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Religious Intelligence. STATE OF RELIGION IN PENNSYLVANIA. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 14 April 1836
1; STATE . OF RELIGION IN PENNSYLVANI' [FRiOM REED AND -MATIIESON 8 VISIT TO THE AIiMEICA CHUROHES,] ' ,r WITfrh regard to the state 'f :Religion; it swAislii decided opinion of all who were presenrt,` thia it w.i; |making pirogress in this and the neighbouring'cidup`.' ties ; and that, in somie places partii:ularly; grekai?n benfeficial,dchaiges had' been' effected. W itlih regaid to the question of State support of'religion,: there. wai; but. one expression of opinion, They- firmly anidr i equivocally stated their abhorrence of such a plan, :r of the State interfering, in- any way, with the selec.. tion or appointment of ministers. All they :~ioughf~i from the Government was protection; 'and fre'edo?i for all' denominations to exert:therimselvesin, :prom~i~ ing :religion according to: their: own :views. .:Th'e?, considered that awgrant: of money from Congress ?toa support, religious: teachers; if. it could by ,possibiliy',1 _be obtained, w'ould'ba aecurse instead of. a blessing;',...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 14 April 1836
Valuable Premises, in one of the. host eligible situations in sydney, compisn?np the House . in the Colonnade, 3ridge Street, now in the occupation of Messrs._ Spyers, Brothers By M1r. S. ryons, On Mounday, the, 18th inmstant,: on the Premises, at Eleven o'Clock precisely. - IN, conisequerice of -the' :nuinerous. applications I :which have been" nmade:for the purchase: of these' valuable Premises, Mr.' Lyons, has been instructed to submit them to public competition. : -Mr. :Lyonsseldom': has it in his ,power'to offer to: the notice of the inhabitants of Sydney a moi'e desira ble Propertyithan the!above mentioned-;. the situation for busirnessiss :unsurpa'se'd by any in :thie towni,:. and when the Theatre; Whai'f; and Exdhange. are com-; pleted (all of .which :no~doubt will lie': immediately commenced) in' this istreet:and its. vicinity, it. will be, unrivalled, and consequentlyla most secure investment -for capital, almost every inch of-land- in this neigh. bourhood being. in the: p...
Original and Select Poetry. THE DREAM. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 14 April 1836
4rtigittal antY Select Ijorttt' THE DREAM. ONE April morn at break of day, (I dreamt what I relate :)l i: Three loud and lusy :knocks were heard, At Pandemonium's gpte. A iraveller, all begrimed with dust, Had po'ted night'and day Down to the darksome nether world, Fromt our own Botany Bay. : An-id there he stood and kknock'd so louid Satan hinself might liear, :If.he had been at:home-but he ; : Was at the Theatre. And as the pdrter op'd the gate, ?Good 'lack ! John Thlomas W.!" Quoth he; "'so. early down again, " . What may .there be to trouble you ? Your berth's been ready-mionths ad more, S;, he under-turnkey swears:: You'll find it next to.Donahoe's, : -. S iiDown. ninety pair0 of stairs." Said Jobn'"iYou quite mistake the end I had'in posting down`;' I've got a job of work todo . 1 Aloft in sydney town i And;if a pair of imps would do't, S: For any. fair reward, ? I 'd clear their whole expenses up, And pay them like a lord. " There's a Scotch parson, 'pon my oath , He' 11ruin ...
Literature and Science. RIDING THE STANG. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 14 April 1836
ILtterattture altl ettitce. RIDING THE STANG. [WE copy the following article, which is some wvhat apropos at present, from Chambers' Edin 'burgh Journal, for September last. Our readers will recollect that we alluded some time since to the practice, formerly prevalent in Scotland, and still not entirely forgotten, of doing public justice on offenders against public decency, of either sex. The practice we allude 'to was popularly denomi nated Riding the Stang, and consisted in ele vating the husband who was ill to his wife, or the wife who was ill to her husband, either in person or in efligy, on a ladder or pole and parad ing him through the village ; giving him the benefit of a sound ducking in the largest horse-pond which the place afforded. Now supposing such a practice to be introduced into this colony, and the whole Artillery Corps to be mounted at once, we verily believe the procession would reachto. Para matta. What a' depopulation there would be.in those Concubine Rows, Cast...
