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Windsor Price Current. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Courier and Agricultural and General Advertiser — 1 August 1844
Windsor Price Current. £ m A Hides, each. 7 s. to ****** O 8 O tallow, per ton, from ** ** 48 O O Horns end tips, p»r ISS ** ** O IO «* Simp, t er ron, £¿5 to ** **. 26 O O Candles, per Ib., 3d. to ** ** 0 0 4 Tobacco, (Colonial), per lb ,1 to O l ti Ditto, (imported), 3s. tiri, to ' ** 0 4 0 Wheat, (Colonial) per bushel, 3s. öd. to ** ** ** 0 4 9 Floor (ditto) per ton, first, £10 to ll 0 0 Ditto ditto, second, £A to .* 9 0 0 Ditto ditto, third, **? ** OOO Maize, per bushel ** ' ** 0 10 , Potatoes, per cwt. ** ** O S 6 Ale (Cadell's) per gallon, ls, to Old
[?] poetry. Day is past! [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Courier and Agricultural and General Advertiser — 1 August 1844
Say fe pul V * $tsr6lisv,*:t»tíbe¡r wsu4» at last. Founts that Ü"0' «fcsp/»»dt. flow l>'? ole sweetYounda, unhwd till now, Flo wera JWM abut with fading light Good oigltt 1 Coronet! f Iwp «it rinvedile on thy breast I f within (bat secret cell One dark form of memory dwell, Ue it mantled frc« thy tá¿ht Good night ! Joy be thine! Kind loots o'er thy slumbers shine ! Go, and tn thy spirit-laud Al eel th/ home's long parted band, lie thy eyes all love and light Good night 1 Peace to all 1 Dreams of beaven on uiouruera fall ? Exile ! »'er thy couch mav gleams l'as» Irotn thine own mountain streams ; Dard ! away to worlu's more bright Good night 1 M RE. H KM A WS.
A BILL TO AUTHORISE AND REGULATE THE EXPORTATION, FREE OF DUTY, OF SPIRITS DISTILLED WITHIN THE COLONY OF NEW SOUTH WALES. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Courier and Agricultural and General Advertiser — 1 August 1844
A BILL TO AUTHORISE ANO REGU LATE THE EXPORTATION, FREE OF DUTY, OF SPIRITS DISTILLED WITHIN THE COLONY OF NEW SOUTH WALES. Whereas by Tir tue of an Act of the Go rernor and Legislative Council of the said Colony, passed in the third year of the reign of her present Majesty Queen Victoria, intituled, " An Act to consolidate and amend the laws for the distillation of spirits in the colony of New South Wales, and for the issue of licenses for distilling, rectifying, and compounding spirits therein, and for re pealing certain laws relating thereto" the production of the certificate of the Colonial Treasurer of the said colony, that the duty imposed by law on the spirits intended to be removed from the registered stores, in the i said Aet referred to, had been paid, is re quired to authorise the inspector of Dis tilleries, or other officer appointed in that behalf, to permit of the removal of such spirits from such stores ; and whereas it is expedient to permit of the exportation of spi...
