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THE MERCURY. FBIDAY MORNING, OCT. 19TH, 1860. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 19 October 1860

THE MERCURY. FBIDAY MORNING, OCT. litar, 18(10. WE suppise it will be admitted that England is the birth place of the present Volunteer move- ment, which is already rapidly extending not only throughout the British colonies but into the very heart of Europe. It has attained on its unlive soil the highest perfection. In point of numbers, in point of efficiency of drill, and in point of accuracy of gun practicc.the Volunteers of the United Kingdom uro tho finest and must effective body of citizen soldiers in the world. It is the noble example set by theso bravo men that we at our distance are attempting to follow, and we cannot ¡io far wrong if we endeavor to profit by their experience und adopt their general organization as our model. Au unusual degree of interest has been awakened in this movement, throughout the mother country. It has been accepted cordially by the highest -military -authorities as an essential arm of national defence. Tho foremost men in tho country, distinguished...

Publication Title: Mercury, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Tas, Australia
SY R I A. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 19 October 1860

s y R I A. Tho special correspondent of The Times in Syria,writing from Buyrout on tho 8th, says : " On Saturday afternoon, about six o'clock, the first caravan of Christians who had escaped from the massacres in l>amnscus arrived in Buyrout ; and a more heartrending sight-one which made men weep like women, filling them at the same time with an almost irresistible craving for revenge-was probably uevcr beheld. They had left Damascus on Thursday at noon ; n column composed chiefly of women and chil- dren, and variously estimated at from 2,000 to 3,400 souls, for the Turkish authorities had provided cuttle for the couvoyancu of 1,500 persons, but many travelled on foot or on beasts of burden of their own or friends. Parched with thirst, not half fed, unw shed, with clothes unchanged for nearly a month, choked with dust, »nd covered with flics, they fled hither, under heavens glowing like brass, from the city, which if it bo the most ancient, will henceforth be the most iufamous in...

Publication Title: Mercury, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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SHIP MAILS. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 19 October 1860

SHIP MAILS. MAIM will close at the General Post Office, Hobart Town, us under :- " ,f For London, via Suez and Marseilles, per iC. ¡>i. S. Behar, via Melbourne, on Tuesday Siva mst., at 4 p.m. . . ...... ' For London, vin Suez and Southampton, nato, ditto, ditto. ,... For Mediterranean Porte, via Buez, onto, ""<">. For India, China, Manilla, Batavia, &c, via 1'oint de (Jallo, ditto, ditto, ditto. . . For Capo ol' Good Hope, via Mauritius, ditto, ditto, ditto. . r.. ..For, Mauritius and Kennion, via Auen, uuio, ditto, ditto. .... For Swan Uiver, via Melbourne, ditto, amo, ditto ' ! For Adolnide and Sydney, via Melbourne, per first vessel, do, 5 p.m. For Tffelbourno, via Launceston, per »lach. Swan', do, 5.30 p.m. S. T. HABDINGE, , . r< . Postmaster. P.S.-IMPORTANT NOTICE.-The French Transit Bato on Letters and Newspapers for England to be forwarded via Marseilles, and tho British Postage on Letters and Newspapers for British Colonies and Foreign Pa...

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[BY SUBMARINE AND ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH.] MOUNT NELSON. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 19 October 1860

I BY BOUSIAIUHC AMI) lif.ECI'IlIP TRbnaBAlMr.1 MOUNT NELSON. October IS.-Wind, wast, light, line. Bar. 30-15. Tlicnn.47. ' Ozone !).

Publication Title: Mercury, The
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SHIPPING. PORT OF HOBART TOWN COASTERS INWARDS. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 19 October 1860

S II I V P i N G .PORT Ol' nOBAKT TOWX ' "? COASTEItS INWARDS. *' October l8.-River Chief, from tho Huon, with potatoes. - ; ENTEUKD OUT. October l8.-Mary Ann, schooner, 105 tons, Valentino, for Adelaide. October l8.-Marie Laurie, barque, 329 tons, Kennedy, for tlio South Seas. October l8.-J)on Pedro IT., barque, 130 toiiB, Evan«, for Otago, Wow Zealand. OMjAitnn our. ' October IS.-Marie Laurie, harqun, 320 tons, Kennedy, lor (ho South Suas. October JS.-lioindeer, Bclinoner, 101 tons, W. Young, jim., for Adelaide, with sundries. ' - ' nxroxTs. IMudonr, for Adelaide.-50,000 5 feet palings, 14 pile«. 3,500 foot timber, '10,000 laths, 3S eases am, Helbin and Dawtlcll ; 12 case-i jam, W. Peake.

