Landed Property Wanted.
4 BENEFACTION of£500 has beer» JlJL received by the Bishop of Perth 'rom an old friend and former Parishioner m England, which is to be used in promo i mg the Honour aud ^lory of God in this
The Bißbop proposes to invest this sum ?n the purchase of Landed Property, the proceeds thereof to be applied in'accordi
nee with the pious intentions oi the
The object of this Notice is to invite communication from persons owning or
leasing properties suitable for such invest-
Unoccupied purchased land will not be acceptai, unless an eligible tenant be forthcoming, prepared to rent the land at once from the date of purchase.
Crown LandB would be purchased-the block or blocks to bo selected by the per- ron (or persons) wishing to occupy the bame-provided the said person (or per- sons) be in a position to take the land on .'case at a proper rental, and be able to ¡jroduce thoroughly satisfactory testimo. îuala as to character, knowledge of farm- ing, and general suitableness.
Applications, by letter onlv, to be sent m on or before the 15th day of March, Í8Ü2, to be addressed to the Bev. G. H. »Sweeting, Bishop's School, Perth.
THE course comprises all the essen-
tials of a first-rate English educa- tion, including superior penmanship, mathematical, physical, and polical geo- graphy, ancient and modern history, natural philosophy, mathematics, book- keeping, by single and double entry, drawing, music, Latin, and French.
Terms for the Course
SIX GUINEAS PER ANNUM.
References kindly permitted to the Rev. George Bostock, the Rev. J. John- ston, Fremantle, and to the parents of pupils now attending.
STEPUEN STOUT, Principal, High Street, Fremantle, Dec. 24, 1861.
Sons of Australia Benefit Society.
WE, the undersigned, members of
the above Society, request you \¡o "all a Special General Meeting, as early as possible, for the purpose of making arrangements for the Anniversary, Din- ner, and other business which may be brought before the meeting.
We are yours, &c,
(Signed) G. HATSOM,
J. HABBI8, J to., W. GBAVES.
To Thomas Gee, Secretary.
IN accordance with the above requisi-
tion, I hereby convene a Special General Meeting, iox the purpose named in the requisition, to be held at the United Service Tavern, on Monday, 6th January, 1862, at 8 o'clock p.m.
THOMAS GEE, 8ecreta7y. Dec. 24,1861.
Under the Patronage of his Excel-
lency the Governor,
The Clergy, Gentry, Merchants, , Arc«, fee, &c.
LADIES* and Gentlemen's Saddle
Horses, Carriages, Omnibus, Gigs, Carts and Saddlery.
Ç3T Expresses done to any part of the Colony.
THE Guildford and Perth Mail Cart
will run daily from 1st Jan., 1862. Passengers and Parcels will meet with convenience by this conveyance.
The public are respectfully informed that Messrs. Albert <£ Barker, of New- castle Mail Cart, and Mr. Kenwjrthy, of the York Mail Cart, with myself, will give careful aud prompt attention to apy parcels entrusted to and from the Eastern
This arrangement ba s been made be- tween us to prevent the faulty system of parcels passing through too many hands,
The public are requested to endorse a parcel-if containing money or valuables.
The advertiser will run Omnibus or Carriage in lieu, of Cart, to meet the requirements of passengers, receiving short notices from persons requuing ad-
ditional comfort and roora.
Grocer and^Sraper. Perth & Guildford, ) \
"Western Australia.j \
pOÜND on the run of theXunder JO signed, a dark brindle stee\with
white on the belly, also, small white
fatchea on the rump, flanks, fore ano" vV
ind o# feet, and white tail, no brand u visible, li not claimed within the time appointed, it «ill be sold to defray ex-
JOHN MAGUIBE. Prinsep Park, near Dardanup, )
December IS, J80L. j
FOUND on the run of the under-
signed, a three-year-old steer, white star or diamond on forehead, legs white, marked red near tail on rump, red patches on sides, no brand visible. Uuless claim- ed duly, will be sold to d fray expenses.
