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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 14 February 1842
"TRACKAN & CO, will Purchase ogr, Advance on WOOLS of this Sea., n's clip. GepJong November l?,::. ."s', -,: I1R undersi~ed .are., purchasers of Wool, .or, will make advances on coining clip, delivired.ini M;llourne, illiams '.Town, Geelon or;, Poriland. v, ton lbe consigned to. their, agents,. essrs..Rickardas, Little, &. Co.:; London. \VRRE. BIIOTIHERS? & CO. W :, : · .wOOL., ? ": ?:r 1IE undersigned will :.dvrance on Wool. The advances w.ili be ide in CAsu, on delivery. A -TH OMSON. -A gor Londo . : o load at William's Town and Point [enry) 'TH1IE ine Britilh.built Barque .ASIA, 1, S3S tons," PATTtLSON commander, Il meet, with iluick despatch, having e ereuter part of her cargo engaged lr accommodations for passengers" are 'perior. Apply tb' CA M PBELL:~ WOOLLEY, or to CRAIG & IIROADFOOT. or Zondon, to load at Geelong THER first - cass B-A RIQU E NEato, G. HILL. comman'der,will meet wiih irk despatch. For: Freight or~'Pas '-e, her accommoda'tions.l...
SHIP NEWS. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 14 February 1842
SZKEP 2TE1WS. A flRIVALK. Fpb. 9--APHItASIA, astamer. Lawler master. from Melbourne. 0.o-- LILI .As,.schooner .,Sm.ith master, from Ilobart 'I own via Melbourne. 12-A l+pI II AS , sAlteamer, Lawler master, from M5elbnurnie.. 1T s--S iA it oc, eitt r, riA linr masicr, from HIobart Touwn,wii.. TI'ea, &c . :_: " . . DiAi tr ies. 2 Feb. 7-AP HlRAsl A;' teie'r, Lawler nmeater; for Melbourne. i .::;;..; ::. R8A lfO A; sFlir.; Illackbuirrne master, fAr Hba'rt Totull, i ith 't0oo slieep:.' ?. IANoEI it, veilue cilltter, for Mel s - Go~'VENor -LA. Tone,; cutter, Gintlthi?e'iastie ror .lelbour e, for.. Melboilurne. S.--IO UJAII T AI DEN, s 0iooner, Ilob. insoanrmastcr, for-iMelbourne.: ::
MISCELLANEA. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 14 February 1842
. :. ISCELLAN KA. S* fLons.-ln .18 thci'aptain of th~e, 1'reiich, corvette % ictoria ,while at anchor in the liay of Tunis,.bought: of a Moorish merchant two lion whelps, of t he M our iit" Atlalii .reed''-: Tli '.lhilpe made thelnselves perfectly at home:in their' floatini' :habitation th~ey grew up a tnd becarieh lions -lioSlnia.as they were . Vihout the tiiutorsh?p of Van. Amnburg or Cartae they receied an accolnplished o"ducation, and. were allo'wed to go entireiy 'ree thie length and' breadlth'of the ship were. equally at theii disposa i they were docile, and beuitlffulty tae they rolled ei played like brothers witli the cabin bo5, and set ed to undertand all ltht passed. 'hie strains of fife, aid tainbor were notlhing obscurei to thenm. At'tlie 'hour rf retiiew, they sat withi quiet majesty at the side of the r;rum, and observed-ias Ithe .regini?erit'defiled. One of their fav'ourite.customs was, to run to the port-holes of the ship when ever a strange boat hailed them. "-Their...
CHIEF CONSTABLE. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 14 February 1842
CH :. IEF: CONSTABLE. We copy the ;following paragraph from'tlie.H-lrald'of'Tuesday last, for the pdrpnse of exIposing its misstate ntents, aid clearing., the. character of Mr M'Keever from the unjust imputa. tionasthrownqupon it.. We shall always he anxiouis to'" do-justice," whether the cause be popular or unpopular. A GooD CA~t. - An unfortunate, man of the name of JamesIHogg, residing in! Geeleng, was apprehended by Constable M'Keever, under the .following dis. graceful circumstances : - Mr. Wright some short timb'sirice wrote to M'Kee. ver, to'apprehendTTa man of the name of. Ja'ines iHall (giving an ancicurate descrip ,tion'of his"ierion), 'siipposed"to'bhe in the'town orneighb'ourhood of Geelong;' 'on'the: arrivl 'of, constable Vitige- in? Cdrio,, :J'KeevPr :said he hid :got the' man, and handed over a respectablel methanic iismedl James Hogg, to his" custody, to be lodged in Melbourne. The most criminal degree of negligence is to be attributed to M'Keever hor his conduct in ...
