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THEATRE IN GEELONG. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 18 June 1845
TUEATRE IN GEELONo.-The pub lic-spirited proprietor of the Mel bourne Theatre (Mr J T Smith) en tertains a serious intention of open ing a theatre in Geelong at the con clusion of the present Melbourne season, provided he can make arrange ments for the erection of a suitable building. His company of per formers is now, we believe, since the recent reinforcement from Launces ton, the most tompJete in the colony; and as the people of Geelong have ever shown themselves to he the wil ling patrons of merit, we may ven ture to guarantee, on their behalf, a hearty welcome to Mr Smith when ever he arrives.
ON THE SPEED AND BOTTOM OF AUSTRALASIAN AS COMPARED WITH ENGLISH HORSES. (To the Editor of the Launceston Examiner) [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 18 June 1845
ON THE SPEED AND BO'POW OF AUSTRLASI[AN AS CUMPARED WI'Ti BNGLISH HORSES. (To the Editor of the Laun:eston Exnnminer) SIR,-In the'columns of your paper six or seven weeks ago, my notice was attracted by a very interesting and cleverly written article, under the signature of' BHengallee,' on the above subject. tRepublished in the Geelong Advertiser lof 4th June.] Without presuming for one moment to impugn, further than is sanctioned by the laws of fair discussion, the method by which he has arrived at an opinion so decidedly unfavourable to the pretensions of the colonial horses, I feel confident that the point at issue, if properly handled, is capable of assuming a very dif ferent eomplexion; and it cannot fail to strike any one commonly cog nizant ot racing matters, how com pletely ' Bengallee,' in his string of calculations has overlooked the fol lowing all-important points for con sideratton; viz , comparative weightr science of training and jockeyship, degree of elasticity of tu...
RIPLY. (To the Editor of the Launceston Examiner) [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 18 June 1845
RI PLY. S(To the Editor of the Launceston Exailhier) ,SIR -1 observe in your columnssof the 21st May a letter of some consider, able interest to the co'onial residents,, on the comparative merits of the.Tas. manian and English race.horses, written in reply to some remarks of mine of th ,.,March last, and signed " John B3ull.ý .' ..s My. object,, in replying to the Spinions ex?pressed in the letter signed Jlin Btull,' is to uphold the statement S ?wrpoteyou in March, that we hold too 1ighb an opinion of the Australian hors?s, com?paratively with the. English and that .,'aganini's performances this last ,racing season, were not " at a rate seldomi surpassed in England," and that despite ,of the figure statement in "John Bul's"' letter, the colonial horses areTfar short in both speed and stout nieus of the English race-horses. " John Bull" writes that" Bengallee' in his string of calculations has over .loked the following all-important points for c?nsideralion: comparative weight and ?...
PORT PHILLIP. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 18 June 1845
PORT PHILLIP. We hear upon undoubted an thority, that some arrangement is in contemplation to grant Port Phillip her own revenues the attention of the Government has been drawn to this important subject by a moder ately written article in the Colonial Magazine for January, from the pen of a Port Phillip resident; if the English press wotIld pay a little more attention to colonial matters, we would get on!much better.---Gazette. TaUE CORPORArIoN.-InteIligence was received by the last overland mail, that his Excellency Sir George Gipps had declined putting upon the estimates for 1846, the sum of . 10,000 to be placed at the disposal of the Melbourne Corporation, as requested by that body. The reason assigned by his Excellency is, that Parra matta, Maitland, &c., would be enti tied to make similar claims to which he could not accede.- Patriot.
