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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Monitor — 11 August 1826
GOVERNMENT NOTICE. COLONIAL SECRETARY'S OFFICE, AUGUST 8, 1826. Sr HE oveRNoR:i has, be;n pleased tc approve of the follow 1 ing Alterations in the Poh :" - .atrumatta,.-Willip4n IMurra o be dismispedfrom tie Office of Constable, for p".Ikenness, a*nd Abluse to the Chief Coistable." John Brown, to be dismissed for taking a Bribe. Appin-l.Malachy Ryan, Chief Constable, to ,be Poundkeeper, vice John Malony, dismissed for improper Conduct" By His Ercellency's Commend, ALEXANDER M'LEAY. PUBLIC NOTICE. THE undermentioned Persons have obtained Certifi- &nbsp; cates of Freedom during the last Week, .viz: .Agamemnon ,- William Lane Ditto -. - Wm. Wright Almorah (2) -: . Peter Thompson, or Murphy, Canada (5) • - Thomas Ebbs Castle Forbes . ,Thomas Caldwell Coromandel. (3) - Henry Ausher : -.Ditto - - Wm. Loosemore .·Ditto -. ,, - John Hurst Ditt - - Win. Jones 'Ditto .-. Sainuril Rowland - Ditto. i - - Thomas Collicutt : .Ditto7: . Wm. Smith . - itto . - Wm. Henry Jewell.. ·': Ditto,...
To the Editor of the MONITOR. [Newspaper Article] — The Monitor — 11 August 1826
To the Editor of the Monitor. Sir, &nbsp; I was sorry to see in your journal some weeks back, re- marks on the conduct of Major Goulburn, with respect to the journey to Bass's Straits, performed by Mr. Hovell and myself --I beg leave to state, that no blame whatever can be attached to Major Goulburn, or to His Excellency Sir Thomas Brisbane. I am, Sir, Your humble Servant, HAMILTON HUME
ENGLISH EXTRACTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Monitor — 11 August 1826
A- ENGLISH .EXTRACTS - (FRObn THE EXAMINER OF MARCH 19, 1826.) TaE Courier is eulogizing Mr. Peel for adoptinig what fr* is essentially the philosophy of Bentham-for prosecuting lg the course lately followed by Romilly-and for doing fg what, in other hands, would have been denounced as a ef trampling on the most venerable forms and bulwarks of ed our law--a setting at defiance the whole accumulated e. wisdom of our ancestors. But no matter : whether en Mr. Peel has forgotten Romilly, who united the sterner iul virtues of ancient Rome with the milder philanthropy to of modern times, or whether the Courier be stultified or consistent, the good to the country, to the race, is done. )y Anti we laud him by whom it is now effected-we hail )o the times in which it has been accomplished.--Scotsman. to THE subscription for the children of the late General. u- Foy, and the erection of a monument to his memory, !r. amounts to 937,247 fr. 57 cents.-(about 38,0001.) "n GREAT MEN !-Self-approbati...
DOMESTIC INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Monitor — 11 August 1826
WE are much gratified in being able to state, that Mr. Earle, the Artist, has at length succeeded in producing several excellent' specimens .in Lithography. Among them, is a representation of the well-known Native Chief .,?,of Sidney, Bungaree, which, we understand; is intended for sale, and, as usual with Mr. Earle, at a very'low price. As a first attemnpt of the kind in the Colony, it has been dedicated to General Darling. The likeness is faithful --and, considering .the difficulties. Mr. Earle ,has had to contend with, great credit is due to that gentleman, THEI beautiful Art of Lithography, was invented by Alvis Senefelder, a German, bred an Engraver, but too .poor to, follow his profession, he determined to put into practice, 'an idea he had conceived, that stone, by a pecu liar process, might be made a substitute for copper. After many experiments, and considerable time had been expended, rthis meritorious- man succeedeld;--thus ac q*uiring. the honour of having invented an Ar...
