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CITY ARTICLE. Mercury Office Saturday Evening. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Mercury — 30 March 1857

CITY ARTICLE. Mercury Omeo Saturday Evening. A somwhat brighter state of things has occurred during the week, mid trade generally has been more brisk. Wheat is tightening, and has slightly advanced, with an upward tendency, 7s. per bushel being given yestei day for several parcels of good sample. Oats and English barley aro still ' in de- mand, nud the lu* ter is h night readily at fioin 8s to 8s. 6d. per bushel. Potatoes of sound quality and onions aro advan'cin/, and the latter have fetched £10. per ton for exportation : Hay, also has taken a sudden risennd has been sold, at £7. 10s. per Ion, but the quality w is rein arkably superior. Timber, although the demand is not so brisk, maintains previous prices. The following sales by Auction have occurred since our last : Messrs. Brent and Westbrook's sale of stock at Btidgewater on Wednesday was well supplied with stock of nil description, and a large amount of business was done nt the following rates :- Fat wethers 12s. Oil, to 15s :...

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MISCELLANEOUS SHIPPING. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Mercury — 30 March 1857

MISCELLANEOUS SHIPPING. , The City of Hobart did Hot leave the wharf until 10 o'clock yeterday morning in consqtience of the N. W.galc. The Batque Pet from India entered the river at \ 'past 5 o'clock last evening; but from the strong gale blowing from tho North north West. She was not likely to get up before this morning. A schooner, supposed to be the Eclipse, and a barque, supposed to be the Helen S Page, both from Port Albert, and a sail were signalled at Sun. down last evening Intelligence has been received from Mr. Pirker of the Tiue Love whiter, which arrived at.Hull last November, that the Esqtiimiux inhabiting the Arctic rtgions in the vicinity of Ponds B ly rep jrt that two more of tlie ships nbiudoued by Sir E. Belcher have drifted out of Lancaster Sound. The Esquimaux were in possession of lal gc quantities of iron nnd ship fittings, the freshness of which mndo it evident that they belonged to a portion of Sir E. Belcher's squadron. Wrecks.- It appears that the total num...

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HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY—FRIDAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Mercury — 30 March 1857

HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY-FRIDAY. The hen : the Speaker entered the House at 7 minutes past 4 o'clock. NOTICES OF MOTION. Mr. KOGEitS gave notice that on Tuesday he should move a resolution to the effect that a large reward should he ottered for the discovery of Gold in large quantities. Mi. NICHOLAS to ask the hon: the Colonial Sccretmy whether it was the intention of the Go- - vertvment to withdraw the sum appropriated for the Huon Hoad. Dr. OFFICER gave notice that he should renew the motion given hy him relative to the tolls levied &c, at the Bridgewater Bridge. . _! Mr. SMITH on Monduy to ask leave to bring in a Bill for the continuance of the Friendly Socie- ties Act. ORDERS OF THE DAY. £55000 LOAN. The COLONIAL TREASURER then nrnved:-¡ t That the House do resolve itself into a Committee' of the whole House, for the purpose of considering ' the following Resolutions: (I.) That this House do authorise the Govern- ment to borrow the sum of £55,000, at a rate of Interest not exce...

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Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Mercury — 30 March 1857

lf#w Town Ra«**. 1857. - Und« èà Patronage of His Excellency Sir Henry Edward Fox Young. ti Start each day at' 12 o'clock, precisely. Stewards: Colonel Percival, 12th Régiment1. Janies Lord, Esquire. Dr. Butler, M. H. A. Thomas W.< Field, Esquire. TbeAsorer. Thomas" Y. Lowes,- Esquire, M. L. C Judger " Roheit FitzGerald, Esquire: Clerk of the1 Course, J. Edington, Esq. WEDNESDAY, THURSDAY, AND1 FRIDAY, Iftn, loth, and 17th, APRIL: 1857. FUSST DÁYÍ WEDNESDAY, 15th APRIL MAIDEN PLATE,, Of SO «vi for horses thai have never wort public «Mt«/ ; two mile beats ; Town Pluto' weights ; entrance, 3 sovs. THE TOWN PLATE, Ol' fÓO soys for all ages ; 3 years old, 7aB 121bi ; * ¿ears old,, ést 121b« ; 5 years old, 9st 51 bs ; 6 *y»3 «gc'd, 9st 1 Ollis.-Entrance, 5 sov*. Heat», twice round the course. TAVERN PLATE, Of 40 soys for all ages;« yedra old, 8st4lbs;4 years old, 9st 5lbs ; 5 years old, lOst ; G and aged, lOsti 61b*. Entrance, 2bov«. Heats, once round and a distance. BREWERS' ...

