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OBSTRUCTION IN THE HOUSE OF LORDS. (TIMES 19TH JUNE.) [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 27 August 1860
OBSTRUCTION IN THE HOUSE OF I LORDS. (TIMES 19TH JONE.) The Lords, who have done the nation good servico lately, cannot give up the use of the stop' cock. The dust of Alexander, ero this, we are told, may have stopped a bunghole ; and the successors of the Norman Barons now delight to impede tho natural flow of legislation. Of course if it were successful, and if the gap closed for ever when the Senate jumped into it, we could not sufficiently prnise their forethought and do« termination. But tho result is an alternate stoppage and explosion. The Lords generally do only the part of a frost, which both stops the pipe and bursts it, to the immense inconvenience of the household. At last a thaw comes, and about G in the morning, when all the people are deep in their second sleep, they dream, liko Clarence, that they are at the bottom of the ocean.and find tho staircase acascado.the drawing-1 room a showcrbath, and the kitchen a foot deep in water. Of course, not a plumber is there to b...
THE INSURRECTION IN NEW ZEALAND. [FROM THE TIMES, 16TH JUNE.] [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 27 August 1860
THE INSURRECTION IN NEW ZEALAND. [FROM THE TIMES, 16TH JUNE.] Nobody can be surprised at the sensation created by the report of the insurrection in New Zealand. It is not merely that a successful and promising settlement is menaced with injury, but a great political question is opened for practical solution exactly at the moment that it had been proposed for theoretical debate. How should the military defence of our colonies be conducted ? That is the inquiry which has recently occupied the attention of statesmen, and now, at the very nick of time, comes a colonial war, demanding, no doubt, all our vigi- lance and activity, but inviting also our acutest observation and most impartial judg- ment. The experience of this occasion, if judiciously employed, may do more to resolve the problem before us than twenty years of conjecture and discussion. The position uf the settlers in New Zealand, as regards advantage and disadvantage in this peculiar respect, is not unevenly balanced. The na...
NOTICE TO CORRESPONDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 27 August 1860
NOTICE TO CORIIESI'ONVENTS. The letter of h is inadmissible. Our columns are always open to toiiperafc criticisms on the conduct of our public men, and reasonable strictures on the pro ? ccedings and decisions of parliament. Hut whilst w13 systematically refrain, ourselves, from the use of the language of mere invective we cannot allow our correspondents to indulge in - iiidiscrinn'iiafc imputa- tions of corrupt and dishonest motives. We dare say the gentlemen who have fallen under his severe dis- pleasure arc quite as conscientious in their views on the Stale Aid question as H himself. We have received several letters commenting upon our articles on the Report of the Commission on SK l ycrior Education, some of which will appear to-mor- row. Mr. M. Miller's letter and others must also stand over till to-morrow.
MINISTERS OF RELIGION. TO THE EDITOR OF THE MERCURY. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 27 August 1860
MINISTERS OP RELIGION. TO THE EDITOB OP THE MERCünY. Sin,-I shall feel gieafcly obliged if you will allow me.thiough tho medium of The Mcrcw ¡/,to offei the following obseivations on the position of Wesleyan Local Pi each« 3 as distinguished fiom that of Ministeis - "1st 'Wesleyan Mnnsteis aro Boloinnly and publicly oi'daracd, by imposition of hands, to the oilice of tho Miiiistty Local Pieaelieis ato not oíd lined " 2nd At then oidmation, Candidates foi tho Mimstiy h ive to make a holemn dcchu atiou that they aie mwaidly moved by tbo Hoi} G'lOattotil 0 upon them the oflico ol the Mmisti} Locil Pieachois ha» o not to milo au j sueli dcclaiation " 3ul Muiistois uo appointed to the pasloial chingo ol Cüii^i égalions Loe il Ptcachcis have no such (liai ge " 4til MiniscoiB nie chmgod with the cxeici»o of lUlMinisteual luncüoiis, Oo, foi example, the ad miuistiation of the Oidinaucos of Baptism and the Loi d s Stippet -tho admission of candidates into Cl1u1J1Mcmb1.1-.l11p-the niatnten HI...
