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EXPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 21 March 1851
EXPORTS. . -f ~ní'!I,íl. ww' ?( March 20.-Six Brothers, brigantinoj'/ISÖ tons', -' T Captain E. Courtenay, for Hobart Totvnl°p\brtTos'.' ' almonds, 65 hides, 107 logs cedar, 06 bttg^maizo,'; 10 hogsheads porter, J. Macnamara:'.Trundles' .hoop iron, 5 packages ironmongery, Wi Manning ; 2 eases woollens, "Watkins and Deane ; 20 tons pig iron, J. Struth; 5 cases cigars, P. M., Stokos;' 1000 hides, J. Hopkins. March 20.-Wild Irish Girl, brig, 125 tons, . Captain W. II. Todd, for Adolaido : 4 hampers oranges, 101 logs cedar, fi halos almonds, J. Mac- namara ; 7 cases oigars, 2 packages snuff, 83 bags maize, 00 bags barley, 1* ton oheese, 1 parcól paper, 1 box wood, L. and S. Spyor; 40 boxes, soap, Bogue nnd Co. ; 1 caso cigars, J. M. Leigh ; 82 hairs barley, J. Billerwell ; 1 case straw hats, A. »na* J. Rnyncr; 5 sacks maize, 2 sacks grass steeds, R. Stowart ; 1 cask 3 kegs colours, 1 case hat», Fviae, Faveno, and Co. ; 1 case hats, 1 caso .drapery, 1 case hats, 1 caso biscuits, 1 case p...
DEPARTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 21 March 1851
DEPARTURES. March 20.-Hirondelle, schooner, 100tons, Cap-' 'tain Saunders, for Melbourno. Passengers-Mrs. Saunders, Mr. Patterson, Mr. Ronald,'Mr. and Mrs. Riley, two Misses Riley, two Masters Riley,' J. O'Brien, John Osborne. March 20.-Fanny Fisher, barque, 239 tons, Captain'Harrold, for Adelaide. March--20.-Alert, barque, 394 tons, Captain Robert Milne, for San Francisco. Passengers . Mrs. MUne, Dr. Montgomery,- Anderson George, "Barnett Frederick ana wife, Brodigan Terence and Afin,-Block Richard;' Butters Richard, Cart-, wright Mr.'and Mrs. and infant, Cartwright Mary Jane, Cooper: Isaac, Chellew John, Elizabeth, ana Mary Ann', Conway Michael, Davis James and Mary Ann, Dr. Liger Levy and Ann, Dilworfch Andrew, Drinkwater Thomas and Julia, Donelly Alice, Daniel Edward, Halligan Joseph, Hitchcock Catherine and son, Holland .Patrick, Mary, and infant, Holland James, Mary Ann, and John, Hayes John, Halagan Patrick, Hcggcrty Patrick, Horton William and Eliza, Julia Ann, and William J...
TAXATION OF KNOWLEDGE. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 21 March 1851
TAXATION OF KNOWLEDGE. Lv this age of progress, to place any re- striction upon the free diffusion of know- ledge, ? argues truly no small amount of legislative incapacity and ignorance. Such a restriction is found in the postage duty upon newspapers, imposed hy the recent Act of the Legislative Council of this co- lony. Au imposition more unequal, more oppressive, and moro uncalled for, could not well have been devised. It doubtless occurred to the official au- thor of this choice piece-of bungling, that some retreat must be secured in case tho great experiment of cheap postage should prove an ultimate failure. Rowland Hill was too confident in the correctness of his comprehensive views, or too magnanimous to make any potty reservations in his great scheme of Post Office reform ; but Row- land Hill was not a man, like our colonial Solons, to strain at. gnats and swallow j camels. How the imposition of a postage rate upon newspapers would operate must have been obvious to tho merest...
