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IMPORTS [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 28 March 1851
IMPORTS; :, !;!. March 27.-¡Shamrock, steamer,'200'tonn, Capt. .Gilmore, from Launceston, Melbourne; and Two- fold Bay: 25 bales wool, 1-bundle skins, H. Hamilton ; 9 bales wool, Mort, and ¡Brown; bales á cases merchandise, M. Levy ; 5 cases, 2,bales, Newton Brothers, 14 cases beef, Order.
ORIGINAL CORRESPONDENCE. NATIVE LITERATURE. To the Editor of the Empire. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 28 March 1851
ORIGINAL CORRESPONDENCE. NATIVE LITERATUR-B. To the Editor of the Empire: Sin-I have often asked whether there was any tendency to intellectual pursuits evinced by our nativo'youth, and always" received' ». negative reply. I have hardly scon any manifestation of literary, ability abovo contempt, sinco' I carno to Sydney.;.and I had como to thc conclusion that it was "a case of intellectual destitution" with us, oryou have remarked. .But I.havo now befora rab a small pamphlet callod. "Tho Politician," professing to bo wliolly written by , natives of tho colony, and assuming tho rank'of a iriontlily magazine. Thoro aro oho or two reasons why it demands a' notice, and why that notice should appear ip your columns. The magazine contains thrco articles, a preface, a concluding note, and four flfth-rato verses ; and tlio matter is about equal in bulk to ono numbor of your journal excluding advertisements, while the price is oight tithes as niuoh. Tho writers Srofess to be four in numbor ;...
EXPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 28 March 1851
EXPORTS. Storch 27.-Emma, brig, . 121 tons, i Captain Brooks, for Auckland : 2 hogsheads -B.P.: ruin, 1 case books, 1 parcel drapery,- j;'J. .Moiitéfióro ; 0 cases wino, 10 cases lomon, syrup, L. Morgan and Co. ; 6 bales leather, 3 j cases, harness, 1 caso hoots, Thomas Hall and Co." ;v 50 bags flour, Henry Dont ; 2 casos.dfaperj',;D.';Jones and Co. ; 4 cases drapery, Hay and GlaistorjTbalo loather, William Wyatt and Son öO^bags: flour, 1 caso cigars, George Moss ; 10--hogsheads brandy, 120 bags sugar, 40 half chosts,.congou,'81. halt cases geneva,-84 boxes mould candles, 30 bags rice, 1 octavo wine, James Buchanan ; 50 cases geneva, 32 mats sugar, L. and S. Spyer ; ö hogs- heads brandy, -20 hogseads ? porter, 4 casks soda, Í.0 half barrels white herrings, 2 barrels cod tish, 2 crates stone bottles, (34. bags sugar, 2 bags barley, 25 boxes candles, 10 hogsheads ale, 2 bales corks, 10 chests 10. half chests 50 boxes tea, 40 bags rice, lt. Dacro : 1 keg 1 package tobacco, 10 tierces 7...
No title [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 28 March 1851
POLICE Omen.-Not a singlo caso of interest , occurred at the Police Ofrico yesterday. BOARD op HEALTH.-This Board had a meeting on Wednesday last, when a resolution was passed, giving tho press neceas to their minutes of pro- ceedings, ¿ic, at tho Town Hall.
SHIPPING1 INTELLIGENCE. ARRIVAL. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 28 March 1851
SHIPPING1 INTÄälGBNC3B^y ï. ? - nut'. ?! wul*a rv. :;?.." i J. -, ? *.'.;" 'AURT7ÂL. '? ???'SK'i i March 27.-ShÀinroëk^s-WcanleTii- 200- tons, Captain ' Gilm'óre, íJfroní»¿-iaunoe8t'on ¡;thoTl18th, Melbourne 23rtl,!and Tvwjfpld-Bay-tbe 2öth inst^ I^ssengérft-*iMro¥Wqn.iM,ï>&, Major.Mercer, M.L.C,. .Mr- WesWfr, M.L.C.r¡ Mr.-Moor, M.L.C.;:; Hopo, Miss'Hope;-Dr. Thomson,' Mayor ' of11 Geelong ; - Mr;. Moor, Mr. and Mrs;- Tolhüáftf MrlnHindson, Mrs. and Miss Bickerton, -"Mr.naD^,Thompson, Mrs. L. Stephen, . MissS. Stcpbbn, Air, J. Stephen, Mr. Itowley, Bev. Mr. West, Mrs. West, Mr.'Weston," Captain Younger, Miss Curr, Mrs. Mead,' Mr. Blookley, Mr. Batman, Mr. Barnard, Mr. Taylor, Mr. and Mrs. J. Walker, Miss Walker, Mr. Barclay, Mr. Sutter, Mr. Robertson, Mr. and Mrs. Jones, Mr. und Mrs. Barker, Mr. and Mrs. Spiers and four children, Mr. Hodgkins, Mr, Kelly, Mr. Fanning, Mi*, and Mrs. Dudgeon, Mr. and Mrs. Perly, Mr. Thompson, Mr. and Mrs. Whittaker, Mr. O'Rciley, Mr. Barbrid...
