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PUBLICANS' LICENSES. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 26 December 1845
l'UBMCANS' UCENSKS. At Hobart'I own, on Monday, tho 2nd day of I'ehrunry, nt tho Court of Requests' Koon), at ll) o'clock in the forenoon, for the consideration of applications fer permission to transferor continue existing Licenses, and for certificates of approval of new Incenses hoing granted for the Police Dis- trict of Hobart Town (including Kangaroo Point.)
MOUNTED POLICE OFFICE. 8th December, 1845. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 26 December 1845
MOUNTUU l'OI.lCK OtfrTCH. 8th December, 1815. Tenders will bc received by tho Officer com nmmling thu Mounted Police, until 12 o'clock on I'riiliiy, the 2(Uh instant, for the supply nf Kornga ufa good quality for four Mounted Police Horses Hiutioncd ut Ilob.irt Town, for six months com ínetuiug on the 1st January, IStfï. The tuiitlur» to state thc price per ration, con- sisting of liny 12 lbs., outs 1U lbs., nod straw -1 lbs. A. K.MIDI.lJY-Wll.MOT, l'or tho Officer Coining. Mounted Police.
ACCOUNTANT OF STORES OFFICE. 13th December, 1845. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 26 December 1845
ACCOUNTANT Ol' STORKS' OPTIC!-. VU A December, IH 15. Tenders will lie- received at this Office, until 12 o'clock on Monday, the Ü'Jth ¡ustanr, for supplying the quantities ni' Firewood (consisting ol' dry She Dak only) that may hr required for the service nf the Colonial Cm.'rmih'iit during twelve mouths cot nut cnn ut; on ls' January, Ititi. Thu probable consumption will he from S In 10 Inna JUT weeli. The wood is to he weighed nt the Government weigh-bridgo, at the expense of the Contractors; and to bi- delivered at ¡my linvcrii iiicnt establishment requiring a Mtp|ty within half a mile of the New Wharf at Hobart Town. Security for the due fulfilment of ihe contract will lie required L. J. MANI RV, Aecouutnnt of Stores. COMMISSIONS US' OFFICE. I OM December, 181 fi. Notice is hereby given, that Tendais will he re- ceived at this ()l!i*-e» tinlil 12 o'clock on Tuesday, lim .'J»th instant, for advertising. d»rinir the yc.'.r I8 lfî, Chums to Grants of Laud in three successive niunh...
"SECRETS OF THE WINE TRADE. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 26 December 1845
" SECRETS OF THE WINE TRADE. "There, now sir ! to prove how much gentlemen m ny he mistaken ; I assure you, sir, I'm au honest man, I never had but two sorts of wine in my cellar-port and sherry." " How ! when I myself have tried your claret, your-" " Yes, sir-my claret, sir. One is obliged to give gentlemen everything they ask for, sir ; gentlemen who pay their money, sir, have a right to bc served with whatever they please to order, sir-espe- cially the young gentlemen ¿rom Cam- bridge, sir. " I'll tell you how it was, sir. 1 never would have any wines in my house, sir, but port nnd sherry, because J knew them to be wholesome wines, sir ; and this I will say, sir, my port and sherry were the-very -best I could procure in nil England-" " How ! the best ?" "Yes, sir-at the ¡iricc I paul fur them. Hut to explain the thing nt once, sir. You must know, sir, that I hadn't been long in business when I discovered that gentlemen knew very little about wine, but that if they didn't find som...
