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Friday, July 8th. (Before a special jury.) REID V. HARTNELL. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 11 July 1842
Friday. Juhi 8th. (Before a special jury.) BKID V. HAUTNKLL. For plaintiff. E. Macdowell, Esq., and Messrs. Gleadow and Henty; for defendant, tlic Attonie}-. General aud Mr. Rocher. This was an action brought to recover damages for oral slander. The facts of the case will ap pear from tbe following evidence. Peter Olvnn. I liv« at fsmwfarA : kiiou- tlifl plaintiff and defendant; recollect his living' with ? Mr. Reid about two years ago ; recollect his leav ing his service; had some conversation with him shortly afterwards about Mr. Reid; it was in No vember, he said the}' had some Sunday's gone into the stores and taken tea from the chest, put ting it into a bag. We were sitting together in a back parlour, he said ' on Sundays lie and me have gone into the store, shut the door, taken tea out of the chests, put it into a b.ig-, packing up the chests again, and selling thcnTout of the stores, so lhat no nersou would know any tbing about it; the tea in the bags was sent to the retail s...
LAUNCESTON PRICE CURRENT. CORRECTED TO JULY 9, 1842. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 11 July 1842
B- ;. : . . «CRl«0TEDyr6 jut* g, 1842. r.' -. ' . ? .'. '. Wiolehale. Retail. ?^'5 r ' ? ?'£- i. & £ :-. d. Elliott's..:... .perhhd. -'6 0.0 5 10 0 Ind and Smith.. ' . fi 0 1) 0 10 0 Bottled — - ?,' . Busbar's.. .. . .per doe. 0 11 0 0 12 6 Taylor's and others -*'' O 10 6 Oil 6 Beer— Porter.Taylor's.perhhd. '6 0 0 6 0 0 Elliott's.. ? « 4 0 0 4 15 0 Trueman's ? ' 4 6 0 6 6 0 Hoare's ? « 4 0 6 4 15 0 Bottled— Bunbar's ? per doz. 6 110 0 12 6 Taylor's and others ' 0 10 0 Oil 6 Spirits— Brandy ? per gall. 0 6 0 0 6 6 Rum, proof B.P. ' 0 4 0 0 4 C Hollands, in wood pale.. duty paid, 4-gall. cases 4 0 0 4 10 0 Fruits — Currants, Zante, per lb. 0 0 8 0 0 10 Raisins, Muscatel ' 0 0 11 0 1 Smyrna . . ' Cape ? ' '0 0 6 0 0 Wines.. Sherry, wood... per pipe 45 0 0 0 0 0 Bottled, .per doz. 1 12 0 0 0 O Port, wood ? per pipe Bottled...per doz. ? 1 J5 0 0 0 0 Tka— Hyson Skin... per chest 7 5 0 8 10 0 Hyson ? perlb. 0 6 0 Bohea ? « Gongou ? ' ? -7 10 0 9 10 0 Souchong ? ' 12 0 0 14 0 0 Peko...
Thursday, July 7. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 11 July 1842
Thursday, July 7. George Bonney and Peter Wellbu/ton Kent'. were indicted for stealing two dollars, two hal* crowns, and other monies from tbe person of Abraham Davis. The prosecutor stated that he had been in a hut in company with the prisoners, and was proceed ing home wiien lie was overtaken by Wellington and Kent, one held his mouth, and the other threw him down and robbed him, be gave information to some constables : the prisoners were apprehended, and searched, when part of the money was found on them. Verdict. — Guilty. Sentence, transportation for life, recommended six years to Port Arthur. Thomas Weelts, was indicted for stealing a mus ket, the property of John Howes. The -prosecutor was a constable, stationed at Mount direction ; he challenged the prisoner as an absconder, and was about to take him into custody when the prisoner attacked him, took the musket away and de, camped. Tbe Judge ruled that this was not an act of felony, .and the prisoner was remanded to take his ...
