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EPIDEMIC IN STOCK.—REPORT OF THE COMMISSIONERS. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 17 March 1851
EPIDEAIIC IN STOCK.-REPORT OF TRI COMMISSIONERS. WE have, in the report which has just been made public, the first result of the enquiry which the local government has deemed it right to institute into this matter, so deeply affecting the interest of our colonial stockholders. The report suggests some important and useful re- flections. The report itself is somewhat meagre and unsatisfactory, and the Commissioners, with true professional caution, have evaded the real question they had to determine, viz., the nature of the disease, and the practi- cable remedy. There are some, ; well- u, > sounding scientific phrases, which ,to many v . of our up-country squatters will doubtless be about as intelligible tip a chapter^|n;the Koran, but with regard ,to thelraeans of prevention or cure, thejreport,'kayes, them just as wise as they wei'c before.. A body, , of Leicestershire, farmers twould have come to the point in half the time that theee Commissioners are likely to occupy ; they Mou...
LAW INTELLIGENCE. SUPREME COURT.—FRIDAY. NISI PRIUS SITTINGS. Before the Chief Justice. DUNNING V. HUME AND OTHERS. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 17 March 1851
LAW INTELLIGENCE. SUPREME COURT.-FRIDAY. Nisi PRIOS SITTINGS. Before the Chief Justice. DUNNING V.'nUMK AND OTHERS. This was an action to recover damages for a breach of contract. Tho declaration set ont an agreement by the" plaintiff to build a Church at Yass, and in consideration of his executing fie works in manner therein specified, the defendants agreed to pay him for the same the bum of £770, of which 15 per cent, was to be paid pending the execution of the agreement ; the declaration as- signed two breaches, vi/., that the defendants did not pay the amount as above set forth, and that the defendants dismissed the plaintiff, though he was ready and willing to fulfil his contract. The "defendants pleaded-1st, the general issue ¡ 2nd, to"* the" "first breach]- pjiyment according -to the contract ; 3rd, to the 'second breach, that the plaintiff abandoned the work; 4th, a general plea of payment ; and 5th, a set off. Mr. Darvall appeared for tho plaintiff, and Mr. Foster and Mr. H...
TO OUR SUBSCRIBERS. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 17 March 1851
TO OUR SUBSCRIBERS. Since the establishment of The Empire, many causes have operated to produco irregu . larity in its general management, moro parti- cularly in its delivery to subscribers. Whatever grounds for complaint on this score may have existed hitherto, however, wo trust there will bo none for- tho future. " At considerable ex- pense, wo have now mado arrangements to ensure the early and -punctual publication of our Journal, and, at tho"same time, to effect in it various improvements in mechanical and other respects, which, wo feel assured, will be appreciated by those numerous friends who have already given us such earnest proofs of their'support and confidence. This morning's pnper is produced under the new permanent provisions mado for its publication, and will, perhaps, best exemplify the desirable character of the change. It appears due to ourselves, as well as to our com- mercial supporters, to stato that an oxtonsivo . circulation in Sydney, which ia rapidly increasi...
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 17 March 1851
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE, ARRIVALS.' i-."-/-ó-'.' *.' March 15.-Oriental,"x ohip.i 607» .'tan,?,. Captain* Hyde, from Wellington,, th« 2l$t:vdtimo,in ballast.. Passengers-Mr. Burt,-MrjDwQ.iPr.^Wilkinsoa, Aira. Gorrick and Mrs. Piokerjng.tKOfi > -' March 15.-Garland; ship, 968 tons, Captain Halcrow, from Plymouth, the 30th November, with 300 immigrants. March 16.-Duke of Wellington, ship, 660 tons, Captain* Miller, from Melbourne the Hth instant, in ballast. Passengers-Mr. Murphy, Mr. Pas tield, John Shea, and Patrick Williams.
No title [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 17 March 1851
A NAHUOW ESCAI'IÎ.-As a hont from tho brig Rrothors was coming from that vessel to tho Cir? rular Quay on Saturday, nbout ono o'clock, tho man who was sculling her ashore, unfortunately slipped his hold and fell overboard. Captain Strickland of tho Scotia wns pulling oft'to his vos .sol and seeing the man could not swim, immedi- ately put lus boat about and reached tho poor follow just in his last struggles. Tho Scotia's boat was pulled by two of tlio youngHters belonging to .that alii». Tho man was saved and put on shore. Tho Duko of Wellington reports tho arrival of tho Slmnirook steamer at Melbourne on tho 8th instant, in tho evening. A schooner making the 1 louds as tho former ship wau leaving. The Garland is in Quarrantine for a few days, the, Health Officer deeming it prudent to place her there. She has 300 immigrants on board. She lost 9 children, and 5 adults on the passage out, from various diseases. The cases &nbsp; &nbsp; were dysentery, fever and hooping ...
IMPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 17 March 1851
IMPORTS. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; March 15. Garland, ship, 968 tons, Captain Halcrow, from Plymouth, with 132 tons 5091 bars 60 bundles iron, 7 cases prints, 39 crates, 8 half crates earthenware, 1 case haberdashery, 11 bales, 5 packages sundries, 369.5 tons coals, 29 packages merchandise, 21 packages glassware, 2 packages hardware, 1 box samples, 32 tons slates, 25 pun- cheons, 43 hogsheads rum, 4 hogsheads brandy, 60 hogsheads beer, 10 barrels provisions, 84 tierces soda ash, 210 barrels rosin, 20 cases merchandise, 7 bales, 2. cases, 14 boxes cotton, 9 cases cotton and woollen hose, 10 cases bacon ham, 438 deals, 4000 puncheon staves.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 17 March 1851
FOR LAUNCESTON. THE fine fnst »wiling schooner " PETREL, Cantain Wilkinson, 100 tons, will sail iii a fow da>*H, having a portion of her cargo ready for shipment. For. freight or passage,,-apply on board, at Dal garho's Sydney Flour Wharf; or to GEORGE SMALL, 444 . ' 4, Jamison-street. T FOR MADRAS DIRECT. First Ship«of the Season through Torres Strait?. HE FIRST CLASS SHIP SCOTIA, 800 tons, T. Strickland, will ho des- patched punctually on the 1st April, and presents an excellent opportunity for horses and other fraught to thnt port, as well as for passengers proceeding to England by the overland mail. Apply on board, to the Captain, at tho Circular Wharf ; LYALL SCOTT, AND CO. ; or EDWARD N. BURGESS, 20, Macquarie-p'ace. January lo. 372 FOR LONDON. ' Tor Light Freight and Paiscngers only. II E finn ftt&lt;st-«¡nilinc barque - UNDAUNTED, 300 tons, Alexander Walker, com- mander. This vessel will have quick despatch. « For f 'eight or passage, apply on hoard to Cap- tain W...
No title [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 17 March 1851
!'',..MR.'IÏVDES'S BENrr.T.-Pvadvertisement "t'wi! "bo seeiAhàt'%&lt; Hydes, a'k'Atlénièn 'favourably , knowní'in his connexion with 'tile' 'VictÖrih,,,'tako'i lys tioiiófifc lÉhfo 'evening.' AllMtMt we' &lt;lhn say. "is, that'wtf'* prpfe'ssionals (MH'Hvdes' among "the |rc3)í.).nBeéín,||to selectJ btiithP'Ohoi^e' '"Bills of Fi-.re','" 'that people can scarcelyMiclpl'pceping into thb'yitítdria, on ¿licse'entlMng bonefft? nights. .' "INQUEST/-An inquest waV^heM^on 'Saturday last.'atMr. Smith's, CJbiener'Tuvoi'n, ofi view if the body&lt;ofái'nüíhnamí*d Poppy, a German, win» was tnkóifónff of the Viltor ' near ( Cockatoo. On cnchlsidó'bf'caeTf'wrist'w.as discoveied a deep cut, but ,nty otlier} inaflc of violence was discernible. Thomas Jónb-3, presiding in Sussex, street, deposed that'ho'kept a lodging house, and that decoased lodged in lus houáe.' He appeared toiio labouring undor depression of spirits some time previous to his death, and was 45 years of age. Dr...
DOMESTIC INTELLIGENCE. POLICE OFFICE.—SATURDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 17 March 1851
DOMESTIC INTELLIGENCE. POLICE OFFICE.-SATURDAY. Before the Police Magistrate, and Mr. M'Lerie. TUE DOO NUISANCK.-John- Curtis appeared to answer the complaint of Captain William Bell, that a dog, belonging te defendant, had bitten him in the leg, in Krskino-strect, on AVed nesday last. The defendant pleadod that the dog was nota "malicious" dog. He was fined 20s. and costs, together with Is. for dnniagc done to the complainant's clothes. EXPOBINO nAD MEAT FOR SALE.-Samuel Hud- son, a butcher, on tho Newtown Hoad, wa« charged by Mr. Stubbs, the Inspector of Nuisances, with liaving in his shop moat unfit for tho food of man. .Mr." Nichols was for tho prosecution. Mr. A. T. Holroyd appearedi to give evidence against the defendant, -and tho charge was fully proved". ' Mr. Dowling remarked, that this was tho third caso within a week, which had come before him. and that although the bench had been inclined to deal leniently in first administering a now ponai ' law, the offence was of so g...
