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SOUTH AUSTRALIA. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 13 February 1858

SOU PH AUSTRALIA. All the agitation in South Australia on the subject of distillation has ended, for the present, in the passing of an Act, to legalise the preparation from' gra'j.es of ¡i spirit to be used only in wine- /_ making. The privilege is conceded to I all. pei sons in legal possession ol'two, acies of vines, and to other person«, whether growers or not, who > ure en- , gaged in making wine from grapes, but the measure is only ' looked upon as a temporary settlement of the question', it. is described by the Press as an arbitrary capricious, and oppres-ivo ; Act, and^ , likely to prove very troublesome in its: ' operation, if ¡mt in force at all. Tot', confer a benefit on a i'tiw pera ins, a large "i expenditure will have to be incurred ni i organising a band of excisemen, or eisen the polii'u will have to negleeb thnir ' ' other dut'es in carrying oat its provi- sions. A Free Distillntio.il Bill is de- ina ided by the farinera ta establish a minimum price fot^th'eir gra...

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COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE. CITY ARTICLE. Mercury office, Saturday afternoon. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 15 February 1858

COMMERCIAL1 INTELLIGENCE. iCITY ARTICLE. A7>fr»/r^)0íricr, Saturday afternoon. Takev altogether, this has been a flat week, so far as business is concerned. In'many of {he markets very littléihás beim doing,' and in the others there was a little briskness only in the early, part of the week. Tlie last day or (two busiuous' has been unusually dull, as compared with previous weeks. Afcjthe commencement oft the i week, some animationiwas perceptible in the grain i market i and tho tendency was) again upwards. An advance took place on the closing quotations of last week, ' and wheat was again firm at Ss the best samples ; but the demand lessening, and sales becoming le-s frequent, prices, the list two-oi thvc! days, showed a, dispo- sition,to recede, and 7s 9d was the high- est figure realized to-day. Colonial oat-j come into the market but slowly, and a, lew small quantities only baie been sold1 this season; the quotation-, aie still given at 6s to. Gs Od, accoiding t> the» sampl...

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CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 15 February 1858

CRICKET. I The match between the "Old Dot went" ¡ .mil " Young Derwent Clubs " was | played out on Siturday. The "Old 'Derwent" winning, with eight wickets to go down. The scoiv ol the fir-t innings of this match was published iu the Mercury 'of the 23rd Dec. The following is the score of the second in niugs :- ' ' YOUNG DERWEST CLUB. Sargeant, ct. by Westbrook...,. 4 * C. Isijmit, Ub, Ttibart . li)1 J. Cash, b. b. Paterson . 9 , H. Ashton, b. b. Paterson . 14 ,f. Äluce, c. by Dobson .... 72 J. Jackson, not out . g -J. Al mile, c. b. Westbrook .,,,, q .' T. Whiteside«, c. b. Tubait,.,,,, ,' <>,^ A. Dob=nti, b b Paleison ^.....'..! ¿ Cotton, b Paterson.,',,"^ q E. Young, c. b. Westbrook "".""~ O B¿«k ..'.," 5 No balls. _ »i s Total. .¡.,.. :....-..*lü . i'if-tas mumpi,. c¡ , Grant! Total ."". "a?) iJ i OLD DERWENT, t G. Matson.'not oa£ , .,., ...[ jg J. Paterson, K.b. Wliitesid'"'s' 3 ' 'J. Tabart, b. b. Whitesid|;s... '"'.,. 4 J. B. Dixon, not out,.,..,, .* g ' By« «.....

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SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 15 February 1858

SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. / I Teh 13-Tamar cb, 119 tons, Christi, from j Newcastle via Sydnev 5th nst, with coals Passengers-Mrs Chu t> and three children \gems, Marsh mid Chap nan leb 13-North St ii, brig 122 lons Dall, fiom Molbourno Sth msfc, with cargo Passen ger»-Mi Birnott Mr Heard and 2 in the steei age Agent-Lipscomb" ciaam D oui ' Teh 13-Cosmopolite, brig, 115 tons, Lewis, foi Melbourne ' ti Feb 13-Susses baiqne, 361 tons, Davis for I South Sea« leb 13-Glencoe, barque, 1G0 tons, White, | for Port Albert Peb 1)-Don Pedro II barque, ti66 tons Giant foi Melbourne Passengers Mr Greig, Mrs Stcdinaii ar d 11. steerage entered out Feb 13-Macquaue, sch, 130 tons Han ison, for Poi t Albert Teh 13-Swordfish, for Melbourne 1 cb 13-Matador, for New Zealand Cosmopolite 70 000 palings 3<),000ft timber, 2 tun» sperm oil, Bo)s *, Hall ' Don Pedro II 20,000 ft timbei, 23,000 laths, 50 000 palings, 8 doz ba kets 11 tons iron ! kentledge 15 pucl a^es lu^g-tge, 2 bushels apples, 81 ...