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Monitor — 11 August 1826
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. ARRIVALS.-On Saturday the 5th instant, the Convict Transport, Regalia, Captain Burt, from Ireland, with 129 male prisoners. She sailed from Dublin the 14th of March, and touched at Rio de Janeiro. Surgeon Super intendent, Dr. Rutherford. R. N. The guard consists of Lieutenant Coke and 30 men of the 39th Regiment. ON Sunday the 6th instant, His Majesty's Ship Fly of 18 guns and 110 men-Captain Wetherall. Sailed from Madras on the 4th of June. Same day, the Merchant Ship John Bull, H. J. Rowe Commander, from Canton, With Teas, &c. Sailed on the 9th of March, and from Batavia on the. 11 th of June. Consigned to Messrs. Jones and Walker, (for ladiri 'see Manifest in another column.) Same day, the Merchant Brig Corsair, J. Robinson Commander, from Liverpool. -Sailed the 9th of March. Consigned to Messrs. Aspinall and Brown. (For lading see Manifest.) On Wednesday the 9th instant, the Merehant Ship Faith, 'V W. Delvitte, Commander, from London direct. Sailed...
SUPREME CIVIL COURT. MONDAY, AUGUST 7, 1826. LOWE v. DANGAR. [Newspaper Article] — The Monitor — 11 August 1826
SUPREME. CIVIL COURT. MONDAY, AUGUST 7, 1826. &nbsp; LOWE v. DANGAR. THE plaintiff in this case, a magistrate of the terri tory, residing at Bringelly, sought to recover damages from the defendant, an old officer attached to the survey or-general's office, but resident at Newcastle, for an alleged lible, contained in a letter published in the Sydney Gazette, on the 2nd of January last, addressed to the Editor, and signed " JOHN BULL." The damages were laid at 400l. MR. WENTWORTH stated the case for the plaintiff; the learned gentleman observed, that the declaration con tained two counts, in which the averments were not set forth continuously, but selected from passages in the letter complained of. When he came to the naked facts of the case, he would shew that the defendant had pro pagated reports of the most injurious and calumnious nature. The plaintiff was a magistrate of some years standing, and of conduct which had never yet attracted the animadversion of the world, but...
UP-COUNTRY POLICE. [Newspaper Article] — The Monitor — 11 August 1826
'UP-COUNTRY POLICE. AUGUST 3.-ANN BUKINSHAW, a free woman, com plained of one John Jones, who then stood, ini proper person, before the Court. The nature of the case was briefly this: Mrs. B. having made use of some very en dearing expressions to John, who did not seem to relish her affectionate blandishments, by way of return, struck the complainant across the mouth. This constituted the charge. The defendant did not deny the assault, but justified; saying, that the name of Mlrs. B. was enough for hini ; that he did not wish to be polluted by the close connexion complainant had derived between her hand and his mouth.--Reprimanded and discharged. SARAH STOKES, a prisoner, the unfortunate rib of one Smart, also one of his Majesty,s servants, appeared, charged by one Euphemia Howarth, with " pocketing" a pair of tumblers from her shop.-Remanded for a Bench. WINDSOR. JOHN MAHAR, prisoner for life, and Daniel Coffee, pri soner for 7 years, were apprehended in Windsor without a pass. The...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — The Monitor — 11 August 1826
TO CORRESPONDENTS: OSCAVATAS' letter on "sly grog &nbsp; Shops," goes merely, to say in general, that they, exist, and &nbsp; that they are receptacles for vice. These are two, truisms— consequently not worthy of insertion. The remedy he pro- poses, namely, a vigilant and pure constabulary, is also an old proposal, not more worthy of insertion ; for it is impossi- ble to pay a whole constabulary so well, as to place them above the bribes of brothel-keepers and fencing-houses. The only remedies are, throwing open the trade of spirits to all that choose to sell them, provided none be drunk except standing at the counter—and the old-fashioned remedy of indicting bad houses. The same reasons which prevent peo- ple from indicting a house of ill fame, will operate against all other remedies. .JV.' L. C's entertaining production, hus been laid out for the press the two last weeks, but circumstances have prevented its insertion. It will be sure to .procure insertion in our c...
