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PROVIDENCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 10 September 1835
PROVIDENCE. [From the Italian of Filicaja.] BY THE EDINBURGH REVIEWER. EvEN as a mother o'er her children bending Yearns with maternal love; her fond embraces ':.; And gentle kiss to each in turn extending, One at her feet, one on her knee she 'places, And from their eyes, and voice, and speaking.faces, . ii Their varying wants and wishes comprehending, To one a look, to one a word addresses, Even with her frowns a mother's fondness blending , So o'er is'watches Providenceon high, ;,.i And hope to some, and help to others lends, And yields alike to all, an open ear, ,And when she seems her favours to deny' She for our prayers alone the boon suspends. Or, seeming to 'deny, she grants thise ra5'e'
TO THE EDITOR OF THE COLONIST. Middle Harbour, September 1, 1835. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 10 September 1835
TO THE EDITOR OFTHE COLONIST. Middle Harbour, September 1, 1835. r a,--Permit me to enquire whether it might not be well; to suggest the expediency of a gene ral fast; and to give some 'hints for the proper observance of it. The hand of God is upon us, and we acknowledge it not. The sins of the colony, of the.rich as well' as the poor,, cry aloud to heaven:. But he who spared Nineveh when humbled in. dust' and ashes, with her princes ;and her rulers, will spare and bless wicked Syd ney, also,. if .we. turn to Him with humiliation, with fasting, and 'with prayer. He' loved . his people Israel of.old. He loves the sons of Bri tain too; but as. in just chastisement for their pt:lences he made their herpivpgi as 'b as, arid . .'' . their earth as iron; so mayswe expect the same manifestation of his high displeasure at our ini quities, if we will not humble ourselves under his mighty hand. ' iYours respeptfully, A SUBSCRIBER. We should have been most happy. to make such a suggestion as o...
SLEEP AND THE INTERMEDIATE STATE. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 10 September 1835
SLEEP AND THE INTERMEDIATESTATE . :=' [From the Italian of Sannazzaro.]. BY GLASSFORD. MY soul such pleasure oft in sleep receives, That death begins to seem a pleasant thing, Nor to be arm'd, perchance, with such a sting,-,i Or taste so bitter.as the world eonceives. For, if the mind alone sees, hears, believes, i While every limb is dead and languishing, And greatest pleasure to herself can bring, r I` When least thebody feels and least perceives,-' Well may the hope be cherish'd, that when quite Loosed from the burden of her earthly chain; ', She hears, and sees, and knows her true delight, Rejoice, thbu troubled spirit; though in pain If thou canst take, even here, so sweet a flight, .What wilt thou in thy native seats again? :
TO CORRESPONDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 10 September 1835
TO CORRESPONDENTS. A Caledonian writes so affectionately about our newly arrived friends on board the Canton, that we are almost tempted to suppose him what the French call un amant d'onze mile femmes, a complete lady's man. With a 'few verbal ommissions, his comunication will be in serted. There are some lines left out, however, in the poeti cal extract. We should like either to have a correct copy Of it sent us, or to be favoured with the loan of the work from which it is extracted. We differ entirely from A Subscriber in the views he enter tains relative to the Flour Company, and we cannot, therefore, insert any letter whose object is to cry up that Company. Let us have more wheat growers and we shall have more wheat grinders, more bakers, and cheaper bread. Bread will find its level in the market like every, thing else. We have no faith in Companies established ostensibly to keep it down. A Company should beformed only to do what a private individual cannot do, or can not do so ...
Home Politics. THE NEW MINISTRY. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 10 September 1835
'THE,:NEW MINISTRY. ABOUT twenty-five:vacancies had been, created in the House. of Commons by the' Ministerial ap p'ointments.coisequent on 'the: re-accession: of the Whig Ministry. Of these twenty-two had been filled up, :previous: to the 10th of May, last, and in all of them, i ith onily, one exception;. the Ministerial candidates had been ,.successful. The following is part iof; the, list from ,The Weekl)y .Despatc, of the'lOth May last :?? : Mr. Spring: Rice was. returned for. Cambridge, Mr. Hobhouse, for Nottingham; Sir T. Troubridge, for Sandwich; Mr. W. H. Ord, for Newort Lord Howick, for Northumberland; ior ; Seynour, for Totness; Sir Rufane onkin,. for Berwick. The Lord Advocate, Ifor~ Leith; Mr. O'Dwyer,; for Drogheda, beating ?Mr. Plunkett bly 312,; the Right Hon. Mr. Thompson, for, Manchester, beating Mr. Bradley by 1366; Mi. Labouchere: for Taunto'n, .beating Mr. D'Israeli by 450; arid Mr. :Fnies;s, for North Essex, beating Mr. Disney 'by'1500.. [The Despaitch says;"* T...
