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CUSTOM HOUSE. HOBART TOWN. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 2 January 1846
CUSTOM HOUSE. HOBART TO WV* j Ile turn of Grain nnd Flour imported and ex- ported nt thc Fort nf Ilohart Town, during thc week ended '¿'¡th December, IS 15, inclusive : ïMTOUTS. Nit. KX POUTS* Oats. ,1t bushels. Flour. '1 tons. Heturn of Grain and Flour imported and ex- ported nt the Fort of Launceston, during thc week ended 2£th December, 1815, inclusive :-? IM 1*1) HTS. Nil. KXPOHTS. Ont*. filD bushels. Wheat . 7701Î bushels flour . 20 tons. W. FIIOCTKK, Aetg. Collector.
WELLINGTON FALLS. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 2 January 1846
WELLINGTON FALLS. I WK have the satisfaction of announcing that the road along thc south-east side of Mount Wellington, now in progress for the purpose of giving facility to those who arc desirous of visiting the cataract, is so far advanced, that pedestrians will bc enabled to go thc whole of the distance hy the end of this week. We congratulate thc inhabitants of Hobart Town that, by thc formation of the Wellington road, they have gained access, by a walk of about three or four hours, to one of the wonders of thc world. In giving it this designation, we do not nllude to thc cataract alone, or to thc volume of water precipitated down the abyss. The amazing depth of the chasm as seen from above-thc stream at thc bottom meandering amongst thc rocks, dwindled by the distance to the appearance of a beautiful silver thread-thc terrillic majesty of tho wall of basalt rising abruptly on each side to a height, in some places of 3 or 400 feet ; the immense masses resting on thc summit of wh...
COMMISSIONERS' OFFICE. 16th December, 1845. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 2 January 1846
COMMISSIONEIIS' OFFICE. ..... "»'A l'eermfjer. 1R45. îSntice i* hereby given, tliat Tenders wili be re- ( reived ¡it this Oilier, until 12 o'clock on Tuesday, ,V ibo .Illili instant, l'or advertising, during ibo year I IS Hi, Claims to (iranís ol' Land in Iiiree successive ( numbers of one Newspaper published in Hooart Town, and in three successive mi?nlicrs of one Newspaper published in Launceston, ns required hy the Second Section of the Act nf Council 3rd . Viet., No. G. Tin: Claims lo he advertised will he published in I the Hobart Town Ga/.cltc, and inuit bu copied from it. Two copies of cull Newspaper in which the Claims may be advertised inu-t bc furnished to the Commissioners for thc purpose of being filed in iheir office. The Contract will bc understood to apply to all Claims which may appear in thc Hobart Town Caz.-ttc d;trin,r the year lSlfi. The tenden, 'oust specify the lowest rale nt winch each claim «ill he advertised, and al" to bc addr??.ssed lo " The Chairman of th...
COMMISSIONERS' OFFICE. 16th December, 1845. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 2 January 1846
COMMISSIONERS' OI'l'ICIC. lu'iA December, 1815. NOTICE is hereby niven, that thu following Claims Tor Grants will he rendy for Examination, by the Commissioners appointed for that purpose, upon or immcdiatelyaf'terthe lGlh day or February I next, un or before wliich day any cuvent or counter claim must bc entered. Edward Markham, City of Hobart Town, 2a. 2r. 3p. (Originally ll. L. Mnrniy, and conveyed to I. Hackett, I. C. Stracey, and olliers. under whom applicant claims.) Hounded on «lui north- east hy 7 chains .15 links north-westerly along nu ; allotment occupied hy or belonging to benjamin Tiny commencing at the south anule thereof nu Macquarie-sireel und extending to thc Hobart Town Rivulet, thence on the north-west by that rivulet extending south-westerly to the north ungle td au allotment granted to Thomas Hewitt now oc- cupied by or belonging to (¡corgi' Maclean, on the south-west by 7 chains Ifi links south-easterly niling thal allotincni to M.iopiario-strcct aforesaid, j n...
