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Shipping Intelligence. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 27 February 1847
Ijlipptn itt ntclligcnce. -0 AREIVALS. February 23.-Bee, brig, 134 tons, Captain Ad dams, from Port Nicholson the 6th instant. Pas senger-Mr. Mackay. 23.-Pacific, American whaling ship, 332 tons, Captain Little, from the whale fishery. 24.-Sharnrock, steamer, 200 tons, Captain Gil more, from Launceston the 17th, Melbourne the 21st, and Eden, Twofold Bay, the 23rd inst. -Pas sengers- Messrs. P. and J. Tacey, Turner, F. Gtmne, E. Tooth, 11. M. Paterson, Nairne, Urqu hart, Polack, M'lntyre, Hughes, O'Hara, Bell, Runford, J. M'Leod, L_ Cetta, James Speed, G. Fo rester, F. Brenan, Chittleborough, Ward; Banham, Johnson, Rutter; Mounseer, Granger; Cope; Shoal-; der, Lowther, Collins. Rixon, Dunlop, 'White, Maur= ray, Mr. and Mrs. M'Leod and two children, Miss J. Paterson, Mrs.. and Miss Levey, Mrs. M'Crae and two children, Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin, two chil dren, and servant, Mr. and Mrs. Davis and two. children, and Miss H. Browne. 25.-Emma Eugenia, barque, 383 tons, Captain Beech, from Hong...
CATTLE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 27 February 1847
CATTLE MARKET. Peos-Forty were sold at this market, at 43d. per pound. Cows-Twelve, at £3 to £4 per head. CAI.vas-None. SuanE-One hundred head were sold, at from Os. to 9s. per head. HoasEs-Fifty head of mixed herd, sold from £9 to £14 per head. Superior brood mares sold from £39 to £70 per head, Charles Roberts' breed.
IMPOUNDINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 27 February 1847
15!POUNDINOS. Braidwood, on the 15th day of February, 1847, from the estate of Mr. P. Golding-black and white' cow, branded JS rump, 9 BT thigh milking side, a white male calf by her side, unbranded; whitesteer, branded BT rump & thigh offside, right ear under bitten; red poley bullock, a little white on back, branded AG or C near rump; white bullock, a little brown about neck and head, same brand near rump and ribs; brown and white bullock, same brand near rump and ribs; red cow, white back, branded WH thigh, 2 on rump left .side; white strawberry steer, blotched brand off rump; yellow sided bald faced heifer, unbranded, right ear tipped ; red and white heifer, branded GS rump and thigh left aide; brindle and white cow, branded CT rump milking side, LE ribs left side, a white bull calf by her side, unbranded; red-sided cow, white back and face, branded JP rump, F thigh milking side; yellow and I white steer, illegible brand but like PF on off ribs, right ear slit; brown str...
LUXURY AND STARVATION. [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 27 February 1847
LUXURY AND STARVATION. (From the Colonial 77mines.) We entreat our readers to patiently consider the subjoined extract from Lloyd's London, of the 10th October. When they consider that that highly popular newspaper, perhaps the most popular in the British empire, circulates upwards of one hundred thousand copies of each publication, they will appre ciate somewhat of the vast influence it must possess on the public mind. The time is rapidly approach ing when the scenes of extravagance, luxury, de bauchery, dissipation, and vice, to organise which forms the chief occupations of the higher classes, while the lower classes siilfr the extremest of want and deprivatlon, even to insufficiency of miserable diseased potato food, the approach of a radical change must be believed to be at hand. The payment of thirty millions per annum of sterling money in interest for an imaginary debt, which the slightest blast of discredit cast upon what is called the na tional credit would diminish to half ...
