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The Empire's Letter-box. A VISIT TO NEW ZEALAND. CHAP III. — " ADVANCE AUSTRALIA." [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 25 January 1851
The Empire's Letter-bos. A VISIT TO NEW ZEALAND. CHAP III.-" ADVANCE AUSTRALIA," CHRISTMAS day dawned with promise of fine weather, the sun smiled merrily, and the sea was smooth ns glass. Great preparations had been made for a feast according to old English Custom ; and when we assembled, round the table, which groaned under the fruits of our. opportune visit to St. Paul's, we forgot the childish animosities and bicker- ings which our long confinement en- gendered, and drowned our enmities in a brimming glass oí ale round. The near pros- pect of landing, contributed greatly to make us cheerful, and we passed ns pleasant a daj' as any we had pot through since our embar I kation. Port Phillip now becnme the only ! subject of conversation, and many a bet was made about the dny that we should land. Frequent and anxious resource wns had to the chnrt8 and the reckoning-and we began to hope we should welcome the new year in Australia. In this hope we were not dis appointed. Early on Sunda...
Abstract of Auction Sales. THIS DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 25 January 1851
Abstract of Auction Sales.. . THIS DAY. MB. R: FAWCETT.-At his Rooms^nt ll o'clock,. , Fleece Wool, Sheepskins, New Gig.. MB. STEWART.-At the Horse Bazaar, Pitt-streetT at ll o'clock, Horse Stock, MB. W. JACQUES.-At tlie Government Snle Rooms, Old Barrack Sbuare,.at 12 o'clock, Tulls on the South Head Road..
THE WORKING CLASSES OF GREAT BRITAIN. CHAPTER IV. — VARIED ASPECTS. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 25 January 1851
THE WORKING CLASSES OF GREAT BRITAIN. Their present condition, and the means of their Improvement and Elevations A Prize Essay; By the Rev. Samuel G. Green, A.B. CHAPTER IV.-VARIED ASPECTS. EVERY general statement ' with respect^ to onr working classes is manifestly open to considerable I qualification. In every locality, nay, almost in j every factory and on every farm, the leading fea- tures of their condition are modified by an im -measurable variety of influence. Some distinctions j aro so marked, that it will be needful to dwell upon' them a little in order'to avoid tbe confusion that would'arise if,. without such specification, the. working classes of England were spoken of as a whole. The agricultural labourer, the country-town artizan, and the factory-worker, may be regarded as typesj under, ono or other of ' which' the great' .majority these classes may be ranked. I. I Three hours, or lessi by railway and'coach', will transport us from London into the heart of a rural distr...
THE EMPIRE. SATURDAY, JANUARY 25, 1851. THE REVENUE. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 25 January 1851
THE EMPIRE. SATURDAY; JANUAR-Y-25, 1851. THE REVENUE; THE General Abstract of Revenue has . been published; and as a whole, it is a ; highly satisfactory account of our public finances; It is divided into two prominent "divisions, the one having reference to the Middle District; and the other to the Port Phillip Distinct. To the latter of which we shall address ourselves on the present occasion, referring the other for a future opportunity. . Under the term of" Customs" vre glean . the following : Year. Im.Dn.on Sp. On Tob. nd valorem 1849 . 35,166.21,240 ... 8,817 1850. 41,028.24,694......12,263 Increase... 5,362 3,454 3,446 Percent. 16.7 16.2 39.0 The increase in each of these depart- ments of revenue, is .¡thus shown to bo remarkably on the ascendant, particularly that on ad valorem duties which is nearly 23 per cent, above that of the duties on spirits, the next highest. The quantity of spirits imported in thc year 1849, was 153,267 gallons, and in 1850, it increased to 174,623 ...
