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LOYAL UNITED BROTHERS LODGE. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 6 September 1860
T/WAL UNITED BROTHERS LODGE. The brethren of this Lodge sat down to one of the most sumptuous banquets wo have seen laid out in Tasmania for some time past at their Lodge Room,Host Basstian's, Bird-in-Hand,Argyle-strcet. Dinner was placed on tho table at half-past BIX o'clock. An admirable band of music, port of the Artillery Bond, was in attendance, and enlivened the company at intervals during the dinner. The Chair was occupied by the Grand Master supported on his right by N.G. Stops and the Ven. Archdeacon Davies, Grand Chaplain, and on his left by G.D. Moriarty, Tho Vice-chair was occu- pied by P. G. Ti easurer Risby, supported by V.G. Wldtely and P.S.W. Lawrence. After ample justice had been done to the good things placed before them the Grand Master, with a few prefatory loyal observations, proposed the health of Her Majesty Queen Victoria wldch was drunk upstanding, with all the honors. Air-The national Anthem. The next toast given was " His Royal Highness the Prince Consort,...
GLAMORGAN PLOUGHING MATCH. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 6 September 1860
GLAMORGAN PLOUGHING MATCH. On Thursday, 3011t August, the abovo Annual Match was hold on tho picturcsquo Estate of Red Banks, which being adjacent to tho township of Swansea, formed a central spot for tho lovers cf rural sport and recreation to resort to. There wero many of tho oldest inhabitant« both from the northern and southern portions of tho district, -and amongst whom wo noticed several ancient and youthful visitors from other districts, who had been attracted thither by the pastimes of tho day. Messrs. John Amos, E. Allen, and T. C. Tabart* wore appointed Stewards for tliis year, and con- ducted the business of the Association, with a Heal and alertness that did credit to them all. A goodly number of teams (including bullocks) wore brought to the field, and the good condition in which tho several teams were brought to their work, reflected credit on those who fed and groomed them. Soon after 10 o'clock tho teams started, and each ploughman completed his task by the specified...
COUNTRY DISTRICTS. [FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT.] RURAL SPORTS AT SWANSEA. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 6 September 1860
COUNTRY DISTRICTS. ?-. [FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT.] RURAL SPORTS AT SWANSEA. Tho Glamorgan Annual Ploughing Match, as will be observed below, came off at Red Banks, on Thursday tho 30th August, 1860. The weather was most propitious, Old Sol shining his brightest and thereby enlivening the scene and cheering the spirits of our Glamorgan pleasure-seekers. A well arranged catalogue of rural sports attracted large numbers to tho ground, among whom we noticed some of tho anciont fathers of the District, and many came from other districts to mingle with the youth and beauty who graced tho scene with their presence. So gay and fair an assemblage must have well repaid the promoters of tho sports for any little trouble and pains they had taken in the getting up the several tents. The first race was over 6 hurdles, 2ft. 6in. high, 120 yards distance, to be run by boys under 14 years of age, but as some of the little ones protested against 3 of the boys (who were rather stout and strong) competin...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 6 September 1860
B I R T H S. On the 4th inst. the wife of Capt. SANSOM, of a &nbsp; son, still born. s6 DEATHS. At the residence of her father, Castle Forbes Bay, of hooping-cough, ELIZABETH ANN, infant daughter of Mr. James Scully. On the 3rd instant, at her residence, Union Hotel, New Norfolk, FANNY the beloved wife of John HEDGER, leaving a family of ten children to deplore her loss. The funeral will take place on Friday 7th inst., at 12 o'clock a.m. Friends are respectfully invited to attend. 7 s
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 6 September 1860
-K -r.. THE L and M. S. N. CO'S "k/5>#V Steam Ship "ROYAL SHEP» &lt;8fwföp5^iIERD," W. fl SAUNDERS, ^ffiötciiJjäM^' Commander, will leave the «älsSsissfeCCP Company's Wharf, Launces- ton, on SATURDAY next, the 8th instant, at Daylight. For freight or passage, apply to GEORGE FISHER, Agent, Wharf, Launceston, September 1. B 0 For Twofold Bay and Sydney. .srytu j THE Clipper Barque &lt;*mmâfo «TE T," .$mlr^ 400 Tons, .jEiaS^^p' ROBERT TiioMisov, Comwantlci. This favorite ship will sail foi the above ports on the 10th ¡september Apply on board , or to JAMES MORLING, OldWhaif For Sydney, To Sail on the 12th September. THE fine fust-sniling Brig ALA11M, ¡ft 100 Tons Register, S> J. MITCHELL Muster, Will positively sail as above For freight or piscase apply on board , oi to MCPHERSON & FRANCIS. N.B.-If sufficient inducement offer tho above vessel will land freight or passengers nt 'lwofold Bay. 11 sep -*S&* NOTICE, «'«à THE STEAMER " MONARCH" will, af...
