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THE SQUATTER'S MEMORIAL. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 13 February 1841
THE SQUATTER'S MlEMORIAL. The New Land Regulations have been issued by the Sydney Govern ment in such a reluctant, shuffing, slovenly, bungling manner, that their beneficial qualities are with. held, while there is no certain cheek upon their evil tendencies. 'Ihe special survey system, for instance, tnrestricted by protective regula tions, is capable of being much abused. A gentleman of the name of Dendy arrived by the York last week; he holds an order which entitles him to DEMAND a Special. Survey of eight square miles i?t st:y part of the territory not specially reserved. Some one of our wealthy equatters may have the finest part of his run, with all its improvements, pounced upon; or wg may have him down at Corio Bay, seizing a piece of land worth an hundred times the amount of the purchlase moony. The squatters around Melbourne have, on the spur of the moment, presented .a Memoria 'to 'is lHonor,,praying that th squattegs may have a priority of right :in pur chasing lands upon ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 13 February 1841
HOIART TOWN. Land Sale.-The sale of Crown Lands went off well, and for several of the country lota tlihre was consider able competitiun. The H]obrt Town lorts woiilid not sell; we helieve the upset price, taki, g situation into coO silerution, is fixed at ioo high a rare The total amount of the sale ts 16;978. Ad ''r tirer. MVJaa-of war.-lt is rumonre.d that the Houme (ioverment have direeted a 74 to be bu'li at Port Arthur by the convicts at that settlement, amongst whom there are many shipwrights of firstrate ability, who hrve exhibited sonm. specimens thut would not tdisgrace any dockyard in lnrope. At the date of the latest departure from EIn|gland, four vessels with pri soners on honrd, were on the point o' sailing for this colony. Captain lMo,. iague was expected to sail on the 5th November.-Advertiser. CHINA. The captari ·of tbe Montreal, from Mnanilla, reports. jtt an engagement h.d taken place at Macao. hetwe**" some of the Btritsh troops and 25,000 o Ithe Chineese, 5 000 o...
THE PROTECTORATE. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 13 February 1841
STHE PROTECTORATH. Mr Seivwrigh't, the Assistant Pro tector of Aborigines for this Dis trict, is fast acquiring an unenviable notoriety. W W do not allude to his dealings with the Blacks, l'or he haW 4jt' liceise 6.ir;'icie, to commit any abs'rdity or iniquity that he may fancy in that department. But it seems, that, besides protecting the black bushrangers, he rides about the cpuntry lik,. Harouu Alraschid, with a couple of bounds which have acquired tho habit of worrying and scatFering the settler's flocks, even in open day. The following details of an 'ggravated instance in point, will giv. an idea of the manner in -whichl THIIPROTECTOR goes his rounds. The facts have been sworn to. --- - Ongthe:2nd instant, Mr Seirwright was riding along a road near one of itti stations belonging to the I)erwent Company; he was accom paniedby a dray, and two large dogs A flock of ewes, heavy with their frst lambs, were " coiled" near an adjoining hut; a large red kangaroo dog rushed amongst.them...
SYDNEY. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 13 February 1841
SYDNE1. Thle cmmeraial circles remain am "4I4giid am -ver. We have niolt hoe err?ad-anyl adtldiionali faslures, s;e oue utf af hiwable prrruquiri. Thu baiks ar opelning theIr Iiart' a ,?iall,;, p.d th.1 l?.e . accoant 4 Wool .1 ly,r beln/z very .fa.7lrlt¶q' ii .?t'i'k. w e shafl begtn to rahy. ?haeep brli Swk fully low p;r,~c., and rtock geneirally ;is low -in the mairket. We haire how ._en., abuIdarnce. of. colonial produco in our. market, at a fair price, and the country is reported to be looking favorable every where.-Corrrspom. dent to tae Pafrant. Mr Justice Willis will leave the. colony for Port Phillip during the firat week in February. We lIae received no instrction, as yet, of who are to be appointed oflicers of the Court. Il)epuy Sheriff. &e , Ae. We hopd the Governor will name these officers with.,ut r&lt;eay, as she legal bus:ness at Port Phtelip is now at a stand still. - Australian. uunawtttys.-On Thursday morning five o tile prisoners engaged at the pu...
