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EXTRACT FROM A MMS POEM. "Ingredi libere non licenter errare" Cicero. [Newspaper Article] — The Herald — 18 January 1868
EXPTACTu FROM' A' MMS.:.POEM. " Ingredi liber e n licenter ererae "Jice~:'. "At thirty man suspeets himnself f&oI '" " Knows it at forty, and reforms his plan::' That is to say-if the poor fool; or tool Of fate and circumstance-ever eAnl ' Or does, some think-but this is nrt otur 'creed) Which gives to all and each, in time' ofneedi The will and power-of reformation If not driven to desperation By oppressionsr.mad'ning canker, Or abject cruelty's inhuman rancour. " Conduct is fate " and as to circumstances, I fear we make them toot that is the evil chances. Not long ago, you calFl'd yourselves, "a poor," ?And even "a coritemptible Colony," What are ye now ? but very liftle more ; Though from the boasted Angle Saxon stock Derived: the meanest chip of that old block Fobr which besides-has pray'd for as a boon, The scum of Englands' population And many thihk, 'tis yet too soon, To east awny the degradation, Born free; you needs must forge a chain To link you to the conviet band...
A FAST BOOK. [Newspaper Article] — The Herald — 18 January 1868
A FAST BOOK.-The racing calendar. Mushrooms may be exctedte in dew season.. There is an old saying tha1t '"a fellow-feeling makes us wondrous Uigd." But this is not al-.. ways the case. Wyn, we find a fellow feeling' for our watch we ~re by no means inclined to be. wondrous kind,. In describing a new organ, a country editor says :-" [he swvell died away in delicious suffo cation, like one s~g~in a sweet song under the?. bed-clot~hqs."'
GOLD MINING. [Newspaper Article] — The Herald — 18 January 1868
GOLD MINING. The following are interesting statistics of the part in present history of the Victoria Gold Mines :- The gold exported in 1865 was 1,543,801 ounces, and in 1866 1,479,194 ounces, show ing a falling off of 64,607 ounces. The earn ings per man in 1865 were computed at ~74 15s. lld. and in 1866 £80 8s. 3d. A con siderable number of persons formerly engaged in gold-mining have found it more profitable to engage in other pursuits. A large decrease in the number of miners is noticed. Many of them, it is considered, have permanently for raken the gold fields, which, although per haps regarded by many as a hopeful sign, will, it is thought, be seen with regret by thosewho take larger views and observe how wages are controlled. In 1865 the mean number ofmi. ners employed throughout the year was 83,214 and this year it is 73,577 showing a decrease of 9,639. A table of the average earnings per man since 1860 shows that at that period they amounted to £79, 9s. 3d.; that they decli...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — The Herald — 18 January 1868
TiE last mail was totally silent with respect to the appointment of our future Governor, nor are private accounts much more satisfactory. The" Organ" hashoweverbeen favored with a despatch forwarded to the Gover nor in "reply to the memorial of 719 in Iabitants of Western Australi: praying that Dr. Hampton's term of government should be prolonged." It is not clear whether it was a direct communication to the Governor, or in tended for the memorialists. The com iei8ncement; of the second paragraph. .I -haye had much satisfaction in re eeiving this expression of the favorable opm!oil entertained of your administra ,tion &c., &o." would lead us to suppose that it was officially addressed to, and in tended for Governor Hampton, but as it appears-it was transmitted to Mr. John Haidy, who forwarded it to the "Organ" with a running commentary of his own, quite as unsatisfactory and ambiguous as that of the Secretary of State's despatch. Mr. Hardy "congratulates his E]xcel l...
NATIVE MISSIONS. II To the Editor of The Herald. [Newspaper Article] — The Herald — 18 January 1868
NATIVE MISSIONS. II To t-he lditor of The Herald. SIR, I had not intended asking so large a space in your paper of this week. Much that I had pur posed to say" Veritas " has better said. He has shewn that the Rev. Mr. Innes, in citing the childrens' fete in the Government desmine,as an example of what inay be effeeted by religious union, and as therefore foreshowing the success that would be likely to attend a mission directed by a mixed board of Managers, has doubly erred. For had that day of juvenile feasting and fun been strictly the fruit of a combined religious movement, its value in shewing what a similar combination would effect in the tedious, difficult and costly work of teaching arid christianizing natives, would have been inconceivably small. But it was not a religious success at all, it was simply a social one. The endeavor to give it a religiout aspect was distinctly repudiated, and a very large share of its support was due to the circumstance,that it was to embrace all...