From the Gazette. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Courier and Agricultural and General Advertiser — 1 August 1844
From the Gazette« OCCUPATION LICENSES. - Notice is hereby given, that the undermentioned portion of Land, notified on the 17th in stant as lot 7, for sale, at Hartley, on the 22nd August next, as the occupation license, is withdrawn for the present, it having been represented that the land is required as à resting-place for teams and stock, viz.-7.-Cook, 530 acres, parish unnamed, Village Reserve of Mount Victoria, situated on the Bathurst road. -Government Gazette, July 30. . QUIT RENTS.-With reference to the Notice respecting Quit Reuts, dated 31st January, 1842, published in the Govern ment Gazette of 1st February following, the Colonial Treasurer requests all par ties, who may hold memorandum receipts from Collectors of Quit Rent, lo forward these documents to the Colonial Trea sury, without delay, in order that as soon as thereafter as possible they may be fur. nished with receipts under the Treasurer's! hand, which is the only legal discharge. -ibid
Homebush Races. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Courier and Agricultural and General Advertiser — 1 August 1844
Homebush Haces*. In last Thursday's issue we gave the result of the sponsern the two previous day s. We now lay before our readers the names of the winning borges oil the last day :-For the Cumberland Stakes of 5 sovs. with 50 Bovs. added, Mr. Hig ginson's Jorrocks ; for the Homebush Stakes of 5 sovs. with 30 sovs. added, Mr. C. .Roberts* Lottery; and for the City Purse of 40 sovs. with a sweepstakes of 5 sovs. each, Mr. C. Roberta' Blue Bonnet,
SAYINGS AND DOINGS OF THE Legislative Council. WEDNESDAY, JULY 24. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Courier and Agricultural and General Advertiser — 1 August 1844
SAYINGS AND DOINGS OF THE Legislative Council, j AVBDNESHAY, JULY 24. j JOH* B>YLEY DARVALL, ESQ , was duly sworn ns n non-elective Member of the Legislative C&lt; uncil, and took bis sjat therein, vice Hastings Elwin, Esq., who had resigne I. The ATTORNEY GBKEHAL having undertaken to file a criminal information against Messrs. Mac dermot*, Moore and Macfarlane, Mr. Windeyer pave notice of moving on the following day a resolution to the effect that the S enker clo on behalf of the House take the necessary pro» ceedings in conceit with the Attorney General, ro carry into efi'^ct the prosecution of the said parlies. The COLONIAL SicRnT«nr laid on lue table certain returns showing the amount ami appro priation of the carual and territorial revenue sinae the arrival of Sir George Gipps ; and the outlay incurred on account of the Aborigines nf tbe Middle and Northern Districts, duriug th» vears 1041, 1842 and 1843. Mn. HOBINSON' presented a petition from the inhabitants of Mel...
BANK LIABILITIES AND ASSETS. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Courier and Agricultural and General Advertiser — 1 August 1844
BANK LIABILITIES AND ASSETS. peñera! Abstract, shewing the Average Amount of the liabilities and Assets of the Union Bank of Australia, taken from the several Weekly Statements, during the Quarter, from the 31st of March to the 30th of June, 1844. LIABILITIES. Notes in circulation not bear- £ s. d, lng interest. 37,166 16 0 Bills in circulation not bearing interest.21,710 12 6 Balances due to other Banks... 163 1 6 Deposits bearing interest .225,630 0 ll Total Amount of Liabilities ¿284,661 0 7 ASSETS. Coined Gold and Silver, and other coined Metals,..100,164 16 6 Landed Property.;. 16,358 ll 6 Balances due from other Banks 2,179 S 2 Amount of all Debts due to the Bank, including Notes, .Bills of Exchange, and all Stock and Funded Debts of every description, excepting Notes, Bills, and Balances, due to the said Bank from other Banks.355,6 8 10 8 Amount of Assets ¿473,251 1 10 Amount of the Capital Stock Eaid up at the date of the tat advices from London...820,000 0 0 Rate of the las...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Courier and Agricultural and General Advertiser — 1 August 1844
VALUABLE FARM Five Hundred Acres. MR. LABAN WHITE, Will Sell br Publie Auction, tt Mr. Ridee's, Horse and Jocker Inn, George Street. Windsor, on SATURDAY, the loth August next, et tue hour ol l~tnr 3 o'clock, BY Order of the Mortgagee, in pursosnce of Powers contained in bis Mortgage Security, I -*. All thai parcel of LAND, containing hy es timation Fire Hundred Acres, mo»e or less, portion of one thousand sores of Land, situate lying and being tn tba Couniy of Hunter, parish ol " > « & at Parson's' Creek, Wol lombi in tbe Colony of Hew South V* alea, and bouaded oaj^be North by the remaining portion pf the laid «ne thousand sores; on the Eas), by the Wollombi Hrook ; on the West, l|y a range of mountains, and on the louth by** MilbrO f>ale;'- which one thousand Wilhams? 1m ^nwra* «nd assigns, by Grant, dated *9ih October, 383«. This Farm is situated on the Bulga Road, leading from Patriok's Plains to Windsor, ten , mites from'» Patrick's Plains, and thirteen from the ...