EMPIR(E)ICISMS. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 25 January 1851
EMPm (E) IO ISMS. A MODEL EXILE.-Ho ls precisely tho : antipodes of Tom Campbell's imaginary " Exile of Erin." ilia personnel is peculiar, and somewhat unprepossessing. His cheek bones aro high ; his eyes emit a certain baleful light* . which is exceedingly unpleasant to look at, his forehead is-to quoto Shakespeare" villainous, low." His dialect is a curions patois compounded of slang and blasphemy. Ho is " a picker-iip ofunconsidered trilles." His notion» aro thoroughly socialistic. With Prudhon, he considers property is theft. His hands aro horny, and seem spe- cifically formed for the crowbar. But ho displays an in- credible flexibility of the fingers. His choicest remem- brances aro connected' with what ho calls " Stono Jugs." And he holds in special abhorrtmou something ho designates a " Beak." He believes that song of .Corop J bell's to bo ali; " gammon." Ho hates all fellows who f write books, and thinks them' fools. Ho does not* be lievo there was a Paradise I but ho admits...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 25 January 1851
FRENCH IMPERIAL PLUMS, in Glast Jars, at F. STEWART'S, 17, Hunter-street. NGLISH CHRYSTALIZED FRUITS-Ai sorted, at F. STEWART'S, 17, Hunter-street. j O ARDINES-LARGE AND SMALL TINS O At F. STEWART'S , 17, Hunter-street. BATTY'S BOTTLED FRUITS ASSORLED At F. STEWART'S, 17, Hunter-street. R I M E YORK HAMS, ' At ? F. STEWART'S, I 17, Hunter-street. I ACHOICE LOT of STILTON CHEESE, Just Landed-at F. STEWART'S, 17, Hunter-street. FRESH WOLLONGONG "BUTTER, from the best Dairies in tho district-received twice a week, Tuesday's and Friday's, at F. STEWART'S, 7-163 ' 17, Hunter-street. 11 E N T H 0 U S A N D DOZEN BOTTLED . PORTER, at 6s. Gd. per dozen, warranted English ; India palo ale, at 7s. 6d. per dozen ; ditto ditto pints,. 4s.,per,dozen, in fine con- dition ; . port and skerry,' at 14s. per dozen-an excellent wine. t Ginger wine, 11s. per dozen. This wine having been made from the best ingredients, can be strongly recommended asan excellent stomachic. Also, cordials and liqueurs of ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 25 January 1851
Fer Adelaldo Direct. To follow the Wild Irish Girl, fpHE FAVORITE PACKET cK^V 1 BRIG . T&SÈK^ LOUISA, ^^Sksa» .182 tons, W. Heslop, Com- mander. ; ; This fine vessel, for many years known in the colonial trade as a favourite packet, is hourly ex- pected, and will haye despatch. Freight and pas- sengers will be taken by her as low as by any vessel to Adelaide. JOHN MACNAMARA, - 123 Queen-street. For Port Cooper, the Wew Canterbury Settle- ment. I1SS.THE * fine first-class Ship v#mJL 1 SAL ACIA, ^ntn^S^j^ 844 t°ns register, Captain Brown. ZlgE®aBL- The undersigned having chartered ^s&yîL^jâi^ this vessel, and will proceed in her himself, presents an eligible opportunity to shippers of horses ; a limited quantity of freight will be taken, , ' CHARLES SIDET, At Buyers and LochheadV Harrington rstreet. Mr. SIDET intends to commence business as General Commission Agent at Port Cooper, and will be happy to receive goods and stock on con- signment._', ' ' ' \ . " 126 ? First...
CLEARANCES. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 25 January 1851
.. r CLEARANCES. , January 24.'-Diana,-brig, 103 tons^ Captain Peake, for Melbourne. Passengers^-Mr. Esmond;' Mr. Ritchie,'Mr, Glenwrïght,Mrei Péake¿Miss Vaughan, Miss Hayes, Mr. Sblomoiis, Mri J ¿ .ajnd Mrs. Tracy, Michael Tracy, Miss Johanna Tracy, John Tracy, Thomas Tracy, Miss D'Arcy, James Owens, Robert Reynolds, Robert Oldfield, Robert' Barber. January 24.-Miranda, schooner, Captain Bent- ley, for Port 'Albert." Passengers-Captain' Gore, Miss Gore, Miss Stewart, Mr. Davis, and Mr. Butler.' .. January 24;-William" and Mary,, -barque,-536 : tons, Captain Peters, for London. , Passengers Mr. and Mrs. Morton, Mr.'. John Wroe, Mrs. Smith, Mr, David Gynnë, Mr. John: M'Kinn'on. " January 24'.--William, brig, 121 tons,'Captain Coffee; for Launceston; Passengers--Mr. G. E. R. Lingard;-Mrs.Fisher^'Miss Fanny Fisher, Mrs. Skey, Mr. W. O- Donaldson, Miss Mary Ryan, Mr. and Mrs!, Arthur Mills; and three children, Mr. and Mrs. John Mills, Mr. John Davies, Eliza- beth Cullen, Margaret Cullen...
