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No title [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 18 September 1860
. îSatt}âVs9iv tsmtiiiM i Mifam àà m layad tóaoníplctoliíspürcüááeof 385 Koreíi beCaMMu fia did not think one singlo inch ought to have been taken from him, but he would readily have done so if no land had been token from him. He con- sidered that the value of the 115 acres, together' with the other land, would be inestimable; he .would not .have takeu .£1000 for it. Had he com jpleted his purchase he would have had to pay £1 bo acre, but the land was worth more; it was Worth Ü20 an acre, certainly not less than £3 per Kore. Witness estimated the amount from the Value of the mineral in the quarry, namely Dysodile. In cross-examination by the Solicitor-General the witness stated that oil extracted from Dysodile in America was selling at Melbourne at 8s. per gallon, and that the extraction hore would not be expensive; he hod burnt some of the oil, and it gave a brilliant light. At this stage of the proceedings, His Honor sug- gested an adjournmeut as there was only one more case for t...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 18 September 1860
, Pûjjcb RpBTEB,.-The ínagist ratos on tho Ros- ter for 'to-day aie J, IÎ. Bateman and J. Walker, Elds. ,WK aro requested to diow attont(oi) to Mr. Ivor's Solo of Confectionery, this ¿lay, when will be also sold, a very superior Almond Mill and Two Weighing Machines. [Ahvt.J
CIRCULAR HEAD. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 18 September 1860
CmCTJLA.lt HEAD. AimrvED. September 17.-Abboy, schooner, from Mel . bourne. , "d\X'''. .. BA,MD lisi September 17.-Eva, Water Lily, and Dove, ¡.schooners, for Melbourne. j'rjWind, S.E., stvong. Wet.
[?] [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 18 September 1860
»^JA^fw-. '.^i i', .as^s ñM» MM ¿buts wili dose at tiio Qeücnú J'öfll Office, líobart Town; äs under : For Adelaide,! mid Sydney,' via Melbourne, peKünt.vessel, this day, at 5 p.m. _ For sMelbourne vin Launceston, per Royal Shepherd, do do, at 5.30 p.m. Tw.afplhnurne, per City of Hobart, on Thura day next, ut 2 p.m. For London, via Suez and Marseilles, per Iî. M. S Jeddo, via Melbourne, on lMlay next, at I p.m. For London, via Suez and Southampton, ditto, ditto, ditto. For Mediterranean Ports, via Suez, ditto, ditto, ditto, For India, China, Manilla, Batavia, ¿Le, via Point de Galie.ditto, ditto, ditto. For Cape ol' Good Hope, via Mauritius, ditto, ditto, ditto. For Mauritius and Reunion, via Aden, ditto, ditto, ditto. For- Swan Uiver, via Melbourne, ditto, ditto, ditto. Tor Adelaide and Sydney, via Melbourne, per fir¿t vessel, ditto, at G p.m. For Melbourne, via Launceston, per Black Swan, ditto, at 5.30 p.m. .' - S. T. HARDINGE " Postmaster. 'P.S.-Important Notice.-The French Tran...
THREE HUT POINT. CLEABED OUT. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 18 September 1860
thb.ee hut poníT. CLEABED OUT. -, riSeptembor 31.-Wild Wave, schooner, 70 tow», 'A-jB. Sinitti, for Melbourne. EXPORTS. Wild Wave, for Melbourne.-22,000 foot »awn timber, 2,000 li feet palings, 20,000 5 feet palings, 300 fruit trees, A. B. Smith. IMPORTS. Vunford, from Peru and Tahiti-235 tons guano, '100 bides, 1 cask limo juice, Maning Jiros &lt; ' . _
SHIPPING. PORT OF HOBART TOWN. ARRIVED, [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 18 September 1860
SHI P PIN Gr. .'PORT OP HOBART TOWN. : . AUKIVKD, September 17.-Tasmania, T. S. N. Co's (.crew steamer, 285 tons, Clinch, iiom Sydney the 13th instant,' with sundries Agents, T. S. N. Co. Passengers from Sydney. Cabin-Mr. J. D. Colombo, Mrs. Hoc, and infant, Mr. Roc, Mr. Allport, Mr. Jones, Mr. Simpson. Steerage-Mr. John Raven, Mr. William Cater, Mr. Cuneo, Mrs. Brew, Mrs. Lovett, Mr. and Mis. Folley. One cabin passenger ft oin Sydney to Twolold Bay,' and five Bteerage. Do steel age from Twofold Bay Mrs. Hopkins, a. Hall, H. Wilson, S. Turfitt, A. Rainbird, S. Rowland, J. Housley, W. Ramsay, B. Piper, R. Colwotth, J. Johnson, A. Foster, S. Loauiias, J. G. T. and J. Smith, W. Birk well, J. Paterson, J. Geraghty. , , EN'nsiîK» our. September 17.-Picard, schooner, l63 tons, Griggs, for Melbourne. ('September 17.-Scotia, schooner, 101 tons, Bait lett, for.Mclbounic. IMFOR1S. Tasmania, from Sydney, via Twofold Bay-32i barréis pork, T. D. Chapman & Co¡ 2 cases, Luttrell & ...
