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EXERCISE OF JUDICIAL DISCRETION. [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 24 March 1847
EXERCISE OF JUDICIAL DISCRE TION. IT is utterly impossible to divert .public attention from the gross difference -in the sentences passed upon different individuals, -convicted of offences of precisely the same character. Nor is" it a less impracticable task to reconcile these differences, with a sound discretion, and an impartial exercise of that attribute of mercy, which gives a si -militude to the dispensation of earthly and •heavenly justice. One person, for instance, free from the ordinary temptations to dishonesty-having .nothing- to urge in extenuation of his -crime--but onalthe contrary, his guilt being heinously aggravated by ingratitude, es capes with a short period of:imprisonment:; whilst another culprit, of less respedtablc! connexions, having no friends to give him a character for humanity, after having been guilty of an act of the grossest brutality, nor for general honesty, though he might have passed his life without yielding to the most powerful temptations to frau...
V[?]s. [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 24 March 1847
. 1aat'ttc0. . -0 A VESTRY MEETINO INTERLUDE.-THE DANGER or CIIUCKING UNDER THE CHIN A VESTRYMIAN'S SERVANT ·.MpAI.- At a vestry meeting held on Tuesday in St. Pancras vestry-hall, Gordon-square, the following interlude was performed between the solemn acts of discussing what was to be done with the Poor Law Commissioners' Report, touching the management of. the parish ivorkhouse, and the conduct of the officials. A candidate having been chosen agent of inquiry for the parish, from a list of unsuccessful candidates, and (amongst whom was a Mr. Pike), Mr. Douglas rose, and moved that Mr. Pike be called in before the vestry, to give him an opportunity of explaining away a report that had been circulated, viz., that he had taken, during Isis canvass, indecent liberties with a vestryman's ser vant-maid. The motion being seconded, a debate, pro and con, took place, of a far more farsical description than we ever witnessed on the mimic stage. During the discussion, however, the indecent l...
FRANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 24 March 1847
.FRANCE. CFromithe:Morning Chronicle, Nov. 21.) We have recqived the' Paris papers of Thursday by-our ordinary express. 'The -Journal deazDebats announces - that-on the previous day- the "charge d'af'aires of Austria for. mally communicated to'M., Guizot the-determination -of the three protecting Powers- to abolish the inde pendence of the republic of Cracow;-and- to incor porate the-territory in the Austrian-dominions. -Tlhe Debate says that on the previous day the Prussian Ambassador at Paris inade a similar communication " officially" :tothe English Ambassador, which must be a mistake, as the official announcement of such an event could only be made by the Prussian -Am bassador in London -to the .Minister of Foreign Affairs . Any.,communiation., therefore, .made by the-Prussian A?tbassador. in 'Paris to Lord Nor manby must'have been merely-of a private nature. and in that light only can it be considered. ,The Debats.and other organs of the French-Go vernment affect toassume a ton...
NATIONAL RESOURCES—UNNATIONAL GOVERNMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 24 March 1847
"NATIONAL RESOURCES -- UNNATIONAL : OV ERNMENT. S(Prom the Natton.) If there had been a Government in this island for the last forty-six years, such .a desolation as the present could-not have come,upon:us. There is not ,between the Poles any other civillised country ex ,posed to the sllghtest danger of such a famine. In the heart of Ndrth America, indeed, at the -roots of the Rocky Mountains, there are certain ,tribes of-RedIndians, not knowing their own names, -or the name-of a God, who are said to pine away silently, tribe after tribe,.as the buffaloes grow scarce ;upon their arid pastures. They aretheonly luman ?beinga we read of who fare as it as the Irish are like ,to do this year. We wish every tlrishman-to ponder on that -fact, .every Irishwoman to teach it to her children. Yet Ireland is not by any means-like the tracts ,where these 'Red Indians starve. GIreland is-not a sandy..and-shlangly desert producing nothing but coarse: thin grass, ranged over by- a few herds of -stu...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 24 March 1847
