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SPECIAL SITTING. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 3 July 1841
SPECIAL IITTING. Tue.day, Julie 129-Mr, Thurlow. SppC Ield In receiVe Ile.dscision oi hi% Honar..wilb respePctlo the charge pre. hIJred agahinsL him by Mtr 8imnpson, for making,an illegal use of a warrant bear. iiin th signature of Mlr S. His Honor decided that he should bhe suspended from 'practice until the first' day of Octoler.
IN EQUITY. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 3 July 1841
IN I QUJTY, Manton and other, versus Dutton and others.-qtr 3aity I yjrIl.yHl th..CouCtt ot nII iiljunt(iOnI to restraini Mlessrs 'imso, and. I)laz t (`tr _Duton', pirine s) trom"1 Slline the ptronperty of the tielIedlin is, and also It to hkppioi a receiver to the estate.. Application refused.
CORRESPONDENCE. TO THE EDITOR OF THE GEELONG ADVERTISER. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 3 July 1841
CORRESPONDENCE. TO THE EDITOR OF TIE GEELONG ADVEILRTISE I, St.--There can ie no dissenting voice (tom, that .which expresses itself of the ,opinion, that it is the duty .of a public j,,urnalist to devote his column.--united with his best energies-both to the up. holding and correction of the legislature, as well as to the promoting the good ord,.r and morality or the people,--more particularly is lie called upon to t,,k cognisa'ne oi any public evil that my eiist in the community amongst whiem fhe resides, and -where he has -rendel.red himself a.character, in a greet measure, reslpo,ible to its every member.. I have observed with pleasure your, general assiduity in watching over thr interest of the people, discussing every apparent infringement on their rights erroneous decision, &r. , of our Mieo in power; yet, in some cases where I have deemed your views to be pretty cotrect, I should rather for the strength of righ, that you were not quite so spioy to the individual. Kno...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 3 July 1841
The.welfare of this district being the grand object towards the ad. vancement of which all our wishes should tend, we cannot but con gratulate the community upon two different events which will materi ally contribute to accelerate its on ward progress. We allude to the opening up of a regular steam com munication with Melbourne, and the bringing into the land market a large number of country sections, in various parts of the interior: the former event facilitating the extension of our external relations, and the latter tending to develop t.he resources of our rich and exten sive interior. Some may doubt the policy of opening the Crown Land market at the present juncture, and others may feel themselves individually aggrieved by the manner in which the lands have been selected. There may be a great deal of truth in these complaints ; but, looking upon former instances of mismanagement, we ought to consider ourselves fortunate when the amount of evil does not altogether counterbalance ...
VAN DIEMEN'S LAND. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 3 July 1841
VAN DIEMEN'S LAND Appointment.-The Rev. P. Palmer succeeds, pro term, to the appointment of the late Archdeacon. We are informed that the supply of British goods in the colony is fully equal to the consumption for the next three years. It is astonishing what little effect the presence of Sir John has upon the good people of Launceston. With the exception of a few Government officers, he was visited by no one; and as he walks through the streets he is noticed by none, save a few gaping school boys, all anxious to catch a glimpse at "the Governor ! " &nbsp; The entertainment given on board her Majesty's ships Erebus and Terror, on the 1st June, was the best arranged thing of the sort ever witnessed in the colony. About three hundred persons were present, and everything was done by the entertainers to make the ball and supper creditable to them- selves and to the service. His Excellency Sir John Franklin, and Captain Ross arrived in town on Saturday evening (12th June). His Exc...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 10 July 1841
P RAYER BOOKS, in elegant -I. Bindings. testaments, with Notes and Psalms. Psalm books, Scottish version. C OFI OL BOOKS of various kinds. Mavor's Spelling.bhook.. Walkih'gliaimg -Aithmetic,: c. _ CCOUNT Br)OK', in' variety. " Memorandunm Books. Blacklead. PIncils. Pencil .cases. Writing Ink.in larg~e and smll bottles. Steel Pens andi Holders. Quills. Perpetual Note Boriks, Mbtallic Pencils. Sealing \ax, Blotting paper, &c.&c. ON sALE AT TIE St~atlonery Warehouas, MALOP STR EE1. PROSPECTUS or £ WEEKLT JOOURNA1s TO BE DGSIGNATEr " THE OBSERVER." T"E? colony of New South Wales is Lat present passing through one ol the most interesting and important periods of its existence as a IBritish colonial dependency, or rather as th. nucleus of a future and mighty empire. A bill to grant its inhabitpzts a Repre sentative Legislature Is a' is moment before the Imperial Parliament,and will in all likelihood be passed during the current Session; and from the actual conditionrof the...
