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SHIPPING NEWS

HOBART TOWN

ARRIVALS.

September, lath?Highlander, brig, 195, Bull, whaline; grounds, sperm oil.

18th?Antipodes, ship, 592, Grey, London, genera!. Cabin?Mr. Pago; 1 steerage.

14th? Urania ."fchoonor, I OS, Johnson, Melbourne, via Huon, produce.

IMPORTS.

'Highlander, whaling?"J tuns sperm oil, Soal.

Antipodes, London?S94 pkgs, Watohorn & Co.; 1 cs, G. W. Walker; 1 cs, E. U. Oldfield; 6 pkgs, H. Cook; 13 csa, G. Morgan; 1 cs, Messrs. White; 127 pkgs, 39 ess, 3 trnks, R. Lewis & Sons; 2 ess, A. Huvbers; I cs, Mrs. Huller; 9ess, C. O. Atkins; 2 pkg'a, T. Tilley; 1 xs, J. Lawrence; 3 'ess, MTherson & Co.; 3 ditto, as addressed; 1 cs, W. M. Davidson; I ditto, W. Watkins; 1 prcl, J. Hone; 7 pkgs, G. Grant; 8 trnks, Tundeur & Co.; 3 pkgs, T.S.N. Co.; 22 pkgs, A. & R. Kissook; .1 cs. T. Groom ; 2 csks, .T. & lt. Butler; 1 cs, H. Propsting; 30 pkts hops, J. L. Stewart; 84 pkgs, Valentine and Co.;'; 84 ditto, G. & J. Salier; 125 ditto, J. Harcourt; 15 bis, 5 hlf-trcs, 1 bx, A. Morrison; 10 ess, 6 pkgs, R. & R, Franklin; 29 pkgs, H. Hopkins; I cs, A. Huvbers;' 1 ditto, Archdeacon Davies; 4 pkgs, R.-CJ. Kormode; 2 ess, W. Crosby & Co.; 139 pkgs, 10 Iflf-trcs, 37 pkgs, L. lioope; 2 pkgs, 19 ess, McPherson &Co.; 21 pkgs, .Fryer & Allen; 29 bxs, 3 pkgs, Mrs. P. Seal; 151 p' gs, 24 bis, 388 pkgs, 18 qrcsks, 306 ess, 25 pkgs, 24 trnks, ?10 crts, 9 pkgs, 2 ess,-8 pkgs, 10 bis, 4 ess, S. Moses and Co.; 1 u4 pkgs,. 1 cs, 100 csks bottled beer, SO c-s 10 hbds brandy, 12 ditto Vura, 30 csks crushed sugar, 8 ess drapery, W. Knight; 3 ess, Brown & Cc; 98 coifs, 10 csks, I pkg, McPherson "& Co.; 6 crt , SW. Wood; 5 pkgs Government stores; 15 csks, unclaimed; 580 pkjrs, 27 ess. Brown mid Co.; II ess,Thomson and Co.; 1 cs, T. J. Knight; les32 csks, E. S. P. Bedford; 1 cs, A. Kinncaly; 1 cs, Mnr wrdel and Co.; I esk, W. Dean;. 1 cs, M jnr.Kempt; 22 ess as addressed; 34 pelt gs, Chapman and Co.; 20 bis, C. M. Maxwell; 30 bis paper, Haller & Co.; ISO ess, Kerr and Co.; 50 csks, 67 pkgs, A. Huvbers; 3 ditto, W. Westcott; 33 pkgs, Kerr and Co.;" I bl, J. Bisdee, jun.; 1 bx, J. A.' Dunn; 3' pkqs, J. Wilkinson; I cs. Officer Commanding Troops; 1 cs, W.;*E. Beddome; 1 ditto, J. Evans; 1 ditto, as addressed; 4 ditto, A. Kiiinealy; 7 ditto, If. Simson ; 1 bx, C. Chancellor ; 1 cs, W. Westcott; 1 cs, A. Macnaugbtan; 4 ditto, J. Propsting; 1 ditto, Nutt and Butler; 1 ditto, D. T. Kilburn; 3 bis, G. & .1. Salier; 12 csks, 99 ess, Degraves & Co.; 1 cs, Dr. Agnew; 2 ess, VV. K. Oliver; 1 bx, T. J. Foot; 1 ditto. J. P. Cowle; 2 ess, Macpherson & Co.; 1 cs, Major Lloyd; 1 cs, J. Altport; 2 ess, Perkins; 16 ess, J. Walch & Sons; 952 pkgs," 18 ess, 28 tons pig iron, A & F. Butler; 1 IO ess, 60 trcs, 25 hlf-ditto,20 bis, 1 ll pkgs,748ditto bxs, Order.

x,av»css-to.

