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IMPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 10 March 1851
IMPORTS. Marah 8.-Statesman, barque, 345 tons, Capt. J. C, Hawkes, from Shanghai, via Port Phillip : Part of original cargo from Shanghai-1672 paokages black ten, 2338 packages green tea, 500 packages tea, 6 boxes merchandise, 1 box, Griffiths, Punning, and Co.; 212 packages toa, li. Towns. March 9.-Shamrock, schooner, 85 tons, Cap- tain Gray, from Melbourne, 41 bales wool, Smith, Campbell, and Co. ; 6 tons oilman's stores, Guth- ridge. March 9.-Hirondelle, schooner, 100 tons, Cap- tain \V. H. Saunders, from Melbourne, 2 cases merohaudise,Thompson and Son ; 10 hhds. brandy, H. Mooro j 3 bales slops, Isaac Levy ; 2 bales merchandise, H. Cohen ; í caso merchandise, J. haddington ; 3 and a half tierces tobacco, order. March 8.-Wild Irish Girl, brig, 125 tons, Capt. Todd, from Adelaide, 400 bags Sour, J. Macnu marra ; 178 bags coffee, order. March 8.-Nantilus, barque, 191 tons, Captain Dryden, from Launceston, 1055 sucks wheat, 500 sacks flour, li. Campbell Turtius ; 950 palings, 54 cas...
EXPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 10 March 1851
EXPORTS. March S.-Thomas and Henry, brig, 235 tons, Captain Bennett, for Adelaida : 35,000 feet cedar, 3217 spokes, 38 pairs dray shafts, 3 pack- ages 1 mail coach, Wm. Brown ; 20 boxes 3 cases biscuits, 3 cases cigars, L. and S. Spycr. Marci) 8.-Dart, brig, 154 tons, Captain Collins, for Melbourne : 1 engine, 1 boiler, 8 packages morolmndisc, Philip Levey ; 25 octavos «lion y, Lyall, Scott, and Co. ; 18 casos merchan- dise, ' 2'i ' coils cordage, 12 bundles spades, 2 bnndles frying puns, 5 casks merchanoliso and sundries, Mr. Hooker ; 31 coses nnd 5 bales merchandise, James Wade ; 2 casks oil, Buyers and Lockhoad ; 2 pack'igos furniture, Thomas Meads ; 4 casks oil, 1 box merchandise, Charles Chapman ¡ 700 bushels maizo, 40 tons coals, 3 0,000 feet oodar, 1 case, Sheppard and Algor.
No title [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 10 March 1851
INSURANCE COMPANIES' FIRE BRIGADE.- This body which was called into existence shortly after tho occurrence of the late calamitous fire in Hun- ter-street, basin the short interval, acquired re markablo skill and facility in the use of engines, owing we understand to the regularity and fre- quency with which it practices in the outskirts. Query-Could not our City Firemen take a lesson from this. Captain R. M. Jackson reports having expe- rienced a fearful thunder storm on Monday even- ing last, accompanied with heavy gales of wind. The storm lasted about two hours, during which the Wanderer was compelled to " lay to," when the gale abated, and she steered her course. Tho Massachusetts has had an unfortunate cruise, having taken only 700 barrels sperm oil, being out from New Bedford . since 17th August, 1848. She reports the schooner Secret being at Guam, offered for sale. Captain Jamieson had suffered from ill health, and it was a question whether the Secret would return to this port...
Poetry for the people, YOU AND I. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 10 March 1851
-: Poetry for lb« people, YOU AND I. Who would scorn his humble fellow, . -. For the coat he wears ? For tne'.twVerty he suffers ? For his daily cares ? Whoiwould pass him in the footway With averted eye ? Would you, brother ? No, you would not. . If you would-not I. Who, when vice and crime, repentant, With a grief sincere, Ask'd for pardon, would refuse it More than Heaven severe ? Who to erring woman's sorrow Would with taunts reply ? Would you, brother ? No you would not. If you would-not I. Who would say that all who differ Foom his sect must be Wicked sinners, Heaven-rejected, Sunk in Error's sea, And censign them to perdition With a holy sigh ? Would you, brother ? No, you would not. If you would-not I. Who would say that six days' cheating, In the shop or mart, Might be rubb'd, by Sunday praying, From the tainted heart. If the Sunday face were solemn And tho oredit high ? "Would you, brother? No, you would not. If you would-not I. * Who would say that vice is virtue In a hal...