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HOBART TOWN PRICE CURRENT. ALE AND [?]OUTER. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 15 February 1858

HOBART TOWN PRICE CUBRENT. ALE AND roUTEn. Ale Bass's,-per ,hhd ... 8-IO" o to fl, IS o Allsopp's, do ...."-;... 8 lu"10 li) 8'15 o Other Burton do . /.. -I1- o otoo o o li lass's per doyen,. 0 HI Otto 11 o Allsopp's do. 0 10 -b to 0 Jl jo - becond-clnss brai d«, do 0 b f 0 to o lo j o Porter, Taylor'! per hhd 6 i6 tltoli lo(|o Trun an s do.S 0 0 to 5 lo o Barcia)'« do unsalable 4 IO 0 to o o o B)as»'sq s perdez. O 10 C to o 11 o Second-class brands, do,0 ,8 »,(l to o lo ;o BISCUIT , ¡ Colonial cabin, per cwt..l C o to 1 lo o Navy do, .-. I1 3'0 to,l 0 ¿ o Enjjishfdncj.asstd plh... 0 1 > 0 to o ¡ 1 3 BOOTS A\'D SHOES ü M'ell ossortrd seasonable ' '' ' invoices 20 to 25 p c. " ' i " i Bllv.-. 0 O»0t0 0 0 t Do elamc sides.do . o o otoo o < Ladies'boot« dc,(lo. O O 0 to o i 0 » Girls'and Childrcn's.do... o o otoo o t Men's watertight» unsable o o(otooo c XJo. lace-ups and bluchers , Jl0 , (unsaleable).o o,, o,to o o e . BUM DING MATCniAl.S ¡ Bricks colonial, p.r m 1 lo o ...

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LATEST EUROPEAN. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 15 February 1858

LATEST EUROPEAN. TlîE REPORTED TEl.EOEs.rilTB.EATr. -The Vienna corn spondeiit of ..the Tima (S'Cij.idElition) î-ays :-«'In the fmrth leader of the Times of Saturday, the 1 4th inst, it is said that the British government has cooic to an agreement with Austr a * to send all its tele-grams hy way of Ragnsi to Alexandria, it the Itnperal authorities will make a subma- rine telegraph between those two cities." Such a convection was on the point of being concluded, but authentic informa- tion has this morning been given me that her Majesty's government lias very recently expressed its, resolve neither to bind its own hands nor those of it* suc- cessors. Tnc English: Pjîisoxehs iy Napi,t.s. -The British Acting Consul Ita«; left no step untried to procure ail ititervie.v with our fellow subjects, and I haye reported that Lord Clarendon had directed Mr. Barber to make a -formal demand to be permitted to see them. The particulars of tlut'demand, however, I did not know ti IL recently ¿> ...

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PUBLIC AMUSEMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 15 February 1858

.PUBLIC , AMUSEMENTS. Tue Eeneht of Mons. Philippe de Barr is announced for this evening,' and ive hope that it will be extensively pat ionized, and that the Temple of Mystery will be crowded with spectators. 'J his clever artiste isla man 'of > undoubted ability, and his legeidemainisperfoimed with so much skill, as ior defy discovery. On Saturday an 'unfortunate contré tenlps,occarreàihy the accident' of the heavy shower, which deluged the city, at the time notified for the Juvenile Pet foi manee, and thus deprived our youngsters of the amusement prepaied for them. We sincetely hope, that Mons, de Barr ivi'l not leave our shores impressed with any notion1 of our want of patronage of the eminent ability of so clever aud entere lining an artiste.

