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Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 14 July 1860
DEATHS. On the 11th instant, at her residence, 30 High- street, Mrs. Elizabeth ADDISON, aged 93 years. Friends are specially invited to attend the Funeral, on Saturday, 11th instant, at 2 o'clock. No circulars will be issued. j 14 On the 8th instant, at his residence Brushy Creek, Kangaroo Bottom, Mr. Thomas MACKERELL, aged 73 years, surving his wife only twenty-four &nbsp; days. 14 j &nbsp; The friends of the late Mr. SCREEN are respectfully &nbsp; &nbsp; informed that the Funeral will take place on Sunday next, the 15th instant and will leave his residence, "Sir George Arthur," Campbell-street, at half-past 2 o'clock. J 14 At the residence of her father, Bull's Head, Goulbourn-street, on the 12th instant, MARY ANN, &nbsp; daughter of Mr. James Cousins, aged two years and &nbsp; &nbsp; one month. Friends will please attend the Funeral, &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; on Sunday, the 15th instant, at half-past two o...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 14 July 1860
For Melbourne. THE Clipper Brit: EMMA PRESCOTT. fwill sail for the above port on _i SATURDAY next, the Hth July, I860T For Freight or Passage apply on board. Or to GEORGE LEWIS, Agent. td 1 Direct and Nearest Route to the ?, Snowy River Gold Fields. ;' Steam to Sydney, via Twofold Bay. ' -1 -%. THE T.S.N.Co's Steam &>%$*^ ship "TASMANIA," J. ÏTR*»îaa£ïîi~* Chneb, commander, -will WIMH})^ Joo%e »or SYDNEY via ggSÍ^-íO TWOFOLD BAY, on or about FRIDAY, 20th July, ut noon. FAKES TO TWOFOLD BAT¡, The 'nearest Port to the Diggings. ' Saloon . £7 7 0 ' Steerage .v 3 10 0 ' Children under 12 years of age in proportion. BENJ. M. CUNNINGHAM, Manager T. S. N. Co. , Franklin Wharf, July 10th, 1860. Ship "Finella" from London. CONSIGNEES by the above Vessel are requested to pass Entries lor their Goods at the Custom House as soon na possible, so that there may be no delay m discharging the enrgo. The ship lins been berthed at the New Wharf and will commence unloading to-day. No Cl...
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. PORT OF HOBART TOWN. COASTERS INWARDS. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 14 July 1860
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. w PORT OF HOBART TOWN. COABTEHS INWAKDS. July 13-Annie, Coast, firewood and oil. Eh'TKUED OUT. July 13-Dart, brig, 128 tons, H. Sunsoni, for Geelong. CLEAKEO OUT. July 13-Emma Prescott, brig, 1-18 tons, J. Staunton, for Melbourne. July 13-Eucolj-ptus, barque, 17-1 tons, Thomson, for Molboumo via Taylor's Bay. SAILED. July 13-Reliance, for Invercargill, N.Z. EXl'OETS. Per Emma Prescott for Melbourne :-40,000 5 feet palings, 20,000 box do, 10,000 G-feet do, 50,000 shingles, 5000 feet battens, 10,000 do timber, Ú0 Imgs x>otatoes, 5000 palings, G. Lewis. Per Eucalj-ptug for Melbourne viaTaj-lor's Bay : 25,000 palings (shipped at Hobart Town), «0,000 feet timber (shipped at Tajlor's Baj'), C. M. Maxwell.
