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IMPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 20 March 1847
. ......IMPORTS., March [8.-.Sultana,' ship, • Captain .ILangford, from London : 5850 bricks, 100 tiles; Australian Gas-Light Company; 20 barrels tar, 20 boxes starch, 200' cases gin, 50 hogsheads beer, 1:cask 2 packages turnery,.1 bale cotton wick, 20 bales waste cotton, 8 mats spunyarn, 226 packages paints, Campbell and Co.; 39 packages' merchandise, Christopher Newton acid Co. ; 210 packages mer chandise, 25 hogsheads brandy; 10 puncheons rum, 10.casks merchandise, Thomas.Smith and Co..; 10 cases, I box, Grifliths, Fanning, and Co.; I .bale, Quartermastes.Macdonald, 99th Regiment;, 2 cases, James Macarthur; 85 casks bottled beer, 203 cases 20 hogsheads vinegar, J. Morris; 20 hogsheads beer, R. Towns; 51 packages merchandise, George Thorne ; 3 cases sundries, 11 packages merchandise, J. L. Montefiore and Co.; 32 hogslheads 25 barrels 10 puncheons rum, 20 barrels brandy, Lamb, Par bury, and,Co. ;.ll casks manufac:ures, Gilchrist & Alexander;.5 cases merchansdise, Dawson &am...
CATHOLIC DIRECTORY FOR MARCH, 1847. [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 20 March 1847
GATHOIO DIRECTORY FOR MAROR, 1847. ?J 8. I Of the Feria, cass. ble suffSa SS. et velatur Cru. cis Imag. SI S., Pasaion Suda slit class, semid. I2 M. St.'Denedict, Abbot (her), double '23 Tu. Of the Foela 2i W1 . Of the Feria. Grad. Poal. 25 Th. Annuuaiation or B. V. Mary. doub.; 2nd olasn 2I . I Dolours or it. V. Mary, doub. mass 27 8. Of the Feria 2- |. ralm Sunday, lst class, semid. Sht. Of the Feria d Tu. Of tbo Feria ,?8 IW . or the Feria :8t W. |Oftthe Feria
Shipping Intelligence. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 20 March 1847
Marchi 16.--Pilliam itle 'Fourit,:steamer, 52 tons. Captain Taggart, from thle Clarered`-River" Passengers--Mr., bMrs., and'Miss Manning, Mr. Walker, Mr. Connell, an4d eighteen: in th!e stferage. 18.--Lenset, brig.. 112 tons, Captain Reynolds; from Hongkong the 8th Januiry, and Anjcr Point the 24th January.: Passenger-Mr. Law. 18.-~t?ai'd of Ciashmere," schioner,; 177 tonis, Captain Moore, from Liverpool the 6th Septembe'r, and the Cape of Good Hope the 12th January. Passengers froii Liverpool -Mr. Thornby,.Mr. Brostor; from the Cape-Mr. Hunt. 1S.--Sultnna, bariue, 37t tons; Captain Lang ford, from London. having left the Downs the 28th November. Passengers--Mrs. Langford and child, Mrs. Giford, and Mr.: Johnson. • - • 18.--~ ount Wollaston, American barque, 382 tons,, Captain. Bowen, from the.Whaling Grounds. 18.-John JIesleiy,- missionary brig, 237 tons, Captain Buck, from Southampton the 19th Novem-. her. Passengers--Rev. Mr Harris, Mrs. Harris, two children, and servant, Rev. Mr...
GEORGE-STREET MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 20 March 1847
GEORGE-STREET MARKET. Plos-Twenty, at 3d. to 3ad. per lb. VEOETABLES-About thirty loads of vegetables have paid dues this week, for particulars see mar ket note. FLoun.-Sounod, good first quality flour, which some time back was purchased at high rates, has been this week ollbred for 121. a ton. TaA.-This article Is evidently on the decline, so much so that 1000 chests were sold yesterday at about 31. per chest. Scoaa.-This article is also on the wane, the large importations which have recently arrived, and others that are expected having brought It downs a trille. ' . BaANDY.=--To large anrrivals both of brandy and rum which yesterday came in have causedl a de cline in the price, which cannot for a few days to come be accurately stated; but there can be no doubt that there will be a rapid declhne.
