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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Guardian — 23 January 1857
ADVERTISEMENTS'; ACRES of prime agricultural land for sale in' one, lot; terms very easy. The,, land .is situated'within four miles of Albertoir onj the!Bale;road. Apply by letter to .5 t ■ „• WILLIAM CLARKE^ SQNS;/: ,v,., Goldfand Bullion■:Merchants,/ 106-4: i,, 86, Elizabeth-street, Melbourne. SALE MORASS, GIPPS LAND. TENDERS will be received until Eleven o'clock on Tuesday, 3rd , February, Eroximo, for completing &lt; the. erection of a ridge at Sale Morass, Gipps.Land,. accor\x=req-\ to plans and specifications to be seen at the Central Road Boardr Office,, Iiittle Bourlce-street-west, or at the Road . Engineer's Office, at .Sale. Tenders to ,be upon the printed forms, obtainable at eitbeiv- office,- endorsed,. "Tender for bridge at Sale Morass/' and forwarded, prepaid,:to..the.President of the Central Road Board, Melbourne.-, . - . The Board: will not; necessarily accept the lowest, or any tender. . m 114-3 TO LET OB SEEL A three-roomed slab Louse, containing shop, bedr...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Guardian — 23 January 1857
Advertisements. STEAM TO MELBOURNE, rni-IE Port Albert Steam Navigation Company's fine new screw steamer: STORM BIRD, J. B: Sydserff, Commander, Avill have immediate despatch after arrival for above port. ■ • ' ; • Fares—Cabin £5—Steerage j£2 5s. ' Wheat 9cl. and Oats Gd. per bushel,1 Potatoes 20s. per ton. 7 Preig'lit on other thing's, £2 per ton.' Gold, Tor' shipment, must' be entered at' the Customs before 10 o'clock a.m. on day of sailing-. &lt;:.;y J.,. . i For. Preig'ht or Passage, apply to WM. DOI-IERTY, Manager, 100*03. .'Port Albert, 31st Jan., 1856. r MUDDY CREEK. '■■■£ TENDERS will be received until "eleven o'clock a.m. on Satiirdav the . 31st instant, for constructing- a Log; Bridge over Muddy Creek, Tarraville, according- to the plan and specification to he seen on .application to Dr. Iledley. - ! ' Tenders to be forwarded to the Road Engineer, Tarraville, sealed and .endorsed " Tenders for Muddy Creek, Bridge." The lowest or any tender will not necessarily be a...
Gipps Land Guardian, Friday, 23rd January, 1857. THE MINISTERIAL CRISIS. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Guardian — 23 January 1857
&lt;@tpp£i (guarfctan, Friday, 23rd January, 1857. THE MINISTERIAL CRISIS. • On Tuesday, Gth inst., tlie Ministry were defeated on the motion for the second reading- of the Members Qualification Bill^ of which defeat they took no notice at the time, hut proceeded with the business as usual, although the abolition of the qualification required by members of the. Assembly upsets one of: the fundamental principles of the New Constitution. On Thursday, 8th inst., the Ministry were again defeated in reference to a balance of £2G2 2s., which had been paid to Mr. Grover, of the post office. At the general reduction .in the. various departments Mr. Grover had been dismissed, and received the salary for threo months, which I was given to all as a compensation. : Afterwards Mr. Grover had been appointed to another situation, and. the £263 3s. was the balance to which lie would have been entitled had he continued to hold his for-: mer appointment. This money had been paid by the Execut...
