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Van Dieman's Land News. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Chronicle — 18 May 1844
yUao Iiutan'o Rantb l?t". -o-' ILLEGAL DETENTION OF NEWdPAPEBR.-ThO following notice was received some time since by the Postmasters in these Colouies, from Colonel Maberly, the Secretary to the Postmaster General -" Caution to Postmasters, sub.Postmasters or other persons employed in the Poet-offices.- The complaints on the subject of missing newspapers, stated to have been committed to the post, continue to be so numerous, that his Lordship thinks it ex pedient that every one engaged in the Post-office service should be made acquainted with' the 32nd sectionof the Act 1st Vic., Chap, 35; by' which it is provided, " That every person employed in the Post-office, who shall steal, or shall secret, or de stroy, or shall wilfully detain or delay in course of conveyance or delivery thereof by the post, any printed newspapers without cover, or in cover open at the sides, shall be guilty of a misdemeanour, and being convicted thereof, shall suffer punish. ment by fine or imprisonment, or ...
Miscellaneous Extracts. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Chronicle — 18 May 1844
f$l ¢edelaneouu zxtract?. -o Wain DaLIeaYr.-When at the end of 1830 the Whigs came into office, Lord Wellesley was appointed Lord Steward of the Household ; and in 1833 he resumed the Viceroyalty of Ireland, which he held until the change of government in 1834. He then resigned at once his high office, not waiting till he should be pressed by the new government to retain it, as in all probability he would have been; he held himself bound in honour to the Whig party to re;ire upon their unceremonious dismissal by King William. Steady to his party, be was actively engaged in preparing the opposition to the Peel Ministry; arranged the important measure of the Speakership, the first blow which that Millistry received ; and with his own band drew the reso. lution which on the 8th of April brought it to a close. It cannot be affirmed that the Whig party was equally steady to him. On their accession to power, I have heard him say, be received the first intimation that he was not to return ...
LANDLORDISM IN ENGLAND. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Chronicle — 18 May 1844
LANDLORDISNM IN ENGLAND. IN our last, we just gave a little peep, en passant, at Irish Landlordism, and their horrible extermination of their tenants: undcrneathll we copy from the lManchester Guardian, a rather graphic picture of the position which English Landlordism at pre sent occupies in public estimation; long have they (the landlords) had the rod of class legislation exclusively in their own hands - they have had all the people's power, through the rotten boroughs, and the state of the elective franchise-and a good dcal of that of the crown, ever since they sold, forsook, or betrayed their King in 1688, to bring over a foreigner favour able to their wishes, and hostile to the people generally, whom they cajoled with the fine words. "glorious revolution," " Bri tish liberty," &c. OnI of the worthies took for a motto, Libertas et uatale solum, (li berty and my native !end), on which Swift humourously said ] ibetoas et natalo solum, Fine words; I wonder shere you stol o'...
ELOPEMENT IN HIGH LIFE. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Chronicle — 18 May 1844
cLOPEMBENT IN IIGIH LIME. I am enabled to inform you oflan occurrence that took place'a short time ago, which has given rise to a vast deal of scandal, and with which some of the first families in the country are mixed up ; and, strange to say, the matter has not yet been noticed in the newspapers. The following particulars you may rely on as strictly correct s Mrs. Colonel Howard, widow of the late Colonel Howard, formerly M.P. for the county of Wicklow, and whose beautiful residence, Castle Howard, is the theme of praise with all tourists, had a young male.proldge, a Mr. Godbold, in whose success in life she took a great interest. She purchased him a commission in the army, but after serving awhile lie retire4,-ind took up his abode with her. A short time since; the family being at Castle Howard, the. visitors were Sir Arthur and Lady Brook, with a Count and Countess Newkman, the count being a German and the countess an Irish lady, an adopted daughter of Lady Brook, who, before he...
