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POLICE OFFICE. FRIDAY, 31ST AUGUST. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 1 September 1860
POLICE OFFICE. ' FRIDAY, 31ST AUQUST. BEFOBE W. Tarleton, P.M., and W. Knight, Esqs. One drunkard was fined IO*., and two brawlers wero fined each 5s. BBEAKINO WINDOWS.-Sarah Ami Bonney, alias Griffiths,was charged by Mary Johnson with break- ing ten panes of glass on hor promises. The defendant was ordered to pay 15s., tho price of tho glass, or in default to bo imprisoned, for two mouths. BEFOBE tho Right Worshipful tho Mayor and Alderman Butler. BBEACH OF TUF. LicEKSiNa ACT.-Hamilton v. Brittain. This was an information against Mr. W. Brittain, Commercial Inn, Collins-Btreot, charg-' ing him with a broach of the Sunday clause in not having the outer door of his liconsed houso closed on the 22nd of July. Sub-Inspector McConnell stated that ho went to the defendant's house ou tho day mentioned,whore ho saw nino or ten persons; they were not lodgers. Tho dofendant said that the whole of tho persons in the houso woro lodgers, with tho exception of a neighbor, who carno t J him with a...
JUDGMENT IN SUIT OF HORNE V GILLES. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 1 September 1860
JUDGMENT IN SUIT OF HORNE v. GILLES. His HONOR read the following reserved judg- ment :- &nbsp; &nbsp; " The question in this case is, if I should grant probate, in Victoria, to a will dated August 14, 1858, of Mr. Benjamin Horne, of Chiswick, in Tasmania, executed there. The litigants are Mr. Francis Sharpe Horne, son of testator, plaintiff ; and Osmond Horne Gilles and Louis Brices Gilles, grandsons of testator, defendants. The separate, but almost parallel pleas of the defendants, insist, amongst other things, that the testator was blind when the will was made, and it was not read over to him in the presence of witnesses ; but the tes- tator, under the influence of the plaintiff and Mr. Thomas Horne, and under the impression that he was executing a will in accordance with a pre- viously declared and different intention, signed a paper writing purporting to be his last will, con- trary to his real intentions. I take this as the substance of the pleadings, containin...
HORNE V. GILLES. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 1 September 1860
_HOB.pi F, GILtjBS. WE publish to-day the judgment (iii talento) do, 'livercdby Mr Justice MOLESWORTH, in Melbourne, in the Equity suit of HORNE V. GILLES, and wo sub join the comments on the case ol the Melbourne press. In doing this wo discharge a most unwel- come duty that devolves upon us as public journal- ists. We have, however, no discretion. And wo are satisfied that we should be little consulting the wishes of any person upon whose conduct the case may more or less reflect, in any attempt to suppress either the particulars of the suit or the strictures that have been passed upon them. The world in its charity would doubtless attribute its own motives, if we adopted that course. We must, however, say that Mr. Justice Horne, who has for many years held a distinguished public position in this colony, and its esteem for whom the commu- nity has allowed no suitable opportunity to pass of expressing is entitled to ask that no public judg- ment shall be pronounced until the case i...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 1 September 1860
DEATHS. On Wednesday, 29th August, Richard T. WHITBREAD, aged 44 years, after a very short ill- ness. The Funeral will take place on Sunday, (To-morrow), 2nd September, at half-past two &nbsp; o'clock p.m., from the residence of Mr. Mathers, 23 Melbourne-street. Friends are respectfully in- vited to attend. s 1 On the 28th August, EUSTACE WILLIAM, infant son of the Rev. J. Garrard, aged 5 months. s 1
VICTORIA. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 1 September 1860
VICTORIA. By the City of Hobart and Black Swan we have Melbourne papers to the 29th ult. The interest of the news is confined to the Par- liamentary explanations on the Ministerial crisis and the riotous assault on the Houses of Parlia ment. On Tuesday evening the 28th ult., there being a full meeting of the Assembly, an exciting scene took place. Mr. Nicholson in the first place de- tailed the events which had occasioned his retire- ment from office and resulted in his resuming the government. He said:- He needd not state the cause of the difficulty that had arisen in the Cabinet, as it was well known to the country. A statement had been made in one House, and retracted in the other; and that retracta- tion had been made by Mr. Fellows, under pres sure of time and circumstances, in virtue of an Arrangement which had been agreed upon between &nbsp; Mr. Bennett and Mr. Service, but which the former had found himself unable to carry out. He had sought Mr. Service in the refres...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 1 September 1860
Steam to Melbourne. Return Tickets. Return Tickets. THE T. S. IÍ. Company's Steamship " CITY OF HOBLET," Alfred Darby, Commander, will leave for MELBOURNE, on WEDNESDAY, ihe 5th September, at three p.m. FABES. £ s. d. Return Tickets, available for ' two months or four voy ages... 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, August 24th, I860. Steam to Melbourne. Tim Launceston & Molbourne Steam Navigation Co's ltoynl ^.Mail Steam ' Ship "BLACK -SWAN," ALKXANDSU T. WOODS, Commander, will leave the' Company's Wharf, Launceston, on TUESDAY, tho 4th September, at one o'clock. For Freight or passage, , i Apply to GEORGE FISHER. Agent. Wharf, Launceston, August 21th. 2s Direct and Nearest Route to the Snowy River Gold Fields. Steam to Sydney, via Twofold Bay. THE T.S.N.Co's Steam- ship "TASMANIA," J. Clinch, commander, will rtl¡ffiflíl||ftffi&...
