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POLICE. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Advertiser — 15 August 1831
POLICE. _ August 8th.-rMarga.re|. Ciirab^rUdge, charged -uiilu^eBtedjkunkeanc^^ the house of correction. Henry Davis ( publican) charged withjiaving harboured one Henry Stan ley, a prisoner of the crown— fined two pounds* — l^gwfjT.-i ytii — AiAuy ^ar^ rav el, charged* with having refused Jo fulfil an agreement entered into . with Mr. T. Nowlan— or-jered to fulfil it. tt«pr^ Davis ^publican) charged with having harbou red one fid ward Wrighte, a convict, being thethir^ , of einarter Sessions to answer the charge. Joseph Baxter, Peter Colclough, Ohristopher Walshv«Hd . Thomas Murphy, charged with refusing to fulfil the terms of an agrjecjiEiit^ehter^J into b- ttifiti y j(h Mr. T. WoirUn^BarteriaTscharged at t^ft » request ofMr. Wowflanj and consenting to^oltit ^~ ? the terms; the others tweiity-one days rw p*e House of Conectioo. .??., ?. ' i ~
LAUNCESTON ADVERTISER. MONDAY, August .15th, 1831. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Advertiser — 15 August 1831
_JLAV&C£&tQN ADVERTISER. The report of Colonel Arthur's re unovai from the gdverumeut, has been so fre quently and pertinaciously circulated, with out foundation, heretofore, ^tiiat we~aTe-nt)w Ye r- little inclined to place any thing Jike, ~^=4mplicit faith in ^uch reports. We have heard it confidently asserted by many :— but ^can discover no tangible authority upon which to ground belief. That it is probable iiis Excellency will shortly leave us, we ? ^MW^g^4v&^a-j--^^aJ^iiiar-y circumstances nnn cur to strengthen the rumour. Intheiirst place, LlEUT.-GoVEJUiDR Arthur has been more than the usual time in his command.. .Again, the -»haoge in the Ministry has doubtless had the effect of weakening; his I^jSteTest^ at home, by several of his tbrmer influen'ial friends now beiug ont^oF office^ Jhe new placemen of course have their own 'hangers on' to provide for; and, ihere-j fore, it is more than a probability that the gallant Colonel must turn out, to make, roo...
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. LAUNCESTON, AUGUST 15th, 1831. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Advertiser — 15 August 1831
? : ? Jrajjifc ? SHIWIN43 I-WEIXIGENCB. IAUNCESTON,-AUGUST 15th, 1831. Vessels remaining in the river— Thomas Laurje, Waferloo, bargtie Nimtod, brigs Isabella aba Celia, jscboooers Friendship and farewell. ? HOBART TgWWj -AUOTST L-«f, 1831. N SAILED. Oh the1 7tfi; /the' I^te^rity^ Xapt. Ord, for .._ Sydn^, with 43art of her import cargo, '^aflretdajr, La gAVOttiTE, for Sydn^
SYDNEY. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Advertiser — 15 August 1831
S YJUMHEV Hf the Bctoohcr^KiiNDSiJiP w* tinire. our files -of the MoiiiTou, Austuaiian, and Herald, down to the 25th ultimo ; but not so much as a *in|te *o,iot41iel»A*iTTE. The contents are of tittle importance to us. ,. The following are some of Hie *iost interesting A Bill in Council is announced, the object of which is to assimilate the Law of the Colony to the Law of England^ and place them on the same footing with relation to each mother, as they stood before the Act of Parliament recently passed, which has repealed «o murli of the previous fcaW . ofjEngliBd, *« related to the gentence of Banish^ mention second conviction for Libel. : . . j Jl circular jtaf^^^ddi^ed Jbf the $o$jfniaf Secretary to the Magistrates^ of which the follow ing is a copy s' ' , ' ;. ;v^.Sir,-^t' ^ave *be honor, by command of His Excellency tfie Go VEuaoa,. to acquaint you, thai thejjtfght Honourable, the Si-cjuetauy of State, haying called his ;? Mention to the heavy expense incurred by tne public, in...
No title [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Advertiser — 15 August 1831
~r-) Ou r a KSPONDENTj».r-\.'s second Jetton' has ~ _'' Tjeeifrecc.ived, a. id 'will appVar-in our next. ^WcTare cfbH^edToi- the observations of fi An Admirer of sound urguip.enV aud hayejioddojibl that our ?? co-respondent, alluded to will persevere in the couiise Tielias adopted, ~ .
