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Government Gazette. IMPOUNDED. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 10 April 1840
IMPOUNDED. At West Miaitland-One white poley cow and calf, brindle head and neck, blind near eye, branded WF on rump off side, 422 on thigh off side; one red and white cow, branded W in a circle rump near side, W apparently shoulder off side; one brown working bullock, branded g on ribs near side, MI on on ribs off side, scab on the rump off side ; one red and white spotted bullock, anchor brand on the rump off side, scab on the rump near side; one light red poley steer, branded J H on rump off side ; one brindle steer, branded IHPI on rump offside; one brindle snail horn working bullock, white spot on each shoulder, and lower part of the tail white, branded I or JB on shoulder off side; one red heifer, white back and belly, branded H on rump near side, JC on rump off side; one dark red heifer, branded IB L on ribs off side ; one red bull stag. white streak on the back and under the belly, lower part of hind legs white, bit out of the ear near side, scar on the rump near side, brand...
To Advertisers. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 10 April 1840
o SIibc1rtifecra. -o While the success of the CunntNcL-. was uncertain twe made it a principle to adopt none of the usual methods of procuring a circulation, determined as uwe were to let it stand or fall by its own merits. But, now that the voice of the public has raised it to a circulation abore nearly all its contemporaries, we think we owe it to the enterprising gentlemen who have furnished uts with the metals of working out the principles for the develnpement of which this paper was established, and to whom a vast portion of the colonists owe an eternal debt of gratitude-we owe it to them, although profit is stone of their objects, to inform the agricultural and commercial portion of our fellow-citizens that as a medium for giving the greatest publicity to their advertisements the AUSTrnALASIAN CIIRONICLR is second to none, and is vastly superior to most of the journals in this part of" the world. This is a fact that is not suficiently known, and is carefully suppressed by some...
PUBLIC SALES. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 10 April 1840
PUBLIC SALES. Mr. S. Lyons. sold on Tuesday, a mixed herd of cattle, the rights oftlihe station of t'allangatta on the River Hunter, with all the improvements and pro perty thereon, comprising twenty-five working bul locks, five stock horses, a quantity of wheat, hay, implements, stores, &c., to James Wilson, Esq., for £4600. A house with five acres of land at West Mlaitland, known as Campbell's House, to Jacob Hlinchcliffe, Esq., for £1700. One half-acre allotment in Clarence T''own, to Captain Russell, for £101. Two half.acre allotments at Raymond Terrace, to A. B. Smith, Esq., for £108. 'Iwo alf-.acro allot. moents at Raymond Terrace, to J. Goodwin, Esq., for £102. Eighty-six acres in the Field of Mars, Parramatta, £325. Fifty-two shares in the Sydney Bank, 34s. premium, £192 8s: Forty shares in the Sydney Bank, 33s.' premium, £146. Twenty shares Union Bank, £20 paid up, £500. 'ihe total amount of the sale was £7774 8s. The Australian Auction Company held a sale of genera...
HOBART TOWN'SHIP NEWS. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 10 April 1840
HOBART TOWN'SIIP NEWS. ARRIVALS. M~idlc 18.-From' Oalcutta, January' 10, tho barque Eudora, captain Addison. ' 15.-From Lombuck, January '8 the barique. JMundane, 300 tons, captain Muirdock.. 15.-From London, October 23, 1839,, the barque West Indian, '327 tons,. captain, M'Arthur. Pa..onSgor-Mr. and Mrs 8?teflltz, Miss' Steiglitzl Mr. and Mrs. Windsor, 5 childre'n iid, brvant, Messrs. Jones, Hlggin? Chotty, StovEns.
VESSELS LAID ON, But time of sailing not yet fixed. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 10 April 1840
VESSELS LAID ON, But time of sailing not yet fixed. Britannia, barque, for Liverpool, Aspinall & Co. agents. Canada, barque, for Liverpool, R. Dawson, agent. Eweretta, ship, for London, W. C. Botts, agent. Strathisla, barque, for South Australia, V. & E. - Solomon, agents. Lord William Bentinck, ship, for London, P. W. Flower, agent. Portland, ship, for London, Gilchrist & Alexander, agents. Samuel Winter, barque, for London, Willis, San deman & Co., agents. James Holmes, ship, for London, A. B. Smith & Co., agents. Trident, barque, for London, Willis, Sandeman & Co., agents. Waverly, barque, for London, A. B. Spark, agent.
