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SIR GEORGE 'BOUNTY'-FULL. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 7 March 1842
llR GEOnGE 'BOUNTY'-FULL; From tne Observer. A noble tduke, who. like many of the EniglTsh aristocracy, .had acquired the had hnhit of:not p3aying his just debts, was driving one day throught a fashion. able quarior of thei city'.ot lbndon, in his chariot and four, when he was ob. sorvedl and dogged by one of h:s numerous creditors, or rather by the sheriff's officers,; shom the latter had employed to ' hunt down ' his Grace, ly the laws of Ehnglind the person of a peer of: the ,realm is inviolable - no sheriff'sofllicer can " come between the wind andt his nobility;" and this pro tectionextefids also to his carriage and horses, st long as he is in the one or mounted on the other. His Grace, how ever, was suliciently left to himself,' in the course of his drive on the occasion we refer to, to leavelhis cnarriage on the street to step into one of the fashionable shops in the great metropolis, probably. to order more goods without the slight-: est intention of paying for them ; but' n...
Geelong Retail Market Prices. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 7 March 1842
G* elon g.,etaZil .1ar1ke Z'r1cos Bread, per 4lb. loaf.......... n I 3 to n o n JIeef, per lb...... ............ o o - o 0 AlutLott, pr Lh. .............. o 4-'-n - iC Ilutler, fresh, esr l, ........ o 2 3 -: o9 6 - sall.per.l. ......... n 2 n - n( n0 Checre. eagllh er ?h ...... n 2' 0 n -- n d( Ju)itch, per b .......... o 1 o -- c , o - colon:l,u perl h..... .. o40 a -- o0 n' ;,rgs, per dozen ..... ..... o '3 O '- 3 - 3 0 Baco'i,per.l ...... . .. o 3' a-0o C 4 Pntaloes, per cwt.............. p 1 o -. o 14, of TeC, a er 1. ................ n 5 n-- i .i Confee, ground, per Lb:....... ot I 8 --o oa 2 " Sugar, lofl; per. l ............. 0 .! -. ?0 . 10' - moist, per lb .... .. an 4A"-- 0o 0 'illk, per uart...... .... o - n' n Soup. per th......:.. ... 0a on.-?, pl Candles. wmuld, pl r , ..... o10- .o 0 - dipt, per lb .. .. .. o o O- o0
MARKETS. LONDON. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 7 March 1842
LONDON. Anotrnlian Vool, fine .o 10 to i. S ,rdinary .. .. o -' o --o' ? 3 in igrease .. o -n 0 -, o It S" lambs' .. . .. o o0 -- u·" BI tLBOUILNC. _ -Flour, fine 201 t?di';ls-per 10 lbsl secoinds IS?Ito 20s.. Potatoes Ul to nlisper cowt. i Bread,' =per-4 lb tloat 1.. aItttner ?s per lb. BJeef 4il per.lb. BMultto 41.- 'Teti 13 itn 1ll tier hltest. :Sitgar, 21 to 38 'ier Iton. lIy, 81 to 91 per ton. OOats bi Od to '6i 0.pler SSYDN ,' FineFlnit r, 21s per 100 Ibs. 2os cash.t Secinds 'Ss catsh IT;; T'lirds it G, cails 15 s. lBreadtl oil I Ot :Lper , ti : if Colonial WVheat.,s'lto Os to lper hushelt i Mti.ze,'4s to l?s per bushel.t Bit. ltey-:as Oil to 45 per B:uslel. O its 5s per bushel. HIay t7 7 to n 7 er Iton Butler, flesh eos 9Ld-o 3i5 ier Ib;: altt I Iii2 O Gel. .Cleese Sil to Is.per It,; Eg?si Is Od to 2s per. dtz, Beef 4d to Sd per Ib ; MIutton 11 il Spirits In' bond -Rmilnt 3-1';' Arrack Is t,1 o' I i d ; Ouin 2i to 4?l; Ilrnildy. 3s0 tol 4i6d 4 Mauritius Suiair 281 Ito 351 per...
IMMIGRANTS. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 7 March 1842
IMMIGRANTS &nbsp; &nbsp; ON Monday last, the snip Regulus &nbsp; with immigrants, arrived in the harbour of Geelong. On Wednesday the immi grants landed at the Jetty, and, were soon after lodged on shore. The Re gulus is the first emigrant ship which has been sent here and we would ap plaud the apparent liberility of the Melbourne government, were we not convinced that in this transaction they have not been so much prompted by a consideration of our wants, as by a de sire to relieve themselves of the super fluous supply which so far exceeds the demand of Melbourne as to render the policy of the government exceedingly embarrasing. But as the result of the present arrangement will be favorable &nbsp; to all parties, we can afford to overlook the abstract motives of our rulers. Although the .immigrants who have thus arrived, fare not of the most useful &nbsp; description a very small portion of them being available as farm labourers, still they...
