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Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Perth Gazette and Western Australian Journal — 19 December 1835
GOVERNMENT NOTICE. Colonial Secretary's Office, Perth, December 7, 1835= SALE OF TOWN ALLOTMENT 0¡N Thursday, the 31st oí December, the Collector of Revenue will offer for Sale by Public Auction, in front of the Public Offices, the undermentioned Allotment, viz. : Lot No. 14, Section S, in the town of íerth, applied for by Joseph Harris. For further particulars, reference to be made to the Offices of the Surveyor-Ge- neral and Collector of Revenue. By His Excellency's Command, PETER BROWN, Colonial Secretary. GOVERNMENT NOTICE. "ÄTOTICE is hereby given, that the -*-^ next General Quarter Sessions of the Peace for the Colony of Western Australia, will be holden at the Coui't House, at Fremantle, in the said Colony, at the hour of Nine in the Forenoon on JFriday, the first day of January next. Dated the 15th Dec, 1835. A. H. Stone, Clerk of the Peace. COMMISSARIAT OFFICE, Perth, December 16, 1835. THE Tenders for the erection of a Commissariat Store and Guard House at King George's So...
To the Editor of "The Perth Gazette." [Newspaper Article] — The Perth Gazette and Western Australian Journal — 19 December 1835
-UÜO To the Editor of " The Perth Gazette." Sir,-A small volume has reached this Colony «ntitied "The New British Province of South Australia, or a Description of the Country, illus- trated by charts and views, with an account of the principles, objects, plan, and prospects of the Colony ;"' in which the author or compiler, by de- sign or ignorance, makes a number of most gross and unfounded statements as to the condition of this Colony, and of the Settlers. A Mr. Robert Gouger, well known for his abuse of this settlement, is stated in the book to be the compiler-I mean the person w ho applied to individuals here to get him appointed Agent to this Colony, upon the failure oi a former attempt to establish a settlement on the South coast of Australia ; with which attempt he was connected. Had the misstatements I wish to notice, Mr Editor, been connned to this Mr. Gouger, no ne ht-re would have thought them worth noller ; but as they are now sanctioned, and even publicly repeated by me...
THE WESTERN AUSTRALIAN JOURNAL. SATURDAY, DECEMBER 19, 1835 [Newspaper Article] — The Perth Gazette and Western Australian Journal — 19 December 1835
THE WESTERN AUSTRALIAN JOURNAL. SATURDAY, DECEMBER 19, 1835 We have been kindly favored with the following " Notes from his Excellency Sir James Stirling's Journal of his ex- pedition to King George's Sound." The country between the William's and the high Koi-kyeunreuf Range, behind King George's Sound, is represented to us to resemble, in its general character, the district of York. The transitions from good to bad land on the line of road taken by the party, are frequent and sudden. One-quarter of the whole sur- face appeared to be of the very richest description of grass land, another fourth as entirely and hopelessly useless, and the remaining half as indifferent land, &nbsp; composed of brown sandy loam, of a meagre quality, bearing at present white gum-trees, and a little thin grass, but not incapable of cultivation. The inten- tion of the party was, as we have before intimated, to proceed from the William's to Doubtful Island Bay ; and on this line it had proceeded to...
1835. SKETCH OF OCCURRENCES DURING THE YEAR. [Newspaper Article] — The Perth Gazette and Western Australian Journal — 19 December 1835
1835 SKETCH OF OCCURRENCES DURING THE YEAR. Jan.-The wreck of the Cumberland found near Mangles Bay. The bakers not able to supply their customers, owing to the absence of effective mills. Recapitulation of Receipts and Expenditure of the Civil and Military Service of the Colony, publish- ed on 10th Jan. ; outlay for the Military, £13,300 ; ditto for the Civil Service, £ 12,100. Total outlay for 1834, £25,400. The Annual Report of the Directors of the Agricultural Society. Jan. 12th, the plunderers of the Cumberland, six in number, tried and found guilty ;-sentence, 7 years' trans- portation. W. H. Mackie, Esq., appointed Deputy in the Criminal and Civil Jurisdiction of the Go- vernor's Office of Vice-Admiral of this Colony. Flour at 6d. per lb. The first party to the Ho- tham returned, and reported most favorably of the country, as adapted to agricultural purposes, and for grazing and sheep pasture.Feb.-Public announcement, under the sanction of the Shenjjf, of a Meeting of the Col...