Sydney Price Current. APRIL 9, 1840. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 10 April 1840
pgbmttep Jtice ttvvetEttt . APRIL 9, 1810. Little or nothing is doing in tea, but sugar, although it still remains at the same figure as at our last publication, is uudoubtedly on the do. clining scale, Malt liquor is still but little in de. mend. 'Tea, hyson skin, per chest, £8 to £9; hyson, per 10 catty box, £2 5s. to £3; gunpowder, per 10 catty box £2 los. to £2 15s. -sngar, Mauritius, fine, per ton, £26 to £28; ditto, brown, £22 to £24. Manilla, per ton, £20 to £24; loaf, per lb. 7d. to 71d. 1ico, per bag, 15s. to' 25s. Oil, sperm per tun £80 to £82, black, per tun, £18. Soap, per cwt., £2 5s to £2 15s. Salt, per ton, £5 ts to .7 £ s. Ale, Iunbar's, per doz., 14s.; Taylor's, per hhd., £G 10s. ; Porter, Taylor's, per hhd., £0 2s. to £6 5s. Spirits in bond, per gallon, Rumn, Gs. to 7s. Gd.; Brandy, 8s. Gd. to9s. Gd.; Gin, 2s. 8d. to 4,s.Gd . Wines per pipe, Sherry, £10 to £241 ; Port, £28; Cape, £12 ; Champagne, 1per doz., £2 8s. to £3 10s.; Claret, per dozen, 1Bi. to £1 IOs.
Sydney Market. APRIL 9, 1840. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 10 April 1840
ArAPti' 9, 1840.' The prices of flour, and wheat are still upon the increase. Maize has as yet made no considerable advance in price, but is expected daily to rise. Upwards of fifty bushels of wheat were sold at the Corn Market on Wednesday last, at i8s. 6d. per bushel. There is at preseut little or no Irish butter in the market.. F,.ouR.-Fine, 43s,. to 45s.;- seconds, 38s. to 40s.; ration, 38s. to 35s. , Bread, 10d. per 21b. loaf. Wheat, colonial, 17s. Gd. to 18s. 6d, per, bushel. Bran, per bushel, Is. 6d. to 2s. Malize, per biushel 9s. to 10s. ad. Barley, per ditto, as. to us. : Oats. per bushel, 8s. to 9s. FauIT--Peaches, 4d. to Is. per dozen; apples, 2s. Gd. to as. per dozen; grapes, Is. Gd. per lb.; pears, 2s to 5s. per dozen; oranges, Is. to 3s. per dozen. VsoEGrALss.-Onions, 2jd. to 4d. per lb.; cabbages 2d. to.Dd. oach; carrots and.turoips, 4d, per bunch; potatoeb, 16s. to £1 per cwti PouLTnY.-Gpese, 8s. to los. each; 'duclks, as. to Os. per pair;fowls, 3s. to as. per :ditto...
Shipping Intelligence. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 10 April 1840
'rynpptitg tflttelllgec e. -o ARRIVALS. APnas. 9.--From Now Zealand, having left the 23rd ultimo, the brig Guide, captain Still, with whaling gear. Passengers-Mr. Goode and Mr. Cape. 9.-From Chatham Island, having left the 26th ultimo, the brig Speculator, captain Mattinson, with pork and potatoes. 9.-From Norfolk Island, the barque Augusta Jessie, captain Sparkes. Passengers--Major Ryan, Lieutenant Stapleton. of the 50th regiment, Dr. Gammie, of the 80th regiment, and 36 rank and file of the 50th regiment. 9.-From Launceston, having left the 31st ultimo, the schooner Munford, captain Cleave laud. DEPARTURES. Arn.IL 7.-For New Zealand, the barque Justine, captain Lucas, with sundries. Passengers-Mr. and MIrs. Thorpe and seven children, Dr. Martin, Messrs. Palmer, Williams, Shelly, Wymen, Mul lins, Barker, Boyer, Peek, Cabear, Clavelere, Ilogarth, Keock, and twenty.one in the steerage. 8.-For New Zealand, the schooner Susannah Ann, captain Anderson. 8.-For Calcutta, the ship Bengal, ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 10 April 1840
WANTED, FOR A FAMILY HOTEL IN TIIHE COUNTRY, A MAN as COOK, who thoroughly understands his business. Wages not an ob ject. Apply to IH. FISHER & CO. Sussex Distillery. March 26, 1840. 1386 WANTED IMMEDIATELY, BY THE UNDERSIGNED, S IX WHEELWRIGHTS and Two BLACKSMITHS. Liberal wages will be given, and constant employment ensured to good and sober mechanics. SAMUEL BAYLIS, Wheelwright and Blacksmith. George-street South, Sydney, March 26, 1840. 0 1384 COWPASTURE STORES. T HE Undersigned, having taken the stores and business situated on the Cow pasture road, lately carried on by Mr. Petingale, beg to inform the settlers and other inhabitants of the neighbourhood, it is their intention to keep an ex tensive and well-assorted stock in the Drapery, Slop, and Grocery line, and to offer the same for sale at such reasonable prices as they trust will prepossess their neighbours and the settlers of the surrounding districts in their favor, and render unnecessary in a great degree the tr...
