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DOMESTIC. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 18 January 1851
DOMESTIC. Hur Majesty LAS signified lier npprovnl of tho " Passengers Act," passed hy tho Cutiiioll In 1819. A Mr. .Edward Puning of Richlands, Jins been appointed pound keeper nt Torralgn, In tho dis- trict of Goulburn, APPOINTMENTS. - His Excellency the Governor bas made the following appoint' menti William Mair, Ein,,, a« Police Magistrale for Kalfait, Port Phillip; M&lt;-, John Adam Walpole, at Clerk of Petty Session» at the »ame place; Mr, Jame» Mackay, ditto, Warnambool Mr, Jame» Gordon, ditto, Bacchus Marah j and the foU lowing Chief Constables as inspector» of Slaughter-house*, &o, Mr, Edward-Mdn Manly, Drayton ; Mr. John Sherman, Bathurst; and Mr. Thomas llilderbrand, Wee Waa. An abstract of the Assets and Liabilities of the Bank of New South Wales was published in yesterday's Government Gazette. Tue amount of Liabilities is .£285,962 8s. 5.)., and consist of notes in circulation, £1G.9-15 I 7». 8d. ; Bills in circulation, .£996 ISs. Od. ; I Balances due to ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 18 January 1851
fnODKS FOR .CHRISTMAS 1>RBSENTS,~A mj gêner»! awortment, handsomely bound, and |n great vwiety of »iw und »ubjeop, i KERN AND MADCT, I . '_7, Hunter-street, VlROTCHBT OASES fitted WP with different pittern», »nd number» of potton, varions .jjescriptlons, nt reduced charges, § r KERN AND MADER, |;, ?_ 7, Hunter-street, PRAYER BOOKS and BIBLES, in ii yariety of bindings, and at all prices. ' KERN AND MADER, 3-19 7, Hunter-street. 'I HEW YEAH. GIFTS. VrOW LANDING, ex the Blackwall and Eliza, Xl fifteen cases of assorted Fancy Ware from one of the first London houses, and comprising articles particularly suitable for the present sea fon, a few of which are here enumerated. "Slate bagatelle boards, mahogany frame and In- - dia-ruuber cushions , Ladies' rosewood dressing-cases, plain and copper ': buhl ed, elegantly fitted Gentlemen's ditto ditto Ladies' companions, fitted with silver Ke Plus Ultra travelling desks .CLAPSHAW'S BEST MATCH CRICKET BATS OALDECOUUT-S ditto ditto DUKE'S BAL...
DEPARTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 18 January 1851
DEPARTURES. Jnniinry 10.-Hirondelle, schooner, 100 tom, Cnptnin blunder?, for Port Phillip. Passengers, Mr. Griflln, Mr. Capper, Miss Hayes, Miss Cooper, Miss Todd, Mr. and Miss Thompson, D. Murray, .Tnteph Phillips, Mr. Good, 15. Burgess, Mrs. Phillip.«, Mr. Stones, William Baynes. January 10.-Albion, schooner, 84 tons, Cnp- tnin Kelly, for Wide Bay. Passengers, Mr. lilaclimnii', Mr. Smith, Mr. Muri in, Mrs. Martin.' January ll.-Solomon Sultus, barque, , 306 tons, Captain M'Kinsky, for tho South Sens, with whaling stores, January ll.-Roynl Saxon, barque, cl0 tons, Captain Charlesworth, for Calcutta via Swan Uiver. Passengers, Mrs. Mitchell und two chil- dren, Mrs. Smith, Mr. Swanston, and three coolies. Janunry ll.-Pioneer,'brig, 148 tons, Captain F.llis, for Otago. Passengers, Mrs. Ellis, Mr. .Thompson, RM v. Mr. Turner, Mr. Stephen ami servant. Mr. Stewart. Juuunry ll.-Clifford Wan?, United Stat os whaling 'ship, 304 tons, Captnin Wady, for tho South Seas and Fairhaven. Passenger...
