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No Title [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 6 March 1847
EXTRAORDINARY DISCOVERY.-At thie Marquils of Northampton's conversasione lately, Dr. Jacques Silvestri exhibited some examples of a process Jy which all organic substance can be brought to a consistency approaching petrifaction, and so be pre served to an indefinite period. The head of a female was shown, petrified to a degree of intensity ap proaching stone, the features retaining all the ox* pressions of life. Fishes, reptiles, insects, birds, and other specimens of natural histyr wyerre on ?1o table; the plumage, fur, and all otheri~djuncts of nature, retaining the same brillianey ':.f colour, firmness, and flexibility tlpy, had at their death. ,*A bouquet of flowers was sRre preserved in perfectioq beyond conception.
DEPARTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 6 March 1847
DEPARTURES. March 2.-Sir George Seymour, ship, Captain Underwood, 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. and Miss M'Henry, Lieutenant Seymour, 99th regiment, Messrs. J. M*Henry, H. Gardiner, J. Melbourne Marsh, and W. H. Kingston and servant. 2,--Tmar, steamer, Captain Allen, for Moreton Bay. Passengers-Mr. and Mrs. Forbes and ser vant, Mr. Jones, Mr. Ogilbie, Miss Laidley, and three in the steerage. 3.-Sarah Scott, barque, Captain Butcher, for Manila. 3.-Sarah, brig, Captain Espinasse, for Hong kong. Passenger-Mr. P. Stubbs. 3.-John, American ship, Captain Sandford, for the Whaling Grounds. 4-Pacific, American whaling ship, Captain Little, for the whaling grounds;. 4- Pacific, American whaling barque, Captain -Alden, for the whaling grounds.
CAMPBELL-STREET MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 6 March 1847
CAMPBELL,-STREET MARKET. HA--One hundred loads were sold, at from 31. 10s. to 51. per ton. STRAw-Twenty loads, at from 2s. to 3s. per ewt. WHuAT--Seventy loads, at 3s. Gd. to 4s. 3d. per bushel. FODDER -Twenty loads were brought to market, which sold at from 5d, to 6d. per dozen. BEDDINo-Six loads, at 3s. Gd. to 4s. 6d. per load, GREEN BARLEY-Five loadi, at from Gd. to 7d. per dozen.- i OATs-None. MAls--rNone,
Sydney Markets. [CORRECTED UP TO LAST EVENING.] FLOUR, WHEAT, &c. [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 6 March 1847
-o [CO'RRECTED tUP TO LAST EVENING.] FLOUR, WHEAT, &c. £ s. d. £ s. d. Flour, fine, per 100l1s. .. 0 0 0 to 0 13 0 Ditto, seconds, ditto .. .. 0 0 0 .. 0 11 0 Ditto, ration, ditto .. .. 0 0 0 .. 0 10 0 Bread, per 21b. loaf .. .. 0 3}.. 0 0 0 Biscuit, fine, per cwat .. 0 0 0 .. 0 19 0 Ditto, second, ditto .. .. 0 0 0 .. 0 15 0 Hay, per ton .. .. 3 10 0 .. 5 0 0 Ditto, retail, per cwt.. .. 0 3 6 .. 0 5 0 Wheat Straw, per ton .. 2 10 0 .. 3 5 0 Fodder, per dozen .. .. 0 0 5 .. 0 0 6 Bedding, per load .. .. 0 3 6 .. 0 4 6 Wheat, Colonial, per bushel 0 3 6 .. 0 4 3 Barley., ditto, ditto .. .. 0 3 0 .. 0 3 8 Ditto, Cape, ditto .. .. 0 0 0 .. 0 0 0 Oats, per bushel, wholesale 0 2 9 ., 0 3 6 Ditto, ditto, retail .... 0 0 0.. 0 0 0 Maizeeditto, wholesale .. 0 2 7 .. 0 2 8 Ditto, ditto, retail .. .. 0 3 0 .. 0 3 3 Bran, per bushel .. 0 0 10 .. 0 0 11 BUTCHERS' MEAT. Beef, carcass, perlb... .. 0 0 04.. 0 0 1 Ditto, per joint, ditto .. 0 0 1k.. 0 0 2 Mutton, carcass, ditto .. 0 0 0 ..' ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 6 March 1847
AGENTS FOR THE CHRONICLE. GotLDuLa*-pia. CARNE!. B1aRIMA-Ma. B. MNIMAION.. PATERSON-MR. J. O'SULLIVAN. PARRAMATTA *Ma. P. CARDIFF. Poar PHILLP .Ma. J. l3ULLRN. - WOLLONGORO-MRn. THlo.NAB S owz. o a .r BATHURST--MIL. T. JONfs. QUEANUETYAN-MLa J. 3. WzuounH MAIzLAND-Ma. T. MAHONY. CAMPIIELLTUWN, &c.- 11a. M.Ah A'trM. , WzNDSOa-Mla. JAMES CAssIDY. PENrXTIT-MK. JAMies M'CArTHr. . JseRY's PLAiNS-Mit. J. 3. HA"iA. BuNooNIA-MR. EDWARD 10ueua5. ADEiLADuo-Ma. JohtN NowbA.AP. Yaa-Ma. C. Rouaxa. GEEtLONGo-ML. JOHN MuaPIuY CLARENCE TowN AND DuNaobo- Ma. p551 TI~saNEY. Pubished in tIhe United Kin domt, by; MR. JONES, 63, PATERloSTER-Row, LoNDON, Ma. W. J. BATrEsoT, 10,'Esdlx.u-nnJDaw3Pl LIAMtENr-srasr, DunsasI. Printied for thue 'oprictor by EDWAID JpQ! .1¶4"' LRY, of irdfern, in Ubo Vouuty pf CumhberlSId, add pS5 Ihiaed by him at tho Ohronice Ofice, No. 3h3, gf1.SttfN Rest, Sydney, Now South Wato.i. eurd' , ad SIS P1t7. '
