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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 12 December 1840
OF EYVERY DESCRIPTION E?XCUTED WITE SNEAT'NESS AND DISPATCE, UELBOURNE PRICES. AT 'I Hll NORItt GEELONG,. --o . Cards, -Circulais, DlJI-heads, &*. iN SIUPERIOR STYLE. GOVERNMENTFORMS ON SALE. emoo1 silips For London, THE FINE BARQUE. 7.. ~I~tArasTrC, 366 tons, Ronbert Smith, (:ommarider(, Nwill soon he ready to r. ceive il at eeilong. - For freight or passage. apply} to P. W, WELSH & CO., or STRACHAN & CO.r 21a First Vool Ship for Lonndon direct. (T THE FAT-SA N INU G BRIG Well M' lenn, master. She will have Tirk di splnh. Farly application, fo reight or passagerede is necersaly. Ap ,to STIR.CHAM &,CO., or P. W. W ELS Hl & CO+. For Loondon, (To sAIL IN JANuARY,) .'TH E splendid fast sailing, new " coppered. and first-class sbhi' 't,:, to,?s._: E: ourn~n E.q. commander. beingg nonw on. thbe y.th. en'. haii,. , r cargo of Lool i"arly all engaged. vill have immediate dispatch. Sbh a his sul,crioraccommodations for. pas etigers, who are invited to...
OVERLAND VISITORS. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 12 December 1840
OVS~BlAJ~) VPSZTOB~3. A. Fulrlnn;e. FEsq. J.P.: T. 13. Vere. 1sq. 5J. P.; Wv. 1. Y~idwyiiv, , isq J. P. anaiLady ; Gtapan 1V.hst.r, J. P.: J. TIOtnsan, iq. J ,P.`; F. Artlhur, 1Eq; J ,Cardiner, Esq ; - Gardiner, Esq. On 'MudAy last, Mr Simhpson proiareded to et'Ielsir' Ihe is exI'PCtl'td to I csIIIId Isii dutits on Saturday-II."1Trad. (;)
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 12 December 1840
for WVillleams Town, The SHAMROCK. 50 tons, T. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; 1i't a i nn. citot rtler., will sail for the above port on TUESDAY. For &nbsp; &nbsp; passage apply to the master on board, &nbsp; or to &nbsp; T. H. BOLGER. WYanted mmodiatoely, jtiOUR Good, Steady Birick Si t.k"err. to wvhOti eve'ty en'.outage ei'iit wtill ibe ?iv"r. Apply to KIBULE 8& PlIEEIS, Corio. Preserved Specimens in Natu~ral FOR .SALE, AT Mit. GRIFFIN'S GLELONG RI.TItEAT INN. SLA RGiE and Choice Assort miteplt rf I the most are 'anile b, lu I(ful Birtlds oi A-imals of thi', l)i.ttiIl. rti y ate it vktvelleni iontlittlon, h inll tt It prl -'t e, ili ait ttithe reattest carle. •ltln cutelrd tand stull d iii the ?ltoo api " pi uOvel imanittlaer. As a a. t e totillt ilt, It nI, Srtint bolte to Ellrr iand they itoulri o- doublt titCh a tt etnor ttdlltt pr, .t' A1 (rn.r ttLent t o Ihei PI'rihlir, oi)r winr ltootri. o Libluty, tHr ing ctt- ii trr mor...
WHOLESALE. GRAIN, &c. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 19 December 1840
GRA1N, &d&lt;'. T'hritt, per hilusll .. e 9 o.r a 12 mlaizf, per buisll el .. a 7 1.. no ,i O tils. pll biisll .... u a 10.. o 7 U.lile, per rl'isliel .. o o0.. " FIulrr. first, Ipcr 1tn1 .. 20 o 0..2S o NSconrl ....... 23 o.: n.,25 a 'I ird . .......... 20 u. 0..22 a F-ay, V.D.L, per toil . 13 o 0..1S o BUILDIN?G il ATI " RIAL .S. 13 irks, per tllouis:ni:l.. 3 0 o.. o o Cediir deals, iper oot . o o .. o a Pine, per l iiot ....... o a 6.. o a( l1.rldwd boitrrls 10; 1'. I1 5 0.. 1 8 Silnlrles, |ier thoisand 1 10 o.. 1 l1 Ba tens, per 100 f'ret.. I 5 o.. 1 7 P ilitli, h'brnil, per 100 1 2 u.. '2 It Narrolw dittoll ... .... 1 o 0.. 1 1S Nails, per Ib. ........ o o 8.. o 1 SPIRITS, TOBACCO, &c. DUTY 1AID. Ale, in bottle icr doz. o I(5 o.. o 1S Plnrtir, per t],idozen .. 10 1 .. 0 IS lr',ndy. per eallon .. I 10 o.. 1 12 Gill, iper y allnll . ..... 1 5 o.. I II) I'lni,; p r giltnll ...r . I o 0 .. o i Pro1 winfi pIr ilozlni. 2 o a.. 2 10i Sherry, p,'r fidozn .... 2 ...