Geelong Price Current. GRAIN, &c. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 14 March 1842
Geelong Price Current. OnAIN., &c. Wheat, perr buishel. ........ o 0 a to 0 o Maize, per hushel- .... . o .7 o.0 - ,0 " Oats, per:bushel ... ... 7 6.- - 8 Barley, per bushel ......... " a o - .t o" Flour, first, per ton... ..93 0 o --4-28 0o -- secnd ..... ... 1I* o 0 -25 0t Hlay, per ton ............... 0 0 o- 0 BUILDING MATERIAL... Bricks, per thousand ...... I :o 'o to 1 5 -- delivered, per thousand.. i to - Hardwood Boards, per loG feet o 18: 0 ?! '5 Quaa tering, per 1l0Ofeet...... ",JS a --'1 I Battens, per l0O feet . 3 1S 0o --' b Shingles, per thousand ...... o IB - il' Paliag, broad, per hundred.. I 0 0 --.1 6 -- narrow, pr hundred.:...' i, 12 - a a ('Cedar deals, per.foot ......... o i0 ,9 - iot Pine, per foot ............. o 0 a 0 - Nails, per lb...... '........ o 0 o sPlRITS, &C (DUtY PA ID) Ale, in bottle, per doiei:.o... 1o? O to o 15 Porter, per dozen ........... o 12 bo - o 1.? Brandy, per gdillon ....... 1 O t- I 6 Gin, per gallon ............: ' T7.o...
VESSELS EXPECTED. FROM LONDON. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 14 March 1842
- VESSELS EXPECTED. . ? FROM LONDON " tinesair , U1 nfries ". , Eticha.tres', 221, Cheyne c Hlriy, 410. \VumnIley, via Launceston, ;'(arrived there, it;Jured.. - Juno, stennmr' 710, Spears, at the Cape, ~isabled Jeti.Grlahani, 260 'rhtornton, Septettber20. Lutdy Mirguslet,380 tons, BLudge master' ii_; LadyKennaway, siip', 760, with emigrants, June 8 -1 iirgaret; vial.unUiieston, to sail 11oth July. Alain. sliiken willt t? tsea orient, 2nd August',,*. . i ]'latinss, pccetnleriO. .Jlichnrd Mhiuint; harque. 250, Loni?lgridge, via Launo. It. Welsch, 403, y.Lachlan e .' Resource, 8th Juily busan, 9ttrJiily;''" " . . " Sertpings, 20th Novenmber 'Tluomnas Yates, Sth July Twn Sisters, sailed 1Vsinderer, 1st Januaryl Yol k, hthAugust . o, RM LIVERPOOL.... Sisters, Vith emlgrants FR(OM GRRENOCK. Innsa, 303 Woiis n • 'O King.l tienry, Drysdale, spoken at sea. Trinidad, had satiled ONDA Y be, MA tiCH 14, 1e . MMONDA Y, MARCH 14, 1842.
Geelong Retail Market Prices. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 14 March 1842
Geelong Retail 1WMarket Prices. Bread, per.41b. loaf.......... o 1 to o n Reel, per lb ............... .. on .0 - .00 A1uton, per lbts. ... .. "o o - 0 n Bittter, fresh, per lb ....... o 2, 3;- a' . - salt, per l.a 0",2 ,0 -,0 u Cheese, English, per',b:... L b' 0- o" 2 - Dutch, pe.r lb ;. .... o .1 0 a o - (lonial, per lb.......... o a - o;n Eggs, per dozed ..... *..... a . - 0 3 Biucoa.,per It,.........'.. .... I 3 . . 0 t PJatatoes, per ctt..... . o 19 0 - a r Tea, per i ..... ...... o 6: ?n-io ! (offee, ground, per lb........ o I 8 - "at Sugar,'loaf, per lUb'... a...:. o"-O'9 - o - moist, per lb:........... oa 4- o Mllik, per quart ............. o * 6 - o o Snap, per b..'.... ......'o 0'" - o. Candles, mnould, per lb...... ' o lt) - o - dipt, per lb "............ o o 0 - o
THE JUDGE AND THE PRESS. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 14 March 1842
THE.JUDGE AND THE PRESS. Like every other question that comes under th? notice of dur Melbourne. contempora'ries, the discussion arising out ofthe: late rupture between the Benclih' and ttlihe Press has been worn si'mp?ietely, threadbare, and the very mehtion of the subject is now voted a bore.' The worst of it is, thait the question. is not rendered a whit the. clearer by the running commentary that is ?made on it ; and a still greater evil is, that the original libel for which, Alr Arden ~has been so severely pun ished, appears to have acted as i.sort of nucleus ,for the. formation of other libels, as one? crystal forms the bases.of others; so that, if the con uctors of the Gazette have not hithe'to deserved punishment,- they very soon will. It; isi to be deplored that 'those who call. ,themselves the friends of the im prisoaned editor should so. far forget' the interesse of their client as to` er ,Kcoiirage him in the continued.oggrava tion of. his original offence. We are convin...
