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Settlers' Wholesale Price Current. SYDNEY. [Newspaper Article] — Bathurst Advocate — 17 February 1849
Settlers' Wholesale Price Current. SYDNEY. Wheat is arriving very fast: the best samples realising 3s. to 3s. Gd. Flour at the mills -is quoted at last weeeks prices. Maize is scarce, and in demand at 3,s. per bushel. , Barley only, of the very best samples, will find puruuiisur.s. ' ? Oats are dull of sale and stock plentiful. ?' '-' Hay is rather more in demand, and prices are im proving. ?.;?.;??? ???'?' Butter continues plentiful, and prices low. Cheese, if good, will realise 3d. to 4d. per 1b, Bacon and Hams, — In demand at 4d. per 1b. . ; i;F,Gos are worth (id. per dozen.: Fat Pigs average about 2d. perlb. Fat Calves. — Nominal. ., ? Fat Sheep.— Very plentiful, and prices have de clined. ...... Fat Bullocks are much the same as last week. Tallow is in good demand for shipment, prices much the same as last week's quotation. Hides. — Very low in price, and sales dull. ? Tobacco.— Scarce,, the. beat brands being in de mand. .
IRELAND. TEE STATE PRISONERS. Dublin, Wednesday Morning Nov. 1 [Newspaper Article] — Bathurst Advocate — 17 February 1849
CFrom The Times Correspondent.') TEE STATE PRISONERS. . Dublin, Wednesday Morning Nov. 1, It was rumoured last night that Messrs. O'Brien, Mcagher, M'Manus, and O'Donoghue had arrived in town from Clonmel, for the purpose of abiding the issue of the writ of error at its initiatory stages before the Judges of the Queen's Bench. The- report was unfounded. The prisoners will, however, as a matter of course, come up in -a few days under the writ of habeas corp us, which will issue probably on the open ing to-morrow of Michaelmas. Tenn. ? TUB WRIT OP KRROIt. Without expressing a pci-sonal opinion on ? the sta bility of the grounds upon which the friends and counsel of the State convicts rest their hopes of the successful issue of the writ of error, somehow or other the notion is becoming prevalent that, after all, there is a probability of the State trials of 1848 proving as miserable a mockery of justice as that which just four . years since furnished' so happy an illustration at once o...
To the Editor of THE BATHURST ADVOCATE. Bathurst, Feb. 14, 1849. [Newspaper Article] — Bathurst Advocate — 17 February 1849
To the Editor of The Bathurst Advocate. .:.f' \' '/,]: ' : Eathurst, Fob. 14, 1849. ?*.-,Si», — Improvomnnt of the mind in this enlightened age, has filled the thoughts of many generous and . philanthropic men ; and in this thriving district, rising .into importance every year : I would propose the es tablishment of a library and reading room for the youth of this town. by subscription. How many young men pass their evenings in idleness, billiards, or worse, in drinking P. many for the want of some in centive to better employment. 1 was one, of a few, who projected a library in (iiln alter in 1840. Ten. of us subscribed eight dollars f.ich towards the opening of a library, which we named the ' Tradesmen's Library,' we obtained the Governor's sanction, (Sir Alexander Woodford,) who with many of the merchants, gave us their patronage, . and liberal support, in books and money. The under taking succeeded- beyond our most sanguine expecta tions: suffice, that in twelve months we were ab...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bathurst Advocate — 17 February 1849
S3x ' IgJ.'O'B.E OS1 S-ECKMONB,' AND ON SALE, AT THE STORES OF THE UNDERSIGNED, J^grART ELL'S BRANDY, (best brands) $&' ; 15s. per gallon . DEMARARA RUM, (30 O.P.) 11s. per gallon DITTO DITTO, (Proof) 8s. per gallon FINE GENEVA, 50s. per Case EXCELLENT PORT WINES, Gs., 8s., and 10s. per gallon EXCELLENT SHERRY WINES, 6s., 8s., and 10s. per gallon PORTER (TAYLOR'S) £7 10s. per hogshead BASS' No. 3 ALE, £8 15s. per hogshead BOTTLED ALE. AND STOUT, equally low. ' SYER BROTHERS. BATHUSST ENFXX&MiLIlY. fin HE ABOVE INSTITUTION will bo opened pj for the reception of. Patients on the 1st of MARCH NEXT. Apply to , J. J. CONNELL, Surgeon, ?.Medical Hall, William Street, next door to ? ''?? ?'''! Mr. Read's Inn. . Bathurst, Feb. 17, 1849. ?'??'?,'? ?'? TSHBES. ^figj^jENDERS will be received at Mr. Arthur's ff Inn, cm WEDNESDAY, the 21st February Instant, at Noon, from persons willing to Contract for THE BUILDING OF A COTTAGE, at The Bathurst Copper Mine. Plan and Specification...
