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VESSELS ENTERED OUTWARDS SINCE OUR LAST PUBLICATION. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 11 February 1836
VESSELS ENTERIED OUTWARDS SINCE " OUR LAST PUBLICATION. February 5.--Industry, Skelton, for New Zealand, R.IDuke, agent. * 9-John, White, for the Island of Borneo; Bryant and agents. 9-Auriga, Chalmers,. for London, Montefiore and Co. agents.' 9-Layton, Wade, for Manilla, H. Bell agent. 10-Royal :Sovereign, Moncrief, Lombock, W. Dawes, agent. VESSEL' DISCHARGING, AND AT WHAT S WHARFS" Mediterranean Packet, 'fr~mi Hobart Town, King's Wharf. SPIRITS' AND TOBACCO. Stock on hand, 30t; Jnuary--B. P. rum, 179,301 •gallons; brandy, 38,447 gallons; gin, 33,632 gal lons; other spirits 15,573 gallons ; tobacco 117,447 pounds. Received during the ,week,, B.?P.rum, :18,143 gallons;' brandy, 334 gallnons; gin;, 482 gallons;. other spirits. 723 gallons; tobacco, 3944 pounds. D'livered for home" consumption-.B. P. rum, 5113 gallons ;:raTiidy, 1169 gallons; 'gin, 229 gal lons;. other spirits, 24 gallons; tobacco, 5436 pounds. Delivered for exportation-B, P. rum, 46 gal lons; :brandy,'-465 gallons; ...
Domestic Intelligence. OUR NEW LIBEL CASE. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 11 February 1836
i" ottei tic if ntelligence. QIOUR NEW LIBEL CASE. Mn. NIcoL ALLAN, the lawyer, has thought proper to commence. an -action for libel against the, Editor' and Publisher of' this paper, for giving 'irisertion.in this journal to, the 'letter-of A Leil Scotchmnia, published in Tne 'CoLONIST Neivspalier on the °17th of December' last. The Editor of The' Australian, in alluding to the circumstance in. a late number, most cordidlly congratulates himself and his handful of readers on there being no such 'actions for libel brought against the' Editor of that Journal,. which, in comparison with :this -paper, he is' willing to admit is but a milk-and-water publication. .. For our own part we are quite willing that. the worthy Editor should derive all the consolation fromnithe circumstance which it' is fitted to impart.: In attempting, however, to account, for the circum stance itself, we would advise him to reflect upon the sensible question of the' poet: Who breaks a. butterfly upon the wheel...
THE SYDNEY MECHANICS' SCHOOL OF ARTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 11 February 1836
THE SYDNEY' MECHANICS' SCHOOL OF ARTS. . : THE Annual General Meeting of the above In stitutiohi was held at their Rooms, Church Hill, on Friday Evening last. In the absence-of Major Mitchell, the President of the Institution.: from whom: a letter was received apologising. for his absence, being engaged in superintending the arrangements for the outfit of his exploring party, whi'ch started from Parramatta on Monday, the Vice President, the Rev, Henry Carmichael took the Chair. After a few appropriate remarks from: "thealiGhaiirman, fthe Report of th'e Committee of VManagerient was read.: The Committee have entered into arrangements, for the lease for the term of ten years, of an eligible piece of land -situatedlin Pitt Street, adjoining the .Independent; 'Chapel,: for the purpose of erecting thereon 'a b~uilding suitable.to'.the wants of the Institution. :i"The conditions :of the.lease are the, payment of a yearly rent of 351., and, the erection of a. house .worth 5001.i in the spa...
Colonial Politics. THE AUSTRALIAN COLLEGE. [THE SUBJECT CONCLUDED.] [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 11 February 1836
T H BJtC · CONCLUDED.' -:Tse@e? t ,h' b th fate .of all 'th~i Sdemcal iitttutions of whlich thle establis tient l:as: ?'ently been atiemiepted, whether in Gireat BJriitai or in the col;Qiies,' Itoexperience great difli .eultis at their outset,. arid to liav their very ex 1 st nce endangered, either by dissensio' from withi,:..or by opposition fr,om with "u Th e i: ,versity? ? 'London, althoiugh suppiorted "by aii .of t1.e most distinguished" names in the' Empirea, as sexperinced tlis fate in an eminent degree and so also(t o little near.e lomie, and to " case sodmewiat similar to ithoe in which .the colonists of New Sait'Wal.'are' more. immediately i-nterested, so:aso Ihas" 'the South African College at Ithe:Cape of Goo. Sope." In the last letter we ha rceived from that. Colonyi dated Cape TTowh, ctober 29, 1835, our intelligent and active Correspiondet?t gives us the' following information :"' As o our College," establishedd' i the year 1829, "ittill hobbles conisiderably. The only...