British Extracts. [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 6 March 1847
Gritiesb EZtracts. -s- Loss or AN AMERICAN VESSEL AND SIXTEEN LIVEs.-T'he American papers contain an account of the loss of the brig Rienzi, Captain Small, of Boston, together with sixteen of the crew, in the storm to which the Great Western was exposed in her last passage from Liverpool. The vessel was fallen in with on the 26th of September, by the Minerva, who took off the wreck the second mate and four of the crew, in a very exhausted state-the captain, mate, and fourteen of the seamen having been swept away. The Rienzi was on a whaling voyage, and had on board 470 barrels of sperm oil. On the 15th September she was struck by a sea, the hatches burst off, and the vessel immediately filled with water. Captain Small, his mate, and young son, about sixteen years of age, together with two boat steerers, shipkeeper, and steward, were drowned in the cabin. Some of the crew were drowned in the forecastle, and others were washed overboard at the time of the disaster. No pen can depict t...
Government Gazette. TUESDAY, MARCH 2. PROCLAMATION. By His Excellency Sir Charles Augustus Fitz Roy, Knight Companion of the Royal Hanoverian Guelphic Order, Captain-General and Governor-in-Chief of the Territory of New South Wales and its Dependencies, and Vice-Admiral of the same, &c., &c. [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 6 March 1847
" okcuttnmttt Safettc. -o- TUESDAY, MARCH 2. PROCLAMATION. By His Excellency Sir Charles Augustus Fitz Roy, Knight Companion of the Royal Hanoverian Guelphic Order, Captain-General and Govenor in-Chief of the Territory of New South Wales and its Dependencies, and Vice-Admiral of the same, &c., &c. Whereas by an Act of the Governor and Legisla tive Council of New South Wales, passed in the 7th year of the reign of her Majesty Queen Victoria, Intituled, 1 An Act further to amend an Act, in tituled,' An Act for the better preservation of the Ports, Harbours, Hlavens, Roadsteads, Channels, Navigable Creeks and Rivers in New South Wales, and the better regulation of shipping In the same, " it is amongst other things enacted, that it shall and may be lawful for the said Governor, with the ad vice of the Executive Council of the said Colony, from time to tinme, to frame Rulcs and Regulations to be observed by the Masters and Commanders Qf all ships and Vessels in the harbou...
Varieties. [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 6 March 1847
' rieltSe. -0 IHORRIBLE SCENE OF BRUTALITY TIN TE VETERI NA.\R COLLEGE, NEAN PAals.-I wish I could now bring my narration of what 1 that day saw to a close ; but I must not. Upon entering into what appeared to be a place of dissection, I found myself surrounded, not by dead, but by living subjects. It was a building or shed open to the air on one side, furnished with many strong pillars rising from the floor to the roof. Here lay six if not seven horses, fixed by.every possible mechanical device by the head and feet to these pillars to prevent their struggling; and upon each horse were six or seven men engaged in performing the different surgical operations. The sight was truly horrible. The operations had begun early in the forenoon. It was nearly three o'clock in the afternoon when-we en tered the place; so the poor wretches, as may be supposed, had ceased being able to make any very violent struggles; but the deep heaving of the still panting chest, and horrid look of the eyes wh...
