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ORIGINAL CORRESPONDENCE. We do not identity our opnions with those of our correspondents To the Editor of the Hobart Town Mercury. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Mercury — 1 June 1857

ORIGINAL CORRESPONDENCE. We do not Identity our opnlous with thons of our correspondent! To tlia Editor of the Holmfc Town Mercury. Sia:-.In the Hobartoa Courier of the 26bh inst, appears a letter signed "A Tas- manian," wherein he proposes flomo amend- ments in the report of the "Select Committee upon fclie Waste Lands Bill"-and as the Land question is at the present time of the utmost importance, for upon it depends the increase or decrease of the population of this our adopted Country, if that writer is correct as regards the comparative value of Pastoral Lands in Tasmania with those of the neigh- bouring Colonies, it goes to shew that here woolgrowing should be but a secondary con- sideration and A;»ricrlture the Primary-for with Agriculture Commerce must riso or fall. And when we consider the present and past prices of Poultry, Butter, Cheese, E¿gs, Pork, Ghain and Flour, wo muse all admit that Agri cultuie has been much neglected. I am uwaie that the ícply to this will bo "the...

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Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Mercury — 1 June 1857

, PUBLISHED BY AUTHORITÏ. ALLPWANCE IN LIEU OP FORAGE. Commissariat. Hobnrt Town, 2fith May. 1857. THE Periodical Hoard appointed to determine the rate of money allowance to be granted in lieu of forage ,m kind, to mounted officers in this commune), have fixed the same at four shillings and one penny per diem for each hoi se, for the month ending 31st instant. Stephen Owen Assistant Commissary Gcncial. ACCOUNTANT OF STORES' OFFICE. 26th May, 1857. TENDERS will be received by mo until noon on Wednesday, the 17tb June next, lor supply- ing the Colonial Service at New Norfolk, from the 1st July,1857, to 31st March, 1858, with the under- mentioned articles, in such quantities as may be required, subject to the conditions of the invitation for Tendpra for Annual Supplies, dated 27th Janu- ary last : Fresh Meat, at per lb. Vegetables, at per 100 lbs. J. Tohster. ' COMMISSARIAT, HOBART TOWN. 1st June, 1857. SUPPLIES. niENDERS, in duplicate will be received at I ttiii office until 12 o' clo...

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INDIAN ITEMS. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Mercury — 1 June 1857

INDIAN ITEMS. Frcm various Inaian journals ve mike t!ie following extracts : The Kumube with Peasia.-Tire Besnl MurJcaru says :-?» The rumour to which we alluded a few days aga of the force assem- bled at Umballa being intended a» a lewrve in V e Punjaub on the, march qf the PessWur A, ' ? ' Division into Afghanistan, which is now looked upon as a certainty, is gaining strength every day, and we liave been informed that . arrangements are quietly but steadily going forward tor the respective changes. The Commander-in-Cliief isjhnspecting the troops at Delhi, Agra, kc, pour passer le temps, and . will very soon, after his return to Mcerut, .move on to Umballa, and on his reaching that station, or Very soon after, the orders relating to the westward move may be expected^ to appear. It is further rumoured that Major General Reed, who it may be remembered commanded a brigade at Ferozeslmhur, of which H. M. G2nd formed pnrt, will be passed over, and that Brigadier Cotton will be selected...

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HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY.—FRIDAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Mercury — 1 June 1857

HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY.-FRIDAY. "~ The bon' the Speaker entered the House at 7 minutes past 4 o'clock. ' ?» . V. 4\ NOTICE OF MOTION Mr. ALLISON gave notice, that he should move on the next sittii'g day for copies ol' cones pondencB * between the Surveyor-Geneial ond lessees of Clown Land relative to coats of convey, anees &e. , The COLONIAL'TREASURER give notices of motion, for the first sitting day relative to the supplementary Estimates for 185(5. JURY ACT AMENDMENT BILL. The AT TORNEY GENERALmoved the seco.id leading of the Jury Act Amendment Bill, and hi doing so, explained briefly the objects of the Bill. One object of the Bill would be to confino the cir- cuit within which persons were liable to he sum- moned to servo as jurors to within 25 miles as for- merly ¡ and another object was to reduce the fees allowed to jurois which, at the present time were enoiuioui. The Bill wis read a* second time, and the Houso resolved itself into Committee. On the reading of tne first cla...

