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HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY. TUESDAY, 11TH SEPTEMBER, 1860. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 12 September 1860
11, mi jaeBBs HOUSE OP ASSEMBLY. Tuesday, 11th September, I860. Tho SPEAKER took the chair at 4 p.m. petition. Mr. DUNN presented a petion from certain mer- chants of Hobart Town against any alteration in the Tariff. NOTICES of motion. Dr, OFFICER to move to bring in a Bill to amend tho Now Norfolk Water Act. Mi. ROOKE to move to bring m a Bill to amend the Act regulating stage coaches. Mr. W. ARCHER to move an addiess praying the Governor to diiect Mr. Gould to exauiiuo and report on the coal fields of the Colony without delay. Mr. W. ARCHER to move that tho judgment de live! ed by Mr. Justice Moloswoith in the Supreme Court ot yictoria in the case of Horno v. Gilles discloses evidence giveu by Mr. Justice Home, the Puisne Judgo of tho Supremo Court of tips Colony, the effect of which is such as to produce entiro distrust of His Honor's decisions on tho Bench. That this nouse desiros to afford to the Puisne Judgo an oppoi tnnity of explaining the evidence jp question; and thmûforo ...
THE MERCURY. WEDNESDAY MORNING, SEPT. 12th, 1860. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 12 September 1860
THE MERCURY. WEDNESDAY MORNING, SEPT. 12th, I860. Im the Legislativo Council yostoiday, Mr. Wedoe, by permission, tho Standing Oidora being sus- pended for the purpose, on toi ed a piotost on tho journals on behalf of Capt. Lanooon and himself against the Matrimonial Causes Act. The Qnecn's Domain and Launceston Swamp Bill was road a second timo and committed. The motion for the second leading of the Royal Society's Land Bill was made an order of the day for Tues- day noxt. The Electoial Rolls Validity Bdl was read a third time and passed, as was also the Sum- mary Procedure Bill. The Launceston Corpoiation Act Amendment Bill vv as read a second time, and the several Clauses wen» agi cod to in Committee. The House then went into Committee on the Land Purni Supplementary Appi opriation Bill Having resumed the General Revenue and Supple- mentary Bill was i end a second timo. Some Statistical i elm us were ordeicd on the motion of Mr. Cauter. The Launceston Loan Bill was read a tliiul ...
SHIPPING. PORT OF HOBART TOWN. COASTERS INWARDS. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 12 September 1860
.SHIPPING. I PORT OF HOBABT TOWN. COASTERS INWARDS. September 11.-Happy Jack, from North West "Bay,~with potatoes and timber; Charlotte, Tas- man' 8, Peninsula, with she-oak. ENTEEED OUT. September 11.-Pilot, schooner, 191 tonn, Burke, for Invercargill, New Zealand. September 11.-Alarm, brig, 190 tons. Mitchell, for Sydney. September 11.-Balmoral, schooner, 107 tons. King, for Otago, New Zealand. SAILED. September 11.-Eucalyptus, for Melbourne, via Birch's and Taylor's Boy.
EVENING SITTING. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 12 September 1860
I EVENING SITTING. J . Mr, GREGSON beforo the House went into Committee complained of the want of explanation by the government with reference to money bills ; they hou been discussed in another place, but no details had been submitted to that Ifonse.but other lion, members on the other side had been allowed to oner explanations ; ho considered that this was unbecoming on the part of the hon. the Colonial Secretary, and also unconstitutional, and he for one protested against it. The COLONIAL SECRETARY roplied, and ad initted that with respect to some items an omission hod occurred, for which he (the Colonial Secretary) was however not responsible. Tho bon, member liad maila pharges larger than he could sustain, and with i egard to the lal ger items for the next year, they were placed on tljo table in detail for the use of bon. members, IN COMMITTEE, The Committeo resumed the consideration of the remaining items in the Lund Fund Supplementary Appropriation Bill. Education, .£2,038 10...
