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Maitland. MAITLAND HOSPITAL. [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 27 January 1847
Slattlanb. -o (From the Alaitland Mercury.) MAITLAND HOSPITAL. The annual general meeting of the subscribers and friends of the Maitland Hospital, was held at the Northumberland Hotel, on Wednesday after noon last, (the 20th instant) J. Chambers, Esq, in the chair. The Secretary read the.annual report for 1846, from which it appeared,.that the funds of the so ciety were in a flourishing state; and that a steong feeling prevailed throughout the district in favour of ithe Institution. The report also stated, that." during the quarter thirty-three patients were admitted; seventeen were under medical treatment at the commencement of the quarter ; of this number nine remain in hos pital at present, two have died, one was sent to go vernment, six to the Benevolent Asylum, Sydney, and thirty-two have recovered, and have been dis charged ; twenty of the number received this quarter were Protestants, one a Jew, and tweclvo Roman Catholics.'" From the Treasurer's report, It appeared that the ...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 27 January 1847
EISCTION O ALDERMAW.--A meeting of the Council of the City of Sydney will be holden at the Market Buildings,. in George-street, marked A, on Thursday next the 28th instant (to-morrow), at twelve o'clock, noon, to elect an Alderman for Cook ward in the room.of Edward Flood, Esq., resigned. CITY CouNccr..-An adjourned meeting •of the City Council will be held in the Town Hall on Monday next, at three o'clock in the afternoon, to consider the report of the Finance committee, on the financial agfairs of the Corporation for 4847, and all matters connected therewith. TWENTY POUNDS RE.WARD OR A CONDI stONAL PARnoN.-Whereas it has been represented to the Government.that three stacks of wheat and barley, on the farm called Cree .Bank,.on the Pater son River, were, on the night of the 26th ultimo, maliciously set on fire and entirely consumed : his Excellency the *Governor directs it to be notified, that' areward of twenty-pounds will be paidlto any free person or persons who may give such in...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 27 January 1847
AGENTS FOR THE CHRONICLE. Gor~aasr-Ms.. CAxKrt. B sine -Mn. B. M`M!suo;. Pirnasox -3k. .1. CYScirL ua PA ,, tTa -M:. P. CAJD1N?. Poar PeXL"P -Mr- -L Brie s.c. Wozoioao --Mi. ThoXaS Fowti,. Bxmr iz- ]!_ T. Joss QexzxuxsT --MLi I. J. rs~axr. M_,rn..axo-Mi. T. ULUio--N-r. C mtxxrnkowx, &c.--M. MAi.isrua,. WznxE~-Ms. Jas CxssjDr. Pi uxr-Ms. JAxzi M'CwITkl. Jinx's PL.iuxs-Ms. J. J. Ujuwm.. Bosaor-Mi. fEAýCxin U u wus. Amszau~tz-MY. Jodi \owiu.xo. YAui-Mh. C. Room. Gszatami-3s. Jonw Mkruxr CLaZXrKa Tlows sin Drsooo -Mt. Daps; Pw.k. d is gt Vusitcd d , Ly us. Jois, 63, Px sti2'Ei..ifW, Ioa'mac. Ms. W. J. Bamrsur, 10, Bssxs-=uDe3,PhA s~XLVsT-mm~ss=, IDu.t. Ei'm2e tat e Iw Priqi b. a E.DWJD JoHN 1iAWXS 1.5A. e! Bekfesu. in tS tCoc d ( CIZ,4 mi ps - H". I-him :t t. Ca-c..wi. U o, X. 1-S, Mi ,m-Wa as4t. SpsFt\. c.r S 5gy c rla-UI.r·sabyJao5j= %? '$47.
