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Domestic Intelligence. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 30 September 1848
Sf?Diib D ?i i tl is duri.painfulduty this week torecordii'e'ratheri unexpected death of Mrs. Sinclair,tlhe wife ofMir. James Sinclairarohitecti and builder, of this town, oti Wednesday nighlit last. An inquest was held by Dr. Waugln coro ner of theIlaistrict, on.the body of the deceased ladIy?, on the followirg day, when Dr. Gerird' Lertified that ldeath took place frum Idiopathic Asphyxia. Deceased had been ill for abouit ten. days previous to lier death, but not seriously, and for d day o'r two immfiiediately preceding it, she lid been considsde?ibl3 better, cand cotitinued so util: witliiii fen uitnltes of her death, whiich took placee suddlesily" shotly after ten o'dlock. The juriraemuiied a verdict accordingly.--The deceased laidywaisi nul' 29 "enrs of ige,: ind hias' 'leftr niilnmerous fidmily? t'deilore theirloss. ; A :MIa~itoils Aohits.--On Saturdiay night last, :rijockey,' ia the 'enlploy'of Mr. Weahlley, of ihe Saluiiiiioni Innui 'nburn-sitreet, was allirumed wihile in' b...
Miscellaneous Extracts. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 30 September 1848
SLABAUN.-We perceive that this new colony was opened to settlers and other emigrants from the 1st August last. It is a free port, without duties on imports or exports, or any tonnage or anchorage dues for vessels of every description. The land will be put up for public competition as soon as possible, and in the mean time, per sons so desiring, will receive pemission from Governor Brooke to erect temporary buildings in specified localities. All titles to land dated prior to the 1st August, save grants from the Crown, are null and void. There is a copper smelting establishment in full action on the Island of Borneo. CAPE OP GOOD HOPE -The interior was in a disturbed state, and another Kallffir war was ex pected. The South African (July 26) states, "Intelligence reached town by express from Bloem Fontein, that some emigrant boers be yond the Orange River, under thil command of Andreas Pretorius, are again in a state of insur rection, and are endeavouring to form a combi nation with th...
THE EFFECT OF PUBLIC EXECUTIONS "Vengeance is mine, saith the Lord." [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 30 September 1848
TIE, EFFECT OF PUBLIC EXECUTIO?NS ' Vengeande is mine, saith the Lord.",. " I.. am decidedly clear .llha executions :an swer no good end lwhatever,.. fur punishmenit or examnple."-Dr. FoinD. Or all .he revolting exhibitions that tend: to. brutraliue humannity, the .very.. ivorst, in: our opinion, is a public. execuiipn. In ,the; most depraved and ignorant of, mankind,: there exists ani instinctive horror of .depriing.. a fellow minr of life. This feeling is, founded in the n:itural sympathies of: man :with .mien, in the shuildlering repulti?ni?c.e,, which.. ev,;n, the. most ferociotus and hlarde.ned tlniust .en terltuin against consigning, to .physical iext'ttion ti,,, beitng who, Ihas once. thought.; and° tfelt',-yiolerittly; citting himn off for; ever from. hope, :enjoy muent, and con - sciounsiess,-?ilbruptivy tearinig, asuiidertlhie hal 'lowed ties wviich bintd tlitii to his hind. In this: fceliiilg will ever be folind the isurest snfegnuan to hliuman life. Millions upon titilli...
To the Editor of the Goulburn Herald MARULAN. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 30 September 1848
To the Editor of the Goulburn Herald 1MR.UI.AN. Ssn,-In loolking over your thriving pablica tion of September 28, I perceive you have taken some, but it strikes me not sufficient, notice of this Bench in the case of Mr. B-, who it ap pears, you have yet to learn was first wantonly excited, by the uncalled for and impertinent in terference of the constabulary, to commit liimself, and then a ruffianly advantage was taken, and a fine inflictqd on a gentleman who, whatever may be his eccentricities, is well-known to possess those sterling qual!ities which at once rdnder him "the delight of all circles, and the idol of his OWIn." SThe ground of complaint agaiust him, it is to be regretted, is not known, as upon his applicae tion for a copy of the information, this.indispen sable forerunner to the issue of a summons, was declared to be " non est." How under these circumstances any flue uould beinflicted, I leave to those better versed in .the. law than myself tohdecide; or how, under thes...
