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THE MONITOR. MONDAY, AFTERNOON, MARCH 2, 1829. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor — 2 March 1829
THE IVIONlTOR. MONDAY AFTERNOON, MARCH 2, 1829. n- -- nl 1 -- -_ WEs Understand, that a Court of Eiquiry 'is about to be.held.in Sydney on [one of our De. puty Assistant Commissary G erals. The dir cumitances which has e. le ,to, this re criio . ??.bout five years ago,?`; young emigrant was ap-. ' p;lted by Mr. Wezjss as. an -Astant Stoure 'J;ee per in the Com, uariat Ipartnt of N $South ;Wales:;. and among other places of abode &nbsp; of the young man, was that famous abode for officers with "clean hands," namely, Port Mac &nbsp; quarie. &nbsp; AT the same settlement dwelt also at that time a banished man who was rich ; and who, by petition to Major Goulburn to be saved from penal personal labour, obtained his request on condi tion" of his saving the King the expense of feed ng and clothing him. Among some dozen of ac cusatiOns which our young officer brought against the Dep. Assist Commis. General in question, was &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp...
To this letter we make the following reply. Sydney Monitor Office, Feb. 23, 1829. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor — 2 March 1829
To' this letter wve make the following reply. Sydney Monitor Ofce,- , .Feb. 23, 1829. To A. M. Baxter Esquire, H. M. Attorney. General of N.'S. Wales, &c. &e. &c. I have had, the honour to receive your letter of this date; and while I 'thank you for this inti mation of your intentions, I beg leave to ,make some remaLks thereoni. I verily believe Sir, the prosecutions which you are abo6i to commence gainistrme, are con trary to your own judgement as a lawyer, to your .sentiments as a Citizen, and to your feelings *as.a liberal English gentleman. I attribute them entirely to the iropolittc influence and authority of others. You subscribe yourself His kt~jes sy,8 Attorney.General. Mr. Bannister the late Attorlney-General did the same; for in his: pamphlct he mnatkes use of this very expression ; Sbesides, I was the KingAs' Attorney-General. and not thei Gatiernors." But Sir I. contend, thmt if y-ou were virtually and substantively the .King's because you a.re ap...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor — 2 March 1829
li, on the ocks, at 11 o'Clok precisely. . EN half r p es Cape wine, a quantity of able, balls and cues complete; sofas I ;,. . Sa4&lt;-. IE BY ALCT1ON BY MR. S. LYONS nset edni sday the 4th of March, at the w _Jesidence of Mr. GEORGE DODER Y, qpp)o . ite thure ilitary opietel, near orbedt Phi lip, on the Rocks, at 11 o'Clock precisely. j- EN half pipes Cape wine, a quantity of rich glass ware, a half-sized billiard stable, balls and cues complete; 2 sofas, I ;set dining tables, 2 arm chairs, 1 bedstead S..and furniture complete, a feather bed, .&c., 1 looking glass, a carpet, a 2-barrelled or gan, a black filly, 3 years old, a side-saddle • and bridle complete, suitable for a lady; a strong 2-horse cart, a boat 25-ft.fkecl, with .6 ash oars, masts, and sails complete. Terms.--Prompt Payment in " sterling :money. StALSO, A COTTAGE, weathereboarded and brick-nogged; with 3 rooms, a veran dah front and back, 48 feet front?.ge,'with a gateway, and a yard attached to the...
DOMESTIC INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor — 2 March 1829
SDOMESTIC INTELLIGENCE. Some say, that the 'late Joseph Sndds of the 57th regiment, enlisted 'under the name, of Sudds, but that his real name. is Jones, and that lhis wife and family now reside at Bridport in Wiltshire. Mr. Brownu one night lately being alarmed, prose from his bed, and on going out, seized a va gabond of the name of Flynn, in the act of stealing his grapes. The fellow struggled to get away,. but .Mr. Brown secured him, and had him Safely lodged in the watch-house. (The following has been transmitted us by Mr. s~ett of Launceston.) " THE CORNWALL . PRESS, and COM M1?ILCAL ADVERTISER ;" a pro posed weekly Journal, to be published forthwith ~y Mr: Dowvett, at the (late) Post Office, Laon. eceston. . r PROSPECTUS. That the political interests of every British subject are manifold and important, is a truth it -would be madness to deny :-that an independent Journal to defend those interests must, when temperately written, deserve support, is equally unquestionable. " The...
