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Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 25 January 1858
no t I ' '.> J J For Geelong Diiect, A uRtE Gi>L LAR TRADER »».x*. TIic \iell»ltnovn fast sailing brig ¡d$f|^ DART, ¿ffigp HENEY SjD.soxr, Master, TV ill sail for the above port w ith immediate dispatch ¡ i Idr freight 01 passage, applv to the Master ¿li board " Constitution Doch, 0 January 15th, 1858 289 'STEAM TO MELBOURNE. &lt;. _____ THF 1 S N Co « Steam Ship 'CITY Or HOBAKrr" will lea\e for MEL- BOURNE oh WEDNESDAY, the 27th .Timm/ 183S a1- 3 o'clock, As two Steamet s ire now running daily from S mdnàgc Pier to Geelong, freight y, ill he tal en for Geelong by the City of Hohait, as usual, piyable ¡it Hobart lown u CHAKI ps TOBT, Manager, T S N. Co. Franklin Wharf, d Juii(,15, 1858. Kangaroo Point Hegatta r a PUBLIC MEETING held at the Waterman s Ann', Kingaroo Point Wm I eake m the Clinir, there berne twenty persons in attendance, it was resolved that another Public Mieting would be held at the Golden Fleecr, Mr kirk! v s, on MONDAY EVENING, nt 7 o'clock to tippo ...
PORT OF HOBART TOWN. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 25 January 1858
PORT OF HOBART TOWN. Jan. 23-Mariposa, schooner, 190 tons; Croucher, from Port Albert with cattle. Agent, A. Morrison. CLEARED OUT. Jan. 23-Ti»m mia (s.,) 285 tons, Clinch, for Syduey with cargo. Passengers-Air. W. P»iu, Mrs. Malton mid infant, Mrs. Stevens, Master Wright, Mrs. Crockett, Mr. Park, Mr. Nixon, Mrs. Moore, und 19 in the steerage. ENTERED OUT. Jim. 23- Kingfisher, barque, 165 tons. Bartlet, tor Melbourne. IMPORTS. Mariposa from Port Albert, 00 cattle, order. EXFOIITS. Tasmania for Sydney-124 bag« flour.J Park; 4 tons flour J. Clinch*; 511,000 feet timber,' T. S. N. C; 1 ease greer! fruit, W. Knight ; 40' cases jam, It bushels green fruit, 9 halt bushels ditto, 1 case seeds, Creswell. SAILED. Jan. 23-Calypso, brig, for South Seas on sv whaling voyage. Jim. 23-Tasmania («.,) for Sydney. Jan. 21-Mimosa (s,) for Sydney. LAUNCESTON SHIPPING. (BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH.) &nbsp; &nbsp; ARRIVED. ' Jan. 22-Dobsons, »eli., for Port Albert. , ' Jan. 24-Queen (s.) from ...
LAUNCESTON SHIPPING. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 26 January 1858
LAUNCESTON SHIPPING. (B¥ JSLECTMC TELEOnAPn.) A Hil I Vit. Janaary 23.-Pioneer, schooner, from the Mersey. DEI'AKTUM. January 25.-Affiance, barque, for London. MISCELLANEOUS SHIPPING. The Cosmopolite sailed from Melbourne* Heads for this port on the 21st, YESTERDAY'S MARKETS^ BUT little business has been done during the day and the quotations have experi- enced no variation. Wheat is firm at 7s 6d per bushel the best samples. Co- lonial oats fetch from Gs to 7s according to the sample and foreign oats 5s Gd to Gs. Hay has not declined any further being still quoted at £G to £7 10s per ton according to quality. Potatoes are rather dull and remain at £7 10s to £10 per ton according to the sample. Flour is still quoted at £17 to £18. per ton and the upward tendency is stilL perceptible. Bran remains at Is 9d. to> 2s por bushel,and sharps continue at £10) to £12 per ton. N.B. -Grain and Flour are now sold accor« dittg to the new standard. Wheat. 001b« to the bushel. , Oats ... . 401b...
