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SYDNEY. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobarton Mercury — 6 September 1854

SXDXÍEY. THE intelligence from Sydney presents few items qf prominent interest. The Mint seemed unlikely to be pro- ceeded with, the resolutions of the Le- gislative Council on the subject not being very favorable. The New Constitution. On this head the Sydney, Morning Herald, un- derstood lo derive its information from Mr. E. Deas Thomson, the Colonial Secretary of New South Wales, seems ' to consider it probable that the Consti- tution would be received by the Imperial Government as an expression of the wish of the colony.

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Commercial [?] Corrected to Tuesday Afternoon at 5 p.m. ACRICULTURAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobarton Mercury — 6 September 1854

CBiitmminl SiMigm*. CoiTected to Tuesday Afternoon at 5 p.m , AGRICULTURAL. Wheat.....'perbush 0 14 0 to 0 14 0 English Barley ...'.0 10 0 to 0 12 0 Cape ditto.0 8 0 to 0 9 0 Oats colonial.....0 10 0 to 0 10 6 Flonrperton.36 0 0 to 38 0 0 Hay loose,.16 0 0 to l8 0 0 Hay, pressed. Í5 0 Oto 1C Hydraulic ditto.«l8 0 »to20 0 0 -Straw.- 8 0 Oto lo 0 0 GARDEN PRODUCE Peas, per bushel. 0 16 0 to 0 0 0 Beans, per^bushel ....0)4 OtoO 0 o -Tares .;. 1 0 OtoO 0 0 Totatoes, per ton. 28 0 0 to 30 0 0 Onions per lb .0 1 OtoO 1 6 Cabbages, pardozeu... 0"6 0 to'.O S 0 Cauliflowers per dozen 0 o 0 to 0 6 0 Carrots, per ton,. 9 0 OtoO 0 0 Apples, per bushel . I 0 0 to 1 4 0 DAIRY PRODUCE^_ Butter, per pound . ..*...0 3 '6 to 6 4 0 Cheese,perpouud.......0 1 -4to0 2 0 WINES AND SPIRITS Brandy, M artell'8. 0 13 a Do. U.&Cos.J. 0 IS B RuralOo.p., W.,J.(0 7 0 Rum30o.p.,. ,,. 0 8 3 l)o. 30o.p.,E. J-. 0 5 C Ale, Burton.Bass'scarce.. .... 10 0 0 Do. Ind auItSmith .k..'. 9 10 0 Do. Other brands. 9,y 0...

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GENERAL POST OFFICE, 6th Sept., 1854. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobarton Mercury — 6 September 1854

GENERAL POST OFFICE, 6th Sept., 185-1. Ships mails will be closed at this (Mice as under : For Melbourne per Lady Bird via Laun- ceston, this day, at half-past 6 p.m. For Loudon per steamer Croesus via Melbourne, per Lady Bird via Launceston this day, ut C p.m. For Geelong and Sydney via Geelong, [>er Pirate, via Launceston, to-morrow, at îalfpast 6 p.m. _ F. <J. ¡Minn. Postmaster-General.

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VICTORIA. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobarton Mercury — 6 September 1854

VICTOREA. Our files are to the 31st August. The state of commercial affairs was gloomy and insolvencies on the increase. The "price of gold remained at £4 per ounce. In domestic news there were several mat- ters of general moment. We refer our readers to an extract from the Melbourne Morning Herald respecting the treatment of late prisoners of the crown holding con- ditional pardons. Alone CONDITIONAL PARDONS.-- Every steamer arriving from Tasmania brings some further acquisitions of this class, and accordingly, the moment tho Tasmania an- chored on Monday, Detective Cumming and some of his myrmidons proccdod on board and Bucceeded'i.i falling in-with two prizes, in the persons of Joseph Dodd dud Samuel Milard, who were now brought before tho court. Conditional pardous were,found on both of them, from which it would appear. that Dodd is a " lifer" for bousebreaking, aud the other a " lifor" for sheep-stealing. Mr. Faussett ably defended them, urging with muan force on the considerat...

