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To the Honorable E. Deas Thomson, Colonial Secretary. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 1 April 1851
Tö the Honorable E. Deas Thomson, Colonial Secretary. Sm-Tn accordanoo with your request, I havo put in writing my reasons for believing that tho accounts given by tbo blacks of the death of Leichhardt and his party arc without foundation, and that he may still be alive and saved by prompt assistance. The story brought in in '48 is palpably untrue, because none of his cattle have returned, as they would all have done from a much greater distance than he could have reached, in such time to allow news of his death to bo back to tho Balonne in October. The account given to me by the blacks in January last I do not behove, first, because it looks very much like the »ame story, with addi- tions : and second, because on thc previous jour- ney his mules returned from Beak Bango LO00 miles, and would come doublo thc distance tins second time ; they have not, so if any accident j has happened, it must have been far beyond the ken of tho Maroona tribes ; the mules would travel back much furth...
WHAT CAN BE DONE FOR LEICHHARDT? To the Editors of the Sydney Morning Herald. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 1 April 1851
WHAT CAN HE DONE FOR LEICHHARDT ? To the -Editora of the Sydney Morning Herald. ' ("KNTMÎMKX-I beg to limul you a copy of a lottor addressed to tho Colonial Soei'otary on tho subject ot Ur. Leichhardt and his party. I wish to stato distinctly, what is only implied In the letter, that it is impossible for any party to j proceed, in peárcii of Leichhardt until this drought ; is broken up,, 'flic party may muster nt Conv missioner Mitchell's quarters, Maranoa district, ready for a start, but should keep a roof over their ' heads till the rain is over and the ground fit for travelling. This will a cause, a delay much to be regretted, .but better delay for a time and start in health tlian bo prostrated by fever and ague, tts they certainly would be camping out in such rains as may bc looked for after so severe a drought. I am, Gentlemen, . Your most obedient servant. GIDEON S. LANG. Sydney, March 29.
No title [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 1 April 1851
Tho Bandicoot was at anchor in Watson's Bay last evening. Tho Regina is reported as having sailed from London aííout fourteen days previously to tho do parturo of tho Lady Bale. XJ?WOASTJ.T3.-Cadet and Moselle sailed this morning. Three ships -were oil'tho port when the steamer left. The barque Eudora, and Spray, were under tho coal shoot. Colonist, loading tim- ber, stock, «fcc. George Bachham, in the stream, loading coals. . Tho'Oriental reports having spoken the Grati- . tude, bound from Liverpool for Port Phillip, off Trinidad, fifty-eight days out. Tho Oriental was detained in the Channel some sixteen days ; with thc exception of the Lady Sale, (arrived this day,) she saw nothing connected with the colonies. Thc Lucy Ann, whaler, called off the Heads to augment her crew. The passage from Torbay to this Port was made by the Lady Sale in 102 days. She laid to off one of the Cape de Veril Islands for a few hours, to procure some native productions. The Indus, hence, arrived at Gra...
A "VILLAGE TYRANT" OK NOT? To the Editor of the Empire. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 1 April 1851
A '. VILLAOE TYRANT" OK NOT ? To tko Editor of tko Empire. '? ,Sm-" Civis" ia a little too professional for us irtichlightonod folks ; wo must put on our best . nfagnifying glasses to discover how his argument applies to Lawson's ease nt all, Thero was no injured landownor iu this case-thc evidence was ah the other way.' " Civis " forgets,.too, a little piece of evidence about a bottle of brandy, which H a little inconsistent with his notion of an injured; Juan struggling fairly for his rights. As ono of the public,'lum content to adopt your view of tho «.asrç in preference so that of this landowners' champion. BUSHRANGER.
ORIGINAL CORRESPONDENCE. To the Editor of the Empire. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 1 April 1851
ORIGINAL CORRESPONDENCE. To the Editor of the Empire. Sm-Will you bo kind enough to insert in your journal, a question I would ask'Mr. Aaron, touch- ing the logical deduction of that gentleman, in a letter " noticing a single expression in Mr. Salmon's letter published in thc S. M. Herald paper of the 17th instant." Mr. A. reasons, "Now, inasmuch as the tenets of Unitarians aro founded on tho teaching of the wan Christ Jesus," which forbid them to hate n\iy one, it is clearly absurd and illogical, and Therefore unjust, to ? chargo thom with hatred of their teacher,! Diu'ercneo'of ojjinion regarding his person, and attributes, does not justify such an accusation." The question I would propose to that gentle- man, is, does tho man Christ Jesus teach that where two or three aro met in ki» name, thero he will bo in tho midst of thom, and if so, is io a " matter of opinion " that ho teaches what is not true, or tliat tho mau Christ Jesus, can bo in two places .at tho samo time. If Mr. A....