PROGRESS OF SOUTH AUSTRALIA. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 30 September 1848
PROGRESS OF SOU'TH AUS'RAgLIA. THE Hto. MATon O'OHALLOiAN, M.L.. n iadle thle following compairative statement, at a dinner, lately gieneu in Adelaide, of the progress of Souith hustralia :--?- : ". In 1:i84. In 1847 Mines... .. .. ... .. 6 81 At-workt.. . .. . Ton, exported ... .. : .. 20 10.970 Valhie of Ore .. £. .. 127 £203,788 Amount of ordinatl:y revenb" t24l?l2 -£67,000 Acres of land sold .. .. 6'98" . (85,000 Vilni' :.'. . . £.'.:1' ;61 336,86 Valtueof exporis ?col. prod ;'£60?100 ,27511 Population. . : '17 000 :382,000 Ahreslaud under cultivationt - 8;60 O 88,440 Price of wheat per bushel.;' 2s. dOd; . d Ariival of ships. . .. -1 150
MINERALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 30 September 1848
MINERALS. As many persons who take an interest in mineis are unacquainted with the proper method of ob serving, collecting, and testiiig mineral speci mens, we purpose offering them a few hints on the subject; and as the county of Argyle and its neighbourhood is supposed to be rich in copper ore, we shall confine ourselves, at the present, to the exclusive consideration of the subject as connected with that metal. To the uninitiated there appears to be little difference in one specimen from another; and often those which appear to be of the least value prove ultimately to be of the greatest worth; therefore he who is bent on discovery should collect samples of every variation of rock--not precisely surface specimens, which are of least value, but a portion of that which is beneath. The specimens should be of no particnlir form, not rounded at th5' edges to please the eye, but a rough, straight fracture, and aboutl two inches long, and an inch antd a half wide. Such are the most valu...
ILLEGALLY IMPOUNDING CATTLE. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 30 September 1848
ILLEGALLY IMPOUNDING CATTLE. George Leonard Cooper, of Lake George, ap peared to answer anll iifornmationu exhibited againsthimi'rat the instance of Patrick Rleaidon, with illegally inipounliding cattle on the 1tli inst. Mr. KICitson alpearedfor the plaintiff, and Mr. Ogle for the defendant. . Michael Purdell haning been sworn, was ex aminedi by Mr. Kitson, and stated, that he lived at Lake George, and was in the bush in the neighbourhood of defendant's Ihouse on the 10th instant; that he saw defendant that day driving a mob of cattle; wheri the cattle were was Go vernment land; the defencldant has purchased land within three-quarters of a mile from that place. The witness npon being asked whliose cattle they were that ihe saw defendant driving on the day mentioned in the information, Mr. Ogle objected to the question, as there wves no averment in the information as to whose cattle they were, The Bench considered that the question was improper, as tile averment in tile information w...
MEMOIR OF LOUIS BLANC. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 30 September 1848
IMEIMOIR OF LOUIS BLANC. Louis Blanc is stated by a biographer to havo come of noble blood, the very best indeed of Corsica, his mother being own sister to Count Pozzo di Borgo, the celebrated diplomatist. He was remarkable at college for his great natural talents and perseverance it study; and, from its having become a thing understood in the family that he was to pursue the same career for which his uncle had obtained so much power and in fltuence, his attention had been early directed to the study of history and the art of government. Few men in Europe possess a greater book knowledge of foreign policy than Louis Blanc, and htad hIe chosen to follow the profession of diplomacy, Ihe would doubtless have risen to eminence and distitction. Hie had already ex perienced much suffering at college from the tmockery of his fellow-students, to whom thile childish appearance of Louis Blanc became of course a fruitful theme of epigram and insult. It is not in the inature of his countrymen t...
Original Correspondence. TO "A FRIEND TO THE HUMAN RACE." [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 30 September 1848
TO " A FRIEND TO THE HUMAN RACE.'"' (Per favor of the Goulburn 1erald.) Sirn- -I have read your letter addressed'to the ,Atlas newspaper datedl the 17th September inst. It is a. very witty' letter,--very; . uufutuinately it is stanm~ipd wiihr the pecluliar featire which:iu. otltr 'das cliaricterised'theeiffiisions of the Yans -Newspaper Cor:resp'6idet'its -- pettishness and Talsehoid a cliirge whRicli:T believe-" a Friend, &o." will iot dei:v.': It is noit truethat " poor Dr. Nichlolsoli" treitted ",the Goulburn Slivages," (yolir. polite tetrinfor tile Electors) ." to a lunch. wihichl Lcosl.thehlonioltali e iermber nuai'ly' 200,' unless the'" ti? irly' wivil?dlmit ofl adeduction of 150.'" Spit' ia?y exagerate, bit this is an exa geration borderiig, to say lthe least ofit, upon falsehood. You aire proud of tlhe dinner the Yassites gave MrF; Mir'ray: his five ears'. service in the Council fully eialiided it. 1 When Dr. Ni holsoi n proVts -io be a good ?iai~lun' ' true, to the ...
