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THE SICILIAN STRUGGLE. (MORNING POST.) [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 10 July 1860
THE SICILIAN STRUGGLE. (morning- tost:) It was the separatist character of the Sicilian movement of that period which enabled the late J#ng Ferdinand, to crush the revolt yvith such severity. At the time when all tim forces of the kingdom of tho Two Sicilies were required to act against the common enemy, the Sicilians unfurled the standard of revolt against their oyvn king. They proclaimed the restoration of that constitution which, after all, only embodied popular rights and recognised national privileges of a far more ancient date. The Sicilians in thinking first of their rights as Sicilians, and only second of their interest and duties as sharers in the national war, then thought and acted with sagacity and prudence. They believed, and the event' amply justified their belief, that to surrender at dis- cretion to the King of Naples, in the hope that he would wield the undivided power of .the state in behalf of the Italian cause, was but an idle and vain illusion ; that in so doing...
PROSPECTS OF REFORMS IN FUTURE YEARS. (DAILY NEWS.) [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 10 July 1860
PROSPECTS OF REFORMS IN FUTURE YEARS. (daily news.) We are bound to saj plainly that we legiid the aspect which things aie beginning to assume w lth ft clmg3 not merely of disappoint ment hut of dismny It is no longei t question of the caiiyny 01 the rejection of the Bill Hie gi ace of the concession is aire idy fled What thiee months ago would have been recen ed and acknowledged with good humoui at least, as the best haiga n that in the present cueiim st mees could be obtained, is now looked upon with veiy difteient emotions The fieice md fanatical spuit of suspicion and aveision which has been show n in the House of Commons as well as the House of Loids towalds tue vvoikmg classes has Omen me« to ask one anothei what chance there is that any bill which the present parliament is likely to pa is will be w 01 th having ? The people know that m the Ion,' um they cannot be baffled 01 cheated out of their due It is the lulness ot this conviction that lenders them betimes lealy to accelo...
GOVERNMENT GAZETTE. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 10 July 1860
GOVERNMENT GAZETTE. The Gazette of this morning contains the fol loyving : The Governor has inserted the name of R. C. D. Home, Esq., in tho Commission of the Peace. A petition from the proprietors and occupiers of property in Spring Bay has been received by the Governor praying that that district majr be declared a Eural Municipalitj'. The assets and liabilities of the Banks of Van Diemen's Land and Tasmania, of the Commercial Bank.and of the Union Bank of Australia are pub- lished. The following aro tho amounts of Imports and Exports at Hobart Toyvn and Launceston respec- tively during the past month : Imports. Exports. Hobart Town... ¿623422 £39240 Launceston. £14920 Í41G37 Duties collected at Hobart Towoi .£4035 Os. Cd. Ditto ditto at Launceston... £-4131 14s. lOd.
THE CHAMPION STAKES OF 1861. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 10 July 1860
THE CHAMPION STAKES OP 18G1. We remind oui- readers of the meeting to-night, to bo held at the Club Hotel, for the purpose of making the necessary arrangements for formally announcing the conditions of thç proposed Cham- pion Stakes, to be run for in Tasmania, the elec- tion of the Stewards, &c. "We ore happy to say that the suggestion has been received in all quar- ters yvith the utmost enthusiasm, and that no room w'hatever is left for doubt as to the brilliant successor the enterprise. The subscription list is alreadj- headed by the names of nianj' of the most influential men in the Colouj', and only waits the adoption of the usual steps to bo tilled up. The chair yvill be taken this evening by an old friend of the Turf in Tasmania, anda numerous attend- ance of gentlemen interested in sporting matters may be anticipated.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 10 July 1860
INFLUENZA. LADIE8' WOOL SCARFS, for the neck, m great variety - very cheap. GcnVs white, scarlet, and shaded Wool Comforters. SEASONABLE. . UNDER-CLOTHING of superior quality, yet cheap. Men's lambs' ivool and merino shirts, drawers, and pantaloons. Ncn's white and regatta shirts. Boys' ditto, ditto. Men's and boys' worsted and lambs' wool stockings and socls. Clothing of every descriptionat R. HOBB'S, (late Waterhouse,) Manchester House, Elizabeth-street, Hobart Town. " Small Profits and Quick Returns." MANCHESTER HOUSE. The Synod. THE Financial Committee oi the Synod will meet To-morrow (WEDNESDAY) at 3 o'clock, at the Committee Boom, 65 Collina, street. F. H. COX, jil Secretary. LOST. N Saturday night, between Burnett-street and the Eagle Hawk, a FITCH VIC TORINE. Thr finder will be rewarded on returning it to this office. j 10 0 To Let, "VTO. 144 Macquarie-street, Four-roomed ±X BRICK HOUSE with detached kitchen, servant's room, and stable. Apply to W. W. WHITE, London Drapery M...
