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Original and Select Poetry. LINES ADDRESSED TO HIS "CURRENCY LAD" ON THE DAY OF HIS BIRTH. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 9 July 1835
v rtlnar:.. ttn:•." ct ; o etvj. LINES ADDRESSED TO HIS "CURR1ENC:' i, LAD" ONTHE DAY- OF HIS 'BIRTH~K " Y AN'EMIGRANT. :SWEET boyi, may He who gave thee life,- , .'That life ii joy prolong; IMay father, rimotheir'sisters, wife, ; Thee duly greet in ong.. . In adverse fortune thou.art sent; To bless thy parentsdear, SAnd sisters too, and give content, : . To each succeeding year. To see thy blushing sisters grow --Like lilies sweet and fair; While best affections constant flo '. Will-smooth thie brow of care-: Thy manly virtues, O my son, Shall charm thy parent's heart; -' My-own •Australian boy is one , Shall every joy impart. Thy fathers' lhnd shall welconie thee,: . A nd Fortune on thee smile ; Whose eldest`danighter is to me A perscutrix vile.;. But as the firkle dame hath frown d, -: ..Long on, thyparents sad;. T. ou with i, hyiisters shalt be crown d,?- ' : .ý ::.With luckanrl ins! vi?ht 'lad.
TO THE EDITOR OF THE COLONIST. Stone Quarry, July 1, 1835. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 9 July 1835
TO THIE E LDITOI QOF THE ,COLONIST. Stone Quarry, July 1, 1835. SiR:.-On passing Iazor Back last .Suiiday, I: was very much surprised at finding.t.he road from the brow of the hill actually, lined with straggling parties .from the. road gaig stationed there. Query- -What >are the .duties of. the, Police Magistrate, ,constables and .overseers, who .are placed there, and paid by government to keep these men together, and protect the property of settlers and others who are every day passing. i Your obedient Servant,: :A SETTLER. P. S. In my, opinion :if the said officers at-: tended more strictly to their duty, .robberies would be less frequent in that quarter. We are sorry to 'find that A `Settler., travels onz Sunday. It is a bad practice. The state of the road gangs,.- however, .on the Argyle road should be enquired into. A recently arrived, emigrant was robbed 'a few days ago on that road, and there is every reason to believe that the overseer of the gang stationed in 'the neigh...
Literature and Science. DRIFTING OF CANOES TO VAST DISTANCES. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 9 July 1835
ierttrature anus cctietref.. 'DRIFTING OF CANOES TO VAST DISTANCES. [PROM TH NEW YORK WORKING MAN'S ADV0CATE$. BuT very few of the inuijierous :coral islets anid . volcanoes ofthe vaist Pacific, capable of sustaiin iog a Tew families of men, have been founid uni nanted; an.d: we. have,. therefore,. to inquire whence and by what means, if all the members of, the :great human family have had one common source, hould'- fipse" " savages ,hlave ,migrated: ]Cook, Forster, and others, ..have remarked tlat parties of savages,,,in theiir canoes must often..have i'ost.tlieir. way, andd must have: been driven on distarnit iohres, wherethey\vere'forced to remamin ; deprive4. both of.' the me?ns and of. the requisite intelligence fobr returnmig' to to hei"r own country. Thii. Caitaii ,Cdok fdfund oiithe islandofWa teog three inhabitants' of Otaheite, who had beent !driift'ed ththither.idi a:ciinb e?:althougl:thBiiiiekisice Sbetweein :the two isl's is" 559 imiles. 'lIn 1695, itwo: canoes, coniain...
TO THE EDITOR OF THE COLONIST. Mulgrave Place, June 30, 1835. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 9 July 1835
TO THE EDITOR OF THE .COLONIST. Mulgrave Place, June 30, 1835:: Srn,-In your valuable paper of last ivek, you give, from a correspondent, a summary of, the proceedings at a meeting held in the Coiurt House, Windsor, for the formation of the Hawkes bury Temperance Society, on which 'I beg to offer a few remarks, as being thereby personally aggrieved. It is indeed scarcely" worth while to notice the statements of an anonymous writer; yet, when such statements- have a direct tendency to injure character,'and destroy usefulness, it be comes both a personal and public duty to correct them. ' I am most unceremoniously introduced in'the Report, saying that I would not sacrifice the 's'o cial comforts of the many 'for the 'disorders of the few." True, but it was in corinection with the statement regarding the solitary drunkard (one of my church members), and that I should not for his sake consign to infamy' all the other temperate members, which would be opposed to an acknowledged principle...
