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Police Office. TUESDAY, 4TH FEBRUARY. Before the Police Magistrate and Mr John Brown. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 5 February 1851
- Police Office. TUKSDAT, 4TH FEBRUARY. Before the Police Magistrate and Mr John .Brown. rr-;-;-Ann Dirusdan, a clamerous virago was sent to Darlinghurst for drunken and disor- derly conduct on the evening of the late Sabbath. The lady, prior to removal from the dock threw out siirMry insinuations as to the swearing capa- bilities of the accusing constable. DA yin MOORE, a resident in a'Beckett's Court, was dealt with by their Worships, for assaulting one Ann Duigan in her own house, on Sunday last, and striking her with a billet of wood. Verdict, guilty, was fined 20s and 4s 6d costs, or 7 days gaol.-Not paid, gone to quod. ! A NARCOTIC.-An idiotic looking specimen of humanity whom Constable Clifford had appre- hended at about half-past nine o'clock on Monday night, endeavoured satisfactorily to explain to the Bench, why he did ou the 2nd of the current ' month endeavour to .put a period to his existence, by committing suicide. From what could be . gleaned it appeared that the mani...
INSOLVENCY COURT. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 5 February 1851
INSOLVENCY ::CÓÜRT;.. ? In the estate of Joseph' ' ''^rc1i^tf¿£typplaints set in, per post, from tho^cpiiK'try'^erè' handed in, hut the creditors'Ipresje^ and, no one appearing1 in 'Sa'p^oW' thereof, they were disallowed. The assignee1 ' handed in his report, which was read to the » meeting ; he was instructed to realize forthwith; Acton Sillitoe ;-çlaims, amounting to £759 8s. 3d. were proved, and the meeting adjourned to the 18th of February for the purpose of ena- bling the insolvent to file a supplementary sche- dule of his transaction during the twelve months preceding his sequestration. Supplement to be filed, on or before the 12th instant. NEW INSOLVENT. John Smith Papps, master mariner, and now in command of the ship " Harmony," tendered his schedule, amounting to £1128 18s. 7d. yesterday, to Mr. Justice .Dickenson. Tho assets amount to £51, snd His Honor has ruled, that, after duo publicity has been, given, in the form of adver- tisements, the surrender of the .estate will,...
THE EMPIRE. WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 1851. CONVICTS. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 5 February 1851
TM EMPIRE. WEDNESDA Y, FEBRUART 5,' 1851. *y¡ld CONVICTS. -. ^?^^itíitelligence from; all]. quarters in yte'regted in. the disposal;ïôf£ Britist 'ICon ¡y ictsV-f rom England, fromjtKeypèignDour ? ing Colonies, and from the. strongholds of jour great Northern Squatters,-^-prognos- ticates rather , forcibly a storm yet im [pending in the settlement of thia question. 'There is great reason for believing that the Home Government is yet determined to convert this noble Province into a ¡penal settlement, though under .a milder land less repulsive name. And the aban- doned and slavish spirit of connivance at Official obstinacy and intolerance which has been sb conspicuously displayed by the Wool-Kings of Moreton Bay, for the sake of a wretched pecuniary advantage, ;will, of course, have, its effect on minds ?anxiously watchful for whatever chance or change may . do towards the accom- plishment of their plans. The overtures pf the Squatters will be hailed in Down ing-street with a " glad su...
News from the Interior. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 5 February 1851
News from the Interior. PORT PHILLIP. BUILDING SOCIETIES.- As a singular instance of the convenience and utility of those institutions in Melbourne, it is worthy of mention that no less,than four places of religious worship have, received towards their erection very considerable assistance by way of loans from the different Building Societies at present in operation. in this city.-Mel- bourne Morning Herald, January 27. FALL IN THE PRICE OF FLOUR.-This article, which has been gradually rising for some week's past, full yesterday,£2 per ton. The quotations at Messrs. Alison and Knight's Steam Mill, yesterday, was £15 fine, and £14 seconds. The late fall has been occa- sioned by the arrival of 2,200 bags wheat from Launceston, and considerable quantities from the country during the week,which, if continued, which can scarcely be expected, may lead to a further reduction. In the mean time we hope the bakers will reduce the price of bread to its former rate.-Ibid. SNAKES.-An unusually l...