British Extracts. [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 20 March 1847
3ritis Extrasct -a SINCULAR ADULTBRATION OF CHAMP.ANE.-A singular mode of increasing the intoxicating power" of Campagne has recently been discovered in Ger many. It appears that a wine-merchant of Rheims has for some yeas s past enjoyed the almost exclusive privilege of supplyingthe kitigdomof Wurtemburg with that wine, and that an extraordinary effect has been noticed to attend the drinking of i single glass thereof. After several analyses of to. wine had been made, the contents of sonme of the bottles were examined by Liebig, who ascertaiied by analysirig its gases, that it contained oate volume of carbonic acid gas, and two of the laughing gas or protoxide of nitrogen. The last named gas, the peculiar flilets produced by which on the animal economy, whenit has been respired, are well known, is prepared by the drcomposition of the nitrate of ammonia. If this salt be at all impure, and not unfrequently when' it is used absolutely pure, riitrous acid is evolvied in the first instan...
ENGLAND AND FRANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 20 March 1847
ENGLAND AND FRANCE. (From the Weekly Dispatch.) AMa. Entroa,-For many years we liave been led to trust in the actual imposs'bility of war between the enlightened nations.' M'uch of the security of peace depended upon this faith. The constant repe tition of the absurdity aird bat barism of an appeal to arms. the mingled contempt and horror with which warfare" was constantly treated, put the idea of bluodshed o'ut of men's calculations, and made the worst fearful of obloquy in reviving it. The spell of this noble public opinion is, in a great de gree, broken. No man in his senses has ever thought that the marriage of a French Prince with a Spanish Infanta - the outwitting, or absolute cheating, of Lord Palmerston by Louis Philippe could ever lead to direct hostilities. Nonsense enough has been talked by all parties as to rights and en gagements; and on the other side of the Channel, a spirit of rampant ru.i inism, determined to hold all it had got, has been offensive enouglh; but the ...
CAMPBELL-STREET MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 20 March 1847
CAMPBELTL-STREET MARKET. IAY-Eighty-five loads were sold at from 31. 15s, to 51. 10s. per ton. Sraaw-Ten loads, at 21. to 31. per ton. 1FODDoa-?Six loads were brought to market, which sold at from 5d. to 6d. per dozen. BebolNa-Four load sold at 3s. to 4s. 6d. per load. OATS None. B3AaLa?-None. WhEAT-Twenty loads, at 3s. Gd. to 4s. per bushel. MAzis-None.
Sydney Markets. [CORRECTED UP TO LAST EVENING.] FLOUR, WHEAT, &c. [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 20 March 1847
£ -couaEcrE .U p TO LAST ,EVii.i . - r FLOUR, I, WHEAT, & c. : . £s.d. £ s. d. Flour, fine, per,100lbs. ..0 0 0 to 0 13 ,0 Ditto,seconds, ditto .. ... 0 . 0...O l0 , 0. Ditto, ration, ditto .. .. 0 0 ,0 . 0 10, 0,, Bread, per 21b. loaf .. .. 0 0 3 .. 0 0 0 Biscuit, fine, per c?:t. ., 0 0 0 .O .;.019 0 Ditto, second, ditto .. .. O0 0 0 '.. 0 15 0 Hay, per ton - .. .. 3 10 0 .. 4 10.0.. Ditto, retail, per cwt.. .,0 3 0 .. ,0 :4 0 Wheat Straw, per ton .. 2 0 ,0 .. 3. 0, 0, Fodder, perdozen .. .. O 0 5 .. 0.0: 0. Bledding, per load . ... 0 3 0 ..0 4;.0 Wheat, Colonial, per bushel 0 3 6 .. 0 4 0 Barley, ditto, ditto .., .. '.0 0 .. '0 0 0 Ditto, Cape, ditto-.. ..0:0 0. ..0 0 0 Oats, per bushel, wholesale.. 0 0 . 0 .. 0 0 Ditto,.ditto, retail .. •..0 '0. 0 ..'0 0 0. Maize, ditto, wholesale. .. 0 0 0 .. 0 0 0 'Ditto, ditto, retail .. ..- 0 -0." 0 .. 0 0 0 'Bran, per bushel' .. .,' 0 10 ;.:0 '0 0 BUrrCHERS' MEAT. - Beef, carcass, per lb.:. .. 0 0 0'.. 0 0 1 .Ditto, per joint, ditto ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 20 March 1847
