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SHIPPING. PORT OF HOBART TOWN. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 15 September 1860
SHIPPING. I PORT OF HOBART TOWN. .»REIVED. September 14.-City of Hobart, T. S.N. Co's. «crew steamer, A. Darby, from Melbourne, the 12th lost,, with sheep and sundries. Passengers Cabin Mr. J. Young, Mr. James Smith, Mr. J. Marshall, Mr. McDonald, Mr. James "Whyte, Miss Robertson, Mr. Meredith, Mr. Johnson, Mrs. Johnson, Mr. Burge», Mr. Biownell. Steerage-William Cook, John Marron, F. M. Corrigan, William Stewart, Daniel Ferguson, James Button, James Hall, Henry Parry, Ellen Parry, Stephen Crabtree, John Taylor, 8. Taylor. And the following immigrants from the Saldonah-Ann Mulvchill, Margaret McDonnell, Eliza and Emily Hopson. From the Champion of the Seas-Michael and Honora Kennedy. From the E. A. Bright-Thomas Flannigan. COASTERS INWARDS. September 14.-Fairy, from Foresters* Pen- insula, with sheoak; Royal William, from South, port, with timber. ENTERED OCT. September 14.-Pet, barque. 209 tons, Thompson, for Sydney via Twofold Bay. Passengers-For Twofold Bay.-Cabin-Mr. Kerr. Steer...
VICTORIA. ARRIVED.—SEPTEMBER 9. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 15 September 1860
VICTORIA. ARRIVED.-SEPTEMBER 9. I Elizabeth Ann Bright, ship, 1,919 tons, John Starkey, from Liverpool 24th June. Passengers cabin :-Mr. Brook, H. M. 40th Regt., and Mrs. Brook ; Dr. Poulton, Staff Surgeon, and Mrs. Poulton ; Mr Joseland, H.M. 40th Regiment ; &nbsp; Madlle. Pion, Rev. Mr. Scott, Dr. McMullins ; and 329 in the intermediate and steerage ; also detach- ment of H. M. 40th Regt.-2 officers, 1 staff surgeon, 7 non-commissioned officers, and 43 rank and file, -
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 15 September 1860
MARRIAGES. On Thursday, 18th September, 1860, at Chal- mers' Free Church, by the Rev. Mr. Nicolson, Mr. William E. WRIGHT, of Battery Point, to JEANETTE, second daughter of Mr. Malcolm Duncanson, Mel- bourne-street, Hobart Town. s 15 On the 27th June, at Canterbury Villa, Maida Vale, the residence of the bride's aunt, by the Chief Rabbi, Dr. H. Adler, assisted by the Rev. S. Ascher, Charles Davis, Esq., of Melbourne, to CLARA ROSETTA, eldest daughter of Samuel Moses, Esq., Boa Vista, Hobart Town. 17 s At Black Brush, September 13th, 1860, by special licence, at the residence of the bride's father, by the Rev. John Burrowes, Edwin Walter GOODWIN, eldest son of Mr. Edwin Goodwin, of Melton Mowbray, to MARGARET, daughter of Mr. Edward Chaplin, Black Brush. 15 s DEATHS. June 22nd, on board the "Benares" in the Red &nbsp; Sea, on his passage to England, from sun stroke, Frederick PATTERSON, Esq., formerly of Dennis- town, Tasmania.
ENGLAND'S FORTIFICATIONS. (FROM THE TIMES, 25TH JULY.) [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 17 September 1860
ENGLAND'S FORTIFICATIONS. (mott the Titrrt., 2öTn juiy) The House of Commons ought not to require any,apology for self-defence, aud does not aski.1 for any apology. Its members are sufficiently acquainted with tho merits of a defensive atti- tude in dealing with one another, You don't suspect your neighbour of wishing to insult you, but he will like yon all the better for wishing to be respected, and even a little feared. - If you build a strong party-wall between your house_ and your neighbour's it is not because youJ sus« ' peet him of a design to defraud au insurance ( company, or think his house more thau(; commonly inflammable. It is enough ' for . you that, should ho happen-1 io catch fire you will be in some danger. If you raise walls and screens between , your garden and his, you simply wish to spare him all temptation to an illicit curiosity. In- deed, half the apparatus of civilization is protec tive,and oven exclusive. So Lord Palmerston was simply resting his application...
