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INDIA. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 8 May 1841
ZNDZA. The most distressing accounts of the ravages of the cholera at Malacca have hbeen received from that settlement. The disease now prevalent there was at first stipposed not to be cholera, but its fatal progrese soon left no doubt on the subjeict. The Chinese were the first victims. It theii attacked the Malaya, and five inmates of one house were carried off in a few hours. Sub. sequnently it spread among the native Christians.. Three vessels with 5000 Portuguese soldiers, have just arrived at Goa from Europe. Thtey have had a long and tedious passage, having put off con siderable time at Mozambique. A fracas which assumed rather a serious aspect, lately occurred betwixt the Governor and the commander.of a French cor vette., The Governor of Goa issued an order that no French or English vessels should be permitted to remain at Gna, so long as there might be a likelihood of war between Englinid and France. The order to this effect had been issued in somewhat more perer'p tory and...
SYDNEY. THE WOOL MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 8 May 1841
SYDNEY. Tun Wool. MARKET.-We quote from the Sydney Herald the following account of the wool market taken from the Liverpool Gazette of December 21. The large publlic sales of Colonial Wool terminated on the 18th December, the total quantity offered reached 10,000 bales, chiefly Australian, Van Diemen's Land, and Cape. The sale commenced heavily, but recovered in its progress, and continued to the end with animation, supporting the prices of October last, and nearly the whole was disposed of. iMurder near Ilinton. --A murder was perpetrated on Saturday evening, 27th March, about four miles from Hlinton on the estate of Lochfoile. It appears that a small farmer named Mulcahy dispossessed -an aborigine of some ducks, which he had shot in a swamp in the neighbourhood of his farm; the native threatened, and but too well revenged himself. Mulcahy sent his daughter, a fine girl of fifteen years of age, accompanied by her little brother, eleven years old, to a neighbour to procure some flou...
Select Poetry. THE THIRTY REQUISITES OF BEAUTY. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 8 May 1841
:elect 3oetrW. THE THIRTY REQUISITES OP BEAUI'Y. By W. H. AIawonaTn. Thirty points of perfection each judge ulnderstands. The standard of feminine beauty demands: Three white-and without further prelude we hnow SThe skinl, hlantids, and teeth should be pearly as snow. Three black-and ourostnndard departure forbids From dark eyes, durksame tresses, and darkly fringed lids. Three red-and the lover of connmelines seeks For tile Iue of the rose in the lips, nails and chleeks. Three long-and of this you no doubtt are aware Lontg the bodysllhould be, nld the ltandsand the hair. Three short--and herein nicest beauty appears, Feet short oas a fairy's, short teethi, and short ears. Three large-and remember this role as to size Embraces the shoulders, the forehead, the eyes. Three nnrrow-a maxim to every man's taste, Circumlference small ill mouth, ankle, and waist. Three rlundn-nod il this I see infinite chiarmus, Rounlded fulness apparent itl leg, hip, and arms. Three fine-and can anught th...
WHOLESALE. GRAIN, &c. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 8 May 1841
WHOLESALE. GRAIN, &c. Wheat, per bushel .. c o o.. o o o Maize, per bushel .. o 4 0.. o o o Oats, per bushel .... o 6 o.. 0 7 o Barley, per bushel .. o o.. c . o Flour, first, per ton .. 28 o o..35 o o Second ........ 24 o 6..28 o o 'Ihird ......... oo u o..o o o Hay, V.D.L. perton . 15 o o..18 o BUILDING MATERIA LS: Bricks, per thousand.. 2 .5 o.. 2 10 o Cedar deals, per foot o o o.. o o Pine, per oot........ o o 6.. o o 8 Hardwd boards, 100 ft. 1 5 o.. 1 8 6 Shingles, per thousand 2. o.. 2 5 o Battens, per 100 feet.. 1 5 o.. 1 7 o Paling, broad, per 100 1 2 o.. 2 10 o Narrow.ditio ........ 1 o o.. 1 15 o Nails,per lb. ........ o o 8.. o 1 o SPIRITS, TOBACCO, &c. Ale, in bottle, per doz. o 16 o.. o 18 o Porter, per dozen :.. o 16 o.. o 18 o Brandy, per gallon .-1 8 o;. 1 10 0. Gin, per gallon ..5.... 5 0.. 1 10 6 Rum, pealgallon ... ·1 o.,. o o 0 Port wine, per dozen. 2 o 0.. 3 5 o Sherry, per dozen..;:. - ' o do.;. 3 6 o Negrohead Tobacco, lb. o '4 G. o 5 o Cdlonia...