New Zealand. BAY OF ISLANDS. [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 27 January 1847
New Zealand. &nbsp; &nbsp; -o- BAY OF-ISLANDS. (From the New Zealander, Jan. 9.) &nbsp; Reports have been in circulation, calculated to arouse the fears of the public, respecting the inten tions of the natives in the northern districts. Some turbulent natives at.Wangarei, appear to have had Sit in contemplation to seize a vessel, lately built at that place.by Mr. Robert Carrutlhs; who, however, by his prudent. management. succeeded in defeating .their purpose,-and got his craft safely conveyed to this port.r Weare not disposed to give full credence S.to the rumours afloat, and we think there is no just ground for apprehending a renewal of anything, -like a- general.:disturbance. ..This opinion is cor roborated by.the,aunexed extract from a letter we have received from a most respectable authority, -resident-in one of the central distriots of the north'-..- . .. " The natives here are all very quite. IHeki has :written a letter to Iris' Waima confederates, say...
INSOLVENCY PROCEEDINGS. FRIDAY, JANUARY 22. Before the Chief Commissioner. PROOF OF CLAIMS. [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 27 January 1847
INVOLVENCY PROCEEDINGS FRIDAY, JANUARY 22. Before the Chief Commissioner. PROOF OF CLAIMS. In the estate of John Macdermott, a second meet ing: Hercules Watt, 5/ ; the meeting was then adjourned until Thursday, the 28th -instant, (to morrow.) NEW INSOLYENT. January 22.-John Macquarie Palmer, of -Bal main, writing clerk. ,Debts, 177/ 1s 5d. Assets, personal property, 24/; landdd property, 99/ ; balance deficiency, 54/. 15s. John Walker, official assignee. MEETING OF CREDITORS To-morrow.-Bute Stewart, a single meeting at eleven o'clock; John Outram Wascoe, a single meeting, at half-past eleven ; John Macdermott, an adjourned single meeting at noon. FaslAr.-William Pawley, senior, an adjourned third meeting at .eleven:; Wllliam Smith, a single meeting at half-past eleven.
THE FIFTY-NINTH ANNIVERSARY. [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 27 January 1847
T?E FIFTY-NINTH ANNLVERtSARY. :Yesterday being the fifty-ninth "anniversary of thefoundation of the Colony, was observed in the city as a general .holiday. The Banks, the public offices, and ,nearly all the shqps in .the ,city were closed. .. The early.part of the day was .extremiely un promising, and several slight slower?s fell, but towards ten o'clock, the weather assumed a more favourable appearance, .and though it continued cloudy throughout the whole of the day, a more favourable day could not have been desired ; as there was no scorching heat, and a moderate southerly breeze prevailed throughout, which was peculiarly favourable to the aquatic sports. . The holiday was more generally observed than. we have witnessed on previous occasions; and a far larger number of the citizens were assembled on the shoresof. our beautiful harbour Slum.we:recol lect to have seen at any former anniLvrsary. Tre number-of booths and stalls which were erected about Fort Macquarie, together with th...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 30 January 1847
AGENTS FOR THE C RO.NICLE, GoULnUaN-ASR. CARNRY. BaaaiA-MR. B. M'MIAHtoN. PATHEaso--MIa. J. O'SULLIYAN. - " PARRAMATrA -Ma. P. CARDIFF. PORT PazII.Ip -Ma. J. BULLu. WVOLLONOONG-MI. THOMAS FOWLER. ]3ATIKasr-Ma. T. JONES. QUEA.NDETAN-ME. J. J. WEIGHT. MAITLAND-JMR. T. MAHlONT. - ' CAMUsnELLTOwN, &C.-.Ma. M' AUSTE3. , WIsNDoR-MS. JAMES CASSIDY.. ý't" PEuttiTII-MU. JAMES M'CARTHY. JEuaavs PL.AINS . J.' IJ ARPUa. " BtJNoNA-Ma. EDoWAD Hu bonas. ADML AIOE-Ma. JOHN Notn"LAND. Y.os--Ma. C. Rouat~s. GEEiyca--Mat. JOHN.Ii M!uarl CLAEENM Tow' AND DLUNOOG - Ma. DtRrS TIENEY.. . .................... '. Publishe! W . the United Kingdom, by,:,:: MR. JONES, 03, Pz.TVa'osrma-non-,, LqO nN. Mn. WV. . BAT? .sII' 10 Esssx-naoalaE, PAS LIAMK T-sraEL?, D1USL::t. CrinteJd for th. Prppritor by EDW . .1 JOIN1 !lAW KS I KY' ..f i .dl.rna I., tIe Couuty 0 Cu erlnud, and rubh y hrhi at t'c. Chronilek tttfo; au.,1'i I .-c·ec iri'r* Icditr, Nca See b '.WcJca 's tidýJlf ugt1 ýt~~~iT: y.. .. .it..E" ..... h...
IMPOUNDINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 30 January 1847
IMPOUNDINoS. Taralga, on the 15th day of January-bullock, branded AF on the off thigh; red poley steer, branded TC or G on near rump, ATD off rump, 2 off thigh; yellow cow, branded ML conjoined on the near ribs, C.M off rump, 2 off thigh; red cow, branded ML conjoined on the near ribs; strawberry poley bullock, branded CM on the off rump; yellow steer, branded TL on the off rump; yellow steer, white back and belly, branded PC on rump and thigh off side; yellow bullock, branded C or GB on off rump; brindle bullock, branded like N on oil rump, I-I with . under .ol' thigh ; white cow, branded JCJ on the near rump, a white bull calf by her side, unbranded ; bay mare, about five' years old, branded M in circle under saddle off side, 2 offl shoulder, a bay filly with her, about two years old, branded M on near shoulder; brown filly, about two years old, branded M on near shoulder. - If the above described cattle are not claimed and released before the 12th day of February, they will be so...
Government Gazette. TUESDAY, JAN. 26. BANK LIABILITIES AND ASSETS. COMMERCIAL BANK. Liabilities. [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 30 January 1847
TUESDAY, JAN. 20. BANK LIABILITIES AND ASSETS. COMMERCIAL DANK. Liabilities. Notes in circulation not bearing in- £ s. d. terest .. .. .. . 43,J55 15 5 Bills in circulation not bearing in erest .... . . . 51 I 10 Balances due to other banks .. 1,20 11 S Deposits not bearing interest ". 170,759 10 8 Total ... 2.45,t0 I97O . 7 Asset,. Coined gold and silver, and other: coined metals ... .. .. 73,444 16 i1 Landed property .. .. . 6,884 '1 Notes and bills of other banks .. 2 188 10. Balances due from other banks .. 2,700 3 6 Amount of'all debts due to the Bank, including notes, bills of exchange, and all stock and funded debts of every description, excepting. notes, bills, and balances due to - the said bank from other banks 268,864 14 S Total .. 351,896 14 9' Amount of capital stock paid up at this date .. .. .. 125,435 0 0 Rate of last dividend declared to the shareholders, 10 per cent. per an. Amount of last dividend declared 6,206 15 0 Amount of the reserved profits after declaring ...
IRELAND. [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 30 January 1847
IRELAND. (From the Globe, Sept. 29.) Lord Besborough's answer to a recent deputation from the Irish Royal Agricultural Improvement So ciety suggests matter for serious consideration at the present crisis : " That he fully concurred in the general principle laid down in it-namely, the propriety of employing the labouring classes upon works connected with husbandry, if possible, and of a profitable and re- t productive nature; but he feared that the Present ments Act, chap. 107 of Victoria, did not enable them to do so, as the law officers of the Crown had given it as their opinion that its operations were confined to public works alone, such as are contemplated in the Grand Jury and Presentment Acts, by which it was construed. He had, however, communicated his views on the subject, as well as those of others, received from all quarters in a similar strain, to her Majesty's government; and without being able to promise anything specific, he hoped to have it in his power shortly to giv...
