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Domestic Intelligence. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 23 December 1848
RACES- NE YEnA'S DAY.-GOULBURN NEW RAI CotiUiSEi Webeileg to iniorim the sporting epmmiunity that'the above Race'Course is situate at tlhe Basin,"topoif :Frog's Hole,:one inile-and a hialf. fromn the, Shingled' Hut, and to which finger postswiill diiect; A handsome and useful Silver 'Tanlkard'wvill` be runn for, together with other 'prizes. Forfpa t Firticulirs, see advertisement; in. another coltimnn. ; TnlEATficALS.-Tlie Amateur Club are till nmaintitininig their ground, in piblii. estimrittion. Qndfi iefd'naylist, 'tieifi uti ffilldamiaof ?i ed''Rid fover,' was prodliteed:with a stronig easte of'cfil? irate'rs, butl~ owing to the inclemenoy of thedweea ther: the attendance to 'witness the -perforimance w?as:ratheie.small. Thlie sceines on board ship were ,very cleverly: managed -'arid thed bustle of- thei iscene-wliilih is the life of .the m elodraihii; w?s .kep:t p with considerable successi'- .."Mi'. Albert; 'Mr.t Williams; and Mr1I Watson' with oiur comic ,friendIHolland, .act...
HENRIETTE. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 23 December 1848
HENRIETTE. From a Translation by M?r. Tuoests of GEN. ST- HILATISE'S new Work, entitled "Facts illus. trating the Public and Private Life of Na poleon." At Saint Helena, when the weather was favor able, Napoleon always rode out either in his car ringe or on horseback, but as soon as he became familiar with the confined space allotted to him there, he often preferred exploring the secluded roads. After having finished his daily task of dictation (for one of his favorite occupations was Ihe dictation of his memoirs), and spent some hours in reading, he dressed about three o'clock, and then went out, accompanied by General JBertrand, Mons. Les Cases, or Gen. Gourgaud. His rides were all directed to the neighbouring village, which he took much pleasure in ex ploring, and where he found himself more free from observation. Though the roads were in some places almost impassable, his taste for ex ploration seemed to increase rathler than dimi nish-even the pleasure of ranging this valley wa...
Police Incidents. TUESDAY, Dec. 19, 1848. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 23 December 1848
TUESDAY, Dec. 1.9, 18-18. Before W. H. IIovELL, Esq., J.P. and WILLIAM CHIATFIELD, Esq., J.P. DRirUNiCKADS. - Margaret Doyle, was charged with being drunk in the public streets of Goul burn, on the 16th instant. Constable Kelly deposed. to the necessary facts, and the Bench ordered the deposit of £1 Is. to be forfeited, ten shillings for the benefit of the hospital and the remainder for the informer and costs. Charles Bartholomew appeared to answer Tlh information of the Chief Constable, for a similar offence committed on the 19th' instant. The defendant pleading guilty was fiued in the pe nalty of 5s. with Is. costs. LAncENv.-Josephl Leicester, ticketo-of.eave holder, was placed at the bar, charged with robbing Mrs. M'Geary, a resident in this town, of a watch. The prosecuti ix having been sworn, stated that she was the wife of Cornelius M'Geary, a general dealer, living in the town of Goulburn, and that on Wednesday previous she went to the house of a person of tile name of Willia...
TO CORRESPONDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 23 December 1848
TO CORIRESPONDENTS" T. S. asks us to answer a question to satisfy his curiosity, and that of our "fair readers." However we might desire to oblige the ladies who do us the honor to cast their bright eyes over our columns, we cannot accede to his re quest. The individual alluded to is an un obtrusive gentleman, and, we believe, never considered his pretensions to beauty to be more than ordinary. The handsomest man in GoulbTru has desisted from his vulgar ad vances towards the young and beautiful Miss - ; but we hear he has been doing the dis agreeable to another fair specimen of creation, living in A- Street. The ladies of Goul burn, in Congress, have voted him a nonE. Our Yass' Correspondent is thanked for his at tention. P. K. has been received, and will be attended to En.'ru;.'--In Mr. Hall's letter in our last, itl the first line, instead of " according to the," read " among the." A few other errors crept into our last issue, but of so palpable a kind, that it is needless for us ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 23 December 1848
IMPORTANT ! THE "GOULBURN HERALD ", having now established it self as the local organ of the inha bitants of Argyle, King, Murray, Georgiana, as well as of the large Squatting Districts on the Lower Lachlan, Murray, Murrumnbidgee lIVlaneroo, &c., &c., it may: be justly considered the most advan tageous medium through which advertisers can make known their announcements. Subscribers' Names and Adver tiseinents will be received at the Printing Office, Auburn - street, Goulburn, and by the following Agents : SYDNEY ......Mr. T. EDWARDS, Bookseller, (late Magee) Pitt-street, near Hunter-street QUEANBEYAN .. Mr. S. NUTTER BUNGONIA ..... Mr, TRIMBLE BERRIMA.......Mr. NOEL CHAPMAN YASS...........Mr. MALLYON, Ch.Constable GUNDAGAT..... Mr. SIMPsoN, Inun-keeper B3RAIDWOOD .... Mr. WILLIAMS, Storekeeper LAKE GEORGE,. Mr. SAM. CROWTHER MARULAN, .....Mr. FULLIAMES BUNGENDOIRE.. Mr. O. BYRNE BINDA .......... Mr. MonRRIS, Inn-keeper JUJYONG FLAT Mr. SHEAHAN, Innkeeper. Murruinbidg...
