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No title [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 1 February 1851
ECLIPSE OF THE SUN.- This phenomenon willcom ."ommencent4lr 5' and end at 6h* 41'21" this even- ing. Tofchoso who haveunything likenn astronomi- cal taste, the sight, weather permitting, will bo highly gratifying. Tho event has boon duly .//cr/erirf-ed,and is now spread through the Empire. 4>ck-adoodtc-doo ! POLICE MAGISTRATE-KILMORE.-H'3 Excel- lency tho Governor has appointed Christopher George ePlunkot Esq., to be Police Magis- trate for tho Kilmore, Kyneton, and Seymour, districts, at Port Phillip.- Yesterday's Gazette. HARBOUR MASTER, PORT JACKSON.-His Ex- cellency the Governor has appointed Merion Moriarty, Esq , Port Master of tho colony, to bo also Harbour Master of Port Jackson.-Ibid. PILOT-His Excellency tho Governor directs Rt to bo notified for general information, that Mr. James Gardiner Caught, has been appointed a Pilot for the Harbour of Melbourne, Port Phillip. -Ibid. ACTS OP y CouNoiii.r-His Excellency the Go- vernor directs iit ,to bo notified, that tho Bight H...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 1 February 1851
For Adelaldo. (TO «AltONTIIE 4TII. FEBRUARY. )" . JJhj-^HE WELL-KNp\VN Packet ^^j^ffB^ 182, tons, W. Heslop, commander. r" ''J^tC^^li This vessel will be ready to re-' «oivu cargo on&lt;Wednesday morning,anti will Bail «a above, being under engagement with the Go- vernment. : ? t ' For/freight or passage, apply, on board, at the .Queen's Wharf ; or, to ' ' JOHN MACNAMARA, . . ' -Queen-street. For San Franolsco Sireot. A&lt;Ar*~+~ ri! H E FINE A l BAÏIQÙE JMIWAU JOHN,POTTER, 4¿MÉi$&íbs* 1 ^P^"'1 Mitchell, will succeed t«!^$lfilsaS ;the I>VK&lt;KS, and having.all her deacT weight on board, will positively sail on ; the 10th proximo. For light freight or passage, apply to F.jW. CLARKE, '72 Jamison^street. j For California. ' A/t - -RVM\ VLRST CLASS' American ??? SLUIY. MARTHA; , ^*f|P»ffiSfi, 534 tons, Henry Towne...master, .aaiii^EI will'sail for San Francisco, about 8th February. . ; . . . ! Thin ship "is.7 feet fi inches between deckhand thoroughly...
CALIFORNIA. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 1 February 1851
CALIFORNIA. YESTERDAY evening we received" San Francisco papers ,down to the 9th ot December. The following particulars of .the state of Cholera; are from the ^i/o California of that date.. CHOLERA.-The Board of Health report nine deaths from Cholera, for the twenty-four hours ending yesterday noon. This disease lias rapidly abated during the laut four or five days, and we understand that, the Board of Health will discontinue their reports after Tuesday of the present week, lt has been estimated that.about fi>e hundred deotbs haye occurred from Cholera since the disease first made its appearance in this city. The Board.of Health have introduced some sanitary regulations which have proved to be. very beneficial, and which the city government will find it necessary to con- tinue in force; particularly the removal of house offal. The removal of offal has been done at 'au expense of about 150 dollarB per day. Among the clearances at the Custom House a day or two since, was that of th...
THE EMPIRE. SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 1851. THE REVENUE. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 1 February 1851
SA TUR VA Y, FEBR UAR Y I, 1851. ~ THE REVENUE. . I.HAVING Inst Saturday reviewed that part of the General Abstract of. Revenue which relates to the Port Phillip District, wo have now to address ourselves to that part j which concerns the Middle District. Thc j .4*l?¡¿*?$yffl ;ßgares under the bend pf wfF CiwtonV' may be thus exhibited J ? Y«Lr' ' Duties o» Im» Putlpa ow ITO* A4 Valorem '* . ,. porte* Spirits, ported Tobacco, Patios, 1849 £73,183, £38,124 £16,775 1850; . : 84,514,. 40,471 17,833 Irioreá8éP^'£ll,3Íi' £,2,847 £1,058 Perwnfc'i.w" 15*5 ? 6:2 6'3 Comparing this table -with a similar one, ; under'the head of Port Phillip Revenue, it appears that the increase of tobacco and Ad Valorem duties last year was consider- ably/less in the Middle than in: the Port Phillip", district ; the ' difference'being as | much as ten ner î^^n^^^Srtiiçrf and ¡ about thirty-\wo ..per Qwn^.p^j^'}àtteT. 'With référencé, to tobacco, the,inference from this would seem to be either that ; we Sydne...