AGENTS FOR THE CHRONICLE GounuaN---MaR. CARNEY. BaaIuLA-Ma. B. M'MAIION. PATERSON-MR. J. O'SULLIVAN. PARRAMATTA -MaR. P. CADIF. . PORT PHIILLP. -Ma. J. BULLEN. . :! WOLLONQON---M'I. TaOMAS FOWLEraL. I:,, BATuST---MaR., T. JONES. QUBANEYAN-Ma. 3. J. _RItT .. MAITLAND-M-R. T. iAHONY. CAurnELL.TowN, &c.--Ma. M'ALItsTa WINDSOR-MR. JAMES CASSIDr. PENRITIl-MR. JAMES M'CARTIIU. JEsax's PLAINS-Ma. J. IIJ. HPb BUNGONIA-M?iad EDWARD Unill.. AD.ELAIDn-MS: JOHN NOWLANfl ?' . YASS-Ms,.' O: Rouna. :i GEELONG-Mr. Jot'MR HNz uaw CLAREnce TowN AND DuNoba ML TIERNEY. . Pubilished in the United Kiagdom, byU . Ma. JoNs3, 63, PA?ERNosrna-Row, LONDON. M. . . J.' BATTERa?i?r, 10, Ess~rinsaDdas,PtI' LIAMENT-STIRTET, il?DtflIN. Printed for thn Pr?prietbr by EDWARID JOQUIV INH.t LthY, of rIldern, iu the Coumty of Cuimbelalnd, sudl pb lihed by him at th? Chrolncle O imce, No. 1'1, ICiin.llSt East, Syducf, Newtt South Wale5s.-rSatutda, MIreb h, It 1.
EPHEMERAL POPULARITIES. [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 20 March 1847
EPHEMERAL POPULARITIES. (From the Spectator.) It is curious to reflect on the materials out of which a people makes, for the most part, its political leaders and regenerators. Without looking beyond our own country, let us cast our eyes back' upon the Wilkeses, Hunts, Burdetts, and the rest of them. Deified at the outset of their career, neglected when not vilified at its close, these men ire the same throughout. Placed in prominent positions by the pressure of circumstances, or their own craving for notoriety-possessed of a flashy power of pleas ing, without comprehensive views or an aim clearly understood by themselves-endowed with only those superficial talents which never ripen into mature fruits-their devotees. It s to the medium through which they are seen that thcy.owe their transitory distinction. The real public men of eminence are few. Of those in the regular or ollicial line of bu siness in this country, for the last century and a half, perhaps Walpole, thi younger Pitt, ...
THE PRESENT STATE OF THE MONEY MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 20 March 1847
THE 'PRESENT STATE OF TIHE -MONEY MARKET. (From the Alorning Chronicle.) To the casual observer, and to those who have been taught by our contemporaries during the last six months to look only to some such stringent interfer ence on the.part of. government as would arrest by bhcer force a-great majority of the railway .specula tions of the past year, as the only means of saving the country from a great financial convulsion, it must be a most -inexplicable.puzzle to find-at the close of a session which has sanctioned the construc -tionof railways nominally demanding one hundred and fifty millions of'the national capital to complete them--the directors of the Bank of.England actually reducing their rate of interest, and our city corres pondent reporting ",money more easy" than .it has -been known for a long time. It would, however, be a-very grrat error to take this act of the Bank directors, or :.the general abundance of money, with a.rising price of .public securities, as a conclusi...
