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LOCAL INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 14 November 1845
LOCAL INTELLIGENCE. TOST Ornen REOUÏ.ATIONS.- Wc are happy to fini! that no letters will he received here or nt Launceston ut thc Post Office on Sundays; Satur- day has very properly been substituted for the Lord's day. Sur.icf SALE.-On Wednesday Mr. Taylor sold by 1'uhltc Auction to Mr. M'Crakcn, butcher, of Liverpool-street, SU Port Phillip wethers, at Ms, (id. n. head cash. Thc Sheep were not in prime condition, owing to thc bnd weather which pro- longed ilic voyage to an unusual length. Mr. Prop- sting, of Elizabeth-street, lins also been a pur- chaser of 2«0 Port Phillip sheep, which arrived overland from Launceston. ItisnoN Funny.-tin Tucsdny last Mr. Tooth of Sydney, on crossing thc Derwent in a boat con- taining his horse nnd gig, and a horse belonging to A. Morrison, Esq., thc boat came in contact with thc punt, immediately filled with water, and sank. Fortunately all but Mr. Tooth's horse and gig, were saved. HusiiiiANuEiis.-On Tuesday last five notorious characters were r...
SHIP MAILS. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 14 November 1845
SHIP MAILS. For Norfolk Island, per Waterlily, on Tuesday next, at 4 P.M. precisely. Fur Mauritius, and Cnlcuttn, anil Cape of Good Hope, via Mauritius, via Launceston, per Jane, on Friday, 2lst inst., nt 5 ditto. For London, viâ Launceston, per Renownt on Tuesday, 25th instant, at 5 P.M. ditto.
THE COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 14 November 1845
TOE COUNCIL. THE selection of Councillors from the ranks of the colonists docs not confer n represen- tative character on our Government, hut it results from thc innate sentiment, which not even despotic power can wholly extin- guish, that, prerogative is liable to abuse, anti that the people themselves cnn alone bc trusted to guard against aggression. If the Council is to yield witbout question to whatever tho Government suggests, the presence of a country party is an anomaly, a mere disguise of naked irresponsible power ; arguments in thc Legislative Chamber be- come useless, it becomes a simple Court of Record, nnd will require nothing but the presence of a Registrar. But if thc inten- tion of Parliament was, to lodge in the linnell of tho Councillors nu effective veto whenever thc existence of an undoubted evil should collect the discordant clements of thc colonial mind in one unanimous im- pulse; if the intention of Parliament was to offer them an alternative between slavish su...
THE OBSERVER. HOBART TOWN, FRIDAY, NOV. 14. THE COLONIST EXTIRPATION BILL. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 14 November 1845
THE OBSERVER. HOBART TOWN, ITU DAY, NOV. ll. TIIK COLONIST EXTIM'ATION 13ILL. THE moro we consider the Bill of Lord Stanley, of which we gave his Lordship's own notice on moving ¡ts second reading in thc House of Lords on the 18th July, the more do we deem it our duty to invoke the exertions nod thc prayers of every respec- table colonist to avert, if possible, the fur- ther scourge by which the unhappy settlers of this devoted land arc threatened. Every man who can appreciate the necessary con- sequences of Lord Stanley's proposal to dis- perse over the island a petty felon tenantry, (and who is there that cannot appreciate them ?) should without loss of time-the dancer is imminent-unite in exposing them and remonstrating with thc Govern- ment both here and in England. The in- telligence of the contemplated measure has come accompanied by an intimation that something, more or less approximating to justice, is to be done to the colony in thc matter of its convict expenditure; it wou...
