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USE AND ABUSE OF STIMULANTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 26 August 1845
USE AND ABUSE OF STIMULANTS. If persons in hot climates drink wine, spi- rits, or malt liquors, there is an excess of function in the whole nervous system in- compatible with health, and the person soon wears out. But if, on the contrary, the air be damp and stagnant, and the soil level, the respiratory function is worse performed ; there, the air doing less, the food is re- quired to do more, and the stomach and digestive organs not being able to digest the food in sufficient quantity to supply the nerves, the latter are empty and craving, though the former is full. Here we have the strange phenomenon of a person eating heartily, perhaps too heartily, and still craving more ; such a person complains of a " sinking" of the stomach, and is always relieved by good wine and brandy ; provided that the digestive organs, and the liver in particular, are not previously injured by their use, this will be desired by all those who are influenced by " total abstinence " doctrines, because, unt...
THE RIVULET. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 26 August 1845
THE RIVULET. &nbsp; THIS little rill that, from the springs Of yonder grove, its current brings, Plays on the slope a while, and then Goes prattling into groves again, Oft to its warbling waters drew My little feet, when life was new. When woods in early green were dressed, And from the chambers of the west The warmer breezes, travelling out, Breathed the new scent of flowers about, My truant steps from home would stray, &nbsp; Upon its grassy side to play, List the brown thrasher's vernal hymn, And crop the violet on its brim, With blooming check and open brow, As young and gay, sweet rill, as thou. And when the days of boyhood came, And I had grown in love with fame, Duly I sought thy banks, and tried My first rude numbers by thy side. Words cannot tell how bright and gay The scenes of life before me lay. Then glorious hopes, that now to speak Would bring the blood into my check, Pass'd o'er me ; and I wrote, on high, A name I deem'd should never die. Years change ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 26 August 1845
FOR LONDON. To Sail on the 25th September. THE A 1 British built barque SONS OF COMMEIICE, 450 tons register, E. C.Williams, Commander having the whole of her oil on board, and the greater part of her wool engaged, will sail as above. This ship carries an experienced surgeon, and has admirable accommodations for cabin, inter- mediate, and steerage passengers. For freight or passage, apply to THOS. D. CHAPMAN & Co. Macquarie-street, 14th Aug. &nbsp; FOR SYDNEY. THE A 1 Brig ELIZA KINCAID, James M'Wherter, Commander, will sail for the above port, in a few days. For freight or passage apply to Capt. M'Wherter on board, or to ASKIN MORRISON. New Wharf, } Aug. 19th, 1845.} To Let, A SHOP AND DWELLING HOUSE newly built, adjoining my House in Macquarie Street. H. BROCK, Baker. Hobart Town, August 9, 1845. Valuable Sheep Farm, con- taining 4,600 Acres. TO BE LET, for a term of years, that beautiful estate of Hilly Park, situate within three miles of the township of Oatlands....
MECHANICS' INSTITUTE. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 29 August 1845
MECHANICS' INSTITUTE. I The Lecture. Hull was not 60 full ot Friday evening' ns we could have wished The lecture of E. S. P. Bodford, Esq. or " The Anatomy and Physiology of Animals,' delivered in tho doctor's own lively manner free from cumbrous technicalities, and illus troted by excellent diagrams, was listened ti with intense interest, and was calculated cs ícntially to benefit the Institute. Before entering on his subject, the lectu- rer expressed bis approbation of the arrange- ments of tho Committee for tho lectures o the present session, and the gratification he felt in thc share which ho had been callee upon lo take. The subject of animal me- chanics would well connect itself with thc lectures which had preceded. Tho Presi- dent's lectures on the Principles of Mecha- nics would prepare tho mind for appreciating tho admirable mechanical contrivance in thc structure of animals, and chemistry, ns inves- tigating the component parts of that struc- ture, und geology, os bringing...
THE OBSERVER. HOBART TOWN, FRIDAY, AUGUST [?]9. THE PUBLIC MEETING POSTPONED. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 29 August 1845
THE OBSERVE! HOBART TOWN, FRIDAY, AUGUST 19. TUE PUBLIC MEETING POSTPO N E 1). ¡ Tm: Public Meeting for petitioning! "ic Queen, I,orúS, nod Onununu, liuab'Cn post fioncd. The ltequisitionists consiier that thc grievnncc of the Police burdenrfmay be discussed with more advantage aftcj the ar- rival of Lord Stanley's Despatch, vliich his Excellency expects in September But, whatever may be thc answer to tin! Gover- nor's remonstrances on that subjectjthe Pe- tition for a Representative Legislaivc As- sembly will bc proceedcil with in ipe time. ? !
