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Police Office. Friday, 21st February. Before the Right Worshipful the Mayor, and James Sheen Dowling, Esq. P. M. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 22 February 1851
PoUce Offleo. Friday, 2\st February. Beforo the Right Worshipful the Mayor, and James Sheen Dowling, Esq. P. M. THE JOBBERY AT MR FAWCETT'S.-William Cook's case, remanded from yesterday for the production of evidenco in support of tho defence, terminated in the committal of the accused. Bail was allowed. DESERTION BY A PARENT.-John Leary was ordered to pay a fino of five shillings per week for the support of his wife and children. A greater degree of recklessness and want of humane consideration for his family, fortunately, has seldom been shown to exist in the bosom of a father. TnE OUTRAGES OP inn MILITARY.-Although some particulars havo already been reported in this Journal, relative to the savage attack made on Wednesday morning last, by a fparty of the eleventh Regiment, upon two civilians, one of whom (William Lawrence) Btill lies in a danger- ous state at tho Infirmary, the matter seems of such magnitude, that a suecint history of the details, as disclosed Jin evidenco, may n...
Law Intelligence. SUPREME COURT. FRIDAY. IN CHAMBERS. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 24 February 1851
Law Intelligence. SUPREME COURT. FRIDAY. IN CHAMBERS. Before His Honor the Chief Justice. THE QUEEN V. BUTTERWORTH. This prisoner had been convicted by Messrs; W. Bowman. J. Ascough, and S. Tuckerman, at Windsor, on the 1st February, of "keeping n common gaming house in the town of Windsor, in violation of the provisions of the 14th Victoria, No. 9, section 1, and sentenced to be imprisoned in Parramatta Gaol, and kept to hard labour, for a period of three '\ !i&lt; calendar months. A writ of habeas corpus1 having been granted on a previous day, thé prisoner was uovv brought up in the custody of the keeper. The return setting forth the cause of the prisoner's detention having been read and filed, Mr. Nichols, for the prisoner, made several objections to the validity of the proceedings. (As the whole matters appears in the judgment, it is not necessary to refer to them more par I tif»nliirlu hfti'fi.^ The Chief Justice took time to consider the arguments, and the prisoner was...
DEPARTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 24 February 1851
DEPARTURES.i¿ February 22.-Fanny Fisher;-barque,-239 tons, Captain Harrold, for NéirèàstlèjMn ballast, r.nh February 22.-John Calvin, barque, 510 tons,: Captain William Lacey^ibri Sann Francisco via, Honolulu. (For list of Passengers, see Clearance , in Thursday's paper.) >;f;o . . ; . February 22.-Alpha, barque, 357 tons, ;Cap-". tain Henry Edwajr^'for^Paiuuna.^ta;'Newcastle,, in ballast. February 22.-Sarah, barque, 417 tons, Capt. ?Jones, for Moulmein.
EXPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 24 February 1851
EXPORTS. February 22,-Laura, barque, 329 tons, Cap- tain Dambrill, for. Liverpool, 202 bales wool, 7 . cases wine, J. T. Armitage ; 73 bales wool, James Taylor; 19 hales wool, 2 boxes apparel, Smith, Brothers, and Co. ; 70 bales wool, Abraham Brierley ; 1 box books and apparel, Thomas J. Spence; 5. tons bones,. F.. Ebsworth; 3' bales leather, Montefiore, Graham, and Co: iMcbbx^perV-¡ sonal effects, Owen Joseph Carahpr,- 50 bales5w6ól," Jamieson, Orr, and Co. ; 47 casks-tallo^, BjSfy. Robinson; 17500 treenails, 900 spokes,tÓ(bütoh'ers'í; blocks, 111 logs,-Captain Dambrill;.2 kegsiho'ney, Charles Evans ; 2 kegs -9 jars honey, . 1 package beeswax^jGi*i «Stevenson ; 12 u bales' ,..woolj ,jLyaT}, Scott? bhd :CoV;v-.2?,cases wilie', ¡ Willis,. Merry¿ ajîd .', Cto£ff* andi ei;í;;í;,'.. , .- .... "."'^
DOMESTIC. Abstract of Auction Sales. THIS DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 24 February 1851
DOMESTIC. Abstract of Auotlon Sales. THIS DAY. MR. J. G. COHEN.-At his rooms, nt ll o'cloolc, : 15 Packages Sundries. MK.'Cr. SEYMOUR.-At tho Cattlo Market, at 12 'O'clock, Twenty Head-of Horses, Marcs, and Fillies. Mu. 0. NEWTON.-At his rooms, nt ll o'clock, FFF Gunpowder, Anchors and Chains, 87 Coils Manila Whale Lino. MESSRS. MORT AND BROWN.-At their Produce Stores, Circular Quay, at ll o'clock, 120 Balos Fleece Wool, 50 Casks Tallow, 2'Bales Sheep- skins, J 00 Salted Hides, 103 Calfskins, 30 Sealskins. Mr. QUKEVES-At his rooms, nt ll o'clock, watches, jowellery, wearing apparel, and other unredeemed pledges, pawned with Mr. J. li. Heydon.
