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MELBOURNE SHIPPING. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 27 March 1841
MiRLBOdtRNE SIIIPPING&lt;. ARRIVALS, March 19.-Christina, Birkenghqw, from Sydney. t'aR engrrs- terSars Ca vpttoh~ , Cntt'eil. i-.ce, Mr 'Bik..n ahqw. anArd Master Mantton, 30 in the. Steerttr e._. I ' 0.-S*neapore. buarque, Hamilton. fro nt Corner Inlet. fana~ ng.rs- Mr. 11 dtkett, Dr Stewart, and Sir O~rr. 2c2.Uiveiy; cuttPr,' from PortItnd Ray. Pustatpojers--MIessri Fen;n. Ja rri2. and White, six i; Ithe steerage-honund for I;qanr;cstotm. '22.--letniy.. brig, To.hv. from niun; Cestort.' Pssenger-M1r Collard,'sixteen in the steerage. DEPARTURIIES. Slnrch 19 -hirnthers. M'K'ittve. fir Hobart Townt. Pasenger--'l r Codl..el .Jewess, Crew. for jývdnoy. Pati.ell gvrs--eMsrF Cohen. I)algetty. lo.ris. Ut; win andi Ketittie d , 1 sit rift-* steerage. Ilnaon, Voita, for L.ktnteetot. Atttne. Simi non," for Sydntey. Paul Pry. - ingrn for -Laumncrstý)nn Pa.rttr;ers-b1iss hlowe, 'eesrs Ban hbory. Solomon. llawiito', Arthur, '& tunnlr, tWo i'i n ftp s;'erage. 2l.-L(ves.;of1, .Ir...
VESSELS IN HARBOUR DURING THE WEEK. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 27 March 1841
VE'SSELS IN HAItBOUO R DURING- TIIS 'WEEK. platina, barque. 320 tons. Chircbly maa tel, Janmes Cain. utod P. \V.Velh & Co. agents; At Point I-enzy;' loidiiig with wool, Sorrates. barqtle, -Ruffle, mtaster, oppo. site the Jetty, loading with wool for London. Jean. brig. Clarke mtaster, at Point Henry, lhadittg w'itlt wool. Brothers, br:g, M'Kenzie master, at the whlarf, disclharging. nGovPrnor La Trotbe, cutter. SDevonshire, schooner. SA lice. rutter Midge, cutter Tasman, cutter Luev, cutter Boujab Middeu, schlr. Flinders cutter"
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 27 March 1841
IT is ordered that a Criminal Ses sions and General Goal delivery of the Supreme Court for the Dist ict of Port Phillip be holden at the Court House, kting-street, in the town of Melbourne, on Monday the twelfth day of April next; at which all liarties concerned are retque;ted to give their attenda,,ce. Dated theo 28th day of Mauicl, A.D. 1841. (Signed) JOHN W.tLPOYLE WILLIS, Reideunt Judge. NO I CEr TIHEREAS GeoRGE TAYLOlt and l'ATrtICK~ LENNoI lIhav absco1n. ded fromt our service, being under written engagement, settlers antd others are hereby cauultioned against einploy ing them, as warrant+ will be taken out for their apprehension. M'MILLAN & WILSON; Wardie Y allock, March 4. To Parents and Guardians. MISS FULLOON begs leave &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; to inform the inhabitants of Geelong and its vicinity, that it is her intention to open a DAY SCHOOL for Young Ladies. The course of tuition will consist of Reading, Writing, Spell- ing, Ari...
