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Co[?]our Readers. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 2 August 1839
To our Readers. We beg to express our best thanks to our ad- vertising friends, for their favors in this our first number, which have exceeded our most sanguine hopes. We are compelled, on account of the smallness of our sheet to postpone several advertisements, and much local information.— We have to beg the indulgence of our friends on this account, assuring them that we shall soon give them a larger sheet, better arranged.
South Australia. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 2 August 1839
South Australia. We observe by the papers of South Australia, that the former Colonial Secretary of that province, Mr. Sesager, who was suspended by Governor Hindmarsh, has been re-appointed to his former office by the late Secretary for the Colonies, Lord Glenelg. Mr. G. M. Stephen appears to have nearly gone the round of all the offices in that Colony. He is at present Chairman of the Bench of Magistrdtes, and a Land Commissioner. A Mr.Smillie has been appointed Emigration Agent in the place of Mr Brown, who has been &nbsp; suspended by order of the Governor.
The Catholic Meeting. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 2 August 1839
The Catholic Meeting. A General Meeting of the Catholics of Sydney and its vicinity was held in the Cathedral Church of St. Mary, on Sunday, the 14th ultimo, after the ce- lebration of Divine Worship;—the Right Reverend the Bishop in the chair.—His Lordship was supported by the Very Reverend the Vicar- General, the Clergy of Sydney, and &nbsp; the Gentlemen composing the Com- mittee of the Cathedral. The pro- ceedings were opened by the following Pastoral Address. &nbsp; John Bede, by the Grace of God, and by the appointment of the Holy See, Bishop, Vicar Apostolic of New Holland and Van Diemen's Land. To the Beloved Clergy and People of Sydney, Health and Benediction. From the earliest period of the Christian &nbsp; Church it has been deemed advantageous to religion, that the clergy and people should meet the Bishop at stated times, to deliberate and to resolve on matters temporal, appertain- ing to the common good. The last occasion which assembled us was i...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 2 August 1839
NEW HOLLAND &nbsp; &nbsp; Wholesale and Retail Grocery. Tea. &nbsp; AND PROVISION WAREHOUSE, &nbsp; MARKET-STREET, EAST. &nbsp; R.D. &.T. B. COVENY, BEG leave to apprise their numer- &nbsp; ous Town and Country Friends, that they have laid in, in addition to their former Stock, the following Goods per late arrivals:- Hyson-skin and. Black Tea Fine Tea (every kind) Mocha Coffee MAURITIUS SUGAR, bright & brown LOAF SUGAR &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Hams, Bacon, and Pork &nbsp; Soap, Starch, and Blue NEGROHEAD TOBACCO COLONIAL DITTO Raisins, Currants, and Figs Celery Seed, Mixed Herbs, &c. Mustard, Pickles, and Sauces Salad and Castor Oil TABLE RICE & SPLIT PEASE. &nbsp; Sperm, Wax, and Mould Candles, Vinegar, Basket Salt, Liverpool Salt, bottled Fruit, Jams and Jellies, Epsom Salts, Curry Powder, Macca- roni, Vermacelli, Orange and Lemon Peel, Oatmeal, and Pearl Barley. ALS...
Legislative Council. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 2 August 1839
Legislative Council. Our want of space, at present, compels us to abridge the report of the proceedings in Council, but we shall, in future, be able to give reports at greater length. Wednesday, July 24, 1839. s. Council met pursuant to adjournment; His Excellency the Governor in the chair Customs' General Regulation Bill; read a third time, and passed. e. References to Arbitration Bill; read a second time ; to be read a third time on Tues- day next. Council adjourned at hal-past 3 o'clock, until Tuesday next, July 30, at 12 o'clock. Tuesday, July 30, 1839. Present—The Governor, the Bishop, the Commander of the Forces, the Colonial Secre- tary, the Attorney-General, the Auditor-Ge- neral, Mr. Berry, Mr. Jones. Mr. Blaxland, Sir John Jamieson, and Captain King. His Excellency laid on the table for the pe- rusal of members two despatches from England. The one referred to the discontinuance of the assignment of convicts to private service; and the other contained a proposal from a gent...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 2 August 1839
Bank of New South Wales. THE Proprietors of Stock in this Bank are requested to meet at the Banking-house, George-street, on Tuesday, the 20th 0f August next, at one o'clock precisely, for the special &nbsp; purpose of considering whether any, and what amount of gratuity shall be given to Mr. Potts on his retirement from the Bank. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; JOHN BLACK Cashier. Fanny and the Venus WILL in future regularly trade &nbsp; to Wollongong, Shell Har- &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; bour, Jambaroo, and Kiama, and will take in and discharge cargo at Kirk's Wharf, until further notice. AGENTS - Sydney, Alfred Saun- ders ; Wollongong, Thomas Croft ; Kiama, Alexander Wilson. N. B. - Freight is to be paid on all goods before delivery. W. DAVIDSON, for A. SAUNDERS. Tamar and Sophia Jane. T HE Owner of the above Steam- boats begs respectfully to inti- mate to the Public, that in consequence of the great outlay in his Ste...