PRESENTMENT OF THE SYDNEY GRAND JURY. [Newspaper Article] — The Monitor — 11 August 1826
PRESENTMENT OF THE SYDNEY GRAND JURY. &nbsp; &nbsp; THE Grand Jury of our Sovereign Lord the King present,--that in the discharge of' their various and important duties they visited the County Gaol and Floating Prison, both of which they found in a progres- sive state of improvement. No complaints were pre- ferred in either prison,with the exception of a want of sufficient clothing by a few of the convicts in the Gaol, and the case of one individual in the latter prison named Patrick Gray, into the merit of whose complaint, (viz. fine and imprisonment) the Grand Jury recommend en quiry. The Grand Jury have again to advert to the delay which in many instances exists in forwarding prisoners to the respective penal settlements, some of whom have been sentenced upwards of twelve months. THE Grand Jury regret to have cause again to present &nbsp; the great nuisance arising from the impure state of the Water contained in the Tanks and generally used by the Inhabita...
JOHN CONNELL, ESQ. FOREMAN OF THE GRAND JURY. George Street, 8th of August, 1826. [Newspaper Article] — The Monitor — 11 August 1826
JOHN CONNELL, ,Esq. FOREMAN OF THE GRAND JURY. George Street, 8th of August, 1826.. SIR, &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; THE stream which supplies the tanks runs at the back of my house. When the rain commences, the privies and slaughter-house drains begin to disgorge into it their contents---when washed out by the rain, the subsequent showers cause the stream to become more pure. But the tanks in the interim receive the sediment. The bot- toms, on being cleaned out, would be found to consist of human ordure, blood, &c. &c. On these lees rests the water drunk by the gaol inmates, and by some of the in- habitants;. and the result sooner or later will be, that some dire pestilence will visit this town. The Tanks ought to be closed in, to prevent people from using the water for culinary purposes. Until water be brought in from a distance, very deep wells, of from twelve to twenty feet in diameter, to be worked by prisoners, might be dug in di...
SYDNEY MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — The Monitor — 11 August 1826
SYDNEY MARKETS. A GLOOM pervaded the Market yesterday, arising from the continued and increasing depression throughout every branch &nbsp; of dealing. Wheat of an ordinary quality was abundant, but bidders were not to be found, and the sales effected were less than we remember ever to have noticed. Maize was not so plentiful, but averaged nearly as last week. No Barley was brought to Market. Scarcely any business was done in the Cattle Market; Eight Working Bullocks only were sold, which fetched a fair price; and 2 Horses. BUSHELS OF WHEAT SOLD. 40 at 8.-80 at 7s. 6d.-23 at 7s. 3d.-78 at 78.-90 at Gs. Gd. -20 at 6s 9d.-Total 621 Bushels. Wheat from 6s. 64. to 8s.-Average on total sold 7s. id. per Bushel. Maize from 2s. 6d. to 3s. 3d. Barley. none. But. ter from 2s. Gd. to 3*. Gd. per lb. Cheese from 10d. to Is. 6d. Eggs from is. Gd. to 2s. per dozen. Fowls from 3s. 6d. to 4s.. per couple. Ducks from 5s. to .6s. Geese from 12a. to 15s. Turkies from 12s. to 16s. Potatoes from ...
FOURTH CONCERT. [Newspaper Article] — The Monitor — 11 August 1826
FOURTH CONCERT. About three hundred persons of both sexes, again assembled at the New School Room in Castle reigh-street, on Wednesday evening at half-past seven, to listen to the strains of vocal and instrumental harmo ny. The company, saving the absence of his Honour the LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR, was equally select and respec table with that which we witnessed at the last meeting. The music consisted of the following selection. FIRST PART. OVERTURE - - - Romberg &nbsp; Song. When the rose-bud of Summer, Stevenson. &nbsp; GLEE. Sailor Boy, - - Kelly. DUETTO Flutes, - - Mozart. &nbsp; SONG When the trumpet of War, Cooke. &nbsp; Comic SONG &nbsp; AIR, WITH VARIATIONs, Violin, Sanderson. &nbsp; SECOND PART. &nbsp; &nbsp; OVERTURE : Deserter. &nbsp; GLEE Lightly tread. RECIT. & AIR Awful, pleasing Being say, Handel. SONG The Nightingale Club. DUETTO All's Well, - - Braham. &nbsp; THE two overtures gave g...
