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COASTERS INWARDS. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 4 February 1851
COASTERS INWARDS. February 3.-Anna Maria, 49, Bonney, from Newcastle, with 67 tons coals ; Brothers, 27, M'Cauley, with 35 tons coals ;,rrrial, 23, Bamford, with 300 bushels b arley, 30 bushels maize, 1000 ?? bushels wheat, 27 tons potatoes ; Emily, 30, Cuer- 1 ton, from.Newcastle, with 41 tons coals ; Adven- ture, 22, Peters, from Newcastle, with 850 bushels of wheat, 200 bushels barley ; Coquette, 72 Elliott, from Newcastle, with 75 tons coal; Magnet, 17 Mulham, from Brisbane Water, with' 5000 feet timber, 20,000. shingles, 1000 pailings, and 300 trennails ; Hannah, 56 Ellis, from the Clarence ' River, 74 bales wool, 13 casks provision, 1 cask tallow, 6 hides, 28 skins ; Defiance, 16 West, from the Hawshebury Kiver, with 562 bushels maize, 60 bushels wheat ; Ann, 10, Anderson, from Pitt Wàtér, with Ü50 bushels 'wheat ; Elizabeth Jane, 43, Easton, from Port Macquarie, with 70 bags . maize, 10 casks tallow, 100 hides, 4 cases cheese, ? 500 staves, 30 sides leather, 150 packages sun-...
COASTERS OUTWARDS. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 4 February 1851
COASTERS OUTWARDS. February 3.-Currency Lass, 20, Green, for Jervis Ba}'. Magnet; 17, Metham, for Port Stephen's, in ballast, and with sundries. Ann, 10, Ant lêrson, for Pitt Water, in ballest. Brothers, 27, Cawleys 'for Newcastle, in ballest. ' Anna Maria, 49, Bonney, for Newcastle, in ballest. Emily, 30, Cureton, for Newcastle, in ballest. Bose of Eden, 50, Buckland, fdr the McLeay Bi ver, with sundries. Bard Legacy, 23, Bloxham, for Shoalhaven, with sundries. Charles Webb, 24, Brown, fot Kiama,' with sundries. Thistle, steamer, 127, (" Mullhall, for Morpeth, with sundries. ; .
DOMESTIC. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 4 February 1851
DOMESTIC. BOAT RACES.-Tho two disputed rnccs from tho Regatta came oil' yesterday afternoon. The Gig j Raco was won easily by the Swift, beating thc Leander, one minute and a half. Tho other two J bonts, viz r Tho Young Cabinet Maker and the Maida, having given up. Tho Young Cabinet Maker broke two oars and this destroyed all chance in tho race; In the 5 ton rnce, four bonts appeared nt tho Red Buoy, viss., the Eagle, Ivanhoe, Midge, and the Lord John Russell. Tho Eagle was the first to get away, followed by tho Miago, Ivanhoe and Lord John. Thc Midge took tho lead oil' Battery Point and kept it until near- ing tho; Bottle and Glass, where she gave it up to thc Lord John Russell-the Eagle close up, the Ivanhoe, though on the other tack, having tho best of tho race. Previously to this, the Euglo on passing Bradleys Head had the misfortune to shift her ballast which compelled her to lower all; sail, replace ballast and then crack on nguiu. This caused considerable detention.. In the l...
English Extracts. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 4 February 1851
English Uxtraots. NOT BAD,-A clever sarcasm upon pugi- listic legislators, has been lately put forth in Paris. It is tn caricature, m which two chimney sweeps are represented fighting out- side the chnmhev of deputies, A policeman interpones, »aying, " No fighting tn tito streets, you hlackgards 1 Go. inside the Cham- ber if you wishto do t hat."