MR. CLAXTON'S EXHIBITION OF PAINTINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 18 January 1851
MR. CLAXTON'S EXHIBITION OP PAINTINGS. TUB Exhibition of Mr. Claxton'« pictures in tho Hull of tho Sydney College, uns on Mon- day Inst opened to thé public, und tho num- ber of visitors wns, wo oro glad to t lind, considerable. An opportunity Ilka this, of at once obtaining thc most refined gratification combined with instruction of the very highest order, in inspecting a» HuembUgn of work« of wt, .» rarely presenta itself in Syd pey, that the neglect of it by anybody with the «lightest prétentions to intelligence, will he quite inexcusable, Beauties anti Ígrandeurs of natural scenery, and the mani» elations of beauty in the human .tdijec, we may here, aa we may everywhere, at any time, see. Not so, in a country where galleries or permanent collections are long likely to he wanting, as regards that beauty created on ccsthetical principles, eternally resident and active in Arr, pervading the laws of its being ; and which kindles ia itself, as it were, the preceptorial function of co...
LIGHTNING CONDUCTORS. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 18 January 1851
LIGHTNING CONDUCTORS. NUiMEitous as aro tho ncoitlonts by light- ning in this colony, it is astonishing that no provision whatever is niaclo in tho way of prevention. Scarcely a thunderstorm takes placo, that ia not rendered memo- rable by somo nppalling and sudden death. Tho city of Sydney, in particular, can hear am plo testimony to tho melancholy fact. During tho last few months, within tho limits of thia city, somo half-dozon human boinga have benn smitten down in our midst, by oleotrioity. And what ÎB still moro singular, these accidents gene- rally occur in bouses or in places where tho greatest security should prevail, Naturally considered, this fact is not sur- prising, for we all know, that lightning, from its nature, is attracted by elevated objects, particularly when thoso objects contain iron or any other metoUic sub- stance j but the wonder is, that no effort has been made to introduce Lightning Conductors among us-the only means which Science has revealed, for the pro-...
Contributions to Australian Literature. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 18 January 1851
Contributions to Australian Literature. [THE articles which will from timo to timo appear in TUE EMPIRE, under tho above head, will bo written exclusively by Natives of tho colony.] PROFESSOR LONGFELLOW AND HIS POETRY. Ir it Bliould bo asked, and naturally enough it may, why tho writer whoso name heads tin's nrttole, should bc, in proforonco to others ot'higher mark and longer standing, tho ono with which TUE EsirinE has thought tit td open that section of its contents to bo devoted to literature, wo have good reasons to offer in roply. Many of our readers have perhaps heard that Longfellow has somewhat in him of transcendentalism, but it is just enough merely to touch somo of his thoughts and holiels with di carny aerial lights of surpassing benuty, mid which fall froni a horizon seldom within tho view of tho hulk of ordinary men. These friends of ours may be aware of his fondness, -tho leaning of a scholar,-formodiovnl reliques ¡ but thoy may also hnvo Lourd or seen, and it not, t...
