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TO THE EDITOR OF THE COLONIST. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 29 October 1835
TO THE EDITOR OF THEE COLONIST. Sra,--As; you have lately favoured= the public with an' interesting detail of the proceedings of the Temperance. Society in Newiv ealand, allow me to add, that the members of the New South Wales Temperance Society. will not be behind their friends to the south-east, but hope to have an animated .-public meeting in- the approach ing month of November. A- cool calculation by the.heads of. Government would assuredly lead them to the conclusion of the Irish Par liament in the seveateenth .century, and of the British residents of New Zealand in the nine teenth century: " That spirit.is nothing profitable to be .used as a drink.". The last statistic from England in reference to these Societies, may prove interesting to many of your readers, and I subjoin it. S: I am, Sir, your'obedient servant, SJ.S.. SOCIETIES IN ENGLAND AND" WALES, MAY '1, 1835.'-Nupber of .societies, 557 ; number of mem bers,' 115;782, being, an 'increase of I:114. societies, and.28,311....
Sydney General Trade List. IMPORTS. REPORTS FROM THE 17TH TO THE 24TH INSTANT INCLUSIVE. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 29 October 1835
~~k,'staentev .t 'ck `rave .[' .it TM]rr' 0]TS. REOuRTS:FnOtz T!Ii ..71,'u. TO rT 24Tn'C, bINSTMrTI AOCTOflER 19--Fortune (barcque);; 311* A9gOiJ,,Lister,, mx1e9r ,.4PfII ,$ilGOpOipo, - Hughes and Uozking, :agents; 110 -tons rice, .156 .bags wheat, 180 barrels 2062.half-barrels.flodir, 39 barrels 40. kegs bread, 480 bags Manil?a sugar, 34 bags pepper, 32 bags coffee, 25 boxes sage, 3 boxes 20 tubs sugarcandy, 90. cases claret, 30 quarter-casks 2 hogsheads Madeira wine, 1 case curry powdeir 3 cases bees' wax, 300 boxes cigarp, 110 bundles rattans, 200 coils coir rope, 8 bales canvass, 11 bundles line and twine, J. Lister. ?QOctober, 21.-Argo (brig)., 169 tons, Billing (ju nior), inaster, from the Mauritius, Dawes, Gore, and Co., agents ; 1340 bags wheat, 731 bags sugar, 13 b'skets cihamipagne,; 25 dozen handspikes, 1 casecot tonis, 1 case haberdashery;, J. Billing, junior: Odtober 23.-Dublin Packet (schooner), 119 tons; Niece, ri'aster, from Launceston, J. Lord' and Co., agents; 1383...
TO CORRESPONDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 29 October 1835
TO CORRESSONDENTS. Veritas has been omitted for want of space, he calls atten tion to a public house not far from the Treasury, where on Sundays during service, Convicts and other disorderly persons congregate, and are supplied with spirits through some broken panes of glass-left so no doubt for the ex press purpose. Where are the police, that they do not put a stop to the practice by fining the landlord ? But summer is at hand, and those worthies many of them are thirsty souls, and so, we suppose it is not convenient. Veritas should attend on the next licensing day. Inquisitor must lie over until we can ascertain whether it is really the fact that the female alluded to in his letter is a prisoner of the crown, and to whom she is- at present assigned. If things are as he has stated them to be, he may rely on our early attention to his com munication. Investigator may rest assured that we shall not be deterred by any mercenary motives from exposing a case of so flagrant a nature.
TIDE TABLE &c. FOR SYDNEY. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 29 October 1835
TIDE TABLE &c. FOR SYDNEY. "' Hy i'lL T'afer., • a n Ageof .Days,. flionN. ' EVEiN.' Ii?es. I r ' Moon Thursday. 290 1 0 1 3i3 5 24 0 ? 0 8 Friday. .;. 30 2 0 2 28 5, 23 37. 0 Sntiirday.. 31 '2 590 3 '32 5 22 0 38 10 S?Inday ;. 1 4 5 4' 80 5 ' 20 0' 40 11 Monday,.. '2 ,5 15 5 .,483 5 10 0 41 12 Tuesday .. 3 . 2 0 6 4t; 5 18 0.: 42 13 TVednesday 4 7 13 7 , 42. 5 17 . 0 43 14.
