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Hobart Colonial Times (Newspaper) - October 3, 1851, Hobart, Tasmania National Library of Australia Sydney. I the following is the final close of the poll at Sydney Lang. 1097 Lamb. 1004 Wentworth. 999 a Lump of Quartz weighing one Hundred and seventy pounds was exhibited on saturday. Tho Quartz contained five per cent. Of Gold and was a very Fine f specimen. So great was the crowd assembled round or Bales in King Street where it was exhibited that three policemen were employed to i keep Tho Footway Clear. I he arrivals of Gold to Day Are not Largo. The elections for once this Ronny Eck Aro More a topic of conversation than the Gold diggings. Latest from South Australia. Vie have journals from Adelaide to the 15th instant. The new legislative Council was sitting and in full operation. Among other topics for Dis Cussion web Tho following notice of motion by or. Kingston that the que Neil decline entertaining my proposition for raising a loan on the credit of the revenues of the Colony so Long As any portion of the Money n ised by the Sale of Public lands is taken by the government for other than emigration purposes and expended on Public works or services not sanctioned by or under the control of the colonists through their representatives in Council As the goo Way railway project bad been referred for select commit tee of the Council whose report was looked for Ward to with much interest. A despatch has been received from the Secretary of state intimating thit in consequence of the demand for labour in England the land and emigration commissioners deem it advis Able to relax a portion of the existing regulations the principal item of reduction was the head Money of first class emigrants which is reduced from �2 to � i. The Register suites that n proposition had Heen made to the government Relativo to the fitting out and the Start g an exploratory party to fhe Interior. " in connection with a this subject we May mention that we a let Ter has been received from one of party in the North which states thai a Fine Herd of buffaloes had been seen on the Western Side of Lake Torrens and that a Young one had been captured and is being conveyed to Towt a fee remember rightly sir George grey1/ giver nor general of new zealand in the account of his explorations into the Interior of Western Australia mentions having met with traces of buffaloes. It is very possible therefore coupling these two facts together that not Only Ane ten Sive tract of available pasture ground exists in the North West but that a practicable Overland route to Swan River May be discovered in that in a discussion in the legislative Council As to the advantages to be derived from the prose cution of the goo Way railway tis an auxiliary to the navigation of the Murray. Captain Stuart an authority of much note is thus re ported to have expressed himself the colonial Secretary in rising to reply said that he would attempt borne comments on the strictures of honourable members upon the measure of the government Hon. Members took too narrow a View altogether 5 their views were those of private Enterprise and not suited to the accomplishment of a National object. Profit might not accrue immediately but it was nevertheless certain. When the Gover nor first consulted with Bim the colonial Secretary and other members of his government on this matter his excellency Felt convinced that he was originating a measure calculated to Benefit the whole of this Island continent. He the colonial Secretary had seen much of the Interior from the Region now known As the Gold diggings of new South Wales to the Loca Lity More immediately under discussion. There were numerous tributaries to the Murray with which he was Well acquainted and Tho courses of which he had traced to the extent of 600 Miles. Many of Tho Banks were thickly stocked with cattle and sheep Aud the settlers in general would rather go West with their pro Duce than Over the Hills. The alarm Felt in Sydney and in Melbourne was a sufficient Evi i Dence of the importance attached to the scheme for the navigation of the Murray. Or. Went Worth an Able and experienced member of the legislature of new South Wales had declared that if the scheme was carried out it would cause a loss to the Revenue of new South Wales to the extent of �240,000. In Mel Bourne similar views were entertained and the like fears expressed. It Uppgard to him that the Only ground of complaint was the railway hear Bear but to could Only consider that As a legitimate part of the whole the " Register " announces that lord Grey has signified his approval of the premiums of 2,000 each to the first and second steamers which shall on the conditions prescribed by the Council successfully navigate the Murray at least As far As the Darling on and after the 1st october next. The advertisement of the premiums was ordered by lord Grey last april to be inserted in the principal English newspapers and we May now then fore anxiously await the the Register of the 15th thus announces the discovery of Gold " Weare