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UNITED STATES. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Mercury — 1 June 1857

UNITED STATES. We have Boston and New York papers (tia San Francisco) to the 7th March. INAUGURATION OF JAMES BUCHANAK. The Inaugural Message.-Washington March 4.-The President elect was inaugu- rated with the usual ceremonies to-day« The weather was propitious, and nothing occurred to mar the harmony of this great national epoch. The message was brief and terse. Mr Bu- chanan speaks feelingly of the great import» ance of the restoration of that harmony among tho people of the different States of this Kepublie, which eau be the only safe- guard of our nationality and tho preservation of our free institutions. He alludes to the endiug of the late politi- cal contest, aud approves the Kansas and Nebraska act. The President recommends that the surplus revenue now accumulating in the Treasury should bo voted to objects of a strictly na- tional character, and that such provision should be made that no more revenue be col- lected than an economical and republican administration may requir...

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Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Mercury — 1 June 1857

EUROPEAN AND AUSTRALIAN ROYAL MAIL COMPANY (Limited) The following, or othermagnificent Screw Steam 8hips belonging to the Company will be dis- patched from Hobson's Bay with her Majesty'» Mail« for Southampton (via riuez and Alexandria) touching at King George's Sound and Point de Galle, asunder :- Horse 18S7 Tons power Captain Maichl5... European ...23S0 ... 530 ... - April 15 ... Columbian...2300 ... 530 ... - May 15 ..Oneida .2-100 ... 550 ... Hyde June 15.Australasian 2800 ... 750 ... ... July 15.Simla.2440 ... 030 ... Cooper Rates of passage money from Melbourne : r £ £ To King George's' Sound ... 20 15 Point de Galle. 60 45 Aden. 80 t 00 Alexandra.105 " 80 Malta."0 90 Southampton .120 100 Passengers going to Marseilles can only be booked to MbIIOj but Iho Company will h ive a steamer at Malta to convey them to Marseilles. ^ For freight or passagejphtiWof eablnsj and other nformation, apply to KERR, BOGLE, & Co. Hobart-Town. MACKAY, BAINES ti CO. Apcnts, Hall of Commer...

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QUARTER SESSIONS.—FRIDAY. Before Joseph Hone Esq, Chairman, and W. Knight Esq. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Mercury — 1 June 1857

QUARTER SESSIONS.-FRIDAY. Before Joseph Hone .Esq , Chairman, and W. Knight Esq. Tlie Courb sat at 12 o'clock,by adjournment from the previous day for the purpose of pass- ing sentence upon the prisoner, who had. been convicted. SENTENCES. Hugh Mc Jüor,obtainining goods under falie pretences. > - His Honor, referring to the prisoner's police character, observed that he had previously com- mitted the same offence in this colony, and, from the mode in which ho committed the present, it was evident that he was an adept in the art of a trickster. The pi ¡semor it appeared was sent to this country from Donegal, ia Ire- land, for'cattle stealing, and had been a con- stable. He was sentenced to penal servitude for four years. William Rigby, assault and robbery. The prisoner had been transported from England in 1812 for ten years for picking pockets, there being a former conviction recor- ded against him ; he was sentenced to penal servitude for ten years. Lewis Myers, feloniously receiv...

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SUPREME COURT.—FRIDAY. SITTINGS IN BANCO. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Mercury — 1 June 1857

SUPREME COURT -FRIDAY. Sittings in Banco. Before their Honors Sir Valentine Fleming, Chief Justice, and Mr. Justice Horne. (In Equity.) Esther Solomon, widow, v. Joseph Solomon. The Attorney General stated that in this case a bill had been filed by the plaintiff, the widow of the late Mr. Judah Solomon against the devisees, or against those in possession of the freehold estates for the recovery of her dower. The learned Counsel now moved that the defendant be ordered to deposit in the court, for the inspection of the plantiffs various document, deeds, books of account, &c. The defendant had stated, in his answers, that he was ready to produce the same, in such manner as the court directed. The Chief Justice said that the important point was the admission by the defendant that he had the documents in his possession. The Attorney General replied that there was such admission; the defendant was ready   to produce them, and had set out the various documents in the s...