WAYS AND MEANS, 1845. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Courier and Agricultural and General Advertiser — 1 August 1844
WAYS AND MEANS, 1845. Estimated Statement of the Ways and Means required to meet the Expenditure of the Year 1845, exclusively of that chargeable on the Revenue arising from Crown Lands. Sydney, Total. Customs. £. £. £. Duties on Spirits imported 60000 27300 87300 Duties on Tobacco. 36000 8950 44950 Ad valorem duty on Foreign Goods imported. 20000 1850 21850 Miscellaneous. 4000 1700 6700 Post Office . 16000 3100 19100 Duties on Colonial Spirits 19000 . 19000 Publicans' Licenses. 18000 4050 22050 Auction Duties. 6800 1050 6350 Tolls and Ferries. 4900 100 6000 Fees of Public Offices. 25800 7200 33000 Interest on Public Monies 500 250 750 Assessment on Stock, and Fees and Fines collected by the Commissioners of Crown Lands. 12500 8000 20500 Miscellaneous Receipts. 4000 230 4230 226500 63780 Total."iP290280
Signs of Prosperity. (From the Chinese.) [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Courier and Agricultural and General Advertiser — 1 August 1844
Signs of Prosperity. ( From the Chinese.) Where spades grow bright, and ¡di swords grow dull ; Where gaols are empty, and where barn are full ; Where church-paths are with frequea feet oft worn ; LBW court-yards needy, silent and fdr lorn ; Where doctors foot it, and where Carmen ride ; Where age abounds and youth is multi plied ; Where these signs are, they elearely in dicate A happy people and well-governed state mmaiÊBmmmimammm* NATION^L PROPENSITIES.-When « celebrated î* cote h nobleman uns otto* Ambassador to the Court of France, Louis was always very anxious in learn from him the characters of our nation tria junda in uno.-" Well, my lord," said the King on one occasion, " how would an Englithman be found after a hard fought field ? ' " Oh ! sleeping away the fatigues of the day" replied the Ambassador. " Very prudent." rejoined his majesty. And the Lishman ?" ** O ! he would be drinking away his fatigues."- Good, good," shouted the royal Louis, laughing, *' And now, though la...
Encouragement of Agriculture. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Courier and Agricultural and General Advertiser — 1 August 1844
Encouragement oí ÏN treating on this subject in a formé Number, we endeavoured to point out. th importance of Agriculture, and to lay befon our Headers -some of the causes hr reasoi of which the practice of husbandry, even ii 'this fertile District, did not yield to thi " Farmer that reward for his toil, industry anc r pereerérance, which lie doubtless had Í right to expect. We then likewise nbferret to the propriety, nay, the necessity,iwhicl «xïiied pn tho part of thÓBe.whp;ÍooJ);e|. t&lt; the produce of thôir lands for présent and future support, to bestir themselves and tc petition the Legislature relative to tíie im position of a duty on imported Grain'anci Flour, ;whiéh should operate protectively, so as *o enable the Home Producer, aa he ought to -do, to compete with foreign markets ï since it is quite clear that -thc ?cultivator bf Land would ineffectually seel to render his labours available so long as thc free influx of Flour and Wheat was allowee in the Colony at ...
THURSDAY, JULY 25. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Courier and Agricultural and General Advertiser — 1 August 1844
Tn V BSD AT, JI LY 95. Tbe COLONIAL SUCHET A ii Y laid on (be table a copy of tbe several Commissions of tbe Governors of tbis Colony, commencing with that of Sir Tbomas Brisbane, and including that of bis Excellency Sir George Gipi»s. The above return was ordered to be referred to tbe General Grievances Committee. ,". A Dill to emend ti e Melbourne Incorporation Act, was, on tbe motion of Mr. Robinson,.read a first time, and ordered for a second reading on tba loth August. The Petition presented by MB. ItosnrsoN on the S4th, was ordered to be printed ; Bad the one respecting the Wharfage Dues waa referred to the Circular Quay Committee. His Excellency's Message on tba District Councils Hill having been read, «nd the Bill accompanying the sam . read a first time, a lengthened debate ensued on the Moiton of the Colonial Secretary, for the second reading, which was teconded by the Auditor-General. Mr. Derry approved the principle of the Bill, which he contended bullit to have been io ...
