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Original Correspondence. To the Editor of the Sydney Chronicle. [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 13 March 1847
0 e'itnial ruoiresposinie t e. -*0 lb the Editor of the Sydsey Chrontele. Sta..-As you have thought proper to put Into print my-basty effusion, and to raise It into c6nse quence by what I consider Inconsiderate remarks, I have torequest -that you will not weaken the force -O my.y sugestions by an entire misrepresentation of4ny statements. The error may possibly be found -in my manuscript, but be it so or not, so far from she scenes to which I alluded In " Caleb Stukely" being "' exaggerated,; I meant to say, and now 'repeat, that they are not unexaggerated statements of the abuses of the academic authority in the English universities. ,* Ipsa qum miserrima vidi, at quorum magna pars fui," are but feebly outlined in.the sketches to which I allude, and to which, allow me to say, In return for your adulation, you have proved yourself capable of, giving the admiration that sound judgment and refineal taste would, in :spite of all prepossession, enthisiastically bestow. SSr, l:assure you...
CAMPBELL-STREET MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 13 March 1847
CAMIPBEL; -STREET MARKBET. HAY-,Ninety loads were sold, at from £3 10s. to £4 10s. per ton. STaAW --'wenlty loads, at 2s. to 3s. per cwt. FoDnDE-Ten loads Wveirebrouglit to market, which sold at from 0d. to 7d. per dozen. . Bso?Iu-Eive loads, at 3:. ad. to 4s. per load... OATs Nuone. BA~LEY-- our loads, at 6d. to 7d. per dozen. 1Vis.zr-T wenty loads; at 3s 3d. to'4s. 6d. per bushel. MA.uZE None:
Sydney Markets. [CORRECTED UP TO LAST EVENING.] FLOUR, WHEAT, &c. [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 13 March 1847
-0 ---0 -" IcoaaeoraE TB TO LAST EVEiN~I. ' ' FLOUR,: WJ.IEA.T., &a, . .. , Flour, fide, per A00lbs. 0 0h,; ti0 . 0 ? ? , Ditto.scconds, ditto .. .. 0 0 ?.0,.0 11., 0 Ditto?? rt ont ditto .. ..o 0 0 , . o0 Bre d, tier 2Ubliaf .. O 0 3}.. ,O 0 0 Biscuit, fin? per cwt .. 0 0 0 .. 0 19. 0 Ditto, second, ditto ... 0 0 ... ,0 15 0 Hay, per"ton . 10 0 . 410 0 Ditto, retail, por ewt.. .. 0 3 6 .. 4, 0 Wheat Straw, per toun .. 2 10 01 .. 3 5.5 0 Fudder, per ozen. .. . 0 Q 0. Beddjug, pe load. .. .. 0 6' .. Wheat, Colonial, per bushel .0 & _0 .. 4 6 Batley;,ditto, ditto t.. *.,, 0 . 3 " 9 , Q i Ditto, Cape, ditto .. .. O 0 0 .. .O 0 Oat. per bushel, wholesalae .0O 12., ,. 3 .Ditto, ditto, retail .O. 0' 0- ... o,0 0. 0 Maize, ditto, wholesale .. . 0. 0 .. ., ,2 Ditto, ditto, retail ....., 0 3. 0 .. O 33, Bran, per'0isushel .. 0 , 10 ... 0 0.. 0 BUTCHERS' MEAT. ,. Beef, carcass, per lb... .. O 0 0 .. 0 0 ,1. Ditto, per joint, ditto .. Q 0 1.. ,0 '0 0 Mutton, carcass, ditto .. 0...
British Extracts [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 13 March 1847
S Uri tisbO rracts *A letter from Jerusalem states, that in consequence of the long continued drought the water absolutely necessary for a famlly; costs ten ehillingsn a day. ZoOLOGICAL IMIPOaTS. -Captain Gallilee, of the Cesitus of this port, recently ieturned with guano from the coast of Pattagonia,. has: brought home a valuable collection of south American specimens of natural history. They are in 'part designed as a present to the owner, Mr. Robert Collison. The chief curiosity is the preserved fur of. amnonstrdus species of seal called the sea lion. " This specinien is amale,' measuring 10 feet ( inches from the nose to the tip of the hind flippers. It is 2} feet in diameter about the middle, and was, when living, 7.} feet In girth ; it weighed 10 cwt., and was caught on a guanio islanil. 'The dilerence between :this species and the common seal is less in size than in form ; for whereas, in the formner, the foird flippers are inserted at about the same relative distance from th...
