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MONETARY SYSTEM. To the Editors of the Sydney Morning Herald. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Morning Herald — 21 September 1842
. », MONETARY ¡sYSTEM. . To the Editors of lite Sydney Af amina Herald. 1 GENTLEMEN,-Äs llié subject of the 'fluc- tuation in the money value - of--eulo nial properly is' one of great conside- ration,: I need not offer -'any apology in attempting to call the public attention to it. Differing as I do willvthc doctrine of modern political economists, "That money, like every other exchangeable commodity, should be free from every legal restraint, and that every attempt to regúlale it by legislative inter- ference has ni wa) s been unproductive ol any benefit to society," . I shall, doubtlessly, have to encounter with thc formidable opposition of the modern theorists as well as of those whoso interests may bo assailed. Should I fail, however, to carry the conviction ul public opinion on this vitul question, 1 sim ll have the satisfaction of exciting the attention of thc reflective portion of thc community on n mat- ter requiring mature deliberation at any limp, but, ul the present crisi...
HOBART TOWN MARKETS. (From the True Colonist, Sept. 9.) [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Morning Herald — 21 September 1842
HOBART TOWN MARKETS. CFrom tlic True Colonist, Sept. 0.) SEPTEMBER 9TH.-Wheat, 7s. 3d. to 7s. 6d. per - bushel; Fulton's prolific Wheat, per gallon, 7s. (id.; Oats, 5s. to 5¿. 9d. ; Burley, (Cape,) 5s. to Os. ; English, ditto, (is. to Os. ; Grass Seed, 7s. ditto ; Hay, £'5 to jE(j per ton ; pressed ditto, Sil per ton ; Straw do., £3 to £4 ditto ; Tares, per bushel, £1 ls. Flour, first quality, £20 per ton ; second ditto, £18. . Poi t Arthur Coals, 20a. per ton ; Sydney ditto, £1 15s. ditto; Company's ditto, Ills, ditto ; Shc-ouk, 12s. to Ms. per "ton ; Gum, 9a. to IDs. ditto. Potatoes, £0 109. to £7 10a. per ton; Cab- bages, per dozen, ls. O'd. to ls. 9d.; Cau- liflowers, ditto, 43, tods.; Carrots, per cwt., 5s. to b's.; Eggs, IE. Gd. to 2s. per duzen ; Fowls, Si. to -ls. per couple : ducks, 4s. to 5s. ditto ; Geese, (ia. to 7s. eacl» ¡ Turkeys, 7s. to 8s, each ; lintier, fresh, per lb. 2s. 3d. Shingles, per thousnud, Ss. to 9s. ; sawn Timber, 7s. to 9s. per 100 feet; Post and Kails...
CHURCH BOOK SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Morning Herald — 21 September 1842
CHURCH BOOK SOCIETY. MR. GOODALI.'s KOUHTll LliETUKE ON OEOL0QY. OM Wednesday evening last, Mr. Goodall delivered the above lecture to a numerous and highly respectable audience, at St. James's Grammur School. The lecturer introduced at tho commencement a further consideration of volcanoes, and gave un interesting descrip- tion ot Mount Etna, which rises in Sicily, near the sea, to tile ¡leight of nearly eleven thousand feet, and has a base, almost circular, eighty-seven miles in circumference. This muss is chiefly composed of volcanic matter, ejected from beneath the surface. The moun- tain is divided by natuteinto bree zones, viz , the fertile, the woody, and the desert regions. The first is situated round the skirts of the cone, and is well cultivated, thickly inhabited, and covered with olives, vines, cum, fruit tree?,, and aromatic herbs. Abort?, to the width' of six or seven guiles, is the woody legion,-a forest of various trees, such as the chestnut,. oak, pine, cork, and bee...
