ELEPHIND.COM search the world's historical newspaper archives
From:  To: 
click here to view elephind tips
Elephind Tips
To find items containing all the words:
John Quincy Adams
Simply type the words:
John Quincy Adams
To find items containing the exact phrase:
John Quincy Adams
Put the phrase in quotes:
"John Quincy Adams"
To find either of the words:
president, congressman
Type OR between the words:
president OR congressman
For more tips take a look at the search tips page.
bubble pointer to elephind tips
click here to subscribe our mailing list
Search limited to
Clear all
Title: Mercury, The Delete search filter
Elephind.com contains 3,374,316 items from Mercury, The, samples of which are listed below. All items from this newspaper title are freely available and can be searched from the search box above. You may also search the entire collection of 2,949 newspaper titles in Elephind.com.
3,374,316 results
SHOCKING CATASTROPHE ON MONT BLAN [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 25 October 1860

SHOCKING CATASTROPHE ON MONT BLAN On tho 15th instant, three English travellers, namely, Mr. S. M. Rochester and Mr. F. Vavassoiir, both of Cardiff, and Mr. B. Fuller, of London, left tho Mont.auvert, nearCliamouny, at fivo o'clock in tho morning, with the intention of crossing the Col du Gcant, for Cormayour, attended by three guides, of whom Frederic Tnirrnz, the brother of tho well-known Joan Tairraz, who keeps the Ho- tel do Mont Blanc Aosta, was tho chief; a porter carrying thoir knapsacks. ¡Some i timo before they reached tho summit a thick fog carno on, accompanied by a storm of hail and rain. Tho travellers woro extremely fatigued by tho longnscont, rendered more difficult by a roeont fall of snow, into which thoy sank up lo their knees. This, and tho stato of tho weather, caused the guides to urge thom to turn back. They, however, rcfiuecl to comply with this advice, alleging that tlioy were too tired to return, and preferred proceeding. At about four o'clock in tho afterno...

Publication Title: Mercury, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Tas, Australia
MISCELLANEOUS SHIPPING. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 25 October 1860

MISCELLANEOUS SHIPPING. Tlie Flying Fish from Geelong, which loft Gee- long on the Kith mat., anchored in tliechannol yes- terday morning. ' ' Captain Kiddie ol' the Tyne, from Goolong the 10th inst., leports that tlio schooner experienced u succession ol light and contrary winds. The Scotia, which arrived on Tuesday evening front Melbourne the 12th iitil., brought, with a number of sheep, four pri/.e bullocks from the Melbourne Cattle Show, consigned to Messra.Gues . don & Co. Captain Bartlett, reports that ho loft Ehe Heads on the liith, and had., variable winds up to ,Swau Ibhitul, when, in coiihuqucnce of it&liong p , gale from the tí. ii., he put back lo Clarlcu's Ibland, [ , oft" which the schooner lay tor two days, and the . vessel then went to (Schouten Inland to repoi t the stock on board. The Tyne reporta the Isabella oil' ! the iSehoutcn on Monday willi 0 tims spctut and 2 ' and a-half tuns black oil, and a black whaling brig, ?with white htrealiR oil" the...

Publication Title: Mercury, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Tas, Australia
HOBART TOWN MARKETS. Mercury Office, Wednesday Afternoon. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 25 October 1860

HOBART TOWN MARKETS. -. Murnini Office, Wednesday Afternoon. | Thora Í3 no chango to notice in the wheat aud i , flour markets, andfor other descriptions ofjiroiluce prices ure stationary.

Publication Title: Mercury, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Tas, Australia
HORTICULTURAL SHOW. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 25 October 1860

HORTICULTURAL SHOW. The Spring Show of fruits, flowers, and vegotablo» at the Town Hall, yesterday, fully sustained the ?reputation of previous exhibitions. The mildness of tho season had induced us to pnticipate some thing more than ordinarily beautiful from tho dq main of Flora, nor were our anticipations disap- pointed as the display was exceedingly brilliant. A new geranium exhibited by Mr. W. Smith, some very Uno petunias, and a splendid azalia. by the same exhibitor were nmeh admired, &« we an elegant cactus from Mr. Hiusby's gurduu, »tul one from Mr, IjUekuiaH'B j it is too oaiïy for any brllli. ant display of ÍUscIiíoe, but wo noticed two or three very good ones. A Doutsla graçjljs from Mr. O-i borne's garden, S.iudy Bay, attracted many ad tuirors. Of cut fiowors Messrs Johnstone and Allport ex- hibited the fittest specimens ; the tulips of tho hit- ter wore exceedingly choice au«} beautiful. 'fde early fruits have not yet arrived at perfec- tion, but wu uotlced a ve...