New Exports—Spirits. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Courier and Agricultural and General Advertiser — 1 August 1844
New Exports-^Spirits. TN another column will be found the ** Bill to authorize and regulate ike exportât ioti, free nf duty, of Spirits Distilled within the ' ulong of Nfto ¡South ty'vles," which was reutl a first time on Friday last, in the, Legislative Council, and its second reading set down for the 9th instimt, in order to give , time for the expression of public opinion ; upon its merits. i That a voice will be raised io opposition ; to the -measure, we do not anticipate;: and that the Colony generally -will derive; an incalculable advantage by the passing of the Bill, no one can fur a moment question -despite «th«-opinions of a few stiff-necked persons. We sholl mtfk« a few remntks upon this subject, tn all probability,in our next Num ber ; ami in the meantime invite cotnmu uicatious thereon. THE MAYOR'S BAU..-The number of tickets issued for the M ayor's Fancy Dress Ball, we understand airead v ex "* a ceeds eight hundred, being nearly double (he invitations it was the intent...
Police Office. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Courier and Agricultural and General Advertiser — 1 August 1844
Police Office. SATURDAY, JULY 27.-Before Robert FiUgerald,Esq. Bridget Johnson pleaded guilty to a charge of being drunk at Richmond, and was fined ten shillings, with the alternative of rusticating ia the stocks for three hours. Her son becoming answerable for the pay ment of the flue, in one week, she was dis charged, until the expiration of that time. William Gass was charged, on information, with' harbouring a prisoner named Mary Sullivan, the said Mary Sullivan being at the time illegally at large, and by which, offence he had rendered himself liable to a penalty of £50. Tt appears that for sotno years .Grass and Sullivan have been living together as man and wife ; and some short time since she. lost her ticket on that ac count. ' Since then, she obtaineed a pass for Penrith, from whence she made her way to the defendants', . when she was take ti from thence by the police. The case being clearly proved, his Worship fiued him in tho mitigated penalty of 40s., and costs 3s. 61, r...
Treatment of Bees. (From Chambers' Edinburgh Journal.) [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Courier and Agricultural and General Advertiser — 1 August 1844
Treatment of Bees. (From Chambers' Edinburgh Journal.) IÎKBS bave for many ages justly claimed tb attention and study of naturalists. In ancien tiroes there were among oiler writers on beet Aristotle, Virgil, Aristomscbus, and Pbilisow We are told by Pliny that Arístomacbus devotei fifty-eight years to the study of the bee ; and j ia said tbnt Philisous spent bis whole lifetime ii forests, investigating the nature and habits o these interesting aod industrious little insecte In more recent times, numbers have devotei much time and attention to the study ; enc amongst others who have by tbrir labour contributed muoh to our knowledge of tbi species might be mentioned the name of Swam merdem, Reaumur, Sobiraoh. Thorley, Wild m»o, Huber and Uonnar, These, and man} others, hy their numerous operation» and. ejcperi mente on bees, as well M by unwearied attentiot and observation to their nature and habits, maj he said to have brought the study to tolerabli perfection. Nut bees, besides bei...
Colonial Secretary's Office, Sydney, August 1, 1844. CLOTHING AND STORES FOR CONVICT ESTABLISHMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Courier and Agricultural and General Advertiser — 8 August 1844
Colonial Secretary's Office, Sydney, August t, 1844. CLOTHING AND STORKS FOR CONVICT ESTABLISHMENTS. The following ^regulations having been pre pared for giving efiVct to tbe instructions of ber Majesty's Government, f r checking the applica tion of clothing and store* entrusted for distribu tion to officers ot tbe con v.ct estxblislimemu, hi» Excellency tbe Governor bas been pleased to direct their publication, for the information and guidance of all parties concerned. By bis Excellency's Command, E. DEAS THOMSON. REGULATIONS for carrying into effect the order of the Secretary of State, dated 28th September 1843. Mo 154, for the better rendering account of the appropriation of clotJting and other stores issued from the depot tit Sydney, for convict cervices. All officers or superintendents In char'».« of cnn« viet establishments, hospitals Ä^Hglt^ckfides. - are hereby directed to forward X^ÊÊ^^ÊS^ tltéir respectif* de. «rtments, quBtwrly ré^mè in duplicate, with vouchers fir the re...
