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No title [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 26 February 1851
. . THB LEAGUE.-The Committee of the Anti-Transportation Associa tion met yester- day, afternoon, pursuant to adjournment, for ' the'purpose of proceeding with the prelimi ' nary arrangements for the carrying out of the objects of the Australasian League. Present .-the Mayor, Aldermen Bell and Johnston, : Councillor Kerr, nnd Messrs. Langlands, , Mollison, Moor, O'shannassy, Stawell, Tripp, and Westgarth. The Rev. Mr. West, one of the Tasmanian Delegates, was also present. 'The first business for transaction was tho election of a clerk and collector, which was accordingly proceeded with, and applications were rena from twenty-four. candidates. On 'proceeding to the ballot it wag found thai aine out of the eleven members present had vvbted for Mr.; R. H. MTarland, theVJonly other candidates voted for beihg^Mr; Joseph Ankors Marsden and Mr: ll. :Rendell, /who, had each a vote recorded, in his favolir." ; Mr. M'Farlaud was therefore declared duly elected. Tb»"'neting 'Honorary Secrê^ h...
EXPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 26 February 1851
EXPORTS. February 25.-Martha, U.;S. ahï6, 5,34'tonsjn Captain Lowne, for San ~Franciscoi''with Ç64 tons coals, 408. bushels barley. Original cargo from i Newcastle: 3 crates ginger b,eer: bottles, 13. Wil- kinson, jun. , .--viAudOii 'j_ February 25.-Picard, brigantinev.ilTl tons, Captain Laoy, for Melbourner-withll2,00 bogs sugar, 696 deals, 160 hag$f6ugarf^l^ca3e'snußs, 36 piecos pine, 3 cases .oigars/ and sundries, order. "Ve? ; °* :-' February 25.-Christina, brig,-lééjkdnB¡1 Cap- tain Korff, for Melbourne : ' 4 hogsheads* brandy, 400 cocoàhuts, 4 cases brab hats, 4 hogsheads; 8 quarter« casks : wine, 1 ton sugar and sundries, order.'. ???..> February 25.--Emma, brig, 139 tons, Captain Pockley, for Hobart Town, additional Clearance : 13 cases cigars, 68 paokopes rope, 5 kegs nails, 5 bales gunny hogs, 2 casks coal tar, 05 logs cedar, --"--"-~-' ' ...> ! from Shell Harbour, with 400 bushels wheat/ loo I bushels burley ;Rose, steamer, 172 ton», Harding,' from Morpeth, with 44 ...
PORT PHILIPS MELBOURNE MARKETS (From the Argus.) FEBRUARY 15TH, 1851. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 26 February 1851
v M Kt.B Ö U.R'N B MARKET S, \ ó--l£¥f&lt;wjhe -Argus.) ' FEBRUARY 15TB, 1851. -Floor . has ágaiu ri»en £2 per ton. Owing to the fluctatitig reports from the interior, no settled price can be emoted for any lengthened period. Flour at Alison and Knight's mills-Fine £17 per ton ; seconds, £15. Wheat, from 6s to 6s 6d £er bushel ; brun, from ls Gd to la Sd per do ; ¡irley, 3s per do ; maize, from 4s to 4s 9d per ditto. From Dight's Mills-Fine flour, £17 per ton ; ¿econds, £15 per do. Wheat, 6s per bushel ;» bran, ls 8d per do ; oats, from 4s to 4s 9d per do ; maize, 3s 6a per do.
No title [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 26 February 1851
The Richard and William has had a very long passage, owing principally to heavy head winds, and considerable calms. She was off Botany Heads on Thursday last ; she was caught in the then prevalent gale, and, in attempting to reef her foresail, it split ; she then drifted past the port.
COASTERS OUTWARDS. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 26 February 1851
COASTERS OUTWARDS. February 25.-Neptune, 15, Augusta, for Shell Harbour, in ballast ; Brothers, 27, M'Cauly, for Newcastle, in ballast; Henry, 15, Bridson, for Shoalhaven, in ballast, and with sundries ; Tamar, steamer, 130 tons, Paine, for Morpeth, with sun- dries: 4"carboys sulphur, J. Macmanora ; 4 cases cigars, :F.;M. Stokes; 1 case stationery, W. and F. Ford; .2 tierces piokled salmon, G. Thorne and Co. ; 5 i cases matches, Willis, Merry, and Co. .'
