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No title [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 5 September 1842
Garden. — This is (he best time to get your flower border* finally arranged for (be season. Transplant flowers out of your seed beds into the proper placcB. Endeavour to arrange your plants according to their relative sizes and heights, and mix the colors. Com mence sowing seeds every fortnight for rotation crops; Dlant out vour Jerusalem artichokes, unit vmir nntmnn ought all to be in the ground this month. Earth up seakale for blanching. Hub off the buds of vines, which appear where you do not wish shoots. Destroy insects wherever you sec them Examine your grafts, and rub off all buds and suckers below the graft. Repair cracks in the clay, or renew the balls where they have dropped of£ Note always the days upon which you sow seeds, and perform other operations; watch the result, and you will have a sure guide for future operations.
Calender for September. Moon's changes. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 5 September 1842
Calender for September. moon's changes. Sept. 4. — New moon Oh. 27m. morning. 10.— First quarter 6h. 10m. morning. 18 — Full moon 8h. 45m. morning. 27. — Last quarter, 5h. 16m. morning. SUN RISES sun SETS. Sept. I — Thursday, 31m. past 6. 29m. past 5. 2— Friday, 30m. past 6. 30m. past 5. 3— Saturday, 29m. past6. 3Im. past 5. 4— Sunday, 28m. past 6 32m. past 5. 5— Monday, 27m. past 6. 33m. past 5. 6— Tuesday, 26m. past 6. 34m. past 5. 7— Wednesday, 25m. past 6. 35m. past 5.
PORT PHILLIP—August 24 [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 5 September 1842
FORT PHILLIP— Auemt 24. Mantons Mill.— Flour, first. 22s. j second, 20s.; ration, 17s. per 100 lbs., Is. per 100 lbs. allowed for cash. Wheat, 6s. to 7s. per bushel of 60 lbs. ; Maize, 8s. Cd. per bushel ; Bran, 2s. per 20 lbs. fugetablet and Fruits.— There was a good supply of vegetables in the market to-day, turnips, carrots, and cabbages were plentiful. The following is the list of prices : —Potatoes, Port Phillip, 10s. per cwt. ; ditto, Van Diemen's Land, from 10s. to 14s. per cwt. ; cab boges, Id. to 3d. ; turnips, 2d. per bunch ; onions, from ?iA. to 6d. per 1b ; carrots, 3d. per bunch ; cauliflowers, ? rom 6d. to 9d. each; leeks, 3d. ditto; lettuces, 2d. ? ach ; celery, Is. per head ; horse-padish, 6d. per head. Sugar — Carey and M'Donnell sold on Tuesday last 0 bags of Mauritius and Manilla sugar, at from £32 to £36 per ton. 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 — 5 September 1842
HOBART TOWN. Return of Grain and Flour exported from the Port of Hobart Town, during the week ending 23rd August. 1842, inclusive :— Flour, 20 tons. Return of Grain and Flour, imported at the Port of Hobart Town, during the week ending 23rd August, 1842.— Maize, 68 bushels. There is no alteration in the wheat market since our last, nor can any be expected until the prices at which the Commissariat contract is taken to-morrow transpire ( wheat lemains firm at from 7s. 6d. to 7s. 9d. ; fine flour at the mills from £18 to £19; other articles as in our last ? Colonial Timu.
A CHAPTER ON DUELLING. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 5 September 1842
A CHAPTER ON DUELLING. (from, Paley.) Duelling as a punishment is absurd ; because it is an equal chance, whether the punishment fall upon the offender, or the person offended. Nor is it much better as a reparation ; it being difficult to explain in what the satisfaction con sists or how it tends to undo the injury, or to afford a oomnensation fnr the damanrp. sdrpaAv sustained. The truth is, it is not considered as either. A law of honour having annexed the imputation of cowardice to patience under an affront, challenges are given and accepted with no other designs than to prevent or wipe off this suspicion ; ? without malice against the adversary, generally without a § wish to destroy him, or any other concern than to | preserve the duellist's own reputation and recep- 1 tion in the world. E The unreasonableness of this rule of manners is one consideration ; the duty and conduct of in dividuals, while such a rule exists, is another. As to which, the proper and single question is t...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 5 September 1842
SUES BY AUCTION. XXHPOR.TEB SUX.X.S. npO be sold by private contract, those three re * cently imported very highly bW bulls, SWANSTONE, two years old, brefl by the late William Hewer, Esq., of North Leach. HEREFORD, two years old, bred by Thomas Jeffries, Esq., of the Grove, Herefordshire. OLD COURT, two years old, bred by Benjamin Pavy, Esq., Old Court Bredwasdine, Hereford shire. The pedigrees may be seen, and particulars known by application to Mr. John C. Underwood, Charles-street, Launceston. September 3rd, 1842. TO BE SOLD BY PUBLIC AUCTION, By Mr. JT. C. Underwood, At the Royal Exchange Auction Mart, on TUES DAY, the 6th instant, at one o'clock, without reserve, to close consignment, OIXTY-FIVE CASES (three dozeneach) OLD O SHERRY WINE 1 case saddlery, consisting of— 2 polished double bridles 2 best ladies' saddles, with stitched and quilted seats, hog-skin pockets, slippers, leathers, gertlis, and cruppers 2 polished double bridles 2 sets of Best's buggy harness, complete 3 ...