COASTERS INWARDS. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 10 March 1851
COASTERS INWARDS. Muroh 8.-Jessie, 45, Wrlkor, from tho Rich* mond River, with 23,000 feet uedtirj Mary Ann, 12, Chistio, from the IJuwkcsburv River, with 200 bushels maize, 243 bushels oats, 9 bags whea j Lbag peas, 2 oases bops j Neptune, 15, Awgustet from Shell Harbour, with 360 bushels wheat, 200, bushels barley, 1 cwt. potatoes; Ampbitrite, 19, Baxter, from Shell Harbour, with 150 bushels, grain, 3 tons potatoes, 10 kegs butter , Bee, 12, Smith, from Kiama,with 3 bags peas, 2 cases eggs, 3 kegs honey, 1 cask tallow, 100 barley, 32 bags wheat, 50 "kegs butter, 32 boards ; Adventure, Peters, from Newcastle, with 466 bushels whaat, 100 bushels barley, 40t' bushels maize, 30 cwt. onions ; Thistle, steamer, 127 Mullhall, from Morpeth, with 159 hides, 1 bale sheepskins, 25 kegs tobacco, 391 bushels maize, 111 bushels wheat, 185 bushels barley, 14 bags potatoes, 27 bags onions, 32 bags bran, 36 bags flour, 26 trusses hay, 2 cases fruit, 2 cases merchandise, 71 sheep, and sundries.
No title [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 10 March 1851
MB. JOHN HOWSON'S BENEFIT.-Mr, J. Howson makes bis appeal to his friends and patrons, this evening, and we trust that his call may be well responded te. Mr. J. How eon is too well known to the opera lovers of the Victoria to require further comment at our hands.- Suffice it 'to say that the en- tertainments provided for this evening are well chosen, and possessing sufficient diversity ito please all who may visit the Theatre. STOLEN CIGARS.-It will be seen by a parAgrnph elsewhere that a large quantity of cigars bas been recently stolen from one of thu ships in harbour. Parties dealing in this commodity will do well to keep in mind the circumstance, in the event of any quanti- ties of the article being offered for their purchase, and in such case to render every assistance in promoting the ends of justice. NAEKOW ESCAPE.-On Saturday evening last, a woman, while in a beastly state of intoxication, fell off the Ma-iket Wharf into the water, and would undoubtedly have perished had not ...
INSOLVENT COURT. SATURDAY. Before the Chief Commissioner. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 10 March 1851
INSOLVENT COURT. SATURDAY. Reforo tho Ohief Commissioner. Charles Appleton, adjourned meotihg to' ' tifiuatc. Tho oxainination of witnesses jjUinod, and was again adjourned until MQ" /. ^thisday,) at half-past 1. Charles Molloy, a single meeting j debts to the amount of £820 las, 5s, were, proved, The fa Doivent and some witnesses were examined, directions were given for the disposal of the stook . in trade, lease, license, good will, horse and gig, And a portion of the furniture. MEETINGS TO-DAY. Robert Richardson, an adjourned single meet- ing at half-past 10. Arathea Vincer, a single meeting at ll, (at Maitland.) Charles Appleton, an adjourned certifícate meeting, at half-past 1. TO-MORROW. John Kennedy, a single meeting at 11. William Dettmer, a single meeting at 12, Charles Alexander Armytage, an adjourned single meeting at half-past i 2. J. A. Wood, an adjourned single meeting, at half-past 1. WEDNESDAY. John Smith Papps, an adjourned single meeting at. ll, THUUSDAY. William M...
