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DISALLOWANCE OF THE VAGRANT ACT. [Newspaper Article] — Freeman's Journal — 23 January 1851
DISALLOWANCE OF THE VAGRANT ACT. The advice officially given to her Majesty . by her chief , Colonial Minister, to withhold her approval from the 'New South Wales Vagrant Act' was very impolitic at the present critical epoch in colonial history. It betrays on the part of that high functionary, KOt only perverseness of temper, but great error of judgment, and a total want of fore sight. The disallowance by Earl Grey, in the name of the Sovereign, of such a local enactment, affords a flagrant proof of the gross defects existing in the relationship between the Colonial Legislature and the Supreme Colonial Department, exercising ts influence both i» the Councils of the Monarch, and in the Imperial Parliament. It would especially at the present juncture have been wise scrupulously to avoid such v interference. So indiscreet a display of its power from the Downing-street office not only creates reasonable dissatisfaction and gives unmerited offence to the virtuous and honourable portion o...
TO OUR AGENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Freeman's Journal — 23 January 1851
1 . TO OUR AGENTS. . In order to prevent any errors occurring in keeping the accounts of Sub scribers, we beg to request our Agents, when remitting any money, to state the names of the parties to whose credit it is to be placed, and to remind the Subscribers of the 'Terms'* of publication--payment in ad' vance, as far as practicable— for short ac counts cannot fail to form a pasting friend ship between us and our Subscribers, and all connected with the 'Freeman's Jotirnal.'
DR. NEWMAN TO HIS ANGLICAN FRIENDS. [Newspaper Article] — Freeman's Journal — 23 January 1851
DR. NEWMAN TO HIS ANGLICAN FRIENDS. ° There is but one set of persons, indeed, who inspire the Catholic with especial anxiety, as much so as the open sinner, who is not peculiar to any communion, Ca tholic or schismatic, and who does not come into the present question. There is one set of persons in whom every Catholic must feel intense interest, about whom he must feel the gravest apprehension, viz., those who have some rays of light vouchsafed to them as to their heresy, and as to their schism, and who seem to be closing their eyes upon it ; or those who have actually gained a clear view of the nothingness of their own communion, and the reality and divinity of the Catholic Church, yet delay to act upon their knowledge. You, my dear brethren, are in a very different state from those around you. You are called by the inscru table grace of God to a great benefit, which to refuse is to be lost. ? You can not be as others ) they pursue their own way, they walk over this wide earth, an...
Shipping Intelligence. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Freeman's Journal — 23 January 1851
staging ftntellinence* ARRIVAL'S. January 17. — Brutus, U.S. ship, 470 tons, Cap tain Mitchell, from Newcastle. January 18. — Tamar, steamer, 130 tons, Captain Paine, from Moreton Bay the 15th inst. January 18. — Edward, schooner, 87 tons, Captain Truscott, from the South Sea Fisheries. January 18. — Miranda, schooner, 127 tons, Cap tain Bentley, from Port Albert the 15th inst. .January 18. — Australia, Hamburg ship, 650 tons, Captain Meyer, from Adelaide the 9th inst. .January 18. — Lillias, schooner, 89 tons, Captain Rae, from Port Albert the 14th inst. 'January 19. — General Palmer, barque, 571. tons, Captain Williamson, from Wellington the 31st December. / ? January 19. — Rebecca Jane, brig, -215 tons, Cap Le 'Messurier, from Adelaide the 10th inst. . ? January 19. — George, U.S. whaling ship, 280 tons, Captain Clarke, from the South Sea Fishery. January 19. — Moa,brig, 237 tons, Captain Norris, from, Auckland the 3rd, and Kaw.au the 5th inst. , ?January 20. — Six Brothers, brig...
CATHOLIC DIRECTORY FOR JANUARY, 1851. [Newspaper Article] — Freeman's Journal — 23 January 1851
CATHOLIC DIRECTORY FOR JANUARY, 1851. 93 T S. Raymond of Pennafort, conf. sd., 0. S. B., Feast of desponsation. of B. ' V. M., d.m. . -24 E s« Timothy,, bp. and rra., sd. 25 Sat Conversion of S. Paul, d.m. 26 S 3rd Sunday after Epiphany, sd. ? 27 M S. John Chrysostom, bp. and doc. d. 98 T S. Polycarp, bp. and m., from 26th sd. 0. S. B., S. Paul First Hermit. 29 W S. Francis of Sales, sd. '30 T S. Martina, v. and m., sd. 31 F S. Peter Nolascus, conf. d. THURSDAY, JANUARY 23, 1851. '' In Necessariis Unitas, in Duhiis Libertas, in Omnibus Charitas.'