PINANG, [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 18 September 1860
PINANG, By the'Shandon wo (Singapore Free Press, ' Aug. ,2,) have Pinang papers to the 21st ult. Petty piracy seems life near Pinang at present. On the ,4th July two; cases occurred near the Bunting Islands. Aphinesetope from Pinang to Kedah, laden with a chest of opium and other articles, was attacked by'two large and two small prahus. The other attack was made on a Malay boat. Some days afterwards a piratical prahu visited that part of Pinang called Bali Pulo. ,Tho pirates surprised a party of Chinese felling timber, and took away everything they had with them. , They also sur- prised a pie-nic party of Chinese moles and females, from town, who hod to take refuge in the jungle. At Pulo Bunting they robbed a party of convicts, who wore bringing shells for making lime of, of their rations and clothes. The police boat went out in search of the pirates, but did not Bucceod in meeting them.
TELEGRAPHIC DESPATCHES (FROM THE MELBOURNE PAPERS.) SYDNEY. Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 18 September 1860
TELEGRAPHIC DESPATCHES [l'BOM TnE MELBOUBNE PAPERS.] SYDNEY. Tuesday. Hain is apparently setting in again. The Taranaki Herald states that, in spite of tho Governor's caution to Waikato that a Maori King could not be tolerated, a successor to Potatau (his own sou) has boon chosen, and the ceremony of crowning him takes place this month. Wednesday. It is proposed to hold a groat public meeting, with the Governor-General in the chair, to express sympathy with the sufferers at Taranaki. The first stone of a New Eoniau Catholic Church hod boen laid at Botany. The schooner Henrietta was attacked at the Isabel, Solomon's Islands, by natives, who were repulsed ; but Captain Young's son was carried off, and the carpenter and four of tho crew of the same voisol were murdered ashore. ADELAIDE. Wednesday. The flour market remains stationary at X14 103. per ton ; wheat, at 6s., is not much ¡11 demand to- day. The imported stock of horses and bulls, ox Orient and Asterope, fetched good prices nt...
CALIFORNIA. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 18 September 1860
ÍJALIFOBNIA, By way of Melbourne u o have San Fran- cisco papers to the 9th of July. Tim Harvest.-The journals reiterate the assurances from all parts of the territory, that an cavly and most bountiful harvest ig antici: putei}; Triât, and Acquittai, op Chief Justice Terry/.--The San Francisco Herald, ol 7th July, says:-A. gentleman from San Rafael informs us that the trial of Judge Terry for the killing of Senator Broderick in a duel commenced on the previous day, in tho district Court ot Marian County. Tho jury was duly empanueled. No witnc-Fei appeared for the prost'cutinii. The Court asked whether further time was required, and the reply having been given in the negative,a verdict of "Dotguilty" was »turned. Judge Hardy presided,. , Native Y/ií¡e.-Tho Hapa Heporter says that at the present time General Vallejo has upwards of 20,000, and Colonel Rataszthy 25,000 gallons of the pure juice of the grape in their vaults, in Sonoma The Colonel's yield tlie present season is set at 70,...