REVIEW. Annals of the Virgin Saints. By a Priest of the Church of England. London: Joseph Masters. Cambridge: J. T. Walters. 1846. Small 8vo. pp. 416. [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 20 March 1847
REVIEIW. (Fromn the Beacon.) .Annals of the Virgin Saints. :By a Priest of the Churca of England. London: Joseph Masters. .Cambridge: J. T. Walters. 1840. Small 8vo. pp. 416.. ' 'Tliis is one of those -beautifilly, but painfully ,mysterious brochures, whereof so.many have up-. ipeared during the last:few years. -It is the .work of a 'mind-full of Catholic feeling, Catholic devotion, and 'Catholic revererentialness ; but by some strange and ,mysterious blinding influence still prevented from raking:that clear view of its grounds of faith and ,practice which alone can enable it.to realize its ,position, and shake off the -heavy bonds of schism. T'fe author is a-minister of ,the Establishment, and 'thel:pious feeling .and extensive reading which are .eiinced in the -volume before us mark .him as an. ,honour to that Establishment. His style is simple, .ernest, and:gentle eloquence, and his reflections on whatlhe is relating, or going to relate, are always so just and beautiful, and disc...
DEPARTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 20 March 1847
, . . EPARTURES.?'? ,-..i 7 :,. -March 16.-IJlarrisotn, American,ship, Captab Serman, for theWhale Fishery.. >.: o ' ?16.-Pleiades. Americhn barque,. Captain::Rus sell, for the WVhale Fishery.. 16.- EEweretta,.barque. Captain arley,. for London. Passengers-Mrs. Darley, 'r. and Mrs. Edce Manning, three children 'and twodservants; Mr. Henry -Manning, Captain: and Mrs. Westma cott, three children and scrvant.:Mrs.:Darling: and six childrenr, Dr. M'Evoy, and Mr. John.Thomas. ; 10-? !nar, steamer, Captain Allen for :Moreton Bay. Passengrs-Mrrs, Griflin, and two servants, Mr. and Mrs. Isaacs, and serivant, Mr` : Cozeri and servant, and fiftten in the ste rage. 17. Ermma, brig, Captain Osborne. for Auckland. Passengers -Captain Sotheby, R.N., Lieutenant. Lambert,, R.N., Mr. J. 'A. Smith;,' Mr. andl ;Mrs.; M'Cain, M'r. Gisborne, Messrs. Bradbury, Sincliiir, D. Kinnear; Vincent, P. Glairle; J; Codlihn,:'?fr. and,lMrs, Craig, and two.children.- ; ; : , 17.-Essington, brig, Captain Mills, f...
ST. PATRICK'S DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 20 March 1847
ST. PATRICK'S DAY. Wednesdaiy last being the anniversary, of tihe patron saint of Ireland was observed by the sons of the Emerald Isle as a holiday. The day was beauti fully fine, and at an early hour the members of the St. Patrick's Total Abstinence Society assembled at St.Patrick's Hall, Church Hill, from which place, ac companied by their splendid banners and their ex cellent hand they walked in procession through the principal streets of the city. At eleven o'clock solemn High Mass was cele brated in St. Patrick's Church by the Rev. J. C; Sumner,, and a panegyric upon St. Patrick was de livered by the Very Rev. Dr. Gregory, Vicar Gene ral. The splendid and commodious edifice was crowded to excess in every part-at the conclusion of the service a collection amounting to upwards of 201. was made towards the funds for the completion of the building. The panegyric pronounced by the Very Rev. the Vicar General was a most beautiful and eloquent discourse, and one which we are sure coul...
