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CLEARANCES. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 19 March 1851
CLEARANCES. - March IS.-Blondo, barque, 672 tons, Captain .William' Souttor, for Guam via Newcastle. Pas «engor-Mrs. Souttor. March 18.-Nautilus, barquo, 191 tons, Captain Georgo Dryden, for Launceston via Nowcastle, in. ballast. Passongor-Mr. Clayton. 4> March 18.-Alert, barquo, 39 i tons, Captain Hubert Milne,' for San Francisco. Passengers Mrs. Milne, Dr. Montgomery, Anderson George, Barnett Frederick and wife, Brodigan Terenco .and Ann, Bluck Richard, Butters Richard, Cart- wright Mr. and Mrs. and infant. Cartwright Alary Jane, Cooper Isaac, Chollow John, Elizabeth, and Mary Ann, Conway Michael, Davis James and Alary Ann, Dr. Liger Levy and Ann, Dilworth Andrew, Drinkwater Thomas anil Julia, Donelly Alice, Daniel Edward, Halligan Joseph, Hitchcock Cathorino and son, Holland Patrick, Alary, .ind infant, Holland James, Alary Ann, and John, Hayes John, Halagan Patrick, Hoggerty Patrick, Horton William and Eliza, Julia Ann, and William Janies, Hoarnoy Thomas, Hammcrwill Edward, J...
COASTERS INWARDS. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 19 March 1851
COASTERS INWARDS. March IS.-Prosperous, 10, Roberts, from New- castle, with 700 bushels wheat ; Wave.1 7,Lobb,from Shoalhaven, with IS tons potatoes, 0 kegs butter; Vixen, 40, Williamson, from Wide Bay, with 40 bales wool, 1 bundle sheepskins, Ï0 logs pine; Brothers, 27, M'Ca uley, from Newcastle, with 3f> tons coals ; Elizabeth Jane, 43, Easton, from Port, ^Macquarie, with 43 halos wool, ll casks tallow,30" bags wheat, 37 cheeses ; Lucy Aim, 42, Eastland, fröiu tho Richmond Rivor, with 25,000 feet cedar; William tho Fourth, steamer, 54, Sullivan, from Wollongong, with 100 bags wheat, 133 kegs but- : ter, 20 trussos hay, S tons bark, 0 casks ale, 20. pigs, 10 calves ; Primus, 30, Lovell, from New- castle, with 50 tons coals ; Australia,^, Williams, from Newcastle, with 70 tons coals ; Rose, steamer, 172, Harding, from Morpeth, with 89-, bags wheat, nlln bags, .'barley,.,. 27. bags maizoj 3¿ «..alvos, 23 trusses hay,'41, bales\of.woo.l./ijibundlpsl' sheepskins, M hides, 2 pigs, 10...
COASTERS OUTWARDS. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 19 March 1851
COASTERS - OUTWARDS.' «wulítn March IS.-Mary Stewart, 70, Somerville;; tfor, Moreton Bay, wit]»* sundries ; Neptune, /Iß,,.. Au- gusta, for "Wollongong, with sundries ; Brothers,' tî7, M'Cauloy, for Newcastle, in ballast ; Cygnet, ' iiO, Murray, for Wollongong, in ballast ; Juliet, 7&lt;>, Bogers, for tho Tweod River, with 'sundries ; Midshipman, 20, Melham, for Port Stephens, in ballast ;;. Mary Ann, 62, Curries, for tho Tweod River, in bailase; Boso, steamer, 172, Harding, for Morpeth, with sundries.
PORT PHILLIP. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 19 March 1851
PORT PHILLIP. From tho papers received by Yesterday's mail.wo glean some items of interest. Great contention was being manifested, at least in the press, re- specting tho election of a Delegate to England, from tlie Australasian League. Several gentle- men hail been named to contest the election. Among those wore tho Rev, Dr. Lang and Mr. AVilliani Kerr, of Melbourne. Tho gentleman, however, who appeared to have tho greatest chance" of election was Mr. J. 0. King, Town Clerk of Melbourne. Tho election was* to take j)lacc on the 11th instant, and tho Melbourne Miming Herald, of that date, thus speaks of it :-: " This day tho League Council,-unless we havo defeated them through very shame,-ai* going to .elect tho most violent party man in all Victoria as lier Delegate i Notwithstanding our previous re- marks, borne out as they were to the very letter by public opinion, this monstrosity is about to bo 'perpetrated, and the sacred cause of tho League damned for over. Alas ! what will no...
EXPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 19 March 1851
EXPORTS. M.ireh 18.-Blonde, barque, 072 tons, Captain William Souttor, for Guam : l'A) tons coals.. Mardi 18.-Alert, barque, Í194 tons, Captain Hebert Milne, for San Francisco, l'art of ori- ginal cargo from London : 1 butt sherry, 10 casks cider, UC> casks bottled beor. From Sydney : ii 14 tons coals, ll. Milne ; fi cases ¡i bales drapery, C. .Newton and Brothers ; 5 packages blue, 1 package oil cloth, 1 box smectmeats, Holls and Dcsigcr.
To the Editor of the Empire. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 19 March 1851
To the Editor of the Emjñrr. Sin-It ia with regret'tltat I find in your paper -fd* the 17th' ultimo, an article headed "Tho Glarenco River,"'purporting to come from private »ilvico, it containing nothing but falsehood as regards disease amongst tho pigs in this neigh- bourhood. Your informant, whoever ho may be, ought well to consider what ho is about before ho pens such untruths, it being calculated to do much injury to the. district, widen no doubt was h¡3 intention. There is not, neither lias there boon discaso of any kind amongst either pigs, cattle, or sheep. Tho season certainly ibas been very dry, but I am happy to say that 'wo have lately had somo refreshing showers which havo done great good. You will oblige mc by inserting this [in your .valuable paper, as it may tend to counteract any injurious effect tho article referred to might .have. lam, Sir, Your obedient servant and well wisher. VERITAS. Grafton, Clarence River, March 7, 1851.
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE, ARRIVALS, [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 19 March 1851
SHIPPING* INTELLIGENCE, ARRIVALS, 'viv,. March IS.-Daniel Webster, barque, 2QG vtons,: Captain John Macfarlano, jfroni Hqbart Town tho 13th instant. Passcngcrs^jlr. ¡T"'D. Howes, Mr. Aloxandcr Dick, Mr. Màrk!s,aiM\\ .ároV'Mrs Solo- mons and six children; 6èorgo"IfJoTinâôn; Thomas Johnson. ? --A: emin:: March 18.-Bandicoot, schooner, 5G tons, Cap- tain Halden, from Circular Hoad the 12th instant. Passenger-Mr. Day. ,, V
ORIGINAL CORRESPONDENCE. THE WORKING CLASSES IN LONDON. To the Editor of The Empire. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 19 March 1851
ORIGINAL CORRESPONDENCE. THE WORKING CLASSES IN LONDON. To the Editor of The Empire. Sin-iou arc doing essential servico to tue cause of tho working classes both in Britain and Australia by your republication of thc admirable book of the Rev. Samuel Green. It would bo a noble thing if tho whole newspaper press, English and Colonial, were to bring its power to bear directly on tho elevation of the labouring popula- tion, aa, indeed, many leading journals aro already doing. This will bc done ono day not very dis- tant. For it is now clear as sunliglit to all judici- ous thinkers that tho happiness of tho PIÍO'IÍ.IÍ is the greatest clement in national greatness, and ' stability. Tho remarks of Mr. Green, copied into you» paper of to-day, respecting thc labourers connected, with tho shipping in the Thames, reminds me cf a scene which I witnessed ono morning in London, and which I shall never forget. I was taking an early stroll through the mighty Babylon about daybreak, thinking ol'many...
