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POLICE INTELLIGENCE. THURSDAY, DEC. 28. Symons v. Cousins. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobarton Mercury — 1 January 1855

POLICE INTELLIGENCE. TiiunsD.vY, DEC 28. Symons v. Cousins. This waa an information utrain st Richard "'Cousins,, of the Canterbury Inn, who was Charged by the Chief Constable with harbor in ir Budget Mahoney.u transported absconded offender. Mr. Knight appeared for. the de- fendant. The woman was called, and dis- tinctly swore that she hail never told defend- ant she wits a prisoner, hut had represented herself asa free tn<rned woman. Countable T>ori>ett proved that, when he went to the Canterbury Inn, détendant said M alione) was free, and lie had known tier for some months. Mr. Knight addressed the Bench on defend- ant's lielialf, and the Justices convicted and fined him bl. and costs. Osborne v. Stevens. This was the old theatrical case of Mr. 'usborne against the defendant, who had been his apprentice, and Thom lie charged with ab- sconding from his service. Mr. Knight ap- peared for pi lim ¡If. and Mr. Bi ewer for de- fendant. Plaintiff w.is examined, io prove...

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SCRAPS PENNED IN LEISURE MOMENTS Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society, Member of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, late Secretary to the University Medical Society, London, &c. &c. &c. No. I. COAL GAS AND ITS IMPURITIES [Newspaper Article] — The Hobarton Mercury — 1 January 1855

SCRAPS PENNED IN LEISURE MOMENTS BICI7AR.D LEE, B.A, Fellow of the Koj-al Astronomical Society, Vernier of th» j Boyal College of Surgeons of England, late Secretary to tho University Medical Society, London, &o. io. &c. No. I. COAL OAS AND ITS IMPUniTIBS THE manufacture of Coal Gas is one of'those ope- rations in which a o cr tain degree «f success may bo attained, without any very large amount of caro or precaution ; though there is no other process em- ployed in supplying the popular requirements, which demands so large a share of attention to mi- nute detail, if we would obtain a result that ig to öfter the fewest possible disadvantages to those for whom it is intended. Coal gas, in the form in which it is supplied to the inhabitants of large towns, in England, and parts of Europe, without doubt, presents numerous causes for public complaint ; not as is often ima- gined from the nature of its light, since this can easily be modified by means always within reach, ...

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GENERAL POST OFFICE. January 1st, 1855 [Newspaper Article] — The Hobarton Mercury — 1 January 1855

GENERAL POST OFFICE. January 1st, 1855 Slijp Mails will lie closed at this Office as undetv I For London via Melbourne, per St.Argo, this day at six p.m. For. Melbourne, via Launceston, per Black Swan, at half-p ast six p.m F. C. SMITH, PostmaBter-General.

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Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Hobarton Mercury — 1 January 1855

Wednesday, 3id January, Campbell-street. Family Mansion with Extensive Ground and Ten Building Allotments. * . Dialogue between tuo Ratepayers, APPLETON.-Tam very unwilling, though bound to confess, that our Coiporation has deceived me. The Btrcetsare repaired 1 mid many improvements effected, which augurs well for the future. Look «t Burnett-stieet, leading into New Town Road,-why the property has really increased in value 25 per tent, and if ' an opening were made into Campbell street through Williamson-street, it would still much more enhance the value of contiguous properties, and greatly convenience the inhabitants. "ANDREWS.-As 1 always felt that you had per- mitted your prejudices to override your judgment, it gives me much satisfaction to find that the film has (allen from your eyes ; and more, that you have the man ' lines» to give credit where it is due. By the bye, about Williamson-street,-I see ' they are pegging out a roadway into Campbell-street ! "Al coming events cas...

