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NEWS FROM THE INTERIOR. (From our various Correspondents.) BATHURST. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Morning Herald — 16 August 1842
n-a«rat rxaM trb xbttbbxox. (From our various Correspondents.) BATHURST. A Plblic Meeting «as laid on the 10th 111 M mt, to take into consideration the best means of continuing the benefits of the Guieral Hospital, which the go\ eminent has notified its intention of giuug up, on the 31st instan' Muor General Stewart, iii the Chair A lettei from the Coloni ii Sccretirj, dated the Jjth \ugust, IS H. ind one d ited the ¿¡>th hil} 1 ist, intiim nig tint the present medical establishment would be discontinued by the f;o\ crûment, on t'a 31st instant Hie meeting in\ nig engaged m a long and general con \crsition, The Ria Cn »ules V oodw ir» rose to call the attention of the meeting to the position in which it stood, and the laccsiitj of aiming at some tangible conclusion Ile begged to assure the meeting, that in »isiu^ to request their iltcntion, it w-»s fir from Ins wish to obtrude himself upon public matters not beiring upon I113 ofhcial dutie« On the pre- sent occasion he felt it hi...
NEW ZEALAND. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Morning Herald — 16 August 1842
NEW ZEALAND. Papers from Wellington and Nelson, to the 9th ultimo, came to hand yesterday, but they contain little that is likely to be interesting to our general readers. At Nelson, where they have not yet spent all their imported capital, there appears to be considerable business doing ; but at Wel- lington, there appears to be " nothing moving but stagnation."
RESOURCES OF THE COLONY. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Morning Herald — 16 August 1842
RESOURCES OF THE COLONY. Our intelligent correspondent Jason, after a silence of some months has re- sumed his pen, and transmitted us a very interesting letter on the resources of the Colony, which will be found in another part of the paper. The main principles laid down in this letter we consider irre- futable, although on some of the minor points there may be differences of opi- nion. The present state of the pastoral interests render any inquiry into our la- tent resources especially valuable, particu- larly when that inquiry is conducted by one so able to do it justice as Jason.
ENGLISH EXTRACTS. PARLIAMENTARY DIGEST HOUSE OF LORDS. Tuesday, Feb. 15. BUSINESS OF THE HOUSE. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Morning Herald — 16 August 1842
^** "«ísrttíwS'PBirOMBB «XTSACTa. rf t .PARLIAMENTARY DIGEST ¿&lt;/r HOUSE OF LORDS. Tuesday, Feb. 15. BUSINESS OF THE HOUSE. ,J The' royal assent was given in the usual fform to the Appropriation Act Amend- ment Bill. The commissioners were, the -lord chancellor, the lord president (Wharn ' ,* cliffe), and the Eail of Shaftesbury. \ The Earl of Radnor moved for copies of ^the correspondence between the govern "ment" and the distressed workmen of Spitalfields and Paisley, and also for the copy of a letter from the lords of the tiea sury, signed " George Clerk," stating that , their lordships had sanctioned the decision ¡, , jof the board of trade, that preserved turtle should be admitted at the same rate of duty as live turtle, which, if he was cor i i ' rectly informed, was no duty at all. flf The Earl of Ripon asserted that live turtle did pay a duty. The Earl of Radnor repeated the fact that turtle paid no duty, and adverted to a refusal to permit certain quantities of 2 ...
LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. ORDERS OF THE DAY. TUESDAY, AUGUST 16. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Morning Herald — 16 August 1842
KEOXSX.ATXVB OOUlYCHn ORDERS OF THE DAY. Tuesday, August 16. 1. EsTiMATFs of Expenditure for 1813, fur- ther consideration 2 Sjdncj Corporation Act Amendment Bill, third reading 3 Ports and Ilarboius Act Amendment Bill, third reading 4 Claims to Grants of Land Act Amend- ment Bill third rending 5. Court of Request Bill second reading. NOTICE OF MOTION. TuF&lt;¡DA\, AuausT 10. The Colonial Secretar} That out of the sum of £l2S,07o 5s 7d , being the excess of the amount appropriated for the sen ice of the j ear 18H, there ¡.hall and may be issued and applied anj sum or sums of money not exceeding £29,225 lGs lOd , to supplj the déficiences ni the amount appropriated for certain departments and sen ices for that j ear.