ABSTRACT OF AUCTION SALES THIS DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 19 March 1851
ABSTRACT OF AUCTION SALES THIS DAY. Mn. II. FAWCETT.-At tho Waterloo Warehouse, at 11 o'clock, Ale and Porter. -t MR. G. A. LLOYD.-At thc City Mart.at ll o'clock,. Candied and Glaced Fruits, .Liquorice, Splits Peas, Raisins and Tamarinds, Dutch Ovens; ¡ Hot Water Dishes, &c., Dry Saltery Goods ; at 12 o'clock, Wines and Spirits. Mn. STEWART.-At tho Horse Bazaar, at ll o'clock, Horses, Mares, ito. Mn. J. G. COHEN.-At his Rooms, at ll o'clock, Fancy Goods, Toys, »fcc. Mn. S. LYONS.-At Woolloomooloo, at ll o'clock, Furniture, Paintings, Pianoforte, »fcc. Mn. E. S AT. AM ON.-At his Rooms, at ll o'clock, Papier Machó Articles, Statuary and Porcelain, Porcelain Ornaments. MEBSUS. MORT AND BUOWN.-At their Rooms, at ll o'clock, Glass, Cement, Paints, Cheese, Cocoa Nuts, Perfumery, Brooches, ito. _
BATHURST. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 19 March 1851
BATHURST. THE WEATHER.-On last Wednesday morning, indications of rain, almost amounting to certainty, bogan to bo visible, and at about two o'clock p.in., dense masses of black clouds caine up from tho westward and went over in the direction of tho . Stony Range, at tho same time extending nearly clue north and south in an almost unbroken chain. However, phenomena of tins kind being of so fre- quent occurrence in this arid region, it was almost generally feared that tho result would bo as usual -a. slight shower, and that then we should hrtvo our usual return of a clear blue sky and fervid atmosphere. Such, indeed, happily, was not tho case, for within the lapse of some few minutes after tho above indications, it began to rain steadily and, we hope, generally, ¡uni continued thus with- out intermission until sun-rise on Thursday morn- ing. Even now the country round begins to show signs of returning verdure, and we trust that he fore long we shall receive as copious a supply of rain...
SHIP'S MAILS. CLOSING AT THE POST OFFICE. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 19 March 1851
SHIP'S MAILS. CLOSING AT TI1JÎ POST OVVKK. England via l'annmn-Alpha, from Newcastle, this evening, at (J o'clock. Piii'/lanil and 'PananiavyiaiAuokland Isles-Cadot, from Newcastle, tl)is.pvcning,. at G o'clock. Hobart Town-Six '"Brothers," this day, at noon. 'Adelaide-Wild Irish' Girl j'ht}us o vening, at 0 O'clock. (\ -----il» ' .»ll. -it Viii i Tho Daniel Webster. ; reports.^AJÜflß-soon thc Emma off Cano Koli on,tho day tho .former vessel , left. The Adelaide, brig, 258 tons, CaptainX'óín wyn, from London tho 2nd November, liad ar-' rived at Hobart Town on tho 11th triáta'nt!.'' Tho Mazeppa, barque, and tho schoonor,Amiuusalsot arrived tho same day. Tho Daniel ,Wob,stür,ox-¿ perienced a very severe galo on her.piiHsago and was hove to for several hours.
THE EMPIRE. SYDNEY, WEDNESDAY, MARCH 19, 1851. A COLONIAL, NOVELTY. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 19 March 1851
""" THE EMNllE. SYDNEY, WEDNESDAY, MAllCH 10, ISfll. A COLONIA!, NOVELTY. VVmi ita Sydney people, tho ordinary ope- rations of n third-rate trading community are occasionally interrupted ijy a tempo- ráneo tcp meeting, a civic election, or, ?mightiest of .all, mi antí4ransporta¿¡on .crusade ; hut, save and except these half popular, half-ceremonious appeals to our' more excitable feelings, we are cognizant of absolutely nothing in the shape of pub- lic. enterprise. Yet at the present time there is a movement going on, remarkably diffei'ent from any of these things, which seeks to interest our highest faculties in conferring the most enduring benefits on our country ; and, what is more, as far as we, occupying the position of remoto spec- tators, can judge, it is far from being unsuccessful. . We .allude to the quiet agitation (if we may use such a term,) originated, as we are informed, hy Dr. Douglass, to promote an Industrial Ex- hibition in this colony, on tho plan of the great Na...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 19 March 1851
KITING DESKS.-Kussin leather Ne Plus Ultra, rosewood and mahogany, plain and brass strapped ditto. HENRY .PARKES, lfuntcr-strcot. OWVAN'S STROPS.-A small parrel of these celebrated and unequalled Razor Strops, just Opened. HENRY PARKES, Hunter-street. T> R I M E B A C O K X Bathurst cheese Chcdder ditto North Wilts ditto Sheep tongues \ Pioklod Oxtongues J ilcluca Primo York hams. At FREDK. STEWARTS, d-408 17, Huntors-stroot. COMMERCIAL LOAN OFFICE, No. 35G, Pitt-street, North. ILLS DISCOUNTED Loans negociatcd on Security. Apply to A. DUNN, Accountant. B TO SETTLERS AND STOREKEEPERS. BAR, BOLT, BUNDLE, AND HOOP IRON Dost Horse-shoo Iron Plough Wings and Mould Hoards Bullock Chains, Horse Traces, Bullock Bows Iron Pots and Camp Ovens " Carron" Cart and Dray Boxes Wilkinson's nnd Sorby's Sheepshoars Hobble Chains Roller Buckles, Girths, Stirrups, Bits Stockholm Tar and Pitch. Bluestone Baddie., White Lead. Dlnck and and Red Paint Linseed Oil. Turpentine Horse, Hurdle, Shingle, Batt...