Domestic Intelligence. DR. JOHN LHOTSKY. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 29 October 1835
IEtomcrtfc Eutelligence, . DR. JOHN LHOTSKY. IN the Supreme Court, on' Saturday last, Mr. Foster moved on the part;of C. 'H: Ebden, Esq. for a rule calling upon Dr. Johb Lhotsky, to shew cause why- a criminal infbrmatioii should not be filed against him, for publishing a libellous " letter in The Monitor of August 8, and another in The Sydney Gazette of 19th October last, tending to injure the character and. reputation of Mr. Ebden, as a gentleman and as a merchant, Mr. Foster produced in support of his motion an affidavit made by the Editor of The Sydney Gazette, and one by the assistant. Editor of The Monitor, proving the Dr.'s authorship. Mr. Foster then read to the court the last of the two letters and pr'oceeded to recapitulate the circumstances, which had led to the transactions alluded to in these letters. From Mr. Foster's statement it appeared that Mr. Ebden had undertaken the agency of Dr. Lhotsky's affairs in, the transmission of the his dried plants, &c.; that th...
PROJECTED DEPARTURES. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 29 October 1835
PROJECTED' DEPARTURES.. This day.-D] awson, for Manilla; Betsy,. forthe sperm, fisheryi Macia, for Calefornia; Active,: for New Zealand. *A qnestion of some importance to the merci &! part of our community, arises out.of the follqpg circumstance :-The Halcyon, an American? vessel, has brouglit into this port about sixty tons of lilack? oil, from Cloudy Bay, taken by.the Proteus, -a British vessel. Query.-Is not this oil subject to the same duty as oil taken by A'merican ships.and exported to England in British vessels?-. ., i FiV OM THE TIMES OF JULY 8.], = AnnIvtLs.-At'the Isle of Wight, the Mary,'from? Van Dieman's Land. i In the Downs, the Ellen, firom Van "Dieman's Land. .... At Liverpool, the :Edinburgh aMnd 'the -Princess .Victoria, from New South Wales. .JUNE 30.-The Clyde, from Launceston. T 'ho ENTERxD UTWADS, JULY 4. hThomas: Lawrie, for Hobart Town. CLEARED OUTWARDS W'ITII, CAROO, JULY'" 7. The Charles Kerr, foir Launceston. .. Jir;y 8.-' The'Augustus C&sa...
THE SYDNEY GAZETTE. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 29 October 1835
THE SYDNEY GAZETTE. WE apologize:to our readers for devoting even a single line in noticing the vulgar: attack .made upon us on Saturday.last by that wretched pub lication, but as this is the Alpha, so shall itbe the Omega of our offending in that particular. The expiring Sydney Gazette, like all venom ous reptiles, ",dies hard,", continuing ,to diffuse its moral poison to the last moment. of its exist ence, we should not have condescended 'to notice the attack on ourselves, had, not The Gazette in making it, endeavoured as usual to incite a certain class of this community against, us, by a' perversion of language, and the dissemination of ,falsehood. The Gazette indulges itself in the first place, by resortihg to its customary. weapon -low-lived abuse; .we thank , them for it, be cause it will be the means of effecting an earlier ,cure, and the consummation' of our' wishes, by, disgusting every respectable man, in the colony, ;whether emigrant or emancipist,. and there are .many of...
Literature and Science. SYDNEY MECHANICS' SCHOOL OF ARTS. LECTURES ON THE MECHANICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES OF THE ATMOSPHERE, BY MR. BAND. LECTURE I. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 29 October 1835
SYDNEY: MECHANICS' SCHOOL" OF?.:= ARTS. LECTURES ON THE MECHANICAL ND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES OF 'THE'? MOSPHERE, BY MR. BAND. LECTURE I. THE *Lecturer introduced his subject with a fe?v. prefatory remarks, pointing out the difficulties under which he laboured in coming forward, in the present state of the Institution, to treat almost any department of experimental science in the satisfactory manner which we have been, accustomed to observe in the mother-country, where those who come forward as the instructors of others have often made it the study of their. life, and have themselves sought the public arena, grounding their' claims op their ,own ability and merit. But in this colony it was. .very different. Other occupations, and a want of - that stimulus-which often, it may be said, calls talent into existence,-prevent many coming. for ward who might be qualified to do so; in fact, such a degree of apathy is produced as makes it. necessary to urge-nay, almost to drag-a lecturer to the ...
