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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 5 September 1860
Steam to Melbourne. Beturn Tickets. Return TicketB. THE T. S. N. Company's ."". Steamship _^àv " CITY or HOBART," MV¡}M¥M$M!y Alfred Darby, Commander, «IÍfe§íS*s*¡» w ill kure for MELBOURNE, on WEDNESDAY, the 5t!i Septeml)or, at three p.m. FABES. £ 8. d. Return Tielteta, 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 ago in pro- portion. _ BENJ. M. CUNNINGHAM, Manager, T.S.N. Co. Franklin Wharf, August 24th, 18G0. THE L. and M. S. N. CO'S ^^\ Steam Shi]) "ROYAL SHEP j^Pv^lERD," W. JI. SAUNDr-ns, 0S&aßnx^ Commander, TI ill leave the SESgaSff^^Tia Company's Whurf, L'iuncos ton, on SATÜJIDAY next, the 8th instant, at Daylight. For freight or passage, apply to GEORGE FISHER, Agent. Wharf, Launceston, September 1. s G For Twofold Bay and Sydney. THE Clipper Barque «.PE T," 400 Tons, ROBERT THOMPSON, Commander. This favorite ship will sail for the above ports on the 10th acptemoer. Appl...
SUPBEME COURT. CRLMINAL SITTINGS. (AFTER SECOND TERM, 1860.) TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 4. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 5 September 1860
SUPBEME COURT. -. CRLMINAL SITTINGS. (AFTER SECOND TEIÎM, I860.) TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 4. This Criminal Session was commenced at the Court House, Campbell-street, yesterday morning at ten o'clock. | His Honot the Chief Justice presided in the First Court, and His Honor Mr. Justice Horne took his seat in the Second Court. FIRST COURT, BEFORE His Honor Sir Valentine Fleming, Knight, Chief Justice. The prosecutions were conducted by Mr. Knight, Solicitor-General, on behalf of the Crown. UNLAWFUL ASSAULT. Patrick Glynn was charged with having at Hobart Town on the 3rd July unlawfully assaulted Mary Jane Hutchins, an infant above the age of 10 years and under the age of 12 years, to wit, of the ago of 11 years, and with having unlawfully and carnally abused her. The prosecutrix, the daughter of James Hut- chins, a laboring man living in Liverpool-street, having been oxamined and the evidence of Dr. Carns, and the father of the child, and other wit- nesses having been taken. Mr. Lees address...
MISCELLANEOUS SHIPPING. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 6 September 1860
MISCELLANEOUS SHIPPING. Tho City of Ilobait left foi Melbourne jesteidny aftcinoon, tal ni^as jmt c ugo, 4J tims speun oil, for shipment In the faulloll, and a lotge quaiitit} ot iruit foi the Melbourne maiket Iho Sapplme uas biou^hfc down fiom McGie gorsyaidh jesteuliy and boithed alongsido the New Whait The Giecian vent into tho stieain jeateiday from the whiif pieMous to sailing Ibu Maiy Ann fiom this poit aimed at Toil Adelaido ou the 28th ull Hie Remdcei horn Il&lmt I'own, aiu\etatSyd ney on the 30th ull
THE SECOND AUSTRALIAN CHAMPION SWEEPSTAKES. THE SYDNEY CHAMPION DAY. (BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH TO THE ARGU[?].) Saturday, Septe[?]ber 1. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 6 September 1860
THE SECOND AUSTRALIAN CHAMPION SWEEPSTAKES. THE SYDNEY CHAMPION DAY. (Di EI.ECTOIC TEMMttATir TO Tltn AUOU'j.y Saturday, Soptoi' aleri. Tlio «¡real turf event of Iho present 80,a;5on enmo' oft'on Saturday, with groat ¿chit, "^'lio weather was ¡ill thal could bo desired. Tho G'.-.veriior-Goneral and nearly all tho moinbei-s of bo1 j| Houses of Par- liament, with tiliout 20,000 ot'j,ol. persons, woro present. Tho racine; was wort',,.. 0f the occasion, and must havo amply ralistlr ,] (,]," ,"ost exigeant oftuWile-s. It will bo soon ' jHll/ tho second Aus- tralian Champion Swcopstr j:03 terminated in tlio, ti liiinph of ono of the bos' ¿ ""¡m!,is that over, . ran . upon Australian groin- ,a_tho miignilicout maro Zoe, who m last year s. ¡¡trugglo ran second to that flying wonder, tho B rtoiCi ""a defeated tlio best and lurgest fields of 0]&lt;l horses Victoria could ovor boost. As tho hore ,ino of Saturday is, and has boon for soino two yonrr j, located in Now South Walos, wo sup...
