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HOBART TOWN PRICE CURRENT Corrected up to five o'clock on Saturday Evening last [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Mercury — 22 July 1857
HÖBART-TOWN PEICE CURRENT Corrected up to five »'clock on Saturday Evening last ALE $ BEER-(wholsaleJ Ale, Bass't No per doz O 15* Od Worthington and Bobinson'i No 3 perhhd 19 O* Od Akopp's No 3, per hhd 19 O» Od Ditto pate East India per Jihd Vi St Od to 79, IO» tia Other brands per hhd l8 IO» Od to 19 Alsopp's per dozen Us Gd to 11* Od Byass's II« 6d t» Us 6d Duckworth's li« Gd lo Us 5d Bryant and Davit's 12« Od to 13« Od Marzetti's Us Od to 11* Od mblert's IO* Od to IO* Od Other bottlers,\ls io 12*. Porter, Barclay's, perhhd li is 0 io Vi IO» Elliott aud Walney'sperhhdlG 0* Od to 17 0» Other brands G 10* Od to 7 0* Od Trueman's X per hhd IO 5s Od to IS 5» Oi Trueman'! XX per hhd li 10* Od to IO 15» Od Taylors' stout per hhd 17 0» Od io 7 10« Od Byass's quarts per do: 12» 6d io 13» Od Whitbread's stout per doz 12» Od to 12» Od Marzelti's porter per dos 1«» Od to 12» Bryant and Davit's per doz 11« Odio 11* Od Other bottiers per doz lu* Od io 11* Id BUTTER-Cork-double rose seconds p...
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Mercury — 22 July 1857
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. July 20-Barque Glencoe, ICO tons, Lang, from Port Albert, with cattle. Agent, Master. 21 Pilot, 115tons, Jamieson, from Melbourne. Agent H. Lipscombe, ENTERED OUT. ' July 20-Brig Harriet Hope, 251 tons. Moore, for Sydney. July 20-Brig Victoria, 184 tons, Bennett, foi South Seas, CLEARED OUT. July 20-Schooner Eagle, 12G tons, Marr, for Sydney;-passengeis-Mrs. Marr and child. July 20-Brig Dart, 131 tons, Sansom, for Geelong. - July 20-Schooner Hargraves,! 97 tous.Honder son, tor Sydney. DEPARTURES. July 20-Creole, schooner, 105, Cartf, for Me'» bom ne. ' July 18-Tlune of Fife, for Melbourne. mriiRTS. ' Per Pilot, from Mel bom nu-Three ess drapery, order; 10 tons salt, 100 barrels tar, 82 do p.tch, H. Lipscombe ; 4 bales gunny bag', Creswell. Per Glencoe-80 head cattle, Order. Per Creole fi om Melbourne, via Port Esperance -8000 posts and rails, G00O palings, shipped at Port esperance, J. L. Carte. ' Per Hargraves for Sydney-15,000 ft timber, 6000 palings, 700 la...
MISCELLANEOUS. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Mercury — 22 July 1857
MISCELLANEOUS. TUB AsTOsisiiBD WOBSIIIPPRM--The Picola Corriere d' Italia, of Turin, quote* a letter from Sicily relating the following:-"A fe» days ago an unknown gentleman called upon a certain parish pi ¡est nnd requested bim to prepare a most sumptuous funeral service f»r u certain day. Tho whole church wus to be hung wi.'b. black drapery, the catafalque was to be adorned with tfoweis, and the number of tnpets to be lighted was quite as ounding. The priest ventured to observe that for such n service the outlay would be considerable; to which the stranger replied by taking ont his pocket-book and depositing a sum of 400 ducats (l,720f.)on the table, begging he would spend the whole of that sum, and get as ninny masses read on the ooension as possible. As fur the funeral ii script ion to be placed on the catafalque, he would bring it himself on the day before the reremony. The préparations were made, the inscription was brought, and fixed in the place assigned for it ; and au imme...