INSOLVENCY PROCEEDINGS. WEDNESDAY, MARCH 10. Before the Chief Commissioner. PROOF OF CLAIMS. [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 13 March 1847
1NSOLVENCY PROCEEDINGS. WEDNESDAY, MARCH 10. Bfore the Chiej Commissioner. PRoo0F 0 CLAIMS. In the estate of John Jones, of Greenswamp, a special meeting was held, at which Thomas Woolley proved a claim of £33 Ss. 3d. In the estate of George Townshend, an adjourned special meeting was held, at which the trustees of Thomas Gore and Co. proved a claim for £9112. THURSDAY. MARCH 41. In the estate of James Dorset, an adjourned spe cial meeting was held, but no businessa elative to the estate wastransacted. In the estate of William Grinsell Burgis, a third meeting : Mauia Cope, 101. ; James Simmons. 1511. The insolvent and several witnesses were examined at considerable length, after which the meeting was adjourned till Monday, the 22nd instant. . In the estate of John Shalless, the consideration of his application for a certificate was postponed until yesterday.
TOUTING FOR BARRISTERS' FEES. [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 13 March 1847
. TOUTING IOR BARRISTFRS' FEES. At Clerkrnwel? Police Court the following dia logue occurred: -John Murphy was placed at the bar .on a charge of bigamy. .A person dressed in seedy blapk camq forward to assist in the prosecution saying, he could procure the certificate of the first marriage. ..... - Mr.. Greenwood--Tho are you P ' belong to Mr. B OB'ien, the harrister. . SMr, Greenwood-How so P I am his clerk, at least I am occasionally his clerk. r. ,rs Greenw.o?l-What do you mean P I act for him.at the Middlesex Sessions. .. . M. r. .Greenwoood--Whiat do you 1doP Iattend there to get cases for him; I am his occasional clerk. .. Mr. Greepwood.-Whqre do you live, and what is your. namP :, live at 4, Tenter-street,Spitalfields ; my, name is Abrahams. ..Gd reerwood-You are of thie Jewish persua. sioRP .l m a Jqw. r i,. '. .r gregn?o~od-What have you been P A dealer in pnredeerged. pledges. . . A decently attired woman said the prisoner lived in A brothel. Abrah.wn denied it. . Mr. G?re...
JEWS IN THE INTERIOR OF AFRICA. [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 13 March 1847
JEWS IN ,THE INTERIOR OF AFRICA. The Jewish Chronicle publishees, on' tl~e subject of Jews in the interior of Africa, tlhe following par ticulars.cornmunicated by a gentleman who has been travelling.ip ..that continent, and made acircdit of 1900 miles through the heart of the great African wildernessI:-- I havemade many and diligent in quiries after Jews of the interior of Afr!ca,!iu have not succeeded in obtaining much information. All that I have learnt,is, that there are Negroes in nearly all the cities of the interior who practice the rite of circumcision and who observe the Sabbath. Indeed some of these Negroes. made slaves, came down with our, caravan. Bpt their religion seems entirely confined to, these; two capital points of the Jewish belief; and they have no other notions of, the law or the prophets. They, celebrate the Sabbath by drink ing an.d intoxication; and are not mode, re al in lheir hIabits;than dlhe other benighted ng of Africa. I have since made inquiries of the...
NEW INSOLVENT. [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 13 March 1847
WSW INaOLVET. March D-George Delbridge, of Charles-street, Parramatta-street, Sydney, carpenter. Debts, £23 12s. 6jd. Assets,,personal property, £3. Balance deficiency, £20 12s. 6id. Clark Irving, Official Assignere.
