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Police Office. Thursday, January 23. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 24 January 1851
Police Office. J Thursday, January 23. SINGULAR DETERMINATION.-A. charge of assault (preferred yesterday, at the Police Office, by a Mrs. 'Catherine Harris, against a Mr. John Jefferson, resulted in the infliction of a penalty of £4, and i4s. Gd. costs, upon the defendant, or the alterna- tive of one calender month's imprisonment. Mr; Jefferson protested against the decision of' the jbench, intimating his determination to go to gaol, irather than, by payment of the fine,. indirectly t acquiesce in its justice. The defendant.having.; !been removed in custody, Mr. Brenan, as amicus tcurice,,appealed-to their worships to revise their sentence, as he, from some years . acquaintance ¡with Mr. Jefferson, -could testify to his general igood and peaceful conduot as a citizen, and more lover that his circumstances would ? not allow . of ¡him paying ;so heav/ya fine. The defendant-was subsequently re-called, and after some few ob- servations'from the Bench, a mitigated penalty of '40s. was im...
No title [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 24 January 1851
Wo regret that wo were yesterday tho means of circulating a rumour, which in one portion of the city appears to have been very general, that Mr. Sea, tho respected Manager of tho' Union Bank, was deceased. Mr. Sea is dangerously ill, but wo are happy to state that tho announce- ment of his death which we were led into by re- lying on the information of respectable parties, was untrue. GRAND UNITED ORDER OP ODD TELWWS NEPTUNE LODGE.-The Brethren of this Lodge sat down to a sumptuous dinner, catered by Host Brown, (Hero of Waterloo Hotel) last evening. Many visitors were present, to whom every possi- ble kindness and attention was shewn. Aftertho cloth was'withdrawn; tho usual loyal and appro- priate toasts were drank, and the remainder of the- evening was spent not only on nil tho bonds of " Odd" but "Good Fellowship." We regret, want ol' space compels us to close this brief notice. THE DISBASE IN CATTLE.-We believe that cnttle are dying in the County of Cum- berland from the disease...
COASTERS OUTWARDS. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 24 January 1851
COASTERS OUTWARDS. ?. January.23.-Pelican,'48, Williams, for tho Richmond-River, with sundries ; Ann, 10, Ander- son, fur Pitt Water, in ballast, Currency Boy, 41 j M'Neil, for Newcastle, with sundries ; Warlock, 43, Gibson, for Newcastle, in ballast ; Elizabeth Janf!, 43, Easton, for Port Macquarie, with sun- dries; Dolus, 4S, Watts, for tho Tweed River, in ballast j Elizabeth Cohen, 43, Watson for Port Macquarie, with sundries ; Ebenezer, 90, Free- burn, for the Richmond River, with sundries ; Hawkesbury Lass, 14, Davies, for tho Hawkesbury River, in bûllast ; Caroline, 29, Prider, for Mor- peth, in ballast, and with sundries ; Australia, 45, Williams, for Newcastle, in ballast; Thistle, steamer, 127, Mullhall, for Morpeth, with sundries. The Louis and Miriam will bo laid on direct for California, on her return from Port Nicholson. Tho Mary Catherine bas all her-dead weight on board, and will leave for California in all February. Tho other ships signalled passed tho Heads.
CLEARANCES. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 24 January 1851
CLEARANCES, . - January 23,-Peltoma, barque, 470 tons, Cap- tain R. Hughes, for Moulmein, in ballast. January. 23.-Cameo, TL S. brig, 222 tons,1 Captain E" M. P. J. White.' Passengers-J. H. H. Spencers Esq., lady, daughter, and servant, Miss Neville and .servant, Mr. Lewis Moss, Mr. Isaao Moss; .t&£is^' Christina Sutoh, Miss Luoy Sntch, Mr. W. Gr. Galbraith, Mr. David. Mnrrall, Mr. James Murrall, Mr. Henry Pleasant^ "Mr. Thomas Murray, Captain James Wilson, Dr. D. Gunning. Steerage-John Smith, wife and two ehildren, Mr. and Mrs. Parsons, Mrs. Lazelle and 2 children, Mr. Williams and three children.
DOMESTIC. Abstract of Auction Sales. THIS DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 24 January 1851
DOMESTIC. . Abstract of Auction Sale«. ; THIS DAY. I Mr. Cn ARLES. NEWTON,at his rooms, at ll o'clock, ¡ : Superfine Saddlery, Patent Weighing Machines, ' 'Chimney Pieces, Gig Harness, Gig and Biding ,', Whips, Galvanised.Iron.. Mr.,G. A. LLÖTD, at his rooms,at ll o'clock,Oil-' : mans'' Stores ;: fit> .12. o'clock, Porter, White j Vinegar. t ;M(ÍBT and BROWN, at tîteîr rooms, at, ll o'clock, ! Book ..Gases,' Slops,* Office Fittings, Stock and j'/ Stations, Allotment of Land in Elizabeth !t.t"Streets'; '" ; .' ' . '.''[' '" ' ( . !Mr. S¿- SOLOMONS, ' at . his room's, át l l o'clock, : ' ; Sundries. . ' ! Mr! A RMSTRONG, at, his Horse Repository, at Í2 I : o'clock, Horse S¿ock. .Mr. GEORGE PICKERING, at the' Waterman's Stairs, ; Lower George-street, at ll o'clock, Sailing Yacht.
