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Poetry. THE EMIGRANT'S SONG. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 22 January 1835
r .F:: i, E1MIGRANT'S SONG. [From the Village Poor-House.] i':ETuri's a ship on the ocean, that gallantly rides,. Anrihd she floats like a swan on the murmuring tides, ?.?.hrough the breeze. of the summer she shoots her light form, rlAd glides like.a falcon through tempest and storm. '3,tide oz , thou proud vessel! bound swift o'er the sea! ':No home is there left me, no country save thee! ' ' No home and no coiintry., off, off let me roam; 'Tis not in the palace the king finds a home, :'Ti?'iot the bare wall or the desolate hearth, ]'?i homei--nor our counitry a cold spot of earth; :'W?`here food's to.be gain'd, and where fields lil6ssom free, hli thlere shines a home and a country for me Sai! on thou gay vessel! fdr over the wave :I'll find me a country or find'iae a gave;: E' ar better to die in the swamp or the wood,, ':Thiih to'ciireep through long Iife on ti rhe dicant's Sfood, A'. graive or a honiestead' beneath the green tree ! F1 or;death or good'fortune alike set imne free...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 22 January 1835
Colonial Secretary's Office, Sydney, 18th February, 1834. QUZT rn.ZrNTS. IS`.; EXCELLENCY THE GOVERNOR directs it to be notified, that persons holding lands subjeet:to Quit rent, will be allowed to redeem the rent :,at tgn years' purchase, provided, that all arrears now due be paid up;, and that such purchase be completed'within twelve months; from the present ?ite; and .not otherwise. Persons wvhose. Quit rents have Y·it jyet:become payable, will be allowed, in.like manrier,.to redeem them, provided they do so within the. first twelve months after, the commence.ment of such Quit rents: By His. Excellehcy's Cononand, (Sigried.) . ALEXANDER M'LEAY.
ORIGINAL TRANSLATION FROM THE GREEK. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 22 January 1835
: ORIGINAL .TRANSLATION FROM THE GREEK. SNUG vin a corner of his empty house, ...A rich old miser chanced to spy a mouse? S.o whom he said:- "My little dear, What brought thee here,; ý Didst come to seek thybiread ?" - - i No !" said the mouse and laugh'd, " I'm some : thing wiser ; - i:?,So dlo not; fear that I'1 disturb your hoard,;-: -I came o to lodge with thee, good .sir, but, not: to board.: , of .. - - -. - , - - or who would.think of boarding withi a miser .. -:::'Australian College. Sydney.. . A PROSPECT.-A Russian nobleman, lately de .ceased, has left a legacy of 20,000 rubles, to increase :t compound interest till the year 1925, when the ac cuniulated capital is to be given as a prize for the best lhistory in Russian, of the Emperor Alexander. It is calculated that the capital will amount to near 1' two millions of rubles. RA: L FF.EEDOM AND REAL 'IMPBISONMENT.-NO "prison can deprive the Good Man of liberty: he is at case in his own mind. The Evil Man, roam where he rmay,...
MEASLES. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 22 January 1835
- MEASLES. TIE prevalence, of a disease in this colony some what resembling, if not absolutely the same as, MEASLES,:iniduces us:to' insert the,following arti cle on that disease from A Dictionary .of Medi cine, designed .for Popular Use (of which a third edition has recently issued from the press), by Alexander Macaulay, M.D., Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, and Physician-Accoucheur to the Edinburgh New Town Dispensary:- MEASLES. An eruptive disease arising from conta gion, attended with catarrhal and pneumonic symp toms, from which few individuals of, the- human race are exempt, but which attacks them only once in the course of their life. As it is generally children who are affected with measles,. and as it is a disease accompanied with very dangerous symptoms in many cases, it becomes an important object of domestic attention; and we shall, therefore, give a pretty full description of the symptoms and treatment of measles. Symptoms. When the contagion of me...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 22 January 1835
BIRTHS.—On Tuesday the 13th inst., at her residence, George Street, Windsor, the Lady of B. Clayton, Esq., Surgeon, of a son. On Wednesday morning the 14th inst., Mrs. At- &nbsp; kinson, wife of Mr. John Atkinson, Yeoman, at &nbsp; Mereworth Farm, county of Camden, of a son. On Thursday the 15th inst., Mrs. Wood of the Canteen, Sydney, of a daughter. &nbsp; DEATH.— At his residence, South Kent Street on Friday last C. T. Smeathman, Esq., for several years Coro- ner for the district of Sydney.
