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NEWS OF THE DAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 11 February 1839
NEWS OF THE DAY. PAROCHIAL ScuooLs.-WVe have heard it rumoured, that Sir George Gijps'liak.a sort of' hankering" after the" Irish system of Education ;" and he has used some en deavours to induce Bishop Broughton to fall in with his. views upon the subject, hut without success-upon this point the Bishop, it is said, is ipflexible. Sir George will find, that in approaching the ', Irish Sv"tem" lie breaks dangerous ground. The 'Protestant ernigrast colonists are, to a ann, opposed to it, and, aill ;not quiietly submit to.its introduction into this Co~ongy. -Sydney Herald.-[A more impudent fb was never more coolly uttered by any Journal in any Land.. It is impos sible to state the proportion of protestants who favour Sir Richard .Bourke's national school-plan. It is our opinion, that two thirds of the population are in favour of it: but out of fear of e;-communication. a portion of these will vote with the bigoted clergy of the Colony. Among these spiri ual bigts, 'we are sorry to say ...
MANIFESTS. IMPORTS. Reports from the 2d ultimo to the 9th instant, inclusive. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 11 February 1839
1%lANI FESTS. IMPORTS. Reports from the 2d ultimo to tAe 9th instant, inclusive. February 4 - AVON (bark), 264 tons, Cole, master, from South Sea Fishery, G. W. Cole, agent; 224 casks sperm oil, 2 casks ambergris, G. W. Cole. February 4-MARIANNE (brig), 285 tons, Hayle, master, from London, T. Gore & Co. agents; 4 cases saddlery, 12 packages carriages, 1 threshing machine, 110 puncheons 21 hugsheads rum, 15 tierces tobacco, 811 burs 22 bundles 74 rods IS plates iron, 120 deals, 200 hogsheadi porter, 40 casks wine, 5 hogsheads English gin, and sundry packages British goods, T. Gore and Co.; 40 hogs. heads rum, 240 half.boxes soap, 60 casks bottled beer, 9 hogsheads loaf sugar, 68 cases oilman's stores, b0 casks split peas, 50 cans boiled oil, R, Can,pbell; 77 casks bottled beer, T. Smith; 11 eases wine, 27 cases oilman's stores, 3 cases 3 trunks stationery, 8 bales blankets, 9 bales'cottons, I bale woollens, 7 bales slops, 1 bale linens, C. F. Warue; 20 cases wine, R. Dasre; ...
HOBART TOWN SHIP NEWS. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 11 February 1839
HOBART TOWN SHIP NEWS. AR RIVALS. Janl. 21-Thte ship Moj~stie,:%~4 ton, Williamsnn, from the Downs, 8th Octoqer, ne Caape of (;od Hope, 9th Dec., with feumale prisoners aud govern: mselt stores. 22-The bark Potentate, 'S. Gilchilst, rroma G?reenork, 4rd October. 23-Thk brig Camilla, 361 tons, Gardner, from Sy-dney. 2Sy3 ?he ship Gilmore, 500 tons, Threaker, from Porttnouth, 5th October, with 278 male prisoners, iron for tail road. c. 23--The French frigate L'Arlenmise, Captain Lap lace, 50 guns. 23-The barque Briltomrt, 243 tons, M'Donald, from Swan River the 6ibh inst. DEPARTURES. January 20-the schooner Agnes, 50 tons, Gray, for Port Phillip. 20-the barque 1lerope, Clinch, from Twofold Bay. 22-the barqte Lord Sidmouth, 194 tons, Mac Farlane. on a whaling voyage. 33-The JlMariaa IVatson, ;146 tons, Ayerst, for Sydney.
COVENT GARDEN THEATRE. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 11 February 1839
COVENT GARDEN TIIEATiR. This theatre opened for the season last night, with the tragedy of Cariaol'nue and tie farCe of' fiRgh Life Below, Stairn. The house was well filled in every part f and when the enltain.rose for." God save the Queen" a cor dial greeting was bestowed on the assembled corps, and tile stong was warmly encored as a merited tribute to the singing as well as to the sentiment. As the overture was about to commence, there was a simultaneous and pro longed call for Mr. Macready-and when he came for. ward, In consequence of this unusual expression of ap. piolmtion and interest on the part of the andience, tihe cheering was most enthusiastic. lie briefly confessed his nlability to express his feelings at so unexpected a testi. ounly of appreciation of his efforts, and disclaiming pro. fessions, declared his reliance on the zealous endeavours of lila company for success. We record with gratificationl an occurrence which is honourable both to the ,.udience and the manager...