SHIPPING. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 27 August 1860
s H i p p i N a;o ;.,., AEBIVED. August 25 -North &lir, ling, 113 tons, AHd, from Melbourne, the lath instant, with sheep and snndnc3 Agent, Dall Passenger-Cabin-Mr Rowe August 25 -B Umoral, bchooncr, 100 tons, King, from Newcastle, Kew South Walts, the 15th inst, with coola Agent-King August 25 -Urania, schoonti, 101 tons, Dodd, from Melbourne, the 10th instant, with sheep Agents-A &. A, Butlti August 23-Mocquoiie, schooner, 120 toni, Graves, from Poit Albert, the 21st instant, » ith cattle Agents-Guerdon &. Co COASTEES INWAKOH. August 25-Kivoi Chief, fiom the DJuon, with potatoes, Piydt, Huon, tunbti and xxitatocs, Caledonia, Huon, Umbel, William and Mutha Huon, lunbci and plauling. Lucy, Tluee Hut Point, tuubei, Allison, I itlj s Bay, tun bei n 1 palings CLEARED OUT August 25 -Echpo , Hchoonei, 100 tour Cibler, for Port Albert, wil It «milnes POSMÏII^ ixu age-J. Tomlj, T . . n in, AY Matt f SAILED. August 25 -&woi elfish, for Adelaide August 20 -Ec...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 27 August 1860
Steam to Melbourne. Betarn Tickets. Return Tickets. THE T. 8. N. Company's , Steamship " CITY OP HOBART," Alfred Darby, Commander, ^_^,^_- wUl leave for MELBOURNE, on WEDNESDAY, the 5tli September, at three p.m. FABES. £ 8. d. Return Tickets, available for two months or four voyagea... 12 10 0 Single Passage, Saloon. 7 0 0 Single Passage, Steerage. 3 10 0 Children under 12 years of ape in pro» portion. BENJ. M. CUNNINGHAM, Manager, T.S.N. Co Franklin Wharf, . Alignât 24tb, 1860. Direct and Nearest Route to the Snowy River Gold Fields. Steam to Sydney, via Twofold Bay. THE T.S.N.Co*s'>8téanv ship "TASMANIA," J. Clinch, commander, will leave for the above ports on or about SATURDAY, the 1st September, at noon. FABES TO TWOFOLD BAÏ, The nearest Port to tho Diggings. Saloon . £7 7 0 Steerage. 3 10 0 Children under 12 years of age in proportion. BENJ. M. CUNNINGHAM, Manager T. S. N. Co. Franklin Wharf, August 24th, 1860. Steam to Melbourne. The Launceston & Melbourne "N" Steam...
MANING AND ANOTHER v. CROWTHER TO THE EDITOR OF THE MERCURY. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 27 August 1860
MANING AND ANOTHER v. CROWTHER TO THE EDITOR OF THE MERCURY. &nbsp; &nbsp; Sir,-Perceiving in the report of the arguments for a new trial in the case of of Maning and Another v. Crowther that Mr. Pybus is mentioned as Overseer at Little Oyster Cove, and as this is cal- culated to convey a wrong impression as to his real position, I beg to state that although Manager, that gentleman has an interest in the establishment with myself. I am, Sir, Yours sincerely, William Lodek Crowther Albert Terrace, August 23th, 1860.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 28 August 1860
Three Guineas Reward. HEREAS two Turkey Hens, one trroy and tho other yellow tho latter with yery short legs were stolen from my promises at an early hour this morning, I hereby offer the above reward to any person who may_ give such information tis shall lead to tho conviction of the offenders. W. NAJEN, New Town. Monday, 27th August. 3 a To Let. EOUR BRICK COTTAGES in Joraey-Btrcet, within a few yards of tho Toll Gate, Sandy Bay, Rent, 5s. pcrwook each. Apply to JAMES BELLAMEY, King-street. ALSO Seven-roomed Houso near the Watch-house, a garden, and water laid on. Rent low. Apply, to JAMES BELLAMEY, King street, Sandy Bay. tu th a Public Found, Falmouth. IMPOUNDED by Dnncan M'Intyre, Esq., of Glencoe, Falmouth, on the 21th August, 1860. One rod and while Cow, near ear swallowed, star on forehead, off hind leg all whito, off fore and near hind legs white, about tho feet small white mark, close under the head on the throat no brand. No damage claimed. Poundage fees food and water, 9...
MISCELLANEOUS SHIPPING. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 28 August 1860
MISCELLANEOUS SHIPPING. The Wild Wave, Bchooiici, Captain A B .Smith, from Melbourne, thciJid mbtiint letuiiiedtopoifc yesteiday e\ cniiig with sheep and sundi íes Tlio Wild Wave is a new f,choonci, built b> Mi Lucas, expiesslyfoi timbei caii}inn', md was lately en- gaged m bunging up the piles and timbei loi the completion oí the j\PwA\hail undci the Musrs Oldhiim's conti act 'J lie Wild Wa\o took a eaigo of timbei horn Mi Smith's piopul\ at Long Baj to Poit Philip foi &lt;ho election of the New A\ half at Wilhauistown, indiciums to roi t Philip with a «imilla caigo ai« oon us she Ins dischuged caigo, and lins taken ni the i emin ed quantity of timbei nt Long Boj The Goldbeelei, Captain LJOIIB, iiom Melbourne, the 24th instant, aimed heio jenteidiy eienmg with sheej) and bundnes, the biigintino having made ono of bei usual i apid pabsiijjcs Captain lyons íeports the Scotia on Sitmday of! Capo Lodi, and the 'laniai also hciice bimgiiig up at Bicheno the same altemoon llio...
