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Domestic Intelligence. SO FAR, SO WELL. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 3 March 1836
DoSýemti faittcigettg 8ice. • :SO FAR, SO WELL. WrE uinderstand the Government have authorised Drs. Osborn'e and Boyter, both Surgeonis of the . Royal Navy, -.possessing much" experience as Surgeons-Superintendent of Convict' Ships, to proceed immediately "to. thie mother-country to bring out a ship load of emigrants each. Dr. O. is.to select his .cargo in the north of Ireland, of.? which he is a native ; and: Dr. B. is. to procure his from" the east coast of Scotland. 'This is an admirable' arrangement, and, our readers are..: aware, it is entirely in'accordance with d'6iur own earnest recominendation.;' for. it. has been our opi?ion all along, that if certain previous' arrange ments were made by some competent person in the mother-country, and especially if ways aiid means were extensively taken to'"influence the middle and lower classes through 'the medium" of the press, the appointment, of. a permanent agent in England would be unnecessary, and the.business might be entirely man...
EXPORTS. VESSELS CLEARED FROM THE 20TH TO THE 27TH INSTANT INCLUSIVE. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 3 March 1836
EXPORTS.':e .VESsHELS CLEARED FROM TIHE 20TiI TO THE 27TII INSTANT INCUOSIVE .. William, 149 tons; Griffiths, master, for Launces ton; 440 stones, 400 logs cedar, 1 case weighing machines,. 334 cheeses; I horse, 1 carriage, I iron chest,.3 cases drugs, 3 casks oil, 2 bundles harpoons, 1 bale, bags, 10 bundles iron, 3 packages wool press, 13 barrels oranges, 99 casks Cape wine, 3 cases hardware, 10 packages a press, I bale bags, 1 ease bruslies, 99 reams paper, 3 cases types, and stores. Lord Rodney, 165 tons, Harwood, master, for New Zealand; 272 iron pots, 7 cases haberdashery, 11 packages hardware and ironmongery, 1 case ap parel, 1 case fruit, 11 casks salt, 45 boxes soap, 10 boxes pipes, 1 case cottons, 19 chests tea, 6 casks` rice, 103 bags flour, 1 case castor oil, 58 bags sugar, 1 jar medicine, I case books.
Sydney General Trade List. IMPORTS. REPORTS FROM THE 20TH TO THE 27TH INSTANT, INCLUSIVE. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 3 March 1836
I MPO R T S. REPORTS FROM TIIE 20ri TO TlHE 27ThI INSTANT, INCLUSIVE. FEBRUARY 23.-Ellen (barque), 397 tons, Kemp, master, from Liverpool via Hobart Town, Aspinall and Co. agent; 4 bales sacks, 3 hales linens, Paul and Co.; 509 quarter-casks wine, 2 bales wvoollens, 2 casesshoes, J. Lord and Co.; 3 cases musical'instru ments, F. Ellard; 400 boxes soap, 8 boxes hats, A. B1. Smith and Co. ; 380 iron pots, 23 casks I bundle hardware, 15 bags 5 casks nails, 21 bundles spades, 18 grindstones, H1-. G. Smith; 5 bales woollens, R. How ; 10 cases 1 cask earthenware, H. P. and C. C. Dutton; 29 cases mustard, 6 cases ginger, 25 cases starch, 7 casks coffee, 10 puncheons rum, 1 cask.pep per 2 casks currants, 4-casks barley, 4 boxes blue, 1 cask blacking, I case pickles,. I case bailey, 1 keg shot, Gaunson and Daniel; 2 casks palm oil, W. Wallace and Co.; 1 bale shirts J. Gilchrist; 6 cases hats, 3 bales flannels, 1 bale Scotch bonnets, 1 chest drawers, 1 case books, 1 writing-desk, 1 bundle sam...
