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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 15 January 1835
AYg81R1RazaN COL iaZGE. TIlE Council of the Australian College are happy to "inform' the Public, that the Classes of that "Iistitution, which for some time :past- have 'been conducted by the Rev. Henry Carmichael,. A. M., and two assistqnts, will, in consequence of the recent arrival of two Hiead-masters, or Protessors, from: the mother country, be recommenced im'mediately itfter the Christmas Holidays; on.a basis considerably: more extended and more aiccordant:with its original plan. They beg also to rimieid the public, that the;, princi ple, hitherto. kept in view, in the organization oflthe .Australian' College, has been the subdivision. of la bout iii the, business of education through the :co operation of several well qualified and efficient men, appointed to con~duct its different departments ~ im.ul taneously; and' they cherish the hope that, as their; now. augented establishment will enable theri to: carry this principle more fully into effect thian it has: hitherto been; th...
EXPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 15 January 1835
EXPORTS. Beef, per tierce.....:..;.:. , .. ..4 4:' 0` .:.. 4 '18 "?& i Pork;, per lb.... ..... ...:..;.. 0 :04 0.. 0 51. Flour, per 100 p?un:ds:.0 .S:op. er:,..? ?.10 :.. 0O . :0 .0 4 Soap per: (1/ ....:....': ;.:;` .? f...O O es t.. 60.; 0 Candles ,, ..........? i?. .::.;.: 0 5 :.. -. - ,'? Wool, ,,0 ...;: .3 o . 'flmber--Blue Gum, per pIad? ;,: .. 2i15 0 ·* 3 0 °0. TCedar, pier foot ..l'..?a.... 0 .. o 0 ".' O0. 2 Treenails, per thouarnd -. .i . , :I 15 o .. 2" 0 0 Hides, salted;, perb.; ....... ?,.... 0. O 2 .... 0 .0 2? Oil--Sperm-whale, pertun .;....; 52 0 0 .. 56 O 00 Black ý out. ,, If-..11 0. 0 .. 14 '0 0 Flax--N., Zeala d,7rough, .per tosk u 11 . 0 ..
Domestic Intelligence. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 15 January 1835
W?E congratulate our readers and the public g'erierally,' on the daily increasing popularity of 'this Jou?rnal. We were confident that .a readfl iiidependerit paper thatwould seek the welfare of the colonial public;,aiid'exhibit internal evidence of its' being conducted on principle, and not meirely for profit, wduld: very.soon work its .way in this community, and materially advance the lest miterests of the' Colony. We have not been ;disappointed in this expectation,and we are confi dent of its: being. 'yet much more fully realized. At the same time we were quite prepared to ex pect a visit from' the mosqnitoes of the Colonial press, especially .in this hotseason of the year; ,but b'eing 'somewhat climatized .beforehand, we .threw ourselves at -once into their swarm,, pen .fecily regagdless.: of their puny attacks. Our .commnon-placc, acquaintances, John Doe .and ..Richard ~toe of The;Australian, are evidently: of the mosquito genus-buzzing perpetually in the pame,. old "monotoqnQu...
English Extracts. PARLIAMENTARY PAPER. REPORT OF THE SELECT COMMITTEE OF IN QUIRY ON DRUNKENNESS. The SELECT COMMITTEE appointed to inquire into the extent, cause, and consequences of the prevailing vice of intoxication among the labouring classes of the United Kingdom, in order to ascertain whether any legislative measure can be devised to prevent the further spread of so great a national evil, and to whom the several Petitions presented to the House were refered, and who were empowered to report from time to time, have, pursuant to the order of the House, proceeded to examine a great number and variety of witnesses from different parts of the United Kingdom, and in various ranks and professions of life and agreed to the following report :— I. EXTENT OF THE EVIL. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 15 January 1835
PARRLIAMENTARY PAPER. I PORT OP lTHE SELECT COMMITTEE .OF IN ; :i QUIRY. ON DRUNC(ENNESS. . The SELECT 'COMMIITTEEr appointed to inquire into the` extent, cause, and consequences of the prevail ing vice of intoxication among the labouring classes -of the United Kingdom, in order to ascertain whoe 'ther any ldgislative measure can be devised to pre vent the 'further spread of so great a national evil, and to whom the several Petitions presented to the House'were refered, and who were empowered to report from time to time, have, pursuant to the order of the House, proceeded to examine a great number and variety ot witnesses from different parts of the, United Kingdomni and" in various ranks and professions of' life .and agreedi to 'the 'following report:- . .: - ",: .,· r 'I. EXTENT OF' THE EVIL. , . .That it appears 'to your .Committee .fom the evidence tal~en before ?them?; that'= the vice of intoxica tibn ?has been: for 'some' yearis: past onu the: declino in the higher and' middle...