A CALL UPON AUSTRALIAN ENTERPRIZE. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 28 August 1860
A CALL UPON AUSTRALIAN ENTERPRIZE. Wo take the following nom tho Shads Times (Singapoio) of the Oth June - Wo have agaui and again duccted pubhc atten- tion to tho opening offered by tho Sti aits und China for the importation ofpioyisious Just now the opportunity is a golden one, which, if tho colonists let slip, may not o"cui again foi many yeais Tho heavy demands foi tho naval and military foico m Chipa have not only exnaustcd the usual som ces of supply, but completely emptied all the suuoundmg countnes, without satisfyu g the piessm&lt;, exigen- cies of tho sei vice And as theie is now a piospect of tho wai m China lasting ovei tho cuuentjeai, thoiocan bebuthtUo doubt that steam-vessels will have to be despatched to the Austia hou colonies foi cattlo and foddoi, on a scale of which we can foi m but nu ma le pluto idea lu oiu foi mci wai s with China many of the supplies weie piocmed ft oin Calcutta, and oven the young buffaloes of Malacca weie gieedily a\adedof foi piovi...
MELBOURNE. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 28 August 1860
MELBOURNE. Tho Hu aid of tho 23i d lias the following - I In the local miiKcls to day tho usual complaint 3 of extiomo duluess piovailcd mut puces geueiallj | expeuonccd little it inj alteration In tho mail et forfloiu confidence Ins been coueideiably shalon by îecent minais although it is ^cly difficult to iwdei stand how the ttade eould have failed to anticipate that Bupi)hes would now bo coming foi. word 1 ' ' -^
TO THE EDITOR OF THE MERCURY. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 28 August 1860
TO THE EDITOR OP THE MERCURY. [ Sin,-In your leadbig article of this morning on tho snbjeefc of superior oducation, tho following paragraph occurs : " [This stj'le of reasoning] very cavalierly ig- nores the principle on which the Legislature of this Colony has deliberately acted in dealing with this groat question of education. That principio is, that whilst it is the imperative duty ot tho State to put the means of n sound elementary instruction within the reach of all clases of the community, the interests of advanced education are best pro- moted by Betting a high premium upon it in the shape of rewards. It condemns the action of all civilized governments in the world on this subject as insufficient and wrong, and assumes a principle that has boen adopted in no single country, which we have a right to look to as our exemplar." According to the above, all civilized governments proceed on the principio of providing primary education for tho ignorant, and university ex anrinations ...
SHIPPING. PORT OF HOBART TOWN. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 28 August 1860
/ SHIP PIK a. / POET OP HOBART TOWN. AEttlVEP. August 27-Goldsecker, »¡choona, W9 tons, Lyons, from Melbourne, tho 2-lth instant, with sheep and muidnos Agent, Ljous Passengers, Cabin, Mr R S Watcrhounc and Rev S "Water- house, Mr and Mrs White, Mrs Hobbs Steerage, Joseph Horton AugUHt27-Wild Wave schoonei, 70 tons, Smith, from Melbourne, the 2"îrd instant, with sheep and sundries Agent, A li ¡smith August 27 -Fljing I n-h, schoonei, 111 tons, L Lucas, from Geelong, the 24th August, m ballast Agent-Lucas August 27 -Pilot, schoonei, i!0 toiiB, Bull, from Adelaide, the 21st instant, with wheat and guano Agents-Maning Uros August 27 -ßort, brig, 128 tons, Sansoin, fiom Geelong, the 24th instant, with bones Agent Son som «II OPTS Goldseekei, fiom Melbourne 325 sheep, Oucs don &. Co , IO pkgs wheclbaiiows, 14 do oilmen H Stoics, 21 bil» di r-fki ICO bj i0Ji, normt? it Mail u c &lt;- 'o, Mau 0 Bios Wild Wave, iiom Melbourne, Í 0 sheep, Brent L Westbiool.., 20 pkgs tobacco,...
MR. MAXWELL MILLER AND THE WESLEYAN METHODISTS. TO THE EDITOR OF THE MERCURY. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 28 August 1860
MB. MAXWELL MILLER AND THE WESLEYAN METHODISTS. TO THE EDITOB Ol' THE MEECUEY. SIE,-I regret extremely that yonr correspondent in this morning's paper who signs himself " One of the last to expect such a motion from Maxwell Miller" should have misinterpreted my resolution having reference to Mr. Crookes in so extraordinary a manner. Abrief review of the facts will, I am sure, convince him, and any others who share lils opinion, of the error into which he has, no doubt, unwittingly fallen. For the last three years it has been opeidy stated in the House that Mr. Crookes was disqualified from holding his seat in conse- quence of his being a Minister of Religion within the 15th Section of tho Constitutional Act. This assertion was never, as foi1 as my memory carries me, met with by a straightforward denial from Mr. Crookes. The constant reference, however, to hi3 alleged disqualification was very far from tending » to add to the coolness of our debates, or to increase that harmony and q...