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COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE. MELBOURNE MARKETS. Saturday, 20th October. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Guardian — 26 October 1855
COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE. MELBOURNE MAllKETS. . Saturday," 20tli October. !' The liorse market this week wns very brisk, and sales were very large. The demand continues : T .unabated for/good, sound, useful horses in good condition,. aha maintained liist week's prices, which we cannot do better than repeat, except for small rough hacks,; which are now almost un saleable at frdm .£8 to.£15. First-class draught horses, fresh from_tho country, from £70 to £U0; second class, i'rom £50 to £80; and small sized : ditto, from £30 to £50; extra superior, from £90 to £110.' ' First-class upstanding saddle and . harness) horses &lt;from £50 to £70; second class; from £30 to £50; inferior, from.£20 to £30, : Fat Cattle.—There has been a full supply of fat cattle this .week, but tlio greater part of them wore only of second rate quality.; These moved off very slowly at from 20s to 22s Gd per 100 lbs. For prime quality there was a brislc demand, and for a few pens ot very prime bullocks hi...
HACKNEY CARRIAGES, HAWKER, NEWS VENDOR, IDLE OR DISORDERLY PERSON. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Guardian — 26 October 1855
Hackney Carriages, Hawker, News vendor, ^ Idle or Disorderly Person. No Hackney carriage shall stand for. hire op-; posite to or on any side of the General Post; Office, in Melbourne, or any other j Post Office in the Colony; nor shall any hawker, newsvendor, idle or; disorderly person, stop or loiter on the flagway or pavement opposite to or on the pre mises of the General or any other Post Office under penalty of a sum not exceeding £20 or three months' imprisonment,' with or without hard labor.
TARIFF OF DUTIES Payable on the following articles imported into Victoria, all other merchandise being admitted duty free, from all countries, and under any flag. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Guardian — 26 October 1855
TARIFF OF DUTIES Payable on the following^ articles unportedinto Victoria, all other merchandise being admitted duty free; from all countries, and under any flag. ■ . : ■ d. ' Ale, Porter, Sprucomid other Beer, Cidor and Perry,: ■ • the gallon ... ... ... '. .0 0 Cigars, the lb. ... ... 3 0 Collco and Chicory tliu lb. ... ... ... : ... 0 2 Spirits, or .Strang waters, of any strength not exceed- . ing the strength of proof by Sykcs'hydrometer, mid.so on ;in .proportion for any greater or. loss ■ : , strength than the strength of proof, the gallon ... 10 0 Spirits, Cordials, Liqueurs, or Strong Waters, sweet ened or mixed with any article, so that the degrco. of strength cannot bo ascertained by Sykos' hydro- -; : :■> •meter, the gallon ... ... ... ... "10 0 Spirits,- perfumed, the gallon ... ... ... 10 . 0 Sugar, raw and refined,'and sugar candy, por cwt. ... G ,0 Molasses and Treacle, the cwt. ... ..; . ... ... ... 3 0 Tea, the lb. 0'6 Tobacco and Snuff, ttio lb. - ... 2 0 .Wine,...
MEMS. FROM THE DIGGINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Guardian — 26 October 1855
MEMS. PEOM TI-IE DIGGINGS. Ciieswicks Cbeeic.—In consequence of Mr. Macdouald's claim to the Clunes ■gold-field us his: private property, an asso ciation has-been 'formed here, having' for its motto, " Protection, union, and organi sation among the diggers, and the preser vation of tlie. gold-fields; of. Victoria for the people by, lawful and constitutional means." During the week, some parties at Spring Hill have done very well, having hit on a small but rich load. . Eureka.—The Eureka has just recov ered from ; one of those periods, of tempo rary poverty to which all our lines are subject, and after which there is always another period of remarkably rich yields. Mount Blackwood.—The last few fine; days have effected considerable im provements on. this gold field—some heavy, finds-being, reported; but: large numbers have left for Fieiy , Creek,1 attracted by the favorable reports received from thence; The mania at present is for quevtz-reefs, which are being opened in all direction...
