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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 25 July 1860
ON SALE, by the Undersigned. TWENTY-EIGHT BALES Strong full sized GUNNY BAGS, 7s. 3d. per Dozen. HEAVY WOOLPACKS, is. each. 80,000 feet Tongucd & Grooved Pine ELOOE ING BOARDS. 100 Cases PIPES, 10 Gro33 each, 12s. Gd. per Case. 50 Cases White Wine VINEGAR, one Dozen each, 9s. per CHSO. Alexandre's HARMONIUMS at reduced prices. Splendid PIANOFORTE, G* octaves, £30. '1DÔ Case* Cane Seated AMERICAN CBAIES 1 Dozen each, 32a. per Case. Cases Wood Seated Do CHAIRS, 4Ss per Do/.en Cano' Seated Folding CHAIRS, 2¿. Cd and 3s. each. Thirty Cases Cane Seated and Back EOCKING CHAIRS BAGATELLE BOARDS Complete, 50s each. Cases of TUMBLERS, Is. and 4s. Gd.per Dozen Cases of WINE GLASSES, Cut, 3s, Gd. per Do/cn. Large KITCHEN BANGE, OVEN, and ' BOILER, CO,. American CLOCKS in great variety, from 12s each. Hair Seated ROCKING CHAIRS. Case of CHARTS, Cheap. ROOM PAPER, Od. each. GOLOSHES, 303, per Dozen. RATION TEA, Black, £3 per Half Chest. TIN BLACKING, Is. Cd. per Dozen. Coleman's BLUE, 9\...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 25 July 1860
A' CATALOGUE 'OP A PORTION or THE STOCK OF NEW AND SECOND HAND HOOKS, Much Reduced in Price, TOR SALE OR EXCHANGE, AT W. WESTCOTT'S LIBEAEY, C3 and C5, Collins-strcot. A liberal allowance modo to purchasers of a quan- tity for cash. Orders received for Books from England. Divisional Catalogues, No. 1 and 2, may bo had Gratis, consisting of 2500 works on General History, Biography, Voyages, Travels, Divinilj', &c, not included in this. CIRCULATING LIBRARY-Terms.-Annual Subscrip- tion, M Is. Half-yearly ditto, 12s. Quarterly ditto, 6s. Gd. Monthly ditto, 2s. Gd. One set of 3 vols., (id. Singlo vol. 3d. por week. Opon from 7 in the morning to 7 in tho evening, on Satur- day till S in the evening. Boola and Libraries bought. Catalogues of 2000 works or 60Ö0 vols may bo had for Ono Slrilling. , A ABBOTT'S .Tacob, Works, 8vo cloth, 7s. 1851 . Histories, 2s. Gd. ABERCROMBIE, Gardener, by Moan, 3s., 1823 ABRAHAM, C. J., Lecture on A. and M. History, 8vo. ciotli, 4s. 18-10 ACCUM, F.,...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 25 July 1860
Steam for Melbourne, Twofold Bay, and Sydney. THE T.S.N.Co's Steam- ship "TASMANIA," J. Clinch, commander, will leave for tho abovo ports on F E I 1» A Y 27th July, at "noon, FABES TO TWOFOLD BAT, The nearest Port to the Diggings. Kaloon . £7 7 0 Steerage. 3 10 0 Children under 12 years of ago in proportion. . BENJ. M. CUNNINGHAM, Manager T. S. N. Co. Franklin Wharf, July 21th, 18(50. Steam to Melbourne. THE L. and M. S. N. CO'S Steam SUip"fiOYAL SHEP .ilEKD," W. H. SAUNDEBS, Commander, will leave the Company's Wharf, Launces- ton, on SUNDAY morning next, the 20th July, at S o'clock. For freight or passage, apply to GEORGE FISHER, Agent. Wharf, Launceston, ' ' July 21st, 1860. 27j For Sydney. Calling at Twofold Bay, the nearest port to the Snowy Uiver Diggings. Ufe THE fine fast-sailing brig A L A E M, 300 tons burthen, JOHN MITCHELL, Commender. Will sail as above on Saturday next, 28th inst For freight oi passage apply on hoard,or to M'PHEESON & FEANCIS. New Wharf, 24th Jul...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 25 July 1860
DEATHS On Monday morning, the 23rd instant, at his &nbsp; residence, New Town, GEORGE FREDERICK READ Esq., in his 73rd year. The funeral will leave New Town on Thursday the 26th instant at half-past &nbsp; 12 o'clock, and then proceed to the place of inter- ment, St David's, Hobart Town. 26 j At his residence No. 24 Melbourne-street, on &nbsp; Sunday, 22nd instant, JAMES COOK, youngest son of William and Martha Cook, aged 27 years. The funeral will take place at 2 o'clock, on Wednesday 25th, when friends are invited to attend. No cir- culars will be issued. 25 j On Friday 20th instant, at his residence, River &nbsp; Ouse, Mr William JACKSON, at the age of 76, of Influenza. He was for 25 years a member of the &nbsp; Wesleyan Society. The funeral will take place from the residence of his son, Mr. James Jackson, Hamilton, at three p.m. on Friday the 27th, when &nbsp; friends are invited to attend. No circulars will be &a...
HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY. WEDNESDAY, JULY 25TH, 1860. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 26 July 1860
HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY. -« WEDNESDAY, JULY 25TH, 18G0. Tho SPE UCER took the chaii at 4 p m NOTICFS OP MOTION Dr OFFICrR on T inn oday to mov e an address to His Excellency foi a nominal list with the police chaiactei ol ill persons who have at rived fioiu Poit Ai thm since last Septcmbei and also nu enquuy into the system undei which pusonois nie dischaigod horn Port Aithui with tickets of leave Mi MLR1 DIT H to move to monow-1 01 loavo to bung in a Bill to jil event the desti notion of blael swans Mi MEREDITH to monow to OPI thohonoiablc Colonial lieasmei when the Estimates foi the year 1861 would be placed m the hands ol honorable menibei s Mi MEREDITH to move to monow-Foi a îe tuin to bo laid upon the table of tho names of the Membeis of the L\t cutive Council, and the names of the piesent Adviseis of His Exccllouc} tho Govei noi Mi COHEN gave sevoi al notices inaudible m the galloiy Mi CROOKES to move foi a Select Cc numttee to act in unison with J, Com mttee oí the Legislativ e Con...
PARLIAMENT OF TASMANIA. LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. WEDNESDAY, JULY 25TH. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 26 July 1860
PARLIAMENT OF TASMANIA, - * ,. Î^GÏSLATIVE COUNCIL; WnDxrsDAY, JULY 25TH. THE PI codent tool his seat at tinco minuto? past 4 o clock BFSi vrcirr-. Tile PRFSIDIM mfoi me 1 tho Conned tliat ho had iiesented to His Lvcellencj tlio Coveuioi the Add es-, fio u the Connell le jupsting H s 1 \cel lone} to dnect til it eoj ¡a ot His 1 xeelleue/s ks late-ies to the Seeieuuj o State ti msiuittin^ foi the liOj al Vssent the State Aid Bill and Bill to amend the Constitution of the Legisl itive Council he laid on the table of the House and th it His Excellency said he would so dueot them VOTICES OF MOTIOV Mi WILSON to moic to nioirovv - 1 That tins Councd on its leassembhng aftei the leoirement fiom Pnihament of its late Pie sident Mi Justice Home desnes to place on io coid an expression of its api reciatiou md ael now ledgment of His Honor s able di=nihed aud 1111 partial conduct m the chaii of this Councd as 1 s hist elected Piesident 2 Th it this Council at the commencement of its fifth sess...
MISCELLANEOUS SIHPPING. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 26 July 1860
MISCELLANEOUS S1HPPING. THE CITY OP HOBART -Refei ung to the second charter ot this fa vomite steam ship, by the Vic- torian Government to convey ti oops from that Co- lony to New Zealan 1 the Aijns says -Plie steam «hip City of Hobai t w is elim tei ed by the Gov c~n menton Satuidaj last to convej the lcmiuniiig portion of Her Myestjs 10th J c¿inient, with stores and baggage toben /caluid flio higlil) «atisfactory inannu in which she pci formed liei contract in eonvejin¿ the iounei tioops to New Zealand i»oves that slic is a vessel in cvuj vvay suited for this mipoiUnl sei vice Since then she lias been thorouglilv ovci hauled by winch bel speed is gieatly meicised J)ium¿ lia best tom trips site bus avera¿cd lOj knots pel horn Uuoughout the passages The following me the idditional p isbcngcis by tho Tasmania loi Melbourne-steerage, Mis Lamb, Mrs ftlucehoy, Budget Ljneli Foi Sydney-William MeCoon loi Eden-Joseph Lupton, Charlas AViükci Wühaui Hickson J unes Brown, Ed» aid I boin thom...