CORRESPONDENCE. TO THE EDITOR OF THE GEELONG ADVERTISER. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 13 February 1841
CORRESPONCI E TO Till. EDITOIL OF TILE GEELONG AnVEITISERlt. ·.. It !,Dl.rot.--T say -ir, and,most of youlr friale renders will bear me out, thst the leuter 'olo had th,, intd wily to pu't into yoir papnr, under the si?lniattire 'Corirnno.+' colid nott Iavr mn-lllllited from the pen or nivy lii trli uly femininiie, Th- ihoI h tsl ar(e Iwo crartie Io have, had shelter in aI lu.t?,s nmind, and tlhe langoa.e was nolt claste onugh?n to hlave been used by any such. Sir, 1, in the name of the whole of tihe ,unmarried (buit marriazeable) ladies in !eilbon:rne., ia-k f you nitid of your c or* rtrponielllt wh,.r, arLa the 'so Incll tin~e lectcd .lfolorn-potin nless-yet-will Ing-tn*'be \wedd-d'dtnrtsel*, who nivo ablanilld in Tlelbourne ?' \VhPre aRle the " fur and twnlity maidelns all it . row\ !" I gi anl y'dil, tir', that there are a fen' unrllnairied tulie. in this Iown. Bitt that is nit Ior wantlt I'ofl'ers of hlsbAnds, But, tihei, thie ef,,rnrs! One youni' sttlller comnes, ntnd hIis bie...
Geelong Markets. RETAIL. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 13 February 1841
R.TAZL. Beaaad, iar 4 l. Inar £'0 1 9 to 0 0 0 Beel per lb. ........ o a, 6... a 7 )laat-oaa, per .... b o o S...a o 6 Buulrer,J'restl, per I. o 2 G.. o a o s?ilt (chlaial) .. o 2 U.. o o a Chlee (I:nglslsh) per lb o 2 0.. o o a Colallual .4...... o 1 .. o o Egg's, per daz, .... o ' .. o 6 o l$;tto111 p}er a [ ...... o I G.. ) ia o ,taatoes, Iaea ct. .. o S .. I a oa Tara,, per ai. ;;..... o 6 C.. o 8 o taglar,jer lb ........ o 7l4 . o a 6 \l Il, pe" qtlart ...... 0 6.; n o a o .oa0P, Pl'r lb. **.; a tU.. o o 8 Caandlus, mould, I,er lb o o 10.. o 1 o GI1A1N, &c. W'hPaat, per Ihustl. .. e 9 0;; a 12 o .\laize, pIae luiti/el . 5 a.. o a n Outls~ aea bola-ea .. 6 6.. o 7 i? Jarleh;, pea.r b athel .. n a o.. r. C a iFlollr. first, Ir tr- lll.. 38 o '..,46 o a lcoiad ...... 5 a, o..: 8a a a Si hc l'd ......... o ri ,.. 0 o a 1lay,-V.D.L. tertaI . 15 o O..18 o o BlUILDI.NG MA' T RIAt LS. 13 irk-. per thllsalind.. 2 I) C;. 3 o a (;ealr l etais, pIa al t . a ) (a ) , o a* PI'aae, pa...