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HER MAJESTY AND THE SCOTTISH VOLUNTEERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 19 October 1860

HER MAJESTY AND THE SCOTTISH VOLUNTEERS. On Monday the Queen and Prince Consort ar- rived iii Loudon from tho Isle of Wight, and de- parted for Scotland by tho Great Northern Railway at 9 p.m. The Royal party occupied five carri- ages, and woro escorted to the terminus by a de- tachment of Life Guards. The Right lion. Siduoy Herbert and Dr. Bailey joined the Royal suito at fhe Jiing's-cross Station. The Roj-al train arrived jit Edinburgh a few miuutes past eight in the pjorning. As the lrr.hr drew np the signal was ¿ye», and a EOJ-AÍ ' ".lute was immediately fired From the butteries of the Castle. As her Ma|jsty left the State carriage slip was saluted by all the general officers and others present. The Ruj'ol «arty, having ascended the staircase, entered the (Garrffrges, which were in waiting to convoy thom to Jfolyvood. An escort of the 13th Light Dragoons was in -attendance, and also the band of the regi- ment;, which played the Royal Anthem. As Her Majesty drove at an easy pace ...

Publication Title: Mercury, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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EUROPE LN THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY. [CORNHILL MAGAZINE.] [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 19 October 1860

EUROPE LN THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY. [cOBNHIMi MAGAZINE.] As one views Eui ope through contempoiary books of travel m the early part of the lost centurj, the landscape is awful,-wietched wastes, beggaily, mid plundered, half burnt cottages and treniblmg peasants gathoimg piteous haivests, gangs of snch tranming along with bayonets behind them, and corporals with canes and cata o' nine toils to flog them to barracks Bj these passes my lord s grit carnage floundering tlnough the îulb, as ho swears at the postrlroufe, and toils on to the residen? Hard bj, but awaj ftom the noiso and brawling of the citizens and buyois rs Wilhelmslu-,t or Lndwigsruhe, 01 Monbyou, or Versailles-it scarcely matters v Inch-near to the city, shut" out by woods from the boggaied couutij, theenoi roouB, hideous, grlled monstious maiblo palace, where the pr ince is, and the coui t, and the ti nu gardens, and huge fountains, and the foiest wheie the ragged peasants aie beating the game in (it is death to them to t...

Publication Title: Mercury, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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MAYOR'S COURT. THURSDAY, 18TH OCTOBER. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 19 October 1860

MAYOR'S ( OU HT. ? '4> THURSDAY, ISYH OCTOBTSB. BEPOUE the Right Worshipful the Mayor. THOMAS v. SOLOMON. This was an information by the City Inspector ugiiinst Mr. Isaac Solomon for neglecting to keep clean the yard of his premises in Kemp-street. The defendant did not appear and {ho casa was heard ex parte. The ca30 having been proved, ami the yard des- cribed as in a most filthy and affonsivo state. The defendant was fined 403. and costs. Some c.asos'of non-payment of tho city rates wore disposed of in the usual manaor, and Tho court rose.

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TO THE EDITOR OF THE MERCURY. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 19 October 1860

TO TUE EDITOR OP Tlf- jtEKOUKY DrAR SIR-Tho vjoil.ng boos ol Honovwool, tho " unhkoly sawyeis mid sphtlois (as with de hcaeyyou hniostylod us) mo, of comse, pi omi to loooivo lionoiftblQ mention at yom hands ana guilefully oxp-es8 oin acknow lodgment of th«> giaccful coi plnnont which y ou havo paid to om Huon atBiosphoie It is indeed luvigoialm^ and sahiLuous, but tho bonlthaudchaiacteusticoneigy of the people is also nttubutaolo to othei iii fluonops, to tho haidships they havo cuduied, tho obstacles thoy have cut tluou"h, tho difficulties they havo smmounted It should not siupnso you that mon who havo tell then weakness mid üied then stiongth, who h \vt made tliomsolves famous by lilting then »xos against tho thiok tices who have cut tioeks anil cloaiodioiosts- suiely ltdoosnotseomtojoi' ii,thing impiobublo that these men should put roi th the energy ol thou sti on<rth, and c iay to aleai and cultivatetholeitilotonitoiyofthen minds Isolated as we aio horn othei mean...

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Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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LAUNCESTON, OCTOBER l8. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 19 October 1860

LAUNCESTON, OCTOBEK l8. The markets aro rather dull. Flour may still be quoted at from Ü1G to ¿£17. Wheat is a shade lower, and will not fetch moro than 7s (id ; oats, 3s (id to 3s 9d-a prime sample changed hands yester- day at 3s 8d; haj-, ¿65; potatoes remain at ill, bags in; butter btill nominal ; Hour, by the bag, 38s ; bread, per 2lb loaf, 4Jd-Examiner,

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COMMERCIAL HOBART TOWN MARKETS. Mercury Office, Thursday Afternoon. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 19 October 1860