LAWS FOR THE REGULATION OF THE MUSEUM OF THE NEWCASTLE MECHANICS' INSTITUTE. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 10 September 1835
LAWS FOR THE REGULATION OF THE MUSEUM OF THE N EWCASTLE ME CHANICS' INSTITUTE. I. THE Museum shall consist of objects in every branch of natural history, and of a collection of curiosities in art and manufacture, of 'every des cription. . . . II. The collection so formed shall be made' by donatioand by purchase, from time to time, as the funds of the society may permit, at the re commendation of a Committee to be appointed for that purpose. III. The Museum shall be under the charge of the Librarian, "he beiing the Curator for the time-being. *IV..One or more imembers, of the Institute shall be appointed to arrange the several speci meps, in the Museum according tottheir respective orders, as occasion may require.: V. The specimens of. Mineralogy, Geology, Ornithology, Entomology, and Conchology, shall be preserved and arranged scientifically in glass cases, in separate compartments, with their several names and localities, with those of the donors, annexed; or, if obtained by purcha...
Literature and Science. THE COMET. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 10 September 1835
rtterature anZ tt* c nce. THE COMET. [i.noir A connlESVoNDIrT.J TiE long expected Comet has at length made its appearaince, and will be visible, ere louig, to the naked eve. It was first seen in the.'Zodiacall Cons( llation Taurus, and may, now be,obsirved ·in Gemini.,: 'The return of this Comet was pre dicted by the celebrated Dr. Halley, from which ciricuinstanice it is called .after his name:; ,n the, year 1705, after a most laborious examiiation of all the ancient oblervations made at different times upon Comets; perceiving a great siniilarity, in the elementsjof a Comet seen in 1456, 1531, 1607, and 1682, or .after an. interval of seventy five years, he calculated that it was precisely the same. Comet which completed its, revolution in that space of time;, and, after calculating the probable irregularities that the attractions of Ju .piter and Saturn had occasioned, in the periodical revolutions'of this Comet, he predicted its return in the year 1757 or 1758. The Comet, however...
SHIP NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 10 September 1835
SHIP NEWS. August 24.-Arrived the barque John, 473 tons, Captain Dixon, from London, the 22nd Airil,: ,with a general cargo. Passengers for Van Dieman's Land, Mr. and Mrs. Bird, Mr. Ruffy, sen., and, Mr. Ruffy, jun., Mr. Salmon, and Mr. Johes. For Sydney, Mr. Harris, Mr. Johnson, and Mr. Pole August 26.--Arrived the barque, Adelaide, 338 tons,'A. Steel, master, from Calcutta, b3d May, with a cargo of sugar and sundries. Passengers, Messrs. B. Graham and J. Pound., ' The Indiana had sailed from Calcutta, grounded in the river; and put back, with six feet of water in the hold, bound to Sydney and Hobart Town, having the following passengers on board. 'Mr. ,Thompson, Mr. and Mrs. Lewis and family, with two other pas sengers,.and seventeen convicts.-True Colonist. 'lhe total importation of wools fromn- all countries into Great Britain during the year 1833, amounted to 120,680 bales, in 1834 it increased to 136,150--the increase consisting mostly of the wools from New South, Wales and Va...