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Local Intelligence [Newspaper Article] — The Hobarton Mercury — 6 September 1854

HUMI SttfelliflíBtt THE ST. JOSEPHS' TEA PARTIT. - The Viear Ge:>eral presided last evening nt this meeting which was most influentially attended. His worship the mayor and his lady, aldermen Elliston, O'Reilly and about 400 ladies and gentlemen being present. The proceedings ovinced the greatest en t'.usiasm.and a detailed report will be given in our next. CITY IMPROVEMENTS.-It at all time1» afford» us unmingled satisfaction to award our meed of praise to our fellow-citl Kens, as wn witness under their hands tho P'ogress of our fair city. Next to the im- I provoment in the construction of the stately edifico» in piuco of those destroyed by the Iii to fire, are tho internal arrangements of tlio several estabhshnents, as they one after auofher ai rive at completion ; and we are free to confess, that upon the occasion ot a pnr-¡on,il v"sit to that of Mr. Cole, the watch ina' cr, we were not only pleased but really surprised ; indeed we feel convinced that the tout ensemble is not t...

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COURT OF QUARTER SESSIONS. Saturday, September 2nd, 1854. Before the Chairman, Joseph Hone, Esquire, and Captain Bateman. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobarton Mercury — 6 September 1854

COURT OF QUARTER SESSIONS. Saturday, September 2nd, 1854/ Belora tho Glialnnan, Joseph llano, Esquire, and Captain Bateman. The court sat pursuant to adjournment, at ten o'clock, when a respectable jury was sworn, and Wm Sculthorpe, William Harris, and Frederick Alagna, were indicted for having on the 10th of July last, assaulted and rob- bed Win. Curtain of a gun value £2^ 10s., á gold watch value .£I6,and £21 in nioney. The prosecutor deposed that he went on the day in question to the Sawyers' Arms, Brisbane-street, to purchase a gun of Scultnorpe, who alleged he was short of money, he paid Sculthorpe £2 10s for it, Harris and Magna were there. Prosecutor subsequently treated Sculthorpe and Har- ris at two public houses, the last being Holyrood House. Magna wanted to be treated also which prosecutor refused. A row was got up by the prisoners and they then robbed him of the gun, the money and the watch,.Magna striking him senseless as he was endeavouring to hold Sculthorpe. He iden...

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POLICE REPORT. TUESDAY, SEPT. 5, 1854. ASSAULT. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobarton Mercury — 6 September 1854

POLICE REPORT. TUESDAY, SEPT. 5, JÖ54. ASSAUÍ.T. Captain McKellar, of the wooden las mania, was charged by a person named Button, claiming to be a deputed boatman in her Majesty's Customs with an assault, by attempting to throw him overboard when in the execution of his .duty in preventing the landing oï'some pork atter hours, ihe evidence waB not of a very criminatory de- scription on behalf of complainant, and Copt. McKellar culled wi.tneBEes to negative those staten ats, and to prove that iii reality th' compluinant was the ag- gressor. '< ! < bencti after some consultation fined the d-'.-adant 20s. and costi. The thre«. !nen charged with the assault at Bridgewater were i laced at the bar and committed itr ti ia). . -. (-tin't

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PANAMA. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobarton Mercury — 6 September 1854

On the interruption which has taken place in the projected line of steamers be- tween Panama and Australia, . the " Star," May IS, has the subjoined remarks : The breaking up of the Australian Pacific Steam Company's plans, and the sale of their vessels to the French Government, is one of those indirect consequences of the war that materially affect Panama Had it not been for the present state of affairs in Europe, there can be no doubt thut ere this we should have had these vessels put upon the service they were originally des- tined for, and one of the steps towards the improvement of business in Panama, and that development in her destiny to which we have looked forward with so much eagerness would have taken place. We trust, bower, that the scheme is only postponed and not entirely given up, and that when the state of affairs in Europe becomes once more settled, the Panama route to Australia will once more engage the attention of capitalists, and be carried into effect. Or, shou...

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ELECTORAL ROLL. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobarton Mercury — 6 September 1854

ELECTORAL ROLL. THE following list of electors was called for in the Legislative Assembly by Mr ¡ Chapman, aiid laid on the table «by the Colonial Secretaiy, on the 22nd ultimo. It seems that the suffrage is in the hands of about one tenth of the population :- I llETuns showing tim number of Voters in each Elec- toral District in the Island of Van, Dlomeu'tj Lund, in August, 1851. No. of Voters. Hobart Town ... .2370 Launceston .. . ... 1063 Huchingham ... .(MS Westbury .Oil Cornwall ... 525 Oatlands .SU Longford ... 812 Uampbell Town .801 Cumberland ... ... 274 }tic!tnwnd ... ... 2G5 brighton. ... 261 Morven . 201 Sorell. ... 223 Huon. ... 1!?5 New Norfolk ... .177 Total number of voters 7G14

