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SILK. [Newspaper Article] — Freeman's Journal — 19 December 1850
SILK. ;-/. The greatest difficulty in a pastoral commu nity is to find profitable employment for women and children.' This difficulty has been particularly felt in the Squatting Dis tricts of New South Wales. Hence their comparative barbarism. Families arc 'en- cumbrances.' The stock-keepers and the shepherds of the Australian wilds are worse off than the wandering hordes of Tartar}^ They are forbidden the comforts of the do mestic hearth. The earnings of persons so employed are insufficient for the main tenance of a family, and there is no way in which the wife or children can add to the common stock. Now and then indeed a shepherd's wife may obtain rations, and per haps a little rnonej as a hut-keeper j but the life is a miserable one and the employment precarious. ' . The absurd regulations to which we have alluded in a former article, prohibiting the culture of any produce for sale or exchange, have a considerable share in this. But there is still means of employment which might...
CATHOLIC DIRECTORY FOR DECEMBER, 1850. [Newspaper Article] — Freeman's Journal — 19 December 1850
CATHOLIC DIRECTORY FOR DECEMBER, .1850. - 19 T Of theFeria. 20 F 'Ember day, Fast. 21 .Sat Ember day, Fast, S. Thomas, ap. 22 S Fourth ia Advent. y 23 M Of the Feria. ?24 T Vigil of Nativity, Fast. 25 W Feast of Nativity of our Lord, d., first class. 26~ T S. Stephen, p. and prot : m. d. '21 F S. John, ap. and Evan. d. 28 Sat Holy Innocents, mm. d. 29 S Sunday within Octave of Nativitj 0. S. B., S. Thomas, d. first class 'vith Oct. 30 M S. Thomas, bp. and in. from yesterday, s.a\, 0. S. B., of the Octave of Nativ. ?31 T S. Sylvester, p. and conf. d. THURSDAY, DECEMBER 19, 1^50., 'In Kecessariis Unitas, in Dubiis Liherias, *».- Omnibus Charitas.'
TO CORRESPONDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Freeman's Journal — 19 December 1850
TO CORRESPONDENTS. ?All letters and communications to the Editors and the Publisher must be prepaid. it is necessary that the writers of all communica tions should furnish the Editors with their real names and address. Although thi3 information is not required for publication, it is requisite as a guarantee of their being genuine. In order to save time, trouble, and postage, we propose to acknowledge the receipt of money letters in chi3 part of our paper. Received from M.J., Geelong . . £1 10 0
EXILEISM. [Newspaper Article] — Freeman's Journal — 19 December 1850
EXILEISM. There was a feature in the sitting of the Central Criminal Court which is just com pleted, to which we are obliged to call atten tion. Out of about twenty cases tried, the criminals in four of them were exiles from Port Phillip, who had been convicted of co lonial offences, and had served their colonial sentences at Cockatoo. In all these cases, the convicts were voun^ men of respectable appearance, education, and address, and the offences all displayed singular evidence of design and talent for villainy. They were also on a large scale — three being the issue of extensive series of forgeries calculated to defraud indiyiduals to a large extent, and the other a burglary de liberately planned, with the view of robbing an old and helpless man, residing in the bush, of £300, which it was rumoured he had ac cumulated. In the latter case extensive personal violence was used, and the inhuman perpetrators deliberately made a fire and threatened to roast their victim if he did not ...
THE ANTI-TRANSPORTATION MOVEMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Freeman's Journal — 19 December 1850
THE ANTI-TRANSPORTATION MOVEMENT. I he Association for opposing the resumption of Transportation was formed under the roost favourable auspices. It was formed at a time when the whole burthen of public opinion had been cast into the AntiTrans P°nat,onist scale. Thus supported, its means *« vigors action were as great as the pres smg necessifc}es which called it into existence. »e do not mean to bring a charge of supmeness against the gentlemen on' whom We management of this body has been vested, bneh a charge 'would be neither just nor tme. But although the committee have d ilt'Tr^ the* mi*n°tf Perhaps, have Played all that activity which the impor *»» of the task they had undertaken de » jed at their hands. The cause is one . »« requires not merely an ordinary amount of energy, but patient, continued, and untiring exertion. The work should not be relaxed until the great end has been attained, and in the mean time no possible means of promoting this end should be ne glected. The pro...
