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[BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH.] MOUNT NELSON. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 25 August 1860

[BY ELECTItrC TELEGRAPH.] MOUNT NELSON. August 24.-Wind N" fresh. Bar. . 80.55. Therm. 54.

Publication Title: Mercury, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Tas, Australia
PARLIAMENT OF TASMANIA. HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY. FRIDAY, AUGUST 24TH, 1860. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 25 August 1860

PABLÏAMENT OF TASAÍÍÍÍ; HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY. ? FBIDAY, AUGUST 24TH, 1860. THE SPEAKER took the chair at 4 p.m. PETITIONS. Mr. MEREDITH presented a petition from ten persons at Prossers Plains and Triabunna, praying for the preservation of kangaroo. NOTICES OP MOTION. Mr. HOUGHTON to move that the hon. tho Treasurer do lay on the table of the House the Schedule of Tenders received under advertisement from the Director of Public "Works for maintaining and keeping the main line of road iu repair during tho current year j with all letters of complaint from parties whose tenders were rejected, and the grounds of such rejection; also, the report of a Board of enquiry appointed to investigate the mat- ters pertaining to such rejection, with the evidence taken before the Board; also, tho petition of Andrew Heavey to His Excellency the Governor complaining of the rejection of his tender and other mattera, and all minutes and replies referring thereto. (Tuesday.) Mr. MILLEU to ask the Attorney-...

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MINISTERS IN PARLIAMENT. TO THE EDITOR OF THE MERCURY. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 25 August 1860

MINISTERS IN PARLIAMENT. TO TUE EDITOR Ol' TltE MERCURY. SIR -Learned editor-, do not usually hi o to in soi t comments on then own stuctuie*? andtheie foiolmust nppoil tojoui geneiosity and love of fan play to allow mo to coueet youi nu»appiohon -.*.- «ï j- ic min,, -x i CUL M tor jnnw k11 gnnd as to publish j o te idaj Mj lefoience tluou0hout wa» to moial not legal qualification Piiliuneiit can if it ideases enact a manual of diwuitj, 01 pass losolutious on points of dogmatic theology, it has the legal powei todo so but its moi ù Lompeleucy foi such a task may bo fully questioned Uio point on which in mj supposed case it would have to decide is oin. of tin, moat conti 01 eitel and diüicult questions in theolog} Ai e holy 01 dei s in dissoluble i Is tin. dogma ti uo-once i nnuistei always a niimstoi ? Is tho man a liiinistei who occasionally pie iches to u congicgation * Doubtless Pailminent is log dly competent to give au ans« ci to any of these questions as the constitution non s...

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EVENING SITTING. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 25 August 1860

lIVliNING SITTING. Mr. CiUEGSON moved that tho oHloes oftfti pondiary Magistralen bo abolished throughout tho island v.it'i t.iio exceptions ol' Hobart Town, Laun- ceston, and tho 11 non District and faiiiet that ho had long held tho opinion, indeed nineo tho cessation of Trauspoi talion, that Stipendiary Magistrales mi|(h(i and should bo disnonsod with mid ihoir duties bo tali, Ui ilio unpaid, elliss ol' J us HOON, At that time thoro wore ho behoved Stipendiary Magistrates at 11 oost 10 the colony of about .£3100. Ho did not oay it oll'ousively, but (tho' ho wcidd, 110L enll them toola qf'*lio ministry or spies) thoro could bo 110 doubt tliëy were viovved with suspicion aud distrust by tho colony and there vrnij «refttdishiolluatlonontlieFavt of the unpaid ta associate with the paid magistrates. The existence of paid magistrates moreover tended to cheek the development of Municipal Institutions. To show that they might be done away with he would cito the case of New Norfolk which d...

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GENERAL HOLIDAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 25 August 1860

GENERAI, HOLIDAY. WE are very glad to announce that the Govern- ment has proclaimed Monday next, the anniver- sary of the birth of His Hoyal nighuess the PitiNCE CONSORT, to be a general holiday throughout the Colony. The following notice wus ¡oouo.i yociprdav from the Government Printing Office as a Gazelle Extraordinary . Colonial ¡Secretary's Office. 24th August, 18C0. The Governor has been pleased to direct, that Monday next, the 97th instant, shall be ob served as a General Holiday in the Public Offices throughout the Colony, in commemora- tion of the Birthday of His Royal Highness the Princn finninrt By His Excellency's Command, WILLIAM HENTY.

