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LOCAL. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 8 November 1839
LOCAL. The Supreme Court' will commence its Equity business on the 22nd inst. We are informed, that there are many interesting and important causes on the list: . ". . , . 't'he proporty in Huntor-strevet, ad vertised by Mr. A. Polack, has been bought by Mr.Coylo, of George-street, by private bargain, for £650. It is said, that Colonel Wilson' has been suspended, pro tempure,froem the office of First Police Magistrate. Mr. Trigg, the Chief Olliovr bf the Sesostris, having, in consequence' of the verdict'of manslaughterý returned against' him, been sentenced td 'pay ,a fine of £50 to' the Queen, a 'sub scription was set on foot, to enable him to do so; when the sum of £70 was collected. Mr. Doane's Soirees still continue to meet support, and to give satisfaction. Mir. Samuel' Lyons brought to the hammer, on Wednesday, the adargo of the Slephsetdess, from Boston.' Excel lent prices were realisbd.' 1lihe prin cipal sales conssisted of 1,000 barrels of flour, averaging 47s Od' p'r barre...
Sandwich Islands. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 8 November 1839
S :Sandwich Islands. •In our last we gave an extract from -an original letter of the Rev. Riobert Walsh,' Apostolic Missionary in these *islands. The 'gratifying intelligence therein convoyed, is given in greater ?detail in the following extracts from the Sandwich Islands Gazette, for wbhich we are indebted to the Aus tralian.:- On -the arrival of L'Artemise, Capt. 'Laplace-immediately addressed a mani festo to'the King, which was placed in the 'hands of the acting governor of .this island; his Majesty being absent, intercession was made with the com nmailer of 'the frigate to prolong the time he had given for complying with the terms of the manifesto, to enable 'the chief to despatch a vessel for the King. The time was in ;consequence extended to Monday,;-ll1S5th, and a -small schooner burried off.for Maui, 'with despatches fromn the tgovernor. All now remained`i 'uietrand the -foreign gentlemen of the?-.village em braced this opportunity to call on board the frigate and pay their ...
Van Diemen's Land. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 8 November 1839
Van Diemen's Land. We have received Hobart Town papers to the 23rd ultimo. They are quite barren as to local intelligence. There was no alteration in the prices of colonial produce. Wheat was from 17s. to 18s. per bushel; and flour from 4921. to 501. per tºnu; hay from 41. to 41. 10s. per ton; potatoes from 101. to 121. Mr. Morgan. the new Editor and Pros prietor of the " Tasmanian Weekly Dispatch," had succeeded Mr. Wood, as Actinge Secretary and Librarian to the Mechanics' Institution. The Colonial Times says--" From our personal acqguains tance with this gentleman, we know 'of no one so fitly qualified for this appointment, which is one of no trifling or simple.labdur: The Bolina arrived here from London, the 7th of June, on.Wednesday last. The Hampshire Telegraph of the 17th June. says Captain Montagu. Colonial Secretary of Van' Diemen's Land, has arrived; on eighteen months' , leave of absence.
To the Editor of the Australasian Chronicle, Sydney, November 7, 1839. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 8 November 1839
To the Editor of the Australasian Chronicle, &nbsp; Sydney, November 7, 1839. Sir,-Observing that the Editor of the Herald, in his paper of yesterday, takes credit to himself, for causing by his suggestions, the Steamers to be provided with sufficient boats, and adding, that the Maitland Steam boat has undergone a decided improvement in this re spect. I beg to inform you, that it is within my own knowledge, that the Maitland has had, ever since she commenced running, two very fine boats; and also, since she became the pro perty of the General Steam Navigation Com pany, she has been furnished with two large whale-boats, in lieu of these, which are capable, in the event of accident, of safely landing be tween forty and fifty people. In case that this may be supposed to have emanated front an interested party, I beg to assure you, that I am not, nor have been, in any way, connected with the late or present proprietors of the vessel. I am, Sir, Your obedient servant, NAVIS. P. S...