Domestic Intelligence. VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS OF THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 4, 1835. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 10 September 1835
olueittic 3ntelligenct. VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS: OF THE SLEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. : FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 4, 1835. 1.: COUNCIL met pursuant to adjournment. His Excellency the Governor took the.,Chair, and informed the Council that the following' Protests against certain items of the Estimates of Ex penditure had .been entered, with the Clerk, ac cording to regulation. [We are sorry we were so late in receiving a copy of the documents referred to in this minute and had so much of our limited space previously appropriated that we have been unable to" get the Protests inserted this week. :They are .most interesting and valuable documents, and we shall give them entire in our next.] 2. Sheep Extension Bill; read a second time; to be further considered on Tuesday next. 3. Licensing Amendment Bill; read a second time ;" committed, and amended;' to, be further considered on Tuesday next. 4. Hairbour Amendment Bill'; 'read a third time, and paassed. Council adjourned -atVthree o'cl6eky until. Tuesday ...
ANOTHER SHIP WRECK. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 10 September 1835
ANOTHER SHIPWRECK.. [FROM TilE HOBART TOWN TRUE COLONIST, AUGUST 28. IT is our painful duty to record another sacrifice of property, to the obstinancy, of our rulers in re fusing to establish outside pilots.? On :Tuesday last,' at 10 o'clock of the day, in, fine weather, the Wallace, anew ship, from Leith, with mer chandise and passengers, was wrecked on the Actaeon reef, at the mouth iof 'D'Entrecasteaux Channel. Luckily, there were a great many 'whale boats close to the spot, by which means the persons on board were saved. No part of thecargo can be saved; she sailed from Leith on the 18th of March, with nine cabin and seven steerage pas sengeis. '_The steamer has returned with some of the passengers. The cabin passengers were Mr. Gordon, Mr. Moore, Mr. and Mrs. Hudspeth, andMr. Kinghorne for Sydney; and Mr. Adam son, and Mr. and Mrs. Russel and family. On Tuesday morning we were' on the Actaeon Island. At about seven o'clock, we saw the ship in the offing, coming intq the passage...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 10 September 1835
BIRTH.—On the 7th instant, the wife of the Rev. W. Jarrat, of a son. MARRIAGE. &nbsp; On the 2nd instant, at Maitland, Helenus Scott, Esq., J. P., of Glendon, to Sarah Anne, eldest daughter of the Rev. G. K. Rusden, Chaplain, of Maitland.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 10 September 1835
a R bettitetnentt. T0 oUR SUBSCR'BsER.S. T is requested that the accounts due, whether for. Subscription for this Paper, or for Advertise ments, may be paid either at the Office, or to the Collector, Mr. William Kerr, who is authorised to deliver printed receipts to Subscribers in Sydney. Those in. the interior will have the goodness to pay the amount of their Subscription, either at the Office in` Sydney, or to the Agents in 'their respective districts. K. MUNRO. Splendid Edition 'of Hudibras, three vols. royal octavo, handsomely bound. Price £7. .7a.' SUTLaER'S DIIEBRAS F OR S SA L E, at Messrs. Tegg's, Booksellers, . George Street, a SPLENDID COPY of the above work, with Dr. Grey's Annotations, in three volume's royal octavo, handsomely bound, price Seven Guineas. Containing a series of portraits of the following distinguished characters of the six teenth, seventeenth, and eighteenth centuries; ex ecuted in the highest style of the art, .by the first masters; viz : Samuel Butler,...
Markets. SYDNEY PRICE CURRENT. COLONIAL PRODUCE AND MANUFACTURES. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 10 September 1835
-se*@ = STDNET PRiC'c OU REWaNT. , COLONIAI PRODUCE AND MANUFACTURRS. £ s. d. . S s.. d. Ale, per hhd .................... ' a 4 0 . per gall............ ........ --- .. 0 2 6. in bottle, per dozen........:. ; -- . 0 5: 0 'Ashes, Mangrove, per bushel...... 0 1 6 .. 6 1 8 Bacon, perlb. ...............'. 0 0'.7 .. 0 0 Bark, Mimosa, per ton ..... .... ,0 0 O..: 5 o 'O Beer, per hhd. ........ ...... 2 0 0, '.. 2 10 0 per gall. ......... :-....; .- - ...;10 1 a Biscuit, per cwt.' .....;:..:,'.. I '8 0 .. 1 10 0 Blaikets, per pair.... ...... ... O 12 0 .. ·1 8_ 0 Bread, the loaf of2 bs......... 0 0: 8 .. 0 0 8 Butter,.fresh, per lb.' .....;.... O 2 3' .' 0 2 6 - salt, ditto ......'...'.'.'.. 0 -1 `0 ' . '0'1 I BUTCIIR Xs MEAT: Beef, the quarter, per lb.',.. .....0, 0 0 ... *0 4 '--'the joint, ditto ............---- .. 0 '0 l--' ted, ditto ;...'......... -- .. ' 0 0 :r Mutton, carcase, ditto . . ......... . 0 0 4 joints, ditto;....'...:....'.. - 0.. 0 0 i Pork, carcase, ditto .......::... ...