BRITISH COLONIZATION. NO. III. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 18 January 1851
BRITISH COLONIZATION. NO. III. THE comparative merits of the several dependencies of Great Bri tain j as fields for colonization, have been warmly and repeatedly debated; and although our limits forbid us to enter into dotails, it may not be uninteresting to glance at the more prominent features which each Colony exhibits. Practically, tho choice of tho emigrant lies between Canada, tho Cape of Good Hope, and Australasia ; for, if wo except tho fisheries of Newfoundland, our posses- sions on tho eastern coast of America present but little attraction, as yet, either to tho labourer or to tho capitalist. The rigour of their climato, and tho denso forests which cover tho surface of tho soil, tho value of which boars but a small re- lation to their extent, will, for a length of time to come, provent any material in- crease, by means of immigration, in thc population of thoso regions : and it is a probable consequence of tho discovery of tho mineral riches of California, that tho western...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 18 January 1851
" T II E E M P I It E.' Ol'INXONS OV THE WtESS. ' ' "\T7"E aro gliul to bo nt liberty to ndmiro tho W tonu nuil spirit of its urgtimcuts." Sydney Morning Herald, Doo. «11. "Its niiniuroiis lending articles aro Well mid vigorously written."-Maitland Mercury, Jun. 1. "Tho original urtiules nro well written, mid give curliest ol' inuuli vigour."- Goulburn He- rald, .Inn. 4. "Wo congratúlalo our contemporary on tho elevation ot'sentiment discernible throughout his reinurks."-Melbourne Aryan, Jun. (I. " lt gives lair promise ol' speedily assuming iv lilith rank among tho Sydney Journals."-J'ort i'/iillij) Omette, Jun. 0. -- WANTIÎD, hy u young mun, a sllnnlion ns Clerk, Collector, ot* Storekeeper in tho Interior. Fivo ycurâ' colonial reference given. Address R. M., nt tho ellice of this pnpor. Ol GREAT ATTRACTION AT THE ROYAL AUSTRALIAN &nbsp; CIRCUS, AT MALCOLM'S ADELPHI HOTEL, YORK STREET, WHICH IS CROWDED NIGHTLY. &nbsp; PROGRAMME FOR SATURDAY EVENINTG, JAN. 18. The pe...
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 18 January 1851
' " . . ?&lt;>. ?? '[ -T* UmïPllfQ Itt TEfctiaE HOM. ARBIVfVr.S, ' «UsiiiBT in.-Ann Mary, schooner, 5" ton«, Captain Brown, 'rom Moreton Ruy til« Bru1 inst. "Pnssengprs-Mr. anil Mr«, IVnson and three phjldren, and two in the steerage, January JO,-^Spotin, ship, 778 tom, Captain S'rio'-Un'l, from Portsmouth 23ml September, Passengers-Mis» Hawthorn, Mr, ll. Bussell, Mr, »md Mr», A. Stewart and family, Mr, A, Jacob, Mr. R, Jacob, Mr, Karlor, Mr, Davidson, Mr, »ind Mrs. Fnllrr and family, Mr, and Mrs. Burn ,md fnmilv, Mr. H. Kent, Mr. D. Jefferson, June Brndley, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas. January 10.-FJizn Frances, barque, 490 tons, Captain Morrison, from Newcastle. Jnnnnrv 11.-Cumberland, schooner, 58 tons, Cnptnin Wylirow, i'rom Moreton Bay, the 3rd instant Passenger-Mr. Gee. .Tanuarv ll.-Chief, U. S. barque, 195 tons, Captain Keilor, from Panama tho 23rd October, in ballast. January 11.-Alpha, barque, 357 tons, Cap- tain Edwards from London the 13th July. Pas- sengers-Mr. Whitie...
MORETON BAY, MEETING OF THE ADVOCATES OF SEPARATION AND THE INTRODUCTION OF PRISONERS. (Abridged from the Moreton Bay Courier.) [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 20 January 1851
MORETON BAY, MEETING OF THE ADVOCATES OP SEPA RATION AND THE INTRODUCTION OF PRISONERS. . # (Abridged from the Moreton Bay Courier.) PERSONS favour«6Ie to the above object began to muster in considerable strength ii Brisbane as the day approached for whicl their meeting was announced. The meeting was to have been held in Mr. Powers's nev house in Queen-street, but in consequence o some anticipated obstruction to the procaed ings, it was finally arranged that one of tin large rooms in the Old Barrack should bi used for the occasion. There, accordingly, t numerous and highly respectable assemblage appeared at twelve o'clock. It was distinctly understood that (with the exception of the representatives of the Press) no persons were to be present who did not approve of the pe- tition praying for exiles, and no expression of dissent from the proceedings, would be allowed. The whole of tho company were therefore favourable to the measure ta be proposed for adoption, and that company con- s...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 20 January 1851
Hi^4,an4^oftSoap, . Jfydraulie Pref sed and oilier Candles, : * TALOW" OIL, WB, ALLEN respectfully reminds tl»e in , habitants-of New South' Wftles wid the adjacent Colonies, that'be continues to manufac- ture Soap of the best"quality,-'on the principles.of the latest discoveries in Chemical Science, as ap- plied to this particular subject. 1 W. BA. feels confident, that clothes washed with his Eine White- Soap, or Eine Crown Soap, will wear longèr,' by at least 30 per cent., than cloths washed with- the ordinary description of Soap sold by the Grocers. Soft Soap for Mashing Blankets, Bedsteads, Floors, or any places in which insects harbour,'an effectual and safe remedy. HYDRAULIC PRESSED TALLOW CANDLES. These Candles have now the advantage of a name, the result of repeated trials, in crossing the warra latitude between this Colony and California ¡ in no instance has a single complaint been made,' and they are admitted to be the best manufacture from Tallow hitherto attempted in th...
