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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 7 February 1840
AGENTS:-Bungadore, Mr. John Dwyer; Borrima, Mr. M. Doyle ; Braidwood, Mr P, Goulding, Postmaster; Brisbane Water, Mr. Thomas Humphreys; Bathurst, Mr. Richard Jones; Campbell Town, Mr. llurloy; Goulbourn, Mr. Joseph Bull; Hobart Town, Mr. Philip Smith; Liverpool, Mr. William Pritchard; Launceston, Mr. 1'. W. Cowell; Maitland, Mr. Doe; Patrick's Plains, Mr. Thomas Callen Paterson, Mr. David Browne, Bush Inn; Port Philip, Mr. Kelsh; Parramatta, Mr Fitzsimmons, Inn-keeper; Penrith, Mr. Purcell, Queinbeynn and Manaroo, Mr. Thomas Shanahan; Wollongong, Mr. Edward Elliott; Windsor and Richmond, Mr. E. Cuffey; Yess, Mr. Edward Walsh.--Published in theaT nited Kingdom by Mr. Jones, 63, Paternoster Row, London; Mr. W. J. Battersby, 5, Essex Bridge, Parliamnent-street, Dublin; Mrs. Stain, 0, Union Place, Edinburgh; and Mr. D. Kennedy, Glasgow. For London, TO PASSIENGERS. T HE MEDWAY, i.Captain Griffin, will haul round to the Cove on Wednesday the 5th Feb.. and will positively sail on Sunday mo...
To the Editor of the Australasian Chronicle. Bathurst, January 29, 1840. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 7 February 1840
To the Editor of the Australasian Chronicle. Ballurst, January 29, 1810. Smt,-I expected that nie now senie person would have lase favoured you with on account of the most interesting occurrence we have ltad the pleasure as yet to witness in this distant part of the calony. On Sunday, the second after Epi phany, the foundation.stone of the new Catholic Church at Bathurst was laid, wich the uiual cere. monies, by the Right PRevertnd Bishop. t'revij ously to divine service, the Blishop pcoceeded roll the house of the Cutholic Clergyman, and was re ceived oil his way by a numerous onet recpectaile assembly, who walked in pr.ceesion to the Church. giaond, where aic awning was erected, under which the Hiehy Sacrifice was offered. %Vicat were lte feelings of love and gratitude that filledlthe heart of the Catholic. and the recollections that crowded on his mind when lie beheld the mitred prelate raise his hands to heaven to draw down a blessing onc a land which the dark clouds of infideli...
Country News. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 7 February 1840
Country NIews. WEST MAITLAND, FEB. 3.--From the effects of the last rain, which commenced on the 23d, and continued to the 29th ultimo, the river Hunter rose nearly to a level with the banks, and on the 31st overflowed in the lowest part of the land. With the exception of the awful appear- ance and consequent fears created that it would rise to a destructive height, I may say the town of Maitland has sustained no injury; but it is with sorrow I relate that a great many of the neighbouring farmers have lost their all. The greatest sufferers are the small settlers between East Maitland and Morpeth, as the land in this part of the country lies the lowest. Two or three heads of families have lost their lives in trying to extricate their property : one infant child was also drowned in the flood. The greatest loser is Mr. Turner. About three hundred acres of a most promising crop of maize is at the present moment under water, the greater part of which was planted in the low land that form...
TO MY BOOKS. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 11 February 1840
'O ?MY BOOKS. M lyfaithful monitors ! unchanging friends, To whom, in sorrow, sickness, and despair, And when, by grief oppressed, my spiit bends To carth, with sure reliance I repair, And- solace find, and kindred hearts to share And sympathiso with feelings, which the cold The proud, the selfish, deem it weak to bear; Oh I ever let me sweet communion 1Ihil With you, the immortal shades of minds of heavenly mould! tr nnf- ?T?' pr ''?mir'n'?'?'r?
INSCRIPTION ON A BOY'S TOMB-STONE, IN AN IRISH COUNTRY CHURCH- YARD. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 11 February 1840
'INSCRIPTION ON A "BOY'S TOMI5bTONf, IN AN IRIS COUNTHIY CIIURCII*YA RD. A little spirit slumbers here, Who to one heart was very dear; Oh I he was more than life or light, Its thought by day, its dream by night ! The chill winds came-the young flowers faded And died;-tho grave its sweetness shaded. -Fair boy ! thou shouldst have wept for me, NotlI have had to mourn for thee : Yet not long shall this sorrowisng be. Those roses I have planted round To deck thy dear and sacre-l ground, When spring gales next those roses wave, They'll blush upon thy mother's grave !
