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THE LATE AFFAIR OF HONOUR. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Chronicle — 6 July 1844
THE LATE AFFAIR OF HONOUR. WE had not space in our last number to make any comment upon an affair which has obtained much publicity, between Alderman Macdermott, J. P., and the Hon. M.C. from Horbury Terrace, Mr. Lowe. The latter gentleman having in his place in the Legislative Council, used the name of the former in a way which lie deemed offensive and un-calledfor, he sent a friend, Dr. Macfarlane to request a peaceful ex. planation, which the hon. gentleman con temptuously refused; and giving for a reason, in addition to his privilege as an M. C. "that Mr. Macdermott was not his equal," q. d. "thathewasnogentleman;"the latter fired at this, sent Captain Moore of the 28th Regt. with Dr. Macfarlane to de mand an explanation, which Mr. Lowe again absolutely refused, and concluded by desiring the gentlemen to quit his cham bers; they refused to be " turned out," and he then turned himself out, by leaving the apartment. -He then had warrants issued, and they were apprehended and broug...
Supreme Criminal Court. MONDAY, JULY 1. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Chronicle — 6 July 1844
& rntca Qrit0t-al court. MOtDAY, JULY 1. The Court was opened ibis day, by Mr. Jusraics STSPIIEaf. George Tasker, for forgery. Guilty-three years imprisonment in Sydney Gaol. James Hamilton of Parramatta, for uttering base coin. Guilty-two years imprisonment in Sydney Gaol, the brat week in each month of the frst year Jo be in solitary. conflnement. William Henry; for murder, by maliciously stab. .bing and wounding on the 19th of May, one Joseph .Perry, and thereby causing his death. Guilty of msoslaughter-sentenced to be transported for life.
THURSDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Chronicle — 6 July 1844
THURSDAY. Henry Stroud was put to the bar on a charge of stealing a horse, the property of Gerard Anderson, of Wurridgee, near Jervis Bay, on the 3rd of April last, and found guilty of the offence. His Honor then sentenced him to be transported for ten years. Maria M'Kenny was found guilty of uttering a forged bank note purporting to be a Bank of New South Wales note, and sentenced to be transported for life, with the intimation that her sentence would. be mitigated if her character was found to be a good one. Margaret Size was acquitted of the charge of firing a musket at Joseph Williams, at Wollongong, on the 18th April last, with intent to do him some bodily harm. William Cooper was convicted of having stolen some property from the dwelling house of James Murphy, in Elizabeth-street, Sydney, in March last, and sentenced to be be transported for ten years.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Morning Chronicle — 6 July 1844
AGEN1TS FOE TILE OHRONIOLI3; Goulbuj,. Mr. Carney Leonceeaton, Mr. J.' W. Hsjl Broelee, !4r. B. M'Cauley. ilerriqma, Mr. 8. M'Mshon. Pattet Con, . Mr., J. OAS ullivan. Parranratla, Mr. P..CrnrdilL'.. Port Phiilip..Mr.3. Buhleo; :>. s ,Wollongong. Mr.,ThornsFowler Bathsurst, Mr. T. Jones ....^ HobartTown, Mr. John flgagon': +ta Maitland, Mr. Hawksley Campbehltowu,.-&a., .Mr. M'Alister A;l :Wind5or6:Mr. James Cassidy :,'v+ : *Penrltb,,Mr."Jamea M'Carlhyl .. 'r ý,rdr *Jerry's. Plains, Mr..J. J. Harpur,' +'+ hiungo as. Mr. Edward, Hughes Wohlo~mbl, Mrs,.Michael Byrnal I;*' .,r Published. lin Lhe United Ktingdom; by Mr. .Jones, 83, Pateruouter'row, London;, , Mr; W. J., Battersby, b,, EhIOx-brldges ,P~rLia. urent~stre~et, Du~blin., ."j t ,;+ ; ; e8ydney $, Printede,i Pad 'bl~sbod by,, )dJOH1AEL D AR0X Qt Drldgaatlreot, at ho Charanilel a~pU Dtgst.rne:
WEDNESDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Chronicle — 6 July 1844
' WEDNESDAY. David Bayne, who had pleaded guilty to a charge of forgery, on a previous day, was sentenced to be' transported for life, with an intimation'that it would be commuted to fourteen years. William Henry Eyles, late of Bateman's Bay, was placed at the bar, charged with 'having, on the 22nd of April 1841, commlited a rape on the person of Rosina Thomas, a child under ten years of age. The evidence, which was of so indelicate a seature that we cannot publish it, went to prove.the prisoner guilty of the assault upon the person of the child, but not of the capital offence. ' The jury found tho prisoner guilty of the assault; `end the Judge sentenced him to be imprisoned 'for three years,- in Parramatta-, Gaol, the first week in each month to be in 'solitary confinement. ' Thomaiau Birch, of Sydney, was charged with having forged and uttered 'a money order, puriportird to be a '£6 banknote of the Union Bank of ** tralia. Guilty-remanded for sentence. John Biown, late land survey...
