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Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Mercury — 11 May 1857
Loyal Soirhern Star Lodge, &lt; .'? Held at Sir George Arthur Inn, Campbell. ; street, Hobart Town, a Gth Mav, J 857. QIB, AND BROTHER,-I em rcqtieited by O the N.G. to inform you, thnt in consequence of-certain advertisements whkh have tccentty ap- peared in the public pipers, tin judicial to jour professional interests, a lesoiuuon was brought forward and passed last night in open lodge, of which the annexed is a cop}, and which you are at liberty to make whatever use of you may deem expedient. Deeply regretting that you should have been subjected to such annoyance, and asHiiriug you ef the high esteem you arc held in by this lodge, 1 have the honour to remain, Yours fraternally, In the bonds cf the Older, James Mlucii, Perm. Sec. To J. Smait,Esq, Maccniaric-slrcet. , COPY OF RESOLUTION. Loyal Southern Stir Lodge, &lh May, 1857. "In consequence of certain imputations lia\mg recently passed through fhe public popéis, tending (if not refuted) to injure the profession...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Mercury — 11 May 1857
For Melbourne. THE Fine Fast-sailing BARQUE DON PEDKQ II. 'john Giant Commander, w th qiv'ck des patch. , Fpr freight or passage apply only to the Captain on board. > William Ivey & Co. April 28th. , EUROPEAN AND AUSTRALIAN ROYAL MAIL COMPANY ("Limited) The following, or othormagtiificont Screw Steam Bhips belonging to the Company will ho dis Satched from Hohson's Bay with her Majesty's fails for Southampton (» ia Suce and Alex indna) touching at King George's Sound and Point do Galle, asunder : Horse 1857 Tons power Captain March 15... European ..23S0 . .. 530 .. - April 15 . . Columbian ...2300 . .. 530 .. - .. 550 .. Hyde .. 750 .. -.-.. ..'2440.. .. fi30 .. Coopei ne : Rates of passage money from Mclbonr , , £ , £ To King George's Sound .. 20 15 Point d¿ Gallé ... . . .. 00 45 Aden.~. .. 80 a CO Alexandria,. .. 105 a 80 Malta. .. 110 90 Southampton ... . .. 120 100 PaBScngéri going to Marseilles can only be hooked to Malta, but the Company Will have a steamer at Malta...
FINGAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Mercury — 11 May 1857
FINGAL. Mr. Stieglitz has resigned his seat in the &nbsp; House of Assembly as the Representative of the district of Fingal, and a writ has been issued for the election of a gentleman to serve in his stead. A requisition, signed by some of the most influential Electors, has been received by Mr. Francis Smith, in which they express their confidence in his ability and in his desire to advance the best interests of the Country: and invite him to offer himself as a Candidate for the vacancy caused by the reti- rement of their esteemed representative Mr. Stieglitz. To this invitation Mr Francis Smith has responded, and will leave town, we believe, for Fingal, this day. The nomina- tion has been fixed for the 14th instant, and, in the event of a contest, the poll will be taken on the 18th.
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. ARRIVED [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Mercury — 11 May 1857
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. May Otli-Duncin Hoyle, steamer , 200 tons, Mc Lachlan, from East Coast, with wheat and sun- dries. Agent-A. G. Webster DEPARTURES. May 9th-Sword Fish, schooner 103 tons, Roberts for Melbourne. May 9.-Tasmania, steamer 285 tons Clinch, for Sydney, passengers cabin-Mr Hood, Crosbie, Goldboroug, Miss Harrex, Miss Taylor, Mr& Mrs Tiffin, Miss. Macpherson and servant, Miss Hamil- ton, Mr Hurst, Mr Crow, Mr P. Hall. Steerage, &nbsp; Wm Platt, Margaret Platt, Saml. Lamonie, Henry Bell, Thomas Byrne & wife, John Ashbury, John Abignil, Win Pr.itt, Jns. Whitbread and wife, F. Thompson. Thoi Robinson, E. CIcgg. Ellen Dun- hill. Jas Currie, Mary Howard. John Kelly. Geo Beale, Thos Tarry, Michael & Ellon McDonald, Win Thomson, John Permnn, W. Liudsuy. Agent C. Toby. EXl'ORT3. Per Sword Fish for Melbourne.-60 tons stone, 50,000 paling, 30,000 ft timber, 90 bullock poles, 5 tons boy, Order. Per Tasmania for Sydney-850 bundles shingles 2300 ft ...
