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WOOL. London, July 13th, 1839. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 13 December 1839
WOOL. London, July 13th, 1839. SIn-Our first public sales of colonial wool, of this year's clip, which commenced';n the 3rdl instant,.closed on Wednesday the 10th. The catalogues comprised the following quantities viz.-" Australian ........ 1149 bales. Tpsmanian .... 6188 Cape .............0-17 East India........ 235 St. ilelena........ .1 Foreign ............402 '.19073 hales. From the difliculties existing in the money market, fears ..were entertained that we should stiffer in bonsequence; it is with pleasure, how ever, we are rnabled to state that our fears were gioundless, as we never recollect a larger attendance of buyers. or greater competition. Otr quotatiois of May lust were filly supported, and we have every reason to Hope they will continue throughout the season. Combing descriptions were more in demand than clothing, and lhinbs' wool realised enormoius prices. The getting-up of the wools, in general, was not good, and requires the continued attentiop of t)toe growers; th...
Emancipists. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 13 December 1839
E1mancipistci. WiE do not notice the following sentences, which we extract from the loading article of the Sydney Gazelle of Tuesday, for the purpose of oem bating the opinions therein.put forth; for, thank God, there is no fear, that they will create any fooling save that of horror and disgust in the breas4 of any moral man, either in this Co lony or in England. We merely notice them to shewv that pretend ed zeal for religion i, not inconsis tent with brutal and inhtiuiman feel, ing., For our part, knowing, ts wit ito, the weakness of human nature; knowing also, that the cool calculat= ing and respectable, because, uncon victed villain is Qften more guilty than the thoughtless convict, who pos sesses less prudence with a better heart: -knowing, in fine, that all mankind are convicts in a certain sense, suif'er ing in banishment for their crimes, we should forswear religion and civiii :'ition together, rather tJiaiireceive a doctrine so monstrous, as, ,that be cause a mnan errs once...
Varietas Delectat. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 13 December 1839
'lWartrtao telettat. " N~tthing betrays the deep root of poli tictal gangrene more fully., or more foully, than when an' attempt is made by opposite parties in relittisni, or polities, to confine their commercial atid social dealinigs within the circle to which they belong. -* * * * * * * Irisas it matterof personal safety, that we recommend Protestant otli cials in particular, to reject the services of papistical domestifs. We have no other objection to urge against them." 'T'he above extract -contains the opening and conclusion of the Sydney Gazette's re: ply to our notice of the conduct of Mrs. Willis, in not "keeping faith".with Ca tholic,. ýY3e cniy it for its curiosity, and to enable us to append to it the follow.v ing atote, which. we received on the day of oiur :last .publication, from a gentle. n-an who has recently given strong evidence of his zeal for Protestanism. That gentle man having already given publicity to the circumstance, will not object to our using his. note i...
Cerilan Society, [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 13 December 1839
i eiitat Sertet .,' The Concert am Wednesday evening was the best our friends the Cecilians have gi. ven within our recollection ; but had they not rather too heavy a sprinkling of pro fessionals for an amateur society ? One or two may occasionally be admitted, but we think four fifths rather too great an odds. Mlliss Fernandez's solo was deservedly ap plauded, and was by far the most attractive part of the evening's entertainment. The solo on the flute was but very common: plare. The thema wag pretty well played. but the skitaiming along the gamut, and perching on the shnke:key, were not exact lyswhafit we expected from one who is said to'take credit.for being the first fH aLtist in the Colony., Wei cannot say itapelt as to the.ataerits of the singed.s, generally. Their notes, like those of am Beginner on.the vio: lin, are. always too sharp, or joo flat. WVe certainly are of opinion, however,.thtit op: an the' whtle this was the best Concert tri: ven hy the Cceihian Sparity. A word...