Before the Police Magistrate, [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 10 March 1851
Before tl)e Police Magistrate, SnocKiNG DEPRAVITY, - A labouring: 01,10 named Thomas Hancey, was brought up on Thurs- day, on the charge of having violated the person of his own daughter Jane Hancey, a girl about fourteen years of age. The offence was first com- mitted iii December, and was last repeated on the 25th ultimo; the repetitions according to the girl's testimony being as many as "ten." The prisoner is a married man ; but it is clear from the testimony of the girl that his manner of living was extremely loose, and that consequently the bringing up of the family was stained by some of the worst incidents of an irregular life. Amoug other unfortunate circumstances, it appears the mother was suffering imprisonment both before and after the incest was first committed a fact which of course facilitated to some extent the father's design. The wretched man en- deavoured to preserve the secrecy of the crime by threatening to beat the girl if she should "say anything about it"; and...
Police Office. Saturday, March 8. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 10 March 1851
Police Office. Saturday, March 8. Bt'.foro His Worship the Mayor, and the Police Magistrate. SiiortiiFTiNO. - An old man named James Collins was charged with stealing a hassock, of the value of 2s. 6d., from tho shop of Mr. Hill, tho upholsterer, in King-street. It appeared in evidence that tho prisoner had snatched tho has- sock from a window where it was placed for show, and then ran away into Pitt-street. Information was given by s young woman passing, and the prisoner was pursued and given in charge by ono ol' the shopmen. Committed for trial. SUSPECTED ROUBEKY.-John Thomna Scone, Elasteror, residing in Castlereagh-strect, M'as rought before tho Bench, on suspicion of being concerned in the robbery of £21 from a Mrs. Marshall. Tho defendant stated that having been engaged to make some repairs on the pre- mises of Mr. Wood, wine merchant, and being in want of a labourer, ho went to thc comer of Market and George-streets, and there hired a man, whose name ho (tho défendant) did no...
COASTERS OUTWARDS. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 10 March 1851
COASTERS OUTWARDS. March 8. - Peacock, 19, Hawley, fort« the Hawkesbury, with sundries; Mary * Ann, 12, Christie, for the Hawkesbury, with 'sundries; Ed- ward, 29, Hutton, for Newcastle; with sundries; Neptune, 15, Auguste, for Shell Harbour, in bal- last : Orcadian, 14, Laughton, for the Hawkes- bury, with sundries ; Scout, 23, Lowther, for the Williams Uiver, with sundries ; Emu, 34, Towns- end, for the Bellinger, with sundries ; Harriett, 30, Brown, for the Richmond, in ballast ; Travel- ler's Bride, 32, Lindguest, for Newcastle, in bal- last; Ampliitrite, 19, Baxter, for Shell Harbour, with sundries; Liberty, 58, Johnson, for Wide Bay, with sundries : Wave, 17, Lobb, for Shoal- haven, in ballast ; Rose, steamer, 172, Harding, sor Morpeth, with sundries. The Ann Mary brings 40 logs cedar, 1 log pine, 7 casks tallow, 44 bales wool. She reports the Emma, hence having arrived on the 26th ultimo. Two of the Chinamen died on the pus sage from debility ; the Mary Stewart and Toroa were...
