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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 8 April 1846
Union Bank of Australia. T HIS Bank will be closed on Good Fridayr and Easter Monday, the 10th and 13th instant. J. MATHEiON, . Manager. Geelong, April 8, 1846. CGeelong Exchangie. A. MEETING of the Shareholders will he a held in the Literary Institution 'Rooms, Geelong, uoon WEDNESDAY firt, at 7 o'clock, p.m., for the purpose of electing the Trustees and appointing the Permanent Co nmittee.. JAMES C. WALLACE, Interim Secretary. Geelong, 4th February,.1846. Buns! Suns ! l uns I' I SC001) FRIDAY comes but once a Year, .. And now the day is drawing near, The time how fast it runs. Whate'er may occupy your mind You'll' oblige if you will be so kind Not to forget the Buns! If you require an apology, Appeal to PAST YOLOGY.: Suburban Land. The only. opportunity of obtaining Good Suburban Land close to the toawnship.: 'OR SALE, a n..umber iof ALilOTMENTS, F s'ubdivided to suit Purchasers, situalted between the township and the residence of Mr Timms. As no government land lbetween this loca...
STANZAS. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 8 April 1846
STANZAS. Written on. the return of L. Leiclirdt, Eeq , from an Expedition through the unexplored regions of Australia between Moreton Bay and Port Essington. TriY footsteps have return'd again, .thou wanderer of tile wild, . . . . . Wheire'Nature fromniier ldnely throne, in gieant beoutysmiiled. c '' - . ' 5 Pilgrim of mighty wastes, untrioddby lhiman.fobt ' efore, . .... .. Trinmphnnt n'er the wiiderness, thy weary jour- v. ney's o'er'! . Tholu lhast hattled with' tledantigrs ofi he forest and the flood, , And amid *the silent?des-rt9-. conqueror hast Thou hnst triumph er the perils of lie monn tain antl' the iplain And a nation's smiling welcome is thy greeting Shdme again ! 'I ong had we mdurn d withl'sdrrowing, ad tllain tive dirpes sung, ' For fate n wild mysterious veil around thy name had flunne. Andsliopeas declining energies, with feeble effort ' sirove, 'Againt the boding vioice of fear, that haunts the heart of love. And ruionir, with her iundred tongues, her yague nnd.bl...
CHURCH OF SCOTLAND [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 8 April 1846
CHURCI, OF SCOTLAND (From the Quarterly Review.) -. The Independence of thle Church" lhas a lofty and commanding sound ; it appeals to generous and disinterested emotions I it seems to ben calm and dignified asserlion that God is to be obeyed rather than man-that religious are to be pre dominant over temporal motives, eternity. over time. Erastinnism again is a word of sinister and ill snunding import; it must contain some dire, .latent heresy. But what does it mean 1 What sense does it now bear to Statesmen or to Clhurchmen who are most conscientiously deter mined to carry principles into firm and consist ent action ? In plain truth, ill our theories of the relation of Church and State,. of the Unity of the Church-whether with excellent Dr Arnold in some unexplained and inexplicable manner we make the State the Church-or, like other high minded and high-toned writers, we ieep them as distinct and antagonist powers-utterly break down when we attempt to apply them to the ex isting or...
