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THE EMPIRE. THURSDAY, MARCH 6, 1851. THE POLICE OFFICE. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 6 March 1851
THE EMPIRE. THURSDAY, MARCH ü, 1801. THE POLICE OFFICE. IT is not often that wc visit thc Police Office ; but we never go anywhere, with- out looking well about us. In spending a few hours with Mr. Hill at this fashion- able place on Friday last, we had leisure and ample opportunities to observe, not only tho talent, erudition, and dignity displayed in the grave potentates, but the discipline and order enforced in the duti- ful underlings of tho establishment. We never were great book-worms ; tho way of picking up knowledge which some rhytustev ov playwright (we will get thc name from Mr. Hill,) sung about, in thc dawn of English liberty, has always been a favourite way of ours. We have genc I rally found our " sermons in stones;" and j gleaned our political lessons from tho ! stubble-fields of social life. We aro self I willed, singular-natured, Hill-over scrambling creatures; not having tho I smallest admiration for Picnics, and caring nothing for thc objurgatory ex- cellencies of...
No title [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 6 March 1851
JAMES SEA, Esq., the highly respected Manager of the Union Bank of Australia, expired last evening, at his residence, in Hunter-street after a painful and protracted &nbsp; illness. Few members of this community have lived more generally esteemed, and perhaps none will be more sincerely lamented in death than Mr. SEA, whose affable deportment, charitable disposition, and sterling inte- grity, will receive the heart-felt testimony of all who knew him.
THE WORKING CLASSES OF GREAT BRITAIN. Their present condition, and thc means of their improvement and Elevation. A Prize Essay. CHAP.IX—HINTS TO WORKING PEOPLE (Continued from our last. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 6 March 1851
THE WORKING CLASSES OF GREAT BRITAIN. Their present condition, and thc means of their improvement and Elevation. A Prize Essay. By the Rev. Samuel G. Green, A.B. CHAP. IX. - HINTS TO WORKING PEOPLE. (Continued from our last.) The SAVINGS' BANK is another very certain means by which you can economise your means, and secure, to some extent, your pecuniary inde- pendence. Whether it is to he preferred to the Friendly Society I will not stay to decide. Somo would incline to the latter, because the support is forthcoming there only at the time ot need ; whereas the opportunity of drawing money from the bank is often so tempting that they might be induced to do so without necessity, and thus lose the real benefit. Then the advantage of the friendly society begins at once ; that of the savings' bank is not felt, until the sum deposited has become large. There is force in these reasons. &nbsp; But then, on tho other hand, the money in ihe Bank is your own. There is a sense of proper...
Before the Police Magistrate, and Mr. M'Lerie. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 8 March 1851
Before tho Police Magistrate, and Mr. M'Lerio. WAGES.-John Terry Hughes was summoned by John Brown, a labouring man, for £21 13s. 4d., being the balance of eighteen months' wages due to the latter for servitude. Ii. appears that ho had .entered into tho service of defendant in 1847, at a salary of £25 per annum, and continued in it until the'28th of January, 1851 ; during which thilba ^running account was kept, the payments having been mndo indiscriminately and at differ- ent times. After the first agreement had ex- pired, it seems that a second had been entered into, making tho money payable quarterly. No regular settlement had beou made, or any hillanco struck, until January lust, when a creditor and debtor account was made out by a Mr. Connor, a clerk in the em ploy ment of Mr. Hughes, and a memorandum of tho result, (being tho sum above mentioned), was hnnded over to the complainant. It was upon thia document that tho information chiefly rested. Mr. Dowling ¡n tho outset advised...
DEPARTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 8 March 1851
DEPARTURES. March 7.-Phantom, brig, 158 tons, Captain Henry Brown, for Adelaide, Passengers-Mr. and Mrs. li. A. A. Morehead, two children and female servant ; Miss Coghlnn, Miss Cox, Miss Moore, Mr. Turton, Mr. Fowler, Mr. Dally, Mr. Allon Mr. J. W. Jolly, Mr. Groyden, Mr.' John Dawdel, Mr. William Windsor, Mr. Edward Brewster, and two Masters Cox. March 7.-Sir John Byng, brig, 169'tons, Cap John Thom, for Launceston. Passengers-Mrs. Thom and son, Mr. Doyle, Mr. Daniel J. Mavin, Mr. Alexander Stewart, Mr. John Stewart, Mrs. Doyle, Miss Euphemia Stewart, Miss Eliza Stewart, Miss Kate Stewart,'Miss Ann Stewart, Master Charles Stewart, Master Henry Stewart, Master Alfred Stewart, Miss Jane Stewart, Miss Margaret Stewart,-Stewart. March 7.-Lavina, schooner, 6-4 tons,. Captain John Murphy, for Moreton Bay,. Passengers Mr. Thorne, Mr. Calditch, Mr! Jonson, Mr. P. Maloney, Mr. John Booth, Mr. J. Murrav, Mr. \V: Smith. March 7.-Essington, brig, 123 tons, Captain Mills, for , Port Fairy. Pas...
CLEARANCES. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 8 March 1851
CLEARANCES. March 7.-Katherine Stewart Forbes, barque, 457 tons, Captain William Knight, for London. Passengers-Mr. J. T. Smith.'Mrs. Smith, Mr. J; Clark, Mr. G. Macausland, Mr. A. Macausland, Mrs. Macausland, Miss Mary Macausland, Miss Margaret Macausland, Miss Christina Macausland, Mr. Thomas Hughes, Mrs., Master, and Miss Laidall. March 7.-William, schooner, 62 tons, Captain Tizard, for' Melbourne. Passengers-Mr. and Mrs. Holt and child, and six in the steerage.
INSOLVENT COURT. FRIDAY. Before the Chief Commissioner. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 8 March 1851
INSOLVENT COUIiT. FlUIUY. Before the Chief Commissioner. Samuel Terry Hughes, a third meeting; debts to the amount of £10 and upwards wore prov*]. A claim of £42 was tendered, and rejected, on th« ground of infancy. It was arranged tiiat nothing further should be dono in the matter,, but that' another meeting might be culled upan, thirty dave notice being given. Samuel Allon Wood,, a single meeting,.; debts to tho amount of £92, and upwards, were proved. MEETINGS TO-DAY. Charles Appleton, for certificate,, an adjourwd. meeting afc 10. Thomas Molloy, a singlé meeting at 11.
FLOUR MARKETS. February 27. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 8 March 1851
February 27. Hie Melbourne mitrlotocands at last quotations, niul barely sulHciont .'\Vj)q,'vt:¿-c' arriving to supply the demand. At Alison and Knight's mill ; lino flour £17, seconds .£ li), per ton of 200U lbs. ; wheat from Cs. 6d.¡; perbushel. Dight'3 mills quote the same foi\¡ flour, and Gs. per bushel for wheat. ; .... .. , The Kilmore-Steam Flour Mills quote fino flour at £17, seconds £15 ; wheat at from 5s. 9d. to Cs. per bushel,. The Hobart Town Mills quote fine flour at £14 ; wheat from 5s. 9d. to Cs. per bushel, selling freely.-Argus, February 28.
DOMESTIC. Abstract of Auction Sales. THIS DAY.. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 8 March 1851
DOMESTIC. Abstract of Auction Sales. THIS DAY. . Mr. STEWART--At tho HorsoBivzunr, nt 11 o'olock. Gig and Saddle Mare, Ponies and /lacks, .1 Cleveland Entire, Cnrnage Horses and Mures. Mr. ARMSTRONG-At Woollcr's Repository, Gcorgo street, at H o'clock, Harness for various pur- poses. Mr. W. G. MOORE-A.fc tho,Labour Bazaar, I'itt streot, Unredeemed.PÍedges. Mr. JOUN SMITH-On the premises, Bourke-strect, Surry Hills, at ll o'clock, Household fur- niture, tte.
