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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Inquirer — 26 May 1841
SALES BY AUCTION. SALE AT PERTH. TO BE SOLD~BY AUCTION, BY MESSRS. L. fc W.SAMSON, At the premises of the iate Bank of Western Australia, Perth, on Wednesday, the 2d of June next, at 2 o'clock, rpHE interest of the Bank of Western Aus _1_ tralia in the premises where their business has been carried on. Also, — The furniture, iron safes, stationery, &e., fcc, &c, belonging to the Bank. Further particulars may be known on applica tion to Mr. MacDermott. SALE AT PERTH. TO BE SOLD~BY AUCTION, BY MESSRS. L.&W. SAMSON, At their Auction Rooms, Perth, on Wednesday, 9th June, at 12 o'clock precisely, rTlHE effects of the late John Lewis, Esq., .1 deceased, consisting of Furniture of the most fashionable and best de scription, quite new , Plate of the most modern and chaste work Services of china Glass and crockery Kitchen utensils, &c, &c. Saddlery Wines — Port, sherry, and Madeira, of choice quality Bottled ale and stout A quarter cask of very choice ...
ANSWER TO THE CHARADE. [Newspaper Article] — Inquirer — 26 May 1841
ANSWER TO THE CHARADE. The following has been sent to us by a well known character, in answer to the charade published last week. We congratulate the illus trious perruquier on tho versatility of his talents : Mb.'*L.,' — The Charade which you published last week I will try to unriddle. It is not your qarb, or Your arm, or your leg, or your eyes, or your cheek ; But I'm sure 'tis your hair. I am yours, 'JOHN THE BARBER.'
SHEEP. [Newspaper Article] — Inquirer — 26 May 1841
SHEEP. 'Shbrp have gol-ten feet, o«d whorrver the print «( them ap pears, the soil is turned into gold.'— Submsu I'rovf.iib. The following observations, which it is hoped may prove acceptable to the farmer, are from an excellent little treatise on the sheep by Black lock, of Dumfries. The mode of treatment for the two Jiost common diseases, foot-rot and scab, is, it will be perceived, different to that given by some authors; the judicious farmer will choose between them : — ' They have received the name of Merino from a peculiar buff or reddish hue of the countenance, and are supposed to have come originally from Africa ; at least Marcus Columella, having seen a strange variety from that country exhibited tit Rome, during some public games of shows, took them to his farm, and having crossed them with the breeds of Tarentuin, sent the offspring to Spain. There they throve remarkably, attracting the attention of other nations, to whom they were from time to time exported, and at prese...
MISCELIANEOUS. [Newspaper Article] — Inquirer — 26 May 1841
MISCELLANEOUS. M. Dagtierre. — [From an unknown corre spondent.] — It may be interesting to the readers of the Athenmim. to learn that M. Daguerre be lieves himself to be on the eve of completing an importautiiuprovpjnentin-photogenic delineation; he expects to be able to produce instantaneously the effect hitherto resulting from the action of solar light, during a certain period, on the pre pared plates; and thus to have the means of obtaining as accurate pictures of moving objects, as have as yet been given of still objects only. If M. Daguerre's anticipations be realised to the extent which he has stated, the value of his process will be greatly increased, although the faithful pictures taken in this way will not produce the ' same impression on the sense of sight, as the moving objects themselves do, ami may therefore disappoint expectation. — Atfienawn:
ON PREVENTING SMUT IN WHEAT. [Newspaper Article] — Inquirer — 26 May 1841
ON PREVENTING SMUT IN WHEAT. (From the Mark Lane Express.) Sin, — I observe, from the letters of several of your correspondents, that the preparation of seed wheat, so as to prevent smut, is an object which excites iMich attention at the present time. During the muny years of experience I have had, I have found lime and water, judiciously applied, to be quite strong enough for the cure, and stronger applications often injurious. I have never suffered loss on account of smut, and my rule is, to mix (the day before sowing) the seed wheat with quick caustic lime, and watering it afterwards, letting it lie on floor until next morning 12 inches thick, and next morning moistened before put oui into bags. It is important to mix wheat and lime dry, that the lirne may find its way into the tufts and crevices of the wheat. — Yours respectfully. Noiiinykam, Se}-t. 8, 1840. Brandy and Salt. — A small tract has been published by W. Lee, Esq., of Leeds, on the ex c jllent properties of brandy and...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Inquirer — 26 May 1841
BANK OF AUSTRALASIA. INCORPORATED BY ROYAL CHARTER. IT is hereby notified, for general information, that, for the present, there will be two dis count-days in each week — namely, Tuesdays and Fridays ; but all Bills for that purpose must be left at' the Bank on the previous day. M. MACDERMOTT. Manager pro tern. Perth, May 7, 1841. BANK OF AUSTRALASIA. INCORPORATED BY ROYAL CHARTER. IT is hereby notified, for general information, that in consequence of the demise of John Lewis, Esq., late Manager, and in conformity with a resolution passed at a Board of Directors held at Perth on the 5th instant, Mr. MacDer mott has succeeded to the duties of Manager of this Branch of the Bank of Australasia, and Mr. Taylor those of Accountant, until the pleasure of the Court of Directors shall be known. M. MACDERMOTT, Manager, pro tern. Perth, May 7. WESTERN AUSTRALIAN JOINT STOCK BANK. nnHE subscribers for shares in this Bank are JL requested to pay into the hands of G. F. Stone, Esq., Treasurer (p...