J. HOUGH, Jp». Ebenezer Farm, near Bunbury, >
December 23, Í86I. (
. ! f^ OT in from the run of the under,
j \JT signed, a bay entire pony, star in . forehead, blotched brand on the off side,
rising three years old, 12 hands high. If not claimed within the time allowed by Act of Council, will be sold to defray ex-
THOMAS O'NEILL. Toodyay, Dee. 21, 1861.
To the Editor of the " Perth Qazette." 8IB,~-I am very reluctantly compelled
by a feeling of self-defence, to solicit the favour of the publication in your columns of the following particulars con- nected with a most serious and unfounded charee made against me by Thomas McKnoe, the rumour of which, at the present time, may be productive of very great mischief to me, if uncontradioted. It is true the case has beeu summunly dismissed by the Magistrate^ without fchd slightest suspicion attaching to me, but the public generally canuot be aware of the facts and circumstances which clearly establish my innocence, nnd left the motives and veracity of my accuses* open to very grave suspiciou.
I would not obtrude myself up^n the notice of your renders, but that it iq cqni
mon to conclude, as a general rule, that there must be some foundation for the accusation brought against the accused. To disabuse the public mind, then of any such impression in this instance, and to correcl extravagant and garbled reports of the matter, I venture to publish the fol-
lowing : -
On Friday last, I was summoned tp answer a complaint made by Thomas McKnoe for having illegal possession, and branding with my brand, a foal be- longing to him. William McKnoe and W. H. King were produced as witnesses in, support of the charge. Thomas McKnoe swore he believed that the foal was the produce of an unbranded mare, five years old, running in the bush, and which he had purchased from his brother, William McKnoe. W. H. King swore disthctiy to the foal ; he was positive it was the one he had seen running by the Bide of the mare described by Thos. McKnoe in Aug, i960, and since' William McKnoe also Bwore that he believed the foal to be
his brothers property, and the produce of the mare he had sold him. Now, it was satisfactorily shown upon oath by a num- ber of witnesses, that the foaLso sworn to by Thoa. McKnoe, and his witnesses as his property, and the. produce of an un- branded mare in the bush, was really the produce of a mare which bad been sold at public auction by the Police in July 1860, and which I subsequently purchaced from the individual who had bought it nt the Sale. The foal was born in the paddock adjoining my house in September,'. I960, and was never at large in the bush until about 14 days ago ; how then could King have possibly seen it running in the bush in .August when at that time it was actually unVorn P It was also shown that this very foal accompanied my mare to Mr Sinclair's, when sont there last season to the horse; and as if in confirmation of the testimony adduced, on the mare being brought to the Court, the foal, a1 though unable to see her, as soon as it heard the sound of the bell (which had been attached to her ever Bince I bought her) commenced neighing and exhibiting other ' signs of recognition; thus establishing beyond a doubt, and with a force superior to any other evidence, the identity' ol' the foal as the produce of my mare, and consequently
There is a singular circumstance indi- rectly connected with th« case which de- serves, to be mentioned. Thomas McKnoe claims as the pruduce of this unbounded mare of his, a two year old entire, lately got in from the bush and advertised by W. Ohitty, and as my foal, which lie has sworn is also the prouuce of this mare, is sixteen months old, ho would make it ap- pear that the mare foale about evtry six
I do not wish it to be thought that,,in makiug this statement, I have auy desire to accuse anyone pf conspiracy or false- hood» I should be sorry to do sp before a judicial investigation has establianed the fact. My ouly object is to place the truth before the public, with a view to protect myself from the mischievous influence of idle rumour or gossiping report.
I am, air,
Your obedient servant,
P.S.-Possibly the subjucfc-matter of this letter may be of such á nature as, in your judgment, to unfit it for publication wader the head of .' Original Corres ponaWre," in such case, may I beg you will be\kind enough to insort it as au advertitieVent.^ogether with this post
N JAMES EVEBETT. Toodyay, Dec. 2«b 1861.
GOLD! GOLD! GOLD!
ilHB Meeting advertised to be held at
the Freemasons Hotel, on I he 1st January, will take place in tbe Hall of the Mechanics' Institute, on TUESDAY, the 31st instant, at 12 o'clock.
