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PROTECTIONISM IN AMERICA. (From the Times.) [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 3 March 1858
PROTECriONISVI IN AMERICA. (From the rimes.) We have no reason to comphin of the country's progress in at least some branches of social science. Our system of finance gives a firm bads to the national prosperity. Our institutions secure personal liberty, and en- courage locomotion and enterprise. Political eco/ie;oy has grown up almost entirely with in , the limits of tliese islands, and here alurça is it that its principles, after meeting accepta- tion f oin thinkers, hive lie-n carried into practice by men of the world. It has been said that K/iglishmen cannot generalise ; hut we know no more striking instance of gene- ralization than when the who^e policy of the first C0fii;nercial cau'itry in the world was revolutionised in &tiedien,c& to, the theaden of a deductive science. How far Cither nations are behind m in this matter it requires but little observation ta perceive. France has not yet had courago even to hi ike the stsp from Prohibition to Protection. Many ...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 3 March 1858
H'¿MY OP BALE, WBDKE5DAY, 3rd MARCH. At half.pa»t 10 for 11 «'clock, . Meiern HoutrnoltlFamifure, Larg« Baga- telle Tablet Pictures, «Vc. , . BY W. A. ÛÛÊSDON ¿ CO. . ft IM Gallery, Upper Back Store of their Mut, Collmftlreet, Day *nd time »* Abor«. A VARIETY et Mod«"! and Useful HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE, con «ming of hair »rated tofat and couches, hair - iMUd, «norefCO covered, and other chair«, tola« and coach«« in morocco, loo tables wnrfn» from 2 feet 3 inches to 4 fut G închea In diwheter, telescope, dinitn», and ether table«, «dar tid»l oardr, and ihcftion Hlt, »pring-teMed raw ch irs. bookcase - fi MCfttatre, lar»;» t-agntfllc table, 9 feet C ¡nebea by 3 feet 2 inches with ivoi y balls and cull complet«, &c&lt; At»n. Hotti pitt* and c* dur four post, French. and other bedstead«, ehildren'i pine c lbf, Hue« ptlte *ed cedar w-ifurobcs, chests of - drawer», toilet tables, wi. dow curtains, and ' kale«, child'» chah, eedbt enmmode«, Otto "'?an'átoi fbouteol*. table b.o...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 3 March 1858
Immigration Office, Hobart Town March 1st 1858. MARRIED nnd Single agricultural la. bowers and some shepherds are for engagement at the Immigration Depot, being Immigrants through the Highland Society. Also some girls with tho families ; and one man cook, are for engagement. J. D. LOCH. 105S Immigration Agent. Hobart Town Savings' Bank. NOTICE TO MANAGERS. THE TIalf«voaIy Meeting of Managers of the Hobart Town Savings' Bank will be held on the 6th proximo (Saturday next) at half-past 10 o'clock a.m., on the Bank premises. GEO, W, WALKER, Actuary. Macqunric-street, 27th of 2nd in. (February) 1858. G m 1041 REMOVAL. THE _ undersigned bogs to inform his friends and customers that he has re- moved from 33, Barrack-street, to Bit IS« BANE-S'I'REKT, opposite the Independent Chapel, where all orders will be punctually attended to. J. C. SOMMER, t c 1059 Painter and Glazier. HENEY IKJN, CABINET MAKER AND UNDERTAKER No. l8, ARQYLD-STaEET, Next to Burdon's Coach Manufactory. .». Every descrip...
THE "TRADE WIND" IMMIGRANTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 3 March 1858
THE "TRADE WIND" IMMI- GRANTS. ßy the polite attention of the Hon. Co- lonial Secretary, we are enabled to pre- sent our readers with the latest account of the Immigrants the Quarantine Station,, who, as will be seen, are pro- gressing most satisfactorily. Impression Bay, Quarantine Depot. To the Hon, the Colonial Seoretnry. Sir,-I beg to inform you that the health of the passengers landed here from the ship Trade Wind is decidedly improving. I have now in Male Hospital, 5 : three from debility after fever, two with cough. In Female, two, debility. Number of cases out of Hospital, receiving medicine, 20-chiefly debility. On Saturday last sent 22 young men, one family of 12, one man and wife, one mother and daughter, to Cascades. Visited them yesterday, found all healthy and comfortable. I have the honor to be, Sir, Your Obedient Servant, W. H. Tibbit. March 1st, 1858.
