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AERONAUTICS. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Chronicle — 18 October 1843
AElIONAUT1ICS -o (From a correspondent of the AtLenaum.) " Goooy Goosy Gander, ,WTho, wilt )'ou waunder r" On looking into an old book, by Wilkins, BJishop of Chester, " That the aloon may be a World," published in lO68, 1 find some remarks upon the probability of human beings finding their way into the lunar world, by means of wings. The author supposes that swallows, cuckoos, wild awans in India, and other birds of passuge, to say nothing of locusts, and pther epidemic insects, come from the moon, and return thither again; and as these fre. quently fly in flocks, " like wild geese,"' hI thinks that if enough of them to carry a man were liar. nessed to a car, a man might go up to the moon at the beginning of winter, and return in thu spring. Now is the time to revive the notion of worthy Bishlop Wilklns; catch geeso and tie them together -wild geese. Do not lot the Aerial Company take alprm, or imogino Ithemslves htrneassed (the doves !) to the car of Venus, in the shape of a couri...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Morning Chronicle — 18 October 1843
'Th'e Morning Chronicle" is published twice a week, on W *ednesday and Saturday; and is extensively circulated throughout New South Vales, Van Dienen's Land, South Australia, New Zealand. and India; and'in England. Scotland, and Ireland.- The Quarters end on the 3 st Miarch, 30th Jntne, 301h September, and 31st Decmber; at i which periods only subscribers can decline receiving it. after paying tbe amount due. -Advertisers should mark on each advertisement the number of insertions reguired; otherwise itey are continued till countermanded. Orders to discontinue or alter advertisements must be sent in before six o'clock on the evenings of Tuesday, Tlhursday, and Saturday; but new advertisements are received till siz o'clock on the evening before publication.-All instructions must be given in zwriting, and all letters post paid. EXCHANGE UPON LONDON. 7 HE RIoyal Bank of Australia will dispose of I)rafts and Bankers' Acceptances payable in London. J. P. ROBINSON, Revident Director. 2, Ch...
Van Diemen's Land. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Chronicle — 18 October 1843
17an 0Iicatctn's tanb. -u Woor..-We are rejoiced to state that wool had experienced a considerable advance. The best Van Dienun's Land combing fetched twn shillings and one halfpenny per lb. 1290 bales of Van Diemet's Land were sold by public sale on the 1st May, at an average of Is 7d. Superior larrbs' wool was in Vreat demand, there being none in the market. Tasmaniar. HoeAnT TOWN MARKETS. SPTr. 29.--Wheat. 3s 6d to 3s 9d per bushel; Fultou's prolific ditto, per bushel. 7s; oats, 2s 6d to 3s ;.ditto (English) 3s 6d to 4s; onions, 15s to 20s per cwt. ; tares, 12, ditto; hay, £2 to £3 per ton ; ditto pressed £4 10.4 er ditto; straw, £1 10s per ditto; chalf, per two-bushel bag, Is ; flour, !st quality, £10 per ton; ditto, 2nd ditto, £9 ditto; bran, Is per bushel; pollard, Is 2d ditto; potatoes, £?1 to £5 per ton; cabbages, per dozen, Is ; cauliflowers, 3a per dozen; carrots, per ewt., 3s; eggs, la per dozen ; fowls. 3s to S6 per couple ; ducks; 6s ditto ; geese, 4s to 6s each ; turke...
Original Poetry. TO THE SISTERS OF CHARITY. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Chronicle — 18 October 1843
Orignlal jpoEtrg. -o TO THE SISTERS OF CHARITY. As dews from heaven refresh the eartl, Dispelling blights which menace death; Disease and want thy presenco flee, Angelic maids of Charity. oal'f from thy slumbers~sweet, ere day, In mantles rob'd of solemn grey, To cheer the sons of misery, With thy sweet balm of Charity. The pining widow's mourning wall, The lufant orphan's artless tale, Are soothed and tranquilized by thee, Celestial maids or' Charity. Sover'd by choice, from friends and home; From stately halls and gulded dome; From dance and soug and revelry, To pour out heaven a own Charity. Inhaling o'er the bed of death, The tainted breeze, and fetid breath ; Guidimg the imprison'd soul set free, To heaven's bright throne of Charity. Pouring the balm of sweet devotion, On hearts long troubled with emotion; Comforting with hope the broken hearted, From whom the grace of (Ood departed. Pursue thy course now heav'nward bent, Instructing many to repeat, '1ll when thls vole of woe y...
