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CAMFBDLL TOWN STEEPLECHASE. To the Editor of the Mercury. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobarton Mercury — 21 October 1854

CAMFBDLL TOWN STEEPLECHASE. To tit* Editor'<tf the Mercury: Sir-Being'in town, I have noticed with re- gret, a paragraph in your paper in refer- ence to the Campbell Town Steeple Chase. When first asked to allow the steeple- chase to be run over my'land I'at orce'öon« tented ; Wben'I neitsà'w some of the stew- ards! remarked iu what I intended to be a joking manner " you must reserve £20 to pay the damageyou will do to the fencing." I had entirely't'orgotten the whole circum- stances until the f 20 was tendered to me and retusr d by me on Tuesday last. . I ehould be very torry to impede the sport aud enjoyments of my fellow colonists. I would much rather promote and advance them in any way which might be in my power. I am Sir, Your' most obedient servant, W. DAVIDSON. Campbell Town, Oot. I». [We regret that rumoui should have been backed by so high authority as was given us, care we gave ctedence to and inserted the statement Mr Davidson contradicts. Some misconception ro...

Publication Title: Hobarton Mercury, The
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Display Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Hobarton Mercury — 21 October 1854

LETTERPRESS PIEOKTirOKKE EXECUTED AT THE MERCURY General Printing Office, Macqutirie-st. TIIK Subscription to tho HOUAIIT TOWN Muvcury" I» 10s. pur quiu'tur, or 40s. per annum, but if paitl in ad vanco, 7s. (id. per quarter, or 30s. pur auuuiu ii charged. _^____ TUB Uobarton Morcury" is published on the mon» inga if Wednesday and Saturday, au edition is also fonrnrilud by post, on the evenings of Tuesday and Frldi.v to tho country. It Is circulated extensively In this tad tho neighbouring colonies, as well BB Europe and imurica. TBR "IIOBAHTON MBKCCKY" ofllce Ing now replete with overy description of plain and ornamental typo any description of printing can bo executed on th« shortest notice and at very moderato chnrucu. This paper ia'filcd, and may be seen free of chargo a Jhlloway's Pill and Ointment Establishment, i**t &niNrf,¿onrfontwhere advertisements aud subscrip tions aro received for tilla periodical Printed and published by ' Jon» DA vin, -aolo pro3 Srietor,) of MO...

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Shipping Report ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobarton Mercury — 21 October 1854

pipping Ätptt ARRIVALS. October 17-Schooner, Apparition, ï 37 tons« Miller, from Newcastle October 3, with coals Agent» Master. DEPARTURES. Oct. 17.-Schooner Harp 165 tons, Adams fot Geelong, with sundries. -l8-Steam Collier, 116 tons, Nicholas, for Geelong, with sundries ; passengers-Mr j Loley, Mr Jai Thomson, Mrs Mary Thomson Mr J Barnett, Mr G Hart, and 19 steerage. --l8-Schooner Lorina Thomson"204 tons, R Lamb, for the Mauritius, in ballast. j -18-Brig Mary Grant, 167 tons, J Sut- ton, for Melbourne with sundries IMPORTS ^ Per Pilot from Melbourne-29 half tierce: tobacco, R Brown ; li cask* butter, 4 hhds ?yrup. 10 cases do,* 11 crates chairs; 5 casks cheese, 2 cases, !lamp cotton, ^ 1 crate iron pots, Order; 8 cases Bboeg, SfcJbules bags, H Cres- well ; 10 cwt iron, 7 caÄtieef, 13 do butter, S trunks shoes, 4 barrels flour, 20 casks beef, Order; 36 bags * alnutsri.^3 caws oilman's store», 27 reams paper, S-ÍSJjgii.rice, 10J mats sugar, 5 tents, 0 packages furni'ure, 1 do cloth...

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Commercial Intelligence. HOBART TOWN, FRIDAY, OCT. 20 AGRICULTURAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobarton Mercury — 21 October 1854

