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THE ELECTION. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 9 August 1845
11t HE El 7 ION. As we. anticipatedý this affair has phssed bff in a mariinr calculated to excite our laughter, as much as our pity for the aetors concerhed therein. Two new candidates whose names had never been previously whispered; having been brought forward at the eleventh hour, a contingency for which the friends of the avowed can didate were not prepared,-a gross piece of negligenbe on their part; for the tactics of the opposite party were sufficiently evident, even fifty miles off. The cohsequb~nce was that the friends bf the new candidates having-their arraigetents all com pleted were victorious. It so happenis that the imenibers returned are good men and trie (Captain O'Connell and Mr Thomas Elder Boyd); but this is only the re sult of an accident, the great mdij6rity of the real electors of the distiict, having not the remotest conscious ness of the part played by theif proxies - the inob of Melbourne. This evil arises from the absurdity (pointed out by us tivb years ago) ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 9 August 1845
AT a Meeting of thn Subrcribers to the Corio Hounds, held on Satur -day, the 19lh instant, it was agreed that the conditions of the ' Hunter's Handicap Race, published some time since. should be altered as follows :- HUNTER'a HANDICAP. by sweepstakes of five sovereigns each, half forfeit, and one sovereign if declared on the'day of nomination. The second horse to save his stake. To he iun at ihe next Gee long Race Meeting, about three miles, with jumps. Subscription list to close on the 30th F'eptember. Nominations to take place on the 1st January, 1846. To be handicapped by the Masters of the Werribee, Mount House, and Corio IHunts, or whom they may appoint, on the' Saturday preceding the racts. Ac ceptances or forreit to be declared the evening before thefirst day of the races. Horses to be qualified lor the race, must be the property of sublscribers to any cetablished pack of fox hounds in Port Phillip, and have been hunted at least six times (luring the present season .*yith som...
LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. THURSDAY, JULY 31, The Land Act. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 9 August 1845
LEGISLATIVE CO UNCIL. THtULSDAY, JrLT 31, The Land Act. I Mr Murray begged leave, to en- I quire of the Colonial Secretary whether any cominunication had been received from the Home Government relative to the resolutions transmitted to. England on the subject of Lord Stanley's Land i Act. The ColonialSqecrctary stated, that a reply had been very recently received, a copy of which would be laid before the Council. Siail Communication; Mr Robinson enquired whether any arrangements had yet been made with the South Australian Government rela tive to the establishmeht of an over land mail between the two colonies. The ColonialSecretary replied that the line of comrmunication could, rio doubt, be rendered complete at a compnritivcly small expense, and .he quite concurred with the honorable member lor' Melbourne in the opinion .hat. such a measure would be attended with great advantage. The Roads; , Mr Robinson now begged to inq'uire whether any steps had been taken with regard to the repa...
DISTRICT ELECTION. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 9 August 1845
DISTRICT ELECTION. ON Thursday the election of twvo members for the Legislative Council, in the room of Messrs Walker and Young, took place at the Court House, at twelve o'clock. Mr Cuninghame came forward and said, it is with great pleasure I come forward, on this occasion, to propose a gentleman who is well known (by name) to all of you, and who has already done the squatting interest, and the other interests of the colony, considerable service, during his visit to England. I-His abilities are generally known Land I can refer to the letters published by.him while in England, which are generally acknoivledgod to display first-rate talent. Mr C. concluded by proposing Archibald Boyd, Esq., as a fit and proper person to repre sent the District in the Legislative Council. Mr Inglis came forward and said he had much pleasure in seconding the nomination of Mr Archibald Boyd. Mr J. P. Pawkner then came for ward and said he had a candidate to propose; he was a plain 'man, and his words we...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 9 August 1845
-N consequence of the non-arrival of tie Band, the Ball has been post. poned until Monday evening,' the 1otb Instant. CHARLES B. STEVENSON, Honorary Secretary. Unreservod Saloe MR, A. LEVY Will sell by auction, on THURasAY', the - 14th August, at twelve o'clock, at thl yards of the Boiling-down Establish ment at the Ireakwater. ViTWO HUNDRED PIGS' in lots to suit purchasers. Terms-Cash. " Wool and Tallow... IIE Undersigned will Puichase, or Advance on, Wool and Tallow. WILLIAM TIMMS November 2, 1844. G-arden Seeds and ~'ruit Tessea TPHE Undersigned hnis received, per Sisters froti Hobart Town, an in.. voice of Garden Seeds warranted genus ine, from Lipscombe's grounds,.also lied and White Clover, Perennial[ Rye Griss; &c.; .&o. The Fruit Trees are of the finest sorts; -consisting of Apples, Pears, Clierries;. Plums, Peaches,,.Apricots, Nectarinies, &c., &c.3 from 18s to 35s per doz. P.-DRUMMONij. d..rt Geelong, 5th April, 1845, 1 . One Found oewvard. ...
