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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 3 October 1860
"ÍÍJÉTANTKD-By a Lady mid Gentleman, .Jwlf "two neatly Furnislied Rooms v> ith boiird. Address, stating terms, which must he moderate. $9 A. B. C, oflice of this paper. o3 ?ANTED-A General Douse Servant. Apply ut this office. "tTTANTED-A quiet MLCH COW, h.tcly '?.T. calved, that can be wai ranted a good tóilker. Apply to D. LfiWId, Collins ¿treoi. te VC ANTED Tnreo general Ilouse ¡Senanis. " Apply to Mrs. CLARK, Upliolntery and CHnnëï"Warehouse, 132, (Joli ins-«ti cet. WANTED-Á Respectable Woman na COOK. Apply at the Oflice of this pipbr. A PEDAL HAÏtMONIUAr for Sale. Ap- ply ut MR. BUDDEE'S residence, 181, Macquarip.street. te ANTED a Competent SHEPHERD,an unitinrricd "immigrant prelcrred. A pply to M. T. BROWNE, JÎSQ , Wetmore, Ross Sept. 25th. f m w 2w WANTED a good pair of SAWYERS, to vvhohi I'onstnnf I'mployrrtPiit nill b'e Riven. Apply lo RICHARD SMITH, Corn Will Sorell. äwwtJT* WANTED-A General Female Servante she must bo able to wash well, and b a.jjood.plain cook. Apply ...
THE MERCURY. WEDNESDAY MORNING, OCTOBER 3RD, 1860. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 3 October 1860
THE MERCURY. WEDNESDAY MORNING, OCTOBER 3rd. 1800. In the Legislative Council yesterday the Town Hall Bill was read a second and third time and passed. The Hon. President was elected a Delegate to any general Australian Conference that might bo held during the recess. The Select Committee on the St. Mary's Hospital Bill was ordered to bring up its report this day. The Report of the Defences Committee was con- sidered in Committee, and progress reported. The Council rose at half-past 5 o'clock. --.*. In the Assembly the Report of the Joint-Com- mittee on Tasman's Peninsula was adopted. After somo other important business the Colonial Treasurer announced that Parliament would probably be prorogued on Thursday, and the House rose at a few minutes to 5 o'clock. Mr. Surveyor Tully has forwarded to the Execu- tive a Report respecting the unoccupied crown lands in the southern part of the Huon District, a copy of which Report we have now before us. We have lately had occasion to direct att...
MISCELLANEOUS SHIPPING. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 3 October 1860
MISCELLANEOUS SHIPPING. The Calypso with 12 tuns, and the Louisa went out of Reohercho on Sunday morning. The Victoria, whaling brig, caine up from ] Brown's River on Monday night. The brig left for whaling on the 24th May aud returns with 19 tuns sperm oil. We previously noticed that two nea had died on board and that one man had been drowned during the voyage. The names of the two former aro John Black, aged 00, and Samuel Murray, aged 23, and of the latter Jumes Green, aged 49. The Heather Bell, ship, has discharged the whole of her cargo and has commenced taking oil on board for tho return voyage. Mr. William Bennett, of this port, master mariner, landlord of the Phoenix Hotel, Old Wharf, has just completed building a boat for the deep &nbsp; sea fishing. The boat, which was built by Mr. Bennett himself, was successfully launched at the Government Slip near Constitution Dock yesterday afternoon, and evidently possesses all the require- ments necessary to a first class sa...
OATLANDS. SUPREME COURT.—CRIMINAL SITTINGS. FRIDAY, 28TH SEPTEMBER, 1860. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 3 October 1860
OATLANDS. SUPREME COURT.-CRIMINAL SITTINGS. Friday, 28th September, 1860. Before His Honor, Sir Valentine Fleming, Knt., Chief Justice. Joseph Nelson Barnes and Henry Singleton were arraigned upon the charge of stealing five pigs, &nbsp; the property of James Lord, and one pig, the pro- perty of Patrick Crossin. The information con- tained several counts by which the prisoners were charged with feloniously receiving the pigs, and &nbsp; with stealing pigs the property of some person unknown. The prisoners pleaded not guilty. The Solicitor-General appeared for the Crown. &nbsp; Mr. Moriarty appeared for the defence. &nbsp; Henty Osborne sworn, said—I was in the service &nbsp; of Mr. James Lord in July last at Hill House, Yorl Plains. There was a number of pigs belong- ing to Mr. Lord there. I saw them day by day &nbsp; running about. I missed some of them late in &nbsp; the month of July last. Cross-examined by Mr. Moriarty.—I f...
