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CIVIC ENTERTAINMENT AT GUILDHALL TO THE FOREIGN AMBASSADORS. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 5 December 1838
CIVIC IlNTERTA1NlENTi AT GfUILDHALL a TO THE FOREIGN AMBASSADORS. Before the dinner, the Princes and foreign Ambassadors being received: by the Lord Mayor in the council-chamnber; we heard a colloquy between a gentlemant (who was appointed interpreter) and Miir-,-; shal Sonul and the Duke de Nemnours, which el is creditable to all parties. Having ad-: dressed Marshal Soult, the spetiker con cluded with. - Permettez-mnl. Monselgneur, de ih,, icd, les paroles qi .j'al enl'honneur de vous adresser'en' revenant de la revue de Hyde.park la' semalne paisbe-' Cela fairt du birn an crur Frangais de vouis voir ai bien requ en Angleterre.' Je fhlicite votre , excellece et j ose la prier de bien voulhir excuser' I. li hardiesse d'un de ses t?IB humble compatrlotes et de rreevir ',iffre do ses services en quality d'interprate;"' The Marshal replied, "Je vois remerlce de rout mon coeur; lea sentiments que vons venez d'cxprlme "voiu tout honneur, en etfet vous m'avez parlr en revenant de la sevue...
English Extracts. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 5 December 1838
Engiish' Extracts. 'England,' the Temps observes, ", is a vast mninufactory',ngreat laboratory, a uni versal counting-house. France is a rch farm,:tendingto turn itself into a manu' factory. Germany is an ill.cultivatcd fi-ld, because there are ,philosophers, and not peasants who till` it. Soutl!n Italy is da villa in ruins. Nort~h n :ht: is:n iarti ficial prairie. Bei W is a.Vftrge. Hol land is a canal. ' Sweden'. -and- Denmark are carpenters' yards. ..Polaiid' is a sandy heath. Russia is an ice :?ouse. Switzer land is a chalet. Greece is a field' in a state of nature, Turkey is a field fallow. India is a gohl mine. Egypt is a workshop for apprentices. Africanis a furnace. Algiers is a nursery grounid:. .Asia is a glove. The Antilles are sugar refiners. South'Atterica is a store. -Nurth America ist a' till fual. Spain is a iill empty. The New Guzelle of Spire states, that in Thuringia and part.of Saxony,' ea ellent cheese is made with potatoes. An anecdote is going the round of the...
TO CORRESPONDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 5 December 1838
TO CORRESPONDENTS. W?e acknowledge the receipt of a subscriber's -obliging communication, but adhere to the eor "-rectness of our report, as being from the " Cocket " -.of the spirits, brought by the Abel Gower. Why does not ** a Subscriber" give his name privatelp to nus? Does he suppose we can give insertion to his letter, which might alfrct the markets, -without 6,knowing our authority ? We beg to inform the Editors of the Adelaide news -papers, that we forward to them this Journal'(ad pressed to them respectively)- three times a-week, .being put by as in the Sydney Post-office every publishing morning-and leaving this port' by every vessel which sails for Adelaide. The qulestlorr is, do they receive it? We further beg to inform them, that it is, and always has been most rare for us to receive their papers in return. Par instance. by: the Hope, Captain Devlin, which arrived 'the 29th ultimo, we did not receive a single paper,'though other people did; but whether' the papers recei...
TO THE EDITOR OF THE Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser. Instinct of the Horse. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 5 December 1838
TO TITC DITEOR OU TIl Sydnejy Monitor and CommeTrcal Advertiser. Instinct of the Horse* The follow.ing incident shews the supe rior instinct of the horse-it was commu nicated to me in'a letter from my friend Mr. John Miles, a very excellent` animml painter, residing in North Leach, Gloster shire:-" I. cannot help telling you of an incident .which happened at Farmington yesterday, uinder my observation ; .it shows the strong instinct possessed by the horse. Old:nge and infirmity had doomed an old ccart-horse to. die under the hands of the village butcher, its carcass to be distributed among a favourite pack of. hounds, the' property of Thomas Wellins, Esq..' Know ing the animal, (being atone time famous as a sup, rior dranght horse,) I was induced to follow the man who was holding " Old Jerry," as he was called:iri the neighbour hood, with an intention of purchasing it, and placing it in one of my paddocks during the residue of its existence. Ruminatine, as I'went along, urifortunate...
