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MOUNTED POLICE OFFICE. 8th December, 1845. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 23 December 1845
MOUNTED POLICE OFFICE. 8th December. ISJö. Tenders will be received by thc Officer com- manding thc Mounted Police, until 12 o'clock on f riday, the 2fith instant, for the supply of Korase of a good quality for four Mounted Police Horses stationed nt Hobart Town, for six months com- mencing on the 1st January, 1S4G. - ihe '""^rs 10 »">te the price per ration, con- sisting of hay 12 lbs.,oats IO lbs., and straw -I lbs I A EA.nDLEy-Wii.jroT, I For thc Officer Coming. Mounted Folice.
MR. SMITH'S SPEECH CONTINUED FROM THE FOURTH PAGE. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 23 December 1845
MR. SMITH'S SPEECH CONTINUED FROM THE FOURTH PAGE. this statute has never been repealed, and is iKiw the law. If this should bo nctod on (and why should it not if good faith and in- tention are to be laid aside by tho Crown,) as I said before, thc new prim ls may be de- cided to be as bad us the old ones, until an Act of Council be passed to cure them. But, gentlemen, those same objections muy ope- rate against the interests of the Crown itself. In most of the grants reservations aro made. I The Crown may seek to resume what in good faith they would be entitled to ; bul the grantee says, " No ; 1 have been in posses- sion sixty years, and therefore, you cannot insist on your reservation ; the grants ore in foi nial." The shoe would then be on the other foot. The Crown would then, no doubt, hold up its hands in virtuous indignation,and would be astonished at such dishonesty on the part of the subject. Let mo not bo told thai this is a particular case. Gentlemen, the At- torney-Genera...
THE DEATH KNELL OF PROBATIONISM. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 23 December 1845
THE DEATH-KNELL OF PROHA- . TIONISM. Tun GOVERNOR, in one of Iiis speeches j in Council said, with reference to Proba tionism, " TJiat mucli lind been snid, nnd much had been written on it;" but in his next despatch to Lord Stanley, he may add, . Thnt the death-knell of the system has been rung.' Never wns thc voice of popular fcelingso unequivocally and powerfully expres- sed in condemnation of thc system as nt the Public Meeting on Saturday last. Ueforc the third resolution was put by the Chair- man, Mr. T. Macdowell stepped forward to move nu amendment to that part of it which condemns thc Convict System. But thc moment the people discovered his inten- tion to speak in praise of Probationism, their indignation broke forth in repeated hisses and groans, nnd with the utmost dif- ficulty thc chairman and other gentlemen procured him n hearing, In vnin, however, did Mr. Macdowell attempt to make his dose palatable by sweetening it with prnise of the main object of thc meeting-the peo...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 23 December 1845
T H^G T E. GOVERNMENT NOTICE. Colonial Secretary's Office, \"th December, 1 SIS. The Lieutenant-Govcrnor has been pleased to appoint, until thc Queen's pleasure be known, the following gentlemen to be Members of the Legis- lative Council of this Island: Frederick Lewis Von Steiglitz, Esquire. Edward Bisdee, Esquire. Ilenrv Recd, Esquire. Cornelius Driscoll, Esquire. John Leake, Esquire. Henry Hopkins, Esquire. By His Excellency's Command, J. E. BICHENO. GOVERNMENT NOTICE. Colonial Secretary's Oßcc, 19/A December, 18-15. The Licutennnt-Govcrnor lins been pleased to appoint, until thc Queen's pleasure bc known, l'ulcr Fraser, Esquire, Colonial Treasurer, to bc n Member of thc Legislative' Coilncil iii the plncc~ of thc Collector of Customs, absent from thc' Colony. Iiy His Excellency's Command, J. E. BICHENO. ACCOUNTANT OE STORKS' OFFICE. 131/1 December 1815. Notice is hereby given, that Tenders will he re- ceived nt this Office, addressed " Tenders far Colonial Stores," until 12 o'cl...
