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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 4 April 1851
THE ONLY VES8ELL POR WIDE BAY DIRECT. -Tl£*. m H E fine schooner VATS" »Jfco$K. _L GUARD, J. T. Smith, master, JiMMf!ÍmS& haa heen detained hy making some g§gri|e¡|& repairs, beyond tho time formerly " ^"^ ' advertised. Having part of her v J cargo engaged she will positively ?sail on,.Thursday next, the 3rd April (wind and .weather permitting, ) For freight or passage apply to the master, on hoard ; or THOMAS CROFT, .583 Commercial Wharf. FOR SAN FRANCISCO DIRECT. -jTkZh. rpo succeed the Adirondack, /l§Pfâ$t!^ J- that fine AL Ship, jof"|rl|ffá Captain Smith, GOO tons burden ; "^^^ has all her dead weight engaged, .will sail for the above port with dispatch.-,, *~ For'freight'or,passag~c, apply on ooard, at the Circular Quay ; or to F. W. CLARKE, 530 * Jamison-street, .FOR CALIFORNIA. ~ ~TÂ"/*k. T^ H. J£ fine American ship J£$|$£W JL ROBERT BOWNE, 4U$WmÊ*& ^OStons, F. G. Cameron, commnndor, ^M^^^^ will succeed the Martha, and '' having IWfcAas¿as8a f.j10 groa...
POLICE OFFICE. —THURSDAY. Before the Police Magistrate. A SPANISH QUARREL. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 4 April 1851
POLICE OFFICE.-THURSDAY. Before the Police Magistrate. A SPANISH QUAHRKL. Modesto Salmon, a seaman belonging to the Spanish frigate, was charged with being acces- sary to an attempt at murder on the perbon of a native of Oahu, named "Jim Crow." Sergeant Armstrong doposcd that, from information he re- ceived about 10 o'clock last night, ho apprehen- ded the prisoner at the Punchbowl Public House. There was another man charged with being con- cerned in the quarrel, who was not yet in cus- tody. John M'Lorie, Esq., sworn, deposed that ho re- ceived information last night, that a man of colour had been stabbod in the Black Dog public house in Cumborland-strcot, and that Dr. Harpur, who had examined the wounded man, did not think he would live through the night. He proceeded to the Receiving AVatchhouse, and found that the prisoner at the bar was in custody on the chargo ; ordered the prisoner to be taken to the Black Dog, whither he proceeded himself, accom- panied by the Police Surgeon...
NEW INSOLVENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 4 April 1851
NEW INSOLVENTS. Edward Bermingham, of Titt-stroet, Sydney, licensed victualler ; liabilities, ¿£215 19s, Cid. ; assets, £2&; deficiency, ¿£225 19s. GR ; Mr. George King, official assignee. Robert and George Duff Gill, of King-street, trading as R. Gill and Co., merchants: liabilities, ¿£2193 Os. Til. ; assets, ¿£725 los. 2d. ; deficiency, I £1407 ös. 5d. ; Mr. Gcorgo King, official assignee.
OUR ENEMIES. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 4 April 1851
OUR ENEMIES. THAT very delightful writer, Sir F. 13. Head-the famous " Old man eloquent," who discourses so pleasantly respecting Nassau Brunnens, Canadian Politics, the scenery of the Pampas, English Railways, Tubular Bridges, and other interesting matters-has lately essayed a publication on the " Defenceless state of England," The clever litterateur joins the " Cry" so .continuously kept up by the Napiers and others, and carries the 'dread of an im- pending Fronch invasion into the most tranquil and retired of English house- holds. The periodical pnnic is thus sus- tained ; and the elderly ladies of both boxes in England aro kept in a perpetual state of healthy but unpleasant excite- ment. The intervals of cessation from fresh nccounts nf Primley murders and llcgent's-Park burglaries, are thus filled up with awful anticipations of the moment when a lunidred-and-fifty-thousand French- men in full accoutrements, shall come over from Cherbourg in war-steamers ; land i quietly at Brig...