SHIPPINGS INTELLIGENCE. PORT OF HOBART TOWN. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 26 January 1858
SHIPPINGS INTELLIGENCE PORT OP HOBART TOWN. ARRIVED. Jan. 25-Matador, barque, 249 tow. Moore, from Melbourne, 20th instant in tullast. Agent, -Bentley Jan. 25-Columbus, barque, 313 tons, Tayloi' I rom whaling. Agents McPhersou & Fraud» EMTEP.ED OUT. January 23.-Tyne, schooner, 94 tons, AleJ, for Melbourne. January lo.-Scotia, schooner, 104 tons, Dodd, for Melbourne. CLEARED OUT. January 25.-Kingfisher, barque, 1G4 tons, Bartlett, for Melbourne, via Birch's Buy, with cargo. Agents-Kerr, Bogle and Co. January 25.-Catharine, barque, 1G3 ton*, Shcrburd, for South Seas, on a whaling voyage. Agent-A. Morrison. January 25.-Flying f hilders, barque, 230* tons, M'Gregor, for South Sea«, co a whaling: voyage. Agent-A. Morrison. January 25.-Eclipse, schooner, 1"0 tonst, Wolfe, for Pott Albert, io ballast. Passenger» -Mrs. Wolfe and two children. Agent Guesdou. IHFOBTS. Columbus, for whaling-100 tuns sperm oil, 32 tuns black d), 8Jil lbs whalebone. Kingfisher for Melbourne: 100 ¡atar, 2...
COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE. VICTORIA. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 26 January 1858
COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE. VICTORIA. We have Melbourne papers to the 22nd.. The " Argus" saya " The inland trade, continues very brisk,, and second houses are comma in'o the Mau- ke* as purchasers. Flour still moves off. us small lots, for direct use, at steady prievs. The demand for bran is active, buyers being willing to pay 2n, 3d. per bushel. Oats maintain the latest improvement in price, purchasers being for consumption only.
POLICE OFFICE.—MONDAY. (Before Samuel Moses Esquire.) [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 26 January 1858
POLICE OtftflM^MONrJAY. (Before Samuel Moses Esquire.) Xight Chargés.-Fourdfiínkárdswere fined twenty shillings each ; and two forty shillings, imprisonment supplied in each casp should default W made in the payment in the fine. Hohen Carter was charged with being idle and disorderly and with treriuenting the domain for an unlawful purpose. He was remanded till to-morrow (this day.) William Burnett was sentenced te 14 days im« prisonnietit for beiug in town without a pass. Edward Lee for misconduct in being insolent lo his master, Mr. Law- rence Reynold*, and for being under the influence of drink was sentenced to 6 mouths imprisonment. FRIDAY Before W, Tarleton and F. A. Downing, Eiqrs.) Rescuing a cow.-Weale v. Gulp. This was au information under the Im- pounding Act, laid against Mr. Cnlp of Sandy Bay by the Sub-Inspector of Po- lice, charging him with rescuing a cow while being driven to the pound hy Mr. I. C. Hall. Mr.' Hall deposed that he found the cow trespassing on his land...
MUNICIPAL COUNCIL. MONDAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 26 January 1858
MUNICIPAL COUNCIL. II O H p A V, Tilo Council met at 4 o'clock. PHESEST-His Worship the Mayor, and Aldermen Stewart, Rheuben, Prop- sting, Lewis, Murdoch, Barrett, Lips- combe, Cheyne. The minutes of the last meeting were read and confirmed. KEPORTS. From the Finance Committee stating that they cannot recommend the repay ment of £i 17s. Gd. to James Lowe from the ¡Sick Fund, receiyed and adopted. From the Public Work» Committee, that any works in Brisbane-street be deferred for the present, received and adopted, From the Public Work» Cpratnittee recommending that the Town Clerk write to Mr. James respecting land in front of the Waterloo Hotel, required for City improvement, received and adopted,. From th« Water Works Committee recommending that the application of certain persons tor having the water luid on, be complied with on the .usual terms. Alderman Cheyne dissented from this report for reasons stated at the last meeting of the Council. A discussion ensued which terminated in t...