POLICE INTELLIGENCE. FRIDAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Mercury — 11 May 1857
POLICE INTELLIGENCE. FRIDAY. Before F, Burgess. Esq. and Thos. Giblin Esq. Night Charges.-Three drunkards were fined twen ty shillings. Three disturbers of the peace were fined five shillings each. Michael Daley and John Flowers were charged with being idle and disorderly. Thev were admonished and discharged. Assault.--Mary Jane Smale of Murray Street complained of Julia Hart for having on the 3rd ilutant employed towards her threatening language, which will not bear repetition, and prayed that the said Julia Hart might be bound over to keep the peace. Miss Smale swore that the defendant had not only used the language complained of towards her, but that «he also struck her in the public atreefv. She had no malice or ill will towards the defendant; although silo was in fear that some bodily harm would be done to her. Bv Mr. McDowell. The same language wa* used on the Saturday and Sunday-and the defen- dant bad struck her on both occasions. She was housekeeper to a young man who rente...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Mercury — 13 May 1857
AMATEUR PERFORMANCE. AS A COIPLIiuSNmî BENEFIT THURSDAY EVENING, MAY21.1857 UND:t THÏ OISTINCUISHHD PATRONAOE'OF «jlDi» GJjeccWervci. th* 'tpoewvoi., Who 1ms intima1«! his intention to honor the perfor" manees with hi» presence. UTOH WHICK OCCASION, c81 lila tem» jttim'i»!»«/ oj- HíLtoivcfc tïetccuaï The Splendid Bind of H. M. 12th Rc¿t. w11' be in attendance. The performances will commence w ith Morris Barnott's Potito Pr.rn i, entitled MONSIEUR JACQUES. To bo polIowcd by Shirli Brooks' Petite Comedy of ANYTHING FOR A CHANGE. To conclude with the laughable farce of SLASHER AND CRASHER Admission h) Tlcke's onlv, to ha obtaine J from the following Gentlemen , C. B. BltEWEB.'Esq. | H. MAULE, Esq 'A. WEUSTEK, Esq. And at the Cou'ier and Mercury Offices, Applications for Private Boxes to be made at tho Mer- cury office only Tickets far all par's of the House, (except Private Bo\cs and Gallery) 5s. each, Ga'lery for which 200 Tickets only will be Issued, 2s each. Private Boxes at the rat...
AMATEUR P. R O. MA[?]CE. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Mercury — 13 May 1857
AMATEUR P rl O, MA-.CB. The forlHconiinp amateur Jj rfnririaneè at the Theatre Rfiya', as a compliment ifjr benefit t'> the Lessee, is likely to prove one "t the most splend d affnirs ever ) et witnessed in I' siain/a. , The gen Wemen who sustain the. choritctefs-the dr> muli» personáe-are well known in pi i vate life for their apnreri itio i of the Drama, and -everal of them hive airealy sustained arduous parts as Amateurs, with gieat ability. Matty of nur readers will remember with how much tctat the amateur perfoririartce weitt off in th* Old Victoria, and We have rea-on to believe that, undoilhted_ns was the Mlcee«S Willett attended the histrionic eftnrts »hen made, the ensuing one willehlib'etiienj.ln evt¡rjr way. His Ex .ellenry, accompanied Hy Lady Yriiirltt, lias siánifletl His m tent'on of honoring the Theatre Royal with lils pre. sence on the occasion ; and ninat of the elite are securing tiekets. I'he splendidband, too, i fthe 12th Ueaimeiii has been kindly permitte...
