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Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 2 March 1841
¿FOR SYDNEY.--The fine fast-sailing- brig _ LORINA, 130 tons register, J. SALTER, com mander, will sail for the above port in a few days, has excel- lent accommodation tor passengers. For freight or passage, apply to the Captain ou board, or to New Wharf, February 25. Ktnn, Al EXANDEII, & Co. rfSjsLFOR SYDNEY.-The fine fast-sailing- brig »a»p, JANET, 238 tons register, D. M'Phun, com- mander, will sail for the above port in a few days. For freight or passage, apply to the Captain on board, or to New Wharf, March I. KER«, ALEXANOEH, & Co. ^T Captain M'Phun will cot be answerable for any debts contracted by the crew of the above vessel. February 27. ,FOR FREIGHT or CHARTER.-The very _fine fast-sailing new brig Mary Gray, 220 tons re gister. William Boyd, commander, now discharging at the New Wharf. For particulars, apply lo the Captain on board, orto New Wharf. March I. KERR, ALEXANDER, & Co. »FOR SALE, the well-known cutter ROYAL _WILLIAM, admirably adapted fo...
TO CORRESPONDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 2 March 1841
TO CORRESPONDENTS. We really cannot condescend to notice 'Tiser and the buffoonery of his correspondents. The name Castigator amuses us, being on the lucus a non lucendo principle of derivation, the self-dubbed appellation of one who has been obviously well whipped by us, and who calls himself a flagellator, because he has been well flagellated. At to 'Tiser or 'Tiserling, if is really so melan- choly, so forlorn a rag, as to deserve no serious notice at our hands. We noticed the proprietor as chairman of a public meeting and a nutgistrate of the colony, not as part and parcel of 'Tiser. Heaven forefcnd that we should think of identify, ing the sensible portion of the community with the vagaries of that vapid journal ! We allow it the privilege of describing the proportions of a cabbage or a strawberry, but upon most other matters, to use a favourite figure of its own, which it puts in inverted^ commas, as if borrowed from some author, as a splendid effusion, but which, as its reade...
THE COURIER. Strenue [?]t [?]rospere. HOBART TOWN, TUESDAY, MARCH 2. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 2 March 1841
THE COURIER. Strenue et Prospere. HOBART TOWN, TUESDAY, MARCH 2. WE have received English intelligence to the 1st of November, from which we learn that the French minis- try was broken up owing to the disunion between Louis Philippe and M. Thiers. The ministry had, it is stated, prepared rather a moderate manifesto for the opening of the Chambers, but the King dreaded the influence of M. Thiers, and began to insist upon con- ditions, whereupon that gentleman resigned. Thiers calculates, that any ministry succeeding ) him will have to endure the odium of the nation, and be obliged to succumb to the indignation of the Chambers, when he and his friends will come in upon their own terms, and coerce the King to de- clare war. Louis Philippe had not succeeded, how. ever, in forming an administration. It is said that he sent for the Duke de Brogue, adding that he relied upon Soult and Guizot; but the Duke, who still maintained 6rm to his resolution of refusing office, suggested many not im...
UNION CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 2 March 1841
UNION CLUB. &nbsp; ON Friday last a number of gentlemen, members of the Union Club and private friends of W. Bunster, Esq., &nbsp; entertained that gentleman to dinner, previously to his &nbsp; departure for England, in order to mark no less their personal regard for him, than the high esteem in which they hold his &nbsp; character as one of the oldest colonists of Van Diemen's Land. Although the day was very unfavourable, there were about thirty-five members present, who sat down to &nbsp; dinner at about half-past six; W. Walkinshaw, Esq., acted as Chairman, and T. Hewitt, Esq., as Vice. On the cloth being removed, the following is the order of the toasts, which were drank with all honors: &nbsp; "The Queen and Prince Albert." "His Excellency Sir John Franklin, Patron of the &nbsp; Union Club." "Lady Franklin and the Ladies of Van Diemen's Land." The chairman then rose and said - It now became his duty to propose a toast whic...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 2 March 1841
-áfi&F0R LONDON.-(Regular Trader.)-The j¡SS|gk well-known first-class bark WAVE, 340 tons, EDWARD GOLDSMITH, commander, now loading for the above port, will be despatched immediately. Has very «upcrior accommodations for passengers. For freight of wool or passage, apply to the commander on board, or to. New Wharf, December 21. WILLIS, GARRETT, & Co. ¿«a»,FOR LONDON.-The fine bark HINDOO, TjgagSE A 1, 310 tons, C. L. VAN ZULICOM, com- mander, is now taking in wool, and will sail in all February. For freight or passage, having superior accommodations, apply to the commander on board, or to New Wharf, February 9. WILLIS, GARRETT, & Co. FOR LONDON.-The first-class bark FORTI TUDE, EDWARD PAYNE, commander, has !?'/[he greater part of her cargo ready for shipment, and will meet ^twith quiîk despatch. ' For freight of wool or passage, apply to Captain Payne on board,to Kenn, ALEXANDER, & Co., or to New Wharf, Jan. 7. ASKIN MORRISON. " ,FOR NEW ZEALAND. -The ...