INSOLVENCY PROCEEDINGS. TUESDAY, FEB. 23. Before the Chief Commissioner. PROOF OF CLAIMS. [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 27 February 1847
INSOLVENCY PROCEEDINGS. TUESDAY, FEB. 23. Before the Chief Commissioner. PROO OF CLAIMS. In the estate of John Dillon, 'a third meeting : Walter 'Beames, 311. 3s. 8d.; James Cooper, 301.; Stone and Holle, 281. 8s. IJ. ; Henry Keck, 101. The meeting was adjourned until Saturday, the 6th of March, at half past eleven o'clock. In the estate of John Libr, an adjourned single meeting was held, but no claims were proved. THURSDAY, FEB. 25. APPLICATIONS FOR CERTIFICATES. In the matter of Andrew Donovan, the insolvent was opposed by Mr. Dillon. for a creditor, on the ground that he.had unlawfully made away with part of his property. After hearing Mr. Brenan forsthe applicant, the Chief Commissioner refused the cer tificate, on the -grounds contained -in .the previous examinations of the -insolvent, also on the ground insisted on by Mr. Dillon. In the matter of Joseph Aarons, jun.,of Bathurst. in applying for his certificate, was opposed by Mr. R. M. Pite, upon the grounds of his not having ...
Bathurst Circuit Court. [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 27 February 1847
Viatfjur t eT.(rcuit QFourt. -0- (From the lerald.) 'His Honor Sir A. Stephen, accompanied.by the Sheriffand Mr. H. Stephen, clerk of the arraigns, arrived at Bathurst about half past nine on Sunday morning, and put-up at Rotton's, VictoriaInn. * The'court was held, onrthis occasion, in the'long room at Popelara's Inn, a room in every way well adapted for such purposes, being a very capacious one, and the arrangements made were~jndicious and convenient. On Monday, at 10 a.m., the Court wasopened. The only barristers present were the Solicitor Gene ral and Mr. Holroyd; attorneys, Messrs. M.'Dillon, Bligh, Horne, M'lntosh, Stephen. and Wadeson. The proclamation against vice and immorality having-been read, the first case was called. on. UTTERING FORGED ORDERS. Edward Fallon was charged with uttering, on the 22nd of August last, a forged order for 51. 5s., pur porting to be drawn by Mr. B. J. Bertilson, of the Hermitage, Campbell's River, on the Union Bank of Australia, Sydney, with in...
SHIPS' MAILS. [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 3 March 1847
SHIPS' MAILS. Mails will be closed at the post office as follows- For England.-By the Clara, on the 6th instant. For Adelaide.-By the Berenice, on Friday even ing at 6. For Port Nicholson.-By the Comet, on Satur day evening. For Hongkong.- By the Daniel W'atson, on tile 6th instant.
CLEARANCES. [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 3 March 1847
CLEARANCES. March 1.--Sarah Scott, barque, Captaln Butcher, for Manila. 1.-Sarah, brig, Captain Espin:isso, for Hong kong. Passenger-Mr. P. Stubbs. 1.-John, American ship, Captain Sandford, for the Whaling Grounds. .--Sir George Seymour, ship. Captain Under wood, for London. Passengers-Mr. and Mrs. Parbury, six children and servant, Master Parbury, Mr. and Mrs. Tingcombe, four children and servant, Mr. and Mrs. E. Hallen, child and servant, Mr. and Mrs. J. Davis, three children and servant, Lady Dowling and servant. Mrs., Miss; and Mr. J. M'Henr", Lieutenant Seymour, 99th regimenit. Mr. W. H. Kingston and servant, and Mr. H;. Gardiner.
WOMAN. [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 3 March 1847
W0 M A N. Fiom the moment that a female child is born into the world she is subjected to an unjust inequality by the laws of this realm. She cannot exercise or enjoy the rights of a free citizen, even if her lot have fallen in fair pasture, and liher father lirving left her wherewith to live, she hath remained single and kept it.. If she marry, liher very individual existence is merged in that of her husband; the property t]hat she haths in possession is taken from her, or placed peradventure in the Ihands of trustees, by whose negligence or fraud it is often wasted ; and, if shlip afterwards obtain anytlling by labour or inheritance, it is not hers, but her husband's; nay, she is no longer considered even as a rational and individual agent in the eyes of the law. Nor is public opinion more just. Go into a school for poor children, where the males are receiving such an education as may fit them for clerks and shopmen, bailiffs or gardeners, and if thou remark on the incomplete instr...
