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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 24 December 1839
Sales by .AuLctmion. OPT.tý', of , 't'e"V' Zorb W~tilliAtnt " rittitlCtc." 1Mr. S. Lyons Is instructed to Sell. by Auction, THIS-DAY, 24th lIst., at his-Temporary Rooms, George. street,.at, Elevon o'clock precisely, THE CARGO of the Lord jWil .L liam Bentinck, from Calcutta, consisting of-- 400 Cases of Claret 30 Dozeu Chairs; without arms 4150 Straw. Flats 50 Bottle Baskets 22 Bales of Jute 415 Coils of Jute Rope 100 Ditto Coir ditto, from 1 to'4 inih 25 Bales of Superior"Gunny Bags. AFTI-R WHICH, 700 Mats Java Sugar 15' Casks Arrack. /Terms at time of'Sale. . G679 Twenty Packages Goods, '.Ex ". HOPE." ýtr. ý, Utlion> Respectfully announces,- that lie *ill sobmit to public- coippetition,. 'HFS DAY, the 24th 'Decenrtber, at'Iis Temporary Rooms,i Geprge street, at .1t o'Clook prrci.ely, T'W'O Bales, '80Potersham- Coats -3- 'Two bales, 40 dozen 'Iieklenbary Trousers " Two cases, 240 pairs Cord Trousers One case, 100 Narrkeen Dresses One bale, 50 Pilot Costs Two balers,.0 td.zen 'Du...
LOCAL. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 24 December 1839
LOCAL. Count STRELESKI, the Naturalist, left the Australian Club on Sunday morning for Goulbourn, taking with him a covered cart, two horses, and a servant. It is his inten- tion to explore the country, south of Yass to Port Phillip. He will then proceed to Launceston, exploring the interior of Van Diemen's Land as he goes along. He ex- pects to return from Hobart Town to Syd- ney in about 4 months ; when we hope to be able to lay before our Readers some valua- ble information respecting the southern parts of the Colony. The Count will be accom- panied part of the way by Mr. James Mac- arthur. LIBERALITY,—It gives us pleasure to re- cord the liberal offer of a Scottish Gentle- man, a Presbyterian; who has offered to give the Sisters of Charity an allotment to build a convent in Parramatta; if they will send a branch of their order to New Zealand; and on their arrival in that country; he has promised to give them likewise an extensive grant of land purchased to him there. PAINTING, A...
To Correspondents. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 24 December 1839
To Correspondents. &nbsp; &nbsp; *** What are all our Country friends about ? Are the Bush rangers all dead—the Blacks all civilized or massacred—the sheep all liv- ing, and the crops all safe ? As this Journal is widely circulated in &nbsp; England, Ireland, and Scotland, and is sent regularly to several Members of Parliament, it is an eligible medium for the discussing of such Colonial Questions, as it is desirable should be well understood at home. *** All communications to be addressed to the Editor, at the Chronicle Office, 67, Pitt-street, Sydney.
Original Correspondence. Immigation. To the Editor of the Australasian Chronicle. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 24 December 1839
Immigation. To the Editor of the Australasian Chronicle. Sir,-Having, lately, by accident, seen an article in the Sydney Monitor, extracted from your Journal, giving an account of the treat- ment experienced by emigrants coming here in Mr. Marshall's ships ; and having also seen the gratuitous strictures of the Editor of the Monitor, I, after weighing the subject well, conceived it to be a duty I owed the writer of that article, as well as the public at large, to bear my testimony to what I too was an eye and an ear witness of, hoping it may also provoke others to the developement of a system so highly eulogised, yet in my opinion, and in the opinion of hundreds more, fraught with cruelty and de- gradation. In the first place then, I beg to state that I have not the most distant idea of who the writer of the article in question is, nor, secondly, had I any ' quarrel or pique' with any of the officers on board ; nor, thirdly, do I look at things with a 'jaundiced eye ;' nor, fourthly...
The Chronicle. Sydney: TUESDAY, DECEMBER 24, 1839. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 24 December 1839
Sydney : TUESDAY, DECEMBER 24, 1839. THE importation of labourers into New South Wales upon an extensive scale seems to be generally considered as the measure of all others most con- ducive to the prosperity of the colony. We doubt much the wisdom of this wholesale transportation system ; but as it seems to be a measure already settled and agreed upon, it becomes the duty of every friend of humanity, and more particularly of those, who are at the helm of affairs, to see that this scheme, of enriching the already wealthy portion of the colonists, be conducted upon humane and philan- throphic principles. It may, or may not, be important to the bulk of the people of this country, that its immense waste lands should be made productive at the public ex- pense, for the benefit of the possessors, without any equivalent. But if this must, and ought to be, the utmost care should also be taken that the Im- migrants are humanely dealt with during their long and perilous voyage. It is the duty ...