IRISH STATE TRIALS. SPEECH OF MR. WHITESIDE. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Chronicle — 6 July 1844
IRISH STATE' TRIALS. SPEECH, OF MR. WZasrasZDa. Mr. Whiteside, Q.C.; rose to adlress the jury. lie said. -May it please your lordships, gentlemen of the juiry, in this case I appear before you as counsel for Charles Gavan Duffy.' proprietor of the newspaper called the Nation. The solemnity of this state piosecution weoisld be enough to bespeak your considerate attention. The principle involved in the issue, the all-pervading anxiety of the public, the' true nature `of the accuration itself, combine to naik out this as a question of no ordinary expectation. My anxiety is so to place before you the justice of my client's case, that truth may prevail, and the cause of ptublic freedom triumph.. I will not it the outset disguise from you that the result of this case is regarded by.me with trembling appreheqsion,.not from a vulgar terror of popular indignation, or' the force of popular fury, because the arm of goverement is powerful enough to crush and punish such excesses. My apprehensio...
Legislative Council. WEDNESDAY, JULY 9. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Chronicle — 6 July 1844
SljLtegI0IatUtle otiutctl. WEDNESDAY, JULY 8. - The council met at the usual hour. BREACH OF PRIVILEGE. Mr. Lowiai"asid, that ini compliance with the thirty eighthi rulei of council, which 'set forth that whereany question'of privilege arose, it should be birought immediately under the consideration of the council, and decided"upon before other ,butinemi were proceeded with, he begged to bring before the boiuse a'breach of the privilege of the house which had bien recently committed. The case to which be alliuled, aiose from an eairession ithat had fallen from thi in~ debate thattook place on a motion foracomminitiee to en wire into the church tem. poialitia acts, with a view to thefr repeal; He w ild state the circumstances of the case, and the grounds `pon which he considered the council oughtY to take `cognisance of the matter, and then leave jiaeicouncil to deal with them as they might think fit.' On/ the' evening of Friday last, Dr. M'Farlane called upon him and handed him a le...
Original Correspondence. GRATITUDE AND £1500 A YEAR! THE BISHOP and THE JUDGE. THE BISHOP. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Chronicle — 6 July 1844
@vtntuat Qore pOltItIece. -0 GRATITUDE AND £1500 A YEAR: ThiE BISHOP nod THE JUDGE. TUB BISHOP. TaR JUDOR. Ba the Bisthop) had always Ho felt deeply and paitttisly availed himaelft of Mr. Jestice his departurs from this p art Burton a advice and he taier. of tho world where ho had liknew 1dm, hut once, to have formed asaoclatiosaandaliead. advised him badly; that was ships he could but regret to on the occavion of his (the be severed from. He had Bishop's) raing to England, come to this colony nearly whena lie sold,"Yotsar goineog twelve years ago, a perfect to Englaed, shake oiltha dust steager, and the kiadness le of this aolany from your feet, had ever sance mit with, ren. for there is no trood to be done dered the separation trutly herea."-Fide Australianl, July pasatal; and although to the 9, 18184 perraornanee of his judicial duties ha had not sought the applause of men, still he enuld not but feel glad to receive the unequivocal marks of esteem with which he had been hoe nore...