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MAXWELL MILLER. TO THE EDITOR OF THE MERCURY. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 25 August 1860

MAXWELL MILLEE. TO THE EDITOB OP THE MERCURY. SIR,-Mr. Maxwell Miller being now pretty well used up-has nothing better to do than bring forward a " motion" respecting Mr. Crookes, Member for Launceston. Perhaps he will allow me to inform bim that James Heald, Esq., of Manchester, and James Wood, Esq., also ol' Manchester, were Wesleyau Local Preachers, and Members of the British Par- liament, both, and at the same time, for years. If he wishes it, I can name others. I consider it a deliberate insult to every Wcsleyan in the Island. I am, Sir, A WESLEYAN WHO LITTLE EXPECTED SUCH A " MOTION" FROM MAXWELL MILLEE.

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MAXWELL MILLER. TO THE EDITOR OF THE MERCURY. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 25 August 1860

MAXWELL MILLER. TO THE EDITOB OP THE MERCURY. SIR,-Mr. Maxwell Miller being now pretty well used up-has nothing better to do tlinn bring forward a " motion" respecting Mr. Crookes, Member for Launceston. Perhaps he will allow mo to inform him that James Heald, Esq., of Manchester, and James Wood, Esq., also of Manchester, wore Wesleyan Local Preachers, and Members of the British Par- liament, both, and at the same time, for years. If ho wishes it, I can name others. I consider it a deliberate insult to every Wesleyan in the Island. I am, SU-, A WESLEYAN WHO LITTLE EXPECTED SUCH A " MOTION" FROM MAXWELL MILLEPv.

Publication Title: Mercury, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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PARLIAMENT OF TASMANIA. HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY. FRIDAY, AUGUST 24TH, 1860. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 25 August 1860

[PABLIAMÍÍÑT OI^TASMAfeA, HOUSE OP ASSEMBLY. FBIDAY, AUGUST 24TH, 1860. 1 THE SPEAKER took the chair at 4 p.m. PETITIONS. Mr. MEREDITH presented a petition from ten persons at Prossers Plains and Triabunna, praying for the preservation of kangaroo. NOTICES OP MOTION. Mr. HOUGHTON to move that the hon. the Treasurer do lay on the table of the House the Schedule of Tenders received under advertisement from the Director of Public Works for maintaining and keeping the main line of rood in repair during the current year ; with all letters of complaint from parties whose tenders wero rejected, and the grounds of such rejection; also, the report of a Board of enquiry appointed to investigate the mat- ters pertaining to such rejection, with tho evidence taken before the Board; also, tho petition of Andrew Hoavey to His Excellency tho Governor complaining of the rejection of his tender and other matcers, and all minutes and replies referring thereto. (Tuesday.) Mr. MILLEU to ask the Altorney...

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MINISTERS IN PARLIAMENT. TO THE EDITOR OF THE MERCURY. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 25 August 1860

MINISTERS IN PARLIAMENT. TO THE EDITOR OP THE MEROUllV. SIB -Learned editor-, do not usually lil o to ni soit comments, on then owu stuctuies, and tbcie fore I must appeal to 3 oui geneiobity and lovo of fan play to allow me to coriect youi mi=appiohen .^- «r . *r iiieuiilii" »n Clie 1H h*i o nn vi ei n KO gnnd as to publish joitiidaj Mj lofeience thiou¿hout was lo moial not legal qualification Puhament can if it pleases onact a manual of divinity, 01 pass losoliitions on points of dogmatic theology, it has the legal powoi todo so, but its moial competency foi such a. task may bo fully questioned Hie point on which, in nij supposed case it would have to decido is one of tho mo-jt conti ov 01 ted and dilheult questions in theologj Ai o holy oideis in dissoluble t Is the dogma ti uo-onco a mmisloi alw aj s a ministoi ? Is tho man a ' niinistei who occasionally pi e iches to i eon"'i cgation i Doubtless Pailiamont ir legally competent to give au ansvvei to any of theso quostious as the...