LONDON WOOL REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — The Herald — 18 January 1868
LONDON WOOL REPORT. The fourth seriers of colonial wool sales of the year commenced on Nov. 14. The catalogue comprised 2499 bales Cape, 866, Sydney, 424 New Zealand, 420 Port Phillip, 28 Adelaide, making a total of 4297 bales. Thr attendance of the Eng lish trade was fair, and the number of foreign buyers rather under the average for the season. -The'bulk of the catalogue consisted of Cape waol, the rates of which showed a decline of about 2d. per lb. from September prices. The assort ment of Australian was limited in a great measure to scoured descriptions, which, as compared wi h the closing quotations. of the late series,, sold |decidedly in the buyers' favor. A very bad business and an undeniable. overproduction of wool are the main-: .causes of this fresh decline ; the former.' may probably improve but the lattert must necessarily continue its influence. The supply of Australian sorts beinglimi.' ted more ,competition and firmness were..:. expected for them ; but it appears th...
GOVERNMENT DESPATCH. [Newspaper Article] — The Herald — 18 January 1868
GOVERNMENT ?D~ESPA~TCH. The following Despatch has been re ceivedl by the Governorfrom the Secretary of State for the Colonies -- [No. 28,] Downing.Street, 4th Nov., 1867.. Srn,-I have to acknowledge your Despatch lo. 144 of 19th August, forwarding a Memosial signed by 719 inhabitants of Western Austwali,. in which they I ray that your term of Goern ment may be prolonged, I have had much sa-tisfactiun in rece~irrg this. expression of the favourable opinion entertained. of your administratfon by a large body of colo nists. You will be informed,.before or at the time of the expiration of your usual term of service, of the arrangements which, on con- sideration, may be decided upon witli.regard to:, the appointment of a Governor. I have,. &o:,. BucInuiGHxA AND CKA.NDOS. Governor Hampton, &c., &c., &c.
Public Opinion. For the statements and opinions of our Correspondents, we do not hold ourselves responsible. To the Editor of The Herald. [Newspaper Article] — The Herald — 18 January 1868
(Bubtrlit @p inion. For the statement and opinions of our Corres Spondents, we do not hold ourselves.responsible. To the Editor of The Herald. SIR, Mr. John Wall Hardy with unblushing ef frontery, in his letter of Wednesday last, con gratulates his Brother Colonists" at the gener "ous recognition on the part of the Secretary " of State of Governor Hampton's administra " tion of the Government among us"-the "Or gan " more modestly simply publishes the Dis patch to which Mr. Hardy's letter.refers. I shall not ask Mr. Hardy if he knows how the majority of the 719 signatures became at tached to the Memorial praying for a continu ance of his Friend's enlightened rule-because he does know well enough the persuasion, intimi dation, and trickery which was resorted to-and knows, too, that nany who signed it expressed an intention of signing a Memorial of an oppo site tendency should such be presented to them for the purpose ; but I ask Mr. Hardy if he is really so dull of comprehension, as n...
INTERCOLONIAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Herald — 18 January 1868
SINTERCOLONIAL.. The news from the other cbloies con tains nothing particularly exciting" or interesting. ' The principal topics ·are the Duke's visit and the crqps. We give an epitome of the .nlews.fronim each of the colonies. VIcromA :-Business hias been, during the month sub6rdinate to pleasure. Everything has been forgotteh in the delirious excitement of the Royal visit. The Prince has been enthusiastically re ceived wherever he has gone. He has travellecl about a good deal and saw everything worth seeing---and muich that wasn't-in the colony. He vidited the mining districts and wvitnessed the whole process of gold: finding and washing. At a grand Fancy Driess Ball nearly 3,0)00 guests were present. The constitutional dead lock,. still con ti-uies. The legality of the course pur siued by the Ministry in carrying on the Government of the country by allowing, :in actions brought against the Queen by public creditors, judgement to go by default, has been decided by the Sup reme Cou...
FREMANTLE POLICE COURT. [Newspaper Article] — The Herald — 18 January 1868
FREMANTLE POLICE COURT. THE following case heard before the Police Ma gistrate, C. Symmons Esq., will be read with in terest by all engaged in fishing, or fond of ms- king boating excursions. Mr. Loftie appearedt for the defendants. Two men, Edw~ard Thompson, e. p., and John Vance. pensioner, were charged by Captain Jackson, pilot and superintendent at Rottnest, with having on the evening of the 6th instant,. landed on a reef of rocks known as "' Direetion Island" distant som~e quarter of a mile firom Rottnest. Captain Jackson deposed, that on the evening of the day in question, he saw a boat go to Di rection Island, and two men land.. Early next: morning he l;roceeded to the island and saw the two defendants put off from the is-lnd, made sail, and bore down upon them arrd spoke to them. John McGovern one of the pilot boatsr crewr confirmed the evidence of Captain. Jackson. Mr. J. Harwood was called for the defence and stated that he should think Direction Island was half a mile fro...