Original Poetry. IMPRISONMENT FOR DEBT.[A Lecture on this important and interesting subject was advertized for delivery on the 17th inst., at the saloon of the Royal Hotel, by Mr. N. L. Kentish; but in consequence of the room being required for the theatre, a change of place was named, but so late that it was deemed expedient to defer it till some future period. Mr. Kentish has politely sent us the MS. copy of the essay, and a poem on the same subject from which we have extracted the following lines. There are other portions of it which we have little doubt would be found interesting to many, as containing satirical descriptions of persons well known argumentative part of it, in the hope that it may go some way towards showing expediency of the doing away with the absurd and cruel system of incarceration for debt. We believe it to be the intention of the author to public it here, should he obtain sufficient encouragement from the public to enable him to do so, and as it is calculated to do a public service we hope he will not be disappointed.] CANTO I. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 29 October 1835
.IMPRISONMENT FOR DEBT. [Ai Lecture! on- this' important land interesting subject was advertised' for. delivery, on the 17th inst., at the saloon of tlie Royal Hotel, by Mr. N. L. Kentishi; but in con sequence of the room being required' for the theatre,, a : ichange of.place was named, but so late that.it was deemed expedient to defer it till some future.peri6d. Mr. Kent ish has. politely sent us the MS. copy.,of, the essay, and a. poem on the same subject from which we have extracted th 'followding lines. There are other portions of it which we have little doubt would be found interesting to many, as containing satirical descriptions of persons well known. in the colony. We, however, prefer the philosophical and argumdntative part of it, in the' hope that it may go some way towards showing the expediency of doing away with the absurd :and cruel 'system of incarceration for debt. We believe it to be the intention of the author to publish it here, should he obtain sufficient. encour...
LECTURE ON VEGETABLE PHYSIOLOGY, [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 29 October 1835
,LECTURE ON VEGETABLE PHYSIOLOGY, ';, .U? C:, N:ICHOLSO?T, M;D.: WE: k;now :of no subject of mdre engrossing inte rest i ad: yet one witll which tlie majority, even :of : ducted persons, are geinerally less conveisant, 'thitanthat of the anatomy and u nctions 'of plants. 1It vas, therefore, with considerable satisaction that we witnessed this subject brought forward 6on -itrecent occasion by Dr'. N'idholsori:;' Our liminits wil not allow us to give a:full'rel--rt of the Ldc tre ; of; whhih we shall atteuimpt,: h'iwever, to 'pr'esent'our 'readers with a.brief outline. :?'After some preliminiary retniirks; Dr'.N. pointed: .i.-.out thei most general division of plaiits; iiz.; ii to: t}e-.: Cryptogamic; ..or "non-fl6werig, and 'the h-'neogatmic, or :flowe'iig. The simplicity df itructure of tlie.f'ormer, iOhltzding' the mosses aild: lidliens was pointed, out ' ' These are showin' to :cc>orsist simply of lan aggregaite' of cells; they .ionstitute several va ritties. iof ' mic)roscopil...
NEW ZEALAND. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 29 October 1835
NiEW .ZEALAND. THE following intelligence has been kindly com municated to us by Captain Robertson of the Bee:--' CLOUDY BAY, OcTOBER 8.- The barque Lochiel, from Launceston to Leith .put into Cloudy Bay on the 8th October for -water, all ,well.: The American ship Halcyon had" been unsuccessful, and was: on the eve of sailing for Sydney with eighty tons of:oil from the Proteus. The brig Hind-was loading with the Caroline's oil. The Proteus and Caroline fitting out for the sperm fishery. The brig Cornwallis, full; to leave on the 15th. October. The American ship, Warren, also bound for the sperm fishery. ; The ship Charles, out three years and a half, full ; on the point of sailing for England.-The natives still expect compensation for, the loss of their coun trymen in the the Shamrock schooner, when she. capsized, and fears were entertained of a disturb ance between a hostile tribe and-the Europeans. The principal chief, Robulla, expresses himself ex t.remely anxious to see.a Britis...
