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FOREST CREEK DIGGINGS. 17th April, 1852. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Intelligencer — 22 April 1852
FOR1ST ClIEEIi DIGGINGS. [FRO.M OUR OWN COR!RESPONDENT.] 17th April, 1852. IN my last communication of this day week, I mentioned that rain had fallen; we hare Lad a few showers since, but not nearly enough to affect the water-holes; the weather has been cool and pleasant, tlh? warm summer days are evidently gone for the season ; and we are now lodking, w th nolittle trepidation, forthe advent of winter. Isay with no little tre pidation for to the greater number of diggers, it will be their first winter in the bush; we all know that the Austra lian winter is usually mild compared to that of Britain, but most of us only know what it is in a four walled house, replete with all domestic comforts; what wintermay be like in a calico tent, with out those comforts which former winters have found us in possession of, we do not know. Then as to the main object, i.e., gold getting, there is room for fear that in winter we may be as much hindered by too much water, as we have been in sum mer b...
TERMINATION OF COLONAL MISRULE. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Intelligencer — 22 April 1852
TJER3LYIATION OF COLONAL MISRULE. IF indignant protests from these colonies, and vigorous newspaper articles at home, can effect a reform, a termination ap proaches to colonial misrule by the Co lonial-office, or the English Colonial Minister, be he the Earl Grev or Lord Bhack. The ' Times' says that the apathy of the pubhc and of Parliament upon the subject of our colonial govern ment is the cause of serious evil, not only to the colonists, but also to our seires. So long as affairs go quietly in appearance, the nation, unfortunately, is satisfied. Any appeal to Parliament is useless: a de.f ear is turned to every complaint, and, by dint of sheer inditffer ence, every critic of the existing system is effectively silenced. The officials of Downing-street have full liberty to do as little or as much as they please, and the Colonial Secretary is a potentate ex ercising uncontrolable sway. The con sequence of this neglect on the one part, and freedom on the other, are made re markably ...
BALLARAT. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Intelligencer — 22 April 1852
BA LLARAT. AsP.Trv has thrown her leaden wings over the diggings. Months of intense excitement are followed by a relapse, and men used to profuseness, care little to work for that which a twelvemonth ago would have been deemed an ample recom pense for their toil. Enterprize has goeac asleep, and that spirit of discovery which led men in August last to the gold field of Ballarat, now slumbers in a blanket, yawns and stretches in recumbency, or sprawls among the picks and shovels, and mutters " water;" then turns round and awaits the winter. The rains of Carthage could not have presented a more mournfil appearance to M3arius, than do the tumuli of Ballarat to one who saw the same place teeming with intense life and activity. Immense yields have given birth to a fever spirit of fortune-making; and now comes the relapse, and with it food for serious consideration. I uonld not be an alarmist ; yet,nithin sight of Golden Point, I cannutshantmy eyes to what may happen elsewhere. I see a vi...
MELBOURNE. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Intelligencer — 22 April 1852
3IELBOURNE. Tat 31relbourneo'nlrcantile commnnitvnre now being stirredl p to promote direct coemmunication liet woen the city and the bar, tand it is said the tarorito proposal is the e?pediet of a ship canal. At the meeting on 3fo:ulay, of the Meltournee Town Council, it eas agreed to raise the trag?s of the 1laonusers employed by the Corporation to 7s 6d a day. At the annual meeting in 3felbourne,on Tues day, o' the Victoria Insurance Company,-a dividend of ten p:er cent. on the paid up capital with. bonus of ls. per share, meking together 15s. per share, was declarel. The attention paid by the government, to keeping open the comnnloncrations with the dig ginis,is landel by the 31ohnt Alexander corres pendeat of the Argue. l1e sacs:--" We have had a reglar stir aboult the ranis ; not only have at leadt eighty men teea: employded making the rad rote the Commis.i,'nesia at the iunction of Forest and 11 srkesis Cre.k, Inlt onders have been riven by Mr. Wri;lht. the Chief Commissioner...
