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Select Poetry. THE SIREN. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 28 January 1836
S look; not on the wine whenwred' Or colour'd in the.cup; Stay knot on pleasure when shefills T'1- ghe tempting goblet. up ý Tiiog liil ear, its de?ith, and t rich ii glow s A !spelofniadnoss lrks .below'. T'hey say :tis pleasant on thetlip, ::: ;And merry onthe- brain;:: in:: .iý.They say it stias the sluggi-ih blood, And dulls the toothiof f ainm;, Aye :butaswithin its glowing deps,i, A stinging serpent unseen sleeps., I ts rosy lights will turn to fire, " .Its coolness change to thirst, l: S:And by its inirth within the brairi . .. :A sleepless worm isinurst.- :-:: 14 .: . -'There 'snot a bubble .at the brim, · '' That does hot carry food for him;. . -Then dash the bieaming citp aside, "* Abnd spill the purple wine;. .'Takie'niot its nmaidness to thy lip, . S Let 'not its uirsed be thiine. 'Tis red and rich-but grief and woe, Are hid its rosy depths below.:
EXPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 28 January 1836
rEXIORTil 011 Sperm wibale,,p.er tn ;.,... .55 0 Q 0 0 o 4 0 hlaclk littoiditto.. b...; :. 0 :.'0 J 0 0 Timber B3Iie Giiis, uper loacF... :1 10 Cea e f Cedur, per foot. .;.*..*....... .;g 0 2 a Treenanils, pe, thousaild . .t... 2 0 " 1 2 5 Hides, salted, per lb. . . 0 0 2 . .. 0 .0.r.: Horns . .... 100..'1 0' 1.. 0 4' ' Ditto, Tips....... ., ..... ditto.. 1 4 0 0. o'0 0 'Tallow, rendered ............. ..: ? : . 0.4 . WA ool ....................:... .: ,O .. 0 "3 .. 0 .,
THE LAYTON. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 28 January 1836
THE LAYTON. We have beene requested by Dr. Rule, the- Sur- geon of the female emigrant ship Layton to in- sert in to-day's number a letter in reply to some aspersions on his character contained in the Pam phlet lately published by Mr. John Marshall, the agent for the Female Emigration Committee in London. As Dr. Rule's letter has been already published in some of the other colonial journals, and as our columns of to-day contain a letter on the same subject from Mr. Beilby, the Superintendent of the Layton, we deem it unne- cessary to do more than to publish Capt. Wades certificate to Dr. Rule ·as it is to the remarks of that gentleman that the letter in question chiefly applies: &nbsp; &nbsp; Sydney, January 25, 1834 &nbsp; I do hereby certify, that the bearer Mr. John Rule has done the duty of Surgeon on board the ship Layton &nbsp; (under my command), to the Emigrants, Passengers and Crew on a voyage from London hither, perfectly to my satisfaction....
DEPARTURES. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 28 January 1836
DEPART'URES. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; 24.- Derwent, (ship),Riddell, for Hobart Town, with sundries. Passengers - Mr. W. Pugh, surveyor Rev. J, Orton, Mrs. Orton, family, and two servants Rev. Mr. Simpson, Mrs. Simpson, and family, Capt. Clayton and Rolla O'Ferral, Esq. &nbsp; 24 - Sir William Wallace, - (ship), Finnis, for the sperm fishery. 24. - Micmac, (brig), Brend, on a speculative trip supposed to the Isle o France. 27. - Arethusa, (brig), Wakefield, for Port Stephen.