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. PORT OF HOBART TOWN AltRIVED, [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 3 March 1858
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. PORT OF HOBART TOWN AltRIVED, March 2-Nautilus, barque, 190 tons, Crack- nell, from Whaling with 3 cuns sperm oil Agent W. Young. E.VTEHED OUT. March 3-Urania sch., 101 tons, Dodd, for Melbourne. March 2-Tamar sell., 112 tons, Pie, for Mel- bourne. March 2-Lady Emma, barque, 131 tons, Young for South Seas. Alaren 2-Fair Tasmanian sch., 15G tons, Mooro for Twofold Bay. ClEAltED OUT. March 2-Balmoral, schooner, 115 tons.King, for Sydney with cargo. March 2-Corsair, brig, 135 tons. Gay for Port Victoria, New Zealand, with cargo-Pass- engers Mr. J. Griffith, Mr. G. B. Bell, Mrs. O'Ncil and three children, Mrs. Gay, and Mrs. Robinson. I March 2-Wee Tottie, biig, l63 tonB,Browu, for Melbourne with t»rgo-Passengers two in the «teerige, I March 2-Mary Ann, 116 tons, Sraves' or j Port Albert, in ballast. SAILED. March 2-Freo Tiuder, barque, for Bluff, Harbour, New Zealand. EXPOBTS. Balmoral for Sjdncy. 10 tons hay, King and Patterson. Weo Tottio for Melbourne 65,000 ft...
LATEST EUROPEAN [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 3 March 1858
LATEST EUROPEAN .."' COLONIAL " PABLCAMEST*.'-A fas rhloo has lately grown up JO some of our \ «oong colonies just arrived, as K were, at roan's estate, of giving to their popu 1- tar Legislatures the appellation of Par liaments. Governors fall in with the "'prevailing humor; the terni is adopted *"' by the Colonial Press ; and it seems to '".li slipping into familiar use. We have ; ,, word to say on this natter. We - malt« no preface of apology for our re " marks, which are not meant to affront Jl the amur propre of our colonial friends '-.but by way of sober suggestion. We Cbold in high esteem these popular Leg.s distares They secure to our fellow ; 'Wry m« *» *° «.»»"»*. ime^ * privileges of EnglMimen; they are ex ; '«dleot in themselves; so far as we can Kîdge, they are formed of highly re - iUable materials, and their working is H STthe whole satisfactory. They are ' ,tbe nearest posáble approach which can T,1bVmadetoour own form of govern nest; but they are not Parliaments. 'V...
THE SESSION OF PARLIAMENT. (From the 'European Times.') [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 3 March 1858
THE SESSION OF PARLIAMENT. (From the ' European Times.') Tho proceedings in Parliament since it met have been of little more thv~ routine character. On Monday, ih£^-^ of December, in the Upper Chamber, tat-, Earl of Ellenborough, who is great on Indian politics, brought the conduct of the Calcutta Government, in the matter of the Arms Act and the statute restrict- ing the liberty of the press in that country, before the House, and strongly condemned tt.c policy of the Governor General. He was at variance, too, with Lord Canriing,for treating Europeans and natives ou a footing of equality. Such an assimilation of races, was he thought, under present circumstances, little short of fatuity. The defence of Lord Canning rested with Earl Granville, a smart speaker aud ready debater, but in every way inferior to Lord Ellenborough in a practical knowledge of the subject. The last named nobleman seems to have turned his knowledge of ludia, gained when he was there himself as Governor General...
