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POETRY. ADDRESSED TO MISS On a prospect of separation. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Advertiser — 14 March 1831
POETRY. -^ABORKSSED TO MISS — « ? — On * protpett of teparatton. Maiden, though they bid us sever Though our union they denyf ? Can I e*er forget thee— never ? Rather should they see me die Rather shall they still the thunder— TEather quell tiie stormy sea— r- Tear adainantine rocks asunder, Than divide mv heart from thee. All my fcopes on thee depending— All my jwishes end m thee— Beyond thee uo desire extending, ' Tiiou art all the world to me.' - ? Without thee vaiu is every pleasure— 'Without thee nought can bliss bestow— Without my love, my only treasure, Peac*' this heart shall lieTer know. ^ Never think I can forsake tbee, Ne'er beiiete rilb*\untrue, AlTthe worflTan never make nay 7 '''7~ Living, cease to lite ;or yoii. : ? Catrl-ever-bear to Ipavs4hee^ — ? ? Can I bid a last adieu t ^^Z Never, never— love believe nie, '_~~ That is more Than 1 can do. - -------- — Then although they bid us sever, Though our union they deny, I must love aud loTe-for ftVfir, ? _ ? : ? — _ donst...
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 9th. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Advertiser — 14 March 1831
WpDNKsDAY, March 9th, , - SwEEPBTAfcES ^r£9 each; Vrtb' 'aiii addtdfor M r. Scwli's Jt-_j}JSrnlus, -3 years old, 9st 41 b) j — by Pi-ter Fin ..-...- ? } Mr.' Jackson's c p. Spirit of tlieStorra, 4i ? ^ years old , 9 st 9 lbs, by A bdalla ? y Miv Baftnai.^s «h.gr SteeUrap two years old} . ----- 7 st 4 lbs, by Steeltrap ? % The following Horses started, but were ' ot placed: Mr. Reed's b g Tasmau, 3 years old, 9 stby Bolivar. Mr. Rose's g in Cranky Pal, 4 yrs^9 st 2 b- Bronti. Mr. Field's b g Punch', tTyears old, 10 st 7. Mr. Cox's g g Taiicr^d, 5 years, 9 st 8. Mr. WaddleVBl h Bagatelle, 6 years, 10 st 7$.
SATURDAY'S GAZETTE. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Advertiser — 14 March 1831
S ATURD AYfS G AZ ETTK. tendent of Convicts ;— . . _ . Thomas Masow; Esq. to b* Ass«Uiit Police Magistrate, and TicKCT7opMLEAVE.-^eUMl^d^ia»Jamei-Tboiaioiu-303A«i» James Good. 20. Iudefatigable. Certificates .-James Johnston. «. Miner'. Robert Sunajre. 347. Countess Harcourt. Elizabeth Birkett. 31. llorler. Robert Cornwall, fi85. Sir CJiftrlesJ'orhej. Johi Roacb. 4**, do. Ed ward Coppin, 116. Lady Cartlereagh.
THE RACES. TUESDAY, MARCH 8th. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Advertiser — 14 March 1831
THE RACES. Tuesday, March stli. Sweepstakes of £3 each, yitb^£40^dded for twos years oW : colts 8st. 7 lb .fillies ant) geldings 8 st 4 lbs. Mile heats. Thorough-bred 10 lbs. extra. '-Mr. WhiteV r. c. Ha; -hazard by Buffalo;. ..11 IEDffi^.^Jb.ri^QipB^pBf^^Jn. . . .2 3 ~~~ V. JD. L. ^uO-}ish. je1^^lrf^^^V^ld^-~-it'--- Tl.p roIlowTiig^Hotsei* started; but weVe wot placed:' Mr. Archer* b. c. fialadh. by Peter Fin. IW. Bose^&g. 1. Miss Frolit, bv yiscounU ' Mr; Gibson's ch.^r* DaintieJDaVi^, by Buffalo, Jttr.^a-^g^I^ry, byBu«a]o.
