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THE BANK. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 4 April 1842
THE BI A-K TisieDirectors - of the Union':Bank' of Australia:lhava at.last resp'onded to 'lie anxious wishes of the residiints of tilhis district,'! by establishing' a: bianch l of their batik iii .this tow'nship; ; ,and the community will be furtheir gratified 'to: learn that Dr. Thomson has accepted the olice. of 'locial .ManagingiDirector,,. and has. already, with !iis usuail pro'mptitude, set about tlie organizatiun of the iranich, whih: :will commience bnsiness as .oon as the building adjoining Dr. Cleike's iesidence has been suitably "fitted: up. The und'ertaking will be ot incalculable be fit ,ito th'e townshiri, aid iijure none but shareholders in other bi~nks but 'as Dr.;Thomson has set the exaample of sacrifi?iig: his own interests for' the sake'of tIhe, towunhip, other, losers will have less causo to complain. 'We hear that there is very' probability of the Banik:ofAustialasia starting a branch - also; we hope the rumour is iwell founded; hut until we are assured of the f...
THE SEPARATION PETITION. Downing street, 2nd Oct., 1841. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 4 April 1842
THE VEPAtiATZON PETITION. Downing.street, Qnd Oct., 1841. 'Fnit--I have received a petition ad. :rersed to her Rlajeaty by several of the inhabitaiits of Port Phillip, praying that the province of Australia Felix may be formed into a Sepaiate government. ' I bheg that you will acquaint the pe. litioiners tlint I have laid the petition before the Queen, and that her nMajesty iis been pleased to receive it" very g,~iciously. I nm, sir, your most obedient servant, STANLEY.. Governor Sir George Gipps.
TO CORRESPONDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 4 April 1842
TO CORResPONDEN TS '.' ' TW liaye received CA'o'a commuinica Lion respecting hdie. prevalence of 'the u steom of driving infected sheep through the :settlid parts of 'the distridt, but c?annot g'ive it inse( tion. uhnl(sssthe "write rcan satisfy us (privately) as to the :truth of his uasset tions. e W never publish a statemint unless upon good nutlhority, anil the letter of an unrknown corresponc'ent 'is no authorify at "all. The result'of the late case (1'iher aiind lRussell: v Purl es) shows that the'law can be enforced here as whell as in any other part of the colony, although too frctjuently, in a very inadeqiuate de, greepia'cseds of special damage, com? - pensatioii ca of 'ourse he obta ined by. civil action.' The due eiiforcemeiit of thec 'provisions of the 'scab: ant, being a public. benefit, any settle:r'lio prosecutes ain offender to' conviction witl I'"deserve thie tlihaks of his 'cllow colonis'ts :- We would therefore encour age CAro,*or any other i'settler, idto o mienc...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 4 April 1842
T a Meeting of she Subscribcrs to . the Emigrant Widows' Fund, held in Geeloug, on the '9th March, Rev. A. LovE, in the chair. Proposerl by Lieut. Addis. seconded by Mr Ruffle, - That the money sub scribed for the tuo unfortunate Widows be invested in properly fur -their im mediate benefit; under the management of Trustees to be appointed for that purpose ; And, that when they or their children shall:be found no longer to require such aid, .the funds shall be appropriated by the Trustees for, the behoof of others in similar circumt stances. Proposed'by Mr Lloyd, and seconded by Mr Sladen,-That five Trustees be appointed for the appropriation and mranagement of the Funds;. and three to form a. quorum. !Proposed and unanimously agreed to, '-That the followiviig gentlemen be ap pointed Trustees, in accordance with the' previous resolution, viz . The RLv A. Love, Treasurer. : N . 'A. IeWICK, P.M . "'ý.EB. ADnlos, Esq. J.P. \WM. ]OADKINIGIIT,, S3. Fo. iTEt. iSItAw, M.D. During the discus...
