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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 12 February 1835
SA.LE: 0 CR.01N LaaND. This day at 11 o'clock A. M.-.a sale of the fol: lowing 'lTown allotments wiill be held at the iMarket Buildings George Street, viz'--28 allotments in the town of Bathuirst,; 8 allotnments in Camden ; 3 allot tments in the village of Cumberland, and 8 allot mrents in the town of iNewcastle. L- a 'a m s ·.?ua 'I ,m n'1 . ..:, ? •. ... Advertisements &nbsp; AUSTRALIAN SCHOOL SOCIETY. &nbsp; &nbsp; AT a meetihg of the Friends of the Australian School Society, held at the Pultney Hotel, on Monday, Evening the 2nd curt., the following Reso lutions were proposed and carried unanimously:- 1. Moved by Rev.. R. Mansfield; seconded by Mr. Rudder. - That the report, of the Provisional Committee, and the Rules and R guhltions of this Society, be printed and circulated for general iniformation. 2. Moved by R:ev. . :Price; seconded by Mr. G. W. Walker. That Richard Jones, Esq. be the Trelsurer: of: this Society; the Rev.?.V. :Jarrett and George Allen...
Domestic Intelligence. SYDNEY MECHANICS' SCHOOL OF ARTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 12 February 1835
SYDNEY MECHANICS' SCHOOL OF ARTS. [FROM A CORRESPONDENT.] WE had the pleasure of being present at the Annual General Meeting of this Institution, on the evening of Thursday last, and considering the indifference of the Australian public to any thing of this nature, we are happy to think it is now fairly established, and has every prospect of ultimate success. The Report read by the &nbsp; Secretary, Mr. Band, gave a concise account of the business of the past year, from which it ap- pears that the number of Members is between 70 and 80; and after paying all expenses, a balance of £84 still lies in the hands of the Treasurer, which, with the expected aid of Government (as recommended by the Right Honourable the Se- cretary of State for the Colonies) will enable the Institution to add largely to the library, already consisting of 600 volumes on general literature and science, and provide the necessary apparatus for the elucidation of lectures, twenty of which were delivered du...
TIDE TABLE &c. FOR SYDNEY. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 19 February 1835
:" TIDE TABLE &c. FOR. SYDNEY:. "na. MORN.-W avEN, .RiReR, 'gets. 'nlo n. Thuri~sday .- l JO 0 20 air 29 30 ato:1 122 Friday ... 20 1 , '15 2 '25 ? G0 0 30 23 Sathdidy.. 30 2 3 ' a 0 31 6 2D 24 Sunday.. 22 3 33 4 '5: 4 i G G 0 2 25r Monday..... 23. 4 3 4 8 5 330 27 3 1"20. Tuesday .. 24 5'40 5 14 5 34 6'20 27 WVedne.day25 6 40 o' 0' '9"5 "ia 0 94' 2S'28"
COLONIAL POLICE. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 19 February 1835
COLONIAL POLICE. We have been much annoyed at being told, by almost every respectable free emigrant who has spent a few weeks at Hobart Town on his way to this colony;that the police of the capital of Van Dieman's Land is incomparably superior to that of Sydney. We actually begin to believe the statement, strongly prejudiced in favour of our own colony as we confess we are; and 'we have 'been intending for some time past to drop a hint on the subject to the superintendent of police. If that department is' conducted in Sydney in an inferior style to the manner in which we are given to understand it is conducted at Hobart Town, it must either be because our laws are insufficient to repress the abominable nuisances that so frequently p'resent themselves to the eyes and the ears of the inhabitants of our colonial metropolis, or because they are not en forced. In the former case, the Legislative Council is to blame for not givinig us better laws; in the latter, the blame is imputable onl...
