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THE GAZETTE. CUSTOM HOUSE. HOBART TOWN. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 8 August 1845
THE GAZETTE. &nbsp; CUSTOM HOUSE. &nbsp; HOBART TOWN. &nbsp; Return of Grain and Flour imported and ex- ported at the Port of Hobart Town, during the week ended 1st August, 1845, inclusive :— IMPORTS. Oats............ 220 bushels. Wheat ....... 4527 ditto. Flour ........... 25 tons. EXPORTS. Oats ........... 580 bushels. Flour ........... 13 tons. Return of Grain and Flour imported and ex- ported at the Port of Launceston, during the week ended 31st July, 1845, inclusive :— IMPORTS. Nil. EXPORTS. Oats ........ 840 bushels. Wheat .... 9066 ditto Flour ........ 48 tons. G H. BARNES, Collector.
ROADS' DEPARTMENT. 14th July, 1845. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 8 August 1845
ROADS' DEPARTMENT. &nbsp; &nbsp; 14th July, 1845. &nbsp; Tenders will be received at this Office, until &nbsp; 1 o'clock, p.m. on the 8th of August next, for &nbsp; &nbsp; renting, for two years from the 1st September next, &nbsp; &nbsp; the Government Ferry now established at Rest- &nbsp; down, across the River Derwent, together with &nbsp; &nbsp; the Punts, Boats, and Builldings belonging to the &nbsp; &nbsp; Government at the said Ferry. &nbsp; Conditions may be ascertained on application to &nbsp; &nbsp; the Bonds' Office, corner of Melville and Aryle- &nbsp; &nbsp; streets. &nbsp; Security will be required for the payment of the &nbsp; &nbsp; rent. The rent to be paid quarterly at the office &nbsp; &nbsp; of the Collector of Internal Revenue. &nbsp; &nbsp; The covers of the Tenders...
ACCOUNTANT OF STORIES' OFFICE. 2nd August, 1845. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 8 August 1845
ACCOUNTANT OF STORES' OFFICE, &nbsp; 2nd August, 1845. Tenders will be received at this office, until 12 o'clock on Saturday, the 23rd instant, for the sup- ply of such quantities of the under-mentioned arti- cles as may be required for Colonial Service at Hobart Town, from the 1st September next to the 31st March, 1846 ; subject to the usual conditions, which can be ascertained on application at this office, together with any further particulars that may be desired : - Salt pork, at per lb. Rasins, ditto. &nbsp; Peas, at per pint, Oatmeal, ditto. &nbsp; E. J. MANLEY, Accountant of Stores.
AUDIT OFFICE. 2nd August, 1845. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 8 August 1845
AUDIT OFFICE. 2nd August, 1845. WARRANTS for Contingent Expenses sent to the &nbsp; Colonial Treasury for payment between the 24th ultimo and this date :— I. Gilligan, conveyance of mail. I. Johnson, oil. A. Haig, coals. I. Clinch, freight, H. Grubb, ditto. &nbsp; T. Smith, cartage. R. Stodart, meals, &nbsp; I. Martin, ditto, &nbsp; G. Woodward, surveying. &nbsp; R. E. Burnett, ditto, &nbsp; I. Scott, ditto. &nbsp; The Chief Justice, travelling expenses. &nbsp; The Attorney-General, ditto. I. Watkins, ditto. C. Schaw, Coroner's fees. M. C. Friend, ditto. I. L. Archer, ditto. I. Whitefoord, ditto. K. Macleay, medical attendance. I. Coverdale, ditto. I. P. Howe, ditto. K. Bright, ditto. W. L. Crowther, ditto. I. Reid, repayment, &c. E. Lascelles, forage. The Deputy-Com-General, boats, &c. C. Cooper, repairs, &c. T. Price, timber. R. Armstrong, freight. T. Smith, cartage. I. Neal, repairs, &...
