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Robert Colon Regatta. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 3 January 1840
hob art dotun 3tcputtsv . Foua.OAUO Guins.-Eiaa, W'SIIIJ r I :.·· fl orba,, W3uthe, 2, o4 es-Van D~ce'rs J hn '"i 8i at ;C'cbry, S. IIndsiy , : Q. SeaIr2'; a Duval, A. Girrult, 4 Loudon,( 0 l Watson, 5. FIrVEOfSOED NIALE floATS OF E\T A L~ý~)ý ' ;"` --What yoii Like, ii. Griffiths. SrCOnS' CLANS SAILINO BOATS -Matc4aera Lewis SnmiI,, I; Pdargarel, Eugar Lutlrcl, I. y IaATiN W'IUALE BOATS.--VIII iI cally. e FInaR CLASS SAILIS.NSBooA7s "-Maiola:e is Smith, I ; Arshl, Jusdge Musatagu ý lion. Ii.'lt, S. . ·o1 Blu W DINGItS, SCUI.LEI) WVITnflNKOAfl,*nr D iU " r ' '.I. 1- 4oIt, 1; lIlizord, Diduby a Young Do,: : go'CroaFIa, S. t' p :;:f'LIaRNIa: WATI l1P.=J*UaWrllaeNy Ins) ) PawI PryThomita Qiiarse, 2; Ellen1 l,ýi;i ,'1ºa Lurk , ,jm- :' ". 'ý `
The Blacks. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 3 January 1840
rC_35Iacho. What a singular race of beings I Shrewd and intelligent, yet not possessing even the first rudiments of civilization ; utterly ignorant of art and science, yet able to obtain a ready livelihood wl(ere a civilized being might be starved; knowing nothing ol anly metal, possessed of no mechanical tool, and yet able to fashion weapons of a most formidable description ; having neither house nor home; domesticating neither bird nor beast, for their imperfect taming of the wild dog can scarcely be considered an exception ; cultivating neither grain nor fruit; naked yet unwilling to bear the trammnetlsfchthtlng : looked duwn upon as the lowest in the scale of human beings, yet proudly boerir.g themnselvs, and consr temuing the drudgery of the man who de spises -them ; confiding, cheerful, kindly of disposition, yet treacherous, inflexible in revenge, and glorying in massacre; onjoy ing the most unrestrained state of liberty, yet in daily danger of deathl; living, in short, in a ...
Shipping Intelligence. ARRIVALS. None. DEPARTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 3 January 1840
tbippitug IEntelligetnce. AIRRIVALS. None. DEPARTUIiRES. Dec. 31.-For Valparaiso, the brig Ander, ~~~p loin Brucklebank, in ballast. Jan. 1.-For Newcastle, the barque Hero, dap. lain Ryan, in ballast. 2.-Fur Valparaiso, the barqueo Mata. VEBSELS ABOUT TO SAIL FOR DIFFRIERNT Po0t,1i Prince Regent, 380 tons, W. Evans master, II 31. Bagster agent, for London, loading at 1.. castle-will sail shortly. Royal Admiral, 414,Greaves'master, A. B. 98 agent, for London-5th instant. Trusty, -00 tons, Janieson master, Core & agents, for London-time not yet fixed. Argyle, 600, Gatenby master. Hughes & Flosui, agents, for London--lSths F.bruary anel. Lady ,lacnaughten, 558, Ewing master, R. 1,h: & Co. agents, for London-will be despat:i immediately. lltcdway, 450, Griffin master, Hughes & Hor agents, for London--O0th ilnstant. nussorah Mlerchant, 531, llonorief master, 1 , agent, for L,ndon--in all February. Honduras, 392, Weller master, Weller agent, tot Londoln-20t...
