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Commissariat Office, Perth, September 9, 1836. [Newspaper Article] — The Perth Gazette and Western Australian Journal — 10 September 1836
Commissariat Office, Perth, September 9, 1836. ^¿EALED Tenders in Triplicate *-^ will be received at this Office on Monday, the 26th September, 1836, at 12 o'clock, from such person or persons as may be willing to supply to His Ma- jesty's Troops, at the Williams River, and at a station to be formed about sixty miles from the Williams River, on the line to King Georges Sound, with the following Rations, viz : ( 1 ) One pound of Flour-daily. (I) One pound of Fresh Meat-on Saturdays, Sundays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. (1) One pound of Salt Beef and Salt Pork, alternately-on Mondays, Tues- days, and Fridays. (I) One ounce of Tea, and (3) Three ounces of Sugar-daily. The Price per Ration to be stated in figures and words at length. The Con- tract to be entered into for a year cer- tain, commencing on or about the i 5t,h of October, 1836. Two sureties, whose names must be inserted in the Tender, will be required for the due performance of the Contract.-Any further informa- tion may be o...
Commissariat Office, Perth, September 9, 1836. [Newspaper Article] — The Perth Gazette and Western Australian Journal — 10 September 1836
Commissariat Office, Perth, September 9, 1836. EALED Tenders in Triplicate will be received at tkis Office on Mon" day, the 26th September, at 12 o'clock» from such Person or Persons as may be willing to contract for the supply of any of the following Articles : One Table, Two Forms, Two Hand Barrows, Two Water Pails, One Whitewash Brush, One Tea Kettle, and one Tea Pot, For the use of His Majesty's Troops. Prices to be stated in figures and words at length.-Any further particulars may be known, on application at this Office. JOHN LEWIS. Deputy Assistant Commissary General.
Colonial Secretary's Office, Perth. September 9, 1836. [Newspaper Article] — The Perth Gazette and Western Australian Journal — 10 September 1836
Colonial Secretary's Office, Perth, September 9, 1836. ¡HERE being reason to believe that individuals have, in some in- stances, assumed Portions of Land be- yond the limits or boundaries assigned to them, and recorded in the Survey Office ; His Excellency has deemed it advisable to notify publicly, in order'to prevent such individuals from entertaining the belief that by reason of their undisturbed possession the Government have acknow- ledged any right on their part thereto, that no claim to any portion of Land can at any time be recognised, as shall not appear duly specified and recorded in the Office of the Suiveyor-General of the Territory. By His Excellency's command, PETER BROWN, Colonial Secretary.
VARIETIES. [Newspaper Article] — The Perth Gazette and Western Australian Journal — 10 September 1836
VARIETIES. Niebuhr the Historian.-Mr. Niebuhr was small in stature and thin : his voice of a very high pitch. He could not see well at a distance, and made sometimes strange mistakes. Spectacles were in- dispensable to him, and I had once to make a day's journey in order to fetch his Dollond's, which had been forgotten. He lived very frugally ; wine and water was his usual beverage : he valued good vsine, but did net drink it often. He fre- quently shaved while walking up and down the room, and when 1 was in the room he would even talk during the dangerous operation. He disliked smoking very much, but took snuff to such an ex- cess, that he had finally to give it up. He did not wri'e, as the ancient scholar, a whole book with one pen ; but he used a pen a very long time be fore he mended it, turning all round so as to use always its sharp point. Yet he wrote a neat and legible hand. His rare memory enabled him to study frequently without a pen, and 1 fiund him sometimes in a lying p...