BERRIMA. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Chronicle — 6 July 1844
BERRIMA. The spiritual exercises of, the JUBILEE com. sooncod here on last Sunday week. The Catholics of the district, to the distance of fifteen or twenty miles, attended with edifying punctuality during the ensuing week.. One hundred and ten persons received the holy communion, and several of that numer for the first time in their life. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; STONEQUARRY AND REDBANK &nbsp; 'The attendance of the faithful of these localities at the instructions and exercises of the Jubilee, after its close at Berrima, was equally numerous and edifying. One hundred, and twenty were admitted to partake of the Blessed Eucharist.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Morning Chronicle — 6 July 1844
ADVRRTISEMBNT. TESTIMONIAL TO 'BUNGARREE JACK. AT a Public Meeting, held in a back A rooni, up three pair of stairs, on Monday,'the lst instant, by a " select few of the admirers: and friends of Bungarree Jack, it was unanimounly. and entbusiastially resolved that that. distinguished chigf be requested to allow his fill length Portralt to be taken, in order that It may be exhibited on some conspicuous post, it the city of -Sydney ; and also, that a hathbe sent round among his friends for the purpose of collecting a suqicient sum of money, either copper money or silver, to purchase for, aqd present him with Punch's beautiful Essay on the Character of Justico Woodcock. The Secretary, who-has been supplied with a' seqond hand four-and-ninepenny hat for the purpose, will take an early opportunity of going round and waiting on the friends; of Bungarree Jack. W. W. B., Secretary. Flinders Alley, July lst, 1844. WILL 1AM C.OL`EMAN, 453, GEORGE STREET, , .0 EGS.to announce 'that he hlie rec...
FRIDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Chronicle — 6 July 1844
FRIDAY. His Honor Mr. Justice Stephen took his seat on the bench a little after eleven o'clock. William Holmes, labourer, late of Sydney, was placed at the bar on a charge of firing a pistol in Slay last at John Harrison, shopkeeper, at the Sorry Hills, with intent to kill. The circumstances of this case have been so lately before the public that it is unnecessary to give a detail of them now. Suffice it to say, that the crime with which the prisoner was charged, was so clearly brought home to him by John Harrison; the person fired at, and Jane Harrison, his wife, and John Pearce, Chief Constable, as to satisfy the jury of his guilt, who, ofter a short consultation, returned a verdict accord. ingly. The prisoner was sentenced to be transported for life. John Haggarty late of Port Macquarie, labourer, was placed at the bar on a charge of having wilfully murdered John Feeney, who had been stationed at Port Macquarie, by holding him' under the water until he died. The circumstances of ...
IRISH STATE TRIALS.—THE SYDNEY SYMPATHISERS. "THE OBSERVER." [Newspaper Article] — Morning Chronicle — 6 July 1844
IRISH STATE TRIALS.-THE SYDNEY SYM1PATIHISERS. "THE OBSERVER." WE saw, for we can hardly, say we read, with sentiments deeper if possible than dis gust, three or four columns in the Observer, of Thursday last, of matter which'we know not how to designate, without using lan guage such as we shrink from-it is not argument-it is not modesty-it is not decency-it is not truth, but something nearly antipodean to all these. The writer begins by saying, "his readers are aware of the decided Pro testalit principles with which this journal is identified." This may be very luminous to the writer, but the dark side is turned to us-to our grasp of thought it is all mystery. We do not know what " Pro testant principles" are, orwhether there are. such things at all, even thongh we spent many years amongst those who are so called, nay were of them ourselves : We have enquired into the thing diligently, but could never understand it: a protest is a solemn denial-a Protestant or pro tester, is one wh...
