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Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 6 January 1858
j-nnitare «tdBfbeta, ???«.»»?? ntoaSSDaveyStreet^^^ ^ MESSRS'. BUI»iat«te ^a-^^rlionsV) IT* SSéz and Marseilles, jwr Cb IT Isuasaa^ on or about tbo 10th instant Ara'-h ïor Leadon, via Sues and Soathamptoni"ditto, ,f&£ *tto. ditto. -*, ¡For Xaditerranean Port* via Boes, ditto, ditto, ,jT ditto. v . ?" F«c.ln!U,-(%lttS- Mauritius, and Cape of Good P' Hope. .* Point de Galle, ditto, ditto, ditto. For S«*n River, via Melbourne, ditto, ditto, _ diteo. Imtobtaxt Notice.-Tbo French trônait rato on letters for England, forwarded via Mar- seilles, must be prepaid in cash at the window of the Post Office at which they may be posted, as abo the Euglisb postago on letters and news- paper« fix* Foreign parts, and for British Colo- nies when forwarded through England, P.S.-Mails for Sydney and Adelaido arc Taadeup at this office, and forwarded wa Mci ?bourne, Iry every steam vessel departing from Hobart Town or Launceston.
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 6 January 1858
AH8BII A" »ta TWC 5th Janif / / Mum ShumUfa,l iktura CaoMnanflcr, TWaweH aoAettrof .«¿et ¿«J ULAR TRAJEE | LINGTONT n» register, G. A LuLkah, j n vessel hu firatratenccom- I ngew, and will meet with I Por freight or punge ap Samuil Moses & Co I Murray street, C«osby""o^o. New Wharf. .?^"William I Melbourne. , btlF favour* SCHOONER "IHANnpFFIiE" / IH ill have qujck despatch for ] the above pat. / reigkt or paaVge, / Apply to I / tMAHIf BaOTHEftS 1857. ScfONER "T(|MY AT tiie >'e4('t 0I" aevenil ihippers, the fcvo vessel will | Wawi untilRIDAY aftir ioon, at 4 dock, instead/of previoialy ajprtised ' I or passage, f*We in town, PPT«*jp W«««m«. for UHh *»d Grea and Tal THE Ut TLY D r ^^^^ Having Saurai leave fe Bouttlie4thm«tan 'or freight OT pa^ß/f »vablB m Town» Apply orrooard or to Cuiipma!» ¿.Thomas, 7-T Í " For the tat Coast. itliri at Spring BUSwaMMi, Bicheno, ^ "\ Falmouth ail «¡eorgo's Bay r T H E I Packet schooner "ÎRIS" J Divijk Commander (e Oldf narf for the above u...
THE MERCURY [PUBLISHED DAILY.] MONDAY, JANUARY 4TH, 1858. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 6 January 1858
THE MERCURY [PUBLISHED DAIM:.] MONDAY, JANUARY 4xu, 1858. Tuebe are reasons wliich induce us to lie well satisfied with the election of Mr Osmond Gilles as the first Mayor under the new Corporation Act. We know that many have all along consid- ered the claims of Mr. Stewart to he superior to those of any other candidate, in consequence of his actually having been in office at the period the new Act came into operation. He has not en- joyed the honor for the length of time he had a right to anticipate ; and, had he been chosen as the first Mayor under the new Act, we should not hare felt disposed to offer one single objection. It ia but fair to state that we believe, Mr. Stewart to have been clear in his high office, during the time he has pre sided over the deliberations of the Mu- nicipal body ; nor do wo attribute the preference shewn for auother candidate, to any dissatisfaction whatever with the manner in which he has discharged his important duties. It has been consid- ered by ...
CAMPBE LL TOWN HOSPITAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 6 January 1858
CAMPBB LL TOWN HOSPITAL. We have had before us, for some time past, the rules, report, and balance sheet of the Campbell Town Hospital, an In- stitution which we aro happy to say is flourishing, although, not to the extent it deserves. By the balance sheet wo find that there are funds still in h ind-al- though, this would not have been the case had tiie trustees been called upor to remunerate the medical officers O' their professional attendance upon v» patients. To their honor be it said,f/at Drs. Vale.vtixe and HvanrNOTON Ivre given their services gratuitously. -The charge for rent (£35) will not be-ig-ñn domanded, His ExcELLEycr havhg, in the kindest manner, given a building to the trustees for a Hospital. The advantages of having steh an In- stitution as this iii the centre of the oolony, aro'so obviou«,that¡ to'point them out would be a work of supererogation. During the twelve morfchs-from No vem ber 1856 to Novcrrber 1857-there wore thirty-nine patients admitted intj the Hosp...