ABSTRACT OF AUCTION SALES THIS DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 4 April 1851
ABSTRACT OF AUCTION SALES THIS DAY. MR. STEWART.-At the Cattle Market, at li. o'clok, 32 Head of Horses. MR. J. G. COIIEX.-At his Rooms, at 11 o'clock, Ten Casos Merchandise, comprising, Shoe Brushes, Buttons, Telescopes, Pistols, Guns, Camp Stools, Rack Combs, Knives, Rules, Files, Hand Saws, Wrapping Paper, Wine Glasses, «fee. MR. G. A.LLOYD.-At his-Rooms, at 11 o'clock. 8 Cases Yarmouth Bloaters, 17 Barrels Raisins, 17 Bags Arrowroot, 1&2 Cases Oilman's Stores. MR. R. FAWCETT,-At his Rooms, at 11 o'clock, 12 Cases Straw Bonnets. MR. C. NHWTOX.-At his Rooms, at 11 o'clock. Wines, Spirits, Cordials, and Beer, S Caset French Boofs, Ridiug'ftnd'Dress Coats, Brussels-' Lace, Singlc-barrcllcd'-Guns. MR. S. LYONS.-At his''Rooms, at 11 o'clock, 100 primo Hams. " &lt; MR. J. II. ATKINSON.-At his Stores, Circular Quay, at half-past 11 o'clock, 105 Bales Fleccd AVool.
ORIGINAL CORRESPONDENCE. GOLD MINES IN NEW SOUTH WALES. To the Editor of the Empire. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 4 April 1851
ORIGINAL CORRESPONDENCE. GOLD MINES IN NEAV SOUTH AVALES. To the Editor of the Empire. SIR-When in California I was so struck with the similarity of the auriferous formation I in- spected, to what I had seen in New South Wales, that I felt perfectly assured gold would be found in this Colony, in those parts where the geological features corresponded. The subject formed matter for conversation when at the mines. My companions all agreed with my views, and so perfectly satisfied were we on the subject that we determined as soon as possible after our return to New South Wales, to commence a &nbsp; diligent search for the precious metal. It gives me the greatest pleasure to be ena- bled to inform you that we were not mistaken in the opinion wo had formed. A Gold Field has been discovered extending over a tract of country of about 300 miles in length. The Gold resembles that of California in every respect ex- ternally, and appears equally pure. I have seen the specimens which hav...
INTERIOR. A TRIP TO THE BELUBULA MINE. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 4 April 1851
INTERIOR. A TRIP TO THE BELUBULA MINE. Shortly after sunset, at the hour known " ayant the Tweed," as the "gloaming," a dark object looming gigantically in the distance, and progress- ing slowly but laboriously along the rugged bed of the Stoney Creek, Carcoar, was observed by a couple of gents just returned from the races. The younger days of one of the two had been spent in a land whore stories of elfins, ghosts, and banshees form no inconsiderable portion of the early mental tutoring of the young, and the subsequent effects of a liberal education and considerable travel, had not been sufficient to eradicate the impressions stamped upon his early youth, as, listening over the expiring embers of a turf fire, he had caught in breathless silence, the every word of the toothless beldame whilst relating tale after tale of horror and wonderment. His companion, a man of hard facts, great incredulity, and little faith in anything to which he could not apply the test of his senses, looked ...
