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WOOL. Abstract from Messrs. Buchanan & Browne's Wool Sale, at Liverpool, on the 31st July, 1839. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 3 December 1839
WOOL.ol ,-. **u * Abstract from Messrs. Buchanan 8s',Brotbne's Wool Sale, at Live pool, on th4:36sa9 (q ' 1889: 1 . Per Ldura=AB hi underd gble ' lid to 2s 1 d; oncilot2s 2I. WVL' 611'dft Is 11)d to 2s 2d; two lots:2s!3id.,.jAWBJuni der-31 ditto, is 10.d to 2s. j; ,IQ'4ito~t2s Id to 3s 2d. 'WJ-33 ditto, i lid to ond lot 2g4d. F 3 dittb, 2s'tu 2 g 1,f, no lot 2s.4d. AD RD under, sidot6 dtiit ditto, is. 104 to 2s 3d. (.sCr-85: ditty+s to 2s 2d. AB JP.under' 8 ditto,, is 84 te' 101d. HCS-21 ditto, is JbUd to.s8 j.ýlSt-. 117 ditto, 2s tid to 2s 4ul one M6E odand one is Gd.1 D MI-69 ditto 1*I1td'tad: WHS-33 ditto, i1s1 d to 2*4d.: JC'-wh ditto, Is 10d to 2.. 2d. G' -v74 ditto, s li4l!ti 2. lid. . ) Ab'stractfrodi Messra. Bllcdlanan Bro''lb ' " ,Wool Sales, at LiverpbOl, lit Jtti ,' '98d9'. Per Columbiana-AB-74 balokg Is ldid' to 2s 2d. G13 on side diamond-ditto; iidito 12ld C11-78 ditto 10d to ±24,1 57 dittopy Itd to 2. I &d. WB'-50 ditto', I 1 '-1'to 28 2Ad.. 'T'3-10 dito, 1o 10...
Shipping Intelligence. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 3 December 1839
*4ipping I ntettgeticr. ARRIVALS. Nov. 30.-The United States Surveying Squadron, from the South Sea Islands. 'rhe squadron comprises the sloop-of-war Vincennes, bearing the broad pendant of Commodore Wilks, commander of the expedition, the sloop-of-war Peacoc3, Captain Hudson, the brig-of war Por ioise, Lieutenant C. Ringold, and the schooner Flying Fish, Lieutenant Pinckney. 30.-From Hunter's River, the brig Victoria, in ballast. Dec. J.-From the Islan'l of Erramanga, having left the 20th November, the missionary brig Camden, Captain Morgan, with sugar, oil, &c. Passengers. Mr. Cunningham, Miss Hick. nell, Master j3icknell, and Miss Henry. 2.-From Hobart Town, the 25th November, the schooner Marian Watson, liriacoe, with a cargo of general merchandise. Passengers Messrs. Byfield and Thomson, and Mr. and Mrs. Palmer and child. 2.-From New Zealand, the 1Gth November, the schooner Hannah, 90 tons, Liddell, with a cargo pork. Passenger-Mr. John Colo. DEPARTURES. Dec. 1.--For th...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 3 December 1839
200 Lambs, 4 to 5 montis old bTs7 %VetberB, 1 yeair old * " ý386 -Ditto; 2yeaus ditto'1,'" 1'890 Ditto,'3 )a ra ditto .,,, 90 Ditto, diffefentachi 109. Rams, all from pure -bred Sheep 11,381 Total SHEEP. KC-A T,TL,E,. Now runhing ati Miudll, -and latin I3anp, on the Macqu'arie and Dogan Itivers- . 322 Dairy Cows, now calving, .83 Heffers,"83 ycresihlsv 99 Ditto, 2 years old .192 Ditto, 1 year old 4) Female Valves,.3 to 4 months old "93 Bbllcks 3 years old 118 Steers,'22'years old de40 Dittu;1 year uld i 45 Male Calves, 3 to 4 months old 8 Btlla,.different ages, of Durham breed 57 Workiug Bullocks 1,103 Total Herd of 'CAiTTLE. "' . H'O`R'SES. 8 Brood Mares 5 One to -3 year old Fillies 5 Onio to 3 ditto ditto Colts 9 Horsses 1 Very superior bre'dStallion 28 Total. Aftrthe Sale of the foregoing Stock, will be sold "* The Rights of the Stations,'1 Huts, Wool Sheds, Barns, Stockyards, Pad doksi, HIurdles, Crops, Farming utensils, Drays add'Hrnmess complete, to le taken by the pur chaser ...