MR. MARSHALL'S PAMPHLET. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 28 January 1836
- 'MR. 'MARSIIALL'S PAM ?PHLET.+; Wshould'be sorry to ask our " Gentle Readers"' to wade through the Black Sea of rmisrepresenta tion,sciirrility, and falsehood, which this famous: london Trepanner's pamphlet exhibits; aind 'as fdr 'Dr. Lang, to whose express honour it is de dicated, we should imagine that that individual's moral character is by no means of s6 sickly a cast is'to be in the least endangered, especially in this :colony, by allowing each' and every of the vituperative charges preferred 'against him by the wholesale exporter of profligacy and pollution to New South Wales, to pass without a single syl lable of explanation. We can recollect the time 3hi6e, even in this convict colony; such a thing as street walking was unheard of; but, thanks to Mir. Marshall I we can' now vie with the vilest portions of the British metropolis itself in that iidence of advancing civilization and refinement; for nb'respectable female can now venture-to cross- any 'of'the streets of Sydney ...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 28 January 1836
BIRTH.—On the 15th instant, Mrs. John Stewart Mein, of South Kent Street, of a daughter. MARRIED.—In Sydney on Monday last by the Rev. Dr. Lang, Mr. John Young to Miss Margaret Larrymore, both of Sydney. &nbsp; DEATH. &nbsp; At Newcastle, on Friday the 15th instant,"—Rad- ford, Esq., late Surgeon of H. M. — Regiment, Dr. Radford arrived in the colony in the year 1824 on furlough from his Regiment in India, having married an English lady at Algoa Bay during his stay at the Cape. He obtained a grant of land from Sir Thomas Brisbane at Hunter's River, but returned a year or two thereafter to India to complete his period of service. His two sons were on their way from India to the Australian College, when they were both drowned in the unfortunate vessel that was lost on Amsterdam Island about three years ago. The melancholy tidings of this calamitous visitation preyed upon Dr. R.'s sensitive spirit, and the climate of India underminded his robust constitution, so that on...
LAND AND IMMIGRATION COMPANY. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 28 January 1836
LAN, D"AN IM1MIIGRATION COMPANY. UP3VARs of:'thredethousand' foir hundred shares have already been Ataken in this Company. :.,'The number which- it :ws proposed at the'recent p e Jiminiry mieeting tdispose. df in-the coloibn,w as two, thousand ifive .hundred asimiiuilar. nuinmber to .le reserved for capitalists in England:'' But from. th e -manneinw.,i. wvhich the ildea,,appears to i ehav been taken up in the colony, we., would:recom mend -that the whole five thousand shares,.which it was proposed :the .Company should comprise, should be offered for subscription here, and that other five thousand should' be reserved for. capi talisis at `home," or in- otheir-words, that the u'mriber of shareholders shouldhbe' doubled:i -By this- means: the calls, bn the shareholders -.would not' -requ ire ito.:be ,'so -freqiient,.as .if the -whole numnber- 'were-limited to five thousand, whilelthe cost :of managenient would -be diminished .,oile half to each; shareholder; aid:,the interest :of; the ...
South African Statistics. THE CAFFER WAR. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 28 January 1836
a... f -": I ? -- . -" . .,THE CAFFRER WAR. [FROM THE SOUTH AFRICAN COMMERCIAL ADVERTISER.] AUGUST 19, 1835.> We hve just seen a few ~'~xics p flrdm aipmphlet ubillishid`i ri ?slhape '6fa lefti:er ' ilee Eai of-Aberdeen'(lite) Secretary of State fdr the Colonie," by the' Rev: Williain Shaw,? a;Wesleyan i·M1ssionary' who resided se-: veral years in Albany, and fori some time in Caffei-land Tlie paragraphs e have see fie- fei? to'the' ?oliicy iuued by the 'Colonial' G6 vernment towards':the i Caffer nation: They- are highly creditable to the, writer, and,'bring-us ;at once to. the. root and source° of our. present calaiities; while the system which 'lie. recom imends for iour future secut rity isin ilitslealding particulars, and' in ?most of its: mioriarrange-: ments, piecisely, the same as thatiwhihweihave so. often, and with so fmuch earnestness recoin-' mend in this paper to tlhEconsideration oC Go& verniment ..The only difference betwieen iMr. Slhiawand'diirselves is' t...
Colonial Politics. THE SYDNEY COLLEGE. [THE SUBJECT CONCLUDED.] [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 28 January 1836
S . .r " ' "+'' ' olitics.: + S. THE SYDNEY 'COLLEGE. "..- ý". - ", . S -inmLT SUBJECT CONCLUDED.]? 1s the leading article, of our. last .number, we brought down the history of the Sydney',College t ti'e peioddof the discointinuance of Di. LNGo's eoiutiei6n ithi that Institution. Different opi oions will of. course be. entertained by different individuals as to the propriety of Dr. L.'s'pro cedfire'in that"particular; but' we submit to oiir readers whether there was ilot much to justify such a step:'in the circumstances of the: Institu linbat the; period in giiestion, ,aid wh'ether tlie: propriety of that step has 'not' een: dIemonstrated beyond all possibility of doubt, by subsequent, events n :seceding from 'the Sydney Colle i iith of Jul 1830, Dr. L.evidently: acted on:the belief and conviction' that there was, theii no prspet of accomplishing tie speedyard successful esiablishment . of. that Institut on, -:agreeably: to :the: plan agreed on by the Share holders at the public' me...