ABOLITION OF NEGRO SLAVERY. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 15 January 1835
ABOLITION OF NEGRO SLAVERY. A .Pruste dinner was given on Friday, at the Free mason's Tavern, London, to celebrate the termina.: tion of slavery throughout the British -Colonial pos-.;." sessions. The Right Hon. the Earl of Mulgrave in the Chair. After partaking of an excellent dinner, upon the i removal of the cloth, the Noble Chairman proposed,:,.. the health of his Majesty; and observed that the great event they had that day assembled to commemorate. would be for time to come considered the brightest page in the history of the reign of a Monarch who . lived in the hearts of a loyal people. The King's health was then drank with enthusiasm. The health of " The Queen. and the rest of the , Royal Family" was next given and drunk with 'aimi-? lar honours. Mr. T.' F. Buxton rose'for'the purpotp opf:propo .singa .toast which he •knew would.c gie,general,ap probation-it was that of the newly 'etanacilated people--(cheers)); bu? he should defer that toast.un 'til he had somewhat cross-exa...
GREAT BRITAIN. THE FORTIETH GENERAL MEETING OF THE LONDON MISSIONARY SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 15 January 1835
GREAT SRITAZN. THIE FORTIETH GENERAL- .MEETINGI: OF- THE LONDON .MISSIONARY .SO CIETY. . " T.in' Annual Meeting of the Society iwas held; at -Exeter Hall, where, as usual,. the friends of the.. Society began to arrive at an early hour. : The'. large, hall being inadequate to the accommodation. of the numbers who attended, the lower hall also was .opened, where an abstract of the Annual' Report was read, and several ministers, and other gentlemen, delivered appropriate addresses.. But' even -this additional accommodation proved in sufficient, and some hundreds were obliged to return, as on former occasions, without'shariiig in . this part of the privileges of the anniversary.' The meeting was both respectable and, nu-* merous, and was characterised by a delightful manifestation of those feelings of sacred joy and: gratitude, which the communications -made ,of:. such occasions are so well fitted to inspire in. the' mind of the Christian. The proceedings of the day were ccmmenced by si...
An Historical Account of New South Wales [SECOND NOTICE.] [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 15 January 1835
An Historical Account, of New South Wales By JOHN DUNMORE LANG, D.D.' [SECOND NOTICE.] GOVERNOR KING was succeeded in August 1806 &nbsp; by Captain 'Bilgh, celebrated as the commander of the Bounty when the crew of that ship mu- tinied and sent himself and their other officers adrift in the long-boat. Dr. Lang has entered into an elaborate defence of Governor Bligh's ad- ministration; but we cannot say that he has been successful in his attempt to make out for the subject of his laudation any thing more than a claim to be considered a person of right inten- tions. He was evidently a very weak man, and neither fitted by natural talents nor acquirements for the post to which he was promoted. In the contest with Mr. Macarthur which eventually led to his removal, and of which a long account is given in the work, he appears to have been wrong throughout; that is to say, by his mixed indecision and precipitancy, no uncommon com- bination, he evidently gave his opponents the legal ...
Literature and Science. REVIEW. African Sketches, and Narrative of a Residence in South Africa. By THOMAS PRINGLE, 1 vol. post 8vo. London, 1834. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 15 January 1835
¶Lttet'attt:' ant :teuee. P. 'REVIEW. b" . [FROLa THE SPECTATOR.]" : African Sketches, and Narrative of a Residence in i South A.frica. By THOMAS I RINGLE, 1 V01. t post 8vo. London, 1834. IN pursuance of a plan of the Home Govern ment of 1819, to colonize the Caffer frontier of c, the Hottentot territory, a free passage was offered w to emigrants on. certain conditions, and some of contingent advantages were promised on their ft arrival. Among the intended settlers was the h family of the Pringles. The father and the ti brothers, our author excepted, were agriculturists. f Thomas, the poet and littdrateur, went out with the final intention of procuring a situation under Government, or assisting in forwarding the march of intellect among the Cape colonists. His first object, however, was to see his friends and family a safely located. It argues a good deal in favour of his sagacity and practical shrewdness, to find n that a body of cautious Scotchmen selected him s1 as their represe...
