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Select Poetry. RECOLLECTIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 7 August 1841
&nbsp; Select Poetry. &nbsp; RECOLLECTIONS. I'm sitting on the stile, Mary, Where we sat side by side, On a bright May morning long ago, When first you were my bride. The corn was springing fresh and green, And the lark sang loud and high, And the red was on your lip, Mary, And the love-light in your eye. The place is little changed, Mary, The day is bright as then, The lark's loud song is in my ears, The corn is green again ; But I miss the soft clasp of your hand, And your breath warm on my cheek, And I still keep listening for the words You never more can speak. 'Tis but a step down yonder lane, And the little church stands near, The church where we were wed, Mary, I see the spire from here. But the graveyard lies between, Mary, And my step might break your rest — For I've laid you, darling, down to sleep, With your baby on your breast. &nbsp; I'm very lonely now, Mary, For the poor make no new friends, But ah, they love the better still, The few our Fathe...
Agricultural and Pastoral News. NEW ZEALAND. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 14 August 1841
AIgrcultural and 'astora1 News. taw ZEALAND. Mfr. Bell was met near "Vanganni, hiving got so fir safrely ?ith hliscattle. jince he left. this, great progress has been mnatle on the Porirna road, which: it is reported .will he completed tihe a1hnle way to the Bay in a few. days: Alrendythe cattle have been driven jicarly Iiilf way to Taranaki: since then tile road has been much 'improved, ;nd the price orcattle is very tempting. Surely some among our colonists will have the courage to make a good p epeclation, a"nd at the same time fot sar'l the interests of a settlement in the success of which we are all deeply interested. We anticipate the lime, and lt is near at hand, when each week will witness the disembarcation of cattle in oar port, and large. droves as fre qiently passing between this and J'oriria, anti thence separating to go Io the numerousq "routes which will f.nrn t itRal Otfr Sydney friends wi'll soon finld a, steady, jlS?ofit: able, and rnpidly i?tcreasing market at Vor...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 14 August 1841
r'or DYelbourne. STHE POR\T PHICLLIP STEAM N A VIGA'ON CO.M PANY's Vessel, APsBASZA, Ii. ,AwLErn, Commalltler, will +start from Geelong every Tuesday and Friday Alorning, PIECIsELY ait Tell o'clock. N.B.-- Re~reshmen.t.s may be hadbon 1,uard. July 9, 1841. + eamer, Aphrasio ... , +IN otsquence~oF-the difficulty .? e tlendaut on the collection,· of rurns due for Freight, &?C.. lrnOi1l'lose per5(.Il residing out of .Town. tire Gom irn1y wish it to be understood that rio (oodls whatever will be delivered un. less tihe respective .claims be paid.at the Olfice. G.T. LLOY:D, Agent, Steam,'Cornpany, Corio. N. B. -- Goods left attitre Store over three days chargeable with thle usual Murte.rel I. COR IO-STR B BT'. NOZTHI G.-?.O'" G. SOBERT ROBINSON begs to notify to thu Settler's,-nrsaitants sod Visitors of Ge.elorig, that ihe has op:ered the above Establislime||t, anti he hopes to gain C: $hure of 0jpublic favor by strict atte||tionto the:comtort of all those.who may' put uji .?at h...
SHIP NEWS. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 14 August 1841
SHIP NZWS. AlIIl VAL-. A n?ust 9-A PII ASI A, steamer, Lawler ..__ mait.-r..;rrnm;MPllolrnmc- - 11--GOVElLNOIL LA TRODE, cutter, Cannon II ioster, rroti ?Melbourine, with a .etterel cargo. 12 --DEVONSKIRI, schooner. Sutton In?ister, from Melilbouie, witl a general e.trgo. 19-A PHRASIA. stcamor, Lawlermaster, frotm Mlelbourne.
SCIENCE. ASTRONOMICAL INFLUENCES ON THE CLIMATE OF THE SOUTHERN HEMISPHERE. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 14 August 1841
ASTIRONOMICAL INFLUIiNOES ON 'rHl " CLIMA'TE OF' T'HIE SOUTH ElIN HEMISPllIRE. " It it an evil incidenit to sian, Alnd of the worsl. thet tltnsxt*l..rsd lie traves 1T'tilgIn uqehllt atd ltaihlsIts withl ease, a'l's, eanrh, Iorbihlti?c' deptslJ where mlystery lies ,lot to be sotved." 'rhe colo,,ists of New 'Soueh alVes are certainly fiee from the reproach conveyed in the above lines, (if reproach it can be called.) Scic,::. 5Lains hut few Iollowers in these region' .:d:dvotaiesat her shritne are altogether utrtktuown.. The tangible stll~irs of ttles everyday world are so en grossing iin. a new settlcnenl,--and all classes of society are so intett upon the atccomplishrnent of their teinporal designs - that neither leisure nor inclination is left for the more spiritualized pursuit of scientifsc researcttes. And it is wrell that it sliould be so: Tihe perforinartee of tihe mo'al duties which are ittcumbemut upon every hunman heing, are of it finitcly' stronger obligaottol than the tner ...