Agents for the Empire. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 1 February 1851
. Agent» for tho Empire.. . >, SYDNEY AND THE SUBURBS- Mr. Jambs Alexander, Botany-st, Chippendale; Mr J Thomas Lusty, Bazaar, opposite Wright's Bmoery Mr. Sa- muel Weldon, corner of Burdekins\ Terrace and South Head Road. . &lt; BATHURST.--Mr. Charles James; bookseller, Wil- liam-street ; and Mr. J. R. Jones, Gedrge strcct. " DUNGOG.-Mr. Thomas Hanna, Postmaster. DAPTO.-Mr. John M'Rue, storekeeper. GUNDAGAI;-Mr. H. M. Turnbull, ditto. MURRURUNDI.---J/r. A; Brodie, Postmaster. PORT FAIRY.-Mr. Edmund Gleeson, storekeeper. PARRAMATTA.-Mr. Hugh Taylor. GRAFTON, CLARENCE RIVER.-Mr. William Pal- mer, Grafton Hotel: WINDSOR.-Mr. Robert . Stewart) ? Watchmaker, George-street. MORETON BAY.-Mr. William Smith, North Brisbane. GOULBURN.-Mr. David Davis, Old Commercial Store, Sloane-strect. . GUNDEROO.-Mr. Joseph Edgar, Postmaster. - ' WARRNAMBOOL.-Mr. Thomas C. Gosling. PORT MACQUARIE.-Mr. James Phelps, Baker, Clarence-street. . Agents will be appointed in all other par ts of the Co...
Coroner's Court. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 1 February 1851
Coroner's Court. An enquiry was yesterday held at the " Coopers Arms," Pyrmont, on the body of Samuel Blake, lately a waterman, residing in a floating hut in that locality. Evidence was given to show that the deceased had lived most intemperately, and recently had even exceeded his customary habits of inebriety. Charles Couchey deposed that he met the deceased on Tuesday, going home—then very drunk—had been drinking hard for a fort- night or three weeks—about midnight heard him retching violently, and on the following morning was called to witness him a corpse. About a month ago, Blake purchased some arsenic for the purpose, as he stated, of killing rats—he died possessed of no property beyond the hut before &nbsp; alluded to, and a boat—when first seen dead, de- ceased had all his clothes on. Sergeant Adams and another man, deposed as to the finding him dead in his bed—and Doctor Tierney stated that no marks of violence could be traced externally; but post mortem examinatio...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 3 February 1851
SALES BY AUCTION. Sailing Yacht. MR. GEORGE PICKERING ..ha» received instructions to sell by auction, THIS DAY, 3rd Eebruavy, at 12 o'clock, at';Mr.ivHancock's Lower George-street, opposite, thojuWaterman's Wharf: ' -o n,' . A first-rate sailing Yacht, well/fojind0in,every- thing requisite. " >' No Reserve.-Terms Cash. 205 - Friday's WëeTÈÏyl^oduoe SolëT WILL Sell by auction, at his Stores, Circular Quay, on FRIDAY, Next, tho 7th INSTANT, At ll, for half «past ll o'cluck, 14G bales wool A quantity of sheepskins 16 casks tallow 37 hides. MR. J. H. ATKINSON Terms at sale. ELEGANT GOLD JEWELLERY. GOLD AND SILVER WATCHES. SILVER MOUNTED AND PLATED WARR. SILVER PLATE AND OTHER ARTICLES. MR. EDWARD SALAMON will sell by oucr tion, nt his Rooms, George-street, On THURSDAY, February 6th, nt ll o'clock, Without Reserve, A liew and elegant assortment of Jewellery, &c, consisting of Brooches, of various and fashionable designs Rings, brilliant, coloured . stone, signet, and keepers F...