Police Office. SATURDAY. Before the Police Magistrate. [Newspaper Article] — Bathurst Advocate — 17 February 1849
Police Office. Saturday. ? :.--?? Before the Police Magistrate. George Cochrane, was charged with drunkenness and fined 10s., or 24 hours to the cells. Darby M'Daid, T.L. holder for Penrith, was charged with drunken ness and being illegally out of his district ; he was fined 10s., or 24 hours to the cells, and forwarded to. Penrith to be dealt with. Daniel Sullivan, T.L. holder for Bathurst, was charged with being1 .absent from his district — Ticket of Leave cancelled. Catherine Hayes, was charged with drunkenness and being a disorderly person— Sentenced, seven days to the cells. Elizabeth Field, was remanded on a charge of drunkenness and disorderly conduct. Monday. :'' '''i' '' ~* Before tho Police Magistrate. Elizabeth Field, was again remanded on a charge, of drunkenness and disorderly conduct. Tuesday. Before the~Police Magistrate. : , Thomas Higgins, and Patrick Hand, were charged, with drunkenness, and fined 10s. each, or 24 hours' to the cells. ? Elizabeth Field, was charged...
A FEW POETICAL CRUMBS FROM THE MUSES' TABLE FOR O—L D—S. [Newspaper Article] — Bathurst Advocate — 17 February 1849
A FEW POETICAL CRUMBS FROM THE MUSES' TABLE FOR O— L D— S. Silence, Sir ! said Justice Gruff, &nbsp; The bench must be protected, &nbsp; Of course, and will be safe enough, When once it is respected. Some officials fill their purses, Some officials fill their purses, &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Heaven knows how, but so it is, By honest or dishonest courses. A Bushman, one day, got mellow in town,. Rode home, and exclaim'd what a knave is That, — who, who, said his wife, who expected a gown, That rascally Bull-Dog, Benevis. LAIRD OF LOGIE.
Original Correspondence. [Newspaper Article] — Bathurst Advocate — 17 February 1849
123' We do not identify ourseves- with the opinions I of our Correspondents., I ' Thou canst read this book, canst thou, young woman ? raid the old Lady, when their meal was concluded, laying her hand upon a large Bible. ' '[hope sac madam,' said Jeaniej surprised at the question, ' my Father wild hae wanted rnony 'a thing, ere I had wanted that schilling.' ' ' The better sign of him, young- woman. There are men here, well to pass in the world, would net want their share of a Leicester plover, and that's a bag pudding1, if fasting three hours would make all their poor children read the Bible from end to end.' ' Heart of Mid-Lothian. . To the Editor of The Batiiurst Advocate. SiR, — The education of the young is a subject which is heginning at last to occupy the ' attention of the. public mind, and if it be true that without the' means f of imparting scientific: and moral instruction to tho | rising generation, a community cinnot be expected to mako either a. quick or solid advanceme...
