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SHIPS MAILS. [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 27 January 1847
SHIPS MAILS. Mails will be closed at the Post Office as follows: Foa ADns.AIDB.-"By the Phantom, this even ing, at 6. For AucXL.AxD.- By the Avoca, to-morrow evening, at 6. Foa IIonAar TowN.-By the Louisa, to-morrow evening, at 6. Foa TATlrrI.-By the Ann, on Thursday even ing, at 8. Foa ENGLAND. -By the Hamlet, on" Friday evening; and the Urgent, (P.O.P.), bn the 3rd proximo.
City Council. MONDAY, JAN. 25. [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 27 January 1847
Eritg Qrounctl. -0o MONDAY, JAN. 25. Present.: Aldermen Wilshire, Thurlow, Allen, and Maedermott; Councillors Hill, Little, Titterton. Ryan, Egan, Brown. Hyndes, Smidmore, Jenkins, Josephson, Sillitoe, Neale, Henderson, May, Fisher, Agars, Moir, Robey, add Owen. In the absence of the Mayor, Alderman Wilshire was called to the chair. The Town Clerk read the -minutes of .the last meeting. - L?VE OPF -ABSENCE. . Alderman ALLEN said, he saw froin the report of i the last meeting that some members had beenac cused of absenting themselves because. they were afraid to vote on certain.questions; for his own part he could only say that his absence on that occasion was wholly unavoidable, as he was Chairman of a meeting of the subscribers to the Sydney Dispensary -which. did not conclude until late that day. ,He thought it was somewhat discourteous to refuse him leave of absence, as he had only applied for that in dulgence two or three times during five years: he must also state, that in no i...
CLEARANCES. [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 27 January 1847
CLEARANCES. January 25.--John Pi-ie, schooner, Captain Long, for the SouthlSea Islands. L 25.-Harlequin, schooner, Captain Hovenden, for Portland Bay. Passenger - Mr. Matthew Cuerden. 25.-Phantom, brig, 157 tons, Captain Fox, for Adelaide. Passengers-Mr. Thomas Woolley, Mr. A. Michie, Miss Williams, Mr. Garratt, Mr. James Cohill, wife, and three children, and Mr. J. Cald well.
MUNICIPAL FINANCIAL AFFAIRS. [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 27 January 1847
MUNICIPAL FINANCIAL AFFAIRS. The annual Report of the Financial Committee of the City Council on the financial affairs of the Cor poration of Sydney for the year 1847 has been printed, and the accompanying estimate will be brought under consideration on Monday next. As we anticipated, the Report and its accompanying docu ments exhibit a pitiable degree of financial confu sion, and the absence of all system in the monetary arrangements of the various departments of the Council. The estimate of expenditure consists the Mayor's department, 6001.. "'@own Clerk's de partment, 9301.; Surveyor's department, 5001.,; Treasurer, 2501.; City Solicitor, 1001.; Inspector of Slaughter-houses, 1201.; Water Works depart ment, 154L 14s.; being a total of salaries and al lowances of 2,0541. The miscellaneous estimate. consists of-printing and stationery, 2451; adver tising and newspapers, 351,; expenses of election, 121.; ient, 1801.; fuel and lightl 1S.; ;autioneer's commission and dues, 711. 49. 4d...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 27 January 1847
" The j'dney Chronicle" is published twice a week, on Wednesday and Saturday; and is extensively circulated throughout New South Wales, Van Diemen's Land, South Australia, New Zealand, and India; andins England, Scotland, and Ireland.- Q al end o, 30th June, 30th September,' and 81st 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 -contind i1 .lered ane . tad ci discontinue or alter advertisements must be sent in before six o'clock on the evenings of Tuesday and Friday; but newo advertisements are-received till six o'clock on the evening be/re pubication.-All inusterucionsnmust be given in whriting, antd ontematers pot paidde N NOTICE. ATHE' SUBSCRIBERS to this Paper, rind the Publicin general;, are respect fully informed,- that'the followiing rules will in future be strictly adhered to- 1iT SYDNEY-'The Subscription is Ten Shillings...
CORPORATE BODIES. [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 27 January 1847
CORPORATE BODIES. IN our fourth page will be found an ex cellent and truthful article headed " An Essay on Corporate Bodies," which we met with in a New Zealandjournal. It is a spirited and well written article, and the justice of its remaks. relative to Corporate JBodies in general, as they are constituted at the present day, will at once be admitted. We would recommend it to the special perusal of the members of our own civic body; as we think there is much in itupon which they may very 'profitably cogitate for a spare hour or two; and a few hints may be found which if put into practice cannot fail to benefit the public, and create some thing like esteem for the Council itself.
