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BRANDING WILD CATTLE. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 2 April 1835
BRANDING WILD CATTLE. WE had only been seated for a few weeks in our editorial chair, when our overseer, an experienced bush-ranger, told us there, were: certain wild cattle belonging to the, Colonial Press,. running at large in and around Sydney, which. he thought we had as good a right to brand .as any body else in the colony. We hesitated, for some time,. alleging that the cattle might be' private property, and that we might therefore be'taken up, if we put our brand upon' them,' for cattle stealing; but the overseer having assured us that they were not private but public property, and that every person connected with the Press had as good a right to brand them-as he had. to hunt kangaroos, more especially as they were of no use to the public in their present wild state, we determined to take our overseer's advice for once, and accordingly gave him the requisite directions for the preparation of a brand, together'with the other' apparatus necessary on such occasions. Every thing ...
PUBLIC MEETING AT BRIGHTON, VAN DIEMAN'S LAND. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 2 April 1835
PUBLIC MEETING: AT BRIGHTON, VANR A "IEMAN'S LAND. AT a'Public Meeting of the inhabitants of thie Police.:: District ,of Brighton,. Van Dieman's Land, ?held' ht the Police-office of their..district; on Thursday, ti'he 12th March, .1835, for the purpose of taking into consideration the propriety .of expressing to Mr." G. W. Robinson, their admiration of his conduct,: in having conciliated and removed the hostile tribes pf' the Aborigines of this Island ;-Frederick' Roper, : Esq., having been unasnimously called to the chair, - it was proposed and carried unanimously:--' 1st. That the conciliation and removal of the hostil , Aboriginal Tribes of this Island have been piodii.tive, al nd followed by 'benefits to the inhabitants, the most important that: any community can receive, viz :-the permanent se curity of life and property. 2nd That these invaluable blessings are consequentupon the unwearied exertions of Mr. Robinson, whose total self-dev~o tion; 'energetic zeal, enduring- patien...
Select Poetry. THE HISTORY OF A LIFE. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 2 April 1835
ýdeet Waret~p. THE HISTORY OF A LIFE.' BY BARRY CORNWALL . DAY dawn'd. Within a curtain'd room, Fill'd,to faintness, with perfume, A lady lay, at point of doom. ,Day closed. A child had seen the light: But for the lady, fair and bright, She rested in undreaming night! Springs camie. The lady's grave was green, And, near it, often-times was seen A gentle boy, with thoughtful mien. :Years fled. He wore a manly face, And struggled in theworld's rough race, And won, at last, a lofty place. And then-he died ! .. Behold, before ye, Humanity's poor sum and story;-.. Life,--Death,--and (all that is of ) Glory.
English Extracts. THE NEW MINISTRY. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 2 April 1835
THE NEW MINISTRY. - 'Tia'publicdhias hardly recovered from the surprise and inLredulity with 'which it first received' the.,intel-' ligence of the dissolution, of Lord Melbourne's .go vernment. That the liberal ministry has. been re moved, that it is designed to replace' it by Tory suc cassors, are matters of ludicrous certainty. In due: and decorous submission to the undoubted legality, of this exercise of his Majesty's prerogative, his faithful4 people are left to exercise. their'constitutional privi ege of wonder. The various. rumours 'of the mode in which this strange exertion of the Royal will was ; made, or of the motives by, which: it was determinied,; •fford no solution of the mystery.; No. explanhation of it is to be found'in events which are as yet known to the public. We confess that: the opportiunity which has beeni selected for. this manoeuvre has been chosen withi some .skill. It is uiseless" to'deniythat the retiring. ministry is not'for the moment suppoited by, that ...