IMPORTS. Vesselt reported inwards during the week. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 14 November 1845
fesselt reported inwards during the week. November 13_Per Schooner Bandicoot, fror Port Phillip-(io »heep, 21"hhds. beef, 41 tier« ditto, 13 ditto tongues, l l casks butter, part c original cargo, I cask tobnero, order. November 13.- l'cr Schooner Breeze, fror Port Phillip-l.'lo sheep, 5 kits butter, order. November 13.-Per Marque Oittiert //rndermt from Cope of Good Hope-10 kegs tobacco, 40 boxes dried fruits, Maning Brothers. Per Jane Frances, from Loudon-2 boxes package books, &c. J.P. Cowle; I cases drapery, A Cumberland ; 2 boxes apparel, I bale cluth, 1 packages furniture, &c, Mr. Hardwick ; 4 bale shirts, ii cases slops, 3 cases hosiery, I bale blau kets, 7 bales 2 cases linens and cottons, 2 case pnrnsols and Ince, 2 trunks ladies' shoes, ll. Lewi mid Sous; ll bales cottons, 10 cases drapery, ! bales prints, 2 coses millinery, G. & J. Salier; : cases drapery, I. Guthrie ; li cases millinery, H S. Waterhouse & ISror. ; 1 cask hardware, 1 casi g...
TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION, &c. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 14 November 1845
ÏKIt.MS Ol' SUBSCRIPTION. &c. The O HS F. ll VER will lie delivered in Town every Tuesday and Frit/a;/ mornings. A Cavalry Edition, containing the. Intelli- gence receiretl from Launceston, the Interior, or other placet, on those days, will he posted in the evening. SluismiiTioN.-10.». jier quarter in ad- vance ; 1 ;!,». credit. ADVERTISEMENTS.-Twelve lines and un- der, 2s. Gd., and 2d. fur every additional line, for each insertion. Considerable reduction on Advertisements co?ttinued for any length of time. Advertisements are received at the Publishing Oßee in Collins Street on Monday, till 12 o'clock, and on Thursday till the same hour. Adver- tisers must state the number of insertions desirer!, on their Advertisements, other icise they will be continued until counter- manded, and charged accordingly. Ko verbal communications attended to. %* COMMUNICATIONS for the Editor, or Orders for the Pujier and Advertisements, lo be addressed, or left at "THE On SEnvEK" Office, (Mu. G...
ALGIERS. ATROCIOUS DEED. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 14 November 1845
ALGIERS. I ATROCIOUS DEED. Wo extract from the Ahhhar of Algiers, a print published under the patronage'of Mar- shal tho Duke D'Isly, Governor-General of Algeria, the following narrativo of ono of tho most atrocious deeds that have dis-1 graced the French arms in Africa ; it is dated from Orlcansville : " One of those occurrences has just taken place in the Dahra which deeply afflict such as witness them, even when they have ac- knowledged the horrible necessity of it, and have a right to declare that nothing bas been neglected to prevent the catastrophe. Colonel Pclissicr was engaged in pursuing the Oulod Riahs, a Kabyl tribe who have never been subdued, because the country they inhabit contains immense caverns-real labyrinths wherein it would be downright madness to lead assailing troops. The Ouled-Riahs, .acing that they were closley pursued, has- tened to their habitual refuges. This hap- pened on the forenoon of the 18th of June. " After surrounding the grottos some fas- cines ...
Markets. HOBART TOWN, 13TH NOVEMBER, 1845. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 14 November 1845
àiïàrlïctô. lloit.vHT TOWN, l'ôrn ISoVKMtinn, i » là. The Coiiimissarint have tnkcn 10,000 bushels of tile wheat tendered at 7s. '¿cl. per lot) lbs. and un- der. The market priée is very fluctuating, but wc know that two parcels were yesterday sold on thc Wharf nt -ls. Oil. per bushel. Harley. ls. (Jd. per bushel. Oats. 4s. ditto. Mnizu. .'is. (iii. ditto. Hay, pressed .. .C.') Ids. per toa. Ditto, loose,. .. .t'.'i ditto Straw . £.> ditto. Potatoes. .-Ci 10s. lo.CC. New Potatoes .. 2.id. per lb. (»reen Peas .... ls. lid. per peck. Carrots... .'ls. pur doz. Eggs. Od. ditto. Cubhngc. ls. (¡il. ditto. Caulitlowers .. ls. Od ditto. Onions, . 20s. cwt. Powis. 2s. Od. to ,1s. per pair. Ducks. ls. (id. to 5s. ditto. Geese .-ls. each. Turkeys . 4s. fid. ditto. «utter. ls. 3d. lb. Apples. 1 ls. per bushel. Shingles .-ls. Cul. per thousand. Sawn timber .. 4s. (id. per 100 feet. Posts and rails.. 22s. ditto. Paling . 4s. (id. to 5s. ditto. She oak . ts. Od. per tun. Gum. .'ls. lid. ditto. ...
