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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 28 September 1860
Direct and Nearest Route to the Snowy River Gold Fields. Steam to Sydney, via Twofold Bay. THE T.S.N.Co's Steam ^x ship "TASMANIA," J. ijjj^jîy Clinch, commander, will leave *br the ahovo ports on or about SATUEDAY, October the Ctb, at NOON. FABES TO TWOFOLD BAI, The nearest Port to the Diggings. Saloon . £7 7 0 Steerage. 3 10 0 Children under 12 years of age in proportion. BENJ. M. CUNNINGHAM, Manager T. S. N. Co. Franklin "Wharf, September 21st, 1860. Steam to Melbourne. Return Tickets. Return Tickets. THE T. S. N. Company's Steamship " CITY OF HOBART," Alfred Darby, Commander, will leave for MELBOURNE, on WEDNESDAY, 3rd October, al three o'clock p.m. FABES. £ B. d. Return Tickets, available for . two months or fourvoyageg... 12 10 0 Single Passage, Saloon. 7 0 0 Single Passage, Steerage. 3 10 0 Children under 12 years of age in pro- portion. BENJ. M. CUNNINGHAM, Manager, T.S.N. Co. Franklin Wharf, September 21st, 18(30. Steam to Melbourne. THE L.and M.S.N.Co's steam ship KO YAL S...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 28 September 1860
POLICE ROSTER.-Tho Magistrates on the Roster for to-day areN. Gresley and J. Barnard Esqs. THE friends of the Kangaroo Point Mission will open their new building on Sunday next at three o'clook. The Rev. G. Clarke is engaged to preach and a collection will be made at the close towards defraying the debt. GENERAL POST OFFICE.-Letter posted yesterday evening, insufficiently stamped. Mr. G. Thomas Wilson, Wesleyan School Geelong, Victoria. DEGREE OP ASSOCIATE OF ABTS.-lu our report of the spoech of the Chairman at the close of the proceedings on AVcduesday, on the occasion of conferring tho Degree of Associate of Arts upon the successful caudidatos, nu error occurred by substituting "requirements" for "acquirements". Tho passage in question should read thus :-" and it should be your care that each advancing year should find you with increased acquirements, enabling you to worthily fill the station of life in which you may be placed." ERRATUM.-By some inadvertence the name of Mr. Coben ...
EVENING SITTING. MR.JUSTICE HORNE. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 28 September 1860
EVENING SITTINO. SIR. JUSTICE HORNE. Mr, ALLISON moved that i'n'i,h'e ppinign of the House it is desirable that Mr. Justice Homo bo permitted to retire ou his pension, and that au ad- dress be presented to His Excellency, praying him to give eti'ect to such resolution, and said thal lie hoped that bon. members would not connect the correspondence read before six o'clock with the resolution he submitted, as they were quite apart from it. (Hear, hear.) Mr. MACLANACHAN seconded. Mr. J. IC. ARCHER would like to know what tho pension would be. Mr. ALLISON said he meant the pension His Honor would receive, tupposing bim to serve his full time, namely, 15 yuars, "Mr. J.'K."ARCHER sah) uni]or those circum- stances be should oorla}i)}y opppsu the resolution, and would Uko to know on what principle of jus tioe it could be supposed to bo founded, Mr, LIPSCOMBE said it had bpei) macjo an order of tho day that His Excelhmoy's message be considered at 7 o'clock, and he should Uko to know whether ...
