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MELBOURNE. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 3 April 1841
A I-IJT To THI SOIPPERas o CAr TLI.-W?e have been. requtested to n,,g.est to ship peps of caittle and stoCk oif every d scripuioi, thit the best piace in the pnrit fori this ioroos?e is at tlhe nortd end' of ? swn Spit Ioint.o A vesiel, it is said, can tlhere ride ?t aRchor clouse to the *hore, and cattle might eanily he driiver to thle pot frorim the listrict or beeloig. 'I'here i. plenty of good 'wnater 'to be obtiine'dl on tlie.spot by digging a few feet int; thu. sand near the sea The nchrage is good in three I'fathoms water, aldt the.place is w'ell suleltered from ihe south.wss: gales - Patriot. TuanM- -Mr Manton's new .stenamer, built at Mr ir.:K.eils: building yard, on the banks of the Yarra Yrrat, oPpousit
SYDNEY. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 3 April 1841
SYDNIY. Fine Flour, 21s. per 10011.' Se conids, 19. ;Itation, 15. Culonial Whlieat, 5s. to7s. perliushlel. WMaize 2a. Gd. to 3s. ditto. Barley, Ss. ditto, Cape Barley, bs. ditto. Oats, 6so to Sfi. ditto. 1-lHay, 71. to 101. per ton. Whieat Straw, 21. to 21. ;Os.
THE JETTY. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 3 April 1841
THE JETTy.--It is with pleasure we have to annouice that the Jetty is.to be again recommenced with fresh vigor, (or which purpose, tenders are required for the conveyance of stone'" HJis Hlobnorthe "Seierintend. ent has always shown himself willig to forward our local improvements, but the means'at his disposal are very inadequate. The Court of Requests will hold its irast alttings in the Vatchhlouse :.t South Corio, on Monday !exG, 5th instant. The A~inual Licesiiig Meet' ing will be held on the. 20th.April, :at thesame place. We publish thii for the information of thuse who are 'riot in the habit of frequentinrg the obscure huts Iat the bottom of iwanmstoa sitre l, .wh8re thes'einimnations are to be met with; PUBLIC SALEs.-Atn unreserved saLe of Merchandise by Mr T· H. Pc..wer, came off ou Thursday aIhst. Many articles went at a sacrifice, tIhe principal biddirs being wholesale des'a lers, and few of them being in attei-' dance. Mr Welsh, tile owner or the property, is, we nnderst...
SHIP NEWS. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 3 April 1841
SHIEP NEWrS. ARRIVALS. 26-TASMAN, .cutter, Day master. from leclbourne, with twenty urhree passenge's. Cairgo- 115 battens 01 deals 30 deal ends 7.deal plank:'220 pieces cedar f planks Mr fSellers; I Lhld porter 1 bag· sugar 1 chest tea 41 deals Mr Ledgerwood. 29.-GOVERNOR LA TILOBE, cultter, Cannon master, from Melbourne. Pas sengers-Mr.&.Mrs Downey & 3 children, Iti. Higan, F. Jones, J. Clarke and M. Nlorris. Cargo--I cask rum 5 cwt sugar S tons flour G6cwt tobacco I-package bags Mr Champion, 13 bags seed wheat 19 btags barley o30 bags oats 3 bags black oats 12 bags bran ..csk whisky .1 Ir Fisher; 1 case sundries L case pipes Mir sirneon; .5 deals I hhd gin 1 cask meats I case jronmongery Mr M.ick; 5 bags sugar 2 boxes soap 1 keg:paint:2 bags rice 6 bags potators I1 'iurik sundries I package canr dies Mr Robinsonri; 2 bags flour 2 firkins butter 2 cases glass Mi~Mloore.. March 29.--BOUJAII" M[AIDEN, Vesey master, frdom Mlelbournek. Cargo-5,000 feet timber 3 bhldsto...