POISONOUS PLANT. [Newspaper Article] — Inquirer — 26 May 1841
POISONOUS PLANT. The Committee appointed by the Agricultural Society to inquire into the effects of certain le guminous plants upon animal life, has made a re port of the different experiments resorted to, which will be found below. Fiom the various conflicting opinions we have heard on the subject, and from a knowledge of the fact that tlic sus pected plant belonged to a tribe, which in all parts of the world has been proved to be not only * innocuous, but good and wholesome food, we hail been led to hope that the experiments of the Com mittee would have demonstrated that the plant was not of a poisonous nature. But however un willing persons may be to confess it, the experi ments detailed below appear to us to be conclu sive as to the deadly qualities of the plant, and any longer to dispute its poisonous nature would be arguing against facts. We leave it to botanists to reconcile the singular exception which this plant affords to the general rule ; many of the productions of this ...
LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. Thursday, May 20, 1841. [Newspaper Article] — Inquirer — 26 May 1841
LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. Thursday, May 20, 1841. His Excellency laid on the table various papers, and was proceeding to the order of the day, when G. Leake, Esq., rose and addressed the Council as follows : — In pursuance of the notice which 1 have given, I now crave the attention of the*Conncil to the several papevs laid on the table. They consist of the Blue Book ; returns of lands granted on terms of occupancy; lands surrendered ; of those resumed by the crown j and of purchases by re mission certificates ; — the quantity at present held in fee simple, aud the quantily remaining on which deeds in fee simple have not been iesued. The returns likewise com prise a copy of the ' Correspondence relative to the Colonial Land and Emigration Board' ordered to be printed by the House of Commons 8th August, 1840. From the various subjects comprised iu these papers, I will select more par ticularly that part of the last-mentioned document which relates to this colony, alluding to the former as ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Inquirer — 2 June 1841
NOTICE. THE Meeting of the Committee of the Aei (cultural Society advertised to meet at Dcveni&h's Hotel, Guil'ifori],. on Friday next, the 4th instant, is postponed until further notice. J.HARRIS, Secretary. MR. F. C. COFFIN hereby notifies that be is about to leave the colony.
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Inquirer — 2 June 1841
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. Arrived. — On the 25th ult., the Tninforc, Coulton, master, from Sydney and Lauitccstcm. Cargo, sugar, and sundries. On Sunday last, the Vizcn, from Javn. (.'arpo, supnr, BUfrnrcuiidy^TnoIastipi!, coffee, rice, spices, 4 cheats tea, blue End black cloth, scliiecluin, &c, &c.
WAYS AND MEANS [Newspaper Article] — Inquirer — 2 June 1841
WAYS AND MEANS For the Civil Service of the Government of Western Australia, together with the proposed Expenditure for the year ending 31«£ March, 1843. Probable balance in Treasurer's hands on the com- \ „ Q7O lq « mencement of the year, say 1st April, 1842 ? J * *'* lo ° Probable amount of Revenue during the year as per an- - 8,035 0 0 nexed statement (A) ? . ? ) Total ? £9,007 13 3 Proposed expenditure as per annexed statement (B) .... 8,946 12 6 Probable balance on 1st April, 1843 ? £ 61 0 9 A Estimate of probable amount of Revenue for the year ending 3 f arch 31 , 1843 REGULAR REVENUE. £, S d. £ S. d. Duty on Imported Spirits ? 4,500 0 0 Ditto on ' Wines ? 300 0 0 Ditto on ' Tobacco ? 250 0 0 Ditto on goods 6old by Auction ? 500 0 0 Licenses to retail Spirit!?, &c ? GOO 0 0 Ditto to sell by Auction ? 150 0 0 Ditto to Practise in Civil Court ? 10 0 0 Fees of Office ? 650 0 0 Rent on Spirits in Bond ? 150 0 0 Postages ? ? ? 100 0 0 ? 7,210 0 0 INCIDENTAL. Sales of Crown ...
