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LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. FRIDAY, OCTOBER 24. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 28 October 1845
LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. FRIDAY, OCTOIIER 2-1. All present except Mr. O'CONNOR,. HIS EXCELLENCY opened thc Council by asking, before proceeding with the busi- ness on the paper, whether hon. members hod any petitions to present. Ile under- stood there were petitions to bc laid before the Council. Mr. DRY rose and presented petitions from the inhabitants of the Parishes ot Carrick, Illawarra, Avoca, and Little Hamp- den, praying for assistance to establish schools in thc districts. Petitions received and read. Mr. DRY.-I have also a petition from jurors in the district of Oatlands, praying for a revision in the Jury Laws, and that they mny he relieved from their duties as jurors in cases where the prisoners are under former convictions, as they do not conceive they arc justly chargeable with the costs for trying convicted offenders, but only for the expenses where their free fel- low colonists are to be tried. The Clerk to the Council read the peti- tion, and Mr. DRY moved that the petit...
COMMISSARIAT OFFICE. Hobart Town, Oct. 14, 1845. CONVEYANCE OF TROOPS. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 28 October 1845
COMMISSARIAT OFFICE. Hobart Town, Oct. Ut 1815. CONVEYANCE OK TROOPS. Tenders will bc received ut thiB Office until 12 o'clock on Wednesday, the 20th instant, for the conveyance of troops as follows, viz. : About 8 officers 220 N'on-cnmmissioucd officers") _ and Privates, with the usual I JT"1 fL"«n proportion of women and f nN,or chll'lren and baggage. J folk lsla,ul 8 Officers 212 Non-Commissioned Officers"! " - .. ..nd Privates, with the usual I f om. *°t]k proportion of women and fi' L\'L children, and baggage. J ^'"la»u Together wi tl i such detachments as may bc em harked nt New Zealand of the 00th Kliment for Sydney, and Oiith Hegiuieut for Launceston. Thc tenders to state the name of the vessel, her tonnage, height between decks, accommodation for officers, the period w hen she will be ready to receive the troops, and all other particulars, as well us thc I rate per register toti per calendar month, or the ' sum for which the whole trip would be undertaken. Provisions, medic...
DUELLING. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 28 October 1845
DUELLING. THE proceedings of the House of Commons reported in [motlier pngc, on the motion of Mr. Roebuck, condemnatory of the conduct of Mr. Somers, who had sought to provoke the member for Bath to fight a duel, will be read witli interest. The time at which thc motion was made was opportune; thc pub- lic mind had been re-awakened to a sense of the absurdity and the turpitude of duelling, by the fatal issue of the " affair" between Lieutenants Seton and Hawkey. And it will be observed with satisfaction by those who have desired the propagation of a correct public sentiment in respect to duel- ling, that the House of Commons, where every opinion has a representative, did not in the debate in question furnish one speaker who had the hardihood against the general feeling even to insinuate a defence of thc practice. True, the ostensible question be- fore the House was the privilege of speech ; but no one can doubt the motive which prompted a man of Lord Ashley's charac- ter to make him...
THE GAZETTE. ROADS' OFFICE. 18th October, 1845. REPAIR AND MAINTENANCE OF MAIN LINE OF ROAD. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 28 October 1845
THE GAZETTE. ROADS' OFFICE. IHM October, 1815. REPAIR AND MAINTENANCE Ol» MAIN LINE OF ROAD. With reference to the Conditions referred to in thc Notices from tins Office, dnted the Sth and Nth instant, parties desirous to tender for keeping the Main Line of Road in travelling rejiair arc in- formed, that Tenders will not be accepted for a period less than twelve months; and thnt the par- ties tendering will not be subjected to a notice of three mouths rendering the agreements null nnd void, ns is set forth in the 11th parngrnph of con- ditions adverted to, and which paragraph is hereby now rescinded. 1'n.ED. rORTH, Director-Generat of Hoads.
THE "CASTLE EDEN." [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 28 October 1845
THE " CASTLE EDEN." THIS fine ship left England on the 19th July, and arrived here on Saturday with troops. She only brought three letters for this colony, and we learn by one which we were allowed to peruse that at the wool sales former prices were maintained. News from America had been received which was rather unfavourable to the maintenance of peace between England and the United States.
