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No Title [Newspaper Article] — The Herald — 3 October 1868
h our last issue wee 'announced the very satisfactory state of the subscription t: 'he People's Memorial, we to nsow i n:a po sition not only to confirmI that statement, but to go much further ; at that date the amount of signatures already affixed ex ceed 1,600. The result of the canvass of our own Fremantle community has been an addi tion of 170 names to the list forwarded, (79) for presentation to the late Legisla. tive Council and which Was judiciously postponed until the arrival of the New Governor, and the reassembling of the Legislative Couricil next June. We receive favorable accounts from the rural districts, some of which were only partially canvassed, and one, the Swan, altogether neglected. - uch credit is due to Mr. H. Gray, Secretary to the Cham pion Bay Reform Association, Messrs. E. Birch, Farrelly, Giasgiin, and A. Shenton o'f Perth, and our respected fellow 'citizen M?r. M, Samson for the energy shewnaby them in visiting and canvassing the se veral li.ouseholders i...
ANSWERS TO CHARADES. [Newspaper Article] — The Herald — 3 October 1868
ANSWERS TO CHARADES. Admirer of Barney O'Keefe's productions :-- Your solutions of No. 5 and 6 of last week's charades are correct-No 5, Arnm--mar-ram., No, 6, Ground-round. Violet :-Your answers are correct. Fred :-Your solutions of the Enigma (No, 2) is correct-" Tea Pot." . Amelia :-You answer, is correct. FLORA :-Your solution bf Charade-(N0o. , To Barney O'Keefe) is correct-" 'Drab,"'- :
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Herald — 3 October 1868
Notice. O-HE undersigned begs to inform the J Public that he will place a four wheeled Yehicle on the road on the 1st September, leaving Guildford every Tues day and Friday at 3"30 p.m., arriving at Baylup at 7"30 p.m.; starting the follow ing morning at 5 a.m.; also leaving Newcastle every Wednesday and Satur day at 4 p.m.;: arrivrng at Baylup at 7 p.m.; leaving on Thursday morning at 4 a.m., and Sunday morning at 10 a.m. Every care will be taken with parcels, and conveyed on the most reasonable terms, E. MARTIN. Baylup 19th August, 1868. NO TICE. BOOKBINDING OF all descriptions executed at the Office of this Journal, on the most reasonable terms. Sunday Schools, Libraries, and Publio Establishments can have their work done by contract. Fremantle, Feb. 2nd, 1867. Notice. IFOUND on my run a BRINDLE COW, aged, branded L on off Rump, with young calf by her side, also, a BRINDLE IHEIFER, the progeny of the above mentioned Cow, 2 years old, no brand visible. If not claimed within the ti...
ALBANY. [Newspaper Article] — The Herald — 3 October 1868
ALBANY. (From our own .Correspondent ) The weather here for the last ten days has been very rough, with heavy squalls of rain and hail. Wind from N.,to S.W. Sept 4-Arrived schooner CLARANCE PACKET, O'Grady, master, from Melbourne, sailed again on the 9th for Fremantle .. Sept. 6?-Arrived from Cardiff, with coals, after a passage of 93 days. the ship, KING LEAR, D. Little, commander, 1.900. tons - register, this ship has three thousand tons. of coal on board for the P, & O. S. Company, she is a splendid ship. Sept 18.l-At 9"30 p.m., the A.N. ss..s. "ALEX ANDRIA, J. W. B3rown; master from Adelaide reports heavy gales during the passage sailed again with Mails for Adelaide. Sept 2. SepI 19-At 11 a.m., arrived tho R. M. s.s. GEELONG, N. J. Scoltowe, commander, ?from Sydney and Melbourne, sailed again Sept. 20th, at 10 a.m., for Galle. Sept. 24-At 4 a.m., arrived BoMBAT, with English Mail.
