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New Publications. Important Information relative to New Zealand. By a Gentleman who has resided fourteen years at Hokianga. T. Brenuand, Sydney. 5s. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 29 November 1839
New Publications. &nbsp; &nbsp; Important Information relative to New Zea- &nbsp; land. By a Gentleman who has resided fourteen years at Hokianga. T. Brennand, Sydney, 5s. &nbsp; Those who take an interest in the coloniza- tion of New Zealand will find in the above named publication, comprised in a cheap form, &nbsp; the greater part of all the information that has been hitherto published respecting this inter- &nbsp; esting country; corroborated by the experience of a person who has resided for several years upon the spot. The writer describes with great minuteness, the soil, climate, and productions of the islands, and give an interesting picture of the aborigines, written in an amiable and philanthropic spirit. His description of the success of the Methodist missionaries is, how- ever, highly absurd; while he, perhaps wisely, says nothing at all of the Catholic mission, which has, already work for one hundred mis- sionaries. There i...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 29 November 1839
Sales by A uction. TO BE SOLD BY ,UCTION, 'By CrI'. S. Lyons, At his temporary Auction Rooms THIS DAY, the 29th instant, at 11 o'clock precisely, A Quantity of fine Bread, Coffle' S and Rice in bags; bottled Wine, Ale, Lard, Peas, Meal, Oats, and Barley in casks; Ale and Porter, Gin, Whiskey, and Runt in wood; Cheese, Butter,Bleef, MIsitord, &o. The above ar.. Stores landing frtm a vessel now ~o harbour, : S Terims-at tinie of Sale. " 513 i Sale of Supqs zor" WYips, Spirits, Ale, 4c o elohe several Codsiigl?imu:s. O..-TO BE .SOLOI BY AUCTION, r,,. ' 'Irs L . Lyoons, At.his temporary Rooms, George-st., "TO-MORRH OW, Saturday, the 30th inst., atll o'clock, precisely. ORT.Y :CASES' .CLARET, fine q ' uality' . 6 R-Hhds? ditto 80 Cases Sherry 23 Cases very vuripus old ditto 19 Casks ditto 12 -Cases sslperiorEludello 20 Cases fiLe old crustcd Port 15 Pipes ditto iitt '10 Cases Rhetiiei ''isi Wte 40 'Cases English bottled 4tadeira 3 Cnsks ditto 3 Cases Milk Punch 70 Pipes Red Wine'...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 29 November 1839
. Cootonial Secretaru's O.ice, 'Sydt;fy, 3 ' November 22, 1830. ?t-LOUR, Pollard, and Bran may . be had in any quantity, at Mr. Cooper's, I Brisbane Steam Mill, and at the Tread Mill, [ Carter's.Barracks, at the following prices : SRation Flour at 18s. per 100 lbs. Bran and Pollard at Is. Gd. per bushel. 41 Sacks and bags containing the above may t be taken by purchasbrs at the price paid by | Government. By His Excellency's Command, 504 .E DeAs Tuostson . For London, (To follow the Medway,) HE Fine teak-built barque ARGYLE, 600 tons Register, O. M1. This vessel will positively sail on or about the 15th February next. For Freight or Passage-her Cabin accommodations being of a very superior description, apply to JOHN GATENBY, Commander; or HUGHES & HOSKING. Noevr. 27, 183?. 536 For thle Bay of Islands, Hokianga, and River Thames; SH E Fine, Fast-sailing Schooner FALCON, 148 tons, WILLLAMs LESSLIE, Commander, will sail in ten days if sufficient freight offers. For Freight or P...
To the Editor of the Australasian Chronicle. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 29 November 1839
To the Editor of the Australasian Chronicle. Sir,-You must have remarked, in a late publication of 'the Colonist newspaper, a letter drawing a comparison between the practice of religious duties, as performed by Bishop Pol- ding and Bishop Broughton, and which reflected but little credit on the christian charity of the latter. I am surprised that the writer of that letter should have so far betrayed his ignorance as to imagine that the Lord Bishop of Austra- lia, should for a moment be expected to enter the precincts of the Sydney goal-the gaol of a penal settlement !-to utter words' of consola- tion and divine truth to those poor wretches, whose lives had been forfeited to the just laws of their land ! What ! he that has wasted the midnight hour and wearied his spirit in his successful attempt to crush the system of general education, as proposed last session by the Governor-that obnoxious system which would have given a like proportion of learning to all denominations of christian...
