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A MODERN WITCH-FINDER. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 12 January 1850

A MODERN WITCIH-FINDER.. A oBIEF paragraph in the Inverness Courier records the death of at very celelraled fortune.teller of the Inorthl country, knownit for nany years front ?1oray to John o'Groat's as 11 iss lHay the spiewife. The ult. happy creature died in Inverness jail, to which site had been ommnittled a short time previous for reset of theft Scott ihas mile every one aequitittted with the last of the minstrels-Coojier with the last ul the Moltieins. We are afraid iglorattnce and credlt lily are still too abtindatt in thie coiuutry, and the desire of loukitng into the flutulre too strotng, to p'er sitt us to indiulge into the belief that Mliss Hay t)ut be fairly regarded as the lust of tlhe spnewives. Buti we can hope that her successors may be apaewives ont a smaller scale. The biography of this woman could url nowt be writtun, woull forll a curiuus supptliitement to the " l)tDemonology" of S?ott, ntil illustrare, better tlhan whole volumes of dissertative conrjecture, the ...

Publication Title: Goulburn Herald And County Of Argyle Advertiser, The
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CALIFORNIA. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 12 January 1850

CALIFORNIA. [From the Melbourne Argus.] TtE following letter from Mr. Blundell, formerly of this city, has been received by Mr. John Blair, of Queen street, and being the first direct communlli cation from a Port Phillip adventurer, possesses considerable interest : " San Francisco; 1bth Sept., 1849. " I take the earliest opportunity I have had here, since my arrival, of redeemiing my promise to you by informing you of the state of affairs in this country. We landed here after a favourable pus. sage of 8 days a, and, it being only three ldas since we arrived in port, ilmy knowvledge of the country is very trilfling, von cannot expect therefore any illnfur ination beyond the sphere of mny own actual obser vatiou. The accounts from the mines state the gold to be as abundant as ever. I amt informed by many who have been there that the place is very sickly, fever and ague prevail there to a greater extent than is generally supposed!, and, at certain seasons, are both frequent atnd faita...

Publication Title: Goulburn Herald And County Of Argyle Advertiser, The
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Country News. BINDA. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 12 January 1850

Country News. [FROM OUR CORP.ESPONDENTS.] BINDA. Tan RAcES.-Our Subscription Races came off on the deas appointed, with spirit, and to the satis. faction of all parties. The Blinda Purse of £20 was won easily by Mr. alurk's chesnut potty Dentist, beating AMr. Stepheuson's bay horse Jrrocks, and Macharty's grey horse Houtk'u-snivy. Distance one mile and a quarter, thirteen chains. Time, 2 minutes 38 seconds. Settlers' Purse of £10, was taken by A?r Warne's Jaugler. T'le Publicanus' Purse, a Pig-skiu Saddle, was takeu by Mr. luIehairty's black horse Blackbird. The second day was agreeably spent in private matchles. T'he third day a match came off between Mr. Brown's roan filly, tl.e Gupsey, and AMr. Stepl)ensotus bay filly, Polly, for .£10. wllich was won by the latter, Th'le horses are again thatched for the samle suiim to run oun the Biniu course on Patrick's Day next. The meeting was respectably conducted, and well attended ; ail after a comfortable dejeute onl each day, every otne...

Publication Title: Goulburn Herald And County Of Argyle Advertiser, The
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Original Poetry. ENIGMA. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 12 January 1850

---0- ENIGMA. Say what am I? a tiny elf, No doubt you see me every datny, Nay, I am part even of yourself, My name and use then quickly say. Always in sorrow and in tears, I yet to sweetest sounds belong,` And still the same thro' clhanging years I rank the Very first in song. I'm at the head of every stream, And linger last among the flowers, Again, I'm found in smoke anrid steam And always in soft summer showers. I fancy that you know me-well, Yet sometimes see me with surprise, Bnt if my name von do not tell, Otllers mlfy read it in your eyes. M. A. B. Sutton Forest.