THE MERCURY. TUESDAY MORNING, JULY 10, 1860. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 10 July 1860
THE MERCURY. TUESDAY MORNING, JULY 10, 1860. In our issue of Wednesday last we published an account of a most daring outrage committed a &nbsp; few days previous near Cleveland. The scoun- drels concerned in it have been fortunately ap- prehended, so that an end is likely to be put to their power of doing further mischief. As usual the leader of them is one of those notorious characters against whose unrestrained inter- course with society we have so repeatedly and so earnestly protested. It is now some time since we have been called upon to record the perpetration of such desperate crimes ; and we were not without hope that the strong re- monstrances we have made against the manifest injustice of turning such utterly irreclaimable felons loose to prey upon the community had not been without some effect upon those who have the control of these men. It now appears, however, that our hope was fallacious. The system is still in force in all its monstrous iniquity ; and we now, ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 10 July 1860
Wednesday, 11th July. BRIDGEWATER SALE. BY BRENT & WESTBROOK At the Bridgewater Hotel, On WEDNESDAY, 11th July, At 12 o'clock, 400 PRIME FAT WETHERS 100 Do do ewes 300 Store sheep 200 Ewe- forward in lamb 2 Prime fat stall fed bullocks 25 Fat porkers &nbsp; &nbsp; AND &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; The usual lot of working bullocks, milch cows, &nbsp; horses, carts, &c. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Terms as usual. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Important to Tobacconists, Country Storekeepers and Others. R. J. EDWARDS'S STOCK - IN - TRADE. BRENT & WESTBROOK Have received instructions from the Trustees to &nbsp; the Estate of Mr R. J. Edwards, &nbsp; To sell by public auction, on the premises, &nbsp; Liverpool-street, &nbsp; &nbsp; On THURSDAY the 12th instant, at 11 o'clock, &nbsp; THE whole of the STO...
BENEVOLENT SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 10 July 1860
BENEVOLENT SOCIETY. The Quaitoi-ly Meeting of tho General Committco of this Society yvas hold lost ovoningat tlio Depot, Harrington-stieet. Thoro yyore presont His Worship tho Mayor, tho Yo». Ai-elidencon Davies, Captain Bateman, Dr. Hall, thoRov. Mr.'Davenpoit, Mr, Ciouch, M>. Tnricton, and tho Rev. Mr. Wood,B. His Worship the M^vypr was called to tho chair. Dix Uah, as member of the Executivo Commit teo.read an abstract of tlio proceedings by wliich it appeared that up to the 30th Juno, 174 males,; 209 females, and 509 chUdren,.making'n' total of 1042 hod been relieved by the Society, and 71 applicants had been refused assistance, many of whom were found to bo gross impostors, and somo of then» not in need of assistance. Dr. Hall pointed out one gross case of imposition in which the applicant,who yvas relieved, sold Ms rations ; tho Doctor, also, re- ferred to the exertions used by the Executive Com- mittee, which, he thought, had manfully done their duty. Tlie Ven. Archdeacon ...