WESTERN AUSTRALIAN RACES.
Under the Patronage of his Ex-
cellency the Governor.
AT a general Meeting of the Western
Australian Turf Club, it was re- solved that the Annual Bacing Meeting in connection with the Club Bhould be held on WEDNESDAY and THTJR3 DAT, the 26th and 27th of February, 1862. aceording to the Turf Club Rules ; the Stewards' decision in all eases being
Stewards for the eusuing year:-W. J. Clifton, Esq , J G. Thomson, Esq., T. Burges, ISsq., G. Atfield, E«q, E. Hamersley, Esq. Clerk of the Course J. B. Boe, Esq.
The Maiden Plate of £50, with a sweepstakes of £3 euch, for colonial bred horses, which have never won public money, (Hack Stakes exceptjod.) Weights for age. One mile and a half ; heats.
Margeaux Challenge Cup, now in the possessiou of G. ftl. Meares, Esq., is open to challenge on the Western Aus- tralian Baco Course, ou the 26th of February next, by Corses not exceeding 4 years old, got by Margeaujs, or any son of Margeaux's. Weights, 2 years old, 6st. 2lbs. ; 3 years 7st. lOlbs. ; 4 years, 9st,; 31bs allowed to mares and geldings. One mile aud a half; beats. Entrance £1 10a. ; to go to the expenses
of the course.
The ownership of the Cup will be de- cided by this race
The Queen's Plate of £ioo, to be run for according to tho published Queen's Plate articles. Distance 3 miles.
The Ladies1 Purse of £30, with a sweepstukes added of £2 each. Distance 2 miles. Weights for age.
The Three-Year Old Stakes of £40, wilh a sweepstakes added of £3 each. Distance 1J miles. Weights 8st.
The Settler's Stakes of £-, with a sweepstake* added of £2 each. 1\ miles ¡ beats. Weights for age.
ïhe Town Plate of £-, with a sweepstakes of £3 each. Distance 2 miles ; heats. Weights for agu.
.The Consolation Stakes of £20, with sweepatakea added ol £l each, for
Hack RaCÔ-li miles. Sweepstukes of £1, with £-added. Catch weights.
The winner to bo put up at £40, and sold by auction to the highest bidder im- mediately after the race ; surplus money to go to the race fund.
Weights for age:-2 years old, 6at. 71bs. ; 3 years, 8at. 3lba ; 4 years, 9st. ; 5 years, 9s«t. 61bs. ; 6 tears aud aged. 9st
Mares and geldings allowed 311)9. extra. Horses not thorough-bred allowed 7Jbs. Horses take their age from the 1st of August.
Entrance of each horse (to go to the Futid) at the rate of five pounds per cent, on the amount of the sum given by
The owner of each winner shall pay to- wards the Turf Funds five per cent, on the amount added to the sweepstakes.
All entries for the foregoing, with the exception of the Consolation and Hack Knees, to b» made in writing on or before 4 o'clock p.m. of Monday, the 24th of February, to be addressed to the Hou. Secretary of the Club at the Freemasons' Tavern, Perth, where he will attend be- tween the ho^rs of 4 and ö p.m to receive the amount of entries and stakes. A jockey diainountiufe beford being told to do so by the Stewards, such horse is liable to be distanced, aud great caution is to be observed in this respect.
all riders must appear in strict jockey
costume. - <
The Haces will come off at or about the following times:
Fibs? Dat.-Maiden Plate at half past H a m.f and iutervais of half an hour between each heat and race.
Second DAY.--Three-ïear-old ¿Stakes at noon; and intervals of bali"au hour be- tween each heat and race, except after thii Queen's Plato Kace, when an hour will be given.
No owner can start a horse who has not complied with the aboye conditions, ana subscribed at least £l towards the Hace Fund.
Dogs found on the course will he destroyed.
Applications for booths to be made tq the Honorary Secretary on or before the 10th January, 1802 ; £2 2s tor each booth and the holder to be a subscriber of £i Is to tre Kace Fuud. The position of each bpoth to be poinLed out oy the Clerk of the Course or his Deputy.