COMMERCIAL. HOBART TOWN MARKETS. Mercury Office, Wednesday Afternoon. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 6 September 1860
COMMERCIAL. nOBART TOWN MARKETS. Slaretmi Ofllce. Wednesday Afternoon. Theio is no animation in tho wheal mai Let, and but little is commie m, one oi two bales wuo made to do} at 7s (id pei bushel Oats and bailej continue in \01} dull enquii} Ila} is much the birnie as beioie, loot.e at -C5 10s to £6 103 i)oi ton, aceoi ding to quality, and counti} piossod at £o to £i> Theie is a fan demand foi potatoes, but supplies como ioiwaid spann flv Uoui li is uudeigone no fmllioi chango and puces i cmain at -M9 pei ton foi iloiu fiom tile best colonial wheal liian Is 5d to Is 9d poi bushel
TELEGRAPHIC DESPATCHES (FROM THE MELBOURNE PAPERS.) [All items of intelligence except the following have been anticipated.] SYDNEY. Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 6 September 1860
TELEGRAPHIC DESPATCHES &nbsp; (FROM THE MELBOURNE rATERS.) [All items of intelligence excopt tho following have been anticipated.] SYDNEY. Wednesday. The news of the riot at Melbourne has caused intense excitement. The weather looks as if clearing. Little is doing. Thursday. There was another declamatory meeting of the working-classes in Wynyard-squaro last night, but it was rather a tame affair. George Robert Wilshire died to-day, without having made a will. The Bishop of Brisbane and clergy have left. It is understood that Parliament will meet the? first week in October. Both tho daily papers havo leaders on tho Melbourne disturbances, strongly condemning tho rioters. Friday. A lottor from a reliable person at Kiandra gives a gloomy account, and says that the greatest, rushes now aro homeward towards Sydney and Melbourne. A fire broke out at Dr. Bland's yesterday evening-, but was got under al'tor about 'uwo hundred pounds' worth of damage. Sovoral moro meetings for tho or...
SECOND COURT. BEFORE His Honor Mr. Justice Horne. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 6 September 1860
SECOND COURT. BEFORE His nonor Mr. Justice Horne., His Honor took his seat at 11 o'clock. Mr. Dobson, Crown Solicitor, conducted the pro- secution. nOUSEBREAKINO. Robert Staples was charged with feloniously breaking and entering on the 10th July, the dwel- ling house of Donnis Murphy, at the Huon, and stealing ono coat of the valuo of 10s., 1 comforter of the valuo of Is., 1 neckerchief of tho value of 5s., 1 towel of tho valuo of 9d., and a laiifo of tho valuo of Gd., tho property of Thomas Gorman. In a second count the prisoner was charged with feloniously rocoiving. The prisoner at first pleaded guilty, but at tho suggestion of His Honor, he retracted his plea, and pleaded not guilty. Thomas Gorman, sworn, stated that ho was liv- ing in July last at Port Cygnet, in a hut on a farm belonging to Mr. Murphy. On tho 10th July wit- ness left the hut obout 10 o'clock in tho morning, fastening one ot tho doors with a rope, and tho other with a padlock, but which was not locked, but mere...
SHIP MAILS. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 6 September 1860
SHIP MAILS. MAILS will dose at the General Post Office, Hobart Town, as under .. For Adelaide and Sydney vii Melbourne, first vessel, this day, at 5 p.m. For Melbourne via Launcjston, Royal Shepherd, do at 5.30 p.m. S. T. HARDINGE, Postmaster. P.S.-Mails for Sydney and Adelaide, are mado np at this Office, and forwarded vu Melbourne, by every Steam Vessel departing from Hobart Town or Launceston.
[BY SUBMARINE AND ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH.] MOUNT NELSON. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 6 September 1860
£üV SÜBJIAKINE ANU ELKCrEIC TrLEOEAPIf.] MOUNT NELSON. Sept. 6-Wind, N.W., fresh, fine. Bar. 30.U., ther. 60. LOW HEADS. SAILI;D. Sept. 4.-Black Swim, steamer, for Melbourne. Sept. C.-Lady Denison, brig1, for Sydney; Nor- man, barque, for Callao. Wind, variable. Bar. 30.10, thor. C1. CIRCULAR HEAD. Sept. 5.-Wind E., very light, Bno.