A CIRCULAR. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 5 December 1838
A CIRCULAR." : r We 'have received a.. printd Circular signed " Colonus." and; entitled '"" Waste Lands the means of Colonization." -It was lately published in the'ColoniSt newspaper. The theory of the writer is-destroyed in some parts,-and in others the-reasoning-is .only partially true, by the author not con -sidering the destruction in- this; Colony-of food, and consequently of capital, through continued droughts. His views-proceed 'from thie assumption, that our. climate an:l the productions of the soil,. are as regular as those uf -South Australia,'England,-and 'France-at +ieast he-iridicates nothing to - the contrary.Yet all theories on population and produetion, wtihout this datum-entering into the calculatitm, must be fallacious. The richness of thie soil of a country is of no avail, unless there be sufficient moisture to make it. productive. Writers in Europe and America cilculate the capacity-of a country to-maintain popu lation, according to its -fertility.- It will' main...
TO THE HONOURABLE THE COMMONS OF THE UNITED KINGDOM OF GREAT BRITAIN & IRELAND The Petition of the Undersigned, Members of Council, Magistrates, Landholders Merchants, and other free Inhabitants of the Colony of New South Wales, in Public Meeting assembled, [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 5 December 1838
TO THE iON)URA JEE THE COM-, MONS OF THEI U-NI rED KINGDOM OF GREAT BRlITA1N.& IRELAND: The Petition of, the Undersigned,Tl1cmhiers of Council, 1lasl;i tratsE, Landllhollers. ?crchants, and other fire Iuhabitants of the Col.ny of New suSoath lales, in Public.Meetang as ,cmtlad, Mos'r fITMBLV SiH.WETII, That in the year 1831, His Msajesty's Gnovcrnment'discontinuted the practice of alineating the waste lands of ýthe Colony by free grants, and adopted. in lieu, the present syttem of disposing of them by public auction . That the avowed object of this change was, to raise a fund for the emigration of labourers and female servants from Great Britain and Ireland to these Colonies, in order on the one hand to relieve the un employed poor of the mother country, anad on the other, to furnish this Colony with a supply of labour eessential to iis,.exi-t ence, and to reduce the disparity of the sexes in the Colony : a circumstance which, more than any other canse, has generated a vicio...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 5 December 1838
A GENTS rTO THE - >i)ttn anitor -ant~ Qonnmttchi ljbcrtiarr. O UR Subscribers al.d the Public . will please take' nctice, that Mr. -Liscombe of 'Bathurst, '.r. 'William Cross of Windsor, and Mr.:Cornelius * of the St. Michael- Store- ship, Green Sbills, arc the Agents in their respective neighboui'hoods - for this Journal.-' These gentlemen arc supplied, with - printed receipt books, and are autho rised to receive money and take orders on account i?of :this -Oflice, -and our * country frierds "are -accor'diugly .re "-quested to pay them with as little d celaty as possible, particularly our old standard friends.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 5 December 1838
Advertisements sent to this Ofice, must specify on the face of them, the number of times they are to be advertised; otherwise, they will be continued and charged until countermanded. For London Direct, T HE fine fast-sailing ship . "FLORENTIA," G A. 1, 452 tons per register, W. H. Goodwyn, R. N., Commander. This ship having nearly completed her cargo, offers a good opportunity for the shipment of early Wools. For light Freight only, for which an early application is requested-or passage, having superior acconmmodations. Apply to W. S. DELOITTE & CO, O Lower George-street, Z December 1, 1888. 5 First Wool Shirp of the Season. F ORsj ON ?' DrRECT, G T HE well-known fast:sailing t Britislr Built Barque M DESPATCH, 362 tons burthen, is now taking in dead weight, and will commence loading Wool immediately. For Freight or Passage, early appli- Si cation must be made to . COOPEfI& HOLT, F Agents. Waterloo Warehouse, - T November29th, 1838. p1 N. B.--?beral advances will be ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 5 December 1838
