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TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION, &c. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 8 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- vance ; 13s. credit. ADVERTISEMENTS.—Twelve lines and un- &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; der, 2s. 6d., and 2d. for every additional line, for each insertion. Considerable reduction on Advertisements continued for any length of time. Advertisements are &nbsp; received at the Publishing Office in Collins Street on Monday, till 12 o'clock, and on 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 P...
TESTIMONIAL TO SIR JOHN BARROW, BART. [From the Morning Post, March 29.] [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 8 July 1845
TESTIMONIAL TO SIR JOHN BARROW, BART. [From the Morning Post, March 29.] THE public will, we are confident, be grati- fied to learn that the officers who have been employed on the various Polar expeditions by sea and land have just presented to Sir John Barrow, Bart., on the occasion of his retirement from office as Secretary of the Admiralty, a handsome candelabrum, with a suitable inscription, &c., to testify their private esteem, and to record their sense of the very prominent part he has taken for many years past in the promotion of Arctic discovery. This elegant piece of plate, which was exhibited for some days at Messrs. Green and Ward's, Cockspur-street, by whom it was manufactured, hears the following in- scription, together with Sir John's coat-of- arms, and a spirited representation of two ships navigating among icebergs :- " To Sir John Harrow, Baronet, L.L.D., F.R.S., &c., On his retirement from office. After a period of forty years service, as Secretary ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 8 July 1845
FOR LONDON DIRECT. THE A 1 Barque Psyche, H. Irving, Commander, 300 Tons Register, a regular trader, having all her dead weight and the greater part of her wool ready for shipment, will have immediate des- patch. For Freight or Passage apply to KERR, BOGLE & Co. or to ARKIN MORRISON. New Wharf, 12th June, 1845. FOR PORT PHILLIP. (To Sail on Wednesday, the 9th Instant.) THE fast-sailing Schooner Sisters, &nbsp; 13o tons, Capt. H. Clark. For &nbsp; Freight or Passage, having superior accommodation, apply to BURNS & WHITE. Od Wharf, } July 3rd, 1845. } FOR SYDNEY. THE fine A 1 Barque Mount Stew- &nbsp; art Elphinstone, Adolphus Holton, &nbsp; Commander, will sail for the above Port in a few days, and has commo- dious accommodation for Passengers, For passage only apply to the Commander on board, or to A. H. MANING. New Wharf, } July 2nd, 1845. } THE OLD ESTABLISHED PRINTINC OFFICE, 67, ELIZABETH STREET. THE Public is most respectfully inf...
OPENING OF THE SYNAGOGUE IN ARGYLE STREET. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 8 July 1845
OPENING OF THE SYNAGOGUE IN ARGYLE STREET. THE beautiful little building in Argyle-street devoted to religious service by the scattered remnant of Israel in this town, was opened according to announcement, on Friday last Every seat was occupied, and the doors closed punctually at three o'clock. At first, the eye of the stranger was naturally drawn to the crowded splendour of the internal ar- rangements.—The elevated and carpeted space railed in the centre, and allotted to the reading desk and choir, the elegantly em- broidered velvet curtain covering the ark the pillars of carved work with their gilded capitals, corresponding with the Egyptian style of the building, the gorgeous chande- liers (wholly of colonial manufacture), the singular appearance of males only, with covered heads in the area, while the ladies occupying the gallery, were, generally with- out bonnets ; these things for a moment or two divided the attention, but thoughts and feelings of deeper interest soon crowded ...
LAUNCESTON. ARRIVALS. Nil. DEPARTURES. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 11 July 1845
LAUNCESTON. ARRIVALS. KU. DEPARTURES. ?Time 25. - Brig Henry, li t tons, Tregurtlin, muster, for Adelaide, via Circular Head. Passen- gers-A. Bevan and ll children, Thomas Forrest, Kllcn Forrest und child, ¿lr». Hose, J nines Grunt, Charles Langaid, William Isaacson, Simon Par- ker, George Burden, Samuel Burilen, Charles Ashby, James Thompson, I. Eudacott, Mary En- dicott, George Dive, Edward Wild, F. Stewart, William Bloomfield, Robert Hassell, William Bea- ton, S. Sandford, George Johnson, M. Lackey. .hine 30.-Schooner Clarence, 07 tons, Archer, master, for Port Albert; William Williams, agent. Passengers-Mrs. Archer, Mr M'Farluuc. July 5.- Brig .Viran, 140 tons,-Bell, master, for Port Phillip ; James Haven, agent. Passengers Mr. I. II. .Matson, Mr. Crowe, Mr. Uinphelhy, Mrs. Lewis and four children ; Mrs. Turnbull and four children, ¿liss C. Stcn'att, ¿Ir. I. Gerrard, Richard Chandler, Lawrence Eagnn, I. Smith, W. Gladshy, H. Bradcock, I. Oxley, William Gould, Mrs. M'Kcuzic, .Mrs...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 11 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 part of her &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 ON THE LOWEST POSSIBLE TERMS, Book Work, Pamphlets, Reports, Catalogues, Circulars, Invoice Books, Bill Books, 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. VETERINARY INFIRMARY, Collins Street. THE Public and particularly those resi...