SPORTING INTELLIGENCE. HOMEBUSH SPRING MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Morning Herald — 21 September 1842
Bf O XW lULl iOfeKTU ». HOMEBUSH SI-RING MEETING. UNDF.IUIIC management of the Cumbctlani Hunt Club, these tucea commenced yesterday and although there was not so numerous ar altendauue ns on former occasions, yet no om could complain of the respectability of lin company. The course was in good condition and everything appeared to he conducted ti thc satisfaction of those present. Thc follow ing are the results of tho sport. First Huco.-Thu Champion Cup of, OIK hundred sovereigns, with a sweepstakes o ten sovereigns each,. five forfeit, if declared j heals twice round, and u distance ; weight foi age. Mr. C. Smith's Eclipse, by Whisker, .? aged; black jacket and : white cap ; Dunn.. 1 1 Mr. C. Uoberts's Quail, by_ Gratis, . f mr years; scarlet jacket and black cap ................y.,...:. 0 t Sir John Jamison's Sir Charles, by Gratis, four years; blue and yellow - striped jacket ... 2 2 Second Race.-Two-year-old Slakes of tar sovereigns each, five foi feit if declared, willi thirty ...
ROYAL VICTORIA THEATRE. FIRST NIGHT OF THE SEASON. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Morning Herald — 21 September 1842
li OY A L VICTORIA T H EAT RE. I VIUST SIGHT OF THF, SEASON« The Public is respectfully informed, that this .Theatre will re-open ON THURSDAY EVENING, SEPT. 22t tJKDCH TUB FATRONAGE OF THE STEWARDS OF THE IIOMCtlUSIl RACES, AND THE MEMUKII3 OF THE JOCKEY CLUB. On which occasion, by the kind permission of Colonel Cairncross thc efficient Hand of the 9(ith Regiment (from Parramatta) will attend, and perform several popular II i TH during the evening. Tho performance* for the Evening will consist of two New Piece?, never before acted in these colonies,commencing with an original Comedy, written by Bucksione, '.n three Acts, entitled BEAUX AND BELLES; on, SIN- GLE LIFE. A Pus dé Trois by Mr. Chambers, and Misses Jones and Thompson. A Song by desire, by Mrs.'S. W. Wallace. To conclude with a deeply intt»restinj? Drnm-i, called LOVE AND POVERTY: OR, THE FATAL KEEPSAKE. Nights of perform- ance-Monday, Tuesday,' Thursday, and Saturday. Doors open at seven o'clock, and performance commence a...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Morning Herald — 21 September 1842
_>ERáONS scuding Advertisements for insertion in this Journal, who are not Subscribers, are informed that unless they are accompanied by re- mittances, or orders upon responsible ndividuuls in Sydney, they will not be inserted. j^T O T IC E .-In consequence of disputes between Charterers, Agents, and Owners of Shipping, no advertisement will, in future, be re- ceived, except it mentions to whose account it must be.charged. Herald Office, August 22. SALES BY AUCTION. BOESSSU8H KAOB9, SECOND DAY. Imported Surtaam Bulls. MR. STUBBS will sell by auction, nt Homebush, immediately before the commencement of thc race« on thc Second Day, THIS DAY, the 21it instant, Seven splendid imported Durham Built Pedigrees and particulars will he given in to-morrow's advertisement. Terms at sale. 3359 Patter captain '¿tent'» colebratod Oraat, A SUPERB SELECTION OF KISSING POINT. . MR STUBBS has received directions (posi- tively) irom Captain Baker, R. N., to cjffc- by Public Auction, as an inducemen...
DOMESTIC INTELLIGENCE. INSOLVENCY PROCEEDINGS. TUESDAY. BEFORE the CHIEF COMMISSIONER. PROOF OF CLAIMS. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Morning Herald — 21 September 1842
INSOLVENCY PROCEEDINGS. I TtJESDAV. DEFOUE tile CHIEF COMMISSIONER. PROOF OF CLAIMS. In Hie estate of James Snedmi, a single meeting: Jotm AI orrin, £15 li. 5(1. ; L. Potts und Co., £9 ls. 2d. In tito estate of Parry Long, a first meeting : R. C. Gordon, £.12 lu's, ii J. ; ll. C. Gordon, n second claim, £83 14s. Od. ; Chambers bud Thurlow, £12 17s. 8d. ; Lau- rence Pott«, £9 l&lt;5«. 7d. ; Thomas Watt, £50 7s. 10(1.: Melville and Andrews, £iSi Hs. 4d.; Welsh and Eldridge, £9 Hs. tid; A. Dick, £62 Hhj. 6d. ; Keino und Fail fax, £6 13-. Od. In the estate of George Smyth, a first meet- ing: Paul and Co., £8* Uh. Od. ; Stone and Holle, £2 Ut. 3d. ; Kemp and Fuiifax, £8 l»s.8d. In tilt estate of Thomas William Arnold, . first mettingi Chambers and Thurlow, à?M jPd. ; Australian Auction Cwpw;, f Pf Ils. ld. ; lt. J. Want, .Cl!) lös. ld. ; John.' Field, £'400 4d. ; Joseph Farris, £50 ; Jessie Howison, £7ö 10s. 3d. ; Bank of Australasia, £103 3s. od. ; Kemp and Fairfax, £2 12s. 2d. ...
