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THE GOVERNORSHIP OF THE COLONY. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 19 March 1858
THE GOVERNORSHIP OF THE COLONY. We understand, on good authority, that General Macauthub has revoked his acceptance of the Government of the Colony ou the proposed doparture ot Sir Heney Yoiuío, on leave for twelve months, and that His Excellency has, in deference fo the opinions of his re- sponsible advisers, relinquished iiis in« teution to avail himself of his leave, and therefore does not quit the colony.
VICTORIA. (BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH. Launceston, 18th March. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 19 March 1858
VICTORIA. (iiï ELEoinic TrLEonAi'ir. Launceston, 18th March. The lîoyal Shepherd arrived tit the wharf thi,s morning from Mel bom ne bringing Victoii.ui Journals of Monday and 'luesday. The papers are almost entirely taken up with the summary for England for transmission per Emeu, which vessel was to sail on Tuesday night or Wednesday morning. The flour and grain market continues firm at last quotations. CARRICK RACES. (nr ELECTBIC TEraoEAra) (From our own Correspondent.) The Carrick Races came off-on "Wed- nesday. The following ia tho result of the da) 's racing. MAIDEN PLATE. Mr. Motton'* Coronet. 1 Mr. Syinon's Boogciio. .. 2 Mr. .Ionian's Patient. ¡S Mr. P. Koan's Tolegrnph. i Mr. J. How.itor's Mus MadeÜno .. .. fi Mr. John Cox's Sir Walter. 6 [CARRICK PLATE. Mr. R. Liindslo's Camel. 1 Mr. T. Hill's Garryowen. 2 Mr. W. Brown's Plying fhilibrs .. 3 Mr. J. Jordan's Moss Rosa. '.. 4 BREWERS' PURSE. Mr. J. Jordan's Moss Rose. 1 Mr. J. Syinon's Lord Raglan. 2 Mr, J. Cox's Sr Walter. ...
LATEST FROM INDIA. POONA. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 19 March 1858
LATEST FltOM INDIA. POONA. The following letter from Delhi con- tains some very interesting intelligence : «f Delhi, 29th December, 1857. Capital"news has jil« airived, which will cheer the heait of every well wisher to his country and the cause of justice. Delhi has been placed under the supervision of Sir John Lawrence. That pflicer was expected to. leave I Mooltan on the 5th January for Delhi, via Ferozepore, making double inarches. " The country is daily scoured in search &lt;>f hudmasltes, and every village where wires or telegraph posts arc found injured, in which there are no rebels in foi ce, has its head men hanged. This ¡9 the only effectual expedient, livery day sees the execution hero of some of the brutul wretches who sp, cruelly treated our poor women and children. " " The old King has saved his own m.i semble life at the expense of his friends. I know from a source perfectly uniin ppachabic that,-with the exception of the Pntteoala Raja, the pj-incipal Seik...
OATLANDS RACES. FIRST DAY CONTINUED. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 19 March 1858
OATLANDS RACES. Piebt ÏHv CosMSOxn. Awim tho departure of the Coach with our account of tho first race for tho "Maiden Plate," the rain fell in torrents, and continued incessantly during the whole of the day and following night, rendering all present on the course the picture of m hat has been elegantly termed by some wise unknown author, " drowned rats," Horses, jockeys, visitors, rum mullís allia, were in a woeful plight, and notwithstand- ing that they obtained their washing for no- thing, appeared to bnve no relish for the copious ablutions showered upon them w> boun- tifully by Daine Nature. Indeed the very booths were like unto shower-baths, particularly stb*t of the great sporting phenomenon of the ¿isttiet, George Frost. Hero a cb ice " spread," prepared expressly for tho Corinthians of tho district, was tumbled and tossed nbnnt by tho pelting rain, without any regard to the delicate appfl'itcs of fliosfl for whose 1 ohoof the said "spread" lind betn provided. "Rousting p...