Country News. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 29 November 1839
Country News. BRAIDWOOD, NOV. 23. - In my last I mentioned to you about the daring outrage and brutal conduct of three bushrangers near Lake Bathurst: on the report reaching Goulburn, the authorities there pressed some ticket- of-leave-men to go in pursuit of the villains, who came up with them, when one of the bushrangers, very deliberately, shot one of the-ticket-of- leave-men dead, and.walked away in triumph. It seems the villain chipped the muzzle of the pistol up to the poor man's .ace, when the ball passed through the brain. &nbsp; &nbsp; The famous Jingery Jack is again at large; he was forwarded from Braidwood to Goulburn, and when forwarded from thence to Berrima, he effected his escape from the constables. Such constables ought to be brought to strict account for their conduct, as it is quite certain that Jingery Jack and his associates possess ample means of bribing them. On Wednesday last we had a tre- mendous thunder-storm here ; it com- menced with a sh...
Shipping Intelligence. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 29 November 1839
ajtqjtilzlJ ?i ttelltettuc. ARRIVALS. Nov. 26.-The Main, Captain Sproule. from Liverpool 16th July, with merchan dise. Passengers-Messrs. Turner, Ross, and Courtney. 27.-The Diana, Captain Lane, from Calcutta, 20th August, and Hobart Town 2IthI instant, with merchandise. Passen: gers-Mrs. Actor and seven children,' Mr. anld Mrs. Nichols and two children, Lieu tenant Belches, R. N.. and Mr. W. Dodds. 27.-The barque Pero, Captain qray, from Calcutta 16th June, and Penang 5th September, with a cargo of wheat, sugar, rice, and molasses. 27.-The brig Skerne, Captain Mdnro, from South Australia the 17th instant, in ballast. Passengers-Mr. and Mrs. Lock wood, acid Mr. Scutmore. 28;-The Orestes, ship, 529 tons burden, Capt. Smith, from Bristol the 13th of August, with 224 Emigrants, under the superintendeuco o?f Peter Leonard, Esq. R.N., Surgeon Supe. i'inter.dent. 28.-H-. M. S. Herald, Captain Nias, from Java on the 8th of October, and Hobart 'own the 12th instant. DI PARTURBB. Nov. 29.- -...
Impoundings. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 3 December 1839
Zmpoundings. Impounded at Yaia, on 18th November, 1839 :-One large red Bullock, branded on rump L D: 8, on shoulder oil aide AT. One anite Bullock, branded on rump of' side II. E. One yellow Cow, branded H. y, has a male Caif untrended. One red Hester end male Calf unbranded. One red and white Cow, branded on milking side H R. One white Helfer, branded on rump milking side S S. One red and white poley Cow, *bite belly, hband Illegible. _.One briudle Cow, white-back and belly,-bianded on rump milking aide'F K: Oje Slark brindle 'inllodk, branded on rump near side T'T. One red Bullock,anaflliorn, brinded on rump S, illegible brand on hip. One red Steer, brand on off rump S It, two holes through' ear. One black and white Heifer, branded on rump milking side S B. One yellow Steer, branded on shoulder oil' bide I D. One brown. Calf, slit'iui'ear, branded on rump off side H1. One dun 'coloured Bullock, branded on tump, near side 11 6. One mouse coloured Cow, -branded on o f rump W G. One ...
To the Editor of the Australasian Chronicle [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 3 December 1839
To the Editor of the Australasian Chronicle Truly, Sir, there are strange sayings and doings in these our most enlightened days' The celebrated " Burton," writing of Italy, says, " The worst Christians of Italy are the Romans-the 'worst Romans are th Priests-the worst Priests are the Cardi nals, and the worst Cardinal is the Pope, who is generally an epicure, an infidel, a Lucianist." Cap this climax who can Y Yes, another will answer, "the. Spaniards are., the. must.. bigoted, superstitious anc cruel of .Christians, and the' descendants of the; Spaniards In SouthnAmerica, are-the basest and blackest' ot all." Such' is the current' phraseology of some who would pretend to rasik'amongst the polished and liberal writers of our, age;.,' Alas!I for Ick of thuth, these 'ready, penmen' have left' the beaten tr.ack of history 'and. fact. I hap pened the other, day to meet with the 7th vol. of thie Journal of the Royal Geogra phical Society for 1837," wherein two artik cles caught my attent...