MR. SMITH'S LETTER. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 2 January 1846
MR. SMITH'S LETTER. TitE following letter, written by the son of F. Smith, Esq., appeared in the London Times of 12th September ; and that gentle- man deserves the gratitude of the colony for thus having called the especial attention of the leading journal of the empire to our grievances : To the Editor of the Times. Sin,-Now that thc representation to Parlia ment of thc evils under which thc colonists of Van Diemcn's Land arc suffering mny he nntici cipntcil ns n certainty, it may perhaps he n matter of speculation to sume, as it is of wonder to others, how Lord Stnaley will attempt to defend thc policy nf Ins crimianl transportation system. If his Lordship be only true tallis ancestral motto (san* changer), nnil you will pcraiit me once more to trespass upon thc valuable spnee of your journal, I think 1 cnn give your renders n fore- taste of the narrow grounds upon which his Lord- ship is prepared to support that system. -In thc month of May last my father arrived in England from ...
THE DESPATCHES. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 2 January 1846
TIIE DESPATCHES. VERY lengthy despatches bavebcen received, but we understand that they are silent about the payment of Police and Gaols. ThÍ3 will hardly be credited ; but to us it appears quite in harmony with the usual contempt manifested by the Colonial-office in regard to thc interests of the free colonists. Ltowevcr, in a few days we hope the real contents of the despatches will appear, and furnish matter of comment.
THE OBSERVER. HOBART TOWN, FRIDAY, JAN. 2. THE PAST YEAR. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 2 January 1846
T. HE 0 BSE RYE ll. HOBART TOWN. FRIDAY, JAN. 2. THE PAST YEAH. THE jourrmls of thc past year have ceased I to bc rnlvtabic bnt ns thc material of his- tory. The ordinary ambition of an cJitor is to amuse tho passing day by a faithful panorama of current affairs ; but whoever would transmit to futurity events which permanently influence society, must retrace thc steps of thc journalist, and consult his humble records. There are ephemeral questions and momentary passions the least cautious would not transcribe, or even the resentful desire to perpetuate. Amidst thc irritation of partizanship and thc ardour of debate, thc candid arc often unfair, and the generous apparently malevolent ; but they only will properly adjudicate between thc Press and its foes who understand thc prac- tical difficulties of its conductors. Their task is never completed-they arc expected to be lively though tho times be dull, ind copious in prevailing denrth. The intervals of publication are too brief for re...
LORD STANLEY. (From the Times, September 13.) [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 2 January 1846
LORD STANLEY. (From the Times, September 13.) "WHATEVER other chnrgcs hnve been rnised against the present Colonial Minister, that of partiality has never been suggested. No one can say, that while bc oppresses and brings ruin upon one settlement, ho favours any other. Our love of justice compels us to dare anyone to name that co- lony which lie has made an exception, or to quote any one of our possessions that holds him in honour as its patron, or in regard as its benefactor. He behaves to all alike -Tros Tyriusre, New Zealander or New Hollander is made to feel equally who is his master.
ENGLISH INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 2 January 1846
ENGLISH INTELLIGENCE. 15v thc Pestoiijec liomaiiyce, which arrived j nu tlie 30th ult., we have received English papers tn thc liKli September. She left Plymouth on thc 2:2nd September, and brings 2US male prisoners, under thc charge of Dr. Johnston, R.N., and 49 rank and file of the 11 til regiment, under the command of Captain Thornton. Thc crops were expected to turn out well, and prices of wool were maintained. Thc Queen had returned from her trip to Germany, aud paid a flying visit to the King of the French. An explosion of the most awful character had taken place in thc Royal Arsenal at Woolwich, and seven persons perished thc cause of thc explosion had not been discovered. A patent, granting a charter to thc National Education Society in Ireland, has been issued ; the Corporation is to he called "The Commissioners of the National Edu- cation Society in Ireland." Five of them are members of the Church of England, four Roman Catholics, and two Dissenters. Dr. M'Hale, of Tuarn, ...
