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SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Mercury — 8 April 1857
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. April 7th. Cantero, barque, 311, Waters, Mau rius, 18th February, cargo of sugsr. Cabin-Mrs. Walters and'child. Mail)'! package, 5 louse let- ter. Agents, Tondeur Leinpriere & Co. ENTERED OUT. April 6-Barque Matador, 250 tons. W. L'nd say, for Newcastle, N. S. W. April 7th.-City of Hobait,'T. S. N. steamer, 363, Bentley, Melbourne. Cabin-Messrs. Maning, Pigott, McKenn Buchanan, H. W. Palmer, W. Bowen, J.M. Gould, I3.P, Sayward, Captain and Mrs, McLean, Mr. and Mrs, Giblin 3 children and servant, Mrs. V, Giblin, Mrs. R. Giblin, Mr. and Mrs. Patrick Turnbull and servant, Dr. and Mrs. Crowther, Mr. and Mrs. Tasker and child, Mrs. Abbot, Mrs. Jciyiss and servant,Mrs. G. Mayfield, Master Fletcher, Fellowe's, Misses Young and Munee : 19 steerage. DEPARTURES, April 6-Steamer Tasmania, 285 tons, J, Clinch, for Sydney ¡ pasrengers Mr. VV. N. Manning, Mrs. Manning and servant, Mr.' A. J. Hooke, Mr. Pearson, Mr Edyo Maiming, Mr A. Cox, Miss Stewoit, Miss Bedford,...
FINGAL GOLD FIELDS. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Mercury — 8 April 1857
FINGAL GOLD FIELDS. Nuwnen of persons engaged during the week 19. Amount of gold obtained 8J ounces. The heavy and continued rain which fell in the early part of the week prevented the parties from workingjand has also offered interruption from hav- ing raised the creek. The quantity of gold found in the vicinity of the Nook during the past 12 months must be of nearly if not more than the value of £1000; and } et it has boen raised from an area not exceeding one mile iu extent along the side of Major's creek, for the poition obtained in its vicinity or Peter's creek was not considerable. This fact proves that not only there is gold in liberal quantity near the affluents of the South Esk River, and that suitable means and appliances in materials and men arc alone wanting to find the gold in such quantity as to be limply remunerative, but suggests the proba- bility that the gold now found in the vicinity of Launceston on the bank of the South Esk has its source in the afducnts of the ...
DUNROBIN BRIDGE. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Mercury — 8 April 1857
DUNROBIN BRIDGE. This bridge is now so far completed that horses and carts can cross it. "Denison's Folly" will &nbsp; be one of the finest and most useful bridges in Tasmania, leading as it does to the beautiful and rich valley of the Florentine, which in the course of a very few years will rival St. Paul's Plains in its Dairies. The road to Dunrobin passes through one of the finest and worst-managed Estates in the Island, belonging to an Absentee proprietor. PAINFUL FACT. The Returning Officer of the Cumberland Electoral District informs us that he has had to remove the names of only seven persons from the Roll, as having died within the last six months, and on six of these persons he has sat as Coroner, their deaths having been sudden or violent.
COUNTRY DISTRICTS. (From our own Correspondent.) HAMILTON.—WEDNESDAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Mercury — 8 April 1857
COUNTRY DISTRICTS. (From our own Correspondent.) HAMILTON.-W EDNESDAY. The Quarter 'Sessions were held on Wednesday I last, the following Magistrates being present : - U.M. Hull Esquire, Deputy Chairman; W. J. I Clnike Esq.,-J.P., nnl J. F. Walker Esq., J.P. There wore no cases for trial at the Sessions, and-' no appeals. The Rules and . Regulations of "the- ' House of Correction were settled and the -visiting .Magistrates appointed. At the Police Office two drunkards were fined 20s each, ope man fined 5s for obscene language, two persons fined 203 each for furiously riding in the stieet», and one man fined 30s. under the Masters and Servants Act. Mr. Stracy was charged willi running the Ouse Bridge conveyance without a License, but the case was dismissed, as was also n man found in Mr. Bromley's stable, 'flic Dun- robin Bridge men having been paid off, eight of them were each fined 20s. for drunkenness.