VAN DIEMENS LAND. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 8 May 1841
VAN DZEMENS LAND. The attention of the Government has been directed to Kearney's bogs and their immediate vicinity, as pro bably affording facilities for the con struction of a reservoir on the Elizabeth River, to be used in a similar manner as Toombs' Lake. Mr Sprent has been despatched thither to make an experi mental survey. The Steamer Sea-.Iorse.--This baan tiful vessel, the property of Mr. Boyd, of the Royal Bank of Australia, arrived last week. She is of the burthen of 540 tons, and 250 horse power, and it is said cost £40,000 ; being.quite a new vessel, and - her cabins are most elegantly fitted 'up. r` H sailing p~o; perties are very superior, having made the voyage to this port in 107 days from Lisbon, beating under canvas every vessel she met in her passage. The engines are of a superior con struction, and have only been once used, when she sailed from Ilondon to Hull, in nineteen hours. The com mander, we understand, describes her as an excellent sea-boat, and capable of...
SHIP NEWS. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 8 May 1841
SeIP NZJWS. ARRIVALq. May 2--ALcE, culltter, Sutton master, .from" MMelhborne. Pnaecngers--1r and 'rqs Morgan, Miss O'Gorman. 1'. Taylor, W. -ligleton, J. Dumncan, G. Wilson, W.• W.hiteh'ead.G. Morris, aT. Wibqter, G. Dixnn,.and Mary Connor. Cargo 1 5 cases gin, I cask rum, 2 .hams, 1 rcase, 3 hoxes candles. - 1 tin can, 1 parcel, 1 cask sora, I rcnk tobacco, 1 chest .tena 3 boxes cigars, 1 case cheese. 1 cask sodan, ' b g currants, I Crak tobacco. 2 boxes candles. Robin. son; 5 b 6as 6 casks flour, Moore ; 1 bag sugar. 2 bags potatoes, 1 box soap, 1 cask pnrlk, I case cheese, I rhest tea. 1 cask fruit trees. T.ucs ; I hhd.ale, 1 hhd porter, I hhdl rum, 6 cases gin, loler : 6 hags oats, 3 bags barley, I bag a heat, Strachan & Co. - 2,-RANEeh. revenue cutter, Brignell mister. from Wiliam's T'own. 8'-- TA?sta, schooner, Bell master; from Melhludrne. Cargo-10 bags flour, j10'?li4 ,ats; I plough, Dowing ; 10 hRegsflour, Wright; 4 bags barley; N. Ml'Leod; 7--Lcy, cutter, Batten m...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 8 May 1841
'Or, L.ONDON, THE first-class remarkably fast-sailing brig A EtBAIDE, 220 tons, S. DRYDEN commander. Near!y the whole of this vessel's wool being engaged, she will meet with quick despatch. For Freight or Passage (her anccomnodations being very superior), apply to -t JAMES CAIN, 4 WERE, BROTHERS, & CO., or STRACHAN .& CO. O --ZONDON, TO SAIL: IN A FEW DAYS, THE first.class BAR Q U E Pr.ATINA, 420 tons, M. Wycherly, commander. This vessel has two Berths disengaged For Passage only, apply to JAMES CAIN, STRACHBA & CO, or, P. W. WELSH & CO, EOR. LONDON. THE FINE BARQUE SOCRATES, 200 tons. Thomas Ruffle, commander, having nearly the whole of her cargo of Wool engaged, will have immediate despatch. For freight or passage apply to the captain on board, or to Messrs WERE BROTHERS & Co. or Messrs STRACHANS& CQ. Melbourne and Geelong. WOOL W. WELSH & CO. 1 are prepared to make advances on the ensuing clip, consigned to their Agents. Mes...
VESSELS IN HARBOUR DURING THE WEEK. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 8 May 1841
VSSELS I.N HARB.OUR. DURiNG` TiE Platina,'harq?ie, 320 ftn,Wvecherly mns ter, James Cain. and P. WV.'Velsh & Co. agents. Tamar, schooner, Bell master;, at Point Henry, takilng in sheep for Launceston. Governor La ''rnbe, cutter. Devonshire, schooner. A lice cutter Lucy, cutter Ranger, revenue cutter.
