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TIDE TABLE &c. FOR SYDNEY. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 26 November 1835
TIDE TABLE &c. FOR SYDNEY. .Das.... .liyi lkWater. un.. A qe of M1ORN. EvEN", Rises. ( Sets.. 17odn., Thursday.. 20 0 10 0 36 5. 2 60 58 7 Friday .... 27 1 6 0 33 5' 1- 50 59 .8 Saturday.. 28 2 0 2 28 5 0 7 0 l Sunday ... 29 2 50 3 32 4 59 7 1 10 Monday .. 30 4 5, 4'36 4.58v 7 2 11 Tuesday .. 1 5 15 5 43 4 57 7 3 12 Weduesday 2 6 12 6, 46 4 57 7 3 r13
CRIMINAL COMMISSION TO NORFOLK ISLAND. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 26 November 1835
CRIMINAL. COMMISSION TO NORFOLK ISLAND. TII Governior Phillip sailed forNorfolk Island on Saturday last, with prisoners, stores,; &c. She had been detained several days. by His 'Excelleýecy for the purpose :of, taking ,down a Commission to try a prisoner whiosometime since deliberately murdered a fellow-risoner on that island.: It was found, hiowever, that the Com mission. ~ould. not be in- readiness for some time, and sle was at length despatched without them'. The G,overnment schooner, Isabella ,had been ordered to proceed; to Moreton Bay; but those. orders have since been countermanded, and her, destifration, now sis Norfolk_ Island., .She is .to' sail ii about, a week,, by which ,time,:it.is;pre sumed, -the necessary arrangements willbe com pleted. -
THE EDITOR OF THE AUSTRALIAN. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 26 November 1835
THE 'EDITOR UOF TIHE AUSTRALIAN.v THE Editor of The :Australian has two subjects upon which to sharpei' his` wit, aid ;make it very keen,--the one the Pulteney Assemblies; the other the St:;Andrew's Dinner. Now, will that lerried 'gentlemar; say whether or not it is be cause he and his clique could ~not obtain ad mission to, the balls;,knor presentations to ,the dinner, that he condescends to notice them. To use a hackneyed pli'rasse--we parse fora reply ? With respect to the St. Andrew's Dinner, there has been attempted this year to- introduce a po litical' feeling in the getting up of the' affair. This is haippily quashed, and the St. Andrew's Dinner is to be what it has always" been and ought to be-a' social meeting,: where the sons of this Patron Saint.meet for corivivial and friendly iriter course, holding out at the saie time the hand of, fellowship to their brethren of all countries; but niore especially to those of the United Kingdom, -not meeting for the purpose of selfish ...
DEPARTURES. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 26 November 1835
DEPARTURES. November 21.-Normahul (shipl, Tabor, 196 tons, for the Sperm Fishery, stores. 20.-Canton (ship), Coles, 506 tons, for Canton, in ballast; passenger-J. P. Webber; Esq. 21 .-Governor Phillip (governient brig), Lewis,: for Norfolk Island, with stores, fifty-nine prisoners of! the crown, one serjeant, and twelve soldiers, 4th Regt.' 21.--Isabella (brig), Maughan, for Swan 'Rivi'r 320 sheep, &c. passengers--lMri. J. Weavell, 'Mr. -W. Lamb, Mr. A. Carey; and Mr. Boyle.-= 22.-Aurora (barque)," Gilbert, for Bata'via, in ballast. . 23.--Sophia Jane and Tamar (steamers), for News castle. S25.-DIart, for Launceston.
Colonial Statistics. THE FALKLAND ISLANDS. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 26 November 1835
THE FALKLAND 'ISLANDS.' [Frnor TIIE CO?\IPANION TO TIIE NEWSPAPER.] IT is understood that an application has lately 'been made to d'overnment by some persons who wish to 'establish a cbompany with the view of colonizing these 'islands. The followinig notic~e for' which we are indebted' to a correspondeit', may therefore be jnteresting at -.the. present moment : The Falkland Islands, named by the Spaniards "Malvinas," form a group of nearly ninety in number, two of which are very large. They are situated in the Southern Ocean, distant about 480 miles east of the coast of South America, and about 300 north-east of :Cape Horn, .lying between the latitude of 510 and 52k? south, and between' 57? and 61 0 west longitude. W' est Falkland, the largest of the two islands; is at presenit entirely uninhabited.' It is' about a hundred miles in length, and fifty in breadth, suri'ounded on all sides by excellent harbiouri of which Port Egmont on the noith is,the most frequented, being very:,capac...
