Sydney Commercial Journal And Advertiser in Sydney, New-South-Wales
1 Apr 1840

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1 Apr 1840

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Sydney Commercial Journal and Advertiser (Newspaper) - April 1, 1840, Sydney, New South Wales Important to advertisers. The proprietor of this journal begs to. Apprise the Public and More particularly advertisers whose object it is to give extensive publicity to their various pursuits or affairs in business cd that their purpose and wishes will be most satisfactorily obtained by advertising in the columns of the " commercial journal there being 2s90 copies printed weedy and duly circulated t Wice a week every wednesday and saturday mornings throughout Syd Ney and by Post to every part of this and the neighbouring colonies free of postage. All favors will be thankfully received and punctually attended to at the office no.7, colonnade Bridge Street Sydney where e Veri description of printing or 3e5 neatly Ere Cutrer at very moderate prices. Ten Tang & Leitge abut in toe first style. All letters must be Post paid. The proprietor begs respectfully to state hat no resignation can be attended to unless accompanied by the payment of All arrears up to the expiration of the current Quarter. Our advertising friends Are particularly re Quested to Forward their favors before 7 o clock on the evening before publication As after that hour it will be impossible to receive them. Notice. A any person known to have Pur chased the commercial journal from any of the deliverers will be prosecuted for so doing knowing it to have been embezzled. Notice. The undermentioned persons Are appointed country agents for this journal and Are the Only parties authorised to receive Money on account of the same by giving a printed receipt on yellow paper bearing the written signature of Wiiliam Jones a or. Hugh Taylor Parramatta or. Robert Oram Maitland or. Horan Windsor or. Thomas k be Nan. Bathurst or. Charles Gray port Macquarie. Or. Coulson. Wollongong. Government forms. Ever description of government forms constantly on Sale at the print. My office of William Jones 7, colonnade Bridge Street also seamen s articles indentures Law forms a. For 7 he Trade supplied on Liberal terms. For London i. Rishe Well known first class x barque Samuel Winter Charles Robertson Comman Der 450 tons Burthen having her dead weight on Board and the greater part of her Wool engaged will meet with Quick dispatch. This ves Sel has excellent accommodation for passengers. Apply to Willis Sandeman & co. Darling Harbour feb. 17, 1840. \ for London direct a j _ the ship Argyle. Positively sail on the. 1st 3 of april has Only one Cabin vacant. Early application is necessary to be made to Cap Tain Gatenby on Board or to Hughes & Hosking. March 25th ,.1840. The committee appointed to carry into effect the objects of the transportation and assignment petition adopted at the Public meeting on the 8th instant at the " mechanics school of arts inform the pub Lic that the petition is now lying for Signa Tures at All the Banks and request that All those who concur with its prayer will affix their signatures to it at Onoe in order that it May be transmitted for presentation to parliament with the least possible delay. The committee also beg to apprise the Public that subscription lists for the purpose of defraying the expenses attendant on the above petition Here and in the Mother country which it is supposed will amount to about �200, Are lying at the Banks where subscriptions will be received. 9th february 1839. Ready made clothing a suit of clothes of the very Best a. Wool dyed West of England cloth Black Blue or any other Colour Cut and made in the most fashionable elegant and substantial manner for �6 16s Bush clothing an immense variety of stuffs and patterns tweeds Gam Broons fancy drills a. Also Oil skin Riding suit with Caps and gaiters Complete. Address h. Hayes tailor and Draper 72, George Street 8 doors below the Royal hotel v notice to our subscribers and the Public. In consequence of the very High Price of paper and the great Advance in the wages of workmen required in the production of this journal the proprietor is compelled to announce that after this Quarter ending March 28th, the Price will be advanced is. Per Quarter and will then he 6s. Per Quarter in Sydney. 