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SHIP NEWS. ARRIVAL. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 6 February 1841
SHIP NEWS. ARItIV1 L% February 1-JAKsE AND RMMA. cutter, 33 tons, Iuowrie master, from Melbourne I'assetg.-rs, Mr and Mrs Greet.well and r rhildren, Thomas Harvey. Cargo, I hopp;er,' wheat mill, I fly wheel, 1 beive,-O bnags flour, 2 chests tea, 8 bags sugar;. I ditto tobacco, Mr Gray; 11 bees flour, I half-bag coffee, I rhest tea. I kee tobacco, 2 bags rice, 1. chest 1 Itunk. 2 boxes'2 tin boxes, 23 bags maize. I package couches, I bag sundries, 1 case brandy. I cask stout, Orde ; 1818 pieces timber, Mr Bolger. February 2-DEvor?ONBllRE, schooner, T. 11. Sutton master, from Melbourne, five pasenigers. Cargo, 10 jars spirit ol tar, 1 pipe 1. quarter-rask wine, Mr Tirni?? , i;rcase, c. Mr Manilold ; I .case l,ritii ttl materials, Harrison & WaVtkins; 16 cases sugar, l? kegs tobacco, 18 cans tourpentitie, I case cheerc, 2 kegs butter, I cask-ale, I keg butter, I quarterca-k wine, I bale merchandise. 5 jars sheep wash, Oder; 30 c,,sks ale, Mr Bolger, I cask 14 gallons tBraudy, 2...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 6 February 1841
(, EVERI Y DESCRIPTION RXECUTRD WITH -yi2' AlASSND DESP ATCE, AT .MFLBOURNE PRICES. SAT l IB NoltHtr GEELONG,. Cards, Circulsa a, ill-bioaBs, .o. IN A sUPRtIIR STYLC. S0"ERiN .¶IENT FORM.S ON S'rE-- rM`' " .t.-O1 - gor LZondon, THE FINE BARQUE :,. itons, Hnbprt Smith, Commander, now reIdily to receive Wool at :.·long. For freight or passage, apply P. W. WELSH & CO., or STRACHAN & CO. Tor aoon?dozt, ,,?THEU FIRlST CLASS BARQUE ... ;?.cam 2:) ron? register, J. Chirchly, Comrn. s...nder. The .. greater part of this •:p's cargo is ready to be put on board will meet with quick dispatch. will proceed to Geolo.g to takes part of her wool. For Freight of *.lisi'',, having very superior accom* r::!.utlion, apply to JAMES CAIN, or P. W. WELSH & CO. For London ? 'iroct. •ýý THE fine first .rsass ;barque :. "! Dutckley. commander, 600 tons, : now. tkintg Wool on board, find will ;:.':t withs quick despatch. For freight .:., apply to AR'TIIUII WILLIS & CO. or to P...
MELBOURNE SHIPPING. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 6 February 1841
MELI3OURtNE SHIPPING. An RIVALS-Jan.28, Tamr schooner and Mary cutter from Lat.,cesiton 29, Singapore harqun from Sydney; IVeh. I, Christina brig from S d.iry, Ninerva schloon-r and Margaret harqur from Luiinceston; 3, I)iusy ,Vililer Irout iLaunceston, I?a:,d'coot from [lohart Towtn, Willi..m Hughes brig fronm London Oct. 3. CLEAut~o our--Lord Hlobart brig for IHobart Town; 'riadne for Sydney.
DEPARTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 6 February 1841
DEPARTU RES Feb. 2.-SocuATres, barque, Rufle muster, for William's Town. Passern ger-Mr Bird. Cargo-104 hbales wool Messrs Welsh & Co.; 7 hales wBool Messrs Strachnn & Co; 198 bales wool Messrs Were Brothers. - Feb. 3.-DEVO~sllitP. schooner, Sut ton master, for Melhourne. Passun, gers-Mr & Mrs Cukrid, Mr Laird, 1Mr Laurence & son, and Mr Lee. Cargo 14 bales wool, Cambhell & Woolley. Feb. 3 -GnvienNon LA T?ROBn cntter Cannon master, for Melhourne in 3nl last. Pasengers'- Messrs Dewing. Rule, and S,.wel. V Fehl. 4.--lou.rAit MAtn, ~ schooner, Paul mas(er,. fr Melb;'u rne;in ballast. Passengers-Messrs Listoo and Harris., Feb.. 3.-J-TA & EsrIMu, Lowrie, master, for Melboiune.