Poetry. RUM POETRY. [Poetry in floating over the world often performs strange circumgyrations. The following verses originally appeared in North America. They were afterwards copied into an English paper from a Bavarian periodical (Flora—ein Unterhaltungs—Blatt), published at Munich, where they stood by the side of a German translation. Our readers will, doubtless, consider them as a very suitable accompaniment to the Parliamentary Paper on Drunkenness, as well as a silent advocate for the Temperance Society.] [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 15 January 1835
RUM POETRY.:' Poetry in floating over the world often performs strange circumgyrations. The following verses originally ap peared: in North America. They were afterwards copied into an English paper from' a Bavarian periodical (Flora --ein.Unterhaltungs-]Blatt), published at Munich, where they stood by the: side of a German translation. Our readers will, doubtless, :considerithem as a very suitable .accompaniment to the Parliamentary Paper on Drunken ness, as well as a silent advciate for the Temperance Society.] ' O thou invincible spirit: of Rum ! if tliou hadst no nane by which to know thee; wve would call. thee-?Devil." L T the devotee extol thee, And thy wondrous virtues b:uii: By the Worst of names I'll call thee, , : -tou ,hy@a-monster,,Rum! ::Pimple-maker, visage bloater, i m . ;. eHealth-corrupter, idler's mate, : Mischief-breeder, vice-promoter, " Credit-spoiler, devil-bait; Almshouise-b1uilder, paupeer-maker : Truth-bctrayer, sorrow's source, Pocket-emptier, sabbatli-brea...
THE SOUTHERN SEAS. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 15 January 1835
T'HE SOUTHERN SEAS BY MRS. HOWITT. COME down, come down from the tall ship's side ! &nbsp; &nbsp; What a marvellous sight is here ! &nbsp; &nbsp; Look—purple rocks and criison trees, &nbsp; Down in the deep so clear. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; See ! where those shoals of dolphins go, A glad and glorious band, Sporting among the day-bright woods &nbsp; Of a coral fairy-land. &nbsp; See! on the violet sands beneath, How the gorgeous shells do glide ! O Sea! old Sea, who yet knows half Of thy wonders and thy pride? Look how the sea-plants trembling float All like a Mermaid's locks, &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Waving in thread of ruby red Over those nether rocks. Heaving and sinking, soft and fair, &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Here hyacinth—there green— &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; With many a stem of golde...
Colonial Politics. EMIGRATION—AND NO JOB. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 15 January 1835
EMIGRATION--AND NO JOB. &nbsp; In our last number we took occasion to exhibit the extremely evil tendency, and the thoroughly unprincipled management, of the present system of Female Emigra- tion to New South Wales. We are dis- posed, however, to take higher ground, and are ready to maintain that any system of female emigration, however wisely planned and disinterestedly conducted, is highly objectionable in itself, and highly danger- ous to the moral and spiritual welfare of this colony. &nbsp; The disproportion in the numbers of the sexes in New South Wales, to which the advocates of female emigration are con- stantly appealing in England, is confined chiefly to the prison-population; and it must be borne in mind that of that popula- tion the greater number are prohibited from marrying; the Government con- ceiving that a male convict is not in a con- dition to maintain a wife and family during his term of bondage. Again, the abun- &nbsp; dance of convict-la...
TO CORRESPONDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 15 January 1835
TO CORRESPONDENTS. We have received a long and able communication written expressly for THE COLONIST,from " One who knows," &nbsp; with the general sentiments of which we entirely accord, &nbsp; although our recent arrival in the Colony precludes us from the possibility of having yet attained an accurate knowledge of the particular facts and cases to which it &nbsp; alludes. We shall be most happy to give it insertion, pro vided our respectable correspondent will allow it to lie over for two or three weeks, till we have got through a certain number of subjects of the first importance to the general welfare of this colony, for the discussion of which in pre ference to all others, we had made arrangements previous to the commencement of our Journal. We intended to insert the communication of "A Re- former," under the head of Religious Intelligence in our &nbsp; present number, but the length of the Report of the meet ing in the Old Court-House on the ev...
TO THE EDITOR OF THE COLONIST. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 15 January 1835
TO THE EDITOR OF THE COLONIST. Sir.-The introduction of an epidemic into a country, where its existence was previously &nbsp; unknown, is scarcely less calculated to awaken &nbsp; interest in the mind of the medical enquirer,than to excite the apprehensions of those likely to be- come subject to its influence. In a medical point of view, it is interesting as exhibiting either, peculiarities by which it establishes to itself a character, altogether distinct from that of every other previously known form of disease , or if these peculiarities be wanting, it is a subject of no less importance to determine, what are the analogies it presents to those forms of disease, &nbsp; which are recognized under certain well-known appellations. The scientific observer will be pre pared to expect modifications and shades of dif ference, the result of difference of climate, in it, the same as in almost ever other description of &nbsp; disease; nor will he presume to d...