Original Correspondence. TO JOSEPH HUME, ESQ., M.P., &c., &c., &c. 124, Albany Street, Regent's Park, 19, April, 1834. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 11 February 1836
. TO JOSEPH HUME, ESQ., M.P 124,'.Albany Street, Regeiit's -P.arly 19, April, 1834. SR,--I have much "pleasure· in informing you that the Australian College in NewvSoith'-Wales,' towards the establishment of which.His Maje ty'; s Government were graciously pleased to grant assistance from the Colonial Revenue, in lthe year 1831; has been sdtccessfully established, and is now in full operation.- -It:is under the ma nagemerit of, a council of thirteen, of whom three of the present members are members of the :Le-, gislative and :[Executive Councils of the.colony, and the number' of ?upils or students who attend its various classes; is"already upwards of seventy: There is a library attached to the Institution; comprising upwards of seventeen hundred vo limes-chiefly: ?works of Literature, Philoso phy and-Science--besices an ex?tensive Philoso-' phical apparatus and the rudiments of a museum. I hive the honour also to state-that in order to" imbuethe minds of the interesting youth of Aus...
IMPROVEMENTS IN SYDNEY. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 11 February 1836
IMPROV EMENTS IN' SYDNEY. ORDERS .have passed,- through the Stiirveyor General's Oflice for the improvement of Brick -field flill, and for filling uIp the hollow between it and the turnpike. One hundred men are -to be employed at'tlie work, 'vhich is to be com menced ' immediately. It is, to b'e regretted, however, that it -will affect. the value of the houses on" both sides of the road most ma terially, as the surface of the road when coih pleted' will'be about thirty feet above the site of some of them. .., °The: Government. also intend. to.. commence cutting a Tunnel through the rock at the back of the Custom ITouse, and thus to connect George and Kent Streets ; tte distance through is' not 'more (we should suppose) than from ,one hun dred and twenty to two hundred yards, but it will prevent the necessity of vehicles being compelled to be dragged up the long sandy hill to Dawes' Battery, and save them a--long distance besides. The Government are entitled to the thanks of the merc...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 11 February 1836
oo iOG SZ iADS POTa'JRR.1 --0--^ ' For Sale by Auotion, e--~ . y ia., 'SAli e 'trI ~YrONS, A T the late Stores of , Messrs.'J. H. Grose'and Co George Street. On TUESDAY 23rd Instanit .at eleven' o'clock piectisely, Fifty hogsheads Taylor's Porter Fifty hogsheads Elliot's ditto. Terms, made known at the time of sole. SALE Or FPRRNZTU3YLE. -0 The Elegant Household F.urniture, Plate, Cut Glass," Chimney and Pier Glasses, China, Porcelain and other Ornaments, Library,, Books, Wines, &c., &c., the property of 3. Barrow ZYontefiore, Esq., leaving the Colony on a visit to Europe. -0 3BT fR. SAIVLIEL ".YONS, On THURSDAY, 25th instant, at.-the, residence Sof the .above. namnd ?gentleman, in. O'Connell street, at Eleven~!6:oCl.' -: THE WINES will be put up at nfio'Clock precisely. TERERMS-A?bove 30, three 'on?iths; under'that : sumni, Cash. , Catalogues may be had 'after the 16th instant, at the roohs 'of-the Auctioneer. '. The Pilgrim Inn, at ap stone 1eill1 on the High Rtoad...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 11 February 1836
THE COLONIST. COPIES of tke following Numbers of I"?n Cb. · LONiST are required to complete the sets.of. `son i of our subscribers, and for which ONE SHILLNG each: will be paid on application at the office :-Nos. ., 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 12, 13, 40, 41, 42, 43, 45, and 46. ro NEWY. , ARRLVED EMXlGR.AN? .SETTTLERS, AND OTHERS. . T ' MR.. LA .C HAN. On MON DAY, the 22nd day of February, 1836, at One o'clock precisely, at his Rooms, 5 King Siei?ee?' Sydney. ' ; Y' .FOUR .HUNDRED AND FORTY-NIN AGED' EWES' Fifty-two, two years old'ditto Sixty-eight, maiden ditto Forty..nine, two yeais old Wethers . .. Seventy, one..year old ditto. Sixty-two, Weaned Lambs.not shorn, this year One hundred' and"eighty Young Laiis, just 'we?an~l Five Raby Lambs , Total.. 935. Terms made kndwn at the' time of Sale. NIB. For further particulars, apply at the "Hougsfe and' Laiid Agency Office of the Auctioneer. S- F F N::, saL.E Or FURNZTURE, d. Superb Household Furniture, Silver. Plate, :, Plated Articles, 'Cut Glas...
