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SOUTH AUSTRALIA. IMPORTANT DISCOVERIES IN THE NORTH. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Mercury — 27 July 1857

SOUTH AUSTRALIA. IMPOßTAltT DISCOVEEÍES IK TUE jfOSTD. Tho S. A. Government Omette contains Mr. Goyder's roport of his recent surveying expedition oi Mount Serle, and iiis accouul of the efforts he mode to obtain a kuowleJge of the physical features of the country be- tween that point and Lake Torrens. We publish the report below, together with a letter from the Surveyor General to the Commissioner of Crown Lands, euclosiug the report 1 . "Survey Office, July 9, 1857. " Sir,-Pbave the honor to forward here-, with a report of the expedition undertaken byi Mr. G. W. Goyder, Assistant Surveyor General, primarily for the purpose of starting ttíe triangulation of the country north ol Mount JSerle, but which that officer, with great zeal and determined energy, extended into a minute determination of the country between Mouut Serle mid Lake Torrens. Tliis praiseworthy conduct on the part of Mr goyder I hope may be prominently brought under the notice of his Excellency ttie Go\ ernor-in-Chi...

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GRAND MASONIC FESTIVAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Mercury — 29 July 1857

-GEAND MASONIC-l'ESflVAL, The election oí the Grand Master of the Freemasons takes place iu Mareil, and liis installation on tho last Wednesday ia April ; on the lnst' day he appoints his officers and invests them with their characteristic badges. This grand festival took place on Wednesday last, at the Freemasons' Tavern, Great Queen Sfeet ; and, after the election ot the Grand Master was confirmed, ho nppoiutcd Lord Panmure his Deputy ; the Earl of Durham, sen. Warden'; H. Fenwick, Est;;. M.PJ sen, Warden ; Brothers Boxburg aud Henderson, aud other brethren, to the various offices. The banquet was laid with great splendour in the noble lull. The cloth being removed, after grace, the Right. Hon. the Grand Master, the Earl of Zetland, rose and proposed "The Queen." Lord Panmure, in rising to propose "The Grand Master," said all must acknowledge the necessity of some constituted authority in every institution, and the craft were happy in having nt their ' head a -nobleman who, by his...

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THE MORMONS. (From the Times.) [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Mercury — 29 July 1857

THE'IMORMONS. (Fron ine Timst.) On the bordera of a Salt Lake in the heart of one of ..the most terrible deserts in the world, a community has established itself which ought to make us blush for our genera- tion, and to which the history of mankind hardly furnishes a parallel. But a very few years have elapsed since an impostor named Joseph-Smith professed to be the recipient 'of a.new revelation from God. On the strength of this commission-.be produced'a Bible and founded a religion, and before his death, which occurred during a riot within the walls of a gaol, his tenets had been adopted by a considerable number of followers. The scene of the imposture wes in the United States, and Mormoniätn, as the new persuasion was designated, presently became localized in- a city of its own. From this seat, however,1 it was empelled by the alarmed and indignant population of the vicinity, and the Mormons carried themselves and their institutions into the midst of a wilderness, where it seemed...

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Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Mercury — 29 July 1857

ABSTRACT OF SALES/ MESSRS. W. IVEY & 00. This-day, at the premises, Liverpool-street, the household furniture and effects of Mr. John Davis. MESSRS. WORLEY & FRODSHAM. To- morrow, at the Mart, electro-plated knives, forks, and spoons, geueial mer- chandise, and household furniture. MESSRS. BREÎÎ'Î;& WESTBROOK. This day, at the Bridgewater Ifotol, Bridge- water, a largo punt, 300 fat wethers, ewes, milch cows with calvos, or springing to calvo, pigs, working bullock«, bullock dray, and hor^e dray. To-morrow, on the premises, at Lawn Farm, the whole of tlio stock and implement, &c, of C. 0. Seliaw, Esquire. MR. W. A. GUESDON. To-morrow, at tho New Wharf, alongside the Emperor, 25 oases sheathing metal, five rolls sheet lead, and 10 oasks of nails. ' YESTERDAY'S MARKETS. TIIEBE is not much activity in the grain mar- ket at present. "Wheat remains at 9s. Od. to 9s..9cl. per bushel and is nob maoh in demand Oats also aro rather alack at recen« prices lOi. ...