No title [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 21 March 1851
. The Rev. Mr. Gannett reckons that each individual overages, three boura of conversa* tion daily, at the rate of n hundred- words n minute, or twenty, pages of an octavo volume in an hour. At this rate we tnlk a volume of four hundred pages in h week, and fifty-two volumes in a year. There is a Indy who talks a large circulating library every twenty-four hours. . . ' ''Do you . see Anything ridiculous in this wig?" said one of his barristers to Curran. " Nothing but the heail," was the answer. A Scoteh. duchess was present at a charity school questioning* The teacher asked, " What is the wifé of n king called ?" A queen," was the niiswer. " i}t nn emperor ?" «. An empress," Thé wile óf u duke ?" ». A drake." - v . ;
No title [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 21 March 1851
A new schooner has boen built on tho Moruya; River, named' thc Carnation, by Mr. j. Ware : dccklength,43feet3 inchos ;beam, 14feet2inches ; depth of hold, Ofcet 8inches. Wo are always glad to notice these new colonial built crafts, and will always bo thankful for any intelligence respecting futuro launches. Additional cargo by tho Hirondelle schooner for Port Pillip : 2 cases merchandise, H. and J. Cook ; G cases cordials, R. C. Gordon ; 12 cases mer chadiso, J. Davis ; 10 cases merchandise, S. Drown ; 1 parcel, Mundy ; 130 bushels oats, H. Ferris ; 8000 feet cedar, 112 deals. Tho Dart, brig, is reported as having boen spoken on Wednesday last, by the Phoebe, about forty milos S. S. AV. of the Howe. The Thomas and llonry was sighted about midnight on Monday last, by tho Dart, about 00 miles this side of Hogan's Group. The Garland will shortly be released from Qua- rantine No fresh cases of sickness have occurred, &nbsp; and the patients are progressing rapidly towards conval...
VAN DIEMEN'S LAND. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 21 March 1851
VAN DIEMEN'S LAND. THE STATE PRISONERS.-MR. M'MANUS.-Mr. M'Mmius has disappeared. Ho lias risen from the bcd of sickness, und sought refugo from -Iiis tormentors in close seclusion hero or in other scones. If ho havo escaped from tho island, and is now in the enjoyment of liberty, tho colonists must sincerely rejoice ; tho only fear is that he remains within the precincts of tho colony, and driven to desperation by tho treatment ho has sufFered, may fall a sacrifice to famine and disease. Iso man could regard with more fidelity his ori- ginal parole than did Mr. M'Manus. Opportu- nities tô depart aro of known frequency, but ho . never contemplated removal. But lie was freed from the obligation tho. moment Captain Denison broke thc compact and sent him to toil at tho oar like a galley slave. For this tyrannical and cruel act Lord Groy and the ministry will have no reason io applaud their deputy. Ile has severed tho only link that colud bind such gentlemen to tho soil their word of HO...
COASTERS OUTWARDS. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 21 March 1851
COASTERS OUTWARDS. March 20.-Primus, 30, Lever,' for-,Newcastle, in ballast; Albatross, 32, Davis, for Newcastle, in ballast ; Elizabeth, 32, Doyle, for Newcastle, in ballast ; Sister, 45, Hcscott, for Newcastle, in bal- last *, Dove, 20, Redman, for Broulee, with sun _-dries ; Currency Lass, 20, Ringland, for.. Broulee, - with sundries ; Carnation, 35, Witchcr, for tho Moruya River ; Twin Sisters, 25, Barnes, for Shoalhaven, with sundries ; Echo, 22, Robinson, for Shoalhaven, with sundries ; Bard's Legacy, 25, JMoxham, for Shoalhaven, with'sundries ; Dove, 13, Vallack, for Shoalhaven, in ballast, and with sundries ; Cathorino, 26, Nicholson, for Twofold Hay, with sundries ; Hawkesbury Lass, 14, Evers, for Pitt Water, in ballast.
CITY COUNCIL. THURSDAY, MARCH 20. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 21 March 1851
CITY COUNCIL. THURSDAY, MARCH 20. The Council met yesterday at three o'clock. The cliair having been taken by tho Right Worship- ful tho MAYOR, Councillor RYAN moved-"That the Report of tho Water Committee, dated 7th, and received by thc Council on the 10th February, on additional water mains to bo laid in tho city during tho year 1851, bo adopted." Councillor DRIVER seconded the motion. A desultory discussion took place upon a point of order, and the Mayor decided that according to tho 40th standing rule, the motion must bc re- jected. Alderman BROUGHTON moved-"That the Council do now proceed to open and determino on tho Tenders for watering George-street. Supply of Iron Water-piping. Strengthening Bridgo in Cumberland-street." Councillor ROBERTS seconded tho motion, and tho tenders wero accordingly opened and read. Mr. Struth's tender for iron water-piping was accepted. The tenders for watering George-street were rejected. Tho City Surveyor was ordered to repair the , bridge in Cu...
