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GENERAL INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 30 April 1858
GENERAL IlMTElaJGENCE. The CAPTDitEB Cvxpwt 1/ee who was to have been brought up for examination yester- day, stands fuithcr remanded till next Thurs- day, for examination on tho charge of breaking prison, as also on that of obtaining goods under false pretences from Mr. Itobinson, saddler, ! Colliiis-sticct. Tub Goat Nuisance.-Yesterday tho City Inspector impounded upwards of twenty-six goats which had been suffered to roamin various parts of the City. Informations will bo laid against the owners of those animals for allowing them to be at large ¡u tho publie streets, such being contrary to the bye-law. Death fkom _ Holdiso the Bbeath.-A correspondent «a rites to the Margaulle Keiu, fiom Delor Gulch, that John Thomas had died thero nhilo holding his breath on a bet. A post mortem examination was made, and it was found that Thomas' heart had bnr«t. Sr. Am)bew's Crnnton.-We are informed that the Rev. Mr. M'lntosh, the minister lately appointed in Scotland for St. Andrew's Church, and...
MAYORS COURT. THURSDAY. (Before David Lewis, Esq., Acting Mayor.) THOMAS V. BROWN. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 30 April 1858
MAYOKS COUBT. THURSDAY. (Before David Lewis, Esq., Acting Mayor.) Thomas v. Brown. This was an information by the City In- spector against William Brown junr. of Liverpool-street, for drivii.g cattle through the public streets after G o'clock ou the morning of 22nd April. Defendant did not appear, and service of the summons having been proved, the case was proceeded with exparte, and the offence charged in the information having been proved, the Bench fined the defendant £1 and costs. Same v. WitDisa. An information by the City Inspector, against Thomas Wilding of Macquarie street, for not having his name, trade and place of abode painted on the off side of his cart, contrary to 2nd Vic. No. 22. Defendant pleaded guilty and was fined Is and costs. Same v. Thornton. An information by the City Inspector against James'!hormón of Murray-street, tor throwing a auantity of human hair on the footpath in Murray street, contrary to the bye laws. Defendant pleaded guilty, and was fined Is and...
COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE. YESTERDAY'S MARKETS. Mercury Office, April 29th. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 30 April 1858
.COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE. TESTEliDAY'S MARKETS. Mercury Office, April 29th. '" In some descriptions of grain a slight im- provement is visible. In wheat thorc wero but few operations to-day at 7s to 7s 3d per bushel. Colonial oats aro improving in demand, and thero is now considerable enquiry for export at la i in some quarters we heard of a higher figure being realized. English harley moves oil' readily whenever it comes into market at 8s to 8s (k1 for good samples. Cupe barley is quoted rather higher at Os Gd to 7s. Hay realizes nt recent prices and the demand for pressed hay is very brisk ; loose and country pressed bay . ranges from £7 10s to £8 10s, and hydraulic pressed from £d to ¿C9 10s per ton according to quality. Potatoes como in plentifully, but not" much is doing, there being no demand for ship- ment just yet ; good sorts ure still selling nt £8 to £0, Onions meet with good enquiry nt £20 to £25 per ton. Wo liavo no chango to notice in tho flour nisrkct. Flour from the ...
FRANCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 30 April 1858
FRANCE. The attempt upon the life of the Im- perial ruler of France, announced to the readers of the Argus in my letter of the 101 h ult., has' made / quite a stir in Europe, as might naturally be expected : and it 1ms also, which could not have been so readily foreseen, disturbed the concord and cordiality which has for some time past been springing up be- tween us and the French people, and engendered a great deal of irritation and acrimony on both sides of the ehaitn.-l. It is sincerely to bj hoped that the mis- understanding will speedily pass away ; but as tilings stand at present, a rupture between the two Governments is by no means an impossible contingency. Our confidence that such a calamity will be averted is based on the accredited mode- ration and good sense of the IJinperor. The c.iuse of this complication will appear as I proceed with the narration of the events which have grown out of the unsuccessful conspiracy that was to have plunged Franco and Europe into the frig...
LATEST EUROPEAN. MARRIAGE OF THE PRINCESS ROYAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 30 April 1858
LATEST EUROPEAN. MARRIAGE OF THE PRINCESS ROYAL. The return of this spirit of choerful ness has, perhaps, been accelerated by an event which has recently occurred among us of deep domestic interest. 1 refer to the marriage of the Princess Victoria to Prince Frederick William of Prussia. It would scarcely be possible to exaggerate the almost affectionate interest with which this incident in Court history has been regarded by all classes of the community-from the nobles who have participated in the fes- tivities of the occasion to the obscurest artisans or seampstresscs who have boin content to catch a few glimpses of the pageants. Eighteen years have elapsed since a similar celebration was witnessed in England, and that was on the occasion of the union of our gracious Queen with a Prince who lias never given us a mo- ment's regret at the alliance then con sumtnafced amidst conflicting hopes and fears. Eíf.ieúig another interval of 20 years, wo are transported to the wedding day of th...
