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Cricket Match. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 3 January 1840
Cricket Match. (From the Australian.) The return match between the Victoria and Australian clubs came off on the Race Course yesterday. Betting was in favour of the Aus- tralians, in consequence of their having easily won &nbsp; the match played on the 23rd October last ; but there being a number of new players among the Victoria gentlemen, it did not rise higher than from four to five. Tents for the accommodation of the players were created, over which waved the flags of the respective clubs. The match &nbsp; seemed to excite considerable interest, and drew together a large assemblage of well-dressed persons of both sexes, to witness the result. The Australian club went in first, and made the following score : - Clarkson, b. by Young --- 5 runs Rowley, b. by McVitie --- 3 Lilias, c. by Still --- 2 &nbsp; Long, b. by Young --- 9 &nbsp; Martin, b. by Young --- 7 &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; D...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 3 January 1840
8b4als bay Auctioua. PU 1 ' T. On Account of th3p' Underivr'iters. TO ~E SOI, I) IY AUCTION, uD AIr. ,+., A~"ttet, llt his Temporar!y ronols(f Georpe-street, on I,'IIDA Y, January 3rd, ,181-Ui at '&lei'et' o'Clock precisely, A WELL- IKNOWN. PUNT, EupPNa lu of cqrring 'Thirty 'Tuon, sunk loff )Duke 'stid Co.', Wharf, andbhad ou board at th'o timie 30 'bings, edchll'uliuiiiadg '2 ct. Liverpool Salt. Termns-c:-ns, 707 S'ale of first-rate: llorses, ;lTares, and Fillies, the noted edbreed of V. Lawsuont, Esij. i Zr. S. Lyons Will Si;ll by Auction,,on T'I:IRSDAY, 9il, Jlnuuar , 1840, t; the C,tal q llarket, at the end of Oiige'-street,, at Elevei, o'clock preuiselvy, IX'I'Y superior Horses, Moares, Saund Fillies; sir "r by the tfollowing nIoted Ptsues-'hlert'm, lBail, \Vlhiker,- Giutis, Provideice; Comet, ald llre!tr; varying in ages Iroan three to six years. The blares are sttitrted to those well-known Iluorse, Emiigran:,samlpusn, Barun, and Velo. cipl? de. fhe above are as well ...
LOCAL. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 3 January 1840
The ceremony of laying the foundation stone of a new Protestant Church took &nbsp; place on Wednesday last. The piece of ground which has been granted to St. Lawrence's parish by government for this &nbsp; purpose lies at the corner of' George and Pitt Streets. At 11 o'clock, morning ser vioe was celebrated at Mr. Hughes's Brewery; immediately after the comple tion of which, Bishop Broughton departed in his carriage with his family and the few respectable parties who were present. This seemed to give much disappoint ment as a programme of a grand procession, containing the names of the " clergy," " the High Sheriff,"' " the Peace Officers," "the Right Reverend Father &nbsp; in God William Grant Lord Bishop of the Diocese, &c. &c." had been publish ed. (The scrupulous "Gazette" has en &nbsp; deavoured to palm the printed bill upon its readers the veritable "order of &nbsp; &nbsp; the procession."] The rest of the con gre...
Country News. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 3 January 1840
M'DONALD RIVER.--The Church of &nbsp; S. Joseph, neat Mount Joseph, on the Macdonald River, was commenced on the 22d ult. ; the Bishop having blessed the &nbsp; foundation stone on that day, in the pre- sence of a large assemblage of Catholics and Protestants. We are promised the &nbsp; particulars for our next. MAITLAND, DEC. 30--A public meet- &nbsp; &nbsp; ing of the inhabitants of Maitland was convened this day at the Court-house, East Maitland,for the purpose of peti- tioning his Excellency for a market in the town of West Maitland. The meeting &nbsp; was principally of the inhabitants &nbsp; of West Maitland, and passed a series of resolutions, with scarcely any opposition from the easternites, in favour &nbsp; of the western side. As the last resolu- &nbsp; tion was composed to the effect that all the resolutions, with the opinion of the chairman (Mr. Grant), be published once in each journial I doubt not...
