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Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Sydney News — 4 February 1854
BIRTHS.-Ather residence, Skrence-street, on the 2bth instant, the wife of-Mr. James Turton, junior, of a son.-On the 27th instant, at her residence, Surry Hills, Mrs. George Lindley, of a son.-At her residence, corner of Park and George-streets, on the 27th. instant, the .wife of Mr. George Simpson, of a son.-At Weire Cottage, near Penrith, the wife of Mr. Hodginson Allen, on the morning of the 26th instant, of a'son, and all's well.-At Minora, O'Connell, on the 23rd January, Mrs. James Milchanr Hassan, of a daughter.-On the 25th, at her residence, Kent-street North, Mrs. William Smyth, formerly of Hexham, near Newcastle, of a daughter.-At Alpha Cottage, Camden, on Monday, 23rd January, the wife ol'J. W. Walker, Esq., surgeon, of a daughter.-At- the Parsonage, Tamworth, 25th, January, the wife of the Rev. Edward Williams, of a son.-At her residence, East Maitland, on tile 29th January, Mrs. Edward Ogg, of 'a son.-At the residence of Mrs. Smith, Bathurst-street, on the 30th instant, ...
PUBLIC AMUSEMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Sydney News — 11 February 1854
¡ PUBLIC AMUSEMENTS. ST MARY'S! CHORAL SOCIETY.-This Society gave an enter- tainment to its friends on Monday evening, and the numerous .company assembled, appeared to be highly delighted. Miss Harris lent her powerful aid on the occasion, and was of great ser- vice in leading the sopranos, which are frequently the weakest and most unsteady portion of a chorus. We were glad to perceive that the selection was nearly all part music. The practice of singing in parts should be extensively encouraged. It is a most delightful adjunct of a family party, and we are convinced that it might be made an important agent indirectly, in stemming the tide of in- temperance which all so mitch deplore. If the joining people would form means and practice together, Sydney might become eminent as a musical city. The favourite song of the Indian Drum, by Bishop, met with great applause, as it deserved, and the laughable ditty of High Diddle, Diddle, met with a unanimous encore. Mr. Nathan, the conductor,...
THE ILLUSTRATED SYDNEY NEWS. ADVANCE AUSTRALIA. SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 1854. LATEST EUROPEAN NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Sydney News — 11 February 1854
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY ll, 1S54. ' LATEST EUROPEAN NEWS. English papers Have reached Melbourne to the 14th -November. We are therefore indebted to our Melbourne contemporaries for the following brief summary. . ? The Emperor of Russia had issued a manifesto setting- forth that no other alternative but war had been left, to compel the Ottoman. Government to respect treaties, and to obtain from it the reparation of the offences by which it responded to our most-moderate de- mands, and to our legitimate solicitude for the defence of' the orthodox faith in the East, which is also the'religion of the Russian people. '« ? . . ! . : The Times ol'November 14, in a leading article of some length, speaks of this manifestó and the conduct of the Emperor in very severe terms. Thc following is ah extract :-We have thus a war- like manifesto, grounded upon the necessity of securing "a faith- ful observance of treaties," without a single allegation in proof of such treaties having been infringed. We h...
THE LILY OF THE VALLEY. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Sydney News — 11 February 1854
THE LILY OF THE VALLEY. «What an angel !"-" Say rather a lily of the valley !» The speakers were two young sportsmen in the highlands Scotland, who, wearied by a long days' shooting, were approac ing a hill-side spring, famous in that wild district for the coom and pureness of its waters. They had just reached the brow the elevation overlooking the rural fountain, when the sight oi young girl, in the first blush of womanly beauty, sitting by t spring, drew these ejaculations from them in succession. As th spoke they stopped, by a common impulse, to gaze on the f vision a moment before it should be dissipated, which they knew would on their appearance. The young girl was sitting on a low. rock that rose by the si of the fountain, her dimpled elbow resting on the cliff, and li head leaning on her hand. Her attitude was one of nature's oi choosing, and graceful in the extreme, as all such careless pc tures are. The figure of the maiden was slight and sylph-lil yet exquisitely proportio...
