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TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION, &c. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 12 December 1845
TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION, &c. The OnSKRVKR trill be i/elirerrrl in Town erery Tuesday and Friday mornings. A Country Edition, containing the Intelli- gence reeciced from Launceston, the Interior, or other placen, on those days, icill be posted in the erening. SunsciiiPTiON.- 10*. per quarter in ad- vance; 13.». credit. ADVERTISEMENTS.-Twelve linet ami tin- der, '2s. Gd., and ld. for every additional line, for euch i nier lion. Considerable reduction on Advertisements continued for any length of time. Advertisements are received al the 1'itbHshint/ Office in Collins Street on Monday, till 12 o'clock, and on Thursday till the same hour. Adver- tisers must state the number of insertions desired, on their Advertisements, other- wise they will be continued until counter- manded, amt charged accordingly. ¿Yo verbal communications attended to. %* COMMUNICATIONS for the Editor, or Orders for the Paper and Advertisements, lo be addressed, or left at "THE OB- SERVER" Office, (MR. GEOIICE...
LOCAL INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 12 December 1845
LOCAL INTELLIGENCE. PHOIIATIONISM.-Au officer of the Survey Dé- partaient, wc arc informell, is at present engaged in exploring the Port Sorell district with a view to fixing upon locntions suitable for probationers in conformity to Lord Stanley's late proposal. Thc settlers in this district arc filled with alarm at thc prospect. CATERPILLARS.-Thc road between Restdown Ferry and Hobart Town bas for thc last few days been litcrallycovered with caterpillars. Wc under- stand that at Westbury also thc crops have sus- tained much damage from them. Tm: SYSTEM.-In voting the supplies in thc House of Commons, on the 18th July, in pnssitig thc estimate for Pcutouvillc Prison, thc Timm' report says : Mr. liwnrt expressed his approbation of the sys- tem ndoptcd in the Pcntonville Establishment ; but regretted that it was not carried further, and applied to Van Diemen's Land; thc system of which was quite at variance with this, nndoughtto be abolished. ILLICIT DISTILLATION.-Mr. District Constab...
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 12 December 1845
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. Wr. have received Adelaide papers to the 29th November. Thc wheat crops seem to bc favourable, and the price of this grain is quoted nt from 2s. lOd. to 3s. 3d. Thc locusts have mnde their appearance in large numbers, nnd committed grent devastation in the gardens near Adelaide. The schooner Mariner, from Port Phillip to Adelaide, was wrecked on the Murray Bench. Tlie voyage had been fair for ten days, but on tho 2nd November it com- menced blowing heavily, nnd both her mnsts were carried away ; on thc 4tli November they anchored within five miles of land ; j and on the 5th, they started under a jury j mast, witli n light breeze. On the (¡th it again blew a gale ; and on thc "th the vessel struck on the bench, and filled within fifteen minutes. Tho passengers nnd crew were saved, but on reaching land were plundered by the natives. The arrival of a police force from Adelaide prevented thc hincks ' from committing further depredntions. j Mining operations are still ca...
UNITED STATES AND TEXAS. [From the Atlas, August 2.] [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 12 December 1845
UNITED STATES AND TEXAS. [From the Atlas, August 2.] Tho Acadia bring« news no less im- portant than that the Congress of Texas has rejected the conditions for peace with Mexico signed by its own oflicer, nod has passed re- solutions agreeing to annexation with (he United Slates. The question of annexation was introduced by President Jones to the Texan Legislature in a long speech on the IG ttl of June; and on th» 18th the Senate passed resolutions of annexation, and sent them to the House. The House laid them on the table, and, passing their own, sent them to tho Senate on the IDih. A strife arose as to which body should have the honour of originating the successful resolu- tions, and finally the following, which origi- nated with the Senate, were unanimously adopted in both branches: " Whereas the Government of the United States hnth proposed the following terms, guarantees, and conditions Dn which the people nnd territory of the republic of Texas may be erected into a new state, ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 12 December 1845
FOR LONDON. I REGULAR TRADER, -g-ra,. j T H F. fine first-class bnrnue ^oSvjL, " JANE FRANCES," *y&inv**-fv 450 lons register, William Crosby, Commander, is now loading, anti having nil her dead weight and greater part of lier wool engaged, will sail for the above port early in January. For freight or pus .age apply to the Commander on board, or to ASKIN MORISON, or to KERU BOOLE, & Co. New Wharf, Nov. 13, 1845. FOR LONDON. -aTSUj THE well known regular trader, .*^^FK$t" ^l'r"'e"1' 450 to"5 register, INNES -$ÇffiffîE% M'I'IIBRSON, Commander, will «d§ffifa¿r.»i conimenrc loniliug for the above Port in a few days, and having the greater part of her rargo engaged, will mei t with her usual dis- patch. For freight or passage apply to Captain M'PHERSON, on board, to A. MORRISON, or to Kr.iin, BOGLE, & Cu. New Wharf.-Uh Dec. 1815. FOR PORT PHILLIP. THE Schooner, " EAGLE," 10S tons, W. Marr, master, now or. rived, will sail immediately. For freight or passuge, apply...
