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Before the Chief Commissioner. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 14 March 1851
Before the Chief Commissioner. William Macdonald, a single meeting, claims proved to the amount of £481 18s. 8d. The creditors present all agreed to a-ocept nn ofl'er of 5s. in the pound cash ; the préfèrent claims to hé paid in full.. Thomas Molloy, -a second meeting,, claims proved amounting'to £176 Os. 6d.. The meeting adjourned to the 21st instant. S. A. Wood, an adjourned single meeting. Claims amounting to £32 10s. 6d. proved. Thc insolvent and two witnesses were examined at considerable length by Mr. Bambury »md Mr. Jacques, and the directions given were, that the insolvent should retain the wearing apparel ni' self and family. Directions were also given to him respecting other matters connected with tho estate. MEETINGS FOR TO-DAY. D. J. Jones, an adjourned second meeting, nt ll o'clock.; Wicks Norton, a single meeting, a* noon.; Charles Appleton, an adjourned mci'tiut;,. for certificate,, at noon * MEETINGS FOR TO-MOHIUnv. William Lea, an adjourned single meeting, ¡1* ll o'...
TO CORRESPONDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 14 March 1851
TO CORRESPONDENTS. T. O. I).-Wollare kopt our kind friend's loiter hy wa for somo days, with an idoa of publishing it ; but wo have bcon fairly deterred from doing so by ila too flntturing tone towards ourselves. Hu must accept this excuso for ita orulsälüii, Timuuufl GRACCHUS-In to-morrow's issue. Omitted on account of English nows ^bolug of greater general in- terest; A XATIVE.-"Wc cannot alford spaco for letters concern- ing tho peccadilloes of Air. Georgo Hill. A NEW COMER-Mr. AVontworth was born nt Norfolk Island. It is '(ultu true that ho stated at tho Royal Hotel meeting that tho lato Sir Oeorgo Gipps would loavo tho Colony, amidst tho " yells and execrations" of thu peopla. Wo liavu novor heard of his saying that the present Governor ought to bo yelled and execrated." We don't think hu eau havo said it. ESQUtiiKu-Our own opinion ia that great distress ls experienced, in many instances, by persons going to California.
Agents for the Empire. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 14 March 1851
Agenta for the Empire. STONEY ANB THE SUBURBS- Mr. James Alexander Botany-st, Chippendale; Mr. Thomas Lusty, Bazaar, opposite Wrights Brewery, Gcorgi atrcet, Soitth; Mr. Samuel Weldon, corner oj Burdekin's Terrace and South Head Hoad. BATHURST.-Mr. Charles James, bookseller,. "Wil- liam-street ; and Mr. J. R. Jones, George street. DUNGOG.-Mr. Thomas Hanna, Postmaster. DAPTO.-Mr. John MiRac, storekeeper. GUNDAGAI.-Mr. H. M. Turnbull, ditto. MURRURUNDI.-Mr. A. Brodie, Postmaster. PORT FAIRY.-Mr. Edmund Gleeson, storekeeper. PARRAMATTA.-Mr. High Taylor. , GRAFTON, CLARENCE RIVER.-Mr. William Pal- mer, Grafton Hotel. . ., ? WINDSOR.-Mr. Robert Stewart, Watchmaker, George-street. MORETON BAY.-Mr. William Smith, North Brisbane. GOULBURN.-Mr. Havid Davis, Old Commercial Store, Sloane-street. GUNDEROO.-Mr. Joseph Edgar, Postmaster. ",i WARRNAMBOOL.-Mr. Thomas C. Gosling. PORT MACQUARIE.-Mr. James Phelps, Baker, Clarence-street. KIAMA.-Mr. James Colley, Postmaster. %* Agents will be appointe...