HIS MAJESTY'S APPROVAL OF SPEAKER. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 9 July 1835
HIS MAJESTY'S APPROVAL OF SPEAKER. iAt ten minutes past three o'clock3 the Lord Chanc ellor, the Archbishop of Caiterbury, Earl Rosslyn, :EarlJersey, and Lord Wharncliffe as iLords Coin missioners, took their; seats on the form between the woolsack.and the throne, when. SThe.Lord Chancellor, directed the .Usher of the Black Rod to let the Commons know that the Lords Commissioners 'desired the immediate: attendance of the Commons in their Lordships' House. :The Commons, in obedience to his summous short ly afterwards appeared at the bar of the House, when the newly elected Speaker, Mr. Abercrombie, who was, accompanied'by Mr. Denison and lMr' Ord, and more than one. hundyed members, addressed the .LLoils Coinmissionersin nearly the following words: '?My Lords, I have to acquaint" your JLordships 'that in obedience -to IHis Majesty's comimands, "his Majesty's faithful Commons have proceeded to exer cise their undoubted right of electinga Speaker,"and that'their choice, however unworth...
TO THE EDITOR OF THE SYDNEY MONITOR. LETTER III. Liverpool, June 12, 1835. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 9 July 1835
TO' TH'E EDITO OF' THE . SYDNEY LETTER III. Liverpool, June 1.2,'1835,: Sri-, -In: my. last, I .traced down the stream. of ecclesiastical writers in favour of the authenticity, of certain booksuof-the., New Testament, from. the days of',the Apostles to the end -of.-thlle fourth century, and:.in this I shall bring forward 'other important evidence ; but allow me to recommend one. evidence ,of superlative importance which we are Itoo apt to overlook,.and which.weighs in my mind. as. ofgreater consequence than almost any other, and that is, ", that if. any man will do the will of God, he shall know (not leaving, the ques tion to be doubtful) of' the doctrine whethec it be' of God;" 'for it is oily tlhose' who are: proud (or as the margin 'hasit, a, fool),.. kiiowing n'othing, but prating about .question s, .ald" strifes of words, ',iwho. will '.iit conisent to. wholesome words, even the words of. our Lord Jesus Christ, and to the.. doctrine which is according, to godli ness., . If, Sir...
THE KING'S ANSWER TO THE ADDRESS. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 9 July 1835
THE KING'S ANSWER TO. THE ADDRESS.. I thank you sincerely for the a;surances which you have given me in this loyal .and dutiful Address of 'yours disposition ' to co-operate .with: the, in the. im provement, with.a view to the. maintenance of our: institutions in Church and State. : 1 learn with regret that .you do ;not concur, with: n?e a .to'the policy of..the. appeal 'which -I 'have r-e cently made to the sense of my people. I never have exercised, and Iknever will. exercise any. of the prerogatives which .'hold, excepting for the single purpose of' promoting, the great; end for. which they, are entrusted to me--the public good; and I confidently trust that no measure conductive to' the general interests will be endangered or inter rupted? in its progress' by the opportunity which I have:afforded. to nmy'faithful and loyal subjects of expressing tieir, opinimons through the choice of their representativos in Parliament.
REPORT ON THE ADDRESS. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 9 July 1835
JREPORT ON, THE ADDRESS. Sir E. Knatchbull appeared at the bar with the' report on the'Ad.ress. " Sir R Peel said it would be most convenihnt, as" well as most respectful.to the House, that'h, should at once explain the course he intended to pursue. if he had not last night answered the question put to him by a noble Lord (J. Russell) At was from no dis-; respect either to him or to tile House, or from =an un willingness to' afford theIIHouse any informfation in his :power-or from any' desire to take any unfair advan tage : butheiehad wished, in a matter of such' great importance, to haveda little time for making up his mind as to what course to purstie, and to avoid the inconvenience and possible danger of dcting under. the momentafy influence of; temper and -disappoint ment. lie bore in mind the disagreeable conse quences which.not unfrequently resulted from hasty declaraitions of 'a deierminatibn to abide by a resolu tion which subshequent causes force one i to ab ndon. He had be...