THE GAZETTE. FEMALE HOUSE OF CORRECTION, HOBART TOWN. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 14 November 1845
TIIE GAZETTE. I FEMALE HOUSE OF CORRECTION, I HO MART TOWN. ? State of tile Female House of Correction at Hobart Town, 7th November, 1815 :-. Under colonial sentence - - - 199 Freo women ----- 22 Umler separate system 87 Nursing children . - - - S Sick in hospital - - - - 15 Invalids. 2 Servants, turnkeys, &'c. - - - K Ditto to olHccrs nf Tnstitution 3 Total number of women - - 311 Children under two years of iure - - 5 Women at thc Nursery, Dynnyrne - 57 Children at ditto under one year of age 3li Ditto above ditto 52 Total number of children - - SS JOHN HUTCHINSON, Superintendent.
FEMALE HOUSE OF CORRECTION, LAUNCESTON. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 14 November 1845
FEMALE HOUSE OF CORRECTION, I LAUNCESTON. ? ötate of the Female House of Correction at Launceston, Gili November, 1815 ¡ Under colonial sentence 40 Free women ----- -If Under probation - - - - ll Nursing children 27 Sick in the hospital 0 Servants, turnkeys, &c. 8 Ditto to ofliccrs of Institution - - 2 Total number of women - - 98 Children under one year old 29 Ditto above ditto 3 Total number of children - 32 A. M'LEOD, Superintendent.
PORT PHILLIP. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 14 November 1845
PORT PHILLIP. DREADFUL OCCUIUIKNCE.-On Friday evening, n number of the aborigines were drinking nt n certain public house in Mel- bourne, and, at a late hour, under tho in- fluence of their potations, they proceeded across the punt to their "mia mia's." They were not long there when a regular row commenced, thc black fellows beginning us tisunl to waddy the lubrns; and one of them, Derreme, well known nbout town, not satisfied with exercising the wnddy, got his spenr, with which ho inflicted such n wound upon his lubra, ns leaves but very slight hopes of lier recovery. The poor woman was removed from thc camp, mid deposited in a garden belonging to Mr. Peacock, Fltndcr's street, where she was found thc snmc night, and by him conveyed to the colonial hospital, where she now lies so dangerously ill, that very little hopes are entertained of her rccorcry. The wound wns indicted by a glass-bnrbed spear, in the side of thc nbdomen; it pcuctrnted nbout one inch and a hnlf, and the agony i...
