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[?]. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 1 July 1845
MISCELLNEA. THE VINE AT SWAN RIVER.—The rapid growth and abundant fruitfulness of the vine in this colony, together with the ready man- ner in which it at once adapts itself to our soil and climate, has long excited very just admiration. Another example, worthy to be recorded among the rest, is now afforded by the success which has attended the rearing of the very valuable cuttings lately imported from New South Wales. These cuttings were planted only eighteen months ago, and several of them are now bearing fruit ; in the garden of William Henry Mackie, Esq., there is one from which a bunch of grapes was gathered on Monday last, weighing nearly 1 lb. Those cuttings, thirty-two in number, were imported from the botanical garden at Sydney, where they were selected as the thirty-two best sorts out of between 700 and 800 choice varieties ; a fact which at once establishes their very great value. It will be gratifying to those friendly per- sons in Sydney, by whose kindness these cutting...
THE OBSERVER. HOBART TOWN, TUESDAY, JULY 1. DISASTROUS INTELLIGENCE FROM NEW ZEALAND. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 1 July 1845
THE OBSERVER. HOBART TOWN, TUESDAY, JULY 1. DISASTROUS INTELLIGENCE FROM NEW ZEALAND. THE Launceston Advertiser of Friday evening acknowledges files of Melbourne papers to the 21st instant, containing Syd- ney intelligence received by the overland mail. This intelligence relates to the un- happy state of matters in New Zealand. " It would appear that the government at Auckland had determined upon an aggres- sive expedition to the Bay of Islands, to which troops and volunteers were conveyed &nbsp; by the Stains Castle, Velocity, and Aurora, H.M. Ships Hazard and North Star being also at the Bay. On the 28th of April martial law was proclaimed by Lieut.-Col, Hulme, 96th regiment, on the beach of Ko- &nbsp; rorarika, under a salute of twenty-one guns, &nbsp; the band of the 58th playing the national air. Soon after this, Pomare, the principal chief, was captured by the troop, and con- veyed a prisoner on board H.M.S. North &nbsp; Star. Pomare's natives w...
ENGLISH INTELLIGENCE. THURSDAY NIGHT, 7 o'CLOCK [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 4 July 1845
ENGLISH INTELLIGENCE. Tii'jRsriAv NroHT, 7 O'CLOCK Wi have just received E.i^li.l) intelligence In It.e HKI of Mrtrch, hy the Therua convict ' «hip. Dr. Oro».niii?.Surjreon-Siiperiiitciii!ent, I » Idell we umiersiand proceeds to Nurfolk 1 I«land. The must important event dwelt ' upon in the Inte prippr» K. the annexation of Texas votes of the American Législature;' hut, aa lilis inlelliifHncn liad only reached England about thu 27.li of March, »hat wniild he tho spirit in which the. Government would act was not uVcisi\o!\ known, although wu have, rumeurs of di-pues between tho two countries-the United Slates and Eufj l.iml. Tim affairs of tilt Nov Zealand Company hud nlirncteil much attention in the llouto nf Conitniiris. The Q teen and Royal liif.ints, with Prince Albert, were in thu Isle ot Wight, ami it »as expected would shortly poy the long; con- templated vUit to Ireland. A. trranit banquet bad been given to O'Connell in Kilkenny. The Bishop ol Ely was dead, and had been succe...
LATEST NEWS FROM SYDNEY. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 4 July 1845
IATEST NEWS FROM SYDNEY. THE Louisa, which len Sydney on tho 25ili Ju&lt;.!>, armed ut ive were going1 tn pp-ss nii!>ine>!t s-cems to luive much ini|ir.iv&lt;-il. Van D'-niHu'o Lntel «lieut muy hf ipinted ut Cu., with an upward tendency ; New Suuth VV» c-* wheat. 5* The Sydney l.e¡ri»l u ive Council is to meet piir-tmcly «m 29th J ily. Then; i* a report that Heki, the New Zea- land Chief, hud come lo lenna with the Co- vet liment. Tue Small, from Hung Kone, Manilla and Ca «vu, had arrived with ten, sugar, &e The Culiipsn, from llaiavia, arrived with ausiiir, coffee, rue, &c. The Columbian, a Liverpool barcpie, which left Sui ney fur Singapore nu the 7th Feb- ruary, has been wr-clced in the Straits of Gjiipar ; crew anti pa»*eii¡rers saved.