SPORTING INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 18 June 1845
SPORTING INTELLIGENCE. CAMIPBhLL TOWN STEEPLE CHASEL -This race was run on Tuesday as advertised The ground was marked offby C Ha'dwicke, Esq., and Dr Richardson, about four miles of fine country, from near the windmill, at Campbell Town, by Douglas Park and terminating at the stone wall op posite the Assembly Hotel. The race was won by Mr John Lord's Don Giovanni, beating ten others. We have been kindly furnished with the annexed list of the horses and riders: Mr John Lord's Don Giovanni,.. 1 Mr Mercer's Sober Robin....... 2 Mr Wilson's Bolivar.......... 3 Mr Charles Field's Blinker,.... 4t Col. Cumberland's Madam Vestris, & Mr R Dry's Advertiser,........ 0 Mr Chitty's Teapot, .......... 0 Mr Ri Cumberland's Thunderbolt, 0 Captain Bush's Polyphemus,.... 0 Mr Howardl's The Nun,........ o Dr M'Namara's Nimrod,...... 0
HOBART TOWN. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 18 June 1845
HOBART TOWN. Butcher's Meat.. Beef by the quarter ,Id to 3d..by the joiht 2d per lb. mutton 2,d per ditro ..po k 5d to Gd..teaul Gd if'heat ds to 4s 3d..ozls 3s l to3s9di.. ('upe barley 3s 3d English do 3s to 4s per bushel., hay 31 to 31 10ls do pressed 41..st'au I1 101 to 21 per ton.. flour first quality 121 per ton. .seren, ditto 201..bran 8d per bushel..pollard Is dillo, --11. 1'. Adree
LAUNCESTON. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 18 June 1845
LAUNCESTON. Cataract and Supply Mills -Fine flour I01 per ton..seconds 91 ditto. .twele per crut S1 do . .sharps Os per I 001/s. pollard Is per 211th.. bran 9d do. .wheat 3s 3d per bushel..oats 3s to ?s 3d do Union Steam llills -Fine flour 101..seeondo 901..thirds 71..sharps 5l lOs per 20otilhs..hro 8d. . pollard Od per bushel.. wheat 3s t y 3d do. . /f Barley-English 3s to 3s Od per bushel. Oats teed--3s per bushel. Return ofgrain and Jlour imported and ex. ported at the part of Launcst.n, during tlhe meek ending 1slt May,. inclusive; Imporls nil.. Exports, oats 205 bushels.. barley 1350 ditto .. w'teut 0 ditto..,jlduu 2t toanst
ENGLISH RACES. AUSTRALIAN RACES. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 18 June 1845
ENGLISH RAGES.-' - AUSTIRALIAN RACES. AGr. Di T. WRIoIT. TIMr. AdO. DiS-r. wriIu. TIME, 16814. yrs. m.. yds. at. 'ilbs. in. s" 1845 yrs. n. yds..at. s.I m. s. Good wood.Cunp Launcestoi , b Alice I-Hawthorn, z O. 5 05 O Paganini 3 2 .. 8 0 3 53 1837 ., 18 1 -3 Epsom )Derby' Ho- arton Bloombury . 3 1, . 8 0 2-45 Victoria b 3 l 135 8 3 256 11837 . 1815 K PI.Niwmariket. .... Hobarton P -issey 6 3' 187 9 7 O 44 Gift - * 4 3 270:8 83 G G 17 1S45 WV.SI.Good wood IIrobirton Slane - . 8 2 G 49 Vaidyke r 4 3 270`94 0 0 G X839 1815 Chestir " Oatland . Capi)ain Pops 4 1 ". 8 6 1`21 Coroniet. " 5 I .. 9 7 1 52 S.1813 1S44 Doncaster yr L"uncestcn Cotherstonie . 3 ? 3 1 - 81 7 B 21 TBedlamite . 5 2 .. 9 10 4 i9 1840 1815 ' Goodwood CUp Lanulceston . Harkaway . . 6 2. .. 9 .4468 Couroinet 5- 8 2109 ("04 1843 0 -13 Dorancaster Hom ITonebslh) N.S.\V. Prizeighteri 3 1 .. 8 7 , 7 Atta . 3 1 353 8 7 2:45 1843 "18445 :. - SDoni: St L .. Laur.cestoi . Nutwith ? 3 .. 8 O 320 Pgnnii 311 . 80 3 1 18.3 . 1814...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 18 June 1845
PROCLAMATION. By his Excellency Sir George Glpps, Knight, Captain-General and Gover nor-in-Chief of the Territory of New South Wales and its Dependencies and Vice-Admiral of the same, &c. & C., IN pursuance of the authority in me I vested by a Certain Act of the Impe rial Parliament of Great Britain and Ireland, passed in the 5th and 6th year of her Majesty's Reign, intituled, " An Act-for regulating the Sale of Waste Land belonging to the Crown in the Australian Colonies," I do hereby notify and proclaim, that at 11 o'clock of Wednesday, the 25th day of June next, the following Suburban Lots of land will be offered for sale by Public Auction, at the Survey Office, in Mel bourne, Port Phillip, at the upset price affixed to each lot respectively, on the erms and conditions, and under the provisions of the above recited Act. (Deposit 10 per cent) 11. Grant, 41a, 3r., Forty-one acres and three ronds, parish of Moorpanyal, portion 1 of section 11; bounded on north by por...