DOMESTIC. Abstract of Auction Sales. THIS DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 10 March 1851
DOMESTIC. Abstract of Auction Sales. THIS DA.Y. MR. J. G. COHEN.-Afc lu's ttootns, nfc ll o'clooh Gloves, Luce, Noedles, Muslins, Bonnets. Mn. C. NEWTON.-At his Booms, nt 12 o'clock, the schounor Petrel, 70 tons. Mn. KouEiiTS.-At Bridge-street, nt 11 o'clock. Household Furn ¡turo, «ftc. ' Mn, S. LYONS.-Afc his Mart, afc ll o'olock, Flnn nol, Now Zealand Wool Lashing, li» barri'l* Cod Pish. Afc 12 o'clook,' Camperdown Allot - men ts ; a Cottage on the Camperdown Hoad. Mn. H. I). Cockburn.-At tho corner ol" Pitt »nd Park-streets, ut ll o'clook, Furniture, Kitchen Utensils, and sundries. Mu. W. G. MOORE.-Afc his Mart, nt ll o'clock, Household Furniture, Horse, Cart, ami ll»" HUHS,
Agents for the Empire. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 10 March 1851
Agents for the Empire. j SYDNEY AND TUB SUBURBS-Mr. James Alexander j Botany-st, Chippendale; Mr. Thomas Lusty, Bazaar, opposite Wright's Brewery, George i street, South : Mr. Samuel Weldon, corner of \ Burdekin's Terrace and South Head Hoad. BATHURST.-Mr. Charles James, bookseller, Wil- liam-street; and Mr. J. JR. Jones, George street. DUNGOG.-Afr. Thomas Hanna, Postmaster. DAPTO.-Mr. John M'llae, storekeeper. GuNDAGAr.-Mr. H. M. Turnbull, ditto. MURRURUNDI.-Mr. A. Brodie, Postviaster. PORT FAIRY.-Mr. Edmund Gleeson, storekeeper. PARRAMATTA.-Mr. Hugh Taylor.. GRAFTON, CLARENCE UIVER.-Mr, William Pal- mer, Grafton Hotel. WINDSOR.-Mr. Jiobcrt Stewart, Watchmaker, George-street. MORETON BAT.-Mr. William Sviith, North Brisbane. GOULBURN.-Mr. David Davis, Old Commercial Store, Sloane-slrcci. GUNDEROO.-Mr. Joseph Edgar, Postmaster. WARRNAMBOOL.-Mr. Thomas C. Gosling. PORT MACQUARIE.-Mr. James Phelps, Bakary Clarence-street. KIAMA.-Mr. James Colley, Postmaster. *** Agents will be appointe...
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 10 March 1851
ARRIVALS.-;'1" :'W March 8.'-Statesman, barque^ 3*5 tons, Capt. J. C. Hawkes, from Shanghai the 13th December, and Fort Phillip the 4th instants Passengers Mr. and Mrs. Rutter, Mr. and "^Mm Howe and child, Mr. Mollison, and Mr. Thoma's Young. : March 8.-Ann Mary, schooner, 51 tons, Capt. George-Jackson, from Moreton Bay tho 27th ultimo. Passengers-Eight in the steerage. March 8.-Wanderer, brig,~Captain B. M. Jackson, from Melbourne the 5th instant, in ballast. Passengers-Colonel Shadforth, Mr. Barclay, Master Barclay. March 8.-Wild Irish Girl, 125 tons, Captain Todd, from Adelaide the 21st ultimo. Passen- gers-Mr. Alger, Mrs. Sheppard, Mr. Mackay, Mr. Crocker, Mr. and Mrs. Harrison, Mr. and Mrs. Chellen and one child, Mrs. Davis and three children, Mr. Marsden, Messrs. John Devlin, John King, John Morrison, and W. Sutton. Marchs.-Nautilus, barque, 191 tons, Captain Dryden, from Launceston the 3rd instant. Pas- sengers-Mr. Eumey and John Jones. March 8.-Massachusetts, U. S. whaling s...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 10 March 1851
THE EMPIRE, DA ÍIVY JOURNAL OF NEWS, POLITICS, AND COMMERCE, . Is Published every Morning, at 6 o'clock. Terms of Subscription :-Seven Shillings and Six penco per Quarter, or Two trad Sixpence per Month, payable in advance. Single Numbers-Three Halfpence. Advertisements-Two Shillings and Sixpence ioi thu first, and Ninepence for every additional Inch, for each Insertion. OPlNrONS OP THE PRESS. ¿C Y\7"^ ure glad to be afc liberty to admire the VV tone and spirit of its arguments." Sydney tforniny Herald, Dec. 31. " Its numerous leading articles are well and vigorously written."-Maitland Mercury, Jan. 1. " The original articles aro well written, and give earnest ol'much vigour."-Goulburn Herald, lan. 4. " We congratulate our contemporary on the deration of'sentiment discernable throughout his remarks."-Melbourne Argus, Jan 9. . " It gives fair promise of speedily assuming a high rank among the Sydney Journals."-Port Phillip Gazette, Jan. 9. " lt has a laking air about it, remarkably s...
