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MISCELLANEOUS SHIPPING. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 28 January 1858
MISCEthANf-OUS SHIPPING. The Singapore ii e&lt;¡ 2,'ess îccoitls ihe rebcnc of three sole survivors of the crew of the Hnm liurirh steamer l'osa that ins wrecked on tlio coast of New Guinea. 'Uley were rescued 'through the exertions of two iiiriionaries, Otto and deislcr, from tlie ] opulation on tlie ¡bland '\Viinde-i, in Geclsink"» Bay. The Dutch tliip Ocian I1..1 liecn driien naliore at Meuadi- : she lind on boan*. 4,1)00 pirulí, of coffee, of which il.l'OO piculs, but much damaged b¡ salt water, hate been savid
THEATRE ROYAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 28 January 1858
THEA.TRE; ROYAL.' Tub Theatre Royal "will he the crana of ¡in.eutir.Qly cli^iirent.speoies of. enter tain'mcfnt,ifrbm-ahy'latterly given within its walls.on Tuesday evening next. M. Deiurr lins announced his intention of 'making his first appearance in Tas- mania on that night ; on which occasion he proposes to astonish and delight the inhabitants willi his magical wonders. We have heard of Al. IÍki'.vui' before] His name and his fame are alike familiar to us. . In the Bomhay Telegraph and Courier, now lying before us, we lind that in that Presidency of the Indian Empire his performances a -founded and electrified those who witnessed them. '* Of those performances"-writes our contemporary -" we qannqt speiik too highly ¡ tliey were w inderful ¡ and tho quiet and easy manner in which III. Deuakk executed even the mo3t diilicult, enhanced their value still more. His passes were beautiful ; and some of his mechanical tricks perfectly marvellou*. The mysterious clock and the diabolical ...
MISCELLANEOUS. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 28 January 1858
MISCELLANEOUS. Ar.Tr.ttr.D Tnir.*!.-Ata public dinner at Shanghae some months ago, a mer- ' chant v/ho hail challenged his Excellency Sir John "Jowriiig to wine, rather amused the company with-" .Sir John, do you know the last lime I was as close as I um now to you, you wore mounted on a beer barrel, iiaranguing tho Chart- ists on Kennington Common : Times ulterod since then, Sir John, oh !- so- ciety now a little moro respectable.'' Frirntl of China. A Lono-namud Indian.-From the sublime to tho ridiouluus ! lu the Madras, papers we find a copy of a letter addressed to M IJi« Hhj"lm«st(',Sree Pul« ] ' ' '"vM''!'« iiV'.". ..' manabha Dnüsa Vnnchö Bala Martnnda Vurmnh Koola Shukara Keercda Pathee üazh.odia Ram Rajah Hhador Munnay Sultan Maha Rajah Rajah Shumsheer Jung Tinj-ih of Tr.ivmcore," and signed "Harris!" His Highness Sree Pul manabha, &lt;5c., of Travancore, has, we are gJad to see, subscribed 5,000 rupee« to the relief fund, with his good wishes and lei vent prayeis f...
INSOLVENT COURT—WEDNESDAY. (Before Mr. Cominissioner Browne.) In re SAUL SOLOMON. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 28 January 1858
INSOLVENT COUßT-Wedvfsdu. (Bsfore Mr. Commissioner Browne.) In re Saul Solomos. Adjourned first general meeting, and meeting for discharge. ;.*Mr.'Crisp*appealed to support'in- solvent. , No debts were proved at this meeting. The Commissioner said insolvent had yesterday filed amended accounts. The as-igneo, Mr. Tonkin, remarked that in the account the schedule of debts was unaccounted for. '' Mr. Brewer, who appeared for two creditors, said that ho had had no time to look over the accounts, as they had only been filed yesterday. Mr. Tonkin supported Mr. Brewer's statement. Both meetings weie adjourned to the 3rd Februaty. " In re Tito vas Evlimi "Dale. In this case the meetings were ad- journed to the lOfch Febi uary. In ro John* Kuugeu. First general meeting, and meeting for discharge. Mr. Haggitt appeared to support in solvent. No debts were proved. The Commissioner said he had received a notice signed by Mr. Lees, as tlie at- torney of Henry Thompson, at whose suit insolvent had...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 28 January 1858
MARRIAGES. &nbsp; On the 26th inst., by the Rev. John Downes of Knox's Church, by special license. Mr. Richard Landy. Mariner of the "City of Hobart" to &nbsp; Miss Virginia Pender, Kelly-street, Battery Point. At St. David's Cathedral, by special licence, Mr Jas. McKinley, to Miss Sarah Evans, second daughter of Mr. Thomas Evans, Shurdington near Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England.
