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SYDNEY. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 23 August 1845
SYD EY. STEAMERI TO PORLT PIILLIP AND LAUNCEBsTON,-A meeting of the Di rectors of the Hulntcr's River Steam Companry Was'" held on Monday last, to determine as to the sending of the Thistle steamer to Port PhillIp another trip. Ii wa- determined that as she had barely paid her expenses this last trip, she should be taken off the berth, and resume the Hunter River trade. As the repairs rrquired on board the Shamrock will occupy upwards of three weeks, we shall have no steam communication with. Port Phillip or Van Diemen's Land betore that time.-Sydney Herald,
Shipping Intelligence. GEELONG.ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 23 August 1845
" GEELON(0 . ArnRIvD. A upnst 20, Lilliaes schoner (at Melbonrne) Trum .Hobart Town. Passengers. Messrs Aldridze and Atkinson, 10 in sleeraffge. 'Cargo, 8000 fcrt timber. 25000 shingles, 250 paling, 06 bags flour, 4, posts, 4kgcs hardware 4.boxes glass, 1 jar ttlrps, I bundle 4 bales "w??oolbogs, I bale slops, " cases groceries, I bWi pepper, 1 pacel papors, Straclhan &, Co. .. B5 bags otllo, Smilth. - . Augrust 22, Vesta steamer from Melbourne, Augustl-Vesta stel.Dmer, o , rne :~A ugusl21--Vesla steamer, frl bdin
LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. TUESDAY, AUGUST 12. Native Dogs. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 23 August 1845
LEGIr~CsLATIVE.~. CO.UNT~) L T UEnA",? , AUGUST . r Ntive Dogso. s Mr Cowpor ,gare notice that on '?h Ursday, :14th- August,he., houlId move 'f' That the .Select Com'mittee appointed. to enquire ,1into, and report upon, the necessity, ofamending,the laws r:elating .to scab and catarrh in sheep, boeals d;irecoted tol make, en. quiry, ai?d reportito the Ihouse, whe 'ther it is considered desirable fori the Governmnt to adopt; any qusystpmof rewarlsi payable em.OL thei revenue of the colony, for the destructido ,of the native dog. ,? anna Diemen', Land Pardons. i;:;: Mri Lamb, in pursuance:of rnotice, bogged to ask theo honourable: the Colonial Secretary, whether instruc tions,had been'givon to the Customs' or other officers in the various ports of the colony, to take: accounts of the numbers of ,persons. arriving with pariidons .:from. Van Diemen's Land, and whether persons so :arriving: had been, or would be, required to regis ter their names and places of abode i!,like niannerl as p...
MELBOURNE ARRIVED [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 23 August 1845
:-, *MR,: h O .' , •,t,.;,August: 20, Providoeiceeschobner, from ,., ydn y. , : .,"- Auiuist 20, Mary. cutter from G.Cicular :. A'ugst 21, Swan brig'from Launicesto; . - ' * '.I V CrLRARRD O . ( . p.August 20, Witlliam cuttller for Adelaide ,A . aust l9. William Stoveld, brig, for S.lidoni. Vnassngers, Mrs Davidson, Mrs ''ent, Meisrs Buhauan, Caiiipbell, iHunter, E:"Dixoii and Tlhomson, Mr and Mrs Peniridge ; r and Mrs Stevens, MessirsMayers, Bar a. slm and 1Kyflil) . * ; :. '"'' 'Tlie Engli-h *underwriter's have given up :f:-lih A'rab as lost. J' ..Inlelligence has .been' received- from" thie I,.'slo of, Bourbon of,:;tle- --total blss'of thie s'lchoot?ilnr: A bercrombie;. ,thliepropery; of 7Messris Ttiriibll Orri&; C ,.