COASTERS INWARDS. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 24 February 1851
COASTERS INWARDS. February 22.-Catherine, 26, Nicholson, from Twofold Bay, with 20 bales wool, 3 casks tallow ; Hose, steamer, 172, Harding, from Morpeth, with ?0 bags flour, 35 bags barley, 38 bags wheat, 50 bales,.1 bag wool, 5 bales skins, 62 bags bran, 20 rams, 57 trusses hay, 15 pigs, 1 keg tobaoco, 18 bags maize and sundries ; Thistle, steamer, 127, Mullhall, 172 bags wheat, 70 bags flour, 50 bags bran, 27 bags barley, 222 hides, 58 bales wool, 7 calves, 8 pigs, 30 trusses hay and sundries.
COASTERS OUTWARDS. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 24 February 1851
COASTERS OUTWARDS. February 22. - Sisters, 15, Books, for the Hawkesbury, with sundries ; Champion, 52, Bo neand, for the Clarence River, with sundries ; John, 20, Morgan, for Newcastle, in ballast; Bard's Legacy, 25, Bloxhome, for Shoalhaven, with sundries ; Bee, 12, Smith, for Kiama, with sundries ; Dove, 13, Yallock, for Shoalhaven, with sundries; Louisa, 16, Green, for Shoalhaven, in ballast. 23.-Rose,^ steamer, 172, Harding, for Morpeth, with sundries.
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. ARRIVAL. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 24 February 1851
ARRIVAL. ^ February 23.-Eagle, steamer, 150 tons, Cap- tain Allan, from Moreton Bay, the 14th .instant,.' Passengers-Mr. Reid, Mr. Rowlands, ; Captain Vignoles, Mr. Sullivan, Master Fatorini, MrV; Lang, and 16 in the steerage. . " ?
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 24 February 1851
0';EOJÍ¿E CHISHOLM, Draper, Mercer, ü Habe? dasher, Hosier, 253, Pitt-street. G> Ç. bega to intimate $o bis customers ¿hat he has] jpade a great reduction Jnpne price, of the whpjè 'pf bis' stockof íjalzórjnes'anU;de laines. ' BalzorinoJ dressés, all wool,' '|2 yard lengths,'7s 6d, and 8s (Jd the dress! De'lalnes^veryricb styles, 7s 6d, 8s 6d, 9s 6d. /^tEOBG-E CHISHOLM has much pleasure in \3T- informing1 his patrons that' his. istook of Shawls!has been -greatly increased during the last week. . In, addition to hisr former stock,he has now. just opened a very; choice selection.of French filled shawls Algo, a lot , of . yery beautif ul real barege scarfs, lour "yards long by two yards wide, commenc- ing at fifteen shillings and sixpence each. . Baregè shawls, black, white, or^çolôured grounds, . 2^'yards !square,; lis^ed'ea^h^ v.' /G EORGE CHISHOLM: wishes to impress the VX . miinds of the .public with the fact,-that the' whole of his stock ofi printed muslin, dresses . are now re...
THE BELL PAPERS [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 24 February 1851
IT is really not too much to say, that, the Sydney journals seem marked out by Fortune /or the preservation of documents, at pre- sent curious and interesting enough, but for i coming time, altogether invaluable ; and this, because of the broad rich lights. falling from them on the twilight recesses of what may be called the social wall built round itself by the local Australian Government, and the start- ling relief in which they present thc grotesque collection of political curiosities, with which these recesses are filled.. To the historian, i and to the chrysalis of that same grub the hi*torian, we mean the historical novelist, to the politician and to the philosophical obser yerof the nature and the movements of human society, we believe " The Intercepted Corres« poudence," already published by our contem porary, The Press, and the papera we are, ourselves, about to lay before our readers, will be veins of the richest ore. We do confess that we feel proud of our humble share in...
Original Correspondence. THE HERALD ON SCIENCE AND LITERATURE. To the Editor of The Empire. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 24 February 1851
Original Correspondence. THE HERALD ON SCIENCE AND LITERATURE. To the Editor of The Empire. SIR-In the Herald of Thursday there is an. article on the want of an Astronomical Observatory in New South Wales. The writer, whoever he is, though laudably zealous in behalf of science, manifests supreme indif- ference to the claims of literature.. He is, evidently better acquainted with Herschel than with Lindley Murray, and knows more'. of the solar system than of syntax. Hisr article is as wretched a piece of composition as ever I saw in a newspaper ; and is itself a striking proof-ii proof were wanting-of the necessity of mental culture amongst us. It is by no means adapted-to employ the lan- guage in which the writer concludes the most grotesquely ungrammatical period imaginable --"to redeem us from some of that obloquy which is cast upon us by the philosophers of our mother country, where they think that all we care for is (! !) convicts, mutton, wool, and brandy 1 " Well may they thin...
