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THE MERCURY. THURSDAY MORNING, SEPT. 13TH, 1860. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 13 September 1860
THE MERCURY. THURSDAY MORNING, SEPT. 13th, 18C0. In the Legislativo Council yesterday the Queen's Domain and Launceston Swamp Bill and the Land Fund Appropriation Bill were read a third time and passed. The Launceston Corporation Act Amend- ment Bill was reported and the report adopted. The motion for an address to the Governor with reference) to the deportation of expires paupers, adopted by the Assembly, was brought up by message from the House of Assembly and ordered far consideration this day. Several Bills were also brought up and read a first time. The General Revenue Supplementary Appropria- tion Bill was considered in Committee and re- ported. Two Appropriation Bills for 1801 vvero brought up from the Assembly and read a first time. In answer to Mr. Weoqe tho Colonial Secre TAEy explained the circumstances under winch a recent Custom House seizure had been made. Tke House adjourned at twenty minutes to six o'clock. - In the House of Assembly Mr. W. Archer gave notice of moti...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 13 September 1860
Sudden Death.-An inquest was held at the Plough Inn, Kangaroo Point, on the 11th instant, &nbsp; before W. Tarleton, Esq., coroner, touching the death of George Carey, and from the evidence of Mr. Martin, landlord of the Plough Inn, it appeared that the deceased went to his house on Monday evening in a very exhausted state. Mr. Martin put him to bed and attended to him until half-past 12, and the following morning he found him dead in bed. Dr. Bright, jun., who had attended him in &nbsp; the Colonial Hospital deposed to the fact of deceased suffering from tubercular consumption. He insisted on leaving the hospital, which he did in a very bad state. Deceased died from that cause. The jury found a verdict accordingly. Mechanics' Institute.-The lecture this even- ing will be delivered by Captain A. F. Smith on "The Defence of the Derwent." Important Sale.-We have been requested to direct attention to the sale this day by Messrs. Brent & Westbrook at their Mart, ...
PAELIAMENT OF TASMANIA. LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12TH. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 13 September 1860
PARLIAMENT OF TASMANIA. ------------- LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. Wednesday, September 12th. The PRESIDENT took his seat at 7 minutes past 4 o'clock NOTICES OP MOTION. Mr WEDGE to move to-morrow for the corres- &nbsp; pondence of Sir Henry Atkinson with the Colonial Government on his claims for an additional grant of land, in conformity with the Gazette notice of the 30th of January, 1859, in favor of naval and military officers, and also the correspondence of Sir William Denison and Dr Hampton, late Comptroller-General of convicts, with the Secretary &nbsp; of State, on the same subject. Mr. Wedge to move on Tuesday for the ap- &nbsp; &nbsp; pointment of a Select Committee to enquire into &nbsp; Mr Kirwan's claims upon the Government, with &nbsp; power to call for persons and papers, to consist of &nbsp; &nbsp; Mr Weston, Mr Gregson, Mr Lowes Mr Carter, and Mr Wedge QUEENS DOMAIN AND LAUNCESTON SWAMP BILL On the motion of tho...
TELEGRAPHC DESPATCHES [FROM THE MELBOURNE PAPERS.] SYDNEY. Monday. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 14 September 1860
ÎÉL15fiAT07?!EOFAïÇHE0: -_» £rfeOl( THE MELBOURNE PAPEBS.]^ 'ios^cAPv1111-^. _^ ' , Monday. The ship British .Merchant was totally, burnt, yesterday, alongside the wharf. Gratia was sold at Burt's for 200- guineas. For Campdeñ .¿425 waa offered, but the horse was with- drawn,' the reserve being £600; Front San Francisco the ship Notre Dame ide Victoires has arrived, with a cargo of wheat and flour. She brings news, of on abundant harvest. Chief Justice Terry was aequitted of the murder of Senator Broderick. Tuesday. The Southern Cross states, as a positive fact, that Wiremu King! has 4,000 men at his command, although only 700 are in the pa, the rest being detached in reset ve. The settling has been very punctual, no complaints.1 ' Skillicome's match to ride Bathurst to Sydney in 20 hours is exciting great interest. Wednesday. SktUicorne won his wager, with 10 minutes to Bpare. There is great excitement among sporting people, who, however, condemn the thing as cruel. The horse looks...