THE NEW SOUTH WALES JURY SYSTEM. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 29 October 1835
THE NEW SOUTH WALES JURY SYSTEM IF proofs were .wanting to show how. admirably the present jury system works, a. case ,which: occurred duringtheiepresent sittings of the Quar ter Sessions,:would afford a demonstration amply; sufficient to satisfy even its warmest admirers A man who was committed only last week at the Police Office,;to take his trial at this Court.under' circumstances of a very disgraceful nature, sat.as a juryman in-several cases in that very Court in which he was himself actually about to take his trial.-Comments on a: case like this would be truly superfluous.
IMPORTED GOODS. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 29 October 1835
* ý' IMPORTED GOODS. ,;" SriaITzs in bond, per gallon " d SIum,i proof; to' 20 over pioof, do. 0-do 3 0 0:;4?: Brandy ditt ................. 4 3 4 6 ,Gin, ditto. ............ ..... 0 , 0 *?, ToeAoco-Negrohead, per lb. . 0 0 8 *. 0 1 0 SuGARa--Mauritius, fine, per ton . ?281 0 0 - Brown; ditto, ditto....: . 3. ??3 ' 0 ':25.0 0. Manilla ..... ... .... -. ;.22: 0 0 Refined per lb. ........ COFFEE, per lb. 0 0 4 .0 Tas-Souchong, per.chest '.. 3i 10 0. SHysoni Skin, ....:...... 4 10 * • Hyson,' per box .. .........6? 0 2? 7 G.unpowder, per box 2..... 120 Ralba,. lsit India, per baig I c' o +Java, per bad":,.:.. ....... . -?-.i.. ,1?i!0 0 SPrcas-Pepper, pei lb........:..: ? 0:6 t' ,.0? " Cloves, ditto .' .. : 0....t.. 0 .' 7 ' ltaisins,:Cape, ditto ......0 0..00.3 Allspice, perlb ....... . - 0' 0 T WINEs-in wood, Sheriy, per pipe 30o 0 0 ;r45 0 o SMadeira,:ditto ......."::.. 3Q 0- 0 415 0 ,Teneriffe, ditto . .. .. 0 0 25 - 0 0' 2 0' Port', ditto' ........·.....'.... 35 '0 0" 0 ?50 O 0+ Ca...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 29 October 1835
SALES 8T AUCTZOX. Tins day, October 29, Lyons, at Morgan's Wharf; Extensive Sale of Merchandise. Friday, October 30, Lyons, at the stores of Mr. D Egan.; Old Ropes and Sundries. Saturday, October 31, Byrnes, on the premises; Land at Parramatta. .. . . Monday, November 2, Lyons, at the Stores of J. H. Grose and Co.; London Porter. Monday, November 2, Lyons, at the Stores of Messrs. Lamb and Co.; Sundries. STuesday, November 3, Jaques,, at theKipg'sArms; Windsor, Land at Portland Head. 'Thursday, November 5, Blackman, at Nash's Inn, Parramatta, a Pubhe House and Farm, in the vicinity of that town. Tuesday, November -10, Lyons, at his Rooms, -Farms 'at Brisbane Water. Wednesday, November 11, Colleat Revenue, Crown Lands, Leases, a Hot ments. Friday, November 13, Lyons, at hiAl lotments at Hunter's River. Wednesday, . December 9, Collector of Internal Revenue,.,Crown Lands, Leases, and Town Allot mients.
FREIGHTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 29 October 1835
To London--Wool, ld.,to ,1d. per lb.'; oil, 31. 10s. per tun; timber, 31. 10s. per load, flax, 41. to 41. 10s. per ton. To Hobart Town and La"unceston--lI. Gs. to'll. 10s. per ton. . To Swan River-11- 10s to 1i. per ton. Too New AZealand and the South Sea lslknds 21: to 21 iOs.'per ton. C The following prices for Wool, Oil, &c., have been realized, at ales on 'the followiig-gdates : LONDON, JvNE 17.-OIL, &c.-:Sperm Oil, £67 15s. to £69 5s. per tun, Imperial average, £68 15s.; Head matter, £73 tr £78 15s.,.average, £73 5s.; Black Oil; £25 10s. to £26 15s., average, £26 10s ; Whalebone, £112 to £113 per ton ; Hides, salted 3*d. to 3¼d.'; Mimosa Barkj :£10 to £14 per ton" New Zealand Flax, £10 to £27 per ton, according to. qu ality; Cedar logs, 4d. per foot; Planks, 5d. - ' JUNE.l6.-WooIs.-Ex-x British Sovereign; MF, 22 bales, 2s, 3-d. ,.B r i .. JvuNEz;l8.;--Ex .British Sovereign, P, 50: bales: :JUNE. 19.-Ex British Sovereign, -WH, and i - 1 2 b a le s ;, 2 s . :.R .':...