THE WIMMERA [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 9 August 1845
THE WIMMERA---The statement made in our last, that two horses with saddles and bridles on, had been seen straying near the Wimmera, and the supposition that their riders had been drowned, has created con siderable alarm in Geelong, among the friends of Mr J. M. Airey, and Mr Hugh Mann, the two gentlemien having gone in that direction about a &nbsp; fortnight ago, on an exploring expedi tion, There is ever, only a re mote probability the death of the riders of the horses so found; and no evidence whatever beyond the more correspondence of numbers, to con nect the identity of the two parties. Another reason for supposing that Messrs. Airey and Mann are safe, is, that they were accompanied by a servant, and a spare horse, so that any accident occuring to the two leaders, would.have been reported by the servant, unless, indeed, the im probable assumption that the whole party perished, should be adopted, THE CUSToMsi nother illustra tion of the inj ice and incon venience caused b...
MELBOURNE. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 14 August 1845
* rdELBOURNE. A HINT TO JuRYnrN.--W?o recom. mend our. Supreme Court juries to be on tlhe qui vive when a certain, bar rister rises to address them, otherwise they will find themselves under mes me'ric influence in a very short time, and, and their verdict will be no doubt a mesmeric finding. [-low did it occur tile choleric little gentleman did not try this powerful nuxiliary upon J. P. F. at the late election, at the very tnomen, he opened his mouth to utter thle name of O'Conuell? Ichabod I has the glory departed from him? it ap. pears like it, otherwise his not applying it at such a critical moment is extraor dinary, and ashows a want of presence of mind which we did not imagine, Ptatript. MILITARY BAnRAcKs.-Orders have been received by the Ordnance Dl)e partment at Sydney for the immediate erection of Military. Barracks in Mel, bourrie, which so soon as the building is completed is to form the head quar ters of a regiment.-Courier, THE FLOODS.-We regret to leirn that intelligen...
PORTLAND. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 14 August 1845
PORTLAND. SALE OF SHEEP.-Yesterday, pursu ant to advertisement, the sheep, &c., belonging to the late B. P. Winter, Esq., were brought to the hammer by Mr. Wm. M'Dowell, the attendance from town and country was most numerous, the weather being remarkably fine; the bidding 'Was anything but spirited notwithstanding the enticing invitations and earnest appeals of the worthy auctioneer, who did his utmost to realise something like prices for his employers. The lollowing are the lots in the order in which they were put up, together with the prices and the names of the purchasers: Lot 1.-2380 sheep, consisting of 1500 Mixed Ewes, aged, and 880 flog gat wedders, price 4s. per head, bought by Mr. Owen Reilly. With this lot 1100 lambs were given in. Lot 2.-600 Hogget Ewes, price 3s. Id. per head, bought by Mr. G. Dale. Lot 3.-20 rams, aged, given out to be from pure Merinos, price 31s. per head. Bought by Mr. W. Birmingham. On comparing the above prices with those realised in the Me...
SYDNEY. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 14 August 1845
: SYDNEY. STHH. AUSTRALIAN C?LUB.- TIIO affairs of this institution are likely to occupy some share of public attention, Mr G. C. Turner having sent a cir cular to most of the members, in forming them that he has been in structed to throw the whole concern into chancery, and to file a bill against the committee for accounts, &c., and, in short, to break up the establish ment. This arises from the ill feeling engendered by the late discussions. Sydney HIerald. PUBLIC SALES IN NEW ZEALAND. -On Tuesday last, Messrs Brown and Campbell sold by auction thirty head of cattle, and notwithstanding the depression of the times, and critical events, the prices realised were most satisfactory. The cows sold frontm .7 10s. to £9 9s each. Hleifers, from £5 5s, and calves £3 10s each. After which were sold about700 grafted fruit trees, realising one shilling each.-New Zealander. FzSCALCHANGEs.-It is rumoured that the Governor intends to propose to the Lpgsiaitatp Co,,,,n'lt a roduction of t...