WHOLESALE PRICES OF GOODS. APRIL 14, [COMPILED FOR THE COLONIST.] IMPORTS. SPIRITS, in bond. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 14 April 1836
. WHOLESALE PR.ICES OF GOODS. -APRIL 14, [COMPILEuD FOR THE COLONIST.] t ' . IMPOiTS. SI SPZR TS, in bond. 'r' '" " Bran?y 'PFirdt Quality, per gallon; -"' =0' , ! ' 6 "'0?, 0 ' Second ditto... ....'. .. '. 3' 1010?, .O. 70;?,'. , 9' Rui B.?e, proof ............. .:. .o o2. 4A;? jS,2 B, Rum, Strong, 30: O.P........ ......; 0? iS2. O 3 S Amtnerican, ditto ... ..... . 0,. 1: '0 li?lpor France,dlitto .. f...... 0 i, 0x i a Gl?,.untiniged ~.......-... ..,V13 3~9 Straw coloured i....... .: . :: ?;, 0.018..?'0:"", 2 10 Case,4 gallns ..0 .. . 0 0'0 .." "2. • .b t, WINES. I Port, best,- perp:-" " .40 0 0-00o er dozen.............. - 0 0 .'2. 2 , ..Good, per pipe, I....: .. :.= 30OO 0 (F 0 0 Sherry, best, per butt ..... 30 0 0 .0 0 '0 : . ,, , Per dozen ... . " ' 0: "i i 15'Ii 0-. eaderrffe per pipe. ...... .. . o 0 0..21 :5 o 0, a'"' co iPer dozen * . . *(lO 0 Cape, Company's best, 110 gallons.. * l TI0 0 .12 '0@: i Campgne, aparkling ... ....: ~' 0" '.'1 ' S ' asting k n ...:.... . . . ,,5...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 14 April 1836
PIe=NTING. A.TTHE COLONIST OFFICE, Printing of Seveyery description is executed with ne ess, economy,.punctuality, and dispatch. APPRENTZCE WANTED. I. ANTED. a respectable Boy as an Apprentice V :to . the Printing Business. in TiE COLONIST; Office. A premium will be required. HENRY BULL. rzrTY OUNDS R'EWA .D. '" FAVING purchased the . WILD CATTLE 1.CJlrunning at Long Reef, Parish of Narrabeen,' ard it having been represented to me that thesp Cattle ar t'requertly 'hot.at, and feloimously carrid' off--I hereby offer a Reward. of £.50 to any, ,perspn; g!ving information that- will lead' to the detection of apy 'perso.n so offending.. ' '' 1. , .. . OLLA. O'bIFERlRAL. Mount Ramsay, March 31, 1836. zM s. roipat .r. /OST respectfully informs her friends and~the .V. public in general,thatshe. lhas' just. received a.supply of the undermentioned. articles:direct from A, lrge. assortment of TuscA; D'tisi , nd Fancy, Bonnets ................ , Ladies'ý English made dress Caps: 4-4, 6-4 Black ...