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Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Hobarton Mercury — 6 September 1854

Mechanics Institute, V. D. L. THE Committee of Managers of the Van Diemen'a Land Mechanics' Institution have great pleasure in stating to the mom ben and the public generally that the following gentlemen have alieady promised their valuable assistance at the Lecture Table during the present Session : The Rev. J. Lillie, D.D., President. TheVenerable Aichdeacon Davies. Hon. Richard Dry, Speaker of the Legis» lative Council. Rev. Dr. Holtzel. Rev. F. II. Cox, Rev. J. Clarke. Dr. Huxtable. Dr Hal!. Dr. Smart E. Macdowell, Esq. T. Macdowell, Esq. C. B. Brewer, Esq. J. J. Salier, Esq. Da. DOWNING. The list of ensuing Leotures will be adver- tised some time before delivery. Admission to Lectures-Members free ; non-members Is. each Lecture. Doors open at 7 o'clock and lectures com- mence at half-past 7. Music Class, Conductor, Mr. J. J. Salier, Leader, Mr. VA m. Russell-The Class for the Study and Practice of Vocal and fnsti ti- men tal Music meets every Friday Kvening, at 7 o'clock. It is...

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Local [?] No. I. THE LAST MEMBER FOR RICHMOND. AIR,—"The Last Rose of summer." [Newspaper Article] — The Hobarton Mercury — 6 September 1854

X'Dtal titi®, nu. X. . THE LAST MEMBER FOB RIÇHMOMD. Am,-" Tho Last Rose of summer." 'Tis tlio member for Richmond Left pilling alono; All lils old league companion» Ilavo cut Mm and gone ¡ Those friends ho no cried np Ko longer aro nigh, To support tho sad memhor, Or soothe his deep sigh. Olil why should they leave Mm To droop in such grief? Oh! why not afford him One pinny relief? 'Twas cruel to scatter All hopes from his heart; 'Twas cruel to snub him, And coldly depart. Oh I sad is his fato, Tims does friondshlp decay 'Tween those who 'gainst Denison Made an array ; Oh ! tims bright hopes wither Liko leaves that aro strown, Tims tlio member for Richmond Is left all alono I ZOZIMUS. Hobart Towri, 4th September, 1854.

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Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Hobarton Mercury — 6 September 1854

Hops! Hops!! . Hops!!! FINE KENT HOPS and best SALAD OIL, in quart bottles, and 10 chest» good C¡ reen Tea, at only 00s. per chest, weighing (!0 lbs. each. R. DRU m's Seed Warehouse, Liverpool-street. Tea! Tea! TO be sold cheap, at the Stores of the Under- signed 450 Chests (in chests, half-chests, and quarter chests) of superior Hyson Skin Tea, ex" Knut Bo ide," from the celebrated house of Dent and Co., Canton. W. LINDSAY, . 14 and 16, Ai gyle-street. Hobart Town, August 30, 1854. DERWENT AND TAMAR Fire, Life and Marine Assurance COMPANY, HOBART TOWN. ESTABLISHED IN THE YEAR 1845 CAPITA L^E 100,000, IN 2,000 SHARES. DIRECTORS, Samuel Moses, Esq. | Josiah Spode, Esq Thomas Brown, Esq. I Thos. Boot, Esq. StephenAddison,Esq. | Directors at Launceston St. J. T. Biown, Esq. | J. C. Brown, Esq Manager-Thomas Hewitt, Esq. Atsconntant-Alfred Garrett, Esq. Solicitor-Andrew Crombie, Esq. Agent at Launceston-G. J. Weedon, Esq Agents for the payment of claims in London Messrs. Richardson, Bro...

