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Goulburn Market Prices. FLOUR AT THE MILL. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 19 August 1848
Goulburn s2Tarket Prices. FLOOR AT THE 'hILL, First quility .............. 15s. per o1001b. Second ditto . ......... 18s. ... Ration ......... ....; 12s. Wheat,. best quality,:...4s.3d. per. bushel. Inferior ditto .. ...s.Od, ... BFin ...... . 8d. Pollard .. I.... s.Od. . Breed; 4dcthe l21b.lonf.. ' oBuTu?dsn'.stSEAT.- SaT?S,as last week. pULTrY -owls is. 3I. .pr couple; ducks, S bs?dto 2s ditto; turkeys, 5s. ditto; geese, V TEo sTABE' --.Cahbges;, id. tb 3d. a head; tti iii,-P~3d. ?1 bunch ; carrots: ditto ; onions, inone ::ala " 0 t'fh 1.n y ::'FauTT:Oranges,' Is. a dozen; Lemons, is ditto ;.applesl sfroin I s.,to,2s,:ozen. , GRAIN .--Wheat,-4s.. to ;4s. d., per bushel Barle, ;(Elglish, malting,),; 3s. 6.,to 4s , Cape ditto, 3s.; Mlllize, 38s, d. Coin, is. bushel. Fo'DEn.--Hay, £5'per ton, Straw, £2.10s.
DEATH. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 19 August 1848
DEATn.--It. is with feelings. of deep.regret ith we anniounce the death of. Mr. Joseph Phelps Robiiison, of the 'firm of Boyd and Co., Inte Representative for Melbourne ih; the Legis lative Connoil; who .breathed his last at.three o'clock on Sunday the 18th instant, at his resi "dence-- n the North SShore, 'after an' illness of only five days, and at the early age of thirty- three years. A constitiition not nathially robust, had been undermined by tioo l'ose attseitiou 'to busi ness, and at tle' close t if the" last sessiou the dnties and, anxieties of the Legislitiiie Countil, supie&adddd t iithos'e ofhijs 'exensive imercantile concerns appeared to, have atitesilll'uffeted his health. His compliiint' wa'?'scarlet fever. His chariries were ample, but ioiostieitatious, and bestowvedith a ri;eidy Iatridt but a discern ing eye, where deserved; , Thl d&`ceaset was a 'mieniblr f 'ioidhS'ociety'ofFiiienls,: aid deeply imbued.with the Cliristian slitiit'o:f tli'tt body hewi...
NEWS FROM THE DISTRICTS. QUEANBEYAN. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 19 August 1848
.NEWS.FROM1 THE DISTR1ICTS. (FROM OURI CORREtSPONEtNTS.) QUANBEEYAN. rsts is one of the most insipid townships iu the colony, petty.scandal being the order'of the day amongst us. Our Police Court sits every Wed nesday, when a goodly muster of J.P.'s ittake their apperance. Mr. Alfred Witts, chief con stable, acting as Attorney-General and by virtue of his office, law adviser; a stranger corniug into our local court of justice would be astontshed at the number of trumpery cases which sometitmes swell the police sheet. The suitors however generally go away satisfied that the justicesddo. their utmost to sift the case to the bottom before they pronounce their decisions, every act and word is said and done in open court. An order. to " clear the court" is never given, until they consider their verdicts; and every one mnust admit that the Justices of Quetanbeyan are court eous aud respectful to all that come before them in their magisterial capacity. Our Court House is very small, in len...
Police Incidents. TUESDAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 19 August 1848
TU SDAY. Before CAPr. HOVELL. DauNrKca.--Andrew Ryan, free by servitude, was 'slunmioned to answer an ilinformatioun ex hibited against him by the Chief Constable charging him with drnnklenness, but having madle no appearance to the citation, lie was senu tenced to pay a line of 0s. and is.. costs. A PnotiTr L I TnADE.-Timolthy Donovan, holding a ticket.of leave, and an old acquaint auce of Mr. M'Alister's, to the northward, was introduced to tlhe Ben?oh on a similar charge, when the following interesting colloquy enuned between him and Mr. HIovell, the sitting magis trate :--Magistratc-Flow do you-l employ your time, Timothy Donovanw ? Timothy-Making cabbage tree hats, your worship. iMagistrate- Where do you live ? Timothy-On the hill, up here, Sir. Magistrate"But, can you make an honest living by that employment. Timothy The stores, where my goods are disposed of, will tell: Magistrate-Oh ! indeed ?. Well, were you drunk ? Timothy-Why, yes, your worship, IT must confess Iwais rayt...