ROYAL SOCIETY OF TASMANIA. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 10 July 1860
ROYAL SOCIETY OF TASMANIA. The Monthly Meeting for May yvas held on Wed- nesday evening last, the 4th June, having been un- avoidably postponed. His Excellency Sir II. E. F. Young, President of the Society, took tho cljoir nt-half-past 7 o'clock. The Fellow^ ' present yvere-pDr. Agnoyv, *Messrs. Allport, JL Allport, W. Archer (Secretary), Bar- nard, Bedford, Rev. T. J. Ewing, Messrs. Falconer, Foster, Gould, Hall, Henty, Hone, Hull, Kilburn, Mackuig, ÎJaule, and Êjcolt. A. Huybers, Esq., and Mr. II. W. Seabrook, of Hobart Toivn, and G. P. Adams, Esq., of Launces- ton, yvere elected Felloyvs of the Society. The Secretary laid upon tho table Returns of the number of visitors (1244) tn the Botanic Garden, and (3-17) to the Museum, and of the number (-17) of plants ¡ii floyyçr ii\ the Botanic Garden during May ; also Tables of the Meteorological Observa- tions taken at Hobart Town by Mr. Francis Abbott, and at Port Arthur by Mr. Boyd, the Commandant, during May. In a note appended to hi...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 10 July 1860
Steam to Melbourne. Return Tickets. Return Tickets. THE T. S. N. Company's steamship &nbsp; "CITY OF HOBART." Alfred Darby, Commander, will leave for MEL- BOURNE, on WEDNESDAY, 10th July, 1860, at three o'clock p.m. FARES.— £ s. d. Return Tickets, available for two months or four voyages... 12 10 0 &nbsp; Single Passage, Saloon. 7 0 0 Single Passage, Steerage. 3 10 0 Children under 12 years of age in pro- portion. BENJ. M. CUNNINGHAM, Manager, T.S.N. Co. Franklin Wharf, June 29th, 1860 &nbsp; For Jacob's River, and Lyttleton, ?*-. NewZe&landr *~~ ~~ THE fine A 1 clipper brig RELIANCE. James Smith, Commander, »Will sail for the abovo port on FRIDAY, 13th inst, having the principal part of her cargo already engaged. Has room for a few more horses. For freight or passage apply to FEED. A. DOWNING-, Davey-strect. 29th June, 1860. NOTICE. ALL PERSONS found hunting, shooting, cutting timber or otherwise trcspassiing on the grounds of Okehampton, Spring Bay ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 10 July 1860
Police Ornes Roster.-At a mooting' of justices, convened by tho Mayor, und hold on friday afternoon at tho police otlice, resolutions yvoi'o agreed to that the formation of a roster win absolutely necessary for tho proper administration of justice, and with a vioyv of obtaining a roslea- of ííí magistrates, the Mayor und Polico Ityitgfidthitú Were requested to obtain tho uon.sent of twenty-foiil' justices to attend at tho Police' Office, each one day in every fortnisht, and that such justices be re, rmented to i/ieut at tho polieo oillcp on mi early day lo arrunge their days ol' attendanco. Valuable Land near tlio Itoso and Croivn, Upper Elizabeth-street..-Wo aro requested to remind our rendors of tho solo on Wednesday nt one o'clock, by Mr. Worley, of tlio Hlock of Buildings und Ground neal- Uurnott-streot. Pai-tiouliu-s yvill bo found in the daily pnpors. M o aro also roquesteil to state that abstract of title und conditions of salo can bo inspected at the Mart, in Elizabeth» iitr...
THE FRENCH IN THE RED SEA. Aden, April l8. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 10 July 1860
THE FRENCHJN THE RED SEA. Aden, April l8. By advices just received from that quarter I understand that a French steam transport.laden yvith the requisites for forming a new settle- ment had reached La Reunion, and astean frísate yvas expected to join her in a few days. Tlie destination of these two vessels is avowed to be Adoolis, on the coast of Abyssinia, though there can be little doubt that the island of Dissee will be the first point in the Red Sea occupied by our allies. It yvill be interesting to note the reasons which will be advanced for this new move on the part of France in this region. As a counterpart of yvhat is going forward on the other side of the yvater, the tableau will iii all probability repre- sent Dissee and Adoolis as the slopes of the Alps ; the rebel Dcjai Nagoosi yvill stand in the place of Victor Emmanuel, and the acquies» cence of forty families of poor fishermen who at present occupy the island of Dissee will answer well enough for the votes of Nice and...
GARIBALDI'S MOVEMENTS. (DAILY NEWS.) [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 10 July 1860
GARIBALDIS MOVEMENTS. [Daily News.) To an Englishman there is something absurd, almost leading to doubts of its sincerity, iu the proposal to harmonise constitutional liberty with the rule of the Bourbons at Naples. Yet it has bean adopted at Turin iii good faith and- pro- secuted sedulously. The co-operation of the Two Sicilies with free Italy is essential to the full independence of the Peninsula, and as that independence has been uniformly sought by Piedmont in preference to all selfish territorial aggrandisement, only those who have from the fh-3t misunderstood the policy of that kingdom can be surprised that it should seek to secure the aid of the southern kingdom by diplomacy rather than through revolution. The chances of success, it must be ad- mitted, are, ant1 always were those of the smallest, and we eau quite sympathise with those who, looking merely at the deserts of the Neapolitan government, betray the most lively impatience of negotiations with that despotism. Still t...