MELBOURNE CATTLE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 8 April 1846
Mi ELBOURNE CA'TTLE MARKET. Eighty fat cttle, 100 lean, tO cows, 4 work ing bullicks, and 490 sheep have this week been sold in the yards and at the different sales, Fat cattle being still scarce have sold at I s to 12s per 100 lbs even for indiffereut qallity ; lean cattle were well sold ; cows 40s to 80s ; workers were enqdlired after, hilt no good ones in the market. \vethers brought 9s to 10s, or nearly -d per lb. TnoSirsr KIssocK A Snaturday, April 4,'
FIRST BATTLE. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 8 April 1846
SFIRST 5ATTLE. From the advanced and salient situatio) of Forozepore; and its vicinity to the Sikb' capital, its defence againsta sudden attack; became ad;flcult operation. It was always possible for the Sikh Governnment.to throw a formidable force upon it, before one suffi ciently numerous could, on our side, be collected to support. But when, upon the 11th instant, it became known at Umballa, where I had established my head quarters, that this invasion had actually taken place; the efforts to repel it followed each other in rapid succession ; notwithstrinding I had the fullest confidence in Msaj.r General Sir John Littler, commanding at :Ferocepore, and in. the devotedness and gallantry of. the troops. occupying it, The troops from the different stations in the Sirhind Division, were directed to move; by forced marches, upon Busseean, where,: by a most judicious arrangement, you had directed supplies to be collectedi within a wonderfully short space of time, The main portion of th...
THE VICTORIES IN INDIA. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 8 April 1846
THE VICTORIES IN INDIA. In our last we gave the General Orders proclaitried by the Governor General of India, announcing the result of the conflicts with the Sikh army on the Sutledge. We 1low subjoin such additional particulars from the despatches' of the Commander in Chief as may be of interest. The aspect of the contesatappears to have been, from the great disproportion of numbers, at several times somewhat doubtful; and the fortunes of the day might have been completely changed by comparatively trivial events. Even, however, had the result been different, the triumph of, the Sikhna would have been siort-lived.f lr.-'the British power in India: may no01 be considered all-paramount.
THE NEWSPAPER PRESS. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 8 April 1846
THa NEWSPAPER P.RES5. - In 1[32 the political and miscellaneous newspapers of America numbered about 1200. In 1836, there were about 1500. In tbo two states of New York and Massachussets together, with apopulation of less than 3,000,000 there were published a greater number of newspapers than in Great Britain, with a population of more than 25,000,000. The live New England states,. together with New York And Pennsyl vania, embracing a population of less thai '6,000,000, issued more than 750 newspapers, nearly. as nmany, as in all Great Britain and France united, with their population of 50,000,000. In the city of new. York, 30 out of the .40 newspaper establishments,, circu lated annuallyt.moreo.than 30,000,000 of papers;. ;And estimating the entire issues fromnthat;city, they were found considorably greater than those in the whole: United :Kingdoqm of.:,Great Britain.: Our :900 weekly, 40 semi-weekly, 1 ., tri-weekly, and more i than 100 daily papers, allowing to each ia sub= cript...
SECOND BATTLE. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 8 April 1846
'' oEOni1i ATTLE.' " ..Ornitheimorniing ofthe 2t21 t, tl a Ofensijie was? tiefiid;l Our columns :of all arms.? debouched, four miles -on the road to Fe rozeshah, where it was, known that ,the enemty, posted with' gre&&t force and i-ithi a most fiirmidable' artillcry, had remained since the 'actionof the 18tli incessantly em lloyed:in entrenching' his position: Instead of advancing to the direct attack of their formidable works,. our force moneunvred to the right; the second and fourth divi sions of iufdntry.in front, supported by the first division. and cavalry in second line, continued to defile some time out of cannuon shot, between the Si'hs iind Ferozepore. The desired effect was not long delayed.. A cloud of dust: was seen on our left, and according to instructions :sent him on the prteceding evening. Major-General Sir John Littler, witli his, division, availing himself of the offered opportunity, was discovered in full niarchl to unite his force witli miie. The...
PUBLIC MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 8 April 1846
PUBLIC MEETING. A meeting was held in Sydney, on Monday lte 30th of March last, for the purpose of determining whatsteps should be taken for. presenting Dr Leichhardt with a testimonial of public approbaton for his unexampled exertions in proceed ing overland to Port Essington. Dr Laug, M.L.C., said, that he was sorry that lie had been called upon so unexpectedly to perform a duty of such vast importance to the community. He had not the slightest idea that he should have been called upon at this meeting; bur as a sincere friend of Dr Leichardt, and one, hli believed, asdeeply interested -as ahxious for the .prosperity of the colony as any-he, did : feel the honour that was conferred upon him in calling upon himn to move the first resolution on this occasion ; and however he might fail in giving proper expression to the sentiments which should animate all pre sent, it would not be for want of a wil ling mind. They had met this day'on one of the most interesting occasions that had eve...