Report of the Committee On Police and Gaols. (CONTINUED FROM OUR LAST NUMBER.) The escort of prisoners and the serving of Subpœnas and Summonses. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 3 December 1839
aepor of the' Comntnittee &lt;Hn.t Wolice an?. 04tao1l. '(CONTINUED .PROM OUR LAST NUMBER.) 2'he escort of #riso&ers and the serving of :: Subpoenas and "Sunimonses. o It :app'ears totyottr Committee as already .stated, that .he hMrrassidgnajure of the escort ty,. ot which it etasbheep the practice to esni ploy consiaples, has 9perated very powcrfully ,to eter respectable &iid"efficient men fron? - jditing' the 'Police. Your&lt; Committee. have " ,there o etndeavnured.to ascertain.what.hastled tIoie.ne4essityof .employing~constables,o9r th services in qpeostion-aud to discover a remedy, if'pjisiblb, foi this unquestioniable pvil. The ;neeessity of snulh frequent escorts arises front .varIofsca sesi.s .. I tst. There being, pf Houiee of. Correction for the psutlhment of free persons in the Inte "' to, r ideixing it necessary to send L1Io par* ties tonvicted front very, Weotate distances to Sydney,:'J "J > H: 2nd. There being no Tread-mills,; and in ...
The Chronicle. Sydney: TUESDAY, DEC. 3, 1839. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 3 December 1839
Sydney: TUESDAY, DEC. 3, IS39. THERE are those who have thought that the remarks which in the course of editorial duty we have made on the Logislative Council were too stringent and severo. We deem it right to ob serve, that our remarks are not upon the individuals comprising that august asso iihly in their private capachies, but *in the public character which a seat in .it gives as a matter of course. And we would farther remark, that the discrepancy we find between the public and private characters of those individuals is so great, that were other proof wanting of the inefficiency of the present Council to represent the Colony, we would at once. refer to that discrepapcy, and show that whatever may be the amiable, the good disposi tion of the individuals, a seat in the Council by some process which it is not for us to explain, alters it to bad ness and to mischief. We have before uss.tbe Report of the Committee on Immigration; it is signed by one who ranks as a Christian bishop. W...
Original Poetry. The Hero's Grade. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 3 December 1839
Original Poetry. ~Etc!CrO'0 rakbe Ab pause awhile !beneath yon sod Sleeps one, perchance, surpassed by few, The captain of an a*kward squad Poor sauve gui peut. So was his race of elory run, That,tnky hiu all and all 'tis plain, - The-world will ne'or set eyes upon His like again. "FoPr mau, ubr-time, nor tide will stay; But noughL for time or tide stayed he, oBut while thusun shone made his hay, At wise may be. For he was swiftest of the swift, Aliif tha'.t te fl htvd 'st itf ad starch, Yet ' sause qus peuat" couldsuiake a shift r: .: - ' . t '" .4 ` Tosteala march. ^ For liimthe iulph'ritg breath of War, aDifTnied too dangerous a heat, And Wisely he.preferred-by .far. ,u ,A cool retreat. So when.the fight began to burn, ,Anwl earnageo'er: tlhe-field:was spread, I-Ic from, the sceqne wiasfirptt, turn ! . E ;ishorse's head., That. ,, when horse hb hatl, tho'rwhen Suqhlhappened-ndt to be the-case, E'eu upponloot hepas a-aing.. .. . o .... ...Worun the race. Nor his the courage, llami...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 3 December 1839
Colotsial tSecrqt r'.$'. Office, .Sydnel/, ,Wopepnber:22; i839 LOT Et,-, Pollard,, and Bran. may ; la Itd in any qnantity; at Jttr. Cooperl s1 b3risbltue Stetim AMill, and;at the'j'read Mill, Ct4rtcis Ba4 i"avks, at. the followimg prices : RationrioFur at 18s. pirJOUlbs;' BIl3an unit. Pollard at ls: d.6',per bushel. t 0' Sacks-and ;qsgs containing tlho above may C be taklcqo byturchaseir a; the prceq paid by By His Excellency'* Comrind,; 504 +E. 5l0I4) 1'f0oIsor'. "' Tor I~o'zidoi2, H E Fine. teaft ;built barqite ''W. '1 13GYI E, Ot'fonis Register,. "OLM tit ;1his' ve'isel~iilll' qositively' qitl on' ofr .a s6tithe 15th.Februar# ns c. " 1ihuti Ircighb 'dr Pa* u asaqpher Cabini;accqntitotlatiois being of., a very superior decr ptiopt apply to. ,OHN GATENBY, ComisnaudM, Sr; or .:. .. HUGHESI-'HOSI G. Nov. 27;.1839. , "536. For the Ba' of Isitnds, Ilikianga, and River T fliCs, P`i LI Fine, Fast-sniling '3.' Scihdooer F 1! ON, l1i8 tons, Ai' it.kLIAa ESsi m, Cmiqnssindpr,' Al sail in te...
