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TO THE EDITOR OF THE COURIER. THE PROBATION PARTIES. A bundle of sticks can only be broken one by one; when bound together they combine firmness, with unity and strength.—OLD SAYING. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 20 October 1840
TO THE EDITOR OF THE COURIER. THE PROBATION PARTIES. A bundle of sticks can only be broken one by one ; when bound together they combine firmness, with unity and strength.-OLB SATING. Sin,-I think it as well with reference to your notices of the surplus free labour existing at Adelaide, that the public should be informed that I am uware of a party who has addressed our local Government upon the subject, with the view of ascertaining upon well authorised data, the views of the Adelaide authorities with respect to our participation in its advantages ; and I regret to add, that I am informed by the party in question, that Sir John Franklin's administration I1113 declined any interference whatever. The party alluded to has however addressed Colonel Gawler on the matter, in the expectation of elicit, ing his views ; and although I do concur with the party before alluded lo.that no serious harm could have resulted to the Government of Van Diemen's Lund, from making the inquiry requested, ...
GOVERNMENT NOTICE. No. 272. Colonial Secretary's Office, 13th October, 1840. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 20 October 1840
GOVERNMENT NOTICE. No. 272. Colonial Secretary's Office, 13th October, 1840. Tickets-of-Leave have been granted to the following Convicts; viz.- William Beach, Lady Nugent; William Gray, ditto; Thomas Guilliams, ditto; Samuel Pryor, &nbsp; &nbsp; ditto; Thomas Russell, Lord Lyndoch; Levi Millard, do.; &nbsp; &nbsp; Henry Oxley, ditto; John Wright, John Barry; Noble &nbsp; &nbsp; Lindsey Wetherell, Augusta Jessie. By His Excellency's command, M. FORSTER.
MISCELLANEOUS. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 20 October 1840
MISCELLANEOUS. A German Dinner.-Table D'Hote.-First came the soup, very like barley broth, supposing rice instead of barley, and then the beef xvhich had been boiled in it, of course very insi- pid. It reminded mc of the patent Pimlico bread I once tasted, when, as poor George said, they had extracted all the spirit and left nothing behind but the corpse of a loaf. I was obliged to leave it on my plate, xvhere, as it got cold, it turned as white as n piece of wood. But you would have admired the dexterity of the waiters. One of them brought a large pile of clean plates, holding one between each finger, and dealt them out as if they had been cards. The worst is, the plates and dishes arc all stone-cold ; and, as instead of a bill of fare, every course is put on the table to show what you aie to expect, and is then taken off again to be carved, the hottest of their hot dinners is only like a hasty attempt in warm weather at a cold collation. But what most surprised mc was the order of...
ANNO QUARTO VICTORINE REGINAE. No. 24. Au Act to amend an Act intituled An Act to regulate the Practice of Medicine in this Colony. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 20 October 1840
ANNO QUARTO VICTORINE REGIN/E. No. 24. Au Act to amend an Act intituled An Act to regulate the Practice of Medicine in this Colonv. 'WHEKLAS an Act was passed in the first year of Her pTesent Majesty intituled An Act to regulate the Practice of Medicine in this Colony-And whereas it hath been found that ccrtaiu of the provisions thereof require to be amended -Be it therefore enacted by His Excellency Sir John Franklin Knight Commander of the Royal Hanoverian Guelphic Order Knight of the Greek Order of the Re- deemer and a Captain in Her Majesty's Royal Navy Lieutenant-Governor of the Island of Van Diemen's Land and its Dependencies with the advice of the Legislative Council that from and after the commencement of this Act the first third fourth fifth sixth and eighth sections ofthe said recited Act shall be and the same are hereby repealed. II.-And be it enacted (hat no person shall after the first day of January next either for the purposes of the Act intituled An Act to provide fo...
REGISTRY, SUPREME COURT. 10th October, 1840. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 20 October 1840
REGISTRY, SUPREME COURT. 10/A October, 1840. ' Notice is hereby given, that His Excellency the Lieuten apt'Govcroor ha» transmitted to the Supreme Court of ! Van Diemen'» Laud, to be therein enrolled and recorded, pursuant to the 22nd section of 9th George IV. cap. 83, the under-mentioned laxv or ordinance, -which passed the Legislative Council on the fifth day of'October instant : ANNO QUARTO VICTORI.G REGINA. " No. 29. An Act to make further provision for the Ad- mission of Practitioners in the Supreme Court, and to pre- vent unqualified persons from practising therein." W. SontbL, Registrar.