Publication Title: Goulburn Herald And County Of Argyle Advertiser, The
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COLLECTOR. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 12 January 1850

COLLECTOR. NEW YEARs' D)AY.-'llhis little township was all bnsile on New Year's Day, in anticipeaion of the Ball which came off in the evening. The concuurse of people, both equestrians and pedestrians which flouked here to witness the amnsements of the New Year was quite remarkable, and we are happy to say that there was a no inconsiderable number of young females of respectability amongst the visitors. At about one o'clock two Races came off on the Club Race Course, between Mr. James Ieardlo's Charcoal Jack, (once a rum 'int,) and Mr. J. Byrue's Chiln-legs. for a supetior Musgravian adltlle, which was contested for by hard rtuniug, ttll wonll by the former horse. The second race was for a Purse of Two Gnineas, by Mr. Cowan's Pisanit, and Mr. John Carey, Jun., Cassandra the Fair, which was won easy by Cassatdra, who as yet is very young, and promises to be a rum un. At beven o'clock the all opened at the " Old Collector Inu." Dancing cmmerteed at half.past eight, and continued with...

Publication Title: Goulburn Herald And County Of Argyle Advertiser, The
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GUNDAGAI. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 12 January 1850

GUTNDAGAX, CHRISTMAS : THE Cnops.-Thlie usual sport of horse racing accomnpiaied our Christlias festivities here, and afforded iniich amlusement on IBnxing.day and likewise on the first ily of the New Year. The weather has been very warm, and yesterduyt we Ihad hot winds from the westward. Bush fires .re to be seen iJ1 all directions, and fron all.appearances we expect a dry and hot summller. The crops, both of wheat and potatoes are abundaut, having been blessed withl much seasonable rain during the spring., SUDDEN DEAT, ACCIDENTS,--Some time sinete a man, lately in the employment of Mr. Peter', .J ? expired suddlenly under Mr. - Sinpsoii's' verniiilili He had been unwell for some time, pievious . t 'At ! most limentble accidenlt occurred toi.Mr.. Chrich, at the Tarcutta, who had but recently purchaised dileJ store and inn of Mr. Gabbett. He wits ridiiig on it horse that was to have run at Christmas, wlen lthe animal bolted, and the rider coingii in contuiac wiithl a tree fractured...

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BARNY O'REIRDON, THE NAVIGATOR. CHAP. I.—OUTWARD BOUND. [Continued from our last.] [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 12 January 1850

BARNY O'REIRDON, THE NAVI GATOR. CHAP. I.-OUTWARD BOUND. [Continued from our last.] Tns was quite a god-send to Barny, and much beyond what he could have hoped for. Of all the men under the sun, the long sailor was the man in a million for Barny's net at that minute, and accordingly he made a haul of him, and thought it the greatest catch he ever made in his life. Barny and the long sailor were in close companionship for the remainder of the day, which was closed, as the preceding one, in a carouse; but on this occasion, there was only a duet performance in the honor of the jolly god, and the treat was at Barny's expense. What the nature of their conver sation during the period was, I will not dilate on, but keep it as profound a secret as Barny himself did, and content myself with saying, that Barny looked a much happier man the next day. Instead of wearing his hat slouched, and casting his eyes on the ground, he walked about with his usual unconcern, and gave his nod and passing w...

Publication Title: Goulburn Herald And County Of Argyle Advertiser, The
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Sydney News. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 12 January 1850

Sydney News. ST E CAPE.-We have received via Ho hart Town, Cape Papers to the 3rd Novem bor. The Neplune, convict ship, still remained at anchor. The principal portion of the shops and stores had been- closed, and supplies to the authorities iefdsed by:. the great bulk of the people, and the: Shiping Gazelle of 2nld November remnarks, '.it must now be clear to.cveiry mind that the present excitenient ai ah nxiety, and the conseqdent general stagnation of business, will continue as long as the convtcts remanuin the Coloiy. The Governor received thoe Despatch.''. from Eill Grey intim igtig the intention of sdnd ing out frce emigrants in propo tioin to the number of convicts .sent bt it. was consi deried a bribe, aid niididgnantly rejected. The continued iesisiatnce of the colohists had much irritated Sir-Hat?y Smith, ;hio had all along shown :a;: desire t:o act with the colonists in the .ilatter. ,: issued a pro clamation forbidding imeetings in thle streets; and. c"llingifth en i obs...

