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ENGLISH INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 19 September 1845
ENGLISH INTELLIGENCE. THE following appeared ns a postscript in thc country edition of our Inst : Thc Marion male convict ship, Stirgcon Superintcndent Elliott, It.N., which left thc Downs on thc Mth .Tune, lins jost arrived. She brings three hundred prisoners, Lieut. Marston, Ensign Boyd, 50 soldiers, and several women and children, and despatches which were put on board ou the 13th, probably containing replies to Sir Eardley Wilmot's, which went home by thc Calcutta. Thc Equestrian was to sail in about a fortnight with prisoners, thc Denoent (which arrived May 29) on the 28th June, and the Eudora and Killarney, viii Cork, were nlso to sail shortly. The Tamar, from Launceston, the Dublin, from Sydney, and the Ellice, from Port Phillip, entered inwards nt the Custom House of London on the 0th June. The Hebe and William Jardine, from Hobart Town, arrived in London 31st May. The Maynooth 13111 had passed thc Com- mons. Mr. Villier's annual motion on the Corn Laws had been lost by a ma...
MECHANICS' INSTITUTE. LECTURES ON ELECTRICITY. (Continued from our last.) [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 19 September 1845
MECHANICS' INSTITUTE. LECTURES ON EkECTIUCITY. (Continuedfrom our last.) THU magnetic-electrical machino, exhibited on Friday, consist« of fivo largo horse-shoe magnets fastened together in a vertical po- sition, with a rotating armature turned by a multiplying wheel. The armature is formed by two small steel cylinders, having round them a coil of insulated copper wiro. There are two nf these armatures to be used as in- tensity or quantity of electricity is required. The wiro of tho intensity armature »as staled by the Lecturer to be of sufficient length to reach at least to New-town Church. The arrangement for decomposing water willi this armature was shewn, and shocks were given. The effect is produced by tho rapid revolu- tion of the armature causing u perpetual change nf polarity, tho magnetic electricity being induced upon and accumulated in the helix of long copper wire. By a contri- vance for constantly breaking contact in the electric circuit, a small bright spark is seen, a...
Markets. HOBART TOWN, 18th SEPTEMBER, 1845. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 19 September 1845
àïlatitctô. IIODAUT TOWN, 18tli SEPTEMBER, 18-15. Thc wheat market continues without animation. Thc latest accounts from Syd ney shew that there is very little wheat on Ininti, nial that u risc must take place soon-thc price may bc considered Cs. Wheat. 5s. 3d. per bushel. Barley. ls. fld. to 5s, ditto. Oats. ,1s. ld. ditto. Maize. ;ls. Gd. ditto. Hay, pressed .. Jt'3 5s. per ton. Ditto, loose.... £J ditto Straw . 30s. to 10s. ditto. Potatoes. £2 12s. Gil. per ton. Cnrrots. 3s. per doz. Eggs. lOd. ditto. Cabbage. Is. ditto. Cnuliilowers .. ls. Gd ditto. Onions, . 20s. cwt. Fowls . 2s. to 2s. lid. per pair. Ducks. 3s. to 3s. Gil. ditto. Geese . Ss. (id. to Is. each. Turkeys . Gs. to 7s. ditto. Butter. ls. Gd. to ls. Od. lb. Apples. 8s. to 12s. per bushel. Shingles . 5s. Gd. to Gs. per thousand. Sawn timber .. Os. to Gs. per 100 feet. Posts and rails .. 18s. to 23s. ditto. Palings, broad.. 5s. Gd. to 7s. ditto. Ditto, narrow .. -ls. Gd. to 5s. ditto.
Miscellaneous Shipping. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 19 September 1845
íHíáctllaitcousi ê-ïiipping. Winchester entered outwards at thc Custom House, London, on the 7th June, for Launceston. Pestongee Jlornangee arrived at St. Helena 22nd April. liolita, from Hobart Town, arrived in London 3rd June. Wm. Metcalf Uît London for Sydney 3rd June. John Jleyes, from Adelntdc, and the /.Ilten, from Port Phillip, reached London 3rd June. Jane Goudie cleared outwards for Sydttey 3rd June. Leander, from Hobart Town, ttnived in London 18th May. Thc Darill Malcolm, for Norfolk Island, and Perseverance, for Sydney, sailed 18th May from Gravesend. Cleveland, for Hobart Totvn, left Gravesend 19th May. 27th May, off Falmouth, Hamlet, from N. S. Wales ; Athens, from Port Phillip ; Dalby, from New Zealand. Lats of the Barque ?' Tyne."-By the schooner Hannah, which arrived here on Tuesdny evening last from Auckland, intelligence has been received of the loss of thc above vessel, on the 4 th July, at 4 a.m., nt Sinclair's Heads, a distance from Port Nicholson of seven mile...