Mr. A. Polack's Property. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 3 January 1840
The landed property of the estate of Mr. A. Polack, was sold yesterday, at the Royal Hotel, by Mr. S. Lyons. The attendance of purchasers were numerous, ,end the prices realized were as under : 50 Acres land at Parramatta to H. Mace, Esq., 71 10s per acre.. £375 0 0 t.60 ditto at Cattai Creek, to It. Campbell, Jun. Esq., at 31 5s. 195 0 0 100 ditto Heddon, to J. J. Peacock, Esq. at 41................. 400 0 (1 -OO dilto at the Junction of the Goal bourne and -lnter's Rivers to It. C.'ayten, Esq., 31 15bs... 1575 0 0 100 ditto Cook's River, to J. It. Hatfield, lEsq., 41 12s Cd..... 462 10 0 100 ditto ditto, T. W. Smart, Esq., 51.................. .... 500 0 0 200 ditto ditto, P. Demestre, Esq., 51.................... ... 1000 0 0 100 ditto ditto, T. Jones, Esq., 51 bs. 525 0 0 90 ditto ditto, S. A. Bryant, Esq., 51........................ 450 0 0 200 ditto ditto, D. Egan, Esq., 51... 1000 0 0 An allotment of land at Burwood, containing 3r 4-p Dr. los. kig....................... 400 o...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 3 January 1840
For M£elbourne Direct. ,To sail positivbly on the 26th Instant. T1H E fast sailing now brig . . Clhridtina, Thomas .Birkingahaw, -iastcr. This'Vessel"+is undergoing imlprovements, " and will be fitted up expressly for the Trade of 'the above place. From her light draught of water. Passengers and Goods will be landed on the Wharf -,at Melbourtle, thereby saving the expense, &c. 'attending the discharging at Williamstown. For Freight or Passage, apply to ALL X.DUNCAN, " No. 57, Pitt.street,.nearly opposite the School of Arts. Jan. I, 1840. 719 "' The Young Queen," Foer the Green Hills 4' Paterson's River. HE above fast -sailing "fine T new cutter, 'haking'jesterday ar. ri from the Paterson, will be ready to "tike in cargo, for the above places, at Edrop's Wharf, and 'wil positively sail again on Shturday the 4th inst. For Freight and early application is necessary, Sapply to "THOMAS MB AGNER. 'Market-street,'Jan. 2, 1840. 7926 Sheri?'s Office,' "Sdney, 31st' December, 18839. N...
Fashions for September. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 3 January 1840
.Fai1jioit1 for CptCllttit . FrmtAteLoM iodt oiiqnrd, Paris Ladies' Magazine of F/ashions. All the toilettes of the nmilent are. of liglit.' delicate colours ; silk dreiises are numperois; the corsages vary ; the skirts are very: full itld loni, and the sleeves contoinue tlld?erat.? Whllite is very mluch worn, buttaiffetasglace, ior gandys tauaboured .in colours, foulards, and Iiuslins with pattern satince. are worn. Ctu nceans, boiillones, with 'either long or short sleeies, look very welell well with a dark silk dress. The'lichu ltosine is a new style of pa. lerine, comji!'sed of filet or Gros de Naples, black or colo?nred, withl frill of the same. 1lte large silk shawls continue fashionable, and are made In great variety. Shawls of black tulle a points d'eaprit; are also in fashion, lined with cilours. Malantelets are itade for young ladies, of spotted tulle, lined rith l'ila: or blu~c trinyt Sied with two frills of the sante, lhaving'a broad hem witll ribbon through, the culour ...
English Extracts. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 3 January 1840
EttgIist Eixttract0. MONEY MARnKET.--Thl etensive exchange operati'ns, that witllhil a short time have been ellsered into Iby one of our leading mereantile houses, have produced a considerable effect upon the rales of the foreign exchanges,' ad a marked inmproventent in them has been the colnseqlluence As yet, however, we lhave net heard of any re. importation of the bullion of which there lias eor. inted such a continuous drain, and until such an event occulr, tile sitlation of the Bank Dnirretors mnsllt continlle to be one of extremle embarrasnent. 'rThe circllaltion of Bank.notes accordiug to the last report, was £17,969.000; while the average anlount of bullion in Iland during the last three months was stared iat £3,265,tO00. Compared with the acturn of Hth of January last, whenl the cicu. lliuon was £1 ',201,000, and the amount of bullion ,59,330,000, we fild a defioiency or r6,073T,000ja bullion ; while tlhe circultlion ItqPonly been di. lminished 232,0001.; and this notwillth...