MARKETS. LONDON. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 14 March 1842
* ?ARZETB, LONDON. Australian Wool; fine I to10 to a - and .... .. o 1 7 - : middling . _4 - , ordinary .. ' I o - u - in grease .. . t - i1 - Jaanbt' :.. . o - o 1MEIABOURNBI, . Floor, fine 20s to 93s per 10.) Ibs; seconds I 20s. Potatoes 9s to I Is per cwt. Bread, ter loaf Is.' Rutter s per lb. Beef4 per Ilb. '1 4d. Tea 131 tod III per chest. Sutar 21 to 3s1 ton. Hay, I1 to 91 per'ton. Oats 5s 6,1 tou 6. 0 bushel c. SYDNEY. Fine Finur, 21s per 10,.1 lbs. 20s cash. Secornd cash 17s; Thirds 16s, coils 1s. Bread 5d to Od per 21b loaf Colonial Wheat,6s to ts Od per tiushel. M.l to 5O per biitslel. Ba. ley' 3i 6ddo 4s ier iu Oits Ss per bushel. Hay S1 to 71 7s I sr ton Butler, fresh s O? d to 3Si. per I; salt 2,to.?? Cheese Sd to It per lih; .Egg Is 6d to 2s per Beef 4dl to 5d' per Ib M; atin Gdt Spirits ?l bionid- Itriin 3, 31; Arrack 1s i to I Gin 2i to 4; Brandy eS 0 toii d ,4 Maiauritiis Sugar 281 to 351 per tln Tea, hyisonskin 91 9. to lIt los per chest Tobaccon lionul s.1 to 14 p...
REPRESENTATION. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 14 March 1842
REPRESENTATION. . A Meeting was held in Sydney, about a forinight ago, for the purpose of getting up a petition to the Imperial Parliament, .In favor of a representative constitution -for New South Wales. In consequence of the factious conduct of contending parties at that meeting, the object for which it was convened could not be accomplished. The disturbance as}'occasion d by the proposal of two different petitions for the same object, the one backed by Captain O'Connell and -the moderate Whigs, and the other by Mr Macdermott and the ultra-Radicals By the last overland mail, we learn that a compromise has been made be. tween the two parties,'-so as to emisure unity in the' common cause' of procuring the` recognition of our legislative rights. A form of petition has been agrecd to, which wil'meet the views of the whole iie'ral larty, and ainoither meeting was called for the 96th February (the day of the'"mail's departure) when it wasex-. .i?cted .that the petition wo~uild be adlopi...
MISCELLANEA. CHANCES OF WAR. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 14 March 1842
d IISCELIANRA. CHANCES OF WAIR. , Frdm an Anierican paper. The intelligence: we have had from Europe for a.long time shows that the most prominent nations 'have adopted the fixed policy of greatly extending their naval force. In view of this fact,, the recent' order.in our own country to construct five more steam vessels of ~var with as much speed as may be,,will no doubt meet the appro bation of the whole people. Indepen dent, indeed, ofany foreign movement, it is certain that for protection to our numerous coasts, bays, and harbours, we have been and now are very defi cient in the extent even of a proper hinomresqnadron. The modern improve ments? r'Sdher it very Artain that here after steam power is to take the place, to a grhat extent, of the previously adopted. system of naval operations. The grdat and rapid growth of our country, and the wide spreading of her population, form sufficient consi deration for our keeping a watchful eye over the immediate means of pro tection at hom...
THE DOG ACT. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 14 March 1842
TIlE DOG ACT. TsiE hilgit to which t.he' DogNuis asnce " has risen of late, has made every. one anxious fo' the introduction of?h.a Dog Act. Their wish is now granted; and due notice thereof having :been given, partiesinterested will have them selves to blam.e if they suffer auy losis through.their neglect of complying with the provisions of the act. For the guidance of the? proprietors of dogs, and others, we publish the following par ticulars, which, to th&. best of our re collection,, form the principal features of the act: All dogs mst be registered at the Police Oflice according toforin, and the following siuis pasid :at the time of registry, S -Onie dog;.;.2... ?. 1 , .-i. Two dogs... ....... s.each ... Three dogs......... "s. 6d. each Each additional dog.. 5s. Dogs.under six months old, exempted. Proprietors:of dogsmusut:register them within' fourteen days after havinig thetis Itn their possesslon arid the ;registry .must be reniewed annually,on or biefore the 30th Se...