THE MERCURY. FRIDAY MORNING, SEPT. 28TH, 1860. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 28 September 1860
THE MERCURY. 1 ^FRIDAY MORNING, SEPT. 28TK, J800. IN tho Legislative Council yesterday a message WM brought down from Ilis EXCELLENCY referring to the proposed resignation of Mr. Justice HORNE. Ou the motion ol' Mr. GHLI, an address to IBs EXCELLENCY was adopted praying the appointment of a Commission to report on the subject, of Irriga- tion. The St. Mary's Hospital Bill was referred to a Select Committee. The Houso went into Committee on the Public Works Loan Bill. The item for the purchase of §t. Mary's Hospital was deferred. Tk« New Norfolk Water Bill, tho Unsettled Land Act Amendment Bill, and the Superannuation Bill were wad a third time and passed. The House rose at half-post ten o'clock. I» the Houso of Assembly the Message from His EXCELLENCY communicating tho expression of Mr. HOBNE'H wish to retire upon his pension was brought down and read. The Amendments of tho Council in the Cross and Bye Roads Bill were considered and in part disagreed with. At five o'clock the Manage...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 28 September 1860
Monday, 1st October. Port and Sherry Wine. BRENT & WESTBROOK Will 8ell by Auction, At their Mart, Murray-street, On Monday, the 1st October, at 11 o'clock, TWO QUARTER CASKS SHERRY Four ditto port Twenty cases Truman's and Hunt's Four diamond port wine (English bottled) Terms as usual. Monday, ist October. Boots, Hose, &c, Messrs. BRENT & WESTBROOK Will sell by public auction, At their Mart, Murray-street. On MONDAY, 1st October, at 11 o'clock, TWO Trunks Patent Goloshed BOOTS One bale bed ticking One case women's black woollen hose One do men's cotton hose ANO Four bales coir matting. Terms as usual. To Let. A COTTAGE and GARDEN in Cromwell street, Battery Point, at present occupied by Mr. Richard Butler. Apply to MESSRS. WESTBROOK & BUTLER, fmw ol 28 Macquanc-stiect. Buckingham Volunteer Rifle Company. ARRANGEMENTS having been made for one Drill on TUESDAY in each neck, at a quarter past 4 o'clock pin., at the Tonn Hall, in addition to the Three Dul...
HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY. THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 27TH, 1860. The SPEAKER took the Chair at 4 p.m. REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 28 September 1860
HOUSE OP ASSE M BL Y. THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 27TH, I860. The SPEAKER took the Chair at 4 p.m. REPORT. The SPEAKER communicated to the House His Excellency's reply to the Report of the Select Committee on the question of Port Arthm and the Upper Derwent Road Distuct v/herein His Excellency expressed his intention of carrying out the recommendations of such Committee Î.OTICE OF MOTION Mr W. ARCHER to move an address to His Excellency praying that he will appoint Commis- sioners to enquire into the desn ability and practicabdity of carrying ont a geneial system of Irrigation MR JUSTICE HORNE The ATTORNEY-GENERAL brought doivn the following MFSSAQE Tlie Governor transmits to the Legislative Councd and House of Assembly the oceompanj mg copies of letteis ft oin His Honoi Mi Justice Home, and informs the Houses that inasmuch as His Honoi s case does not como within the piovisions of the Act of Council 17 V, No 24, Ilib Honoi s request cinuot be complied with except by speeial enactment,and t...
LATEST FROM TARANAKI. (From the Sydney Morning Herald's Special Correspondent.) [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 29 September 1860
LATEST FROM TARANAKI. iFrom the Sydney Morning "Herald's Special Correspondent.) I he Herald's journal of events will give you the news up to 8th instant ; and thinking that you will like to have the latest intelligence from the seat of war, I writo a few lines by the Lord Ashley to-day. On Monday last a strong force of military, bluejackets, and militia, commauded by the General in person, proceeded to attack \V. K int¡ in his stronghold, inland of Waitara. The force consisted of 40th, Goth, and naval bridado, und numbered upwards of 1400 men. The ex pedition left towu on tho afternoon of Monday, and camped at a pah named Mahoetahi, about 4 miles from the rebels' strongholds. On Friday morning they wero joined by Major Nelson's division at Waitara, and at G a.m. attacked two stroug puhs named Nuatuipariru», and Kairau, which were found uutenauted, and which were forthwith destroyed. The troops then proceeded to attack a pah called lliuranga, situated on the edge of tho forest. This...