AMERICAN AFFAIRS. NEW YORK, OCT. 31. [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 20 March 1847
AMERICAN AFFAIRS. NEW YORK, OCTr. 31. Tihe public are at present the attentive audience of the drama which has just closed its fourth act in Mexico. The third act-lassitudeof popular interest. with which the mere march of thle army from Ca margo was looked upon-was as effectually roused as manager Polk could desire by tile brilliant successes at Monterey; and to the next drawing up of the curtain, and the hero's progress tllrough the fifth act to the denouement of a battle with Santa Anna, all eyes are now eagerly bent forward. It is curious bow the necessary variety of a drama, and the pro gressive tests put to the qualities of General Taylor, have been bodied forth to this real-lifeplay as artis tically as if contrived in the brain of a dramatist. Each trial of his skill has been in different mode of warfare. At Palo Alto the action was upon an open plain, where the cavalry of the enemy told to advant age, and where, by the formation of regiments into square fortifications of fles...
CITY COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 20 March 1847
CITY COUNCIL. A Meeting of the Council of the City of Sydney will be holden at the Town Hall on Monday next, the 22nd instant, at 3 o'clock in the afternoon. 1. To receive Reports from Committees. 2. To receive Memorials and Petitions. 3. To read Correspondence. 4. Notices of Motion. 1. By COUNCILLOR ROBEY- That In addition to the £6000, agreed to be esti mated and set apart for the repairs and improvements of the streets of the City, out of the ordinary Re venue, by Resolution Council dated 5th February last, a further sum of £4000 be appropriated for this purpose during the year 1847- which sum shall be borrowed by Debentures bearing Interest at the rate of Six Pounds per centum per annum, to be secured upon and redeemable out of the City Revenues. 2. By ALDERMAN MACDERMOTT That the City Surveyor be directed to employ permanently, a sufficient number of men under a working overseer to cleanse the streets of the City. 3. By ALDERMAN FISHER. "That so much of the Resolution of this C...
Original Poetry. ST. PATRICK'S DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 20 March 1847
Obrtainai ýloetrp. -o ST. PATRICK'S DAY. "Tis the day to Ireland dear, Erin's sons, your Saint revere! Let each manly brow be seen .Bound around with shamrock green. "Strike, oh ! strike the tuneful lyre, .Each glad heart with mirth inspire. WpVake, oh ! wake on joyous pipe Sounds that lull unseemly strife. -Hear a voice from Erin's shore *Waftthe stormy billows o'er- " It the green * Be ever seen "" Foremost, as it was of yore !" " Sons of Erin, rise, oh ! rise.: :Acclamations rend the skies ! 'Joyous shout in.gladsome mnirth, SII lofty heaven re-inswers earth I O'er the hills, and through 'the vrale, SLet festivity prevail. - Old and young, your voices raise ' S .Ireland's, patron Saint to praise.! SHear a voice from Erin's shore S.'Waft the stormy billows o'er " Let the green -"Be ever seen ", Foremost, as it was of yore ! tHear your nation's mighty fame Catch, oh ! catchlthe generous.flame: * Round your altars steadfast stand 'Small, but yetdevoted band. Yet obedient to the laws...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 20 March 1847
NOTICE. : ' I-IE Undorsigned have remeved to the premises in Pitt-street, nearly opposite the Union Bank, and lately occupied by Mr. James Simmons. ROWAND, MACNAB, AND CO. Sydney, March 18. 4222 ON SALE BY TilHE UNDER SIGNED Tin, plates, I C, T X, I X X Iron wire, from No. 4 to 18 Linseed oils English turpentine Bluestone anti copperas . Barrels Itoman cement, &c. THOMAS WOOLLEY, G(eorge andt King-strnts. Marlh 18, ' 210O NOTICE TO THE. PU BLIC. T?HIiE, Undersigned,;sole Wholesale Agent SIL fortlese Colonuies for., IIOLLOWAY'S PILLS. AND ,OINT - MENT; begs to inform the public that, in consequenceof the -immense., demand..which .has existed for. these Medicines during the 'last four months-a demands" exceeding all 'which 'the' most s hsguine could have anticipated- his stock;- notwithstanding the very considerable quantity placed, in, his, hands, is just now exhausted to such a degree that lie can execute no more wholesale orders, having only 'a few boxes and pots of the lar...