IMMIGRATION. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 19 December 1840
IMMIGRATION. T7he demand for laborers of every description becomes more and more urgent every day. This-neglected and almost unheard-of province, although the finest field for immi" grants in the whole range of the British colonies, has hitherto-beeti supplied with laborers, only at second and third hand, in small. numbers, with great difficulty, and at high wages. It appears.to be a maxim with the Home Government, that the more fertile a country is, the less is required to be done to obtain a revenue therefrom; while a patch of sand, or a barren rock, requires every attention to be paid to it ; on the same principle that a mother has a stronger affection for her cripple or idiot children, than for them that are whole. .Governmenthhas however conde scended to ALLow private indi viduals to introduce laborers under 'the Bounty Regulations. , The thanks of every one connected wili the dlstrict are due toMr Welsh for being the first to obtain and act upon this permission. In the mean ti...
Geelong Markets. RETAIL. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 19 December 1840
Bread, per 4 lb. lutl LU 1 4 to 0 0 beef, per lb ........ o I, 0... o o lzutijni, per Ib .... 0 .0 6,...1 o Butler, frel'sh, per lb. 0o 2 0.. 0 1 sit ( dcolonial) .. o 2 0.. o a Che:se ( Engli;lh) pcer lb o 2 0.. o o Culohia l ........ o 1 4...u n E;'g, p1er doz.; .... 0 5 a.; 0 0" iiaeon, per ith . ... o 1 G.. o. u Potatoes, lice cwt. .. o 12 a., I a ''u,. per lb .i . .... o 0.. o T I?>l ,per Ib ........ o o 4.. O o :allkl, per q:atrt ..... o0 0.. n n ,on, , per Ib. ....... 0 o 6.. to 0 CO'.dles, mould, per lb a a 10.. a I
THE INFAMOUS HIRED SERVANTS ACT. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 19 December 1840
THE INFAMOUS [HIRED SERVANTS ACT. In our former remarks on this Act we were so ,much occupied with the neglect and ignorance of the Govern ment and its Offtlicers, that we paid no attention to the matter of the Act itself, Since then, we have had our attention directed to several of its, clauses;. and; we certainly are aeton ished how any body of men could be tathered together, so thoroughly vi cious and stupid as to concoct o, sanction such a confused mass of ab surdity and injustice. We cannot undertake the task of unraveling the contradictions and fol. lies which meet our eye in almost every section. That would be an endless and unprofitable task,-we shall con fine our remarks to a single section -the ninth. Any servant who owes his master a grudge may not only drag him from has home and business, to his great loss and inconvenience, without mak ing the slightest compensation in case of the charge being d-clared ground less, but, should the servant, as will often be the case, hav...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 19 December 1840
OF EYVEIRY DESCRIPTION EXKIIUITKD WIlN E.Tv ES.:. fAD D3I3PATOm, AT MELBOURNE PRICE8. AT 1 II K N!t.tl'fit GCthLONG. Cards, Circlass, ZZill-wadsti, Ac.a IM A IU? ?,taR arrYi.?. GOVIERNM ENT O.tAS ON flAb?. IItR.REA.S John Rice has Schi, day absconded Iromn my Aervice, being u:irler a written engage. nment for Six Cailendar Mionth. I h ere'ly offe'r i lieward onf ''Two Pounds or. his apprelhenion, a lnd I also ranutini all FetIlers and other from employigi the said John Ric°.. TliO\IAS WRIGHT. Waurt Creek, 8tilh December 1840. £10 Ra~~a L OST from- Gelong in J.anuary j iast, da cl k bay IAit , I1. hands high, bla kl poml., a eFall white ctar na foreheadl, no hrandJ, switch tail. and in foul Any l.'person delliv,.r. ing her to Mr. J. G..\ IACi. or NMIr. W. Grvey. North G"elon.g, shall raae,,ive the above reward. and expenises paid. November 20, £5 REWARD, SOST, abouta 8 dnys Since, Twogrey L- :lares, 3 & 4 years old. One of t hem is branlCded A on the near shoun l r. the otlhe...