ENGLISH EXTRACTS. DINNER TO SIR ALLAN M'NAB. (From the Standard, April 28.) [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Morning Herald — 21 September 1842
DINNER TO SIR* ALLAN M'NAB. (From the Standard, April 28J YESTERDAY a dinner was giren, at the Thatched House Tavern, St. James's street, to the above distinguished indi- vidual, by tlie Colonial Company. Tlie 'Right Hon. Lord Mountcashel presided; he was supported on thc right by Sir Allan M'Nab, and on the left by Sir Francis Head ; and among those present we ob- served Sir A, D'Este, Sir Ü. M'Dougall, Major Cadogan, Lieut. Colonel P. Taylor, the Chevalier Dillon, Dr. Ifill, Mr. M. Martin, Mr. D. Urquhart, and many other gentlemen either distinguished for their advocacy of our colonial interests, or having extensive possessions in the Ca- lindas. . After the removal of the cloth,, the ' usual loyal toasts were drunk with all due ".[honours. Upon that of "The Duke of Sussex dud the rest of the Royal Family" being warmly responded to, : Sir Augustus D'Este returned thanks. He said it was impossible for a son at any time to hear the health of his father given without feeling exceedin...
NEW ZEALAND. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Morning Herald — 21 September 1842
NEW ZEALAND. PORT NICHOLSON papers to the 26th August came to hand yesterday, but they contain little news likely to bc interesting to the general reader. The BISHOP or NEW ZEALAND was at Wellington, where he had been warmly received : fae was j about to proceed to Nelson. The inlm-1 bitant8 were very busy preparing for the approaching municipal elections. Trade appeared to be very dull. We shall en- deavour to find a few extracts tor to-mor- row's Herald.
VESSELS LAID ON IN LONDON FOR THESE COLONIES. (From Hardy's Skipping List, April 22.) [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Morning Herald — 21 September 1842
VESSELS LAID ON IN LONDON FOR THESE COLONIES. Wfom Hardy t Skipping Litt, April 22.) SYDNEY.- I rial, 340, Day, April 30; Ghns vUly, 670, MncNeil. May 5 ; Spartan, ino, Macey, May 10'j Eden, 420, Boyce, Muy 1» ; Harlequin, 350, Harrison, May ll; Adm, 412,' Waddell, May 15 ¡ Giraffe, 204, Moore, ' Way 13; Kinntar, 400, Liddeidale, June 10. PORT PittM.tr AMO SYDNEY.-.ChfveriU,000, Harvey, Muy S. VA» DIGMBK'S LWB,-Royal Admira!, 414, Pell, April 23, (convicts); Waterloo, 410, Ager, May 13, (convicts) ; Emily, 401, Muy IS, (convicts). For Hobart Town,-Haidee, 3l)0, Marshall, April 30 ; Sultan, 400, Muir, April 27; Apolline, 520, Thoma», Mayó; . May Flower, 320, Headley, May 10. For Launceston.-Adelaide, 258, Dryden, April 30 ; Royal Saxon, 510, Lodge, May 28. NEW ZEAL IND.-For. Nelson.-Sir Charlen Forbes, 3fi8, Hacou. April ;!t) ; Thomas Harri- son, 855,- Smith, May 24 ; Olympus, 316, Whyte, Jiine 5. For Wellington.-Nelson, 253, MaeLarcn, May 1. For Auckland and Bay of Islands.-Tuscan, ...
