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VANDIEMEN'S LAND. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 8 March 1851
VAN DI EM Ii K'S LAND. WK copy from tho Melbourne Argua, tho follow* ing report of proceedings in tho case of Mr M'Munus, heforo tlie Supremo Court, tuleen fron tho Colonial Timen. UK T. V. M'MANUS. Tho prisoner was brought into court Fob. IS (dressed in ti completo siïit of groy) in tho cus- tody of Mr. Ballantyne, whoso return to the //abran corpus was read by tho clerk of tho court. It being a very long return, Mr. Knight, as counsel for tho' prisoner, moved that tho return bo (tied, and prayed tho indulgonco of a short delny, in order that ho might obtuh a copy there- of, and thus ho guided ny tho necessary steps ; after snmo little, discussion, it was agreed that the argument thereon should stand over until this day, Tuesday. The prisoner was then remaudud to'thc custody of Mr. Ballantyne. KXPAU'I'H T. li. M'MASMJS. Tho Solicitor-General «aid that tho Superin- tendent of tho Cascades station was present, with a return to tho /tabeas corpiu, mid tho hotly of tho prisoner. Tito r...
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. ARRIVALS, [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 8 March 1851
. ARRIVALS, March 7.-Petrel, ship, 848 tons, .Captain Taylor, feom Adelaide, the 19 th ultimo. Pas- sengers-Mr. Campbell, Mr. Hardy,, Mr, Banck, Dr. J. F. Lucas, Miss Hughes, Mr. Forrest/Lady, and son, Mr. Powdrhill, Mr. Morgan, Mr. Wm. Hughes, Mr. Samuel Highes, Miss Marianne Bose, Mr. and Mrs. John Metcalfe, and two children, Mr. William Bullock, Mr. Hayes; Messrs. John and George Gray. March 7.-Diana, brig, 103 tons, Captain Peake, from Melbourne, the 28th ultimo. Pas- sengers-Mr. Lindsay Young, Mr. Williams, Messrs. Valentine, Thomas, McDonald, Wasson, Davis, and Donovan. *». The ship signalled to the northward at sundown, had not made tho port at the time of our going to press.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 8 March 1851
THE EMPIRE, OA iL Y" JOURNAL OF NEWS, TOLITICS, AND COMMERCE, h Published every Morning, at 6 o'clock. Térras ot* Subscription :-Soven Shillings and Six p«it;o per Quarter, or Two and Sixpence por Month, payable in advance. . .Single Numbers-Three Halfpence. Advertisements-Two^Shüliiigs and' Sixpence toi th« íir.Ht, and Ninepence ; for every additional loch, lor each Insertion. OPINIONS OV THE TRESS. ¿i \ 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 are wpll and vigorously written."-Maitland Mercury, Jan. 1. The original articles are' well written, and give earnest of ru uch vigour."-Goulburn Herald, Ju«, t. "Wc congratulate our contemporary :on the elevation of sentiment discernable throughout his remarks."-Melbourne Argus, Jan 9. lt gives fair promise of speedily'assuming a 1 high rank among the Sydney Journals:"-Pori .i'hilliji Gazette, Jun. 9. " lt'has a taking air about it, remarkabl...
THE EMPIRE. SATURDAY, MARCH 8, 1851. THE MEETING OF THE COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 8 March 1851
THE EMPIRE. - SA TßR DA Y, MAH CU 8, 1851. THE MEETING- OF THE COUNCIL. TUB error of procrastination is as | generally acknowledged as it is constantly indulged. It is so ¡with individuals, and it is equally so with communities. Every body deprecates delay, whilst all mankind go on putting off the performance of un- pleasant duties. Is ib not so at this mo- ment with the good people of Sydney '( Never were tho prospects of a com mun i ty moro encompassed hy the picture of to- day than are ours. Our TO-DAY is come upon us; aud we must act for ourselves, or suffer henceforth the sad con- sequences of our inertness. As we make our bcd, so wo must take our rest. Or,-what will surely not bc better,-if wo neglect making it at all, wc must sleep on the street stones. This is not unlikely to bo the case with some of j us, who look for shelter in thc Now Constitution. I At tho risk of being thought crotchety, even by our friends, wo again urge on our fellow-citizens tho importance of tho que...