SPIRITS AND-TOBACCO. (Compiled from the Custom House Records for this Journal.) [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 5 April 1851
SPIRITS AND-TOBACCO. ( Compiled from the Custom House Records for this Journal.) Spirits and To-I bacco for the! week ending . April 4, 1851 Rum, W. I. B. P. E: I. «fe Mauri- tius B. P. " Foreign States Arrack, Date, & , Palm tree Ruip and. other F. . Spirits not enu- merated. . Brandy Geneva.'... "Whiskey............ Liqueurs . British Spirits ... Totaí ........ Tobacco, Fig and Cavendish ,, Leaf.. Cigars . Snuif ............ Total . galls 91052 17036 12098 3125 90904 .76144 12911 ' 362 8003 1321625 lbs. 77151 1200 32221 1448, 1I2080J galls, galls 114 21301 nil. 398] nil 1778 193¡ 1592 nil nil 4075, lbs. 320 nil 82 nil 402 202 nU nil 1137¡ 471 88 10 83 4121 lbs 2117 bil 1151 nil galls 9981 32681 1552
MORT AND 'BROWN 'S PRODUCE SALE. THURSDAY, APRIL 3, 1851. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 5 April 1851
: MORT AND 'BROWN S PRODUCE SALE. THURSDAY, APRIL 3, 1851. 2 bales, skin, WU over K; ll*d. ; 2 bales,' DW, Hid. ; 7 bales, handwashed, D and JD over BR, 16d. ; 7 bales, B, 12d. ; 1 bale/locks and dark fleece, T and H, lOJd. ; 6 bales, T and H, 14id.; l.bale, clippings, same mark, 9d:; 15 bales, hand washed, HB conjoined, 16d.; 5 bales, lambs',. JJ. 15id.; 2 bales,"skin, Z, lid.; 1 bale, WT, Hid.; mark 4|d.; 1 bale, broken, Q, Old.'; 1 bale, locks and grev, MMB, 9*d,; 2bales-brokcn.;HY, Oíd.; 1 bale, locks and pieces, II, 10d.;, .1 bale, skin and black, Q, 5id.; 14 bales, VU. 9}d.V 1 bale, hand washed, OB, 8^d.; 1 bale; locks,: D)V;ï.8îd.; l bale, handwashed, JCP, 141d.; 2:.bales,''händwashed, O, 12Jd.; 2 bales, grey, ESi >HldV.^201..sheep- skins, 3d.; 437 ditto, 5§d.; '4p5:iclittb, 5Jd.; 27 ditto, öd. ; 28 pelts, 151d.; 307 shèepskihs.-ôfd.: 10 casks tallow, £29; 1 ditto, £27 lös.; 8 ditto,. £35 10s. 25 hides,. 7s. Od.;- 22 ditto, 4s.; 114 ditto, 7s. 9d.; 13 ditto, 3s. 9d.; 60 ca...
No title [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 5 April 1851
AN AWKWARD Í>/ÍSSNOMEB,-A poor wo- man' in one of the Middle States who lisped, carried lier daughter to Church for baptism. I Being asked its name bv tho bishop, she re- plied, "Luthy, Sir." ."What?" says the doc tor. "Luthy, Sir," said she. "Lucifer, Lucifer, that won't do," cries tho bishop} and baptised tho child George Washington. The poor motlier, confounded, could not speak until near the church door, when she foluitlic. parson thc infant was a gfrl^^mcncaM-pö* pér, '? ..? ;
COASTERS OUTWARDS. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 5 April 1851
COASTERS OUTWARDS. April 4.-Margaret, 20, Lambert, for Morpeth, in.ballast! William tho Fourth, steamer, 54, Sul- livan, for Wollongong, with sundries; Catherine, JO, Howling, for the William Uiver, with sun- dries ; Hawkesbury Lass, 14, Evers, for tho Hawkesbury Hiver, in ballast ; .Magnet, 17, Sal anón, for Brisbano Water, in ballast ; Australia, 4i>; Williams ; Vixen, 45, Williamson, ; Elizabeth, 32, Boyle, all for.Nowcastle, in ballast ^ Currency Jiad, 21, Spiers, for Brisbane Water; with sun- dries ; Tamar, steanior, 130, Paine, for 'Morpeth/ with sundries; ?'?>-' ?'?" it. ?:::>. v u.\ ...?:/> -Ü-.IÍ.'
COASTERS INWARDS. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 5 April 1851
COASTERS INWARDS. April 4.-^William-tho Fourth; steamer, 54, Sullivan, from 'Wollongong, with 195Tiags wheat, 70 kegs button 0 casks alo, 30 pigSPjrö eálvés/14 trusses hay; Hawkesbury Lass, .14,'* Evers/ fröm tho Hawkesbury River, with-4000 'shingles,1 400 bushels shells ; Magnet, 17, Samuels, fromVjBris hane Water, .with 48 bushels : shells Vr Australia, 45. Williams, from Newcastle, with' 70 tons coals ; Vixen. 45, Williamson,' from Newcastle, with 52 tons coals 5 Currency Lad, 21, Spiers, from Bris bano Water, with - 480 bushols shells ; Charles Webb, 24, Brown, from Kiama, with 300 feet tim- ber, 500 bushels wheat, 200 bushels barley, CO kegs butter, 20 sides bacon, 4 boxes eggs ; Co- quette, 72, Johnston, from Newcastle, with 75 tons coals; Elizabeth, 32, Doyle, from Newcastle, with 38 tons coals. .'
