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LAUNCESTON SHIPPING. (BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH.) ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 27 January 1858
LÀiÏNCMON fÍHiiMNa, ' (aï j!iiïdï»îo TBLtaiUrri.) '.? ARRIVA«. January 25-Black Sw in, (s.,) from Mel- bourne. Jan. 20-Caledonian, barque, from, London. Jon. 2G-Native Lass, schooner, from Sydney. Jan. 20.-Barndee, schooner, Quested, from th¿ JJast Coast, with cargo. Agent, 1. Wright. " J »EFAnTintES. January 20-Buonaparte, schooner, from Melbourne, i Jan. 26-Mercury, brig, from^relbourne.
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. PORT OF HOBART TOWN. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 27 January 1858
SHIPPING; INTELLIGENCE. POUT OP HOBART TOWN. ARRIVED. January 2G-Australnshn. Tneiîet, barque 193 tons, Williamson, from, if hilling ; left th is, port on the 7th Morriv Agent, \V. Boys. VNTKUEU opr. JmuiariY 2G-City of Hobart, (s^ #tt, &lt;ipi*\ Bentley, for Mclbmirno ; passe/tigers-Jira, \\'iiito. .Mr. Moses Cohen, Mi-«'s Uibl.ui (>) Mr, l'\ A. Downing, Miss Downing, Mrs. Murphy» Miss. Rend and seïvmt, Mr. Dickens, M s. Hurst, Mr. ani\ M¡n. Coekrnue, Mr. S. Salomon,, Miss So\oj«o|i, Mr. Taylor, Mr. Dikes,son, Mis» .lnn.es. Mis. Johnson, .Miss Dorrt^), Mr. H» Fenton, and 17 in the steerage CLBAUEU OfJI. Jnnuiry 26-Mariposa, schooner, 191 toosv Croucher, for Port Albert, in ballast DEFAHTUnE. January 20-Eclipse, wbooncs, for Port .: Albert. ' ' -"lui, Jan. 80-KiogflsbjK, barque, fur Metowra«.
THE GENERAL HOSPITAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 27 January 1858
THE GENERAL HOSPITAL. DR, BROCE bas called upon us, rela- tive to our remarks upou the absurd and ill-advised difficulties thrown in the way of admitting patients into the General Hospital. We are glad to find that our statements of fact are substantiated by Dr. Brock himself. Application wa* made fur the admission of Robert Cuthbert, and that admission was jrnjfuied upon a plea, which, we are convincer!, has never been equalled for its novelty. The dying man was refused admission^ , lneause-he had money ! This is i strange' reason, truly, for refusing . medical aid . yet this is the reason, and tüe &lt;c¿'v reason, assigned for declining to ¿¿Unit Cuthbert. Dr. BEOCK states to us, that there are private Hospitals for people who ¿un pay. Grant that there arJ ; and grunt, also, which, by ike ' way ii not the fact, that cCtóhbert had money and could pay, was ¿hat atiy reason why the mau should ; ruerish'for «'ant uf medical assistance ? ' in .this,case, and there HW'be hundred...
SYDNEY. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 27 January 1858
S Y D X E V. ?WE give below the true state of the poll for the late City Election, by which it will be seen at a glance how narrowly the Premier (Mr. Cowper), escapad being ousted. ' 37 J honiton. Tooth . ... 2302 Campbell. ... 2H0 Cowper ... 2092 Dalley . ... 2018 Fowler ... >. ... 17G4 Wilshire. ... 1543 Allen . ... 1487
GENERAL INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 27 January 1858
GENERAL INTELLIGENCE}. KQUESI -On Indi) morning lost, the 22nd rust an inquest was held nt the Bildge watei Hotel before Win Gore Elliston Esn Caroner upon the boiU of Junes Ibornejoç, who was found tie id oil a ooimh or \\c,ului soft \ylu Iv \t m jpnTn s^uedj Um, loy a¡ bed, m a If itherbjiri^d cottago at Biidgewater ihe ju y after a pitient mestigitinn foulis Mr dit- dod ti m natur ii eaus's lhere ait man\ old colonists still living who can rcmem her tb" unh ippy s ibjtct ot the presen,* (tirmest when he lo'ed us Private Se-ireUry to Lieut GQICIIICCA1" Georg.. Irtlinr-, and sab equentU lull the ro-.poiulble' offteo ol Uuef Clerk to the B w 1 of Usignmoit lu early life he had re eelfe I a ela«siea! education and possessed good attain nents with a gentlemanly tlciueuioiir.. Sad Hide d, his been theeonti nal and K-\(iiA of his chrraeter dunlin; tl\o \\U\i i,tp\* °* hu lift, ns, nm,iw, i>\ wita thq rostíbn m Society wlueli bo tinco held Hcietolore the honored guest ol ii large und ...
