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Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 8 February 1858
STEAM TO SYDNEY, VIA IWOfOLD BAÎ ^-^UC T«N CVs STEAMSHIP «T A S M A M I A" Will leave for SYDN'LY wi I WO TOI D Ü \Y un 01 al out WEDXLs DAY, the 10th lYbiinrj, ac noon Charles Toni, JIanager, T S. N Cn Franklin Wharf, January 25 1858 STEAM TO MELBOURNE. TIIr rSN Co h Steam Ship |^ «oin or hobvri" :*£ will leave for MEL BOURNE on WEDNESDAY, the 10th IVfai um v 1S5S, it 3 o'clock As two Steamers are now i un nmg dail\ dom Sandridge Pier to Geelong, fru3ht will be tal lu foi Geelong by the City of Hobart, as usual, piribil it Hobart Town f Cnvnics Tout, t Manngu, T S N Co. Franklin Wlnif, Jan 15 l8"iS Steam to Melbourne TH I ia«t mil fi\ounte stenmei 'QUITA, J B Blr.cl bonni, tommnndei, will lente Launceston kr Milboune on I UTS DAY inpinmr, afiti the amv.il of tin mail Has excellent accommodation lor li irse All pass ge money must lie paid nt the oflice of the undii signed Tor freight or passage, up] ly to V 11 LIAM JoilpsToNF, Agent ¡St John street, Jnnuur\ Jj Fust Vessel foi Melbou...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 8 February 1858
DIED. On Monday, the 1st inst., CHARLES HOPKINS the infant son of John G. Bowden, of Bar- rack-street, Hobart Town, aged five months &nbsp; and two days. On the 3rd of October last, at Wanlip Rectory, Leicestershire, England, Jane Warren, eldest daughter of Henry Janneret Esquire, M.D , aged 19 years. &nbsp;
COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE. Thomas Daniel Chapman, Esq., M.H.A., Chairman of the Chamber of Commerce, &c, &c. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 9 February 1858
COM ME li C1AL I iV i'JS IJ.iaE^O B. Thomas D.iuiel Chap.nan, E^q., M.tl.A., Chairman of the Clumber of Cum- meroo, &o" 4c. Sin,-I take le-ivto to oall your at- tention to the necessity of having a true Meridional Line struck to shew the cirreet CirJiual Points, by the erection of conspicuous object.- on, and at right angles with, the same, for the purpose of '&lt;. Adjusting Ships' drapasses." And, supposing ttyat four red posts weie elevated for ílje purpose, with a 1 »fly white flagstaff i n the centre " on the Meridian,'' the same system miglit be cvcended to every point of the compass, by arms, equally divided in sot , one above the other of diil'ergufc pqlouiw. With this view, I bog to suggo-t that tile Dormtin would be an eligible si(;e for one ->'uc t iH'ection on the wes;side of the Uiver,and King.100 Bluff fjr anpfher, i on &lt; he east s e. If such, ereotions wero cirritd into effect, I »pprehend t'iere »re. few ^M 7 « / ih the- world" ftlofc ed...
MISCELLANEOUS SHIPPING. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 9 February 1858
MISCELLANEOUS SHIPPING 'j ho Derwentwater cleared out for London yes. erJay. She takes with her ssme of our old es1 nis'.s and a valuable carg:> of wool &?:. .VORETOX BAV.- By way ot Syditny. wo are put In possession of Moreton Uay pvacía to ile 20th instant. I lie sc'ioonet l'on Juaa, freightel w¡>', W01i tal'ow, hiles, uro, an I. hound ta Sydnev, took fire an.l left Biisbviie on the IGth instant, Hlio was discovered and tow-ed back io ¡.'.t-lsbanc hp the Boomarang on the Kith,, xiu cap'o is much damiged, mil it is. s»U there wdl 'be a heavy claim for *nl\'3j>e.
