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CHARACTERISTICS OF MORMONISM. (From the Times.) [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 26 March 1858
CHABACTEBISTICS OF MOrçMONISM. (From the Times.) Ix appears to be the opinion in the United States that the 'Mormons are preparing for another Hegira, if we may judge from some numbers of ÛaDeaeret News which have lately reached us. The expedition against them has f.iilud, indeed, this time, simply because it started too late in the year, or rather was delayed too long in Kansas. In consequence of this procrastination the year had advanced too far, the snqw full, the gras^ failed, with the failure of the grass tije mules dropped off, and ás 'the mules dropped oh?, tlfe supplies dropped' off.' ' The consequence is tlu>£ Colonel Alex- ander, with J.O0Q bayonets and tv/o /jeld batteries, is now encamped in winter quarters on Ham's Fork, 143 miles from the Salt Lake City, waiting for the spring. Colonel Johnston and Colonel Cooke, with 600 more men, have prob fably before now joined him. But though the expedition hat failed this time, it is obvious that 1600 men, reinforced by 4qiibl...
WALKER! (From the Leader.) [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 26 March 1858
W ALKEB! (From the LeaderX WaTíKEB has escaped, with hk expedi- tion, from tho vigilare» of the United States officials, has Wed, and is again in full career on the «eld of Central America. TJus timo tho truth is to» transparent foi;, ous- English waters to bo prepared with any direct accusation |of the United States Government; they l.ltmit their attaoks to Walker, but write jai President Buchanan and his food* I jutors, implying all kinds of censure be- cause Walter has. left one part of the American continent for another- Now there is not only a total absence of any case against the United »tates Govern- ment, out there really is nothing very eerious to own»!*» of ¡n the whole aft ?-fair:-Let us'seo what Walker hfts"donor His latest adventure is really up to the right filibuster standard. It will he . remembered, without a lengthy recapit- ulation, of his previous doings, that Walker's fortunes were not very long ~ ago represented as being about as bad as ' they could be. His exp...
THE LANDING OF THE FILIBUSTERS.—WALKER THE FIRST IN NICARAGUA. (From the New York Herald.) [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 26 March 1858
THE LANDING OF THE FILI- BUSTERS.-WALKER THE FÍBáT IN NICARAGUA. (From tho New York Herald.) The news of the landing of Walker in j Nicaragua, which we publish this morn , I iug> W'M take by surprise those who have insisted on sending him to the bottom of the Gulf of Mexieo, and it confirms in every point the judgement we have on several occasions expressed recently, after a full examination of the attending cir- cumstances. 'f he bold Filibuster landed on Scott's wharf, at Punta Arenas, opposite Grey town, on the 25th ultimo, with 150 men according to the telegraphic despatch, having landed 50 at the Colorad« mouth of the river, which he tried, as we sup- posed he would, but could not enter. This is a smaller number of men than he was reported to have taken away from Noiv Orleans and Mobile, and there will be much curiosity to know what has be- come of the rest of his forces. The land- ing operation,it seems, was boldly and sue cessfully effected under full view of the United St...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 26 March 1858