THE WOULD AND THE CHURCH. [Newspaper Article] — Freeman's Journal — 19 December 1850
THE WORLD AiSID THE CHURCH. The world believes in the world's ends as the greatest of goods ; it wishes society to be governed simply and entirely for the sake of this world. Provided it could gain one little islet in the main, one foot upon the coast, if it could cheapen tea by sixpence a pound, or make its flag respected among the Esquimaux or Otaheitans, at the cost of a hundred lives and a hundred souls, it would think it a very good bargain. What does it know of hell ? it disbelieves it j it spiis upon, it abominates, it curses, its very name and notion. Next, as to the devil, it does not believe in him either. We next come to the flesh, and it is free to confess that it does not think there is any great harm in follow ing the instinct of that nature which, perhaps it goes on to say, God has given. How \ could it be otherwise ? who ever heard of the world fighting with the flesh and the devil ? Well, then, what is its notion of evil ? Evil, says the world, is whatever is an off...
NON-JURORS. [The following extracts are from Father Newman's Lectures on the Difficulties of Anglicanism.] [Newspaper Article] — Freeman's Journal — 19 December 1850
NON-JURORS. [The following extracts are from Father Mewman's Lectures on the Difficulties of Anglicanism.] H.ow great and mysterious are the doc trines which they teach ! and how proudly they appe'al to primitive times, and claim the . ancient Fathers ! Surely, as some one says, ' in Laud is our Cyprian, and in Taylor is our Chrysostoin, and ail we want is our Athanasius'. Look, my brethren, at the history of the Non-jurors^ and you will see what these divines were worth. There you will see that it was simply their position, their temporal po. sessions, their civil digni nities, as standing round a King's throne, or seated in his .great council, and not their principles, which mad© them what they were. Their genius, learning, faith, whatever if was, could not have stood by themselves ; these qualities had no substance, for, when the State abandoned them, they' shrunk at once, and collapsed, and ceased to be. These qualities were not the stuff out of which a Church is made, though th...
TO OUR SUBSCRIBERS. [Newspaper Article] — Freeman's Journal — 19 December 1850
TO OUR SUBSCRIBERS. ' J In order, to secure a punctual delivery of the paper to our City Subscribers Mr. P. Sparing has been appointed Agent, as also to assist Mr. Derepas in soliciting and re ceiving subscriptions. Such of our Subscribers' as do not receive their paper in due time, will please to in fnvm the A^ent. at Mr. J. Monrft's. the Publisher's Office, George-street, either ver bally or by letter; we shall charge the . runner with the expense, and see the irre gularity rectified. Subscribers may receive the Fpjeeman's Journal any time during the quarter.
WOLLOMBI. [Newspaper Article] — Freeman's Journal — 19 December 1850
WOLLOMBI. (From a Correspovdent. ) Although aware that my report must » ppear some what out of season, owing to our mail leaving here once a week only, f--r Sydney, yet despite this un avoidable delay, I cannot reprf;soa desire to chronicle in your paper some account of' a visit jecently made to this district by our Venerable Archbishop. The inhabitants of more densely peopled districts cannot conceive the depp sensations caused by such nn event in this secluded and tranquil locility. An estimate may perhaps be partly formed of ibe zeal by which the Catholics were animated. rob-?n ir. is stated that many of them, on this occasion, attended from distances varying1 from one to. fifteen miles, leaving th«ii busy harvest fields where the nunds are bard-y sufficient to secure our abundant harvest. His Giace, in company with the- Very Rev. (he Vicar-General, and the Rev. Dean Lynch, entered the township on the evening of Monday, the 2nd mst. were met on their approach ih tber at about six...
SCANDALS IN CATHOLIC COUNTRIES. [Newspaper Article] — Freeman's Journal — 19 December 1850
SCANDALS IN CATHOLIC COUNTRIES. Now, this being considered, you will see how. many, things take place of necessity, which to ' Protestants seem shocking, arid which could not be avoided, unless it had been promised that the Church should con sist of none but the predestinate ; nay, un- ? less, it consisted of ,none but the educated and refined. It is the spectacle of super natural faith acting upon the multitudinous mind of a nation ; of a divine principle dwelling in the myriad of characters, good, bad, and intermediate, into which the old stock of Adam grafted into Christ has de veloped. If a man sins grossly in a Pro testant country, he is at once exposed to the temptation of disbelief; and he is irritated when he is threatened with judgment to come. Men are ever irritated with conclu sions and inferences ; Protestants hold that there is a hell as the conclusion of a syl logism ; they prove it from Scripture j it is from first to last a point of controversy, and an opinion ; and ...
IMPOUNDINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Freeman's Journal — 19 December 1850
TMPOUNDINGS. Bathurst. — On Nov. 28; — Roan horse, W (with I under) near .shoulder, switch tail, about 4 years old, 15 hands high ; damages 2s. 6d. Chesnut pony, M near shoulder, switch tail, aged, 14 hands high ; damages 2s. 6d. Chesnut mare, BOYD, 33 near side, bang tail, three, white feet, 5 years old, 15 hands h\Sh ; damages 6d. Black filly MO near shoulder, like DM (SM under) off shoulder, long tail, 3 years old, 14 hands high ; damages 2s. 6d. Bay filly, H^ off shoulder, hind feet white, star, long tail, 8 years old 15 hands high ; damages 2s. 6d. Black horse, blaze face, four white feet, switch ta.il, aged, fifteen hands, brande.d IM near and D off shoulder. If not released will be sold on 24th day of December. R. Ybo. 12s. 6d. Wollombi. — From Ellalong on 29th of Nov. : — Chestnut horse, white (ace and legs, B left shoulder, IN right shoulder, 10 years old, I4i hands high ; bay filly, unbranded, 2 years old, 13^ hands high j light iron grey colt, VVJP left shoulder, 1 year o...
WHOLESALE SYDNEY MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — Freeman's Journal — 19 December 1850
WHOLESALE SYDNEY MARKETS. Poultry.— Fowls. from 2b. 00. to 2s. 3d.; dum, Oa. Od. to 3s. Od. ; geese, 5s. to 5a. 6d ; turkeys, H* to 12s. ; pigeons, lOd. ; wild ducks, 2s. 6d. to w». Od. per couple; roasting pigs. 3s. 0d. each. Dairy Produce.- Frenh butter, 6d. to 8d. ; '£ 4rl. .0 6il per Ib. ; cheese. 5£d. to 6i-l. j bacon, o*. 6d. ; lard. 2(1 ; eggs, lOd. to lid. per dozen. Vegetables -Potatoes, 6s. to 6s. W-Par 5r,' cabbages. Is. 6d. to 3s. 4d. ; cauliflowers, 2s. W » 3s. 6d. ; lettuces, 5d. to6d. ; turnips, 0s. Ud. to ? fid, per dozen ; parsley, 3d. per bunch ; celery, i ? 6d. ; leeks. «s. 3d. ; parsnips. 0s. 0d. to ls.6*. carrots, Is. 3d ; pumpkins, 3s. 6d. to Os.Od.^' down' peas, 4s. 6(J. to Oa, per bushel; bean3, 2s. fid. ; onions, 8s. to 10s. per cwt. Fruit. —Oranges, 4d. to lOd perdoz?n ; lemens — Lisbon, 3d. ; apples, 2s. 6d. to 3s. 6.1. ; loquats. 5s. to 5s. 6d. per basket ; apricots, 5s. to 6s. per basket ; gooseberries, 10a. to 1 4s. per bushel ; plums, lj-d. to 0d. per ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Freeman's Journal — 19 December 1850
THE SYDNEY RAILWAY COMPANY. *\M7 HEBE AS by a certain Act of the T t Governor and Legislative Council of New South' Wales, made and passed in the thir teenth year of the reign of Her Majesty Queen Vic toria, intituled, ♦' An Act to incorporate a Company to be called ' the Sydney Railway Company,'' it is enacted, for settling all diffeiences which may arise between the said Company and the several owners of or persons interested in any land which shall or may be taken, used, damaged, or injuriously affected by the execution of any of the powers by the said Act granted to the said Company, and for determinining the amount of compensation to be paid by the said Company, in respect to any lands taken, used, da maged, or injuriously affected as aforesaid ; that upon the application of either1 party, or in case the owner or person entitled to such compensation should be absent from the colony, or cannot be fouad, then, upon application by the said Company, it shall be lawlul for any two J...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Freeman's Journal — 19 December 1850
TO TEACHERS. \MJ ANTED. — A respectable married V v couple, to conduct the Catholic School, Richmond, Van Diemen's Land. They most be competent to impart a. sound English education, and unexceptionable testimonials, as to character, &cM will be required. The School, to which a house and extensive gar den are attached, rent free, is situate within a few yards of the Church, and in one of the most beautiful localities of Van Diemen's Land. The emoluments wiil exceed £70, References to be made to the Rev. W. J. Dunne, Richmond, V. D. L.,cr the Venerable Archdeacon M'Encroe, with whom all arrangements in this matter can be made. N. B. The situation must be filled up on the 1st February, 1851. The capability of teaching music desirable. GENERAL NOTICE TO SHAREHOLDERS. LOANS for ten years were mad.e -on Thursday, the 5th instant, by the Di rectors of the Metropolitan and Counties Building s Society, on the principle of Ihe ballot, by which each borrower on that day is entitled to ...