LATEST DATES. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Mercury — 13 May 1857
LATEST DATES. England . .Sun Francisco . New York. ... Cape of Good Hope. Mauritius. Singapore. Ceylon . China . Calcutta . Bombay . Valparaiso . Australimi Colonies, vk : Yirtori.i . Sydney. Adelaide. New Zealand. South Australia. 16th. i Fei 17th. ! Fei 2nd. Fei 20th. Fei Ilth. Ma 27th. Jan 7th. Jan 5tb. Foi) 13th. Keb 21t h. Jan 10th. Jan 8tb. Mny 1st. Mav 23rd. Apr 3rd. Apr 4th. '. Moy
AGENTS FOR THIS JOURNAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Mercury — 13 May 1857
AOßJsrS FOR THIS JOURNAL. Solarion.Mr. Lam-ance Elizabelh-slreel " .Qeor¡¡e Burt, Liverpool-street Kalaroo Point ..'.MrLeakt Launceston, Carrick, Westbury, Perth, Ecaudate, and Longford. Mr Cr Steicari Green Ponds'.....'.'.*."..'...'.. Mr Speen Franlclin,and th-e Huon. Mr Qrmi (Sorell, Pitmaier and Forcett . Mt ueu*ti Melbourne, Victoria .Messrs. Ootann and Ooleh London, Ireland, Scotland .Messrs *? AOjai Liverpoit and the Isle of Man .Messrs lPilnu>
SUPREME COURT YESTERDAY. [?]INOS IN BANCO. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Mercury — 13 May 1857
SUPREME COURT YES KERI)* Y. «ITTINOJ It* BASCO, Befóte their rlohorsSin Valentine .Fleming; Chief Jus tice,, and Mr Justice Horne, , . In re Snil h i) Bacon Mr Brewer stated, that this wis »n action brought hy M iry Ann Smith against Samuel Bacon, and was set down for hearing at the last sittings of the Supreme Court ; a verdict h uvever «al taken b) consent &lt;>f both parties for ?23, su j"ct to a refer enc to Mr Sorell. An order Wai Hmwn up and signed hy Mr lustfe» Hume oil the ISth of J i¡iüary for the pilrp >se of carrying out the arbitration, and directing John \IçQueer. t¡, Matice, and S nniiel Bncnll to attend to he cakáiiiiiíi'd As witnesses; Klc Queer w4s dulv sen ed with the order, but had not attended, and he Mr Brewer, wished to upp'y to their Honors to m ike the order of reference, and the order of the lith if January rules of Court : the learned counsel made his application on the course prescribed n Bagley's Practice, and cited that work, in support of ...
MISCELLANEOUS SHIPPING [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Mercury — 13 May 1857
MISCELLANEOUS SHIPPING! Another Chance roa Life.-The Bristol Mirror stites ilint' \lr. Joseph Tucker of the firm of Hoskins a"d Tucker, of th >t city, has invented a sif&lt;ity poup f>r ships, and which is ada ted to both ordinary und steam vessels. In case of foundering or fire the poop is eapible of being imuiedia ely detached and c inverted into u raft, while provision is made for »tearing it. 'Proposed Beacom on the PbatasIShoals. In the Home of Commons, on Tiwsilay night, the honorable member for Lincoln directed the atten- tion of Parliament to the necessity which at present exists for the erection of a beacon or lighthouse on the Pratas Shoal-, in the China Seas. 'That ic is much required by ships engaged in the China trade admits ot no doubt; liutth.it British ships should alone bear the expenses or its erection and susteu. ance is very'objectionable. Whatever may be the extent of the privileges enjoyed by this country in navigating the China Seas, it is quite ...
ABOLITION OF THE "CLEARING" S Y S T E M. To the Editor of the Mercury. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Mercury — 13 May 1857
ABOLITION OF THE "CLEARING S Y S TEM. To tho Editor of the Metcury. Sir,-A very salutary alteration has been effec- ted by the new Port Act, in reference to clearing outward-bound vessels in the ports of this colony, and which rame into operation on the 1st instant 'The police can now only interfere to prevent the departure of prisoners of the crown, when such are known to be on hoard, and in cases of free persons charged with felony, or against whom a warrant or capias has been issued. The customs authorities are not now obliged to have a list of passengers forwarded, as heretofore, twenty-four hours before clearing outward, nor is any list required to be sent to the Police Magistrate ; special clearances are also dispensed with. Thus, it will be seen that a very inconvenient and unnecessary arrangement hak b«en nhil »hod, nnd that every Inhabitant of Tam spi» win ' . 'iifring. d n» law, may leave thv po'ony Ui..tilticM4 aid unquestioned by an over ofSçipU* DO,jCvti.H, ft ft I»» ft...