CLERICAL INNOVATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 18 June 1845
CLERICAL INNOVATIONS. AGAIN, and again,;fresh with every day's post, the signs of the comiiig tempest thicken upon us. 'I he laity seem at length resolved to act independently, and require of their pastors what they feel they have some right to assert for them selves. A large printed hand-bill calls upon tlihe people of Plymouth, with strong and ?vehement, phrases,, to " assemble immediately" to, re sist what they haver ot scrupled to call the i' tyritay over God's heritage," by appealinig, if neces sary, to the Parliament and the Queen.: Another set of most n equivocal. resolutions have been passed unanimously in the precinct of. Bedford, in Exeter. Private letters press the topic upon us '-ith incessant idpertinacity Bit,: after all, what need to, go so far to ascertain the - tendency of this tumultuous disposition, "now so widely and so freely admiited oni all parts? Already in 'the metropolis itself we have evidence:of the ,working of similar ftrmentation, and in a manner most d...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 18 June 1845
CH OOL BOOKS ON SALE at the Geelong Stationery Ware house plRtT Roak of WRITING, being a Brief and futelligible It rol ucti,,n to tihet Art of I'eninan ship, i"tivinl an Antalytf i of all the I.cttels, with fall directions for theiri prop.r f, inatison, alnd for aSttaining the dtliffeelt f tla .l ndaptedtI e th fr tenrhetrs and learners. By G.C. Rapier. Wilth four elsmit aetm i .a INTRODUCTION to the ENGL[SII EIFADER, or a nselection of Pieces in Prose and Poetry, ecl. culated to. improve the rt.inger elasses of learners in Re-ading t to whilh a re adiled, Rules and Oh seivntions for nonisting children to read with prro propriety, fly Tindiley Muoray RICHARDSON's New Arithmetical Tables for the use of schools Sit tItPu's DhstamondDICOTIONARY of thes English Langn-e, withl fonrty-five Decorastions fromn the Works of Shakspeare JOfINSON's DICTIDNARY. of the. Engl?lsl Lnn.i t ua e, accentuated for, Prnioni Lt nfn Lthe Ibasis of Walker, with n Coinpenilitifu of Cliro°no logy, by Bellcha...
Shipping Intelligence. GEELONG. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 21 June 1845
Shipping 3nutdligence. GEELOl'G. ARRIVD*. Jue, 18 .ind 20-Vesta, steamer, from M,,i,|no rt e. "Juio 19- Aplirasia, steamer, from Mel bonrue: SAILED' -Jone 18and 20-Apirasia, steamer, for 1leIlbburne,. Juuo o19-Vesta,steamer, for Melbourne,
REVIEW. The present State and Prospects of the Port Phillip District of New South Wales. By CHARLES GRIFFITHS, A. M.—Dublin: William CURRY, Jun., and Co., 1845. (Continued.) [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 21 June 1845
REVIEW. The present State and Prospects ofthi Port Phillip District, of New . South WVales. ]3y CHARLES Gu.F FITis, A. M.-Dublin: William CURRY, Jun., and Co., 10456. (Continued.) The Author's opinions *i11, respect to 'the regulations of April,1844, are not quite orthodox, but although nrot a squatter himself, Mr Grifliuhs appears to be alive to the importance of the real question at isaue--the tenure. In April 1844, (subsequent to the author's departure from New South Wales,) a set of regulations regarding depasturing licenses, were published by the Government, which have excited a considerable ferment amongst the pas toralititerests in that country. Under these regulations, one license of ten -po~unds will not cover a station capable of containing more than 4000 sheep or 500 head of cattle, nor one extending over an area of more than twenty square miles, but in these and one or two other cases, a second fee of ten pounds is re cquired. It does not appear to ma that there is anyth...
CORRESPONDENCE. To the Editor of the Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 21 June 1845
CORRESPONDENCE. To the Editor of the Geelong Advert?er aid Squatters' Advocate. Sxm,-With reference to Fixity of Tenure, it by no means follows that because I am pleased at your having publicly enrolled yourself on the list of Squatters' advocates, I am desirous the result of the public discussion of this question should turn out favourably to the squatters, whether it does to the balony or not ;-certainly no, On tht contrary, 'tis neither mine nor theirs, but the public good which I am anxious to see secured. I rejoice that so great a question has come up for public de bate, because the colony is likely to be benefitted thereby; but I tremble, how ever, lest by any means that debate should be unwisely or unfairly tia inaged. I look upon it that all who engage herein, engage in the pursuit of truth. How necessary then, in order that the ' truth' may be elicited, that the discussion on both 'sides of the ques tion should be ably, and equally ably, conducted ! " This may, and no doubt...
