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Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor — 2 February 1829
DEATA. THE Death of MR. ROBERT HOWE, Propri etor, Editor, and Printer of the eldest Colonial Journal, The Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser, occurred on Thursday even- . ing last, by the upsetting of a boat, in which, in company with his infant child and a servant, at the mouth of Sydney Cove, he had been taking the pastime of angling. We thus have the painful duty to record the. death of an eccentric but worthy man, who, had his education and bringing-up not been entirely neglected in his youth, wou'd have been a. brilliant character both in mind and heart. MR. ROBERT HOWE was the son of the ate Mr. George Howe of this Colony, a per- son of good family long resident in the Is- land of St,.Kitts, and where the King's Press of that Island had been in their hands from time immemorial. Mr. Robert Howe, in the early period of his life, through a want of pa- rental energy and foresight, was left to grow up wild and uncultivated., His pursuits led all men at that time, to cons...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor — 2 February 1829
SJUNIUS. HIS famous Horse will stand for the S season on the premises of the Proprietor fir. 'Andrew Nash, .Parramatta.-Tl'erms, free Guineas Stg. _groomage included, )ayable on the 1st? day of next year. This iorse is limited to fifty Mares,. therefore arly application must, be made. No com 'nent it is conceived need be made ul.on UNIUS..--(NA B. He is sure. But in case of Hissing; nothing will be charged next season, Ir. Nash's, object "being to perpetuate his see.) ,, . T4 1 Macquarie Plains Bathurst.--At £4. 'lOs. Sterling, Groom's fee included. All penses to be paid before the 15th January Q29 The horse will be limited to 40 Sares.. " SPRING-GUN, A .blackhorse, 3 years old, got by " Steel ap" out of " Black Susan" by ' Old Hee r."- Spring-Gun won the Produce Stakes t the last Sydney. Meeting, beating the rize colt Bennelong?and two others. He is allowed to. be the hansomest horse the Colony. - He will be sent to Bathurst Smediately after the ensuing races at Parra atta. CURRENC...
PRIVATE SUDDS LATE OF THE 57TH. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor — 2 February 1829
PRIVATE SUDDS LATE OF THE 57TH. (THE strictures in The Australian of Tues- day last., were unusually acute and lawyer like. We cannot help, the subject being so melancholy and important, making the following extracts. ED ) " ADMITTING however, that Sudds was pre- viously suffering under a complaint suficient to occasion death--was an extraordinary pun- ishment-was an iron collar, with projecting spikes, calculated to improve his health? Was a time of illness the proper period to select for passing a man through the ordeal of pain and ignominy? Was a burning sun likely to bene- fit his 'state of body? or the beating of drums which sounded his deradation, con- ducive to the composing a mind enfeebled by disease, racked by a sense of shame and the prospect of misery, and stung by the reflection that his punishment was ILLEGAL ! If 'then, he was previously ill, what was more likely than all this to hasten Sudds to his grave ? And that it did not produce that effect, not all the contradi...
