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ENGLISH EXTRACTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 16 December 1845
ENGLISH EXTRACTS. On Saturday last Mr. Punch obtained, amidst great laughter, from thc Vice Chancellor of England, two injunctions ; one to restrain n Hereford newspaper from publishing without acknowledgment " Mrs. Caudle's Lectures ;" tho other to do as much for a London printscllcr, who liad still more impudently pirated Mr. and Mrs. Candle's faces. Mr. Punch's high merits were warmly acknowledged both by thc Court and the Har, and though his applica- tion provoked much merriment, thc venera- ble gentleman was treated with all the respect due to thc censor of morals and of manners.-Atlas, August 2. KFKHCTS OF VOLUNTARYISM.-After raising .-CüOÜ.OOO, or ¡£700',000 for churches, tho Freo Church people of Scotland deter nined recently to havo a college, and twenty individuals immediately put down their names for .C'lOOO each for tho purpose. Since then they have commenced a subscription to build parsonages for tlioir minsters, and in a few short weeks, £40.000 or £50,000 has been rai...
SCOTCH UNIVERSITY TESTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 16 December 1845
SCOTCn UNIVERSITY TESTS. IN a gnnoral point of vio*, tho moat per- nicious effect which has resulted from tho disruption of tho Scottish Church is the at- tempt now making to convert the Univer- sities of Scotland into the mere appendages of her ecclesiastical establishment. Hy law, indeed, Scottish professors at their admission to office may be compelled to profess their adherence to tho Established Church ; but this law, even when acted upon, has never been enforced for the sake of excluding any man because ho neither entertained tho opinions, nor joined in thu worship of the Presbyterian Church. It may be a bud sys- tem that a man should be called upon to profess in words what all the world knows bc dues not in reality believe; but this is no reason for converting a formal and inefficient test into a stern barrier of exclusion. Un- less tho Legislature interpose, such must be thc elfect of thc attempt made to expel 1&lt;'ree Church Professors from the Scottish Univer- sit...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 16 December 1845
FOR LONDON. (To sail carly in Fcàruary.J T II K fine fast-sailing first-class hari]tiu "GILBURT HENDERSON," 517 tons register, James Tweedie, Commander, is now loading, ami having nearly all her cargo engaged, will sail for London direct early in February, This vessel has excellent accommodations for passengers, and carries an experienced surgeon. For freight or passage apply to the Commander, on board, or to TlI09. D. ClIAI'MAN, ft Co. Macquarie-street, "1 December 12th, IS 15. J Lawrenny Estate. IDO hereby give notice, that I intend from this time to take the personal charge of my estates and property in Van Dicmen's Lund and Port Phillip, and that I have, therefore, revoked thc powers under which thc same have been for some time past managed by Alexander Goldie, Esq., who is no longer to act for mc.-Dated this ICth day of December, 1815. Ko WARD LOUD. Orielton Estate. I 1110 hereby give Notice, that I intend from tins time to take upon me thc sole charge of tho estates and proper...
INTRUSION CASE. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 19 December 1845
I INTRUSION CASE. I WK call attention to nu action of the Crown against Messrs. Fenton to recover certain lands, of which these gentlemen some time since hare taken forcible possession. Tile circumstances of this extraordinary case arc simply these: Mrs. Jacobina Burns settled her estate of Ellengowan on her son, Mr. D. Burns, in contemplation of his marriage with Miss Fenton. Subsequently she became insolvent, and her assignee, Mr. A. Garrett, applied fur a grant of this land. To this applica- tion a caveat was entered, founded upon the settlement already adverted to. To this thc assignee replied, that the settlement was invalid. The question thus raised being one of difficulty, thc Commissioners submitted it to the decision of tho Judges, who, having confirmed the view taken by thc assignee, the Commissioners recom- mended a grant to be issued to thc latter, which was npproved of by the Lieutenant Governor. Previously to this, however, Mr. Garrett had taken possession of the estat...
