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ENGLISH EXTRACTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 14 November 1845
ENGLISH EXTRACTS. A GERMAN EXECUTION.-STUTTCARD, June 29.-During the last ten years there has not been any capital execution in our city. The day before yesterday the scaffold was erected for the decapitation of a young woman named Margaret Kudhardt, who was sen- tenced to death for poisoning ' lier husband with arsenic. Thia act of supreme justice was marked by a strange incident:-The execution here takes place with a sword. The culprit is placed on his knees, with a white handkerchief over his eyes ; one of the executioner's assistants then lies down be- fore the culprit, seizes him with bis two hands by the thighs, and keeps him immo- vably fixed to the ground, whilst another holds him by the hair, and draws his head back, so that the muscles be extonded, when the executioner, with his sword, which he grasps with both hands, cuts off the head. At the moment when the latter was about to inflict the fatal blow on Margaret Rudhardt, a man rushed through the compact crowd that surrou...
HIRING DEPOT, BRICKFIELDS. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 14 November 1845
HIKING DEPOT, lilt I CK FIELDS. I Return of Women disposable at the Hiring De- pot, Brickfields, on 7th November, 1815 : In the 3rd class - - - - - 154 2nd class G2 1st class ----- 8 Total - - - - -22+ Received from private service - - 22 Ditto from Témale House of Correction S Total. 30 Discharged to private service - - 30 Ditto to her Tickct-of-Leave 1 Total. 31 C. WILLIAMS, Superintendent.
HIRING DEPOT, ST. JOHN'S SQUARE, LAUNCESTON. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 14 November 1845
HIRING DEPOT, ST. JOHN'S SQUARE, I LAUNCESTON. ? Number of Women for ilispos.il in tho Hiring Depot, on the fith November, 18M : In the 3rd elliss ----- 4 2nd class ... 3 1st class - - ... 1 Total ..... 8 Received from Female House of Correction 7 Ditto from private service fi Total - . - 13 Discharged to private service 24 Ditto to freedom .... 1 Total 25 SAMUEL JOHNSTON, Superintendent. Printed and published by WILLIAM PRATT, 67, Elizabeth-street, Hobart Town, for the Propri- etor, JOHN FREDERICK HALLER, of Devonshire Terrace, Melvillc-strect, and the Old Wharf. Published also at the " Observer" Office, Col- lins-street, where all Advertisements and Com- munications are requested to be sent.
Shipping Intelligence. HOBART TOWN. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 14 November 1845
^öiu.pinij ïntrlltrjntrc. HOBART TOWN. ARRIVALS. November 1 I.-Schooner IJrtezr, 2S lons. Mudie,muster, from Tort Phillip, 7th November, with sheep. November 11.--Schooner lîandwant', ."ll tons, Howden, mnster, from Tort Phillip 7th Novem- ber, with sheep. November 13.-Schooner Timbo t 123 tons, Gwntkin, master, from Adelaide Ith November. Passengers-Mr. Martin, Mr. Josephs, Mr. Smith, Mrs. Pearson lind children, Mrs. Taylor, 1. Wilks. November IO.-Schooner Aùrmta, í»7 tom, Irv- ine:, master, from Streaky Hay, New Halium!, M balnur, with Oil nnd Stores. November 13.- Brig Highlander, tf»l tons, Lucas, master, from whaling. November 13.-Brig Magnnsha, 152 tons, from wh ali nur November 13.-Brice Palmyra, Ml tons, Lind- say, master, front Adelaide 3rd November, with wheat &c. Passengers-.Mr. Kodgers, Mr, Lowe. DEPARTURES Novembers.-Schooner Ea>/!f>, 92 tons, Marr, mnster, for Port Phillip, with timber, &e. November 8.-Schooner Lillias, 83 tons, Smith, master, for...