enabled positively to announce that the precious Metal has been discovered at Penwortham. It is understood that his excellency has received a n express with the important information. We have also received intimation from the Burra that several samples supposed to be aur Ferous had been brought in and submitted to the inspection of or. Winchcombe Essayer and Analy tical chemist of that place but Only one had been found to contain the precious Metal in very Small Quantity and disseminated in exceedingly minute particles through the substance with which it was combined our correspondent states however that sufficient had been discovered to ene Ourng persons to continue the search and that no less than five different parties were busily engaged within 20 or 30 Miles of the Burra in an enterprising search for Gold. Two cradles has been made at Kooring for the purpose of washing the Sand in the body of the neighbouring creeks. We Are not informed of the exact locality in which the Gold was discovered near Penwortham but we were aware that a party had latterly been searching for the precious Metal Between Clore and the collector of customs bad introduced into the legislature certain alterations in the Tariff which were being discussed at the receipt of our last advices. The legislature had dealt rather Ulhand solely with the Adelaide Mechanic s institution in refusing to Grant it an annuity of .�100 polling places. His excellency the lieutenant governor has appointed the following Pinces to be polling prices for the several electoral districts of tie Island respectively for the electoral District of Hobart town. 1. Bottom of Argyll Street. Near Tho Franklin wharf Between the ground attached to govern ment House and that attached to Tho residence of the private Secretary. 2. The allotment belonging to mrs Elizabeth Reynolds at the Corner of Harrington and Mel Ville streets opposite Tho nag s head Public House. 3. The allotment to tween Trinity Church and Tho school House adjacent opposite the presbyterian burial ground. 4. The allotment belonging to or. G. Butler at Tho Corner of Davey and Antill str cots oppo site Tho Globo Public House. 5. The unenclosed land belonging to or. Ker Mode at Battery Point close and immediately opposite to the shipwright s arms Public House. 6. The allotment now in Tho occupation of Wil Liam Chandler at tie Corner of Murray and War Wick streets opposite Tho Sawyer s arms Public House. For a electoral District of Launceston. 1. St. John s squad e 2. St. George s to Munro 3. The Launceston Market Square 4. The front of Tho court House Patterson Street. For the electoral District of Cornwall. 1. North West Anglo of. Mulgrave Square suburbs of . 2. On the Square at George town in front of the police office 3. In front of Tho scotch Church on Tho town ship of Sidmouth in Tho county of Devon. For the Eli Clorain District of Westbury. 1. Opposite the police office Westbury 2. Opposite the police Ollire Burgess 3. Opposite the watch House Deloraine 4. Opposite the police office Stanley 5. Opposite the watch House Emu Bay far the electoral District if Longford. 1. At Longford on Tho space of ground situate it Tho Back of the Hospital allotment bounded by Smith and High streets 2 Campbell town in front of Tho a3semoly rooms in a Gigli strict fur tie electoral District of Morven. 1. Opposite the police office Eva Dale 2. A triangular allotment of Crown land at Perth on part of which the watch House stands hounded by the main line of Road scone strict and on the third Side by private property for the electoral District of Campbell town. 1. In front of the Assembly rooms High Street com poll town 2. In front of or. Foster s new House in Bien heirs Street Avoca by Tho Church Green. 3. In front of or. Peter s cottage in Talbot Street Fingal. For the electoral District of Oatlands. 1. In front of the court House Oatlands on Tho government Reserve 2. In front of the Victoria inn at Tunbridge. 3. In front of Tho constables Barracks at Jericho one Hundred Yards in Tho rear of the old convict station at Tho Angle of the Bye Road to Jerusalem. 4. Glen , at or in front Tho school House 5. Swansea in front of the Swan inn. 6. Campbell town in front of Tho Assembly rooms High Street it r the electoral District of Cumberland. 1. In front of the new inn situate in Marebu rough Street Hamilton 2 in front of the Crown inn situate in both Well 3. Green Ponds in front of the Royal Oak inn far the electoral District of Richmond. 1. In front of the police office Richmond 2. In front of the police office Kangaroo Point for the electoral District of Brighton. 1. In front of the old Royal hotel. Bagdad 2. In front of Tho Royal Oak inn Green Ponds of r the electoral District of so Eil. 1. In front of the Blue Bell inn Sorell 2. In front of the morning Star inn. Tri Bunna 3. In front of Tho police office Buckland 4 in front of the superintendents office at the cascades station Tasman s Peninsula for the electoral District of Buckingham 1. The stand on the new town race course 2. Or. Hughes s school room o Brien s Bridge 3. The Verandah in front of the traveller s rest pubic House Sandy Bay for the electoral District of new Norfolk. 