To the Editor of "The Perth Gazette." [Newspaper Article] — The Perth Gazette and Western Australian Journal — 19 December 1835
To the Editor of " The Perth Gazette." Sir,-Permit me, through your next paper, to say a few words in answer to the letter of a Con- stant Reader, which appeared in your columns last week. The writer appears to be full of regrets &nbsp; and lamentations, which I will try to relieve Mr. Hillman is fortunate that he feels satisfied with &nbsp; him . I must remind the Constant Reader that those districts he alludes to were noticed by Capt. Bannister "years back" and that land was taken up by settlers, in consequence of his report. I must also tell him that it is the business either of the settler or the Government; as circumstances may require to notice and report on these matters, and that the Government have always with the greatest readiness and at considerable expence, furthered the objects of the settlers, in exploring &nbsp; new districts ; and that the Gentlemen "who on &nbsp; a former occasion" gave a report unite with him &nbsp; in regre...
NEW SOUTH WALES. EXPEDITION INTO THE INTERIOR. (From the "Colonist.") [CONTINUED.] TO THE HONORABLE THE COLONIAL SECRETARY. Camp West of Harvey's Range, Sept. 4, 1835. [Newspaper Article] — The Perth Gazette and Western Australian Journal — 19 December 1835
NEW SOUTH WALES. &nbsp; EXPEDITION INTO THE INTERIOR. (From the " Colonist") [continued.] &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; TO THE HONORABLE THE COLONIAL SECRETARY. Camp West of Harvey's Range, Sept. 4,1835. SCARCELY an hour had elapsed after I had com- municated to the men my determination to return, when firing was heard from the forage party on the river. At that time a tribe of strangers just ar- rived, lay before our, camp. By amusing them and intercepting a messenger, we succeeded in prevent- ing them from joining the river tribe ; while more men and a supply of ammunition were sent to re- inforce our party on the river. These arrived just in time to prevent the sacrifice of seven of our men. A chief, to whom I had given presents and shown particular attention, had been the first to break the peace. ' The conduct of several of these tribes was very extraordinary. To conciliate them was quite hopeless, but not from any apprehen- sions on our part. On the cont...
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Perth Gazette and Western Australian Journal — 26 December 1835
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. Departure.-?>On the 24th mat, the Hero, Capt. Campbell, Vor Batavia.-Passengers, Mr. & Mrs. Williams, Mr. Keith, and Mr. James Brock- man. On the 21st, the Sally Ann, for King George's Sound. Lying in Gage's Hoads.-The Tim. A Mail for England per Tim will be closed on Wednesday, 30th ïnst. Erratum.-In the third column of a Swan River Friend's letter, published in our last, in the 15th line from the bottom, for " perfection " read ** profit."
COLONIAL PRODUCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Perth Gazette and Western Australian Journal — 26 December 1835
COLONIAL PRODUCE. Wheat, 10s. per bushel ; Fresh Butter, 2s. per lb. ; Fresh Meat, Is. 3d. ; Eggs, 2s. per doz. ; Fowls, 3s. each ; Potatoes, 15s. per cwt. ; Onions, 5d. per lb., Hay, £s. per ton.-Mahogany Boards and Scantling, 10s. per 100 feet; Bricks, £2. per/1000 ; Lime, Is. per bushel. EDITED, PRINTED, AND PUBLISHED, BV CHARLES MACFAULL, At the Gazette Of^ce, Perth. Terms of Subscription :-10.*' Qd. per Quarter, if paid in advance ; ort 12s. if paid at the end of the Quarter. Single number One shilling. Terms oj A advertisements : For Eight lines 3«. 6d and 3d. per tine above this number. Advertisements must be paid fir previously t* . insertion.