Last Week's Gazette. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 2 August 1839
Last Week's Gazette. &nbsp; Copy of Act of Council, dated 3rd instants to remove doubts concerning the validity of such grants of land as were granted between the de- mise of William the 4th and the accession of Queen Victoria. Copy of Act of Council, dated same day, to enable the Wesleyans to appoint Trustees to certain chapels. Bill proposed to Council, to establish Courts of Requests at Melbourne and Port Macqua- rie. John McLean, Esq, M. D. and Henry Graham Esq, are appointed Assistant Colonial Surgeons. Mr. Horn is appointed Inspector of Slaught- er-house, &c at Patrick's Plains. No persons to be allowed in future to land at Nobby's Island. Directions to those who apply in form for persons to be admitted in the Lunatic Asylum. &nbsp; &nbsp;
Local Intelligence. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 2 August 1839
Local Intelligence. A meeting took place yesterday, pursuant to announcement, in the market place, for he pur- pose of adopting measures to relieve the nu- merous persons, who are now in distress, in conseqence of the high price of of provisions. Want of space obliges us to omit our report of the proceedings, but it shall be given in our next. We are also under the necessity of postpon- ing our report of the proceedings of the meet- ing, which took place yesterday, at the Royal Hotel, for the purpose of forming a Hunter's River Steam Navigation Company. We observe that a Benefit Society has &nbsp; been established at Parramatta, entitled the Parramatta Friendly Society. It is on the plan, and ruled by the same laws, as the Sydney Benefit Society. A great number of persons have enrolled themselves as members, and the Society presents every appearance of being firmly established; and we have no doubt its utility will be soon experienced.— Commercial Journal. Cheese is still ve...
Van Diemen's Land. Corn Market. July 18. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 2 August 1839
Van Diemen's Land. Corn Market. July 18. The transactions in the Wheat Market are still but inconsiderable. Holders generally &nbsp; &nbsp; are firm ; and in some instances we have heard of 20s being refused ; again we know of sales as low as 18s for samples of similar quality. The quotations furnished us from the Union Mills, it will be seen, remain at from 18s to 19s We have given our quotations at 18s to 19s as we find that buyers generally offer no more, and that at this price sales have been effected. Bread has fallen to 1s 10d and 4p, and we hear rumours of further reduction being about to he made. CORN AND FLOUR.—Wheat 18s to 19s; barley 6s to 7s; oats 6s 6d to 7s ; maize ----; flour, first qality, per 1000 lbs 55s; Ditto, second quality, 52s; ditto, ration, 48s. UNION STEAM MILLS, JULY 17, 1839.— Wheat 2s to 21s, per 60 lbs; flour, first &nbsp; quality, £5 ; ditto, second quality, .,'53 ; ditto, ration, £48 ; pollard 3s ad; bran 2s per 29 lbs. BUTCHER...
To Correspondents. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 2 August 1839
To Correspondents. JUSTITIA misapprehends us on the question of the Emancipists. Our design is not to "con- found virtue with vice," but to put down unjust pretensions to the former, while we reprobate the latter wherever it may appear, and in whatever shape. Believing that neither is hereditary, and that the best man is liable to fall, we assure our much respected Correspondent, that we are fixed in our determination to uphold "—— that truth least understood: &nbsp; Man is most great when struggling to be good." We thank AMICUS for his suggestion—it shall be attended to. Z. Parramatta. We have received several com- munications respecting our correspondent's towns- woman. That the information is true we have no doubt ; but we must have the whole channel through which the facts may be traced, before we can couple her name with that of the person re- ferred to. &nbsp; We have received several suggestions from parties whose opinions we highly value. We thank them and be...
