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AUSTRIA. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 2 April 1851
AUSTRIA. Our Vienna letters and papers are of the 4th instant. The terms of the Olmutz arrangements had transpired at Vienna. The only and distinct fact which m ny be added to the terxs already known is that Prussia is bound immediately to evacuate Cassel. The recruitings and armaments continue. Exchanges on the (nh instant: Five per , Cents., Métalliques, ,94¿-; Four-nnd-a-Half ' per Cents., Métalliques, 81 Bank Shares, 1142. Exchange on London, 12 dorins 3f> kreutzers. Exchange on Paris, 151.
LATEST INTELLIGENCE. (By Electric Telegraph.) PRUSSIA. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 2 April 1851
LATEST INTELLIGENCE, (By Electric Telegraph.) PRUSSIA. / i Our Berlin correspondence is of the ..6 th instant. . ,; . Baron Ladenbcrg's dismissal from o iii ce is again confirmed. .._ ' The Ministerial combination for fiilling up the vacancy in the Cabinet had as yet led to no result. The Free Conferences will commence about the middle of this month. Measures have been taken to continue the armament with less energy. The funds kept steadily improving. - Exchanges on the 7th instant : Voluntary L'»an, 103J; New Loan, Four-and-a-KUÍf per Cents., 98£; State Loan, SH; Marine Society, 119; Bank Shares, 91.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 2 April 1851
SALES BY AUCTION. TO DRAPERS, DEALERS, tte. ¿e. MR. DAVID BELL will Sell hy Auction, nt his temporary Rooms, 49CÖ, George street, four doors south of Hunter-street, On THURSDAY next, APRIL 3, 1851, At ll o'clock precisely, Fourteen Oases of seasonable Drapery Goods/con- sisting of 7-8 dark cambie prints Prints in dresses Ditto plates Shirtings Longcloths Flannels Mousseline de laine dresses Ditto in pieces Orleans Alpaca G-4 Merinoes Cotton ticks I Linen ditto I Huckabacks, , I Doeskins Check bonnet ribbons Gauze ditto .laconct muslins Fancy muslins Spun silk handkerchief* Cotton hosiery Fancv worsted socks Check coats and waistcoats Moleskins Checked shirts Brown cotton socks Also, 1 bale drugget, tte., »tc. Without Reserve. Torins at Salo. '^0 MK. DAVID BELL will sell by miction, nt his temporary Itooms, -lOOi, George street, on TIIU11SDAY, AprilO, ISSI, At 11 o'clock precisely, BU over S in diamond, 7 outside, Ono halo cotton tick, slightly damaged Five bales striped shirts Two h...
ENGLISH NEWS. THE FRENCH REPUBLIC. (From the Times, December 9.) [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 2 April 1851
ENGLISH NWS, ,'. THE- FRENCH REI>tJBLIO¿ (From the Time«, December Q.'J The following is our Paris correspondent's letter, dated Friday, 6 pan. t Dei-patches received this morning from the departments announce the arrival in the Moselle of a considerable number of deserters, principally belonging to the Prussian Land- wehr, who have sought refuge lhere to avoid serving as soldiers. They arrived in a state of great destitution, arni earnestly demanded au asylum and means of subsistence from the Pr« feet. The Prefect has Written to the Minister of the Interior to ask instructions how to art under the circumstances. From Gnieva I have also received accounts, stating that n monster banquet, nt which M. Fazy presided, has taken place in the neigh- bourhood of that eily-no doubt in comme- moration of the triumph of the Radicals at thc last (.lections* The political refugees were, of course, amongst the guests, and the most incendiary speeches were delivered. So earnestly and perseverin...
