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Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 9 February 1858
[ADVERTISEMENT.] &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; THE Fourth Annual Session of the Aus- tralasian Wesleyan Methodist Confer- &nbsp; &nbsp; ence commenced its sittings in Hobart Town, Tasmania, on Thursday, the 21st January. &nbsp; &nbsp; A preparatory Prayer Meeting was held on the preceding evening, in the Melville street &nbsp; Chapel, at which all the Ministers were pre- sent, and a large number of the Members of the Church. The Chairman and representa- tives from the varions districts furnished in- teresting details of the progress of the Work of God in these colonies, and earnest prayers were offered up for more copious effusions of the Holy Spirit, and the still further exten- sion of the Redeemer's Kingdom, Many felt it to be "a time of refreshing from, the &nbsp; presence of the Lord." The ex-President, the Rev. J. A. Manton, opened the proceed, &nbsp; ings of the Conference in Melville-street Chapel at half...
GARDEN AND DAIRY PRODUCE. RETAIL PRICES. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 10 February 1858
GARDEN AND DAIRY PRODUCE. Retail Pairas. s. d. Apples, per peck. 2 C ... Apricots, per do/en, . 1 O ... Beans, Fieiich, per quart. O O... Butter, fiesh, per lb. 2 3... Buttor, potted, per lb. 1 C ... Bacon, dried, ditto . I O ... icon, green, ditto. O o ... Cobb iges-, per do/en. 4 O... Curots, per doícn bunches.., 1 6... Cheese, Ooloni il, per lb. 1 G ... Cheese, English, (best) ditto. 1 6 ... Clieu.es, per lb.'.. O G ... Cucumber?, each . O C ... Ducks, couplo .,. G O ... Eggs, per dozen . O 0... Fon Is, per couplo. 5 0... Geese, each . 7 G ... Grapes, per lb. 1 6... Gieengnges, por quart . 0 4 ... Jam, per lb. 0 10 ... Lard, common, per lb. 0 G ... Lard, hogs', ditto. 0 0... Lemons, por dozen (none). 0 0... Mulberries, per quill. 2 0 ... Oranges, per doren (none) ... 0 0 ,., Onions, per bunch . O l'¡ ," Potatoes, per lb. O lj... Pal sloy, per bunch . 0 0... I Pi aches, per dozen.., 1 G ... | Peas, por peek.'...,..... 1 ' 0 ... Pears, per dozen .... 1 0 ... Plums, per quart. 0 4'....
HOBART TOWN PRICE CURRENT ALE AND PORTER. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 10 February 1858
HOBART TOWN PRICE CUR RENT ALE AND I'OIÍTEll. } Ale Bass's, per hlid ... 8 IO o' to (1 15 o Allsopp'», úo. 8 lo o lo II 15 o Other Burton do .... 7 O O to o o o Byass'* per «losten. 0 H) G to o 11 o Allsopp's do. 0 10 G to o 11 o Second-ci iss brands, do 0 8 0 to o lo o Porter, Taylor'» per hhd 6 ö 0 to G lo o Truman's do :. 5 0 0 to 5 lo o Barclay's do unsalable 4 10 0 to o o o Byasi's qts por do/. 0 10 li to o li o Second-class brands, do 0 J! (1 to o lo o Hiscutt Colonial cabin, per cut..! (; o to 1 lo o Navy do, .-. 1 3 (I to 1 G a English fancy,nsstd p lb... 0 ] 0 to o 1 3 linois AN» shoes Well assorted seasonable invoices 20 to 25 p.c. a tv. o o o to o O o Do tl.islic sides.do. o o o to o o O Li lics'boots do,''o. o o 0 to o o o Girls'and Children's,do... o o O to o O o Men's watertight» un-able o o o to o o o Do. lace-ups und bluchers (unsaleable). o o otoo o o BUILDINQ MATEniALS Bricks colonial, per m 1 lo o to 1 15 o Fire, .,. 5 o otoo o o Slates, Duchéis'per m ...10 o o uv...