GENERAL POST OFFICE. 4th November, 1845. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 18 November 1845
I (IKNEllAE l'OST O Tl-'ICE. .Mh ,Xurem/icr, I S15. ! NOTK!) is hereby given, flint on and from to I morrow, thc fith instant, Mails for Launceston will he dosed nt this Oflice every Monday, Wed ? tiesday, Thursday, mid Saturday evenings, nt 9 ! o'clock precisely: and Mails for Hobart Town 1 will also be closed nt Launceston every Tuesday, 1 Wednesday, friday, and Saturday, nt thc same hour. I The Lrtter-uoses nt Hobart Town and at I.nnn ; reston will therefore bc oprn for thc receipt of 1 Kupaid Letters until \ before ° o'clock on those evenings respectively; but it will be necessary that prepaid Letters should bc posted at the win dows before ö o'clock in thc afternoon of such days. i These facilities of communication hctwecn Hobart Town and Launceston, by means of the l'ost O.l'.re, will in no way interfere with the present postal arrangement > for night Mails from Hobart Town every Tuesday and I'riday evening, nt 7 o'clock ; nod from Launceston, every Monday and Tlmrsdav afte...
Shipping Intelligence. HOBART TOWN. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 18 November 1845
êWppmji ïntrlliffcncc. HOBART TOWN. AltniVALS. November Hi.-Schooner FM;a, 118 tons, Chard, mnster, from whaling ; left Hobart Town Ut May, with oil and bone. November Iii.-Schooner Inilutlry, IO tons, Young, master, from whaling; left Hobart Town 3rd .NÍ ay, with oil nail bone. DKI'AHTUHES. Ail. I.M COUTS. /p«ie/j reported inwards during the week. [Omitted in our Inst] Per Jane Frances from London--8 crates enrth rnwnrc, 21 barrels sidt, 13 casks linseed oil, 30 cans linseed oil, 31 kegs pnint, 5 kegs saltpetre 20 barrels Epsom snits, 10 barrels sodn, 2 barrels pearl-ash, 2 barrels groats, 5 casks logwood, 15 barrels colours. III) barrels pitch, 20 barrels resin, 1 cask sublimate, 1 cans oilman's stores, 30 barrels blacking, 2 small boxes candles, 4 ams black lead, 4 casi s stone blue, ll cans mustard, -1 cans black lend, l l small boxes ten, 1 mangle, 9 bales wool- packs, 4 hales twine, I case sublimate, 10 kegs gunpowder, 1 case haberdashery, 10 barrels pitch, 3 barrels resin, 3 ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 18 November 1845
Abstract of Sales ny Mr. T. ""ST. Lowtis. .YrOVKMIíKH !¡.S.--!I&lt;mselioM l'iimitiirc, S.e., 1\ ul lin* residence c-,f ( -itpttitti .\rmslroii;r, Now XorfiMI:. lil 12 (iVInrk precisely. Kxtensivc MIU: of most desirah'e und truly valuable Landed Kstuli', situated nt Now Town mid rurrcstier's Peninsula, lind House in Unhurt Town, iHo property of Dr. Imlny (retiring from i the: colony.) ut. Llii- Kxrhauire Mart, on .Moiuluv, j 1st. December, ut I o'clock. ' Abstract of Sales by Mr. JT. G. Stracey. rpO-MOIlUOU', .November I»-Land in tïobnrt .L Town, ut his ¡Murt. November lib -Cigars, Wines, (ruler, Perry, !'..itrr, .M.-, cve.. ut his Mart. ( November 111. - Lund in the parish of CniabrUljrc and (.(moly of .Monmouth, nt his Mart. November lil.-Chronometer, Silver Cup, Time Pieces, cir , nt his .Marl. November l!l.-Kesiduc of Superb (iud Valu- able I'.nixriivin^s, ul Iiis Mart. November 2U.~Sheep, ('111110, und Horses, at the " l.cnox .Arms," itirlimond. November 211. - I,nw Hoo...