Domestic Intelligence. [CONTINUED.] LAND AND IMMIGRATION COMPANY. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 11 February 1836
o11|5m2 tfc 8nttligect ce. [CONTINUED.] , L AN D AND IMMIGRATION COMhPANY Turs :Company is now 'fairly under. weigh the attempits fiom various quarters-to run it aground having .proved unsuccessful:., . The adjourned ,meeting' of its friends and supporters took place Sat: the Pulteney,·-Iotel, on.Saturday last at twelve o'clock;,,. the;Hon. R. Jones, 'Esq., in the chair. -It was inumerously, and most respectably at', tendedd,id? the initerest :maiiifested "ini he pro ?ci?diigs thiruighoit evince, the great impbortance ?tatthed b? te cominunity'at'la'rge to the sub jestit f immigrtin. . ,The first:Resolution, viz. That.aConmpany be formed in: ihis .olony, ,to be designated " The Ne;iSouith Wales. Land bind,Immigration CoIn p af:? was moved by RIL, Campbell, Esq. junr. S Gerge; Street, and seconded..by, Mr. Simmons. r:!?jMir. Poole objected to the formation of.such a?' ' 'Ci-rom~iany on the ;grotind' that the nature of the co': untry, and especially of the unlocated ~ parts of 't'eh t...
NEW ZEALAND, TEMPERANCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 11 February 1836
NEW ZEALAND, TEMPERANCE. WE were in error a few weeks ago, in regard to the view which had been taken by His Excellency the Governor, of the proposed regulations for the discontinuance of the importation and sale of ar- dent spirits at the Bay of Islands in New Zea land. His Excellency had previously approved of the regulations adopted at Hokianga, prohibit- ing the introduction of ardent spirits altogether; and that approval had been announced in The Government Gazette, a circumstance to which we had not adverted. But, the regulation pro- posed by the Missionaries and others for the Bay of Islands, being substantially the same as those adopted at Hokianga, His Excellency having ap proved of the latter could not but approve of the former also, and consequently disapproved of Mr. Busby's proposed amendment, the effect of which, indeed, would have been to make the law no law at all, by allowing any person to break it with impunity. But what use would a British Resident in New Zealand ...
SINGULAR COINCIDENCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 11 February 1836
SINGULAR COINCIDENCE. [FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT INDEX.] SOME short time ago, after reading in the pages of that hoary sinner the Sydney Gazette, a para graph relating to those worthy members of society Mr. O'Shaughnessy and Mr. William Watt; we happened, by the merest chance, immediately thereafter, to cast our eye on a piece of ship news in an English paper of a late date, which runs thus, and which, we extract that, " all who run may read." : The Hibernia, on the 30th ult. in lat. 30° lon 27° W., fell in with the William Watt, dismasted, waterlogged, and apparently deserted. The crew &nbsp; appeared to have been taken out by some other vessel, as the sails were all unfurled and the rigging unrove. A day or two afterwards, a lugger was observed standing toward the wreck.-Hampshire Telegraph Mr. Tegg of George Street, is about to commence a periodical to be called Tegg's Monthly Magazine. It will appear on the first of March next. Judging from the appearance of the portion now...
Shipping Intelligence. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 11 February 1836
, ,-o6o0?o-- .. , . ARRIVALS. FEanauAn 4.--Sophia Jane and Tamar, from Nee" castle. Caernarvon,(barque), Aldred, from sperm fishery, 600 barrels oil ; from Sydney11th J.anuary, 1834.. . 5.-Vermont (ship); 'Iopliam, from New York 12th January, 1835, and the whale fishery, '80 tuns black oil, and whalebone. 7.-Jaines Pattison (ship), Cromarty, from Cork 31st October, 324 female emigrants. Passengers Dr. Osborne, R, N., Mrs, Osborne, Miss Osborne, 1lisses J. and M. Osborne, and Masters W. j. and A. Osborne.. 7.--Henry ,AWellesley (ship), Freeman, from ILon don .7th October, 113 female convicts, R. Wylie, Esq., R. N., Surgeon Superintendent.. Passengers, Mrs. Skinner and child.: 7.--Williamn -(brig), Grifliths, from: -Launceston 3rd instant, merchandize.i, Passengers, Mr. De Vil liers, Mrs. Grifliths tand fatiiily, Miss Barnett and Miss S. Barhett, Mr. L. Samuels; Mr. E. Bromley, Mr. T. Collins wife"and three children, and Bridget Hanlan. 7.- Bardaster (ship), Macdonald, from London 7th...