MASTERS' AND SERVANTS' ACT. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 28 January 1858
MASTERS* XKD SERVANTS'-'ACT. Ix the ïlouse'of Assembly on Tuesday night'an''attempt was made by, Mr. Anstey to throw the Masters'' and Servants' Act overboard. We scarcely know whether we ought to i egret the loss of ilr. Anstey'« motion or not. Against the principle of the Bill, as far as it'elfects thoemployers of town labor, we are not disposed to oifer any objec- tion; although the same principle,'when applied to country labor, is, in our esti- mation, the most-pernicious tlufc can be well conceived. We do think the Go- vernment ought to pause before tliey briug'a measure of such vital importance as this into operation in, the cjuntry districts, ela a*Hoùie. composed of 21 j Members, the Bill was only saved by a i |, majority :of one! ; Had the'House been ¡ called ,over (which we now regret was j not done)'' wo believe that this Bill | would never have been eutcrtained. We could name several lion. Member* strongly opposed te the Bill whose seats were vacant on this occasion. Whe...
THE MERCURY [PUBLISHED DAILY.] THURSDAY, JANUARY 28, 1858. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 28 January 1858
THE MERCURY [pCBLISUEU DUM*] ^'"rHÜRSDAY, JANUARY 28,1338. *TiU! Legislative Council will be called '-wer this afternoon, after which the fute sï[(È the Waste Lnud's Act will be deci »Uid. Wu confesa wo are not svithout liopo that the honorable gentlemen who .composo this branch of the Legislature, ?will seo the necessity for yielding some what to the wishes of tho Country. /Chat ,80*110 of thom are, sincere in their "Itclief that the principle of alienating the i'ublic Lauds upon credit is a tnisehic "vous one, wo are willing to admit ¡ that others aro opposing the Bill from rao 'ives of'faction, is equally notorious. .>? We aro prepared, at all time;, to listen j'-with respect to tie arguments of those who conscientiously opposo a measure * Worn the firm conviction that, in doing so, they aro studying the best interests of tho people; and the greater, and ?moro profound, their acquaintance with "the subject they oppose, the greater tho amount of respect to which their opm. J1*m...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 28 January 1858
DAY of SALE, 3nn FEBRUARY, ' WEDNESDAY. Valuable Allotment, on the Township of i New 'Norfolk, at the angle of High and ' Charles-street. | ' W. A. GUESDON & CO. Are instructed to sell by public auction, on .the -property, at New Norfolk, day as ,above, tune, 12 o'clock. T' HAT CENTRAL SECTION of LAND, the best commercial situation on the Township, having a frontage of about 100 feet on High-street, by about 180 fret on Charles-street, with the tenement of 7 rooms thereon erected, nil at present in the occupa- tion of the proprietor, Mr. Griffiths. True, a new grant from the crown. Terms-One third cash, the balance tit J and C month«, bearing interest, or all cash, at the option of the purchaser. 3S8 DAY OF SALE, .' ' THURSDAY 4th FEBRUARY. Substantial -well furnished Stone-built Roi. dence, Macquarie-ttrcet, iight fashionable Tour-wlicel Carriage, Cottage Pianoforte, %and Household Furniture, 6V*c, effect« of the late J. L, Burnett, Esq. * ', W. A. GUESDON ¿ CO. Are-favoure...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 28 January 1858
Immigration Office HqbartTown, January 29th, 1858. A GREAT part of the'Highland Society's /\_ Immigrants hy the "Persian" having ar- rived in Uulmrt Town,und thôremaiiidar being expected au Snturdiiy evening next, they may be engaged at the Immigration Depot. Tho married mid single men are accus- tomed to farm work, and dulling niul among the families are nome ii'cful single woman. The health of the people is perfectly good. Their bedding 1ms been twice destroyed and they are now supplied with new, every other proper precaution having alto been taken,' ' - - '.' John 1). Loch, ' ,!?""' 1 .?) .. ."j i.'i V'l.u s if ;.! r-jVttin-i ?! «oilitni1 THEATRE ROYAL. THURSDAY, JANUARY 28tii. ron THE BENEFIT OF MÊSSItS LAVENU AND KOIILER roSITIVEÜT THE LAST SIÖIIT Or TUE OPERA COMPANY. MADAME CARANDINI AS MARIE' SIGNOR GROSSI AS SULPIZIO. The performances will commence with the DAUGHTER OP THE REGIMENT , After which a MUSICAL, MELANGE.' To conclude with tho Farce entitled NAN THE GOOD FOR NOTHI...