Publication Title: Goulburn Herald And County Of Argyle Advertiser, The
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Police Intelligence. TUESDAY, JANUARY 8, 1850. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 12 January 1850

TUESDAY, JANUARY 8, 1850. BEPoRE J. F. M'AaTaun, Esq., J.P.; and J. Mon Parr, Esq., J.P. A SWEEPING AFFAIR.-Joseph Newoombe, an ostler in the employ of Mr. Nathan Mandelson, of ,the Goulburu Hotel, appeared upon summons to answer a charge of neglect of duty preferred by his master. Mr. Hamilton Walsh appeared for the defendant. The case occupied the Court a considerable time, but did not present a feature of public interest. It appeared that the defendant had been ordered by Mr. Mandelson, on the 1st inst., to sweep out the stable yard; he not only refused to do so, but was very insolent on the occasion. Much evidence was gone into on both sides as to whether the yard had .been swept out on the day referred to, or on any subsequent day. The Justices appeared to be sorely puzzled as to the amountof credit the witnesses for the defence were entitled to. The common law relating to sweeping was argued in a very creditable manner, and a learned authority (Cooper) was .quoted, for the pur...

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Colonial News. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 12 January 1850

Colonial Irws. I.RECALL OF GOVERNoE GREY;:The me morial to the Secretary of State from the in habitants of Auckland and vicinity, pray-. ing fuir the, recal: of. His E?eellency.: G.over- nor Grey,,wts sent to the0Colonial Secrietairys Office on.the:9th November, and forwared to, its destination by the, mail of the Moo, on the 22nd. The memonrial has beeni more numerously sigried than :an any other docu menit emaiiatingrfrom this commnuni ty, hav ing no fewer than 520 iiames attaiched t6 it, while -the, petition against earirying into effect the famous . instructions of Earl Grey. fir' confischitii;',i the` lairds belonging to the aboriginies, ?:?s only signed: by 408;, thoiugh admuitted: to have fully andciomppletly repre. sented public opinion. The:large- number of 520 must thci'efore be looked upon 'as still inore conclusive of the general sentiment alid opinion, so far as .His Exccellenicy'spresence among us is concei'ued.:- Suithliren.:6'rss., BATHURST PoLICE. - Instructions hav...

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Original Correspondence. To the Editor of the "Goulburn Herald." [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 12 January 1850

To the Editor of the " Goulburn Herald." Sit,-In your paper of Saturday last, you state that Mr. C. Cowper secured for me a seat at the Board of Directors of the Sydney Railway Company. This Is untrue, and whoever gave you that information laboured under some strange misapprehension. If you refer to the state of the Poll, you will find I was second on the list; and even had Mr. Cowper tIe wish to do so, he had not the power to prevent my election. That election can be easily accounted for on other grounds than those ungenerously and erro neously surmised by you. I was one of the first to join the Company, and am (as is also my partner) one of the largest shareholders. I was a member of the Provisional Committee, and was a constant at tendant at its sittings; I amn personally known to nearly all the Shareholders whom I publicly ad dressed as a candidate for the Direction to which I iwas elected by a large majority. The questions referred to in other parts of your article were yesterd...

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MELBOURNE MARKETS.—JANUARY 4. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 12 January 1850

IEIB.130UlRNIK MAlitKE1.8.-;JArUAnY 4. WHEAT . '3 to ,1.". pierl hl;ibi.el, c t,l e2s. 1t1. pc. le't ltuIt ni, lii t qtilii 1y, 4.09 1. ,per 20001bs ; :secitids.; .8 0 p1O . ii. old Ituyj. £2 13 . toi 4£'. per tini; tew laiy. 'u 2 to £2 5s. per do.-.; new Iputii'ors £8; per Ltui I utter, lpoted, 8; 'per lb. fresh 10-1. to Is. per do. LIVE STTocK.c--IIThe siippl, of afi cattle hais iot been qitle s0 hIevy';.ithis: week tias lat,.bUt pitices hattve out itnpitived ; itiftri'ttr guilit subli at itbiol. ?a., cId goad ditto itio ui l's. O1j. u: 7. pt r I .Ohs. Goud fait wetllers, iaveaginig abuolt 6b.ai ech, sult ua Os. (shorn).. The tsupply was ab-u tqiul. to tile deatdl. There ,ivis it lage suppli ot itlet iur fat sheep dnring the week, saler luor lii Ii were niostly made to the tieleits at Ifrtol ?3. Gd. to 4s. per head. Sevei l teatns of working bullhelis sold this week, but at very low rltes: guod tleals we?i t at Ifiro 16 to 6 gtuineas per pair. Mlixedt cattle sell at from 1(s. to 1...