ENTERED INW \RDS.-Set-tehber 12. ¦

Black Swan, steamer, 300, Woods, Melbourne. Passengers?Mr. and Mir. Bruce, Mrs. Knight, Miss and Master Knight, Mrs. Palmer and two Misses Palmer, Mr. and 'Mrs. J. V. Green, Mr. and Mrs. Fleming, Miss Brown, Messrs. Butler, M'Malion, Raven, Taylor,' Norwood, Hipper; 18 steerage and 4 prisoners.

CLEARED OUT.-September b.

Marv Clarke, hrig, ISO, Avery, Sydney. Passen- gers?Mr. and Mrs. James Dickers, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Levy, Mr. and Mrs J.KceF, Mr. J. M'Lhoblan, Mrs. Wilson and 2 children, Mr. A. Wilson.

?Septembeb ll.

Dobsons, schooner, 112, Tobin, Port Albert.

Commerce, scho ner, 72, Stevens, Melbourne. Passengers?Mr. and Mrs. M'Intyre and family.

'Captain Bull, of the Highlander whaler, which arrived yesterday, reports that 4 of the crew are confined on beard for refusal of duty. On the Uth instant. Captain Bull saw the Briton's Queen ott Rocky Point trying ont.

Tho Antipodes ship, from Loudon, Captain Gray, arrived here yesterday after a passage of 99 days from the Downs, arid 92 from Star Point She was 48 days to tbe Line, but has since had more.favourable weather, and .from ..tho meridian of tbe Cape she has averaged 200 miles a day. In lat 38° 41' S. long 6° 27' E, she spoke the ship Chanco, from Liverpool, 64 days out, ¦ for Port! md Bay. By the Antipodes, Mr. O.-Page, senior, a. very old colonist, and nearly 85 years of age, bus returned'for .the. seventh time to Tasmania. The Antipodes brings snly one passenger, but a very large general c >rgn.

Total Loss of the Schooner Helen.—Captain Wallace, of the schooner Eliezer, which arrived from Chatham Island yesterday, reports the total loss of the schooner Helen on Pitt's Island, and all hands lost with the exception of two of the, seamen. The Captain had his wife, and   daughter on board at the time of the wreck. The Helen was the property of Messrs. Gilles Brothers of this city, and sailed from this port on the 1st April, for Wellington and Auckland, N.Z., under the command of Captain Hugh Clarke, so long and well-known in the New Zealand trade as master of the Sisters, brig Julia, and the schooner Munford, with a cargo composed principally of timber. The Helen was 186 tons register, and at the time of the disaster was   cruising amongst the islands trading for potatoes and grain for the Melbourne market. The vessel, we understand, and what specie and cargo she had on board, were fully insured. By this sad catastrophe three young children, at present in Hobart Town, are left to mourn the lost of both parents.

¦Burning of the Caledonia.?Tbd French schooner "Caledonia, which arrived here on the 20th current from Melbourne, was discovered to be on fire near midnight of Sunday last. Assistance was immediately given by tbe French and English men-of-war in the harbour, but the fire could not be checked, and after burning for some, hours the vessel sank at her anchors, about six o'clock on Monday morning. The vessel contained a cargo of sundries, of the valueorabout£3000,nopartof.whichbadbecnlaiided. Tbe wreck, we hear, has been bought bysomo natives for $1300, but as the'vessel was burnt to the water's edge before she sank, we don't think they will make much by their bargain.?Singapore Free Prose, June 23rd.

Lou of,Her Majettjf* Steamer Transit.?T3m Nether. lands Majesta .steamer Montrado, from Minto, arrived yesterday afternoon, 13th July, having on board Lieut. Downes, R.N., of ber Majesty's steamer Transit, andreports the total loss of the latter vessel. The Transit was lost in

the Straits of Banca on Friday last at .nine o.m., by strik- ing upon a rock four miles from shore, and the vessel almost immediately afterwards went down in seventeen fathoms x»wter. .The troops and crew were saved and landed on the

island of Banca. Lieut. Downes was dispatched to Minto for aaiisUtoee ;¦ tho Dutch resident Ibero at once most courteously sent on'the'steamer Montrado to'Singapore for (he purpose of chartering vessels to bring the troops to thia port. We have no other details-at present. It will be remembered that tbe Transit was one of the mott unfortu- nate transport vessels in-the service. " On her tatt voyage asst sat-upon'her anchor, and all lint foundered on starting from Kngland, then put into Corunna, and at length has foundiflnal bed for herself in die Strait* of Banca?Strait* ¦ Tim*. "' '

? AIARKETS/.' ,

>.«.; ; LABOUR MARKET.