MELTON MOWBRAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 14 July 1860
MELTON MOWBRAY. Yesterday was a great day in sporting events at Melton Mowbray. Besides the advertised shooting match, the steeple chase between Randall and Forrester attracted a considerable number of sporting men, who were provided for in every respect iu Mi-. Blackwells usual liberal style. The shooting came first on the programme, being a sweepstakes match for which there were fifteen entries at ¿S2 each. The birds pioviifcd were excellent and very strong on the wing. Wo append the score, five birds being the limit : Clarke killed 3 Tabart " 4 Jones " 2 Gorringe " 2 Bowden " 3 Foster " 4 Axford " 2 C. Gomuge " 5 Howells " 2 Jarvis " 2 Littlechild " 0 Blackwell " 4 Nicholas " 2 Bailey " 4 Do. " 1 The winner of the first sweep was Mr. C. Gorringe, who was the only " shot" who killed all his birds. For the second prize there were four ties, and in " shooting off" for it, Mr. Blackwell, for whom Mr. Charles Jones of Oatlands shot, was the winner. THE STEEPLE CHASE. This was a match ...
HOBART TOWN PRICES CURRENT. AIE AND PORTER, (duty paid.) [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 16 July 1860
HOBART TOWN PRICES CURRENT. AIE AND I'OETEE, (duty paid.) £. s. «L -£. s. d. Ale Bass's, per hhd.. 7 0 0 to 7 10 0 Allsopp'sdo . 8 0 0 8 0 0 Other brands do ... 5 0 0 7 0 0 Byass's, per dozen ... 0 10 0 0 10 0 Allsopp'H do. 0 10 G 0 11 0 Marzotti's do . 0 10 0 0 0 0 Second class brands do 0 7 0 Porter Taylor's per ldid. ... 7 0 0 Tinman's do ... 4 10 0 Other brands do ... 3 10 0 Bya-ss's cpiarts, doz 0 10 C Marzetti's do ... 0 10 C 2nd clu.s3 brands do 0 7 0 BISCUIT. Colonial cabul, per cwt. ... 1 8 0 to 1 10 0 Navy do . 0 0 0 15 0 English fancy assorted, lb. 0 1 0 0 10 BUILDING MATERIALS. 0 0 8 0 0 0 5 0 0 4 0 0 0 10 ii 0 0 0 0 8 0 Bricks, Colonial, per 1000 1 10 0 to 0 0 Fire ... do 5 0 0 0 0 Slates, Duchess, do 12 10 0 Countess, do 10 0 0 Ladies, do 5 0 0 Cement, Roman, per barrel 12 0 Portlaud.do 0 l8 0 0 0 14 0 0 10 10 0 5 5 0 15 0 10 0 Cork, peril). 0 12 0 13 American, do . 0 0 0 0 0 0 CANDLES. Price's No. 1 Belinonts, lb. 0 1 4 to 0 1 Foreign do. 0 10 0 0 Composition do . 0 0...
MISCELLANEOUS SHIPPING. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 16 July 1860
MISCELLiVNEOUS SHIPPING. Tho Echoouci Cioolo fiom Mclbouruc, aimed at Port Cl gnct on 'I iicsd i) i ist Theie weic signalled at sundown 1 ist evening a whaling bug, not made out, and the brig Alaim, fiom Newe istle, with coals The baique JIUUHV, Captain W Plnllips, put into Algo J Bav 1 ist i cok ior ícpaiis und medical tis "stance the ship having c icoiiiiteied a succession of gales ofl tlic co isl SIic h id liol deel s swept twice b\ ticuiciuloiis seas bo its stove in, bulwaiks carr ed ni i\, md siint lined othei dam go The second m ile uiww ishcd ovciboiud ind di owned, one ol the men was found clinging to ii ope ittaeh ed to a portion ol the v ice!, md % is bl ought lound ii ides HIL, sevei ii oi the «cn wcie senou'-li liijuied One of them had to undeigo iiiuput ition, anothoi w as sufle nig fi om dislocation oí the hip 1 hese tom men weic biouglit piomptly ashoio bj Ciptim Phillips and tikon to the .hospital -Cayu, /li ic (ism, liit'i Mij 'Um United Sta,t s ste uncí Jlfi/siir C...
COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE. CITY ARTICLE. Mercury Office, Saturday Afternoon. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 16 July 1860
¿COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE. CITY ARTICLE. Mercury Office, Saturday Afternoon. Business still c.^101*8 t]lo samo quiet aspect as before Tho gêner."11 disposition is topuichaso m «s Bmnll quantities ns possible, and moichimts liavo no incliniitiou .« lia t«-*oi to pi ess then goods The Pinella mined hoe11 Loudon on Tuesday, bringing a lugo miscellaiiccus caigo, but business lias leccned no stnuidus thcie.iom GRAIN, &C-The gram malice lins been totally devoid of animation thioitgltout tho week Hie demand for w he it his boen quiet; in tho eailj .part of the week a le i '-ales v>cio made al bs Dil to 9s, but the hrt da.> 01 two tlieio bus boon some difficult} m obtainm, the lutte i Uguie, which will only begnell foi icy Mipcuoi samples O its have ui uowaj mniioi eel but mc ijuolcd un 1 cloie with no uiqmiy woila speal nig of English b nlc\ lias but little deni mil, the 1 ist suie s i epoi ted w ci e «fleeted at 7s to'/s id Iluj is\cij pluitilul, but has uiidoigoLü no climie ...
A. NEW WAY OF SETTLING OLD DIFFICULTIES. [FROM THE NEW YORK HERALD.] [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 16 July 1860
A. NEW WAY OP SETTLING OLD DrFÏICtJLTIES. [piiosr Tire NEW T0BK HERALD.] People v ho walk about the world with then eyes' shut soo nothing m the fight between Hcenon and Sayeis, but a vulgai and brutal encomitci between tvtobiuiscis, but wo bebovo it has a iciy gieafc boa ing upon ou foicign lelilioua genoiollj, crd on Bl t-hcoacms pait culaih Is it not highly piobablo that some veiy exalted peioonages au Washington aid m Downing stieet, me at tho bottom of all this distui banco i Is it at all likolj that a meio prize fight, the chosen amusement of the scum of tlio community, would atti act so much attention as this affair unless theie was something unpoitaui belund it? "Wo lia\o had two naas with England, and among many of oui people theie is an hei éditai y inclination to pitch into tho Butish Lion on the smallest possible piotenco On the othei side theie aie not wanting pcisoiio who, thiough absind jealoiu.y,wouldbogladtocui:)plc tho joung lepubhc But wai is like hot house gi ape...
SHIP MAILS. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 16 July 1860
8HIP MAILS. Linux will close at the General Post Oflicc, Hobart Town, J3 undei - For London, via Suez and 31a nullen, per E 51 S Ottawa, via Melbourne, on SatuiiUv next, the 21fit mutant, ->t4 p m For London, v ia, Sue/ ind Southampton, ditto, ditto, ditto For Meditrrintan Port-, via Sue?, ditto, ditto, ditto For Indin, Chun, Mini» , li it via, i.c, vii Point de Galle, ditto, ditto uitto For Cape of Good Hope, via Miuritius, ditto, ditto, ditto For Mauritius and Hannon, via Aden, ditto, ditto, ditto For S\ an Riva, via. Melbourne, ditto, ditto, ditto P fj -IMIOVTANT NOTICE -The French Tian^it Kate on Letter,) and New «papéis for hngland to he forw ai dod v ia Mar»( die-., and the Bl iti&U Po->ta^c on Lett'rs and Ken (.papa -, (JI Butish Colonie-. and loreign Paits ti i i&lt;-i ilttd vu the United Kingdom, must hi pup nu bv mc inn of laï nuniin Postage Stamps, mste id ol m Cisli i Inn tofoie Puticitlu attention ii i&lt; jticst« I to Ino Lettei box it thi...
