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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 10 April 1840
AGENTS:-Bungadore, Mr. John Dwyer; Borrima, Mr. M. Doyle; Braidwood, Mr. P. Goulding, Pustmaster; Brisbane Water, Mr. Thomas lHumphreys; Bathurst, Mr. Richard Jones; Campbell Town, Mir. Hurley.; Goulbourn, Mr. T?oseph Bull; Hobart Town, Mr. Philip Smith; Liverpool, Mr. William Pritchard; Launceston, Mr. T. W. Cowell; Maitland, Mr. Deo; Patrick's Plains, Mr. Thomas Cullen; Paterson, Mr. David Browne, Bush Inn; Port Philip, Mr. Kelsh; Parramatta, Mr Fitzsimmons, Innkeeper; Penrith, Mr. Purcell, Queanbeyan and Manaroo, Mr. Thomas Shanahan ; Wlogog, Mr. Edward Elliott; Windsor and Richmond, Mr. E. Coffeoy; Yass, Mr. Edward Walsh.-Published in the United Kingdom by Mr Jones, 63, Paternoster Row, London; Mr. W. J. Battorsby, 5, Essex Bridge, Parlament-street, Dublin; Mrs. Strain, 9, Union Place, Edinburgh; and Mr. D. Kennedy, Glasgow. TO SUBSCRIBERS. OUR Agents are now furnished with Accounts to the end of March ; and we respectfully so licit' our Subscribers to pay the amount of their Su...
The Chronicle. FRIDAY, APRIL 10, 1840. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 10 April 1840
FRIDAY, APRIL 10, 1840. IN the various articles we have written on the subject of national education, our aim has been to remove as much as pos sible the difficulties that lie in the way of establishing a comprehensive system -difficulties which arise chiefly, if not wholly, from the variety of religious belief that prevails in the colony. The grand objection urged against the Gover nor's plan of last year, by all its opposers, was, that " it required greater conces sions front one party than from another." The plan we have suggested is certainly liable in some measure to the same objec tion; but the additional concessions being all required from that party whlic has never yet opposed education in the colony, we do not see that the others can bring forward any valid objection to it. In our last publication we quoted the evi dence of some of the most enlightened men in Great Britain on the subject; and, inaccordance with their views, we would propose, that a committee should, be appo...
The Chronicle. TUESDAY, APRIL 14, 1840. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 14 April 1840
TUESDAIY APRIL 14, 1840. WE have some doubt if we ought to detain our readers for a moment, by re plying to the last article of our Orange contemporary, on the subject of educa tion. A writer who calls upon Protest ants of every denomination to " unite as one man, to extiirpate every vestige of Popery,' while he in the overy same breath admits that his own readers (doubtless the few hot-heads that arc in the colony) do not "like to be troubled" upon the subject;--such a writer, if, indeed, we admit him to be in possession of reason ing faculties at all, may be safely allowed in the present day to exercise them with but slight opposition. But, although we have the good fortune to live in an age and in a country in which such men as our contemporary, who would " Decide all controversies by Infallible artillery, And prove their doctrines orthodox Bay apostolic blows and knacks" will not be listened to, even by those who have a hankering after the " extirpating" system, it is not less t...
CHINA. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 14 April 1840
CHIN A. The intelligence from China is up to the 20th November. Another action had been fought be tween Ii. Ai. ship Hyacinth and the Chinese war junks, in which the latter were wholly de stroyed. The opium trade had been " forced," large cargoes having been landed, in conse quence of which that poison brought the enor mous price of 900 dollars per chest, to the great de. light of the dealers in general, and the smugglers in particular, although the Hurkaru says it is doubtful whether these immense present profits will not des. troy the claim upon the British Government for compensation for former losses. The tea trade being open to ships of all nations who sign the bond, abjuring introduction of opium, cargoes were conti nually departing for all partsof the world. In conse quence of the temporary check to trade, the maga zines were "glutted," and the p ice unusually low. Of course these colonies will soon be "glutted" accordingly.
Original Correspondence. INTERESTING SCENE AT NORFOLK ISLAND, ON THE DEPARTURE OF MAJOR RYAN FROM THAT SETTLEMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 14 April 1840
O® 'gtial ort'8CC0po0b1elltc. -0-a INTERBESTING SCEN AT NORFOLK ISLAND, ON 1lE DEPARTURE OF MAJOIR RYAN PROM THIAT SETTLEMENT. MIR. EDITon-An interesting, though a novel scene for a penal settlement, took place here this evening. Since Major Ryan's arrival to take com mand of this island, he has been indefatigable in as certaining the conduct and character of every prisoner, and for that purpose he himself waded through eight or ten immense sized folios, contain ing the records of every man's offences and punish ments. He took no petty officer's opinion of any man's case. He then marked out the standing, the prospects, and probable period when each prisoner may expect to be recommended for some mitigation of sentence or of punishment, and caused this analysis to be announced in his own presence to every prisoner. Ho did much in every respect to encourage the unfortunate men to a more orderly and submissive line of conduct, and opened a vista of hope to many who were fast sinking int...