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Advertiser — 14 March 1831
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE* Arrived. On the 7th,— The 8choonejLKate,j- ? Wether- head, mafitpr, from Swan River, with a cargo ot sundries and 13 passengers, On the 8th the Sctiooner Henry, J, Griffiths, mas ter, from a Sealing Voyage, with 1600 seal skiris, 1300 wallaby ^kinsyJiiuuB of oil, 500 11-b salt ttsu ; and 2 passengers, sailed. ? . * This day,— The *ehooner-Hennr, J, Griffiths for Sydney, with the above cargo, and 70-bttttiete-ww»a,V— — and 7 passengers from this place. ... On the 9th,— The brig Resource, Capt. Smith, lor HobartTown-and Xondon7Tvith ^33^ons^oi mtib 127 bales of wool for London , 6 kegs ColoniSl^otoao co, I package snuff, for Hpbart.Town. VESgEIiS REMAINING IN THJ1 HARBOUR. Barques Thomas Lawrie BurrelV^ma^0™***?* brigs Resource, Cleopatra, Hii*d Elizabeth and Kate. Sailed from HuBart Town, On the fith,— The schooner ^ Prince Regent, Jolm Hassel, master, for Launceston, with a general car- ; go of merchandize ; also, 17- packages pnntitig ma terials, and one case...
FRIDAY, llth March. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Advertiser — 14 March 1831
Friday, lltli March. Sweepstakes of_XW-6*ack, won withea«?e by Bag atelle. Tasjnan bolted the second heat. Mr. Waddlg^blJLB^atelle . ..... . . . . .... 1 1 V.BirlrEslaiSHshmen'HrirTasman ....... .0 3 Mr. Hill's b g Donald Bean. ? 2 2 Mr. Rosa's g in Cranky Sal ? 3 4 A Bye-Match.— Mr. ftose's two-year-old- grey fiJly, by Viscount ? J ' * Mr. Batman's ch colt Steeltrap ? 2 2 Several private matches were mil during the Race days, among which we noticed Mr Ralston's poney against Mr. Rob--6ri's Horse, for a small sum, won with great ease by the pouey. This surpris np littic animal also, ran on Thursday against Mr.R Wad~ '3inghamfs mare— a well contested race; but won by the poney There were several other private match es ; but we hare not been favored with the particu lars, and therefore fearful of not doing justice, we abstain from any further notice of them. The improvement in our breed of Horses was no Tfced by every one!'. !— and groat odds would have been laid on Liberty! !!~the be...
LAUNCESTON ADVERTISER. MONDAY, MARCH 14th, 1831. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Advertiser — 14 March 1831
hA UNVESTO T A IfTE'R TISEH. '? It ie in endeavouring to instruot mankind. «that we *re bet' ?Me to practise that general virtue which comprehends theloveo1 -all '.— Montesquieu, , ? — MONDAY, MARCH 14th, 1831. On* of the most unpleasant tasks which an Editor has to perform, is he having oc casion to speak of l-*own affairs. V«e are all too apt to be self complacent ; and there ^i£-rejhe__chance^ jteten _t* _one, _Jhatj^oti8m_ gets the ij^tter of trot »i, when any man speaks of him 4f. It is therefore with peculiar delicacy of Reeling, w« -com^ before our readers this week. Gratitude to our patrons to the Public rendered more intense by con scious inferiority to what we should, and — wish to be, fills our heart and yet we find words inadequate q convey our source of r the Public kindness to us since the commence ment of our literary career. The period ? whijohjireji^vft ijepgjinticipating with the utmost auxiety has arrived. Our first out lav has been reimbursed to us ; and wetind o...
