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Original Poetry. TO FLORA. FOR THE "HAWKESBURY COURIER." [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Courier and Agricultural and General Advertiser — 5 December 1844
TOR THE f HAWKESBURY COÜBIEB " Ye Tocal throng, that charm the bush. To you 1*11 sing nry^rief. Your tuneful notes «ny ca res may hush, And -give thy heart relief. To you I'll tell my love disdain'd, By her I love the best, Perhaps yon too in love are pain'd, And sorrows fill your breast. ïf so your voices hither bring, Let then with mine combine, You of your unkind loves can sing, And I will sing of mine. ï&lt;et"synipathy our notes attune, To sorrow's softest strain. And when the melting tale is done, We'll sing it o'er again. Ohl could tny strain but reach her ear, I think H would touch her heart, Vor gentle feelings harbour tbere,- j Although I've there no part. And could I but her pity move, Her love I'd hope to gain, For pity cousin is to love, As pleasure is to pain. The one the other oft succeeds, And often it is found, Tliit when the heart with sorrow bleeds, Pleasure heels up the wound. "Waft, waft, ye zephyrs gently blow, Mv strains into her ear, And let Tier all ...
Sydney Shipping News. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Courier and Agricultural and General Advertiser — 5 December 1844
Sydney Shipping News. ARRIVED. I NOT. 27.-The Tryphcna, 131 tons, W. S. Hindmarsh, master, from Auckland 1:9th, ult. with manganese, &c. Nor. 27.-The brig Eleanor, 253 tons, M'Farlane, master, from Port Nicholson the* 4th and Nelson the 10th inst -with oil, &c Nov 27 -The schooner Wanderer, 136 tons. Burns, master, from Port Nicholson th« 1st and Queen Cha ri oil's Sound the 10th. inst.-with oil and fiase. Nov. 29-The schooner Star of China, 112 tons, Tinlay mister, from Port Nicholson the 7th and Nelson the 15th inst-with oil, &C. Nov. 23.-The steamer William the Fourth, 53 tous, Wiseman, master, from th« Clarence River the 27th inst -with wool &&lt;". DKC 3--The batque Lord Auckland, 628 tons, R. Brown, master, from th« Downs th» 2lst Joly, and Hobart Town the 26th ult., with troops. SATLED, Nov. 27.-The stpnmer Sovereign, Cape, master, for Moreton Bay-with sundries. Nov. 28-The schoouer Edward. Tallan, master, for Boyd Town, Twofold Bay-wit...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Courier and Agricultural and General Advertiser — 5 December 1844
TERMS. Thu HAWKESBURY COURIER will continue to he pub lished every Thursday morning, in Windsor and Richmond, and forwarded to all parts of the Country. The terms of SuBscrtipnov ure ñs. per Quarter; and Subscribers not resident in either of the above towns, must pay in advance. The quarters end on the last Thursday in the months of March, Jua«, September, and December, on whick days only- or previous to the following Monday can resignations be receive'!, which must be accompanied by pay* ment of all monies due. The charges for ADVERTISEMENTS are : For the first inch, 3s. ; and for every inch of space offer, nt the rate of ls for each insertion ; and the num ber of times to be published must be written on the face of the manuscript, or the advertisements will be continued till countermanded. Non-subs&ibers must fay the amount previous to the insertion of their udve'tisements, which must be sent before tuelve o'clock niton, on Wednesday, and orders to withdraw, not law than M...
Steam Power. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Courier and Agricultural and General Advertiser — 5 December 1844
Steam Power. A pint of water tnay.be evaporated by two ounces of coals. In its evaporation it swells into '216 gallons of steam, with a mechanical force sufficient to raise a weight of 37 tons a foot high. The »team thus produced has a pressure equal to that of common atmos pheric air ; and by allowing it to expand by virtue of its elasticity, a further mechanical j force may be obtained, at least equal in \ amount to the former. A piut of water, j therefore, and txvo ouuces of coals are thus j rendered capable of doing as much work i-s I is equivalent to 74 tons raised a foot high The circumstances under which the ste«ni i engine is worked on a railway are not fa . vouiable to the economy of fuel. Never theless, a pound of coke bumed in a locomo tive eugine, will evapoiate about five pints of water. lu their evaporation they will exert a mechanical force sufficient to draw two tons on the rail wa v, a distancé bf one mile in two minutes. Four horses working iu a stage coach on a co...