FROM THE HOBART TOWN GAZETTE. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 5 September 1842
FROM THE HOBART TOWN GAZETTE. COMMISSIONERS' OFFICE, AupuL 19, 18«. Notice is hereby given, that the following dilms far Grints will be ready for examination, by the CommU ?ioners appointed for that purpose, upon or imraefilMe'y after -die' Iflth day oF October hett, on or before whfch davany careat or -counter «lalm must be entered. Thomas Keynolds and WiUiam Hodgson, Pelham, Monmouth, 200 acres— originally D. Reynolds, since deceased ; the applicant T. Reynolds claims as heirat law— Bounded oh the south-east by 90 chains 5 links south-westerly along a location to Thomas Abrahams since granted to Peter Murdoch ? commencing at the north angle thereof on the western .bank of the Rfrer Jordan, on the south west by 25 chains north-westerly along a location to Edward Chaplin also granted to Peter Murdoch, on the north west by 71 chains 65 links north-easterly also along that grant to the western bank of the Ritrer Jordan aforesaid, and thence on the north eastern side, by the various co...
ANNUAL LICENSING MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 5 September 1842
ANNUAL LICENSING MEETING. The annual meeting of Justices for determining upon applications for licenses, was held at the Court-house on Thursday, when the following Magistrates assembled :— P. A. Mulgrave, Esq. Chairman, W. H. Breton, Esq. P. M., Captain Gardener, A. P. M., Robert Wales, Esq. A. P. M., Evandale, G. S. Davis, Esq. A. P. M. George Town. R. P. Stewart, Esq., Captain Stuart, John Sinclair, Esq., Thomas Bartley, Esq., John Atkinson, Esq., A.T. Collett, Esq., 'Joseph Penny, Esq., W. G. Sams, Esq., R. Dry, Esq., F. Y. Wilmore.Fsq. OLD LICENSES RENEWED. J. M'Allan, Glasgow Arms, George-street. E. Bartlett, Victoria Tavern, George-street. Joseph Barrett, King's Head, Brisbane-street. John Barrett, Black Horse, Wellington-street. Robert Brand, Ship Inn, John-street. William Brown, Mermaid, West Tamar. William Brean, Cross Keys, York-street. William Brigg, Exchange Wine Vaults, Charles street. Nicholas Clarke, Union Tavern, George-street. William Collins, Bull's Head, Charles-...
LONDON.—April 21 [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 12 September 1842
LONDON.-4-n7 21. Cobn Exchange.— The demand for Wheat conti nues very limited, the few sales made are at about tbe same rates as Monday. Bonded Wheat has been oflered 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 are nominally the same, although a reduction would be submitted to effect sales 10 any extent. AVERAGE. Qrs. I Qrs. Wheat... 3287 at 59s. 2d. I 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. 7ds Smithfidd.— Fine Upland Meadow and Rye-gras. Hay, 86s. 90s. ; Inferior, ditto, 7Ss. 80s. ; New Hay, — s.— s. : Superior Clover, 1 10s. 115s ; Inferior ditto, 95s. 105s. ; Mew ditto, — s. to — s ; Straw, 40s. 42s. per load of 36 trusses. Rum. — 100 puns. L...
