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MISCELLANEOUS SHIPPING. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 23 October 1860
' MISCELLANEOUS SHIPPING. The Mary Ann, Captam Vallentine, for Adelaide, took in us extra cargo yestor day 10 pockets hops shipped by Messrs. Muepherao» & Francis. Owing to a iiiisstulonieiil mude at the Customs House, Mre. Vallentine and Child were inserted as pas- sengers iii the cleavance. It should have been Mrs Vallentine, only. A barque, not made out, was signalled at sun- down. The Fooler Fyans from Recherche ropoits that tho Briton's Queen left the Bay on Sunday with 20 tuns sperm oil. i The Topsy cutter which loft on Sunday got »shore as she was working djwn, in Blackmail's Bay,-.|iut was got off with loss of rudder and some other slight damage.
THE EXPEDITION TO THE SOUTH. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 23 October 1860
THE EXPEDITION TO THE SOUTH. On Tuesday eieiuiig, Soptombei l8, notice was given that nu expedition waRin pioeossof oiganis ation foi the South to attack the íobcls wheie and whenever they could be mot with 02 i ank and ide of the Taiunalvi Rifles and Militia, with apiopoi tionato liumbci of ofhcoi s w ei e du ected to pi eparo themsel\ es foi a campaign of indefinito length.aiid to fall m opposite the Militia Olhco at G o'clock on the following morning On Wednesday as can easily be imagined the tow n was all bustle and tuimoU Cai ts in one pai t loading with ammunition, guns limbeung up, locket tub03 heiug placed ni caits, whilst towaids the Coinmissanat stoios many vehicles v ^i e di awu up to i oceive the tents,food,and othei api .tances requisito foi the suppôt t of up waulsofOOO mon All being m îeadmoss, the vauous coips miuched, tho 12th itndei the com maud of Captain Millet, bemg m advance, tho main body of tho 03th, uiidoi the command of Captain Strange, piecedmg tin aitdlcr...
HOBART TOWN MARKETS. Mercury Office, Monday Afternoon. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 23 October 1860
HOBART '.IOWN MARKETS. - V Jfereuril Office, Monday Afternoon. Wlif.it in /inn at 8s 3d pur bushel, but some arc holding for a higher figure. . For oats and burley the inquiry is very light! Hay has not suH'crednny ehungo, loose still fetch- ing from £'J 10.? lo £r¡ 10a per ton and country prnssed from Ü5 to X6. Potatoes aro much the same as at the close of last week. The intelligence received from Melbourne this morning ha&lt;5, if anything, given increased firmiu'.-'s to present prices-line colonial flour ntü20 per ton, «ad Chilian at £ l8. Bran Is -Id to ]si7J per bushel.
THE NEW ZEALAND WAR. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 23 October 1860
THE NEW ZEALAND WAR. AVo havo, via Sydney, dates from Taranaki, to tho 29th ult, Great dissatisfaction exists as to tho conduct of tho AVar. Iho New Zealander and the Southern Cross aro very severe on General Pratt, whom thoy aocuso of condemning tho largo forces under his command to a life of inaction. From the Taranaki Herald wo resume THE JOURNAL OF E VENTS. SEPTEMBER 15TH TO 22NI>. Saturday. September 15. From Boll Block wo hear that natives wore seen about tho r-itos of tho destroyed pahs, Tima and To Puke, yesterday; and a report is in town to-day that they aro on the Block this morning driving off stock. Two persons from the blackhouso had a very narrow escape yesterday. They were out riding in tho vicinity of the Puke pall, without arms, and, whilo looking at the ruins, a native, with a double barrelled gun slung ncross his shoulders, accosted thom, asking in English whether they were on tho Jook-out for cattle. Their position was perplexing enough. Without arms, all thoy...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 23 October 1860
MARRIAGES. On the 13th instant, by the Rev. G. Clarke, ISABELLA LOGAN, to ALFRED ALEXANDER BUTLER. DEATHS. On the 22nd instant, WILLIAM JAMES THOMP- SON, after twelve weeks' illness, son of Mr. Richard Thompson, of Melbourne-street, Hobart Town, aged 9 years and 7 months. o 24
THE MERCURY. TUESDAY MORNING, OCT. 23RD, 1860. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 23 October 1860
THE MERCURY. TUESDAY MORNING, OCT. 23RI>. ISIX). -«> THAT the position of the Church of England in this Colony excites tho solicitude of all its real friends, and especially of its BISHOP, is a circumstance that can create no surprise. It cannot be denied that from some causes or other, it fails to occupy its proper and natural position of power and usefulness. Yet as an ecclesiasti- cal organization it possesses many advantages. It is the o.luir.'ii of the large majority of the population, und of its most wealthy classes. It enjoys a considerable public endowment. Many of its clergy are faithful and energetic Chris- tian Ministers ; and if there ure some who are accounted in public estimation defective in many essential features of the pastoral character, theso , are not persons holding conspicuous places iu tho Church as the ministers of great populous dtstiieti, und we might assume therefore, that whatever evil influence they exerted upon its welfare would he confined to th...