MELBOURNE MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 8 March 1851
MELBOURNE MARKETS. ' Messrs. W. M. Tennent and Go. sold yesterday 18,000 Circular Head paling afc 10s. per 100, ox Ellen and Elizabeth. Messrs. W. M. Tennent and Co. sold yesterday by public auction, ex John from Gottênbourgli, deals lix 3, 7d. to 7i&lt;i. per foot; ditto 9 x 3, 5d. to 5£d. ; battens 7 x 2¿.,. 3$d. to 3$d. per foot; ditto 2xlfc., 2$d. per ditto; baulks of timber 22s. to 24s. 6d. per .100 feet ; laths, ls. per bundle. Ex Phoabe,' 250 red deals, 5Jd., per foot; also disposed of by private contract, a.first rate cattle station, on tho King Uiver, consisting of 2,032 head at 25s. per head. SALE OF HOUSES.-At Messrs. Bear and Son's weekly salo yesterday, about 10 were brought forward ; rough hacks, and saddle and harness horses sold ut from £4 to £10 10s.; working bullocks sold.afc from £4 10s. to £6 Gs. uer mir, bows, voices, and chains given in. -Daily Newa, February 23.
STATISTICS OF LABOUR AND REMUNERATlON. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 8 March 1851
STATISTICS OF LA HOV R A N D REM 13 NE ItATlON. Thc pursuits of industry uro so numerous and varied, that wo cannot attempt, in the space to which wo nie necessarily limited, to do moro than moko a selection of facts, cxe.ii.pli ¡/raHit,, which may servo to illustrate the general value oi'lubuiir in its several departments in England, and th s circumstances of comparative somfort or privation I which tho existing rates of wages placo wi;¡du I the renell of t ho operative. From tho statements that follow iL will ho^'cu, in tho first place, that tho uvonigo amount ol re- muneration received hy tho working classes i insufficient to próvido t ho inatcriiti conditiont nf domestic happiness*; mid, in tho second place, that tho tendency of wages has been, for a o&lt;inc¡ derablo period ot time, and still is, to fall. Tho price nf labour is affected hy vnrimi«. oírcutn ! stances. In ? lurga towns thu principal UUUM- of "te depression j« to,bo.found, ty. the competition pf tnvdpsmpn ...
THE WORKING CLASSES OF GREAT BRITAIN. APPENDIX. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 8 March 1851
THE WORKING CLASSES OF GR KAT BRITAIN. Dy the Rev. Samuel G. Green, A.B. APPENDIX. WK subjoin some particulars respecting* the jwor and working classes-tho circumstances undt-r which they live and labour-gathered from various sources ; and which, it is thought, may servo to illustrate and enforce many of thc arguments of the preceding Essay. Tho public attention of late has been much.di- rected to tho subject of labour and the poor. Thu increasing tl i flic » 11 ios experienced by- industry in its competition with capital, tho tendency of wages to fall below tho subsistence point, tint existence of deep misery and acuto privait'».:t amongst the classes whose labour is tho found t tion of our national greatness as a commercial people, and the almost resistless tcmpnttions i-> dishonesty and other crimes presented hy this state of things, wera felt by many to bo soci.-¡l evils, which, tho most imperativo necessity de- manded, should he at once mitigated. Forcnmsr, amongst tho agent...