A CATHOLIC CHORAL SOCIETY. (To the Editors of the Freeman's Journal.) [Newspaper Article] — Freeman's Journal — 23 January 1851
A CATHOLIC CHORAL SOCIETY. (To the Editors of the Freeman's Journal. ) Gentlemen, — Until lately Australia had little to boast of respecting her progress in literature, science, or the fine arts. Her inhabitants were de Yoted to the accumulation of wealth, and Mammon was the goddess they unceasingly worshipped. But a brighter day has dawned upon them. A rapid progress has lately been made in the cultivation of those arts and sciences which tend to refine and ele vate mankind. The taste for music in particular has rapidly in creased among all classes of society within the last few years. My present communication is with the V7PTV r\f mvinrr u fi i vf i-i c*v lmnnlco +n i'\ia ctnA-tr r\£ that science,' and of bringing before your Catholic readers the advantage, if not the necessity, of* es tablishing a society for the cultivation of choral music. # , ,. I was much gratified a few evenings ago with the performance of a congregational society, con-' ducted under ITullah's system. Consid...
TO CORRESPONDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Freeman's Journal — 23 January 1851
TO CORRESPONDENTS. AH lettera and communications to the Editors and the Publisher must be prepaid. It is necessary that the writers of all communica tions should furnish the Editors with their real names and address. Although this information is not required for publication, it is requisite aa a guarantee of their being genuine. ?
COASTERS OUTWARD'S. [Newspaper Article] — Freeman's Journal — 23 January 1851
COASTERS OUTWARD'S. January .17.— :Sylph, 23, Lacey ; Currency Lad, ?- 21, Spiers, both for Brisbane Water ; Henry, 15, Bridson, for Shoalhaven ; William the; Fourth, steamer, 54, Sullivan, for Wollongong; Edward 29, Hutton ; Emma, 22, Martin ; Anna Maria, 49: - Bonny; Jenny Lind, 33, Farnsworth, all for. -New-:, ; castle. .-,..-; ??, . ? ..- ? . .; . .-.'??? -.:.?...? ??.': ''' ; January 18.— Hawkesbury Las.Sj 14, Davis,, for: the Hawkesbury ; Wave, 17, Halcrow,;for Shoal-' haven ; Sister, 44, Hescott ; Australia, 41, Williams; .Mermaid, 22, Campbell, all for Newcastle. January 20. — Dove, 13, Vallack, for Shoalhaven ; ?Elizabeth, 36, Tyrrel, for Newcastle. January 21. — Currency Lad, 21, Spiers, for Brisbane Water ; Catherine, 16, Rowling; William, 21, Damon, both for Newcastle.
COASTERS INWARDS. [Newspaper Article] — Freeman's Journal — 23 January 1851
COASTERS INWARDS. January 16. — Traveller's Bride, 32, Lindguest ; Albatross, 32, Lambert, both from Newcastle ; Opossum, 18, Brown, from Brisbane Water. January 17. — Sister, 44, Hescott; Midas, 26, (Pearce ; Anna Maria, 49, Bonny, all from New castle ; AYilliam the Fourth, steamer, 54, Sullivan, from Wollongong ; Sylph, 23, Lacey ; ' Currency Lad, 21, Suiers, both from Brisbane Water. January 18. — Rainbow, 19, Pennington, from . Brisbane Water ; Hawk es bury Lass, 14, Davis, from the Hawkesbury ; Diligence, 30, Kerr, from Shoal haven; Catherine, 16j Rowling; ' Australia^ ' 41, Williams ; Mermaid, 22, Campbell, 'all from New castle. ? - ' ;' :'.' .*. ?;??'.' /';.;? . January 20. — Lapwing,. 20, Jackson, from Shoal haven ; Warlock, 43, Gibson; Elizabeth, 36, Tyrrel; . Paterson Packet, 41, Brown ; Caroline, 29, Priden ;v Esther, 54, Elliott, all from Newcastle.
IMPOUNDINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Freeman's Journal — 23 January 1851
I M POUNDINGS. Wiist Maitland.— On Jan. 6th and 9th, from Toccil : — Chebtnut entire colt, large white btripe down the face and oil' hind wither, has a feint ap pearance/rf a brand on near shoulder not legible, rising, three years old, damages 21. ; strawberry bull, not branded, about two 'years old — damages. 3d. Will be sold on the 6th Feb.— John Ledsam, ' Dapto.— On the 3rd Jm, from Mrs. Broun's Estate : — Light Ftrawberry bullock, brand on off rump illegible, wide horns— damages, 3d. If not released, will be sold on 30th 'January. — M. D. Hoiaa. 9s. 9d. Mi-doee. — On Jan. 10, from the'purchased land ,of Jemes Walker, Esq., of Lewie':— -Red bull, white spot on forehead, near- ear marked, branded JD off hip; roan coloured bull, brands illegible, 2 years old ? red strawberry bullock;' branded apparently jID off hip, six years old; red steer, white spot on forehead, both ears marked, branded AD off hip, 2 ' -years old— damages 6d. each. Will be sold on 3rd '..February. - James Tuxii...