A TALE OF TRAVEL—LORD MORPETH. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Chronicle — 18 May 1844
A TALE OF TICAVEL-LORD MORPETH. -o A friend has related to us the following story, I which he received from the mouth of one of fbe parties a In 1841, a young, broad shouldered, big fisted Kentuckian, a regular bred stock raiser and drover, wont on to Buffalo, New York, to purchase of Lewis Allen, who had just returned from England, soine of his imported stock. After he hIad closed his purchases, finding he had a day to spare he deter. mined to spend it In a visit to the Falls of Niagara. So, after breakfast, he stepped into the passenger cars, and found the department which he selected occupied by a modest looking and plain dressed gentleman. In a few minutes he commenced a conversation on the subject most interesting to him -to wit, imported stock, and tlhe bargains he had made, and informed his fellow traveller, in the most t decisive manner. what were the best breeds, &c. The stranger, after hearing him out, without dis-e. senting to what he said, spoke upon the subject ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Morning Chronicle — 18 May 1844
'The Morning ronicle" is putblished twice a week, on Wednesday and Saturday; and is extensively circulated throughout New South Wales, an Diemen's Land, Sth ustraia, New Zealand, and India; and in England, Scotland, and - -- rea d. - The e 30th June, 30th September, and 31st December; at wahich periods only subscribers can lecline receiving it, after paying the amount due.--Advertisers should mark on each advercisement the number of insertions required; otherise they are continued till countermanded. Orders to discontinue or alter advertisements must be sent in before six o'clock on the evenings of Tuesdny, Thursday, and Saturday; but new advertisenments are received till six o'clock on the evening before publication.---Al ibstructions must be given in writing, and all letters postpaid. MORETON BAY. , T H E fine Schooner rPIRCATO;R 11I tons,- W . B. Inen, com mander, is.now receiving freight for the above, and will meet with immediate despatch. Accom modation for passengers very sup...
Original Correspondence. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Chronicle — 18 May 1844
M u. EnsTon,-Although I ;happen to be an in terested party, perhaps you will allow me to speak ,lit a blt, on tho ,lljeictsoof grsinig and agriculture When I say that the agriculturist (the rent payer in particular) is totally ruined, I say no mo!e than what every person who happens to be placed beyond she pare of Government House enlightenment, is awfully cognizant of. Our government has given to agriculture such a shock, as to paralyse, completely, the energies of every man in the colony, who is so miserable as to be obliged to look to it as a means of support; whereas, had the vote of the Council, to lay a duty of 2s. per bushel on imported wheat (3s. would have been better) been acted upon, the woek ing bands of the colony would not be without employment; the farmer would prosper, and the importer even (should importetioas be necessary, which may be doubtful, unless in ex'reme cases) would be no loser; fcr his profit would be just the same at 6s or 7s as it would be at 3s or 4a ...
DEPARTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Chronicle — 22 May 1844
DEPARTUItLBS, MAY 17.-For Boyd Town, Port Phillip, and Launceston, the steamer Shansrock, Gilmore, with sundries. Passengers-- Ir. and Mzr. Mackenzie, Mr. and Mis. Atkins, Miss Steel, Mirs. Wood, Mrs. Owen and two 'children, .Mr. and Mri. Ilaliier and three children, Mr. and Mhrs.'Plumridge and four children, Mr. and Mrs. Muuday, Mr. and itse. Kenanu and three children, Mr. and Mirs. Jones and two children, MAr. and Mrs. Hurley and three children, Mr. and Mlrs. Clarke, lIrs. Singleton, Messrs. ?lacartltur, nMaenab, Mollhson, Wood, Bilalaud, M'intyre, Rtawson, .Flanagan, Brown, Sutton, 'I'htompson, Badderby, itixon, Hebberd, oberts, Brooks antd snon, and Chisholmu. 20.-For Launceston, the schooner Waoiderer, Ihurns, with suandries. L'assengers-Mrs. tiesa, Messrs. iHughes, Colter, Burgess, Moes, Shea, and Gassady.