SUPREME COURT.—CIVIL SIDE. Before His Honor Mr. Justice Montagu and the following Special Jury:— [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 23 December 1845
SUPREME COURT.-CIVIL SIDE. ïîffore His Honor Mr. Justice Montagu and the following Special Jury ; Messrs. G. F. need, Foreman " David Ogilvie " Robert Jacomb ,, E. S. Sbnrland " Livingstone Henry Dickenson " John Mczgcr ,, John Ferguson " G. D. Holcombe " William Robertson ,, Henjamin Guy " Robert Durn THF. QUEEN ». FENTONS (CONTINUED) Hie case ior the L-rown being closed, ns reported in our last number, Mr. Smith rose for tlie defence. Mr. Smith.-May it piense your llonor, I submit tlint there is no case whntcver to go to thc jury. The information charges thc defendant with entering on thc posses- sion of the Queen, and it is necessary thnt they should provo tlint the entry was made on thc possession of thc Queen ; whereas, the evidence clearly shows that the entry, if entry there was, was on the possession of Mr. Patterson or other parties, who ex- pressly swore tlint they did not hold posses- sion for the Crown. I contend thnt this information is in the nature of nu nctiou of tre...
TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION, &c. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 23 December 1845
TE UMS Ol' SUliSCIUPTION, Sc. The OiisF.iiVF.R will be delivered in Town every Tuesday und Friday mornings. A Country Edition, containing the Intelli- gence, received from Launceston, the Interior, or other places, on those days, will he postal in the evening. SUIISCKII'TION.-10,«. per quarter in ad- vance; 13*. credit. AnvKiiTisEMUNTR.-Twelve lines and lin- tier, '2.1. Gd., and '¿il. for every additional line, for each insertion. Considerable reduction on Advertisements continued for any length of time. Advertisements arc received at the Publishing 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, and charged accordingly. Ko verbal communications attended to. *Nt* CoMMUNiCATiONs/wr the Editor, or Orders for the Paper and Advertisements, to be addressed, or left at "Tim Oll snuvEu" Office, (Mu. Oiconoi: ...
GREAT PUBLIC MEETING!!! [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 23 December 1845
GREAT PUBLIC MEETING!!! IN accordance with n requisition to thnt effect, published by thc Sheriff, n meeting of the i'rec colonists took pince in thc Thea- tre, on Saturday Inst, to pptition her Majes- ty, thc Queen, and both Houses of Parlia- ment, for Legislation by Representation for the colony. The meeting was called for two o'clock, and shortly after thnt hour every part of thc Theatre was crowded. A tnhle and elmira were plnced on the stnge for the chairman and those who were se- lected to move thc resolutions, but the back of thc stage was also crowded hy gentlemen of weight and standing, from ail parts of thc colony. Thc Sheriff enme forward shortly after two o'clock, and having stated that he had called thc meeting in compliance with a most respectably signed requisition, he left it to the meeting to elect their chairman, expressing a hope that the meeting would be conducted in an orderly manner. . . ' When Mr. Kemp entered cheers arose from all parts of tho house, and were...
THE GAZETTE. COMMISSIONERS' OFFICE, 9th December 18[?]5. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 23 December 1845
COMMISSIONlillS' OFFICE, fl/A Oecmn/ier. IRV.». Notice is hereby given, that tho following Claims for Granta will bo ready for examination, liv the Commissioners appointed for that purpose, upon or immediately after thc Oth ilay ol February n» xt, on or before which day any caveat or counter claim must he entered. Alexander M'Leod, Rolph's Bay, Monmouth, 100 ncres. (Originally two locations of SI) acres each to John M'Leod: applicant chums as hcir at law.) Bounded on thc north cast hy IO chains ll) links south-easterly as now fenced along n location to Richard Message since granted to George Stokell and along n location to William Stnllnrd since granted to Edward l'aine lintier and Joseph William Woolley commencing nt the west angle of the first-mentioned location on Pipe- clay Lagoon, on the; south cast hy 2-1 chains PO links south-westerly ns now fenced along William Stallard's locution aforesaid to Pipeclay Lagoon, thence on the south west by 3 chains 90 links extending north-wes...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 23 December 1845
DIED—On the 21st instant, Mr. HUGH MUR- RAY, Wine and Spirit Merchant, Hobart Town. The Funeral will take place on Wednesday, the 24th instant, at 2 o'clock, in the after- noon, from his house in Colville-street, when his Friends are invited to attend, and to dis- pense with a more formal invitation.