SHIP MAILS. General Post Office, Hobart Town, January 27, 1858. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 27 January 1858
EHÍP* ÜAÍtft General Post OftV, Hobart 'Intvn^ January 27, lbJS. - Sró Vin* «ill be dosed at Hobart Town a» j. uodcf :- , " .¡For Adelaide r.nd Sydney, ria Melbourne, ftr>t fctfol. this dav at 1.30 p.m. . Tor Melbourne, 'per cit>' of irobart' dltt0' Bt 2 i an.." . ? Kur Melbourne, via Launceston, per Queen, ditto, ot C 3d p.m. P.S.-M»ih for Sydney nnil Adelaide are maltrup «t this office, anil forwarded via Mel binnie, by every «team vessel departing from Hob«* Town or Launceston. *?-.;" 8. T- HAHDISGE, 1 . . ' Postmaster.
THE MERCURY [PUBLISHED DAILY.] WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 27, 1858. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 27 January 1858
THE MERCURY [PUBLISHED DAUA".] WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 27, 1838. THE Government and tbe Corporation have boen playing a scientific game, in which, on Monday night, the Aldermen were check-mated. Wegive the Ministry credit for no small share of adroitness iii getting rid of what threatened to be u moat uncompromising difficulty. Putt- ing out of eight the legal question ni together, there can be no doubt that, li id the Aldermen chosen to be obstre. perous, and bad they dogmatically re- futed to go through tbat most interest- ing duty of " swearing in the Police," they'would have reduced the Govern- ment to the unpleasant necessity of disbanding tbo force, and of falling back upon a Mandama» to bring our civic representatives to reason. This would jure been an unpopular proceeding ;aud no one know this better than the J'aEMiEu. That the Government felt considerable Anxiety with regard to this matter may bo easily inferred by a perusal of Mr. HïNir's very concilatory letter in another colu...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 27 January 1858
>3l$$$$iiltt0tf.im DAY'of'SALE, ann FEBRUABsY, ; .'' ' WEDNESDAY. 1 Valuable Allotment, on the Township of Kew Norfolk, at the jw^b of High and ?'' ' Charleí-ítreU. ? ' - W. A. GUERDON * CO. Ars instrnetfd to sell by public auction, sm the property, at New Norfolk, day as^ above, time, 12 o'clock. i . '' T'HAT CENTRAL SECTION of LAND, the best commercial situation on the Town«lnp, having a frontage of about 100 feeton liigh-strect, by about 180 fett up Charles-stfcet, with the tenement of " rooms thereon erected, all at preient in the occupa- tion of the proprietor, .Mr. Griffith«, litle, a new grant from the crown. Tenus-One tlud cash, the balance at 3 and 6 months, bearing interest, or all ca'h, at the option of the purchaser. 388 SYNDAL, NEAR ROSS. Important and Extensive Sale of Stock, Agricultural Implements, Carriage, Furniture, ate. M'|R.' l W E E D O N Haa-betn ffavored with instructions from P. T. Smith, Esq., who is about leaving the '" " ' t colony, ' To Sell by Public...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 27 January 1858
Wanted A GOOD PLAIN COOK. Apply be tween 10 and 12, at 84, Hampden &nbsp; rd. For the East Coast ¿y. THE "brTgantino " FLYING ffîjL SQUIRREL," will leave for «g^y? Swansea, Bicheno; and Falmouth, on ritlbAY. the 20th mst. For freight or passage, apply to CHAMAN At.u THOMAS, New Wharf, 26th .January, 1S5S. . 500 Black Ball Line of British and Australian Packets. FOR LIVERPOOL. Forwarding Passengers and Wool to London, .-,.. THE clipper ship INVINCIBLE, /f£$3\. 1,070 tun« register, jflJSQg HENIIY W. JOHNSON, Commander. Will sail from Melbourne, on Wednesday, the 10th February. For freight or passage apply to KEHR, BOOLE, & Co. New Wharf. 2Gth January, 1838. 487 Black Ball Line of Br'ti:h and Australian Packets. FOR LIVERPOOL, Forwarding Passengers. Wool and Gold to London. THE celebrated clipper ship INVINCIBLE, 1G7C ton' renter, Henry W. Johnson, commander, will be des- patched from Hobson's Bay on Wednesday, the 10th Fehrhaiy, 1858. The luv neible arrived on the 21st...
