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THE RESOURCES OF THE COAST. [Newspaper Article] — Bathurst Free Press — 8 June 1850
THE RESOURCES OF THE COAST. CFrom the Geelong Advertiser. J Whenever circumstances occur which we think may at all increase our colonial pros perity, then are we roost anxious to give them publicity, entering as largely into de tail as our snace will nossiblv admit, and leaving those who may be at all interested in the matter, to carry our suggestions into operation. A few monthsago, we published four articles on ' Our Mineral Resources.' Those articles have had the desired effect. The Industrial Association at Melbourne has quoted some of the reasons there al leged as an inducement for the prosecution of mineral researches, and they have led to the establishment of ' Mining Associations,'^ both in that town and Geelong. The ob- ' jectof the present article is, however, to point out many other resources on the southern coast which only require industry 'with moderate capital to make available as objects of colonial wealth — the majority of which have been pointed out to a party for ...
Government Gazette. 21st May, 1850. (Continued from our last.) [Newspaper Article] — Bathurst Free Press — 8 June 1850
Government (Gazette. 21st May. 1850. ( Continued from our last.) Hie following Country Lots of Land will be sold by auction, on Wednesday, the 19th Tune, at Eleven o'clock, at- the places horeunder men tioned. (Deposit 10 per cent.) (At the Police Office, Hartley.) 1. Georgiana, 30, Thirty acres, pansn unnamed, at the head of Wyarborough Creek, near Burra Burra Lag'oon ; commencing at a point bearing north 30 degrees east and distant 4 miles 7 chains from the north east corner of M'Arthur's 836 acres ; and bounded on the south by a line bearing east 20 chains ; on the east by a line bearing north 15 chains; on the north by a line bearing west 20 chains ; and on the west by a line bearing south 15 chains to the commencing point aforesaid. Upset price £1 per acre. 2. Westmoreland, 30, Thirty acres, parish unnamed, at the head of Wyarbrough Creek, near Burra Burra Lagoon ; com mencing at a point bearing north 39 de grees 30 minutes east and distant 4 miles 47 chains 30 links from the n...
TUB AEOLIAN HARP. [Newspaper Article] — Bathurst Free Press — 8 June 1850
THE AEOLIAN HARP. Br William M. Leqoett, M.A. (I know not that my Friend had placed tho Instrument at my Chamber Window, until awakened by its en trancing sounds.) Whence theso molting midnight vespers ? Pausing now in sweet suspense — Now, again, liko angol-whispors, 'Wooing tho enraptur'd sense ! Aro Aerials bequeathing CaiTols of celestial birth ? Aro tho dear departo.1 breathing Back -their Iove3 to kindred earth ? Thus I dream, whilo Reason slumbers, And the thrilling thought restoro3 Long bomoan'd and cherish'il numbers, ITrom tho unseen spivK-shores ! I awake, to trace tho living — 'l'is some instrumental skill Thus unto my casomont giving Soumls that scein'd so mystical ! Sounds, to sympathy appealing, Passing eloquence of words ; As If sentiment and fi-oling Were enshrin'd in silken chords ! Zephyrs stir tho apt machinery — 'Wild vibrations float around— Fairy song and starlight scenery Spell tho solitude profound !
Original Poetry. (For the Bathurst Free Press.) FROM SOLITARY RAMBLES IN AUSTRALIA. (AN UNPUBLISHED WORK.) [Newspaper Article] — Bathurst Free Press — 8 June 1850
©rig-izial Poetry. (.For the Bathurst Free Press.) FttOM SOLITARY RAMBLES IN' AUSTRALIA. (AN UNPUBLISHED WOUK.) BY WILLIAM M. LEGGETT, SI. A. Rien a man avis n'est tine preicve plus sensible .d'une Vie a nenir, etde V 'existence d'un Monde invisible. IIeue, amid theso sylvan shadows, Whore tho, lofty gum tree flings Snow- win to manna o'er the. meadows, Note we our imaginings. Shophords and their fleecy treasures, TJndisturb'd by sight or sound, — Lambkins with their sinless pleasures— Dams depasturing around — Boar our dreamings back, through Mamro, To simplicity sublime ; Liko a vision'd Panorama Of tho days of oldon tiino ! Horo wo road tho Hebrew History, And compare tho Gospel Plan, Tracing much of godliko mystery In tho walks of Ancient man 1 Lights of Earth's primitial science (Long extinct; but not unknown !) Once, of men, tho Mental Giants Sohool'd from tho Almighty Throne,— How comparatively dismal Our display, to scenes of yoro ; Though wo boast a, birth-baptismal Prom th...