NEW TARIFF OF DUTIES [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 10 February 1858
NEW TARIFF OF DUTIES Paynblo on tho following articles imported I into Tasmania, all other mcrchandiso being ad-1 mitted duty freo, from nil countries and under 'any flag;. s. d. Brandy, and all other spirits, cordials, and strong waters, excepting rum, ' per gallon . 12 0 Rum, per gallon. IO 0 Wines, (in wood) per gallon. 2 fl Wines, (in bottle) reputed qiinrl», per dozen. G 0 Wines, (¡n bottlo) reputed pints, per dozen . 3 O Tobacco per lb. 2 6 1 Ditto, soaked, for sheepdrcssiiií, por lb. O 3 Cigars, per lb. 3 O Sim«', per lb. 3 0 Ten, per lb . O 3 Coffee, per lb . O li Refined sugars, loaf and crushed, and sugar candy, per cwt. 0 0 All other sugars and molasses, per cwt 3 0 Dried fruits, per lb. O 1 Hops, per lb . O Malt, per bushel. 1 Mai 11 iquors, (i n wood) per gal Ion. O Mull liquors, (inbottlu) reputed quart« per dozen . 1 G Malt liquors, (in bottle) reputed pints per dozen.,. 9 DltAivnACKS.-Tho fuit amount of duty al- lowed on tho exportation of lea, sugar, coffee, hops, a...
THE WASTE LANDS' ACT. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 10 February 1858
THE AVASTE LANDS' ACT. This Act of the Tasmanian Parliament, now awaiting only the Royal sanction, and which it may probably receive during the cours: of the present wee!;, contains fifty two clauses. We propose giving a compre- hensive analysis of the measure, omitting mere technicalities. DISPOSAL OF 1A>'DS. ' The Act vests the despond of the Waste Lands of the colony in the Governor ju Council, who is empowered to make mid issue such regulations as may be deemed expedient from time to time, provided that they be not inconsistent with the provisions of the Act. All such regulations are to be published in the Gazette, and conic into operation one month after such publication, and nat sooner. Lands may be reserved foi- public pur., poses. The immediate execution of the-provisiom of ibis Act, and of regulatio is issued by the Governor i» Council, is confided to the SurveyorsGenerol for the lime being, as the '. Commissioner of Crowjo Laud*-" ciiAssificatiox or r,Aï>'99, The Was...
COMMERCIAL RECORD. Mercury Office, February 9th, 1858. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 10 February 1858
COMMERCIAL RECOUD. Mrcurii Office, February 9th, 1858. Tar. English mail is again overdue, and the usual inconvenience has resulted lo tho mercan- tile community ; for ponding its arrival business is completely quiescent, so fur ns regards our staple exports to England ; and, moreover, tho mail per Siuihi closing lo-moriow, merchants lind men of business have to forward their Jotters before receiving their advices from borne, nnloss another opportunity should oller of nicotine; Hie mail ut Melbourne.' This has been the caso two or three times, mid serious results huvo been tho ron sequence. Perhaps tooi tho December mail is looked for with more than usual anxiety and solicitude by commercial men, its the last news fiom England was fraught willi very baneful in- telligence ro-pecting trade and commerce, which caused in some of tho markets here considérable depression, and an almost tola! disinclination nu tho part ol buyers to ell'oct trans ictinns. On this account the mail now overd...
TASMANIAN STOCK AND SHARE LIST. Corrected to Wednesday, 10th February, 1858.. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 10 February 1858
TASMANIAN STOCK AND SHARE LIST. Corrected to Wednesday, 10th February, 1838.. - Description. Shares. Paid up. Lost Dividend. Latest 'Known - BANKS. - I Sales. B ink of V. ». Land ;. £5) £50 -10 per cent f/SH'incdiv. Commercial Bank. £100 £100 10 per cant - £160 Rank of Australasia . £40 £10 20 do. with bonus £8Si Union B uik of Australia. £25 £25 19V per cent £63 ' IXSUnAN'CE COMP UflES. Tasmanian Fire and Life insu- rance Cn. £100 £20 £2 10s per share £32 nobart Town and Launceston Marine Assurance Co. £100 £40 £-1 per share £12 Derwent & Tamar Fire Life & Marino Assurance Co. £30 £2 10s £1 10s per share £23 Cornwall Fire & -Marino Ins. Do. £20 £1 10s per share £110s PUBLIC COMPANIES. Douglas Uiver Coal Co. £20 .£20 none declared none Tasmanian Steam Na v. Co. ... £10 £10 8 percent £5 Hobart Town Gas Co. £21 ¿17 none declared £17 rtJBMci.oA-;s. £100 Government Debentures G per cent par Chaules Tour,, , Stock and Shnro Broker, Franklin Wharf, Hobart 'Town.