FROM THE GAZETTE. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 11 July 1842
rSOXHC THE GAZETTE. COMMISSIONERS' OFFICE, June 10, 1842— Notice is hereby given, that the following claims for Grants will be ready for examination, by the Commis sioners apiwinted for that purpose, upon or immediately after the 10th day of A ugust next, on or before which day any caveat ot counter claim must be entered Henry Speake, Dysart, Montnouth, 50 acres — Origi- nimy unicreu uf Lmiiiei 011119, wuu cuiivi'^eu w X uuiiutb Speak, who bequeathed the same to Helena Speake and the applicant ? Hounded on the north by 35 chains 70 links extending easterly from the north-east angle of a location to the said Henry Speake partly along a grant to Daniel Anderson and partly along Lot 25 purchased from the crown by George Ashton, on the east by 14 chains southerly along the Township of Shepton Mon tacuti*, on the south by 35 chains TO jinks westerly partly along the &aid township and partly along a location to William Foster, and thence on the west by 14 chains 15 links northerly...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 11 July 1842
Australian and New Zealand ZtoomSf (ESTABLISHED 1838.) No. 455, WEST STRAND, CHARING CROSS. 'T'HESE ROOMS are established for the fol ? lowing objects: — To enable parlies about to emigrate to obtain that variety of information so desirable, by meet ing with those who,,jrom a residence in the Colonies, are enabled to afford such, and to advise others as to their future proceedings. To furnish the latest and most authentic intel ligence from the 'Australian Colonies, by means of files of Newspapers, which areregulary received from Sydney, Hobart Town, Launceston, Perth, Adelaide, Melbourne, New Zealand, and also from the Cape of Good Hope. To afford the fullest information respecting these places by a collection of Books, Parliamen tary Papers, Reports. Maps, Plans of Surveyed Lands, &c, which could hitherto only be attain able by application at various places. By means of a Shipping Register, to show the date of departure of every vessel for the Australian Colonies, any occu...
Friday, July 8th. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 11 July 1842
Friday, July Bth. James Woodcock, was indicted for stealing one gown piece from the shop of Messrs. Perkins, Bennett and Co. Guilty. Seven years transportation. William Hague and John Bricley, were indicted, the former for'stealing, and the latter for receiving a silver watch, the property of John Smith. In this case there was not sufficient evidence to call upon the prisoners for their defence ; they were consequently discharged. Claries Raton and Thomas Emmett, were in dicted -for stealing -a pair«f trowsers and a shirt, the property of John Williams. Guilty. Seven years transportation. Edmund James, was indicted for a rape upon a child under ten years «f age. As there was no evidence by which the jury could come to tbe conclusion that the child was under that age, the prisoner was necessarily acquitted. John .Gill, convicted «f forgery, was sentenced to seven years transportation. Several prisoners were' discharged by procla mation. '
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 11 July 1842
TO BE SOLD BY PUBLIC AUCTION, Sy Zffir. B. Francis, At his Rooms, oil MONDAY, the lltli July, :it one o'clock, to close accounts, and positively without reserve, SEVERAL CASES of very handsome Pictures and Engravings. 3 cases Smug, Pier ami other Looking Glasses. Terms at sale. Under the Insolvency of Mr. William Major Grayling, and by order of John Atkinson, Esq., Assignee. TO BE SOLD BY PUBLIC AUCTION, By Mr. B. Francis, At his General Sale, THIS DAY. (Monday) 11th July, at one o'clock precisely, A LARGE quantity of household furniture Beds, bedding, glass, crockery, &c. TERMS, Under £25, cash ; above that sum an approved endorsed bill, at three months. , To Publicans and others. TO BK SOLD BY PUBLIC AUCTION By Mr. B. Francis, At his General. Sale, on THURSDAY, the Hth July, at one o'clock precisely, ONE cask quart and pint cut decanters One ditto plain halt-pint tumblers One ditto cut ditto One ditto cut Princess wines One ditto cut handsomely fluted ditto One case playin...