OUSE BRIDGE. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Mercury — 8 April 1857
OUSE BRIDGE. The Policeman Btationed here, having saved a little money, has expended £20 of it in rebuilding the Government Hut, which wa3 burnt down in October last. One of the piers of the bridge is damaged by the late flood, and a dangeroui hole exists in one end of it. The Big River is very low just now, and its coal beds stand out in strong relief on its banks.'
AGENTS FOR THIS JOURNAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Mercury — 8 April 1857
AQEKTS FOB TSÍS JOURNAL. Robarían.Mr. Lawrance Elizabeth-street ,.George Burt, Liverpool-street Kangaroo Point ..,.,..,.¡.Mr Leak¡ Launceston, Carrick, Westbury, Perth, Evandale, and Longford." Mr G Stewart Oreen Ponds. Mr Speed FraiMin.and tlte Huon . Mr Oreig Sorell, Pitaater and Forcett . ' Mr ISettctl Melbourne, Victoria .Messrs. Gordon and Gotch London, Ireland, Scotland .Messrs P- Algar Liverpovi and Hie Isle of Man .Messrs Wilmer
THEATRE ROYAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Mercury — 8 April 1857
THEATRIC ROYAL. The appropriation of the proceeds of Dramatic | entertainments to the purposes of dimity and Be, ncvolence, has always recoived the warmest sym- pathy and support of tim public; and the atten- dance this evening, in aid of the Widowb' mid Orphans', Fund of the. Ancient und I. O. O. F. wil', we coidially anticipate, prove no exception to the rule, the Les3ee having geueioiiily awarded the proceeds to this Inudahlo .purpoie. That the numerous Brethren in this City will p.itronixs the performances, we ueeil not doubt, nor that the public will, also, do so, especially, when it ii con sidcred, that tho object in vio>v ¡3 so truly, and so extensively benevolent. The entertainments, se- lected for the occasion are sufiiciently attractive, without any other cause, to collect a numerous audience, and we hope to seo the Royal " crowded to the brim."
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Mercury — 8 April 1857
JN*r \9tmn Race» 1 857. !iynStt tto Patronago of His Excellency Sir Henry « Edward Fox Young. './To Start each day at Í2 o'clock, precisely. '. " STEWARDS: I Colonel Percival, 12th Regiment. ' /ames Lord, Ksiiuirc Dr. Butler, M. Hf. A. Thomas Vf. Field, Esquire. TneAsoitEii. Thomas Y. Lowe?, Esqu're, M. L. C ÍUDOB: ' Robert FitzGeraldj Esquire. CÏérk of rfie Course, J. Edington, Esq. WEDNESDAY, THURSDAY, AN» FRIDAY, lWy 16th, and 17th, APRIL, 1857. rfásf DAY, WEDNESDAY, 15th APRIL MAIßhtf PLATE, ' Of M éov» for horses that have never won public monty ; two mile beats ; Town Plate" weights ; «Mraactv 3 sovs. THE TOWN PLATE, Of tOO «ovs for all age« ; 3 years o'd, 7st 121b* i . 4 year« old, 8st 121bs ; 6 years old« oat 51bs ; 6 .B4 aged, »st 1 Ölt».--Entrance, 5 sovs. Heat«, twice round the courte. TAVERN PLATE, Of 40sovs for all ages ; 3 years old, fist -libs ; 4 tieft old, Ost ¿lbs ;' 5 years old, 1 Oit ; 6 aird aged, bit dibs. Entrance, 2 sovs. Heats, once round «M s distance. BREW...
MAURITIUS. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Mercury — 8 April 1857
MAURITIUS. By the Cantero we have papers from the Mauri- tius to the 7tb February. The chief news relates to the interdict laid upon the immigration of Coo- lies from the East Indies to Port Louis, which had dieted strong marks of dissatisfaction. A planter from the island bad been collecting Coolies at Madras, and had intercepted their departure for the West Indies- The emigration agenta at Port Louis had protested against this proceeding, and Mr. Labouchere had, in consequence, addressed the following despatch to the authorities at the i Mauritius : It is impossible for. me to allow a competition so mischievous to all British interests concerned, and I trust to the Mauritius Government for taking the necessary steps for putting an end to it. If this be found impracticable, it will be necessary to prohibit absolutely nil immigration to Mauritius during the half year allotted to the West Indies, from Septem- ber to March inclusively; or to take some other effectual measures for secu...