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE, ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 21 March 1851
' ''?- .-..... -... SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE, ?$î ARRIVALS. 1 ' ; . March 20.-Edgar,' shjp£'420' totís^ Captain Charles B. Smith;- ' from '^c^'oMu - the lstFo bruary. Passcngers^-Mrtí, ' Smith; imd' two 'chil- dren, Mr; and MrsibOa'rrntfce¥s,-vMr.^ M-'Cormick and Mr. Ledger. ias vfbvnoiicwt ?..>.-.: March 20.-John líóvfe'ít^'tifigaitítinei 147 toña; Captain Sylvester J*. lírtfwñ,1 from Sap. Francisco, : the 21st JanuaTyj- in^liallaät. ^ Passengers^Mr. ' James Turner, Mtv ''Thomas' [Robinson,'Mr. Charles Pasfield," Mfifî John3 B"rydges,s Mr. James ?Waldron, Mr. Dennis .Hayes, Mr. James Prit- chard. ??:.'?>,. v . - .!; March 20.-Phoebe, schooner, 89 tons, Captain dickson, from Port Albert, the 17th instant. Pas - iwngers-Mr. Duggan,. Mr. Smith and Mri Coffey.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 21 March 1851
T T FOR THE MANNING RIVER DIRECT. H E well-known CUTTER . GLEANER . will positively sail on "Wednes- day, weather permitting. . ( ; For freight or passage, apply to the . Masterton board, at the Albion Wharf. ? -, 494 FOR LAUNCESTON. H E -SCHOONER PETREL, 100 tons, is now taking in cargo, and will proceed to sea on Saturday weather permitting.- For freight or passage, apply on board, at Sydney Flour "Wharf ; or to GEORGE SMALL, -444 4, Jamison-street. ~T~T~ FOR OTAGO.. . CALLING AX WELLINGTON. . T|T H E S &lt;; H 0 0 N E R -, . SCOTIA, , J. Ward, master. For freight or pas- sage apply oa board, at tho Circular Wharf; ' to Mr. S. LYONS," Charlotte-placo ; or to >? THORNTON AND CHURCH, ?479 Custom House. T FOR CALIFORNIA. H ii fine American sliip ROBERT BOWNE, öOStons, F. G. .Cameron, comma ndor, will succeed tho Martha, and having tho greater portion of her cargo en- gaged, will sail with despatch direct for San Fran- cisco. &lt; This ship is now alongside tho Circ...
DOMESTIC INTELLIGENCE. INSOLVENT COURT. THURSDAY. Before the Chief Commissioner. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 21 March 1851
' DOME STÏO INTELLIGENCE. . INSOLVENT COURT. THURSDAY. .. - Before the Chief Coinmissioner. John Lord, a third1 meeting. ' Debts proved, £2965 8s. ld. The1 insolvent to be allowed the whole of his household furniture and effects-the pianoforte to bo given to Miss Lord as her bona fido property. , .> '--' . ' The stock-in-trade of the insolvent to be sold. John Smith Pa'pps, an adjourned single meeting. Debts proved, £20 4s. The whole of tho assets to be sold with the exception of wearing apparel and bedding. John Kennedy, nn adjourned single meeting. This insolvent was examined, and the creditors present directed all the assets to be sold, with the exception of the wearing apparel and bedding.