FEMALE HOUSE OF CORRECTION, LAUNCESTON. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 29 August 1845
I'l'MAl.E IIOUSK Ol' COIIIIKCTION, I, A UNGI'. ST ON. Stute of the lYmale House of Correction nt Launceston, 21st August, 181ü : Under colonial sentence - - -18 Free wmium - - - 2 limier probation C Nursing vbildrcu 27 Sick in thu hospital - - - - ll Servants, turnkeys, »Vc. 7 Ditto to officers ot' Institution 2 "Wu¡ting trial ----- 2 Total number of women - - 10.'> CliiMrcn under one year oki . - 'JO Ditto above ditto - - - - 12 Total number of cbildmi - Ö2 A. M*i.t:on, Superintendent.
SHIP MAILS. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 29 August 1845
SHH- MAILS. For Swan River, per II.M.S. Champion, on To-Morrow, at I P.M. preriscly. l'or Sydney, per Elisa Kincaid, on To-Morrow, nt t P.M. precisely. l'or London, vii Sydney, per Elita Kincaid, on To-Morrow, nt-I P.M. precisely. ( For Sydney, per Waterlily, on Tuesday next, at ?Í P.M. precisely. For London, per Sons nf Comnercc, on Tuesday, aOth September, nt 4 P.M. precisely. ;
TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION, &c. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 29 August 1845
TERMS OP SUBSCllIPTIOX, fcc. I The OiiSKUVKR will be delivered in Toicn every Tuesday and Friday mornings. A Country Edition, containing thc Intelli- gence received from Launceston, the Interior, or other places, on those days, will be jmsted in the erening. SunscRii'TioN.-10*. per quarter in ad- vances \3s. credit. ADVERTISEMENTS.-Twelve lines and un- der, 2s. (ii/., and 2d. for every additional line, for erick innert ion. Considerable réduction on Advertisements continued for ung length of time. Arlcertisetnents are received at the Publishing Oßcc in Collins Street on Monday, till 12 o'dockland on Thursday till the same hour, yldcer Users must state the number of in'tertians desired, on their Advertisements^ other- wise they will be continued until counter- manded, and chary ed accordingly. Ko \ verbal communications attended to *** COMMUNICATIONS for the Ed tor, or Orders for the Taper and /tilrcrtistments, to be addressed, or lift at "Tm: Oil- I SERVER" OJ/i'ce, (MR. GJ:ORGS Rot...
Markets. HOBART TOWN, 28th AUGUST, 1845. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 29 August 1845
HonAivr TOWN, 2Stli AUIIUST, 1815. In consequence of thc maize nrrivcel from Syd- ney, outs have füllen to 3s. -ld. The ionize wus put up for -nie hy Messrs. liny lind I voy ; hut ns 3s. (id. could not he obtained, it was withdrawn. Potatoes have declined to .Ci 12s. Cd. in conse- quence of the Inst Sydney news, leaving no pros- pect of profitable exportation to that colony. Wheat. 5s. Cd. to 5s. Hil. per bushel. Harley. -ls. Cd. to Ss. ditto. Oats. 3s. ld. ditto. Maize. 3s. Cd. ditto. Hay, pressed .. A'3 I Os. per ton. Ditto, loose_ ;t'3 ditto Straw . 30s. to 10s. ditto. Potutoes. X'i 12s. (id. portón. Carrots. 3s. per doz. Eggs. lOd. ditto. Cabhngc. ls. ditto. Ciuditlowcrs .. ls. Cd ditto. Onions, . 20s. cwt. Fowls. 2s. to 2s. Cd. per pair. Ducks. os. to os. Cd. ditto. Geese . 3s. lid. to ls. each. Turkeys . (is. to 7s. ditto. Hutt, i-. 1--. Cd. to ls. Dd. lb. Apples.,. Hs. ti» 12s, per bushel. Shiu-Vs . tal. tn fis. per thousand. Vi-vu iimbor .. to IK per UK) feet. !' ,..,,,r.drt...
QUARTER SESSIONS, HOBART TOWN. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 29 August 1845
QUARTKR SUSSIONS, HOBART TOWN. Notice i» hereby Riven, that the Court of Quarter Sessions for the District ol' Hobart Town stands adjourned until Monday, thc 1st day ol' September next, at thc Court House, Hobart Town, at 10 o'clock in tile forenoon of the saino day, nt which time and place the Jurors will be required to attend. Dated this 17th d:iy of July, 1815. A. C. STONOII, Clerk nf tue renee.