Port Phillip Extracts. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Chronicle — 22 May 1844
ttlort 3 1Iip xtlra ctt ; -per WooL. AD lAnRK.-On looking to thei exports for the last two years, we find that the wool shipped fiom this port fron the 1st October, 1842, to 31st March, 1843, amounted to 2,067,305 'bs; bark during the same period, 800 tons, For the half year commencing October, 1843, and ending March, 1844, the wool was 3,284,9291bs.; the bark 1703 tons-showing'an increase on the former of 1,214,6241bs; and on the latter of 903 tins. The wool shipped from last March to the 4th instant, amounts to 728,3211bs. The first export of tallow occurred in January, 1841, from which date down to the present month, 201,4251bs have been ex* ported from Port Phillip.-P. P. Gocerte. ATaxMtrED JAsL nr.EAKINO.-On Sunday night, about ten o'clock, information was conveved by a turnkey to Mr. Wintle, the governor of the jail, that from a noise which proceeded from one of the wards, it was supposed that the prisoners were making an attempt to e'cape ; upon proceeding to the spot, and su...
MEETINGS FOR TO-DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Chronicle — 22 May 1844
MB? TINGS FOR TO*DAY. John Simpson, a first meeting, at noon. James'Fletcher, a special meeting, for examination only, at one. John" Dow. an adjourned second meeting, at two. DR. WILSON. - Our Roman Catholic friends will be pleased to learn, here, that their Bishoplileft London on the 27th January, for Hobart Town, to embark at Plymouth on board the Iship Betlamarina, which vessel was to sail for New Zoaland on the 29th January.-Hlobart Town Advertiser, May 14. By the Bquestrian., which arrived here from Hobart Town on the 18th in., stant, we. have received intelligence of the Right Rev. Dr. Wilson's arrival at Van Diemen's Land, do the Ilth instant. His Lordship, who appeared to be. in the enjoyment of excellent health, was accompanied by the Rev. Mr. Hall, late of Moor fields, Londpn, the Rev. Mr. Bond, late of Chid. dock, and by a Monk of the order of La Trappe,` and several gentlemen for ordination. His Lord. ship preached to a numerous congregation the day after his arrival, ME...
Shipping Intelligence. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Chronicle — 22 May 1844
Dtppvintg trtllttgeClt,. 'IARiIVALS. . . MAY 10.-From Port Phillip, the 8th instant, the ship Johnstone, 436 tons, sarrison, with part of original cargo. Passengers - Messrs.. Spenee, Power, Hibboerson, Buchanan, Needham, Mlayne, and three sons, Mrs. Hibberson ann two daughters, and one in the steerage. 18.-From Swan River 28th March, and Adelaide the 8th instant, the schooner Volocity, 138 tons, Bogue, with I00 bags wheat, and 400 bags flour. Passengers- Messrs. Lefroy, Nichol, Stockley, Kirkland, Levi, . leid, 'lThompson, M'Pherson, Oliver, Fox, Mrs. Kirkland and child, Mrs. M'Pherson and two children, and Miss Fuilton. 10.-From San Bias, in Mexico, Ilth January, Sandwich Islands 4th March, Tahiti 3rd, and Navigstor Islands 27th April, H.M.S. Hazard, 10 guns, Captain Bell. 18.-From Hobart Town, the 13th instant, the ship Equestrian, 801 tons, Gromorty, with sundries. Passnogers-Lieut. Cookson, Lieut. Simons, Messrs. J. Hart, J. Hayes, J. and G. Osborne, 62 rank and file of the 68t...