ORIGINAL CORRESPONDENCE. THE LABOUR MEETING. To the Editor of the Empire. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 2 April 1851
ORIGINAL CORRESPONDENCIA. THE LABOUR MEETING. To the Editor of thc Empire. Sut-Mr. Hickey and Mr. Mort aro very desirous of letting tho late meeting sink into forgetfulness, and therefore they prolong thc memory of it by writing about it in tho Herald. Afr. Mort lias been badly treated, and lins a right to complain. Ho was supposed capable of attempting to carry out a certain plan wfiich ho evidently was proud of inventing. Unthinking people would persist in calling tho meeting-not thc pinn-Mr. Mort's ; whereas, thc plan had nothing to do with thc mooting, which in fact had no pian at all. Hut Mr. Hickey-like an exasperated school- boy-attempts to efface past foolishness by present nngcr. Ho is vexed with everybody, and with himself ;-unreasonably vexed with everybody clso for having been reasonable, and reasonably vexed with himself for having boen unreasonable. Ho sccs nothing extraordinary, ho says, in " tho working classes and idlers of Sydney" destroying tho object of thc meeti...
No title [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 2 April 1851
INQUESTS,-An inquest was held, yesterday,- at Mr. Kearney's, Brougham Inn, on view of the body of Margaret Bradley, who resided in» Brougham Place It appeared that deceased had been given to intemperance-was taken ill yester- day morning-and during the day she had con- vulsive fits. Dr. Aaron attended deceased, but from tho state in which ho found her, he could do nothing till a reaction had taken place. Ile was again sent for, and prescribed, but deceased ex- pired carly this morning. Verdict-Death from natural causes, accelerated by habits of intempe- rance.-Another inquest was held, yesterday, at Mr. Parkinson's, Wellington Inn, Parrainatta strcet, on view of tho body of William Lewis, aged 65 years. It appeared from tho evidence of Enoch Gazzard that deceased had suffered for some time from retention of urine ; that Dr. Cuthill had attended him, and drawn oft* a quan- tity of water ; a man named William Milton, who lived in tho neighbourhood of deceased, attended after Dr. Cuthi...
CITY COUNCIL. MONDAY, MARCH 31, 1851. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 2 April 1851
CITY COUNCIL. MONDAY. MARGIT 31, 1851. The Council met yesterday, pursuant to ad- journment. The Mayor took the chair shortly after three o'clock; and the minutes of tho former meeting having been read, Councillor WEEKES rose to move, " That tho Special Committee appointed by tho Council on tho 29th January, 1850, to enquire into and report upon thc best means of affording a permanent, supply of water to tho city, and to take such evi- ; dence on tho subject as they may deem requisite, ' be dissolved ; and that in lieu thereof, a Com- mittee consisting of Alderman Broughton, Coun- cillors Josephson, Peek, Williams, M'Donald, and Weekes, be appointed to take such steps as may bo nccossary for carrying into effect tho important object for which the Committee was originally ap- pointed." It was with some reluctance that he rose on this occasion to move tho substitution of a new Committee in lieu of tho Special Committee now acting ; but he felt impelled by a sense of duty to vindicate ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 2 April 1851
FOR WELLINGTON DIKE CT. To sail on Tuesday next. .. . rilHE fine fast-Bailing first class Jbs?2fi^ J- brigantine M^SSÊ^.'r'.'.. PERSEVERANCE, ffii 120 tons, Marshall, Commander, iiv^vg. yhis,.vessel has superior accommo- dations for passengers, and thc greater portion of lier cargo being, ou owner's account, .*\nd ready For shipment, she will sail on thc above day. Shippers ..mu passengers will, -therefore, pleaso apply im- mediately', on board, at Queen's Wharf ; or to ' JOHN MACNAMARA, ¿83 ' . v Quccn-strcct. rj\ II fi FOE SAN FRANCISCO DIRECT. PO succeed the Adirondack, that fine Al Shin, E D G A ll, Captain Smith, 600 tons burden ; has all her dead weight engaged, will sail for thcabov^c port with dispatch. Torf freight d'r passage, apply on board, at tho Circular Quay ; or to F. W. CLARKE, 530 Jamison-street, FOR CALIFORNIA. ~ fine American sliip ROBERT DOWNE, 505 tons, F. G. Cameron, commander, will succeed tho Martha, and having tho greater portion of her cargo en- gaged, wil...
LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. TUESDAY, APRIL 1. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 2 April 1851
LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. TuiiSDAY, APRIL 1. ' Pursuant to adjournment, the Council mot yesterday at half-past two o'clock. ' ADDRESS IN REPLY TO THE SPEECH. On thc motion of tho COLONIAL SECRE TxVRY, tho Council proceeded to Government House to present the ,Gpverrior: with their Ad- dress in reply to his Excellency's Opening Speech. On their return thc,.SPEAKER -.reported thc result, aiul road thc. following/answer : " Mn. Sl'EAKKIl, AND GKXTLEMKX OP TOE LlJOlS i.ATivK COUNCIL-I thankoypu/foi')/this Address containing tho expresión of-nyour: loyalty and affection to our Most.)1fir¡aoipjyi.SjfjSoYeroign, and for tho assurance. of,ypur);at;tön/tiTO.j consideration of the important measí^es^ymeüfj.slmll submit to you during tho session;',).,, = IÍM!("" M.CIIASi! A. FITZ ROY. " Government House, Sydney, 1st April, 18-51." MARTIN v. THE SPEAKER AND SERGEANT AT-ARMS. The SPEAKER reported, that in this action a verdict had beon rcturnod for the plaintiff',-with forty shillings damages-subject ...
PORT PHILLIP. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 2 April 1851
POUT PHILLIP. BY yesterday's mail wc have our usual file of papers. . The public meeting for, securing a fair representation, and vote by ballot, was held on Friday, thc 21st ultimo, and adjourned to the following day, without' any better results than accrued from a meeting tho other day with ns. The Argus describes it thus : " A meeting of tho colonists is convened, ad- journed, and adjourned again ; whilo thc Sham- rock is actually waiting in the harbour. To do what ? To consult about an order for a few tons of goods ? To settle thc scheme of a school or a church ? To discuss tho enactment of asimplo law ? No. lint to instruct our representatives how to start an Empire ! A little talk ; a little quarrelling ; a little personality ; a little party strife ; a dirty hand or two hold up for a second, and our representatives depart "instructed." Happy Empire, to be thus launched into ex- istence !" A similar mooting came off at Geelong on thc 20th> to "decide upon the instruc- tions...
THE EMPIRE. SYDNEY, WEDNESDAY, APRIL 2, 1851. POLITICAL FORESHADOWWINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 2 April 1851
THE EMPIRE. SYDNEY, WEDNESDAY, APRIL 2, 1851. POLITICAL FORI2SIIADO WINGS. A SLIGHT uiulor-currçnt of rumour, respect- ing- anticipated changes in tho higher de- partments of our Executive, has Leen per- ceptible in our (lull political atmosphere for^. homo time back. Whether this rumour originated in any pnyatp information re- specting projected aÍÍ!eration¿(0f that kind ; whcther'itbe'merely a-foreshatlqSVing'of'the "coming event,'-' or ^yhe'tlj^F^^^^Jjip^xlk^. was father to tho thought, merely, ; of» course we cannot definitively déctyvèfîJNW dye even of a public journalisé cannpij, penetrate futurity ; and though ubiquityv is considered an indispensable. rcquisite..in.l: stick a functionary, yet we cannot promul-. gate with absolute certainty-not hoing gifted with mesmeric clairvoyance-the contents of various despatches iiow in pre- paration in tho sanctum in Downing-strect. Nevertheless there aro old politicians among us who ave willing to stake their characters for political f...
