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European Intelligence. England. CHANGE of the MINISTRY. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 6 September 1839
European Intelligence. England. &nbsp; CHANGE of the MINISTRY. (From the Courier.) The Tories have failed in their attempt to form a ministry, and it depends now on the patriotism of the Whigs to rescue the country from the calamity with which it has been for the last four days menaced. The Queen has refused to expel all her fe male friends from the palace at the bidding of the Tories, and at the moment we are writing, Lord Melbourne is closeted with Her Majesty, who has called upon him to preserve her from the degrading bondage which it has been at tempted to impose upon her. His lordship cannot resist the appeal. His Sovereign and his country with one voice, de mand his aid to save them from oppression, and should he shrink from the struggle, he would forfeit that high and honourable name to which all the ingenuity of faction has hitherto &nbsp; failed to affix a stain. The Queen, we are assured, demanded only &nbsp; to be allowed to retain about her the la...
Shipping Intelligence. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 10 September 1839
ýtjippittg lnxteUlgence. ARRIIV A S. SuPT. 8.-From New Zealand, having left the 22nd August, the schooner Hannah, Captain Leathart, with potatoes, pork, and maize. 7.-From Ncwcastle, the brig Martha, with coals. 7.-From Port Philip, having left the 23rd ultimo, the cutter Jane and Emma, with wheat, flour, rice, &c. DEPARTURES. :SEPT. 7.-For Guam, the shqp .Fergusson, Captain Robertson, in ballast. 7.-For Batavia, the barque Heber, Captain Thomas, in ballast. 7.-For Guam, the barque Mandane; Captain Murdoch in ballast. 7.-For Batavia, the barque Hero, Captain Oppenheim in ballast. 7.-For Noew Zealand, the schooner Harle quin, Captain Kyle, with sundries, &e. 7.-ltesumed her voyage, the barigneMerope, for Hobart Town, in ballast. 7 -On a cruize, the Revenue cutter Prince George, Captain Moore. ' . 8.-For New Zealand, the schooner A.riel, Captain Stewart, with sundries. Passengers Dr. Steward, Mr. Charles Ewart.. Dr. M'Niel, Mr. Graham, and Mr. Didsbury.
Windsor. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 10 September 1839
Thursday, the 5th instant, being the day ap pointed for the race between Mr. Baylis's Soldier, and Mr. Brown's Sly Boots-it was well contested on the Australian Race Coursd, Richmond Road, and is supposed to have been one of the best ever run in this Colony, consi dering the unfavourable state of the weather, it having rained in torrents all the previous day; and also, at the very time oi the raining,which no doubt prevented many of the Sydney gen tlemen enjoying the sport. Mr. Brown's Sly Boots, rode by Noble, won the race in a most gallant style. The Soldier was rode by Bad. ins. It is supposed there was not less than two thousand pounds bet on this race, which will sufficiently show the enterprising spirit which is manifested by the gentlemen comprising the sporting community of Australia.