SPIRIT LICENSES IN SYDNEY. TO THE EDITOR OF THE MONITOR. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor — 2 March 1829
SPIRIT LICENSES IN SYDNEY. To THE EDnioR OF THE omNITOR. SIR, The motives of our rulers have been made the subject of reflection, so far as the contracted system of giving areduced number of spirit licenses this year, in the. populous increasing town of Sydney. Various are the conjectures which have been called forth to account for the nmunber 68 in particular. One opinion is, that' 68 is the, age of RHis Excellency the Governor; but this we may venture to say is some half a dozen years beyond truth.' Another is, that 68 is some astrological number of solemn import; while others, with more appearance of reason, suppose this elect number is the identical nudiber of favourite men of whom His Excellency has a high opinion, and in whom he can confide. Some dry calculating searchers after causality, are of opinion, that the izitention of their worships, or o1 His -lExcellency, is merely to in crease the revenue by reducing the number of li censed houses, and thereby encouraging sly grog ...
REVIEW of the fourth number of THE SOUTH ASIAN REGISTER, (published in Sydney, by A. Hill.) [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor — 2 March 1829
' rdar of the fourth number of Tani So riT . sIA r, REGISTER, (published in Sydney,. A. Hall.) '. The fourth number of this work came to optr 'b"hand with satisfaction, because we consider Dr. Oldfield one of the best, if not the very best writer in New South, Wales. He is cer tainly the best literary essayist. How he would shine as a political writer, we cannot tell, for politics, whether local or foreign. he meddles , not with; and in so saying, we think we offer no inconsiderable proof of the Doctors' talents,.. because what is Colonial literature without poli ":tiaee The subjects treated of in this fourth inumber, are all interesting, and most agreeably diversifying in their character. We will say some- i-thing upon each in order. Article 1.--NEW HOLLAND. The last articles n:nitet this sweeping generic title, contained. a hisitor of Nei 'South Wiales, in' its physiCnl aiil'" moral qualities as a Colony. The first (if we recollect right) adverted to. the .A.ori.gines of the Count...
ERRORS OF JUSTICE MADE ABSOLUTE. TO THE EDITOR OF THE SYDNEY MONITOR. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor — 2 March 1829
ERRORS OF JUSTICE MADE ABSOLUTE &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; TO THE EDITOR OF THE SYDNEY MONITOR Some time since I read in one of the indepen dent Journals, a case rather anomalous, relative to the conviction of a bond servant of Mr. Daniel Cooper, for being caught without a pass. on his mas ters business. If I recollect the case rightly, Mr. Cooper had or dered the man to wait on him at an appointed place, to accompany him home, but being questioned by the ' police, and found without a pass, he was, notwith standing he stated the business he was upon, lodged, in the watch-house, and sentenced the next day by his worship Monsieur Rossi, to walk the tread-mill during a period of 3 or 5 days. All this was doubt. less according to our excellent Colonial law, but the case was soon altered by the appearance and testi. mnony of Mr. Cooper himself, who declared to Mon. sieur R., that the man was on his business, according to orders given by him and thus obeyed. But the fate...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor — 2 March 1829
O ur A-dvertising. Friends, are re I1 ? sted to do us the favour of send 1.,i, their Monday Advertisements ' Soo0 after 9 o'clock as possible; tier wise our publishing will be so. Sinh the evening as to give gene : diasstisfaction . , ;at letters addl;essed-to us, are lying in the - Port (' ce, but not being post-paid we cannot draw them. GOVERNMENT ORDER: ,,9,) otlonial Secretary's Ofice 27th February 1829. i- S EXCELLENCY the Governor has Ki been pleased to appoint Samuel North ?q. to be. Superintendant of Police at iWindsor, in the Rooi'n of Archibald Bell, tq who.has resined. . By His Excellency's Command, ADEXANDER IM'LEAY. IGVERNM?IENT NOTICE. Colonial Secretary's Ofice, Feb. 18, 1829. CONDITIONAL PARDON. ?I1ER1EAS it has been represented to ý the Governmenl t t l?at certain W HtEAT ,Ci?SCpHS belonging to Mr. John Jones, a ,Sttler at Bathnrst, were maliciously SET ONF[RB on the Night of Wednesday the StlInstant, by some Person or Persons on wn ,oti?c? is hereby given, that a i...