GOVERNMENT NOTICE. Colonial Secretary's Office, 13th September, 1845. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 19 September 1845
GOVERNMENT NOTICE. Colonial Secretary's Office, Yith September, 18-15. i Tin: Lieutenant-Governor han been pleased, in I accordance with thc* provisions of thc Act of C'oun ; eil, intituled 11 An Act for registering lîirtbs Deaths, nnd Marriages m the Island of Van Die I men's Land audits Dependencies," to appoint Mr. I Thomas ll. Loinpriere, Deputy Registrar, under i thc said Act, for the District of Port Arthur, vice j Mr. Hoben Newman, resigned. I5y Iiis Excellency s Commnnil, J. E. HICHENO.
CUSTOM HOUSE. HOBART TOWN. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 19 September 1845
CUSTOM HOUSE. Return of Grain and Flour imported and ex. ported nt thc Fort of Hobart Town, during the week ended 12tbSeptember, 1845, inclusive: IMPORTS. Ai/. EXPORTS. Harley . 500 bushels Wheat . GOO bushels Flour . 15 tons. Return of Grain nnd Flour imported and ex- ported nt the Fort of Launceston, during the week ended 11th September, 1815, inclusive : IMPORTS. ¡Vii, EXPOnTS. ' Barley. 215 bushels Oats. 747 ditto Wheat. 3B9J ditto. Flour. (il tons G. II. BARNES, Collector.
LAUNCESTON. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 19 September 1845
LAUNCESTON. September 10.-Urig Union, 155 tons, Granger, master, from Sydney ; Moss anil Nathan, agents. Passengers-Mr. I. Lyons, \V. M'Clure, L. Solo- mon, Miss Dickenson. September 13.-Schooner Minerva, 110 ¿nus, ?Inmcs Fawthrop, master, from Portland Day. Passengers-Hobert Clerke, Est]., lady and diild, Miss Cox, Mr. Holman, Mr. 11 nimmt, Mr. Kemp, Mr. William Griffiths, Mr. Kennedy. iir.PAitTunr.s. September 13.-llrig Julia, 110 tons, Tn'lock, master, for Port Phillip ; Henty and Co., njents. Passengers-Mr. James Nairne, Mr. Thnnas Wilson, and twenty-five in thc steerage. i M roars. f'esscls reported inwards during the week. September 10.-rcr brig Cition, from Sydnsy G tierces refined sugar, I. Thompson ; '10 logs cedar, AV. Jackson nnd Co. ; 200 hags salt, King nnd Co. ; 02 tons coals. Moss mid Nathan; 21) boxes sonp, 2 casks hats, 1 ense drugs, 1 bundle of furniture, I cask oranges, 13 tolls lead, Order. September 13.- l'cr schooner Minerva, iront Portland Hay-S tierces 3 Mids...
ENGLISH INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 19 September 1845
ENGLISH INTELLIGENCE. Tun intelligence by the Marion is not grcat in quantity or quality. Ministers had enrried the Maynooth question in tho Commons, and a large majority-157-had approved that measure in the Lords. It was there introduced by the Duke of Wel- lington, and amongst the Bishops supported hy those of St. David's and Norwich, and by the Archbishop of Dublin. A Dill for the Improvement of Academical Education in Ireland-conciliatory in its purposes had likewise been proposed ¡ but neither flint, nor thc additional grant to Maynooth, nor the confident anticipation of the endow- ment of the rtoman Catholic clergy, had had the effect of putting down the Repeal agita- tion ¡ and O'Connell was again figuring at monster meetings, being entertained nt ban- quets, and in company with those who sus- tained the prosecution of the Government, he had held a sort of Court, at which he re- ceived addresses, gave replies, nnd in the course of the day, he enjoyed the triumph of a grand pr...
