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CORRESPONDENCE. To the Editor of the "Perth Gazette.' THE UNION CLUB. Res parvœ concordiâ crescunt. [Newspaper Article] — The Perth Gazette and Western Australian Journal — 13 September 1834
CORRESPONDENCE. to the Editor of the " Perth Gazette:\ THE UNION CLUB. Res parvo concordia crescunt. Sir,-The benefits which might hereafter accrue to this Colony from the establishment of a society accordant in principle and action to the above title, are so obvious that more than a rapid review of some few of them would on this occasion be tedious and uilhecesbary. They consist of, the associating of acquaintance ; the commencing or cemeniing of friendship 5 the convenience and comforts of a well-attended room and table at all times ready for the reception and entertainment of the members ; who, as the institution is evidently intended to be more of a public than private nature, may be supposed to consist of those indi- viduals of the various professions ahd interests, constituting a community, who, respectable in their habits and manners, are entitled by courtesy and modern usage to rank as Gentlemen. Here, although not founded for the express purpose, subjects of general interes...
PETTY SESSIONS, FREMANTLE, Before G. Leake, Esquire,—Friday, 5th Inst. [Newspaper Article] — The Perth Gazette and Western Australian Journal — 13 September 1834
PETTY SESSIONS, FREMANTLE, Before G. Leake, Esjuire, -Friday, 5th Init. William, Manning was charged by Mr. Hab good with stealing various goods from his store, where Manning has been for some time at work. A search warrant was granted, and a quantity of goods were found in his house, some of which were identified, and Manning was held to bail to stand his trial for larceny at the ensuing Quarter Sessions.
PROSPECTUS OF "THE ROYAL BANK OF AUSTRALASIA AND SOUTH AFRICA." [Newspaper Article] — The Perth Gazette and Western Australian Journal — 13 September 1834
PROSPECTUS OF "THE ROYAL BANK OF AUSTRALASIA AND SOUTH AFRICA." The concurrent testimony of many public writers and well informed persons has proved to demonstration, that sources of present prosperity and future greatness abound in Australia, Van Diemen's Latid, the Cape of Good Hope, and various other British Colonies,-but that they are in a great degree unavailing to the Colonists and the Parent Country, from the want of the proper means of developement. This indisputable fact is followed by another not less so, namely, that no means can be devised more efficacious to work a rapid improvement in the Colonies than the establishment therein of Joint Stock Banks, with ample Capital, and conducted on sound principles, nor can a moment be chosen more favourable .to the success of an undertaking for that purpose than the present, when inactive Capital superabounds, and the principles of safe Banking are so well understood With reference to the advantages which the Proprietors of such E...
CIVIL COURT, Perth, September 9 & 10, 1834. [Newspaper Article] — The Perth Gazette and Western Australian Journal — 13 September 1834
CIVIL COURT, Perth, Sqrtember 9 & 10, 1834. Before W. H. Mackie, Esq , Commissioner As soon as the Commissioner had taken his «eat, the Warrant of Appointment was read by the Registrar Clerk, and the business of the day com- menced. The Con»missioner requested the Gentlemen acting as Agents in the Couit, to consult toge- ther and determine whether it would not be ad- visable in future to commence the Sitting of the Court at 9 o'clock. After some little hesitation, a general opinion vvas expressed that the hour of 10 would be more convenient, in order to enr.ble per- sons residing at a distance to rea« h Perth and be present at the opening of the Court. 'Hie Com- missioner intimated that no Judgment by Default would be entered until the close of the day. D. Scott v. R Henty.-This was an action to recover 120/, the amount of a Judgment in the Civil Court obtained against J. P. Armstrong, who it was alleged had been conveyed away to Van Diemen's Land in the cutter Fanny. Mr. Sc...