From the Gazette. Colonial Secretary's Office, Sydney, 11th July, 1844. OCCUPATION LICENSES. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Courier and Agricultural and General Advertiser — 8 August 1844
From the Gazette. Colonial becretary'« Office, Sydney, 1 Uh July, 1844. OCCUPATION LICENSES. At «leven o'clock of Thursday, tl* if 2nd day o Augus-t next, the Colonial Treasurer will pbi up io auction at th* Colonial Treasury, in Sydney tl)»* I cuses to occupy under the regulations of 2isl August, 1841, th« following portions of land, for oil« year, from the 1st September, 1844. Fut ¡her information respecting the land, may be oh aini'd fn in the Survevor General ; and respecting i lie c >ndni .us from the Colonial '1'reasurer. The upset price of each lot is £5 per section of GUi acres. 1. St Vncnt, 640 acres, parish unnamed, on Cogin ( reek, aoout tour miles north-east of Cum wan. a. St Vincent, 640 acres, parish unnamed, near M arriga. 3. Northumberland 640 »cres, parish urcatned, at Lake M »equine, the village reserve cf Sting ing Ray l'oint. 4. Phillip, 640 acres, parish unnamed, near By lo g, abo tt six m Jes north of Uy'ong. 5. King. 1000 acres, parish unnamed, near Jer rar...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Courier and Agricultural and General Advertiser — 8 August 1844
TERMS. Thf HAWK- SEURY COURIER will continue to be pub lished every Thursday morning, in Windsor und Richmond, and forwarded to all part» of the Country, The te ms of SUBSCRIPTION are 5c. pe Quarter; and Subscribers not resident in either of the above totrns must pay in advance. The quarters end on t ie last Thursday in the mouths of March, June, >cptemb r and December, on which days n y, ar yrevioui to th« following Monday can resignations be receive 1, which must be accompani d by pay ment &lt;fall monies due. The charges fur ADVERTISEMFNTS are : For Ike first inch, 3s. ; and for every inch of space after, at th ? tate of U,fjr each insertion ; a-d the num ber of times to be ¡.ublished must be w itten on the f&lt;ce of the manuscript, or the advertisements will be continued till countermanded. Non-subscribers must fay the amount vreviaus to the insertion of their advertisements, which must be sent before tw Ive o'clock mon, on Wednesday, and orders to withdraw n...
Sydney Shipping News. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Courier and Agricultural and General Advertiser — 8 August 1844
Sydney Shipping News. AKKlVtíD. JULY 30.--The barque BLUNDELL, 573 tous, Hunter, master, from London, tba Downs the 20th March, and Norfolk Island, the 6th instant, with stores. JULY 30.-The brig GOVERNOR PHILLIP, 183 tons, Boyle, master, from Norfolk Island, the 4th instant, with sundries. JULY 31.--The ship ST. VINCENT, 629 tons, Young, master, from London, Dept ford, the 3rd, and Cork, the 17th April, with sundries, and 264 bounty emigrants. AUGUST i.-The schooner I DON'T KNOW, 68 tous, Phelps, master, from the Bay of Islands, New Zealand, the 11th ult, with sperm oil, flax, &c. AUGUST 2 -The ship SYDNEY, 345 tons, White, master, from Auckland, the 16th, and the Bay of Islands, the 19th ult., in ballast. AUGUST 3.-The schooner PIKE BE, 90 tons, Bennett, master, from Honolulu, Sand wich Islands, the 22nd May, with sugar. AUGUST 3 -The schooner JANE, 54 tons, Steel, master, from Moreton Bay, with cedar. AUGUST 5.-The brig SIR JOHN BYNG, 169 tons, Megget, master, from Honolu...