LAUNCESTON SHIPPING NEWS. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 11 February 1839
LAUNCE?'TON SHIPPING NEWS. ARRIVAI.S. January 21I-Barq-e I..uisa Campbell, 274 tons, Buckley master, from London. January 21-Schooner Sally Ann, 60 tons, Sannders master. from Portland Bay. . January 22-Schooner Edward, 60 tons, Jacobs master, from Circular Head. January 24-Schonner Tamer, 117 tons, Bell mtaster, from the Mauritius. January 25-Schooner Indurtry, 90 tons, Bu'ck land nma?ster, from Port Pihillip. January --Balque II'allaby, 284 tons, Har. Ibulgh, master, ft ot Port Phillip. Dt 'A RTUnP. , The hrig '11llim hlt.i comutnced at. Fotherint hant's Wharf to load fur Launcestn, and will sail the latter end of the week. The 7'/heresa is discharging het Government totes. I le Earl Durham ha s 'auled from the Core into the stream n?arly for a start to the Iay of Islands this day. January 24-Briig - Iilliam, 194 tons, Thoat toaster, for Sydney. • The Fanniy, Andlrews, will drop down the river to-llnorrow u?trnine, for I.ndon. The Union and Loulrba Campbcll are discharging their i...
English Extracts. THE EXPERIMENTAL ASCENT OF THE NASSAU BALLOON. MR. GREEN'S NARRATIVE. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 11 February 1839
En li-_h Extracts. THE EXPERIMENTAL ASCENT OF THE 2:ASSAU B.AI.LOON. MR. OREEN'S NARaATIVE. My accent on Tuesday last from Vauxhall-gardsns in the great Nassau balloon.was in coapanyi with Me Edward lpencer rand Mr Rars. of Ltsenham.n-hall, Erre'c, whnhad Inlliattid to me his desire to make an as?enr of great eleva Lion, to ascertain the greatest altitude that could with safety be attained with three persons iin the car; anld ltruher, to ascer.alo the clhanges of temperature that woMkt take place" at different elevatlions. as well as tile varlations of the currents of air i and, finally, to es'abllshi the impolrtant fact as to whlether the same dtiffieurlties ex isted with regard to resplrati on in a very rarified atmos phere by persons asceanding in a balloon to any great altiilte, as have reen felt and described by persons who ialve arctndeil lolty mo'lntailus. Ever slncu I constrcted tile Nassau balloon I have had a strong desire to set these questions at rest, and I there forre ...
VESSELS CLEARED OUTWARDS, [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 11 February 1839
VESSELS CLEARED OUTWARDS, Francis Spaight, for New Zealand-Passenger, Mr Ilinehecliffe. IleDn. for Port Phillip,-Passengers, Messrs. Bodecin, Turtle, Reeves and servant. IFahemv., for Canton, no passengers. opre for Manllla-tPassngers, A. Salmon, Esq., and Mr. 3. Scruttnn. MJlrgsure, for India-Plassenger, Mr. Belcher. The Hope, Capt. Greaves, went down to Watson's Bay yesterday, where site anchored, ready for a start this day. News ny. TUI " CARoLINot' '.-This vessel has broeuht another catRg of sugar into the market. besides soime molasses, (i00 hars of rice and 100 bars of grain-the latter grain bring excellent fr the purpose of fetdling and fattening horses. The brig encotnn tered solme, very heavy wea:ther on her pas sage, which she has been nine esreks in performing, and did not speak a single vessel froml part to port. Tile IHdnry was loading at the ,Mauritlus for Fydney when the car liise left and may he shortly exptected. The Susanntlstrlelt the 1ianuritius with a carge "of ...
LIFE OF MR. WILBERFORCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 11 February 1839
LIFE OF MR. WII.BERFORCE' If the biographers of Wilberforce. in steatd of ascribing the victories of Vimierna. aI"nl:aveta, ToTlontse, to the passing of the slave trade abolition, had contented them selves with saving, that a part at the vir tory of York was attributable to that event, they would have argued with a gp?od show of reason, lie was the whole nation's champion in the slave trade contest, and the su:reessful resu't of that contest invested - him with honors which the natiton paid not only to his virtue, but its own. He was the champion ton of the most pow-rfil. united, and wealthv party of the middle classes, the party denominated the evan gelteal; and so blameless in conduct him self, so adtlirably modest and popular in his conduct of the party, that each man felt he was working for himself in labour in, for his leader and paid himself a com pliment ih, the person of his distinguished representative. The beautiful meekness and urbanity which Mlr. Wilberforcee show d in h...