GOVERNMENT GAZETTE. COMMISSIONERS' OFFICE, 1st July, 1845. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 11 July 1845
GOVERNMENT GAZETTE. 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 ofter 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. (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 &nbsp; of the first-mentioned allotment on Goulburn-street, on the south cast by 66 links south-westerly along an allotment granted to David Dunkley, again on the south cast by 1 chain 38 links south-westerly along allotments granted to Charles Sefton, William Campbell and the said...
ACCOUNTANT OF STORES' OFFICE. 28th June, 1845. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 11 July 1845
ACCOUNTANT OF STORES' OFFICE. &nbsp; 28th June, 1845. &nbsp; NOTICE is hereby given, that Tenders will be received at this Office, addressed " Tenders for 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. &nbsp; The Stores are to be delivered by the Contrac- tors in detail upon a written requisition, signed by- the head of the deportment requiring them ; who, upon delivery of the articles, will acknowledge &nbsp; their receipt at the foot of the requisition. This &nbsp; document must be forwarded by the Contractors, with their accounts against the Government, at &nbsp; the end of each month, to the Accountant of Stores ; so that they may receive the amounts due &nbsp; to them respectively, at the Colonial Treasury, as soon as possible. &...
SVRVEYOR-GENERAL'S OFFICE. 3rd July, 1845. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 11 July 1845
SERVEYOR-GENERAL'S OFFICE. 3rd July, 1845. &nbsp; The Lieutenant-Governor having had under consideration the fact of many of the Township Reserves throughout the Island being ill adapted for the purpose ; and having therefore decided that certain Lands of that description shall be offered for sale at the same price as ordinary Crown Land, namely, £1 per acre : notice is hereby given, that applications to purchase such Reserves, or nny portion of them, will be entertained by this De- partment, where every information as regards lo- cality, &c., may be obtained. R, POWER, Surveyor-General. &nbsp;
AUDIT OFFICE. 5th July, 1845. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 11 July 1845
AUDIT OFFICE. 5th July, 1845. Warrants for Contingent Expenses sent to the Colonial Treasury for payment between the 1st of thc current month and this date :- I. Petchey, Charcoal. J. Gloster, Boards. David Hutton Landing-place, &c. I. S. Prout, Sketches, &c. H. Warren, Bookbinding. W. Rout, Oil. G. Woodward, Surveying. I. Scott, ditto. R. E. Burnett, ditto. I. King, ditto. C. Bradbury, Travelling expenses. G. Hutton, Carpenter's work. G. T. W. BOYES, Auditor.
COMMISSIONERS' OFFICE. 8th July, 1815. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 11 July 1845
COMMISSIONERS' OFFICE, I 8th July, 1845. Notier, is herebv given, that the following Claims &nbsp; Commissioners appointed for that purposes upon or immediately after the 8th day of September next, on or before which day any caveat or counter claim must be entered. William Field, Joseph Bonney, and Elizabeth Richards, Suburbs of Launceston, 9½p. (Originally &nbsp; located to W. H. Browne, who sold to Evan Henry Thomas, who sold to the late W. Field, under whose will the applicants claim as devisees.)—Bounded on the north east by 118 links south-easterly along Eglington-street commencing at its angle with Howick-street, on the south east by 50½ links south- westerly along an allotment occupied by or belong- ing to Samuel Feutrill, on thc south west by 118 links north-westerly along an allotment occupied by or belonging to - Langham, and on the north west by 50½ links north-easterly along Howick- street aforesaid to the point of commencement. &nbsp; James Hamil...
CUSTOM HOUSE. HOBART TOWN. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 11 July 1845
CUSTOM HOUSE. HOBART TOWN. Return of Grain and Flour imported and ex- ported at the Port of Hobart Town, during the week ended 4th July, 1845, inclusive : - EXPORTS. Oats ............ 60 bushels. Flour............ 5 tons. Return of Grain and Flour imported and ex- ported at the Port of Launceston, during the week ended 3rd, July, 1845, inclusive :— EXPORTS. Oats............ 130 bushels. Wheat........ 2630 ditto. Flour............ 50 tons. G. H. BARNES, Collector.