PRICES OF FLOUR, PER 100 POUNDS. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 19 February 1835
PRICES OF.FLOU1V, PER 100. POUNDS. iALEs. E 4. .SECONDS. Barker ... .. .. 15s d. 12s. Od. Cooper,' George Street . .....12- 0 .... 0 Dickson ..................... 15 0 .... 12 0. Gerard ;... . .i.. .... 15 0, .... 12 0 Gordon.......................... 15 0 .... 12 0. Hughes and poskins ...... 15 0 :... 12 0 Howell... :. . ....7 - . . 15 :0 ??. 12: 0-: Harvey:. . . 15 0 12 0 Lovel ... .15 0 .. 12. N. B.--- An allowance of Is; isn made :upoh: taking one thousand weight. :, i.-:
BARRISTERS AND ATTORNIES. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 19 February 1835
BARRISTERS AND ATTORNIES. WE have not yet ventured to offer any opinion on a subject which has irecently been exciting a' considerable degree of interest m the'neighbour hlood of the' Suprme': Court-' 'we mean the division of the Bar: Our' silence has arisen partly from our own imperfect acquaintance with the subject, and partly from our being given to understand that enough, in all reason, had' been said on it elsewhere. For although we very seldom look at any. of the other colonial papers, and never when we either know or suspect 'that they contain anything either in the way of praise or of blame respecting an individual who, .as connected with the original establishment of this paper, has furnished a fruitful subject for many, a lame article to certain gouty and worn-out cotem poraries, we are not so entirely ignorant of what is passing in society around us, as not to know anything of the hubbub that has just been raised in the Supreme Court by-the proposed division of the Bar. B...
Markets. PRICES OF THE FOLLOWING ARTICLES. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 19 February 1835
PRICES OF THE FOLLOWING ARTICLES; Potatoes. . . 9 Oal 0 Wheat; per bushel .. ..... 6 6 0 Barley ditto?~~.. 3 6 . 4 0? Rye ditto .. :' ::. .ý'. ' 0 '0 3 0O Oats ditto. ..3;..:...: 3 0: 3 6 Maize ditto ,:'. 2 .... . 3 0 3 6 flay, per cwt ......... , '.- 8 :6 10 .0 Hay, (oat) .,.....0......: .. 0 '7 T0 Straw, per load ..... ;..... 165:. 0 18i : Bread per 21b. loaf ..... . .: 0 3 0' 0 'Beef per lb., per joint ... 0"2 _0 31 Muttonditto, ditto ~.... .: 0 . ' 3 .0 4# Veal ditto, ditto 0:'. 00? 6O Pork ditto, ditto . .---- 0 6 Colonial salt pork -. . 0 7 :Ditto bacon .:. ... ... . . 7;; . (:: 0 9 Ditto beef ...: .. ; . . '.- :. 3 . 0 3 Ditto hams .. 3 1 0 Salt, English, per cwt 5 6 : 6 .0 Tea, Hyson, per llb. ..,.;.... 3 3: 4 6 ~- Opon green.. 2 3 2 0 Ground coffee. .....'.. . Z 2 0, Moist sugars per lb., per 100 lbs.. ::. :o: :3 0 32 Negrohead tobocco ..:... . - . ?- 3 , Coloniid ditto, leaf, in bulk ?. . .. 0 . 4 6 fig, inp cask..... .. 1 0 1 6 Ru per gallon (Imp proof) .. 13 0 15 0' Bran...
FREIGHTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 19 February 1835
* FJNEIGHTS: To London-Wool, Id. to ld: per lb;; oil, 31. 10s. per tun; timber, 31, 10s. per load; flax,:41. to 41. 10s. per ton. To Liverpool-The same as to London. .. To Hobart Town and Launceston--ll.5s. to 41. lOs per ton. To Swan River--l. 10s. to 21. per ton. To New Zealand and' South Sea Islands--21. to 21. 10s, per toni,. .
