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EVENING SITTING. EXAMINATION OF THE INSPECTOR OF POLICE. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 26 September 1860
EVENING SITTING. EXAMINATION OP THE INSPUCTQU OP POLICP, Mr. Forster, Inspector of Polioe, was examined at tho Bar in reference to the ¡tom of Ü3O0O for watoh-houses in Public Works' Loan Bill. Mr. Forster stated that the sum estimated for the current year for watch-houses, was Ü3ÓO0, but Parliament had only idbwcd Ü1330. He pointed out tho necessity for tho several watch house for which the expenditure wf\s designed, as affording permanent police piotootiou to tho various districts, unit explained the items seriatim appropriated to each wntchhouisc. Ile stated, also, that watchhouscs of it more permanent character wore required on the main litio of road, as tho cott of conveying prisoners by coach entailed ft large expense on the Oovornmont, und it would bo some timo before tl|o escca t of prisoners would cease. Mr. Forster having retiicil, tim House wont into Committee on PUBLIC WOltKS LOAN BILL (OENERAL RflyHNUE), [IN COMMITTEE; I Mr. CARTER sftid he was perfectly satisfied «¡th ...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 26 September 1860
BIRTHS. On the 24th instant, the wife of SAMUEL WELLS &nbsp; ROBERTS, of a daughter. August 11th, at her residence, Prenail Farm, River Ouse, Mrs. W. H. WATSON, of a son. MARRIAGES. &nbsp; &nbsp; On the 18th inst., at the residence of the bride's &nbsp; father, by the Revd. J. M. Norman, DENTON STUART FLETCHER of Tallentire, Lake River, to EDITH, third daughter of George Gatenby, Esq., of Barton-Isis. DEATHS. Died at his residence, Macquarie-street, on Mon- day, the 24th instant, Mr. JOHN DOOLAN, compo- sitor, aged 23 years, for some years connected with the Advertiser office. Friends are respectfully in- vited to attend the funeral, which will take place on Friday next, the 28th instant, at two o'clock, from his late residence, Macquarie-street, near Molle-street. On the 23rd inst., at Grove House, Jericho, &nbsp; MARY, the wife of Peter Harisson, Esq., aged 64. The funeral will take place on Thursday the 27th inst., at 12 o'clock.
POLICE OFFICE. TUESDAY, 25TH SEPTEMBER, 1860. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 26 September 1860
POLICE OFFICE. TUESDAY, 25TH SEPTEMBER, 1860. &nbsp; BEFORE W. Tarleton, Esq, P. M., and Alfred Kennerley, Esq. Two offenders charged with drunkenness were fined 10s. each, five disturbers of the peace were fined 5s. each, and one person was fined 5s. for using obscene language in the public streets. BEGGING. -Thomas Anderson, a well known beggar and frequently convicted at this office, was sentenced to three months imprisonment for a re- petition of the offence of begging in the public streets. SETON against MORAN. -An information by Mrs. Elizabeth Seton, Murray street, against Eliza Moran of the same street, wherein defendant was charged with having on the 14th instant used threa- tening language towards complainant by saying " I'll watch for you day and night—I'll take your b——y life," and complainant prayed that defend- ant might be bound over to keep the peace. Mr. Lees for complainant. Complainant proved the use of the language charged in the information, and the evide...
VICTORIA [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 27 September 1860
VICTORÍA We have Melbourne papers to the 24th Inst : -They contain no political news beyond the fact that several members of Parliament were retiringfrom public lifehaving accomplished what they deemed their missions in contributions to the settlement of tho land question. Action under tha new Bill seems already about to le taken. The following paragraph relates to this subject : Last night's Gazette contains the announce- ment of tenders being accepted for the survey of 1,194,515 acres of country lands. This, we suppose, is the first instalment of 3,000,000 of acres to be surveyed under the New Land Bill. But if so,when is the remainder to be tendered for ? and when is the survey to be made ? The acceptance of these tenders, we observe, ranges between the 30th June and the 11th of Septem» ber, so that they have now been nearly three months in hand. We extract the following items from the Melbourne papers : MYSTERIOUS MURDER CASE.-An extra- ordinary revelation bearing on a case of s...
POLICE OFFICE. WEDNESDAY, 26TH SEPTEMBER, 1860. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 27 September 1860
POLICE OFFICE. -* WEDNESDAY, 26TH SEPTEMBER, 1860. BEFOBE W. Tarleton, Esq., P.M., and W. CroBby, Esq. , Four drunkards were each fined 10s., and ono brawler was fined 5s. Hendrick Whitnidder, t.l., was sentenced to tlireo months' imprisonment for being out after hours. COMMON DISTURBERS. - Juno Thomby and William Oakley were each bound in their good behaviour for six months as common disturbers of the peace. VAORANOY.-Potor Coy was charged with va grrncy in wandering abroad without any visiblo means of subsistence. He was sent to the Hospital. iNroRMATioNs DISMISSED.- The following in- formations for assault were dismissed, tho parties not appearing :-Gray v Clarko, Davoy v Harrison, and Wilson. BEFORE the Police Magistrate and D. T. Kilburn, Esq. BREACH OP THE LICENSING ACT.-Hamilton v. Harrison.-This was an information against Mrs. Elua Harrison, landlady of tho " Manchester Unity Arms," (formerly the Black Bull), corner of Harrington and Goulburn-stieots, for permit- ting disord...