MELBOURNE SHIPPING. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 3 April 1841
MELBOURNE SHIPPING. ARItVALS, March 26-Tamar,. n?chooner, Bell, from Launceston. Passengers - Mr & Mrs. Steighty, Mr & Mrs Ptttman, Mr & Mrs Wster, Mrs BVser, r oulger, Messrs Wood, Willis, Taylor, Archer Frazer, Talbot, Wallis, andHathorn; four in the steerage. 26--Dusty Miller, scheoner. Saun ders master, from Portland Bay. Pas sengers- Mrs Price & child, Messrs Gregory, Pollard, and Clarke; eight in the steerage. 28-Neptune, ship, Perris, from London via Plymouth, with 274 im migrants under the iuperintendence of Dr Brown. Passengers -Mr and Mrs Buckland, three Misses nuckland, and Master Buckland, Mir and Mrs Gnrge, and two children, Madame Pelite, and child, blMessrs WV. and .. Foster, Whih tey, Dnezden, Perrott, and Dr KIn lake; and 21 intermediate passegers. 28~-Indus,.ship, ('lIrke, from Cal cnts.i PassengeraM-lr & Mrs Stain forth -and family, and seven in the~ steerag 1. CLEARED OUT. March 2."l- Dus.ty Miller, .schooner ,punders, for ...
VESSELS IN HARBOUR DURING THE WEEK. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 3 April 1841
VESSELS IN HAILBOUR DURING TIHE WEEK°. : Platian, barque, 820 tons, Chirolaly mas ter, James Ctin, and P. V.WVelsth & Co agents; AtPoint Ienry, loading w th wool, Socrates, barque, tuffle, master, .oppo. site the Jetty, loading with wool for London. Jean, brig, Clarke master. Brothters, brig, M'R1enzie master. Governor La Trnbe, cutter, Devonshire, schooner. Tasman, cutter Lucy, cutter Boujah Maiden, schnr. Flinders cutter
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 3 April 1841
1'lelbourne and Geelong. L.THE fine fast sailing: cutter AlsZCE, H. Sutton. master, will trade constant. Jy between Melbourne a'ud Gee long hlie presents an excellent opportunity for passengers, having superior accom modalions. For Freisht or passage, apply to the master on board. - Corio, March 18. PTOlZ LOBNDON. THE FINE BARQUE :^.. SOCRATES, 200 tons. Thomas Ruffle, commander, having nearly the whole of her rnrgo of Wool enga:geld will have immedinte despltclh, and be loaded in Corio Bay, thereby saving the expense and. delay of cartage to Point Henry. ; For freight or passage apply to the Captain on board, or to Messrs WERE BROTHEtRS & Co. or IMessrs STRAC AN & CO. Melbourne and Geelong. For London, THE FIRST CLASS BARQUE _____ PI.ATZTNA, 320 tons register, J. Chirchly, Corn. mander. The greater part of this ship's cargo is ready to be put on board and will meet with quick dispiatch. She has now come to Geelong to take in part of her. wool. For Freight- or Passag...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 3 April 1841
MARRIAGE. On Wednesday last, by the Rev. Mr Love, at Bunninyong, by special license, W. Timms, Esq. of the firm of Strachan & Co., Corio, to Cecilia, third daughter of H. Anderson, Esq., of Thorpe, Van Diemen's Land. SATURDAY, APRIL 3, er. SA~TUR1DA7, APRIL 3, 1841.
MELBOURNE. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 10 April 1841
TROM OUR OWN C.RRESPONbDENT Money is becoming more come.at able than it was three months ago. There is a large amount of ready cash in the Banks, but the individuals to whom it belongs are waiting for what, it is to be hoped will never come, that is, such a reduction of prices, as would ruin half the people in the colony. -Two or three months will. it is to be hoped, bring our affairs into a healthy condition, when these miscalculating speculators will be sorry th at they allowed the present time of low prices to pass by. Another reason, why land will not sell, is, that no person can be sure what land he can get from the government, in consequence of the dilatoriness of the magnates of Sydney, a?ed the vagueness of the lanid re-gula. The refusal of Sir George Gipps te acknowledge that Melbourne is worthy of the enjoyment of a theatre, has created a murmur of dissatisfaction, but really nothing need be wondered. at which emanates from the Sydney Government, however unjust it uway be....
BRANCH BANK. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 10 April 1841
BRANCH BANK. The want of a Banking Establish. ment in Corio, is severely felt by every class of the community. We trust that a Branch will speedily be opened here, otherwise the march of our prosperity will be secriously impeded. We understand that several months ago. a Branch establishment existed here, when speculation and competition were almost unknown. Since then, the extraordinary extension of our commercial relations, imperatively require the re-institution of that branch, which, although too pre. maturely established, has not, we have reason to believe, been totally abandoned. We do not mean to advocate the establishment of an independent bank for the district. Such a plan would not be so useful and bene ficial in accommodating our inter commercial relations, as a branch from one or other of those estab lishments whose ramifications al ready pervade the neighboulring settlements. Indeed it is not likely that a Bill for authorising the form ation of a local Banking Company wo...