CHINA. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 4 July 1845
CHINA. j H.M.S. Tris. Capt. Mundy, sailed f r tho j minti* ard on Sunday. Sh« touches at Amny anil will afterward* proceed to Chosan. Ma- | j'ir-Giiiieitil D'Airuilar and suite ure on hoard the Iris Ills lïjieellency, titler inspecting the troops in trarriami at Chusan, ai.d prub illly vi-ii iutr the purls of Shargni, Nmg-' Thu cnli-iiy iii tiie* 7m, ^pr'i'ioau'iy'ln'â'cu'ùpië nf mouths. I AMO Y. The ULIIHSII, arrived yesterday. When she. sailed fruin Ainuy (nu thc (i l.) all was quiet; nor was there then any apprehension of immédiate lii-liirhuiie; s. This is very sa- tisfactory ; hut ii is évitent that, fur a litii&lt;r period, fuieifTiicrs will mil have lhat perfect security al any of the five pons, which would «arrant the entire wiihdr.iw.il of the thipK-nf.unr which hy a solemn ticty »e airree tn keep p rmanenlty nt these port», for tho protection nf nur country inen, und if necessary in aid the Al.inonrins in "liielilinir them from the viulence und insolence of a,| ign...
THE SHIPWRECKED. (From the Launceston Examiner) [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 4 July 1845
. TUE SHIPWRECKED. (From the Launeenfon Examiner J I lienjarolente-A Indy of well-known chris tinn worth »nd munificent liberlity hns ad- dressed to tts the following note-" tlnhnrt Town, June 2.1, 181;). Denr Sir, will yon nllow me to convey through you to the suf- fering passengers of the ship Marj/, fi cheque for jfll). Never did n cuse occur windi hnd n stronger clnim on our sympathy ; «nd I hope n sufficient sum will he rnised to supply nt lenst their present wnnts." AV'e hnve handed the cheque enclosed to C. S. Henty, Esq., who has kindly interested himself in collecting subscriptions for the relief of the sufferers. CoLi.KCTioNS hnve boen mittle nt Lnun I cestón, ¡ii ni il of the surviving passengers of I tile Mary, nt Sniiit John's, Trinity, mid Tn-, innr-st., in thc morning ; mid nt St. John's squnre chapel ¡it thc morning and evening. In consequence of the nbsence of the Rev. Mr. Butters, the collection in the Wesleyan chapel will be deferred till Sunday evening, 6th July....
Original Correspondence. DR. NIXON. To the Editor of the Observer. Hobart Town, June 30, 1845. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 4 July 1845
(©n'rxúinl ?otTcsponïmiCt\ I DR. NIXON. AU t«c ix tut vt vj tttc xjvnvrvtrr, ITuhart Town, Juie .10, 18(5, I Sin,-In a short notice contained in your Inst i paper, bonded " Slum*, of the Times," yo« hnve introduced Dr. Nixon to the public in n mnnncr calculated to give considerable pain to those who entertain sentiments towards him very much opposed to tiie spirit of the paragraph in question, Ymir stntenicnt is founded upon what I am sure you hel 'cveil to he croll ¿le authority. I would advise you in all friendship to avoid the same source of information in future : it Is rertainly not n crrdila'ilc nae ¡ it ls true, hut not alt thc truth, anti th-refore mott dishonest, ns thc following brief I explanation will fully substantiate :-A want I having arisen for a further supply of forms of I prayer for the I.i iitennnt-Oovernor, owing to the number of churches lately opened ami other I rauses, thc Ilishop, on emmi nine; thc copy selected for the printrr's guidanee, found that thc hea...
LOCAL INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 4 July 1845
LOCAL INTELLIGENCE. TUB-TOTAL MHBTIXC.-On Wednesday evenituf Inst n meelon; «ir mi* useful and be tu-vnlent iiis'i'ininii wa« held. Mr, G W. Walker pre«idi'd, anil mnnv Christian Mmis tors nf vannin dénomination* iidvncaleil th IA caii'fi in eloquent siraitis. Tho members of the Snriety have resolvpil tn c*'nnti»h n parier, ti» l e railed iho Teiiipemnre Hrralil. Il «ill nn published one« every fo ri 11 i tr ti t w d the fuih«oriptinn is only I«, per quarter. P r*"ns timi wish tn become snh-criber* may ?fi va in I heir name* anil cash tr» Mr. G. VV. Walker, in Liverpool-street. We »¡«li tn ibis iti.hle institution every surcess. Ono of Hie spe.ik TS intimated Hint some publícaos bod petitioned the Gnveriier fur permission t ? h»»«* oublie lintce* open un week dav- in.lil 12 (iVlnck nt night, and nu Siintl.ivs fi oin 8 lo IO o'clock iii Ibo evening. Wu feel persuaded that hi» Excellency will uni grant a prajer which wnuhl result only in in Iii ¡tin rm I vice omi misery. I* any clldli...