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 13 February 1841
FOUTH AUSTRALIA. Diimr tibo .avid Al Lren, REq. 'M&Mi'*areh?n, ur fouir years Colonial Mlanager of the affa ra ol' the Sou h Auutralran Compa,;y, being abouit to return to Erlgland, a numerous hody' of th| colonists addressed a requisition to him, that he would accept a public dinner as a testimonial of their good. will eret he left the colony. Mr Ml.a ren accepted the invitation, and it was fiied that the dinner should take place on Thursday, .he 31st Decem b-r. Accordengly. on Thursday even Ing 'a splendid dlinner was laid in a room of the Company's nsew buildings in Itundleiatreet, which was lasteferlly 4Atied up for the occasion with flags, ,vergyeens, &c. Over the chair was the fl4g of the South AuatralianConr paany -an ;ensin *it "three kanga rooas; and at the other' end of the room hung the British ensign anad other Eegs.-Regisser.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 13 February 1841
- 0 , .SAL nEI, Zy th e "adorsigneo. NIE Old Tawziy Port ini wood Ind! biittle Pine (Olh -ihlrryl Vanizoller's, in wood .und( bat?tle,. ... Champlain. and Claret. in cisps Hed Wite, in 'wii'd aid- hottlee Porter diro .divo.. dbe idto: ditto Fine old Janiina i num .HAIILToN & GOODWIN. Elizaheth-bstept, Nlel bouine. . I AG EMENi' Iw ili tween flyr A mFIt d . .?r. VAN'1'S, a' rcunuiun?enuied by tlhe Auiliorities.s .. . ... IRlEGULAT'IONSnfr the Gi:dandce of Shepherds arl lilukeepers. These msy hiS hnl eithler snepa-telv oi On thle ame sheet. I'rice SIXI'lNC I' E CIH, or IFOUR SIILLINGS p-r D)OZ lN. WyANlT TaD, A SITUATION na Stockkeeuer by ;n yViing man whoS Rcunipe tent to take charge of any- Cattle or. ltoclk, or of a I)airy, allnd,,of ,qn pera?eli Cuol il i - nerice. U eicu rionale f trencet can lie ven. :% aatma ion teartiae 'J wnaalil pwouild he prelerred; Apply to iir Booth, Ashby Village n ar ,Corio. PFOR SALEo ROM1 ten to thirty- Itares in the illelb trie Lire and Mitri...
SHIP NEWS. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 13 February 1841
..SHEzP NEWS. : .? AP,· IV I· - : ARtt LS. February 0.-GovzRNon LA TRose, r*utter, Cannon master and agent, from Melbourne. Nine piassengers. Cargo, 20 casks porter, I package becon, Mr Mack; 22 bags sugar, 66 casks bottled ale, Mr Bolger; r Irunk &ec. MrLlo)d; I pnncheon whisky, 2 hogshteads porter, Mr Mack. Febrnary 8-DEvoNStHiE, schooner, tutton mraster, Ruffle agent. Twelve pas sengers. Cargo, 20 casks battled ale, 4 eases ditto, 5 cases gin, 2 casks drantlghlt ale, I cask porter, Mr Mack; 20 bags flour, Mr Bhlger; 7 bags flour, I chest tea, 1 ease ,heese, I case mustard, 4 bags barley. I chest tea, I roll matting, I keg tobacco, Mr Chanpion ; 11 hams, 2 casks pork. Mr Robinson ; I kegs cordials, 3 cases wine, Mar Grifin. F ".'.eb. £o-GovERoR LA TROEI, cut, tar, Cannon master, from Melbourne. SPassengers-Mr Peers and 2 men sea vants and their wires, Mr Buler, Mr Creary. Mr Banyan, lMr Sproles, & Mr Varnes. Cargo-0 halt pipes wine 2 casks hard ware 1 trtink Mr Bol...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 13 February 1841
Ci;lnial .S" ce'(itijS Off ice," .? ,L ,,?y, . ,)I?n ,a y "-)1,; i . TI"'1' r!e-n.r 'i( to lhi ovprr :?,,?? I i?+t,,l+, llib&lt; EP-c'llen 'y l-h, e.nor fii aa hlgpit pl }. ' (to m? 1 i i.ntio win? tIe;?tlul ion'+ hf¢+ llh slt .lnd iti lir Souili.'rn or Poit l'hilli1, tji'i '"2 . All Li',d' hi hurl n inidv.'rtisd .iI i ,to' fur ..iil. h ? Aurtmu in ,he t1 Phillib Di..)i.', at anu ,pst peic,:. exc+.,,di,, 1w+.tly ..,hdlii.J- au cre, S i+i. h irn ' t iii -pr'.'nt ' iinisthl, will orIt ,it'r tIhj lt d.,y ,If \tarch iipxt. ope?. to, .-+ cti,, ,h lih t+ ( |ed i pltc' tw-nty hi;line an" airr, in" thi. ;uner h,;r.intflt*,', d,'d,:rib~ed.+ l'?'ra ia . s i-hiti + to iilIP't land S1t l.'vin -tly any t o th. ~'ihbTri', r at .~i ullti rTIi' tnly llnlllll ) r o ,tic. aierliniz, li't l's tSih i I 'li. ltietrm of t'r'" whi'h thy mi nild- i, r, for which lhev w'I oibtain, r+. li' ltnm the .ntih-Trr*.i.rtret. *-uih 'ilt. will be' d .t ihii n iih ri-l -t, r.dri" in which thiiy ure as.te, will...