Police Incidents. TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 26. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 30 September 1848
T DIi, k :~~~ i G. Before P. MAIanTdun;, J.P., ';IEsUr.. ?vfoTOTO S tontIE, J.., andJ. CUIssoLsI,:J;P. : ASSAULT AND INsuLT.-Mr. Robert Patterson of Chatsbury, appeared to answer a charge iof assault preferred against him by his hired servant James Ililey. The complainlit displsyed a great deal of slkill in the science of "' beating about the bush," and it was with considerable difficulty that-the ma gistrates succeeded in keeping him to evidence touching the charge preferred. His' statement was in substance as follows: Ou the ifito instant,. iMr. P-atterson came home about 8 o'clock in the evening, or. rantler 8 o'clock at night; I took his horse from him, it is a bay horse wvihL .two white.feet; a star in the forehead; and I think some saddle marks.--' :I lit the:lamp--it w.asa stable lanthorn, :nud Mr. Patterson bought itin,.Goulbirrii;at Greeu's, .the tin-man, two months come. nextW.ednesday.week and the candle in ;it I can iswenr'I pt in tliat morning; bdt it was only a piece w...
TRIAL OF BRYAN FOR THE MURDER OF ELIZA NEILSON. MAITLAND COURT CIRCUIT.—FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER, 15, 1848. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 30 September 1848
TRIAL OF BRYAN FOR THE MURDER OF ELIZA NEILSON. AI I.ANDCCOUPT o IROUIT.--FrIDAY, SEPTEuM. BEn, l1, 1818. [Before His Hoikon Mn. JusTice DOKENSO;N.j PaTniote BaYAN was itilieted for having on the 29tli December, 1847, at Irish Town Road, felo niously assaulted Eliza Neilson, alnd for having with both hands and feet casther on the ground, and by stichcasting against the ground,.and by striking aniid beating her with his hands and feet while she was lying on the ground, infloicted aer tain mortal wounds and bruises on the front of her head, whereot she did instantly die, and thus he did feldniously kill and murder the said Eliza Neilson. There were six counts in the iridictment, the first as above; the second charg ing the womunds as inflicted by siitrking and beat ing with the hliands and feet; thie third, by east ig her 'agaiilst the ground; the furtlh? by certaini stones held in both his hands,.atd cast and thrown on her; the lifth, by a eertain stick held in both his hands;- andt ...
PUBLIC LIBRARY. To the Editor of the Goulburn Herald. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 30 September 1848
PUBLIC LIBRARY. To the Editor of the Goulburn Herald. Sin,--In reference to an article which ap peared in your last issue, I think the writer should have made honorable mention of an in dividual iu this town, who, ill a praiseworthy mnallnner, and at considerable expeunse, has en deavoured to supply the public with a fund of reading. WVithout tihe efforts of individuals the townspeople would often stuff'er from the want of necessary conveniences; and when the enterprise :of pa ties is evinced at considerable hazard to themnselves, it should meet with liberal encou* ragement. Mr. Joseph Collius, altlhough not possessing AL, the standard works in the language, has a very fair selection of books on various subjects, and to which, I have no doubt, will be added all the new publications, if he is supported iu his, tb this town, novel enterprize. : I am, Sir, Yours, &e,, A READER. Goulburn, September 25.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 30 September 1848
PUBLIC NOTICE. DVERT[SERS are informed thlat this Paper, being now firmly established and extensively circulated throughout the districts of YAss, GUNNING, QUEANBEYAN, BLAIDWOOD, GUNDAGAI, BUN GENDORE, I3EIRRITMA, MARULAN, LAKE GEORGE, &C., &C., it will be found particularly advanta geous to Advertisers, as no other opportunity exists of giving such extensive publicity to their wants and wishes, as tflit of insertion in the "C GOULBURN HERALD." 2ubscribers' Names and Adver tisements will be received at tihe Printing Office, Auburn - street, Goulburn, and by the following Agents : SYDNEY ......Mr..1. EDwARus,. Bookseller, .:.:(late 1Magee) Pitt-street, . near Hunter:street, QUEANBEYAN .Mi. S NUTTEIr?. .. J1U1GONIA..... Mr 'TI'nlM?nLE. BEnRIlMA..... Mr .NoLr. CHAPMAN. YASS. .. ...'...: M;Ril'lM3LYON, .C l.Constable. GUNDAGAI .... Mr. SInpsoN, Inn-keeper. BIRbAlDWOOD, ,.Mr. WILLIayS, Storekeeper. LAKE GEORGE, Mr..Sam. OCnowTum?. . MARULAN, .... Mr. FUtLLiAMES. BUNGENDOR...