Shipping Intelligence. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 3 March 1847
"ý.ý1)t pptn )htclliucnc¢. -0 ARRIVALS. February 26. Maitland, steamer, 103 tons, Cap tain Parsons, from Port Macquarie. Passengers Major Innes, Mrs. Rudder. Mrs. Paterson, Mts. Barber, Mr. Toger, two constables, one prisoner, and seven in the steerage. 27.-Thomas Lord, schooner, 72 tons. Captain Osborne, from Auckland the 15th February. Pas sengers-Messrs. Smith, M'Cann, (Gray, Gough, J. Codling, Sowle, and Smith. March 1.-Bramble, H. M. schooner, Lieutenant C. B. Yule, commander, from Booby Island, the 7th November, Copang the 26th November, Swan River, the 17th January, and Port Arthur the 18th instant. Passenger, from Port Essington, Lieutenant W. A. G. Wright, R. M. 1.--'Pleiades, American barque, 253 tons, Capt. Russell,. from the Whale Fishery. Passengers, Mrq.. Russell,child, and servant. 'L.--Brankenmoor, ship, 402 tons, Captain Carr, from Hongkong the 5th December. Passengers Captain Mihier; E.I.C.,' Captain Soutlibby, R.N., Mr. and Miss Chisholm, Miss Stubbs; Mrs. Mctcalf...
New Zealand. SEVENTH ANNIVERSARY OF THE COLONY. [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 3 March 1847
-0 (From the New Zealander.) SEVENTH ANNIVERSARY OF THE COLONY. Theprogress of Auckland, during the short period of its existence, must, even to those who are wholly unacquainted with its affairs, appear one of the most singular facts in colonial history. No colonial town, that we know of, has, in the same number of years, and under the same circumstances, become at once so populous and so wealthy. The population of Auckland and its vicinity amounts to nearly-5000 of which number there is not an individual who can really complain of distress or poverty. On the'con trary, there are very few persons amongst us, whose circumstances are not absolutely affluent, when com pared with those in which they arrived in the Colony. The wealth of the merchants of Auckland is greater than that of all the mercantile persons in the Company's settlements taken together. Cases of bankruptcy and insolvency have, now for some time, disappeared altogether, and even actions atlaw for the recovery of debts...
RULES FOR THE REGULATION OF THE CIRCULAR QUAY. [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 3 March 1847
RULES FOR THE REGULATION OF THE CIRCULAR QUAY. I. That wheresoever the word " Quay" is used in the following regulations, the same shall be held to mean all that space within two hundred and fifty nine feet of the outer or water's edge of the top step of the Circular Wharf, Sydney Cove. 2. That no vessel shall be moored off the Circular Quay, except in such position as shall be determined by the Portmaster, or other person acting under his directions, and in conformity to these regulations. 3. That no warp, hawser, or cable, shall be made fast within fifteen feet of the top step of the landing-, place; nor shall any part of anysuch warp, hawser, or cable, pass within that distance of the top step; nor shall any warp, hawser, or cable; be so placed as to impede the free access, either by land or water, to such landing place; nor shall any part of the hull of any vessel be placed or remain within ten feet of either end of the landing place, nor in any manner to impede the access there...