PARLIAMENTARY PAPER. Copy of Treasury Minute, 19th July 1839, sanctioning an Advance from the Revenues of New South Wales, an Account of the Expenses of the Officer about to proceed to New Zealand as Consul, &c. (Return to an order of the House of Commons.) [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 3 December 1839
PAlfLIAENTqiltY PAPER. Copy of. Treasury Minute, 19th July 1839, sanctioniug an 'ddvauce fro)n the Revenues of New South Wales, an Accounit of the Expenses of the O.Oicer about to proceed to New Zealand as Consul, t&c. (Return to an order of the House of Comnmous.) Read letter from Mr. Stephen, dated 4tm iaistant, transmaitting by directioniof the Mar. qnis of Normanby, for the conisideration of `this Hoard, with reference;to it comunnticiation front his lordship's department of Lshultinso, on the subject of the establishmrent of some British untithority ii New Zdaland, a letter from Cap. taro Hobson of the Royal Navy, who isabliout to proceed to-New'Zealand,'asi her Majesty's Conast, and. as eventual Lieutenant'Governorof such territory as may be ceded to her Majesty in the New Zeatlund islandsd with an estimate .of certain expenses it With be necesaqs'y to ifncur in respect, ot ýtltis' misssion, for his psassage to those islands, construction of a residence, pre. seants to...
European Intelligence. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 3 December 1839
Europeall tc1igence.' NUREMBURG.-.4 'rotostant thi. nister and all his family, with the ex ception of one of hie soad, have just abjured Protestantism, and taken 1e fuge in the true church. Catholic Magazine. M UNIcH. * A young ladyv the daughter of an oflicial personage, has lately embraced the Catholic faiths Ibid. CAMBRAY.-Three young ladies, sisters, have just abjured protestan tism, and been received into eho Church by M. Coullemont, Cur6 of Saulzoir.-Ibid.
Cecilian Society. To the Editor of the Australasian Chronicle. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 3 December 1839
teellian Society. 7o the Editor of the Australasiahi Chrohiclh Sin,-I became a inembe? of the ""Cecilian Societys shortTy after its formation, and have regallialy -paid my subscription-up to the'p'redwet time. I therefore, conceive-that I have a right to eniliire into the doings of 'tie self appointed committee, and shalt forth with proceed to exercise it.. That the committee. are either ilcapable-, or! too indolent toy conduct the affairs of the society; no onriwho has 'attended 'the last tbree concqtts will : attempt to deny. Songs placed in thie program me have been omittbd and others sub. stitated at a mioment's niotica poisons ; entirely tinconippentefliave fbeeen trivuot forward, as, vpealisisy, and Iav'e unly been tolerated in consequeucetof their performinig gratuiiously; those asid many similar annoyances I could easily pass over,.but thatreach member of the committee shall be allowed to present tikketsef 'adriissi'on for'tie concerts to an tmn'imitdp(:nutimnber I will most...
New Zealand. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 3 December 1839
We have been favoured with the following extract from a lotter to a gentleman in Sydney, dated, "Cloudy Bay, Oct. 9th, 1839. I have to, informyou that, o have succeeded in purchasing the whole of Pelorus River"-possessing many hundreds of acres, abounding with flax and fine timber, a part of. which will be reserved for you, and 1 wish you to write to me particularly, whether you have 'any idea of coming down or no.. There is a, Company's ship here from England, with positive orders to form an establishment, and there are six other ships to be here, in January with settlers, so that I think there will be an excellent opening for. a,. small vessel amongst themn, and trade gene rally. I have written to . . for 4 kegs of tobacco, say 150lbs. to 2001bs. each. - I shall also be glad if you will send nie 6 pieces of duck, and, buy ume as many of those half boots as you can."
School of Arts. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 3 December 1839
ýcdjoo1 o vt0t A Meeting was held yesterday evouing. at the Theatre of the School of Arts, in Pitt-street, for the purpose of raising asubacription for a new buildiug. We understand, that nearly £500 were subscribed, in a4dition to the £200 which His Excellency Sir.George Gippe voted in Coun. cil. Our indefatigable fellow Colonist, Mr. S. Lyons, subscribed £50, and !r. 1'. Walker- the like stun.
National Education. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 3 December 1839
Naý'tional[d 3 bttrattont, " ' The basis of a common school, supported by the revenues of the stata, slioulk bg oms uiaensjrate with the sources from. wlich, it derives its support; Wi should be avuitilable to all classes who close' to partaker ef its benefits. It should be founded oi .civil equality. " * * ' * i.r:a The Established Church, aftqr having for it long period endeavoured to produce an absolute conforulity to its doctrine and practice, and in these endeavours' having had all the advantage which a mrionoly of honours and trusts were catlculated to afford, apd yet having foiled to allure or terrify all into, its fold, whiat.prpteice or hopd can there he. of erecting a schools monopoly 'in the ruins of , ecesiastical tyranny? Is it likely that parcnts ,o 4d submit to those fetters !!emig fimposed on their children'is minds;, fromin 'vhich' 'tiey have so resolutely and so successfully emancipated their osn ? And as there should be po conditions which tend to invmde the liber...