PARLIAMENT OF TASMANIA. LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 3RD. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 4 October 1860
PARLIAMENT OF TASMANIA. I -« I LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. WbPNESDAY, OpTQBKB 3up. The President took his seat at four o'clock. JIESSAOP. Mr. ALLISON and Mr. ARCHER brought np a message from the Assembly with retbrenco to tho Defences of the Çolqny, STATISTICS. The COLONIAL SECRETARY moved that the order for tho printing of the Colonial Statistics for tho current year bo rescinded as the members of both Houses were «livrtdy supplied willi them and as t)iu Government Printer had broken up his typos,tho resetting ol' which would bo attomled with very great oxpeiibo ol' timo and money ¡ moreover oopios would bo bound up with the volumes of tho House of Assombly journals and so lion, members would havo thuin on tho table in that simpo. Mr. GELL supported and Mosbra. CARTER and WEDGE opposed the motion which was negatived, ORDERS OF THE DAY, BEPftllT OH HT. »URï'b HOSPITAL, Hie House 'proceeded to consider the above, w|^içh ju su,VstW9v was V tho eil'eot that the pro i perty (the Hospital) coul...
POLICE OFFICE. WEDNESDAY—OCTOBER 3RD, 1860. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 4 October 1860
POLICE OFFICE. . WEDNESDAY-October 3rd, 18G0. BBronrMr Tarleton, Police Magistiato, and D T. Kilburn Esqio Three distuibets of the poaco weie fined 5s each Stealing Meat-MiuyMcDonough was chai god by D C Moiley with 2">lbs weight meat, the pio pertyof Mi Feamlej, butchoi, Macquarie slieet Tho meat was piovcd to have boon lound in tho pnsonoi's possession but no clem evidence of felonious leceivmg linvmg beeu given 01 evidence that prisonei did not locoivo tbo meat norn Alice JDaJey by whom piisonei -.aid the meat v.as given to her without knowledge of its having boen stolen, prisonei, who was defended h¡ Mi Moimi tv, was disohaiget!, Alice Daley, a sei vant of piosecntoi s, was then charged with stealing tho meit Mr Moriarty, m mitigation of punishment, stated that prisonei, who was quite a young woman, had given tho meat toMcDouough.fiom thoughtlessness on account of hei povei ty Mr Pcarnlej gave prisoner a good chaiactei The Bench îegiotted to see a young woman hko the prisoner...
TASMAN'S PENINSULA. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 4 October 1860
«L-l *' ' " J. ." ' lilli'.. TASMAN'S PENINSULA. In moving in the Houso of Assembly on Tuesday tile adoption of the Report of the Select Com- mittee on Tasman's Peninsulaa, Mr. Allison made some observations which did not appear in our Parliamentary report and to which wo now take the opportunity of adverting as calculated to remove misapprehension, aud put the hon. member for Campbell Town's reasons for advocating the erection of a new gaol in Hobart Town, and the abandonment of the present penal establishment at Port Arthur, properly before the public. Mr. Allison is known to have taken a deep interest for many years past in every project tending to mitigate the burdens imposed upon the colony by the pressure of the convict incubiiB. The Joint Committee which recently visited the Peninsula was appointed at his instance, and we arc in- debted therefore to bim and Captain Langdon, who zealously seconded his efforts, for the valuable information on tho subject of the present penal se...
MISCELLANEOUS SHIPPING. WARNING FOR STORMS. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 4 October 1860
MISCELLANEOUS SHIPPING. WARNING FOR STORMS. The suddenness and violence of the recent storms and the casualties they have occasioned, have produced a vanoty of suggestions as to the pro- priety of affording, so fai as it may bo possible to do so, timely warning to our mun time populution ,of the appioach of such visitations Itieso sug- gestions, which relate exclusively to methods of making known baiomotucal changes promptly, nod nccurotelj, have pioduced in then turn, a letter from Admiral litzioi, 111 which that officei furnishes an extiact horn the trans- actions 0 the Meteorological Department of the Board of Trade, hy which we aie glad to see that an effort is being mode to systematize obsei vations, and deduce from thom a general result, ?which result it is pioposed to communicate to various points nlon¿ the coasts of the United Kingdom Fioni the extinct to which we íefer, wo perceive that the plan adopted hy the Meteoiolo logical Department is, with some Blight modifica- tion...
THE ROYAL SOCIETY'S MUSEUM. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 4 October 1860
THE ROYAL SOCIETY'S MUSEUM, The veiy imperfect manner m which the Pailiamontury explanations on tins subject were given led us into an enoi. The inlerenco to bo drawn from the statements made in reply to Mi Al uti- it in the HousU of Assembly a few evenings back, was eeitamly that all action on the subject was necessmily detened m consequence of the njLction of the Society s Land Bill by the Legislativo C miicii It appuais howovci lint the land on the site of the &lt; Id Government House ougin illy gi ante 1 to the S icietj foi the purposes uf a luuscuin, is still avuilalki foi that object without the necessity of any now le^is lullvp sandton, rim being so, wo tiust that no delay will tul a place in the adoption of the necissji) steps toi the election ol the Museum It the Stcictaty of theSocu ty piovc, as we have every reason to behove him t- ha, a mau of promptitude and eiieij,), wo see no ici'-cm, why building proceedings s!)oi|!t| not he commenced foubwpi) im a gieat pity...