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SYDNEY RAILWAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 12 January 1850

SYDNEY RAILWAY. As we expected, the meeting of Tuesday last passed off in a very satisfactory manner. Mr. Charles Cowper expresse. his readiness to follow any line of conduct which might be deemed most conducive to the interests of the Company. On the subject of any explanation as to the past policy of the Directors we will have nothing to say, and for this reason-that their conduct has been indefensible and the less said upon the sub ject the better, both for themselves and for the interests of the Company over which they have been called on to watch. The result of the meeting has been the resigna tion of Mr. Charles Cowper as Director, and his retention of the office of Manager. No one can reasonably object to this arrangement, as by it the services of a very active man have been secured to the undertaking, and a proper control can now be exercised over his acts. Nothing approaching to wrangling was to be seen in the discussion which took -place; the great question was debated in ...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 12 January 1850

IF MR. W. H. SMITI-, Watchmaker, Rose Inn, SYass, does not release the Gold Chain I hold be longing to him, the same will bo 'sold in fourteen days from this date by public auction ; and if it does not realize sufficient to pay my claim, I shall sue immediately after for the remainder. JOHN RICHARDS. Bourke street, Goulburn, 12th January, 1850, A Knowing Drag, WHICH CONVEYS THE ROYAL MAIL BAGS BnoM.. , . GOULBURN TO GUNDAROO, BY WAY OF COLLECTOR, - STARTS from the Booking Office, at ANDREW NEWMAN'S, " John Barleycorn,'"Olinton-st., every THURSDAY and SUNDAY at 0 o'clock, a.m. leaving Mr. BYRNE'S,. Gundaroo, at 8 o'clock on the following Mornings. Parcels and Passengers can be booked at the above places, and at Mr. CRlOWTHER'S, " Wheat Sheaf," Collector. Passengers may depend upon meeting with. every attention and civility, as the New Coach is driven by the well known whip BRUMMEY. FARES-10s. to Gundaroo. 5s. to Collector. Baok Fares the same.. i Parcels conveyed at a moderate price....

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Commercial Intelligence. SYDNEY MARKETS.—JANUARY 5. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 12 January 1850

Commercial Intelligence. SSYDNEY MARKE I'S.-JANUAny 5. THEIRE hs ierei scarcely alny iilellltion in any de. palrinllel i t 1otf hl coliiiili pri-dil e miirket sitnce lnst repirt. AViW lie niren lisii s S1 I .2 . 8A1 itl 3s;, -ic 1)lio)g io qtilility'; 'Iiiiize,: 3is. .l()0l. - 4-.; u':'niat. .'l<6 1... /I rl'ly, Eiislisli, 2s. ini Unpe, i. 0,1.; ,p r bullia el. Flour, £9 -. pe lll ur l .lHl ;l sec lle , is, '£8. Br1all, 8d Io .. per hiusll. P Pliiine,0 40. ptlfr . u "I 1n1 obleierkilili:of p r1i Lce hasthr liere en aiy iuler 1ittion unllii- l ur nioiceI e. Po?,DUCe Si?ALES-Tr;ile l lell#essprevailifihg :in tlie : wiltl *IIIIll ke -t ? ,liere, ns i(icel ii o r lis 'i ri ; (omii ined unilhlil hlI . p fislt il~y . i riwu., v. li enI lbeller spirit lli fi'sieilfl its llr, ';i' 1 bi ly- is 1t1n 1in ult r eliiif inI fr9Iely, I'ii 1si)iiii h 1iiiii|jriive il ii. es Froini tlie s alltl Iil ifi ul l1?11l.11 lili?tic , we l iu :HeSI 3Cel l ilnlinelt olf lle lLitllon SeLitell r Sile...

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PRESBYTERIAN MARRIAGES. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 12 January 1850

PRESBYTERIAN MARRIAGES. .[THE following communication on the sub ject of Marriages celebrated by Clergymen of the Presbyterian Church has been for warded to us by an intelligent correspondent. We have a word or two to say on this subject ourselves, but defer doing so until the Supreme Court has given judgment in the case of the Queen v. Roberts.] Oh Caledonia Land of brown heath and shaggy wood, Land of the mountain and the flood, Land of my sires ! what mortal hand Can e'er untie the filial band, That knits me to thy rngged strand. To the Editor of the " Goulburn. Herald " :Sit,--I would call the attention of your 'numerous readers to the important trial now pending before the Supreme Court, arising out of a marriage performed by the Rev. .Dr. M'Garvie, one of the. Ministers of the Church of Scotland, in Sydney. The man Roberts, though previously, married by the Rev. Mr. Brigstocke, of Yass, seems to have reasoned thus with himself, as regards his firs wife, ac?h ,m turned the husb...