Fib Extraordinary! [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 13 December 1839
Sib Extraordinary The bill of ItS) compels those who are eutrathcisr'd by it, it they hold oflice or tbeeote legislaltrs, to take watolenmn noth tb'gnard wial protect the ChucrchblfcIhdhtlndl it By law estab* lishted "-Sydney Gazette.f yelterday. The bill of 182) dues no such thing.. We congratulate the bigots upon their newrchampion. This isi a fellow completely fit for their woc k. Give them a pilot to their wondering fleet, Bold in his art, ecarce cov'ring his deceit ; Whose hand, adventruoos, shall their helml isls.gtnide 'o hIstile shorei, or wheltn thein in the tide.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 13 December 1839
HORSES. TO BE SOLD BY AUCt/ON, By James Byrnes, On Saturday, the 14th December, in the Market Place, Parramnatta, at 12 o'vlockprc" cisely, G ERALDINE, a dark chesnut Mare, 5 years old. GOBLIN, a fine large chesnut Mare, six years old, by Theorem, out of nearly a thoe rough bred Mare; she is considered by judges to be one of the finest Mores in the Colony. A bay Mare, eight years old, known as the Campbelltown Mare, good in saddle and harness. A bay Mare, broke to saddle and h.rsess. A bay Colt, 3 years old,.by.Skeleton/,out of Goblin. A roan ditto, 2 years old by ditto, out of Ge. raldine. An iron.grey Colt, 2 years old, by ditto, out of ditto. A bay Colt, 2 years old, by Suffolk, out of the Campholltown Mare. A chesnut Filley. An iron grey ditto, 2 years old, by Skeleton, out of Goblin. A bay Filley Foal, by George the Fourth. &:1- Terms, under £50 cash; above that and under £100, three months; above £100, three and six mouths approved endorsed Bills. 032
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 13 December 1839
DIED, On Tuesday last, the 11th Dec., at the residence of Capt. Biscoe, Church-hill, &nbsp; after a long and painful illness, of the asth- ma, which he bore with Christian fortitude and resignation, J. H. WESTBROOK, Esq., aged 50, for many years a resident in Hobart Town, Van Diemen's Land ; from &nbsp; whence the deceased recently came up in the ship Medway, for the benefit of his health. He leaves a large family, most amiable widow, and numerous circle of friends, to deplore his loss,
VESSELS ABOUT TO SAIL FOR DIFFERENT PORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 13 December 1839
VESSELS ABOLUT TO SAIL FUR DIFFERENT PORTS Prince Regent, 380 tons, W. Evans mnater, It. MT. lEng ter agent, for London, loading at Ntewcastle-will sail ashortly. IRoyvl Admiral, 414, Greaves masllr, A. B. Smnith agent, for London-30th instant, Truasty, 300 tons, Jamieson master, Gore & Co. agents, fQo London-time not yet fixed. Airgyle. 600, Gatentiy. master, Hughes and honking agents, for Londuon-15th Ft bruary next. Royal George. 5F5, Richards master, bonaidson ageit. tilr Loniton-to-nmnrrow. Lady icluenaughtln, 558, En lug master, If. Duke & Co. agents, for London-will be despatched immediately. leildway, 450, Grilin master, llughes and Hoskiaig anents, for London-.30th instant. JBussorh 111ercahant, 531, lulonorief aaster, Dawes agent, for L.ndon-.indefinite. Honduras, 392, Weller master, Weller agent, tor London-20th instant. Indeindiily. su5, Roberts master, Diloitte agvtutq lou:.l utdlelon,-tie not )et fixed. illiurm Bryizn, 312 BIoipan master, Walker &am...
REMAINS OF THE LATE REV. Richard H. Froude, M. A., FELLOW OF ORIEL COLLEGE, OXFORD. London: 1838. (Concluded from our last.) [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 13 December 1839
REMAINS OF FHE LATE REV. Richard '9. Froude, 1V. A., FELLOW OF'ORIEL COLLEGE, OXFORD. London: 1838. From 4the DUBLIN REVIEW. (Concluded from our last.) The subjoined extract will prove his opinion or the worthies in whose honour his own univer sity los been proposing to erect a church. "Also. why do you praise Ridley ? [in the Tracts for the -Times, we presume, where he receives the epithet of the.-eautious, in regard to the doctrine of the Eutharist] Do yotu know suflicient good about him to counterba lance the fact that he was the associate of Craomer, Peter Martyr, and Buoer?-N. B. How beautifully the :Edinburgh Review has shown up Luther, Plelancthon, and Co.! What good genius has possessed them to do our dirty work ? Pour moi, I never mean, if I can help it, to use any phrases even which-can con. meet mse with sech a set. I shall never call the Holy Eucharist * the Loid's Supper,' nor God's priests.' ministers of the word,' or the altar 'tIhe Lord's table,' &o. &...