To the Editors of the Sydney Morning Herald. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 8 April 1846
To the Editors of the Sydney Morning Herald. GENTLEMEN,- While thanking yot for the obliging interest you have taken in promulgating the results of my recent expedition, permit me again to trespass upon your columns in offering a public expression of my gratitude to those wor thliy gentlemen who -so kindly fostered my little party on our arrival .at Port. Essington. We never can forget the enthusiastic welcome and truly Englishl kindness we received' from Major Mao arthur and his little garrison. To their generous sympathy in our worn and des titute condition, we were indebted for the immediate supply of all our wants, and by their .affectionate attention to our minutest necessities we were very speedily' enabled to rub off the fatigues? of the journey, the latter part of whiclh had pressed heavily upon us. To the considerate kindness of Major Macarthur 1 am personally deeply in- debted, for the facilities he afforded me .in bringing up the memorandums of our journey, and in supplyi...
QUARTER SESSIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 8 April 1846
QUARTER SESSIONS. His Honor-.the Judge yesterday upon takirn his seat on bench as Chairman of the Quarter Sessions,. addressing Lthe Crown Prosecutor, observed upon the anomalous position in which he was placed. His Honor said, that although desirous? of performing every duty that devolved upon him, he was most un willing to admit any right. to perform the duties of Chairman of -the Cour of Quarter Sessiuns. He thought that it was casting -an unmerited stigma upon the gentlemen in the Commission of the Peace to cause the office !of their Chair mani tobe placed in the -hands of the Resident Judge; and he was not -pre pared to say whether or not, by accept ing such office, the Commission ol'Judge would not thereby be abrogated. His Honor said that:he was most-unwilling to interrupt the public business, but that he was induced to make- these remarks in consequence -of the necessity, which lie felt to exist to proceed with the- Civil Sittings of the Supreme Court, for which a jury was t...
SUPREME COURT.—(CIVIL SIDE). THURSDAY, APRIL 2. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 8 April 1846
SUPREME COURT.- (CIVIL SIDE). STHURSDAY, APRIL 2. Mr Croke moved that an order issue, vesting the sum of £598 10s 5d, the property of Arthur Mould, deceased, in the credit of J. D. Pinnock, Esq. -It was at present a deposit in the Savings' Bank.-Grar.ted. In re If. K. Rennie,- deceased. '-- M r Barry moved that a probate of the will of the deceased be gianted to J.. H: Cas sell and William Fletcher,'Esquires :Granted. In re Thomas Burdekin, deceased. Mr Stawell moved that a probate of the will of the deceased be granted to Mary Ain Burdekin and J. B13. ossley.-- Grarntedl. Batman and Others v. Lonsddle and Others.---Mr Williams moved that Mr John Smith, purchaser of a -portion of ilhe property iu this case, be permiited to pay into the hands of the Deputy. Re gistrar, £480.-Granted. *Watt v. Lonsdale and Others.--'This was an applictition to conmpel the de fendants to furnish the plaintiff with a title for a certain portion of property purchased by hi.ni from the late Jolhn :Batman....
DR LEICHHARDT. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 8 April 1846
.DR LEICHHARDT. 'The brilliant success of Dr Leiclhardt has thrown the Sydney public into per fect ruptures of joy.; too much so, indeed, to admit of theitrforming a rational esti materof the real value of his discoireries. El Dorados have been discovered without number in times past, but it seems, after all, that the real El 'Dorado is. to' the northward of Moreton Bay. Dr.Leich hardt himself takes a more rational view of the matter ; if, indeed, he does not go into the opposite extreme of undervaluing those :achievements so indiscreetly mag nified by his admirers. The' Sydney Herald launches out in the following style : "n9 a journey of which, as a whole, it would, perhaps, be difficult:: to find a parallel, either in ancient or modern times, -a journey occupying eighteen months, and tracking fifteen 'hundred miles as the crow"ilies, but at least three thousand miles as actually trodden, of a country never before pressed by civilized man, and abounding with dangers and, difficulti...
