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WINES. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Morning Herald — 6 August 1842
WINES. Sherry.... In wood, per hhd. jE'.2to 20 0 O Bottled, per doz. 20». to 1 10 0 Port.Inwood perhhd.£22to 55 0 0 Bottled.jer doz. 22». to 112 0 Claret .... In wood, per hhd. (nominal) Bottled, per doz. 10s. to 10 0 .Madeira. (nominal) Teneriffe .. In wood, per pipe ditto Mnrsala .. Ditto . 20 0 0 Lisbon.... Ditto. ditto Cape.Company's brand. 10 10 O Other brands. 9 0 0 Champagne,. Per dozen. £2 10». to 5 0 O
DOMASTIC INTELLIG[?]. DEBATE ON ORATORY AND POETRY. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Morning Herald — 6 August 1842
DOMESTIC INTELLIGENCE DEBATE ON ORATORY AND POETRY. THE Debating Society has been engaged for four successive nights in discussing the ques- tion, " Whether Oratory or Poetry has the greater influence on Society ?" and if we may judge from the crowded and respectable au- diences, and the great number of strangers' tickets which, we undei stand, has been dis- posed of, the subject has excited no little interest. Mr. E. FLETCHER opened the debate' in favour of Poetry, and rested his first argument upon the extensive and almost universal eilest» of poetry which is more or less read by all who can reaa, whilst the îffecl« of Oratory are temporary and evanescent, terminating, in almost every instance, with the delivery of the speech. Oratory depends so much on the tone and gesture of the suenker, thai even vyith the aid of the Press to diffuse them, the best orations of the old orators are seldom read, and, therefore, their influence must be circumscribed. In the case of inob oratory, su...
SPIRITS. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Morning Herald — 6 August 1842
SPIRITS. Rum ...,15 to 20 O.P., per gall.. 0 4 0 btolOO.P. 0 3 8 1 to 5 O.P. 0 3 6 Underproof. 0 3 2 Bengal. 0 0 IO Brandy ... Cognac.3s. Od.to 060 Spanish. 0 2 6 Hollands., lu wood (pale). 0 3 G Tinged. 0 2 0 Gin.4 gallon cases. 15 0 Ditto. 0 10 0 Whisky... Per gallon (dull). 0 5 O Arrack.... Ditto. 0 10 Cherry Brandy (pints) per dozen .. 0 l8 0
SYDNEY PRICE CURRENT. IMPORTS. PROVISIONS. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Morning Herald — 6 August 1842
I SYDNEY PRICE CURRENT. -. X MC P O S T 8. PROVISIONS. £ t. &lt;t. Irish Beef, Per tierce,..;-. Nominal. Mess Pork Prime Irish, per bri. .. 5 5 ti Hamburgh . 4 10 0 Mess Beef (nominal). None. Hams .... English, per lb. None. Westphalia . None. Butter .... Iiish, per lb. None. Dutch . None. Cheese.... Cheshire, per lb., .... None. Glo'stcr. None. Pine. None, Dutch . 0 0 8 Herrings.. Red . 0 0 0 / Pickled. 1 1 0 Cod.Newfoundland ........ None.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Morning Herald — 6 August 1842
ABSTRACT OF SALES BY AUCTION. We insert, for the information of the Public an abstract of all the Public Sales vthvh take nlapp THIS DAY. Ma Siurns -At his Mait, at 11 o'clock, Wine» and Rum litF SiiFniri -On the pi onuses of Mi. Pownall, Queens Pla e, at 12 o clock, Wines, Ales, Beef, Dni), Harness, &c Mooan AND IlrvnoN-At their Mail, at 10 o'elock, Tresh Mutton, in the evening, Cutleiy and Pictmet Mu BL VCKMAN -At his Rooms, at 11 o clock, Books COUNTRY SALE IIIF Siirain -On the gioutul, August 11, Land, in Minti tilt!
PORT MICHOLSON EXTRACTS. COLONIAL TOWNS. (From the New Zealand Gazette.) [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Morning Herald — 6 August 1842
roux WIOHOISOW BXTOAOTI, COLONIAL TOWNS. (From the New Zealand Gazette.) TxTRACT from a London letter, on the sub ect of the size of colonial towns - I igiccvvith you in your view íespecting ¡ccondary town- Though brought out on a largo scale, Ncl«on will be a °ccondai\ town uid although it is as laigcin plan as Welling oii.l 100 acits, Ido not suppose more than mc fourth will be occupied for the next hall .entury All the towns have been made too aigc rioO acres with a belt of submban amis would have been large enough for Wcl ni 'ton, 275 acres for Nelson, and less for New Plymouth In illustration of this I cnclosc hrce tables of the size and population of ome Lnglish, Irish, and continental towns, »Inch will show how much too loi gc the New ¿ealand towns are ACRLAOL AND TOrULATION OF TOWNS. lnglish lath Jristol ,uinbiidgc Jmlislc Ihestcr ¡olchcstcr Íflouccstcr f ieclc«field ,iverpoul iotal 6,6S0 omparcdlo , ,00 Wellington ' Ii lil Aimagh Belfast Callow ( lonmcl Coik Drogheda Dublin...
