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No title [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 4 March 1851
_ COURT OP REQUESTS.-This Court will resume its sittings this morning at ten o'clock, at number 68. NUTS FOB TUB Hrcii CHURCH.-Yesterday, at t he Police -office,' a witness in a petty larceny eise complained bf the language of one of tho fair sex, that it was not orthodox. " What do you mean by not orthodox?" enquired Mr. Dowling, with a bland smile. "Disgraceful I" quoth tho witness, i-Tjtli a majestic toss of his head ! MALCOLM'S ROYAL AUSTRALIAN CIRCUS.-This fashionable place of amusement was crowded to the ceiling last evening, on the occasion of Mr. J.mes', the deserving artist's, benefit. The whole of the programme was dilly carried , out. As an livening's amusement we can confidently recom- ía end this, favorite resort to our sight-seeing friends." '. _
COASTERS INWARDS. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 4 March 1851
COASTERS INWARDS. ,. .March 3.-Marianne ...Watson, 145| " Johnson! from Newcastle, .with r;'Í82'; jtons,, ; tons g al ; Hazard, ' 36,. Cox,, *-from"'' Brisbane "Wateiv with 12500 . feet, timber,.,."and;"..40 thousand shingles; Rainbow, :19,Pennington,fron> Brisbane Water,- with 8000 foot timber and, 20,000 shingles; Mermnid, 20, - Doors, ,, with 182 bushels wheat, 421 bushels maizé; 143 bushels oatsj and 57 bushels ' barley ; Elizabeth Cohen, 43, Watson, from Port Mac- quarie, with 39 bales wool and 334 hardwood planks ; Elizabeth Jane, 43, Easton, from Port Mncquarrie, with 20 tierces beef, 110 bags maize, 40 bules wool,21 kegs tallow, and 8 hides; Bride, ll), Shakeshaft, from tho Hawkesbury, with 650 bushels maize, 50 bushels wheat, 18,000 shinglos, nnd 600 feet timber ; Ocean Queen, 40, Magee, from tho Tweed River, with 21000 feet timber; Roderick Dhu, 113, .Malcolm, from tho Richmond River, with 40,000 feet cedar ; Hawkesbury Lnss, 14, Davis, from the Hawkes- bury, with 200 b...
No title [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 4 March 1851
NEW COASTEHS.-Mr. Brown, the owner of the Lass o' Gowrie, has hail a new vesstl, built at Catti Creek. Site is a schooner, and intended for tho Hawkesbury trade. Mr. Brown is well known as an old trader on tho Hawkesbury. We trust his industry and his new speculation may be well rewarded. We have also to mention another ves j sci, built bv Messrs Newton and Malcolm, on the j Manning Uiver. She is named the Roderick Dhu, and is a fine looking schooner ; her dimensions are 77 feet overall, 65 feet keel, 18 feet 9 inches I beam, and 8 feet hold. She will be about 110 tonsj-ttuilders, Measurement. Her sailing quali- ties are-sajd to be very good. Sho will prove a valuable acquisition to' tho Colonial trade. Tho builders have obtained considerable celebrity for the many fine vessels launched from their slips, i We maymention the Rosetta Joseph as one. [ The cargo of tho Effort consists of 79 bales wool. . The Alpha left the Patent Slip yesterday, and the Crishna was taken on tho samo tid...
COASTRUS OUTWARDS. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 4 March 1851
COASTRUS OUTWARDS. March 3,-Victory, 10, Fisher, for Brisbano Water, with sundries. Traveller's Bride, 32^ | v^indffHirtF ifor Neweastle, In ballast, Warfock, '43/Gibson,for Newcastle, in ballast, Jenny Lind, 33, Farnsworth, for Morpeth, in ballast, Brothers, 27, McCauley, for Noncaatle, j» ballast. Sister, 45, Hescott, "for Newcastle, in ballast. ^Rainbow, 19, Pennington, for Brisbane Water, I with sundries. Magnet, 17, Milhara, for Brisbane Water, in ballast. Midas, 20, Kennie, for New- castle, in ballast. John, 20, Morgan, for New- castle, in ballast. Ann, 10, Anderson, for Brisbane Water, in ballast. Anna Maria, 49, Bonny, for Newcastle, in ballast. Lapwing, 20, Britton, for Shoalhaven, with supines. Clarissa, 60, piuiipf bell, for Newcastle, iii ballast, xoung Queen, 31, Thompson, for 3\Iorpet|i, in ballast. Sylph,-23j Lacey, for Brisbane Water, in ballast. Hawkes bury'Lass, 14, Davis, for the Hawkesbury River, in ballast. Elizrbeth, 32, Doyle, &lt; for Newcastle, in ba...