SEPTEMBER WOOL SALES. [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 30 January 1847
SEPTEMBER WOOL SALES. We have been favoured with a duplicate of a klter from Buckles & Co., the original of which was transmitted by the IFsidermere. addressed to a gentleman in town - DE alB Sm,-We have much pleasurein forward ing to you the aceoampanying.price current, of our third series of wool sales of the present season, which have certainly gone off more satisfactorily than we could -have anticipated but a few weeks since." As compared with the sales of July we consider that prices have ruled fully Id. per lb. above the highest rates then obtained, and higher by 2d. per lb. than the average of those sales. Of the market prospec tively we entertain a still more favourable opinion ; and although we shall not probably see any material improvement during the present year, unless any unforseen political event should interfere, we think that prices will certainly be higher in the spring. and that we shall have a good market throughout the ensuing season. Our potatoe crop ha...
CAPTAIN WILKES'S EXPLORING EXPEDITION. [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 30 January 1847
CAPTAIN WILKES'S EXPLORING EXPEDI TION. (From the Singapore Free Press, Oct. 22.) Until lately we have not had an opportunity of seeing the Narrative of the United States Exploring Expedition-during the years 1838-39-40-41-42, by Captain Wilkes, commander of the expedition, nor have we yet been able to peruse more than a small part of it. -We naturally turned with a good deal of curiosity to Captain Wilkes' account of his visit to Singapore to which he devotes a chapter, and we must confess ourselves disappointed by the manner in which thie subject is handled. .The information which the author received appears to have been very meagre, and what he did obtain has been ill-arranged and only half .understood, while even in regard to what came under his own observations many strange blunders and misconceptions occur. Captain Wilkes states that he received much interesting information relative to the place, its commerce, &c., from 3\r. Balestler, the Consul for the United States,...
VAN DIEMEN'S LAND. [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 30 January 1847
VAN DIEMEN'S LAND. Combing ... .. .... .... 1 4 to 1 101 Cloting ....... ....... 1 2 ,, 1 10 ,, scoured superior ..... 1 10 ,, 2 9 inferior ....... 1 5 ,, 1 8 Average locks ...... ........ 1 4 ,, 1 8 Inferior ..................... 1 2 ,, I 4 Unwashed ......... .. .......... 0 0,,0 11 .bsgon..................... 10,, 2 Locks .................... . O 10 ,, 1 4 3. T. SIMaS &c Co. Lonwon, 28th Sept., 1846.
VICE ADMIRALTY COURT. THURSDAY, JAN. 28. Before the Worshipful S. F. Milford, Esq., Deputy Judge and Commissary. TOM BOWLINE AND OTHERS IN RE THE SHIP THE "MORNING STAR." [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 30 January 1847
VICE ADMIRALTY COURT. THURSDAY, JAN. 28. Before the Worshipful S. F. Milford, Esq., Deputy Judge and Commissary. TOM BOWLINE AYD OTHERS IN RE THE StIP TIHE t MORNIHO STAR." In this case his Worship delivered the following judgment: In the present stage of this action it must be taken for granted (as already decided) that the Court has jurisdiction, and I am now only to consider in the first instance whether the promoters have proved their libel ot -not. If not, their case fails; if they have, I am then to proceed further, and consider whether the case so proved is in law met by the matters proved in support of the plea. The liuel as drawn states the common case of a hiring and service, as by British seamen on board a British ship, of a demand for wages, and a refusal to pay. The personal answer of the master admits the hiring and service of the promoters, but states that the wages engaged fur were less than those! claimed. The promoters having declined to read that part of the maste...
