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THE SQUATTING QUESTION. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 28 June 1845
THe SQJATT?ING QUIESTION, Tuee Sydney Herald says ' We may soon expect to hear some intelligence from England respecting the Squatting rego lariouD, the report of the Select Cornm mittee of the L'gislative Council, ap pointed to enquire into the subject, having reached England by the Haidee, on the 13:h February. By same oppor tunity the Sy'dney petition, withl nearly five thousand signatures was forwarded, and would be presented to Parliameut before the Easter recess. Before the Council meets we may expect to hear of its reception by the House of Com. mona.
MELBOURNE. ARRIVED Nil. CLEARED OUT. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 28 June 1845
£ RRI.V3D CLBARID OUT. .Jnre 21.-Providence, schliooner, ?O tons, 4'Cook, master, for Sydney. The Coin Hounds will meet on Monday, 30th Janea, at the Breakwater ; Wednesday 2nd Jaly. Fyans' Ford; and isturday, 5th, Buckley's Well, Sait Water Creek; at 7 o'clock. •'l STUelo uD A be.U rti8 er. SATURDAY. JUNE 28, 1845. m-
MELBOURNE. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 28 June 1845
MELBOURNE. " It is gratifying to observe, that the inhabitants of Melboarno are not again possessed with the mania for land specun Iations. Out of the fifteen allotments offered .yesterday,. only three were pur, chased, and those in the-county of Grant. The land occupied by Mir Italeigh, under a squatting license, and which had been improved by that gentleman to a con siderable extezlt, and, therefore, put up for sale at the modest upset price of 920 per acre (its utmost valuo:boing 50Ls) was no; purr hased, neither were the other ,suourban sectious, for. which £5 per acre,j upset,~ were demanded. The attempt to deprive Mr Raleigh of his land or to compel him to purchase at such at, exorbitant price, we are glad to say, has most signally tailed; in a maoral point of view, it was little better than an at tempt to pick his pocket. It is to be hoped that the hint will be taken by Sir George fipps-that all attempts ts prevail'updn the inhabitants of the diss trict to purchase land at an...
Shipping Intelligence. GEELONG. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 28 June 1845
Ahipping 3anglIigencne, i [GEELONG. A RIt· VIOl j3tu:e 2 and 27-Vesta, steamer, from "l.lbourne. Jue 26 - Aphraslsa steamer, from Mel bout us. SAILED. June 25-David, bchooner, Mullrray, mass tLer, for Holbart 'lown. Careo-450 sheep. Julne !2 - tnujal Mlaiden,, cutler, for Melbnornt, Cargo--...~Sbgs lime,/ 46 bags sarlt, 89 bags wheat. June 25--Mary, cutlter, for Melbourne, Csrgn-.-li bag. wheat, 58 bags salt, 91 saw hid"s.. June 25--Flying Fish, schooner. Clinch, tai'ter, for Mlelbollrne. June 25 and 27O-Aplhraia, se'amer, for M.lboulrne. .uue 2--Velsta,tlemer, from Melbourne,
UNION BANK OF AUSTRALIA. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 28 June 1845
UNITO1BANK OF AUSTRALIA. (From the London Mercantile Journal.) A pecial general meeting of the propletors of the Bank was held yesterdlay, at the offices of the Cornm pary 38, Old Broad,street J,J. Cum 'mi'g, Esq., presided. the Chairman said that, in the un aroidable abst-nse of Mr. Lindo, who tad in rotation to take the chair, Ihe 'Mr Cumming) had been requested to preside on this occanrn. The Srecretary (Mr Jackson) read the advertisement, and the following re, port cf the directors: " The reports heretofore presented to the proprietors of the Union Bank of Australia have stated, with aAs much distinctiness as possible, the progress of that commercial distress which has ex isted for the last three years in the Australian colonies, and involved so many individnals, commercial firms, and even some banking establishments, tin rcuin. " The directors are happy at lengthl to be able to bpeak with confidence of returning prosperity. The tradi now carriedtl on, although greatly restricte...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 28 June 1845
NOTIC?, Portland Bay District. TrHE SCHEDULES from Ist July to 31st D)ecember 1845, will be rem ceived by the District Commissioner on thile ]st day of July 1845, The attention of licensed parties is particularly called to the correctness in filling-in tile different columns. The ground held as runs to be given as nearly as possible in equare miles. The agricultural crops, of kinds. to be glvenT in acres, also the general average oe the same. Licensed parties having distinct runs are to furnish the Commissioner with separate schedunes agreeably to the Regulations of !:nd April 1844. FOSTER FYANS, Commissioner of Crown Lands Geelong. 16th June 1845. Hotel to be Let. TO BE LET, from the first of July, the licensed Public-house at Ashby, one mile from Geelong, and known as the Farmer's Hotel, consisting of a two story brick building, containing nine rooms; also, detached kitchen and set vents' apartment, 8-stall brick stable. and numerous conveniences, together with 3 acres of ground u...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 28 June 1845