CLEARANCES. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 4 March 1851
CLEARANCES. March 3.-Sarah, brig, 130 tons, Captain Grant, forMelbourne. Passengers-Mr. Cosswell, Mr. and Mrs. Lattimore, Mr.,W. Wilson. March 3.-Salacia, brig, 296 tons, Captaiu .Armstrong, for London.
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 4 March 1851
March 3. ~ Fanny Fisher, barque, ' 2'3&i 'tonsj Captain Harrold, from Newcastle, with 300 tons coals. " ' ' '* . '' . 'T: ' March 3t.-Ganges, barque, 430 tons, Captain Connell, from Newcastle, with 458 tons coals. March 3\-Sir John Byng, brig, 169 tons, Cap- tain Thom, from Newcastle, with 200 tons coals. March 8.-Effort, schooner, 47 tons, Captain Thompson, from Wide Bay. Passengers-Mr. Arathdee/and^ ¿Mr. F. Smith. m*m The ship'signalled to the northward had not made Port at the time of our woiner to nress.
Original Correspondence. To the Editor of The Empire. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 4 March 1851
Original Correspondence. To the Editor of The Empire. SIR,-The letter of your correspondent ARTHUR, published in your paper of the 15th instant, hus just been pointed out to me, and although the marked discourtesy of its tone* would justify my leaving it unnoticed, I will not do so, ns he lins raised some questions that it is desirable that I should address myself to-and besides his in- tentions appear good. He is, I am willing to believe, one who would do good service in the cause of Liberty if he could ; but this is hopeless, as his pen is powerless, and he bas not sufficient discrimination to know who or what to attack, were it otherwise. I AUTHUR is wrong everywhere ;-wrong in sup- posing that the soTo object of my letter was to I re-establish the prosperity of the squatters, whom I be most strangely confounds with the holders of purchased lands within the boundaries of location. My starting points were, Aro the purchased grazing properties worth possession ? Can such hinds ever...
Police Office. Before the Police Magistrate and Alderman Egan. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 4 March 1851
Pollos Offlo«. Before- the Police Magistrate and Alderman Egan. Emanuel Joseph, a man of colour, was charged with violently assaulting his wife, by beating her w;th a broomstick. Constable St. Clair, stated clint he had seen the wife in the morning, but she declined to appear against th« prisoner. Dis c!i-ir-ired, with a caution from the bench. Thomas Grifliths appeared to answer tho com- plaint of Mrs. Foxhall, for refusing to sup- port his illegitimate child. The defendant, a young man of respectable appearance, stated he had ottered to marry tho complainant, who re- fused him, in disregard of the earnest recommon d-itiou of tho worthy Magistrate on tho bench. Tho defendant was ordered to pay 3s. per week for ono twelvemonth, for the support of tho child ; and 4s. Git. costs. Edward O'Donnell was charged with stealing two pairs of trousers. From tho evidence of Michael Roach, it appeared that tho prisoner was sedti to take up a bundle, apparently belonging to a man who was lying i...
THE EMPIRE. TUESDAY, MARCH 4, 1851. IRRESPONSIBLE GOVERNMENT— ITS CONSEQUENCES. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 4 March 1851
TUESDAY,-MAli CH 4, 18ßl. IRRESPONSIBLE GOVERNMENT. ITS CONSEQUENCES. TRULY, versatility is not one of our national characteristics. Hight or wrong, we stick to our opinions with undying pertinacity. While other nations are changing their Governments as we change our coats, we look on unmoved, save now and then, when some pretty smart fillip reminds as that we are not travelling quite so fast as other people, and,.if we do not wish to bo trampled upon, that we must at least make an effort to keep up with the. times. The countryman of the Roman poet, who is waiting while the river is flowing by, is no bad type of honest i John Bull calmly awaiting the great tide of human progress. Nor does it appear that external cir cumstances have a very potent influence j upon thc national character. We change our skies, but we do not change our habits. We leavo clouds and discontent behind us, but our new horizon is still overcast. Our old day-dreams of social happiness are still unrealised ; the...
MR. GEORGE HILL-THE INCALCULABLE MISCHIEF BEING DONE BY HIS FOOLISH ADMIRERS. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 4 March 1851
MR. GEORGE HILL-THE INCALCULABLE MISCHIEF BEING DONE BY HIS FOOL- ISH ADMIRERS. " Tho great distinction of a country ls that it produces superior mon Its natural advantages nre not to bo dis- dained. But they aro of secondary importance, yo matter what races of animals a country breeds. Tho great question is, docs it brood a noblo raco of men ? If o metter what its soil may bo. Tho groat question is, how far is lt prolific of moral and intellectual po\7ur ? No matter how stern Its elimata is, if it nourish force of thought and virtuous purpose. These uro thu products by which a country has to bo tried, and institutions have value only by the, inipulw which they give to the miiul." CHANNING. - In order to get a correct, and something like a fu.ll view of thu extraordinary and. plngueliko in- fatuation which Beenis to have smitten this com- munity in regard to Mr. Gooroo Hill, it will ho necessary for us to glance nt tho iiistory of the last two years. A year and a half ago, tliero wa...