DR. NIXON. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 4 July 1845
DR. NIXON. WE insert in another pnge the Letter of " A SUBSCRIBER," who, to tx certain extent, cnlls in question the correctness of our ar- ticle in Inst -week's pnper, which slnted thnt Dr. Nixon lind written to thc Government proposing nn alterntion in the order of pub- lic prayer. Our correspondent admits the truth of our strrcment, hut com- plains thnt thc circumstnnces under which Dr. Nixon wrote to the Government, hnvp bern omittpd ; hut we do not see how their addition affects thc principle of the qttcs^n. We thank our correspondent for warning ns against receiving information " from a party not creditable ;*' but before throning discredit upon the sonrce from whence we derived our info mntion, we think it would hnve lippn more prudent and courteous to bai e first ascertained from ourselves whe- ther we might not rest on most respectable testimony, and on any other we never hope to récrive'and publish anything affecting the c'.iirncter of a public mnn. However, we have made f...
SIR EARDLEY WILMOT. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 4 July 1845
SIR EARDLEY WILMOT. IT eivc» na créât pleasure- to rncnr'l the rii|l"»ln¡r »MIC oiin:nn,e «ji OM- I.e.,..-. Wil mu ¡-A [irrs-tu nf lim un&lt;i e nf Buyil. fur many jPHr« in tl,e police &lt;l«ip;irtnii'in. hrcam* im fit fur wrvii-p, He w is rec »m nifi'il-il tn Loni Sallie; for a peiisimi nf j£75 |>er annum j anti Hie ircetii ilerpmcht1». anifint? n brr ihinirs trre;il ami Miiall, hrtmtflit t,&lt; him the sod iMinif« thal Ilia Lordship lim I nm IIPPII ptea«ed to comply with t lie recoin n'enilaiion in hu favnnr. Suff rinir under Ilia doublent!] iel inn of lilinilnes«nnil paruly»is lie wrnt to Iiis Exe Heney, informing him of the cWniiitinn in which the decision of the Secretary of S'a'e placed him, and praying lliat the. application in his hehulf »hiiulil he iiriteil anew. The reply tn this coiitmnnication HRS in compliance with II* requpit ; ami further, an intimation Unit, fur the present, he fhoiild druw II pension of tirent ti pmnuls qumterlii from lus ...
CUSTOM HOUSE. HOBART TOWN. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 4 July 1845
CUSTOM HOUSE. HOBART TOWN. &nbsp; &nbsp; Return of Grain and Flour imported and ex- ported at the Port of Hobart Town, during the week ended 27th June, 1845 inclusive: - IMPORTS. &nbsp; Nil. EXPORTS. Oats ............ 3 bushels. Flour ........... 1 ton. Return of Grain and Flour imported and ex- ported at the Port of Launceston, during the week ended 26th June, 1845, inclusive :- IMPORTS. Nil. EXPORTS. Wheat............. 3569 bushels. G. H. BARNES, Collector.
ROADS' DEPARTMENT. 1st July, 1845. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 4 July 1845
ROADS' DEPARTMENT. 1st July, 1845. I hereby give notice, that the new line of road part of the main road) through Symmond's Plains is now thrown open to the public and I further notify that from the present date the old line of road will be discontinued and cease to be a part of the main line of road. FRED. FORTH, Director-General of Roads.
PUBLICANS' LICENSES. HOBART TOWN. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 4 July 1845
PUBLICANS' LICENSES. HOBART TOWN. NOTICE is hereby given, that the fourth Quar- &nbsp; terly Meeting of Justices of the Peace, for the con- sideration of applications for permission to trans- fer or continue existing Licenses, and for Certifi- cates of approval of new Licenses being granted, for the Police District of Hobart Town, (including Kangaroo Point.) will be held in the Court of Re- quests' Room, Hobart Town, on Monday the 4th day of August next, at ten o'clock in the forenoon. Dated this 6th day of June, 1844. A. C. STONER, Clerk of the Peace.
THE OBSERVER. HOBART TOWN, FRIDAY, JULY 4. THE CASE OF FEMALE PRISONERS IN VAN DIEMEN'S LAND. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 4 July 1845
THE OBSERVER. HOBART TOWN, FRIDAY, JULY 4. THE CASE OF FEMALE PRISONERS IN VAN DIEMEN'S LAND. THREE yours have well nigh elapsed, since &nbsp; Lord Stanley addressed a despatch to the then head of the Local Government, in which, after referring to the views of Her Majesty's Government in respect to male convicts, his Lordship proceeds to state what they are, in reference " to an equally im- portant, and in some respects a more diffi- cult subject," their application to female convicts. His Lordship, in that despatch, which has never been published here, says : " The difficulties are greater, inasmuch as those with whom we have to deal, are in general as fully depraved as the male con- victs, while it is impossible to subject them to the same course of discipline, and thus no alternative seems to be left, but either to detain them in actual confinement, or to permit them to enter, in some mode or other, into the mass of the population, where the knowledge of their former char...