Impoundings. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 3 January 1840
Impoundings. Impounded at Bankstown Pound, on the 16th of December. 1839-One light brown bullock, near ear marked, white belly, little white on flank and ribs off side, near hind leg white to knee, branded on neck near side apparently O-O, off side 11. One brindle poley bullock, near ear marked, white belly, part of tail and hind legs white to knee, branded near hip B or 8, off hip indescribable. One red-sided bullock, while face, back, belly, and part of tail and legs white, branded near hip H or N, off hip indescribable. If not released before Monday,2oth January, 1840, the same will be sold to defray expences agreeably to Act of &nbsp; Council. THOMAS HAGERTY, Poundkeeper. Impounded at tParlick's Palian, on the 12'h, 15th, and 17th December, 11131)-One black heilir. little white on tark and belly, branded o, ne.a rump W.I. One white and red 3earling bull, brandedril off rump SW. One yellow working bullock, left Iorn broken and tllourmed, branded omn ,ff ramp TC, thigh UW,...
China. To the Editor of the Australasian Chronicle. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 3 January 1840
China. To the Editor of the Australasian Chronicle. -Sir-Various strange reports are afloat with re spect to China. The Sydney speculators think to gull the public through the medium of the press. Do not lend yourself to any thing of the kind. Various parties who have had opportunities of knowing the truth of the matter, state that the trade with China is again open, and that several cargoes of tea may be daily expected. The price of tea must be kept down-the truth should be made known-the public ought not to be humbugged. Tea has risen to £10 and £11 per chest; a week or two, and it will fall to its ordinary price.-I am, Sir, &c., NO SPECULATOR. &nbsp;
To Correspondents. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 3 January 1840
To Correspondents. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; "B" in our next. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; As this Journal is widely circulated in England, Ireland, and Scotland, and is sent regu- larly to several Members of Parliament, it is an eligible medium for the discussion of such Colonial questions, as it is desirable should be well under stood at home. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; * * All communications to be addressed to the Editor, at the Chronicle Office, 67, Pitt-street, Sydney. &nbsp;
Original Correspondence. To the Editor of the Australasian Chronicle. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 3 January 1840
To the Editor of the Australasian Chronicle &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Sir-. The puny tories your profession, viz; the Herald and Colonist, have of late been ranting away against Sir George Gipps, the Whig Govern ment, and its lavish expenditure, more than did Drs. Wardell and Bland, W. C . Wentworth, Esq, Sir John Jamison, and the late Sheriff Mackiness, in the days of Governor Darling, against the gross corruptions in those days, 'yet they were snarled at by those " Original Shopkeepers," who call them selves Editors, who now dictate to Legislatures, talk largely about public meetings being called, and the voice of the Colony heard. Poor old women, called, the Rowell's Club, headed by James Macar- thur,Esq, just returned amongst them from his parliamentary pursuits and agency- a man too, who knew well that every step he took was opposed to the petitions of the free inhabitants, signed by tens of thousands, addressed to Kings George IV, and Wil- liam IV, and the B...
OFFICIAL PUBLIC NOTICE. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 3 January 1840
OFFICIAL PUBLIC NOTICE. The safety of certain of Her Britannic Majesty's subjects supposed to have been out off by the officers of the Chinese Go vernment having been ascertained, and negociations being opened upon the basis of the withdrawal of the proclamations against the lives and liberty of Her said Majesty's subjects: It is hereby declared that till further notice be given (founded upon the result of such nogociations) the blockade notified by me on the 11th instant will not be established, and vessels continuing to enter will be permitted to pass out unob- structed. Given under my hand on board Her Majesty's ship Volage, at anchor in Hongkong Bay, off the Port of Canton, this sixteenth day of Sep tember, 1830. (Signed) H. SMITH. Captain of Her. Britannic Majesty's ship Volage. L. S. Certified True Copy. EDWARD ELMSLIE, &nbsp; Secretary and Treasurer to the Superintendents of the Trade of British Subjects in China.
Mauritius. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 3 January 1840
Mauritius. In a late number, we gave an account of an affray which had taken place in this port, between the Commander of a French Frigate and a Captain Driver, respecting a supposed insult to the British flag. Various versions of this affair having since appeared in the columns of our contem poraries, and the conduct of Captain &nbsp; Driver having received a tribute which we do not think it deserved, and more particularly as its imitation by others might lend to fearful consequences, we are induced to give the following article from the Cerneon, a Mauritius paper of the 22d September last: " Now that the episode of the Greenlaw has been brought to a definite conclusion, it may be useful, to communicate to our readers some of the serious reflections which have been suggested to us by that &nbsp; deplorable affair. Opposed as we are from principle to that petty spirit of nationality which, happily, is now nearly extinct among us, we were the more in duced to censure ...