No person allowed to hawk refresh* mentB tor sale about the Course without having previously subscribed 5s towards
the ¿tace Fund.
W. H. KNIGHT,
Perth City Council.
NOTICE.-Parties about to erect
buildings close to Btreets in tne City, in which cuttings are intended to be effected, will do well to make them* selves acquainted with the levels laid down for such streets : so that they may erect their buildings in a manner that will secure them against injury when the cuttings and levellings of the streets are carried out. The required information can be obtained on application co the Supervisor.
J. a. C CARR,
Chairman of City Council, perth, Dec. 20,1861.
IS hereby given that at a special gen-
eral Meeting of the Turf Club, hold on the 23rd instant, it was resolved
" Tnat, as the consent of the giver and bolder of the Margeaux Cup has been obtained to a proposal to run the cup off the course, this arrangement should be carried out at the forthcoming meeting, when the ownership <of the oup wiil be finally settled."
W\ H. KNIGHT,
Honorary Secretary, ^ertb, Dec. 24,1801.
LOST from off the run near the
Wanerenooka Police Station, a bay horse with black points, one hind foot a little white, branded AD near side of ribs, sear on near side withers, collar marked, 14£ hands high.
Information to Superintendent of Po- lice, or any Police Staion in the Colony.
Dec. 20, 1861.
MR. TREEN, having secured from
the bush, in this district, a chesnut mare, branded T, also two of her progeny, (fillies) the same will be given up to any person establishing a legal claim.
Busselton, Vasse, Dec. 23, 1861.
The Southern Districts Agricul-
tural Society's Races.
Under the Patronage of His Excellency
^pHESE Races tjU take place on the , I first Thursday in February, 1862,
on the Vasse Kace Course.
The following gentlemen have con- sented to act as Stewards :-Messrs G. Eliot, J G. Thomson, J. G. Lee «Stoere, W It. Bunbury, and G. F. Guerrier. Clera of the Couree-J. G. Thomson, Esq.
' lat Race. -Maiden Plate of £20, for horses that have not won public money, Hack Stakes exrepted- Sweepstakes £1* Entrance £l. Weights for age. 1 mile
and a distance heats.
2ud Race.-Ladies1 Purse «f £-.
Sweepstakes £1. Entrance 10s. l£ mile nents. Weight lor age,
3rd Rae-».- For 3 year old horses, of £_--. Sweepstakes of £1. Entrance 10s. One mile and a half.
4th Hace.'--Sussex Plate of £--. According to Queen's Plate Regulations. 3 miles; Sweepatakes £1. Entrance £1.
ôth Race.-Galloway Stakes of £ for horses not exceeding 14 hands, weights, 8 stone ; 1£ mile heats. Sweep- stakes £1 ; entrance 10s.
Oth Race.-Hack Race of £ - for all horses that have never been trained ; sweepstakes 10s; 1¿ miles ; catch weights.
Weights«-2 years old, 6st. 71bs. 3 years old ; 8st. 4 years old, Ost. 5 years old» 9<*t, 61bs. ; 6 years ula, aud aged, 9at.
Horses not thorough bred allowed 71bs. Mares and Holdings allowed 3 lbs extra. The owner of each winner to pay 5 per cent, towards the course on the amount added to the sweepstakes.
AU entries for the foregoing with the exception of the Hack Race, to be made in writing addressed to the Hon. Secretary at the .* Ship Tavern," Busselton, oa or before the first Monday in February, at 8 p m., when he will attend to receive tho
amount of entries and stakes.
No owner can start a horse who has not complied with the above conditions, and subscribed at least £1 towards the Euee Fund.
Dogs found on the course will be de- stroyed. . .
AU races to be run according to the rules of the Western Australian Turf Club, and the decisions of the Stewards
in all cases to be final. .
Applications for booths to be made to the bon. Secretary, on or belora the first Monday in February, 1862: £1 euch booth, and the holder to be a subscriber of one poind to the mud. _