No title [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 5 April 1851
CUSTOM HOUSE.-Enterod Outwards.-Maukin, brig, 100, Howden, for Auckland. Massachusetts, U: "S. whaling ship, 364, Chase, for South Seas. Jane; whaling barque, 350,' Brazier, for the South Seas. Favorite, barque, 198, Mortimer, for Tahiti. . Thc Emma.brings papers, up to tho 20th. She had as passengers, Major-General Wynyard' and staff, and a portion of his family: The homeward trip was made in eight days. Sho spoke' tho Shamrock, steamer, on Wednesday last, off tho Dromedary, and the Hobart Town barque -tho Petrel, from Honolulu to that place, oft' Maria's Island./ " ? The Emma Eugenia was advertised to leave Hobart Town, for Sydney, on tho 26th. Tho lino barque Dockenhuden is about to fio loaded for Hamburg; sho also purposes taking passengers for England. She is a remarkably clean wholesome looking vessel, arid, judging from her model, she will, in all probability; make a fast passage. The Comèt'again rates a fair average passage. Sho brings Nelson papers up to tho 22nd ; they, ho...
WHOLESALE MARKET PRICES. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 5 April 1851
.WHOLESALE MARKET PRICES. GRAIN.-Wheat, per bushel, from 6s. lOd. to 7s. ld. ; tho supply to tho market is good, and tho ?millers aro anxious to purchase. Barley, 3s. Od. to Ss. Od. ; good samples.are in domand, but in- ferior samples aro. scarcoly saleable at any price. Maize, 3s. to 3s. 3d. ; tho supply to tho market is not only largo hut tho samples arc very inferior. Oats, 2s. Od. to'3s. ; near all,tho stores are without good samples. POUMKY;-Fowls, por couplo, from ls. lOd. to 2s. ; good birds are scarce and id demand. Ducks, '-»a. to 2s. 3d. ; tho supply is very small and much on quired after. Turkeys, 6s. to 7s. Od. ; good cock birds sell very readily, but hen birds are scarcely saleable. Geese, 4s. Cd. to fis. ; very few. coining to market, and much enquired after. . Eggs, per dozen, Old. to lOd. ; tho supply has been small and sales arc casilv effected. DAHIY.-Butter, per pound, from lOd. to 12d. ; the Supply is very largo, every store is overstocked and Bölling at ditferon...
To THE QUEEN'S MOST EXCELLENT MAJESTY. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 5 April 1851
To THE QUEEN'S MOST EXCELLENT MAJESTY. . Tho humblo~ petition of tho undersigned Manu- facturera, Artizans, and other inhabitants of tho , Colony of New South Wales. Humbly sheweth^- ' . . That many of your petitioners emigrated to thc colony aforesaid, in the expectation of exorcising therein tlïoir respective callings with thc perfect freedom and socurity of British subjects. Tliat your petitioners have learned, however, that that portion of thc laws and usages of tho mother-country which, by your Majesty s Lottors Patent,, guarantees tb your Majesty s subjects, for a reasonable period, tho profits arising from their own ingenuity and inventions, is not in force with- in the said colony. Wherefore your petitioners, humbly pray, that your Majesty will bo graciously pleased to take such measures as your Majesty may deem meet for delegating to tho proper authorities within tho said colony tho power of granting ' Letters Patent, as aforesaid, or initiating such enactments as may be ne...
ORIGINAL CORRESPONDENCE. AUSTRALIAN SOCIETY. To the Editor of the Empire. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 5 April 1851
ORIGINAL CORRESPONDENCE. AUSTRALIAN SOCIETY. To the Editor of the Empire. Sut-In carrying out tho details of the Indus- trial Exhibition, tho sub-committco of the Austra- lian Society have ascertained that many valuable inventions aro withheld from public competition, by reason of the want of that protection to tho inventors which the laws of England secure to them in the mother country, but which are inope- rative in this colony ; and it being the received legal opinion that neither tho Governor nor the Local Legislature are competent to grant the re- quired protection of a patent right. Tho course of petitioning her Majesty-to remedy thc defect -is' alone ¿pen to the colonists, and, therefore, tho following draft of a petition will ho left for signature at the counting houses or dwellings of the members ' of tho different Ward Committees for the advancement bf thc Australian Exhibition. I ain, sir, yours, «fcc. HENRY G. DOUGLASS, Hon. Sec.