THE 47TH CLAUSE. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Mercury — 22 July 1857
THE 47TH CLAUSE. THE provisions of this clauso are so utterly repugnant " to. all . British feeling-so i out- rageously ungenerous-and so monstrously unjust, that we have had some doubt whether ib was necessary to adverb to the olause at all. The framers of the present Act, by the time fchey had reached . the 47th clause, seem to hive bean perfesfcly callous ; their minds had become so thoroughly impregnated with the penal character of the Act, as to shut out any of those compunctious visiting? of conscience, which, undcr'bthcr circumstances, would have risen up in judgment against it. This clause is the very wantonness of tyranny. Had the Licensed Victualler been composed of the off- scourings of Port Arthur-men, upon whose free agency it was necessary to place an interdict-men, with whom crime was the rule and honesty the exception-a more stringently penal and humiliating regulation than this clause contains, could not have been brought to bear upon them. Thp civil immu- nities to...
HANGING BY LYNCH LAW. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Mercury — 22 July 1857
,. HANGING BY LYNCH LAW. We have just learnt from Mr. Black, of Andrew, the old country seat of Jackson County, 25 miles south of Dubuque, the par- ticulars of the hanging at that place by a mob, on Saturday last, the Hth iust., of Eli Grif ford, a half-breed. Grifford had murdered a man named John Ingall» about the 28th of March. Ho was arrested and lodged in jail on Saturday last at about two o'clock p.m. by a mob of 24 of the citizens of the vicinity where tho murder was perpretated-Irou-hill post-office, in the «.une county, and about 14 miles from Audrew. Tlie jail waa entend by force, the door being broken open with a «ledge hammer* The jailor made no resistance, nor called on the citizens for help to protect the prisoner or defend the jail. The uncle of the murderer had a few moments before ridden into town and warned the jailer of the approach of the mob. The mob was headed by Jacob Laudis, of Iron-hill, and on arriving in town proceeded at once to the jail and assallorl tbe...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Mercury — 22 July 1857
Public Works Deportment, 25th. June, 1857. SALE of Valuable Property, known as the NOR- MAL SCHOOL, New Town. By Notice In the Ifohart Town Gazette of the 23rd instant, (page 602,) the above property will be put up to sale bv public auction, at the Court House, Hobart Town, at 12 o'clock on THURS- DAY, the 23rd day of July. The premises are commodious and well adapted for the residence of a large family, or for a board- ing school. The bouse is substantially built of free- stone, contains 12 apartments, besides the usual out offices, aud stands upon la. Ir. 31 p, of ground, having also the advantage of frontages on Clare, Arthur, and Pedder-streets. , , WM.P.KAY, Director of Public Works. . WILKIE'S SHIP BREAD. ON SALE by the Undersigned, Wilkie** cele- brated SHIP BREAD and Fancy BISCUITS., CHARLES TOBY, I Franklin Wharf, Hobart Town. To Millers W BLACKMORE and Co. beg to call the at , tention of Gentlemen in "the Flour trade to their PATENT BOLTING CLOTHb without seams for dressin...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Mercury — 22 July 1857
ABSTRACT OF SALES. MR. W. A. GUESDON, this day, at the New Mart, Cullins * Street Household Furniture and rosewood cottage pianoforte; 182 barrels Stockholm tar and Pitch, and 100 bags of 'Liverpool salt, -at the Constitution Dock. MESSRS. BRENT and WESTBROOK, this dny,. at the Royal Oak,. Cross Marsh, one horse threshing machine, 500 prime fat wethers &c, 12 steers 3 pairs working bullocks and 5 milch cows ; 20 American augers and rammers : a comfortable cottage, and nearly an acie of garden giound at Kemptown, Cross Marsh. MESSRS WORLEY and FRODSHAM, to-mor- row, electro-plated forks, table and dessert spoons. MR. GEORGE PINEO, this day, at Fingal, gen- eral merchandise, dairy cows, fat sheep, wor- king bullocks, Peruvian Guano, one patent corn-crusher, and a quantity of household furniture ; also 2'cows one to calve in August, undone in October,,
THE GULF STREAM IN THE ATLANTIC. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Mercury — 22 July 1857
' THK GULF STREAM IN THE ATLANTIC. The general description of the Quit' Stream, apart from any present question as to its sources is, that of' a vast and rapid ccean currcnt, issuing from the basin of the Mexican Gulf mid Carriliinn Sea,doubliug the southern cape pf Florida; pressing lorwaids to the north-east, in a 'lino almost parràllel to the American coast j touching on tho southern borders of the Grand B inks of Newfoundland and at some seasons partially passing over them ; thence, with increasing width and dif- fusion, travel sing the whole breadth of the Atlantic, with a central direction towards tlu British Islet, ; and finally losing itse'f by still wider diffusion in the Bay of Biscay, on oui own shores and upon the long line of the Nor- wegian coasts. Its identity in physical char- acters is preserved throughout vhe many thousand iqiles of its continuous flow-the only change undergone is lltat bf degree. As its waters gradually commirg'e with those o the surrounding sea t...