NEW ZEALAND. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 26 December 1845
NEW ZEALAND. Tun schooner Joseph Cripps, Wiukstonc Commander, nrrived nt this port on Tues- day, with a cargo consigned to Mr. G. J. Yutes. She sailed Iront New Zealand No- vember 1/th, and brings news to thc l.)th. AllRIVAL. OK THE NliW GOVERNOR. Thc Hon. H. I. Company's Sloop-oi'-wnr Elphinstone, Captain Young, arrived in our harbour last evening, (November 1-ltb,) with Captain Grey, our new Governor, from Adelaide. Major Kobe, who was appointed successor to Governor Grey, when nt Gib- raltar, where he held thc ollicc of Military Secretary, arrived at Bombay on the (¡th August. On thc 2Gth August he sailed for, nuil nrrived at Adelaide on thc Ulli Oct. With thc Governor have nrrived Mrs. Grey, Dr. Knight, and family. In thc El- phinstone there is nlso considerable specie, brought from Adelaide to thc amount of .?fc'GOOO, being thc surplus revenue that thc flourishing colony of South Australia lias tendered for thc service of New Zealand. At notnbny hy directions from England, abov...
THE STATUTE OF JAMES. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 26 December 1845
Tritt STATUTE OF JAMES. I . WK copy from thc Lminccxttm Advertiser thc following petition, now in course of .signature, t thnt thc Statute of Janies may bc declared in force in this island, and we trust that this iiuestiou may be settled hy- the Local Government without any further delay : Tn Iiis Excellency Sir J. E. E. WILMOT. Hart. Lieutennnt-Governor ol'Van Diemen'* Land end its Dependencies, ¡Sc., nnd the Honourable the Lcttistativc Council, The Memorial ol'the Undersigned, free llritish Subjects, resident in tile said Colony, 1U: s r I:CT I' u L i.v S ii KW KT ii That your Memorialists are directly or indirectly interested in the Until settlement ol' the question which hus so long agitated the public mimi re- lative to the application ol' the Act Janies I., en tilled "An Act to admit the subject to plead lite general issue ill informations of intrusion brought in behalf of the Kind's Majesty, und to mniuiuin his possession unlit Irin),"-which Act has been declared by the (Joee...
PORT PHILLIP. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 26 December 1845
FORT PHILLIP. WE linve received Port riiillip papers to thc loth instant. The all-engrossing "Separation" question, appears to he the order of the day, nnd to carry out this, Mr. Cunningham was on the eve ol' sailing to England as their delegate, tn enforce the claims of Port Phillip.-The blight and the smut had made their appearance among the wheat crops, and nu insect which they term thc fire fly had devastated thc potato crops. -Mr. Justice A'Becket was expected to arrive by thc Shamrock steamer, to relieve Mr. Justice Thcrry, who proceeds to Syd ney.-Several wool sales reported to nave taken place, anil tlie prices obtained were emoted at from ls.-lil., to ls. ti.I-A dreadful murder bad been committed in the Geelong District, on n person unknown, niul who was a perfect stranger in the country. He is described ns being a good-looking young ma», somewhat less than thirty years of age, nnd represented himself ns having been mate of the Andromache, which ship he left nt Sydney ; he ...