AUDIT OFFICE. 14th October. 1840. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 20 October 1840
AUDIT OFFICE. Uth October. 1840. .Warrant« for Contingent Ecpences sent to the Colonial Treasury for payment between the 7th of the current month ünd this date :-S. & J. Austin, couvtij-ance of mail; M.A. Cox, ditto ;H. Buscombe, ditto ¡George Kingsbury, ditto; B. .Hymns, ditto; J. Cruttenden, ditto; J. Paterson, coals; William Sharman, flour; W. Ladds, meat; W Short, shoes ; J. Paterson, coals ; It. Jacomb, yeast ; H. Hyatt, blacksmith's work ; William Rout, ironmongery ; S. Williamson, wine ; J. Kirk,cartage ; J. Matheson, do. ; W. Farrell, charcoal ; W. Rout, door-springs ; W. Goul stone, forage; K. Murray, ditto ; J. Hollis, ditto; H. Morris,.groceries ; J. & 1'.-Corbett, stores ; S. Moon, do. ; Williams Se Co., ditto; James Scott, surveying; George Woodward, ditto ; Jahn Smith, expenses; Edward Boyd, travelling expenses; R. Stewart, coroner's fees ; A Gardi- ner, ditto; K. Wales, ditto; M. Walsh, medical attend- ance ; S. Macurdy,ditto. G. T. W. BOYES, Auditor.<...
TO THE EDITOR OF THE COURIER. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 20 October 1840
TO TUE EDITOR OF TßH COURIER. SIR,-Having recently noticed the mlschiex'ous tendency of the Act for Uegistcring Births, Deaths,.'and Marriages, I beg to suggest an alteration which I conceive will do axvay xvith much that is objectionable in the law.al at present existing. I do this the rather as it is no party question, but one in which the whole community is deeply interested. The great distance at which some families are resident from jany Deputy Regis- trar, renders their compliance with the law a moral impossibi- lity. We generally find our Deputy Registrar in a district out not always. If the people must go to the Registrar, such a supply is quite inadequate, as a single glance at the citent of many districts xvill abundantly evince. And as there is little hope of multiplying the Deputy Registrars so as to meet the convenience of all the inhabitants, some facility in the mode of | Registering ought to be afforded. Why not nlloxv the parties concerned-those at least xvho are be...
GAZETTE. GOVERNMENT NOTICE. No. 268. Colonial Secretary's Office, 8th October, 1840. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 20 October 1840
GAZETTE. GOVERNMENT NOTICE. No. 268. Colonial Secretary's Office, 8th October, 1940. The Lieutenant-Goveruor directs it to be notified to the under-mentioned individuals that their applications for Emigrants, under the terms of the Government Notice of the 14th May last, will be transmitted, by the first oppor- tunity, to the Secretary to the Board of Emigration, No. 2, Middle Scotland Yard, London, with a request that he will afford every information to all applicants, and instruct his agents at the several out-ports, at which such Emigrants are selected or embarked, to do the same :- John Ashton, Peter Brewer, Thomas Dowling, James Gates, William Kimberley, Alexander McDonald, Isabella Oliver, William Pike, Frederic Palmer, Henry Speak, Samuel Henry Thomas, Edward Whiting. &nbsp; By His Excellency's command, M. FORSTER.
PRINCE ALBERT. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 20 October 1840
PRINCE ALBERT. Polutrctoiic Journal - A nativo of such a country, and a Ineniiier ur sue II a rnmiij,-i;.;....«jVJIierL.»if ««*f>.Col)UiK jiniFOnihii had'all tho menns'of the highest moral and in- tellectual cultivation ; and the people of this country have reason to he convinced, from ample information, that his character is everything that they could desire. His educa- tion was. in his earliest years, conducted under the enlight- ened superintendence of his father ; and he afterwards studied nt the University of Bonn, one of the most wisely regulated seats of learning in Germany, where he distin- guished himself hy his ardour in the pursuit of know- ledge, and the good sense and firmness with which ho abstained from the absurd and eccentiic habits of German students. He is known to he a sound classical scholar, possessed of extensive general knowledge, an elegant poet, and a votary of the tine arts. In painting he is a learned and accomplished connoisseur, and in music his geni...
