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POLICE OFFICE,—SATURDAY. Before the Police Magistrate and John M'Lerie, Esq. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 31 March 1851
POLICE OFFICE,.-SATURDAY, Bofqro tho PoJíce Magistrate »ntl John M'L^ríe, Esq, RTJUMWO,'-Thomas Hammond, ft private in th» lltu Bogwiont, was committed for trial on a charge of stealing a pair of trousers and other articles from an old man named Martin, who de- scribed himself as a general dealer, and whoso chere amie seemed to be the real cause of the prisoner's intrusion on prosecutor's premises. The property was valued at three shillings. A MELANCHOLY MAN.-James Bailey was charged with assaulting his wife. The wife stated that she bore her husband no malice, but that lie was not in his right mind, that ho had fallen into melancholy ways, and she was afraid that some serious consequences might ensue. Tho defendant, whoso appearance and manner fully confirmed his wife's statement, was ordere! to find sureties for his good behaviour, and in default, was sentenced : to ono month's imprisonment. Tho bench said thc wife might have access to him whenever she wished, and that medical att...
DOMESTIC INTELLIGENCE. INSOLVENT COURT. SATURDAY. NEW INSODVENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 31 March 1851
DOMESTIC INTELLIGENCE. INSOLVENT COURT. SAT i* itu AY. S XRW J.NSOIKEXTS. John Graham, lato of Darling Downs, now a prisoner in the gaol afc Sydney. Surrender accep- ted upon Chief Commissioners' report, Mardi 28th. Amount of debts, ¿¿80S 10s. ; assets, personal property, £21 : debts duo to estate, £170 8s. ; deficiency, £111 2s. Mr. George King, official assignee. James Greenwood, of tho South Head Hoad, licensed victualler, now a prisoner in Darlinghurst gaol. Petition presented. Insolvent ordered to bc examined on Tuesday next. MKKTIXII TO-DAY, James Caulfield, a second meeting at ll (at Bathurst.) To-Monnow. James Smith, and James Smith, jun., a second meeting, at 11. James MoNecs, a single mooting, at 12. Janies Greenwood, for examination, at 10. TitntsDAY. Edward Hickson, a single meeting, nt 11. James lloyd, a first mooting, nt half-past 10. Bobert Gill, an adjourned second meeting, at 12. KUIDAY. David Griffiths Jones, an adjourned second meet- ing, at ll.
THE BRITISH FLAG. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 31 March 1851
THE BRITISH FLAG. THE British flag has hoon most innocently the cause of a great tleal of unmeaning hubbub, and abundance of frothy silliness, among certain people of this good city. It has been-for what reason nobody knows -dragged into all discourses, where it had no earthly business, both of wise men and simpletons, lt has made Methodist ministers epiite martial at public meetings, and it Jins stirred up antiquated naval captains to the perpetration of bunkum speeches in the Senate. On tho mention of the British flag (God bless it !) tobacco merchants have waxed florid and metapho- rical in their advertisements, and small witted young men, like one Mr. Gee, have felt their senses evaporate at thc tips of their cars. Thc British nag, forsooth ! what to do with it has any ono of the tribe of its traducers and defenders ? British manhood forbid that ever it should be surrendered to tho base denouncement of such soulless enemies, or bc committed to thc baser guardianship of such babb...
No title [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 31 March 1851
Mn. E.MAxi;i:t,'s Coxcwrrs DANSANTS.-Wo linvc been requested to cull tho attention of tho lovers of music ami dancing, to thc programme of Mr. Emanuel's (Jrand Prom ona do Concert, and Con- cert hu limnt, which will take placo on Wednes- day next, April 2nd. nt the Royal Hotel. Wo. understand Mr. Emanuel has rando arrangements to give a series of these popular entertainments, throughout the winter. Tni: Axn-TUANHi'oHTATioN LKAÍII.'K.-A meeting of tho Committee of the Anti-Transportation As- sociation will bo held this day, at four o'clock, at tho olllces of the Association, King-street East, for tho purpose of a preliminnrv conference with tho Dolegntes from Victoria and Tasmania. The members of the Committee aro respectfully re- quested to attend on thu? interesting occasion.
