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CHURCH FUND. TO THE EDITOR OF THE MERCURY. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 28 August 1860
CHURCH FUND. TO THE EDITOK Ol' Tim MKKOURV. SIE,-As tho whole of my time and attention aro dovoted to receiving monies for Profesional Gentle- men, Mercanlilo Firms, limitais, ¿te., I shall bo happy to receive quarterly sub?çripUi»iN (lo in- crease tho fund in question) of ¿no shilling and iipwardg, as, roooiu'mouded by the -Bishop of Tasmania in his sermon ol' yesterday morning at St. David's Cathedra!, 1 Cor. it. ; also annual Subscriptions from tho Members of this District. commencing at once. A book is now rrwly a.t iny' office open from 9 to 0 daily tq bitter Subscribers' and Donor«' name», the proceeds thereof to bo paid over to the Archdeacon of the Diocese on demand j Gal. vi. ; 1 Tim. vi. ; and 1 Chron. xxit 3-.1Ü, i am, ¡air, Vom- obedient sovvaiit, " CHAS, G. MAYNARD, 38, Mticquorie-street. 2Cth August, 1RG0.
TO THE EDITOR OF THE MERCURY. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 28 August 1860
TO THE EDITOR Or THE HEKCUIIY, SIB,-Mr, Stephens, tho Inspector of Schools in tho ijorthern district, in Jua able report for tlio year l^DS), expresses his. i egret that hinging is not nio'ro frequently taught in tho public schools, mid adds s-" I have- offett b«Hi surprised that the Tqnio Sol/a fiystom has not boon practised hero, such exoellwit results having followed its intro- duction iuto England and other countries. It has always appeared to mo to bo far butter sujtod, l'or such as our public schools than Tulillah's or any other system, as affording tho o^sjcii 'introduction to a knowledge, ol' uinfùe, oij a, scientific basis ¡ mid tims laying u: gioqhdwovlc which will bo most useful to the pupil, i.liouldho dotdroin after Ufo to proseonto tho study in connection with the ordinary notation." It has given mo grout pleasure to find that the system is thus appreciated by a gonlloman in Mr. Stoppons,' position. My own experioiieo pi' i(s nliV'ctu nñublen mo to déclare that it is h...
HORTON COLLEGE. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 28 August 1860
HORTON COLLEGE, j THE President of Horton College, the Rev. W. A QUICK, has presented a memorial to His EXCELLENCY, complaining tkat in the Commis« siouers' Report professing to give some account of the attempts that have been made to promote Supaior Education, no mention is wade of the educational establishment over which he presides. In deprecation of the manner in which the institution at RUSS is, thus ignored, Mr. QUICK furnishes the following particulars respecting it : 1. Horton College was founded in the year 1852. 2. It was erected by voluntary contributions; a large proportion of the total sum (£4500) having been contributed by Capt. Horton of Somercotes, who also gave twenty acres of land for the purposes of the College. 3. The object of its promoters was, to afford to the public the advantages of a good General Education, with domestic care and religious instruction. 4. The regular course of tuition includes Latin, Greek, and French, and the various branches of Mathematic...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 28 August 1860
~, ^-AííWalB Servant, ttHoUSfc . . MAID and LAUNDRESS. Character required. Apply to MRS. A. RHEUBEN, 133, Elizabeth-street. te Hobart Town Foundry and Saw Mill. WANTED two stout active LADS, about 16 years of Age as Apentices. i w HENRY DAVIDDSON. WANTED-A respectable Female as Nurse, ona thoroughly acquainted with child- ren ; also, several General Servants, and a boy to make himself generally useful. Apply to Mrs. ANSON'S Registry Office, Elizabeth street. WANTED immediately, a respectable young woman as NURSE and NEEDLEWOMAN. None need apply unless they can bo recommended. Apply to MRS. W. L. CROWTHER, Albert Terrace, Mac quarie-strect. 29 a WANTED a Drayman to take charge of Horses, to whom good wages will be given ; no one need apply.exccpt n man of sober ltabits j apply at the Hit or Miss Brewery, Hamilton. f & lu 3 w 6 ins WANTED, a Respectable and intelligent YOUTH, who writes a good hand and has some knowledge of Accounts, as Junior Ciert to the Hobart Town Gas Comp...