Norfolk Island. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 10 September 1839
" Norfolk Island. We understand H. M. ship alligator is un der sailing orders to convey two detachments of the military to Norfolk Island immediately, in s:ead of proceeding to Port Essington, which was her original destination. The object ofher mission or thoso warlike preparations is kept a profound secret, even from the officers employed in the expedition; but an outbreak of the con victs or the military stationed there, is supposed to be the cause. We believe the latter. Since writing the above, we are informed that the cause of this secret expedition is, that Cap tain or Major Bunbury, the Military Command and at that station, having ordered the militar) under his command to perform some operations, which they not thinking themselves bound by the articles of war to do, thought proper to dis. obey, and refuse doing further duty. Whether the Commandant has acted judiciously or other wise, we are not prepared to determine. We can only say, that it has been found expedient to remov...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 10 September 1839
MARRIED —By special license, on Monday the 9th Sept., at St. Philip's church, by the Rev. Mr. Cowper, Mr. John Sandom, Superin- tendent of the Quarantine station, and youngest son of John Sandom, Esq., Solicitor, Deptford, to Eliza, Henrietta, third daughter of James Bettele, Esq., of Downpatrick, Ireland.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 10 September 1839
acntertval Stceam Nabigation CO ilYPAN Y. T HE M rTLAND' steam-packet leaves the Ciinmlercial Whsirf, every W~Vd nesday "and' Saturday evening, at eight o'clock, for Morpeth-and leave, on her return to .Sydney, every Tuesday anid Friday.morning,.at eight o'clock. . The WILLIAM IV. steamnspacket ma~ces the following trips : To "Wollongong, every Monday and Friday evening, at eight o'clock.' From Wollongong, on her return to Sydney, every Tuesday and Saturday afterunon, at two o'clock. I To.Brisbane, Water, every Wednesday, at.twelve o'clock, noon ; leaving for Sylyd iey, on the following day, at the same Iour. ' WILLIAMI Wlr.son. . Secretary. I Sydney, August; 27, 1837. .General 'teamcst TababigauOn eompaiqt. AT a General Mooeting of the "II . 'lawarra Steam Packet.Company, called, by public Advertisement, held at theR:Homs of the Company, this 27th day of August, 18391 A. B. SrAnna,,Esq.,.in)t Chair. A Deputation from the 'Committee of the Brisbiane Water Steam Packet Company, con s...
THE Australasian Chronicle. Sydney: TUESDAY, SEPT. 10, 1839. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 10 September 1839
Y THE Australasian Chroinicle. , Sydney : . TUESDAY; SEPT. 10, 1839. L ...Be just and fear not ; Let all the ends,thoul aim'st at, be thyeonistry's Thy Gbd'e'and truth's _____' ". SSsAliSPEREns. t We have ibeen ivery much puzzled to understand, the purport of certain articles which have lately appeared in the' Sydney Herald. Until 'it became our duty to watch the passing events, we confess we were entirely unac quainted with the merits of that publi cation; but having been informed that it'is the organ of that party, which is ambitious of being considered thearis trocacy of this land, and that it is mu nificently supported by them, we have felt'ourselvos bound to give it some de gree of attention. We must, however, confess that -we have not been able to comprehend the objects it has in view, nor even the language in which it is written. 'The letters are Roman cer tainly, and many of the words are En glish ; but how they are put together, or what meaning they are intended to conveoy,...
Great National Meeting, IN Ireland. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 10 September 1839
Great ONationalP i1eeting, IN r ,(Abridgqd, from the Freeman's Journal.), The great national' ieetih?g:of the friends of the liberal gov~rin'iient in Ireland, was hold on Thursday, the 12th 'April, at the .Theatre Ro1yal, Dublin; and whether we consider the objects for which the oirtooting was called, or the influence,.. wealth, res peotability, and numbers by which it was attended, it was decidedly a more, important.denoonstiration of publio.feel. ing than any recorded in .the annals of Irishl history. The requisition by which the meet= ing was-sunimoned was headed by the. names 'of. the Duke of Leinster, the Marquis of. Headford, the Edris of Fingal,,, Meatb;' Howth, Charlomont, Gosford, &c.; and it contained on the whole,,tidi'namecsof 22.poors, .,18 sons of peers, 70 lieutenants and deputy lieutenants of counties, 42 mombe'rsof parliament, 20 baronets, 108 justices of the peace,, and upwards of 300. of the gentry of1the first respectability. The words of the requisition ...
