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HAY AND CORN MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Reviewer — 14 March 1846
HAT.'AXD COBW MARKET. Hay, HO loads, from 7s. Od. to Os., average 8s. 3d. per cwt.. Straw, 22 loads, from 2s. Od. to 3s. 3d., average 2s. lO^d. per cwt. Wheat 30 loads, from 4s. Od. lo 4s. 8d. average 4s. 7d. per bushel. Fodder, 20 louds, from lOd. to ls. per dozen, wholesale. Bedding, 18 loads, from 3s. Od. to 4s. Od. per load. .
English Extracts, [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Reviewer — 14 March 1846
english Extracts, POST-OFFICE NOTICE.-Arrangements havinj been made for thu conveyance of letters directed to Bombay twice a mouth, instead of once, as ai present, mails for that Presidency will accordingly bc made up in Loudon twice a month and trans nutted for conveyance from Aden to Bombay by steam vessels, to bo provided by the Kust India Company. THE NEW DUTIES OS OPIUM.-A Memorial from tito merchants of Bombay, addressed to tho East India Company, has just reached this country, on the subject of certain new duties on opium. Amongst the signatures appended to it are the names of almost all tile principal firms of the Presidency. The purport of the document, which beard thc recent date of the 20th of August, is to remonstrate against tho grievance of a sudden rise in the amount of tho duty on opium ; and it prays the Court of Directors to instruct tile local Government to give timely " notice" of any changes lint may bu contemplated. The Worshipful thc Mayor of Colchester has Is...
Original Poetry! Country Commissions. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Reviewer — 14 March 1846
Original Poetry J - Country Commissions. Uenr cousin, you promised when nore, To ilo the commissions wc seut, I But the many that follow, I fear, Will make you your promise repent. . First, mamma is in want of a dress, A balmcrino, or something genteel, I The quantity, ten yards, but not less, And a bast but it must not be steel. - " One dozen of fine hose« anil a tete, Mind, the latter must be a jct black ; A silk neckerchief, pretty and neat, And two ditto, for Harry and Jack. The two bonnets, that are in the box, Arc sent to be clean'd and fresh Irtuira'cl^ I had liked to have forgotten thc socks, Six pair each, for dear Fanny and Tim. Papa wau ts a surtout made of twccJ, A felt hat, and herc is the measure, Some flax, hemp, and new lucern seed, These lust you eau get at your leisure. Five 'gallons of Murtell's best brandy, Quarter cask of wine, cull'il Marsala, : ' . A saddlo, to Ot.pobr old Sandy, V And a bonnet for your Isabella. ? James' blistering ointment two pots, Blue pil...
Sense and Nonsense. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Reviewer — 14 March 1846
Sense and Nonsense. At rt mooting of landowners and tenant farmers recently held at Stafford, for the purpose of peti tiouittg Parliament for protection to agriculture, tm following conversation took place bu tween a forme and Luid Iiigestre. He (Lord íngestre) agreed with the seconder o the resolution, thin if routs .were entirely abolished he did not think they would materially benefit tin tenant. A Farmer. Try it; my Lordi Viscount Ingestre. Perhaps you would wish thc landlords to be entirely without money; if sd, whal are we to do ? A Farmer. Sanio ns we do, roy Lord-make shift (loud laughter.) Of course thero was loud laughter. Ila ! ha ! Who ever heard so ridiculous a speech as this farmer's ? Tho idea of u nobleman making shift. The man will be the death of us. Ho Í ho ! We cannot help laughing at such tin absurd notion, even on paper. How would Mr. Hodges, or Joskins, or whatever the farmer's name is, have a,nobleman make shift? Perhaps he would wish him to alter his futilit...
Our Australian colonies. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Reviewer — 14 March 1846
Our Australian colonies. j To show that we are not quite forgotten in the Mother Country^.'the following com- munication to the1'" John Bull" of the 3rd instant will prove¡_:~ TO JOHK HULL. SIB,-Although i know, by experience, that you aro unwilling to publish anything which reflects on thc conduct of the Government, particularly that department of it which is so " cleverly" and "im- partially" conducted in Downing-street, by the Secretary for tho Colonies, and his " Alan Friday," yet, when the honour and welfare of the nation aro at slake, 1 hope you will not be backward iu ex pressing your disapprobation. 1 will not, therefore, reiterate the utter contempt with which the repre- sentations of the Legislature of New South Wules have been treated, oud their recommendation to lower thc upset price of Crowu lands, laughed to scorn ; but therö is an undercurrent working against all the Australian colonies, which deserves the greatest reprehension; for it appears to bc the de- terminatio...