1. At or in front of the court House Church Street Corner of Arthur Square for the electoral j District of Huon. 1. In front of the Franklin hotel Franklin 2. Under the Verandah in front of the Retreat inn Kingston 3. At the constables residence Barnes s Bay Bruni Island. 4 at the Model House at or. Wilson s Timber Yura Peppermint Bay " 5. At the Back of the building known As the superintendent s quarters at Lamington port Cygnet. Or. Dry s meeting or. Dry met the electors of Launceston last evening for Tho purpose of making a declaration of his political . A. Ducroz Esq in the chair. About eight Hun dred persons were present and or. Dry addressed them at considerable length adverting to some of the principal topics Likely to engross the attention of the new legislature. To was of opinion that All local matters should be left entirely to the local legislature i that the land fund should be at the disposal of Tho Council he was a decided Freo trader. He would exert him self to the utmost to alter that part of the Constitution by which the Crown has the nomination of one third of the members of Council to prefer red a general system of education and deemed it of the highest importance that the colonists should obtain a reduction of Tho enormous civil list comprised in Tho schedules of the new act. To transportation he always Lud been and always should be opposed _ on each of these subjects or. Dry fortified his position by sound argument but admitted his fallibility and expressed him self most willing to enter into a More detailed explanation to any person who desired it. Or. Dry then referred to Tho misunderstanding which had existed amongst the Emancia posts with respect to the remarks made by him on the 59th clause of Tho electoral act. That misunderstanding had Arisen in consequence of an erroneous and forced construction being put upon a garbled report of his speech As Given by the Hobart town Adver liter. He never was in favor of that clause on the contrary to opposed it but to knew that legislation on Tho subject was absolutely Neces sary and to would not vote for its being cd i plunged because doing so appeared to be Only an attempt to get Over a difficulty which must be met. He had been Long known to the Emancia posts and he Felt sure boy would acquit him of a desire to deprive them of their rights. Nay it was in defence of those rights that to followed the course to did. If the disqualifying Section of the impel Ial net had been entirely overlooked by Tho local legislature there was nothing to pre. Vent holders who arrived in the Colony six months before the act Carno in Force and who were otherwise qualified from participating in the Franchic. And would this Havo been fair to the old hands those who by Good conduct had redeemed their characters and held documents the Possession of which was a guar Antee that they had satisfied Tho Law and were again respectable ? or. Dry exposed the contemptible trickery and falsehood which Hud been employed to sink him in the estimation of his fellow colonists. The very Day before the governor voted for the expunging of the 59/a clause his excellency said it would be impossible for the Bill to pass without it i an attempt was Mado by or. Leake to Indoo or. Dry to second an Amend rent. The object of which was to disfranchised the entire body of Emancia posts and conditionally pardoned men. To refused and therefore the men tement was never proposed. To with other unofficial member had been charged with causing delay in bringing the now act into Fodroc. The facts Wero these at a debate on Tho he Coral not nine members Only were present ten were requisite to form a Council the chief Justice was engaged in his judicial capacity which would detain him an hour or two Tho colonial treasurer was unwell homr. Dry having ascertained that the business of the coun cil was Only formal took the Opportunity of keep ing an engagement made a fortnight before or. Gregson was unwell in bed but had left instructions to Send a cab for him in Case he should be wanted. But rather than postpone Tho Council until Tho after noon. His excellency adjourned it for a month and in the mean Timo Othor Honora Blo members found that he subject they had thought to pass untouched must be legislated upon after All and this was Dono As amendment to the 10th clause. Or. Dry appealed to the meeting to say whether to had not been unfairly treated. Passing on to notice what had transpired under the government of sir win. Denison or. Dry adverted to his excellency s slander of Tho Colony to Earl Groy where to says to is at a loss for words to convey to his lordship an idea of the depravity of these colonies i but sir we. Denison has explained these words away to the people of Campbell town on two different Occa Sions. Somo time ago to was waited on by a few gentlemen for an explanation and he gave them a very satisfactory answer to did not mean theml twelve months after he tells the Samo men yes i stated