To the Editor of the Geelong Advertiser and Squatters Adrocute [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 23 August 1845
To the Editor of tIe Geelony Advertiser and Sjuatters' Adrocate, Sil,-In reply to the enquiries of a Friend to our cause made in your last publication, I feel much pleasure in informing your correspondent that the Geelong Total Abstinence Society still exists, and that its original sup porters are not wearied, nor despair ing of the ultimate success of their ef forts. The state of the streets for some time past, rendering it exceedingly un. pleasant, if not absolutely dangerous. to venture out after dark, it was deremed advisable to suspend operations .'until such time as we may reasonably expect to have our meetings well attended. The original association since the with drawal of thle Roman Catholic Brethren, has become virtually, though not pro fessedly a Protestant Society, opening and : concluding the meetings with praypr. - The Corio Branch of Father Matthew's Society, under the -ble and zealous superintendence of the Rev. Mr Watkins continues to proaper, and both Societies are...
GOVERNMENT LAND SALE. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 23 August 1845
GOVERNMENT. LAND SALE. - YCl terday, purasuant to advertisementi published,: in this journal, fiurteeen Town lots, consisting of tvo roode each, at an upset price 6f 81. per acre and nine suburban lots, in the countii of Bourlte and Giant, Varying from 2: to 428 acres, at an upset price in ) former county :' 21. and the latil from II. to 101,, were offered for Fr at the Treasury, by the Govermr Auctioneer, M?r Samuel M*Donne Tlib following is the result of the Ge. long allotments :-Nos. 4, 5, 6, and' no offer. No. 8, 283 : ncres, bord, ing Geelong Harbour, to John Man fold, at upset price of 11. No. 9. 4 acree, (selected under land regulati' of5th August) situated 6 miles frt .Geelong, to G. C. Curlvwis, at ups. price of il, per Dcre. The tLlitl amouul of sale was 17221 2s 3d.-H--lerald. THE. PORTLAND LIBEL CASE.-W' regret,to state that Mr Wilkinson the editor of the Portland Guardiaci I 1. who ,has been for somen past incarci'nY rated .in the Melbourno. gaol on charge ,of libolling...
THE LAND SALE. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 23 August 1845
S; ATni LA'Ns S;ALE.-The grasping dis· I.'popition displayed by the government '1-:fixiig so outrageous an upset price! ia'. £1'0 ip'r an;cre ori suburban land, has - receiived a wellkmerited che~k, not one 1-of the allotments having been offered a'" o t- the sale on Wedlnesday last. "The counlry lots, advertised at '1 per Sheare were readily purchased; The Vesta, steamer, will, mak a 'double trip ýto.day, being engaged -,tbo bring down a number, of:- fine-wooled T rams .froms the, brig':,Swan ;;:she will .,.accordingly arrive in Geelong .lhis:even ,.in,;and, will start:for Melbourne, to'p manorrow moruing.; " -- :'' ., The new Shop of Messrs Cullen and SEdols, was opened for business yestei day,. wih, we are,convinced, as, fine a how of meat as ev er was exhibited in ,these Colonies. ,We would recommend those who did not see the display ,yesterday, to avail themselves of the ;.treat ,to-day. The enterprize of the Sfirm is certainly deserving of success, ;,PElJURnY.-The infamy, whic...
SUPREME COURT. WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 20. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 23 August 1845
SUPREME COURT. WEDTE DAY, AUGUST 20. William Sparrow, James Daplin, and Frederick Bushe, were placed it the bar, the; former charged that he did at the Wiimera, on the 19th day of Octo ber, 18-14, maliciously and feloniously assault one male aboriginal black native called Jim Crow, by firing at him with :a gun, loaded with. one. feaden kullet,.thereby inflicting upon the left breast of the said aboriginal native a wound, from the effects of which the said Jim Crow died ; and the two latter, that they were on the day and year before mentioned present, counseling. aiding, assisting, and. abetting in saido murder of suck? aboriginal black native. Daniel Cameron, by Mr Barry.-x am an overseer, in the employ of Messrs Taylor and M.Pherson, on the 19th October, the prisoners came from Mr Cameron's in pursuit of some of the natives; I accompanied them; we went about fourteen miles. in the pur suit, when we overtook them ; we gt a guide at the blacks' 'camp ; the troop ers went a ehort, dis...