COMMISSIONERS' OFFICE. 11th November, 1845. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 14 November 1845
COMMISSIONERS' O EE I CE, 11 Iii Aovrmlirr, 181.'!. Notice is hereby given, that the following Claims fur tirants, »ill be ready fnr examination, by tho Commissioners appointed fur that purpose, upon or immediately after the lilli day of January n^xt, on or before which day uny caveat or counter claim must he entered. Arthur Gardiner, New Norfolk, 1 a. 3r. 2 p. Hounded on the south-west by fi chains north- westerly along Stephen-street commencing at its angle with Churrh-strcet, mid extending to Mon- tagu crescent, on the north-west by 3 chaim SO links north-easterly along Montngu-rrcsccnt to the west angle of an allotment located to A. Thom- son, on thc north-east by I- chains links south- easterly along that allotment to Church-street aforesaid, and thence on tho south-east by 3 chains Ct links south-westerly along that street to the point of commencement. John Fisher. Strangford, Monmouth, lil acres. (Originally located to Ino. Herbert.) Hounded on thc north-west by (il chains 70...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 14 November 1845
Fon "WELLINGTON AND AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND. Till? Schooner " NANDICOOT," II. Howden, muster, having tho greater portion ol' lier enrgo on ho.it'd, will meet with imine ili.'itc despatch. passage apply to the Commander fi Nov. M, 1815 NATHAN-, Mosr.s it Co. Füll ADELAIDE, SOUTH AUSTRALIA. THU f.tst-s.iiliiur A 1 lirig.itittne #" T I M ll ()," 123 tons, George Gwatliin, Com ...... mander, a regular Trader, now |",,(|i"g, "ill sail 20tli instruit. For passaic, or freight ol' goods and horses, apply on hoard, or to V. M'Pitr.nsos. Nov. 13, 1815. FOI I SYDNEY. --3L . THU last-sailing, first elnss Ship ^33$* "LLOYDS," $AS^1Î"Î? .»« ton», »avid Le«is, Com imÉâà »rt:: ?~ imM»«> wi» .»» »» the 21 » : 11 instant. I'or freight or passage apply on hoard, or to D. MTlIKllfON. Nov. lil, 1815. FOR LONDON. A iir.mn.Art THADKH. Till'', line first-clnss haroun ". _v _ r-" " ,1 ANF. FllANCKS," ^riv'T?' 'ir,n ,("ls r,'Slsll'ri William Crosby, - Á Commander, i" now loading, and ^^^"^ having nil her de...
COMMISSIONERS' OFFICE. 4th November 1845. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 14 November 1845
COMMISSION HUS' OKI-ICK. .IM Xovrícr, 181-5. NOTICE is hereby pi ven, that the fultowing Claims f»r Cirants will be ready fur Examination, hy the CouuiiissiiHKTü appointed fur that purpose, lip'in ur immediately after the Ith ilay of January, next, on or before which day any caveat or counter chum must be entered. lohn PrirR timi lohn liobeits, pity of Hobart Town, tr. Iii p. (Originally li. Doctor, mid con- veyed to W. C. Hums, T. Eearmnouth, I. KeMi, and others, ttutlcr whom applicants claim.) Hounded on thc south west hy Ii eli ai us !H ami u half links south-easterly along nu ntiotment I granted to lohn Ki shcr commencing at the north ani;lc thereof on Patrick-street, on the south-east by H3 and-n-half links north-easterly along un al . Inlment occupied hy or belonging- to Henjaiuin (¡ny, on the north-east hy ¡1 chains :\.r> links north- westerly nlonir an allotment occupied hy or belang ¡(iii to - M'In tyre to Patrick-street aforesaid, and thence on the north-west hy i chain...
ENGLISH EXTRACTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 14 November 1845
ENGLISH EXTRACTS. A corresponden' of lite lAvir/utnl M, ri nrij relaies an instance of outrageous l.matiei>iu, scarcely credible in the nineteenth century. Sume improvements were in progress on an estate ut Elton, in Cheshire, and a wall was building. It was rumoured that a nunnery was about to be made ; and one afternoon, a body of men, armed with crow-bars and such instruments, and Iud hy a fanatical local preacher, made an attack on the wall ; which the workmen were ordered by thfir em- ployer to quit, that a conflict might be avoided. The assailants pulled duwn a part of ihe building;, and on departing threatened to pay another visit. j Mr. 1'itzroy Kelly is the new Solicitor General. ' Mr. fl. Uniter, lim British Minister al Madrid was sworn of thu Privy Council on Momlnv ; si» «'so was thu lion. B. Baring. Pavtiiai'tor of ibo Force«. Admiral Sir W. Otway, Colonel Sir J. Dionis, ami Knar-Ad- miral Sir IC. C. Strode, were made Knights Commanders of the Bath ; and Prince Georg...