LAW INTELLIGENCE. QUARTER SESSIONS—MONDAY. Before Joseph Hone Esq, Chairman, H Hull, William Carier, and R W Fenwick Esquires. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Mercury — 8 April 1857
LAW INTELLIGENCE. QUARTER SESSIONS-MONDAY. Before Joseph Uono Esq, Chairman, II Bull, William Cuter, and R W Fenwick Esquires, Tho prosecutions wore conducted by Mr W I. Dobson, Croira Solicitor! Tho names of tho jurors having been called over and the prisoner» oight in number having been arraigned, a short delay ensued from the absence of the Magistrates, who had been summoned to attend; Mr Carter However having boon sent for took lils seat, and tho business proceeded. The Magistraten BummonedweroMossrs Rowcroft, J Forstor, R W Fenwick, R lewis, W Carter, and James Murdoch. Mr Fenwick during tho progress of the first trial, also took his scat on the Beach. MARY TINDALL pleaded guilty to^steallng ono coat, ofthe value of £5 and othor articles of wearing apparel, the property of her master Mr Nigel Gresley. SAMUEL HART was charged with assaulting on the 25th of February, ono William Glydo, with Mntcnt to steal his monks. The prosecutor a gardener residing noar Bridgewater, stated tha...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Mercury — 8 April 1857
1 /.UüLläilEi* Bï AUTHOlilTÏ. ACCOUNTANT OF STORES OFFICE , . _ 27th March, 1857. nrEÎUP^RS wî" ,,e T(,ee'*cd by me until noon on I /Thursday, the 9th April, for the conveyance of lunatics from Hobart Town to New Norfolk Asylum, from the date of contract to the 31st of March, 1858. The conveyance must be by cover- ed Van.which must beptovided by the Contractor. J FORSTER, Accountant of Stores. ACCOUNTANT OF STORES' OFFICE. 26th March, 1857. Î ENDERS will be received at this Office until 12 o'clock noon on Ttmrsday.the 9th of April, the supply ol the under-memioned Articles, in Hobart Town, lo the several Departments of the ' Colonial Government, at such times and placeB between the date TJI contract and the 30th of June nujjt al mav be required :- | CLOTHING. ¡Braces, webb, worsted, 100 pairs. .Buttons, brace, bone, 30 dozen. Ditto, jacket, ditto, 30 ditto. Calico, unbleached, yard wide, 86 yards. ?Cloth, cotton, Horrocks, long, SO yards. Ditto, woollen, tweed, grey, 100 yards. Ditt...
THE MERCURY. Published Monday, Wednesday & Friday WEDNESDAY MORNING, APRIL, 8 1857. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Mercury — 8 April 1857
THE MERCURY. Publíslieg íHontan, fflHrtiitesoau & jjtioao WEDNESDAY MORNING, APRIL, 8 1857. A very serious difficulty has arisen by tho re- fusal of tho Legislative Council to pass several of tho votes in the Estimates, nor can wo seo clearly how it is to bo overcome. Our readers are aware that that body put forth a claim to tho right of dealing with the Estimates item by item, after they had passed through the fiery ordeal of the House of Assembly, and that tho Council grounded that olaiin upon tho ambigui ty of the Constitutional Act. That Act provides that all Money Bills' shall be initiated in the Lower House only ; whilst it maintains a deep, and somewhat portentous silence as to thoir succeeding career and ulti- mate destiny. The right of tho Legislative Council, therefore, is founded on the absence of any positivo instructions upon tho matter ; and because tho Act does not expressly pro- hibit that body from dealing with the Estimates, it assumes that the right claime...