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LOCAL INTELLIGENGE. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Mercury — 30 March 1857

LOCAL INTELLIGENGE. Forged Cheques-We beg to caution the public, and particularly the publicans, against a number of forged cheques, which are now in cir- culation. One gentleman who resides in the Coal River, has had his name forged to more than one of these cheques, in amounts varying from three to four pounds, somo odd shillings and one worthy Boniface, not far from Hobart Town, was victim- ized on Friday with a cheque for £4 7s which, after a Btnall expenditure for drink, he cashed There appears to bo a system carried on in this matter, in which an organized gang are implica ted. Promotions Crimean Regiments. A« much anxiety and ignorance prevail regarding the manner in which the promotions are to take place in the reduced Crimean regiments, we have been at some pains to ascertain the eourse to be pursued, and we believe that the following" will be found substantially correct :-Up to the 10th of January, 1857, lieutenants are to purchase vacant troops and companic«, and to go on...

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Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Mercury — 30 March 1857

SEebra Oottft«*"' snr the Tamplin New Te /Wn Road. MRS ROGERS Ir ^ of Bagdad Seminary hav- ing relinouis A^ ,ilc fatiguing duties attend- ing soUrge an Ee' »blislimcnt is now prepared to receive a limited number of pupils at her present residcaee. For prospectus«» apply a» al io ve. March 21st. ]857. Public Pound Kingston. "TMPOUNDED by George McGuire of North I West Bay, on the 11th March, «one black 'Poland cow, with white breast intermixed with ¡black spots, white belly and hind legs, white toil, tvhHite streak along the top of back, forehead white Mind black spotted, branded off side rump with iirebranrl, W. E. tresppjss claimed by the impoundcr Is. Poundage fees, Ibod and 'water, 9d. per diem. I If the said animal be net.claimed and redeemed within the time allowed %y law, it will be sold by me by public av.ctkra. nt the above pound on Wednesday the \5ta day of April next ensuing, according to the provision! of the impounding ?ft. H. Berriïfobd. Pound-keeper. Kingston, 14th Mar...

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Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Mercury — 30 March 1857

Steam to and from New Norfolk THE fcvourite steamer MONARCH leaves New Norfolk DAILY during the Summer months ?t ? SO ».bj, Bridgewater 8 30, and Beat Down at * 15, arriving in town about ten o'clock; and re« tarns to New Norfolk, leaving the Old Wharf, at half-put three p.m. daily I11EI, Saloon. Fore cabin. To or from New Norfolk 5s 4» Bridgewater and Compton 3» 2s Rent Down. 2i LoTTkEM. & Wise, Proprietors sn* All consignments and orders from the cqun try punctually and faithfully attended to. Tbo Eagle Line of Packets THE LIVERPOOL AUSTRALIAN NA- VIGATION COMPANY'S THE GREAT BRITAIN. -. _ 3500 to5í¡'oTMrnorie-power, ~ JOHN GRAY, ESQ. COMMANDER, Will be dispatched for Liverpool. EARLY IN MARCH, for freight or passage apply to Messrs BRIGHT BROS. Melbourne ; or to ' ' W. KNIGHT, New Wharf EUROPEAN AND AUSTRALIAN ROYAL MAIL COMPANY (.Limited) The following, or othermagnificent Screw Steam Ships belonging to the Company will be dis- patched from Hobson's Bay willi her Majesty...