ABSTRACT OF AUCTION SALES THIS DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 31 March 1851
ABSTRACT OF AUCTION SALES THIS DAY. Mn. E. PAI.AMO.S-.-At Macquarie Place, at ll o'clock, Wines, Spirits, Alo and Porter, Horse and Cart, Harness, OHico Furniture, ifcc. Mn. J. G. Cour.x.-At Iiis Hoonis, at ll o'clock, China, Dinner Sets, Chamber Sots, ¿¿c., Orna- mental Glassware. MR. G. A. LLOYD.-At Hotts' Wharf, at ll o'clock, Cocea Nut Oil, Sperm and Black Oil, Whale- bone, Flax, Wool, and Potatoes. ' Mn. S. LYONS.-At his Mart, at ll o'clock, Eight Houses, situated in Prince-street, ¡1 Allotments near Trinity Church. Miissns. Moirr AXn BROWN.-At their Booms, at ll o'clock, Cottage and Land in Crown-street, Surry Hills, .'! unfinished Houses, 2 Houses and Ground nt Strawberry Hill. Mu. T. Huiit.KY.-At his Booms, at ll o'clock, 270 Volumes of Hooks, Paper, and Sundries. MR. A. MOORI-:.-At tho Labour Bazaar, at ll o'clock, Household Furniture, Horse, Cart, ifce., tte.
EXPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 31 March 1851
EXPORTS. March 20.-Bandicoot, schooner, ~>Q tons, Cap- tain E. Halden, for Circular Head : 1 cask h randy, G chests, 12 half-chests, 12 boxes tea, 2 tons sugar, 2 cases preserves, fl boxes raisins, 200 «.oeoa nuts, quarter-cask sherry, 1 case port, 20 ton coals, 3 casks oranges and lomons, 2 casks refined sugar, 1 bale tweeds, 1 case cabbage tree hats, 20 bags salt, i0 casks bottled beer. 2 trusses twine, 2 bales drapery, 38 bars 3 bundles iron, Í cases linseed oil, 1 case ink, I) kegs nails, ö bags halt, 2 kegs wldto lead G. Small. '
IMPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 31 March 1851
IMPORTS. March 20.-Sir .lohn Franklin, schooner, 20 tons, Captain G. W. Graham, from Tahiti the 2mi, and Tongataboo tho 10th February : 2 oasks, 2 cases arrowroot, 10 barrels limo juice, 2 cases old copper, G. A. Lloyd. March 30.-Lady Blackwood, whaling barque, 20") tons, Captain'.T. Butler, from tho South Sea Fishery : 250 barrels sperm oil.
THE EMPIRE. SYDNEY, MONDAY, MARCH 31, 1851. SYDNEY AND ITS FUTURE REPRESENTATION. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 31 March 1851
THE EMPIRE. SYDNEY, MONDAY, MARCH Ol, 1851. SYDNEY AND ITS FUTURE REPRE- SENTATION. BY an advertisement in another part of to-day's paper, it will be seen that stops have already been taken to bring the "pressure from without" to act on tho Executive Government and the Legisla- ture, in a remonstrance against the unequal and unjust provision made in the Electoral Bill for the representation of Sydney. We believe the movers in this matter are gentlemen, who will not do the thing by halves ; but, on the contrary, who may bo trusted by the citizens to ad vocate their cause honestly and powerfully. It is next to impossible to overrate the importance of thc present moment, in mus- tering all our strength against the nefari- ous attempt made by a base and truckling government, upon our liberties. Whilst the citizens have been slumbering in fan- cied security, their, enemies have been vigorously at work. If this slumber be unbroken, it is easy to forsee the conse- quences. The Squatters of...
DIARY. MEMORANDA TO NEXT PUBLICATION. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 31 March 1851
»IAHT. MBMOJMXIM TO NBJiT PUHMCATJO.V, MARC FF, (ses, I sots, IIFOFF WATJ5FF, morn, I, o.von,. 31 I MoypAY,. 1 6TQ I 5 5,0 \ 7 0> I 7 33 New Moon, 4 3S'A.M., April 2.
No title [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 31 March 1851
CORNERS.- Corners have always been popular. The chimney-corner, for instance, is endeared to the heart from the earliest to the latest hour of existence.-The corner cup- board ! What stores of sweet things has it contained for us in youth-with what luxuries its shelves have groaned in manhood !-A snug corner in a will ! Who ever objected to such a thing? A corner in a woman's heart! Once get there, and you may soon command the en»ire domain.-A corner in the Temple of Fame ! Arrivk at that, and you become im- mortal.-Eliza Cook's Journal. CAUSE OF THANKFULNESS.-Besides one gentleman nnd two ladies, travelling in a stage-coach, in Vermont, there was a smull sharp-featured, black-eyed woman, who had questioned her companionsto her satisfaction, and had nothing further to do, until the arrival of a lady, deeply veiled, and dressed in mourning, who was no sooner in, and seated, than the little woman commenced her exami- nation as follows :-" Have you lost friends ?" " Yes, r have." " Was...