PROJECTED REFORM IN THE ARMY. [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 6 March 1847
'PROJECTED REFORM IN THIE ARMY. (Prom the TTlaes.) We are enablla to Inform our readers that imme dllate dieasures are slow Jontemplated by government ?ur improving the condition of the soldier ; and it is not without some satisfaction at the recollection of our own efforts in the cause, as well as with sincere gratification at the practical earnestness of her Ma " 3esty's Ministers, that we record this projected re form. For some weeks past a strict examination has been taking place of the candidates for the different snasterships in the normal and model schools, and it •is'calculated that by April next at the latest this new •mdchinery may be in full operation in the asylum at Chelsea, which is to be extensively altered for the Spurpose. The arrangements at present in progress include the immediate departure of the Chaplain ,General for the continent, where-he will be employed ...in investigating the systems of education, necommo -dation,.and discipline, adapted to the armies of B...
City Council. WEDNESDAY, MARCH 3. [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 6 March 1847
Qtlg Q ouucii, -o WEDNESDAY, MARCH 3. Present: the Right Worshipful the Mayor; Al dermen, Allen, Thurlow, Fisher, and Wilshire; Councillors Robey, Moir, Hyndes, Agars, Cowli shaw, Sillitoe, Wilkie, Jenkins, Egan, Ryan, Ire dale, May, Josephson, and Driver. The Town Clerk read the'minutes of the last meeting. WATER COMMITTEB. Alderman ALLEN. presented a report from the Water committee, detailing its late proceedings. The report was read and received. IMPROVEMENT COMMITTEE. Alderman TlsuaRLow presented a report from the Improvement committee, giving a plan of the per manent levels of the streets laid out by government on Church Hill. The report was read and received. Alderman TruaRLOW presented a second report from the same committee, recommending that the aid applied for by the Gas Company for relaying the gas pipes in Kent-street, should not be granted. The report was read and received. Alderman TURLnow presented a third report from the same committee, on the subject of a petition l...
Gathurst Circuit Court. THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 25. Before his Honor the Chief Justice. HORSE-STEALING. [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 6 March 1847
* "atburut Circuit Court. -·-o- THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 25. Before his Honor the Chief Justice. HORSE-STEALISNG. Robert Brown, on Tuesday found guilty of horse stealing, was brought up for sentence, when his Honor stated, that he had inquired into the pri soner's character, which he did not find a very good one; lie awarded the sentence of ten years' trans portation, intimating that he would recon.mend the Governor to mitigate the sentence to seven years. John Kelie, also convicted on Tuesday of horse stealing, was placed at the bar for sentence; his Honor observed that the crime of horse stealing had become of late very prevalent in Bathurst and the surrounding districts, that in every case that came before him he was determined to award such a sen tence as might possibly deter others from committing tie same offence; as, however, the present case was not an aggravated one, he should pass the lenient sentence of three years in irons, on the public roads. MURDER. John Walsh, ticket-of-le...
CIVIL JURISDICTION. Before his Honor the Chief Justice and a jury of four. BOYD V. TEMPLAR AND ANOTHER. [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 6 March 1847
CIVIL JURISDICTION. Before his Honor the Chief Justice and a jury of four. nOYD V. TEMPLAR AND ANOTHER. This was action of trespass, for encroachments by the sheep and shepherds of the defendants, on the plaintiff's cattle run, called Gebolion, in the district of Bligh, beyond the boundaries of :location. The pleas were-first, not guilty ; second, that the plain, tiff was not possessed of the close in which; and third,liberumn teneomentu?n. It appeared from the evidence, that the plaintiffs and defendants oLcupied adjoining stations, and that for a period,)of about two years the sheep from the defendant's stations had been in the constant habit of feeding on various parts of the plaintiff's run, thereby causing great niumbers of his cattle to leave the run, and putting him to extra expense in the collection and care of them. There was a dispute as to a portion of the boundary lines between the stations, which however did not affect the issue of the cause. His Honor directed the jury...