QUARTER SESSIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 8 November 1839
QUARTER SESSIONS. The Governor directs it to be notified, that at the election of Chairman of the Court of Quarter Sessions, held on Tuesday, the 15th instant, the day appointed for such election by the Act of the Governor and Council, 3 Victoria, No. 10, the majority of votes received on that day having been found to be in favour of Wm. Montagu Manning, Esq., one of the Candidates at the said election, His Excellency declares that gentleman to be Chairman of the Courts of Quarter sessions of this Colony for the year 1840. COLONIAL SECRETARY'S OFFICE, Octo- ber 30 :-" Twenty pounds reward, or a conditional pardon.--The mail between Yass and Goulburn having been robbed on the 16th, instant, about three miles from the Bredalbane Inn, a reward of twenty pounds will be paid to any person who may give such information as may lead to the apprehension and conviction of the party concerned ; or if such person be a prisoner of the crown, application will be made to Her Majesty for her approb...
GOVERNMENT GAZETTE. October 30, 1839. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 8 November 1839
GOVERNMENT GAZETTE. October 30, 1839. His Excellency the Governor has been pleased &nbsp; to appoint the following Gentleman to be Magistrates of the Territory, viz - William Fury Baker, of Bronti, in the County of Argyle, Esq. Alfred Glennie, of the Upper Paterson, in the County of Durham, Eaq. Charles Macquarie, of Brisbane Grove, in the County of Durham. Esq. John Morphy, of Lumley, in the County of Argyle, Esq, and James Walker, of Walerawang, in the County of Cook, Esq.
Country News. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 8 November 1839
Country News. (From a Correspondent.) GOULBURN.--From the 18th to the close of the last month, the weather was most unfavourable throughout the whole of the southern district. The strong blighting winds which continued for several days, added to tbe unna- tural heat at so early a period of the season have, it is greatly to be feared, caused so much injury, that the wheat crop is beyond recovery. In most in- stances, the barley and grasses which were most luxuriant, are completely dried up, and some settlers have al- ready commenced mowing, in order to make the most of that which has been partly destroyed. Since the first of the present month, there have been partial and heavy showers ; where these have fallen, they have been of great service in moistening the earth and restoring vegetation which was completely stopped. Should these showers continue, they will, it is ex- pected, cause the burnt up wheat to shoot out afresh and fill up. As far as regards grass the benefit from them is...
CIVIL SIDE. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 12 November 1839
CIVIL SiDE. Before their Honors the three Judges (Mr. Justice'Willis being engaged in the Criminal Court, did not take his seat till nearly two hours after the Court had opened.) Lyons v. Polack.-The aule nisi granted by the Court in this case, calling upon the de fendant to shew cause why a certain Warrant of Attorney held by him shou'd not be set aside with all ploceedings thereon being returnable this day. Mr. Manning moved the Court that the rule should be made absolute. Mr. A'Beckett then rose on the behalf of the defendant to shew cause against it. He said the application appeared by the affdavits to be made on the behalf of DMr. S. Lions, who, however, had not sworn that ihe was authorised to act for the remainder of the creditors, as had been understood. Mr. Lyons, in his affidavit, did not state that Wilson was indebted to, but that Ihe held his bills not yet due to the amount of £4,700, and who could take upon themselves to swear that those bills would not be duly honoured...
Signs of Properity. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 12 November 1839
*gtipa of l1a operftjj.* ' Where spadese grow bright, and idle swords grow doll; - Where jails are emply, and .where barns ,are full ; . Where church-paths, are whith frequent feet 'out.worn ; Law court.yards weedy, silent.' nd forlorn; Where doctors foot it, and where larmerahride ; Where age abouondsbad youth is muhliplied ; Where iheslaslgns are, they clearly ildicate ;A happy' people,.and well' governed tate'. J? ' * ... ~ r''..
Sydney Market, November 12, 1839. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 12 November 1839
November 12, 1839. FLovR.-Fine, 30s.; seconds, 28s.; ration, 25s. Bread, 7d. per 2 lb. loaf. Maize, per bushel, 7s. to 8s. Barley, per bushel, 11s. Bran, 2s. per bushel. VEGErn LEs-Potatoes,Colonial, 16s. to 24s, per cwt.; cabbages, 2d. to 9d. each; carrots, 4d per bunch: turnips, 4d. per bunch; lettuces 2d to 3d.; celery, 6d. to is. per slick; leeks 2d. per bunch; peas is. Gd. to 2s. per peck. FaulT-Cranges, is. to3s. adozen ; lemons, is. 6d. to 2s. per dozen; strawberries, 5S. per quart; currants, Is. per quart; loquats, 6d. per quart. PouLTray.-Fowls, per couple, 7s. to 10s; ducks do. 10s. ; geese 15s. to 16s.; turkeys, do 14s. 6d.; pigeons, do., 2s. 6d.; Muscovy ducks, each 6s.. eggs is. 9d to 2s. per dozen; lard Is. 3d. per; bacon 8d. to 10d. ditto. BUTTER-Fesh 3s., salt Is. 9d to 2s. 6d. perlb., cheese Is. to Is. 8d. per lb. BurTCaR'S MEAT.--Beef, per carcase per lb., 4id. ; do. per joint 5d. to 6&d.; mutton, per carcase, per lb., 5d. to 6d. ; do per joint 6d. to 7d.; ...