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To the Editor of the Mercury. CHRISTMAS SAYINGS AND DOINGS. REFORTED BY THE LITTLE BIRD. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobarton Mercury — 1 January 1855

to tht Editor tfthe Mercury. CHRISTMAS SAYINGS AND DOINGS. REFORTED BY TUE LITTLE BIRD. MR EDITOR-- Why should I he ashamed to confess to one who exercit>ett so vast an influence upon the public mind, that I um a vain man, and like to see my name in print. For truth ulna would I fight to the lust drop of my blood, and glory in defending a cause so noble. Mr Simpson said my wife (to whom I had read the above, and indeed who always corrects my literary labours) ia it really, said she, for truth's sake that you would do so much ; ure you hot annoyed that the account in the Courier of the Mayor's feast omits your name altogether r I would not allow the jus- tice of her remarks, (shrewd woman) hut be- tween ourselves bite was right ; and I have ?ince ascertained chut the Champagne made me talk in my t>leep and exposed my weakness Mr Editor-I look upon you us ti real cham- pion, (no running against windmills) ready to throw down your giove and proclaim war u gaiiist every offence co...

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[?] Report ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobarton Mercury — 1 January 1855

tíU.f lipping äUjinrt AKItIVALS. 1 joner .Tañe, 77 tons. James Clarke m ballast. » ¡ ; Union, 166 tons, -M Gill, from ast. ! v f * jue, Magellan, J. Jones, from Lon - Aith general carga. Agents-Mc .. Francis. Spoke the ship Eui of ('ov. 4, fort/ days out, bound to Mcl isiengers-Cabin, Mis. Jones, v. r. no an i val during yesterday. DEPARTURE«. ec. 28-T.S.N. Co.* s S. S. Ii ou Tasmania, 26* s, J Clinch, commander, for Sydney ; passcn .rs-Rev Mr Moore, Mr and Mrs and 2 Masters >nape and servant, Miss . Baxter, Miss Solomon, .Mijor Corraack, Mi and Mrs Robertson, Dr Cum- berland. ¿-27-Agnes for Geelong. --2S-Lockwoods, for Callao. -29-S'eamer City of Hobart. S63 tons, G V Bentley, commander for Melbourne ¡ passengers -M De La Hunt, Miss Eldridge, Mr Mills, Mr mi Mrs 0« en Keinp,"SIiss Lavera, Miss Driscoll Miss Kellceher, Mis Turner, Mrs Bursle, Mrs Disher, Thomas and P<ttiick Hart, Mr & Mrs Dal- glish, Mr Mrs and Miss Rose, Rev Mr Strongman alastor Kellecher, Mr ...

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Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Hobarton Mercury — 1 January 1855

WANTED-TO SUPERINTEND the ] ' VV erection of the building required for "the Hobart Town Gas Works, a Clerk of J the Works. Those applying will require to ?M» conversant with line drawing, as well as ^qualified to make-out Bkilful specifications, rand also a thorough knowledge of .practical masonry. Tenders, stating the terms (either "by time or by the job) upon which such duties will be performed, to be sent to the Hobart Town Gas Company's Office, Royal Exchange, on or before the loth January next. By order of the Board of Directors, Gio. WHITCOMB, Managing Director. Dec. 13, 1854. f!oach Trimming and Harness Making'. rPHE UNDERSIGNED bega to inform J- his friends and the public, that he is Îirepared to execute all orders in the above ine,with the best of workmanship and mo .derate charges. ALEXANDER SMITH, Colhns-struet. N. B.-Gigs and carriages repaiied. Dec. 80. WANTED-A Collar Maker. To a good workman the highest wages and 'Constant employment will be given. Dec. 30. WOOL, OIL,...

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IMPORTS AND EXPORTS. IMPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobarton Mercury — 1 January 1855

IMPORTS AND EXPORTS. Per William Hammond, from London-18 cases R Q Kermode ¡ 4 ditto Order ¡ 1 case, F Foote II hhds brandy, 33 cases, Nathan, Moses & Co. 7 cases, P O,Reilly and Sons ¡ 4 hhds wine, 24 qr;, casks do, 2 hhds do, A Huybers -, 60 hhds wine, 7* <ir-casks do, 1 hhd do, 68 casks porter, 63 do'»le 8 gallon cans oil, 100 cases pickles, ST «asks blacking, Degraves & Co. uu-s* ^ *-'" Per Eucalyptus-54 bales gunnj^C M Max" well. / Per Barque Magellan,,,*T I^^Tfi° *"£ hhda merchandize, 4hhds-w¡<«.8 qr ca.ks do,20,84p blocks patent fuel. Oc*> ; 3'» n»ds beer, 30 do, J. D. Chapman &>*>'. 5 1 t>°* boots, J. Lucxs ; i ewes merchant]^ J. Dickenson ; «0 «asea »pirlt«. Order; 10 »»arter casks wine, P. Nichol j 45 nhilsC merchant!*^! T. D. Chapman & Co. ; 100 casks rio, dev* '3 C»ses do, 100 cases gin, Hughes & Co.; líbales tii< S& jeales tiiercliiiK'iie, Kirr, logie & «Jo. i 6 da n...