PARLIAMENTARY INTELLIGENCE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL.—MONDAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Mercury — 8 April 1857
PARLIAMENTARY INTELLIGENCE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL.-MONDAY. Tho President took the chair at five liilnutcs past 4 o'clock. *?' NOTICE OF MOTION^ Mr HENTY gave notice, that when the repoit of the Appiopriation Bill was brought up, he should move that the Bill be recommitted, for the purpose of reconsidering clauses 12 and 13. MESSAGE. ,' The COLONIALTREASURERand Mr Miller brought up the Bill to authorize loans for Public Works. ALIENATION OF CROWN LANDS. Mr KNIGHT pursuant to nonce, aaked Mr. Wedge under what law or authority any Lands have been alienated by the Crown since the Aust- ralian Land Sales Repeal Act came into operation in this Colony ; also, under what regulations, or urider what orders from the Secretary of State? Mr WEDGE replied, that the lands were MU under the 5th of Victoria ; with respect to the prie* he had not yet had time to make enquiry, but ¡f the hon. Member wished for it, he, Mr Wedge,wou}& obtain the necessary information. Mr KNIGHT said, he wished to ...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Mercury — 8 April 1857
t Steam to and from New Norfolk THE favourite steamer MONARCH leaves New NorfolkDAILYat8a.nl, Bridgewater «t O fein., and Rest Down at 10 a.m, arriving in town about halt-past 10 o'clock; and returns to NeV Norfolk, leaving the Old Wharf, at 3 p.m. daily , ' 1 V AKES, 1 Saloon. Fora cahin To or from New Norfolk 5B 4S Bridgewater and Compton 3s 2» Rest Down .\\..l. 2s LOMREIL & WISE, Proprietors «?.All consignments and orders from the cou» try punctually and faithfully attended to. The Eagle Eúne of Packets THE LIVERPOOL AUSTRALIAN NA. VIGATION COMPANY'S THE GREAT BRITAIN, ? ," 3500 tons, SOO liorse-pow er, t ,' JOHN GRAY, ESQ. COMMANDER, , ,Will be dispatched for Liverpool. EARLY IN MARCH. ' For freight or passage apply to Messrs BRIGHT BROS. Melbourne ; or to > 1 " ' Vt. 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 with her Maj...
BOTHWELL.—FRIDAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Mercury — 8 April 1857
BOTHWELL.-FRIDAY. Ann Shipley was fined £5 by the Police Magis- &nbsp; trate for drunkenness, this being her fourth offence within this last month or so. She had been sent into the Township with £9, to pay into the District Savings Bank, but she had liquidated the best portion of the amount. P. Whaling was fined £3 for drunkenness, his fourth offence. Aaron Patient was fully committed for trial at the next Quarter Sessions for assaulting and wounding Henry Colbeck. The wound was severe, and in the ab- sence of any Medical man within 20 miles of Bothwell the Chief Constable dressed it. CORONER'S INQUEST.-An Inquest was held on Saturday, before Hugh Hull Esq., Coroner, at the house and on the body of Mr. James Ward, a farmer residing nt Calton Hill. Some evidence was taken, including that of the Surgeon who had made a Postmortem examination of the body, and the Inquest was adjourned till Saturday, 11 th inst. for the purpose of receiving additional evidence. Death appeared to ...
LOCAL INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Mercury — 8 April 1857
LOCAL INTELLIGENCE. Mr. CHOWN Sowcrron DOBSON.-This gentleman, for the fir-t time in Hobart Town, conducted the Crown prosecutions at the Qimi tei Sessions on Monday.' Wo had pievloualy heaid of the able manner in which this bnihiejs bad been managed at Oatlands,! nd weie pleased to find our information corroborated hy our own observation, and the more so, as Mr. Dobson, although not native bom, is nu'ivo hied, and will, we have no doubt,-prove a beneficial addition to our Colon ia Bar. GAS IN TUB LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. On Monday night the chamber and passages ofthe Legislative Council weic lighted with gab, and, lor the first tiree, publicly. Tue result «as peileetly successiul. although, when, on full pressure, the light was almost too powerful, white the lushing sound of the gas occasionally oveipawcied the voices of the speakers. The effect, on the whole, was very brilliant, SUN LIGHT.-The Sun Light which has beep, placed in the Inn tem of the boase of Assem- bly was lit on Monday...
QUARTER SESSIONS.—WEDNESDAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Mercury — 10 April 1857
QUARTER SESSIONS.-WEDNESDAY. Before Joseph lloiio Esij, Chntrnun, anil F, A, Bowning Esq. The Court sat this-morning, by adjournment at half-past ten o'clock, for the purpose of sentencing the prisoners. Samuel Hart, assault with intent to rob, IO years penal servitude. Mary Tindal, who pleaded guilty to steal- ing wealing appatol from hor Mastor, Mr. N. Gresley, 6 years penal servitude. John Burridge, assault, l8 month's im- prisonment with hard labor. * David Johnson, stealing monies, the property of his Mastor, 3 months' imprison- ment with hard labor. George Smith, feloniously receiving Kan- garoo skins, 2 years imprisonment with hard .> labor. Mary Boyle, stealing from tho porson, 2 years imprisonment with hard labor. Mary Olutpman, illegally pawning, 2 months imprisonment with hurd labor. The Court was then adjourned till Thursday the 16th instant, at ten o'clock.