SHIPPING. PORT OF HOBART TOWN. COASTERS INWARDS. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 23 October 1860
S H I P f 1 K &lt;K POUT OP lIOBAltT TOWN: COABTEU« INWARDS. October 22.-Curoli.ic, from night's lUy, will, timber; Foster Fyans, from Recherche, with timber, . Sistere, Port Esperance, timber. | HY SUBMARINE AND KMXTIMC TBI.WBAPir.1 MOUNT NELSON. October 22.-Wind, N.W¡ weather, fine, clear. Bar 30.05. Therm 47. Ozone 9.
MILITARY INSPECTION. VOLUNTEER ARTILLERY CORPS. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 23 October 1860
MIL/TA HY INSPECTION. VOLUNTEKR AUl'ILtDRY. CORPS. Hie Volnnt ci Ai Lil oi) Coip , undei t(ie com mpidot taplin laileton nssembled oi) piuulein tlje gioipid ¡¿ tho l)iirk of tia llntchpis Solioo) on foatuidii) uiecujooii, oi inspection by l/iciileiiiuu Colonel Bussell, Co m lauding and Ins) eotmg Olticci Hie Coips nun ched past the Inspecting Oillcoi in blow quick and doablo quel time mid haung gone tliuugh tho gieutei portion ot the niniiuil, 5 itl| '-lie ] lu loan OIÜIOIH, Ciptaiu Jailoton and tilo oil oowi lui ] mon oi tho Caip3 wolu nldiossul b) tho Colonel Comm Hiding Lioutouuut Colonel Knssoll said it was now his pie isiu0 duty lo say how much ho lia I boen plo iscd u id giatified at the inspection he li id just hud of th|s ( oi ni IT-> eju I not sav of o i]i e that ho was sm ¡hi io "I fit tho ofHolonoy with willoh tiley lu I gono thiough the csçielsc nu 1 i loieuieuls us he hal had tho oppoilimit) oi liol ingnttlieni dining the last week oi two and lind then ícnmilted tho ...
GENERAL HOSPITAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 23 October 1860
GENERAL HOSPITAL. 'Hie Boj.nl of Management mot on Tiiday when theio weie picaont -Messis Honty (Chniiinan) Maxwell, Regui frheeh}, Macdowell, bis ülhed, Benson, Sinai t, Doughty, and Blight mm It wusiesohcd that six invalids be sent lo Poit Ailinn, but thatauy luithot aiiangonieuts with the Coinptiollei Genei li be Hiispendel until the Po-ud asccitun «ha* accommodation cm bo atloidedby tjiu piûposcd altcialiousiiD tho Buck field tit Sjnaits illino «ai added &lt;o the Building Coiiiniittoi it wnsicbolied that Mi Sinnlos bo allowed XJO a} eui foi his sen ices as heb nous Inslinotoi at tho Hospital and Li iclfhclds Dcprt An estímate of the icpiiis lequuod at the Ooneial llospiUil and BiicWhlds w is hud bairne theUoaid, us follows -Casements, ishos, mil glazing the bael w randall of the m do llospilul, -£3M now 1 lichen .£.¿80, gas fittings £¿oO, laying on additional wa ei, A70, altoiatlous to the building litel} occupied by tho Coinptiollei Gcneiul, X 00, lepiuib and ultciutio...