PARLIAMENT OF TASMANIA. LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 13T—. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 14 September 1860
PABLIAMílNT Of TASMAN!^ -*-»^«^ LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. ThUHSDAT, SEPTEMBER 13th. The PRESIDENT took his seat at 5 minutes past 4 o^çlock. NOTICES 0F MOTION.-. , Mr. J. C GREGSON' gave notice on behalf of Mr.' Whyte, that that hon.'member wonld on Tuesday next move the resolutions (which had lapsed during the absence of Mr. Whyte) relating to Want of Confidence in Ministers. ' COBBE8P0NDENCE. Mr. WEDGE pursuant to notice moved for the correspondence of Sir Henry Atkinson with the Colonial Government on his claims for an addi- tional grant, in conformity with the " Gazette" notice of the 30th January, 1849, in favor of naval and military officers, and also for the correspond- ence of Sir W. T. Denison and Dr. Hampton, late Comptroller-General of convicts, with the Secretary of State, on the same subject. Motion put and passed. LAND VOND SOPPLEKENTABY APPROPRIATION BILL. The COCXJNIAL SECRETARY moved the sccoud reading of the Land Fund Supplementary Appropriation Bul, 1860. Mr. WESTON se...
EVENING SITTING. OOMMITTEE OF SUPPLY. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 14 September 1860
-« EVENING SITTING», ' OOMMITTEE OP SUPPLY. Mr, COHEN spoke of the unsatisfactory state of the gaol, and regretted that the evidence taken boibro tho Committee had not boon printed. Tho bon. member quoted portions of the ovidonco giren by Mr. Dowling, Mr, Irving, and the Director of Pqhlio Works, as to the defecliveness of thouccoin modution.ntterly precluding all classification of tho prisoners and reudoylng it lieoesaary for the sake of security to keep th&lt;mi in irons. He thought as an net of justice to Launceston a fit and proper gaol should ho provided, n gaol which was in fact tho gaol of the wholo of the northern sido oftho Island. Tho voto was only just and ho should therefore support it. Mr. ALLISON rogrotted that he was still obliged to oppose the vote. Tho fljot was the colon) could (tot alford, it He thought so much gaol accommodation would not bo long recom- mended. Death would remove many of their worst criminals and a better class of population would cako th...
THE MERCURY. FRIDAY MORNING, SEPT. 14th. 1860. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 14 September 1860
THE MERCURY. FRTDAY MORNING, SEPT. 14th. 1800. --«. In the Legislativo Conned yesteulay Mr Gbfoson íonewed, m the name of Mr Whyte, the notice of motion of \i ant of confidence in Ministers I Tho Land Fund Supplementär} Appropriation Bill \\ as icad a second time and committed with aniuidiucnU The lesolution of the Assombh on tho subject of e\puec paupcis vas agieed to without division Ihef anio Piotection Bills wcie lead a second time and committed Lhe Geneial Rat nue Supplementary Appropu allon Bill tv is»i ead a thu d time aud passed Some othei Bills -»cíe odianccd a stage,and the nousc 10-.C it 20 minutes past ü o'clock In the House of Assembly the îeportsof the Select Committees on Immigration and Irrigation woie lLad and adopted aud those of tho Committees on the Poit Ai thin Convicts and the Debíame Rail « oj oulered to bo punted On the motion of Mi Geliibr««o it «as agreed that an Addiess be presented to His Excellency the Governor praying toi the intioduction of a genoiol m...