News and Kumours of the Day. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 3 January 1840
M:.Mr. Nichols; in addressing the court' on behalf of a prisoner, called their attention to the fact, that the Sydney constabulary &nbsp; were invariably supported in their charges by their brothers of the truncheon but seldom or never by any of the towns-people. &nbsp; &nbsp; Mr.Thomas Lord, of the Bank of New South Wales, was elected cashier of the Sydney Banking Company on Monday &nbsp; last. We understand, that it is the &nbsp; intention of Mr. Lord's friends to give &nbsp; him a dinner upon the occasion. A grand convivial meeting will take place on the lands of Mr. Fowler, on the Liverpool and Parramatta roads, on the 20th instant. The Australian Auction Company commenced business yesterday. &nbsp; &nbsp; Propositions are on foot for getting up an expedition to travel overland from Sydney to Adelaide, on to the head of Spencer's Gulf, and from thence to the Gulf of Carpentaria. The South Australians complain of the...
New Zealand. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 3 January 1840
Extract from a letter dated Matzha raha, (on the HIokianga River), New Zealand, 10th March, 1839: " I have but little in the way of news to impart, the last two months have been monotonously employed. Increasing my stock of cattleo has been my chief em ployment. 1 have made several visits to the British Consul on the other side of the islands, who has always kindly re ceived me, and from whom I have made a valublo addition to my stock. My principal object in vislitng him has boon to obtain his sanction and interest in pe titioning the Governor of the Colonies, as well as the Home Governmqnt, to grant us a representative here. We are now becoming very numerons, and it is high time that laws and protection should be aflorded us. We are daily expecting a vessel with four hundred ir,ish emigrants; which, together with the number we al ready have in the rivor, incroising the necessity of introducing something in the shape of government. I am very anxious to obtain information fromnEnglan...
Quarter Sessions. WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 1, 1840. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 3 January 1840
Quairter Sessions. WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 1, 1840. Before Mr. Thlerry and Colonel Sbadforth, the Chairman not having arrived.' Patrick Donovan was placed at the bar charged with assaullinga constable named Thomas Oven den in ile. execution of his duty. From the evi *.o-ohronlrht forward in the case it appears thtat the prosecutor, hanu niaxrt -int..u.ilaA-armnlues old woman named Radley, on the charge of drunk. enness, but who was in fact only labouring 'under the effects. of fatigue, which tyrannical :conduct had canued the interference of tihe prisoner and another man named Day, who was gone to somu other jart of the colony. No proof of the actual assanlt was given, eacept on the evidence of tile constablo himself, althouglh it wans very clearly shewn that tile conduct of tile prisoner had been liotons. llut a severe.assault on tile proseccntto' by the -nnauitay weas rCoved 'by several of the' witnesses.. "At the conclusion of tihe?case, a ditfi culty arose iith tihe Jiury. which prom...
Port Phillip. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 3 January 1840
SPort Phillip. We have received the Port Philip Ga zettce of tho'lLth Decembor; from which we make the fdllowing extracts : About four in tho'aftordoon of Tuesday, the shop and warehouse of Mr. BLANCH, the Gun-nuaker, bloiv up, from the igni tion of a large quantity of powder, causing the total destruction of the building itself, and involving in one horrible scene of death and anguish the unfortunate inmates of the house. Two passengers, lately ar rived by the Westminster, in passing M r. lianch's " Emporium," dropped in with. the usual design of customers, one hold ing a gun in his hand, imnprudently fired ol' a cp; the gun was loaded and dis charged itself into a quantity of powder lying loose in the shop. Above, was a large square box filled with thle same dostrucitivo material. For a few moments there was the deep sound of i distant storm, as the expanding air struggled iti the lower apartmnonts-another minuto and it burst through the upper story, and with ,, crash erinal to th...
The Chronicle. Sydney: FRIDAY, JANUARY 3, 1839. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 3 January 1840
!Sydney: FIUDAY, JANUA1RY 3, 1839., WITrI this Number wo begin the year .J840, and- the 'second voluime of the Australasian /Chronicle." We theroforo tender our readers a heartfelt wish, that tb y may onjpy a. happy year, and as many cheerful returns of the season, as they can enjoy, or as may: be conducive to their higher end. 'We are also called: upon to return thne ourtthanks for the seal with whibh they have cotioe-forvaird to our support, for the kindness with which they have borne with our defects, and for ihe~ warmth of approbation with whichl our humble advocacy of. tlhe cause of Freedom and Truth has in many grati fying instances been greeted, even by persons who on very important matters differ from us. In the outset, it is true, we met with much opposition, and now that direct opposition is deemed by our opponents, inadvisable, we have to con tend against a badly feigned fl'eotation of contempt, accompanied, in a few in stances, with a profession of exclusive. dealing whi...
China. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 3 January 1840
China. In September last, the British Com munity had been obliged to leave Macona, and were on board their ships at lHong Kong. Her M. S. Volago was the only man-of-war on the station.. Sonie obstruc tions offered on the part of the Manuarus 1in attempt to got provisions on board an English cuttor, the Louisa, had led to an alfair which terminated in some war junks being driven on shore. A Spanish brig had been burnt by the Chinese whilst lying in the Portuguese anchorage close to Macoa. H. M. Superintendent has boon negotiating for permission for the English toreturn to Macao, but with little grqund forrsupposing that his effrorts would be sucoessful, M EMOR'I L. To the Riglt lion. Lord Viscount Palmuerston. My LORD, 1st. We, the undersigned British merchants lately residing in Canton, several of' wvhomt had' the honour of ad dressing your L'ordship, o' thi '24th' May, on the sublject'of the outrageous proceed ings of the Chinese Government in March last, are once more compelled re...
THE Archbishop of Canterbury's RELIGIOUS BUDGET. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 3 January 1840
TiHE .A-rchbishop of Canterbury's .RELIGIOUS BUDGET. From the WVEEKLY DESPATCHI. The world is commonly avereso Tod nil the truths it sees and hears; Bi3t swallows nonsense and a lie With greadiuess and gluttony.--l1 uDinn s. ON the .eveoring on.which the Arch bishop of Canterbury brought forth his resolutions in one iouseoof Parliament, the Chancellor of the Exchequer opened his in the other. Each was a sufficient dose for the &trongest national stomach, but the two together were " too much for man to. put up with." The two motions wore .strictly fiscal. The Chancellor's object was to plunder us for the good of our bodies, that of the Archbishop for the salvation of our souls. The Epis copal debate is too rich to be passed over. Lot the country pay a little attention to the discussion in the House of Lords. The Archbishop of Canterbury says " The Governnment ought to have so much confidence in the Church as. to entrust it-with the mauuagoment of the education of "its own chi...
Bounty System. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 3 January 1840
Bounty System. MR. MARSHALL AND IMMIGRATION. We have received a lengthy communication on the subject of abuses experienced in the ships bringing emigrants under Mr. Marshall's agency. The writer is a young man who came out in the Mary, which arrived on the 24th November, and who has furnished us with his name, but the letter contains so much libellous matter that we have not thought it advisable to give it in- sertion. Among the abuses complained of, the writer states that it is generally known that £5 is required to be paid by the mechanic wishing to emigrate on the bounty system, while Marshall receives £15 from the Government ; and, with regard to such emigrants, it runs in the printed rules and regulations of Mr. Marshall, "All immi- grants going out under colonial bounty are distinctly informed, and it is on express condition on their being admitted to a pass sage, that they must all, on arrival, go before the board appointed at Sydney or Port Phillip to inspect them, and that ...
Van Diemen's Land. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 3 January 1840
:,Van Diemen's Land. "PAPER IANUPWCTOrt.-.Thel e are several sr~-t a.o ,of manufacture, which-we could itish to see commeoce?. here, as for instance, that of bla kets, rugs, and coars: aanels.' We sea no reason why thalese articles should ast he made here, just as well as boots and shoes, and lanou. al advau- ? a Cage to both master and mechanic. We-sr4 also of opinion, .that a paper-making estsblihlisent mnay be catried on advantageously. The consump tion in the elder Colonies, and in the lately formed settlements, is lik* to be conslderable, while the rags that can be collected in lthe several lowes (together writh a vegetable very abundant here, and which we are informed will mix well with cot. tota rage) would produce a good article. We throw oeta tihe hillt to those who are acquainted willh the business, if there are any here, for we would tathler aay our nmouey for colonial ability andt industry, than send at to a distance of 10,000 miles.-Col?onial Times. - ,Tats Buoorr. -'Th...