WHOLESALE SYDNEY MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — Freeman's Journal — 23 January 1851
WHOLESALE.SY'DtfEK /MARKETS.; Poultry.— Fowls, from 2^ Od. to 3s. G-1. ; duck Sl 2j. 6il. to 0s. Od. ; geese, 4s. 6 \. to Os. ; turkeys, 7s. to 9s.; pic-eons, 8(1. ; wild ducks, 2s. 6d. to 0s. Od. per couple ; roasting pigs. 2s. 0 J. to 23. 3d, each. Daihv Produce.— 'FmmIv butter, 7uY to 8d. ; salt, 5d. ro 7'i.pe-rlb.; cheese, 4il. to 5£1. ; baoon, 0:i, to Qk). ; lard,2tl ; eggs, 9d. per dozen. Vegetables — Potatoes, 4s.6d.to 5s. 6il.percwt. ; cabbages. Is. Sd. to 3C6d. ; cauliflowers, 2s..' 6d to 3a. 6d. ; lettuces, 0j. ta6i. ; turnips, Os. Od. to Is. 6fl. par dozen ; parsley, 3i. per bunch ; celery, Is. 6d, ; leeks, 's. 3d. ; pirships. Is. 4d. to 0s. OS. ; carrots, la. 6d ; pumpkins, 3s. 6'd. to 0s. 0J. per (iosen , p-MS, 5 -? 6M. to 6s, 6d. per bushel ; beana, . 4m. 6-1. ; onions, 7s. to 10s. per cwfc. pRuir. -OiMiio;es,6'J. to Is. Od per dozen ; lemons, ' Liibon.r;3l. -to 4d. ; psaches, Is 6d. to 2?. 6-3. ppr l)i»ket; p*Mrs, 4d. to od. per dozen; apples, od. to tiil per dozen ; ...
HYDE PARK BILL. (To the Editors of the Freeman's Journal.) [Newspaper Article] — Freeman's Journal — 30 January 1851
HYDE PARK BILL. . . (To the Editors of the Freeman's Journal. ) ' Gentlemen, — Amongst the many ' literary curiosities ' presented to the public by the Corporar. tion of- the city of Sydney, in the reports of its de liberations we are in the habit of receiving, none is more wondrously amusing than the debate on 3Jr. Councillor' Weekes' motion for closing Hyde Park. No man in New South Wales, who. lov.es to con template what may be called the contemptible side of human nature, the follies and the failings of his fellow men, is necessitated to expend his money in obtaining the productions of a Dickens, a Smith, or a Warren ; for here, at -a comparatively very shm;1 expense, we have characters, such' as. these obser vers of society never dreamt of; whose thoughts, like those of other great men, would fill volumes— whose actions (together with articles on ' science and superstition,' displaying equal ability) partly iill the columns of the Sydney Moruiiia Ilera'd. If ever this learned b...
ORIGINAL CORRESPONDENCE. THE MORETON BAY TRANSPORTATIONISTS. ( To the Editors of the Freeman's Journal.) [Newspaper Article] — Freeman's Journal — 30 January 1851
ORIGINAL COKRESPONDENOE. THE M0R15T0N BAY TRANSPORTATION ISTS. ( To the Editors of the Freeman's Journal. ) Gentlemen, — In all public measures affecting' the commonwealth of the British dominions, it has been always a recognised prerogative of the labour ing and mechanical class, that they should have a voice in the administration of state affairs. By due representation, and under judicious restrictions, an infringement of this prerogative has, in former | years, produced most terrible consequences, desolat. in' whole regions with the fearful evils of civil war — destroying the quietude of the domestic hearth— and creating antipathies, dissensions, and prejudices that ages could not conquer. In this territory where the principal portion of the labouring 'class spend their time mid the forest wilds, feelings of isolation and dependance take possession »of the mind, to which in the mcfther country they were entire strangers. ' In many cases the occupation of ife is one of continuous ...