Port Phillip. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Chronicle — 18 October 1843
Port Phillip. [From the Port Phillip Gazette.] THE HARD TIMES.--One might imagine from the establishment of a government registry office, and the present outcry in behalf of the working classes for employment, that occupation was sought for, and an engagement would be eagerly grasped at by the suffering needy emigrant. In just a position to this conviction, we will but state a fact which the public may rely upon as correct. A settler, residing out a few miles from Melbourne endeavoured during the week to engage some fifteen or twenty men, for the purpose of collecting his crop of potatoes. The wages he offered were nine shillings a week to each man, and, if married, rations would be allowed for their wives. He applied in vain for labour, and sought the registry office for that purpose, but with- out effect. There is yet sufficient demand for labor &nbsp; in the district, and at remunerating wages. If the price of labor was one hundred per cent. dearer in the earlier stages o...
GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF THE SANDWICH ISLANDS. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Chronicle — 21 October 1843
GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF THE SAND. IVICII ISLANDS. -o (From the Southern Australiau.) On approaching Hawaii, the lofty mountains of Rea and Kiranea are visible at the distance of sixty miles. It was our author's intention to visit the bay of Korokakea, the death scene of the celebrated Cook, but hbe was prevented by a strong southerly current sweeping along the laud. The vessel with difficulty made the bay of ICaroab, distant twelve or fourteen miles. The country, as seen on enteting it, looked beautiful, but it did not improve in estimation on landing. " We merely lay here," says Captain Brodie, " for an afternoon, and consequently I did not sea anything of the country ; so far as I could judge of tire flats along the shore, the soil was poor and sandy. Cocoanut, plantain, and banana, appeared to grow very well, however; but I was told, and I believe with truth, that the rich soil was bn the mountains, where coffee plantations are flourishing. The inhabitants seem to have lost every ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Morning Chronicle — 21 October 1843
a?ttract of dales bD eucttott Advertised In this paper, which take place before our neat publioution. THIS DAY. Mr. Stubbs, at his mart, at 11, preserved provisions, hock, cider, &c. MONDAY. Mlr..Blsckman, at his rooms, at 12, sheep, horses, station. &c. 1Mr. Stubbs, at the'mart, at 12, brick house at Chip; pendale. PUBLIC NOTICE. WIELIA1[ JONES, C.TTER ?E? R A D C@PPER-PLAT UITO.TR , &o.; &e., ' COLONNADE, BRIDGE-STREET, SYDNEY, e RESPECTFULLY takes leave to apprise his Friends sad former Patrons that he has again commenced business in his old esta. blished Premises, as above, where he will be most happy to attend to their commands, which, ho pledges himself, shall be executed in the very best style, and at his well.known usual low charges, which always defied competition. W. JONES begs further to observe that he daily expects from London a most splendid variety of all the different modern kinds of Type and Ornament now in use, which will be found to...
Shipping Intelligence. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Chronicle — 21 October 1843
1tippiuV g l ltelligence. -o ARIIIVALS. OcrOBER 19.-From the South Sea Fishery,having left Sydney 22nd September, 1841, the barque Pock. 'ington, 204 tons, Hayes, with 700 barrels sperm-oil. 19.-From London, having left the Downs 2nd June, the barque Honduras, 398 tons, Captain Hell, with a general cargo. Passenger, hMr. Wame. 19.-From Port PhilliF, via Launceston, havlng left the former the 11th, the latter the 16th instant, the steamer Shamrock, 200 tons, Gilmore, with sun dries. Passengers-Messrs. Catroi, Hall, Phillips,' Hogue, Marlett, Brierly, Cole, Mrs. Stevens, Miss Mlacoamara, Mr. and Mrs. l1'Lean, Misses Macken.. tie and Crosbie, Mrs. Bowers, and five n steerage.: 19.-From Batavita, having left 15th September, he barque Regia, 180 tons, Capt. Thompson, with sugar, &c.