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. GEELONG. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Intelligencer — 22 April 1852
5HIPPT I I TEL 33:ENCE. April 21.- Wilii.:n. vs;c.crer, 30 tons, J. Chrampion, mast-r, frm Melbouzne. cI.r:Asu, oTr. April 21. - Velocity, brigantine, 138 tons, William SInrlair, master, for Adelaide. Pas nengors--(calin) Messrs. Donglass and Grey, and thres in the steerage. IL Roblison & O;., aents. SSA.ILE D. Sj(April 21.-Agnes and Eliz?!nth, for hobart Town. Marv Jane, for Portland. elhcity for Adelaide. Per William-250 deal. Cnaming; 100 boxes onions., 63 hag o t, S casks flour, 4 do. betr, A. B. White ;3 cases I sack glue, 7 tors iron, Boner; I crate glass, Strachan ; 9 packages luggage, Jackson, Rae & Co.; 8 kegs gunpowdcr, Stracmln. Per Ve!ecity -6 Cks beef, Elkington: I ton soap, Donsford.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Intelligencer — 22 April 1852
,I ,\: TO ELF.,OUR1NE, DAILY, s NDtAYS F\CEPTED. VF!E E STEADMER F VICTORIA, hout' ?1LEVA-, Commatnder, it hlave the Queen's Wharf, Geelnag, . ieiLourue, every afternoon, at One AND, r..s bi harf. Melbourne, for Gee i .,ery 0orning at Eight o'clock. SAP 1 RA S I A, steamer, Wm tr Hunter, commander, baring com .t r rep'irs, will leave Geelonz, *e " ;,,norce. every Monday, Wednes gC; Frid'-y, at -Nine o'clock. SJ. B. Hlrrros & Co. Geelong Agents. * . r'l 10, 152. _ ' EAMf. TO AND FROM "' MELBOURNE. : LTERATION OF TIME. ,rN a-d ifter Monday, the 5th in-} stant, the VESTA, r eamer, will leave the Wharf, Geelong, rrv TTuesday, Thursday, ad S~ urdav - -,rnin:, at eleven o clock ; and Cole's Wtarf, letlourne, every Monday, STcesday, and Saturday morning, at nine G. W. COLE. FOR LONDON. frira the areater part of her cargo ' .aed, rill meet with quick des or ipatch being the object, Wool in r F quantity will be taken at ;d. per lb. THE A ship at "EAGLE," 1020 tons register, Francis S...
MELBOURNE. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Intelligencer — 22 April 1852
31ELBOURNL. ARRIEDn. April 2 .-Golden Spring, brig, from Sydney. Passengers--Cptain Orr, Mr. and Mrs. Johnston, Mr. and MasterOrmerod, 31esrs. Gonrdon, Ran kin Prenlerss t, Curry, Sandal, Levien, and forty-three others. Louisa, brig, from Adeaide. Passangers Mrs. Fdwar . aonl three children, liss 0 harton. ?essrs. i1ow. Brock:elburst, Hlatw?rworth, Car ritty, Smith, Ellis, Higgins, 3Aunliffe,and eighty two others. Fanny. b.rque, from Adelaide. Passengers Mr. and Mrs. Greene, 3rs. Palmer and child, and e:ghty others. Laurel, schooner, from Adeluide. Pasengers DMr. Chamnler and 3Mr. 3ilntosh. Henry Edwant, schooner, frman Adelaide. Pas enmgers-3!r. Chambers and ten others Helen, brig, from Iobairt Town. Passengers -M-ssrs Slee, Thomas, Dormer, Buckland, Snape. If:rson, Lovett, Wood, and thirty others. Ware, schooner, from Port Fairy. Iasseugers -Mrs. Clarke and two children, Mr. Francis, Mr. Selby, Mrs. WVanell, and six others. CLEARED 0Z-. April 20.--Fsperann., for Hohart Town. Pas s...
