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European Statistics. POPULATION, &c., OF IRELAND. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 11 June 1835
POPULATION, &c., OF IREliAN. v Is kknown already that the last census: makes the 'opiulation of Ireland '7,767,401':: Of this' ,infi?rber" 3972,521' are females-from-i? which it" appearst that the females exceed the males.. ii.Ire land to the extent of 177,641. The population is, divided into 1,385,066: fa-: rmilies, which occupy 1,249,816 houses. There ,are 15,308 houses building, aiid 40;654 uninha hited. " The l families ,chiefly 'employed in agriculture .are. 884,339-those in 'trade, manufacoures, and handicraft, 249,359--and :those in other occupa ti6ns ? 251,368.-LThe mriales 20 years of age are 1,867,765. . The occupiers empiploying labourers are 95;339, those not e~mployingg labourers 564,274 ;: the la !bouirs': emnployed 'in: agriculture' are 567;441''; Th 'capitalists, bankers, professional, and other ;educated men, are 61,514, of whom' abont a seventh .are represented to be inhabitants 'of 'Dub Alin: The. male .servants:'are. 98,742 '.and :the female servants 263,...
OUR LIBEL CASE. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 11 June 1835
OUR LIBEL CASE.: MR.. EDWARD ..,O'SHAUGHNESSY,. late "Govern. ment-man or, assigned convict-servant to the late.'." Editor of iThe Sydney Gazette, 'but 'nowd the principal conductor of that respectable and veira-: cious: jiouriual- l:'as had' the conifide'nce and ';' assurance to apply for; a criminal information:. against the Rev. Dr.. Lang, as:the writer of;:the:' leading article i i the fourteenth number ,of; this, journal, headed 'The Literary Proýession, or, 'the:. Colonial. Press. We announced in our. fi'rst, , number that the articles that should appear from.. tinie to time .in this paper; ,would be contributed by various hands; and as;the. article in question-iv :; was written byDr. L., whenever we were called- ' upon to declare the author,' for .the .furtherance of:-,: the ends of public, justice, we, immediately' did so at' his own particular. suggestion, and express: request. Had Dr. L. had the slightest idea that .: : there" would have been any, thing done in. the matter...
THE LICENSING SYSTEM. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 11 June 1835
THE LICENSING SYSTEM. As the period for the annual issue or renewal of 'licenses to sell ardent. spirits in Sydney and. _ throughout the colony is drawing on, we .would. earnestly entreat, all.the gentlemen who are" inr. any way concerned in, granting, or, in . refiewing . - such licenses-by their regard for the future wel-, -fare of their :own. families, 'and. for their own-,-, ipeace: of mind, both here and hereafter, as well.. :.. jas by their regard for the general welfare of this colony-to exercise whatever powers the law,' entrusts them with, for the public .benefit: in.t limiting.the number, and in punishing'with the utmost rigour the, past irregularities of ,any of ,those pests, of this %community,--the,- public.' houses of New South Wales. The law of England invests :justices -of.th:. peace with the power of granting or willholding' licenses to sell 'ardent spirits, according to their ideas of propriety, on the principle' that" licensed'. " houses are. necessary -fo" the ac...
BATHURST. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 11 June 1835
BATHURST. &nbsp; [FROM A CORRESPONDENT.] The new kirk being so far completed as to ad- mit of the reception of a congregation with convenience, yesterday being Whit-Sunday was appointed for the first appropriation of the building to the service of religion-not as the actual and formal consecration,* which cannot be celebrated until the place is entirely finished, but as a tem- porary accommodation for the members of the Presbyterian community. A numerous and &nbsp; highly respectable congregation attended on the occasion, and the Rev. K. D. Smythe delivered &nbsp; a particularly excellent ,and appropriate sermon from 1 Kings--c. viii. v. 66, on the dedication &nbsp; of the temple of Jerusalem. The Bathurst kirk has been raised with an extraordinary prompti- tude, exhibiting a spirit of liberality and purity of feeling,which, in so limited a circle, is un- equivocally indicative of an advanced moral position, and affords a pleasing developement of the ...