MAYOR'S COURT, THURSDAY,—SEPTEMBER 13. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 14 September 1860
MAYOR'S COURT. &nbsp; --- THURSDAY,-September 13. Before His Worship the Mayor. The following information was heard. Thomas against Andrews.-An information by Mr. Thomas, City Inspector, against Mr. William Andrews, Montpelier Retreat complaining that defendant did on the 10th inst. place a quantity of building materials on the footpath in Harrington street wlthout a license from the City surveyor. Defendant, was fined 10s, and costs. Thi House or Assembly.-For a considerable period during the dlsouailon last uight on Mr. Crookes'motion for the erection of a now gaol at Launceston, at a cost of thirteen thousand pounds, the benches to tho loft of tho Speaker's chair pre- sented a ciu-iouB spectacle, not one solitary seat being occupied 1 Amongst the gentlemen absent during the whole evening were Mr, Milter and Mr. Gregson, , ¡
MISCELLANEOUS SHIPPING. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 14 September 1860
- MISCELLANEOUS SHIPPING. J The Bplendid clipper ship, Isabella Brown, Cap- tain Gallaghan, from Valparaiso the 5th July via Sydney the 6th instant, arrived here yesterday morning with a largo cargo (7,500 bags) of flour and 30 tons of bran. Captain Callaghan arrived at Sydney on the Oth of September and left the same day. The ship experienced but light winds in the whole run from valparaiso. The Tamar from Melbourne, with sheep, and a general cargo came in yesterday. Captain Pie re- ports the Harriet Nathan, North Star. Dart, and Goldscekcr, between Swan Island and Eddystone Point on Tuesday, and four other vessels off shore not made out. The Tamar passed the Isabella, whaler, on the 12th instant, off the Schouten, with three boats down after whales. The beautiful clipper ship Heather Bell, from London, Captain Harmsworth, arrived yesterday afternoon with a very large general cargo. The Heather Bell left Dartmouth on the 14th June.and crossed the lino on the 14th July in 31J W. lon...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 14 September 1860
yALPARAISO.-The Isabella Brown which left Valparaiso on the 5th July mid arrived in port yesterday (nings no pap««, or news. MAURITIUS,-From the Mauritius wo haye the Port Louis Orei land Gatette of tho 7th Jilly. This date is nearly a month later than tho latest pre- viously to hand, but the news Í3 meageand oflittlo importance. The crops are represented as very promising, and the island generally as in a veiy Boiisfautory condition. The Governor was engaged in'an endeavour Jo «oquiq Ç monthly communica- tion by steam with the Cape of Good Hope.-Apu-, CALIFORNIA.-By the Norwegian ship Hebe, Captain Hansen, which arrived h! Iïobsoij's B.ay last evening from San Francisco, wo lmyc the Alia CaKfnrjriaofthoeth July, or nye days* later intelligence tlnw that previously to hand. The news, however, Is of no interest, The Wathoo mines continued to send down considerable quan- tities of silver.-Argus. We have been requested by Messrs. Question and Co. to call attention to their sate al t|l6...
POLICE OFFICE. WEDNESDAY,—12th September, 1860. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 14 September 1860
POLICE OFFICE. ? I WEDNESDAY,-12th September, I860. I Bbfore W. Tarleton, Esq., Poltco Magistrate. One drunkard, was fined 10s., and two brawlors were each fined 5s. Charles Catlin, charged with vagrancy, was discharged with a caution, Befqbe W- Tarleton, Esq., P.M., and W. Crosby, Esq. , Stealing Firewood.-William Teal and William Pledge were charged with stealing 1 ton of firewood, tho property of Captain Young. Mr. J. Foy, of the Now Market, stated that the Ïirispnors çq,me to the Market, mA bargained for u, in box and other articles to the amount of 4s. (id. ; witness gavo them 3s. tid. and they were to deliver wituess a ton of wood. From the evidence of Mrs. Young it appeared that the prisoners obtained a ton of wood from her husband's boat, which they took away, and sold to some other person, than the rightful purchaser. The prisoners who both bore bad characters were eapl» ij^iteucpd to six raoqtha' imprisonment with hard labor. THURSDAY, 13th September. Before Mr. Tarleton, ...
COMMERCIAL. HOBART TOWN MARKETS. Mercury Ofice, Thursday Afternoon. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 14 September 1860
COMMERCIAL. -. HOBART TOWN MARKETS. Mercury Ofice, Thursday Afternoon. «In wheat nothing was doing to-day, and for other descriptions of grain there was no inquiry. Potatoes aro still quoted at JBC to JEG 10s per ton but the demand is very quiet. Hay is stationary at former prices, loose fetch- ing from £5 10.3 to ?£('> 10s per ton according to quality, and country pressed from £b to £G. The flour market is quite unsettled, and it is not yet known what effect the arrival of the Isabella Brown with flour will have upon this market. The Isabella Brown carno in this morning from Valpa- raiso with 7,500 bags of flour and 30 tons of bran. A considerable portion of the flour, wo understand, is intended for shipment to New Zealand. Bran Is 5d to Is 7d per bushel.
SUPREME COURT. CIVIL SITTINGS.—AFTER SECOND TERM. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 14 September 1860
SUPREME COTJßT. - m Civil Sittinob.-After Second Term, These sittings cominonce on Monday; the fol- lowing is the cause Ii?t : Butchor v. Murphy, Pitt and Watchorn, for plaintiff; Allports Roberts and Allport for defend- ant. Rout, jun. v. Parker, Pitt and Watchorn for plaintiff; Graves for defendant. Nelson v. the Queen, Haggitt for plaintiff; Crown Solicitor for defendant. Price v. MoAliney, Crisp for plaintiff] Lees for defendant, Milward, Assignoo, v. Yates, Crisp for plaintiff; Graves for defendant.