AGRICULTURAL REPORT. Bathurst, July, 1831. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Advertiser — 15 August 1831
A GKl£i3J* i U R A L R& POfli Bath»r*t^afy^^T. T . , *ntbe cear^ of4he=«ontti wuch rain -h«fc tali«H -state «of the igrouwL, fotve been 'unfrieiKMy -o a£ricultui^\\4iai ploughing ha* topen done dur* 4«x iAm? mouth, has b**4i-e*e£«rt*d in rather an ^iaa-isfactoryjpanneT4 especially -mfre«yy clay 4ands, where :th«* 'heavy riiiiiH have united the ? ,«niL Tho tsnunir 'Whf*ntb-j»Si- -Jnnilrinfir 4M-ftl4hv ? fparticu larly the earJyL^iLJighiJkuidM,^ A jconsicjk- -ra ble .quantity of seed stil 1 .rewiains to i)e put im Turnips afeb*n; inning Jo ^il^ a^d, of c^w^e^Btfllj feeding wHLsomi be over. fat Stotfe, apis usual At thifi time o( t^ie -^ ear, brings fair pjrJces, l)ut 4k rather scarce* ¥e.getatioii .has as yet made but iittleTaiUancf* ^ and J he want -of paKture, 1$ pret,*. ingly felt, and particularly for those cattle which .run upon the *aroe land ao-h^*|). Caitl* hav^ jbt-en ti&hle tora4i«o«ir-r,-of latt% fvhic»h» on some ldfin^rii»* *»rried off ^imber.H£^utd,. what ...
ENGLAND. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Advertiser — 15 August 1831
—gfrax an p»-— ~ . 'We have, at laBt, completed the ffcrculeafi task of wading through the ponderous files -Vi 4fie more ponderous Boglisti Journals, which the Jatft arrivals have poured in aponos; We have ieatd lhe ingenuity of Philadelphia lawyers quo ted as a proverb ; and *ure we are that the *eie rogeneous . labors of a colonial editor are no Ies6 ., qrorthv of being rendered immortal. * Here is 'Telbrm, 'Athene ^taxatjoirf-tqii this side ^na tional distress,' on that side ^l Foreign revolu tion ' Vrto the fight ? ' the sclergy^ * to the left j ?*crim. con)*— one moment we e*e io the ^impe rial Parliament,' the njfeX^id tjte^riawihg;^ Odr eye has wandered through feu Stephen's awd S%fliies' ; and ciwelt, -^'^iB^^t^^tiMt^l mediate * nook and come r^'-r«ot fiirgetfiBg *^ the O^ailey » and »« ^e^c^algxtha^^^eV^ Chrmiicle^ ^eBto,7^feB»engBri, JMiassesr-Bulfer A^ra, Globes, Mercorieg, and Gazettes', lie before us. Ithe information they offer 'is of that multi farious and contradicto...
A VOICE FROM THE COLONIES. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Advertiser — 15 August 1831
* A VOiCfiTfiiOxVf THE COLQMES. ^Written for the L*uwc*stoh Advhbtwss. Separated as are the Autralasiatic-Colonies - Afroiu iHf^^Wrt(^iimt3ri5y::^e^eini-c'f euuH***1-- ?ncTof the (t1ober it is^not very surprising lii V their intwsts^shDTridhave been so much over 4o*4£jsd-X)^-the great men in Dow^i^-street. In - ' -leed when we reflect upon the wilful mhrepic * sentatitws, asicrthe state of these Colonies, which occasionally tint! tneir way 'home,' it seems more surprising that we are as well protected and * provided for as we are. Designing individuals U1iave deluged the Colonial Office from time to -time, with complaints and grievances which do * riot exist— except 'in the distempered imagina tions of the frames*; but, as if by a perversity of _ Jate^Jliose poiit ts w herein the real in^erestsjofthe^ ColonieJs*r-MWo1wd have been hitherto, 'for the ^mofit-f»art,-ov«5Hook-sd^iid~ neglected^ — Th«~abr surd disputes between thp'GSoveriunent and cer tain of the People upon points purely...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Advertiser — 15 August 1831
?#JL TASMA£4ANm€I&'£¥* ? ??i-:'''vvr.::.i:?-t--- '- '^j thk '__. .,.-,?-- ' ; 'DIFFUSION *QP,IJSBPUL KNOWLEDGE. X^ameroorstreet,- ou the everting of Wednesday .next. !£he door* io^eopengd to4he Public at hall-past fix, and -the lecture to commence at rgewen o^domk preckeiy. ;_v;X.: .. -:'/';lLl._: ..-_:,_.;? ?*' After th« Lecture, a Ballot wti Make place^For: 'the ^ection ctf severd new Members. A revision ,'iol^ui rules ^rjfi^^Tffiifi^Wm^toeBnTmi&is hy the Committee of management, they \*1II be submitted for the consideration of the Meeting. I ? TMOs/lL WlLL$pN, ! 'Secretary. Xaunceston, 12th Aosa«t, 1831. W ? the Inhabitants -of Launcbston, and^ the Cou'iuy ot Cornwall ijrg-'.'ral, ,that, in; -*ddUjo»^«-tl»eir-foMi»*r STGi.K-, they aTe jno w ?] ^aJ^tiig,j^jnjflte Celi A and ^P \ it » w*Lt, atisx-j tensive and^superior assortment *»f GOODS, re-s .ceived by .th*. .latest' amvais froiji Bnglaiid^tt): which they respectfully invit-e public-attention ;: ? including-- ._...