IMPOTRS. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 8 March 1851
IMPOTRS. March 7.-Petrel, ship, 848 tons, Guptai n Taylor/'from Adelaide: 200 tons salt, 1 box tin plates, I20;bundles hoop iron, 13,G00 slates, 10 bules merchandise, Order. Mai'ch 7.-Diana, brig, 1Û3 tons, Captain Poake, from, Melbourne : 1 bale 1 cask"merchan- dise, James Saddingtoh ; 60 bales Wool) 9 bundles skins, Smith, Campbell, and Co. Vs Y pair bellows, J. Connolly ; 160 casks bottled beer; Í0'!eá¿ks boef. 125 coils wool-lashing, Order. .'\ ,'\ EXPORTS"; :- ; ,;'( March 7.-Louis and Miriam, brig," 127 , tons, Captain William Pilfold,'fdr Wellington. (Addi-, tional)- 8'cases furniture, 1 case stationery, i jar varnish, Mr. Dolman ; 20 half-chests congou tea, Swain, Webbs, and Co. ; 3 casks loaf sugar, 32 mats crushed sugar, Campbell and Co. March 7.-Katherine Stewart Forbes, barque. 457 tons, Captain William Wright, for London 340 bales wool, Thomas Holt, jun. ; . 107 bales wool, It. Campbell ; 51 bales wool, Isaac Levy ; 58 bales wool, 41 casks sperm oil, 6 casks black oil, ...
COASTERS INWARDS. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 8 March 1851
COASTERS INWARDS. March 7.-Sylph, 23 tons, Luccr, from Brisbane Water, with 20,000 shingles, 7,000 feet sawn timber ; Wave, 17, Lobb, from Kiama, with 220 luishuls wheat, 290 bushels barley, 20 kegs butter ; William 4th, steamer, Sullivau,from Woolongong, with 200 bags wheat, 60 kegs butter, 4 casks uley ao pigs, and G calves ; Mary Jink1, 32, Kully, from the Richmond Uiver, with 15,01)0 feet cedar; Rose, steamer, 172, Harding, from Morpeth, with lrj2 huies wool, 58 bags maize, 137 bugs wheat, IS bags harley, 14 bags bran, '23 bags onions, (54 pigs, :»5 trusses'liay, 15 sheep, and sundries : Tamur, .steamer, 130," Taine, from Morpeth, with 3 bules .skins, 4G bales wool, 39 trusses hay, 13 flour, 1(5 bags burley, 108 bugs bran» 30 bags maize, and »uudribS. COASTERS OUTWARDS. Mat-civ 7.-William 4th; steamer, 54 tons, Sul- livan, l'or Woollongoti'r, with sundries ; Trial, 40, Halliford, lor tho Hunters' Hiver, in ballast; Svlph, 2», Lacey, for Brisbauo Water, in ballast : Marian Watson...
WARNAMBOOL. (From our own Correspondent.) [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 8 March 1851
WARNAMBOOL. (From our own Correspondent.) A DARING ROBBERY.-One of the most barefaced robberies ever committed in tbis district, took place on Monday afternoon last about one o'clock. Five or six fellows went into the Woodford Arms Inn, Woodford, &nbsp; near this township, armed with guns, and, upon seeing . . one in the bar, they rushed into the back parlour, where there was sitting &nbsp; two men and the mother of the landlady, Mrs. Brock, whom they immediately bailed up, demanding their money or their lives. On finding little money, three armed ruffians remained in the room and threatened to shoot the inmates if they attempted to give the slightest alarm, while the other fellows ran- sacked the till, cash-box, &c., with which the party decamped. In a short time after the alarm was given and parties started in pursuit. Next day Chief Constable King, lately ap- pointed, started to Woodford, and after ex- amining the premises, started also in pursuit, and got...
SHIPS' MAILS CLOSING AT THE POST OFFICE. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 8 March 1851
SHIVS' .MAILS CLOSING AT THU 1'OST OFl'tCH. London -Catherine Stewart Forbes, thia oveniiH', ab o' o'clock. a .Launceston-WHlinm, this tiny nt noon. Tho Diaim hus hui ber sharp'of tbV rough weather outside. She sighted n- Brig o» Wednes (lay last S of the Dromedery, and a Schooner off Wonllongong on the 6th ; names unknown, The ïreak has changed owners. Captain Simpson, now having the General Palmer chartered for India, for Coolies. Captain Williamson has purchased the "Freak. It 1« probable she will be again laid on JFor her original destination.