POLICE OFFICE—MONDAY. Before Messrs. Burgess and Steiglitz. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Mercury — 22 July 1857
POLICE OFFICE-MONDAY. Before Messrs. Burgess and Steiglitz. Night Charges.-Eleven drunkards were &nbsp; fined £1 each, and two £2 each, with the usual alternative in default of payment. Two disturbers of the peace were fined 5s. James Douglas, p.h., for being drunk, was sentenced to three days solitary confinement, and then to return to his master's service. Idle and Disorderly.-Five men and two women were charged with begging in the Îmblîe streets, and received sentences as fol ows :-Two, 4 months imprisonment with hard labor ; three, one month's imprisonment with hard labor ; and two, to be sent to Port Arthur. George Cross, charged with being found in a dog kennel, on the premises of Mr. Gates, was discharged with a caution. Abtconding.-Mary Pateison, t.l., for ab- sconding from Mr. Todd's, Norfolk Place, on the 13th instant, and remaining at large until apprehended on the 19th instant, was sen- tenced to G months imprisonment with hard labor. Mary Bankin, t.l., for absco...
INDIA. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Mercury — 22 July 1857
INDIA. Fresh details of the Indian insurrection are ¡ reaching us from various som ces, and the mote we leam the more formidable the incidents appear. For example, a gentleman near the ¡ scene of action, tims writes to his brother in Sydney, on the Sth of June :- i Every one here is in a state of excitement j | and uneasiness owing to the disturbances in j Upper India. You will be sorry to hear that poor S-- is amongst the number of the massacred. He was a missionary at Delhi, I and none of the missionaries appear to have escaped. A native Christian, who escaped to Agra, told our friend F-that he had ¡ seen S-'s dead body. Ho may not be telling the truth, but still the probabilities are ¡ so much in favor of his being a truo story that I we have very faint hopes. It has been a most hoi rid massacre, and loudly calls for vongence. We have'no particulars of th» Delhi affair, nor I can we learn until the place is retaken ; but I the Meorut massacre was most frightful, and 1 accompanied...
HOW THE ROTHSCHILD FAMILY BECAME SO POWERFUL. (Jewish Chronicle.) [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Mercury — 22 July 1857
HOW THE ROTHSCHILD FAMILY BECAME SO POWERFUL. (Jewish Chronicle. ) WE translate from the " Novellenzeitung," of Leipsic, the following account :- Towards the last days of September, 1793, the landgrave of Hesse-Cassel saw the banners of the French republic unfurled close to the frontier of his dominions. He then hastily collected his most precious valuables, consist- ing of jewels, and gold, and silver, besides three millions of dollars, and went with them to Frankfort, where he hoped to deposit them in safety. Having arrived in the ancient city, where formerly the successors of Cæsar were crowned, he knocked at the modest door of a Jewish banker, called Meyer Rothschild, richer in children than in dollars, but who was an excel- lent archæologist and a distinguished numis- matic. The landgrave, passionately fond of antiquities, had a high opinion of the know- ledge of the Hebrew, who, for the last five or six years, with the title of medallist to his highness, had supplied him with ...