Shipping Intelligence. HOBART TOWN. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 12 December 1845
¿=>Ijípuíntj; ïntclligrrncc. ' HOBART TOWN. ARRIVALS. I December 3.-Ship Marla Orr, 280 tom, M'Arthtir, master, from «lulling ¡ left Hobart Town 22ml Mnrcli, with IOU tons black oil, nnd 20 tons sperm. December 10.-Schooner Agenoria, 107 tons, Bentley, muster, from Tort Albert, with cattle and sheep. DEI'AnTUrtKS. December 9.-Schooner Flying Fish, 123 tons, Clinch, muster, for Port Phillip. December Ü.-Schooner Lillias, 89 tons, Smith, master, for Port Phillip. IMPORTS. t'csscls reported inwards during the tveei: Per Undara, Mac Meehan, from London-4 cases hats, 1 case cottons, 2 bales tweeds, 5 enscs prints, 4 elise« de Inities. 2 bales moleskins lind shirtings, 2 boxes muslins, -1 hales bhmkets and quilts, 4 cases haberdashery, 2 bales 1 case cloths, \c, 2 cases shoes and stays, 1 case slops, 5 cases hosiery, 2 cases shirts, 1 bnle slops, I. Guthrie; 12 bales linens, &c, 1 case cloth caps, -I- cases clothing, 4 trunks shoes, ii hales Hannels, 4 hhds oats, 1 crate hardwa...
THE GAZETTE. COMMISSIONERS' OFFICE, 9th December, 1845. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 12 December 1845
T II E GAZ ET T E. COMMISSlONKItS' OFFICE, 9/A December, ISIS. Notice is hereby Rive», (but thc following Claim Tor Grants will he ready for examination, hy tin Commissioners appointed for that purpose, upon o immediately after thc 9th day ol February next on or before which day any caveat or counter clain must he entered. Alexander M'Leod, Ralph's Hay, Monmouth 100 acres. (Originally two locations of 50 ncrc: each to John M'Leod: npplicnttt claims ns heir nt-law.) Hounded on the north cast by IO chain: 10 links south-easterly ns now fenced along i location ta Richard Message since granted tc George Stokell nnd along a location to Willina Stnllard since granted to F.dwnrd Paine llutlei nnd Joseph William Woolley commencing nt tin west angle of thc lirst-nicntioncd location on Pipe- clay Lagoon, on the south cast by 21 chain! !)0 links south-westerly ns now fenced alona William Stallnrd's location nforesaitl to Pipe-day I.ngoon, thence on the south west by ¡1 chains 90 links extendin...
SUPREME COURT—CRIMINAL SIDE. FRIDAY, DECEMHER 5TH. Before his Honor Sir John Lewes Pedder and a Common Jury. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 12 December 1845
SUFREME COURT-CRIMINAL SIDE. FRIDAY, DECEMHER 5TH. Before his Honor Sir John Lewes Pedder and a Common Jury. Joint Allen, Henry Stephenson, and John Saunders were indicted for a burglary in tho dwelling-house of T. Cooley, at Now Town, on ibo 31st October last. This case bas been before tlie public in the Police Reports published in the newspa- pers. The evidence was clear against all tho prisoners. Saunders endeavoured to es- tablish au alibi, but failed ; anil tho jury found them all Guilty. They were remand- ed for sentence. Jtdin Harris, n prisoner attached to the Coal Mines at Port Arthur, was indicted for feloniously cutting1 and wounding' George Gatehouse willi intent to kill ami murder the said George Gatehouse, at Port Arthur, on the 20th November last. The evidence of the prosecutor, who was an Assistant Superintendent over the pri- j soncrs, of a Mr. Fulton, and n Mr. Crook, ' who also were Assistant Superintendents, went to establish an unprovoked and preme- ditated atte...