THE WORKING CLASSES OF GREAT BRITAIN. Their present condition, and the means of their Improvement and Elevation. A Prize Essay. CHAPTEE IV—VARIED ASPECTS. (Continued from our last.) II. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 27 January 1851
THE WOWONG CLASSES OF GREAT BRITAIN. Their present condition, and the means of their Improvement and Elevation. A Prize Essay. By the Rev. Samuel G. Green, A.B. CHAPTEE IV.-VARIED "ASPECTS. ( Continued from our last.) * II. * The artizan in our smaller towns presents, in many respects, a fairer picture. His wages are better. His home, when undefiled by vice, is more commodious and seemly. He can, most probably, read and write. His children attend to day schools, where the lessons are intelligible, and sometimes well given. There is altogether a fair opportunity for a worthy and an earnest life. Yet he unconsciously suffers, in a measure, from the' same great social evil as that which abandons the agricultural labourer, uneared for, to his degra- dation. The separation of classes is still denned and inveterate. Working men are left to the . sympathies of their own order al mosli exclusively. Their employers have no more than a business connexion with them ; and, as to the rest, leavo...
DR, LANG'S' DEIL'S DOZEN. Evidence of the Honorable E.Deas Thomas [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 27 January 1851
DR, LANG'S' DEW/S D08BN, ? . -Thomson, ? .-. /' - , -u Qiie»tioïv-30, Would yow »tate tootha Committee, any other charge preferred against Dr. Lang ? -. ,\j ac> Ile was accused by Earl Grey and the Commissioners of not having paid proper attention to the health and comfort of the emigrants whom be had sent out. 31. Wnat was the particular case relied on for this charge ? It was that of the ship "Fortitude," which, nffer a long passage direct from Eng- land to Moreton Bay, was reported to have a dangerous case of sickness on board on her arrival, and was ordered into quarantine. 32. How long did she lie in quarantine? From the 26th of January to the 6 th February, 1849. 33. Were there any deaths at the quaran- tine station ? , None. Indeed, the people were all re- markably healthy, and the circumstance that led to the ship's being placed in quarantine at all was the death of a young woman on board about three weeks or a month before her arrival in port. 34. It had therefore been a...
CITY COUNCIL. (Continued from last Friday's issue. THE MAYORALTY. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 27 January 1851
cmr COUNCIL. (Continuedfrom last Friday's issue. THE MAYORALTY. Councillor Simmons, in addressing the Council upon the motion' which stood in his name, must be permitted to say that ho rose with a very unenviable feeling. He felt bound to take blame to himself for not having boon present when the . discussions relative to the mayoralty wore going on. Bub disagreeable as the duty undoubtedly was, lib would, in justice to the citizens who placed him there, endeavour to perfovm it, fearlessly, though, with as littlo offence as au honest expression of candour and truth would permit. Cotincilion Flood read tho motion. Councillor Simmons presumed it- was quite optional whether the motion was read then or "after. Councillor Flood rose'to order.- By the stand- ing orders no member of tho Council was allowed to say anything" insulting of another member, and if this was the caso with regard to verbal expressions, ho imagined it. should have greater eflect in cases where the insult was written...