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 27 January 1847
ROWLAND ItIL.4 ANP Tro FaR.?nu Post Owprc,. -Mr. Rowland Hill has given his assistance to the Postal Reform in France. On the application of M. Felix de St. Priest, one of the pa tisans of an uniform rate of postage in the Cheamber of Deputies, he has sent him valuable information upon the progress of the system in Great Britain, and has shown that the statements published on that question by the French Minister of Finance contained im portant errors and misrepresentations.
TANNING INTERESTING TO AUSTRALIANS. ACADEMY OF SCIENCE, PARIS. [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 27 January 1847
TANNING- :INTEREST1NG TO A.USTRA IHLANS. (From tile Colonial Gazette.) AC.lDBMt OF SCIENCE, PARIS. " A very important communication was made by M. Payrn. in the name of Dr. Turnbull, of London., relative to his practical application of the theory of endosmosis and extosmusis, discovered by M. .Dtro chet to the process of tanning, and also the applica tion of the soluile, principle of sugar to the same purpose. We give here a short explanation of what is meant by endlusnosis and extosmosis :--When a membrane intervenes between two liquids of dillierent densities they produce two currents-the one out wards, called extosmosis, and the other inwards, called endosmosis. By this new physical law the currents interchange until they become of the same specific gravity; thus Dr. Turnbull, by sewing up a hide filled with. one liquid of a certain specific 1 gravity, and then immersing the hide in another liquid, of greater orlesser,density, keeps up this reciprocal action until such time as th...
COMMERCIAL AND MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 27 January 1847
. COMMERCLAL AND MARKETS. * Business has rather an improved aspect this week, "from the arrival of numerous drays from the coun try, though not to the extent-it would.have done but for the rising of the Hunter, which has prevented ,drays and other vehicles from crossing. In general stores, teas may be quoted a shade -lower, to the extent of about 5s. per chest ; the price being for' best samples £4 5s. There is also a considerable reduction iu sugar; £25 being the out side figure for first quality, with corresponding re ductions in .inerior sorts. Ordinary articles remain stationary. The grain market has been dull this week, except in some sm.dl quantities of wheat brought in to the mills from the immediate neighbourhood; the sup ply from a distance being cut off by the floods. Some sales have been made at 3s. 64d. a trille higher .than.last week.. English and Cape barley remain at last quotations.; no sales have reached us. Maize is dull of sale, and ,butlttle olibring; price a sha...
THE RAINS—RISING OF THE RIVER HUNTER. [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 27 January 1847
THE RAINS-RIStNG OF THE RIVER HUNTER. Itlis now some time since the inhabitants of this district have seen the Hunter River pour down the immense body that it now does. On Thursday marning last the river was a foot or two higher than it was on the previous day, and was then running down with great force. From that time to the evening of Friday the water remained stationary ; 'thocurrent, however, running with suclirapidity as to prevent, as it had done for two previous days, the passage of the punts at the diferent ferries, the only manner of crossing the river being by'small boats. During the night, however, the water began to sub side gradually, and by yesterday evening had sunk about two feet; still all communication between the two banks by the punts was cut off, on account of the stream. The whole of the mischief committed by the ra vages of the waters has not reached us, but we have heard some lamentable accounts of the destruction of the promising corn crops, particularly in ...
IRELAND. [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 27 January 1847
IRELAND. "(From the Lododo Mail, September 24-.) Both from the north and south of Ireland the most gloomy accounts continue to be received as to the failure "hf the home-grown supply of food; and unless either food or work be immediately toutnd'for the people, "an outbreak" is spoken of as inevitable, in the course of the next month. - The Irish Government has taken measares for giving effect to the recent " Act to facilitate the Em ployment of the Labouring Poor for a limited period in Distressed Districts in Ireland." The )riblin Gazette of the 4il instant conhtained proclamations by the Lord Lieutenant for holding baroiiial-sessions in various parts of the counties of Cork, Clare, Donegal, Galway, Mayo, Roscommon, Sligo, Tip perary, and Waterford, with a view to the com mencement of public works in those districts. An officer from the Board of Works, it is said, "will attend everyL baronial extraordinary session 'con vened by proclamation this month." The Dublin Mail says it is t...