Shipping Intelligence. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 26 November 1835
-I**SO4 from liobart Town 8th inst. Sundries.; passengers Mr. J...Edgehill, Capt. Munro, .M6. J. Bodry, one Sergt. and four soldiers 28th. Regt. 20.-Mary Sharpe, (barque), D. Brown; 328 tons; fromi Greenock, June 17th. and Hobart Town, 12th inst. Merchandize; passengers-Mr. Campbell Forbes. Mr. and :Mrs. D.. Welch and one child;, Mr. J. Huddon, and Mrs. M. Huddon, Mrs. Montgomery, and Mr. W. Bard. 20.-Warrior (ship), Stone, 478 tons, froni Cal cutta, 8th Sept;l16,000 buisels wheat, and sundries; passengers--E' Park; Esq:'J. Donnbothorne, Esq. ahd J. Thompson, Esq. B. C. S. two nativeseivants, and eighteen prisoners of the.crown. 22.-Sophia Jane (steamer), from Newcastle. 23.-Crusader (barque), M` Donnell, 281 tons, from London, May 15, and Launceston, '12t inst. merchandise;. passengers--Mr. Graham, from Launceston, and Mr. H. Shene. 23.-Caroline (brig);- R. Briggs,. from Hobart Town, 12th inst. wheat, &c. 24,-Nimrod (brig), 147 tons, Hepburne,, from Cloudy Bay, New Zealand,...
Religious Intelligence. BRITISH GUIANA. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 26 November 1835
-BRITISH"'IGUIAN& i . [FRnO. THE LONDON IISSIONARIY CHRONICLE FOR. SLAY, 1835.] ''.. GEOGRAPIICAT.; DiscigThioNi.-.-BIitish Guiana (or Guyana) extends ~l6ut 200 miles from east to west, along that part of the coast of South Ainerica, called. the .ilifai'; lyitig' bet veei the rivers 'Amn?zon aind' Orinoco.:: It is bouided, on' the'east, by the 'iiveri. Courantyn, in N. Lat. 60. 10', and W.:Long. f56jt: 25'; on the west, by :Coloifbia, situated:,between the' 13arymn,a and Pomeroon rivers; in .N. latitude 8°, aind W. longitude, 60°;. on the.north, iby .the Atlantic: Ocean; and extends, on the south, nearly; to .the. .Cordilleras Mountains,.It cor~prel)ends:the u::nited colony-'of Demerara and J ssequibo, and- the colony: of Bei'bice,,and these together: form. a -territory '"ofl 'about 100,000: square miles;, on. which: there is a; population:.of about 3500 whites,-and '100,000 co-. loured people. of: whom, about :25,000: of the latter' belong to .the colony of Berbice.: The la...
PHILOSOPHY AND CONSISTENCY. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 26 November 1835
'PI`'OPILSOPHY AND CONSISTENCY., AimoN?all the excellent things whiclh Irs. Barbs~ld has written, she never penned anything, better 'itian lieressay on the incdnsistency of Human Expectations; it is full of sound philosophy. Every thing, says slhe is ,markei at a.settled price.., Our, time, our ,labour, our Ingenuity, is so much ready money, which we are to lay out to the best advantage. Examine compare,; choose, reject; but stand to your own judgment,' ,ddiid do 'ot, like children, when you have purchased one thing,, repine that you do not possess another, w'hich you woild;not purchase'. Would you be'rich' Do you think'tlzat;the single `point worth: sacrificinig everyi tliing~:-else' to?' ='Youn may, ·therin, rich. TIhousands have becoite so from the lowest eginninigs by foil; and 'diligence, and attention to the miniitest; articles of expense '`nd profit. Butyou inust give up the pleasures of leisure, of an' unembarrassed mind' and of a free unsuspicious temper. You inust il?arn t...