LOCAL INTELLIGENCE. THE RANGER. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 8 May 1841
LOCAL INTELLIGENCE. &nbsp; &nbsp; TIlE RANGER.-We have been highly honored this week by a visit from Her Majesty's Revenue Cruizer the Ranger. We hailed her arrival with pleasure, naturally. supposing that it was.for the purpose of forwarding' some work of public importance,-some act which at least, would not disgraoe her Majesty's service. In vain, however, have we looked for any useful result. Rumour has been very busy on this subject, and we shall leave it to the penetration of obtr readers to discover, whether her distinguished.olicerebe on -Her:Majesty's service, or on a little amorous expedition ofihis own. The following trial at the Police Office may throw some light on the subject; premising, however, that the ostensible purpose of the Ranger's visit was to have her bottom cleaned. CAPTAIN BRIt NELL, OF H. M. CUTTER RAlNeRn.-This " gallant" officer made his appearance at the police office on Tuesday last, charged with having seduced and harboured a female ser...
MELBOURNE. Coroner's Inquest. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 8 May 1841
17JL1BOLaz;E. Coroner's Inquest. - On Saturday last, an inquest was held at, Narree narree'wiroran, ,he Western:Port pro tectorate reserve,, before .W. 13. ..Wil mot, E?.q., 1I. D., on the body of an aborigina'l woman belonging to the _Ald'tint-eTghcloa t;irbe. It 'appeared that' thledecense dwith htr husband, Tarmboko,'had hbeen on a visit to the tribe 'under' the -protection- of Mr. Thomas for some time ; about a fort nieht since she complained of head rache, • and some medicine • was: ad ministered: She appeared.: to. have recovered ; on Wednesday night she was observed to be quite well, and on the following mirning was found at the camp dead. As the natives of her tribe are accua'tonied to burn thair dead, they -immediately commenced active- operations .for . preparing: the pile, Ashen intelligence reached MIr. Thomas, ivho immediately proceeded to the spot, fortunately, in sufficient tile to drag the body from the flames, but nt- before- part of the legs and arms, were consumed...
MELBOURNE SHIPPING. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 8 May 1841
MIELBOURNE, SUIPPING. ARRIIVALS, April 30 -LIt.iAs, schooner. Smith master, from .Hobart Town. Passengers -Messrs Kilburn, Broader, and Burnett, and nine in the steerage. May I-TAMMA., schooner, Bell mas ter, from Launceston and Corin. 2 - WLr r., VATCti, schooner, Loutit master, from Launceston. Passengers Messrs L.,and J. M'Kinnon, James,.and Fennel, '2 -- PAUL Pa, schooner, Jenkins master, from ,Launceston.- Passengers -Mr and Mrs Kebble and child,'Miss Kebble, Captain Harding and-Mr Chitty. 4 - A UGUSTUt, barque, Mattinson, master, from Sydney. Passengers - Ilessrs Smith, Hay, Plaistow; and Miss 5-JUPITER, Hicks mnster, from Lon. don 4th December, and Cape of' Good Jl]ope 26th February.. Passenger-Mr. T. Gale. CLEARED OUT. April 30 - AGNES AND ,ELIZABETH, schooner. Mitchell master, for Hobart Town. Passengers- Mr and Mrs Sim. mons and family. 30-Pl'CKwiCKa, cutter, Welsh master, .for Launceston. 30--WILLIAM II HUGs, brig, Robert son, master, for Launlceston. ;30--octrATEs, barqu...
MELBOURNE. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 15 May 1841
MELBOIURNE. MELnouRNE PRICE CUItRENT.-Flour. first, £27 to £28 per ton, socond £26 third £25; pine 3&d per foot, cedar logs 4d. to 5d.; deals 9&d.; shingles per thousand £1 15s, to £2 Os.; tea hysonskin £13 to £15, per chest; potatoes £14 to £16 per ton; maize, 34 to 5s. per bushel; oats 7s to 8s.6d per bushel.