POLICE OFFICE. MONDAY. Before Alderman Lewis. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 3 March 1858
POLICE OFFICE. MONDAY. Before Alderman Lewis. cb Souse Róblcry-William Barnett, t.l., was charged with feloniously enter- ing the dwelling house of Charles Ainsworth, in Liverpool Street, and stealing therefrom copper tokens to the value of Ss., two sixpences, and two English farthings. Ho was remanded till thoéthitist.' Idle and Disorderly.-Mary Ann Patterson was charged with being an idle and disordeily person, wandering abroad, and behaving in a highly im- proper manner. The défendant, a wietched looking object, pt rily stated Unit she was "guilty of course," and was sent lo the House of Correction 1er three months. TUES DAY. (Before A. Kennedy, Esq., Aldermen Lewis and Rheuben.) Rigid Charges.--Two brawlers were euch finca 5s., and Richard Knight, free by servitude, wns sent to the House of Correction for three months, as a vagrant. Margaret Patterson 1.1. was sentenced to tlnee months imprisonment for drunkenness, and John Duxberry p. li. to one mouth's imprisonmeut for being o...
LORD PALMERSTON IN ARMOUR. (From the Leader.) [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 3 March 1858
lüRD PALMERSTON IN ARMOUR. (From the Leader?) . I'll assure you, a utter'd as Iprave ords at thö pridge as you shall see Bin a summer's day. , . 1 . . . And such fellows are perfect in Igreat commnndeis names, and they will liearn you by vote where services were Jdone ; at such and such a sconce, at such la breach, at such a convoy; who carno loff bravely, who was shot,who degraded, Iwhatteims the enemy stood on ; and ithis they can perfect in the phrase of iwar. . . . And what a beard of the gen- eral's cut and a horrid suit of the camp rill do among foaming bottles and ale »whed wits, is wonderful to be thought I tell you what Captain Gower ; I do »lercoivc he ;is not tho man he would «ladly make show to the 'orld he is ; if I Bunda bolo in hi» coat, I will itell bim loy mind. . . I Lord Palmerston upon his legs, secs a ¡way to tho heart ol' his audience. His ?oratory, at a dinner-table, si irs the blood land brings flushes on the cheek. It has lall the qualities of Cluan wines, a...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 3 March 1858
-r STEAM TO SYDNEY, 'VU TWOFOLD BAY, -THE T.S.N. Co's STEAM.SHIP "TASÏÏAKIA" Will leave for SYDNEY via TWO. »fOLD BAY, on or aboutSATUB DAY, 13th March, at noon. CJIABLES TOBT, Manager T. P. N. Co Franklin Wharf, March 2, !8.'S. STEAM TO MELBOURNE. THE T.S.N Co.V Sfonm Ship "CITY OP HOBART" _ _ will leave for MEL- BOURNE on WEDNESDAY, the 10th March, 1858, at 3 o'clock. CHAHI.ES TOBT, Manager, T. S.'N. Co. Franklin Wharf, Feb. 24, 1858. 828 Gi Dit Trt For Melbourne Direct Schooner THE Fast Sailinj URANJ*. G J. DOD», Alastor. -?-..»-»- For freight apply to tlicU nPa Waiter on board : or to. J not - - -01 *r -I Pia He Syt Ad I Cot the rcq in t L. PHILLIPS, C, New Wharf. 091 te For Geelong. THE Favourite Schooner JANE, -will sail for the above port willi im 'mediate dispatch. For freight or passage, apply to MANING, BitoTnnns. New Wharf, March 1, 1858 1057 te ] mu nftc I for alw I the I btre í [ can Mr J0 Cai Sto: For Melbourne, direct to the ßir Wharf. ' f THE fine f.ift.sailing schoo...