ORIGINAL POETRY. SONNET; A SPECULATION. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Sydney News — 11 February 1854
'ORIGINAL POÉTRY. SONNET; ' ; , . , Á SPECULATION. Sunk in thé secret centre of the sea , Lie drowsy depths, never by fathoming line . . ! Waken'd ; high over them the harass'd brine May fret, and roar, and rave in frantic glee, j And skyward toss itself, and suddenly :. Dive with a downward plunge-they far below Sleep husll'd and still, nor doth one troubling throe Throb down to them, cradled in mystery. Our spirit-nature ! mayest thou not too Cherish deep sympathies and hidden feelings, To which mortality can find no clue, And deaf to all philosophy's appealings Which underlie our passions' stormy ocean, Entranc'd. benüinb'd. unruffled bv emotion? IGNOTUS.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Sydney News — 11 February 1854
PUBLIC NOTICE. ' CH. MAY, general Outfitter,'Sic., 34, Hunter r street desires . respectfully to'return his sincere and grateful thanks to the public generally for the very liberal support they have afforded him since commencing business in Sydney. The fact of his trade having steadily increased from day to day is a sufficient gua- rantee that the system on which he has conducted his business hitherto has been duly appeciated, and he trusts by continuing to sell as before a really'good article at the smallest remunerating profit, with strict PERSONAL ATTENTION to all orders entrusted to him, to merita continuance of patronage and support. C. Hi MAY, CLOTHIER, SLOPSELLER, OUTFITTER, tye ' 34, HUNTER-STREET. . LADIES' AND .CHILDREN'S UNDERCLOTHING and Baby,Linen Warehouse, 34, Hunter-street, ; . v ; (Proprietor) C. H. MAY, Country orders promptly executed.' ? , _ MALCOM'S ROYAL AUSTRALIAN AMPHITIíEATRE. York-strG6t UNBOUNDED APPLAUSE and unparalelled attraction Change in the Programme...
ANSWERS TO CORRESPONDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Sydney News — 11 February 1854
ANSWERS TO CORRESPONDENTS. " Entramé ioStorm Bay.'-^-Sketch received with thanks. "A pro- posal for Church 'Extension''-received. ' W. S. Wf communication received. ... . . . TO OUR COUNTRY AGENTS AND SUBSCRIBERS. . Country Agents are respectfully requested 'to make remittances for the quarter ending 1853.. We will thank:our Country Subscribers, to. settle with \any of' our authorised agents, or make a remittance to the .publisher for the quarter now due.
THE STEAM-SHIP GOLDEN AGE. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Sydney News — 11 February 1854
THE STEAM-SHIP GOLDEN AGE. This splendid steam-ship (of which we this week give an en- graving), is now hourly expected in our port, and in anticipation of lier arrival, we present our readers with the following account of her.-She was built in New York by Mr. "Wm. H. Brown, of live oak, locust, and cedar; she is double diagonally braced with iron bars oin. wide, by gin. thick, placed 4ft. apart j'.she is ceiled with Sin. plank, and has la kelsons running the whole length of the ship. She has accommodation for ü'00 steerage passengers the berths furnished with neat mattrasses and pillows, the latter rendered life preserving, by means of an impervious cotton felting. She is admirably ventilated, thus tending materially to lessen the chances of fever, plagues, and other nuisances. The cabins and saloons ave gorgeous-rose, satin, and zebra work, crimson and gold plush hangings, mirrovs'and sofas, all contribute to the com- fort of passengers, and serve to show to what perfection uphols...
NEWS OF THE WEEK. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Sydney News — 11 February 1854
NEWS OF THE WEEK. ANOTHER CASE OF POISONING.-A melancholy event, brought on by excessive drinking/ occurred on Saturday last. It appears from the evidence given at the inquest held on the body of a man named William Stewart, that he had lately been much addicted to drink, and that, on his return home on the evening of Friday 3rd instant, he told his wife he would soon " put an end to- it," and afterwards swallowed the whole contents of a cup, con- taining, there is no doubt, a large quantity of arsenic-at the same" time saying to her, " Margaret, give her (his child) what is in the cup, and she will not be long after me." No medical aid was sought till seven o'clock next morning, and oh. the wife's returning; with Dr. McVitie, the unfortunate man had ceased to live. On a post mortem examination of the body being made by Dr. McVitie, death was found to have been caused by the introduction' of arsenic into the stomach. The Jury returned a verdict to that effect, and desired the corone...