NEWCASTLE SHIPPING. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 4 February 1851
NEWCASTLE SHIPPING. The Kodolpb, for Earmamaj thei Ann and tho . Java" for Sau" Francisco,.; waiting; ifor-a leading wind; 4 .Ï The Sir George Seymour ;lcft> the Oriental, Lady Clarke, Cressy, and the Comet, schooner, in Port Lyttleton. The Cressy would,probably come on to Sydney it' she did not obtain her full com- pliment. . ' j The Susan has been absent only thirty-three . days oh this trip, dating the departure from New- castle, during whioh time she has worked in and out 450 tons. This needs no comment. Tho Susan bas experienced some very rough weather on her homeward passage. j
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 4 February 1851
.HIFPIWOUTTELUOElirOE, February siusan, brig, 313 tonpr(3aptain Jones, from. Kawau, the 28nd instant, February 3,-Sir George Seymour, ship, 850 tons, Captain Goodsin, from Port Lyttleton, Çàn» terbury Settlement, the 18th instant, in ballast.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 4 February 1851
ME. THOMAS A. NEWALL has been ap- pointed SHIPPING REPORTER to this paper. Umpire Ojficc, January 18. 1\/Tß. EDWARD FERRIS lins been appointed JJFJL COLLECTOR to THE EMPIRE, and is au- thorised to receive moneys on account of the pro- prietor. Empire Office, Hunter-street, January 21, 1851.
THE WORKING CLASSES OF GREAT BRITAIN. Their present condition, and the means of their Improvement and Elevation. A Prize Essay. CHAP. V— EMPLOYERS AND EMPLOYED. (Continued.) [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 4 February 1851
THE WORKING- CLASSES OF GREAT BRITAIN. Their present condition, and tho means of their Improvement and Elevation. A Prize Essay. By the Rev. Samuel G. Green, A.B. CHAP. Y.-EMPLOYERS AND EMPLOYED. ( Continued.) A great Roman moralist made beneficence to bea part of justice It is to be lamented that we moderns and Christias have so little under- stood this profound truth. For it is ono which behoves to be remembered, both in our commerce and our charity. That is not true justice from which the principle of benevolence is absent ; nor is that truo benevolence which exalts itself at the expense of justice. I have written to little pur- pose in the present chapter, if this truth has not already been brought out ; and it may be yet further illustrated in reference to another great duty often incumbent upon the rich. I mean that of almsgiving. Here, indeed, arises a diffi- culty, greater by far than any other in tho whole circle of relations between rich and poor. How to relieve poverty wi...
New Zealand Extracts. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 4 February 1851
Kow Zealand Extracts. ÜIATAKAKA. COAL.-There is every pro- bably that con!, in a slate to be worked, exists on property held under a Crown Grant at Matakana. Surface indications of a promi- sing character abound, and specimens col- lected from various parts of the property may be seen at the premises of the proprietor, Mr. William Greumvood, in Queen-street, Auckland. The desirability of obtaining Coul on the East Const, in this district, and the great advantages of Matakana as the locality, are facts too obvious to require any remarks to secure attention to them. ¡ For the purpose of exploration it would be sufficient to bore in two or three of the most favorable situations, at un expense not exceeding ¿?300. Gentlemen well aware of the important advantages to bc derived from a supply of Coal ure willing to contribute a sum of money towards this expense, but »re umvilling to become shareholders in a com- pany ; whilst, on the other hand, others de- sire to participate in thc profit...
MORETON BAY. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 4 February 1851
MORETON BAY. TRANSMISSION OP CHEQUES AND OR- DERS.-The hue mail roh bury lins revived a suggestion which we think had been made ou ti former occasion, for the purpose of adding security to the present mode of transmitting o ide rt.' an tl cheques through the mail. It is simply for the person remitting the drafts to write across the face of them the names of the persons to whom they are remitted, making them payable to them only. This course would, by making the drafts useless to others, considerably abridge tho existing temptations to robbery.-Moreton Buy Courier, January IS. BUILDING IMPROVEMENTS.-The chapel intended lor the Use of the llev. C. Stewart's congrégation ii progressing rapidly, The walli »re already up, and the front nearly up to its intended: height, The short time occupied in bringing the work to its present condition shows creditably for the zeal of those concerned, - Ibid, January 25, REPORTED MURDER,-A rumour was current in town yesterday, that a Chinaman had rece...