FINANCIAL STATEMENT OF THE COLONY OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA. [Newspaper Article] — Inquirer — 2 June 1841
FINANCIAL STATEMENT OF THE COLONY OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA. General Statement of the Receipts and Expenditure of the Government of Western Australia for tlie Financial Year commencing on tlie 1st of April, 1840, and ending on the dlst March, 1841. Receipts. Amount. Total. £ s. d. £ s. d. Balance in Treasury on the 1st April, ) oaqk i i 1840 ? J ' y Arrears, being the amount of Revenue^ received at Albany before the close * q^ n -i of the preceding jrear, as per state- ? ment annexed No. 1 ? , . j ? 4,367 3 2 Revenue realised during the year end- \ ing 31st March, 1841, as perj- 9,709 12 4 statement annexed No. 2 ? ) Repayments on account of errors in } O 1 -' 1 0 accounts ? ) } 14,077 11 4 EXPENDITURE. Arrear payments, forming the Liabi-'\ lities of the year ending 31st of^ i 143 4. 7 March, 1840, as per annexed state- ( ' ment No. 3 ? ) Payments connected with the year} ending 31st of March, 1841, as per I 7,709 17 0 annexed statement No. 4 ? ) ? 8,853 1 7 Balance in Treasury on 1st Ap...
COMPARATIVE STATEMENT BETWEEN THE EXPENDITURE AND THE ESTIMATES OF THE YEAR. [Newspaper Article] — Inquirer — 2 June 1841
COMPARATIVE STATEMENT BETWEEN THE EXPENDITURE AND THE ESTIMATES OF THE YEAR. Total amount Amount of Expenditure ...... of Expenditure Amount Amount 8ALARIES- Estimates. exclusive of Liabilities. £nd overdrawn, underdrawn. Arrears. Liabilities. £. s. d. £. s. d. £. s. d. £. s. d. £. s. d. £. s. d Treasurer ? 45 12 6 45 12 6 45 12 6 Registrar of Deeds ? 100 100 100 Superintendent of Public Works ? 100 100 100 Clerk Colonial Secretary's Office .... 75 75 75 Assistant Surveyors and Clerk ? 515 489 13 8 489 13 8 25 6 4 Collector of Revenue ? 200 200 200 Sub-Collector Fremantle ? 50 50 50 Government Resident Leschenault .... 50 20 2 2 12 10 0 32 12 2 17 7 1C Do. Kojonup ? 50 50 Tidewaiter, Fremantle ? 100 100 100 Do. Leschenault ? 16 13 4 16 13 4 16 13 4 Do. Perth ? 25 25 25 Do. Albany, ? 25 20 16 8 4 3 4 25 Harbour Master, Fremantle ? 100 88 4 10 25 113 4 10 13 4 10 Do. Albany ? 100 75 25 100 Postmaster, Perth ? 50 50 50 Do. Fremantle ? 50 50 50 Do. Guildford ? 15 13 15 0 13 15 0 15 0 Do...
CORRESPONDENCE To the Editor of the " Inquirer." [Newspaper Article] — Inquirer — 2 June 1841
COffSESPOXDEXck To the Editor of the ' Inquirer.' %iHj — As one of the projectors of the intended Western .Australian Bank, und anxipus therefore for its support by every legitimate means, I hasten to request the insertion jn your next paper of the following remarks, which I hope trill be found to contain a sufficient antidote against the erroneous statements published in the Perth Gazette of the 20th ultimo. It is with extreme reluctance that I intrude myself upon four columns, but lest any one, ucting on a yaibleU and imperfect statement, or from au ungrounded apprehension of liability, should ab6(ain from becomiug a partner in the projected Dank, I feel it incumbent on me to lay before the public a concise but, I trust, a correcUiiew of the pro visions of our Colonial Bank Act, and at the same time to 6tate what I humbly conceive to be the law relative to the liability of slmrelioldeis in public companies, as far ae the present object may require. Our Bank Act (8th Win. 4th, No. ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Inquirer — 2 June 1841
TO THE SHAREHOLDERS OF THE WEST ERN A USTRALILN JOINT-STOCK BANK. S^i ENTLEMEN,— At the suggestion of se VJT vetal friends who have interested them selves in the formation and establishment of the Western Australian Bank, 1 beg leave to offer myself as a Candidate for the Appointment of Managing Cashier. Should I be favoured with your approval, I propose as early as possible to increase the n uuiber of my shares to One hundred ; and you may rely on my best attention to the in terests and business of the Bank. I remain, Gentlemen, Your obedient servant, R. WELLS. Perth, May 17, 1841. Tu THE SHAREHOLDERS OF THE WEST ERN A USTRALIA N JOINT-STOCK BANK. /^\ ENTLEMEN,— The Provisional Coromit \JM tee having notified by public advertisement, under date of the 17th instant, the commence ment of this Bank, I take the earliest opportunity of addressing you, offering myself to your consi deration as a Candidate lor the office of Cashier to the Establishment, — respectfully soliciting your vote...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Inquirer — 2 June 1841