SOUTH AUSTRALIA—August 12th [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 12 September 1842
SOUTH AUSTRALIA— August 12M. Colonial Produce. — Wheat, 7s 6d to 9s per bushel ; Flour, fine, 231. to 271. per ton; Ditto, seconds, 201. ; Bran. Is 3d to Is 8d per bushel ; Barley, 4s to 5s. ; Oats, 7s to 8s. ; Alaize, 7s to 9s. ; Potatoes, 81. to 101. per ton ; Beef, 3d to 5d per Ib. ; Mutton, 3d to 5d. ; Veal and Pork, 8d to lOd. ; Bread, lOd to Is per 4Ibs. ; But ter, fresh, Is 3d per Ib. ; Cheese, Is to Is Od Stock. — Fat Wethers, 10s to 15s each ; Ewes, 14s to II.; Lambs, 7s lo 9s.' : Cattle, 71. to 101.; Dairy cows, 61. to 121. ; Pigs, 15s to 21. 10s. ; Fowls, 3s per couple; Ducks, 5s per couple ; Geese, 10s ; Turkeys, 15s each ; Working bullocks, I4L to 201. per pair; Horses, 201. to 601.
HOBART TOWN. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 12 September 1842
HOBART TOWN. Return of Grain and Flour exported from the Port of Hobart Town, during the week ending 30th August, 1842, inclusive —Barley, 84 bushels. Wheat, 500 ditto. Flour, 9 tons. Return of Grain and Flour, imported at the Port of Hobart Town, during the week ending 30th August, 1842.— Maize, 550 bushels. Flour, 479} barrels. There is little or no variation in the price of wheat since our last ; some small samples nave cnangea nanas at 7s. 9d , but 7s. 6d. may be quoted as the fair market price. Tenders have been accepted by the commissariat or the following parcels— 1093 bushels at Us. 9d. per 100 lbs. ; 1000 ditto, at 12s. 4dft. ; 600 ditto, at 11s. 6d.; 600 ditto, at 12s. 4d. ; aud 675 ditto, at 12s. ; being an average of a fraction under 7s. 8d per bushel. Oats, 5s. 6d. ; English barley, 6b. ; Cape ditto, 5s. ; loose lay, BL to 61. ; pressed ditto, 7L 1 potatoes, 61. 10s. to 71. 10s. Other articles as formerly.— Colonial Timet.
No title [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 12 September 1842
Garden ? This is the best time to get your flower borders finally arranged for the season. Transplant Sowers out of your seed beds into the proper places. Endeavour lo arrange your plants according to their relative sizes and heights, and mix the colors. Com mence sowine seeds every forlnicht for rotation crons: plant out your Jerusalem artichokes, and your potatoes ought all to be in the ground this mouth. Earth up seakale for blanching. Rub off the buds of vines, which appear where you do not wish shoots. Destroy insects wherever you see them. Examine your grafts, and rub off all buds and suckers below the graft. Repair cracks in the clay, or renew the balls where they have dropped off. Note always the days upon which you sow seeds, and perform other operations; watch the result, and you will have a sure guide for future operations.
SYDNEY—Augutl 12. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 12 September 1842
. ? ? oo- ? . ? SYDNEY— Augutt 12. The transactions since last report have been but few and unimportant ' Most articles being held for increased rates has kept purchasers from entering the market, but which rates will ultimately be oblained. Considerable lou pf goods are known to have been taken out of ves sels in London for th js port, on the receipt of last No vember advices, and other entrieB short shipped ' Wheat and Flour:— Tbe cargo of flour ex Bturopa, from Chili, comprising 3000 bags, *as teen disposed of, which has given «-tone 4o the market. Since ihii sale has been effected, geteral parcels have changed hands, and on . the .whple we r may report great flrinnet at pre sent prices, namely V line flour, 20s. to 21s. ; second ditto, 15s. to 16-; .. - . Sin.— Hyion Skin— This market hu been quiet; the sales nave been about SOD chests, at £7 IBs., at which price the holders are firm, and no reduction may be anticipated. ? . ; '.'????' -? Tolacco ? One sale has been made. of Bar...
FORT PHILLIP—August 24 [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 12 September 1842
FORT PHILLIP— August 24. Manton's BliLi ? Flour, first. 22s.; second, 20s. j ration, 17s. per 100 lbs.. Is. per 100 lbs. allowed for cash. Wheat, 6s. to 7s. per bushel of 60 lbs. ; Maize, 8s. 6d. per bushel ; Bran, 2s. per go lbs. Pagetabht and Fruits.— There was a good supply of vegetables in the market to-day, turnips, carrots, and cabbages were plentiful. The following is the list of nrices : —Potatoes. Port PhilliD. 10s. oer cirL : ditto. Van Diemen'e Land, from 10s. to 14s. perewt.; cab boges, Id. to 3d. ; turnips, 2d. per bunch ; onions, from ?Jd.toCd. perlb. 5 carrots, 3d. per bunch; cauliflowers, .-om 6d. to 9d. each; leeks, 3d. ditto; lettuces, 2d. inch ; celery, Is. per heatt; horse-padish, 6d. per head. Sugar. — Carey and M'DonneU sold oil Tuesday last SO bags of Mauritius and Manilla sugar, at from -£32 to £36 per ton. ' A mixed herd of cattle was sold by private contract, consisting of about 200 head, at £6 ; and 22 fat bullocks at £10 per head, .