Miscellanea. A CONTRAST BY LORD LISTOWEL. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 10 April 1840
J?ticdfautca. A CONTRAST BY LORD LISTOWEL. InELAND IN Tony TsMlME.-I call to mind the year 1822, when my house was fortified in an un usual manner, panels of wood being lined with iron to make them slug-proof, and the light of heaven shut out from the principal apartments by perma nent barricades. Then was the time when, as it were to compensate for this darkness by day, we were illuminated by night by the torch of the iucen diary; when every night brought with it a pano ramic view of property in flames-when soldiers were quartered in the houses of the gentry for their pro tection, and when the same gentry took arms and ball-cartridge with them when they retired to rest, as regularly as they took their chamber-lights. InELAND AT PRESENT.-T-he very same localities in which those disastrous events occurred have been remarkable of late years for perfect tranquillity as well as rarity of crime. During this period the doors and windows of our houses might have been at any time left unclo...
Port Phillip. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 10 April 1840
-o Our Port Phillip papers reach to the 21st ult. The following are extracts : On Sunday morning the first military funeral which Melbourne has witnessed took its way along Queen-street, up the ascent which leads to the ge neral burying ground. It was the corpse of the unfortunate soldier, who with his wife was drowned under some unaccountable circumstances in the stream of the Yarra Yarra. The body of the female was iirst discovered in a manner which led to some whispered suspicions of a foul deed ; the absence of the husband directed all minds to the imagined cul prit; in a few days, however, sorrow usurped the place of anger, for he too was discovered under ap pearances which plainly evinced that he must have shared the same fate with his wife, whether by sui cide, or accident, or otherwise, remains yet a mys tery not unattended with painful reflectson.-Port Phillip Gazette. On Mond..y night the sons of St. Patrick ushered in the dawri of that auspicious day, which centuries have...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 10 April 1840
Ibo0tract of gale t b auctiott, Which wtill take place between this and our next Publication. THIS DAY. Mr. S. Lyons.-At his mart, corner of George-street and Charlotte-place, at 11 precisely, cutlery, looking-glasses, saddlery, harness, vinegar, iron, &c. &c. ; at 12 o'clock, 3,300 barrels of black oil, and several tons whalebone. The Auction Company.-At the stores of Messrs. Walker & Co., at 11 o'clock, sundry ship stores (ex Earl Grey and Bengal) consisting of provi sions, wine, porter, vinegar, bedding, &c. The Sheriff.-At the London Tavern, Farms on the banks of the Nepean and Kurryjonr. TO- MORROW. The Auction Company.-At their mart, in George street, at 11 o'clock, provisions, groceres, porter, ale, &c. ; after which,'a great variety of superfine London-made clothing; at 12," a small flock of sheep, consisting ,of, rams, ewes, wethers, and lambs, the station and hurdles giveni in. Mr. S. Ly,,ns.-At his mart, corner of Charlotte place, a...
Van Diemen's Land. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 10 April 1840
Vant miettett'o L?,nttg. -o We have received Hobart Town papers to the 18th ult., from which' we make a few extracts. (From Murray's Review, 17th March.) The quarterly return of the revenue and expendi ture to the 31st December is published. The chief items of the former are :-Customs, £21.152 (being an increase, in consequence of the distillation pro hibition, of about £10,000 a-year, and yet the " compensation" promised to the distillers was ten dered them in the shape of an " issue bill ;") Post. office, £2,191, being now what is admitted to be the worst-of-all-possible-policy taxation; laws fees, &c., tax upon obtaining justice, £3,154. Total revenue, ordinary, extraordinary, and land, for the quarter, £35,260. The expenditure :-Police, £6,407; stores, £1,685; law, £4,207 ; eoclesiastical, £5,363; (the law and the church equal to the whole expen diture of the most populous of any of the United States). Total expenditure, £31,975. The following are the prices at which the...