ESSAY ON CORPORATE BODIES. [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 27 January 1847
ESSAY ON CORPORATE BODLE& (From the iWelt?io Indepedent.) COparate btdies are more c~rupt and prodigate than individuals, beaCse they bhae more power to do misehid, and are less amenabl to disgrace or puaisbhame They fed neither shame, remorse, gratitudle, nor goodwilL The principle of pritam of natural caomes a is etingS?trd in each midi sridJal(e hae no maral sense in the breasts of othrs). and nothing is considered but hos the united enrts of the whole (reeased from ie scru ples) may be best directed to the obtaining of pali tkcal advantags or priviges tobe shared as comon p-ol. Eh Fat ,mber reups the beedr:, and l?s the I Same. if these is anyo . o? p the rest. The eprit 9de ocps becomes the ruling passit of r y aCr pratre bdr. uomparn with which the reirus of dicarme or decorum towands cehers are oked upo as tring both impetinent and isrcp r. If any pson se. up a pha of this srt in cgotsitim to the1 rest, be is oetraled. he gets iU-btlat. and does no gota ; he is regarx...
REVIEW. Speech of Thomas Wyse, Esq., M.P., on the Extension and Improvement of Academical, Collegiate, and University Education in Ireland, at the meeting held for that purpose at Cork, Nov. 13, 1844, with Notes documentary and illustrative. London: 1845. (Continued from our last.) [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 27 January 1847
(From the Dublin Resiewu.) SSpeech of l7omas l'Wyse, Esg., l.P., on the Ertension and Improvement of Academical. Collegiate, and University Education in Ire land, at the meeting held for that purpose at Cork, Nov. 13, 1844, with .Notes documentary and illustrative. London : 1845. (Continued from our last.) It was in the full rigour and earnestness of its intellectual growth and apostolical expansiveness, that the Institute of Friars Preachers stretched forth its young giant arms from the continent, to embrace -our islands within the widening circuit of its zeal and enlightenment. From the second General Chapter, held at Bologna in 1221, St. Dominic sent thirteen of the Brethren:to our northern shores. These men of apostolic meekness and humility, travelled in the suite of Peter de Rupibus, or Roche, Bishop of Winchester, on his return from the Holy -Land. Arriving at Canterbury, they presented themselves .before the Archbishop, the celebrated :Stephen Langton, the assertor of Magna ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 27 January 1847
No. 47-10. Town Clerk's Officq, Sydney, 23rd Ianuary,.1847. NOTICE IS HEREBYGIV.EN, that on Monday, the 8th day of February next, at three o'clock in the .afternoon, the Council of the City of Sydney will "fiiebt'at the -Town 'Hall, and proceed with the consideration of the appCtalgahs ag the assessment on the new and additional buildings5 in the various Wards of the City. JOHN RAE. 4120 . '1w n.Clerk. No. 47-20. Town Clerk's Oflice,' Sydney, 23rd Jaiiuary, 1847. OTICE IS HEIREBY GIVEN, that N in future, for the convenience of those citizens whose premises are supplied ivith water from the Corporation mains, the water shall notbe turned off for the purpose of laying down water pipes or.. otherwise (without a special order from the Water Committee or the Chairman thereof) except between the hours of one and five o'clock in the afternoon,. on Tuesdays and Fridays. By order of the Water'Committee, " JOHN RIAE, 4121 . Town Clerk. TO BE DISPOSEi OF, A MOST profitalile Wholesale and Re ta...
DEPARTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 27 January 1847
DEPARTURES. January 22.-Fanny, barque, Captain Andrews, for London. Passengers—Mr. and Mrs. Coser, Master Coser, Mr. W. H. Grant, Mr. B. Keeing, Rev. G. Bateman, Mr. J. D. Stirling. 22.—Christina, brig, Captain Saunders, for Port Phillip. Passengers-Mrs. Ayre, Mr. Johnstone, Mr. Southey, Captain Loutit, Mr. D. Callaghan, Mr. H. Healy, Mr. W. Davis, Mr. P. M'Donnell, Mr. H. Dowling, Mr. D. Sheen, Mrs. Huxley, son, and daughter, Mr. T. Edwards. 22.--William, brig, Captain Lovitt, for Laun- ceston. Passengers-Mrs. Lovitt, Mrs. Lindley and child, Miss Jane Hall, Mr. Harper, Mr. W. H. Formley, Mr. Young, Mr. Gardner, Mr. Lawson. 22.—Emma, brig, Captain Fox, for Adelaide. Passengers—Mr. Garratt, Messrs. J. G. and C. Canton, Mr. and Mrs. Bromley, and three children, Mr. J. E. Bromley, Mr. T. Hope, Mr. and Mrs. Michell and three children, Mr. Meeney, Mr. and Mrs. J. Harvey and two children, Mr. and Mrs. Owen, Mr. and Mrs. Smith and two children, Mr. T. Murphy, Mr. T. Connor, Mr. J. Guthrie,...