Sandwich Islands. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 12 November 1839
ýanbLWti ) IEslattbs. On Saturday the 20th instant, (July), the beautiful Frigate L' Arte mise, Captain LaPlace, left the waters of these Sandwich Isles; at 8 o'clock in the morning, her white sails were seen flowing from her dark yards, and in a few moments she was perceived under a "cloud of canvas, swelling before a propitious breeze; moving majestically onward through the deep sea, and " like a thing of life" re ceding from these shores in grandeur and magnificence. We have under stood, that her course is to the north ward, and that she will probably visit several ports on the coast of Alta Cali fornia, from whence she will proceed to Peru and Chill, and thence returnr. to France by the way .of Cape .Horn, At the completion of her voyage, she,; will 'have been absent about three years and a.half; during which time she will have visited various ports in India, China, Sumatra, Java, Muscat, Siam, Cochin, Manilla, Borneo, New Holland, Madras, South America" Van Diemen's Land, Islan...
State of the People in Britian. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 12 November 1839
Ptate of t1e ~teople in tPrittan. We have seen a private letter from.a re. spectable gentleman in Aberdeen to his son here, stating, that the labouring classes are., in great distress, provisions high,..and no.. employment: th-tt they lind hecome's didan geroutsly discontented, that: it wasi readered necessary to swear in a large' majirity "of the upper classes, as APRCIAL constables to preserve the peace. When the cnnmmnity of Aberdeen, where more than one-half live upon fresh fish Lfudge] which is sufficientlyablnd-. ant for the whole, for a considerable part of the year, are in such circumstances,4w'hat: must not he the state of society in their'reat' commercial and manufacturing cities ofEnge" land and Scotland ? ' But, after all; these circumstances:aire calculated to conduce= to ' the general goqd. The loyeofhlis country is so inherent in the breast of a Briton, thatr, ,enerally. nothing less than inecessity; will cecasion his final deiiarture friom his" native, land ; and tha...
Original Correspondence. To the Editor of the Australasian Chronicle No. 7. ON THE WANDERINGS OF THE HUMAN MIND, IN SEARCH OF KNOWLEDGE. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 12 November 1839
O tgttnat Qotv'l0polnrnctt tt. To the Editor of the Australasian Chronicle' No. 7. ON THE WANDERINGS OF THE HUMAN MIND, IN SEARCH OF KNOWLEDGE. "The word of God is spirit and life, not to be estimated by the sense of man; not to be wrested to vain complacency ;. but to be re ceived with all hiumility and with greaf affec tion."-'THoso s &Klaetls. V Sta,-The pious "dKempis," who studied the sacred Scriptures with such assiduity, revb rence and spiritual advantage, teaches us how to draw the waters of life from its true fountain, "the word of God." The ways of God are not as the ways of men; nor is the "word of God" "to be estimated by the sense of man." How many have suffered shipwreck of the faith by striking on the rock of truth, when under the guidance only of "the sense of man"-when wresting the inspired words to "vain compla cency." Such was the fate of Paul, of Samo sata, Bishop of Antioch, about the year 262. Paul was much respected by Zencbia, the illus.. trious and f...
The Chronicle. Sydney. TUESDAY, NOV. 12, 1839. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 12 November 1839
Sydney: TUESDAY, NOV. 12, 1889. The Mary Anne, whlich arrived on Sun. day, has brought English news to the 25th July. The Ministry had only a majority of two in the Commonson the Education Grant. The debate was most interesting, particulars ly the speech of Mr. Shiel. Earl Stanhope presented a petition from Oldham, on the 25th June, signed by three hundred thousand persons, praying for short Parliaments, Universal Suffrage, and Vote by Ballot. The Lord Lieutenant of Ireland had issu ed a Proclamation. prohihitine Orange Pro cessions on the ist and 12th of July. A new Catholic Newspaper has been started in Belfast, entitled 'The Vindicator.' It is very ably conducted. A great Meeting of the British Catholics was.to have been held in London in July, to demonstrate the absurdity of the views entertained and propagated, respecting the social and religious principles of Catholics. The Government has been forced by the Tories to abandon the construction of Rail: ways in Ireland. The New S...