Quarter Sessions. MONDAY, APRIL 6. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 10 April 1840
QUARTER SESSIONS. &nbsp; -e Monday, April 6. John Alexander pleaded guilty to an indictment for assaultingone James Churley, and was sentenced to pay a fine of £5 to the Queen, or be imprisoned for two months in the Sydney goal. Eliza Moore was placed at the bar, charged with stealing a veil, the property of Mrs. Jones, of Prin ces-street, and some aiticles of wearing apparel, he longing to a female prisonerof the Crown, named Cnaterlne CGlen. The property found in the posses sion of the prisoner having been positively sworn to by the witnesses for the prosecution, she was found guilty and sentenced to three months' imprisonment In the house of correction. Peter Lee and Henry Vaughan were indicted for stealing a watch, the property of John Barnet, mas ter of the Julia schooner. It appeared that the pr;soner Lee was " Officers and Crew" of the said schooner, and the prisoner Vaughan had been for some time employed on board taking in and discharg cargo. The prosecutor stated t...
News and Rumours of the Day. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 10 April 1840
Nasb and rumours of the day. &nbsp; &nbsp; The Rover's Bride cost the creditors-of J. T. Wilson £120 a month for charter only.:--An im- pudent attempt at robbery was made by a convict belonging, to Cadman's boat's crew, at a sale held by Mr. Lyons on Monday last. The thief was im- mediately handed over to the custody of the police. - Captain Hobson was lying in a very precarious state of health when the Eleanor sailed from, the Bay of Islands, on the 26th ultimo.-Mr. and Mrs. Bushelle; are preparing for a grand Concert, which will be given at the Victoria Theatre shortly after St. George's Day.-A Caledonian.Benefit Society has been formed at the Land o' Cakes, in Clarence-street, in which,although its members will be principally Scotsmen,all persons are admissible. - A. military robber was captured at Newcastle by a Mrs. Davies who behaved with great prompti- tude and courage upon the occasion. - The Bank of New South Wales was closed on W-ednesday last, for the purp...
Original Poetry. ON THE DEATH OF A SISTER. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 10 April 1840
-ri(itntl ,OEt -. -o ON TIHE DEATH OF A SISTER. She is gone to dwell in a happier clime, Her bark is at length on a brighter shore, And her soul looks back on the regions of time, But ne'er will return to their darkness more. Shie thinks on her life-those brief young hours That sorrow had dimmed and bittered below And she glances down from her blissful bowers A pitying smile upon earthly woe. She has left the hearts that have loved her here, And shared the few joys of her earthly bloom; She has left those hearts on this comfortless sphere, Still lingering on in a life of gloom. 13ut soon will that life of sadness end, its pleasures and tears together shall cease, And the angel of light from the grave will send Our spirits to her's, in the isles of peace. Farewell, dear angel ! Thy slumbers are light; Thy place of repose is on clouds of bliss, In a land of summer-how glorious and bright Compared to a planet of death like this ! Oh, leave us not here, on these dark, dark plains, Where...
Police Court. FREE SIDE.—MONDAY, APRIL 6. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 10 April 1840
3W1ite @Tottt't. -_ FREE SIDE.--MoNDoAY, APnrIL 6. Margaret Mullins was brought up, charged by inspector Ryan with being drunk and disorderly in the street. It appeared that Margaret was availing herself of the privilege said to be held by her sex in leap-year, of makinglove to the males, and proposed herself to Mr. Ryan as a "careless wye." Tie inspector, being already provided with the proposed substantive, without being burdened by the adjective, politely declined her suit, but out of charity furnished her. wath, lodging' for the night. She being well known as " careless," was sentenced to one month in the gaol. Patrick Flannigan was found by Inspector Molloy, late on Saturday night, with his hands in the pockets of a man named Golding, who was lying drunk at the corner of King and Clarence streets. When taken, the prisoner stated that the drunken man was his mate, but could not tell his name. Golding said that he considered the money was as safe in prisoner's hands as his own. H...