THE MERCURY. SATURDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER 1ST, 1860. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 1 September 1860
THE MERCURY. SATURDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER 1ST, 18(30. IN the Legislative Council yesterday leave of abseuco for one week was granted to Mr. WHYTE. Mr. WEDGE gave notice of motion for Tuesday for the appointment of a Select Committee to search the Journals of the House of Assembly to ascertain the fate of a Bill recently sent down from tlio Council. The ABBOTT'« Land Claim Arbitration Bill waa read a. second time on the motion of the COLONIAL SECRETARY after somo opposition from Mr. GELL. The Black Swans Extermination Prevention Bill was read n third tune after the title hod been amended. The House then adjourned. IN the House of Assembly the Matrimonial Causes Bill was read a third time and passed. The Sum- mary Procedure on Bills of Exchange Bill was also read a third time and passed. The further con- sideration of the Hobart Town Water Works Bill was postponed. The ATTORNEY-GENERAL moved the second reading of the Foreign Seamen; Bill which was rejected with the concurrence of the G...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 1 September 1860
Loyal United Brothers' Lodge, BIRD-IN-HAND, - ARGYLE-STREET. A. I. O. O. F. THE Brethren of the above Lodge and Friends are respectfully informed that the ANNUAL DINNER will take "place on WEDNESDAY, CTH SEPTEMBER, 18C0. Tickets 10s. 6d. each, may be obtained from the undermentioned : G.M., JOHN DAVIES P.G., J. GODFREY V.G., n. WHITELEY P.G., S. KNIGHTS Brother P I'TiOUT niLL Brother AJ.^VANDER CLARK. Dinner will be on the Table at six o'clock. A Band will be in attendance throughout the evening. EDWAED AUSTIN, til imluw Secretary. GRAND ODD FELLOWS' BALL, TO BE HELD AT THE THEATRE ROYAL, HOBART TOWN. THURSDAY, 6TH SEPTEMBER, The obj'cct being to obtain tho Funds necessary for the purchase of the remaining Instruments re- quired to complete tho organization of the ODD FELLOWS': BAND. THE Support of the Public is respectfully invited. It is also hoped that members of the various VOIUNTBBK COBPS, who may wish to give encouragement, will enliven the scene, and lend attraction by appear...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 3 September 1860
THIRD AMATEUR PERFORMANCE. WM THE BRETHREN of Grand LodCo aro rcquoatod lo MEET at the Theatre Jloynl, at hall-past six o'clock, THIS EVEN- ING, for the purpose of assisting the Grand Master to receive llis Excellency tho Governor and tho olhor Patrons of tho Entertainment. By ordor, F. J. DRAKE, G. S. 3rd Soptombor, 18G0. To Curriers, Leather Dressers, and Others. TENDERS aro invited for tho supply of Sevonty-fivo (75) PA.TENT LEATHER HORSE-HIDE MILITARY BELTS for tho ODD FELLOWS* RIFLE CORPS. Tho Tenders will bo rocoivod up to MONDAY tho 10th instant at tho Ordorly Room, in tho rear of The Mereuri/ Ofliee, jMnequario-streol, and all pailiculnrs may be obtained on applica- tion to tho undorsignod. STUART J. DANDRIDGPÎ, Quartor-Mastor Serjeant. 3rd September, 1800 alt Servants ! Servants ! WANTED respceliiblo SERVANTS for Town and Country. For HIRE Servants with good Testimonials, ut MESSRS. PATE Y & CO.'s REGISTRY OFFICES, ULIZAHETH-STKEET. (Opnosilo the General Post Office...