Publication Title: Mercury, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Tas, Australia
MILITARY INSPECTION. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 25 October 1860

MILITARY INSPECTION. MANCHESTER UNIIY VOLUNTEER RIIT,E CORPS. This Corps was inspected in the Government Domain yesterday afternoon by Licutouant Colonel Russell. The Corps marched to the ground under the command of Captain ¡¿towart, and having marched past the Inspecting Officer in slow, quick, and double quick time wore exercised under Captain Stowoi't's command in tho manual and x'hitoon «zeroise also in slow and quick lime. ihe Corps then formed fours and went through a series of evolutions including tho bayonet drill, formation of squares, preparing to reccivo cavalry, firing from squares, ice, under the command of Serjeant Williams.drill sergeant ofthe corps, nearly tho whole of which movements wore gone through , with great precision, regularity and smartness. The exercise having been concluded Colonel Russell, addressing tho officers and corps, said he had been very much pleased with the appearatico and conduct of tho Corps under arms, which.had been quite a treat to him, fo...

Publication Title: Mercury, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Tas, Australia
SHIP MAILS. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 25 October 1860

S H IT MAILS. ^ Mails will close at the General Pool Office, Hobart Town, as under : For New Zealand and Queensland via Sj duey, per first vessel, tliiu day, at 11 a.ni. For Twofold Bay and Sydney, per 'JWuanio, ditto, ditto. S. T. HARDINGE, Postmaster. P.S.-Mails for Sydney and Adelaide, are made up at this Office, and forwarded via Melbourne, by every Steam Ve<wel departing from Hobait Town or Launceston. - =

Publication Title: Mercury, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Tas, Australia
[BY SUBMARINE AND ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH.] GEORGE TYWN. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 25 October 1860

\ ST BUBSIAKINE AKU ELECÍIIIC TEL-EOllAN!.*] GEORGE TÏ'WK. * October 21--The Lady Bird arrived at i 30 p.m from Melbourne, On entering tho Heads she ran over the pilot's boat but all the men were saved, - and taken on board tho boarding boat. The ¿out was swashed to picceu.

Publication Title: Mercury, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Tas, Australia
SHIPPING. PORT OF HOBART TOWN. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 25 October 1860

..-. . SHIPPING. ? ' PORT OP HOBART TOWN. ARRIVED. October 21--Alarm, liri", 103 lons, Mitchell, from Newcastle, New South Wales, Hie 13th 1 imitant, nitli cualt,. Agents.-MePhersou and Francis. . October 24.-Tyne, schooner, 91 tons, Kiddle, from Geelong, the 10th instant, willi sheep and sundries. Agent-li. Lipscombe. October 2t.-Swordfish, schooner, 133 ton», Roberts, i'roui Goolong, the 17th iustiuit, with sandrios. Agents-T. D. Chapman & Co. October 21.-Glenene, barque, ICO ton?, White, from Poit Albert, the J 2th instant, with cattle and tallow. Agents-Boys & Hall. October 21.-Flying Fish, schooner, 111 tous, Lucas, from Geelong the loth iiibt., in ballast. Agent-Lutos. October 2-1-Wild Wave schooner, 70 tout, A.L. Smith, from Melbourne, vin, Kiug'rf Island, the (Jth instant, in ballast. Agent, Smith. KNTKRED OUT. , « . October 34.-Tasmania, T. S. N. Co.'s screw ' steamer, 283 tons, Clinch, for Sydney, via Twofold Bay. Passengers:-Cabin -Captain, Mrs. and Miss C...