EXPORTS. VESSELS CLEARED FROM THE 17TH TO THE 24TH INSTANT INCLUSIVE. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 29 October 1835
EXPORTS. EVSSELS'CLEARED FROM TIIE 17TI TO THE 24TI INSTANT INCLUSIVE,. Spence, 323 tons, Hardie, ma.ster, for London , 20 bales 1 pocket`wool; 166 logs cedair, 9000: treenails, 64 salted hides, 381 casks spermi oil; 7?asks black oil:1 ca-slk'seal skins, 200. chests 80 half-chests tea, I case vermilion, 23 cwt. old coppei and stores.?o . Dawsoi, 226 tons, 'Dawson, master, ford Mlanilla; ihn ballast. : .. r:Frances, 226 tons, Kirkus; master, for the Mauri tins ; iriballast: Siren, 141'tond,' iMarti, ma'stei, for -Hobart Towni; 124 logs-cedar, 2 casks beef, 2 casks glass,'and stores. Surry, 363. tons, Veale, miaster, for New Zealanrid 213 kegs 4 boxes tobacco, 3 casks i rumi; 1 case gin, 12 casks 8 cases wine; 7 chests tea, 1 b'ag coffee', 42 bags sugar, 1l :packages raisins,'1'-bag- ice, `1 bag corks, 2 cases oilman's stores,' 8 casks' tar; 2 'casks pitch, 25 coils rope,.1 crate' blocks;'13 tons 'coals, 2 tons flour, 1 ton biscuit,] 8 hogsheads iporter, 60'casks, bottled beer; 70 bag...
THE PIRATES. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 29 October 1835
THE PIRATES. No news have been received in town of the ap prehension of the pirates who escaped from the colony in the Alice. The following is the affi davit made by Mr. Ross, the master of the Alice, ,who was carried off in that vessel: - Habmerton Ross-I have been employed. by William Charles Wentworth, Esq., as master of the vessel Alice, of the burthen of about twenty tons; I and the other two men, employed in said vessel, were a-bed on board the Alice in the bay of Vaucluse, on the morning of Friday the 16th instant; at about half-past one I was awakened by the noise of several men jumping on board; I endeavoured to get on deck, but was prevented by a man who was at the hatchway, who peremptorily ordered me to stop below; hearing a 'great noise and bustle on deck abaft, I endeavoured to get up the fore scuttle for ward, where again I was opposed by two men, one of whom to my surprise was one of my own men be longing to the vessel, viz. John Williams; I then .asked Williams if h...
DEPARTURES. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 29 October 1835
October 16.-HarIdquin for Trial Bay. 20.-?Tybee, for the United States via:Bay of Is lands. . 22.-Sophia Jane and Tamar (steamers), fdr New castle. " ' 23.-Siren (brig), Munro, for Hobart Townh sun dries; Passengers-M1r.O. Ferial, Mr. Snmitli;?Miss Sinmith, Mr.4Arthur, Mr.BEdgehill, Mrs. Ramus; Mra T. Wilbraliam, Mr; S, Thomas?; four, soldiers and thirteen' prisoners of the crown... 25.-Surrey, (barque),, and Jolly Ramiler (cut ter), for New Zealand. 25.--Rubicon, (ship), Limmington, Hobart Town, sundries. Passengers- Mr. and M?rs. Young "and six children, Mrs. Lovne, and twio childreti, aid Mr. A. Walker. 25.-William Harris, Terry, for Calcutta, inbal last. Supercargo- Mr. Sheldon; passenger, Mr. Rose. 25.--Francis (brig), for Mauritius, .in ballast. 26.-Sophia Jane, and Tamna' :(steamers), ?for 26.--Champion (schooner, ?ill, for H61art Town. 27.-William the Fourtlh (steamer), for Port Ma quarie. .. 27.-Augustus (American barque), Lawson,, for the Eastern Isles. 27.-Tim, (American ...