SHIP NEWS. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 27 March 1841
SHIP NEWS. - ARRIVALS. 20- JEAN, brig, 133 tons, Clarke master. &nbsp; from Melbourne, to fill up with wool. 20-MIDGE. cutter, from Melbourne, on an exploring cruise. (For passengers, see Local Intelligence.) March 20,-BOULAH MAIDEN, Vesey master, From Melbourne. Passengers - William Cleare, William Milro. Cargo - 4 cases pickle's 3 boxes cheese, 2 bags rice 3 sacks rice 1 bag coffee 1 box ralsins 1 bale cotton 1 can oil 1 cask slops 2 kegs nails 1 trunk 1 roll lead 1 parcel Mr Cham-. plan ; 10 casks ale 30 casks stout Mr J. Mack; 1 bag sugar 3 bags rice 1 chest tea 35 cedar boards Mr Marr : 5 cases champagne 10 casks stout Mr Bolger : 6 boxes candles I bale blankets 12 cases pickles I case slops 1 case prints ; Mr Grey : 1 sack bran 2 bags flour 1 hogshead Mad- deira I chest tea 20lb tobacco Mr Fenwick 1 hhd wine 1 box soap 1 hhd rum 1 tin. sperm oil 4 hhd stout Mr Griffin ; I bag sugar 1 ton flour 1 chest tea Mr Somerville &nbsp; 10 barrels flour Strachan &...
ESCAPE OF MUMBOWRAN. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 27 March 1841
ESCAPE OF MUMBOWRAN. We always felt a sort of presenti- ment that Mumbowran's affair would end as it commenced, and as it has been carried on. It appeared to us a moral impossibility for any one bearing the brand of " government" to manage such matters as they ought to be managed. Such a phe- nomenon has never yet occurred, and probabilities were strongly in &nbsp; favor of the result. It appears that when the cutter Governor La Trobe was within one mile of Melbourne, on the night of Friday the 19th instant, Mumbowran under some pretext obtained leave to come upon. deck. He had been heavily ironed, and in order to get him on deck, one hand had to be set at liberty. Watching his oppor- tunity, he glided over the side so swiftly and silently, that no trace of him was afterwards seen, although the boat was instantly manned and strict search made. It is even doubtful whither the weight of his irons draeged him at once to the bottom, or if he managed to reach the shore by the use...
MARKETS. MELBOURNE. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 3 April 1841
1%IA'ELK'ETS. MELBOURNE. MELIIOURNE PILICEE CUItIIENT.-PIF]OUr first; £30 to £31 plr itoti, second £28 thiird £20 ;'"ilil3d 'per root, cedar logs 4d. to 5d.: tlealis 98d.; shintgles per thousaRlid"l'. 1'5, "to £2 Os.'; tea hysonskin £12t o1i4, per chest; potatoes £14 to £16 per ton; maize, 3i to 5s. per bushel; oaits 7s to 8s 6d per buphel..
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 3 April 1841
Police Oftice, South Corio, 2.cd April, 1841. Tenders Required. SENDER$S will be received at this Semce, from persons willihig to ,fraw Soone, of not lr-s'? than 8 cwt. each, with bullock. te'mt, from .the Quarry to the Jetty at Corio Bay. Etch Tender must state the number of lond. they cnn deliver per diem, and the price per loaId. By order of .... its tloNoitTEn SUPERINtTENDENT ror Lauinceito : . ,The reP~ulan trad;r cliopera brig WZITlAtE HUGHES, ;I. Culberston commander, willsail.for in a few days, she is admiruably a dapted for stock, and has ,spledtlid nccommodatio, for passengers... For freight or pasnge apply to P. W, WELSH & CO. Agents. * & UP~PA1MDl PLEUM3R, PAZITTE3R, AND -GL'A.Z-ZE?R, R ESPEC'IFU LLY informs the Gentry amid Public in general ofGeelong and Corio. that he has com menced business in the above line, and trusts, by nemployig good workmen, and keeping the best materits, to obtain a share of public patronage. WRITING~ , GRIAINING, AND rnatrncnta...