Domestic Intelligence. VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS OF THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. TUESDAY, JUNE 9, 1835. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 11 June 1835
D :'ivme ti. 3fltteti~ee, :e I :. voTES AND P OCEEDINGS OF THE LEGISLATIVE, COUNCIL. TUESDAY, JUNE 9, 1835. 1. CovUNizL met pursuant to adjournment, His Excellency the. Governor in the chair.-Nor folk Island. Court Bill;, recommitted and further amended;' to be read a third time to-morrow.' 2: Post Office Bill; was "recommitted and amended;' to be further-considered to-morrow. '3:. Stage Coach Bill; second reading deferred .until Tuesday; June 16. Council adjourned at three o'clock, iuntil to mo6rroW, at one o'clock. S: ." 'ORDERS OF THE DAY., WEDNESDAY JUNE 10. i. Norfolk Island Court: Bill; third reading. 2. Post Office Bill; further consideration.
Markets. SYDNEY PRICE CURRENT. COLONIAL PRODUCE AND MANUFACTURES. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 11 June 1835
''ar 't't SDNEYT PRECX CTER. ENT. ,COLONIAL. PRODUCE AND MANUFACTURES.I-' £ s. d. d £ . d.( le per lih.... a 4 5 0 pper gall. .'....... ............ - -- . 0 2 ; :inbottle, per dozen........ *o "* Ashes, Man gro , per billsel 0. 0 1 8 0 2 (1ýr B rco, p r lb:, ... 0. . .... 7' .. 0 Q 0 -Bark,- uliinosa, per ton... . 0 & 0 5 0 Beer, per hhd. .... .... . .. 2 4ý 0 I .."' i :'per gall . - - 0 1 U 'Biscut, per cwt :......,.....:......' ,0 " 1 V Blakets, pei pi.r ?.....: . .. 1' .U,` }, 0 14' 0 Bread, the loaf '2 lbs . . . 0 4 ? . 0 0.. Butter, fresh, per lb: . ." . ,i ' 0. U2? ?,i salt, ditto................- . . 1 01: 4 Beef, the quarter, pe1 lb. ....'. 0, 0 1 0' 0 : the joint i ditto : ..... ." . .. salted,,ditto. .... .. ... 1071 'futton, carcase, dstt , . ._' N 0 vQ 2 7 Joints, ditto ^':. ._ . " r ". " 0 'f4 Po k, crcase, ditto .. . ...? joints, ditto . .... .. 0. 0 5 - salted, ditto . ......... 0. 0 "0 20 0"0"..8 Veal, carcase, ditto .......... joint, ditto .0.. 0... CANDEI'...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 11 June 1835
S=;e u ti'ttse ettflett. TO OUR SUBSO1L X E.S. T is requested that'the First Quarter's Subscr'ption for this Paper may be paid either at the Office or -' to the Collector, Mr. George Williams, who is au thorised to deliver printed receipts to Subscribers in Sydney. Those in the interior will have the good-= i. : es s to pays the amount of their Subscription to the Agents in their respective .districts.. K. "MUNRO. .U-olonist Office, Sydney, April 30, 1835." TiW. MOFFITT'S PITT STREET, And the other Booksellers, is Published, : VIIE Second Number of. a Periodical, under- the .LTitle of ILLUSTRATIONS.of the PRESENT ::STATE and FUTURE PROSPECTS of the COLONY of NEW SOUTH 'WALES.-By an 'IMPARTIAL OBSERVER. T'l'he Subscription Price for each Number, with a lithographic cover (the first thing of "the' kind ever' published in the colony)-ONE SHILLING. , The whole to be completed - in about Six or Eight Numbers. T i '. ... .r CON.TENT S,OF THE FIST, NUMBER. S:-Ddication to the Ho-nourable t...