Markets. HOBART TOWN, 1st JANUARY, 1846. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 2 January 1846
HHIUIIT TOWN, 1ST JANUARY, 181(7. Wheat. 3 s. fid. to 3s. 8d. ncr,bushel. Hurley. is. ditto. Outs. ls. ditto. Maize. 3s. fid. ditto. liny, pressed .. .£3 IDs. per ton. Ditto, loose.... £3 ditto Straw . Cl ditto. Potatoes. £ I 10s. to £'>. New Potntocs .. ld. to 1J per lb. Oreen Pens .... 7d. to 8 per peek. C'nrrots. ls. to ls.lid. per doz. Iigcjs. lld. to ls. ditto. Cabbngc. Dil. to ls. ditto. Cauliflowers .. ls. (id. to 2s. ditto. Onions, . none dried. Fowls. 2s. fid. to 3s, per pair. Ducks. Is. to ls. (id. ditto. (leese . -ls. each. Turkeys . 5s. ditto. Butter. ls. 2d. lb. Apples senrcc.. 18s. per bushel. . Shingles . -ls. fid. per thousnnd. Snwn limber .. 4s. (id. per 100 feet. Postsand rails .. 20s. per 100. Puling. ls. fill, to fis. ditto. She oak .ls. fid. per ton. (illili. 3s. (id. ditto. Port Arthur coals 7s. Od. ditto. Sydney ditto_ 30s. ditto.
Shipping Intelligence. HOBART TOWN. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 2 January 1846
pipping; ïiitcllttrcncc. HOBART TOWN. ARRIVALS. December 30.- Pestongee lînmangee, Captain Austin, from Plymouth, 22ml September, with 298 mule prisoners, undercharge ol'Dr. Johnston, ll.N., and 49 rank and file of the lltb regiment, limier thc corunnun) of Captain Thornton. December 3(1.-Schooner Timbo, Gwutkin, muster, from Ailelniilc. IIEFAtVTURES. December 31.-Barque Tasmania, ROO tons, Black, master, for Sydney with troops. IMPORTS. (?'essels reported inwards during the week, Vet Figing Fish, from Port Phillip-2.Î tierces beef, 2 bbds. and 4(1 tierces ditto, 2 eases 1 cask cheese, !> kegs buller, 3 bhds. beef, 10 tierces ditto, 1 ease cheese, order; 40 tierces beef, T> barrel» butter. Maning Brother ¡ 3 cases cheese, 20 bullocks, 4(1 sheep, J. Clin-b. Per '/'imho, from Adelaide-Part of original cargo. Cargo from Adcliide-SI bags wheat, 7 kegs buller, 10 boxes tin. 10 half-tierces tobacco, 28 bags wheat, (i kegs butler, G. and T. Ungani ; 3 packages seeds, Kerr and Co. ; 2...
SHIP MAILS. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 2 January 1846
SHIP MAILS. For London, ppr Elizabeth Hackham, this day, at 5 P.M., precisely. For Nelson, New Zcalnnd vii Launceston, per Smicaiir, ditto, ditto. For Mauritius vii Launceston, per Eiulora, ditto, ditto. For Melbourne, per /.Mini, to-morrow, at 4 p M. preriselv. For Adelaide. Kliznbrih l.lnyil, ditto, ditto. For London, per Calcutta, and Jane Frances, on Friday, 9th instant, at noon.
SOUTH AUSTRALIA IN 1845. PROGRESS OF THE COLONY. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 2 January 1846
SOUTH AUSTRALIA IN IS 15. PROGUKSS OT THE COLONY. DUKING the year 18-15 this colony has made a much (Treater advance in prosperity and wealth than in any former year. Several new and important staple productions have been discovered. At the same time we have the satisfaction to state, that none of the branches of industry previously prosecuted by the colonists have been neglected, We were enabled to report, so far bock as 1S43, that wo had nearly 50 manufactories nf various kinds, amongst which were 1G flour mills, !) breweries, 6 tanneries ; besides which we had foundries, coach and machino factories, and wu manufactured barilla, crock eryware, salt, snuff, snap, tobacco, candles, and starch. We could also, even then, boast of little mining operations, of exports of ore, and of small parcels of gum sent home. We ex- ported large quantities of wool, flour, wheat, whale oil, and bark. These were exports which yearly increased hy the gradual eHurts of human industry, and by tho natura...
TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION, &c. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 2 January 1846
TRUMS OF SUBSCRIPTION, &c. The OIISERVKR will be 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. Sunscnti'TioN.-10.?. j>er quarter in ad- vance ; 13s. credit. AIWKRTISEM ENTS.-Twelve lines and un- der, ls. (ir/., and 'ld. for every additional lint; for each insertion. Considerable reduction on Advertisements continued for any length of time. Advertisements are received at the Publishing Office in Collins Street on Monday, till 12 o'doch; and on Thursday till the same hour. Adver- tisers must, state thc number of insertions desired, on their Advertisements, other- wise they will be continued until, counter- manded, and charged accordingly. Ko verbal communications attended to, *M* COMMUNICATIONS for the Editor, or Orders for the Paper and Advertisements, j to he addressed, or left at "THE On SERVER" Ojpce, (MR. GEORGE ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 2 January 1846
FOU MELHOUHNE AND GEELONG. THU " LILLIAS," John Smith, muster, is now loading, and will sail in u few days. J. 1'. STRACHAN. Old Wharf, December 20. Ofjc Genera! îÀegrètr" (Pilier. C.III Leiters tu lie l'usl-paiit.) Wants. WANTED hy a respectable Willow, n situation ns HOUSEKEEPER, or to take charge of nn Establishment where conlidenec is required. Salary is not such au object ns acoinfortahlc home. WANTED in n Gentleman's Establishment, a MuunsHUTLElt.his Wife as HOUSE- MAID. WANTED in a Gentleman's Family, in Hobart Town, where there arc no children, a Goad LAUNDRESS anil HOUSEMAID. Wages Xl ti per year. Apply to Due. 22. Maa. Ilitx, Livcrpool-st TOYS AND PERFUMERY. JUST IJNPAOKD, BY? WILLIAM HAWLEY, STATIONERY AND MSCY WA ItKlIOUSK, COp/msite Aliltrard's, Klhuheth-strretJ ONE CASE of TOYS, in considerable variety ONE CASK, of MARDI.ES, of various kinds. TWO CASES of CHOICE PERFUMERA', consisting of lavendar water, new perfumes for the handkerchiefs, oils, milk of ruses, bears' gr...
EARL GREY. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 2 January 1846
EARL GREY. We last week announced the death fo the venerable Earl Grey ; we this week give an outline of his life. Descended from a very ancient Northumbrian family of knightly rank, Earl Grey's father was the second son of his generation, and had entered early in life into the army. He was much dis- tinguished during the American war ; and, upon the breaking out of hostilities with the French Republic, he was appointed to the command of the land forces which were sent, in conjunction with the naval arma- ment under the command of Lord St. Vincent, to reduce the West India Islands. After his return he received the command of the southern district in England ; was sworn in a Privy Councillor, and elevated to the peerage by the title of Baron Grey de Howick. His lordship was advanced to a vis- county and earldom on the 11th April, 1806, &nbsp; &nbsp; by the title of Earl Grey and Viscount Howick. He married Elizabeth, daughter of George Grey, Esq., of Southwick, by who...