LOUIS NAPOLEON AND THE GERMAN PRINCES. [TIMES, JUNE l8.] [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 28 August 1860
LOUIS NAPOLEON AND THE GERMAN PRINCES. [TIMES, JONE l8.] In the very popular opera, Luerezia Borgia, perhaps the most popular piece is the drinking song, in which the patrician youths pledge each other in poisoned winccups, nnd laugh it the thought of the morrow. It will be remembered also that a fine effect is produced by a distant requiem which comes from the neighbouring monastery and mingles with the notes of the song of revelry. We do not know whether they had a good opera company at Baden Baden ; hut if they had wo hope that either the King of Bavaria or tho Prince-Regent of Prussia did not omit to command a representa- tion of the Borgia. There is a certain degree of relation between the plot of that opera and what has been going on at Baden. Those Baden Baden revelries ure not unlikely to be followed by the decease of several bodies politic. At Baden a number of people of very great fami'ies were yesterday making themselves very jovial under great difficulties. The banquets,...
THE VOLUNTEERS. (TIMES, 23RD JUNE.). [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 28 August 1860
THE VOLUNTEERS. _ (TIMES, 23RD JUNE.). If the "Volunteer Review" of this day only equals in its import the similar demonstration half a century ago, it will ho not onlj'one of the proudest scenes, but also ono of the most weighty events in British history. A victory may found a long peaco ; a ch'il rising may overthrow a djmasty or modify a constitution ; and, as wo hear, the Re- view of tho Volunteers at the beginning of tho cen- tury satisfied the most formidable foo who ever challenged this country that its people would not bo vanquished till thoy had been destroyed. There is an old illusion on this point which tho English havo fostered themselves, and which has often fed tho hopes of their more military neighbors. It is our affectation not to be a nation of soldiers. We aro tho sleeping lion, tho athletic but unarmed civi- lian, who is too confident of his superiority to take the ordinary moans of defence. Liko tho people of Ijaisli, wo " dwell careless, after tiro manner of the...
THIRD AUSTRALIAN CHAMPION STAKE. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 28 August 1860
THIRD AUSTRALLVN CHAMPION STAKE. A meering of ihoso interested in this event was holdyestoiday evening at Mr. Wathins's, the Der- went Hotel, Mumvy-fclreot, to appoint the limo at which the race is to talco place, and to fix the amount of tho stake and sweep. There wero present Messrs. J. Lord, W. Field, J. L. Tabart, Kearney, Cooley, Isles, Pear, G. Brown, Parker, A.c. Mr. Tabart was voted lo tho chair. On tho motion of Mr, Lord, seconded by Mr. Kcari/ey, tile staire >u;s fixe/1 at ¿¡500, with a sweep of Ü100 caoh, half forfeit, Um becokid horse' to re- ceive Í200; and tho third, .£100 j tho event to como off on tho firbt Tuesday in December, 18G1, and the entries to be made under cover to Mr. Qtavcs, the Sccretaiy, Derwent Hotel, Murray street, on the 1st September, 1801 ; tlio forfeit to bo doclaicd on the 1st November in the bamo year. The iullo\; lug weights worn id^o decided upon : 3 years old,7st. ; 4. yeais, Sst, Clhs, ;' 5 years, list. ; li years and aged, 9st, Olbfl, Ou...