Poetry. LES DEUX CHARRUES. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 14 April 1840
LES DEUX CHAUlRUES. Se soc d'une charrue, aprs un long ropos, S'ltalt couvort do rouille. II voit passer son frcre, Tout radieux. revenant des travanux: *" Forg6s des mtmes bras, do semblable matire, Lui dit-il, je suis terne, at toi, poli, brillant; OC pris-tu cet 6clat, anon frdre " '-" En travaillant." JOLIVEAU DE SonrAIs. [TnANSLATIORo.] THE TWO PLOUGHS. A plough, long-cover'd o'er with rust and scurf, Beheld a brother plough quick dashing by, And glittering as it clcav'd the verdant turf, When, touch'd with envy, thus he breath'd his sigh : *' Whence is it, brother, I so foul, so dull, As if in gloomy shade condemn'd to lurk, And thou so b:iglht?"- 'Tis that in sleep you loll Your filthy carcass, and that I love work." D. FnxNcs.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 14 April 1840
SUBSCRIBERS and Adver tisers, in Sydney, are re spectfully requested to pay tile amount of their respective Ac counts, up to the 1st instant, to Mr. H. G. Flanagan, who is the only party in Sydney authorised to receive the same. W. A. DUNCAN. Chronicle q/fice, April 10, 18410. • ?. ? .. m ,u , I
To Correspondents. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 14 April 1840
Qro rorcreaponcttrtt. " TuE CONvICT's GnOAe" will be insertedl. 1in. 'T'IuosSON'S lrtter relatire to the ANew Zealand IBank uoas receivted too late for this day's publication, but will appear in our next. "*"* All communitcationts to be addressed to the Editor, at the CIIllONICLE Oice, Lower George street, Sydney.
IMPOUNDED. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 14 April 1840
IMPOUNDED. From the estate of lt. Prlingle, Esq., Carrirngtsn, 15th February, 1840-One dark bay entire colt, about ten months old, white star in the forehead, unbranded, damages £5. If not claimed, to be sold on the 18th April. At Itillend, district of Merton--Oe red cow, branded on off rump J BR ; one red bull, white ove r the rump and flanks, about eighteen months old, unbranded, £5 damages; one dark brown bull, about eighteen months old, unbranded, 5 damages. If not claimed on or before Saturday, 18th April, they will be sold. At 3raidwood, on the 30th of March, 1840-One light red yearling heifer, the ends off Loth a r+, branded G on thigh, right side ; one dark red heifer, a little white under the belly aanodon the rump, branded. like IS on rump, and 2 on neck, sight side: 1st of April-One red-sided mealy-faced cow, notch in back of right ear, branded BW on rump, 1MM on thigh, right side. If the above cattle are not released before the 5th of May, they will be sold. At ll'est Ma...
Gobernment Gazette. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 14 April 1840
0oktbeltttteltt QTa;ette. His Excellency the Governor has been pleased to appoint the following gentlemen to be magistrates of the territory, viz.:--Willoughby Shortland, Geo. Cooper, Felton Mathew, James Ready Clendon, Gilbert Mair, John Johnson, Thomas Beckham, William Cornwallis Symonds, Charles Barrington Robinson, and Michael Murphy, Esquires, and Major Thomas Bunbury, 80th regiment of foot. ThIe Governor has been pleased to appoint Mr. Joseph Abbott clerk to the bench of magistrates at Carcoar. Tenders will be received at the Colonial Secretary's office, until twelve o'clock on Monday, the 27th April, from persons willing to undertake the erection of a barrack and stable for the mounted police sta tioned at Yass. Tenders will be received at the Colonial Secra tary's office, until twelve o'clock on Dlonday, the 27th April, for the erection of a temporary gaol and court-house at Mudgee. Tenders will bo received at the Colonial Secre tary's office, nntil llonday the 20th April, f...