SETTLERS' WHOLESALE PRICE CURRENT. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 27 January 1851
SETTLERS' WHOLESALE PRICE CURRENT. WiiEAT.-Varies from 5s. to 5s. 6d. per bushel, according1 to sample. FLOUU.-At the mills is quoted, fine, £14, and second £12, per ton. MAIZE.-Second lots have arrived during yesterday evening and this morning, and many very inferior samples-prices realised have been from 3s. to 3.s. 6d. per bushel. ENGLisn BARLEY.-In demand. CAPE DITTO.-Scarce and in demand. HAY.-The market was well supplied, and prices averaged from £2 15s. to £3 10s. per ton. 1 BUTTER.- Of the best brands is saleblo'at aboutSd. per ponnd. CHEESE.-Very scarce and in demand. BACON AND HAMS.-Well cured will sell readily at good prices. EGGS.-Very fresh are worth 9Jd. per dozen. FAT PIGS.-In demand at 3d. per pound. CALVES.-This week have been- scarce and in demand. SHEEP.-This market, is well1 supplied with middling qualities, prime and heavy ones are saleable, and would command-good prices. BULLOCKS.-None but really prime beasts are saleable. . ? ' TALLOW.-Is in demand for shipmen...
EXPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 27 January 1851
EXPORTS. January 25th.-Wanderer, schooner, 139 tons, Captain R. M. Jackson, for Geelong and Mel- bourne: 2 cases merchandise, Ray, Glaister, and Co.; 4 cases ginger wine, R. C. Gordon ; 10 hhds ale, Lyall, Scott, and Co.; 17 logs cedar, E. M. Sayers; 160 mats sugar, Australian Sugar Com- pany ; 28 tierces loaf sugar, 224 mats sugar, 16 hogsheads treacle, Australian Sugar Com- pany ; 1 case drapery, Lark and Bennett ; 30 tons coal's, James Paterson ; 3 cases Russell's Patent roasting stoves, P. N. Russell ; 140 packages glass, Gilchrist and Alexander; 15 pieces cedar, li. llonderson ; 14 logs cedar, 4 hogsheads of treacle, 4 cases salmon, 1 case isinglass, 1 parcel merchandise, G. Thorne and Co. ; George -Thorne and Co. ; 1 case, F. M'Nab ; 1 do., H. Brown. January 25.-Emma, 135 tons, Captain H. T. Fox, for" Auckland: Additional; 8 carroteels currants, 6 barrels raisins, W. Church ; 15 tierces beef, 25 cases cider, 1 packugo ironmongery, 1 caso looking glasses, 2 tins sweetmeats, 6 c...
MAURITIUS SHIPPING. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 27 January 1851
MAURITIUS SHIPPING. The North Esk hence had arrived previous to I the departure of the Fanny Fisher. The barque , Nautilus, sailed for Launceston on the 14th De- cember, 1850. The brig John Souchay would I follow the Nautilus in about six or seven days. I The Midlothian, from Launceston, was loading for I London. i r The Fanny Fisher spoke the Rajah hence for | Port Phillip on Thursday last, off Cape Howe. j
Original Correspondence. To the Editor of The Empire. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 27 January 1851
Original Correspondence. To the Editor of The Empire. SIR,-I wish yon would take an opportunity of hinting to our Superintendent of Police, that it is not his place to be always on the Bench doing the duty of a Police Magistrate ; and that his proper stihere of action lies in preventing and detecting crime. With all his faults, it strikes me that Captain Innes kept the " runners," up to the mark better than has been done since he lost his situation. Within the last six months the same number of desperate burglaries has been effected in one short street in Sydney, and not one of the thieving villains I believe has been brought to justice. I am, Sir, yonrfl, A SUFFERER.
COASTERS INWARDS. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 27 January 1851
COASTERS INWARDS. January 25.-Mermaid, 22, Cambell, from Newcastle, with 25 tons coals ; Active, 40, Mel- ville, from Newcastle, with 54 tons coals j Co- quette, 72, Corney, from Newcastle, with 75- tons coals ; James ami Amelia, 33, Dearing, - from Newcastle, with 40. tons coals-,; Magnet, 17, Milburn, from Brisbane Water, with 6400 feet timber,; 900 palings, 110 .rails, and 55 posts ; Flora, 16, Greonwood, Namhucra River, with 10,000 feet cedar; Ruth, 12, Wells, from Pitt Water, with 200 bushels shells, 21,000 shingles, and 20 bushels corn; Gitana, 15, Forstor, from Brisbane Water, with 400 bushels shells; and 3000 shingles ; Traveller, 14, Gray, from Bris- bane Water, with 300 bushels shells ; Sylph, 23, Lucy, from Brisbane Water, with 7,000 feet timber, and 5,000 shingles.