LITERARY EXTRACTS. MANUSCRIPT LETTER OF OLIVER CROMWELL. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Guardian — 23 January 1857
LITERARY EXTRACTS. 3IANUS CRIPT LETTER OLIVER CROMWELL. Messrs. Waller, the eminent autograph collectors, of Fleet-street, recently had one. It consisted of one page folio, dated Jan. 10, 1643. Letters entirely in the handwriting of this wonderful man are extremly rare:— " Mr. Hick, lest the soulders should, in any tumultuarie or disordly way attempt the Reformation of yourCathedrall Church, I require you to forbeare altogether your Quier service, soe unedifyinge and offen sive, and this, as you will answer it if any disorder should arise thereupon. 1 advise you to cattechise and reade, and expound the Scriptures to the people, not doubtinge but the Parlnt wth the advise of the As semblie of Divines will in due tyme direct you farther. I desire the Sermons may be where usually they have beene, ;but more frequent. " Your lovmge friend, " OLIVER CROMWELL.?'. Cromwell at this time was only Lieu tenant-General of the Cavalry; yet, it seems, he had so much influence with the troops, whic...
LOCAL INTELLIGENCE. GIPPS LAND ANNIVERSARY. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Guardian — 23 January 1857
LOCAL INTELLIGENCE. GIPPS LAND ANNIVERSARY. | Pursuant to . advertisement a public meeting; was held at the Port Albert Hotel on Saturday the 10th inst., for the purpose of appointing1 stewards, and making other necessary arrangements for the approaching Gipps Land Anniversary. The following gentlemen, namely, Messrs. I. Buchanan,' H. B. Thomas,. J. PI. B. Gurney, W. A. Moore, and W. H. Disher were appointed stewards, and Messrs. J. J. Hart and J. M. McKenzie, joint secretaries. . The.an\x=req-\ niversary falls upon a Saturday,'but.it was thought in many respects to be an inconvenient day, the meeting therefore resolved that: the: festival be held on Mondays the 16thFebruary. s Weliave reasons.to believe^ that there will be a large number of; the old residents; present this year, and it can\x=req-\ hot; but be: highly ■■ gratifying to Angus McMillan, Esqi, that this'festive gathering, intended at first as a mark of respect to himself by a few individuals, should now have assumed its...
COLONIAL INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Guardian — 23 January 1857
COLONIAL INTELLIGENCE. Horticultural.—A blight'of a most destructive character has made great ra vage with cabbages, swedes, &c., through out nearly , the whole district. In most instances, the plants attacked have been entirely destroyed; but in'some cases the "fly" has gradually disappeared,: and the plants^Kave -'f.come on" again. . Potar toes have suffered- very, generally from, the drvness of the season. Onions are looking I well.— Geelonr/ Advertiser. • . ! The Mount!. Hope Hoax.— A dig ger called at our office on Thursday to re quest that we; >vould give a positive'con tradiction to" the report 'that' a goldfield had' been discovered at or"in'' the neigh bourhoods Mount Hope. Iiis statement is that he and his party heard the report at Dunolly, and started offfor the.reported new field. , When they made Mount Hope they found it to be of pure granite formation, without any indication of quartz or' gold., On the report,of Mr. Kerr, a; magistrate,' they then tried the ...
PORT ALBERT RACE COURSE. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Guardian — 23 January 1857
PORT ALBERT RACE COURSE. | On Satui-day, the 10th inst., a meeting was held at Mr. Gellion's Port Albert Hotel for the purpose of appointing' trustees for the Port Albert Race Course. It appears that the Survej'or-General has signified to J. King, Esq., M.L.C,, that he is prepared to convey our present race couse to trustees when such are appointed; of course those interested were only too happy to complete so desirable an arrangement without delay. Jas. Davis, M.L.A., Win. Howden, John Hood, Ed. Martin,' and J. A. Stratton, Esqrs. are the gentlemen chosen as Trustees. If we might add a suggestion we would remark that if the trustees, when they are invested with the necessary powers, would fence in the race course and let it as a public paddock, they would confer a boon upon the Port Albert public. ■' ■ ■ •• '• I
POETRY. A SIMILE. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Guardian — 23 January 1857
POETRY. A SIMILE. BY LONGFELLOW. ' Slowly, slowly,'up the wall Steals the sunshine, steals the shade Evening damps begin to foil, Evening shadows arc displayed.1 Hound me, o'er me, everywhere, All the sky is grand with clouds, . And athwart the evening nir Wheel-the swallows home in crowds Shafts of sunshine from the west Paint the dusky windows red; Darker shadows deeper rest ■ Underneath and overhead. .' >■ Darker, darker, and more wan, . > In ray breast the shadows fall? Upward steals the life of man, As the sunshine from the wall, From the wall into the sky, : From the roof along the spire, Ah, the souls of saints that die Are but sunbeams lifted higher.
