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Police News. MONDAY, MARCH 4. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 6 March 1839
Police News. intnAv,, lbltucu 4. . Ann Smith and Ellen Ruoch, wetr tiven in charee by fir John Cnx, upholdteerer of Pltt-street, oni Sattrthdy afternli,, on .ull|ici|ll of stealing a ilmt;ity oif chaiy knobs for drawer.. About two 4.'cloclk on Satuilday, the prisonellrs went into the .tuup and offered them for saile at 6. a dozen. Mir Cox knowing the t'alue to be considerably highel, and atn-pecling they had not been propeuly come by, gave them in chargt.. Ann Suilth list sail she had them front a person living at the North Shore. to -ell for trim. hot subseiqnently confessed she had pijked them up in the street, guoltg into 1ir Nash's slip iii Gceut'e (Pitt) street. to make Rsome pur chases on Tuesday last. Shite now stated, tLhat she femtnd them in the carriage road Isn George-street. near Mr Weims's. Roach said site knew nothing about them. Remanded. RIsr IN PITr-sTREET. -On Saturday nuiht, about half-past twelve o'clock, the nlghbuhnrhood of Pitt street was disturbed by a mob of...
MR. BARNEY MAGURE'S HISTORY OF THE CORONATION. Alr—"The Groves of Blarney." [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 6 March 1839
MR. BARNEY MAGUIRE'S HISTORY OF THE CORONATION. [FROM BENTLEY'S MISCELLANY ] Air--" The Groves of Blarney." "Och! the Coronation what celebration &nbsp; For emulation can with it compare? &nbsp; When to Westminster the Royal Spinster. And the Duke of Leinster. all in order did repair 'Twas there you'd see the New Polishemen Making a skrimmage at half after four, And the lords and ladies, and the Miss O'Gradys, All standing round, before tihe Abbey door. Their pillows scorning, that self-same morning, Themselves adorning, all by the candle-light, 'With roses and lilies, and daffy-down dillies, And gould, and jewels, and rich diamonds bright And then approaches five hundred coaches. With Giniral Dullbeak.-Och 'twas mighty fine To see how aisy bould Corporal Casey. With his swoord drawn, prancing, made them kape the line. 'Then the guns alarums, and the King of Arums, All in his garters and his Clarence shoes, Opening the massy doors to the bould ambassydors, The Prince...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 6 March 1839
AUSTRALIAN GAS-LIGHT COMPANY. (Established by Act of Council 8th William IT.) AT a SPECIAL GENERAL MEETING of .tl PROPRIETORS of this COMPANY, held pursuant to public advertisement, at the School of Arts. Sydney; on Thursday. the'28th February, 1839; Colonel H. C. TVILSON, Esq., First Police Magistrate. in the Chair; the following Resolutions were passed: Moved by A. R. SPARK, Esq., J. P., seconded by THIroMAs WOOLLErY, Esq., 1.-That in conformity with the recommendation of the Directors, and in pursuance of the pro vision of the Act of Council in that behalf made and provided, this Meeting do now call for the payment, on or before the 14th of March proximo, of a third instalment of One Pound per Share on all Shares upon which the deposit was paid before the 28th day of December last; and on all other Shares at the expiration of two calendar months and ten days from the date of payment of their respective deposits; and that the third instalment be paid either to the Treasurer. Peter...
FOR SALE, FREIGHT, OR CHARTER. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 8 March 1839
. . FOR SALE, PFREIGHT, OR ORARTER. - Rebe, brig, for freight orcbarter, Lamb & Co:, iletns. Loufsa, blIg, for sale, freight, or obsrter-Aaslnall & .?Co.. agents . " ' . 't,?. [ SCaroline, brig, for frebthotcharter, Walker & Co~agenta Jue,,ie, barque, for sale, A. B. Smith, agent Potentate, for freight or charter, Gl1ghrist& Co., agents Bardaater. ship, for sale, freight, or charter-Hughes & Hosking agentse Henry, barque, for freight or charter-Flower agent; The Lord Eldo,. having finished taking in her wool, &:. has hauled into the stream for sea, and I. expected to sall during the day. The Sureua is not loading for Port dillfp as was gete. rally understood, but for New Zealand. The Portland has nearly completed her lading, bavkig bent her sails. This vessel Is loading with wool entirety, and is expected to sall direct for London about the begna. lng of next week. The Bromlrte? hasfinisbed taking In the Margaret Raot's on for New York...