MAITLAND CIRCUIT COURT. FRIDAY, MARCH 7, 1851. Before His Honor Mr. Justice Dickinson. MURDER. (Continuedfrom Tuesday, March 11.) [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 14 March 1851
MAITLAND CIRCUIT COURT. FRIDAY, MARCH 7, 1851.;Í -, Before His Honor Mr. Justice Dickinson. MURDER. (Continuedfrom Tnesday, RfarchiW:) John O'Neil deposed that he''was at Hayes's, and assisted the constables for a short time in digging ; when witness went back-to Hayes's house from the drain, Hayes asked, where they were digging at the drain? witness said yes ; 1 Hayes asked did they get any thing there; witness said no; Hayes said if there WAS nay thing there, if there was any one - so bad to him as to put it there, he could'nt help it. Witness worked for Hayes about "three weeks, after Cott was missed: witness asked Hayes lind the old man any money; Hayes said he didn't know; witness said he heard that some man took money on his account ns Brackenrég's; did not say who it was, for lie'Üid'iít know ; Hayes said he might be the man,for lie had lent pott £10, and Cott had left him ah,Order to get £9 of it at Mr. Brackenrég's'and.he got it there, and the other ¿£l Cott gave to him som...
DOMESTIC, Abstract of Auction Sales, THIS DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 14 March 1851
DOMESTIC, Abstract of Auction Sales, THIS DAY. MR ARMSTRONG.-At the Repository, at 12 o'clock, 18 Colts. MR. J.' H. ATKINSON.-At his Stores, Circular Quay, at half-past ll o'clock, 13G bales Wool and 400 Sheepskins. Mu. G. A. LLOYD -At Brown's Wharf, Sussex - street, at half-past IQ o'clock, 24,000 fret Cedar ; at Elizabeth-street no/lb, at 11 o'clock Household Furniture, Piano-forte, Photogenic Apparatus, Magic Lantern, and other effects. MR. J. G. COHEN.-At his Rooms, at ll o'clock,. Patent Nails, Shop Twine, Saddles, Stirrup Irons, Shoe Pejys, Shoe Lasts, Claret and Cham- pagne Glasses, China. MR. 0. NEWTON.-At his Rooms, at 11 o'clock, Drapery Goods, comprised of dresses, shirting, sheeting, ticks, flannels, and counterpanes,' hosiery, and slops. MR. S. LYONS.-At his Mart, at 11 o'clock, Papier Mache Ware, Plated Waiters, Bagatelle Boards. MESSRS. MORT & BROWN.-At their Rooms,, at ll o'clock, 500 head of Cattle at tho M'Leay River and the Elsineur Station ¡ a Shop and Dw...
THE EMPIRE. FRIDAY, MAROU 14, I88l. THE PROPOSED PUBLIC MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 14 March 1851
FRIDAY, MAROU 14, I8ßl. TÍIE PROPOSED PTJBLIO MEET wa. THE "'Public . Meeting projected at the preliminary mcotinghold at Mr. Driver's, ou Wednesday ovening, whoovor may bc tho principal movers in it, or whatever may be its main features, cannot be other than a most important movement, The business to be brought under its consider- ation is essentially of a higher political character than any ever yet submitted to a Public Meeting of the inhabitants of this city. We trust that the gentlemen who have, in so praiseworthy a spirit, gone into its preliminaries, will excuse an expression of solicitude that the questions of great constitutional import to be dis- cussed at such meetings, whilst they shall be boldly, energetically, and worthily dealt with, may not suffer from precipi- tancy or indiscretion. Let due care and soberness be observed in the preparation of the resolutions ; and let the business throughout be sustained by a liberal, courteous, and steady spirit of co-opera- tion. ...