Original Poetry. LINES WRITTEN DURING A REGENT VISIT TO BOTANY BAY. [Newspaper Article] — Bathurst Advocate — 17 February 1849
Original: Poetry. LINES WRITTEN DURING A REGENT VISIT TO BOTANY BAY. And this is Botany Bay, whose famous name, I've often heard, and in my dawing days, With something of a shuddering fear and dread, 3?or Botany Bay was then a mother's rod, 3Tor little boys who will at times rebel ; Wild men in multitudes, she said, were sent To Botany Bay, and still that horrid bay, That antipodean purgatory, Was ne'er so full but it would hold a boy ! 1 It stands alone in its celeberity, With no competitor to share its fame, A thing of most approbrious notoriety, And infamously famous through all time ! The laughing stock of nations, on whose head, The whole artillery of the world of wit, Came showering down, joke, jeer, jibe, laugh, and pun, What dunce, to have a hit at Botany Bay, But feels himself, as he should be, transported. Some have their fame, the poet says, unsought, All thrust upon their heads, at once, full blown, And so it was with thee fair Botany Bay, Till ye were sick and surfeited...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bathurst Advocate — 17 February 1849
J. GOESON KESPEGTFULLY tenders his best thanks, to i his Friends and the Public, for their still very liberal and continued support, even in' these ' dull times,' and at the same time, begs to intimate, thai his reeent Sydney purchases have now come to hand, comprising an extensive and excellent assort ment of DRAPERY and other GOODS, of a superior description, all of which will be sold as usual, decidedly cheap. N. B.— WINES, SPIRITS, TEA., SUGAR, and TOBAC#O, particularly good, and cheap as good. Reading1 for the Bush. ^-nj £. s. d. V jOOPER'S WATER WITCH, complete 0 1 0 COOPER'S LIONEL LINCOLN ? 0 1 0 NED CLINTON ; A Tale of the Peninsula 0 10 CAMDEN ? 0 10 CLARENCE ? 0 1 0 LIFE OF LORD NELSON ? 0 1 0 COLMAN & PIDDINGTON, Booksellers, Stationers, &c. 485, George Street, . Directly oy-j-ositc the Barrack Gate. Orders from the Country (with remittances) promptly executed. A liberal allowance to Storekeepers. XIAXKS FOB. SALE. MR. T^ C. SUTTOR begs to inform the in h...
THE BATHURST ADVOCATE. SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 1849. LATEST FROM ENGLAND. [Newspaper Article] — Bathurst Advocate — 17 February 1849
THEJAlWflST_ ADVOCATE. SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 18-19. LATEST FSOSIE E2£-&2,A2*33. H y the Inchinnan London ? papers have been received to the 2nd.Novembe.r Parliament had been further prorogued to the middle of December. There had been two Cabinet Councils held, .and there were reports that a coalition min ? istry was to he formed, in which Sir Robert Peel and Loan Lincoln would form a part. . The special commisson for the trial of the Irish rebels had closed.' Some of the minor actors were being tried at the Ordinary Crim inal Court in Dublin. Mr. O'Doherty had been found guilty of felony, in publishing the Irish Tribune newspaper. The AttorneyGen eral had consented to the writ of error in Mr. O'Brien's case, which would therefore have to go before the House of Lords. It was reported in the Evening Post, (a government paper,) ihat an intimation had been forwarded to Mr. O'Britm that his life would be spared, but no official decision would be given until the writ of error was...
NOTICE TO CORRESPONDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Bathurst Advocate — 17 February 1849
NOTICE TO CORRESPONDENTS. All communications for this Journal must be accom- panied with the name of the writer, or they will not be inserted. ' Take My Advice.' — We can only say, should you call at our office, and attempt to interrupt us in our professional duties, that it is our intention to make an impression on your back, with a very excellent stick, lately presented to us, commonly called IRISH BLACKTHORN. We give no en- couragement to petty informers. Away with such a character, that would sell his birth-right for a mess of pottage !! &nbsp; &nbsp;
DREADFUL ACCIDENT.—FOUR LIVES LOST. [Newspaper Article] — Bathurst Advocate — 17 February 1849
DREADFUL ACCIDENT. --- FOUR LIVES LOST. A fearful accident occurred about mid-day, on Friday, at the Pennant Hills Quarry, by which four persons lost their lives, and a fifth was so seriously in- jured that serious apprehensions are entertained re- specting his recovery. It appears that as five quarry men named Thomas Hardy, Mark Holtam, Thomas Gaffey, James Heley, and John Ford, were engaged at gravel, of several tons weight, and situate above seven &nbsp; &nbsp; gravel, of several tons weight, and situate above seven feet where they working ; it suddenly slipped from the side and main body of the rock, and came upon them. All were knocked down and more or less covered by the stuff ; immediate assistance was rendered by the other men in the quarry, about thirty in number, and a very short time elapsed before the stuff was cleared from off them. Life was found to be extinct in Healy who presented a most fearful sight ; he was barely re- cognisable, the body was compl...