MELBOURNE MARKETS. FRIDAY MAY 10, 1844. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Chronicle — 22 May 1844
RMELBOURNE MARKETS. FRIDAY MAy 10, 1844. The supplies at the general masket continue to equal the demand, and prices have been stationary for the last three weeks. We beg to repeat the wholesale and retail prices for the convenience of our readers : Potatoes, wholesale, per cwt., 2s, to 2s. 61.. retail, 2s. 9J. or &dr per lb. ; cabbages, Id. to 3d: per head; turnips, 1S1. per bunch ; carrots, Id per bunch ; beet, Id. to 2d. par root; onions, Id per lb.; radishes, Id. per bunch; lettuce, Id. per head ; Jerusalem artichekes, 6d. per dish; pump. kins, 4d. to 6d. each; vcgetable-marrows, 2d. to 4d. each ; peas, 2Ad. per quait; French beans, 2d. per ditto ; cucumbers, id. each ; dried herbs, 2d. to 6d. per bundle. STOCK. HoRSEs.-Messrs. Bear and Son exhibited twenty-five horses, principally hacks, at their Thursday's sale, which was rather dull. Prices varied from seven to sixteen guineas. FAT CATTLE -This market is much glutted this week. Messrs. Boar and Son sold about 180 head...
THE SQUATTERS. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Chronicle — 22 May 1844
THE SQUATTERS. TUIE constant publication of one: article or another in the shape of letters, remarks, speeches, and resolutions at meetings, on this question, require of us to comply with the public taste in touching upon it again, notwithstanding we have already given our opinion at length. We do not pretend fillly to understand the whole subject: we know not the extent of theruns, or whether some are a day's ride across, as they say: we know not their great inequality: we know not whether it be real or fictitious what is said of the exorbitant and arbitrary power exercised or assumed by the commissioners: we know not whe ther true or false the complaints of small squatters, that they are ousted by a col lusion between the great ones, and between the great ones and the commissioners : we ado not know whether the tales told are all facts, of the wide spread immorality at the stations, or whether they are fables : we do not know -whether the blacks are being destroyed by wholesale, a...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Morning Chronicle — 22 May 1844
&GLeNTS LJL ·i1tiI aH LLOtUOL"I lroulee, r? . ,1Q tauly.. ilerirmaq, IrMr . ,w'M ah on . ,,, Patterson, Mr. J. O'Sullitan Parramalta, r. P. Cardiff . Port Phillip, Mr. J. Bullen Wolloogong, Mr. Thomns Fowler Bithbrist, Mr, T. Jono " Goulburn, M:. Hoory ''hmpon' t HobartTown, Mr. John t$ n? Mailanid, Mr. Hawkeley Camnpbelltown, &q., Mr. ' lister Windsor, Mr. James Cassidy, Penithb, Mr. Jatnos M'Cartly . Jurry's Plains, Mr. J.J. Harpur . lungo iLa, Mr. Edward HUlghb. Wollombi, Mr. 1iibbael Jy,nuu Publiheed.hn the Unhlt?g CVn 4 gomrnU, .; . Mr. Jones, 63, Patarnuoaterrowv.London;o Mr. W. J. Battoraby, 6, Eqsex-brldge, Prhal. ,sent.street, Dublin. Sydney: Printed and Pubishrbd bvy ilOAitL D'AItOY of ' rige t?r1eeet. at the Ubroloe .OlotU uridg.-tro?e e
MISSION TO THE ABORIGINES, AT MORETON BAY. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Chronicle — 22 May 1844
MISSION TO THE ABORIGINES, AT MORETON BAY. TIlE Catholic missionaries, who aro every day gaining on the good will of our sable, but too long despised and neglected brethren, and whose hopes of final success are daily brightening, have by the last arrival from Moreton Bay, made a feeling appeal to the benevolence and humanity of the good people of Sydney, on behalf of their poor, helpless, naked charge. The appeal made by the Archbishop on the approach of last winter, to provide them clothing, met with eminent success ; but that clothing is since worn out, and a re newed application becomes necessary on behalf of these poor creatures, who are as well as we ourselves, created in the image, and for the glory of the God of the spirits of all flesh, nor can any act of charity be greater, or be more urgently rcquired, than this oin the behalf of beings, whoso voice or wants con only through this channel reach our cars. We are authorised by the Archbishop to make this fervent appeal to the...