Miscellanea. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 24 December 1839
" I lscellanea. [NCREASE ow CATrHOLICS.-At a meeting of fte ShefEeld Wesleyan Distriot School Society, held in Carvert.street chapel on Wednesday week, l1r. Cooker, of Hathersage, stated that " the village in which he resided contained abont 1,000 inhabitants, oomprising in almost equal numbers, Churchmen, Mlethodists, and Catholics-of the last-named, there were, when lie first knew tihe village, some half dozen fami lies-they were now about one.third of the population." On the 9th inTt, commenced the annual exhi. bition at tlhe Catholic colleges of St. Peter and st. Paul, at Prior Park, near Bath; During the days of the exhibition, a fag, bearing tIre episcopal arms, floated over.the Lord Bishop's Palace. The'flIg is a present vwbich.was made to his lordship by the students of botli colleges on the last auniversary feast of -the opening of tlne establishment. CATIoLIe CituRncr IN IRELAND.-E.. J. Nolan. Esq., of Logboy, in the oounty Mayo, has given a site for a chapel in the parish...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 24 December 1839
'Valuable :E ntire Eorses, " anbte, rarniage, anb IZDraugjt ilorses, aItb Thoollb larcs, 4FJiica, &c. SIr. S. Lyons . BEGS:to call the public attention to hiis .~ . Sale by Auction, on! F riday. the 27th Instant, which will be held at the Paddock, . OGeorreastreet, corner of Hunter-street, at 11..o'clock' irecisely, a "large number of Horscs,. Mares, Colts, and Fillies, wlhiclh, froth quality, will entitle them to especial cltinsidcration. lThe undermentipned are all which he is Sa present eniabled to advertise, but lie is -in expectation of furtlter arrivals previous to the day of sale; . 1.. Seven Draught Horses of the Clydes-. daloebreed, comprising'roane, bay,and ches nut, front 3 years' old'to aged. S2.: Three superior Horses ofthe Cleve land' breed-olorse, black, bay, and checsnut "bioke' to& saddle and harness. 3' Six very fine Brood Mares of the Clydesdale and Cleveland Breed-broke in to saddle and harness, comprising ironsgray roan, llltck, taridbay. 4.;,T'....
Adelaide Mail. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 24 December 1839
ADELAIDE MAIL. &nbsp; We are informed that, in shipping a lot of mails for London, in the Royal George, on &nbsp; Thursday last, a mail-bag for Adelaide, con- taining letters and newspapers, was by the neg- ligence of the messenger, carried on board that ship. The error was almost immediately dis- covered by the Post office authorities, who forthwith dispatched one of their officers on board to explain the circumstances, and demand the restoration of the Adelaide mail. Instead of complying with the resasonable and important request thus made, the commander of the Royal George refused peremptorily to give up the mail, on the score of its being inconvenient so to do. There was the less excuse for such im- proper conduct on the part of the master of the vessel, as, at the time when the mistake &nbsp; was detected, and restoration demanded, the ship was laying to, on the cove of Brad- &nbsp; ley's Head, it being then calm, and the ship being unable to mak...
SELECT POETRY. THE AGES. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 24 December 1839
SELEICT 'POET0. THE AGES. A thousa~ d years-a thousand years ! So long'a time has worn away, And o'er the hardening earth appears Green pasture mix'd with rocks of gray; And there huge monsters roll and feed, Each frame a mass of sullen life; Through slimy wastes and. woods of reed - Thbey crawl, and tramp, and blend in strife. SA thousand years-a thousand years ! ' Ad o'er-the wide and grassy plain A human form the prospect cheers, " :'The iinew-sprung lord of clihla's domaip. Ilalf clad in skins,. he bdislds a cell ; 'Vhere'wife and child create a home; Hoe ooks to -leaveun with thoughts that swell,' i And owns a "Might beyondlthe dome. A?k .filwsancl? yearsa-a thousand ?years; A'nd'lo !' a' city and a,reilm; Its.weighty pile a temple rears, And isyalls ae brightnwith sword and helm. Eachs an is lost adrida drowd; .. " " :Each power iuknown ndoi bears a naiue; And laws, arid rites, aiid songs are loud, " And mnyjiads hail their rionarch's fame. A :thousaud years-a thousand years !...