NEW ZEALAND. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 4 April 1842
NEW ZEALAND. From the Sydney Herald. At present New Zealand is in high favour at home, and but middling at Sydney. In England, New Zealand signifies Port Nicholson and the Com. pary's land adjacent, where there are now located some five or six thousand souls. To the north of tile island, on nn arm of the Frith of the Thames, is Ankland, where the Governor has fixed his head quarters, with a population of 500 or 1000. The situation of Auck land is certainly far before Port Nich olson, thoogh an indifferent sea-port. Port Nic, as the natives call it is sur rounded by abrupt hills, perhaps five or ten acres of level land being.scatter ed in petty parcels round the coast. When the Company's deputation thanked Governor Gipps for graciously giving them of his own free motion 110,000 acres ofland for their £110,000 paid in England, with a stipulation that it should be taken in one continu ous block round Port Nicholson-when these gentlemen thanked him, after having seen such land w~th thei...
BUSHRANGING AT SYDNEY. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 4 April 1842
SBUstRANAGINGC lNAT.''SYDNT.--A`great many instances have occurred lately. of bushraogers extending their ravages to the very threshold of the metropolis. The following instance oft their daring might be supposed to have happened 300 miles in the interior. On Thursday evening, about ten o'clock, ashile Alr Grey of Balmain was siuting in his room, three bushrazuger., heavily aimed, rushed in, presenting their muskets, and called on him and his family to ' bail up.' Mr Gray, inimaginig that it was some friends disguised for amusement, remon. Ftrated with them for holding their fire arms so well aimed; he was how ever soon obliged to.discover his.mis take, and himself, Mrs. Grey, and ser vant, driven into the room with their faces to the wall. and three of them stood by with their muskets presented, whilst the others ransacked the house, Parties -were stationed at front and back of the house. Alter taking what .suited them, they took a bottle of wine tid ' filled n tumbler to Mr Gray, ...
MISCELLANEA. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 4 April 1842
M:"' ' SCELLANEA. T/u Mli eteors.- Oh the very interes ting lbjeCt'i bhich has of late occupi ed so much :? f p?O? lid attention, both in Euijpe arid America, the periodical .return ofthe meteors in August and No';.?rmer, we havebeen favoured with tlh following communication from Sir Johli [lerschell :--" The bright moon light of the 9th instant having preven ted my obtaining satisfactory observa tions of the meteors, to whose perio dical return on: the 9th and 10th of this month,. L'rofessor Quetelet has drawn much attention,.,as being more regular than thd displays of the 12th and 13th of November, allow me, in p1lace of observations for the current year, to otter as my contribution to our. stock of knowledge on the subject the following incidental mentioni of such an occurrence, which occurs in Sir -V. fHlmilton'w account of the eruption of .'csuvios in August,. 1799, printed in the Transactions of the Royal "So ciety, v.ol seventy, which will be readO with the more interest, the...
Geelong Price Current. GRAIN, &c. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 4 April 1842
i Goelong, price Current. GRAIN, &C. jWhaeot, per bib t.::o o a Maize, per bushel .;.. ..' o 7 0-u 0 2 Outs. per bushel .....:. o7 0- 0 8 Barley,: per bush .o o --(o a( .Flur. /frst.-per; ton. -0..' a, o.-0 28 ( -lay pe to;n ...........; .... 1 0 o - 0 BUILDING??,ATrEILIALS:. Bricks, per Ihousand ....,. I" o ?o 1 5 ---delivered, peI thoustind.. 1--10' = 0 a Hardwood Boards, per 100 fect o tS uo - I C Quartering, per IOfeet. '.;.; o '1 ' 1 o Btlttens, per 11O.j'eet,...;;.:: 3 18: (- I 5 Shilngles, per thousand ...... 0 18 2 - I i5 Paling, brood, pe52 htindr?d.. I 0 .-- I & -- narrow, per.i/hundred. ..` 12 2o - ,2 (edar deals, perfoot ..... .. o a 9 - ( 2) Pie, yerfoot' - P.ne..erfoot .. .... ....9.0 o a-- . u. ailts, per lb .............. o o 9SP1IT., &C. (DUTY P4ID ) Ale, in bottle, per da:en ..?.o 10 i to 0 15 'Porter; per dozen, -.;... :.::. 'oig 0o--- Is.i Brandy, per gallon t ...:.:.... .r o, u - I r Gin, per gallon .;0....'IL o ri- I 4 itam, per gulaloo....