The day of meeting of the Legis lative council "forglispatchl of busi ness" has 'at lengtf been fixed-the 209th day of July being the time appointed for that purpose. It is not supposed, however, that the Governor "has received any despatches of a definite nature, or that lie has deter niined upon any unalterable line of conduct; but rather that he will enter upon the campaign with a 'watchful observation of his enemy's mniotions, and lay his stratagems ac sordingly. FoSSIL RgsauINS.-We have been favored by Mr. Menzies, with the inspection of a petrified bone, found .on the shores of Lake Timboon, to the wesrward of Lake Colac. The bone is apparently tile head of the tibia, or lower joint of the knee; the articu lating surface is as distinct and com plete as if the bone had never under .gone the petrifying process; the frac ture where the shank of the bone has been broken, is also very little ehanged in appearance, and displays the double channels of medullary mnatter which are pecu...
PROGRESS OF CONTINENTAL SPORTING. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 2 July 1845
PROGRESS OF CONTINENTAL SPOTING. Two clrcumstances Iiave occurred within the last few days wh'ch show how greatly and rapidly the taste for field sports and the pession for the pleasures of the chase are increasing among our continental neighiiboure. In the first place, a sporting club hIas jnst been formed in Paris, to which the most illnatriouo Nimrods of the capital and of the provinces have become members. It is intended, above all, to celebrate, by a grand annual banquet,. the fete of Saint Hubert, the pa tronymic saint of the chase. The first annual festival took place a few days ago; the celebrated restaurant's (Vefour) .saloons were appropriated to the purpose. The company was numerouo and distinguished. The table was most magnificently served, and thle company did ample justice. The centre of the table was orna mented by a beautiful stuffed stag, of the largest breed and enormous antlers, lent from the museum of the Jard n des Plants for the occasion; this niagni ficent qua...
MELBOURNE POLICE COURT. CONSPIRACY AGAINST THE PUBLICANS—MAYOR'S DECISION. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 2 July 1845
MEILBOuRNE POLICE COURT. CoNs-rrIIACt AGAINST Trit PUBLICANs MAYOR'S DECISION, A memorial was on Saturday last pre sented to the Licensing Magistrates from thirty publicans of this town, complain, ing of the conduct of some of the con stabulary, and praying for no inquiry. This inquiry was held on Wednesday last, and I have now to announce my deci-ion. I stated, on WVednesday, that the in quiry asked for was instituted by me as the Police Magistrate of this Town, and that Dr Wilmot had at my request, kindly consented to assist me in that in quiry. In the decision at which I have arrived, I am glad to say that 1 have his entire acquiescence. Tile charges preferred ?n that me morial were against Se-jeahtts Swindle ad Corry, and donstables Sinclair, Tomkins arid Faser, and were in effect that they conspired together by means of false representations to entrap the pub licans into a breach of the Licensing Act. On the part of the memorialists, evi. dence was adduced to support these char...
INSOLVENT COURT. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 2 July 1845
INSOLVENT COURT. On the application by H.G. Ashhurst for his certificate, the Chief Commis sioner delivered the following :--luch stress has been laid on the Insolvent having concealed from Henry Smith for so longa period the sale of the sheep and cattle stations to his father, until he finds himself insolvent. Hle induced Henry Smith, to write on the 8th April to Alexander Smith, managing clerk of the house of Smith and Sons of Liver pool, a statement of his affairs and to propose a composition, in which letter the sheep and cattle are made to appear as available assets for the benefit of the creditors at large; however, it appears Smith was aware that Ashhurst expec ted that that sum should be paid in full out of the assets of the estate; he says in that letter the sum borrowed in England, viz., £4000, Ashhurst says must be paid in full." Henry Smith admits also having been made aware on the 9th April of this bill of sale before he left Melbourne. Again, we find in a letter from I...