THE MERCURY FRIDAY, APRIL 30TH, 1858. THE ENGLISH NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 30 April 1858
THE MERCURY FRIDAY, APltIL 30nr, 1858. THE ENGLISH NEWS. Tira arrival of the Columbian has over J whelmed us with English and Indian paper». We have devoted every inch of onr available spaco to the pur- pose of giving our readers an insight Sato flomo of the events now happening. The principal items of intelligence re- ceived Are those which relate to the question of Indian Eeform ; to the di. tmand made upon England by Louis Napoleon for the expulsion of French ¡Refugees ; and to the insulting terms .employed towards England hy the French Army in the addresses pre- sented to the Emperor on his escape from assassination. These addresses, extracts from which appear in. another (Column, were published in the Moniteur, and have created both in England and in the British Parliament one universal 'feeling of regret and indignation. We »hall continue to publish details of these .wents. 'The unfortunate old Queen of Oudo h*& died at Paris, and after having ?teen embalmed vas ba&...
ENGLISH EXTRACTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 30 April 1858
ENGLISH EXTEACT3. EiPUMios op Refüoees.-It is ¡ stated as positive that a communication has been made by the French Minister in London to the English Government, | demanding the expulsion from England ¡ of üvo political íefiigees-one or two Itolians, and the others French. I i cannot say whether positive proof Ins j been obtained connecting those persons (vitl) tho late attempt on the Emperor. -Times, The names of Messrs. Victor Hugo, Mazzini, Ledru Hollín, and Louis Blanc are mentioned as amongst those whose expulsion is demanded. It is announced that the difficulties raised by the organisation of the great military commands aro nrranged. The Emperor has consented that the five Marshals shall correspond with him through the .Minister of War..-Paris correspondence of the Timen, On tho 14th February a M. Barnard, a French political refugee, who is stated to have resided in this country for some years, was arrested at his lodgings in London, by a warrant procured at the instance of th...
CHINA. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 30 April 1858
CHINA. The following is the only item worth extracting from the China papers : II.M.S.S. Inflexible left Hong Kong on tlie 20th February, for Calcutta, with Yeh on bo'ird. It had been disco- vered that a plot bad been formed for his escape, through the cabin window. A comprador had been offered 20,000 spd. to communicate between him nnd his friends on shore. The Canton Chi nose continue to decline trading till the allies depart, and some were again lea- ving, alarmed at foreign names-to the streets being placarded, aud a foreign police established. The villago bravees I threatened an attack but had prudently ' put it off till the luth instant, when they w ill of course find good reasons for a further postponement. It is now pretty ge-icrally understood that the four Plenipotentiaries of Great Britain, France, the United States, and Russia, proceed northward about the middle of March, in expectation of meeting at Shanghae an Imperial Com- missioner fiom Pekin; and that it is consider...
THE EUROPEAN CONTINENT. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 30 April 1858
THE EUROPEAN CONTINENT. There is at the present time little of in- terest to report from the various continental States, the Italian conspiracy mid its fruits thrusting every matter of minor importance into the shade. Austria and liussia, it is believed, aie availing themselves of the exist- ing exasperation between England and France, to widen the threatened breach and to seduce the Emperor from his inconvenient good fellowship with a constitutional Govern- ment. 'I ho enormity of our tolerating the presence of men kHown to be engaged in the trade of plotters against Continental Sove- reigns is dwelt upon with all the bitterness to bo expected from such quarters. According to the Court Journal, there is a rumor afloat of an anticipated change in the temporal government of Rome, likely to create surprise. Some talk of the approaching abdication of the Pope as a settled thing, and Father Ventura, General of the Jesuits, is spoken of as his probable successor. The no- mination of the ...
GENERAL POST OFFICE. 30th April, 1858. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 30 April 1858
GENERAL POST OFFICE. 30th April, 1858. > em Mails will be closed at Hobart Town as * fnder t For Adelaide mid Sydney, via Melbourne, per first vessel, this day at G p.m. For Melbourne, via J/iunceston, per Royal Shepherd, this day, at G-!tO p.m. S. 1'. IIahpixoe, Postmaster.