POETRY. TO A SLEEPING CHILD. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 11 February 1840
TO A SLEEPING CHILD. O sleep, my little infant boy, A mother's care shall guard thy bed; ,o 0, once thou wert a father's joy, But now, alas! he's cold and and dead lie toiled both night and day for thee But now in vain the tear is shed, "or.hnim who lips beneath the sea Alas I sweet child, thy father's dead t Tlhei sleop; iiy little orphan boy, Thou'lt never know a father's love; Rut still thou art thy mothber's joy, And his whose spirit soars above -Great God.! my little child protect, In the paths of grace to seek thee ! Lord, the little lamb direct To obey his shepherd meekly ! And when death's long night is come, Heedless let it not o'ertake him- ,dear him to his long loved homel And in realms of gloly wake him.
Sydney Price Current. February 11, 1840. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 11 February 1840
Tea, " haon ,'kin, º pere chea¶;, £8 , hyfon,~ per ' ID' gutty, ox, £- gu r, 10' hºt~y "box' £2 i0a; 'ugar, Maizuriti'ts'' fbie, r toni £32 to £ýi5 1Ut brown, '28 to'£30 f1J apillo, J:24 to; yiiF, ger lb. 7d .to,73d1 1tice, ling, 15e. to 25is 9.1 ,sperm ppr c4I 801 to 81 iblIncI Per tonii; '. I8 Soap, ligr Devt., '£2 '0 to l'2 L5e '8Alj;A ( bnsii 5 s to*.f' AI i;ib;'r's lOs. spiri;tt IboindI, par gafl9:1 Rillu 1 h.r to l Od.. lairabdy,;8e: oad, 8 ddtu1L. tint; O o tiodF3e0bii .Shbtrry' £1O to24 i r;iL\'£28; Uc'pd 12. 5''fC ni !pagne, per'dozen W2 to' £2,l~aii Ct1;ts per dozba i £ ·IL B ! (l6 to~1; ";Le. [je t:-r ý:: t.' "i' ", .; ,,
Original Correspondence. To the Editor of the Australasian Chronicle. ON THE WANDERINGS OF THE HUMAN MIND.—No. 8. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 11 February 1840
2To the Editor of the Australasian Chronicle. ON THE WANDERINGS OF THE HU.MAN MiIND.-No. 8. ,'* You cannot den) that the Episcopal Chair was first given to Peter in the city of Home, in which first sat the head of the .postles, Peter, which chair was one ; so that, now, he is a schisnlatio and an of'ender who sets up another against the only chair."-Sr. O'TATUS TO TIlE DONATISTS. Sin -.As tIe several parts of the materinl world are a'mirably arranged to constitute a whole of complete symmetry, so,.in the world of mind and spirit, a law of unity tand order lhas been pre scribed by the divine Pollunder of religion, to guide the uInderstanding mtinds of mortals in tihe moral orbit of union, order, and slhnrdination. None tbnt tile Omtipotent word that first gave existetlce artl motion to the' msaterial world, can check or suspend its course for a single instant I;hnt tile slighllst wilfuldeviation of tile humnan mind from the prescribed path of sabnrdinationl may cattse a conlvlsion hi...
Port Phillip Shipping Intelligence. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 11 February 1840
j1ot't 4J~litti ýipptng itntcl~igrnce. ARRIVYALS. On WVedncrlsy last, from1t Condon,, the barque Madras, 331 tons, Ilenntiker. Passenger, Captain T. antd Miss Minton. Mr. and Mrs. Lovell and thselr itnfant daulghter, Ali. and Mrl Heflia, MI. Alllan, Esq.,'}l.' }.' Kumnpl. Esq., W. I}. Keshl'4; Esq., Mr. and Mrs. Taylor, AMr. JoLn Blundell, Captain. J Jacks, and Mgtter Jacks. CLteAmtsw AT THIt CUTOSIS9. 0n WVednesldhy ast, 'fr Westsrn P'ort, the cutter Recttas, llarry, its ballast;' ' On Thursslay lsst, lor Lauttnceston, the scltapntr EntarfIriL. Bis-hop, ' hIallta!.. Passenger Al ebars, Hind ttnd Stnititi. Samt' day, lbr the 3latrltln" ' ithe brig Ctotlnc, Woudntt int ballast. Passenger; A. Wdad, Esq. - Satme diiy, for Lttanceastun the sclhouoner Urne, Brll,,,atttndric. Paaa;r.gro;" easre. Wallace,\ 1'ltnaan, Sith Ja~ureuiwjf~oblrci lrd.B-BbiodW.