Police Office. Before Mr. Windeyer and Capt. I[?]s. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 3 January 1840
Before Mr. Windeyer and Capt. Innes. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; James Simeon was brought up, charged with having stabbed Abraham Levy, of George-street. Levy, being sworn, deposed-The prisoner at the bar came to my door on Saturday, 20th December. I told him he ought to be ashamed of himself, for treating in the way he had a girl he had lately seduced from the Emi grant Barracks. He immediately said he would stick me, and called me a black- guard. I struck at him. I am not certain whether the blow took effect or not. He then stabbed me with a knife in the arm. It was aimed at my body. I knocked him down; the knife was taken from him by a bystander, after which, the crowd in terfered. He went out into the street, came back, and struck me with a bottle on the head, as I was going into my shop. Daniel Curry was called, and corrobo- rated the principal points of this evi- dence. &nbsp; &nbsp; Gabriel Bennett was called, and af- firmed tha...
Miscellanea. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 3 January 1840
Miscellanea. &nbsp; JAMES WATTS BOYHOOD.-A friend of Mr. Watt one day came upon young James, stretched upon the ground, tracing with chalk all sorts of cross lines. " Why do you suffer this child thus to trifle away his time?" exclaimed the visitor; " send him to school." " You will do well to suspend your judgment," said the father,' before condemning him ; be good enough to find out his occupation." The harsh judgment was speedily reversed. The child of six was solving a problem in geometry. " James," said Mrs. Muirhead, one day to her nephew, " I never saw any boy more given to trifling than you are; can't you take a book, and employ your time usefully? 'There have you been sitting a whole hour without speaking a single word. Do you know what you have been about all this time? You have done nothing but shut and open, and open and shut the lid of the tea-kettle; and first you have put the saucer in the steam from the spout, and then you have held the silver tea-spoon in it...
STATEMENT DETAILING THE OBJECTS OF THE INSTITUTE. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 7 January 1840
STATEMR?T DETAILING THE OBJECTS OF THE INSTITUTB. As numerous inquiries;have been made on the part of many persons friendly to to the Institute, but who are not sufioi. ently acquainted with its objects, for in formation on these points, the Committee deem it advisable to issue the following statement': The general objects of the Institute are comprehended in the 6th Resolution, via.: '" The exposure of the falsehood of the calumnious charges made against the Catholic religion; the defence of the real tenets of Catholicity; the circulation of all useful knowledge upon the above mentioned subjects; and the protection of the poorer classes of Catholics in the enjoyment of their religious principles and practices," PARTICULAR OBJECTS OF THE CATHOLIC INSTITUTE. 1. To meet the calumnious charges against the Catholic religion, whenever refu tation may be deemed necessary, by the publication of accredited tracts or pamphlets, or otherwise. 2. To defend the doctrines of the Catho lic religi...
LIST OF PUBLICATIONS [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 7 January 1840
LIST OF PUBLICATIONS Printed and issued by the Catholic Institute of Great Britain, up tb,~th Juini, 1839. 4. Declaration of the Catholic Bishops, Vicars Apostolic; and their- coadju tors in Great 3ritain. 2. Faith, Hope, and Charity: the sub stance of a Sermon by the Right Rev. Peter Augustine Baines, D.D. Bishop of Siga, &c. 3. The Widow Woolfroy veraus the Vicar of-Carisbrooko, or Prayer for the Dend : a Tract for the Times. 4.` Leotors on the Rule of Faith, or ,the Method of finding out the True Religion, from the " End of Reli gitns Controversy . " by th'. Right 'Rev. John' Milner, D. D., F. S. A. In'3 numbers. No. L.contains : Letter I,?iotliod of Finding out the True Religion -Lqtter 2, The-First Fallacious Rule of Faith-Letter 3, Objec tions Answered--Letter 4, Second Fallboious Rule. No. II. contains: Letter 6, Second False Rule-Letter 8, The True Rule. No. III. contains: Letter 7, The True Rule (continued)-Letter 7, Objections Answered. 7. The Catholio Scriptural C...