THE EMPIRE. MONDAY, JANUARY 27, 1851. LATE EUROPEAN NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 27 January 1851
THE EMPIRE. MONDAY, JANUARY 27, 1851. LATE EUROPEAN NEWS. BY tho Prince of Wales, which arrived last evening, after a fine run of ninety-six' days, we havo received English- papers down to the 20fch October, inclusive. News four days later has been received via Mauritius, brought by the Fanny Fisher. ..' . The'Queen and Royal Family ,'1 oft Bal- moral, for tho South on the 10th. October, after a sojourn which hud been prolonged by her Majesty's happy attachment to her royal Highland home: Her Majesty gavo a ball to fho tenantry on the propertieSfp'f Balmoral, Abergeldie, and Bii'khull, on tho 24th of September, on which day a grivy Council had bee» held, and Parlia- ment prorogued to the 14tb of November, &1fjJohn Musgrove, Esq., Alderman, was felûetèd Lord Mayor of the city of London, on the 27th of September. Mr, Mus- grove is a cloth manufacturer. v The Nbrifc-tflar had returned from her voyage to the Arctic regions in search of Sir John franklin, without success. She rep...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 27 January 1851
ADVERTISEMENTS. CHINA ORNAMENTS, comprising vosea, can- dlesticks, card baskets, scent bettles, water fonts, toy tea sets,'egg cups, and a variety of ¿thor articles. HENRY PARKES,. 13-? Huntor-street. (1AT Out SütTAflfcfeFOR fcÀTHB BAND», i/- ; Ftfrwlebjr ' HBNBYPABKBS, Hqnter»»treetr . LATE PENCILS, various kinds, HENRY PARKES, Hunter-street. PARASOL FURNITURE,-Ivory and Bone Hooks, plain and fancy sticks, handles, S rings, 4c. HENRY PARKES, Hunter-street. In the Supreme Court of \ New South Wales. J ECCLESIASTICAL JURISDICTION. In the Will of Alexander Simon Fraser Mackintosh, late of the City of Sydney, in the Colony of New South Wales, Gentleman, Q ß C8AS ßu .VTOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that after the 1\| expiration of fourteen dava from the pub- lication hereof, application wifl be made to the Supreme Court of New South Wales, in its Eccle- siastical Jurisdiction, by David Watt, of Mount Wingen, near Scone, in the Colony aforesaid, Inn- keeper, and John Inches, of Svdney aforesaid...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 27 January 1851
MR. THOMAS A. NEWALL 1ms been ap- pointed SHIPPING REPORTER to this paper. Mlmpire Office, January l8. j R. EDWARD FERRIS lins been appointed ' CofiLKCTOU to THE EMPIRE, and is au- thorised to receive moneys on account of the pro- prietor. Umpire Office, Hunter-street, January 21, 1851. . Gardeners' Calendar for January. GARDEN-Plant brocoli, celery, cabbages, cauli- flowers ; sow turnips, cabbage, spinach, French beans. FIELD.-Clear maizo land, break up ground for wheat, barley, turnips, and potatoes ; about the end of the month tobacco will be fit for cutting
No title [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 27 January 1851
GENERAL HAYNAU.-General Haynau arrived at Ostend on Saturday morning, ana shortly af- terwards left for Cologne. The manner in which he had been treated in England was well known in that city. Every one rejoiced that the woman flogger had been soundly thrashed. When it cot wind that the old butcher had arrived, the in- habitants in great numbers assembled in front of the hotel, and commenced hooting and yelling, and displaying their hatred to him in roost un miâtakeable terms, and were about proceeding to acts of vengeance, when the police were called in and protected him from violence. There was great excitement in the city, and it was thought that Haynau would he smuggled awoy during the night. The Times briefly alludes to the affair. it says-" The police of Cologne had to protect General Haynau from the violence of the Demo ( crats of that place, who wished to imitate the *. draymen of,London."- Weekly Dispatch. ;