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THE HOSPITAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 15 July 1848
THE HOSPITAL. WE regret to learn that. the remarks of our correspondent, relative to the ma nagement of this institution, hasgiven offence in some quarters; and as our only object in publishing his letter was to bring the subject under discussion, we beg to invite any individual who may feel aggrieved, and who is better ac quainted'with it than ourselves, to favor the public with an explanation. if neces sary. It must be borne in mind that we do not hold ouirselves accountable for the opinions and sentiments of corres tpondents:;--and unless there.appears any 'thing obviously offensive or personal on the face of a 'communication relative to a public question, we do not feel jus tified in rejecting it, especially as our columns are ever open .to the refutation of any mis-statemetit that may be:palmed upon us by an unknown party. In the present. instance, we shall be sorry if we haive been deceived by the writer of the letter in question; and,; beipg convinced that his statements are ...
PICTON. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 15 July 1848
* PZCTON. Otn neighbonrs here have been somewhat ruffled at discovering that a letter was sent by: Mr. Lacklan MacAllister, J.P., to the Colonial Secretary, reflecting in ino very measured terms: ori the general conduct and popular characters of the Magistrates residing in. this district, (Messrs. Wild, Blackwell, and Antill), copies of this obnoxious letter having been obtained and circulated; a public meeting was by advertise-' ment ilt:all the principal papers, and hand bills posted freely about, so nunmerous was the attend ance at the place selected, (our old friend Crisp, spacious " George Inn,") that anadjourn ment had to be made to the open air. That inestimable old veteran, Major Antill, presided, and the resolutions were proposed and seconded by the most respectable and influential inhabit. ants, and were expressive of the very strong disgust entertained against Mr. MacAllister; they were passed without a single dissenting voice, .and we have it from a gentleman who was pre...
TO THE GENTLEMEN SIGNING THE ABOVE REQUISITION. GENTLEMEN, [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 15 July 1848
TO THE GENTLEMEN SIGNING THE ABOVE RlEQUISITION. GENTLEMEN, In reply to your request, that I should offer myself as a candidate for the representation of. the County of Argyle,. at the approaching Election, I beg to say; that'with a lively sense of.the bhonor you do me, I shall with great plea sure respond to your wishes. My past career in= the. Legislative Council may,.I trust,,afford a sulficient: guarlntee for the faithful discharge of the, imporianttduties.which you propose to confide to me.. As I hope -within the course of a, few.days, to'be en'abled to offer a piersonal explanation of mny views arid senti mens'to -the Electors, I shall for the present, content myself by simply adding, that should I have the honor of becoming your representative, it will be niy uniform ai'i to pursue such a line .of condtict" s ? by securiiig your" approval may justify your choice. . ' CHAILES NICHOLSON.7 July 5,
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 15 July 1848
PUBLIC NOTICE. 1HIS Journal will be published every Saturday Morning and dispatched by Mail to Sydney and to all parts of the interior. Subscribers' Names and Adver tisements will be received at the Printing Office, Auburn - street, Goulburn, and by the following Agents :-, SYDNEY ....,Mr. J. EDARDs, Bookseller, (late Makee). Pitt street, near Hunter-street QUEENBEYAN . Mr. S. NUTTER. BUNGONIA. .:i.. Mr, TRIMBLE. BERRIMIA .... Mr. NOEL CHAPMAN. YASS ........ Mr. MALLYON, Ch.Constable. GUNDAGAI .... Mr HUNT, Sadler. BRAID WOOD, .. Mr. WILLIACms, Storekeeper. LAKE GEORGE, Mr. SAr. CROWnHER. MAIRULAN, ....Mr. FULLJAMES. BUNGENDORE, Mr. O. BYRNE. (All letters must be post-paid.) NEWLY-ESTABLISII ED PRINTING OFFICE AND Stationery Warehouse, GOULBURN. WiT- LLIA.hI JONES takes the liberty to .in. UV form the inhabitants of Yess, Qneenbeyan, Bungonia, Berrima, Gundigia,, and the sur rounding districts, that he has: coinmencedBu-B i siness in Auburu-street, Goulburn, near Messrs. Benjamin an...
WRECK OF TWO VESSELS, AND LOSS OF NINE LIVES. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 15 July 1848
WRECK OF TWO VESSELS, AND LOSS OF NINE LIVES, OWING to the late tempestuous weather, it is our melancholy duty to record this week the total loss of two vessels in the very harbour of Port Jackson and nine lives. The following are the particulars of this melancholy event: The " Wanderer" left Launceston. on Wednes day last, and entered the Heads about half-past eleven o'clock on Saturday night, during a heavy gale from the south-west. The captain having, we suppose, great confidence in the sailing qual ities of the vessel, and possessed. himself of a thorough knowledge of the, harbounr, attempted to work her up,-but when off inner Middle Head, about twelve o'cloclk, she missed stays. nln -..0 .. sl? a n?d. unable to get the main-sail off her in time, her starboard bow struck, and it is supposed the vessel almost im mediately sunk At day-light-yesterday morning, the mainhtopmast of the wreck was observable from the :floating lightishipiwith: a man clinging to it; Mr. Petit, with grea...