TO THE EDITOR OF THE COLONIST. January 23, 1836. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 28 January 1836
TO THE EDITOR/OF THE 'OLONIST. January 23, 1836.. Sin,-For the satisfaction of myself, and oth.er .Scotchmen,,I submit to your. judgment:.the two fobllowing questions : First,'.Whether any minister of the Scotch: Presbyterian Church can: demand a fee 'for performing, the ceremony of marriage ? Aiid;, secondly, what is the general :practicer in this irespect ini:,t i colony ? A solution; to the above will irich oblige . i , ,, Your most obedient, . . ....=.. A SUBSCRIBER.. Whatever may be the object of our correspon dent;"i'n these notes of interrogation, we beg. to in forknihim,, in answer 'to: his first question, that it is contrary to 'thie principles: and practice of the Church of Scotland for a Presbyterian minister, or minister'of that church, to demand a fee either for. the solemnization of marriage orf for the per formance of any other clerical duty whatsoever. The- thing is unheard of in Scotland, and we trust it will always be so among the Presbyterian clergyin these coloni...
Literature and Science. SYDNEY FORTY-EIGHT YEARS AGO ; OR, THE 26TH OF JANUARY, 1788. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 28 January 1836
SYDNEY FORTY- EIGHT, 'YEARS AGO; OR, THE 26Th O:F.JANUARY, 17'8. [FRnoM cOLI.NS' ACCOUNT OF NEW SOUTIL WALES.1 As Tuesday last was the Anniversary .of the: Foundation, of the Colony we think it will be in teresting .to "our readers to learn .the appearance which Sydn'ey presented forty-eight years ago, and contrast its present aspect: 'with the., woods and ,;ilds which occupied' its site at that period': The Governo'r, ((aptain' Phillip:) with a party o'f marines, and sori'e art,ficers selected fromn among the searnen.of the Sirius and the convicts, arrived ini Port Jackson; and anchored' oft' the mouth 'of the-cove in tended-for the settlement'on".the evehing of' the -25th January. 1788; and in the course .of the'i'follioing day sufficient ground was cleared for encam'ping 'the .officers' guard and the convicts who had been landed in the morning. The spot, chosen for' this purpose was at the head of the cove, near the run of fresh ,water,'which stole silently: along tlh ovgh, a ver...
Religious Intelligence. THE END TO BE ACCOMPLISHED BY THE GOSPEL. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 28 January 1836
iUgt0it t lilQ 1iigE? :-E~. TH END.N TO. BE ACCOMPLISHED ! BY [FROM A SERMON BY DR. WILSON,'BISHIOP OF CALCUTTAo.:p 'TiHE Great'End to'be acc'omplished iy the Gosie1 is t1iis'erpiessed ',' To o'm" (te people nd tlie Gendtiles) " now I send thee,, to open, their eyes, to tutrin fi e from ildarkness unto ; liiht, and fiom' the pdwer of Satani untio} God, tliat they may receive 'orgienessrof their sins anid inlhritanice' among 'theih that are sanctified by faith that'ii in men. Such is thei?cope of the Gospel' uttered'by a voice :froi"i heavenr, when "'alight above tlie'brightness ot the ui" 'shoit orbund aboult" the, trembling Apostild, and when' he' was 'onstituted 'by that "'Jesus whom lie? had b'eer ipsectitihg," a " minister and a witness.' of the things whiclh h'e'th'en saw, and0of others which were afterwards made known to him.: "This dlesi ni iinfolds both the benightedl and ruiried state of man as a fallen creature, and the reinmdy foi" 'that stite which, tlie unspeakable merc...