YASS. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 19 August 1848
Wikhiow -not -wlit to do with our time since ,our Races; which took place in March lf,st. We have been lying on our oars-eating, drinking,. and .sleepiing,.forinig the whole study of our lives. No money stirriug.-our principal, and best ready money customeras, the. shepherds, watchmen, 'and bullock-drivers, being ..nil in situations in the bush, where they will remain until November, when they usually once more arrive in town to spend their twelve or nine months'. wages in rum. and-brandy.. We had it a brewery in the town, but it has long since died a natural death I Not acase has come before the police court for a conusiderable length of time which possessed. a single feature that could at tract the attention of tho public.-We have a town population of 200 persons, and seven public houses, plenty of'accommodation for travellers, but the approach- to 'oui town is very. bad-a pedestriain ori a dark night being in danger of breaking his ueclc.-It would be difficult to say when-our bri...
GUNDAGAI. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 19 August 1848
FoR some tlime past senrcely anything lins oo. oirred in the town or district woFth appecring in the columns of a public, journal. Our Justices of the Pence mnay well exclaim, " Othello's occu .pationl's gone," they not havitig any thilti to do il tlie way of eithller civil or crimitiidl business. Oc?nsioialliy a poor drntkir'd miikes his blow to otflr.re'iilent J.P., and pleads gtilty to: the infor inmation charling hiii with being found drunk in the ipublio street, receiving as a imatter of "form the putitsht?ent whliei is usually inflicted One case -iIl ptiticllir cailne titler lie tnotice of the bein'h a few' dys .siiie. A shoe-ltnker wa:s seniiteice ti be cotilied in Goulbhirn gnol seven dys foi bieig idrulink antl ilisoilerly, iwhich lias creaierd in pitififul sensation in tlhle mniUtds of severnl of his friends iitd pot-cOmpnaiions. "Bu siness df -al'lkids is still wrstclieilly dull here, itdi likely to be so for some time. A " istraiinger arriviiig leire awillI a view of est...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 19 August 1848
[ADVERTISEMIENT.]- A CURE FOR INDIGES TION AND DISORDERED. STo0MACIIS, BY HoLr.o' WAY'S PILLS.- Persons whose stomiachs lhv? been disordered for years, oceesioned either bI sedentary habits, injurious. climates, or an uli usual delic.ate state of health, antd can obtain i? real relief, mny be permanently cnred by usiel lHolloway's Pills and even greatly bneftired tlftle the first few doses. This fine ieledirine is knowl to be superior to IIl others for liver complaints or where there is weakness, laungour, or debility asin every case it imparts strlength aid vigour aud this so quickly as even to astonish the mos unbelieving; these pills may be safely taken a any time.
LINES ADDRESSED TO HIS EXCELLENCY. SIR CHAS. AUGUSTUS FITZ ROY, On hearing that (at his wish) his visit to Goulburn was to be unattended with any public demonstration. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 19 August 1848
?INl\ES ADDRESSED TO 11IS EXCELLENCY SIR CHAS. AUGUSTUS FITZ ROY, On hearing that (at his wish) his visit to Goul burn was to be nnattentded with any public demnonstrttion. \VELCOIIM then, in silence! Y.et rwith nreeting . deep, Desce?indant of a rnce of Eng'land's puirest bIood, We hail thee! : Not .s. e were wont. I'o welcome those; whose stattion rnole, nd Every imantly virite mitade it a pleasillg.it ty 'T'n greetl by pupl lIic Itcclio tlmtinii: ' Deep dep witlltii our Ie rls lie feelitigs,;'by Respectful adin.iation, cir cunfit lsed: ' - Feelings, mnde inj of Sorrow and delight; Unve'tttedimusi the lie, iv s9m?iputiltietic iReverei?ea btiound, to struggle? witll their prison. Australia'ss luler! .represeltinign,mr much Loved utol pliaqi?us Queeit, ii .ti iit i o Thee the welfatre ind tlihe sut?y of tifciids,' Her powier has delegltitld; thalpower we Kiss, aiidl i thlte ixt'i nllpre"ssiotiunour- : ot.r : Loyalty is seal' To:'thee are turned, as Gratitlde will thrin all e`ves ei(...