VICTORIA. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 28 August 1860
VICTORIA. By the courtesy of Mr. Waterhouse wo aro in re. coipt of a coiiy of tho Melbourne Herald of tho 23rd iiist.,brouglit by tho Goldseeker,which arrived yesterday. No new ministry hod yet been formed, and the ' story of failure was told iu tho Assembly on tho night of tho 22nd by moro than half-a-dozen lion, members, who had in succession been " sent for," or otherwise consulted on tho crisis. TheJTeralil soys: It will be seen from our report of tho Legislative Assembly that tho efforts of Mr. Heales to form a Ministry have been unsuccessfuLand that the crisis is Btill in the position it was a week ago. Every- thing seems to poiut to an attempt on tho pai t of Mi\ Nicholson to resume office, but tho honourable gentleman would give no information last night as to tho course of notion ho intended to pursue. When tho Speaker took the chair, the Chief Secre- tary was evidently disinclined to make any expla- nations, and he contented himself with briefly mov- ing the adjournment. M...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 28 August 1860
Steam to Melbourne. Return Tickets. Return Tickets. THE T. S. N. Company's Steamship " CITY OÏ- HOBAßT," Alfred Darby. Commnuder, -"_"_- will leave for MELBOURNE, on WEDNESDAY, ihe 5th September, at three p.m. ( FARES. £ B. d. i Return Tickets, available for two months or four voyages... 12 10 0 Single Passage, Saloon. 7 0 0 Singlo Passage, Steerage. 3 10 0 Children under 12 years of ago in pro- portion. BENJ. M. CUNNINGHAM, Manager, T.S.N. Co. Franklin "Wharf, August 21th, 18G0. Direct and Nearest Route to the Snowy River Gold Fields. Steam to Sydney, via Twofold Bay. THE T.S.N.Cn's Steam J.m ship "TASMANIA," J. si¡SíS*v Clinch, commander, will M'w/i' leave for the above ports 53*3» on or about SATUBDAY^ the 1st September, at* noon. ' '* FAKES TO TWOFOLD BAI, The nearest Port to the Diggings. Saloon . £7 7 0 Steerage. 3 10 0 Children under 12 years of age i proportion. ' BENJ. M. CUNNINGHAM, Manager T. 8. N. Co. Franklin Wharf, August 24th, 1860. Steam to Melbourne. The Launceston ...
POLICE OFFICE. MONDAY, 27TH AUGUST, 1860. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 28 August 1860
POLICE OFFICE. .-+?-- I MONDAY, 27TH AUGUST, 18ß0. BEFORE the Bight Worshipful the Mayor and J, L. Tabart, Esq. Their Worships took their seats at half-past 8 o'clock, in consequence of the day being a publie holiday. John Bush was sentenced to ono month's im- prisonment with hard labor for repeated drimkon WBB, nuil two other drunkards were each fined 10s. Vivo brawlers wore alco each fined Sa. Eli/a Gunn was sent to tho IJbuso pi' C'oirection for tlueo months, and Sarah Clarile lui* one month, both for behaving indecently in tho stieets, jllary Ann Payis was bound in good behaviour for throe mouths, as u. common disturber of tho peace. £TK&m^rç MOUSY. - Josoph Hutchinson was charged with profiling 1CK, the moneys of John Jjixiajoj', Brit>bnue-8i,:oot, and Elizabeth Biooiiiwns ohargcil with stealing a ¿j. no(,o( tho properly of tho same perron. The prisoners wcrorcmnndod lall to-morrow, the 20th instant. HORSE STEALINCI.-William Bowns wits charged »by p. C. Bryo»i with s...
BOARD OF EDUCATION. TO THE EDITOR OF THE MERBURY. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 28 August 1860
BOARD OF EDUCATION. TO TirE EDITOB OP TUB MERBUEY. The Colosal 1 nrisunui stitt tliclion moml or f r C:;nipboll IOYU hal luiäol iqieation which it would ho noll to consider nt n film e &lt;h>, numil vi ihothfr it »« deslrnbic to con inuo the mun i0 mcnt ti tho [ diicntloml 11 pirt mentij in llonrlt or topi tro thom under ono loajnnsiblo head OK] i casing lila ort U com ictlon til it tho Bo ir Is n ore too npt t > run mo [in in tollu to ("tuena-* which u jul t b remedied hj Kuliup; tho ponoi-H of tho Uo irdi in ono lie I whonould bo rosponalblo lo tho government an I to that House An iAnenditu.ro uf ^lSÛUû n>ear in clemcnt.u> 0 lue itlon Uncí alvo of ratjibliahmciits U } una ti &lt;.cr> 1 ir"o .?inn In Ice 1 ni ho tluowlt out whothci it B1 o 11 n t bo L-onsidii ed if the) were not going (oo fist ulteid Ho wollll hoic.crt ko the volo lu uld now tho wl o o q iCstiou ti bo reotcned for donato on a fatuto il \-Si cecil IiidaySlth Sir,-I piesrmro the abo...