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HOBART TOWN PRICE CURRENT Corrected up to five o'clock on Saturday Evening las [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Mercury — 3 June 1857

'HOBART TOWN PRICE CURRENT Corrected tip to five o'clock on Saturday Evening las ALE Se BEER-(whoUale) Alé, Bass's No 2 | 'per doe le lot Od Worthington and Robinson's No 3 per hid 01 Os Od Alsopp'sNo 3, per Mid IO Os Od Ditto .pate East India per Jad 19 Bl Od io IO 10« Orf Other brands per IM «1 IO» Od lo 19 AUopp't per dozen Ms Gd io ll»6d Hy ass's Ms Gd to Us Gd Duckworth's 11» Gd lo Us öd Bryant and Davis'* 12-1 Cd lo 13i Od Marzctli'slls Od io ' lis Od Hubert's 10» Od lo 10s Od Otltcrboltlers.lls . to lis. Varier, Harelay'«, per Mid li 6s 0 lo li 10» Elliott and Walney'tper hhdlG 0» Od lo ti 0» Oilier brands lit 10» Od to li 0» Od Trueman'* X per hlid IO 6s Od to 16 6s Od Trueman's XX per hhdlG 10* Orí to Vi 15« Od Taylors' stout per Mid V} 0» Od to Vi IO» OdByass's quarts par doz 12» Od to 13» Od Whilbread'b stout per doz 12» Od to 12» Od Marzelli's porter per doz l8» Od lo 12» Bryant and Davis'i per doz 11» Odio 11» Od Other bottiers per dos 1<7 Od to 11» Id BUTTEE...

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POLICE OFFICE.—MONDAY. Before F. Burgess Esq. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Mercury — 3 June 1857

POLICE OFFICE.-MONDAY. Before F. Burgess Ejq. Night Charges.-Eight drunkards wore fined £1 aud one £2. Two for disturbing the Penco wero fined 5a each, and one for using obscene language was fined £1. Mary Bing for being out after hours was sentenced to oue months imprisonment, Before Messrs, Burgess and S. Moses. larceny.- William Lee was charged with stealing oue coat of the value of 4s, the pro- perty of James Bates his fellow servant. The prisoner pleaded not guilty and elected to be tried by the Bench. Jaue« Bates deposed to the cQitba\lag b,een io bia stooping 0PWt»9Bv «tiÇUv ?» minutes before he missed it. The prisoner wash is fellow servant.and they were both in the employ of Mr. C. J. Todd of Ottawny'a Hotel. The coat was found in the prisoner's possession. He gave him in custo ly for steal- ing it. The prisoner slept in the same apart- ment. The coat produced was his-he could swear to it by the braiding. By the prisoner-He did not know for what purpose he took the coat. Th...

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ABSTRACT OF SALES [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Mercury — 3 June 1857

ABSTRACT OF SALES Messrs Brent and Westbrook, this day, at Bridge- water, sale of stack. Messrs Warley and Fiodsliam, this day, 39 Camp- bell-street, provision and grocery store. To- morrow ut the Mart, household furniture. Mr. W. A. Guesdon, this day, at the Constitution Dock, prime beef and boats; snshe?, assorted, doors, and Stockholm tar. To-morrnw, on the premises Macquarie-strcet, household furniiuie, piano forte &c. GOVERNMENT NOTICE. Tenders will be received by the Accountant o Stores until noon on Wednesday, the 17th of June next for supplying the Colonial Service from the 1st of July 1857,to the 31st of March 1858, with the undermentioned articles, (at the places notified) in such quantities as may be required, subject to the conditions of the invitations for Tenders for annual supplies, dated 27th January last. i At Launceston :-Vegetables, at per 100 lbs. Fire- wood, dry gum in log, ditto Ditto, ditto, in billets, ditto. At New Norfolk :-Fresh meat, at per lb. Ve...