Domestic Intelligence. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 19 August 1848
-0 RETURN DlNNER.-On the 8th of next month a returin dliuner, with ball and supper, will be given to tile gentlemen of the bar, &e., at Mr. Muses' the Rovyal [lntel. GOULBUnI QUARITER SEssIONS.-This Court will opei on Wednesday morning next for the trial of prisoners. We understand there are five inl the gaol for trial, and six.ollt on bail. We are not aware that a second barrister will be in atteundlace. Mr.' Holrovd was snoken of, but fromn inquliries w)uicll e .laveu matde, we tiii tLrnt the learned.genRllem ni has .no inteniion of fit voring jus with a visit until the Crfiininal Ses siois, which will be held in Goulbnirii ihe st day of Septemiber now ensuing, when his forensic .abilities will be brought into full pl!ay. The calendar will .contain some very heavy crimes against.socieity Our .worthy friends the lawyers iill hea r;thi3s announcement with delight, and thelioiiest and: intelligent jurors of the district with dis!nmay, it thlie pobibility 'of their time beiiig...
To the Editor of the Goulburn Herald. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 19 August 1848
To the Editor of the Goulburn Herald. Sin, As yourbwidelyeircuilated Journal is open to every subject of a useful tendency, both of a theological.and scientilic nature, I take the li berty of asking you to insert the following que. ries as soon as convenient: Ist.-Whltt are the real advantages of mathema tical studies to mankind ? 2no.-HIas mathematical science a tendency to pro mote the cause of Christianuiti ? 3rd.--Whliai reason cit'n be given why so many matheltii?tical snholiars haive' been either ldoilbters or opposers of revealed truth ? Hoping that the above questions will elicit satisfactory answers froi'r some of your able cor' respontdents, I ain, Sir, Your obeilieut selrvant, Sfl E.; ,.
Original Poetry. A BRUMMISODE. "Hurrah! hurrah for the Road." [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 19 August 1848
A BRUMMISODE. BY HARRY DASHBOARD, ESQ. &nbsp; "Hurrah! hurrah for the Road." Let France crow "Cock-a-doodle-doo!" And ex King Phillip grunt "Morbleu!" &nbsp; &nbsp; Here goes to raise a shout or two For Brummy. The primest whip, that leaves our town-- No matter whether up or down-- He's just the chap to do things brown-- Our Brummy. When first I went my seat to book, Whose jolly phiz and waggish look My right good-will and fancy took? &nbsp; Why Brummy's. Who drove me off in flanking style, Nor let me feel a tedious mile, His jokes did so the time beguile? Why Brummy. When piercing through the haze of morn, With prancing, smoking unicorn, Who'll rouse one with the bugle horn Like Brummy? &nbsp; Or where's the whip in all the land, &nbsp; With four prime, spanking tits in hand, Who keeps them under more command Than Brummy? &nbsp; Between his fingers and his thumb, The ribbands are the same to Brum, As jugglers at the "ribband-s...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 26 August 1848
TERMS. Eight Shillings and Sixpence per quarter-if paid in advance, Seven Shillings and Sixpence per quarter. '| No receipt is genuine except on yellow pai. per and signed by the proprietor, WILLIAM JoNEs. ADVERTISEMENTS are charged 2s. Od. for the first inch of space, and Is, for each addi tional inch, each insertion ; and all advertise ments that do not state on the face of them the number of times they are to be ineerted, will be continued, until countermanded and charged to the parties concerned. No verbal communication can be attended to and all letters must be post-paid, or they will not be taken in. The quarter's end on 31st March, 30th June, 23rd September and 23rd December, at which periods only can Subscribers decline by giv. ing notice and paying the amount due to the entd of the current quarter. Edited, printed, and pqublished by WILLIAM JONES, (sole proprietor), at the Printing Oiaoe, iAbnar stret, Ooulbuta.