Sydney General Trade List. REPORTS FROM THE 2ND ULTIMO TO THE 9TH INSTANT INCLUSIVE. IMPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 14 April 1836
REPORTS FROM TIIE 2ND ULTIMO TO THE 9TS1 INTANT INCLUSIVE.°: ::' ' ''' April 4- Active (schooner),.. 105 tons, Wishart, master, from New Zealand, J. McLaren agent; 40 tons flax, I ton,whalebone, 2 casks cocoa-nut oil, J. Mc'Laren. &nbsp; .: April!5.-Apprentice (schooner), 143 tons Caden head,, master,~ from the Mauritius, 'T. Steele, agent.; 2582:bags of sugar, 3' cases handkerchiefs, 6 wheel barrows, T. ' Steele.. April 5.-Bencoolen (ship), 416 tons, Croft, master, from London, via Hobart Town, Campbell, and Co. agents, 22 boxes glass, W.,Walker ain Co.; :17 casks glass, Betts 13rothers; 8 casks, 5 cases British goods, Willis, M'Intyre, and Co. ; 34 cases cherry'.brandy, 37 casks split peas, 120.casks cement, 12 eases British goods, J. B. Montefiore and Co.; -6 cases .types, 4 cases stationery, 1 case haberdashery, 1 case bonnets, .2 cases apparel, 4' boxes soap, 1 cask glue, 2 casks paint, ,Wesleyan' Mlission ; 20 casks rum, 5 casks brandy, 30.cases wine, 1 bale, 5 cases, ...
ADDRESS OF THE BARRISTERS TO THE CHIEF JUSTICE, AND REPLY, To the Honourable Francis Forbes, Chief Justice of New South Wales, &c. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 14 April 1836
AD ??ESS, O'.;I: ,oi , BARRSE-E 1S T'O ,THE, CHIEF JUSTICE, AND REPLY,., Tq the, Honourable ,Francis Forbes, ChiefeJu tice, of SNew South Wiles, '&c.' '?.. Si,.-On the occasion of your, approahi departure fo'r ingland, we are anxious to'convey to you the' s saur'ice' o our egret 'at your temporary' retirement fromItiheChief Justiceship of '"1ew -South Wales,' ani at the:sami e timeto' testify our seinse of:the, great '`:ai' ity, leariing, and impartiality,: whidh?:ha4.r e niarked? youi'judicial ,career.:, ' , s ,?: ? ';. ,,'j, The. highly ,importanit,!:complicated;.;apd 'arduous! heties9.',fithegcouqt, wh~ich you, have com;pletelyorga;g, zed; andhave, ,sini ,ppeidg d over, for a period :f, welvea yeatrsy U disci iearg94,witha laborious;:eal1, a" patient ssidgluity, and,,alsimple ,u nobtrusivel dignli: which have conciliated 1respect for t:he laws,' and in= pired a jist aid universal confidlence' in the purity. end efficiency of their administration: ' We rejoice'to learn thn...
FREIGHTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 21 April 1836
STo,&London-Wool;,ld. to J.1d. per lb.;' oil;,31. lOs. per:tun;: timber,.31.10s. per load, flax? 41 to 41 10s.'per ton.-. . ... ..... 10 To Liverpool-ditto, ditto: ~: ,,i i? :To Hobart Town.and, Launceston-11. 5si to Ial. 10s.4perton.. ;.. ..... k, To Swan. River--?11. lOs.,to 2l per ton;. .'h_!t 0 TbNew?!eala a nIand the'South Sea Islands 21. to .21. lOs.4-per.ton:.