ENGLISH EXTRACTS. PROBABILITIES OF A FRENCH INVASION. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 3 April 1851
ENGLISH EXTRACTS. PROBABILITIES OF A FRENCH IN- VASION. When the Victory passed under the sf ern of the Bucentaure nt the Battle of Trafalgar, "she pound into her antagonist, from every gun of her bioadside, what M. Thiers calls a dreadful mitraille, but what-Mr. James takes pains to observe was "her customary charge" of one round shot and a keg of 5(30 musket balls. Multiplying these projectiles hy 50, the reader wilt obtain a . tolerably good idea of the volley thus delivered ; and if he cnn compare ma'erial things with immaterial, he will .be enabled to understand what two of our Nopiers have just been doing with the unfortunate Admiinlty. Sir Charles has collected all the letteis he ever wrote on th« state of the nation or the navy to nil of his cor- respondents, from Lord Melville to our hum- ble selves, und nil there letters helms crammed into a single piece ; to'which Sir William ha* applied »ho,priming,; and then,^by the aid of MessrtUDarling, the,publishers, they have dis- ...
No title [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 3 April 1851
THE POTATO TRADE.--Some idea may be formed of the consumption of potatoes in California, from the fact that.the little town or port of Lah ai na has sent us, during the month of December, 13,0/6 barrels of this vegetable. If we add to this the immense exports from Honolulu, Tahiti, the British colonies, Oregon, and the lower coast, to- gether with the productions of.the numerous ! fertile and cultivated valleys in our own im j mediate vicinity, to what- extent can we est i . , mate the consumption-IrrrAIta California, ' P'&m\kr 1. &lt;U ..;>., . 'V^L^CH^ 26, at C,uVjt\isv Ci'eek,' a Mr. BowerT kílíétl Alexander I Buggs, by shooting him-throtigh the head at the second fire, without provocation. Several . persons present thereupon seized Bowen, put fc| 'larié^^Woiind his..neck,''dragged him to a bujcí/er??'8jiam^le8,;.;;ntíil' hiing him on the scaffold,erected for the butchers to hang their slaughtered animals upon. This MUX somewhat summary.-Ibid. THE STATE CAPITAL...
CLEARANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 3 April 1851
CLEARANCE. A\IY'Û 2.-Daniel Webster, barque, 290 tons, Captain Jones, for Auckland. Passengers-Cap- tain Macfarlane,. Mr. Jones, Mr. and Mrs. Irving, and four children, Mr. James Datólas, Mr. James P.urns, Mr. Edward Wilkinson, Mr. Thomas Penny.
COASTERS INWARDS. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 3 April 1851
COASTERS INWARDS." April 2.-Sister, 45, Tiescott, front Ncwcastlo, ?with 58 tons coals ; Brothers, 27, M'Cauloy, from [Newcastle, with 35 tons coals ; Scout, 23,-;Louthor from Newcastle, with 1004 bushols .wheat, 40 bushels make ; Catherine, 27, Young.from New castle, with 1400 bushels grain; Queen, 14, Foot,, from Newcastle, with 200 bushels wheat, 190 bushels maizo, 1 OG bushels barley; Edward, 20, Hutton, from Newoastle, with 800 bushels wheat, yo0 bushels barley, 100 bushels maizo ; Mary Ann, .12, Christie, from tho Hawkesbury River, with 410 bushels maize, 00 bushels oats; Sisters, 15, "Hook*, from the Hawkesbury River, with 770 bushels maize, 21 bushels oats ; Victory, 10, Fisher from Brisbano Water, with 0050 feet cedar, 23,000 shingles ; Rover, 15, Shaw, from tho Hawkesbury withi'450 bushels maize, 150 bushels wheat ; Sylph, 'J'.\. Orpcn, from Brisbane Water, with 0000 feet timber, 7000 laths. 4000 shingles ; Anna Maria, 40, Bonny, from Newcastle, with 70 tons coals ; Thistl...