THE NEW CONSTITUTION. ' [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 24 January 1851
THE NEW CONSTITUTION. ' CONSIDERING that the new Constitution' has now been officially proclaimed, itj must be obvious to all sensible persons; that there is little time to be lost; if any; ? popular expression -of opinion is to be given on the subject of carrying out its; provisions. The inhabitants 'of-Sydney! ¡ ought at once to call upon the Mayor to' ¡ convene a public meeting to determine ¡ for themselves what principles should guidé the legislature in adapting a new Constitution to the political necessities of the country, The importance of the subject will not admit of delay ; and it is earnestly to be hoped that in the course of next week the necessary steps will be taken to bring public opinion to bear on its discussion in the ensuing-session of Council.,
THE EMPIRE. FRIDAY, JANUARY 24, 1851. THE RECENT POLICE APPOINTMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 24 January 1851
THE EMPIRE. FRIDAY, JANUARY 24, 1851. THE RECENT POLICE APPOINT ' MENTS. . ; A FEELING of dissatisfaction is. very : generally obtaining ground with regard to the . recent appointments under the New Police Ac^. It will be remembered,', that one gentleman among the late reci- pients of Gqvèrntnent favour was dismissed from a.similar , office, '^ithin'>:^0ie;;]a.8!tfew'? months, for inebriety.*s.-/-.'T'lio English, t people have an.old-fashioned Rora an %ay* i of, thinking that those whom they trust s&ould bo " above suspicion.'' A some-:; 1 thing of indignation, very natural; under the circumstances,, was undisguisedly: manifested by many on learning that Mr. Edward Denny Day'had been, appointed Provincial Inspector of Police, in the face ; of his late, ignominious dismissal from the office of superintendent. It was felt that he wa3 not exactly a model for a wife of Cresar. Again, it is freely stated that ¡ another gentleman, who was conspicuous among tho favoured ones, ow...
Gardeners' Calendar for January. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 24 January 1851
Gardeners' Calendar for January. GARDEN-Plant brocoli, celery, cabbages, cauli- flowers ; sow turnips, cabbage,- spinach, French beans. FIELD.-Clear maize land, break up ground for wheat, barley, turnips, and potatoes ; about tho end of the month tobacco will be fit for:cutting
TO SUBSCRIBERS. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 24 January 1851
TO SUBSCRIBERS. . , Ifc ia requested that any irregularity in tao delivery of TUE EMPIRE will be reported at the office. Eithor the Weekly or the Daily issue of THE EMPIRE will he forwarded to residents in the In- terior, on the receipt of the amount of subscription in Postage Stamps. Tho terms of subscription are :-For the Daily issue, Twp Shillings and Sixpence per month, or Soven Shillings and Sixpence per quarter ; and for the COUNTRY EDITION, published every Saturday afternoon, at 2 o'clook, Throe Shillings per quar- ter ; in all cases, payable in advance. EMPIRE OFFICE, January 18.
DIARY. Memorands for the Week. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 24 January 1851
¿ii RY; ": I Mimar»»** for tb« Woofer JANUARY, o a rf Sw RISE* SETS Hmn TIPB MQBHÄUVEN SUNDAY.,, MONDAY . TUESDAY . WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY.. , SATURDAY 16 6 17 6 18 6 19 6 20 6 21 6 22 6 5 10 5 10 5 12 5 13 5 13 5 14 5 16 10 if 10. 55 ' 0' 33 1 20 2 7 2 55 JO 30 ll 20 ll' 20 1258 I 46 2^80 3^21 PHASES CF THE MOON. New Moon, second day, 49min. past 8 evening.) First^ Quarter, eleventh day, 26min. past 2 morning. Full Moon, eighteenth day, 47 min. past 2 morning. Last Quarter, twenty-fourth day, 22min. past 6 evening. Apogee, sixth day, 2 evening. Perigee, nineteenth day, 5min. past 12 morning. .