INSOLVENT COURT. WEDNESDAY.—SEPTEMBER 26. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 27 September 1860
INSOLVENT COURT. WEDNESDAY.-SEPTEMBER 20. BEroBE His Honor Mr. Commissioner Browne. In re FITZCLABENCE ROBERTS. First meeting. Mr. Fitzgerald for insolvent. No debts were proved, and by tho consent of tho creditors tho mooting was adjourned till Wednes- day the 22nd of May next, in re HENRY WAITE» COX, (Licensed Victualler.) First meeting. Insolvent in person. No debts were proved, and the meeting was adjourned, and also meeting for discharge to Wed- nesday, 10th October. His Honor then rose.
TELEGRAPHIC DESPATCHES. [FROM THE MELBOURNE PAPERS.] [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 27 September 1860
TELEGRAPHIC DESPATCHES. I [FBOM THE MELBOURNE PAr-EES.] [Tho principal portion of the telegraphic intelli- gence contained in tho Melbourne papers was pub- lished in our message from Low Heads, in yester- day's Mercury. Communication with Sydney WOB much interrupted. Wo give tho items that have not yet appeared :-] NEW ZEALAND. Sydney, Friday. Nothing material is doing here, owing to the de- parture of the mail. In papers from Taranaki I find it stated that General Pratt withdrew the troops, inconsequence of tho receipt on tho spot, per Victoria, ot des- patches from the General Assembly at Auckland, and that ho would leave for Auckland on the 14th j but I do not believe this, because a resolution was carried in the Assembly, by 11 to 3, for the prosecution of tho war with vigour. The missing man-since known to bo killed-was Ramsay, private of the 40th. Strong efforts were made to recover his body j but it remained, with his rifle, and ammunition, in possession of the Maories. Gener...
EVENING SITTING. NOTICE OF MOTION. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 27 September 1860
-«.-. EVENING SITTING. NOTICR Ol' MOTION. Mr. GELL to inovo a resolution respecting the toruifi on which imperial and Colonial Convicts mo chaiged respectively on Imperial and Colonial Funds. (Thursday). T. I.EanAPIHC COMMUNICATION WITH VICTORIA. Tho COLONIAL SECRETARY movciUhnt Um resolution of tho House of Assembly, to tlio cflVet that negotiations be entoi ed into with tho Victorian Government with a view to the lustointion ol' telo graiihic coniinunic.ition nilli Victmia, and that oit'OOO or such îousûiinblo Mini as may huiicccssnry ho voted foi- that object, bo agreed to. Mr. BISDEE seconded. Motion put and passed. CROSS AND I1YK ROADS BIM,. [IN coMiun'i.i:.] In clauso l8 tho time for election of Trustées wan changed fioni January and Fobuiniy lo Mai di and April, and an altcraf ion was inado m clauses li) and US assimilating them to it. Hill reported, report adopted, Hill read a third timo and passed. tnniGATioN. Mr. CELL'S motion to COIIBÜOI- that part of nis Excellency's Spe...
VICTORIA. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 27 September 1860
VICTORIA. ARRIVED. I September 21.-Great Britain, s,s,s, 3,414 tons, Gray, from Liverpool, 20th July. Passengers, cab- in : Mr., Mrs,, and Misses (2) Gellibrand, Mr. and Mrs. Kenny, Mr. and Mrs. Logan and servant, Mr. and Mrs. Spero, Mrs. E. P. Bewick and family (3) Mrs. James Cottic, Mr. and Mrs. Austin, Dr.Wilson, Mrs. and Miss Wilson, Mr. and Mrs. Reynolds, Mr, and Mrs. Smith, Mr. and Mrs. Graham and family. Miss Nutt, Miss Webster, Miss E. Donaldson, E. Shannon, Mr. and Mrs. Paterson, Mrs. Baker, Mrs, Levy child and servant, Mrs, M'Lean and family (2), Mrs. Paul, Mr. and Mrs. Milligan, Rev. Mr. Gosman, Mr.-'. Gosniau and infant, Miss Joues.Mrs. Harvey, child, and sei vant, Mr. and Mrs. Crisp, infant, and servant, Rev. J. Adams, Dr. Jones, Rev. H. Claughton, Messrs. Janies Robinson, J. W. Jones, A.Matthews, Louis S. Milligan, Studholme, Wilton, Patterson, Cornish, Bray, Johnson, Alderaon, Anderson, Kenall, John Robinson, Thoa. Lollcy. D. Taylor, Turnbull, Ward, Crompton. Cameron,...
