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LOCAL INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 19 September 1845
LOCAL INTELLIGENCE. EXECUTION ON TUESDAY- "MOUSING.-At thc usunl hour, and nt thc usual place, Lockwood, Gomm, and Taylor underwent the last dread doom of the law, pursuant to their sentence, passed some weeks ago. Some expectation was entertained, that, In consequence of a supposed confession made by Eliza Benwell, Taylor's life would lie spared, but the fact of there being three ropes suspended from the fatal beams, indicated thc fu- tility of thc supposition ;- the three men were evidently to suffer. There was a very large con- course of people assembled to witness the Execu- tion,-the largest, indeed, ire have ever witnessed in this Colony,-and at seven o'clock wc observed a number of females, several of whom had black eyes and broken noses, with other indications of colonial gentility i sevcrnl respectably dressed little boys had also placed themselves against the railing, In front of the public offices, who, as well ns the women, seemed to look forward to the awful scene, with...
Shipping Intelligence. HOBART TOWN. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 19 September 1845
ê>I;ippinçr 5ntdlÍ0cnrc. HOBART TOWN. ARRIVALS. September lß.-Ship Marian, (iRO tons, 4 pins, Kettlewell, master, from London! sailed from the Downs 14th June; with 301) male convicts. Passengers-Surgeon-Superintendent Dr. Elliott, R.N., Lieutenant Marsden and Ensign Royd of 11th Regiment, 50 rank and file, 6 women, and 12 children. September 16.-Brig Louisa. 18G tons. Milton, master, from Sydney tOth September, with cedar. Passengers-Mr. and Mrs. Newmnn, Mrs. Dillie and two children. Ensign Chenffe, 51st Regiment, B. Franklin, and Constnble Wicks. Septemher 16. - Schooner Marys, G2 tons, Griffith, master, from Port Adelaide 5th Sept., with general cargo. Passengers-Mr. H. Poole, Mr. Lucas. September 18.-Barque Jahn, 273 tons. Quin- ton, master, from Rio de Janeiro Gth July, with pirt of the Rebecca's cargo. Passenger - Mr. Condell. Agent-Kerr, Bogle, and Co. September 18.-Brig Grecian, ftom windit voyage. I BCPAnTOUES. Septemher Hi.-II..M. sloop-of-wa) Racehort IS guns, Captain ...
THE OBSERVER. HOBART TOWN, FRIDAY, SEPT. 19. THE ENGLISH PRESS AND THE COLONY. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 19 September 1845
THE 0 BSE RY ER. HOBART TOWN. FRIDAY, SEIT. 19. THE ENGLISH PRESS AMD TUB COLONY. THE receipt of nearly n month's file of Eng- lish pnpcrs obliges us to postpone tlte consi- deration of locnl questions of tlie tiny. In thc following, however, we furnish the re- marks contained in n lending article of tlie Morning Vost, of .May 30tli, on tlie affairs of the colony : "We have intelligence from Yan Dic mcn's Land to the 5th of February. The pecuniary embarrassments of the Govern- ment continued undiminished, and in addi- tion to former debts which it lind contracted -thc beginning of a Tasmanian national debt-n sum of ;£'.!0,000 was being bor- rowed from one of thc locnl banks nt the rate, it was said, of seven per cent. A. com- mittee had n short time previously been ap- pointed by Sir Eardley Wilmot to take the whole financial concerns of the colony into its consideration, with a view to mensures being devised to make the expenditure not exceed the revenue. The report of this committ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 19 September 1845
FOR LONDON. To Sail on the 25th September. "j&faA THE A 1 British built barque S0NS OK COMMERCE, 450 tons ~xQ¡&&fKÍ![ register, E. C.Williams, Commander «OtoOTiieíttí' having thc whole of her oil on boartl, ami the greater part of her wool engaged, will sail as above. ? This ship carries an experienced Burgeon, and lifts admirable accommodations for cabin, inter- mediate, and steerage passengers. For freight or passage, apply to Titos. D. CHAPMAN & Co. Macquaric-strcct, 14 th Aug. To Whalers. Boyd Town, Twofold Bay, New South Wolca. SHIPS cnn refresh or refit at this ?&lt;í?5£ív?£fei Hnrhour, free of nil Port Charges, ?TsïK&nîS Pilotage, &c., and can obtain wood, ^¿>iriiá¿actfi> water, fresh and salt provisions, ve- getables, ship chandlery, stores mid slops of every kind and description : and, if required, thc service of experienced shipwrights and boat builders up- on thc most reasonable terms. N.B.-Oil or Bone taken in...