FRIDAY. SEPTEMBER 28TH 1860. BEFORE W. Tarleton Esq., P. M., and C. M. Marwell Esq. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 29 September 1860
FRIDAY. ? SEPTEMBER 28TH 18C0. BRFOBK W. Tarleton Esq., P. M., and C. M. Max- well Esq. Three drunkards and two brawlers were fined in tho usual penalties. Ellon Hughes, t, I, was seat to tho Factory for four mouths for Jiiiscoiidnot a« a prisoner of tho crown, , ST-EAMNO FOWLS.-John Porter was charged with stealing 11 deud fowls, tho property ol eomo person unknown, and was remanded till the 2nd October. , . [Womay state that tho fowls aro muftrkahly fino ones, and that the prisoner was apprehended by Constablo Bradshaw, at an curly hour yesterday morning « ith the fowls iii a suok. There were also found upon him a pair of stockings, which ho hau ovidoiitly worn over his b.iots, a box of matches, a candió, iv sharp table knife, and a bunch of paillooK key»,! , i STEALING MONEY,-riiomas Slntor was chargea with stealing from tho person of Thomas üabrioi,a sovoi'bigu and some silver, und remanded till tno 2nd October. ." VAQUANCY.-Michael Downoy, charged wita vagrancy with extremo pov...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 29 September 1860
ELÉGANT STATUAKY AND VASES -There is now on view at the cornei of Livcipool and Elizabeth streets a collection of elegant and very beautiful statuettes, \ases, tarzas, io, in mai ble and alabas toi, biought from Italy bj SiguorGiovanni Cuneo, and to be sold on Monda} next, on the premise» by Messis Bum &, Co the statuettes and statuary gioups ate ft oin classical oiigmal?, and amongst them will be found Canova's Venus, Gi aces, and Dancéis,with a veiy beautiful Vonus de Medici and m puie statuary mai ble Cupid and Psycho.Baeohus and Anndno, a \ciy elegant group of the Winds (No l8 m tho c italogue), and several others 'Hie vases, although not nunieious, aie lemaikably beautif ti, expect llj No 21, the woikinanshtp of which is exquisitclj finished The collection is un questionably the finest evei seen in tho colon}, and a favoiable oppoitumtj is now oflcied to oui coil lusot. iii md udmiicis of ait to oinameiit their dial nig looms with some veiy choice specimens of ve) lu TH...
ADELAIDE. SATURDAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 29 September 1860
ADELAIDE. SATUBDAY. ülour, £lü 103. ; wheat, Gs. lOd. The volunteer committee reported in favour of stone grey for the general uniform of the volunteers, with caps for the men and helmets for the officers. MONDAY. Markets quiet. Flour, £1G to £16 10s. Wheat Gs. lOd. for single dray-loads in town, and 7s. 2d. for largo parcels, deliverable at the Port. Mr. Townsend sold the Phantom's cargo-3,511 bags sugar, from Mauritius-at rather low prices -dark rations, £25 to £21 5s. ; bright yellows, £30 5s. to £30 2s. Gd. : counters, £31 10s. to £29 5s.; grey crystals, £25 12s. Gd. to £24 2s. Gd.; finest bright yellows, £40 2s. Gd.; finest white crystals, £43 as. to £11 los. Wickstead sold barque Julie Hayn, for £850. Major Warburton started to-day to explore the country between Stieaky Bay and Western Aus tralia. Mr. Waterhouse, a scientific gentleman, has gone to Kangaroo Island on a botanical ex- pedition for the Victorian Government.
MISCELLANEOUS SHIPPING. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 29 September 1860
MISCELLANEOUS SHIPPING. Captain Lloyd, of tho Harriutt Nathan, reports a brig, supposed to bo the Wee Tottie, on Tuesday, reaching out to tho wostward. The Harriet Nathan experienced on Wednesday, heavy gales from E.N.E. vim off the Mewstone. The Prince Regent, which took a humpback whild in Recherche Bay, the Australasian Packet, with 11 tuns sperm oil, and the Grecian, clean, went out of Recherche on Monda}'. The City of Hobart arrived from Melbourne tarif yesterday morning, with COO sheep, and a ? Booral cargo. Captain Darby made tho run to Ort Phillip in 40 hours, and leaving Williams town on Wednesday at 2 p.m. arrived bore after another splendid run of 39 hours. The Emma ftauoott was towing up off Williamstown when the .teamor left, and Captain Darby reports the Sap- phire whaliug barque, at tho Heads, which was to proceed tosca onThursday.Captain Sanderson hav- ing modo up at Port Phillip his complement of men. The City of Hobart passed the Creólo hence, off Wine Glass Uay.ou...