NEW SOUTH WALES ACT. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 19 December 1840
NEW SOUTH WALES ACT. We have received a deal of news relating to this'.important measure, bat are quite uinable to give any precise idea of the futuro ccheme of government for the Australian colu nies. We have so many accounts of Bills introoauced and withdrawn, of new Acts, and Continuation Acts. and Better Regulation Acts-of Des patches sentt and Despatches disre. garded-of measures ordered, recom mended, and mooted, all jumbled into such a medly that we must give over the task of solving the mystery till next week. The grnertal tenor of them all however, is in favour of the inde pendence of Australia Felix.
ON THE EXTERNAL FORMS OF SHEEP OF A GOOD DISPOSITION. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 19 December 1840
ON TIRE EXTERNAL FORMS OF SHEEP OF A GOOD DI-PUSITION. I I,.lievesthat there is a certain form rtegularly attached to sheep of a good dipositioun, which form .1 shall en d-(vour to describp. Ist,--Shbeep must he well bred ; that is. comning of tthose parents that pos -essed the same good properties. This pIiposition must be admitted as a very essential one, but it is Iby no ieaians to Ie implicitly depended upon. I have known a breed of a very supersior quhlity iltro.luced, that gave bith to s oif'sprintg far inferior in qualty. On the iltltrodtction of tiet Leicester b)reed of sheep. (which is now becoming gen. eral thtough.ut this island.) I hive known graz;ers that were in poussesiitn of blood ewes and ramnts, asond yet their prog-ny has been detective. This might he owing to the state of their ,'osstitution,-to sotmethig respectil. keep or disease-to the quality or quantity of food provided for the mother-to the soil or situation not being suitably adapted to the parent or prsog...
MISCELLANEA. ALLOWANCE OF WATER TO HORSES. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 19 December 1840
rIVE C iL s.JLNA .. ALLOWANCE ol \W'-rta TO HollSS. -it is by no tneans an untcouraton o c tion that it horses uilt to be got into cuouditiontl for work they shouid'b, al. lowed to tdrintk but a ery snitll tquIt . ity' of water. 0ts what physiologicao bias this opiniont is fountLied, I Cof?ess appears to me to be a jterfet Inystt'sy Neve.stheiess, as iantty t.ersons utop th.s treatmte,.t, it t fi tintg to nolce it, F?or my owntt part I have ever round that it is au eXtretttely btd plani to stint a horse It tis w?ter, and cttlseitqua-ntty havi. made it practi?e of leaving plenty of t at till t toes w tstn rreach of every hior.e I have had. 01' course .1 do not intend to say Lt;ut u ht n. a horse comes in heated otern exercise he should be -rffered-to drink or sl?adld have a bel lylul of water just prior to having teen ridden; but if a horse be duly watered tin t.inBUM in the morning., lie will not requtlire to drink again.tor some hours, and should never be al. lowed to do so then un...
LOCAL INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 19 December 1840
LOCAL ZNTELLZGENCE. Tlu BL.AcKS AND Tile BusH Fines. -Fur the last furtin?gei, the country around the township has been in a state of almost continual conflagrationv and the fires have at last advanced into the very ceiitre of the townshipp hetweeri the.,ornhrrn and souttlhern portions.. These fires ho~wever are reryld iferent from those in the brush and scrub ot New South Wales, being imutch less dangerous to buldings and fences. In the open pasture land of thi? district, the fire marches along the grass at the rate of two or three miles a day, in a column ol perhaps severs miles front, and only a few inches deep, devouring all the leed in its course, but in general sparing the green ahrubr and trees. It has been only through great exertion that some sut tiers have been enshabled to preserve a few acres of grass on their stations. In some cases the fire can be beaten out with green boughs. Of course the blacks are the incendiaries 'fh s is another argument addedto the thousand and ...
NEW ZEALAND. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 19 December 1840
From the various reports received from New Zealand, the whaling season appears to have been nhlnot an entire failure, and marny stntionls :save not ubtained sutlicient to defray their-ex penst's. 'lihe largest itinntity of whales appears to have bees killed at Mr. lIvan'estietion, who had 180 totns of oil when the Hannah loft.-Auslra lasiah Chronic a, At a Public Dinner, given upon the occasion of opening the new Hotel in the "E'uws of B3rita:nni, -= '' Mr. Itevans, upon being called upon to propose I Sir George Gipps and Australia,' said that his acqrnr s, tance with his Excellency's career before arriving in this part of the world, hald led him not to entertain s very high opinion of h:s capacities, and he w.is greatly astonished to fidtl thim made a Governor, as he supposed upon the wisdomn of his Canadian pul icy and mnerits of his Canadian report. There wi'a something tiruly mean in in Sir George (iipps' attack in his council upotn Mr. t'apinra,. ]e be lieved it arose irom feel...