TO SUBSCRIBERS. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 6 February 1851
TO SUBSCRIBERS. It ,ia -requested that any irregularity in the delivery of TUB EMPIRE will ho reported at the office, Either tho Weekly or the Daily issue of Tire EMPIRE will be forwarded to residents in the In- terior, on tho receipt pf .tho amount of subscription in Postage Stamps.
TO ADVERTISERS. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 6 February 1851
i TO ADVERTISERS. The Terms for-Advertising in, THB EMPIRE will be =:-Two Shillings and Sixpence for the first : Inch, nnd Ninepence for every additional Inch, for each Insertion. All Advertisements .must have the number of. ; insertions - intended , /written ' legibly on tbe manuscript, otherwise they will be repeated till j countermanded by the Advertiser. ' i Advertisements cannot ..bo /withdrawn after 4' ! o'clock in the afternoon ; but new ones will be received till 9* o'clock, every evening before publication. EMPIRE OFFICE, January 18.
English Extracts. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 6 February 1851
EnflUh Extracts. - LKÇTURÇ BYA RETURNED CONVICT. On the evenings of Monday and Tuesday, ; Mr. C. A. King, a returned convict, delivered [two lectures on transportation, &c, at Settle, : both .of which were .attentively, listened ^o by ; a very numerous audience. His first lecture was given in the dress and chains wom by convicts - in Yan Diemen's ? Land, and the second in the dress and mask worn by con- victs in the new model prison. 'The manner in which the lectures were given was very interesting, and the description given of the horrors of convict life can hardly fail, we would imagine, to do much good to the rising generation especially. He gave a briet history of his own course of life, commencing with the first step to crime, which is well calculated to serve as a warning tb, those who are only commencing a wicked career of life. Mr. King, it may be remembered, was sen tenced, m 1835, to fourteen years transpor- tation. In the year 1840 he made his escape, got to Améri...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 6 February 1851
ADVERTISEMENTS. To Lloenaed Victuallers and. Others, ,- , LAVERS AND CO.'S GINGER WINE.; SINCE the introduction of the above article by,, tiie undersigned, advantage bas been taken ; of the demand for the same, and an article bearing, the name of Ginger .Wine sold at a low price, but. ' of a most iuferior, and positively . injurious^ character. We therefore take tho present opportunity of informing tho trade, that we have greatly re- duced its price, looking for a remuneration m a corresponding increase of sale. ; Tho fact that our Ginger Wine has been re- peatedly sent to the India market, and realized a : nigher prico than^ Ginger Wino sent there from England, is a sufficient guarantee for its charac- ter. Our othor Liqueurs and Cordials aro well and favourably known. Country buyers nro respectfully informed that, tho articles "before mentioned may bo obtained either of us direct, or of any Wino Merchant in' Sydney. J. V. LAVERS AND CO., 186 ¡335, George-street. ON S , A. L E, by ...
IMPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 6 February 1851
IMPORTS.. February 5.^-\Villi%, barque, 243 tong, /Cap tain BerU-am, from Port Phillip, with 7697 bags sugar, 18 cases, I box icigars,., 440.. packages. Manila rope, 4 cases straw hats, 1 case guava jelly, A. and. M. Moses. 3 î ( '
To the Editor of the Empire. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 6 February 1851
To the Editor of the Empire. SIR,-Will you in.your paper kindly inform two of your., subscribers whether " Alphonse Lamar«' tine," the writer of a late work on England is the poet of that name ; a member of the French; Assembly: and if "Lamartine" be bis real patronymic or an assumed name. I am, Sir, Your obedient servant, " BKRANOEB." ; 5th February, 1851. ; [The Panegyrist of England is the poet, and the revolutionary leader of February '48. ¿His patronymic was Du Prat. He bears the name of Lamartine after a maternal uncle.-Ed. E.] ...
EXPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 6 February 1851
. EXPORTS. February 5.--Gesine, .schooner, 145 tons, Oap- . Freese, for Cape Town, with 307 logs cedar,. C case's turnery Ware, je'ncken,- Barber, and Co. February. 5.-Juliana, barque, 966. tons, Cap-.. tain ¡Rowe, .for London : ,882 ot horns, 5 casks,, tallow, balea Jwool, Australian Agricultural Company ; 300 hidea, J. C. Tucker. ¡ 6" tons hoofs, William Nimmo- and Co.; 200 hides,- 2 casks&lt; tongues,jA.-Dreutler : 1756 hideB, A. Brierly; 22; Sieces timber, Gilchrist and Alexander ; 112 hides [enry Richards ; - 6277 tins boiled btef, Newcastle Provision1. Company ; 10 tons, bones, |30 bales . wool;.F.. .Ebsworth;. 82 .bales wool, Mackintosh and,Hirst ; 175 bales wool, Thomas Holt junr. ; 106 bates wool, .'Smith, Campbell,. and Co. ; 85 bales wool, Buyers and Lockhead ; 89, bales wool, Henry Dangar,; 255 bags copper ore, John Thorn ; 1 cask tortoise shell, S. Wilkinson, junr.. .Re- capitulation : 1002 bales wool, 5 casks tallow, 2568 hides, 882 horns, 10 tons bones, 22 pie...
Original Correspondence. TO THE MERCHANTS OF SYDNEY. Per favor of the Editor of the Empire. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 6 February 1851
Original Correspondent)». ; ; TO THE MERCHANTS OF SYDNEY. ? Per favor of the Editor of the Empire. . j GENTLEMEN,-I beg to address myself to you in ? this public manner on account of the great im- portance of the subject. As I myself am ; in . a.. merchant's counting house, and know the confine- ment thereof,, may I be permitted to ask but one::, /question, viz. : .Would it not be equally advanta-v geous, if made a rule, to employers, and at the same rtime~ greatly encouraging to the em- ployed, were all-Counting Houses to close at two o'clock . on . Saturdays',. unless in cases . of emergency ? . There are a few firms (and, ifjit¡¡ would, it would be right to mention them,) I^ooujd/! do 80, who DO close on Saturdays' at the ! aboya4*' mentioned,hour ;>andjwhy not all others* fotwlov the example ? I am sure, were. a few. morQ:qtoj adopt this ( .practice, hthe " rest could . not... resist, -following in their,steps. .1 only kiioyrj this, that ' the presen t practice is the cause o...
COASTERS INWARDS. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 6 February 1851
COASTERS INWARDS;».; -February 5.-William IV¿, csfeamer, c54 tong, Sullivan, 'from Woollohgotíg,(iiwíth> J300-. bags wheat, 70 kee» butler,. li.toniibark^P^ícaBka ale, 10 pigs, 3 calves-; Elizabeth íiQohpnf^/t^íWntson,-. from Port Macquarie, witb r J Ißiibag« ¿maize, .44. bales wool, 1 'case fruity103 .,boat boardB^ Eliza- beth, 36,: Doyle, from Newcastle, with.. 38 tons > coals ; Traveller, .14, i6ray,¿jw¡thyj300 bushels:^ shells ;. Mermaid, 20, Campbell,' from: Newcastle, .&lt; with 25 tons. coals ;. Black Swan, 15, O'Neil/'from* Newoosile^iwith 28 tons coals:; Thistle, steamer,.' 127,iMullhall, fron» Morpeth, with 67 bales wooli : 115jubushelsí;barleyy 280 * bushels wheat, 275, bushels maize,' 15 bags flour, 43 bags potatoes, 23 baga',brari¿ 10'kegs tobacco, 7 calves, 14 pigs, 50 trassesíiay.i.í ii;'
Sydney Quarter Sessions. WEDNESDAY. Before the Chairman and John Campbell, Esq., J.P. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 6 February 1851
Sydney Quarter Session*. WEDNESDAY. Before the Chairman and John Campbell, Esq., J.P. Thomas Johnson' was indicted for stealing wearing apparel, the property of ono Thomas ! Lewelhn. Verdicts-guilty. Sentenced to' he imprisoned in Sydney Gaol with hard labour for 12 months. 1 Mary Ann Wilson was indicted for stealing : 'lace, the property of James Phelp. Verdict-not ' ¡guilty. Edmand Sutherland pleaded guilty to. a larceny land was sentenced to be imprisoned in Sydney i Gaol for six months with bard labour.. Michael Malony was. indicted for a theft... Ver-f. jdict- notjguiliy. .,*"'. Gathering* Strictley was indicted for stealing a '.watch chain/the property of Miss E. M'Dorad.'* îVerdicti^'hoV guilty. ' ';:i ?**n\ ' Oharl.èër Dunn was'indicted'fer' a«Mutting%itlf-5 ; intent to"do" grevious bodily harm to Mr.'Alexan-' i der; Ilrinío Veirdiot-guilty of a common assault..' ' Sentenceditoxto.pay a fine of £5. ,;.!;.-.&lt; John (.Gallagher was indicted for stealing a : coat, tho...