what was untrue but i had been misinformed by men who thrust them salvos Forward As representatives of Tho Publio i had not been into your Domestic circles to Seo for my Solf now those explanations seemed pc factly inconsistent and for Tho life of him he could not reconcile them and or. Dry maintained that in All fairness Tho governor was bound to Namo the parties who had so fatally deceived him. Tho reception which or. Dry Mot with was enthusiastic in Tho extreme and a Largo body of electors Whoso Good opinion had for a Short time Boen suspended through calumny expressed them selves perfectly satisfied and appeared As de lighted in being again Able to bestow As or. Dry was in receiving their Confidence. A disturb Ance now and then occurred occasioned entirely by or. John Archer. Or. Dry invited his oppo nent to the platform but the audience Vas less tolerant. So great was the indignation of Tho meeting that in addition to Tho Bestowal of Many epithets by no moans flattering a general Rush was made to the platform for Tho purpose of turning or. Archer out of Tho room a result which would have been certain had not a number of gentlemen formed a Circle round him. Or. Dry implored them to refrain and messes. Roberts Aikenhead Dean and others begged to might be let alone As he was an old Man and to was allowed to escape. A Resolution was submitted to Tho meeting by or. Weedon to Tho effect that it was essential to the interests of Launceston and the Colony in general that or. Dry to returned a member in Hie new Council which was carried by acclamation. Turco times three cheers wore Given for " dry for Laun Ceston to which a wag added " and Archer for the Tench p followed by Tro Mendoza laugh Ter and groans. Three cheers were Given for her majesty and a like number of doleful groans for sir William Denison and the meeting Broko examiner. September 27. To the tasmanian. I my fellow countrymen i once Moro address you on the most important topic transportation. We must depend on the members we Bond to our legislative Assembly and our petitions to the British government to put an end to our degradation. It is generally supposed that the majority of the candidates Aro opposed to transportation but we should not re turn one to that Assembly who is a transport zionist i the whole of the government party will to against us. I am no party Man my party Are my wife children and country. I am no Piloso Pher or politician. Nature leads Rae to throw in my mite to assist in the regeneration of my native soil. Transportationist8 May sneer at this but Many of us have a heavy Stalo Large families which few of them have the Honor to possess. Many of us have sons in the Martimo Scrico. If those sons of Oura should enter a foreign port or country they dare not say Tiley Are natives of Tasmania i if they do Thoy Are treated with in sult perhaps death i you know this to be a fact i think of it my countrymen i we strive and do our utmost to rear our children in honesty and virtue and we arc to a certain extent de. Heated by renegades who defend transportation. They say to should to in want of labour Don t believe it. Emigration would pour into our Shoi is if transportation would cease but would it not be better to suffer for a few months supposing to lived on a piece of bread and drank water from a horse Pond than to branded As infamous for another generation ? " let us try and wipe off this foul stain it is Quito time. A Short time since one of you a worthy and Good Man of Sorell said in my presence we must be awake i i am sorry to find that not Only that gentleman but Ali the people of Sorell Aro asleep i you must know that or. Morrison is a transport zionist. When or. Morrison was asked by a respectable gentleman or. Hodson at the Sorell meeting to state his sentiments he refused to do so. You As a body have not asked him to do so 1 it is your duty if you have any regard for the interests of your children and country to in Sist on his publicly stating his sentiments. An apology for his sentiments was Given through a mouthpiece a or. Glover. Act for yourselves As natural guardians to your children and country. It is not too late but there is no time to lose. Call on some other gentleman who is an anti transportation St to represent you there Aro hundreds of virtuous and Good men who would rejoice and feel a pleasure in the Call. 1 have a Strong interest in Tho Sorell District though i have no vote there and i Trust you will not let your names to degraded in returning a Tranzor Tati Onist member when you know it. Or. Morri son is a Good Man in Tho aggregate but if he was your father or brother and a pollution St shut him out. He May act on conscientious principles and i believe he is a person who would not to bought. Look at the letters of " Virginius let certain passages be engraved on your hearts so that Tho do graders of our soil May not eradicate them. You plainly sue renegades and traitors Aro amongst us look at the Little paltry address from Brighton. I am not an advocate for Burn ing effigies or erecting triumphal Arches. Sir we Denison