CURE OF A SNAKE'S BITE. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 3 April 1841
CuriB-- OF A SN iWI??O's -n~1r . O: 0n Nionday, the 4th iiutant, while a ser trint of i'tlchael Byrnue w;'s ,priployed i,, cleaning tobacco,- lee was --hit ..by..a snake.uof the nmoest dengerous kind (the br.wnsnakel). :*iHe dll not pe'rceivt the reptile till it hadt bliten hi;m when it wasr menking a seco;.l attack hle cuti it in twvo with the hoe '.ite ihn rin to his' hut, and a: m~ei' proce'ledl with all speed to his master. Theh leter' cine immlediately, in compa ywith a Irienit, with whose assistaice he di rectly ..ct: out 'ithi piece, whei Mr lByrnes, greatly tohliis praise, anpplied hl:s miouth to .uck the venom froin the wtound.i Thet man appeared to bi in great agony, '?weatiig to excess, and niiisit.have eufflTred ietvitable de?lath, hiut, thrceegh the pronmpt atfendiatce atd hnmanit v of his master, he Is tow ii ,? lair way of recovering. It in hoped tbe eixample of Mr Byrnes will be followed in simlar ciiri-e 4p r~sadi'fg in lthe bush when melical ,aid c,"anot he immedia...
AUSTRIAN NOBILITY. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 3 April 1841
AUSTRIAN NODILITY. From"~all I can see and learn, (says Lord DuHley,). 1 am inclined to believe ihat the highest class of people here (I speak now of the men) are very low in point of knowledge and understanding. Thelly rPcei? a detestable education, generally at hotme, from a F.rench Abbe. Indeed education is ini geeoral by no means properly attended to. It is siid to be best in the Military College ; where. at any rate, they learn some mathematics. A great nobleman •here is in general a dull, ill-informed, and very debauched person ; which is all natural enough, considering his wealtlh, his want of a career of honourable ambition, and his dignity1 which enables· him to trample with impunity upon;" those decencies which are held indispensable in a better regulated society. 'Theo.i?imdn. seem to di serve the clihracter they enjoy all over Eirope, of being far superior to the men; I iniderstantld, for instance, that Priiice Metterich's daughter, who was a year'nor two ago married to ...
THE MYSTERIOUS BEQUEST. AN ORIGINAL TALE. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 3 April 1841
THE MYSTERIOUS BEQUEST. AN OCIGINAL rALE, ,The Castello Novo,on the left bank of the Douro, was, at the beginning of the year 18335, a scene of extreme mill. tary disorder, from the incongruous niixture which made up the small army of Dom Pedro. The bravest officeris were associated with the filthiest rubbler, and even the native Portuguese gained b.ycomparison with the scarecrow met cenaries of England. The description of Sir John Falstaff's band will give the best idea of the motley horde:-" You would think that I had an hundred and fifty tattered prodigals lately come from awine-keeping, from eating draff and husks. A mad fellow met me on the way, and told me I had unloaded all the gibbets, and pressed the dead bodies. No eye hath seen such scare crows. I'll not march through Coventry with them.-that's' flat. Nay, and the villaiuns march wide betwixt the legs as if they had irons on, for indeed I had the most of them out of prisoun. There's but a shirt and a half in all my com pa...
VISITORS. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 3 April 1841
VISZTOUs, IRev. Mr T'horpe, J. Buchannan, Esq., C. WVilliams, Esq., Capt. Ross, I.N., J. lM'Kinzie, Esq., O. Gour lay, Esq.. T. HI. Power, Esq., - Fowler, Esq, W. Mortimer, Esq.. E. Allan, Esq., - Drummond, Eeq., A. Watt, Esq, G. B. Smythe ' Esq , J. Lee, Esq.
PORT NICHOLSON. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 3 April 1841
PORT NICHOLSON. When the Company purchased Port Nicholson not a l'.ur'pean was. residing here, nor had a-ve sel entenred ile harlbour, we 'bilieve;- f',r wnO. years': Siiie. theii 116'vvessels have' rntered, and I 12 vessels have sailed. There are about two -thousand fivr hundred Europeans, c!,iefly British subjects, and between one :and two hundred houses are erected, or in the course of being built. Th'le Colonists have been in possession of' land abo~,t four months, "und or a good title ahont. halt that ltime. T e circumnstances con:lderedl, we are convinceed every. candid person will admit that the set tlement has made rapid progress; and .promises well for the future. About eighteen thousand acres of country land are now at the deiposal of the proprietors, who have during the last twelve months became ac. quainted with the climate, and we ore sure miist feel convinced they can procred to the work 'of agricliture with advantage both to thetielves and to settleme:nt. PEch day" tu...