1 /\; stea^tootdÄ,'.'.-;.' vîatwofol'd bay THE T.S.N. Co's 8TEAM.SHIP "TASMANIA" Will leave for SYDNEY via TWO FOLD BAY, on or about SATUR DAY, 3rd April, afc NOON. Chames Toby, Manager T. S. N. Co Mareil 27, 1858. Franklin Wharf. 146S MELBOURNE LINE OP PACKETS FOIl MELBOURNE DIRECT. The fine first class Bnrque «MOUSÄ M," 198 tons, J. McDonald, _I Mnstcr, will sail for the above port, on Saturday next, the 27th instant. For fr«ight or passage, npply to H. Lipscombe, Murray-street. Hobart Town, 20th March, 1858 Black Ball Line of British and Aus- tralian Packets, for Liverpool. Forwarding Passtnigeva and Wool to Ii on don. The Clipper Ship SHOOTING STAR, 1375 ton» Hcgister, William ___I Alcock, Commander, will be despatched from Melbourne, on or about the Cth of April. Apply to-; Kf.uk, Boole & Co. New Wharf, 23rd March, 1858. 3 a 1418 -j Notice to Passengers per Aurora Australis. ALL Passengers per Aurora Australis for London are requested to be on board by Saturday evening ...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 27 March 1858
STEAM TO MELBOURNE. «s T Is. Tnn T.S.N. Co.'s Steam Ship ^$0¿sV "C1Tr 0F HOBART" «È^S will leave for MEL BO JUNE on WEDNESDAY, tho 7th April, 1858, at 3 o'clock. Chaules Tobt, Manager, T. S. N. Co. Franklin Wharf, Müich 2ü, lä5S, 1518 IV9R. FARQUHARSON, THE CELEBRATED ' DESCRIPTIVE VOCALIST,, BEGS to announce that he will have tho honor of makins his FIRST APPEAR- ANCE in Hobart Town, in one of his VOCAL AND DESCRIPTIVE ENTERTAINMENTS, ON MONDAY, APItIL &lt;6xir. Full particulars of which will be duly announced. 1490 [NEW TOWN RACES, 18 5 8. UNDER TUR PATRONAGE OF IIIS EXCELLENCY SIR HENRY FOX YOUNG. To start oneil Day at 12 o'clock precisely. Treasurer-H. Butler, Esq, M.II.A. Clerk of the Course.-J. Eddington, Esq. WEDNESDAY, THURSDAY, anil FRI- DAY, 21st, 22nd, and 23rd April, 1858. FIRST DAY, WEDNESDAY, 21st APRIL. MAIDEN PLATE. Of 30 sovs., for horses that have never won public money; two mile beats; Town Pinto weights; entrance, 3 sovs. THE-TOWN PLATE. Of 100 sovs. for ...
COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE. YESTERDAY'S MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 27 March 1858
COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE. YESTERDAY'S MARKETS. No activity is visible in the grain market. Wheat is selling at last quota- tion*, 7s. 6d. per bushel, though a very superior sample might realize 7s. 9d. Hie demand for colonial o its is light, and 6s. GJ. is the general quotation, yet 7s. was given yesterday for a first-rate article. English barley is in brisk de- mand at 8=. to Ss. Gd., and Cape also at 6s. G.I. to 7s. 3d., according to sample. Hay moves off readily, loose hay fetching £7 to £8, country pressed, £G 10s. to £7 10s., and hydraulic presold £S to £8 10s. per ton, according to quality. Potatoes ai e still very scarce, and sell at £10 to £12 per ton. i The' enquiry for in ions is rather dull, recent quotations still ruling, £1G to £18 per ton. The flour market continuos quiet. Flour from the best o ilouial wheat realizes £17 to £10 per ton according to quantity. Bran and sharps are in brisk demand, the former at 2s. 3d. to 'li. Gd. per bushel, and the latter at £10 ' to £12...
LATEST FROM VICTORIA AND SYDNET. [BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH.] Launceston, March 26th, 2 p.m. (From our own Correspondent.) [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 27 March 1858
LATEST FJiOU VICTORIA AND SYDNET. [BY EOTCTBIO TGLUOItiPn.] Launceston, March 2G:h, 2 p.m. (From our own Correspondent.) Tip: Beyal Shepherd arrived in tin river at 8 o'clock last night, bat owing fo the thickness of the fe« did not got under weigh until 9 o'clock this morn iu^'. She has ju-.t reached the Wharf with Melbourne news to Wednesday, in- clusive. Catit. Saunders reports that the Blick Swan was going up the Ba} at i u'cluck, when he was coming out, on Wednesday afternoon. The investi- gation into the cause between th" Queen and Storm Bird terminated on Monday, but the decision was not given when the Shepherd left. The City ol St dney has again resumed her station, and arrived at Melbourne from Sydney on Tuesday. The mail by the European brought orders for the 77th liegt, to proceed .to Hong Kong immediately. ' News from the Cape of Good Hopo to 26th December states that tho Norman reached Tab!o Bay on the 24th, thirty eight and a half da}a fiom Plymouth, ¿\ davs less t ian...