Before' His Honer Mr. Justice Dickinson. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 26 February 1851
Before' His Honer Mr/JuSiice' Dickinson. ¡ RAPÉ.-ÍJoliii Jennings*wás indicted'fdr Laving on the Gth February instant/ tbrhavihgcómmUtcd a capital offence on tho person ^of^óñé Catherine Cox. The particulars of this case arCj of course, unfit for publication. Tho relative position of the parties being that of master and. servant, the prisoner, it appeared by the evidence, had availed himself of numerous opportunities to pander to his pruriency. Mr. Foster (with whom was'Mr. Hol- royd) for the defence, entered into the merits of the case at considerable length,~expatiating on tho enormity of the crime, and asserting that » t he had had the, slightest suspicion of the pri- soner's guilt, ho would not havo undertaken his cause. He trusted the jury would not only ac- quit him of tho capital charge but also of the misdemeanor included' in the indictment The jury retired about six o'olook; and there being no probability of their speedily agreeing, thoy wer« ordered to be looked up for the...
Central Criminal Court. Tuesday, Feburary 25th, 1851. Before His Honor Sir Alfred stephen C.J. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 26 February 1851
Central Criminal Court. Tuesday, 3?cbr.urtrjyv26tl), 1851. Before His Honor Sir ÀÎfred'S^tèpnèn/C.J. William Adunas was iiWictéd'for loving Oií tba 27th of Januaay lost,.assaulted., one James Moun- tain, a boy about" fourteen year's'of in- tent to commit ' ànriinnaturîUoft^cë^ '-'"Verdict, guilty, sentenced to bo. ' imprisoned '. and kept to .hurd labour in Sydney gaol for tho period1 ot two years. ..'. " ., DENIS SUPPLE, indicted; for having stolen a horse, at Yass, the property of Mr. James Devlin. The animal had been running' in thc neighbour- hood, on the station of a Mr. Maher, a resident near the township, in or about the month of July last. The whole of the evidence went to show that tho prisoner was notorious in his calling as a horse stealer. Verdict, guilty. Remanded for STEALING IN A DWELLING.-- Joseph Leicester, ;. was indicted for having stolen, on the 9th Jan» ; uary last, £17, the property of one John Eagun. The prisoner hud been charitably taken in by the prosecutor ...
DOMESTIC. THIS DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 26 February 1851
DOMESTIC. Abstract of Auotlon Sale«. . THIS DAY. MESSRS. MORT AND BROWN.-Afc the stores of Simon Wilkinson, Esq., Macquarie Place, àt'll o'clock, a complete set of Spars for a vessel of about 250 tons, together with a large quantity of Sails, Bigging, Boats, Whaling Gear, three large Anchors, &lt;fca, «fcc. >'?'". ' MR. SOLOMONS.-At his rooms, at ll o'clock, Cricket Bats, Knives and Forks, in dyass cases, Japanned and Brass Ware, «fcc., Ac. MB. J. G. COHEN.-At his rooms, at ll o'clock, Five Packages of Fauoy Articles, consisting of Composition ' Dolls, Masks, Painted China Marbles, Smelling Bottles, Sword-sticks, Tennis Balls, «fco., &lt;fco.
Before the Chief Commissioner. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 26 February 1851
Before the Chief Commissioner. In tho Estate of Acton Sillitoo, an adjourned second meeting. Tho Insolvent's examination by Mr. Broadhurst was continued, and the meeting was again adjournod until JFriday next. - In the Estate of Charles Appleton, an adjourned certificate meeting. Tho Insolvent and two other parties were examined, and tho meeting was fur- ther adjourned.
INSOLVENT COUET. Tuesday, February 25th, 1851. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 26 February 1851
INSOLVENT COUET. Tuesday, February 25th, 1851. NEW INSOLVENT. - Arathoa Veneer, of West Maitland, Baker and Confectioner. Amount of Debts, £135 13s 3d ; assets, real property, £45 ; personal property, £40 18s ; debts due to 'Estate, £6 lis ll¿di deficiency £43 3s 3¿d. Mr. George. King, Official Assignee. ' ? ''\
SHIPS' MAILS CLOSING AT THE POST OFFICE. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 26 February 1851
SHIPS' MAILS CLOSING AT THE POST OFFICE. London-Trafalgar, to-morrow, at noon. " Salacia, to-morrow, at noon. San Francisco-Artimesia, (via Honolulu) this .vening, at 6 o'clock. Auckland.-Maukin, this evening, at 6 o'clock. Hongkong.-Freak, on Friday evening, Jat 6 o'clock.