NEWSPAPERS. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Guardian — 26 October 1855
Newspapers. Printed, sent from one Post Town to another within the Colony, or .from the Colony to any. place beyond Seas, to be charged One Penny each, prepaid. > : Conditions. To be sent without a cover, or in a cover open at the sides, and folded in such a manner that the true date of publication shall be legible. Except the name and address of the person to whonvsent, there shall be no other word or communication, letter, character, figure, or number written, printed, or otherwise marked on the newspapers posted. Not more than three copies to be posted in one packet. If printed in Victoria, to be posted within seven days after publication. Newspapers from be3rond Seas will be delivered to their original address free of charge, but if re posted in the Colony will be subjected to the postage of Id. each, prepaid. Posted in any Post Town in the Colony, ad dressed to a person within its limits or suburbs, One penny, prepaid by stamps. . Newspapers to be posted at such hours as the...
No title [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Guardian — 26 October 1855
The Conscience.—The conscience is the most elastic: material in tlie world. To-day.you cannot stretch,it over mole-hill; to-morrow it hides a mountain. -Chinese Maxim. ; ; Old Ladies.—"The death of an old man's -wife," says Lamarfcine, iff. is like- cut ting" clown an ancient: oak,that, has: long shaded the family mansion. Henceforth the glare of the world, with its cares and vicissitudes, falls upon the old widower's heart, and there is nothing- to break their force, or shield it from the weight of mis fortune. It is as if his rig-lit hand was withered—as if .one wing-, of an eagle was broken, and every movement that he made only brought him to the: ground. His eyes are: dim and glassy; ana when the film of death falls over, him, he.misses those accustomed, tones which might: have: soothed his passage to the grave." "Comfaiusons are Odious."—School master : Robert, compare the adjective "cold."—Robert: Positive, '' cold";. com-' parative, " cough"; superlative " coffin". ' A Reviva...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Guardian — 26 October 1855
ADVERTISEMENTS. JOB PRINTING. Every Description of Letter Press Printing INCLUDING POSTERS, HAND-BILLS, CARDS, BILL-HEADS, CIRCULARS, U,, executed on the shortest notice and on the MOST REASONABLE! TERMS, AT THE OFFICE Wf TO ADVERTISERS. Advertisements not exceeding 10 words will lie charged Is. 10 words and under 20 - - - - 2s. 20 „ „ 30 - - - - 2s. 6d. '■ 30 „ „ 40 - - - - 3s. 6d. Advertisements exceeding'10 words will be charged as follows:— 1 inch - - - - - - - 4s. Cd. 2 „ 8s. 3 „ 10s. 6d. And 2s. will be charged for every additional inch for each insertion, ■ A discount of 10 per cent, will be allowed on.jid-. veridements inserted for three months, and 25. per cent; for any furthei period. Advertisements will be continued until counter manded, unless otherwise speeiliediniiie order; and no AdverliseiiienlS'can be .withdrawn,Hitor.uuon on 'Weiinesilii^'s. vNo verbal instructions can'be attended lo. • , All Advertisements must be paid fou IN advance. Subscriptions: Payable in adv...
Gipps Land Guardian, Friday, 26th October, 1855. THE BATTLE OF PREROGATIVE AND OF RIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Guardian — 26 October 1855
©tews Hanti &lt;@uartofan, Friday, 2Qf,h Octobcr, 1855. THE BATTLE OF PREROGATIVE AND OP RIGHT. The act of Sir Henry Young- in proroguing the Legislative Council of Tasmania, when in the height of a struggle effectively to carry out an enquiry into the flagrant abuses of one department of the Govern ment, is one over which we hardly know whether to rejoice or be sad. Looking at a government, and considering its relation to a people, every good citizen desires the maintenance of most entire harmony be tween the governing and governed. The interaction between these is of necessity productive of irritation, which may be either healthy and pleasant, or torturing and maddening1. Some phisiologists have laid it down as a doctrine that the human frame presents a combination of parts and functions which, constantly acting upon this principle of mutual irritation, result in the general soundness, strength, and pleasure of the whole ; and that, where a prepon derance of this power is ...