SETTLERS WHOLESALE PRICE CURRENT. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 8 March 1851
SETTLERS* WHOLESALE PRECE CURRENT. WHEAT-Sales continue very brisk, at from os. 6d. to 6s. per bushel. FLOUR-ls firm at £16 per ton, and stocks on hand limited MAIZE-In demand at from 3s. 4d. to 3s. 6d. per bushel ENG M sn BARLEY-Continues in demand. CAPE DITTO-Is saleable for shipment. HAY-Varies from £2 10s. to £3 10s. per cwt., and the market is well supplied. BUTTER-In demand ao from ls. to ls. 2d. per lb. CHEESE-Scarce, and in demand. BACON and HAMS-Tn demand if well cured. EGGS-If fresh are very saleable. . FA i FIGS-ïu good condition aro worth 2Jd. perlb. " CALVES-Nominal.. " SHEEP-The present supply is good, and no deviation in prices. " BULLOCKS-Very prime beasts will sell ; the market continues well supplied. * TALLOW-Scarce, and in demand. HIDES-Well cured, and good sizes, very sale- able at about ld. per lb. TnnAr.cn-Sales n.rn brisker, and nrices stoadv. HENRY FERRIS, Commission Agent, Pitt-street. Sydney, March 7, 1851. Mr. Stewart's sale of Horses during the past mont...
PRODUCE CIRCULAR. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 8 March 1851
PRODUCE CIRCULAR. The arrivais of wool for sale during the past week have bee» principally i rom. the northern district. For fine and well conditioned clips, full prices have been obtained, Severnl lots of low quality have been disposed of nt a reduction on lust months' rates. I have the satisfaction to report that nt1 my weekly produce sale yesterday, all the lots were cleared off at fully last week's rates for ult descriptions, with very animated biddings. Sheepskins, Tallow, and Hides «re cleared oiF us they arrive, nt extreme prices. The following uro particulars of ray sale of wools yesterday, viz. : Lot'l, greasy, GB, G bales wool, Gid ; lot 2, scoured, same mark, 1 bale, ls. if tl. 5 lot. 3, greasy, J A, G under, 2 bales, 6Bd.; lot 4, AD, 10 bales, la. ld. ¡ lot 5, FC, 8 bales ls. 2.?d. j lot tí, IM, 24 bales ls. l$d. ; lot 7, Lil. 20 bales ls. a Jd. ; lot 8, W, 37 bales ls. 2¿d. ; lot Í), locks, same mark, 2 balea, 7J&lt;I. ; lot 10, TH, 18 bates, ls. 2Jd.j lot l l, ...
SUPREME COURT.. EQUITY SITTINGS. Friday, March 7th, 1851. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 8 March 1851
SUPREME COURT.. EQUITY SITTINGS. ïridiiv, March 7th, 1851.. Before Mr; Justice Therry. Tho Court sat for a short time this monimgy and disposed of ono or two motions. SMART V. HUOIIES. The Solicitor-Genornl mid Mr. Brondhursi. moved, in this well known cuse, for nu iitttuilimom against Mrs. Esther Hughes, for contempt, in not' executing a doed pursuant to a decree of th« Court. Mr. Foster for Mrs. Hughc-v objected i» case, that the notice of liiotion had not been served peisonuDy upon her, agreeably to tho rule of Court. Tho Solioitor-Geneml contoiuled thnfc Mw Hughes had waived tho objection, by appearing thoro by counsel, mid he observed that thero couM bo no doubt whutever that she had reserved I.IK' notice* Mr. Justice Terry-"I think she luis li*' notice, but if tho law says she must havo personal notice, I cannot help you." Tlio motion was refused ivith costs. j LATH IToùns.-Towards tho close of tho hm i ness afc tlio Police-oih'co yesterdiiy, Mr. JJroiin" j announced his inten...