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SYDNEY. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobarton Mercury — 1 January 1855

SYDNEY. THE Journals to the 21st are before us, and from them we select the most vuluable of their intelligence. Mr. Thurlow has resigned his seat for Syd- ney, in consequence of his return home, and recommends Mr. Donaldson as his succesor. Mr. Furkes met his constituents un the 18th, and after some little disturbance by a refrac- tory »compositor or two respecting the Eurasians, the meeting passed a nearly un nimotis vote of uppprovtd of the lion, mem- ber's legislative conduct. Great anxiety prevails in Sydney respecting the supply of water, which the long continued drought threatens to peril. Hence numerous plans appear in the public journal to provide against the evil. In the western-district ttie heat has beert intense, the thmnomcter ¡ running at Bathurst us high as 101) ? in the shade. At Seme, in the Upper Hunter, it reached 135° in the shade. TI.e Fitzroy Iron and Coal Mining Company have issued apio^pectus, which Is warmly sup- ported by the press, and headed hy some of t...

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Local [?] [Newspaper Article] — The Hobarton Mercury — 1 January 1855

asiuîil ilrtoo. THE PARIS EXHIBITION.-The interest which i» excited by this undertaking induces us to publish á few memoranda upon the subject, which we' pre- sume will not be unacceptable to our readers. Unlike its London predecessor, the Parisian build-   ing is intended to be a permanent structure. The   exterior is of stone, presenting two stories, and a   series of arcaded apertures in the upper portion. The main building I'B a piirallcllogram, 824 feet * long, and 364 feet broad. It is divided into three spans, the roof of which are wholly of light framing and glass, sustained by massive iron circular trus- ses. The width of the central span is about 157 feet, and the height to the under side of arch 108 feet ; the width of the side spans is about 85 feet, and their height 83 feet. Galleries are formed over the whole of the sides. The cost of the main building is to be 11,327,000 francs, or £471,958. Wings are to be added at a further cos...

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Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Hobarton Mercury — 1 January 1855

Ornithological Society of Tasmania. The Committee of the above Society, held at Mr. John Patterson's, Thatched House, Argyle-street,-It was proposed that the Rules and Regulations' of tho Society be printed. It ios hoped that gentlemen having Prize Fowls and Birds, will favour, the Society by exhibiting them at the Show to be held at the ensuing Regatta at Pavilion Point, when prizes will be awarded for" the best selection. For the best Cochin China Cock and two Hens Do do Cock Do do Hen Do Spanish ditto, as above Do Dorking.do Do» Poland do Do Game do Do Malay do Do Hamburg, do .. Do Bantam do     For any other distinct breed do Swans, for the best pair Geese, gander and two geese ' Ducks, drake and two ducks Muscovy do and do , » « Ducks of any other variety-for the best drake and two ducks r , Turkies, for the best cock and two hens ' . ,, Guinea Fowls, for the best pair , Pigeons, all in pairs, viz.-'Carriers', Almond Tumblers, Pouters, Dragons, .Jacobi...

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VICTORIA. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobarton Mercury — 1 January 1855

VICTORIA. j The general intelligence is not. of a very I interesting description the Christmas holidays having produced a sort of lull. The council was not sitting and the courts were adjourned The papers before us are to the 27th. The Commission of Inquiry continué 1 its sittingB Iront day to day - at Ballarat, taking evidence on the various subjects to which their attention was directed, and if the statements in the Argus as to the method pursued hy them is correct, we may anticipate a very important and useful report at their hands. A letter in the Argus from B.dlaraat, dated the 21st, Con- tains some moderate and well written para- graphs couched in a spirit in which it Were well if the newspaper correspondents of the Melbourne .journals continued. The writer says I have felt surprise at the repeated d-mials of the complicity of foreigners in this move- ment. I um convinced frnn what I li,ive seen lure that this class was identified with the second phase of the movement,-with th...