IMPORTANT TO SQUATTERS. DECISION IN THE CASE OF DONNITHORNE v. WARD. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 2 July 1845
IMPORTANT TO SQUATTERS. DECISION,IN rTHE CASE OP. DONNI. TIIOItNE V. WAItRD (Abridged from the Patriot.) 1The followiingis.'hle judgnient and decree tlher.eon., declared by. His I-onor the Resident Judge, on Thursday,'the 27tli June, 1845, in the above suit in Equity, and iill be found, upon perusal, of vital impor tance to the Stockholders' in'this District. : His HONOR.-7This Was a Bill praying for an account.-Lfor an in junction to'restrain the defendant from interfering in the management, ;or continuing in the possession.of the sheep stations and other property en trusted to hi cliarge by the plaintiff; 'The facts of the case, in outline, were these:--W r James Donnithorne tli plaintiff, entered into an agree ment on tl fillh January, 1840, with e defehndintc Williamn Ward; to manage the sheep and other stock upon his stations. Accordingly, a written agreement was-entered into between them ,by which, in consider ation of such management the do fendant was; to receiv.e one tenth ...
PRICES CURRENT OF COLONIAL WOOL. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 2 July 1845
PRicBs CURRENT OF COLONIAL WOOL. a. d. . s . . Fine clan fleeces .... 1 Ito l 11 Inferior and heavy ditto 1.5 ,. 1. ,7 Skin, good clenn.'.,.. 1 . ,5,,~1I.'!t Pieces and looks...... 1 2 ,;' :'.7 Lnanb Wool ........ I a5 ,, " Unwashed leocces ... O .n '
SYDNEY. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 2 July 1845
SY.DNEY. T'1he Bijistrab Merchant enitered the Heads yesterday at 5 ~.a alfter, a very tedious vo,:age A ]tliniigii n Po'ist.aflice pIacket shil, her rG ndai d an il 1i veiy ·'inall b it shie biingrs anothrc.from the Cap" of Good Hale, ant ~is hiceh ilde shlie toicheld for refreslhments. The Jlhi I- ay, , from Adelaide'for L-ondon, pnut'iho the Capeoni. the 209th 1lIarch,. and hliiiaviiig rcevet '" spit ply . . ..if water resuiumdl hcr vbyage on.the.Ist A prilt. Tilie' E.iglsh news receiv~ed it the Oape did not extoed h:yori? l the Oih Febrcaiy. Since ]eaving. ,thhere the BiuSsorhik MRerchantLhatesnimet .wiila saccession of-guies ofwind iand does int re poritl ny vessels conineted with these colo -uies since leavinug the Dons.-- ydncyJ! HIerald. -
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 2 July 1845
The Corio Hounds will mect on' .S1turday, 5th July, zItRBuckley's .Well, Salt Water Creekr; at 7 o'clock. -PuDbiic Notice is heoreby g'ivnO, FROM this date, any pcrsono prpr. . sons cutting or removing tti??er from the ground known - as.;iw -;l1it .Bend, on the River Barwon, :No..~l,A2, 3, 4, of secion i2, will be pOrbaecuted as tlie liw directs.; ;.:.:- : - . . FOSTERI FYANS.. : ,Contracta.foroabout 'oue mile of ,en-. cing will be received., Wants a Sifuation. :T a quiet respectable family, h mid die.aged female, without incurn brance, as Housekeeper and Laundliy maid, and who also understaids plain cooking and needlework, and is willing to make herself generally u pfol. 'No objection to proceed to the country. MEquire at Mr Sheppard's. Victorla IHouse. " '-* "* ''" To the Settlers in the Geelong Mistrict. rIfTiE Undersigned is prepared to nafford iiformfition and as.tiktance to the settlers- i the Geelong district in marking off and drawing plans ol tlair. several runs. A, J. N KE...
LAUNCESTON. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 2 July 1845
LAU NCE TON. Cataract and Snppl/y llills. -Fine Jlotl 131 per ton.. seconds ITdIdo. .ltrelve per crenl 111 do ..sharps 7s per 00Oh1s. pollard Is pet 2b16.. bran 9d do..wheal 3s Odper basheil..outs 3s to 3s 3d dd?' Uniot Slteaim MIills -Fine flou, 121..seconds 111 thirds 91. ;shr)'ps~ I 10os per 20o(tlhs...brn 2d..poll.artl I's llper busltl..wlcheaet OSo Os 3d. do. d arle.y---Enlish 3s to .s nd per bushel. Oats feed-3s per, bushel. ietlismrn of gr:ain and flour imported and ex. porled at the imrt of. Lnunestlen, during the rneek elding Ist May, inclusive,; Imports nil.. Exports,. oats 2 05 bushels.. bLa?leoy 1350 ditto .. ow'set 0 ditto..jlont 2L tons.