AUSTRALIAN CHURCH AFFAIRS. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 21 June 1845
KAUSTRALIAN CHURCH AFFAIRS. (From the Southern Queen ) There is scarcely one among the 19.000 newspapers brought from Eng land by the Amelia, which does not ad vert: more or less, to the questions of ritual observance, by which thie Church at home has been for some time agi tated. A subject on which, for mar riasons, we would rather have beer silent, is thus, in a measure, forced upo: our attention. In the gieater numbe: of these pacers the matter is treated with irrevetence and much sacrifice o' truth. They are filled with ignorant and impertinent comments upon the proceedings of our Bishops; while all that the Bishops themselves have said is carefully kept back. The best way then, we think, to prevent the evil that -mightarise from.this inundation of news paper theology, is to reprint some of the Bishop of Exeter's letters, as well as that of the Archbishop of (anterbury. - We have no doubt that our readers will iament, as we do ourselves, the grievous dissensions that are prevail...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 21 June 1845
THrE Rosendale brings full par ticulars of the result of the February Wool Sales, which are more satis factory than any one could have anticipated. It was generally sup posed that previous prices would have been maintained ; but a rise, and so decided a rise as two-pence per lb. over the highest rate of last year-was as unexpected as it was welcome. Having been kindly favoured by Messrs Strachan and Co. with a perusal of the catalogues -and .circulars, we are enabled to give a complete and accurate report of the eight days sales: JANUARY 30, 1845. Ex London, from Port Phillip. JD- 7 bales at is 9Sd, 12 bales at is 10d, 6 bales at Is 10d, 1 bale at Is 8d, 1 bale at is 7hd, 4 bales lambs at is lid. G B13 & Co.-W -I, SA conjoined, 8 bales at Is 11hd, 13 bales at Is 9hd, 4 bales at Is 10d, 4 bales at is 11d; JT-I conjoined, 2 bales at Is 6hd, 1 bale at is Gd; IHI, DG, 5 bales at is 9hd, 5 bales at Is 9d, 3 bales lamb Is 7hd, 4 bales skin atls 7hd; MNH 5 bales at Is 8hd, 6 bales ...
LAND REGULATIONS IN THE INDIAN ISLANDS. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 21 June 1845
LAND IEGULATIONS1iN THE INDIAN ISLANDS. GOVEnINMENT ' NOTIFICATiON. With reference to the resolution of the honorable the President in Coun cil dated the 26th April, 1843, and the instructions rtceived from the Rt. F-Ion. the Governor-General of India in Councid under date the 30th October, 1844, the following notice regarding the commusation of quit rents, and sale of waste lands at Prince of Wales Island, Province Wellesley, and Sing apore is published for geteral infor maotion. Pat NCo \VOALS TSLA ND, AND Rno VINuS WBLLBSL.Y. 1,-Every person holding land on grant, subject? to an annual quit rent, exceeding one. dollar per-acre, shall have the 'option of com muting the same by the paymenftof an aggregate of from 5 to 8 years pur chase at the discretion of the Chief Local Authority, and any persons paying less than one dollar, on such conditions as that officer may de termine. 2.- Holders of leases on which the rent reserved exceed one dollar shall have the option of receiving a de...
PRICES CURRENT OF COLONIAL WOOL. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 21 June 1845
PRICES CURRENt OF COLONIAL WOOL. THIE Sales of Colonial Wools, held from the 30th January to this day, consisted of 6,038 Bags of Australian Wool 2,490 ,, Van D1)iemen's Land 2,597 ,, Port Phillip 2 ~, South Australian 2,218 ,, Cape of Good Hope 248 ,, East India 13,488 Bags of Colonial Wool 823 ,, Odessa Merino - 607 ,, German 219 ,, Spanish 2,807 ,, of sundry descriptions --of low Wool 17,004 Bags in all The long interval of nearly four months from the last sales in Octo ber, enabled the dealers and manu facturers to get through their stocks, which at that time were pretty cozt siderable, and the demand for goods, which sprung up carly in the winter for the heavier cloths, became general for all kinds at the close of the last, and beginning of this year, so tlihat the importations from abroad being necessarily light during this winter season, the raw material. became scarce, and the supply almost limited to the present sales, which being small, the competition has been very great,...