Shipping Intelligence. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Bathurst Advocate — 17 February 1849
Shipping intelligence. ARRIVALS. FEBRUARY 7. Bee, brig, Capt. Addams, from Port Nicholson the 15th January. 8. H. M. S. Havannah, 22 guns, Capt. Erskine, from Port Nicholson the 30th January. 11. Phoenix, steamer, Capt. Wiseman, from the &nbsp; Clarence River, the 9th instant. 11. Tamar, steamer, Capt. Allen, from Moreton Bay the 8th instant. 12. Comet, schooner, Capt. Cork, from Nelson the 1st instant. &nbsp; &nbsp; 12. Phoebe, schooner, Capt. Ebbetts, from Port &nbsp; Phillip the 4th instant. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; 12. Le Baron, American barque, Capt. Chadwick, from the whaling grounds. 12. Emu, barque, Capt. Watson, from the whaling grounds. 12. Harbinger, ship, Capt. Simpson, from Ply- mouth the 16th October, with Immigrants. and mer- chandise. 12. Walter Morrice, barque, Capt. Morrice, from &nbsp; &nbsp; Plymouth the 25th October, with immigrants and merchandise. 12. Diana, brig,...
LOVE'S LANGUAGE. [Newspaper Article] — Bathurst Advocate — 24 February 1849
LOVE'S LANGUAGE. There's a language that's mute, there's a silence that speaks, There's something that cannot he told, There are words can only, bo read in the checks, And thoughts, but the eyes can unfold. There's a look so expressive, so timid, so kind, So conscious, so quick to impart, Though dumb in an instant, it speaks to the mind , and strikes in an instant, the heart. Tins .eloquent language, this converse of soul, In vain wo attempt to suppress, More prompt, it appears, from the heart to controul, More apt the fond truth to express. And Oh ! the delight in the features that shine, In rapture the bosom that melts ; 'When blessed with each other, this converse divine, Is mutually spoken and felt. ... ????? W. A. S.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bathurst Advocate — 24 February 1849
TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION. Are Six Shillings per Quarter, payable in advance; Single numbers, Sixpence. , , The. Quarters end on the last Saturdays ? in Marbh , June, September, and- December, and on which dates only can resignations be received, which must be accompanied by payment of all money's'due. ..- ? TERMS FOR ADVERTISEMENTS. ? For the first inch, one insertion, Three Shillings. For each additional inch, One Shilling. For future insertions. Half-price. The number of times to be published must be writtere on the face of the manuscript, or the advertisements will be continued till countermanded.. . , No verbal communications can be attended to and! all postages must be pre-paid. ..'..' AGENTS. Mr. WALKER, &Connell Plains. : .j, Mr. RALPH COHEN, Carcoar. , ». Mr. J. 31 OR AN, Blackmail's Swa?np 8f Molong. Mr. JOSEPH MATTHEWS, Wellington. ..: Mr. JAMES M OR LEY, Stationer, Sydney. ?? Edited, Printed and Published by Benjamin Isaacs. f Sole Proprietor ,j '-'at 'The iJathurst ...
The Wool Trade, &c. [Newspaper Article] — Bathurst Advocate — 24 February 1849
rFroni'BuhiJ'j. -Messenger, Oct. IG,J ' 1 London. — The arrivals of wool into London last ? != week were as follows :— 2200 bales from Sydney, 920 I fromAlgoa Bay, 463 from Hambro', 604- from the 1 Cape, 500 from Hobart Town. 290 from Africa, 142 | from Constantinople, 76 from Buenos Ayres. : On the I whole there is an improved feeling in the demand for ? most kinds of wool in' the private contract market, and ?? last week's quotations are supported. The supplies on | offer are seasonably large. . ? ? 'j Liverpool, Saturday Last. — The market for i foreign wool continues without any sign of animation, ? j and very few transactions have been' reported ; 'prices ;. in the meantime may almost bo considered nominal. ? ? Leeds. — Some good orders are said to have been I received for woollen goods, including one for the army, 1 and the trade generally continues active. ' f. Bradford. — No alteration in the demand for any '?: kind of combing wools, which are purchased very spa- ! ringly. N...