Parliament of Tazmania. LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. YESTERDAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 28 January 1858
^nriimumit ' irf ^gjinaiia. .LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. TESTERDAT. Tlie PrcSîdmfc topi the clair at 10 inmutes post 1 o'clook. FETrnoxs. Mr. NAJBN, m the absence of the bon. ineai. ber for South tsk, presented a petition from certain inlmbitauts of Fingal, praj nig that the Masters' ami Servants' Act non before Parlia- ment bo nat passed into law, but that a law be introduced «umbu- Uj that now ¡n force ¡n Eug J*i"l| , , BwiTedandrsid, I Mr. XAÎRX presented a petition from SO inhabitant» of Fingal of a s'.tnikr purport to the one precodinz. Received and read. v Mr. XAIRX also presen ed a petition from certain of the inhab'.tants of »indy Ray pnj'.ng that the Was'c Lands Bill might pass into law. Bcccit ed and read. - Mr. W RSI OX presented b petition from the inhabitants of Longlurd agiinst the Mi«t»r*' lind Servants' Act now tinder the consideration of Parlament and recommending certain resolu- tions passed at a public meeting to the favour- able" conideration of the CounciL , _ « liocei...
THE MORALS OF TRADE. (From Lloyd's London Times.) [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 28 January 1858
THE MOEALS OF TllADE. (From Lloyd's London times.') Tlio merchants of the city of Landon have long been in the habit of boasting that the word of a commercial English- man is his bond, '.itid is accepted as his bond all over the world. The character of the British merchant . stands un~ doubtedly very high. To compare hiiib with a French merchant would be to insult him. Ouly a few years ago .tita British public had implicit confidence^ in the honor of tile thousands of chaffer- ing gentlemen who inhabit that mysteti ry-the.city. Tney had remaiued true to their engagements - when foreigu dealers had failed throughout 'Europe. They were, in short, moilol merchants. And now! Well, ,wc advise tim curious reader to introduce hi.naelf be- hind the scenes of City commerça, at the present hour. He ,will finJ there many men of uoblo spirit, who 'woul>! not,move one inch nstray to save their fortune ; but in their midst lie will dis- cover woeful flouks of the blackest -beep, lie will then ...
GENERAL INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 28 January 1858
GENERAL. INTECIilQEííCE. M^STEiis' and Setivaxts' Act.-In ii letter fruin Qjir convspondent of Knock-iiu-boley, whoso communication is too long for inscrtiuu «i extenso, tho following occurs :-" My present âx is about my laborer* ; but, rçs 1 malic it a rule never to fret when I soo any one woree off than myself, 1 fycl greatly comforted in my mi«eiv al seeing n neighbour'» cirt broke» down, and the horse's knees cut, from haying bolted whilst tho driver was dr'nk'mg iit the " Green Dragon s" another with hu wife hod ridden for nix mot-tin, and nil the clothes of lils family spu'loo)bpcausothe liiunJrefjtiuu"ullawe/1 thi> copper« to toil dry . ¡u»4 hut, w\ HwV «* «.hose trust-worthy servant having; loft hu lighted candle besii'e his bed burnt down bis whole establishment for him ; whilst all the sa tisfaction any lîâacân get is to attach tie tcajet nat yet earned for ofTenccs which, ' in good hon- esty, should have sent tim perpetrators to the treäd-mill. Ifitbetrne thit "in the,...