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ORIGINAL CORRESPONDENCE. We do not identify our opinions with those of our correspondentt To the Editor of the Hobarton Mercury. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Mercury — 29 July 1857

ORIGINAL CORRESPONDENCE. W11 do not Identity our opinions with thoa« ot our convsspon dent . To the Editor of the Hob&rlon Mercury. SIR-In your issue of Fiidny Jact, y guy Reporter has made $ sljgljt mjsfake in leporting'niy evidence in the case of Crooke versus Hall. I hive not your journal now be,fore"me, but to the best of my re* collection, I am rcpprfed tp ||ave said, in reply to n question from Mr. Brewer, that I was afraid the people of Franklin would «trlke me. This is an error. Mr. Brewer asked me wht-ther I was m'ruid that the libel I cqmplained of would causo a, breach, of the, poare, ! mid to this question, my reply wa", that the wiiter of such a libel (the one Ï complained of) would strike me if he dared, J ant not In the «lightest degree afra'd that any one on the Franklin would uti ike mc, and never said so. As there are many persons on the Huon who see your journal, and no other, I shsl] dea.n the ¡user, f.on'of this jet^ey a faytjr, l RpBtET CROOKE. Franklin...

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GENERAL POST OFFICE. 29th July 1857. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Mercury — 29 July 1857

GENERAL POST OFFICE. 29th Jnlv 1857. SHIP MAILS vil) be c)osed at tins office as under -. For Adelaide and Sydney via Melbourne, per first vessel, on lo morrow, at half past 10 a m. For Melbourne per City of Hobart, on To- morrow at li a.m. F, C, SMITH, PoitaaiUr-Oeneral,

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MUNICIPAL COUNCIL,—MONDAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Mercury — 29 July 1857

MUNICIPAL; coyifcify-ííoífi^y. Present :-His Worship the Mayor, and Alder- men, Sims, Seabrook, Thomson, Meikle Propsting and Rheubep, MINUTES. The minutes of the last meeting were read and confirmed. CHANGES OF OCCUPATION. The City Collector read to the Council a list of changes in the occupation of houses, which had .Come under his notice during the pwt week, wd the Qhanjje» were orier^ to beregiitefed-on the Assessment Roll ia ac- cordance, with the 39th Section of the Bye Laws. -^. COEHESPONDEKCE. ^H^V»} . The Town Clerk read a communication from Mr. Thomas Brown in which ho requested a diminution of the rate levied upon him forJ a platform over the creek. Ordered to be referred to the Assistant Town Clerk, and "from "him to the Town Surveyor. Alderman Thomson begged to call the at- tention of tlie Town Clerk, for the fiftieth time, lo the necessity of always referring these communications to the officer of the Corpora- tion lo whom they more particularly refei red. A letter was...

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POLICE OFFICE—MONDAY. Before F. Burgess, Esq. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Mercury — 29 July 1857

POLICE OFFICE-MONDAY. Before F. Burgess, Esq. Night Charges, - Eight drunkards were fined'20s each, one female was'fined £4, and another (a very old sinner) £5. ~ In each case an amicable arrangement was enteicd into in ease of default. Constable Waller succeeded ia obtaining 5s from one of the men for an assault. Five disturbers of the peace were fined 5s eacîi. Joseph Hanlejr, one of the brawlers, had to pay an additional 10s for not going quietly when urged by Sergeant Watson to do so. Sneaking.-Charles Catii«, John McGregor, and William Carpenter were charged by D. C. Bryon with being on the premises of the Commissariat Stores, on Sunday evening, for some unlawful purpose. Catlin being a pass holder, was charged separately. He pleaded not guilty. He stated that they were under the lamp outside the gate. The messenger deposed that about half-past ?even, o'clock he was startled by hearing a noise at the gate of the stores, whether in- tentionally or not he could not say. The wit- ...

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SUPREME COURT.—YESTERDAY. CRIMINAL SITTINGS. Before Mr. Justice Horne. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Mercury — 29 July 1857

SUPREME COURT.-YESTERDAY. CRIMINAL SITTINGS. Before Mr. Justice Horne. The Session of Oyer and Terminer, and for general gaol delivery, was opened at 10 a.m. George Hipkins pleaded guilty to the charge of breaking into the house of Mr. Barnett, and stealing therefrom various articles. His Honor sentenced the prisoner to eight years penal servitude. Daniel Murphy and John Protheroe were placed at the bar, charged with committing an unnatural offence at Kingston, on the 17th of June last. The Solicitor General conducted the prose- cution : the prisoners were undefended. The Solicitor General briefly stated the case to the jury, and called several witnesses to prove the case, the particulars of which were unfit for publication. Murphy was found guilty and sentence of death passed upon him in the usual manner. The other prisoner was acquitted and dis- charged. George Jones was placed at the bar, charged with feloniously wounding cattle on May 8th, the property of Mr. Edmund Johnson, of ...