Olla Podrida. A Parody. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Reviewer — 14 March 1846
Olia. Podrida. A Parody» DEDICATED, WITHOUT PERMISSION, TO D. MAIIO.VV, ESQ., J. P, OF DUNLOE, KILLARNEY, By Hiß Author of the Operetta of " Kute Kearney." Anil have you not heard of " The Blarney," DAS used when lie caine to Killarney ; And thc " Echoes" reply-" You know that's all my eye," From tho beautiful hills of Killarney. For his eye was so cunningly beaming, You could see upon what ho was drenming ; That his mind it was " bint," upou raising more " riut" . . .. On the beautiful bank of Killarney. There was ono who would not stand his " Carney," Nor his " flummery," used at Killarney; Ile knew hy his smile, full many a while' Lay hid iu despite of Iiis " blarney" - . ; Now the words were bewitchingly simple, ^ ' That flow'd from DAN MAMOÎÎEÏ'S pimple, For he praised Bobby Peel, and denounced "the Repeal ;" . " ' ' So long life to tlio Laird of Killarney. Tho Pope has thrown tho library of printed books in the Vaticau opcu to the public, and ordered the preparation of a' cata...
To Correspondents. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Reviewer — 14 March 1846
T« CorreA|MMe«ts. I B.-Bendigo fjug nt Deaf Burke in Februar» 1839, at Heather, in Leicestershire, «nil wan the battle, receiving a Belt from Jem Ward, but in conse qnenre of having injured his knee, the HIES Champion retired pro tem from the ring. Those particulars have already appeared in our publica- tion of ülst January last. PENDULUM.-Somè ably written articles lately ! appeared in a local rôu>mporary, relative to the " duties and responsibilities of a lawyer," and we have from time to time beèn amused at the smart «allies emanating from the AMERICAN Press, as to the no less comslex responsibilities of an Editor. Would lo God we were but called upon to smile at the proverbial absurdities of the one, or to admire the cogent criticisms of the other. Pendulum's paper shall have early attention. j
BATHURST. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Reviewer — 14 March 1846
BATHURST. HARLEQUIN- PARSON-.- We hnve hoard of a worthy divine in our town, who is possessed of a solitary peach-tree that hos this year borne fruit and who, on missing, or faucying he missed, som¿ half dozen peaches, jumped over his neighbour's fence and crossed his land, in order to gain readier access to the residence of a constable. All this display of agility and activity, and this act of tres- pass, committed in the reverend gentleman's zeal, was to report to tho constable the important fact that he, thc said reverend gentleman, lind been robbed of a pennyworth of peaches. Wc would warn this gentleman not agaiu to take such un- warrantable liberty, as the person on whose land he ou this occasion trespassed may not tamely submit to a repetition of these frisky jokes, so highly un- becoming the character of a clergyman. PROFESSING SAINTS.-We understand ilmt some of those gentlemen who keep shops in our town, and who would feel horror at being: seen to open their front doors on ...