Sydney Price Current. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 7 January 1840
Tea, hyson skin, per chest, £9 Os. to £10. 10s.; hvson, per 10 catty box, £2 Its.; gunpowder per 5 catty bnk £1 5s. .ugar, Mluurititis, fine, per too, £32 to £35- ditto, brown, £28 to £30); Mlanilla, £24 to £26 10; loaf, per lb 7d to 70d. Rice, bug. Ins. to 35s. Oil, sperm per tun 801 to 821, black, per tun, £18. soap, per cwt., £2 5s to £2 15s. Salt, per ton, £G. Ale, *,unbar's, per doz., 16s.; Burton. per barrel, £5 15s. Tl'ylor's, per hhd., £6 10s.; Porter, Taylor's, per hhd , £6 10s. Spirits in bond, per gallon, Rum, (is. to 7s. Gd. Iraurly, 8s. to Os. Gd. ; Giu, 3s Od. Wines per pipe, to Sherry, £30 to G0; Port, £30 to £70; Cape, £13 ; Champagne, per doz,. £2 to £2 10.; Claret, per doz., £1 to £1 I5s.
Sydney Market, January 7, 1840. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 7 January 1840
,Tanuary 7, 1810. Fr.oTn.-Fine, 3es. to 40s ; seconds, 30s. to 35s.; ration, 18s. to 30s. Broad, 7d. to Sd. per 21b. loaf. Wheast, Colonial, 10s. fd. to 13s. per bushel, Brfa, per bushel, 2s. to 2s. Gd. IMaize, per bushel, 7s. to 8s. Barley, per bushel, Gs to Us.; Oats, per bushel, 8s. to 9s. VsoE?G'Asi.s.- Potatoes, 15s, to I. per cwt.; cabbages, Sd. to is. each ;'carruts, 4d per bunch: turnips, Gd. per bunch; lettuces 2ld Cucumbers, 3d. to 9d. each. FIUcLr-Cranges, 3s.Gd. a dozen ; lemons, Is Gd. to 2s. per dozen; aprieots, Is to 2s. Gd. per dozen Peaches Is. to Ss. per dozon ; ifgs 2s. Gd. to 3s per dozen. PouLTay,.-Turkeys, :5s o Il.;eaclh; eggs 2s. Gd to 9s. per dozen; lord, Is. 3d. per lb.; becon, ls. to Is. 4d.ditto. BUTr?an-Fresh 3a.; salt 2s. Irish Is. to Is. ld. per ditto; cheese Is. to Is. 8d. per lb. BUTCHlER'S IAT.-Beef, per carcase per lb. lid. ; do. per joint 5d. to 6ld,; suutton, per car. nose, per lb., 5d. to Gd. ; do per joint Gd. to 7d.; pork and veal Is. per poun...
THE ROAD. HURRAH FOR THE ROAD! To the Editor of the Australasian Chronicle. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 7 January 1840
THE ROAD. HURRAH FOR THIR ROADl To the Edilbr of the Auslraloesda Clrntiole. Mn. ErzTon,-T.lis song ought to be the most popular song of the country; nay mtre, it ought to be the national antlem. V.or, tell me, where canll outind a roed better adapted for all purposes, sate safe travelling, ithanI every road ill this coun try'? Take thineone to Parramouta?,,-te snost romantic. A noble circuiloua commencn neit' t r .11 lovers of the picturqe hae sate trluiht lines) leads you, it you don't mistake it, to a varied piece of hill and dale, whiclh, if they ore not high or deep, are vesy onuleruls-about two in every flve yards, and " - but onward as yol roll, Surgit amari aliquid the Tull." Thisa pai (I Iato all payments though), you descend land rise, the one prventing tile other from teoming tedl,.ua, and on )nni jog on, a delightfutl bush oil either hlandt ; but jst wlhere it commenmes to lie ratlher tedios, thle dull tmonlotony is (at least Iha been lately twice a week,) Interrupted by...
ENGLISH EXTRACTS. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 7 January 1840
J31 TG JL t uI EXT'B AC'TS. NATIONAL EDUCATION.-We are glad to hoar that the friends of Education have resolved to aid the Govcrnmen grant by subscription, and that a consid crable sum has been already contributed At the head of the list is Her Majesty for £100, Lord John Russell for £100, and several other influeontial parties con siderable sums, one of whom has sub scribed £200.--Sun.. On Monday, the Duke of Rodrigo will lead to the altar Miss Stainer, daughter and co-heiress of the lnto Colonel Stamor, Carnilly, County Clare. The lady being a Protestant, and the Duke a Catholio, the ceremony, will in the Ilrsteinstance be performed by.the Reov.,r. ,Young of Clare, and aftorwards by the Reov. Mr. O'Gorman, P. P.-Scotsinaan, Aug. 14. LarITI.--'I'ho now ship GeorgeFgyfe, lately built hero sailed on Sunday, to take Government settlers at Tobernmory, for Port Phillip and Sydney.--Scotsman, --Aug1 14. -. .