THE MERCURY. THURSDAY MORNING, JULY 26, 1860. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 26 July 1860
THE MERCURY. THOBSDAY MORNING, JülY 20, 1S0O. IN tho Legislative Council jestudaj the COLOMAI SECRETARY laid several papéis on the table, m «luding CopiesofthoDuUe of Now castle s despatches ion returning the State A.d Abolition Hill and the Bill to amend the Costitution of the Council, and His Excellency s ckspatcli.accompsnj mg the Bills, to the Societal y ot State Amongst tho notices ol Motion v»as one b¡ Mi WILSON tor tlio adoption of a seiics ot Resolutions to be forwarded to the S .eiltiuv of State foi the Colonies, ccpiossno of tim high son=o entertained by the Council of the sei \ ices of Mi Justice "HORNE as Piosident, and its îegict at \>nm¿ do ¡pmedof tho opiKJitunity ol giving j, 111010 sub stantial niaik ol its esteem notice it is Uso given on behalf of Mi Win TE of a motion loi lune to antroduco a Bill to íepcal the Act niuciidiu,* tia. Constitution The Law of Piopeitj Ainendineut Lill and the Bill to facilitate Remedies on Bills of Evchnujo mere read a second time ...
COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE. HOBABT TOWN MARKETS. Mercury Office, Wednesday Afternoon. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 26 July 1860
COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE. HOBABT TOWN MAliKETS. Mercury Oßce, Wednesday Afternoon. Tlie wheat market is btill vu j inactive and 8s (Sd. i email) R tho liiaiket pnce 'Hie wheit that ca'iie by the Cucobsun from Launceston was bought previous to ai uval In oat« and bailej notlnng is doing The nun te t foi potatoes is htill \u,} depiessod Hay goes off but \oij blowlj ut ¿ü U> £~ pel ton accoidmg to qiuihtj foi loo"-c ml couutiy pressed Hie flom inaikct ii «juitj, and flom fiom the best colonial ívliutt ih hull belling ni X11 to £22 |xr ton accoi duitf to &lt;m intitj Bran 1B di to Is *)dpei biuhd
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 26 July 1860
IMPORTANT SALB.-Wo have been rcquettod to direct attention to the sale tliis day, at CHU o'clock, by Messrs, lil'QUl ('«vi Weslbiook,'at their Mart of the, beautiful Kstute "f Woodburn, situate on the Coal'River, which divides it from the township of Richmond, and occupied by Iftv, Hugh, Cassidy, lilis fino estate contains, GJflacre» 0/iU's^-ralobind, nbout iijji of w.luol) have hfie\\ cleared, cnltivatod, (\nd iliviqect into pnddooHf, The bush bind is well adapted foi* a lanibiny, Aro. run, and the homestead altogether makes a most complete establishment. -(ADVT.)I
THE COMET. TO THE EDITOR OF THE ARGUS. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 26 July 1860
THE COMET. TO THE EDITOR OF THE ARGUS. Sir,-For the information of such of your readers as may bo interested in the " comet" at present visible, I subjoin tho following observations. The comet appears to have boen seen simulta- neously on the ovening of tho 7th by obsorvors in Adelaide and Beechworth, and an officer of tho geodetic survey near Station Peak. Tho mists hanging over the horizon of Melbourne and Wil- liamstown, and the cloudy sky on Sunday and Monday, would account for its not having boon ob- served hero earlier. It was first seen hero at 5h. 45m. on the oven- ing of the 10th, ncai- tho planet Saturn, and tho star Eegulus; being 4deg. l'Jniin. from tho former, and 2dog. 25min. from tho latter. At 6h. 8m.p.m. its placo was R.A., lOh. Cm. 5-Cs. ; declination, 14 deg. 43ntin. 57see. N. It appeared Uko a nebulous star of the third or fourth magnitude, with a faint tail extending over an arc of about 3deg. It set about 10 minutes past 8. On the 11th it appeared somewhat fain...
SHIP MAILS. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 26 July 1860
SHIP MAILS. .-,» láÁlt» will cloap at the General Post Office, Hobart Town, as under : For Queensland via Sydney, per firet vecsel, Friday, at 10-30. a.ni. For Adelaide and Xew Zealand via Melbourne, do do do For Melbourne-, Twofold Bay, and Sydney, per Tasmania, do 11 :i.iii. P.S.-Moils for Sydney and Adelaide, are made np at this Office, and forwarded viil Melbourne, by every Steam Vessel departing from Hobart Town or Launceston.
LOWER COURT. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 26 July 1860
LOWER COURT. BEFORE His Honor Mr. Justice Horne. The prosecutions were conducted by Mr. Crown Solcitor Dobson. STABBING. John Williams was charged with assaulting on &nbsp; the 19th of May, Richard Bowman, and stabbing him on the left arm, the left thigh, the left hip, and the left side. In a second count the defendant was charged &nbsp; with an assault merely. Mr. Graves appeared for the defendant Richard Bowman sworn stated that in May last he lived at Port Cygnet and traded in timber, he &nbsp; saw the defendant on the 19th of May last at tho Culloden Hotel when he asked witness for a passage across, witness told him he could go. This was between eight and nine o'clock at night. In about half an hour witness went across with the defendant in a punt. Mr. Cohen, a publican went with them Witness sculled the punt and Mr. Cohen pulled an oar About half way across the defendant took the oar from Cohen, and they went to the centre &nbsp; of the creek in ...
