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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 5 June 1841
ozR LQNDON', T H'E first-class remarkably last-sailing brig ADELAIDE, 920 tons, S. DRYDEN commander. - This vessel having her dead weight on board, will meet with quick despatch. For Freight or Passage, having superior accotmmodatioo, apply to JAMES CAIN, WERE, BROTHERS, & CO., or STRACHAN & CO. WOOL p W. WELSH & CO. " are prepared to make advances on the ensuing clip, consigned to their Agents, Messrs. Montefiore Brothers, London and Liverpool. Parties wishing an immediate advance can be accom modated. BARW~ON BRWERY. Maltster and Brewer, SOUTH GEELONG, R ESPECTFULLY informs the In. habitants of this district, and the public generally, that he has now succeeded in establishing the above Brewery. and is ready to supply them with ALE and BEER superior to any hitherto Produced in the colony. From his long experience in this line, and the great advantage which he enjoys from the purity of the water of the Bsrwon, he is confident of being able to maintain a super...
MELBOURNE SHIPPING. ARRIVALS, [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 5 June 1841
MELBOURNE SHI[PPING. A IRIVALS, 'May 28-CoRsAR?, steamer, Fox mns ter, from Adelaide. Passengers - Mrs. Fox, Dr. Byerl, Mr Boucher, and eleven in the steerage. 29-TAMAR, schooner, Bell master, from Lauonceston. Passengers-Mrs and Misi Bates and two children, Messrs H. and E. Arthur, Steiglisz, Ransom, AlDowall, and Carrington, 30-LADY RAPPLES, barque, Osborne master, from L'verpool 19th January. Passengers - Mr and Mrs Kissock and two children, Messrs W. Kissock, Reid, Speck, E. and iU. Lance, Arden, and Ilaig. :31-EDINA, barque, Skinner, master, from Grernnck via Adelaide. Passengers --.Messrs Berth, Dinny, M'Farlane, Pin. kprton, Boinney, Hagen, Carswell, and fou, in thu steerage. CLEARED OUT. May 29 - MAGUASIIA, brie, Taylor mase~r, for Hobart Town. 'Passengers -Mrs Churton and two children, Mebsrs F. and R. Hull, Gogg, and Wright. 29-MINEIRVA, schooner, Reid master, for Port Nicholson, with 600 shacp. Passenger--Mr. Campbell. 29 - ELIZABETi LLODIo, schooner, Bowen master, for Sy...
DEPARTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 5 June 1841
DLPARTURES. May 9--Lucy, cutter. Batten master, for Melbourne. 30 - GovERNOR LA TitoBE. cutter, Cannon master. for Melbourne. Cargo --13 bales wool. June 4-DEVONSIIIRE, schooner, Sut ton master, for Melbourne. 2-LAPWING, schooner, Bowden mas ter, for Williamn's Towni, 4-ALIcs, cutter, Sutton, master, for Melbourne. The Abeona, schooner, from Hhart Town ia Melbourne, arrived at Wil liam's Town on the 22nd ult.; after passing her entries and lauding part of her cargo, she weighed anchor and set sail for Corio. In rounding Point Gel librand, she struck on the rocks, and became so leaky that she was compelled to put back, and a lighter has since brought down part of her cargo.
MELBOURNE. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 5 June 1841
1? ELBOURNE. Wut.'r.--A first.rate sample of wheat was shown to us the other day; grown on the estate of Dr. M'Crae, at Dande long. It would weigh sixty-two pounds per bushel, and Iorn cleanness, plump ness,.and product of farina, would bear comparison with wheat grown in any quarter of the globe. This sample, we conceive, if anything could, would dis abuse the minds of the Vandemonians of the impression which may have been made by the erroneous assertions of the Review, relative to this province being unadapted to the growth of wheat. - Herald. Murders by the blacks are getting more and more frequent. The Gazette -trIes that the bodies of Mr Morton and rias seVIt had bPen found near Must ham. dreadfully mangled by the spears of the aborigines, and by the ravenous birds of prey. Mr.Frederick Edward Falkiner was on Tuesday morning sworn in as Chief Constable. ConsThe aev. Mr. Thompson lately met with a serious inconvenience, in the sud. len and unexpected fall of bis dwelling house ;...
