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TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION, &c [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 22 July 1845
TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION, &d The OiiSEUvr.it will be delivered in Town erenj Tuesday and Friday mornings. j A Country Edition, containing the Inldli genre received from Launceston, the Interior, or other places, on those drys, will be posted in the cvcniiiff. ¡ SujisciiirrioN.-10s. per quarter ii» ad- vance; 13s. credit. I ADVERTISEMENTS.-Twelve lines ändern- der, 2s. Cid., and ld. for every addi tonal line, for each insertion. Consideiable reduction on Adrcrtisements continuel for any length of time. Advertisement} are received at the Publishing Office in Cillins Street on Monday, till 12 o'clock, atti on Thursday till the same hour. Adver- tisers must slate the number of insertions desired, on their Advertisements, other- wise they will be continued until cowiler manded, and charged accordingly. Ko verbal communications attended to. COMMUNICATIONS for Me Editor, " '-&lt;.-.- Jdver««""-"f, to be addressed, or left at "THE Oii SEUVER" Oj/icc, (Mn. GEOUGE ROL WUHAN'S). C...
AUDIT OFFICE. 12th July, 1845. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 22 July 1845
AUDIT CHIT CK. Villi July, ISIS. Wt lilt A NTS for Contingent Kxponscs snit to lite Colonia) Treasury for payment between thc Gilí of the current mouth ami this date : C. Swanston, allowance, fte. J. Benstead, a horse M. A. Cox, conveyance of mail J. Dixon, ditto J. Whelan, ditto T. Humphreys, ditto J. H. Bleechmore, dil£> C. J (dalston, ditto lt . Whitewav, ditto ll. Merry, ditto lt. Dodge, ditto C. Itali, ditto J. fi lester, Hour W. Curter, sugar, ive. W. Moriarty, to pay wages, Kc. T. Hewitt, marine insurance, ive. D. McPherson, dil tn C. O'llouth, allowance W. Carter, provisions II. Smith, ditto G. Scott, ditto C. & 1'. Fisher, ditto J. Ilarrctt, ditto W. M. Dean, ditto ,T. Gibson, church at Circular Head 1*. A. Mulgrave, allowance, S.e. J. Solomon, rent ll. Urowne, firewood J. Hudson, ditto ll. M. Guthrie, ditto F. Dull, ditto The Deputy.Com.-General, rations, Ste. J. Price, P. ¡M., to pay rewards, S:c. O.T. W. Dov i:s, Auditor.
ENGLISH. UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD. MR. WARD'S CASE. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 22 July 1845
ENGLISH. UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD. MK. w.um's CASE. TUR members of tho University poureil into Oxford on Thursday in vast numbera as thn hour approached for the meeting of Con- vocation, A great proportion of them »ere men distinguished in public life, and who came up purposely to bo present at tho Convocation. It is calculated that there were not less than between 1,200 and 1,300 members. Tho vice-Chancellor openoJ tho proceed- ings by stating the object for which the con- vocation was held, and Dr. Bliss road the passages of Mr. Ward's book upon which the first proposition to ho submitted to Con- vocation depended. Tho vice-Chancellor then addressed Mr. Ward in Latin, and ask- ed him whether he had anything to say as to tho motlo in which he wished to deliver his speech ? Mr. Ward urged in reply that he had received permission to speak in English, which the vice-Chancellor confirmed. Mr. Wartl then rose,and spoke na follows: Mr. vice-Chancellor,-1 am hound at once to state, that I sha...
AN OXFORD PROFESSOR, ON COLONIAL CHURCH ESTABLISHMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 22 July 1845
AN OXFORD F-ItOFESSOR, ON COLO- NIAL CHURCH ESTABLISHMENTS. IN thc lectures of Mr. Ilerman Merivale, A. M., professor of political economy in the University of Oxford, published in 18-12, there is nn interesting chapter on thc main- tenance of public institutions in tho colo- nies. Without pledging ourselves to an agreement in all that Mr. RIerivalc says, wc cannot refuse our acknowledgement of the general fairness of thc principles to which lie gives expression when treating of church establishments in the colonies. Connected as thc inculcation of these prin- ciples is with Oxford, wc nrc more than gratified. " Ilnppy thc people among whom that most important of civil institutions should be planted and rooted from the beginning of its career, to grow with its growth, and Overslindow successive generations with its expanding branches ! Even in a political sense alone, such n people would possess a principle of union and stability, the like of which no other invention of social wisdo...