THE RELIGIOUS MOVEMENTS IN GERMANY.—SERIOUS RIOTS. [From the Atlas, August 23.] [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 12 December 1845
THE RELIGIOUS MOVEMENTS IN I GERMANY.-SERIOUS RIOTS. [from the Wi/as, August 23.] THE religious movements in Germany, that originated and have been mainly carried on by- John Ronge, a priest in an obscure town in Silesia, lins now assumed n most formidable aspect. Rouge, it will be re- membered, became disgusted with the im- pious doings of Arnold), Bishop of Trêves, in exhibiting in thc Cnthedrnl a vestment which he pretended was the cont worn by Jesus Christ, and by thc touch or even thc sight of which mirncles were wrought. The humble pnstor, indignnnt nt the blas- phemous audacity of his ecclesiastical su- perior, addressed to him n letter of bold and fervent remonstrance. The effect of this address, copies of which were imme- diately circulated in great numbers through- out all Germnny, was quite astonishing; and following it, up, aided by the co-opera- tion of many influential parties, both lay and clerical, John Rouge lins already made wonderful progress towards the attainmen...
GREAT DEMONSTRATION! MR. DRY AND THE PATRIOTIC SIX! [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 12 December 1845
GREAT DEMONSTRATION ! MR. DRY AND THE PATRIOTIC SIX ! ON the forenoon of Saturday some of Mr. Dry's friends proceeded to Evandale, and partook of Mr. Sinclair's hospitality nt Clairville. Tncv mc^ ^"r- Dry's carriage near the Springs. Mr. Dry then proceeded on the road to Launceston, accompanied by about twenty vehicles (among which was the Comet coach) and a body of horsemen. Thc train of carriages and horsemen re ceivcd constant accession as the cavalcade advanced. At intervals cheers unanimously burst from every lip. Mr. Dry was expected nbout four o'clock, but it was near (ive when his cnrringe reached the sand-hill. Flere about one hundred and fifty of the inhabitants on horseback stationed themselves in lines on each side of the road, and Mr. Dry's cnrringe passed amidst enthusiastic cheering. They pro- ceeded in irregular order to within hnlf n mile of thc town, where a procession was formed. As thc carriage approached thc band struck up, the banners were unfurled, and the th...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 12 December 1845
FOR LONDON, ?jrTpUj T U Iî fine fnst-sniling hnruue, AA "TASMANIA," fillO tons register, "T-j|&lt;^v-"íi^ William Ulnel;, commander. For «&Ei¿¡áíX& freight of wool, or passage, having very superior accommodations, apply to Cuptain Black on honrd, or to A. MORRISON, New Wharf, "I or to December ll. J Kr.nu, BOOLE & Co. SUNDAY SCHOOLT UNION. " rplIE FOURTH ANNUAL MEETING of the 1 YAN DIEMENS LAND SI'S DA Y SCHOOL UNION will he held on MONDAY EVENING NEXT', thc loth instant, nt St. John's Presbyterian Church, Macquarie-street. The Chair to he taken at half-past six o'clock precisely. December ll. Titles to Land. nillE Petition relntivc to thc Act of James 1st, X entrusted to thc undersigned, will lie nt the Unhurt Tntrn Ailrerthrr ll (lice for signature, and copies will be forwarded this day to the " Lennox Arms," Richmond ; '* Bush Inn," New Norfolk; Mr. W. ll. Ellis, tireen Ponds; Mr Nicholls, Oatlands; Mr. Englebert, Campbell Town ¡ and to Mr. Dowling...
THE REGATTA. To the Editor of the Observer. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 12 December 1845
THE REGATTA. To the Editor of the Observer. Sin,-Not having seen anything like a fair account of the Regatta, nor anything in the shape of sailing regulations, I heg to enclose you three clnuscs of thc sailing regulations of thc R.V.S., from which all others are taken. Clause 18th.-" That a pilot or some other rom " putout person bc placed by the stewnrds on " board each vessel to make observations, nnd " who, in thc event of further information being " required, may be examined by thc stewards for " that purpose." 19th.-"That each yacht must go fairly round 1 the mark-vessel, &c. ; and in the event of not " going fairly round, or touching any boat, buoy, " or (lug, used to mark out the course, will forfeit " all claim to thc prize." 20th.-" When running, thc yacht nearest the " mnrk-boat or buoys is to be considered the " headmost yacht ; and should any other yacht In " thc race compel thc yacht which is nearest to any " mark-boat or buoy to touch such mark-boat or " buoy, ...