Shipping Intelligence. ARRIVALS AT SYDNEY. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 15 July 1848
ARRIVALS AT SYDNEY.. JULY 6.--Minerva, schooner, 110 tons, M'Ar" thur, from Port Fairy and Portland Bay.. 6.-Elphinstone, barque, 425 tons, Tillman, from London. 6.-Daniel Grant, barque, 292 tons, Edie, from Oporto. 6.-Alice, schooner, 43 tons, Sholl, from Cir cular Head. 7.-Wigrams, ,ship, 286 tons, Parfett, from Port Nelson. 7.-Tamar, steamer, 130 tons, Allen, from Moreton Bay. July 7.-Cetherine, schooner, 163 tons, Cap tain Dryden, from Launceston DEPARTURES. JULY 7.-Salatia, brig, 295 tons, Webster, for Madras and Calcutta. 7.-John Calvin, barque, 510 tons, Davison, for Singapobre. 7.-Tamar, barque, 547 tons; Hall, for Lom bock. 7.--William, barque, 324 tons, Johnson, for Port Nicholson.
COUNTRY NEWS. MARULAN. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 15 July 1848
COUNTRY NEWS. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENTS.) MAR?RLAN. THE people of this district are exceedingly desirous that the Magistrates would in future give directions to the Registrar of the small debts court here, to post a notice on the door of the Court House, intimating to the public when the Court for the recovery of small debts would sit; and also,' to mention in the notice when the last day for issuing summonses would ex pire, under the rules of their court. This is the invariable practice of every Court in the Colony. The Registrar of this Court resides at Bungonia, which is a distance of ten miles from the township of Marulan, having the du ties of clerk of the bench, the last mentioned place to attend to, as well as the duties of this Court; the consequence is that, parties have to ride or walk a distance of ten miles to Bungonia for summonses, "subpteneas, &c., all which. trouble Land expense might be obviated by the simple plan pointed out.
Police Incidents. TUESDAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 15 July 1848
_ _ _._ . ,- -.. TUESDAY. Before. Capt. Hovell and Iieut. Mnntomrie, J.P.'s D.)IU:sKAitDS.-John Sowerby, ticket-of leave holder,i appreared to answer an information charging him with being drunk add fighting, to wh hicheh:pleadedi guilty and was fined 20s. George Peisley and- Edward Sampson, charged respectively with a similar offence, were dis charged on paypmneut of is. costs, in consideration of their bein' con)fined in the lock-up since the pi'evious SatRiohiy:. Thomas d :iiih? free, was charged with horse stealing. Simroi Macdonald, overseer to Capt. Edinboroutgh, deposed to the prisoner having been indthe:employ of Captain Ediuborough in May last, when he (witness) had charge of a darkrbrown:'horse,. belonging ..to a boy named Martin, :which he lost soon after the prisoner left Captain Edinborough's service. J. Simons, constable in the Yass police,. stated that he ac companied the chief constable of Yass to Mr. Griffin's place, at 'Benelong, on the 30th June where he saw the h...
Original Correspondence. To the Editor of the Goulburn Herald. HEADS OF THE PEOPLE. AN ATTORNEY AND GENTLEMAN BY ACT OF PARLIAMENT!!!" [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 15 July 1848
To the Editor of the Goulburn Herald. HEADS OF THE PEOPLE. AN ATTORNEY AND GENTLEMAN BY ACT OF PARLIAMENT!!!" AN article appears in a work; very recently pub lished in Sydney, under the above heading.--Mr Hugh Chamber, a very respectable Attorney, .(I believe), is the, gentleman who figures in the above-mentioned article as one of the " elite" of the profession in the Colony. I write not dis paringly of him, but the inference onreading the article in question, at. least . to the uninterested is, that the profession costs some 6 or 600 gui. neas to those gentlemen who serve their appren ticeships and are afterwards admitted members of the Supreme Court in this colony. Such is not the case-Irish and English Attorneys and Solicitors expend a much larger sum than even tliis, on being duly admitted members of the profession. Bi!t then, in Europe, there is a heavy stamp duty to .be paid. In the first in stance there is one hundred 'pounds to be paid into the, Stamp Office, in return.for- ...