PARLIAMENT OF TASMANIA. LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 26TH. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 27 September 1860
PARLIAMENT OP TASMANIA. -* LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. WEDNESDAY. SEPTEMBER 2CTII. THE PRESIDENT took Ids seat at 10 minutes past 4, o'clock. NOTICE. Mr. WEDGE to ask the Colonial Secretary to- morrow, whether, as the Parliament expires by ellluxion of time on tho 23th August 1801, it is tho intention of tho Government lo summon the Parliament together prior to or after the now ejections have taken place ? CONFERENCE. Tho COLONIAL SECRETARY said, ho took it forjgruutcd that the Council would assent to the message of tho House of Assembly, and tho only que t ion was what number of member» would bo appointed as managers ; ho moved that the Council do agree to the message. Mr. EISDEE seconded. After some remarks by Mr. GREGSON and Mr. WILSON who questioned tho necessity of a con- ference, but did not oppose it, and by Mr. WEDGE who thought some specific reasons should have boon assigned by thoHoiiBsofAssBinbly.mid that tho conference would load to no useful results, and by Mr. LOWES who expre...
SHIP MAILS. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 27 September 1860
^---r SHIP MAILS. MAILS will close at the General Post Office, Hobart Town, as under ; For Adelaide and Sydney via Melbourne, per first vessel, on Friday next, tbe 28th instant, at 5 p.m. For Melbourne via Launceston, per Black Swan, do do, 6.30. S. T. HARDINGE Postmaster. P.S.-Mails for Sydney nnd Adelaide, are made up at this Office, and forwarded via Melbourne, by every Steam Vessel departing from notiart Town or Launceston. -?
THREE HUT POINT. CLEARED OUT. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 27 September 1860
THREE HUT POfNT. CLEARED OUT. I September 22.-Creole,schooner, 131 tons. Carte, for Melbourne with sundries. EXPORTS. Creole, for Melbourne-10,000ft. full cut sawn timber, 20,000 0 ft. box palings, 10,000 0 ft. do. 6 tons potatoes, CO bushels apples, 2,000 ft, market cut «awn timber, COO posts and rails, Gourlay & Armstrong.
SHIPPING. PORT OF HOBART TOWN. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 27 September 1860
S HIPP IN a. --^ PORT OP HOBART TOWN. ARRIVED. September 20.-Hargraves, schooner, 171 tons, Hendorson, from Newcastle, New South Wales, the ICth instant, witb coals. Agent-Armstrong. COASTERS INWARDS. September 20-Edward and Christopher, from .Forestier's Peninsula, with she-oak ; Stt anger, from Port Esperance, with timber. ENTERED OUT. September 2C.-Macquarie, schooner, 120 tons, Graves, for Port Albert. September 20.-Glencoe,barque, ICO tons, While, for Port Albert. CLEARED OUT. September 20.-Tyne, schooner, 91 tons, Riddle, for Melbourne, with sundries. IMPORTS. Hargraves, from Newcastle, New South Wales, 200 tons coal, Armstrong. EXTORTS Tyne, for Melbourne-500 posts and rails, 8,000 ft. umber, 10,000 palings, 50 bags oats. CO tons potatoes, 30 do.,'peas, 50 bags lime, H. Lipscombe.
THE TOWN HALL BILL. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 27 September 1860
THE TOWN HALL BILL. MR. DuNK.ín the absence of Mr. CHAPMAN who was prevented by indisposition from attending the House, moved last evening the second read ingofthe Town Hall Bill. The honorable member stated, in reference to the petition which had been presented against this Bill, and to which but thirty or forty uamcs had been appended, that the petitioners were evidently laboring under a misapprehension, as the money proposed to be borrowed for the erection ot the Town Hall and other buildings in con- nexion therewith would not, as they supposed, increase taxation. It was pointed out, how» ever, by Mr. ROOKE that us the Bill contained a clause empowering the Corpora- tion to borrow money it could only be intro- duced by the government. The COLONIAL TREASURER stated that there were one or two other alterations which would have to be made. He promised to consult with his colleagues on the matter and, should there be no objection, tuke charge of this Bill. Wo sincerely hope there wil...
THE MARINE CABLE. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 27 September 1860
THE MARINE CABLE. IN moving the adoptiun of a vote of six thou- sand pounds, or such other reasonable sum us might be necessary, as Tasmania's share of the expense of restoring telegraphic communication with Victoria, the COLONIAL TREASURER stated that the government of the latter Colony seemed indisposed to continue the line. We cannot but think that this indisposition is more assumed than real. To refuse to assi.-t in restoring a Cable which has been notoriously destroyed through the ignorance of those appointed by themselves to survey the bed of the Straits and determine tile course of the Cable, would scarcely be consistent with equity or jitsiiee. Mr. INNES intends proceeding to Melbourne to have a personal interview with the Vic- torian Cabinet on the subject, when wo have no doubt arrangements will be made for having communication restored. A letter nddressed hy a party connected with the telc.Taph to one of our citizens has been handed to us ; and there arc one or two portio...
LATEST DATES [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 27 September 1860
I LATEST DATES England. AUERICA - New York . San Francisco Valparaiso . Capo of Good Hope ... Mauritius . ... Ceylon . Ohma . Madras . Calcutta. Singapore . Batavia. AUSTRALIAN COLONIES : Sydney . Adelaide. Melbourne . Brisbane. Perth . NEW ZEALAND: Auckland . Wellington . Nelson . Otago . Taranaki .