'(É/nimncrctal âutilligtiirr. HOBART TOWN, FRIDAY, OCT. 20 AGRICULTURAL, Wheat.per bush 0 14 0 to 0 10 0 English Barley. U li 0 to 0 0 0 Cape ditto.0 li 0 to 0 n0 Oats colonial.0 10 0 to 0 11 o Flour per ton.34 0 0 to 36 0 0 Hay loose, ..'.14 O o to 15 0 0 Hay, pressed . 15 0 Oto 17 0 0 Hydraulio ditto. 16 0 0 to l8 0 0 Straw. 8 0 Oto 10 0 0 GARDEN PRODUCE. Peas, per bu.hcl . 0 20 G to 0 0 0 Beans, Der'»«ibfti .... 1 0 OtoO 0 0 Tares _'.. 1 0 O.to 0 0 0 Potatoes, per ton. 28 0 0 to 30 0 o Onions per lb .0 1 OtoO 1 0 Cabbages, per dozen... 0 4 OtoO 6 G C aulillowers per dozen 0 0 0 to 0 i «) Carrots, per ton. M OtoO II 0 Apples, por bushel . 1 0«tol 40 DAIRYiPRODUCE. Butter, per pound .0 2 3 to 0 3 0 Cheese, per pouud .0 1 4 to 0 2 0 WINES AND SPIRITS S s. d Brandy, Martello . 0 13 jj Do. U.&Cos. 0 1'.' ö Rum 10 o.p., W. J. 0 7 0 Rum 30 o.p., ". 0 S 0 Do. 30 o.p., E. J-. 0 5 3 Ale, Burtun,Bans' ncaice.10 0 0 Do. lud and Smith . 9 10 « Do. Other brands. «00 Taylor's Stout .:. ...

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GENERAL POST OFFICE, 21st Oct., 1854. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobarton Mercury — 21 October 1854

^ GENERAL POST OFFICE, 21st Oct., 1854. -?Ship» mails will be closed at ' UIÍB ' Office at ? under :-» I For Melbourne and India via Melbourne per Royal Shepherd, this day at half-past C p.m. For Geelong, per ltoyal Shepherd, this day, at half-past 6 p.m. For London via Melbourne, per steamer 'threat'Britain, on Wednesday next, at one p.m. F. C SMITH, . Postmaater-General.

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Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Hobarton Mercury — 21 October 1854

yevith. Wanted, N APPRENTICE at the Mercury office. A good opportunity often for a w«U «due»»«» George Pryde, I ATE MASTER MARINER, (Successor Io John Johnson,) SBIP-CHANDLER, and SAILMAKER ' General Grocer, Tea, Wine and f" in* Mcichanf, near the "Custom House" . £v« WHARF, Hobart Town. I Royal Victoria Theatre. 1 Sixth week ot the Seaton, Last night but 4 of those1 celebi ated artists MU. and MRS. MAILILSIE AND HR. TUTHILL Who appear each evening in their beat characters Firat and only night of the Shakespeare'â play of ' ROMEO AND JULIET! THE IRISH LION! Will roar to night Mr. WAILEK as ItOHL»> MRS. WALLER as JULIET. Mr. Tuthill as Tom Moore. MONDAY EVENING, OCTOBER 23, Will be presented Shakespeare's play, in five acts, of ROMEO I JULIET ! Romeo .Mr WALLER Mercutio. Mr Cox Tybalt . Mr Forrest Friar Lawrence. Mr TUTHILL Gapulet. Mr Welsh Peter.Mr S PARRY Apothecary. Mr Turner Paris. Mr Miran fienvolio .Mr Morton liukharar . Mr Lewis Page. MrNewum Juliet .;.. Mrs WALLER . Nurse...

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TO CORRESPONDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobarton Mercury — 21 October 1854

TO CORRESPONDENTS. Herr Iinberg's advertisement aTriveib late for insertion, and will find a pli«i our nxet issue. I "J. M'NEAL."- We have receked I letter. We shall refer to the authoritim our statement, and if they fail to proveí truth we will insert his explanation.

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Display Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Hobarton Mercury — 21 October 1854

Ki:-1HIII \m «PENED FOR BUSINESS, WITH A WELL REPLENISHED STOCK OF EVERY VARIETY AMFACTURED TOBACCO, Of the Choicest Brands.. Unrivalled Havannah and Manila Cigars. PIPES FOR THE MILLION. In packages .suitable for the Drawing-room, Counting-house, and general use. Highly recommended lor the Bed-room. Choies Articles for the Table, Toilette, for Travelling and Bpiirfeng Storekeepers and Heads of Families liberally dealt with. n , c 0 R. J. EDWARDS. October 6, 1854. AMERICAN )ÈkÈtv The proprietor« of this establishment beg to ret«rn thanks for the kind patronage they have received »ince their commencement in business, and in accordance with the advice of their numerous friends have REDUCED THE PRICE OF ROWLING, TO ONE HALF. The price being now Is, per half-string or Fifteen Bails, during the day ; and Is. 6d. during the Evening. And from their strenuous exertions to please, hope for a continuance of that patronage they have hitherto received. The Hibernian Family Grocery Warehouse, BY...