THE GREAT BANK FRAUD. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 10 July 1860
THE GREAT BANK FRAUD. The passion for speculation in the Stock Exchange &nbsp; has brought ruin upon another victim, &nbsp; hitherto respected, and holding a responsible office. Mr. William George Pullinger, chief cashier of the &nbsp; &nbsp; Union Bank of London, and who has been connected with that establishment since its formation, &nbsp; &nbsp; is now in custody on the charge of embezzling the &nbsp; funds of the bank. The directors have issued an official report on the subject, in which the amount of the deficit is stated at no less a sum than £263,070. In point of magnitude, there- &nbsp; &nbsp; fore, the defalcations of Pullinger throw those of Robson into the shade, and even exceed those of Redpath. The amount involved in the latter case, it will be remembered, was about £240,000. Pul linger's method of proceeding was simple. The whole of the large payments into the Bank of England passed through his han...
ENGLAND'S GIN PALACES. [FROM THE TIMES l8TH MAY.] [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 11 July 1860
ENGLAND'S GIN PALACES. [FROM TUE TIMES lSlII MAY.] Let us imagine some native of the sober South taking, about IO o'clock last night, an observant and rambling walk through the streets of London, making his way deviously from the region North of Holborn, and bent upon witnessing the proceedings of the British Legis- lature. He would pass through the Seven Dials ; he would wander to and fro in a maze of courts and alleys until he emerged into Coventry-street ; he would pass down the Haymarket, and would find himself by way of Pailiament-street at his destination. What would be the prevailing idea upon that man's mind when he arrived at the lobby of the House of Commons ? At the corner of every street, and midway between the corner of every street, in the most wretched of the thoroughfares he passed, he had found magnificent palaces lit up like the scene of an Eastern story. Ho had pushed open the swinging doors, and, peering in, had beheld rags and rottenness, had heard a babel of cu...
PEACE OR WAR? [DAILY TELEGRAPH, MAY L8.] [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 11 July 1860
PEACE 0"k WAR? [daily telegraph, may l8.] The position of Europe at this moment is precisely one midway between peace and war. There is n general desire for tranquility, but an almost universal tendency to collision. France, Russia, and the German Powers are active in pursuance of schemes, any one of which might precipitate a far-spread conflict. The Italian peninsula is still a meteoric cloud, throwing off incessant showers of fire. Great Britain her- self is becoming gradually inured to the be- lief that sooner or later another battle of the great coalitions will be necessary to her ex- istence as a leading State. But, although the atmosphere is laden witli the elements of a mortal struggle, we have reached exactly that point at which the disaster may be averted or rendered unavoidable by diplomacy. Not one of the rival nations stands as yet committed to abide by the desperate arbitrament of arms. If secret alliances exist, they have not hitherto been declared. If dangerous projec...
LORD JOHN RUSSELL AND LORD GREY. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 11 July 1860
LORD JOHN RUSSELL AND LORD G R E Y. A correspondence lias passed between Lord Grey and Lord John Russell. Lord Grey, in an pnti »reform speech, lately accused Lord John of having committed hjs colleagues to thu question of Reform upon ¡lis own individual responsibility, ¡md without previous consultation with them. The statement was supposed to have reference to Lord John's abortive picnsuve brought forward in 18Ö2, and accordingly Mr. ÎValpole îepeitted it in that sense din-in.; the ..-scent dulwjte on the Re-ftu ni Bill. Mr. Walpole was, however, interrupted by Lord John Russell, who made the luief hut emphatic remark- "It is not true." Lord Gre-y lheieupon addresses a letter lo " dear Lord John," in which he explains that ha referred to a declaration of opinion made by his lordship when Premier, sume three or four years pieviouslgr, and that this, was the piedle winch was "ado without t'ne knowledyu of the Cabinet, and which ho deemed inexpedient. Lord John makes a most I'uustic'r...
MISCELLANEOUS SHIPPIKG. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 11 July 1860
MISCELLANEOUS SHIPPIKG. "Ula mastei of the Hiu nette Nathan íepoits the i 'ScotJ.i, schooiiei, oil the Cm tis Islands at 10 a m I cn Sn.ndoj "Wind K ü Theio weie signalled at sundown last o\oning the baiques Eucalyptus, Iltlen S Page, uncí Southern Cioss Tho mistei of the Ficaid íepoits haning spoken on the 5th instant, about 10 milos S S V\ ol Gu- eulai Ileiid, the bug Wee Tottie, hencjto adelaide Thoclippu fclup renella fiom I onion chopped anchoi about lime o clock last c\ oiuug, li iving hid a fiui aveingopp1- nge ot "It dais fiom Poitlaud Captain Muuaj icpoit-, having cApunuicul he ia j and adxoise luuds thiougliout n&lt;.a>ly the Mliolo _\ oj age '1 he Ti nell i bl nigs ii 1 ii ,'c miaccll uieo is caigo including 1J tons "unpowdci and the neces saiy non i\oik ioi tho election oí a piuuifc slip