A Compliment to the Methodists. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 13 December 1839
1 ýIontaliitarytt to" 17Widf '1r ollsts. The party among the Methodists who alsilted Dr. lirongiton to defeat His Excellency the Governor, spin the education qites ion, will, no doubt, be glad to swallow the following eomnpla nlent to their bli.ly, whichl we quote trot,, the organ of the section of the English ul chl to which his J ordsnlip belorgt: Fur their sake', we a ", of course, glad t.. find that all those who '" went i ut troth us I). cause they were not of, ni," l live rot goue to tit- anme lengths in aihuining clhrtstian eit Ing al s; but is the 7tiarch 6f hidist liledrc so fedllsn as to audmire the ** (Lurch" of rdon fl'esley (nay evet Their ?le %spuperi)o -so wanti-n5g in -oldness of atli ili t ihe mait con 'escend tufeel grateful Jor the hclps of TI'eleyauss? and that too at the axpeesr st " iime'ging all minor difTereinces." i. a ketiping out ol sight all thts, Scriptire teat, relaing to Church 'tiisy, &r., whir It tlwv are tanigl. to explain away i It is ilt v...
Another Blow Aimed at our Rights and Liberties. House of Lords. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 13 December 1839
Another blow 0tntic at our 1tigbts anti Ithbcrtir0. House of Lords. The Archbishop of Canterbury, said, he rose to present some petitions to their lordships on a most important subject. One of the petitions was from the Society for the Promotion of Christian Knowledge. The other pe tition was from a distinguished prelate of high character in Australia. The subject of these petitions had reference to the interests of the Church estab lished in our distant colonies in con nection with the Church of England. The petition from the Society for the Promotion of Christian Knowledge, began by asserting that it was the duty of the state to provide religious in struction for the people wheresoever they might be situated. It stated also that this country had not fulfilled the obligations due from her to her sub jects in the colonies. The petitioners prayed that means of further instruc tion might be granted to all our colo nies; and they further prayed that no now colony might be established w...
News and Humours of the Day. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 13 December 1839
* o bu au . Entuourtu of t1c fag. The examination of the students of the Sydney College t.:tkys pice on the 18th and 19th inutant,-Th'i. celebrated chair in the Police:O fice has been tarken from its form. er dignified station, arid 'nqt lNooks nmelant chubly in ti far off corner.--We have seen persons fromi different parts of the country, rwhose accounts of the crops and-euiltJvaui on it general are highly satisfi ctbry . -Our learned friend,, the lonititor. in makingot e ofenue of. our uit a paragraphs.in Wedlies. dtiy's paper, made a slight mistake by Out, ti ug Australian" instead of *,' Auetrala itan Chronicle" after it. .The Gazette did the ssmon thing yestcrday.-A moeeting is held in the Police Court hIeltre the Superintendent every. norning at S o'elock, ti scrutinize the conduct of the Cmnsiuuhaunry ; jroud ar. rangement, and much needed.-A'great ann ny soldiers have deserted from their regie ments of late ; three abacouded from the 50th the other day.-The soldiers condeman...
Australian Club. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 13 December 1839
At atettaliat ('Ittf1. A dinner was given by the m,,mbers of the. Austrsitan club, to the officers of the Anerican squadron on Wednesday. Among those present were.s-His ExocilLlncy the Governnr, Sir. Ill. O'Cuotttell, Alex. MI'Leay,Eaq., the American Consul, and tuany-otulv 'persons of disinction. The foinwsing were the toasts of the eveninC: tier M'jest) the Queen-Air;--Gud Save the Qp~een. The President of the United States-fnail Colnmbia. Ilia Excellency, in giving this tonal, paid a Isbight compliment to the virtues of Dir. Van untren.. The Queen Dowager and Royal 'Family flail, Star of Brunswick. His Exellener the Governor-March, Cnmunodore Wilkes, and the Navy of the Uatued.St.tes-Fnr on the Westerrn Ocean. Sir Maurice O'Connell, and the Attty Btitht.Crenadivrs. Captain Nuia, and the Iriti i Navy :Hearts of Oak. The Officrts of the United States' Navy who honor us by their presence on this accesion: March. The Oflinert1 of ,the.. S lentiflo Corps : may their exertion:Lbe atten...