CORRESPONDENCE. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 6 February 1841
TO THE P.DITOR. AIR. A DVERTISER-If tile spirits of your great ancestors of the spectator and Tatl'r were to arise and behold your modern broadsheets filled with coals, and steam, and gas, and lath and plaster, I cannot guess Hv hether their sorrow or thelir anger would be uppermnst. But if you have any of the spirit of knight-errantry remaining, I am sure you cannot resist the claims of "' beauty in distress." Among all the driasters of the present crisis, Ihere is nothing so very heartbeaklng or so imuch neglected, as the condition of the 'orsak ni, Iortionless, vet willing-to-be wedded damsels, who now abound in Mlel bout rne. On behalf of a tea party consisting of " Four and twenty mnaidens all in a row," I now call upon you to give publicity to their gerevances, and devise some means of redress. And since you are so ungallant as to leave us to plead our own cause. despite our blushes. I must be'bold to say that the whole generation of bachelors in A ustralia Felix must ba blind...
POETRY. ORIGINAL. THE SERENADE. A YANKEE MU[?]QUITO MADRICAL. I. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 6 February 1841
POETLY. ORIG ,VA L. THE SIERENADE. A YAMKCRE MU'QIITO atADRIOAL. I. Oh, how delihttful to be serenaded I And ol, whllat pleasure 'tis to serenadte I Oar hero thrnoch N 'w Orleans promenaded, To meet his Julia, f and and favored maid. Sweetly snitlded his tuitar. Thronuh her caemlent half ajar, Santhing and sttiling, Julia's ntul entrancing, Lov.,e' tile reventlne, ..et her heart at-dancing. But hark, shite Ihears, wit tears ai1;d fears, The lharslh i.eluen's ugly voice, ta Conie here, you footl, you nttle, you Julia, " What is tiatl infet nat noise ?" II. J ilil now turned witl heavy iheart away, lut only to be tmet witll fresh dismay, Bllas me I tile roount is full of horrible inusquitoesl Oh, hbly Mary ! there's enollag of thleln to eat tus I ,W'iint shattll we do to give thetm their quietus Siring nle tite aromatics, Bring the brandy, I'll go into hlysterics, Quick be Ilandy. Tot smoke the tlasty vermin Tihey both religiously determine, And soon the mixture odt.riferous Played ha...
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 6 February 1841
SOUTH AUST1RALIA. Flou~r, 30+. per ICO!h+. h1ay, preoea, 8. to 101. 01e !s, 79. to I0 per~ butielt , Maize, 6.4 ~. (id. to r%. d1iuo. V. D.I. )utato,.s, 6W. 1t o'. peF ton. B3read Is. 41 to IN. 611 pIer four-poundd loaf. Te-a, 10). 10( .per.. cheat. .M.am'ritiuansugar. '281. Li. _31.1. ,pea tun., _." Kpern, galod.-ton. ý: lid. per :gallon.
SYDNEY. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 6 February 1841
SYDN BY. Fine Flour, 26s. per 100ibq. Se cunIds, 21. Itatiun, IS. ColonialI Whea?t 6s. to 84. per bushel. rMaize 2. to 3.. Gd. dntto. Barley, 5+ tlitto, Cape 13.'rley, 63. ditto. Oati, 7+. to 8?.. rlito. lay, 71. to 101. per ton. Wheat Strow, 21. to 2. lOs. per load.
