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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Sydney News — 17 June 1854
THE NEW MANTLE WAREHOUSE. GOOK AND COMPANY, Waterloo-place, having- completed their extensive arrange- ments for the present season, ...respectfully solicit attent'on to their super!) Stock of Mantles, which they be«; to state is unusually, attractive, compri- sing all the Parisian novelties, viz., Rich circular pure silk velvet cloaks, commencing at 45s. each. .Extremely rich ditto, lined wi til silk and quilted, 31- guineas. Rich moire antique velvet black and coloured, Talma shapes. Superbly embroidered Lyons velvet. Magnificent designs in black, glace silk, moire, moire antique, satin, and damask satin lined and quilted. Elegant black and coloured cloth mantles, velvet ornaments and trimmings. Children's cloth mantles, gig?" The New Buildings, 216, George-street. ""SICH SILKS, AND FRENCHSILK . VELVETS. COOK AND COMPANY, Waterloo Place, have the honour of informing ladies, that their Stock of Silks is very large and rich, and very low in price : Ilich, plain, and striped Glace Si...
SINGLETON. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Sydney News — 17 June 1854
SINGLETON. I. EXTRAORDINARY CIRCUMSTANCE-ROBBERY OF £24 BY A I.NATIVE CAT-CAPTURE-LYNCH LAW, AND EXECUTION OF THE CULPRIT.-Some of your readers might be aware that a few portions of our roads have beeu contracted for, for repairs, im- provements, and some alterations, and that ene of the contracts has been taken up by .lohn Wardlaw Ranu:ay, Esq. This contract takes up a considerable portion ol' the road near and passing by a part of the new Ereugh Estate,, where there is a temporary.camp for the parties employed. One of these persons named Waddell, the proprietor oí' ¡i team, having heard a rumour that a shepherd had been robbed by a bushranger, on the Maitland road, and fear- ing that the stern outlaw might also pay him a visit, thought pro- per to plant his " ready " in a hollow stump. This occurred on the 20th ultimo. A few days afterwards, about the 2nd instant, he felt anxious to know if his plant was secure, but great was his as- tonishment when he found that he was " stumped,...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Sydney News — 17 June 1854
BIRTHS. On the 11th instant, Mrs. Richard Binnie, of a son. On the 1 Oth instant, Mrs. Thomas Henry- Alcock, of a son. At Goulburn, on the 10th instant, Mrs; Frances Oakes, of a son.. On the 7th instant, at Jarara, Argyle, Mrs. Isaac Fox, of a son. On the 11th instant, the lady of Richard Swete, Esq., of Bal- main, of a daughter. * , At Bathurst, on the 10th of June instant, Mrs. Home, of a son. On the 4th instant, at Tamrookum, Logan River, Moreton Bay, , Mrs. Haly, of a daughter. On the 14th instant, the wife of Mr. Alexander M'Farline, of a son. At the Glebe, on the 14th instant, the wife of Edmund T. Blackett, Esq., of a daughter. On the 15th instant, at Woodlands, North Shore, Mrs. Broad- hurst, of a son, stillborn. MARRIAGES. On the 7th instant, at Christchurch, by the Rev. Mr. Walsh, Mr. R. Comyns, late of Dublin, to Miss Fanny Monday, late of Rochester, county of Kent, England. On the 8th instant, at his residence, Argyle Store, Goulburn, by Mr. Strelitz, reader of the Goulb...
LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. TUESDAY, JUNE 20, 1854. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Sydney News — 24 June 1854
LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL.. TUESDAY,.JUNE 20, 1854. The Speaker took the chair at half-past three o'clock. A message from the Governor-General was read. In answer to a question by Mr. Campbell, relative'to&lt; an. expe- dition in search of Leichardt, the Colonial Secretary stated that lie deemed it quite impossible that the Government should fit ont any such expedition. Mr. Holroyd asked a question relative to the case of Patrick Malbny, who was convicted at last Bathurst Assizes, but on the recommendation- of the Judges had been pardoned. The pardon, he understood, had not yet been sent in. , The Colonial Secretary explained that the delay which had oc- curred arose from circumstances of a merely formal character. The Colonial Secretary laid on the table several returns and reports, which were ordered to be printed. Dr. Douglass, in introducing his motion for the repealof the present Immigration Act, expatiated at considerable length on the importance of the subject, inveighing l...