THE WORKING CLASSES OF GREAT BRITAIN. Their present condition, and the means of their improvement and Elevation. A Prize Essay, By the Rev. Samuel G. Green, A.B. CHAP. VIII— THE PRESS. (Continued from our last.) [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 4 March 1851
THE WORKING- CLASSES OP GREAT BRITAIN. Their present condition, and the means of their improvement and Elevation. A Prize Essay, By the Rev. Samuel G. Green, A.B. CIIAi'. VIII.-TllE PRESS. (Continued from our last.) The style in which tho working man should be addressed through the press, should of course bo characterized by simplicity. Lot writers but think clearly, and straightforwardly say, tho thought that is in them ; and they will not have to complain of not being understood by the com- mon people. Our Saxon, Bible English contains a far more copious supply of words than some, who havo not fairly tried its'capabilities, might bo ready to suspect. Not, indeed, that any arbitrary rules is to be laid down. Sjme writers havo more of the Saxon mind than others, and, therefore, more of the Saxon phrase. An nffocta tion of this dialect is very bud. And now and then there seems to prevail a kind of cant about it, somewhat to bo discountenanced. ' Other things being equal, it will be t...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 4 March 1851
THE EMPIRE, DAILY JOURNAL OP NEWS,. POLITICS, AND COMMERCE, \ h Published every Morning, ,at 6 /Pcloch. Teeing of Subscription j-Seven Shillings and Six- pence per Quarter, or Two . and Sixpence -per .Month, payables In advance. Single Numbera-Three Halfpence. Advertisements-Two Shillings and Sixpence toi th.« first,. and .,Ninepence for., every additional Inch, for euch Insertion. \ OPINIONS Ol? THE PRESS. CC \KTFJ are gl*dto be at liberty to admire the YV tone und spirit of its arguments." Sydney Morning Herald, Dec. 31. " Its numerous leading articles are well and vigorously written."-Maitland Mercury, Jan. 1. " The original, articles are well written, and «ive earnest of much vigour."-Goulburn Herald, Jun. 4. " We congratulate our contemporary on the «levatîou of sentiment discernable throughout his remarks."-Melbourne Argus, Jan 9. " lt gives fair promise of speedily assuming a Ililli raiik among the Sydney Journals;"-Port J'Mllip Gazelle, .lan. 9. " It has a taking air about i...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 4 March 1851
ADVERTISEMENTS. IMPORTANT TO CAPTAINS, SHIP PERS TO CALIFORNIA, & OTHERS. ON SALE by the Undersigned-Bottled Ale und Porter, repacked in new 6 dozen cases, a saving ot' 520 per cent, from breakage, ns imported in large casks. - Elliott mm Co.'s Brown Stout and Palo Ale, at 7s. per dozen. Byass', Dunbar's, and other brands, nt equally low pnoes.-Real good Port and Sherry', at 14s., 1 Us., and 18s. ^per dozen; tho very best ditto, Ü3s. per dozen, generally sold at 30s. per dozen. -Good draught Winos, 'from '3s. to 5s. per gal- lon ; Port and Sherry, in quarters and octaves, .-*Ale and Porter in wood, just arrived.-Real West India Rum, 7s. per gallon. LUCAS AND BAILEY, Wholesale anil Export Cordial and Liqueur Manufacturers, 2, Harrington-street, Church liill, Sydnvv, N. 13.-U's'ijted/ a good Salesman. 307 THE GREATEST ATTRACTION OF THC SEASON, , - GB AN D 1? ETE, ; UNDER THE IMMEDIATE AND PARTICULAR PATRONAGE OP HIS EXCELLENCY THE GOVERNOR, AND THE HONORABLE MRS. KEITH STEWART...
Coroner's Court. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 5 March 1851
Coroner's Court, An inquest was held yesterday, at Mr. Hender- son's, the Dove Inn, corner of Erskine and Sussex streets, on the body of Thomas Townsend, then lying dead. It appeared from the evidence of Mr. Wicks, that deceased came into his shop five weeks ago to purchase a few articles ; and having occasion to go into the backyard, he incautiously went to the stable, where he was severely kicked by a horse belonging to Mr. Wicks. Drs. Daigan, and Cartwright attended the deceased, and gave it as their opinion that the injuries received were the cause of death. He was 52 years of age, and melancholy to relate has left a wife and 5 children unprovided for. Verdict-died from injuries ac- cidentally received.