PROJECTED DEPARTURES. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 3 March 1836
PROJECTED DEPARTURES'. The New Zealandcr for Norfolk Island, the Siren for Hobart Town, the Jessie for Liverpool, the 1Medi terranean Packet fpr New Zealand,and the Bardaster for Batavia, this day ; City of Ediinburgh lor ,ondo'n the 5th, and the Integrity for Calcutta and Hobart T'own the 6th instant.. ' ' ' "~--,qm-- .• . We understand the m;aster of the Sarah reporta, that the cutter Swan was in company with him on Sunday last, having left Wollongong together, and that during a heavy squall he lost sight of her, and lears she went over; there were twelve men and a woman on board of her when she left the Five Islands. The City of Edinburgh has cleared at the' Customs for London, and Captain Baker states, he will cer tainly go to' sea on Sunday. The brig Harriett larids her teas at. the Dock Yard, she is consigned to Messrs. A. B. Smith and Co. T'enders are called for to repair the 'Hull of the' Government brig Governor Phillip. The Richard Reynolds takes 'the Clyde's place alongsi...
American Statistics. WASHINGTON—CONGRESS—PRESIDENT JACKSON. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 3 March 1836
-* eesew WASHFJNGTON-CONGRESS--PRESI DENT JACKSON. WASIHINTON. is .well placed on a fork of the Po 'towmnac'"' The pla'ii of, the city is magnificent;. it is laid dowrt; i?i right lines," answering to' the :cardinal . p'oints `of the compass, and- these are intersected by ., diagonal lines to pr.vent a tiresome uniforrity of as pect. It is a'city that is to be, however; ;-and is never likely to' becdme what it was intended, as'its" distance from the sea, and other disadvantages, deny.it the " benefits of commerce. .While it is waiting to be some ,,thing better, 'it appears less than.,it is. It is com ,puietd to have a population of .30,000 persons; but from the width of the streets, withli the comparative :meanness of the buildings, and from the scattered -and unfinished state of every thing, you would think ;10,000 the utmost amount. There is, too, a want of timber about here, which gives a nakedness to'the :picture, 'thiat does not please you, and leaves you in doubt whether it is...
TO CORRESPONDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 3 March 1836
TO COR.ESPONDENTS. ' WFe must again defer the insertion, oqf. E. E.'s letter for want of room. 'We shall keep it in our eye. pater-farilias directs our attention to the Circumstaonre of a wealthy Emancipist having recently appeared with his concubine, a person, 'as he says, not yet; free, iun thew drress boxes of the Theatre ioyal, Sydney, and asksrr i ". whether we dare do our duty by publishing' airi such fact in our paper" ; expressing at the same tame his own. disgust at the circumstance, and infar`iing us that '" after such an exhibition, the respectable.pot tion of the community will avoid .the Theatre.as they would a hloure of ill fame." In reply,.we be~j.,ti.riforin our cori~rspon dent that we ?sever insert letters touching matters of - fact, anid affecting' the ' reputation of individuals, without knowing the names: of their authors. But as P.ater.familias, which signifies The Father of a tfimilvy, says " we were disgusted at the exhibitiorn," and thereby -lets us into the ...
DEPARTURES. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 3 March 1836
D EPARTURES. February 25.-William (brig), for Launceston, with sundries. .25.-Daniel -O'Connell (schooner), 'for Port Mac quarie, sundries. 25.-Sophia Jane and Tamar (steamers), for New castle. " 27.-=Aquila (schooner), for Port Macquarie. 29.-Lord Rodlney (brig), for Bay of Islands.
Select Poetry. A COMMON CHARACTER. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 3 March 1836
* elect p'I~oetrt, A COMMON CHARACTER. BY JANE TAYLOR. There was a youth,--but woe is me! I quite forget his name, and he Without some label round his neck, Is like one pea among a peck. To life he started--thanksto fate, In contact with a good estate. Provided thus, and quite at ease, He takes for'granted all he sees; Ne'er sends a thought, nor lifts an eye, To ask what'am 1'! where'? and why All that is no affair of his, Somehow he came, and there he is !' Without such prosing, stupid stuff, Alive and well, and that's enough. Yet think not that he comes below The modern average ratio, Thecurrent coin of fashion's mint The common, ball-room going stint. Of trifling cost his stock in trade is, Whose business is to please the ladies; Or who to honours may aspire, Of a town beau or country squire. The cant of fashion and of vice, To learn,'slight effort will suffice. And he was furriished with that knowledge, Even bejore he went to College. Nature and art might vainly strive, To keep ...