THE WORKING CLASSES IN BRITAIN AND AUSTRALIA. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 21 March 1851
THE WORKING CLASSES IN ^ BRITAIN AND AUSTRALIA. WE liave now completed our piecemeal republication of tho Hov. Samuel Green's Prize Essay on the Working Classes of Great Britain ; and those of our readers who have porused the successive portions of that work, will admit that the space we have given to it bas been worthily devoted. Thc work appears to us to be a perfect moäel of popular literature, Hhe- i comprehensive but complete view of the subject; the fulness of fact and argu-.ó ment, the clearness of arrangement, the- , luminous simplicity of style, which it ex- hibits, and the tone of genuine Christian philanthropy which pervades it, combino : to render it the most admirable essay upon the subject ever given-to the world. The projector of it, (Mr. John Cassell, of London,) as well as its author,' merits the gratitude of all working men; and of atl who acknowledge the claims of humanity and rejoice in every advance yof ^mankind. . in happiness and virtue. ' urJ r', - The appall...
THE EMPIRE. SYDNEY, FRIDAY, MARCH 21, 1851. CALIFORNIA. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 21 March 1851
THE EMPIRE. SYDNEY, FRIDAY, MARCH 21, J851. CALIFORNIA. BY the John Lovett,, yesterday,' we re- ceived Californian papers to the 18th January. .From extracts in another co- lumn it will be seen that the discovery of new fields of gold was becoming, if any- thing, more extensive. Of the influx of population overland, some idea may be fornîed from the following statements in an American paper. The communication was from Fox*t Laramie, and affirmed the sum total of emigrants who had passed that post in seven months to be 38,253 men, 1,449 women, and 1,549 children. These emigrants were accompanied by 9,530 wagons, 23,068 horses, 7,523 mules, 23,816 oxen, 6,324 cows, and 1,313 sheep. The number of deaths noted there was 307. The Legislature was sitting at San Jose, but there was some talk of its removal to San Francisco. We find the following paragraph in one of the January papers, which will serve as a pretty good indication of the feeling exist- ing towards immigrants from these colo-...
LAW INTELLIGENCE. SUPREME COURT.—THURSDAY. NISI PRIES SITTINGS. Before M Justice Dickinson. KNIGHT V. PARANGHER. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 21 March 1851
LAW INTELLIGENCE. SUPREME COURT.-TITURSDAT. NISI PRIUS SITTINGS. &nbsp; Before M». Justice Dickinson. KNIGHT V. FARAXGHBR. Thia was an action of trespass for an illegal distress upon premises in the occupation of de- fendant at Stoney Creek, Jamberoo, in the Illa- warra District, on the 1st November, 1850. Tho defendant pleaded tho general issue-not guilty by statute. ? Mr. Foster appeared for the plaintiff, and Mr. Darvall for tho defendant. It was shown by tho ovidenco for the plaintiff, that the defendant came to tho premises on the 1st November-last, with another person, known to be a bailiff; that he wrote down à list of cattle and other effects. And it was further proved, by the evidence of one of tho plaintiffs neighbours, that on the 2nd November he saw and read a no tico of sale of defendant's effects, which was pinned to a tree about three-quarters of a mile from plaintiff's residence. No sale, it was shown, took place. On tho 1st November the half-year's rent was ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 21 March 1851
BY AUCTION. CALDEW, PROM CHINA. SUB ENTIRE CARGO OF TEA SILKS MATTDJÎGS PRESERVES HATS, CAMPHOR-WOOD' TRUNKS AND OTHER CHINESE GOODS. MORT AND BROWN Hare received instructions from the IMPORTBR to sell by public auction, at their Rooms, THIS DAY, 21st March, At ll for half-past ll o'clock precisely, TMVE THOUSAND FOLK HUNDRED Jj PACKAGES TEA,~vi2.: 800 SÄests V ß^o\GOUR 1200 Tcn-catty boxes j t-ONGOU 1000 Haî?ehests \ «YSONSKW 1000 Ton-catty boxes J UloOiibKIN 100 Boxes fine hyson 100 Ditto ditto souchong Pilks, rattans Matting, fireworks Preserves-assorted ; paintings Hats, camphor-wood trunks Grass cloth, and sundry other goods ygr The teas were selected in Shanghai, ex- pressly for this market, under instructions to senil the best chops of the respective descriptions ; there can therefore be no doubt that thc cargo will fully warrant thc high character which*the buyers have given it to the consignee. Samples may bo seen at tho Offices of ROBERT CAMPBELL, Esq., Circular Quay, or a...