No title [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 5 March 1851
COURT OF REQUESTB.-This Cmirt «ill resume its sittings this morning at 10 o'clock at number 143. COURTS OF REQUESTS.-The following supplementary rules for the Courts oí 1«" quests in the City of Melbourne nnd County of Bourke have been Gtizetted " pursuant to An Act to amend the laws relating to the Courts of Requests," &o. " The 56th rule of pructice and proceeding, is hereby repeals« so fnr ns regards the Courts of Requests tor the City of Melbourne and County ot BourKe niiil no further, and the following substitute« in lint thereof. No. G2. Every plaint mu« be filed in the office of the Kegistrnr fo»rt'" clear dava before the kitting of the Court. x>° fi3. Every summons must he served ten ciw days lielorc the sitting of the Court. * . 64. Every defence, set-off or cou»" olnim must bo filed in the ofitcc of tim J«S'. trnr six cleur days before the sitting o' u Court. ^" III- jiMiijmuujv^i._^jj LiqBNsiNG,T-,T;|>e Bench was occupied ( .chiring part of the morning in gr...
THE COUNCIL OP THE AUSTRULASIAN LEAGUE. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 5 March 1851
I THE COUNCIL OP THE AUSTIU 1 LASIAN LEAGUE. TOE Melbourne Council of Nine had, at our last dates, commenced operations by the appointment of officers,, and the enactment of rules, for their gui- dance. The Mayor, for the time being, had been appointed president, Mr. West- garth, secretary, and Mr. W. M. Bell, treasurer ; officers for the Council were aboutbeing taken in à central part of the town; a deputation was appointed to visit Geelong, and Delegates elected to attend a Conference of the Colonies, to be held probably in Sydney. A deal of dissatis- faction existed, judging from the news- papers, at the composition of the Council, which is said to consist of one English- man, two Irishmen, and six Scotchmen. The election of the body, however, took place on the principle of universal suffrager and with the ballot. We doubt not, in spite of all these little differences, that the Council of the Victorian League, with its respectable exchequer, will do us valuable service in effecti...
INSOLVENT COURT. Before the Chief Commissioner. TUESDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 5 March 1851
INSOLVENT COUET. Before the Chief Commissioner. TUESDAY. John Gildon Hand, a third meeting. Thf official assignee's report was read, and tlie Insol- vent was allowed to retain his wearing apparel and n portion of liis furniture. Henry Smeathman, a singlo meeting. Debti proved £111 12s. öd- The Insolvent was allowed to retain his wearing apparel, nnd that oi'liU family, and to be allowed to retain furniture ta the value ol'£10. t Charles Alexander Armytage, an adjourned singlo meeting. No proceedings. The ineetinff was again adjourned to Tuesday, the 11th March instant. MEETINGS TO-»AY._ Daniel Healy, ii singlo meeting at li. (»t Bathurst). Edward Morgan, a single meeting"nt 12, (»t Bathurst. T0-Mounow. Charles Tompson, for examination at 10, Jamei Elliott, William Huntley, James George Ilugboi, William Hill, and Edward Kennedy, for certifi- cates, at 12. _.i
EXPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 5 March 1851
EXPORTS. March 4.-Artemcsia, barque, 588 tons, Capt. J. T. Ridgley, for San Francisco, via Honolulu :-1 case cigurs, 2 quarter casks port wine, 6 cases lemon syrup, 6 cases ginger wine, 1 bale shirts, John Ilcnfiold ; locases, 2 quarter casks brandy, 50 tierces beef, 38 bags salt, IG barrels rice, 2 cases matches, 8 hhds, lonf sugar, 9 hhds. mo- lasses, IO bundles oakum, 3 bales canvass, 1 bundle twine, 1 bundle saddlery, 43 coils rope, 137 cheeses, 2G boxes sperm, 100 boxes mould candles, 90 boxes, I case soap, 63 cases oilman's stores, 10 casks herrings, 26 casks cider, 4 cases clothing, 1 case bonnets, 24 casks, 113 jars butter, 5 casks boney, 19 bottles turpentine, 1 ton paint, 20 cases Belmont candles, 40 cases bottled fruits, 1 set weights and beam, 13 crates earthenware, 228 tons coals, 8 quarter casks wine, J. P. Ridgley ; 1 barrel currants, Thsmns Strickland ; 2 cases' ap- parel, William Dawes; 30 kegs butter, John ilsrbison ; 2 cases beer machines, George Gar- dener; 8G0 b...