Sydney Price Current. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 3 January 1840
Tea, hyson skin, per chest, £10. hyson, lb., 5e. sugar, Mauritils, fine, per tou, £2'. - £28,- ditto, brown, ditto, £26 to £30; blanil . per ton, £24 to £28 ; lonaf, per lb. 7id. to 8d. 1Ui, per bag. 18s. to 35s. Oil, sperm, per tun, £80 to , black, per tun, £18. Soap, per cwt., £2 1' £12a. Salt, per ton, ?6. Ale, .eunbar's, per de,~, 10s.; 1urtuuar-pr-trmrrolt--Xlbs. -Taylorts, 1' lld,, £6 10s.; Porter, Taylor's, per hhd, 10s. Spirits in bond, per jallon, Rum, Ga. to 7,. Birandy, 8s. to 9s. Gd. ; Gml, 3s 9d. Wines perl|, to Sherry, £30 to 60; Port, £30 to £70; C'It £13.; Chanmpagne, per doz,, £2 to £2 Ir0k Claret, per doz., £I to £1 15e. y',
Hardy's Shipping List. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 3 January 1840
List of vessels laid on for these I : nies, with their probable time of sat,:, as reported in Ulardy's Shipping I: of the 21st August, 111313: For Sydmmey dlrecl, will piaoner, lhea Na,. iMarashall, August 28, and the Woodbridge. ,,: su?, SeYtpltembr 15. Withll enignant, the Crescent, Goldie. . 1,,,.( 28. Vilth merchandise, the Meanwell, Duck, A, gust 26 The Britannia. Leith August 30. Thle Horta. Couomib-, and the Alfred, Plint, S.p' totmb,-r 8. TIe IVilmott, Miller, and tie Sophia, Jobi Septemnber 1. 'The Henry. Walmsley, September 4. The lencoolen, Stamp, the Lord Eldon, W..r-I sliad tile Union, Webster, September 10. The Ewretta, Gilmore, September 16. The Thomas Bold, Croughan, and the Acra Ryle (laid on by the Londona, Newcastle and Shtl,': Shipping Compainy). Si pleamber 25. William Mloney. -- October 1. Alexander, ltamsay, Oetubtr 7. Earl Grey. Talbert, October 21. For Port Phillip-thlle Thomas Lawrie, 1'iie; " September 3, and tihe John Bull, Ormond, Sep tember 29 For Port ...
YOUTH. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 3 January 1840
T1hou art a glorious, yet, afaryful thing I., .Tlhy worth unknown till.thou art vanishing'! For, when we once begin to count Jhe ~store .Of days still left, thy first fresh bloom?.is.u'er, WVhilsCevery hour the shrinking heart then feels l'he leaden hand of lime that o'er it steals: Atl seeki, willi eagerness, the faintest ray, That markis io yet pursue thy radiast ?yay. The carth is still the same-the sky-the sea; But, oh I they are not as they used to be ! -It was thine incense breath that made all bright, And shed around a dew of glittering light! GE'en, like.theo enamell'd insect of the skies, ,Vhate'er approach'd thee, bore off thy rich dyes; -Until, of all the glittering down bereft, Nought of thy colouring, 0 -Youth, is left I Too Tuate we feel.on shadows we h:ave thrown Freshness and truth, till quench'd is all our own, Too late we find, like spendthriftsfwe have givens To idler air this precious boon of heaven !
SELECT POETRY. JOY AND SORROW. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 3 January 1840
SELECT 1OETRiZ'. a JOY AND SOLnow. WVltile Time was speeding on the hours, Alas'! tou quickly flying, Joyloiter'd on a b'd of floweois, A bunch oftroses tying. "Joy heeded not 'T'ime's look of scorn, While on the flowers gazing, But started, when he felta thorn, And saw the roses fading. S tlo dropp'd them,-it was tiamb.to fly, For by his side stood Sorrowv; . With.visage long, and tearful eye, She sighing said,,";Good morrow." "' You 've dropp'd your rbses," Sorrow -cried; But Joy was out.of hearing: ,Then Sorrow took them up, and sigh'd, While Joy.his'eourso ~oas steering. And is it. thus that Sorrow weeps * O'er Joy's neglected flowers, ,And tIith her tears a record keeps .Of much-loved, vanuish'd hours ?