MISCELLANEA. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 10 July 1841
!EISCEllANEA. A new temperance society, at Work ington,.reCa'dits pledge thus;-- I do hereby promise- not'to drink any ter anented'6r intoxicating -liquors in any ,public house at mty own expense, nor to accept less than a glass of brandy at any other person's." * Will yno hIave me, Sarah? 1 ' said a young man to a mnodest.girl. " No, John,' said !shI,-, " but you may have -me,;if you wtll." Granite. of idiferent A grs. -lt -was forimerly supposed, that granite .was th oldest of rocks,' the mineral, pro. dtuci'of a particular period or state:of •th ear ith ..fornred. Jong -antecedetly to tie .iulirodutin of 'ofr nio'eerigs into?or plnet. Bu3i't it' is now'ascer ,taigl', h thti.hi' rcl be en predduced. agai and again at: siidccessi, eras, withi tlhe satme chasacters. penetrating the stratifled rocks in different regions, and not always associated with strata of tII same age. Nor are orginic re maiis always entirely wa'nting'in the '-formations invaded by granite, al though they are ....
AMERICAN COUNTRY JUSTICE. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 10 July 1841
AMIRRICAN COUNTRtY JUSTICE. Jusiice-W-ell, Jane, what hast thee to say against neighbour Bill, here ? Plaintiff-Say I Why, woild you belihere it, the good-for-nothiug feller has killed my pig, witllout no manner of provocation ! Justice -And did thee not want thy pig slain, friend Jane 1 Plaintiff-No; I guess my pig would. have fed five hundred weight come Clirismas. I ca'culate I had good feed for the poor thling; but that Iilli the low fellow'shot him I guess hle would be none the worse of a good spanking with a cliver stick. Justice--Peace, Jane, peace. \Voe shall fitd law for thee-we shall find law fur thee, woman, I say ; but h, not violenlt against Bill,-Why did thee slay that pig of Jane's, Bi!l? Bill-Why; squire, I expect that I was slewed a hit. Justice-W- hy then, Bill, you must pay Jane the price of the pig, and two dollars damages, besides the expenses of court. Bill-No, Sammy, no; nation sink me if I pay a cent of dimages. Justice-Then, I guess you'll stand treat.
WAR BETWEEN ENGLAND AND THE UNITED STATES. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 10 July 1841
WAR BETWREN ENGLAND AND THE UNilED S'TA'I'TES. Tas news from England and America is becoming of, a more .Perioas nature every day. it inow appears that it is not in the power of the General Go. vernment of the United States to release Mr IM'Led. the local govern tient of New .York having air inde pendent right to deal with him as they .think:proper. The chances of a war are thus rendered much greater, - especially as the latest intelligence is, that a true bill was- found against Mr M'Leod. The following extracts will axplainthelse points more fully.: We have now arrived at the middle of the month of February, and it is in this monthl that the trial is to talhe place. Everything, therefore, depends on the local government.of New York. Un'orturately there is hot time for the supreme government at \VWashington to become acquainted with the strong impression which this affir has made in the British -parliament, or to learn that most important circuinstance, tlhat when Lord John Russell...