THE BEARD AND MOUSTACHE MOVEMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Sydney News — 24 June 1854
I THE BEARD AND MOUSTACHE MOVEMENT. ENGLAND is a conservative country in more respects than one. It loves-that which is old. An old church, an old ruin,, an old tree, an old custom, all receivé popular homage. An old law, even although it be very bad and oppressive, attracts to itself a certain kind of reverence, and is never.repealed .until after long and wearisome in- vestigations. The English preserve their fashions in the same obstinate manner. They will not suffer themselves to be blown about by every breàth of caprice, even although the matter be no more serious than one of taste. Yet, as a people, we are by no means deficient in a love of novelty ; but it is only a certain kind of novelty which is successful, one which blows lightly and pleasantly, as a breeze upon the surface of society, but which is seldom able to pene- trate into the bones and marrow of the inner life. A Mrs. Hayden may set our tables turning, and turn weak heads at the same time by the mysteries of spirit...
THE LITTLE ISLAND. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Sydney News — 24 June 1854
THE LITTLE ISLAND. À fine man is the Russian Tsar His fine legs finely booted are, And with them he was boldly mar- ching into Turkey : Then fancy how he fum'd and frown'd, And threw terrific scowls around, When right across his path he found The little Island Í He.smoath'd his face as best he could, And tried at first the wheedling mood, Vowing 'twas only Turkey's good That he intended : " You won't obstruct me now you know My fair designs, but let me go On to Constantinople-" "No!" Said the little Island, His grey moustache he fiercely curl'd, Swore lie was lord of all the world, And frightful imprecations hurl'd ' Gainst such presumption : " I'll bring down straight my Cossack crew, And they shall sack and pillage you, And murder all before them-" "Pooh !" Said the little Island» The Tsar rais'd one enormous foot, Cas'd in its more enormous boot, With a kick threat'ning to salute The pigmy jester But, fix'd with sudden lear, he stood In that ridiculous attitude, Such wrath he saw...
LATER EUROPEAN INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Sydney News — 24 June 1854
LATER EUROPEAN INTELLIGENCE. By the Golden Era and the Admiral Boxer, which arrived in. Melbourne on the 13th* instant; we have news from Europe to th». 17th of March. The first division of the Baltic Fleet had sailed; under Sir Charles Napier. The remainder . of the ships were to join it in Wingoe Souud. The preparations of Russia, military and naval; were most active. Mr. Justice Talfourd, the author of Ton, died suddenly of appo plexy on. the 18th of March. At the time of the seizure, he was charging the Grand Jury at the opening of the assizes at Stafford, and died almost before he was removed from the Bench. A monster meeting in reference to the wages movement had been held at Hoghton,- in Lancashire. In the House of Commons,.oh the 13th of March, a debate took place relative to the appointment of Mr. Hunry Stonore tobe puisne judge at Melbourne, who, it seems, had been reported' against for bribery by a Committee of the House. The matter - dropped withoutany definite result.
ORIGINAL POETRY. GARIBALDI'S WIFE. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Sydney News — 24 June 1854
ORIGINAL POETRY. ' - ... I GARIBALDI'S WIFE. j In a lonely skiff a warrior sat, upon the open sea, And o'er his folded arms his head was bow'd dejectedly, And in his eye-which, when in fight of brave men he was chief, Flash'd terror on the foe-was fix'd a stern, indignant grief. , High hopes had had that warrior, and aspirations grand : . With manly mind he had brooded o'er the thraldom of his land, _ And his heart was wrung with sorrow, and his soul 'fill'd with disdain, ' And lie vow'd to Heaven and Heaven's God to break her slavish chain. . ? . ' No wonder he w?.s tristful then, that chief of heart so high ! His hopes had melted all as melt mists in the morning sky ; For might had triumph'd over right, and 'those that would be free Had their manacles re-riveted by the serfs of tyranny ; And home-bred knaves and foreign slaves had struck hi^country down, : . ' When rising in the majesty of all her old renown. * His bosom heav'd, and his despairing grief began to swell In billowy f...
YARRA-STREET GEELONG. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Sydney News — 24 June 1854
YARllA-STÍtEET GEELONG. ine illustration in the trout page is from a sketch taken in 1853 by a lady who lias had the kindness to forward it to>us. Looking down the street, the market square is seen on the left hand ; iii the distance rise the You Yang Mountains, underneath which lie'the waters of Corio Bay alive with shipping. Geelong-has lately, we \ believe, undergone considerable changes, so that, although ive' . know this sketch was faithfully drawn, we are not aware whether t is at present a truthful representation.