Extract from the Observer. [Newspaper Article] — The Monitor — 18 August 1826
Extract fronm the Observer. CRowDbn v. AusTiN.--TaIs was an action to recover the value of a horse purchased by the defendant at a pub lic auction at Aldridge's Repository. The defence was that a groom, in the service of the plaintiff, had attended, on his behalf, and had bid for the horse, by which he raised its value, and the defendant, was deceived. The plaintiff, on proof of this, was non-suited, the Lord Chief Justice considering that the highest bidder, accord ing to the conditions of sale, meant the highest bona fide bidder.--Mr Serjeant Wilde now moved to set aside this nonsuit, on the ground, that, as it was generally under stood a man attended sales of property on behalf of the owner, to prevent the property going at much less than its real value, no fraud, not even of a legal kind, could be said to have been committed; and he further observed, that the defendant being a horse-dealer, it was improbable that he should have been deceived by the opinion of another person. The...
SYDNEY MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — The Monitor — 18 August 1826
SYDNEY MARKETS. THE unfavourable state of the weather, put almost a total stop to business at yesterday's market. BUSHELS OF WHEAT SOLD. 90 at 7s. 6d.-120 at 7s.-260 at 6s. 6d.-Total 470 Bushels. Wheat from 6s. 6d. to 7s. 6d.-Average on total sold 7s. ld. per BusheL Maize from 2s. 9d. to 3s. Barley. 3s. 6d. But ter from2s. 6d. to3s. 6d. per lb. Cheese from Is. toy. 3d. Eggs from 18s. 3d. to Is. 6d. per dozen. Fowls from 3s:.6d. to 4s. per couple. Ducks from 4s. 6d. to 5e. 6d. Geese from 1 s. 6d.to 16s. Turkies from 12s.. to 14s. Potatoes from 12s. to 148. per cwt. Fine Flour 21s. per cwt. Bread 6d. per. Loaf. Beef 3s. Sd. per stone. Mutton 4s. per do. Pork 5s. 2d. per do. Hay 61. per ton. A typographical error crept into our market returns last week: viz, 621 bushels of wheat sold, was in serted, instead of 336--how, therefore " the abundant supply" could have been " eagerly bought up"-vide " Australian" of Aug. 12, we are at a loss to guess.- Again, 7s 5d. was stated in the Austral...
Theology, Ethics, Religious Intelligence, &c. &c. To the Editor of the MONITOR. [Newspaper Article] — The Monitor — 18 August 1826
To the Editor of the MONITOR. . THERE cannot be a more desirable object than that of endeavouring to effect a moral change in the habits of the vicious, even whilst suffering.the just punishment of their crimes; nor a more detestable feeling than that of vaunting ourselves, in consequence of not being under similar circumnstances, and looking down with contempt on those who are inder the vengeance of the law, with. out a wish to reclaim them, rather than benefit ourselves by their continuance in that state of slavery the conse quence of their. outrages oh civil society. But, it is much to be feared, that our English feelings of humanity become blunted, and sympathy, too often, is absorbed in selfishness, through our being accustomed to scenes of punishment; and that a few years residence in this co . lony, changes our views and sentiments as much as a re. sidence in the West Indies does those perpons who were most abhorrent of the system of slavery, when out of its pestilential infl...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — The Monitor — 18 August 1826
?IIE natives of New Holl0and have been represented as peculiarly inferior in intellect to all other savage tribes.--After 14 years acquaintance with these. people,. we positivelydeny any peculiar mental deficiency. The laziness of their natures we admit, and their consequent carelessness about the future. This we account for-by the circumstance of food, and clothing, and fuel, being in plenty during our mild winter. In short, the voluptu ousness of our cliiiate, and not deficiency of intellect, accounts for the want of economy and forecast among the tribes of New South Wales. (ED.)