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Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Hobarton Mercury — 21 October 1854

For Liverpool« T/IE GREAT BRITAIN 8. S. S. ' .1,500 Tons-500Horse, rowe This noble vessel having performed her last passage home iu 71 days will bo des- patched for Liverpool (from Melbourne) with herusual punctuality at noon on SAT- URDAY. theSöth October, and presents an eligible opportunity for the conveyance of pass- engers, Wool and Gold Dust. For terms of freight or passage and blank bills uf ladiug which will be supplied gratis, apply to BRIGHT, Brothers, and Co., Agents, "Melbourne, or to the undersigned, WILLIAM KNIGHT. Kew Wharf» Septomber 13, 1854. Begular Trader-For Melbourne direct The fine first-class Brigantine REíNDEEtt, R PUYNN, M suter « now loadiug in the Constitution Dook, and'' -will meet with immediate dispatch. / £. s. d. I Cabin passage ... .... 6 0 0 Steerage ditto ..... 3 0 0 For freight or passage apply to the Master on' 'board, or to C. LOVETT. Frankling Wharf, 2nd October, 1854. ULkCic ii t.ti, naru AUSTRALIAN PACKETS. Vassagre arranjgcmcnts'fi'om lüiiif...

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Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Hobarton Mercury — 21 October 1854

¿f&céj ¿fu confite iS&iic/tvn. MONDAY, 3ÖTit OCTOBER. Catnpbellrstreet. Stone-built Family Mansion with Extensive Grounds Also Adjoining Allotment. - How frequently it happens that family dwelling desirably situated, are deficient of some es ?.en tial accommodation ; others possessing a whole legion of apartments in which an occupant w '»Id feel " cabined cribbed and confined" to a painful de0Tee ; but very rarely indeed is a family resi- dence to be found combining all the requirements of a complete homestead.-And pray what con- stitutes in your mind, Mr Auctioneer, a perfect residence ? To answer a question so pointed would scarcely be expedient, seeing that taste in capricious, and that it would be highly presumtuous to set up any particular standard of excellence to tile dis aragement of so many, all having their respective eulogists. MR, WORLEY Will Sell by Public Auction, On the premises in Campbell-street, on MON- DAY, 30th October, at 2 for lialf-past, In Two...

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Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Hobarton Mercury — 21 October 1854

Hobaxt Town Savings1 Bank NOTICE OF REMOVAL. DEPOSITORS arc requested to take notice' that the Saving's Bank will be CLOSED, for the purpose of RE M OVAL on the last day of' the present and the first of the ensuing month. And that on and after the 2nd proximo the business of the Savings' Bank will be conducted in the premises laiely occupied by H. Bowden, in STONE BUILDINGS, at the angle of Mur- ray and Macqurarie-stteets, exactly opposite St. David's Church. GEonoE \V. WALKER, Actuary. Savings' Bank, Cobins-street, 20th of 10th Month(October), 18S4. Wanted, IMMEDIATELY, a MAN or a BOY of steady, sober habits, as general servant -apply to Dr. BRIGHT, Collins-street. £10. Reward. THE above reward will be given (onj the conviction of the oflender) to( any per- son who will give such information as will, lead to the apprehension and punishment of the cab driver, who, driving furiously on the wionn side of the ro^d hvElizabeth-st., near to Mr. Hopkin's residence, aboutit o'clock on'the-...

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SUPREME COURT. CEI MINAI, SITTINGS. (Before His Honor Mr. Juseice Horne.) WEDNESDAY, 18TH OCT., 1854. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobarton Mercury — 21 October 1854

SUPREME COURT. CRIMINAL SITTINGS.   (Before His Honor Mr. Justice Horne.) WEDNESDAY, 18TH OCT., 1854. James Potttt. arraigned on the charge of stealing paper, from the Advertiser office, .was placed at the bar. His counsel, Mr. Knight proceeded to argue in support ot a I plea of " antrelois acquit" ». «., that the pii soner had been acquitted on the charge. After a long argument ai)¿evidence.in tup . port, the jury returned a verdict in his favoi' He was however, remanded to meet another indictment. Joseph Spears and James Winfrtd were tried -ou the capital charge of stabbing constable ' Crawford, at O'Brien's Bridge, on the 29th, 'August. The jury acquitted Wipfred aud, lound^Spears guilty who was sentenced to death without hope of mercy. John Connell and George Lowe were placed at the bar- for the wilful murder of Abra, ham Woodfield at Glenorchy on the 11th -August. The particulars (already in detail, Before our readers) are briefly these; The prisoners called at nig...