THE EMPIRE. SYDNEY, MONDAY, MARCH 17, 1851. THE SCHEDULES. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 17 March 1851
THE EMFIßl. SYDNEY, MONDAY; AIAROH 17, 1851. THE SCHEDULES. UNDOUBTEDLY ono of the most flagrant of our constitutional abuses is the enormous amount of money annually withheld from the supervision of the local legislature by means of what is called the Schedules A, B, and C. This evil has pressed like an incubus on the energies of our young colony. It has thwarted noai'ly every at- tempt at financial reform, and has been the medium of inflicting upon us all the evils of a corrupt governmental patronage. The brief but eventful history of our present Legislative Council is replete with evidence of these facts. Yet how could it bo otherwise ? The power over the purse-strings is, perhaps-, the mightiest which a legislature could possess. It is this which gives efficacy and grandeur to the working of that most glorious-most potent element of the British Constitution -the House of Commons. . It compre- hends the great secret of the unity of action-that nicety of adjustment' for whioh the ...
CALIFORNIA. WARNING TO EMIGRANTS. (To the Editors of the Sydney Newspapers.) [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 17 March 1851
CALIFORNIA. WARNING TO EMIGRANTS. (To the Editors of the Sydney Newspapers.) GENTLEMEN-Perceiving that emigration hence to California has again set in with unabated viru- lence, I would solemnly warn those who yet re- main, against departure. Every letter here published (and there have been many) speaks unfavourably for adventurers thither. Why then should a few isolated indivi- duals who have returned thence, saying they have &nbsp; mado 200 or 300 pounds, weigh against the mul- titude of absolute and total failures ? Having visited that country myself, I hesitate not to declare my decided conviction that one third at least of those now emigrating will perish within a year from absolute penury (poverty), from famine, hard living, harder work, want of shelter, and other hardships, the certain forerunners of sick- ness, of death, and of the grave. Let each man ask himself how 400,000 men, settling at once (as you may say) in a new and hitherto uninhabited country can prosper ...
INDIA. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 17 March 1851
INDIA. WE received, a few days ago, Calcutta papers, down to the beginning of January, but have not hitherto been able to find room for extracts. The most important article of news is the religious dissatis- faction among the Hindoo inhabitants of Bengal and its dependencies, caused by an Act of the Legislature against their an oicnt form of faith. The Englishman of January 3rd, contains a long and ably written memorial to the Court of Directors, praying the repeal of the law, (popularly called the Lex Loci Act) which appears to l>e the' expression of the feelings of the Hindoo population at large. After ' stating some matters of a cir cumBta'ntial nature, with reference to this arid earlier attempts at legislating againstJ their religion, the memorialists iff J/, J ° U^wasnot morely from their natural attach tnont'iídfthoir ancient laws and usages, that (as tho Uaxpnsof old objected to the alteration of the I.aw8 of England,) tho Alomorialists objected, anti yourpVcsfcnt Alonior...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 18 March 1851
BUTTER ! BUTTER ! ! BUTTER ! ! ! rpHE above article received twice a week X from tho ,'bost dairies in tho district of Illawarra, At FREDERICK STEWART'S, I 17, Iluntor-strcct, P R I M E BACON L Bathurst cheese C bedder ditto North Wilts ditto 4-108 At FHEDK. STEWARTS, 17, lluntors-streot, SALE, BY THE UNDER- SIGNED, Fresh.Salmon, In ï and 31b, tin* Sardines» largo and small tins Anohoyie Paste Bloater Paste Pickled Salmon Red Herrings, in tins Prime Pickled Herrings Ling Fish Gongona Anchovies, At FREDERICK STEWART'S, 17, Hunter-street. ILLlAftD CALLS-made of best sea« soncd ivory. HENRY PARKES, Hunter-street. SUPERIOR TEAS. . Ex LATE A n n i v A i s. ; ' INE C O N G O US Hysonskin Gunpowder Fine Hyson Orango Pekoe Souchong Black, green, and mixed toas at one shilling per pound. ' At FREDK. STEWARTS, 17, Hunter-street. TAKE NOTICE, that by Indenture of re- lease and assignment, bearing dato tho sixth day of March, in thc Year of Our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and Fifty-one : I ...