THE MERCURY. THURSDAY MORNING, SEPT. 6TH. 1860. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 6 September 1860
THE MERC CE Y. THURSDAY MORNING, SEPT. CTJI. 1SGO. IN the Legislativo Council yesterday the General Revenue Appropriation Bill was further coußidoi cd in Committee, report adopted, und bill to bo read a third time to-monow. 'i'Jie COLONIAL SIXIRKTMIY moved tho second reading of tho Matrimonial Causes Bill. Mr. WEDGE moved that the bill bo lead a second tune that day six months. The amendment was negatived by a majority of 10 votes to 2. The Bill then passed through Committee without amendment, and the third reading was modo an order of tho day for this day. The report on the Electoral Act Amendment Bill was adopted. Tho Launceston Loan Bill was read a second time and committed, tho motion forillo thirdread ing being made au order of tho day for Tuesday next. The Council roso at a few minutos before soven o'clock. In the Assombly, after soino formal business, tho House wont into Committee on tho Cross and Byo Scads Bill, and spent soino homy in considering and amonding several clause...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 6 September 1860
To Let, v/ith Immediate Possession. THAT Commodious Family Residence, known ¡is Harrington House. Por pai ticulara apply lo ME. IT. M. PIKE, tu th. s t c 00 Mncquarie-slrect. Odd Fellows' Band. THE DECORATION COMMITTEE »re requested to be at th" Theatre not later than IO o'clock: (his moi, ng, and n, general meeting of the Stewards will bo held at (he same pico at two o'clock, lo alteud lo tho final arrangée 'nts, S. MORIARTY, C s Cuairraan. ^CHAMBER CONCERT, AT ME. BUDDEE'S EESIDENCE, 181, Mucqunric-strect, 'THIS EVENING-, THURSDAY, S EPTEMBE R. Cm, At ¡light o'clock. ,Singlo Tickets, 4i. each. Masonic Volunteer Rule Company. AT TUE SrECXAL MEETING of tho Company held this nay ¡it the Criterion Hotel, Liverpool-street, it v as i csolved lo ad- journ the meeting to Friday next, the 7thhist., to bo held at the simio place at ? p.m. Members are particularly requested to attend. 13. TRAVERS SOLLY, Captain. Orderly Room, Stono Hn;ldiriEf3, 5th September, 18G0. To, Lei, A NEAT STONE COTT...
POLICE OFFICE. THURSDAY.—SEPTEMBER 6TH. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 7 September 1860
POLICE OFFICE. -^ TaURSP,AY.-rS.ELTEMBEB 6ïH. BEFORE Mi', Tarleton, Police Magistrate, and li. B. Tonkin, Esq. Two offenders charged with drunkenness were fined 10s. each, ona person was fined 6s. for using obsceno language, and one 5s. for disturbing the peace, COMMON DISTURBER.-Eliza Regan charged with this offence was sentenced to two months imprison- ment. IDLE AND DISORDERLY.-John Cogin was sen- tenced to one month's imprisonment for offending against the laws in wandering abolit the public streets without visible means of subsistence. STEALING MEAT.-Henry Daniels, alias AVeston, was charged by D. C. Vickers with stealing a piece of beef, the property of Mr. Adcock, butcher, LiverpQol;Strpet, Mr. Adcock attended the Court and said ho understood tho prisoner had a wife and large family and ho would not therefore prosecute. The prisoner wus therefore disoharged Irom custody. WILKS against COLEMAN.-An information by Mrs. Ann Wilks, Campbell-streot, against Mrs. Ellen Coleman, char...