LATEST EUROPEAN. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 17 September 1860
[ ^LATEST EUROPEa'nT \ The Court removed on July 4 to Osborne, i where it still remains. It is expected that the ' Queen will depart for the Highlands of Scot« \ land early in August. Her Majesty will . probably make a stay of two or three days in s Edinburgh on her way to Balmoral. ' The Prince of Wales,' as we state elsewhere, , sailed for Canada on the 10th of July. On June 30 the King of the Belgians and . the Count of Flanders took leave of the Queen on their return to Belgium. The Home News says : The speech of Lord Palmerston asking for a vote of two millions for the coast defences of England, within the present year, will be read with deep interest in the Colonies, because it points clearly to a danger from which the Colo- nies themslves aro not wholly secure. We do not beliove that even if so wild a project as the invasion of England were really contemplated by France, a descent on any nf our colonies could form a part of the Imperial scheme of aggicssion. The danger would ...
CIRCULAR HEAD. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 17 September 1860
CIRCULAR HEAT). , . Sept. 15-Eva, schooner, lrom ijuck uoy j wove, schooner, from Melbourne ; AVatcr Lily, schooner, j'.froni Port Sorell. SAILED. .',¡ Sept. 15-Mary Stuart, schooner, for Melbourne.
NEW SOUTH WALFS. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 17 September 1860
NEW SOUTH WALFS. We havo Sydney papers to tho 8th hist. They ' contain no political intelligence. The Herald has the following on the subject of the Kiandra diggings : The Southern Escort now on its way from Goulbourn brings this week only six hundred and fifty-two ounces of gold from Kiandra. Our cor- respondent forewarned iib to expect but a small "amount, as the water was too abundant to allow the richest claims to be worked. The smallness of the.amount, however, shows that the drier diggings have not yielded enough to make up the deficiency. And that being so it is clear that every body up "there cannot be enjoying a state of prosperity com- mensurate with the drawbacks of the modo of life. There are between two and three thousand people there, and the week's proceeds, if divided equally, would not give above a pound n-piece, Which, lia the minimum cost of living is said to bo about thirty shillings a week, would not bo a very jprosporous state of things. And since some have, of...
MISCELLANEOUS SHIPPING. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 17 September 1860
> MISCELLANEOUS SHIPPING. TheMunford, Captain Rae, fiom Peni the 2Sth May via Tahiti tho 2Sth July, with guano and hides arrived yesteulay liioiniiig CapUm líao íopoits that ho loundtivo stow av* av h named William AVood and Thomas Gibbon, aboaid the schoonci when the vessel was oil Tahiti 'Hie Munloid also íopoits rihe Prydo and Maid of Hun, whaleis, ofl the Pillai , OA Fuday it___^________^^
COMMERCIAL. CITY ARTICLE. Mercury Office, Saturday Afternoon. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 17 September 1860
V ' COMMERCIAL. -. -)! J ,, CITY ARTICLE. Mercury Office, Salaulay Ai'ternaon. Extremo quietness has pervaded the niatkcts throughout tiieivoek; this applies generally for ¡ii .'ino*singlo article lins there been any movoment to Rpeak of. Two arrivals have como in within «ho s last two days-the Isabella Brown from Valparaiso with' u cargo of flour and bran, and the ship .'.Heather Bell from London with a largo miscel- laneous cargo. G bain ic-The wheat market lias continued 'very' quiet the last few days, so much so that pusinets appeared almost entirely suspended; 'J since tho arrival of tho Isabella Brown with flour 'no quotations liuvo been given, for it is not yet known what effect that cargo will have upon the market. In oats and barley nothing has been doing to cull for natice. Hay rawlins as previously quoted, Iocs i at J.'5 10s. to ¿Cli 10s. per ton ace nding to quality, and country pressed at JE5 to .£(>. Potatoes aro'getting very scarce, but ''jirices aro stationary at ...