GOVERNMENT GAZETTE. November 27, 1839. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 3 December 1839
GOVERNMENT GAZETTE. November 27, 1839. Proclamation by, the Governor ex tending the provisions of the Act for re gulating the Police in Towns to the Town of Macquarie. His Excellency gives notice of Her Majesty's approval of the Act for light ing with Gas, the Town of Sydney. Sale of Town Allotments in the Mar ket Buildings, on Thursday, the 12th March next. Also, on the 9th of Jan uary next. Sale in the Market Buildings of va rious Portions of Land on Wednesday, the 12th March next. Sale in the Market Buildings of va rious Portions of Land on Wednesday, the 8th January next. Flour, at 18s. per owt., pollard and bran at is. id. per bushel, may be had at Mr. Cooper's Brisbane Steam Mill, and at the Thread Mill, Carter's Bar racks. Captain Innes, Police Magistrate, has been appointed to sanction the dis charge of Seamen, as required by Act of Parliament. David Dunlop, Esq., is appointed Police Magistrate of the District of the Wollombi and McDonald's River. Samuel Moore, Esq., is appo...
LOCAL. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 3 December 1839
LOCAL. MELANCHOLY SUICIDE.-It is sel- dom our painful task to relate a suicide of a more affecting nature than the following. A young girl, named Mary'Turner, aged 15 years, residing in Gloucester-street with her aunt, Mrs. Thomson,who formerly kept the Coach & Horses, Cumberland-street, came to her death under the following circumstances. She had for some time past been attached to a young man, and either, from motives of jealousy, or grief, on account of his being about to leave this colony for New Zealand, she had become very much depressed in spirits. On Fri- day evening, she came to the house of Mrs. Thomas (her sister-in-law), and asked if the young man was in? Mrs. Williams answered in the negative, and observed that her eyes were very red as if she had been recently crying, and altogether her manner seemed de- jected and broken-hearted. She then put into Mrs. Thomas's hand a parcel containing a silk handkerchief, a gold locket with hair in it, and a letter, desiring ...
Port Phillip. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 6 December 1839
Port Phillip. We have received the folloning statement, simply as it is here related, from an individual who represented himself as the party aggrieved. We publish it with a view, not to obtain the man redress, which, we believe, lies only at tire expense of a civil action, but to induce tihe colonial authorities to take sauc steps as will secure to British traders and seamen the pro. teotion of a British consul in the island of Timor, with which a valuable trade in ponies seems now to be opening. We shall esteem It therefore a matter of favour if our Sydney cotemnporaries take notice of the occurrence. The Strathisla sailed from Sydney for Timor with Captain Lees on to trd as commander, and Mlr. Sulomon, the sun of the gentleman who had chartered tire vessel, as supercargo. For the proper care and management of the ponies, a young mnan of tile name of Lampard, witls eight assistants, was shipped at the same port, the former unider an engagement with the supercargo only, the lat'er ...
Van Diemen's Land. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 6 December 1839
Van Diemen's Land. lMAltnEeTs.-a farket Prices, New Whar/, Nov. 21 -The recent favourable accounts from Sydney have put a stop to all speculation in market produce for exportation ; there are therefore no buyers except for town consumnp tion ; and as the supply of vegetables of every description that an advanced season can affird are greatly increasing, a speedy and much wished for fall must soon take place in the price or every article of con'umptiol ; the highest price obtained tor wheat during the week has been 1Sr., which, however, was confined to one or two instances where the sample was of the most superior kind. Walker's Miill.-Fine flour £?45, second £40, third £36, per toll, and a further reduction expected. fllanningtor's Mill.-Wheat from 1 G. to 18s. per bu..he ; best flour £16, ratio. £j.34 per ton. Butcher's Dlleat'-lBeef 6d to 10d., mutton 8i1. to 9d., per lb., or by the carcass 58d, park 7d. to 9d , veal Sd. to 10d., per lb. Miss BYnNE'S TRIAL.-Great excitement had ex...