"HAWKESBURY COURIER. THURSDAY, DECEMBER 5, 1844. The Roads. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Courier and Agricultural and General Advertiser — 5 December 1844
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 5,1844. The Roads. Olm attention is forcibly directed to the long continued and daily increasing bad «tate of the Roads, which each successive rain, if only of few hours duration, renders in many places almost impassable; in fact, unless «orne very speedy steps are taken, we do not see how the wool and other pro duce in the interior is to be forwarded to Sydney for shipment or sale. There is an old proverb which says, " between two «tools one is sure of coming to the ground" ; «nd such is the position of the Colonists -with regard to the roads ; the District Councils on whom it was intended this matter should devolve, are not in operation ; .and the Government, with whom the matter previously Tested, are not authorised to pro ceed therewith, in consequence of the power having been taken out of their hands by the Act of Parliament, directing the consti tution of these'Councils. In this dilemma it behoves the Colonists to use every means -at their disposal to have t...
From the Gazette. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Courier and Agricultural and General Advertiser — 5 December 1844
From the Gazette. His Excellency tbe Governor has been pleased to appoint George Allen, Esq., of Sydney-and now Mayor of the City-to be a Magistrate of the Territory. Kis Excellency the Governor has been pleased to appoint the undermentioned gen tlemen to be Maeistrates for the Town of Melbourne, Port Phillip-George Frederick Berkley St. John and Jonathan Binns Were, Esqis. '%t^SrM»e^~«be Queer» In the follov^i^^ words :---" Although I have no troops like I these-such as ( have will evtf be at your j Majesty's service I" ' " j
AT THE POLICE OFFICE, GOULBURN. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Courier and Agricultural and General Advertiser — 5 December 1844
AT THE POLICE OFFICE, GOULBURN; I. Argyle, 640 acres, parish uunamed, near Corowong, Lake George. .2. Argyle, 640 acres, parish unnamed, near Corowong, Luke George, 3. Argyle, 800 acres,"parish unnamed, near Corowong, Lake Ceorge. 4. Argyle, 8''0 acres, parish unnamed, near Corowong, L«ke George. 5. Argyle, 640 acres, parish unnamed, near Corowong, Lake George. 6. Argyle, 640 actes, parish unnamed, near Tarlo, by the bead of Tarlo River. 7. Argyle, 640 acres, parish unnamed, at Cutty Cutty Yang. 8. Georgiana, 640 acres parish uuuamed, at Kangaloola, at Diamond Swamp. 9. Georgiana, 640 acres, parish unnamed, st Kangaloola. 10. Georgiana, 640 acres, parish unnamed, at , Kangaloolii. II. Georgiana, 640 acres, parish unnamed, near Bolong, near ßugbuggan Creek, Aber* crombie River.
Latest English News [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Courier and Agricultural and General Advertiser — 5 December 1844
Latest English News Br last Night's Mail we are put in posses sion of English .News to the 12th August, per the *' WILLIAM JARDINE," -which arrived at Hobart Town on the 20th of Nov. last. She had consigned the Mail for this Colony to the " LORD AUCKLAND," which sailed from the Derwent directly after, and arrived in Sydney on Tuesday last. The following ex tracts which we glean from the Journals, will be found interesting i Her Majesty Queen Victoria had given birth to a son on the 6th Aug., who will no doubt be created Duke of York. Her Ma jesty and the Royal Infant-up to the latest ! accounts-were doing well. The usual re joicings consequent on such occasions had occurred throughput the Kingdom.-j lt was not expected that Judgment in the ] Writ of Error would be delivered by the House of Lords until the 29th or 30th of August, some of the Judges not having re turned from Circuit.--The French aggres sions at Tahiti had been taken up with much warmth in both Houses of Parliament. Go...
New Zealand. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Courier and Agricultural and General Advertiser — 5 December 1844
New Zealand. TUE following official notice appeared in the Auckland Times, of the 8th October : " Colonial Secretary's Office, «' Auckland/lst Oct., 1844. " On and after this day neither Light Dues, Port Charges, nor Harbour Dues of any kind will be demanded from any vessel whatever iu or near any part of New Zea land. " Taking a pilot will be optional with the master or commander of any vessel : but if one be taken, his charge for pilotage will be three shillings per foot into or out of any harbour orpoit, and on« shilling per foot for his services in any roadstead-when bar* four pilotage is not paid, . " There are no duties of Customs, or pub lic chargps of any kind payable by vessels in New Zealaud. " Bv Command, " ANDREW SINCLAIR, Col. Sec."