CHINA. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 14 February 1842
CHINA. Tlre T WENTIETII COLONY.-Arrange ments having been made for the perma nent occupation of the Island'of Hong Kong, it has become necessary to de. dare the principles and conditions upon which allotments of land will be made, pending her-Majesty's further pleasure. With a view to the reservation to the crownof as extensive a control over the lands as may be tcompatible with the immediate progress of the establishment, it is. now declared, that the num'ber of allotments to be disposed of, from time to time, will be regulated with due regard to the actual public wants. It will be a condition of each title, that a building, of a certain value hereafter to be'fixed, must be erected within a rea sonable period of time, on the allot. mentr; and there will be a general re servation of all her Majesty's rights. Pending her Majesty's further pleasure, the lands will be allotted according to the principles and practice of British law, upon the tenure of quit-rent to the crown. Each allot...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 14 February 1842
Pastoral and "Agricultural So ciety of Australia Felix. THle first Annual Sho?w of the. 'nastoral and Agricultural Society of Australia Felix will be held at Mel. buurne, on the 3rdl March, proximo. .ZIST O PIREmIlCtmS.' HORSES. For the best imported blood stallion five guineas, or a silver medal of.that value . . For she best.imported draught stallion five guineas, or a silver medal ot that value . ; For (he best colonial bred blood stallion. -three guine'as For the best colonial -bred draught stdllion-thlree:guineas blAILES. For the best importedblood mnre-five guineas, or a ailver medal of that va lue ... .: , . - . For Ilie best, imported draught mare five guineas, or a silver medal.of that value : . For the best colonial bred blood toare; -three guineas . - For the best colonial bred draught mare -three guineas : :. , ;:: PULLS. . For the best. inported Durham'bull-. two guineas - For the, best imported Devon bull-two guineas. , For the-best imported Ayrshire bull two guineaus ...
(ADVERTISEMENT.) TO THE EDITOR OF THE GEELONG ADVERTISER. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 14 February 1842
TO TIIE EDITOIL OF TiIE GdELONO ADVERTISTSR. Slnt,-I wish to know through the me dium of your paper if Magi'trotes ih, your district can commit any personi, 'without going -through the eare on hotil dides ! If not, why was G~r ee Well. bank (who was accused of s) k:ng ? constable,) committed, and his w nes'?s :'not heard ?:-?-=There-were three, r four respectable persois waiting to si te the case, when the Chidf Const'able. o Mlaj.,r Domo, came out of tlhe office an'-said, ' Turn those fellows away wh call themselves witnesses." ` On tlihe other hand, why were the witnesses -for th. prosecution allowed :Wto xstaniil a the door of the office during the whole- ro. cedurc. If the Magistrates do not know their duty, it. mould be to the interest of the Government to let us have Magist'ates wfho' know some law, and not put the criRow toii thli unieesanry exprnse. ,.I such :cas'we?re "'to occur in Ent landdor otiy; oth'er ipart of 'hese coloniees; I.knowi'i't :Tudites woulid re prinmaid th...
THE LATE MR. KEMMIS. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 14 February 1842
TILE LAT, Mun. KEMMIS. - We have to-day the melaodholy duty to perform of recording the dealth of Arthur Kem niis, F?`s; J.P. 'of the firm of A. Kemmig hind C,.' one of ihe most respected and influential residents ;in:Atrhe province, and, a gentleman universally st,-emeied throughout the colony. Mr Kemmis died on Tuesday morning after a severe illne:s of only. seves .or eight days duration.-Patriot.