ORIGINAL CORRESPONDENCE. To the Editor of the Geelong Advertiser and squatters Advocate. Portland Bay District. August 21st, 1845. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 23 August 1845
OO:: IIGlNA4L CORRESPON DENCE:!i S,'o.thn EJditor of the Geplong?Advertiiserant a . l:e?? r Ad ocae. . iii^/i1~ ^ 1! '*ortl-nDu Bay District. 'M, r -Editor; u t 2 , SS,-I perceive by one of your late s'unfulberf that :Jyo have 'iublished a list ,?t tiAe, Names of the Subscribers to the q?.ghpin ,Emigratioi Society. I . am lather surprised at the. paucity 'of'suhlctihirsp considering the number " of:ýqualtcrs and others who are ema Sployets of labour in this district. i'i I.thiik it will he as well in a future number to publish the names of those ',petsons who have not as hitherto sub a cisiht d. ? 'I'try how is it that the inn and store "ikeepi.rs in Geelong have not subscribed t't'hrri'quitar? Are they not pmployers of J.loour ns well as ,(qulttlers ? There Ine ai?o many nobs nmmongst us, who n .ane iot s.ubscribd ; surely these gen t'?iemiin do Iot 'wish to be thought pitiful &lt; e menu ? --,'aIt i4 po.siblo that the puhliration';of iitliis may aft as a stiniulantt t(i ro...
FINANCIAL MINUTE. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 23 August 1845
- . FINANCIA'L'-MiNUTIE.'. 'te ordinary rer&piio;'6f the year 1I8t3,' ,khquonted to (6io'lttiing fa'acI 'tiis -tnta?or £I) £29?,211, and that for 1844 to .£26G,724; tlhe ordinary revenue of' 1844 was consequently iles than that of 1843 by £27,58G6. I'theo'expenditure chargeable on othe rdinary reveitue was in 1843 £'306,3it7, and in 1844 £257,891; tlih expenditure of 1844 was conse quently less than that of 1843 by £48,416. T hol'dccrea'seo in the reveude was ne rly 9. per cent; the decrease in tldeoxperid(ituro nearly 10 per cent;. Ilihe atnount appropriated to the sernice of the year 1844, by the Act C' Council, 7 Victoria, No. 20, wvas fi10, 77', and by the Act of 8 Vic lorFia No. 7; the fturther suim of £186i7'2, adding to which the amouni pfl tjijtschpdulss 'A, B1, anid (, ap peuilled to the 5th and 0th Victoria, c. 76, £81,oo600. r l'h whole of the expenditure chargenable'on the ordinary revenue of the colony during the year 1844, was estimated .£.291,043; the actual i...
ESTIMATES FOR PORT PHILLIP. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 23 August 1845
S !'TIMATES TOR POiiT PIILLIP. £ s. d. Post Oflice Department 4090 10 0 'lirbooir Maste r's De " partment : ...... ...0' 618 0 0 'linoys, Ruby Boat, &c. 965 0 0 ' Tih two Light Houses 500 1 3 ' The two Telegraphs .. 136 10 ]0 , Corotner's Department 530 0 0 Police- of Melbourne, ' (dediiuting one half ' the arilount, to be pro vided for by the Cor- . poration) ........ 640 4 l ""'iater Police ....... . 351 5 0 (Gaol................. 1428 11 3 Mft'dical Establislrhmnt. 886 17 0 PUBLIC wonRKS. ' Cler~k bf Works' De partiheit .......... . 436 2' 6 SS perintendent. of SBridiges ...........; 250 1 0 Forage, &c. for ditto.. 48 2 6 For' building' a Bridge . 'i.over the Ri?'erYarra ' S.Yarra .,...,.. . 8000 0 "0 ''o'd .exiend the 'l;Jettiyat . th:'C'oik .., ;.... .. '; .. Y . 400 0 0 o 'Tor repairing and ex tending the Queen's , S' harf, Mclbournine : 500 0 0. For extending the Pier: '' - at 'ortlaHid... .. ... "60 0 0 To; Icoriplie lie sidl'bs ' of 'tle Fic ?ir.li Wate , . ...