To be delivered in Launceston. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 19 December 1845
To be delivered tn Launceston. j Adzes, carpenter's, I. Ilarhour Master's OIHce. Axes, felling, 22. Under Sheriff's Ofiicc. Axe handle«, 15. Difo. lilocks, 10 inch, double, 5. Harbour ^^aster's Office. Ditto, 5 inch, single, 5. Ditto. Hoses, mail, 12. PostT)Hicc. Brooms, hair, long, 9. Under Sherill's Office. Brushes, paint, large, 6. Harbour Master's .Of« ce. Ditto, small, 2. Under Sherill's Ofliee. Hru»lu'», scrubbing, 1«. Ditto. Ditto, whitewash, lt). Ditto. Candles, talloiv, 17H lbs. Ditto. Combs, ruck, 3. Ditto. Chain cable, ¡¡ ¡neb, 50 fathoms. Harbour Master's Olllcc. Compasses, carpenter^, 2 pairs. Ditto. Cotton, lump, 81 ounces. Police Ollice. Files, cross-cut saw, IS. Harbour Waster's Office. Forelocks, 1O0. Ditto. Gimlets, 12. Ditto. Gouges, large, 2. Ditto. Glasses for solar lamps, "2. Ditto. Lamps, 2. Police Office, Lanterns, dark, 2. Ditto. Lantern for Gaol, 1. Under Sheriff's Office. ? Loni, white, 221 lbs. Harbour Master's Office. Leather, chamois, 4 skin«. Ditto. Di...
TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION, &C. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 19 December 1845
TKKMS Ol' SÜBSC1UPTIÖN, Sec. The UiiSF.nVKK will Oe delivered in Town every Tuesday and Friday mornings. A Country Edition, containing the Intelli- gence received from Launceston, the Interior, or other places, on those days, will be posted in the evening. Sunscmi'TioN.- 10s. per quarter in ad- vance ; l'3s. credit. Anvr.imsi:.\ir.NTS.-Twelve lines and wi- der, '2s. 6d., and '2d. for every additional line, for each insertion. Considerable reduction on Advertisements continued for any length of time. Advertisements are received al the Publishing Office in Collins Street on Monday, till 12 o'clock, and on Thursday lill the same hour. Adver- tisers must state the number of insertions desired, on their Advertisements, other- wise they will be continued until counter- manded, and charged accordingly. iVb verbal communications attended to. *** COMMUNICATIONS for the Editor, or Orders for the Paper ami Advertisements, to be addressed, or left at "'Vue. On SKUVKII" Office, (Mn. Giíonci-: IÍ...
CORRESPONDENCE. The Editor of this Journal does not hold himself responsible for the opinions of his Correspondents. To the Editor of the Observer. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 19 December 1845
CORRESPONDENCE. Thc Editor of this Journal does not ftold himself re- sponsible for the opinions of his Correspondents, To the Editor of the Observer. Sin,-Tlie scattered inhabitants of those devoted districts in which it is proposed to leave life and property to thc mercy of the criminnls of tho empire, can feel, though their isolated position debars them of thc pleasure of publicly expressing, a grateful acknowledgment of thc powerful advocacy of the press, and the generous, but defeated efforts of thc late members of Council, in their behalf, they still regard with intense anxiety, the proceedings of the Legislature ; nu anxiety arising not from thc idle curiosity of the politician, but from a feeling which has deepened into conviction, that on the mensures of the Council depend their moral and social prosperity. It is pleasing to observe that every incident which lins recently transpired nt thc seat of Govern- ment proves a unity of feeling nnd opinion, hitherto without preceden...
ACCOUNTANT OF STORES' OFFICE. 13th December, 1845. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 19 December 1845
ACCOUNTANT OF STORES' OFFICK. 13/A December, 18-15. Tenders will bc received at this Ollie*, until 12 o'clock on Monday, the 20th i ns (mir, for supplying thc quantities of Firewood (consisting of dry She Oi»k only) tli.it may he required for thc service of the Colonial Government during* twelve months commencing on 1st January, 18 ¡ii. The probable consumption will he from 8 to 10 tons ptT week. The wood is to be weighed nt the Government weigh-brid^c, at thc expense of the Contractors ; and ta be delivered nt wiy liovern ment Kxtnblislnnent requiring n supply within half a mile of the New Wharf nt Hobart Town. Security for the due fulfilment of thc contract will he required, 1*,. J. RI A NI EY. Accountant of Stores.