RICHMOND CRICKET MATCH. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 26 January 1858
RICHMOND CRICKET MATCH. This anticipated match between the 0¡lii Derwent Cricket Club and the Eichmond Club, took place at Richmond Park on Saturday, the 23rd instant, terminating in favor of the Richmond'ttes by a long score. The following were the nunibeis: Richmond, First inning; .,..,. i»2 Second innings'..'.'.-.','.'....'.;',','.'..... 81--178 Derwent Club. First inniiiL'S. 28 Secotid innings.42 70 Tjje Richmond Club was victpriaus by a majority of }03 runs. It appears that our prédictions liave not been verified-1; all Muggleton was NOT there" when (hey were wanted. Three hearty cheers were given for the Berwenters on their departure. OHíGlÍÍÁL COÜtlESPOXtiElitÖE Ws do not identify oar opinions with those of our Correspondents. To the Editor of the Daily Mercury. OUR CITY INSPECTOR. Si«,-I bave often been led of late, to as'; myelf the question, whether we had such an officer attaclied to our Corporation as a City Inspector, hut the late Goat crusade having conrinccd me that s...
SYDNEY. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 26 January 1858
SYDNEY. Yia Molbourne we have later Sydney intelligence. The Election for the metropolis was over and its result had taken most peo- ple by surprise. The "Bunch" has re- ceived a heavy blow and great discourage- ment. Mr. Wilshire and Mr Dalley have been made to give way to Mr. George 'Thornton and Mr Robert Tooth'. The '-'Herald" is loud in its rejoicing* ; the " Empire" veatures to predict that, twolve months hence, the preference shown fur these successful candidates will he admitted ti be a "great mistake"
SHIP MAILS. General Post Office, Hobart Town, January 26, 1858. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 26 January 1858
SHIP MAILS. General Post Office, Hobart Town^ January 20, 18>9. « m» MAtU will be closed at Hobart Town as Muter : For Adelaide and Sydney, via Melbourne, Smt vessel, to-inorrow, at 1.30 p.m. For Melbourne, per City of Hobart, ditto, at '¿yj*. this day at C 30 p.m. M.-Mails for Sydaey and Adelaide are viada op at this office, and forwarded \ in Mel - iwarae, by every »team veuel departing from ii »bart Towo or Launceston. " '" "-»""E, Postmaster. ,. S. C ILVKDI5GE,
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 26 January 1858
£jd*fe$$«3wttoii DAY of SALE, 3RD FEBRUARY, WEDXEbDAl Valuable Allotment, on the Township of New Norfolk, at the anple of High and Charles street W. A. GUESDON & CO. ¡Ara msfructcd to sell by public auction, on the prop-riy, at New Norfolk, day as i/i above, time, 12 o'clock. "rjUIAT CENTRAL SECTION of LAND, Hie best commercial situation on the To« --..ii ,l! Township, having a frontage of about 100 feet on High-street, by about 180 feet on Charles-street, with the tenement of 7 rooms .thereon erected, all at present in the occupa- tion of the proprietor, Mr Griffiths Title, .a new grant from the crown " ¡/Perms-One third cash, the balance it 3 .and 0 months, bearing interest, or all cash, ai the option of the purchaser 388 SYNDAL, NE \R ROSS Important and Extensive Sale of Stock, ,Agricultural Implements, Carriage, Furniture, &c. ÍI E, W E E D O N Baa been favored with instructions from P. T. Smith, Esq, who is about leaving the " '* colon), ' To Sell by Public Auct...