LAID ON, AND SOME LOADING. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 8 March 1839
:LAID ON, AND ? 0MN LOADINOt . Mary, for the fishery-Hughesand Hosking, agents Perseverance. for Liverpool direct, in all Mareh Barster. agent ,AehUlter.orSouth Seas-Duke & Co., agents Catherine Jamleaon..for London -H. Moore, agent Elta Frances, for the fishery-Captain Lawson agent Alexander Henry, for the South Seas-Captain Laeaon, owner and agent Parland, for London-Walker & Co. and Oilchrkt & Co., agents Sut?na, barque, 2s0 tons, Ridley master, for London -kA: . Spark & W. Carter, agents Abel Gower, Henderson master, for London, from new castle. A. W. Scott, of Newcastle, agent City. of EdlnhBrgh, for London, from NewcastleA. B. Spark, agent Colonist, for Liverpool-A. B. Smith, agent Andromache, for London-W. S. Deloitte & Co., agents Orient, for London, Walker & Co. agents, not et in port. , Columbinn, for Liverpool, 1Oth March James Alforan, for Batavia-Gilchrist and Co., agents Harriet, for the pahery.-Weller. agent Nereus, (not...
Sharp Practice. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 8 March 1839
Sharp Practice. Ma. O'RRILLV.-At the close of the ease of Solomon v. Vrone. Mr. Foster stated, that Mr. O'Rrilly was prepared togivean explanatlon ofhiscondnct in brtnidng the action. The facts that particularly required explanation were. that it was sworn that theplatntfl'had stated. that he did not give Instructions to commence the action ; and that the note on which the action was rouglht, was only -?9 Ips 60; anti that the interest for five weeks, which was only 2s ad., was added to bring it within the jurisdiction of the Court. Wlthout wishing to say anything to the prejudice of Mr. O'Reilly. we mnst say, that these facts require explanation ; and for his own sake we trust he willmaketlhe explauation on an early day.-Sydneyllerald. 'When we first heard of Mr. Foster stating in Court, that Mr. O'Reilly "was prepartd" to give an explanation ofhis conduct, tao things struck our minds. 'First, why should a Barrister take a case which requires explanation'? Secondly; but if the case...
PROJECTED DEPARTURES. Sail on Sunday next. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 8 March 1839
PROJECTED DEPAIITLTRES, Sail on Sunday nest. Despatch, for London-Street, agent Ewerettla. for London-Botts, agent Lord Eldon, for London-Monteflore & Co., agents Harlequin, for New Zealand-Peterson, agent Harriet forTwofold Bay.-Walker & Co., agents. The following vessels have bent Ihetir salls. H. M. S. Pelorus-Government agent The following vessels have nearly finished loading. Governor Phillip, for Norfolk Island, Gooerdmenta?set. Sucesn, for NeowZealand. Orose, agent. Portland,' for London, Oltchrist & Co., agents,ý9ttib toetant. ' dMarlanne,'for Hobart-Gore & Co.; agents, 1oth Instant Lotus, ,for London.-Gore & Co., agent?,?4th Instsnt. lendervie, for London-Montefiore & Co., agento, 49th lostant. Alfred, for London, Wal?er & Co., agents, 17th instafnt.
Music. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 8 March 1839
*Music.. WE hIppened to catch the or8ie " The Piano Forte" on a.piece ift waste paper which environed a paicel; We ,took bff the wrapper, and read it. SIt;. ori;fims' certain strictuirs we. lately made oniithe 'it~le - of .nisio at our Sydney concerts; We caniipt tell the date of the. newspaper,'but we ate 'retty sure it '.i the Jilorning Chrortale which gitves the'ttrtic: _-t
THE PIANO-FORTE. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 8 March 1839
.T?E PTANO-FORtTE':". - W " .cae1 gave Bomb canc . . to two omusical publc-. tiong'of gritat 1t"nirta?p?tO performners on the noblestof' all. istzrupents. tho -organ. these w?re the studies for "that ?nstrument .by John SebhsJan i lach. and by the" Chevalier Nlenkommn . W"b?Ce now.to notice the appear •rc of ? nrk aicof, w oestmnabtitvalue tb the students of an instrometit, which 'o?s??tse. greater varlety of powers, u'ands ahorsn-e oxdns'cl maode nsa -of than any other, the ao.i.forte; '-Fhis d?a-dsdtiotiof:1 B. Crnomer's cole . S ora;'?tu1Iio- oertlJpo Ju brlc"^.-uaerl of stodltf or. e erlse' for. tbts nstrtdment. in'al the mnaor and moindr keys. It l?apinost a Oit?i.,orn.Oqretly has 4tbecqr en- larged, and improuid t? ndIt isy be co.olsdered as a legacy 'sý}lar2uhtsgrealsaurilao."in eparthtg t4oes_,gon$ usO. Sy-... .. f". ·--·1· ; " leaver to the country In which he has spent his lit, an in which his character and talents have been aupr?diated and rewarded, in order that,'thounh ...
