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DEPARTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 22 February 1851
DEPARTURES. February 21.-Cumberland, schooner, 58 tons, Captain Wyborn, for ¡Moreton- Bay, with sun- dries. . : ..,' ?n.'.r,- -,_*-?' . ., i, , .- ' , February 21.-Souvenir, schooner, 68 tons, Captain Brown, for Moreton Bay. Passengers Mr. Edwards, Mr. Thompson, Mr. Deacon, Mr. Intery, Mr. Sterton, Mr. Hayward, Mr. Sh«a, Mr. Wyatt, and Mr. Haitley. -
DOMESTIC. Abstract of Auction Sales. THIS DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 22 February 1851
DOMESTIC. Abstraot of Auotion Sales. THIS DAY. MB. G. A. LLOYD-At the Flour Company's "Wharf, at IO o clock, a quantity of Ships Gear, saved from tho Hosotta Joseph, at Buchanan's Wharf, at 11 o'olock, House Framing, Shingles, Old Spars, and Sails, Dunnage Wood, Ship's Bread. MR. STEWART- At the Horse Bazaar, at 11 o'olook, Carriage Horsos, Saddle Horses, Dray Horses, Colts, Maro, Carts, and Harness, &c. Mn. A-RMSTtiosa-At Woolcra Eoposilory, Bull's - Head Yard, at 11 o'clock, Horses, Mares, Gig nnd HarnosB, Spring Catt, Saddles, Bridles, &c, &c. .
PROJECTED DEPARTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 22 February 1851
PROJECTED DEPARTURES. The-Colonist, W London, via Newcastle The Fancy, Rhone, and Edward, for the South Sea Fisheries The Sarah,' for Moulmein The Warlock, for Guam The Australia, for Port Nicholson ' The Alpha, for Panama, via Newcastle-All this day.
THE SYDNEY JUSTICES. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 22 February 1851
THE SYDNEY JUSTICES. OUR excellent contemporary the Herald, has lately been appearing in the character of schoudmaî-ter, and the debut has been singularly clumsy'an'd unfortunate. Its pet pupils, the "great unpaid," whose daily attendance on the police office roster, our contemporary hits,1 with' the patient assiduity of a careful'' chronicler/ long been in the habit of recording, have of late been so remiss in the discharge of these duties that their faithful historian, a few days ago, relinquished his task with disgust. The murder now comes out. The good boy lictures which their well meaning, but injudicious friend, reads them, reveals the true character of the wrong doers. What has been commonly presumed to be remissness, culpable, it is true, but venial, proves to be nothing more nor less than the vilest political rancour. These Sydney Justices, holding the Queen's commission, have, it appears, entered into a compact to avoid the discharge of their magisterial duties so long as ...
THE EMPIRE. SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 1851, MR. GEORGE HILL-THE INCALCULABLE MISCHIEF BEING DONE BY HIS FOOLISH ADMIRERS. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 22 February 1851
THE EMPÏ1Î1. ~ i SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 1851, MR. GEORGE HILL-THE INCAL ' CUL AB LE MISCHIEF BEING DONE BY. HIS FOOLISH AD- MIRERS. " The great distinction of a country is that it produces superior men:. Ita- natural-advantage* are not to be disdained. But they ure of secon- dary importance. No matter what races of animals a country breeds. The great question is, does it breed a noble race of men ? No mutter what its soil may be. The great question is, how far is it prolific of moral and intellectual power ? No matter how stern its climate is, if it nourWv force of thought and virtuous purpose. These an» the products by which a country has to be tried, and institutions have value only by the impulser which they give to the mind."-CHANNING. In order to get a correct, and some- thing like a full view of the extraordinary and plague-like infatuation which seems to have smitten this community in regard to Mr. George Hill, it will be necessary for us to glance at the history of the last ...
EXPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 22 February 1851
EXPORTS. February 21.-Australia, ship, 617 tons, Capt. Meyer, for Port Nicholson :-Original cargo 49,060 bricks, 1 lo bags flour, Griffiths, Fanning, mid* Co. ; 34 cases Geneva, 1 GO mats sugar, 3 packages harness, 1'50 bags flour, 44 bags bran, 20.boxes soap, 22 boxes candles, 1800 sheep, 9 horses, 4' wooden houses, G saddles, G drays, 69 cases oilman's stores, 3 kegs 2 cases 1 bag nails, 11 boxes- window glass, 2 quarter-casks vinegar, 10 half-cllests tea, 50 pair hearthstones, 36 grindstones, 14 tons hay, 60 tons billet wood, 125 tons coals, E'. M. Templar.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 22 February 1851
IN "THETMPIRE" of Monday, 24th instant, will appear the First Portion of O1)C fkmUlfan HUflVg, Edited BY AN- THONY SMITH, EsQ.,from the Manu- scripts of JACOB HYLL, formerly of the Surry Hills, in /the City of Sydney, and now of Monterey, in California, Citizen of the United States of North America. With an Introduction, Notes and an Analysis of HYLL'S " Whop- ping Wizard," an Adaptation from 'El Mágico Prodigiaso' of Calderon. " The freshness and the glory of a dream." WORDSWORTH. "Empire" Office, *) Hunter-street, j MB. THOMAS A. NEWALL has boen ap- pointed SHIPPING REPORTER to this paper. Empire Office, January l8. MR. EDWARD FERRIS lins beon appointed CoiiiiEOTOR to TUE EMPIRE, and is au- thorised to receive moneys on account of the pro- prietor. Empire Oßcc, Hunter-street, January 21, 1851.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 22 February 1851
- ADVERTISEMENTS. BOYAL VICTORIA THEATRE MONDAY EVENING, 24TH FEB. 1851. FOR TnB BENEFIT OF Mr. F. HOWS O Ii. MR. F. HOWSON begs to inform his Friends and the Public generally, that his BENE- FIT takes place on the above Evening ; when he trusts that the Entertainments selected for the occasion, will secure to bim their Patronage and Support'. The Evening's Entertainments will commence with Auber*« celebrated Opera, in Three Acts, entitled M A S A N I E L L 0, The Fisherman of Naples ; .or, the Dumb Girl of Portici !. Alfonso (»on of the Duke of Arcos, "Spanish Viceroy of Nnples.).. ..Mr. J. Howson. Duke of Mataioni (Grandee of Naples.... Mr. Collins. Lorenzo (a friend of Alfonso)... .Mr. Willis. ' Gonzalo (Captain of the Viceroys Guard, Mr. Holmes. Serp-oaut.. ..Mr. Rogers. First Soldier.... Mr. Hollis. Second Soldier... .Mr. W. Grilliths. MASANIELLO, TOMASO ANIELLO, (a Fibhcriiiitn of Naples), Mr. F. Howson. Gui seppe Aniello (his cousin) .. . .Mr. Hydes. Paolo, (First Citizen)_Mr...
Original Correspondence. To the Editor of The Empire. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 22 February 1851
Original Correspondence. To the Editor of Tim Empir«. Sin,-The working classes of Sydney have good causo to bo thankful to you for your constant and unwearying efforts to get our poor old Sohool of Arts placedupon a better footing. Tho fact is, that the old' body in the institution havo never I cared a straw about the interest of the working classes in tho matter ;-their only desire has been to get their old oflice boarors re-olected year after year, and for this end their policy has been to keep tho institution down, because any great increase in the number of members will eflectually deprive them of tho power of packing the com- mittee. And what have they been taking all this pains for? only to give themselves a little bit of importance among their neighbours, and enable' thom to brag about their disinterested exertions for tho working classes, and what a thankless and ungrateful sot they are working for, TheT is a littlo piiBsago in the People's Journal,^ which I trust you will e...
No title [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 22 February 1851
- The Vixen has encountered very heavy wea- ther for the last two days, and so thick and hazy that it was impossible to see moro than ,a ship's length. On last Wednesday afternoon.she.sighted a large- vessel' off the- Green Çapp^and jon the Thursday another smaller oiie^tp.$¡;.Cü!pew Jervis, standing off the land, with .cloge reefed topsails. The rough weather, fortheiíastjfew days, has delayed' the shipping business^consjderably. As, owing to the heavy rains,;litt]evor,iio,|Work has been done on board any of the vessels.., ,cv
CLEARANCES. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 22 February 1851
CLEARANCES, ', February 21.-Australia, ship, 617. tons, Copt. Meyer, for Port Nicholson. Passengers-Dr. Bormann, Mr. 'E. M. Templar, Mr. M. P. Stod dart, Messrs. John Rubel, John Adams, Frederick Larnach, Robert Kite, Augustus Hoffman, J. F. Refenning, Adolph Refenning. February 21.-Fancy, whaling barque, 321 tons, Captain J. Smith Stove, for the South Seas, in ballast.