MISCELLANEA. THE SWALLOWER SWALLOWED. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 14 August 1841
TIlE SWALLOWER SWAtLLOWED. For some dlays past, many sc:entific men huve visited the Zoological Car dens, to inspect'the Boa Cn~rstrictor, which, it has now bhen ascertained, had recently swallowed one of its species, kept in the Caine cage with "otlhers of a similar description. As the animal ap peared to sulffr much from the state of tension which the bolting of such an henornous breakfast had 'occasioned, it was not until after many and valuable c nsbil otions--va luable as they must prove to be, when published in the archives of the Zoological Institution, for the benefit of the world at large- tihat a very powerful emetic was de cided opot., and made up by sevt-ral distinguished medical men, and:ulti mately thrown, by a strong injecting machtint, into the-jws of the said Boa Cunstrictor, when the followimtg r'c action took place. The atinial writhed anrd hIiedal, as if from inteils. pain, sad after a few minutes' contvulsive: nove-, metnts, threw up the missing Boa Constrictor ...
"THE RAG." [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 14 August 1841
"Tile RAG." The Melbourne papers have been engaged in a struggle for supremacy 'or the last bix months, and the warfare has been carried on by the beiligerant parties with, unabated zeal, untiring patience, anti ever-wakeful vigilance. Remote, as we are, from the scene of coniflict, we care little for the result of the fight; we are only spectators, and from our elevated tribhune in the amphi. theatre, can look down with com placency upon the ensangulned arena whereon the gladiatorial combatants contentl for victory. As spectators, however, it is our duty to see fair play, and ie cannot resist an occasional er clamation of ' IsabetLi' or 'non babetL ' according as the fortune of the day favours the r'sjrec(ive champions. To be plain, the Melbourne news. papews are "engaged In .a silly dIspute about their respective circulations.--a matter of no conseqirence in itself, for the best paper hlas not always the greatest number of subscribeas, and quality is not always the companion of qu...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 14 August 1841
T HE GEELONG ADVER TISER is published in Corio every saturday morning at 7 o'clock and in M.lbourne every Monday morn ing at,7 o'clock. Terms of Subscription--Six shillings and sixpence per quartorif :paid in ad. vance; or Seven shillings and sixpence if paid at the end of the quarter. The quarter to date .from the first publica tion after the entry of any subscriber's name on the list. Resignations must be accompanied with the payment of the current quarter,'and all previous arrears otherwise the paper will continue to be charged until a complete settlement be made. Terms of Advertisilg-TTe charge for each insertion is Three shillings for the •first six lines of sparee and Threepence a line above that number. Advertise Sments will be received in Melbourne till 3 o'clock on Thursday afternoon, and at the oflice in North Corio until Friday evening, The niumber ofinsortions Is required to be written' on each adver tismeent; or they will'be continued and charged until countermanded. Al...
GOOD TIDINGS. INCREASE IN THE PRICE OF STOCK. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 14 August 1841
GOOD -TIDINGS; IJCRBASE IN TIle PI|ICE O STOCK. : It is good news that the price of wool continnes steady in the Eng. "lish market--it is 'good news that Port I'hillip will soon be on inde pendant colony--it is good news that Sir George Gippa' tyranny will soon be at an end--it is good news that tihe Aphrasia is carrying all before her--it is good news that the season is highly favorable for agricultural operations-it is good news that our exports will soon turn the scale -gainst ourimports-it is good news .that there is an abundant rupply ot *'..rlibdr in tlie market-Z.it is good iews that the T.rust and Loan Companies * have commenced' operations ;---but "the CLIMAX of all good news, is, that a decided rise of fifty per cent. in the vdlue of sheep has taken place within the last few days! The unnatural depression which has weighed down. the energies of our settlers, is now removed, and the grazing interest will soon ac quire a due degree of renovated prosperity. The reaction appea...