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THE MUNICIPAL ELECTION. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobarton Mercury — 3 January 1855

THE MUNICIPAL ELECTION. Monday last being the day of nomination ap- ' pointed for this election, the hustings were pre- pared in the New Market Place, and Mr. Crouch, the Under Sheriff, with his usual attendants pro- ' ceeded thither at 9 o'clock to open the proceedings. There was a* goodly sprinkle of the friends of the ' various candidates, and some who seemed tp take very littleintcrest in the aft'air. " Mr. Crouch addressing the people, referred to the occasion which had brought them together, and stand that as in the former election when there were so many candidates, it had been thought ad visible to dispense with any speeches by them or by their supporters. The arrangement therefore was that the different parties should hand in, in writing, the name of their candidate with those of his proposer and seconder, and he, the Under Sheriff, would then announce them to the public. He would merely in concluding his* remarks, ex- press the hope that as on all former occasions of this ...

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Commercial Intelligence. Wednesday morning 6 a. m. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobarton Mercury — 3 January 1855

(Komm ere tat Sntellt'aeure« Wednesday morning 6 a. m. Our home trade presents no alteration since out- last report. v The Sydney banks have reduced the rates of ex- change on England to thiee per cent. They pur- chase at one per cent. Insolvencies were on the increase, but not a mongst houses whose failure was of any import- ance. We extract from the Empire, December 23rd, the following portions of their weekly trade repoit. Several, very important additions have been made to our s'ocks during the peet week in teas and sugars, a very large quantity having come into the port from Alanila, Shanghae, and China, lhere lias also been a considerable lot of timber brought in from the neighbouring colonies and the States. With regard to general trade the markets remain about the same/and notwithstanding the advent of Christ- mas week but few transactions have been < fftcted amongst speculators. We luve had several" very extensive.sales at auction, nmongtt which maybe mentioned, ...

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Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Hobarton Mercury — 3 January 1855

ROYAL VICTORIA THEATRE 6th appear- ance of those eminent artistes MISS GODDARD and MR. CAPLE who will appear this evening in the Rev Mr James White's beauti- ful new play, FEUDAL TIMES ; or The Court of King James the III ; being the first time it has been produced in this colony, and cannot bo repea- ted owing to other productions. This beautiful play had an immense run in England, and drew crowded houses nightly to witness the performances of Miss Goddard and Mr. Caple, who were greeted upon each occasion with unbounded applause. Friday Evening, January, otk, 1855, will be presented the beautiful play in 5 acts,ofFEAUDAL TIMES ; or, the Court of King James, the Third. Margaret Randolph, Miss Goddard ; Walter Coch- rane, (Earl of Mar), Mr Caple. Oveture, Orches- tra. To conclude with a laughable ballet, iii which Madam Strebinger will appear. Private Boxes, ös. ; Dicss Circle, 5s. ; Pit, 2s. 6d. Doors open at seven o'clock, performance commencing at half-past. Sole Lessee, Mr. F. B...

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Shipping Report ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobarton Mercury — 3 January 1855

gifting îlrport - Jan 1-Schooner Francis, 102 tons.Kensett, from Sydney, passengers Mr Gray, Mr Oreeveg, and 1 steerage. ; -Jan 1-Schooner Reindeer. Pryne, from Mel » bourne, passengers-Mr Cole, and 5 steerage. '?> Jan 3-Barque Australasia,David Lindsay, from London, with 172 government emigrants, Passen- gers Mrs Lindsay, cargo' general, agents-Biown and Co. ' DEPARTURES. Jan 1-Barque Glencoe, 160 tons, T Lang, for Port Albert-passengers, Captain Adams, Mr. Stratton, Mr AV. Oiffoid, and 5 steerage. Jan r-Brig Wild Iiish Girl, W. R. T, Todd, for Sydney. 4 j Jan 1-Schooner Macquarie, B. White, for Port Albert, passengers-Mr and Mrs Absom, and J ohild, and Mary Hogan. Jan 1-Barque Nautilius, John Locke Carte, for Geelong, passengers, Mrs Janies and Mr Allen. Jan 1-Schooner, Ocean Queen, George Mallet, for Sydney and Adelaide. Jan 1-Brig Retriever, John Archer, for Two- fold Bay, passenger-Mr F. Miller. PROJECTED DEPARTURES. Vessels laid on for this port-At Sydney, Emma Marmora, Red...