WHOLESALE. GRAIN, &c. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 3 April 1841
GRAIN, &c. Wheat, per bushel .., o o o.. oa a o Maize, pet bushel .. o 4 o.. a o o Oats, per bushel ... o' 6 o.. o i Barley, per bushel .. oo o.. a o o Flour, lirst, per ton .. 30 o 0..40 o o Second- ........ 24 o 0..30 o o 'Ihird .........:o. u o.;.o o o Hay, V.D.L, perton .-15 o o..18 o a BUILDING MATERIALS; Bricks, per thoisand.. 2 5 0.. 2 10 o Cedardeals, per foot. o o.. o o a Piue, per flot........ o o 6.. :o a 8 Hardwd boards, 100 ft. I 5 o..; 1 8 4 Shingles, per thousand 1 10: o.. 1 15 0 Batteus, per 100 feet.. I 5 0..i 1 7 o Paliug, broad, per 100 1 2 o.. 2 10 o Narrowditto....... 1 o o.. 1 15 o Nails, per lb. ........ o o 8.. o I -e. SPIRITS, TOBACCO, &c. Ale, in bottle, per doz. o IG o.. o 1s Portei, per dozen .. d iG o;. o 18 2 Brandy. per gallon .. 1 8 o.. 1 tO Gin, pergallon ...... 1 5 o.. I 10 0 Runt, pet gallon .... I oa a.. o ao Pott wine, per dozen. 2 a 0a.. 3 5a Sherry, perdoze, .... 2 o o.. 3 ao Negrohead Tobacco, lb. o 4 0. ao 5 :i Colonial ditio ...
ENGLAND. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 3 April 1841
ENGLAND. S .(FoM TiB"I tTaIUtT) By the -Neptune we havre: london iournrals to the lOTh nitd provincial papers.to the. 12,- Decembher,. inclu s1ve. Hei~ Majesty andl 'he ifinit Princt. Royal were both doiug weli; the iat(r It is said, as thrlv.ing wonderfully oct tilhe nuratin" of her august mnt h.r, who - haa, C'we hid s~liiot said -maa:'fully,). resolved to nurse the int-ni herself atidlresses of. coi.grat,,la!,on lp ...Hr: :Manjsy. ai*l the PIrince .!egeut,.were .?LY~IO I ri i .i l-i.Jtiln.- uuor," u-r o . .- - ri-ere W.as-l tt very little.alteratioui in the aspect of afiq]rs with Frace. Ministers still profelsed the. anlle pacific policy, bit the furrificatios and warlike prepara.ions ctnLnuicei hy M. Thiers were being carried on with equal vigoir Iy his succe;or. A scene, or rather series of scenes of angry recrimihaliour hid take. place in the Freich chimber of I)e!,utite, :e tweenhM. Thiers and M Guizit, the latter, however, seems firmly lixed an the administration. . General ...
Geelong Markets. RETAIL. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 3 April 1841
RE1ABzz.. Bread, perr4 lb. loaO £0 1 9to0o 0 0 Beet; per lb ........ o o G...o o 7 iMutton, per lb .... o o 5f..o o o Butter, I'resh, per lb. o 2 6.. o no 0 salt (colonial) .. o 2 6.. oo 0 Chleese(English) perlb o 2 o..o o Colonial ........ o 1 4.. oo o Eggs, pierdozen .... o 5 o.. o 6 Bacon. per lb. '..... o L 6..0 o o Potatoes, percwt. .. o 18 o.. I 0 9 I''ea, per lb, .... ..... o U o.; o 8 o Sugar,per lb ........ o o 4.. o0. 6 Mlilk, per quart ...... o o 6.. o. .o-- Soap, per lb. ........o-o?-0o-; o. o0 8 Coandles, mbould, per lb o b.lO..-'o -, "o
THE MAIL STOPPED! [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 3 April 1841
THE MAlL STOPPEDI (A formal order has been issued by the Sydney Government, to put a stop to the mail running between _Geelong and Melbourne. We are thus cut off from all communication with the rest of the world, so far as it is in the power of tho.g- oetien t to-out us off. - T?Ti~i was established at a time when there was not one-twentieth in Cotio. Sir t~ichard Bourke established a mail communication six hundred miles:in length, from Sydney to .Melbourne, when that place was smaller than Corio. What a con tZi'st is displayed by the present retrograde policy of Sir George Gipps! We understand the order has been construed into a complete interdiction of all communication by Post whether by land or sea. We CANNOT BELIEVE that such an atrocious attempt to strangle the youthful energies of Corio could have been intended by the Governor, base'in head and heart although we have reason to believe him to be. It is against his nature, entirely to abandon such a source of revenue Such, howe...