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) Adelaide, Jan. 28, 1858, [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 9 February 1858
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. (FßOlI OtJB OWJÍ COBBKSPOVDKXT.) Adelaide, Jan. 28, 1853, The heat of the weather is intense: 110° to 114° in the shade, is the order of the day. The number of sud- den deaths that daily appear in the newspapers is really so nothing dreadful to contemplate. If so ne change does not speedily take pi ice, I don't know what will become of us all. Irf.r. Torren's Real Property Bil!, after encountering a smart opposition in the Legislative Council, was read a third time in that House on the 2(>th instant. Parliament win formally prorogued yesterday by his Excellency. It had been sitting lor nine months. The completion of the hying do.vn of the ¡uter-cajquia} telegraph cable across the Goolwa Cnanijel^w.is made kuowu in Adelaide on Tuesday night, Great complaints are constantly reach- ing me of this year's wheat crop. Com- pared with the yield of last ye.tr, the present haryegb will prove a considerable failure. No other news of interest.
REPRESENTATION OF CAMBRIDGE. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 9 February 1858
REPRESENTATION" OÍ CAÎÎ. BRlDGrE. It Î3 with no small pleasure we publish Mr. OoiLvr's aldreí* to the Electors of Canbrid^e. J(r. BcnaEss in the C -U'icil has not predi* o-cd us to favour his pretensions, even if there were mt fie gnvest objections against the return >f any gentleman in his imsiti m. Mr. Oatxvr has long been known to us, and very favor tbly. We congratulate the district that he ha9 at last been induced to overcome hi3 natural diffidence to occupy a place which he will assuredly fill with credit to himself, advantage to his constituents, and benefit of the colon?.
POLICE OFFICE.—MONDAY. (Before Hi Worship the Mayor, and Ngel Gresley, Esq.) [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 9 February 1858
POLICÍ OFFICE.-MONDAI. (Before Hi Worship the Mayor, and Ngel Gresley, Esq.) Night Caryes.-Four drunkards were each fined'21, with the usual alternative of imprisoiinent for non-payment, and two female were each fined 5s., for dis- turbing tip peace. Tippliiv in a Tavern-James Dixon, p. h., in lie service of Mr. Hamilton, O'Brien's ' Bridge, was charged with being in tb Kensington Inn, drinking, on Sunday The prisoner said, he had been worjing hard all the week, and feeling raher queer, ho thought he would liav a glass, and Sunday was the only day vhen he could get one. Mr. Gresley ted him he had gone to the wrong plac, and sentenced him to thirty days iniprionm-nt, with hard labir. Stealima Likeness.-Mary McEwen, was chafed with larceny under £5, in stniling, on the 20th Oct-iber last, the Jagueireotype likene-s of Mrs. Elizabeth Levis, valued at l8*.- The prisoner »leaded guilty ; it was shewn that sha had been a lodger in Mr. Lewis's buse, and when she went away, she toolt the p ...
LATEST EUROPEAN. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 9 February 1858
LATEST EUROPEAN. WE cotiiiue our extracts from the Liverpol journalsol the 20thNovember. The Mrning Post saya : " Etrybody knows that the cause of the apfoiiehing winter session is (he suspennn of the Bank Charter Act, and tin a measure of indemnity must be intrJuced similar to those which on former occasions have received the sunctio of the Legislature. It must not, hoever, be supposed that, in the present of the great Indian crisis, noble lords ml honourable gentlemen will connaetheir attention to ruutter* con nectedvith the currency and financial positiot of the country. The Bank Charte Act, we conclude, will be re- ferred ) a new committee which sat last seiion, and that, after a brief dfs cussiot Parliament will turn to the eonsidration of the one great subject which/ar above all questions, even oí unana occupies the hearts and moves the sympathies of Englishmen." Buthis is not all. Government does conteníate that Parliament will have time tdo something more than discuss two re...