ADELAIDE. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Intelligencer — 22 April 1852
ADELAIDE ARRIVED - April 10 - Queen of Sheba, from Melbourne; Lady Leigh, from Hobart Town and Portland Bay; Antares, from Melbourne; &nbsp; &nbsp; Margaret, from St. Ann's, Nova Scotia. 12 - Mary Clarke,from Melbourne, 13.- Hirondelle, from Melbourne; Tom Tough, from Melbourne; &nbsp; Cheshire Witch, Lalla Rookb, and Colina, from Mel- bourne. CLEARED OUT. - Hawk, for Melbourne; Lord Stanley, barque, for Bombay, in ballast.
CIRCUIT COURT. WEDNESDAY, 21ST APRIL, 1852. Before his Honor the Chief Justice. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Intelligencer — 22 April 1852
CIRCUIT COURT. WEDtESDAY, 21ST Aralli 1852. Before his Honor the Chief Justice. Tns proceedings of the criminal sittings, were resumel this day at ten, a.m. The followinj'jury were empannelled :--James Brown, James Alder, Thomas lDutierwothb, Jiohn Burn, Win. Bell, Julin Cumming, Joseph Bray, James Boyle, Thomas Watt Allen, George Armytage, Charles Bennett, and Richard Georgi Bayldon. LARCEtY. John 3orle, stood indicted for stealing a quantity of cedar boards from the premises of Mr. Rolier, the cabinet maker, in Geelong. MIrs. Isabella Rodier, being sworn, deposed that on the Slor Febrnary,her her husband, ohn RIodier, was alsent at the gold diggings, and the prisoner at the bar was theh employed as a workman upon his premises; heard a person pas sing some goods thronugh the shatters, but from the threats that prisoner held out towards her, she was afraid to stir out of her bed ; this was between fire and six o'clock in the mcrning of the indictment: the next day Sergeant 31'Guire,...
CORONER'S INQUEST. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Intelligencer — 23 April 1852
CORONERS INQUEST. An inquest was held on Wednesday lnst, at the Crown Hotel, Ashbr, before Dr. Shaw, the curo ner, and a respectable jury, on view of the body of Elizabeth Wuldell, who it war alleged hadl diel suddenly on Mtonday the 19th instant, from the ill treatment of her hushano, Stuart Wadde. Mrs. Elizabeth Salmon, a widow woman re idling near the decenaed, depoaed, that Mrs Wad. lle, some weeks previous to herdeceese, com. plainedl to her of having a tsr throat, through her husband turning her out of doors in the middle of the night. Thi witness also deposed that the deceased was a sober, well conducted woman, and that her husband was the were re verse. She was informed of her death on Wed= nesdav morning, by her husband, who came to her house MIr. Thomas Waugh, bricklayer, residing at Ashby, deposed to having been acquainted with the deceased for two or three years That du ring that time he always esteemed her as a very prudent and well conductod person. He for merlv lived ...
ABSTRACT OF SALES BY AUCTION [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Intelligencer — 23 April 1852
ABSTRACT OP SAI..S BY AUCT'IO FRIDAY, APRIL 23. BJ. G. Carr, at 11, Ale and Porter, DrerY' &.?"a E, Carverand Dilton, at 12, Harness, Apples. Bran, &ct S?ATuaTr. APRIL 24. pp J. B. Hutton & Co. at 12, Suburban Land. ,V J. G. Carr, at 1, Cottage and Laud. By O'Farreil and Son, at 12, Cariage; at 1, Civdesdale torsfs. TVONn.y, AeatL 26. Ry J. G.Carr, at 1, Rfndence and Land TluEsnv, APRII. 27. By I. Carr, at 1, Land at Klldare. WDNsssntY. APRIL 2S. By J G. Carr. at I,Town Land. MOsnAY. MAy 3. By 3. G. Carr, at I, valuable House Pro gerty.