A MAGISTERIAL DECISION. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 23 December 1848
A MAGISTERIAL DECISION. Oun readers will observe in another column a report of a decision in the Police Oflice in this town on Tuesday last,.-which caused much surprise to those present at the time of its delivery, and vwhic; has since been the subject of much animadversion. We allude to the case of a man who summoned his em ployer's agent, Mr. Martyr, for wages due to him. The facts are shortly these:-The complainant entered into service for a specified length of time, and after having performed a portion of it, he refused to complete the term of the agrcement for some assigned reason ; his master told him to go and seek for his wages the best way he could, and gave him a dis charge of service according to the pro visions of Mr. Murray's Act." The man sued his master, who admitted the ser vice, the discharge, and the greater part of the money the man claimed, and, in despite of the whole evidence, the com plaint was dismissed, and the servant left the Court of Justice minus his wag...
"PALMAM QUI MERUIT FERAT." OURSELVES. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 23 December 1848
" PALMAM QUI MERJUIT FERAT." 0 OURSELVES. Tna second quarter of our literary ex istence closes with the present number, and we should be sadly wanting in gra titude if we did not return our sub scribers very many thanks for the pa tronage they have extended towards us during the past six months. We have endeavoured in our selectiN-s, and in our original information. co pre sent the public with the .l,"st and'most important intellioe,.. of occurrences which have ta .. ,-'ace in the Old World as well as ." tie Colonies; and by se lec-"6 our information from journals of dll creeds and parties have, we believe, successfully shewn that our object has been to hold as it were the mirror up to events, and reflect them in their true and undistorted colors. With respect to to the original articles emanating from 'the editor himself, or his "tail," we can safely refer to them as embodying the discussin.idof some of the most interesting toplsc-,that have been agitated in the Colony. . ..u The o...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 23 December 1848
DIED, ON December 14, at her residence, Sussex-St., Sydney, (late of Nailsworth, Glouestershire, England,) of dysentery, Mary, the beloved wife of William Skelton, aged 49 years.
[?]TAPH, [?] J. K. HUME. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 23 December 1848
EPITAPH, FOR J. K. HUME. He paid (?) the debt we all must pay, But not in Nature's mildest way; For all the ties that bind to life-- Health, affluence, comfort, children, wife, Parents, and kindred justly dear, &nbsp; A home esteemed both far and near-- Fast held him, when from home he sped, By generous, manly ardour led; For, from the gunshot's sound he guessed Some neighbour there was sore oppressed By Whitton's fierce and ruthless band, Whose deeds of blood rang through the land. Quickly he reached the fatal place, And met the bandit, face to face; &nbsp; &nbsp; When, as he spurned the murderous threat, His dauntless spirit paid the debt &nbsp; That hurried to an early tomb, The generous, kind, intrepid Hume. FELIX.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 30 December 1848
LADVERTIBEMENT.] -- COLDS, CoUGHa, A: ASTHMA, EASILY CURED BY Hot?iowY's P~iLs, Let no persob suffering from Asthma consid himself past all cure, even if so bal 'as to b unable to lie dovn in bed, withiht trying t h effect of these celebrated Pills, as a few dose will soon carry off the plhlegih and oppressio from the chest and produce a healthy action the lungs. A proper Course of this famed nied olne will ensure a cure. Inveterate colds an coughs will soon yield to 'the like tiCatmen The testimony of the Rev. David Williah's, We ley~n hniister, at Beaumaiais, is to this eke most astonishing. TERMS..- Eight Shillings and Sixpence p quarter-if paid in advance, Seven Shilling and Sixpence per quarter. No verbal communication can be attended and all letters must be post-paid, or they wi not be taken in. C No receipt is genuine except on yellow p per and signed by the proprietors WILLIA JONEB. ADVERTISEMENTS are charged 2s. Od. f the first inch of space, and Is. for each add tional inc...