Colonial Statistics. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 19 February 1835
IN .Dr.: Lang's Historical and-Statistical Account of. New South Wales, the: following remarks on the propriety of introducing into this colony, a number of Chinese families; for the cultivation' of tea, sugar, .&c., occur in Vol. I., page, 384:-- . '" There is one: other speciesi; of cultivation which, I conceive; ' miglit at least be attempted in the colony,; ,I mean that of the tea-plant. That the climate of New South .Wales,. and especially of the settlements to the northward, is entirely congenial to -the constitution and habits of the tea-plant cannot be doubted. A fruit-tree of Chinese origin, called: loquet, has been long naturalized in the colony; and its fruit, which is of.a yellowish colour and about the size of a plum,, is sold in great -quantities" in. the. Sydney market. Various other-specimens ofThe botany of the Celestial Empire have.been: cultivated successfully, both in the Botanic'Garden and in the private nurseries of the colony; and I have seen the tea-p...
DEPARTURES. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 19 February 1835
DEPARTURES. Feb. 12.--Sophia Jane, and Tamar .i teamers), ;for Newcastle with sundries. Isabella (schooner), Boyle, for Norfolk Island with stores,--passengers, Capt. Fothergill, Ensign:Wright and fifty-seven rank and: file of his Majesty' o0th' Regt. Feb, :13.-Henry Freeling, (schooner) Keen, with stores,-passengers, Messrs. David Wheeleir, James :Backhouse;' Geo. WV, 'Walker,-and.Chas. Wheeler, for the Eastern Isles. Feb. 13.-Sarah, (schooner); for Wolon0onng wit passengers and sundries.. Feb. 14.--Lambton, (Cutter)'for Poot Stephens; with sundries. Feeb. 14.-Lady Normandy, (brig), Teasdale, for Maiaitiius, with sundries: Feb. 14.--George Hibbert, (ship), Leveasy for Swan . River, with sundries,-passengers,; Messrs. Sherwer, Bond, apd Mars. Feb. .15.-Governor Harcourt. (ship), Douty, for London, ,with colonial produce,-passengers,.' Dr. Galloway, .R.N., :Lieut. Woore, R.N., :Messrs. -Woore and Baldy,: Mrs. Baldy and three children, Mrs. Barton and. child,:' Francis Cambridge, 'and...
PROTESTANTISM IN FRANCE. Du Ministere Evangelique dans ses Rapports avec 1'Etat Actuel des Eglises Reformees de France. Sermon prononce a Montvilliers, le 16 Sept., 1832, pour la Consecration de M. Jean Sohier; par M. G. de Felice, Pasteur de 1'Eglise Reformee de Bolbec. [On the Ministry of the Gospel, in its various Relations to the present Condition of the Reformed Churches in France; a Sermon, including the Charge, at the Ordination of the Rev. John Sohier, at Montvilliers, Sept. 16, 1832. By the Rev. George de Felice, Past, Ref. Ch. Bolbec, Lower Seine.) 8vo, pp. 68. Paris, 1832 [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 19 February 1835
PROTESTANTISM IN FRANCE. ' [FROM THE .ECLEO¶IC REVIEW FOR AUGUST, 1834] Du Ministbre Evangelique. dans ses Rapports avec l'Etat Actuel des Eglises Reform6es de France. Sermon prononc6 a Montvilliers, le. 16` Sept.; 1832; pour la Consecration de M. Jean Sohier; par M. G. de Flice, Pasteur de 1'Eglise R~formte de Bolbec. [On the Ministry of the Gospel, in its various Relations to the Present Condition of the Reformed 'Churches in France; a Sermon, including the Charge, at the Ordination of the Rev. John 'Sohier, at Montvilliers, Sept. 16, 1832. By the Rev. George de Felice, Past. Ref. Ch. Bolbec, Lower Seine.] 8vo, pp. 68. Paris, 1832. IT is to our regret that we have nbt till just now obtained this pamphlet. As a discourse, if we refer to . its qualities in style, reasoning, solidity ofjudgement, pathbs and scriptural piety,itwould dese.'ve much more than an ordinary encomium; but, aq an indication of causes and tendencies which are pow in vigorous operation, and as an expression of ...