The Gazette. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 10 September 1839
The Gazette. General objects of a bill to amend the Gas Light Company's Act—dated 20th August. General objects of a bill to amend an act for the registration of deeds and other conveyances—dated 24th Aug. &nbsp; &nbsp; General objects of a bill to remove doubts as to the validity of marriages solomnized by ministers of the Wes- leyan Methodist society, and to regu- late the registration of certain marri- ages, baptisms, and burials—dated 22nd August. &nbsp; Notice that 270 tons of Rice, will be disposed of to any person who may apply (from the Commissariat stores) to the Colonial storekeeper, in quanti- ties not exceeding 5 bags, nor less than one, at 2d. a pound—dated 21st of August. . List of tickets of leave cancelled— dated 26th August. Land sales advertised to take place in Market Building, letter C. in George-street, Sydney, on Wednes- day, 9th October. Erratum.—640 acres at Georgiana, near Wallangriod, advertised at 12s, should have been 5s per acre.—D...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 10 September 1839
M1ore 1otatoes - T IHE Subscriber has just received a further supply of New Zealand Potatoes, in good order, and'is selling them at his Stores, at £6 per ton, or Gs. 3d. by the single hundred weight. ALSO, One hundred bushels of English Split Peas. JAMES GAULL, Brickfield.hill. Notice to the Public of a Sale by Public Auction at Windsor, By 1Mr. Laban White, On THURSDAY, the 12th of September, at AMr. Wm. Cross's, Windsor Hotel, at One for Two o'clock, of some of the most valua. ble Lands in the Territory of New South Wales, and situated in the farfamed Hawkes bury district. M R. L. W rITB feels flattered by the instructions he has received to' offer to the public the undermentioned Properties, and to which he particularly invites the attention of newly.arrived Emigrants, who, upon enquiry, without incurring the expense of viewing the Lands prior to the day of sale, will find that the Hawk, sbury District has always been consider ed the granary of New South Wales; that the richness ...
Legislative Council. Thursday, September 5th. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 10 September 1839
. -: .it , , ;Thursday, September 5ji. Cotnoil met. pursuant.,to;adjouri mont. & ' .The Union Banking Company Bill was reld' a tirid timo'and passed. Si-Te'.Wesleyan Marriage Validity Bill reada third time and passed. "T .?4 ?1Geirnior gave notice of a short bjl it Slession, to amend the Build ingAcj which hlad been,found defec tive, to enable the surveyor to recover Lhis fees, and to ' limit- its operations within:the four parishes of St. James, St. Philip, St.'Andrew, and St. Lau rence; `'intil another enactment could be prepared nextyear.' .The Bill was then proceeded with, and its further o~ssideiratiori postponed to next day. .iThe- further' consideration of the Trial by Jury, Law's Amendment' Bill was postponed to tthis day, Tuesday. T.'he Colonial Secretary moved the order of the day for the consideration of the supplementary, estimate of.the pro bablee pesises for the undermentioned s-ero9eo',forming a charge'on the trea sury of? 4Oow South! Wales, for the year 1839....
To the Editor of the Australasian Chronicle. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 10 September 1839
To the Editor of the Australasian Chronicle. SIR -I am acquainted with a number of the subscribers to your paper, and we frequently converse on the line of conduct pursued by you, as Editor of the "' Australasian Chronicle." I am happy to inform you that it is approved of by all. Your determination not to notice the mis- representations and calumnious abuse daily issued and recorded by a portion of the Sydney papers, does you much credit. They are evidently in- tended to draw you into an useless, unentertain- ing controversy, or to prejudice the Protestant mind against our belief and practice. Our ene- mies have crowned their previous efforts by the publication of a tract from Dens' Theology, which they term a class book at Maynooth ; not- withstanding the undeniable fact, that certain students of that College, now in this Colony, have repeatedly declared that they never even heard of such a book, while resident there. The extracts from Dens' are called ' Catholic Mo- rality,' as if...