CLEARANCES [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 20 January 1851
CLEARANCES January. 18.-Antonie, brig, 250 tons, Captain Hainaun, for the South Sea Islands. Passengers, Mrs. Rains,. Mr V. Protois, Mr. Jagers, Mr. Ni blier, Mr. and Mrs. Dirkmann, Mr. John Antonie Siveriske,. Jonas Olson, John Rawell, Mr. Wright.
FORM OF APPLICATION FOR SHARES.. To the Committee of the " Hydro-Carbon GasLight Company." [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 20 January 1851
FORM OF APPLICATION . FOR > SHARES.. Ta the Committee of thc " Hydro-Carbon Gas Light Company." GENTLEMEN, I request that you-will allot me slim es,. of fivo pounds each, in the above Company, and I. undertake to accept tho same, or any-less number - that may bo allotted to me. In consideration of such allotment of shares,. I deposit of five shillings per sharo allotted to me,. and I hereby authorise you to expend such portion of tho.amount of the deposit as may be necessary to mcofc tho expenses of thc preliminary trial, ns set forth in the Prospectus of "ThoHydro-Carbon . Gas-Light Compnny." -?-Nnmein full. -[Residence. -Date. -Usual signature.. ÎS.B.T-ÀU letters must bo .pre-paid.
COASTERS OUTWARDS. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 20 January 1851
COASTERS OUTWARDS. January 18.-Sister, 44, Hescott, for Newcastle, in ballast.-Rainbow, 19, Pennington, for Bunga- ree Norn, in ballast.-Wave, 17, Hal crow, for Shoalhaven, with sundries.-Austrnlia, 41, Wil- liams, for Newcastle, in ballast.-Emu, 34-, Townsend, for the Bellinger, with sundries. Hawkesbury Lass, 14, Davis, for the Hawkesbury, in ballast.-Mermaid, 22, Campbell, for New- castle, in ballast.-Rose, steamer, 172, Harding, for Morpeth, with sundries.
IMPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 20 January 1851
IMPORTS. Jannnry 18.-Edward, schooner, 87 tons, Cap- tain Truscott, from a trading voyage. 25 barrels sperm oil, 1 cask copper and copper holts, 1 cask arrowroot, and 10G0 lbs. of tortoise-shell. January 18.-Miranda, schooner, 127 tons, Cap- tain Bontlcy, from Tort Albert, 15th instant, 280 sheep-skins', 108 bales wool, John Iteovc ; 20 bales wool, Henry Moore ; 98 bales wool, 58 casks tal- low, G-, V. Bentley. January 18.-Australia, ship, C50 tons, Cnptain Meyer, from Adelaide, 9th instant. 78 packages baskets, 2420 deals, 232 crates, 4G barrels, 49ÖGO bricks, 79 cases, 4G barrels, G5 rams, 15 ewes, 301 boxes, 3 bales, 80 blocks nsphalt, nsphalt stone, and utensils, 20 quarter-pipes, 20 half-pipes, 20 demijohns and 234 packages merchandise, order. January 18.-Lillias, schooner, 89 tons, Captain 1 iae, from Port Albert, 15th instant. G4 boles wool, T. Holt, jun.; GG bides wool, James Raymond. January 19.-General Palmor, barque, 571 tons, Captain Williamson, from Wellington, 31st ins...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 20 January 1851
ADVERTISEMENTS. "THE BMP I R E." OPINIONS OF THE PRESS. "\T7E aro glad to be at liberty to admire the VV tono and spirit of its arguments." Sydney Morning Herald, Deo. 31. "Its numerous lending articles aro well and vigorously written."-Maitland Mercury, Jan. 1. "The original articles are well written, and give earnest of much vigour."-Goulburn He- rald, Jan. 4. "Wo congratulate our contemporary on thc elevation of sentiment discernible throughout his remarks,"-Melbourne Argus, Jan. 9. _ " It gives fair promise of speedily assuming a high rank among tho Sydney Journals."-Port Phillip Gazette, Jan. 9. JUST PUBLISHED. TRICE StXI'ENCR. SPEECH on tho Australian Colonios Bill, be foro tho London Colonial Reform Society, by Robert Lowe, Esq. " To be had at tho Empire Ujjicc, Hunter-street. SPEEK AND CO. continuo to supply their . friends upon thc old terms,-the stock on hand is sufliciontly largo to meet the viows of wholesale buyers, and charged nb a smull com- mission on tho import pric...
EXPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 20 January 1851
EXPORTS. Jannnry 18.-Antonie, brig, 250 tons, Captain Hamann, fur tho South Sea Islands ; 1 cn sk 4 hogsheads 107 cases brandy, 49 cases Geneva, 3 packages chnmpugne, 315 cases 4 hogsheads wino, 1 case paper hanging,' 1 cn*o braces, 4 cases ho- siery, 1 caso musical instruments, 2 cases needle- work, 1 caso oil covers, 1 enso toys, 1 enso linen, 2 rases perfumed spirits, I cask checke, I bale 2 ciSiS cloth, acuses paper, 1 caco table cloths, 1 ewe flowers, 1 case fancy goods, I case Berlin work, 2 cases candles, 1 case comba, I case bon-' nets, 1 case clocks, 4 cases shawls, I case ribbons, X case matches, » l > casa cot- ton fringe», I parcel gloves, 120 boxes soap, 10 boxes raisins, 2 casks nuts, 14 cases bottled fruits, 48 bags sugar, I case caps, JO bigs rice, 2 oases syrups, g cases ironmongery, il dozen shovels, 7 tierces, 10 barrells beef, 1 bale corks, 40 cans oil, 23 cases, I cask oilman's stores, 19 casks beer, 60 kegs white lead, 29 sheep, 3 trunks lace goods, 12 packa...
DOMESTIC. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 20 January 1851
DOMESTIC. ANOTHER DAILY?-Circumstances have transpired which render the projected ap- pearance of the " Daily News'' a matter of more of mesmeric speculation than of real con- clusion. Individuals gifted with the powers of seeing through a stone wal), peeping through a month of Sundays, and so forth, may probably catch a glimpse of their " 'first leader." Ordinary mortals, however, are not in possession of such visual capabilities. Mr. Cuthill, commonly called Dr. Cuthill, has munificently presented ¿£50 to the direc- tors of the Sydney Infirmary, towards the establishment of a lying-in ward to he at- tached to that excellent institution. This surely is an example worthy of imitation. BEARDIES.-A singular placard has been posted throughout the town, calling together the members of this persuasion on Tuesday night for the purpose of explaining upon the *' covenant of the thigh." EXCHANGING SHOTS.-A gentleman named Gilmore Burchael, (formerly an officer in the artillery), during an ex...
DEPARTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 20 January 1851
DEPARTURES. January 18.-Emerald Isle,' ship, 501 tons, Captain Holt, for San Francisco, with pas- sengers. January 19.-Gwalior, barque, 505 tons, Cap- tain Alexander, for Manilla, in ballast. January 19.-Blenheim, ship, 809 tons, Captain Mollison, for London. Passengers-Rev. Mr. Walpole, Mr. and Mrs. Hilson, Dr. Williams, Messrs. Hay, Ashton, Warner, and a native boy.