FRENCH, GERMAN, AND ITALIAN PORCELAIN. SM ALL assortment of the above, vases, nursery lamps, fruit, bread, cake, and card baskets. The above are quite of a new style of goods in this market, and are on sale at ST. WOOLLEY'S, 4226 Show Rooms, 430' George-street. TAYLORt'S PA'TINT FAT LAMPS, FOR BURNING TALLOW IN PLACE OF OIL? ' IIIS newly-invented Lamp is admirably adapted for tihe ush and Country Gentle men, as it will burn waste grease,,'tallow, or fat of aiy description, and saves the inconvenience and expense of sending oil into the interior. An' early inspection is invited, as' many' are already bespoken, and the oppostunity of so great a' saving in domestic economy is not to be met with at all times. On Sale at.. T. WOOLLEY'S, 4227 ' 430, George-street.. JUST RECEIVED AND OPENED," ! IAMES 'DIXON AND SON'S 'best JF :Britannia Metal Ware and covered Jugs, all of the newest pattern and most modern designs, consisting of Br, itannia metal tea and enffee sets, with covered cream ewe...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 24 March 1847
? ?Ie..gdney Chronicle' is pitblished twice a uweek, oox;Wednesday ad Saturday; and is extensiveiy circulated throughout New Souhl Wales, Pan Diemen's Land,--Soug?/ Australia; New Zealand.:aed India. ; and in England, Scotland, and Ireland.- The Quarters end on The 3 at "Alai;7~".I 30= 46 June, 301th September, and 31st December; at whichperiods onlyj subscribers can decline receiving it, after paying the amount due..-Advertisers should mark on each advertisement the number of insertions required; olherwise they are continued til countermanded. Orderso-. dscntne or alter advertisements must be sent in before sa o'clock on the evenings, of Tuesday and Friday ; but new advertisements are received six clock on the evening beore publicatiqn.-All instructions mst be given in writing, and all letters postpaid NOT:ICE. TrHE SUBSCRIBERS to this Paper; Sand the Public in general,:areirespect fully informed, that:the following rules will inftiture be strictly adhered.to: 'IN SYDNEY-'rhe Subsc...
Ecclesiastical Intelligence. [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 24 March 1847
~icclcrsiatiral Intnl.lgntre: O-o- DEATH OF THE RIoir REV. DR. CROTTY, Bi SHOP OF CLOYNE AND Ross.-It is our melancholy duty to announce to our readers the death of one of the venerated prelates of Ireland-the Right Rev. Dr. Crotty, Bishop of Cloyne and Ross-a prelate distinguished for his piety and'unostentatious cha rity no less than for his ardent devotion to the cause of religion. The Right Rev. Dr. Crotty filled the episcopal office for thirteen years, having been con secrated on the 11th of June, 1833. Though ad vanced in years, the lamented prelate never allowed considerations of personal ease to detain him from the eflicient discharge of -his high duties. So late as last month, a sense of growing feebleness in duced him to call on the clergy of his diocese to elect for him a coadjutor; and though, we believe, his years might have well excused his absence, he was present at the memorable meeting of the Irish prelates in June, 1845, when the following resolution was adopted Th...
CONDITION OF IRELAND.—WHAT IS GOVERNMENT DOING? [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 24 March 1847
CONDITION OF IRELAND.-WHPIAT IS GOVERNMENT DOING P (From the Sun, Oct. 19.) Unless some'gigantic, systematic, and immediate ?xertiofi be made' for the physical and social salva tion of Ireland, the peasantry will not merely die away from sheer famine, they will not merely as semble in lawless and tumultuous armies, to the destruction of public tranquillity and the subversion of the benignant influences of civilisation, but in all humah likelihood our sister island will again be desolated by. those ruthless and bloody deeds of as sassination for the prevention of which the so called Coercion Bill was introduced last session into the Houses of-Parliament. We are not evoking any hypothetical error for the purpose of expediting the movements of those delegated officials to whom the destitute Irish are now looking for relief and employment. The dread *of the revival of these heinous and detestable crimes does not originate in the despondency of a diseased imagination. We would to God tha...