Literature and Science. [CONTINUED.] A FATHER'S CONFESSION. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 26 November 1835
CjONTINUED.J A TFAH~i T ER'S':CONFESSION. [Fiaor i' LACKWvoon'?0MAGOAZINE:.] BLr?ýEffiemy son; that. of all :the kinds'of tyrariny3by wlhich the spirit of man isibowed down iitfd .tcrslhed?'?and all his. energies, 'moral, and phyijcal, are paritlysed lind wiithered, tihere is none so active iin its opi?ressioi, aind so liitter in it irtUf as i tha'tnvwhici: a creditor exercises over his debtor,. It is a tyranny which can even quell thei springing eila~tiicity',of youth's, sanguine am bition ';,Observei, too, that its xistence,does. not depenid erely:. poin the disposition or acts of. theu?masters .?The -latter may be the. mildest and' most long :suffering man 'upon earth; abd so far from irndeavouring roughly to enforce hsi'elahims, ma feven refrain firom asserting them. : Still, by the' 'veryi nature: of 4thfirelation 'which' subslists betleen?.the-lirties, is the debtor "reduced to 'tie cniditih , ofL his" bondnmain' or serf ; for the real. intensity'of the tyranny cbnsists in thi...
FOR ALL SOULS. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 26 November 1835
FO"R ALL SOUL'S. [FROiM TIIE PATRIOT.] PnAY' for-all souls: n`or yet defer thy prayer, Till to its great account the;sdul.has fled: l'his is' the iniddle state which mist' prepare For heaven or hell. Pray for:theyliving dead, Piry. for the heatlien---millions, millioins held: -By this world's prince in horrid vassalage. Oh, when shall that gross darkness be: dispell'd. By the briglit morning of the heavenly age ? Pray for the tribes of Islam, Arab, Turk, And Persian,--blinded by a speipipus lie, Pray for the dupes of Satan's masterwork, The pseudo 'hurch's foul idolatry: . Pray for the dead ii'ho have a name,to live, The Christian heathen, orthodox profane, :Ask fot thy brother; life, and God will give, The pray'd-for boon, nor shall thy faith be vain. H-e :vhio male' all men.bids thee pray for all, Prayer; moves Omnipotence : prayer puts in force The promises of heaven: its. fervent call Can make 'e'en nature change her wonted course. This Golgotha of souls, this wide-spread death ...
Select Poetry. THE SHEPHERD'S LILT. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 26 November 1835
TITHE SIIEPI3:IERD'S,. LILT. S itM TH?TiE DUIFRIES' AND' GALLOWAY COURIER.] oo BoUNbin' o'er the bloomin' heather, Liltin'.in the niilkin' sliiel, " DainaiT' ~ nigntlebroom thegitgler, Wha can tell the bliss'xe fedl? Canty, when the ewes weir shearin', Wooly-footed Time gangs by ; While. the flock we're busy smearin' Cbt and fauld resound wi' joy. Shepherd folk are seldom wealthy,: Whiles can hardly pay the rent: Still we mountaineers are healthy, :Aye inclined to be content;. Cheery still arid fu' o' vigofur, :.;i.:,o t •iear?'d upori the mountain's brow, :: ; Reckless o' the climate's rigour,. Sultry sun, or winter's snow. True, ;the smoorin'? drift can vex us,:. :Let us e'er so carefu' be ; Wily tods fu'aft jerlexk us, 'But they're .' theills wedree. Now, wi' these; contrast thepleasures That ourpiurple mountains yield" Nature here unlocks sic treasures . As she ne'er to kings eveal'd.: Frae the bank, wi' dianonds `drappin', : I -:' --Violets rich their-odou'Sfsling : Gouden cups...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 26 November 1835
'. SALES 'BY AUCTUON. FniiDAY, November 27,Lyoins, at M'Gaa and' Co's Stores; Wines; Brandy, and Rum. '.:Saturday, Nobvember 28, Lyons; on the Ground; P Towni Property in Sussex Street. , Monday, 1% ovember 30, Lyoizs, at lhis' Rooms;' Wines and Spirits. V:L?ondayj, November 30, ;I'Simmoniis, ''James?. Simions' Stores ;Clothing and Sundries. ' ' Monday, 'November 30; Blackiman, at his Rooms'; Land at Stonequarry Creek. Wednesday, December 2; Lyons, at the Stgres' o?: G. 'Porter and+ Co., Castlereagh- Street'; Chinia" GlIss; &c.. r. . .Thursday' Evening, December 3; Blackman, , att his Roonis, Books. M 'Monday, December 7, L'Bldckman,- at .Harrington:,a 'Park, Furniture:'-: i- Tuesday; Decemlber 8, Blackmai,' at Harrington: Park, Stock,: &.? Wedniesday, ` D'ieemberi '9, Collector?'of 'Inti? rnal' Revenile, Crown Lands,' Leases;, an'd:'Town': Allot=' rients.? - ? :.'Thulrsday, December 10,; 'yons, at: his Roomnis';. Windmill at Darlinghurst. ' Wednesday, January 13, Co...