THE ILLUSTRATED SYDNEY NEWS. ADVANCE AUSTRALIA. SATURDAY, JUNE 24, 1854. A MATTER WHICH CONCERNS THE AUSTRALIAN PRESS. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Sydney News — 24 June 1854
SATURDAY, JUNE 24, 1854. A MATTER WHICH CONCERNS THE AUSTRALIAN PRESS. AN editorial squabble has recently taken place which is not very creditable to either ot' the two parties concerned. Regarded in itself, as a mere quarrel, this matter is wholly insignificant : amu- sing enough, indeed, to the disinterested spectator, but not worthy of a moment's serious notice. Accordingly, wejiave no objection to its being continued for our further entertainment. Mrs. Waller is about to leave Sydney" for a-.-, sh ort time, and the town will be dull during lier absence. Has the reader ever' witnessed a melo- drama in which two ferocious antagonist's ' encounter, look at each other in a sneering manner from head to foot, exchange a cut and thrust, and then, being interrupted, part¿ delivering to each otherthe scowling intimation-" We shall meet again ?. " And would not the reader have been disappointed if those savage foemen failed to " meet again ? " The dark frowns, the scowls that aré designed...
MARINE INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Sydney News — 24 June 1854
I MARINE INTELLIGENCE. ARRIVALS.-June 17.-Raven and Asa Packer, from Mornton Bay ; Royal Sovereign, from off New Zealand ; Nimroud, from London. 18.-Astoria, from Valparaiso ; Antelope, (s.) and City of Sydney, (s.), from Melbourne ; Burnett, for Wide Bay ; Moa, from Auckland ; Gazelle, from Wellington. 19.-Adriana Pe- tronella, from Liverpool ; Velox, from New Plymouth ; Zone, from Moreton Bay ; Fanny, from Wellington. 20.-London, (s.), from Melbourne; Jenny Lind, from Port Curtis; Black Dog, from Aniteam. 21.-Waterwitch, from Wellington. DEPARTURES. - June 17.-Eena, for London. 20.-Yarra Y Arra, (s.), for Melbourne. 21 .-Shamrock, (s.), for Moreton Bay. 22-Aim, (s.), for Singapore, Aurora, from Hongkong. ??
COCKATOO ISLAND. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Sydney News — 24 June 1854
COCKATOO ISLAND. By an inadvertence the key to the Plan of Cockatoo Island was omitted in our last issue; We append it here. A, the dry dock. B, engine-room and proposed shops for the repair of steam machinery. C, police barracks. D, resident en- gineer's quarters. E, superinteiidant's quarters. F, workshops. G, prisoners'barracks. H, military barracks. I, water tanks.
IMPORTANT TO ADVERTISERS. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Sydney News — 24 June 1854
IMPORTANT TO ADVERTISERS.. ¡ THE attention of advertisers is>respectfully called to the following scale of charges for-advertisements, which, it: is presumed, will be found lovver than that adopted by. any of. our contemporaries. Every advertisement is well displayed: and as the Illustrated Sydney Netos has now. a. circulation approaching to 3000 copies, . weekly, in Town and Country, and in the adjacent colonies of. Victoria, Soiith Australia, Van Diemen's Land,. and New Zealand, .it manifestly offers a very, desirable medium of. communi- cation to advertisers, j Eight lilies ?end under-per line' - - - 6d. Every additionaldine 2d. Bsi^* All advertisements to have the number of insertions marked^ , j on them, or they will be. continued.till.countermandecL. ?
THE MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Sydney News — 24 June 1854
THE MARKETS.. POULTRY. Fowls, per pair Ducks* " " Geese ,, " ' Turkeys " " Pigeons " " 4 0 to 4. 6 7 0 8 0 13 0 14 0 10. 0 20 0 19 2 0 GENERAL MARKETS. 2 0 3 6 2 6 0 7 0 7 0 9 2 9 6 ö Butter. per lb. Glenlee clo. .. Wollongong do. Cheese,colonial Bacon, ditto .. Lard. Eggs .... Boasting pigs.. . . VEGETABLES. Potatoes, cwt. Celery per doz Cabbages, per dozen... ....... Lettuces. Turnips, p. doz. bunches.... Parsnips ....... Carrots. 2 6 a 0 0 8 0 8 0 10 3 0 7 0 lß. 0 18 0 6 0 8 0' 0 10 0 0 2 6 3. 0 3 6 4 0 4 0 ' FLOUR MARKET. Bártleman. and. Bates' Prices. Fine, £35. Second, £33. Bran, 4s. 6d. Wheat,- 14s. 6d. to 15s.; a fair supply during the past week. Furlong and Kenedy's Prices. ?Fine £35. Second, £32. Wheat, 14s. Gd to 15s. Bran, 4s. öd. Barker and Co.'s Prices. Fine, £3Z. Second, £30. Bran, 4s. Wheat, Iis öd. to V3s. BISCUITS. Wilkie and Mitchell's Prices. Cabin, first, 1121bs., 41s. Pilot, 38s. ; ship, 30s. Meat biscuits, per 501b. tin, 21s. Wine ditto, per 12lb. tin, 15s. Ab...