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SAN FRANCISCO. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobarton Mercury — 6 September 1854

BÄH FRÜH &KS&0. * By the Golden Gate, advices are under- stood to have been received, announcing the appointment of the Hon S B Farwell to the vacancy in the Board of U.. S. Land Crmmissioners, caused hy the resignation of the Hon Thompson Campbell. Judge Farewell formerly resided in El Dorado couuty, and for the last vear and a half has been in Illinois. Louis Blanding, Esq., of this city, has received his commission as j U. S. Land Agent before the Board, and I will commence his duties at its next meet- ing. The return of the barque Fanny Major from a voyage of observation to the Russian coast in the north, was noticed a short time since. Several new harbours and bays were explored hy her, and a locality fixed upon for an ice depot. To-day the Prince Frederick Sound Ice Company dispatch the Brig lila, Captain ; Hunter, to the same destination. The Ida will first visit Fort Sampson, and thence proueed to Prince Frederic Sound, in hit. 68 deg., cither to remain there...

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A BATCH OF FIGURES. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobarton Mercury — 6 September 1854

A BATCH OF FIGURES. THE Estimates for the year 1855 are before us in a compact and compre- hensive shape. Our readers will not be unwilling to see something of the expected receipts and disbursements of the colony for the ensuing year and we condense as far as possible, the most prominent items of the accounts. We deal first with the revenue. The first statement is a summary of the whole contents of the twenty eight pages which are occupied by the de- tailed estimates j from this vre learn that the probable balance of 1854, available for 1855, is £66000; to which is to be added the estimated revenue for 1855, viz: 278,211, making the total of ways and means for that year £344,211. The expenditure is taken at 331,765 3s. 5d. The probable bal- ance on tiie 31st December, 1855 will be £12,445 16s. 7d. being less than on a similar date in 1845, by some £4800* When xve examine the items of which the revenue is composed, we find them thus : Customs. & 810,500 Fort and Ilaiuoar due...

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Shipping Report ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobarton Mercury — 6 September 1854

Iljijiping ftipart ARRIVALS. Sept 2-Schooner Swansea Packet, CO lons Cashell, from Melbourne, August 21, with sun- dries. Agent, Palmer. -S-Schooner Zephyr. 60 ton», Morrison, from Geelong, Aug 27, in ballast. Agent, Gray. 2-Brig Melbourne, 150 tons. Johnson, from Geelong, Aug 28, in ballast. Agent Degraves. --2-T. S. N Co's steamer Iron Tasmania 285 tons, J Clinch, from Melbiurne, Aug 31, with general cargo; passengers-\'r Sugden, Mr Mrs and 2 Misses Brown, Mr Suinrden, Mr Franks, Mr Sutherland, Mr & Mrs Wil.-on and 2 children, Mr DugaTd, Mr Hunter,- Mr Davis, Mr Phillips, Mr Peal, Master Ford, Mr Rich- ardson, Mr Smott, Mr Fisher, Mr Hawking and 2 children, Capt Thomas, Air Shepherd, Mrs & Miss Ellis, 40 steerage, and 20 government immigrants. Mail, 2 bags and 1 parcel. Agtnt, C Toby. *..*» 3 -Bwque Salaria., 475 ton-.-, Popham, from London, May 31st, with gcncr.il car,go, Passenger, Mr Fenton. Agent- McPherson c¿ Francis. -4-B..rque Lady Franklin, £95 tons, Willet...

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Display Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Hobarton Mercury — 6 September 1854

GOOD GREEN TEA, 300 CHESTS. . £3 6s. per chest. r.Acn CHEST CONTAINING SIXTY-SIX POUNDS. ^ tSK3. IB*? t3p Respectfully inforn bislricnds aid the public, that the above is a con- signment with positive instructions to îealize, consepuently the terms must be cash. At the same time W. R. heal guarantees that in the event of the Tea not being approved of, and returned wkhin a ceasonable time, he will return the money. Liverpool-street, Hobart Town, July 25. Corner of Collins ana Argyle ktteets. A GENERAL ASSORTMENT OF THE BEST ^Milf IIUBDIVIUI AT THE LOWEST POSSIBLE PEICE. ?<àSEO WITHOUT pretending to adopt the Fashionable Puff of SELLING- OFF tho un dersigncd wnl nevcitheless guaiantcp that he sells Goods liiiinitely Cheiper than those resorting to such tin ejipcdient, (ho tinth of which can bo gathered fiom the very Bimp'e but telling fact of the daily înciedse oi IIIB busmefB, and of thosokmd friends who have once putionued him, again and again la vom nig lum with a call. ...