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LOCAL INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Mercury — 3 June 1857

LOCAL INTELLIGENCE. Extension op tiie Police Act.-The Governor, by.a Proclomation, dated the 28th ulto, has extended the Police Act to the Town of Bothwell. i Municipal Election,-The Sheriff has appointed the Election for the Alderman, in the room of the late Mr. Hurst, to take place on Wed- nesday the 17th instant at 8 o'clock in the morning in the New Market Place, where, also, the Poll will be taken in the event of there being more than one Candidate, to commence at 9 and close at 4 o'clock p.m. A New Post Office has been established at the River Leven, and Mr D Lines has been ap- pointed Post Master. We may observe, incident- ally, that several new Post Offices have been recently established in various parts of the Colony, with an evident desire to meet the wants and wishes of the community, Anxietï fob Conviction.-We have repeatedly had cause to feel regret at the un- seemly anxiety shown by the Constables to obtain convictions, and that, too, in defiance of that spirit of fair...

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MISCELLANEOUS SHIPPING [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Mercury — 3 June 1857

MISCELLANEOUS SHIPPING Vesscl Bottom up.-Captain Hallion, of the French barque, Kepler, from Boidcuux, reports that on Apiil 24th, in lat. 38° 32'south, Ion. 47° 30' east, (Faris), he fell in with a vessel bottom up, the keel being only above writer. He sent a boat to her in charge of his chief officer, but was unable to ascertain her name. She appeared to be about one hundred and twenty feet long, clipper built, black, with white painted ports. The water being very clear, they discovered that she w»i three ma ted the masts were painted white. She had her mainsail clewed up, und topsails and mizen set. His carpenter endeavoured to scuttle her, but was unable, owing to tho heavy sea. Although the boat remained by her two hours, uo fmthcr intelli- gence could be obtained. The Heath eii Bell for th's port sailed from Gravesend, on the 20th March. The Nrw Ship Northern Empire.-If a proof were required that our port is the finest in the world, and that all nations are attracted for com- ...

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Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Mercury — 3 June 1857

BIRTH. On the 31st ult. at Battery Point, the wife of GEORGE Smith, of a Son. DIED. At Glendhu, on Friday morning, the 20th May. PRINGLE WHYTE, Esq., aged 43 years.

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Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Mercury — 3 June 1857

PUBLISHED BY AUTHORITY. TENDERS FOR TREASURY BILLS. Commissariat Tasmania. Hobart Town, 2nd June 1857. mCNDERS, in DUPLICATE, will be received kjL^ at this Oflice until noon on Monday next the ¡8til instant for Bills to be drawn on the Lords Commissioncis of iler Majesty's Treasury, at 30 day's sight in Exchange for British Money, in sums of not less than £100 each. Parties tendering are particularly requested to ?tate on their tenders in what sums they wish the several Bills to be drawn. Stephen Owen Assistant Commissary General. ACCOUNTANT OF STORES' OFFICE. 26th May, 1857. TENDERS will be received by me until noon on Wednebday, the 17th June next, for supply, ing the Colonial Service at New Norfolk, from the 1st July,1857, to 31st March, 1858, with the under- mentioned articles, in such quantities as _ may be required, subject to the conditions of the invitation for Tenders for Annual Supplies,, dated 27th Janu- ary last : Fresh Meat, at per lb. Vegetables, at per 100 lbs. J. For...

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GENERAL POST OFFICE. 3rd June 1857. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Mercury — 3 June 1857

GENERAL POST OFFICE. 3id June 1857. SHIP MAILS will be closed at this office ns under : For Sydney and New Zealand via Sydney, per " Tasmania" on Friday next 2 p.m. F.C. Sun ii P. M. G.