Agents for the Empire. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 8 March 1851
Agents for tlio Empire. . SYDNEY AND THE SUBURBS- Mr. James Alexander liotany-st, Chippendale; Mr. Thomas Lusty, Bazaar, opposite WrighVs .Brewery, Georgt street, South; Mr, Samuel Weldon, corner.of . Burdekins Terrace and South Head Road. BATHURST,-Mr. Charles James, bookseller, Wit' Uam-strcet; and Mr. J.R. Jones, Georg«', street. ? DUNGOG.-Mr. Thomas Uanna, Postmaster. DAPTO.-Mr. John M'Rac, storekeeper. GUNDAGAI.-Mr. H. M. Turnbull, ditto. MURRURUNDI.-Mr. A. Brodie, Postmaster. PORT FAIRY.-Mr.. Edmund G leeson, storekeeper. PARRAMATTA.-Mr. Hugh Taylor. GRAFTON, CLARENCE UIVER.-Mr. William Pai- nter, Grafton Hotel, .. WINDSOR.-Mr. Robert Stewart, Watchmaker, George-street, MORETON BAT.-Mr. William Sinith, North . . Brisbane. GOULBURN.-Mr. David Davis, Old Commercial > Store, Sloane-slrcct. GUNDEROO.-Mr. Joseph Edgar, Postmaster. WARRNAMBOOL.-Mr. Thomas C. Gosling. PORT MACQUARIE.-Mr. James Phelps,' Baker, Clarence-street. KIAMA.-Mr. James Colley, Postmaster. %* Agents pill he ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 8 March 1851
1 ADVERTISEMENTS. Direct from the First London PuDiisuorj. rilHE LARGEST STOCK of MUSIC in tho X Colon Y. , PiANO MUSIC. OVERTURES and SE LEU T AIRS from favourito Operas, arranged as Solos and Duets Tho newest TO LK A S, Q (JA DRIL LES, WA I/l'ZES and GALOPSj many superbly illustrated A great variety of new and fashionable SONGS A choice selection of admired GERMAN SONGS Music for the Elute, Pluto and Piano, Violin, j Violin and Piano, Harp, Harp and Piano, and the Guitar Instructions Hooks by Lemoine, John Ptirry, Nightingale, Cramer, Kalkbrenner, Eavesturf, ¡ i Metzbor, Heller, &c, for the Piano, Violin, Guitar, Flute, Clarionet, Cornet, i'lageolet, | «fcc. Instructions for Singing, by Lablache i Solfèges de Zingarolli, with piano accompani- ments, by liorgangiui I I A variety of Sacred Musio Ijyric Drama, now publishing-the Operas of Figaro, Norma1, Barbiere, Freischutz, and Son nambula, may he bad complete Jnllien's Album for 1851, handsomely embellished, j price- one g...
The Empire's Letter Box. A VISIT TO NEW ZEALAND. CHAP. VI.-PORT NICHOLSON. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 8 March 1851
The Empire's Letter Box. . . A VISIT TO NEW ZEALAND. CHAP. VI.-POUT NICHOLSON. Bpfore sunrise I was on deck,nnxioustosee ns muchas I could of the Coast of New Zealand. But the atmosphere was heavily charged with vapour, and I could make out nothing like land. » Even the old hands thought we must ' have been mistaken about Cape Farewell. The captain looked "glum," and Bacchus, Whose familiarity with the localities had sud- denly increased his importance, began to doubt seriously whether we were a!I right. It was blowing fresh from the northward, and we were close hauled on the larboard tack, with a heavy sea on, Eight bills sounded, and we went below to breakfast; but before it was half over, thc ominous cry was heard, All hands ( bout ship.' " nnd I immediately rushed upon deck. Never shall I forget the grandeur of the scene 1 The mist had partly cleared away, dsscovering the cloud-capped penlc of Kapiti, or Entry Island, not (ive miles distant from the ship's bows. The roaring of t...