THURSDAY, 10th March. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Advertiser — 14 March 1831
Thursday, lOthMareh. AJPURS^of 50 guineas, by tbe V. D. L. Establish jnent^HTor Twoy^ar^oldsT^the produce oi' its fior ses. Colts earrying £ st 7 lbs, fillies and geldings 8 st 4 lbs, Thorough-bred, 10 lbs. extra. Mae h»ats. . M i . White's r c flap-hazard, by Buffalo .... 1 1 Mr. Lawsou's ci* ; Dutchess, by Buffalo ... .0 2 Mr, James ifriV^biJ&iella, Ay^uffal© ~4- 3 The following Horses started, hut were not placed : Mr. Hard wick's bt» Bandula, by Boh var. Mr. Gibson's ch g Daintie Da vie, by Buffalo. Sweepstakes oi £$ ? ach with £20 added for Hor ses of all ages. Weights the same as on Wednes day. Mr. Jackson's Spirit of the Storm, 4 years) . , old,- by AbdrtUa. ? J * ^ Mr. Batman's chg Adelaide, 3 years, oldi Q . by Viscount ? ? ? ? j Mr. Hill's b jr Donald B^an, 5 years --ld ? 3 2 Th- followih^, H^rsos started, but were t»ot placed : Mr. Rose's g f Adelaide, 3 yars old, by Viscount. Mr. White's g g Scratch was withdraw^. -Th-e-Ha-ck Sf ahes were won by Mr. Sathei land's...
THE TURF. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Advertiser — 14 March 1831
_JT-£ OJRRT On Tuesday last the little town of Launceston Was one living 6C^-»e~'-6f~~p»ety and mirth. To ? wards noon the inhabitants a-rd visitors, who were exceedingly nutoerous, might be.$e*-n lock ing in troops mounted and dismounted, to the Scene of action, to^wff i)-eJfiarejCirj)iuidt-wJiere our PxeeUent and obli^ug lMioe Magistrate, VV. Xyttleton, Emj~ had permitted the Licensed meots, such as ginger beer, perter, ale, and «v der^of Colonial tnak-). ^Annore interesting as Bfmblage of persons perhaps, were never seen sino Van Dtcofn^siand^as been a Colony. Joy beamed in every countenauce, and happiness and Contentment seemed to reign in every heart. A Bare Course is a motley scene. High and low, yicb and poor, the Buck and the Ragamuffin, the Prude and the Romp, aii huddled up together lo~** lweel~conf usionT** **T)h1~3tich a row, such a rumpus and a rioting,' such a glorious bustle has not been lean in Launcesten. Epsom and Ascot Heath may boast of their Dukes Demireps, and ...
THE SCRIBBLER, No. 3. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Advertiser — 14 March 1831
THE SCU1BBLER. No. 3. On Affectation.-;- 1 have observed with much regret in the course of my occasional visit* to the two principal towns in this Island, that the progress which affectation is making among our Tasmanian fair.^s terrifically rapid; so much,' so as to threaten the annihilation of the_wnpirr of common sense : and drive from «ur Isle the sweet simplicity of nature. Having taken some little pains to tfiscorer whence this evil, ..which I had hoped, was confined to u Polished Europe' was derived, 1 discovered much of it arose in coiw sequence of our fair natives, copying the manners of the English girls. who arrived here ; and much Tnofe from^ie TiIlat^n^iiiiffnFreliEhTfl'ta^^^: played by the young- men io general. Marty indeed, most of the females who at rive here frons England are of that class, from which no greut refinement is expected ; and who aping the man _ners of their superiors at home fail in the cop* and thus dwindle into affectation. When ther arrive in this ...