SPRING BAY MUNICIPAL ELECTION. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 23 October 1860
SPlUNOr «AY MUNICIPAL ELECTION. The monotony of tins dull mid quiet township oí Triabunna, wa* relieved during the Jost week by the preparations that wera in progress- for the first election ol' councillors for the Jtuml Munici- pality of Spring Bay. Tho nominations wow miblished on the lath, and the election was held on tlio JOth jiistant. At noon on the 20th tho Ile turnîng Officer Jçljii Forster, Esq., declared the Voll iu tho front of the Snrlrig }Uy Hotel, to a largo assemblage of elector,! and'' fcipoat'uo'a with the following result : Gatehouse. 98 Pudd. HG Ordëbui-.;/(;". 82 Vicary ..'..'.'.'.'..'..,.,?,...,...... ^ Aubin....j..'.'.'.'..'.'..'.'.. iii) P. Simpson ..'......'.........'....'..'.'. Co Ciutyeuden ....'.'.'.'...'..'...'....'.'.'...'. 48 MereoUtb .,',,.,.,'...'..'..','....'.'. -14 JüdwiuTds '.'.'..'.'....'...'..:..'..'.. 37 fletcher-.V.............................. ".., ¡$ Tho fti'st »j? gontlomon were ucjrçrdingly elected. , ' ' ' The successful candidates than se...
POLICE OFFICE. SATURDAY 20TH OCTOBER, 1860. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 23 October 1860
POLICE OFFICE. SATURDAY 20TH OCTOBER, 18G0. BEFORE Mr. Tarleton, Police Magistrate, and Askin Morrison Esq. Two persons charged with drunkenness were &nbsp; fined 10s. each, and two offenders were fined 5s. each for making use of obscene language in the public streets COMMON DISTURBERS -Patrick Sullivan was charged by Sub-Inspector Dorsett, with being a common disturber of the public peace. Defendant denied that he was a common dis- turber. &nbsp; Sub-Inspector Dorsett proved that he appre- &nbsp; hended defendant who was beating a woman in &nbsp; the face, at the same time holding her by the hair. Proof having been also given that defendant had been several times lately convicted ot dislurbing the peace, &nbsp; The Bench called upon defendant to find sureties &nbsp; to keep the peace for three months, and m default &nbsp; coiniuitted him to pu on foi that penol Maiy A.1111 licemnii and Sophia Uoberts, weie also committed lo pt...
OUR PUBLIC WORKS. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 23 October 1860
I ? . I;;;UL^J j OUR PUBLIC WORKS. Ouït brief notice of Public Work* about to be forthwith proceeded with w«s fur from complete, consisting only of a catalogue of tho more important ones that suggested themselves. For the locution of the New Town Hull a noble site was long since presented to the City Corporation, and an Act bus now passed the Legislatur« uuthoiising a Loan of £10,000, i to enable tho Cou neil to proceed with the work. It is hoped that a handsome and substantial structure will soon bo raised to replace the wooden remains that urcnowtemporarifyemploy ed for civic uses. With reference to the Water i Works, we are happy to lo enabled t.o say that [ an actual commencement lias buen made, and tits the plans have beeu long pruposad, and the «ececsarv powers only wuited for fioni Pallia ment, there is every reason to believe that the progress wiH be rapid and the new water supply "of the Metropolis bo brought into operation in the course of a fe-w mouths, As nu appendage to...