OCCUPATION LICENSES. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Courier and Agricultural and General Advertiser — 5 December 1844
! OQCUPAÏ'ION LICENSES. At Slaven o'clock of Tnuraday. the I9lh day of Deceorber next; wilt be put up to auction, at the se vet at nieces iiatn-d, ibo Licenses io occupy, under the Régulations of tb» Slat August 1841, tbe following portions rf Land,, for one year, from the 1st January, 1845. Further infor notation respecting tbe Land may be obtained from the Sarveyor General ; and respecting tbe conditions, from the Colonial Treasurer ; and at the Police Office of the District, where the auctions are to take place. * ATTHECOLONIALTREASURY.SYDNEY; The upset price of each lot is £b per section of 640 acres. I. Cumberland, 6 to acres, parish of Wedder burn, about four miles south-east of Campbell town. %. Phillip, 800 acres, parish unnamed, near Moolarben. 3. Phillip, 640 acres, parish unnamed, near Moolarben. 4. Phillip, 640 acres, parish unnamed; near Lonee. 5. fillip, 644 acres, parish unnamed, at Talooby.- 1 " ? 6. Phillip, 640 acres, parish unnamed, near Moolarben. 7. St. Vincent,...
Overland Route to Port Essington. DESPATCH [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Courier and Agricultural and General Advertiser — 5 December 1844
Overland Route to Fort Essington. DESPATCH fcAlî) Ul'ON THE TAU LE OF TUE LEGISLA TIVE COUNCiL BV THE COLONIAL 8ECUE TAttYON THE 28T1I NOV., AND ORDERED TO BE PUINTED. (No. 203.) Government House, Sydney, Dec. 7, 1843 MY LORD,-I have the honor to report to your Lordship, that on the 3rd Octo ber last, a Committee was appointed by the Legislative Council " To enquire into the practicability of a design for Un over land route to Fort Essington, and the means whereby it may be carried into -effect.'* The motion was brought for ward by Dr. Nicholson, M. I)., one ot the Members for Fort Phillip, without any previous communication with me. On the 24th of the same month (October) the Committee reported, and a copy of the Report is enclosed. On the 1st November an Address was ^voted to me by the Council, praying that I would cause the sum of £1000 to lie placed upon the estimates for the pur pose of defraying the expense of the lix« pedition ; and on the 9ih November, I, in reply, stated, t...
Formation of a New Penal Settlement. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Courier and Agricultural and General Advertiser — 5 December 1844
formation of a New Penal Settlement. AUTHENTIC information lias reached th Colony ot the intention of Governmen to form a Penal Settlement on the north ' eastern coast of Australia, beyond tin . limits of this Colony. The exact spot has not, as we under stand, been fixed upon. Halifax Bay h . spoken of as likely to form an ad van tageous position for the purpose. The first ships, with prisoners on boarc for the new Settlement, may be expectec shortly lo arrive at Sydney. A meeting it is said, is to take place between Sh George Gipps, Sir Eardly Wilmot, and Mr. La Trobe, the Superintendent ol Port Phillip, in order to take Ifito con sideration, and report upon the coursé which they may consider most advisable to adopt, in the formation of the Settle ment, and the carrying out a judicious and comprehensive system of penal dis cipline. This is a subject fraught with consider ations of the utmost importance, not only to this Colony, and to the national wel fare, but to the common intere...
On the different applications of Lime. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Courier and Agricultural and General Advertiser — 5 December 1844
On tîie different appli cations of Lime. j HAVING seen some remarks in Davies* Agri cultural Chemistry on the effects of lime, in its caustic aud mild state, and not remem bering to have seen anything in the Gazette to the same effect, I would perhaps be al lowed to in ak H a few quotations ; be says, " quirk lime, when first made, is crusticand burning to the tongue, rendéis vegetable blues green, and is soluble in water ; but when combined with carbonic acid, it losrs its solubility and burning taste, aud becotm-s the same as chalk or limestone, being whnt is termed milk Um» or carbonate of lime/* '.Quick lime," be further observes, ** is in jurious to plants, and limewater tn this stale would destroy vegetation. But lime, when it is so long exposed to the airas to become mild, it is a useful ingredient in all soils which do not effervesce in acids. Lime, bi slacking, absorbs about one-third its weight of water, and is termed hydrate of lime,«ntl by long exppsure to air, the water...
Maitland. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Courier and Agricultural and General Advertiser — 5 December 1844
Maitland. MORE MANUFACTURES IS THE DISTRICT. -We have this w^nk heard of another ma nufacture (if that tíírm is strictly correct) about to he undertaken in this neighbour hood. We aliud« to mustard-of which an experimental crop is uow growing and looking very protnising,aud for the grinding of which Mr, JB'.air, of the Dunmore steam [ailis is preparing proper machinery. This gentleman sent an excelleut sample of pearl bari ev-of his. manufacture-to the show ol the Hunter Uiver Agricultural Society, ann we are glad to hear he meets willi sufficient encouragement to continue tts manufacture. lt is to him also we sre indebted for the first sample of colonial oatmeal, of which we can speak from experience in the highest term« ; and we are glad to heur that his success hus led him to undertake other enterprises of the same nature, in which we heartily wish h*v&lt;i every success. We understand the sample of oatmeal we tasted W4S grown iu this dis trict, bnt tUtit the supply is so...