Publication Title: Mercury, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Tas, Australia
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 25 October 1860

THEATBE KOxAL. TO-NIGHT, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 25. Positively the List Night but One 1 OF SIGNOB AND SIGNOBA B I A N C H I. THIS EVENING, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 25th, 1860, Will be presented the Opera of LÜCKEZIA BORG A, In which SIGNOB BIANCHI, ¿IGNORA BIANCHI, MRS. HANCOCK, ME. HANCOCK, ME. J. GBEGG. ME. MEGSON. MONS. PALTZEB, AND ME. WINTEBBOTTOM WILL APPEAB. To conclude with A CON,CEET, ? / In which Mrs. Hancock, Mr. Hancock, and Mr. J. Cfregg will appear. mr/winterbottom Wiir perform Solos on the Bassoon. ,/Private Boxea 5s. ; Dress Circle 48. ; Pit 2s. ; /Gallery Is. Boxes to be had at the Thealro and at The Mercury Office. Doors open at half-past 7; to commence at 8. This Day. Thursday, 25th October. At the Mart, at 12 o'clock. M E. W~Ö~~E LEY Will sell by public auction, TTOUSEHOLD FITENITUBE, both new XJL and second hand, and various saleable articles of Merchandise, &c. Terms as usual. This Day. Thursday, 25th October. At the Mart, at one o'clock. Unredemed Pledges, Jewelle...

Publication Title: Mercury, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Tas, Australia
INSOLVENT COURT. WEDNESDAY—24TH OCTOBER, 1860. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 25 October 1860

INSOLVENT COURT. ^^ "WEDNESDAY-24tk OctoBEB, I860. Before Mr. Commissioner F. Browne. In re T. F. Merry. Mr. 'Crisp took tho opportunity of mention- ing this case, though it waa not on the list for to- day, and said that tho insolvent had como up from the Huon in order to effect a composition. But before that could bo carried out the petition of in- solvency must bo dismissed. He would therefore make nu application to His Honor to dismiss the petition. The Commissioner would consent conditionally that no objection should bo modo next Wednesday when tho case should be called on. lu ve James Paoss. ., This was a meeting for hearing au application to revoke tho order of discharge. Mr. W.L. Dobson said t)iat in this case it was proposed to revoke tho order ol' discharge on the ground that the insolvent had refused to give up certain property, conditional on giving up which his order ol' discharge was grouted. The insolvent was now prepared to give up the property, and ho (Mr. Dobson) wo...

Publication Title: Mercury, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Tas, Australia
PORTUGAL CLOSING OF THE CORTES. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 25 October 1860

-J3-0-K-T U G A L - -« CLOSING OF. THE CORTES. Tho Cortes was closed ou the 4th August, when tho King delivered the following speech from Hie throne : " Worthy Peers of tho realm and Deputies of the Portuguese nation, "At the moment of finding mj'self among you in order lo close the present Legislativo Session, I have tho greatest satisfaction in being,able to felicitato j'ou on the zeal, assiduity, and intelligence with whioh you attended lo tho settlement of tho numerous and important questions relating to tho publio adtniuistiation upon which tho national Legislature was called upon lo declare itself.! " The legislativo period which terminâtes this day has furnished to Parliamentary history one of its most important pages, and will givo to tho country efficient means for its futuro develop- ment. ; -, . i T " I thank you for tho measures you have adopted for meeting the requirements of the public expendi- ture. " If tho circumstances under which j'ou were called upon to vole the ...

Publication Title: Mercury, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Tas, Australia
CHURCH OF ENGLAND MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 25 October 1860

CHUBCH OF ENGLAND MEETING, A meeting of members of the Church of England coi» veiled by tho Right Reverend the Lord Bishop, that His 1/ordBhip might joy boforo thom certain matters deeply oonriectod with tho Church's wpl fare, was held at the School Boom, Harrington street, on Tuesday evening. ' The Chair was taken at seven o'clock by His Excellency Sir H, E. F, Young. Tito ttighi'Kev. the liishop openpd the meeting with iivftytji'3, ' Amongst the morah*»'« of tho Church present waro the Reverends Cox, Davenport, Piir rows, Smith, "Wright, Freeman, His worship the Mayor, Mr. Giblin, and Mr. Morris, Churchwardens, tua HflviwánJ Dr. Parsons. Dr. Bedford, Dr. Butler Dr. Sharland, tht? Hop, W. Carter, the Hon. Mr. Maulo, Messrs. W. L, Dobson, i, i», Sharland, Matson, C. Butler, S. Westbrook, W. Tarleton, Te'rrv, Justin Brown. J, Roberts, J. Forstor, West- cott/'J. fttocb, Captain Haig, Smales, &o" do. His Excellency having booti cohduoted to the Cluifr, sa}4 that in deference an...