COMMISSARIAT OFFICE. 15th October, 1840. STORES FOR ROYAL NAVY. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 20 October 1840
COMMISSARIAT OFFICE. láf/i October, 1840. STORES FOR ROYAL KAW. Notice.-Required for the service of the Royal Navy, the following stores, viz : - Olive oil, 12 quartB Fine emery, 41 bs Tin bottle, 1 Old canvas, 279 yards No. 2 do, 101 do No. 4 do, 46 do " No. 7 do, 131 do Twine, 3llbB Hide tiller rope, 4 in., SO fathoms Hogs' lard, ll'ilba Files, flat, smith, 15 in.,4 in No. Do, 15 in., 1 do Do, half round, 12 iu., 1 do Do, 14 in., do Do, 15 in., do Do, 16 in., do Box iron, flut, 2} x J, 45lbs Do, l$x$,95do Do, 3 x 1,67 do Do, I x 3-8, 23 do Do, round, 3-8, do Do,}, 28 do Do, I J, 38 do Do, li, 32 do Do, square, f, 13 do Do, 1, 49 do Do, H, 37 do Do, 1¿, 33 do Blistered steel, 4 do Shear steel, 6 do Cast do, 8 do Iron for flat head screws, J, 24lbs A. Z. pine, 2 in., feet, l8 superficial Do, 1 in., do, 152 do S. li. joist, 7 x 2J, do, 28 running A. Z. pine, I in., do, 12 superficial S. B. Board, 1 in., do, 12 do Cedar, 1 in., 20 feet Deal.V in., 6 feet Black'pnint, lOOIbs. Tenders w...
QUARTER SESSIONS. OCTOBER 17. Befare Joseph Hone, Esq., Chairman, and a Military Jury. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 20 October 1840
QUA UTE li SESSIONS. OCTOBER 17 Befare Joseph Hone, Esq., Chairman, anda Military Jury. George Willoughby and Thomas Reed were indicted for having in their possession a silver chalice and patera, the property of Mr. Butler, they knowing the same to have been stolen. Robert Hawkes deposed that Willoughby asked him to run down some silver for him, promising him " he should have his regulars for his trouble." Witness having lirst intimated his suspicions to Mr. Jewel, the district constable, consented, and on the following Sunday witness went to Willoughby'« house, xvhen he saxv also the other prisoner Heed, xvho left the house, nnd in about a quarter of an hour returned xvith some xvhiting, and " a clump," xvhich xvere handed over to witness. Hawkes, then followed by Willoughby, relumed to his oxvn residence. Willoughby looked cautiously round, locked the door inside, and then produced the silver. On Hawkes commencing to blow up the fire, a constable, named Rule, xvho had been pre- vi...
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. PORT OF HOBART TOWN. No Arrivals. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 20 October 1840
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. PORT OP HOBART TOWN. No Arrivals. Departure_October 19-the American ship Hamilton, Browne, for the South Seas, in ballast. IMPORTS. Veitch entered Inwards from the 12/A October to the 19f A October, 1840, inclusive. Per brig ITiqhlander-121 tuns black oil, 5 tons whalebone. Per brig Olinda-30 pipes 75 hhds 560 quarter casks red port wine, 2G(i cases (lo, 4 quarter casks while wine, 4 (lo do brandy, ' 1 hhd 2 quarter casks vinegar, 6 almuds olive oil, 180 boxes candles, 5 boxes almonds, 2 bags corks, 2 tons cork wood, 6 bundles butts, ti do hides, 1 bale skins and sole leather, Kemp & Co. ; 34 pipes 75 hhds 150 quarter casks red port wine, 350 cases port wine, 4 quarter casks vinegar, 6 almuds olive oil, 180 boxes candles, 4 do almonds, 2 bags corks, 2 tons cork wood, 6 bundles butts, 6 do hides, 1 bale skins and sole leather, Lamb and Parburg. Per brig Sea Horse-I hox hooker snakes, I small box snuff, Learmonth & Co. ; 65 robins soft dates, 393...