GOVERNMENT NOTICE. Colonial Secretary's Office, Perth, September 13, 1834. [Newspaper Article] — The Perth Gazette and Western Australian Journal — 13 September 1834
GOVERNMENT NOTICE. Colonial Secretary's Office, Perth, September IS, 1834. S the protracted absence of the Government Scho( iier Ellen ¡ina of other vessels, whose arrival with Provisions has for some time been daily expected, renders it expedient to adopt some immediate precautions against the consequences of still further possible delay, by a timely economy in the consumption of the existing supply of Meal and Flour, whether in the Govern- ment Store or in the possession of individuals, His Excellency the Governor directs it to be notified to all to whom it may concern, that after the date of this Notice, 1st.-The Rations to be advanced by Government in conformity with the Circular Notice from this Office, dated the 11th June last, to Settlers receiving into their employment Labourers as- signed them Dv the Government,will be reduced to ¿lb Meal or Flour, & increat ed to 1 Jib. Meat. 2d.-rriiat Rations to Labourers in the employ of Government, and to all such as shall rece...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Perth Gazette and Western Australian Journal — 13 September 1834
COMMISSARIAT OFFICE. Perth, September 13, 1S34# EALED TENDERS in Triplicate will be* received at this Office on Friday, the 19th Instant, at 12 o'clock, from such Person or Persons as may feel disposed to supply the Milita- ry Stations of Perth, Upper Swan, Kelmscott, York, and the Murray River, with such Quanti- ties of any of the following Vegetables as may from time to time be required at those Stations ; viz. Potatoes. Carrots. Cabbages. Onions, and Turnips Beet Root. The price per lb. to be stated in Words at length ; and the Parties contracting to be prepared to commence the Contract on Monday, the 22d Instant. Any further particulars will be made known on application at this Office. JOHN LEWIS, Deputy Assistant Commissary Gen.
JUVENILE EMIGRATION. [Newspaper Article] — The Perth Gazette and Western Australian Journal — 13 September 1834
JUVENILE EMIGRATION. A Meeting of the Committee appointed to su- perintend the apprenticing and disposal of the Children placed, in England, under the charge of His Excellency Sir James Stirling, and recently arrived by the James Pattison, took place at the Government-house on Tuesday last, when it was determined to give publicity to the Notice which appears in this day's Journal From this may he collected, the terms of ap- prenticeship, which we consider highly liberal, and advantageous to those Settlers requiring additional &nbsp; cheap labour. The present pressure of the times, arising from the scarcity of provisions, has rendered this an unfavourable moment for the introduction or commencement of a new system ; the Children are therefore not all permanently settled, but, with the exception of two boys, have obtained such situations, as it is to be hoped their good conduct will cause them to retain. The anxiety of the Parent Society to have the moral and religious instruc...
MARKET PRICES. RETAIL. [Newspaper Article] — The Perth Gazette and Western Australian Journal — 13 September 1834
MARKET PRICES, RETAIL. Bacon, per Ib., Is. 3d. Hams, ditto, Is. 6d. Butter, (salt), Bread, 4 lb loaf, Beef, (salt),-per ib., (fresh), Is. 6d. Mutton? per lb., Is: 6d. Kangaroo, per lb., Is. d> Pork, (fresh), per lb., Is. 3d. (salt), Is. Cheese, Sydney, per lb., 2s. ditto, English, Coffee, per lb.,; Eggs, per doz.,$s. 6d. Milk, per quart, 8c?. Fowls, each 3 a Wild-fowl-pigeon, 9d; duck, 2s; teal, Is ; s wan, 6 a 8s Dried fruits, per lb., 1 Ad. j Raisins, per lb., lid. Oil, per gallon, 10s. Rice, per Ib., Wine, Cape, per gallon, 5 s. Gd Rum, ditto, 14s. Brandy, ditto, 16*, Gin, ditto, I (is. Sugar, per lb., Tea, per lb., 8s. 6d. Potatoes, per lb., 6d. Cabbages, each, 3d, Flour, per lb., Wheat, per bushe', Hay, per ton, Soap, per lb , I f. Starch, peril., 4.&lt;-, 6d. Tobacco, per ib, Vinegar, pei gallon, 8?. Gunpowdei, per lb., 6f. Shot Ale and porter, perdoz. 24s. EDITED, PRINTED, AND PUBLISHED, BY CHARLES MACFAULL, At the Gazette Of^ce, Perth. Terms of Subscription :-10.*...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Perth Gazette and Western Australian Journal — 13 September 1834
GOVERNMENT NOTICE. Colonial Secretary's Office, Perth, September loy 1834. "1HBTITH reference to the Fees and Fines payable under any existing Regulation»,-Notice is hereby given, that the same are henceforth to be paid to the Collector of Revenue, whose Receipt alone will be considered as a sufficient discharge. That Persons desirous of making Searches or transacting any other Business in the Registrar's Office, for which a Fee can be demanded under the Colonial Act, will be required to produce- in each particular case, a Certificate from the Col- lector, to the effect, that he has been paid the established Fees. By His Excellency's Command, PETER BROWN, Colonial Secretary. GOVERNMENT NOTICE. Colonial Secretary's Office, Perth, September 8, 1834. Notice is hereby gwen, THAT in future all Claims and Demands on the Colonial Government which are not sent in to th* Colonial Treasurer on or before the Fourth of each Month, will not be ordered for Payment until the Month following. By Ji...