LIES OF THE DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 14 March 1842
LIES OF THE DAY. From the orae Press. SWe have received files of the Mourn ing Post downto the,16th August 1843, and copies of the Shockenbad Times to a still later date. The news contained in these papers is of the most lugubrious description, although, from the fact of their being party prints, their sorrow may be caused by the general prosperity. The Globe contains a "' round un varnished tale" of universal distress, stagnation, distrust, disunion, confusion, and misery. The ' Globe' however, is a paper which partakes of the nature of the chameleon, and a great deal depends upon the medium througlh which it is viewed; thus, some politicians never look at the state of affairs except by candle light, whilst others dazzle their weak eyes in a stronger light than they can bear. Thus some say that the times look 'blue ;' the affairs of Europe wear a '.sanguinary' aspect; the 'orange' faction,: is ' dun' 'brown ;' that there is nothing 'green' about the emerald re pealers ; that the sl...
FATAL ACCIDENT. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 14 March 1842
.FATAL ACCIDENT.-On Thursday last, the men at work ot the jetty were ein ployed in fixing the " shears," for the purpose of lifting ind placing the im mense' blocks of stone used in the con struction of tile jetty ; it was found requisite to have a " stay" outwards from the shears; a chain was accordingly made fast to a stone of nearly a ton weight, which was to be sunk about fifty yards out from the Wharf, in nine feet water. The stone was pllaced in a boat, and carried out to the proper situ. ation,: 'Týhere were seven men in the boat; endeavouring to capsize the stone into .the water; but before they could give it a complete turn, it hung on tha gunwale, and the boat-upset, throwing the whole party into the water; fourof the men reached the shore in safety, but the remaninig three were drowned. The wind was blowing strong off shore at;the time. of the accident, although there was only a slight ripple on the water. Of the unfortunate men, two named Burke and Keenan,were newly arri...
SHIP NEWS. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 14 March 1842
YA r ARItIVALS. March 9 - ASIA, barque, Patterson mater, from Mlelboutrne. 12-A PH RAS A, steamer, Lawler master, fromn Melhtnurne;? ? " 13-BOU;AH IlAIDEN, schooner, Ro ,hinson master, from Melbourne, with a genierial Crgo? i DtrEPXRTUfRlIS. March 7-"-A.Pf IR'ASI AIsleamer; Lawler master, for Melbourne. '
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 14 March 1842
Lr Zondqn. (To load at William's Town and Point Henry.) JTHE fine British.built Barque ASA.sa, A 1, 3828 tons. PATTERSON commander, will meet with quick despatch, having .she greater part of her cargo engaged; her accommodations for passengers are superior. Apply to CAMPBELL & WOOLLEY, or to CRAIG.& BROADFOOT. 7or " Lo?don, to load at Geelong T HE first - class BAR tQ U E C. G. HILL., commander, will meet with .quick despatch. For Freight or Pas* sage, her accommodations heing of a superior order, apply to the commander 0on board, or to STRACIHAN & CO. WOOL. . QTRACHAN & CO. will Purchase or SAdvance on WOOLS of this Sea. son's clip. Gee'long, November 1. WOOL. Sr HE undersigned will advance on W Vool. The advances will be madein CAsH, on delivery. A. THOMSON. NOTICE. _".OTICE is hereby given that a SCOURT OF REQUESTS will be held at.the Police Otlice, South Corio, on Monday the 4th day of April next. All plaints..must be filed at least ten days prior...
MELBOURNE SHIPPING. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 14 March 1842
;MELBOURNE SIllPPING AIllRIVAIS,. SAarcdi ( -Adelaide, ,schooner, flar 1burgh, from Hobart Town: 7-Jimes, brig ?loss, from the Cape of Good? lope 10Nimroi?.o brig, Fo:, from Ilokianga. CLEARED OUT. rl.rclh 5s-Widgeon; barguw, Capes, for Singapore SiSea f?lse, steamer, Tralln, for Syd. ney.. r 5 -Lowestor, schooner, Irvine, for Laun cestdn,
MISCELLANEA. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 14 March 1842
MISCELLA N A. Theodore-Hook -.was matrioulated at Oxford, but he narrowly escaped re. jection . from his over-willingness to subscribe to the Thirty.nine Articles " Oh, aye, to forty if you choose," he said-a latitudinarianism that somewhat shocked the grave master of St. Mary's Hall, REGARD FOR CIIARACTEIL AFTER DEATi.-Serjeant Weir ot the Scots Greys was pay.serjeant of his troop, and as such might have been excused serving in action. But on such a day us the Battle of Waterloo he requested to be allowed to charge with the regiment. In one of the charges he fell, mortally wounded, and was left upon the field. Corporal Scott of the same regiment, who lost his leg, asserts, that when the field was searched for the wounded and slain, the body of Serjeant Weir was found with his name written on his forehead, with his own hand, dipped in his own blood. This he was supposed to have tldotte that his body m'ght be found and known, and that it might not be imagined that he had disappeared ...