ENGLISH COMMERCIAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 14 September 1860
ENGLISH COMMERCIAL. Whalebone is steady; sellers of Davis's Straits at JE410 to £-115. 1 ton southern, ex Harrowby, sold at £380, but 13 tons Polar were taken in at £440 per tun. Oils.-There has been a better business done in fish oils, and for sperm an advance of 20s. to 40b. per tun has taken place. 45 casks, ex Percy, sold, mark ß B and Co., .£94 to £94 10s. ; B Q-S O, .£915s, lo ,£9115s. ; inferior, £92 ; R B-S O, .£92. 9 casks, ex Harwood, mark D diamond, £92 10s. ; low, £82, and N diamond, ¿677. G casks, ex Isles of the South, S M and Co., £77 10s. to £78. 9 casks liendmattcr, ex Blue Jaeket, sold, mark T. diamond, £91- 15s. to £95 15s. 2 casks, sperm, ox Sebastian, £93 10a. 51 casks, ox Harrowby, mark S in triangle P, at £92 5s. to £93.
SHIPPING. PORT OF HOBART TOWN. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 14 September 1860
;,! s ii i p p i N a. ! . POET OF HOBART TOWN. AKBIVtD. ' September 13.-Isabella Brown, ship, 358 tons, I Callaghan, from Valparaiso, 5th July, with flour | and bran. Agents-Brown & Co. Passengers, Cabin:-Mr. Joliu Biown, Mrs. Gallaglian and 'child. 'September 13.-Tamar schooner, 110 tons, Pie, 'from Melbourne, the 9th instant, with sheep and ?sundries. Agent-Pie. Passenger». Cabin-Mrs. 'Luttrell and family. Steerage-Hugh Kose, B. -Benswell. September 13-Heather Boll, ship, 472 tons, Hamraworth, from Dartmouth, the 14lh June, with ?general cargo-Agents, Broun & Co. Passengers, -cabin-Mrs. Harmsworth and child, Mr C. E. ' Hewett. . ' September 13.-Runnymede, for whaling. h COASTERS INWARDS. ¡,, September 13. - Caroline, ft oui Flight's Bay, i with timber and paliugs. Mary, Sister's Bay, j palinga. Blanche, Long Bay, timber. Fairy, East Bay Neck, with firewood. ENTERED OUT. i i September 13.-Eclipse, schoonor, 190 tons, ¡Calder, for Port Albert. CLEARED OUT. ?' ' Septe...
THE WAR IN NEW ZEALAND. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 14 September 1860
THE WAR IN NEW ZEALAND. The Melbourne papers contain telegrams from Sydney conveying news from Taranaki, via Nelson, to the 11th August, eight days later than our previous intelligence. The following is from the Argus :- The position of General Pratt is most painful for him ; and the present state of matters in Taranaki is disgraceful to those in high places. As you are already aware, General Pratt arrived at Taranaki on the 3rd of August. On the 8th (says the Nelson Examiner), General Pratt reached the scene of action with a reinforcement of between 600 and 700 men. It is said that he has publicly expressed his opinion that Colonel Gold, with the instructions he had received from the Governor, could not have acted otherwise than he has done ; and further that unless he himself has carte blanche to carry on operations as he thinks fit, he will at once return to Melbourne. On the 15th, the Examiner announces. General Pratt left New Plymouth to inspect the camp at Waitara, and the ste...
HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY. THURSDAY, 13TH SEPTEMBER, 1860. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 14 September 1860
HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY. Tiiu.tsdAï, 13th September, 18(iO. Tho SPEAKER took the chair at 4 p.m. NOTICES Mr. CHAPMAN tq ínose an address to the Governor piayiug liiiii to'ttirect that a clauso )iii juspited in the Habait T/onn Water B,i)l ivjiich sholl indemnify to the extent of -210,000 the citi- zen^ in the event pf il)G¡i&lt; haying to pay ooippensa, tiou under the Act, Dr. BUTLER ot move for a, Seloot Committee to onquiie into the matter of the petition of the lato Superintendent of Queen's Orphan Schools, MOTIONS. JJlJMIOBATIQN. Mr. SHERWIN moved the adoption qf tho Re- port; of the Select 'Committee; on' Immigration. Mr. CHAPMAN bXpl&taeu the objects the Com» mlsRionors had hud iii vlewj namely, perfect free trade in immigration, and said that ai rangements hod been mado for introducing 400 domestic ser- vants for the current year for Hobart Town and Launceston. As regarded the general system he did not think any material improvement could be made. Mr. ALLISON doubte...