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POLICE INTELLIGENCE. FRIDAY. Before Messrs Hopkins, Bateman, and Burgess. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Mercury — 30 March 1857

POUCE INTELLIGENCE. FRIDAY. Before Messrs Hopkins, Bateman, and Burgess. Night Charges.-The night charges were dispo- sed of before ten o'clock. They consisted of the usual quota of drunkards, disturbers of the peace, absconders, Ac and they were dealt with in the usual summary manner. Forgery.-Joseph Ham Brown for uttering a forged check with intent to defraud Alfred Nicho- las Esq M.H.A. was remanded to Melbourne for trial. Burglary.--Thomas Saunders was charged with having burglariously stolen sundry moneys to wit £40 in notes and jewellery the property of William Elvis of Campbell-street. The prisoner made a rambling defence, stating that Counsel should have been allowed to him-that he had neither money nor friends--and protested his innocence. The Bench-Messrs Bateman and Hopkins-sentenced him to three years penal servitude in irons. Uttering.-Joseph Porteus Boucher was brought up on remand charged with having uttered a for- ged Bill of Exchange for £50 purporting to be accepte...

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POLICE INTELLIGENCE. MONDAY. Before W. G. Eliiston Esq. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Mercury — 1 April 1857

POLICE INTELLIGENCE. MONDAY. s Before W. G. EliistonJEsq. j. \ight chargée.-Six drunkards were fined £1 each for their first offence ; two were fined £2 each for their second offence ; one £3 for her third offence: in each of these cases the usual alterna- tive was to follow default. Two prisoners of the Crown, for the like offence, were sent into solitude for seven days. Two persons were fined 5 shillings each for disturbing the peace. Absconding.-James Douglas surrendered him- self on Sunday to the Police, being an Absconder since 19th January lost t he was sentenced to three months imprisonment with haid labor. Agnes Buckstone, for the same offence, was sentenced to 6 months. Maintenance.-Mary Ann O'Sullivan summoned her husband Peter O'Sullivan to shew cause why he should not support his wife and five children. The defendant was employed by Mr. O'Donnel, boot and shoe maker. After hearing the particu- lars of the Case, the Bench ordered O'Sullivan to pay to Mr. O'Donnell, for th...

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POLICE OFFICE, HAMILTON. WEDNESDAY. Before H.M. Hull, Esq. P.M., and Dr. Sharland. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Mercury — 1 April 1857

POLICE OFFICE, HAMILTON. WEDNESDAY. Before U.M. Hull, Esq. P.M., and Dr.' Sharland.' J. Muknlsuido, an absconder, was sent to Hobart Town lor trial, as being an absconder from the gaol gang. Ann Moss, larceny, case dismissed. Edwm d Bolton, absenting himself from his hired service, fined 40s or 7 days' imprisonment. Pris- oner declined to pay, saying that he would " see it out," but after a few minutes' reflection, sent m die money. Walter Hill, who wau in confinement in gaol, was charged with tearing up a Govern- ment blanket value 8J. He pleaded not guilty, but as he and his bad dugel alone were locked up, the "material" piisoner must have destroyed the material comforter,-and 3 days and nights' soli- tary confinement were ordered him. J. Bingham, I drunk, fined 20s. Fredeiick Smith, drunk, his fifth offence in Hamilton, senteuced to 2 mouths' imprisonment with hard labor. M. Power and A. Stracey, against whom informations were laid,plea ded sickness and were excused till next Wed...

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LATEST DATES. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Mercury — 1 April 1857

LATEST DATES. England ... San Francisco. New York. ... Cape of Good Hope. Mauritius. Singapore. Ceylon. China . Calcutta . Bombay........ Valparaiso. Australian C conies, viz : Victoria ...;. Sydney. t. Adelaide. ,,. New Zealand. Western Australia. 12th. Jan. 12tli. Jan. 13th. Dee. 22nd. Feb. 15th. Jan. 23rd. Nov. 7tb. Jan. 4th. Jan. 10th. Jan. 30th. Dec. 20tb. Oct. .28th. Mar. 21st. Slur. 21st. Mar. 18th. Feb. , 31st. Jan.