MUNICIPAL TA[?]N. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 6 January 1858
MUNICIPAL TAÄ«orQIJ Immxdiatelt after the election of Mr. Gilms, to the Mayoralty, on Saturday, a requisition was handed to him by several influential Citizens, calling upon him to convene a Public Meeting to take into consideration the best means to be adopted for legally opposing the im- position of any additional taxation for police purposes. We are glad of this. In the first place, the people aro not able to submit to any additional imposts just now ; and, besides which, there aro two very strong reasons why they should not bo subjected to this particular tax-or, I to a tax for this particular purpose-at fîhft nrpçpnfî fiirin f Wo have all along considered this tax a peculiarly hard, and an/sxceedingly ob- noxious one. There need be no qualms of conscience on the part of any in ad- mitting that the cxpences incurred for the maintenance of a police force, arc principally rendered necessary through the indulgence in drink. Both directly and indirectly, a large proportion of our cr...
ELECTION OF ALDERMEN. DECLARATION OF THE POLL. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 6 January 1858
ELECTION OF ALDERMEN. DECLARATION OF THE POLL The official declaration of the Poll, for the election of Aldermen for the City, took place on Saturday, at noon, at the Hustings erected in the Now Market. The SiiEaiEE, W. Naius, Esq. an- nounced the number of the votes for each candidate, to be, Cheyne. 892 Stewart. 830 Rheuben . 833 Lewis. ,804 Barrett. 772 Propsting ..732 &nbsp; Murdoch. 687 Lipscombe .671 &nbsp; Gilles ., 609 Cook ..'.. 607 Moir. 599 Seabrook. 483 Edgar . i32 Lees. 309 Meikle..'. 392 Worley. 388 Sima. 328 Morgan ...:..'..". 286 Whitcomb . 275 Baynton . 180 Wright..'.. na Dickenson . J16 Smith, W.C.D. 90 Kilburn ..". C8 Taylor. 49 -^Thomson. 48 BusnT..-.t..-. 38 - TheSHEBUT then declared Messis. Cheyne, Stewart, Rheuben, I or, ia, Barrett, Propsting, Murdoch, Lipscombe, and Gilles, elected as Aldermen for the City of Hobart Town. The Aldermen elect then returned thanks in the following manner. CAPT. CHEYNE, who was greeted with cheers, said ho begged...
PUBLIC AMUSEMENTS. THEATRE ROYAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 6 January 1858
PUBLIC AMUSEMENTS. THEATRE KOrAÜ! cd 'k, This Theatre will re-opon this evening, with Verdi's magnificent Opera of Eruani. le is now sarao tuno since tlio Theatre was closed, mid iK has, no doubt, been deemed .1 great deprivation by many at this holi lay making and festivo time. Although tho Lessoe has been ubsent ho has no1 bren idla ¡ und this evening Mr. Charles Poole will produce Madama C'araiuliui,Monsieurs LigluUe and Conlon, Signor Grossi, mid ¿Messrs Lavcmi and Kohler, 1> p'ead ¡in exclue for his absence. Tho opportunity of witnessing the Opera in Tasmania is not often afforded-much less had we any reason to anticipate that it would be produced and supported by sj bri liant a Company as th.it which will in »Ice its d'bxt öS the boards of the Tlicitro Royal this evening. Every name is well-known to us by fame-some one or two »ve have had nu opportunity ourselves of listening to with delight in days gone by. The name of Madamo C'.irandini will awaken many sweet recollection...
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. CLEARED OUT. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 7 January 1858
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. CI.EAIIED OUT. , Jim. ß-Circassian, schooner, 103 tons, Lyons, for Launceston, with cargo. SAILED. Jan, G-Eclipse, schooner, Wolfe, for Port Albeit. Jan. IJ-Reindeer, schooner, Kalter, for Mel- bourne, vin Peppermint Bay. Jan. G-Glencoe, bannie, White, for Port Albert. Jan. (j-Terror, barque, MoGi-ath, on i whal- ing'voyage to tho South Sou«. ' Jan 7-Antipodes, ¡>hip, Gray, for London. IMPORTS. Per Darb fro-ii Geelong-Uno huudred and fifty hides, Order. rxpoin's. Per Circassian for Launceston-Une cask wine, C. vi. Maxwell j 1 do, Macpherson & Co j 10 cuites bottles, Crosby & Co ; IO cases books and stationery, 2 pateéis do, 23 packages furni- ture, Walch &j Sous ; 2 cases ink, 1 do isinglass, 2 piekage» hardware, 1 carboys vitriol, G cases apparel, 10 packages furniture, 30 do took,, 97 do stone 20 do timber, (30 tom coal, Macpherson and Francia. IMtOJCCTUD DEPAKTUUES. * Por London-Harrowby, about tho 2tth hist; Derwentwater, about -...