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 6 February 1851
nmmwQ nrruxioBwok >., ABEIVAL8. FiBKu¿EY 5¿&lt;-«Willing, barque, 843 tons, Captai» Bertram, from Port Phillip, the 28th January, February ' 5-Toroa, schooner, 58 tons, Cap. tain Sholl, from Moreton Bay, the 31st ultimo. Passengers-M. M'Greham, Mrs. Bull, Mr. arid Mrs. Brown,. Messrs. Clements, Fisher,- Myers, and Green. , r . ::'.>::;:..
DEPARTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 6 February 1851
DEPARTURES}, £fj February 5.-Wanderer brig, bf89LMiS1rCàp-i tain Jackson, for Geelong'"and líe%oS& rW sumed her.voyagè:y":i:''..J^ «»".^ T uv February. 5.-Packet, scho^n^Jjgjtpns^Oapv. tùn"TKompsoD^for7A^â^^j V,^assé,rige»r^Mr" and Mrs Sheehan, MranOlrs Johns," Mr William^ Davis, .Mr. Jamea^iWJopds,.,-^ Mr^ Dixon, Mrs and five Misses'.,^Nee^v. Mrs. ^úsoy^ Mrs, Warren and twp sons, arid'Master M'NeKV
CLEARANCES. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 6 February 1851
; ? CLEARANCES. Í February 5.-Juliana, barque, 336 tons; Cap* tain Rowe, for London. ...&lt;...../* ;&lt;,.>...-... February 5.-Gesine, schooner, 145 tons, Cap- tain Freese, for Cape Town. V ¿ . OS ^MATi - . - ' ' si ii lífiitíví "t-t .».
D O M E S T I C. Abstract of Auction Sales. THIS DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 6 February 1851
D O M E S T I O. Abstraot of Auction Sales. , THIS DAY; M. CrutLRS NEWTON.-Afc. his Booms, at ll o'clock, Bar Iron and Boiler 'Platos! Jin. G. A. LLOYD.-Afc tho Murkot Wharf, at 11 . o'clock, 25,000 feet Cedar. JOHN G. COHO.-At his rooms, atolovon o'clock, Preserved Salmon, St. Ube's Salt, Ohedder Cheese, Sperm Candles, Curbouato of Soda, Carolina-Rice, and Pickles. MK. GEORGE PICKERING.-Afc . Mr. Robinson's, 122, . Castlereagh-stroet, afc eleven o'clook, Household Furniture. MR. EDWARD SALAMON.-Afc his rooms, at eleven o'clock* Silver Mounted Plated Ware, Gold and . Silvor Watches, Elugonfc ' Jewellery, Silver Plato, and a vurjety of Paney Arfcioles. WORT AND DROWN.-At their rooms, at eleven, i -Baltic Dwi», 349- Bajea F|e0ca Wp?!,. 2078 Sheen Skim, 390 Salted Hides, JO .Casks of. Tallow, Al«o, the **first lot o/ copßtr Smelted in tho interior of Nev South Wales, àml the product of the mines thereof;" together with 24 tons of goutb Australian Copper Ore.