THE BATHURST FREE PRESS. SATURDAY, JUNE 8, 1850. "MAGNA EST VERITAS ET PREVALEIBIT." THE GOVERNORS SPEECH. [Newspaper Article] — Bathurst Free Press — 8 June 1850
THE ,-BATHURST 'FREE PRESS. SATURDAY, JUNE 8, 1850. ' MAGNA EST VERITAS ET ril^SVALEBIX.' THE GOVERNOR'S SPEECH. The present session was opened on Tues day last by a speech form Hia Excel lency, which will be found in to-day's number. His Excellency's speech commences with acknowledging the blessings of a bounteous providence in the abundant supply of the necessaries and comforts of life. He alludes to the continued increase in the material resources of the colony as a subject of congratulation, and points out as illustrations, the increase of nearly five mil lion pounds of wool exported last year over the previous one, and an increase in the quantity of tallow exported of 56,000 cwts. The prosperous condition of the public revenue is shown by an excess of £96,000 in the past year, over the preceding one, which is accounted for by an increase in the Ordinary Revenue of upwards of £38,000, and in the Territorial Revenue of upwards of £57,000. He announces the intention, of Her Ma jes...
THE NEWSPAPER TAX. [Newspaper Article] — Bathurst Free Press — 8 June 1850
THE NEWSPAPER TAX. If the state of public opinion with respect to the tax upon newspapers is to be estima ted by the sentiments of the colonial press we may reasonably conclude that it is uni versally unpopular. Not one voice has, within the range of our observation, been raised in its favour, and we believe that no pen has as yet, been wielded in its justifi cation. It may, by some be argued that the opposition of the press, arises from in terested motives — that the hindrance to the circulation of newspapers, the expense of exchanges and the inconveniences arising from the new regulations have called forth their hostility. Supposing we plead guilty tj such a charge, we should like to know why newspaper proprietors are to be denied the privilege, which is accorded to any other class of the community, of advocating their interests. They are not the least im portant body in the community, that their welfare is to be trifled with, without a re monstrance. Their mission is not so unim ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bathurst Free Press — 8 June 1850
The Greatest Sale of ^^ Extract of a Letter from Mr. ThomasB^ cine In the World ! Landlord of the Waterloo Tavern, Coatham; I ' (£'?) *r$l-$^. i^L^S^ /3^$Fftffj»». Yorkshire, late of the Life Guards, dated ^^^^^^P^^WM^^^\ To Professor Holloway. nM^^^Cf^m^^^ SiB,-For a long time I was a Martyr to WMM^M^^MM(w£)a \Sm Rhe,umatisra and Rheumatic Gout, and for 'MwWW^^m^WmM-h )1 * PreY10us t0 usin& your medicines, I ^wW4Mfif^^^^^^B§m4i hS w*s so as not t0 be able t0 waIk- l had S^^S^^^^^^^^^^^jll^^M^ tried doctoring and medicines, of every kind _. ,, -^--^^===--—-=====5-^==-—.- ----- but all to no avail, indeed I daily got worse KollowayVs Fills and Ointment, and felt that I must shortly die. IVom Teeing 1 o Mr. J. K. Heydon, your remedies advertised in the paper I take Goulburn, August 29th, 1849. in, I thought I would give them a trial I QIR,— I send you the following particu- did so. I rubbed the Ointment inas'di VJ lars of a case that has just come to my rected, and keep cabbag...
Homebush Races, 1850. FIRST RACE. [Newspaper Article] — Bathurst Free Press — 8 June 1850
EEosueTbusli Elaces, 3.S5®. FIRST RACE. The Trial Stakes of five sovereigns each, with forty sovereigns added, for two year olds ; T. Y. C. about half-a-mile. Colts, 7sfc. 71bs. ; fillies, 7st. 41bs. Entrance three sovereigns. Mr. John Barker's _b c Pilot, (Cullen.).... 1 Mr. Reeves' ch c Lieutenant, ? 2 Mr. John Tait's bl c The Arab, ? 3 Mr. Tait's g f Medora ? dr Mr. Leonard ns, b c Chloroform ? dr Mr. C. Roberts' b f Rebecca, ? dr Mr. J. Roberts' br c by ./Ether, ? dr SECOND RACE. The All-aged Stakes of fifty sovereigns, for all horses ; weight for age ; three miles ; maidens allowed 51bs. j entrance, three sovereignSj Mr. Reeves' bl g Sultan, 5 yrs, 9st 51bs, (Taafe.) ? 1 Mr. Arkinsins b g Jorrocks, aged, 9st 91bs . . 2 Mr. 'De Clouet's ch h Little John, 5 yrs, 9st 81bs. 3 Mr. Harris' b h Plover, aged, 9st Ulbs ? dr THIRD RACE. Thr St. Leger Stakes of ten sovereigns each (five sovereigns forfeit if declared to the Hon'o aary Secretary at tho Royal Hotel, on or before the 1st of ...