City Council. THURSDAY, JAN. 28. [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 30 January 1847
C?it Council, -o THURSDAY, JAN. 23. Present: the Right Worshipful the Mayor ; Al dermen Allen, Macdermott, Vilshire, and Thurlow ; Coucillors Fisher, Josephson, Hill, Neale, Owen, Robey, Egan, May, Jenkins, Muir, Iredale, Little, Henderson, Brown, Wilkie, Ryan, Agars, Smid more, Sillitoe, and Driver. The meeting having been called for the special purpose of electing-an Alderman for Gipps Ward in the place of Alderman Flood. The meeting ad journed to the market shed A, and at the expiration of an hour after the voting commenced, Mr. Fisher was declared duly elected, having polled 13 votes, whilst his opponent, Mr. Josephson, polled 12. The Council then returned to the Town Hall,' where the Mayos administered the usual oaths to Mr. Fisher. The fine of 251. imposed on Mr. Flood for his resignation, was paid by that gentleman on the morning of the election.
IMPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 30 January 1847
IMPORTS. January 27-Sydney, barque, 345 tons, Captain White from London: 1 cask glass, Oflicers of 99th Regiment; 101 boxes tobacco pipes, G. Small; I case Williams and Co.; 25 puncheons spirits, I box samples, 12 bales 9 cases, 50 boxes, 48.kegs, 40 bags, 52 chests, 45 half chests, 15 barrels, 10 cases 4 packages merchandise, Thomas Smith S& Co.; 460 bars 45 bundles iron, L. Iredale; 2 casks, H. Fer ris; 2 hogsheads hardware, J. Merral ; 9 pack ages, C and M. Appleton; 2 bales books, Rev, Dr. Ross; 1 box, apparel, R. RL. Dawson; 1 box appa rel, Rev. Mr. Walpole; 00 boxes glass, 15 casks glassware, Lyall, Scott, and Co.; I case, Captain Gilbert; 2 hogsheads 6 quarter casks wine, W. E. Mackintosh; 5. bales 2 cases, .Rowand, Macnab and Co.; 2 cases, Dr. Beardmore; 12 quarter casks,; E. W. Layton ;-40 tierces salt, R. C. Terts a .l trunk apparel,,D. M'intyre; 3 bales, T. Holt, jut).,? case E. Wilks; 100 cases Geneva, 3 bales, I bundle, and, 20,barrels merchandise, Thacker and C...
ENGLISH NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 30 January 1847
ENGLISH 1NEWAS. BY the arrival of the Sydney, from London, and the recent arrivals from Hobart Town, we are in possession of English news to the 14th of October, a copious summary of which will be found below, and several of the most interesting extracts in our other columns. (From the Hobart Tbso Advertiser.) Again has the failure of the potatoe crop de desolated Ireland, and the pressure of famine has extended into the Highlands of Scotland, and been even felt in England. The failure is even more universal than last year. The Government has done all that appears possible to provide against it. Deposits of meal have been formed, heavy assess ments on the baronies for the purpose of affording work have been rendered bearable by the Govern ment advancing the money. -Still the misery .is too 'universal not to be productive of disturbances, and we regret to.find accounts of provision riots all over the mouth and west. -In one place, Dungarvan, the people came into collision with the mi...
DEPARTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 30 January 1847
DEPARTURES. January 25-Star of China, schooner, Captain :Wood, for-Port Nelson. Passengers-Mr. Tom. kins, Mr., Jones, and Mr. and Mrs. Hill and daughter. 27- Ha 'lequin, schooner, Captain Hovenden, for Portland Bay. 27-Hooghly, barque, Captain Townsend, for the Whale Fishery. 27-Sovereign, steamer, Captain Cape, for More ton Bay. Passengers-Mr. Lawless, Mr. Lawson, Mr. H umphlreys, Mr. Smtlh, Mr. Hawkins, Mr. Campbell, Mr. Ilebitt, and 18 in thle steerage. 28.-Phantom, brig, 157 tons, QCptain Fox, for Adelaide. Passengers-Mr. Thomas W\\uolley. Mr. A. Michie, Miss Williama, Mr. Garratt, Mr. James Cohill, wife and three children, Mr. J. Caldwell, and Mr. G. Small. 28.- lFelle, American ship, Captain Andy, for the South Sea Fishery. 28.-Nathaniel P. Tallmadye, American ship, Captain Mulford, for the Whaling Grounds.