7s. Per Quarter in the country i the proprietor regrets the necessity of this Small Advance and trusts a discerning Public will see from the above Well known and authentic reasons the necessity of the alteration particularly when it will still be after the Advance the cheapest news paper by Par in Sydney. New subscribers names will be thank fully received at the printing office Bridge Street and All orders advertise ments communications &c., sent by Post Are expected to he Post paid. In consequence of the very great number printed and circulated of this journal advertisers will find it much to their advantage to advertise in its columns. Subscribers wishing to decline will please give notice on or before the 31st instant. No order to discontinue can be attended to without the payment of All arrears up to the. End of the. Current Quarter. All letters to be postpaid or they will not be received. Twenty pounds Reward. Whereas the stations at Denton Holme near Bathurst were attacked by Bush rangers on the night of the 12 the instant and the messes t. And j. H. Webster wounded the above Reward will be Given on the conviction of either or the whole of the Bushranger who were concerned in the above outrage a. Saunders. Feb. 18, 1840. Three thousand sheets to be sold by private contract eight to nine Hundred Superior Maiden ewes eight to nine Hundred ewes from two and a half to three and a Liaf years old to be Deli Vered at the Peel. Great pains have been taken in the bleed of the above sleep having been culled every six months Lor the last five years Aud warranted free from disease. Also a flock of about three Hundred Well bred. Ewes from two to four years old with lambs by their sides four months old by Merino rams and two Hundred Maiden ewes about twelve months old All free from disease and running within ten Miles of Maitland. Also a flock of two Hundred ewes mixed Ages with about one Hundred and sixty lambs by sides of a Good Quality and free from disease. And five Hundred fat Wethers. For particulars apply to t. Vawser auctioneer Maitland. Public notice the subscribers and patrons of this journal Are respectfully informed that or. William Butler is no longer authorised to col Lect monies or to transact any business for this office. The. Collector duly authorised for. That purpose is or. P. U. Walker who will give printed receipts on yellow paper signed by the proprietor William Jones none others being genuine. Commercial journal office 1 March 11, 1840. \ Scottt Jonil. The undersigned have for Sale one thousand two Hundred and fifty packages of this very excellent Tea. As this is the first importation of the genuine Pekoe Flavoured Souchon usually retailed in England at 8s. Per pounds the undersigned recommend private families to Purchase a Liberal Supply and by Way of inducement they offer it at the same Price As the common Hyson skin. S. Peek & co., George and Queen streets. To cattle Dealership masters Mer chants dealers and others including those of new zealand port Phillip South Australia a. J. T. Hughes Esq. Has on Sale the finest bred Dur Hamand Devon cattle working Bullocks &c., &c., selected by one of the most experience hands that Ever arrived in this Colony which May be had at the shortest notice from the proprietor Albion House Elizabeth Street. January 29, 1840. Wanted a y a Young Man a situation As storekeeper the country would be preferred the applicant has had three years experience in the Colony reference As to Charae Tei arid liability letters addressed to p. D. Richmond will be immediately attended to. Notice. & a a the premises formerly occupied by a a Hyland & co., no. 85, lower George Street this morning and Are ready to Supply the Public with. Prime beef and Mut ton at 3d per la. By the joint. Sydney March 28, 1840.wjk 7 to merchants captains shipowners and others. The undersigned begs to inform captains of vessels that he has purchased the Hull of the barque Macclesfield where he intends carrying on Bis business As a ship Joiner and trusts from the general Satis faction he has Given that he will still be favored with their orders which he flatters himself lie can execute in the neatest and most expeditious manner. N. B. A parties sending cattle or proceeding to new zealand May have vessels fitted up for cattle at four Days notice. George Dent. To be disposed of the lease of a neat Brick cottage situate at Surry Hills it contains four rooms with detached Kitchen a variety of outhouses Well of water Side Entrance and other conveniences with a piece of ground in front for a Garden. This presents a favourable Opportunity to any person of it hate health being near the gardens of messes. Clark Baptist Hatfield &.c., and acknowledged by the faculty to be the most healthy part of Sydney. It would also answer any person desirous of rear ing Stock rent very moderate. Apply to a a at the office of this paper. Bridge Street i n. B. Immediate Possession Given if required. J. B. Hewson my Assw Sis a begs to inform the Public generally inhabitants of the Hunter that he has made such arrangements As will enable him to Supply them with wines Brandy Gin rum Porter and ales in Wood or bottle As Welt As colonial Beer by the Hogshead of the very Best Quality and at prices the same As in Sydney freight Only excepted. Persons visiting that District for the Good of their health will find every requisite accommodation at the " Union inn on moderate terms. Good stabling and a constant Supply of Hay arid Corn for parties who May be coming or going by the steamers. N. B. Saddle horses to let at any moment. To be let for any term that May be agreed upon that Well known inn the Eagle an child situated at Hassan s Walls on the Bathurst Road the proprietor being about to proceed to his Stock station. In ther House is a substantial Stone building containing 13 rooms with bar tap room and 2 cellars out offices and 80 acres of land