THE GAZETTE. COMMISSIONERS' OFFICE, 9th September, 1845. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 19 September 1845
T O E^'GA ¿ E TTE. COMMISSIONBilS' OFFICE, 0/A September, 1815. Noticeis hereby given, that thc following Claims for Grans will bo ready for examination, by thc Commissbncrs appointed for that purpose, upon or hmnediiudy after thc Otb clay of November next, on or hf fore winch day any caveat or counter claim must lie entered. William Bastian, Carlton, Pembroke, 56 a. (Originally located to William M'Guinness, who sold to I. Bliss, who conveyed to applicant.) bounded on the northern side by 32 chains west- erly along a location to James Waterson, now oc- cupied by or belonging to H McGuuuriss, com- mencing at the south-east angle thereof on a creek running into the River Carlton and crossing a road leading to East Bay Neck, on the western side by 19 chains southerly along- a location to William Cooper, on the southern side hy 32 chains easterly along; a location to John McGuinness re- crossing the aforesaid road to the creek aforesaid, and thence on the eastern side by that creek to ...
MR. GREGSON. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 23 September 1845
MK. GREGSON. WE hnvc to congratulate Hie Colony on tlie Secretary of State's approval of Mr. Greg son's appointment to a scat in the Legisla- tive Council. Thc delay of this approval must have rendered the honorable gentle- man's position in the Council a mortifying one-unmerited, though it might be deemed -nnd. his retirement he must also have felt would have exposed him to equivocal re- marks. Now every thing of the kind is removed, and the very delay enhances the testimony which the Secretary of State's approval involves. "We are glad too, that it should have come nt a period in which a sense of common interest and common wrong is universal in the Colony, and has gone far to extinguish party and personal animosities by making the Colonists, almost to a man, one party against British injus- tice, and that thus Mr. Gregson's confirma- tion is appreciated as a public benefit. May the honorable gentleman be enabled to serve the Colony with zeal, integrity, and talent as long as it ne...
WATER COMPANY. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 23 September 1845
AV AT EU COMPANY. WK understand tlint it is in contemplation to establish n. Joint-Stock Company for the purpose of supplying this city with Water. It is proposed to raise n certain sum of money in shares, and to appropriate it to the purchase of pipes, (of which there is a considerable supply in the possession of the Government,) and to the general exe- cution of the works required, under the sanction of an Act of Council. His Ex- cellency, it is said, is willing to sell the pipes belonging to Government to a Com- pany nt a long credit, nnd it is nlso under- stood that he will grant any number of Probationers to carry on the works, giving a long credit for their wages. The advantages of n proper supply of pure water are too obvious to need being insisted upon, and everybody has come to thc conclusion that thc time has arriveront which it has become imperiously necessary to ndopt mentis for obtaining it. But there arc a few persons who differ from most of those who have considered :...
THE OBSERVER. HOBART TOWN, TUESDAY, SEPT. 23. THE CONVICT SYSTEM. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 23 September 1845
THE OBSERVER. HOBART TOWN, TUESDAY, SEPT. 23. ' THE CONVICT SYSTEM. , THE people of South Australia hnvc culled n Public Meeting to protest against thnt mensure of the Crown, hy which condi- tional pardons to our prisoners may bo 1 granted, with leave to proceed to the neigh- | bouring colonies-a mensure, upon which f they look ns n more circuitous course to f pollute their social state and swell their criminal population. Though we cannot ¡ concur in their immediate object, we may sympathize in their alarm. To exclude ! from a province of the Crown a portion of British subjects, released from bondage, would be, to restrict general liberty, and to concentrate here a class which it is desira- ble to dissolve by dispersion. A feeling of proud hostility to the prisoners is neither just nor humane. To place them under an inexorable ban, is neither consonant with British equity, nor thc pure morals of the Christian religion. But the royal province may well feel nnxiety at the extent of a...