POLICE OFFICE. THURSDAY, THE 22ND APRIL. Before his Worship the Mayor, Captain Fyans, Captain Addis, and Wm. Timms, Esq. OBSCENE LANGUAGE. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Intelligencer — 23 April 1852
POLICE OFFICE. THURsDAr, T?A 22mN Ara[r. Before his Worship the Mayor, Captain Fvans, Captain Addis, and In. Timms, Esq. OBSCENE LANGUAGE. Wm. Brown, a seaman, belonging to the hfary Jane, was fined five shillings, for using unbecom ing language in the public streets on Wednesday host. ooRPa STEALI?G. Hug Thorpe, was remaadod till this day, on a chargofhre of horstealing. HOUSE EROBDRY. Robert Short, alias Lloyd, was brought before the magistrates, charged with committing a robbery in the Ocean Child, public house, in the beginning of January last. Mrs. Knight, being sworn, Stated-that about 12days after Chr'stmas, sonme racing was ging on near her premises, the Ocean Child, Cowie's Creek ;that a great number of persons were as sembled there at the tine: .md that about three in the afternoon, she heard the upstair bell ring; odd wentup tosee what was wanted; on ascend. in; the stairs, she met the prisoner Lloyd, who appeared as if he had just left her bed room, and was coming down; ...
CIRCUIT COURT. Thursday, April 22, 1852. Before His Honor the Chief Justice. SITTINGS IN SISI PRIUS. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Intelligencer — 23 April 1852
CIRCUIT COTRT. Thursday, April 22, 1852. Before His Honor the Chief Justice. SITTINGS Ix NISI PuITS. The following gentlemen were empanelled as a Special Jury. Robert Sutherland, Edward Willis, Charles Nuttali Thorne, and George Armytage, Es qires SARTOBIUS iD0 Co., V. COOKE. This was an action of aseuntpsit to recover the sum of £36 3s. 8d. for a bill of exchange, for £24 13s. Id, and goods old and delivered; to the amount of£11 10s. 7d. The defendant not putting in any plea on re cord, damages were given, by assessment, for the full amount. For the plaintif, Mr Forbes; attornies, Messrs Slhden and Martyr. TC??SR T. WATSON ADMIlISTEATRIx This was an action of a-sumpsit, to recover the sum of £79 Ito. 9d, rmoney lent, and goode sold and delivered by the plaintiff to the defen dant's late husband. The Attorney-General for the plaintiff ; soli citor, Mr Gregory. Solicitor-General for defen dant ; solicitors, Messrs Sladen and Martyn. The Attorney-General opened the case, and called Mi...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Intelligencer — 23 April 1852
AIWAYS on Hani. t e e :iowi ForMs: Import Form. Do, with Decl.:r.rioe Expoit Formn Home Cons; 't;,tion .t Does do Sufferan a Coastwise (,l)-r'aace d3, Reguage ants reweigh do Bills of tad-a; Dog ForrP Rooks'lL.: and Stationer. Market.-square (veer':nn. n HE Undersigned .s to t:f,,;., the luhtbitanti A.hhy, lida-. ('owie's Creek, and th : chlitc n? ;ral- , that h" 'as for sale at :,i: stc:.:, La Trhbe Terrace, opposite the ccra Hot_, known as the West ll.rch St.. e. A ch,icevarict- orf '..s, ;, and Malt Liqsors. in [:;,d .. B i.e. Win,-- ort and s'::.:-r; Brandy- tlarte .. French Brandy ir. a::: easea. Real Jamaica Rnr, Gijn-tlollafus :a t\r, r,.L fou0 ;alon cases L.ondua Porter in ? gallon lkegs Dunbar's bottle'l AM and Porte:. Ba-?t and Green i ets cG-onnd Coffee Sugars-raw and refine I Currants and Raisins Cork Butter Pickles ad M1ustards Salad Oil ,ng;ish Ham in p'tme condition Do Cheee lJoir ?ad San s Red Herrings Candles; Soap, &c., &c. And a general variety of ...
To the Editor of Bell's Life in Sydney. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Intelligencer — 23 April 1852
To the Editor of Bell's Life in Srdne?. Gentlemen,-In the Melbourne Ar , of its 1st of April (!) appears the followlng- rroi. ment : " Yesterday's Government Gazette contain, the following appointment :-3lordnaunt 3'Len, Esq., to be Assistant Commissioner of Crom Lands, at Ballarat, and a magistrate of tie Colony of Victoria and its Dependencies, Query-Is this the person who was omplld to resino a similar appointment st the Gold Di. Diggings, near Braidwood? Your obedient sermnt, 3[onauTr. [Whether the fortunate individual above re. ferred to be identified with the Ex-Araluen Gin. missioner, or not, we strongly suspect in eitwl case that our Southern friends have been mdle fools of. At all events if true, it must be ad. mitted that it was a seasonable appointment, Ens.B. L. S.]
