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Law Intelligence. SUPREME COURT. MONDAY, February 24th, 1851. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 25 February 1851
Xaw Intelligence. SUPREME COURT. MONDAY, February 24th, 1851. Before Iiis Honor the Chief Justice. FRAUD. Battinson Kay, late a Wesleyan Minister, was indicted for having, on the 1st November, 3850, obtained from William Gosling Moore, a sum of money, upon the fraudulent pre- tence that certnin boxes deposited with the said William Gosling Moore, as security for the advance thereof, contained. soap and candles. ,The Solicitor-General appeared for the prosecution, and Mr. Holroyd defended the prisoner. It appeared from the evidence of the pro- secutor, that the prisoner came to him in the early part of November last, and re presentedjthat he was going to ship a quan- tity of goods, consisting of soap, - candles,, and other colonial, produce, upon which he was about to make heavy advances himself, and he inquired if prosecutor could make him an advance of ¿£300 or. ¿£400 thereon. The prosecutor, prepossessed.by the; respect- able appearance of the prisoner, and the business-like chara...
No title [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 25 February 1851
CITY COUNCIL.-The quostipn of tho missing documents caine on for ,discussion yesterday after- noon, and engrossed the whole attention of tho Council. An amendment by'¡Mr.Simpipns,. to tho effect, that no blame,wh^t^èr (a^i^inj|.'to tho reports brought up) .epulp,^A:ra^^n,îà&lt;ï to any member of the body eôrp^rï|te^>wa8( carried on di- vision by a majority of 13 to i>.^ ' '.Tho'late hour at which the business of the^ Council*closed^ ' compels us to postpone our report'un tilto£hlórró\í\f INQUESTS.-With respëct1 to ithef oasesM of ac- cidental deatbs,rep6rted¡in;yesterdáyís Empire,Û\Q result of tho inquisitions was simply .as^follows : In Gilligan's case a finding of-, acofden tal * poison- ing; in tho other casp (M'Cartby)&lt;a .verdict, died by natural causes.
COASTERS INWARDS. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 25 February 1851
COASTERS INWARDS. february 24.-Lapwing,20, from Shoalhaven, with IO tona potatoes, 100 bushels maize, 21 bags oats, 18 tubs butter. Highland Lass, 23, Cooke, from'Bateman's. Bay, with 220 bushels barley, 162 bushels wheat, 2 tons bark, 2 tons potatoes, 12 hides,1 4p cheeses; 1 $' pigsj 3 kegs butter. Tamar, steamer, 130 tons, - Paine, from Morpeth, with 40 trusses hay, 67 -bags'wheat; ' 64 bag's barley, 23 .baga\'maize, 15 bags;' flour, 102 hides, 17 bags potatoes, 28 bags onions, and sundries.
ADVERTISING. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 25 February 1851
ADVERTISING. ul IN looking over the advertisements.,bf that great leviathan of the newspaper press, the London Times, there is nothing at tho first glance in all its dark anc dreary typographical èxpanso,withscarcelT, a light spot on which the eye can rest fer' relief, to attract the attention of the unin- terested reader. The only feeling which it awakens for the moment is one of mixed wonder and admiration at the immense amount of labour and skill required in the production of a single number-at the i smallness and symmetry pf the major part of the print, and the astounding fact that nearly every letter and comma of fchp millions thus imaged on the enormous I sheet, have passed one by one through human fingers, within the short space &lt;? twenty-four hours. Yet, even in the advertisements, dull, monotonous, and uninviting as they, at first sight, undoubt- edly appear, there is a rich and inex- haustible fund of intellectual amusement to be found. This species of publicity...
COASTERS OUTWARDS. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 25 February 1851
COASTERS OUTWARDS, February 24;-Santa Barbara, 13, Simpson, for Üh.é Hawkesbury River, with sundries. Echo, 22, Robinson, for Shoalhaven, with sundries. Thistle, steamer, 127,Mulhall,, for Morpeth, yfiSh sun- dries.''
INSOLVENT COURT. Monday, February 24th, 1851. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 25 February 1851
INSOLVENT COUKT. Monday. February 24th, 1851. Adjourned second meeting of Acton Sillitoo. The Insolvent was examined at considerable length by Mr, Broadhurst who appeared for some of tho creditors, and the meeting was adjourned, till to- day, at ll a.m. Adjourned certificate meeting of Charles Ap- pleton. Insolvent was examined by Mr. Gilbert Wright, who appeared for Thomas Woolley, a creditor ; the consideration of this application was adjourned till to-day; at 1 p.m.