Markets. HOBART TOWN, 17TH NOVEMBER, 1845. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 18 November 1845
iïlnrUrtô. ~ i HoiiART TOWN, 17TH NOVEMIIF.R, 1815. We widerstund tho Commissariat will take 5000 bushels wheat besides the 10,000 bushels ac- cepted lust week. The ninrket remains without ?mich nlterntion, und prices runge from ls. ld. to ls. Sd. One house intends to lay ou a vessel for London with a view to ship 10,000 bushels wheat, if a low freight can bc secured. I M COUTS.-The J'almyrahns brought 2O0bushcls of wheat of prime quality from Adelaide, and DO kegs of snit butter. Harley. ls. lld. per bushel. Oats. ls. ditto. .Multe. ?),. Cl. Jiltu. Hay, pressed .. A'3 10s. per ton. Ditto, loose.... -I'.'l ditto Straw . £2 ditto. Potatoes. .£.11 Os. to JCG. New Potatoes .. 21d. per lb. Oreen Peas .... 'Jd. per peck. Carrots. 2s. per doz. Eggs. lld. to ls. ditto. Cabbage. ls. ditto. Caulillowcrs .. 2s. ditto. Onions. none dried. pow is. 2s. fid. to .'is. per pnir. Ducks. ls. to ls. Gd. ditto. fícese . ls. each. Turkeys . ls. fill, ditto. llutter". ls. 2d. lb. Apples. H'S. per bushel....
PORT PHILLIP, NOVEMBER 1. SETTLERS' WHOLESALE PRICE CURRENT. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 18 November 1845
PORT PHILLIP, NOVEMBER 1. SKTTLKBs' WHOLESALE THICK CUnllENT. Wheat os Cd to ts per bushel; flour, firsts, JC11 ., sceonils, £10 per 2000 lbs ; maize, ls per bushel', English barley, none in the market ; C'npe ditto, ditto ; oats, 3s Ctl to ls 3d per bushel ; hay ¿'2 to .£3 per ton ; straw, 15s to -tis per load; potatoes, .CS per ton ; butter fresh, 8d ; potted Td per lb ; cheese, (colonial) senrec, Cd per lb ; bacon and ham, scarce, 5d per lb ; eggs, Gd per dozen. CATTLE MARKET. Sales effected this week by Messrs. Rcnr&Son: - Fat Cattle.-105 head of fat bullocks sold, nt auction, atan overage of 4J3 ls. each, or from 9«,, to 10s. per 100 lbs; 12 head of fat heifers and bullocks, nvcrnging about CjOlbs., sohl at ti'ls. each. Il'orkinij Ilullocks -One team of six, with bows yokes, and chinns given in, sold at XH per pair one pair of ditto at .t'7 7s. Horses.-At thc weekly horse sale the following; prices were realised:-Good horses sohl at 20 guineas; good hacks, IS guineas; a...
THE GAZETTE. ROADS'OFFICE. 10th November, 1845. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 18 November 1845
T TI E CAZ E T T E. HOADS' (ll" I'I CK. Killi Nuvcmlicr, IKI.Î. Notice.-Tenders will lie received ni this Olliee until 12 oVliiek (in Thursday, the 211th institut, lor j the Conveyance from South 1'orl to Hobart Town : of the undermentioned Timber :- j 7.'>t) 1'ilcs, .", I feet long. j KM) ditto, -IO ditto. , ISO ditto, :Ui ditto. ] 1FII ditto. Hi ditto. i:i."i ditto, fill ditto. IHI) ditto, ;: I ditto. fil2 l'lanks, IU ditto, 12 x 1. riiamctcr varying from 10 inches and upwards. Temlers to st.ito the price per foot " running measurement." The timber to be delivered on the Franklin Whnrf, Hobart Town. Further particulars can bc obtained nt this O flice. l'er'ons tendering to superscribe the covers of their tenders, " Tenders for conveyance of Timber." * * The ('?overnmrnt docs not bind itself lo accept the lowest tender. Furn. FORTH, Director-General of Hoads.
POLICE. THE QUEEN v. JOSEPH SOLOMON. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 18 November 1845
POLICE. j THF. QL'F.KN- r. JOHIIIMI SOLOMOV. i ms rase, iviucit has occupied no less than six days, hy adjournment fruin day to day, was finally decided on Friday. The result has bec » tito dis- charge of Mr. Solomon, whose witnesses so com- pletely falsified the testimony of thc principal wit- nesses for thc prosecution, as to call for the obser- vation from the lî'înch," that it was impossible to place imy reliance upon their evidence." lt is impossible to lay the vultnninous mass of evidence given in the case before the public, and the follow- ing epitome will fully elucidate thc particular facts which bear upon thc charge against Mr. Solomon. Alfred Glover is the master of a small craft called thc Mnry Wnw, trading between Swanport anti Hobart Town; he lost from thc wharf 13 bags of wheat, which were afterwards traced to the Wilmot Mills; he spoke to Mr. Sktrritt, the managing man at thc mills, about the 13 bags M the. presence of Mr. Solomon, but bc did not speak to Mr. Solomon...