DESTRUCTIVE FIRE IN BARBADOES. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 23 August 1845
DESTRUCTIVE FIRE IN BAR BAI)OE . : (From tile Baibadoes Standardo PFlbrnary :4) IT is our melancholy thand aniicting duty this day to retiord one of the mo6st awful and calamitous' conflagra tions by whidh this city has been visiied. The particulars, as they have reached us, are. thlese :--On Monday ni'lht last,'a three-story stone;wall devlling, in the occupation of Mr Isanac Lobo" situate opposite the north-western ex tremity of Swan-street, was discovered to have taken fire on tihe groun'd floor is a front room, in which 'a coloured Woman, of the name of('Dindl, alias Mulatto, kept i cook shop. I"? appears that the woman Dial, had,, on Monday lanst; been confined to hei residence from siclkness, for she did not lodge in the room, and had:entrusted her isual cooking routine of the day to a young girl in:her service, and who, from carelessness, or some other ciuse unknown, must have.originated the fire. Engineswere soon brought into play. A house to the west of Mr Lobo's next took ...
SOUTH POLAR EXPEDITION. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 23 August 1845
SOUTH POLAR EXPEDITIO . 'On tbe, lIotor April last, 8I. Mf., hired •,arue Pagoda, arrived at King George's Sound iorefit, after her discovery cruize ('o til?:soutI?ward. Many of our readers will dobihtless recollect tihat the Pagoda wa bhire(d by tlihe naval cominniandt at thuo Cape of. Good: tlope, in pursuinc'e of orders from the British. Governmenit, for. the express purporo of prosecuting certain 'experiments relative to the mag netiia dip, and having been manned, of. ficered, and equipped from the flagship ,t the Ca'pe station. Lieut. Moore came from England to take thecotiomand, and .tle Pagoda sailed from the Cape on the 9.h January last, to pursue her object, which was to make magnetical observa. tioid oh a portion. of the circle of the globe, ib high south latitudes, which was left unfinished in the recent expe ditibn of the Erebus and Terror; an ob. ject which, notwithstanding the lateniess of the season, has been satisfactorily at. tained. The subject of magnetical in.. '...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 23 August 1845
TECTORZA HOTElss, S COnRIi OF MARRABOOL 0 MALLOP-STA REET CORIO. • "?]T ILLIAM LEW\IS, late of the Hi . ~bernian lhotel, Launceston, bees Sto inform his friends ard thire public generally, that having obtained a li Sense lsr the above Hotel, it is his in . lantion to conduct it in such a manner , -as to ensure the comfort of those parties , who may honor him with their patroun , age; as.a S FAMILY IIHOTEL, it will bIe found to possess many ad. rvantages, !having good and spacious Sprivate rooms; while to the settler com fort rnd economy in charges will be aitrictly attended to. The bed-rooms are airy, ann every endeavour will be u'ed by the, proprietor to render the Hotel second to none ini the colony, A choice and extensive selection of Wines, Spirits, and Malt Liquors have been ,Taid in, rnd of such quality as &lt;aniudt fail to gie~ sSatisfactiohi. -r, W.-.b:'Thegs to' addl, that having cor datducrt-d' for manry years with success, eve~il first-'rate Hotels in Van Die men...
MISCELLANEA. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 3 September 1845
MISCELLANEA. The saving on 'tumblers, decanters, and table glasses, by the new tariff, will be aboutone penny per lb. weight, or about three-halfpence in the price of a dozen wine glasses. A letter frow Mons, D'Abadie} dated Aden, Oct. 17.,.states that he has dise covered the source of the White bile, in the Ganira coutintry. The total importations of cattle since the passing of the Act 5th and 6th Victoria, cap. 47, (July 9, 1S42,) to Jan. 5, 1845, have been as follows: -'980 oxen and biulls, 2561 cows, 164 calves, 3545 sheep, 38 lambs, and 1042 swine and liogs. At the Bucks Conservative feed, the other day, the sapient Dukle of Buckingham expressed his conviction, that if protection to agriculture be withdrawn, Great Britain must "dwindle into a mere colony, to be dictated to by other and less powerful nations !" The Dublin Mercantile Advertiser asserts, very circumstantially, that her Majesty will pay a visit to Ireland ini July. We understand that the late Marquis of Westministe...