ABSTRACT OF ALL SALES BY AUCTION, shieli ril be b eld .belwee this and our ne.t number THIS DAY, 5th. WILSON, T: T. at R?ooms at Eleven o'Clock. Mess Pork, Flour, Wines, Brandy, Gin, w1th a variety of Merchandise. HERBLEWHITE, W. at URooms, at Eleven o'Clock. Ironmongery, al'r :whih, Perfumnery and Fancy Goods;, e. TO-MlORROW., th. WILSON, J. T. at Rooms, at Eletes o'Clock, Extensive Assortment of Mercery and Haber d?ashery, &c." SOLOMON', S. at Rooms, at Eleven o'Clolc, Pictures, Desks, Ladles' V ork Boxes, Mer chandise. &c. -' BLACKMAN, -MA. :on the Premises, Albion Wine Vaults. Pitt-street, at Eleven o'Clock-, Stock-in'-Trade,"Fixtures, Spirit Machine, &c. Medical and Chemical, W ANTED, a Gentleman of good Education and Address, as an Assistant in the above Departments, to whom a liberal Salary will ibe given. Apply personally to Mr. Surgeon Russel, York-street, Sydney. FOR SALE.. A FREEHOLD House, lately knotdO as th sign of the is Royal Oak," situate in ...
ABDICATION OF NAPOLEON. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 5 December 1838
ABDICAT!ON OF' NAPOLEON. "I had not been long tr bed When Pelard or Constant, i now forget whicb, knocked loudly a't my door, .tellinig ate to come with" all speed to the Fmperor, who wished to see me. A fearful presentiment shot through my heart; and before five minutes had elapsed I was by the bed on'which the Emperor, a prey to frightful convulsions, seemed on the point of expiring. It Was a horrible sight"! His face Was a livid paleness, his lips were contracted, his hair matted lto his forehead by a cold perspira tion, his eyes dull and fixed. Oh'! the the rigidity of that look made me shudder'!" (and ,The Duke by, an involuntary move ment covered his face With his hands, as if to avoid a'fearful vision) " Racked by a horrible suspicion,', .continued the Duke, " i wished, but I da'red not, I could n'ot, question him. " Duke, said Ivan to me, in.a low voice, 'he is lo-t if he do not drink, he refuses every thing; but he must drink-he must vomit. In the namne of Heaven, Rersuade ...
English Extracts. MR. AND MRS. NORTON. To the Editor of the Morning Chronicle, [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 5 December 1838
English Extracts. MR. AND -MRS. NORTON. To the Editor of the Morning. C£ir6nicle, Si a-Having obhained permission from the party principally con.cerned to publish the, following notes, miy I request theif in-prtion in your !lnpet- ? Ilr the rank of life in Which Mt. and Mrs. Norton move, it is customary, to arrange such unhappy differences as lead to a sepa tion, not by advertisement of the lady's fname in the pablie newspapers or by li't gation perpetually bringing before, the public the private affairs of the parties, but by reference to arbitrators to arrange terms, and by the appointment of' gautian tees.to secure the husband from his wife's debts, after be shall have made a reason able and adequate provision 'fat her main tenanCe. The departure from this decent, this rational, this customary mode of procedure has, in the arguing of' a late cause, bben' attempted to be thrown upon. the lady, who was represented as obstinately forcing her husband into expences, alike to gratify h...