HISTORY AND POLITICS. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Advertiser — 14 March 1831
H1SXURY AND POLITICS. T»R Colomiks.- We again take up Mt^ y_jp QpeenV tetter, id . order to fulfil. ?he promise made in our iatjt^_of going thrailglL liis strictures upun certain auinnritie' in this C liooy. That his remarks up -u ihe East Ind'a Company's affairs are scarcely severe enough, we most rea -!i y acknowledge ; -tnd ? we also Jail in witn hi«LJipiDi*-ii_as Jo tiiMoi»se_ w«y in which the XTnonial ousjness i lsirans-' acted in Hownint* -street. With regard to Vio Diemeo's Land, how^v r, he has been unquestionably betrayed *nto improper lengths by misrepresentation ; and we therefore dis agree with- -him-. We cannot for a moment suppose that he_,wou-d wil-'ingly have stated untruths— o?i the coutrary-,-the tmie u£ hi letters througHoiU rattler bespesfcs^good' feeling to the -Golonies generally, than the influence ot party. Nevertheless he is in ei rnr ; and being so we feel it to be our duty to set him right He says : ' In following out my subject, it here becomes necessary ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Advertiser — 14 March 1831
-A'liV'HRllalSM'B^TS OF TdtS B\Y. OV Sale at J. Houghtom's London Auction Mart, the folio wing 'GOODS, ^n^ojesalp oil the most reasonable JteriBSJ ? - Cambric mu»lin prints White and colored waistcoats White «hirts ? Black cloth trowsers ? * .- Wai-itcoiUs ? L_. ? ' ^~ TUTSI) cassimere trowserf Yellow nankeen Boys and girls jean frocks and trowsers ? Silk liandkerchiefs Oil flkin caps ^aliki^eli^rowsert Striped (eaiis Silk drill do. ^WhiteimiUjrown do. ... ' .. ? ? v-|v*»teeo^lo« ? -_:_?_-. ? — Cassiraere pantaloons Gun *owder in canisurs Snuff Ink in bottles . Shoemakers hemp Twine Inkstands .- , - t ? Knives, forks, *nd steels of all descriptions Flaying cards Fish hooks Pins, needles, tapes and bobbins Handbells, Bell pulls Sealing wax, quills, and black lead pencils ^ _ — Screws tff^li^rarg ? — 7 - Commode and drawer nobs Brass pullies Lamp cotton ♦-.''.'?' ^Tfioj^inatv Roller springs Flann-I Hearth Brushes Cloth Hair and nail brushes . White and colored cottons Thread of colors...
SYDNEY INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Advertiser — 14 March 1831
-SYi)NiiY 1NTELUGKKCB. ? To the ?kiiMln**'*** of a friend we are indebrea for the pe»U!-al of a few recent numbers of the 'Sy d ney Gaz^ ? te , Thy do 'not -coiitain~tijnc.il local Intelligence, which we have not belore given. Tt»« re i» however an article in one of tin- m in referent e~t» this Colony, in which ^»-^ I 7 VeTy sensible remarks are made upon th* lnd^pe*. dehTPresi here. Spe king of !h«- people of Vaa Di*men*itXainJ^the Rev«l. Kdi»or says— .?*? tJeing free from the tyj-aniiy^ofao liijlammatory RiVclicsil Pre^ss, tt^y look at «he acts of th-Mr ^Rnler-y w*-k-4heir-tnim ^y#t,-a«d form^-sot-«T, impartial, and therefore torrVct, estimate ot the t»f the merits of his govermeni. They are not tnught from w«ek to we*»k to regaid him as a mmister in— hii«mi -8h«pe ; they are not told that he sabstituteh his own will far law - thdt he ca^e^ not a jot fur the p*oplr— that he Siudiej only Uu interests of'ni»-owi- kindred, to whi-k h^ suk to make efery thing tubservient— that his mot...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Advertiser — 14 March 1831