MELBOURNE. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 17 September 1860
'?'"?''?t' MELBOURNE. By the RoyoJ Shepherd wo have papers to the 14th inst. The Arv\tt ol' that date says : There has been a fair amount of busino s doing > in the import market. '£ka ¿¡argo of cottee by the ¿lEwsld, which had come to a market quito baro of i .Ibis artiole of consumption, is followed by that of the Marion, which arrived to-day. But few trans- actions are reported to-day. Small parcels of flour ha/fo been in fair request it full prices. Oats have , ¡fceem More inquired for, mid several sales, chiefly of ./colonial growth, havotaken placo, at rather firmer "sates.
POLICE OFFICE. FRIDAY, 14TH SEPTEBMER, 1860. BEFORE W. Tarleton, Esq., J. P. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 17 September 1860
POLICE OFFICE. Friday, 14tk Seotebmer, 1SG0. Before AV. Tarleton, Esq., J. P. Two diunkaids woio each fined IO3, and Geoi¿e Platt was sent to tho House of Collection foi fom teon days for the thud ottencu Two biavvlois vvero each fined 5= (Befóte AV Tailetou, E iq, mid A Kenueiloy, E->q ) Surjwfs OFinr Pi ace-Eli/a Jac\ on com plumed of John Blown in that ho used tovvai J-> hoi the following tluentcning language-"I willi nock jour blains out, I will shoot J ou, aud I will take alf a\o and if I live chop youl hoad oil,' and she piaved that ho hound m suiotics to 1 cop tho peace The paities resided at O B leu's Budge, aud the chu go having been pioved Tho defendant was bound ovei to keep the poico for tlueo months PmsoNERä Dischaboed -Agnes Biown.chaigcd with stealing the top of a watoi closet, and Elua Burrows, chaigcd with stealing borne oiticlos of clnldien's wearing appaiol, th» piopoity of peisons unknown, wore bothdiscbai¡,cd, theie being no evi- dence against them Su AUNO...
SHIP MAILS. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 17 September 1860
SHIP MAILS. Mails will close nt the General Post Office, Hobart Town, as under : For Adelaide, Sydney, and New Zealand via Mcl bourne, per first vessel on AVednesday next at 2 p.m. " For Melbourne, per City of Hobart, do do. Jfot London, via Suez and Marseilles, per E. M. S~Jcddo, via: Melbourne, on Friday next, at 4 p.m. For London, via Suez and Southampton, ditto, ditto, ditto. For Mediterranean Ports, via Suez, ditto, ditto, ditto. For India, Cliina, Manilla, Batavia, ice, via Point de Galle, ditto, ditto, ditto. -, For Capo of Good Hope, via Mauritius, ditto, ditto, ditto. For Mauritius and Reunion, via Aden, ditto, ditto, ditto. For Swan River, via Melbourne, ditto, ditto, ditto. S. T. HARDINGE ' ' . Postmaster. P.S.-Important Notice.-The French Transi1 Rate on Letters and Newspapers for England to be forwarded via Marseilles, and the British Postage on Letters and Newspapers for British Colonies and Foreign Parts transmitted via the United Kingdom, must be prepaid by means of ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 17 September 1860
' ' Steam to Melbourne. Beturn Tickets. Return Tickets., THE T. S. N. Company's Steamship " CITY Oí1 HOBART," Alfred Darby, Commander, will leave for MELBOURNE, on JTHUR8DAY , the 20th September, at three o'clock p.m. ? Fabej, , &lt; , m £ 8. d. > , Beturn Tickets, available tor ' ,)jU two months or fourvoyâmes... 12 10 0 ' ' 'Bingle Passage, Saloon. 7 0 0 . ' ' Single Passage, Steorage. 3 10 0 .Children under 12 years of age in pro- portion. . ' BENJ. M. CUNNINGHAM, Manager, T.S.N. Co. ' Franklin "Wharf, ', Septomber 17 th, 18G0. Direct and Nearest Bo ate to the Snowy , River Gold Fields. Steam to Sydney, via Twofold Bay. THE T.S.N.Co's Steam- ship "TASMANIA," J. Clinch, commander, will leave for tlio above ports on or about THURSDAY, the 20th SeDtcmbor. at NOON. Fakes to Twofold Baï, The nearest Port to the Diggings. Saloon. £7 7 0 Steerage. 3 10 0 ''Children under 12 years of age in proportion. ' ' BENJ. M. CUNNINGHAM, ,, Manager T. S. N. Co. , Franklin Wharf, h . 'Sep...