WHOLESALE. GRAIN, &c. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 15 May 1841
WHOLESALEi. GRAIN, &c. WVheat, per bushel .;'. o o o.. o o o Mlaize, per bushel .. o 4 o.. o o o Oats, perbushel .... o 6 o.. o 7 o Barley, per bushel .. o o o.. o o Flour, lirst, per ton .. 28 o o..35 o o Second ........24 o o..28 o o 'I hird .......... o a o.. o o o lay, V.L)D.L. perton . 15 o o..18 o a BUILDING MATERIALS: Bricks, per thousand.. 2 5 o.. 2 10 o Cedar deals, per foot. o o o.. o o o Pine, per foot ....... o o G.. o o 8 Hardwd boards, 100 ft. 1 5 0.. 1 8 0 Shinigles, per thousand 2 o o.. 2 5 o Baltens, per 100 feet.. 1 5 o.. 1 7 o Paling, brotad, per 100 1 2 a.. 2 10 o Narrow ditto...-.... 1 o o.. 1 15 o Nails,per Ib......... o o 8.. o 1 o SPIRITS, TOBACCO, &c. Ale, in bottle, per doz. o 0IG o.. o 18 o Porter, per dozen .. o 16 o.. o 18 o Brandy, per gallon .. 1 8 0.. 1 10 o Gin, pergallon ...... 1 5 o.. 110 6 Rum, per gallon .... I o a.. o o o Port wine, per dozen. 2 o 0o.. 3 5 o Shierry, per dozen .... 2 o oa.. 3 6 o Negrohead Tobacco, lb. o 4 6. o 5...
SYDNEY. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 15 May 1841
SYDNEY. T/te Times.-We are glad to have it in our power to state that trade is beginning to show strong symptoms of revival, and though sheep and wool areat low figures, there is an eager demand for the latter; so much so, thatsome individuals who were inclined to hold on for a few months, have been induced to sell at a trifling ad vance. We have every reason to expect that the next account of wool sales from England, will warrant our merchants in giving a higher price than they have yet done. We have heard of- one lot that was disposed of at 164d. That confidence in our mer cantile houses is being restored, and money getting a little more plentiful, we, with satisfaction, refer to the late sale of land by Mr. Lyons, the gross amount of whch was upwards -of @27,000. On an-occasion of this kind, we never recollect seeing a larger assemblage of our wealthy colonists piesent. From the satisfactory mac ner in which thisssale went off, we anticipate a considerable change for the better i...
VAN DIEMENS LAND. POLICE DISCIPLINE. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 15 May 1841
VAN DEIWENS &A?ND. POLICE DISCIPLINE. The following is the circular ad. dressed by Captain Forster, as chief police magistrate, to the d;fferent poli5 magiurates throughout Van Diemen's Land:- "Police Department, Hobart, '' 6th May, 1841. " With the. sanction of the Lien tenant-Governor, the chief police ma gistrate requests that 'the following regulations respecting the laying of informations be strictly observed in the several police-offices of this island: " 1. Whenever any member-of the police force lays an information under a:penal statute, by which he seeks to obtain a pecuniary penalty, he will be required by the police clerk to pay one shilling in advanice; and should the said information be drawn by the clerk, then the sum of two shillings and sixpence, or five shillings (as the case may-be,) according to schedule B of the Consolidated Quarter Sessions Act. 't 2. Should any chief district con stable, district constable, or petty constable, lay an informsation, and f...
Markets. CORIO, 15th May 1841. RETAIL. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 15 May 1841
CoRro, 151t? MIay 1841. RETAZIL. Bread, per4 lb. loaf £0 1 0to 0 0 Beef', per lb ........ o o 6... o o 7 Mutton, pet lb. .... o o 5}..o 0 o Butter, fresh, per Ib. o 2 6... o oo salt (colonial) .. o 2 6.. o a o Cheese (Clnglish)perlb o 2 o.. o o o Colonial ......... -o 1 '4.. o o Eggs, per dozen .... o 5 o.. o 6 o Bacon, per lb. ...... o 1 ..o o o Potatoes, per owt... .o 18 o..:1 o,.o rTe, perlb ........ o 6 o.. o 8 0 Snugar, perlb ........ o o 4.. o o 6 Milk, per quart ...... o o. 6.. o o Soap, per lb..... .. o o 6.. 0 o 8 Candles, mould, per lb b o 10.. o 1 o
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 15 May 1841
TlHE GEELONG ADVER L . TISER is published in Geelong every Saturday morning at 7 o'clock, and in Melbourno every Monday morn. ing at 7 o'clodok. Terms of Subscription-Six shillings and sixpence per quarter if paid in ad vance; or Seven shillings and sixpence if paid at the end of the quarter. The quarter to date from the first publiona. tion after, the entry of any subscriber's name on the list. Resignations must be accompanied with the payment of'the current quarter, and all previous arrears otherwise the paper will continue to be charged until a complete settlement be made. Terms of Advertising-The charge for each insertion is Three shillings for the first six lines of space, and Threepence a line above that number. Advertise. ments will'be received in Melbourne till 3 o'clock on Thursday afternoon, and at' the office in North Corio until Friday evening. The niumber of insertion's is required to. be written on each'adver tisement, or they will. ie continued and charged until count...