QUEENSLAND. (FROM THE ARGUS CORRESPONDENT). Brisbane, August 14. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 3 September 1860
QUEENSLAND. (FROM THE AltGUS COBKESFONDEN'l). Brisbane, August 14 Since the date of my last communication, it has rained day and night with scarcely an hour's intermission, and our streets are in such a miry condition that no ordinary amount of resolution is required tu venture out of doors in search of news. Business, commercially and socially, has been proportionately dull, and the adjournment of the Assembly until the 21ät inst., for the purpose of affording the several select committees time to bring up their reports, has left mo but little political intelligence to record. The Un- occupied Crown Lands Occupation Bill and the Tenders Regulation Bill, have both passed through the Lower House, and been sent to tho Council, who are still sitting, for their concur- rence. The former has been amended in the Assembly hy the abolition of the preemptive system, the result of a strong expression of public opinion, given at a meeting held at tho School of Arts. A third Land Bill, providin...
THE GREAT PARIS FETE. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 3 September 1860
THE GREAT PARIS FETE. Correspondents in Paris describe the great fée which took piano on Thursday, to cele- brate the annexation to France of Savoy and Nice. At half-past one the cannon nnuouncod the departure of his Majesty to the reviewing ground, lie was attended by a great many generals not generals of division merely, as has some- times been the CASO, but by all tho brigadier generals iu Paris who chose to "go. Prince Napoleon rode op the IJmperor's right hand, and theDuko of Malakoff on his left. In his Majesty's suite there were a Prussian, a Russian, and several Sardinian officers. The cortege, jnstend of following \}\o usual route by the quays, followed the grand avenue ol the Champs Elysôes to the rond point, and deboubched upon the Point de Juna by the Avenue Montaigne. The number of troops in the Champs de Mars was variously estimated at from 00,000 to 80,000 men. The national Guard and a por- tion of the Imperial Guard occupied tho right, and the army of Paris, imphidii...
MISCELLANEOUS SHIPPING. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 3 September 1860
. MISCELLANEOUS SHIPPING. Tho City of Hobai t w as taken alongside tho Now Whaif on Satuulaj, to lake in IO tuns hpcim oil, ex Sapphire ioi ti tnshipment at Mclboui ne to the Suffolk foi England I The Pet, lately pmchased bj Mi Moiling, hav- ing undergone tboio igh lepan and lefittmg, will bo brought down from Ross h ïmls this nioiniug Tho Úiama which has been down to Lou,; Bay to tako in piles foi the Wliui at Williamstown, was coming up the nvti last m¿ht, to tako 111 tho remainder of lim rai go foi Mclboui no The stone quniuoj at 'J m loi s liav, foi the supply of stouo foi the î*ev Houses of Paihamont at Melbourne, aie bein,; nipidly weil ed A num- ber of men weie tal en down onriidavantlanotliei portion of the quaiijuicn engaged, with tho ciane brought bj tho Cit¿ oí Hobin t, \ ill bo taken down tins morning and wo undci st tn 1 it is the intention of the piopiîotoi oi the quau¿ to ciecta jetty to enable vessels oflfi¿c sue lo come alongside and take in tho stone Til» S101.NOWV...
COMMERCIAL HOBART TOWN MARKETS. Mercury Office, Saturday Afternoon. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 3 September 1860
- COMMERCIAL HOBART TOWN MARKETS. Mercury Oßce, Saturday Afternoon. In tho impon luaikeis ousmess nos contiuiicu tbionghont the weel cctiemolj cxniet and no transactions haï o tvken place to call foi any paiticulai notice GitATt,, i.c-1 ho wheal maikct has been ^ely inactiv e tho last fen d-v, and Bince the ícceipl of tho last intelligence bom Melbourne much de piessgd In the absence of niv\ sales it is unposs lbleto givciuiy coucct quotation but as puce-, have fallen HO eonsideiablj at Mclboui ne mid Adelaide a decline will of eouiso take place Oils ha\o ni no wav mipio\cd and nothing wlmtoioi is ?doing English bailej meets with \oi\ little jnqniry Ilaj continues much the same as befoio loose still i anging fiom £o 10a to £b 10s pci ton according to qualitj, and couutiy piessed íióin £o to ¿CO Potatoes ba\ o been in good demand the last two oi tinco da\s and pnees lane slightly unproved, sales having been made at £¿ 10- to £6. VLOVR-The lecent advices fiom Mclbonine havo quite unse...