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. PORT OF HOBART TOWN: ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 27 March 1858
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. PORT OF IIOI3AKT TOWX: AERIVED. Nil. ENTERED OUT. Nil. CLEARED OUT. March 2G-PiloJ;, bch., 115 tons, Jamieson, for Molbourno with cargo. March 2G-Lady (Leigh, sell., 119 ton3, Wooddin, for Macassar in ballast. March 2G-Aurora Australis, ship, 509 tons, Copping, for London with cargo.-Passengers Mr and Mrs Barnes, Miss Smith, Mr. and Mrs. Bye, Miss Kitchie, Mr W Ivey, Mr J Ivoy, Miss McGregor, Mr and Mrs Bailey, Mr and Mis Latham, and Son, Mr J Dickenson, Mrs Brownell, Mr Beid, and 11 in tho steerage. SAILED. March 20-Pilot, sch., for Melbourne. niroRTS. Nil. . Pilot for Melbourne, 40,000 palings, C0.050 foot timber, II Lipscombe. Aurora Australis for London, 762 bales wool, 40 bale3 leather, 10 toii3 bark, 1 caso apparel, 1 do specimens nntural history, Brown & Co. ; 12 bales wool, ,T. Bisdee, j mir. ; G do, do, 3 cases specimens Natural History, 7 bales wool, Istac Bisdeo ; 1 ciso specimens Natural History, W Ulivoy ; 21 cults sperm oil, P Soil ; 4 ca...
THE MARINE CABLE. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 27 March 1858
THE MARINE CABLE. "Wb believe that the contract for laying down tho Marine Cable from C tpe Grim to Cape Otway which has been broken by Mr. Oppexiieqiee has been taken up by a mercantile firm in this City ol' some thirty years standing. If this be so, as we sincerely hope it is, we can only congratulate the Colony upon the promptitude displayed by the Ministry in this unlooked-for event. Had the Ministry now called for Tenders, a con- siderable delay must have occurred and no adequate good could have resulted. We have all along applauded the go- vernment for the energy they have shown in this matter ; and we cannot but think that were they now to abandon their original plan by inviting tenders they would condemn the plan they pre- viously adopted. Should our informa- tion be correct a latge proportion of the contract money will be espended here, and the work carried out by one of our- selves. "Wo are not at liberty to men- tion the name of the firm which has undertaken to perform th...
REPORT OF THE SECRETARY OF THE UNITED STATES NAVY. (From the Washington Union.) [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 27 March 1858
EEPOBT OF THE SECRETARY or THE UNITED STATES NAVY. (From-the Washington Union.) Tür first rcpoifc lrom fie Nu y Depart ment un kr the adm ni tritton of Mr Toucey, is i>trit,tl> a busm ss document, presenting a condenad, >et complete history ol naval operations dunng the past j ear, tnd offering v arious sugge tions to promote its efficiency in 1 u->c fulness Hie country fetls an honest pride in the navy, originating with its ?.chicvenicnts in defence of the honoi and glor) of the Republic, tnd tint pride is not diminished, when pi evading peace confines its st ii ices to le -> bnlli tit but not le*.s us»ful duties It- past hu toiy vin lie ites the insertion that it Ins alwijs been cq til to the public ûmei. gene} md thi-j îcport c ntain= assui anees that its condition non is more efficient md ita prepara ion for active service moro cjniple e, th in at in} for m r peuod Mi Toueev li is gi vi a close attention to that patt ot the public defence which Mr Buchanan has pi ...