LOCAL. Abstract of Sales by Auction, THIS DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 11 February 1840
LOCAL. IIsntrart of 'aTroa bb L?lruaien, THIS DAY. THE AUSTRALIAN AUCTION COMPANY at Mart, at 1.1 o'clock, Mgnllfiennt llonnseold Flurniturr, by leddon,, of London ; Chinese Cu riositiers, &e. &c. aIR. LYONS.-At Ilis Room', at II o'clock, Gould and Silver Watches. Spectaclen, Spoons, Snuff Boxer, Printine Paper, Coflsn Furniture, Cut lery, Velvet, Quilts, &t:; also, a General As. anrtment of Merrhasndise, at Royal Hotel, at I I o'clock. superb Furniture, by Seddon & C'o: THE SHERIPP-O, Ihe Premises, South Head IRiad, at 12 o'clock, Iease and Interest of IsllbliL.-hnose, License, Stock.L iuTrade, LFurni. ture, &e. &c. TO-MORROW. TIHE AUSTRALIAN AUCTION COMPANY-? At the Mart inl .George.atreet, at it o'c'ock, 81 ares ini the Banl of Ana,'ralia, Union ditto, Oydne y Banking Company, Fire and Li'e Assnr anlce Company, Alliance Assurance and G(enera. Steam Nanigation Company. THE AUCTION COMPANY-At Parrasnatta, on the Premises occupled by 1...
To Correspondents. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 11 February 1840
'Eo Eorretponbctt0. --WI&lt;*- "'A LAENDIOLDEH's" letter is tritten so close, affil in-so small a character, that neither ue nor our com positors can make it out. Ilthat we do understand of it appears rather too serere. " AtN IKIAu rIAN's"' reply to " BnrmsTo?to" ico tld Ieadily be4inserteed if · e did not (whlat inliterary courtuy is not allowable) father Bntarsrote'' letter on a person wchomn te do not know to be the author. ::As this Journal is tridely circulated in E?ngland, Ireland, and Scotland,. and is sent regu larly to several Mgnebers of Parliament. it is an eligiblemediamnfor t.e discussion of such Colonial questions,: as it..is desirable should be well- under stood at home. *.* All communications. to be addressed to the Editor, at .the CuntoncLE Qice, 67, Pitt-street, Sydney.
PROJECTED DEPARTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 11 February 1840
PROJECTED DEPAR]TURES. Sir A. Iinanmond, ror thelSperm Fishery, this day. Juohn and Charlolte, for Moreton Bay, this day. China, for King George's Sound, tlhis day. Vittoria, for the Bay of Islands. this day. Ilelrhllyn, for Valparaiso. lsis day. Alinerra, for India, lhis day. NF?mrod for the Bay of Islands, this day. I'illiana C('arey, 2-18, A. '*'IGaa & Co. agents, for Liverpol, the 91h i.tantI ilary Ilay. f.r Houbslt Town, the 911 instant. (Medway, 450, Ilughell & Hosking agents, for Lslunll, Ir.brllary tL. Honduras. 393, Capt. Weller agent, for Lundon, IFehruarV ]0. IJ'illium. for Launceston, the Itllh instant. Bursary/s Mlerchant, .531, '7. Dawes agent, for Luudun, Febr.ary 15.
Australian Wine. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 11 February 1840
WVhen we made some remarks in our last pub, lication Ilupon the quality of the grapes exhibit el on WVednesday last, and indulged in some speculations as to the probability of tiis bes coming an extensive vine.growing country, we, wetre not aware itf the perfection that lhad been already realized in the mantufacture of wine in New South Wales. Since then we have been fiavoured by Sir Jounu JAAlsotN (for whose po: lite attention we return. our beet thanks) with samples of different wines, produced on his es. tate. which are really, independent of circumn stances, exceedingly gonrl, being superior to much of the wines inL'tre'eral'tse, in old vine. growing countries. One kihd, Ip "npipniaance and flavour mtuch resembling Clhampaigne, is ,a very ,lelleithii bevernt e ;' and if It can be generally produced with the enme success, will sonn acquire a namtamo ng,mtheP.oopt favoured liquide. We hold it tt be the ditty tof, the GoU verimnent on the .one' hand, ' and' of ` those whri,1 have w...
News and Rumours of the Day. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 11 February 1840
elDuatntb tumtouru of tBic lan. A new river has been discovered in Spencer's GulF, South Australia,which by the descriptioni we bhae heard of its magnitule, we apprehend to be a discovery of considrable importance. Immense numbers of porpoises were seen on Friday last, at WVatsoi's flay, and various other parts of the harbour.-The Whale Fishery o f this season has yielded good profit to most oj those who have expended their capital in its sreculations.-Parties of the Aboriginal inhas liitants continue to be seen about tile streets in a state of brutal intoxication, and halt naked. Are the proper Authorities determined not to put a stop to this evil ?-Our Sooth Anstra lian Correspondent assures us, that there is eve ery prospect of an abundant harvest (considet. inc tile comlparatively small portion of enltiva. ted land) in that Colony.-A new and coin. mdlious building will shortly be erected for the Australian Library.-A labourer namedCollint was thrown from a dray in Oeorgeastreet,...