Baceline. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 26 August 1848
A conceited coxcomb, with a very patronizing air, called out to an Irish labourer, 'Here, you bogtrotter I come and tell me the greatest lie you can, and I'll treat you to a jug of whliisky punch.' 'My troth !' returned Pat, ' anyer ehonour's a GINTLEMAN !' If you see a woman trying to picky'our pocket, what Roman General'sname would youicall but? 0-Cwsar (seize her). ' Why does father call mother no'?0 ' asked a small boy of. his brother. '' Can't thlink, Sam, 'cipt it's becos shite's got sich til hge outou in her head.' An advertisement appears in, a provincial paper, of a house to let, suitable ' for- a small family in good repair.' There was is fellow, says, an Arnerican print, living down West. so excessively indolent thiat once, when he was pushed down a hill, heita n on for three days and nights, being too lazy to stop himself. .. ' Thy promises are brokenr,' as the gentlemanim observed to the returned bill. SDroop not yet,' as the dandy observed to his shirt collar. '1'll co...
"PALMAM QUI MERUIT FERAT." PUBLIC POUNDS [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 26 August 1848
" PALMAM QUI MEfIUIT FEtAT. PUBLIC POUNDS HAVING pledged ourselves to the inha bitants of thle county of Argyle, and`ilie colonists in 'general, to exj?i?ose. ji'ublic abuses wherever we would find such to exist, we consider we canriot do bettcr. than offer our commneits 0on the seveial: Acts of Couincil relating to the impound ing of cattle in .this colony. Our correspondents' have repeatedly. (through the miedium of" our journal) bought the subject undei'the notice ol the constituted authoritiea, iid the Ly curguses of .the Legislati.e Coiicil; to the absolute necessity of consolidating the whole ofihe"Acts itio o0e clear and comprehensive Act, with a fornm of in bforniation to be appended thereto, :anid that no other form should be allowed by the justice or justices in Petty Sessioi?s sitting for the adjudication of cases. un der the same. It now becomes our duty to offer.a few observations to our law-givers, -re: turned as they are by the free voice:ofl the people, and bound as ...
Miscellaneous Extracts, [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 26 August 1848
SINGULAR MISTAKE.-3By a typographical error in one of our exchanges, we learn that " two cows were completetly cut into calves (halves) by the railroad train." ORIGIN OF WHITE MEN.-We have heard much about the origin of the coloured race of mankind; and we, the white mten, have not al ways represented it as the most reputable. Blackey can sometimes turn the tables on us, as in the following instance, narrated in Mi'. Fea therstonlangh'sLaod Voyages:-Mr. M'Dougall, an itinerant preacher,had just expressed his opi nion that the blacks would have been just as white as ourselves, but for the crime of our an cestor Cain; ond that the penal mark set upon him was, his black complexion; for, as hlie for. cibly observed, " there aiut no mark under arth equal to thie black fiace of a nigger." Upon w'hiclh Itold him the following story, that I had hlieairl of ta black lpreacher, when holding forth to his comingregition. iHe said,-" It was berry curious how peopel wid de smte parent sholdi be s...
GOULBURN HOSPITAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 26 August 1848
GOýULBTJRN 1-lOSPiTAL. IT sui Spriseus t hait no charity sermon is 'atany iine ip.reaclied iiin tlhe town :for the tiehefit ofthisý institu?tiot, We he u' doubit . lianidsome somnie of imoniey would .be realized, abi :wich iv:would at once ? lace the itisnees in a position to demanud a fui tlier isu ifhorfGovefiment. a? d thus be Gable to erect i Hiosp?tal on ai hiandsome scale Tlihe: j ian wiich we have:: seen ,is; ob jectionable, their being neither taste 'nor, judgmaent displayed. ThIlie building hboui ld at least be' two stories higli, and:+ iti only in. New South Wales men are ito ibe found to assert in the broad day-liglit that a ground-floor is a fit- and proper place for patients and that thicy would recover as rapidly. as in an apartment two stories high. We scarcely deem it necessary to reply to this argument, for a moments ireflection; will convince any man of sense that i.sul? dellings-are. pernicious to healthli. We wi~re glad to see a few iubllic spiiited nidividuals a...
