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LOSS OF THE AMERICAN SHIP "DELPHOS." [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 16 January 1847
SLOss OF TrE AMIERICAN SHIP " Ds?L.roS." (From tlhe New Zealander,; . .P ) The American whale ship Alert,_ Captain Middle: ton, arrived last week at.the Bay of Islands, having as passengers the officers and crew of the American whaler. Delphos, Captain West, who purpose ob taining relief from the Consulate of the -United States at this port. The following statement was forwarded.'to'the American Consul :-.. .. . ".Ship Alert, Bay of Islands, Nov.-26, 1840. " On the Oth instant we made Palmerston's Island, and stood in for the purpose of procuring fresh recruits, if possible.. While approaching the island a boat came off to us, containing partlof the crew of the ship Delphos, of Tisbury, Martha's Vineyard, who were wrecked there ten days previous. The particulars of the disaster are thus given by the master and officers. "On the morning of the 27th October, in the midst of a violent squall of wind and rain, breakers were discovered at a short distance on the lee bow. The order was in...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 16 January 1847
A ScHooL ANECDOTE.-One of the mostams?ing school anecdotes that we have heard recently, says the Boston Bee, occurred a few ldays ago, at the -- School, in Roxbury. A lad, whom we will call Peter, for the sake of a name, played truant from that. school, and, wishing for an excuse, the next day altered over an old note, which had been used for the same purpose on a former occasion, by expunging the old date and substituting, the pre sent. The master detected the trick, and,. it the presence of the school, impressed upon him tilh dangerous chlaracter of such. an act. He then told Peter he would leave him in ?tho aisle for 'alf an. hour to reflect upon it, and bq his own juidge as to the punishment due to the.offence. The half-hour having elapsed, the vwholc school was called to thp " third position," the attitude of attention,; and ths teacher said," Now, sir, you yourself are the judgp in this ease: what is your decison P" Peten ? 1oslr tated a little; then, hanging his head, pronoun...
CATHOLIC DIRECTORY FOR JANUARY, 1847. [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 16 January 1847
CATHOLIC DIRECTORY FOR 3ANUARY, 1817. S. 116 St. Marcellus, Pope and Mar., scmid. 8. 17 2nd Sunday after Epiphany, Feast of the Most S Holy Name of Jesus, dou.h 2 udo. .M 181 St. Peter s Clhair at Iome, doub. mna. .a. 10 I St.*Canute, Mar., semid. W. 0 I S. Fabian and Sebastian, Martyrs, doub. Tb. 21 St. Agnes, Virg.and Mar, doub. ?. 22 I eS. Vinent, &er.. Martyrs, semlid. 5. 123 St Raymond of Prunafort, semid. . 1 24 Brd Sunday after Epiphany, semid. M. 25 Conversion of St. Paul donb. ma'. qTu. 211 St. LPolycarp, His and bar., somod. W. I27 S t Jolhn Chryenstnom Di. end Duoo., doub. Th. 28 bt. Antiony Abbot (from 17th Inst.), doub. F. 9 22 t.'Francis do Sales, lisa ,doub. .. 810| St. Martina, Virg. and Mar. semid. .8. S9I Septuagesinma Sunday, 2nd cl., semid.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 16 January 1847
NOTICE. S UBSCRIBERS in the City wishing to discontinue taking this Journal, must send a written notice to that effect to the 'offce of publication, and pay up all arrears, as the slightest attention will not be paid to any notice given to the Collector. M. D'ARCY. Chronicle Office, Jan. 4, 1847.
DEPARTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 16 January 1847
DEPARTUOES. January 14.-T*afaloar, ship, Capt. Morrison, for London. Passengers-Dr. Wilson, R.N.; F. W. Clark, Major Childs, R.M.; Mr. Holman, two Masters Herr, Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Kerr Mr.?Ho garth, Captain Trevelyan, Mr. Kemptlhornc Mr.J. W. M*Cullocli, Mrs. M'Culloch and child, Mr..Left wicvh, and Mrs. Cuthlbertson. 14.-Willia the Fourth, steamer, Captain Tag gart,.for Boyd Town, Twofold Bay.