Religious Intelligence. NEW SOUTH WALES AUXILIARY BIBLE SOCIETY. [CONCLUDED.] [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 10 September 1835
--o*** -- ,.:W SOUTH WALES AUXILIARY BIBLE SOCIETY. [corcLUDPD,] :?19M?; ROBSON of the H. E. I: C. S., moved the next resolution : S:The Resolution which has been put into my hands, observed Dr. R.,'is not one of vital importance ; but s?till it is of importance., From the Resolution, it would appear, :that: although the Society has been doing : well, there is a probability of, its doing better. I re ' joice, and I am sure those now around me will also ,rejoice," at the extension of Missionary labour. Itis . lso a source of, rejoicing to me to think that he who ini days of old, induced holy men to 'write the Scrip-' lures, has also enabled us to spread thern where tie 'sound 'of the' preabher's voice was never heard., Since my arrival'in this colony, I have heard related' an incident, 'the recital of which' affected me much. Afar rin the interior, a poor convict was.,employed .: itending his master's sheep in the .wilds' of ;the Sbush -e was totally. ignorant of 'the. doctrnes: of ....
TO THE EDITOR OF THE COLONIST. Sydney, August 31, 1835. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 10 September 1835
TO THE EDITOR OF THE. COLONISIT. Sydney, August 3i, 1835. Snt.4'Every one of-right feeling must applaud yopur worthy endeavours to raise the standard .of morals in this awfully' debased- portion of His Majesty's dominions; a debt.of gratitude is due to you for your exertions, which can never be Srepaid if we consider the good which I flatter miyself in time will result from your labours, to the present, as well as to future generations. Possessing the'ability, as well as the will to up hold virtue anid ,decry vice; to paint in viviid co dlouring the influence that either has -on :society; :.:'to;look upon this picture, and on that" as pour trayed by your powerful pen, cannot fail to bring about that regeneration so much to be desired. - Pursue the same lofty bearing, Mr. Editor; yours, . is a gloriousý.cause, and well can you afford to treat with indifference the. attacks of inpriticipled men. . You have already been eminently success ':ful, if you had-achieved nothing else than wre...
Original and Select Poetry. AN INTEMPERANCE BALLAD. GHOST. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 10 September 1835
Ortgittal antb etlett otitp .AN INT;EMP~ERA NC.E BA.LLA . GHOST. . I'm Jeffery.. Cackle; you my death shallrue; For 1 was kill'd-by you-by you-by you. (Points to the three Justices).-GAr-:. `'. I xwow, good folk, that rum is bad, But what is that.to me? .. ir I '11 sell while cash is to be hid, Although I am J.P. I hold the shackleand the scourge,: v'.;;.;b;' And vend tobod abnd frep, " Their crimes by punishment Ipurge,i. As suits a good J. P. We've houses in the public linei - ' Andas we well agree; I'lllicense yours, you'll license mine: But, mum! for I.m J. P. ,*And now says Death, I thank you all, You are a gallant three; For as ye thrive, the people fall, By. slow or quick degree.. Quoth Satan,.I must pitch a stave, ' For each one works for me; By:you I many souls enslave, ... S And reign most easily.