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Morning Herald — 21 September 1842
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. &nbsp; ARRIVALS. FROM Port Nicholson, yesterday, having left the 30th ultimo, the barque Eleanor, 150 tons, Captain Johnson, in ballast. Passengers Mrs. Brewer, Mrs. Burton, nnd Mr. Buck- land; steerage, Mr. und Mrs. Brison, and Mr. Abraham. From Batavia, the same day, having left the 31st July, the schooner Abercrombie, 143 tons, Captain Petley, with sugar, &c. From Port Nelson, New Zealand, last night, having left the 1st instant, the brig &nbsp; Supply, 123 tons, Captain Browne, in ballast. Passengers-Miss Moore, Mr. Wentworth, aud Mr. Plaistowe; steerage-Mr. Park. From Hobart Town, last night, having left 14th instant, the schooner Marian Watson, 146 &nbsp; tons, Captain Tinley, with wheat, potatoes, &c. Passengers-Mr. nnd Mrs. Kempster, and Mr. Davies; steerage, four rank and file of the 80th Regiment.
[?] NICHOLSON [?] ARRIVAL OF THE BISHOP OF NEW ZEALAND. FRIDAY, AUGUST 12, 1842. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Morning Herald — 22 September 1842
»o»* *ioa*u*ir uMBAMi; ¡ ARRIVAL OF THE BISHOP OF NEW ZEALAND. Friday, August 12, 1842. At noon a salute from the Victoria brig announced that the Bishop and suite had left the vessel, and a few minutes there- after, the boat having his Lordship on board arrived immediately in front of the i Exchange, Te Aro, where it had been arranged the inhabitants of "Wellington «should meet his Lordship, to present a congratulatory address on his arrival in the first and principal settlement of New Zealand. The day was propitious, and the number of citizens collected numerous. The landing of his Lordship and suite was unmarked by ostentatious display, but the peculiar dignity and benign aspect of the Bishop rendered these artificial accompani- ments unnecessary. The impression made by his Lordship, on all who had the plea- sure of being present, was one of the highest respect. After a little time agree- ably spent by his Lordship in receiving the manly pledgo of respect, a hearty shake of the h...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Morning Herald — 22 September 1842
ABSTRACT OF SALES BY AUCTION. IWc insert for the information, of the Public I an Abstract of nil the Public Sides which"] luke place '" I THIS DAY. How.Mii) and Watson.-At their Rooms, at half-past 6 p.m., Books,, Wine, Cutlery, Glass, and Lemon Syrup. Mr. Polack.-At his Mart, at li o'clock, Jewellery, Cutlery, _ Hats, Wine, Ten, Tobacco, and Groceries. Pickering ano Lucas.-On the premises of Mr. Cousens, Bathurst-strcct, at 12 o'clock, Household Furniture,
COASTERS OUTWARDS. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Morning Herald — 22 September 1842
COASTERS OUTWARDS. September 21.-Dolphin, IG, Nicholson, for Port Aiken, in ballast. Elisabeth, 25, Harold, for the Manning, with sundries. Nautilus, .40, Johnson, for Newcastle and the M'Loay, ?with sundries. /lynde, 30, Bcnean, for Kiama, with sundries. The Socrates is about to proceed to New- castle to take in a cargo of coals, for the sup- ply of the Gipsy, steamer, at Launceston. A new cutter, called the Jane, left Port Macquarie on Sunday last, for Sydney. The Mary Ann, schooner, was taking in cargo there for this port. The Maitland had on board 2000 feet limber, i bales wool, and 16'4 bushels lime.
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Morning Herald — 22 September 1842
MARRIED. At Walcot, in April last, Compton C. Domvile, Esq. 85th regiment, eldest son of Sir Compton Domvile, Bart., to Isabella, daughter of Sir George Arthur, Bart., Gover- nor of Bombay, and formerly Lieut. Governor of Van Diemen's Land.
ISLE OF PINES. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Morning Herald — 22 September 1842
ISLE OF PINES. We have been requested by Captain Munro, to_ insert the following, in reference to the sailing directions for the Isle of Pines, and some typographical errors having occurred in yesterday's publication, willi respect to som» of the bearings, we rcpublish it to-duy. To the Editors of the Sydney Morning fierait' Gentlemen,-In your paper of this day's date' 1 observe published, sailing directions for the Isle of Pines, which I gave lo your reporter on an i val. You will grently oblige by stating in your next publication, they are the direct- ions given by Captain George Maughan, of the Hind : my knowledge of the port is too superficial to be noticed-the remarks may lerve to point put the channel generally used (Diana's). Ï ara, Sir, Your obedient servant, DANIEL G. MUNRO. 21st September. Sailino Directions for Isle of Pines, south cast end of New Caledonia. Lat. 22° 31' S. ; long. 167° 15' E. Anchorage in Vic- toria Harbour, high water, full and change, about 7. In makin...