THE MERCURY [PUBLISHED DAILY.] WEDNESDAY, MARCH 3, 1858. THE MARINE BOARD. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 3 March 1858
"THÉMERCÜfiT LPCBLISUEO DAILY/. "[ , . "WEDNESDAY. MARCH 3. 1858. THE MARINE BOARD. Tux establishment of a Marine Board composed of practical and experienced men, will, we have no doubt, prove of the greatest benefit to the public, and the supersedence of the old fashioned jog-trot of the Fort Office ia an advan- tage which has already been felt by the attention paid by the Board to the re quirjments of the community. We have, on several occasions, strenu- ously advocated the utility of a swing bridge at the dock month on the Con- stitution Dock, and pointed out the ad- vantages which it would confer. Yes "'' terday a memorial, numerously and res ;- pectably signed, was presented to the 'Board, calling its attention to the sub- ject, and requesting its consideration of a matter of so much importance. The result was prompt and decisive, and a reference to our advertising columns will show, that tenders are invited for the u necessary work. We congratulate the public on this expeditio...
THE CRICKET MATCH. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 3 March 1858
THE CRICKET MATCH. ¿ THIS great event comes off to-morrow, ",when we anticipate that all Hobart . Town will be collected in the Domain to " witness the second contest between ' Victoria and Tasmania for the palm ol' victory in the cricket field. It is satis ' factory to know that Hobart Town is ' showing a disposition to receive her visi "'tors in a worthy and becoming manner, and from the extensive preparations that .-' are going forward, we are sure that no --thing will bp left undone or neglected to render this occasion memorable. And the occasion is pregnant with more im- portance, than strikes thî eye at first '' sight-the results will outlive the eveut. ' The forthcoming match will give a stimulus to cricket, amongst tiie people here, and will tend to make that noble ".game looked upon, as it ought to be and is in the mother country, as a science, and not merely as a pastime. (So far as is practicable,tiie Government intend to make to-morrow a general 'holiday, and the public ...
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. PORT OF HOBART TOWN. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 4 March 1858
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. PORT OP HOBAlir TOWN anuivEU. March 3 -Glencoe, buquo.lGO tons, Wlnto, from 1'oit ilhert, 27th nltnno, with G3 cattle, Agents, Boj s and Hall EM Euro OUT March 3rd-Goldseeker, schooner, IOC tons, Wilson, Melbourne CLEARED orr March 3id-Ullina, schoonei, 101 tons, Dodd, Melbourne, vin tinco Hut l'oint, timboi Match 3id-Hiirnriven, schoonei, 171 tons, Hendcisoii, Newcastle, New South Wales, halbst Mnreb Jrd-Atholl, schoonei', 251 tons, Wulkoi, Newcastle, Now South Wdes, billtist. s vitro March 3rd-Bihnoial, schoonei, 113 tons, lung, Vcw castle, Now South Wales, llareli Jul-Atholl, schouner, 253 tons, Wnlkei, Newcastle, Now houth Wales Milich 3 d-Woo Tottie, brig, 103 tons, Droivu, Melbourne March Jrd-Corsair, schoonei, 131 tons, Gay, Port Victoria, New Zealand March 3rd-Mary Ann, schooner, 116 tons, Graves, Port Albeit. March 3nl-Urania, schooner, 101 tons. Dodd, Melbourne.
COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE. VICTORIA. (From the Age of Monday.) [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 4 March 1858
COMMERCIAL. INTELLIGENCE. VICTOKIA. (From tho Age of Monday.) rrorB VM) GiiAiv-Thompson's Cticit7ir ieports llicso markets us follows -'Tho wen thor dining tho week has been voiy fine nnil fivoiablolor oideis foi both flour nnd grain being executed Now iloui comos slowly to hand, and foi what is m tho muikot higher rates than 1 ist week ni e itsltcd, fust class burnda ot Adelaide i being woilh J?17 Whcit is sauce, with a I good inqtiii v Urnn v i y íh in, at un uuv anco of | Oil per bushel on la«t week's rates, picsenliato, 3s Jil io 3s 6d Colonial oats coming slowly into the maiket, theio is i beni j demand foi ¡scotch and lush, the former at fioin Osto Gs'd, tho latter at horn Gs Cd to 7s Capo bailoj in fcood request foi seed, and seal co limbei mlcs at formel rates
CALCUTTA. THE EXGAGEMENT WITH THE CHIT. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 4 March 1858
CALCUTTA. THE EXGIOEMEXT WITH TIIE CHIT üAGOxa MÜTIXEEBS.-A Correspondent of the Englishman supplies the following account ; In times like the present, when rebel lion and disaffection are rife throughout the land a no.iijst our na'ive troops, it beeomes the duty of every min when instances of loyalty and determined bra- very amongst them are evinced, to brilia the same to public notice, and such I have the satisfaction to resord, having been an eye-witness anJ1ijn-3qmbata.it on the occasion. A detaenment of the Sylhet Light In- fantry Battalion (which I asco lípanieJ) under command of Myor Byng, recave I orders to proceed from Sylhet to intercept themutiueers of the 31th N.I.,who were supposed to be on the borders of Inde pendent Tipperah, marching towards Moneypoorey. According to informa- tion received, the dotach-neafc inarched direqt to a place 0 died Purtabghur.fully SO miles distant from Sylhet, which journey they accomplished in a 1 inoredi bly short space of time. No decide...