RAILWAYS AND LAND SALES. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Guardian — 26 October 1855
RAILWAYS AND LAND SALES. Our friends at Sydney have had a grand ovation on the opening1 of their railway; and they have glorified themselves, as they so well know how to do, at the expense of their neighbours, on the acquisition of the longest working line in the Australian colonies. They have got sixteen miles completed to Paramatta; at an expense we believe of about £30,000 per mile. But it is not the first railway opened on this continent; although we would not detract from the credit of the Legislature and the Government that have persevered so nobly in their useful undertaking. With smaller resources' than ourselves, a more difficult country to pass .through, and incomparable less traffic with the interior, than we have with the gold-fields, to encouiage them; they/have persisted—we will not say.dog ; geclly, but manfully—in . their. herculean • task] and they have accomplished enough to interest even local ignorance and native bigotry in the extension' of the project. - It is ...
POSTAGE ON LETTERS. Town. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Guardian — 2 November 1855
Postage on Letters. Town. Under half an ounce, One rate—2d. Exceeding half and ounce and not exceeding one ounce, Two rates—4d. • Exceeding one ounce and not exceeding two ounces, Four rates—Sd. Exceeding two ounces and not exceeding three ounces, Six rutes—Is. And every ounce or fraction of an ounce four pence additional. Inland. Under half an ounce, One rate—4d. Exceeding half an ounce and not exceeding one ounce, Two rates—8d. • Exceeding one ounce and not exceeding two ■ ounces, Four rates—Is. 4d. • Exceeding two ounces and not; exceeding three ounces, Six rates—2s. . ' . And evory ounce or fraction of an ounce " ' • eight pence addiuonal. Ship—for transmission out of the Colony. Under half an ounce, One rate 6d. Exceeding half an ounce and not exceeding one ounce, Two rates—Is. Exceeding one ounce and not exceeding two ounces, Four rates—2s. Exceeding two ounces and not exceeding three ounces, Six rates—3s. And every ounce or fraction of an ounce one shilling additional. Letter...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Guardian — 2 November 1855
POETRY. SONG or THE FARMER. 'Give to the lord his palace grand, And halls of splendid pride j A fig for all his dignities, ■ And all his pomp beside! Give me the Farmer's peaceful home, Beneath the maples high, "Where nature's warblers wake the song The waters prattling nigh. The citizen may love the town, And Fashion's gaudy show; The brilliant pageantry of Art May please the eye, I know; But Nature's charms delight the heart, All simple though they be; The acres broad, the streamy vales, The lowing herds for me! What though the bronze is on our cheek, Toil-calloused is our hand, With honest pride we stand erect, The nobles of the land; •For " patriot truth," that spirit bright, In this wide world so rare, Points proudly to the Fanner's home, And cries—My own are there! cnontjs. Then here's to him who tills the soil, - The true, the strong, the brave! Without him Art, would fly the land, And Commerce leave the wave; And yet no frown of hauteur cold • Disdains his manly brow;— ; Hai...
