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ADELAIDE. Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 8 October 1860
ADELAIDE. Saturday. Stuart has not yet reached Adelaide, but various facts aro known as to his journey. The country passed through is all fit for pastoral purposes, but the explorers suffered from want of water once dur- ing 111 hours. Stuart has 6et at rest tho idea of an interior desert or sea. He had to lire upon the natives and kill several. He had not much trouble to find water returning. It is stated, on good au- thority, that Stuart undertook the journey as much for the romantic purpose of plantinga flag, pre» sented him by a lady, in the centro of Australia as for other objects. It is believed Government will enable him to go out again, rather than lose the honor of crossing tho continent. Flour, JE17 ; wheat, 7s. 3d. Monday. The banks have lowered the exchange on London -issue at 1 premium; buy al 1 discount. The flour market in dull at JE17. Wheat is less firm at 7s. Samples of copper, ono averaging 50 per cent., are being exhibited in the exchange, from tho new mine belon...
MISCELLANEOUS SHIPPING. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 8 October 1860
MISCELLANEOUS SHIPPING. The Picard schooner, coming up the River, and a whaling fcrtuie in Bull Bay, were signalled yester- day evening at sundown. Captain Evans of the Don Pedro, wbich arrived yesterday from Newcastle, reports the Alarm, brig, going into New.castle, on tho 29th September. The Port Arthur Coal Company's bargo Shannon eau» np on Saturday afternoon, making her second trip this week, bringing SO tons coal each time.
TELEGRAPHIC DESPATCHES. [BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH.] [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 8 October 1860
TELEGRAPHIC DESPATCHES. [BY HLKCTBIC TIXECinAPH.] [Wo give the items of Telogi aphio Intelligence in the Melbourne papoj s that have not boen antici- pated.] SIDNEY. Monday. Tho seaman of the American ship Dione, who was stabbed lost week, is dead. It is i sported that tho Government has lecoivod advices io-day of the finding of a nnggof.üS pounds woight, at Kiamba, jit second drift. Thonbattoiis in Globo Island weio fiist in ope- ration to-day. Tuesday, The ropoi t of the discovery of a heavy nugget at Kiandra is net coufirmod, although it in still pieva Jonf ; liift ni] advices state that the diggers aie doing wol¡, At tho Taranaki nynipathy nieetfng the attend- ance was very good, and the i usolutions wpi e adopted unanimously, and a eoinnilttoe appointed. Mr, Darvall carno out with a sinai t attiiok on British polifly jit Now Zealand, as tho proximate eausopf theso bonnies. Two thousand twolnindrod chests, IliQO half ohosts, and 2500 botet of tea have como in from Foo Chow Foo, ...
COMMERCIAL. CITY ARTICLE. Mercury Office, Saturday Afternoon. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 8 October 1860
COMMERCIAL. CITY ARTICLE. Mercury OJjice, Saturday Afternoon. Throughout tho week business has presented the fame quiet aspect as has characterized this market for some time past. There has been no movement whatever either in the import o? colonial prodaco piarkets. .Qbjun &0.-M the commencement of tlie week the wheat market opened at 8s. to 8s. 3d. per bushel, and several sales were made atthoscfigures, ' but as the week progressed the market became firm at 8s. 3d, notwithstanding a fall in the ' markets of the neighboring colonies, and in a lew instances 8s. Gd. has been given for very prime samples. Oats havo met with no improved inquiry, and are still in very light de- mand. Barley is also very (full, tho in- quiry being extremely limited. Hay coûtes in plentifully, but prices have experienced no change, loose still ranging from Ü5 10s. to£G 10s. per ton according to quality, and country pressed from .£5 to iW. ' Potatoes have been in moderate demand duriug tho week at -...