MEETING OF UNEMPLOYED OPERATIVES. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 30 December 1848
MEETING OF UNEMPLOYED OPERATIVES. A PuBLLO meeting, convened by the Mayor upon requisiton, was held at the School of Arts on Wednesday evening for the purpose of peti tioning the Governor to open public works in Sydney, on which to employ a number of mecha nics alleged to be at the present time unable to find employment. The MAYOR having taken the chair opened the proceedings. He said that he did not in tend to take any part in the proceedings except that which his oflioe as chairman involved, the preservation of order, and in this he hoped he should have the support of all present. Mr. CUsNINOQHnIE, of the " People's Advo cate," who acted ds secretary, then read the fol lowing letters : " Sir,--I must beg to decline to attend your meeting for the following reasons : " Because the revenue which is principally raised from the wages of the people ought to be expended for the good of all, and not of a parti cular class. " Be'ctuse it is jutst'as improper'to spend public money to keep u...
THE WEDDING RING. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 30 December 1848
THE WVEDDING flING. Hail ! little, simple circle of pure gold, Whose strong magnetio powers for ever hold; What tho' you seem so very small and slight, No power can sever those whom you unite. There sure Was nothing ever formed by fate, At once so little, and at once so great: "The dearest wish of youth, and manhood's pride," The heart-felt joy of every blushing bride, Who often yield up every hope of life, For that plain circle and tlte name of wife. P. I.
DESTRUCTION OF THE CITY OF ALBAN BY FIRE. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 30 December 1848
DESTRUCTION OF THE CITY OF ALBA BY FIRE. THE most important news froin the Unit' States is that of a moyt destructive fire whi, occurred at the city of Albany, the capital of t State of New York, on the ]7th of Augo "Most of the commercial portion of the city, wi fifteen or twenty densely populated 'treets at squares, were in five hours reduced to ruit From Herkimer-street, where the fire broke ao to Columbia-street, where it was arrested, tl distance was more than half a mile. The rul covered an area of 200 acres, every foot of'whic was densely covered with buildings; there we tmore houses upon it than any equal space the city. Four fifths of the buildings burnt we brick, most of them large and substantial stru tures; many of them three or four stories hig The latest accounts from the scene of the cal mity represent that four hundred and thirty-nit valuable houses were destroyed; besides whic eleven tow-boats, between fifty and sixty can boats, one schooner, and two floats, ware bu...
THE ROYAL VISIT TO SCOTLAND. ARRIVAL OF HER MAJESTY AT ABERDEEN. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 30 December 1848
THE ROYAL VISIT TO SCOTLAND. ARIIVAL OF HER MAJESTY AT ABERDEEN. Aberdeen, Thursday evening-At eight o'clock this morning the Royal yacht Vinnria and Al bert rounded the Girdleness light. and steamed right up into the harbour of Aberdieen. The passage from Woolwich was made in 39 hours and a half, and from the Nore iu 37 hours this last run being without a pjis-rallel in the history of steam navigation between Aberdeen and London. When the Royal yacht was tclegraphed from the Girdleness Lighthouse, the harbour au thorities were quite taken by surprise. From the information of the'embarkation received yester day by the Provost, from Sir George Grey, it was not expected that thie Royal squadron would reach Aberdeen Bay until. seven o'clock this evening, and then only by an effort to save the evening tide. But so perfect were all the ar rangements made for her Meajesty's reception, and so fully alive were the civic authorities to the importance of leaving nothing to be done at the last...
ODD FELLOWS' DINNER. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 30 December 1848
ODD FELLOWS' DINNER. THE members of the Strangers' Friend Lodge of the Manchester Unity dlined together at Host Moses', Royal Hotel, on Tuesday evening last. Several visitors were present. I'he company sat.down to dinner at half-past seven o'clock; the Rev. W. Ross in the chair, Dr. Gerrard acting as croupier. The tables literally groaned beneath the good lcheer provided by the worthy host, whose name is known far and near as a caterer of the good things of the world. Upon the cloth being removed, The Chairman gave the toasts of the Queen, Prince Albert, and the Royal Family, whici elicited, in their turn, the loyal demonstrations wvhioh we expbcted friom the cotipay,,ii'tidnberintg s it didt, some of.the most talented and respect able inhabitauts of ietdwii. : " Thie Armyanid Ntivy" was then drunk, and respnrded to iy .-b . Dr. Gerrard,.. who said that it was late to fitdl a mnembei of a v olnitairy corps aekiilpovledging he' .hohO.rs .Yliieh t had: just. beel: paid to the United S...