WEIGHTS AND MEASURES. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 14 February 1842
W' EIGHTS AND MEASURliS. The' firt inmpection of weighi sand meastires in this towwnihip was '"nade?on Thursdays last.. The- visitation was. quite. nnexpected; and, to the credit of our dcitizedsbe it recorded ,not' one' caed of itentlional fraud was substan. tiated. :yu As usual, we have a bitter complaint io make against- our incapable Police. Magistrate furf the manner. in which he his turned an excellent and salutory law :,intoa. :mnenstire.,if: injustice and'. oppression;. :The"' Weijhlts anid Mea sures Act" statesr thIat .tl cler ks ofithei respective;benches throughout the co lony should be furnishe(l witlia set of imperial weights and measures, to en able storekeepers and, othler,dealers to adjust theirs, by one common standard. For three' or four years thle govern_ ment haveys broken.thilis prt of the 1law themselves; during .which time the public have been at the mercy of dis honest dealers (supposing there were such,) and the storekeepers had no means of knowing whether t...
(ADVERTISEMENT.) TO THE EDITOR OF THE PORT PHILLIP HERALD. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 14 February 1842
Rf'ISE.2IEs.)' To1 HMTE OILT PIItLLIP Sia,-''aving noticed .in. your.. paper of the 8th instant, a .psograph rrflonting on my conduct as chief constable of this district, in, having appi-dlierndi~le and, forwarded to' Melbourne a man named James, Hall' alias' Hog;I, 'be'g to inform you; that this man .appeared at the police oflice on the 26th;Janialry, for being drunk, and gave his name (,ts recorded) James Hall ;;:having a warrant for a man of that name, and tiis man being a perfect stran~ecr lhere ;(not .a tradesman with a family, as you report), he was 'detained in custody, and for warded to Melhou'rne to be identified. He returned here a few days:back', and stated his' name was'iJamenis tlo gg having also a warrant for a"iiman?ii amed James Hogg, for .nbscondinh,! h'e was again forwarded to 'Mlb urlne ooonsiusu picinn of being JaeHidti'i6, the bolt??r. Your insinuationias to my bein?'dirunk or sober, I deem. too absurd Imotoi:te'; my habits beingr-pretty well:known to the author...
MIDDLE DISTRICT. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 14 February 1842
3 :M I DDLRE :IuiTIR1CTh. M1n..J.. E.. tNNIho. - On nrhu r'd an iiq~i~of~qhl ~oe'W llian Hustler, Bs~q . hiib Jhr, i F of the colony. ndu a jury 'of twelve gentlrmeo, iýI Inquhi a what land's, teoninents, gootlh nU'c!; hate is -John; Ifidye "M inllii h, ;1:-tJJ· late rgistrar or ihe %upremerc(.urtu wiI% possessed of' on t hd 'thiei of Janunry, when a wri.for,..772 was issued agni:Iu him for money dic-in the Qneen. rnro the:'efience b'r~hi r.: Pdfe. ?6.aaniag, g,:ra: d J (Gorp ~ Coonperr Tuirnr. it appenr.d.r ? t Mr Mlanning Ihartwo ihoiuand five aidred alnd sixty· er9 nftlancdat.Bris i. wn» at'er- worth £1500 a year ;(onP, n _dr'd And t1wontrv arrce of jland at ytrt PhilliP"..worth £350 yperlyr:lac'res, tliae,-. &c.; in QO,'en's-placrC, George 'rf?et. worth £1050 n year ; : lenss of nope'r'y f"t V'rinlontl ;worth .£500,;, iiirc."" IYsa';;i"' .rine huldred ishep, 2r llt .per ,hind, or £243' 10s ; Shosli onrilfl furnitnr,, &c.. atUltimio ue,- l a htit £00 i.T',he'£77 ....