SYDNEY. THE LAND BILL. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 7 January 1858
SYDNEY. THE IAîTD BILL. It will be seen by the following ox tract that the people in Sydney are fully alive to the importance of their Land Bill. There can be no doubt that the eligibility ol'the whole of the candidates will be decided by the views they enter- tain upon this important measure. NEW SO axil WALES LAND LEAGUE. A public meeting attended by about 4,000 persons was held by torchlight on Wednesday night in Wynyard-squaro, to select as candidates for the represen- tation of Sydney men who subscribe to theessential principles of MieLindLeague. It wai resolved almost unanimous- ly to put Messrs. Parkes and Plunkett in nomination for the city. Tho follow- ing is a copy of a circular issued by the League : " The object of the New South Wales Land League is to establish a land sj's tem in accordance with the spirit of the following principles, or such principles as will make the occupation of tho waste lands infinitely more easy than at pre- sent, and repress the great evil of l...
INDIA. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 7 January 1858
INDIA. Captain Harris, of the barque India, from Port Louis, informs us that before he left on the 24th November, news had been received by a vessel from Bombay, to which place the intelligence had been telegraphed from Calcutta, tliat Nana Sahib, the perpetrator of the Cawnpore &nbsp; atrocities, had been captured between that city and Lucknow. -Launceston Examiner.
THEATRE ROYAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 7 January 1858
TliEATIilä ItOYAb. Last night ba Sonnivuibuta was produced nt the Theatre Iloyul, and wa' perforinoil in a mininer out of nil comparison superior to miy thiiijr of the kind ever witnessed In T.iMiinnia. The house was fashionably attended ¡ nltlioutïli, to tho disgrace of the City, bo it «aid, the Theatro was not more than half filled. We never have beard moro delightful singing tlmn wo heard iii ba Sonnambula last night. Tho whirlwinds of «ppliiusc »tank the very roof of the Building, and must nt all events, liavo con vmcod this highly gifted corapnny of tim appro ciution in which thcirtalonts wera held by those present. Madame Caranuiiii was in excellent voice. Her finale "Da not mingle" was ex- quisitely rendered. Monsieur Laglan voice Uamngnillceiittnor-with n power and com- pass rnroly, wo should think, surpassed. His Kodolphownsndminible, as was also Monsieur Cotilon's Count-noithor of thom wera « whit behind the rest. The Orchestral arwagcmimts were under the direction of Mr. ...
COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE. YESTERDAY'S MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 7 January 1858
COMMERCIAL IN fGLLIGENCE. YESTERDAY'S MARKE ES. Bur little business was transacted in the grain Tinrkot. Wheat was quoted at C's 3d to 6s 6d tho best samples, but somo small lots realised Os Od. Some foreign o its wci-o sold at 6s (id per bushel ; aud Colonial oats uro not to be met with just yet. Hay has gono up, and some loose new hay fetched as murli as £8 IO j tho general quotation is, however, £&lt;¡ to £8 ; but theso high prices are not expected to rule loug. The miukefc is quite bare of harley, either Eng- lish or Cape. Polatoej rennin without alteration at £S to £10 according to the samples. Beyond what is necessary for innncdiato re- quirements no business is transacted in tho flour market. Flour from the best colonial wheat was sold at £15 10s to £10. Bran is ¡?till quoted nt Is Od to 2s per bushel, and sharps nt £10 to £12 per ton. N.B.-Grain and flour aro now sold according to the new measures. Wheat . COlbs to the bushel. Oats. 40lbs ditto. English & Cap...
[?] MAILS. General Post Office, January [?], 1858. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 7 January 1858
MAILS. Geaeral Post Office, January C, 1858. will b3 c'osel at Un» office a« " Jim, via Suer nui Marsedles, per Co 'j^nbian, on or ab jut the I Oth instaut fiondon vii bnoi und Souths anton, ditto, "toto. ditto. rVr Mediterranean Ports, vn Suez, ditto, ditto, «VU«. Vor Indu, Chun, Mauritius, and Cape of Good Hope, via Point de Galle, ditto, ditto, ditto For Swan Kutr, %i» Melbourne, ditto, ditto, ditto. 'PHuportavt Notict -Tlie French transit Tito on letter* for Ingland, for« arde 1\ ia Mar -.eille», munt be prepaid in cub it the n indo v .of the Post Offiea at which thtj mi) be posted, -as also the Engluli postage on letters mid neus papen for Foreign parts, mid for British Colo ni«* when forwarded through England VJS-Mails for Sjdiiov md Adelaide are nada ap at this office, and for» arde 1 vu Mel bourne, by e\ery steam \essel departing from Hobart Town or Launceston. F M. 1SNE3, Postmaster GcneraL
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 7 January 1858
BIRTH. At Fitzroy Place, on the 6th instant, Mas. W. E. Ballavty.T, of a daughter. DIED. Ou^Tneaday the 5th inst., Eevoene Carfrae, iaiant son of W. L, Crowther, Esq., ngsd 2 yean and 15 days. At bis residence, Melbourne-street, 6th Januiry 1858, Mb. Lawrence Wallis, aged 67 years. The funeral will leave -St. Joseph'« Church, Macqunrie-street, at 2 o'clock on Friday after- noon next.