ACCOUNTANT OF STORES' OFFICE. 13th September, 1845. SUPPLIES FLINDERS' ISLAND. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 19 September 1845
ACCOUNTANT OF STORKS' OFFICE. 13M September, IB 13. suri'MKS FLINDERS' ISLAND. Tenders will be received nt this office, accom- panied by samples, until 12 o'cluck on Friday, the 2titb instant, for the supply of the uuder-men lioneil articles, required immediately for the ser- vice of thc Aboriginal' Establishment: Flour, 20 per cent, in sound sacks, 22,000 lbs. Sugar, in bags, 2,200 lbs. Tea, 210 lbs. Salt, ilOOlbs. Soap, 480 lbs. Tobacco, 100 lbs. Sago, 12 lbs, Arrow-root, 12 lbs. Oil, whale, 50 gallons Fort wine, 1 dev.en bottles Vinegar, 10 gallons. The Contractors will bc required to deliver these supplies at their own risk (in sound casks, sacks, or packages included itt thc cost price; at the establishment on Flinders" Island: and to ob- tain there a receipt from the Superintendent, upon the production ol'which in this ollice their accounts will bc immediately prepared and passed for pay incut. Transport, however, will be provided by the Oovcrnmcnr, so that thc Contractors wil...
POLICE OFFICE, CAMPBELL TOWN. 4th September, 1845. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 19 September 1845
POLICE Ol'lTCE, CAMPBELL TOWN. MU September, 18 Hi. Tender» will lie received at this (.(¡iee,, until 12 o'elfick minn ni' Wcdm-aday, the 2 Ith instant, for the authorised supply ol' i'm! lo the Pidice tJHice and Watch-house, Canipbill Town, thc Watch hotives at Avoca and Hoss, tor twelve mouths com- mencing 1st ol' October next. The quantity required for the Police Ollice, Campbell Town, is 3201lis. per diem during winter! and SO lbs. in summer; 'and for the Watjit-liMU-ii s respectively, ItiOlbs. daily in winter, and 40lbs. in summer. The Tenders to state thc price per lOOlbs. I". II. IIKSSI.UWK, Police Magistrate.
BY ROWLAND HILL, THE YOUNGER. [Continued from our last.] [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 19 September 1845
IVY ROWLAND HILL, THU YOUNGER. [Continued from our last.] SCENE-The compartí/ arriving ai ICeepemdown Rectory. The Mitts Mildtnays come an hour ¿í fore dinner, and ail the young ladies walk on the lawn. Mr. Commissioner Saunders being forced to go and try to settle a quarrel between a millo crat and his workmen, sends a reluctant apology. Thc company are introduced to each other in thc library. Having introduced his elder daughters and Mr. Frederick, Mrt Incubus fakes Emily by her left hand, and says, " Afr. Archdeacon Vital, allow me to introduce my youngest daughter, Miss Emily, a young heretic" Emily appears disconcerted, the Miss Mildtnays look serious, Mr. MUdmay seems hurt, thc rest stare, thc young /H cubusses titler. Miss Emily. Frederick, bow can you go on so! Your College companions nt Oxford hare sadly corrupted you. I really tremble nt thc thought of your becoming Rector; unless you greatly alter you will indeed be a "blind leader of the blind." (Turning to the doctor.) ...
LATEST FROM CHINA. [From the Hongkong Register.] GOVERNMENT NOTIFICATION. Diplomatic Department. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 19 September 1845
LATEST EllOM CHINA. [From the Hongkong Register.'] GOVERNMENT NOTIFICATION. Diplomatic Department. His Excellency her Majesty's Plenipoten- tiary and Chief Superintendent of British Trade, &c, &c, is pleased to direct that the annexed Regulations of Trade for the Port of Foochow-foo, the agreed upon between her Majesty's Consul and the local authori- ties, and approved by his Excellency, be published for general information.-The Third Regulation is more favourable than at any other Port, and adapted to present circumstances at Foo-chow-foo. By Order, ADAM W. ELMSLIE, Victoria, Hongkong, May IG, 1845. Regulations of Trade for the Port of Foo-chow-foo. 1. The limits of the Port of Foo-chow foo extend from the Bridge to the Woo-foo mun Pass. 2. The Chinese Officer at the station within the Pa9s has orders to provide any vessel desirable to enter the Port, with a Pilot. 3. British ships may remain in the Port with a view of ascertaining the state of the market without re...