OPENING OF THE COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 14 August 1845
~IO=:PENING OF THE COUNCIL. Fromn the Sydney Herald. ,:-~I.lATEVfn may be the character of ;thle legislative campaign opened yes ,terday, it was at nny rate commenced under nuspicious appearances. The surpassnig lovelirutca of the day-the numerous attendance of ladies-the -conciliatory tone of the Governor's 'speech-and the harmonious character of tile discussion, for debate it could not be called, combined to invest the cfrernony with the semblance at ealst o.f peace, concord, and mutual good will. SThe speech wisely steers clear of the many . exciting topics which were, doubtless, uppermost in the mind both of--His. Excellency and of honorable menmbers. ., Its congratulation on.the m-nifeait :improvement in the condi tion of: the colony,: and its allusion to ?the::remarkable fact, which must ever. stand. out conspicubusly in Aus r,_.z.,,- _-(-I.. k, ·l ? t.?~ 3, our 1|?44, for'ithe-first. time in the history of New South Wales, the exports of the colony :exceeded 'the imports, and...
THE LATE ELECTIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 14 August 1845
-THE LATE .ELECTIONS. , (Prom the courierg IT, is amusing to hiear and see fhe chadk. iorgs of certair.of.our: con temporaries on the suilhjit of the late elections, ard particiilarly o'to thoie Hvbo snow howr very little 'ither one "'r the 'oi~hr of the number had to do with the chain of events which placed Captain O'Connell and Mr T, E, Boyd in, the Legislative Council. A triumph o? principle it certainly~lis noti for Cap:ain O'Connell, who was returncd without siopping to 'isk' his' principles, is agreed.on every irmporthant point with Mlr Archibuld Boyd. A.: triumph of party it is not, for nio prinn ciplo could be involved where the can. didates thought exactly alike. SA. personal triumph, we suspect, is the only shape inito which it can: re4 solve itself, and th·dt it curiisoirCely lie conce vel I to be, seeing t'he' returd' was not .ne result of any 'oresight, but o a miere accident aisi ig from Mr Boyd's supporters relying too imp i. Itly: on the pledged faith of their, oppo\...
WEDNESDAY, 6TH AUGUST, 1845, [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 14 August 1845
WEDNESDAY, 6th AUGUST, 1846, Nisi prius.-Before a common Jury. Anderson v. Jamieson.--This was an action to recover the sum of £36. The declaration contained four counts; the first, for the hire of milch cows, and damage for their non-deliverary ; second for the hire of working oxen ; third for the hire of six milch cows; and fourth, for goods sold and delivered. The defendant had paid into court a certain sum of money, alleging the plaintiff had not suffered greater damage. From the evidence of Samuel Anderson, brother to the plaintiff, it appeared tthat he had taken charge of a itation in the district of Western Port, for Mr Robert Jamieson,. and for his services was to receive one-third of the profits. While in the capacity of mainager for Jamieson, witness had hired from his brother, Dr Anderson, (the present plaintiff,) six milch cows for the use of the station, for which he was to pay one-third of their pro duce; also three working oxen, at 5S, a week per head; he also purchas...
SUPREME COURT. TUESDAY, AUGUST 5TH, 1845. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 14 August 1845
= FUPRI.EME COURT. T;iEsD.DAY, AUGUST 5TIH, 1845. Berbertsou v. Cameron.-?Ris Hono. said, this was an application to the 'c.onrt upon nflidavit, to set aside the writ obtained upon the judglmint in this cause, wsith costs, and that all pro. seedings be stayed thereon; as it was iot even suggestd in the ailfidavit that the writ was issued for a sum beyond the amount due, the alpllication to set aside the judgment and the execution issuing thereon upon that ground could not be maintained. Therefore, con sidering the sum was certain, and that the rule of court did not require the residences to be endorsed upon the writ,- there was nothing upon those grounds to set aside the writ. But there was another ground stated in the allidavit, that it was not set out upon the judgmunt roll, the term in which it was signed. The court possessed, aind would maintain the right of inspecting its own records, and amending or can ceiling them as requisite. The non. insertion of the term, as complained o...