The Ballad of Poetry of Ireland. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 13 December 1839
900 tIalIat of Iottra of JlrtlanD. An Irish song cannot be said to resemble any other description of lyric. It constitutes a class per as. It not only developes the usual elements of the popular lyric in a state of greater inten. sity than the songs of any other country in the world, but it exhibits combinations and contrasts strange and abrupt transitions, mixed sympa thies, and an inextinguish.d enthusiasm of the animal spirits which have no existence else where. Unlike the popular songs of other nations, it is not so mltcb distinguished by the predominance of any particular quality, as by a marvellous blending of qualities the most opposite and the most irreconcileable. Thus in French seqgs we expect a certain idiomatic gaiety and brilliant wit-in Spanish songs, picturesque images and a chivalric spirit-in Italian songs, languishing passion and the romance of the beautitol-in the songs of Poland, heroic ardour and a gathering of historical glories-and in the songs of Germany. fer...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 13 December 1839
-ales by Anclio0l. Prime Reef, To Whalers, Ship Owners, and Pri vale Families. 13v 01r.: *. U0110#, At his. Rooms, George.street, on Friday, the 13th Instant, at It o'clock precisely, ONE Hundred Casks of PRi ME BEEF. Terms at time of sale. 507 Extensive Sale. Whaling Gena, Iron ongery, .Brushes, Brooms, Paper, Casks. &;c. -Sp fair. ,.. voest, At Messrs. R. Campbell, jun. & Co.s Stores, Blyth-street, on Saturday, the 14th Instant, at 11 o'clock precisely, A LARGE Quantity of Whaling SGsear of ill descriptions 210 Empty Casks, from 100 to 110 gallons each ..3 Casks of Ironmongery, consisting of Locks, Hinges, Nails, Hand saws, Planes, Stoves, &c.&c. 13 eases Foolscap, Pot, and Brown Paper. Terms at time of sale. 598 177 Shares in the Bank of New South * Wales. " >C. Sainut S14ion1 Will Sell by Auction, on TJIURSDAY, 19th December. at his tempusaryRoojnp, Geprge street, at 12 o'clock precisely, ONE HUNDRED AND SE VENTY.SEVEN SITARES in. that valuable...
LOCAL. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 13 December 1839
L.O.A.L. 'OIlETON IA...-'-Thfe cropj in Morelon Bay Staen the Curlew left were looking well ; the spirat had bceen greatly drbiri ed by a hail. shower, but tlfr miner loiked rrmomrkably well. -CAUTION CO 131lREla SERVANTS.- A man nained Dennis llorrigan, was sentenced to two months bard labor in the House of Correction, on WVednes day last, for. atisepnding. from the cnt ploy of Mr. Wood, to whom he was a hired servant. The man tried to get ofY by saying that his master had no * written agreenmcnt with hint. Captain Innes said that his masters' oath and his own admission were sufficient for the bench. A New TRAFFIC.-A gentleman who is about to leave Sydney for the country, having an old d6g whom no person would 'accept from him, and not wishing to send it adrift to be starved or killed by the constables, took it behind his house and shot it. He. threw the body on the race course be. fore day-break next morning, and as ho was leai ing the house a few hours afterwards, bo;,noticed a m...
ORIGINAL POETRY. THE CHURCH. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 13 December 1839
OR.GINAL POETRT. I HE CHURCH. "My dove, my undefiled is but one.-Fair as the moon, clear as the sun, terrible as an army with banners." Canticles, vi. 9, 10. Church of the Lord ! how terrible art thou, And yet how beautiful !-for God's right hand Hath placed a wreath of glory round thy brow, And on a ROOK fix'd thine immortal stand. JESUS, the Son of God, his blood hath shed, To brixng thy children from the power of hell: For thee, the thorny crown transpierced his head, And he was laid within the grave's dark cell. The Holy Ghost, his sanctifying rays, Darts in profusion on thy hal:ow'd ways. The blessed Virgin, gloriousQueen of Heaven; The Angelic Hosts who-wait before the throne; The holy Saints, to whom from God 'twas given To triumph o'er a world with sin o'ergrown; The Patriarclof old-men with whom God Conversed fams iar; ;Prophets, who foretold 3Messiah's reign.; Apostles who have trod In JEsus's footsteps-and who, tried like gold In the fierce furnace, now resplendent shine ...
LOCAL. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 13 December 1839
LOCAL. EDITORIAL FIBBING. - " The Church of Rome acknowledges and proclaims, that the Church has TWO High Priests-the High Priest Tri umapkant, and the High Priest Miii tant.-Sydney Gazelte of last week. ` LThe sable' publication contains a long artfilo, pirated from one of the most worthless of the English maga zines, and beaded " Dimestic Jesuit ism." In that article there are about as many lies as sentences ; so 'many, indeed, that we will pledge our types, presses, aid the valuable copyright of our journal, that one-half the number of falsehoods will not be found in all the thousands of works put together, which have been published in the various nations of Europe in., defence of Catholicism, as are contained io that single' articlo. We are averse to offon sive expressions, but wejiave no alter native but to treat barefaced fabrica tions as such.] EDITORIAL BLUNDERING. --The examiple of the Ronlman Catholic ,Bishop, [in visiting the gaol] aiisesfrom certain sucerdotcl functions ...