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[?] [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 4 July 1845
Tenders will be received at this Office until 12 &nbsp; o'clock on Saturday, the 5th July, for a supply of the undermentioned articles, required for Colonial service :— Bibles, 30 Testaments, 50 Books of Common Prayer, 12 Reams of Yellow Foolscap Paper, for print- ing purposes, 30 Letter Envelopes, 2000 Note ditto, 1000 E. J. MANLEY, Accountant of Stores.
Markets. HOBART TOWN, 3rd JULY, 1845. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 4 July 1845
HOART TOWN, 3rd JULY, 1845. Wheat is firm at 5s. 6d. per bushel. Barley ........ 4s. per bushel. Oats ........... 4s. 0d. to 4s. 3d. ditto. Hay, pressed .. £3 10s. £4 to per ton. Straw ............ 35s. to 40s. ditto. Potatoes .......... £2 15s. to £3 ditto. There is no demand for pressed hay at present ; loose may be had at £2 10s. &nbsp; LAUNCESTON. Wheat continues firm at 5s. per bushel. Spirits and Tobacco in the Bonded Stores on the 3rd July, 1845 :— Rum ........... 24,258 gallons Brandy.........19.2 8 ditto &nbsp; Geneva ........ 7,226 ditto Tobacco ..... 175.024 lbs Cigars .......... 8.210 ditto In addition to the above are the undermention. ed, of which the weights and quantities are not yet adjusted :— 20 Kegs and 6 boxes Tobocco 579 Kegs Tobacco 110 Hogshead - Rum 20 Puncheons Rum
LAUNCESTON. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 4 July 1845
LAUNCESTON. ARRIVALS—June 27—Brig Swan, 149 tons. Bell, master, from Port Phillip ; James Riven, agent. Passengers—Dr. Drummond, Mr. Williams, &nbsp; Mr. Mills, Mr. Cain, Mr. Knopp. No departures. IMPORTS. Vessels reported inwards during the week. June 27—Per brig Swan, from Port Phillip &nbsp; 4 packages cigars, 7 boxes starch, Wm. Williams ; 100 mats coffee. Kerr, Bogle, and Co. ; 28 bul- &nbsp; locks, 200 sheep. James Raven ; 1 piece machinery. 23 bags bags, 2 roses cottons, 1 case-chandelier, &nbsp; 1 horse, 1000 sacks, order. EXPORTS. Vessels reported outwards during the week. Nil.
Shipping Intelligence. HOBART TOWN. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 4 July 1845
Shipping Intelligence. HOBART TOWN. ARRIVALS—July 1—Schooner Sisters, 131 tons, Clark, master, from Singapore. Sailed 11th May. &nbsp; &nbsp; Passengers — Captain and Mrs. Beatson, Mr. Smith, Mrs. Vincent, and J. M'Farlan. DEPARTURES — July 2 — Schooner Lillias, 87 tons. Smith, master, for Port Phillip. Passengers in the cabin—Mrs. Willis. Mr. K. Swanston, Mr. T. Young, junior, Hannah Fletcher. Steerage— Mr. and Mrs. Culnan and child. Mr. and Mrs. Derbyshire and child, Mrs. Boyd and five children, and fifteen emancipists. July 2—Ship Eliza Ann, 571 tons, Chivers, master, for Sydney. Passenger—Mr. R. D. Rogers, supercargo. IMPORTS. Per Sisters, from Singapore—155 bags coffee, 1311 bags sugar, 27 bundles rattans, 300 bags Java rice, 292 bags black pepper, 20 bales gunny bags, Burns and White. EXPORTS. Per Lillias, for Port Phillip—11 bags tobacco, A. H. Mannings ; 5 kegs tobacco, W. M. Tennent ; 1 hhd brandy, 2 puncheons rum. J. Williamson ; &nbsp; 1 box books,...
Miss[?]cous Shipping. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 4 July 1845
Miscellanous Shipping. The Deborah arrived on Thursday, from the &nbsp; &nbsp; Mauritius 1st May. She sailed from hence on 23rd January. The barque Tenniserim, Captain M'Kenzie, from Launceston 11th February, arrived at Port Louis &nbsp; on 10th April. The brig Jane Geary, 203 tons, Burnie, master, was loading with sugar for Hobart Town. The barque Guiana, D. Talbot, from Adelaide 11th March, reached Port Louis 23rd April, with a cargo of 2,286 bails wheat, 510 bags flour, 400 bags bran, shingles, potatoes, &c. &nbsp; The Marian Watson sailed from Mauritius for &nbsp; Sydney on 30th April, with a cargo of sugar. She had arrived inside the Port Phillip heads on 20th June.