SELECT POETRY. TRANSLATION FROM THE GULL LANGUAGE. [Newspaper Article] — The Perth Gazette and Western Australian Journal — 13 September 1834
SELECT POETRY. TRANSLATION FROM THE GULL LANGUAGE. BY DOCTOR BOWRING. Scripte manet. 'Twas graved on the Stone of Destiny,* In letters four, and letters three ; And ne'er did the King of the Gulls go ly But those awful letters scared his eye ; For he knew a Prophet Voice had said, As long as those words by man were read, The ancient race of the Gulls should ne'er One hour of peace or plenty share. But years on years successive flew, And the letters still more legible grew At top, a T, an H, an E, And underneath, D. E. B. T. Some thought them Hebrew,-such as Jews, Who deal more in Scrip than Scripture,- use ; While some surmised 'twas an ancient way Of keeping acconnts (well known in the day Of the famed Didlerius Jeremias, Who had thereto a wonderful bias), And proved in books, most learn'dly boring, 'Twas called the Pontick way of scoring. Howe'er this be, there never was yet Seven letters of the alphabet, That, 'twixt them, formed so grim a spell, Or scared a land of Gulls so well...
THE WOOL TRADE. (From an English Paper dated April, 1834.) [Newspaper Article] — The Perth Gazette and Western Australian Journal — 20 September 1834
THE WOOL TRADE. (From an English Paper dated April, 1834.) " The attention of manufacturers and others engaged in the Wool Trade has been drawn, dur- ing the last three days, to a series of public sales of Wool, the results of which was looked for m Yorkshire, the west of England, and other places where wools are extensively used with the greatest solicitude, the present high prices of the staple article of trade, having, in some instances, tended to induce the manufacturers to refrain from work- ing to the extent they would have done had the raw material been attainable upon easier terms. The demand which exists, however, for manufac- tured woollen, rendered the importers of colonial and other wools extremely firm, and the sales, as far as they have proceeded, tend to show that no chance exists, at least for the present, of a reduc- tion in- prices. The stated quantity of wool declared for sale during the present week amounted to nearly 3,200 bales, of which nearly 2,400 bales are ...
ENGLISH INTELLIGENCE. DISCOVERY OF A WHITE COLONY ON THE NORTHERN SHORE OF NEW HOLLAND [Newspaper Article] — The Perth Gazette and Western Australian Journal — 20 September 1834
ENGLISH INTELLIGENCE. DISCOVERY OF A WHITE COLONY ON THE NORTHERN SHORE OF NEW HOLLAND In the Leeds Mercury of Saturday, we find some interesting extracts from the private journal of a gentleman, lately arrived from Singapore, via India overland, who had been one of the party who landed at Raffles Bay, on the north coast of New Holland, on the 10th April, 1832, and made a two month's excursion into the interior. After travelling for several days over nothing but barren hills and rocks, and parching plains, with- out meeting with a single tribe of aborigines, ex- cept those on the sea coast, and having to dig for water every day, they reached the summit of a hill, whence, looking to the southward, they saw below them, at a distance of about three or four miles, a low and level country, laid out, as it were, in plantations, with straight rows of trees, through which a broad sheet of water extended in nearly a direct line from east to west, as far as the eye could reach to the westward...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Perth Gazette and Western Australian Journal — 20 September 1834
TO BE LET, (HOSE eligible Premises known as the « UNION HOTEL," Fremantle, well adapted for ^either a Private Family, or an Hotel. " For further particulars, apply to MRS. PRATT, Fremantle ; or, MR. J. SOLO- MON, Perth. TO BE SOLD, A COTTAGE, consisting of two Rooms, Kitchen, Wash-house, &c, situate in Perth. For further particulars, apply to MR. J. SOLOMON, Perth. August 28th. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, |HAT the Business heretofore transacted at Perth and Freman tie in the name of the Undersigned has this day ceased. All Persons having Claims on the same are requested to forward their Ac- counts for immediate payment. And notice is further given to all Persons indebted to the Undersigned, that, in order to afford all possible facility for the liquidation of their accounts, one moiety is expected to be paid within three months, and the remainder within six months, from the present date; in default of which arrangement, their res- pective accounts will be placed in the hands of ...