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LAUNCESTON SUMMARY. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobarton Mercury — 6 September 1854

LAUNCESTON SUMMARY. Mrs Bridget Willson summoned her husband for vio lently assaulting her, ho was fined £5. On Friday Isabella M'Guiro Mary Walsh, Mary Ann Stewart, and Mary Ann Enright were sentenced to 6 months imprisonment for absconding. Bridget Fern for the same offenco to 2 months. Joseph Williams, a young tioket-of-lear<i-m an for- merly in tho employ of Mr Watson, but latterly in that of Mr. Joseph Nathan, recoivcd oighteen months extension to his present term of transportation, for nbsconding, on the 17th August Itappoarcd that tho man had hoon carrying on a good business at pilfor'ug iii his situations, but has been too dexterous to fall un- der tho lush of tho law. Tho Rev. Mr Boyd delivered his third leoture on Optics at the Temporáneo Hall, on Thursday evening Tlio attendance consisted pi Incipally of ladies and wa« but thinly uttoiided. Tho iron stcmn ship Pirate leaves Lanneeston this day, Wednesday, at eleven o'clock, for Svdnov.

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Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Hobarton Mercury — 6 September 1854

Wanted. AMAN or boy as general servant ApplvtoDr. BRIGHT, Collins-street. August 15th, 1854. _ Hydraulic Pressed Hay. THE undersigned are now prepared to HYDRAULIC PRESS HAY.in'any quantity, at Bridgewater, and forward the same to H obar t Town. BROWN & THOMPSON, % Wanted. * CARPENTER, to proceed lo Por j\_ Albert. Apply to Boys and Hall, Old Wharf. August 21th. Wanted, BY a competent young mun, as CLERK in a Stoic, or as English Teacher in a Public School in connection with the govorn lnont. Apply to Mr. LOCK, Immigration A gmt. New Dress-making and Milinery Establishment, Couduoted by a person lat6ly arrived, TLATN & FANCY DRESSES Made in the newest fashion and at the lowest charge, at Mrs. BENNETT'S C2, MACQUAIÍIC-STREET Opposite tne Denison Hotel. Medical. DR. DOUGHTY will be happy to treat with some* qualified Medical Practi- tioner, competent to take charge of 'hu ex- tensive practice. Crawford's Adelaide Flonr. THE Undersigned having received per "Louisa," a D...

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GLENORCHY PLOUGHING MATCH [Newspaper Article] — The Hobarton Mercury — 6 September 1854

GLENORCHY PLOUGHING MATCH Ou Monday, according to notice the Ploughing Match came off, with consi- derable spirit and energy, which was not at all dampened by the unpropitious ap- pearance of the morning, which in qn early stage strongly threatened rain, »tit which gradually brightened and as if in honor of the occasion the unclouded sun lent her beams to render everything agree- able and prosperous. At 9 o'clock there were 21 ploughs on the appointed ground (whick was not in the best order for displaying, the work of the ploughmen) belonging to Mr Loring and ajoiiiing the Race Course, nineteen of which started presenting a very grateful sight to the lovers of agriculture, and re- flecting the greatest credit on. the exer- tions oi those gentlemen who had bceii instrumental in the arrangements of the day A large concourse of ladies and gentle- men hud collected on tile ground as-it approached 12 o'clock numbering up warda of 300, amongst whom were His Excellency the Lieutenant-Gover...

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SUPREME COURT. SITTINGS IN BANCO. LAST DAY OF TERM, SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 2ND, 1854. (Before his Honor the Chief Justice and Mr. Justice Horne. In re BOMFORD. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobarton Mercury — 6 September 1854

SUPREME COURT. SITTINGS IN BANCO. LAST DAY OF TERM, SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER, 2ND, 1854. {Before hit Honor the Chief Justice and Mr. Justice Horne. In re BOMFORD. Mr. Bomford is a licensed victualler, and resides at Brushy Plaina. About 1 month a since he had been fined by theJustices for breach of the Licensing Act, and a convic- tion obtained. Last Tursday weok Mr. Brewer moved for and obtained a writ of certiorari, directing the Justices of tho Peace to return the whole proceedings to the Supreme Court. On Friday, Mr; Macdowell was hoard on behalf ot the Crown and the Court announced their intention of giving their judgment, which they did, and quashed the conviction on the ground that the prosecutor failed to prove on the trial that the defendant wu6 a licensed victualler. The other objection taken by defendant's counsel, viz.-that the conviction did not state, on the face of it, that the Convicting Magistrates were Justices of the Peace for tbo Island of Van D's Land, was not attend...

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