INDIA. JUBBURPORE. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 28 January 1858
1 jST DI A. jtiniü'troHi*. A letter says .- ? " 1^ have' just corro back from seeing the íubel rajah and his sons blown from guns. It was an awful sight ; but they I'iihly deserved a far worse fate. Fancy -it bas bien found out that we were all to bê'Toastéd'alive when caught ! Ho prayed, as he "was being lashed to the gun, that,his surviving children might Le spared, to burn us. Well, wo went down to, where the two guns were drawn Mp', witlia'detaehmcnt of infantry and cavalry lo prevent surpiise-the cavalry iii^hing about"keeping the people back l'r,mt thefroiitof the guns. Sooniiitmvards the prisoners arrived, looking very upn» ti let-,c and nonchalant ; their fetters were knocked off'on the ground. I was quite çhWe to them, as wo officers were inside améllelo close to the guns, into which the «crowd w*s not allowed to come. They »vero tlicn bound to the mouths of the cannon.' The way is this :-You .stand with your back to ii cannon mauth,which ¡»'pointed to thc'bnok otthe heait-...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 28 January 1858
For Geelong Direct) A REGULAR TRADER The well»kno\»u fast sailing brig DART, "»_» He\tï\ S vvsosî, Master, W ill «ail for the above port with immediate dispatch For freight or pissage, apply to the Master on board Constitution DocV, January 15th, l818 289 For London Direct HAYTAGTHE GKF VTEB l-OBTIO* OF MBB CUMIO H.GAGE» THE KEGULAR TEADEE "WELLINGTON" »A 1 588 toni register,G A Luliiau, Commander 1 hu well known vessel haï fintrate accom- modation for passengers, and will meet With quick despatch Tor freight or passage ap- ply to Samuel Mosrs & Co Murray-street, or to William Crosby & Co. New Wharf. Hobarton, 9th Dec 1857. Kangaroo Point Regatta 18 5 8 AT a Meeting held at Mr Kirkby'* Gol den Fleece, Kangaroo Point, on Wed- nesday evening, January 25th Mr Wm Leake in the chair, the following resolu- tions *ere passed - 1st That Mr I Young be Secretary, and Mr i) Kirkby Treasurer 1 2nd i hat the next meeting be held at Mr Green's Watermans Aims, on Friday evening, th...
SUPREME COURT.—WEDNESAY. CRIMINAL SITTINGS. (Before Mr. Justice Horne and the usual jury) [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 28 January 1858
SÜP1ÍE.UE - COURT.- Wed.vesday. cp.nitsAr, Birrixni. (Befara Mr. Justice Horno and the usual jury) , The Court re-opcned at 10 o'clock. The Solicitor-U-.iuer.il conducted the prosecutions. . TXT.SE PUETESCES. John Kceny was charged with having on the Sth instant, obtained a mare from John Hill of the Goal Uiver, by means ol' false pretences. The pri-îo ici-, who was defended- by Sir. Lees, pleaded not guilty. From tlie statement of the prosecutor it appeared th.it the prisoner mee him as ho v.is taking the ina.tv t,o water, and agreed to buy her for £!) 10s. Ile then paid the prosecutor ]0s. in silver and 9 £1 n itt's. On examination it turned out that the notes were flash ones. Prisoner sold the mare on the 11th to a man named Bowler for £G. Verdict, Guilty-Sentence, -J¡ years' penal servitude, - FOnGERY A^l) UTTEUTSG. Sunuel Molesley was charged witd having, on elie ISth October last, forgeh a cheque for the payment of £30, with intent to defraud. In a second count prisoner was ch...