MISCELLANEOUS SHIPPING. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 12 September 1860
MISCELLANEOUS SHIPPING. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; At sundown last evening, a vessel not made out (supposed to be the Heather Bell from London) and a brigantine were off Fluted Cape. &nbsp; The Runnymede, having undergone thorough cleaning and overhaul, went into the stream yesterday morning previous to proceeding on her &nbsp; whaling voyage. .The Eucalyptus went down the river yesterday to take in timber for Melbourne from Birch's and Taylor's Bay. &nbsp;
PARLIAMENT OF TASMANIA. LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 11TH. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 12 September 1860
PARLIAMENT OF TASMANIA. -^_ LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. Tuesday, September 11th. Tub PRESIDENT took his scat at five minutes past 4 o'clock, PETITIONS. Mr. WEDGE presented a petition from Mr. J "W. Kirwan praying that a Committee bo appointed to enquire into certain statements which had been mode respecting hiin. Received and read. Mr. BUTTON presented a petition from the Mayor, Aldermen, and burgesses of Launceston iu favor of the Launceston Corporation Act. Received mid read. Mr. WILSON presented a petition from certain met chants, bankers, traders, and others, of Hobart Town against a revision of the tarin' with a view to protective duties. Keceived and read. NOTICES OP MOTION, Mr. WEDGE and Mr. WILSON to movo to" morrow that Iho petitions presented by them to-day bo printed. Mr. WEDGE to ask the Colonial Socrotary to- morrow whether any seizuro of smuggled goodB hod been lately niado.tho description oï the goods, and if any prosecution had been instituted against the parties implicated...
COMMERCIAL. HOBART TOWN MARKETS. Mercury Office, Tuesday Afternoon. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 12 September 1860
COMMERCIAL. ? HOBART TOWN MARKETS. Mercury OJjlce, Tuesday Aflenwon. Scarcely any wheat was offering to-day, and 7s 6d is given as,the market vuluo. For oats and barley there is no inquiry to speak of. Loose hay is not coming in very plentifully, but prices aro unaltered, loose nt Ü3 103 to XO 10s per ton according to quality, und country pressed at jeStoJBG. Potatoes remain at £5 to M 10s, with not much doing. ".': There is nfair local demand for flour and prices ' 'are steady at Ü19 per ton for Hour from tho best ''.Monia! wheat. ' Bran is unchanged.
EVENING SITTING. EXPIREE PAUPERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 12 September 1860
m EVENING SITTING. EXPIREE PAUPERS. ' Di'. BUTLER inovod that an address lie pre- sented to His Excellenoy tlfe Governor, praying that His Excellenoy will be pleased to plaee a sum of money on the estimates to be expended in con- veying to England all those persons whose main- tenance js at present unfairly made a obarge on the oolony,and,after referring to the arguments made on previous occasions, said that every topic in that oonnexion was worn threadbare,every remonstrance to the Home Government exhausted, and seeing that this was so, that all representations from Tas- mania on the Biibject were throated as so much wastepaper, and were consigned to neglect, it seemed to him that no other course than that he was then suggesting could stir the British Government to a sense of the colony's claims and its own respon- sibility. The resolution might seem abrupt and to savour of rudeness, but evoii so there was hut one choice for that Houso, the choice between the guilt of rudeness or o...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 12 September 1860