MAURITIUS [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Mercury — 13 May 1857
MAURITIUS We have some interesting intelligence from the Mauritius, via Adelaide: The Anglo-French Company's mail steamer Governor Higginson, with the overland mails of the 10th and 26th January, reached Port Louis on the l*t March. The passage from Aden was inada in 11 days. Lindsay's line of steam postal communica- tion, via the Cape to Mauritius, Ceylon, Madrai,and C ilcutta, is denounced as a failure It, U affirmed by the Commercial Gratte that all the vessels have exceeded their contract time. Under such eireum-taiices, tlio colony very reasonably objects to paying any Bubsidy to the Company. Rclerrin j to these colonies, the Commercial Gazette observes that " at no time has Aus- tralia been able to entertain so prompt a means of communie ition with England as is no* afforded by way of Mauritius." It is aäsertea, that with one quarter of the sum now paid for the monthly service with E igland via Aden and Ceylon, the Au-tralian colonies would be itt a position to secure a second...
MUNICIPAL COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Mercury — 13 May 1857
MUNICIPAL COUNCIL. Paesent-'Ms Worship the Mnyor, and Aldermen Rheuben, Sim«, Seabrook, and Mc kle. * ' The minutes of the last meeting were read and confirmed. T le usual changes of occupancy were read by the Citv Collector, and ordered to he in- serted in the Assessment Roll . a number of empty houses were reported. In reply to the Mayor, the City Collector stated, that there were as many houses now empty as there were two months ago. A letter was read from Tubby and Padman eomplaining of a drain, leading from Harring- ton to Liverpool-streets, and damaging their premises. Referred to the City Surveyor, to report thereon to the Public Works Commit- tee. . &lt;. A letter was read from Mr. Cooley, Omni- bus Proprietor, calling the attention of the Council to the establishment of a stand in TJathurst-street. The Mayor did not think the letter could be entertained, as the Council had already de- cided upon the omnibus st inds. ' A short discussion ensued, when Alderman Itheube...
GENERAL POST OFFICE. 13th May, 1[?]57. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Mercury — 13 May 1857
GENERAL POST OFFICE. 13th May, 1.-57. QHIP MAILS will be closed at this officers | jj under:- - j For Loudon v u Suez and Marseilles per Simila, this day at 5 p.m. ' For London, via Suez Mid Southampton Simila, this day, at 5 p.m. For Mediterranean Ports, via Suez, per Simila, this day at 5 p.m. t For India, China, Mauritious and Cape of Good Hope via Po nt de Galle, per Simila, 'this day at 5 p.m. i ' ' . j Foi Sydney and Adelaide via Melbourne, per j Royal Sheyherd this day at 6 p.m. ,-ij,"/ " For Melbourne via Launceston, > per Royal Shepher'u, this day at 6 30 p.m. F.C. Smith. _ , Postinaster-Cieueral.
COMPARATIVE STATEMENT OF THE REVENUE FOR THE QUARTERS ENDED 31ST MARCH 1856 AND 1857 RESPECTIVELY. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Mercury — 13 May 1857
COMPARATIVE STATEMENT OF THE REVENDE FOR THE QUARTERS ENDED 31 sr MARCH 1850 AND J857 UESHECT1VELÏ. The following abstract is made from the statemeut, published in yesterday's Gazette, showing a decrease on the present quarter oi no less a ¡mm, tliuu £56,027 12s 9J. lu the Customs tho first item " spirits" shows an in- crease of £815 Ids. 5d., and ou ''other goods" £1461) 8s. 2d ; Tobacco has decreased £76 Is ; Wharfage £400 2s. 3d., au I seiz- ures 3a : the total increase being £2270 3s 7d and the total decrease £485 6s. 3d, Li^ht House dues show an increase of £138 5s., and under the item Territorial the following result is exhibited : sale of public lauds by auction, to £41)90 13s. 7d., increase £39 ISsj ditto by preemption, for the quarter last year £3127 10s; for the present, £500, decrease £2627 10s. Leases for public lands, decrease £17 8s. 5d; quit rents de- crease £77 Us 6d ; Royalty in coals, decrease £20 Is. 7d. In the Miscellaneous sources ot the revenue, as routs, tolls...