PROSPECTUS OF THE PORT MACQUARIE. STEAM NAVIGATION COMPANY. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 14 February 1842
PRtOPECT.US, OP~T',IE PORi v I:ACQUARIE STEAM NAVIGATIONcCO51PAN Y. "Port'Nlicquarie is'tireiarkable forieh'e positioi~ it.'occupies in;the map-of- New South WVales. possessing maniy facilities which:·refidr it the approlirinte seat 6f the chhmmerceof'thl north. eastern coast, it is not less favourably situated as the recipient of- a'~reat internal `trade: It is closoly con~nected with the': finest arnble: ( rets:aor the :district by`" thei River Wilson; =with the ,M'Lea??y ind ihe the more northern 'portions, it com manldsa direct interrourselby mearns of tthe Mari ; .!whilst by .the [lustinge.,the fleecy wealth of Liverpool Plains :'n'd New nrigls'anldwill' tt' briiught' to'! the port, andu a" most impor.tant imp?ilse thereby added to its present valuable coastingi. traffic: .-J T . SThese fine rivers have thus"made Port Macquaric the entreipt'of the stirrouind., ing districts, and the only place -+of transit for their produce, and it is with sangrinuie l6pes' o bsuccess that a pr...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 14 February 1842
MARRIED. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; On the 8th February, by special li- cence, Acheson Sydney Jeremiah French, Esq., stipendiary magistrate, Portland Bay, sixth son of Robert French, Esq., &nbsp; of Monivea Castle, county Galway, and grandson of Sir Lucius' O'Brien, Bart., of Dromoland Castle, county Clare, to Anna, second daughter of Doctor Wot- ton.
LOCAL INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 14 February 1842
LOCAL INTELLIGENCE. INDENTED HEAD. —The beautiful &nbsp; country to the southward and eastward of Corio has hitherto been neglected on account of the apparent scarcity of pure fresh water. We are happy to hear that our enterprising townsman, Mr Mack, has endeavoured to overcome the difficulty, and the attempt has met with complete success. He caused a well to be sunk on his station about 12 miles from Corio ; at the depth of fifty feet the workmen came upon a stratum of rock, and the water then rose plenti- fully in the well. The supply is most abundant, and the water, very pure. There can be litttle doubt of the'prssi bility of procuring water . with equal. facilit.y.in the neighbourhood of. the; locality 'in question. POLiCe Ilusixrss.-We were particu lhrly struck on Saturday last, durinig th* adjudicatlon of the cases undnr, thice Weights and Measures Act, with several circumstances which showed -that there` had been' a iE.IEArsAL O:T.' o 'r.lni,??cr, previous to the case...
CAPE OF GOOD HOPE. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 21 February 1842
CAPE OF GOOD HOPE. The agricultural prospects of the colony are far from flattering. Land has fallen to the lowest ebb in value, while the release of the protecting duties in the Australian and other colonies, have thrown a gloom over the labor and expectations of the wine grower and exporter. At the same IItre, however, they are congratulating themselveq. on the daily increase in value.of the Cape wool in England; the care with which the fleece is man. aged while on the sheep's back, as well as the getting it up, has given it a decided position in the market, that, when we consider the 'cheapness of grazing ground in the colony, may yet enable it to compete with Australia.
THE BEST FIELD FOR IMMIGRATION. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 21 February 1842
THE BEST FIELD FOR1 IMMIGRA* TION. From the Austrnlasian Record. We have recently proved, to com plete; demonstration, that, in the pre sent ominious, circumstances of the British empire.,.emigration on an exten sive scale, arid permanently support id, is ibsoluiely necessary to the well being. of the people, to the continu ance of our maritine and commercial greatness, . and legislative institu tions... . =This is no longer a matter of discus s:ion-itis fact from which there is no appeal. There are, however, several most important:questions involved in this 'subject,, which demand the anxious at tentio.n3of: the country. It is our in tention very, driefly to revert to the Pfirst ?ft ii hsquestions in our present p tblication., " Where is the moast Eligible Field for ,Emgration, ?- • ..e observe: that the new President of,;the;i United, States,. in his recent message, has directed the attention of theAminerican Congress and- people to ithe :incalculable dilvantages which resiilt fro...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 21 February 1842
A CARD. HENRY COWARD, M.D., Member of the Royal College of Surgeons, London, begs to announce to the Inha bitants of the town and district of Geelong, that he purposes entering upon the practice of his piofession immediately. South Corio, Feb. 21. To Carpenters. TENDERS will! he received for the CArpenter Work of Dr. Clerke's building, at the corner of Yarra and Corio Streets. until Thursday next, the 24th instant. Plans, and specifications may be seen at I)r. Clerke'i residence, Malop-street, North Corio. EDUCATZON. MR. STEWART bees to intimate that he will open a Morning School for Geopraphy, Grammar, Writing, Ac counts, &c., on Monday next. Hours of attendance, from 7 to 9. Q1= No additional fee will be charged for pupils who may attend this class, provided they belong to either the. Day or Evening Classes. Corio, Feb. 21. Notice to the Publio. LEWIS DAVIS INTENDING to hold a Sale every Wednesday, persons desirous of disposing of Merchandise, Land, Stock, or any other eff...
