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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 12 September 1845
FOR LONDON. To Sail on the 25 th September. THE A 1 British built barque SONS OF COMMERCE, 450 tons ' register, E. C. Williams, Commander _? liaviiig the whule oflieroil on board, ami the greater part of her wool engaged, will sail as above. This ship carries an experienced surgeon, anti lins admirable accommodations for cabin, inter- mediate, and steerage passengers.^ For freight or passage, apply to Titos. D. CHAPMAN & Co. Macquarie-strcct, 14th'Aug. TOR MELBOURNE AND GEELONG. (To Sail on Wednesday Morning, the 1SÍh Imtant.J THE "LILLIAS," John Smith, Master, is now loading, and will bc despatched as above. JAMES F. STRACHAN. Hobart Town, 4th September. To Whalers. Boyd Town, Twofold Bay, New South Wales. SHU'S can refresh or refit at this Harbour, free of all Port Charges, Pilotage, &c., and cnn obtain wood, _i water, fresh and salt provisions, ve- getables, ship chandlery, stores and slops of every kind and description : and, if required, the service of experienc...
AUDIT OFFICE. 6th September, 1845. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 12 September 1845
AUDIT OFFICE. Gth S&lt;yrfw»8er, 18-15. WAnnANTS for Contingent Expenses sent to thc Colonial Treasury for payment between thc 1st of thc current mouth and this date ; lt. Wales, Coroner's Fees S. Barrow, ditto W. Crooke, Medical attendance W. Weymouth,ditto C. Callaghan, llcpairs C. "Wood, Furnituro W. Gregson, ditto W. Knight, Storis V. C. Symond!', Stationery S. A. Tegg, ditto I. Turner, Firewood I. Cahill, ditto Thu Fort Ollicer, to pay wages Thc Dcp-Com-Gencrul, Free paupers, ftc. I. Gillan, A Boat I. Turner, Stores II. Davidson, ditto W. M'Larcn, ditto I. Hume, ditto I. M'Donald, ditto lt. G. Gibbons, Firewood G. T. W. BOYES, Auditor.
THE CELEBRATED DIALOGUES, PART II. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 12 September 1845
THE CELEBRATED DIALOGUES, AnOUT HAPTISMAL REGENERATION J CONFIRMA TION ¡ THE AUTIIOIIITV OF T11K CIIUI1CII, AND OTHER INTERESTING SUBJECTS OL' CONTRO- VERSY IN THE CIIUMCH Ol' ENGLAND, AT THE IMIESENT TIME. BETWEEN THF. HON. ANO REV. ALLCRAFT INCUtlUS, AND FAMILY J THE REV. UR, 1IOOKEM ¡ THE VERY REVKREND ARCHDEACON 11UAI. ¡ THE RIGHT HON. SIR JAMES GAMMON} THE MILDMAY FA- MILY, AND OTHERS. BY HOWLAND HIL,!., THE YOUNGER. [Continued from our Inst.] SCEXIi-The company arriving at Keepemdown Ilcclory. Thc Miss Miïdmays comp an hour be- fore dinner, and all the young ladies walk on the lawn. Mr. Commissioner Saunders being forced to go and try to settle a quarrel between a mitlo crat and his workmen, sends a reluctant apology. The company are introduced to each other in the library. Having introduced his elder daughters and Mr. Frederick, Mr. incubus takes Emily hy her left hand, and says, " Mr. Archdeacon Dual, allow me to introduce my youngest daughter Miss Emily, a young heretic." E...