TELEGAPHIC DESPATCHES. [FROM THE MELBOUENE PAPERS.] SYDNEY. MONDAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 29 September 1860
TELmßAPHIC DESPATCHES, --«. [FROM THE MELBOUENE PAPERS.] SYDNEY. MONDAY. Tlie Queensland Parliament has been prorogued. Dr. Lang's claim for land, on account of services in procuring immigration there, has been ignored, but a vote of thanks has been accorded to" him for services in the cause of separation. Advices from Kiandra state that the weather is still stormy at intervals, and the river high, but things upon the whole are looking up. Tuesday. Parliament opened to-day, with the usual for» Th7ilitiesf"'It\?aS'stateflmtue SDeech that Govern ment had sent to England foi' " S?^ of suPerî&lt;M. weapons and heavy ordnance; that abuTwiu . . , introduced to guarantee a moiety of the cost of the Panama line; that it is proposed to take the census in 1801 on tho same day as elsewhere throughout the British dominions ; that it is in- tended to extend tho telegraph lines} and that Parliament will be invited to review the system of taxation, and consider the whole question and cost ...
COMMERCIAL HOBABT TOWN MARKETS. Mercury Office, Friday Afternoon. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 29 September 1860
COMMERCIAL ? HOBABT TOWN MARKETS. ' i ' Mercury Office, Friday Afternoon. One or two solos of wheat have been made at i tin. Mid 8s. 3d., but tho quantity offering is very ' JissiW, By the advices to hand from Melbourne to-day »'heat exhibits an improved tendency in tho markets of the neighbouring colonies. Oats ar« quoted at 3s 3d to 3s (id per bushel, with no inquiry to speak of. English burley >» rather starce, and not much «Jkedfor. .foy moves off slowly at provious rates, loose ranging front ¿¡510s to JEG 10S per ton according to quality, and country pressed from Ü5 to Uti. Potatoes were not quite in such brisk demand to .day, and quotations were given at .£8 por ton. flour has experienced an additional advance of ' ,#í j#r ton, corresponding with the rise in the Mel toouraejQJid Adelaide markets, and tino flour is now quoted al £20 per ton. ' Bran is unchanged.
ROYAL ITALIAN OPERA COMPANY. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 29 September 1860
ROYAL ITALIAN OPERA COMPANY. IT will bo seen from an advertisement elsowhero that wo may oxpect nu early visit from the Italian Opera Company, at prosont performing at tho Thoatro Royal, Holbourne. Tho visit of* this very accomplished company ol' artistes to Victoria has opened a new ora in the history of the Lyric Drama in these colonies, and their performances of tho finest operatic works extant' iu a completo form havo created a grand sensation in the musical world, Tho Molbourno papers speak in tho highost torms both of tho singing and acting of Signor and Signora Bianchi, and tho com- pany comprises most of tho established colonial favoritos. Wo need not say that the production of completo operas in this colony will afford a rich treat. It is desired that there should bo a sub- scription for eight or twelve performances to ensure tho success of tho operatic season in a finan- cial point of viow. A biiooession of oporas would bo presented on four nights of caoh weok, and us the ...
SHIPPING. PORT OF HOBART TOWN. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 29 September 1860
SHIPPING. I PORT OF HOBART TOWN. AUBIVKD. _ , September 28.-City of Hobart, T.S.N. Co.'s ?Crew steamer, 303 tons, A Darby, from Melbourne the 30th instant, with sheep and sundries. Agents ..--T.S.N. Co. Passengers. Cabin-Mi1. Boyer, Mr. J. Martyr, Mr. J. Austin, Mr. A. T. Morrison, Mr. McPherson, Mr. Staples, Mrl Hollis, Miss A. - Dann. Steerage-William Cook, Alexander Ser geantson, John und elizabeth Stewart, Frederick Lewis, Mr. Orford, Miss Moore, Henry Vautin, Miller, Mrs. Quinn, Mr. Weale, Mr. Havburgh, and 1 prisoner. September 28.-North Star, brig, 113 tons, Dall, from Melbourne, the 23rd instant, with sheep and sundries. Agent-Dall. Passenger-1 steerage. September 28.-Harriet Natban.barquc, 114 tons. Lloyd, from Melbourne, the 23rd instant, with bullocks and sundries. Agents-A. & A. Butler. '? Passengers. Cabin-Mrs. Lloyd and 2 children. "' ~ COASTERS INWARDS. September 28.-River Chief, Huon, palings and , ' potatoes; Huon Chief, Huon, potatoes and timber; ,' Connaug...