IBRAHIM PACHA. [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 3 March 1847
,IBRAHLM-PACHIA. The Augsburp Gazette publishesia'letter from Albxandria of 'the,6th .ultimo, in-which the writer pretends, that the chief object of Mehemet All in visiting the Sultan, i to obtain his consent to change tibe succession in Egypt, by- the substitution of his second son, Abbas. Pacha, for Ibrahim Pacha. Abbas Pacha is not the son of Mehemet Ali, but the 7 grandson, being, the son of fjis (Mehemet's) eldest son, Tousaid Pacha, who .many.: years ago lost his life in one.of his father's early campaigns, by the tent.or house he was in taking fire. Abbas Pacha is domewhere about -forty years of age,'is governor of Cairo, a zealous Mussulman, and a rigid observer of the religious duties required by the Prophet, par ticularly in his antipathy to Christians. This makes him very popular in his government, and gives him a strong party there. His private character is said to be that of a cruel, gloomy tyrant; he Is addicted to excess in the gratification of the unnatural appe tite...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 3 March 1847
FOR LONDON DIRECT, FOR PASSENGERS O:NLY. TO SAIL ON THE 5TI MARCII, WBATIER PERMITTING. r H H-E FINE A l SHIP CLARA, 360 tons per register, has good accommodations for a linited number of passengers, having large and airy poop cabins. Ap ply to Captain Crow, on board, to SWAIN, WEBBS, AND CO.; Or to ABRAM BRIERLEY, . Sussexrstreet. February 16. 4176 Town Clerk's Ofice,. Sydney, 2nd March,.1847. - OTICE IS HER i'BY .GI-V.lN,. that L? ý .tenders for the supply of (6000) six thou sand tons of blue roadlmnetal, will be reqgived at this, 'office from one or more contractors, to be delivered, according to specification, to be seen at the office of the City Surveyor, from whom all furthler'particu lars.my be olttamed.. Tenders to be sent.in, en _do u ensinders for road metal, on or befpre the 12th instast, by 12 o'clock noun. By order of the Improvement Committee of the City Council. JOHN .RAE, 4183 Town Clerk. WOLLONGONG RACES. A T a Meeting held at' the Comnierclal Hotel, Wollongong, on ...
British Extracts. [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 3 March 1847
Writtasi Extracts. -o- RECBIPTS POB, AND E~FEorS or, Tua GUN Cor ToN.-Mr. T. Taylor, the chemist, has. published the following formula for making the best explosive cotton :-Mix In any convenient glass vessel 1¢oz. by'measure of nittric acid (6f the specific gravity of 1*45 to 1.50) with an equal quantity of sulphuric acid (ap. gr. 1.80). When the mixture has cooled, place 100 grains of fine cotton-wool in a WeYdgewood mortar, pour the'acid over it, and with a glass rod imbue, the cotton as quickly as possible with the acid. As soon as the cotton is completely saturated, pour off' the acid, and with the aid of a pestle quickly squeeze out as much of the scld from the cotton as possible. Throw the mass into a basin full of water and thoroughly wash it, either in successive pot tions of water, or under a tap, until the cotton has not the slightest acid taste. Finally, squeeze it in a linen cloth, and dry it in a water bath. Mr. Taylor states that two grains and a half of a rather infe...
DEPARTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 3 March 1847
DEPARTUaRBS. February 26.-Maukin, brig, 106 tons, Captain Cooney, for Auckland. Passengers-Mr. and Mrs. P. Matthew and servant, Mrs. D. Nathan, child, and servant, Mr. and Mrs. Davis, Captain Dacre, Messrs. Littlejohn, M'Lennon, Fenlasan, and B. Newell. 27.-Ch ristina, brig, Captain Saunders, for Port Phillip. Passengers-Messzs. Kemp, C. B. Stair,. Phillips. Elmes, A. Coglan, T. Thomkinson, C. Davis, Hugh Proekley, Spitted, Mr. and Mrs. Bragg, son, and two daughters. 28.- William, schooner, Captain Freeman, for Moreton Bay. Passengers-Mr. Prankard and Mr. Thomas Young. 28.-J-edwray, ship, Captain Coombes, for Lon don. Passengers-Lieutenant Thorpe, Mrs. Evans, Mrs. Haggett, Mrs. Henderson, Messrs. Harris, Newcombe, Green. Low, Ritchie, Hartshorn,-M'Fel lar, F. Cerberry, Galloway, J,. Smith, and LoIIgh man. March 1. -Shamrock, steamer, Capt. Gilmore, for Twofold Bay, Port Phillip. and Launceston. Pas sengers-Messrs. Ray, Goodsir, MLaren, Buters field, W. Hart, Balding, Kennedy, Ward, ...