To the Editor of The Herald. [Newspaper Article] — The Herald — 3 October 1868
To the Editor of The Herald,. SIR, Someof the colonialpapers laving commented adversely upon the Report of the Committee of Counicil ou Immigration, and haring expressed their regret that so small a number was pro posed to be introduced each year, and also that no recommendation was made for the appoint ment ofan Agent in England, I will with your permission make a few remarks on the subject.: On referring to the Report I fnlud 30 niarried couples, 70 single men, 200 single women, and 20 tradesmen, were. recommended to be sent ont each year, making a total of 320 adulrts.. It was a great consideration with t:c Com mittee that no greater number thould' be im ported than could be readily absorbed" into ser. vice, as nothing could act so injuriously to:the obtaininig of immigrantsas the knowledge which would be soon' communicated to their friends at home, that they were kept for some time in the Home before ohtaininsg employment ; a circum stance which would tend more than any other to...
SCRAPS. A SUMMER'S DAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Herald — 3 October 1868
S CR APSt A SU?IMER'S DAY. A sound of.d all things low and sweet, Is borne.upon the breeze; The blackbird singing in the hedge, The south wipd 'mong the trees, The bees low hum amid the eaves, Or fly along the pane, With whisp'ring 'mong the tasseled corn, And through the bearded grain. I hear the measured dip of oars - In the waters of the bay, And glad young voices ringing out,. .. A merry roundelay ; The roses red and white fling.out Their banners to the air, And down the walk the lilies stand, With censers rich and rare. The yellow sunshine paints the leaves In shadows on the wall;, And in the air the thistle down, Like snowflakes rise and fall, Who places thoughts upon his work, : Or cares how he is fed? : While humming-birds dart in and out, The green vines overhead. Who &arus for power, or wvealth, or fame, O~r high, or low degree ? I'd rather have my wild.wood haunts,. Beneath the wild-wood tree, Or see the red-bird on the wing, SOr mark the swallow's flight, Or watc...
THE MURRAY. PINJARRAH MOUNTED VOLUNTEERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Herald — 3 October 1868
THE. MURRAY. PINJARRAMI MOUNTED VOLUNTEERS. A General Meeting of this corps took place at the Court House, Pinjarrah, on Thursday, the 24th ultimo, thirty members being present, to take into consideration certain new rules and regulations, and the appointment of of?icers; at the same time time eight new members were admitted-it was announced that the corps was now~:forty strong. The worthy Resident, J. G. Murray, Esq., was chosen Lieutenant, Mr T. Oakley, Cornet, Mr. J. McLarty, Sergeant for Pinjarrab, Mr. T. Logue, for the Hervey, and Mr. James Cooper for Mandurah, subject to' the approval of the Commandant, the Hon. Colonel Bruce, and His Excellency the Governor. The funds of the Corps, Captaiu Fawcett stated were ina very satisfactory state. After the meeting the members paraded for drill,' going through the various evolutions most satisfactorily. espe cially the sword exercise; the" charge" was admirably executed. Too much credit cannot be given to the worthy commander, Captain ...
DOESTICKS' LETTERS. DOESTICKS ON SPRING HOUSE CLEANING. [Newspaper Article] — The Herald — 3 October 1868
?JESTIC KS' LETTERS. I)QESTIscKS ON SPRING HO.USE .OLEWING. This is the time of year when all wo men are seized with that strange madness known as the " House-cleaning Fever," and all their husbands; brothers, sons and boarders become wretched victims to their feminine fury.: Though physicians and philosophers have for many years vainly sought an explanation of the cu rious disease they have never found it, norhave they ever been able either to prevent its coming on, or to cure it after it has fairly seized upon its wretched vic tim until it has run its full course. The premonitory symptoms are well known to every married man who invari ably flies the house and leaves the pre mises in] undisturbed possession of the enemy. For the information of bachelors and boarders I will enumer.te some of the sai4 symptoms ; When you see a man come up to the door witl. half a barrel of stuff that looks like a .?ixture of lamp-oil and spoiled molasses, and smells like Limburger cheese steWed with ...