Domestic Intelligence. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 15 July 1848
GOULBURN FESTIVITIEs.--On Tuesday even ing last, a ball and supper, enlivened by music, vocal and instrumental, took place tinder the auspices of Monsieur and Madame Goutrot, our talented French " artistes," at Mr. O'Brien's, the Harp Inn, Auburn-street. The company began to assemble about eight o'clock, and at a few minutes to nine the rooms were crowded, when dancing commenced. The recherche dresses of the ladies were quite dazzling on the occasion -their other attractions it would be im pertinent as'well' as superfluous to dilate upon, as they baffled all description. At twelve, supper was announced, and the gentlemen led their blooming partners to a feast which, for profusion and excellence, reflected great credit on the wor thy host. Mr. Fedwicke did the honors as pre sident, and Mr. P. Dignam acted as croupier. After ample justice had been done' to the wines,. which were of the choicest 'vintage, and the vtands, which included every delicacy of the season, the health of the Qu...
To the Editor of the Goulburn Herald. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 15 July 1848
To the Editor of the Goulburn Herald. SI--A requisition signed by some twenty or more of the respectable inhabitants of the town of Yass, having been presented, on Tuesday the 4th instant, to the senior magistrate now residing in the vicinity, requesting him to convene a public meeting of the inhabitants of the town and district, at an early day, to take into consi deration the causes which have led to the post. ponement in the erection of the public bridge at Yass, for which a sum of money was voted by the late Legislative Council, some two years since. The senior magistrate so addressed has, it would seem, expressed his wish to take one whole week to consider whether he will or will not comply with *this reasonable request of the townsfolk i Perceiving, as one of the requisionists, no just cause for the worthy magistrate withholding the. immediate performance of what I hold. to be merely an act of magisterial duty on his part, I. beg leave publicly to enquiro of him, through: the ...
LICENSING MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 15 July 1848
LICENSING MEETING. A special meeting of the justices of Goul burn and the vicinity assembled at the police office yesterday, for the purpose of taking into consideration the applica tions for publican's licenses and tranrs fers of the same, that might be submitted to them. Those present were Captains Hovell and Edinborough, Lieut. Mont gomerie, and Messrs. Rossi, jun. Hedge, Chisholm and Chatfield. Their worships, as usual, conducted their proceedings with closed doors, and when they had finished their deliberations the following was the result :- Samuel Crowder, Wheat Sheaf, Old2 Collector, granted. Alexander Mather ditto granted Pierre Poidevin, granted, but admo nished by Capt.Edinborough, that unless= he kept a more orderly house, he should be deprived of his license. Andrew Newman .was refused a spirit license for Goulburn, in consequence of being unable to shew that a necessity ex isted for granting such to the premises?..
LEGISLATIVE CANDIDATES. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 15 July 1848
LEGISLATIVE CANDIDATES. TIhE electioneering movements have at length began to assume a decided shape throughout the five electoral districts. of the colony. Requisitions have been sent to Messrs. WENTWORTH and BLAND, LOWE and LAMB, to stand for the repre sentation of Sydney; and therefore a warm and spirited contest may be looked for.-For Parramatta there are two can didates in the field, Messrs. GEORGE OAKES and WILLIAM MACARTIIUR. For Camden, Mr. JAMES MACARTHIUR has offered himself; and, it is reported' that Dr. ALICIC OSBORNE is canvassihg in the Illawarra district, for the same county.-Mr. DANGAR has addressed the electors of Northumberland ; as has also Mr. C.S.VALLACK.-Mr. CHARLES COWPER has issued his address to the electors of Cumberland; and Mr. H. G SMITH is spoken of as the second mem ber.-Mr. JoHN BAYLEY DARVALL has consented to stand for -the county of Bathurst; but it Is understood that Messrs. LORD and LEE Will also contest for it.-Mr. J. P. ROBINSON is under stood t...
IMPOUNDINGS. TUESDAY, JULY 4, 1848. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 15 July 1848
IMPOUNDINGS, TUESDAY, JULY 4, 1848. TAAnLOA?'-Black cow, branded like IF near umnp. Brindle and wliite'.heifer, like CH near ruinp. Strawberry steer, branded like MMthear ribs, MP.:or AID near' rump. Red arid white spotted heifer; brand illegible near rimp. 'If the above cattle are not released they will be sold on the 2:rd July; :- T.' BUODE: 10s. CoosiA.-O~ n the 22nd June, from Cooring don. Blue.sided.bullock,_ whito black, ITH on ribs, four years old,f Red bullock, branded with two half circles'reversed on off rump C, appa rentlyt tlree years old.. Yellow cow, white back, JG ribs; 2 on shoulder off side, aged. Red steer, white face, DO, theC reversed' on off rump, one yeani old ' Yellow steer, branded apparently PD rump and, thigh off side, half off off ear, two years old. B Brindle steer, WG rump and thigli, two years old. Red and white heifer, RT ap parently on rump, illegible on thigh, 10 on ribs, and shoulder off side, three years old, Black steer, illegible brand offrump, t...