MISCELLANEOUS SHIPPING. SUNKEN ROCK OFF THE NORTH COAST. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 7 January 1858
MISCELLANEOUS SHIPPING. SUNKEN1 BOCK OL']' Till) NORTH COAST. Tho following has been handed to us for pub- lication :- , ; to inn iixncrjwvE board or ninnoTons, tas MANIAX STIUJI SAVIUATIOX COJIl'ANV. Gentlemen,-1 have the honor to state, for your infei-iuiition, that, on my last voyage to Melbourne, tito steamer Tasmania struck on n sunken rock oil' the northern coast of Van Die men's Land, not laid down on any chart, bearing from the Wind lteof W 'Ai to é miles, Swan Island NW J \V by compas. It was low wiitor at tho timo, but no break visible, morely a tide ripple. I am, Gentlemen, Your obedient servant, (Signed) Jons Clinch, Commander Tasmania. Yesterday the ship Aurora Australis left her moorings in the stream, and was berthed alongside the New Wharf to discharge cargo. Tub Mimosa.-All persons interested in the steam eu.iating service of this colony trill regret to leura that one of our best and most favourite steamers is about to he taken from us; we allude to the ¡ule of the ...
OUR MILITARY STRENGTH IN INDIA. (From the Times.) [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 7 January 1858
OURMIUTARY STRENGTH IN INDIA. (From the Times.) Speeuhtionsupoi t't-ability oí' this ouniry to cope with thciebel Sepoy» of Hindoatw must .uroly be »omeivlat premature. It is perfectly natural tint otherjumions shouH not regard the subject with that absolute^ confidence which wc entertain ourselves, but tliero cinnot bo mitchi-oom foracomparisoi of two forces when one of them liai not yst reache-1 tho Held of battle. Up to ibis moment rncdiinl ha? not been near enough her enemy to sinke »single blow. Ilyder Ali used to say that wh ii inspired lum with fe u °f tho English was, not the strength which be "aw, but the st-eni;tli which was out of hi* sight, f. twin which theformer was pfrp'tinlly recruited This power-incomparably the greater of the two-has not yet been brought to be.ir upon the mutineers in the smallest ilt-grc*. If we bave succeeded hitherto in iiii'ui'ainmg the general ascendancy of Government and defeating all the efforts of the revoltcrs, except where an isolated ami...
GENERAL INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 7 January 1858
GENERAL INTELLIGENCE. St. Joseph's Church.-From a rcliabL» íource we nie informed that the question respecting the legal tenure of the land on which St Joseph's Church ii erected, has been finally se', at rest, mid that n grant has isjiud to the Tiu-tc-esofth.it Chin eli, elected a few days ago. Tun Championship or mc Turf.-A corre-pondent of the sporting paper in Mel- bourne says :-" To state the honesr, plain, and downright truth, Veno did nothing here to entitle bim to claim the championship of the colonicB. Why «-as ho backed out of the V. U. Land challenge ? Surely Mr. Field did all thut a straightforward sportsman could do to carry out his offer i he named his horse, pootcd his half of the money, and then is coolly turned off upon a petty quihble." A Gold-field at Last ¡-Wearehappy to be able to report that the untiring ze.il of Mr. Alderman Cohen, in the gold explora- tion, has been ci owned with success. The long wishod-for gold-field is discovered at last, and like many oth...
DR. HALL AND HIS APOLOGIST. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 7 January 1858
DE. HALL AND HIS APOLOGIST. It was no part of our purpose, when we defended the character of our wheat from the injurious remarks of Dr. Hall, to make any " long and labored attack" upon that gentleman personally ; we felt called upon to act with the promptitude we did, from statements put forth in a public journal of the Colony, and certi- fied by the Secretary of a Public Society It may be that the diaper read by Dr. Hall is as meritorious and as valuable a document as our contemporary states it to be ; and it may be, also, that the Secretary of the Royal Society is the ignorant pretender he is represented to be by the sani8 journal. We are no more in a position to form au opinion upon either the one or the other, than we are to form an accurate judgment of the capabilities of Dr. Hall's protege who has blown such an alarming flourish of trumpets in hU defence. Had we entertained so mean an opinion of Dr. Hall's abilities, as our contemporary wishes its readers to believe, is it p...