PUBLICANS' LICENSES, LONGFORD. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 4 July 1845
PUBLICANS' LICENSES, LONGFORD. Notice is hereby given, that the fourth quarterly Meeting of Justices of the Peace, for the conside- &nbsp; &nbsp; ration of applications for permission to transfer or &nbsp; continue existing Licenses, and for certificates of &nbsp; approval of new Licenses being granted for the &nbsp; Police District of Longford, will be held in the Court House, Longford, on Monday, the 4th day of August next, at 10 o'clock in the forenoon. Dated this 14th day of June, 1845. A. R. TRURO, Dep. Clerk of the Peace.
TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION, &c. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 4 July 1845
TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION, &c. The OBSERVER 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. SUBSCRIPTION.—10s. per quarter in ad- &nbsp; vance ; 13s. credit. ADVERTISEMENTS.—Twelve lines and un- der, 2s. 6d., and 2d. for every additional line, for each insertion. Considerable reduction on Advertisements continued for any length of time. Advertisements are 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. No verbal communications attended to. *** COMMUNICATIONS for the Editor, Orders for the Paper and Advertisements, to be addressed, or left at " THE OB- SERVER " Office, (MR. GEORGE ROL- WEGAN'S), Collins Street, Hobart Town. Orders to discontinue must be accompanied...
GOVERNMENT GAZETTE. COMMISSIONERS' OFFICE, 1st July, 1845. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 4 July 1845
COMMISSIONERS' OFFICE, 1st July, 1845. Notice is hereby given, that the following Claims for Grants will be ready for examination, by the Commissioners appointed for that purpose, upon or immediately after the 1st day of September next, on or before which day any caveat or counter claim must be entered. William Harris, City of Hobart Town, 1r. 14p. &nbsp; (Part of locations ordered to I. Leach, A. M'Lean, and B. Guy, under whom and others applicant claims.)—Bounded on the north east by 1 chain 45½ links south easterly along an allotment granted to I. Sweep now occupied by or belonging to Wm. Dove and along an allotment occupied by or be- longing to H. Lyon commencing at the west angle of the first-mentioned allotmenton Goulburn-street, on the south east by 66 links south-westerly along an allotment granted to David Dunkley, again on the south east by 1 chain 38 links south-westerly along allotments granted to Charles Sefton, William Campbell and the said William Harris respe...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 4 July 1845
FOR LONDON DIRECT. THE A 1 Barque Psyche, H. Irving, &nbsp; Commander, 300 Tons Register, a &nbsp; regular trader, having all her dead &nbsp; weight and the greater port of her &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; wool ready for shipment, will have immediate des- patch. For Freight or Passage apply to KERR, BOOLE & Co, or to ASKIN MORRISON. New Wharf, 12th June, 1845. THE OLD ESTABLISHED PRINTING OFFICE, 67, ELIZABETH STREET. THE Public is most respectfully informed that in consequence of the great depression of the times, the undersigned is determined to execute every variety of LETTER-PRESS PRINTING ON THE LOWEST POSSIBLE TERMS, Book Work, Pamphlets, Reports, Catalogues, Circulars, Invoice Books, Bill Dooks, Cheque Books, Acceptances, Bills of Lading, Bills of Ex- change, Law Forms, Custom House Forms, Military Forms, Log Books, Receipts, Bill Heads, Posting Bills, Handbills, Cards, Labels, &c. WILLIAM PRATT. NOW READY—-PRICE 4d., A ...
ACCOUNTANT OF STORES' OFFICE. 28th June, 1845. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 4 July 1845
ACCOUNTANT OF STORES' OFFICE. 28th June, 1845. NOTICE is hereby given, that Tenders will be received at this Office, addressed Tenders for &nbsp; Colonial Stores," until 12 o'clock on Tuesday, the 15th proximo, for the supply of the following ar- ticles, in such quantities, and at such times, as may be required during the half-year commencing 1st July, and ending 31st December, 1845. The Stores are to be delivered by the Contrac- tors in detail upon a written requisition, signed by the bend of the department requiring them ; who, upon delivery of the articles, will acknowledge &nbsp; their receipt at the foot of the requisition. This document must be forwarded by the Contractors, with their accounts against the Government, at the end of each month, to the Accountant of Stores ; so that they may receive the amounts due to them respectively, at the Colonial Treasury, as soon as possible. Samples are to be sent to this office, unless otherwise directed in the following ...