Sydney Market, December 6, 1839. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 6 December 1839
December 6, 1839. FLouas.-Fine, 36s.; seconds, 34s.; ration, 31s. Bread, 8d. per 2lb. loaf. Maize. per bushel, 7s. Barley, per bushel, Gas. Bran, 2s. per bushel. Oats, per bushel, 8s. to 9s. VErGTABLas-Potatoos,Colonial, 10s. to 16s. per cwt.; cabbages, 3d. to Is. each ; carruts, 4d. per bunch : turnips, Gd. per bunch; lettuces 2d. FPrrvr-- ranges, 3s. Gd. a dozen; lemons, Is. Gd. to 2s. per dozen; loquats, 6d. to Is? per quart PouLTnY.-Fowls, per couple, 8s. to 10s; ducks do. 10s. ; geese 15s. to Gls.; turkeys, do 14s. 6d.; pigeons, do., 2s. Gd.; eggs 2s. 6d to 3s. per dozen; lard Is. 3d. per lb. ; bacon 8d. to 10d. ditto, BurTTn-Fresh 3s. to 3s. Gd , salt it. 8d to 2s. 6d. per lb.; cheese Is. to Is. 8d. per lb. BuTcuasH's MBAT.-Beef, per carcaso per lb., 4id.; do. per joint 5d. to 61d.; mutton, per carcase, per lb., 5d. to 6d. ; do per joint Gd. to 7d.; pork and veal Is. per pound. FLEL.- Coals, per ton, £1 2s. delivered; wood, split, per barrow-load, Is. 9d. per cart load, Gs. to...
To the Editor of the Australasian Chronicle. "Rupes Sonant."—VIRG. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 6 December 1839
7o the Editor of the Austratasian Chronicle. " Rupts sonanlit."-V?V no Sim,-'lhe world knows, I haae reason to believe, that I. DECIMUS RocK, late Captain of all Ireland, was, for the crisme of indulging myself with a walk by moonlight on the river Suir, one evening in the year 1824, conducted to the gaol of Tipperary, tried by a sessions undor tlhe Insurrcotion Act, and sentenced to be transported to this country for the period of fourteen years. The ternm of my expatriation having now expired, I am desirous of returning to mny native sod, that my bones may rest with those of iny family. But finding front the letters I have just received front my son, whoma I inlvested with the title of Captain during my absence, that the exertions of Mr. O'Connell and Lord Normanby have put an end in Ireland to the " - merry reign Of Captain Rook and his family ;' and not being able to reconcile m.uself to the notion that any famnily should sink into obscn rity, I have written to amy son, Captain ...
Shipping Intelligence. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 6 December 1839
*btpping. 3sttetitgence. AII V ALS. Dec. 4.-From the Bay of Islands the 18th November, the schooner Susannah Ann, Capt. Anderson, with oil, maize, &c. Passengers Mr. Barrestone, two in the steerage, and one New Zealand Chief. 4.-From 'Timor, via South Australia and Port Philip, the Strathisla, Captain Fox, with 6,000 bushels maize, and'bUndrics. Passengers, Miss A. Bell, Mrs. Fox, Major Anderson, 50th Regiment, Messrs. Parbury, Kemmiss, Jamie son, Dalrymple, M'Denogh, Mlausfield, and five steerage. 4.-From Port Philip, 29th November, the Government cutter Ranger, Captain Garbeck. Passenger--Mr. Webb, Sub collector of Cus toms. DEPARTURES. Dec. 2.-For Valparaiso, the barque Mary Ann, Captain IIillman, in ballast. Passengers, Captain WVatson and Mr. Polack. 4.-For Port Philip, the barque Bright Planet. Passengers-Mr. and Mrs. Cavenagh, and four children, Mr. and Mrs. Kerr, and Messrs Thompson, Young, Bailey, and M'Leahb, and seventeen in steerage.
Impoundings. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 6 December 1839
Impoundings. Impounded at Braidwood, on the 17th November, 1839 One black and white bullock, branded on rump B, on thigh B, on left side a circle with a letter inpide illegible. One strawberry-coloured cow, bran ded on right rump A 31 One red-sided bullock, branded' legibly on right rump and ribs. One strawberry-colored poley cow, branded on rump and thigh right side TB, 2 under, with a female calf at her side, illegibly branded. On the 19th November One red and white bull, branded on right rump T R-£5 damages. If the above cattle be not released on or before the 24th December, they will be sold to defray expenses, agreeably to Act of Couu cil. WILLsAM FisE?sn, Poundkeeper. Inmpounded at Patrick's Plains, on the 17th November: One brown Cow, branded on off rump T G One brown Cow, white belly, star on fore. lhead, branded on the near shoulder C, an illeg ible character before the letter C Gee ahite and brindled speckled working Bullock, branded on off rump S A, like E S near rump, li...