Colonel Wilson. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 24 December 1839
COLONEL WILSON. An elaborate defence of this Gentleman appeared in the Colonist of Wednesday, - which in justice we should have re-publish, if it did not contain reflections upon persons whose honor is at least as valuable to them as that of the Colonel can be to his friends. The following are the charges proved against the Colonel, and said by the writer in ques- tion to be copied from a letter of the Colon- ial Secretary, addressed to Colonel Wilson, by command of His Excellency :-- &nbsp; 1st. In the case of James Batten,who was &nbsp; hired by you as a carpenter at wages below the current rate, the difference being made up to him by his pay as a constable, though he very rarely, if ever, performed any duty as such, his whole time appearing to have been occupied in working for you as a car- penter. &nbsp; 2nd. In the case of James Toomey, whose whole or principal employment at Pitt Wa- ter appears from his testimony, and that of other witnesses examined, t...
PROGRESS OF England's Fourth Conversion OPENING OF A CATHOLIC CHURCH AT EVERINGHAM. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 24 December 1839
.Englands's Fourth Conversion OPENING"OF' A CATHOLIC CHURCH " AT EVERINGHAM. .:"LAST WEEK- we noticed to our readers that this building, wbich the nu'nificebie'atid relijgions zeal of Wil ; li, a .t : i.. e|ll,.q.has, reared for ihe,.worship .of God, .would be conso -cratedý andopetied -by -a very large S-attei;ndaied of ho:'bishopsand clergy o if.$Yli?,.C.l r.l, and several .ofýthe ndlylityteaiul. gentry of the county. :,?On Tuesday and Wednesday last these rites took place, attended by ' rcumti$'tagces of splen itdour whict have i. no;t been e surfasused., if .ever: equalled, since.: the time of the reformation. Tlhe ýchurch is situated inimediatoly contigiifo"`to ,thlnma±sian.of Mr. Max well, in -liis .spacious park, 'and has been reated?printqipally for the accom mTodation :of his -neighbours and te .nantrjy" who .hold 'the. Catholic faith. The model fromni which the architec tfre o:it istaken is the Maison Dieu, sit `1 i ies,, i the soith; of France. .TIippoge eral plan , is af...
Two capacious Brick and Stone-built Dwelling Houses, Stores, &c., [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 27 December 1839
Two capacious .Brick and tohne.built Dwelling House s,'; ?dras,; Ac., Situnte near the Queen's Wharf, eaid next to thI6 Stores of A. U. Spurk, Esq., and now In the oconpation of Messrs, . . S. Deloitte A Co., and D. P. Carnegie. These Houses were built -inder the Immediate and careful inspection of the then proprietor, of the very beat matelial and workmnoship, without. any reference ! to expent.e. The Cellars, which are large, are cut out of solid rock, and are well drained. They have an extensive rontage .to George-street. with a good depth, having a large yard in the rear. The new Street, when completed will form a line with this property, and thereby give it a frontage,thereto.
Liverpool and Punch Bowl Roads. LOT 1. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 27 December 1839
Liverpool and Punch Bowl Roads, LOT I. Three Acres 3 roods and 11 perches, bring Lot No. 35 of the Brighton Estate. at the commencement of the Punch Bowl Road from the Liverpool Road, and innmediutely opposite the Estate of the late Mr Samuel Terry. LOT 2. 6 acres 0 roods 2 perches, being Lot No. 5 of the Brighton Estate (adjoining the land of Mr. Edwaad Turner) together with the buildings erected thereon, and known as the DOVE INN, facing the Liverpool Road, to which it haes a good frontage. The Dove Inn is admirably situated for the reception and accommodation of Travellers arriving from the interior, 'as the paddocks attached thereto are securely fenced in for the protection of cattle, &c. &c. LOT 3. 6 acres I rood, being Lot No. S of the said Estate, and adjoining tihe Dove Inon, fronting the Road, and bounded by Warren and Turner's Land. 12 acres I rood 30 perches, being Lot 69 of thie said estate, bounded by Sherban and Tur neo's Land, tfronting a reserved Road...