NATURAL HISTORY. GOULD'S BIRDS OF AUSTRALIA. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 5 June 1841
NATURAL. HISTORY. &nbsp; GOULD'S BIRDS OF AUSTRALIA. The return of Mr Gould, the ornitho logist, from his exploration of the Australasian continent, is scarcely known to the scientific world, before the first fruits of his labours are pre sented to the public, in the shape of Part l. of his splendid work on the Birds of Australia. Before his depar ture he had acquired a high reputation as a naturalist; but in thus investigat- ing an extensive, interesting, and almost unknown field, Mr. Gould has greatly raised his claims to scientific distinction; and the circumstance of his having undertaken this enterprise at his sole charge, entitles him to every en &nbsp; couragement in the completion of this costly and valuable addition to natural science. The birds of Australia appear to be no less peculiar in their charac. teristics than the animals and the vegetation; and of the seventeen plates forming the fasclculus, several specimens are entirely new, and others have been ...
CORNER INLET VERSUS PORT PHILLIP. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 5 June 1841
CORNER INLET VERSUS PORT PHILLIP. (From the Hobart Town Advertiser.) THE contents of the Port Phillip jour- nals are uninteresting, except as to the feeling respecting the newly dis- covered country of Gipps Land. The mania has commenced for the new El Dorado. Hurrah for Corner Inlet &nbsp; Paradise, and the special survey sys- tem, is now the cry. Several vessels were laid on at Melbourne for Corner Inlet, and al- though it is but a few hours' sail, the charge for a cabin passage is £10. It is said that the new go-ahead principle, for this country, will very materially affect the value of property at Port Phillip. Persons possessing stock and runs within a few miles of Melbourne and Geelong, are actually removing to Gipps Land. [We can assure our somewhat pre- judiced contemporary that he is mis- taken in the latter statement; we are not aware of a single instance of removal from Geelong to Corner inlet.]
SYDNEY. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 12 June 1841
SYDNEY. Fine Flour,1 26..per iOOqh~. Sc conds, 23. Rlation, 19. Colorin. Wheat, 4s. to 7s. per bushel. laiz_ 2%. to 3,. .d. ditto. Harley, 5t. dito, Cape Barley, Js. ditto.' Oats, OJ. to 8?. ditto. flay, 71;. to (01. per ton. Wheat Straw, 14S. to iI. lOs. CoRtoO Edited by ~,rA.M~S -I-AR.IO$J, end Printed and Publislhed for JoHlN PASCOE "FA\VKNER (sole Iprnplrietor) by JOIIN SCAMBDLE, at the Advertiser Ornee, Malop street, North Coiio, A us tralia Fli..
WHOLESALE. GRAIN, &c. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 12 June 1841
WHODLIiSAI3. GRAIN, &c. Wheat, per lbushel .. e oo°. ao o Maize, pee bushel .. 0 4 0.. o0 0 0 Oats, per burshel .... 0 8 o.. o 9 Brley,,per b~ilsel ·.. o o 0.. 0 o 0 Flour, first, per tori .. 28 0 0..32 0 0 Second -........ 2, o o..28 0 0 'Ilhir, .......... . o 0.. 0 0 0 Hay, V.D.L. perton . 15 0 o..]8 0 a BUILDING MATERIA LS: Bliukq,. er tlhOnes.nd.. 2 5 0.. 2 10 0 Cedar deals, per rout. 0 o 0.. 0 0 o Pinle, |er fot........ o 0 0.. 0 0 S II-eedwd boards. 10) rP. i 5 0.. 1 8 6 Shi,,gles, certhln,,sa,,d 2 0 0.. 2 5 a i3:t:teels, per 1001 fet.. 1 5 o.. 1 7 0 PRliny, brnad, per 100 2 2 o.. 2 10 0 N'rruowd.dito....... 1 o o.. I 15 o Nails, ler Ib..........0 a 8.. a 1 0 SPIRnITS, TOBACCO, &c. Ale. in bottle. per do:. o 16 o.. o 18 c Porter, per dozen .. o 1G o.. o 18 o ur-,ld,, ,per eallon .. 1 4 o.. 1 10 o Girn, per gallon ...... - o o.. 1 5 6 RuIrn, per gallon .... 1 o o.. o o o Pori wilne, per dozren L 1 o.. 2 10 (, Sherry, per clonzen .... I 15 o.. 3 6 o Negrolhead To...