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SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Mercury — 29 July 1857

SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. July 27-City of Hobart, (s,) 301 tons.Bentley, from Melbourne. Passengers, cabin-Mrs. Hop- kins, child and servant, Mr. Chalmers, Miss Hodg- son, Mr. Dugurd, Master McLachlnn,Miss Grimby Mr. Greig, Mrs. Coster, Mr, Parke, Mr. Eudy, and 21 steerage. Mail 1 bag. Agents-T.S.N.Co. ENTERED OUT. July 27-Pilot, 115 tons, Jamieson, for Mel- bourne. CLEARED OUT. . Nil. DEPARTURES. July 27-Brothers for Launceston. July 28-Calypso, 157 tons, McFurlane, for Bluff Harbour, New Zealand. Passenger.', cabin -Mrs. Walter Baistian.Miss Weble IUPORTS Per City of Hobart from Melbourne-1 box, Stevenson : 1 portmanteau, flicking ; 1 basket stone, 1 case, White; 1 ditto, Walch Se Sons; 390 boxes ¿oap, 11 casks coffee, 1 pkge figs, order; 40 boxes, J, Harcourt; li pkges merchandise, S. Moses & Co.; 10 casks coffee, C. M.Maxwell; 1 case, 1 pkge printing press, Boys and Hall ; 1 trunk, Madam ; 1 bale, 1 case, 2 craies, Tondeur Lempricre &Co. ; 110 pkges merchandise, Hor...

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LOCAL NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Mercury — 29 July 1857

LOCAL NEWS. STREET IMPROVEMENTS. - It is always gratifying to notice anything in the shape of   progress, and anything that adds to the improved   appearance of the town. Many unsightly edifices are fast disappearing, though not so speedily as might be wished, and substantial and rather   ornamental buildings are rising on their ruins. In               Liverpool-street Mr. Regan hal treated two buildings ings of handsome exterior, in lieu of two ungainly habitations; and Mr. DeRoock is building a home   in MorriSon-strect, which will have some pretensions to architectural beauty. We need not despair   for the prosperity of Hobart Town, while its   c¡t¡zens continue in the path of improvement. - THE OLDEST MAA- IN AMEBICA.-There is now living in Murray country, Georgia, on the water» of Holey Crrek, a revolutionary ve...

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Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Mercury — 29 July 1857

LICENSED VICTUALLERS AS- SOCIATION. AT a Meeting of the Executive Committee of the ahovo Association, hetd-nt the house of Mr. Oliver, EliznUeth-Btrect, on Wednesday, the 22nd institut, Mr. W. G. Hcaumont in the Chair. 'II' WAS RIÎSOLVGl) that a GENERAL MEETING of the Licensed Victualleu be held at the house of Mrs. Berry, Hock Hotel, Elizabeth street, on Wednesday Evening next, the 20th ¡mt., nt half-pnst seven o'clock, for the purpose of sub- mitting the Itcport of the Committee for consider- ation, and on other business of importance to the intoiests of the trade. JOSIAII HAND, Secretary pro. tem. Ilohai t Town, July 22. Wanted. A GOOD F A E M SERVANT, Apply lo Mn. F. GLOVER, Port Cygnet Hotel, or to thii Office. Wanted. A s' . l.\. object; one accustomed to Bush.work pie fèrred. Also. two Good Farming Men, and n Man as COOK. Apply to Ma. J. CHITTV, Poit Cygnet. ON SALE BY THE UNDERSIGNED Ex AjfAsis. CAST Iron Bunow Wheels; extra strong Po (atop Forks, 4 prongs; Patent Mail Axles...