Markets. FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 20. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 26 November 1835
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 20. VrEGETABLES--Potatoes, ,16s. per. cwt... New ditto' 16s. to 18s'per ditto: Cabbages, 2d. to 3d. each Brocoli, 3d. tb 4d.' per ditto.' Turnips and Carrots 3d. per bunch, Leeks,'2d. per'ditto. Shalots; lAd. per ditto. 'Peas,'2s. 6d. per.peck. Brdad beans, Is. Gd. per ditto. -French beans, 2s. 6d. per ditto. Ar tichokes, is. 6d. per dozen. Asparagus, 4d. to Gd. per bundle.... Cucumbers, Is. G6d to 2s. each:- Lo-' quats, 8d. to 9d. per quart:. Oraniges, Is. to 2s. per' dozen. Lemons, Is. to. s. 6d. pe~r ditto. . Cherries, 2s. per lb. Poultry scarce-Fowls, 5s. per 'couple. Ducks, 6s. per ditto.: Geese, 10s.- per ditto. Tur keys, none. Salt butter, Is. 10d. to .2s. 6d. per lb. Fresh ditto, 2s. 6d. to 2s. 9d.:per:. ditto. Eggs, 2s." per dozen. Hams, ls.ild. to ls:2d. per:bl . Cheese, 7d. to 8d. per ditto.' Butcher's ::miet is still very scarce-Beef, 4d. to 'sd. 'per lb. by the ,carcase. 'Mutton, 41d. toa4d. per ditto. Best Oaten hay, 141., per ton. Maize, 7s. 'per bush...
WHOLESALE PRICES OF GOODS. [COMPILED FOR THE COLONIST.] IMPORTS. SPIRITS, in bond. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 26 November 1835
WHOLESALE :°PRICES OPF GOODS. [COMPILEDFOR THE COLONIST.] IMPORTS. ,. SPZB.Z TS, inabond. Brandy, First Quality, per' gaillon' . ;'' 04 4 aO A0 ` ,i6?:: '' t, -. Second ditto ....0..30..... .. .00?3y'6' Rum, B.P., proof 0 3....:. 4 .3 '3 6 American, ditto ..... .. 0. 1' 6. ''l : Isle of France, ditto ...0... 1 6 : 0 ..:"0 10t s: Gin, untinged. ........;........ 0 3 .. 0 .. 01, 4 : r S Straw coloured .......... .0.. 02 ,0 ': 0 2 2 Case,4 gallons ........ 1 1 0 .. Port, best, per pipe.;... . ...... ..35 0`'` . 0 50"':0 :'. Per, dozen. .. . 1 10 ?`0 i;?15"Of` , Good, per pipe .::: ....3 0 0;..36 O??0 ' -Sherry, .best, per butt ...,...."..... 30i` 0 .%1 0 0 er.dozen............ 1 5 0'. 1 10 '_Madeira, per pipe .. . :. 30 0 0 450" Per dozen 50 . 110 Teneriffe, per pipe. ......:.... 17 .. 0 ?0 '.21i ' 1'er dozen ,'..........: : 0150 . 1'0 ?: Cape, Companiy's best, 110 gallon's -11. 0 0..12 0'..,?,0 Champagne, sparkling. ... . ...2 10.:: 210 0 .. Ale, Burton, per barrel, 3o gallon:. 6 10 0...