SHIPS' MAILS CLOSING AT THE POST OFFICE. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 25 February 1851
SHIPS' MAILS CIiOSINO AT THE POST OFFICE. ¡London-Trafalgar,, this evening, at 6 o'clock. " , Salaciá, to-jnorrow evening, at 6 o'olock. "San Francisco r-. Martha, this evening, at 6 o'olock. . " Artimosia, (via Honolulu) this evening, . , ' at 6;o\5lock. iHongkong.r-Flash, tliis day, at noon..
DOMESTIC. Abstract of Auction Sales. THIS DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 25 February 1851
DOMESTIC. Abstract of Auction Sales. THIS DAY. "Mit. S.. LYONS.-At Ilia rooms, at ll o'clock, G bales Wool, H casks prime Corned Beef, 26 coils, "best tarred Wool Lashing, 25 barrels Pitch, '25 barrels. Stockholm Tar, 10 barrels Bright Varnish. MB. J. G. COHEN.-At his rooms, at ll o'clock, 79 crates Earthenware and China. MR. K. STEWART.-At the Cattle Market¿ at ll 18 well-bred Colts. MR. E. SALAMON.-At his rooms, at ll o'clock, Watches, Lathes, Silver Gold, aud Steel Spec- tacles, Jewellery, Plated Ware. MR. 0. NEWTON.-At his rooms, at ll o'clock, Tuscau aed Fancy Straw Bonnets, Drab and Brown îelt Hats; Black Silks, Satins, and . Satinnettes ; Hearth Bugs, Mats, and Carpets ; Shawls. Hats, Handkerchiefs, Na\ikeena; 5» Sackagcä Drapery Goods, and one Steam lill. -, ; MESSRS. MORT AND BROWN.--At their . rooms, at ll o'clock, Landed Estates, Paddock, and Schoolhouse; Sheep.
No title [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 25 February 1851
.^.Töfi;??*CAM HORK."-This.beautiful Al barque 'iras, qii.S^t'qrday last, purchased' by Mr. Curtis for the s-^ni;of £1,725. It, ia the.intention of ^her pifaer to, place her in the Moreton Bay trade, for -which ptace ¿he will sail in the course of the present week. Thia will be a great accommoda- tion to passengers_and; shippers of goods, as she is a quick sailer, is very roomy, and ber cabins elegantly, fitted up. Captain James Lovett, formerly of; the brig William, has been appointed ?.to the command of her.
DEPARTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 25 February 1851
DEPAETUB.ES. February 24.-Edward, 8chooner, . i 87 . tons, Captain Lewis Truscott, for, the South Sea Fisheries. February. 24. - Warlock-,, barque, 331 ton«, .Captain Pugen, for-Guam. ?.? .? February 24;-Laura, barque, 329 tons, Cap- tain Dambrill, for Liverpool. Passengers-Miss Crichton, Miss Bowes, and Mrs; Marshall.- ?> t¡
THE EMPIRE. TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 1851. THE SOCIAL MALADY. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 25 February 1851
THE EMPIRE,. ;. ,' /'-lítf W"V ^'spöctsr we '^uátraliáns : pos iô^WîMgÇ^V^vantages over our ^English ii .bTäfethrftn.;! Our skies are bluer andbrighter} ri n@fo£¡-áií;ÍB} purer and balmier ; our climate ' Mf^j|itöipr£ than liavo-ÄO- denso fogs, no weeks íá(if.¿f (dullcheaVy weather, no suicidal Novem J VbferBj^"to endure regularly. More than ' "ttHiff r'oiir social condition is not overlaid »with; the terrible evils springing from a, i redundant population and a diseased civi- lization, wo are not crushed beneath an intolerable load of taxation, and saddened by the constant presence of overflowing wretchedness and superabounding poverty. 'Q?he: Battle of Life is. not so fierce a strug- gle with; us. Compared with the working classes of any European nation, our in- dustrious .artizans are in an enviable po- sition. .Compared even with England/ wc are decidedly comfortable. Compared :withi'poor-death-stricken Ireland, ours is ' V&JÍ&I] of promise,; "flowing with milk C...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 25 February 1851
THE EMPIRE, DAILY JOURNAL OF NEWS, POLITICS, AND COMMERCE, " Is Published every Morning, at 6 o'clock. Terms of Subscription J-Seven Shillings and Six . penceper Quarter, or- Two and Sixpence per* Month, payable in advance. . Single Numbers-Threb'Halfpence. .Advertisements-Two'Shillings and Sixpence foi the first, and Ninepence ior every additional Inch, for each Insertion. OPINIONS OF THE PRESS. ifTTTE are glad to be at liberty to admire the VV tone and spirit of its. arguments." Sydney Morning Herald, Deo. 31. " Its numerous leading articles aro well and vigorously written."-Maitland Mercury, Jan. 1. " Tho original articles aro well written, and five earnest of much vigour."-> Goulburn Herald, an. 4. "We congratulate our. contemporary on the .levation of sentiment discernable throughout his remarks,"-Melbourne Argus, Jan 9. " It gives fair promise of speedily assuming a high rank among the Sydney Journals."-Port Phillip Gazette, Jan. 9. " It has a. taking air about it, remarkab...