CAMPBELL TOWN RACES. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 27 March 1858
CAMPBliLfi TOWN RACES. A Correspondent has kindly for- warded tis the ivsulb of tho first day's Racing, which was was as follows : MAIDEN PLATE. Won by Mr. Field's Brady- An excellent race. CAMPB'íWj TOWN ST. LEDC12K. Won by Mr Iles's Verbena, beatjng Talisman and Sibastipol. Well con- tested by Sebastopol and Verbena fron» the start to tho post. Talisman no- where. CAMPBELL TOWS PLATE. £125. Tîiia was the great race of the day, and was won after a severo struggle of three heals-nine miles!!-by Frost's Miss E'tiily, beating Crenel aud tbreo other.*. This race was by fur the beso race run upon auy course iu Tasmania for several years past, and caused coa side/able excitement. The day's racing wound up with » flack Kaee, won by Mr. Iles's. St, Patrick, beating six other.s . The attendance was very numerous,, and tho racing far superior f o auy that has taken place for years past.
A TRIBUTE TO THE MEMORIES OF NICHOLSON AND NEILL. (From the Times.) [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 27 March 1858
A TRIBUTE TO THE MEMORIES OF NICHOLSON AND NEILL. (Frum the Times.) It was an extreme thing to say that next to a defeat a victory was the most melancholy event in the world ; yet, as wb turn a victory over, and roll it round and round in mind, we becoir.Q aware that, like most thins» in nature, it bai its light and dark side. A maniage and a funeral have some features and produce , some impressions in common ; they both call up the irrevocable past; both ara partings ; both are ends of one state of things and beginnings of another : both are mementos, srz!ials,and warning notes of time; both remind us of cha~ins,past and to co.ne, in the social circle ; bjth impart regrets ; both produce solemnity; and both, in their own way, lift up the veil of the future, and direct the look to that dim horizon beyond which no eye can pierce. We will do the English justice to say tint of the" millions who have read the news of the victories of Delhi and Lucknow there is not one bnt has paused in ...
GENERAL POST OFFICE. General Post Office, 27th March, 1858. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 27 March 1858
GENERAL POST OFFICE. General Post Office, 27th March, 1858. SKIP MlttS will bo closed at Hobart Town a» ander: r For Port Albert, per Mary Ann, This Day, at our p.m. S. T- nAEDIXOE, Postmaster. Mails for Sydney and Adelaido are inado Bp at this office, and forwarded vbi Mel- bourne, by every steam vessel departing from Hobart Town or Launceston.
TO THE PUBLIC. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 27 March 1858
TO TEE .PUBLIC. TOE PBOPBIETOn of this Journal respectfully reminds those who have signified their intention of subscribing to the Mercury, and those who may [ desire} to subscribe, that the new ? Quarter will commence on the 1st proximo. Advertisers are informed that the Mercury enjoys a circulation superior to the whole of the other Hobart Town Journals combined. The Mercury's Books are open to the inspection of any bona fide Advertiser in corroba ration of this fact. Mercury Office, 24th March, 1858.