MISCELLANEOUS SHIPPING. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 30 April 1858
MISCELLANEOUS SHIPPING. A'whs ling barque, name unknown, was sig- nalled ytssUrday as coming up the river. In the afternoon she anchored oil' Blackman'» Bay, The following is an extract from a letter, dated Trincomalie the 22nd February in referenco to the loss of the ill-fated "Avn:"-"On the part of the Officers of tho ship, it was a most criminal blunder. Every one asks, what wero they doing there, and tho response is-'what'? But you will recognize tho hand of God in tho preservation of tho precious lives of tho passen- gers. Strango but gracious circumstance ! Amid all the hurry and excitement of a founder- ing ship, and that too in the darkness of night, not even a child was burt J Tho mails arc not yet recovered and but part of the tieasnro. The 'passengers hnro lost all they bad, and some of thom wero placed in vary painful straits."
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. PORT OF HOBART TOWN. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 30 April 1858
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. FORr OF HOBART TOWN. AnnrvED. April 29-Free Trader,barque,20G,Thom,froui Port Albert 2tst mst, with cattle. Agents Guesdon and Co. CLEABED OUT. April 29-Lapwing, II tons, Bolton, for Port ; Albert, in ballast. BAILED. April 29-Eva, schooner, Mart} n, for Mel- bourne. IMTOBI3. Free Trader from Port Albert ¡ 71 cattlo, Order. GEORGE TJWN SHIPPING. ! , _____ (BT EIiEOIBIO TEItEGBAl'H.) "SAILED. April 29-Dobsons, schooner, for Port Albert* ;
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 30 April 1858
DIED. At Geelong, Port Phillip, on the 28th Jan, &nbsp; last, Mr. WILLIAM PARKINSON, aged 55 years. He arrived in this colony in the ship Eudora, in the year 1841, and was a native of Quorn- &nbsp; &nbsp; den, Leicestershire, England. &nbsp; &nbsp; On the 29th instant, at Launceston, the Rev. T. V. LUCAS, aged 33 years.
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 30 April 1858
lÀD-VXimSE5rsNT/| To the Editor of the Hobart Town Daily Mercury. Richmond, 28lh April, 1858 jSm,-In your newspaper of Wednesday the 22nd inst., there appears n report of certain proceedings that took place in tho Police Court here. With mine part of that malicious attack against two other Magistrates and myself, I am not called upon to interfere ; hut to give j our readers some idea of the general trutbfu'ness that characterises that onslaught, I shnll place in juxtaposition certain documents, bearing upon the state- ment put forth in the 4th paragraph-by which the tacit testimony of Messrs Beckley, Barton, and Constable Elliott, is shewn-to- gether with the negative evidence of Messrs, Birchall aud Rolls, and the admission of Mr. M'Connon. I think these certificates will at once prove the unscrupulousness of any one professing to hold tho position of a gentleman, duiing to put them 'brth as flatly contradicting the statements made by Messrs Wilmot, Coverdale, mid myself, supported...
POLICE OFFICE. THURSDAY. (Before W. Tarleton, Esq., P.M.) [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 30 April 1858
POLICE OFFICE. THUÉSDAY. (Before W. Tarleton, Esq , P.M.) Ike Poisoning Case.- Maria Thompson ! was again brought up on remand, charged with administering poison with intent to kill and murder. The further and final examination of the prisoner had been deferred in order to cnablcDr, M'Cnrthy to ascertain tho quantity of arsenic contained in the cake submitted to bim far analyzalion t he stated, that he had made tho requisite examination, and found eight grains and three quai tera of arsenic iu one ounce of the cake, which was more than sufficient to destroy life. Detective McGtiire deposed to the np piohen-à n of the prisoner on the 11 th hist, at her residence, No 71 Melville-street ; Mr. Superintendent Hamilton, and the boy Adams accompanied bim : he told her the charge on which he apprehended her, namely, for attempting to poison the boy Adams, and also his mother ; the boy iden- tified the pi isoner ns the person who had given him the cake mid custard on th. previous Thursday ni...
CRICKET MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 30 April 1858
CRICKET MEETING. The great impetus given to cricket hy tha match between Hobart Tewn and Victoria, which took piece two months ago, has re- sulted in something tangible and substantial. Since that period the enthusiasm for this noble and manly game has been steadily on the increase amongst all classes of the community. The enthusiasm has spread not only to the vast majority of the youth of Hobart Town, anti to the old cricketers who in former times loved t> handle the bat when Pilch and Felix were in their prime, hut also to many who heretofore have been strangers to the game, and think that it is not too late, even in their riper year«, to make amends for thoir previous ignorance and apathy in respect to cricket. The effects of this enthusiasm have been already felt, and the great meeting of Wednesday evening is its crowning achievement. The meeting was held in the Temperance Alliance Room;, Macquarie-stroet, and had been convened for the special purpo-c of forming "The Tasmania...