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Intelligencer — 23 April 1852
TfHEATRE ROYA L, GEEIANG. Mr Deering, Sole Lessee, Open Every Evening. - INCRESSED ATTRACIION. 7Tbir Ereniun, Friday, 23rd .pril. The Pe.formarces will commence with the much admired Petite Drama of Tihe Warrior's Legact, Or 7 HI GCIFI OF THE BRA E. Characters hy Mr. and lMrs. Deerang, 3r. Sheatcroft and the rest of the Company. Comic Duett, Mrs. Stubbs and Mr. Meadors. Afterwhich, the much admired Interlude DELICATE GROUND, or Paris in 1793. Pauline............ Mrs Hydes To be folio -ed by the almost incredible Feats of TIIF THREE FLYING SMEN. Comic Song, "5olomon Lob,".. Mr. Riley. To conclude with the -ide-splitting Farce of THE MAN ABOUT TOWN. Boxes 4s; nit 2s. Doors open at half past seven; performance commences at eight o'clock. J. P. HYncE, StaCe .Manaeer. FOR ADELAIDE DIRECT, (To Sail on Saturday Evening Next), H E fine fast-.ailing Brig PERT, 200 Tons. Has first-rate accommodations for pas sengers. Apoly a CAPrALN Taac;-RTrA, on board; or, to CA~RERsR AND DALTON. FOR LAUNCE...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Intelligencer — 23 April 1852
r TO IELBOURNE, DAILY, EuSDAYI EXCEPTED. THE NEw STEAMER VICTORIA, Jost? M'LEAN, Commander, 11 leave the Queen's Wharf, Gerelong, for Melbourue, every afternoon, at One -clock. oc AND, 5aleiph's Wharf, Melbourne, for Gee -n, levery morning at Eight o'clock. H'rE APHRASIA, steamer, 'm - Hunter, commander, having com pleted her repairs, will lease Geelong, fir blelbourne, every Monday, Wednes ia 'nd Friday, at Nine o'clock J. B. HtrrroN & Co. Geelong Agents. April 10. 1852. 'TEAM TO AND FROM MELBOURNE. ALTERATION OF TIME. ON and after Tuesday, the 27th in Sstant, the VESTA, Steamer, will leave the Wharf, Geelong. at nine o'clock, on the morning of Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, and from ble!sourne, at nine o'clock in the morninms of Mlonday, Wednesday, and Thursdays, until further notice. S. Satrru, Agent. Geelong, _ st April, 1852. FOR LONDON, Haring the greater part of her cargo enqaged, will meet with quick des patch. Despatch being the object, Wool in quantity will be take...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Intelligencer — 23 April 1852
Tir Land and Eniigration Commissioners have commenced the rear well, anld re inay expect a nmuth ni mre re?lltar supply of cimigrants than herctofure. Thier. 'Vwre tr.n vessels to sail for Geclng-di reet in .TJ:nrr : the Success, from Ply mI-ithl. on the .5tt, and the Mangerton, friomn Birklwniead. on the 10tl. The excuse formerly riven for the tardelic-s ,f the supnply, was the remark !ile ,ne tlhat eligitle niigrants did not ..:Ter th!lemi ves. Now that the Com missioners have extended their operations to Birkenhead and otthcr ports, and anew point of attrcetion is to be faund in our piod telds, the difficulty is not likely to exist any i.nrer. iWhether the apprelensions of a defi cient snpply of labonr are or are not well grounded imust be resolved by future ex perience, but evry day, tle prospect, we think is getting clearer, and with goid travernment the most faint-hearted nceiniot despair. The worst feature in our sfcitl conlition at present is the neglect of agerinitire, and ...