TENDERS ACCEPTED. Colonial Secretarys Office, Perth, 29th September, 1868. W.COATES, [Newspaper Article] — The Herald — 3 October 1868
T'ENIDERS ACcIA'TEiIL -----o Colonial Secretaryls Of?et Perth, 29th September, t68;-::. W. CoAhns, To repair five chains of Road on the,1oi.'i tham line, for £18. H. T. OUaGDEN, To supply 60 Catridge Pouches and 40: Revolver Holsters for the Police Departmenti for £12.. " By His Excellency's command, . FRED. P. BARLEE, Colonial Secretary.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Herald — 3 October 1868
COMM I S SA 1AT. .-i.ENDERS (in duplicate) .will be re . ..ceived at the CommissariaOiff"ie, SFre.aa-tle, till NOON of TIUESDAY;tio - th October, 1868, for the supply of AH O BAN : ' . 1". Feet run 480. : : x: 7:> xiL . :" " 32,850. ; x 4 in 14 ft. lengthm-Piecea . .' .. _*,: :. , ; . K. ; -6 2 S " " , ,21.::o "17-" " 4. " 16" 45:. 1" 7 " 3 8in. " 8. " 5 " 3 " " 36. i 6" " 94.' SHIV6LBS. :Shiingles, Shea Oak No. 0,o00. iALSO- :':The Tim.ber, to be.delivered at the land :_.end' of the Jetty, Champion Bay, and stacked in the: several lengths aid sizes separately.. To be sound in every res Spect and free from gum veins, and wave S:edges, to be straight and straight grained, .but the full sizes and lengths specified and die square-the whole to be Mahbog any. , The Shingles to b' Shea Oak of the Standard length and width, and free :fom Sap. 'The Bricks to be sound, hard, well burned and of good shape, To be delivered within 4 months from the date of acceptance of tender, subject to ap...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Herald — 3 October 1868
THE 'HERALDP IS PUBLISHED EVERY SAITURDAY. TEB a TFIRS Or aWaB;I Aab: Thro'the Post 26s. per. a Pd.InAdvace Town, 20a. " " SINGLE NUM5BER& 6D. EACR. ADVERTISEMENTS., . first 8 lines, 3s. 6d., every additional line Sdi Half-price for each subsequent insertion. Ad rertisements for a quarter, or any longer period, by special agreement. PaTan--M.. F.-, ARMSTRONG. NEWCASTLE--~M.. J. A. WRO)TH. Noarux?,--M. THROSSELL. BUNBURY-MR. G. R. TEEDE. BUSSELTON--ME. J. W. HUMPHRY. CHAMPION Ba-AT-Mn. I. WALKER, MELBOURINE-MEBSRB. GORDEN & GOTCH. Job Printing of all descriptions in the best styles Important Notice. MIESSRS. T. FARRELLY & Co., (LIENSED AUCTIONEERS,) EG to inform the Public, that they intend to hold public sales, monthly, at Perth, and have made arrangements ?ith Mr. O. Taylor, proprietor of the " Horse & Groom" Hotel, for the use of bis. excellent and convenient stockyards and paddock, opposite the Hotel, to afford good accomodation for such as want to...
MAIL NOTICE. [Newspaper Article] — The Herald — 3 October 1868
M AIL. 0 TICE. -- o- Mails for transmission by Contract Packet via King George's Sound will close at the Ge neral Post Oiffice, Perth, as under: For Europe, India, Cape of.Good Hope, &c., on We?nesday, the. 14th October, at 10 o'clock a.m. . For the Australian Colonies, New Zealand, and Tasmania, on Saturday, the 17th October, at 6 o'clock p.i. Money Orders for transmission by the above conveyance will be issued on the Australian Colonies, Nei Zealand, and Tasmania, up to 11 a.m. on Friday, 16th October, and on the *Uiitcd Kiigdom, up to 11 a.m. on Monday, 12th October. Leitters for Registration must be pcsti one hour before the:closing of the Mail. . . . :L:ate- Letters, on.payment of a fee of6d may be posted-upj to T2-30 p.mu. .. A. HELMICH, S. . . . Postmaster-General. : Generil:Post Office, Perth, :Sept. 29th, 1868.