CALENDAR FOR THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Guardian — 2 November 1855
CALENDAR FOR THE MONTH OK NOVEMBER. Sunday 4 11 18 25 , Monday . 5 12 .19 '26 ' Tuesday . — 6 13 20' 27 ' Wednesday — 7 14 21 28'' Thursday 1 8 15 22 29 Friday . 2 9 •16 23 30 Saturday. 3 10 17 24; —r "Whose pig's are these', 'my lad?"— "Wlioy, they belong- to that big- sow there."—"No; I mean who is their mas ter?"-—"WJioy" again answered the lad, "that little 'un there ; he's a rare'un to feig'ht." '
RURAL CALENDAR FOR NOVEMBER. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Guardian — 2 November 1855
RURAL CALENDAR FOR . - ' NOVEMBER. -..Kitchen- Garden.-.—Sow spinach of the round leaved kind at least twice during tliis month; sow also lettuces, endive, cel ery, cauliflowers, cucumbers, pumpkins, turnips, peas' and beans; plant scarlet run ners, tomatoes,'lettuces, capsicums, cauli flowers, leeks, eschalots, celery, cabbages, brocoli, Savoys; and plant out radishes for seed. Transplant from the - seed bed tomatoes, Gliili pepper, capsicums; weed and thin the beds of advancing1 young crops, such as carrots, onions, parsnips, beetroot etc., and tie up lettuces; Aspara gus will now be in full bearing- order, and in cutting- be careful not to injure the ad joining shoots. ISTip the tops oft" the beans •••that- are in - blossom; of the long Windsor kinds j stake pens of the. marrowfat and tall growing- kinds; water all newly plant ed crops till they take root. Continue to shelter kidney beans and other tender plants during- this ■month,-; as the summer months are very injurious to th...
COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE. MELBOURNE MARKETS. Saturday, October 27th, 1855. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Guardian — 2 November 1855
COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE. MELBOURNE MARKETS. Saturday, October 27th,' 1855. Cattle.—This week we notice;a-- considerable improvement in the horse market; On Monday we disposed of ft mob of forty brought down by ■ Mr;, O'Hare, from Mr. M'Farlane's station,; Gipps Land. They were: very superior,'.and i; ranged' from 15?. to 96?.: The brokcn-in portion of them ' averaged 45?. and the iinbrokciu33?.,-thewholo.. r lot making 38?. per head. We also sold to-day 35 head of\"a : mixed, class, at' an average of 15?.: Working bullocks,.15?. to ?20?. per pair.;demand and supply limited. ,-Milch cows little enquiry, and prices nominal. > _Beef.—The supply of fat cattle has been very ; v* limited during the past week. Prices are firm at; our last quotations. • ' • Mutton.—We have still to report a fair num ber of sheep offering. Prices'continue as1; pre viously reported. Hay.—This market is without material altera tion since our last report. The advance quoted on the 20th instant has had the ef...
CORRESPONDENCE. A TRIP TO WELSHPOOL. "MAGNA EST VERITAS ET PREVALEBIT." To the Editor of the Gipps Lund Guardian. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Guardian — 2 November 1855
CORRESPONDENCE. A TRIP .TO WELSHPOOL. ■■-•.'"MAGNA EST VUIUTAS ET PltEVALElJIT.", To the Editor of the Gipps Lund Guardian. Dea.ii Sir.—I trust in the cause of the above: motto, you will do mis the favor, unci justice to in-; sert the following lines, culled for in reply to' what I am sorry to terra, the evidently splenetic remarks of your'Correspondent 'Examiner' elated 16 th October,. and .which appeared in your weekly" issue of lOt.h October. . As reliable facts find truthful circumstances are only brought out and substantiated by free dis cussion, and as I am open to error as well as other's men, I abandon in the present the "nomine (le plume" of ' A Traveller,' under which you were previously kind enough to insert my innocent lucubrations in your, paper of- 12th October, the tenor : of which seem to have given so much umbrage to ' Examiner.' To the facts then.—-I re-aver that Port Albert - is situated on'the point of a neck of • land, formed by the two small rivers -Tarra and A...
HACKENEY CARRIAGES, HAWKER, NEWSVENDOR, IDLE OR DISCORDERLY PERSON. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Guardian — 2 November 1855
ey Carriages, Hawker, Newsvendor, Idee or djsoitdeitr.y Person. No Iliickney ciirringe shall stand for hire op- 1 pnsite to or 'on any side of the General Post I OfficOj in Melbourne, or any other Post Office in p the Colony, ' nor shall, any. hawker, newsvendor, Mj idle or disorderly person, stop or loiter on the ij Hagway or pavement opposite to or on the pre- H mises of the General. or any other Post Office if under penalty of a sum-not; exceeding £20 or ® three a months', imprisonment, with or without §1 hard labor. ||