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Perth Gazette and Western Australian Journal — 26 December 1835
GOVERNMENT NOTICE. Colonial Secretary's Office, Perth, December 7, 1835 SALE OF TOWN^C ALLOTMENT. >&.** & ON'Thursday, the^ist ot December, . the Collector of Revenue will offer ior Sale bv Public Auction, in front of I the Public Offices, the undermentioned Allotment, viz. :-> Lot No. 14, Section S, in the town of | Perth, applied for by Joseph Harns. For further particulars, reference to be made to the Offices ol the Surveyor-Ge- neral and Collector of Revenue. By His Excellency's Command, PETER BROWN, Colonial Secretary. GOVERNMENT NOTICE. ?WTOTICE is herebj givei,, that the -*-^ next General Quart er Sessions of the Peace for the Colony oí Weatern Australia, will be holden at the Court House, at Fremantle, in the said Colony, at the hour oí Nine in the Forenoon on Friday, the first day oí January next. Dated the 15th Dec, 1835. A. 'H. Stone, Clerk of the Peace. COMMISSARIAT OFFICE. Perth, December 16, 1835. THE Tenders for the erection of a Conimissaiiat St...
THE WESTERN AUSTRALIAN JOURNAL. SATURDAY, DECEMBER 26, 1835. [Newspaper Article] — The Perth Gazette and Western Australian Journal — 26 December 1835
THE WESTERN AUSTRALIAN JOURNAL. SATURDAY, DECEMBER 26, 1835 -000 THE following letter has been transmitted by His Excellency Sir James Stirling to the Direclors of the Agricultural Society, in reply to the Annual Report, which will be found in our present num- ber :- Perth, December 22, 1835. Sir,-I request you will be pleased to accept, and convey to your Colleagues in the direction of the Agricultural Society, my acknowledgements for the very gratifying Report which you did me the fav,r to transmit to me yesterday. Í halve* availed myself of the Hero's departure to forward the Document in question to the Minister for the Colonies, and I feel assured that it will afford him very great satisfaction. So clear a statement of th^ Agricultural affairs of this Settle- ment, proceeding from such good authority, must al all limes be acceptable to His Majesty's Go- vernment, but more particularly at the present tim«", when unfavorable reports have been propa- gated in regard to the btate an...
NEW SOUTH WALES. [Newspaper Article] — The Perth Gazette and Western Australian Journal — 26 December 1835
«>4/¿£ .>*» ¿ ¿t, ¿7 im#^ofmt-#uL&$. The State of the Country.-The country is still suffering under a most afflictive drought, and unless we tire blessed with a copious supply of rain very soon, the consequences will be calamitous in the extreme. Working, and other cattle have been dying in great numbers from want of sustenance, and several of the up-country settlers have been obliged to kill their caives and lambs, from the in- ability of the cows and ewes to buckle them We j are still, however, in hopes u( abundance of rain ! about the vernal equinox, and we are most happy ' to be able to refer to the experience of a former 1 year, of a somewhat similar character to the pre- sent, in which similar expectations were cherished and happily realised. On this subject of universal interest, we gladly avail ourselves of the oppor- tunity of laying before our readers the following extract of an Address, delivered by Sir John Jami- son, to the Agricultural and Horticultural S...
COLONIZATION. Lecture on Emigration delivered in Sydney by the Rev. Dr. Lang, in the year 1833. [Newspaper Article] — The Perth Gazette and Western Australian Journal — 26 December 1835
COLONIZATION. Lecture on Emigration delivered in Sydney By the Rev. Dr. Lang, in the year 1833. There is one great evil, arising from the past and present circumstances of the colony as a penal settlement, which, I conceive, it behoves every well-wisher of the colony to keep in view, when recommending any scheme of emigration to its territory. The evil I allude to is this, (hat when a few reputable families ot emigrant» are dispersed among the prison population of the territory, in- stead of elevating the corrupt mass of society around them to their own higher level in the scale of morals, the probability is, that they will them- selves gradually sink to the lower level of the surrounding population. This unfortunate tend- ency-the result of evil communications corrupting good manners-suggests the propriety of con- centrating the free emigrant agricultural popula- tion, that may arrive in the colony, as much as possible, and of forming small communities in dif- ferent parts of the t...