MELBOURNE SHIPPING. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 4 April 1842
. ARIVALS. ]ala'cl2S Idist', sCelooncr, N ia.ll toil, ~rro'n, Ilobar u',l vn. : 28 -.Isabella,', scliobner, Aldricih, frmin Hlobart 'Tofi. - . 81 ý Lo e'stdft, schooner. Ii ire fromn LaUincesio?. : . . t , ;. A i:l' 1 Jane atnd ,mmna, Loutitt,. from. Poril id; Buy,and l'otrt Fairy.= .' - --Corsair, steamner,' Bell, fromrn Lau:ices. toll, I CLEARED OUT00 Marcli 1Q si, an, ban que Robilison, fo: 25-1Hinala, slhii,, Burin, foir' Sydiie. 6 .- Estnmai 'bi ig, Sproule, fo?; Syi'de?'. ýG-Lord Saumareiz, brig,, M Lea, fo" A uckland n Biay of Islands :31-James,: brig, lioss, for NeW?i Zca. land. . .
SHIP NEWS. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 4 April 1842
ARIRIVALS. March 30-A PHrIASIA, steamer, Lawler mnaster, from Ielbour'ne. ApTil 2-_ l'irtASI'A, steafer, Lawler master,frrom MlMelbourmne. 3--1ANGER, revenure cutter, -3rignell master, frmi- RMelbouruE DEPA1RTURES. JMarch 25-A'I PH RAsI A, steaimer, Lawler master, for Melbourne. Matrch 20 nENRY,! b'rig, Grln?ger mnoster,fl'r Laumimces-t?',? iflt'300 sliee.,_ 31-A PI't RASIA, steameir, Lawler miatierf, for Melbournc. W
Geelong Retail Market Prices. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 4 April 1842
Geelong Retail 1tarket Prioee. Bread, per 41b. loof ......... o IS3 1o;0 o Beel, per lb..... ....... ...... o - u *4lutolm, per Lb.*.......... .0.. ;.. . o 0o -4 - € o Butlerj fresh, per lb; o ..2 23 -o ( -- salt, per l. .; ..." o 2 " -u u Cheese. -Engl~ish, er Lb:;...... o' 2' - oa SJutch, per lb .... ..... ;1o n- o 0 (.'olonial, pCer lb...:-..(.. o.' 'o(ooo?? Eggs, pedoern . ...3......'... - :o 3 ; a a3 Baco, per L. ...1... .... 1 o 3.- o0 o l'ea, pertlb............... o. . b n-- o 6a Coffee, gound, per ...... o b '- 2 Sugar, loaf,; er lb. .':.....: o'o 0:u- o I --- moist, perlb. ........*.....ooo "4-: o o 6 " llk,' per quai'l t...(.:.;..... o- 6 'o o Soup, per tLi...:.:.. - .-..;.. ; 0 o- 0o o uandles, mould, per Ib.i...... o o 10 - u o - dip, per lb' ...'.'. ? ?- 0 ,
LAUNCH OF THE VESTA. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 4 April 1842
LAUNCII OF, TICI VESTA.. At two o'clock on Saturday last,' the hour appoitiiedfor, the launch of the V, sta steamer, theproperly of-our en terprising citizens; the Meesrs. Maliton, a large assemblage of persons flucked to the '"A'harf,.,and.crowded its banks to witness.thbe:spectacle and ceremony. A band. of tmusic. were in attendance, and a sumpiiotlis lunch was prepared on the opposite. side of the Yarra for the occasion::.. His. honor the Superin tendarit,;with the immediate family and friends of the. owners, were present. At thliehour: named, the blocks were knocked fromi umnder the vessel,, but giving'a :iiiikt cant' she did not slide through the shores aisquickly as expec ted ; this, however, was soon-remedied by the"'"ai'pilication of. a lever .to hei' keel :wlied she gracefully glided forward "' lik'e a thing of life .ind lighi," rind.?tro'the?sidmiring. eyes-or what Mr.' W?illis. designates--" the stipid stares iiad loid liuzzas" moved into her element accompanied by the we...