SHIPPING PORT OF HOBART TOWN. COASTERS INWARDS. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 6 September 1860
S H I P P I ¡f Cr. PORT OF HOCA1ÎT TOWN. coASTEns INWARDS. Sept 5 -Annie, Il > ib.. , Aqua Ldius, I Bruni, firewood Auslialiun louth, Oyster Cove, timber and palings BNTEHID our Seit C-North Stai, brig, Iii tons. Dall, foi Melbourne bept 5-Preo Tiidei, barque, 20G tons, Thom, for Port Albeit Sept G-Goldscelrei, schoonei, 149 tons, Ljons, for Molboume Sept 5 -Han ict Nathan, barque, 114 tons, Lloyd, for Melbourne bept 5-Glencoe, bil que, 1G0 tons, Wlnte, for Port Albeit CLEAKED OUI Sept C-Julia, hn¿, 111 tons, Dall, foi South Seas. bept 5-Glencoe, boa que, 1G0 tons, While, foi Port Albert, in billast Sept 5-lice 'indu bai quo, 203 tons, Thom, for Port AJbut in b tllnst Sept ~>-GoMrcekci,seIiooiiei, 119 lons, Ljons, for Melbourne, with Muidnos Piissengei s, c ibiu Miss McLean Steci i¿o O Ail m Sept r>- Citj of Hobart J SK Co's sciew steamer, 103 tons A Dub}, lui Melbourne, with sundries Additional pissen^cii»-Cibui Mi Olaistci, Mr W and Misse-. Coi i igan (2), Rev Mr Kennj St...
POLICE OFFICE. WEDNESDAY, BEFORE D. T. Kilburn. Esqs. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 6 September 1860
POLICE OFFICE. WEDNESDAY, BEFORE D. T. Kilburn. Esqs. Tinco diimkaids weie each fined 103, and six biawlcis each fined 5s Ellon Logan, who ploatlod guilty to tho chaigo, wns sent to tho nouso of Collection foi Huco months, foi bohnung mde contly in tho public sheets Hendriel Wlntmaldei, ti chai god with being out nftoi horns was dischai^od it appealing that ho hod onl} loft tho Pusoncis Baiiaoksthat ela}, and was looking foi lodgings Ii 1 MAI 1 Y PAWVIN«-PAir\ v BUN-This was an infoimitton undoi tho Ma^istiatos Sumniaiy Pioceduio Act laid by Bo}lo Robinson Patey against Cohn Bain, elim gmg him with lllegall} pawning on tho Jnd August usilvei watch and a han guaid, of the value of £2, tho piopoity of the said Boylo Robinson Patey. Tho caso was postponed till Monday in couse quonoo of Mis Patey, who was lequued by tho de fendant, lcfusmg to attend, as sho had been sum moned by tho wiong name
SUPREME COURT. CRIMINAL SITTINGS. (AFTER SECOND TERM, 1860.) WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 5. FIRST COURT, [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 6 September 1860
SÜPBEME COURT. CRIMINAL,'* SITTINGS. (AFTER SECOND TERM, 1860.) - WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 5. FIRST COURT, BEFORE His Honor Sir Valentino Fleming, Knight, Chief Justice. His Honor took hin seat at IO, o'clock, Tho prosecution was conducted by Mr. Knight Solicitor-General, on behalf of the Crown. ' UNNATURAL OFFENCE, Martin Lyden was capitally charged with the coinmissiion of an unnatural oftbnooat Port Cygnet onthefilstof July. Tho Solicitor-General, in opening tho case to tho jury, said that tho information which had boon read to them relieved him from tho necessity of minutely describing the cffenco with which the prisoner was charged, und which was alleged to have taken place on the 21st of July. It would bo shown to thom that the child, Ann Nora Hanley, aged about nine years, upon whom the ofl'once is averred to have been perpotrated, lived with her parants at Port; Cygnet, and that tho prisoner worked at a placo not far from whore tho Hanleys rosided. It would bo shown, also, that ...