THE LIFE AND FIRE INSURANCE COMPANY. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 28 January 1836
THE" LFE 'AND `FIIRE INSURANCE ' COM PANY ." : ... .. . . T _.. ShP,ru;blic, VMeeting .waa ei held; yesterdayi;, at ?the Putteney: oteli~J.for4 the, .purpse. ,of` forming a Lifeiand Fiee Insuraice Conpany -':in Sydney,;.it itwas .most respe.tably though., not ,very numerxn oqslyz?ktendecdY H;. M .'Bagster, Esq,,iwas called to..the'sChair,,and prxsided:9orer the Meeting,?jn: most'- ge tlemanly. -Ymand- nbAJsiless-like. ,mann~r. After a. dicussiori otf' abqut-,f?,wbo hours on, s.ome preliminary, xnattersi;of :considerable, im,portance to: the .Society.. apd, to. the,ublic,, it :was thought advisable ,toadjour ntlmielIeeting ,until: Wedries dlaythe ;3rd' February, :at, One.o'clock.pireciselly, in order, to :give::time fori the,, Proyvisional.,Com mittee to_ explain ,more, fully !the extent, o..the risk, which it ',was:proposed 'toi take in.effecting Insurances .against fire, which ,we;iare:'happy to' say is. to be restricted to briok .aud stone buildings only, , and . not-: on ,any ,;m...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 28 January 1836
T. THE C()LONIST 'OFFICE, Printing of 'eXvery description is'executed with neatness, eco nom, unrictuality, and dispatch. . . --Ill w~?W SOUTH WxLatS ZEAND wAND Zt MZanarTZON COMPANY. MEETING'of the undermentioned Gentlemen 'I',:topk place on Tuesday, the 19th instant, atetlie rsiQ4ence. .o the Honoradble Richard J.ones, Esq.; M. C., in Hunter Street, to form a provisional Com mittee,,for.the purpose of establishing n basis on which to? found a" Land and Immigration Company in??ew SOUth Wales. The ? IIHonorable Richard Jones, Esq,, M. C.4 i the Chair. z. ? Robert Campbell,.jun. Esq., of Geprge Street, T'UT Ryder,; Esq., J:.P: Johin 'amb, Esq., R,'N. :'. Thbomas Barker, Esq.4J.;P. Thonmas Walker, Esq.J.'P C. WV. Roemneri q"". John.Lord, Esq.. E:Manning, Esq. J. P. . : T following preabile. . and..resolution were a greed. to unanimotsly :"-... ... .. -.-.::, ; :. .J. " Tlferapidincireasd of 'vahe"which tracts of Waste i.i' ". :ligib'y 'sittiated 'ii thish colony acquure, from -te p.is...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 28 January 1836
SALES BY A&UGTO~N. . THis day, January 28,: Lyons, at-his Rooms, 'Allot; mnents.in Gloucester Street. • '' T This day, J anuary 28, and two following, Evenings George Paul, at his Rooms, 2000 Volumes Books. ;- On i Saturday, January 30, Lyons, at his Rooms, Wines. Friday, January 29, George Paul, at Quin's, Pitt Street; Horses and Carriages. S-. Laet tti0e ntett. THE p.COiOiNIST. OPI:oS .of the .following. WNumbersof Tnz . Co IiLOiIST . are required to coigplete the sets of some, ,f our subscribers,, and for which ONE- SHILLING each; will be paid on application at the office :-Nos. 1, 6, '7,,8,9, 10,12;. 13, 40, 41,42, 43, 45, and 46. Per sons wishing any, particular. numbers of TInE.Co W oNITr, or 'a complete seti are requested' to make early P.pplication. ':: : . .' . - : SAL.I E OF IOASES. IMPORTANT SALE OF SOME, OF THE. FINEST ' HORSES IN THE COLONY. Y'' : , 3y Mr. Blackman.` ; Oi "1oicdayi: February 8, 1836, at the Naw Cattle Mar-et,'Sydney,.at Twelve o'clock, precisely...
Domestic Intelligence. THE COLONIAL MAGISTRATES AGAIN [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 28 January 1836
Domestic Intelligence. &nbsp; &nbsp; THE COLONIAL MAGISTRATES AGAIN WE have been informed on good authority, that we were under a mistake last week in imputing the articles From a Correspondent in The Sydney Herald, relative to the recent dismissal of the Magistrates, to Mr. Edward O'Shaughnessy ; these articles having been written by other, and somewhat older, hands. On a matter of fact of this kind we are always open to correction, and we have therefore much pleasure in acknowledging that we were in error in the case in question; Mr. O'Shaughnessy having merely been em ployed to write articles for The Herald on the Emancipist, or as it is called, the Convict Jury System. It would seem then that our informant had merely mistaken the department of the Free Emigrant's Journal which had been assigned to the Emancipist Editor of The Sydney Ga zette ; for as to the fact of Mr. O'Shaughnessy's being a paid contributor to that Journal there can be no doubt. Our object in a...