Iron Land Boat. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 4 April 1842
lron Land Boat.-The Harrisburgh Telegraph states that the introduction of iron canal boats upon the public worka of that state, so constructed as to be taken apart and removed Upon railroads and over inclined planes, has proved entirely successful. Goods ar, now put into these boats at Philadel phia and Baltimore, an I delivered in them at Pittsburgh in the short space of six days. ," You mus'n't smoke here, sir," said the Captain ol a North River steam. boat to a man wl"'?? i smoking among the ladies on th .º. 1ter deck. "l inus'n't, hey ! why t ?" replied he opening his capacious~mouth, and allow. ing the smoke lazily to escape. " Di'nt you see the sign?-' all ger, ilemen are requested not to smoke aba?t the engine.'"--' Bless your soul, that don't mean me-l'm no gentleuan not a bit of it. You can't make a gentleman of me, no how you can lix it." So saying, lie sucked sway, anid " took the responsibiliiy."
SPORTING INTELLIGENCE. THE PYRENEES TURF CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 4 April 1842
B POORTZ'LG x'-T2LU :G3crzc. 'I TE PYRENEES TUFP CIUD;I."' On the 94th. of Marchli??in'regular Smeetic 'L" of (ho 'potli'g setitliers cameoff, at .thi, statitn o'f Mr Gi1ld, smith, :at the .Iyrenees.. M.r. .St'evereSon' has the 'honor'of originatiig'ithe -races', the assembn'bieU^cld l e 'tthvhi/v tIW. vited by him to a sumptuous en9.trajin1. iient on the occasion.- blessrs. Gold_ smil ond oitrieux, ast stevars, and Mr IIatsall Garrard -as clerk of thie course, had: arrangd rthe, prelim inaries': in a manner that:yielded the grea test satisfaction. .flThi, course. pr.esented a gay anid nimatl d appearance, .there. being upwards ofl fifty, gentliemn on horseback and a:proportionate :numb'i' ofripedestinans. The amusements of the day cominmenced with a Ilurdle race, for whih twi ve horses we.re ,entered. of w.hich ornly nine:-tartcd,:-c..: , .,: 5ir ~h5oiib; iicry' b'.g. Ja'ck If rg,-(o, wer i.'r ritier) ' . , . ' ;; Si1" ithnrenaic's B hc.e Jhcck,.(Sl r St c.irso.i. '..' iMr M'Cailii...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 4 April 1842
For London to load at Geelong THE first-class BARQUE NERIO, C. G. HILL, commander, will meet with quick despatch. For Freight or Pas sage, her accommodations being of a superior order, apply to the commander on board, or to STRACHAN & CO. WOOL. &nbsp; &nbsp; STRACHAN & CO. will Purchase or Advance on WOOLS of this Sea son's clip. Geelong, November 1. WOOL. THE undersigned will advance on Wool. The advances will be made in CASH, on delivery. A. THOMSON. ON SALE, AT GRAY'S STORE, SIXTEEN THOUSAND feet of TIMBER comprising Boards Battens Quartering Joists Half-inch feather edged boards, ALSO, Pollard, Fine Flour Sydney Tobacco Sugar Strong Van Diemen's Land Drays &c. &c. Flour ! Flour !! Flour !!! &nbsp; MANTON & CO. have made ar &nbsp; rangements to keep a constant supply of First and Second FLOUR at the Stores of Mr. H. W. MASON, which will be disposed of at Melbourne prices. Wheat and Wool bought or taken in exc...