PUBLIC MEETING OF THE PRESBYTERY OF V. D. LAND. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 14 November 1845
PUBLIC MKUTING OF THE PRES- BYTERY OP V. J). LAND. Ox Tuesday evening, a meeting took [dace in St. Andrew's Church, tn provide for thc diffusion of the Gospel in connection with the Presbytery of Van Dicmeu's Land. The business of thc evening wns opened by singing, and n prayer hy the Kev. Mr. Willer. Tile llcv. Mr. Lillie was called to tho Chnir.niul stated flint the meeting lind been called for the purpose of carrying out the plun of Missionary religious instruction in Van Dicmeu's Laud. This scheine was funned to send forth labourers to the remote regions of the colony, where the nbsence of ministers ol' religion wns producing n fearful de- moralization nmongst their poor nnd neglected fcllow-crentures, who seldom or ever heard the sweet words of consolation published in thc tiuspcl. This meeting wns called to advance the cause of the Loni Jesus Christ, an honorable and enviable calling, in which every person of whatever denomi- nation lie might be, might partake. This was not n ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 14 November 1845
TO PASSENGERS FOR ENGLAND, INDIA, & CAPE OF GOOD HOPE, vid TIIE MAURITIUS. THE Ship "JANE," Thomas Buckland, Commander, will leave Launceston on thc 25th inst, direct for thc Mauritius, from which port almost weekly oppor- tunities offer for most of thc ahove places. Cabin rassage : Single Cabin.£10. Double Cabin.JC30. Apply to JAMES KA VEX, Sydney-place, Launceston. Nov. 10, 1845. Wanted. WANTED, a respectable YOUNG MAN, who I understands the Drapery Business. Also, n | YOUTH, of the nge of sixteen or seventeen, desi- rous of learning the trade* lt. WATERHOUSE & BROTIIER. October 27th, 1815. TO SHEPHERDS AND LABOURERS. WANTED immediately, for thc District of Maneroo, Twofold Bay, New South Wales, nt a fixed rate of wages, from thirty to forty SHEPHERDS and LÀUOU1U.RS (single men), who will have their passage found to Twofold Bay. Kate of wages and all particulars learned on ap- plication to RICHARD WEBO. New Wharf, October 17. 8555° Any number of Shearers going to M...
EXPORTS. Vessels reported outwards during the week. Nil. LAUNCESTON. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 14 November 1845
' Veitseis reported outward.* during the tceeJt. j Ml. I LAUNCESTON. ARRIVALS. Xovrmher fi.-Marque Henry, 119 Ions. \Vninn- ie}', muster, from London; ll. Recd, agent. November (J.-Ship Jane, itll tons, Buckland,' muster, from London; Jns. Haven, agent. Pas- sengers-Mrs. lluckland, Miss Brothersoa, Mrs. Newman, Mrs. Uiva, Mr. and Mrs. Parsons, Mrs. IJuekmnn, Mrs. Lyons and child. November ti.-Steamer Shamrock, 20n tons, r.ümore, master, from Sydney and Port Phillip ; '1'. Craufurd, agent. Passengers for Launceston Mrs. Corbett, Mr. liueknell, Mr. Walker, Mr. Sloane, Mr. Henty, Mr. Cruickshunks, Mr. M'Eareltan, Thomas liriggs, George Scrivener, James Heyden, James Easily, Mr. Empson, Mr. Howe, Mr. Jackson, Mr. Hobson. For Syd nev Mrs. Jory, Mr. and Mrs. Walker, Mr. .Miller, Mrs. Earl, Jno. Harlow. * DEPARTURES. November 7.-Steamer Shamrock, 200 toas, filmore, master, for Sydney and Twofold Bay ; T. Craufurd, agent. Passengers-Mr. Donald, Mr. Fairy, Mrs. Holls and two children, George...