DEPREDATIONS OF THE ABORIGINES. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 11 June 1835
DEPREDATIONS OF .THE ABORIGINES.. ': 'IN consequence of the' depredations and murders committed by the black natives, ,headed we ini derstand by bushrangers, at Williams' River, and, liiitthe neighbourhood of Mr. McQueen's estate ]tSegenhoe, 'Major'. Croker and four subalterns' with upwards of, fifty. rank and file of the 17tl lRegt., were dispatched to Hunter's Riveir,: on Monday evening last;,by order of His Excellency the Governor, to protect the district, and to cap ture or otherwise ,punish: the offeriders. We have been informed that the supposed .origin of thle'aggressions of the blacks is their indiscrimi nate: desire of vengeance excited by the injuries they. are 'constantly, experiencing at the hands chiefly of ticket-of-leave and free men, who are allowed to go at large beyond the stations of set 'lers in the distant parts of the territory. . There ought surely to be a Vagrant Act passed to en able the Executive to seize and punish all per 'sons at large in- this way.. It ...
SCHOOL OF ARTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 11 June 1835
SCHOOL OF ARTS. THE Rev. H. Carmichael, A.M., delivered an Introductory Lecture yesterday evening, to the &nbsp; members of the Sydney Mechanics' School of Arts. The Lecture was intended to exhibit the advantages arising from the general diffusion of &nbsp; knowledge among the industrious classes of so- ciety, and in the course of it, the Lecturer held up to its merited reprobation a sentiment recently advanced by the Editor of The Monitor, to the effect that the industrious classes of society might be too well educated. The attendance was numerous, and the Lecture, which was rather of a discursive character, was well received. T::i e Australian School Society's Boys' School was ; ipened at Hart's. Buildings, Pitt Street, on Monday and is now in full operation, and promises to do well. The success which has thus attended this. first at-. tempt ,to place the excellent systeni of instruction adopted by.the: British 'and Foreign School Society; within ;the. reach of a p...
TO CORRESPONDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 18 June 1835
TO CORsIE'diONzDENTS. Carollne and two Constant Readers will be in?erted ru t, week. W ie cannot find room for them'in this number&lt; ', An Admirer, &c., must excuse +us for not itnstini :: his noto. We endeavour to give a blow at the 'rbot, where we aims at t1w top branches.
TIDE TABLE &c. FOR SYDNEY. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 18 June 1835
TIDE TABLE &c.-FOR SYDNEY. as "11igh. Water. S 'un Ave off' D * atoRN. I ft"Rv. R?itea. I .Vts. Afoot.. 'Thur'day. 18.1 15 2 55 7 8 7 52 28' Friday .. JO ,.2 30 3' '0 7" 8 7 51 2t Snt'urday.. 20 3 '33" 4 'f '-8 ' 7 -52 25' Sundaiy .. 21 4 30' "5 8 7 8 7 52 4' Molnlday :. 22 '5 '40' 6 614' "7 8 7 53 S27. T-esdlay .. 23 146 , 7 20 7 7 7 ..53 d:l,?liy241. 7.41 8' 0 ' 7 7 ' 2 '2?
Domestic Intelligence. VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS OF THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. TUESDAY, JUNE 16, 1835. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 18 June 1835
I O. :. t t t stt i 3lteUiaence.' S-*O@044 - VOTES :AND PROCEEDINGS OF THE' LEGISLATIVE ICOUNCIL. , TUESDAY, JUNE 16, 1835. 1.: COUNCIL met pursuant to adjournment, Tisa Excellency the Governor in the chair.--Com-. mittee on Emigration; His Honor the Chief Justice as chairman, reported progress, and laid: upon the table the evidence taken before the same. to be printed. : 2. Committee on Police; the Honorable the Colonial Secretary as chairman, reported progress, and laid upon the table the evidence taken before the same; to be printed. 3. Parish Roads Bill; second reading qeferrld' uintil Tuesday next. 4. Stage Coach Bill;.to be further considered to-morrow. ' 5. Jury Bill; second. reading: deferred I?tilt to-morrow. Council o adjourned at :four. o'clock, =until&lt; to ,:: morrow, at one. ' ORDERS'OF THE DAY ii WEDNESDAY, J .NE1 e.3 :7 : 1. Stage Coach Bill; further considered2' e a ·2 Jury Bill: kecond reading. · Ih!