Religious Intelligence. THE WESLEYAN METHODIST CONFERENCE OF CANADA AND MR. JOSEPH HUME, M.P. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 19 February 1835
Meligitou0 Ettelitgefenc THE WESLEYAN METHODIST CON FERENCE OF CANADA AND' MR. JOSEPH HUME, M.P. [FROM THE MONTREAL GAZETTE.] IN recording recently the proceedings of the Methodist Conference, at its late meeting at. Kingston, we noticed;in terms0of ?deserved' eulo gium the decided resolutions passed by that re spectable body, in relatiofi to 'Mr. Hume's sedi tious letter and the Adisgraceful attack cdntained therein on Mr. Ryerson, as .well as the excellent address to. Sir John Colborne, .adopted :byj the members of: the. conference. We have now the pleasure of laying the' :document before our readers. ' To His Excellency Sir Johnl, Colborne, K.C.B.; Lieutenant-Governor' of the' province of Upper Canada, and Major-General commanding his Ma jesty's Forces therein, &c. ' May it please your Excellency-We his Majesty's dutiful and loyal subjects, the ministers of the Wes leyan Methodist Conference, take the liberty to ad-. dress your Excellency, and present our grateful 'ac kno...
Shipping Intelligence. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 19 February 1835
- .ARRIVALS. Feb :12 -Eleanor, (brig), Man,'with coals; Febl. 14.-Fanny, (schooner), Wihgi; froim New Zealand, on the 1st. inst, with potatoes, timber, &c., passengers-Monsieuir Roseaui, M?r. WV?'. Gimbbons, AMr. Alex. Chapman, and Mlr. Riley; '
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 19 February 1835
Oortbernatest @ette,. 5:!sSAL? E O C1[.OW N LAnD. CONTEN~TS o, LsT .WErk'S GAZETTE. 1. THE Colonial Secretary requires Tenders by the 24th instant, for the erection of a Cottage at Par ramatta. 2. :The ,Colonial. Secretary requires }Tenders by the 13th March, for the erection, of jWooden- Framed Houses at?Towrang. 3. Alterations in Constabulary. 4. The Dep. Com. Gen.,will sell by auction, on the 17th instant, Fat, Arrowroot and Maize. ` 5. The Partnership existing. between John Betting tori, of Bank Buildings, London, James. Brindley .Bettiugton, of Sydney, and John, Henshall Bet tington, of Bank Buildings London, is dissolved. 2. Thle Sheriff cites James Courtney -to: appear in the Supreme Court by the 19th instant to answer the suit of JohnMouten. 7. Abstract of the Saings' Bank 'account, by which :t appears, that £22,415 16s. :lOd. has been re ceived since the Bank opened ? and that there is a surplus in favour of the' Bank oof,894 iQs. '7d. 8. State of the Factory .. Total .wome...
SCIENTIFIC NOTICE. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 19 February 1835
SCIENTIFIC NOTICE. . DURING.a recent excavation at Illawarra, for tihe purpose' of sinking a well, on the estate of the Honourable A. Berry, a quantity of bituminized wood was discovered, of which a'specimen has been presented,to us. by Dr.. Nicholson, of Syd ney, who: has 'favoured . us ..'with the following remarks : ":The depth at which the bituminized wood, the subjectof the following brief observations, was dis covered, was about 12 feet." Its characters were those'of a black, brittle, ligneous substance, in portions of which the fibrous texture, and even the fibrils of the root were distinct. Those parts most solidified, presented a slightly glimmering, resinous lustre, the fracture being transversely conchoidal, and breaking longitudinally into splintery fragments. On being submitted to the action of the blow-pipe, it burnt with a bright yellow flame, yielding a strong bituminous, and acetous odour. This last fact is interesting, as disproving what a casual inspection might s...