PROJECTED DEPARTURES. The following vessels will sail this day, if the wind be fair. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 11 February 1839
PROJECTED DEPARTL'RES. The following veusel will sail this day, if the wind be/far. opvne, for Bombay-Captain Richardson, agent Guide. for South Seas-Street, agent Argo, for Hobart Town. Dlwes, agent. Marian Watson, ditto, Egan, master. Earl Durham, Bay of Islands. A. B. Spark, agent. Margaret, for India. Montelflores & Co, agents. Besap, for Port Phillip-Milne, agent ern. for Kilg-qeorge's Sound and Calcutta, Capt. Grey, agent. The following essels hrne fJnished loading and best their sails for sea. r Hope, for London-Monteflore & Co. agents Harlequin, for New Zealand-Peterson, agent Earl Derhar,,. for Hoklanga-A. B. Spark, agent Margraret, for India-Montefiore & Co., agents • Davld, for the Bay of Islands-Montellore & Co., agents Lotus, for Liverpool-Gore & Co., Agents Tartar. for Ilatavla-Kenworthy & Lord agents John Pirie for South Australia. A. B. Spark, agent Hasherny, for Canton, A. B. Spark, Agent. Thefollowing vessels hare neo...
FOR SALE, FREIGHT, OR CHARTER. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 11 February 1839
yOR SALRE FREIGHT, OR CHARTER. tbe, or foreight or charter. Lamb & Co., agents. Louisa. brig, for sale-Aspinall & Co., agellts Susan, ship, for freight or charter-A. B. Smith, agoant
LAID ON, BUT TIME OF SAILING NOT FIXED. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 11 February 1839
LAID ON, DUT TIME OP SAILIND SLOT 1IXED, Dexp?tfrA, for London. in all February-Street; agent Lord E'ldon, for London, In all February-Montedore & Co., agents Alfred, for Lonedon. 17th.lmarh-Walker&Co.. agents Porlldnd, for London, in aptMarech-Gilchrit & Co., agents ". Aonernar Bourke, for the fishery-Grose, agent Xweretlau fot London-Bntt1. agent Gleneereie, for London--Montefore & Co., agenta MAary, for the fishery--Hughesand Hosking, agents Perseverance, for Liverpool direct, in all March Barater, agent Aehiller, forSooth Sea--Curtis, agent Caiher ne Jauieeon. for.London -H. Moore, agent Eliae, Fiancee, for the fishery-Captain Lawson agent Alexander Henr., for the South Seas-Captain Lawson, owner and agent lanillan Ilons, for the Mauritlus. via the Cape of Good Hope, touchingat Ports itn South and Western Auso tralia-Lamb & Co,, agents Parlnnd, for London-WaStker & Co. and Gilehrist & Co., agents Suanna, barque, 25 tons, Ri...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 11 February 1839
ILIAWARRA.-We learn that a weekly market was established,; a few weeks ago, at' Illawarra. Suhscriptions have also been entered into to build a market-house, the market is 'held on the Saturday in each week. The district of Illawarra is im proving very. fast A brewery has seen established by Mr. Mackie, late of Sydny.y. If a steam corimunication. to lVollongong were, once esltblishey. the place would ri.s rapidly into imiportance.- erald. .. In the course bf a trial for robbery at Maitland, which t?ak plaice the other day in the Supreme Court, one of the witnesses stated that he mustered his assigned setr vants before retiring to rest himself ; but that, afterwards, he ebuld not be accounta ble for them. The Chief Justice said that this (what)) was the cnuse of many rob: berics-shat he would represent the mat ter to the Governtlent-and ordered two of the witness's servants to he detained. Now, we should like to know what any master or overseer can do', more than mus ter convict serv...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 11 February 1839
lThe Supreme Court (civil side) opens on Thurs day. There are upwards of 150 cases fur the criminal court. greater part of which must stand oqer. Wednesday is the day appointed for the trial of the four men for the murder of the blacks. The witnesses for the crown have must of them been in Sydney more than a week. The interior of the Custom-house has been recently improved for the accommodation of the public, by restoririg the desks and couuters in the offices to the original positions which they occupied during the time of the late Mr. Brown. CoRON t 's INQUEST.-An inquest was held on Eridoy on the body of a young man named Rankin, who arrived in this colony ,ast week per Colonial. He had returned to his lodgings in Prince's-street at the usual hour, anr as the family thought, proceeded to bed ; he was soon after discovered with his head nearly severed from his body. It is supposcd that disappointment on hi4 arrival led him to the rash act. Verdice,-temporary insanity.-A young man ...