Publication Title: Mercury, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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EVENING SITTING. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 25 August 1860

KVKNING SITTING, Mr. QEKQSQN moved that tho íiflleos of8ti pondiary Magistrates bo abolished throughout the island with tim exceptions of Hobart Town, Lami ocslou, and tho Huon District and biiid that ho had long held the opinion, indeed since tho cessation ol' Triuispot talion, that Stipendiary Magistrates might and should bo dispensed with nud^liolr dullen be lal«. Iii tlio unpaid elliss of Justices. At that timo tlioi'O woro ho beliovcd Stipendiary Magistrates at a cost to tho colony of about ¿C1I100. Ho did not say it oll'ensivcly, but (tho' ho wouli] nob pall them tools of |ho ministry or spica) there could "be 110 doubt they wore viewed with suspicion and dif>t('uf)t by, the colony and there warj weat dlsmollnatlon on the RfU't of the unpaid te associate with the paid magistrates. Theexistonoe of paid magistrates moreover tended to chook the development of Municipal Institutions. To show that they might be done away with he would cito the case of New Norfolk which district ...

Publication Title: Mercury, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Tas, Australia
POLICE OFFICE. FRIDAY 24TH AUGUST 1[?]60. BEFORE W. Tarleton Esq. P. M. W. Knight, F. A. Downing, and J. L. Tabart Esquires [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 25 August 1860

POLICE OFFICE. FRIDAY 24TH AUGUST 1860. BEFORE W. Tarleton Esq. P. M. W. Knight, F. A. Downing, and J. L. Tabart Esquires. There was neither drundard nor brawler on the sheet. LARCENY. -James Ashcroft was charged with stealing 25 lbs of lead from the top of a pump, the property of some person of persons unknown. He was remanded to the 28th instant. CLAIM FOR WAGES. - Richard Bird, Port Cygnet, claimed of Mr. William Culley of Hobart Town, the sum of £30, balance of wages at 14s. a-week. It appeared that the complainant had been left by Mr. Culley in charge of some land at Port Cygnet ; the complainant had worked the land, and put in some potatoes—; he had received money and leather on account of his wages. About 6 weeks ago he told Mr. Culley if he gave him £15 he would let the matter drop, and Mr. Culley gave him a bit of a bill, which he gave him back on Monday. The complainant further stated that   the case would have been tried by Mr. Walpole, but he could not get a...

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Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Tas, Australia
THE MERCURY. SATURDAY MORNING, AUGUST 25TH, 1860. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 25 August 1860

?THE MERCURY. SATURDAY MORNING, AUGUST 25TH, I860. IN the Houso of Assembly last evening Mr. MEREDITH presented a petition praying ibr tho adoption of somo enactment for the prevention of the destruction of Kangaroo. Several notices of motion were given. . The .COLONIAL TREASURE« stated that His EXCELLENCE had consented to tho introduction of a Bill for referring Mr. ABBOTT'S claim to arbitra- tion, when the Bill was introduced read a first and, the Standing Orders being suspended for tho pur- pose, a second time, committed, and reported to the HouBe. It was ordered to stand for its thiid reading the first on the Orders of tho Day for Tuesday. The Black Swans' Extermination 33111 was read a third timo and passed. * The nouso thou went into Committed o Supply, when Mr. CHAT-MAN moved a resolution approving of tho new contract with the P. and O. Company but objecting to tho ar- rangement by which this Colony is left to pay for the transit of tho English mail from Melbourne contrary to...

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Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 25 August 1860

  BIRTHS.           On the 24th instant, at her residence, Kelly- street, Mrs. WILLIAM HARISON, of a daughter. At Hamilton, on the 20th instant, MRS. ALFRED WARD, of a daughter. MARRIAGES. On the 23rd instant, at St. David's Cathedral, by the Lord Bishop of Tasmania, assisted by the Venerable the Archdeacon Davies, William J. CLARKE, Esq., of St. Kilda, Victoria, to MARY, second daughter of John Walker, Esq., Barrack- street, Hobart Town. DEATHS.       At his residence, the Rainbow Inn, New Town Road, On Tuesday 21st instant, Mr. Thomas Holden, aged 46 years. Friends are respectfully invited to attend his remains to the place of inter- ment on Saturday, 25th instant, at 2 o'clock. No circulars will be issued. a 25 At New Town, on the 24th instant. Mr. FRED- ERICK LOVETT, aged 39 years. As no circulars will be issued friends are respectfully informed that the Fuucral w...