ORIGINAL CORRESPONDENCE. FINE ARTS. To the Editors of the Sydney Morning Hera[?] [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Morning Herald — 6 August 1842
OKZOiirAZi coRRxaroHDairci, §| FINE ARTS. IS To the Editors of the Sydney Morning Hm¡¡ ¡1 GENTLEMEN,-My ottention has bein cillilfll to some remarks, "under this head, which ii Éi penred in your paper of yesterday, nndwhitiS certainly seem to me rather injudicioui, uf^S use no harsher term. From the " cxquisi!¡|¡i finish, and very original and superior s'lili'ill of those remarks, as well as from the spintftH which they breathe, it is easy to guen illl the quarter whence they originated_Grui ^ writers are generally known by their style || and the same remark may not unfrcqnentljlll be applied to writers of a different deteriilffi tion. The author in question, whoever fe m may be, will, no doubt, to borrow his on 'M language, consider it "absolute sacrilege« m murder such a beautiful specimen of coloniil m art" as his own composition, by placingilh f¡¡ juxta-position to any observations from i m plain-spoken man, whose style may ben«. S fully deficient in the " high," the "exquisite,...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Morning Herald — 6 August 1842
BIRTH. At Mary Vale, near Liverpool, on the 2nd instant, the lady of Colonel Gwynne, of a daughter. MARRIED. At Adelaide, South Australia, July 14, by the Rev. Dr. Lang, Mr. Alexander Borth- wick Murray, to Charlotte Murthwaite, eldest daughter of the late Alexander Scott, Esq., of Glenturret, Invernesshire, Scotland.
COLONIAL LOAN EMIGRATION SOCIETY. To the Editor of the Emiaration Gazatte. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Morning Herald — 6 August 1842
COLONIAL LOAN EMIGRATION SO-~ CI ET Y. To the Editor of the Kmiarallon C,a?nlli> I YOUR last leader, Mi Lditoi, is vciy (,ood in lt° way,-veiy excellent and favourable foi Canada and the Cape but I much feai we aie w asting bre ith and disquisitions, instead of fairly putting forth our hands to accomplish that winch the Guv eminent is detened from undertaking, through the expected opposition of Lord John ltussell to a general scheme of Emigiation I therefoie ventuie to propose, through your columns, that evciy colony, through its ti lends here, now wan ting labour, (and all do,) should each establish "an Emigiation Loan Tund If the aggregate of the manufnctui nig interest by themselves vveie to establish such Societies, the> would find themselves bono filed, even if they undervalued the feeling of doing good Now, theie aie an immense numhei of men, not paupers, but having accumulated little savings of fiom £o to £10 Hie man of £5 says, " I like our own colonies as well, 01 bet...
HARBOUR ACT. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Morning Herald — 6 August 1842
HARBOUR ACT. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Hi» Excellency the Governor has directed that the general objects of the undermentioned Bill, now under Consideration of the Legislatn e Council, be published for general information No 1 -'A Bill to amend an Act intituled ' An Art for the better presen ation of the Poi t«, Harbour*, Ha; ens, Roadsteads, Chin nels, Nungabie Creeks,and Ruers, in New South Wales, and the bettci regulation of Shipping in the same With reference to the penalty of £100, imposed by the hftl clause of the Act 4 Victoria No IV , on any Mister of a Vessel who shall allow any passenger to embark on board his Vessel, whose name is not contained in the outward list of Crew and Passengers, required to be delivered to the Officers of Customs before the departure of Vessels It is proposed to cnipoiv cr the Judge, before whom any such case shall be heard, to reduce such pcnilty to any sum not less than £10, if he think fit ArroiiTMrNT-His Exce...
SUPREME COURT ORDER. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Morning Herald — 6 August 1842
SUPREME COURT ORDER. The following order has buen promulgated by their Honors, the Judges of the Supreme Court. In the Supreme Court of Nsw South Wales, Wednesday, the third day of August, in the year of Our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and forty-two. It is ordered, that the following fees bo de- manded and taken in the Supreme Court, in addition to the fees already fixed, viz. : £ s. d. For the admission of any Barrister 5 5 0 For the admission of any Attorney previously admitted in England .550 For the admission of any Attorney articled in this colony . . . . 10 10 0 For administering oath to a Magis- trate . . . . . . 0 10 0 For taking evidence of Witnesses in Court, during trial, per Folio 72 words . . . . .010 For making copies of evidence and exhibitf, per folio . . . 0 0 " G For striking Jury List . , .110 For reducing Jury List . . .110 JAMES DOWI.INO, C. J. W. W. BURTON, Ainisu SisruBM.