SYDNEY MARKET AVERAGE STERLING PRICES OF THE LAST MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor — 3 March 1829
SYDNEY MARKET AVERAGE STERLING PRICES OF TiB LA?: MARKET. s. d. d.+ " Wheat er bsh. 0 S 0 Ducks ..... Maizae,do..... O0 11 0 Fowls, per pair 0 6, Basley, do.... 0 4 6 Geese, do..... 0 d 0 Potatoes cwt.. 1 6 0 Turkies, do... 0 16 I Butter, per lb. 0 2 0 Hay, per ton.. 20 0 Eggs, per doz. 0 2 0 : traw, per load 3 "
Shipping Intelligence. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor — 3 March 1829
bfipp ing ntelligrntt. drrivah.-On Thursday, the Tigrss from olr'.'. gow, 7th Oct. 1828, and Hobart Town 20th Feb.l general cargo; same day the Lambton, from Fort Stephens. )epartures.--On Thursday the Lady Blacrweod,,' for London, sundries. On Friday the Perscan, fov': the Isle of France in ballast, also the sam day, the Hunter for New Zealand, sundries. Projected Departures.-The Governor Arthur san" Lord Liverpool, for Newcastle, this day, the Curw rencvy Lass and the Darling, for Port Dalrymple, and the Sophia for the Society and Sandwhich Islands,. on Wednesday ; the City of Edinboro' for New Ze- t land.
PARRAMATTA INQUESTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor — 3 March 1829
PAlitA4MAITrA INQ11Q TS. A prisoner .of.. the -Cjown of .the name of Bean, a, weelwright, about nine months ago ivas found deficient on the mustering of the convict mechanics in the King's timber-yard at Parrainatta Being experienced in the ways of the Colony, he either procured, another man's pass, or' forged a new one; and making the .best of his way to the Coal-river, hired himself to a respectable emigrant settler there. Being a very intu.trious and clever man, he earned not only his living, i'tt, through the wages of-his can ployer, he also earned a mare, which is still in the custody of his employer, tho' branded inl Bevan's name. Being attached to a vyoutng wo. man at Parramatta, he at length returned over land, audt ventured as near to 'Parrmamatta i as oug Dean's on the Western-road, near the Parra. matta turnpike. Two constahles of Parramatta, hearing of bushrangers in that neighbourhiood, went out there one afternoon about five weeks ago. On their' approach, Bevan, natura...
(Extracts from the Tasmanian Journal of Feb. 13th.) [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor — 3 March 1829
(Extracts from the Tasmanian Journal of Feb. 13th.) " WE heartily rejoice at the omisison of the British Government. to send out a Council, ,no. minated as no doubt such would be. We con sider it the worst of all possible substitutes for a representative Government. We consider the new act altogether unjust; and we hope and trust, the Colonists of both Colonies will assemble in a legal and constitutional manner, to petition the British Government (for :t nonsense to talk of petitioning parliament in the manner done last year) for the repeal of this most unsatisfac tory Statute. In the mean time, however, we heartily rejoice at the non.Arrival (if such is) of the Council warrant. The .4,stralian seems to forget there is such a thing as sending out blank warrants to be filled up here ? awd if so, of course they would be filled up, only as " Executve Councils" should direct. Now we repeat, that for our part we should much prefer the respon. sible government of one single individual, to...