VESSELS IN HARBOUR. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 4 July 1845
VESSELS IN HARBOUR. &nbsp; Barque Elizabeth and Jane, laid up . . . . . . Kinnear, loading for Sydney Brig . . Swan, discharging . . . . . . Agile, just arrived from Hobart Town Schooner Clarence, loading for Port Albert . . . . . . Deborah just arrived from Mauritius . . . . . . Minerva, just arrived from Portland Bay
THE RIGHTS OF WOMEN. (From the Quarterly Review for December.) [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 4 July 1845
THE RIGHTS OF WOMEN. (From the Quarterrly Review for December.) We hope—nay, we proudly believe—that the honourable freedom of our women may long be made to rest on those only founda- tions which can keep it secure against change —the purity, the harmony, the genial bright- ness of our English homes ; and in order to this good end, we will humbly venture to utter these few short counsels for the propi- tiation of the stern Viraplaca, that deafest of Roman deities. Our hints are of course more addenda to the magnificent catalogue of virtues which Mrs. Ellis inculcates, but the first that we have, to offer is one which derives some base importance from the fact of its being accompanied by a treacherous disclosure. We are betraying the secret weakness of our sex, but the truth must be told, and the truth is no less than this—that man too is vain !—vain even of personal looks ! It is only by a greater command over his feelings, and by superior powers of dissimulation, that he has been a...
HOBART TOWN PRICES CURRENT. TEAS. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 4 July 1845
HOBART TOWN &nbsp; PRICES CURRENT. TEAS. £ s. d. Hysonslcin.............per chest 4 10 0 Congou ............do. 6 0 0 Hyson, fine.............per catty 2 0 0 Gunpowder.............do. 2 10 0 Orange Pekoe no demand ..do. 1 10 0 &nbsp; Souchung...... do.......do. 1 10 0 SUGARS. Manilla ........per ton £26, 27 0 0 Mauritius........do...... 28 0 0 West India.......do. . £28, 30 0 0 English, refined.......lb. 0 0 4½ —, crushed.........do. 0 0 4 FRUIT. Raisins, muscatel.............lb. None. —, Smyrna, scarce......... do. 0 0 5¾ &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; —, Cape,.....do........do. 0 0 5¾ Currants........do......do. 0 0 6 Almonds. Jordan.......do. 0 1 9 Rice, Bengal (wanted, per ton 16 0 0 —, Java none in stock). . do. 14 0 0 PORTER. Taylor's (scarce. hhd. £5 10, 6 0 0 Elliott's, and in demand)., hhd. 5 0 O ??????? do ...............do 5 0 0 &nbsp; Bottled .... do...............doz. 0 0 6 &nbsp; ALE. Ind & Smith's (scarce, and.. hh...
SOME ACCOUNT OF THE DUKE OF WELLINGTON. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 4 July 1845
SOME ACCOUNT OF THE DUKE OF WELLINGTON. THE Duke of Wellington generally rises at about eight. Before he gets out of bed, be commonly pulls off his nightcap, and while he is dressing he sometimes whistles a tune, and occasionally damns his valet. The Duke of Wellington uses warm water in shaving, and lays on n greater quantity of lather than ordinary men. While shav- ing he chiefly breathes through his nose, with a view, as is conceived, of keeping the suds out of his mouth : and sometimes he blows out one cheek, sometimes the other, to present a better surface to the razor. When he is dressed ho goes down to break- fast, and while descending the stairs he commonly takes occasion to blow his nose, following it up with three hasty wipes of his handkerchief, which he instantly after- wards deposits in his right-hand coat pocket. The Duke of Wellington's pockets are in the skirts of his cont, and the holes perpendicu- lar. He wears false horizontal flaps, which have given the world un ...
SCHISM IN THE CHURCH OF ROME. GERMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH. Breslau, February 10. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 4 July 1845
SCHISM IN THE CHURCH OF ROME. GERMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH. Breslau, February 10. The honest priest who lately exposed the fraud perpetrated by the Roman Catholic Church in Germany of exhibiting some old coat as the very garment worn by our Savi- our, has been excommunicated. In conse- quence of this a large number of respectable Roman Catholics have united with the priest in forming themselves into a Christian Church, and have adopted and published the following Confession of their Faith and Prin- ciples in the Silesian Gazette :- " 1. We throw off the allegiance to the Bishop of Rome and bis whole establish- ment. " 2. We maintain full liberty of consci- ence, and contemn every compulsion, false- hood, and hypocrisy, " 3. The basis and the contents of the Christian belief are the Bibln. " 4. The free investigation and interpre- tation is not to be restrained by external au- thority. " 5. As the essential contents of our faith we lay down the following symbols :- " ' I believe in God the...