DOMESTIC INTELLIGENCE. COLONIAL SECRETARY, AND ELIZABETH BAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor — 3 February 1829
DOMESTIC: I-NTELLIGENCE., COLONIAL SECRETARY,, AND ELIZABETH BAY. The trifle of ONE IIUDRED .OU-NDS sterling (we know it, upqn unquestionable authority,) do the proprietors demand for' one single acre of that piece of swamp, making one side of a diagonal betwixt the road leading towards the Southl-head,land that romantic spot called Elizabeth Bay, now the estate of the Honorable Alex ander M'Leay, Esquire, (Colonial Secretary, a member of the respective Councils, Honorary Patron of various saintly and scientific 'societies here and elsewhere, F. R. S. E. and L.; and something else we forget what; .but .the same Honourable Gentlemen will pray; -pardon our memory.) "One hundred pound sterlings for an acre of sw'amp ? (! ! !)'These acres of swamp, of "which the acre aforesaid numbers one, adjoin Elizabeth Bay; but that-is not all swamp. " Interpersed with a massof rocks, romantically towering here and' there, Elizabeth Bay has fertile iatches--woods andlmeadows,*and, what is better sti...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor — 3 February 1829
TRKEARIS FOR COMMISSARIAT SPURS. 1 A Y. peredn possessed of 'tan odd spur, seven and , At.Slf inches in length, from the heel to the rowel will receive one day's full pay, that is, seven and six pence, from a Qlerk ~who.broke his spur on the met senger's shin. - The jgpgers must not h.e lss than one inch i .leqgth, and the spur mlade?f polished steeL. As the Advertisertnay' be called, upon to visit sQ out staticn,. then borses.cami:ot .by procurcd, lre anxiois 't have two asp rs,L thletthe black tribes , .his digaity; and: requests that immediate appli tion may, be made. to.i Mr. )~ nnor, ?lias Spratt, at uip-stait'TrVern.
(Continued from our last, page 1,174.) ADVICE TO THE OFFICERS OF THE BRITISH ARMY. CHAPTER II. To Aid de-Camps of General Officers. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor — 3 February 1829
tGui..uued ionr our oisit, p jwe 1,174) ADVICE` TO TH olTICEstS oF xi fiSll~ Ii S CHAF'I". R'1. Jo .4id dr. .'t pC /"G'ttnrtOj~rº'. Au' Alid ie-C:anp is to 1)6 ' :.~tei a!, whai" A 4 curt teas to l u1 .lijeL1, .41(1 P '%% hit I c ,f arl.a J.t - tile hll. It i6. U a loft thit verv 17W e";,u ( I till W (1r= dit, ..zid req tires pat tt" stud edue.1alion. io ewxe: cueit- tu~ i:j a with ;spriNre~y. .. N ltibtlea Ie nilL I do toot Latin i hat )ta zdao.:d putzzle % ut l)1dIa with iniihi."uuttks, otr sp(il .o·tn eyea with 1orili over Greek ºijid ai ja. ?,or 6 it iatecetbaiyou 51m011(d utlcrst!itid ai.ilitary Illeiul& % lres, or evev, the aurtiiu~i exerciser. ]t is thie i raices 1 ou0 uuusit 1eticrtI, 1y na','.in, oftit' iir..iiF priest, a dansi ig.; liaustvr. Leaarn1 to utitakre a atlOu biot ; thit is thee;, grand es.ealtidi ; the ui.lxt is I.º" (curve anud hold;'; the Iouat ; cIl if % pi1 .,spire to 91eat emineaarc, get a few Fr. iwli ;ld (iii '11,usu phrases by rote:.-; in d u ce ...
THE MONITOR. TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 1829 FORTY-FIRST ANNIVERSARY OF THE COLONY. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor — 3 February 1829
THE MONITOR.' ' . TUESDAY", FEBRUARY 3,.1829 FORT.Y-FIRST ANNI VERSARY OF : " THE. COLONY. ,'il s' auspicious y,. (that should lhave been at least) arrived anddlasseda~ay on londay Iast,with S:dilhess surpassing all previous pulil ciolidavs. Such is the gloom'rinduced bythp seasons; height ened by. :.,th. menurs., of Govjqrnment. This Govern inent .'eeobrated it :in. its faslipn, by the dischai"*ge at ,DiWea's BIattery of ia certain num. her of twenty-four pounders, at one oclock in, the afternoon. His Excellency ho'vever give no other 'public demonstration that we are aware,? of any: special delight on his, paint, in the intal day' of the Cojnitry ovei: which' the IKing, the. real failher of his people at home anid in the Co. onics, has been plea: ed to cnnstituie 1i4p.his ,Re.' presentative and Vic.rgerent. IT:. hTas been. .cttomary ever since. Governor Macquarie administered the government of this Goldny, for the Colon'sts to as emble together and dme in some public room. Two yea...