VESSELS EXPECTED TO ARRIVE AT PORT PHILLIP. FROM ENGLAND. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 12 June 1841
VBSIELS EXPECt.ED TO ARaIVE AT FOR;T PItILLIP. FROM FNGLAND. "?l'|en Victoria, 650 tons. Connor ntister, to sail fromn Plymoutlh 00th Mlrcil, for Geeloug, wtith anoigr'anhs'."" Nsla, barqtue, 315 tons,. Sproule master. Straiheden, 4.s0 tons, Wolfe. • George Fyfe, to Ieave Plymouth Il.lt March, with Js;anie |lennm 500 tns,',Steoo, to-:leave Blrltol in Jatitary. (:?rlihne, 329 tons, Williams marter. )Ialilton, '219 ton%, Brndbaury master. 1,Yestmin.ter, 010 tons, flltllson anslter, to sail from Plymouth. April 12, \ |lih emigrants. • ?rl Grey. 571 too,, via Sy'dney, with eiiiirituts. llotrsssjpoter, 00) is~is, via S? dlsiy, w itS, emigrants Al,?rooiedu 450 tollt.,Cottisla, iste.rr via l-uuceston FROM SCOTLAND. Thnmas Atbnthnoot, 80 toles, Brown mastrr. Willlam Abrams, (iirst of a regular liie of ship.; India. Drllllait, s tiled "from Greire.k, Decetber 21. (This vesoel pist into the Cove of Cork Ii an tat-e n mnutilny, the captain hvling been contintt.lly - drunk, and.iicapnble of per...
Markets. CORIO, 12th June 1841. RETAIL. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 12 June 1841
C'orio, 121/h Jutie 1841. EETAZL·. Bread, per4 lb. boar £O 1 0 ZoO 0 a l3eer, per lb ......... o o 6... o o 6 ilution, per lb .... o o 5... o o o Butter, fIresli, per lb. o 2 0.. o o 0 salt (enlonial)-.. -02 6.. 0 o o Cheeae ( Englislh)per.lb o. 2 o.. o o a Colonial .;.0... 0 1 4t.. o o o EggsjierdoZ?ll .... o 5 o.. o ( o Biaconi. 1er lb....... o 1 4.. 0 16 Potatoes, per cwt. *. o iS' o.. 1 0 0 "I'T'4, Iierlb......... o 6 o.. o 8 0 zlrar,jeer Ib ....'.... o o .4.. o o 6 \ilk, per qllart .....; o o G..'o o o Soap, per Ib..... ....0 o o (.. o o S Candles, mould, per lb o o 10.. o 1 o
CUSTOMS DEPARTMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 12 June 1841
CUSTOMS DRPARTMENT. There exists an absolute necessity for a complete revision of the "ustois Hegulations at present in force at the Port of Corio. The rules now acted upon are vague, uncertain, and embarrassing. 'I he mercantile interest is seriously in jured, without any corresponding advantage, accruing to the revenue. I he public are dissatisfied. the cus toms officer is embarrassed, and the establishment returns no benegt to the government. •' he Government of this colony works entirely by means. of Ro STRICTIVE measures, and this characteristic is so pervading through. out Its minutest, ramifications, that any remarks against- -the general principle would be unavailing; all that we can hope for is, that stch restrictions may be rendered as free from unnecessary annoyance as possihle. "Admitting, therefore, the necessity for a due administia ti',n ot the laws relating to tha col lection of the.,evenne, we ,fiall now proceed to shew that the present line of policy parsnedI by th...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 12 June 1841