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 17. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 18 June 1835
WEDNESDAY, JUNE '17. 1. Council met pursuant to adjournmeuit;I?i: : ,Excelleiicy' the Governor in the chair, and~ laid upon the table- :-"1; Return of the number of jtirors oh the :She riff's lists, for the years 1832, 1833, 1834, and 1835; to be printed. * 2. lteturn of the number of civil cases tried in the' Supreme Court at Sydney,' for the years 1833; 1834; to be printed. 3, Return of the number of criminal i.ues .tried, in the Supreme Court of New South Wales, in the, years 1833 and 1834, and of cases tried under the 40th section of 2 Gul. IV., No. 3, distinguishing those tried by military and civil juries, and the num ber of capital convictions; to be prinnted. 2. His Excellency the Governor laid upon the table a Bill to regulate the' making and sale of iei-ad, and to prevent the adulteration thereof, and of flour; bill read a first time ; to be printed and read a second time on Wednesday next. 3 His Excellency the Governor laid upon th& table a Bill to enable the prop...
Select Poetry. DEATH. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 18 June 1835
*9*00444 CEASE, fool, to mourn life's little span ' And hush that impious cry.; .- f ... " :lor what an 'abject thing were man, If"he were ne'er to die! ,: Yet grant thee all thy soul's desire=-.., K free,.immortal state;: • Soon immortality would tire. " . Andd thou wouldst curse thy' fate. Wealth, honours, all the world can: give, And soft luxurious ease, The charms for which men crave t live, 'Would lose their power to please. But death, though harsh to worldlyears To misery and to me ,:.,'s0ounds like the music of thecspheres, S, . . Celestial harmo,,y. .. ':: " It mingles in one common clay ..' ':.o. .p s' "4 S Theoppressor and the oppreti '" It wipes the tears of grief tway, And gives the weary rest:. ; It bids the wretched miser part'' From his ill-gotten store; It teriifies the stoutest heart, ' 1T,' hat never shook before. .. It quite unnerves the warrior's arm; ,. It makes the haughty -bow; And rudely withers every charm. On beauty's heavenly brow. :D Silts voice unbars th...
THE LATE PUBLIC MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 18 June 1835
THE LATE PUBLIC MEETING. rs TIHr Public, we are sorry to find, are by no means satisfied with the result of the late Pub= lic Meeting for the appointment of a Parliament ary agent, &c., &c. We stated our own objections to the measure at first; but we were willing to waive them, in the hope that something might really be done by the meeting for the public welfare. But the prevalent impression on the subject since the meeting actually took place, has by no means realized this expectation. In deed, it is generally believed, that the afiifir ha been got up-partly at least, to create a situation for Mr. Simon Doolittle,a great friend of the co lony, doubtless, residing in Sydney, but who, of course is soon to reside in London. Now, although the Doolittles are a very clever family, we have yet to learn why the colony should entrust them with the transaction of' its public business, or make them the recipients of its ready money. And as for memorializing His Excellency the ...
PUBLIC MEETING. TO THE EDITOR OF THE COLONIST. Sydney, June 12, 1835. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 18 June 1835
PUBLIC MEETING: . T6bTHE EDITOR OF THE COLONIST: Sydney, J' re 12,` 1835. MR. ?DITOR,-As aii: adnirable running com mentary otn your' late :remarks,, connected with the Public :Meeting: and :offer of' ,Mr. Bulwer's, I send you these few words. The Meeting of ithe S~ibscribers took place last Wednesday. evening at the'l Royal I-1tel,'iandi at tlie conclision a numnber of thlie ent leinel ad journed'to t the erandlah of the said Hotel, wherb the trnney part 6of the projet: was discussed "loud and long, to the tmusement. of a number dfi by-standers. The d~icultydt of collectingthe sub-: scriptions was alluded 'tb.: This, however, svas, scouted by a yiing colonial sprig. " By - 1" roared out a certain Sydney barrister (prime inmover: of a1ll radical 'iheitings; in New 'Soiuthl Wales), " If you had :worn as imuch sdle 'leatlier is 'I havel done in the btisitess, ' dou woutld :knbes'Sometl/ing d6ithe' lificutty)"'' :he·yoirkkr would not or could not see the difficulty, but added (with an ...