SYDNEY MARKET [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor — 3 February 1829
, YDNEY.? MAR ETE?:.', .,. Avernge price of WhealtS,. Od.--Mize 1ts. Od.-,Ba-' ley'4 6dtl.-Oats- Os.'.0d.-Fine Flour 23s. Stg. p.e! cwt.--Seconds 20s. Stg. --Potatoes 28s. to.20b. Butter Is. G6d,, to 2s. 6d.,- Eggs 3:s.-Onions 3d.-=. Cheese Is. 3d. to Is. 9d'-Breaid G6d. to 6d.-Fraltf dear.-Fowls 6s. to 7s. pi:r couple-Dicks 8a. £t9 10s. per couple-Geeset' IC.0 each--Turkies 12k each. No. 81 George Strict ,.Sydney NZNo South EDITED, PRINTED, AND PUBI7JBI3e D, *.IY THE PROPIIETUP, EDWA'RD 6MITH'HALL'...'
DIARY. MEMORANDUM FOR THE ENSUING WEEK. VARIATIONS OF THERMOMETER, &c. &c. TAKEN AT 7 IN THE MORNING, 12 AT NOON, AND 5 IN THE EVENING RESPECTIVELY. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor — 3 February 1829
r EIARY. bafM0otANDUfI FpR THE ENSUING WEEK. tValA?ldI" 'OFi OTEuMOMETaR, &C. '&C. TAKEN .AT 7 ,:iN TilM MORNING,' 12 ,AT .NOON, AND 5 SIN TIlE EVENING RESPECTIVELY. I iigh Water 4l in. p," Morn.-8 at night. S Suni rises 12 m. p..5.-Sets 48 m. p. 6. High Water, i,5 m..p. 8 Morn. New Moon, 6 mn. . noon. . ,i'. I- High Water, 30 min. . 8 Morn.-54 m. p. 8 Agatha. . Highli Water, 10 in theMorn.-20 m. p. 10 .?u?Hi li Hh Water, 35 m.in p. .10 Morn.-48 m- p. Si. J 1ONt. . ? 1 5th. Sunday after Ephihany. di 0 a High Water 1'im. p. 11 mor..-27 in. p. 11 . ( N . ight. 2 [' I Wliih. Water 45 m. p., 1 Morn. SrugA Y I A....... 70 86 74 E.M. .Fa r. Sun., ,,;,...,. 16 70b!Do.'. 7o. MONDAov ......... 6517 741S. E. Clouidy Tv sD ........ 6 19 70 Do. Fair WtEDNqbSDAY..'170 691 Do. lDo. TIIURpAY .'......718670 N. E. Cloudw FRIDAYV,.......... 73 8170 Do. Fair.