DIARY. MEMORANDUM FOR THE ENSUING WEEK. [Newspaper Article] — The Monitor — 18 August 1826
DIARY. MEMORANDUM FOR THE ENSUING WEEK. "j$ SUN rises, 34 min. past 6. o High Water at Port-Jackson, 10 min. past 8 Morn.-36 mI. min. past 8 Night. f., | High Water, at 56 min. pist 8 Morn,-10 mnin. past 9 SI Night. Sun Sets 27 min. Iast 5. 13th Sunday after Trinity. l High Water, 30 min. past 9 Morn.-50 min. past 9 Night Day, 10 hours 56 min. long. I.- DUKE OF YORK Born. High Water, 5 min. past 10 Morn.-25 min. past 10 Nt. E i jI High Water, 45 min. pastl0 Morn.-11 at Night. 0: 1 ! High Water, 16 min. past 11 Morn.-35 min. past 11 Nt. St. BARTHOLOMEW. High Water, 56 min. past 11 Forenoon. GARDEN-Sow Carrots and Parsnips for a general Crop in a light sandy soiL STATE OF TIIE WEATHER DURING THE LAST WEEK, WITH THE VARIATIONS. OF THE THERMOMETER, TAKEN AT 7 A. 5A. AND 12 ,M. EACH DAY RESPECTIVELV. WED. 'THURS. FRID. SAT. SUN. MON. TUES. 58-61 66-58 57-67 58-60 54--59 56-56 54-57 bHOW . FAIR. FAIR. FAIR. FAIR RAINY. HEAVY ERY.. - RAIN.'
ORIGINAL POETRY. TO A MOSS ROSE. "Beauty when unadorned, &c. &c." [Newspaper Article] — The Monitor — 18 August 1826
ORIGINAL POETRY, TO A MOSS ROSE. "Beauty when unadorned, 4c. arc." THE angel of sweet flowers, one day, Beneath a Rose-tree sleeping lay That Spirit to whose charge is given, To bathe young briars in dew from Heav'n. Awaking from his light repose, The Angel whisper'd to the rose "' O fondest object of my care ! " Still fairest found, where all are fair- ' For the sweet shade thou'st given to me, ",Ask what thou wilt-'tis granted thee !" ".Then," said'the'rose, with deepen'd glow, a On me ANOTHER grace bestow -" The Spirit 1Saused-in sileat thought :What grace was there, the flower had not ? 'Twas but a moment-o'er the rose A vail of moss the angel throws ! And, robed in natures' simplest weed, Co~uld there a flower .that rose exceed ? Sydney, Aug. 13th, 1826. . A. PI
To the EDITOR of the MONITOR. [Newspaper Article] — The Monitor — 18 August 1826
To the EDmITO of the MONiToR. Sta,, TnB shop-keeper, dealer, pedlar, or merchant, all re quire a few hours pleasure, after the toils of a hot day; the mechanic too who earns his 7s. 6d. per day, could spare two shillings for an evenings amusement at a theatre once a-week, in lieu of getting drunk in the streets, and paying the police-office five shillings; the sight of Mr Rossi, is not very pleasant to an honest trades .man, who by chance got a cup too much. The poor or midling class of people in this colony, have no amuse ment whatever, unless drinking, if amusement. Ano ther extravagant.way of entertainment prevails, for the want of a theatre, that is, going on horse-back on Sun days, to the half-way house, or in a chaise, which costs not less than ten or fifteen shillings, whereas in a theatre 'some part of the week, the husband may take his wife and himself for about four shillings the two. The boxes 'as in all theatres, are set apart for the great folks, the pit .for the midlin...
To the EDITOR of the MONITOR. Appin, July, 27th, 1826. [Newspaper Article] — The Monitor — 18 August 1826
;To the EDIToR of the IooNItro. Sir, Appin, July, 27th, 1826. SHOULD youa consider the underwritten statement of facts worthy a corner in your ,independiant , ournal, .by giving the same insertion, you will very much oblige, SIR, " A, FEW OF y OUR. SUBSCRItBERS. WE are informed, that not one of the applications pre sented to the bench of magistrates at "Campbell Town, by. individuals for the vacant office of ChiefConstable of Appin,. was approved of; althouih the' applicants were; more .or less recommended by the respectable inhabi-, tants and .landholders of 'that ,district. : .Ve 'inderstand that the objections made, (to some of the applicants,) was '",for living with women ,unmarried," (e.e really abhor that system, and wish it could be prevented,) :yet, the man appointed to. ,t1e.vacait , ofce, did not apply publicly .for the situation, as the other applicants did,- and has a wife now living in Ireland, and the woman to whom he is married.in.this colony, has a husband living in ...