WEST INDIES. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 21 February 1842
WEST INDIES. By the latest news from the West Indies, we learn that money matters were better in Jamaica, and the crops were also better, both there and at Barbadoes, rain having fallen abun dantly, which had expedited the opera tions of the agriculturist. General Darling had assumed the government of the latter island. Trinidad was pros. perous, and the governor had been in structed to state to the home government that the island of Trinidad, from the great lertility of its soil, and with a sutlicient labouring population, was ' capable of producing sugar to any extent." Bar Harbours.--Capt. Barrett has lately been lecturing both in Edinburgh and Leith on the cause of bars at the entrance to harbours. The proposi tions which he attempted to establish are these:--. That egress, sluicing, or scouring waters, naturally or artifi cially directed, disemboguing into the ocean with a velocity adequate to take out matter in suspension, deposits that matter so soon as the impetus cea ses, a...
TO THE CLERGY, MAGISTRATES COLONISTS, &c. &c., OF PORT PHILLIP. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 21 February 1842
TO TFIE CLERGY, MAGISTRATES, COLONISTS, &c.. &.? "OF POR`LT. PHILLIP. The Abdrigin'es' ProtectionSobcirty: appeals to the justice, hutiitniiy, iliif d Christian princip'e of the var:ous clias. ses.ofrsettlers ini. 'lorti.Phillip, oi: behalf of the iihoriginal inihabitants, which their colonization,.lItis feiared,;is:rapid: ly. extirpieing. 0 i" 'The. " Aporigines' Protection. Sbdi ety" is friendly to?colonisaation, and.iii eludes in the number of iisconimilttee and supporters some who alre largely interested in colonial, prosperity ;-. but-it is impossible, as mnien, patriots, philantlropists'; ?o Chlrisiians; to be hold, without' auxiety;, the" ruin of the peobleowe* shailbe accessarya in sop. planting~ 'unless our modes of colonisa. lion be directed witih gre?ter, ihuman ity and wisdom than in times past:.,:,,' l Ini P.ort'L:hillip" the land' which once constituted the suipport of tribes of !n tives, now scarcely knows ?hliem,it'is understood ;,and ifthis be, not t...
MY HOME IS THE WORLD. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 21 February 1842
NaY HOaIV S ITHE w 1VOnIt . - laY iIA' lfan USAYL Y:. 3 SIced, speed, my fleet vessel, the shore is in Irght;, 'J'1ie iireezs are fair, we shall anchor to-laglt; a Tnomorrow at sanrise once more I 3ihallst R 1d, Oit tha sea.beaten shore otm y dear nattive land. Alh, why does despnndency weigh dlown my heart I Suad thoughts are ftr .friends thatreluctiantly part I canr.e from an exileof tweinty,lng iyesier: i , Yet I gaze on myycountry thro' fast-falling tears.. I see the hill%, urple wh hells? o the, 'heath, : And'anyoV own happy valley that nestles beaseath ; . And tlie fltrgrlan white bltssu?al spread over, tle thornia 'I'at gronws nar the .cottage wherein I was born. It cannolt hie chrnigedlno tl, ite ivy htsh linabs O'er the guy ittle pnrch; as it lid'in old tiaes';.. And the seat where my fathier teclisaid I still tiihere, My mother's own casrmenat, thel hanilaer she lnved; Is there,.ovesloklnthtlie, lawn wliereil'nived'; s' She wistfully satiwlth hler hand.o'er hern lrtw;i As ...