To the Editors of the Sydney Morning Herald. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Morning Herald — 22 September 1842
To tho Editors of the Sydney Morning Herald. Gelniiimen,-Having noticed in n recent numbei of your paper, nu enquiry ns to the cine of disc lie in 01 mgc trees, I am le minded ol a piece of liifoimation which may be useful to the public is to the cure of a still moie despci ite disensc ni the apple tree, known bj the name of the Aineucan blight, which is the elliot ol an insect [limsoma) inodiicitig tubeieles upon the blanches and loose col tony tuftj As this distase is most formidable, and Rp1 c iding itself in ev cry direction tin oiighout the cob ny, a remedy far it is of the lust ltn poi lance ninny things li iv o been suggested out the only way of urestuicr the disease, I ever found answer, was, lint of extirpating evcrv lice, loot and branch, which indu itcd the slightest symptoms of it Recently, how evert a medical tuend of minc informed me he had seen the subjoined remedy used in one instance w iib success, and tint the gardener assured lum that he had no apprehension of tli...
VESSELS LAID ON FOR THIS COLONY [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Morning Herald — 22 September 1842
VESSELS LAID ON FOR THIS COLONY FromLonoon Direct.-Spartan, WO, Macey, merchandise, May 10. 67. George, 383, Sughrue, April 2ß. Giraffe, 261, Moore, May 15. Kinnear, merchandise, June 10. Eden, 420, Boyce, merchandise. May 10. Harlequin, 350, Harrison, merchandise. May 11. '/rial, 430, Day, merchandise, May 13. Aden, Vii, Waddel, merchandise, May 15. Marley, 580, Evans, "nerchandise, April 25. Glenswilly, 670, M'Neil, May. From Liverpool.-Colombian, 27G,Wakem. May l8. From Port PiiiLLir.-Duke of Richmond. Lord Saumarez, brig. Thomas Lord, schooner. Falcon, schooner. From Hobart Town.-Bramble, H. M. B , iqtenns. Ply, II. M. S., l8 guns, Blackwood. Sir John Byng, brig. Waterlily, schooner. From Adelaide.-Dorset, brig, Walsh. Emma, brig, Sproul. From Launceston.- William, brig, Thom, From New Zealand.- Bee, brig, 140, Cheyne. Ariel, Finlay. Harriett. Margaret, M'Kinnon. Scotia, schooner, Cook. Susu7i »oA/i««,sehoon«r, Anderson. Ann,schooner, 62, Steel. Bright Planet, Morrisen. Per. sev...
[?] CORRESPONDENCE. LETTER IV. To the Editors of the Sydney Morning Herald. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Morning Herald — 22 September 1842
pfSsaiWAk co*K»»»oriDBWc*, I LETTER it. SJTil.Ä Editors of the Sydney Morning Herald, iPwrÄi'MCN,-In my last letter I dwelt, pcr ( «Melt too gi cat length, upon the moral ovils i lü'sdiicli the squatting system has given i ifciflKj 1 shall now, mote hi icily, endeavour I jtoabkil out the injury which, in my opinion, ' mt'Stiá /ide settler, the landholder within Iktfcjitmi.nies, '1,ls sustained norn the ope ,n.i23 0c lncll Systcm. Let us assume that Hn)|jacisoi>s a few yeais ago started ns gnwjgrs, with a capital of £'2000 each; the 'Spilpying land ut five or twelve shillings an '..rtrftlic othor, at only a distance ol' lil ty ¡?fliocross the boiindaiy lino, occupying a Igfitilrnct of country for nothing, or, as Ittttny lias lickii the case, for an aniiuiil pny tvi!^l«f a few pounds. If each bought 1000 ¿.the one who sealed could not buy less Ttwo sections (or 1280 acres) of hind, K unless he was singulaily foi lunate in Hug a run which did not interfere with ¡[jjery extensive nin...