? —For-London Direct, _ ?^TSu^ THE -fine, fast- sailing teak-built ^gSgv Ship BOMBAY, burthen 300 ions, Jo 4^^^^ sep* Dare, CpMM Andeu, having itie7 mi? |lllg|#reat?r jpa-t'tbf herCaigo engaged, wilt itlllKi^Sflil in five weeks. The Accommoda tions of tliis fine Ship for Passengers are of a ! des CTiption^notto b»* excei»rf^v:atFordingievwj:pos^ aiblp comfort and convenience. For Freight of Pashage,; apply^lb the Com* rounder, on i-oar3, or to __ . _ .ASjeiji. . Launceston, 14th Jan. 1831. — - -^ For London T3ire-% ^SRfcTHE fiqe, first-cl^, bartered ^rig JS3Sfc CLEQ .^ A T K A , Captain Stueist, willftrH in sixty days, she has very superior AccemmobV tiitn* for Passengers* ? ' — For Passage only, apply to the Captain, on _Jboard« or^ to ? WILLIAM WALKtNSHAW, Agent, lauiicpston, January 14th 1831. For London Direct. ^jliLTHB fine A. 1. snow Resource, ?KSaL Captain Samuel Smith, uurtht-n y*-* register 243 tons, will sail for. the above Port with all possible despatch. This vessel havi...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Advertiser — 14 March 1831
? - -- ---?~H*®*k~- ?--— -— ?--— ^ THE SALE of BOOKS by Mr Rd White, -which *eas-t«4ia ve^afcen^ilace la- Saturday, m ill positively be Held on Satur day next, at t|»*- Launffstow AuciWtv Rooms and -Com wall Commiussoii^tor't's.-— P*ompt~Baj?uient. . BY Mr. RICHARD WHITE, immediately jtfter th_e:atawv -*V COKUl^StS, tocKaeconsigLmeats, Toms.— Prompt^'aynie-nt. - ~Jtafclrl4th*^ft3L. — BfTSiClSMESlamJGBTPN, ? At the Lornkw A^ion JUan, on to ednesdaj oeit* I6thMar-b. Ifc31, fn.H£ following GOODS, without reserve J- to close a consignment :— . 1 Blown Gj«atX«fti— ? 3 Jtlaek JtaasJZoats 3 Black C «ssimere Waistcoats .3 **air* Black Trow sers A quantity of Uanken's Cheese Twenty Ibs^arrow-root And a tarfety of other Articles worthy the notice of the Public. Terms.— Prompt Payment March )4th, 1831. rt)H15£LE by Private Contract, by Mr* James Houghton, London Mart Stables ;~ 1 Black Mare, three years old, own sister^ the famous Horse Scratch, that beat eserj thine in Sydney, *nd got by Stee...
POETRY. TO A YOUNG LADY IN FEARS. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Advertiser — 28 March 1831
POETRY. &Q 1A. YOUNG LA»Y IN TEARS. fforbeaivto grieve, sweet ,girl forbear— At racks my soul, i4- see thw-^eej»— -__ *£To see th«e svervr&plmned with care From 4me tnutt all enjoy me ot keep, ?JFor whilst theuVt -sad can T be gay i Ah! no.;- a heart so fotid as-miue nCan «&'*r. betMed wRB'. pleasuresTray, ? Unless it catch that ray from thine. Tis* not tbebliss, the world ^angive, Canefitfmy soul with 'gafety~ Only as lHo\i lii'st, bo I Hve, Reflecting what J ;#ee iff titee. Then cease to weep, forbear to mooro, No mere let tears bedew thine eye. (Think what is past— can ne'er return, And in the future bliss descry. Xf love, trne faithful Jove can give, ? BlSss to thy «oul— peace to thy breast, H is thine own, for while I live, 6nr thee my heart— my soul must rest.
SATURDAY'S GAZETTE. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Advertiser — 28 March 1831
? skTvnmrts GrtRTmx [?] ? Sir, tL:-RL4.itKiE. fflebkre!«f-^Ti^vC^w«r!fit8^oariR-Di?»tridt —Mr. . J H. Cawthurns. fiellnKHtiit^^-^Mr. QtsbT Briwkbs, Russei svFall«— Mr. p. BALLANTVNE.N^wliisxfdlk DiTwiooanll' TownsiiipVJfi-. Gco. Bfeooiw. . ' __!_„ P«if.MP JoBJiPH* l^.^Caledonia. as a JavflHtf Tl&nvtotike effect . from firel-of April noxt. - . ; ?:''?;#!'«.? Ticket or-I-B4vs Ca--sem.bd.;— *M«1!ipw IjawerenffiB^lel^Mfdwaj, (1: for having inWspoBBeiftioDi&^WJitoa k^wr«ttme unUw-' ?fulpurpose. . , .: ? : ?'-'? ^v^* ': '-?* ' '? '' v to our --SimpRracnB^^.ik'V^VilnV'iov^e com* r -^iiajrits wtiich haV« b«emtoad«f! ^f^biir |$Arpmp~' last we-*k ..^ehUtfn-j[)urM/Iv^BiLl»i^yl'8!py-;t1&Ht. wp thought weMd^eii'.jo)Kf:i«brt^^S^lkit49- to the causes, which were such as M^^Otrld not iiOu^Mil^and-w^-a«» 4*«rry=to *^ ^fetat^Hy^itin htrTvaToT our paper has again driven us to the pxppnsp and ino()r,vpniftgirp nf ^rtittt^ p^pPf--^— ^ To GokftE^poNDENTs.'— Some «of : opt ^rienids...