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Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 25 August 1860

        B I R T H S. On the 24th instant, at her residence, Kelly- street, Mrs. WILLIAM HARRISON, of a daughter. At Hamilton, on the 20th instant, Mrs. ALFRED WARD, of a daughter. MARRIAGES. On the 23rd instant, at St. David's Cathedral, by the Lord Bishop of Tasmania, assisted by the Venerable the Archdeacon Davies, William J. CLARKE, Esq., of St. Kilda, Victoria, to MARY, second daughter of John Walker, Esq., Barrack- street, Hobart Town. DEATHS.     At his residence, the Rainbow Inn, New Town Road, on Tuesday ?????????????????????? (Thomas Holden ?????) 46 years. Friends are respectfully invited to attend his remains to the place of inter- ment on Saturday, 25th instant, at 2 o'clock. No circulars will be issued. a 25 At New Town, on the 24th instant, Mr. FRED- ERICK LOVETT, aged 39 years. As no circulars will be issued friends are respectfully informed that the Funeral will move from St. George's Churc...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 25 August 1860

PURSUANT to the proviso for that purpose -r, contained in a certain Indenture bearing " dato ; the 'fourteenth day of January and - registered the eleventh day of April one -, tüoUBjnd eight hundred and fifty-nine and made between David Gibson of Glasslough near Cleveland in Tasmania Esquire of the one part and Henry Valentine of Boss in Tasmania aforesaid Merchant of the other part.and which said Indenture was made to secure the payment hy the said Henry vallentinehisheirs execu'.oraadininislrators , or assigns to the said David Gibson or to the holder or holders thereof of certain bills j of exchange in the same Indenture set forth andinteresttherconusthereinalso mentioned ~Notice is heroby «ívcn that default hav- ing been madeyiu payment of the said bills of exchange and interest secured hythe - said Indenture the said David Gibson will i cause the land and hereditaments comprised in the '«aid Indenture to be exposed for sale by public auction by MESSRS. BELL & WESTBROOK ...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 25 August 1860

WANTED a Drayman to take charge of Horses, to whom good wages will be f[ivcn ; no one need apply.cxcept a man of sober labits ; apply at tho Hit or Miss Brewery, Hamilton. f & ta 3 w 6 ins WANTED two Female Servants, one as Cook and Laundress, tho other Housemaid, good references required. Apply to Mr. HEBBLEWHITE, 21, Morrison"street, Franklin Wharf. 25a ANTED-A COOK and A HOUSE MAID. Apply at No. 103, Davey. street. tu th s ANTED-A Man Servant BB COOK. Apply at the Blue Bells of Scotland, Murray-street. Character required. to W~ ANTED IMMEDIATELY-A Cook and Laundress; good references re- quired. Apply to Mrs. CROSBY, 101 Mac quarie-street. a 25 WANTED a respectable young person to take care of Childre and do Needle work. Apply at this office. 25a WANTED-A Female Servant, as HOUSE- MAID and LAUNDRESS. Character required. Apply to MRS. A. RHEUBEN, 132, Elizabeth-street. to Hobart Town Foundry and Saw Mai WANTED two stout active LADS, about 16 years of age as Apprentices. Iff...