SHIP NEWS. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 19 December 1840
> KP XEWS. . ARRIVALS. December 12-MAJ :s'rTo, ship, 366 tons, Smith mt:astr, from William's Town. December 15-GOvERNOR LATROBE, cutter, Dick mtsster, from M1lIbourne. De-r*bier -31-MARGARET, schooner, fromr H-obart t'own. Dee. 17-IBOUJA . MAIDEN, schooner, Pau'hmaster, from Melboutne. December 17 -DeVONSHIRE, schooner, Button master, from Melbourne.
THE CHINA WAR. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 19 December 1840
TIE CHINA WAl, We have sent costly naval erma 'merit agninst 1the Chinese empire, and nn army of 10,000 men is to join it from the Bay of llliygal. The first -expense to the British Treasury of this expedition will exceed three millions of money. The loss already sustained by our merchants in their confiscated Scargoes has not fallen short of two. The annual sacrflce of rvevenue, from the utter extinction of our commterce ithl tithe Chinese empire, may well be cuntedl at two millions inuore, omittilig to . mention the annual - wVear iand tenr of ships, troops, and sel -rnt, should hostilities continue for imore thanI one campaign; and all this for what ?-.for the sake, 1st. of nc 'complishing a crime againtst the first elements of the law of nations ; for the ,ake, 2nd, -f forcing an entrance amongst a rehlctant people upon their own soil 3rd, for the sake of carry ingiinto operation, by viohlence, an unirbholeaorne druvt, in deflivnce of the inidependent crown of China i; for the s...
ORIGINAL POETRY. FORTITUDE. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 19 December 1840
VOTITUDE. Tyrants their victims may enchain, And stretch thae on the rrk; But yet, amid the fiercest pain, - Arti? thn' life's trings sihnu'd crack, The firm in minld can send angain In scorn, their insults back. Although tihe fettered huis may ache, The soul they cannot bind : Malnts in vain their efforts make, Tn ..hjtntate the mind : VIen martyrs perish at the stake, They are but gold tefited! But rtiu'AR?s nTnar woea that tear And I.cerate the heart A th,in1.aod times more hard to bear Than all the totturer's art, ThaIt .svtoud the soul with festering care, Like a ilow poisoned dart'! When all the cherished hinlpes of life Arre thwatted by despair, And sitrrow's eauterizing lktife The tenderest nerves luvs lsre,, Even nmadness, in tihe passion's strife,, May on:itsictint glare, Then-then-wi? rit earthly power can zhield The ssitTerer ofn, his doom; Teich himt to brave tite storm, notr yield To i j-et mentaili ,innm T? rise refreshed, wheni o'er the field . as swept the fell 4lmo...
ENGLAND. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 19 December 1840
ENGLAND. DEATHi OF TIlIE EA.RL op DuRT'IAdM. It is with the deepest regret that we have to announce the melancholy, pre mature, and almino?t shdden death of the Earl of Durham. Isik Lordship was taken alarmingly ill at five o'clock on the morncng of Tinesday, at Hiarrut Lodge, the villa of the Earl of Belfast at Cowes, in the Isle of Wight, *ind expired four hours after*ivirds'-Bell's Life in London. ' IMPOoITANT a?oRi Sr ('It.--It would appear that the prospects o6f 'tranquil ity, Which were opening o6t this un fortunate country. on the retiremlent of the Carlists into Frane~, are now. completely clouded. Spaifn is still destined to be the theatre of 'civil commotion; discord prevrils to an alarming extent among the 'Ch? tino party.-Aberdeen Journa l. SVrmA.-The insurrection which has broken out in this part of M rhemet Auli's dominions, is eatrcrlii, itself with great rapidity. and threatens to exer cise an important influence oi the state of the Eastern question -Abet debn Jonrna...
VAN DIEMEN'S LAND. FAT SHEEP. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 19 December 1840
VAN Zrn X EN'S LAND. FAT :SUEEP -During the past week, sin or seven hundred fat sheep have been imported from ' Port Phillip; they sre meat of a very superior sort to the generalily of grass fed mutton of this colony; the cause of which ought to be made a subject of inquiry by our graziers. We are give'?s to un derstantd that the Port W)'illip sheep (originally imported from Sydney) have thus improved !rom superior feed, aud the land not 'eing overstocked, as i, the case ia Van Diemen's Land. the recent importations were readily dispoed of, at twenty-eight shillings per head, and we hear that large l.numbers may be expected to arrive in the course of the season, which Will no doubt meet with a ready sale. Launceston Advertiser. THE GAZETTa.-The substitution of Civil for Military Juries Act is published. A " Prrclamation" from Sir'John Franklin suspends the ope ration of the Road Act; and notice of another Act is given. Mr. P. S. Tomlins is apipointed a coroner. Tun SAsoNt.-The want ...