WHAT IS A VAGRANT? [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 13 March 1847
WIA'F is A VAGRALITP At the Cl;miel a"ssitei, thegirand jury brought in bills presenting three prostitutes ts vdglanis, When tiie followii~g Eonversatiuh between the coiirt and:jury took pliace: Judge Ball-Gentlemen, I do hot think yon can ipresenr them as vakrants. It may lie i defect 'in the law, or die l"gislature might not have contem 'plated tl e' tran?lporiatIon of this class of persons; but, certainly, they "are not vagrants under the Aet. For'man= - What is a vtagranf, ay LordP (Laughter.) komst.-I' mist iefer you 'b the Act "6f 1S'1aW. imt.t. `(Laught?;.) `otrteman.- Rave not OWN theL On l 'n jnar-rom, my Lo. . CourtL- ell, gentlemen,I will rcad for you?wiat thp Act says (the 10th. and 11th Charles I., cap. 16) ,--"All cosherers and idle wanderers iwlio cesse themselves and thcir. followers, horses, and grey hounds (laughter) upon the poor inhabitants, com pelling them to find them in necessaries," &c. ; and a more recent Act, the 6th Anne, entitled " An Act for the...
SPORTING, GAMES, AND FEATS OF STRENGTH. PATRONS OF THE TURF. [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 13 March 1847
ORTItNG, GAMES, AND FEATS OF ' :. $£RENGTH.. :,,.. (From Bentley', Miscellany.) " ATrons OF ;;s TUar. Racing sorts haveo within these few years lost many greaz-patrons .;amojgst v~liom may be named UIe SWle Dukes of Cleveland and Grafton, -iat highly respected nobleman, the Earl of aVerulam, aid .\lr. I Thlurniill"; but the turf atill boasti of ~in noble; wealthy, and spiaited patrons, of whom are the Dukes of Rutland, Portland, Richmond, and Bed ford; the 3Marijuis of lxeter; Lords i tradbroke, chesterfield, Glais, March aSaiitne; latoan,' Eglinton, Lichfield, and Lowther; (oloilel Anson, Major ' arborough, Captain Rouse; Meisrs. George , 'ayne; dtGkerell irvine; iandJ a long list of disuti usiid genry,. who.rm the first class of. die . tink-room at iattersal's.. The must elliciert noble. sian oa, tile turf is Lonid George flentilck, to wlluhl -eery, ;e~pCaitalle, man connected with racing, and everjy husourable amateut. of .the spart" tngy ihis -embraces a large p.rtion of the res...
Select Poetry. TO "MARIA," IN ANSWER TO "AN INVITATION" IN THE "NATION" OF JULY 25. [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 13 March 1847
t..: -: .TQ '"MARIA.. IN ANSWEA T AN INVITATIONt" IN THE NATION" orF JULY 25.' .,From theFreeman'a ?? 'ql.) - Songstr~es !, full often with delight 1've list4ned to ;hy lays:. ,i .::- .-. n Tha,.song.of- love, and freedom bright, -And themes of olden days t EBinone other weird harmony .f thine bath fillm mp ?eart With the same solemn ecstacy. Thy last strain doth impart Thou'st heard the voices mystical -hat-tothbe-earth. belong- - - Thoi'stfoisnd deep meaningin them all, .And.tSrned it into song ! For me there are no corers filled SB ei bor's blistered hands; Fior nie nor blooining' fields are tilled; Nor palace-dwellisig stands ; .? y pride t?iat I can kindred claim -,Wltl "hi, of virtue grand,;. . Wholives .to .raise.froppQ .ticldon's. sham. SOur- bound and.bleeding land," My 1ealh, the worship dutiful;' .gr.lgve and poesy,,. : , And love of one, most beautfu), . ".N'hose young soul clings tome ! Rwom life'saunceasirig, veuxig cares 1'vetorn.me for the while, To see tie beauty na...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 13 March 1847
SNOTIC?. :' :. -*.H.M.S.: Bramle, ,,Booby Island, June 12, 18486. 'Notwithstanding' the very minute manner in .which Endeavour 'StraIt wyras sounded, when surveyed, by me in 144,l :hav since, heard I f .a phoal patclh ,iaving been discopeti l 4y ,(bigr 1M eg,;ie, master of the 1ate, l scinpr,, (erje ne?arly,.in mid-pchannel.? In cqnsequenje of 1ts, repr.eqq!tatipan, 1searchqd ,for I:t'yesterday,,and find ay small ,coral yok dogs exist in the,pposittinmengaotnedy .rf M'Kehzie.# T1his rock, .alIltoggh. psrrounded by eihi or, nipe fathomse hIas oly,i three ft on '3t; at low. water. '. have namy); IF API Rnie ghpal Peaked UIlr bears (mg) ' N. 220 E. 7 nilles; S.W. Possession Island (little " . . Swoody '- ... N.. 1R°. E:, ditto'. N..E. Peak on Entrance Island................ .. N. 23 W.2,3. ditto Cape Cornwall ......... S. 840 W;8 dltto Barn Island ' . ...... S. 2O° E., '4fditto As It Is nmostimportant that this danger should,hie made known as speedily as possible, Lbeg to request the a...