Markets. CORIO, 14th August 1841. RETAIL. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 14 August 1841
(,7oRro, 14t Alugusl 1841. Breadper4lb.loaf 0 1 0 toO 0 o Beer, per b ......... o o 5... o o c £llutton, perlb .... o o 5.. o o , Buttor., fr?/=j irl #uo-- Z,?o.. u o o "it'it(colozzia]) .. o 2 o.. o o o Cheese (Englih)perlb o 2.0.. o o n Colonial ......... o 1 4... o o o Eggs,pcrdozeni .... o 5 o.. o ( o Bacon. 'perlb ...... o 1 4.. o 1 C Potatoes, per cwt. .. 018 0.. 1 a, Tt'a, per b ... o 5 o.. o 8 o Snugar, per Ib ......... o o 4.. o o C Milk, per quart . .. o o 6.. o o 0 Soap, per Ib......... o o 6.. o o 8 Ceidles, mould, per. lb o o 10.. o 1 e
MELBOURNE SHIPPING. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 14 August 1841
IRLBOURNg SIIlPPINGo. ARI|I1VA1.9o August --Diana, cutter. Bryson, from Lntnlcestont. O--Pdlz .Pry, solhooner, Jenkins, From Lauincestnn. :z--Anne, barqne, Simpson, from Sydney. 7 -Scoul, brig, Gwatkin, from Launces ton. 0- Corsair ateamner, Foxton, from Corner hz~lct.
MIDDLE DISTRICT [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 14 August 1841
?blIDDLE 'OISTRICT For tihe last.six weeks, scareely a drop of rain has fallen in the neighbour htod of Calhram'tta and Brineelly. Wheat on the high lands i sufftering greatly for want of' rain. The wheata are ancle high. The frost; had set in, and had been unusually severe,--in. dleed ex'eeding,.anytliing in the recok leetiot of the 'oldest in this qu'arter. There is more-land in .cu!tivation, under wheat cultivation especially, than in any 'former year.• .Little ground that admitted.of the operatons 0C the plough, but what is under cultere,--Sydney Mlonitor. Busl! grass hegins to get short ; aud forlder for working bullocks and horses is every day hecoming more scarce. From Yass we learn that stock of every description look in reoed con ;itiot~i arid that notwtlhstanding, the scarcity of rain -'he fet ebd&bh'" plains is much hetter than at same time last year. Thie wheat has a fine healthy sppearance. alai/and--All.the settlers hereahourt are crying out- for rain. There is...
CORRESPONDENCE. JUDGE WILLIS. TO THE EDITOR OF THE GEELONG ADVERTISER. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 14 August 1841
COri-ESPONI)NC ?. JUDGE WILLIS. TO TIIE.EDITOR OF TIlE GEELON(G ADDV EITISEIL. The cause of complaint against His Honor the Judge, which I treated of in my former letter, would ,ot have had any perceptible effect except upnn the wounded vanity of the INCAPABLtS; but the second and grand offence-.the offence wvhich cuts deepest and extonls farthest-is the Judge's call upon the Magistrates to be up and doing. tie' calls upon them to arise and attend at their post o1 duty: an hohiorable call. But the barbed Prrow that ratklt-s in the breasts of these magttates is, thitt they ought to attend to learn their DUTY. This plain direction, this positive order, in fact, has occasioned a host ol enemies against the Judge. Thatik? t'o the power.sthnt bb, th,=eolon'y is fairly inundated with J.'P s,.from the over. seer of the Colonial Secreta~y's stock - through all intermediate gRades up to the man of sense, of inlelligence. the gentleman. Forry am I to say that thet J. P.s of the latter class a...
POETRY. SIR GEORGE GIPPS WILL VISIT CORIO. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 14 August 1841
1'OETZaY. ,IlR GEORGE GIPPS WILL VISIT CORIO. FROM 2IB "X PIAOL " Notwithstandintg several impediments, we understand tllnt Sir George Giipis+ will pIay a Wi to PorCPl't'liir tlis seasoil.--Sydltey pnper.) Notwthsitanding the depths or thle sea Thiessnags in tile river Ohio- Thle eartih's gravitatihn--tie ltalsooll's apogee- NoLwithlstlllding tule distance to Owhyhisee- Sir George Gipps will visit Curio. Notwtlillstanding the w'nd's in tihe south-l And tilo' thle exl lense may be high, oil -Tlo' tile bar or theYarra has cllk'd up its mouth And tite Irish massiees are ended at Louath- Sir George Giplis will visit Cuilo. Notwithlstanding thle nofmberless ill Whlci hlow from tile letters U 1 0 Notwithstlitnhg thle nttlnun r of secret stills Anlld thle dread fil rfelict or Ihe niewspltper quilll Sir George Gipps will visit Ouriu. Notwltllhtanding tlme Packet's a harq`ue Alld thle Turks are lO lulliger iln Sciu- N[otwithstanmding that Mut'ses was nonce ini tile dark And the ship nmtght!b...