MAURITIUS MARKETS. Saturday, 7th December. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 22 February 1851
MAURITIUS MARKETS;d'î\ Saturday, 7th December. In sugar a few transactions have beeñ.made at¡ about 15 cents below tho quotations of last week,, but business has been very limited. Holders of rice are rather easier and 2*40 is now asked. There is no change in grain. A portion of tho cargo of Bordeuux wine per Adele has been disposed at *a reduction of about 2s., say 160 casks at 17.55 and 17.G0. Local Bills with two good signatures, at 3, 4, and 5 months date,, are sought after at nine per, cent, discount. There is some demand for Sovereigns and they are now firm at 2 per cent.'promium.
PORT PHILLIP. " BLACK THURSDAY." [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 22 February 1851
PORT PHILLIP. " BLACK THURSDAY." IN its most literal sense, meaning, and accep- tation, the "oldest inhabitant" of Geelong does not recollect such a day as yesterday, Thursday. It surpassed all previous expe- rience of hot winds and sandy whirlwinds. The mormug was bright and balmy, and the breeze from the bay was grateful to those who sought its restorative influence. But about half-past seven o'clock jn the morning, a sudden chango occurred. The north-west horizon was seen to he suddenly obscured, and presently a dense and lolty cloud or'dust was observed to move bodily downwards to- wards Geelong, borne ou the wings of the hot blast, which struck on the sense with a a feeling ot sudden and overpowering suffocation. The appeaauce of the moving mass of sand, or-" rather fine dust," which filled apparently the whole space be- tween enrth and sky,' Was > very similar to the descriptions given by travellers of the sandy nd hot whirlwinds which sweep across the deserts of Arabia, or...
WHOLESALE MARKET PRICES. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 22 February 1851
WHOLESALE MARKET PRICES. GRAIN.-Wheat, por bushel, from 5s. 6d. to 5s. lOd.} the supply to the raarkot this week has been largo, but sales easily effected. Barley,, 3s. to 3s. 6&lt;L j good samples of Maltors Barloy are in very great demand. Maize, 3s. 3d. to 3s. 6d. ; salos are very dull, the greater part of the supply has boen inferior. Oats, 2s. Ga. to 3s. ; several of the stores are wtihout good samples. POULTRY.-Fowls, por couple, Is. öd. to 2s. ¡ good birds are now getting scarce, and sales aro brisk. Ducks, ditto, 2s. to 2a. 3d. j very few coming to marker, and is much enquired after. Turkeys, ditto, 5s. to 6s. Gd. ; good- cock birds aro scarce, and sales easily effected. Geese, ditto, 4s. to 5s. ; the supply ia very small, and good "bird's «re enquired after, Eggs, per dozen, 8d. to Odyf very fev hod come to the market this week and the greater part of the shops are without, DAiRy?T-Butter, per pound, 10&lt;1, to -12(1, ; Jarge quantity has come to the market...
SETTLERS' WHOLESALE PRICE CURRENT. [Newspaper Article] — Empire — 22 February 1851
SETTLERS' WHOLESALE. PRICE CURRENT. I Wheat-Sales are brisk at from 5s. to 5s. 8d. per bushel. Flour-At the Mills has fetched £14 per ton for fine and £13 seconds. I Maize-In demand at from 3s 3d to 3s Gd per bushel. I English Barley-Is very saleable for malting I and shipping. Cape 'Ditto-In demand. Hay-Varies in prices from £2 10s to £3 10s per ton. Butter-Is saleable at from 8d to lOd per lb. Cheese-Scarce and in demand. Bacon and Hams-Well cured, are very sale- able. Eggs-Are worth from 9d to lOd per dozen. Fat Pigs-Small sizes and in good eondition, are saleable, i- . Fat Calves-Nominal. Fat Sheep-Are plentiful and no deviation in prices. Fat Bullocks-'Prime beasts aro saleable ; the market of middling ones is well supplied. Tallow-In demand for shipment, very little offering for sale. Hides-Well cured and large sizes aro very saleable at' about Id per lb. » Tobacco-Sales improving andjirices steady. HENRY" FERRIS, Commission Agent, Pitt-street. i Sydney, February 21st, 1851.