(From the "South African Advertiser.") [Newspaper Article] — The Perth Gazette and Western Australian Journal — 20 September 1834
(From the " South African Advertiser "J The Bill for the Commutation and Redemption of Tithes, is now before the House of Commons. The following Analysis will give a pretty correct idea of its nature and provisions : ''Valuers are to be appointed in the different counties, whose duiy it will be to ascertain the actual annual value of the land in each parish now subject to tithes, distinguishing the land into two classes-arable and not arable. The rent paid, it is presumed, will in,general be taken to be the annual value ; so that actual valuation will not be necessary except where the landi is manifestly let above or below its real value, and where the parties cannot agree, b(r where fraud or collusion, is suspected. ; ,X5e : valueri' will in. like manner ascertain the amount of tithe» paid by the same lands in each parish on the average of the last five years, distingushing the amount paid . by the arable, and the amount paid by the not arable. This having been done for each parish...
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Perth Gazette and Western Australian Journal — 20 September 1834
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. ARRIVALS.-On the 16th inst, the Mary,nCstipt. Rodam, from the Cape of Go©d Hope :-general cargo. On the 18th, the Ellen (Government Schooner) Captain Toby, from the Mauritius, with flour. The Mail, per Mary, for England, via Cape, will be closed on Monday next. The Ellen (Government Schooner) will sail for Port Augusta on Tuesday.
EXPEDITION TO CENTRAL AFRICA. [Newspaper Article] — The Perth Gazette and Western Australian Journal — 20 September 1834
EXPEDITION TO CENTRAL AFRICA. ON Thursday morning the Expedition for ex- ploring Central Africa, under the command of Dr. Smith, proceeded on its perilous undertaking. Dr. Smith took up his quarters at the. Royal Observatory on Wednesday night, and was joined the next morning at breakfast by Sir John and Lady Herschell, Baron Ludwig,-Messrs. Edye, -Bell,-Burrow, and the gentlemen who accom- pany the party as far as Lattakoo. After packing up the astronomical instruments, they started in excellent spirits, making allowance for those feelings the. occasion excited, where solicitude for the safe return of these enterprising men was mixed up with sincere friendship and es- teem. Ihdeed the history of all fermer expedi- tions to the Interior of Africa prove how much hazard must be incurred, even where the greatest prudence and address are exercised. The present has been planned with much care, and considering the talents of Dr. Smith, there is a strong hope that it will be crowned with s...
GOVERNMENT NOTICE. Colonial Secretary's Office, Perth, September 16, 1834. [Newspaper Article] — The Perth Gazette and Western Australian Journal — 20 September 1834
GOVERNMENT NOTICE. Colonial Secretary's Office, Perth, September 16, 1834. g^EALED TENDERS in Triplicate will be fjtft received at this Office on Tuesday next, the 23d Instant, at poon, from such Persons as may be willing to contract for the Carpenters' and Joiners', as also the Masons' and Plasterers' Work, required for an additional Building to the Jail at Fremantle, all the Stone for building being supplied by Government on tile spot. Tho Price must be stated in full in writing and must be for the entire Work undertaken to be per- formed complete, in a good substantial and workman like mariner. For Plan and Specification, application to be made to the CIVIL ENGINEER, Perth ; or, to the .GOVERNMENT RESIDENT, Fremantle. Ry His Excellency's Commarid, PETER BROWN, Colonial Secretary.