THE GAZETTE. AUDIT OFFICE. 23rd August, 1845. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 29 August 1845
THE GAZETTE. AUDIT OFFICK. T.Wil .-Iwjml, 18 Iii. ?WARRANTS for Contingent Expenses sent to the Colonial Treasury for payment between the 15th of thc current month nntl this date : N. L. Kentish, surveying, ¡tc. I. Amos, building. W. O'Connor, rent. Deputy Registrar of Births, allowances to. G. Watson, freight. I. Clark, provisions. S. Loring, meat. T. Burbury, provisions. I'. I. Houghton, ditto. I. A. Thomson, ditto. T. Itutlnml, ditto. W. M. Dean, ditto. G. ii T. Fisher, ditto. A. Guillan, freight. 13. White, horse-shoes. Tho Chief Police Magistrate, repayment, &c. A. Morrison, pine I. Glostcr, timber. Kashy & Robertson, castings. H. Hassell, labour. Dickenson llrothers, stores. W. Collins, repairs. R. G. Gibbous, pine. 1). M'Phcison, freight. G. Williams, boat-hire. II. Watkins, board, ¡vc. I. Forster, repayment. W. S. Sharland, tolls. I. liverall, clothing. I. S. Waddell, newspapers. C. Macsbaiie, coals. G. Lawrence, (irewood. I. Fleming, ditto. S. A. T'egg, stat...
FEMALE HOUSE OF CORRECTION, HOBART TOWN. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 29 August 1845
l'K.MAI.E IlOUSi: OK COIUU'.CTION, IIOliAltT TOWN. Slate of thc Female House of Correction at Hobart Town, 22tul August, 18-15: limier colonial sentence - 22ii I'roe Winnen - - - - 1 2 Umler si'parate system - - - -IS Nursing children - - G Sick in hospital 13 Invalids ------ li Servants, turnkeys, frc. 8 Ditto to oliiccrs ul' Institution «1 Total number nf u»«T - - '" n Children under two years of age G "Women at the Nursery, Dynnyrne - GO Children nt ditto under one year of age '18 Uitto above ditto - - - 13 Total number ol*children DI JOHN HUTCHINSON, Superintendent.
AGRICULTURE. LIME AS A MANURE. From Liebig's Letters on Chemistry. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 29 August 1845
I AGltlCULTUltE. LIME AS A MANURE. From Liebig s Leiters on Chemistry. Ai.r. plants cultivated as food require for their healthy sustenance tho alkalies and al- kaline earths, each in a certain proportion ; and, in addition to these, the cerulia do not succeed in a soil destitulo of silica, in a so- luble condition. The combinations of this substance found as natural productions, namely, the silicates, differ greatly in thu degree of facility with which they undergo decomposition, in consequence of tho un- equal resistance opposed by their integral parts to the dissolving; power of tho atmos- pheric agencies. Thus, tho granito of Cor- sica degenerates into a powder in a time which scarcely suffices to deprive thc polished granite of Heidelberg; of ¡ts lustre. Some soils abound in silicates so readily decomposable, that ia every ono or tyn years as much silicato of potash becomes io lublc, and fitted for assimilation, as is re- quired by the leaves and straw of a cropjof wheat. In Hu...
Shipping INtelligence. HOBART TOWN. ARRIVALS. Nil. PROJECTED DEPARTURES. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 29 August 1845
J>ljippfnff ïntrlliffciur. HOHART TOWN. ARRIVALS. AU rnojiîCTKD nr.i*An.Tunr.s. Schooner Waterlily, for Sydney on 30th inst. Itrig Elfca Kincaid, fur Sydney on 30th inst. Schooner Champion, for Swim Uiver on 30th inst. i nr-i'AUTuiina. August 29.-Schooner Ayenoria, 106 tons, 2 tent ley, master, for Port Al herí. j M POUTS. f'esxeh reported inward.* during thc week. Per Il'aterlily, from Sydney-20 hhds brandy, 7 cans oilman's stores, 3 bales hags, G. and T. j Dillard ; 7 hhds E. I. rum, W. Lindsay ; 12 boxes starch, 119 logs cedar, V. A. Downing; 1 case I 1 box medicines, J, Wilkinson ; í¡ cases mustard, 1 IK bags maize, 30 chests ,r> baskets fruit, 2 hhds molas-.es, H. Cleburne; 72 bass maize, W. M. Tennent ; 1 case linens, J. Watkins ; 3 cases hooks, Bentley; fiO boxes soap, Maning Brothers ; 1 ease 1 bale tweed, 1 case hats, lt. Lewis & Sous ; H>7 hags maize, E. Tooth; 2 cases copper, Uoycs «v Co.; 1 pincel books, S. A. Tegg ; 20 enscs oranges, G. Salier; ll cases...
CUSTOM HOUSE. HOBART TOWN. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 29 August 1845
CUSTOM Il.OUSIi. Return of Gnú ti mid Flour imported nn tl ex- ported ut thc Fort of Hobart Town, (luring thc week ended 'J2ud August, ;. 18-15, inclusive: IM POUTS. Xii. RX PO HTS. Murley. 10*00 bushels Wheat. GOO ditto. Return of Gram and Flour imported and ex- ported at the Port of Launceston, during the week ended 21st August, lHI'i, inclusive : IMPORTS. Xii. EX POUTS. Oats.. .117 bushels Flour . 30 tons. G. H. IUHNKS, Collector.