Shipping Report. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Herald — 3 October 1868
ARRIVALS.; Sept. 28.-Sw&n, 24 tons, Ferguson master, from Bunbury. Cargo-13 loads timber, 23 bags potatoes, .1 ton do. 3 bales leather, 4 casks butter, and sundries. Same day.-E?nILY SMITmr, Capt.. Davidson, from a whaling cruise on the North-West Coast: 29;-WATER Li~Y, 21 tons, J.'O'Grady.master from Iuubfiry. Passengers-Mr. and Mi?s. rii&lt; aic d-'f-amily, L. Armistrong, C. Clinch,o G. Colkett, John Walsh, and two others. Cargo a. quantity'of timber and sundries. : D: : EPARTURES. . Sept. 26.-BUONGARE, 89 tons, Cobb, master, for Champion Bay. -Passengers-Miessrs. -Par ker, Duprie; and Crawley, Elizabeth Burke, and 3 pensioners. Cargo-11I pkgs merchandize (under bond), 3,139 shingles,37 pieces mahogany, 1,100 feet do. 25 pkgs. rope, 205 pieces- timber, 19 casks wine, 92 bags sugar, 4 hhds., beer, 10 boxes soap, 12 cart arms, 30 train irons, 20 iron lbolts, 36 pkgs. merchandize, and 144. loads timber. " Same day.-CHARoN, 15 tons, Watson, mas ter, for the Irwin. Pass...
FROM THE SEA. [Newspaper Article] — The Herald — 10 October 1868
:.. --- R..- O4." "i :''. . ..... " I: " ' " . F'orwaird, the illi'mtable expanse of ocean st;etcuhed awiay, ::alliri'ig by its smooth -b'ueness th~istip;,: thait had left thie harboi'r Its. sedautive :undaulations seemned d: proniise fairniskies and p'osper .ons voyages-th-e syoa was smiling her sweet , -, . .. e Backward, the o10ng line of blue re ceded eveiy. moment. :It was that land where, WVarreniton had been blessed in thaut ?ivubih blesseth most powerfully. The youhgn man stood on. the deck, with drawn , ronm the leeople who lounged and talked :theie. His eyes were looking at that faint azuire line which grew fainter, moire indistinct as he looked. He longed to-tretcih but his arms towards that land -~he :ielt tha~ strange sinking of the heart :that one sometimes feels when leaving the country of one's birth. :"M onsieur is sad." The.voice was low and soft, with that foreign accent which, sounded in harmo ninus tones, is so attractive. Wa.Tenton turned and saw Josephine St. ...
THE STORY-TELLER. SUSANNAH'S DIARY. EDITED BY F. S. P. S. (Continued.) [Newspaper Article] — The Herald — 10 October 1868
THE STORY-TELLER, $TJSANNATI'S DIAY. - dimellinusg sweets with, any oname, und s:. h toeitert-as a deal friend used to say ?nade a great mistake. I don't believe any "ose named Susannah would smell sweet-nor Sarah either; indeed all those odious nanes-lHannah, Deborah, I)nah, .Delilah-with an Israelitish twang abouti them are a perfect beMt noire to me; -and th~hat brings'me to a little explanation I S.wish to make before going any farther. When I was a gushing.young craturie pf sixteen I once sat inp two nights ruan ning to read the life and adventures obfa, bold Smuggler, who, I secretly-: hoped would, some day or other, sail :up: the river running through our .village, aid parry me off, and marry me. Oily fancyr! The Smuggler's Bride ! Well, this bold Smuggler had a famous craft, named (after his sweetheart)-La belle Susanne; iand from that day to this I have taken the liberty of tampering with my christian name. Need I add, Mr. Editor, how ex ceedingly hurt I feel. that the Hera...