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 14 March 1851
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. WE have South Australian journals to the 22nd ultimo, the main feature iu which was contributed by the pending elections for the new representative legis- lature. The Electoral Act parcels the colony out into sixteen districts,,each rer turning one member j and admits the principle of population in the apportion- ment of the representation. The North, South, Western, and Eastern portions of Adelaide are erected into seperate con- stituencies; but-this arrangement does not appear to receive the hearty concur- rence of the local press. It is argued that the collective polling of the city , and the suburbs, would have been more ' publicly beneficial and satisfactory. . There have evidently been considerable short-comings in carrying out the principle of a nume- rical basis for the representation, as some of the constituencies have not more than the tenth of the population of others, whilst the smallest returns its member, and the largest does no more. In fact the inaug...
A CASE OE INTELLECTUAL DESTITUTION. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 14 March 1851
A CASE OE INTELLECTUAL DESTITUTION. OF all the sins which can be laid to the charge of us Sydney folk, no one can ac- cuse us of an undue devotion to literature. Wo do not consume the midnight oil in pursuit of knowledge, nor peril health in toilsomely ascending Parnassus ; nor run the risk of neck-breaking by taking a smart gallop on Pegasus once and again. We know nothing of the Pierian Spring, ex- cept that it is not in New South Wales. Castaly does not appear on the face of our maps. Nay we believe their never was let us hope there never may be-a locality called Grub-street in this metropolis. The laurel-will our botanical friends have the goodness to correct us if we are in error ? -is not indigenous, nor has it ever, been cultivated here. Our tutelar deity is Mercury j and we utterly repudiate Apollo. It might be said of us with some justice, that in the intellectual scale of nations' we stand a little below the Hin- doos, and next above our neighbours the South Sea Islanders....
English Extracts. THE PAPAL AGGRESSION. THE ARCHBISHOP OF CANTERBURY ON THE ROMISH AGGRESSION. To the Archdeacons and Clergy of the Diocese of Canterbury. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 15 March 1851
English Extracts. THE PAPAL AGGRESSION. THE ARCHBISHOP OP CANTERBURY ON THE ROMISH AGGRESSION. To the Archdeacons and Clergy of the Diocese of Canterbury. LAMBETH, NOV. 21,1850.---I ara rauch gratified by receiving the address, of the archdeacons and clergy of my diocese of Canterbury, " protesting against the act of aggression upon our Church recently committed by the Papal See." I was well aware that the clergy of my diocese were animated by the same senti- ments which have been so generally ex- pressed by the Church of England con- cerning this extraordinary measure, and I have waited for your address, considering that/it would afford the most suitable op- portunity of declaring my own senti- ments upon the occasion. You' justly'observe that the appoint- ment'of bishops to take spiritual charge of the several counties of England and ¡Wales is in direct opposition . to the statutesjofra country which .affirm that no foreign' pre-; late or potentatei hath, or ought't'o^have^' any j...
The Golden Harp. SPEAK NO ILL. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 15 March 1851
Tba Ooldea Harp. , . . SPEAK NOaiLÏ-?'' (BT CHARLES SWiíÑV) ! Nav, speak no ill !-a kindly TCÓrd Can. never leave a sting behind, And, oh ! to breathe each tale we've heard Is far beneath a noble mind. Full oft a better seed is sown By choosing- thus the kinder plan ; 3?or if but little good be known, Still let us speak the best we can. Give me the heart that fai,n would hide Would fain another's fault efface; How can it pleasure human prido To prove humanity but base? No : let us reach a higher mood, A nobler estimate of man ¡ "Be earnest in the search for good, And speak of all the best we oan. Then sqeak no ill-but lenient be To other's failings as your own ; .if you're the first a fault to see, Be not the first to make it known. I'or life is but a passing day, No lip may tell how brief its span , Then, on J the little time we stay, Let's speak of all the best we* can !