Education. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 2 August 1839
Education. We copy the annexed document with pleasure. It conveys to us the assur- ance that the Governor is desirous of preserving the spirit of the Church Act in his intended measure; and if the in- tolerance of a party has, as it were, compelled His Excellency to adopt a system of Education, which being es- sentially Protestant, will exclude the children of Catholics from its benefits, we have here the promise, and we re- ceive it gratefully, that our just claims will not be overlooked. For our part, we are convinced that all Christians have a sufficient number of principles in common to enable them to confer upon their children the rudi- ments of education, upon a uniform plan, without any compromise of their respective tenets; and, we are equally of opinion, that such an uniformity would be more efficacious and benefi- cial in its results, than any system which is divided, and therefore wea- kened in its operation. But if it be the determination of the Protestant Clergy to have...
THE Australasian Chronicle. Sydney: FRIDAY, AUGUST 2, 1839. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 2 August 1839
THE Australasian Chronicle. Sydney: FRIDAY, AUGUST 2, 1839. A sufficient proof of the necessity of establishing in this Colony a vehicle for Catholic sentiment is furnished by the fact, that, while we are engaged in getting up our first number, the Editor of one of the Sydney Journals is call- ing upon his readers to beware of " dealing with Roman Catholic trades- men, or employing Roman Catholic servants," on, the ground that "ac- &nbsp; cording to the principles of the Roman Catholic religion" these persons may rob their neighbours with impunity. That charges of so atrocious a nature, in which every Catholic must feel himself implicated, should be allowed to go uncontradicted in a country like this, where religious equality is so completely recognised, would argue, on the part of the Catholic commu- nity, an indifference to the good opi- nion of others, of which they have never been guilty, when and where- soever they had the means of dispell- ing ignorance, or rebutting s...
PROSPECTUS. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 2 August 1839
PROSPECTUS. &nbsp; &nbsp; "------ Be just and fear not: &nbsp; Let all the ends, thou aim'st at, be thy country's, Thy God's, and truth's. -------" SHAKESPEARE. IT has long been a matter of deep regret among a great and respec- &nbsp; table portion of the inhabitants of this &nbsp; Colony, that, notwithstanding the great number of Newspapers published in Sydney, by far the greater part are strongly fettered by party influence, while not one has appeared, expressive of the wishes, or devoted to the inte- rests of the Catholic Population. Placed, by the laws, on a perfect equality with other denominations of Christians, forming a third of the en- tire population, and inferior to none in the exercise of all the duties of good citizens, we are treated by a certain party as if we were a degraded caste — a cipher in the population; and we al- most seem, as if we still groaned under the rigour of the penal laws. The Pulpit and the Press appear to vie...
Commercial Information. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 2 August 1839
Commercial Information. Our harbour scarcely ever contained so great a number of large ships as at present, and strangers just arrived can scarcely believe themselves out of Europe. The Cove is more like one of the ports on the coast of England, than that of a Colony 16,000 miles from the parent state. We shall endeavour hereafter to afford a statement as to the situation and des- tination of the several ships and vessels in the harbour, as well as any other information on the subject which may be interesting to our commercial readers. The Heber arrived from Liverpool, via the Cape of Good Hope, late on Friday night, has added to our population 180 bounty emigrants and 22 passengers. The principal part of the emigrants consist of farming men and labourers, all of whom have arrived in a healthy state. There were 5 infants died and 8 births during the passage. The barque Exporter, Captain Amwyll, arrived on Tuesday last, from Timor, by way of South Australia. She left Timor on the 9th...