POLICE COURT. WEDNESDAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 26 July 1860
POLICE COURT. WEDNESDAY. BEFOREe Mr. Tarleton, Police Magistiate. Three persons charged with drunkenness were fined 10s each, and four disturbers of the peace 5s. each. BEFORE Mr. Tarleton, Captain Bateman, D. T. Kilburn, and J. L. Tabart, Esqs. NON-PAYMENT OF WAGES.—Mr. Richard Garnaut DeWitt-street, Battery Point complained that Mr. Charles Wallace Hall, proprietor of the Hobart Town Advertiser, neglected to pay complainant's &nbsp; &nbsp; son Louis Garnaut aged 17, engaged by John Caplin Hall, as servant at 14s. per week, his wages, which agreement the information alleged the said &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Charles Wallace Hall repeatedly acknowledged, the said wages now amounting to the sum of £5 3s. The information could not be heard as it was not properly laid and complainant withdrew to obtain a fresh summons. DAVIES AGAINST HALL.—The healing of this case &nbsp; &nbsp; was continued this morning. &nbsp; The defendant, ...
SUPREME COURT; CRIMINAL SITTINGS. UPPER COURT. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 26 July 1860
SUPREME COURT; CRIMINAL SITTINGS. UPPER COURT Before. His Honor, Sir Valentine Fleming, Knt, Chief Justice. His Honor took his seat on the Bench at 10 o'clock. The Solicitor-General conducted the prosecutions, PERJURY William Wright, who was charged the previous day for perjury, and upon whoso case tho Jury could not agree, was again placed at tho bar. Tho jurors having taken their seats and an. swored to their names, Tho Clerk of the Court naked whether they bud agreed upon their verdict ? Tho Foreman replied in tho negativo. His Honor then said as tho Jury had been locked np for 13 or 1C hours, a period exceeding Hint al- lowed by law, ho had no other courso to p\U'8tt6 than to discharge them. The Jury were accordingly discharged, and Orr the application of tho Solicitor-General, tho prisoner was remanded for trial again this sussions, leaviug it open to Mr. Lees to movo on affidavit against the procedure. PERJURY John Hurley was charged with wilful and cor- rupt perjury before Me...
THE LATE PRESIDENT OF THE COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 26 July 1860
TnE LATE PRESIDENT OF THE COUNCIL. Wp give qur pptfre assent lo. Jbo Rpsojutions to bo proposed to-&lt;Jay by Mr. Witsqi} w}lh. refer euco to Mr. Justice HORNE the late President of the Legislative Council. They furnish an opportunity, in which all the members of the II_ip- m m.'.ii .III H iiiiii.ii.iinii -i " '" "T House may juin without reference to party or to any circumatanco that might ereate division, ' of recognizing the undoubted claims of His Ho:?on to the respect of the Council, for the dignity and suavity of his deportment in the chair during tho long period ho occupied it, Had Mr. HORSE not ceased to be a member of the House he would still have boen in a position to preside over its deliberations, and we presume that Her MAJESTY would have followed the precedent that has boeu established in the other Colonies aud conferred ou him a titular mark of Royal favor. Although no longer occupying a seat His HONOR will be remembered, as long as he continues to reside in t...
THE BRITISH NAVY. [TIMES 4TH MAY.] [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 26 July 1860
' - ' ' THE BRITISH NAVY. [TIMES 4TH JIAY.l "When the Duke of Somerset stood up on Tuesday evenins to assert the efficiency of the British Navy he had one strong point, and one only, on which to roly. Ile couM not make much cut of our linc-oMiattle ships, for, though we did launch many fine vessels laet year, we are still short of thtt proportion which even ilr. Cobden allowed should be maintained. Still -less-had his Grcuw to say for frigates, io which class of ships he frankly confessed tiwi the French surpass us to this hour. When, how- ever, lu; carne to vr-ssels, of lower rale0, and especially to gunboats, he li.nl it all IiÍ3 own way. Of rorvctti s and sloops we could show an admirable al ray, and, whereas Fiance had hut 104. of these su.all craft, gunboats included, we, said the Fir^t Lord, had " between 150 and 1C0" gunboat s alone alone. This was a great fact to allege, (-specially considering the theories which have been promulgated on the relative powers of large and smal...