THE GAZETTE. ROADS' OFFICE. 6th October, 1845. REPAIR AND MAINTENANCE OF MAIN LINE OF ROAD. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 28 October 1845
HOADS" OFFICE. 6th October, 1815. REPAIR AND MAINTENANCE OK MAIN LINE Ot HOAD. Notice is hereby given, that Tenders will bc received at this Office, until the 7th November, at 12 o'clock, for thc repair and maintenance of the following portions of thc Main Line of Hoad between Hobart Town and Launceston, for a perid of One Vcnr from thc acceptance of the Tenders. A separate Tender will be required for every portion : 1. From the first milestone on thc New Town Hoad, Hobnrt Town, to the Bridge at Kensington. Distance about -I miles. 2. From the Bridge nt Kensington to thc Bridge- water Ferry. Distance about six and nhalf miles. 3. From the Hridgcwutcr Ferry to the 10th milestone. Distance about four miles. 4. From the 15th mile-stone to the 20th mile- stone. Distance five miles. 5. From thc 20th mile-stone to thc summit of Constitution Hill. Distunce about five and a half miles. C. From thc summit of Constitution Hill to thc Station at the Lovely Bunks. Distance about nine and a half...
THE OBSERVER. HOBART TOWN, TUESDAY, OCT. 28. REPRESENTATIVE GOVERNMENT— PUBLIC MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 28 October 1845
THE OBSERVER. HOHART TOWN, TUESDAY, OCT. 28. RE PU US ENTATI V E GOVERNMENT PUBLIC MEETING. HOWEVER various and multiplied thc mis- fortunes peculiar to this colony, they are produced by that common root from which all other dependencies of thc British Crown derive their proportion of woe. With una- nimous indignation all protest against thc despotic coutroul which is vested in thc hands of n single minister, before whom the interests of millions arc laid prostrate. Vast as thc aggregate interest of thc colonies is, nature has excluded them from combina- tion, and prevented that close comparison of wrongs endured, which awakens sympathy and stimulates resistance. For their op- pression there needs no noisy contrivance, no open array. It is not by artillery and bayonets, but thc steady, cold, nnd constant application of the screw by which their ener- gies are subdued. The colonial system has all the vices without thc compensations of despotism. AVo have all the distrust, appre- hensi...
Markets. HOBART TOWN, 27th OCTOBER, 1845. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 28 October 1845
àïlniltctô. IIOIUHT TOWN-, 27th OcTonea, 1845. Wheat. -ls. Sd. to 5s. ¡icr bushel. Harley. 4s. (id. ditto. Oats. ls. ditto. Maize. Ss. Gd. ditto. Iluy, pressed .. A'3 10s. ^ier ton. Ditto,loose.... £'.\ ditto Straw . £2 ditto. Potatoes. JL't to £i 10s. New Potatoes .. 2Jd. per lb. Green Peas.... ls. 3d. per peck. Cur rots. 3s. per doz. ECKS. Dil. ditto. Cabbage. ls. Gd. ditto. Cauliflowers .. ls. Gd ditto. Onions, . 20s. cwt. Fowls. 2s. 9d. to 3s. per pair. Ducks. 4s. Gd. to 5s. ditto. Geese . 4s. each. Turkeys . 4s. Gd. ditto. Butter. ls. 3d. lb. Apples. 1 ls. per bushel. Shingles . 4s. Gd. per thousand. Sawn timber .. 4s. Gd. per 100 feet. Posts and rails.. 22s. ditto. Paling . 4s. Gd. to 5s. ditto. She oak .4s. Gil. per ton. Gum. 3s. Gd. ditto. Port Arthur coals 14s. ditto. Sydney ditto.... 30s. ditto. Spirits nnd Tobacco in thc Bonded Stores on the 10th October, 1845 : Hum on 1 Otb Sept. 2GGG3 Received since .... 3530 Home Consumption 1888 Exportation . 558 24 IG Brandy . 17232 ...
Miscellaneous Shipping. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 28 October 1845
íílíáffll.infouá ¿Hjippírtg. The Cmrije Olí-i left deeply Inden, having about 7,(1(10 bushels of wheat. The ./maury, French hriur, will also take In about 10,000 bushels. Much curiosity is excited ns to the destinations of these vessels, which arc not generally supposed to he those given out. Thc Geuryu (JIU is the lirst American, and the Amaury thc first French ves- sel that have ever visited Launceston, nnd it is to be hoped that the officers tuny be impressed with feelings favourable to the mercantile character of thc port.
TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION, &c. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 28 October 1845
TERMS OF SUBSCHimON, &c. The OBSERVER mil ie delivered in Tomi every Tuesday and Friday mornings. A Country Edition, containing the Intelli- gence received from Launceston, the Interior, or other places, on those days, trill be posted in the evening. SUBSCRIPTION.-10*. per quarter in ad- vance ; 13s. credit. ADVERTISEMENTS.-Twelve lines and un- der, 2.*. Gd., and ld. for every additional line, far each insertion. Considerable reduction on Advertisements continued for any length of lime. Advertisements are received at the Publishing Office in Collins Street on Monday, till 12 o'clod, and on Thursday till the same hour. Adver- tisers must state the number of insertions desired, on their Advertisements, other- wise they will be continued until cojmter manded, and charged accordingly. No verbal communications attended to. *M* COMMUNICATIONS for ¿he Editor, or Orders for the Paper and Advertisements, to be addressed, or left at "THE OD ? SERVER" Office, (Mu. GEORGE ROI, ?WKOAN'S)...