TO THE EDITOR OF THE MERCURY. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 28 August 1860
TO THE EDITOR OP TUB JlEnOTTRY, Sin,-It is n, gi'avo mistake and a misdirection of energy to attempt, by aitiiloial means, to create a state of .things which time alono and certain favorable contingencies eau summon into exislenco : and, only whon the power of man shall ho greater« than tho foi co of cucuuistances, wjll it be, qtliQ»> wrse. Such was tho imjMgçi-lvn upon my mind after n, careful pet »uial of the Iiopoit of tho Commission, appointed bj' tho Government, to enquire into, tho state of the educational facilities afforded: to the youth of Tasmania. It struck mo. \hait in theil- / \ suggestions, the Commissions st woio travelling far bej'ond tho requirement* of tho case, excepting so far tis thoy related, to tho establishment, ntBGUW futuro timo, of ii College, which would no, doubt; give &lt;\ healthy tone to education iionoinliyj sup. posing, of course, the condition of tho times to bu favoi able lo its support, I porceivu Unit I nur not singular in my opinion,...
THE MERCURY. TUESDAY MORNING, AUGUST 28TH, 1860. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 28 August 1860
THE MERCUBY. TUESDAY MORNING, AUGUST 2STIT, I860. HAD not the question of State Aid to religion possessed the most extraordinary power of endurance it certainly never could have survived the savage attacks of its enemies. Never was any unfortunate question so cruelly persecuted «-Bo systematically tortured, Year after year, with a cruelty as relentless and intense as it appears lo be enduring, have the barbed arrows of voluntaryism been sent quivering into its unhappy body, and yet it lives and breathes with a vitality as provokiug to its foes as it is astonishing to its friends. No sooner had the present Session opened than the attack was renewed with redoubled virulence The first blow was warded off hy the Legislative Council, the members of which declined to be any parties to another onslaught until Stale Aid had leen afforded an opportunity of appealing from the Parliament to the Country. Then Mr. CHAPMAN entered the lists ; and, finding how hopeless it was to cany his point by ...
A VOLUNTEER'S FUNERAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 28 August 1860
A VOLUNTEER'S FUNERAL. Yesterday the remains of Mr. F. H. Lovett, late Chief Draftsman of the Survey Department, were interred in St. George's Burial ground with Military honors. The deceased gentleman was at first a member of the Masonic Rifle Corps, but latterly he had joined the Buckingham Rifle Corps, he being a resident in that district. At 2 o'clock the members of the various Corps wearing side-arms only, began to assemble on the enclosed ground in front of St. George's Church, but the remains of the deceased were not removed from the Church till a few minutes past three, at ..... which time the procession moved in the following order:- Firing party of the Artillery Corps with arms reversed; the Artillery Band playing the Dead March in Saul ; the Rev. G. Banks Smith, Incumbent of St. George's; the Corpse; the relatives and friends of the deceased and members of the Buckingham Rifle Corps in private dress, numbering in all about one hundred and fifty; the Odd Fellows' Rifle Cor...