COMMERCIAL HOBART TOWN MARKETS. Mercury Office, Thursday Attcrnomi. The quantity of wheat offering is small, and prices i Cluain statiouaiy at 8? Jd to 8s Gd per bushel O its ind barley aie in no demand Haj is much the same as before loose »elling at ¿5 103 to ¿0 10s pel ton according to quality, and countiy pi etsed at ¿65 to J60 But tew potatoes aie coming forwaid, and quotitions aro rtill given at Ü11 to Jill 10s pei ton Floui is in fair demand foi local i equireinents, and pi icos aio min at £10 pel ton for flow liomthe best colonial wheat ChUian Ü1H pei ton Bran lb 4d to Is 7d pel bushel MCSSIB BientandWootbiool soldatBndgewatei jesteulaj-lambs at Us to 12b Ud, ewes with lambs Its .k1 , bhoin wctlicis loh Ud, cows X8 los , 1J he id cattle £.1 Ob

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ENGLISH COMMERCIAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 19 October 1860

ENGLISH COMMERCIAL. IIOP3 (Friday).-Very few hops are on sale hore, and the market generally is much excited at fur- ther advanced rates. Unfavorable accounts still reach us from the plantations, and the duty is called ¿EÜO.OOO to -£(¡0,000. Mid and East Kent pockets, um. to »11B. ; Weald of Kent ditto, 120s. to 180?. ; Sussex ditto, 115s. to 100s. per cwt. ííluslraícd Limilon News, Aug. 25.

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 19 October 1860

_ MARTIN, who came over to Tasmania, from the Colombine, Victoria, about Oc- tober, 1858, will hear from his Brother-in-law, WILLIAM WILLE Y, if he will write to him at Omeo, Gipps' Land, Victoria, und enclose his address. 12 ins Amateur Performance on Behalf of the , Benevolent Society. IT is particularly requested that those persons who were* kind enough to tike tickets for sale on account of the above will deliver up those unsold, and poy for thoso " which are, on Friday evening next, 10th. inst, at half-past seven o'clock, at Mr. Rilcy's, Af etoria Tavern, Murray-street. H. S. W. Acting Sec Rjims. Rams. Rams. 300 -e. MI ? SAXON MERINO HAMS FOR £>\/U! ' SAXE at' Mona Vale till 20th November." ' PROM' HUTU le CO'S LONDON WOOL KCTOKT. " The most splendid specimen of careful and intelhVenFwool-itrowing from first-rato flocks was again the'celebrated Vari Diemen'? Land ^ three legp' mark, outstripping all other wools in prices. From an observation of V, D. Land clips for years, we...

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MISCELLANEOUS SHIPPING. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 19 October 1860

MISCELLANEOUS SHEPIMNO. 'f lio Mario laurie, now in the stream, proceeds to sea on or about Saturday next. - The Munford went alongsido tho India barque yesterday to take in sugar for Now Zealand. The Don Pedro returned from Taylor's Bay yes- terday with timber part cargo for Otago, Npw [Zealand, for which port the barque will leavo on Saturday morning. "A. large ship, passing to tho eastward, wai sig- nalled at Mount Nelson yesterday. The Heather Boll has taken aboard upwards of ford All J& M lAÊ» Urfltt linton., is now »early completed. It has been iii course of construction for tho last two months, giviug em- ployment «t such time* a* the tide permitted to about 200 men both by day and night- & w form- ed on tile northern shore of tua haven, Mow hun- dred v/ii'ds from the tci-jninus of the fcouth V> ales Baila«, f^»te tktí li°yíü *X»*F»a' Sïd 10S f nearly 4w east and west as possible. J ho beach, totíio distance of ÖÖ0 feet, has been excavated and levelled io w...

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Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 19 October 1860

OUR SUMMARY. Our Subscribers and the Public are respectfully informed that our Monthly Summary for transmission to England, India, &c, per Behar, will be published at our Office, Macquarie-street, at 6 o'clock on MONDAY Morning, the 22nd inst, the Mail having been an- nounced to close on that day. Parties requiring extra copies are particularly requested to forward an intimation thereof to our Office before noon, on Thursday. Mercury Office, 17th Oct., 1860. Steam to Melbourne. Return Tickets. Return Tickets. ¡~ THE T. S. N. Company's £*u Steamship Ä, " CITY OF HOBAET," ^ÈSÙçr Alfred Daibv, Commander, mm? willleave for MELBOURNE, on WEDNESDAY, 31st October, at three o'clock p.m. FABES. £ s. d. Return Tickets, available for toro months or four voyages... 12 10 0 Single Passage, Saloon. 7 0 0 Single Passage, Steerage. 3 10 0 Children under 12 years of ape in pro- portion. BENJ. M. CUNNINGHAM, Manager, T.S.N. Co. Franklin Wharf, October '1th, I860. Direct and Nearest Boute to t...