FORT PHIL.LP. Sale of Tow'n ?.lotmenta. Colonial Secretary's Otice, Syditey, May 7, 184l. aM' IS xellency the GOveR.?oR d;recra it to be notifi.d that at eleen o'clork it We?,e.,ilaty, the 41h day ol Angust next, the ulndermentioned Towis Allotm iits will be pot op to tuctionn, in soni, continient plH ce in the towti of .\lelbourne, Port ?hil~ip. Further intormation respecting thes. allotments may be obtained from the Slirveyor.G,.neral, in Sydn'y. nttd thi. ;olficer in chtrge of the surv.y de(prt mlrit, Port Phillil ; and respectillg the cotnditions of saie Irom the Colonial Treasurer in Sydttey, and.the Sub.trea. surer at .Melbourne. "1. RInoUtNE, On- acre and four teen perchtes, cou\.ty of Bourke, patrish oF.Melhtourue, town oI North Melbourne, allotment No 3 of section No. 1, A. UpsetZ itice £1003 ie~r acre. ?. MhELIOUR,,? Two ronds and two perches, couttty of IUourke, parish or .lelhourne, town of o?oith Mellbourne, ,llotment No. 4 of section No, I, A. Upset price £1000 per ucr...
LOCAL INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 12 June 1841
ZOAX ZNTLZcWOU A derked boat has betn lying in Cor0. Buy since Tesday last, whiclh has cue. nted a good d,.al of specul?'Iion end gosulping about t?;n'.' Shp has beepF' twenty days out from Melbourne, and soure suspic.oi, hbs ar6sCU that the Is on. *a Rmuggling ci'ufze. No real foundation for such a charge, however, has been discover-d, and all the rumours. rr spectivg her appear to be equally erroneous, TH? l?t?T EMIGRANT SHIP DIRECT VltOM ENOLAND TO GEELONG.-VWe rejoi e at b'-eigi eiabled to inform th." settlers of this rich and extensiwe.tiji. trict, that advices have been received to the effect" that Messrs::\ lasson and Hoggins had entered into ,rrng'emne~iits to carry 'ut Mr P. W.:.Weish's iotentio,,. ot importing a thousand iamilies into this district direet. lHegular lines o1 emigra'nt ships are also lsid on Ity other agents, ro that we may expect some ap. proach to an adequate sulply of labour in future. .The first ship lalil on by %¶essrt) Masson anti Hoggins is to be th, ...
MISCELLANEA. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 12 June 1841
YITUSCflLLLNEA, Thbe old adsge of' too many irona' in the flre,'-conveys an abominable falsehood; you cannot have too mriay, -poker, tongs, and all, keep them all aoging. Safti, .Beacon os the Goodwin Sands. - Captain Ilullock, who has heen for a' long time engaged in endearvoring tbo.fi a safety.beacon on the (joudwin sands, hos at length accomplished his laborious work. 'The beacon he has soeeeded in erecting consists of a c'olumn about forty feet abowe the level of the sea; having clects and sinpes dttached to four of its side, with hiolds .for hands and feet. At the' summit of thecolhumn is a gallery; dfT hea'igon form, made of trelhis-work, ind'capable" Of holding twenty persons at one time. Above the gallery and in conuinrifation df the eolumn, is a fagptaff,' ten feet long; making the eritire beacon ffkv'feet in heightr. The s?ides.of. the gallery are so constructed as to enable the persons in it to be covered in with sail cloth, which is re'efed in and roundrit, auid c?n be ...