May thank his friends for the Burn ing of his effigy he should give so Roo of his friends the rout that is kick Thora from his presence and Trust More to his own judgment and the Liberal feeling of the colonists. My countrymen think of Ireland a portion of the Mother country you know she has bled and suffered and is still suffering through spies and traitors some of them have been shut out from Europe from continuing their dirty work and have made their appearance amongst us an in Fant Community at Tho Antipodes the Bud of a rising motion Fon what to keep their infamy in practice and get something to stuff their Cor Morant maws at our expense. Surely there is not an irishman or the descendant of in irishman who will vote for the continuance of transportation to our shores i " Dion and Bis Tribo Honvo tried to sow discord amongst us i Hopo to shall defeat them in their unworthy purpose to Aro Ono Puoplo. Follow colonists let us be United and Victory 3 certain let no Creed or political feeling Dis unto us against Tho liberties of our common country. Dion and his tribe Aro our determined enemies. Of Dion the renegade Dion of Hobart town i mean thou cans t not walk the streets of Hobart town with a Clear conscience thy very tread is a pollution to our soil i kno a Theo not but i know it is a disgrace to the human race for a renegade to prostitute the Nomo of a Truo Patriot who fought and died for the Liberty of his country Why did t thou not then take Tho Namo of Reynolds ? i subscribe myself my dear countrymen yours faithfully a native of 1803. Muddy Plains september 29. I to the editor of the colonial times. \ or. Editor i am a Plain Man but what was is worse 1 am beginning to Hoar that i am a very ignorant Man for i cannot for Tho life of me understand what our Learned governor would be at in his most extraordinary despatches to Euri Grey. I have Boen Reading carefully your extracts from those despatches for some time past and my poor brains Aro Borely puzzled to know what sir w. Really Means. Pray or. Editor is he for or against transportation f to says that if the convicts " be honest they will beat the wages of Jabour Down to a minimum to the starving Point of dishonest they will roam about the Counley living upon plunder or the Charity of settlers in either Case they will be a Burden instead of an advantage to the can thebe to the words of Aman who encourages transportation impossible of Why sir docs not the above of tract mean if it moans any thing that whether Earl Grey s pro Tegedes be honest men or dishonest men Thep will to a Burden to the country ? Sythat if they Aro to to of any advantage to this country at All they must neither to honest nor dishonest but some thing else. What that something else May to perhaps his Exco Lenoy can Tell. Had i seen no Moro of Iii excellency s Lucu rations i would have in my simplicity concluded that he was writing against the inundation of this Island with England s felony but i am driven from such a conclusion by another puzzler from his despatch of May 2, 1850, in which to states it As his opinion " that should the Supply of labour afforded by the transportation of convicts to these colonies be withdrawn the tone of moral feeling would become worse and worse and drunkenness and debauchery which prevail even now loan extent hardly conceivable would spread like a moral pestilence Over the land. This to me is utterly inexplicable. These convicts Are Strango Artrolus after All. It seems their pretence amongst us is necessary to pre Servo society from utter loathsome Ness of moral impurity. They Aro Tho very Salt of the Earth. If they to withdrawn drunkenness and debauchery will prevail. O Yemen of the league to fathers mid friends of the youth of Tasmania How can Ebo so Blind to Tho interests of morality As to band together to exclude from this Lovely Isle the very conservators of the purity and Peaco of society. Does not your governor Tell you that if transportation cease " drunkenness and Deha Cheru will prevail then can you pro Ocuto a scheme so latal to Tho interests of your families dissolve the league and petition for criminals so Eliut Tho purity of society May be maintained for sir w. T. Denison tells you and to has also told the British government that if Tho Supply of those criminals be withdrawn the tone of moral feeling will become worse and worse. It is True Tho author of this now theory of morals tells you that Drun Kenness and debauchery already prevailed loan extent hardly conceivable but then although j of be a set of drunkards and debauched you would not surely like your children to to so. Remember Thon Tho Only remedy is to get ship loads of Tho scum and off scouring of English felons so that they May mingle with your Chadron and preserve Tho Beautiful Tono of moral feeling. True also his excellency tells you that these same felons whether honest or dishonest will be a Burden instead of an advantage to the Community but thou to also tells you that if they to withdrawn the tone of moral feeling would become worse and worse and drunkenness and debauchery