Publication Title: Mercury, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Tas, Australia
THE MERCURY. THURSDAY MORNING, OCT. 25TH, 1860. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 25 October 1860

.J THE MEÄC UB Y. I THURSDAY MORNING, OCT. 25tu, 1800. - . Whilst we have shown our neighbors a . practical load to the sjhition ol' the difticnltie« *-."that'have* so limy surrounded many of their ' great social questions, we may in turn learn '''many things from them. We base taught them how to dispose ol' the education question . and how to construct a land system. Their lessons to us arc of a less positive character, .hut possibly of au equal value Theie are lew directions in which we eau with much punt I'ol'ow their ¿xample. Thei e ai e many in w liiuh we may weil avoid their cirois. By'the lime we are ripe for aliailwuy system^ hut a mats ol piacticat í inslniclion shall we possess in the history of the ill-fated ent pi prise of New South ' ' Wuloa and Victoria. Not ilKatciI in the sense ' «f fuilure, for in both colonies the grcnt devc 1 ' lopment of population mid ti ado lunduied ??nine * Improvement upon the old uad system a neces- sity, und will ultimately lender milways a...

Publication Title: Mercury, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Tas, Australia
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 25 October 1860

Steam to Melbourne. Return Tickets. Return Tickets. THE T S. N. Company's Steamship " CITY OF HOBAßT," Alfred Daiby, Commander, _ will leave for MELBOURNE, . 'on WEDNESDAY, 31st Ottober, at three , o'clock p ni. Fabes.-. £ s. a. Return Tickets, available for ; two months or four voyages . 12 10 Ü Single Passage, Saloon. ,. 7 0 0 Single Passage, Steerago , 3 10 0 Children under 12 years of ape in pro- portion. BENJ. M. CUNNINGHAM, i Manager, T.S.N. Co. Franklin "Wharf, October 4th, 1860. Direct and Nearest Route to the Snowy River Gold Fields. " Steam to Sydney, via Twofold Bay. THE TSNCo's Steam- ship "TASMANIA," J Clmeb, commander, will leave <br the above ports on THURSDAY, Ootober the 25th, at 12 o'clock noon. Fabks to Twoïold Bat, The nearest Port to the Diggings. Saloon . £7 7 0 Steerage .,. 3 10 0 Children under 12 yean of age in i proportion. " BENJ. M. CUNNINGHAM, Manager T. 8. N. Co. Franklin "Wharf, October 9th, 1860. \B Steam to Melbourne. Return Tickets ! ' Re...

Publication Title: Mercury, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Tas, Australia
SUPREME COURT. CRIMINAL SITTINGS. WEDNESDAY.—OCTOBER 24TH, 1860. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 25 October 1860

SUPREME COURT             CRIMINAL SITTINGS. WEDNESDAY.-October 24th, 1860. Befobe His Honor Sir Valentine Fleming, Knight, Chief Justice. The Solicitor-General (Mr. Knight) conducted     the prosecutions for the Crown. BURGLARY William Edwards was charged with abuiglavy iu the dwelling house of Margaret Burgess on the night of the 27th ol' Mnich, 1858, with intent to steal. Soon after, the occurrence of tho burglary the prisouer was apprehended, and utter examination < at the Polico Oliice committed for trial, but ho escaped from the fiaol. The prosocutrix. stated that she lived with hor «riïtor in Macquarie-stieet, at the poriod inou tiowfd. She depoied to the house being xiropeily necur,e4, und to a fiont window being opeped during the night. About n quaitrr past 11 witness hoard a awsg Uko a chair moving, but she took no particular notice of it. She then hemd a ring...