VESSELS ENTERED OUTWARDS SINCE OUR LAST PUBLICATION. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 18 February 1836
VESSELS ENTERED OUTWARDS :SINCE OUR. LAST PUBLICATION.. I February 11.-Elizabeth, Browne, Launceston, Learmonth and Co. agents. 11 .-Orissa, Rankin, London, G. Porter and Co. 11.-HettYa, Middleton, Hobart Town, H.-Bell. 1 1.--Persian, Hopton, London, H.: Ml. Bagster. 13.-Edinburgh, Lyall, Liverpool, J3. Lord: and Co. agents. 13..--Minerva, Gray, China, J Gray.: 15:' John,, Whyte, Liverpool, Bryant and Co. :. 15-. Salacia, "Maws, King George's- Sound and Mazatlan, Bryant and Co.; 15.-Williarni Griffiths Launceston, ' -R. Ai derson. 16.-Exporter" Anwyl, Singapore J .Lord anidCo.. I16.-Lord William, Bentinck, Monro, Bombay, . BSipark.` P 16.-=nitegrity, Pearson; Calcutta, A. B. Spark.
TIDE TABLE &c. FOR SYDNEY. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 18 February 1836
TIDE TAB L1E &c. FOR SYDNEY. :_ _ D Hll//..I lth Wter. SU - Age of ys. M t?.n IV EN lRises.: I .ets. ?,,oon.. 'hTirdsay.. :18 9 15r- 0 37 5 28 40. 32 2 Friiiiy ..-'.. 190 1 1. 0 .11; ' 20 l .. ' ,291. 0. 31 '3 Sattirlay .. 20 . 1'0 35 10 '45l 30 o 0 4 Sndiy .'.., 21 lil 11 1? 1 227 31 0 " 2 .' ',7,·nidhy .. 22 11 45 0 0 '5 .32 0 28 0 Tuiesday ..'.23 0 10 0 36 6 33 6 27 7' W .ednesday 24 '1- 6 1 33 34 0. 2 0__ 8
PROJECTED DEPARTURES. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 18 February 1836
P, ROJECTED DEPAiRTURES. RAichnioiniaPot?Maquiarie; ;DavidOgltby,`Bayj' f :ifslands?; Orissa; Si ngapo6ie ; Salacia, Alauritiuis; 'Psychei Sper'niFishery; this day. .New Zealander, Norfolk Isl.iid I Ehorter; Singapore; 20th. City ,of Ediribuiglih London'; 29th , .r. W Chapman, -has .become the purchaser of , the brig Martha, whi.ch vessel he intends running in the `coasting,trade,' she goes on. to Newcastle for a cargo of coals. ; :, T?he Mediterranean Packet has hauled to Messrs. Lamb, and Co.'s wharf to refit: ':Tlie destinration of the Exporter has been 'changed 'from Swan ,Rjver to Singapore, in consequence of the ; present- high price ::of stock, with whicli itwas- in :,tended to send her to that settlement. .'- The 1ew: Zealander (schooner) has commrenced loading alongsidethe Commissariat wharf;, for Nor .f:olk'Tslanit; the government, brig Governor' Phillip, utidergoes some repair before she is again :prepared "for.seca. a pspae Vessels about to sail for the Australian Coloni...
DEPARTURES. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 18 February 1836
DEPARTURES February I..'-Tamar `(schooner);- Raven; for :I'aiiceston, sundries. Passengers. Mr. H. Mackie, ;:Mri. W. Scott, Mrs. Fri.ke, 1. and W. Cumming, Mrs. Cumming, and P. O'Neil?. ? 1 : _i Sophia Jane ,and :Tamnar (steamers), for Newcastle. 11.-Norfolk' '(ship), Gatenby, for Liverpool, :~oloiial: produce.: 'Passengets, )Dr: Piiieo, Dr. Boyter, P. Flower, Esq. ILieutenant'Nicholson, and 1M1r. Waddell.::;'; 12:-Layton (ship) Wade;, for Minilla, in'ballast 12.;-Royal :.Sovereign -(ship), for rPenang and Java; in ballIast' 12.-Verniiont, American shiip, for sperm fishery?. .13,?H M. S. Zebra, for Hobar?t To wn: . 13.-=Elizabeth .(schooner) :'Bro?wne, for' Laun ceston', siihdries.' :1asseiigeirs, 1Mlessrs. John .Cape, Woolley, Dwyer, and Jones.: 13.-Hind (brig), Wyatt; for the Isle of France .via Launceiston, sundries. 15.- Sophia Jaie and: Tamar, for Newcastle. ~15.-Leda, for Newcastle.