STATE OF FRANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Chronicle — 22 May 1844
STATE OF FRANCE. WE give in our fourth page, a most inte resting review of a work on the present state of France-that France which, for three centuries, but particularly since the accession of Henry IV., has so greatly in fluenced the state of the public mind, and the fate of nations in Europe. The perusal of that review fills us with a thousand reflections, which we have not space in 'our present publication to give expression to. We shall endeavour, in our next,, to draw from it some arguments, and inferences, and warnings, which we ..hope may not be entirely lost upon us here; as shewing us what to avoid in legislation, and what to pursue; so as to escape the rocks upon which nations have split, and some times foundered.
SATURDAY, MAY 18. PROOF OF CLAIMS. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Chronicle — 22 May 1844
SATURDAY, MAY 18. PROOF OP CLAIMS. In the estate of William Tuckwoll, a single meeting : P. W. Plomer, £46; E. New, £34 Gas 10d; E. Mortimer, £52; H. Taylor, £1021 s 7d. In the estate of Charles Luke Bayley, a single meeting : E. Austin, £45 Is 7d ; the Bank of Australasia, £63 18s. In the estate of John Dow, an adjourned second meeting: the estate of Foss and Lloyd, £63 5s 3d. Single meetings were also held in the estates of John Doyle. and John Manning; but no claims wore proved. hBW INSOLVENTS. Thomas Piper, of Bathurst, grazier : debts, £490. " Assets-personal property, £275. Balance deficiency, £215. William Hutchinson Bell, official assignee. Benjamin Such Mountcastle, of Pitt.street. Sydney, hatmnaker debts, £258 l es 8d. Assets personal property,, £57 8s; outstanding debts, £39 5s. Balance deficiency, £161 18s 8d. Edward Knox, official assignee.
Select Poetry. THE SILENT EXPRESSION OF NATURE. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Chronicle — 22 May 1844
orl rt f oettr.V -0 TIlIR ILENT EXPI'ItSSON OF NATUIIL. When, thouhlltfil, to the vault of heaven 1 lif my wonde?ing eyes, And tre tih clear and quiet even To.Ilght resign the skiea Ti:o moon i silence rents her crest, Thle stars in alience shine, A scoret rapture flls my breast, That speaks its birth divine. Unheard the dews around me fill, And heavenly influence shed, And silent on this earthly ball Celestial footsteps tread; Aerial mousto wakes the aphelre,' Touched by harmonluus powers With sounds, unheard by mortal ears, They charm the lingering hours. Night reigns in silence o'er the pole, And spreads her gems unheard ler lessons penetrate the soul, Yet borrow not a word: Noiseless the sun emits his fire, And silent pours his golden streams; And silently the shades retire Ihefose ihis rising beams, The hand that moves, and regulates, And guides that vast machine, T'hat governs wills, and times, and fates, lIetires and works unseen: Angelio visitants forsake . Their amaranthane...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Morning Chronicle — 22 May 1844
NOTICE TO SUBSCRIBERS. FROM the unceasing expenses attendi/n the publication of the " Chron-icle," which ,wei. are obli.t!ed to discharige wecekly in' cash ; and considerable arrears of Subscriptions having accumnulated, we are obliged earnestly to request the payment of them forthwith, otherwise we shall be obliged to stop the papers of all whose account at thei expiration oJ .the next quarter shall be six months. in arrear. And, however.reluctant, we shall be obliged to sue thIose parties for the amount due, a measure which we hope they will nol drive us to. May 15, 18-14. IO AGENTS AND PARTIES MAKINO RB MITTANCES. IN order-to asoid the expense of post. ago, auil spare time in letter writing, we intend to adopt a plan oxtensively follo cd by " Brother Jonathan," for mackn owledging the recoipt of subscrip ,ion toney viz , to publish the initials of parties remittitng money. 'IThus we have to acknowledgo the receipt of tho lotter of Mr. I,. C., of Wollongong, of tho 16th instant.