Shipping Intelligence. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor — 3 February 1829
u,ippiu.r) t *intuigecfte. Arrivats--On Friday the "-Widterloo from'Port Dil. rymple, 26th Jan. *Cargo wheat and wool.,. O Tuesday the Caroline from New Zealand, 8th Jinm Cargo seal skins flax. On Friday, the Lord Robdseir from Launceston, 25th Jan. Cargo seal skins &c. ?0 Saturrdit"-the Pockligton'from the Sperm-flshe~y 21st Oct 1827. Cargo 200 tons of Sperm:Oil. On Moni. day the 4,iberty. from Newcastle 31t ultimo. Cargo Coals. - Departures--On'the 25th the Iudiatry, for Otah i.ej. Sarue dqy. the' eoronat 'fot Port Dalrypmple. .On tr 28th the ifaqrne; for London. On @ehe 31 t the dAI4. for Hdbart Town. This, day the Royal George for. Botinbay. Sine day Bdrneo for Batavia. And the AdA' miran l Gifford,. for New. Zealand. Projected ,apartures.-This day the Zlord Liverpool Newcastle. On Weduesday the Isabella for -Port Macquarie, and Norfolk Island.- On 'Thursday Brift tannia for London,' and the" Governor Phi(ip :fOr Moreton Bay on the 5th Inst. . -
SELECT POETRY. ON THE STRENGTH OF GREAT BRITAIN. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor — 3 February 1829
-SELECC £kPOETRY1 . -ON THE STRENGTH OF. GREAT BRITAIN. Island of bliss ! amid the subject seas T hat thunder round thy rdde"y coast, set up SAt once- the Wonder, terror, and delight Of distantbnations, whose remotest shores Can soon be shaken by thy naval arm ; Not to b3 shook thyse:f, but all assaults Baffling, as thy hoar cliff ,the loud sea wave 0 Thou! by whose ,dlmighty nod, the scale' Of empires rises, or alternate falls ! Send forth thy saving virt sea round thal smd in bright patrole ! white Peace, and sociad Love ; -*rhe 'tender-looking Charity, intent On gentle deeds, and shedding tents tl;r ' smiles , Undaunted Truth, and Dignity of mind ; Crgrage composed, and keen; sound Temperance, Healthful in heart and look; clear Chastity; "Wiith blushes reddening as she moves aleng, Disorder'd at the deep regard she draws; Rough Industry: Activity untired With copious life inform'd, and all awake; Whilp in the radilit front, superior shines The first pat:rnal virtue, Public Zeal ;...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor — 3 February 1829
: We ,? g to Inrorm our Su4scriberI both in town, an country , they must cotiider the 'li very of their ,, Ws papers by us o the Post-nmater in Sydray as regards our friends uip the country, and to our news-carrier as re7iards otur fliens in Towtn, a valid. delivery tv iher in law respectipely ; the same as if put l "i eto their own hands. Subscribers who do not receice their papers regularly, are reguea ted to complain to 'si by letter ; (post paid) and, as far as we can, we wilt ;fvmein ly the evil. put we will not be answergble for thk .eetivery. of our Journal. in ,a more eJectual man ner thn.n thus set forth. This is the condition an "* oa.?bho t sell our 'Journal,; and of which' ,we . ereby request all our Subscribers to take notice. h; e publie are cautionedl? to pay no money, nor make anY 'sedter ent o'on account of the .Proprietor of thsi" :Jdurn~Cl,"uithout demarding a Pi~ATED receipts signed' by 'himtn his own proper h4nd writing..: Mo. l ey' paid on h?q eccount without ....
TO THE EDITOR OF THE SYDNEY MONITOR, [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor — 3 February 1829
'To the Editor of THE SYDNEY MONITOR ? &nbsp; Being desirous of, purchasing a piece of ground, with a hut upon it, I urge the proprietor, a starving old soldier, to apply for a lease - and His Excellency granted the request forthwith, endorsing on the memorial, to make out a lease for the Veteran. The ground was measured accordingly, and his name registered, but neither lease nor memorandum of the Register can be obtained, though nine months have elapsed since the application was made, and the pro- mise obtained. &nbsp; &nbsp; The delay proves fatal to the ole man, and a loss to .the publioc' the f?ormer requires the -price of his premises tq. procure him food and raiment; and as the old hut is ,'not in sugi4ient repair to shield him from the weather, he has to deprive himself of part of his scanty pension of 6d. per day, to pay for a lodging. The old soldier goes to the Surveyor's Office, and thence to the Colonial Secretary's once a week, and, being always ...