REVIEW. W. A. Church of England Magazine. FOR JANUARY. [Newspaper Article] — The Herald — 18 January 1868
REVIEW. F. A. Church of England M.agauine. FoR JANUARY. A short paper on the Pan-Anglican Synod--a barbarous compound phrase by the way--defends the conference of Bishops against the 'sneers and ridicule that have been so plentifully bestowed upon it by the newspaper press of Eng land. The article is too short to do the subject anything like justice, but as far as it goes, it is a good defence and is written in a spirit of commendable mode ration. It is very difficult to please some per sons, and this seems to be the case with the newspaper w'riters referred to by the author of the article in the magazine they refuse to be satisfied--ifthe Church, without noise or .parade, quietly endea vours to fulfil its mission it is denounced as apathetic, indiff:re i, and indolent; if it is active, energetic,' and zealous, it is stiSmatised as intrusive; and accused of presumption. To do the Bishops justice the Conference was not of their choice, it was forced upon them by the confu sion existi...
SUPPLEMENT TO THE "HERALD." ARRIVAL OF THE MAILS. Herald office, Tuesday, January 14. [Newspaper Article] — The Herald — 18 January 1868
'H.:rgggg~~~I"IIIB" : i :-ARRIVAL OF THE MAILS. H.'erald Ofice, S . Tesday, January 14, g. LE English.and Colonial Mails arrived pon Saturday Morning, but our letters and - papers were not delivered in time for us to furnish our subscribers with an imme .diate summary. England internally is in the condition •of being destitute of all sensational in terest, and her public journals are in debted to the penny a liners for their usual supply of accidents and offences Parliament has reassembled, and the Queen's speech contains the usual sessi onal programme, it promises much, and allin the right direction. Free from the complication of Continental difficulties, the British Government are in a condition by the passing of the Reform Bill to de vote their attention to the consideration of our social evils, and as we learn are determined to grapple with them. :: First on the list is the condition of the * labouring classes-having conferred poli tical privileges on them, and placed at . their...
(From our own Correspondent.) [Newspaper Article] — The Herald — 18 January 1868
(1'rom our own Correspondent.) On Friday evening las.t (3rd January) The Honorable The Colonial Secretary gave one of - his most interesting and instructive lectures at the New Hall of the Busselton Working Man's Association, which was a complete success. The subject chosen was "Some wonders of the present age," The New Hall (only. commenced in May last, the foundation stone of which the Honorable Lecturer laid) is certainly a credit to Sall connected with that association, and as that gentleman observed in his opening address on Friday evening, although the working men had met with such opposition and had had so many difficulties to contend with, their motto had been, and is, Union, and by putting their shoulders to the wheel have raised a building not only an or nament to the town in which they reside, but a living monument of what perseverance in a good cause can effect in the teeth of opposition. The lecture was well attended, the Hall being thrown open free to all alike, caused...
THE EASTERN DISTRICTS. II To the Editor of The Herald. [Newspaper Article] — The Herald — 18 January 1868
THE EASTERN DISTRICTS. II To the Editor of The Herald. SIR, In fulfilment of the promise I made you in my last communication, I now again intrude upon your space in order to give your readers an account of some of our doings and-having exercised my feeble pen in delineating the locale I'vill nowendeavour to portray the personeland help them out of the obscurity into which the neglect of the P'ress has enveloped them. But here a difficulty besets me which it cost me some mental trouble to overcome. It is all very well to criticise ; as long as you confine yourself to a thing, give vent to your feelings about an object, or scenery, you are safe enough and need not appretend either the resentment or the persecuting gratitude of the object of your disda-in or admiration; but if you point your' pen to an individ ual, however just your criticism may be, you are sure to incur the blame of partia!ity or perhaps more less support:able token of recognition. Be this however, as it mays-I said ...
Circular. [Newspaper Article] — The Herald — 18 January 1868
TuE Herald is published every Saturday. The terms of subscrip tion are 5s. per quarter, or £1 per aninum to town subscribers, and Gs. 3d. per quarter, or £i 5s. per annum; if sent through the Post Office-Single numbers 6d. each. - The terms for advertising are as follows :-For any advertisement not exceeding eight lines, 3s. 6d.; for every additional line, 3d. For each succeeding advertisement, half price will be charged. Merchants and others, who require their advertisements to be con tinued for periods of three months, can do so at a reduced rate Notices for alteration or withdrawl of advertisements, must be sent in not later than 12 o'clock, on Wednesday, and fresh ones for insertion will be received up to 12 o'clock on Friday preceding the day of publication, Persons desirous of subscribing during the currency of a quarter will only be charged from the date of their commencinlg. SSubscribers who do not give written notice to the contrary, are considered aswishing to continue the...