Miscellaneous Extracts. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 15 July 1848
THE APPROACHING ELECTIONs.-The senior Police Magistrate having represented to the Go vcernment that the ordinary police force is insuf ,ficieft to preserve the peace of the city during 'a period of excitement, such as may be expected on the occasion of the approaching elections, His Excellency the Governor has sanctioned the engagem'ent by the Police Magistrate of sixty men as special constables, at the rate of 3s. per day, during the three days of nomin'ation, poll ing and declaration. Tnn SAvINGS' B.4AN.--K T e following notice appears in the Government Gazette: r " The Vice President and Trustees of the SavingsBank of New South. Wales hereby give notice to the depositors in that I?nstititioln, tlha ihe rate of interest.on, current accounts closed before the 01st of December next,-.has been fixed for the present. at 24 per ccnt.:per annnm. By order of the Vice-P resident; ad Tru'stees, GEonoE MliLinE, A'eouiitauti. Savuings' Bank, Syddey, 30th Jlui; i848:': ' ' ' DullR REsoAPRiAbo...
Sydney Markets. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 15 July 1848
Sydney mlarkets. WHEAT.-Colonial 4s.3d. to 5s.3d. perbushel. Vun Diemen's Land, 5s 6d. to 5s. 9d. ditto. FLoun.-Fine, per 1001b. 13s. to 14s.; se. conds, lls. to 12s.; ration, 9s. to 10s. BnxN.-ls. wholesale, and is. 2d. retail, per bushel. BREAD.--3j d the 21b. loaf. GnA1N.--Maize from ls.3d. to 2s. per bushel. PoTATOES.-Colonial, £4 to £4. 5s. per ton; Circular Heads fetched £6 per ton. HORNED CATTLE. - £2. 10s. to £3..10. per head... MrLcHCows.-Fromn £2 to £4 10s.; cialves, 15s. per head, SHEEP.-5s.3d. to 6s. 6d. per head, according to.quality and weight. Houses. - The average price of good hacks maybe quoted at £7. 10s. PIGs.-2d. per lb. by the carcase. DAInY PnoDucE.-Cheese, 2id. to 31d. per lb.; butter, 62d; to 10d. per lb.; bacon,. 41d. lb. POULTRY.- Prices have advanced. Fowls, Is. 10d. per pair; ducks, 3s. to 3s. 3d. ditto geese, 4s. to 6s. ditto; turkeys, 5s. 6d. to 8s.6d. ditto; pigeons, Is. per pair. FRurT.-Oranges, Is. to is. 9d. per dozen lemons, 3d. to 6d. per dozen-;...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 15 July 1848
TERMS.- Eight Shillings and Sixpence per quarter-if paid in advance, Seven Shillings and Sixpence per quarter. EW No receipt is genuine except on yellow pa per and signed. by the proprietor, WILLIAM JONES. ADVERTISEIEMNTS are charged 2s. Od. for the first inch of space, and Is. for each addi tional inch, each insertion; and all advertise ments that do not state on the face of them the number of times they are to be inserted, will be continued until countermanded and charged to the parties concerned. No verbal communication can be attended to, and all letters must be post-paid, or they will not be taken in. The quarter's end on 31st March, 30th June, 23rd September and 23rd December, at which periods only can Subscribers decline by giv ing notice and paying the amount due to the end of the current quurter. Edited, printed, and published by WILLIAM JONES, (sole proprietor), at .-the Printing Office, Auburn street,Goulburn.
FIGHT BETWEEN PADDY SINCLAIR THE ENFIELD GENERAL, AND WILLIAM SPARKES, ALIAS JOHNNY HEKI, FOR £100 TO £80 A SIDE. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser — 15 July 1848
FIGHT BETWEEN PADDY SINCLAIR TUIE ENFIELD GENERAL, AND WILLIAM &nbsp; SPARKES; ALIAS JOHNNY HEKI, FOR io00 TO D80A SIDE.: For the gratification- of .l oriionlof oui'readeirs we copy the. foilowing account of this comibat from ' Bell's Life-in :Sjdiey,' (althougih it is to be understood that we` do' not profess to do so generally.) .It took place in the neighbourhood of Cook's River, near Sydriey, on Wednesday the 5th of July. The following are the particulars o : THE FIGHT. Round 1.-s 'they toed the scratch, the dis parity in their condition was apparent to all: Sparkes showed splendid training, with his flesh firm, and applirently in vigorous health; while, on the contrary, Sinclair exhibited loosentess of muscle; and afltiibiniess altogether the reverse. As they threw themselves into position, tlhelft titude of both was strikingly beautiful-Sparkes lkeepinlg his arms at a tidi.ciobu ?pnlation, and Sinclair shewing far greater cau'tioi than he ex .hitited at his first meeti...