SUPERIOR EDUCATION. TO THE EDITOR OF THE MERCURY. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 6 September 1860
SUPERIOR EDUCATION, TO THE EDITOR OV THE MEBCUIIY. Sut,-Something, surely, yet remains to bo said afler all that has been said, on the subject of Superior Schools. Tho appendix to tho Report pub- lished by'tho Commission contains a number of suggestion^ to which too much consideration can scarcely bo' given', since they aro results ¿f tile dally uxpci'luiioo uf mon, to whom tho decision of the maller under enquiry is of paramount impor- tance. I wish to draw your nttenlioii to one or two points on which tho judgment of those ex- amined before tho Commission is unanimous, or ne lily so; for] fool certain, that the only safe method of procedure on the part of (ho Legislature in dealing willi tin» vexed ipiosfion of " Superior School Hiidownieiits" will bo found to be in follow- ing out tho opinions expressed by mon experimen- tally versed in the subject, mid not in attempting to realise theories, however ably imagined, and skilfully defended. And first, all that expressed an opinion o...
THE ANNUAL FESTIVAL OF THE ANCIENT AND INDEPENDENT ORDER OF ODD FELLOWSHIP. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 6 September 1860
THE ANNUAL FESTIVAL OF THE ANCIENT AND INDEPENDENT ORDER OF ODD FELLOWSHIP. Yesterday the brethren of each Lodge dined to- gether in their respective Lodge Rooms in tins ~ City. This annual festival is invariably looked forward to by Odd Fellows «vith considerable pleasure. Just now there is no available accom- modation for thoseveralLodges to dine together as on several previous anniversaries they have done; and each Lodge, therefore, has liad to meet and dine ia its own Lodge Room. Those who have had the gratification of being present on these occasions will long remember the good feeling and harmony by which tho proceedings have been characterised. There aro iaany brothers who cannot conveniently attend their Lodge at itsusual weekly meetings and to them this annual festival presents an oppor- tunity of uniting with their brethren which they rarely fail to appreciate. The ohjeots for accomp. Hshiug which this Order has been established com- mend themselves so strongly to every mi...
HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY. WEDNESDAY, 5TH SEPTEMBER, 1860. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 6 September 1860
HOUSE OP ASSEMBLY. WEDNESDAY, 5TH SEPTEMBER, 18C0. Tho SPEAKER took tho chair at 4 p.m. NOTICES OP MOTION. Dr. OFFICER to move in Supply for £2i0 towards a Mechanics' Institute at ¡lew Norfolk, on condition of the inhabitants raising a like sum. Mr. ALLISON to move in Supply for JE1090, as temporary aid to Roman Catholics for 1800. MESSAGE From Legislative Council announcing it« agree- ment in tho amendments in the Bills of Exchange Bill, and its adoption of the Abbott's Land Claim Bill. mmoATiDN. Report of Select Committee brought up and read and ordered to be printed. PENSIONS. Tho ATTORNEY-GENERAL in roply to Dr. Officer promised to lay on the table alottor addres- sed to bim by various public officers as to Pensions. ORDERS OF TIIE DAY. CJUEEN'B DOMAIN AND LAUNCESTON SWAMP BILL. KOVAL SOCIETY'S LAND BILL. (IN COMMITTEE.) Bills roported without aniendmonts,roport adopt- ed, Bdls read a third time und pasted. CKOSS AND BYE HOADS BILL AND GREAT LAKK HOADS lllíih, (IN ÇQMJIITTEE.) O...
THE TASMANIAN PRIMITIVE LODGE. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 6 September 1860
THE TASMANIAN PRIMITIVE LODGE. I The Officers and Brethren of this Lodge dined together at Brother Chapman's, Ocean Cliildlim Argyle-strcot, at half-past six, according to tluio honored custom, tho handsome and convenient Lodge Room being specially adorned for tho ooca siou, tlio noble banner of tho Lpdge displaying its handsome front immediately behind the seas ol' tho Chairman. The Chair was occupied by Brother N. G. De. manse, with Brother Hutley us right hand sup- porter. Brother Saville as left hand supporter, and Brother P. G. M. Mills, P.«, D. Hill, Brother G. S, B. Marney, Brother- W, G. Kirk, Brother P. a. Hand, 0. S. B. Burt, G. D. Hanson, Brother & W, Mather, Brother J. Vi. Tew, also occupying seats near the head of the table. The Vice-Chair was taken by Brother Y, G. Pet tard, with Brother P. Cv, Roberts as light hand supporter, and Bmther Boucher as left Laud sup- porter, Tho iahte WHS furnishod with a handsome- and luxurious dinnor, and tho largo room vwt honor...