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Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 15 February 1858

To ¡iü7"0:mnh.*y Subscribers. *\TP. J«i»N C. MACMICHAEL having JLji tUrieù m his country tour,' our Count») Suborn-..«-and advertising friends will oblige by bonding h'1,1 the tmount of their respective accounts on app'i-a'.on. JOHN DAVIES. .' 12th Feb., 1853

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Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 15 February 1858

BIRTH. On the 13th instant, at Hobart Town, the wife of Chester Eardley Wilmot, Esq., of a son.

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Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 15 February 1858

/li t i THURSDAY, 23th Februar). .Hor*çs, Cots, Working BalJock«, Pijf, ' Jlay.Oití.Wne» , Barley, Hops Pota ^ toes, Frtt V eth rs Gig, Cart, F iraní f Implement», Household F riiituie kc, at Seot'dale, near Ni v Nurfo k BRENT AND WESTBROOK i (Successors ta Mr f *t Lowes,.) Are inslmctcd bv J Vf Murdoch, Eíq {»bo hu I <? this c-stHc) to sell bv Auttbii in the pnin es at SeutviMe ne« New Nor- folk, on Ihur'day, 25lh Februaiv, at tell v'clocr MIHI who e of his stock, crop nnplem»nts ^ _L and fu nita e, among wh eli will Le found ' One hundred piime f t wether* A pur o" very |0vc ful and good p\ unh or catt 1 ors s i One firit r te ¡,i" or s ddlc horse > wo pal 6 of hue vvo 1 tilt hu lucks Two quiet v c'l bred cows in full ' r mi k 1 * Frv e large weT bred pigs 8'n A ive 11 nirtde stack of coteD and V-hrlev hav GO tons c o e to the mciti road ard to the mer Derwent J , Wheat and Ca c borley in str -v w Ploifghr.z zig luriows,io! «r, cart«, gij, and hain ««, ile , &amp...

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Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 15 February 1858

A Wíva'el j MAN as Plan COOK and General House Sirvant. Apply »t this Office. ' Wanted. j A MAN who caine free to the colon) to Xi. look after a Horse, Milk, and woikin / u Garden. Apply at W Chzabeth-sireet, '/ n» " 817 i 1 "> I -uil i "» ej I tj i l't I ! 1 lal i no lum io1 j ( it rill «I ' J '"'" 3,.-ills n » jfllii jill lone! qo oi'! li ! s !i,qii« £ I M u cîmicu.i-jIkI , Lw bn i! ,Í)jiiiíj4-ii j»- '"ovl ' State to Mlfcourne. TH E fast and favourite stea: .'QUEEN,' J B Blackbourn, commander, will leave Lanicestun ftr Meibou ne on WED NEs DAY, the 17th instant, at two o'clock in the ' afternoon ii Has excellent accommodation for horses 11 All passage money must be paid at the I ofli re of the undersigned For freight or passage, apply to William Joiif-sTONp, Agen t St John street, b ebruary 11 Clarendon Hotel, Sandy Bay. rr HbSHOOriNG MATCH to come off j| this day, is postponed till Wednesday, 17th nist,m consequence of the wet «eather Saturday, 11th Feb, 1858. f 17 8'0 &am...

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Parliament of Casmania. LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. SATURDAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 15 February 1858

^urliamcutjf feitttitiir. LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. , S A TU R D A, Y. , I The PRESIDENT took hi3 seat at 5 minutos past 12 o'clock. vAcommoy bill. Dr. BEDFORD asked the Colonial ,Secretary «hat course the government had taken iii refer- ence to tim Vaccination ¡Jill, which had passed this House? buVliñd boee' l'ejattéd by tho As- sembly, and bad been piomised to be re-intio duced after the Christmas recess ? t , i :. The COLONIAL' SECRETARY requested Hie bon, member to postpone his question for tiri honrólo give time for a communication from tho House of Assembly. I lhe question was accordingly postponed. 1 ' ' eajSTODi- op'acts; urit. ' ' ; This Bill was read a' second' time and com- mitted, i ' 11 i ' i i i ' j ,i , i ¡ coiarrrrEE. , ', , , ' The clauses were pitted as printed, the Bill was reported, the report adopted, and the Bill was read a third time and passed, ' '. \\ A 1 iran.ii. inrsicir-AimES urti;. t The COLONIAL' SECRETARY,' in moving the second reading of this Bill, briefl...