SHIPPING. POET OF HOBART TOWN. ARRIVED, [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 17 September 1860
,; :.... shipping. -? , POET OF HOBART TOWN. AIÎ111VKI), Sept. IG-AVee Tottio, brig, lol tons, A. li. Brown, from Geelong, the 12th instant, in ballast. Agent-T. I). Chapman &. Co. September 10.-Boomerang, schooner, 105 tons, Quested, from Melbourne tho 30th August, via ¡East Coast, with sundries and produce. Passengers, ,,Cabin-Mrs. Hattrell, Miss Waul, Mrs. Robinson, , Mr. Pitchei. , , September lo.-Munford, schooner, 100 tons, ' Bao, from Peru, 2Sth May, via Tahiti the 28th July, and Port de France, the 20th August, with ' guano and hide?. COASTERS INWARDS. , , Sept. 15-Allison, from Lady's Bay, with palings; Becherche, from Lady's Bay, with palings. Sept.10-Petrel, from Huon, with timber; Star ,of Tasmania, Sorell, pi oduce; Annie, from East Bay Neck, with 40 sheep, she-oak and produce ; Odd , Fellows, Huon, with potatoes ; Susan, from Flight's ; Bay, with palings ; hollis, from North West Bay, firewood j Sisters, from Huon, with timber for Old h-Wharf. 1 CliRAlíKD OUT. ...
A D E L A I D E. Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 17 September 1860
ADELAIDE. Thursday. Tho flour market is rather firmer to-day. Flour may be quoted at from ¿611 10s. to ¿C13 per ton. Wheat Gs. 3d. The cargo of timber ex Ocean, and Swordfish, were disposed of ut most satisfactory pricon ; .G ft. . palings realised 35s. Gd. Rain has fallen in the Northern Districts, but the cattle are not improving. Tenders havo been called for a New Mail Service to and from King George's Sound. Pavenfífra per Royal Shepherd.-Cabin, Mr. and Mrs. Grant.Mrs. Eastman, Messrs. .T.Crosb}', C. Brown, T. Barkly, Braham, and fivo steerage.
SYDNEY. Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 17 September 1860
SYDNEY. Thursday. Business is almost at a standstill owing to the arrival of the mail. A letter from the Upper Murray states that several parties had been induced by report of the Victorian Government Surveyor to take roule through the Kiandra Mountains to Snowy River and had been lost. Mr. Bloxmore reached the Ponds Station on Toona River with scarcely a stitch of clothes on his back, ho and his party having been out five days without food and fire. Some have not yet been heard of, and, it is feared, have perished. James Malcolm & Company's Trustees havo surrendered the estate. Liabilities .£7,900, assets JES.OOO. James Blakland of Paramatta has surrendered. Liabilities £27,000. Assets £¿1,000.
CALIFORNIA. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 17 September 1860
CALIFORNIA. By way of Sydney, wo have Californian papers to the 9th July. Tiio San Francisco Herald ofthat dato lias tho following :-~ "There is again some ltttlo doing in wheat for export, but at about 10j. 1031b. rcduotion on late figures. It is believed that soma now Charters have boen effected, but rumours in reference to the sub- ject lack reliability. Negotiations, however, bato been pending for several days, for one or two ves- sels for Australia. " Tho produce exports since 1st inst. embrace 1.218 barrels flour, lG.OM sacks wheat, and 24,993 sacks barley. " Flour.-Jobbing sales of 300 quarter-sacks Golden Gate extra at Gdols, ; ISO do commercial do, at Gdol 23c, and COO do Lick's do, at Gdol 2»o, per 2001b. " Cornmaal.-20,0031b Russian River, jobbed at 3Jc. Wheat -A parcel of 203 sacks inforioi old sold for distillation at 1 dol. 20c. j 500 ditto now brought Idol, 45c. ; and 4,000 ditto good old sold for export at Idol. 40e. for 1001b. Barley.-dioico brewing is quotable at 1...