Colonial Statistics. APPENDIX to the REPORT of Major-General LACHLAN MACQUARIE, late Governor of the Colony of New South Wales; being, A List and Schedules of Public Buildings and Works erected, and other useful Improvements made in the Territory of New South Wales, and its Dependencies, at the expense of the Crown, from the 1st of January, 1810, to the 30th of November, 1821, both inclusive; viz:— AT SYDNEY, AND IN THE VICINITY OF DITTO. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 2 April 1835
APPENDIx to ,the REPORT of Major-Geneiral LAi?cAN MACQiUARIE, late Governor of the ' ;Colony of New South: Wales ;being; AList and .:Schedules of. Public Buildings and Works erected, and other useful Iinprovements made in the Territory, of New S6uth Wales, andits ,Dependencies, at the expense of the Crown, ftrom the 1st' of. January, 1810, to the 30th of November, 1821, both inclusive;, viz :- .AT SYDNEY,;AND' 'IN `THE VICINITY ' OF" DITTO.' 1-. . 'Large-stone-built Provision-store and Granary oiur stories high. 2.'"Issuing' stone-built Provision?store, se'cond Gra .:': iaryand office for the Comniissariat.Department, two stories high. S3'. Range'of'brickbuilt Barracks; two stories high, Swith lower verandahs for the troops, having accom modations for 1000 soldiers, and for the full propor 'ti~i of commissioned officers, with 'large handsome . nmess-room and necessary out-offices for the latter, and a large area of ground for a parade, consisting of 'abbt': twvelve" acres, with 'sto...
Colonial Politics. THE LITERARY PROFESSION, OR, THE COLONIAL PRESS. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 2 April 1835
K loottia1 91YittU t S.... ol -tal .out y a HE': LITERARY PRO:FESS'IOON, a C OR, . ;ITHE COLONIAL . PRESS. , Wi nV the business of an editor ofa news- t paper -vas merely t"o repiort the comm on occurrencesL- the accidents and offences J =.-o? f the day, ind:especially when his read- r eirs comprised only a small portion of the' , ge?neral population, his office was neither- t important nor influeitial. Such was the ~ state of the :periodical literature.of .fGreat :l Britain within the* recollection of "many lI individuals }yet alive --the mass ,of the i p eople were. utterly' devoid of curiosity. as to what was happening in the great world xiouind them', and the miserable priodical press of the period meily furnished, r the c?iountry squire, the parish clergyman, and the village milliner, with a list of the 'births, marriages, and deaths of the day. " " The first important'" event that:led to a different' "state= of `thinigss arousing -the nationI from .its: state of lethargy, and ...
TO THE EDITOR OF THE COLONIST. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 2 April 1835
'TO THE EDITOR OF' THE COLONIST. Sit,-As I am sure that whatever, is intended f'.or the public good, will meet with your ap proval, I beg leave to send you a case. of poi soning by laudanum, as mentioned .by Sir Astley Cooper, in his valuable lectures. Within" the last four months, there have been several cases of the same nature mentioned in the jour nals, as having occurred in Sydney and its neigh= bourhood, and since, in those cases the stomach pump, and sulphate of zinc had failed to relieve,, since too, such cases are likely to be of no un frequent occurrence, owing to the continual flow of female emigration to these shores,'and. to the 'carelessness of the apothecaries, and as it appears that T)r. Marcet's treatment is either unknown, or if known, is never put in practice; I think the same will not only be interesting to the rmedical men in general, but may also serve,as a' guide in some such cases, wheire rio medical man .may be near. " The largest quantity of opium,".says Si...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 2 April 1835