THIS MORNING'S POST. LAUNCESTON RACES. SECOND DAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 2 March 1841
THIS MORNING'S POST. LAUNCESTON RACES. SECOND DAY. On the second day, the course was better attended, and racing more spirited. The first race was the Town Plate, of 100 sovereigns, for all ages, heats three miles and a distance. The following horses started Mr. Gees . Hollymount Mr. Dry's ... ... Jessie Mr. T. Field's. Banker Mr. Ive's ... ... Filho da Puta. Jessie took the lead, and kept it well for the first two miles. Hollymount following close, Filho next, and Banker fourth. In the second miles, Filho pulled up well and looked like a winner, coming in only about a length behind Hollymount, whilst Jessie and Banker were losing ground rapidly. In the third mile Filho again pulled up on the heavy ground, but to no purpose, the " bullock," a» Hollymount is snrnamed, pushed ahead in the last half mile and won by about two lengths. When just inside the distance-post Banker bolted off the course, and threw his rider, who remounted, rode in, and thus sated his distance. The second heat...
GAZETTE. GOVERNMENT NOTICE. No. 52. Colonial Secretary's Office, 23rd February, 1841. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 2 March 1841
GAZETTE. GOVERNMENT NOTICE. No. 52. Colonial Secretary's Office, 23rd February, 1841. The period for which the under-mentioned persons were transported expiring at the date placed after their respective names, Certificates of their Freedom maybe obtained then, or at any subsequent period, upon application at the Muster Master's Office, Hobart Town, or at that of a Police Magis- trate in the interior: Asia 3- John Ackers, 12th March; Thomas Atkins, 26th do; George Ball, 15th do; Isaac Bowater, 26th do; Thos. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Brown, 26th do; Thomas Brewer, 5th do ; George Collins, &nbsp; 24th do; John Dancer, 13th do; William Davis, 5th &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; do; Joseph Griffin, 26th do; George Hall, 26th do; Barnet &nbsp; Hampton, 26th do; John Harris, 12th do; William Lamprill, &nbsp; 12th do; Adam Newett, 3rd do; John Searle, 26th &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; do; William Smith, 3rd do; James T...
MISCELLANEOUS. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 2 March 1841
MISCELLANEOUS. The Darhyiles.-Wednesday, at eleven o'clock, a nume- rous assemblage of the religious sect or body called " Darbyites," assembled at the Northumberland-rooms, Lower Cecil.street, for the purpose of discussing certain matters contained in the 2nd and 3rd chapter of Revela- tions. From inquiries made by our reporter at the meet- ing, we learn the principles upon which they profess to meet, are-" open communion," that is, a willingness to receive all those that they can acknowledge to be real Christians ; and " liberty of ministry," that is, a willing, ness to allow all whom they so acknowledge as Christians to speak, if they can speak to the profit of those assem- bled. The discussion wns principally carried on by Mr. Castels, of Cork; Mr. Thomas Mahon, of Ennis; Mr. Code, of Westport ; Mr. Tweedy, and Mr. Bellet, of | Dublin. The meeting was numerously attended, and comprised a great number of ladies. Among those pre. sent we observed Sir Richard O'Donnell, Bart., of I...
ANOTHER ATTEMPT TO ASSASSINATE THE KING OF THE FRENCH. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 5 March 1841
ANOTHER ATTEMPT TO ASSASSINATE THE KING OF THE FRENCH. At six o'clock on Thursday evening, as the royal carriage was leaving the Tuileries, returning to St. Cloud, Louis Philippe was fired at, but neither he nor any person of his suite was wounded. The assassin was instantly seized ; and the King, who displayed his accustomed coolness and courage, ordered the postillions not to stop, and continued his route to St. Cloud. The following is the official account from the Moni- teur Parisien, and the Messager of Thursday night : " Paris, October 15. " A musket.shot was fired at the King at six o'clock this evening, at the moment when his Majestf^ÇB passing along the quay of the Tuileries, on his return toSt. Cloud. " Neither the King nor any of the persons by whom lie was accompanied were hurt. " The assassin was arrested. " " He avowed his crime." The name of the assassin, who was by some re- ported to be mad, and by others an accomplice in a conspiracy for murdering the King and plungi...