NEW ZEALAND—April 7. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 11 July 1842
NEW ZEA.LAND-.lpr.l7. Ale, in bottle, per dozen, 13s. ; Bread, per 21b. loaf, fid. ; Brandy, first quality, per gallon in bond, 6s. to 9s. ; Flour, 1st quality, per ton of 2000 lbs. £30 to £33; 2nd ditto, £25; Mutton, carcase per lb. 9d. to lid. ; Oil, black, in cask, per ton, £15; Sperm, £75; Pork, fresh, carcase per lb. 4d. ; Potatoes, New Zealand, per ton, £5 to £8 ; Rum, P. B. P., per gallon, in bond, 4s. to 5s. ; Soap, Hawes's, London, per ton, £40; Scant ling, per 100 feet, 18s. to £1 ; Shingles, per 1000, N.Z; 11. 7s. ; ditto, V. D. L. 21. 5s. ; Tar, coal, 11. 5s. ; Tobacco, ncgrohead, per lb. Is. 8d. ; Whalebone, per ton 851. to 901. ; . Wine, Sherry, per pipe, 281. to 401. ; ditto, per dozen, 11. 4s. to 21. ; Cows, milch, 201. to 301. ; Mares, brood, 501. to 901. ; Sheep, each, II. 8s. to 11. 10s.
CIVIL SIDE. Thursday, July 7. CHERSEMAN V. FRAZER. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 11 July 1842
?? - ? civil; bide;^; y' y Thursday, Juiy^. '^ /CHEBSEMAN V. FRABER. . ' For plaintiff, B. Macdowell, Esq., and Mr. H. J. Hookey, Solicitor', for defendant, the Attorney General, and Messrs. Stilwell and Douglass. Mr. Macdowell stated the case to the jury. It was an action brought to recover damages from the Sheriff for suffering a person to escape from his custody, whereby the plaintiff bad sustained damage to the amount of £29 11s. 9d. The facts of the case were exceedingly simple, all that was put in issue was, whether Israsl Shaw was ar rested by the Sheriff's officer, and through his neglect escaped from custody. The defendant had pleaded the general issue, which simply denied the alleged neglect. The facts were these : — a capias arrived from Hobart Town at tbe suit of plaintiff against Shaw, which was delivered to Mr. Mark Paget, and Shaw was thereupon arrested, he escaped and declared himself insolvent, by which means the plaintiff sustained damage to the amount claimed. Mr....
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 11 July 1842
' fTlHE£(z«ftc^iton(7()Krterwillbe published every 1 ' Monday morning and despatched by that day s- ;' post to all parts ftf'the country. It will contain : a summary of -U the important notices in the 'Gazette of the p'receding Saturday. The terms ' of subscription are' 6s. ,wt per quarter, payable i^ADVANOB, jingle numbers 6d. NO T I G E.— All Communications intended ? for insertion in this Journal must be ad dressed f .To the JEditor of the Lattneeston Courier Obarjea-itreet,' Our Contemporaries are also requested, to addreirtiieir Journals in the same manner,. . ' 'wotlce to Advertisers. ALLadvertisemenBsenttothisJournalexcept ing froroSubscriberemust be paid on delivery otherwise they willjiptte inserted, as noaccounts willjSjr the fututtf^eTopfned for non-subscribers, The Launceston Courier- affords a very desirable medium fi-r advertising,- since all advertisements ^published.thefein, are gratuitously inserted in the Lavnuseston Advertiser, an arrangement which of fers great a...
Hobart Town Shipping. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 11 July 1842
PSotarl Cobm Stumping. June 29. — Arrived the brig Caroline, from Launceston with a general csrgo. June 29 ? Arrived the schooner Prince of Denmark, from Launceston, with a general cargo. June 30 ? Arrived the schooner Industry, from Corner Inlet, with a general cargo. July 1.— Arrived the schooner ^Aanes and Elizabeth, from Port Phillip, in ballast. July 1. — Arrived the schooner Flying Squirrel, from Port Phillip, with sundries and 200 sheep. July 4. — Arrived ship Orleana, £49 tons, Alexander Cameron, master, from Plymouth 21st March, with a general cargo, and 276 emigrants— viz. 89 men, 78 women, 189 children. J. Rtdg«ay& Co., -owners.