COMMISSIONERS' OFFICE. 15th July, 1815. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 22 July 1845
COMMISSIONERS' OFFICE. &nbsp; &nbsp; 15th July 1845. &nbsp; NOTICE is hereby given that the following Claims for Grants will be ready for examination, by the Commissioners appointed for thiat purpose, upon or immediately after the 15th day of September lier next, on or before which day any caveat or counter claim must be entered. John Wilkinson, City of Hobart Town, 11 p. (Originally R. Williams, and conveyed to E. Collins, G. Palmer, and others, under whom applicant &nbsp; claims.) - Bounded on the south-west by 66 links south-easterly along the Wesleyan Chapel allotment now granted to Nathaniel Turner commencing &nbsp; at the north angle thereof on Melville-street, &nbsp; &nbsp; again on the south-west by 1 chain 6¾ links, or thereabouts south-easterly also along the same &nbsp; allotment, on the south-east by 29 links or there- abouts north-easterly along an allotment claimed by the said J. Wilkinson, thence on the n...
LAUNCESTON. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 22 July 1845
LAUNCESTON. July l t-Steamer Shamrock, 200 tons, Gilmore, muster, from Sydney nnd Tort Phillip ; T. Crnu furd, ngent Passengers-Kev. Mr. Saunders, Mrs. Saunders, Mr. Williamson, Mr. Rostron, Mr. Birnie, Mr. Borradaile, Mr. Malcolm, Mr. Manifold, Miss nhcli, James Ordish, Mr. Lever, Thomas Foote, Mr. Cracken, I. Grainger, Mrs. Knowles, Mr. Curlewit, James Newman. DKt-Atvrtmiîs. July 15-Steamer Shamrock, 200 tons, Gilmore, master,for Sydney; T. Craufurd, ngent. Passen- gers-Mr. nnd Miss Nairne, Miss A. Nairne, Miss Grace Cameron, Cnpt. Fotheringham, Cnpt. and Mrs. Ncwbj, IIMmitl Chick, Mn. Cl.ioh, Chorlo. lîvnns, Wm, Andrews, A. Forencnt, I. Teasdale, T. Speller, 1. Shaw, Charles Easton, Robert Todd, 31. Brenan, I. llecves nnd wife, I. Heffernan and ?wife, Mrs. Evans, Tho*. Newman, Peter Miller, I. Staabury and wife, S. W. Lee, James Francis. IMl'OHTS. Vessels reported inwards during thc week. July l l-Per stenmer Shamrock, from Sydney and Port Phillip. For Sydney-1 case apparel. Mann...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 22 July 1845
FOR LONDON DIRECT. THE A 1 Barque Psyche, H. Irving, Commander, 300 Tons Register, a regular trader, having all her dead weight and the greater part of her wool ready for shipment, will have immediate des- patch. Tor Freight or Passage apply to KERR, BOGLE & Co. or to ASKIN MORRISON. New Wharf, 25th June, 1845. FOR LONDON. The first-class fast-sailing British-built Bark SONS OF COMMERCE, 350 Tons Register, EDWIN CROUCH WILLIAMS, Commander, HAVING the whole of her dead weight and a considerable portion of &nbsp; her wool engaged, will have des- patch. The cabin accommodations of this vessel are of a very superior description. For freight or passage apply to the Commander on board, or to THOS. D. CHAPMAN & Co. Macquarie-street, 14th July. RICHARD PROPSTING, HAIR DRESSER AND PERFUMER, Adjoining Messrs. Hay & Ivey's Auction Mart, ELIZABETH STREET, RESPECTFULLY begs to acknowledge the share of patronage which has already been extended &nbsp; to him...