FANKING—CASH CREDITS. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 3 March 1836
S *l.'ANKING-CAS.1 CREDITS. Ovna neighbours at Cape Town have .recently established ta Joint Stock Banking- Compa?ny, with a capital of 75,0001. in shares of 501. each. In an article on the subject in The South A.rican Commericial Advertiser, a sysiem long success fully practised in Scotland, with singular benefit both:'to the Banking Companies and to-numerous industrious.and virtuous persons who would otherwise .be unable to. comlnence'business at all, is strongly, recoimended -to the Directors for their adoption. It is described in the following paralgiph, at d owe would earnestly recommend it to our Colonial Bankers. It might enable many a:deserving person .to get into business in this -colony who would otherwise be precluded .from attemnpti igit: :h:e systemn of cash cred:ts has been very well des cr ibed in the lleport of the Lords' Committee, of b186,:.on Scotch. and Irish 13anking. " There. is also," say their Lordships,." one part of their system, vwhich is stated by all the...
EXPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 3 March 1836
EXPORTS. Oil Sperm-whale, per tun ...... 50 0 0 .. 600 0 0 BI3lck.ditto,ditto ... ..... .... 0 .., 0 0. Timber : Blue Gutu, per load .:. 5 0 .. 215 0" Cedar, per foot ............*... 0 ., 2 .. 0 0 . Treeluils, per thousand......... '20 0.,.O ,.. 2 5 0O Hides, salted, per lb............ 0 1 '.. O 1 Horns ...............per 100.. 0 12 0 .. 1 0 0 Ditto, Tips ................ditto.. 0 4 0 .: . 0 5 0 Taillow, reideirced ................ 40 ' W ool ............ ....*......... 0 1 * 0 2 0
WHOLESALE PRICES OF GOODS. MARCH 3, [COMPILED FOR THE COLONIST.] IMPORTS. SPIRITS, in bond. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 3 March 1836
WHOLESALE P.ICES OF G.OOD?S. MARCH 3, [COMPILED FOIR TBE COLOIS . T.J"OT IMPORTS. ., . ' SPZ~LZTS, in bond. £" a. d. a.d.. Brandy, First Quality, per gallon ..' 0 4 6.a 0 4.:1)': Second ditto.............. 0 "3 0 :. 0 "3 8.'" Rum,.B.P.,. proof ............... 0 2 4 .. 0" .2'....: Rnl i, Strong, 0 .1'.P........... ... 0 ."3 .t'". 0' il'' American, ditto ............0 1' 0.. 0'': ?8 Isle of France, ditto .........0 .1 0- .. 0 1: '3 Gi,.nuutinged ...........0... , p 3 2 ". 0 3 4`~»; Straw coloured'........:...... 0 2 0 .. 0 2O's6; Case, 4gallons .............. I I 0 ;.!'1 4 '0'"" W=NES. Port, best, per pipe........ ....... 35 0: 0 .530; N'-60 Per dozen ............ 1 10 0 .. 1 :5;9 Good', per pipe .. ............. 30 0 '0 ..O0 '0 0 Sherry, best, per butt ............ 30 0 i0 ..50' 0. 0? Per dozen............ 1 5, 0'..'!J 10 *. Madeira, perpper. pip ............... 30 0 0 ...43j' b iO0, : Per doien ..........i'..' 1 5 0 ,. ,0 0 Tenerlfle, per pipe.. ............. 17 0 0 0 ".'.1: 0' " Pe...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 3 March 1836
SALS 3s Y & UCOTZO . Turs day, 1 March 3, Lyons, at his Rooms, Chro nometer and Sundries. Wednesday, March 9, Lyons, at theNew Cattle' Market, Valuable Horses, Colts, and Fillies. Friday, March 4, Lyons, at his Rooms, Earthen ware and Glass. • Wednesday, March 9, Collector of. Internal Re venue, Crown Lands. Friday and Saturday, March 25 and 26, L'tons, on the ?Premises of Chief Justice Forbes, Carriages, Hlorses, &c. EImrbewtise enetrt. Zxtemnsive and Unreserved Sale of ,arthonwaro and Glass. -o TO FAMILIES, DEALERS, COUNTRY TRADEIS*' I SETrTLERS, AND OTHERS. To bo Sold by Auct!oan, at arm.. sZUlraP wes .YfroNrs, At his Rooms, George Street, on Friday, 'March 4.' at 11 o'clock precisely, II E following GOODS just imported ex Orissa. " -AVV 3() Crates Earthenware ) comprising every 42 Casks ditto article in the trade 5 Casks assorted Glassware 5 Crates, Brown Stoneware as Filterers. Garden Seats, Jars, Jugs, Stone Bottles, &c. &c. The above will be op...