PRICES OF THE FOLLOWING ARTICLES. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 22 January 1835
'PRICES OF THE FOLLOWING'.ARTICLES.: Potatoes.e.....s'. .......... .. , .6 0a. 0 8" 0 Wheat, per bushel......: 4 6 6 3arley ditto.. . .....3 6 4 0 Rye ditto . 0 3 0 Oats ditto ......... .....3 0' 3 6 **iaize ditto. . . . . . 3 0 36 Ilay, per cwt ...... .... 6 10 0 Hay, (oat) .0 0 7, 0 Straw, per load .. , .. . 15 0 18 0 tread per 21.1loaf. .. 3 0 Beef per lb., per joint . . . 0 2 0 3 Mutton ditto, ditto:. . .... ...4. I3 ? 0 4 Veal ditto, ditto.. .. .. O 6 Pork ditto, ditto ....... . ?.? 0 6 Colonial salt pork; . .. . . . . 0 7 Ditto bacon ... .... 7 0 9 -Ditto beef ..... •.... .. 0.:O ,-:3 0 3 Ditto hrns ........ . 0 .. 8 1 0 Salt, :English, per cwt. . ..-. 6 0 Tea, Hyson, per lb. ".... 3... " 3, 4' 6 Opon green ......: ... 2 3 2,0 S?round coffee. . ..... ..... :2 :U0 Moist sugars per lb., per 100 lbs..:; O 03 0:iJ-3 -Negrohead tobocco ... ........ - 3 0 Rum per gallon (Imp. proof) .... 13. 0 1 0 Brandy, ditto .................... 19 0 Cooper's gin, equal to English . = 8 0 9 0 Cap...
English Extracts. PARLIAMENTARY PAPER. REPORT OF THE SELECT COMMITTEE OF INQUIRY ON DRUNKENNESS. [Concluded from our last.] VII. IMMEDIATE REMEDIES. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 22 January 1835
S Ett itJt). xEtracts. --** *4,--. : ARLIAMENTARY PAPER. ?Li?ZIt P .OF THE SELECT COMMITTEE OF .IQI-JIl~RY ON DRUNKENNESS. [Concluded f,.rom our last.] VII. ITMMEDIATE REMEDIES. 25. The remedies which appear to your Commit tee'to be desirable and practicable to be put into im mediate. operation, may, be thus enumerated : ,.26.: The separation of the houses in which intoxi ,.tingdrinks are sold into, four distinct classes: 1st, housep for thq sale of beer only, not to be consumed on thl? pranises; 2nd, houses for the sale of beer only, to be qonsumed on the premises, and in which re fre'shmnts. of food may. a!so be obtained ; 3rd, houses for the slpý of spirits only, not to be consumed on the premises : 4th, houses for the accommodation of strcngers and travellers, where bed and board may be obtained, and by whom spirits, wine, and beer, may be sold. 27. The limiting the number of. such houses of e?al c?lss, in proportion to population in towns, and to ,d?sance. and, population in co...
Literature and Science. REVIEW. African Sketches, and Narrative of a Residence in South Africa. [SECOND NOTICE.] [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 22 January 1835
• ..1 Africacn Setchesz arcNd INaýrratiqw of a RFeiidence ina°. Scuth Africa.. 1By.ThoAs ' PrP A. PzuraGE . [SO . ND NOTICE. .... Two'- -important . points which .Ir. Pringl. -, dwells uponr at somd length, are the doings of my lord and the 'conduct of the colonists and th' colonial- government'.an 'settlers towards the -Caffres. The first, th~'iigh a very limited and da very subdued statem"rif,' is withal a rich picturie of an incomipetent aid arbitrary aristocrat wieldi? what he thinks an -irresponsible power; inflated'` with ideas of his on importance, treating difi. ference or even'freedom of opinion as it peisonali , offence, and confidently i'elying on family-interest; ,, and :hb6nie-favour as-ii shield against the cori sequlences' of" his o6ppjessions, or of insol'eunce' more galling than oppression. Ampler details. his misdeeds' aid e'incapacity may perhaps be': found, elsewhere, but' here we are presented wiith ': a character of" the: man.' We see fainitly; bliu:: distinctl...