MISCELLANEOUS EXTRACTS. VISIT TO THE CORN-LAW RHYMER. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 31 March 1851
MISCELLANEOUS EXTRACTS. VISIT TO THE CORN-LAW RHYMER, After a rule of IOU miles, ou a cold, clear, frosty day in December, 1838, I arrived at Sheffield, much pleased at my journey's end, and the warm welcome of a good fire in an inn. Nest day I called . upon a friend who took me th rou i» h the town, and showed me the country found. The chief objects of attraction are the manufactories and show rooms of cutlery,: which are rendered doubly, interesting by thc civility and intelligence of those employed in them. But what chiefly interested nie was the poet. The first time I snvv this remarkable man, he was coming out of a bookseller's shop in the neighbourhood of his own business premises, in Gibraltar street, for he had removed from Burgess street. I immediately recognised him by the portrait in his works, published in three volumes, by Sheill, of Paternoster-row, though he looked older and yet better. I followed him into his premises, but, though I was not a minute behind him, he h«...
VAN DIEMEN'S LAND. THE STATE PRISONERS AND SIR WILLIAM DENISON. THE NECESSITY FOR DEMANDING HIS REMOVAL. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 31 March 1851
VÄN~DIEMBN'S~LÄND. THE STATE PRISONERS AND SIR WIL- LIAM DENISON. THE NECESSITY KOK »EMANOINO HIS REMOVAL. On many points, and in many particulars ot* the government of Sir William Denison, wo have agreed with him, and have given him our humble, j but sincere support ; wc have appreciated his Ex I cellcncy's efforts to advance tho interests of tho colony ; we have viewed his often ill-timed «and injudicious effervescence of temperas the failings of his nature, and found an apology for it ; we havo credited him with the accomplishment of sonic real good, and every unprejudiced colonist will acquiesce in our sentiment,-but it must be borno in mind that in effecting that good, Sir William Denison has simply expended the means placed at his disposal for tho purposes for which it was entrusted to lum : tho industry of the colo- nists lias been taxed to furnish him with tho means to improve their condition, and in giving him credit for expending those moans judiciously, wo fulfil our duty...
CLEARANCES. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 31 March 1851
CLEARANCES. March 20.-Bandicoot, schooner, ¿5G tons, Cap- tain E. Haldon, for Circular Hoad. March 20.-Cantero, barquo, 206 tons, Captain ll. Taylor, for Hobart Town, in ballast. Passen- gers- Miss B. Henry. II. Ashton, J. Abbott, W. Clews, ll. Fryall.
CENSUS OF THE MAITLAND DISTRICT. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 31 March 1851
CENSUS OF TUE MAITLAND DISTRICT, Tho census returns of this district having been roughly completed for the nurposo of being Jaui, with tup other returns, before tho Legislative Council (which meets on Friday) in reference to the re-division of the colony into electoral dis- tricts under the new Constitutional Act, we are now enabled to givo thc following gross returns of the population of tho police district of Maitland : Town of East Maitland. 1040 Town of West Maitland. 3118 Morpeth... 1170 Hcsiduo of tho county of Northumberland \ 0¿o0 so far as is included in the district.f ~ " The portion of the'county of Durham in-\ O40n eluded within the district.....) Total population..'...10,175 The following table shows the increase during the last five years : 1810. 1851. Increase. East Maitland,. 910 ... 1,040 ... 130 West Maitland. 2,409 ... 3,118 ... 709 Morpeth. 035 ... 1,170 ... 541 Total District, . 8,(581 ...10,175 ...1,494 In respect to tho towns of East and West Mait- land tho co...
SHIPPING INTELWGENCE. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 31 March 1851
SHIPPING INTELWGENCE, . ARRIVALS, Mareil 20,-Bb; John FmnWin, schooner, 20 tons, Captain G, W, Graham, from Tahiti tho 'Jud, n,nd Tongataboo tho l(Jth February, Passen- gers-Mr. C. Stewart, Mr. J. Souter. March 29.-Perseverance, brigantine, 82 tons, Captain William'Marshall, from Wellington, in ballast. Passengers-Mr. and Mrs. Flyger, and three children, Mrs. .¡Marshall, and Benjamin Hughes. ' : March 30.-Lady Blackwood, whaling barque, 235 tons, Captain James Butler, from the South Sea Fishery. *V* Tho vessel signalled to the southward yes- terday, had not entered thc Heads at thc time of our going to press. She was supposed to bo tho Oriental, from London.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 31 March 1851
FOR LAUNCESTON DIRECT. ? np H E fnst aniline schooner JfcM^ JL BROTHERS, /jWw^^^' Catons, C.Roy, master, will shil ^^^^ for the above-named port on TUES For freight or pnssjigo apply to tho Master on board, at thc Flour Company's Wharf ; or to M. METCALFE, J,J Custom House. .March 20. 55-1 ~~ FOR SAX FRANCISCO DIRECT. ~r"l~*. rpo siu?peed the Adirondack, J. that fine Al Ship, EDGAR, Captain Smith, COO tons burdon ; Bvfcys.-*y*rei jiag all jlel. ¿[oa(l we¡ght engaged, will sail for the above port Avith dispatch. For freight or passage, apply on board, at thc Circular (íuay ; or to F. TV. CLARKE, 330 . Jamison-street, .. M - rou . CALIFORNIA. : ; TH .li fine American ship ROBERT BOWNE, ßOötons, F. G. Cameron, commander, will succeed the Martha, and having ( tlie greater portion of lier cargo en- gaged, will sail with despatch direct for San jFran cisco. This ship is now alongside tho Circular Wharf, .fc-licre parties are invited to inspect her accommo- dations. For freight or passage ...