fí Hourly' expected, 70 Head î, iChoice Fat Cattle, Ex "Eclipse. W. A. GUESDON & CO, "Will Sell by Public Auction, the Government Slaughter Houbc Yardsi mmediatcly on urrival of the " Eclipse, ' now due, 70 Head Prime Fat CATTLE, ii ¿J > I Ex. 'Eclipse La ! Terms as usual &lt;v! t Tuesday, it>tli September b _ BELMONT CANDLES, OATMEAL, i NUTS, More or less Damaged, Ex Heather Bell. , MESSRS. BUEN & CO Will Sell by Auction, At their Mart, Eli7abcth«street, On TULSDAY next tho 18th instant At 11 o'clock Tor tho benefit of the underwriter? ex Ilcalhci Bell | ¡ I W, S underneath, ~l Af\ BOTTS Prices Patent Belmont J-UjU SPE1WI CANDLES, 25 each 20 Barrels oatmeal &lt; 5 Do ntols All moro or less damaged TeriUH -Cash | I Tuesday, 18th September. .Six Cases Iron Bedsteads, Two Cases Children's Cots, Eight Cases . Register Stoves, More or less damaged, ex Hcatliei Bell i ( MESSRS. BURN Ä, CO. . Will sell by auction At their Mart, rii/ubeth-strcot, lON T...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 12 September 1860
CATALOGUE OF A PORTION OF THE STOCK OF NEW AND SECOND HAND BOOKS, Much Reduced in Price, &nbsp; FOB SALE OR EXCHANGE, AT W. WESTCOTT'S LIBRARY, 63 and 65, Collins-street, A liberal allowance made to purchasers of a quan- tity for cash. Orders received for Books from England. Divisional Catalogues, No. 1 and 2, may be had gratis, consisting of 2500 works on General History, &nbsp; Biography, Voyages, Travels, Divinity, &c., not included in this, Circulating Library-Terms -Annual Subscrip- tion, L1.1s. Half-yearly ditto, 12s. Quarterly &nbsp; ditto, 6s.6d. Monthly ditto, 2s.6d. One set of &nbsp; &nbsp; 3 vols., 6d. Single vol. 3d. per week. Open from 7 in the morning to 7 in the evening, on Satur- day till 8 in the evening. Catalogues of 1200 works or 6000 vols, may be had for one shilling. Books and Libraries bought. (Continued from Wednesday, September 6.) UNIVERSAL Library, viz., Anson's Voyage, 1s. 6d. ; Koeinyfey Japan, 1s, 6d. ; St...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 12 September 1860
BIRTHS. Yesterday at 27 Davey-street, in this city, Mrs. Rowland FARRER of a son. 12 s DEATHS. At his late residence, Brisbane Place, Brisbane- street, on the 8th inst., JOHN CLEGHORN, aged 58 years. The funeral will take place on Wednesday, the 12th inst., at 3 o'clock. Friends are respect- fully invited to attend. s12
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 12 September 1860
'For Twofold Bay and Sydney. '".. .' TO SAIL ON SEPT. 15thi ?". -'. 'THE ¡ Clipper'. Barque ' ! v>p;,'e' "T-iV'- :'..":: . .dOOTonB, ?. ., _ . Robert Thompson, Commander.: : Having-been unexpectedly detained, will sail positively on SATURDAY next. Apply on ; board,'New Wharfy- or --??« ???:? '. ??: JAMES MORLING,-. ?-, ?;., -A:.:-! -,.; ;:.';!::.;: OldWhnjf. Steam to Melbourne. The: Launceston & Melbourne Steam Nat igntion Co's Boyal "MaiV Steam* Ship «BLACK SWAN," Aibxandsit . T. ,_._-T !WoóD8J .ConiTflandcr, ' will 'leave'tne "Côïnpany.'s Wharf,, Launceston, on 'FBIDÁY^he Hth,Septeniber,á,t'll o'clock a.m. ','.' For Fréight'br passage, .",'iï''V~ '." ;.'iX -, ,'.rApply,to',,"?;. _!;;Vr ;.:V T'¡;":::.' :." ..george fishes. liTt-'-«.'i\,.,\--. .,¡ i.- -, '-..-,;.-? v";:, ?'..'. Agent. .,,i.¡Wliavfi Launceston; .. i,. ¡«?""/September 7. 1860. :i. .,: sl3 |!''Vy'' ,; Steam to Melbourne. , ?' £:' Seitmjttl-.Tjickéts.',:;,. Return Tickets. . THETÏ B. N. Company's Steamship W$...
POLICE OFFICE. TUESDAY,—11TH SEPTEMBER 1860. BEFORE Mr. Tarleton, Police Magistrate; and Thomas Giblin, and Alfred Kennerley, Esqrs. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 12 September 1860
POLICE OFFICE. &nbsp; &nbsp; TUESDAY.—11th SEPTEMBER, 1860. BEFORE Mr. Tarleton, Police Magistrate; and Thomas Giblin, and Alfred Kennerley, Esqrs. Two disturbers of the peace were fined 5s. each, and one offender was fined 5s. for making use of obscene language. Common Disturbers, &c.— Patrick Maher was bound over himself in £10, and two sureties in £5 each to keep the peace for three months, in default to be committed for that period, and Emma McGuiness was sentenced to a like term of impri- sonment for indecent conduct in the public streets. Neglecting to join Ship.— Robert Somers, was charged with neglecting to join the Runnymede &nbsp; in pursuance of articles. The defendant now said he was willing to return to his ship and Captain Bayley withdrew the charge. Stealing from a Boat.— William Pledge was brought up on remand charged by Constable Sadler with stealing a sail from the river craft "Fly" the &nbsp; property of William Young. A pri...