POLICE OFFICE. — WEDNESDAY. Before the Police Magistrate and J. F. Josephson, Esq. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 3 April 1851
R POL'ICE OFFICE,-WRPÍÍEBPAV, Before tho PoUee Magistrate ami J, F Josephson, Esq, ASSAULT.-Charles Redman was fined 20s. and costs for an unprovoked assault on Michael O'Neill, a tailor, in George-street. The prisoner pleaded drunkenness. . . . ASSAULT OX A RATE COLLECTOR.-George Turn- bull, residing in Clarence-street, and Bridget Turnbull his wife, were charged with assaulting Mr. O'Connor, tho assistant collector of city rates. The prosecutor stated that he called on Saturday last at the prisoners' house for arrears due to the city, and was violently assaulted by both prisoners and turned out of tho house. The bench inflicted a fine of 5s. on each of the delinquents. Is JIB A SAVAOE ?-Thomas Geo, an )aboriginal native, was charged by J. W. Jones, a man of colour, horscdealcr, with absenting himself from his hired service. Mr. Roberts volunteered to look after thc prisoner's case, and argued that, according to law, there could bo no agreement be- tween thc parties, inasmuch as th...
COASTERS OUTWARDS. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 3 April 1851
? COASTERS -OUTWARDS.?f.'j" oij April 2.-Victory, 19 tons, Fisher, foiv Br.isbanç Wa (or; with; sundrios, ;. Porpoise, 39, Ferguson','ifor (Shoalhaven, with . sundries ; Scout, 23, "Lowther, fur William Uiver, iii ballast ; Sylph; ' 23, Orpen; for Brisbane Water,- in ballast ; Brothers,^37j M'Cauley, for iNowoastlo, in ballast ;' Sister, Jlescot; foivNüwcastle¿,in ballast; Mary Ann,713, i'hrUtic, for .tho-..Hawkesbury lliver, ih^átljis^; Sea Bird, 20'," Cresswell, for' Shoalhaven, iii ballast; Blackswan, IS, Paterson; Wv Newcastle, in ballast; Rose, steamer, 172, Harding, for 'Mor- peth, with sundries. ?.ilVi.i.t,;).. '
No title [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 3 April 1851
Tur. FATIGUES OP Ornen.-"Saturday afternoon being generally admitted to bc "slaves' holiday," and tho incessant f ? J attention paid by thc I'ro thonotiiry to Mic duties of his multifarious ofHcos (rich at- £80Q a-ycar) having fatigued him', ho trusts that ho will Hand ? excused hy his friends, . tho profession, and tho pub- lic, from attonding beyond ono o'clock, up to which time he will transact business.-20th March, 18*51." [Tho abovo is a copy of a notice on thc door of thc Supremo Court. Tho italics, »tc, aro our own. Tho old gontlemnn must surely be in his dotage.)
IMPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 3 April 1851
IMPORTS. April 2.-Pioneer, brig, 148 tons, Captain I), lillis, from "Wellington : ¿0 bales wool, C. Thorne, and Co.; 1} tons flax, Taylor and Co. ; 1 box books, Hutchinson ; 1 package clothing, A. J. Ellis. Original cargo from Glasgow : 1 case per- cussion cups, 10 cases firearms, 4 bags nails, 30 tons coals, 2 kegs shot, A. J. Ellis.
EXPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 3 April 1851
EXPORTS. April 2.-Daniel Webster, barque, 200 tons, Captain Jones, for Auckland, withl case blankets, 1 case haberdashery, Prico, Favenc, and Gwyn ; 2 cases cottons, p casps 1 bille drapery, Hay, &lt; Ma ister, and Co. ; 1 bale' hemp bags, \i. bales blankets, 1 bille prints, 42 boxes sperm candles, 20 boxes candles, AO horses, 200 sheep, 201 bags sugar, 2 chests hysonskin toa, 72, chests 12 half ehest s ï> packages congou tea, Smith, Campbell, and Co. ; 75 mats sugar, 24 packages congou tea, 'JO rolls matting, 2 cases slops, 1 bale' shirts, 1 «.ask chains, 1 ease shoes, H. Fawcett; 1 casp prints, Gilchrist and Alexander. Original cargo from Hobart Town : 1 bale flax, 0 toii3 flour, 9 packages luggage, 10.0,000 feet timber, 2000 .palings.