Religious Intelligence. BATHURST. TO THE EDITOR OF THE COLONIST. Bathurst, 10, January, 1835. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 22 January 1835
3AT1IWLST. TO .THE EDITOR OF THE COLONIST. . Bathursti, 10, January, 1835. Sin.i: Observing ah announcement in the Colonial newspapers a 'few weeks ago;'of the intended pitbli cationa of a new Journal undei the title'of TiI 'COLO NIST, the 'declared object of which was to promote the-cause of morals and religion in this colony, I de termined to enrol my name in the list of 'sbscribers, as it appeared' to me that such. an object had never yet' been kept in view by any of the colonial papers already established, and that it was one which ought by all means to be encouraged.. But on receiving your first number and seeing the case of 'the late Scotch minister of this district detailed in its columns, I confess I could not augur favourably of the under taking, and I accordingly determined to withhold my name as a subscriber till I shoiuld ascertain whether the publication of that case which, it struck'. me, ought not to have been published, had' been dictated by a sense of public duty, o...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 22 January 1835
THE SYDNEY BL7AAPAE,. OPENED FOR BUSINESS ON TUESDAY: : the 16th ult., and on every subsequent'day, be= 'eeon' the hours of 11 and 6. .:'"'Persons desirous of sending any Pictures, &c., for exhibition upon the Walls, are requested to. do so as soon as possible. Applications for Stations will be received at the Bazaar Office. : sAMl Y AUCTzON 'aT 'tWNDSOR.'; BY MR. JOHN HOWE., SN the premises in Fitzgerald Street, Windsor, on . Saturday, the 31st January, at one o'clock pre cisely, Mr. Howe will sell by public auction, :TI'LHREE ALLOTMENTS OF BUILDING GROUND, adjoining the premises of Dr. Richard non, in Fitzgerald Street, Windsor,'measuring 32 feet 8 inches each in front, and extending backwards to Mtsi Cope's property, about- a hundied feet, or "thereby. SCondiitions of Sale.-Ten per cent deposit, and the remainder in approved bills at three months,' with socurity on the gound, if required. W~indsor, 15th January, 1835. 1EA. IRON, uis. per owt., fori CASH atp Li. IPXREDATII...
An Historical Account of New South Wales [THIRD NOTICE.] [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 22 January 1835
.An historical Account of New Siouth Wales By JOHN DUNMORE LAM,. DD. .[TuzHIRI NOTICE. .; 1 SR. THOMAS BRISBAN.E was recalled at. the close' of, the fourth; year. of his government, -rin: Decem ber, 1825; -and a few. days after, his departure,: the new governor Lieutenant-General Ralphl D)arling arrived, in the :colony. The administra tion of Governor Darling has :been' made the' subject of much discussion, both: in New South Wales and in England. Our author says : The reputation of General Darling has suffered: extremely in the estimation of the public 'firom' the ill-judged -officiousness .of his friends, as well as: from the malice of. his enemies : it is my intention to rescue it from the hands, and to do it justice in the: face of both. And as I cannot charge my recollec tion with having received any personal favours from his Excellency, and as his ungracious refusal.'to at tend to 'certain suggestions which I had 'done. my-: self the honour to submit, to him with a view to pro...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 22 January 1835
A.M.' beg to iniform the public that they' are now: ready to ,receive boarders on the foUlowing terms; wihicli idivebeizen fixedu ipon in accordance with the expressed wishes of the Australian College Council ''-? F'£orboys under 10 years of: age £ ,25 per annum. Ditto, above 10 3£0 , ditto To be paid quarterly in advance, and a quarter s iotice to be given previous: to the reimoval of any boarder. 1'Australian Colleg Buildings, 3 st Dec' : 1835: PUBLISILD TIS DAY AUSJý,TZirLZJL SI3[MMIXBT1L i·IVI AC· For the Year 1835. PRICE 2s. CONI ENTS. NEATLY 'enigraved' view of f) ARLING :HUIrR ST,. SYDNE1Y: COIL;EGE, (as com-: : pleted) the CATHOLIC CHAPEL, and surround mg scenery: .' ,- .; The Calendar;? contamngi moveable feasts, m!oon's age,: suii'srising and settingphlases of the 'mon, remarkablejdays &ci, &c. ' Theg gardener's calendar iRates and ,fares :of licensed boatmen, carters' and porters - A `correct-tide. tible Sihe.newv scale of rations for assigned servants Per...