Sydney Markets. [CORRECTED UP TO LAST EVENING.] FLOUR, WHEAT, &c. [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 16 January 1847
-0 [CORRECTED TIP TO LAST EVENING.] FLOUR, WHEAT, &o. £ s. d. £ s. d. Flour, fine, per 100lbs. .. 0 11 0 to 0 12 0 Ditto,seconds, ditto .. .. 0 0 0 .. 0 0 0 Ditto, ration, ditto .. .. 0 0 0 .. 0 0 0 Bread, per 2lb. loaf .. .. 0 0 3 .. 0 0 0 Biscuit, fine, per cwt. .. 0 14 0 .. 0 0 0 Ditto, second, ditto .. .. 0 12 0 .. 0 0 0 Hay, per ton .. .. 2 15 0 .. 5 5 0 Ditto, retail, per cwt.. .. 0 3 6 .. 0 6 0 Wheat Straw, per cwt. .. 0 2 3 .. 0 4 0 Fodder, per dozen .. .. 0 0 8 .. 0 0 9 Bedding, per load .. .. 0 2 6 .. 0 3 6 Wheat, Colonial, per bushel 0 3 0 .. 0 4 0 Barley, ditto, ditto .. .. 0. 0 0 .. 0 0 0 Ditto, Cape, ditto .. .. O 0 0 .. 0 0 0 Oats, per bushel, wholesale 0 4 0 .. 0 0 0 Ditto, ditto; retail .. .. 0 0 0 .. 0 0 0 Maize, ditto, wholesale .. 0 2 6 .. 0 3 0 Ditto, ditto, retail .. ...0 3 .0 . 0 3 6 Bras, perAbushel .. ..0 '1. 3. '0 0 0 .BUTCII ERlS'-.lMEAT .. Beef, carcass, per lb... .. 0 0 1 . 0 0' Ditto, per joint, ditto .. 0 0 1j.. 0 0 2. Mutiton, carcass, ditto ....
RENEWAL OF TRANSPORTATION. PUBLIC MEETING AT KISSING POINT. [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 16 January 1847
RENEWAL OF TRANSPORTATION. PUBLIC MEETING AT KISSING POINT. (Abridged from the Herald.) On Monday afternoon last, a public meeting of the inhabitants of. Kissing Point was held, in the schoolroom at that place on the subject of the rec newal of transportation to this Colony.' There ware about fifty persons present, nearly all of whom were residents in the neighbourhood. The chair, was occupied by William Lawson, Esq., M.L.C.,for the county of Cumberland. Mr. I. B. DAnVALL, M.L.C., rose to propose the first resolution, to the eflcct that a petition to the Legislative Council be adopted praying that the report of the Select Committee of that body, ap pointed during the last session to report on the despatch of Mr. Gladstone on the subject of the renewal of transportation to this Colony, might be adopted by the Council... In moving thotresolution, the lion. and learned gentleman;: spoke at great length on the advantages which the colony had in previous years derived from the transporta...
SPAIN. (The following appeared in a second edition of the Times of Saturday:—) Madrid, September 6. [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 16 January 1847
SPAIN. (The following appeared in a second edition of the Times of Saturday:-) Madrid, September 6. El lleraldo declares that the marriage of the Infanta with the Duke. of Montpensier, will take place notwithstanding the resistance to it on the part of any foreign power. El Tiempo.says that M. Bresson was to present himself to-day at the Palace, and. demand in a formal manner the hand of the Infanta, the Queen's sister, for the Duke of Montpensier. El Expeceiador was seized to-day by order of the Political Chief. Mr. Bulwer, British Minister at Madrid, sent in, at one o'clock, this day, a second note, of a strong and energetic character, to Senor Isturiz on the subject of the matriage of the Infanta with the Duke of Montpensier. IHe warns Senor Isturis of the danger that will probably follow a perseverance in that scheme. He maintains the right of England to interfere in the marriage of tihe Infanta, which, by the law of the country, is of as much public im portance as that of the Q...
IMPOUNDINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 16 January 1847
??IPOUNDINGS. Queanbcyan, on the 2nd January, by G. T. Palmer, Esq.-rcd bullock, branded " with ' over hip off side; red and white bull, branded N over AM rump, 'I hip off side, damages 51. ; red steer, branded MC rump and ribs off side; strawberry cow, branded 8 over TB ribs, piece out of ear near side, piece off car, and apparently O over H rump off side ; yellow poley cow, top off both ears, branded JP. ribs and shoulder, and TS rump milking side; yellow cow, illegible brand over TB ribs, a piece out of ear near side, 0 over H rump, a piece out of car off side; red cow, branded JW rump, WC or WG ribs and apparently 9 underneath, 3 shoulder, slit in car milking side; red sided yearling heifer, back and belly white, illegible brand ribs milking side; red working bullock, branded WC or WtG rump, 2 shoulder near side; strawberry cow, ille gible brand ribs both sides, and GNor.CN rump near side ; brown bullock, a worker, an indescribable brand rump, ID shoulder, top off ear, all off s...