Shipping Intelligence. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 11 February 1839
S ~jtpping rntenligence. ARRIVALS. On Sasurdavla.t, thechooner Alinera, 122 tons, Captain. Dawes. from L?nncewttn 2nd instant. with a general cargo. P.tssenger.-Mess?s Cummings. Delany, and Holman; and Mrs Hughes and three chiliren. Yesterdayv morning, the Bri Carnlina. 238 tons, Captain Rodnd, from the Mlauritins 9th Decemslner Cargo, Sugar, Molasses, Rice and Grain. No pass engers. On Saturday last, the hrig Irrmle?s, 230 tons, Captain Knox,tfrom New Z aland l11h ulI. with a cargo of uil, maze, and sundries. No passengers
NEW SQUATTING ACT. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 11 February 1839
" E*TV QThLt'TpNi ACT. We are at len?l, enliTlid to ily libidr6 o?r freaer Vtte ad"oath f the Bill which wiltt-l be laid before the Legislative Council at its ensuing sessiori -the late hour at w?ilcli te:Mrivecd at the neess_ sary i.nformation compelling us to postpone our ire?fratmitheiu)poi fdr 'the prý'dilt: It is prt4ip~ ed that any unlicensed ,person occupying Crown I.ands within the liniits oT ibcation, slillll be liable to a penalty of 10 for the lirst, Ofe.rce, 9120 fol thrl teeodd 'otedce, kisid 'SiO Yor ei ty dc'r filju'ent of'ende. the iainie ri-trittidns toi.e alipplfl to the land beyond the di:trict, after a day to be named. Any persoin oatting, splifttiin sAWin , ar te'lhvihki any timber, "thl.i lirthic bt e o'~ikiil Lands, wh'rther wit!hth r witloat 'thte uuuadris, "to be tisblet6d the nke penialty. Aby pjras*n .fbring or'arterin 'any lease or document front the Goverrithent 'on the subj ct; :tn1%e 'trathaported "foi .eveli or iihpri~aned for four years. Any Justice ...
IMPOUNDINGS. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 11 February 1839
IMPOUljDINGcS. Impounded on the 31st Januarv, at Rope's Creek, Western Road Pound. from off .Mr Brown's run, Bailey Park, two head of .horsej, biz.-one browh colt about three years old, long litil,'white spot off side of his wither apparently to be dboae with a Sad di, hbanded C near shoulder. 'Ojhe dak hrcwie horse, standts about fifteen tanda, a'wlhit, star on to-ehearl, switch tail, branded na near shfe hnder saddle B. seemingly newly shod. .If ltnt owniwd it twenty-one days troum the 6th of February, will be sold at the pound, to defray all exl enses, agreeably to Actof Council. Edtwaild Botl. Iroundkoeper. Rope's Creek, Westtn Road, Februaiy 4,.1839. Impounded at Baokstdtn, 'r0th Jainuary,1839. one black mare, about three yeatns'd1d, -nd brntlded apparently BC on of?rshouller r in ttenr's leftier; the saddlie, and thas ta, aks of ed tsores on in?trm hd Ilegs, switch tail, stands abolit thitee t handshiuh, If not released "before 1llonday, the4th MutitSh,839' the same will be so...
Police News. THURSDAY, 7TH CONTINUED. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 11 February 1839
- - =ýoltee fý'tinirs" 7 tiRURab.LY, 7~,rr.NTINttT6. PibtyiNiK T S iiIrs' s Acr.-Si seamen of the .lritikh, registered brig Argo, ap •i*at?ll upon .Warr:ltt, chitgeid by Captain Billing with refusing duty, and therbby 'detaining the veisel iii port beyond the time ,fied foc s"illig. lt'aPfieaied that the prisoners signed nrticles in this port. to .praiced on a trindi voyage of eiight -nonths i dration in these seas, and on " Wednesday, when ordered to ivei.h an chor, the pilot beinr thtn oha bheard, they thrust the bars into the windless the wrong ind _pperimost, statling, They iwrold not prc'eed to sea unless they received f?,,t* glsseer df gr'g a man ptr dteim. 'T'hey lad then a bbat alongsidt~ in" retd-i. resis, itii' their kits. made .uj foir a ~i~tia. The .piiilt: h:ai in coisqutience to? go on !hore, and the ship had been since detained 'fo the want of hainds. The pristnets -sild, the cap?itaii oetid :to the'm "a bill of Fa'i?,i" i poition of Vhieh "*a?, the gr?g sitoh lemarnn...