PROJECTED DEPARTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 28 March 1851
PROJECTED DEPARTURES. THIS DAY.-Tho , Adirondack, for San Fran- cisco ; tho Asena^h;;''for Newcastle ; Petrol, for Launceston and Emu " Bay .;' tho Santiporo, for Manila via Newcastle ; the Emma, for Auckland ; thc Velocity, for Melbourne ; the Guardian, for Guam.
DEPARTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 28 March 1851
.. DEPARTURES. ' , Afarch 27.-Undaunted, barque, 801 tons, Cáp- tala Alexander Walker, for London. Passengers Captain S. C. Leek, Mr. F. B. Dews. March 27.-Tamar, barque, 656 tons, Captain X. C. Stayner, for London. Passengers'-Mrs: ? Stayner, Miss Stayner, Mr. Dawes', Mr. and Mrs. Stephens, Mr. and Mrs. Wathen, sony and daughter; Mr.; White, Mrs, Coombes. Mr.. W. Sanderson,, M\ Thomas'M'Clelland, Mr. William Adams.
ARRIVAL OF THE DELEGATES. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 28 March 1851
ARRIVAL OF THE DELEGATES. BY tíio Shamrock, yesterday, tho Dole gates to the Anti-transportation Con- ference, arrived from Melbourne and Launceston. They were met on tho wharf by"a~huhlber of the most influential members pf tho Sydney committee ; and half-past ten o'clock this morning, was., appointed to present thom with an ad-* : dress of congratulation and to make ,ar ' rangements preparatory to the Conference.' .The meeting takes place at thc Royal Jlotel. ' . Tho Delegates . consist . of the &lt; 'Roy..'.Mr.,,;WejstFand.:. Mr.- Weston, from* , Launceston.;'^ Mayor of, Geelong,.nnjiyMçéfâi. '-W,;: Wôstgarth and . H.- Moor,sfr.^^bt^oliund,who come to Sydneyîalaoiîuji.weuîbèi's" of .Council.
DOMESTIC INTELLIGENCE, INSOLVENT COURT. THURSDAY. Before the Chief Commissioner. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 28 March 1851
DOMESTIC INTELLIGENCE^ INSOLVENT COURT. ' TnüBSDAT. -3 Before the Chief Commissioner. I In tho'estate of Robert Gilli a seeond 'meeting-. f The insolvent filed an amendment to his Schedule. ! One claim for £48 3s. éd. was proved, as a joist claim against a partnership in which the insolvent: was a partner. . Sevoral claims ; were ; withdrawn I for tho present, as being pf; a; simrÜar jiatufc. T¿o , insolvent was examined generally, as. tp his estate, - and the meeting adjourned '. till Tridáy; next, at j twelve o'clock. ? -... ..' ?.&lt;,".>'.'I',.'.:. . In tho estate of David. G.\ Jones'; an ,adjourned meeting. Nothing done, and tho meeting further adjourned to tho 4th of April, at elevenorcloek. ; MEETINGS- FOB TO-DAY., "' ' John Carvick Thompson, a second, meeting, afc ' ll o'clock. . . *....'. Patrick M'Koown, arvadjourncd special meeting at ll o'clock. . -..';. !. "
LAW INTELLIGENCE. SUPREME COURT—THURSDAY, NISI PRIUS SITTINGS. Before Mr. Justice THERRY and a Jury of four. BEIT V. TAYLOR. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 28 March 1851
LAW INTELLIGENCE. . SUPREME COURT-THURSDAY, NISI PRIUS SITTINGS. Before Mr. Justice TIIKRUY and a Jury of four. , ' BEIT V. TAYLOR. ¡. This .was an action on" promises. Tho dcclara I tion set out a charter pavfjs'rnado botwèen tho plaintiffs, as ochers .of tlio.bri^ Susan, and tho defendant as chartorer of tho said vessel, wheroby it was stipulated that tho ..vessel should proceed tb Newcastle, and receive on board at tho Australian j Agricultural Company's shoot, a" full and completo cargo of coals, and being so loadod, should pro- ceed to the Island of Kawau, and deliver the same upon tho jetty, and there receive on board such 3uanty of copper regulus, as the charterer might csiro to ship, not exceeding one hundred and sixty I tons, andt peing so loaded, should return thcre j with, to Sydney, and deliver the same as tho char ! terer should direct, and.should again receive on board, such cargo at. :Sydnoy, Ncwcastlo, and Kawau, and performim all?'. three successive voy I ages, tmde...