MR. BLACK AND THE SALMON EXPERIMENT. TO THE EDITOR OF THE MERCURY. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 8 October 1860
MR. BLACK AND THE SALMON EXPERIMENT. TO THE EDITOR OF THE MEBCUBY. Sin -I hav o not time to unravel thoiouglily the tangled skein ot Mi Black s epistle 01 to correct all Ina lmsstatements His defamatory insinuations inspecting bettei men than himself may well bo left to the contempt they meut I will howevet note one oi two points m lus lettei in ordei to ptevont the public fiom being misled The Committee in forming an opinion as to the lcinunciation of the managet of the mulei tal mg vtislicl to know Mt Blacl s mows upon the subject -and accoi dingly sent a messenger with a courteous message from the Chan man to lum lequesttug lum to attend in the Committee loom He soon made his appeatance and gave such mfoi mation ns was lequned It was then decided by tho Committee that the ptmcipal lomnnei attou of Managu should bo dependent on his ruc cess I being the only membei in favoui of a laigei salaiy thin Ü00 It was also deteimined that Mi Blael (foi all coincided in opinion at that timo ...
SHIP MAILS. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 8 October 1860
SHIP MAILS. Mails will close at the General Post Office, Hobart Town, as under : i'or New Zealand and Queensland via Sydney, per.firet vessel, to-morrow, at II a.tn. For Twofold Bay and Sydney, per Tasmania, do, do. S. T. HARDINGE Postmaster. P.S.-Moils for Sydney and Adelaide, are made np at this Office, and forwarded vii Melbourne, by every Steam Vessel departing from Hobart Town or Launceston.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 8 October 1860
Steam to Melbourne. Beturn Tickets. Return Tickets. THE T. S. TS. Company's Steamship » CITY OF HOBART," 4iiiSï"r Alfred Darby,' Commander, "K» will leave for MELBOURNE, on WEDNESDAY, 17th October, at three o'clock p.m. Fabes. C a. d. Return' Tickets, available for .-two months or four voyages... 12 10 Ü Single Passage, Saloon. 7 0 0 Single Passage, Steerage. 3 10 0 Children under 12 years of age iu pro- portion. BENJ. M. CUNNINGHAM, "' ,i,: Manager, T.S.N. Co. Franklin Wharf, , October 'Itli, 18GO. Direct and Nearest Roate to the Suowy River Gold Fields. Bteara to Sydney, via Twofold Bay. THE T.S.N.Co's Steam- ship "TASMANIA," J. Clinch, commander, m ill leave for the nbore ports on TUESDAY, October the 9th, at 12 o'clock. ' Fakes to Twofold Batt, The nearest Port to the Diggings. Saloon . £7 7 0 Steerage.,.3 10 0 Children under 12 years ofi age in proportion. ' BENJ. M. CUNNINGHAM, ' ' - Manager T. S. N. Co. Franklin Wharf, October 4th, 1860. ~For Liverpool Direct. Black Ball and ...
S H I P P I N G. PORT OF HOBART TOWN. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 8 October 1860
s h i p p i jst a. PORT OF HOBART TOWN. ARRIVED. October 0.-Eclipse, schooner, 100 tons, Calder, from Port Albert, the 1st instant, with cattle. Asenta : Guesdon & Co. October 7.-Mary Ann, schooner, 101 tons, J. Valantine, from Sydney, r30tli September, with coal*. Agents-Mcpherson & Francis. October 7.-Don Pedro Ii., barque, 149 tons, Evans, from Newcastle, New South Wales, SOtli September, with coals. Agent-Fisher. COASTERS INWARDS. October (!.-nappy .Tack, North West Bay, potatoes and timber ; JEolus, North West Kay, timber; Thames, Barnes Hay, firewood. ENTERED OUT. October 6.-Mariposa, schooner, 112 tonB, Moore, for Melbourne. CLEARED OUT. October 6.-Mariposa, schooner, 211 tons, J. P. Moore, for Melbourne, in ballast. October 6.-Uoldseekor, schooner, 149 tons, Lyons, for Melbourne, with sundries. Passengers : Cabin-Mr. H. Price, Mr. C. McKenzie, Mr. Laid- law. October C.-Reliance, brig, 118 tons, J. Smith, for Invercargill, New Zealand, with sundries. Pas- seng...