PUBLIC HOLIDAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 28 August 1860
PUBLIC HOLIDAY. Yesterday being the anniversary of the birthday of the PRINCE CONSORT was observed as a public holiday in Hobart Town, the public offices, banks, &nbsp; and the principal shops and places of business being closed, and business of almost every kind being suspended. The vessels in harbor were also decorated with flags in honor of the occasion. In the absence of any number of troops in gar- rison our Volunteer Rifle Corps did good service in the place of the military usually so prominent on such occasions. At eleven o'clock the several Corps mustered at their respective places of drill or parade,-the Artillery Corps, commanded by Captain Tarleton, in the playground of the Hut- chins' school, the Masonic, commanded by Captain Solly, and the Odd Fellows' Rifles, commanded by Captain Davies at theTown Hall in Macquarie-street. Precisely at this hour the Artillery Corps marched down Macquarie-street, preceded by their Band, playing a quick march, and on arrival at t...
TO THE EDITOR OF THE MERCURY. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 29 August 1860
j TO THE ED1TOK OF THE MEBOTBY. Su,-There are several typographical errors in the text of my letter as published iu this morning's Mercury, which I should feel obliged if you would permit me to correct. Dele "two" before "years.* Dele "useful" before "instrumental"-the latter being "efficient," or the like. Before "an attempt" supply "such." "Dop¡"should have boen "Doh"-the stroke above denoting the octave. "Octavos" should be "Octavo"-referring only to the second Doh. Lithe example of notation another "Doh" should be supplied in the first bar. I omitted to mention that a full aud easy expo- sition of the method is to be found in Mr. Cm-wen's " Singing for Schools and Congregations," which, as well as Modulators and other Tonic Solfa publi- cations, may bo obtained at Messrs. Walch's in Hobart Town. I am. Sir, Yours obedienbly, E. C. NOWELL. August 28, I860.
PARLIAMENT OF TASMANIA. LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. TUESDAY, AUGUST 28TH. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 29 August 1860
PARLIAMENT OF TASMANIA, j LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. TUESDAY, AUGUST 28TH. THE PRESIDENT took his seat at 7 minutes past 4 oV;ck. RETUBN. Tho COLONIAL SECRETARY laid on the table a Return bhewing the names of prisoners discharged from Port Arthur from the 23rd Sep- tember, 1839, to July 18G0, moved for by Captain Lnugdou, and read a communication from the Comptroller General, having reference to the same subject. PMNTINO, On the motion of Mr. BUTTON the Petitions presented by him on the 23rd instant, in reference to the abolition of Stato A\d, were ordered to be printed. \ C0EKE3PONDEKCE. On the motion of Mr. WEDGE the correspon dence of Mr. 1ÎO30 with the Colteial Secretary be- tween tho 20th November \ 1858, and the 10th March, 1850, on tho subject of the division of the Breadalbane Road District, was ordered to be laid on the table, tiie Colonial Sec- retary having stated that there waa no objection to its production. MESSAGE, Mr. M, MILLER and Mr. ADAMS appeared asa deputation with a ...
C[?] HEAD. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 29 August 1860
CÍ1-- ,U.:\ITXD. AEBIVLD. .August 28.-Tommy, fcch., from Melbourne. August 28.-Abbey, sell., from Duck Hay. SAILED. August 28.-Bo jeanie, sell., for Table Cape. August 28.-Mary Stewart, sell., Table Cape. Wind, S. W., fich, fino.
P R I V I L E G E. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 29 August 1860
PRIVILEGE. IT will be seen by our report of theiToceedings in the Legislative Council last ev*»ng that the COLONIAL SECRETAHY moved,-nat the motion of which Mr. WHÏTE has g*en notice expres- sing a want of confident in tbe present govern- ment should be espupged from the records of the House as bp»'g contrary to the " express " rules of jMfiameat" and " highly disrespect " ful,*'T House of Assembly.» -j&lt;uis being a question of Privilege it was not nece=^.v tlmt notice should be given, but as there were several members absent Mr. HE-NT-Í consented, as » matter of courtesy and in obedience to^a wish expressed *>> tua' effect, to defer his ration till this *ay- I' will, therefore, be brought on fw consideration this afternoon. I