No title [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 3 February 1851
. j PRESENTATION OF THE FREEDOM OF DUNDEE TO Mn. Fox MAULE.-Yesterday the provost, magistrates, sail tona council met in the Town Hall, Dundee, for the pur- pose of receiving the Right Hon. Fox Maule, M.P., Secretary at War, and Lord Lieutenant of the county of Forfar, and presenting him with the freedom of the burgh. Mr. Maule having been introduced to' the members of . the council by the provost, the council pro- ceeded in procession to ' the Thistle Hall, where it had been arranged that the proceed- ing should take place. The hall, to which admission was by tickets, was filled hy a most respectable assemblage of nearly 900 persons, a great number of whom were ladies. In addition to those belonging to Dundee' several parties were present from the neigh- bourhood. Among those present we ob- served the Countess of Camperdown, Vis- countess Duncan, Lndy E. Duncan, Lady Jane and Sir John Ogilvy, Vice Admiral and Mrs. Sykes, Honorable Mrs. Manie, George Duncan, Esq., M.P., David Hunter...
SHIP MAILS'. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 3 February 1851
, SHIP, v MAILS'. . London.-Juliana, to-morrow evening at six o'clock, California.'- Brutus, thCis day, at noon. POPSTERS,, INWARDSi. . February 1.-Lass 'O'Gburîe, 17, Martin, from Hawkesbury, with 4ÖO bushels maize, 280 bushels .wheat, atid 301 bushels oats, Peacock ; 18, Hawley from the Hawkesbury, with 280 bushels maize, 400 bushels wheat.and 45=biLshels qats; Australia 45, Williams, from Newcastle, with 70 tons .coals; Clarissa, 60, Campbell, .from Newcastle, with 50 tons .coals ; Travellers Bride, .Lindquer, from Newcastle, with 36.tons coals; Sister, 44, Hescott, from Newcastle, with 1183 bushels wheat, 19 bushels .bar-loy, 6 and.La haliVtons. , potatoes, Currency Lad, 21, Spiers, fro,m:iB«i».b.anQ.i\Xatjer,, with 5QQ bushels shollsVixen*i 45,,,^V¡yiijirt)s, from Wido Bay, with 24 bides wool,,20 logs,pine,. 181 sheepskins ¡ Mary. Ann,1 Thurston,,from,Bris?, bane Water, .with. 250 bushels ; shells ;,Thistle, steamer; 127, .Mulhall, from Morpoth, with 80 bules wool, 7 r bal os s...
English Extracts. O'CONNELL'S GRAVE-GLASNEVIN. (From the Cork Constitution.) [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 3 February 1851
English ilactracta. O'CONNELL'S GRAVE-GLASNEVIN. (From the Cork Constitution.) The extensive burial-ground, about one mile from Dublin, remarkable as containing the re- mains of the late Daniel O'Connell, was visited by the Cork folks on the recent excursion to Dublin. The chief object of the visit was to see O'Connell's grave. It is not usual to open the vault on the Sabbath until 2 o'clock arrives, but. in this in- stance the mle was relaxed. The burial-ground is of great extent, consisting of 41 acres, and al- most wholly set apart for those of the Romish communion. The burial-place was established in 1832, since which tho numbers interred there amounted to 105,300. During the past year, be- ing that of cholera, 17,000 were interred. Ap- proaching the spot where O'Connell's remains fie is that set apart for vaults. It is handsomely railed in. Ascending a night of steps, is a mound of earth, aron nd which are the vaults. The most prominent one which strikes the eye at the entrance...