THE "TIMES" ON CHURCH DISCIPLINE. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 12 September 1845
TUE "TIMES" O.N CHURCH DISCIPLINE. Tim reports of certain cases in the Eccle- siastical Courts, which have lately appeared in our columns, will not greatly edify the public, nor improve the credit of tho clergy. Such exposures are on all accounts most disastrous as well as disgraceful. We are glad to find, however, that the proceedings against the delinquents were promoted by letters of request from their Bishops. Tardy though justice may have been, yet it has had its course, and thc suit has been instituted by those who possess authority forthat purpose. Still wo say that it would have been far better bad this exhibition of priestly culpabi- lity been either altogether avoided or much more severely punished. When such men have been officially convicted, they ought to be summarily and exetnplarily dealt with. Religion, be it remembered, always suffers by the moral defalcations of its teachers, and there is no readier way to "sap a creed" than through the vices of tts appointed minis...
ENGLISH. FUN IN THE HOUSE OF COMMONS. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 12 September 1845
E N G L IS II. FUN IN THE HOUSE OF COMMONS. IN tho dehnte on Maynooth, Mr. Fox Manie quoted an ncconnt nf that Seminary hy Mr. Grant. Mr. Sergeant Murphy re- plied, nnd by way nf shewing1 what value wai to be attached to Mr. Grant's testimony referred to another work hy that author, " Kuntlom Recollections of the House of Commons," in which Members aro de- scribed in respect to their persons and opin- ions, and contended that nn opinion might he formed of the correctness of his repre- sentations in the one by the other cano which was familiar to them. He began with Sir Hubert I'ecl : Me was quite sum every ono who heard the description would say at once, " There is thc man before me." " His usual dress is a green surtout-(Laughter)-a light waistcoat, and a dark pair of trousers. (Laughter.) He generally displays a watch chain on his breast, with a bunch of gold seals, unusually Innre in dimensions," (Gaul Laughter.) Let the House listen to what followed; he wa« sure the right hon- o...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 12 September 1845
Tc be Lst. rmVO GENTEEL COTTAGES, in the Rest -L down Road. Rent, 3*. per week each. Eligible Residence. mo BK LET, t!.o«= Eligible Premises, i" "mo,t X commanding situation, nt the cxtrcniitv of Ilavey nnd Macquarie-streets, lately oreniiîrd by Miss Watkins. For particulars, npjilv to Mr. Ilnor.soN. near the premises, or to Mu. WOULLEV , Liverpool-street.
THE OBSERVER. HOBART TOWN, FRIDAY, SEPT. 12. THE TAX OF CONVICTISM, ELIZA BENWELL'S TRIAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 12 September 1845
THE OBSERVER. HOBART TOWN, FRIDAY, SEPT. 12. THE TAX OF CONVICTISM, ELIZA BENWELL'S TMAL. THE trial of Eliza Benwell reported in our last and present numler has closed. It commenced on the morning of the 5 th instant, and concluded at a late hour on thc 11th, thus having occupied six whole days. The parties whose guilt nr innocence was in question in this trial ore nil British convicts; thc jury cmpnnelled consisted of free men, tradesmen of this town,-who have been required to give six days to the trial-to expose their business to the disndvantnge and loss incident to their withdrawal from it-to leave it in some enses nt thc mercy of prisoner-servants ; nnd if not to sustnin the expense of putting up nt nn hotel, to throw that burden upon the colonial reve- nue. Thc service of a juror is in England the reasonable price which must bc paid for n great public protection ; but there it is occasional. Here it is extortionate-ana- logous rather to thc fixed, periodical service of a judge...