SYDNEY. NEWS AND RUMOURS OF THE DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 6 February 1841
S'PDNEPY. Nrews AND. IRUMUUttS OP THE DAY. Jl'npti lngltby arnd James M'1urphiy, twoI of the mer, Who eacaped from Can katuo Island a few days ago, were resk~lon lortdsy evening fby der }' nt~t Rrudke, On thre Srry H ill..- ¶,e hay.- he:ard that several tiCket-Of lea ve ftlc derS harve e v oftiii tt'etird to go in pursuit of the (Cockaton riInawaysI. -l'he~ crimirial sittitigt ot the suapremae court will -commence on the: brat of the ensuing month.--The notorious bushranger, Jacky .lack, w.as captured on the thirteenth instant at Buulgein dlore.- -'he gove rnor has instriucted the surveyor general to men?tsre off a plot of grouund on the west side ul North Kent street, in the rear of theu mil::ary hiospital, for the erection ot a e.t-wish synalgogue.-T'hu ostewards of the regatta uitend to wait upon his Excelltalcy to request hium to hoinor thie coming aI;lniverssry of the cilouty with hius presence.-- Upwards of b!o00 sllnummonses haIve bheien already issued Irout the st? prem, cut...
CHINA. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 6 February 1841
The Amny minRdarins have at last met their match in the Alligator, a. sisted by the Braemer. A lieutenant of the Alligator was on board the ---.-, anld de-cribed the effect" of the :hot tin the jUnsks ti splendid pa~sing ao'teat ihrosghi them, arid then' goinL on shore. They sunk sixieer oir seventeenli julnks, and there. could r?t ivt,~rheen, esch desirricitin amonigst the vess-Is \lwithmiaithrlut great los) of life. "There was not. n.- individurl in?,ured.. on honetd the British shipis. Whe', ithe C'hinese found out that thlir jsuiks could not stand the fire from the chips, they threw uip a breast ,orL,ri iin one night, on the Aow, sandy. leat),,,,fr!pitiJAg.,,Lhe .,channel. in.toss.the jUlnks..harbh,!.r, and there they. have now tinu!'l?ted! 201 gu i, some of thmrn very h-..avy.. "The ships not having srflicient firce to eflect -a- landing, retired out of reach of the sh(ot, smany io which struck thesm-susnei they have gst of lSlh.s. The sloop of war's main yard was shot away, an...
MARKETS. MELBOURNE. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 6 February 1841
1TaR ZETS. MrLHOUR NE. Nrlec ouitNa PttIceI Cut:IuNT.-FIoul fir't. £40to 415 Ipr ton, secoiid E31i t£ S35. third £-t0 to £3O; cedar log 4,11 to 5d' ctpls 9§J. to is ; shi"Mkle per thoosand £1 14c, to £1 !6i.; Lie hysoSin.kini x'12 'C £13, per ('estt; POalitoeS £'14 to t 16 per ion; IIIiiZf, .4&lt; 6di tir 6 6d. per ,bushel ; oats 5s 6d to 6s. per bushel.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 6 February 1841
TO BE HAD AT THE OFFICE OF THltS PAPER ,ORNIS OF AGR.EEMENT be Stween MA,'I'ERS aand $Ei4. VANTS, as recomumended by the, Authorities. A LSO, REGULATIONS for the Guidance of Shepherds and Hlutkeeperi. These may he had either separately or on the same sheet, Price SIXPIENC Il E~(I'I, or IFOUL? SHILLINGS per laZtE$N. FOUND. O N Weenesday last, a-large hrown Kangaroo Dog. "hotat 5 mile. from Geelong; any person claiming and giving a description of him, ca, hare him delivered at Mr .1 Grtllin' G.elozig, and paying the expense of this .adve.rtisemient. Apply at Mr. Griftin's (eilong lHetreat I:n., W. BOOTH ASHBY VILLAGE. &nbsp; &nbsp; (One mile from Corio, on the Mel Road.) BEGS to inform Settlers and others &nbsp; &nbsp; that he has provided superior accommodation for cattle, near the township, where the greatest care will be taken of any herds from the interior, by that line of road, or of the cattle belonging to private indi- viduals in the township. As...
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 13 February 1841
SOUTH AU.I'RtALIA. Flour, 30Q. per 100 hs. FTay, pre'se , 81. (o 101: Ois, 7". to 10, per blhlel. Mflize, 6,. id. to 2**. (lIto. V.I).I. Pointoi, 61. to 9'. per ion. 'Hr.'ndld Is. 4i1 io -I . (iil. pIer f(our-pound loHf. T'ea, 101. 104. per chest. M?,rilitiq sIIUnr. '8'. to 381. per ton. Rmin, 6s 6J. to 84. 6 1. per g4llon.