COASTERS OUTWARDS. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 18 March 1851
COASTERS OUTWARDS. . Mureil 17.-Xorina, 35 tons, jtt'jjonaiu, tor Shoalhaven, in ballast ; Neptune, 15, Augusta, for Sholl Harbour, in ballast ; Defiance, 15, Wost, for the Hawkesbury, with sundries ; Alfrod, 43, Jones, tor tho Richmond River, in ballast ; Toroa, 58, Sholl, for Moreton Ray, with sundries ; Gleaner, 18, Stephens, for tho Manning River, with sun- dries ; Oppossum, 18, Drown, "for Brisbane;Water, iu.ballast ; /Victory, ,10, Fisher, ..foi*. sBi'isbanc Watermill ballast :, Emily, 30, Curcton, fór$e\v-, «isílé'"in ballast';' Mary Ann, 18, WA'tsWi\"'for'.. NéWctótléV ;in "ballast ;1 Thistle, ''steamer/''127,.. Mtillhiill;;for Morpeth,: with sundries: -si-iÍJ1JOI3 j
POETRY FOR THE PEOPLE. WILLIAM TELL. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 18 March 1851
POETRY FOR THE PEOPLE. WILLIAM TELL. " Wliy, Father, watch wo, wot and cold, Tho livelong night on tho dren ry wold V " My son, my son, a hunter hold Many a weary watch must hold." " Look, Father, hnsto your aim to take, A roo is stealing from yonder brake-" " lío still, my Son, ho still ; for sake Of nobler ¿ame our watch wo make." " Look, Father, look-yon antlered deer Your arrow quick-ho's bounding near." " Son, lot him pass sans harm or fear, A nobler quarry will soon appear." " Seo, Father, soc thc lightning rod, A storm is bursting over-head. "Hence, hence !" " My Son should'st learn instead To bide the storm, and know not dread." " Hark, Father-a stood with thundering hoof 'Tis Gcslcr, his guards aro far aloof." " Ile looks not again upon heaven's roof Unless his heart bc arrow-proof." " Oh Father, hast thou slain tho knight ? Alas ! wo both to doom «re dight." " A slave, my son, will cower in fright, A freeman dares defend his right.
IMPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 18 March 1851
? ' ;,!';&lt; ,I.>i¡j:T;I'l;-U.-"i-'--&lt;:UH « Vj.70il "t «-i»',».» a«! ,BlPpIi:rs.^^,0,n ,moe j Ü J. Know,' 'Yrotíí' ''SHHhgliàl ' and; lIorigkoAgjlplO. ¿hestis. 2^587 IViÜIf cheats. 722 nackages tea, Ocasos silks, 1 caso grass cloth,350 rolls matting.20 bundles; Cattaus, 49.paoknges crackers, 150 casés.p' reserves,, 1 case buttons and dice, 4 eases looking glasses, ¡2 cases paintings, ,25. .pases ha ta,-. 40 £a"sp,s;t;runk.s, ;4 casos backgammon boards, 18 boxos'Cöngoii't'ea, 0 boxes livsonskin'i'SS musters,- RT'Oaifciibell'; ¡1 case cigars', 1 box toa,'Cooper, 'Brothers^" ' ''?
EXPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 18 March 1851
EXPORTS. March 17.- Lillias, 80 tons, Captain Gul, for Melbourne : 4 casos cigars, 022 deals, 37 logs cedar, 800 sacks grain, J. Cook ; lo bags sugar, 3 tierces. salmo», 2 bags pepper, 41 paokagos rope, 15 sacks barloy, 32 sacks maize, 3 tusos spices, 3 bags hpioes, 10 bundies twine, O. Thorne and Co. ; 18 bales hay.
SHIP'S MAILS. CLOSING AT THE POST OFFICE. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 18 March 1851
' SHIP'S MAILS. CI.0SI.VO AT THE POST OFFICE. jîngland via Panama-Alpha,. from Newcastle, to-morrow evening, at 0 o'clock. England via Panama and Auckland Isles-Cadet, to-morrow evening, afc 0 o'clock.' Hobart Town-Six Brothers," this evening, at 0 'o'clock. ,!i 'i''"-1 ' San Francisco-Alert, this.ovoñing, at 0 o'clock. The Caldew reports tho arrival of tho Lady Pool, at Hongkong, on tho 2l>th.'l)ocombor, from this port. Tho Bogia, brig,' 'Captain Johnson, would leave Hongkong shortly 'niter.tho Caldew, for tho same destination. Tho Swallow was laid up in ordinary. Tho Jiino, steamer, carrying, tho. mails between Manila and Hongkong, had to"undorgo some slight repairs, and would again resumo her trips. Thc Champion states that the Pheonix is now ready for caulking, and will be launohed in all this month. A now schooner, built by Mr. William Chowne, was to follow tho Champion, frtr this port. Tim Brothers, brig, Captain "William Stavers, which left this Portion Sunday last returne...