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POLICE OFFICE. FRIDAY 24TH AUGUST 1360. BEFORE W. Tarleton Esq. P. M. W. Knight, F. A. Downing, and J. L. Tabart Esquires, [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 25 August 1860

POLICE Ol'TIOE. m-. FRIDAY 34ÍM AUGUST 13C0. »LPonn AV. Tarleton Esq. P. M. AV. Knight, F. A. Downing, and J. L. Tabart Esquires, Thero was neither drnndaid nor brawler on tho shoot, LAIÍCENY.-Jamo3 Ashcroft was charged with stealing 25 lbs of lead from the top of a. pump, tho property of t,omo person or persons unknown, Ho was romandod to tho 28th instant. Ci.Ajit ron AVAOKS. - Richard Bird, Port Cygnet, olaimed of Mr. AVilliam Cidley of Hobart Town, ¿ho sum of ¿£30, balance of wag03 at 14s. a-wcok. It appeared that tho complainant had beou loft by Mr. Culloy in charge of some land, at Fort Cygnet; tho C0Jiplaiue# lind worked the land, tuid put in somo potato.es-¡"lip had rcceivod money and leather on nccouht of hto vagos, About (1 weeks ago ho told Mr. Culloy If ho gavo him Ü15 ho would lot tho mattor drop, aud Mr. Culloy gavo him a bit ol' a bill, which ho gavo him back on Monday. Tho comphùiiaiil further stated that the caso would havo boen tried by Mr, AValpolo, hut ho could no...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 25 August 1860

FOB SALE. VTAVY CANVAS Dutch Drugget J|A| . Backs, 3' bushel Saw Frame complete Flour bags, lOOlbs. Woolpacks, 101b 26inand 27 in. Glass desserts French Flowers Tobacco Pipes Patent Steam Packing Drafting and Drawing Pencils Sago Unbleached Ginger Hysouskin Ten. Glass Lanthorns Europe & Calcutta Rope Soluble Spices Concentrated Vinegar Spun Yam Colemàn's Mustard, in . tins Tarpaulins Envelopes, assorted Loaf Sugar Arrowroot Manbby*B Crystal Soda Hockbi's SeidUtz White Spirits Tar Copal, Ac., Varnish Gunny Bags Paper, assorted Confection and Fall Jar, Ac. Upholsterer's Canvas Patent Groats & Capers Fireproof Safes Salad Oil Rice Tumbi eis, Wines, De- canters Cut Moons for Gas Sauces and Paste Preserved Fish Sardines, in quarter Roping ¿ Sewing Twine Piunofoi tea Coloured and Mourning Flowers Zanto Currants Congou Tea Blue Stone Castor Oil % "j Yellow, Ulbs lfilbs ¿- Green, do do, w fPink, do do ¿^Vinegar" |J fe ^s S ?Knight, Bevan, and Sturge's Portland Cement. m w s ...

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THE MERCURY. SATURDAY MORNING, AUGUST 25TH, 1860. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 25 August 1860

THE MERCURY. SATURDAY MORNING, AUGUST 25nr, I860. m IN the nouso of Assembly last evening Mr. MEREDITH presented a petition prayiug l'or tho adoption of somo enactment for the prevention of the destruction of Kangaroo. Several notices of motion wero given. Tho .COLONIAL TnEAsonnit stated that His EXCELLENCY had consented to the introduction of a, Bill for referring Mr. ABBOTT'S claim to arbitra- tion, when tho Bill was introduced read a first and, the Standing Orders being suspended for the pur- pose, a ßccond time, committed, and rcportod to tho House. It was ordered to stand for its thud reading the first on the Orders of tho Day for Tuesday. , Tho Black Swans' Extermination Pill was read a third time and passed. * Tho Houso theu went into Committed o Supply, when Mr. CHAPMAN moved a resolution approving of the now conti act with the V. and O. Company but objecting to tho ar- rangeaient by which tliis Colony is loft to pay for tho transit of tho English mail from Melbourne contrar...

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MINISTERS OF RELIGION. TO THE EDITOR OF THE MERCURY. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 25 August 1860

MINISTEES OE EELIGION. TO THE EDITOIl OP THE MEKCITRV. SIR,-Some persons have asked, " what is the meaning of tho term Minister of Eeligion ? How shoidd it bo understood in its popular sonso ?" At this period it may not bo cut of place to givo the definition of our latest Lexicographer, Web- ster, who says MINISTEE.-" One who servos at the Altar » one who performs sacerdotal duties. The pastor of a Church duly authorized or licensed to Preach the Gospel and administer the Sacrament." Tours obediently, I. S.

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