YASS. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 4 February 1851
YASS. MELANCHOLY SUICIDE. - Intelligence reached us this morning (28th January) that M r. Patrick MacMeiken, overseer for Mrs. Harber, at Belle Yale, about four miles from this township, had destroyed himself whilst labouring under a-fit-of delirium tremens. It appears that Iiis wife -and several others had watched him ' during part of the night, but Unding him cool and collected towards the morning, they retired to rest. During their absence he took a loaded fowling piece and discharged it in his.mouth, placing his toe on1 the trigger. The contents of the gun passed . '.through, his head, shattering the skull in a .dreadful manner. . Dr. Blake, coroner for'the district, held an inquest on thc body this forenoon. The evidence disclosed the above facts, and the jury returned a verdict accord- ingly.-Correspondent of Goulburn Herald, Feb. 1st. GOULBURN. ODD FELLOWS.-On Monday last the brethren of the Strangers' Friend Lodge, M. U. walked in procession to St. Saviour's Church, where Di...
Police Office. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 4 February 1851
Folleo Ottlee. DRUNK AND DISORDERLY.-The lists of yester- day conthhiud more than an uvero go number of this peculiar class, tho prepouderunce of tho h'S having selected Sunday , for tho indulgence ni their particular propens'ities. The principal por- tion underwent tho customary sentences of te» shillings line, or twenty-four hours in the celJh. In tho caso of Miss Amelia Beard, a lady more notorious for her derelictions from propriety, than celebrated for her quiescence or chastity, tlifif Worships ordered her to bo bound over to keep the peuce for six months ; herself, in forty potinus, and two sureties, in twenty pounds encl), or, fail- ing' to procuro thom, ono calendar month in Dar- linghurst gaol. A NIGHT HAWK.-Daniel O'Brien, one of thoso nightly Sydney prowlers, whoso deeds cannot stand "the'test* of very strict examinations, waa secured about midnight, on Saturday, between tho George-strèet Murkuts, while engaged in un ni» tempt to " rifle, rob, and plunder" ono Francis Co...
No title [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 4 February 1851
JEHNY I^XÎÎP, I?Î AMBHICA.,-Th« excitement in î»ew York, caused by Jenny Lind's concerts, op pears, if possjble, ¿o bo on the increase, - Her third, fourth,, fifth; »nd sixth concerts were attended by upwards of .' eight thousand per- sons on each ? occasion, »nd Tier triumphs were complote, . On each occasion she is described as singing with oven n)6re: than her usual inspira- tion; and being received 'with a warmer dud. hear- tier greeting. Her singing of .'the " Herdsman's Song," seems to have electrified our:Yankee, friends. " She' was hailed" with multitudes :of * eiicores, and bushels of bouquets Were showered upon her. ".' She is still . surrounded by a mob whenever she is recognised in the streets, and all tho inhabitants seem to vie with each other as to who shall shew her the most attention; During tho week the songstress has visited several steamers and newspaper offices," and¿ of course, expressed herself " surprised and delighted" with everything she saw. On Wednesday, ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 4 February 1851
For Adelaide. (TO SAIL ON THE 4TII FEBRUARY.) .mHE WELL-KNOWN Packet JL Brig ' LOUISA) 182, tons, W. Heslop, commander. ___ This ? vessel will be ready to re cc'iv.e cargo ou Wednesday morning, and will sail as above, laing under engagement with thc Go- vernment. For. freight or pnssage, apply on board, at the Queen's Wharf; or, to JOHN MACNAMARA, , Queen-street. - For San Francisco Direct. A ,hr*~^ Til H E FINE A 1 BARQUE #;f\Aj J- JOHN POTTER, >ÈWÊÂb±. Captain Mitchell, will succeed the Brutus, and having all her dead weight on board, will positively sail on the 10th proximo. For light' freight or passage, apply to F.W.CLARKE, 172 Jamison-street. For California. j^_rjAHE FIRST CLASS American ShlP MARTHA, ?^wfe^L, 534 tons, Henry Towno master, ^fe^^gs^ -will sail for San Francisco, abi¡*b Sth February. . . ' " This ship'is 7 feet 6 inches betweenness, and thoroughly ventilated. ? She is now lying at the Circular Wharf, and parties are invited to inspect her accommoda- tions. For...