VAN DIEMENS LAND. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 3 April 1841
VAfN DiE1Y2ms LAND.T To a '-i-Esi IJE appeirs some what ii irge, t(hit lLthOiigh thle Cii us if If tihe colOiny "ihasheen taken. a d4 forwarded to hed quarterS for narly Iw0u Inlo,, th, l 4,I7iPclAL puhlleltdtionl h?s taken p!ace. HI-ov is this ;'i there ani thing 0o cnceal, or is t.i w hol( a lfilr a pjb guo sip Iti per order ? It \,would l ii" be the lirrt tiuie tlhat eviln i1 ce?llus 'as heenl maIde a joh of to als.wver political .Itpirpo.i', ias -thlose may retiiemih-r who re sidid in ,"ydney dirir g the goverfiorullip of General Rtalplh I)arling. 'iThus are the public left in' darknesa upon the subject of some of the n most iinportant statics whcli~could be published relative to the amotint of populatioii, free and bond, increase ,r decrease of dits,, religious denominatsonl, s, &C., &c.-- AlosT InMPOTA r·rT. -I rfrorir;iton lias reached or, on which we Can rely, thalint Captain Montague, whose return may hIe daily, expected, briggs with him thie authority to co...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 3 April 1841
STo Storekeepers & Others. lYE. LAZARUS (Of Melbourne,) B EGS to inform the public at large that he has just arrived with a general assortmnent of 1DZ33CHANDZ5H, consisting of Ladies' Uresses of every description Ladies' Boots & Shoes of great variety A few splendid Satin &. Velvet Bon , nets, Shawls, Sdart, &c.." ' Grentlemniti Clohiring .of ever'y de-i scription - Boots, Shlioes&c,. of the bestq??malijy Stockeepers' Clothing in great variety A few dozen pair of STProcKKEEIoERS BOOTS frols a firstrate London house. :. ALSO, Some of' the best Witney 'Blanketi~, London and lidia Hanlidkiirchiefs, Calico, Rugs, :&c;, &c.; &?.? too numerous to mention. N. B.-The Ladies and Gentlemen of Geelong are requested to inspect his varied stock Goods, at Mn. MaCE'S, COnzO, where he will receive orders, until the completion of hiis now about being erected As Mr L' receives his goods froin one of thdfirst _ond'n Hidses, he is enabled ...
CURIOSITIES TO BE SEEN AT CORIO. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 3 April 1841
CURIO ITIES 1'TO BE SEEN AT CORIO, A Post Olffice without any mail comrn munication. A Custom-house estabhlishment with out tile power of passing entries or clearances. A Court of Requests held nobody knows where and nobody knows when, until it be advertised in the Sydney OQlicial Gazette, three weeks alter it is all over. A Pound without a Poiandkeeper. A Township with two watch-houses and a court-house already built, and one in progress; without a Police Act, and olly one prisoner to fill all these prisons. A Border Police which remains fixed in the centre of the district, becease they'are equipped with saddles withou, bridles, carbines without" car?ifdg?, &o. &c. " The Bench"-a name usurlped hy one individual. A Crown Commissioner with a districi of tworrty miles ;'~i'hd a districi of two hundred 'ile llwi tholt a Coin iiissioner within itsboisiiarv...- 4, .. :n: rotctor, so c?tailed ;becaus?lhif'i a universal Aggressor. A Weharf, in course of erection, (i.e;· ;cr...