GOVERNMENT GAZETTE. COMMISSIONERS' OFFICE, 8th July, 18[?]5. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 22 July 1845
GOVERNMENT GAZETTE. COMMISSIONERS' OFFICE, &nbsp; 8th July, 1845. Notice is hereby given, that the following Claims for Grants will be ready for examination, by the Commissiners appointed for that purpose, upon or immediately after the 8th day of September next, on or before which day any caveat or counter claim must be enter. William Field, Joseph Bonney, and Elizabeth Richards, Suburbs of Launceston, 9½p. (Originally located to W. H. Browne, who sold to Evan Henry &nbsp; Thomas, who sold to the late W. Field, under whose will the applicants claim as devisees.)—Bounded on &nbsp; &nbsp; the north east by 118 links south-easterly along Eglington-street commencing at its angle with Howick-street, on the south east by 50½ links south &nbsp; westerly along an allotment occupied by or belong- ing to Samuel Feutrill, on the south west by 118 links north-westerly along an allotment occupied by or belonging to —Langham, and on the north &nbsp;...
LOCAL INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 22 July 1845
LOCAL INTELLIGENCE. MR. ALFRED STEPHEN.-The opinion ?which wc expressed n week since has been justified by thc news of lier Majesty's con- firmation of the promotion of Mr. Stephen to the Chief- Justiceship in New South Wales. We hope soon to be enabled to style thc learned Judge, Sir Alfred Stephen, and in common with hts numerous friends in this colony, we wish him many years and much happiness in the possession of the honour- able post to which he has been raised. CoiitiEsroNnr.NTs.-Wc cannot under- take to return thc fnvorsof ourcorrespondents of which no usc is made, unless thc wish on their pnrt is expressed when they send them. We must nlso exercise our own discretion ns to when we shnll insert those of which we tnke advantage. NEW ZEALAND.-A report has been cir- culated of intelligence hnving been brought by thc Bandicoot, of nnother fight between thc New Zealanders under Hcki and the English ; but we ennnot obtain satisfactory proof of tho statement. DAKING ATTEMPT OF A PRO...
Shipping Intelligence. HOBART TOWN. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 22 July 1845
êWppinçj: ïntdltgcncf. July 20-Brigantine Sanspareille, V.17 lons, llrodic!, nitister, from l'ort Adelaide 2!>th June, ?with wheat mid flour, rnsscnger-Mr. ll» 1'. Nixon. July 20-Schooner llandicool, 5fi fons, Bowden, muster, from Tort Nelson 1st July, with timber. Passengers-Mr. and Mrs. lircwer and 2 children, I, Jones, wife, and 2 children. nEcAUTuuns. NU. IMI'OUTS. fesseh reported inwards during the weeX: Nil. KxronT9. Venéis reported outwards during the week. mi. "VESSELS IN HARBOUR. Bnrque Theresa, from London . Tory, from London . .S*OH* nf Commerce, from London . I'syche, from l'ort Phillip Brigantine Sanspareille, from Port Phillip Schooner Flying Fish from Port Phillip . llandicont, from Port Nelson . Marys, from Adelaide . Clarence, from Port Albert . Timba, from Port Adelaide . Jane Geary, from Port Adelaide . Waterlily, from Sydney
Miscellaneous Shipping. NEW MERCHANT SEAMEN'S ACT. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 22 July 1845
Miscellaneous Shipping NEW MERCHANT SEAMEN'S ACT. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; THE following important law, relative to mer- &nbsp; chant seamen, is now in full operation through &nbsp; out the whole British Empire: &nbsp; &nbsp; Thc New Merchant Seaman's Act,-This day on important change takes place in the law relating tn merchant seamen. The new act, the 7th and &nbsp; 8th Viet,, cap. 112, comes into operation, and &nbsp; many additional obligations are imposed on mas- &nbsp; ters as respects the shipping, treatment, and pro- &nbsp; visioning of seamen, not only at the port of loading I and discharge, hut also at foreign purts, and during I each voyage. Thu penalties in default of complying with the provisions of the net are very numerous, ami, in some instances, henvy; and all masters of ships cannot be too particular in obeying the terms of the Act of Parliament. Thc forfeiture* for ir...