COMMISSIONERS' OFFICE. 2nd August, 1845. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 8 August 1845
COMMISSIONERS' OFFICE, 2nd August, 1845. &nbsp; Notice is hereby given, that the following Claims for Grants will be ready for examination, by the Commissioners appointed for that purpose, upon or immediately after the 2nd day of October next, on or before which day any caveat or counter claim must be entered. Robert Bailey, Ulva, Monmouth, 1a. 3r. 33p. (Originally ordered to W. Sorell, and subsequently conveyed to I. H. Butcher, R. Bilney, and appli- cant respectively)—Bounded on the north-east by 5 chains 79 links north-westerly along allotments granted to William Bastian and Henry Wilks and along allotments occupied by or belonging to I. Cassidy and I. K. Buscombe commencing at the south angle of the first mentioned allotment on Bilney-street, on the north-west by 3chains 9 links &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; south-westerly along an allotment occupied by or belonging to R. Young, on the south-west by 5 chains 90 links south-westerly along allotments oc- occ...
Shipping Intelligence. HOBART TOWN. ARRIVALS. DEPARTURES. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 8 August 1845
Shipping Intelligence. HOBART TOWN. ARRIVALS. Nil DEPARTURES. August 5—Schooner Breeze, 30 tons, Mudie, master, for Port Phillip, with a general cargo. August 6—Schooner Lillian, 87 t0ns, Smith, master, for Port Phillip, with a general cargo. Cabin passengers—Mr. Aldridge, Mr. Aikman. Steerage—Mr. Athorn, Paulbrook, McKay, Good- hand, Jibbs, Elizabeth Liddle, Mrs. Fawns, Mr. and Mrs. Riley, Mrs. Milton, Bridget Bateman, Robert Mason, T'homas Poole. IMPORTS. V'essels reported inwards during the week. Nil. EXPORTS. Vessels reported outwards during the week. Per Lillias, for Port Phillip—555 bags sugar, 10 casks sugar, A. Morrison ; 8000 feet timber, 20,000 shingles, 122 bags flour, 3000 shingles, 250 palings, 4 posts, 4 kegs hardware, 4 boxes glass, 1 jar turps, 4 bales wool bags, 2 cases slops, 1 bale slops, 2 cases groceries, 1 bundle wool bags, 1 parcel paper, 1 bag pepper, J. F. Strachan. Per Breeze, for Port Phillip—7000 feet timber, 480 palings, 16,000 shingles, 67 bundles laths...
LAUNCESTON ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 8 August 1845
LAUNCESTON. July 30—Schooner Minerva, 110 tons, Fawthren master, from Portland Bay ; Henty & Co., agents. Passengers—George Claridge, Esq., Capt. Horne. &nbsp; July 30—Brig Swan, 149 tons, Bell, master, from Port Phillip ; James Raven, agent. Passen- ger—Wm. Dease. DEPARTURES. July 30—Cutter Alpha, 37 tons, Martin, master, for Port Albert, James Raven, agent. Passengers —Mr. P. W. Welsh, Mr. Geo. Lukin. July 30.—Brig Scout, 95 tons, Gwatkin, master, for Port Phillip ; William Jackson & Co., agents. Passengers—Mr. Elmes, Mr. Kerr, Mr. Hood, Mr. Sterling, Mr. Drummond, Mr. Williamson, Mr. Headlam, Mr. Purvis. July 31—Brig Union, 155 tons, Grainger, mas- ter, for Sydney ; Moss & Nathan, agents. Pas- sengers—Mr. I. V. Green, Mr. M. Jacobs, Willow Baldwin. August 1—Brig William, 121 tons, Thom, mas ter, for Sydney ; F. W. Townley, agent. Passen- gers—Mr. Lyons, Mr. Rohert Wentworth, Mr. Young, Mr. I. Ritchie, Mrs. Huckle, H. Johnston, D. Hutchins, I. Picke...