INDEPENDENCE OF PORT PHILLIP. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 14 August 1841
INDEPENDENCE oF PORT PHILLIP. .By an ertract from tile Times news paper, which will be found in another; column, it would 'appear that Port: Phillip has been separated from this colony. We suspect, however, that there is some mistake in the statement of thle Times, as no inteligence has ar rited ofian act of parliament; having been passed to authorise thi division2' Suchta clause wa. inserted in tihe bill of last year, ind it is: proh?ble that the ministry would'again require a s;milar sanction ; btt we are not aware that an enactment, or the Ilgisatlre is necds sary for this purpose, and.thero can-' riot be a dou~bt that the separation will shortly .talce place.--Chronicle.
SYDNEY. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 14 August 1841
·- ' · ··SYDNPY5 ··-- i,'ever prevails in the Female Factory to a considerable .eztent. The value of goods importe:i into this colony, dring 'the past year, amonted to Iht sum of 2-,4li2,859; whereas, the exports only amonted to Ai,951,544, leaving a halance against the colony, -in the yearv of £511,314; shewing everything but a healthy state of affuirs,-Gazette. Kissing Point.-The inhabitants oe this populous district, complain, and we think with very great reason, of the cavalier mode in which the Gover uor lhas treated an application made to him, to establish a Post Olfice, havihug returned for answer, that ,he. did nut mean to attend to any repre sentations on this head, or words to that efltct..--Gazette. Tobacco,-lln the first six months of tlhe present 3ear, 17,6671. I10. 6u1. was paid into the Colonial Treasury :as duty on tobacco. The ditty pay able on tobacco being two shillings per pound, it follows that tle con sumption during that period was one hundred and seventygsix ...
MELBOURNE. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 14 August 1841
1MEL3OUVRNE. The party of gentlemen who went to We'stern Port, to inquire into the at leged discoveries of Watson, the well sinker, have returned.'; AftrPr a careful e.xamination., of I he coast'iorieighteen miles rfnsiwrd of Phillip Island, they haneorfluctnntly cdme to Ihecoiclusion that the expectation of finiit. coal in on elirihle sitnatiun is still far ftoam heittg fu'filled.. Watson's mine has been known for Feveral years; but it would cast an enormous amount tu make a practicable road from thence to a ship. pine porl. The licensed victuallPrs of Melbourne have formed an association, and re solved to give a reward to any one who ,vill cause the conviction of any party gutilty of sly giog.selling. 'rhey have e-ip, so illiheral as- to enltr into a nomr hination not to purchase from any mer ,hant who sells spihits in quantities u-der five gallons. '-TItE It?rNCBIt. - Information reached town-I"t..t--"Uturda.y morning, that.the IPrPvUP cutter Banger had' during'tle late temnpesft...
SUPREME COURT—CIVIL SIDE. TUESDAY, 10TH AUGUST. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 14 August 1841
sUPReME COUltrT-cxIVLi, ? -t~it?'? TUECDAY, OThI AUOUST. In re P'NilI anl Dunbar, exparte the Sheriff - Case postponed till Tues dloy. the 17th, in consequence of the stete of the wPeiher preventing the at tenrdance of witnesses. Exparte Smith.--On account of some disrc'i'e'tful expressions made use of by Smith, who is only a hired clerk of Mr. Clay's, His Ilonor has ruled that none bat articled cleiks of two years' standing shall be allowed to attend upon the Judge in chambers.
English and Miscellaueous [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 14 August 1841
English and Milcellaauoons Mr. George Stephenson, the; cele ,brated engineer, has concluded, a con tract with 'the owners of lands in the township of Tapton, Brimington, end Newbold, adjoining the Iocksfurd estate in Derbyshire. for the purchase of the whole of the coal thereunder, and we understand that collieries and lime-woiks on an extensive scale wvill soon I,e in operation. - Leeds Inte~li gencer. - It.is said that there will,' this s'eason, be hut one ship from Ilull to i~avis' Straits, viz., the Trueloje, craptain Parker. Twventy years og. thlat port sent upwards of ixty shliips to' the nortlhern whale fiAshery./;- Liverpool M1ercury. " . Cuba. -We observe a tery lattering account.of the progress vf that colony of Spain, Another railroad is: so far contemplated that'the engineers are em ployed, 'who have made the preliminary examination of the co!untry, and are now reguslariy authorised to begin the survey scientifically it is to connect a rich country district with thle Car...