Shipping Intelligence. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 27 January 1847
*bIvtllP Ug ltelltgrlur. S-0 ARRIVALs. January 22.-Royal Saxon, harque, 510 tons, Captain Clharlsworth, from Calcutta tlhe 22nd No vember. " Passengers-Mr." and Mrs. WVall; Mr. Daniels, Mr. Brown, Mr. Gorman, Mr. Campbell, Captain Grant, and Ensign Bacon, of the Bengal Native Infantry, Mr. Ximenes, Mrs. Walmin and child, Mr. Mitchell, and two prisoners of the Crown. 22.-Hoogly,American barque, 292 tons, Captain Townsend, from the Whale Fishery. 22.-Java, American ship, 595 tons, Captain Brownson, from the Whale Fishery. 22.-Ann, schooner, 62 tons, Captain Rogers, from Aucklandl the 8th, and Kawau the 9th instant. Passenger-Mr. Whitford. 22.-Portenia, brig, 221 tons, Captain Kirsopp, from Newcastle, with coals.' S23.-Sovereign,steamer, 119 tons, Captain Cape, from Moreton Bay the 19th instant.-- Passengers Mr. Archibald Campbell, Mr. Oliver, Mr. Andrews, Mr. R. King, Mr. Hughes, Mr. Morgan, 14 in the steerage, 5 soldiers, 1 constable, and three prisoners of the crown. ' -23.-Phaeni,....
THE SYDNEY CHRONICLE. WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 27, 1847. TOPICS OF THE DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 27 January 1847
TLUE SYDNEY CHRONICLE. &WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 27, 1847. TOPICS OF THE ?DAAY. "To us in New South Wales,. the 'first and tforemost in awakening deep reflection, . and at the same time in producing the atrongest excitement to commendable fes tivity, is the annual return of that.(YEa TrsaDAY, January 26th) which was the 59th anniversary of the formation of this Co Ilony, at present a splendid appendage to the might ,and glory of the parent land, . and destined, hereafter to lay the foundation -4f other magnificent abodes of the human *family in this southern hemisphere of the ::globe, in which itself will have become a ,powerful and supremely commanding state. But it is not to usalone:that the return , of -yesterday is an event of strong interest, nor even to the race from which we sprang. The who!e civilised world must consider iwith astonishment the vast importance in :,the scale of human affairs to which this * Colony has attained in so short a space of time since -it- was firs...
British Extracts. [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 27 January 1847
IkritiaD 1txtractt. IMPORTANT DIscovaaY Foa FINDING TIE AL-' TITUDB or TrA SoN IN vaaY, CLOUDr WEAT?BR. -A letter has been addressed to the Committee of Lloyd's by a Mr. Ham, of Norwich, relative to a discovery made by. him for.ascertaining with exact :ness.the altitude of the sun in very cloudy weather. 1 To the maritime interest of the world thisdliscovery is of the greatest importance, as it will. enable commanders of vessels to ascertain the latitude and longitude-of their ship " by observation" ; otherwise they would have to rely upon their " dead reckon ing"' merely.. The extent of the importance and value of this discovery, if upon unerring principles, can only be conceived by those who will have the opportunity of testing its accuracy. The committee at Lloyd's, insreply to Mr.. ITam, refer'tlthe great! interest with which the nattical.world will necessa rily view the discovery,,and their readiness to assist r him in nmaking it known to the benefit of all inter ested. Tne Paa...
YOUNG IRELAND WARFARE. [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 27 January 1847
YOUNG IRELAND WARFARE. (From the Galway Vindicator.) The opinion of the country with regard to the merits of the professed cause of the recent rupture in the Association is now pretty well known-too well understood, 'in fact, to require formal annun ciation in any deliberative assembly. For, let ad dresses pour .into the Association as numerous as they will, and be endorsed with naines however much 'revered, in approval of the recent policy of O'Connell, we still fearlessly maintain that the over whelming "opinion of Ireland is in emphatic con demnation of that policy, and particularly ivith regard to the despotism'which has so undisgutisedly characterisied it. There is not a genuine thinking nationalist in- Ireland, who,,Jn his heart of hearts, does not repudiate the idea that there was any the least necessity; for 'the preservation of the Asso ciation, to call or insist upon truthful, earnest men to pledge themselves' to an universal proposition, which, on the face'of it, 'carries...