a great part of which is fenced into 4 paddocks and a Garden sufficiently Large to Supply the House. Possession can be taken on the 1st july next with a great part of the furniture at a fair valuation. Application to be made to the proprietor on the premises. Hassan s Walls / March 28, 1840. Y wanted five or six Mast and Block a. Kers. Also two to three apprentices apply Toj. West v Mast maker Windmill Street. Sydney. Eligible Opportunity for invest ing capital. To be sold by private contract. A. La that Roomy and commodious House a. And premises situate in Bridge Street Sydney and now. Occupied As the commercial j 9mrrtrti, printing office for which purpose or any other requiring Roomy premises they will be found Well adapted. There Are twelve rooms two Good kitchens work shop &c., and abundance of water. Also to be sold the House and premises no. Abridge Street now occupied As the australian newspaper office containing six rooms two excellent kitchens Well of water and Back Entrance to Queen Street now much �100 per an Rizui. The situation of the above premises being so Well known it is unnecessary to enter into particulars far ther than saying it is second to none in the town and the improvements about being made will indisputably make it the very Best in Sydney. According to the intended elongation Bridge Street will eventually pass in a direct line in front of the present government House. It will also be the Only leading thoroughfare from the progressing circular wharf to the principal Street George of Sydney. For further particulars apply to the proprietor William Jones on the premises. Iri the supreme court off new South Wales. Y ecclesiastical jurisdiction. I in the estate of Thomas Wood late of King Street Sydney and Parra Vinatta lamp contractor and Oil merchant deceased probate of the will of the above named or. Thomas Wood has been granted by the honorable the supreme court of new. South Wales to Edward Borton of George Street Sydney innkeeper weavers of Castlereagh Street Sydney coach maker the executors named therein. All debts due to the estate of the deceased Are required to be paid to mrs Wood in King Street who will discharge All lawful claims thereon. George Louis Poignand Proctor to the executors. ".-v. George Street Sydney. March-13, 1840. Wollongong races it these races will come off on the 7th x 8th, and 9th april 1840. Tuesday 7th april. Frist race. Wollongong purse of fifty Sove reigns two mile heats weight l or age 1 three entrances or no race. Entrance �5. Second race. Maiden plate value thirty sovereigns to be run for by two year Olds the Bona fide property of persons residing in the District of Illawarra for six months at least pre Vious to these races. Three entrances or no race. Entrance �3. Third race. A sweepstakes for untrained horses with �5 added fro the funds. Five entrances or no race. Entrance �1, wednesday 8th a Pretl. A hurdle race for Twenty sovereigns twice round the course six leaps four feet High Entrance �2. Three entrances or no race gentlemen riders. Thursday 9th april. First race. Ladies purse of Twenty five sovereigns heats once round the course three entrances or no race. Entrance �2 10s. Any Livorse that Ever won a state equal in amount to tie above to carry seven pounds extra. Second race. A purse of Twenty sovereigns for beaten horses during these races Entrance �1. Third race. A whip with �5 added from the funds to be run for by ponies not More than fourteen hands catch weights. Four entrances or Horace. Entrance �1. Sydney weights to be adopted. All horses to be entered the Day previous to running at six o clock p. Mat or. Kennedy a " governor Bourke inn Wollongong. A Post Entrance will be allowed exceeding the Entrance by one half. Jockeys to be in racing costume Hacks and ponies excepted. Intimation of any private matches must be Given before the races of the Day commence in order that arrangements As to time May be made by the stewards. All subscriptions Are requested to be paid to the treasurer at vvoil6ijgong,on or before the 1 St of april. A judge. John Osborne Esq j. j stewards. Captain Westmacott j. P. A. Osborne Esq.,1 j. P. E. Hancock Esq. Clerk if the course or. John Kennedy. Alexander Elliott treasurer and honorary Secretary. Caution. I hereby caution the Public generally that will not be. Answerable for any debts contracted in my. Name without my own written order. John South senior. Pitt Street ? March 24, 1840. \ caution. We hereby caution the Public against giving any person credit on our account without our own1 written authority. J. & g. Solomon. Albion inn Market wharf 7 March 21, 1840. V wanted by the undersigned eight men accustomed to fencing and grubbing four Bullock Dri vers four ploughman and two gardeners application to be made to or. J. Walford George Street. A. Long. Wanted immediately b y the undersigned six wheelwrights and two blacksmiths. Liberal wages will be Given and constant employment ensured to Good and steady mechanics. Samuel Baylis Wheelwright & Blacksmith. George Street South Sydney March 26, 1840. J Sil Sowull 12

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