PUBLIC MEETING OF THE PRESBYTERY OF V. D. LAND. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 18 November 1845
PUBLIC MEETING OF THE PRESBY- TERY OF V. D. LAND. Wu learn tlint thc Kev. J. Mnnlon's speech nt thc Public Meeting held Inst week, lins not been correctly reported, and we there- fore insert the following observations with which that gentleman has favoured us : Í nm represented ns litmus; said that I lind often slept in thc hush,^'C, Tliis is tillite incorrect; tile only allusion I made to sleeping in thc bush was to thc Kev. Mr. Dove, having on one occasion lost his wny, and remaining out alt night. Though I have travelled rather exteiisivcly in Van Diemen'.s Land, I never yet "slept in the hush," nnd never was "pinched with hnnyer," when within reach of a farm house. I feel pleasure in bearing testimony to thc hospitality and kindness of thc settlers in the country towards mc on all occasions-they have ever supplied mc with the best their houses have afforded.
SHIP MAILS. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 18 November 1845
SHIP MAILS. ! l'or Norfolk Island, pur Waterlily, tins day nt f I noon precisely. R For Sydney, per Palmyra, on Friday next, nt 4 I r.M. precisely. ? For Adelaide, per Timlin, ditto, ditto. 6' l or Swan Uiver via Adelaide, ditto, ditto, ditto. I For .Mauritius, via Launceston, per Jane, at 5 I r.M. precisely. h For Calcutta, and Cape of Oooil Hope, via Mau- [ ritius, viii Launceston, per Jane, on ditto, ditto. j For London, via Launceston, per Jlenmrn, on |J Tuesday, liäth instant, nt 5 v M. ditto.
TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION, &c. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 18 November 1845
TERMS OF SUIiSCKITTiON, &c. The O ns F. nv KU will be delivered in Town every Tuesday and Friday mornings. A Country Edition, containing the Intelli- gence received from Launceston, the Interior, or other places, on those days, will Le posted in the evening. Sunsciui'TioN.-10.». per quarter in ad- vance ; 1 '.ts. credit. ADVEIITISKMKNTS.-Twelve lines and un- der, '2s. Cr/., and ld. for every additional line, for each insertion. Considerable reduction on Advertisements continued for any length of lime. Advertisements are received al Hie Publishing OJ/ice in Collins Street on Monday, till 1 '2 o'dock, and on Thursday till the same hour. Adver. Users must state the number of insertions desired, on their Advertisements, other- wise they will be continuel/ until counter- manded, and charged accordingly. iVo verbal communications attended lo. *#* COMMUNICATION!!for the Editor, or Orders for the I'aper and Advertisements, to be addressed, or left nt "TUB OII SERVKK" OJ/ice, (Mit. (...
ENGLISH EXTRACTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 18 November 1845
ENGLISH EXT11A.CTS. PRIVILEGE or COUNSBL.-In the recent Irial in which two men, Gonipertz and Wit ham, were found trinity of a conspiracy to defraud Captain Kose, that gentleman felt himself aggrieved by tho language used by Mr. Fitzroy Kelly in commenting upon bis evidence. The following correspondence took place in consequence : " Hampton Court Talaco, June 25, 1S45. -Sir-I wish to know if, when unprotected by your privileges as counsel, you will date to repeat the false statements which you made respecting me on a lato occasion ? " GHOUGE PITT UOSB. "To Fitzroy Kelly, Esq." " New-streot, Spring-gardens, June 25, 1S45.-Sir-I have received your lettor dated this day, from Hampton Court Palace. I at present propose to forward your letter to tho Horso Guards, with a statement of the circumstances that have led to it ; hut I offer you an opportunity of withdrawing your letter if you are desirous of doing so. I am. Sir, your obedient servant, " FITZROY KULLY. "To Captain Rose." "Hampto...