SPIRITS AND TOBACCO. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 21 April 1836
SPIRITS AND TOBACCO. Stock on hand 9th instant,-B. P. rum, 229,669 gallons; brandy, 34,642 gallons; gin,.33,009 gal-. ions; other spirits, .18,665 gallons; tobacco,. 85,266: pounds. 0 Received, during . the week-B. P.. rum, 30,566 gallons; brandy, nil; gin, 2239 gallons; other spi-. rits, nil; tobacco, 3934 pounds. ? Delivered. .for home consumption -B. P. rum, 3355 gallons,; brandy, 598 gallons; gin, 391 gal-. lons;: other.spirits, 59,gallons ;. tobacco, 3987 pounds. Delivered. for, exporlation-B. P. ruin, 261 gal. lo0ns:; Ib?anady,, 79 gallons; gin, 18 gallons; other spirits, 99 gallons; tobacco 331 pounds. Stock on hrand, 16thlinstant.-B. P. rum, 256,609 gallons; brandy, 33,965 gallons; gin, 34,839 gal ilons; other'spirits 18,507 gallons;. tobacco 84,882 pounds. .,M
Sydney General Trade List. IMPORTS. REPORTS FROM THE 9TH TO THE 16TH INSTANT INCLUSIVE. NIL. EXPORTS. VESSELS CLEARED FROM THE 9TH TO THE 16TH INSTANT INCLUSIVE. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 21 April 1836
C> - ~ C; - IMPORTS. REPORTSr FRoM THE J9TH' -TO THE .l1jizz INSTANT, INCLU.'VE:' .. EXPORTS:.. `VESSELS CLEARED RO? TIIE?9TH'TO TH O16TH INSTANT INCLUSIVE. "William,. 490 tons, Thorne, master, foi Launces ton;;.143 grindstones,. 206 flagstones, 415 logs ce dar, ,6 casks beef, 396,cheeses, 5 casks black oil, 2 .asks sperm .oil, 10 kegs 3 cases hardware and iron mongery, 6. tarpaulins, 50 ash oars, cases gunpow der, 2 cases. yarnish, 16 kegs green paint, 5 casks ink, 20 casks ,ale, .1 bag.of bags, 2 cases cottons, 6 bags tobacco stems, and stores. ,Nimrod,:174 tons, Bennett, master, for Launces ton; 29 packageqs of furniture,. 254 logs cedar, 300 ileals; 344 stones, 16 grindstones, 38 casks beef. 20 casks pork, 11kegs tongues,. 40 boxes soap, 10 casks oranges, 1 dray,. 31orses, 2 cases glass and inedi cine, 2 cases, hats, 2 cases cottons, 2 bales bags, 6 cases 2 balescottons, haberdashery, &c., and stores. .-.Ullysses,: 185 tons, Crawfordl, master, for Soura baya; inlballa...
TIDE TABLE &c. FOR SYDNEY. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 21 April 1836
S' T , TIDE TAfR Id&c. FOR S YDNEY. D * .f-iih Water. ? ?,, , ,gye.of ?Days. totN. I EVEN Rises _ Il Seto. Moon. I~hursda)...21 .11, .45" 0 .; 0 6I 32: 5 28 0P"a Friday.... 22 0 .10 0 So 3 0 33 .5 ,273 7 Siatiiday ..,23 ' 1 0 1 33 0 ' 34`' '5 20. 8 Sunday .'..'-24 2 :'0 2 281 0?0;35;:5 :25 :',9, Monday ....25 2 59, 3 32 i"6 6;.3, 5 .24 10: Tuesday .. 20, 4 I ?? 4 30 6. 37. 5 23 .:11 WVednieday 27 5 15 5 43 6''38 5 .22 12'
TO THE EDITOR OF THE COLONIST. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 21 April 1836
TO THE EDITOR OF THE COLONIST. Sin,-In your animadversions on - the ;Rev. Mr. Ullathorne's doctrine, you have, as usual, in han dling-that Rev. Gentleman, first mis-stated him, and having thus quietly, put him out of sight, you proceed manfully to attack your own falBe state ments.§ 1st,' Mr. U. distinctly states, " the Jews had their water of expiation, an'd' the heathens- their liustral water," as they also had a lbelief in a deity, in the immortality of the sou6l, future rewards and punishments, &c. but abused these beliefs. 2ndly, That lthe use of Holy Water was one, of the most: ancient" Christian practices, which he proves,:not from the 'middle," but from the first, ages.' , : : - ; 3rdly, Though he speaks of the body of: Reli gion,, he gives that body an aiiimated !soul aiidd active will. . . '. Wishing you greater respect fdor sincerity, 'I am, briefly yours FAIR PLAY. SWe are quite, willing to allow; that certain of the superstitious practices of the Roman Catholic ...