THIRD DAY, —FRIDAY, MAY 31. FIRST RACE. [Newspaper Article] — Bathurst Free Press — 8 June 1850
THIRD DAY, —FRIDAY, MAY 31. FIRST RACE. The Metropolitan Maiden Plate, of one hun dred sovereigns, for all horses that have never won; weight for age ; once round the course ; to start at the three mile 'post. — Entrance, five sovereigns. Mr. Hall's b h Sir Charles, 3 yrs, 8st. (Cullen) 1 Tait's bl m Vanity, 4 yrs, 8st lllbs ? 2 Matthews' br h Van Tromp, 4 yrs, 9 st . . 3 C. Roberts' br m Perone, 5 yrs 9st 51bs . . dr. Bates' b g Imperial, 1- yrs, 8st illbs ? 0 G. Rouse's br h .Doctor Syntax, 3 yrs 8st. 0 J. Robert's bl h Zanga, 3 yrs, 8st ? 0 C. Roberts' ch m Flirt, 3 yrs, 7st lllbs... dr SECOND RACE. The Australian Plate of sixty sovereigns, - with a sweepstake of five sovereigns each, for nil horses ; to be handicapped by the Stewards, or whom they may appoint. Twice round tho course. Entrance, four sovereigns. Mr. Arkins nsbg Jorrocks, aged, 9st81bs (Cutts) 1 Harris' b h Plover, aged, 8st I21bs ? 2 . De Clouet's ch h Little John, 5 yrs 9st 21bs 3 'W. Cutt's b. m Lola Montes, 6 y...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bathurst Free Press — 8 June 1850
TO ADVERTISERS. IMPORTANT NOTICE. ml , ~~Z 7~, ,. _ . TO ALL BUYERS OF IRON AND GENERAL The cost of Advertisements hardware. must be paid previous to their ? sertion. Advertisements will be Lar9e reduction in Prices at received until six o'clock in the *« dale's stores. £ T? ' 1 -r lv-,4- nnnnnt 1-»q T T JS respectfully notified to old Customers, Set eveiling Of Friday, but Cannot be 1 tlers- &untr/ Storekeepers, and the Public withdrawn after Twelve O'clock generally, that as the whole of the Extensive and rr, , a vu 1 11 „„,„„„„ well assorted Stock must be disposed of, the prices On luesday. A liberal allowance which have been maintained for the last Will be made tO parties desirOUS Of Four and Twenty Years. nJ^ni^Miin.' -Pni» tlivoonv ci-v rnrvntlnQ In ^liS establishment, are now reduced to the very advertising tor tnieeoi sixmontns. ]owestrates at whic'h they could be offered,and ? _— will be found considerably under, what they can be NO Communications Will be pilb- °bSn...
LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. OPENING OF THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — Bathurst Free Press — 8 June 1850
LEGISLATIVE COITNCZX.. OPENING OF THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. Yesterday, the Legislative Council, in I pursuance of the Governor's Proclamation, met for the despatch of business. At twelve o'clock, His Excellency the Governor, attended by his Private Secre tary and Aide-de-camp, und accompanied bv the heads of the military departments (the principal civil officers being * in the Council Chamber either as members or spectators) left Government House, a sa lute being fired from Fort Phillip. On his arrival at the Council Chamber, His Excel lency was received by a guard of honour, (composed of a company of the 11th regi ment, with the Queen's colour and band) with the usual salute. The Council Chamber was crowded. We think the attendance was larger than on any | previous occasion, particularly of ladies, of ! whom there wei-p. a large number present. The gallery was crowded. Shortly before twelve o'clock the Hon. the Speaker took the chair, the members present being as follows : — Officia...
Country News. FESTIVITIES AT WELLINGTON. [Newspaper Article] — Bathurst Free Press — 8 June 1850
Country News. FESTIVITIES AT WELLINGTON. Tfrom our own. correspondents.! ' Hail, bounteous May !— that dost inspire Mirth, and youth, and' warm desire, Woods and groves are of thy dressing Hill and dale both boa?t thy blessing.'. The good folks resident in tho ' far west '-—(Wel- lington) were m a perfect state or juror on tne 29th of May, commonly known as ' Royal Oak Day,' which had most appropriately been sot apart us a ' gala -!ay,' comtemporaneonsly with, and to eke out the time consequent upon the fete given to tho gentry of the, surrounding districts by Samuel Curtis, Esq., J. P., whose kindness of heart, gen tlemanlike demeanour, coupled with an earnest desire to promote the interests of the Wellington district, have won for him ' golden opinions from all sorts of men.' Indeed, no sooner does the worthy ' Doctor' (by which appelativehe is gene rally known) propose any scheme, no matter what, than all the inhabitants of the district eagerly join hand in hand to bring it to a ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bathurst Free Press — 8 June 1850
Cottage of Content, KELSO. THOMAS RILEY. BEGS to inform the inhabitants of Kelso. Bath urst, and the surrounding neighbourhood, that he intends commencing business as Licensed Victualler, in the house known by the name of the ' Cottage of Content,' situated in Kelso, on the 1st of July, 1830, an. I hopes, by strict attention to the comforts and wishes of those who may favour him with their custom, to merit u share of that patronage it will be his eonstant study to deserve.. Shearers' Arms. MR. TRESS VILLAGE OF PEEL-CLEAR CREEK. AUCTIONEER AND COMMISSION AGENT. TOHNHOWABD, begs to inform °Mce' adjoininff Mr' Arthur's' 0 Ms Friends and the Public of the sur- -.„ *''«?''''' BATHUEST' rounding country that his premises will be M oVdo?r«LI8i'01!Lprep,are? to &t\end. ,t0 anS rp*c\ir f™ *i-aiv. i *? *t. . i. TA ordors ''at he may be favoured with, and ready for their accommodation, on the 1st pledges himself to give every satisfaction to those ot July, and to state that it will eve...