MR. COMMINSSIONER BROWNE. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 19 March 1858
MR. - COMMISSIONER BROWNE. I r _ ¡I The gentleman with whose namo we have adorned these few observations has informed the pubiie from his judgment seat that " he never condescends to read the Mcrcuri/." We cannot but admire the learned gentleman's strength oí mind in resisting so strong a temptation, if, indee 1, he has succeeded in i eating it. We can assure Mr. Bhowxk that the loss is all on his side, Had he honored the columns of the Mercury with a perusal, he would very often have picked up crumbs of wisdom and good advice of which he stands much in need. Not condescend to read the Mercury \ Condescend too ! We like that. Then how does it occur that His Honor discovers what happens to be said in the Mercury concerning him F Has he an amanuensis to read oui Journal aloud ? Or does he discover j ita contents by intuition? Does his j own conscience tell him when there is: > or ¿s not au indignant article ia our columns .upon the disgraceful blunders which have ali nioug characte...
THE MERCURY [PUBLISHED DAILY.] FRIDAY, MARCH 19TH, 1858. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 19 March 1858
THE MERCURY fPtIBLISUED DAILY.] FRIDAY, MARCH 19th. 1858. On Monday next the 22nd instant a poll will be taken at Richmond, Jerusa- lem, Bellerive, and Rokeby, in order that the Electors may declare whether Capt. Ogilvie or Mr. Bctgess shall represent or misrepresent the District .of Cambridge in the Legislative Council. On Tuesday, the day following, the Electors of the District of Clarence will t>e called upon to decide between the respective claims of Messrs. Dawson and Abbott, both of whom are aspiring to the honor of representing that Dis trict in the House of Assembly. Upon the superiority of Mr. Dawson over his opponent Mr. Abbott we have already expressed n pretty strong opinion. The latter gentleman has been weighed in the balance and has boen found most miserably wanting ; whilst Mr. Dawsox, . who is a native of Tasmania, has, at all events, the negative merit of never hav- ing been tried. There aro principles involved in these «lections which are of far more im- portan...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 19 March 1858
Tuesday 23rd March. V«]nable bnilding allotments at Kangaroo Point. BRENT AND WESTBROOK, t"1 are favoured with instructions from the trustees of the late Dr. Scott to «eil by nuc .) tion, on the ground at Kangaroo Point, un Tuesday March 23rd at ten o'clock, Thelollouing valuable building allotments of land :-» ¡z : 17 acres & 1 rood of fine land, fronting ' } on the Esplanndo of the River Derwent, and which has been cut up into building allot- ments of half sn acre and upward«, as shewn in the plan to be seen at the Auction eers' Mart Í) acres & 2 roods fronting on Hill, High, &lt;fe Stenley streets at Bellerive. 2 roods & 21 perches having a frontage on Hill St. of 2041 links Si 311 links on Kiv«.r * Street. ', 2 roods & l8 perches with a frontage of 2044 links on Hil) street. 2 lotsof nearly equal dimensions with a f- frontage- of 1981 liul.s eoeh on South ft. 2 rood? & 34 perches with a frontage of - 201} links on South st. &am...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 19 March 1858
LAUNCESTON SHIPPING. (UV EEECTHIO TEXEGJUHl.) ARRIVED. March l8-Anna Maria, from Newcastle, N.S.W. March l8-Royal Shepherd (s), fioin Mol bourne. SORELL RACES. ¿ct TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY, 3C'Ji and 31st Match. STEWARDS: Messis. Wm. Hodgson, John Bellett, jun. Kobt. Halstead, IV. H. Glover, George Phillips. JUDGE: Mr. Win. Kearney. CLERK OP THE COURSE:' Mr. E. Mooro. TREASURER : Mr. B. Zelly. FIRST DAY. MAIDEN PLATE, ot 25 sovs. foi horses that have never won public money. Twice round the course. Heats. Town Plate weights. Entrance, 2 sov». FAUGH-A-BALL \GH STAKES, 10 sovs. cntunce. £1 added for produce of Fuugh-a Oallugli. Once round and a dis- tance. Heats. 2 years S st., 3 years 9 at. PURSE of 50 SOV3., piesented by the Hon James Whyte, Esq, Member for Pembroke, and Askin Mollison, Esq , Membei for So- rell, with a Sweepstnko of 5 sovs. each .iddetl. Town Plate Weights. Three Mile Heatj. Entrance, 3 sovs. PUBLICANS' PURSE of 3j sovs. One mile and a half. Town Pluto Weights Heals, E...