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LATEST FROM VICTORIA. By the arrival of the Royal Shepherd i at Launceston, we have intelligence to the 28th March. EMEUTE AMONGST THE CONVICTS AT WILLIAMSTOWN. MURDER OF THE INSPECTOR-GENERAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Mercury — 1 April 1857

LATEST FROM VICTORIA. By the arrival of the Royal Shepherd at Launceston,   we have intelligence to the 28th March.   EMEUTE AMONGST THE CONVICTS AT WILLIAMSTOWN. MURDER OF THE INSPECTOR-GENERAL. About three p.m. on Friday, Mr. Price, the Inspector General of Penal Establishments, visited   the gangs of convicts working ashore near Gellibrand Point, for the purpose of inquiring into   some complaints made of the inferiority of the rations served out to some of the long sentenced prisoners attached to the hulk Success. Mr. Price accompanied by a superintendent and two warders, went boldly amongst the gang, about 39 in number, and failing to give them that satisfaction they   expected, he was suddenly rushed upon, knocked down by a blow of a shovel, jumped upon, thrown over a sort of stone embankment, and left for dead. One of the warders who assisted him received twelve wounds, none of which are likely to prove fatal. M...

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TO THE PUBLIC. THE HOBART TOWN MERCURY. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Mercury — 1 April 1857

TO THE PUBLIC. THE HOBART TOWN MERCURY. WE may proudly and confidently invite a comparison of this Journal with any and all of our Contemporaries.   It contains, although, published only thrice a week, quadruple the amount of matter, the earliest, most correct, and most varied intelligence, Foreign and Domestic, while its Circulation is three to one of some, and more than two to one of all, thus affording the most extended and advantageous medium for the announcements of our Advertising friends. Progressing as it does, we may safely predict, that in twelve months more, the " MERCURY" will attain the comparative position in this Colony, which the Great London "TIMES" maintains in England: we can assure our numerous Subscribers and the Public, also, that no exertion on our part shall be wanting to render it, in every respect, worthy of their patronage and commendation. We would, therefore, remind those who may wish to become Subscribers in future, that the present quarter...

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AGENTS FOR THIS JOURNAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Mercury — 1 April 1857

AGENTS FOE TSIS JOURNAL. Sobarlo».'..Mr. Lawrance Elizabeth-street ,, .George -Buri, Liverpool-street Kangaroo Point ..'..Mr Leake Launceston, Carrick, Westbury, Perth, Evandale, and Longford.;.... ,, Mr & Stewart Oreen Ponds . Mr Speed Franklin,and the Huon . Mr Greig Sorell, Pttioater and Forcett . Mr heuctl Melbourne, Victoria .Messrs. Gordon and Qotch London, Ireland, Scotland .Messrs F- Algar Liverpool and the Isle of Man .Messrs Wilmet He Mercury is published every Monday Woduesdaj and Friday morning at 5 o'clock. The Notices for claims to Grants ol Land are publish? 1 official!) under the authority of the Caveat Board. The Charge foi subscriptions to this Newspaper, is £116''cash; £2 2s per annum croditj or 9s and 10s 6d respectively per quarter. [lie Charge for advertisements is Is and 6d per inch for each insertion, Advertisements not exceeding thirty words or half an inch, aro charged one shilling each insertion. Io regular advertisers, 15 percent will be allowed o...

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THEATRE ROYAL [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Mercury — 1 April 1857

THEATRE ROYAt THIS Evening Othello will b3 again produced, with * chung« of character! hy Mesara Buchanan and Warner, the Comm«* lago, and too tattcras the Moor By this alternatloreour theat- rical friends will not only enjoy a rich intellectual treat, bit will bo enabled to comparo tho correlative merit« of the ras- pee ivo Artistes And in tills display, we may reasonably expect that cicli will put himself to his mettle, and nae every energy of his mini to equal ortíicol A finer opportunity could not bo afforded for this fin» Intellectual competition «ad wo aro freo to confess, tltat wo anticipate a pleasurable result something in fact,bov«nd the ordinary kind of enjoyment from a grand dramatic representation To-morrow Evening Mr Buchanan will perform the difficult, but deeply Inte resting character of Lear.tn Shikspoaro s tragedy of that title. Wa havo seen more than one celebrated actor ia this part,but wo candidly think, that Mr Buchanan will equal If not excel them an I more es...