THE LAUNCESTON COURIER. MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 1812. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 12 September 1842
THE LAUNCESTON COURIER. MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 1843. We have received an amended draft of ilie the Courts of Request extension act. The original has evidently been carefully reviewed by some Gentleman well versed in the techni calncs ol the law. 1 lie anie idnienls are im portant and judicious ; in fact by comparing the two drafts, we are much astonished at the vague ness and looseness of the original, though we must confess, many of its defects escaped our observation. The Lieutenant-Governor, is' empowered to institute Courts by proclamation, in such dis tricts, at such places, a-id for such amounts, and at such times us be may deem necessary. Under the original draft, the Courts throughout the Island were to be held imperatively once in each month, and no provision was made for regulating the time and amounts. There is still a slight defect in this clause ; the proclamations ap pointing Courts, Sue., should be published in the Gazette, but no provision is made to this effect. The ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 12 September 1842
FEMALE FACTORY, Bobart 7bim;-Undcr colonial sentence 42; solitary confinement 53 ; nursing children 7; nursos, laundress, servants, cooks, &c 12; in the sick ward 18; lying-in women -2 ; number in the first class, 75; ditto in the second class 130; ditto ditto third class 140 j ditto sentenced to the wash-tub 115; total number of women 593; children under one year of age, 7 ; ditto under two years, 0; total number of children, 7. JOHN HUTCH1NSON, Superintendent. BRANCH FACTORY, Brickfields.- Number of women assignable, being the remainder of those per Hope, 73. Toial number, 72. GEORGE BROOKS, Superintendent. FEMALE FACTORY, Launceston—Vnder colo- wal sentence 6 ; solitary confinement 10; confined by order of the magistrates 97 j nursing children 10; sentenced to the wash-tub 9 ; servants, cooks, &c. 4 ; in the hospital 13; women assignable in launceston 63; ditto in the country, 0; total number of women 212; children under one year old, 36 ; ditto under two years 4 ...
MECHANICS' INSTITUTE. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 12 September 1842
MECHANICS' INSTITUTE. A lecture was delivered at the rooms of die Mechanics' Institute, on Friday last, by Dr. Paton.on ' the progress and prospects of the Phys'ical Sciences.' Ihe lecturer slated, that, it would have occupied more of his time than he could possibly have spared from the duties of his profession, to' enter into so coin irenensivc an elucidation of the subject as he had at first intended, and that being at the same time incapable of doing justice to it in a single lecture, he hud been under the necessity of confining bis remarks within a more contracted sphere, and had been compelled to deviate in some measure from his original design. Instead there fore of directing the attention of his audience to the progress and prospects of the physical sciences, he con fined himself to the elucidation of some of their leading and more obvious features, and the close connection that existed amongst them. The sciences he observed might be divided into three distinct branches, firs...
PORT PHILLIP. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 12 September 1842
PORT PHILLIP. Flour, (fine) £20 to ±'22 per ton; hay, £10 10s. to £11 Us.; oats, Ss. to 6s. bushel; tea, £6 to £8 6s. ; quartering, per 100 feet 12s. lo I5s ; flooring boards, las. to 16s. ; weather do., 15s to 16s. ; battens 10s to 16s. ; shingles per 1000, 18s. lo£l. ; laths, 18s. to £1 ; broad paling, per thousand, £1 2s. to £1 4s. ; narrow do 9s. to 10; bread, 41b loaf, lid. ; bullocks, each £5 10s. to £6 10s. ; sheep 10s. 6d. to '15s. ; wheat (seed) Ss. to 10s. There has been a very fair supply of vegetables in the market this week, and ptices are somewhat lower, ihe following are the current prices: — Potatoes, 12s. to I3s., per cut.; cabbage, 2s. 3d. per doz.; celery, lOd. per head; turnips. Is. 4d. per doz. ; spring onions, 2s. 3d., per doz ; lettuces, Is. per doz. ; apples, Is. Cd. per tb. Poultry— Fowls, 6s. to 6s. per couple ; Geese 10s. each ; Ducks, 9s. to 10s. per couple ; Lggs, 2s. 6d per doz. ; butter. Is. lOd. .per lb. Messrs. Cary and M'Donnell sold by auction, las...