VESSELS LAID ON, But time of sailing not yet fixed. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 14 April 1840
VESSELS LAID ON, JBut time of sailing not yet fixed. Abberton, barque, for London, WV. S. Deloitto & Co., agents Canada, barque, for Liverpool, R. Dawson, agent. Eweretta, ship, for London, WV. O. . Bott, agent. James Holmes, ship, for London, A. B. Smith & Co., agents. Lord Williamn Bentinck, ship, for London, P. W. Flower, agent. Portland, ship, for Loudon, Gilchrlat & Alexander, agents. Strathisla, barque, for South Australia, V. & E. Solomon, agents. San+mel Winter, barque, for London,.Willii, San deman & Co., agents. Trident, barque, for London, Willis, Sandeman & Co., agents. WHaverli, barque, for London, A. B. Spark, agent.
Sydney Price Current. APRIL 13, 1840. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 14 April 1840
ý btster p Iº x'trce ýitrtettt, Arnts. 13, 1840. Seven hundred catties of tea were sold last week by Mr. Lyons, at 22s. per lOlbs. Some more of the same article was also sold by the Auction Coan pany at £3 15s. per box. The prica of sugar is gradually on the decrease. A quantity of Mauri tius has been sold at £23 10s., and 100 tons of fine Manilla at £22 per ton. Very little is doing in spirits, which remain at thie old prices. Tea, hyson skin, per cheit, £8 'tii £9; hyson, per 10 catty box, £2 5s. to £3; gunpowder, per 10 catty box £2 10s. to £2 15s. Sugar, Mauritius, fine, per ton, £23 to £25; ditto, browu, £20 to £22; Manilla, per ton, £20 to £22; loaf, per lb., 7d. to 7yd. Rice, 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 5s to £a7 7s. Ale, .tunbar's, per doz., 14s.; Taylor's, per hhd., £6 10s.; Porter, Taylor's, per hhd., £6 2s. to £6 5s. Spirits in bond, per gallon, lRum, Ga. to 7s. 6d.; Braudy, 8...
Sydney Market, APRIL 13, 1840. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 14 April 1840
Aliir. 13, 1840. Sovean hundrod buabols of maizo arrived from Now Zealand by the Eleanor lanst weok, utcheors' mont is now, geneorally, selling at the prices quoted. lruit bas incroased in prico, but ovorythiug eleo romulns us'before. Fr.oun.--vluo, 3es. to 45;.* seconds, 38s. to 0es. ; ration, 38s, to 35e. lream, 10d. Iper 21b. loaf. Whoat, culmniul, 17s. Gd1. to 18s, Gd,ior busheo lran, per bushel, Is. Gd. to 2s. Maize, per bushel 9s. to 10s. Gd. Barley, per ditto, Gs. to lls. Oats. per bushel. 8s. to Os. PnutT-Poaches, 4d. to Is. per dozen; apples, 2d. Gd. to Os. per dozen; grapes, Is. Gd. to 2s. Gd. per lb.; pears, 2s. to 5s. per dozen ; oranges, Is. to 3s, per dozen. Lemons, 2s. to 3s. Gd. per dozen. V?SrTABLas.-Onions, 21d. to 4d. per lb. ; cabbages, 2d. to 9d. each; carrots and turnips, 4d, per bunch; potatoes, 1as. to £1 per cwt. iPouLTsr.--Goose, 8s. to 10s. each; ducks, Gs. to 8se per pair; fowuls, 3s. to 6s. per ditto; turkeys. 10s. to 12s. each; ogge, 2s. Gd. to 3s. per ...
Domestic Intelligence. WOLLONGONG RACES. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 14 April 1840
ýOtloe?tic ý trtellfgettte, -0 WOLLONGONG RACES. Ourracesare just over, and itis allowed by tile best judges that there never were any in the colony that gave more general satisfaction, or wont off with greater eclat. The course is delightful; on the verge ofa beautiful lake, and as level as a bowling green, most romantically situated, and immediately in front of the Five Islands. Throughout the whole of the three days' sport there was an immense concourse assembled, among whom might be observed all the beauty and fashion of the district. There was an excellent band in attendance, on the grand stand, who played some lively and appropriate airs. And now for the firstday's amusement: The Wollongong Purso of 60 sovereigns; heats; twice round the course. Mr. C. Smith's Queen of Trumps ......... 1 1 Mr. Kemp's Mledora ................. 2 2 Captain Westmacott's Othello ........... 3 3 The Queen slapped off in splendid style, Othello quite close, the first round; thle next one the Queen in...