THE ABORIGINES, Representation to His Honor C. J. La Trobe, Esq, by the settlers and inhabitants of Port Fairy. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 4 April 1842
TUE ABOR1G1NES, . Representation to His Honor C: J''t Trobe, Esq, by' the 'settlers ?aid'i in' hiabitaits of Port Fiiry .. We, the undersignied;'settlers and "ii habitants of the district' of Poirt Faiy,, beg respectfully to reptiesent `tEy'ourt Honor the great uind'increuasing wan't of security to life and-1 propeirtyt which exists Ihre? at :preseitI, in' :consequence of the li sence ofiany, protection 'ngainst the natives - .,: Their numbers, their ferocity, and, their cunning, "ender "'heni? peculiarly fomidaible, and the outrages of which they are daily and nightly guilty, and which' they accomplish' generally with impunity, and sutcess, may, we fear. lead to a still more distressitng stale of things. -unless some ineasuies, prompt and efftctive, le immediately teken to prevent matters cominug to that unhappy crisis. We would represent to your Honor, that when life and property are in con stant hazard there can be no prosperity, and that the liard-earned gains of the. settler, h...
Geelong Price Current. GRAIN, &c. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 11 April 1842
. Gelong .Price Current. t .Af~rtsnzer T bushe'.;... - 7o i 0..o *,o o :baizie, per, hnshel,:.. ...:.·. h o?,,4o..0,8 at. Tr.buhe ,e a i Outs. speI: bu43gtl .·,7 0 3 , B6 ')Iuale± per buola 0 v' 0 o3 33 0 sea .nil .0.odn,,,a hay,, per toie...::.... . '. 3 3o ` (3' 0` 3y 3' BUILDING M.IrEIt1AL'. Grreks, 3er thoisondiil :. .., ' t o o t-ao ti A 2' ~-.detivz'o¼t per 113033s331331 (t 1-10 f,33 "i; [ "30 llardwilod, B'd. oNds, per 130 j'ctl O 33 33 0 1.1 5, 3' .c',c rteriag, p'er I110J fet.... o I. 33 1 0 11h eltnso pcr r 1330 Jeet '.:::: 3 ,IS'}f s (1'!5 Shirngles,per ler t1otasa3rl' ..'.o;t0 o :r 3133' Paling,: 133'ore(, hne, d 11 d:., 1,"e . O, 15 naro;l, pfr I3ndred, 33 12 "o -no. ,i C~edar deals,' per foot . U 7''3' .Pine, erfo331 3 .O............ ' o 33' 0,i:?°jo b! Sails, 1per b on 0: U , iFP I ItITF,,,Rzc.,(n UTY,,Pn o I n.), ,lte,' 0in blote. 7(C do1.C33.. 33( 10 33 to3 3 15 P3,'rtr, icr d''e' 12 u 4 3 '113'a3dy, 1CCrgat '3333 33 :":o 0 Gin, per galton .a....... 1 -o,, 4 33n33,p...
Geelong Retail Market Prices. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 11 April 1842
Gaolonsg fetail iarket Pricas. Bread;,per 41/b. loaf ... ... o, I 3 to a o IeeLf. per lb.. ....... ..... o o 5 o jlutton, er l,...... ........"o ? 4 n ilButter, resh"fier Lb .... '... ; 2 3 0 9 '- sat, per lb: .... ...... o ; 0 0 ---(Jloa alt,peribt..*...... o oo' oa a L g g . , p e r d o z e , ,.3.. . i.a.. . . . . . . 0 3 1 , , " . . . . . 3 . Ilaco't,pcr lb.:.:.............. 'l3'3" o IPltatoe., per cwta,;........... o 12 o o 14 T'ea. pcr tb.',?'. 1.."' o a) ('offee, ground, per ib.-....... - I 8 a 2 .Sugar, loaf, per lb..;.......... o a 0 oa - moist, pd'l.:. o...;.:: o .a 44 a o Ull/k, per quart .............. o a 6 o a !oup, per lb..... n ..a.:... o o u l apt,,perlb ? a... ..;......;. . :o:,o. ,9 o a .