TO THE EDITOR OF THE COLONIST. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 18 February 1836
rTO "THE ;EDITOR' OF. THE COLONIST.I SIR, EFrom the great interestwhich, you:take if; , every matter relating .to the political welfare of~ this colony, 'I;:b' respectfully to call yourr at;rA tention to the p'resent state' of the '~ Patriotic. lciatiori.i,'l lIam a rmember of the directing orimmittee, arid within the last. moith liav'ere :peatedly called it the office of tlhe Associcr i ·o3i. tr my, utter astonishment Ilihave found noorne t:ire, :not even .the Secretary, &lt;i'ho, as: a paid ser;ivat.oi J:the' public, `ought toi ave :been- ili :fistailt aittendance::. : Peiaps some one of: your su1bsiiberi 'can inform the puiblic through the meiiediuni of ; our r. :especiable journal, whether the tiibsence f' the Secreitary is authtio ed` 'or -iiictioned :1 tihe President or Di'ectingC6riiiii:iee . A PATRIOT. . ,VrWe;are sorry we can not afford " A Patriot" the "i::jormation he requests.
TO CORRESPONDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 18 February 1836
TO CORRESPONXDENTS. SWe do not exactly understand Scrutator. There is an in :distinctness in his views and object which we. cannot clear up; and we are not sure but there are reflections o~ o individuals in his letter which we should scarcely he warranted in admitting into our columns. :We intend to take up the subject he refers to in an early number. :Scrutator will observe indeed that we have been clearing the way for something of the kind. In the mean time , we shall defer the insertion of his letter. ?i e f?el much obliged to our correspondent X for the pa pers he has been so polite as to forward to us. We question the propriety, however, &f" taking up the subject yof Dens' Theology at the present moment in this colony. I e must study to advance the, cause of Protestant C:hristianity by some other means.
Domestic Intelligence. OUR LIBEL CASE AGAIN! [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 18 February 1836
OUR LIBEL CASE AGAIN. ,: i,.OuR'last week's article on ,the subject of the prosecution commenced against us,' at the, in stance of Mr. Nicol Allan, has, it seems, pro : duced a very strong sensation in the .towni w and? 'neighbourhobd, and? the community is absoliutely divided into. two parties ' on the "subject, viz., those who approve' of and those whFi' '"Iate: the 'deeds of the Nidolaitans." - There is positively a gathering of the clans in and albout Sydney to uphold the good old colonial practice of concu : inbme-keeping,- " and all that sort o'thing," and :',to put down this paper;;and it remains, of course, to be tried Whether we shall be able to break through the thick' array Of their throng'd legionhs,and charge home upon them, i'..At all events we trust: we shall, and that some shaft more lucky than the rest, I-ay pierce their henrt, aiid free theland from thraldom. .In.fact, the.present struggle is every wvhit as =momentous,"iri regard; to its minorail and political ::be...
Select Poetry. ACCOMPLISHMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 18 February 1836
' r ACCOMPLISHMENTS. BY JANE TAYLOR. . .How is it that masters, and science, and art, : One spark of intelligence fail to impart, Unless in that chemical union combined, Of which the result, in one word, is a mind.? .A youth may have studied and travell'd abroad; May sing like Apollo, and paint like a Claude; .And speak all the languages under the pole,: And have every gift in the world-but a soul.'. That drapery, wrought by the leisurely fair; Call'd patchwork, may well to such genius coipare; Wherein every tint of the rainbow appears, And stars to adorn it, are forced from their spheres. There glows a bright pattern (a sprig or a spot), 'Twixt clusters of roses, full-blown and red.hot; Here magnified tulips, divided in three, Alternately shaded with sections of tree, But when all is finish'd-this labour of years, A mass unharmonious, unmeaning appears, . 'Tis showy, but void of intelligent grace, It is not a landscape, it is not a face. 'Tis thus Education (so call'd in'our school...