Miscellan[?] Shipping. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 8 August 1845
Miscellaneous Shipping. &nbsp; The brig Julia is fitting up for the conveyance of horses to Portland Bay. The Souvenir put back on Friday, shortly after having left the heads, owing to contrary winds. The Pedlar has not sustained so much injury as was anticipated, and it was expected she would be raised, and got into the cove at George Town yes- terday. The Robert Matthews, which cleared out at this port for London on the 30th October, arrived in Sydney on the 10th July, making the voyage home and back, landing cargo, and shipping another in less than eight months and a-half. This is one of the quickest passages on record.-Launceston Ex- aminer, August 2.
TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION, &c. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 8 August 1845
TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION, &c. THE OBSERVER will be delivered in Town every Tuesday and Friday mornings. A Country Edition, containing the Intelli- gence received from Launceston, the Interior, or other places, on those days, will be posted in the evening. SUBSCRIPTION.—10s. per quarter in ad- vance ; 13s. credit. ADVERTISEMENTS.—Twelve lines and un- der, 2s. 6d., and 2d. for every additional line, for each insertion. Considerable reduction on Advertisements continued for any length of time. Advertisements are received at the Publishing Office in Collins Street on Monday, till 12 o'clock, and on Thursday till the same hour. Adver- tisers must state the number of insertions desired, on their Advertisements, other- wise they will be continued until counter- manded, and charged accordingly. No verbal communications attended to. *** COMMUNICATIONS for the Editor, Orders for the Paper and Advertisements, to be addressed, or left at " THE OB- SERVER " Office, (MR. GEORGE ROL- WEGAN'S)...
SHIP MAILS. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 8 August 1845
SHIP MAILS. For Adelaide, per Sans Pareille, this day at 4 P.M. &nbsp; For Swan River, Sans Parceille, via Adelaide this day, at 4 P.M, For New Zealand, per Deborah, this day at 4 P.M. For Adelaide, per Jane Geary, this day, at 4 P.M. For London, per Psyche, to-morrow at NOON.
THE OBSERVER. HOBART TOWN, FRIDAY, AUGUST 8. THE ROAD BILL REJECTED. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 8 August 1845
THE OBSERVER. HOBART TOWN, FRIDAY, AUGUST 8. THE ROAD BILL REJECTED. A SPIRITED debate in the Legislative Council closed yesterday evening, at five o'clock, by the rejection of the Road Act. The votes would have been equal had not the Comptroller-General thrown his into the scale of the opposition,—for which we give him thanks. Mr. Gregson did his part man- fully and well, and managed cleverly to in- troduce into his speeches much matter likely to have a wider effect. The Council was crowded by visitors, who could with diffi- culty refrain at times from an audible ex- pression of their sentiments.
THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 8 August 1845
THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. THE ponderous dulness of the Council's proceedings, on Tuesday, was preceded by a scene originated by a motion of Mr. Ker- mode, which elicited a lecture from the Council schoolmaster, Mr. Bicheno. Mr. Kermode moved for the production of we don't know how many despatches, relating to we can't tell how many subjects, of the very existence of which despatches neither the honorable member nor any one else seemed to have any positive knowledge. We col- lected as much as that the worthy senator had an eye to the expenditure of the Govern- ment, and that he desired to learn what notice Lord Stanley had taken of the re- peated protests of the " independent " members against the colony being burdened with the entire cost of the police and gaols. Mr. Bicheno replied, and as usual, did not confine himself to a simple, off-hand, straight- forward statement of facts, which would have set all question at rest ; but having summoned all his wisdom into his counte- nance, a...
THE "COURIER" ON ECCLESIASTICAL COURTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 8 August 1845
THE " COURIER " ON ECCLESIAS- TICAL COURTS. WE repeat, for the information of our con- temporary, that by the law of the colony, Van Diemen's Land and the Anglican Church are distinct. Except for the honor conferred by his Royal Mistress, the Bishop of that church is a mere minister of religion. That he should control his own clergy by the forms of his communion we do not dis- pute ; but provided they avoid the breach of common law, we do not recognise the smallest concern in their quarrels with their Bishop, or their people, except as we lament the disorders of any community. If the existing power of the Prelate is insufficient to exercise the most ordinary discipline, he may with advantage learn of other churches &nbsp; the apostolical and peaceable way to reform. But to ask of a colony which comprehends in its Church Act all forms of discipline, a special and pre-eminent judicature, which even by the remotest possibility might demand the attendance and impose expenses on ...