LOCAL NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Mercury — 22 July 1857
LOCAL NEWS, AUDIT OFFICE.-Tho under-mentioned parties are requested to moke application at the Colonial Treasury'for their respective accounts: A. B. jones, C. Arthur. M. Kennedy, W. Gunn, J. Whiteford, O. E. Wilmot, coroner's fees ; It. Bright, E. C. M'Carthy, W. J. Huxtable. J. Ü. Ranson, J. L. Miller, F. Whitefield, J. II. Old. meadow, J. Coverdale, medical witness ; J. Bow den, compeiiüiitioi-, E. S. P. Bedford, hospital fres; J. W. Yates, Dowie &Woodgate, Ditclmm & Co., &nbsp; G. Fisher, A. J. Nathan, J.C.Burnett, repayment of duty; J. Dunn, aid Wesleyun mission ; M. Mur phy, B. Knos, repayment ; Huxtable St Dentón, \V. Fletcher, Walch St Sons, books ¿fcc. ; A Clark«, repayment ; J. Cox, C. F. Creswell, T. J. Ewing, A. Gardiner, J. Lane, J. A". Learmonth, Church, wardens Tiinity, S. Pngp, W. Winterfield, S. Westbrook, rent; W. Rout, infant school; G, Hutton, ragged school ; J. Itule, travelling expen ses ; H Bridger, J. Murdoch, rent ; J. Andrer, repairs...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Mercury — 22 July 1857
A *' .".Hats and Caps, ex Mcrcia. -:r i ti, . ^ * i "'-'""¿AltGE STOCK OF GENT.'S , PARIS HATS ""Military," Navy, Sable skin, Travelling and Oilsl-in Cop» Voutlis' Polka lints -', , Ladies' Fashionable Riding Hats Childrens' Paris Hats ' ' " Childrens' Morocco Leather Cap?, Fancy ""' ' Glcngarrya, &c. &c. &c. ¡V . AT ;. W. GRAHA M'S. ,-'; ... .' 88, MURRAY STREET, ONE DOOR FROM LIVERPOOL STREET ; j¿ ' ? '_ '.... WANTED. .''» COMPETENT .BULLOCK DRIVER, one 'J\. 'who lias been accustomed to drawing logs the highest wages given.. Apply to , J-,,: !>!...! ,.;??' li'-:: '??-.- ; l It, BRITTAIN, ;' Wanted. A competent bullow driver Flight's Bay Saw Mill, Huon. y, MESSRS NICHOLAS & THOMAS. ::o!:,:'' THE1 LESSEES OF THE ,'. PORT ARTHUR COAL MINES. WILL Üb prepared to deliver the above COAL at Thirty Shillings (30)'per ton in nriy part of Town on and after the 20th inst. Commissariat Wharf, .. lClh July 1857. CHARLES TOBY, '?ESTATE AND COMMISSION AGENT, FnA...
COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE VICTORIA. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Mercury — 24 July 1857
COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE VICTORIA. There has not been any improvements in the import mai ker, the general complaint being that buyers are very scarce. A further impetus has been given to the flour market, and sales of best Adelaide brands at £25 per ton cash are reported. Holders of wheat are asking an advance of from Oil. to Is. per bushel. Bran has been sold at 2s, 6d. per'bushel.