NEW NORFOLK MURDER. SUPREME COURT. CRIMINAL SITTINGS. Before His Honor Mr. Justice Montagu and a Civil Jury. CONTINUATION OF THE TRIAL OF ELIZA BENWELL. TUESDAY, 9TH SEPTEMBER, 1845. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 12 September 1845
NEW NORFOLK MURDER. SUPREME COURT. CMMINAI. SITTINGS. Before His Honor Mr. Justice Montagu and a Civil Jury. CONTINUATION OF THE TRIAL OF ELIZA BENWELL. TUESDAY, 9TH SEPTEMBER, 1845. Mr. Arthur Barker was called and sworn ; but aa Dr. Bedford was in attendance to give hU opinion of Dr. Dawe's evidence of the previous evening-, bU examination was taken first, and resulted in this-that from the evi- dence of Dr. Dawe, he (Dr. Bedford) could not form an opinion as to the cause of Jane Saunders's death. Mr. A. Barker then deposed that he was at Mr. Elwyn's house on the night of the ISth January ; he first went there before sundown, and leaving his horse, walked over to New Norfolk, to the Bush lan, whence he returned to Mr. Elwyn's about ten minutes past ten : Mr. and Mrs. Elwyn were in the parlour, with Mr. Guy and.Mr. Wells ; wit- ness was quite sure supper was on the table when he came in. but could not say whether there was a tray or a cloth, or whether supper had begun; witness had...
TRIAL BY JURY. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 16 September 1845
TRIAL DY JURY. WE have ever been of opinion that one of the most grievous burdens imposed upon this community by the convict system, is thc ordinary Trial by Jury of the prisoners. Thc increase of criminals not only obliges the employment of a constabulary force more suitable to a state of civil warfare than to tranquil times, and of expensive Courts sitting with thc frequency of a market where the necessaries of life arc to be sought ¡ but thc labour and responsibility of jury- men is accumulating with the most oppres- sive weight. A population which grows only by the addition of prisoners must of necessity furnish an increasing quota to the local gnols, and it requires the gravest con- sideration of the Colony whether the tax imposed upon thc time and money of free- men, may not lend them to regard thc jury law ns a curse, and impair the public re- gard for one of the noblest institutions which in England is eulogized ns thc palla- dium of liberty. While all constitutional means s...
THE OBSERVER. HOBART TOWN. TUESDAY, SEPT. 16. REVENUE AND EXPENDITURE. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 16 September 1845
THE OBSERVER. HOBART TOWN. TUESDAY, SEPT. Ifi. REVENUE AND EXPENDITURE. Tue usual abstract of thc revenue and ex- penditure of the colony lins been publish- ed. It exhibits a falling off in the ordinary Tevcnue for the second quarter of 1844, amounting to thc differencebetween £21,G42 ls. 5d., and £21,158 13s. 9d. In thc ex- traordinary revenue there is likewise a fall, amounting to thc difference between£12,2G 1 ls. ld., and £8,441 9s. lOd. In this last, however, we find that whereas the transfer from the military chest for the quarter of '44 was £11,600 10s. 5d. ; in that of '45 it amounted only to ¿6701 Gs lOd. But on the other hand, whereas the miscellaneous, including a loan from the Commercial Bank in '44 was £56 8s. 5d., in '45 it amounted to £7007 5s. Od. The laud revenue for the quarters compared has increased from £1,GG8 11s. ld., to £4,745 13s. lld. In thc expenditure-total civil-there is a reduction equnlling the difference between £7013 lGs. ld., and £G,830 ISs. 9d. The...
SHIP MAILS. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 16 September 1845
SHIP MAILS. For London, per Sonn of Commerce, on Wednes- day, 24th September, at 5 P.M. precisely. For Sydney, and for London, via Sydney, per J?aic/t^".'this day, at 4 P.M. For Sydney, via Launceston, per L'nion, this day, at 5 o'clock. For Adelaide, and Swan Uiver, via Adelaide, per Abeona, on Friday next, at noon.