COASTERS INWARDS.. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 26 February 1851
COASTERS INWARDS. . D'feöruary 25.- Brothers, 13, McCauley, from ÑetfcasÚe, with 35 tons coals ;. Rover, 15, Shaw, froÄi ,èh~è': Hawkesbury River; uwith 500 bushels màizèl;iÔO bushels wheat;Lass:of Gowrie, 17, Martin, from the Hawkesbury'River, with 600 bushelti maize and 200 wheat; Diligence, 15, West,*' from the Hawkesbury, with 400 bushels maize| .200 bushels wheat ; Neptune, 15, Augusta,
THE EMPIRE. WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 1851. OUR PUBLIC MEN AND THEIR REWARD. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 26 February 1851
THE EMPIRE. WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY m, 1851. OUR PUBLIC MEN AND THEIR REWARD. THERE are hundreds of men in this city -men of consequence and respectability who, if they were to hear the name of Richard Windeyer, would ask what line of trade he was in, and when he retired from business ? So utterly lost are our dead, and so lightly regarded are our living. Any sedate observer of things in New South Wales must feel exquisitely the force of the old saying, that, " men's errors are engraved in brass, and their virtues traced in sand," in its application to our public men. Gentlemen notorious for flagrant defections from morality, who emit from their exuberant animalism some pleasant flashes of jocularity, or exhibit some comical phase of vice, are tolerated as " good-hearted" fellows, and courted in the face of their constant folly. Nothing is commoner with us, than the success of »the profligate in private life, except it be 'tho heartless ridicule cast on earnest and disinterested public ...
THE SUICIDE'S ARGUMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 26 February 1851
THE SUICIDE'S ARGUMENT. Ere the hirth of my life, if I wished it or no, No question was asked me, it could not be so ! If the life was the question, a thing sent to try, And to live on be Yes ; what can No be ? to die. NATURES ANSWER. Is't returned as 'twas sent ? Is't no worse for the wear ; Think first, what you are 1 call to mind what you were t I gave you innocence, I gave you hope, Gave health and genius, and an ample scope, l&turni you me guilt, litargy, despair Î ".Make out the invent'ry, inspect, compare ! Then die : if die vou dare ! COLERIDGE.
PORT PHILLIP SHIPPING. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 26 February 1851
PORT PHILLIP SHIPPING. ARRIVED.-February 14-Margaret and Agnes, schooner,' 103 tons, A. Campbell, roaster, from Port Fairy the 11th inst. 15-Ariel, schooner, 49 tons, Cole, master, from Mersey River the 12th inst. 15-Favourite, sohooner, 96 tons, T. Ster riker, master, from Sydney the 9th inst. 15 Swift, schooner, 129 tons, J. Gr. Irving, master, from Launceston the 12th inst. 16-Rebeccn, schooner, 74 tons, J. P». Reynolds, master, from Portland the 12th inst. 16-Elizabeth, schooner, 90 tons, J. C. Foyle, master, from Adelaide the 9th inst. . 16-Esperanza, brig, 141 tons, James i Moody,, master, from Hobart Town the 9th inst. 16-Pilot, schooner, 91 tons, Sheppard, master, from Hobart Town the 11th inst. 16-Triad, sohooner, 13 tons, R. Bowden, master, from Hobart Town the 10th inst. SAILED-Feb. 14-Slains Castle, for Adelaide. 15-Wave, for Port Fairy. 15-Colina, for Por Fairy. 15-Jenny Lind, for Hobart Town. 16 - Stebonheath, for London. CLEARED OUT.-Feb. 14.-Raven, brig, 170 tons, W....
No title [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 26 February 1851
The celebrated " Drury trials," which have occupied the attention of the seekers, after excitement in the police records, ! have resulted in the conviction, on the public ulindi'that the charge against the Drurys, futher'and son, was concocted between. Tom '\1^arfiëf,''the notorious . Tomb's lawyer, who ljaaJíléd to Europe, and One Eyed Thomp- son, his, employer in manufacturing, fictitious ^testimony in many criminal cases. - However the matter may be, all New; York now believes that the infernal machine was- conceived by Warner and manufactured by Th'óm|íson, and sent by the latter through (the''uu^usjjècting hands of young Drury, in th^belief ^liat Mrs. Warner would be ^empteu^pjj' WhWs curiosity to open it, and. its¡ eappj^io^Jkilling her, would rid Warner of the hate(j(.hresence of the legal rival pf his mistress, Mfo/^usby. John Graham, the brother of. Da vid j A!., the celebrated lawyer, who obtained the . demo- cratic nomination a short time since for (N. Y.) County Attorney...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 26 February 1851
PREVENTION OF FRAUD 5 THE UnderajgneuV has the sincerest pleasure In being able to apprise the Publia of New South Wales, that the Bight Honorable Earl Grey, Her Majesty's Secretary of State for the Colonies, has been pleased, &lt;at the instance of Professor Holloway, to instruct the Local Government of this colony to take measures for protecting the inhabitants of the. territory against the counter fei ting of Holloway's Medicines ; that; in confor- mity with Buch : instructions, his Excellency the Governor has caused the . BRITISH STAMPS BILL to be introduced into the Legislative Council; and that the Representatives of the People, by passing the measure without a single dissentient voice, have adopted the views of the Imperial Govern- ment.' Under the provisions of this law it will in fu- ture be A FELONY to counterfeit the Stamps affixed to the valuable medicaménts prepared by Professor Holloway ; but, inorder to make "assurance doubly sure," Mr. Holloway has; at consid...