INDIA. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 30 April 1858
INDIA. We take the following from the latest journals. One hundred nnd seventy-six mutineers of the Bengal Army, with the King of Delhi, h«ve just been despatched in the (.hips Human Emperor, and Edward, from Kur rucbee to the Andaman islands. The lower decks of the Ships were fitted up with cages on each side, in which the mutineers were tu be chained down. The cook of the vessel is to pieparo their provisions ; otherwise they ure to bo left to shift for themselves. In addition to n strong guard, the ofiiueis and crew of the vessels were well armed, to be prepared ngainst any outbreak. The ¿indian to whom we are indebted for these details, adds that on arrival at the Andaman Islands, their fetters will bo taken ofT, and tiley will be lot loose amongst the savages. Two yenrs provisions have been stond for them on the island, and ii Government Steamer is to be stationed there to prevent any vessels removing the scoundrels. For the following intelligence from Ge- neral Whitlock fiom J...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 30 April 1858
°twó Stone Cottages, in Murray-street, and Weather Boarded Cottages, in r j Melville-street, Held for a term of 12 Year« at a lo* Ground Bent. ? 1 On the Premises, ! ] WEDNESDAY, MAY 5,1858, At Two o'Clock, Hulls. WOELEY & FRODSHAMS i Ara instructed to sell by public auction, In Four Lots, 1 ' Lot 1, , QTONE HOUSE with 4 rooms, including jj a large shop, fronting ort Murray street, ..end let to . respectable tenant at £43 per annum. Lot 2, 1 ' Eton« Howie also with 4 rooms, including .hop, fronting on Murray street, and let at £40 per annum. Lot 3, Weather-boarded Cottage of 4 rooms in Melville-itreet, let at £30 per annum. Lot 4, I Weather-boarded Cottage of 3 rooms, alio, three workshops and large yard. [ The whole ii in capital order ; each lot haï considerable ipacs of ground in the rear, amd subject to the folio« ing ground rents : Lot 1-£5 per annum. ' 2-Ditto d tto 3-Ditto ditto &lt;tf 4-£15 ditto Por an unexpired term of 12 years. Terms-25 per cent deposit ; ...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 30 April 1858
STEAM TO IMELBOTJRNE. THET.S.N. Co.'» Steam Sliip "CITY OP HOBAUT" ^ will leave for MEL- BOURNE on WEDNESDAY, the 5th Hay, 1858, at noon. Chaules Tobî Manager, Ï. S. N. Co. All cargo intended for shipment must bo ilongoido the steamer, and bills of lading sent ia on the evening previous to starting. Franklin Wharf, April 21, 1858. 1835 GRAND EOTERTAINMEÑla TEMPLE OF ENCHANTMENT. PROFESSOR BENNETT CLAY HAS the honor to announce his return from a successful tour through the colonies of West and South Australia, Victoria, &c, and that he has arranged to give his now and MYSTEUIOUS PERFORMANCES OF STAES AND METEORS AND SCIENTIFIC ILLUSIONS . At the under-mentioned places and dates : *' OATL»Ñ¿9^Thufaday and Friday, April 20th and 30th. , GREEN PONDS-Saturday May 1st. . BOTHWELL-Monday and Tuesday, May 3rd and 4th. HAMILTON-Thursday and Friday May Cth and 7th. NEW NORFOLK-Tuesday and Wed- nesday, May 11th and 12th. For particulars sec Programmes and Bills. .'Travelling Agent"-Mr....
MELBOURNE. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 1 May 1858
MELBOURNE. The arrival of the City of Hobart yesterday \ from Victoria puts U3 in possession of Melliourne journals to the ¡28th instant, and Sydney to the 24th Wo quote the following float the Argut - J be amount of business done to day in tho mirkets has not been great, but the feeling lias been good, and holders of butter, hams, bacon, candles, and oats, arc asking higher rates Oats ire m \er) good demand, and a sale of a large parcel of Danish is reported at the advanced figure of 8s per bushel lue improved value of this article has called attention to Cape barlej, which is in much better request, although but slightly increased m value Hour, notwith« standing late advices from Adelaide, continues I very dull and Kale» of small lots only pi attica ble at quoted prices Messrs Sj mons A, Perry placed a parcel of I sugars, v\ ithout rescrv c, mid lor account of nil concerned, at following prices -Good brown Pampnnga, £21 10s to £25, low brown Manilla and /cbu, Stl8 10s to £21 5s pe...