Local Intelligence. [Newspaper Article] — Bathurst Free Press — 8 June 1850
Eiocal Intelligence. New Watch-houses. — We understand that orders have been issued for the construction of two new watch-houses on the Sydney Ito;ul, for the convenience of escorts to and from the metropolis. Hitherto great inconvenience and hardship has been suffered by policemen on escort duty, for want of accommodation in the night, a special notifica tion , huvingbecn issued by Government against thei r remaining at public bouses. The proposed points for the erection of watch-houses arc the Ifryiugpau Hut and Honeysuckle Flat. Vale Creek Bridqb. — The committee recently appointed for the repair of the approaches to the Vale Creek bridge have corresponded with the Hon. the Colonial Secretary, representing the state in which the bridge would be left, after the con tractor had performed his part, and soliciting pe cuniary assistance for the completion of the neces. sary work. The matter was referred to our Police Magistrate, who was desired to institute a survey and report to gove...
Original Correspondent. To the Editor of the BATHURST FREE PRESS. [Newspaper Article] — Bathurst Free Press — 8 June 1850
dBffoutiil eCaiTcdpcririTnTCc, TV) the Editor of the TLvTiiimsT Fuer Phess. Sir, — I observe in your paper of last Saturday, a letter dated Carcoar, May 22, 1850, bearing the signatures of Messrs. R. N. M'Diarmid and A. M'Diarmid, of Wangoola ; Mr. .T. Twaddel, of Carcoar ; and Mr. J. Loudon, of Holwood, King's Plains : in which those individuals srivo their ' flat and unqualified denial ' that any such harmonious or unanimous call has been given to the Rev. .1. B. Laughton ; and in which they further ' beg to as sure those who take an interest in those matters, that the Rev. J. B. Laughton is about to be settled in Carcoar in defiance of their declared wishes and opinions on the subject.' A letter had previously appeared in the Sydney Morning Herald of the 27th May, signed by tho same four individuals, in which it was stated, even in more explicit terms, that 'no such call had ever boon given' to me from the Presbyterians of Carcoar and the sur rounding district. The tone of this l...
Impounded. [Newspaper Article] — Bathurst Free Press — 15 June 1850
SKi-nousaded Ar Carcoar on the 25th day of May, 1850 .—One yellow bullock, white back, branded KAE oil' ribs. One brindle heifer, luibrmidud. One red buld fhced heifer, branded EH with 77 under oil' rump One strawberry bullni-k, illegible brand o!f rump. One red bullock, white back, Jike TA1 off rump. One strawberry cow, like HW conjoined off rump. One red calf, J reversed with L rump and ribs. One red cow. UK both rumps, top sawn oil' hums. One red bullock, TC off rump, 2 oil' thigh. 8 off shoulder. One red heifer, no brand visible. One yellow and wiple steer, no brand visible. One black hiefer, white b.ick, no brand visible. Also, from Mr. Fulton's Run, Cowra llocks;— One light bey horse, aged, 15 hands high, sore back, star on forehcap, oji hind foot white, branded M.H under the mane near side. If not released they will be sold on the 27th June. C. Spjkk. ]2s Gd.
PREMONITION. [Newspaper Article] — Bathurst Free Press — 15 June 1850
PREMONITION'. I sing not Classic Groves, whore Art Embowers the Scientific Muse— My genius claims no kindred part 'With themes that Bards aro wont to chooss— ' My walk is in the wild wild wood— My couch with mosses overgrown— My world tho ancient solitudo — Imagination all my own ! I love these darkly rolling streams ; Q'heso rugged rocks ; this solemn shade, Where never yet tho solar beams Have fall'ri since God tho forest made I An influence hero possesses soul, That never did, nor over can Exist beneath the stern controul Of civilized and selfish man 1 (Thb Author.)