Shipping Intelligence. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Freeman's Journal — 19 December 1850
Shipping Intelligence. ARRIVALS. &nbsp; December 12. — Artemisia, barque, 558 tons, Gap tain Ridley, from San Erancisco the 25th October, and Honolulu the 10th November. December 12. — Ralph Bernal, barque, 315 tons, Captain M'Laren, from Newcastle. December 12. — Pearl, yacht, 40 tons, Captain Jackson, from Moreton Bay. 'Ozsrt^arM lns»« 1 A ? lA/ 1 1 Main linin- 7 9 1 +s\r\c- /^n«*«i ? Coffey, from Launceston the 5th inst. December 15. — William and James, schooner, 75 tons, Captain Currie, from San Erancisco the 23rd September and Tahiti the 25th November. December 15. — John Calvin, barque, 507 tons, Captain Lang, from San Francisco the 12th Octo ber. ' December 15. — Tamar, steamer, ISO tons, Cap- ' tain Parsons, from Moreton Bay the 11th inst. December 16. — Elizabeth, United States whaling ship, 340 tons, Captain Baker, from the South Sea Fishery. December 16.— Lady Clark, ship, 430 tons, Cap tain M'Lean, bound to Newcastle, returned to port. December 16. — Susan, brig...
LATE ENGLISH NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Freeman's Journal — 26 December 1850
LATE ENGLISH NEWS. The following summary of English news 38 from the Hobart Town Courier of the 18th instant :— ':?-?? The Queen and Royal Family were in Scotland,, all well; The President of the Royal Academy, Sir M A. Shee, was dead. Her Majesty has knighted A. J. E. Cock burn, Jisq., tue ooiicitor-Lrenerai. ! The Duke of Wellington has been ap pointed Chief Ranger and Keeper of Hyde , Park and St. James's Park, vice the Duke of Cambridge, deceased. C. W. W. Wynn, Esq., the Father of the .House of Commons, diedthe 2nd September. Sir Edward A. Campbell, C'B., Sir W. L. ,G\ Thomas, Bart., and Sir Peter Pole, Bart., were dead. M. De Balzac, the famous French novelist, was also dead. The Baroness Rothschild, died on the 6th September. Louis Napoleon was unwell, . ! Workmen have begun to brecfc a scaffold ing of considerable strength round the marble arch at Buckingham Palace, for the purpose of taking it to pieces. We are happy to learn that the operation LordLyndhurst found it necess...
No title [Newspaper Article] — Freeman's Journal — 26 December 1850
Presentation' of the Mayor.— Mr. George Hill was presented on Monday at Government House, as the Mayor of Sydney for the year 1851. He was accompanied by Aldermen Broughton and Egan, Councillors Peden, Thornton, Tierney, and Messrs. W. Joseph and A. W. Young. The Mayor and Aldermen wore tbeir robes of office. Perjury.— Mr. John Terry Hughes has retorted the charge of perjury on Mr. McEvoy. The case was brought before Captain Moriarty, who after neanng nix. imcuuis uu uunaii ui wits iiuuuseu, ?uts- clined to entertain the case. ~ Death by Lightning. — A man named William Wright, by trade a painter and glaizer, residing in Batlnirst-street, was struck by lightning on Sa turday afternoon. The electric fluid seems to have come 'down the chimney and to have been directed towards the place where Wright was sitting, by% toasting-fork which was hanging immediately over his head. Death ensued almost instantaneously. Mr. Rutter was sent for but no medical attendance could avail in such a case...
DEPARTMENT OF INSOLVENT ESTATES. THURSDAY. Before W. H. KERR, Esq., Chief Commissioner of Insolvent Estates. [Newspaper Article] — Freeman's Journal — 26 December 1850
DEPARTMENT OF INSOLVENT ESTATES. THURSDAY. Before W. H. Kbrr, Esq., Chief Commissioner of Insolvent Estates. in the estate of George Pattnck, a special meet ing was held, at which an offer was made on behalf of insolvent, to pay, in promissory notes at 12 and 24 months, 2s. 6d. in the pound on all claims proved. Instruction's were given for the publica tions of six weeks' notice of a further meeting for the purpose of deciding upon the offer. In the estate of Jane Watsford, a single meet ing. Debts amounting to £49 3s. 5d. were proved. Instructions were e-iven for the sale of insolvent's household furniture, and the license of her public house. The meeting adjourned to the 24th inst. FRIDAY. In the estate of Joseph Marchant, a second meet ing was held, at which was proved debts amounting to £254 14s. 3d. Insolvent not being in attendance, the meeting was adjourned until the 31st inst. MEETINGS OF CREDITORS. This Day.— Thursday, 26.— Patrick Hayes, a special meeting, at 10 ; William ...