THE LOW LONDON LODGING-HOUSES. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 19 March 1851
THE LOW LpXDON LODGING-IIOTJSES. j Foremost amongst the receptacles of misery, vice, nnd poverty found in the-metropolis, are the chenp lodging-houses, frequented hy thousands who are first driven to them by necessity, and soon became feat fully and fatally corrupted by the associations thej' arc led to form thee. It appents from the Reports of the Police Commissioners, that in 1^30 there were open in London as many as 221 of such houses; each harbouring, on an average, nightly, as many as eleven such characters, as we shall proceed to describe ; thus showing a total of 2;431 pickpockets and vagrants, sheltered by the proprietors of these domiciles. With some distinctive features, they are all marked by the sa ne great essential charac- teristics, and a description bf the accommoda- tion and inmates ol one will serve as an indi- cation of the character oí the whole. In one described by the Commissioners of the Chronicle, the charge for a hed was 2d., for which sum the lodger was ent...
THE TRUCK SYSTEM [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 19 March 1851
THE TRUCK SYSTEM Prevails tu the greatest extent in the iron und coal district*. It is in lull aud active operation in Staffordshire and the mint ni counties of South Wales. Every attempt of the legislature to put an end to thc system has hitherto failed. Thc law is habitually and grossly violated, and even magistrates are nuiongst those who systematically evade its provisions for the protection of the workman. Under the oppression ol the Tommy-musters, the people are said to be utterly.lielpleca. The master is compelled liy law to pay his workpeople in money. There is no provision, however, requiring him to pny wnges weekly. Ile> therefore, adops the system of loi.g recl&lt;ouing, of which "Truck'' ia part ami parcel, Purin? the long interyajiiibetween the pay-days, the men, . wiiluiut roonej', and in'want of goods, are obliged to avail them- selves of the arrangements made by the em- ployers, and o1rtn1lv-nrt*eles~of consumption, upon the'credit of tickets or orders upo...
THE WORKING CLASSES OF GREAT BRITAIN. APPENDIX. (Continued from our last.) INTEMPERANCE, POVERTY, AND CRIME. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 19 March 1851
THE WORKING CLASSES OF GREAT BRITAIN. BY TIÍ'E REV. SAMUEL G. GREEN, A B. APPENDIX. ( Continued from our lust.*J INTEMPERANCE, POVERTY, AND CRIME. It has been shown that the net uni amount of remuneration received in many branches of industry, is insufficient t.o provide the ; comforts and decencies of life. It is a lamentable fuct, that in several departments, of labour, whtre va;es nie competitively, high, a corresponding condition of practical ' poverty nnd destitution ' ia' induced hy the1 voluntary drinking usages' that prevail among ! thc operatives. The general connection of' povertjr with intemperance is proved iin. the experience of every nation in .which ^drunken-? ness is n prominent crime. A few facts,, drnwn from society amongst ourselves! will, how- ever, bethe most appropriate illustrations . here. Many experienced workmen,' contending for a living in old ngc, and in circumstances rendered most unfavourable by the competi- tion of younger hands, have lamented that, th...