THE SYDNEY CHRONICLE. SATURDAY, MARCH 6, 1847. THE OTHER AUSTRALASIAN PROVINCES. [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 6 March 1847
THE ? SYDNEY CHRONICLE. SATURDAY, MARCH a, 1847. 'THE'OTHER AUSTRALASIAN 1 PROVINCES. TuiE interval of intelligence from Europe t 'being still prolonged at a period when it nnay be fraught with the .details of most important events, tending to revolutionary -changes in the administrative and executive 2 .offices of all.the governments in the civilised 1 world, there is, during this long-continued dearth, no scope afforded for the exhibition I .of the talents of our colonial journalists in 1 -"teir perspicacious views and philosophical I innotations on the general politics of the ftimes. t Our suggestions on matters peculiar. to. I our own colonial condition and prospects, would, according to our estimate, be enfee bled, by prolixity or redundancy, should we make any attempt either to lengthen or to multiply them. But notwithstanding this state of editorial affairs, we are not driven 1 back to the resources of our imagination, or j to a disruption from the stores of our general knowl...
Shipping Intelligence. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 6 March 1847
aljtpping lJtt'lligence. -0 ARRIVALS, March 2.-Phantom, brig, 158 tons, Captain Fox, from Port Adelaide the 13th February. Pas sengers-Messrs. Powlett, Gisborne, Michie, Small, Simpson, Woolley, Brown, Mr. and Mrs. Birdsay, and Mrs. Lazarus and child. 2.-Margaret, brig, 184 tons, Captain Truscott, from the Whaling Grounds. 2.- Castlereagh, H.M. schooner, 96 tons, Lieu tenant Aird, commander, from a surveying ex pedition. 2.- Euphrates, ship, Captain Monro, from Lon don, having lelt Portsmouth on tie 25th October. Passengers-Mr. and Mrs. J. Jacobs and child, Mr. and. Mrs. Harvey, sen., Mr. and Mrs. Harvey, jun., and two children, Mrs. Davis, Mr. A. Lyons, Mrs. Brickwood and two children, three Misses Davis, Mr. Davis, Miss Lloyd, and Miss StraTfon. 2.-Syren, brig, of Guernsey, 175 tons, Captain Guilbert, from Adelaide the 8th ultimo., 2.-Governor, brig, 147 tons, Captain William son, from Manila the 22nd November. 3.-Essington, brig, 123 tons, Captain Mills, having sailed'from Port F...
RAILROAD TO THE PACIFIC OCEAN. [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 6 March 1847
RAILROAD TO TIlE PACIFIC OCEAN. (From the New York herald.) Since we first gave this subject our ttention we have examined it in all its details, and the more we have examined it, the more we are convinced of its great importance and benefit to thie United States in a commercial and political point of view, and as the means of accelerating the progress of civilisaticon over the habitable world. On the one side we have Europe, with a popula tion of nearly 250,000,000 of human beings, and a superfices of 4,075,425 square miles; and Africa, with a supposed area of 12,000,000 square miles, and a population supposed to amount to 60,000,600 ; making a population on oneside of us of 310,000,000 of people. We theI cross ovwr to the continents of North and South America - the former of which contains an area of 0,078,000 square miles, and a population of 33,748,000; and the latter an area of 6,676,000 square miles; and a population of 15,497,804 ; both containing a greater quantity of cultiv...
FIRE AT PORT ADELAIDE. [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 6 March 1847
FIRE AT PORT ADELAIDE. (From the South Australian.) On Friday last, about fifteen minutes to two o'clock, it was discovered that the sail loft belonging to Mr. Edward Bayly, sail-maker and ship chandler, was on fire. The building being composed entirely of wood, and filled with oakumn, pitch, tar, oil, cordage, and othler combustible materials, it was evident to every one in a moment that any attempt to quench the flames would be utterly futile. Indeed, in a very few seconds not only was the sail loft a sheet of flame, but the fire gained such a mastery as to threaten the destruction of the whole of the premises. and of the whole range of buildings immendiately adjoining. The wind was blowing fresh from the S.WV. nr S.S.W., so that from the position of the sail loft the fire was immediately to windwaurd of Mr. Bayly's shop, warehouse, and dwelling-house. These ad join the premises known as the Port 'l':vern, inl the occupation of Captain Wakeliug. In a few minutes the flame darted a...