Country News. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 12 November 1839
Country News. WOLLONGONG, NOV. 8.-We have had some delightful showers during the past week, and the crops are in a flourishing condition. A sub scription has been set on foot here, for the pur pose of building a more commodious place of worship for the Catholic community There is between six and seven hundred pounds already subscribed, and the greater portion of that sum is paid up. [We propose, as an example to the rest of the Colony, the zeal and public spirit of our friends at Wollongong. We should be proud to record an equally successful effort on the part of the Catholics of every other district. We have heard, in a passing manner, of the erection of about twenty chapels in different places, and of a case in which one gentleman subscribed £300, but we have not been favoured with the parti culars. Surely these things ought to be re ported by our country friends.] &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbs...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 12 November 1839
Colonial Secretary's O.ice, Sydney, 8th Nov., 189. COUNCIL. H IS' Excellency the Governor is pleased to direct that the general objects of the following Bill, about to be brought under consideration of the Legislative Council, be pub. lished for general information. By .His Excellency's Command, E. DEAS THOMSON. A Billfor the better ensuring the Registration of Marriages, Baptisms, and Burials. It is proposed, 1st., That all Ministers shall tranishit to the Registrar of the Supreme Court, Certificates of all Marriages, Baptisms, and Burials, within one calendar month from the performance of such ceremony, under penalty of Ten Pounds. 2. That Copies of Register Books formerly sent to Regiatrar of the Archdeacon's Court, in future be sent to the Bishop of Australia's Regis trar,.who will be entitled to the same fees and subject to the same duties and liabilities as the Archdeacon's Registrar formerly was. 436 * For London, ta HE fine Ship Bardaster, 436 Tons Register, possessing e ega...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 12 November 1839
Sailes by, AUCetioni. EAST ZNDzA 'rGOoDs, ex' 'Lady M'Nauglhto' frm Calcutta, MWr. S.' Lyons, W?ILL Soil by Anotion, THIS . DAY, Tuesday, 12th Inst., at his Temporary, Room, George-street, at Eleven o'clock, preejsely, 600 Bags Grain 100 Ditto Barley 300 Bags Bran 2 Cases Curry Powder I Box Cayenne Popper 20 Cases Castor Oil 10 Bags Almonds 12 Cases Bass' India Ale 1 Baskqt Gloth Caps 19 Cases Pickles 3 Trunks Long Cloth Shirts 4 Kegs Pickled Buffalo Htimps 2 Butts Arrow Root I Case Whips 4 Ditto Cigars (Manilla) 12 Sets Rattan Baskets 17 Commode Chairs 6 Packages, containing 146 Chairs 66 Coils Coir Ropes and other goods. 14 Hogsheads ltum, 8 to 13 O.P. 2 Casks Arrow Root 2 Cases Palm Leaf Hats I Dittqy'Boat, Roves 1000 Cocoa Nuts. (' Terms at time of Sale. 429 SHEEP. TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION, 3g trt. +amueI .Lpotto, On Friday the 15tt of November, at his Rooms George-street, at twelve o'clock precisely. T HE undermontioned highly value able Sheep, which are, and ever have been, free ...
Supreme Court. CRIMINAL SIDE.—Thursday, November 7th. Before His Honor the Chief Justice. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 12 November 1839
Supreme Court. CRIMINAL SIDE;-Thursday, November 7th. Before His Honor the Chief Justice. James Davis was placed at the bar, charged with the wilful murder of James Marr at Black Creek, on the 19th of July last, by shooting him in the left breast with a carbine, and Alexander Telford and Archibald Taylor were charged with being present, aiding, and abetting the execution of the same. From the evidence, it appeared that the deceased, who was a free man, had been engaged as a servant to Messrs. Scott, of Glendon, and was proceeding with three drays up the country to Patrick's Plains. On the night in question, the drays were attacked by three men (the prisoners), and the deceased having cried out to demand " who was there," was immediately fired at by one of them; the ball entered his left breast, and he expired in three hours afterwards. The pri- soners managed to hide themselves for some time in the mountains, but were at length tracked by the Aborigines, and apprehended by district ...