THE ADDRESS TO THE CROWN. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 9 July 1835
THE ADDRESS TO THE CRW; P . -'After a long and frequently adjdurne4:debate in .tIe llouse of Commons, on the subject of the Address in answer to the King's Speech, the Af6llowing, votes --were taken at 20 minutes past one o'clock :of.the' 2Cth February : For the Amendment ..:309 For the Address..:..:..... '.302' - Majority against Ministers.......... 7 . After the majority had returned to the IHous6, Lord John Russel arose amidst the loudest cheers, wl;hich were continued for some minutes,';'after it had ceased, le said he wished to ask the Right Hon. :'1ronet,, Sir R. Peel, whether, after what:haidtaken place, he would again divide the House up~ h the bringing up of the report ? . ' After a pause, Sir R. Peel rose and said, that' at present, and without further deliberation, he &lt;could nt give, 'ari answer to the Question. He would not pledge' hirn self one way or the other. He must consult his','col leagues on the subject. .Lotd John Russell again rose and said the House...
WEDNESDAY, JULY, 8, 1835. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 9 July 1835
WEDNESDAY, JULY, 8, 1835. 1. ,Council met pursuant to' adjouirnient,'His 'Excellency the Governor iinthe chair':=ZBread Bill furither aniended in-Commnitteh, to be fairly. tiranscribed, and presented. to the Governor by. th?e Auditor-General, and Mr. Berry. 2. Estimates of Expenditures for' the year. 1?836, further considered in Committee.' "1.; Resolved, that a sum not exceeding 24601. 8d: be appropriated to defray the expense of the Minieral Surveyor's Department for the year 1836.' 2. Resolved, that a sum not exceeding 6295i111s. .be appropriated to defray theexpense of the Supreme Court, and of Witnesses, and of Jurors for the year 1836. 3. Resolved, that a sum not exceeding 27301. '?8s. 6d. be appropriated to defray the expense of the Court of Requests, for the year 1836, 4. Resolved, that a sum not exceeding 32111. be: appropriated to defray the expence of the Court of Quarter Sessions, for the:year 1836. ' - 5.s Resolved, that a sum not exceeding 10521. be appropriated; to de...
TUESDAY, JULY 7, 1835. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 9 July 1835
TUESDAY, JULY '7, 1835. 1. Cot?OUNCIL met pursuant to adjourinment. His Excellency the Governor -took the Chair, and laid upon the Tabl6, the following Minute: 'Whilst the Estimate for the Sydney Branch odf Public Works is under consideration, I -have to re *quest the attention' of Council Ad o the Petition of certain Householders and Proprietors of Land in the Town, praying that the superintendence of those works, and. of other 'local 'matters, may be placed under Commissioners appointed by the Inhabitants, ~as..is the case in many' Towns of Great Britain and Ireland.' I stated on former occasions my opinion, that the time had arrived when such duties might be undertaken with advantage by the Inhabitants, and I would~ propose that the, Construction of Sewers and Drains, the Forming, Repairing, Lighting, Cleansing, and Watering the Streets should be entrusted to Commissioners elected by the Land and Household ers of the Town, with powers to Assess and Levy a I1ate;for these objects,...
English Extracts. OPENING OF PARLIAMENT. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 9 July 1835
UEt tgli1) Elxttraet. 'OPENING OF PARLIAMENT. TUa?nsDA, FnnRvAnY 24.-His Majesty proceeded tlhiis fternoon from St. James' Palace, in the usual state, to, open the fir.t Session of the Second Reform Parliament.' The customary preparations were made for the 'royal reception; and the fineness of the day' contributed to bring out greater crowds than , sual. The body of the house of Lords was much crowded,lwith ladies and Peers, the latter in their robes.'', His Majesty having taken his seat upon the thdone,' the Cpmmons were summoned to appear at their Lordships' bar, and having comne up in con-, siderable numbers, headed by the new Speaker, the Lord Chancellor, kneeling, presented his Majesty, with a copy of the speech. His Majesty then in his, usual firm manner, read ihe following Speech: My Lords and Gentlemen;. I avail myself of the earliest opportunity of meeting you in Parliament, after having .,recurred- to 'the sense of my people. . You will, I am confident, fully participate' ...