CATHOLIC MEETING IN SYDNEY. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Chronicle — 6 July 1844
CATHOLIC MEETING IN SYDNEY. Wn gave in the Chronicle of Wednesday, a report of the, proceedings of the meeting of the Catholics and liberal Protestants of Sydney, lheld at the City Theatre on Friday week, to mark their indignant sense of the insulting injustice done to the Ca tholic body in particular, by the convenient accident of the exclusion of 63 names from the panel, and of all Catholics from the jury, when the character and liberty of distinguished Catholics were at stake; as well as [the unprincipled and Uinconsti tutional invasion of the niouivs OF ALL, by, an attempt to corrupt the stream of justice, and pollute the integrity of that first-that dearest-that best-that noblest privilege of British subjects-THE TRIAL nY juna 1-that sacred right, without the possession of which, all other rights are only held at the will of a minister 1 for pollute the jury box-put into it a one eved jury-a pack of partisans,- and neither life, nor property, nor. character are safe freedom is ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Morning Chronicle — 6 July 1844
"The Morning Chronicle" Is published twice a week, on Wednesday and Saturday; and is extensively circulated throughoutNewo Soulk Wales, Van Diemen's Land,.,atlkh Australia, New Zealand, and Indiai and i ERglandS otland, arid Ireland.- The Quarters end on ike 31st March, 80th Juine, 30th September, and 31st December; at which periods oflly subscribers can decline receiving it; after paying the amount due.-Advertisers should nsark on' blach advertisement the number of insertions required; otherwise; they: are conitinued till countermaided. Orders to discontinue or alter advertisements must be seit in before six o'clock on the evenings of Tuesday and Friday; but newd advertisements are received till sis o'clock on the- eve ingbieforepublication.-Atl instructions miuist be glvenlri sbiting, and qll letters post paid. * NOTICE TO SUBSCRIBERSu th nceasing* exp ses B attending the publication of the ,-, Chronicle," which we ,ire ,g ed to discharge weekly in cash ; and: considerable a"rrear...
THE MORNING CHRONICLE. SATURDAY, JULY 6, 1844. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Chronicle — 6 July 1844
THI MORNING CHRONICLE. .SATURDAY, JULY 6, 1844; "sDo just and fear not.: . etall the ends thou ahn'st at be thy country's, Thy God's, and truth's." Shakapeare. DINNER TO JUDGE BURTON. 'ON Tuesday evening, the long-announced .dinner to that honourable and learned gen tleman was given atthe Royal Hotel. The greatest efforts had been exerted to .make it seem grand, numerous, .and im ,posing; but notwithstanding all these ef forts, only two hundred and four, by the Hflerald's account, could be brought to. lament the departure of Mr..Justiae Burton from the colony, or to express admiration ,of him as a tjudge: consequently, if the population of the colony -be 160,000, the number of. non-weepers-of those who held a contrary opinion, and contrary sentiments, must hzwo been 159,7961 So much for ithe public opinion of Sydney as to the judge's merits. So great were the fears of the dinner committee' of not having a numerous com fpany, that the most strenuous exertions weroe.used to, urge,,, t...
Original Poetry. THE FACTORY LYRE. TOUCH THE FIRST. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Chronicle — 6 July 1844
Dngtital (1rt0 5 . THE FAO HY LYRE. TOUCH TIhe FIOST. Dear Polly, oh may I I can scarcely write, The big-wigs have put me in such a great fight. Here's E-. t, and B---t, and T.- t,tise good soul, And old Mother t-n with her long rigmarole, Have cooked for on hat a prelty dish-up, And to serve it out righlir have sent for the Bishop. tOt Pollyl who'd think it! those P'apists no horrid, It ave all got a mark foroncust in the forrid The Devii's own brand-6, 6, and 6 They'r sme of perdition-a partio'Iar Ox.) Ilis Lordship he cams with togg'ry sq neat, And first with John B--thold a wee tite-,a.fte, Whilst W- r, and C--ie scraped a leg and took stand On each side; at their starn was the Beak stick In hand. ~Take heed,' ories the Bishop; my eyes what a splutter I It came like a shot amongst fogs In a gutter. light and left, up, below. In a wonder we stared: * We're mursiered and kilt," we vowed and declared Oh i what to" take he d" of? this caused all the pother, Some said it was this, so...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Morning Chronicle — 10 July 1844
IHEEP AND CATTLE ON SALE, In the] Estate of Gosihog, Browne, and Co. . 1639 bead of cattle 2011 sheep 12 horses and foals At the Broken River Station, 130 miles from Melbourne, on the Sydney Road. The run extends 20 miles along the river, and is capable of maintaining double the quantity of stock now depasturing. There is an excellent cottage on the statton, with dairy and other buildings, of recent erection ; a paddock of 500 acres, and very extensive stockyards, hluts, hurdles, drays, farming implements, and every convenience for carrying on a large estbltasnniet. 6,200 head of sheep (.ith about 1500 lambs) at Ingalba, on the ,1'Danahi RI;er, New England, capable of depasturing 10,000 sheep. 'lhere is everything necessary to a sheep s:ation on this run. 800 head or cattle at Woomba-alurrs, on the Peel, with station, on which are but and stock. yards. Also the right of a large station at Liverpool Plains. 2050 sheep at Nimitybelle, tlaneroo, with station and improvements. 8500 shee...
DEPARTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Chronicle — 10 July 1844
DEPARTURES, JULy 6.-For Madras, the ship Equestrin, Cronmarty, with, horses,.. &c. Passengers-Hon Judge Burton, lady, and, servant, Ir.+ Sydney Snith, Mr. Hicks, Mr. J. Alcock. surgo;a Messrs. Bartlctt, Forsey, Cox,-Good, Mather, O'Keefoe Bridges, Doyle,. Cowman, Battington, Barnes, Harriett, and Suzerstrang. 6.--For. the South Sea Islands, UI.M,S. N'orty Star, Sir Everard Home, commader, .6.-For t he Mauritius, the barque Regia, Morrison, with sundries, Passengers-Mr. F. . B. Johnson, and Mr. G. 1. Black. G.-For the Bay of Islands and Tahiti, tho schoner Harhlquin, Cooney, with sundries. Pase sengcrs-Mr. Williams, and Mr. Ainsworth. 6.-For. Adelaide, the brig Emma, Fox, with sundries. .-Pasuengers--Mr. and Mrs. Gee and child Messrs. Chapman, Austin, Joshua, Garland, Sutten, and Thompson.
Port Phillip Extracts. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Chronicle — 10 July 1844
Vert lDllip Extra rto; -0 CouNTRY BaN?Hsaa.-One of the evils resulting from our living under an absentee government, is, the want of courts of petty sessions in the interior In the middle district, at. least, in the nineteen counties forming the bounds of .location, there are 'courts of petty sessions'at every petty village, and in many cases where no village exists, but in the entire province of Port Phillip, there are at present no such courts existing, save at Melbourne, Geolong, and Portland, for the Grange establish. ment is broken up, and the William's Town court is illegal the settlers' and their servants can consequently obtain redress for their grievances at these coutrts, and to obtain it must in many cases travel a distance of from two to three hundred miles from their homes. Thii is in great measure tanta. mount to a denall of justice, foi the settler must often have to pay money claimed as wakes which is not justly due, because it would cost him a great deal more to com...
MEETING OF ST. PATRICK'S SOCIETY, AND THE SOCIETY FOR THE PROPOGATION OF THE FAITH. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Chronicle — 10 July 1844
Ari T1NG OF ST. 'ATRitCK'S SOI0011'TY, AND ITHE SOlCITY O"It TiE' PltOPl?' l'AT?1 OF "Or T"ILE Tue monthly meeting of the. above societies took place on.the evening of Sunday last, in'St. Patrick's Church, when the Very Rev, F. Munratv, V. 0., and the Reo,-J. M'ECaosia, were present. The: Vroan- Gnanuaa., on' taking the chair, said he hoped that. the. subscriptihns of thatr evening would be, better and more satisafatory than those of a few Sundays previous.. . Last. Sunday being? wet, there was no subscription; and the Sunday before that the subscriptions were very small.; He was up the.country, and. was surprised to see, by' hbe paper that, the subscriptions :amounted only to .£3 124. T'his,was small, and would go'buta short way in meeting the responsibilities he .was under for St. Patrick's'Church. . In the church, too, of a Sunday,, the collectioqsa were not what might- be expected. On this morning, although the church was very much crowded, theasum collected amounted only to £3 ...