Launceston Shipping List. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 11 July 1842
Siiuhrreton '*£-&iypfng ttist. ARRIVALS. July A — Schooner Sir John Franklin, 62ton-, Jenkins master, from Port Phillip; G. Fisher agent. V 55 bales wool, 9 cases glass. Eddie & Co. ; 1 case haberdashery, 1 ditto jewellery, J. Morrison; 97 boards, I^onghurst. Mr. and Mis. Kebble, Miss Kebblc, Edward ltosette, Joseph Greaves. July S. —Schooner Dusty Miller, 90 tons, Sanders, master, from l'orl Phillip; J. Guillan, agent. 18 cases ale, 5 hogsheads Geneva, Guillan. Passengers,— Mr. lCdward Symons, (Catherine Scppete, John Jones. JalyS.— Urig Union 155 tons, Wardell, master from London; Roradnile & Co., agents. Passengers— Miss Itoberts, Miss Denham, Airs. Corbet I, Mrs. Wilmot, Mr. Milne, Master Milne, Mr. Roberts, Mr. Uuisnnll, Mr. Levrex, Mr. Heed, Mr. liooney. DEPARTURES. July 2— Brig William, 149 tons. Le Grand, master, for Sydney ; J, Griffiths, agent. Passengers, — Mr. G. A. Coulsnn, Miss Thurlow, Mr. Thomas Wall, Daniel Hrewen, wife and 4 children, John W...
SOUTH AUSTRALIA—June 24th. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 18 July 1842
pp ? ftnTTTH A ITSTB AT..T A__7an£ 244 h. Colonial Produce.— Wheat, 7s 6d to 9s perbushel ; Flour, fine, '271. to 301. per ton; Ditto; seconds, 201. ; Bran, Is 3d to Is 8d per bushel ; Barley, 4s to 5s. ; Oats, 7s to 8s. ; MaiEe, 5s to 7s. ; Potatoes, 91. to 121. per ton; Beef, 3d to5dperlb. ; Mutton, 3d to 5d. ; Veal and Pork, 8d to lOd. ; Bread, lOd to Is per 41bs. ; But ler, fresh, Is 6d per lb. ; Cheese, Is to Is 6d. Siocs—Fal Wethers, 10s to 15s each; Ewes, 14s to 11.; Lambs, 8s to 10s. : Cattle, 71. to I OL ; Dairy cows, 81. to 121. ; Pigs, 15s to 21. 10s. ; Fowls, 3s percouple; Ducks, 6s per couple; Geese, IOs ; Turkeys, IBs each ; Working bullocks. 141. to 20l.i-er pair; Hones, 201. to 601. B J7 Zj- J^TT S
LONDON.—March 21. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 18 July 1842
LONDON.— March 21. Corn Exchange. — The demand for Wheat conti nues very limited, the few Bales made arc at about the ame rates as Monday. Bonded Wheat has been ofleredt on lower terms. The supply of Barley and Malt being very consider able, the trade for the former article is exceedingly dull, although lower prices would be accepted. The abundant arrival of English Oats this week has completely paralysed the trade; so few transactions have taken place that prices arc nominally the same, although a reduction would be submitted to effect sales to any extent. AVERAGE. Qrs. I Qrs. Wheat... 3287 at 59s. 2d. | Rye ... 33 at 37s. 5d. Barley... 3937 at 28s. lid. I Beans... 837 at 31s. Id. Oats ... 23,07 at 19s. 2d. | Peas ... 574 at 34s. 7d. Smtihfidd.— Fine Upland Aleadcw and Rye-grass Hay, 86s. 90s. ; Inferior, ditto, 75s. 80s. ; New Hay, — s. — s. : Superior Clover, 1 IOs. 115s.; Inferior ditto, 95s. I05s. ; New ditto, — s. to — s. ; Straw, 40s. 42s. per load of 36 trusses. Rum. ? 100 p...