BELL'S LIFE IN SYDNEY. SATURDAY, MARCH 14, 1846. Races to Come. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Reviewer — 14 March 1846
BELL'S LIFE IN SYDNEY. SATURDAY, MARCH U, 1848. Hace* to Come. Yass Haces.SUt March, April 1,2. Hawkesbury (Subscription) 1st, inri, ann 3rd April Campbellfield. 31, 22, & 23 April. ïlathurst.21, 22, & 23 April. Muswellbrook. 21,22, and 23 April ttomebusll(AutuinuMeeting 27, 28, and 20 May
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Reviewer — 14 March 1846
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Original Correspondence. The Editor deos not identify himself with the opinions expressed by his Correspondents, but merely gives insertion to such Communications as seem entitled to public consideration. Late Boat Accident. To the Editor of Bell's Life in Sydney. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Reviewer — 14 March 1846
Original Correspondence]. Tlie Editor (loos not identify himself with tuc I opinions expressed by his Correspondents, but merely gives insertion to such Communications as scum entitled to public consideration. ¡Lato Boat Accident. To the Editor of Bell's Life in Sydney. Sin,-A letter headed Into boat accident nud sig- ned " a constant render," having appeared in your newspaper of Saturday the 28lh of Februar), which appears to have been written for no other purpose but to incite the publie feeling against mc ; with reference thereto, I have to observe, that tile pnrty wlänrier he may bo has given you a vague and in- correct account of the affair, and in vindication of my character and justice to myself, I now to the best of my recollection beg to state, vizi-that at the time I was taken into Slr. Green's boat, my niiud was so occupied by tho melancholy fate of my cottipcUnon that nothing else engaged my attention, I had no knowledge of the parties in the boat until I! ascertained th...
Mr. Justice Willis. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Reviewer — 14 March 1846
Kr. Justice Willis. I SOME portion of the Port Phillip press is rejoicing in the small echo of the Captain of the Glenbervie, on his recent arrival at Melbourne, as to tho sayings and doings of Her Majesty's Privy Council, in favor of the above-named half jesting, half sneering JUDGE ? Captain Russell received the information just before leaving the Downs, on the 11th of November, and as he had no other God-send, he brought this Oral piece of intelligence, convinced that it would be interesting to the clique, who favored his ex-honor with their counten- ance. How our Port Phillip cotemporaries, could be hoaxed into such an absurdity, is to us a matter of astonishment. . Not- withstanding thc improvements made of late years in the rapid transmission of important decisions, more especially those, which ruling the destinies of Judges of the Land, are dependent on the resolves of the very highest courts of the realm, not one solitary typographical proof conies to add its weighty testimo...
The Victoria. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Reviewer — 14 March 1846
I Tl»« Victor»». I Business St this theatre ha» been pretty brisk lately, and the management is, we think improving in taste and judgment. This the public seem to appreciate, and the treasury, no doubt, shows a favorable aspect in consequence. The productions havo, since our last notice, been of a first-rate quality. We have had Faustus-an in- citing piece, and consequently well received, when got up and played in the creditable manner it has been at the Victoria. A new play entitled the " Mysterious Stran- ger," seemed to be favorably eneertained. We have also had Macbeth, Richard the Third, Rienzi, and A New Way to Pay Old debts ; in all of which the whole of the Company sustained their respective parts with great efficiency. We must not omit to speak of Nesbitt's Richard on Tuesday last, which we cousider deserving of our highest encomiums; in Sir Giles, we do not think he was " in the vein." On the whole, we feel bound to state that the great and judicious variety of entertain- ...
Hartley Races. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Reviewer — 14 March 1846
[ j ' Bartley Saces. j j THESE Races came off according to Adver I tisemeut.on Wednesday and Thursday the 4th and 5th days of March ; having a very good attendance and the weather being favorable, we were much pleased to see among the parlies some of our sporting |i gentry from Sydney, Penrith, Bathurst, &c. I The First Race was the " Hartley Town I Plate of Thirty Sovereigns, for all horses ; p weight for agc." There were four en I; trances. I! Mr. DeClom's, h. g. Benelong, Matthews 1 1 . - Gram's', cc Ajax. 2 2 ; - Perry's, g.g. Doctor Syntax. 3 4 jj - Morris", b. g. Bodkin ............. 4 3 R In the first heat Doctor Syntax went off fi at a-sweeping pace, and continued it for j; the first mile and a-half, wlten Ajax took > the lead, which he kept until within half a j; distance pf the winning post; it was at Íi this moment that Benelong who was not I thought anything of, came-up, and after a j desperate struggle took the heat by half I; a-neck. This was allowed by all ...