POLICE OFFICE.—WEDNESDAY. (Before W. Tarleton, Esq.) [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 28 January 1858
POLICE OFFICE.-WEDNESDAY. (Before W. Tarleton, Esq.) Night Charges.-Four drunkards were fined 10s with the usual alternative in case of default. Ellen Baylan.an old ollend,er, was fined £3 or on,e month'-s imprison- ment for a like offense. Anne Ward for being found drunk at Kangai oo Point j was fined £i. Mary Stanley charged ] with disturbing the peace was fined 5s. Matilda Burns and Alary Ashdo.vn were ¡ charged by D. C. Doivnham with mis- conduct in being in a disotderly house. The defendants stated that they had ar- rived from the couqtry the iliy before mid -yere ignorant of tho character of I the house tiley were in. The presiding I magistrate administered a caution and Í discharged them. James Coonin,) charged with being idle and disorderly [ and sleeping in the open air, was. djs-j charged with a caution, Absent without leave.-Mary Healy, charged on the information of D C. Dorsett, with beinig absent without leave &nbsp; from her master's service.was sentenced to 7 ...
YESTERDAY'S MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 29 January 1858
YESTEllDAY'S MABKETá. i Business continues steady, and prices are ^very firm. Wheat still manifests; an upward'tjiideticy, and quotations are now given at 8s. to 8s. litt, per bushel, the best' samples. Colonial' oatsi aro quoted at' Ga. to 6'. Git., according to the sample,^ and foreign oats at.5s.pd.' to (is. Cape barley comes in very slowly, and it is but u occasionally, that a,few small lots are sold ; good samples realise Gs, Gd. per bushel, i Hay continues to come in ipietty «freely, and1 quotations now rangd from £G to £7 5s. per tonT accordingIto quality, though*a very sup i ior, nrticle( would - reach i a_, higher figure: "Tôtatoe^iirc sc'arco, and are still quoted at £7 to £10 per'ton, according t) the sample. ' ' ' "',a Flour still' shows a disposition to advance, and prices are very firm at £19 per ton, the best samplet fiom colonial wheat. Bran remains at 1«. OJ. to 2j. per bushel, and shaips coutume at £10 to £12 pert jil i n ! i N.B.-Grain and ïlnur are now sold accor...
MISCELLANEOUS SHIPPING [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 29 January 1858
MISCELLANEOUS SHIPPING The Captain of tho Sapphire, roports having | seen the llritou's Quean mid Elizabeth Jauo in Recherche Hay trying out. - Bottw: WASitEO Askoke.-A pint-bottlo, [ found washed ashore on som« bare rocks' under Whithury Point, on the pioperty of the Eui of Haddington, was forwaulcd by bis lordship on I Thursday to the American Consul at Leith. The bottle was sealed with wax, und over tho cork was ii slip of -parchment fastened with wax, bo wing the words-" Washington, lGth June, 1837." Eneloied in the bottle, oii'a small slip of paper, like a leaf torn from' « memorandum book, was the following :-" Lut. 43 ° 2«' N., Long. 33 ° , 12'. Ship 'Washington,' of New York, 2X57,tons burdon., J. K. Judkins, oom mander. Cauirht in a hurriouie. Laden with cotton. ' Abandoned ' Just going down. Crow and officers, shty-eight in all, taking to tim boats. God help und pily us all. Amen." The .latitude nnd longitude given'boro are from a spit in the middle of the Atlantic so that...
ADELAIDE. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 29 January 1858
ADELAIDE. We have news from Adelaida to the &nbsp; 20th instant. As a singular instance of the apathy shewn by the Electors, the following sur- passes all we have heard. A contested election took place at encounter Bay, for a member of the House of Assembly. There are between 800 and 900 elect- ors. One Candidate Mr. Strangway &nbsp; polled 30 votes, and his rival 27! It &nbsp; &nbsp; is doubted whether the election is legal. A Mr. Walker has been appointed Agent-General in England for South Australia.
SYDNEY. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 29 January 1858
SYDNEY. 'i'iio ci(.ûli,ous ure proceeding. The results on the wholu may be considered favourable to the Cowper Ministry. The return of Mr, Martin, the Attorney General, had been seriously threatened, but the opposition caine to no hea,d, Mr. Dalley has beaton ^Mr Baa man for the Cumberland ltyranijhs, - a decided tviiunnh. vxt tho Ministry. Mr. Deniehy, too, has b.'on return :d without opposi- tion, .