COBBETT'S LETTER TO HIS GRACE OF WELLINGTON. (Continued from our last page, 1476.) [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor — 3 February 1829
COBBETT'S LETTER TO HIS GRACE OF WELLINGTON. (Continued from our last page, 1476.) The writer, whom I have quoted above find he is &nbsp; &nbsp; by no means a naular in his views) thinks or at least says "let worst come to worst, we have only to &nbsp; &nbsp; "apply a sponge, as other European powerss have done &nbsp; &nbsp; "' before us' This is a great falacy and European &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; power has ever had a debt of a thousandth part of &nbsp; the amount. There never has been a debt that bore &nbsp; any resemblance to this, either in its amount, or its distribution, or its character. Here the inhabidents form &nbsp; a much more numerous body of persons than that of &nbsp; the owners of the houses and land: their aggregated ther employ a great numlmer of plrsaIus : so tilta to tbrLeak them nlp,? would br to beah up society il?s;' land this. let'it be obs.rve.l, in the , rid*...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor — 3 February 1829
yors; and, after, so doingf t he l atter have left, "'them in, the of L Bank dishonoured; in order (no dobt ~tgo/recep their money IN THIEIR OWVN PRO ruin, nevortheles i *overald rise as ed, whose bills : have:: been. lying,. over:-dua;, at ' the oll +Bank Srome months, anbu who. arthe saeitherd'Directorsi alndt rrnitit. ; tbey i pers ofor Cash.keee wiore, or lhess in. alew DanL-k; .have had. numbqrs of their ,ot/her hills= tiillipng. +due. in .the newo Bank.,. all of ,whole tlowing he bills of def paid; ; while theirn, over-due And so long as. this' system is acted,, uppu,.th~ Bank 'of ieour'se-we suy of cou~rse--cannot rear its hes that Bak, legree of improvth.wintch, they is true, has been, attempted; just enough rtot'al m- n.e-inther Proprietors nor Cash.k~eepers,. but': whelieve;h,:on the Dirctur ary, they have dsensible ofh ?edgto. ruin, continues, trough their idty, and that they aruse also a littlseverer word) :f ais board of the Directorslemma Sintook ich that. ignon mineu ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor — 3 February 1829
0. 4. . 1"F this W1,rk; will azpe tr in ia few das ; 11ait s it OS N' ..let'V - le firsit Vo'iie, it is tint.nd, d to ha. e an indrex and title-pa±,e alynexed. Th?)?e who wih to thave the four ptalltberl tniup4letlt, tre rerlitisrted to utake earls Iljlie':atitn. otr inome will be left. N.J . An Al::aiiraltck for 1829, will be ttfi lied wvi 'cart c,.harg'e. r-1tIH }i or four hliui:lrt'.d hteaCl of fine .MICi ! AT I' LE for sale, now gra sZiig t1on ,lt' of th: liitne- r'uns ill the CountIty. A tllrm of ` (X.) arcres t:, b[. let along witi theal, 4if V anted) on which are erected a small Co nage, y: rds, paddu: hs, &I' ; t) geather with i t.eatr, rc; t, Ilt.1ltgh, &c. Terns--Ntes ,.el etndors,.d and carrying intle eats at 6, 1?I, and I's months. A '~ 1 '. v 't'?' ,10 ' tor Il ,.*m a Fair at l'Ltterson s Plains, but beintr unable to aeco:tltlitsh the formalities ess-rri tial therero, haLve deteriii :ed to' hold a general sale for the (ispoal of stock, the purchase of ne...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor — 3 February 1829
-i i · FIlill .famousi 1-1 e will stand for'the . iN a .ail on =lie premise of the Proprietor Mr.: :Anulretw Naar, Parrarnatta.'-T cink:; :'free (Guineis St... g rolhlfage 'included payable on the I 't day of next year 'i'This bhorse, is . limjied to Iii'y M:ires",' therefore early ypJiihadion mu-t be made. No Coiin mrenr imt i e qncteevcd need he masie ufoio :J JI TIIS...-(N.. B. lie is sure.. But in ease of nnissin.",. u'&ibing will' he eharged-next sa8son, Dlr.- N: ;ilhs object being to. ierpietuate his rarce ) h. tU ; dA¼, I 3 · 'I' M 'Lqtacarie Plains liathtzrs'.--At £4t: 10l 3,. SterIin,, Groomii's fee inc!lude d. All `Xjiesiies to be,,paiCn before the 1"5th Janu&,rt £V9'' ''the Ihorse w\ll .he limited to. 4U mAtres. blak t' NG-GUN hordebl. k'ha .3 yegirs old, got by,," Steel trap' out of kn Back " Susan' by ":Old' ilee. S}." S).rin.g-(Gua won the. Produce Siakes at the cast "Svcltiv f Meeting,. beatirl&' the rizc colt Llenne'o';g :cud' two others. Slie...