THE EMPIRE. MONDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 1851. THE CHURCH OF ENGLAND AND THE COLONIES. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 24 February 1851
M O ND A Y, ' FE BR UARV-M; ¡1851. THE CHUKCH Ol? ENGL'&Ö AND ; THE COLONIES. ;' THE.South Australian Clergy appear to be afc issue with their Bishops upon somo of the points involved in the Episcopal manifesto lately promulgated from this oifcy. Some of these points are of too abstraofc a nature for unlettered laymen liko ourselves, little versed in all the nico distinctions of aoRtrovorsial,fcúeoíogy, ,,tp discuss with any profit to ourselves OR our readers, but upon two or three of them/ of a .more secular bearing, we may- ba- yard an opinion* ' > We are disposed to agree with these gentlemen, that in the course their Bishop has taken in the recent Episcopal pro- ceedings, he bas treated them neither with fairness nor courtesy. True, the " Minutes of the Proceedings of. the Me- tropolitan . and Suffragan Bishops of the Province of Australia," as they are some- what pompously designated, are merely suggestive, but every novice in such mat- ters knows that, according to ...
No title [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 24 February 1851
THE EMMA AND HEH. PASSENGERS. The line clipper brig Emma, which returned to port yesterdny, got a terrible buffeting pnttUU' thf! beads/ Arappg the passengers '|wejfe MrV Tooth, the famous Sydney brewer, , an'})'Mr^;George Allen, M, L, C" our worthy Temperance Apostle. We are informed that both these, gentlemen were extensively sur- prised at, the .-tjreatmept which : they expe- rienced fron^^atrter Neptune. t. The brewing of the. elements.: produced inthe former a fearf ùl TooíAráeüe ' (and ; ino .-wonder, for the little-JSmznai got it in her,teeth); and it gave the latter so thorough a, sickening of water, that Ule déclares to his Teetotal friends, if ever 'they catch him at iseaiagain it will be a rum 'affair. ,; . ""A;Hü»i!BLiB'''Qpixo*B,«f¿A person of the name of Davis; whtf'seéms tb be impressed with a profound'belief' that his mission is to put down the followers of John Wroe, attends the preaching of these eccentric individuals, every Sabbath afternoon, on the Race Course. I...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 24 February 1851
THE EMPIRE, DAILY JOURNAL OF NEWS, POLITICS, , AND COMMERCE, . Ii PUblithed every Morning, at 6 o'bloek. Termir'of Subscription :--Seven Shillingsiand Six Since per Quarter,. or Two and Sixpence per onth, payable in advance. Single Numbera-Three Halfpence. . Advertisements-Two Shillings and Sixpence toi the first, and Ninepence for every additional . Inch, for each Insertion. OPINIONS OF THE PRESS. ' &lt;e\Jifïï are fftad t° be afc liberty to admire the . . VV tone and spirit of its arguments." Sydney Morning Herald, Deo! 31. " Its numerous leading articles are well and rigorously written."-Maitland Mercury, Jan. 1. " The original articles are well written, and sive earnest of much vigour."-Goulburn Herald, Jan. 4. «We congratulate our contemporary on the elevation of sentiment discernable throughout his remarks."-Melbourne Argus, Jan 9. "'It gives fair promise of speedily assuming a high 'rank among thé Sydney Jonrnals."-Port Phillip> Gazette, Jan. 9. ' " It has a taking...
No title [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 24 February 1851
The Emma, Captain Pookleyj-has returned to port.' She left here for Hobart Town on the 10th instant. Oil the Sunday evening, about 8 o'clock, «he experienced a very heavy gale of wind from the southward, when off Wollongong, which con- tinued all the night, ship under double-reefed topsails and courses. The gale considerably abated during the following day, wind still southerly. On Thursday Bhe was off the Pigeon House;-the gale came on with redoubled fury after 12 o'clock ; close-reefed the main topsail, reefed trysail, and hove the ship to ; weather still continuing bad. On Saturday morning, a heavy head Bea ; ship pitching heavily, in one of which she carried away her flying jibboom and foro-top gallaut mast. She then drifted to tho north-east, after being some time in a state of uncertainty as ; to position .(being unable to get an observa- tion), she made Botany heads, and then returned. ttounort to repair damages.,. The ship behaved -nobly throughout the¡, gales,_.. riding ver...
Police Office. Saturday, 22nd February. Before the Right Worshipful the Mayor, and Alderman Egan, J.P. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 24 February 1851
Polisa OSBoo. Saturday, 22«cf .February. Before the Bight Worshipful the Mayor, and Alderman Egan, J.P. HORSE STEALING.-Henry Vessey, James Clay- ton, prisoners of tho Crown, together with Messrs Goorge Priest und Thomas Baxter, were severally charged, in a most extraordinary manner, either with stealing a horse, tho property of Mr." James Macarthur, junior, or with having tho said horse in possession. The somowhat ltioarynthine course of procedure was commenced as follows. Baxter gave Vessey into custody, and subsequently Clay- ton-somebody else then gave Buster into charge, and finally a groom in M'Arthur's service banded Priest over to the Mounted Police, by whom ho wus escorted into town with all the honors. Tho. hearing of tho circumbendibus like statements and counter-statements has boon postponed to Tues- day next. SUSPICION OF INSANITY.-"DoctorsDowling and M'Lorie having recently discovered a passively remedial process for tho cure of the various forms of madness, commenced ...