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VICTORIA. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobarton Mercury — 21 October 1854

VICTORIA. OUR files are to the. 16th hist, and are of the usual complexion. j "A new Convicts' Prevention Act had been introduced into the Legislative Conn. I eil which we print in extenso for the benefit i of our readers ; and trust thut they will take proper measures to obtain and place on record a Public Protest against its iniquitous provisions. The Argus has con- tinued day after day to declaim uguinst the emaucipists, the British government, Sir W. Denison, and everybody who think not as it thinks : the Herald follows in the same strain. It is not worth while extract- ing from these absurd and frothy effusions ; hut when they have come to a conclusion, they 6hall have our attention. The principal measures of importance brought before the Legislative Council, were a Municipal Authorities Bill,-Man- agement of Towns Bill,-Compucsory Vac cmiation Bill,-Public Health Promotion Bill,-?Common Law Practice Bill,-and theiSquity Practice Bill. A controversy was likely to ensue on the r...

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Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Hobarton Mercury — 21 October 1854

dSAKOKCtS ! î ! THE HOß.lRTON MERCURY, Published at " ' " No- 11, Macquarie Street, (opposite (Jovemment House,) NOW ENJOYS a LARGER CIRCU LATIOJS th*n any other Newsparer i.i th.» Colony, ned consequently bcciriHs the best medium ior Adveit» rs ; lo wlVon proof, bv comparing Sabsonp ion"'List» witii any other Office, will be) givon of the above assertion,,' «. The Public are respectfully informel that the M'ilh shortly be pul Hsl ed on TUESDAYS. THURSDAYS, AND SATURDAYS, Instead of WedneEdays and Saturdays \t hereioi'oie., îUtte* 1ßvt*& ^tuting . of every desci iption, executed in A STYLE THAT DEFIES COMPETITION. THE MERCURY NEWSPAPER Invariably contains the Latest Intelligence English, Foreign, and Local. For Sale, A BROWN GELDING, 'ö yean oíd thorough bred ; goes in saddle and harness ; perfectly quiet aud free from rice. Al.so, a very superior Dog Cart, Knglish made, with barnes« complete. Apply to H. YEEK», Alicquaric-it. EXTEAOSDINAEY CUES of that direful Ouease " CHRO...

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LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 18, 1854. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobarton Mercury — 21 October 1854

LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. WEDNESDAY, Ocrosca l8, 1S5J-. The Speaker took the chair at lovelock; nineteen memBfera being present. TLTITIONB. ' Mr CHAPJIAN dom A. Nicho'fcs itaÜ Z. Williams «gainst the Mersey Coa-1 Com- pany's Dill. Air CLERKE from 263 residen fe of the Huomlistiic;, praying that that district nvght be included in the extension of the council. Mr. ANSTEY for leave to bring in a bill to in corpora"c the Eastern Coast steam Navigation Company. NOTICES Of MOTI >N-, Mr ANSTEY for to-morrow to bring in a bill to incorporate the Eastern Coast Steam Navigation Company. ' Dr'OFilCf.K. tor to' morrow, that the house resolve itself into a committee of the wlnii) to address fier Al ijesty in lavour of the substitution ol' absolute pardons instead of conditional pardons to reformed «ilTuiiders. Mr ANSTEY enquired of the Colonial Secretary of the opinion of the law officers of the crown as to i he power of the Lieut. Governor to assent tu the Extensiou Hill had been received. The- C...

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EUROPEAN SUMMARY. THE CALCUTTA'S MAIL. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobarton Mercury — 21 October 1854

EUROPEAN SUMMARY. THE CALCUTTA'S MAIL. WE have, by the energy of our private correspondent, received per Royal. Shep- herd, a copy of the Melbourne" Morning Herald of the 16th The Calcutta bud arrived on the 15th, having left on the 4th of August. She experienced some very heavy weather after passing the meridian of the Cape. The news is confinea to a verv few items The Baltic fleet had taken Bomarsund which had been previously bombarded, and this indicates an intention on the part of Sir Charles Napier to winter in the Aland Islands. The Valorous, 16 gun steamer, had got on shore and would probably he for some time useless. In Asia the Turks had again beaten the Russians, and the allied forceB were inarching to the scene of action. The Russians had retreated across the Danube. Rumour existed of a probable attack on Sebastopol. Some cases of cholera had occurred in Loudon. We extract the most prominent particu- lars from the Herald, and await the arrival of the City of Hobart whndi ...