MARKET PRICES, WHOLESALE AND RETAIL. [Newspaper Article] — The Perth Gazette and Western Australian Journal — 26 December 1835
MARKET PRICES, WHOLESALE AND RETAIL. -ooo-t Prime Beef, wholesale, per lb. .. Ditto, retail, " . . ,Pork, wholesale, per cask Ditto, retail, per lb. .... Cheeses (N. Wiltshire), wholesale, per lb. Ditto, retail, per lb. Ditto (Sydney), wholesale, per lb. Ditto, retail, Hams, wholesale, Ditto, retail, . Rice, wholesale, Ditto, retail, Black Tea, wholesale, Ditto, retail, Green Ditto, wholesale, Ditto, retail, Irish Butter, retail, Three-inch Yellow Deals, per foot Soap, wholesale, per lb. Ditto, retail, " . . Paint Oil, wholesale, per gallon Ditto, retail, " Lamp Ditto, wholesale, " Ditto, retail, " Starch, wholesale, per lb. .. Ditto, retail, " Gunpowder, wholesale, per lb. Ditto, retail, " Port Wine, in ca&es, per case Sherry Ditto, " " Cape Ditto, wholesale, per gallon Ditto, retail, " Candles (Moulds),wholesale,per lb. Ditto, retail,- " Ditto, Dips, wholesale, " Ditto, retail, " Raisins, wholesale, " Ditto, retail, Currants, Coffee, wholesale, Ditto, retail, Pepper, whole...
ORIGINAL POETRY. [Newspaper Article] — The Perth Gazette and Western Australian Journal — 26 December 1835
ORIGINAL POETRY. -ann On Mount Eliza's gently swelling height Musing of late I sat, and strained my sight, To catch within its orb the full expanse Of all the beauties, which the scewe enhance. On such a spot as this how sweet to feel The charms of nature o'er our senses steal ; When Peace reflected from its sunny spots, " Sooths the sad mind, and drowns all memory's blots; And as its genial influence leads us on, We feel as calm as all we look upon. Long ere by stern Necessity's command, The Emigrant had sought this distant land This lovely spot was marked by many a grace, And all those lines which nature loves to trace ; But then this Beauty was of sombre hue, And nought save nature wildness met the view ; No Fabric raised, whose bright looks catch the eyes, Alni make us think of Home and all we prize. What though the "Swan" in graceful turnings glide, No cheerful bbat had ever stem'd its tide, Or merry barks, with white sails, deck'd its face, Or skim'd its surface with their mag...
ANNUAL REPORT OF THE WESTERN AUSTRALIAN AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY. To His Excellency Sir James Stirling, Governor, &c., &c., Patron[?] SWAN RIVER, DEC. 21, 1835. [Newspaper Article] — The Perth Gazette and Western Australian Journal — 26 December 1835
ANNUAL REPORT OF THE WESTJ5RN AUSTRALIAN AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY. To His Excellency Sir James Stirling, Governor, fyc, 8fc, Patron. Swan Rivf.r, Dec. f?l, 1835. Sir,-As Directors of this Society we beg to present you witn car Annual Report, and feel pride in doing so, that you will find we have not, in ali our difficulties, relaxed in exertion. The following columns will show the quantity of land in cultiva- tion under the different crops, as well as stock, &c, now in this portion of the Colony, with what increase or decrease may have taken place since our last report in January, 1834. We are sorry we have no reports from King George's Sound or I Augusta ; consequently we have not included thenv in our calculations. 1835. 1834. Increase. Decrease. Wheat.... Barley .... Oats. Rye. Potatoes .. Gardens.. - Other Crops Total in crop Horn Cattle Horses.... Swine. Nat. Hay.. Artif. Hay 1,1564 155| 120£ 31 80 27| l,579acres 646 167 5,138 657 550 228 tons 58 do. 564 100 116 15 123 948 ...