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COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE YESTERDAY'S MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Mercury — 3 June 1857

COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE YESTERDAY'S MARKETS. Wheat is much enquired for,tlie supply being small ; 8s. is the price quoted yesterday, but an advnnce is anticipated. The demand for oats has somewhat declined, but 13s. Cd. is freely given for good quality lor export. Hay is in request, and from £9 10s. to £8 is paid for best samples. The crain market, generally, is in a very unsatisfactory uondition,being greatly influenced by the prevaling drought. LONDON. Tho London 'Daily Telegraph * of the 21st March, thus describes the aspect of commer- cial affairs : Although it is stated in certain quarters that money is easier,discount accommodation is not procurable under tho bank rate 6 per cent, being charged even for first-class bills. The demand also remains very brit-lc, nlthough less excitement prevails than on Tuesday and Wed- nesday last,when the settlement of theStockEx change accounts gave riso to an extended en- quiry. It was generally imagined from the continuous pressure and the f...

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SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. ARRIVED [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Mercury — 3 June 1857

SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. Juno 1-Schooner Scotia, 119 tons, Tregurtho, from Melbourne, ¡21st instant, with coals. Agent<!, Phillips and Bci.k. June 1-Tasmania (s), 285 tons, J. Clinch,,from Melbourne May 30. Passengcis, Mrs. Edgecombe and child, Mr. W. J. Clarke, Mr. Casper, Mrs. Woolff, Miss Clark, Mr. Degiaves, Master Davis, Mr. and Master Huybcrs, Air. Block, Mis. Barrett, Miss Turner, and 14 in the steeinge. . DEPAUTURES, June 1-Schooner Gold Seeker, 160 tons, G. Wilson, for Melbourne; passengers-Rev. Kerr Johnson, Mrs. Johnson and 8 children, Mr. Galer, and 13 steerage. June 1-Adeona, for Adelaide. CLEARED OUT. June 2.-Goethe, Ship 530 tons Austin for South Sens-Whaling Ground. IMPORTS. ' Per Tasmania from Melbourne-Five cases books McPhcrsoti and Francis ; 1 wool screw, 1 copper plate, Brown and Co ; 1 cask coffee, Ger rand and Co. ; 7 banelr coffee, J. M. Gould; 28 barrels coffee, 20 bags do., 30 bales gunny bags, Order; 6 tierces tobacco, 10} do. 43 bags coffee. 8 ca...

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Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Mercury — 3 June 1857

Thursday, 16th July. THE ALLAN VALE ESTATE. MR. G. A. KEMP, Has been favoured w ith instructions from Thos. Fenton, Esq., to dispose of by Public Auction, at the long room of the Union Club Hotel, Muiray-strcet, on THURSDAY, JCth, July, at 12 o'clock, THE above-named SPLENDiD ESTATE of ALLAN VALE, containing Nine Thousand Acres of Land, divided into nine Farms, which will he disposed of separately. This Estate is hounded hy the River Derwent, and intersected hy various streams ; it is well fenced and divided into paddocks ; on one lot is a first-rate Stone House, suitable for a large fumily ; ulso a capital stone hain, stable, and a vaiicty of out-buildings, wijh large gai don well stocked with fruit tiees, and seventy acres in cultivation, many of the othci lots have building? upon them with land undei tillage. Allan Vale is only 33 miles from Hobart Town, 12 miles from New Norfolk, consequently only 12 miles from water carriage. For feitility of boiI, beauty of sceneiy, or eligi- ...

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SIX DAYS' LITER ENGLISH NEWS, PER NORFOLK. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Mercury — 3 June 1857

SIX DAYS' LiTEß ENGLISH NEWS, PER NORFOLK. The fine clipper Norfolk, arrived in Hobson's Bay on Friday last, having made the voyage from London in the rein.irk.ibly short period of sixty-seven days. She bring3 advices fro n various parts of the world to the 22nd March, six days later than the news by the Simla. From the tenor of the English political news it may be assumed that Parliament waa dissolved on the 24th or 2oth of March ; and in the mean time the election campaign w.ts proceeding with great vigour. The chief portion of our miscellaneous news from England, consists of murders, suicides, forgeries and fires. French political matters display no remark- able novelty, which is something new in itself -King Bomba seems to sit a little moie eaiy upon his volcano, and it is even said that he is behaving so well as to have a chance of being restored to the good graces of his bro- ther potentates, Prussia aud Switzerland still decline to em- brace ; each power standing upon its dig...

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