PORT PHILLIP. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 8 March 1851
PORT PHILUP, THB following advertisement from the Anti* Transportation Council appears ia the Mel- bourne papers : AUSTRALASIAN LEAGUE. THE Victoria Council of the League, having determined to send a Delegate to Great Britain, to promote tho objects of the League, gentlemen possessed of the requisite Colonial experience, general ability, and official and diplo- matic training, disposed to accept tho office, are requested to notify their intention to tha under- signed, on or before the 10th of March next. A liberal salary will be given. Applications to be addressed, sealed, " To the Council of the Victoria Branch of the Australasian League "Applications for office of Delegate to Great Britain." Under cover to me. ROBERT H. M'FARLAND. Solicitor, Clerk and Collector. Melbourne, 92, Little Collins-street West, 26th February, 1851. It seemed generally suspected by those unfavourable to such nn appointment, that an effort would me mada to confer the office on Dr. Lang. "We copy the follow...
COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE. SPIRITS ANH TOBACCO. (Complied from the Custom House Records fur Journal.) [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 8 March 1851
COMMERCIAL I2SJTELLIGENCE. SPIRITS ANH TOBACCO. (Complied from the Custom House Records fur I Journal.) Spirits anti To- bacco for the week ending Mar. 7,1851 1^* Ram, W.T. B.P. " E.T.& Mau- ritius B.P " For. States Arrack, Dato, & l.'alm-treultuni and other F.S. not cnumuriit. Brundy.... Geneva.... Whisky.... Liqueurs... British Spirits Total. Tobacco, Fig & Cavendish " Leaf ., Cigars. Snuff. Total. galls. 88829 16648 11905 3648 107506 79096 13499 298 6388 32781 lbs 97128 320 29026 1748 131109 a galls. 12S40 nil 1340 1973 nil .5 nil 16210 lbs. 398 nil 7338 nil. 7736 >3 galls. 3755 297 nil ¡rails, nil 148 2172 1232 141 3; 71 7671 lbs. 2987 nil 3571 nil galls. 97914 16203 nil I 11905 3648 852 105822 454 79383 452 12906 nil j 352 .. I 6317 1906 334450 lbs. 1635 nil 258, nil lbs. 92904 3207 33749 1748 3344 3893.'l31fi08
Police Office. Friday, March 7. Before His Worship the Mayor, and the Police Magistrate. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 8 March 1851
Police Office. Friday, March 7. Before His Worship tho Mayor, and the Police Magistrate. HABITUAL DRUNKARDS.-lu disposing of the «Kw$es of drunkenness this morning, his Worship tho Mayor remarked on the repeated appearance of the same offenders before him, and expressed his determination to diminish the nuisance if possible. Several of tho prisoners were conse- ! quently called on to find sureties for their good behaviour, and in default, were sentenced to one month's imprisonment.-We fully concur in the remarks which fell from his Worship. A WORTHLESS FELLOW.-Thomas Gould was charged with abandoning his wife and children. Tiie wife stated that for ten months past her husband had never provided her with lodging or food. On being asked whether the complainant was his wife, tho fellow refused to acknowledge lier ;-he said ho did not know-pleaded inability to get work, on which the magistrate remarked, that such a plea was ridiculous in this colony. Ho was sentenced to pay 10s. arweek ...