VESSELS IN HARBOUR DURING THE WEEK. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 13 February 1841
V5SSELS ;N HARBOUR ODORIfG .THa : - ?'WiiEEK. ,1.jestic, barque, 15i ions, Smith master, t Point Henry, loading with wonl, for Lindon, P WV. Velsh & Co, agents. Henry, brig, Toby master; arrived Feb. 5, from Launceston; sailed 12th ins:. Bendicoot, schooner. Griffiths master ; ar rived 6th inst, from Hlobart Town; sailed Ilth Inst. Lillias,schooner, Smith master, from Ho bart Town, sth inst. Devonshire; schooner. Governor La Trobe, cutter. 4el~ong abbertisetr. SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 13. 1841.
DEPARTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 13 February 1841
D?PARTUIES; Februlary' 7-GovEIaNoa LA TROBE, cutter, for Nlelboii'ne. Passenger, Mr Dobs.n.. -Cargn, 7 c es slc. Februalsry Io-DEVONsHR t, schooner, for Mlelbourne. Passengers, Messrs Sliep herd. Candy, Wiiliams, and Smith. Cargo, 19 bags flur. Feb. 1l--lHEnuR, brig, Toby master, ronr Melbnourn.. Passengems-.Mr James 1Kiddle, sihd J. WVrighlt. Cargo--8 bales wool MIr Tregurtha. Feb. 1-IGOVERNOR LA TROBE...cuIt. !er, Cannon master, for Melbourne. Five Pa.ssengers. Cargo-lO bgles WVool. Feb. It-BANfICoOT schooner, Grif Othlbmas ea, for Hobart Town.
MELBOURNE. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 13 February 1841
MELBOURNE. &nbsp; &nbsp; —Fashionable Marriages.—Married a few days ago, Henry Munroe, Esq., of Campasne Plains, son of Professor Munro of Edinburgh College, to the widow of the late Mr Christie. Also yesterday, Mr W. Willoughby of the firm of Crockett & Willoughby, to &nbsp; &nbsp; Mrs. Batman, widow of the late Mr Batman, the first colonist of Port Phillip.—Patriot The Water Police.—Lieut. Toller- vey, R.N., late of the Clonmel, is, we understand, a candidate for the appointment of Superintendant of the Water Police. A. Bolter.—Last week a reprobate named Churton, formerly in the em- ploy of Mr Carrington, and not long since tried in the Supreme Court on &nbsp; a charge of forgery, disappeared from Melbourne leaving his creditors in the &nbsp; lurch, Van Diemen's land, we be- &nbsp; lieve, is destined to be the scene of his future operations—Ibid. &nbsp; The New Land Regulations.—One &nbsp; &nb...