Shipping Intelligence. HOBART TOWN. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 28 October 1845
ê>I;t'upinrj ïntrllttnmrc. IIOIURT TOWN. ARRIVALS. October 2.î.-Ship Castle Eden, 930 tons, rinker, mnstcr, from Loudon 19th July. Passengers Lieutenant-Colonel llloomfield, Cnptnin IC. Moore, Captain Alexander Cockbume, Captain A. I. Jen- ner, Lieutenant Ilrewer, Lieutenant II. M. Hall, Ensign M. Goode, Ensign 1$. M. Cardiff, Lieut, and Adjutant Hovd, Quartermaster Grant, Surgeon II. Hodley, Mr. Hnnley, Clerk of thc Works, lady and two daughters, Mrs. Grant, 20 Serjeants, 13 corporals, 8 drummers, 275 privates, 38 women, '18 children 11th regiment. October 26.-Brig Nimrud, 161 tons, Mulhol- land, master, from New Zealand 2Gth September, with timber and gum. Passengers-P. Imlay, D. Geddes. ÎIKTARTURKS. October 25.-Schooner Flying Fish, 123 tons, Clinch, muster, for Port Phillip with a general cargo. October 25.-Schooner Sylvanus, 73 tons, Tay- lor, master, for Part Albert IMPORTS. fesselt reported inwards during the week. Per ¡loyal bircher, from Liverpool-Cargo for Hobart Town: ...
ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY. (Lord Colchester, President, in the Chair.) [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 28 October 1845
[ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY. (Lord Colchester, President, in the Chair.J Six now members were elected into the society. The paper read was, " Considerations against tho supposed existence of a great sea in the interior of Australia," by E. I. Eyre, Esq. ?* An opinion," say» Mr. Eyre, " very generally prevails that the continent of Australia is, comparatively speaking, little more than a narrow crust or barrier inter- vening between on outer and inner sea, this opinion originated with Captain Flinders, and is still entertained by Captain Sturt, Mr Windsor Earl, and others. Mr. Eyre says, it is not without diffidence that he ventures to differ from such authorities, while at the same time he thinks h¡3 own notion borne out by facts and considerations of no little weight. Mr. Eyre admits that the non- existence, at least as far as we know of any large river, with the exception of the Mur- ray, discharging itself into the sea on tho eastern, western, or southern coasts to tho southward ...
THIMBLERIGGING. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 28 October 1845
TIIIMBLEUIGGING. The Thins bas invented a new title for Lord Stanley, which will stick os long- as thal of his barony-" The New Zealand Thimblerigger." He has achieved that honour by high desert and uncommon dex- terity. In the face of the assembled Di- rectors of the New Zealand Company, he undertook to play off his trick with cup and pea, undetected. "Gentlemen," he said, " here is au agreement ; here are the lands you claim. Now, I tn ko the agreement in one hand and the lands in the other. I put down the lands-so ; and the agreement a top of them-so. Now, gentlemen, you are convinced that the lands are under the agree- ment, and you take them on my terms ?" Mr. Buller looked at Mr. Aglionby, and Mr. Aglionby at Mr. Mangles-they said all was right, and agreed to the bargain : but Lord Stanley lifted up his cup, (the agreement.) and no pea (the lands) was there ! All al- lowed that the Thimblerigger who had taken in the Directors of the New Zealand Com- pany could not be detected....
ENGLISH EXTRACTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 28 October 1845
ENGLISH EXTRACTS. Mr. Bailey, the eminent sculptor, has lately been in Bristol to make arrangements previous to executing a monumental statue of the late P. J, Miles, Esq., which is about being erected by his family to his memory, in tho chancel of Leigh Church.-Spectator, June 28. Tuesday 17th June, is described as being one of ihewarmest days remembered in Paris. The official account of the temperature represents it as having been in tho shade on that day 86J degrees of Fahrenheit, but privato ac- counts say it was nearer to 89.-Ibid. The Bishop of Hereford commenced his triennial visitation of his diocese on Tuesday. In his charge his Lordship characterised dis- putes as to vestments " as a disgrace to the age."-Ibid. It is slated " on authority," " that it is tho intention of thaw King of Holland shortly to visit this country, and that his Majesty will bo attended by a distinguished suite. His Majesty may be expected the week after next."-Ibid. Piç-iron, which was selling at Gd....