Original Poetry. THE LOCK OF HAIR. THE DYING WIFE TO HER HUSBAND. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 30 December 1848
THE LOCK OF HAIR. THE DYING WIFE TO HER HUSBBAND, Take this lock, which once adorned The brow on which thou loved to gaze ; When affection for thee, warmed My young heirt in brighter days. 'Twas the pledge which first I gave thee, When thy love response had met; 'Tis the last that now I leave thee, Ere the sun of life be set. Take it, 'twill perchancee remind thee Of her, whose love till death was thine; Keep it, 'twill remain behind me, Still unchanged, by changing time: When the eyes which now behold thee, Cannot tell the love I bore, And the arms which now enfold thee, Shall clasp thee to this heart no more. And when Death his tribute claiming, Shall take from thee my mortal frame, This undying lock remaining, Its silken gloss will still retain. CLAItEN?E LINDEN.
LAND AND IMMIGRATION DEPOSITS. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 30 December 1848
LAND AND IMMIGRATION-DEPOSIT h i 1TN pursuance of instructions received from the Right Honorable the' Secreetary of State, His Excellency -he Governor, with the advice of the Exectitive;Couneil, has been pleased to estab. lish the following Regulatiols; undrler which persons who 'may delposit in the Colonial Trea sury sums intteuded by, them . to be itivested in the.purchase of f,i:CiwOa Lands, will receive all allowanc. of ititerest .thereon, with the right of lttotninating tile emigranuts on whose inatrduction the portion of the money which is applicable to Innaigration 'purposes sliall be'expetled : 1" Moiley ititeudled to be ;ested in the paur chase of Crown Lands, under the ordinary Re agulations of the Government, may be deposited in the Colonial Treasury, at Sydney or iMel boune, in even sums of not less than five pounds each, and on ti all moneys so deposited there Wirll be allowed interest at the rate of five. per cenit. pert anatuli for tiny period, not exceed tig five yea...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 30 December 1848
NEW YEAR'S DAY. T HE following RAcEs will come of' on the GOULBUIt NEW RACE COURSE, at Eleven o'Clock A.M. on MONDAY NEXT, Jan. 1. First ~Lace. For a very handsome SILVER TANKARD, manufactured by that celebrated silver-smith, Mr. R. LAMB, of Sydney; for all untrhined Iacks. Heats, one mile:and a-half; entrances to the value of £10. Second Race. A HOGSKIN -SADDLE, (MusoGRAVE's own make), complete; untrained llacks. Heats, round the course ; entrance to value of £4. Third Race. PONY RACE. For a NEW SILVER WATCH; heats, round the course-entrance five-shillings. Fourth: Race. HURDLE RACE. "A HOGSKIN SADDLE;. (M1USGRAVE'S own make), complete; untrained Hacks. Heats, one mile and a half; six leaps; entrance to value of £4. N.B.-The winner of Ihe Tankard will not be allowed-torun forthesecondprize. The entrances to be made and the Judge and Stewards ap. pointed, at the " Chequers Ian," Goulburn, on Saturday. evening, 80th December, 1848, from 7 to 9 o'clock. Go. SAVE THE QUEEN. CAUTION. TH...
Domestic Intelligence. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 30 December 1848
THE NEW COURT HOUSE will be occupied next week for the transaction of the Police busi ness. THE COMMERCIAL HOTEL.-We paid a visit last evening to Mr. Woodward's new premises, the Commercial Hotel, in Market-square, and found that the future host had completed his excellent arrangements for receiving his friends on Monday next. Such an enterprizing iudi vidual as -lr. W. should meet with every en couragement at the hands of the public, his ac commodatiou being of the first-rate order to ensure comfort and convenience. NEW APPOINTMENT.-His Excellency the Go. vernor has been pleased to appoint George Barney, Esq., to be Chief Commissioher of Crown Lands, until Her Majesty's pleasure be known; to take effect from 1st Januacry, 1849. RIAC?S-NEW YEAR'S DAY.-A good day's sport is fully expected on.Monday next,-when several races will be run-(see advertisement)-and which with two private matches, will afford, no doubt, a very prime bit of sport to the lovers of the 'Turf. THEATRICALs.-Mr. H...