GENERAL HOSPITAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 8 October 1860
GENERAL HOSPITA;.. The Board of Management mrt on Friday when | there were present:-Messrs. Henty, (Chairman) Kennerley, Macdowell, Kissock, Maxwell, Regan, Sheehy, Lewis, His Worship the Mayor, Doctors Officer, Crowther, Smart, and Doughty. It was resolved in order to relievo the Hospital, that invalids free by servitude, who in future apply for ndmission (until sufficient accommodation is provided at thi Brickfields,) shall be forwarded to tho Invalid Depût at Port Arthur. The buildingformorly occupied by tbeComptrollei General, having been finally transferred to the Hos- pital, it was resolved that itbeusodasan infirmary for female patients, and that the present female hos- pital be converted into a depot for female invalids, and that the Director of Public Works bo requested to make the necesary alterations and repairs imme- diately. It was also resolved that the matron should reside at the new female hospital. 3Ie.isrs. Kissoek, Kennerluy, Macdowell, and Dr. Crowther were appoi...
GRAND REVIEW OF VOLUNTEERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 8 October 1860
Ö1UKÖ KRVttiW ötf VoMWMiUilKs. Wn have great pleasure in being in a position to announce, on the highest authority, that the approaching anniversary of the Birth of His Royal Highness the Prince op Wat/es, the Dth of November nest, which will of coursebea public holiday, is intended to be madeagrand field day for the review of the various Volunteer Corps, and that instructions to that effect have already been sent to Lieutenant-Colonel Russell, the In- specting Field Officer. His Excellency has inti- mated hi3 intention personally to inspect the men. "Wo have the further pleasure of adding that the Review will be followed by a grand ball at Govern- ment House, to which invitations will be issued on an extensive scale, and which it is understood will be on a scale of magnificence that will sufficiently testify the interest His Excellency and Lady Young take in a, movement-which at home Her Majesty has bsen proud to distinguish with high marks of royal favor.
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 8 October 1860
BIRTHS. At Beverley, Macquarie River, on Friday the 28th of September, Mrs. Arthur ALLISON, of a daughter, still-born. 8 o DEATHS. At Millbrook, Fingal, on the 30th of September, Mr. EDMUND HOBSON, aged 70 years, father of the late Dr. Hobson, of Melbourne, Victoria. o 8 At Bagdad on the 4th instant, Anna the beloved wife of Abraham Cavile, aged 60 years. The funeral will take place from the Crown Inn, Brighton, this day, at half-post 2 o clock. Friends will please accept this as an invitation as no Circulars will be sent.
GARDEN AND DAIRY PRODUCE. RETAIL PRICES. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 8 October 1860
GARDëK AND DAÖtY PRODUCE. RETAIL PRICES. 8. d. I. &lt;L A0, . 1 0 to 3 0 - -? 1 OtoO 0 12 14 IO 12 Apples, per doz . Asparagus, per bundle Bacon, dried, per lb. Bacon, green, per lb . - - Butter, fresh, per lb . 1 » 3 potted, per lb . 16 1 Cabbages, each. 0 » * Carrots, per doz. bunches .. 1 6 1 Cauliflowers, each . O * 1 Celery, per stick Celery, per stick . Cheese, Colonial, per lb... English, best do. 19 2 Ducks, couple . 6 ° ' Tîitow. nar rlnr. ... 1 3 1 4 6 5 "stick" Z '.". "?'? I Ó j ° lonial, per lb. 16 ¿ glisli, best d i/uwB, uuuple . Eggs, per doz. Fowls, per couple .». ... - ft " Geese, each. » " , Jam, per lb. 0 0 i Lemons, per doz. * " Lettuce, per doz., ... 1 0 1 Oranges, per doz. ..4 . 16 2 Onions, per lb . 10 0 Parsley, per bunch. 0 1 0 Pine Apples, each . 2 0 2 Peas, per peck . 2 6 0 Parsnips, pel- lb. 0 lj 0 Potatoes, per 12 lb. 10 0 Potatoes, new, per lb,. 0 0 0 Radishes, per bunch . 0 1 0 Rhubaib, per bundle, . 0 C 1 Spinach, per dish. ... ... 0 6 1 Turkie...