FOREIGN INTELLIGENCE. FRANCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 5 March 1841
FOREIGN INTELLIGENCE. Tbe Moniteur of Tuesday contains a royal ordinance jiroroguing the Chambers to the 5th of November. Another royal ordinance appoints General Sebastian! a Marshal of France, in the room of Marshal M'Donald, deceased. Ministers persevered in their resignation. M. Guizot was said to have arrived in Paris. Vice-Admiral Rosamel was to have left Toulon for Paris on the 21st. The Toulonnais announces that 1680 marines were shortly to be embarked for the island of Bourbon and French Guiana. Three frigates were to convey them to their destination. M. Guizol arrived in Paris at half-past ono o'clock on Monday, and immediately afterwards proceeded to pay his respects to the King. His interview with Marshal Soult in the presence of his Majesty ended (we are informed) satisfactorily. An administration in which he would take the foreign department, and Marshal Soult the ministry of war (the other departments to be filled up pretty nearly as already announced,) would, it was ...
STATE OF TRADE. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 5 March 1841
STATE OF TRADE. Manchester, Tuesday.-Notwithstanding the continued uncertainty in the foreign relations of the country, and the consequent pressure upon the money market, there wus a better feeling in our market on Tuesday than at any time during the preceding week, and considerably more busi- ness was done, but without any improvement in prices, cither of yarn or goods, with the exception of very good 27-inch printing cloth, which was in «rood demand, in consequence of the arrival, by the Great Western, of some orders from America. We are glad to learn by the accounts from all quarters of the United States, that business there is steadily and progressively improving, and that a fair amount of orders for manufactured goods may be shortly expected from thence-Manchester Guardian. , The depression we have had occasion to notice for the last few weeks continues. On Tuesday, both goods and yarns were very heavy, and but little business was done, at, upon the whole, still lower rates. In...
CUSTOM HOUSE. Hobart Town. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 5 March 1841
CUSTOM HOUSE. Hobart Town. Return of Grain and Flour exported from the port of Hobart Town for the week ending 2nd March, 1841, inclu- sive : -Wheat, 500 bushels. Return of Grain and Flour exported from the port of Laun- ceston during the week ending 27th February, 1841, inclusive : -M7. G. H. BARNES, Collector.
CHINA. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 5 March 1841
CHINA. WE have just been favoured with a mercantile letter from Macao, under date the 3d November, 1840 ; they confirm the report of the unhealthiness of the troops. An export trade continues, except in the articles of tea and Nankin silk, which are rigidly in- terdicted. We are unable to add more, but shall publish the letters in our next.
SHERIFF'S OFFICE. 3rd March, 1841. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 5 March 1841
SHERIFF'S OFFICE. Srd March, 1841. The following account of writs of execution, now remain- ing unsettled in my office, is advertised by me, in compliance with the provisions of " the Debtor and Creditor Act." Macmichael & an. assign. &c. v. Burnip, writ received Jan. 9, levy Jan. 19, at Pontville!. S*le-On Saturday, March 6, at 12 o'clock, on the pre- mises of defendant, situate at Pontville, a quantity of household furniture, consisting of beds, chairs, &c. ; also the right, title, and interest of defendant in and to the house and ground, known as the " Bridge Iuu :" unless this execution be previously satisGed. Evans & anr. v. R. Duval, writ received Feb 15, levy March - ,at Hobart Town. Lowes v. M'Geary, writ received Feb. 22. Sale-On Friday, March 12, at 12 o'clock, on the pre- mises, in Goulburn-street, Hobart Town, all the defend- ant's right, title, and interest in and to a brick dwelling house and premises, situate in Goulburn-street, formerl...
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. SEIZURE OF A FRENCH VESSEL AT HOLDFAST BAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 5 March 1841
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. SEIZURE OF A FRENCH VESSEL *AT HOLDFA8T BAY. A circumstance which may lead to very serious consé- quences has just occurred. The French ship Ville de Bourdeaux urrived at Holdfast Bay a few days ago from Swan River or King George's Sound, on her way to Cir- cular Head. She called here to ascertain if stock could be purchased in the colony. Advantageous arrangements for the shipment of a large quantity of sheep were under- stood to be made, and the ship was about to take her cargoon board, when, on Saturday last, she was seized by order, we understand, of the Collector of the Customs ; and on the following day she went to sea with two Custom-house officers on board. The facts of the case, so near as we can learn, are as follows :-The Collector of Customs having received in- formation that she was to carry the stock to King George's Sound, which, being a French vessel, she had no right to do, and also on suspicion of her having false papers, went on board on Saturday ...
MOUNTED POLICE OFFICE. 3rd March, 1841. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 5 March 1841
MOUNTED POLICE OFFICE. 3rd March, 1841. Tenders will be received by the Officer commanding the Mounted Police, until 12 o'clock on the 18th instant, for the supply of Forage, for three months, commencing the 1st of April and terminating the 30th June, 1841, for the Mounted Police horsca at the following stations, viz. : Hobart Town, Richmond, Green Ponds, Bothwell, Oat- lands, Campbell Town, Avoca, Westbury, Snake Banks, and Morven. Tenders to state the price per ration, con- sisting of-hay, 12 lbs. ; oats, S lbs. ; bran,4 lbs. ; straw, 4 lbs. 6. BAGOT, Lieut. Comm. Mounted Police.