Colonial Secretary's Office, Perth, September 8, 1836. [Newspaper Article] — The Perth Gazette and Western Australian Journal — 10 September 1836
Colonial Secretary's Office, Perth, September 8, 1836. JTBTOENDERS, in Triplicate only, will be re H ?' ceived at this Office On Monday, the 26ih Instant, at 12 o'Clock, from such Person or Persons as may be willing to contract for the Erection of the undermentioned Works, viz.: 1.-A Wooden Bridge across Susannah Brook, to replace one destroyed last summer by fire. This Work to include clearing the Brook of timber and drift rubbish to the extent of 15 yards above and 15 yards below the Bridge, together with the Trenches requisite for security against fire. 2.-Two Wooden Bridges on the York Road, including Trenches and clearing the Water Courses 15 yards above and below. 3.-A Wooden Bridge across a Stream in rear of Mr Dodd's 40 acre Grant, at Guildford, to su- persede the use of two at present in use, which lead through town locations in Guildford, and are not in the direct line oí road. This Work to in- clude necessary Trenches for security against fire and the clearing of the Stre...
CORRESPONDENCE. To the Editor of "The Perth Gazette." [Newspaper Article] — The Perth Gazette and Western Australian Journal — 10 September 1836
CORRESPONDENCE. To the Editor of " The Perth Gazette." Sir,-Having read, in your Journal of the 27th ultimo, a letter addressed to you by Dr. Giustiniani, I felt somewhat surprised at the tone assumed by the learned Doctor, with reference to the religious feelings and ignorance of the European inhabitants, which rather uncourteously places them nearly on a level with the natives. As one would not wish to suppose that the Doctor is desirous of enhancing the value of the services he proposes to confer on the congregations who may attend his '* instruc- tions," the expression I allude to may be attribut- ed to an excess of zeal, of which, it must be allow- ed, the Reverend Gentleman is not at all deficient. I beg to assure him, however, that his zeal has led him into mistake, if he supposes there was any lack of disposition in the European population to seek and know the truths qf the Gospel, and that teachers, however humble, have not been wanting. In my own knowledge, several familie...
CIVIL COURT. Perth, October the 6th, 1836. BEFORE W. H. MACKIE, ESQ., COMMISSIONER. [Newspaper Article] — The Perth Gazette and Western Australian Journal — 10 September 1836
CIVIL COURT. Perth, October the 6th, 1836. BEFORE W. H. MACKIE, ESQ., COMMISSIONER. S. Burges v. Henry Bull.-To recover com- pensation for an assault-Damages, £2,000. The following Gentlemen formed the Special Jury : Messrs. M MacDermott (Foreman), A. Way- len, J. Drummond, W. Lamb, R. Meares, J. Wal- cott, S. Kingsford, C. Ridley, L. Samson, J. Hardey, senior, P. Meares, and W. B. Andrews. The Jury having been sworn, Mr. Clark (who appeared for the plaintiff) re- quested to be informed, what plea the defendant proposed to enter. Mr. Wells (for the defendant)-Justification ! Mr. Clark-Then the battery is admitted ? Mr. Wells-It is not denied. Mr. Clark-Gentlemen of the Jury, before enter- ing into the particulars of this case, I would pre- mise that the defendant has had the assistance and advice of the best authorities in the Colony, and is supported and protected by the Government ; nevertheless. Gentlemen, in the words of the Duke of Wellington, " we'll beat them yet !" The case ...