News and Kumours of the Day. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 3 December 1839
Nelis antr Euntouvs of 41je lag. [he circulars of the new newspaper, " The Sydney Despatch" have been issued, we have not yet heard who is to.conduot the paper.- The.Sydney Gazette will be sold on tthe 10th inst., the old conduc~or hails for Port Phillip in the Bright Planet this day.- j A complete change is about taking place in the Sydney cunstahulary-muhzcsededrd..We-hiave been creditably informed thaithe Weatern.13ank of Scotland, is about o establisl a SBanch Bank in Sydney. - We nod, rstiand that another gentleman, holding the situation of editor of a Sydney paper, will shortly retire.-The Quar ter Sessions, which were only half finished when the Supreme Court sat, were recommenaed. this week.--In one of the Adelaide newspapers, Mrs. Cameron il celled the O'Nell of Austra lia. Has the discriminating editoiofr th't piper ever seen her play `mike! We utderstand that she makes her, debut in a new comedy, en. titled J. T. W., "o or follow a good example." --Mr. Robertson, .forimer...
The Anglo-Zealand Lottery. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 3 December 1839
C nge Strao=Zealanr VIotterg. A novel and interestisig sdene nnight have been witnessed on illomildy, at tieo rooms of the New Zealand Land Company. The purchasers of land in the first townmshlp of Ne.w Zealand, or their representatives.; had met to see the drawing of lots, by which tihe order of choice was, to. bo dtetrmmiined: ;.Pr'rhons .of All'ranks amid' iotim sexes had thon and there nasiaambled. Lords and "gepflimen well born and bred," with ladies fair,. atrpaons and maIilents,i.,weme mntt to try their fortune, among grave tsge, of business and of science, comprisnig not f hew who with Penn's fthith itihmritned his culonit2ing propenCsities. The', lddles Were perliaps the most daring speculators ; but the fact, thait in the course of five weeks £100,000' had' been paid, by persons of all ranks for 100,000 acres of-land lying saonewheire tie:, Ih eut amnt odes, amid not yet surveyed, *provns that the coloniiing spirit fur which the Amiglo-Saxon racel have aiways been renowned...
Protests in Council. NO. II. Council Chambers, Sydney, November 19, 1839. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 3 December 1839
Protests in Council. NO. 11. Council C/ulzbers, Sydney, November 19, 1839. Wicreas on'tho 131h instant, the imposition d'f itd entire expense5 or police and gabls tin ille resourcesf o the (olohy. was sahdtioned.by the 6ote'of the Cutincil, I feet it tijy duty to record iny disbabit fruia such n prdccedin r,' and to pro. test ',i disit for the following reasonss: F !irat 'L H abe'nn Rcluffiesnt reason has been Aesignied itijitstiticatioin oP th& nstaaurh. SecobdABecause I'condeive that this Colony has reasobiahle grounds fur dcolining to bear the entidNe btildeti of Its police and gaoise. T'f-lltd',t),od'sse I feel it to be my imperativ jtlsyt,I 'on' fim'nbher ýof" this Contntil, to atct iij, to'tttº convicIiott 'on this' qugestin, "aid .in accordanice with the general opintionti d wishes of 1hi& ptblie. "In th'6 first place, "I protest agahiast thbh iniposition of the entire' ihtnout of thb police and 'gaol estimates on the resources 9f tha Colony, bt'cAtse, in' ny ...
Original Correspondence. Continuation of "A Subscriber's" remarks on the state of these Colonies, suggested by an examination of the Estimates for 1840. No. 6. To the Editor of the Australasian Chronicle. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 3 December 1839
Origfinal (Q'orcespotttlene. r Continuation of " A Sr4bscriber's" remarks on the state of these Colonies, suggested by an examination of the Estimates for 1840. No. 6. To the Editor of the Australasian Chronicle. S Sttu,-Tn my fifth letter, I commenced a g cursory review of the resources of there Calo rites. Mily notice of our great staple com mudity, wool, was perhaps too brief for even the hasty and abridged statement of it that can 1 be included in these letters; I shall ttheretore commence this by a few additiosal remarks on the subject. I am convinced that, even from its present fl iurishisig:state, no certain estimate cant be ornmedas to.its future home consump. iton, ts encreasing exportation, or its improve. Sment in; fineness,, &c., Its advances in these irespects battle all.calculation. The success of our new Southern settlements in sheep farming far outstrips the older parts of the Colony at sim'itnarperiods, and that,.too, allowing for, the s greater facilities t...