FRANCE AND SPAIN. [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 16 January 1847
FRANCE'AND'SPAIN. (From the lMorning, "Chronicle.) Never at any period, not even during the pe ninsular war, was the name of Frenchmen held in such deep execration in Spain as at the present moment P The rash attempt of M. de Bresson, we are assured, has kindled a dlame in the Peninsula which is likely to lay the country .waste far and wide, from San Sebastian to Gibraltar, from the frontiers of Portugal to the Mediterranean. But one feeling seems to prevail upon the subject-there is a coalition of every political party in Spain to thwart the view of France. In whatever other points disagreeing, Progressistas, Carlists, the most important section of the Moderados (all of them, indeed, who are removed from Camarilla influence) appear determined to oppose this intended marriage to the death. We printed yesterday 'the protest of the Progres sistas, and of the influential Conservatives: hero is a clause from it once more " The Progressista party, both as Spaniards and as Liberals, Is de...
THE SYDNEY CHRONICLE. SATURDAY, JANUARY 16, 1847. THE FREEDOM OF THE PRESS: IN THE CASE O'CONNELL V. HAWKSLEY. [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 16 January 1847
THE 'SYDNEY CHRONICLE. SATURDAY, JANUARY 1U, 1847. -THE FREEDOM -OF THE PRESS: IN THE CASE O'CONNELL V. HAWKSLEY. IN many, perhaps in most instances, the benefits conferred on their own country especially, or on the general family of man, *by those who have their names conspi. cuously enrolled in the list of patriots or plilanthropists, havearisen from the excite ment produced by.a sense-of their own in dividual grievances, or by sympathy with the oppression and. sufferings of others in :some particular case, orin some small-circle, •wherein -the -appeal was first made to their 'hearts through their bodily senses. We could multiply examples in confirmation of the truth and faithfulness of this historic recollection. It would be foreign to our :present purpose so to do. It has only oc S;ourred to us to make this remark in vindi -cation of those which are to follow, and to purify ourselves from the suspicion of having indited them with any personal object in view. On no occasion have ...
LAW REFORM. [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 16 January 1847
LAW REFORM. (From the Atlas, London.) 7 A Society for the Amendment of the Law hasjutst made rather a striking demonstration. If we may believe the speakers, there never was any ting which so much needs amendment; those spealers, comprising men of all parties, and of the highest station, especially in the profession of the lay. Indeed belief outruns the speaker; the law reeds not merely amendment, but thorough alteration. It is very odd that that which is simply intended to secure justice between man and man, should be so contrived as to make its purpose difficult, if not im possible; rendering the attainment of justice quite a matter of pure chance; while it most. frequently inflicts gratuitous injury, and therefore injustice upon all, especially on those seeking redress. It is odd, too, that we should have arrived at such a pitch of endurance, that the evil is suffered to continue as if it were inevitable. There are some valuable things in our law, especially in its ten dency to p...
THE AUSTRALIAN SQUATTERS. [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 16 January 1847
THE AUSTRALIAN SQUATTERS. (From the Colonial Times, Dec. 25.) Tie more we consider` the audacity with which tihe squatting millionaires persist in insisting upon possessing " rights," the moze we are astonished at the tranquillity with which are endured such flagrant attempts at public spoliation. Rights indeed ! What rights can the Australian squatter possess more than does the American, except that he has been indulged far beyond what has been any other " help myself" land pirate in the world i The American squatter goes forth with his family into the wilderness, and finding " a run" (as the Australian squatter calls it) that will suit him, (in his verbiage " a part of a prairie") to his mind, he sits down upon it, and those who compose his es tablishment set to work, axes in hand, In erecting a log-house, and with his team of oxen (his loco motives) he soon drags to scites apportioned for his garden and his stockyard, materials for enclosing them with a substantial fence, equal t...