TO CORRESPONDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 9 July 1835
TO .COsaaErPONDEIN;T$ . , article published in our last number, entitled The ionitor, was not written by fMr. HI. Ialloran. 'We deeni it an act of 'justice to that gentleman to make this :,statement, in consequence of the authorship of the arti cle in question having been imputed to him in a certain quarter, and of a personal attack founded on that impu tation having been made upon him. We have not seen the paper in which the attack we allude to was made. We have only been apprised of the fact by a correspon dent. Fi'e feel much obliged to Amicns and to A Subscriberfor the iformation they have respectively afforded us. In regard to the communication qf Amficus, it would not be expedient for us to descend to the particulars he enu merates. Things will soon And their proper level in the quarter he toots of. And as to A Subscriber, we .shall have an eye upon 'the parties he points at. We agree with him in thinking it would not be right to let the matter rest. Abominable as it is, it mu...
TO THE EDITOR OF THE COLONIST. Sydney, July, 3, 1835. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 9 July 1835
TO THlE EDIT OR OF. THE .COLONIST.:"-: Sydney; July?:; 183,5.:. Si.-.-By The Australiam of this date;: ther ap pears fAl' letter.' from Mr. Andrew? ;GoOdwuin re' specting the cause lately tried: in the i Supreme Coutrt; in which he was p.laintiff, and I was one of, the defendantSs. . This letter would have been unheeded' by me had it not contained a misrepresentation affect ing, my pecuniary interests. Mr. Goodwin de clares it to be notorious, that ' no othler carman but himself has strength to performn the work," at what he is pleased.to call the "rugged ascent" from my wharf. In contradiction I beg leave to state,'.that 'since I 'ceased to ..employ Mr. Goodwin, six vessels consigned to me have un loaded at this wharf;, and' that their -cairgoes have been delivered in various parts of' the town at. a much lowver rate, than was formerly'chairg~d by Mr. Goodwin.. I' have.fiurtlher''to state, that i" consequence of false reports respectibg'the road to my wharf, vwhich have been iildus...
FRIDAY, JULY 3. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 9 July 1835
: RIDAY, JULY 3.. 1. Council met pursuant:to adjotirument, His Excellency the Governor in the::chair. 2. Commercial Banking .Company Bill; read a second time; to be read a third time on Friday next.. . :::3. Estimates of Expenditure- for 4836 ; fur ther consideiation deferred until Tuesday next. -ORDERS OF THE DAY..:. TUESDAY,JULY 7". 1. Estimates of Expenditure dfor'1836 ;' further cousideration." - 2. Stage Coach Bill[; further considered.: ,3. Parish Roads Bill; second reading.:, . 4. Bread Bill ; further consideration. ,~: :.?
TIDE TABLE &c. FOR SYDNEY. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 9 July 1835
TIDE TABLE &c. FOR SYDNEY.; Day. IHigh Water. I Xun Age of a". OR unO.. I NVaN. Rises. I ,'ets. Afoun. Thirsday . 9 7 12 7 42 4 7 4 4 56 14 Priday ..:10 8 .10 S 30 7 3 4 57, 15 Satuarday.. II' 8 15' 910 7 ' 3 4 57 x16 $uiadlny .. 12 0 30 9 50 7,, :i 4 57 17 *,Mohuly .. 13 10 ' 10 25 T 2 4 58' 18 T ieaday.. 14 10 41$ . 11 .0 7.: 2 , 4 .58 '.I10 ednedatyl II, 16 1 11 35 7 .1 '4 5 20
Domestic Intelligence. VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS OF THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. THURSDAY, JULY 2, 1835. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 9 July 1835