TIDE TABLE &c. FOR SYDNEY. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 22 January 1835
!(,j , a,,st . IE AL ce. FOR BYDNE'Y.;``:"'",' .Days. Iligh lIfatter. Sun Ay ugj MORN. EVYEN. Ries. ts. MofON. Thursday. 22 2 30 3 6. 3 (), 57 24 Friday .. 23 3.33 4 5 5 4 6 5L 25. Saturday...2 h 4 30 5 8 5 5 6 55 .26 Sunday .. 25 5 4? I 7 14? 5 0 54 27 M]onday.. 26' 6 4q1 7 29' 5 .7 ' 7. "53 "28 Tuesday.. 27' ,7 41: 8" G fi2:. . 2 20! Wedn:sday.28 b 15 8? 35 5 5 0 I0 (tI 3U
PROJECTED DEPARTURES. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 22 January 1835
PROJECTED DEPARTURES. The George Hibbert, for Madras and-Calcutta, to, morrow; Governor Philip, for Norfolk Island'on the 25th.; Princess Victoria, for Liverpool,in the Stream. For Londo.? Adelaide, John Barry, Craigievar, and Roslyn Castle, in a few days; Governor Harcourt,. Bardaster; Meanwell, and Sovereign, 1st Feb.; 'Red Rover, 20th Feb. THE CU?TTERl ROSE.--The?fate of the Rose is now: beyond doubt, as the hull of a vessel, with . Rose of Liverpool " on her stern', and part of a boat, are now lying, on Tuggerah Beeah. It is supposed that she stood too close in shore when the southerly gale came on, and could not reach off again. The fast-sailing schooner Caroline wvai purchased on Tuesday last, at public auction, by Captain Fo theringham, for the sum of 6701.
Markets. WOOL. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 22 January 1835
WOOL. WtE have been favoured .with the perusal of a circulaX from Mr. Abram Gartside, of Liverpool, and- the following extract from it. will doubtless be esteemed' of value by many readers of this Journal. Liverpool, 7th Sept., 1834. A" series of. Wool Saies commenced on Thursday: last, consisting of 3275 bales of various descriptioions out of which 1890 bales were sold, the remainde were Buenos Ayres, Magadore, and other inferior wools, for which there are very few buyeis except'at a very low figure, .The attendlance was very numerous, and a, good competition was experienced from the dealers and manufacturers for the New South Wales descriptions, which went off at 1d. to 2d. per lb. above the last June sale here, and the last London sales, conisider= ing the difference in qualities. This wool is every day getting iuto greater reputation with the cloth and . kerseymere manufacturers; and for combing purposes there is none equfal. Italian wools for some time past have been held above...
SOUTH SEA ISLANDS. TO THE EDITOR OF THE COLONIST. Sydney January 19th, 1835. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 22 January 1835
SOUTH SEA ZSIANDB. ; TO THE EDITOR OF THE COLO`IST. Sydney January 19th,'10835.7' Ssn,---By aletter which arrived by the last ivessel from Tahiti;, although I have.only received it withihi the lat few days, I am given to understand that' the object' of the British Consul in "visitiig -Taliti ii' H. M. ship Challenger, in the monthi ot??Beptembei last, was to treat with the: Queen on account of a vessel that was taken and burnt by the' natives of one of the low lagoon-islands named Auura, situated to the north-eastward of Tahiti, and distant from; thence: about two or three days' sail. . A demand has been made upoin the` Queen 'for the damage sustained, amounting to the sum of.2800 dollars, which she has agreed to: pay in pearl shells. They are stipulated to be ready by the 1st of Sep tember, 1835. An intelligent observer on -the spot scruples not to say that this agreement will: never be fulfilled. The Queen has also; coisenited:to seek after and bring forward four Pau-Motu men (i. ...
Shipping Intelligence. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 22 January 1835
" ARRIVALS: ; -IJan. 15.-Elizabeth (schooner), I-Hart, from Laun :ceston, with sundries. J: an. 15.-Active (schooner), lHassel, fromn Laun ceston, ~ith sundries and passengers. : Jan. 18;-Tamar (steamer), irom Newcastle, with sundries. Jan. 88. -Lmbdon (cutter), from Port Stephen, 'with siindries; ' Janr. 18.l--Cabotia'(ship); Ashton, from Liverpool, via Hobart Town, with merchandise and passengers. Jan. 18.--Governor Bourke (schooner), from the Manning River, with sundries." J::i?n;.20.---Nerius (barque), Butcher, from the' spcrni fishery, with 400 barrels of oil. Jan. 20:-Chili (brig), Nixon, from the Mauritius, in ballast