GENERAL POST OFFICE. General Post Office, 9tb February, 1858. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 9 February 1858
&UAm¿M*m^&*mII.¿I Ulf M. -».»., t. OËKiifiAt POST OfïICËi General Post OlBc, 9tb February, 1658. Su» MAIM will be closed ut Hobart Town ¡U un 1er : ' Vor Lonlon, via San and Marseilles, per Ähnln, on or about the 1'Uli hut. For Landon, via Suez sa 1 Southampton, ditto ditto, ditto. For Mcditerranciii VotU, via Saw, ditto, I ditto, ditti. In'i.1, Clii.ia, Mnuritim, ami Cape of Good Hope, via Point da üalle. ditto. ditt>, ditto. Fur Swan Uiver, via Melbourne, ditto, ditto ditto. For New Zealand via Sydney, per first vessel, ró-uiorrow, 11 a.m. For'Sydncy ami Twofold Bay, per Tasmania, ditto, ditto. 1 Mails for Sydney and Adelaide «re made up at tins office, and forwarded via Mel- bourne, by every «team vessel departing from Hobart Town or Launceston. tí. T. IUnnrNOE, Postmaster. IHPORTAM NOTICK.-"The French transit rate on letter» for England, forwarded via Mar- seilles, must lie prepaid in cash at the window of the Post Oificî at which they may be posted, aa also t...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 9 February 1858
I;N7>I:R TIH: PATRONAGE I OF The Hpn- R- Clebuine. EEÇL-, M.L-C-; Alfrsd Nicholas, Esq-, II.H.A.; J-D. Balfe, Esq., M-H-A- _ TO THE RESIDENTS OP THE HUON. MADAME CARANDINI has the honoi to announce that in consequence of Uie disappointment her illness occasioned to her kind supporters, ».lie has ¡ made arrange- ments to return from Launceston instead of prpcecding to Melbourne, and «¡11 visit FRANKLIN on MONDAY February 15th. on which occasion most positively she will give a GRAND CONCERT and RALL, assisted hv Messrs. KOHLER, GROSSI, and LAVENU. MADAME CARANDINI has made this arrangement anxiously desiring to keeji faith with the Public, and nat Io compromise those kind friends who strove to aid her in lier undertaking. ' Feb.". 8. Gardeners. ¥ AN TED Two good GARDENERS Apply to Ma W, CAIITEH, New Town Park ; or, 072 f 19 Collins-street. Hobart Town. Savings' Bank. TO BUILDERS. TENDERS for the erection of PRE- MICES far a Sav ng's Bank, will be received by the Actuary until 3 p.m...
GENERAL INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 9 February 1858
GENERAL INTE L LIG li N0 tí. HOIWIBLE VOMSltVÎENT -It IS S utell Oil ;ood nuthorttv that c ipit li punish neut is about co be abol shed ni lasniiiun, and a tortuio oi the most tiendisli dcstnp un substituted tor u. We ara loath to b hove, honcvci, that judicial einbctioii in the nei.'libiiirm; colauj «ill be carried to such an exti amity ofciucltv What doom îeadcis suppose is pupated to be done, m tins nine eenth centm> with those wictchc CDnvicts whose lu es bennie forlcit tj the istat^ J It is piopo*ed-ob, 11311« '-tis piopisdto entenee mein to be Me nbors of lb j T is nai i in Legist itivu Assembtv fat Lifo '-Mtlbonrn Punch liip Doo NursiNCE.-Tlie police bavin,' been triiiisfciied to the Coiporition, we hope that stringent instructio i vv li be given to tlie ronsnhles to enptme overt stniv d>z, ulicthci " mastiff, hound, or cur ot low denice," that may cross their path Hie nu sj.nc caused by the uncontrolled muideiiii¿s of these obno-cious nuimiils his increas 1 g pitl> ...