THE MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Sydney News — 11 February 1854
THE MARKETS. . . POULTRY. .Fowls, per pair Ducks " " Geese " Turkeys ,, " Pigeons " " 5 6 to 6 0 .6 0 6 6 10 0 10 6 15 0 40 0 1 6 - - GENERAL MARKETS. Butter, per lb. 16 1 .9 Glenlee do. ... 2 0. 2/ 3 Wollongong do. 1 9 Cheese,colonial. ' 0 7 0 8 Bacon, ditto .. 0 7. 0 8 Lard_..... 0 5 0 6 Eggs ........ 1 9 2 0 Roasting pigs ..5 0 5 6 VEGETABLES. Potatoes, cwt. 12 0 14 0 ?Celery ...... 5 0 S O Cabbages, per dozen. 5 0 10 0 Lettuces-. 10 2 0 Turnips, p. doz. bunches_ 3 0 4 0 Parsnips. 3 0 4 0 Carrots ...... 2 6 3 0 BISCUITS. Wilkie and Mitchell's Prices. Cabin, first, 112lbs., 40s. Pilot, 32s. ; ship, 28s. Meat biscuits, per 501b. tin, 21s. Wine ditto, per 121b. tin, 13s. Abernethy's, per 301b. tin, 21s. Butter crackers, 301b. tin, 21s. Water ditto ditto 20s. HAY MARKET. 'Hay, per ton, £15 to £20 Pumpkins, doz. Peas, pr. bushel Beans, French Onions, pr. cwt. Vegetable mar . row, per doz. 12 O 18 0 12 0 16 0 0 7 0 15 0 20 0 4 0 6 0 . FRUIT. Lemons a doz. Bananas " Plums " -, Passion f...
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Sydney News — 11 February 1854
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. 1 THE GOVERNOR.-We believe we may confidently state that His Excellency Sir Henry Young has received private letters from England, advising him to hold himself in readiness for speedy removal to some other seat of Government.-Register. Nothing decisive has yet transpired relative to the reported gold discovery at the Black Springs ; but little hope appears to be en- tertained of a remunerative gold field existing there. The destructive fire at Mr. Charles Giles's appears .to have been occasioned through the blasting of a log by a neighbour. The loss is far greater than was previously estimated. Upwards of ¿£200 wortli of apples were roasted on the trees ; 3600 apple, 258 pear trees, 50S Jordon almond trees, more than 20,000 vines, 186 cy- press trees, 1000 poplars, and an immense collection of plants and shrubs, many of them very valuable, were completely destroyed. About 14 acres of fruit trees are all that have escaped out of 82 acres under cultivation.
VICTORIA. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Sydney News — 11 February 1854
VICTORIA. - i Lieutenant-Governor La Trobe paid a visit to Geelong on the ,28th ult. His chief object was to inspect the various public works now in progress. Before leaving, he gave a cheque for £25 towards the funds of the lïospital. The foundation-stone of St. John's Episcopal Church was laid . by the Rev. the Dean of Melbourne on the 30th ult., in presence of a very numerous and influential assemblage. Addresses were delivered by different ministers, and in the evening the auspicious event was commemorated by a tea-meeting. The passengers of the Harbinger entertained her respected com- mander, Captain Lane, at dinner, within the Criterion Hotel, on the 27th ult, when they presented him with a handsome anchor, manufactured of Australian gold, and a choice Victorian nugget, in testimony of his excellent conduct during the voyage. A new paper is about to be started at Ballarat under the title of the Ballarat Times. An elegant gold cup, manufactured by Mr. Drew, of Collins street, w...