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HOBART TOWN PRICE CURRENT Corrected up to five o'clock on Saturday Evening last. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Mercury — 29 July 1857

;|; HOBÁIÍt TOWN, PRICB./CURRENT, b':;< :iT. UM:: >.-. .. . i . ' ' . ?. - ?"" -' "TV _,|, Corrected Mp to five o'clock on Saturday Eveninghist -. .' ALE 4- BEEB-(ichohaleJ Ale, Bass's No 2 ?* 'per'doz O 13» Od Worthington and Bolinean''s No 3 ?it, per thd 19 Os lid Ahopp'sNo 9, per hhd 1!) O« Oil i, (J)itlo palé Fat/ India per Hid 1!) 5i Od lo _,,W IO* Id Other brands per hhd lil 10« Od io Vi Alsopp's per dozen \\s Gd lo II* Gd Byass's \\s Gd " io Ms Cd. Duckworth's 11» Gd io Us fid Bryant and Davis"* 12* Cd to 13* Od Marzetti's lis Od io " 11* Od Jlillcrl's 1"* Od to 10* Od Other bottlers,! I s io, 12*. Porter, Barclay's, perhhd l"i Ds 0 to l"i ; IO» Elliott and Wallia/' * per hhd IO Os Oí io 17 Os a "Other'brand* tt 10* (Id to 7 Os Od Trumen'* X îl.per hhd IO Es Od io IO ns Od Trueman'* XXper ~<-AhdlG 10s Od io IO 15* I'd Taylors' stout per hhd ... 17,.0»,fld to 7 IO* Od Byass's quarts per doz 12* Cul l io 13» Od Whitbread'* stout per doz 12» Od to Vis ' ...

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COUNTRY DISTRICTS. (From our own Correspondent.) BOTHWELL. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Mercury — 29 July 1857

COUNTRY DISTRICTS. (From our own Correspondent.) BOTHWELL. Cjptain L/ingdon. M.L.C., met the elretors of tins portion pt the cptuity of Cumberland on Saturday, the 25th jn's'tantj jn the public' school'room, t<| hear their opinions' in regard to the Clyde Watef Sill. ^ large number of people were present, and Archibald McDowall, Esq., of Lngan, wfl¡> called to tlie chair. Captain Langdon read to them letters uhich he liad leceived (rom the Colonial Secretary, in which be »as t(,Jd that the Government consideicd tlie niîasure of a imply private nature ; that the expense of taking tlie levels of the banks of Lukes Sorell and Crescent would cost £125; but that the Government being fully alive to the value of irrigation, had ordered tlie surveyors now ctpployed in sur- veying the Waste frauds pf the Crown to' re« sefve all head waters and lakes for the pur- poses of. irrigation nt a future day. Tlie bon. member designated the letter» ** a petty attempt to shirk a public qu...

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THE CHINESE QUESTION. (From the Morning Herald.) [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Mercury — 29 July 1857

THE CHINESE QUESTION. (From the Morning Herald.) A vr.nv amusing paper, cntniniug Corres- pondence relative to entrance into Canton, has been presented hy command to both Honses of Parliament. It clearly shows that Sir John Bowling was tho original prompter of the measures which led to the Ciñese diffi- culty, but it shows ns clearly that the Minis- try/who hare recently protected him, were assenting parties, and that they assented with a full knowledge of the hazard, and per- fectly awnre that they wera reversing the policy of thoir immediate predecessors. The papers give a rather high notion of the diplomatic talents of the Chinese Commis- sioners. Tbe British Minister having con- sented to defer the question with respect to the opening of Canton, Commissioner Seu interpreted the postponement to mean a final and absolute relinquish mont ! Dr. Bowring was appointed ia 1852 as plenipotentiary pro tem., and bo was espe- cially enjoined to avoid all irritating discus- sions-not to res...

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Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Mercury — 29 July 1857

On Friday morning, the 24th instant at the resi dence of her father Mr. H. HAYNES, of the Maypole Inn, New Town, after a protracted ill- ness of two years, FANNY, the beloved wife of MR. JAMES SHADWICK, JUN., of the Prince Albert Inn, New Town. The funeral will take place on Thursday next, the 28th instant, at 2 p.m., when friends are respectfully requested to attend.

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THE MERCURY Published Monday, Wednesday & Friday WEDNESDAY MORNING, JULY 29th, 1857. THE LATE HORRIBLE MURDER AND SUICIDE. CORONER'S INQUEST. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Mercury — 29 July 1857

THE MERCURY Published Monday, Wednesday & Friday WEDNESDAY MORNING, JULY 29th, 1857. THE LATE HORRIBLE MURDER AND SUICIDE. CORONER'S INQUEST.   An Inquest was held yesterday at the Gordon Castle, Liverpool-street, on view of the body of Sarah Alice Hawkins, alias Lambert, who was then lying dead at the Hospital and whose death was attributed to wounds received by a knife, which wounds were supposed to have been inflicted by one Owen Clarks then, also, lying dead in the Hospital, and who, it was believed, had destroyed his life by shooting himself in the head with a pistol. The following jury were sworn :-John Morgan,foreman, and Messrs Thomas Gordon, John Lumb, Joseph Exall, Elisha Hunt, John Wilson and Henry Charles Billing. The Coronor and jury proceded to the Hospital and viewed the body.     Janet Johnson sworn : She resided in a skilling belonging to Mr. Fox in Smith-street. The body   she had seen in the Colonial Hosp...