SYDNEY INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Advertiser — 28 March 1831
SYDNEY INTELLIGENCE. By the ^/«n^ which arrived here on Monday last. We have had Sydney papers to the 12th, insl., which unfortunately came to hand toe late to enable, ns to notice them in our last. TEey .are filled op for the most part, with violent Po litical matter which is not at oil interesting to as. ^We^taiveHMi^joinePflie-^^*^^^ any way interesting to the 'Van Btemen's Land Public. - ' Wti tiave not received any Sydney Gazettes !! ! Tiie brjg Qe/M from the JMauritius aiKi Hobart Town, had arrived, the Mary was to sail for this ^br^^tbe^thr ?*-?? Yr*m the Monitor. On Tuesday t)be 4st instant, a large draft of the £7th TUgttrieiit, together with the Staflf, marched with drn^sVatinc and colours Qying to the Dock yard ; whence life* were Embarked on board the J?e#ot/r*«ff»r Madras. Another draft als»-inWlc- «d 011 ftie Gsftr for Hobart Tfewn. The ship Y**k has also been taken up to convey the rematifOer ^atJiie^trooPs tdindia. ? If we are to b&\e&nfo} MorJrtngXtr...
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Advertiser — 28 March 1831
SHIPPING INTELLtGENC?. Arrived. On the 20th— Thebrig Czar 269 tons.— A. RUSSEL, master, with 57 casks of wine, 5 puncheons rnmt 14 'boxes of candles, part of her original cargo from Greenock, 1 box wearing: apparel, 6 bundles cor -dage tp O. Ralston ; 3 eases Cottons, 1 bale slops, t case do. to order ; 2 casks of hard ware, 12 c*sk« of . jKfrterf 1 do. paints, 14,jdo. nails, 4 do. tar,: 1 case -fiittlery, 2 bates slops, 2 coopers jointers, I cask tea pots,, 2 casks pickles, 2 casks tor, 6. do. nails, .to & Lord, Junior ;? 2Q0 bushels lime. 20 window «»Hs, 4 box giass to j.'Ju'.- Keibey ;.O horses to order, ^-Pas- sengere, JL. ]VI. Baxter, Esq., Puisoe Judge for Van, Diemen1s ILand,; M r. Dick, Mr* Furlong, Hugh Cu,r-y,i ViTra, Angel/ JohniMackey , Richird C66mB, , 1 officer ana 50 privates of ^7th Regt 6 w6nien 'and 'Vtmmeiu 'r ''-'???'? :'-.-,:-y*-':? :: ' ?.- -?--» :???;;:? ?' O.theaist^The^liipMary/WiUiUM Beach ^roFT, Commaiider, from Sydney, with 3 b*letf of inattrmsses...
LAUNCESTON ADVERTISER. MONDAY, MARCH 28th, 1831. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Advertiser — 28 March 1831
'*' £ J UNCR8 TON A D FR RTtS R H. ' It is jn^naeavourinjj to inStract -mankind, thrtt \v« are best ;*tile *6 practise ihat general virtue which comprehends the love oT MQNDA.Y; MARCH 28tuy ffil. ?'???' The pressure of other matter this week --v»n fines th» Ffrffnarks of nnr Editorial de pjirtmeDt, tor limits more narrow thatt usual j tfnd we bare bieei oblige^ to «nait our prom-1 iswi article on 'C^loDiat'/.BistiltatidD. The le'W of a Practical Dfciillfer ..which *we insert wilfjioweyer be read with much interest^ It is certainly of (he greatest importance, ?that writers on this subject, should be in possession of many opinions; an J we there fore trust our numerous correspondents, whose fitTors of late have poured in upon us . with such liberality, will eblige us with a line or two on the subject. Our Journal is open to all parties but iufluenecd by none ; and we should be most happy at all times to ^forego our own remarks for the safce qfgmtig place to the. writings of our friend...