THE LATE FIRE IN WATCHORN STREET. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 26 January 1858
THE LATE FIRE IN WATCHORN STREET. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; " 'The Inquiry into the origin of the late Fire at the "Royal Oak " Watchorn- street, which was adjourned from Thurs- &nbsp; day last, took place yesterday at Har- tarn's 'British Hotel,' Liverpool street, &nbsp; &nbsp; before A. B. Jones Esq., Coroner. Jury.-Messrs, C. J. Todd, (foreman,) L. Levy, W. H. Thomnson, W. H Burgess, J. Whitworth, G. O. &nbsp; Atkins, D. Berclay, W. W. White, &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; G. Horwood, E. Green, H. Fleming, &nbsp; &nbsp; and R. Henry. &nbsp; Mr. Dobson attendedto watch the proceedings on the part of the Tasmanian &nbsp; &nbsp; and Derwent and Tamar Fire Insurance Companies. Charles Willis deposed that he resi- ded in Harrington-street, at the back of the 'Royal Oak,' which was burnt down on the morning of the 18th inst. Wit- ness was in bed a little after 1 o'clo...
MISCELLANEOUS. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 26 January 1858
MISCELLANEOUS. THE POWER OF CASTU.-Some fifty suspicious mendioants were put on board , the prison ship Minden in the roadstead, ] during huit week. Nine of them being high caste Rajpoots, refused their meals, , and preferred death to a violation of their caste. A few wealthy Sircars [ having heard of it, l\boxatty ' offered to stand bail for ^em* which was readily accepted by the commissioner of police. The men were afterwards brought ashore and released.-Madras Athe nmum. THE TATE DUKE OP WELLINGTON AND MISSIO.VABIES.-A "reader" recalls j a saying of the Duke of Wellbigton, which he observes may be well revived for the benoît of his admirers, but not followers. Jn, reply to a clergyman who was doubting the policy of missionary work in India» he said; " What is that to you, air ? xou have received your general orders. Go and teach all na- j tiona. Do your duty, sir ; never m.ip.&lt;l the waults." \ ' -, >f . I A yoting pflaiâtit agcdelgliteetlitfitfled Proit of Ribemout,...
VICTORIA. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 26 January 1858
VICTORIA. His Excellency's visit to the Gold Field-« is one continued triumph. Where ever Sir Henry Barkley shows himself he is welcomed with the- strou¿est de monbtrations of liis popularity. Every meal he partakes of is a bauquet, to which '"addresses" form the appropriate de.-sert. The Honorable Me.nbers of the Vic t man Parliament are growing tired of their protracted sittings. The "Argus" says :-The present session of the Legis- lative Assembly seeras destined to be distinguished by the numerous adjourn- ments consequent upon the non-atten- dance of lion M'-mbers, or, at any rate, by their want of punctuality. Yester da}r there were only 17 Members at 25 minutes to 5 o'clock, at which time the Speaker left the chair, and the Assembly was declared adjourned to this-day at & o'slock.
SUGGESTED INTER-OCEANIC CANAL ACROSS THE ISTHMUS OF PANAMA. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 26 January 1858
SUGGESTED 1NTER-0CEANIC CANAL ACROSS THE ISTHMUS OP PANAMA. It is singular that, at a time when the Isthmusuf Panama is attracting so much attention, and exploring parties have been lost in il;eir endeavors to discover a practicable line for au inter-oceanic canal, no one should have as yet attempt- ed to cross the Isthmus at its narrowest point. Before ascending the A trato, and diving into the heart of the South American continent, and proposing to convey ships from thence by a tunnel, it would have been wise to examine that part of the neck of land which iiatiuc points to as affording the must probable solution of the difficulty. I heard, at Panama, accounts of a depression in the Cordelleras, at a point wheie the two seas approximate so closely to one ano- ther, that the natives are hi the habit of making a portage wiih their canoes from the waters Sowing intothcGulf of Mexico into those which lose themselves into the Pacific; and 1 was not sony in com- pany with a fellow-countr...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 26 January 1858
For Geelong Direct, ! À REGULAR TRADER ^-i-k The well»known fnst sailing bry J,i§J_k DART, *P_j_. Hx\m. Sv>soAr, Master, M ill sail for the above port with immediate dispatch For freight or passage, apply to the Master on boord Constitution Dock January 15th, 18)8 280 STEAM TO MELBOUENE. TUFTS \ Co » Stenm Ship 1 CITY OP HOBART" ""í will leave lor MEL- BOURNE on WEDNESDAY, the 27th .Tinuu? 183S ifc 3 o'clock, As1 to\o Stennet? ire now running ditly from Sandridge Pier to Geelong, freight will be tal en for Geelong by the City'of Hobiit, as uauvl, payable at Hbbirt Towri CHAULES TOBT, Manager, T S N Co. Franklin Wharf, Jan 15 l8")«. . '. j._? _ FOR THfc TASr COAS I Calling at Spnnp Bay, Swansea, Bicheno, and Falmouth T H L Clipper schooner 1OMMY will sail ns above on Tuesday evening, 2Gth -instant at 6o clock ~ For freight or passage, payable in town, apply to TABAHT & WEBSTLB Old Wharf, 22nd Jrnuary, 1S58 iL t_!_ Tasmanian Fue & life Insurance Company VTOTICF is h...