THE QUEEN IN PRUSSIA. ARRIVAL IN PRUSSIA. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 12 December 1845
THE QUEEN IN PRUSSIA. I A It Ul VA L IN PRUSSIA. Tho next station al which tho train stopped was Haborslhal, tho point ot which the Prus rian territory commences. Here il had been arranged thal her Majesty should be received by the Crown Prince of Prussia, who made his appearance immediately un the arrival of the train, and was received most eordial'y hy her M»j>'sty. Ile went into the myal carriage. Tile characteristic enthusi- asm of the Prussians was exhibited here also. The cheering was deafening;, and had her Majesty's arrival taken placo in the heart of her own dominions, instead of those of a foreign Sovereign, tho welcome she received could not have been more warm and hearty. The station is very spa- cious, and a veiy handsome bridge crosses it al the frontier line. On ibo one sida of the bridge is the Bdgian lion ; on the other the black eagle of Prussia. Over the former waved the tricolour, and over the latter the black and white flag of Prussia. RECEPTION AT AIX-LA-CII...
THE GAZETTE. COMMISSIONERS' OFFICE. 25th November, 1845. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 12 December 1845
T II E OM H T T E. COMMISSION M lï S' O V V I C K. 2«i//¿ Xuvcwbrr, J 815. ! NOTICE is hereby given, timi «lie following I Cl.-itnis fur Grants will bo ready I*-ir Uxaminaiion, Uv thc Commissioners appointed fur that purpose, upon or immediately 'ificrtho U.ïih ilay nf January, next, on or before which day any caveat or counter claim must hü entered, i William Hernes, ('.itv of Hob .rt Town, 122', 1 perches. (Originally M. A. Hratley, mid sold m 1'. Montgomery, whose hoir-ni.law and otlicrs convoyed lo iinji I i fri nt. ) Iloiimled on lin- South- west hy 1 chain 41 links south-easterly along an allotment occupied hy or lliloiipili-r to [no. I'aislsy commencing at th;: uor'h ansie thereof on Warwick-street, oo the south-east hy 1 elwin 3} links nonh-casterly along allotments occupied hy or belonging to William Young and Patrick M'Cuire respectively, on thc north-east hy 1 chain 51 links north-westerly, ¡dong allotmeliis occupied hy or belonging lo - ltnldwin and Ino. Paisley respecti...
PUBLICANS' LICENSES. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 16 December 1845
PUBLICANS" LICENSES. At Hobart Town, on Monday, the 2nd doy of February, at the Court of Requests' Itoom, at 10 o'clock in the forenoon, for thc consideration of applications for permission to trnnsfer or coutinnc existing Incenses, nnd for certificates of approval of new Licenses being granted for the JPolicc Dis- trict of Hobart Town (including Kangaroo Point.)
QUARTER SESSIONS. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 16 December 1845
QUARTER SESSIONS. At Hobart Town on Monday the 20th day of December. Also at the same place on Monday, the 5th day of January next, nt 10 o'clock in the forenoon, for the trial of prisoners, hearing of appeals, omi con- sideration of the Hates and Fores of Licensed Carters and Boatmen.
SHIP MAILS. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 16 December 1845
SHIP MAILS. Vor Sydney, per Wanderer, this »lay, nt .1 I\M. lor Mauritius, via I.amiceMtm per Deborah, on Friday ne\t, at Z P.M. For London, via Iwiuncestnn, per Ktiznhrth Buck ham, on Tuesday, 2.'.rd instant, at 5 ditto.
GENERAL POST OFFICE. 8th December, 1845. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 16 December 1845
' GENERAL POST OFFIClj. 8t!i December, 1815. Thc following; Ship Letters have been put into the Unpaid Letter Hos nt the Post-office, Laun- ceston, since thc 1st ultimo, and nrc now lying in that office awaiting thc payment of the Sen Postage i ENGLAND. Mr. James Elisha, London. Mrs. Pattison, ditto. NEW SOUTH WALES. Mr. Thomas Davis, Sydney. Ann Ashton, ditto. Air. Orsmond, ditto. Mr. James Millson, Clarence River. POUT PHILLIP. William Lambert, Melbourne. George lladford, Geelong. SOUTH AUSTRALIA. Charles Ashley, Adelaide. The Chief Constable, ditto. PORTLAND BAY. Mr. Joshua lîlnck, Putlnnd. Mr, Thomas Boultim, ditto. INDIA. Lieutenant Pilfold, Dombay. NEW ZEALAND. Mr. Alexander Lyall, Wellington. F. C. SMITH, Postmaster-General.