Domestic Intelligence. DEPARTMENT OF INSOLVENT ESTATES. THURSDAY. Before W. H. K[?], Esq., Chief Commissioner of Insolvent Estates. [Newspaper Article] — Freeman's Journal — 30 January 1851
lEtomcgtic SntelUgence* DEPARTMENT OF INSOLVENT- ESTATES. THURSDAY. Before W. H. Kbrr, Esq., Chief Commissioner of Insolvent Estates. In the estate of John Rafter, a third meeting was held, and claims amounting to £20 17s. lid. wero proved. The insolvent made an offer of composition of 6s. 8d. in the pound, to be paid at three and six months' dates, with security for payment, which the meeting agreed to accept. In the . estate of John Gildon Hand, a second meeting- was held, claims were proved, amounting' in the whole to £151 .13s. '3d. In the estate of Richard Cullen and Mary Aim Ryan, certificate meetings were held. No opposi tion was oiTeral in either case, and the applications were granted. FRIDAY. Before S. F. Mi word,- Esq., acting Chief Cousmis missioner of, Insolvent Estates. In the estate of John Lord, a second meeting was held, at which claims amounting to £307 15s. 8d. were proved. The meeting stands adjourned until the 1 4 th proximo, when insolvent is to vile a suppleme...
ANTI-TRANSPORTATION. [Newspaper Article] — Freeman's Journal — 30 January 1851
ANTI-TRANSPORTATION. We beg to draw the attention of our readers to the following petition, to the Queens Most Excel lent Majesty, now in course of signature. To the Queen's Most Excellent Majesty. The humble petition of the Committee of the New South Wales Association for preventing the re vival of Transportation. Sheweth — That convict ships with prisoners have arrived in Van Diemen's Land since the first day of January, 1849, as follows :— Jan. 4. Pestonjee Bomangee, Dublin, 288 females. „ 20. Lord Auckland, Dublin, 199 females. ? „ 21. Eden, Portsmouth, 33 males. February 2. Blenheim, Dublin, 299 males. March 17. Royal Saxon, Calcutta, 7 males. April 12. Cadet, Plymouth, 150 females. July 23. Maria, Kingston, 156' females. August 26'. Hyderabad, Kingston, 297 males. September 2. Stately, Plymouth, 168 females. „ 29. Australasia, Dublin, 200 females. Nov. 4. Johannes Sarkes, Madras, 14 males. 1850. April 2. Eliza, London, (30 males. „ 2. St. Vincent, London, 205 females. „ 5. Nep...
(Translation.) [Newspaper Article] — Freeman's Journal — 30 January 1851
f Translation.} Most illustrious and Most Reverend Lord, Though the Bishops of Ireland appear to be about to hold a National Council with a view principally to determine, after deliberating in common, upon . uniform discipline to be observed throughout! le land in reference to the Colleges,, the Sacred Un gregation has yet wished that this should be esp cialTy commenced to them by your Grace a is also necessary that you should s.gmfy * that the exhortations contained m ''V^IW Letters are particularly directed to that object, i ? I anvconfident that they will happily eflec th. not departing in the least from the obedwn c m 1 they owe to -he Apostolic See and its resc ripto, by keeping it mainly in view how they may fflj effectually consult for the good of I eligjon and tt salvation of souls. Meanwhile, I have tho. gn should be signified through' your -xrace« Bishops, that it appears astonishing, *™^ answers already given on the Colleges, \ should not have hesitated to assert that u ?...
THE APPARITION OF LA SALETTE. [Newspaper Article] — Freeman's Journal — 30 January 1851
rruv. APPAEITTON OF LA S ALETTE. The following is a translation of a letter in the Ami de la Religion :?— My Dear Friend, — You encouraged me to visit the mountain of La Salette, and I have descended therefrom this very hour. I trust, therefore, you will not object to my giving you an account, in all simplicity, of the various observations I there made and the impressions I thence received : 'tis only Jii.it I should share them with you. I undertook this pilgrimage, I must confess, with no favourable anticipations. I wish by no means to detract from the merit of the different narra tives that have been published on this subject, and which I had carefully read ; but their tone, their enthusiasm, their vivacity, had rather inspired me with prejudices against what their writers sug gest. I have passed nearly three days, partly at Corps, partly at La Salette ; and my personal impressions were, I must again repeat, without any charm, almost without any emotion, and I am now on my way bac...
GODLESS COLLEGES. [Newspaper Article] — Freeman's Journal — 30 January 1851
GODLESS OOLLEttm No credit can be given to the authenticity of a paragraph in the Herald of Tuesday morning, purporting to give the names of some of the Irish Catholic Bishops who are said to have subscribed to a memorial to Rome against the condemnation of the Queen's Colleges. It is true that some of these Bishops were formerly disposed to give .the Colleges a trial,, on the supposition that the Government would adopt the suggestions and improvements proposed by the Bishops in the rules and discipline of these institu tions. But their lordships, seeing that their amendments' and suggestions were un heeded by the Government, and that in the words of the Holy Father himself there were serious and intrinsic dangers to the faith and morals of the Catholic youth in Che constitution of these Co'leges, a decree was passed at the National Synod unani mously condemning these insidious nurseries of irreligious and infidel education. The ' memorial' alluded to was to pray the Holy Father not...