Domestic Intelligence. THE STREETS OF SYDNEY. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 21 April 1836
THE STREETS OF, SYDI~EY. A ConnESPO.nDEN~T has directed our attention to the :lterations (for in this,stage of, the business it, would, be ?a;,begging- of the, quesiion *to call them; improvements) that, arel now taking, place, under the direction? of the Town :Surveyor, in the streets. of Sydney.r: Tihe object of: the Go vernment in these alteratios sis to reduce the streets operated upon as;, much as ,possible, to a level along th'eir .whole, course, or to make the acclivity, where there is a,considerable difference of level in. different: parts of. the same street, as gentle and easy as possible. .Now it ;must be evident to every candid person, that alterations'of this kind --especially.jn g commercial town like Sydriny, which, at somenfuture, atid thatp ondistai itday,will, in all likelihood, be the capital of, an empire bear upon the very face of them the characterof im provemnents;J and' it -is impossible to deny, it. . In fact, we consider the.improv.ements -that are now in p...
PRESBYTERY OF NEW SOUTH WALES. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 21 April 1836
PRESBYTERY OF iNEW SOUTH WALES-.' TuE quarterly meeting of this body was heldi in' thie Scots Church, Sydney, 'on the 7th 'intanit.? Besides the .usual routine buisiness the ''n?ly subject of any importance that occupied' the at-, tention of the members; on, the first day of mleeting, was a motion made by thef Rev. Di. Lang at the previous meeting in' January "last,? having for its object, the`"formation of. a society,? to supply the requisite. funds for ibringingi out. Presbyterian Ministers of the Church of Scot land for those districts in either.. colony 'iný. which such Ministers are, required, to assist in' maintaining these Ministers till their congrega. tions can do so without such, assistance, and to establish itineracies both in' New South Wales and Van Dieman's Land. The 'coiisideration of, the subject was postponed till the next meeting," in consequence of some communication "being expected from Government relative to an arrange ment for getting out additional, ministers'...
Shipping Intelligence. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 21 April 1836
. * .iippit-g JinteHlige lCe,: ARRIVALS. Arn1L 17. -Black Warriodr (ship),.Mungford ,from Boston -November :22, .Hobart Town .9th iiistant;: :Passengers=-Mr. anid IMrs. Deane and eight. chil 'dren, Rev' . John Kenny-?and Mr. Spyer. 17.'=fLady ol the Lake, (ship), Pearson,i from -Cliina"' February 4, tea?; '&c'. Passengers-Mrs. :Pearison and Mr. G. Thompson.:: 17. Alexander (ship), Ramsay, from Calcutta. February 23, wheat.: Passengers--Captain and Mrs. i:Smith, Mr. and Mrs. Middleton, J. H. Bisise, Esq., Lieutenant Revell, J. M. Joseph, Esq., T. A. Wilson, Esq., and T. Marshall. ' - 18.?--Elizabet h (schooner), Browne, from Laun ceston8?th instant,' wheat, &c. Passengers--Messrs. e1 b Webster, W. Radley,' T. Bolten: h and M. 0Johnston..I" : id 20 -Harlequin (schooner), from Newi Zealnd.:
AMENDE HONORABLE. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 21 April 1836
'AMENDE HONORABLE. WE ire exceedingly sorry at having adrittep ipto our last number a letter under the 'sigrgatr re o Look-out, throwing, as it seems, unmeie?;ed 'e flections on three young gentlemen, o?peof ? thln a inativ of the colony, and the other ,two ,fro the mother-country, all of most unexceptioblei and .exemplary character. The objectionable passage of e -li? 't?rwe alludei to is as follows: ??iseems that a number of, young men, with týle pgd-i? hair still on their chiins, :are .in the, habit of, frequeiting that part of the Theatrex'e liee ri. ir s all's hopeful emigrdes assemble in consilerable nuiiljersj and insult public decency b''the most liberal use of obscene and profane language, iadressed to `Mr. M.'s consignments. One 'of 'thies lads is the son of a clergyman, and who is appreiticed in the chambers of a respectable Sydney attorney;., Anotheir is the son of an eminent beef-curer, whose name is that of a celebrated grass, and who ,was lately in partnership with a ...