COMMERCIAL HOBART TOWN MARKETS. Mercury Office, Thursday Afternoon. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 7 September 1860
COMMERCIAL HOBART TOWN MARKETS. Mercury Oßcc, Thursday Afternoon. Wo bavo no change lo notice in the wheat market to-day ; 7s. Gd. is offered for best samples but very little disposition is evinced to do business. Oats are very difficult of solo, nud for barley the inquiry is extremely limited. Hay moves off very slowly at former rates, loose from ¿25 10s. to ¿£G 10s. per ton according to quality, and country pressedfroin ¿25 to ¿CG. Potatoes como in very sparingly. There isa slight demand for flour forlocal require- ments, and prices remain al ¿219 per lou for flour from tho best colonial wheat. Bran Is. 5d. to Is. i)d. per bushel.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 7 September 1860
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Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 7 September 1860
BIRTHS. On the 5th instant, the wife of Mr. THOMAS PER- KINS, Auctioneer, Longford, of a daughter. DEATHS. At his late residence, Barley Mow, Battery Point, on the 6th instant, Mr. WILLIAM JOHNSON, aged 48 years. As no circulars will be issued friends are respectfully invited to attend the Funeral which will move from his late residence, on Monday the 10th instant, at two o'clock. s 10 At his late residence, Battery Point, at 2 o'clock, 6th inst., Mr. Jas. CARTER, aged 83, a very old re- sident in Hobart Town, universally respected by &nbsp; &nbsp; all who know him. On the 3rd instant, at her residence, Union Hotel, &nbsp; New Norfolk, FANNY the beloved wife of John HEDGER, leaving a family of ten children to deplore her loss. The funeral will take place on Friday 7th inst., at 12 o'clock a.m. Friends are respectfully invited to attend. 7 s
LATEST DATES. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 7 September 1860
LATEST DATES. England. June 2G AjIEBICA: New York . June G San Fiancisco . June 26 Valparaiso . May 20 Cape ot Good Hope ...-.-... Juno 23 Mauritius . June 8 Ceylon . July 19 China . Juno 22 Madras . July 11 ' Bombay. July li Calcutta. July ó Singapoio . Jane "30 Batavia. June ¿ > AUSTRALIAN COLONIES : Sydney. Aug 28 Adelaide. Aug 23 Melbourne, ..t . S 'i t 3 ßiisbano. j\ ig 21 Perth . Aug 4 NEW ZEALAND: Auckland . Aug 1 AVelluigton . Aug i Nelson .. Aug 7 Otago. Aug 10 Taranaki . Aug 4
SHIPPING. PORT OF HOBART TOWN. ENTERED OUT. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 7 September 1860
s uipPiN a. -&lt;k TORT OF HOBART TOWN. ENTERED OUT. Sei>t. 6-Dart, brig, 128 tons, Sansom, for Gee- long. Sept G-Flying Fish, schooner, 112 tous, Lucas, for Adelaide. OLEAKED OUT. Sept. 0-Urania Prescott, brig, 143 lons, Stan- ton, lor Melbourne. Sept G-Harriett Nathan, barque, 111 tons, Lloyd, for Melbourne. SAILED. Sept G-Julia, brig, for South Seas. Sept G-Glencoe, for Port Albert. Sept G-Goldseelrer, for Melbourne. Sept G-Emma Prescott, for Molbonme. EXTOKTS. Emma Prescott, for Melbourne-10,000 G-fect palings, 15,000 5-foet ditto, E. M. Fisher ; 40,000 feet timber, 40,000 battens, (to bo shipped at Tay- lor's Bay,) E. M. Fisher. Harriett Nathan, for Melbourne-G bis hops, 30,000 palings, 10,000 feet timber, 1,000 posts and rails, A. A. Butler ; 5 bis paper, 2 cases, 1 balo woollens, L. Stevenson ; 23 csks sperm 0il, 0 bdls whalebone, Crosby & Co.