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Morning Chronicle — 21 October 1843
THE RICH AND THE PoOR.--Canl as we may, and as we'certainly shall to the end of all things, it is much harder for the pool to be virtuous than the rich ; and the good that is in them,, shines the brighter for it. In many a noble mansion there lives a man, the best of husbands and of fathers, whose private worth in both capacities is justly lauded to the skies. But bring him here, upon this crowded deck; strip from his lair young wife her silken dress and jewels, unbind her braided hair; stamp early wrinkles on her brow ; pinch her pale cheek with care and much privation ; array her faded form in coarsely patched attire; let there be nothing but his love to set her forth or deck her out, and you shall put it to the proof indeed. So change his station in the world, that he shall see in those young things who climb about his knees, not records of his wealth and name, but little wrestlers with him for his daily bread, so many poachers on his scanty meal, so many units with whom to divid...
THE CHRONICLE. SATURDAY, OCTOBER 21, 1843. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Chronicle — 21 October 1843
'I'lJ E. C1-LROIN ICT1 .LE SSAl l2D.4Y, OCT07OL' 21, ,1843. " Us e fust and fear not: let ell the ends thou uim'a at be thy country's, Thy God's, and truthl's." Biakaperee. '1'73E ENGLISH "F'ACTORY,WDUOATION" 1BiLL,; So Sir James Graham has been forced by the "irresistible voice of " Public Opinion,"' to withdraw this very objectionable " Education Bill." .Very .important inferences .rumay be drawn from this psu. dent step of the Secretary for the Home Depart antent. First-It isaobvious that the people of Eng. land will never permit any one class of Religionists to possess a paramount and almost exclusive power and controul over that most important branch of the -Tree of .Knowledge, N'ational Education. There is cue very obvious reason why all who do not think .the 'Church of England " as by Law'establiahed'" .to be the best and purest of Religious Iostitutions, should oppose the control to be vested by this bill in the clergy of the Established Church of Eng land, and the reason is...
O'CONNELL'S MEMOIR OF IRELAND. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Chronicle — 21 October 1843
O'COJNNELL'S MEMOIR OF IRELAND. Tosn deprecatory tone in which our contemporary, the Herald, notices the reprint here of a " work' that has produced such a powerful sensation in Great Britain and on the Continents of Europe and Ame rica, is calculated to extend rather than contract tlhe sale of this publication. We are much mistaken if it will not be more generally toad than any book hitherto printed in Australia. It will be read byall who love Ireland, that land of " £n0g and sorrow," and by those who maybe under the ifloence of far different feeling,. The work may perhaps do mis. chicf, but we presume Mr. O'Connell would not be such a ' fool" as to publish anything that he could not support by " historical facts ;" and the publicas lion of blstorie truth is not, of its own nature, eel. oPlatod to produce mischief. We *' guess," a 1! Yankee that the Publisher has made a " capital irt in that there spao."
REVIEW.—ARDEN'S SYDNEY MAGAZINE. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Chronicle — 21 October 1843
REVIEW.-ARDEN'B SYDNEY MAGAZIN*E. Tns present number of as Arden's Magazine," even had its predecessor failed in stamping it as a periodical .of intrinsic value and usefulness, must rank high in the estimation of all who have any stake or interest in the resuscitation of our colonial literature, which, in common with every thing else at the present moment, is suffering from a long and gradual decline. The editor has displayed a degree of talent, discrimination, and intellectual research in the selection of the contents of his second number which we have rarely seen equalled in this colony, certainly ebver excelled. The article on the ma nagement and civilization of the Aborigines, asubject which is, or ought to be, of general interest, as having for Its object the Christianising these denizens of our woods and forests, is treated in that able and satisfactory manner which, indeed, seems almost peculiar to the author. The same remark will also apply to the valuable mass of colonial a...
EPISCOPAL VISITATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Chronicle — 21 October 1843
EPISOOPAL VISITATIONS. Tue Archbishop returned to Sydney on Wednesday evening. His Grace administered the Sacrament of Confirmation on Sunday at Stonequarry. On Monday he proceeded to Burrogorang. The inbabitants of thins secluded valley assembled at early dawn, and in considerable numbers ascended the mountain range for the purpose of welcoming and accompany ing their Pastor. The next morning Mase was celebrated by the Archbishop in the neat Chapel which has been built. After the exhortation prayers were offered for the departed friends and relatives of the Congregation whose remains are .interred in the Cemetery. Seven took the " Total Abstinence Pledge;" a much larger number received the Holy Communion. The Archbishop expressed himself gratified by the evident proofs of spiritual improve ment, since the period of his last visit, amongst thle simple minded upright people of this lovely valley. The descent into it is at least 1500 feet, by a narrow path, in one part not more than s...