MUMBOWRAN, THE ABORIGINE. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 13 February 1841
MUMBOWRAN, THE ABORIGINE. This poor wretch has now been seven- teen days in the watchhouse at Corio, without any formal charge having been brought against him. During the greater part, if not the whole of this time, he has been in irons, and, it is said, fed on bread and water; he is kept in a cell separate from the other untried prisoners, thus having solitary confinement added to his other miseries. This has been a most atrocious affair throughout. He has been protected with a vengeance. The pitiful cries of the poor wretch often disturb the neighbourhood. Where are the Chief Protector and his Assistant? The latter, we are aware, &nbsp; visited the prisoner once; we know not what passed, except that the black roared with agony; and relapsed intio his first fit of terror, from which he was then recovering. He is one of the best-looking aborigines we have seen, young, well-formed, neat limbed, and &nbsp; of great strength; his behaviour has &nbsp; been such a...
REGISTER OFFICE. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 13 February 1841
.. RotolslhO'tFter.=-'ris is an , i?blishment which the erdier will very covenieit, and which will many a journey to ('orio. Mr l the agent for the Melbourne Ati Company, has offered to act as ag in hiring shepherds nand labourer, liberal terms. The rooms of the A tion Company are in Malop-.tr two doors from the Printin? ufliee Tna Buoys appear to'be comple forgotten, and th!e vesseis'are get used to the want of them. It is three months since they were wenl aivay,?ind the three day??r work of placing theim-is not yet commenced Pual WArT3R.-The efficacy of Breakwater has been put severely the test this dry season. The bed the river a few miles uip (shove f?lls) is nearly dry-below the Bre, water it is quite salt-i, the interre ing space, forming the soiuhern bou dary of the towiship, there is fr water enough to supply the city Loetdon for twelve months. The o drewhack hitherto has been, t~at there is no current during very , .weather, the surface waterigets heat [' , " :, • . '*' ,:?...
MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 20 February 1841
N-LBOUItNE.PI1IC6 CUtleNt:-Floutr 6r t, £40 to £45 oer toni . rcoonI £30 £35. third £ ( to £30 ; cedar loug 411 to 5d. dea;s 91. to is ; sh'tnkles ,..r .hetu~tld £ 1 14-, to $1 16 .;; pa hyusttv.kin £1? to £i3, pt.r :hesrt 'otntarr," £14 it 1'6 porrion·; -ribs 4. 6d tr 6s 6d. per bushel ; oats 5ý 6d to 6s. ,per, bushel.
GREAT APPLICTIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 20 February 1841
GRIAT A FVt.CTcl"lN..--The follow ing ire stom o~f the chlief'afl.ciu?ns w th which *h to vatc of te.tra is stald,d.., andi fronm which we have good reason to w??h for a spredv deliverance.-A .wi-?. who cannot. keep her fingers out of the sugar bowl.-A table with hbut hree legs that will not 5ts5Id .teasiily though you put knivs antd an oitta urider ail tfiree of the lege.--A .dollar that will t?ke every opportulltity to eree i!self whern it disco,vtr rr tent in your pocket;- Aisdy-'si thubhle wittiou; tos. or sid-s. --A pincosahion that ham souked an hour 'sn he wsiter pail.- l,;iffee s.-t:letl with a piceeof lbrow. i;aper.-To etd(leavottr to Rwalk grce fnlty beside a- man with very loug legs. --To be caledl on ty a deadi pteron +or your couiidesac, and to be ohlihg-d to .ell him youtr.secr-.t in the hail ofa public inn. -To go so bed at night woth he certainty of being .aoblig'd to give tiudience to a-dun in the morning.-
SUWARROW. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 20 February 1841
tI his exttnordinary min was possessed Sperhaps one of the most ei'c.eltrri 'taraftrtrs eveir henrd of. Like fi, S.ter, 'nl l? he must, to use common . iut', hnrt* h'ierl scimewhat tlIaturlh,d Sth" itoiler 8: ory. Wh'hat man lot Sst?iteP, iin lii right sePsps, woud.l . J, Ari&e hi snttmy in the lollowing malt r.: oge or horse hao k in;h:s shilt, sans ;dle, rnns a(ddlle, sans everytlhinge ;ilt ~ilk I is horsa iebi-ut, crow.rg fliki r,?ck ! What.man endowed with ; i s ok of enon,?i would .o hopping out the streets of 'St. J'riulblt?igli. .o.;I. onot, throwing ipplpe, at itoy" ,'. mako them scraumble a,+d fight ai Swinme time cry ng out :--""I am ,.warrow * I eum thie grePat .?'uwrlr:W 1 .JI ,p t th's man was the conrque.or :the . urtk., and of the I'oles..- tan,t his lerociis ,ryei won;dl iminediatit ly ..peak, th(l mrian, toin. ar. tl hbut .er of mhe tiiifo* Iunaftte i nshitrnt of(i a riu. A.4us.i -nay. .hi deseveCd the •.S iplion i iven bf him as having th. Sedy of an., pe. ...