Publication Title: Mercury, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Tas, Australia
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 25 October 1860

DEATHS. At Green Ponds, on Monday, the 22nd instant, WILLIAM MILLER, of Green Ponds, aged 52 years.     The Funeral will leave his late residence, at 11 o'clock, on Friday next, for the chapel Burying Ground, Hestercombe, where it is expected to   arrive at 3 p.m. Friends will please accept this as     an invitation as no circulars will be issued. o26         On the 22nd instant, WILLIAM JAMES THOMPSON,       aged nine years and seven months, son of       Mr. Richard Thompson, of Melbourne-street,   Hobart Town, after a prolonged illness of 12 weeks. The Funeral will take place at half-past 2     o'clock on Thursday. Friends will please accept this as an invitation as no circulars will be issed. On the 23rd inst., Mr. James Henry Darley,   ...

Publication Title: Mercury, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Tas, Australia
ITALIAN OPERA. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 25 October 1860

ITALIAN OPERA.   The performance last night was given under the patronage of the Hobart Town Volunteers, the fine band of the Artillery Corps being in attendance, and under the able direction of Mons. Del Sarte.playing some popular pieces in a very masterly style. The opera of Norma was performed with great effect, the favorite airs and cavatinas being rendered with that taste and execution tor which the artistes are celebrated, and the whole performance affording the utmost satisfaction. The orchestral accom- painiments were, also, given in the most effective manner by the very talented performers. This evening the Opera of Lucrezia Borgia is to be produced, and we are in a position positively to state that ft will be the last performance but one of the Company in Hobart Town, the Signor and Signora making their final appearance to-mor- row evening.

Publication Title: Mercury, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Tas, Australia
CIRCULAR HEAD. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 26 October 1860

-? CIIIC ULAH HEAD. October 25.-Wind N. W., strong ; weather cloudy.

Publication Title: Mercury, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Tas, Australia
HOBART TOWN MARKETS. Mercury Office, Thursday Afternoon. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 26 October 1860

HOBART TOWN MARKETS. üfcrcun/ O;)««, '(Viui'uluv Artíniooii. Whaat is firm ni 8* M per bushel, and iii one or two ¡ustancos 8j (JJ lins been given i'or very prime »ampios. Oats ami burlay txhibit no change. Hay reinaius us bofoi'o, loose ranging ii'onf jE5 10s toüO iOi per ton according to quality, and country pnwsod from .£5 lo Jitî. l'otatoüd aro ¡ii hrwlr dem.iud and prices have again aúVuucod, sales having been mudo at £12 per ton. Tberois a good demand for flour, and prices aro firm at £20 por ton for Hour from tho best colonial wIuaC >Vo learn by oin1 telegram from Goorgo Town this «Iteriiooii tli.it flour has risen lu the markets of the neighboring coloniu«. Mc&'U'A. liront and Westbrook held their monthly nole at Moiton Mowbray yc^lorday, when the foi lowiug' pi'ieus were realized :-l'ut, wolliorn in wool l8« Ud; stoi'o wi'thurs iii wool li tooth and full mouthed ](!h(!:1; 4 and (i tooth ewos in wool Its (id; working bullocks por pair .CIS 10s, Tho samo uiictioiiL...

Publication Title: Mercury, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Tas, Australia
SOMNAMBULISM. (SATURDAY REVIEW.) [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 26 October 1860

. SOMNAMBULISM. (saturday review.) It is now'just a century since Mesmer was delighting the wondermongors of Paris wills his mysterious appliances, wild theories, and extra- ordinary cures. A hundred years have apparently donp Jittjo either to diminish the public appetite for marvels or to introduce habits of cautious and rational inquiry. Society seems us much as ever to.crave after the supernatural. The rapid advance of physical discovery and an imposing succession of scientific triumphs have infected our generation with a credulity, arising less from yeal openness to conviction than from a lazy desire to bo startled omi amused. Abroad, we see a professor of mystery closeted in secret conference with a great sovereign, and enlight- ening the guesses of Imperial sagacity willi revelations fron) the «nseen world. At home, wo have the routine of a London seasou diversi- fied by spii itual sc'aiwcs and spectral phenomena ; while the Com/till Magazine consults the appetites of its read...

Publication Title: Mercury, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Tas, Australia
x
Loading...
x
x