MINERAL PRODUCTIONS OF THE COLONY. To the Editor of the Sydney Gazette. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 10 July 1841
MIlNERALPRODUCTIONS OF -THE . COLONY. To the Editor of the Sydney Gazette. SIR, - B'ng a subscriber to your paper, I am glad to see that recently you have devoted a portioni of your cplumns to scientific suhjects. It can ,not have escaped yourobservation that in all,works treating on this colony, a lamentable ignorance exists both upon its regetable and mineral productions, abounding its it does in more rare and numerous specimens of bothl tlian per Iaps ary othier country in the world. CoIal exists in every district of the territory, if we are to jialge by the usual ionlicationsL-the geoldigical fea tures. Slate; which is now imported from England, can be found in many places of as good a quality and colour as the best Isedales. In the upper parts of the Shoalhaven River several fine beds Ihaove been very lately dis covered, which I have seenr, and must say I consider of a very superior qality, which can be wrought at a comparatively trifingexpense, as the upper layers lie within s...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 10 July 1841
For IVDolbourno. STIlE PORT PIILLIP ST1R~I NAVI GAT''IO, COMI1PANY'S Vcssel. APHzAszA,,.I FT TA wraL tComma:nader, will start from Grelo?g every Tuoesday and Friday Mornint, PraEcISELY at Ten o'clocki. July 9, 1 1-.l. NOTZICE. 1T08 SEFI'TLERS wishinp to rnew . their Squoat ti? License should deliver their Shedule to tho Con missioner on the ist day of Jnly, made" out from that date to 31st Decembhr. The person who delivers the Schedn!. should be competent to .ccouont for thel same, and to answer the requiredl questions. as to the stock, gioutllds, and dil?ferent brands. FOSTER FYANS. JAM1ES CO\V IE, Saddloer andl 1farnoss-lZaker. (FaUst LONDON,) " ESCECTFU.LLY announcos to Sthe Settlers and oilier Inhlabitanit of the Geelong district, that, at the request of a numher of the iofluential inhabitants, ha has commenced ,hasl nesS int, the above department, with it complete Stocic of every article in the liute; that he is now ready to execute whatever orders he may he favoured with ; and...
SYDNEY. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 10 July 1841
SYDN gy. Fine Flour, 26s. per 100hlb. Se conds, 23. Ilation, ,19. Colonial Wheats, 4s. to 7s. per bushel. Mlaize 2.' 6d. to 3n..ditto.' IBarley, (1G. ditto, Cape Barley, ,s. ditto. Oa's, Ga. to 8s. disto. H1ay, 71. to 101. per ton. Conro: Edited by JAMESs HARRISO,', aznld Pi:iilted and Plublislhed Ioi'.r JOHN' PASOOm FAlvKNIER (sole. proprietor) by JOHN SCAMtBLE; at the Advertis~er ORcee, Malop stroeet, North Corio, Aut tralia Feli? .
PHILLIP. FROM ENGLAND. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 10 July 1841
" rPHILLIP. FROM ENGLAND. Qlueen Victoria, 6.0 ton!, Conlnr master, to sail rom ,Plymouth 90.1 b Mlarchl, ]ala, barque, 315 tSins, Sproule master. Atrathleden,, 4'50 tons, VnIfe. e:orge ie r, ito leave Plymouth 1Ithl March, with a nireonts - leales Lemon, Z0O tons, Stone, to leave Bristol in Jainuary. .]ramiltol, 219 tnns, Bradbury master. WVestmin'tlller, 610 tons, Mlollison master, to sail from,: Plymouth. April 12, willh emligrants. Earl Grey, 571 tons, via Sydley, withl entigrantls. ,iaratlpuoter, 50J tolns, via Sydney, witlh enmigrants Alnhomedla 450 tonn~s, Cottlsh master, via Launceston EIg)IInd, 039 tons, Gardner Ilmaster. .13,ln Campbell, 38 Ltons, WhVlite oaster. Maria 1loIrenlla . • T'lndsor Castle, steamer * Deva. FROM 8COTLAND. SThomaa Atbuthnot, 00n tnlos. Brown malter. Willliam Ahramns, (first of a regular lile of shlips. India. Alcmenoa rllitanl, sailed fronm Greennck, Deceinber 912. FROM IRELAND. loyal BSaxon. lil ton., TuwnllSmlatster, froll Cork, whll emnignitls. ...
LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. TUESDAY JUNE 15. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 10 July 1841
LEGISLATIVE COUnCIL. TCE.DAY JUNE 15. Tils Excellency the G.ivrnor laid be. fore the Council ' An Art to authorise the establishment of .Markets in. certain T:ownas in the Colony of New Souih Wales. and for the appointment of Com n,irsi;oinrs to manage the Same.' By. this hill, all Towns possessing upwards of 1000O inhabitants would be allowed two or. more markets. The Governor then introduced a- Bill. to prohihit thIIe imprisonment of female cornvicts in ' dark' cells .. The Governor laid before the Council a dispatch conveying the disa!lowanco of the Abohiginal Witnesses Act. A Committcee' w.as" appo nted: to ex amine into the dissensions among the Iiiosbyterians. , citowN LANDS. Th? 'Crown Lanid Ait Amendment Bill lhaiviih bePn read. 'His Bxcellh'ncy saijllat' i ie ~rliestin to lie derrmined a;Is, w~i hihier'ithe 8'th cLIuseife C~ t'be xrlinded. ,, Air &lt;e'rry .&lt;aid. a few words. reprehPn sive of.tlie general tendency of the bill. , Mr Jones believed, the gen...
THE SQUATTING ACT. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 10 July 1841
STHE SQUATTIHG ACT. It seemi to ben maxim with our 'Governor, that whatever miny be Shencficial to thie iquatters, must be hulrtful to the interest of the Crown, and: that every additionai burden which can be imposed upon the settler must be so much pure'gain to the government. The idea of the possibility of reciprocal prosper. ity never yet entered into his calcu lations. Instead of fixink a capitation tax upon assigned servants, for the support of the Border Police, (which plan, besides raising the required sum, would have struck at the root of several crying evils), our paternal government instituted the present poll-tax upon sheep and cattle an assessment upon the enterprise of the settlers-a direct drawback to the prosperity of the colony; and a discouragement of that branch of industry which at present forms the foundation of the general wel fare of the entire population, What would be thouglht of the British Parliament if it were to levy an assessment upon every pea-knife mad...
SYDNEY. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 10 July 1841
SYDNEY, Legislative Coluncil -There are now no less than five comnittees of the I.eislative Council sitting on the fol lowing snblhjec:s - Immrrrauon, thie Aborigines, Savin'gs B ank, Li63,'s Strait' I tghthouses, a'nd iheO ()Hs.r vance of the Sabbath. ..,The orders of tlheday.for-.theinesxt:sLt ing of the Council are the third readlilg "-? the C.ountry 'Towns Act Amendment 13,11 and the third reading of tile Female ConvirecTransportation Act Amnd ment Lill.-Chronicle, June 26. Appointments. -His Excellency the Governirr has been pleased to appoint thle undernmentoned guntlemn to be mig:strates of the- territory ad its dependencies, vix.:- Major Frederick Berkeley St. John,. of the district of P'ort Phillip, and Arthur [lodgson of the district of Moreton Bay, Elquires. Hunter's River, AI rion District. - I have great pleasure in informing you that a notorious .bushra.-ger na.mel K.ls,, has beeti taken hy the mountedu police at Mudgee, anid forwarded down here for trial. He was one o...
MELBOURNE. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 10 July 1841
M ELBOUIRNE. MaLBOURtNE PRICE CuliRENT.-FIloUr first, £~7 to £30 per ton, second £26 third £25; n.ine 34d per foot, ceda'r .logs 4d. to 5d.; deals 99d.; shingles per thousand £I 15s, to £2 Os;: tea hysonskin £11 to £14, per chest ; potatoes £14 to £16 per Ion; maize 3&lt; to 5s. per bushel; oats 7s to 8s 6ed 'per bushel. - -' " -t.. - . ..T.I-? -
FENWICK versus WATSON. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 10 July 1841
FENWICK versus ?VATSON.-This case came off at the Gerlog Supreme Cout on Tuesday last, and several contingent circumstances combined to render it quite a spectacle. Our police magistrate appeared as plaintiff-Mr Powlett,Capt. Fyans, and Lieut. Addis were on tihe bench-Mr Carriigton volunteered a. counsel for the prisoner-and a great number'of thelpassengers by the Aph rasia attended to have a peep at the most wonderful ' lion' of Geelong-its court-house. In reporting this case, we do not know - hether to laugh or to loqk grave. -whether to sift the real merits of the case, or to describe the forensic elo, quence of the counsel, the judicial acumen of the bench, the idiotic stolidity of the plaintiff, and the ..* derinabili t.ofitheaudience._ We. must ab~ndon thle task of:.describing the scene. however, from inability to paint it in colours sufmriiently vivid. It appeared that Mr Fenlwiakk had entered itoQan agreement with Mr Mart to erect a ce tain building for the sum of £70; Watso...