YESTERDAY'S. MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 28 March 1851
: ;YESTERDAY'S. MEETING. I To 'give, any " adequate description of the ;Iihboiu-''Meeting at the Royal Hotel, yesterday, ..would require thc pencil of a Hogarth. . Notwithstanding that the Meet- ing had been advertised for two or three weeks, there appeared to be no person among its originators who was acquainted with tho ideas of a second person. At thc commencement of the proceedings, all was confusion, and at every subsequent stage thé : busi- ness grew moro confounded. Mr. Mort was too much abroad, and Mr. Hickey was too straight-laccd ; Mr. Chambers was too much of a chevaux de frise of statistics, and Mr. Flood was too altogether a torrent ; Mr. Piddington was too. inven- tive, and Maxwell was too argumentative ; Mr. Wells was too much for thc meeting, and Mr. Geo was too much for himself. In short, a more unsatisfactory and unin- telligible affair than yesterday's meeting we never saw, and are not likely ogain to sec.
THE EMPIRE. SYDNEY, FRIDAY, MARCH 28, 1851. THE OPENING OF THE COUNCIL: [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 28 March 1851
THE EMPIRE. SYDNEY, FRIDAY, MARCH 28, 7851. THE OPENING OF THE COUNCIL: TIIE Legislative Council meet this day for the despatch of the most important busi- ness which has ever occupied the delibe- rations of that body. There is naturally great anxiety felt by all thinking persons with regard to the course which will be pursued in bringing into operation the New Constitution of the Colony. This anxiety, with certain members of the com7 munity, is greatly increased- by the rumours, . which we fear; are/ too- well founded, that thc. local government have already decided in parcelling out the coun- try into electoral districts, and in appor- tioning the representation to tho respec- tive constituencies. Of the liberal charac ter of the service which has been so gratuitously performed for us, a fair example is furnished in the plot (we can call it by no better name) of limiting Sydney to three members ! By imperial command a costly process of taking the census was entered into, for the o...
No title [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 28 March 1851
CONFESSION.-A young man» who, for his sins, was about being married, presented hiu> self for confession» As he appeared rather embarrassed how he should proceed to enu- merate his errors-."Come," said the good Abbé G., kindly, |f do you eyer tell false- hoods?" ','Father, I am not a lawyer," proudly replied the penitent. " Did you ever steal?','-" Father, I am, not a merchant!" ¡".Yon haye,pot committed murder?"-"Sir, I am a physican," conscientiously replied the young penitent, casting down his eyes. 1 ' Ä QUEER GENIUS being asked why he did not, go to the,funeral pf his wife, replied, that, he could not leave his shop, and that it was. always "better to attend to business before pleasure,, i . , . ! ' '"'prie of the, lady editors/* says theJVew Englander, 'Mateiy ^astonished; a)l bachelor dom by announcing,; ,that/t|,8he-would as : soon. hestle her nose in a rat's»nest of swingle, tow, as allow;' a. man with,whiskers to kiss her.' F|pr, the comfort of thej afflicted,.as well as...
THE SEAMSTRESS. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 28 March 1851
THE SEAMSTRESS. . BY CHARLES J PATTEBSON. Hark! that rustió of the dress, ' Stiff with lavish comeliness ! Hero comes one whose, cheek would flush But to have herf garments brush 'Gainst the girl whose fingers thin "Wove tho weary' broidery in, ' Bending backward from her toil, Lest her tears the silk might soil. And in midnight's ; chill and murk, j Stitched her. life into the work, Shaping from her bitter thought Heart's ease and forget-me-not, Satirising her despair With tho emblem, woven there. J. .R. LOWELL. The clock hud struck midnight, yet still the seamstress toiled on, though her.fingers-were long since weary; and her heart > sick-almost unto death. -Her candle flickered low-in its socket, and at last flared up as if about tb go out ; she rose, lit another, and still toiled on. The sleet drove against the window pane, rattling like shot upon the frosty glass, and the step of the sleepy watchman Without was the sole sound that echoed in the streets ; the whole city lay d...