PORT PHILLIP. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 2 January 1846
PORT PHILLIP. Tin: MOUNT AITKEN SIIUKC SALK.-The great salo of Saxon rams from the Hucks of John Aitken, Esq., of Mount Aitkon, which has for sumo time back buen announced in nur advertising- columns took place on tho estate. The fame of Mr. Aitkon'a flocks which have long- maintained a Ililli reputa- tion, and tho novelty of an auction sale in tho bush with a champagne lunch accompa- niment drew together a very numerous as- semblage, almost all of wham being: on horseback or in gigs ur carriages, thc caval- cade had as may be supposed a very im- posing appearance. At one o'clock the company sat down to n splendid lunch in Mr. Aitken'* capacious wool-shed set out in a style of elegance which would have done credit to n first-rato town hotel. The viands were excellent and both varied, ami abundant, bul thc pride of the board was a gigantic saddle of mutton which erst funned part of the carcase of one of Mr. Aitken's own wethers, and attracted univerfal atten- tion, the solid fat on t...
GOVERNMENT SCHOOL AT LONGFORD—PUBLIC EXAMINATION. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 2 January 1846
GOVERNMENT SCHOOL AT LONG FORD-PUBLIC EXAMINATION. I On thc evening of Friday Inst nn examina- tion of thc scholars of thc Government school at Longford took place previously to thc Christinas vacation. According to previous arrangement, Charles Arthur, Esq., took the chair at six o'clock. There were nlso present thc Rev. Mr. Egglestouc, Dr. Paton, and a small sprinkling of ladies. Mr. Hamey (the master) stated that sixty five children attended tho school, and then proceeded to deliver a short address to thc chairmnn, of which thc following is the substance :-" Sir, before proceeding to the business of thc evening, allow me to mnkc a few observations. The examination of a school of this kind, I conceive, embraces two objects. The first is, to npply a test whereby thc competency of the teacher may be ascertained, nnd thc public satisfied that the funds supplied hy thc State arc legiti ! mately appropriated. This is an object of ' great importance, and thc public has a I right to watc...
THE GAZETTE. COMMISSIONERS' OFFICE, 23rd December, 1845. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 2 January 1846
T ^'GA Z E T T E. COMMISSIONERS' OFFICE, 23)(/ December, ISM. Notice ia hereby given, tlint thc following Churns for Grants will bu ready for examination, by thu Commissioners appointed for tli;it purpose, upon or immediately alter the 2.'lrd d;iy of February n*xt, ou or before which day «ny caveat or cou ti tur cluuu must lie "entered. Henry Hopkins, William Kout, nm! George Washington Walker, l'orbe». Monmouth, 420 acres. (Originally E. Abbott, who devised to L. Abbott, muter whom and others ap p li can tn claim. Bounded on the south-west by 79 chitins 50 links) south-easterly along part nf n location to Edward Abbott, «ince granted to Charles Simm Henty and Michael Connolly commencing at the north angle thereof on a chain of ponda, on the south-Past by 05 chains 40 links north-easterly ulong another portion of thc nforesiiid location since g ran red to George Musslc Forstor and John Hohcrts crossing a road leading from Richmond to thu Compton Kerry, on the north-east by G7 chains...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 2 January 1846
FOR, LONDON. CTo sail on the 9/A January.) T II E fine first-class barque .'« MNKFllANCKS," 4.r)0 lons register, William Crosby, Commander, having now nearly completed lier loading, will clear nt thc Custom House on the 81I1, mul positively sail for tlic above port on Friday, the 'Jill .Inunary, on which morning passengers arc requested to bc on hoard. For further particulars, apply to Capt. Crosby an board, or tu Kunu Uoci.i:, fe Co. New Wharf,"Dec 2C, 1815. F C) lt LONDON. (To tail on the 25/A January.) "rt^SUji THE well known regular trailer, ^^Ägkf Derwent, 450 ton» register, INNES .C¡jé&lt;j)3aL2 M'I'IIBIISON, Commauilcr, having liSiS^mfM- nil her (lend weight 011 hoard, mid greater part of lier wool engaged, will sail for thc above Port on thc '¿Uh January. This line vessel lias still room for a few intermediate passengers, for which carly application is requested to he made to thc Commauilcr oil board or to A. MORRISON, or to Kr.nu, BOULE, & Cu. New Wharf, 4th...