Markets. HOBART TOWN, 18TH DECEMBER, 1845. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 19 December 1845
áSlarfccts.. ' I IIoiiAiiT Tow.v. Ib'Tit Di:cKMnnn, 1845. Vlient. ls. per bushel. Hurley. ls. ditto. Oats. ls. ditto. Maize. 3s. Cd. ditto. Hov, pressed .. X'3 10s. per ton. Ditto, loose_ £3 ditto Straw . ¿2 ditto. Potatoes. Xl 10s. to £'i. New Potatoes .. ld. to H per lb. Green Peas .... Td. to 8 per peck. Carrots. ls. to ls. (ld. per doz. Epes. fd. to ls. ditto. Cabbage. Od. to ls. ditto. Cauliilowcrs .. Is. (id. tn 2s. ditto. Onions, . none dried. Fowls ........ 2s. Cd. to 3s. per pair. Ducks. 4s. to 4s. Cd. ditto. Geese . ls. each. Turkeys . Ss. ditto. liutter. ls. 2d. lb. Apples scarce.. I Hs. per bushel. Shinnies . 4s. (iii. per thousand. Sawn timber .. 4s. Gd. per 100 feet. Posts and rails .. 20s. per loo. Paling. 4s. Gd. to 5s. ditto. She oak . 4s. Gd. per ton. (¡um. 3s. (id. ditto. Port Arthur coals "s. Od. ditto. Sydney ditto_ 30s. ditto.
MECHANICS' INSTITUTE. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 19 December 1845
MECHANICS' INSTITUTE. TUB President of the Institute, the Rev. J. Lillie, delivered on Friday evening the se- cond of a short course of lectures an Astro- nomy. Of his first lecture, delivered prior to Dr. Redford's, we were not able at the time to givo a report. Io it tho lecturer introduced the subject by adverting to the actual appearance of the heavenly bodies as they come under the no- tice of every common observer. Ho recom- mended that the astronomical student should commence by actual observation. Placing himself on an open field whero the whole ex- panse of ide heavens could bo seen his at- tention is directed to some particular part of tho heavens, say the belt of Orion, as a starting point, and from that he can easily ascertain, by the help of a celestial globe, the relativo position of other stars. Or let him rise before tho sun in the morning to mark nt successive periods tho place of the sun's rising.-Commencing on tho 21st of September, he will find that the sun rises...
CUSTOM HOUSE. HOBART TOWN. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 19 December 1845
CUSTOM HOUSE. j lioiunT TOWN. Return of Grain and Flour imported and ex. ported at thc Fort of Hobart Town, during thc week ended 12th December, 1815,inclusive: lMrORTS. JW. EXPORTS. Ont. Ni bushels. Flour. 21 tons. Return of Grain nad Flour imported nnrl ex-; ported nt the Port of Launceston, during the week ended 11th December, 1845, inclusive : IMPORTS. AU EXPORTS. Flour . 31 tons. \V. PROCTER, Actg. Collector.
SHIP MAILS. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 19 December 1845
SUM' MAILS. For Adelaide, viii Launceston, per Henry, tins tiny, nt Ii P.M. precisely. ï'nr Swan Uiver, via Adelaide, difto, ditto, ditto. l'or Mauritius, via Launceston, per Deborah, tliis tiny, nt .R» P.M. l'or Loudon, via Launceston, per KUzahcth Huck ham, on Tuesday, 30tli instant, at 5 ditto.
THE GAZETTE. ACCOUNTANT OF STORES' OFFICE. 13th December 1845. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 19 December 1845
ACCOUNTANT OT STORKS' OFFICU. necemier IB IS. Notice is heroin* given, that Tenders will be re- ceived nt this Ollice, mlttrcsscd M Tenders for Colonial Stores," until 12 o'clock on Wednesday, the 31st instant, for the supply of the following Articles, in such quantities, and at such times, as may be required during thc half-year commencing 1st J.-inuary, 1846*. Tho Stores ore to he delivered by tho Con- tractor! in detail upon .1 written requisition,signed by the hoad of ihü(lcpnrliiientrei|iiiring them ; who upon delivery of die articles, will ucknowlcge their receipt ut thc foot of the requisition, Samples are to be sent to this Office, unless otherwise directed in the following list ; and it is to be understood, that those articles of which samples cannot bc lum ¡shed must lie of good and unexceptionable quality. Any further information may he obtained on ap- plication nt this Olhce. To ie delivered in Hobart 7'oii-n. Axes, felling, ll. Ase handles, 12. Hugs, white slircp-skin, ...