GENERAL INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 26 January 1858
GENERAL INTELLIGENCE. Supreme Court.—A Session of Oyer and Terminer and General Gaol Delivery will be opened in the Supreme Court at 10 o'clock this day. There are 17 cases for trial, of which the following is the Calendar:—James Ryan, rob- &nbsp; bery with violence; Benjamin Howard, shooting; &nbsp; William Bishop, and William Jones, larceny; &nbsp; Ann and William Mellors, larceny and receiving; &nbsp; Patrick Murphy, housebreaking; Patrick Barry, &nbsp; rape; John Keeney, false pretences; Joseph Asher, wounding a cow; Daniel Skeats, larceny &nbsp; in dwelling house; Samuel Moselly, forging and uttering; Samuel Challis, larceny in dwelling &nbsp; house; Isabella Nowlan, larceny; Elizabeth Hallum, cutting and wounding; Catherine Healy, the same; Thomas Balley, assault; Joseph &nbsp; Green and Mary Lee, housebreaking and receiv- ing; Francis Fayernan, forgery and uttering. &nbsp; CORONER'S INQUESTS.—An inquest w...
THE MERCURY [PUBLISHED DAILY.] TUESDAY, JANUARY 26, 1858 THE GENERAL HOSPITAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 26 January 1858
THE MERCURY [PUBLISHED DAILY.] TUESDAY, JANUARY 26, 1858 THE GENERAL HOSPITAL. The death of Robert Cuthbert, a press- &nbsp; man for some time in this Office, has been attended with circumstances which have recalled to our mind an intention we have had fo rsometime past of ad verting to a very serious evil in connexion with the General Hospital-we allude to the difficulty experienced in gaining admis sion for patients in cases of emergency. 'The absurdity of the regulations, in this respect, becomes apparent when we con sider that a prisoner of the Crown is admitted instanter ; whilst a free per- son is subjected to numerous vexatious delays,, arising from certain forms which have to be gone through, before he can be received. In the case of Cuthbert we know that he was refused admission into the Hospital by Dr. Brock until certain certificates were produced from a Magistrate of the precise nature of which we are not aware. Now, we can see no reason whatever why the authorit...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 26 January 1858
STEAM TO SYDNEY, VIA TWOFOLD BAY; fTMlE T.S.N. Co's STEAMSHIP I "TASMANIA" Will leave for SYDNEY via TWO- FOLD HAY, on ox-about MONDAY, the 8th February* at noon. CUABI.ES TOBT, Manager, T. S. N. Co. Franklift Wharf, January 25, 1858. To His Excellency Sir HENRY ESWAR-DFO* YOUNO, Knight, vGoveroor-ia-Chief of Tasmania. The humble Petition of the undersijja ed Electo«off tile city of Hobart Town and the Electoral district as* Hobsrtv T)ESPECTFULLY SHEWETH,-Tha* ¡X your Petitioner» have ofattmoV »» *. proceedings of the Parliament of Tasmania, that last Session »Joint Committee was an «alhted to enquire teto and report Upon the cUini of Mr Edward Abbott to compensation for the deprivation of 210 acres of land near Launceston. That preliminary to the Joint Committee .proceeding with the case, the Legislative Council sent the following message to the House of Assembly, viz : - " The Legislative Council request the House of Assembly will explain the terms of their resolution as to the ap...