THE EMPIRE. TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 1861. THE MISSING DOCUMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 4 February 1851
THE EMPIRE. TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 4. 1861. i --------^ I THE MISSING- DOCUMENTS. IN noticing this matter we must briefly relate the history of it. Some weeks ago certain notices of motion were as usual deposited in the Town Clerk's Office. "Within a few hours afterwards it was discovered that these papers were missing, aud notwithstanding the most deligent i search, could not be found. A committee of the council was immediately appointed to enquire into and report lipon the matter. That committee entered upon their duties with an evident determina- tion to fulfil them ; and after several days tedious and disagreeable labour succeeded in bringing up a report based upon ample apd apparently impartial evidence. The obvious tendency of that report, however undesigned or undesired, was, to. implicate a certain member of the council in the criminal offence commonly known by the term " light-fingered " bub better under- stood in this instance by the adjective "light-headed." Humour soon found ...
TO SUBSCRIBERS. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 5 February 1851
i TO SUBSCRIBERS. ¡ It is requested that any irregnlarity in th« delivery of THEEWIIB will be reported at th» .office. ." Either the Weekly or the Daily issne of Tn-" EMPIBE will'he forwarded to residents in the In« , tenor, on the receipt of the amount of subscription" in Postage Stamps.
TO ADVERTISERS. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 5 February 1851
TO ADVERTISERS. .The Terms, for Advertising in Tns EMPIRI will ' he :-Two Shillings and Sixpence for the first ! Inch,, and 'Ninepence for. eyery^ additional Inch, . for each Insertion. . "U- -, , , ..All Advertisements "'must, haye 'the'..number, of ; Insertions intended written legibly on the .&lt;? ' manuscript, otherwise they will be repèated till countermanded by the Advertiser. Advertisements cannot be withdrawn after 4 o'clock in the afternoon ; but new ones will1 be received till 9 o'clock, every evening bsfoire publication. ' 'EMPIRE OFFICE, January 18: .,
Original Correspondence. To the Editor of The Empire, [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 5 February 1851
Orifio»! Oorr«spoB4*B9«v . , To the Editor of The Empire, Sf a,-lt appears from a Scribbler; in Monday'« Jterald, that the destruction ot" the Nativo Dog j is to re-establish the prosperity of the Squatters by enabling them to do without shepherds, Thus (if practicable) depopulating our extensive Wilds, and depriving them of tha few white inhabitants now scattered over our immense area. The old adage " Quern Deusinuit' perdefe prius dementat," truly applies to these, gentlemen as a class, billy their propositions' are too absurd for serious contemplation. '. ». .'. Like Deas Thomson's averages and analytical disquisitions, suoh as dividing the flocks and herds of the country by the inhabitants, and allotting so much individually, (as exhibited in his annual statistics, «fcc, &G.,) they only excite a smile of derision in the mind of the patriot and philanV throphist for their extreme absurdity. Neither flocks nor herds will continue to be productive unless the country ^become...
Californian Extracts, [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 5 February 1851
OaUfbrolan^Bxtrctpts, ; , yr THE Poon.-The : cold and rainy season : has commenced and it is likely there will be consider- able suffering among the'poor. It is 'important* 'therefore, that our city authorities and our citizens generally adopt some measures'to alleviate their sufferings.- If left to themselves,' many must find a premature grave, and; perhaps many -from hunger and other causes may be driven to a course 'of life that must be disastrous to them. It is a happiness to any good man to know that he has afforded relief to the sick, indigent, and helpless. Steps should be taken to secure wood, clothing and food for this class of our fellow citizens at' once. We hope that some one more familiar with their wants and the means of rendering them aid and comfort than we are, will start in this good work.- California Daily Courier, December 9th. The President-of the City Council of Sacra- mento has informed that body that more money was needed to complete the Levee. By a motion of...
No title [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 5 February 1851
Two boats were moving in contrary direc- ' tions near Wallbrook, when a line which had been thrown from one hoat to the other got, ' round the neck of a boy and completely tore his head off.--Liverpool Times, October 3. There is -a man, in Boston, the father of two romping daughters, .who attributes, their, "wild-, ness '* to.fe£&lt;üpg pamper sauce, of. M'hieh . they !are.e>cejsiwl^?9fl^YiUe. is. second cousin, to the . man: nwhp,^to^pr$yent! his -¡giris from running off with «tb&jyyojqn-g 'm$nf ufeeds them' .on. can't-. elopes. ^-¡Mnf.i'l lt: ? &lt;r¡UÍ* . j,.,.;. ' . * .'