THE BRUSH TURKEY. (Talegalla' Lathami.) [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Sydney News — 24 June 1854
THE BRUSH TURKEY. &nbsp; &nbsp; (Talegalla Lathami.) The Brush Turkey is as its name imports, an inhabitant of the dense brushes. Its general size is about equal to that of the domestic Guinea fowl. Its colour is black, its head and neck bare of fea- thers, and those of the male are provided with orange and red fleshy wattles. This bird is easily shot ; it. keepsr close in the thickets until started by the aid of a dog ; when aroused, however, it usually flies to some tree near at hand, and gazes stupidly about until it is knocked over by a shot. The. flesh is very delicate, and owing to the ease with which it may be procured, the brush turkey speedily disappears before the advance of population; they are, however, &nbsp; still numerous in some parts of the colony of New South Wales. THE BRUSH TURKEY. (Talegalla Lathami.) &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; The most remarkable feature con- nected witto the bird, is thc pecu- liar process to which it ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Sydney News — 24 June 1854
STÜHES AND WORKSHOPS, 320, Pitt-street, near King-street, Sydney. CHARLES YOUNGER, Furnishing Iron- monger, and Manufacturer oí* the improved Cooking Apparatus, Patent Mangles, and Wash- ing Machines, Ship and General House Smith. Zinc, Galvanized Iron, Copper, and Tin manu- factured in all its various branches. F. CMARET, from the celebrated Leroy of Paris, Watchmaker to the late King of the French, begs respectfully to intimate to.his friends and tke public, that he still continues to repair Chronometers, Musical and repeating Watches, duplex and levers, however minute and complicated the works may be, warranting them on delivery to keep correct time. He also wishes to call the attention of those possessed of French or Geneva watches, as during ten years, lie was in the employ ofthebest Conti- nental watchmakers. Being a practical workman, all works entrusted to him shall be repaired by himself. Marine, Mathematica], and Surveying instru- ments repaired and adjusted. .t. F. CHARET...
MISCELLANEA. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Sydney News — 24 June 1854
-. MISCELLANEA. THE TuRKTSii- SULTAN.-According, to the special'correspond- ent of the Illustrated London News, there are rumours at Constan- tinople that "the Sultan is more than half a Christian-at least, more Christian than Mahomedan. This, however," it is added, " can only be a matter of surmise or- scandal, for the proof of the fact would be fatal to his Highness's crown-perhaps to his head. A story, however, I heard from a trustworthy person, and-which I believe to be true, may be worth mentioning. Some time ago, when the mosque of St. Sophia was being repaired, under the su- perintendance of an American artist, a lai-ge quantity of the old plastering fell'from'the walls, and discovered the pictures of saints and Christian emblems which had been concealed for ages. The sultan, who happened to be present, having come to see the pro- gress of the works, remarked to the artist in French,-'You must cover oyer the whole of that ; the time is not yet arrived !'" In describing'his-ap...
BAPPOGEE AND HIS FRIEND. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Sydney News — 24 June 1854
BAPPOGEË AND HIS FRIEND. Our friend Worthington', after a residence of two years at Poona, and art indulgence in' all the" pleasures of the place, finding him- self considerably out at the elbows, and very considerably " pes- tered by duns:,"-took counsel with Sir Lionel Smith, the Divi- sional General. By Sir Lionel he was recommended to " concen- trate " his debts''-a procéss which, we may parenthetically ob- serve, seems by many men to be periodically had recourte to, with no higher object thaii that of enabling them' to start fresh scores, with the tradesmen' whom it enables them to pay off. "Concen- trate my debts"--thought Worthington-" Ä capital idea !-but how to find: the lender of the concentrative funds?-Aye, there's the rub!" After much meditating on this subject, he applied to Bappojee the Commissariat Gomashta with whom he had the honor of an acquaintance. Bappojee recommended him to Bal crustna, a clerk in the Poona Pay Office, who was known to be a money lender. And t...