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. PORT OF HOBART TOWN ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 19 March 1858
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. PORT OF HOBART TOWN ARRIVED. ' March l8-North Star, brig, 122 tons, Dall, from Melbourne, 13th instant, with cargo. Pas- sengers-Captain Grant, Miss Livingstone and one steerage. Agent-H. Lipscombe. CLEARED OUT. March l8-Flying Fish, schooner, 123 tons, Lucas, for Geelong, with cargo. Passengers - Mr. H. B. Tonkin, Mr. Griffin. March l8-Tasmania, (s,) 285 tons, Clinch, for Sydney, with cargo. Additional passengers -Captain Casper mid 5 steerage. March l8-Southern Cross, barque, 348 tons, Mansfield, for South Seas, whaling. ENTERED OUT. March 17-Jane, schooner, 143 tons, Howard for Sydney. IMPORTS. North Star, from Melbourne-189 boxes tea, 77 half chests do, 1 cask preserved meat, 1 case workboxes, 2 hhds, 8 casks, 3 cases bath bricks, 110 hides, 11 casks beef, 300 bags raw sugar, 60 bales hops. Order. EXPORTS. Flying Fish, for Geelong-50,000 feet timber, &nbsp; 20,000 palings, 20,000 shingles, 70,000 laths, 20 cases apples, 2 cases boots, E. Lucas. Tas...
LATEST EUROPEAN. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 19 March 1858
LATEST EUROPEAN. The vacancy on the judicial bandi created hy the transfer of Mr. Justice Cressw/iji from the Common Pleas to the new Probate Court, has been filled by the elevation of Mr. Serjeant Byles. The Becordcrship of Poole, rendered vacant I y tie appointment of Mr. Hodgig tujjfche Chief Justiceship of tug I Cape, has been conferred by "Oar Majesty oti Mr. William Major Cooke, of the Western Circuit and Hampshire sessions. The following members of the Chan- cery bar have been called to the degrés of Qaeen's counsel :-Mr. Shelter, Mr. Greene, Mr. Amphlet, Mr. Fie uing, Mr. Buzalgette, Mr. Toller, and Mr. G ildsmith. Mr. William Augustus Tollemache has been appointed treasurer of the Kent r-nuntv courts, in the roora of the Ute Mr. Coppock. On Jan. 1, the Act passed in the late session to enable married women to dis- pose of reversionary interests in personal estate came into operation. Mr Russels, the Times correspondent, has been -°ent out to India in the same capacity he fi...
GENERAL INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 19 March 1858
GENERAL INTELLIGENCE. Hoon River.-In this district a narahcr ol highly interesting public meetings hare ji¿ been held, in connection with the British tnd Foreign lliblo Society. According to puMio notice, tho first wai lie-Id in thi Chapel at Victoria, on the 9th inst. Mr. Skinner oom. pied the chair, who, after prayer for a divina blessing by ¿Mr. Giles, callad upon Mr. I). B. Timlin.? to read the report, whioh spoke in tie highest lorim of tho untiring energy of tho goad oH co 'porteur, belonging to tho Hobart Toira Society, who had canvassed fro n Port Espéranos to She Oak Hills, on tho South Huon, and fmo Brown's River to Victoria, on the North ¡ having sold in a few week«, 35S Bibles, and 311 Testaments, amounting to £08 13s. 6d., the announceaient of which called forth the gratoi'ul applause of tho meeting ; tho most interesting part of the sale? being the great number of the largest tainily Bibles, that was disposed of ¡a tho district. The report also mentioned the kind manne...