MR. WINDEYER'S ACCOUNT OF HIS STEWARDSHIP. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 8 April 1846
MR. RVWINDEYER'S ACCOUN ' OF S IS STEWARDSHIP. (From the Maitland -Mercury.) AT a Public Meeting at Hinton, Mr' Windeyer -said the object of his visit was not only to tell what had been done, but to ascertain wihat was to do, to "learn the views of the con stituency on particular subjects. In accordance with this .plan, lie would first state-in what he deemed he had been of -service. It was a diflicult thing to arrange multifarious -topics in good order, but as his own con duct was an important conrsideration no doubt with his constituents, he would state seriatim what he had done in each. partictilar measure in which he had interested himself, and why he had not dlone more. 'During the session the Colonial party had lost strength; the Downing-street policy had found means to sow the seeds of discord. At the commencement of the session' he. (Mr W.) certainly did think thai'the elective members would have joined to a man in opposition.to that policy-; but when the squatting question ...
Shipping Intelligence. MELBOURNE. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 8 April 1846
Shitpping Wnartligenue. 1M ELBJ U R N E. ARRIVED. April 4--Vanguard, schooner, from Sydney. passengers-Me5srs Smythe and Cox. April 5-MSartha and Elizabeth, schooner, from Sydney, Passengers, Miss E. Haven, lenssrs G. Field, J: R. Norman, and J. Fisher. April 5-Ellen and Elizabeth, schooner, from Portland [3ay and Port Fairy.
SYDNEY. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 8 April 1846
SYDNEY.. STH. NE GovERNOR.- His Excel-' lency air Charles Augustis Fitzroy, Kinight BaIlhelor :ind Knight of the Order of.tho.eGiuelphs of 1lanover., is "son of the' late .General Lord' Uharles Fitzroy (bi'other to the fourth Duke of Grafton) by his'fir?t wife', eldest dAughter of, the :late Edivdr'd Miller . f-urdy,;-Esq. 1-Ho was born 1796; mairriedl, 1820, the eldest, daughter of the' fourth Dukb of llichmond. He was formerly Lieutenant-Governor of Prince Edward's Island ; and in 11341 was appointed Governor and Com mander-in-Chief of the islands .of Antigua, MIontserrat, Barbuda,. St. Christopher, Nevis, Anguilla, the Virgin Islands, and Dominic-. Co lonel Mundy, the newly appointed Deputy Adjutant-General of thbo Forces in this colony, is his Excel lency's cousin. -Sydney Herald. HoRsE STocK.--Memo. of. Mac kenzie, Lyall and Co's, .Calcutta, ac. count sales of .12 IHtrses, the .property of Henry Osborne, Esq,,lllawarra, for warded by Smith and Campbell, per Orwell:- Bounce 8i,!...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 8 April 1846
The time for the compilation of the Electoral Lists, for the ensuing year, ex pires on the 10th instant; after which date a day will be fixed by the Bench for. a revision iof the lists, when claims and: i objections will be entertained. As there is a probability of a general election' taking place-in the course of the year, every person entitled to have his name on the list, should take care it be not :omitted. In ibe absence of any political intelligence of importance, we give in .another column a report of Mr Windeyer's Sspeech to his constituents; which, al though not of much interest, may serve as a straw to show how the wind blows. The Immigration Society recently formed in Melbourne, has assumed the comprehensive title of" The Port Phillip Society." Having assumed the title, let them take care not to disgrace it. STHE BANKS.-The Unioti Bank has become the purchaser of the town allot 'ment at the corner of Yarra and Little lMalop.streets, for .the sum of £240. 'When bnilt upon,...