PETITIONS [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 26 December 1845
PETITIONS For an Elective Assembly, lying for signa- ture at IUrfbot's Stationery Warehouse, Murray-street : To lier Mont Graciola Majesty Vic- toria, Queen of the United Kingdom of Creal Oritain and Ireland: The humble Petition of the Free Colonists of Van Diemen'* Land, in Publie Meeting assembled. SlIEWETI! : 1. That in again approaching Your Majesty as Petitioners, we beg to renew the assurances of our loyalty anti devotion, and of our attachment to thc constitution of that Empire over which we trust your Majesty will long reign, possessed of the affection of your subjects in every quarter of the worM. 2. That our prirent Petition is for a Repre- sentative Legislature, the right to which we pos'.ess under the Hriti.sh Constitution. j 3. That the present system of transportation to , thi» island of all the convicts of the empire having proved a total failure, both as regards the five selliers and the convicts themselves, must soon he discontinued ; hut while it lasts, it strength...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 26 December 1845
AT WOOLLEY S UPHOLSTERY WAREHOUSE Es « JAWS FRANCES» and ' ROYAL ARCHER.' Brussels, Imperial, and Kidderminster Carpets, SUPERIOR PATEIT HEARTH RUGS, WORSTED, YARN, AND WILTON HEARTH RUGS. ALSO, A GREAT VARIETY OF ÔAÏPIÎÏÎ Os !?1LA1Í5>? I?AlPIîilM) S>(D®5ÄS &lt;& SîAILILSo PRINTED DRUGGETTS AND INDIA MATTING, Sheepskin and Thread Wats of all Colors, HIIIilïIIIlOilllMSliiil TOILET, SWING, AND DRESSING GLASSES, LINEN CARPET COVERS, WORSTED TABLECLOTHS, jFtomtfure -/mfr äxrfä #i3ît#>£> FRINGES OF Alala COLORS, Iron Bedsteads, Fenders, Fire-Irons, Sfc- Sf c. HARE'S PATENT FLOORCLOTH, OF ALL DIMENSIONS. Liverpool-street, November 27. MECHANICS' INSTITUTION, rilli K Members of thc nbovc Institution nrc in JL formed that the Library will be closed for the issue of liooks on and from this date, until after thc Annunl General Meeting, in nccordnncc with the l.'lth Hide. And in order to enable the Libra- rian to make up thc Library, as is required nt the terminatio...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 26 December 1845
TO BE SOLD BY PRIVATE COrlTRACT. BFRANCIS, intending I" close his ntriii-s, . prior to Iiis leaving I lie Colony, oilers fur Sale, hy Private Contract, until February next, tho undermentioned Properties, anti if not disposed of Privately hy that lime, they will he submitted lo l'utilic Competition. Ti HST.-That Handsome Collage, within half-a mile ol' the Itridgc, (situate on thc East Tamar, Oem ge Town limul), where he al pi osent resilles, the Cottage contains seven Hooius, exclusive of Store anil Cellar, ntl excellent Oven in the Kitchen, muí other conveniences, each Room is handsomely Painted Ol' Papered. Thc Out-houses consist of out-door Kitchen, Seed House, Wood House, Dairy, Fowl House. Coach House, and Sinhlilli', lhere is uti excellent Wi ll ol water on tlie premi- ses, mid a first rule (¡arden, stocked willi every vegetable in henson, and upwards of two hundred choice I'rilit Tree;-, il is allowed by al! who have seen ibo Premises, lo be the most Coinp.i"t, Hand- some Cot...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 26 December 1845
FOR LONDON. (To nail on ¿he 01h January.) T II F. fine first-class barque " J ANF, FRANCES," 450 lons register, William Crosby, Commander, having now nearly completed lier loading, will clear nt the Custom House on the 8Ü1, und positively sail for the nbovu port on Friday, thc »th January, on which morning passengers arc requested lo be- nn board. For further particulars, apply to Capt. Crosby on board, or to KERR BOGLE, & Co. New Wharf, Dec 2G, 1815._ FOR LONDON. (To sail on the 25/A January.) THE well known regular trniler, Derwent, 450 tons register, INNES XI'PHERSON, Commander, having ^"«OT«, all her dead weight on board, and greater part of her wool engaged, will sail for the nbove Port on the 25th January. This fine vessel has still room for after, intermediate passengers, for which only application is requested to bc made to the Commander on board or to A. MORRISON, or to KEMI, BOGLE, & Co. New Wharf, 4th Dec. 1815._ FOR. LONDON. (To fallow the " Dement.) T II...