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LAUNCESTON, DECEMBER 30. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobarton Mercury — 3 January 1855

LAUNCESTON, DECEMBER SO. ARRIVALS. December 29.-Schooner Mariposa, 190 tons, from Port Albert. - ? A S N Co's steamer, "Waratah, 375 tons, from Melbourne. -- Schooner Triumph, ISO tons, from New- castle. - Schooner Dobsons, from Melbourne. -- L S N Co's steamer, Black Swan, Hi tons, from Melbourne. - 80-Brig Mercury. 170 tons, from Mel- bourne. -- Brig City of Sydney, 106 tons, from Port- land Bay. DEPARTURES. December 28-Brig Aaron,339 tons,for London. -29-Schooner Tamar, 119 tons, for Swan River. -- SO-Brig Halcyon, for Newcastle. -- Schooner W»*edily; 51 tons, for Geelong. -Barque Sydney Griffiths, 368 tons, for Portland Bay. PROJECTED DEPARTURES. Steamer Black Swan, for Melbourne on "Wed- nesday ; steamer Royal Shepherd, for Geelong on Thursday ¡ steamer Waratah, for Melbourne, on Saturday ; steamer Claience, for Melbourne, on . Monday, Sth January ; barque Eliza Frances, for Sydney, to-'monow.

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GENERAL POST OFFICE. January 3rd, 1855 [Newspaper Article] — The Hobarton Mercury — 3 January 1855

GENERAL POST OFFICE. .January.3rd, 1855 Ship Mails will be closed at this Office as under Fur Geelong, via Launceston, per Royal Shep. herd this day at six p.m. Mails for Sydney, Adelaide and Swan River, are made up at the General Post Office, and forwarded via Melbourne, by every steam vessel whether from Hobart Town or via Launces'on. F. C. SMITH, Postmaster- G eneral.

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Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Hobarton Mercury — 3 January 1855

JUST OPENED AT HU XT ABLE AND DE AKIN'S CUE\P EDITIONS of Summer Muñones of Foreign Lands, The Mayflower, by II B Stowe The Wide, Wide World Queechy Speculation Chustophe* Tadpole Carleton's Traits and Stones of the Irish Peasantry Twice Told Tales Hyperion '«ir Rowland Ashton Citj çf the Sultan Fsshipu and Kamme I hreo Muskttocrs Windsor Castle * Owsi^Borgi« t And npmeroun other work* t 1 liney Repository Mi rn\ sticct, p, Sales by Private Contract. "Wo take na note of time, bil t by lu lost." Kviry one actually engaged in daily" orcupa ' tioni part cipatc m the . cove solemn declaro» j tlun, aud wonder, when nmindrd by the Al ' min c or »orne important engagement, however ! a poet's fancy could say that .« f ¡mu hid leaden ! wings-" Tush J What hat this to do with the heading of this paper ? Peihaps not. It is now some thirty moons «ince a new idea was started in this colony-namely, the Sale of Pioperties by Ptivate Contract, upon the prin- ciple of no sale no charge but » Inch wa...

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THE PAVILION POINT REGATTA. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobarton Mercury — 3 January 1855

THE PAVILION POINT REGATTA. This Regatta which was originally instituted in commemoration of the discovery of this island had been for some time allowed to fall into disuctude, but was yesterday renewed with extraordinary splendour and effect. The Horticultural and Or- nithological Societies adding by their exhibitions to the usual attractions of such a scone. As pre- viously arranged, at 9 o'clock His Excellency the Governor-General attended by his suite, and many of the principal executive authorities proceeded from the Franklin Wharf in his barge, attended by a numerous assemblage of boats crowded with visi- tors, and landed at the Regatta ground Pavilion Point, where a gaily decorated Pavilion was pre- pared for his reception. Lady Denison did not visit the ground until the afternoon. The Band bf the 99th, as usual, contributed   greatly to the varied enjoyments of the day, and divided attention with the Regatta and the exhi- bition. The Ornithological Society altho...

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