COOLIE EMIGRATION. [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 16 January 1847
COOLIE EMIGRATION. (From the Colonial Times.) It is well known that the most violent sticklers for the renewal of transportation to New South 'Vales are those who were the most violent advo cates for its discontinuance. It now turns out that the object of getting rid of the old system was to establish a new one, in which white slavery in its worst possible features was to be commenced, but -only in " Rob Roy's country," the wilderness of "* the squatters," where the miserable slaves in equal proportions were to be exiled for life; for any transportation to the interior of the great continent -of New Holland, beyond the reach of civilisation •or the controlling protection of the Stipendiary Magistracy, is in fact placing these miserable wretches at the " tender mercy" (so the subjoined extract calls it) of thle squatting slave-owner-is ~LAVERY FOR LIFE. Thie most active elforts are making by these white slave-dealers to obtain the -exclusive right of receiving upon their millions -of...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 16 January 1847
The .'ydney Chronicle" is published twice a week, on Wednesday and Saturday; and is extensively circulated throughout New South Wales, VaotDiemen's Land, Soutl Australia, New Zealand, and India; and in England. Scotland, and Ireland.-.TAe Quarters end on the 31st Marec 30th June, 30th September, and 31st December; at which periods only subscribers can decline receiving it, after paying the amount due.-Advertisers should mark on each advertisement the number of insertions required; otherwise they, are continerted ountanded. Orders M c discontinue or alter advertisements must be sent in before six o'clock on the evenings of Tuesday and Friday; but new advertisements are received till six o'clock on the evening before.publication.-Al. instructions must be given in writig, and all letters ost paid NO TIC E. TIHE SUBSCRIBERS to this Paper, . and the Public in general, are respect fully informed, that the following rules will in future be strictly adhered to: IN SYDNEY-The Subscription is...
Shipping Intelligence. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 16 January 1847
:10 itUOy flaettltgrnce. -0 ARRIVALS. 'January 12.-Kate, schooner, 02 tons, Captain Salmon, from Port Nicholson the 13th, and Hawko Bay the 22nd, December. 13.-William the Fourth,steamer, Captain Tag gart, from Twofold Bay and Broulee the lth inst. Passengers-five in the steerage. 13.-llaitland, steamer, 103 tons, Capt. Parsons; from Port Stephens the 10th and Port Macquarie the 11th instant. Passengers-Mr. Verge, Mrs. Smythe, and one in the steerage. 14.- .Velocity, schooner, 138 tons, Capt. lHogg, from Port Nicholson the 3rd instant. Passengers -Messrs. Cockburn, Mills, W. Ryan, Kater, Fahy, and Sergeant Norton, of tile 99th regiment. 14.--Terror, schooner, 95 tons, Capt. Dunning, from Auckland the 23rd and the Barrier Island the 27th December. Passenger--Mr. Cooke.
STATE OF SPAIN. [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 16 January 1847
STATE OF SPAIN. (From the 7'imes, September 10.) With all our afhectlon and admiration .fori the Spanish, we must say that they are a most provoking people. They are always a day too late for action. They quietly allow themselves to be .circumvented, and then affect the utmost indignation and surprise when they find themselves at the mercy'of a stran ger. To be sure, they do more than affect indigna tion : they are apt to give it even a too genuine and actual expression. lHe. who entraps a Spaniard, to use a proverb which Sancho Pauza would doubtless have expressed in the idiom of La Mancha, has only succeeded in " catching a Tartar." His work is to come. The most furious and practical vengeance, however, makes but pool amends for an evil which might have been prevented. Spain knows too well whom it has to thank for thie unfortunate lapse it now so vehemently deplores. It knows how little satisfaction the progress of Spanish affairs can possibly-have given:to England for several yea...
MEETING AT PENRITH. [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 16 January 1847
MEETING AT PENRIThT. A meeting was held on Monday, at the Court house, Penrith, for the purpose of ascertaining and expressing the opinion of the district on the subject of the renewal of transportation. The chair was occupied by R. C. Lethbridge, Esq., J.P. Mr. EDWARD Cox, J.P., moved tile first resolu tion as follows :-" That this meeting views with alarm and regret the great and daily increasing dearth of labour." Mr. R. DULIUNrY seconded the resolution, which was put and carried. Mr. R. DULUrNTY moved : "That this meeting is of opinion that, unless a supply of labour, is speedily obtained, the colony at large will meet with a most serious check." Mr. ALFRED KENNERLY, J.P., seconded the reso-; lution, which was then put by the Chairman to the: meeting, and carried unanimously. Mr. F O. DARVAi.L irdposed : -" TIhat vieting the exhausted state of the land fund, and the pre sent high rate of wages in England, this meeting considers the chance of obtaining a supply of las bour by vol...