THE GAZETTE. GOVERNMENT NOTICE. Colonial Secretary's Office, 17th December, 1845. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 26 December 1845
THE GAZETTE. &nbsp; GOVERNMENT NOTICE, Colonial Secretary's Office, 17th December, 1845 The Lieutenant-Governor has been pleased to appoint, until the Queen's pleasure be known, the following gentlemen tn he Members of the Legis- lative Council of this Island : - Frederick Lewis Von Steiglitz, Esquire. Edward Bisdee. Esquire. Henry Reed, Esquire. Cornelius Driscoll, Esquire. John Leake, Esquire. Henry Hopkins, Esquire. by His Excellency's Command, J. E. Bicheno
STEAMER FROM CHINA. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 30 December 1845
STEAMER FROM CHINA. U.M. \Var-stenmcr Driver arrived on Sun- day" morning from China, having been forced to make her passage by sniling, iu consequence of her boilers being worn through. The Driver is upwards of 1000 i tons, and furnished with engines of 280 j horse power, by which, when in order, she j is propelled 13 knots an hour. She is flush on deck, and carries four long 2S pounders, two of which are housed in mid- ships, one forward and the other aft, be , sides several guns and mortars. She is . manned by 17.r> crew, including marines and ri ymrty ol' marine artillery for bomb and rocket exercise. The interior of the vessel, especially her engine-room, is remarkably well arranged for active service. She made tho passngc from Swan Uiver in eleven days, having left Hong Kong on the 28th September with the Castor steamer, with thc intention of making thc enstern passage. In thc China Seas she was taken by n ty- phoon which carried her out of her course, did some trilling dam...
DR. LANG TO THE PRESBYTERIANS OF NEW SOUTH WALES. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 30 December 1845
»ll. LANG TO THE PllKSHYTHRIANS OF NEW SOUTH WALKS. CimiSTiAN l'un.NHS AN» 1ÍUI;TIIHKN,-As n crisis of tlic grcntcst importance-for thc cause in which 1 have hitherto been embarked, ns thc senior minister of the Presbyterian Church, of this colony-has unexpectedly arrived, both in the mother country and in this colony, 1 deem it in- cumbent upon mc, with a vie* to improve that crisis for thc advancement of thc interests with which I have thus been identified for upwards of twenty-two years past, to proceed once more to Europe, as soon as possible after the corps of ministers i nm expecting out from Scotland shnll have arrived in thc colony, ami proceeded to their respective stations, which will probably bc nbout thc middle of January next. I should not indeed have mentioned the subject publicly till these ministers had actually nrrived, were it notthnt the circumstance* that render my contemplated voyngc expedient and necessary, also render it exceed- ingly desirable that I should r...
INTERNAL REVENUE OFFICE. 19th December, 1815. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 30 December 1845
INTERNAL REVENUE OFFICE. 191h Decemlirr, ISIS. Dcedí of Grant in favour of thc under-men- tioned individual* are now ready to be issued rm payment of tho amounts due thereon to the Crown : George Best, Ir. tip., Launceston "Winiam Bastian, lr. 2p., Hobart Town T. H. Iîartlrv, P. Oakden, and .1. Headlam, 2150a.. Harrietsham David Dunkley, lSr., Hobart Town Iti.-liürd Joni's, (tcrtius) Ir. »lip., Hobart l'arLIi ?lnsi-nli & -Tollii Muir, 2r. 10p. üitto William Harris, lr. Sp., Hobart Town I Francis Allison, I ISla., Lennox P. I'BASEIl, Colloclor of Inlcrnnl Revenue'
TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION, &c. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 30 December 1845
TKllMS OP SUIiSClinTIOX, Sc. I The O ns K nv KU will he ilelivereil in Town every Tuesday anti Friday monilnr/s. A Country liditian, rontm'nhi// tin- Intelli- gence rereleeil from launceston, the Interior, ur other piares, on those days, will lie ¡rnteil in the evening. Siriisouu'TioN,- I OÍ. per quarter in ad- vance; \',\s. credit. Anvr.rtTisr.MENTS.-Ticelrc linet and un- der, '2s. Cul., ami ld. for every additional line, for each insertion. Considerable reduction on Advertisements continue/I for any lenyth of time. Advertisements are received at the Publishing Office in Collins Stree/ on Monday, till 1 - o'cinch, and on Thursday till the same hour. Adver- tisers must state the number of insertions desired, on their Advertisements, other- wise they will he continued until counter- manded, and charged accordingly. jVb verbal communient inns attended to. *%* COMMUNICATIONS /of the Kditor, or Orders for the ¡'aper and Advertisements, to be addressed, or left at "TUB OB SKRVKK" Office,...