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Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Mercury — 29 July 1857

Allowance in lieu of Forage. Commissariat Hobart Town, 23rd July, 1857. THE periodical Board of Officers to determine the rate of money allowance to be granted, - in lieu of forage in kind, to mounted officer« in th'i command, has fixed the same at four shillings and five pence per diem for each horse, for the month Mending 31st instant. « ~~~~ STEPHEN OWEN, Assistant Commissary-General. i_ _STEAM TO MELBOURNE. ~J5^-"~Thé*T. S. N.'Co's Steam-ship "CITY OP HOBART," will leave for MELBOURNE on THURS- DAY, the 30Ui July, at Noon. v> - Freight for shipment must be along- side the Steamer, entries passed at the Custom House, and Mils of lading sent to the Office on the afternoon previous to the day of starting. As a great portion of her cargo is engaged, early application to secure li eight is requested. A ' CHAULES TOBT, ' ' .' Manager, T. S. N. , fi Franklin Wharf. 22nd July. -M »i > " For Geelong. t¿ THE ' Schooner " FLYING FISH" .will sail with immediate despatch. For »Freight ...

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Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Mercury — 29 July 1857

- v/;.r- ;v:^.*A$ E-;ÍNí;.C;T,;-- ???<?_?? ; ^ j '? 'TO HOBART ; TOWN r PRODUCE j ^;vV,lV^GBOWERS'??AND.?SmPPE¿S..'; ' ; ' irnHEUNDERSIGNED Haying large acquaint i!ri Jiif ?.. ânes"'.and'muchexpe'rience in'théCommissiqn ? 'Business in-Sydney, will be'aliváys ready'to1 tráns '?';,a'ct business for parties who will ' entrust 'produce i;'or any binergoodsto liis'eare.^'Accountsales'nnd ? ' proceed»;returried strictly i by the firstopportunity. ¡ ?',; ¡-.';i ¿i; - ??..',) «ii.-; I:^LCHAEL;KELLEMI¡II,,,J ; ¡'.".'."..V-'.iiJi "; ?'.': ..;.- J .Commercial Wharf;. Sydney. ,¡^'!6tU;july,:1857.;; ,..'?1 {?",[,-, i.:¡, .,U.y:-i } I;.-;.i ' ON SALE BY THE UNDEESIGNED. BOLT ¿rid BÀR;ÏR0N; Mitre; Brand;;: at rX10 per ton; for cnsli'.bnly;. ''".,'.''/'..''?';'?'''. .*'."':; - ; - 'The ¿bove^ Iron' is far' superior .in quality' to uAVatorloo| BBHpCrown,'Scrap;-1 Elephant;'"'of any other m»ke¿.''"'/'" "-?",' ?' ""';','.';.' "' '."'?:'..'.','' ' ,; .'" ; ;: -;!; ' ?;.''.?'?-'. ? ?'WILLIAM ...

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MISCELLANEOUS SHIPPING THE NEW SYSTEM OF NAVIGATION. (From the Liverpool Daily Times, 11th May.) [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Mercury — 29 July 1857

MISCELLANEOUS SHIPPING THE NEW SYSTEM OP NAVIGATION. (From the Liverpool Daily Times, 11th May.) Before the end of another week the Vanderhilt, of huge dimensions, will have i cached a European port, and Havre will in her behold tho completion of another experiment in colossal shipbuilding. Before nianv months the leviathan of the age will introduce a new era of still fuither advance in na- val architecture, and the Thames will exhibit to the wondering multitude an increase in the list of the world's wonders, and the great question of speedy transit will influence the whole .commercial interest of this great emporium of trade, either ior better or for worse. It is curious to speculate oublie prob- able events of the next ten years, aa regards all things connected with sea hie and ocean trafjic. Even could (he mind of man be still for a period, enough is alreadv announced to convince us of the approach ofceitain ennrmniis changea of the human brain, stimulated by success, pioduce pew...

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