YESTERDAY'S MARKETS, [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Mercury — 24 July 1857
YESTERDAY'S MARKETS, TiiEnn is dill a demand for wheat which maintains its price, 9b. Cd, to 9s, 9d. Oats are rather flat ana are fällten in price, being now quoted at 10». per bushel. Hay at £9 to £ 10 per ton is not much m demand. English Barley is not very brisk at present and the price has declined ; present quo- tation, 9s. per bushel. Caps barley continues at Us, to 12s, but sale rather slack. Abundant supplies of potatoes continue to come in, and are required for shipment to Sydney and Adelaide ; present £9 to £9 10s. per ton. There is the greatest possible demand for onions, which aie extremely scarce, and realize from £27 to £30 per ton. Flour, fiom best colonial wheat remains at £24
ABSTRACT OF SALES. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Mercury — 24 July 1857
ABSTRACT OF SALES. MR. W. A. GUESDON, this day, at the New Mart, Collins Street, 9 cases elegant and fash- ionable chimney and dressing-glasses, 1 case carbines, 2 hlids cocoa-nut fibre, 3 cases curled hoise-balr, 20 J casks of Utard's cognac bran- dy, 17 shares iu the Derwent and 'J'amai In- surance Company, 10 cases assorted lozenges &c, hogskin riding saddles, sheepskins and wool lashing, riding bridles, silver-mounted ' carriage harness, 2 bales hemp corn sacks, 3 casks Day and Martin's paste blacking, 50 boxes Belmont Sperm candles, 21 kegs Irish butter A.c. MESSRS. WIVEY & Co. this day, at the prem- ises of Messrs. Nicholas & G errand, Liverpool Street, the Shop and dwelling House, known as Cheapside Jfoii-e, and the clothing and , Outfitting Establishment. MESSRS. WORLBY & FRODSHAM, to-morrow at the Old Market, 4 superior working bul- locks, 1 cart horse one gig horse, and two cows (spiingmg.)
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Mercury — 24 July 1857
Môlbourne Í¿oé^of/5aA©t*7; f; i For Melbourne direct to the Wharf i J i THE fine í first class Brigantine PILOT, _ S Gi Javi-ison, 115 Tons, For Melbourne, will sail for the ubove port 01 ForTrcight or Passage, ajiplj to H Lipscombe. £ -¡(¡i Murrnj street, July 21, 1857 rMelbournT GrÄV " THE fine fast sailing barque . # DON PEDRO II ,r° now* loading, and will sail for Melbourne or bATURDAY.the 25th instant For freight or passage apply to the Commander on board. William Ivey&Co. July 21. For Ceylon* THE fine, fast sailing Ship GLOUCESTER, A 1,13 years, 600 tons register, J Hiatt Commander, will sail in about ten days & presents most favourable oppor- tunity for the shipment of Horses For Freight or Passage, having excellent accom- modation, apply to the Captain on board or to W11 CnosBY & Co, AOEHTS. Hobart Town, July 17th 1857. STEAM TO MELBOURNE THE Favourite Passenger Steamship QUEEN, J B. Blackburn, Commander, Will leave Launceston for M elbourne on TUES.'...
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. ARRIVEL. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Mercury — 24 July 1857
SHIPPINGINTELLIGENCE. '^ July 23-Pacific, barque 385 tons, Shsrmau,, from u haling, and New Bedford 24th July 1855,1 Yivwith 40 tuns sperm oil, and 10 ditto, of black. ; i ;- SNTEKED OUT. daly 23-Heather Bell, 473 tons, Harmsworth, (for Landon via Melbourne. ,tfiilr/.23-Glencoe, barque 144 tons, Lang for « IPort iíiliert > ¡ CLEARED OUT. v" ' !ïuly 23-Harriet Hope, brig, 251 tons, Moore, j ., ,&lt;sr Sydney,wlj'j sundries. I "'July 23-Euphemia. schooner, 150 tons, Shep ihard,'/or Melbourne. - - >Per Eupttemla for Melbourne-Í8 sacks oats, 50. '.»toM»tôn»ilJ,%XM>fi timber, Mauim ¿ros: 121 fr !. . lu i . i 1 .&lt; &lt; í . i > i Per HárrietxHp"jio for Sydnty^-fO,000;ft timber'. Leigh ; 70 tons hay, 25 toiis rice, Kerr 'Bogle & Co.