OFFICE OF ORDNANCE. Hobart Town, 4th September, 1845. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 23 September 1845
OFFICE OF ORDNANCE. Hobart Town, -Ith September, 1R I.5. The respective Officers of her Majesty's Ordnance give notice, that Tenders for Old Straw, Ashes, and Privy Soil, in the Military Ilarrncks and Com- missariat Stores at Launceston, for One, Two, or Three Years, commencing on the 1st October next, will bc received nt this olfice until Wednesday, i the 21th instant. Particulars may be learned on application to the Iîarrack Muster, at the Military Ilarrncks, Hobart Town, or to the Harrock Serjeant at Launceston, between the hours of ten nnd three o'clock daily. Thc Tenders to be expressed in the following form : (Vince and Date.) I do hereby offer thc undermentioned sums per annum, for thc Straw, Ashes, and Privy Soil which may accumulait.* at the Military Barracks and Commissariat Stores at Launceston, for the period from 1st October, 1815, to thc Suth Sep. teinber, 18 Hi, 1817, nnd ISIS ; mid to cleanse the Privies whenever required, upon two days* notice in writing being given...
SHIP MAILS. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 23 September 1845
SHIP MAILS. For London, per Sonn of Commerce, on Wedncs- | ilny, 2 Ith .September, nt 6 P.M. precisely. For Sydney, per Louisa this dny, nt i P.M. For Fort Albert, Flymy Squirrel nt 4 P.M. For Fort Phillip, Platina, Tuesday, at 5 P.M. For Sydney, Marriott, Friday 3rd Oct. nt S r.»r. ;
SYRIA. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 23 September 1845
The treaty of July, 1841, seems to have done little for Syria, if there be any truth in the accounts contained in tho following letter, dated Beyrout, 17th May; and there can be little doubt that it is substantially correct : A civil war, and one of extermination, reigns at this moment in the mountains, between the Druses and the Christians, and during the last fifteen days, the horrors we have seen perpetrated around us are dread- ful. On every side the sounds of battle are heard, and nothing is seen bul fire and flame '. Houses, villages, churche-, and convent« being reciprocally a prey to thc flames. We have before us the appalling spectacle of no less than eleven villages and a number of Maronite churches and convents in flames, and what is worse, when the Christians are victorious, they enter tho Druse villages, put- ting tn the edge of the sword men. women, and children ; the Druses following tho ex- ample when they are victorious. All tho silk-worms of both parties, the sole ...
POLICE DEPARTMENT. 30th August, 1845. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 23 September 1845
POLICE DEPARTMENT. 30M August, 1815." Tenders for the supply of fuel for twelve mondia fi om thc 1st October next, for the pinces, and ¡il the quantities under-mentioned, will be received at the Police Olliee, Hobart, until Thursday, thc 25th proximo ; they are to bc addressed to thc Chief Police Magistrate, and marked outside "Tenders for Fuel." Wood to be delivered at thc Watch-house, New Town, in quantities nt the rate of 80 lbs. per diem in thu summer, mid 320 lbs. per diem in thu winter. Wood to bo delivered nt the Watch-houses at Bridgewater, Kangaroo Point, and Glenorchy, in quantities at ihe rate ol' 10 lbs. per diem in tho Bummer, and lu'O lbs. per diem in the winter nt each Wntch-huiise. The fuel to be delivered by the Contractors in such quantities and nt such times ns may bo re- quired. Any further information that may be required cnn lie obtained upon application to thc Chief Clerk nt this ellice. FllANCIS ButtGESS, Chief Police AJaijintrate.
Markets. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 23 September 1845
áHariutó. IIOIIAUT TOWN, 22ml SEPTiiMncn, 1815. Wheat. 5s. 3d. per bushel. Hurley. 3s. to :Js. 3d. ditto. Outs. 3s. ld. ditto. Mnizc. 3s. Od. ditto. liny, pressed .. .1'3 5s. per ton. Ditto, loose,... JL'3 ditto Straw . 30s. to 10s. ditto. Potatoes. £3 to XJ3 10s., advancing. Green Peas and New Potatoes have made their appearance. New Potatoes .. *ld. per lb. Green Peas .... 3s. per bushel. Carrots. 3s. per doz. Eggs. Kid. ditto. Cubbngc. ls. ditto. Caulillowers .. ls. Gil ditto. Onions, . 20s. cwt. Fowls. 3s. per pnir. * Ducks. 5s. ditto. Geese . 3s. (id. to -ls. each. Turkeys . fis. to 7s. ditto. llutter. ls. Oil. to ls. 9d. lb. Apples. Ms. per bushel. Shingles . 5s. (id. to li's, per thousand. Sawn timber .. 5s. to (is. per IOU feet. Posts and rails .. 18s. to 2.,s. ditto. Palings, broad.. 5s. fid. to 7s. ditto. Ditto, narrow .. 4s. fid. to 5s. ditto.