THE ORPHAN CHILD. FROM THE GERMAN. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 25 July 1845
THE ORPHAN CHILD. FROM THE GERMAN. Where o'er a wood the moonbeams shone, A little child lny all alone A hapless orphan child. " O God," he cried, " if thou forsake, My trembling heart will surely break I With thirst I burn, I faint with want, And fear and grief my footsteps haunt Along this pathway wild ; My scanty garments keep me ill From the sharp night wind's withering chill; And, reft of home and kindred, where To rest his head, or whither fare, Knows not thc orphan child." Thus spoke thc child, and moaned and wept ; Then 'neath thc pallid moonbeams slept. An angel's band it was that shed The dews of slumber o'er his head. And when he woke the night was gone ; Hunger and grief away had flown From that poor orphan child. For the kind Father from above Had called him to thc land of love, And there, where love with light entwines, 'Mid angel choirs bc sings and shines Thin happy orphan child. Vf. L. A. NATURE SUIISERVIENT TO TIIEGOSTEL.-Nature, with all her myriad voices, is even...
Markets. HOBART TOWN, 25th JULY, 1845. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 25 July 1845
¡£larlict& IIoiiAivr TOWN, 25th JULY, 1815. Thc wheat per San* /'arcille from Adelaide ¡s otford! for sale at Cs. 9d : the qunlity is very tine, and rather superior to our wheat. There is a report that wheat lias risen to 7s. Cd. at Sydney, Wheat. Cs. 3d. to Cs. Cd. per bushel. Harley. 'ls. Cd. ditto. Oats. ls. ditto. Maize. .ls. ditto. Hay, pressed .. A'.'S 10s. to £3 15s. per ton. Ditto, loose.... £2 10s. ditto Straw . 30s. to -lOs. ditto. Potatoes. £.2 10. to 4J2 15s. per ton. Carrots. ls. per doz. Kggs. ls. 2d. ditto. Cabbage. ls. ditto. Onions.20s. cwt. Fowls. 2s. to 2s. Gd. per pair. llutter. ls. Gd. to ls. 'Jd. lb. Apj/es. 8s. to 12s. per bushel. Shilylcs . 5s. Cd. to o's. per thousand. Suva timber .. 5s. to C.s. per 100 feet. l*ilits and rails .. 18s. to 25s. ditto. Tilings, broad.. 5s. Gd. to 7s. ditto. Otto, narrow .. ls. Gd. to 5s. ditto. Duels ., Cece . Turleys Ss. to 3s. Gd. ditto, .'is. lid. to ls. each. Cs. to 7s. ditto. Stirils nncl Tobacco in thc Bonded Stor...
JEWISH LITERARY & SCIENTIFIC INSTITUTION. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 25 July 1845
JEWISH LITERARY & SCIENTIFIC INSTITUTION. WE recently mentioned the establishment of a literary and scientific institution in London, by some leading1 individuals of tho Hebrew community. The inaugural discourse de- livered on that occasion by tho Hov. Mr. J. Uaphall, M. A., Ph. Dr. was of an eloquent and interesting character, and wo only re- gret that its length does not allow its inser- tion in our columns. The following pas- sage, however, in which the obligations of the world to Jewish literature aro insisted upon, besides its internal interest affords a fair specimen of tho discourse : *' Go into the nearest parish-school, ques- tion tho first lad you meet, bo he thc son of peer or of peasant, and you will find, that long before he has opened tho history of England, or heard of its Edwards and its Henrys, ho rends our history, and knows all about our Joseph and our Moses ; long before ho has heard of the greats deeds of Trafalgar or Waterloo, he can describe the fight ...