BIRTHS.—At Lake Cottage, Port Macquarie, on the 3rd. ult., the Lady of Major Innes, of a daughter. At Castlereagh Street, on the 31st. ult., the Lady of George Salt Tucker, Esq., of a daughter. DEATH.—On the 24th March, at Bathurst, James, youngest son of Mr. John Livingston, aged 12 months. &nbsp;
DEPARTURES. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 9 April 1835
S DEPARTURES. APRIL 4,-Sophla. Jane and Tamar (steamers), for Newr castle. '' APrdi 3:- Currency Lass (schooner); Kind, for.'J.aunii ceston' vwith' sundrie---passengers, Messrs.J: . and S. Par??: 'ohn White; and Joseph Thompson. . APRIL 4.-Elizabeth (schooner), Hart,, for Latiiiceston, with sundries-passenger, Mr. Morland. APiiL 5.-Horatio (brig), Hoodless, for Liverpool, lwth colonial produce--passengers, Dr. Robertson, R. N., Fred. Cross,;Esq., and Mr. Thomas Cook. Saiie day, City of Edinburgh (ship), Browne, for Hobart Town via Twofold Bay, with sundries--passengers, -Messr'. John Kelly, Samuel Layton, Elias Walsh, and Thomas Harvey. Also, same day, Isabella (schooner), Boyle, for Norfolk Island, with Government stores, thirty soldiers, and fifty four prisoners of the crown., .d. . ' "
Shipping Intelligence. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 9 April 1835
*tipptnag Ientltigace. ARRIVALS. April 2.-Sophia Jane, and Tamar (steamers), from New asdtle. April 4.-Lady Hayes (brque), Jaines Barnett, from Cantonlivia :Launceston, with' Tea; having sailed from the former place in December.and the latter, on the 27th ult.-, SFassen'gers, Mrs. Jane Smith. . - .... * April 4.-Anina (schooner), Duif, Ifrom Port Macqnarie with cedar, rosewood, and passengers. April 5.-Sophia Jane, and Tamar, (steamers), from N'ew astle. April 5.- sabella (schooner), Daines, from King George's Sound aind Sivan River. - Cargo, sundries'; ?passengers; Messrs. Jackson and Maddocks April 7.-Waterloo (ship), Cow, from London 17th' Nor. and Hobart Town, 26th MIfarh.-Cargo, sundries; Passen gers, Lieut. Briggs, 50th Regt., 'Mrs. Briggs and three chil. dren, Lieut: Benson, 57th Rtegt., Mrs. Benson and one child; Dr. Roberts, R.N., Rev. J. M'Leish, Messrs. Gabbage, Young,and Reid; Mrs. Reid, Mrs. Young and three children, ]Mrs. Doyle !and one child, fifty-five rank and file,...
PRICES OF FLOUR, PER 100 POUNDS. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 9 April 1835
PRICES OF FLOURD' PEU 100; POUNDS "''' DEAL RSIE ',. 8FCOIND Barker ........ . ..... ?. 18. .. .4 Cooper, George Street:. :.... . ~' 0 ? Dickson ......... ....*.... . . 5 Gerard ..................... 18 . :o ° Gordon ... ... ....... .... 18 '0 ... 5. 15 ' . Hughes and Hoskins .. .. '18 0 ":* " 15 Howell..,,................. :... . 18" r " 1 .Harvey... ........ ..;....... s1B ? O',.. *'*: t 1Y5:'O ; Lovel ., ...,,,........... ...... ' "i ;8.O: l . :, ; ': N. B.-An .allowance of Is. s'made upon "tak ng" O :thousand weight.
PRICES OF THE FOLLOWING ARTICLES. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 9 April 1835
PRICES OYFTHE F]OLLOWING AITICLEvpr't Potatoes......................-6 O0 I Wheat, per bushel..;.. ....-.... 5 6 ' 0 Barley ditto........ 4 Rye ditto ........3 Oats ditto .... ... 3 0 36 Maize ditto .. 3 4 i d Hay, per cwt .....r..,a. : .8 ; 46I:,10 HIay, (oat)h.:, ......., ... ., , ,:,: 0 . :." :;O"r S tr a w , p e r lo a d . . . . . ..1.. . ; "-.: ?-. ". ":1p5 , e0 : 0': _ 4:. Bread per 21b. loaf '0 . .. ?....4 0, Beef per lb., per joint 1..0,... 3, 0 0 Mutton ditto, ditto ....2. :"... ., 0: -:4.:? 0 ',?::i Veal ditto, ditto.... .. . 0 '60 2 Pork ditto, ditto, . ? :. : . O5 0'':6 Coloxtial,salt pork... ......... . 0 '7' Ditto bacon 0....... ......... 7 0 '9? ,Ditto beef, .... :.. .'. '. ' o , -i o' 3 i Ditto hams ......... .,. 8 O Salt, English, per cwt, ....,..... 5 6 6 0 Tea, Hyson, per lb. ,. ........... 3 4 6 - Opon green` .....:.,....2.. ' :2 .3.' :2 0i!". Ground coffee,......... ., ? ..... ' Moist sugars per lb., per 100 lbs. 0 3 ' 0 ' Negrdhead tohocco ,.. . :. :.., - 3 0?i...