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE ARRIVALS [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 1 April 1851
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE^ - .... ARRIVALS, ".' \ : March 31,-Oriental, barque, 500 tons, Captains William Carr, , from Torbay, (England,) tilt* 26th' November.:- Paaseiigei*s-:-"ltcv. Miv Grylls, Mr. : Adam John jiDowling,, Mrs. Carr,, Mr. John William^ Mr, and/Mj-s.^.lla.dley,..Air, William KUSôn,' andjflpr. .'tiray? - March Sl.r^Émkui, 106 tons, Captain James Bowden,'from^Auohland, the 20th March. Pas f*engersTTT.Mr.:.Cr«mmer, Mr«^all-, ;Mr,-Dodd, Mr. Packaon, Mr. E.. Harmer j. Mr. Gardner, iii*. M. Carney, Mr.; C.- Maddon. March 31.-Lady Sale, barque, 3SS tons, Cap- tain Jackson, from Torbay, tho 19th December. Passengers-Mrs. Jackson and child.
THE AXTI-TRANSPORTATION LEAGUE. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 1 April 1851
THE AXTI-TIIANSFOIITATION LEAGUE. A Humorous meeting of the Anti-transportatiou Committee was held yesterday afternoon, Hiv Citarles Cowper in tho chair, when the Delegates from Victoria and Van Diemen's Land wore in attendance. A spirited conversation was kein up during tho afternoon on tho general prospects of the cause in thc colonies, the unwise and impolitic conduct of the Northern flockmastcrs being par- ticularly dwelt upon. Some objections wen started to thc constitution of thc League ; which, however, were mostly removed as the conversation proceeded. The gentlemen who principally took part in tho proceedings were tho Hov. Mr. West, Mr.Moor, M.L.C., Mr. Norton, Mr. Lamb, M.L.C., Dr. Lang, M.L.C., Mr. Westgarth, M.L.C., Dr. Thomson, Mr. Campbell, Mr. Ü. K. Holden, and Mr. Parkes ; and thc following resolutions were tiltimately carried : 1. That in tho opinion of this Committee, it is of tho greatest importance, riot only to this . colony, but to all tlio other Colonies of Au...
DOMESTIC INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 1 April 1851
DOMESTIC INTELLIGENCE. CITY Corxcit..-Tlio adjourned meeting of tlio Council took place yesterday. Perhaps the most important item of tho business was tho adoption of Councillor Flood's motion, instructing tho Financial Committee to enquire into tho amounts of arrears unaccounted lor by the City Solicitor. A full report of tho proceedings will appear in to- morrow's issue. Jinn MKHIUMKH.-An old womun was taken to tho Watch-house hist night, charged with stcalnig a sot of mosquito curtains. Tho cold grey eye, white locks, and gaunt llguro of the prisoner put us strongly in mind of the old nurse of Ellangowan, in (»ny Mannering. Tho poor creature has been un inmate of tho Lunatic Asylum.
ABSRACT OF AUCTION SALES THIS PAY [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 1 April 1851
ÁBÍÍTÍMCT OF AUCTION SALES THIS PAY, MR,. SOLOMONS,-At Iiis Rooms, at ll o'clock, Silver-Watches, Eight-day dials, Cutlery, Glass- ware, Chimney Ornaments, Fancy Paper, Steel Bends, Watch Guards, and Steel Pens. Mn. E. SALAMOS.-At his Booms, at ll o'clock, Striped[.Doeskins, Buttons, Haberdashery, Ac, and second hand Pianoforte. Mn. J. G. COHEN.-Athis Booms, at ll o'clock, Enamelled Hollow-ware. Mn, C. KEWTOX.-At his Rooms, at ll o'clock, Eau de Cologne, damaged Blankets and Serf,-« Shirts, 21 Bales Superior Blankets and a Su- perior Chronometer,. Drapery assorted, e\ Thomas Arbuthnot, Geneva Velvets, &lt;fcc. Mn. W. G. MooiiE.-^At the Labour Bazaar, Pitt street, at ll o'clock, A Quantity of Jewollerv, &c. Mn. G. A. LLOTD.-At his Rooms, at ll o'clock, Oil Paintings, Copper Plato Engravings. MJI. S. LYONS.-At.tus Mart, at ll o'clock, Choice Indian Goods, comprising Hats, Split Rattan, Shellac, Chutneys, Table . Mats, Worked Muslin Dresses, Ac., Musquito Curtains, Ciga...