NEW ZEALAND. [From the Times, Saturday, July 19th.] [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 18 November 1845
NEV ZEALAND. [From tile Times, Saturday, July loth.] "WHATEVER may be g/oing- on at this mo- ment ut New Zealand-whatever blood may be being; shed-whatever attempts John Heki and Robert Fitzroy may bo making- to get each other's head at a premium-what- ever struggle may take placo on the spot, thc Battle of New Zealand is really to be fought on Monday next; it is a transitory action, tho venue is tho House of Commons. That is the arena. There it will be decided what hereafter is to be the treatment, the government, the destiny of those isles of our adoption. A wise political Tactitian pro- nounced that tho Battle of tho Constitution was to be fought in tho Registration Courts, where votes were made. In like manner the peace and happiness of New Zealand depend on tho votes registered in favour of justice and sound policy on Monday evening. Shall these be sacrificed to party and to pique ? Preparatory to tho approaching debate, two documents, which wo give elsewhere, were issued yeste...
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. GOVERNOR GREY'S DEPARTURE. [From the South Australian, October 28.] [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 18 November 1845
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. GOVERNOR GREY'S DEPARTURE. [From thu Sonl/i Australian, October 28.1 ON Saturday, the day fixed for the departure of his Excellency Governor Grey for Ne« Zealand, his Excellency received the varioui addresses of the colonists and public bodies he held an undress levee nt twelve o'clock and Mrs. Grey at tho same timo received tin ladies of the province. In the morning;, tho Members of Legisla tive Council presented to his Excellency an address, of which the following is a copy: To bis Excellency Georg« Grey, Esq, Governor and Commander-in-Chief of the Provinco of South Austra1 lia. The members of tho Legislativo Counal of South Australia have thu honour o address your Excellency upon the oceasiot of your departure from ibis province. j In the address which your Excellency di tho Council the honour of reading to theil, yesterday, your Excellency informed tin Council that her Majesty had been pleaser to require your services in Now Zealand, anr that her Majesty bad app...
CORRESPONDENCE. The Editor of this Journal does not hold himself responsible for the opinions of his Correspondents. THE LONGFORD DISSENSIONS. To the Editor of the Observer. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 18 November 1845
CORRESPONDENCE. I The Editor of this Journal dopa not hold himself re gponsibtc for thc opinions of his Correspondents. THE LONGFORD DISSENSIONS. To the Editor of the Observer. LISTEN tn mo ; all crime, and all excellence depend upon a good choice of words. I seo you look puzzled. 1 will explain. If you take money from tho public, and say you liavn robbed, you have undoubtedly commit- ted a great crime ; hut if you do thu same ami say you liavo been relieving the necessi- ties of the pour, you havo done an excellent action; if, on afterwards dividing this money with your companions, you say you have been slinnii",- booty, you have committed an ofTenco against the laws of your country; but if you observe that you have been shining with your friends the gains of your industry, you have been performing one of the noblest actions of humanity. .» * * * * * * When you want something from tho pub- lic throw tho blame of tho asking on the most sacred principio you can find ; a com- mon begg...
LAUNCESTON. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 18 November 1845
LAUNCESTON. ARRIVALS. November 8.-Brig Julia, 110 tons, Tullock, | mnstcr, from Port Phillip; Henty & Co., agents. Passengers-Hugh M'Kny, Esq., Mrs. M'Kny and (i children, Juntes M'Earchrcn, Esq., Elizn Jones, Thomas Briggs. November 10.-llrig Elizabeth /luckham, 21)0 tons. Howley, master, from Loudon ; Kerr, Bogle & Co., agents. DErAHTUKES. November 8.-llrig Union, 130 tons, Granger, master, for Adelaide ; Moss & Nathan, ngents. Passengers-Mr. George Lukin, Mr. S. Murphy, Mr. Itobcrt Veils, Mr. William Carpenter, Mr. I. Anderson, Mrs. Ann Anderson nnd two children, Mr. George Hodgetts, George Roberts, George Rowe, Joseph Stone, James Weavers, Charles Rest, James Dunn. Robert Dunn and I children, Charles Roach, William llryant. William Puller, Mr. James Bleechmore ; Charles Wakelord, Ino. Driver. November 8.-llrig Seoul, 03 tons, Gwulkin, master, for Melbourne ; Wm. Jackson it Co., agents. Passengers-Mr. and Mrs. Hell and 3 children, Mr. and Mrs. Powell and 2...