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. PORT OF HOBART TOWN. CLEARED OUT. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 9 February 1858
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. PORT OP HOBART TOWN. CLUUTB» OUT. February 8-Derwentwater, ship, 624 tons, Wiankmorc, for Landon, with cargo; passen gcr^Captnin Langdon It. X., Mrs Lmgdoii, 5 children and 2 tervnnts, Ucv. Dr. Try, Mm Fry, 3 children and servant. Captain G Cottrell, Mrs Cottrell, Mr O S Davi«, Sir S Adey, Mr Brown, M is-es Smith (2,) Misses M urdo-li (2,) Mrs Alice Liny ', Miss Hum*, Masters Ni\ou (2,) Masters Mitchell (2,) Mnstor Peters &lt;fc ser vnnt, Dr Wilmatt and 17 in the steerage, 1 -.ergeimt, l8 mau S women an I 5 children H. M. lathRcit. Feb. 8-»art, brig, 131 tons, Sniuoni, for Geelong with cargo. Fxroii-rs. Per Derwentwater fir London-Thirty-live eis'cs sp3i-m oil. J M Gould ; G do old metal, W L Crowther j 171 líalos woo', A Morrison ; 20(5 do, ¿li, tV Kngbt . BO do, do, G and J Salier ; li do, do, W E Beddome; 781. do, dn, 1 case eartliemvi re, I do corrosive sublim ite, do appa- rel 1 i-ni .jar quicksilver, 321 tons chopped mimo i bark, 2 cases apparel,...
THE MERCURY [PUBLISHED DAILY.] TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 1858. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 9 February 1858
ÍHE MERCURY I ..,, , . fppnusiiEu D.ur.sr.] .TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 9,1858. THAT the present Jury Act does liol give satisfaction to the parties in suits .it-law, ¡s a fact of ohvious notoriety. Trial by jury, which, strictly speaking iß' among the strongest; safeguards o British liberty, fails of its just operation here. Neither plaintiffs nor defendant* now, go into Court with any seu.se of se- curity. It is true-as the preamble t( the Bill to projidefor the Formation oj a Special Jury List and for tlie Trial oj Case* by Special Jurie* declares,-tha " many, men whose names are in tin Jury Lists and Jurors' Books, are incom- petent, from defect of education and intelligence, and otherwiee, satisfactorily to try eases of difficulty and importance," -so true that we shall notmake compari- sons in order to establish it. They might be deemed invidious. " But, wlide we thus heartily commend the object aimed at by the Bill now under review, theic are some serious ob- jections to it in its pre...
NEW ZEALAND. NELSON. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 9 February 1858
NEW ZEALAND. NELSON. BY the Louis and Miriam, wc arc pla- ced in possession of Nelson papéis to the 6th instant, heimr four days later than those previously to hand. The Provincial Connell was opened on the 5th instant, hy his Honor the Superintendent. The Examiner says :- j His Hanor gave his opening speech'with due emphasis and discretion, and the reserve which their situation imposed upon the lirave and reverend seigniors within the bar, during its deliveiy, was evidently not participated in by tlie outsiders, who expressed their approba- tion very uumistakenbly at its close, and on more than one occasion afterwards their keen appreciation of what was passing before their eyes in a free anti easy manner that was very refreshing. Referring to the state of the weather and the crops, the same paper in its issue of the 9th observes :-" The t usual prevalence during the last three months, of strong south-west, winds, has we regret to say been productive of great mischief ka the grain ...
LIBERTY OF THE SUBJECT. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 9 February 1858
LIBERTY OF THE SUBJECT. A CASE has come under our notice one of the oppressive results of the " Convicts' Prevention Act"-which we feel called upon to bring before the pub- lic. The particulars, as we collect them from the Melbourne journals, and from our own enquiries, are as follows :- A highly respectable inn-keeper. Mr. Wm. Wells, the landlord of the British Hotel, Beechworth, Victoria, free by servitude, was arrested in that colony, on a warrant issued as alleged from this colony, and brought before our Police Bench on Wednesday, on bail, charged with being a convict illegally at large. Mr. Wells had been sent to this colony sixteen years ago, under sentence of transporta- tion, and was recommended for a con- ditional pardon in May, 1850. Before the ratification of his pardon reached the colony, he, like many others, went to Victoria, and acquired considerable property at the diggings. He then be- came the proprietor of the British Hotel, at the Ovens, where he carried on a lar...