The unconstitutional Census-Act of New South Wales, certified nevertheless as not being repugnant to, but consistent with, the laws of England. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor — 3 March 1829
T7e unconstitutionat Census-.dc of New Southt Wale., certiifed nevertheless as not being #epugnant to, lut consistent with, the laws of England. AMoNo the Gcore?.of persona who ref sed to evasi their private agricultural property to the "yea, not merely of Governor Darling, but of r?*ry Convict underling in the Country, who iiight choose to convey the information of peu. Ices' priv?te aflaird to their enemies and rivals, ,ulitical and commn.ercial, was Mlr. Mackauess Lur late worthy Sheriff; who wasdismissad from his ftice by General Darling; the letter having first ,stained pernrisusfn so to do, from the imbecile ,ord Golderich,and the Gilky Huskisson, as Cobbett a.itly deaignateo these two late Whig Ministers. or Mr. 4'aclkaness to be compelled by the in. .aisitorial Census-Act, to reveal all hi' private ?.airs, was just as destructive of his remaining rtunes, as it would be to other persons in these nmes, when sect ecy. ean alone sustaiq P man's r.4dit, and enable him to continue...
ERRORS OF JUSTICE MADE ABSOLUTE. TO THE EDITOR OF THE SYDNEY MONITOR, [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor — 3 March 1829
ERRORS OF JUSTICE .11fAt, iBsO. LUTE. To THE EDITOR OF TER SYDNEY MONITOn, Some time since I read in one of the indepef ' dent Journals; a case rather anomalous, relative to. the conviction of a bond servant of Mr. Daniel Cooper, for being caught without a pass on his mas. ters' business: If I recollect the case rightly, Mr. Cooper had or -, dered the manl to wait on him at an appointed place to accompany him home, bult being questionedlly the police, and found without a pass, he was, notwith slauding he stated the business he was upon,.lodged in the watch-house, and sentenced the next day by his worship Monsieur Rossi, to walk the tread-mil during a period of 3 or 5 days. All this was doubt;, ' less according to our excellent Colonial law,' but th case was soon altered by the appearance anh teatl.? mony of Mr. Cooper hiniself, who declared to Moe' sieur R., that the man was on his business, according to orders given by him and thus obeyed. But the fate of the bond-man w:as fixed bp...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor — 3 March 1829
T$hn ' seems to be an instinctive' pro pensity now.a-days, to deviate from the practice of the law and the constitu siou as the same take place in England. We allude to the disntissal of Justice **"* of W*g*aOP , from the situation of Superinteodant of Police, and yet of his continuance in the commission of the peace. Such a proceeding appears to the. public like saying, " Mr..**** your public conduct is suflliciently regular for you to be continued as an admimstrator of the laws, to which a salary is not attached, butit is not ufficiently ccrrect for you to be paid any thing. This however is not the language of the Constitu tion. That would be as follows." Mr. 0es, your uonduet has either been proper or improper. If proper, let there he a decision of the proper authority; if that authority say, that you have been gtilty of irregularities in your magisterial office, yot much not only go out of your paid place, tiut out of the Commission of the peace altoge lher." This we conceive is...
(Domestic.) [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor — 3 March 1829
(Domestic) On Saturday morning about four o'clock, a ea man belonging to the Jupiter, while in the act of loosing the mainsail, fell from the yard arm, and pitching upon one of t 7''7n etauncheons of the pump, severely injured hinib;1 in the abdomen ; he was immediately attended by Dr. Connelly, and two medical men from the ships in the harbour, whL. rendered the unfortunate man every possible a ssin - ance; he was afterwards conveyed to the Generea Hospital, but survived only a fei hours. It is said, that two ohips are Ea4ctecd 'hortly fron Batavia with wheat, also one from the Cape, where, from the latent accounts received, wheat w7a selling at 3s. per bushel, and barley at In. Gd. The Laý:n Captain Luc', may tibe crnza t;d bacb in about a month, to fill up for Englan~d. Captain DacrQ dose not return in the Surry, whice ship leavres this placo in the course of a week for New Zealand, to tape in a cargo of sparO and flax r'oo England. Messrs. Rfontefiero and tFortado, have on board...