HOUSE OF COMMONS. Wednesday, February 16. BUSINESS OF THE HOUSE. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Morning Herald — 16 August 1842
HOUSE OF COMMONS. Wednesday, February IG. BUSINESS OP THE HOUSE. A number ot petitionsVere presented in favour of a total repeal of the corn laws. Sir James Graham, in reply to Mr. Evans, with respect to the Local Courts Bill, stated the intentions ol' government to introduce a measure to facilitate the recovery of small debts. Mr. Thesiger called the attention of the house to the circumstances attending the petition against the return for the last Belfast election. The Earl of Belfast, who was one of the defeated candidates on that occasion, had petitioned against the return. Ile had since then, however, been raised to the peerage as Lord Ennis liowen, and it was, therefore, contrary to the privileges of the house that a peer should persevere in an election petition. As there had not been a sufficient time afforded for the consideration of the ques- tion, its further consideration was post- poned until Friday. CORN IA^WS. The speakers in the adjourned debate were Mr. Buller, Mr. Be...
HOUSE OF COMMONS. Tuesday, February 15. BUSINESS OF THE HOUSE. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Morning Herald — 16 August 1842
HOUSE OF COMMONS. Tuesday, February 15. BUSINESS OF THE HOUSE. Captain Wemys, Captain Duncombe, | and Lord Jocelyn, took tha oaths' and their seats. Petitions were presented iu favour of total repeal of the corn laxvs. Colonel Fox begge»! to ask if the right hon. baronet had received any intimation of the movements of Cabrera, and, con- nected therewith, of a projected insurrec- tion in Spain ? Sir R. Peel said he had re- ceived intelligence to that effect, but he had receix'ei nothing in the shape of an official communication upon the subject, He expressed an earnest hope that the government of Spain, resting as it did on the good wishes of the bulk of the Spanish people, would resist any machinations directed agaiust it. The Lord Advocate entered into an ex- planation with respect to his contradiction of the statements of Mr. Fox Maule, res- pecting the late lord president of the Court of Session. The learned lord xvrote down immediately to Scotland to the Lord Jus- tice Clerk, wh...
HOUSE OF LORDS. (Friday, February 18.) [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Morning Herald — 16 August 1842
HOUSE OF LORDS. I (Friday, February l8.) I Lord Brougham presented a petition from the baptist congregvution of the Eagle-street chapel, Red Lion Square, for the repeal of the corn laws. Lord Kinnaird presented a petition from Perth, praying for some legislative enact- ment to meet the distresses of the people of Scotland. In Paisley alone there were 19,000 persons living on charity, and unless something was done, the people must starve. The petition concluded by praying for the total repeal of the corn laws. Lord Campbell gave notice, that on Saturday week he would lay upon- the table of the house certain bills for the improvement of justice in this house, the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council, and the Courts of Chancery. The house then adjourned.
HOUSE OF LORDS. (Thursday, February 17.) [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Morning Herald — 16 August 1842
HOUSE OF LORDS. (Thursday, February 17.) Their lordships met at the usual hour. I The Marquis of Conyngham presented a petition from Donegal on the subject of, the Irish Dissenters' Marriage Act. The Earl of Minto presented several petitions from Roxburghshire, and other places, against the provision laws. On the motion of the Duke of Rich- mond, the usual sessional Library Com- mittee was appointed. Lord Brougham presented petitions for a repeal of the corn laws. LordClancartymovedfor ccrtainreturns of the Number of Chaplains appointed to the Workhouses of Ireland under the New Poor-law Act. The noble lord said, that he moved for the returns in question, and others connected with them, to show that the Irish poor-law was at variance with the best interests of the country. While he said this, however, he was far from finding fault with the poor-law commis- sioners. He did not think that the com- missioners were warranted in paying the Roman Catholic chaplains of workhouses double th...
COASTERS INWARDS. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Morning Herald — 16 August 1842
COASTERS INWARDS. August 15.—William Fourth, steamer, 56, Sullivan, from East Gosford, with 30,000 shingles, 2000 feet timbei, 4 tons flour ; Rose, steamer, 172, Pattison, from Morpeth, with &nbsp; 36 bales wool, 100 Indes, 700 bushels maize, 27 kegs colonial tobacco ; Waterwitch, 37, &nbsp; &nbsp; Evans, from Boulee, with 700 bushels wheat, &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; 37 casks pork, 1½ tons potatoes, Friendship, &nbsp; &nbsp; 15, Laverick, from Port Aiken, with lime.