REPEAL OF THE LEGISLATIVE UNION. HOUSE OF COMMONS, MAY 15. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Chronicle — 21 October 1843
II'PEAL OF THE LEOGSLATIVE UNION. -u (From the Freeman.) House or Cosmuos:, MAe 15, Mr. Reddington said he begged to put the question to the right honorable baronet opposite, of which he had given notice on Tuesday last. In answer to a question put by the noble lord, the member for cing's Lion (Lord Jocelyn), the right honorable gentleman said that it was the declaration made by the Sovereign, in 1834, of his determination to maintain inviolate that great bond of national strength-the legislative union. The honourable gentleman had said that was the declaration of the ministry of that day. The reply to the address from both houses contained in it matter which gave some consolation for the Irish nation, and which was not repeated now-namely, *' that his lMajesty was most anxious to remove all causes of just corn plaint, and to sanction every measure which would be likely to tend to the improvement of, Ireland." The question lie now wished to put was, whether he was aut!orised by her ...
CATHOLIC DIRECTORY, OCTOBER, 1843. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Chronicle — 21 October 1843
CATJIOLIC DIRECTORY, OCTOBER, 1648. 22. S. 2?0th after Pentecost, 4th October, Patronage of the IL. V. ary', greater double. 33. IT. Festa 24. T. S. laphael, archangel, greater double, "5. W SS. Chrysauthus and Dara, m artyrs, simple, 2. Th'l. S. Evaristus, pope, mnriyr, simple. 27. F.; Vigil of SS. Simou and Jude, feria 28. S. SS. Simon and Jude, apostles, double, 2d class, feast of devotion.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Morning Chronicle — 21 October 1843
NOTICE OF REMOVAL. O UR Subscribers and Friends are respectfully informed that " The Morning Chronicle" will in future be printed and published in Bridge-street, Sydney, on the premises late the °1 Aus tralian" Newspaper Office, Colonnade, where, in future, all communications are to be addressed. Oct. 20. 1843.
PROGRESS OF REPEAL. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Chronicle — 21 October 1843
PROGRESS OF REPEAL. .--o (From the Weekly Freeman, May 20.) We have just received our special report of the Repeal demonstration at tharleville, and cheerfully put aside othler matter to make room for its insertion. The numbers that congregated were greater than at any of the former meetings, but the same spirit per. vaded and guided the councils of all. The thousands whom Peel's threat gathered round the standard of Repeal on this occasion, were almost beyond com. putation, yet peace, and sobriety, and order, was universally prevalent. The period at which we received the report pre cludes the possibility of our making any comments on the proceedings, yet we cannot avoid congratu. lating the people of Ireland on the outward progress of the national cause, of which this meeting is but a symptom. By-peace, has the cause been brought to its present proud position-by our firm resolve not to be forced by intimidation to violate the law,'or countenance any outrage, we have already struck ...
LOYAL NATIONAL REPEAL ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Chronicle — 21 October 1843
LOYAL NATIONAL REPEAL ASSOCIATION. -o There was a very crowded meeting at the Corn Exchange last Monday, J. Ilaughton, Esq., in the chair. A letter enclosing £II was received from the operative bricklayers of Dubliu. It was read by Mr. O'Connell who said he was happy to tell the meeting that on the preceding day at the Curragh, ihe called on such of the assemblage as were tee totallers to hold up their hands, but for none others ,to atteeptp doing- so, and 35,000 hands were raised in a moment, and it was doubly cheering when they told him there was not a single base pledge.breaker amongst them (loud cheers). Mr. Thomas Steele, Head Pacificator of Ireland, here entered the meet. ing, and was received with great cheering. Two letters giving an account of a large Repeal meeting in Kerry end Tralee (written by Mr. Maurice O'Connell, M.P., the Inspector General of Munster) were next read amidst loud cheers. They were fol lowed byhletters from two clergy men in the county Sligo. SUrFFaRNO...