would spread like a pestilence on Tho land. To not too pre sumptuous As to ask How these statements can be True for Tho great moralist of government House knows All about it and you must to Good boys and take the dose. Good Medicine is often somewhat Iii to Tako but the doctor Oan t help that. So Malte up your minds either to have a Burthen on the Community or drunkenness and debauchery spreading like a pestilence Over the land. Take your Choice but if you Aro Wise men and obedient subjects you will surely choose Tho lesser evil for it is better to Bear the Burden on Tho Community than to Havo the pestilence of drunkards and debauchery spreading Over the land. Only think what a state of mural poll. Tion this country would have been in by this Timo had it not been for Tho presence of these convicts. If you Aro such a pack of incorrigible As to have become so fearfully Given to drunkenness and debauchery even with the advantage of this purify ing element amongst you what must Havo icon your condition had no convicted felons Ever Boen sent to preserve your morals you must hav been utterly abandoned and decent folks could not Havo lived among you. Take warning in time then and if there to any virtuous fathers and mothers still among of let them instantly co operate with his excellency and get Tho land thoroughly peopled with thieves pickpockets murderers and hous Breakers so As to preserve the tone of moral feeling and prevent Drunken Noss und debauchery from spreading any further Over Tho land. And then to commemorate in a proper and dignified manner so Happy a Triumph let a procession of the whole people be got up and let Arches and Wattle Trees Green branches and evergreens decorate the City thus rescued from moral pollution. Yours truly. Nebot. Hobart town sept. 27, 1851. Disastrous conflagration in Southwark. I we regret again to be called upon to record a most serious and devastating fire on the pre Mises of or. Alderman Humphery m.p., in Montague Elose Southwark. The fire broke out at half past three o clock yesterday after noon and burned wit great fury until 7 o clock�1 destroying in that period an immense amount of valuable property and entirely gutting two warehouses. It was supposed to have been conquered shortly after 7, when to the astonish ment of the officers of the brigade and every other person engaged the flames burst Forth in another warehouse at least 100 feet from the scene of the original fire and Laid waste in a very shot t time the whole Range of premises threatening the destruction of the Beautiful Church of be. Saviours and a vast amount of other valuable property. When warehouses a and b appeared to have exhausted the flame the fireman standing on warehouse o saw smoke in warehouse d. Under the impression that a spark had fallen upon the roof he proceeded to the spot with his Branch in his hand to extinguish it Fol Lowed by two of his mates. Having reached the extreme Western end of the building he raised the trap door to discover where the smoke came from and was about to descend the ladder when the Steps gave Way and to was precipitated several feet below into a mass of burning rubbish. His Brave companions at Tho risk of their lives got hold of him and pulled him out. The poor fellow was dread fully Burnt about the face and hands and As soon As he could be got downstairs was carried to the Hospital. The outbreak of the fire in warehouse d took every one by Surprise. Or. Wigan who had been on the spot All the afternoon Felt so secure that no further Extension was to be expected that he had just previously left town. Alderman Humphrey was still upon the spot and when this fresh disaster burst upon him he became painfully excited and it was with great difficulty that his feelings could be retained. To declared openly that the premises must have been fired an opinion in which we Are bound to say he was supported by the principle officers of the brigade. St. Saviour s Church was now again in great peril and two engines were kept constantly playing upon it in order to keep the Walls and roof Cool. West wharf and the Montague arms Public House were also kept thoroughly saturated with water to prevent ignition which must otherwise inevitably have taken place. Ifo exertions of the firemen could stay the Progress of the flames on warehouse a and after burning for More than four hours with undiminished Force the flames at length exhausted themselves and at 1 o clock this morning nothing was left of three of the four warehouses but a mass of smouldering ruins overrun by tottering Walls which threatened to fall every moment. About 1 0,000 pockets and bags of hops Are destroyed the Salvage of very few having been effected. This must have a very serious effect upon the Market. The reflection of the flames was seen from every part of the Metropolis and for Many Miles in every direction the neighbourhood was crowded with spectators for several hours and All the metropolitan Bridges from Westminster to London Bridge were thronged with persons anxiously watch ing the Progress of the Frei Home Nej Usk May 