COASTERS INWARDS. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 15 March 1851
COASTERS INWARDS. March 14.-William tho Fourth, steamer, 54, Sullivan, from Wollongong, with 204 bags .wheat, C4 kegs butter, 0 casks nie, 3 tons bark, '36-bags potatoes, 30 pisrs and G calves; Cumberland, 58, Wyborn, from Moreton Bay, with 70 bales wool, 48* bundles' sheepskins, 10 bags salt, 2 hogsheads ale, 8 hides, 1 case clo! bing, and 4050'feet pine : Albion, 84, Ko!ly, from Wide Bay, with-75 -bales wool, 10,000 feet pine. 9000 feet cedar, and 15 bundles sheopskir.B ; B ack Swan, 18, Pharaoh, from Newaantle, with 28 tons coals.
Before the Police Magistrate and Mr.Alderman Egan. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 15 March 1851
Before, tho Police Magistrate and Mri'Alderman Egan. : TnEFonGKRY CASE-Pëtor Miilvev was brought up nguiu ou a charge ot' having in Iiis possession iïn-ged bills to a largo amount, und other docu- ments. Mr. Nichols appeared for the proseciit;on. William Gray having been sworn, said-I am Muster of tho schooner Shamrock, trading lately between Sydney and Melbourne ;. I know the. prisoner, nt the bar ; first saw lum in Melbourne.; he came on bonni my vessel about, 10 days before, the 4th of March ; .shewed me some ) lipers und bills, and represented that he was worth a great deal of money ; referred me to Messrs. Ross and' livuns, tho Auctioneers of Melbourne* who , had.; some of his bills,: I identified the bills,now pro-, duced aa those whfch he showed me ; he suiu ¡be was worth ¿TiO/'OO ; I saw him sign the document, and cards now produced. (The documentai»; A( promise to pay tho amount of passage ('Money from Melbourne to Sydney.) He;caine.passenger with me, and when we arrived in...
No title [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 15 March 1851
SYDNEY '.-Printed by ROBERT BARR, NO. 124, York-street : and Publishedby HENEY PARKES, Sole Proprietor, at " THE EMPIRIC" Oßtce, ' Jhtntcr-sxrcct, in the city of Sydney, aforesaid,^ Saturday, March 19, 1851*.
TO ADVERTISERS. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 15 March 1851
TO ADVERTISERS. Advertisements cannot be withdrawn after 4, o'clock in thc afternoon ; but new ones will bc received till 9 o'clock, every evening before publication. All Advertisements must have the number of Insertions intended written legibly on the manuscript, otherwise they will be repeated till countermanded by the Advertiser. EMIURK OFFIOR, January 18.
EXPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 15 March 1851
KXPOItTS. . March 14.-Saint George, ship, 606 tons, Cap- tain Jones* for London-279 bales wool, 21 casks talloWi Swain, Webbs and Co. ; 397 bales wool,: 15 'mles- leather, Young and Co. ; 122 bales wool, W. M. Rothery . 719 salted hides, 60 bales wool,' Campbell and'CA ; 17 huies wool, Bogue andOo^; ñ easkks tallow, 73 bale» wool. H. W Hamilton ; .97 bales wool, Smith, Campbell and Co. 18 bales .Tool. S. D. Gordon ; 3247 Rpokes, 38 balesjwool, : Aopinwnll and Chnlder; 30 casks cocoanut 6iJ,,;4 bolos wool, G. A. Lloyd ; 32 bales wool, C.;New*ä ton nnd Brother; 29 halos wool, Brown niicljCij*. ;, 44 balo.-» wool, George Bowman '; 190 .baleSjwooly Joseph Farmer ; 1051. bales wool,.3 cases earthen- ware,.! package specimens naturul hi»tfyry,''38 cases arrowroot, Montefiore; Gralmm' nntf-'Öp/v'ä ««tes tortoiseshell, 423 tiles, 211 ingots of copper,' h. nnyl S. Spyer ; 148 ingots ccíppérjíÉ. ÀustiH'J a quarter pipes, 8 cases wine Murphy and Co£;'l «.ase cigars, R. Woodhouse. ..&lt...