COMMISSARIAT. COMMISSARIAT OFFICE, Hobart Town, October 6, 1840. WHEAT. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 20 October 1840
COMMISSARIAT. COMMISSARIAT OFFICE, Hobart Town, October 6, 1840. Notice.-Tlic Commissariat Stores at Hobart Town and Launceston xvill not be open for the reception of wheat, (in terms of the advertisement from this office, under date of the 12th August last,) after Saturday, the 10th instant inclusive. From that date wheat will be received at the rate of 7s 6d per I bushel of 64lbs, until further notice. I GEORGE MACLEAN, A.C.G.
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 20 October 1840
TO ADVERTISERS. This Journal it published every TUESDAY and FRIDAY. Adver* ti sementé intended for the Tuesday's edition should be sent to the Courier Office by one o'clock on Monday; and if for Friday, by one o'clock on Thursday. Parties should also notify the number of insertions required. Advertisement» sent without such instructions tri// be inserted three times. TO SUBSCRIBERS. We shall notice the conspirators of a Friday's print in our next. Our flail shall undoubtedly separate the chaff from the corn. In the meantime, the personal introduction of the writer's WE, stands out in bold and refreshing relief in the picture presented to us, particularly when we recollect the despatches and the late generous rivalry of. Ikcy Solomon. Ihey certainly bore off the palm in the conteii,ând was believed in preference to his com- petitor. But waiJijbr our second despatches I Bah !
ANNO QUARD VICTORIAE REGINAE. No. 20. An Act to facilitate the Recovery of Possession of Tenements after due determination of the Tenancy within this Island and its Dependencies, [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 20 October 1840
ANNO QUARTp VICTORINE REGINJE. No. 20. An Act to facilitate the Recovery of Possession of Tenements nfter due determination of the Tenancy within this Island and Us Dependencies, j W II bl! F.AS it is expedhnt to provide for the more speedy and effectual recovery i>f the possession of premises un- lawfully held over aftr the determination of the tenancy -Be it therefore emitted hy His Excellency Sir John Franklin Knight Com minder of the Royal Hanoverian Guelphic Order Knlg'lt of the Greek Order of the Re- deemer und a Captai i in Her Majesty's Royal Navy Lieutenant-Governor o 'ptlio Island of Van Diemen's Land and its Dependencies I f and xvith the advice of the Legis- lativo Council that Jfn m and after the twentieth day of October next and so sum as the term or interest of the tenant of any house tai d or other corporeal hereditaments held by him at will tir for any term not exceeding seven years either without tying liable to the payment of any rent or at a rent not ecceediug...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 20 October 1840
REPORTER WANTED at the Courier Office. A respectable person, qualified to report the pro- ceedings ofthe various law courts and make himself otherwise useful. Salary £100 per annum. References as to character and capability will be required. Apply personally or by letter, post paid, to Mr. Elliston, at the olKce of this journal. Collins-street, October 20. TOOYAL VICTORIA THEATRE, Campbell-street. 1» The public is most respectfully informed, that M RS. CLARKE having recovered from her severe indisposition, will have the honour of resuming her professional duties TO- MORROW, the 21st instant, on which occasion will be per- formed the Nautical Drama, in two acts, entitled TOM CRINGLE'S LOG, or MAT WITH THE IRON HAND. To conclude with the Operatic Farce, in two acts, of THE ILLUSTRIOUS STRANGER, or MARRIED AND BURIED. ARTHUR FALCIION, Stage Manager. A BALL will be given on Thursday, the 29th instant, at the New Custom House, to the OFFICERS of Her Majesty's ships Erebus and Terror. Com...
GOVERNMENT NOTICE. No. 269. Colonial Secretary's Office, 12th October, 1840. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 20 October 1840
GOVERNMENT NOTICE. No. 269. Colonial Secretary's Ollice, 12th October, 1840. The Lieutenant-Governor directs the following notice to be given of the objects of an Act intended to be laid before the Legislative Council at its adjourned meeting on the 28th instant, "An Act to render valid from the first of &nbsp; January, 18-11, to the 1st of January, 1842, the Jurors' Book, and to enable the Sheriff to deliver such Jurors' Book to the Registrar of the Supreme Court." Preamble recites, that doubts have arisen as to the power of the Sheriff to bring into use the Jurors' Book made up under the provisions of the present Act, and it is therefore expedient to enact that after the Jury Lists are transmitted to the Sheriff, and by him transcribed in a book, that a true copy of every such book shall be delivered by the Sheriff into the Office of the Registrar of the Supreme Court, in order that it may be referred to in that Court, as may be required; and that the same book shall be br...