MISCELLANEOUS SHIPPING. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 27 January 1858
MISCELLANEOUS SHIPPING. AWFUL SHIP« UECK.-MEN EATEN BV THE SHARKS.-An f.ttraordinary easenf doubleship. wreck is reported in the Christopher WestTndian . Supers. The Rosabellaleft Dominica early in I [ay for the Spanish Main. On the night of the 14th May a storm suddeuly brewed up, a heavy tea struck the vessel, and she became a toial wreck. Nothing wa« saved but a trunk of money aiid with this thecaptainandjtuperoargogotasliorc. They (lien purchased a cargo ot sugar, and char- tered the Esther, of Guracoa- Afterembatking a second time a fearful tornado struck theschuon er, and she instantautously went down. Twen- ty-one were washed off, and with great difficulty avoided the vortex of the sinking vessel. The boat fortunately got odrift,but the plug was out. For three hours they madly struggled to stop the hole, and at last it was done. Meanwhile ' the sharks bad¡taken several of the miserable mcn,nnd thirteen succedeed iu getting into the boa!. They picked up theoars. It was quite d...
SUPREME COURT.—TUESDAY. CRIMINAL SITTINGS. (Before Mr. Justice Horne and the usual jury) [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 27 January 1858
SUPREME CO fJRT.-,TUES û A Y. CRIJiIXAL SITTIXOS. (Before Mr. Justice Horne and the usual jury) The Session of Uyer and T.-rmiuer, and General Gaol delivery, commenced on Tuesday at 10 o'clock. The Solicitor General prosecuted on behalf of the Crown. SnOOTIKQ WITH IXTEST. Benjamin Howarth was informed against, for having on the 20th Novem- ber last, with a pistol loaded witn gun- powder and shot, shot at Joseph Manning with jutei.t to kill and mur- der him. lu a second couut, prisouer was charged with shooting with intent tp do so'iiu grievous bodily hann. Plea not guilty, The Solicitor General said, he bad received a letter from Dr. Husto'i the committing Magistrate, expressing a doubt as to the prisoner's sauity ¡ auJ a question thereby arose, whether a pre limiuary inquiry should not-take place, His Honor remarked thai hebejiered the principle would, be found laid down in Macuaughtoq's cas.e before the House of jiorda. The Solicitor General quoted tho case of David D.:vis (IS53)....
HIGH SCHOOL. NEWCASTLE SCHOLARSHIPS. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 27 January 1858
iiiatf ädüc-öL, NEWCASTLE ScHoLAnsniPs; The first election of candidate's'io hold the Newcastle Scholarships since the re-o-=tablishment of the High School under the management of the BeV. B. D. Harris M. \V.~Reetor, and the Rev. P. AV. Quilter, B. A. ¡wa* appointed to take place at the beginning of "the en- suing hair year. The examinations commenced at ten o'elo'ek last Monday morning, and were conducted by the Hon. W. E. Nairn. M.L.C., Major Cotton, Inspector of Schools, Thomas Macdowell, Esq., pariel the Rev. P. W. Quilter, B.A. Among those present in the early part of the daw we noticed T. D. Chapman Esq., M.H.A., W. L. Sharland Esq.. H. Hopkin«, Esq , Alderman Rheuben.Rev. W. Day and sever ii others, parents and friends of the candidates. On this occasion no less than four scholarships of the annual value of £12 were open to competition, the increased number being accounted for by the va- cancies not huwng been filled up while the High School was in a state of inter- regnum. T...