[?]. HOBART TOWN, 15th SEPTEMBER, 1845. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 16 September 1845
¿Harftct*. ÏIOBAUT TOWN, 15th SïPTruniin, 1845. There is very little wheat brought to town; but while no large quantity is to bc purchased on the wharfs, when required, under Cs., yet small lots brought to market fetch no more than fis. 3d. Barley. 4s. Cd. to 5s. per bushel. Oats. 3s. 4d. ditto. Maize. 3s. fid. ditto. Hay, pressed .. £3 is. per ton. Ditto,loose.... £3 ditto Straw . 30s. to 10s. ditto. Potatoes. JC2 12s. Cd. per ton. Carrots. 3s. per doz. Eggs. Hld. ditto. Cabbage. ls. ditto. Cauliflowers .. ls. Gd ditto. Onion. 20s. cwt. Fowls. 2s. to 2s. Gd. per pair. Ducks. 3s. to 3s. Gd. ditto. Geese .3s. (id. to 4s. each. Turkeys . Gs. to 7s. ditto. Butter. ls. Gd. to ls. 9d. lb. Apples. 8s. to 12s. per bushel. Shingles . 5s. Gd. to Gs. per thousand. Sawn timber .. 5s. to Gs. per 100 feet. Posts nnd rails .. 18s. to 2.1s. ditto. Palings, broad.. 5s. 6d. to 7s. ditto. Ditto, narrow .. 4s. Gd. to 5s. ditto.
FARMER'S COLUMN. GOSHEN BUTTER MAKING. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 16 September 1845
F A.TIMER'S COLUMN. GOSHEN BUTTER MAKING. The November number of the American Agriculturist contains n very interesting; ar- ticle on this subject. The editor is describ- ing one of tho dairies of General Wickham, situated two miles from Goshen, Orange County, New York, a place famed for good butter. General Wickham hos 40 cows, which are regularly salted and kept in good pasture during summer; in winter each cow is kept in a stall, with a separate door to it, in a building two sides of a square, round a large yard. The cows are brought up to the yard night and morning, and regularly milked. Opposite the farm house is placed a tunnel into which the milk is poured as fast as a pailful is obtained from tho cows. A short perpendicular tin pipe connects the tunnel with a horizontal one, which is buried two feet under ground, out of the wny of the frost, and leads into the cellar of the house. When the milking operation is going on, a woman stands in the cellar with empty pans placed und...
POLICE OFFICE, BUCKLAND. 1st September, 1845. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 16 September 1845
PÖLICH OFFICE, BUCKLAND. ïit September, 1845. i viniera »>n "U recuiveci nt tina omeo, until Tuesday, the 2.1nl liny of September instant, for the supply of lirewood required for the Police Ollice anil Watch-house at this place, for twelve mouths from 1st October next. The quantity required will bc, from the 1st Oc- tober next tu 31st March, 18(6, 120 lbs. per diem ¡ and from the 1st April to 30th September. 181«, 3S0 lbs. per diem. The tenders to state the price per 100 lbs. I. FORSTER, Assistant Police Magistrate.
MEDICAL TESTIMONY. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 16 September 1845
MEDICAL TESTIMONY. ON Saturday, an action was tried in the Court of Queen's Bench, before Lord Den man and a special jury, under the following; circumstances :-The defendant, a gentleman of the name of Lowe, aged G4, but vigorous and healthy, was some two years back seized with a pain in his toe. Gout ? Even worse -spontaneous gangrene. He applied to a Mr. Baker, a surgeon at Hampton, and the plaintiff in the action, who administered stimulating medicines, with brandy, meat, and wine. Pleasant, perhaps, but wrong. At least in a few days the patient got rid of his toe, but not of his disorder. The latter spread over the foot, and Mr. Liston, the surgeon, who was called in, cut off that also, after having in vain tried to save it by the adoption of the " soothing system" the very reverse of Mr. Baker's, and con- sisting in the abandonment of " stimuli," in the administering of sedatives, and in tem- perance and quiescence. After that the plaintiff continued his attendance upon the def...