SQUATTING ACT. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 12 June 1841
SQIUATTING "ACT?' (From tIhe Government OGzette.) As the Act 2 Vlcto'ia No. Y7, will expire on the first day of July, 1841? iL is proposed That the said act he continue for five yeats from that date. That the 14!h section, which enactq that the brands of dlifferent proprietors shall he distinct, and I) registered with the Commissioner; and 'the 15th ·eetion which enacts-thaft all ut,hrs,,rled'beasis above ole.year old shall be impoutlded, branded, anti sold, unlel the otrnir pre- h a' rieht ot" raropt'rty within; twenty.nne days from. antl after the. impouoding of the sam~-shal.hb made to extetlid Io all parts or the colony. That the C(.ommissioners anti persons acting under them, shall he empoteer,ed to impound cattle foutih straying on. crown lands within the buundaries,
VAN DIEMEN'S LAND. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 12 June 1841
VANT DIEZ'vEN'S LAND. The last land sale was poorly at tended, not more than twenty persons were present. Most or the lots met with no hidders, and were consequently not. sold; the few. that were disposed of realhing little .more than the upset price. A new plan has been adopted in relerence to land re sold, In cn sequence of former buyers not having cimpleted their purchase. Instead as luereiofore of putting up the land at .origjnal price, the upset price isfixed at the suin lor which it was knocked down to the first purchaser. VTe aenderstand that Mr. Caller, the slrveyor, has penetrated from I;ake St; Clair,. to Macqiasrie Harbuur. He p'ased over a level Iract of land for a alistt?ance of eighty miles covered with scrub but' capable in a great part of being irrigated. The settlers o,i the npper Macql"arie· are all on the guii vice as to irrigation. 'I'lhe'emhankmenr ol Toiah's Inlk-. has foilly answ'ered tleir expeetatLona, and (With the material, as it were, in ha,,d )" "aheyla,...
ENGLAND. THE QUEEN'S SPEECH. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 12 June 1841
ENGLAND. THE QUErN'.&lt; SPEECH.. .PAiR~iAMeSJT was openled on the 26'hi~i January, by the Queen iii person. The following is Her Majesty's sp'+ech: My Lords and OGe5.lm..n"- I have the satistactionv to receivw froih fnorcigo powers assuranc.s of theri, friendly dis P0o iion and ol their eartest desire to' marsntafn Ipeaee. The posture of affairs in the Levant h'idl Ieng b. en a cause of unteasiness and a source of d!anger to the 'ete~ra I tran. quili'y. With a view to avert the evils which the continuance of that stats of tthings was calculated to ?occasion. 1 conicludfed with the emperor of Auitria, tite King ol Pru-sia, the IEm;tpror of Russia, and the Sulvan. a ci ,vention itteetdd to ,-ffect a pactfication ot the I?l-vant ; to maintain, the iotezrity avid independence of the Ottoman K,,,pire, atd therefty to affrd additional securty? to the peace of Kurolse. I have givess orders that this convention ahall 'be Iaid. isefore "you. , I'rejoice ,o beabhe to inform you that ...
CAPE OF GOOD HOPE. VALUE OF LAND AT THE CAPE. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 12 June 1841
v?ALUEZ 'OF LAND AT' TH E 'CAPE . On the Oth of .lanuary the most ex tensive sale of land ever efft1ct.ed in this'culony in one day; tbk place in the Co~nmmrcial Exehange, Cape Town, when 254,0(10 acres wero hntck..d down to Mr Prince. " Tiis reap'ecaahle ,stato is situated in the' diatfict "of Beatafort. .The distance of the village of f~,ea fort from (:ape Town, is, in the'usual Cape meastrement 64 hours on horseback, or about 448' miles, II is not muchi nearer to Port Elizibeth it is on the northerin boi-der, and about the middle' of the colony--c '"'i'f, at presenl, from markets, b3' the thinne's or the poptilation, and .the badness, or rather the absence of roads. These circtmstances account for the price (0EG.0)0 which is something It/ime tIhan" sixpe7re j'r OPCre. Without this explanation, people unacqutainted with tile Ci'pe m:ght sippose that latid soltl at ptmblic sale ai sleprnce min acre might he taken'as a sample of Cape land gentrally, atid that conerqueftly' the w'hol...