Courting by Proxy. A TALE OF NEW YORK. [CONCLUDED FROM OUR LAST.] [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Courier and Agricultural and General Advertiser — 5 December 1844
Courting by Proxy. &nbsp; A TALE OF NEW YORK. [CONCLUDED FROM OUR LAST.] "We dare not describe the dreams of o liero. that night ; but we record it to I everlasting credit that lie was not di lieartened by this inauspicious conclusk of hts daring ad venture. He ascribed tl rude interruption, very correctly, to ot of Miss Alida's brothers; and every tin; lie met one of them in the street he use lo tell his grandmamma of it when li came home, always adding that he onl wished to know whether that vms the om Music was still a good resource, an Mr. Alonzo resolved to try it i;i anothc form. He knew a young gentleman wh played the guitar, and sang many a sol Spanish ditty to its seductive twanging and as*this youth happened to be a good natured fellow, and one who did a larg amount of serenading on his own account it was not difficult to persuade him ti attempt something for a friend. So, when the next fair moon favorei the stricken-hearted, the two young men choosing a spot of de...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Courier and Agricultural and General Advertiser — 5 December 1844
Died, &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; At his residence in Queen street, Auckland, New Zealand, on the 23rd September, very suddenly, DUDLEY SINCLAIR, Esq., &nbsp; eldest son of Sir GEORGE SINCLAIR, Bart. The deceased was one of the first band of enterprising and respectable settlers who, emigrated to New Zealand under the aus- pices of the New Zealand Company. At &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; the formation of Auckland, Mr. Sinclair, however, removed from Port Nicholson, and took up his residence at Auckland, with the rise and progress of which he was intimately connected. Independent of his very extensive speculations in land, Mr. Sinclair was also engaged for the last two years in mercantile transactions. We believe his main object in coming to New Zealand was to make an effort to redeem his patrimonial estates from liabilities &nbsp; incurred by his grandfather the late cele- brated Sir John Sinclair, who, from a pa- triot...
SAYINGS AND DOINGS OF THE Legislative Council. WEDNESDAY, NOV. 27. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Courier and Agricultural and General Advertiser — 5 December 1844
SAYINGS AND DOINGS OF THK Legislative Council. WEDNESDAY, NOV. 27. The Council met on this day pursuant to j adjournment, , The SPEAK RH reported to theCouucil thal John Blaxland, Rsq , had resigned his seal .8 uon-elective Member of the Council. The Governor's Private Secretary handed ' lo the SPEAKER six Messages from His Ex cellency, having reference to the undermen tioned subjects:--!. The Extension of the Elective Fianchise to Leaseholders.-2. Two projects of Laws relating to the Allow ances to Witnesses attending Courts of Jus tice, and to the application of Fees taken in the Courts of Requests -3. Commuted Pen sioners-- 4. Additional Appropriation for 1645.--5. Insecurity of Life and Pioperty. 6. Reduction, Mr. LAMB presented a petition from cer tain Merchauts interested in the private Suf fereuce Wharfs, praying that their interests might be protected. Mr. ROBINSON preseutod a petition from the Towu Council at Melbourne, relative to the Élective Franchise. Dr. LANG presented...
Sydney News. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Courier and Agricultural and General Advertiser — 5 December 1844
" 111 -t ' Sydney News. The business transactions of the week have i been extremely limited. From 60 to 80 tons j , -sugar have changed hands at £23 per ton, | , but the greater part has been for shipment ; holders remain firm at former quotations ¡Little br no business bas been done in either tea, spirits, tobacco or cigars. . Wooleen - tinnes to command a ready market : theprices of the week have ranged from l4|d.to 16J. ; ?one very superior sample, washed in warm water, elicited au offer of 181. which was refused by the proprietor. The oil market has received an accession of about 250 tuns of black oil-for which £20 per tun is asked ' -but there are no buyers ; prices remain - steady. Tallow has realized £28 per ton. THOMAS WARNE, SO inhumanly murdered ' by the two Frenchmen, on Saturday week, «ame to the Colony about the year 1824 or . 1825 ; he was a native of Devonport in fing . laud, and had formerly been a domestic ser vant in the family of Sir Thomas Tyrwhitt, Bait., Usher ...