THE WESTERN AUSTRALIAN JOURNAL. SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, 1836 "Neither conscience nor taste will suffer me to fight one class or interest against another, for separate benefit, or to take the narrow ground of undeviating panegyric." [Newspaper Article] — The Perth Gazette and Western Australian Journal — 10 September 1836
THE WESTERN AUSTRALIAN JOURNAL. SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, 1836 -000 "Neither conscience nor taste will suffer me to fight one class or interest against another, for separate benefit, or to take the narrow ground of undeviating panegyric" It is this day our painful duty to record another public exhibition in our Court of Justice-we trust the last. We offer no opinion upon this trial, but we must be allowed to express a desire, in common with the friends of social order, that the spirit for litigation which has prevailed for some time, will not continue longer to disgrace our aimais. A little forbearance, and a conscientious appeal to our own feelings, regardless of the nice distinctions drawn by friends to whom we appeal for advice, seeking ap- probation, would soon relieve us from this incubus-law. The foundation stone of a Church, connected with the Weste/n Australian Mission, was laid at Guildford on Tues- day last, by His Excellency Sir James Stirling. The Rev. J. B. Wittenoom, Colo...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Perth Gazette and Western Australian Journal — 17 September 1836
(ApfEÜFlSEMENT.) To the Editor of 4 The Perth Gazette." Sir,-Will you do me the favor to publish the .enclosed Depositions of the two principal Witnesses in the case-Bu ll versus Burges? lam, Sir, Your obedient Servant, HENRY'JBULJL Ellen's Brook, Septtmber 14, 183*). DEPOSITIONS IN THE CASE H. BULL V. S. BURGES, Taken, at Perth, on Tuesday, 28th June, before ' IV. H. Mackie, Hon. P. Brown, lion. G. F. Moore, Esquires, and the Ren J B. Wittenoom, Justices of the Peace. On the information and complaint of II Bull, E^q , J.P., of the Upper Swan, Mr. Samuel Bur- ges," of Ellen's Brook, on the Swan River, stood charged wi*h snapping a loaded pistol at the com- plainant, with intent to shoot him. Samuel Joues, E&q., Lieut, in II M. Navy About half-past 6 on Friday evening, while I was sitting in Mr. Bull's sitting room, h&lt;«, along with Mr. -Samuel Burges and Mr. John Mackie, came in. Mr. Bull asked him, with usual civility, to Mt down, and wished to know the news horn ...
A FATHER'S ADVICE TO HIS SON. (From the Hobart Town Courier.) [Newspaper Article] — The Perth Gazette and Western Australian Journal — 17 September 1836
A FATHER'S ADVICE TO HIS SON. (From the Hobart Town Courier.) We have been fa\ored with a copy of a very in- teresting and well written document, given by a parent ¡to his son, luiçier the distressing circum- stances of his taking leave of him as one of the prisoners transported to this colony in the ship' Aurora, recently arrived. . ¡Several portions of it* are of a private nature and unfit to meet the public eye, |»ut jthe following extracts from it, we flatter ourselves, .will:be acceptable to all : " Recollect at all time's, that ) our sentence is just. Do not entertain an idea of .escape, or to com- mit more crime-death is invariably the punish mept. Be at all times attentive to the rules of your cla&s ; by kind and obliging to your equals, and submissive to those who are in authority over you, and be strictly honest to every one. Make your mind up cheerfully to fulfil the lime of your sentence, as you "will t|ien be free from all guilt; and remember, that it is only by...
THE WESTERN AUSTRALIAN JOURNAL. SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 1836 "Neither conscience nor taste will suffer me to fight one class or interest against another, for separate benefit, or to take the narrow ground of undeviating panegyric." [Newspaper Article] — The Perth Gazette and Western Australian Journal — 17 September 1836
THE WESTERN AUSTRALIAN JOURNAL. SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 1836 -000 "Neither conscience nor taste will suffer me to fight one class or interest against another, for separate benefit, or to take the narrow ground ofundeviating panegyric." An exploring party, with His Excel- lency the Governor at their head, was to start this morning from the banks of the Swan, on an excursion to the Toodyay valley, to the north-eastward, about ten miles, below Northam. The party left \ Perth yesterday afternoon. They are ex- pected to return in eight or ten days The party consists principally of gentle- men who have land to select in right of transfer from the district of Beverley. Attention was originally directed to this quarter by our Colonial Botanist, Mr, J. Drummond, and the valley of Toodyay, 01 Duidgee, with its surrounding neigh- bourhood, will, no doubt, before long be- come a thriving district. The distance from what is termed the head of the River Swan, at Mr Shaw's farm is com- paratively ...