MISCELLANEOUS EXTRACTS. WOMAN THE REFORMER. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 28 March 1851
MISCELLANEOUS EXTRACTS. WOMAN THE REFORMER. UT MRS. C. I« BALFOUR. The woman's cause is man's ; they riso or sink together, Dwarfed or Godlike-bond or free.-TKNNTSON. ' It seems strange that in this age of inves- tigation and social progress, the power of woman to promote or retard improvement should, be so seldom adverted to. A multi tu.de of plans are thought of for mitigating evil and diffusing good, but woman is only indirectly named in reference to these plans. If her influence is tacitly admitted, and her ¿id invoked, it is as an auxiliary, and not a principal.' In many benevolent aud religious enterprises she assists by her occasional pre- sence on public occasions; by. collecting funds for carrying on the operations of many societies; by the ingenuity and industry'of her hands, in providing elegant and useful ' works for sale, m aid of the treasury of bene: voleuce. AU this is well. Everv woman thus employing her talent sud leisure, is doing something towards abating the'amo...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 28 March 1851
LAUNCESTON DIRECT. , -Tlsv . rilHË ;f»tit »Bilinft schooner >M1^ J. BROTHERS, .JjfaSö!!^ 64 tons, C.. Roy, master, will sail ^Sftg for tho above-named port on TUES For freight or passage apply to. tho .-Alaster on Jjoard, .at'tho Flour Company's Wharf ; or to M. METCALFE, . ': Custom House. March 20. . 554 FOR SAN FRANCISCO DIRECT. -¿3fók¿- :.jpo. suoeeeil the Adirondack, J&wfm^ J- that fine Al Ship, . JW ..: E;D G A R, 'SSplsrSKa Captain Smith, COO tons burden ""."'^T feas all her-dead weight engaged, -will sail for thc abbye port with dispatch. ' For freight or passage, apply on board, at tho : Circular Quay ; or to- .. ! ,'. , 4 F. W, . CLARICE, .. &lt; -530 Jamtson-streot,":.. I . FOR CALIFORNIA. -~Z~t>r&. TP' H fi fine > American ship J«, X ROBERT BOWNE, ' ?/umwmS& ßOStons, F. G. Cameron, commander, gw^^^M- will süeceed tho Martha, and having 'K£Ä^SB the greater portion of her cargo en- gaged, will sall with despatch direct for San. Fran...
PUBLIC MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 28 March 1851
PUBLIC MEETING. \ Shortly after two o'clock, yesterday,a "public i meeting was hold at the Royal Hotel, for the ¡ purpose of taking the whole question of Labour ! into consideration, and of "suggesting to the \ Legislature suoh a courso of action as may bc ac j ceptable to thc employers of labour generally." Tho MAYOR having road thc advertisement con- vening the meeting, was voted to»'the chair, j Mr. Mont came forward to explain, as briefly ns j possible, that although tho responsibility of calling this meeting together had boen laid upon him,-the credit was,, in point of fact, due ito Mr. Hickey. In an article in Wednesday's Press t the meeting was designated *' Mr. Mort's Meeting.'" No doubt this arose- from tho fact of his having recently, in tho pages of tho Si/dtiey 'Hominy ' i Herald, given expression to- his own persoiia'l views on the subject of securing a.'Continuous-, stream of free immigration to this colony..' He had sighed tho requisition to tho Mayor j in tho hope th...
ABSTRACT OF AUCTION SALES THIS DAY.. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 28 March 1851
ABSTRACT OF AUCTION SALES « . : . . THIS DAY. . MB. . SJEWABT.-At thc: Cattle. Market, at IL : o'clock, 2ft well-brptl Colts and EilioB. 1 MB. I>. BBLL.-At his Rooms, 490}', George-street. . at ll o'clock. Dresses, Shirts, Towelling, Shawls, Ribbons, Linens, ike. MB. S. LYONS.-At Lower George-street, at ll o'clock, Two Steam Engines. MK. J. H. ATKINSON.-At his Stores, Circular Quay, atll o'clock, 162 Bales Wool, 200 Sheep- skins. . . ' MR. J. G. GonEN.-At his Rooms, at ll o'clock, 1 Grocories and Damaged llops. MESSRS. MonT AND BROWN»-At - tho Queen's Wharf» at 11 o'clock, Whiting, Isinglass, Arrow- root, Resin, Claret, Lime Juice, Old Rope, ¿c., &e. ? ? MR. E. SALAMOÑ.-At No. 1, Morris' Buildings, ab ll o'clock, Furniture, Pianoforte and other Effects. MR. T.HURLETF.-At tho Hay Market, at ll o'clock, Drawers, Tables, Chairs, «fee. '