City Council. MONDAY, MARCH 22. [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 24 March 1847
CITY COUNCIL -o MONDAY,MARCH 22. Present : he Right Worshipful the Mayor.; Al dermen Allen, ?Macdermett, Fisher, and Thurlow; Councillors Egan, Brown, Agars, Hyndes, Smid more, Jenkins, Henderson, Wilkie, Neale, May, Iredale, Josephilson, Cowlishaw, Sillitoe, Moir, and Driver. The Town Clerk read the minutes of the last meeting. THE STaRETs. Alderman TiniRLow brought up the report of the improvement committee, relative to the supply of 6000 tonsof .road metal fur the .iniprovement and repair of the streets. The report was .read and received. WATER. Alderman ALLaN brough up a repirt from the Water committee, relative to laying down water pipes In Hunter-street; and another report from.the same committee, relative to 'laying down certain water pipes in Pitt-street. Both reports were read and received. BY-LAWs. Alderman MACDERMOTr brought up a report from the By-laws committee, submitting to the Council a by-law to regulate the manner of election of Mayor, Aldermen, and Councillors for...
SHIPS MAILS. [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 27 March 1847
SHIPS MAILS. Mails will be closed at the Post Office as follows: For China.-By tile Alaggie, this evening, at 6. For India and England.-(Overland route). By the lLoyal "a.'onon the 31st instait, ait ii'i the evening. For Melbourn anid Taunceston.-By the Sham rock, steamer, on the 1st proximo; at 4 p.m.
CLEARANCES. [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 27 March 1847
CLEARANCES. , March 25.-I Don't Know, schooner, Captain Thompson, for Hobart Town. Passengers-Mr. Griffiths, and Mr. Wemyss. 25. -Swan, cutter, Captain Gardner; for IIoki anga. Passengers-Mr. Atkins, and a New Zealander. 25.--lValmer Castle, ship, Captain Thorne, for London. Passengers-Sir Thomas Mitchell, RHv. Mr Scanlan, Rev. Mr. Carroll, Mr. Larkins, Messis. J. Macintosh, S. Spyer, P. Stuart, \VWiliam Tooter, M' Lean, H. Cook, Joseph Cook, C. J:Uook, Winck worth, Owen Lewis, Captain Petrie, R.N.,; Lieutenant Wright, Royal Marines, Master F. Morris, Miss 5. Morris, .Miss L. Morriess Master J. New, Mrs. Leech, Master G Townsend, Miss M. Townsend, Miss G.' Purcell, Mrs. Wallace and child, Mrs. Davis, Miss Bayley. Mr. and Mrs. Flanagan, Mr. M. White, Mrs. White, and-two children.
JOHN DUNMORE LANG REDIVIVUS. [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 27 March 1847
7JOI'N DUNMORE LANG REDI VIVUS. IT is remarkable that some meoi's names are identified with particular acts of excellence or atrocity. A " Howard" is synonymous with a philanthropical '-reformer -of the abuses of gaols. A "Jack Shepherd" best conveys the notion of a man whom no prison walls can confine. A" ''urpin," means a dauntless but generous highway nan; .and .amongst us here, a "Lang," with "John Dunmore" prefixed, would most emphatically describe an inexorable stirrer .up of religious -strife Although absent in the body, his spirit, it isepiinful to witness, is actively at work in producing dissensions and personal ani mosities amongst that body of Christians to which he nominally belongs. We presume'notto' have-the right.of ad. judicating in the cases to which we refer. There. is, however, we do not hesitate to declare, prima facic evidence, that the con tentious, reckless, and yet subtle animus of this-notorious ecclesiastic, has been so in fluential as -to leave his desert...
DEPARTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 27 March 1847
DEPARTORES. . March 23.-George Champlin, American ship, Captain Swain, for the Whale Fishery. 23.-Star of China, schooner, Captain Wood, for Port Nelson. 23.-Genii, brig, Captain Oliver, for theWhale Fishery. . 24. - Henrietta, barque, Captain Sargent, for Londoni. Passenger-.Mr. Davidson, 24.- Vanguard, schooner, Captain Maughtin, for the South Sea Islands. Passengers--Mr John Kettle, and two natives of New Caledonia. 24.-Miranda, schooner, Captain Bentley. for Port Albert. Passengers-Messrs. Jones, King, M'Leod; Brown, C. Green, D. Kelly, H. Morgan, W. Bickley, NI. Monaghan, E. Voolley. It. Calley, W. Logan, T. Thompson, T. Williams, A. Scram mell, G. Robertson, M. Jannett, J. M'Donald. J. Smith. Mr. and Mrs. Ireland, and Mr; and Mrs. Davis.