THIS NIGHT'S AMATEUR PERFORMANCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 8 October 1860
THIS NIGHT'S AMATEUR PERFORMANCE It ¡h hui reidy necessary, we imagine, to lonund our readers that the Amateur Performance in aid of tim luiiilo- of tim i}i;iiovol()iit Moejoty, tafcea piano ii) H¡ft 'l'hcatiru lîayul tl|U ovonjujr, Tho l-uhe'uraali ha\ o been of tlio moat aatiolUotory oliiuuctoi', and no doubt eninta but that lo-ulght'a performance will be crpud, it' not superior, to thoao which havo pro coded it. Wa would strongly urge upon the public tho claims which the Institution, toy the )|enollt of which thiäsq noribrnmiicea ure given, uo/3 upo» the| sympathy and support, k_"
TO THE EDITOR OF THE MERCURY. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 8 October 1860
TO THE EDITOR OF THE MERCURY &nbsp; &nbsp; Sir - In a lecture delivered at Bothwell on Geology, noticed in to-day's Mercury, I described the earthquakes in South America, but never said that I had been there. I should feel obliged if you would insert this correction for your numerous Bothwell readers, and am, Sir, &nbsp; Yours very obediently, &nbsp; JOHN JULIUS STUTZER. 2, Fitzroy Place, &nbsp; October 6th, 1860 &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; \
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 8 October 1860
M THE STEWARDS o«' the Manchester Unity Ball hereby ofler THE AEOVJi ItLWAED Toit TÏÏJ APPEJ ITLN5IO N AND CONVICTION of the person or persons who have malieioualy circulated a libellous document tddios«cd to JUiBS Rossiter, Assembly Itomis Bat Irai st Street, purporting to hive emanated from a Steward of the above Ball By order of the Stewauls, J B GILL o 9 Secietatj ~ 7 MIDLAND AGRICULTURAL ASSOCIATION f f\ H E TWENTY - SECOND ANNUAL L SHOW of tins ASSOCIATION «ill take place in the yards of tito Rainbow Hotel Campbell Town on WEDNESDAY the 10th October ne\t, when the follovvirr » premiums wrll be offered for competition - I HOUSES Class 1 -ror the best Btalhon loi the improvement of the breed of dra i"lil boises not under thiee, and not exceeding ten jcars old,srlvci plate, or £8 [lo thebiecder (lfhe be a member of this bock Ij ) of the best entire horse ru tins class, an hoi orary silver medal, value £1 Is Evilcnee must be pioduced that the prize horse has had piodit * ] Class 2...
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 8 October 1860
SOLÏH AUSTRALIA. > -*-: We have papers by way of Melbourne to the 27th ult. : Return op Me. Stuart.-Yesterday evening wo received a briof announcement of Mi'. Stuart's re- turn on Tuesday evening, the 18th instant, from his exploring expedition, to Messrs. James and John Chambers' station in the far north. His party consisted of two men. Mr. Stuart is said to bo pretty well, with the exception of a touch of scurvj', brought on by short rations.-Register, 27th September. The Executive Council.-We feel gratified in being able to announce that, on tho 21st instant, His Excellency the Governor-iu-Chief appointed Sir Charles Cooper a member of the Executive Council. On the same day a meeting of the Council was convened at Government House, instead of the Governor's offico as usual, in conse- quence of His Excellency's illuess, when Sir Charles was sworn in a member of the Council. It is not, us wo understand, intended that Sir Charles Cooper should take a part in the regular meetings ...
VICTORIA. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 8 October 1860
VICTORIA &nbsp; We have Melbourne papers to the 4th inst by way of Launceston. No judgment had been pronounced in the case of Horne v Gilles, and the three Judges before whom the appeal had been argued were to leave &nbsp; town on the 5th for circuit duty. With referenco to the rumoured capture of Henry Vallentine the Argus says :- The person who was recently arrested in this colony on suspicion of being Valleatine the las pianian tor ger, has pio\ed to be the wiong mau altei nil, and lias been dischaiged from eustodj It is now supposed that Vollentmo has quitted the countty, aud Sub taspectoi Weale, who carno over to Vtctoua on pmpose to search for him, has îe turnedto Tasmania Heavy floods aie pi evading on most of the diggings The following account is norn the Ben iliyo Adve) tisc> - Since the flood whieh about twp joaisanda halt ago did so much damage m Sandhutst, we have not had such tn ono as occuried lust night Although tho mjuiy done to ptopeity by the flo...