THE WORKING CLASSES OF GREAT BRITAIN. APPENDIX. (Continued from our last.) [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 10 March 1851
THE WORKING- CLASSES OP GREAT BRITAIN; By the Rev.- Samuel G. Green, A.B. APPENDIX. ( Continued from our last.) The worst-paid work is the making' up the eon - tract clothes ibr the army, navy, police, tfcc. In the following tabular statement are illustrations. Tho prices actually paid the workmen are shown, in connection with those which, in the opinion of fully competent and impartial judges, ought to be paid them, to secure the means of even a bar© subsistence : ARMY SUPPLIES BY CONTRACT. . Greatcoat for army and artillery contracted for, first for the materials, then for makiug-up, under ls. each, including cutting, &c. lt takes seven to eight hours to make one coat. Some women can only make one in the day, say three in two days, paid at 5d. each ; per- week.'Ss. 9d. Deduct 9d. for thread, leaves 3s. for lodging, clothing, living, and candles.. ers. 9 Moy al Artillery. Private's coat. Trowsers with stripe. [Must work almost all night to get food, and often on Sun- day to...
REVIEW. REPRESENTATIVE MEN — SEVEN LECTURES [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 10 March 1851
REVIEW REPRESENTATIVE MEN-SEVEN LECTURES By R. W. Emerson. THIS is an extraordinary book by an extra- ordinary writer. Both one and the other nre far beyond the average : both are the antipodes of common-place. Yet, it is a book for every- day people, and on a common topic. Every reader feels it is a book for him : it comes home to every man's business and bosom ; as Bacon expressed it. And it is a book which no man cnn read without having his opinions modified or influenced in some de- gree. Tlie writings of Emerson are eminently thought-exciting, and none of them more so than the present work. It is a most signifi- cant sign of the times to find books of this class taking their places amongst " Popular Libraries," and " Shilling Volumes for all Headers." The distinguishing characteristic of all Emerson's writings is Originality. He is emphatically an original man. But he is original because he is a man. He believes that every man has his own place and work assigned bim in the univ...
THE EMPIRE. MONDAY, MARCH 10, 1851. CALIFORNIA, THE SYDNEY HERALD, AND THE SYDNEY PEOPLE. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 10 March 1851
THE EMPIRE. MONDAY, MARCH IQ, 1851. - CALI i^OIi NI A, THE SYDNEY HERALD, AND THE SYDNEY PEOPLE. Mus. GAMP of the Sydney press continues loud in her denunciations of this unhappy region of gold. She raises her voice in an admonitory whine against the " blind- ness of us Sydney folk,"-the ingratitude of the labouring class, to conic out hore at the expense of the colony, and then re- ship themselves fora more acceptable soil, the infatuation of thc government in not at once putting a stop to such shameful practices, and much moro of the same tenor, worthy of so reputable and gar- rulous an old lady. Unfortunately for the petticoated guardian, her diatribes appear to bc bootless; wc Sydney folk continue as blind, thc labouring classes as ungrate- ful, and the government as infatuated as ever. Wc aro afraid that thero is one rather strong feature of the case which our venerable friend has left altogether out of view. Thero is a certain leaven of stubbornness in our English character, w...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 10 March 1851
ADVERTISEMENTS. Bottled Ale and Porter. IN Three and lour Dozen casks, and by the dozen Champagne Cyder, Lemon Syrup, Lime Juice and Cordials S. PEEK & CO., 210 Wine Merchants. Wines and Spirits. AC H 0 I C E SELECTION of Port nnd sherry Madeira Champagne Chiret, hock, santerne Ale and Stout, in draught and bottle Cognac, hollands, rum Genuine whiskey And Cordials of every description ALSO, A few dozens Port and Sherry, at 15s. per dozen. RONALD, TAYLOR, & CO., 489, George-street, 318 Opposite the Barrack Gate. SUMMER. BMOUNTCASTLE has added to his stock , every description of Summer Hats, a por- tion consists of Ventilated Paris, drab, and black hats Beaver, drab, and black hats Shell, drab, and black hats Ladies' best riding hats California felt hats of every colour and the most approved shape A very large assortment of plain and fancy cloth caps Hats manufactured to order in any qnuntlty A large assortment of overy description of naval and military lace and orname...