HOW ARE OUR CHILDREN TO BE EDUCATED? [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 30 September 1848
HOW ARE OUR CHILDREN TO BE EDUCATED? IT is a common observation, therefore likely to be true, that questions which are the most desirable that 'fi?ahkiind should agree upon, are thliose whiclh are the most fruitful ofT disputes. -, .?ie ofbt repeated question-How are our hillid ren to be educated ? has been discussed with bitter acrimcndy, and it isconfessedly o."i of the deepest imipoitance to :thie colony, involving its future moral arld intellectual " well- beiiig,' and we beliee ultimatelyl its material welfaie.:: :Without education or. what is nearily as had, an edncation of a veiry low stand ard, all dtie- advanta'ges the rising gene 'ration would deriive rornm tlie absence of mnost of0t lithegal aid sociial i ncu m br rices :w:hichl oppress aiid iii pede thlie progress ofithe old-.comntimnitiesf' Europe will be lost to theh'. As a people thl Colonists must deteriorate :if the rising generation :aieallowed to grW.up wild .in the -vil derness, and untauglht as the E nuo as is i...
"PALMAM QUI MERUIT FERAT." [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 30 September 1848
' PAT.AM.I Ql .MERUIT P?.EiAT.' ,0 AN Eanr"bis task is no joke. As pub. lication day comes round the reader is looking for his quantumof news, and politicianis may: be seen to snatch, with ardour, thle broadsheet of'iifbrmation put of the hanlds of: tihe rtinner, eaier to see the last bolt that tile editorial Vulcan has forgedl, to strike terror and death at his political opponent. To all appearance every tlhing in a paper is written, con cocted, or extracted, in a moment: that the only operation is to seize a pen, and all is done. - Little does the world reflect what a continual draining there is upon the mind and ingenuity of the newspaper writer: how much unwearying attentiod he must bestow to the requirements of the public-with what watchfulness he must observe every movement of the many classes that form the governing mass, and repress with well-timed stric tures the tyranny of one portion, and the insubordination of the other. Many unthinking persons consider that an editor, o...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 7 October 1848
TERMS.- Eight Shillings and Sixpence .pcr quarter-if paid in advance, Seven Shillings and Sixpence per quariter,. SNo receipt is genuine except on yellow p. per and signed by the proprietor, WVLLc.sA 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 inserted,:j will be continued until countermanded and charged to the parties concerhed. No verbal communication can be attended to and all letters must be post-paid, or they will not be taken in. The quarter's cud on 31st March, 30tli June 23rd September and 23rd December, at which periods only can Subscribers decline by giv. ing notice and paying the amount due to the end of the current quurter. Edited, printed, and published by WILLIAi, JONES, (sole proprietor), at the Printinig Ofilce, Auburn street, Goulburao.
WEIGHTS AND MEASURES. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 7 October 1848
WEfGHT AND ES:U . Tii tEE .is a certain Act of Council (3. Win. iv. No. 4) which was passed for establishing weights a;ld teasures, and pireventing the use of stich as ai. failse and deficient. It receiired the Gove nG e or's assent six years since, has been at no time limited-'inits opieirations to iany particular districth in .tihecouuitiry,. aindl yet, to all intents and purposes the peo pie of G.oulburn have been deprived: of' the benefits arising out of its provisions. The 5th Section enjoins that, as soon as conveniently may be, after the comn: mencement of the Act, &c , (ihe first dclay of March 1833,) the Justices in their respective Petty Sessions, and any siiglej Justice of the Peace where there shall be no Petty Sessions appointed to; be held, shall, and they are respectively directed to appoint one or more person or persons in their respective districts, who shall have the power to examine the bslances, weizhts and measures, within their respective districts and ...
CHINESE EMIGRATION. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 7 October 1848
CHINESE EMIGRAPION TiE laboini mar lket hasbeen reinforced this`. eek y; the arrival." ? a com ere rial adentuire of Capt Ispw asse s in the .barque Nimrod f-rorn Ano' J I?co n?istes .of onelund ied and ? t?iwenty Chinamien; whoe airdiiid ited seirvrani of the, commauieer, and who, will be hlired to any persoin willing to' enter. iito a contract, upon payment of freighlt and expenses.J;f We much dislike this copper-colored, anti. Christi i- emigration :There is, a sucieent mi:ture. of c:eeds and;countries in thlis colobniy imiported at the expense of iesidetts, iithout itirot lucii ir iany fui milr varie' t y The active -opera?ions that are going on at hoime for aniextensive emigration a're lily l to be mtemitimllym-ffected should such mee- as t he iiresri :be 'resorted to for the supply of labori ad ;.we woiuild recommnnenid all those wh.o .desire to see this conitry peopled ili lit thie virtuous atnd- enlihtened reduiolnt polpulationi tof. the. . thriee - kingdo ,, ii hristians an...