omottette JEitteltigrnce. VOTES' AND PROCEEDINGS OF THE' , LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. TH uRsAY; JULY 2, 1835. ;.CouNcrL? met pursuant to adjournment, I-His :xcellency the Governor in the chair. Commer-. .cial Banking Company Bill;- Lieitenant-Colonel Snodgrass, as Chairman, brought up the Report 'of the 'Sub-Committee. Report to, lie on the table; Bill to be read a second time to-morrow. 2. Resolved, that a sum 'of" 10,0001., be ad vanced out of the colonial treasury, to'the'deputy comomissary General, ,as a loan-upon the secn-; .ritiy of bills to be drawn on the Lords' Commis sioners of His Majesty's Treasury at par, and to le niegociated as circumstances may render ad-p viseable. 3. Motion made: and question' put, that the estimates of expenditure :of the civil- establish-: nient: for thle year 1836, be now :,considered in 'c6mmitteeV passed without a division. , ,, qed,that a sum not exceeding 3321 0s; 61d. ,beappropriated toidifraj;ylh expense of thl estab' ilisye ment ofHis Excellenc...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 9 July 1835
Ib~tlctisemte t0. ' EONDE TEO'ISAND ACRIES O' LAND - O: SA.LE AT ZIG,AWAILR?A. OR1 SALE by private bargain, a primary grant of one thousand acres of land most eligibly :.situated,. about four miles from the Township of Wollongong, in the district of lllawarra. This tract of land, which is capable of being made one of the finest agricultural estates in the colony at compara 'tively small expense, is hounded by illawarra Lake and Mullet Creek, both of which are navigable and '.ommunicate with the ocean, and it is intersected by the great road to the southward.. It was selected chiefly with a view to cultivation by an experienced agriculturist from the west of Scotland, so early as the year 1824; the greatest part of it is but lightly timbered; for agricultural purposes the soil cannot :be exceeded, and. the scenery, especially along the Lake is in thel.lhighest. degree.beautiful and pic turesque. To any gentleman desirous of acquiring an estate of moderate extent; which would afford h...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 9 July 1835
. SAL O AN On W, dnesday, ,the 14tli day of October next, ,at. 11 'oclock, fthetidermentioned portions of Laind will be ut'up to Auction in tlic -Market Buildings, George Street; 'Sydrny. , Argyle.-1 Lot, measuring 600 acres, a pplied, for by'J. J.nMoore. Bathurst.-3 Lots, .2,400 acres, by William See, Rev. XIr'. Le6, S; Marsden, and'Robert Smith.? Bligh;--6 Lots, 5,116 acres, by Robert:Scott. 1 rispane.-18. Lots, 12,750' acres, by J. B. Bet tin oti bert Scott, and R. Co'x,'Jun.'. I:. Camden.-) Lot, 100 acres, by J. M'Laughlan. sCumberland,--.1 Lot, 5 acres,-by John'Donovah. Durham.-5 Lots, 3200 acres, by G. R. Scott. Murray.-3 Lots, 2540 acres, by David John stone, John Gardener. Northumbnerland.-2 Lots, 1000 acres, 'by W._ fBowenr J. Mitchell. .'Wellington.-- Lot,,640'acres, by Sarah 'Lowe. Fon supplying the; Female Orphan School, with -Prints, ahillco, &.' fobe lodged on Friday, ihe 17th current. . For erecting a Dead-house anid Washing Shed, an Armourei's Shop, arid' fou...
Religious Intelligence. SOUTH SEA ISLANDS. [CONTINUED.] TO THE EDITOR OF THE COLONIST. Tahiti, May 3, 1835. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 9 July 1835
[ CONTINUED'. * ; TH EDITOR OF THIE COLONIST:. 'Tahiti, May 3, 1835. Trial :and Banishment of the Governor of the. 1 .fah'na Districts:.-.Towards the close of the year a;man ??f .tlie name of Paiita was tried before the 5even'judges,.forrinsurrection. Instead of con dueting; himself as a respectable head to the Sdstrictiihe Was? the very leader of the biad -sort idtd .wickedness.' "While his pedple in'autlhority S.under: him were exerting themselves in' putting 'intio iectioi6 the laws, and agppreheiinlizg cri m?minals, he wasF doingi all ih hfis' powerto: oppose the ws'i, invadi'g the. rights of the people.over ho?i;i he iwl s 'placed iin iithdrity, and assistiig criminia :iri..evadiigg justice. .He liadaliso been, gu il~l himself ofmisdemeaiours atdif'erenitimes. His people overlooked them, hoping'thathe would, .niencd.'his ways. But instead of reforming he was getting: worse.--'-"Ie has dealt towards-us ill: ,.Instead of' beingour protector in the.execution of the lawss, he:has b...