BRITISH TRADE WITH CHINA. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 3 September 1845
BRITISH TRADE WITH CHINA. How rnuch British trade is likely to be benefitted by Sir Henry Pottinger's la bours in China, may be in some measure conjectured by the increase which has already taken place in that trade, of which we find mention made in the speech of the Mayor of Mancherter, at an entertainment given in that town to Sir Henry, on the 26th December .: ~ I have heard an eiclamation which proceeded from one of our country man, ufacturera tipon the subject, which I dare Say will convey some idea to the m.'nds of gentlemen present, of the ad vantages which we are likely to derive from tho extensioh of iutercourse with China. 'Why,' said the worthy manuu factnrer, ' all the mills we now have will hardly make yarn to find them with nightcaps and socks." The tariff which Sir Henry Pottinger obtained reduced the amount of import-deties in China to one-fourth: To shew the effec which it has already had, the Mayor quoted a statement of the exports tot China during the years 1843 a...
RICHARD HOWITT'S IMPRESSIONS OF AUSTRALIA FELIX. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 3 September 1845
RICAIRD ilOWITT'S IMPRIESSION OF AUSTRALIA FELIX. (Prom the Spectator.) FROM his own incidental account, it appears, that Richard Howitt, the brother of William, was born and brought up upon an English farm, and accustomed to "handle all sorts of tools, agricultural and others." But neither the facts befoke his eyes, nor experience of the hard reality, could imp~ress him with the imporlance of of the truth as it is in nature, over the .mediumn by which it is conveyed to the minds of others. The poetaster and literateur were born:with Rich ardnt he "would die in them at the stake ;" "fire' would only subdue his preference for words and fancies by decomposing him altegother. What could induce such a man to turn settler in a new country, seems difficult-to divine, even though a brother and brother-in-law were about to seek their fortune in Aus tralia Felix; however, to Port Phil lip he went; and his four years' lucubrations exhibitasingular picture of the pastoral mind engaged in prac ...
MELBOURNE ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 3 September 1845
ark AJkrtk pur4-. Aoe,S,D-Giw ua, biarqor, for, tbp .Mau. r1t124 itl'%je 'irfie; 'a'iC~azgers -Mr' nud :7ee7rk~ I 1n~and:fouirnhi!dren-]%r aiud Mrs' +'J lsoi tt.d child; J; Ca'e~Ilgh; Pewee. Jacky. 'rann IJoyle, M~r and Mrs hdow, Goodson, and. Tb.Cnrio H~onnrl. 'will meet' on 9Thunrsdny tlt"> 4;Ih t5prpiriner, at"the' I1 rwan Inn, nt daybreak.' .N B .This eouiitry. will not be hunted ngain ti p~n
REMOVAL OF MR LA TROBE. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate — 3 September 1845
REMOVAL OF MR LA TROBE. The Courier gives, the following report as authentic, but does n6t give any autlidrity or proof of the fact: IsteriLLIGaNCE has reached the pro vince, by the Achilles, that her Majesty the Queen has been graciously pleased to relieve his Honor Charlos Joeph La Trobe, Esq., of the office of Superu. tendant of Port Phillip, and conferred that dignity, with the title of Lieu tenart.Governor, on a gentleman of the name of Head, a brother we believe, of that eminent man Sir Francis Bond Head, lately the Governor of Upper Canada. What manner of.nan Mr- Head is we have not the slightest notion of ; indeed, we are not aware of ever before having heard his. name but we are' perfectly willing to take him on chance, for we know that we' canntia-possibly change for the worse. . We rejoice most sincerely at Mr La Trobe's removal, andi we are satisfied that the joy we feel is participated. in by nearly every person with a mind of his own in the entire province; indeed weca...