THE SYDNEY CHRONICLE. SATURDAY, MARCH 13, 1847. THE CALL FOR LABOUR. [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 13 March 1847
THE SYDNEY CHRONICLE. BSA URDAY, MARCH 13, 1847. THE CALL FOR LABOUR. IxtibtATrlewx is the harp out of which all persons effecting to be political musicians, endeavour to strike out some popular air. The instrument is put entirely out of tune, by the injudicious, .unskilful, and impostoring persons who venture with their hurried hands to touch its strings. Sometimes they attempt one kind of harmony, and some times another. rThen again they are pro fessed mel6d;sts, with equal proof that they are ahsolnte quacks in their profession, and arrant knaves, of course, towards the pub lie hom they pretend to amuse, and whom Ohey dcaiga to rob. " Labour is wanted, is the general ery. By whom this deficiency of labour is most severely felt, is not so generally known. It is by these who already, having afore times had their purses tilled, and their slave-driving propensities.gratified by the - power of holding up the rod of terror, .wish again to have the means-of calling'to their aid the crue...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 13 March 1847
i Thk dgdneydv.hronicleV ir-pablished twice a week, on Wednesday anid Saturday; and is extensiely circulated throughout ..New.o South Wales, YaV Diem-es's Land, South .4uitralia, Neo Zeala?nd, and India; and i Enegland, Scotland, and Lreland.- . Quarters end on she Ts Blar-h :.3(4k June, 301Ah Septtember, and 31stl December; at which periods. only ?subscribers cun decline. receiving. it, afler paying thle ant due. -ddvert iser siould, mnark on ea~,ch adueriiser? eni..the number of. inser ions . required; otherwise he al, cont... th, are*cdinud tiol "couEtirmanldedu Ordr ersi ddiscotinue or alter adeerliwteent )nult be sent in before ,1 iS?,o clock os. ihe ewenings of. Tuesda and Fridag ;?but newadvertisesnents are receied ti si o'¢cock on the evening before .uab-ication,-,t1 in$iruqlians must be given in writin and alt letders' gst paid' . . " _ NOT I C E. rtIMr': SUB SCR IBERS "td- this',PapGr, . aia the Public in general; are respect fullybirn'frmed; thet tihe following' rules'wil...
THE ANTI-TRANSPORTATION MEETING AT MELBOURNE. [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 13 March 1847
THE ANTI.TRANSI'ORTTATION 'MEETING AT MELBOURNE. The fol9.?ing.w pi te.pa.lechlof Mr.-Reynolds.in support of the second rec-,lution :-. Mr. Bernard Reynulds,. a laboring man -from the Plenty, supported the motion. • Mr. R. said - It ap. pears that the people of Melbourne have been at length roused from their sluggish apathy to take into consideration a question involving not only their own interest but their posterity for ages yet to come; We are this day assembled to remonstrate against the revival of a system which we apprehend will be fraught with the most disastrous results to the Colony'-a- system -which those- who now advocate were as importunate a few years ago -to have abolished, alleging as their plea its demoralizing in fuence oi thie society.. From the indifference hither to manifested by the people of Melbourne on the sub ject 6f transportation, its advocates have no doubt. concluded that their taciturnity -was equivalent to a: recognition of their- nefarious designs aga...