Shipping Intelligence. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 27 March 1847
1iipyping tEntclligengce. -0 ARRIVALS, March 23. -Mail land, steamer, Captain Parsons, from Port Macquarie the 22nd instant. Passengers -His Excellency Sir Charles Fits Roy, Lady Mary Fitz Roy, Mrs. Dawson, Colonel Mundy, Major Innis, Mr. Fitz Roy, Mr. W. Cnhpman, Mr. R'w son, Mr. Dalton, and seven in the steerage.." * 23.-Shamrock, steamer, 200 tons. Captain Gil more, from Launceston the 15th, Melbourne the' 20th, and Twofold Bay the 22nd instant. Passen gers Mr. and 'Mis. Gilclirist, two children and. servant, Mr. and Mrs: D. Chamliers, four children and servant, Miss Bathgate, Miss Morris, Captain Hume, 58th.regiment, Mr. Anderson, 50th regi mient, Mr. Wynyard, 58th regiment, Messts..Single ton, Pott, M' Lachlan-Hawdon, M'Neilfltll, Mdor,. Ozanne, D. TootalijMollison; James Faircloth, O: Brierley, Ayers, Bell, Ray; Walker, 'Thompson,' NTames, Atkinson, Woodworth, .Hines, Owen, Roberts. Barclay, O'Neill, Stracey, Powers, Donach, Bourke, Turnbull, Cane, Stephenson, and 70 rank and ...
Maitland. ARMIDALE. [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 27 March 1847
lrlla:tlanb, -0 - .(From thie Mailland Mercury.) ARMIDALE. THE: GovEnNoa's VIsrT.-His Excellency the Governor, and suite, accompanied by Major Innes, visited this place last Saturday. The,party rode from Mr. M. Marsh's, and reached- Armidale about two o'clock, and after stopping a.feiv minutes at Mr. Commissioner M'Donald's, they went up to the inn.kept by Mr. Doran, when a numrber of the squatters entertained his Excellency to lunch,'and having stopped a couple of hours the party drove back to Salisbury Court. During this time,qn address to his Excellency, numerously signed by squatters, was read by Mr. Marsh, and below l send the reply of his Excellency. Among the party who received .his Excellency we noticed Messrs. Marsh, Maisters,Everetts, Commissioner M'-Donald, &e. 1 learnt from some of the party that on the journey up his Excellency's horse came down with him, but 'fortunately without injury to the horse or rider. i* To the Magistrates, Stockholders, and others, in h...
CAMPBELL-STREET MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 27 March 1847
CAMPBELL-STREET MARKET. HAt-Eighty loads were sold, at from 31. 10s. to 41. 10s. per ton. SraAw-Twenty loads, at 21. to St. per ton. FFediBa--Twelve loads were brought to market, which sold at from Gd. to 7d. per dozen, BEDDING-NII. OATs-Nil, BAaLX--Ten loads, at from Gd. to 7d. per dozen. WHEsaT-Thirty loads, at 3s. 3d. to 4s. 44. per bushel. MAIZE-Nil.
THE SYDNEY CHRONICLE. SATURDAY, MARCH 27, 1847. THE GOVERNOR, SIR CHARLES A. FITZ ROY. [Newspaper Article] — Sydney Chronicle — 27 March 1847
THE 'SYDNEY CHRONICL. SATURDAY, MARCH 27, 1847. 'EIE (GOVERNOR, SIR CHARLES A. FITZ ROY. 'IN our last number we found occasion to remind the Colonists of New South Wales, thatthe internal mangement of their public affairs by the local authorities, was the su preme bbject to which, at the present critical, revolutionary, volcanic period of European ,polities, their attention should be directed. 'In so saying, it will be found, that we -have not stultified ourselves by any contra. .vention of the diclum from our pen, that the state of the mother country was that .on which our welfare, as its offshoots, must for an indefinite length of time depend. To that, as a political axiom, we adhere. '1The condition of the foreign relations of England-the feebleness, or rather the dis union of her cabinet-the pressing exi aencies of the times on the respective d.'epartments of the highest offices of go ,tvernment, will not, at present, we re peat, warrant the expectation that any great strength. ...