GENERAL INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 27 March 1858
GENERAL INTELLIGENCE. THE COURT OF REQUESTS ROOM.—The room &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; appropriated to the sittings of the Court of lRequcsts, and in which, tho Insohont Court und occasionally tho Quai tor ¿c sions uro abo helil, is imdugoinf i thorough ropim und. íeiio Mition Wo would suggo t, thnt bettu provi- sion should at tho rame time bo mndc foi w u m nig Hil loom m «nitor, and foi securing a inoio effluent \ citjhtion A J-iiLjirNDOtis iDrA-A menibor of tbe Academic des bciunccs ot Paris, who is also an eminent chemist, lins uneiited nu apparatus windi lie tlilnl s will enable lmnnti beings to bri ithe as freely at the bottom ot the se i as on the surface of the eirtii Ho propines to form .in associ ition fir collecting all the treasures now Ijing itthe hnttom ot tin ocean, and estimates at about »00,000 00O1 slerhng the h irvest of treasure to bi gleaned on the route betw een Engl mil and India only -Pur s papel 111 lins - llnre w is somo fun nt the Su promo...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 27 March 1858
' Important and Extensive Sale of Dra- j pery, Slops, Superfine Clothing, Hats, Shirt«, Hosiery, Haberdashery, &c., Ibr Positive and Unreserved Sale. MESSES. BURN AND CO. (Successors to Mr. William Ivey,) Have received instructions from MB. L. SOLOMON, .-To tell by Auction on the premises, at the angle of Liverpool nnd Elizabeth-streets, on MONDAY, TUESDAY, and WED ( NESDAY, the 12th, 13th, and 14th of ' April, commencing each day at eleven o'clock, fpHE WHOLE of his IMMENSE STOCK I of DRAPERY, Slop and Superfine Clothing, Hosiery, Haberdashery, Boots and Shoes, Slcn'* super Satin, Velvet, Hats, fine Felt Hats, Cloth Caps, superior Panama .Hats, Boye' Plumed, Velvet, Leghorn, white 'and drab Felt Hats, Ladies' Underclothing, Infanti' Clothing, elegant Braided and em- broidered Pelisses, heautifully-worked Robes, i French Cambric Caps, Laces, Silk Piece j Velvets, superfine Cloths and Doeskins, WhiteShirts, Blankets, Counterpanes, Quilts, Satin, Silk, and Cloth Mantles, Chemi...
VISCOUNT PALMERSTON. (From the Glasgow Herald.) [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 27 March 1858
VISCOUNT PALMEIïSrON. (From the Glasgow Herald.) " Who is that lively, agreeable, smiling gen- tleman at tbo head of tho Treasury beuch, looking " 'So nice, and gay, and debo&lt;iair ?' " "Friend, that's Lord Palmerston." " What ! that Lord Palmerston ! That 'Old Pam !' You astonish mc, sir ! So old, and yet so young ! So ngreeabla nnd so gay ; and yet that to be the man who used to be the terror of d'esnotisnw, iuid is now the great War Minister of tin day, in whuso earnestness so many trust luidwhgiefiflceritysQiciui^oabtiVj Well, indeed, might any one be as- tonished and incredulous on first behold- ing our Premier, and still more so on hearing him address the House, particu- larly when trying to turn aside with a joke something disagreeable, or amusing it at the oxpence of somebody who has ventured lo attack the Ministerial stronghold. Who, indeed, could imagine that that elastic figure has passed through nearly 74 winters, or bore the weight of half a century of public ...
POLICE OFFICE. FRIDAY. Before W. Tarleton Esq. Police Magistrate. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 27 March 1858
POLICE OFFICE. F R I D A Y. Before W. Tarleton Esq. Police Magistrate, Night charges^- Drunkards uono ; disturbers of th» peace none. A Suspicious character. - ïî.oççti: Lynam, well-known to tho police., wasi charged with being an idle aud diawtderly person, and with being on thrV(fitomisesi of Mr. Cumming, Elir.abel h-^lrect, for sotno unlawful purpose. , John Parker, assistas* to Mr. Cuni ming,stated,that shoakly before 7 o'clock the defendant como into the shop beg- ging j he was sent away, and a little hy~ fore 9 a'«loek witness found bim ]pug secre-ted in it packing case in the yard ;; 'thero was a quautiLy ol'uupacl.;e&lt;j.good* in the passage. Tho defendant (lonictlj) any. felouionsi inteiiLion ; he was a goad groom, but. subject to take a drop of drink» upon, tho consequences of which ho olteu re- flected. l^e \&lt;ns sentenced lo three moafcbs .imprisonment wit!» hard labor. Vagrancy.-Jauo Fawns was eba god with vagrancy in lodging in tho open air and noj; ...