IMPORTED GOODS. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 9 April 1835
IMPORTED' GOODS. IWi~is-in' wood ~ $.. ? d. £ .. 4. Sherry, per pipe ........ .....30' 0 0' a .45 0 Madeira, i, ..***............ 30 0 0 .. 45 0 0 Teneriffe, , *.......... .:... 20 0 0 .. 25 0 0 port, ,, ......... .... 35 0 0 .. 50 0 0 Cape, l ,n . bt' "."..... 11 0 0 .. 12 0 0 In bottle Sherry, per do .... ,,,1:'.'.- 10 0 2 0 Port, ' , ....... ....... 1'10 0 .. 2 2 0 Madeira, ,, .............. 1 5 0 .. 15 0 Claret, ,, ..... *. * 0 15 0 .. 1 10 .0 Champaigne, '-".........".* .. 2 10 0 .. 3 10 0 ?oRTaUH-'aylor's, per hhd. ..'??. : 65 0 .. 6:10 0 ;Other Brewers' ,, " .." 4 10 0 ' ' 0 Bottled, per doz. ........ ..... 0 10 0 .. 0 12 0 ALe, per hhd. .......... .... 6 0 0 .. .6.10 0 Bottled, per doz.. ..... .... . '012 0 .. 0 13 0 SeIn's--r bond, per gallon. : Rumn, proof to 20 over proof ....', 0 3 6` .. O0 4 0 Brandy............ ..... ,......0 4 0 .. 0. 5' 0 Gin ...........* ..........0 "" 3 2 . 0 3 6 ToAoco-Negrohead, per. lb..... . 0 0?'; . : 0 0 8 SUG'R--Mauritain tifne, per ton.. 23...
Religious Intelligence. AMERICA. THE CONGREGATIONAL UNION DEPUTATION. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 9 April 1835
e13giioiw ntt gelligc ic ASKEE ICA. jFHE CONGREGATIONAL UNION DEPUTATION. Tui American Board of Education held,. an anni versary meeting lately at Philadelphia, when a reso lution was moved by the Rev. Dr. Lindsley, and seconded by the Rev. Dr. Spring, welcoming the 1Rev. Messrs. Reed and Matheson, delegates from the' Congregational Unioni of England to the Ameri can' Presbyterians. We extract two or three passa ges from the mover and seconder of the resolution: "They have come from a land which the citizens of this country respect and esteem-from a land which they still honour and love as their father-land. They have come from a land of philosophy and poetry, of eloquence and freedom-from a land where religion sheds its benign blessings abroad. They have come from a land eminent' in the cause of liberty-a land great' in commerce and prosperity-from a land distinguished above all coeval nations of the earth. They come from the churches of beautiful England. He trusted, therefore, th...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 9 April 1835
St nuti ement . - BTDWNE , DZSP.NSA.T. vWO SERMONS will be preached in. the Scots Church, SYDNEY, on 'riday.the 17th. inst.. he day commonly called Good iFriday,) by :the: tev. JOHN GARVEN, A.M., Minister of the Scots Church Maitland, when a Collection will' bo'inade in. aid of the above Institution. " tDivine Servicewill commence at 11 A.M., and at half-past3PM . * . AVSTRAZIEZAN STEAR COYNV5TAMIrC T' a Quarterly General Meeting of the Sharehold ers in the above Company, held at the Royal Hotel, Sydney, on Tuesday the 31st March, the Hon. H. H. MACArnTUR, Esq., M.C. Chairman, the fol lowing Resolutions were proposed,. and carried unan imously, viz : 1. That the seventh. Report of the Directors now read be received and approved. 2. That the Treasurer's Report, rshewing the total amount of teceipts of the Steam Packet Australia, within the first seventeen days, to have been 941. 13s. 3d., and a 'balance on this date in favour of the Company of 181. 14s.. Id., be. approved. 3.lThat it...
NIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 9 April 1835
NIGHT.. [From thp German Qf Branner.] BY A N. . [From the Friendship's Offering for 1835.] ' ATHEn, ye sullen thunder-clouds; SYour wings, ye lightnings, wave, Like Spirits bursting from their shrouds; And howl, thou wild and dreary storm, Like echoes of the grave, Sounds of the brothers of the worm. Ay, wilder still, ye thunders, roll, SYe lightnings, cleave the ground:. :Ye cannot shake the Christian soul: I'n God's high strength she sits sublime, ' Though worlds were dust around,; Pefying Chanco, outliving Time, 1 i .I
TO CORRESPONDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 9 April 1835
TiO COa .UBNPONDUNTS. We/ are aorry to. inform the gentleman, who sent us the Advertisement entitled The Sydney Telegraph, that as it did ,not reach our Office till mearly eight o'clock yester day Cveninq, it was impossible to get it inserted this week without deranging all our previous'arrangements. We shall be happy to insert it in our next. Abeona will be inserted; we have no room this week. We have been obliged to defer Uncle Toby for another w * eek. He is in type however. The letter from Maitland will be inserted, either next week or thefollowing.
Markets. WOOL. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 9 April 1835
WOOL, r. By the latest Lndofn reports we find that Austrahliacn':, Wool of the best quality realizes from 2s. to 2s' , per lb.,-and lower samples from is. to 1. IOd. peber°} Van Dieinmah'Land Wooiil bings from is.: 4d;,:; t is. 10d. pet lb. 'here was. a decline of aliout, 3d. per lb. on. the quotations obtained for ;Wool at tlhei: Sales' in July and Aigust laast. The deinands.for.:, Australian Wool continues to improve, and Spanisy." Wool is consequently less sought after.
TIDE TABLE &c. FOR SYDNEY. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 9 April 1835
TIDE TABLE.&c.' FOR SYDNEY. Days. High Water. Sun Age o MORN. ERVEN. Rises. S Sets. Moon Thursday. 0 5 15 5 43 6 10 5 40 12 Fridra .. 10 6 12 6 46 6 21 5 89 13 Satoiday.'. 11 7.'13 7 42 6 22 5 38 14 : Sunday ..; 12 8 10 .8 36 6 23 5 37 1 Monday.. 13 " 56 9 10 4 24 5 30 16. .Tuesday.. 14 9 30 9 50 6 25 5 36 T17 Wedusesdnyl5 10 5 10 25 6. 20 5 35 18
PROJECTED DEPARTURES. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 9 April 1835
S. PROJECTED DEPARTURES. Maria, for Hobart Town, the 11th instant; Craigievar, for Loudon, and Cabotia, for Liverpool, the 12th instant. The Red Rover put back on the morning :of Thiiday last, in consequence of her top-sides being leaky from her lying so.long in port, but having had about thirty .caulkers at work since she came in, she resumed her voyage to Lon lon on Monday. We regret to learn that the new 'schooner :built at Port Macquarie, as a trader; between that port and Sydney, was capsized while coming over the bar, on her first trip to this place. There were upwards of twenty persons on board at the time, but from the immediate assistance rendered by the boats from the shore, all were saved except one child, who was unfortunately drowned. .