Parliament of [?]asmanin. LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. YESTERDAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 27 January 1858
tfmtismú of .?tömmw. LEGISLATIVE COUNCÍL. YESTERDAY. At 20 infantes past 1 o'clock, the Clerk of the Council informed tbe House that be had received a letter from hi« Honor the President stating that he wat unable to attend, and recommend- ing the House to appoint a PieMilmt pro tem. The COLONIAL SECRETARl' accordingly moved that the lio>i. iiiember for Meander tlo take the chair in the absence,of the President. Mr. W11 YTK seconded, and the motion having been carried Ur. NAIRN was conducted into the chair hy- the bou. mover and seconder., NOTICE OF MOTION^ Mr. WHYTE to move on Tuesday next for copies of all petitions .presented to His Excel- lency the Governor oa the «ubjeet of Mr Abbott's claim. CONTINGENT NOTICE OP MOTION. The COLONIAL SECRETARY to'move to- morrow the second reading of the Electoral Rill should tberu be no other business before the House. ' ' V ? LOANS BILL (GEKEBAL REVESÜE). The COLONIAL SECRETARY moved tbe second reading of (he Bill to authorise the rais- in...
YESTERDAY'S MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 27 January 1858
-YESTERDAY'« MARKETS. NOT much lias been done in the grain market during the day, for holtleis are still indisposed to bring their goods iuto, the market, in anticipation of higher* rates i tiling before long. Wheat has not advanced beyond 7s 6J. for bestt samples, but pi ices are firm a.t tliatqu/v tation. Very few colonial oats have-yet come into the rn.irk.ot, which ato quoted at 6s to 7s accor&lt;liug to the sample. A lew lots of foreign oats were sold at ós fU ta Qs per bushel. Potatoes oí good quality are very scarce ; the quota- tions range from £7 10s to £10 per toij. ace «rding to the sample. " II 'J' has experienced no futther declino, the loo-e .md country pressed still realizing Irom. £6 to £7 10s per ion according to qual- ity. The hydraulic pressed meets with no enquiry. Flour ha,s undergone no further change*, and bu-iness lias been very steady ; flour fiom the best colonial wheat is quoted at £17 to £1S per ton. Bran meets with a ready sale at Is 9d to 2s pe;...
HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY, TUESDAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 27 January 1858
HOUSE OP ASSEMBLY, TUESDAY. The Hon. the Speaker took the chair at 4.5 p.m. PETITION. The COLONIAL TREASURER presented a petition from 50 residents of Morven against 'be proposed Ma.tira' und Servants' Act, and praying for the introduction of the law of Eng- land. Petition received. NOTICES OK MOTION. Mr. 3'U'IT, to-morrow, to move for leave to bring in a bill to,enablo married women to dis- pose'df their reversion in personal estate. Mr. MILLER, cn Friday, to move for a copy of the Report i'f the Inquiry at the Qoeen's . Orphan Schools ; also, for c rtain returns of prisoners absconding from Port Arthur. The COLONIAL TREASURER, on "Wed- nesday, 3rd February, to move the House into a Committee of Supply to determine the principle with respect to pensions, more particularly pen- sions to subordinate officers. GOLD FIELD. The SPEAKER announced that he had re- ceived a Message from His Excellency to the effect that he would cause to be placed upon the estimates the sum of £5000 as a re...