SUNDRIES. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Morning Herald — 6 August 1842
SUNDRIES. Mace.Per pound. 0 4 6 Nutmegs. 0 1 6 Cloves. 0 13 Cloth.Blue Alidg., per yard .. 0 9 0 Supetfine blue. 0 16 0 Ditto coloured. 0 14 0 Blue for contract. 0 8 0 Rope.Assorted, per cwt. 2 15 0 Manila. 1 l8 O Coir. 12 0 Canvas.... Bleached, per bolt .... 2 2 6 Turpentine, in yara, per gallon. 0 4 0 Paiut Oil.. Per gallon. 0 6 6 White Lend, ground, in keg», per cwt. 1 10 0 Black Paint, per cwt. 18 0 Green .... Ditto di'to. 2 0 0 Tar ...... Riga, per barrel ...... 1 2 0 'American. 0 12 0 Coal. 0 12 0 Pitch.Perbarrel. 10 0 OilShookB,whitcoak,forpipes,pcrton 10 0 For han els. n 11 0 DîalPlank, Norway, per foot. D 0 31 American. 0 0 3 Gunpowder, Blasting, per lb. . ¡... 0 0 7' Cannister.-.. 0 16 Glass. 0 2 0 Mustard .. Pounds,per daz. 14s. to 6 15 0 Half-pounds. 0 7 6 Pickles.... Quart», per doz. 0 14 9 Pints. 0 10 0 Soap.Hawes', per ton . 40 0 0 Liverpool.£18 to 24 0 0 Colonial. 35 0 0 Salt.Liverpool, per ton. ft 0 0 Rock. 2 10 0 Basket, per dozen. 0 7 0 Fruiti ....Bottled, per doz...
SYDNEY MARKETS.—FRIDAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Morning Herald — 6 August 1842
SYDNEY MARKETS.-FRIDAY. WHEAT-lhere have been twelve loads brought to market during the week, which brought from (5s 6d to 7s at the mills The greater part of the wheat now being brought into market is of very supenor quality TLOUR-Uns market has rallied again during the week, one of the largest millers having entered the market and bought the flour ex Luropa Since this sale has been effected, several parcels have changed hands, and on the whole we may îeport great fiuniicss at present prices, namely fine flour, 20s to 21s , second ditto IJS to lCs , ration ditto, 13s tolls , No 1 biscuit, 2fis , No 2 ditto, 21s per cwt , bian, Is 8d to Is lOd pel bushel BRFAU -The price of the two pound loaf still remains at 5d , although foi inferior bread 4d only is asked by some of the bakers MAI7F continues plentiful, but the dealers appear determined to advance the puce, a small quantity which has boen received at the coin maiket during the week, realized fioin is lOd to 4s pei bushel, the ret...
COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENO[?]. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Morning Herald — 6 August 1842
ooMBxnoiAZ. nfxa&taioairoa. TUE transactions since last report have been but few and unimportant. Most articles being held for increased rates has kept pur- chasers from entering the market, but which rates will ultimately be obtained. Consider- able lots of goods are known to have been taken out of vessels in London for this port, on the receipt of last November advices, and other entries short shipped. WHEAT AND FLOUR.-The cargo of flour ex Europa, from Chili, comprising 3000 bags, has been disposed of, (the figure has not transpired, )which has given a tone to the market. In wheat there is nothing to report. BUTTER.-Irish, 200 firkins, a late im- portation, realized Is. 3d. per lb. ; and two lots English, choice, Is. 3d. FRUITS.-An invoice to arrive, consisting of currants, figs, and raisins, has been taken at about 60 per cent, advance. TEA.-Hyson Skin-This market has been quiet ; the sales have been about 200 chests, at £7 15s., at which price the holders aro firm, and ...
ENGLISH EXTRACTS. POARLIAMENTARY DIGEST. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Morning Herald — 6 August 1842
»HGtlBH BXTIIAOXB. ÏAELIAMENTABY DIGEST. VE commence below a digest of the. Proceedings of the present Session of Par- liament, which will be continued as oppor- tunity occurs. Thursday, February 3. The Parliament was opened this day. A full report ol' the proceedings, together with the debutes on the address will be lound in the Herald of June 27. HOUSE OF LOUDS. Munday, Febiuary 7. B' Bi.s'r.io or TIU: HOUSE. The Marquis of Normanby was anxious lo redeem his pl.'dge, given last session, as to the regulation ol' Buildings aud the Improvement of Boroughs Bill. Lord j Melbourne presented a petition for a modification of the corn laws, and Lord Pipon laid certain papers on the table. ' The Duke ol' Wellington expressed his wish that Lord Monteagle should not proceed with his motion on the subject of Exchequer Bill Fraud till certain papers were printed, and till the liouse shuuld perceive what course was taken by the Commons in this mutter. The noble lord replied, that he should be al...