MORT AND BROWN'S PRODUCE SALE. Thursday, March 6, 1851. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 8 March 1851
MORT AND BHOVVN'S PKODUUfc SALE. Thursday, March 6, 1851. Lot 4, handwashed, JW, 9 bales wool, ls. 2d. ; lot 5, MAN, 4 bales, ls. ld. ; lot ti. WN, 13 bales, ls. l-|d. ; lot 7, locks, IN, 3 bales, i)Jd. ; lot 8, same mark, 8 bales,, lt. Uti. ; lot il, TR. 5 bales, ls. 4|d. j lot 10, same mark, 12 bales, ls. l$d.; lot U, EN, 17 bales, 1B. Ud. ; lot 12. S, Kunder, 18 bales, ls. ld. ; lot 13, E, RC under, 6 bales, ls. Id.j lot 14, M, ES under, G bales, 1«. ld.; lot 15, C, 4 bales, ls. ld.: lot 16, MU, 4 bales; ls. ld: ; lot 17, L, 1 bale, ls. OJd. ; ¡ot 18, handwashed, FMC, 1 bale, ls. lot 1.9, «ame mark, grease, 10 bales, 5-£d. ; lot 20, screenings, JM, Lewis under, 1 bnle, 9Jd. ; lot 21, rams and dirty fleece, same mark, 1 bale, ls. OJd. ; lot 22, locks and dirty fleece, same «nark, 3 bales, lOJd. : lot j 23, handwaslied, fl, 24 bales, ls 2Jd. : lor, 24, M, 26 boles, ls. Ohd ; )ot25,B, 3 unles.ls. 2hU lot 27, G, KO under, 10 bales, ls. OJd. ; lot 28, A in triangle, LC under, 2 bales,...
No title [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 10 March 1851
SYDNEY:-Printed by RODERT BARE, Ab. 124, York-street; and Published by HENRY PARKE*. Sole Proprietor, at &lt;. THE EMPIRE" Oßiee, Hunter-street, in thc city 0/ Sydney, aforMia, Monday, March IO, 1851. ,
DEPARTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 10 March 1851
DEPARTURES. March 8.-Salacia, brig, 296 tons, Captain Armstrong, for London. March 8.-Louis and Miriam, brig, 127 tons, Captain Pilfold, for Wellington. Passengers Mr. Peters, Mr. Thomas Green, Mr. and Mrs. Wilkie and two childreu, Mr. Peter Wilkie, Mr. Moore, Mr. Dolman, and Mr. Wylie. March 8.-Hooghly, ship, 466 tons, Captain Sproul, for Londou. Passengers-Mr. and Mrs. Graves, March 8.-William, schooner, 62 tons, Captain Tizard, for Melbourne. Passengers-Mr. and Mrs. Holt and child, and six in the steerage.
TO ADVERTISERS. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 10 March 1851
TO ADVERTISERS. Advertisements cannot bo withdrawn after 4 o'clock in the afternoon ; but new ones will be received till 9 o'clock, every evening before publication. All Advertisements most .have the nnmber bi Insertions intended written legibly on . the; manuscript, otherwise they will be repeated till countermanded by the Advertiser. EMPIRE OFFICE, January 18.
CLEARANCES. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 10 March 1851
CLEARANCES. March 8.-Beaver, schooner, 78 tons, Captain Cooper, for : Moreton Bay. Passengers - Mr. Ellis, Mr. Mansfield, Mrs. Watson, Miss M'Giniss, Miss M'Nab, Mr. and Mrs. Payne . and, two children, Mr.-J. Palman, Mr. Daniel Thornton, Mr. P. Jphnaon, and Mr. Reasney. March 8.--Thömas and Henry, brig, 235 tons, CapUin Bennett, for Adelaide. Passengers-Jtfr. and Mrs. Low, Mr. Allen, Mr. J. Smith, Mr. John Smith, Mr. and Mrs. Jjiimb and 4 children, Mr. M'Williams, Mr. John Cleary, Mr. and Mrs. Kirk, Mr. Farrell, Mr. George Smith. March 8.-Moselle, barque, 393 tons, Captain Thomson, for Manila, via Newcastle, in ballast. March 8.-Dart, brig, 154 tons, Captain Collins, for Melbourne. Passengers-Lieutenant Hart, Mr. Hooker, Mr. Wade, Mr. Farrell, Mr. C. Keif, Mr. Regan, Mrs. Clean, Mr. Slater, Mr. Davis, Mr. Thistlewood, Mr. Barber, Mr. and Miss Bigge, Mr. and Mrs. Kirk.