TO THE EDITOR OF THE MONITOR. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor — 3 March 1829
To THE EDzTHon o0; TOBP MONITOn. Near She M¶Jcain-Guard 28th Feb6. I. A yyoours Ensign of the Garrison, a reported by - a senior oflicer lately, of being intonicated in pnssing the parade. This and come other little rmatLt r caused his Regimne to nsacmlije and intint~ to - the necessity of his leaving tClem. Nuot only ho-;rcv ,', it the senior of lcer himself given to the same inr . mity, but one night Inat tiec.I. in visiting hrs gOaT2' and turning it out, w7hich he did three Ceveretl Bimr"; he as himself in a state of into Nicatio . Sor. people it seeics can do nothing, whiile others csn any thing. Youros, &c. JS-rlT It.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor — 3 March 1829
SJrtdn?l;santed' for~l ~ te e.Church ar debs of°the: King'i ?? rchof St.: James, a SCettaid? pew,; at the alry rent of- Three rPoundis -ertantium:; an whereas, the Vene ra61 Ai;rcbdeacono tScott " did in July last, diposebý the :said 'Pr rietor 'and -Editor and his.Family of the 'sa d Pew. by force, to wt,~ . b His, Majesty's. Constables ; notwith standing that ihe law saggs; " the Defendant shall not be ousted of bhis possession till the title- be found or adjudged for the" King ;'" (Badon.: vol. 5. p. 567); and whereas the said Proprietor and Edit: r made certain com mn?its ; as he conceiver and still conceives, comments fair and rea3onable, as became a free Press, on the public conduct ofthe saicL Venerable Archdeacen Scott in general, and on' his conduct in regard io the said pew, in particular; and whereas,`'at the instance of the said Archdeacon, thle said Proprietor an'd. Editor was tried fdr a' libel on him thae said Archdeacon, filed ex-oflicio by the Attorney General; and ...
DIARY. MEMORANDUM FOR THE ENSUING WEEK. VARIATIONS OF THERMOMETER, &c. &c. TAKEN AT 7 IN THE MORNING, 12 AT NOON, AND 5 IN THE EVENING RESPECTIVELY. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor — 3 March 1829
DIARY. MEMORANDUM ?Oa THE ENSUING WEEIL. VARIA1IONS OF +PIENMOMEIER, &C. &C. TAIEN AT 7 IN THS MORNING, l0 AT NOON, AND 5 IN T'?P R,'P , INO RESPECTIVELY. .... . . I -- u.gn ar, A in. p. 6 morn.-20 In. p. 7 ; eo Shrove Tuesday. Sun rises, 41 min. p. 5, sets. 19 m. p. 6. 4 High Water, 41 m. p. 7 morn-8 at night. Ash Wednesday. - ,3 o fHigh Water, 15 m. p. 8 Morn. INew Moon, 41 m. p. 10 Morn. Sc l High Water, 30 qp* p.8 Morn.-45 m. p. 5 4._~. LHigh Water, sin. p. 9, Morn.--37 m. p 9 uI Nt. I I First Sunday in Lent. , Ia Hligh .Water, 10 in the Morn.--20 m. p. 10 N t. l a High Water, 35 m. p.10 Morn.-41 n. .p. 10 SATURDAY........ 721 4!731N. E. aiFr SCn.AYr ........ 7416i,75Do. Do. MONDAY ........ .72,3376 )o. Do. TUESDAY ........ ../ 3"173,1)o. [Do. WEDNESDAY ...... 7: 86.74 Do. IDo. TnURSDAY' ......69 84'72 Do. Cloudy. FRIDAY .......... 69 83 79,)0. Do.