YESTERDAY'S MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 4 March 1858
YESTERDAY'S MARKETS?"* BUSINESS was very quiet in the grain market throughout the day. A lew salts of wheat were effected at 7s 9d per bushel, which speaking generally is the outside price, though a very superior sample would fetch 8s. Colonial oats remain at Gs to Cs. Gd. per bushel and are still very scarce. Foreign oats are dull of sale at 5s. to 5s. Gd. Cape Bar- ley is in demand, and prices have an up- ward tendency, a good articlo realizing 7s. 3d. English Barley is much en- quired for, and has also experienced an advance, being now quoted at 7s. Gd. to 8s. Gd. per bushel according to quality ; a good sample readily obtains the .hitter I figure. Comparatively speaking, but ' little hay carno in to day.which was sold at £6 10s. lo £7 10s. per ton according to quality. Country pressed hay still ranges from. £7 10s to £8, and the hy- draulic pressed from £8 10s. to £9. Potatoes arc increasing in demand, hut prices have undergone no further altera- tion, £10 to £12 per ton accordi...
AN ATROCIOUS MURDER. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 4 March 1858
AN ATIîOCIOrjS MUß DEB. TEE C.mrfc of As*:zes of the Nord yes terdiy tried a youn.r man named Wery, of A[ mceaux, St. Vast, for murder. The circumstances ol'the casi were somewhat singular -.-He had seducid a young wo- ram na-ii'd Adeline M ira iu, but ma li fsted a great affection fir har, and pro- posed marri ige. At first his muller objectai to such a step,but after a while gave her consent, and the banns were published. A day wa? fixed for the marriage, and the young woman ap- peared very happy at the idea ot it. But ¡ill at once the mother v tr.ioted h r conspnt. On this-, the young couple had a secret conference, and they each wrote a letter, after vvhich they left the vil- lage, eon versing together in apparently the most affectionate terms. Th.-.t night the female did not return home, and the next morning the young man went to inquire after her, and appeared surprised on oeing told th it she had not been seen. After a v\ hue her dead body w.n found lying in a sha'how part of...
GENERAL POST OFFICE. General Post Office, 4th March, 1858. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Daily Mercury — 4 March 1858
GENERAL POST OFFICE. General Post Office, 4th March, ISoS. 6 TOS Sfxna will be cloíed at Hobart Town as auder:- ! For London, vii Suez and Marseilles, per ( Emeu, on or about the 10th matant. For London, vii Soez and Southampton, do. ^Mediterranean Port,, vi Suez,do do.do I For Indi», China, Mauritius, and Cape of. Good Hope vii Point de Galle, do. do. do. For S«£n River, vii Melbourne, do do. do. S. T. IlABDrSOE, Fostmiuter. Msils for Srdney and Adelaide aro nwle 0" at this oäicc, and forwarded vin Mel bourne, by every rteam veaei departing from Hobart Town or Launceston. IHTOBTAXT NoncB.-The French transit rste on letter« for England, forwarded ua M^r-1 irillemnastbo prepaid in cash at the window of the Post Office at which they may be potted, M also the English postage on Wters «md new. papers for Foreign part,, and for British Colo bies when forwarded through England.