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Domestic Intelligence. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 12 January 1850

TI' SALT 3Bust FRno THE n31LLtBONot. -We.. understand that Dr. Clayton and Mr. Woodhouse., have procured from the Billibong country, at'some considerable expense, the reed of this valuableo bush. They intend to cultivate it extensively, foC; the purpose of fattening their wethers annually; We caanot admire. too much the patience and energy exercised by tile worthy doctor in the culture. of the grape for the last six years-it is to be hoped his exertions will be crowned with success. His enlarged and comprehensive mitnd is ever on the rack to find out some new source of wealth for the Yass district. THtE LATtr SnIIooTI A?AtIn.-We are happy to state that Ilickmott, the man who was lately fired at by his wife, is in a fair way .of recovery. The woman still maintains the same demoniacal spirit towards her intended victim, and appears to be wholly careless whether he survives the injuries she inflicted or not. DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY.-We hear that on Monday last a dray load of wool belon...

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Miscellaneous Extracts. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 12 January 1850

Miscellaneous Extracts. 1'PPULIni CRITICISM ON TlHE QUEEN' IN SCnT LAND.--'l'he hituibler class~s of our citizehs wIee pi"llgiotiysly p?ijreed with the pli,,niness of er \lijesty's dress, 1it telie.. hotiely siuipliil.y of her deponent towlir'is. her. children T 'hey. were dielighlled to tid thie Queen, to use their own phrase, " tilichlike `i ither l?'lk." A ri?up of the I ate aborigines' ot the hiotrli .iartet. wiere overheardl expatlltiilg on tilhese themes ,while lIetr Majesty was i li te catlhedriill A shireiad wever. as 'lould il his praises o thIQnleQia's ecoiouiity of dliess. ," Aliuy ai bi'w leldy that ' walks 'th'e' stleelts il silks iulil satiins. tiicht follow thie ex mlltple of lier: AlIjest'y, and 'o be less a lei y ·filtei i '." ." eed:ini, liy a slloplteeper'l i? il'e dll esses betterl tIi ll:le Q'Il?ett, i1id caS 11ill t ff diotd iit," iettii :.ae s ee lldiid. "'li Ihirest a1tlaug1, 118 otiie t titke ai lessoni frtie the QIee1," 1;.1 1", 111r11 if I he?'. l l'l'";t ...

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SYDNEY RAILWAY COMPANY. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 12 January 1850

SYDNEY RAILWAY COMPANY. Tax first half-yearly meeting of the Shareholders of this Company was held on the 8th instant. The Shareholders assembled at first at the offices of the Company, but sufficient accommodation not being afforded, the meeting adjourned to the Royal Hotel. Between 80 and 90 shareholders attended. The President of the Board of Directors (Mr. C. CowPRR,) read the report of the Directors, setting forth the progress of the Company. It is too lengthy a document, and presenting too few features of. in terest for us to transfer it to oureolumna in an entire state. It appears that Government were prepared to pay any interest on money actually expended, at the rate of 4 per cent. out of the land fund, up to the first £100,000 subscribed, on condition that they should have at all times free access to the books of the Company, and be permitted to direct its own offlioers to measure the value of the work performed, on which any such interest might be claimed. Ne gotiations w...

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CURIOUS CASE OF ATTEMPT TO EXTORT. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 12 January 1850

CURIOUS CASE OF ATTEMPT TO EXTORT. [From the Weekly Dispatch, Sept. 0, 1849.] AT Marlborough-street Police-court yester day, an elderly person and his alleged daughter, both of highly respectable exte rior, who refused to give either name or address, were brought up in custody of the police, charged on the police-sheet with having, attempted to extort £500 from Messrs. Herries, Farquhar, and Co:, Bank ers, of St. James's-street, by the following extraordinary means: Mr. Robert Hook, of the firm of Herries and Co. said, about four days ago a letter was directed to the firm, which he opened. The letter was anonymous, and it was to the effect " that the writer was anxious: to com niun2cate some circumstances. provided a solemn assurance was given ihat no other person than the firm should be inade ac quainted with what the writer was able to disclose. The writer could save the firm from degradation, from an immense loss of capital, and even from something worse." The writer went on to s...

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