FOREIGN INTELLIGENCE. PRUSSIA. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 23 September 1845
FOREIGN INTELLIGENCE. PRUSSIA. The Government of this country, it will be seen by tho following extract of a letter, dated Berlin, 25th ult., will not join in any attempts forcibly to suppress the new re- ligious movement in Germany : Our Government has come toa resolution on the subject of tho German Catholics, and has addressed the following- circular to the regencies and the consistories :-" As re- ligious liberty exists in Prussia, the move- ments of the German Catholic Church cannot be arrested, nor can tho German Catholics bo prevented from followinir the exercise of their modo of worship. Never- theless, tho time is not come for deciding whether this church shall be acknowledged, because the direction of this movement is not yet clearly established. It is upon those principles that tho authorities arc to act. Thus, they are not to give officially to tho German Catholics the appellation of community, nor the title of president to tho directors; neither is the new Church to bo ...
POLICE OFFICE, OATLANDS. 31st August, 1845. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 23 September 1845
POLICE OFFICE, OATLANDS. 31W slugust, 1815. Tenders will bc received nt this oliicc until Wed- nesday, the 24th day of September next, for the supply of Fuel required for the Police Oliicc and Watch-house at Oatlands, and the Watch-house nt Spring Hill, for 12 months from tho 1st of October next. The quantity required for the Police Office is y201bs. daily in winter, mid KOIbs. in summer ; and for tho Watch-houses respectively lOOlbs. daily in winter, add -I Ol Iis. in summer. The Tenders to state the price per lOOlbs. JOHN WIIITEPOOIU), l'olice Mngistrntc.
Miscellaneous Shipping. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 23 September 1845
íHíáccIInnroitá ^Ijippinrj. Thc Oratoria wns advertised at Sydney for Launceston, vii Port Phillip. Thc steamer Shamrock nus to leave on Mon day, Hth September. The Henry arrived yesterday from Adelaide. The Dorsel nnd Emma from Sydney ¡ thc Jane Geary anti Thuin, from Hobnrt Town, nrrived nt Adelaide on "loth August. The linnhe sailed from Adelnidc for Sydney on ?loth August, mill thc '1'eazcr for Melbourne on .Hst August, and thc Marys, for Hobart Town on 3rd September. The Vnion, 32ß tons, Todd, was to sail for Launceston on the 10th June i thc Jane, Ituck lnnd, on thc loth ; und the Elizabeth Buckhorn on 1st .Inly. ! Thc Tamar from Launceston, the Dublin from Sydney, and thc Ellice from l'ort Phillip, entered inwards nt thc Custom House of London on thc 0th June. Thc Souvenir arrived at Melbourne on the 7th, and was advertised to sail for Launceston and Circular Head on the 13th. Thc Sans /'.ireil/e, from Hobart Town to Ade- laide, put into Melbourne on thc 1th September, throug...
VESSELS IN HARBOUR. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 23 September 1845
I VESSELS IN IIARI10UK. Barque Elizabeth ami Jane, laid up . Itenonn, loading for London . Tenamerim, loading for Mauritius Urie;.. Gazelle, discharging . Julia, loading for Tort 1'hillip . Union, discharging . Scout, from Melbourne . Henri), from South Australia Schooner Mercury, loading for Circulnr Head . Minerva, discharging . Alpha, from I'ort Albert
THE CELEBRATED DIALOGUES, PART II. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 23 September 1845
THE CELEBRATED DIALOGUES, PART II. * AUODT IIAI'TISMAI. REfiLNEllATION ¡ CO.S1MKMA TION ; THU AUTHORITY OK TBE C1IU1IC1I, AND OTlll'.R INTERESTING SUIIJUCTS Ol' CONTRO- VERSY IN THE CHURCH OL' ENOLAND, AT THU PRESENT TIMU. ncnvEp.s THE HOM. ANO REV. ALLCRAKT INCUBUS, AND FAMILY; THE RF.V. ÜB. 1IOOKEM ; THE VERY REVEREND ARCHDEACON DUAL; THE RIGHT HON. 8111 JAMES GAMMON; THE MILUMAY FA M1LY, AND OTHERS.