TO ADELPHOS—"sub umbra." [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor — 3 February 1829
To A DELPHSOe-" ' U6i umbra." SIR, As' I glanced eover your latin quotation fronm Magna Charts, I:exclairied, ' here coues a 'pedant from nhe shade, mantled, as usual, with self-Iilnpor tince, as ready to deceive the pubile with sopiistry,. as he is to.look upon himself as a learned mun"!. Having sued for mrrcy i?p thy, terrrin.tion of youtr first iaragraphr',l' "conclude th'it you have felt the lash of "' dijitical ccnsure, "and ,now ýiteari the stingm of the Scorpioib aniithe shafts of the .drcher, a second time.*, After' promisin'i' mnre than you hare attempted'to, perform, in palnting' out.the qualifications of a'Juror, y6u god on to state, " We have dow had considerable experience of the Jury system, in the .Quarter Sussi.ms Court ; and it has become ,bviotus,;and that to the Warmest advo cates of its introduction, that it has totally failed ; nor can any man shut his eyes to the 'fact, that thiis failure- has been' attributable to.the'. too general ad mission, of all claimants...
PRIVATE SUDDS LATE OF THE 57TH. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor — 3 February 1829
PRIVATE SU9D S LATE OF. THE 57TH. (TiE strictures in The Australan. of Tues-, day lDit. 'were unusually acute and )awyer like. We cannot help, the .subject being so melancholy and important, making the following extracts. 'ED ) " ApMITTIr4G however, "that Suilds was pre viously suffering unlder a complaint sufficient to occasion :deathWfias an extraordinary pun ishment-was an Iron. collar, with projecting spikes, calculated'to improvte his health? Vasa time of illness tie proper period to select for passiun a uan through the ordeal of pain and ignominy ? ' Was a burning sun likely'to bene fit his state of body.? or the beating of drums which sounded . his degradation., con. ducive to the composing a mind enfeebled by disease, racked .by: a sense of.shame and "the prospect .of misery, and stung by the reflection that his punishment. was ILLEEGAL ! If .then, he was previously ill, :vhat was more likely than all this to hasten Sudds to his gravet And that it did' not produce that effec...
INCREASING DISTRESS OF THE COUNTRY, AND COMING OF "LATE PANIC." [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor — 3 February 1829
INCREASING DISTRESS OF THE COUNTRY, i AND COMING OF " IATE PAN:IC." ONE ,of our Contemporaries has, very pro-. perly, discussed the preignt state' of trade, and of the money market in Sydney., As a natural ,and ready mode of pursuing the same endm, but by a route somewhat different, we shall now. quote the opinions of our brother'.Editbr, and make some remarks thereon. " Every body is offering to sell-nobody offers to buy. Hoquses-ships-investments-grants-z.ensa .Allotments -farms-houses-cattle-Fheep-pigs, &c &c. &c. &c. &c. &c. are proclaimed for sale-pro claimed by the pi inter-proclaimed by the auctioneer -proclaimed by the bellman ; but the proclamation is, not heeded : the ltrgest letters of the printer-the loudlebs'otiqtiorlA of- the'auction-roomi -the most melo dious chimes of the ringer, are alike inefrective ion the difficult art of persuasion. Cattle at 21. a head, a.nd sheep at three dollars,'and other things at A Iropo#ion ...