To the Editor of the Perth Gazette. [Newspaper Article] — The Perth Gazette and Western Australian Journal — 24 September 1836
To the Editor of the Perth Gazette. Sir,-Observing in your Journal of Saturday last, an advertisement, headed " Guildford Races " setting forth cer- tain conditions and regulations under which horses are to be entered, permit me to ask, whether any general meeting of the subscribers was convened to au- thorise the gentlemen who haue attached their names to the list, as stewards, in making these arrangements I am partial to regularity ; this is, the sole motive I have in making this in-* quiru. 1 am, sir, Your obedient servant, A Subscriber to the Races.
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Perth Gazette and Western Australian Journal — 24 September 1836
FOR SALE, BY PRIVATE CONTRACT, AGRICULTURAL Implements of all descriptions, Brewing and Dairy Utensils, Carpenter's and Blacksmith's Tools, Harness for Horses and Bullocks, &e, &c, &c. ALSO,-Two well-bred Colonial Bullocks, five years old, warranted gentle in yoke. For further particulars, application to be made to Henry Bull, Esq , Ellen's Brook, who has let his Farms. TO BE SOLD, C O W, and HEIFER, and PONY.--Apply to Mr. Law- rence, Middle Swan. ON SALE, FEW barrels oí Prime IRISH PORK and CAPE BEEF, im- ported b\ tiie last arrival. ALSO,-A small lot of excellent York Hums.' Alfred Waylen. FOR SALE, AT MR. DRING'S, GOODWOOD, UPPER SWAN, \HE following GOODS: Shot, Check Shirts, Duck Trowsers, Duck Frocks, Tea, Coffee, Tobacco, Pickles, Waco Candles, Peas, Powder, Shoes, Vinegar, Segars, 8¿c, ALSO FOR SALE BY PRIVATE CONTRACT, The Grant, on the Swan, called GOODWOOD, in small Allotments to suit purchasers ; A Team of Bullocks, 'A new Bullock Cart, Harrows an...
VARIETIES. [Newspaper Article] — The Perth Gazette and Western Australian Journal — 24 September 1836
VARIETIES. Pencilling by the way.-A eeriesof paper? under this title has lately appeared in the New Yoik Mirror, one of the best American periodicals. They are from the pen of Mr. Willis, of that town, and describe in a graphic and lively manner bib travels in Great Britain. As bkelches of English society they can be no less interesting to us than to our transatlantic neighbours Professor Wilson.-I was punctual to my hour, and found the poet standing before the fire with his coat skirts expanded-a large muscular man, something slovenly in bia dress, but with a manner and face of high good humour, and remarkably frank and prepossessing in address. While he was finding me a chair and saying civil things of the noble friend who had been the medium of our ac- quaintance, I had imagined a thinner and moro schoolar-like looking mau, with a much paler face, and a much more polished exterior. His head is exceedingly ample, his eye blue and restless, his mouth full of character, and his hair...
ENGLISH NEWS. SESSION OF 1835. [Newspaper Article] — The Perth Gazette and Western Australian Journal — 24 September 1836
ENGLISH NE IF S. SESSION OF IS25. The following are the principal Acts interesting to the public which have passed this Session : An Act for limiting the polling at borough elec- tions to one day, excepting certain boroughs in North Britain.'-For substituting declarations in lieu of oaths in a vast mimbiT v î cases.- For de- claring all marriages within the prohibited degrees of affinity, which have been celebrated before the passing of the Act, valid, and not voidable by any sentence of the Ecclesiastical Court, unless pro- nounced in a suit depending at the time of the Act passing. All future marriage« within the prohibited degrees of consanguinity, or affinity, are to be absolutely void-For abolishing capital punish- ment in cases of letter-stealing and iracrikge.-For abolishing, in Scotland, impuse nment for debt in all sums under SI. 6s bd.-To provide for the ic i»uiation oí Municipal Corporations in England and Wales.-To repeal the duiv and drawback on flint glass,and impose o...