SALES BY AUCTION. TO BE SOLD°BY AUCTION, BV MESSRS. L. & \V. SAMSON, On TUESDAY, 15th June, at their rooms, Perth, at 1 o'clock precisely, FINE American flour, Westphalia hams, loaf sugar, very superior Cognac brandy, stout calico (sheeting), prints (newest patterns), gimibroon, Russia duck, fryingpans, gridirons, ladies'' work boxes, prime Irish mess pork, Welsh flannel, ladies' white and fancy silk hose, and a few pair superior blankets. SALE AT PERTH. TO BE SOLD~BY AUCTION, BY MESSRS. L. & W. SAMSON, At their Auction Rooms, Perth, on Wednesday, 9th June, at 12 o'clock precisely, rilHE effects of the late John Lewis, Esq., -I deceased, consisting of Wearing apparel, quite new. Furniture of the most fashionable and best de scription, quite new Plate of the most modern and chaste work Services of china Glass and crockery Kitchen utensils, &c, &c. Saddlery Wines — Port, sherry, and Madeira, of choice quality Bottled ale and stout A quarter cask of very...
THE INQUIRER. WEDNESDAY, JUNE 2, 1841. [Newspaper Article] — Inquirer — 2 June 1841
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 2, 1841. We this day publish tho ways and means for tluj Civil Service, together with the proposed ex penditure for the year ending March 1^43; also s (fcncral statement ol'the reeeijitsund expenditure of the government lor the year lust past, both of which were brought forward by His Excellency in Council on Thursday last. Both these docu ments are very carefully prepared, and in the clear way in vvhroh tlie several items are explained, as well as in the manner of getting up, present signs of improvement highly creditable to every per ton concerned. We shall not give any detailed report ofthe debate, but shall present in the form of adigest the sum of what occurred, with such re marks of our own as occasion shall call for. The Ftateraent relative to the past year requires ro comment, but the estimates of the probable amount of revenue, and of proposed expenditure, for the year ending March, 1843, suggest them selves for notice. It seemed to be the opinion of the Cou...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Inquirer — 9 June 1841
SHIP TRVSTT. fi[f§3£ A ^ Persons having goods in the ijfioJjMfr -^*- above vessel are requested to ^OBJij^Ii aPP^ ^or ^e nece8sat'y order, as the -JVTF' J1ilta» utmost despatch is being used in her delivery* Frederick Mangles & Co., Francisco's, Fremantle.
MAILS NOW OPEN. [Newspaper Article] — Inquirer — 9 June 1841
MAILS NOW OPEN. England, per Champion, via India — Ship and pverland mails will continue open until further notice. King George's Sound, Adelaide, Van Die men's Land, and Sydney, will close at 12 o'clock on Saturday next, the 12th instant. Leschenault, per Vixen, at 4 o'clock on Fri day, the 11th instant.
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Inquirer — 9 June 1841
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. Arrivals. — On the 29th ultimo, the Vixen, Curtis, master, from Sourabaya. General cargo. On the 31st ultimo, the Trusty, J. Elsdon, master, from London. — Passengers, Mr. and Mrs. Stringerand two children, Mr. Hazlewood, Mi\ Ray, and Mr. Pearce. Steerage — Thorpe and wife, Wood and child, McKard, W. B. Roberts, Kay and child. Davenport, and Wm. Slade. On the 4th instant, the Kibnaurs, J. Smith, master, from Port Phillip. — Passengers, Mr. and Mrs. CIark.«on, and Mr. Wollaeton. Steer age, Neil McCormick, A. Watchorn, Henry Iiaigh, J. Cummins, and Helen Hagnr. Lying in Gage's Roads, Owen's Anchorage, and Cockburn Sound. — The William, Henry, Champ-ion, Union, Trueluve, Heroine, Vixen, Trust;/, Kihnaurs, and Venus cutter. Imports per 'Trusty' from London. Five casks, B. Smith ; 2 packages, S. Moore; 4 ton butts bread, and (59 packages butts, D. Scott ; 71 cases and 60 casks, to order ; 25 barrels pork, 20 firkins, G. Nash ; 1 case, M. MacDer mott; 1 case, Peter ...