Markets. SYDNEY PRICE CURRENT. COLONIAL PRODUCE AND MANUFACTURES. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 18 June 1835
l X BTPWPIT P2LZCI CURR.ZPQ. T. ..OLONIA L PRODUCE AND MANUFACTURES. ..... £ u.d. 1 . . d. A, pier hhd ..................... -- a 4 5 0 :4per gall........ ..... . --- . 0 2 6 in bottle, per dozen...:...:..: .. 06 0 ,sfhes, Mangrove, per bushel ...... 0 1 8 .. 2 0 '. i3.coa, per b.... . 0;; ''.. ." 0 0 7 0.. O 0 8 Bark, 11i nosie, per tot, ;..... ..., . 0.'U, 0, .. 1" 10 9 er, per hhd. .....h . '. . 24 .. 0 3 0 0 per gall. .. .... k"- 0 1 0 Biscuit, per cwt . ................ . I 00 .. 1 ',5 0 Blankets, per pair.......~; i12';0 0 14 .0, Bread, the leaf o f 2 lbs. " ?:. 0 ....:. OE:0 5' : 0 0. 0 5 Butter, tresli, per lb.......... 0 1 ° '. "0 2 salt, ditto .... ...0 "'4'' '' ' BUTcuHRs' MEAT:- 4 . Bee', the quartcr, per lb. ....i;. 0, 01 ..1$# 0 0 . 1* the joint, ditto .......... 0 3 Ssalted, ditto' ... 0 'lutton, carcnae, ditto . * . 0 -- Joints, ditto... 0.....:? 00 4$ Pork. carcase, ditto ...... . s.. * .?- ".:'r.,0 0, 4 , joints, ditto ... .. . 005 U* 0 +U S :o?r aint, ditto .........
Religious Intelligence. RESOLUTIONS OF THE COOTEHILLE DISTRICT EDUCATIONAL UNION; WITH REMARKS, &c. [CONCLUDED FROM OUR LAST.] REMARKS. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 18 June 1835
RESOLUTIONS OF THE COOTEHIL DDIS ,'.T.RIC'T EDUCA.TXQNAL UNION i;: t WTfH REMA; I ,RKS,. &c." [CONcLUDED PFROM OUR LAST] REMARKS. , PROiEiSTAN FPREN Ds.-You will readily perceive by the'foregmin expressions of our convictions, respect ing the National System of Education, that it'must be our wish with reference to- you in particular, that you shall in no way lend'your names, your counte nance, or co-operation, to a plan of public instruction, in the organizing- of which- the wisdom of man is re garded as supreme, while the authority of God is set at naught. We ask you, whether do .you suppose. the God who made your children,, aid created their understandings and hearts, and .with all 'their varied capacities antd powers, or man.who is himself a crea ture, is the better judge, as. to the quantity and quality of Divine Revelation ;which are ..most suit able' to their present wants 'and everlastiig destinies? The' Lord Jehovah, your, supreme legislator and judge, has given you ...
TO THE EDITOR OF THE COLONIST. Illawarra, June 12, 1835. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 18 June 1835
TO TIT,,EDITOR. r2 'TIHE:,COLONIST.: illawarra, J:ne 12, 1835 - r1zn,- Looking: over The Austrilian of Tuesday last,' I w'as niuch'astonislhed to find Ianharticle on this district;~',iich L amn Surprised that any mani ,who krie'ew ahy thing of the colony, and above all, that man, the' Editor: of a colonial newspaper, could have believeiE. It commences with stating, that thie Government have sent down a gang of eighty' men for, the. formation of a breakwater at WNollongong. This is a mis-statement; the gang are. employed' in making a road from Bulli up. the mountain. It :next proceeds to state that the writer has S heard much, dissatisfaction ex pressed lately by the inhabitants of the district of: Illawarra; that they describe it as a district remarkable for the frequency of drought, to such an extent as to render crops more than commonly iprecarious; that the wheat is more subject to rust there than anywhere else; that wild cattle are so numerous as to take possession of the grazin...