T. S. MORT, ESQ. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Sydney News — 11 February 1854
T. S. MORT, ESQ. We trust our readers will recognise"in our portrait on another page, the features of the well known Coryplueus of Sydney Auc- tioneers, Mr. T. S. Mort. To the inhabitants of Sydney it would be quite superfluous, as it would be distasteful to him, to dwell upon the many claims he possesses to their esteem. The opinion that is universally entertained of his high and honorable character is sufficiently proved by the vast pecuniary interests that are con- stantly committed unreservedly to his disposal. There are very few positions in trade where judgment, sagacity, and inflexible in- tegrity, are so absolutely necessary, as when acting as agent for others in their own concerns. The eminence that Mr. Mort has obtained in this capacity, is a testimony far higher than any we can oller in his praise ; and could only have been founded upon the experience of a numerous and well satisfied body of clients. It is, however, not only as a clever man of business that Mr. Mort is de...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Sydney News — 11 February 1854
BIRTHS.-On the 4th inst., at lier residence George-street, Mrs E. .T. Scrivener, of a son.-At Yarra Bandini, M'Leay Uiver, on 25th Jan, Mrs. Chapman, of a daughter.-On the 5th inst., at he«' residence, Castlereagh-street, Mrs. William Watson, of a son.-On : the 30th ultimo, at her residence, Jamison-street, Mrs. T. Farrell, of a son.-On the 6th inst., at her residence, Castlereagh-street, Mrs. Joseph Little, of a daughter.-On the 3rd inst, at the resi- dence of Dr. Stacey, J.P., Military Barracks, Newcastle, the wife of M. W. Lewis, Jun., Esq., of a daughter.-On Friday, February 3rd, at his residence, near Braidwood, the lady of Henry Moreing, Esq., of a daughter.-On the 4th inst, at the Parsonage, Scone, the wife of the Rev. C. Child, of a daughter. MARRIED.-On the 1st February, at St. Mary's Church, West Maitland, by the Rev. Robert Chapman, the Rev. Septimus Hungerford, to Eliza Sophia, eldest daughter of the late Henry lncledon Pilcher, Esq., of West Maitland.-At Mudgee, on 29th...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Sydney News — 11 February 1854
WALTON AND CO. WINE, SPIRIT, AND GENERAL MERCHANTS, 479, George St. \ ? (Late Pidding's Cordial Factory.) ? 1 Ç)n KING-STRET, EAST.-JOHN B. XZi\} SMITHERS, Tailor, Habit and Trowser Maker, opposite Miller's Restaurant and ihe Melbourne Hotel. \ '?? '&lt; THOMAS WILSON -FISHMONGER, George-street ^Market, and .401, 'George street^_. - - PETER AND WILLIAM DEAN, ^ - CABINET MAKERS, AND . UPHOLSTERERS, CITY THEATRE, MARKET-STREET, Importers of British Goods. D E AN' S ' V : FURNITURE WA RE H O I). S E, " . City Theatre,' : . ; ¡ MARKET STREET. BMOUNTCASTLE,. Importer : and Hat . Manufacturer, 487, George-street, and 77, Market-street._ - " : LECTRO PLATING, Gilding, and.Colour ing, in all its branches, executed at . ' W, A. MAPPIN'S, 21, Hunter-street. : GEORGE MARSHALL, IMPORTER AND COMMISSION MERCHANT, : QUEEN'S PLACE, SYDNEY. . J. H. MORLAND, : ' CABINET, GOTHIC, AND SHIP CARVER," ; ^ ELIZABETH STREET, j Strawberry Hill, Sydney. CARD. H ARVIE AND CO., WINE MERCHANTS & ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Sydney News — 11 February 1854
. GREAT BARGAINS ! ! ! IN" EE A DY M ADE CLOTHING-, AT THE ,-:" Cosmopelian," 97» King-street. BENJAMIN LAZARUS AND COMPANY. Just Received, AN IMMENSE STOCK of READY-MADE Clothing, direct from our home agents with oil thè late fashionable improvements, which we offertto the public at astonishingly low prices. The material is manufactured to our own order, and the clothing is made by artists in our own employ, guaranteeing advantageous purchases to the com- munity. \ The new designs we have received are worthy the immediate attention of purchasers, particularly The "Palo Alto," "Pompeii," and "Cosmopelian" Coats, which for beauty of cut and finish excel anything yet introduced into the colonies. "We have, also, an immense variety of light summer coats, the "Albert," " Prince of Wales," and " Rochester," in Alpacas, Lustre, Satarra, and Venetian cloths. We have Vests in great variety, and of the latest fashion, comprising, the Victoria, Long American, Bouvilleard, and Beau Villeis, in...
TASMANIA. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Sydney News — 11 February 1854
; TASMANIA; ' ^ The members of the Hobart Town Dramatic'-Club have consi- derately offered to perform.in aid of the funds for the relief of the sufferers by the recent lires on the Huon. The New Market was to be opened for business on the 1st inst. The principal market days are to be Wednesdays and Saturdays, the merkets being opened from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Wednesdays, and 10 p.m. on Saturdays. Gold is said to have been discovered at Ben Lomond, in refer- ence to which the Hobart Town Advertiser of the 1st instant re- marks :-" We have been favoured with the sight of four samples of gold in the possession of H. Rowerowt, Esq., the Secretary of the Gold Exploration Committee, and which were found in three distinct places in the vicinity of Ben Lomond, by one of the ex- ploring parties fitted out by the committee. The gold is of pure quality, and one of the samples is of that character known as shot gold, and which clearly shows that the auriferous formation is of precisely a similar...