TO ADVERTISERS. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 24 January 1851
TO ADVERTISERS. The Terms for Advertising in THE EMPIRE will he :-Two Shillings and Sixpence for the first Inch, and Ninepence for, every additional Inch, for each Insertion. AH Advertisements must have the number of Insertions intended written legibly on the manuscript, otherwise they will be repeated till countermanded by the Advertiser. Advertisements cannot .be withdrawn after 4 o'clock in the afternoon ; hut new ones will be received till 9 o'clock, every evening before publication. EMPIRE Orri CE, January 18.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 24 January 1851
ME. THOMAS A. NEWALL has been ap- pointed SHIPPING REPORTER to this paper. : Empire Office, Jnnuary 18. MR. EDWARD FERRIS lias been appointed COLLECTOR, to THE EMPIRE, and is nu-, Ihorised to rcceivo moneys oa nceouut QÍ' the pro- ; jinetor. Empire Office, Hunter-street,. Jannnvv 21, 1851.
New Zealand Extracts MODEL OF RUAPEKAPEKA PAH. (From the New Zealander, December 21.) [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 24 January 1851
'.? New Zealand Extraot». MODEL OF RUAPEKAPEKA PAH. (From the New Zealander, December 21.) WE have derived much gratification, and we may add,' some instruction also, from an in- spection of a model of this celebrated Pah, which hat been constructed hy Lieut-Colonel WYNYARD with an ingenuity, accuracy of plan and detail, and general completeness, which reflect the highest credit on that gallant officer, whom we are glad to see ia these "piping times of peace"-fighting over again in such a bloodless manner as this, the battles in which-in the real brunt of war,-he distinguished himself, as he doubtless would, do again, did a necessity unhappily arise. . The following descriptive statement aa shown to visitors at the Library of the Albert Barracks, where, hythe kind permission of Colonel WYNYARD, the model may now be seen by the public. This plan or model of Ruapekapeka, re- presents the appearance of the. place on the evening of the 10th of January, 1846, when the natives challenged ...
THE WORKING- GLASSES OF GREAT BRITAIN. CHAPTER III— PAST AND. PRESENT. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 24 January 1851
THE WORKING- GLASSES' OF GREAT BRITAIN; Their present conditionr and the means of their ' Improvement and Elevation. A Prize Essay. By thc Rev. Samuel G. GrccnrA.B. ..CHAPTER HI.-PAST AND. PRESENT.. .A FALSE system, during tho period of its undis- puted reign, is attended by fur less inconvenience than the state- of transition to a bettor order of things» . A country is more tranquil, and on the whole more contented, under a despotism than during a revolution. This is a fact on which the short-sighted,-easo-loving world is very pronoto insist, ns though present quietness were a botter !'thing tbaii.frecdom, or truth, or life ! That the : fact is even ns tho world represents,, we readily grant. Tho West Indian slave was lighter ot heart twenty years ago than the emancipated negro is to-day; Franco was moro tranquil in the middle of tho eighteenth century than amid these struggling aspirations of, tho nineteenth ; the working classesof England were lnuqh less trouble- some before they...
TRADES ARTICLES. IV— GOLDSMITH. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 24 January 1851
TRADES' ARTICLES. BY ALFRED PYNE. IV.-THE. GOLDSMITH. From the useful turu we to tho ornamental, because, for the purposes of life, tho useful is not the solo good. Wo aro. beings of a compound nature-flesh and spirit-and ali our heavenward yearnings and tendencies ask the ornamental as a substitute for, and foretaste of, a higher ex- istence. The angel part of a man is his love for the beautiful ; and in proportion to his want of thie, is ho earthly and carnal. Women of all countries and ages have loved decorations more than mon, and herein is a subtle, spiritualized argument, that they are, to use the words of our female essayist, "TUE MORAL SOUL OF TUB WORLD." \v"hat were the lands without orna- ment?-sterile as tho ocean. But even the .barren sea is the mirror of many beauties, and in itself, it hath a hue transparent and lovely ; for all tho works of God aro eminently fair: tho very mists and clouds beconio sights of enchant- ment ns they ascend from man's dwelling. This too, i...
INTERIOR. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 24 January 1851
INTERIOR. NAIIROW ESCAPE.-Yesterday evening, about sundown, Mr. Janies Glas«, eábinet maker, was returning from East Maitland to West, and had got safely to the Middle of Wallis's Creek Bridge, when an unlucky stagger sent him against the side-rails, and they being very open, in an instant he slipped through nnd fell into the deep water beneath; several persons saw ..the accident and ran down to render assistance, but the weedy state of the creek daunted them till Mr. Carroll swam in nnd caught hold of Mr. Glass as he was sinking ; Mr. Carroll, found, however, that he could not get out again with Mr. Glass for the weeds, and he had to wait till a long pole was pro- cured and held out, hy which he waa pulled on to dry land again. Mr. Glass appeared not much the worse for his ablution.--Mait- land Mercury. A BOY DROWNED WHILE BATHING.-A melancholy accident occurred yesterday af- ternoon. A fine hoy, named ílewitc Ban field, cooper, went with some companions to bathe in the river near ...