VAN DIEMENS LAND. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 10 April 1841
[Hbat Town Rac's.-The northern side of the island has thia yeanr .ully nchieved whatever honours it m;ght have lost last year in ths sporting. world. The Hobartonians Iave been cotnplrtely beaten on lthir own eround : th, v cannot stannl mrn,,r...,. compar son with usforbre eding horses Oiut of the twelve races in this year, ;ix were won hy Latincestohi horse., ncd out of the six wor hy ihe [Hlo harloninns, the're are four in which no I..riincesetoe horaies anrtedl. 'Thie Tral Seakes, the fMlerchants' Purse, the I'egimental Stakes, thea Galloway Stakes, of £10,: and the Bteaten' Ilhcses! making altogeether six wone by l'he Hoiohart»roiinns, in which Mr/ Silfd's Tl'l.m.i and Mr Dry'a Jessie Werer t he.oily two horses belonging t') i's ;ide 'o~ the island ileat started. Of' lieioicher ha,?di, chie La,.nceston brid lereesJfarripd off Ithe following: th'f I cwn 'iitte the St. Ledg(er. Hie Iadies' i ate, thie Ollicers' I'urse, 'and the uI ig'-s' Stnke." Thi.slI in reality win ;,rtg Ivecr...
WHOLESALE. GRAIN, &c. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 10 April 1841
WHOOES-SA.E. GRAIN, &c. Wheat, per bushel .. oo 0.. o o Maize, per bushel .. 4 0.. 0 o Oats, per bushel .... o 6 0.. o 7 0 Barley, per bushel .. 0 o.. o o Flour, first, per ton .. 30 o o..40 o o Second ........ 24 o o..30 o o 'Ihird .......... o 0 o.. o o 0 Hay, V.D.L. per ton . 15 o o..18 o 0 BUILDING MATERIALS. Biicks, per thousand.. 2 5 o.. 2 10 o Cedar deals, per root. o o0.. 0 o o Pine, per foot ........ o o 6.. o o 8 Hardwd boards, 100 ft. 1 5 o.. 1 8 6 Shingles, per thousand 2 0 o.. .2 5 o Battens, per 100 feet.. 1 5 0.. 1 7 o Paling, broad, per 100 1 2 o.. 2 10 0 Narrow ditto .. 1 o o.. 1 15 o Nails, per lb. ........ o o 8.. o 1 0 SPIRITS, TOBACCO, &c. Ale, in bottle, per doz. o 16 o.. o 18 0 Porter, per dozen .. o 16 o.. o 18 o Brandy, per gallon .. 1 8 o.. 1 10 o Gin, pergasllon ...... 1 5 o.. 1 10 6 Rum, pei gallon .... 1 o o.. o o 0 Pori wine, per dozen, 2 o o.. 3 5 o Sherry, per dozen .... 2 o o.. 3 6 0 Negrohead Tobacco, lb. o 4 6. o 6 a Colonial ditto ...
SYDNEY. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 10 April 1841
Executiot..-,.1e last penalty of the Inw wasa'Cr'ied into effect on the IGth tlarch. rpn tho persons of John S-ihn, Johli .drshall, James Everett, RIobert C(hiy~ Richard Glanville, and EdwiariDavies alias Wilkinson, convicted i: the late sittings of the criminal c~srt Shea for the murder of John r-tram, and the others as ac cr?surie~ whilst out plundering in thie bush. .t1 the clock struck nine, the prisofirrt.were ushered into the. gaol yard, leSa attended by the Roman Ca rholircbrgytnan, and the others with thef,xcepti.n of Davies, by Mr Cow peri,, lavies, being a Jew, received s?;itual conIsolation, from his Rabbi. Tie prisoners all appeared very peni ii:nt, praying incessantly untIl the (Jrop fell, when their earthly career was closed for ever None of the cul prits tpoke a word to the multitude assembled to witness their exit from the' world./ The outrages of these n,nwili .be lone remembered by the aihabitants of the districts to the northward, and it is to be hoped their fate ...
AUSTRIAN NOBILITY. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 10 April 1841
AUSTRIAN NbOBILITY. From all I can see and learn, (says Lord Dudley?,) I am inclined to believe that the highest class of people here (I 'peak nov of the men) are ver?y' low in pbint of knowledge and understanding. They receive a detestable education, generally at home, from a F.rench Abbe. Indeed education is in general by no means properly attended to. It is said 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 wealth, his want of a career of honourable ambition, and his dignity, which enables, him to trample .with impunity upon' those decencies .which are held indispensable in a better regulated ~Ticleiy. T' hdi?,.otin seem to deserve the character they enjoy all over Eirope, of being far superior ton the !men I insiderstand, for instance, that Prinice Metterich's daughter, who was a year or two ago married to a C...