DEATH OF MR. JOHN DUNN, M.P. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 23 October 1860
DEATH OF MR. JOHN DUNN, M.P. VERY great regret was caused throughout the Colony and especially in Hobart Town, hy in- telligence brought by the Salsette of the death of Mr. John DUNN, late M.P. for Dartmouth, I and formerly representative of this city iu the I Colonial Parliament. This melancholy event took placa on board the steamer Nemesis, during the passage of the Red Sea, uni! was caused by the excessive heal and the close and crowded condition of the vessel. Mr. Dew expired, after a brief illness of two days, duriug the whole of which time he remained speechless, on the 10th September. Another passenger, Mr. Boyd A. CUNNINGHAM, fell a victim to the same causes, having died ou the day preceding the decíase of Mr. DUNN, also of apoplexy. We ulso learn from the Melbourne papers that the lied Sea and the P. &0. Company's boats have recently proved fatal to a Mr. SPOFFORTH, a nierchaut of Colombo, who was returning from a visit to Victoria, where he hud made many friends. M...
THE ITALIAN [?]RA COMPANY. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 23 October 1860
THE ITALIAN OPERA COMPANY. Perhaps Italian Opera was seldom presented under greater difficulties than at the Theatre Royal last evening, and certainly never in the face of equal difficulties achieved a more genuine success. Il Trovatore was performed without, a chorus and almost without an orchestra. The piano which had been prepared for tho occasion was silent no instrumentalist having been found willing at almost a moment's notice and at first sight to read off the libretto of the opera. The few instruments that were available however, were in the hands of masters of their art Mr. Winterbottom on the double bass, and Monsieur Paltzer and Mr. Megson on the viola, played with great taste and execution, and did much to atone &nbsp; for the want of orchestral power. Of course in the absence of the pianoforte accompaniment the Opera was heard to disadvantage, but the magnificent singing and acting of Signor and Signora Bianchi made more than amends, and caused the audience to l...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 23 October 1860
WANTED-A Respectable "Woman as General Servant, one who knows her place and duty. Apply, after 12 o'clock, to Mrs. ROBERTS, 3G Argylc-strcet._ WANTED-A competent Grocer's Assistant, one accustomed to a retail business and who has some Colonial experience will be pre- ferred. Apply to the undersigned, JAMES STAPLES, Boney Dew House, Liverpool street. ANTED-A fast GIG HORSE. Apply to Dr. BRIGHT, Harrington House, Harrington-street. o 27 As Laundress.-Situation Wanted, ANEW arrival, fully competent, is desirous to engage in the above capacity ; no ob- jection to country. Apply D. Office of this paper. ?HrANTED-By a YOUNG MAN, who .is *" respectable, steady, and good looking, a PARTNER for LIFE. The Lady must be respectable', well educated, and must possess great personal attractions. Whoever may wish to answer this will please to address to G. A., Post Office, Oatlands, till called for. A LOVER OF THE LADIES. WANTED FOR THE COUNTRY-A .. j Single Man as Coachman, and to make himself gen...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 23 October 1860
fjiugeWiitei Tanks, Fittings Ä. Stores ex Isles of the ¡south-Wo ha%a boon lequcsted by W A Ouesdon & Co, to diieot attention to tho salo by publicauct on of tho Emigiant fittings,stoies,laige wütet tanks and sundi tos, o\ Isles of the South, winch tukoi placo at tho ï&lt;ow Whaif, tins day, Tuesday, commencing at 11 o clock Pmticular attention is lequested to tho watet tunl ?&lt; as thoy nie of asupeiior descnption and of valions sues -ADVI CHURCH oi EKOI VND MftiiNc.-Tho meeting of meinbeis of the Chuich of England convened by the Bishop will be held at tho Hw i nilton stieet school room this evennig 'Hie chun wall bo taken at seven o clock by His ÍACoUtncy the Ooveiuoi "MERCURY" SUMMARY. A few copies of the Summary, for Eng- land, remain on hand. Early application is necessary, the Mail closing this after- noon. THEATRE Eui AL. THIS TUESDAY EVEtflNG OOTOBER 23rd, 1860, Will ho presented the Opera of LUCBEZIA BOBGIA, IN WHICH SIGNOR BIANCHI, SIGNORA BIANCHI...