The Sydney Markets. August 2. 1839. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 2 August 1839
The Sydney Markets. August 2. 1839. Beef and mutton--has again slightly fallen in price; good of each kind may now be purchased at 6d per lb. by the joint. Rice.-The late wholesale purchasers in rice are in a great state of excitement; for instead of their realizing from 25 to 30 per cent. upon their purchases, they may look forward to a loss at the above rate. The cargo of this article that was sold last week fetched from 4d to 5d. per lb.; but the quantity sold on Tuesday only realized from from 1½d to 3¼d per lb. Flour.--This article has taken another rise; the prices now are for-- First quality. 80s. per 100 lbs, Second ditto, 75s. ditto Ration ditto, 70s. ditto &nbsp; &nbsp; At all the Mills. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 2 August 1839
The lest !,flee, 4At Three-pence per Pound ! HE very best RICE can now be obtained at the Grocery and Pro vi-ion Warehouse of the undersigned, 35 and 37, York-street, at 3Jd per lb. by the bag, or 3d by the quantity. Derwent Potatoos, 20s. per cwt. Ditto, 3d per lb. Fresh Colonial Butter, 2s. per lb. Best Irish Butter, is. 8d. per lb. Ditto by the firkin, at is. 4d. With every article in the Grocery and Provision Trade. cheaper than at e any House in Sidney. HENRY PECKHAM. Rice Three-pence per lb. THE best RICE can now be ob . tainee at the Stores of the under e signed, No. 35, York-street, at 3jd per lb., or 3d only by the Quantity. HENRY PECKHAM. Postponement of Sale. r TN Consequence of the bad state of t the Weather, the Sale of Chrock ° ery-ware, &c. &c., at Mr. Talbot's, in George-street, is postponed until Mon day next, the 5th instant. SAMUEL SOLOMON. Flour. INE Flour, made from Derwent j ?Wheat, at £5 per Ton" under the Mill Prices, for Sale at R. D. &am...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 2 August 1839
Marriages, Births and Deaths. Marriages.—On Saturday, the 27th inst. by Special License at St. James's Church, by the Rev. G. N. Wood, Mr. Pettit to Miss Adnett, both recently from England. At St. James's Church, by Special License, by the Rev. G. N. Wood, W. B. Parker, Esq., of the Town Surveyor's Department, to Miss Ann Redsall, eldest daughter of Thomas Parker, Esq., of Deal, in the County of Kent, England. BIRTHS. —At Breakwater Place, Newcastle, on the 22nd instant, the wife of Mr. James Lawson, of son. DEATH.—Mr. Thomas Higgens, formerly proprietor of the O'Connell Inn, Sydney, was killed by a fall from his horse on the 25th ult, at the Lachlan River. Mr. Higgens was well known and much respected by a numerous circle of acquaintances in Sydney, and his sudden death is much lamented by his friends, and family.
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 6 August 1839
Marriages, Births and Deaths. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; BIRTHS.—On the 2nd of August, at her &nbsp; residence, corner of Pitt and King-street, Mrs. &nbsp; Ellis, of a son. July 31, at her residence, &nbsp; &nbsp; Pitt-street, south, Mrs. Robert Ormiston, of a &nbsp; daughter, still-born. On the 21st ultimo, at &nbsp; Petwynne Valley, Invermein, the lady of F. G. S. Street, Esq., surgeon, of a son. MARRIAGE.—By Special License, by the &nbsp; Rev. John Tait, Mr. C. T. Smith, to Mrs. Jackson. DEATH.—At the residence of the Rev. J. E. Keane, M.A., Pitt Town, on 2nd inst, John, the infant son of R. Keyes, Esq. of Bathurst.
Rice and Wheat [?]ad. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 6 August 1839
We copy from the Sydney Gazette the following economical method of making bread by the introduction of a portion Rice. As that, article is now plentiful and cheap many families may be induced to adopt the &nbsp; mode pointed out: - Simmer 1ib. rice in two quarts of water till it becomes perfectly soft, when it is of a proper warm mix it extreme- ly well with 4lb. flour and yeast and salt as for other bread: of yeast four large spoon- fuls. Knead it well, then set it so the be- fore the fire- some of the flour should be re- served to make up the loaves. If the rice should require more water it must be added, as some rice swells more than others. From &nbsp; &nbsp; this, 8½lbs. of good bread will be produced. LORD BYRON'S OPINION of CATHOLICISM. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; - In Moore's L**e of Lord Byron, the follow- ing passage ovvurs in a letter from the Noble Bard, to his friend Mr. Hoppner, respecting &...