HINTS On Self-improbement for the Young. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 6 December 1839
H INTS dOt Crcltf.mtprobintnt for toe Young. From Chambers' Life of Franklin. Whatever may be the advantages derived from the best course of instruction at school, it.may be assumed as an incontrovertible truth, that only by a regular and methodic' study in private, only by intense application of the faculties to'various' subjects in regul' lar succession, can the mind be brought toa high; state of culture, and suflicient knows ledge be acquired for any great and useful pr pose. In the biographies of many indi viduals who :irrived at eminence in literaL. ture, we'find ample proofs of the: value of private study. It is conspicuous in th: life of FRANKLI?I; whose course'of life and study, while following'the occupatiuis of At cotmpositor in a printing-office, at i limited weekly wage, may form a model for the' imitation of young men moving in a similar rank of life. FRIANIKLIN, in his Memoirs, tells us how he learned the art of construct ing sentences and improving his style of writin...
Sydney Dispensary. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 6 December 1839
The following is the number of patients admitted to the benefit of the Sydney Dis pensary during the past month: Patients admitted from the set to the 30th November, inclusive- 137 Ditto from May 24 to October 31 740 Total, number since January 1, 1839 877 Number of patients at present on the list, 54. Since the let of November, the cases have been as follows :-Diseases of the eye 5 ; of the lungs, 25; of the stomach and bowels, 37: of the general system, 30; miscellaneous, 40. Total, 137. FRaDK. MACKELLAn, M, D., Surgeon.
POETRY. THE FIRST AND LAST VERSES OF THE LATE John Gait, Esq., Author of the " Annals of the Parish," "Sir Andrew Wwylic," "Life of Byron," "Lawrie Todd," &C. &C. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 6 December 1839
PO E T 3. ~ 4, THE FIRST AND LAST VERSES OF THE L.ATR John Gait, isq;, Author of the " Annals of the Parish," " Sir Alin.rew lVwylie," "Life of Byron," ' Lawrie Todd," Vc. 'c. 'hese 'pieces were given, as a token of the friendship of Mr. Galt, to Mr. It. Kibhle', on his leaving Scotland for Australia, in August, 1838. They are the first and last essays of the former in rhyme, and were never before: published. iMr. Galitdied last spring.
The Good Bishop. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 6 December 1839
The Good Bishop. We take the following extracts from a recent American translation (frotm the French) of the life of Cardinal Cheverus, Archbishop o' Bordeaux, and formerly bishop of Boston, U. S. of whom, by the way, D)r. Channing thus wrote in his essay of Feoelon:- " Has not the metropolis of New England witnessed a sublime example of Christian vir. toe in a Catholic bishop ? Who, among our religious teachers, would solicit a comparison between himself and tile devoted Cheverns ? This good man, whose virtues and talents have notw raised him to high dignities in churoh and state, who now wears in his own" country the joint honours of an arcbishop and a peer, livedl in the midst of ns, devoting his days and niýihts, and whole heart to the service of a poor and uneducated congregation. We saw him declining, in a great degree, the soci.ty of the cultivated and refined, that lie might be the frieud of the ignorant and friendless; leaving the circles of polished.life, which he would ha...
A SONG. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 6 December 1839
A SONG. Tune--" The Flowers of the Forest." Ti'e stars all unclouded are peacefully shining, And gently the moonlight plays o'er the sea wave; A breeze in the: long streaming pinnet is twining, That poiuts as it waves to my mariner's grave. :IIow dear-is the lone beach, the midnight how holy, To her that in secret bewails a lost love; &Oh ! here all unseen by the wide eyes of folly, lly soul may the truth of his tenderness prove. 'Cold lies my true love, beneath the wild billow, And hopeless I mourn on the -sad sounding: shore. 'Oh ! never will pleasure again press my pillow, Nor time the gay dream of my fondness restore. Winds, mock not my sorrow'! Roll fiercer, false ocean ! Ye sighed not so softly, nor murmured so low, g'lhen, deep in the surges of stormy commotion, Ye wreck'd this frail vessel, and plunged mo in woe. 7th October, 1804.