English Extracts. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 28 January 1836
COLLIERY EXPLOSION.--A dreadful explosion took place at one of Mr.Russell's coal mines, situate at &nbsp; Wallsend, about four miles from Newcastle. About 250 people are employed at this colliery; and the hewers of coal with the exception of four, had left the mine under the impression of its perfect safety. About 100 putters, consisting for the most part- of young men and boys, remained at work. Their labours were superintended by four, overmen and deputy overmen-all men of great 'experience, some having been accustomed to work in the pits for upwards of thirty years. While the operation of ' putting' the coals was going on, the banksmen were suddenly alarmed by a loud report in the church pit, which they describe as being similar to an earthquake. The rushing of the foul air to the shaft, bringing up with it some of the pitmen's clothes and, other light articles from the bottom, left no room for conjecture as to what had occurred in the mine. The report was occasioned by a...
LANSDOWNE BRIDGE. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 28 January 1836
LANSDOWNE BRIDGE &nbsp; &nbsp; This splendid new stone bridge erected over Prospect Creek, on the Livverpool Road was &nbsp; opened to the public on Tuesday last, the forty eighth Anniversary of the Foundation of the Colony by His Excellency the Governor, with great ceremony. After His Excellency had opened &nbsp; the bridge a number of dray-loads of wool, and a cart containing some of the Regentville wine, followed by another cart in which were two emus driven by a native boy crossed the bridge. &nbsp; These were followed by a flock of pure Saxon sheep and an Angora goat the property. of W. E.- Riley, Esq., of Raby led on by a ram, the property of Mr. Riley decorated with the gold &nbsp; medal won at the last meeting of the Agricultural " Society. After the ceremonial was concluded &nbsp; His Excellency, accompanied by a large assemblage &nbsp; of the resident gentry, and of civil and military officers, repaired to a t...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 4 February 1836
T..A TTHE COLONIST OFFICE, Printing of - , every description is executed with neatness, eco nomy, punctuality, and dispatch. pa a.NY MjcA1itAic C' sCKoOX. O rrHE: Annual General Meeting ofý thi4 institution . for the election ofofHicer''iiil the transaction of : )?oei butsjieis, will le lield 'ri the R'doi is, C'i?i'ie .. H-ilton Friday evening the .th .inst., a7 7- o'clock precisely. 1: 'le attentioti of Membersis particularly called to R. . BAND,Secetiry. T. 3i*cc2mAnEanS, &o.. : ' ALED1T'V,:N D) ERS will be received by the -' t Commiittee for HLuilding.a.Church at Riclhnibid, .at;tlie School-house in . that. Township, urntil tvelve io'clock on TH U RSDA Y the. 28th of February, for 4ig?oo 100,000 'wll-burtit BRICKS, of the'Sttute -?size,, to bd deliv rded i othe St~'oftihe ropo6ed`B3uild ing, and subject to the approval f.tfhe uiifulingiComn '.mlttee. -. 'The Tenders totpecifywhbnti tlhe BHcks can :bifde '-li ered, and at what ratez eri' 1000. ,; ol :- i:: ` dPay nent wil...
EXPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 4 February 1836
EXPORTS. ..;.: . Oil Spermn-whale, per tuin ......., 5 o0 o ..: . 0 'o. : lauck ditto,ditt.......... .. 15 0 0 . ,16 0 0 Timber :|hie OeGlm, per load ....: 2- 5 "0' .: ý2 15:3 0 C'diar,.pe},foot ... :.. ............ o ... 0Do 'Treenalls, per tiousa: tl . ....... 2 0 . 2', 5 :,1. .:" ' HidBes; "sitltetd;: per lb. ...':.; ..... . '0 ;.: 0 0. , M or-kip' : a.... ., .':. per ro ; '0 17'' 0o ? . ' 24' ' Ditto. ,T ps. ,. . ...,..... .ditto... 0 4 . 0 . o T'idlow, rendered ............... ..0 0 4 ..., W ool ...... *..',. ,.'...:... ..'.. " 0. 1 3: .. ,','