POLICE OFFICE. THURSDAY. Before W. Ta[?]ton Esq. Police Magistrate. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 19 March 1858
POLICE OFFICE. THUESDAT. Before W. Tai loton Esq. Police Magistrate. Furious driving-Mr. Sub-Inspector Weale charged Dr. Bright hy information with furiously driving a horse in a phaeton on the New Town Hoad on the morning of'Sun dny week, by which the safety of passengers was endangered. Mr. Macdowell appeared for the defendant who was i ot iii attendance, and by wham the learned Counsel was instructed to plead guilty to the charge. The information, he said, lind heirn very properly laid, but ho undeistood, thal Dr. Bright, who was lin- allie to attend in consequence of professional occupation, had an urgent excuse for driving fast un the occasion in question, and as such was tlie case, perhaps the complainant would not pi ess for a penalty. . Mr Weale stated, that the Doctor was driving so fiuiously i s to excite the attention and olaim of tho passers by, and also of tho Toll-keeper, Mr Wright, who was in nttcn» dance m a witness, ,-md who had incurred some expense by his absence ...
CHINA, [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 19 March 1858
CHINA, Wo give below from the Overland Ghina Mail of the loth January, the particulars of* the capture of Yuh, and also the continuation of the particulars of the Assault and Capture of Canton. TUB CAïTOItE OF CANTOS. In our last evening's issue we promised to publish a fuller account of the Fall of Canton than any we had yet been ena- bled to trivo ; and now redee n our pro- mise, adding thereto the letters of the Chinese spy there referred io. Our Correspondent is evidently a careful observer of what happens around him, and his "observations" might well ap- pear in his own phraseology ; hut he prefers that we should tell the story for him. The bombardment of the City, of which he \yas an cyoTwit¡'ess, he says, commenced at ß in the morningofMon day the 28th December, and during the whole of that day the gunbo.its were busily engaged in transferring the vari- ous arms-British and French, Se.wun and Marines, Artillery and Engineers, Fifty-ninthandSepoys-fromHonam,the larger men-of-w...
ORIGINAL CORRESPONDENCE WE do not identify our opinions with those of our Correspondents. To the Editor of the Daily Mercury. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 19 March 1858
ORIGINAL CORRESPONDENCE Vú> do not identify our opinions willi tliose o&lt; o,iur Correspondents. To Hie Editor of tho X>(f¡ly ifeivury. Stn,-In looking' over the now Assessraont Roll wliiob hr,s just been printed ut tlio Govern- ment Printer's, I was rathor amused at tho number of blunders which it contains. Many persons oro there enrolled as Landlords, wlio uro but Tenauts, aud so on coutrnriwiso. For instance, I po>sos3 certain property ut lottery Point, which according to this limy roll is repre- sented as belonging to a lady, raiding in Eliza- beth-street ^ay I ask in that caso who isnn stveratdo legally for the payment offclhosaid | assessment ? »oui« obediently, VF155«
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 19 March 1858
[STEAM TO SYDNEY, VIA TWOFOLD BAY THE T.S.N. Co's STEAM-SHÍP "TASIANÍA" Will leave for SYDNEY vin TWO- FOLD BAY, on FRIDAY Morning, at 9 o'clock, 19th March. ClIAllLES TOBY, Manager T. S. N. Co March % i8.*8. Franklin, Wharf, STEAM TO KELBOUBtfE. THF, T.S.Ñ. Co,'- Steam Sllîp "CITY OF HOBART" will leave for MEL BOURNE on WEDNESDAY, the' Zlth March, 1858, at 3 o'clock. Chaules Tout, Manager, T. Sv N, (L'o. Franklin Wharf, March 12, I85S. 1226 For London, REGULAR T It A D E Rv jrJCfr THE CLIPPER. SWP, A^,% AURORA AUSTRALIA, tS/ÈSÊï* Al for 13 years, S£f-Tr£~ Ricirmn Corpino, Late of the Derwent, Cuimnander. For freight of wool or lussflge, apply. to Brow* & Co., Hobart Town ; Or, M'Nalbiitan Ss Co, 298 f Launceston Port Esperance. MR. WHOLEGAN'S Boat will continue to meet the Culloden steamer at Piton Island, on TUESDAY, coming to town,.und. on FRIDAY going to the Huon, lor the purpose of convening Passengeis to and1 from the above port. Franklin Wharf, lSlli March, 1858. m 21...