POLICE OFFICE. SATURDAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 3 September 1860
POLICE OFFICE. SATURDAY. BisponH W. Tarleton, P.M. Throe persons charged with drunkenness wero fined 10s each, and two persons charged with using obscene language wore fined 5s. each. INDI:CENT CONDUCT.--Maria Hill was charged by constable Robbins with being a common prosti- tute. Mr. Moriarty defended. Tho first charge was withdrawn after the exam- ination ofsovornl witnesses mid defendant was fined 5s. for «sing indecent language. Beforo Mr. Tarleton, Askin Morrison, and Robert Power, Esqrs. DESERTING HIS SHIP.-Thomas Mosely, articled seaman, was charged by Capt. Adams of the Don Podio II., barque, with deserting his vessel. Complainant proved tho neglect of defendant to come aboard, and defendant in his defence said he asked lcavo ol'.absanpe pf'the ini}te and sent another man to do his work, as ho had been drinking, but was coming down to tho vessel with somo of his thiugs when apprehended. Cnpt. Evans said no man carno down in defen- dant's stead, Tho Bunch said tho caso had bo...
LAUNCESTON, SEPTEMBER 1. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 3 September 1860
LAUNCESTON, SEPTEMBER 1. Ia con&"quuico of the fall in «heat md fioui in Melboinno, puco» ha\ o declined hue Ploui isiioiv riuotedatnom ¿¡10 to £17 loi quantity and wlu.nl nt 7s , but no liansactioiib no taking phcu m eithei'of thonbovc, thueicit the quotations aio almost nonun ü Oat-» nie nominally, S s potatoes fetch £b, bags m butt"i leninni-. ni Is id, hi\, national y at fit 10-, to X3, bicad, al pu ¿lbs loaf -J-'iaMiiiio
HOBART TOWN PRICES CURRENT. ALE AND PORTER, (duty paid.) [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 3 September 1860
HOBART TOWN PRICES CÜKRENT. ALE AND rouTEii, (duty paid.) Alo Üass's, per h/.'d. ... ... AUsop])'s do . Otliur brands do Uyass's, por dozen ... -Allsopp's do. ... 'Mar/.olti's do . Seeaiul class brands do Port er Taylor's per lihd. ... "l'ruinau's do Otber brands do ... Byosa's quarts, doz Mnry.otti's do Aid class brands do £. s. il. £. s. a* 7 0 O to 7 IO O 8 0 0 SOO 5 0 0*700 O 10 O O 10 (¡ O JO O* 0 310 O 10 O 0 0 0 0 7 0 0 8 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 4 10 O 5 0 0 a io o 4 0 0 O 30 O O 10 !) O 10 C 0 0 0 0 7 0 0 8 0 Colonial cabin, per cwt. ... 1 4 O to 1 6 O Navy do . 0 l8 / 10 0 English fancy assorted, lb. 0 1 0 0 10 BUILDING MATERIALS. Bricks/Colonial, per 1000 1 10 0 to 0 0 Fire ... do 5 0 0 0 0 Slates, Duchess, do 12 10 0 14 0 Countess, do 10 0 0 10 10 Lodic3, do 5 0 0 5 5 Cement, Eoman, per barrel 12 0 15 Porthuid.do 0 l8 0 10 BOTTFR. Cork, lier lb. 0 12 0 1 ."! American, do . 0 0 0 0 0 0 CANDLES. Trice's No. 1 Belmont, lb. 0 1 4 to 0 1 &lt; Foreign do ... ..7 . 0 10 0 0 0 Comp...
OFFICIAL OBSTRUCTIVENESS. TO THE EDITOR OF THE MERCURY. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 3 September 1860
OFFICIAL OBSTnUCTIVENESS. TO THE EDITOR OP THE MEnCORT. Sir -Must all officaü bodies laboui undei the samo disease-obstruction ? Is thoio nono to be met with which knows any othei ti ode than "How not to do it ? ' I thought bottei of oui Education Boaid, when, in Maich last, they made anange ments foi conducting an examination (foi bojs undei 13 yeai s of age) in Launceston simultaneously with that which was being held in Hobart Town Accordingly, being ínteiested in the fato of an intending candidato foi tho A A degree, whose ft lends happen to resido upwards of a bundled miles from tho capital, and being anxious to save all pai ties from the incon- veniences of lus peísonal attendance there, I uiged upon the Council the desirability of making ar îangemonts for conducting the Examination m Launceston as well as in Hobart Town, au ango ments which, lam confident, any 01 dreary man of business would have no difhcuity whatever in making i The auswoi is sent in due foi m -"MyLoids" of t...
SHIP MAILS. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 3 September 1860
SHIP MAILS. ' MAIM will close at the General Post Office, Hobart Town, as under : For Adelaide and Sydney vii Melbourne, first vessel, this day, at 3 p.m. For Melbourne via Launceston/Black Swan, ditto, C.30p.m. "For New Zealand and Queensland vii Sydney, first vessel, Tuesday next, 11 a.m. For Twofold Bay and Sydney, Tasmania, ditto, ditto. For Melbourne, per City of Hobart, on Wednes- day next, at 2 p.m. S. T. HARDINGK, Postmaster.