THE PUBLIC MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 23 December 1845
THE PUBLIC MEETING. IN this day's publication we give a copious report of thc proceedings which took place at the meeting held on Saturday last, in the Victoria Theatre, for the purpose of pcti. tioniug the Queen and both ITouscs of I'nrlinment for Representative Government. We congratulate thc colony on the character and proceedings of that meeting; for in every respect it proved creditable to the community, and satisfactory ns a derron strntion of public opinion. Never, perhaps, was there seen so crowded and deeply interested an nndience within the walls of that Theatre. On this occasion no gny nmuscmcnt or gaudy spectacle was expected to lure thc fancy and attract thc idle ; huta deep impulse mid one common interest drew together a mighty concourse of intelligent and thinking men of every grade of the free population. The cause that had called them together was a holy and n common cause, and men of nil classes mid denomina- tions met nnd mingled, without distinction, to express t...
LOCAL INTELLIGENCE. ADVANTAGES OF THE PROBATION SYSTEM. GOVERNMENT NOTICE. No. 166. Colonial Secretary's Office, 10th Dec., 1845. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 26 December 1845
LOCAL INTELLIGENCE. AIlVANTARKS OF Tili: JMtOUATlüN SYSTEM. GOVERNMENT NOTICE. No. Iii«. Ciilunial Secretary'* Office,\Qt?¡ Dee., 18-1.1. Thc l/iciiiciiaiit-Govcriior hat been pleased to appoint Mr. Janies Davis to he Inspector ut Stock at Maria Island. Hy his Excellency's Command, J. E. lllCHKNO. Thc above-mentioned appointment is wholly for convict purposes ; but wc have little doubt thnt the salary of the Inspector xviii be paid from thc coloninl funtls ! If wc are in error, we shall be glad to bc cor- rected. ltomiKitY.-On Saturday night lash thc Jews'Synagogue in Argylc-strcct was broken into, and the nltnr pinto was abstracted. A portion of thc crimson silk velvet was also removed from thc inside of the ark. ADJOURNED INUUKST.-The adjourned inquest on thc body ol' Achim Clarke wits held at thc '* Tasmanian Hotel," on Mondny last. Several witnesses were examined, but nothing could bc elicited which would lend to the identity of thc two men by whom he was knocked down. The polic...
CORONER'S INQUEST. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 26 December 1845
COHONKIt'S INQUKST. ON Monday last an Inquest was held at Allison's Wine .Vaults, Liverpool-street, on view of the body of a female child which was found in thc water off Franklin's "Wharf, on that morning. John lîowc.-I am a prisoner of thc Crown, employed on the Franklin Wharf; I saw the body of the female child I have just seen in thc Hospital, in thc water near thc Whnrf, this morning; thc body was sunk itt thc water; I found it about twenty minutes before nine o'clock ; the body was partly wrapped in thc towel in which it now is ; the legs, thighs, and part of thc back, were bare ; there was a mark of violence on thc neck, near thc shoulder, which seemed as if it had been bruised ; it wns epposite thc hut where wc cook our meals j the water is about four feet deep there; I was work- ing there yesterday, and I did not see it there ; I should have seen it, if it had been there. John Halladay.-I am a prisoner of thc Crown; this witness, who pulled thc body out of thc water, corrob...
Shipping Intelligence. HOBART TOWN. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 26 December 1845
á?Jjíp£iínrr ïntdlifrrurc. IIOIÎÀRT TOWN. ARRIVALS. December 23.-Ship Canine/, 30,5 tons, Hol- tum, master, from Stoiningtou May 30, with 120 barrels black oil. nKPATCTUUKS. December 2 k-Schooner ./ulm Charlotte, 93 tons, Patterson, mnster, for Port Albert. December 21.-Schooner Jahn, -19 tons. Smith, master, for Launceston. I'nojtxTt-D nu'AmrnKs. Hunpie Wallaby, 25ß tons, for South Sens 2rth instnnt. Iturque Tasmania, 502 tons, for Sydney, with troops, 27tb inslniit. IM POUTS. t'essels reported intrants during the week. Mt. RX PORTS. Vessels reportetl outwards during the week: Per Jahn and Charlotte, from Port Albert.- 7 bags potatoes, 1 dozen milk lins, 2 casks bottled beer, 2 boxes raisins, 3 brigs flour, (i. Huller; 1 cask beer, Mr. Storey ; (! bags flour, 1 bag oats, 2 packages wearing upparel, IJ chests ten, 2 bugs sugar, P. Patterson ; 2 eases slops, calicoes, Ac., II. Lewis & Sons. VKSSL'LS IN ILVnilOUIt. Jane Frances, Kerr & Hogle, ngents ; destination, Lond...