24. City election. Committee room Argyle Street 22nd september Ihm. At a meeting of or. John Dunn s com Mittee Alexander Orr Esq., in the chair proposed by or. Crooke and seconded by w. A. Guesdon Esq. " that District committees be appointed in the various quarters of the town for the Pur pose of making All the necessary arrangements for the Day of polling and that such District committees consist respectively of the follow ing gentlemen with Power to add to their num Ber and do meet at the undermentioned houses Sandy Bay or. Turners Bowling Green messes. Messes. D m Pherson i g. Reeves win. Turner William Russell h. J. Daldy Thomas Brown Murray Street. Or. P. Dudgeon a Holyrood House. Messes. Messes. R. Mykle j. Peck h. J. Chapman w. B wat Horn p. Dudgeon j. Hiddleston John Richardson j. B. Walch. T. Rudderforth Macquarie Street. Or. Ridler a Fortune of . Messes. R Burns William Milligan w. Watchorn Thomas Jhonson s. Ridler Henry White Charles Lee p. Brady. Argyle Street. Or. F. Lewis City of Norwich. Messes. Messes John m Loughlin r. Officer c. Bassian a. Fraser f. Lewis c. M Carthy John Cockrans. J. O Donnell or. Mooney Battery Point. Or. Burgess Prince of Wales. Messes messes d. Graham we. Burgess John Ross John Wright we. Fair Bild a. H. Finlayson h. W. Seabrook we. Thomas a. Orr Thomas Johnstone Goulburn Street. Or. Tynan Albemarle arms. Messes. Messes we. Hamilton d. Moses r. M Croken d. Murphy f. S. Edgar r. W. Nutt f. Horner h. B. Tonkin James sly f. Tynan new town Road or. Hyam Rose and Crown. Messes. Messes. W. A. Guesdon t. Harbottle John Murdoch w. Crooke m. Fitzgerald h. Cook e. Caspar j. A. Thomson s. Levy c. A Brewer Hon. See september 25,1851. 2644 Hobart town 6tk february 1851 to John Dunn Esq., Junior. Dear sir we request that you will allow yourself to be proposed As one of the candidates for the representation of Hobart town in the approaching elective Assembly. We arc dear sir yours truly r officer Thos. Mezger John Hiddlestone Charles Bruce Alexander Orr William Bateman Thomas Brown we Livingstone Thomas Boot t Hamilton Charles Colvin w Campbell j Morgan h Abrahams m Fitzgerald James Franklin c w Hall we Insley w Crooke we Coll res Thomas Johnson James Ross r w Nutt James Dench Daniel Graham Philip Moore Richard Burns d Grant we Hamilton John White James sly William Stevenson Henry Cook h j Chapman James Lucas g Abbott John Perkins David Yeoman a b Watchorn Asp Bedford m Anderson o b Brewer Thos. Harbottle e h Cole we Champion h Chapman Benjamin o n. Wilson Rober Meikle Alex. Fraser Isaac Solomon j m Grath bilis Casper & son Neil Lewis Samuel Loring Dunean Mcpherson John Webb John Hall a Nichol James peek Samuel Levy r. Nichol Angus m Leod Michael steel William Ivoy John Mezger j h b Walch c Reed g Rosma h w Seabrook g Beedham Edgar Luttrell j t waterhouse John Murdoch a Biggs John Clinch John Turner c Lovett j t Smales Robert Plunkett Horwits & Marks Gamaliel Bulter Thomas Rudderforth Charlos Butler Richard dry Henry Butler William Neilson Joseph Milligan George Rex. Eustace Smith l h Lazarus Charles Lee Dennis Murphy James Robertson Jua s Barnett o h Hedberg d Bird Henry Davidson John Ross John m Loughlin w Montgomery c Bastian r prop sting h s Benjamin David Moses february 1851. Gentlemen j i thank you for the honour conferred by your requisition that i should become one of the candidates for the representation of so ? important a portion of the Community As the in i habitats of the capital of the Colony. R l ? .,."Tho satisfaction with which i regard a requisition representing so much of Tho respect ability intelligence and wealth of the Community does not wholly remove the doubts which i entertain of my ability to fill the of Foo of your representative to your entire satisfaction but i shall enter upon it with a deep sense of its importance at this oven Toul period and with a determination to Dis charge its and impartially. Although you not required from me any explanation of the opinions by which my conduct As a Mem Fiji of the legislative Assembly will to guided i think it right to state that being con Vinced that transportation in any form is fraught with the greatest evils to the Colony i shall to sol Toly oppose All measures tending to promote its continuance and that 1 shall also oppose All imposts which can impede the Prosperity of our inter colonial Trade. An advocate for civil and religious Liberty i have never recognised any invidious distinctions of class or sect in Tho Community and i conceive that the act of parliament conferring free institutions has expressly abolished such distinctions by conferring equal elective rights upon with the Colony by Early associations and Long residence my present and prospective interests Are inseparable from its welfare. I feel grateful for Tho distinction which you would con Fer upon me and being free from All influences having a contrary tendency i pledge myself generally to support All measures which May be conducive to the Prosperity and welfare of Tho Community at Largo i am gentlemen your faithful servant j. Dunn Jun. To r. Officer