Colonial Statistics. THE BRITISH SETTLERS. [Sketch of the Establishment and Progress of the British Settlement of Albany, on the eastern frontier of the Cape of Good Hope, from the date of its foundation in the year 1820, by John Centlivres Chase, of Cape Town.] [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 22 January 1835
::.-TI-HIE BRITISH SETTLERS. [Sketch of the Esiablishment arid Progress of the " British Settlement of Albany, on the' eastern fron tierof 'the',Cape of Good Hope, from the date of its'foiindation in the year 1820, byj John Centlivres: Chase, of Cape Town.] . ' TIE. following memoranda, "contrasting:the ori ginalfstate .with.. the :present' situationi.: of the British' settlement of Albany, were. draiwn up a short- time back in .order, to exhibit the p'ogress of the .immigrants, and to answer the 'frequently .repeated question, " Whether success has, or. has not, attended the efforts of the settlers, as well as the'objects of the English Government in. en couraging them to abandon their native hearths?" AlFthey pretend to give, is a mere bird's-eye view over a period of thirteen years of great (per hiaps extravagant) expectation, long deferred hope,: ahd at last,, of grateful and extraordinary re alization; and are thus, with all their imperfections :(inseparable to so'. condensed a...
Colonial Politics. EMIGRATION.—THE SUBJECT CONCLUDED. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 22 January 1835
EMIGRATION. --THE SUBJECT . CONCLUDED; CONCEIVING, as we ave ever done, that the i moral'advancement of tilis colony is to be accomplished most extensively and most; effectually .by means of a large infusion of .virtuous and industrious: persons ffrom the mother-country, into our:colonial icom inunity ; and conceiving: tha ? ;this nmost desirable object could never ha?e been. ac complished at any period of: the· ast history of this colony so easilyas . at the.present moment, we deem it expedient to direct the attention of our readers to the iinportanit subject of . emigration from' the, mother country to this 'territory, for the third and last time.. We have been given to understand that during the past year upwards of sixty-three thousand pounds sterling were . re ceived into the colonial treasury, for crow7i-land sold during that .period: in this :territory. The whole .of this amount being directly available for the purposes of emigrationi it -is the bounden duty-o6f t?i6 colbnist...
TO CORRESPONDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 22 January 1835
TO CORRESPONDENTS. &nbsp; We are extremely sorry to infirm " A Reformer' that the paper containing the article which he wished us to re publish, and which we had accordingly intended to in sert in our present number, has in some unaccountable &nbsp; way fallen aside during the past week, and we have not &nbsp; been able to lay our hands upon it for several days past. If we could have got another copy of the paper we refer &nbsp; to, we should have published it this week, but we were unable to procure one in the quarter to which we ap plied for it. We hope however to recover it soon, as the article is quite in accordance with our own views. We have received the communication from our former correspondent "Amicus,'' and shall not lose sight of his additional fasts. To those who have been enquiring how the paper is getting on, we beg to state, that we have got upwards of seventy additional subscribers since the publication of our last number. &nb...
Domestic Intelligence. PUBLIC MEETING OF THE AUSTRALIAN SCHOOL SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 22 January 1835
wonmeotic Entelligenrc. PUBLIC MEETING OF THE AUSTRALIAN SCHOOL SOCIETY. IT appears that a few months ago a few philan thropic persons in Sydney formed themselves into a Society for the education of the children of the lower classes in Sydney and throughout the colony, on the plan of the British and Foreign School Society; one of the well-known and fun damental rules and principles of which is, that the Bible, without note or comment, shall be read daily in the schools of the Society, but that no catechisms shall be used. A Provisional Com mittee was accordingly formed on the 7th of August last, and the Resolutions of that commit tee, recognising the system of the British and Foreign School Society as the one to be adopted in the proposed colonial society, were published at the time in the newspapers of the colony. It was therefore preposterous for any person who happenedto reside in the colony in August last to plead ignorance in regard either to the nature or to the objects of the...