MELBOURNE ARRIVED [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 14 August 1845
ArAI1 ED i, Autust'l2.-Fli?ni.r'Fisii, silnonier,' fom joba?;;l'ow,,;" Pasiengers 'Megsr'; '-dtfri coa'sle .Colin,s .W4lhite.,t Joynaes,:.-i eistoii "1itLarenm ,a;Il,M"S i.ra sFirr*. e, U: Ps' SAugfust 13 Christinalhrig, fiom Sydehfy .: cr~sAueo borr;;: *f iS" A gu'st .8 -Oshmi,, e. batql efori . ~ diey. Passengera--Mrd, Edwardl n5nd Mr Yobu?g. ,-The "Ilitnti; lish, 19 days fi m i?:obari Town, lihd eiicouiitered soline of tiers.verest g'altl 7kiuwn''in o ils's sliaiitsls;.le r..wa obligrd 'lo o i4io Cis cilia He'ad ft.rs eliCer T''ld Scout wiis to leiive Laiilncestuii twto days itler 'lh Flyiyngifi st'it left 1lol)tl'tt' To Iis.'it is thought lliai t Sli r his relurnel d to' ?orl as? iii Elyig Fishdcltdil n1 see lier -in hler vo;yage. ---C.(llrl - [(A iiot li;e report state'-'tliat' ile Flytmill itim i ilm tlw t;llc:,Scuut ,vhli en nerilii Po it Phlliip Heads].
MELBOURNE. ELECTION OF A MEMBER FOR THE MUNICIPAL COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 14 August 1845
M LBOURNE... EIECTION OF A MEMBER FOR THE MUNICIPAL COUNCIL. IlN accordance with the notice issued by Alderman Orr, the nomination of candidates to fill the vacancy in the Municipal Council, occasioned by the death of Adam Pullar, Esq., took place at the London Hotel, Market-square, on Friday last, when John Pascoe Fawkner, Esq., and George Annand, Esq;, were put in .nomination,; and the showv of hands being overwhelmingly in ravour of the former, the friends of Mr Annand demanded a poll, which took place on Saturday, at the same place, commencing at nine o'clock, before Alderman Orr, and Messrs Clay and Wighlt, assessors. At the opon ing of thle poll, there was a tremendous rush of canny Scots to the sceneo of action, who opened their fire of voting cards with fearful rapidity, while those who could not obtain admission, re mained outside. At starting, and for some time afterwards, Annand took tihe lead, which had such an inspirating in fluence on his backers, that many a mutchkin,...
ORIGINAL CORRESPONDENCE. To the Editor of the Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 14 August 1845
:ORIGINAL' CORESPONDENCE. STo Ile Editor f:,.lte Geelong ''Advertiser arnd Squatters' Advocatc, : , 'SIR',If y supposition bh correct that'the tradesmen.and (middle classes genrerally of Geelong and' vicinity are not deficient in spirit, they will not hesitate to cenliven "tlhe dull routine of business, by forniing, in imitation of' Monday .eiening's :fes tivity, a Tradesman's Ball.. -Con sitlcring "'the sedentary natureo iof many occupations, the limited scbial intercourse so marked in all:colohial townss,a:arid the total ?vht'ant of. anyy public -ami'semenit in- Gedl c ng, I aim surd thlie hliint need onl' y b? given to beijate'tdl upon?l?w!thl pronmptitude and ast o. ,, , ".I I am, &c., VC0eelets lbbOrtiter ;, THFURSDAY, AUGUST 14, 1845:-';
EXPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 14 August 1845
EXPORTS; 4 Return of the value of Eipo.ils from the Colony of New South Walesa (including the district of Port Phillip,) from the year 1835 to 1841, inclusive :- Exports Year: to Great Total Britain. Exporlts. .6 £ S18335. . 490.345 082,163 1836 ..** 513.976 714S.(j24 1S37 . .-.. 18,951 760,054 *1838 . s** 6S3154 802.768 1830 .. ... 597.100 988,776 1840 .... 7,02'494 1,309.503 1841 ... 706,330 1,023.397 1812. . - 685705 1,067,411 18413;;... . 85,885 1,172 320 1844 ...... 854903 1,128,115