INSOLVENT COURT. WEDNESDAY, 5TH SEPTEMBER, 1860. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 6 September 1860
INSOLVENT COURT. WEDNESDAY, 5TH SEPTEMBER, 1860. BEFORE Mr. Commissioner Browne. In re GEORGE REED THE ELDER AND GEOROE REED THE YOUNGER. First meeting of creditors. Meeting adjourned and meeting for discharge fixed for the 19th instant on the application of Mr. Graves. In re G. A. MAKEIG. Adjourned meeting and meeting for discharge. Proofs—P. O. Reilly and Sons, Hobart Town, clothiers, £9 7s, goods sold F. R. Lees, Hobart &nbsp; Town, solictor, £20 8s. 4d., amount of judgment secured by mortgage. Mr. Adams stated that in this case a satisfactory arrangement had been made with the creditors and applied that the petition be dismissed. Petition dismissed accordingly. In re JOHNSON SHARP. Adjourned meeting of creditors and meeting for discharge. Mr. C. C. Westbrook of the firm of Guesdon & Co., examined by Mr. Roberts on behalf of creditors. Insolvent stopped payment in'November last year under a provious insolvency and our house were then creditors. We have also proved...
PARLIAMENT OF TASMANIA. LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 5TH. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 6 September 1860
PARLIAMENT OF TASMANIA. '-«. LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. WEDNESDAY. SEFTSMBEB 5TH. THE PRESIDENT took his Beat at seven minutes \ past 4 o'clock. PETITION. Mr. WEDGE presented a petition from the Lord Bishop of Tasmania and some of the Church of England clergy praying that the Council would reftise to enact a certain clause in the Matrimonial Causes bill which referred to the marrying again of parties divorced on account of adultery. Head and received. Mr. WILSON presented a petition from the Roman Catholic Bishop and some of the clergy against the Matrimonial Causes bill. Bead and received. NOTICES OP MOTION. Mr. WEDGE to move, that the petition pre- sented by him be printed. (Thursday.) Mr. WILSON to move that the petition pre- sented by him be printed. (Thursday.) GENERAI, BEVENUE APPBOPBIATION BILL. The consideration of this bill was resumed in Committee. Customs .£7,249. Mr. CARTER said ho should withdraw his objection (made yesterday), although convinced that the expenditure was too ...
ROYAL ALBERT LODGE. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 6 September 1860
ROYAL ALBERT LODGE. The Brethren of this Lodge mot at the Lodge Room, Collins-street, at 7 o'clock, and upwards of thirty sat down to an excellent and substantial banquet, admirably pi'epared and well served np by Host P. G. Chadwick. The Chair was occupied by N. G. Johnson, supported by Bros. Turner and McClasky, S. W. Howard, and S. Hands; the Vice-chair was occupied by V. G. Toogood, sup poi-ted by Bros. Ryan, Richardson, &c. The dinnor discussed and done ample justice to, the N. G. called for harmony, and proceeded to announce tho toasts. Tho first was-»." The Queen, the Prince Consort, and the Royal Family," drunk with the usual honors. The next was-" The Army and Navy," drunk with all honors. Brother BROWN who had been in the service responded to this toast, and paid a vory neat compliment to our Volunteers. Ho said as an old soldier it mado his heart glow when he saw theso gallaut young fellows, who had so nobly come forward in defenco of their families and their coun...
ROYAL VICTORIA LODGE. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 6 September 1860
ROYAL VICTORIA LODGE. Tho brethren of tho Royal Victoria Lodge assembled at Bro. D.G.M. Riley's, Victoria Tavern, Murray-street, where it had been arranged that tho Anniversary Dinner of 1860 should bo held. Tho Grand Lodge Room was sot apart for tho occasion, and the preparations that wero made showed that Bro. D.G.M. Riley was determined to act the host in a manner worthy of all emulation. On entering, the dinner room presented a most cheerful and gay appearance. Over the chair was erected the banner of the Lodgo decked with flowers and various decorations, and the walls on each side wore garlanded with roses and evergreens, which gave a spring-like aspect to the room, while the tables wero tastefully laid out, in all the uni- formity of proportion, with every thing that could tempt the appetite and appeal with force to that peculiar sonso which takes delight in luxurious edi- bles. Everything that could be desired in tho shape of viands was there, and the arrangements generally r...