FIRST BALLOON ASCENT IN THE AUSTRALIAN CO[?]NIES. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 9 February 1858
FIRST BALLOON ASCENT IN THK AUSTRALIAN COIflNIKS. How many thousand perons assembled Íyesterday afternoon to «Unes the first bol ooa ascent which has been iffectod in then colonies it would be ditlieult b estimate. 'The roads lead'iig to the Cremorniwere thron "eil wi'h vehicles, and the pathsVith foot-pisi engers from 3 until 5 o'clock' and when tin latter hoijr arrived the cnvimu of t!u g ». dens were thronged with onions spectators. The steamboats and the smal.-r craft on th river had contributed to swell the crowd.au independently of the i:i|ilt¡tele which had streamed eastwaid from Mtbourne, thare was a large concourse gaherod togethei from St. Kilda, Pialir.m, tul the othei populous suburbs. Every mincnce from which a view of the gardens could be ni/ tained vas dark vyith hunißi beings, Tilt parapets and verandahs of fe neighboring houses were occupied by auxins sighc-seers-, ] the banks of the river were lied with them and they assembled in thraging number-1 everywhere but in...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 9 February 1858
/ STEAM TO SYDNEY, '" ' VIA ¡TWOFOLD BAY THE' T.S.N. Co's STEAMSHIP "TASMANIA" - Will ¡cave for-SYDNEY via- TWO FOLD BAY , on or about THURS- DAY«, the 11th Fubiuaiy, at noon. CHARLES TOBY, Manager, T. S.'N. Co. Franklin JYImrf» January 25, 1858. STEAM* TO MELBOURNE. THE T.S.N. Co.N Steam Sliip "CITY OP HOBART" -_.". _ will leave for MEL- BOURNE on WEDNESDAY, the lObh February 1S5S, at 3 o'clock. 1 CITARLES TOUT, Manager, TVS. N. Co. Franklin Wharf, Jan. 15. 185S. Firss Vessel fou Melbourne- ' THE Clipper Barque DON PEDRO li, t Captain Grant, _._i Will sail (or the above: port in a low days. For freight or passage apply to j MAIISÙ & ClIAl'MAN. New Wharf, Feb. 1.j "V ^ Gfi7 Ten Pounds Reward WHEREAS,-1 some evil-disposed person oi persons aie in the habit of shoot itig and destroying my cattle" on Foi est Peninsula: I hëieby offer til o obove reward to any person or persons that will »ive infor- mation that will lead to the conviction of the offender oi offenders. JOHN CLARK...
EXTRAORDINARY CASE OF DOUBLE MARRIAGE. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 9 February 1858
EXTRAORDINARY CASE OF DOUBLE MARRIAGE. &nbsp; An extraordinary case of double mar- &nbsp; &nbsp; riage was occupying the attention of the London police courts. A young lady was married to a Mr. Wills, and shortly after her confinement became affected in her mind, and was removed &nbsp; &nbsp; for treatment to an hospital. On her partial recovery she was informed by her husband that he had been previously married, and had a wife still living. &nbsp; &nbsp; This man persuaded her to marry his brother, who he said loved her, and she weakly consented to that course, and thus effected an incestuous union. A charge of false declaration has been brought against Wills, and the case has thus come within the cognisance of the police court. The 'Times thus contin- ues the narrative ;— "It was not likely that this second &nbsp; marriage could be long concealed from the lady's relatives. It soon came to the mother's ears. The mother...