The Franchise—Public Meeting. [Newspaper Article] — Bathurst Advocate — 24 February 1849
The Franchise— Public T&eettng. Pursuant to a requisition-signed' by. a, number j of /respectable inhabitants ,. of this ,town| a, public meeting was convened, by his ?.Worships' the Police Magistrate J. T. Morisset, .Esq., to be holderi at Mr. Patrick- White V-Hdtelf von. Tuesday last. Our reporter wasrinattendancje^ : but we regret to say no business was; transacted;;. Col. Morisset was there and ivaiied patiently; for upwards of an ''houry but^pei^emng,ihp appearance of a meeting, heV delegated:;; his;- authority to Mr. Joseph Simmons vand wife*-, drew. Mr. Simmons upon being? called tothtil chair observed, that the reason ; why the^mee.tr, ing was so thinly attended was, not-any Twatifc; of sympathy oh the part of the ^public with; the object of the meeting, but solely; irom. ignorance as to the precise hour at whicb.tbe.; meeting was to have taken 'place; 'He; had been absent from home during the previous week, and, in consequence, due notice of-jthie meeting had not be...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bathurst Advocate — 24 February 1849
Sales by Auction. AFTER THE SALE OJP , 7ES 'WHETS HO23E ' XS7H, On WEDNESDAY, the 28th February, at noon, SSU. T. M, StOMAN WILL SELL TOIV.E HUNDRED. AND FORTY HEAD OF J~P CATTLE, quiet and well bred, being origi nally from Mr. Ranken's celebrated breed, and most of the Cows broken to baih w . They will be brought oa the ground and sold Without Reserve. ? ? ?' ? : Terms for both Cattle and House property, will be made known at sale. - BATHURST MONTHLY STOCK S A Is S, 1st MARCH. ? ._ — 0_ ? , IMCIt. THESS Will Sell by Auction, at Tait's Yards, .' Black Bull' Inn, on THURSDAY, 1st March, at 12 o'clock, : A BOUT TWENTY HEAD of HORSE STOCK, f^| among which will be found some very superior BREEDING MARES : One superior Ladies' Hackney : . , One Pony Mare, broken to saddle ? . ??, One Hundred Fat Wethers, in lots to suit purchasers A' Pole' Dray and Six Bullocks, with Gear, complete ; ??' About Twenty Head of Cattle, some of which are fit- -- for the butcher i ;,. ? /;- ; Double-barreU Gu...
Original Correspondence. Per favor of BATHURST ADVOCATE. [Newspaper Article] — Bathurst Advocate — 24 February 1849
? CBctjtjtititt ©acce^imiTittncc. ? Per favor of Bathuust Advocate.1' To the Local Board of Education for the appoint* m'ent of Schoolmasters in the District of Bathurst, &c, &c. ? ? . Gentlemen, — You will pardon me in directing a few „. lines to you relative to the discharge of your very hn- ?«' por'tant duty in the appointment of Schoolmasters to take charge of the education of our children: To you is committed their interest, and at your door in after ? '. years v/ill stand the wisdom to bless ; or, the igno rance to curse the appointment you make in tho selection of persons for the important situation. The general complaint for years past have been that a sufficient allowance has riot been granted by Govern ment, whereby -'respectable and educated men ? might bo employed in our' schools— -and hence we have had' . palmed, upon us illiterate men, more fit to herd our Pigs than teach our children, . and these we have witnessed to our sorrow.' The march of 'ignoranc...
THE BATHURST ADVOCATE. SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 1849. [Newspaper Article] — Bathurst Advocate — 24 February 1849
TIP EAJ^HURST ADYOUATE, SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 24/ 1849; The agitation for an extension of the Fran-' ?chise is becoming general throughout the Colony. The holders of small properties, the tenants of small houses, and a numerous class ?besides, are beginning to feel the necessity. for ?an increase of political power. Hitherto thes right of voting has been confined to a class of men, who, though they may have been and may continue to be distinguished for all the virtues under heaven, are nevertheless ? unfit, from their limited numbers, to fairly' repre- sent the general opinion of the community. It is not right, it is not seemly, it is not for the general prosperity of the Colony, that pdlitical power and influence should continue as an heirloom in the hands of that class. The population of New South Wales, like the population of all other countries, is of a mixed oliataotoi-. Some are pope, others rich, — some afc&vdtunken,, others sober, — -some are idle and dissipated, and ot...