Police News. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 10 September 1839
MURDER AND MUTINY.--Colonel Wilson was engaged during the greater part of Tuesday in investigating the circumstances attending the death of a seaman of the Sesostris, who was shot through the head during a struggle with Mr. Trigg, the First Officer, on the night of the 12th of August, when at sea. The evidence of the Captain, Surgeon, and Passengers went to show, that the deceased was excessively violent and mutinous, and had threatened repeatedly to do some serious injury to Mr. Trigg. On the night of the 12th of August, deceased was intoxicated, and behaved in a very outrageous manner ; so much so, that Mr. Trigg was compelled to res- train him by force-a struggle ensued, which terminated so fatally to the deceased. Mr. Trigg was committed, but admitted to bail.
The Maitland Steamer. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 10 September 1839
The Maitland Steamer. A serious accident. which might have termin- I in a melancholy catastrophe, involving a considerable loss of life and property, happened to the Maitland Steamer on Friday night. On Tuesday morning, the Maitland and the Tamar steamers left Newcastle, the former some hours after the latter, for Sydney. The Tamar pro- ceeded on, discharged, and sailed again for the Hunter on Friday evening. On nearing New- castle, she perceived a signal of distress to sea ward, and making for it, found the Maitland which had been driven out to sea by the violence of the gale, with her rudder unshipped and in a helpless state. What made her situation more desperate was, there being no carpenter on board to repair the damage she had suffered from the violence of the waves; and, had there been, his services would not have been available, there being no tools on board that he could use, except the cook's cleaver. Captain Mulhall of the Tamar, to whom all credit is due for the preserva...
To Correspondents. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 10 September 1839
CHERUBINI-.-We do not mix ourselves with party, or professional squabbles. We shall always give real talent our unbiassed meed of praise, and we do not think that either we or the public have any thing to do with private arrangeuments. Besides, we need not inform Cherubini that discords are not contrary to the rules of harmony, but were actually Pre valent among musicians, long before chords themselves were invented. &nbsp; &nbsp; • All communications to be addressed to the Editor, at the Chronicle Office, 67 Pitt-street, Sydney. &nbsp;
Mechanics' School of Arts. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 10 September 1839
Mechanics' School of Arts. Sir. William a'Beckett delivered another Lec ture on Poetry to a crowded audience at the Mechanics' School of Arts on Friday evening. His Excellency the Governor and Lady Gipps were present, and seemed highly delighted at the lecture, and joined heartily in the plaudits of the auditory. The Poets under review were Byron, Moore, Scott, and Coleridge. We be lieve this is the last lecture of the series. Next season Mr. a'Beckett purposes giving a course &nbsp; of lectures on Dramatic Poetry, which, from the fertility of the subject, and the talents of the lecturer promises to be equally interesting as that which he has nearly concluded. &nbsp; &nbsp;
Local Intelligence. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 10 September 1839
Local Intelligence. CHINA,-The Henry Wellesley has brought the welcome intelligence that the tea trade has been fully re-established. DEATH BY DROWNING.-Another in &nbsp; stance of the lamentable effects of drun kenness occurred on Thursday evening. As Mr. Matthews, overseer to Mr.. Berry, M. C., of the North Shore, in company with James Hickey, a constable residing on the same estate, were returning from Sydney in a dingy, the latter in endeavour-. ing to stand up steadily, lost his balance, being in a state of excessive inebriety, and fell overboard, and was instantly drowned. Information was immediately given to the Conductor of the Water Police at Goat Island, who made diligent search. for the body, but without success. We have to record another melancholy death of the same nature. On Thursday night week, a seaman of the Strathfieldsay, named Philip Jones, in attempting to gain his ship in a boat by himself, while under the influence, of liquor, fell overboard, and was d...
Sydney Dispensery. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 13 September 1839
Number of patients admit to t~ie benefts of the Sydney Dispensary: From May 24 to June 30, mncusi e .... 197 - July 1 to July 31, 'ditto'......... 103 - August 1 to August 31, ditto.... .135 Total ...... 435 The number of patients on thi list at present is sixty. Since the 1st of August, the cases have been-diseases of the eye, 7 ;. of the lungs, .18; of the stomach and bowels, 27; of the general system, 30; and miscellaneous, 53-total 135.