THE NOTORIOUS WATT. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 10 September 1835
THE NOTORIOUS WATT. WATT'S case, which has occupied the Sydney Bench for so many days, has at length been brouglit to aclose, V:n` consequence of' the. pro posal of Mr LAMP to relinquish 'th'e 'other charges, which had ,been s'ubstaniiated ' n the course of the proceedings; an~li merely to repre sent;to 'His Excellency, the GoVERNOR,. 'that the prisoner had neglected to attend muster for up wards of a twelvemonthi past, leaving' His Ex cellency to act towards him as he should think fit. We have some remarks to make oon the dis closures made in the course of the evidence in ournext. :' iithe" mearntime we _cannot" but ad mire' the patience iof tle. Magistreay, we, mean the Police :Magistracy more' especiajlly, for the trouble they haive taken in :the case of this, ticket of-leave. rnan 'in a nmatter: merely affecting his ticket-of-leave.: Would they have show;n equal :patience or taken as much trouble'witli any other ticket-of-leave holder in the colony.? We think not; buit our reade...
Colonial Politics. OUR SECOND LIBEL CASE. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 10 September 1835
/:N. , --wt. ? t- OUR'SECOND LIBEL CASE. MR. EDWARD O'S.AUGOINESSY has acted wisely, we, think, in withdrawing his threatened action for libel against tfe Rev.' Dr. LANG, On account of an article published in. this paper, under the title of ? The Literary profession, or The Colonial Press." But, we confess, we have not been a little s urprised of late, at finding ourselves involved in a,.ecbad action for alleged libel, at the instance ;::f ~C:iy.:CO Esq., of Paterson's River, for remarks ?supposed to affect the character of that gentleman, contained in an article published in our sii e~rith number, and entitled,," How to raise the lne of'Society in 'New South Wales." i'The object of thli at.,article was to show that this colony .was' already completely saturated with British crime and British depravity, in its : umerous.and most unhappily influential convict population; and that the furtherance of the best interests of the colony rendered it indispensably Snepcessary,. either that t...
Colonial Statistics. PROCLAMATION. By His Excellency Major-General Sir Richard Bourke, K. C. B., Captain-General and Governor-in-Chief of the Territory of New South Wales and its Dependencies, and Vice-Admiral of the same, &c., &c., &c. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 10 September 1835
olQonioiaI ýtattstice. PROCLAMATION. BY His E:xcellency Major-General Sir Richard ' Bourke, K. C. B., Captain-Genieral and Go vernor-in-Chief of the Territory of New South Wales and its Dependencies, and Vice-Admi ral of the same, &c., &c., &c. WHIEREAS it iias been represented to .me, .'that divers of His Majesty's subjects have taken pos session of vacant lands of the Crown, within the limits' ofthis colony, under the pretence of a 'treaty, 'bargain or contract, for the purchase there of, with the Aboriginal Natives; 'Now, therefore, I the Governor, in virtue and in exercise of the power and authority in me vested, do hereby pro claim and notify to all His Majesty's subjects, and others 'vliom it may concern, that every such treaty, bargain, an'd contract with the Aboriginal Natives as afoiesaid, for'the possession, title, or claim to any lands lying and being within the limits of the Government of the colony of New South Wales, as the same are laid down an...
POLICE OFFICE. [FRIDAY, AUGUST 28.] Before Colonel Wilson, G. Windeyer, and Robert Stewart, Esqrs. Police Magistrates, and John Lamb, J. Bingle, A. B. Sparke, and A. M'Leod, Esqrs., J.P.'s. William Watt again placed at the bar. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 10 September 1835
POLICE OFTICE. [FUPeAr, AU$WST 281, fr ~ o Wilson, G. Willdeyer, .d49 ,Robevt Syi?wt, EsgiEs. Police Magistrates, and John ? Lamb, J. Iiuigi, ¢4. 4. Spqr e, qud 4. M'Leod, oEsqrs. Wi4lia Watt again placed at the bar. Colonel Wilson laid before the Bench 'the Attor I ney-General's answer to the apphcgtion of the Bench, reruesting his opinion whether the prisýer Watt could be tried before the summary juriadic'ion of the Bench for offences alledged to have been committed under the protection of a Judge of the Supreme Court. The Attorney-General gave it as his opinion that the prisoner could not be tried by the Bench for erpressions uttered in such circumstances, hbut that an action might be. commenced against the Editor of TI'/e S~ydney Gazetta for giving publicity to those ex pressons. Mr. Lamb. Colonel ,Wilson; it :is the wish of some of 'my brother magistrates -ian' of my self to receive some farther explaniation i oncerning some parts of youi'r evidence which we cannot clearly unde...