MELTING ESTABLISHMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 26 February 1851
' MELTING ESTABLISHMENTS. tii. Bu^h'ers' 12s 6d per hundred sheep, they provid« , í% an assistant, ' , ./Coopers, £2 per week, with rations , .Wool->ö^M^V5spor week, frith rations' : Woolsorteri, ^5s ttó£2 2s per week, with rations .' Fellmongers^ 12s to;i4s per week and rations ii Tallow raèïtgr'^l'ôs to, 20B.per week, ditto. ;
LABOUR MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 26 February 1851
,JABOUR MARKET. Tho^oraah^ week ; the -¿t^W "frcw-l on«X"& £ B. MarHe^coupjes, (wíthóüt/fiÍThiíy) ' «nipper ftñmim^ to 40 0 Ài joy! Cipí^R^^ám^iyr; .¿;';v ' 30 " 35 0 wc i ?"ep$6^»7W"i-rft!^&lt;>n»;* peron'-' ;í' - '. . - ü íiura';t;,.. 22 " 24 p h ótHutkeeper8, ditto, ditto. 20 " 22 0 .-&lt;j,gênerai useful servants with rations per annum... 26 Bullock drivers, with rations per . annum. 26 " 30 0 or 12s per week Gardeners, per annum.' . . 25 " 35 0 . Cooks, 10s to 14s per week, or 1 per annum. 26 " 30 0 Bush carpenters, ditto. 30 " 35 0 Carpenters, weekly, 16s to 20s or per annum. 35 " 40 0 Blacksmiths, with rations, per . > annum ... . .... 45 " 50 0 . . Stookkeepers.23 " 26 0 Wheelwrights, 30s to 35s per _ , week without rations, or 20s. " General iaboiirers, 12s per week, with rations1. '?; . Gonerál servants, 10s to 12s perweekj [with rations'. ' wwç i \,: % . Labourers,TOs to 12s per week,' with rations] - iii . . ,Milkmen £23, to £2G per annum. »...
LIVE STOCK. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 26 February 1851
LIVE STOCK. Tho supply of fat cattle, this week, at the mar- ket has been very heavy, and large sales have been ' made to molters-good quality sold to the trade and for shipping in the early part of the week, at from 8s to 9s per 100 lbs., but owing to the heavy Fat wethers havo also.been very plentiful sales to the trade (for sheep of good.quality) were made at from 6s 3d to 6s 6d per head. . There is no alteration either in the price or demand formixed cattle. Working Bullocks are not much inquired for, good teams are worth from £7 to £8 per pair. Horse stock is most difficult of sale. Hacks sold during the week at from £4 to £12, and rough draft horses from £5 to £9 per bead. towards the end of tho week de BEAR & SON, Febpu!rXiSr i
COLONIAL PRODUCE, [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 26 February 1851
COLONIAL PRODUCE, ; This market standB ab last quotations with the exception of water melons and eggs. Thirty eight loads entered the market which met with ready sale. ? Potatoes, 8s per cwt ; old, none ; cabbages 2d each'; turnips, Hd ; carrots l¿d per bunch ; pars- ley 2d per bunch ; celery, none; green onions ls per1 dozen bunches; lettuce, ls 6d do; dried anions, 3d per lb. ; cresses, 2d per bunch ; radishes ls per dozen bunches; thyme, 2d per bunch; mint 2d per bunch ; sage 2d per bunch ; rhu bard/3d per bundle ; peas, 6d per quart ; salad ls per dozen ; asparagus 3d per bundle; French beams, none ; cucumbers, 3d each ; vegetable mar- row, 6d each. ' Oranges,-3d each; grapes, ls per lb ; apples, 6d per lb ; plums, 8d ditto ; apricots 23 per dozen ; melons lOa to ls 3d each ; green gages 6d per lb ; peaches 3d each ; water melons, from 6d to ls 6d each. ' . Turkeys 4s to 6s each ; geese 5s each ; ducks 4s 5d to 5s per couple ; fowls 4s per couple ; pigeons ls 3d ; eggs ls Gd per...
IMPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 26 February 1851
IMPORTS. February 25.-"Richard and William, brig, 163 ' tons, from Manila, 5276 bags sugar, 13 bags coffee, 178 packages ropo, 34 cases, cigars,-10 cases hats, 1 case mustard, 4 cases merchandise, 1 box pina stuff, 1 bale empty bags', 1 box choco?.» late, 2 jars biscuit, Smith, Campbell, abd Co. j - ,. jJl-'Oll}- ! .--TfMf'a ri