Markets. HOBART TOWN, 26TH DECEMBER, 1845. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 26 December 1845
iïlarUctô. IICIHAUTTOWN, 'JCTII DI'.RRMIIKR, J8&lt;r>. Wheat. .IM. Ind. to ls. per bushel. Hurley. -ls. ditto. Out«. I.s. ditto. Maize..'ls. (id. ditto. Hay, pressed .. .1*3 10s. per ton. Ditto, loose.... X.'i ditto Str.-iw . X'2 ditto. Potatoes.?1 Ids. lo JC'i. New Potatoes .. 1 d. to J \ per lh. Creen Peas .... 7d. to S per peek. Currots. ls. to ls. (id. per doz. Ktres. ¡lil. to ls. ditto. Cuhhnire. lld. to Is. ditto. Cuulitlowers .. ls. lill, to lis. ditto. Onions, . none dried. l'uwls. 2s. (jd. to .'ls. per pair. Ducks. ls. to ls. till, ditto. (ícese . -ls. each. Turkeys ...... Tts. ditto. lintier. ls. ¡id. lb. Apples scarce.. 1 Hs. per bushel. Shingles . .ls. lui. per thousand. Knun timber .. ls. Gd. per lilli feet. Posts nnd rnils .. 20s. per 1ÜI). Pnlhie; . ls. Cd. lo Ss. ditto. She oak . 4s. (id. per ton. (iiim. .'ls. lid. ditto. , IW Arthur coals 7». Oil. ditto. Sydney ditto_ .10s. ditto. j
TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION, &c. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 26 December 1845
TERMS OE SUnSCRUTION, ¿c. The O ns i&lt;: ii vu H will he delivered in Town every Tuesday and Friday mornings. A Country F.ditinn, containing thc Intelli- gence received from Launceston, the Interior, or other placen, on those days. Kill he ¡muled in thc evening, Suuscim'TioN.-IO«, per quarter in ad- vance ; 1Hs. creilit. An VK RT i s KM KN TS.-Twelve lines mid un- der, '2s. Iii/., amt 2d. fur every additional line, for each insertion. Considerable reduction on Advertisements continuedfor any length of time. Advertisements arc received ut the Publishing Office in Collins Street nn 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, and charged accordingly. A'o verbal communications attended to. *** (îoMJniNiCATioxsy!ir the Editor, or Orders for thc l'ttper and Advertisements, to be addressed, or left at "TIIK On SKKVKii" Oßice...
QUARTER SESSIONS. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 26 December 1845
QUAKTER SESSIONS. At Hobart Town, on Monday tho 29th day of December. Also nt thc some pince on Monday, the nth (ky of Jnnnnry next, nt ll) o'clockin thc forenoon, for the trial of prisoners, hearing of appeals and con- sideration of the Kates and Tares of Licensed Carters and Hontnien.
THE OBSERVER. HOBART TOWN, FRIDAY, DEC. 26. OUR CUSTOMS' DUTIES. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 26 December 1845
THE OBS_EIiVEE. HOBART TOWN, FRIDAY, DEC. 2(i. OUR CUSTOMS' UUTIKS. As thc time approaches when we may hope to see the Colonial Treasury escape the spo- liation of our Imperial Lords, we trust tlint his Excellency's attention will early bc di- rected to a new regulation of the Revenue. Thc important interests which have leen partially sacrificed to secure a sufficient supply may be spared when the colony is relieved from the expense of police and gaols. The ports of our colonies should be universally free, relieved from every charge which might discourage intercourse and contract adventure. The South Australian authorities thought fit to impose exorbitant demands, which might be borne by vessels freighted with thc fleece of Jason, but were ruinous to a trivial commerce. The conse- quence was the blockade of thc port, not by warlike interference, but thc not less power ful obstruction of insupportable exactions. Tlie partiality of the friends of Colonel Gawler has exhibited this poli...