MARKETS. MELBOURNE. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 10 April 1841
MELBOURNE. MELUOUtRNE PItICE.CURIIENT.-FlOUr first, £30 to.031 per ton, second £28 thiid £20 i;"pinie'3#d !per foot, cedar logs 4d. to 5di. deals 9jd.; shingles per: thousa'ndl *:l : 'l15s, to" £ Os.; tear hysonskin £1271t'd£14; per :?hest; potatoes £14 to £16' per tou; maize, 3s to 5s. per bushel ; oats 7s to 8s 6d per bushel.
CORRESPONDENCE. COURT OF REQUESTS. TO THE EDITOR OF THE GEELONG ADVERTISER. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 10 April 1841
CORZaESPONDN? E. COURT OF REQUESTS. TO TIB EDITOR OF THE GEELONG ADVERTISER. SIR,-As you may not be aware of all the absurdities enacted by " The Court." on Monday last, and as I happen to know of a very remark~able transaction connected therewith, I hope that you will give publicity to this, for the amusement, if not for the edifi. cation of the public. You censured " The Bench" lately for preventing the promulgation of the laws,-so that we might not be led by the nose, blindfolded. This conduct of the Bench was very had, but it would not have mattered so much if they themselves, or he himself (as the lawyers would say), had made them selves acquainted with the acts in question. The cons qaJence of all this has been, that while in the greater nuwber of the cases the parties were nonsuited from ignrorance-of thIo-timeof attendance. other plaintiffs were non suited in consequence of having been misled by the Commissioner himself I One of the plaintiffs, who had five cases pending, ap...
VESSELS IN HARBOUR DURING THE WEEK. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 10 April 1841
V1ESSELS IN IJARBtOUR DURING THE WEEK. Pintina, barque, 320 tons, Chirchly mas ecr, James _Cxiin.and...?WeIlsth l&__Co. asjents; At Point Henry, loading with wool, Socrates, barque, Ruffle, master, oppo. site the Jetty, loading with wool for London. Governor La Trobe. cutter. Devonshire, schooner. Tasman, cutter Lucy, cutter Ilonjah Maiden, schnr. Flinders cutter
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 10 April 1841
Tenders aequired. T ENDELRS will be received at this Office, from persons willing to draw Stones of not less than 8 cwt. each, with bullock teams, from the Quarry to the Jetty at Corio Bay. Each Tender must state the number of loads they can deliver per diem, and the price per load. By order of His HoNOR Tie SUPERINTENDENT. Painting and Glazing, MALOP*STREET, CORlO. JAMES SMITH, B EGS to inform the inhabitants of Geelong and its vicinity, that he has commenced business ;n the above line, and trusts from his long experience in the business, and as he has purchased his materials at reduced prices, he will receive liberal support. J. S. has a quantity of window glass on hand, the following sizes : 15xi2; 14x10; 10xa, 14x12; 13 x10; 9x7. Paint of all colours Boiled and Linseed Oil Whitning, Brushes, &o., &c. N.B.-Wanted, a respectable youth about fourteen years of age as an ap. prentice to the above business." YARRA COTT AGOE TO BE LET FOR A TERAI OF YEARS. T!AT large an...
Geelong Markets. RETAIL. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 10 April 1841
RETAZIX. Bread, per 4 lb. loa £0 1 9 to 0 0 o Beef, per lb. ........ o o 6... o o 7 Mutton, per b .... oo 0 L..o o Butter, fresh, per lb. o 2 6.. o a o salt (colonial) ..o 2 6.. o o Cheese (English)perlb o 2 0.. o .o0 Colonial ........ o 1 4.. o o Eggs, per dozen .... o 5 0.. o 0 o Bacon, per lb. .. ... oI 6. .0 o Potatoes, per cwt. .. o 18 o;. 1 o a 'Lea, perlb. ...... ..o 6 o. o 8 0 Sugar, per lb ........ o o 4.. oo 6 Milk, per quart ...... 0 6.. oo o Soap, per lb. ....... o. o 6.,.o o '8 Co.dles, mould, per Ilb o o 10.. o 1/ o