THE DANGER MENACING ITALY. (ECONOMIST.) [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 4 October 1860
THE DANGER MENACING ITALY. (Economist.) The intelligence which reached us yesterdays of the violence offered to Baron Bremer, the ' French Ambassador at Naples, by the Neapo- litan mob is a matter of grave concern to the friends of Italy. There can be no doubt as to the true origin and intention of that assault. It is the act of lazzaroni, hired by the Sanfedist. party in Naples, for the express purpose of bringing about French intervention in the affairs of Naples. That Louis Napoleon is anxious for a respectable excuso to interfere we have but too good reason to know. French states- men have for some time been inclined to think that the power of the Neapolitan mob is too dangerous to the party of order in Italy to render it safe to abandon the Neapolitan Govern- ment to its fate. Hitherto this predisposition for intervention on the part of France has been kept in check by the attitude of England and other causes. Will it be kept in check any", longer now ? By the machinations of t...
COMMERCIAL. HOBART TOWN MARKETS. Mercury Office, Wednesday Afternoon. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 4 October 1860
COMMERCIAL. .W I ;. HOBABT TOWN MARKETS. .Nemiiij Oßce, Wednesday Afternoon. ,Not iiiueU |s doing in the wheat market ; prices hoivevor aro fully maintained, two or three sales having boen mode at 8s. to 8s. 3d. to-day. Oats and barley are in very light demand. Hay fetches previous rates : loose still ranging from ¿5 10s. to X6 10s. por ton aooording to quality, ami country pressed from £5 to üü. Potatoes aro worth is per ton, that iiguro being readily obtaiued for good samples. The flour market is quiet, and prices aro steady at ¿¡20 per ton for «our from tlio best colonial wheat Bran has undergone no chango.
PROROGATION OF PARLIAMENT. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 4 October 1860
PROROGATION OF PARLIAMENT. pAitLiAMENT will bo prorogued this day at 2 o'clock. The Legislative Council meet at that hour, and the House of Assembly at half-past 1, for the transaction of formal business pre- paratory to the arrival of His Excvlleucy. Sir Henry Young will be received at the Parliament H.utses by a Guard of Honor com- posed of contingents from the several Volunteer Companies under command of Lieutenant Colonel Russell, Inspecting Field-Oliicer of Volunteers. The detachments from the Corps will assemble to form and march to the Parliament Houses, at the Hutchins School ground at 1 o'clock.
HOBART TOWN PRICE CURRENT. ALE AND PORTER, (duty paid.) [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 4 October 1860
HOBART TOWN PRICE CURRENT ALE AND POUTER, .(duty ¡MÚd.) j ? Jt, B. i. £, s. 7 O O to 7 IO 8 0 0 SOO O 10 O G C O O 10 O 10 O 7 7 0 0 4 10 O 3 10 O O 10 6 O 10 6 0 7 0 O 10 O O O 8 Cork, per Ib. American, do BUTTER. 0 12 0 0 0 8 0 0 7 0 0 0 10 6 0 11 0 0 0 0 8 0 0 5 0 4 0 Ale Boss's', per hlid. Allsopp 8 do . Other brands do Byoss's, per do/en ... AUaopp's do. MarzetU's do . Second «lass brands do Porter Taylor's per hhd. ... Truman's do Other brands do ... Byass'» quarts, do¿ Jinivsotti's do 2nd ela S3 brands do BISCUIT. Colonial cabin, per cwfc, ... 1 4 0 1 G 0 Navy do . P l8 0 10 0 English fanoy assorted, lb. 0 1 0 0 10 BUILDING MATERIALS Bricks, Colonial, per 1000 1 10 0 to 0 0 Fire ... do 5 0 0 0 0 Slates, Duchess, do 13 10 0 14 0 Countess, do 10 0 0 10 10 Ladies, do " 5 0 0 5 5 Cement, Roman, per burrel 12 0 15 Portliuid,do 0 l8 0 10 0 18 0 0 0 CANDI ES. Price's No. 1 Belmonts, lb O 1 3 to O 1 3J Foreign do. 0 10 0 0 0 Composition do . 0 0 10 0 0 0 Assorted Noa. lstquality,yard...
SHIP MAILS. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 4 October 1860
n . ' " - - -? - SHIP HAILS. Mails will close at tho General Post Office, Hobart Town, as under : For Adelaide and Sydney via Melbourne, per first vessel, this-day, at 2 p.m. For Melbourne, per City of Hobart, this-day S P.m. S. T. HARDINGE Postmaster. P.S.-Mails for Sydney and Adelaide, oro made np at tliis Office, and forwarded vii Melbourne, by eTery Steam Vessel departing from Hobart Town or Launceston.
SHIPPING. PORT OF HOBART TOWN. ENTERED OUT. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 4 October 1860
SHIPPING. PORT OF HOBART TOWN. ENTEHED OUT. October 3.-Dart, brig, 128 tons, Sansom, for Geelong. October 3.-City of Hobart, T. S. N. Co's screw steamer, 303 tons, A Darby, for Melbourne. Additional Passengers-Cabin : Miss Benison, Mrs. Biddock,Mr.Austin,Mr.Martyr,MiBsPotter.Stcerage Long Choo, Miss Bryant, William Davidson, James Kent.