CALUMNIATORS. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 26 August 1848
CALUMNIATORS. Or this getints of animals, bearing the form and statunre of men, there are three distinct species the inventor, the propagator from malice, anid the propagator from wantonness. The first of these species is perhaps the most odious object in nature, if indeed unture ever recognizes any thing so completely at tar with every thing else in her dominion. The aSssassii cauudt be more an object of universal disgust;-for the field of pernicious labours are not helf so extenrisise., notr more desttiuctive to thdie only tplipiiiiess foriVhich life is wvorth. preservilig. 'Thlie estirtttiodiiof the relitive 'iuiltt of lieiesoln n?aihititinsiy, is ,xei plified? in? tlfhis'oi ofi Wsiets, giyent by llon. testisiet in'liihs ?remtrls tulid his l riitie. Dtuctis hald iliseld' i instiitrrection itt COitfa'iniitinuple, n _t-snstthie Romitit gos cir iien'ii, 'fout'iilliic iit'cdn. driti"r'tthe' fuillifht of hits tialentis foi iebellion, lie wits ofily setiteiceld to be publicly iihipped;...
A FALSE PROPHET. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 26 August 1848
A FALSI. PROPHET., LjW erie much aotusel at a letter in the Sqdaey Monzing Ha?,ad of Au gu t 19; s eigiied Frederick'A. Tomnpson;, a recent ly; appoiited' J.'P. at Gundagai: '. I te pacarapit wa e allude tois as fol lIows:-" I tlie Goulburn, Heald piros tit utes its columnis: to the usesof the ma'I leolefit andd te eleiei speedly: tei n ia'ition of: it ? s icxiste ce may be :'i.og n ostickea.te ; Iit our Jonrnal:of the 12th August; we insert eda letter, signetd lb a respectable inabi??lnt'f', iiich aippeared to us a veryi h'aid case, and one that ought to be re colded,-thisconstitutes the prostitution of the Goulburn Heraidn, alnd in conse queiice of this, Fiederi k A To ?ikson, L? q. J P. prognosticates our early disso lution. :it this: sagiaciou? J.'.. P: hid perused our next nuImber,, perthaps we slhoud not. have been so severely hani dled...". :. Huowever, w have tiken ?tle hint-"and` exained ca etuio youru piress .X ,it i? ve find iii excellent condition and stcuids hinr t(with...
EXECUTION OF AUGUSTUS DANCEY, FOR THE MURDER OF MATTHEW LUCKE, AT MELBOURNE. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 26 August 1848
EXECUTION OF AUGUSTUS DANCEY, FOR THE MURDER OF MATTHEW LUCKE, AT MELBOURNE. This melancholy tragedy terminated at five minutes past eight o'clock on Tuesday morning, the ist.instant, in the usual place bf executioi, the treadmill yard, on the north side of the anol, Melbourne. During. Monldayv Dtncey was seveial times visited by the Rev.: Mr. IThbmp`oit, who spared no pains to impress upon himi a sense of his position, and earn:'stly implorhid him several times, to prepare himself fortan a?,owil of lis" guilt, if he was reially the nittrierei of the boy Matthew. Lueke, for tihat now, iill hopes in this life beit, iut otl; it was his duty to try mid make peace with Hleaven, by an t.ckiowletilgmnt of the jistice of hi: sentience, ailid hiits siniere ei triti'in for thile dinliulicil d??il, ituhitlh broughitt n e aniii, iii ta? i iiuliin iis a esilli h ut ill to no pribpons. Iloeed it is saiited, that iie hadi siai(;e hip condentati tion beei stinhgiiine il the expeelationi of the ica...
DR. LANG. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 26 August 1848
DR. LANG. TFiisi eccentric individual has becomea. Chartist, asiiring, no doubt, to a seuit .in the: National Convention.': He goes onfily for five points however, rejectiig. thie sixtli ?amely; " Annuial .:Parlia mnenit "'othewie the manner in whi?elf he'has stuack to iis seat in the Legisli live Council. would give the lie to his professio.? When he left the Coloi;y he was accused of " bolting"-of having in 'fact done what the conspirators. did withliin the last few days, defrauded the districtof Port Phillip of represeniation in the Council. 'Tlie reverend gentleman is still sporting hIis assumed titles of a memberof the Colonial Parliament of Nev S6 ith Wales,", 'although. lie rust know that a two sears absence is equiva lent to a resigationi or expulsion. We will be glad when we see clergymen pre cilded riom tlhe Council in this Couitry. An Act has alreadly been passed to this ,eff'ct, and which the Governor his re, served for the approbation of the Home Governilent.