GENERAL POST OFFICE. 5th July, 1845. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 11 July 1845
GENERAL POST OFFICE. 5th July, 1845. The following Ship Letters have been put into &nbsp; the Unpaid Letter Box at the Post Office, Laun- ceston, since the 1st ultimo, and are now detained there for the Sea Postage :— England. I. S. Penny, Esq., Middlesex. Scotland. Francis Cameron, Esq., Edinburgh. Melbourne. Mr. W. Finnigan. Mrs. Turnbull. Portland Bay. I. Newton. Port Fairy. William M'Lochorann. F. C. SMITH, Postmaster-General.
Shipping Intelligence. HOBART TOWN. ARRIVAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 11 July 1845
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. &nbsp; HOBART TOWN. ARRIVAL. July 9.—Schooner Agenaria, 107 tons, Bentley, master, from Port Albert, with cattle and sheep. DEPARTURE. July 10.—The Mount Stewart Elphinstone, for Sydney. IMPORTS. Vessels reported inwards during the week, Per Sons of Commerce, from London. 20 hhds. brandy, 1 water ewer, John Mezger ; 1 cask stone blue, I package twine, 1 box apparel, I. Milward ; 4 packages ironware, 3 cases, 6 casks drugs, W. Elliott ; 2 bales 1 case cottons, G. Rees ; 1 cask crushed sugar, 3 crates earthenware, 1 barrel rai- sins, H. Ridler ; 44 crates earthenware, W. Carter ; 8 bales canvas, 5 bales wool packs, 4 bales sacks, J. F. Strachan ; 4 cases slops and moleskins, 1 bale slops, 1 bale forfars, R. Lewis & Sons ; 2 cases cottons and woollens, 1 ditto books, 3 trunks lea- ther, D. Macpherson casks grindery, Order : 6 bales drapery, G. W. Walker ; 4 cases books, F. C. Symmonds ; 4 cases stationery, F. Huller & Co. ; 4 cases whale l...
Miscellaneous Shipping. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 11 July 1845
MISCELLANEOUS SHIPPING The Gazelle, 242, for Launceston, is advertised, to leave on 29th March, and the Renown on the same day. The Cleveland, 450, is advertised for Hobart Town. The Sydney, White, from Sydney, arrived at Gravesend 28th March. The Platina is still on the berth for Hobart Town. The Achilles is fonding for Port Phillip. The Ratcliffe, with convicts for Hobart, was to sail on 1st .May. The Louisa, for New Zealand, sailed from Ply- &nbsp; mouth 18th March. The Alpha, from Flinders' Island, is coming up the river with twenty-four of the unfortunate passengers wrecked in the Mary. The house ori- ginally engaged for their reception has been sub- sequently let ; but we hear Captain Bateman and Mr. Raven have secured temporary accommoda- tion for the destitute sufferers. The subscriptions received will place them above the reach of want. The vessel will be up to night.
[?]. HOBART TOWN, 11th JULY, 1845. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 11 July 1845
Markets. HOBART TOWN, 11th JULY, 1845. &nbsp; &nbsp; Wheat may now be quoted at 5s. 10d., and be- &nbsp; fore a few days are past we have no doubt to see it at 6s. Barley is in demand, but we are not aware of any sales above 4s. Oats.............. 4s. 0d. to 4s. 3d. ditto. Maize............ 4s. ditto. Hay, pressed .. £3 10s. to £4 per ton. Ditto, loose .... £2 10s. ditto Straw .......... 30s. to 40s ditto. We understand 6s. has been offered for a large parcel of wheat at Launceston. Potatoes ............£2 15. to £3 ditto. Carrots ............ 1s. per doz. Eggs ............ 1s. 2d. dilto. Cabbage............ 1s. ditto. Onions............20s. cwt. Fowls ............. 2s. to 2s. 6d. per pair. Duck............. 3s. to 3s. 6d. ditto. Geese ............. 3s. 6d. to 4s. each. Turkeys............. 6s. to 7s. ditto. Butter.............. 1s. 6d. to 1s. 9d. lb Apples .............. 8s. to 12s. per bushel. Shingles.............. 5d. 6d to 6s. per thousand. Sawn timber ....
TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION, &c. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 11 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- vance ; 13s. credit. ADVERTISEMENTS.-Twelve lines and un- der, 2s. 6d., and 1d. for every additional line, 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'clock, and on 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), ...
TO CORRESPONDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 11 July 1845
TO CORRESPONDENTS. The letter of a COLONIST, talented and cor- rect us it is, we think, wants in immediate applicability to what it censures, and would not, just now, serve the object it is designed to promote, but rather the reverse. De- ????????? known that the &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; writer is among the last who would expect us to insert it. &nbsp;