AUSTRALIA, PAST AND PRESENT. [SCOTSMAN.] [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 16 July 1860
AUSTRALIA, PAST AM) PRESENT. [SCOTSÎIAN.] Tim days of the Australian Exodus aro over-tho Southern Dorado is now but a humdrum place. Australian shippiug still maintains a respectable position in tho advertisement columns of tho Times, but the A.I. clippers, copper-fastened, and carry- ing experienced surgeons-Blaok Ball, White Star, and what not-no longor almost monopolizo tho marino portion of the oul-sido sheet, blaze in red capitals on tho dead walls of our provincial towns, and fill the lualiogany-doskcd offices of mush- room shipbrokers with crowds of eager passengers, angry because they cannot fling away their money fast enough, No Robert Marsden now rushes to the Antipodes in tho certain hope of returning speedily as rich as Kotlischild to wed Ids Ellon Bateman. "Wo hear no moro of navvies suddenly converted into nabobs, of sailors, who, a month or two before, wero glad enough to gulp the extra gill of grog that follows reefing topsails, driving about Melbourne in carriages, ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 16 July 1860
WANTED-A FEMALE GENERAL SERVANT. Apply at the offico of this paper. WANTED a FEMALE GENERAL SERVANT. Apply to Mrs. Gv PERRIMAN, No. 12 Campbell-streot. 18j Steam to Melbourne. -K -yu THE L. and M. S. N. CO'S Jj¡sJ>á|k Steam Ship "ROYAL SHEP f^^^^m^ HERD," W. H. SMJNDEBS, Wífót/Míülg|^ Commander, will leave the &lt;S.vsS^& Company's Wharf, Launces- ton, on THURSDAY next the 19th July, at ' 12 o'clock. For freight or passage, apply to GEORGE FISHES, Agent. Wharf, Launceston, July 12th, 1800. jy IS THE Creditors (if any) of tho late Mr. THOMAS MACKRELL, of Sassafras* Valley, aro requested to forward the particulars of their claims to the office of Mr. Graves» Solicitor, Stone Buildings, Hobart Town. GEORGE HEARLL, \T,,^._ HENRY SHERWIN. J ?*'see«!ow' _ÍJ7 P. PETERS, (Lato of tho Firm of KALBFELD & Coi) BEGS to inform his Friends and tho Publie in general, that he has commenced Business as BOOT and SHOEMAKER, on hi» | own account, at No. 178 Elizabeth-street, ...
JAPAN. (TIMES MAY 2.) [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 16 July 1860
JAPAN,. (THIES "MAY 2.) When the first Embassy departed from these shores to the unknown city of Pekin the ex- pedition created almost as much sensation as would havo been occasioned by a voyage to the moon. Wo are now despatching an Ambassador to thp same country under very different con- ditions ; but it happens that at this moment an Embassy is on its way, probably to London, which is at least as extraordinary as the first British mission to China.. Never from the earliest periods pf history has a diplomatic mlssipn been sent out from the Empire of Japan until the present day; but now nearly a hundred Japanese have started on what is likely to be a tour of tho world, and perhaps before the London season is over we may see genuine specimens of this wonderful people ia the Crystal Palace or on the banks of the Serpentine. The prospect is due to the Americans, who have got tho first visit for themselves, and who, as even their official publications show, are not a little pleased at ...
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. PORT OP HOBART TOWN. COASTERS INWARDS. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 16 July 1860
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. -? PORT OP HOBART TOWN. COASTERS INWAEDS. July 15-Prince of Wales, Port Esperance, timber. CLEABED OUT. July 14-Juno, barque, 338 tons, A. Christy, for Guam. July l-l-Helen S. Pago, barque, 220 tons, T. Spring, for Port Albert, in ballast. July 1*-Dart, brit', 128 tons, II. S.ansoni, for Geelong, with sundries. Passenger-Mrs. Pord. SAILED. July 14-Eucalyptus, for Melbourne via Taylor's Bay. july 13-Dart, for Geelong. July IG-Juno, for Gunin. EXFOKTS. Ter Juno for Guam :-42 hhds tallow, Maning Bros. Per Dart for Geelong :-3000 posts and rails, 8000 feet timber, 3000 pidinga, 33 tons potatoes, 100 eases apples, 1 heads-lone, S8 bags potaloc.-i, 37 cases green fruit, 10 do jam, H. Sansom.