Goulburn Races, [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Reviewer — 14 March 1846
Goulburn Races, FOR the last few days our Town has as- sumed an aspect of unusual bustle and gaity, having been inundated by a mighty host of strangers, and on all sides the *. dreary wilderness" has given up its in- habitants who have come hither to see the Races. On Monday evening the entrances for the followjng day were made at Long's Caledonian Hotel, who, on this occasion, ïiad provided a sumptuous entertainment for his sporting friends; to all Guulbumites it is superfluous to add that Mr. Long's banquet was first-rate ; the liberality of "Alick," stands forward unrivalled, and is Hie means of procuring him the " golden opinions" of all. The morning of Tuesday arrived at length, and ominous dark clouds were apparent, suggesting thoughts of thick boots and a Macintosh. The sun howover obtained the mastery over the opaque clouds, and gleaemd forth through with great force and brilliancy. By twelve o'clock a vast concourse had collected on the the Course, and at 1 p.m. all prelimi...
Miscellaneous Extracts. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Reviewer — 14 March 1846
Miscellaneous Extracts. WALKING ON THE WATER.-From Han- over we hear of a practical discovery of a Icind so curious as to require some further .explanation before we can quite under- stand it ; and we are rather suspicious, inasmuch as we have, or fancy we have some recollection of a somewhat similar story making the round of the continental Împers several years ago. It is given, íowever, in this instance, with an imposing detail, and the guarantee of names-if there be no borrowing of these for the oc- casion. The report is, that two young men, one a Swede and the other a Norman, taking the hint from that sort of boot gear of fir planks called skies, by means of which, in those northern countries, the inhabitants pass through valleys and ra- vines filled with, snow without sinking have been exhibiting in that capital the ex- ploit of walking on the water by means of skies-made, however, for the latter pur- pose, with ¡ron plates, hollow within. Back- wards and forwards, much at thei...
Plgoon Shooting. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Reviewer — 14 March 1846
I Wlgtau ?hastiar. I WINDSOR.-A very splendid Silver Me- I dal, valued £5 will be shot for on tht* 17th instant, (St, Patrick's Day),-a Sweep stakes of Half-a Guinea each to be added j -this will make a very decent prize for the winner. We anticipate some of the best shooting ever witnessed in the district ; in short, we can expect nothing else, when we see such names as the Messrs. M'Quades, Darling, Guest, Marsden, and various ' other crack shots attached to the entrance list._ !
Song of the Railway Maniac. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Reviewer — 14 March 1846
. -~ SOBS of tba SaUw«r IHMUIUS. -> I This is my left hand-this my right s These aro wy eyes, my nose', roy mouth j I can discern the day from night: There lies the north, and there the sooth. Shake not the head, then-cry not " Hush !" Lay not the finger on thc lip ; Away!-unhand me !-let me rush In quest of .railway shares and scrip. Ha! ha! 'Tis you are mad, I say ': ') You talk to me of Three per Cents., Consols? pooh, nonsense ! What are they ? Yon prate of mortgages and rents . I tell yon there are no such things : -Nay, do not threaten chains and whip, They've flown away with paper wings, , And left us only shares and scrip ? What ! Mind ray business ? Fellow dear, You'll find yourself in Bedlam soon. Hark !-let me whisper in your ear ; Look !-there's my business-in the moon ! That's where all occupation's fled ; Gone, presto ! with hop, jump, and skip ; ÏIow, now, then, can I earn my bread, Except by railway shares and scrip. Get iu my debts? Lo ! how you rave i Who thinks...
Agents of this Journal. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Reviewer — 14 March 1846
- j&gents for tais Tournai. Mn. THOMAS DOWSE - - - Brisbane Town " S. H. RAPSEY ... . Maitland " :TutLY .- - ? - 1 - - ? - Newcastle " Huon T.moB - - - .'Parramatta " JAMES CULLEN - ... Windsor " 'JOBK TA'IT - - . - . Hartley ". GEO. A. LOWE - - - ??- Bathurst " TnoMAs WALSH - - - Yass " . M'ALisTEn - - - - . Broulee " B. WARD.' - - - - Muswellbrook ,j DOYLE - - - . -. - . Berrima " FREDERICK MITCHELL - Goulburn Í'Campbelltown, - Picton, and Liverpool. Printed'and published by the Proprietor, THOMAS BEVEL JOHNSON, of Bothurst-strect, at tho Printing Ofllco, 17, Colonnade, Bridge-street.