THE CONQUEST AND OCCUPATION OF ALGIERS BY THE FRENCH. [CONCLUDING NOTICE.] [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 19 February 1835
THE CONQUEST- AND OCCUPATION OF ALGIERS BY THE FRENCH. [CONCLUfDING NOTICE. We, have -not space to tell many: deeds of du plicity, degrading -meanness, and utter. disregard for human life, that accompanied and followed the butchery and' plunder of the .Ouffias'; and many other subsequent tales,-such, as of r.ili tary executions of Sheiks,beheading of merchants 'and seizure pf their property without form of trial, of men thrown into secret' prisons, and being found with their heads cuit off v we. mr st leave wholly untold. ~ .. Savary and the party with .whom he 'acted sowed the `seeds 'of a`" reign of terror, 'and they were .soon made to t~ste some of its fruits 'them selves. The landed property outside of the towns, became almost valueless :-from want of confidence 'ahd cultivation on the part of the na tives, the French were deprived of all thie many luxuries 'of life . th' e country was so well able to furnish them. If except in battalions, they .ven tured beyond the outpdsts;, t...
Original and Select Poetry. THE TWO MONUMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 19 February 1835
THE TWO MONUMENTS; . BY FELICIA HEMANS. BANNERS hung drooping from on high ; In a dim cathedral's nave, . . Making a gorgeous canopy O'er a noble, noble grave ! i And a marble warrior's form beneath, With helm and crest array'd, As on his battle bed of death, Lay in their crimson shade. Triumph yet linger'd in his eye, i 'Ere by the dark night seal'd;: And his head was pillow'd haughtily':. .On standard and on shield. And shadowing that proud trophy pile .With the glory of his wing, Ah eagle sat : yet seem'd the while Panting through Heaven to spring. He sat upon a shiver'd lance, There by the sculptor bound ; But in. the light of his lifted glance Was that which scorn'd the ground. And a hburning flood of gem-like hues From a storied window pour'd, There fell, there centred, to suffuse The conqueror and his.sword. A flood of hues!-but ane rich dye O'er all supremely spread, With a purple robe of royalty Mantling the mighty dead. Meet :was .that robe for him whvose name i Was a trum...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 19 February 1835
SAYSTaA rTX AMPSZ EXPDsTZOaN. TO THE DEPUTY POSTMASTERS IN THE COUNTRY. HAVING reassumed with fresh activity, the &nbsp; transmission and publication of the above Work (which acquires every day more popularity), I beg to observe, that several Gentlemen have complained, not having received their numbers regularly; others say, that the parcels were unsealed. Having made just the same arrangements with the General Post Office, Sydney, as the other Periodicals, viz. a regular Pass Book, it is certain, that I can znot be in the wrong. J. LHOTSKY. February 18th, 1835. TO 71 SO.LD BY PRXVATE CONTRACT, A HANDSOME AND COMFORTABLE COTTAGE ,in Windmill Street, commanding a most extensive and beatiful view of Cockle Bay, all its surrounding scenery, and the shipping which lie at the various wharfs. Property in this situation is rapidly improving. For pariculars apply to DANIEL MACLEOD, Auctioneer, Commission Agent, Appraiser, and Col lector of Rents, George Street, opposite. the Police ...
Original Correspondence. TO THE EDITOR OF THE COLONIST. Sydney, 13. Feb. 1835. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 19 February 1835
Original Correspondence &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; TO THE EDITOR OF THE COLONIST. Sydney 13. Feb. 1835. Sir-Are you aware that a magistrate of this territory, who has no wife of his own, ac- tually went on board one of the female emigrant ships on her arrival in the colony, to select a con cubine, or two ? Are you aware that several &nbsp; married men, who have wives of their own, and reputable characters too, in our colonial society, are also indebted to Mr. Marshall and the Emi gration Board in a similar way ? Are you aware that in one instance the interference of a virtuous woman, the wife of a seemingly reputable mem ber of our community, to break up a liaison of this kind between her husband and his free emigrant female protegee procured her such treat ment from both of them, but especially from the latter, as to occasion her death ?-I am, Sir, Your obedient servant, ? ? ? We beg to inform our friend of the Three Ques tions that the first of the circum...