No title [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 31 March 1851
Tun PKNXY-A-LIXF.IÎ.-I know a man in London, who followed the precarious trade of a penny-a liner. This worthy was a regular barometer in tho "accidents and offences" line. Whenever a lull occurred in tho chapter of accidents, poor F. was the picture of misery and starvation. Some- times I would meet him on Hungerford Bridge, late in tho evening, just returning by tho half- penny steamer from à fruitless day's roaming ia the purlieus of tho city. " Dull day, this," would lie say, " my boy. No dinner this blessed week, and my poor wife worn to death with lier needle- work." " God bless you, Fred," was my answer, "como over to tho ' Craven,' and I'll stand a disdi of stewed steak and oysters, and we'll hope for a allocking murder by-aud-bye." And then we would trudge through tho "tempting market and sigh, "Oh! that we had our pockets full !" and then we would go into tho coftce-ioom, he all relieved, and I all fearful lost my credit in tho place should havo come to an end ; and with a...
COASTERS INWARDS. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 1 April 1851
COASTERS INWARDS. March'31.-Midshipman, 20, Milkman, from Pore Stephens, - with 00,000 shingles ; Rainbow, lit, Pennington, from Brisbane AVntcr, with 0000 foot timber, and 15,000 shingles ; Wave, 17, Lobb, from Shoalhaven, with 17 tbns potatoes, and 20 bushels of wheat ; Ann, 10, Anderson, from Bris- bane AVater, with 250 bushels of shells ; Young Billy, IS, Carbuss, from tho Hawkesbury, with (500 bushels maize, 1000 feet cedar, 4000 shingles, 20 bushels oats ; Mermaid, IS, AVood3, from the Hawkesbury, -with 000 bushels maize, 300 bushels wheat ; James and Amelia, 33, Cook, from New- castle, with 40 tons of coals ; Primus, 30, Lever, from Newcastle, with 50 tons coals ; Tamar, ¡steamer, 130, Paine, from Morpeth, with 58 bales wool, 21 trusses hay, 45 bags Hour, 204 bushels wheat, 40 bushels barley, 3 bags potatoes, 3 bales skins, 5 kegs tobacco, 27 hides, 50 sheep, 15 pigs.
MISCELLANEOUS EXTRACTS. EVERY DAY ABSURDITIES. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 1 April 1851
MISCELLANEOUS EXTRACTS. EVERY DAY ABSURDITIES. To attempt to boirovv money on the plea of extreme poverty. To ask the publisher of n new newspaper how many copies he sells per week. To ask ti wine merchant how old his wine is. To lose money on horse-racing, and then lose your temper. To get tipsy, and complain of a headache next morning. To attempt to borrow money at ii loan society by giving a responsible person for security. To eat a hearty dinner of fish and call it fasting. Not to go to bed when you are tired anti sleepy because it is not bed-time. . ,¡¡ To rentier a mun a service voluntarily and expect him to be grateful for it. i ... Fancying a thing is cheap because a low.; price is asked for it. ; i '., LjsJ;ening;,Jo.^an^>odverti»ing collector ;de^; tailing the advantages to be derived from ' patronising his proprietor's paper.
COASTERS OUTWARDS. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 1 April 1851
COASTERS OUTWARDS. March 31.-Princess, 30, Lover, for Shoalhaven, in ballast ;"An'n, 10, Anderson, for Brisbane Water in ballast; Rainbow, 19, Pennington, for Brisbano Water, in ballast ; Cricket Player, 12, Loutit, for thc Hawkesbury, with sundries ; Highland Lass, 23, Cook, for Bateman's Bay, in ballast ; Midship- man, 20, Milkman, for Port Stephens, with sun- dries ; James and Amelia, 83, Scrivens, for New- castle, in ballast ; Thistle, steamer, 127, Muli hall, for Morpeth, with sundries.