AUDIT OFFICE. 20 th December, 1845. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 30 December 1845
AUDIT UFK1CK. 20 ih December, 1815. Warrants for Commirent Expenses sent lo I hr Colonial Treasury fi>r Payment, between the. KUI) of tile current month anil this date : J. Cahill, firewood Dickenson Profiters, ditto W. Il,.-bru, ditto .1. Clark, provisions I, . Williams, forage 1). Kelly, transport J. Price, allowance, cVc. E. If. E. Walker, transport F. Midejcv, jury list I". II. Ilaymes, f.nciiiK (!. Ilramwcll, provisions Dickenson llrolhers, stores W. Kout, ditto Eashv & Kobertson, repairs W. II. Ullin, timber Tlie Port Ollicer, to pay ivajres, He. W. Tarleton, emitter's fees IC. C. M'Carihv, medical attendance. .1. Weston, ilitio J. P. liowe, ditto W. Sercombe, ditto II. Ilritrht, ditto IC. M'l.eay, ditto M. I.aekcv, provisions C. N. Campbell, ditto W. M. Dean, ditto T. llurbiirv, ditto W. I,. Coodwin, neivsp.-ni.TS T, lirowne, t-tationery J. Lester, ditto J. Solomon, stores J. Scott, survevintr ll. E. Hornett,' ditto C. Woodward, ditto Hi v. W. lücltarilson, parsona...
CAPT. STANLEY, R.N., COMMANDING HER MAJESTY'S SHIP CALLIOPE. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 30 December 1845
GAIT.STAN U)\, K.M., COMMANDING HER MAJESTY'S SHIP CALLIOPE. NOTHING but thc speedy departure of Cnptidn Stanley could have induced us to bo silent on his highly improper conduct on the day of Ins landing. Having arrived nt thc moment wc went to press, and sailed be- fore our next publication, wc lind no oppor- tunity to administer to him thc reproof he so richly deserved. \Vc were, however, glnd to rend the animadversions on his con- duct contained in thc Cornier, and should not have returned to the subject had not our contemporary been attacked by thc Co- lonial 'rimes, for having dared to censure thc vice of drunkenness-n vice which lias brought more misery on thc human race than almost any other that could be named. Whatever excuses might bc allowed to drunkenness in former times, habits so subversive of morality should be discounte- nanced in private men, but rebuked and punished in the officers of the Crown. A ninn witli n sword in his hand to render himself incnpnblcof distin...
THE OBSERVER. HOBART TOWN, TUESDAY, DEC. 30. JUVENILE DEMONSTRATION. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 30 December 1845
THE OBSERVER. IK)«AKT TOWN, TUESDAY, DEC. 31). .TUVKXII.K DKMONSTHATIOX. LAST Friday thc usual Annual Meeting ol" the Snljliath Schools belonging to tho Wesleyan, Presbyterian, Independent, mid lîaptist Churches, tonk pince. The chil- dren of the various Schools were conducted by their teachers from their respective places of tuition, to St. Andrew's Church, where they were addressed by the Hov. Mr. Hell ol' St. John's, in ¡1 very affectionate niul appropriate discourse. There were estimated tn he about a thousand children present on this occasion ; and never, wc venture to say, did thc Church of St. An- drew's present so interesting a sight, than when filled by this juvenile congregation, and their delighted friends. After the brief and simple service per- formed on this occasion was concluded, these little bands of christian recruits de- ployed in rank mid file under their dis- tinctive banners, and marched with their teachers to the Govcrment Paddock. Here thc little army formed ...