Esq., and other gentlemen signing the requisition. S352 City election. The following gentlemen form the committee for securing Tho return of or. John Dunn Junior As a member in the ensuing legislative Council Anderson m Lewis n Ahern Thomas Loring s Brown t Lewis f Butler g Mezger j Burns r Daldy h j Butler Charles m Pherson d Brewer c b Moses d Butler h m Cracken r Browne t Mooney j Bastian c m Carthy c Bridger j m Loughlin j Beedham George Murdoch John Burgess William Millington w Crooke w Meikle Robert Colvin c Nutt r w Cook h Orr a Champion w officer r Colo e Huv o Donnell j Casper e Oakley j Chapman h j Perkins j Cockram John Peck j Chapman h prop sting r dry r Reeves i g dudgeon p Rudderforth t Edgar f s Russell w Fitzgerald m Robertson Junior j Fairchild w Ross John Fraser a sly j Finlayson a h Smalls j t Graham d Seabrook w Guesdon w a Solomon Isaac Gellie a screen w Hamilton w Tynan f Harbottle t Tonkin h b Huddleston j Thomson j a Hughes p Watchorn w Horner Francis Walch j b Hall c w Watchorn w b Ivey w. Webb j Jones Watson a Captain Johnson t White h Lucas j White Thomas Lee c Westcott w Bateman w the committee will meet every tuesday even ing a Mezger and Bastian s hotel at 7 o clock _2520 advertisement at a meeting of the friends and supporters of Thomas Young Esq., held at Mezger and Bastian s hotel on Friday 5th september 1851, the following were appointed a committee to secure the return of that gentleman As one of the representatives for Tho City of Hobart town at the forthcoming election Addison s Macdowell e Bush d w Mezger Jno. Carter w Manson David Crisp s Nicholas a Collins m Neilson we. Dugard g Perkins John de la Hunt j h Potts e Edwards r. G Reid r Francis j g Solomon Judah Flegg Charles Smith w s Gellie a Thompson j a Goldsmith e Tysoal b Gray James Trump John halt. F Thompson w h Hardwick w Watchorn w b James John Wilkons Geo. Johnson Geo. Wiggins James Lowes t y Warren r j Lewis Neil Wright j Lindsay a Wilks m Logan r Walker Thomas Lowe Geo. With Power to add to their number. The. Committee will meet at the Waterloo hotel i Tho evenings of monday wednesday and Friday at five o Dook until further notice. September 12, 1851. 3463 i w groceries sex "jane.1 the undersigned respectfully announces that he has received direct from the first houses in London a Choice assortment of grocery goods of the following description Oheshire cheese double Glos Ter m Drums of figs Sultana raisins Yarmouth boaters in tins dried Lin pickled Herrings i " Robinson s prepared groats Pearl Barley Pearl Sago scotch Oatmeal that Pion s vinegar brushes and brooms Day and Martin s blacking ver Mizilli i Blank and White Pepper pickles assorted loaf sugar crushed sugar Muscatel raisins Jordan Valencia and Shell almonds Barcelona nuts split Oolman s starch Blue and Mustard Wax and sperm candles currants and raisins sauces in great variety spices sardines a. Of. The whole of which will be sold genuine As imported at the lowest prices. , �0, Elizabeth St. 1942 " i i -?�ts2 All advertisements inserted in the trumpeter appear Gratis in the afternoon of the same Day in the colonial times. Charge for the 1st Inoh 2sand for each additional Inch is. To per cent deducted from those inserted for Throe months and upwards. ? printed and published by Mart Ann Mac Udo Udall of and at the times office colons Street Hobart town Van pie men s land. . What the steam engine propels i rows it sculls it sore we it wraps it tows it ele Viates it Lowers it lifts it pumps it drains it irrigates it draws it pulls it drives it pushes it carries it brings it Soat tors it splits it collects it condenses it extracts it Breaks it confines it opens it shuts it digs it shovels it excavated it ploughs it the Rasht it operates it windows it washes it grinds it Crusher it sift it bolts it mixes it kneads it Moulds it Stamps it punches it beats it presses it picks it Kows it cuts it Bius it shaves it saws it planes it turns it bores it cortices it drills it Heads it blows it forges it Rolls it hammers it rasps it files it polishes it rivets it sweeps it brushes it soul Hes it Oards it spins it winds it twists it throws it weaves it shears it coins it prints. All vice ingratitude generally speaking confers the most disgrace month culprit. Seneca places this Vico immediately after theft manslaughter sacrilege and treachery. There Are four descriptions of ungrateful persons. The first denies that he has received a favour the second suppresses and conceals Tho Benefit the third retains no remembrance of the kindness the fourth who is the worst of All conceives a hatred for his Benefactor because he is conscious thut to is under an obligation to him. Variety of knowledge is of it self of some Valuo. Ther is nothing so minute or inconsiderable that to would not rather know it than not. In the Samo manner All Power of whatever sort is of itself desirable. A Man would not submit to learn to hem a ruffle of his wife or his wife s maid but if a Mere wish would attain it he would rather be Able to hem a ruffle

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