GENERAL INTELLIGENCE. ELECTIONS FOR CLARENCE AND CAMBRIDGE. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 20 March 1858
GENERAL INTELLIGENCE. Emotions roa CiAKEKOn and Cambbiüoe. -In our lending aiticlo of yesterday wc orro I neotislv st itcd that the clecti >n for Clarenco I takes place on Tuesda}, and that for the District of Cambildgo on Mondiy lins should havo bann reversed Hie elec ion ot a Member t>r ' tho Disti ict of C imbi ldgo t ikeä pi ico on I uos tUy, mid tho election for the District of Clarence on Vlondny Tound Drowsed-lcstoiday morning shortly after ten o'clock, the body of an elderly J mau was discovered H nitmg, just nt the mouth ot t io Constitution Dock 1 ho poheo bo it im j modi itcly put oil, and tho ho ly « is taken out ot the river uni coiivejLd to li V Geiici il Iloapitil to awut au mauest the deceased j | vv is du-ised in a blue shut and blick trottseis, and appeared to li ive not ion » been m the | water iho body has since been recognized as th it of an old mau, who formerly uns a black | smith at Richmond Batriar Assvuivr-Two or three diys a»o a ', brutal issttiilt w...
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 20 March 1858
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. Via Melbourne wo have Adelaide news to the 11th. The Register has published a monthly summary for transmission to England per Emeu. The returns furnished of the revenue and expenditure, exhibit the financial affairs ol' the colony in a very favorable light. Collison, of " flour" notoriety, had a second time been committed for trial on a charge of defrauding the South Aus- tralian Banking Company. Tho prose outors allege that Cjllison represented to the bank that ho had purchased from Air. Magarey 500 tons of flour at £11 or £14 10s. per ton, and that on such representation lie obtained large advances of money.
BAD TEA.—CAUSTION TO GROCERS AND CONSUMERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 20 March 1858
BAD TEA.-CAUTION TO GRO- CERS AND CONSUMERS. A fortnight ago we mentioned that a por- tion of the b idlv damaged tea ex " Eli La fond (lately wrecked off Black He id au the coustof Part I'li li lip } bail been »uiclmsed tor this mai ket, and last week we informed tile pul lie that some of it had actuillyar rived Wp have now to call uttentiou to au additional liupoi tatton of tlii.se damaged ,oods, per "North Stai," «lush ¡nrived beie from Melbourne on llmnduy Yester- day a sample of this lea was left at our office, so th it we can speak positively a« to its deleterious nature, and we should be wanting in our duty if ne did not at once make this matter known to the public To purchase titi" tea with a view to retail it will be an act of positive duhonesn, and if any should purchase it they ought to be held up to pubue itprelien ion In a case like tins, it is no use mincing about wold», and those who bought this poisonous art cle from the wrecked vesiel, deserve to be characterised in ...
SYDNEY. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 20 March 1858
SYDNEY. We have Sydney papers to the 13th instant. The investigation commenced by the immi- gration authorities of New South Wales into the alleged disorderly proceedings on board the Stebonheath during her voyage from England to Sydney, was not terminated at the date of the last advices thence. The version of the af- fair as given by the passengers differs so radi- cally from the story detailed by the matron and surgeon at the inquest on the body of Ann Cox, that it is very doubtful whether the present en- quiry will produce a satisfactory result, and more particularly as the evidence is not taken on oath. The Sydney Morning Herald very &nbsp; &nbsp; properly declares that the public will not be contented with anything less than such an in &nbsp; vestigation as will elicit the complete facts.