Notice to Correspondence. [Newspaper Article] — The Herald — 18 January 1868
Itotice to $orres~pobetcer. Cairric.-Your letter anent the piracy of an ar tiele on the Corn Trade published inthe Inquirer of last Wednesday has been received, but as our .cotemporary of yesterday has smelt out thetheft and exposed it, we have thought it as well notto publish it and will return it if you wish.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Herald — 18 January 1868
COMMISSARIAT. TENDERS (in duplicate) will be re ceived at the Conmmissariat Office, Premantle, till NOON of MONDAY, the 20th Instant, for the supply of the follow ing articles viz.: Calico - Window Blind Venetian, Yards 137k. " 24in' x -in Pounds 416. Flat 2 " x 4 ". " 560. 2', xj# " -" 400. 24 " 1120. Iron I2 " " 1120. Round 421 2." 1120. 1½ 560.: L " 560. Pig " 1500. Matches Common Boxes~ i44. Nails Horse Shoe Small, Pounds . 28. " ,Middling. " , 28. Paint White " 1120. Putty " 224. (24in Gross .4. 2 " 6. Screw Flathead 12 " " 16. I" - ' 24. 1 " " . 4. Augers Screw4 " TNo. 6....3s. Axes Shingling " \ 24. Blocks Single 6 " . 6. Compasses Iron " . 24. Cramps Carpenters -:.'": 6. Files 4 Round 14in " 24. Files - Round 12" " 24. Vices Bench ... . " 4. To be delivered into the Commissariat Magazine, within three days from date of acceptance of Tender, and subject to ap proval on delivery. E. W. EICJ BAUM, Assistant Com. General. Commissariat Fremantle, W. A. January 11, 1868. For Madra...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Herald — 18 January 1868
For London. rlT HE clipper barque ITZR 0 Y, A 1. 14 years, 673 tons register, Jame Maillard, commmander, will eave for the above port about the &rst week in January. The vessel has superior accommodation for passengers. •For freight or passage applyto, C. A. MANNING, Fremantle. Or G. SHENTON, Perth. November 1st, 1867. FOR SALE. ' HE Clipper Schooner . T?IN?ELING STAR, (xpected from Calcutta about the end of the present month. This smart little craft was launched in ~Calutta in April last year, register 59& tons, and is built ofteak. Her passenger :accommodation is complete, and she is ,well and thoroughly fitted throughout. :She was thoroughly surveyed by the late Harbor Master in May last, and his Report may be seen on application to the tundersigned. iEer capabilities for the Coasting Trade ,or for short sea trips are without ex 'ception. Full particulars may be had of either MRi. B. VoN BIrBRA, Fremantle, or of FRANCISCO BROS. Fremantle September 19, 1867. NOTICE...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Herald — 18 January 1868
DIED. PULFORD.-On the 18th November last, at his residence, Downshire Hill, -Iampstead, WILLIAM HOOKER nPULFORD, Esq., aged 58. WE hear of some important changes in the dates of arrival and departure of the English Mail, to wvhich we should have been happy to draw the attention of our iumerous subscribers, but not having the advertisement issued by the Postmaster General are unable to do so, as we do not copy from our contemporaries. The same remarks apply to the Commissariat Tenders for Treasury Bills and Annual Supplies. We are sorry our subscribers are disappointed at not finding these ad vertisements in our columns, but the fault is not ours. SATURDAY JANUARY, 18, 1867.
Shipping Intelligence. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Herald — 18 January 1868
Btpputir~ *uter~isjene. ARRIVALS. Jan. 13,---ARABIAN, 25 tons, O'Grady, master, from Vasse and Bunbury. Passengers-Mrs. Lewi:, Mrs Howard, Dr. Vines, Mrs Vines, and 2 children, Mrs" Letroy,.4 children, andl servant, Mrs. Burkenshlaw. Cargo-400 pieces timber, 10 tons potatoes. Jan. 15.-TARTAR, 529 tons, W. Pearse, mas ter, from London. Passengers-Dr. T. C. Love grove, cabin, and 52 emigrants. Cargo-200 tons iron rails, 206 tons coals, 123 tons coke, for Madras Railway Company, JaU. 15.-ISABELLA, 250 tons, Mackersay,mas. ter, from Melbourne, bound for Mauritius with horses, cows, sheep, and fodder. Put in for sup. plies, and sailed t e following day, with 200 empty hhds. and 10 tons potatoes shipped at this port. Passengers from Melbourne to Mauritus Messrs. Bartlett, Treve, and Burt; from Fre mantle-W. Hughes. 16.-WILD WAVE. 28 tons, -Cross, master, from Irwin River. Cargo--100 bags oats, 100 do., wheat, 61 do., barley, 68 do., flour. DEPARTURES. Jan. II.-FLYING FOAM,, 33 tons, Cobb,...