TUESDAY NOVEMBER 24. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 26 November 1835
TUESDAY NQVEM3BER 24. THE Market generilly well' supplied-Potatoes, 14s. to 16s. per cwt. New ditto, 16s. per' ditto. Cab bages, 2d. to 3d. each. Brocoli, 3d.each. 'Turnips and Carrots, 4d. to 5d. perbunch. Leeks, 2d. per .ditto. Shilots, Id. to 2d. per ditto.' Onions,' 4d. per lb. Peas, 2s. pei peck. French' beans, 2s. per peck. Cheiries, 2s. per lb. Oranges,: is. to 2s. per doz. Lemons, Is.6d. to 2s., per' ditto. Poultry Fowls, 4s. Gd. per couple. Geese, 8s. to 10s per ditto. lTurkeys, 12s. :per ditto. Roasting pigs, 3s. Gd. each. Eggs,2s. per dozen. ,Salt butter, 2s. 't6 2s. :d. per lb. Fresh ditto, 2s. Gd. to 2s. 9d. per ditto:. Bacon, Is. to ls.2d. per ditto:. 1am, ls. Id. to is..2'dt per ditto. Salt' pork, 8d. per ditto. Cheese, 8d. to 9d.. per. ditto. Soap and Candli's'9d. ler lb. :Bread per 2lb. loaf 5.d.; Beef, 4d. to 41d. jer lb. by the carcase. 'Mutton, 3d. to 4d. per ditto ditto. :Both per joint 5d. to 7d. per lb. Hay-best Oaten, 141. to 151. per ton. Maize, 7s. per lb. ...
FREIGHTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 26 November 1835
FREIGHTS. To Liondon-Wool, Id. to lId. per lb.; oil, 31" 10s. per'iun;' timber, 31. lOs. per load, flax, 41. to 41. 10s. per ton. . .. - ,To Liverpool-ditto, ditto. To Hobart Town and Launceston-11. 5s. to 11 lOs. perton. ." To Swan Rivr-11. . 10s. to 21. per.ton. `'To, New Zealain and the South Sea Islaids 21; to' 21. lOs. per ton.
TO CORRESPONDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 26 November 1835
To CORRES?-ONDENT'sS. A Correspondent informs us of "the birth at Port.;-jac- quarie of an heir to the name and honoui'r of the noble family of !1'att, but as.he does not give us his name, we do not insert his communijation. Our Correspondent alleges that when the news i?ere comaniizicated to l1Watt's brotherj specials, they joined together in one jovial choruis to sing : The rantin' dog, the daddle o 't. T?We have received some Lines on reading a Letter in.The Herald, signed A .Lover of Decorum ; they appear to have beenr written by one' of the military gentlemen ,(riquery ?)';whose-conduct has recently1 been severely corn: shented upon by this?jou'rnal,"for their most disgraciful behaviour during divine service at St. Phillip's church; theyl?are, of course totaldly uiworthy notice.? We, how ever,.insert the last--what shall we call it?-verse,bor the purpose of showing how applicable the two last words of the last line are to the wr?ater. I am an ofliclal and I have heard, Of battl...
Domestic Intelligence. THE PATRIOTIC ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 26 November 1835
THE, PATRIOTIC ASSOCIATION ' Ourn predictionri relative to the Australiian:Patri otic Association seem likely to be verified sdoher even than we had anticipated ; already Troy nods from high, and totters to its fall. Their. meeting of Friday disclosed to theyworld. their enfeebled condition. At the. two last weekly .meetings, no secretary has, been in at tendance, and the, number of.. members present have been insufficient 'to form a quorum. The meeting of. Friday was a publicone, called by. advertisement in..various newspapers, for ',the purpose of taking into consideration the all-im-_ portant sibject of:immigration; biut (to use the nate Irh?ik of ioue of: their. principal. orators) the paucitylof: their .numbei's was so- very -great that after some discussion they were oblited to leave some of the:biiilness to their next 'intended public meeting; tvfiich'is called for the 4th of December. The Secretaiy, yit appears, has been absent in the" ,cduntly) for .the. last three weeks, t...