THE AUSTRALIAN'S LIBEL CASE. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 3 March 1836
THE AUSTRALIAN'S' LIBEL CASE. ON Saturday last the Solicitor-General and Mr. J Therry appeared before the three Judges in banco, to show cause why the rule nmsi' for. a crimininal information which ihad been granted against Mr. John Richard Hardy, Editor of The Australian, on a former day, should not be made absolute. The Solicitor-General, in a poiw;erful speech, of some length, opposed the Rule. It would be necessary, the learned gen tleman said, to put the Court in possession of the circumstance which had led to the publica tion of the article alleged to be libellous. Some time since His Excellency the Governor, in the exercise of his prerogative, had thought proper to issue a new Commission of the Peace in which the liames -of several gentlemen who had previ ously been Magistrates had been omitted. Mr. Lamb and Mr. Bingle the other gentleman al luded to in this article, were of this number. These gentlemen had thought proper to address letters to the Colonial Secretary demanding...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 3 March 1836
MARRIED. At Sydney, on Thursday, the 25th ult., by the Rev. Dr. Lang, James Cromarty, Esq.; Commander of the ship James Pattison, to Miss Charlotte Kelly. Also, on the same day, at Parramatta, by the Rev. Dr. Lang, Mr. Philip Frocham Neyle, of William's River, to Miss Mary Styles, of Parramatta. On Tuesday last, at St. Phillip's Church, Sydney, by the Rev. Mr. Marsden, the Rev, William Cow- per, Senior Assistant Colonial Episcopal Chaplain, to Miss Swayne, recently from England.
THE GAZETTE'S LIBEL CASE. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 3 March 1836
THE GAZETTE'S LIBEL CASE. THE case of: Mudie versus Ann Howe, the pro prietress of The Sydney Gazette, was tried at the Supreme Court on Tuesday last, before His Ionour Judge Burton and two assessors. The Solicitor-General and Mr. Foster were counsel for the plaintiff,, and Messrs. Therry and Win deyer for the defendant. The articles complained of as libellous, were part of a series of articles which, our readers will remember were published in that journal at the time when it was edited from the felons' jail by Watt. The first of these articles was headed Mudie versus Watt, and &nbsp; after bestowing various epithets on the plaintiff, such as the Castle Forbes bog-trotter and other equally elegant appellations, concluded by asserting that the celebrated Mary Chap man, the paramour of Watt, was actually enciente, and about to produce an heir to the bannered halls of Castle Forbes. Another ar ticle complained of, asserted that Mary had brought forth a little Major, who was bo...