THE GAZETTE. ACCOUNTANT OF STORES' OFFICE. 14th July, 1845. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 25 July 1845
T II li GAZETTE. ACCOUNTANT OF STOKES' OFFICE. 1 IVA Jnlij, 181.3. Tenders will bo received at this oiuee, until 12 h o'clock on iMoiiitiiy, nm znin mautin, rui- mc sii|«|it% of such iptaudtics &lt;î(* tho tunk-i'mentioned articles aa may bo required for Colonial Service at Hobart Tow» during the periods stated below; subject ti> thc same conditions :in ihosi* ol' the Annual Con- tracts of the Commissariat Department, published in the Hobart Town Cuurier, under date Ulli January, 18-I-.1. The Kstablhihments to bc supplied, and' tho probable quantities required, can be ascertained on npplicaiion at tbisotltct*, together with any fun ber ?particulars that may be required: ; From the 1st Au21r.it next to the 31st March, 18 IC '!; Hiscutt. i! Hum, «i per cent, under proof. Prom tbe 1st Sept, next to the 31st March, 18 10*. Salt I'ork. Peas. Raisins. Oatmeal, I E. J. JUsur, Accountant of Stoics.
FEMALE HOUSE OF CORRECTION, HOBART TOWN. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 25 July 1845
FEMALE HOUSE OF CORRECTION, &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; HOBART TOWN. &nbsp; State of the Female House of Correction at Hohart Town, 18th July, 1845 :- Under colonial sentence - - - - 267 Free women - - - - - 14 under separate system - - - 29 Nursing children - - - - 8 Sick in hospital - - - - 16 Invalids. 2 Servants, turnkeys, &c. - - - 8 Ditto to officers of Institution - - 3 Total number of women - - 347 Children under two years of age 8 Women at the Nursery, Dynnyrne - 73 Children at ditto under two years of age 61 Ditto above ditto - - - - 40 Total number of children - - 101 JOHN HUTCHINSON, Superintendent.
HIRING DEPOT, BRICKFIELDS. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 25 July 1845
HIRING DEPOT, BRICKFIELDS. Return of Women disposable at the Hiring De- pot, Brickfields, on 10th July, 1845 :- &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; In the 3rd class - - - - - 119 2nd class - - - - 61 1st class - - - - - - 11 Total - - - - - - 191 Received from private service - - 15 Ditto from Female House of Correction 21 Total - - - - - 36 Discharged to private service - - 24 GEORGE BROOKS, Superintendent.
FEMALE HOUSE OF CORRECTION, LAUNCESTON. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 25 July 1845
FEMALE HOUSE OF CORRECTION, &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; LAUNCESTON. State of the Female House of Correction at Launceston, 17th July, 1845 :- Under colonial sentence - - - 54 Free woman - - - - - - 1 Under probation - - - - 4 Nursing children - - 26 Sick in the hospital - - - - 4 Servants, turnkeys, &c. - - - 7 Ditto to officers of Institution - - 2 Total number of women - - 98 Children under one year old - - 19 Ditto above ditto - - - - 12 Total number of children - 31 A. M'LEOD, Superintendent.
HIRING DEPOT. ST. JOHN'S SQUARE, LAUNCESTON. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 25 July 1845
HIRING DEPOT, ST. JOHN'S SQUARE, &nbsp; LAUNCESTON. &nbsp; Number of Women for disposal in the Hiring Depot, on the 17th July, 1845 :- &nbsp; In the 3rd class - - - - - 15 2nd class - - - - - 3 1st class - - - - - 2 Total - - - - - - - 20 Received from Female House of Correction 5 Ditto from private service - - 5 Total - - - - - - 10 Discharged to private service - - 11 Ditto to Feamale House of Correction 1 &nbsp; &nbsp; Ditto with Ticket-of-Leave - - 1 Total - - - - - -13 SAMUEL JOHNSTON, Superintendent. &nbsp; &nbsp;