RAILWAY RESOLUTIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Guardian — 23 January 1857
RAILWAY RESOLUTIONS. i In the Legislative Assembly, on Friday, 10th' instarity Captain Clarke obtained the consent of the House to the postponement of his resolutions respecting':.the construction of railways in the Colony till Tuesday, 20th instant. As the construction of railways is a subject of supreme importance to the whole population of the Colony, we subjoin; the resolutions in detail, that our readers • may be in a position to form a proper judgment when the matter comes formally before Parliament:— i Capt. . Clarke, To move— ■ ■■■■. That the House resolve itself into a committee of the whole for the purpose of considering' the following' resolutions :—r; 1. That it is advisable to proceed at once,with. the construction of one hundred 'and: eighty-five miles of railway; to consist\x=req-\ of one ; hundred and ten miles of single, and seventy-five,miles of double line. 2. That the lines undertaken ..■.■shall:,,'be from Melbourne to Castlemaine and Sand\x=req-\ hurst, comprisi...
THE GRIZZLY BEARS OF CALIFORNIA. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Guardian — 23 January 1857
THE GRIZZLY BEARS OF : CALIFORNIA. " When \ve consider'fhe weight of the grizzly, which often! reaches fifteen hun dred pounds, the enormous strength of which he is possessed; as evidenced by the limbs of trees which lie will wrench from the trunk, and his extraordinary speed and activity we have reiison (speaking as one who lives in his vicinity) for congratula tion that the animal is of inoffensive habits, and avoids the presence of man. The sole instance to the contrary is that in which you are unfortunate enough to invade the domestic circle of the she-bear when ac companied by her cubs : she invariably gives chase the instant she sees the intru der, who, if he is wise, will "draw a bee line" in an opposite direction. In running from a bear, the best plan is to turn round the side of a hill, for the bear having then as it were two short legs and two long ones, can't under such circumstances, run very fast. There- is but one sized tree that you can climb in safety in escaping fro...
VICTORIA LAND LEAGUE. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Guardian — 23 January 1857
VICTORIA LAN0 LEAGUE. On the 7th instant, a public meeting was held in Astley's Amphitheatre, Melbourne, called by the sub-committee of 'the Victoria Land League, for the purpose of fully inaugurating the League on the principles promulgated in certain resolutions, which had been some days before the public. The Mayor of Melbourne was voted to the chair at eight o'clock, at which hour upwards of a thousand persons were present. The Chairman was greeted with .applause, and after reading the requisition convening the meeting, and alluding to the importance of the question they .were met to consider, called upon Mr. Loader, who read the report. ,; Dr. Mackay moved the first resolution, as follows;—. ■ . . , .''That .this meeting, viewing -with dissatisfaction the .'resolutions submitted to the.Legislative .Assembly as the basis of a bill to • consolidate,the laws :at present in , force relating to the public lands of this colony,:resolves .toform a Victorian Land League, with, the-obje...
NORTH AUSTRALIAN EXPEDITION. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Guardian — 23 January 1857
NORTH AUSTRALIAN EXPEDITION. The following letter from Mr. Gregory detailing the progress made by the North Australian Exploring Expedition will, we ave little doubt, be read with much inter est. Although, the Expedition has not realized all the expectations which were formed of it before setting- out, yet it has made very important discoveries and settled some doubtful points. Mr. Gregory reached 18 degrees 31 minutes S. latitude, and 130 degrees 44 minutes E. longitude, and. then came upon a sandy desert country which rendered further, progress impracticable ; but we are not convinced from this fact that the whole of the further interior is therefore a sandy desert, unfit for human habitation. That there is a'sandy desert country is beyond dispute, but that desert passed, may there not be as' good grassy land on the other side as ..Sir. Gregory had previously "piassed through" before reaching the barren waste avliich-arrested his' pro gress. . We do not mean to assert that such is...
COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE. PROGRESS OF GIPPS LAND. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Guardian — 23 January 1857
COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE.-. PROGRESS OP GIPPS LAND. The following tabular statement of the Customs' Revenue collected at Port Albert during the last three years/will; indicate to some extent, the commercial 'progress made by the province of GippsLand. Since the establishment of the1 - Port Albert Steam Navigation Company large quantities of goods, duty paid in Melbourne, have been brought by their vesselsy so1 that the actual ■ consumption of such - articles during 1855 .and-1850 is larger tlian appears by the table. ■ ■' ' i Quarter. : 1854; ■ 1855., 185G. £ s. d. £ s. d. £ s.\ d. 1st 044 9 11 975 10 10 1044 '17. 5 2nd 755 18 ' 5 400 11 '1' 1G28 "0 4 3rd 45G 13 1 1048 17 11' 1154 '51 4th ; 738 H 5 1333 12 2 1625 4. 0 2505 15 10 3857 12 0 5452 6 10 We also publish a return derived from the Custom House hooks shewing' the number and value of live: stock shipped at Port Albert during the last six years, which may prove of some interest to our friends up the country. ■ Number and value ...
CORNER INLET.—FRANKLYN RIVER. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Guardian — 23 January 1857
nrninen inlet:—fiianklyn iuver. ' . aurivej). ; ' January. 17.—Eliza (iociuaru, sonuuner, from Melbourne. January 20.-—Swan, brig-, 149 tons, J. 'Anderson, from Melbourne. SAILED. if s January 19.—Buonaparte, schooner, 120 tons, Capt. Rob, for Melbourne. - • The Esperanza :and Twins .are, now loading. The Dove is expected daily. . -
ROMANTIC STORY. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Guardian — 30 January 1857
Well'may, we;-term -what- we intend, to. state; a romantic; story, for. it is :qne >which; .outvies fiction itself, and will Iongvcontinue to be recited at many a fireside; on- winter evenings. On the. 18tli July last a- gloom was spread'over the town by the intelli gence ilmt a boat belonging to the brig" •Betsy, of this port, containing1 five men, liad been swamped, and that'all had'heen lost. The captain's account of the.disaster was as . follows, addressed to Provost Mackie :— "I anrsorry to inform yoii'of the loss of a boat and five hands on one of the Tristan D'Acunha islands, while in search for fresh water, on the 23rd March, 1856. They left, the; ship about 11 a.m., the weather being;calm,. and the island about about 6 miles distant..; At one, o'clock • a light Vreeze sprung iip^and we ran in close into the boat and saw them filling- the water. Night came on and no appearance of their coming off. At daylight next morning we stood close in shore, when we saw thfi wreck of...
ENGLISH INTELLIGENCE. A RELIGIOUS BURLESQUE. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Guardian — 30 January 1857
ENGLISH INTELLIGENCE. A RELIGIOUS BURLESQUE. The following- extract from the Caledonian Mercury exhibits in graphic style the religious buffoonery for which there appears to have arisen a mania among the lower classes of London :— " When the present middle-aged mothers of Edinburgh were in their teens, they may have gone, or heard of others going-, with brothers and lovers, an excited and amused crowd, to hear a preacher who at times abruptly stopped in psalm or prayer and exclaimed, "The bawbees, methinks, I hear mair clanking- of cuddyheals on the floor than bawbees i' the plate." London is at present amused by such another comedian. Having covered the country with its comic literature, the, English'metropblis is now enjoying its comic pulpit; Gilbert a'Beckett,- just deceasedj gave; u's! comiic historiesj comic • grammars, arid a; comic Blackstone's Commentaries on'tlie laws of England; but his fun was seculfir1; lie presumed not to desecrate; auglit "sacre'd with funny pen and p...
COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE. MELBOURNE MARKETS. SATURDAY, 24TH JANUARY, 1857. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Guardian — 30 January 1857
COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE. ' ' MELBOURNE MARKETS. Saturday, 24tii January, 1857; Business appears to continue active'in most descriptions of goods, though'-some complaints oi'dulness are made occasionally, • but it is believed that just nowthey' have no:foundation. . 1 - ■ . The unhappy affair in China has enabled\x=req-\ holders to obtain a slight advance on some articles, but it is not believed to be'of such importance as to warrant a continuance of advance. In consequence of increasing orders 'for flour, that article had been .'advanced 'in price to qhe extent of 10s. per ton. ,;&lt;• Flouh at the Melbourne Mills.—Fine, £18 per ton ; seconds,; £1'6 ; Haxall, -£21: Galleys, £20; Californinn, £15. . Horses:—Draught horse's and town lots have been dull of sale. On Monday 20 head of mixed broken and unbroken, in ' moderate condition, from Mr. M'Cormack's, on the Murj'ny, averaged £25 15s.; Tuesday,' a lot' from Gipps Land, light and small, realised £19 4s.; a small lot of ' Lan...
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. ARRIVED (PORT ALBERT.) [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Guardian — 30 January 1857
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE.. ARRIVED (PORT ALBERT. . January 23.—Fair Tasmanian, schooner, 156 tons, Capt. Arthur, .from Hobart Town. Turnbujl and Co., agents. • > ;;; January 23.-rr-Macquarie, schooner, 130 ton?, G. Harrison, from Circular Head, V.D.L. Turnbull and Co., agents. CLEARED OUT. January 23.—Dobsons, schooner, Capfc. Tobin, for Launceston. ? : January 26.^—Fair Tasmanian, schooner, ,-Capt. Arthur, for Hobart Town. 5 IMPORTS. January v .23.—Pair—Tasmanian, -fj-om ■ •Hobart' Town; 1 hhd. rum, 1 qr. cask rbrandyy:;6.t;cases; Geneva,12.*qr:'casks * port, ;.wine,'10.empty;kegs; J. J. Hart; -• h: January! 23.—^Macquarie,'from1 ^Hobart - Town;; 130 tons' coal."': >y"\x=req-\ EXPORTS. ' J w'January 27.—Pair Tasmanian;- for' PIo\x=req-\ • bart Town ; 52 head cattle. •' >■ .-v.. 'January: ■ 28.—Dobsons, h for ' Hobart Town •,: 40 head cattle. ■ '' >' ' 1 11 ' '' SAILED. ' i 1 - ' r Jan. 27.-—Fair Tasmanian, - for Hobart ' Town. - ■ Jan. 28.—-Dobsons, for Launceston.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Guardian — 30 January 1857
ADVERTISEMENTS. STEAM TO MELBOURNE, ',:., ' fPIIE Port Albert Steam Navigation Company's fine """■"""^new screw steamer STORM BIRD, J. B. Sydserff, Commander,,will have speedy dispatch for above, port.. . Fares—Cabin £5—Steerage £2,5s.) Wheat 9d. and Oats 6d. per bushel, Potatoes 20s. per ton. Freight on other things,. £2 per ton. Gold, for shipment, must be entered: at the Customs before 10, o'clock a.m. on day of sailing.' . For Freight or Passage apply to - WM. DOHERTY, Manager, ,; 100 03 Port Albert,- 31st Jan., 1866. ADVERTISEMENTS. GIPPS LAND ANNIVERSARY DINNER. TN order to meet the wishes of all par-® ties interested in the above dinner, ihe day lias been postponed to Monday, the 23rd of February, £1857, 'when the dinner will take place at the Iron Store, Port Albert. Tickets, 30s. each, to be procured at the Bars of the Hotels at Port Albert and Tarraville. A band will be in attendance. Dinner to be on the table at 6 o'clock. J. M. McICENZIE, ) T ■ ♦ c ♦ • J J HART >• Joi...