[HOBART TOWN COURIER, FEBRUARY 19.] [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 3 March 1836
S[HOBART TOWN COUILIER, FEBRUARY i19. , Tn,. bark Margaret Graham, 304 tons, Captain Hamilton, arrived on 'lueday from Greenock, 29th October, with goods-passengers Mr. James Murdoch, Mrs. M'Lachlan and child, Mr. Mac Kinnon; Mr. and Mrs. Galbraith and servant, Miss Galbraith, Mr. Davidson, Dr. Young, Mr. Donald son, Mr. Henderson, Mr. Blair. SThe brig -Janet, 238 tons, Captain Leitch, arrived on Wednesday from Scotland, and from the Cape of Good Hlope 10thl'December, with a general cargo--5 passengers Mr. Cross, Mr. M'Kenzie.. The ship North Briton; 402 tons, Captain Fyall, arrived on Wednesday from Leith 16th September, Cork 20th Octobor, with a general cargo-passen gers Mr. James and Mr. Thomas. Dunn, Captain and Mrs. Waugh and three children, Mr. Elliot, Mr. Hely, Mr, Dunbar; and sixteen others for Syd ney. Very little wheat has been brought to market dur ing the week, although several engagements have been made with a view of exporting to Sydney. The news from that place has'ha...
Colonial Politics. TRANSPORTATION. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 3 March 1836
TRANSPOI .TXTrp.N. ;: Jf Un e Govermn nt 'owr. theyi Dii :Ma oi tn e.ti'ur?"m' of DowmngStreetat.the nial - x:ictive, or the " Dii' Minormi Gentiurm'? of INew South TWales, appear to lave been pliying t: tcross purposes with, 'each other fori soine time past;: and thisi poor colony has, as usual, to pay Ste orfeits. The transportation 'of Female Con . icts. to : tilis ,territory, which, it. has of late been f :asidnable o represent in the mother-country as Ssecond ad; imaproved, edtion of .Sodoni.and: Gomorrah, i' henceforth to cease ad dieterminie; and the dispropirtio of thei sexes `about which" we `have' been hearing so mucih n the fashiobi? )le eriodicals for t he list tent ea is.to be rerne died ini fuiture :by Female itmmgiation. " Sic 'isum ei '.Suil?eis " So it Bath pleased their I-igh .1ighiinesses, the Right Ilonourable Ilis Majesty's. 'rincipal Secretary of.; Staie for ihe Colonies, wi;o: does Colonial business onihe' graud scale i the. large room on the f rst floor of th...
Original Correspondence. TO THE EDITOR OF THE COLONIST. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 3 March 1836
Origiual Covvesottn eie. -.*"S44 - TO THE EDITOR OF THI"COLONIST: Sir,--" A rogue," says ColeridC~t "'is a round .a-bout fool; a.fool in circumbendibus;" and to many a .mind in New South Wales experience has rendered' this truth too obvious. But the same truth is as applicable to thb profligate as the rogue; in him the sources of real pleasure are dried up, and upon him the sluices of misery are opened. iIis efforts to obtain pleasure show how nmuch he is tantalised, his vain attempts to show hihiself make it evident that goblins pursue him.'' Increasing profligacy is increasing woe, and thus a profligate nature must be a. mi serable one. Britain so far as she is vicious is unhappy; :ind crowded cities, containing more of ;,'ilt, enmebrace also a greater amount of suffer ing. Look' at Paris, with her licensed gaming tables and her public stews; gaiety and anguish, revelry and remorse, are the recurrings noonday and midnight, of that splendid but most wretched city. In the year 18$4,...
Literature and Science. HALLEY'S COMET. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 3 March 1836
itet'attvtt alb rscitf ce. HALLEY'S COMET. Tars splendid luminary, whose periodical time was calculated by the great astronomer whose name it bears, and whose return to our vicinity from the boundless fields of immensity has again verified his predictions, became visible in the east before suri-rise about. the middle. of August last; its distance from the earth being two hun dred, and from the sun one h'undred and seventy five, millions of miles, and its splendour gradu ally increasing. About the beginning of October it disappeared in the solar rays in the east, and again emerged in the west about the middle of the same month, after sun-set, rapidly increasing in splendour and magnitude till its train.or tail exceeded five millions.6f iniles in length, with a diameter of not less than 'half a million of miles. It continued .visible in the west after sun-set, shining with considerable brilliancy, till it again immerged into the solar rays in the end of No vember, and remained invisib...