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TO CORRESPONDENTS. HAMILTON. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Mercury — 1 April 1857

IO CORRESPONDENTS J HAMILTON. The following questions have been forwarded to us: " A private match was made by two parties, to ruu their horses once round the Hamilton Race Course, single event for the sum of £20, and a written agreement was drawn out to that effect. The horses «ere started from the distance post, to come iii at the Winning Post, thus makingthe race once round ana a distance. The loting parties,Horse bolted, but he pro- tested aga list the race as it was not run ac- cording to agreement-the horses having been rtarted without his knowledge, he waiting for that purpose at the winning post. Also whether, when abrace is named once round the course, it is nut understood generally to start and come in at the Wining Post. [We are clearly of opinion that, as the matter is stated to us, there was no race. If theie is another view of the case, we would recommend the parties to draw up a statement, and submit it for the de- cision of the Jockey Club. There is no distinct rulo ...

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THE MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Mercury — 1 April 1857

THE MEEriNO.'. THE Public ! Meeting ! ! par excellence of the Friends of the present Ministry took place yester- day afternoon in the Kew Market, and .? might have been expected, notwithstanding the indefati gible exeitiona of a " specially appointed bell« man" was a most lamentable failure. Of coarse " ' everybody was abused who did not acre« with the " tricn.b of the Ministry" but out of mercy to the "unclean lot of demagogues we refrain from further notice of them.

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Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Mercury — 1 April 1857

THEATRE ROYAL. * L4ST MGfIT BUT TWO!! OF THE TBIOEDIAN HR. Me. KEAN ' JUUClIAli'A.lf. Who will appear in his celebrated character of I A C3 Ö ! 2nd Appearance of Mr." H. N. WARNER, Who will appear as O T H E L. L. O ! *! THIS-EVENING, WEDNESDAY, APRIL 1, The performances will commence with Shakes- peare's Tragedy of OTHELLO!! OR THE MOOR OF VENICE ! IAOO ....i. lia. MC KbAV BUCHANAN OTHELLO. IIB. HENRY NEIL WAUNEE DESDEMONA . MISS EMILY OL1ND0N FAVOURITE BALLAD . MISS STEWART To conclude with the laughable Farce of SLASHER ANO CRASHER. Nights of Performance, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday Thursday and Friday. ESTPrivate Boxes, £2 2s, and £3 3s ; or Ss a Single Ticket j Dress Boxes, <ts ; Pit 2s ; Galleiy Is. No Half price. Children in arms not admitted. Doors open at seven o'clock, performance to hilf past sovon prceisoly.

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GOVERNMENT NOTICE. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Mercury — 1 April 1857

GOVERNMENT NOTICE. WHEAT.-Tenders in duplicate are invited by the Commissariat until 12 o'clock on Wednesday, the 15th of April for the supply of about 20,000 bushels of clean sound Colonial Wheat, 64 pounds to the bushel, to be fiee from smut and properly screened previous to delivery into Her Majesty's Magazines at Hobart Town. Period of delivery to extend to the 31st July next. Bonds will bo required to the fulfilment of the Cou tract, and must be executed immediately after receiv- ing the notification of tlio acceptance of the Tender. The Tenders must state in words at length, at so muchper bushel of Gilbe, and be signed by a respecta- ble person willing to enter into bond with the contrac- tor. - No samples will be received, as the wheat must bo of the best quality and subject to approval. DUNIÎOBIN BOIDOE.-Tenders will be'received at the Office of Publio Works, Hobart Town, until 12 , o'clock, on Saturday, the 4th April next, for the completion of the works at Dunrobin Bridge,...

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MUNICIPAL COUNCIL. MONDAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Mercury — 1 April 1857

MUNICIPAL COUNCIL. MONDAY. PRESENT:- His Worship the Mayor, Alderman Rheuben, Sims, Seabrook, Meikle, & Thomson. The minutes of the last meeting were read and confirmed. The Mayor laid on the table a letter from Mr, Faulkner, the manager of the Gas Company. His Worship, also, stated, that a deputation had   waited upon him, requesting the use of the New Market for a Public Meeting on Tuesday, with which request he had complied. The usual correspondence was read, and a letter from the Colonial Secretary, declining to award £1000, as the first instalment of the usual grant in aid, as the Appropriation Act had not been passed. The letter from Mr. Falkner was read, specifying the number of Gas lamps lighted throughout the City. An account from Mr. Pender for coals and wood was produced by the Town Clerk, amounting to £9 2. Referred to the Finance Committee.   The question of a stand for Omnibusses was now brought under consideration, and letters were re...

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