SUPREME COURT. CIVIL SITTINGS. SITTINGS AFTER SECOND TERM. MONDAY 17TH SEPT., 1860. BEFORE His Ho[?]or Sir Valentine Fleming, Knight, Chief Justice. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 18 September 1860
, SUPBEMB COUBT. CIVIL SITTINGS. Sittings Afteb Second Tebm. MONDAY 17rji Sept., 18C0. BfiFOjtE His Hourn- Sir Valentine Heming, Knight, Chief Justice. These Sittinga commenced this morning, and His Honor took his seat at 10 o'clock. BUTCHElt v. Murphy. For the plaintiff Mr. J. C. Gresson ; (Pitt and Watchorn) for the defendant Mr. Allport, and Mr. Dobson, Crown Solicitor, (Allport and Co.) This was an action for libel brought by li. W. B. I »Butcher, against Daniel Murphy. The declavatiin sub forth tho libel at length which waspublishcdasanadvertisenient, dated 10th of'January last, in the Hobart Town newspapers, aud which imputed to tlieplaintili'thc giving of false testimony before the Commissioner of Insolvent Estates, obtaining peijm-cd witnesses to concoct evidence to prove an assault by the defendant, mid the raising of money by swindling. The damages were laid ut J31000. The défendant pleaded the general issue. Mr. Gregson having brielly explained the case to the jury, x>...
NEW SOUTH WALES. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 18 September 1860
NEW SOUTH "WALES. We have papers fron» Sydney to tho 13th by the Tasmania but they do not contain any news which has not been anticipated by telegraph. We have also by the Tasmania copies of the Twofold Bay Teleymph and the Alpine Pioneer. The Intelligence from Kiandra is very scanty and its general tenor wanting. We gather tho following brief particulai s : AnnivAi.s,-Come they will in spite of evory warning. Many bnvo lately arrived from the Rocky, Armidale, A.c. Thoy report nothing doing ; only Chinamen eau got a living there. Likewise fresh mon from the Victorian side appear daily in our st! cots: wousothoplural.nlthouglitheroareonlv two af, prp&ent (¡liât havo any pretension to such distinction, uñd ¿hey uro oidy traversed when diro necessity compels, boin« on tho avçragu ono foot deep in inucl.-Telegraph, Sept. 14. Prom Hw AW /ti Pioneer of tho 2Sth August. Tho weekly escort left, tho Camp last Saturday afternoon with the following : Gold, 1230 o?.s. 2 dwts. l8 qrs. No...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 18 September 1860
BIRTHS. &nbsp; September 17, at Roseville, Hobart Town, the wife of the REV. JOHN B. SEAMAN, of a daughter. MARRIAGES. On the 12th inst., at Cullenswood, by the Rev. B. Drake, Michael STEEL, Esq., of Thompson's Villa, Falmouth, to EMMA CHARLOTTE, eldest daughter of Henry Cowell, Esq., Cullenswood House. 19 s DEATHS. At Edinburgh, on the 28th June, Mr. JOHN M'FARQUHAR, of Geddes, Nairnskire, Scotland. Friends an neighbouring colonies will please accept this intimation. On the 15th instant, WILLIAM KING MONTGOM- ERIE, of Franklin, in the 69th year of his age. Friends are requested to follow his remains from St. George's Church, Hobart Town, to the place of interment, on Wednesday afternoon next, at half past two o'clock. On the 3rd September, at Brighton, Victoria, of influenza, Mr. EZRA LEWIN WILLICOMBE, in his 41st year, eldest son of Mr. Ezra Willicombe, of Hobart Town, Tasmania. s 19 On Sunday the 24th of June, at the residence of his father, Plymouth, England, Richard Cas...