NEW TOWN. LOT 1. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 27 December 1839
NEW TO W N. LoT i. A Valuable Allotment containing upwards of Ten Acres and a halt, being a portion of Smith's Four hundred and seventy acres grant, and known as Lot No,. 23 of Mr. Campbell's property, bounded by Capt. Lister's purchase, commencingi at a newly formed road 2 rods wide, leading into the Sy9dney and Cook's River Road, and on the north-west by a Creek falling into the Cook's River, seperating the land conveyed front the Estate of the late l)r. Wardell; and on the sonut.west by A. B. Spark, Esq. LOT 2. An Allotment containing upwards or Thirteen aores and a half, being Lot No. 39 of the above named grant, situate on the Road leading fiomn Sydney to Cook's River, bounded by A. B. Spark, Esq, and in the immediate neighbotrhood of the prnperties.of, Thomas Walker, Leslie Duieuhl, John Lord. Feiron Mlatthews, Adam Wilson, E?allsir-s, amd other higbly respectable gentlemen. Lor 3. An Al'otment containiAg* 6 acres 2 roods 12 petche?s, IKirgl a pi tiin of NieIh.las Divine's gra...
Seven Hundred and Ninety Acres at Cook's River. No. 1. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 27 December 1839
Seven HIundred and Ninety Acres at Cook's River. No. 1. One Hundred Acres, immediately opposite the splendid estate of Canterbury ; bounded by Cook's River, Ci.p and Saucer Creek, and Laycock's and M Cahe's Grants. No. 2. One hundred Acres, adjoining No. 1. bounded also by Cok's River, Cup and Saucer Cleck, end Perk's Grant. No 5. One Hnndred Acres, opposite thile Canterbury Estate, and bounded by the River pud Park's Grant. No. 4. One Hundred Acres adjoining the above; bounded by the River and Tyrrell's Gra'nts. No. 5. One Hundred Acres; bounded also by the River, and Moore's and Tyrrell's Grants. No. 6. Ninety Acres ; bounded by Wonlll Creek, lMoore's, Breley's, and Hannam's Grants. N,,. 7. One Hundred Acres; bounded by Woolli Creek and Perk's Grant. No. 8. One Hundred Acres; bounded by Woolli Creek, and Perk's and Flaherty's Grants. In recon,!ntnding the last Eight Lots to the notice of the public, it may be well to remind intending purchasers of itle daily increasing value of La...
To our Subscribers. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 27 December 1839
Co our ~tuberribcr0. G" Our Friends and Subscribers are re. spectfully informed. that their accounts for the first qu-,rter, which en ed on 31st ultimo, are an course of preparation and delivery, and we should be obliged by the early payment rf the respective Amounts. 4 Our country friends and agents, on trans milling the names of Subs cribers, will be good enough to write their addresses legibly, with the name of the post town at Which they wish their papers to be left, in order to prevent a repetition of the delay or irregularity which has in some cases occurred from the want of such precaution. r Subscribers not receiving their papers re gularly, are requested to apply to their respec cire agents as abore.
Original Correspondence. To the Editor of the Australasian Chronicle. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 27 December 1839
trigtnahl (rcovoreponlrente. To the Editor of the Australasian Chronicle. Sln,-Ion the excellent leading article iin your publication of the 24tb instant, diawing a con trast between tile Governmenlt ships, anld those condtlucted under the BIonty s ystemt, you very clearly, to eny minld, shew that tile two systemms will niot bear a comparison. There is, however, a trifling eror in that article which I should wish to have corrected, and which is the cause of my present trespassing oil you. You stated that bMr. Elliot insisted on the surgeon's reading the Protestant service. This was int tihe fact. Qnie of tile rules states that divine service shall be read on boanrd, and Mr. Elliot explained that to mean the Protestant service, withllout reference to the religion of the majority of tile emaigranls, but he left tile attendance at that service entisely optional. I am sure I may expect frlo your candoura correction of this error. For thie handsotme lmaner you make menltion of my name in...
Five Hundred Acres at the Junction of the Goulburn and Hunter, [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 27 December 1839
Five Hundred Acres at the Junction of the Goulburn and Huntter, Called Virginin, but commonly known na Greig's or ilillend, commencing at the north east cornerl; and bounded on the north by a line heoring went 57 ehatis rO links, on the west by a line hearing south 70 .htlino, on the south by a line hearing enast 80 chrins, andaon thel cart by u line-bearing north 48 chains bO linlkt, to Tlinlter's River, then by that river to thIe north. east corner aforesaid. The above is well known to be one of the finest Dairy Farms In the Colony. The district Pound sthinds on this Property. Title-A Grant front the Crowna