Convict Discipline. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 11 February 1840
Convict Discipline. The following minute by our late Go veernor, Sir It. Bourke, was printed among thepapers laid before Parliament, late in the session. Anything on the sub ject emanating from Sir R. must be read with interest by all classes, whether they approve or disapprove of his policy. Herald: LORD JOHN RUSSELL desires that I should give " a summary of my opinion on transportation; its improvement or abandonment." During the time 1 held the government of New South Wales, I had occasion to address several despatches on these subjects to the Secretary of State for the Colonies, most of which are now printed, and are to be found in the Appendixes to the Reports of the Trans portation Committee of the last special year. To these I would beg leave to refer for any details that may be required, touching the several matters connected with transportation upon which I had to treat; and in attention to Lord John Russel's desire, I will here give a brief summary of the opinions which ex...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 11 February 1840
ItA WKESB URY BA THURST Road' Company. A PRELIMINARY MEETING of some of the Sharehollers of the intended Hltrkesbury llathurst ,Road Company was held at the Court lipuse, ,Windsor, on Saturday last, the 8th instanlt, whenl the undelncentioned Gent!emnen were elected a Provisional Cunimittee, t, draw up a I'ro'pectos for tlhepprpose of being submitted to a General Meeting,of the Shareholdters. Capltain Scawell was tnaninously elected IInno. raly Secretary to the Committer. Comnmillee, S North, E q , Police Magistrate, Windsor; James Walker, Esq., J. 1', Vallerawang; William Bowman, Esq., Richmound; F. Beddrk, E.q., Claremont ; J. L. Scawell, Erq, C:are House; J. Odell, E·q, Windsor; A.,Gam.c'k, E-q., Fairfield; William Cox, Esq., J.P., Hobartville; Nelson Lawson, Esq., Ba!hsurst; J. T. Bell, Esq., J. P, Belmont ; J, A. Betts, IEsq, J. P., Wilmington. J,. L SCAItVELL; 1003 honorary Secretary TURTLE SOUP.I MARTIEN GILL B EGS to inform his numerous Custo Smers, that he will have another...
Sketches in Sydney. No. VI. THE NEW CHUM. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 11 February 1840
Sketches in Sydney. THE NEW CHUM. Tui first night in Sydney, despite the labours of the day, and the " main-sail haul, bout ship, and cherilh ! heigho ! cherily !" of the preceding night is perfectly sleepless. I'he New (I'huml (that is his title) comes ashore. in the evening; poor devil, he little knows the pleasures that await him, he is first bullied by the " vatermen," who posseess rather less civility titan their compeers at Ir Yapping," then bored with his boxes, next.teased for want of a dray, then afraid to tDust it. Two or three cards of excel lent lodgings for single gentlemen, kept by the most satisfactory-reference-giving ladies have been thrust into his hand, before he left the ship, and he finds the apartments he has selected somewhere about n mile-and-a-half farther than he expected-every thing, as is always the case, goes wrong with him the dray, which Is going as fast as it can, and with it all the boxes, cases, &c., at last comes to a dead stop before a red...
Sydney Market. February 10, 1840. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 11 February 1840
February. io, 8180. ,FLoun.-Fine, 36?i, to 40s.; seconds, 30s. to 35s.; ration, 181. to 20s. Bread, 7d. to 84i. per 21b.loaf. 'Wheat, Colonial, 'l e. Gd. to 13s.'peir biuleol. Bran, per bushel, 2s. to '2s. Gd. Maize, iper bushel, 8s. to 8s. Gd. Barley, per ditto, Gs. to Us.; Oats, per bushel, 8s. to Os, FRurT.-Peaches, Gd. to 2s. per dozen ; apples, Is. to 3s. per dozen'; graji;ea?'Sd. to Is. Gd. per lb.; pears, Is. to3B per doz.; melons,' 2d to Is each. VEGzrAuLES. --- PotatoeIU... 1fs to 11. per myt. . PouLT~v.-Turkeys, :5s to II. each; eggs 2s. Gd td ls. per dozen; lard, is. 3d. per lb.; bacon, Is. to Is. 4d.ditto. BuTrr-n-Fresh 3a.; salt 2s. Irish Is. to "Is. .ld. per ditto; cheese Is. to Is. 8d. per lb. BUTCErse's MhlAT.--,oeef, per carcase per lb. 41d.; do. per joint 5d. to 5¢d.; mutto,; per car. case, per lb., 43d. to 5bc.; do per joint Sd. to Gd.; pork and veal is. per pound. FurL,,--Coals, per ton, £1 2s. delivered; wood, split, per burrow-load, Is. 9d. per cart load, Ga. t...