HOBART TOWN. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 2 July 1845
* HOIART.TOW-.? . Butcher's areat.. leefby the quarter 2. ,,lto 3d..by tIhejoilt3dper lb ..niltton "id per ditio ..fo'k5d to id..vealG6d WheatL 5s to 5s 3d . oats 4s 3dI o 4s Gd.. Cpe baley 3ss d English 3s ad to 4s per bushrl' htai 31 lo 31 los do preassed 4l..strtlw li los to fI per ton.. floter ftitsliqality 121 per ton..ser~td dltto ill..branid pi:r bushel..polluid is ittio. - H. T, Adver ,
DISTRICT COUNCIL OF GRANT. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 2 July 1845
DisTRICT 'cou'4Cc I:LOF GRANT ;A Meeting was held oni Monday l'ast ; resent, th ardn? and Messrs Austin & Sli eppard wlen a d aft 'of a law was read nd ap pro ed of,for the pupose of protect ingtheo Councll from rthe, consequen; ces *of any: error ;,in fillng-up Iind( ser viug of the assessment notices arising from n.recent removal and transfer of stock; ,.providing -that in casei the party upon w hom thle no:o tice shaill boe served do.not make corn plaint of.the error within.a specified pciiOd,, tohe amount of the assessment wil be levried the some as ifno such error. existed [ bhil C ou are conssderiag the gobe b ye laivit would bre ?iell:if tliey a. the samie time riesoliud ato eXtend ?tho.e time .for hcaring'appeals generally and if thcy? did soo-we are coniinced: that h o:squatters woulld come forward to ,pay, thlioiia?ssssment, e if: reduced to anything likea :ireoasonable amoutt, for ty. are begrnningf (and it.istime) to get dSsgustOedl with ;iaiting for the promulga...
MELBOURNE STOCK MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 2 July 1845
BMELUOURNE STOCK MAInk3ET. .Fit'ly-hllre fat cullle have thi~ %eek hien sold to the butche rs at large prir-s.. 12s r - 14s per 100 aIbs 230 lp.iee in im'll Idi's a 7s 7gd or about 2d per II, the qgality atd weighltsbeing low; 410t in one lol, vely fine, piiee nnt kitown aboutl loo Iiin iLnt mixed cattle .wiIith ut milcit vtihatiiotl ia price; a fvbw mnilking cnwcs at £3 to - 15; - blls from .'£ o £.? 10i. Bohll catile and shleep are very scarce, and the bulcllers'.stocks small. The retail price .of butclers' nmeai lias risen wd per lb. THOMAs KisSOCi. ; Saturday, June 28. -, - GAIN A MA1?kRT.--F?lour fleh, £1r ,pe0r ton ; secoitds, £13; wheliv'4i Od ti 5 (id " per' bulitel ; oiat, ascrce, Is 9. to Is 3(S; naizn, scarce; harley (Eiglihsl). 2s 9' to 3i 5d ; COpe 26 I1 do b.lrat, 13ld per bushl 1 pollard, 13d; bread..4lb loar, 7d.
SYDNEY. THE MAYOR'S TEETOTAL FESTIVAL [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 2 July 1845
TIlEiMAY.OR/S TEETOTAL FESTIVAL W, hardyi k?dow wh.liat :to term the " gathering ,at tho Vsictoria f[heatre on Friday n?gitt: In the programme of the proceedings iat was itermed , the lbRiilt .?rorspipful the Maydr's Granid i Toototal Festival ;" but this dos's iot' apipear to us to be a correct description;, for as at least two-thirds of t'lhe persons present held that par ticipation in t'hose creature iomtiorts thi't te:-ietallors abhor, is perfectly lawfuliit could not be a teetotal fds tival:: then what was it? W?asita soireel it wias held. in the evening, add migmht be called a soiree ; but so w?19' ths 1 rty described iti the Pick iick papers, and yet Mr. Weller, wiholis no mean authority, declared that lhe had never heard a boiled leg of mutton. oalled a 'swarry' be fore," showing that time is not the onily ingredient that authorises the eipplication of the term soibee. And ,we iuLt confess that we do not recol lect a soirce of two Ihousand people, at: which there were two ba...