MISCELLANEOUS. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 27 January 1858
MISCELLANEOUS. THE COMIKG COMET.-In reply to those correspondents wishing to know in which region of the heavens the ex- pected comet would most probably be lound, we have to inform them that its place will probably be comprised in the constellations Virgo, Libra, and Ophi Delius, if it should prove visible before the end ol' the present year. To persons unacquainted with the constellations, or not possessing celestial globes or charts, the following may be of service. The constellation Virgo, of which the bright star Spica is part, sets during pecember about X p. m" arid rises about \ a. m. The constellations Libra and Ophitichus follow Virgo, and the extremity of the region of search would set about 5, p. m., and rise about 5, a. m. The extent of declination north and south of the east and west points will be about 20 °. The only time wh'nh will be favorable for sea.'ß'i will be from about one to live o'c'ock in the morning, during whioh time that portion of the skies is rising du...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 27 January 1858
i. ti For Geelong Direct, ' ' \!, R',E GULAR TRADER., ! i . -CHk ' "TI'0 well»kno.vn fn6t-sailing brig ¿W&à DAR T, AnÜ¡£ ' HENTIX SAXSOHJ Master, V» ill »nil for tlic above port with immediate dispatch. , ! ,For freight or passage, apply to the Muster on,l>ojul. , . Constitution Duck, ! ( January 15th, 18i8. . 289 STEAM TO MELBOURNE. THET.S.N. Co,'« Steam Ship "CITY OF HOBART" will leave for MEL- BOURNE on WEDNESDAY, the 27th January 1S5S at 3 o'clock, As two Steamers are now running daily from Sandridge Pier to Geelong, fi ei"lit will bo taken for Geelong by the City of Hobait, as usual, payablo at Hobart Town. CHARLES TOBT, Manager, T. S. JST. Co. Franklin Wharf, Jan. 10. 1858. 1 Culloden Steamer ALTERATION^OlTsiÍLWG DAY. " 1î>3fc. »'O^ an& a^tCT Monday, the Ht S^BCT^ Febmarj, the Steamer will ?^íP$fwÍ£. leave the Wliaif for the Huon oi> 'MONDAY, und return on Tuesday, until further notice. II. F. ARMSTRONG. Fiauklin Wharf, 23id Jan., 1850. 430 Steam to Me...
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. PORT OF HOBART TOWN. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 28 January 1858
SHIPPING- INTELLIGENCE. l'onr oy iipiurtyiow'N. AnmvED., '/ Jnnuniy 27-Piinee ol Denmar!:,! 70 tonn, Bvans ti oin JNTew c isllu, N. S. W., 21st instant, nilli conl Agents, Mundi mid Chnpiuun. Jan 27--Adeoiiii, schoonci, 1 lo tons, Organ, from Adclnido ISth instant, in bnlliist. Agent, ti. M. Maxwell, i cieaiuíd ora. Jimmi} 27-City ol Hohiirt. (s,) SG5 tons, Uentlej, lor Mclhourno, with ungo ; Addition»] pissciigurs-Mis. Gallagher, Jliss Davis, Mr. OnUei, nnd 3 bteeriige. D) rAiiTunEi. ( January 27-City of Hobart, (s.,) for Mci. bourn&lt;i, Jan. 27-Plying Childci », barque, on a whaling voyage. 1 I'or City of Ilolnrfc for Melhournc-Onoonso, 2 casca sulphuric acid, K. 'riiomp,on ; 2 cases niiplc, 1 do onions, \V J Martin ; l8 packages di apci y, Ii. feti'i enson ; 11 tate» poon fruit, ¡Uclveig; 1 small eise slatloneij, Jt le« is mid cons; 1 hot, 2 ditto green fruit, Harcouit; 1 ton onion«, Sinning- Uio3. ; 133 coils telegraphic niic, l'SiV Co. j 20 rases gi ecu truit, Alluon, ...
YESTERDAY'S MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 28 January 1858
YESTERDAY'S MARKETS.' There has been rather more . activity in tho grain market the last day or two and prit es, are very firm. . Wheat has experienced another advance and' quota Lions aro now firm at 8&lt;¡ per bushel' the ,hesl samples 5 and in some quarters' we heard of 8s 3d being offered. Colonial oats are scarce at present and are quoted, at Gs to 7s according to j the «ample, Foreign oats realize from 5s Gd to 6s per bushel. Cape barley fetches from 5s Cd to Os Gd according.'to the sample, but as yet there is very little, in tho market. Hay now comes in very freely mid prices have declined, the loose , and country . pressed now ranging from £G to £7 5s; The hydraulic pressed, is quoted , at £8 10 to .-CO 1ml the demand is very slacki' Potatoes aro scarce, ' and very little'is deina ; the general quotations may be given at £7 to £9 per ton ac- cording to the sample, though a very superior sample would realise £10. . ', A further advnuco bus taken place .in flour and pr...