No title [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 1 April 1851
A JS'KW ZEALAND VIEW OK oe« LIIHÎL CASE. " Air. Parkes, proprietor of thc Umpire, is threat- ened with an action for libelling the famous pic nician Mayor, Hill. Wo have not lit upon the grounds of this action, hut we perceive Mr. Parkes, with tho indignant scorn of an intelligent, and intellectual man, is striving- hard to inculcate a higher tone of feeling in tho'Sydiieyitcs. He if honourably anxious that tho man selected to ti ll the first municipal office should possess some more generous attributes than the mere power of purse; and he is right."-Southern Crou, March Mth.
LAW INTELLIGENCE. SUPREME. COURT—MONDAY. EQUITY SITTINGS. Before the PRIMARY JUDGE. SMART V. HU[?]ES. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 1 April 1851
. LAW INTELLIGENCE. SUrilBSiE/'copRT-MONDAY. Eqr/ITY SlTTIXOS. Before tho PHÍMAUY JUDOE. SMAltT V. HUOÜKS. In tliis caso an order had boen made hy his Honor that Mrs. Ksthev Hughes should shew cause why a writ ol'attachment should not issue against her for not obeying the decree made ia this cause, whereby she was required within threemoiithsfroiu tho date thereof to execute a certain deed of con- veyance thereby directed to be executed by her. It appeared that the decree, which was made on tho 10th December, 18-10, had boon appealed from, and that tho appeal had ultimately been dotermincd in favour of the plaintiffs, and that, pending tho pro- ceedings on the appeal, they could take no steps under thc decree within tho time limited thereby. Mr. FOSTKK now moved to discharge thc order, contending that tho plaintiffs could not now pro- ceed under thc decree, it having become inopera- tive, by reason of the time having elapsed within which tlio deed was to bc executed. Tho mode of pro...
THE CITY REPRESENTATION MEETINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 1 April 1851
THE CITY REPRESENTATION MEETINGS. THERE are two meetings advertised for this day, to'consider what steps ought to- bo taken for securing a fair representation of this city in tho Legislature. One at three o'clock this afternoon, convened, wc believe, hy old friends of the popular cause, whose names will be associated with thc history of the country ; and one at seven o'clock this evening, announced also by gentlemen who have done the State ser- vice on other occasions. At first sight it would seem to bo regretted that these meetings should not be united in their efforts, but as they arc both of a prelimi- nary character, and arc certain to result in one general demonstration of feeling against the obnoxious proposals of the Government, the circumstance may be in reality rather considered as an evidence of the spontaniety and earnestness of tho movement, than as any sign of division of strength. The resolutions annexed to tho advertisement of thc evening meeting are thoroughly radica...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 1 April 1851
BÓTTLED FRUITS. GREEN GAGE, Damson. Gooseberry, Cherries, Red Currants, Black Currants, Currants and Cherries, Raspberries, Raspberries and Currants. S. PEEK & CO., 182 Importers and Dealers. THE Public are reminded that the charges for Money lent at the old established Pawn Olhco, 78, King-street, are For 2s. Od, and under-2d. per month 5s. ,, 3d. " 10s. ,, Cd, " 15s. " Od. ,, 20s. t" ls. " and that tho pretensions of a certain party, that he charges only half tho prices of other establish- ments, aro, so far at least, untrue. Tho undersigned will continue to make tem- porary loans of £100, or more, either upon endorsements or property, upon liberal terms ; but he will not MIHTEND to do business for eight per cent, per annum-a rato at which every ono knows tho largest capital could bo invested in mortgage, without trouble or risk. J. K. HEYDON, Licensed Pawnbroker. Holloway's Dépôt, 78, King-street. i7i EKNIGHT, House. Sign, and Orna t mental Painter, Plumber,/ : and Glazie...