Commercial Report. Messrs. Mort and Brown's Produce Sate. Thursday, January 30. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 3 February 1851
Commercial Report. Messrs. Mort and Broiorts Produce Sate. Thursday, January 30. L«t 1, G over J, in diamond, 9 hnlés wool, ls. ld.; lot 2, V, 12 bales, ls. ljd.; lot"3, BM, 7 bales, ls. lid.; lot 4, clippings and locks, T & H 2 bales, 9d. ; lot 5, hand washed,' Mulgunnia 30 bales, ls. 2§d;; lot 7, B, 5, bales grease, ls. ljd. ; lot 8, B, 32 bales, ls. lid. ; lot 9, LH conjoined, 68 hales ls. lid.-, lot 10, WS, 9 bales ls. l£d. j lot ll, JS, 6 bales, ls.; lot 12, W, 7 hales ls. Ucl.; lot:13, H 15 bales ls. Hd. ; lot 14; broken, S, 5 bales Shd.; lot 15, broken, S, 2 bales UK; lot 16, TH, Imndwashed, 6 hales, ls. Ud. ; lot 17, MO, 2 bales locks, 9R ; lot 18, C, 3 bales at lOd. ; lot 19; MO; 22 bales ls. 2.K ; lot 21, IN,. 24 bales' ls. 21. ; lot 22, LH conjoined, 3 bales 1 l£d. ; lot 23, T & H, 12 bales ls. 2d£. ; lot 25, B, 1 bale locks and fleece, 9d. ; lot 26, B, 1 bale clippings! 8di'.; dot 27, O, 1 bale leeks and clippings,: 8d¿ *í loti 28/>RB over M, 3 bales l...
EXPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 3 February 1851
EXPORTS. February 1.-Simmrock, steamer, 85 tons, Cap- tain Gilmore, for Melbourne ariel Launceston-7 cases cigars, 160 bags sugar, 2'casks oils, VV. H. Aldis -.l ease stationery, Bank of Australia j 1 keg brandy, 8 cases.gin, 2 cases wine, 3 kegs cordials, 9 packages tea, 12 mats sugar, 1 package to- bacco.' * February 1.-Ganges, barque, 43Ó tons, Cap- tain Connell, for Amoy via Novrcastlo with 45 tons coals. February 1.-Salncia, ship," 845 tons, Captain Brown, for Wellingion and Port Coopor, 15 ensos geneva, six tierces beef, 2 quarter casks Port wino, 2 chests 4 half chests te«, 1 cask mutton hams, 1 cask preserved meats, 13.' W. Layton and Co j 4 packages stretchers, 50 bugs fluur, one ton sugnr, j 2 hogsheads bard ware, 5 cwt nails, 2 cwt whit»' LJeaiJ^l bindle spades, 12 grindstones, 1 bundie frying pans, I case tumblers, 1 cask ironmongery, Latona potatoes, 3 cases furniture, 2 bags coffee, 1 case raisins, I cask arrowroot, 1 case sago, 3 dozen buckets, 2 pests tubs, 3 nests f...
CLEARANCES. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 3 February 1851
r .CLEARANCES^ Ls*^, Febnjarß^V. -rr^elocity^ ^schooner., Ï3$|¿dgflj' ' Captain,sM\Veigh, l'or Ädelaide'. ^/rassengers^' Mr. Buto,;,Mrv Wetherall; Mr.' W./Buttèn,"Mr; Wr. W^Mffiní Mr. Thomas Farrell,' Mr/ ;'Ö.;i Steven)JMiv Steven iind child, Mr. Jeffries, Mr. Rqsworrti^and"2 children. February.l;-Shamrock, shooner, 35tons. Cap- tain Gray, for Melbourne. Passengers-Mr. M Brady, Mri Bj. Barnett, Mr. J Thomas, and Mr. J. Wright. February 1.-Ganges, barque, 430 tons, Capt. Connell, for Amoy via Newcastle. February 1.-:Salacia, ship,. .145. tons, Captain J. Robinson Brown, for Wellington and Port Cooper, Passengers -- Mr. C. Sidey, Mr. A. Sidey, James M'Cann,. George Macnamara, James Phillips, .George Thom, George, Freeman, W. Taylor, George Cox,- George Williams, James Shilling, John Bright»'John Metcalfe, David McDonald, George Headley, Joseph Headley, Mr. and Mrs. Robinson, Mi\ Day, Mr.. Laing, Mr. Gleddy, Mr. Fyfe, Mr. and Mrs. Fyfe, Mr. and Mrs..Somers, and Miss" Somers.
DEPARTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 3 February 1851
DEPARTURES. February 2.-Velocity schooner, 138 tons, Captain M'Veigh, for ' Adelaide. Passenger» Mr Wetherall, Mr WiÎIiamBùtten, Mr W. Griffin, Mr - Thomas Farrell, Mr G. Stevens, Mrs Stevens and child, Mrs Jeffries. Mrs Rosewarm and two children. February. 2;--Lillias, schooner, .89.tons, Captain Watson, for Melbourne. : Passengers--Mrs Tyler, Messrs Thomas Sullivan, James Gilbert, and James Johson. " February 2.-Waterloo, ship, 898.tons, Capt. Neatby, for London. Passengers-Mr. and Mrs. Gordon, Master Gordon, and three Misses Gordon, Dr. Gibson, Mr. G. C.. Scott,' Mr. C. Falconer, Mr. John H. Armitage, and Miss Armitage, Mr. "Watt, Captain and Mrs; J. Anson, Mr. Shields, Mr. T. A. Foss, Mr. G. Cox, Mr. H. Moore, Mr.. W. and Mrs. Easy, Mr. T. W. and Mrs. Ryder, 7 sons nnd one daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Evans, 2 »ons arid daughter,. Mr. and Mrs. Morgan, Mr. j Dove, Mr. and" Mrs. Wright, 1 son and I daugh- ter, Mr. Hills, Mary , Hicks,. Mary Smith, Jane Johnson^ Charlotte.Clifton, Bridge...
THURSDAY, 16th JANUARY, 1851. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 3 February 1851
THURSDAY, 16th JANUARY, 1851. Present :~ Tho Mayor, Councillors Williams, Peden, Roberts, and Ryan. Mr. Alderman Fisher examined. By the Mayor. I know the document marked A, it was written by you on a Saturday, and on consulting my books I find it was on*7th September. I know this because Mr. Thomas purchased some potatoes from mo that day ; that was tho first business transaction I ever had with him. I find the re- ceipt dated tho 7th September. I could swear, if necessary, that it was written on tho 7th Septem- ber, between the hours of two and half-past throe. Alderman Thurlow and Brown were pre- sent and Alderman Egan came in soon after it was written. The last time I saw the document it was lying on my table. ! By Mr. Egan. did not enter the document Ain my books, hilt I had a strong conviction that it was taken away from my omeo without tho knowledge of Mr/Thomas. * I have not used my gig for the last 12 months. I never went out with Mr. Thomas on that day. I never was at the ...
NEW ZEALAND. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 3 February 1851
NEW ZEALAND. His Excellency Major-General George Dean Pitt, K.H., Lieutenant Governor of the Province of New Ulster, died at Auck- land, on the 8th ultimo. His Excellency was severity ye'ars of age, and had been in a declining.state of health for the last two years.
Town Clerk's Office, Sydney, 17th January, 1851. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 3 February 1851
Town Clérk'SïOffice, ,. Sydney, Í7th January, 1851. DEAR SIB,-I bog to¡.enojoso(a letter'which I have just received from: Alderman Egan, protest- ing against your acting on the Sub-Committee appointed to draw up the Report oh tho additional evidenco with feference to tho "missing docu- ments," and against the evidence being removed ; from tho Town Hall. j Will you favor me with your instructions in the matter. Your's truly, JOHN RAE, Town Clerk. Tho Right Worshipful the Mayor. MEMORANDUM.-Tho Sub-Committee met this rooming, «ml having road your lotter and'that of Alderman Egan, resolve that in consequence of tho attempted obstruction to tho- discharge of their duty by tho Alderman, they will now Re- port, but'subtnit his letter with tho evidence, to the Council on Monday next. You will tbereforo simply state that tho Committee, in obedience to the order of Council, submit tho evidence taken by them. W, T. To tho Town Clerk. Saturdny, 18th January. Etttapt from the Mimtet of £p\denct...
COASTERS OUTWARDS. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 3 February 1851
. COASTERS ^.OUTWARDS. . February 1.-Clarissa", ;'GÛj Campbell, for New- castle, in ballast Hetir¿yr;i5,Briuson, for Shoal- haven, in ballast, and with'Sundries ; Glenduart,. 40, Jainos; for tho M'Leny Uiver, with sundries ; Esther, 54, Robinson, for Newcastle, in ballast j Wave, 17, Halcrow,'for Shoalhaven, in ballast j Jenny Lind, 33, Farnsworth, for Morpeth, in ballast; Australin, 45, Williams,! for Newcastle, in ballast ; Sistor, 45, HeBCott, for Newcastle, in ballast ; Travellers Bride, 32, Jjindgurst, for New- castle, in ballast.; Mary Ann, 16, Thurston, for Brisbane W-ater ; Rose, steamer, 172, Hnrding, for Morpeth, with sundries.