LATEST DATES. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 16 July 1860
LATEST DATES. England. May 19 AaiEBiCA : Now Tork . May 5 San Francisco . May l8 Valparaiso . Mar. 1 Cape of Good Hope . ... May 19 Mauritius . May 13 Ceylon . Juno 11 China . May 23 Madras . June 8 Bombay. Juno 8 Calcutta. June 3 Singaporo . May 2G Batavia. May 1 AUSTRALIAN COLONIES : Sydney. July 4 Adelaide. July 1 Melbourne . July 9 Brisbane. Juno 2S Perth . Juno 13 NEW ZEALAND: Auckland . .Timo 2G Wellington. Jiuio 1 Nelson . Juno 5 Otago . May 5 Taranaki . June 1
No title [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 16 July 1860
II I ' III II -?- - expiration of tho ponod ffted for tho execution bv Franco of the piesont ùeity 2 Upon thosö articles the specific duties on which shall not have been settled by common consent " rius clause has given i so to tv.o difficulties First,-The easiest duty lo the Custom Houses of every country is a specific dut) It simplifies bus inos=. to say that all goods of a cert un kind sli ill paj such and such chuge3 But a spec Co ant), though apphc tble to a lav material v hielt changes but little ni qualilj, is inapplicable to voiicd man ufactiucs, which luve a, long ascending se de cf qualities beginning with a ch&lt;"ip md cooiv sort audendnigv-ithavciydeu andfinesoifc Although, therefore, a specific duty on English manUacluies would be moie convenient to the Tiendi douant. than anj olhei dut), it is cleaily inapplicable to the case It w ould e eclude the vei y articles milich -the ti eat) was meant to include 'Ike excellence of England is lathei in the coaiso and ho...
THE GIGANTIC FRAUD ON THE UNION BANK. [TIMES, 5TH MAY.] [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 16 July 1860
THE GIQAimC FRAUD ON THE UNION BANK. [TIMES, 5TH MAY.] The strangest stories are lu cumulation with reference to Pnlliiiger, who was committed for trial yesterday, but tho strangest of thom is not so strange as the naked fact that this man was able to einbezzlo upwards of a quarter of a million of money, the property of the Union Bank, Some will have it that twenty or thirty other people aro implicated in the frauds-at least, to the extent of having received hush-money for then- silence. Others toll you, again, that PuUmgor might well have carried on his frauds without any assistance at all, or at most with the help of a. single person skilled in the unholy mysteries of forgery. It has qeen stated as .a matter exceeding the limits, of credibility that during the fivo years over which PuUingor's frauds extended some person or other in the Bank of England who know tho exact state of the balance hold by that corporation in favour of the Union Baidc should not have seen the accounts iss...
REVISION OF THE LITURGY. [FROM THE TIMES, MAY 9.] [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 16 July 1860
REVISION OF THE LITURGY. [FROM THE 11111.3, MAY 0 ] Xord "bur/s motion last night was tho very «ordinary act of a man who speculates on a notori ?ous fact or a universal want. If there is one thing moro than another for wMch wo ntfghtonly appeal to the senses and sensations of ali who uso their .senses and confess their sensations, it is that tho ¡Services of tho Church of England are too long aud ttoo monotonous for ordinary attention and endur jinee. In niuo churches out of ten tho daily ser- vice is giren up altogether. In the best frequented churches the proportion of those who afo piesent at both services ou Sunday is but small. Most l>eoplo find it very difficult to follow the Prayers juicl attend to the Lessons i and by tho time they .come to tho Sermon find then- thoughts run away .with them altogether. Mero repetition is not, x'er laps, no wearisome to most milich as some writers .seem to Juivo supposed. "When the words and the rthoughts aro easy and familiares in tho ca...