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Local Intelligence [Newspaper Article] — The Hobarton Mercury — 21 October 1854

ïnrnl ânfellip« His EXCÉLLENCT the LieutemJ Governor returned to town from his north« tour ou Friday afternoon at half pa« lD"H o'clock. Jj THE WIZARD OF THE' SOUTH ga« ? entertainment at the Victoria if'1 [J Thursday evening, and fully .cstaUwJ his leputation as a first rate magician. J reoommend all who have not wtneueo >| delusions ot this accomplished p*> ssorj legerdemain to avail themselves ot mm opportunity, and attend hi» next.peri»J ance. The-baud «f the -OOth attended, J were never in belter spint inö " entertainment passed off tamouBty. DINNER TO THE GOVMWO»^-WJ¿ stand that it is intended to give,a fan dinner to His Excellency by the Jo»*J« Companies of Hobart Town, who will»» gamate tor the purpose. 1 ho P"T*j ¡ LieutenanUGoveruor's real wolta ana» appreciations thicken upon us. VioroKiA TÍMATE*-We wgwA* pressure of engagements has P«*«^, paying the theatrical »wU »at aUg whUfif emeral rumour to to be, crJ it so well deserves. But Romeo and J* which is to be presen...

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The Mercury: TOWN EDITION. HOBART TOWN: SATURDAY, OCTOBER 21 ST, 1854. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobarton Mercury — 21 October 1854

L?v? p.w«1^ fMVWMWWWtflMVUK TOWN EDITION. ^HOBART TOWN: SATURDAY, OCTOBER 21 ST, 18M. IN another column we lay before our ^readers the information already in our possession relative to the a'dditions which are being made by the Council to the New Licensing Act. A body probably the most disorderly of its kind to be found in tile Australian colonies has set itself up as a regenerator ef modem society in the single virtue of temperance ii drink. Mu. GLEADOW runs to sta- tutes of James the First to denne what a public* house should be ; we might as well run to the little treatise of Littleton, -and the maxims of Alfied the Great, to \define a lawyer-i-the blessings of modern divisions not having descended to those primitive times. One member is to define a traveller-another becomes lexi- cographically wise in tippling,-and the reaultwill be that we shall have an en- actment whose very stringency will defeat its own objects, and lead to .eva- sion where milder courses would have justifie...

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Display Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Hobarton Mercury — 21 October 1854

HEALTH RESTORED! Ï HOLLOWAYS PILLS Surprising Cure of a confirmed Jsthma after Jive years' suffering. The following testimonial has been sent to Pro lessor Holloway, by a Gentleman named Mid dleton, of Scotland Road, Liverpool. Sir,-Your Pills have been the means, under providence, of restoring me to sound health after five years of severe affliction. During the whole of that period, I suffered the most dread ul atta- cks of Asthma frequently of several weeks' dura- tion, attended witha violent cough, and continua spitting of phlegm, intermixed with blood. That so"shook my constitution that I was unfitted for any .of the active duties of life. I was attended dy some of the most eminent medical men of this town, but they failed to give me the slightest relief. As a last remedy I tried your Pills, and in about three months they effected a perfect cure of the disease, totally eradicated the cough, and restored tone anl vigour to the chest and digestiv oigans. I am, Sir, your obedient S...

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BRIGHTON PLOUGHING MATCH. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobarton Mercury — 21 October 1854

BRIGHTON PLOUGHING MATCH. THE Annual Meeting of the Brighton Agricultural Association was held on Thursday last, on the ground in the rear of the Tasmanian Inn. The attendance was numerous and of a superior descrip- tion, visitors tí>tng"ling 'with the elite of the neighbouring districts mid enjoying the weather, which wa s most propitious and the sports, which gave variety to the attractions of the occasion. The member for the district, Dr. Butler, was present, 'an'd actively participated in the pro- ceedings. Thirteen teams -were entered for the contest, and the ground, which was in 4irst-tate. ploughing condition, being mea- sured out, about nine o'clock the match commenced. There were eight European nnd five native competitors. The result was as-follows : 'EUROPEAN. First prize of £10 to John Cram. Second prize of £6 to William Webb, who had a further Bum of £3 given him for the uraighteBt furrow, 40 roods in length. Third price of-£3 to Thomas -Pithouse. I NATIVE. First priz...

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