IMPORTED GOODS. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 29 January 1835
IMPORTED GOQP.l, WINEs-iL wood a , _ a. Sherry, per pipe" .... . 30, '" 0 0' a. 45 r 0 ?" PMadeira, , ... .. 30 0 .. 45 0 Teneritfe, . .. ........ ... .0 0.. 0 2 . Port, ,, . 0 0..... 0 .. . 0 o o:0~? CapIn bottle 11 ? ? 0 . 12 0' 0 Sherry, per doz. . . O ' Port, 2 0 Madeira, ?,k**0. 2 2 0 Claret, ,,... '015` 0 1:10 0 PORTER-1aylor s,: per hhd " r : Other Brewe's'1 0.:.' Bottled, per doz. ;...?-,. . . i 0 . 0 0 A per hhd ........,-; O 0 0 Bottled, per doz. .G 0.. ;. ...; .:0'2:. 0 i; i0 13 0 SPIRITS-in bond, per gallon ; . +::,-: . Rum, proof to 20 over rooif': 0 3 ': 6 .: 0 0' Brandy ............... .... ...04? 0_ 0;..; 05 . ToAcco--Negrohead, per lb b ..... 6 0.. 0 Souchong ....... 0 Hyson Skin 5. 5.0. Gunpowder, per box. 2?.: . . ? 0 .. RICE, Past Indias per0 bag`. Java, per bag........... ..?~ 0 0. SPICES-Pepper, per lb. ;. ;·; 0 i6 0 0'': Cloves ,.. :..''?oo +"o ot RAISINS,o Cape, per olb.. 0.. 0 4 SALT PnovIsloNs-Beef, per tierce 4 100 0 ,.-.---'+ H- Pork per barrel .............
PRICES OF FLOUR, PER 100 POUNDS. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 29 January 1835
PRICES OF FLOUR, PER lob POUNDS. EAL RS. FINE. SNCONDS. Barker.. .... .... ...aG. Od.d.. .. 12s. Od. Cooper, George Street:. .: ..... . 9 0 Dickaon .15 :0 .... ý ;12 0 Gerard-. .... .. ... `15 0 . ;... '12 0 Gordon15 0 "... 12. 0 Hughes and Hoskiis 15 0, ... 12 Howell ....... ..... ... . . 15 0 .... 12 0 Harvey ..1...... ... .5.: ". 16**l 0 -.:.* 12 0 Lovel ..............;.. ' . 15 0 .... 12. N. B.-An allowance of Is. is made upon' taking one thousand weight. .
Markets. PRICES OF THE FOLLOWING ARTICLES. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 29 January 1835
PRICES OF THE FOLLOWING ARTICLES. s. d. S.d. Potatoes..... .. . .6 a 8 0 Wheat, per bushl .. ...6 6 4 0 Barle ditto. . 4 0 Rye ditto? .. ... ??3 0 Oats ditto . 3 0 3 6 Maize ditto 3 0 3 6 Hay, per cwt ...... .8 6- 0 Hay, (oat) ... ..... 7 . O r7: 0 .Straw, per load .... :: 'i 50 18 0 Bread per 21b. loaf: .. . 0 0 Beef per lb., per joint 0 0 3 Mutton ditto, ditto ..-. . ýO3 0 4 Veal ditto, ditto 5 0 61. Pork ditto, ditto. .. : O 6 Colonial salt pork .. -- 0 7 Ditto bacon ..... :.:0,7 . 0 9 Ditto beef...s.,...t':0~ O 0 Ditto hams ...... 8 1 0 Salt, English, per c 6 6 0 Tea, Hyson, perl.I?.. . 3 3 4 6 - Opon greeni .;.. . 2 3 2 0 Ground coffee.......2 0. Moist sugars per lb., per.100 lbs, ~ 0, 3- 0 3 Negrohead tobocco :..;::;. 3 0 Colonial ditto, leaf, in:bulk .-. . :O 4 0 6 -- fig, in cask' ;. 1 0 1 6 Rum per gallon (Imp. proof)i::. ?: 13:_ 0 15 0 Brandy, ditto ......... .... . - 19 0 Cooper's gin, equal to English.': .:i: 8 0 9 0 Cape wine ....... . .... . ;.',.,. 3 6' 4 0 English po...
FREIGHTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 29 January 1835
FREIGHTS. To London-Wool, Id. to 1ld. per lb. oil, 31. lOs. per tun; timber, 31. 10s. per load; flax, 41.to 41. 10s. per ton. To Liverpool-The same as to London. To Hobart Town and Launceston-11. 5s. to 41. 10s per ton. To Swan River--i. 10s. to 21. per ton. To New Zealand and South Sea Islands-21. to. 21. lOs. per ton. '