MOUNTED POLICE OFFICE. 8th December, 1845. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 19 December 1845
MOUNTED POLICE OFFICE. 8th December, ISIS. Tenders will bc received by the Officer com- manding the Mounted Police, nntil 12 o'clock on Friday, the 2Gth instant, for the supply of Foraçe of a good quality for four Mounted Police Horses stationed nt Hohnrt Town, for six months com mcming on thc 1st January, ISIS. Thc tenders to state tl.e*price per ration, con- sisting of hay 12 lbs., oats 10 lbs., and straw 1 lbs. A F"inDin-.Win:oT, For the Officer Coming. Mounted Folice.
REPRESENTATIVE GOVERNMENT. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 19 December 1845
I . j REPRESENTATIVE GOVERNMENT. ; UUR reailers nro already informed Hint n ¡ publie meeting is to be held in thc Victorin j Theatre, to-morrow, for thc purpose of peti I tioning her Majesty and the Imperial l'nr ! liamcnt for the extension of Representative j Government to Van Dicmen's Lnnd. Wc trust the essentinl importance of the subject, independently of thc interest which recent events, nnd the well-sustnined ngitntion of thc Press have given it, will bc sufficient to attract to that meeting n larger concourse of respectable nnd intelligent people than per- haps lins ever been witnessed in this colony before. Wc trust also, for thc honour of tho colony, that thc entire proceedings of that meeting will be characterised by a spirit onthepnrtofthe people befitting thc occasion which shall have brought them together, and by n demeanour which shall do no dis- credit to themselves, or injury to thc great cause which will then be agitated. The very object and practical expediency of s...
SUPREME COURT.—CIVIL SIDE. WEDNESDAY, DEC, 10TH, 1845. Before His Honor Mr. Justice Monntagu, and Assessors. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 19 December 1845
SUPREME COURT.-CIVIL SIDE. WEDNESDAY, Before His Honor and DEC. 10TH, 1845. Mr. Justice Alonnta Assessors. In tho cases Reid v. Orr, Morrison v. Orr, Bank of Australasia v. Orr, Driscol v. Orr, verdicts were severally given for tho Plain- tiffs. The amount of tho several verdicts is between ¿£10000 and £17000. The Queen v. Lovett.-The Solicitor-Gene- ral with tho Crown-Solicitor was for the plaintiff; Mr. Francis Smith, Attorney, and Mr. Perry, for tho defendant. This was an action brought by the Go- vernment against Mr. John Lovett, master of the barque Eamont, which arrived in the port on the 10th day of April, 18-15, regis- tered burthen 277 77-94th tons, after n whaling trip, and was then on the day and year named, entered at the Custom House of Hobart Town, tho »ame being a port where an Officer of Customs then was and still is stationed. Tho declaration, after tho usual introduc- tory matter, set forth as follows, and which formed the ground work of action " That whereby and b...
PUBLIC MEETING OF THE V.D.LAND SUNDAY SCHOOL UNION. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 19 December 1845
rUBLTC MEETING OF TLTE V. D.LAND ' SUNDAY SCHOOL UNION. Tins meetin¡r was held on Monday evening" last, in thc Presbyterian Church, Mncquarie street. After prayer and singing;, the Rev. J, Lillie was called to tho chair. He said, I need scarcely tell you that wo arc mot in connection with tho Sunday School Union, n suciety which has for its object the training of children in the great doctrine of tho Gospel. Everyone admits tho necessity of such an institution, and wo consider that the human mind is so prone to evil, and that it davelopes this tendency at so earlynn nge.thatit behoves everyone of a right mind to assist in a work which is of so great importance to' every community. Dut in a country like this, whose youth is exposed to such temptation, whore example is so detri- mental to the virtuous principle, and where many parents neglect to give to their offspring that instruction which alono can lead them to virtue, it dovolves upon others to tako tho placo of their natural prot...