HOBART TOWN PRICE CURRENT Corrected up to five o'clock on Saturday Evening last [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Mercury — 13 May 1857
HOBART TOW.V PlilOß CDIMEXT' Corrected tip to five o'claclc on Saturday Evening last .¿£2? % BEEP-Ochábale) Ale, Bass's No 2 perdozl' 15» 0(2 Worthingion and Robinson'sK No 3 per Mid 01 Us »d Alsopp's'No :i,perhlul «lilli Od Ditto pale East India' per hhd /') 5> ' Uiî io lit 10» d &lt;Other brands per hhd IS Iii« Qd to li) Alsopp's per dozen II* lid-lo I -slid Hy mi's ! I» lM> to II» lid Duckworth'* 1 '* ''&lt;2 to II" ~>d Bryant and Davis s 12« d to MU "d Marzetti's IU (it/ io 11» id Hubert's Us Od io 10» Oif Otherbottlers,\ la to 12». Porter, Barclay''*, per hhd l'i Bs a io 27 II'* Elliott and Walney's per hhd Iii > s (Id io fj II» Oin«- oi-aad» 2«. in» Od io 27 &lt;1» "(2 ZVneman's X per hhd Iß 5s (Id to Iii 5» lid Trueman's XX per hhd Vi» 10» Oat lo Iii l'i» d Taylors stout per hhd V¡ li» ''d to 17 KI» (la Byass's quarts per doz 12s 'id io KI» (»&lt;2 Whitbread's stout per doz Ms m to 1.-» Od Mar:elli's porter per doz \~is > ti io ....
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Mercury — 13 May 1857
dan---mm h m ii-fc-^-» HjjpKfc, INI ALLIBLr REMEDY-HOLLO 1 ^A,YS OINTMENT "Certain Cu'-e for Sore Eyoáf Copy of a lester* fr°a> Sfr. Lorimer Fison, of Melbourne, dated June, «54 ii* Professor Hollovay, Sir,-I have much pleasure ia giving my test! monv to the fccneftcial effect of your Ointment dud. Pills, the hot Minds pre\ahrtthere, duimg the »uimúer, ate scry piejudicial to the eyes, and cause a v erv pumful complaint, accompanied by u scalding discharge there- from, which too fre «yécyatly results m total blindness, an acquaintance of mine had the imsfoitune to be a terrible sufferer (From this milad), and having a pot of your Omt nrient by mc, I persuaded him lo apply1 a little of it where he "felt the sorciiess,merely to alleviate ?tfic pdm, (for I did not imagine for an instant that it-Would remove the complaint ) He called on mc tots next morning and I n -is aBtonished at the dif- ference caused oy that single application, the in fkmmation had nearly disuppcaied, and aller...
SINGAPORE. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Mercury — 13 May 1857
SINGAPORE. We have Singapore papers lo' tile I4th* February. Attempted Mürdtir.-A most sbww i»g attempt at murder was made on Saturday«»»« ening in the plantation of Hadjee Jaffar «mi Puleti Tikong Bezar. The vietira is an el- derly woman mimed Mab Ooiitong, wh atL that time seems to have been alone at homet A man named Abdul Rahman, an inhabitant; of a village at Ayer Goraimrmi, near Ttmnaht Merah Bezar. came and asked the woman for ' rice and one dollar, which, she gave him, but. the villain observing tlmt she «as in tim pus* session of more money-say 12' to IA dvollara -made a most savage attack upon her, cut her across the head, the neck the left leg, Ihe right a m, and left her for dead. Mr. Wabafr, receiving intelligence of the event, directed sub inspector Marquard to' make ihe necess- ary inquiries, and if possible to secure the. criminal, Sergeant Gibbons- was also sent to» the spot ; hut Marquard had already ascer t iaed the facts, and knowing AMul Rahman. and his residenc...
ABSTRACT OF SALES [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Mercury — 13 May 1857
ABSTRACT OF SALES Messrs. Brent & Westbrook ; 'This day, at the Government Slaughter Yards- Lawrenny beef and mutton. To morrow, ut the Mart-Un reseived sale of the Hobart Town patent Brickworks valuable hbrory of bo >ks. Messrs Worl. y & Frodslnm ; To-morrow, at the Mai t-Valuable plots of lund at the Kerma- dec River, Huon ; pre-emptive right to 500 acres 01 land at the Huon ; vases, wine- glasses, images, cherry cordial, porter, case gin, raspberry vinegar, coffee, Irish butter, * Dutch ditto, tea, Liverpool soap ; on the pre- mise», Lake Tiberias-steers; heifers, ewes, wethers, curt and saddle horses. Mr. G. A Kemp; Th.s diy, at the Cio's Marsh fat w ethers, ewes, wurktng bullocks, milch cows, cart hoise. " Mr. W. A. Guesdon; This dny, at the New" M -rt-Huu-ehold furniture, statues, and other effects ; also, full-sized rose-wood cottage piano.