MISCELLANEA. MECHANICAL BRICK-MAKING. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 20 February 1841
%I(CEIANIC M.. BRlICK-MAKINGf . a inpretin~e ni the British Aas.' t'joriof'it Birmingtham.. Mlr Collam Px; tl. tie 'a model of n :brink and tilf. king ioarhine-invc ttteP( by. hr t nr .,i. of rweePrltr.IPe by which it wa. ..Pdi 30:brfrk4 a minlte, or nearly ', 000 brick, a day, rinight beII mlde, 1)it4t a tgoi'dI inqiltr coould oniiily 'orldnt from 5000 to 50O0 a day. The yWat wa ( p 1t(int oho ehine at one Ott, and paasin between two, voller. ý'a rolled into a I.ioe bar, which wa" in'o the requniredl lcoelhi of the h I by n cutter workedrl by..the giame ,_ t,'bi.wr·rk. rhe ""brsri kS, non crmliii it. afit the olpptsite 14d' ot dtte ma* !.tiP. Wire curriedl by it to a distaitte 2011 yard , than-bys avinn a ' g eat at it'oit 0r timne ail money in ciiryinhi. op. o atlon tiu usually pert'otim'(l by 1,ýps nnarlwom, it A- a pl oo of ihi :4 rIriaitt ot tIh mboerhioe.madr brit k,, * weIiperl F* "Ibat, white a comman * ri;k:' wiehrll on:y andb., and t!.e i bille.nmiile briik carriled .-iggi...
PLATINSKI. A TALE OF THE POLISH MON[?]CRY. (Translated and abridged from the German of Gotthard Von Norden, for the Geelong Advertiser.) [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 20 February 1841
A PLATINS?.I.. ' A TIAL OF THE POLslls .WIN|r CHYe. i (Transiateit awid abridgetd rm tuee tiermn o o... Goti hard VuII Nt'irden, for'the G~clong Advertiser.) U, nfotilUnte ailtihe lrseest t'conilitIion of.Poland ia;y nreti hi thieil ismlnemberllmnt ufl t(hat cO'ullry wasl de'revedly consideredl as a graild lstep to:the. l1.l llll)lll" f is dIilased tnld :llepicable conldi ioll. 'Fle Irullal 'yst:e ~Ia' ut thit tulne acted a-l illl il I1 cRnlllle le .nlld ilevrait.ltllntg Ila lllener'-as at tLle WIllst Ie dl( I ofany cuuntrl's li!tiiry. Each ilroviCiIl IIoilile held ain IrIellillllilletelll d deepotic swuy ove?l tile actills 'alld pOlessiu1lllS (If llsL wU1 jects. wilo )Seri as cimlle,,lelly at his mercy s tIhe feld Ilf pls) b.-lore tlhescs the of tihe mnllwer. Her ipuIIIc recllds colltailln ltle else tlhall tlhe various clUini flor spill D III Ity, nl1ti thile j IlouIs broil) I of Ithee lpet) " .IJteltlte -, w tIlsCe alle ianlce to. l tlelir: salve' lrilgi 'l Ia 'rarcely ve'l Iiilll...