No title [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 1 April 1851
I THE COLONIAL MAGAZINE-contains; as usual, many excellent pnpers on subjects' that are now beginning to be much better understood thati formerly hy"the-great body of the people. "On the Police of India," is a very clever and well-reasoned article:; but' we cannotsny how far the suggestions are capable of being reduced to practice. ? ".Charters of Incorporation in India and the .Colonies," is well worth reading, and as the 'subject is to be continued, no doubt much' valuable information'will he given respecting the East India Company's Charter, which expires in 1854. From the "Ceylon Rail- way, " we gather that the scheme which was abandoned during the great commercial panic is likely to be carried into effect. " The Prospects of Canada West" are spoken of in' Athe most glowing terms, by a writer who ap i'toe.ars to lie remarkably well acquainted with .his subject. In his opinion the seeds of prosperity ate so abundant throughout this interesting portion of our dominions that nothin...
IMPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 1 April 1851
IMPORTS. March 31.-Maukjn, brig, 100 tons, Captain 1Sowden, from Auckland : 10,000 feet timber, 2 cwt. flour, 4 tons hay, AV. AYright ; 2 packages clothing, Smith, Croft, and Co. Maren 31.-Oriental, barque, 500 tons, :Cnptnin Carr, from London : 100 barrels herrings, 10 boxes cod-fish,-5 half-barrels prunes, 1 hogshead nuts, 2 tierces figs, 4 bales blankets, 30-bale's 37 cases merchandise, Smith, Campbell, and Co'.'";'' 30 baskets olive oil, 37. cases wine, JL case bottlc hriishcs,' llonald and Co. ; 20 boxes tin places, 48 packages merchandise, Charles Scott ; SI20 bars, l.">0 bundles iron, 405 packages ' mereimiidise,, Thomas "Woolley ; 50 hogsheads beer, 4 casks, 1 case, Lyall, Scott, and Co. ; 50 hogsheads:bcer, 1, rase merchandise, Campbell and Co. ; 25 hogs- headsbeer, 'Cooper,- Brothers ; 30 easies* bocV, 25. hnlf-tiercos' 'tobacco, 5 cases books',12 eases sta- tionery, 18 bales merchandise,. Griffiths, Fanning, and Co. ; 20 kegs smalts, 7 trunks shoes,; 1 case huts, 1 car...
THE EMPIRE. SYDNEY, TUESDAY, APRIL 1, 1851. EUROPEAN. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 1 April 1851
THE EM Pili E. »SYDNEY, TUESDAY, APRIL 1, J851. EUROPEAN. BY thc arrivai of tho Lady Sale, we have a few papers down to the middle of De- cember ; hut "\vc notice scarcely anything worthy of extracting. ; Parliament M'as prorogued to the 4th of February, then to meet for the despatch of public business. Affairs un the Continent appeared to be in a semi-torpid state ; with the ex- ception of Central Germany, which was monopolising all commotion to itself. The religious excitement in England consequent on the late measures of the Pope, could scarcely be said to be on the decrease, though all parties had, to some extent, expended their fervour. The wool sales had closed without any reduction on former quotations. Tho Paris correspondent of the Time's writes : " I believe I was the first who announced to you the passage of Mazzini through Paris, on his way to »Switzerland, for re- volutionary purposes, it is now certain. Some of thc Swiss journals having stated that Mazzini had gone . t...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 1 April 1851
T THE.ONLY VKSSELL POR WIDE BAY DIRECT. HE fine schooner VAN- GUARD, J. T. Smith, master, , lias been detained by making some repairs, beyond the time formerly 'advertised. ?' Having part of her , ,icargo engaged she will positively sail on Thursday next, the 3rd April (wind and weather permitting^) . For freight or passage apply to tho master, on hoard ; or , THOMAS CROFT, 583 > "*. Commercial Wharf. FOR XAUNCESTOIT DIRECT. ^ HE fast sailing schooner BROTHERS, :.&lt;$4 ions,,-C. Roy,;'master, will "sail jp5i«j||!^^^ IS. ''For I freight or passage apply to tho Masterton board, at the Flour Company's Wharf ; or tb M. METCALFE, Custom House. March 20. 55i FOB SAN FRANCISCO DIRECT. succeed the Adirondack, that fine Al Ship, EDGAR, Captain Smith, 600 tons burdon ; has all her dead weight engaged, will sail for the above port with dispatch. For freight or passage, apply on coard, at tho Circular Quay ; or to F. W. CLARKE, 530 Jamison-street, ~ FOR CALIFORNIA. ~ TH a fine Ameri...