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GENERAL INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 15 February 1858

GENERAL- INTELLIGENCE. Public Edücatiox.-The paragraph under this title in tile ''Mercury" of ,SatitrdiyMuia excited no inconsiderable amount of attention The'livery stable'keepers of Hobart Town are notoriously so highly educated, that it was at once perceived tlvat suoh ii thing could not pos sibly ba,\e occurred in tin colony. '? Wa said at thcYme ive did not believe it. Be that us it may, however, it seems to us quite an im'piove ment on the Jbterie'A*iu method of spelling, having all its advantages and nono of its fuss. We subjoin the bill as rendered into vernacular English :- _, , i , i ti Mr. _I_to_ January 0. >' '? A horse half a day .... I ' I 5s. I ' I A getting on him home. J J Us. (. ' ( , . , -... -?' ;J''i-~ ' , , > , Ts. . ' If the said horsp.. was as difficult to get'lionne upoi\ ns the getting on hil» home seems tb have bçen, he was hardly worth the hulf.n.day hire, we should think. , i ,,Tj " ,,' Mi3w,ioed Chabiit.-A c.as3 recently oc enrred nt( ,tl;&amp...

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POLICE OFFICE.—SATURDAY. (Before Nigel Gresley Esquire.) [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 15 February 1858

POLICE OFFICE.-SATURDAY. (B.'fore Nigel Gresley Esquire.) Hight Charges.-Tin ce drunkards, were each fined £1 ; one £2 ; n ticket of-leave man, and a ticket-of-leave wo- man were, sei crail y, sent to the House of Correction for thirty days for repeated imbibations. Two brawlers were each lined 5s. Out after Hours.-Three prisoners of the Crown were sentenced to vat mu s periods ol imprisonment for being nut after hours, and tivo,a male and femule, were discharged. Sureties of the Peace.-Julia Oliver complained, on ¡nfornfttion, of Alice Smith, of Moody'sRow, for threatening her life, in using towards her tlie fol- lowing threatening language: *' If you don't fight me this day mont ti ¡ti tito paddock, I'll hive your life'';" and os the complainant fcaied she ivonld exe- cute the threat, she prayed for sureties of the peace. ?* The complainant deposed to the words used, and stated that the defend- ant was a fighting woman and that she was afraid of her ; she had known Mrs Smith six o...

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AUSTRIA. Vienna, Nov. 24 [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 15 February 1858

AUSTRIA. Vienna, Nov. 24 The recent concentration of Turkish! troops on the right bank of the Danube,1 has givenririsß| to; so many erroneous reports that it may be as well to lay, before you, some reliable information' which lins reached me on the subject.! The Porte, being aware that ? thereJs ni violent political ferment; in all those provinces which are inhabited by people¡ of Roumanie and Slavonic origin] has' considered it necessary to place troops en echelon between Silistria and Widdin. The report that the Turkish Govern-¡ ment has communicated to the ¡great Powers its determination to occupy Wallachia nn'd Moldavia if there should be any disturbances in those provinces is incorrect, but'tit, is probable that it has inquired what step« are. to be taken if excesses on .the 'part of the revolutionary faotion*shon!d render intervention nece3«ary. The statement of the Nord that there ii a secret understanding between the Aus-; trian Government and the Radicals in the Danubian Pr...

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BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH. February 14th, 1858 Launceston, 3 30, p.m. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 15 February 1858

BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH. February 14th, 1838 Launceston, 3 30, p,m The Queen an ived at 6 o'clock th s morninir. She brings no Engli-h mail. The Melbourne papors aie to thel2Ui instant. " ' ' The non-a-rival of the December mail per Victoria' was oecisioning much dissatisfaction, as it uill again entail se- rious inconvenience, and probable loss, upon these colonies. The effect of the intelligence from England per Norfolk has not been sufficiently definite to in- fluence quotations. The Thano ol Fife and Freak cleared out for Hobart Town on Wednesday. A steady enquiiy for all descriptions of flour was maintained during the week, and rates <ire gradually advancing. For town brands of Adelaide, holders demand from £15 to £16. Bran, also, keeps up as the market is bare.