THE CHURCH OF ROME IN FRANCE. SPEECH OF THE REV. [?]. MONOD, OF PARIS, AT THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE FREE CHURCH. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 28 October 1845
ÏIIECnUllCIIOFUOME IN FRANCE. SPEECH OFTrîE KEV. P. MONOD, Ol'PARIS, AT THE G KN KRAI. ASS E.M UL. Y OF TUE FREE CHURCH. I MEAN lo talk of tha Evangelical Society of Franco only ; that is my commission ; but I wish it to be very clearly understood, that I thus offer no shadow of objection to any of the other Christian channels through which your liberality may he flowine;. In order to understand the importance of the Evangeli lien] Society of France, it is necessary that I should tr¡ve some sketch of the religious state of thing's in France. I will 6rst refer to Popery, and secondly, to the Reformed Church in that country. There nrc33.000,000 of souls living and dying in my country. Out of these there aro thirty-one millions and ti half who are nominally Roman Catholics, and a million and a half of nominal Protest- ants ; but tho great mass of these millions are plunged in infidelity, a less number in superstition and idolatry, and a small number havo been brought by the errace of G...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 28 October 1845
FOU SYDNEY. "JTTSUJ THE fincFirst-elass Ship Equestrian* ^ffiKrai s"l tons, J. L. Spence, Commander, "V^^^EJ now loading, lins splendid ncconimo &lt;¿K»«E%Í& dation for Passengers, willsail on Sa- turday next. For freight or passage apply on hoard, or to DUNCAN M'l'iiEitsoN'. Stone Buildings, Oct 27. To Whalers. Boyd Town, Twofold Bay, New South. Wale». SHIPS can refresh or refit at this Harbour, free of all Port Clinrgrs, Pilotage, &c, and cnn obtain wood, _ wnter, fresh anti salt provisions, ve- getables, ship chandlery, stores and slops of every kind and description : and, if required, tho service of experienced shipwrights and boat builders up- on (he most reasonable terms. Obc ©merni Ixrtp'ötry ;&lt;S>fitrc. For Governesses, Tutor.«, and Servants of nil Classes, ?1.1, LIVIUU'OOL-STREET. CHI Tatters to he I'ost-paiilJ "IjyANTKD, by a steady Free Female, n situn » I tion ns Cook or General Servant, in a small Family. Wages is not so much an obje...
CORRESPONDENCE. The Editor of this Journal does not hold himself responsible for the opinions of his Correspondents. To the Editor of the Observer. THE CONGREGATIONALISTS AND MAYNOOTH. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 28 October 1845
CORllESPONDlîNCE. I The Editor nf this Journal docs nat hall himself re- sponsible for the opinions nj his Correspondents. To the Editor of the Observer. THE CONGREGATIONALISTS AND MAYNOOTH. Sm,-Will you oblige nie by inserting in the Oliierver the following resolutions. They were nilopteil nt the Annual Meeting of thc Congrega- tional Union of England and Wales, held in Lon- don, May lfith, 1815, and embody the general sentiments of Congregationalists relative to the religious opinions and civil rights of their Roman Catholic fellow-subjects. 1. -That this assembly npproves-'and confirms thc proceedings of thc Committee in opposition to thc Maynooth College Endowment Dill.« 2. -That the assembly declares in the most distinct manner, that Its hostility to thc mensure in question is primarily based on a solemn reli- gious conviction, that by thc law of Christ, tin alterable by human authority, the pcciininry sup part of Iiis religion is confided lo thc voluntary contributions of his ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 28 October 1845
FOR LONDON. A REGULAR TRADER. jS^Jk* THE A 1 Teak Ship CALCUTTA, ^wr&lt;8ßW^Biirthcn per Register 484 tons, has -^«J^^^g all lier dca&lt;l weight cngnged. For .Oâj>fcwB.& freight of wool or passage, apply to IC C. Russ, Commander, or to THOMAS Bnoww. New Wharf, 1 October 17, ISM. J Nursery-maid Wanted. AYOUNG PERSON to net na NURSERY- MAID, and who understands Nccdle-work. Apply to Messrs. Stevens and linrcourts. Eliza betli-slreet. Unexceplionable references required. ? October 10, 18*3. ",...;.. House to be Let, . AT the top of Macquaric-strcet, containing four rooms, with out-Uousc, stable, mid about one acre of garden, well-stocked with choice fruit trees, commanding a most delightful view of the town and harbour, Sandy Hay, &c., and within hearing of the military band. Rent-X2Ü n year. For further particulars apply to 1'. Lipscombe, Sandy Hay, or at thc Market. New Wharf, "I October 20,18«. J Eligible Residence. TO DE LET, those Eligible Premi...