ENCLOSURES REFERRED TO. [Newspaper Article] — The Herald — 10 October 1868
:ENCLOSURES REFERREI) TO. Extract fronm Report of Goinptroller General, Tasmanis, dated i18th July, 1849, transported w'fh Governor Denion's Despacsth,dated 27th September, 1849. .Tlie demeanour and conduct of the co.nvicts, the mannei" in wlhich labour is.now performed, aid the general tone .pc-rvadifng.the whole cou vict class in Vrau Diemen's Land. are strongly . indicitive of a chainge for the better, but, per haps, one of.the most decided proofs of the al teration which liai been effected in the sys~ami ofcolniot discillie in thi's colony is the recent diminution ini thle amount of corporal punish niedit The i~ecords hIve not been kept in such a form iis to adnit of a very mirut~e comparison on this licnit b..fitI gather from various returns which havb I1een compiled at different periods that in the ?ear 1845, with an average' of 24,827 male Iconvicts in the Colony, IS,526 lashes were.in flictd on 561- o thiese: men In .1846 thlere was ;but 1:it.?tiehanfo In 1847, with an averq...
PARLIAMENTARY RETURN ON THE TREATMENT OF CONVICTS IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA. PRODUCED ON THE MOTION OF MR. HIBBERT. Ordered by the House of Commons to be Printed, July 28, 1868. [Newspaper Article] — The Herald — 10 October 1868
PARLIAMENTARY . EJltURN 0iN THE TREATTfENT..O1?. CONVICTS IN WESTERN AUSTiLA..iA : PRODUCED ON THE MOTION OF? ~R, HIIBERT. Ordered by the S7ous of,'omm6ons to be - • " .. printed, July,28, 1868: . - .-Copy of .a Dospatch lfpom Governor: lHanipton :to His Giraco tlie iDulke of Buckiingham and ChnPoer t: .G. ,. overnmenit't ePert,:. 2d I..5eceber ;1867. . :Iy Lord IDuke,-In th Eve ing Star news :paper, dated- the 5th ,Sept.era- e 1867?; a'iletter is :published signed V,.Wi} ~mnisallalk, " fbroij ,warding a copy of a memoriartlle t HeIoward Association from a warder nte convict estab lishment at Fremantle, imindi copy .of a petitioih to the Legislative Council froi;n the convicts: in Western Australia. 2. All parties concernedj.ii the: .piblicatioii. of the gross defamation coitained in the;' docu_-: ments referred to are of course iiable i ua:iich punishment as the law awards ibr circulating. libels, and will be held rcponmsible accordingly: by me; but in the meantime,' as .Mr;. Talla...
REPORT OF THE HON. THE COMPTROLLER GENERAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Herald — 10 October 1868
REPORT .OF ,TE HON. THE COMP ST]h0LER GENLR~IL, Comptroller General's Office, Perth, 18.De cember, 1867. Sir,-In compliance with the verbal request of your Excellency, I havethe honour to make the following remarks upon a portibn (quotied below) of a petition published in an English.: newspaper, and purpoting to have been- addres sed by convicts in Western Austraiai to the Legislative Council of that Colony, in Dcember 1866. . . " That the grievances complained o·f consist in the following punishments, viz., - " 1 The severity of the corporeal (~sic) pun- - ishment, the description of, weapon used to inflict it, and the number of lashes given, which are doublethe number allowed by law ." The retirn of corporal punishments already fur nished to your Excellency, will siifliciently answer this:" grievance." It will be seen that the cat whichhas been employed since the early part of 1864, hasbeen made on the model of one sent from Englandas a pattern. The maximumi. number of lashes dhie...
SUMMARY FOR THE MAILS. [Newspaper Article] — The Herald — 10 October 1868
SUMMARY FGR THM MAILS. We resume what onccwe very appropriatel~r called our Monthly Summary, but whicra at present, under existing disarrangements we must call by some other nanme. Independant of the strange fact that, the English Mail leaves two days before the mail from this Co lony is due, bywhich,those who are not aaare of the facility afforded: by the land despatch viAMarseilles, find from their- friends, that what otherwise would be novel and interesting is at least a month behind that received by their nseighbors through the latter channel.. Even in this case there: is but four days after 'receiving ihe Australian Mails to reply, in ad dition there is an increased post~ge to be paid. Although nominally we receive thirteeninstead of twelve mails, in fact, except transmitted vi. Marseilles, all communications from Enlgland " are not quickened by thile present arrange ments, and much inconvenience, uncertainty, and disappointment are the only results; the blame of which is laid ...