SHIP MAILS. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 7 September 1860
SHIP MAILS. MAU S will close at the General Post Office, Hobart Tonn, as undci - Toi London, via Sue¿ and Marseilles, per R M S Jeddo, na Melbourne, on Tndaj the 2 Ist inst at 4pm For London, via Suez and Southampton, ditto, ditto, ditto Foi Mcditei ranean Poits, via Suez, ditto, ditto, ditto, For India, Clima, Manilla, Batavia, &c, via Point do Gulle, ditto, ditto, ditto Foi Cape ol Good Hope, via Mnut itius, ditto, ditto, ditto Foi Muiutius and Reunion M*> Aden, ditto, ditto, ditto loi bwan Ri\er, Ma Melbourne, ditto, ditto, ditto P S -TsiPoitTAVT NOTICE -The Ti ench Ti ant.it Kate on Lettei s and N c\\ sp ipoi s loi Lii^litiid to bo forwaidod vi i Mai edle and the Bufisli Poslagi on Letlci s and New sp ipoi s foi Jil llish Colonies and i oicign Pails tiaiiRiiiitlcd MI the United Kingdom, must be picpuil bj means of I ismiiniau Postage Stamps, uibtcid of m Cash, as hcietofoio ParticiUai attention is îcfjuested to the Letter- box at tins Ollice m Jil ed Via Mai seules," ...
TO THE EDITOR OF THE MERCURY. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 7 September 1860
TO THE EDITOR OT THE MERCURY. SIB,-In the JTércitri' of Saturday last, the hon. Colonial Treasurer in his placo in the House of Assembly on the 24th August, in reference to Bural Municipalities, is reported to have stated ¿hat " He would not say anything of Glamorgan than tkat the experiment was causing great un- easiness to some of its favorers, &c, &a, &c. Now Sir, either the hon. Colonial Treasurer is wrongly reported, and you have a great wrong to repair, or the hon. gentleman has been guilty of a serious indiscretion in placing implicit confidence upon a statement which I defy any one to sub- stantiate. I take high grounds for stating this, viz., I have never at any time heard au expression or remark made by " a favorer" that could bo con- strued into regret at the course Glamorgan has taken. But, Sir, I have heard one if not more of the most bitter opponents-for there were three or four-I have heard one of these say, "Well, you have managed better than ...
TO THE EDITOR OF THE MERCURY. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 7 September 1860
TO TUE EDITOB OF THE MERCURY. SIB,-In your suggestions to the Defence Com- mittee you say-" If men are so unmindful of their duty to their country as to refuse to bear their share in defending lier, they must be taught that duty" - "compelled to serve as militiamen or volunteers, the choice of which they would prcfer.the only option lett to them." , Choice quoth you-why thero are plenty of men of the right stamp who would cheerfully come forward, if they could afford it, but they cannot, yot would willingly give their time, and surely tho country ought to pay for their accoutrements, but it must be general, as human nature would revolt at joining a corps in which part paid for their clothing. I have no timo to write and I do not wish to trouble you, so I ndd two of my suggestions : 1st. No protective duties, but pass an Usury Act to induce uiouied men to invest their capital hi manufactures, &c., instead of in discount and mortgages to the ruin of hundreds. 2nd. A committee ...
HOBART TOWN WATER BILL. TO THE EDITOR OF THE MEROURY. [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 7 September 1860
HOBART TOWN WATER BILL. TO THE EDITOB OP TUE MEROURY. Sin,-In your report of tho debate on the Compen- sation Clause I am first reported as saying that the inhabitants had a right to the water of the creek &c, and at a later period as agreeing to Mr. I Miller's clause for compensation. In the division I voted against this clause. If Mr. Crookes* name is substituted for mino as urging the moral claim of Mr. Degraves-the apparent discrepancy will disappear. Your's obediently, ISAAC SHERWIN.
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF SPRING BAY. TO THE ELECTORS. (Per favorur of the Hobart Town Mercury.) [Newspaper Article] — The Mercury — 7 September 1860
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF SPRING BAY TO THE ELECTORS. (Per/itrour of the Hobart Town Mercury.) GENTLEMEN.-I am prevented by the Rtato of my health from personally taking part in tho ap- proaching olootion. Your petition was published in the Gazette of tho 10th of July; therefore the Governor may, if ho sees fit, proclaim the police district of Spring Bay a Rural Municipality on tho 11 til of this month, because wo know that a counter petition containing more names than tho originul one, cannot bo got up, however desirous Mr. Vicary and tho District Constable may be iu the matter. All Electors ought to bo prepared, therefore, to select six men, who as Municipal councillors aro willing and able to carry out Municipal govern- ment. That they may bo enabled to do so with tho greatest facility, it is, in my humble opinion, desirable that three should bo chosen from the north side of Prosser's River, and throe from tho south side. This would ensuro a duo regard being paid to the iutorosts of ...