NEW INSOLVENT. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 15 March 1851
NEW INSOLVENT. James Smith, senior, and James Smith, the younger, trading under the finn of Smith nnd Son, I3ukers, George-street. Liabilities, £542. Assets, personal property £90, good debts, £36G 3s 4d., bad and doubifuf £575 18s. 3d. Balance deficiency* £85 ICa. 8d. George King, Official Assignee.
No title [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 15 March 1851
TUB MEETING.-Tliecominittee«ppoint»d to Hinke the necessary arrangements for hold- ing a great public meeting to consider the constitutional changed about ts be introduced, have determined, upon mature deliberation, to defer the proposed demonstration until n day or two alter the 28tb, when they will pro- bably have ascertained the views of the Legis-' Indee Council in the matter. Considering that the thing bas been deferred so long, we" are inclined to concur in toe course proposed, as a knowledge of the Council's intention» will enable the committee to direct their efforts inore d¡seri minutely than they could other« ¡se have done. APPOINTMENTS.--His.Excel /ency the Go- vernor has been. p!eiised,'tp^appoint William De Renzy, of the : Sydney Police, to be Chief Constable of Iinrat, itt the district cf Mimaron; also, Mr. John Sowness, Chief Constable nt Wollongong, to be an Inspector o* Disiilcriei.. . . EimATUM.-In our report in yesterday's issue' headed " Assaulting an Apprentice,...
COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE. [?] AND TOBACCO. ([?] from the Custom House Records for this Journal.) [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 15 March 1851
cottïôEsaaaar, HÏTSLLÏGEITCE. . sjciaars ¿isua TOBACCO. ((S.--r.;si\,ii from fis Catión Bouts Jieeordt far this Journal.) . ípiriíaaiui To- báceo l'or t fie; »?.vcl: ending j\-':).H,lKf>l -* E I,A Mau- ritius ÍU' " r''jr.y¡nt«'s ¿.:-:¿-'~., U;itc, A ;.'¡'im 'w.'Uum &lt;%».'. o'ïwVti hot CT-unnrat. ¡irs n-.1/. vori!? .... Y/)iiaky. Liuu'iwrä. iUÍ-Aíh Spirit* V'ocrtl. 'i yí**;oo, Fig -À Gveml'su " Leaf ?. Ofr'lVB. ii*. Vu*. Total. 5¿o 971)14 1G203 11005 361S 105825 79383 1S2ÜUG 3521 (J3I7 S947 131450 IbsT 9S904 3207| nil 33749 28GS 1748 iii!. galls. . 2S79 nil 749 27G1 Ö03 2G6 nil 1787 lbs. lüOCi 131608 386t «rv galls. 37.86' 938 nil Lo c o rr J; .*> .HP- tcLë - grills.. 4)11 23Í .47 palls. ¿7007 1-5034 12607 :SG48 1882/ 2G5 106436 871 80 nil AC rG13 lbs. 3001 1358 10G7 nil &lt; SÍ4 £8 nil cor, lbs. I 803 nil 1.-31 nil 7Ö991 13051 352 8050 335179 lbs. 9010G 1840 340Ü0 1748 542G 2334-127709
DOMESTIC. Abstract of Auction Salo[?]. THIS DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 15 March 1851
DOMESTIC. Abotraotof Auction Ôaîop. THIS DAT, lïa. ARMSTRONG-At Woollnrs Repository, nt 12 o'clock, hoiai'f», m ure«, fillies, Biululea, curt, har- ness, gig, mid u Rikcr'H cart. MR. STEWART-At ¡he Horse llazanr,nt ll o'clock, horses, innres, saddlery, ifce. i'iu. FAWCETT-At. his Homos, at 12 o'clock, 375 chepsea, 11 bulen «reusy wool, 1 halo creasy lamb's wool, 2 bulos washed wool, 541 calfskins, . UMII 2 hondlcs sheepskins. MR. H. A. (haves-At tho Union Wharf, at ll o'clock, timber, beams, planks, and iron work, from tho wreck of thu banjno Juniper.