Mis[?] [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 4 July 1845
MISCELLANEA NEW MATERIAL.—A Liverpool furrier, advertising in the Mail, informs those ladies " who wish to have a really-genuine article " that he will be happy to make them muffs, boas, &c, of " THEIR OWN SKINS !" DANGER OP PRUSSIC ACID.—A singular case of the death of a medical practitioner (Mr. Daniel S. Holmes), occurred at Strat- ton, near Cirencester, last week. From the evidence it would appear, that he suffered occasionally from pain in his head, and at such times was in the habit of touching his tongue with the stopper of a bottle of prussic acid, which gave him relief. About six months ago, deceased had been heard to re- mark upon the strength of the dose he had taken, as it made him giddy. Lately he had been in fair health and excellent spirits. On Wednesday, last week, he left his home to attend a ball at some distance, and re- turned in the afternoon of the following day, apparently much delighted with the festivities, though he complained much of fatigue, havin...
POLITICAL RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS. (Concluded from our last.) [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 4 July 1845
POLITICAL RIGHTS AND OBLI- GATIONS. BY JONATHAN DYMOND. (Concluded from our last.) Many political constitutions have existed in which the governor was held to be abso- lutely the supreme power. The antiquity of such constitutions, or the regular succession of the existing governor, does not make his pretensions to this power just, because the principles on which it is ascertained that the people are supreme, are antecedent to all questions of usage, and superior to them. No injustice, therefore, is done-nothing wrong is done—in diminishing or taking away the power of an absoluto monarch, notwithstanding the regularity of his pre- tensions to it. Yet other principles have been held : and it was said of Louis the Sixteenth, that as he " was the solo maker and executor of the laws," and as this power " had been exercised by him and by his an- cestors for centuries without question or control, it was not in the power of the states to deprive him of any portion of it without &nbs...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 4 July 1845
ron. PORT pHXUiXP. (Ta Sailen Wednesday, the Viii Instant) THU l'asl-sailiii(r .Schooner Sisters, 130 inns, Capt. ll. Clink, Fur Freight «ir Passage, liaviii^ superior nccoiuliioüulinil, apply tn »HUNS ii: WHITE. Old Wharf. \ July 3rd, 18J5. J TOR svDKnv. TI1K Uni' A 1 Barque Mount Stew- art fíl/i/iinxlone. Adolphus Huilón, Coiiiinaitik-r, will Rail Cur lim nhive ^^^---^ Vitn in a few days, anti luis couiuiti dious .iccumiiioil.ttiiin for Passengers. Fer passage only n|i[ily to thc Commander on board, ur io A. II. M AS IN G. New Wharf, '; July 2nd, 18-15.)' Boyd Town, Twofold Bay, New South Wales. ~¡¡¡£7-prM SHU'S can refresh or refit nt this ^S^j^yjft^ Harbour, free of nil l'ort Charges, ^OS^WjSi * ',''ot"=c' al"' llln obtiim wootl, CSST^CJ-KJC-JS water, fresh uni! suit provisions, ve- ndables, ship ihniiilicry, stores mill slops ol'every kind und description : and, if required, the service of experienced shipwrights and bout builders up- on the most reasonable terms. N.II.-Oil or ...
[In consequence of the arrival of the English and Sydney news, we had to exclude the following from our last paper.] CHINA. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 8 July 1845
[In consequence of the arrival of the English and Sydney news, we had to exclude the following from our last paper.] CHINA. By the Sitters from Manilla, we have re- ceived the Singapore Free Press of the 8th May, and furnish some interesting extracts below. The lower classes in China manifest still great hostility to foreigners, and the Chinesc authorities do not seem to be strong enough to repress the outrages of the celes- tial mob. It is, however, pleasing to learn that Keying, a high Chinese functionary, has proposed to the Emperor the toleration of the Christinn religion in the empire. CHRISTIANITY IN CHINA. We haye been favoured with the following translation of a memorial from the illustri- &nbsp; ous Viceroy Keying, to the Emperor of Chi- na. The memorialist, who has, it is hoped, &nbsp; paid some attention to the doctrines of the &nbsp; Christian faith, at least so far as they incul- cate virtue, recommends that in China, there should be perfect reli...
ROADS' DEPARTMENT. 1st July, 1845. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 8 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. &nbsp;