Police News. MONDAY, DECEMBER 3. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 5 December 1838
Police News' lIONDAtYI,.DECEMBER 3. 'Robert Simpkins, James Turner, James -Stoneman, -Williani Sinmpsobh,and2.James Anderson, seamen belonging to ille ship: Mdi land, were'.pliced at.the!bar, charged with obstructing the constables in the' execution of their duty in .Phillip-streeslon Sunday last.' It-uppeared-that the prisoner Stoneman, was found byrInspector Prossor, and a constable named Molloy, lying drunk in Bent-street. .In taking him to the Watch-house through Phillip-street, they. were met by the other -prisoners, who attacked the constables, knocked them. .down, -kicked and betat -them. Inspector Prossor went to the Watchahouse for assis tance. Molloy was obliged to take shelter oin a house with his clothes torn to ribbon'. On the arrival of the reinforcement, the prisoners, after th'em ist vi',lent resistance. were taken to the Watch-house. There was a:general row, the whole street bring sin commotion,' and the .inhabitants in'the neighbourhood aiding, abetting, and assist...
NEWS OF THE DAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 5 December 1838
*NWEWS OF THE S DAY. 'Me. MoNITOR, "..-Is it true that; the fowesLt tenders -submitted for the ;supplies of the French .frigate Venus, have;not been accepted,and that the whole'.tender affair has turned out a farce.? ^2 -Is, it "true that a certain ship chandler.has been .a mnobt.sucessful candi date oui the occasion, to the.exclusion of. others with better. pretensions:? 3;--Who wat the ostensible oaner' of ab certain pork tender? .. - 4.-Is i: true that a certain party ,pub:' licly offered a-beto.fitwenty to one,.that he. would name the sttucessful.contra:tor three 'days,prior:to thealening?of the tenders2e , QfJERIST. One hundred and'twenty lrares in 'the Bank ef Australia, were sold by Mr. Blackman, at-his new Rooms, Regent Terrace, HRuiter-street, on St. Andrew's Day, in the following lots and prices, 'to -various respectable capitalists : promiunn .e pera share a. -s d "Lt 1...... 3 thusreso0 paid up 10 Io o...... '210lo 0 s.... ... o0 .... 1 too o0J a.... ...... ... .. .o 0 0...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 5 December 1838
Birth. On Monday, the 3rd December, Mrs. H. A. Grates, York-street, of a daughter. Marriage. &nbsp; By Special License, on the 1st Instant, at the Chapel of St. Lawrence, by the Rev. Mr. Steele, Mr. J. F. Josephson, junior, eldest son of Jacob Josephson, Esq., to Miss L. J. Davies, eldest, daughter of J. J. Davies, Esq., Sydney. Deaths. On Saturday last, Elizabeth Margaret, aged two years and six months, daughter of Mr. Leeds, Hun- ter's River, and grand-daughter of Mr. Aarons, &nbsp; Sydney. Same day, the infant of Paymaster-Serjeant Bell, 30th Regiment, or Queen's Own. At Newlands, Parramatta, on Sunday, the 2nd December, Mary Ann, the wife of Alexander Ken- neth Mackenzie, Esq., in the 60th year of her age. On Thursday last, after a short illness, the Rev. T. Reddall, at his residence, Campbell Town.
COOLIES. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 5 December 1838
COOLIES, San,-We lbee to annex you a list of the rates for the import of Coolies, &c. to Sydney. The cn?r landed at Port Phillip, increases each -ate 0per head. We are'nowd prepared to receive orders for the Coolies, wvhf'ch can be executed, under ordinary circumstances, within 'six or eight months. AnI fulther information we shall be glad to communicat at all times. JOHN LORD & CO. George-street, Sydney. HRATe, &c. POR THE IMPORT OF DAANOGIIAIS on HILL CoaLlus.--oney, 'advanced per head. Sirdais, £13 104 ; Coolies, £12; Bloys, £10 15s Women, £6 15. £5 advanced-Sirdars £14; Co.. lies, £12 12s; Boys £11 5', Women £7 5s. No advance-Sirdars, £15 ; Coolies, £18 13s Boys £12 5s ; Women 48 5s. House Servants and Ae. chauics, depend upon the amount of wages advanced, which is uncertain. The above rates inclnde six months' advance of wages,- except to the women, and exclude all other charge to the parties order ing, providing the Coolies are received, and the balance...