The rates of wages still remain as last quoted, hut -there is an increasing scarcity of good mechanics and also of domestic servants. t

LAtmcESKm, Sewmtbeb 12. "!

Wheat as. 3d. to 8s. 6d. per bushel; oats, lbs;; hay, pressed, £10; loose, XS per ton.

Berle/, (Cape), -Ss. td. to 9s.; English, 9s. to 10s. (non*). ' '?''¦

Potatoes, £10 10s. to £11 per ton; «nions, £25 per too; ?

COMMERCIAL.

Costoms Rania**, Hobart Town, Far the week sailed September 12 :?

Wines U;.;...^.. 30 2 0 Tea .;..;....................

' "Iteineel auger ?????-.

JUwditte. Coflee..........;......'-..«. H ir 0 . irDrtai Fra!*,*....,....-.-...- « » '?»?

" Heps ?.??????^??????...m,.w*v

Malt liquors ..:.....;. . -

¦'?> -'«iiswyr.v;;..i^ii:U.^i^i;i^' ¦¦'«? ? 0

Raw,**. ..............?? »M 1 9 Tohaceo..:...........................,. WP*'0 O

? 'AiVV/XVi '? O-';?:¦, ¦?¦..';' -< i& JtHJ ? j

- Ks?rtrRK of Grain and Flour imparted and exported at the Port of Hobart Town during the week ended September IS, 1857, inclusive :?

IMPORTS.

m

EXPORTS. .

Oats . 1778 bushels.

Flour. 7 tons.

DUTIES collected at the Port of Launceston

during the Month ended 31s/ August, 1857^

£ s. d.

Brandy, 952 24-32 gallons. 571 13 0 Rum 'and alt other Spirits and Strong

Waters, 4804 20 32 ditto. 1838 3 5 Wines, tOO dozen quarts ...' ... 30 0 0

Tobacco. 6753 lbs. ... 675 6 0 Tea, 30,308 ditto... ... , .... ... 378 17 .IO Raw Sugar and Molasses, 30 tous I cwt.

?lqr.?. ... ..... ..., r... 108 -8 0 Coffee,'16,576 lbs.' >...- ¦'.../- ... > 10312 1 Dried FruitB. 4928 ditto... ... ... SO 10 6

Hops, 4191 ditto... ... .... ... 34 18 6 Malt Liquors, 1122 gallons ... ... 9 7 0

£3760 ll 5 , ; J. .C.' Burnktt; Collector. Custom Hmiso, Launceston, 3rd September, 1857.

RETURN showing the Stock of Goods in

Bonded Warehouse, Port of Launceston, on 1st August,1857 ; the Quantities received and delivered during the Month ending3lst August 1857; and the Quantities remaining in Bond al the termination of said Month :?

Brandy, gnltoni...

Hum, iliiio.'.;'

Getirta, ditto..... ..................

Whiskey, ditto.........:....

Cordials, ditto .

Wine, ditto....................

A lr and Veer, ditto...'..'....

Tobacco. lbs..

Cigars, ditto.

Ten, ditto.

Kaw Shchi- and Molasses, ditto

Rt-fined Sonar, ditto.'..

Coffee, ditto.

Dried Fruits, ditto.

Hops,' ditto.

Stock in Bond

Itt August, 1857.

. 3400

12.809

1429

4fl>

2542

1123

? 7526

45.021

3194

Nil.

Nil.

Nil.

7169

. 4928

14.338 Warehoused during

the Month ending

3lrt August, 1857.

1030

598

Nil.

80

575

Nil.

: Nil.

12,982

421 . 6430

13,407

1429

540

3117

1123

75i6

58.00.1

3615

7169

4928

14,338

DKLIVERCD DUBING THE MoMTH

. kmoixo sist August, 1857.

! Total Dkuvkbmd.

For Home

Consumption.

877

2590

338

219

361

Nil.

51

5688

345

.306

4928.:

,3566 Coastwise and

Exportation.

60

Nil.

36

Ntl.

Nil.

Nil.

Nil.

Nil.

247

1(137

2590

374

219

. 361

Nil.

51

5668

592

306

4928

13566 ;

J. C. BURNETT, Collector. Custom House, Launceston. "'

Hst August, 1857.

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