THE LATE SUICIDE. ADJOURNED INQUEST. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 12 September 1860
THE LATE SUICIDE. &nbsp; ADJOURNED INQUEST. Tim inquest appointed to inquire into the death of the late George Simkin Arnold met yesterday by adjournment at the Gordon Castle, A''gylo-stroet, when the evidence of Drs. Ifceu and Turuloy was taken, Dr. Keen ¡toted tliat he saw the body of the deceased in the dead house at tl)o Hospital on the 5th instant. Witness had frequently attended him for tie doloreum, to severe attacks of which ho was subjected, and for which witness had to administer largo doses of op>uip, Witness always considered deceased to suffer habitually from melancholy madness. He had strong aniinalpossious, which he indulged occasionally, with intervals of remorse and better feeling. His physical health was suffering at tho same time from depressive re action.andhis miud sympathised in that depression. Ho was a very clover mechanic, and a ínan of superior miud in some respects, but deficient in Others, such as moral control. Dr. Turnloy doposod to making a ...
TO THE EDITOR OF THE MERCURY. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 12 September 1860
' TO THE EDITOR OF THE MEE0UBT. Sib,-You havo done mo an injustice hi stating that I was anxious to prevent a call of the House to consider Mr. Archer's motion. I am of opinion that there ought to bo such a coll, although it may be evaded, but I do think that to bring any im- portant motion on, without its being on the paper, ,18 wrong in principle, aud opposed to the Pai'liu uentarypracticeofeverydcliberativeAssembly. The delay of a few days surely can bo ol'no serious in- convenience; and I yet hopo that such a com so will be followed. Tour obedient ¡servant, EDWARD ABBOTT. Bellerive, 8th September, 1800. The General Hospital.-In alluding to the medical gentlemen who give their services gra- tuitously to the General Hospital, we omitted the name of Dr. Bright, Junior. This gentleman has been most assiduous in his attendance at the Hos- pital, nor was it with any intention of underrating the value of his services that his name was not mentioned. In fact the omission waa purely ac- ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 13 September 1860
Two Pounds Reward, STOLEN or Strayed from Lake Crescent, two Horses, one a dark brown horse, stands about fourteen hands high, near hind foot white, had a bullock hide tether on, the other is a dark brown horse, between twelve and thirteen hands high, off hind foot white. If stolen the above reward will be given upon conviction, and if strayed any person giving such information as will lead to their recovery will be rewarded bj me. 13 s , F. J. TUCKER. Public Pound, Antill Ponds. IMPOUNDED by Thomas Collins, Antill Ponds, 10th September, 1860, a brown Hare, aged, white star on forehead, white mark down nose, near hind fetlock white, saddle marka on back, four shoes on, no brand visible. Damages claimed, Is. ; poundage fees food and water, Is. Cd. per diom. If the above animal be not claimed and re« deemed within the time allowed by low it will be sold by me at the said pound, on WEDNES- DAY the 3rd of October, 1800, according to the provisions of the Impounding Aet. CHARGES DRABLE, ...
COMPENSATION. (FROM THE TIMES, 26TH JUNE.) [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 13 September 1860
COMPENSATION. (from the times, 2Gth June.) When the terrible word " compensation" is seen in the debates of last night, the prescient public will at once have a passing sensation of the same sort as that which used to be inspired by the magio words " Stand and deliver" on Hounslow-heath. The common on which these outrages are committed in these days is the domain of the law. No reform can there be done till a numerous body in possession of the ground have beeu bought off on tho hand- somest terms-terms handsomer by far than the cleverest Irish tenant ever exacted out of the weakness of landlord. As a matter of course, the cost of the compromise must be thrown on the Consolidated Fund. Such was the proposal which last night disturbed the grave security of the House,threw Her Majesty's Attorney-General into a paroxysm of peevish» ness.and nearly shipwrecked a necessary measure. Sir li. Bethell Las tied to bis Bankruptcy Bill a modest proposal for compensation to the atouunt of £20,000...