PUBLIC EDUCATION IN TASMANIA. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 10 February 1858
PUBLIC EDUCATION IN TASMANIA. The principle of Public Education has been always recognized and acted upon in this colony, and a large sum has been annually voted by the Legislature for the purpose. Till the commencement of 1857 all the public educational establishments were under tim control of one Board of Education, which sut periodically, at. Hobart Town; and till the yeur 1850 the duties of Inspector and Secretary were performed by one mid the same person. It was then found that the number of schools had so much increased that it was impossible a proper supervision could be exercised, mid the examinations conducted regularly at stated periods, unless some inciense was mude in elie Education Department. Consequently at the beginning of 1836 the Inspector was relieved of n portion of his duties, by a gentleman being appointed to the office of Secretnry, to act alto as Assistant Inspector. This change was productive of much greater efficiency in the working of the schools, as inspe...
PORT OF HOBART TOWN. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 10 February 1858
PORT OF HOBART TOWN. A rrit als and Departures of Shipping during the month of January, 1S5S: ATmrv.u.3. Jan. 1-Eclipse, sch, 190 tons, Port Albert ; Amnsis, brig, 210 tons, Newcastle, N.S.W. ; Glencoe, barque, 1G0 tons, Poit Albert. 3-CioId-,eeker, sell, ICO tons, Melbourne; Pilot, sell, 91 tons, Geelong; Free Tradir, barque, 2UG tons, Poit Albeit. 4-Aurora Australis, riilp, 608 tons, London. 5-North Slnr, brig, lu2 tons, Melbourne Reliance, brig, 119 tons, Melbounio; Mariposa sell, 191 tuns, Port Albert; Macquarie, sell 130 tons, Port Albert; Picard, sell, 173 tons Adelaide ; Dart, brig", 134 tons, Geelong. 8-City of Hobin t, (s) 303 tons, Melbourne. 9-June, sch. 142 tons, Melbourne ; Urania, sell, 101 tons, Melbourne. 12-Balmoral, sch, 115 tons, Melbourne; Sussex, barque, 30111 ns, wh ding. 14-Mary Ann, sch, 110 tons, Port Albert. 15-Tyne, sch, 91 tons, Molbouruo; Scotia, sch, 101 tons, Geelong. 19-Tasmania, (s) 285 tons, Sydney. 21-Don Pedro II, barque, 101! tons, Mel- bourne; E...
RETURN [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 10 February 1858
Showing the Stock of Goods in Bonded Wtiro houses at Hobirt Town on the 31st of Janu niy 1858: Spirits; via. Urandy, gallons . 23,9» } limn, do. . 45,13S Geneva do. . 5.30IÍ Whiskey do. . 1,5355 English gin, do. . 0,133;* Cordials do. . 87i Pci filmed do. . 108 Wine do. . 8,38-3 Ditto, dozen quarts . 568 Matt Liquor, gallons ... . 39,809 Ditto, do7eu quarts . 3.53G 'Tobacco, lbs. . 39,091 Cigais, lbs. . 10,852 Tea, lbs. . 2,672 Coffee, lbs. . 7,(153 Refined Sugar, cwts. ... llcwt.2qr. 17lbs. Raw Sugar,. Qcwt. Iqr. 71bs. Molasses, . .. .. 3cwt. Iqr. Hops, lbs. . 9,519 Dried Fiuit, lbs. . 21.7G7 RETURN Showing the Stock of Gool in the Bonded Warehouse, Port of Launceston, on Jaiiu»ry 3j3t,l85S: Brandy, gallons . . 8,9,-r, Rum do. . 17,707 Geneva do. . 1,932 Whiskey do. 839 Cordials do. . 1,301 Wine do. . . 1,021 Ale & Beer, do. . 12,777 Tobacco, lbs. . 48,515 Cigais, do. . 2,050 Tea, do.. nil Raw Sugar & Molasses, do. nil Refined Sugar do. nil Coll'ee do.. nil Dried Fi...
IMPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 10 February 1858
IMPORTS. Valuó of goods imported £ s. into tho Port of Hobart Town during the month of January, 1853 ... "... 59,593 0 Value of goods imported into the Port of Launceston dor- ins tho month of January, 1858 . 39,539 0 0 £99,131- 0 0 EXPORTS. Value rf goods exported li oin tho Poit of Hobart Town during the month of Janu- ary, 1858 .£08,379 Value of goods exported from tho Port of Launceston dur- ing tho month ol' January, 1858.£19,329-£87,703 0 E\cess in value of imports ... £11,42G 0 0 Duties collected at Hobart Town in January.£4,237 12 9 Ditto at Launceston ditto . . . £5,308 G £9,005 19
HOBART TOWN GAS WORKS. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 10 February 1858
HOBART TOWN GAS WORKS. In the hitter part of the year 18ï5 ll\o Jwhn Bell from Glasgow nriivcd in the ypsi of Ho- bart Town, bringing tho iumpttiuil and welcoiiie ¡ntcUigcnce that Sul^topui liad fallen be-fore the indómita,",^ cniivago and prowess of the All'cil Auiiit». Great was the joy of the t-iti «èlis of Hobart Town, and they testified their loyalty mid attachment to the mother country, in a moat unmistakcsblo manner. A public holiday was held, the city was, i'^miilnated, mid bonfires blazed upon tho savrrounding heights. When their joy lind «ùineirhat moderated, the citizens lau! ^i.no to turu their attention to the real luissio'n of the good ship; and most hnpor-. tni'it it was, for the John Hell was la^'U. with all tho necessary apparatus foy ti* contemplated Gas Woiks, besides a ftwaW of skilled artifi- cer!, auder t lie direction of an able and intelli- gent Mipcr/vatwident, Mr. Falconer. Ill due timo the valuable cargo was discharged and in the month of February 185G the...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 10 February 1858
Commissariat, Hobart Town lOih February, 1853. ' COKVETA2ÎCE BÏ COACH .\_>'D STEAMBOAT. Tenders, in duplicate, will be received nt this office until 12 o'clork on WEDNES- DAY the J 7th instant, for Conveyance by. Coach of Officers, Persons and Invalids, from 1st April, 1858 to 31st March, 1859, from . Hobart Town to Launceston "i i Perth i Campbell Town . i i t Ross Oatlands Launceston to Perth, )-nr vice Campbell Town veisa. Ross 'i i ' Oatlands Hobart Town to New Norfolk (i Ditto Richmond Tenders must sperify the Rate of Fare Inside, and Outside to the several Stations. Also, for the Conveyance by Steamboat of First Class and Steerage Passengers between Hobart Town and Melbourne and Hobart Town and Sydney, specifying the rate for each class of passengers, and for children, the quantity of baggage which will be con- veyed free of e.\tra charge, and the rate of freight for extra baggage, and for goods. It is lo, be distinctly understood (hat during no'ptriod of the conti cid are ...
THE DENISON TESTIMONIAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 10 February 1858
THE DENISON TESTIMONIAL. Tub enthusiastic feeling which was evinced towards Sir William Denwon on his departure from the colony to assume the Government of New Sont!. Wales, must be fresh in the recollection of the public; and, although gill and worm wood to his enemies, it proved a just appreciation, of HisEtcellency's talent» and merits as tho Governor of thh> Colony." "As a parting and an enduring tribute of rcsp.'cfc and esteem, contribu- tions to a large amount were made to provide a befitting testimonial to His Excellency, accompanied hy an Address, which, beautifully inscribed on vellum, was presented to Sir William Denison previous to Ins departure. The testi- monial itself, however, which had to be manufactured in London, was, of course, deferred ; and His Excellency was pleased to lay tha1, when he recivcd it, ibu subscribers should have an opportu- nity of viewing it, by its transmission to Hobart Town. But o unity, in the meantime, was busily at work, and obstacles we...
POLITICAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 10 February 1858
POLITICAL. Tur. Parliament, which had adjourned for the Christinas recess at the date of our last summary, re-assembled on the 19tb Jan , mid rot itself to work with renewed diligence. Since that date much business of great local importance has been satisfactorily adjusted, and the Session which at oneiirne bade fair to be exceedingly piotracted, is now evidently drawing lo a close. The Appropriation Acts of the Land and General Revenues have received the sanction of each House, and now wait only the Royal Assent. Two Loans' Bills have been passed, embracing the following provisions :-The first, chargeable on the Land Fund of the colony, empowers the Governor in Council, from "line to timr, to issus Debentures bear- ing interest nt six per cent per annum, re- deemable in the yiRti 1878-81,for the follow i ig purposes : £5000 lora geo'ogical survey of tln> island ; a like sum for a new road t ? tho Huon dintriet, by which it is_expccted a large tract of very valuable land will be ...