RELIGIOUS MOVEMENTS "AT HOME." [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 19 September 1845
ÄELIGIOUS MOVEMENTS "AT HOME." THE Edinburgh Bevieio for April, received by the Platina, attests how deeply the public mind in thc United Kingdom and on the Continent of Europe is occupied by stir- ring questions of a religio-politicnl interest. "We have first an eloquent historical outline of the growth of the Papacy in the reign of Hildebrand ; next, an article on thc re- cent Oxford dispute with Mr. Ward ; third, n sketch of the state of matters in respect to the Church in Prance, where the efforts of the Jesuits to obtain a control over public education have been successfully re- sisted, and where the religious aspect of so- ciety presents some interesting features ; fourth, an article on *' Scottish Clerical and University Tests;" and lastly, one on "The Churches of the three Kingdoms." We mean, nt thc present time, to devote a space to «orne passages in thc last of these arti- cles ; and we shall, make little or no com- ment on them, that we may introduce more from the Review ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 19 September 1845
NOTICE. 3P¡3r\H T»K .".'OA'S O/.' COMMERCE, fop ^ffiWOTäLONDON, having ult lier cargo on -rs^jg^ghouril, will clear at thc Custom ^¿>nxMB*5J& House on Tuesday, and sail at noon on Thursday thc üíth instant, l'mscngcrs arc re- quested to bc on board carly on Thursday morn- ing. _T. D. CHAPMAN, & Co. POR SYDNEY. "3TJ2UJ THU line first-class Ship Marion, wSsffirl'Z.6*'* '''olls' George Kettlewcll, Com. ^^fö*.XWinnnder, will sall in fourteen days. .5á-¿S¡í¿3>I'or Freight or Passage, having splendid accomodation, apply to thc Coiuander or DUNCAN M'PHCUSOS. Stone Duildings, Sept. 18. N.B.-The above ship will sail from Sydney for Calcutta. HOBART TOWN SAVINGS' BANK. AT the first Half-Yearly .Meeting of thc Hobart Town Savings' Hank, held by public adver- tisement at the Temperance Hall, on thc Sth or !lth mo. (September), 1H-15, Dr. Officer in tho Chair The Kcport of the Executive Committee having been read by O. W. Walker, the Manager, it was received with every demo...
DREADFUL SHIPWRECK!!! WRECK OF THE ``CATARAQUI'' EMIGRANT SHIP, 800 TONS. 414 LIVES LOST!!! [From the Port Phillip Harald, Sept. 13.] [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 19 September 1845
DREADFUL SHIPWRECK!!! WRECK OF THE "CATARAQUI" &nbsp; EMIGRANT SHIP, 800 TONS. 414- LIVES LOST!!! [From the Port Phillip Herald, Sept. 13.] THE Cataraqui, Captain C. W. Finlay, &nbsp; sailed from Liverpool on the 20th April, &nbsp; with 369 emigrants, and a crew, including two Doctors, Mr. C. Carpenter and Edward Carpenter (two brothers) of forty-six souls. The emigrants were principally from Bed- &nbsp; fordshire, Staffordshire, Yorkshire, and &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Nottinghamshire. About 120 of the pas- sengers were married with families, and in all seventy-three children. Nothing parti- cular occurred until about a fortnight prior to the 4th August ; with the exception of the weather being boisterous, with a strong &nbsp; gale of wind from the north-west to the south-west, and incessant rain. On the night of Sunday the third August, at seven in the evening, the ship was hove to, and continued laying to until three o'cl...
CORRESPONDENCE. [?] The Editor of this Journal does not hold himself responsible for the opinions of his correspondents. To the Editor of the Observer. THE RURAL DEAN OF LONGFORD AND HIS EDUCATIONAL VAGARIES. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 19 September 1845
CORRESPONDENCE. *4* The KM tor nf this Journal dors not hold Aim self responsible for the opinions of his correspondents. To the ICditor of the Observer. THE RURAL DEAN Ol' LONGFORD AND HIS EDUCATIONAL VAGARIES. Sm,-Neither Denn Davies, nor his friends np penr to have courage sufficient to question ar dis- prove thc little budget of clerical inconsistencies, published in my communication of thc 2nd inst I now, therefore, remine thc pen, for the purpose of adding to the general stock, of w hat I will term the Dean's error»/ although perhaps you, Sir, and your readers, may think they deserve a more determinate and significant denomination. In my last I expressed doubt as to thc accuracy of his sta- tistics; an uncertainty engendered by the vagueness of Mr. Dnvics's assertions. It is to bc regretted that he did not apportion thc number of children attending each school, instend of merely putting it forth in thc gross-" We have opened ten schools, containing 2G3 children." Had thc Kev. ...