PER GIRAFFE, FROM LONDON. [Newspaper Article] — The Perth Gazette and Western Australian Journal — 2 January 1836
PER GIRAFFE, FROM LONDON. Three hhds. rum, sixty barrels flour, four hundred bags and sixty casks salt; four kegs shot, thirteen case's marbles, a quantity of pigment, one case marble ; one cask, Cowcher, Esq. ; six casks flour, one mangle, eight barrels pork, 176 deals, one cask and one box, Barnard ; four Mackie ; one, Buckland; one, Helms; one, Waters; one, Bland & Co.; one, Armstrong; one, Waylen ; four tierces .&lt;eef, one cask butter, one case, Burten- shaw ; one hundred casks nour, two crates crock- ery, thirteen packages oil. turpentine and paints, three cases glass, ,one case, Turner,' Esq. ; one, Bussell, Esq. ; one, Purkis ; two, Walcott ; one, Ridley ; one, Drake ; vne, Lieut. Gregory ; six, D. Scott ; two, Norcott ; one, Brockman ; three, John Cheyne ; two hundred bundies iron hoop and one case" rivets, twelve puncheons and forty-five hhds. rum, eight casks and twelve hhds. brandy, 291 cases, 345 casks stmdri°-8, beer, vinegar, beef, pork, and wine, six...
IMPORTS PERISABELLA, FROM SYDNEY. [Newspaper Article] — The Perth Gazette and Western Australian Journal — 2 January 1836
IMPORTS PER ISABELLA, FROM SYDNEY^ Fight hhds. B. P. rum, 8 ditto gin, 4 kegs' tobacco; & casks wine; 12 casks to order, 13J chests tea, 12 mats, sugar, 1 case slops, i ditto candles, 6 hhds. brandy, 6 casks tar, 2 casks pitch, 2'ditto turpentine, I bale cottons, 3 bales twine, 3d hhds. beer, 4 casks beef, 1 bundle hops. 1 case «cottons,, 1 case grocery, 5 cases hams, 2 casks ' bacon, 50,000 shingles, 2,500 feet timber, 2¿ chests tea, one hhdV sugar, seventeen boxes chocolate, S packages chairs,' one cask'and two cases haber- dashery, two tins cheese, two casks áalt, three sacks flour, two bales grass cloth, three kegs salt fish, two casks dried apples, ten cheeses, one basket oranges, one pipe Port wine, two casks'Made i fu, one box candles, one cask beef, 4' cases cheese, twenty £ chests tea, three coils rope, one cask beef, fifty ditto ditto, one ditto black oil, four hundred, sheep.
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Perth Gazette and Western Australian Journal — 2 January 1836
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. Arrivals.-On the 29th Dec., the Isabella, Captain Maughan, from. Sydney.-Passenger: &nbsp; Mr. Lamb, Mr. Carey, Mr. John Weavell, Mr. Boyle, and two inen in charge of sheep. General cargo. On the 30th Dec, the Giraffe, Captain H Burn, from London.-Passengers: Mrs. Witte- noom, Mr. Wittenoom, Mr Whitengton, Mr. Manson, and four steerage. Ten boys ¿and girl» from the Children Friends' Society. From Cape, Mr. Waylen.
THE WESTERN AUSTRALIAN JOURNAL. SATURDAY, JANUARY 2, 1836 [Newspaper Article] — The Perth Gazette and Western Australian Journal — 2 January 1836
TH E WESTERN AUSTRALIAN JOURNAL. SATURDAY, JANUARY 2, 1836 -000 We have the pleasure to announce the safe arrival, on the Ölst ultimo, of the Hon J 8, Roe, Esq , Surveyor-General, Air Norcott, Principal Superintendent oi Police, with 5 men of the corps, from their expedition to King George's Sound, and back, overland. The report of the fertility of the country on the line of road marked out between this Settlement and the Sound is most gratifying, and dispels all doubt, if any existed, of the facility oí communication between the two ports. We look with considerable interest for the details of this expedition from the pen of the Hon. the Surveyor-General; but in the mean time we feel ourselves justitied, from the information we have collected, in pronouncing this survey as one of the must important we have wit- nessed since our arrival in the colony, opening as it does a most extensive tract of fine pasturage, abounding in every re- quisite for intermediate establishments, either fo...