PORT PHILLIP-June 17th. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 18 July 1842
POIIT PHILLIP— June 17«. Sugar. — Carey and M'Donnell sold on Tuesday last 300 bags of Mauritius and Manilla sugar, at from ±'32 to £36 per ton. Cattle. — Several lots of cattle have been disposed of privately during the week by Bear and Son, at the fol lowing prices :— Fat bullocks, at 18s. per lOOIbs. ; working bullocks at from £19 to £21 per pair ; cows, with calves, from £6 to £6 IOs. ; and a few of a supe rior description, at £9 9s. A mixed herd of cattle was sold by private contract, consisting of about 200 head, at £5 ; and 22 fat bullocks at £10 per head.
HOBART TOWN. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 18 July 1842
HOBART TOWN. Return of Grain and Flour exported from the Port of Hobart Town, during the week ending 5th July, 1842, inclusive.— Nil. Return of Grain and Flour, imported at the Port of Hobart Town, during the week ending 5th July, 1842.-NH. There is little or no alteration in the grain market eince our last. Wheat has been quoted by one of our contemporaries as high as 8s 9d., but we have not been able to hear of any sales being effected at tbat price ; 8s. may be taken as the fair average ; wheat, 7s 9d to 8s. English barley, 6s. 6d. to 7s. ; Cape, ditto, 5s. 6d. to 6s. ; oats, 5s. 3d. to 5s. 9d. j maize, 5s 6d. to 5s. 9d. ; potatoes, 61. 10s. to 71. ; pressed hay, 71. 10s. to 81. ; loose, ditto, 61. 10a. to 71. ; straw, 41 ? Colonial Times.
BUTCHERS' MEAT. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 18 July 1842
botchers' meat. t. d. Beef, joint, ? 6 Mutton, joint,.... ? 3} ? carcase ? 5 ? carcase ? 3 Veal ? - ? 8 Pork ? 8 ? t Return of Grain and Flour exported from the Por of Launceston, during the week ending the 2nd July, 1842, inclusive s— Oats, G33 bushels. Wheat, 2958 ditto. Flour, 36 tons. Return of Grain and Flour imported into the Port of Launceston, during the week ending 2nd July, 1842— Nil. Garden. — Do anything which has been neglected during the preceding month. The spring is now rapidly advancing, and vegetation has commenced. No time is now to be lost in planting out all trees, &c, which from whatever cause, have been forgotten. Prune raspberries and figs, which being plants of much pith, are apt to die back from the place cut, if pruned in the early part of winter. Flower roots not previously planted, may now be put in the ground ; if deferred to a later season, they never flower well. In general this will be found the best month to sow your main crop of onions, car...
SYDNEY MARKETS. June 18. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 18 July 1842
SYDNEY MARKETS. June 18. Wheat. —There have been only seven loads brought to market during the week, for which from 6s. to 7s was paid by the millers. The price of Van Dicmen's Land wheat is nominally quoted at the Mills at 8s. 6d ; the millers have bought the whole in the market during the last week, and none now remains for sale. Flour ? The business at Ihc Mills has been pretty brisk during the week ; the millers now appear to be the only holders, and they arc firm at our present quota tions, namely — Fine 21s. to 20s. ; Seconds, 18s. to 17. ; Ration, 16s. to 15s. ; No. 1. Biscuit, 26s. ; No. 2 ditto, 21s per c«t. ; Bran, Is. 8d. to Is. lOd. per bushel. BttEAn.— The 21b loaf sells at from 3d. to 5d., ac cording to quality Maize, Is at present plentiful, and considerable quan tities have been offered at 4s. per bushel ; but the dealers being afraid of a still further depression, arc not inclined to purchase. The retail prices arc from 4s. 9d. to 5s. 3d. per bushel. Oats, arc plent...