MISCELLANEOUS SHIPPING. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 18 September 1860
MISCELLANEOUS SHIPPING. -' -The Tasmania, Captain Clinch, from Sydney, via Twofold Bay, arrived yesterday afternoon. The .'steamer left Sydney on Thursday afternoon and arrived at Twofold Bay on Friday night, leaving on Saturday. Cuptnin Clinch reports tlntfc the ' steamer experienced btrong head wiuds all the way , down. ' ' 'By private advices wc learn that the Reindeer '-'heneo was to sail from Sydney to Melbourne on tho 11th instant, with a cargo of maize. Tho Harp, also heneo, was to leave Sydney for Newcastle on the 7th. The Munfovd, lrith guano fruin Pim ii anil hides via Taliiti and New Caledonia, «hielt an i rod ou i Sunday, berthed alongside the New Whuif yestor ''day, but will bo taken to tho Franklin Wharf to f discharge. Captain Rae reports that ho loft Peru '"with a full cargo of guano on tho ^Sth May, and .out into Tahiti for water on the 2Sth July. From Tahiti theMuufoid took as passengers to Now Cal- edonia, thrco SiiitoCi of Charity with their Superior, kiùl also M...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 18 September 1860
i Steam to Melbourne. Betnrn Tickets. Return Tickets. THE T 8 N Company'» Steamship " CHY OF HOBART," Alfred Darby, Commander, will leave for MELBOURNE, , THUESDAY , ike 20th September, at three o'olook p m. F abbs - S 8 d Return Tickets, available for J two months or four voyages 12 10 0 .Single Pasaage, Saloon 7 0 0 Single Passage, Steerage 3 10 0 Children under 12 years of ago in pro- portion. 1 BENJ M CUNNINGHAM, Manager, T S N. Co Franklin Wharf, September 17 th, 1860 Direct and Nearest Route to the Snowy River Gold Fields. i Steam to Sydney, via Twofold Ray. THE TSNCo's Steam ship "TASMANIA," J Clinch, commander, u ill loave &lt;br the above ports on or about THURSDAY, the 20th Seotember. at NOON Fakes to Twofold Raí, The nearest Port to the Diggings Saloon £7 7Q Steerage . 3 10 0 Children under 12 years of age in proportion. ' BENJ M CUNNINGHAM, . Manager T S N. Co Franklin Wharf, t September 10th. 1860 j For Auckland, Kew Zealand. THE first-class sail me Schooner "T ...
POLICE OFFICE. Monday, 17th September, 1860. Before His Worship the Mayor. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 18 September 1860
POLICE OFFICE. &nbsp; Monday, 17th September, 1860. &nbsp; &nbsp; BEFORE His Worship the Mayor. Three persons were fined 10s. each for drunken- ness, four disturbers of the peace 5s. each, and one offender was fined 5s. or sentenced to seven days' imprisonment in default of payment for making use of obscene language in the public streets. ABSENT FROM HIS SHIP. -Richard Watson was charged by Mr. Hawthorne, Shipping Master, in the absence of Capt. Bayley, with being absent from his ship, the Runnymede, whaler, in breach of his articles the said vessel having now proceeded to sea. Defendant was sentenced to ten week's imprison- &nbsp; ment with hard labor. SUSPISION OF ABSONDING. -William Woods and Thomas Gibbons, the two men found, by Capt. Roe, stowed away on board the Muhford when that vessel lay off Tahiti, were brought before the Bench on suspicion of absconding, but as there was no evidence to offer against them the Bench ordered their immediate di...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 18 September 1860
WANTED-Immediately for the Country, a GIRL, to assist in Housework and do Needlework. Apply to LADY FLEMING, Holbrook Place. &nbsp; Sept. 17th. &nbsp; WANTED-A MILLINER. Apply at this office. s 18 Servants ! Servants ! ! WANTED Thirty Good Servants in every capacity. For hire, Servants, and Married Couples, with good character. Apply to MESSRS. PATEY & CO., Registry Offices, opposite General Post Office. s 19 WANTED a Situation as Nursery Gover- ness. Apply by letter to X. Y. Z., at this office. COACHMAN WANTED. Required im- mediately a sober steady man as Coach- man and Groom, with a good character from his last employer. Apply to Mr. T. D. Chapman. Sunnyside, September 17, 1860. s l8 WANTED-A COTTAGE of not less than 4 rooms, with garden attached, near town. Send address to C. F. G. Mercury Office. WANTED a General BLACKSMITH, he must be a good Shoer, and a steady man. Apply to Robert Huxtable, Argyle strcet. t c WANTED Four Furnished ROOMS, with the use of...
HAWAIIAN ISLANDS. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 18 September 1860
; HAWAIIAN ISLANDS. We, Sydney Herald, have received a Poli/nciiau of May 2Gth. ' The session for 18ÍÍ0 of tho Hawaiian Parliament ¡was oponed on the 23rd by the king in person, with ,the usual ceremonies. The opening speech is an able and clearly written document. It represents everything at going on well, but clu'ects particular attention to certain sug i gestions from tho Chief Justice, the Minister of Finance, and the President of tho Boord of, Eduii cation. Tho suggestions of the Chief Justice have reference, chiefly, to tho prevalence of n particular class of offences. Those of the Minister of Finance relate to certain proposed fiscal reforms and ar- rangements, and to a change in the mode of remu- nerating district justioes. Tho Prosidont of the Board of Education advocates a large substitution of English for Hawaiian schools, and the grant of Government aid towards independent institutions for the education and moral training of females. Besides pressing all these suggestion...