POLICE DEPARTMENT. 30th August, 1845. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 16 September 1845
POLICE DEPARTMENT. 30th August, 1845. Tenders Tor thc supply of fuel for twelve months fi om thc 1st October next, for the pinces, nnrl in the quantities under-mentioned, will be reeeivetl nt the Police Ofllce, Hobart, until Thursday, the 25th proximo; they are to be addressed to the Chief Police Magistrate, and marked outside " Tenders for Fuel." Wooil to be delivered at the Watch-house, New Town, in quantities nt the rate of 80 lbs. per diem in thc summer, and 320 lbs. per diem in thc »inter. Wood to he delivered a! thc Watch-houses nt Bridgewater, Kangaroo Point, and Glenorchy, in calamities at th«? rate of-10 lbs. per diem in thc summer, nnd 150 lbs. per diem in the winterst each Watch-house. The fuel to be delivered hy the Contractors in such quantities and at such times ns may be re- quired. Anv further information that may be required can bc nhninrd upon implication to thc Chief Clerk at this o RI ce. FRANCIS BURGESS, Chi'/ Police Xlaijiitratc.
LAUNCESTON. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 16 September 1845
LAUNCESTON. September 8.-Brig Julia, 110 tons, Tullock, master, from Portland Bay. Passengers-VVm. Learmonth, Esq., II. Lincoln. , Scplcmher 8.-Schooner Swan Hirer Packet, 79 tons. Wardle, master, from Port Arthur ; F. W. Townley, agent. DEPARTURES. Seplemhcr 8.-Brig Swan, 119 tons, Bell, master, for Port Phillip: .lames Haven, agent. Cabin passengers-Mr. II. Lynes, Mr. J. Austin, Mrs. Clarke and dnughter, Mrs. Thompson and doughier, Mr. C. Thomas, Mr. Griffin, Mr. Little- john, Mr. Armitage, Mr. James Armitage, Mr. Page, Mr. E. M. Sayers, Mr. C. M'Laren, and sixty-nine in the stcernge. IM TORTS. Vessels reported inwards during, the week. September 8.-Per brig Julia, from Portland Bay-18 head cuttle, Henty and Co. j 2 bundles bags, order. Scptcmher 8.-Per schooner Siran Uiver Packet, from Port Arthur-80 tons coals, U.M. Govern- ment. EXPORTS. Vessels reported outwards during the week. September 8.-Per brig Swan, for Port Phillip 41*1 bags wheat, Alison and Co. ; 55 sacks flour, Yate...
POLICE OFFICE, HAMILTON. 30th August, 1845. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 16 September 1845
POLICE OFFICE, HAMILTON. 30,A August, 1845. Tender« for die supply of Firewood for 12 months from 1st October next, for thc Police Ollice and Watch-house at Hamilton, will be received by me at this ofiicc until Saturday, 20th September next, at 10 o'clock, A.M. The price per lOOlbs. to be stated. Quantity required for each lire KiOlbs. daily in winter, and lOlbs. daily in bummer. W. TARLETON, Assistant Police Magistrate, j
Shipping Intelligence. HOBART TOWN. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 16 September 1845
¿Mjíjjpíng Intelligence. HOBART TOWN. ARRIVALS. September 13.-Schooner Osprey, 150 ton». Hunt, master, from Chinn 18th June, with tea. Passenger-ll. Burns, Esq. September lt.-Schooner Flying Squirrel, 86 tons. Young, master, from Port Phillip !0th September, with cattle and sheep. Passengers Mr. and Mrs. Boyd and five children, Mr. Porter, Mr. White, Mr. Warren. September 14.-Schooner Agenoria, I0G tons, Bentley, master, from Pon Alhert 10th September. September 14.-Brig Governor Phillip, I9C tons, Handley, master, from Port Arthur and Launces- ton, with troops. DEPARTimES. September 13.-Schooner Margaret, 50 tons, G. Clinch, master, for Adelaide, with a general cargo. September 13.-John anil Charlotte, 03 tons, Patterson, master, for Port Albert in ballast September 15.-Schooner JJreese, 28 tons, Moodcy, master, for Port Phillip. IMPORTS. Vessels reported inwards during the tceei. Per Figing Squirrel, from Port Phillip.-80 tierces beef, Maning Brothers ; 31 tierces beef, 6 tierces ...