THE LAST DEFENDER OF PROBATIONISM. T[?] which [?] the colony, [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 8 August 1845
THE LAST DEFENDER OF &nbsp; &nbsp; PROBATIONISM. THE moral evils which threaten the colony, through the penal system, impose upon us &nbsp; the duty of once more returning to this subject, and to notice the last appeal in its favour, contained in the last Herald. Of all the reams which have been written, his dissertation stands alone. We assent to the solemn declaration of the writer, that his intentions are pure. Pious ejaculations in a newspaper are uncommon, and in or- dinary business suspicious ; but he who unites the studies of divinity and politics may be expected sometimes to confuse his notes, and thus slip into an article what he intended for a homily. But an editor de- mands the care of friends who receives ridi- cule and contempt with a certain satisfac- tion " as necessary medicine." It is arsenic to a journalist, and he who takes it dies. We cannot, however, excuse a writer who, under a show of pity for the prisoners, inti- mates his doubt of pub...
LOCAL INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 8 August 1845
LOCAL INTELLIGENCE. HEBREW LIBRARY.—We are happy to find that a Library in connexion, with the Synagogue, will be formed. A number of valuable books on He- brew Polity and Literature have already been pre- sented to the Institution. THE BRICKKFIELDS' FACTORY.—We are happy to learn that improvements have commenced in the management of the Brickfields' Depot ; and, that among other things, a separation is to be maintained of the " new " from the " old hands." Visitors there have testified to us lately in favour of the remarkable cleanliness of the establishment, and the improved order of its inmates. Still we are sorry to learn that the abominable habit most abominable truly in women, especially collected in numbers—of smoking, continues to be sanctioned, and the official controul is far from sufficient for the maintenance of that discipline which ought to be enforced in a public establishment, be it a pri- son or a hiring depot. RICHARDSON v. ARMYTAGE.—On Tuesday last their Honors th...
LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. TUESDAY, AUGUST 1. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 8 August 1845
LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL . &nbsp; TUESDAY, AUGUST 1. Mr. KERMODE having yesterday given notice of a motion for the production of Despatches relative to the Police and Gaol Expenditure and some others, proposed his motion accordingly. Upon this a rather animated conversa- tion, for it was nothing more, ensued. The Lieutenant Governor candidly informed the honorable member (Mr. Kermode), that he could not furnish the information required, inasmuch as he had it not in his power, having received no Despatch from the Se- cretary of State on the subject; he ex- pected, however, such Despatch by the next arrivals. The COLONIAL. SECRETARY wished to know whether it was judicious, politic, or proper in the hon. member to ask for more than he could possibly obtain ? The usual course adopted by his Excellency, a course which his Excellency always intended to adopt, was, to submit all Despatches re- ceived by him to the consideration of his Council ; but he (thc Colonial Secretary) utterly an...
SUPREME COURT. SITTINGS IN BANCO. Tuesday, August 5, 1845. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 8 August 1845
SUPREME COURT. SITTINGS IN BANCO. Tuesday, August 5, 1845. This being the first sitting day of the pre- sent term, there was a tolerable attendance of legal gentlemen. The Solicitor-General, in the case of Richardson v. Armytage, moved for a rule nisi, to show why the Registrar of the Su- preme Court should not be directed to pro- duce the record of the verdict for the de- &nbsp; defendant. The learned gentleman said, that he made his motion, in consequence of a refusal by the Registrar to comply with Mr. Pitcairn's request to do so—a refusal unavoidable by that gentleman without the order of the court. He (the Solicitor-Ge- neral) should be enabled to show that the defendant was entitled to the motion, and for that purpose it would be necessary to revert to the result of the last trial. On that trial, the declaration contained six counts, and upon all these counts, except the third, the jury found a verdict for the defendant. Now, to the third count, there were two pleas,—f...