SYDNEY. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 13 February 1841
SYDNEY, Fine Flour. 26i. per 1l01hs. Se cond.i-; 21'. -Iatiuon, -IS; Col,,niIal ,Wheat 6i. to as. pIer b'helh. illhtze 2,. to 3" 4 6d .?jdho. IJarlev, 54. ditto, Ci(pe 13Brley, 64. ditto. ( n *. 7?4. to 8.. di: to'' Iayv, 71. to 10 per ton. Wheat :truw, 21. to 2i.
IMPROVEMENTS IN SYDNEY. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 13 February 1841
IMPROVEM. EN'TS IN SYDNEY. To :.very well wil)er of lii coun try it miu?t be not only matter of pride but of astonislhment to whness the. rapir -strides the capitl of t ri-, ' far 8outh" has rneede in- improvements pof every kind during. the last few years; especially ivhen we~r ifelect that, lmore than Ilif a cent ur.y aga, New S?oucth X ahles and it olep rienle?rce, ?i?, all ihe vast continent .ot New e lollard was rnouolht bait a blaik on Uthe world%' map. Where once nothiuig .ait' iear'l buLt the wild COOl of the &itortiinil now ar he ard the noiso e ind bustle ul a large cuonmhtllyt; Oltook at our nro tle harhotr crowded wit h ships undr the flng of every clvilised nation -ht our spricius wharls, and at our -treets filled wirih bair,, shops anid ware-r houoes teeming with all tlie produc. tions of the earth at otr chotches and at otr seminaries. These are objects well calculatood to draw .lorth feelnrigis of exultatition fri'rl:the Auo tralian, atd conrhnied as these ar...
THE CITY OF ADELAIDE. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 13 February 1841
THI:E CITY OF ADELAIDE, (From .thle Sauth Australian Almalacrk.) Th'!'e capittl a'nid ?Aet of governmnent orlthi provitnc may first be treate?l of under this hn-iad.. The selechio, of and sale of town lands tooki plice in tilhe end of March and beginninag of April, 1837; or rkthir more thlian Ilire y'&ars end a lialfn?ro. At that time, the place where Adelaide now staidhs was nothing more thi, a foresi, throtugh which it wastalmost impossible to.t.avel with out+ g,,irg an'ray: Atihhe ? restnt miunevt ('28 hNovember, 18140) Nort h and Southl Adelailde cetain 2(10 stores, shlops. anrt warehousesr 500 dwehlling houses built .of stone or brick; and 800 wooden and other buildings. IThe pol hlation of ithe town is estimated at about' 8.000 or 9,C;0 piersons8. The who'e of thlt streets are now cle.red of trees, and. two or thre? of the principal streeta .---Hindley, ltndIle, GCrenrfell, and Ctrrie-streets--are fast asa)mng ,thi. appearance of thick'y peopled thlor ough'ares, posscs...
LAUNCESTON. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 13 February 1841
LA UC B 'I'ON. Fine Fliii-, 27s. per l00lbs '20 per cent 2.%. datt, 12 per cenlt. 23:. ditto. Brati Is.6 I. pr 20h.S. P,. lard, 24. ditt,. ; Wheic, Irnm T,. to p,. "6d. per 60 b., Brle.y, 6sa. to: ;7s. G6d. per buhIael.
MARKETS. MELBOURNE. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 13 February 1841
1 ZAR KETS. i I'I.~LOURN E. ",LuoUItn'E? PIIIC CU'UtIiENT.--Fionur fir-l. £40 to £15 .r rnII. a,..eoid. £3,0 io £35. -th? l€ ,,"()' i'n £3O ;i ir.'tl r lo( . 4'1. to 5t -;:d ot.',9- l . to Is,; shtiln+h vpr Ihiusinl.. £tI 141 o I£1 6.. ima-ihyson kinl? .12:, o:: £13,::,i-7ht r ; Iotto(.s .14 Io C i6 per ison; miiz-. •4. 61 Ir 6s 6t1. i,-r bushel; oats 5b 6d to 6s. per bushIel.