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INSOLVENT COURT. THURSDAY.—OCTOBER 18TH,1860. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 19 October 1860

INSOLVENT COUBT. THUßSDAY.-OoTOBEtt 18TU, 1860. BzeciíB Mr. Conimlssionor F. Browne. The court bat by adjournment at eleven o'clock this morning. Ja re NEIL LEWIS. Further hearing. Before the examination of witnesses was pro- ceeded with, Mr. Pritchard said bo thought it liis duty again. to tender to His lfouor the composition papers, and if llii Honor reserved his signature to thom it was only that it might be shown that they were regularly executed, which they wore, and Mr. Pritchard again submitted therefore with all duo respect to His Honor that the proceedings in this insolvency were at au end, and ho again protested against His Honor pi ocoeding any further in tho examination. Mr. Adams submitted that this interruption was irregular. Mr. Pritchard tendered the composition deed to His Honor, and visicd to know if ho refused to take tho papers. j The Commissioner would notice that Mr. Pritchard had handed him certain composition paper& purporting to bo signed by creditor...

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Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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POLICE OFFICE. THURSDAY, 18TH OCTOBER, 1860. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 19 October 1860

POLICE OFFICE. --».-> THURSDAY, 18'Wt OOTOUBK, 18Gp. BBTOHU W. Carleton, Esq., Polico Magistrate. Tho charge sheet contained tho name of but cno offender to-day. COMMON DISTURBER. - John, Foiitiman was charged by Constable Quinn willi being a common disturber of tho public peace. Tho defendant, who has frequently boon bound over to koop the peaco or committed to prison in default, was again ordered to lind two surolies in £10, ouch tokuop tho. penco for six months, and in delimit was committed to prison for that period. Bnn.1, AND RIFLE INSTRUCTOR.-WO have re- ceived a copy of a neatly printed Manual with the above title, intended for tho guidance of moinbors ol' Volunteer Corps. Tho various directions in drill and rifle practice, profess to bo BOlnötcd from tho most recent authorities, and tho Manual is pub- lished under the rovisiou of 14. C. D. Home, Esq., Captain Commanding the Launceston Voluntoer Qorps, It is a vory useful pu.Wiention and wo havo no dou,bt will bo welcomed ...

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MECHANICS' INSTITUTE. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 19 October 1860

MECHANICS' INSTITUÍ E. The lecture last evening was delivered by A. Konnerley ,Esq.,on the interesting subject of thePro gress of Maritime Discovery; the audience was nu- merous, mid comprised several of our civic celebri fios, and a large number of ladies ; who listened to tho Looturei-'c narrative with great iutere-.tauu at- tention. Mr. Kennerlcy, who was received with cheers, commenced by explaining his reasons for selecting bib subject, and by pointing out its great importance, and interest, no less from the intrinsic value Ol' Maritime Discovery, but from the courage, entorprifco, and energy of the great navigators who followed ano ell'octud it, líe ijivil rolen ed to Egypt and Ethiopia whoro soioncc was nurtured iii its infancy, ami whence it was dilllisod to other oomitvias, aud, coexistent with that dilt'asiou, tho extension ot' commerce and civilization, Tho Phoenicians wore the first groat merchants and traffickers of antiquity, and then tho flrooks, who traded largely in...

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Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 19 October 1860

DEATHS On the 10th inst, Charles GINGALL aged 34 years, formerly butler to the late Mr. Bicheno, and   lastly in the service of Mr. S. Page. Friends will   please to take this as an invitation to the Funeral,   which will take place from his late residence, Brisbane-street, next door to the Sir John Franklin   Inn, on Friday next at 2 o'clock.   On the 17th instant, at No 45 Murray-street,     HERBERT, infant son of Henry W. Whitton, aged   9 months and 10 days.  

Publication Title: Mercury, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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THE EMPEROR'S LETTER. (FROM THE SATURDAY REVIEW.) [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 20 October 1860

THE EMPEROR'S LETTER. (moir Tin: SATOUDIÏ IIF.VIUW.) The Emperor of the Frcnoh has discarded the somewhat taiuted agency of the diplomatists through wlium he usually communicates with ' us, and, under his ow* hand, proposes that "we should nmlerstmid each other, like honest me« ' as ive aro, not like thieves who desire to cheat each other." Lilco his uncle» he, understands the talisman of personal intercourse. When ho wishes particularly to influence au autocratic Prince, he requests a personal interview. Wlum ho wishes particularly ta influence a nation, he writes with his own hand a letter, unbosoming his. innermost thoughts to "my dear Perstgny," and desires him to " make such use of it us he may think advisable." For a day ov two it is handed about in exciting and uppntinng mystery, while the Morning Post hearns, with conscious happiness hulf»rovealed, Xljon it is duly scut to The Times, in the columns of which the Emperor of the french meets in per- son the English nation, so t...

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