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THE ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH AND THK BOMBARDMENT OF SEBASTOPOL. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 15 February 1858

THE ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH AND THK BOMBARDMENT OF SEBASTOPOL. ,For some time the field electric tell - j graph bad been ia operation under Lieut. Stopford. It was worked by I s-ver.il sapper-, Sergeant Anderson being the chief executive non-commi-sione 1 officer. By the 8th of April, lines of] CJmmunication were open to the stations f of divisions to the trenches, and to head j ¡patter». Tu.t night the wire was hid j to a cave near the first parallel on the right attack. It was no sooner com- pleted than the seigeant received an I order from- Lieutenant Stopford to fix an j instrument and battery in the cave, to I obtain two ordeilies from the covering party in the trenches, and apprine headquai ters as soon as the service was accomplished. Titi-* done, Anderton was directed to remain and work the instrument. Pleased with thi«, the first apppointment to the station-a dis- mally picturesque spot it was-ho sent ] and received several messages. Among the hitter was one to the general, m co...

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AMERICA. (BY ELECTRIC AND INTERNATIONAL TELEGRAPH.) Southampton. Friday morning, Nov. 27 [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 15 February 1858

.A..M ER ICA. 1 (ur ELECiniC AND INTKItNATrOXAI, TELEOItAPU.) , ' Southampton. Friday morning, Nov. 27 J , The United States1 steamer Arago, Captain Lines, has arrived off Cowes, with New' York advices to the 14th in- stant. The Arabia, from Liverpool, arrived out on the'13th." ..<; ">. . A despatch from Washington, of the 13th, announces that despatches had that day been received hythe State 'De- partment from Chief Justice Eqhols, of Utah, dated at '< Qatnp on Sweet Water, 21 miles east of South Pass,Oetober the 13th, 1857." ' Judge Echols says, "An'express has just arrived from Green River, and, reports that on the night of the 5th of October, a train of ,26 waggons was captured by the Mor- mon- 25 miles from the Pacific Spring. At the same time two other trains were taken near the Groen.-River, in all 7S waggons apel lqading, The Mormons siid they had 7Û0 men there, and 1500 more at Salt Lake City. , Colonel Alex- ander is encamped at Hams Fort, 30 miles...

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Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 15 February 1858

Steam Pleasure Tiip 'to New Koifolk. m»L fivojrt^ iteamrr " MONARCH ' \ - w11, ( weither pernittni) ) make a ' PLEAbUhfc LXClilt&.ON to M-W NuR FOLK, un MONDAY 15iU instant, le vin, the Old Wharf at half1 past ten, a. in , and Hew Norfolk at 4 p rn A Qnaàr tie Sand la tilttnihncr. TuAetafürUred.F- 5s Children-a« 61 IimtiEXL St Wiíí OH Wharf, 13th February, ln57 Í 8.-The M match will leave New Nor* folk on Monda) the 15tii iusihui atluíf past T a £n , mid will not resume tier regular trip» until Tuesday afternoon, le i\inT Ho bartTown at the usual nour of Inlf Cast three p m. Ï54 fl5 HOBART TOWN and LAUNCESTON Marino Insurance Company Capital £63,600.1 ctioli«lied 1S36. Office, Stout Bufldcngs, Hobart Tonn Dire«toi»->-*,slun Mormon, Wilh-lfn Croalr). Henry Hopkins, J homas Giblin, John Foster. Manager-Thomas Macdowell Acecu itant-Michael Evana. Solicitor-lohn Dobsop Surjiejor-Andrew Haig Agent at Lauricostoa-Tam«ä fêter* -«surveyor-»W. Henmkcr. Ag£Ht at Melbourne-Downing G...

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THE MERCURY [PUBLISHED DAILY.] MONDAY, FEB. 15, 1858. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 15 February 1858

THE MERCURY frUBLlíjIIEl) DAILY. 1 'i" MONDAY, FEB. 15, 1858. t1az Act of 1819 placed the Bank ol England under tho strictest obligation to pay coin on demand for it3 notes ; but it left to the responsibility of the directors the duty of judging bow much bullion it waa necessary to maintain in 'order to enable them to pay whatever notes wcro presented. Under that Act no bank note waa ever refused pay- ment. Convertibility was always main- tained. The Act of 1814 maintains the principle of that of 1819, so far as con- vertibility is concerned ; but in place of leaviugit to the res\ onsibility of the, directors, with whom alone tho manage- ment rests, and who alone, therefore, can judge from day to day of the course it ia wisest and safest to lake, the Act itself places an arbitrary limit upon tho amount which shall be issued on secu- rities, and, consequently, upon the minimum amount of bullion which it is necessary to hold nt any one time. The 'Act of 1819 proceeded upon the princi-...

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