Theatre. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 8 March 1839
Theatre. The following is extracted from Thursday's Aus tralian. " We have forsome time past declinedtaklng any formal review of theatrical proceedings, for the same reason as men are sometimes silent in society, viz. because we haeve had nothing good to say. With one or two exceptions we have had such a series of ttivialities (to say the best) that we had no desire to extend the remembrance of them. Whether the pieces lately produced were the sole selection of the manager, or at all events referred to his judgment and flnat decision, is a matter wholly indifferentto us and to the public-the selections have been most injudicious. There is a'manifest disposition in the Colony to encourage dramatic representations; an impetus ton has beengiven tothenm in the recent patronace of their Excellencies. We have often said, and we nowrepeat it. that in the adolescent condition of the colony, it is im peratlve onthoseto whom the trust is confided, to use their best efforts to infuse, as far a...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 8 March 1839
ORRESZPONDENZTs.-The citicism onthe Theati r, 'Lod which through the inetperience of ourclerk was Lllowed to be paid for as an advertisement, cannot =be inserted. because it was paid for. If we received nmoney for the insertion of criticiam*, -every actor 'might become his own critic ; our own character as impartiar critics would then be-prostituted. The author will harve his-money returned;'on application iat the Olfice in George-strset. Ur. Carr's Advertisemernt it not Inserted b. cause 't contains a pntentence rather libellous. -The money 'veill be returned-to him.
Smuggling.—Revenue in danger. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 8 March 1839
Slnuggling.-Revenue in danger. A publican named Harris being examined, in a case of smuggling, at the Pollce Office, as to the market price of rum, acknowledged that he could, upon any day of any week. go on board ship and purchase rum at gs a gallon. which could not be obtained at less than 14s out of hbond. when properly passed through the custom-house books. and the duties paid How do you know that? asked Mr. lichcls. who was employed for the defence. The answer was "because I have done it myself, and could do t every day in defiance of any of the Custom House Officers." (A pleasant laugh among the publicans, of whom the as. sembled auditors were chiefly comoosed.) Mr. Harris. however, was rewarded for his candour by an intimation from one of the gentlemen of the Customs' present, that his License ahould be seriously afected by the confession. or it would not be his fault. We have put this case forward as a leading article, because if the observations of the publican be correct, ...
Sir Richard Bourke. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 8 March 1839
Sir Richard Bourke. Under the head of ' Secondary Punishments," a writer in thie Herald under the signature of a '" SaTLERLa,"haB published two letters, and promises a third. We did not read his first letter, but we have read the second. It is plausibly written, and the malignlity of the writer towards Sir lRichard Ilourke, is curbed; but here and there it steals out in spite of the secret [resolves to the contrary of the writer. The letter is fuloil of plausible false hoods and misrepresenltations, for the reverse generally speakinig, thouth not on some points, of what the author alleges, is the truth. Darling, who never formed any system of consict disci pline it all, nor made any laws respecting it, is represented as a great reformer and benefactor in this respect. And Mr Hely, whose farm was a `perfect Convict workshop,, and who actually kept a workshop in the Barracks, Ityde Park, where all his furniture used to be made, and who gave the pick of the convictS to hiisfsiends, is ...
Supreme Court. CIVIL SIDE. Before Mr Justice Willis, and Messrs Johnson and Gosling, assessors. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 8 March 1839
Supreme Court. / CIVIL SIDE. Before Mr Justice Willis, and Messrs .Tohssoa sad Gosllng, assessors.: - Long e. Stephen..-This was an actlon'bz+ught~. IMr. Long, snerehant, against Mr. Sydney Stephen. and arhse out of the insolvency of the plaintiff. The plaintiff's broks had been badly kept, and the defendant kad not bren credited with various sums for law expenres. The else was was withdrawn and referred to Mr Kerr for setle. ment. . Cohen e. Campbell.-Thls 'was an action to recorer £27 Is dd, for money lent and goods sold while the Je. fendant was residing in the house of the plaintiff who i a tavern keeper. Verdict for the plaintiff. Hobbs e. Dangar.-Thls was an action laid by Mr Hobbs late overseer to Mr Henry Dangar, nainst that getie. man, to recover for workand\labour done and performed as his superintendent. Damages were laid at £200, "'he defendant had paid £30 into court. The declaration let forth, that the plaintiff had entered into an agreement wth the defendant at £70 pe...
Bourke's Avenue. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 8 March 1839
Bourke's Avenue. Whoever looks at the trees in Hyde Park, and considers the three disadvantages under which they labour; will be surprised at their comparatively healthy appearance. The first impediment to their 'progress is the drought. The second is, their &nbsp; being trained to carry their foliage on a single stem. The third is, their exposed situation. Tbis last is irremedial. &nbsp; : The second disadvantage alone calls our attention. No trees in this Colony should be trained to carry their foliage on a single stem 'except the pines and poplars.. All trees in all situations, but &nbsp; imperatively inexposed situations like that of Hyde &nbsp; Park should in this dry country be cut down on planting, within two feet of the ground, and caused to throw out half a dozen branches. Four, or at the least three of these, sbould be retained as stems, and encouraged to spread out. They will &nbsp; then protect each other, and the tree will form a ...