Colonial Secretary's Office, Sydney. 10th October, 1838 [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 5 December 1838
Colonial Secretary's Office, &nbsp; &nbsp; Sydney. 1oth October, 1838 GENTLEMEN.---I have received the com &nbsp; mands of the Governor to inform you, that His Excellency has written to the Secre- tary of State, r questing, in compliance with the desire exrpressed in your letter, of &nbsp; the 2 th ultimo, that a ship may be im mediately sent to Port Phillip with Emi &nbsp; grants, and another after a lapse of four &nbsp; months. I have the honor to be, Gentlemen, Your most obedient servant. E. DEAS THOMSON Alexander Thomson, Esquire, and other Proprietors of Land and Stock at Port Phillip. The Black Joke had arrived at Launceston prior to the sailing of the Aquilla, having crossed the Straits in twenty-four hours; she was again laid on for Geelong and Gellibrand Point. The schooner Industry was advertised as ready to receive cargo at Launceston for Port Phillip. The barque Thomas Laurie may be expected to arrive here in a few days, th...
Port Phillip. WANTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 5 December 1838
Port Phillip. Extracts from the Port Phillip Gazette, of the 3rd and 10th November :-- WANTS. We have a few more lines in pursuance &nbsp; of our last, to add about the post--for every day brings fresh proof of the want of a better regulation in that department. And first we would wish to observe, that al- though the postmaster, we are certain, endeavours to give every satisfaction in the discharge of his duty, yet as he also fills the situatinn of police clerk, he must be possessed of a certain power of ubiquity to &nbsp; pay proper attention to both, and therefore we would point out to those in authority the propriety of an additional salary to this official ; especially when they consider that the great increase of the town, and conse- quently of the interchange of communica- tion will more than suffice to clear all costs, that he (the postmarter) may devote his whole time to that duty, in the manage- ment of which the public at large are so deeply interested. The...
SYDNEY MONITOR & COMMERCIAL ADVERTISER FRIDAY MORNING, DECEMBER 7, 1838 Nothing extenuate, nor ought set down in malice.—SHAKESPEARE. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 7 December 1838
LYDMEY -ES COMMERCIAL ADVERTISER PRID WY BUIORNfNG, DECEMBER 7, 1638 AtetAiing erknuute, nor night set domew in mdliee.-SasAS iPKAUZ. )IR. MONITOR:-_ I 1. it true that the PorM tpunnel accprcitfmr the Prencah Fria:.te Penus actually bet".. jed to -the Aocnta., und that HFlnbro 1'nrk wea s referred to prinon lirsh, which tvaa ttorndr. at a lower nriee ? 2. 1- it true, that a spirit caflri 4 Aur.rek*' lat' been accepted by the -Pentu*, ,uppusinq it to be 11am? 3. 1' it t21e that srertain till-r3r' terntir wars fl weieted for sapplvi.,v the riscuilt. ;mrhnug another -asnple of £'q1341 qRaliq. aaad -aid to be thuee pounds ton leessin price, was rejected? QUEftIST.
TO THE EDITOR OF THE Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 7 December 1838
g"n THR DITOR Or THIl. "Syda?y Monitor and Commercial Advertiser. SIR,-Anr inqniry has been instituted into the 'rendern fr the Venu. GCrns irregnlality has occnarrd some where. disnracefir, to all parties con ee, ned. -S.me argue that the tenders for the Venus' supplies ousht to hare been sent on hoard. Hut we see no objection to tenders being addre.sed to a respectable House, providine that House be not a holder of the goods tendered for. The supplies ot the Feroine, were laid in perfectly satisfactory both to the officer of that ship and the inerchant who furnished. A MERCHANT.