ROAD TO LIVERPOOL. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 14 April 1840
ROAD TO LIVERPOOL. tMn. EITron,-Through the medium of your columns I have to request you will insert the fol lowing remarks, in the hope they may attract the attention of the government. Since the formation of the road leading from Sydney to Liverpool there appears to have been little or no attention paid to it, although it is well known to be the greatest thoroughfare to various parts of the country. From the junction of the Parramatta-road on to Liverpool, in wet weather, in many places, it is rendered quite impassable, and even not safe in dry weather, the bridges here ahd there being broken down and washed away. 'here is also another evil existing on that road, which loudly calls for the interference of the legislatnre-that is, theo want of a police station. Scarcely a week passes but divers robberies take place, particularly between the Brighton and Ash field estates, two gentlemen having been robbed in that vicinity on Saturday last. Trusting that these remarks may meet the at...
News and Rumours of the Day. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 14 April 1840
Ntus attlb Bunttoutt aof the WDag. -4 A private soldier named Carless was received into the Sydney gaol on Friday, under sentence of fourteen years' transportation, for deserting from the 28th Regiment.-The shares in the Windsor and Hawkesbury Bank are in great request, and the list is filling rapidly.- Major Dunbury lhas been ap pointed Lieutenant-Governor of New Zealand, tn case of the death or absence of Captain flobson. Mr. Tegg is about to publish a revised addition of Plunkett's " Australian Magistrate."- Villa al lotments at the Bay of Islands are selling at from £6 to £10 per acre, and town allotments at from £40 to £70.- Thle sawyers have combined for an increase of wages.-Mlajor Nunn intends to scour tile whole of the county of Brisbane, as the most effectual means of putting down the bushrangers in that quarter.-l.Mrs. ll'Laughlin, of York-street, was thrown out of a gig, while driving round the Domain, on Sunday last, and seriously hurt. It is proposed by a correspondent...
DUNGOG POLITICS. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 14 April 1840
DUNGOG POLITICS. Mr Editor,-I have read your paragraph in last week's paper regarding the conduct of our police magistrate, and I am sure every one here will agree with me in thinking you have conferred a favour on the district by the way in which you have exposed Mr. Cook, which is only what he merits. Although a Protestant, I cannot agree with Mr. Cook in his opinions with regard to Catholics, as I think that every one, whatsoever religion he may be of, has a right do worship God after the dictates of his own heart. A few days ago Cook mentioned that he had no complaint against the constables until the arrival of the Reverend Mr. Mahony. Although differing from that gentleman in religion, from what I have seen of him in his visits here, I think he is one of the last persons to breed dissension among the residents of the district. As regards myself, I have never attended any of Mr. Cook's prayer-meetings, as I am sure no one would, unless those who go from fear of the consequences ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 14 April 1840
SWILLIAM JEVANS, Mlarket.-trcet, aljoining the " Currency Lodi," near the Market i4Whalf, toop r it renetal,, B EGS to inform his Friends and the Public, that heo Manufactures all kinds of Churns, and has Dairywork of the best description constantly on hand. Spirit MIerchants and others supplied with Kegs and Casks, on the shortest notice and tile most rea sonable terms. Good Beef Tierces of the best description on hand, with all other kinds of utensils. N. B.-All kinds of Jobbing done on the most reasonable terms. 1475 WHOLESALE AND RETAIL oo00t anlts SjOe a?weLjOleC, No. 2, Colonnade, Bridge-atreet. JOSEPH PRITCHARD bogs to inform his friends and the public in general that he has just received a large and splendid assortment of Ladies', Gentlemen's, and Children's BOOTS and SHOES, of the following descriptions, viz.: Ladies' black and coloured Prunella Slippers Ditto black Morocco and Goatskin ditto Ditto ditto Cordevan and Patent Leather ditto Ditto ditto Prunella, double soles, ...
JONATHANISMS. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 14 April 1840
JONATHANISMS. To MAKE LEECHES BITE.-Tf the leoch will not bite, bind him opprentice to a broker for a week, and his teeth will be como so sharp that he will bite through the bottom of a brass kettle. EARLY RISING IN CONNECTICUT. The editor of the Eglantine says that the girls in Connecticut, who are remarkable for their industry, drink a pint of yeast beforo going to bed at night, to make them rise early in the morning. A NEW MEDICINE.--" Betty, your mistress is sick, got her a hot brick." " Yes ma'am; must I boil it ?" SASSENGEns.-The Durham Gazette says that sassengers made of red flannel and potatoes are very well; but when brown paper is added they are hardly fit for the hogs. AN INCOMPARABLE ORArTION.-Mr. Webster's next great speech, if there are reporters in England capable of giving it verbatim, is expected to be the greatest speech ever delivered since the creation of the globe, and the greatest that ever will be delivered up to the day of judg ment; there may be a greater d...