POLICE INTELLIGENGE. WEDNESDAY. Before R. W. Fenwick Esq. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Mercury — 10 April 1857
POLICE INTELLIGENGE. WEDNESDAY. - \ _ E Before R. W. Fenwick Esq. J* Night Charges.-Mr. Fenwick disposed of the night charges before 10 o'clock. Five drunkards were fined twenty shillings each, one was fined forty shillings, and one eighty shillings, or in de- fault, the usual alternative. One for disturbing the Peace was fined five shillings* Mary Ann Mc'Gee for being out after hours was sentenced to six days imprisonment, Assault and Robbery.-Mary Todd said to have been implicated in the Assault and Robbery on Mrs Davis of the York Tavern was discharged in consequence of the contradictory nature of the evidence" given by the Prosecutor in the case against Mary Hawkins and Mary Connell. Assault and Bobbery.-Two females named Mary Hawkins and Mary Connell were charged with as- saulting and robbing Mary Ann Davis of the York Tavern Brisbane-street. The prosecutor stated that she was sitting in the parlour when the priso- ners came in,and,without any provocation assaulted her-knocked ...
HOBART TOWN PRICE CURRENT Corrected up to five o'clook on Thursday Evening last [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Mercury — 10 April 1857
HOBART TOWN PRICE CURRENT Corrected «p to five o'clook on Thursday Evening last ALE $ BEEB-(whoUale) AU, Bass's No 2 per doz iO 15s Od Worthington and Robinson's No 3 per hkd 02 0« Od Alsopp's No 3, per hhd 29 0* Od Ditto pale East India per hhd 29 Si Od io lu 10» I >d Other brands per hhd IS 10« Od to IO Ahopp's per dozen 11« Gd to II« Cd Byass'» II« Od to 11« Gd Duckworth's 11s Od to 11« Bd Bryant and Davis's 12« Od lo IS« Od Marzetti's 11« Od to 11« Od Hibbert's 10« Od lo 10« Od Other bottlers.i is to 12«. Porter, Barclay's, per Mid V¡ 5s 0 lo 17 10« Elliott and Watney's per Mid IO 0« Od to 27 0« Oilier brands IO 10» Od to li 0» Od Trueman's X per hltd 26 5s Od to 16 5s Od Trueman's XX per Mid lb 10« 0(2 to IO 15« 0(2 Taylors' stout per hhd H 0« Od to 17 10« Od Byass's quarts per dot 12« Od lo Vis 0(2 Whitbread's stout per doz 12« Od to 12« 0(2 Marzeth's porter per doz Us Od lo 12s Bruant and Davit's per doz ils Odio 11« 0(2 Other bottlers per doz Ms 0(2 to 11« 7(2 BOOT'S ^ SH...
LAST NIGHT'S DEBATE. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Mercury — 10 April 1857
LAST NIGHT'S DEBATE. Bl" the advice of Mr. Gregson, as will bo teen in another column, His Excellency has de- clined authorising the payment of the salaries for January, February, and March, thus de- nying the prayer of both Houses of Parlia- ment. The Governor is not to blame. &lt; His Etcpllency has shewn the people's ltepresen tatives that he was ashamed ofthe duty work he was called upon to do. And well he might be ! To assert, as Mr. Gregson does, that an Address from both Houses of Parliament, sanctioned by the Governor, was not a legal authority, is false,., as every Lawyer in the House maintained. Such s statement is shallow, transparent, and contemptible. Where aie all Mr.Grcgson's protestations now ? Where his solicitude for the unpaid Clerks ¿ow ? He has plenty ol money in the ehest ; the_J?ailiament has ¡riven^him authority^ to pay, yet what does he do ? He advises the Governor to refuse! "If," saya he, "the Clerks were dying in the streets of hunger, if they wer...