PATERSON. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Morning Herald — 16 August 1842
PATERSON. Lord Stanley's speech in the English House of Commons, wherein he states that this colony is at present over supplied with labour, &nbsp; is another of the very glaring instances of &nbsp; ignorance of our circumstances which so often characterises the Secretary of State for the &nbsp; Colonies, it is, therefore, with great satisfac- tion that we see his Lordship's statement placed in the strong light of contrast with Mr. Macarthur's practical information, and so clearly confuted in one of the last week's numbers of the Herald, that we trust the &nbsp; delusion as to the inducements held out for &nbsp; immigration here, under which the people of England might otherwise labour, will be re- moved. From what source his Lordship received the information with which he fa- voured and astonished the house, it would be difficult to guess, as it will be remembered, that just about the time that the despatches which he would have last received...
GENERAL REMARKS. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Morning Herald — 16 August 1842
OESriML REMARKS. | I Monday 8th.-Moderate westerly breezes till about nine a.m., then dropped; fresh- ened again for awhile before noon, then j died away. After oue, light¡¡outh-eastcrly j ,', wind lill, etlhect, Clear Mitt» ' sky' nil th« ' day ¡ evening calm. ' ' ' . - ! ¡ 9th.-Dull 'cloudy morning, with fresh west wind,,which gradually died away by noon ; calm till one, afterward light airs from south-east ; veering east to north by sunset, sky heavily clouded all the day, a few drops of rain falling in the evening.' Eight o'clock,, wind back to west, light; and before mid . night clouds dispersed. 10th.-Mild pleasant morning, light westerly arra till eleven o'clock; then gentle cast wind, freshened p.m., veering north-east, north-east by north. Between six and seven r.M., thunder clouds rose in south-west and passed to south-east cast with lightning, at ten o'clock xvind shifted to xvest and came on to blow strong and keen, and dark clouds bore up from south-west xvest, and pass...
COASTRERS OUTWARDS. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Morning Herald — 16 August 1842
COASTERS OUTWARDS. August 15.—Challenger, 31, Abbott, for Port Macquarie, in ballast ; Star, 12, Thomp- son, for Ulladulla, with sundries ; Brothers, 13, Singleton, for the Hawkesbury, with sun- dries ; Rose, steamer, 172, Pattison, for Mor- peth, with sundries ; Sarah, 49, Townsend, for Lake Macquarie, with sundries ; Fly, 10, Legge, for Wollongong, with sundries, William Fourth, steamer, Sullivan, for East Gosford, &nbsp; &nbsp; with sundries.
HOUE OF COMMONS. Wednesday, February 23. BUSINESS OF THE HOUSE. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Morning Herald — 16 August 1842
TTOÏTSTC OF COMMONS. Wednesday, February 23. BUSINESS OF THE HOUSE. General Morrison took the oaths and his seat as member for Clackmannan and Kinross. The Landon and Greenwich Railxvay Bill (No. 1) was rea J a second time, and the Marylcbone Vestry Bill was read a first, time. Mr. Wodehouse gave notice of a motion for a return of the amount of assessments to the poor since March, 182(3, distinguish- ing the amount levied on land, on dwell- ing-houses, and on mills and factories. Mr. C. Wood moved for a return of the weekly averages of the prices of wheat in the several towns from which returns are made, and of the amount of wheat sold, in the years 183G, 1839, and 1841. Ordered. In reply to a question from Mr. F. Maule on the subject of turnpike trusts. Sir J. Graham said, that it was the in- tention of his honorable friend the member for Cambridge to introduce a general turnpike bill. Si»; R. Peel, in answer to Mr. E. Buller, said, he could not tell whether Lord Ellenborough would...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Morning Herald — 16 August 1842
M-OKTU, AWD mOVTU AHSBIOA* corran novan, MR. SAMUELDAVIBS, elder son of the late James Davies, deceased, and administrator to his estate, begs most respectfully to inform the members of the Subscription Room, from whom his late father received so many acts of support and kindness during his life-time, that he has determined to carry on the business of the Subscription Room in all Its departments, as it has existed during the la«t sixteen years, as well as of the tavern and hotel; und he trusts, with numerous improvements, now in progress of fulfilment, with regard io the quantity, quality, and priority of information from every quarter of the world. To accomplish these objects no pains or expense will be spared ; and Mr. Samuel Davies hopes, in consequence, that he will receive from the members of the Subscription Room some portion, at least, of that support which enabled his father to render it the centre of political and commercial intelligence. Arrangements are in progress, and w...