THE LORD CHANCELLOR AND THE HORSE GUARDS. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Advertiser — 15 August 1831
TH* LORD CHA^CET^ronntNIlT'HrTiaRSK GUAKDS. House or Loros, March, 1831. -The Marqui9 of London deb ky wished to know fr oi the no^ile Commander of the Forces, (HU I), whvlher a statement was true which had appeared in sevorai of the public journals to the effect that the L ?(! Chancellor had, on the day of the last J)rawin« Room, forced his way, contrary to the express injunction of the military authorities, through the Horse Guards f (A laugh.) He need not dwell on the imperative neceasity of a strict observance of military rules, or on the bad consequences* ? the cr^wn being permitted to force the King^f Guard (a laugh^ contrary to military orders, fie ??-- - therefore wishetiTlo know, from nis-nohlc and ? gallant friend,, whether the Kind's Guard ha^ haen fnrced ^tt lli^4lrtrfi-- finar/ts -it\ tUgt__U^g^ ? drawing-room day ? — whether an order pr«hi!-itiv« of carriages to ;pass through the Horse Gaarq* had not been issued that jlay?— and whether the officer on guard had been put...
TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Advertiser — 22 August 1831
[?] Sir.— The polite a Mention you w«r# ^leasedio J^jyLtojBliwt t««-*fVl«tfiDHWPs_ in** » jor foilrt h ^ my I observation's -opmT^e jrtate 6f ^fltisLtJoloTlyr^rtreT subjects which I, purpose, bringing forward,^ire: those on* which 1' hare an idea that the Chief Au thority has not had sufficient information, and on' which, [. regret io add, Ihe Eeople gtneiallv-se^ni but little inc lined to enlighten His Rxcejlejtcy V undf rstanding. L The- 'remarks wnTcn 1 shall oner are«ot intended as afulldistutejon of die. several Kiihiitrtfi* far frnm it ? . that, ik' a task in wJiiohvl ? have but little leisure and less inciioation to ,en- : gage. My object will be attaiued if i; Canouly rouse the people into* aciioa—waN th tin from the torpor, which they are suffer |»g to benumb their faculties, and open their eyes to kjBe&s& of Their own^imFrests^andi-hfe gcuer'nl gtjod. ' j^ ; Th^ ijtrst point to which 1 lieg io direct the public attention; is the power of the public .voice w...
GAME LAWS. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Advertiser — 22 August 1831
[?] ??Jthi f following: satiricat irtfcl? IVotii Belt's - WiEEKfcr ;.'TOS*iiq'E^ h style4 «* Ah ^pitoroe ot 7 Itie jeadiffg claoses m a proposed A«t for amend ing the Game Laws.'* ri: ? ?' ? :--. ' ? -: 'tAndbeJtdBn.icted, that every poor person who shall not be possessed of an estate in lanjjjsin fee or for -a *^rm of .'y«Brs- in his own or his wife'« \ tight, ^or of an ?annual income ftoin Exchequer bills or public funds to the -amount of £ ? ? phalli not be allowed (o kill wild cocks and hens, SfCv /cqtumortly called Gaine)^ nor keep a dog or gaTT, ! nor any net oto^het instrument, which his richer neighbour, boinu a justice, may deem to *e an ? infitnimffnf for killing or taking game. -_^_ Provided, '.'Ihiit 'If any such poor person rent from his laudlOr^, the preserveror qualified keeper of such wil4^t^s:^ndlieri;s, a sufficient quan tity of laiul to u?ed a iarge^nirob^r of the same, 4»tJte.r vprnTiii^ then hv~^ATl' 1)h -atlllbertyto kill *uch small pnrtiou thf^'of as his landl...
SYDNEY. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Advertiser — 22 August 1831
SYDNEY. We have received our file*,«f the JSoNiloit down to the Ut h inst. The faiWwing is a sum mary of their most interesting contents : ' . ' There was no poljtipai news worth quoting. A disturbance hac| Jakeo place' i)etw*eii Sir Ej&ward Pa ruy, tit^ Commissioner ?% tTie Aus tralian Agricultural Company Mod a Mf.^BAatoN, 4he^cco^»titvt4or^4Hj said Company in Cona^^ ^uence of which Mr. BAttTON'had beeo cited be fore the Quarter Sessions, respecting an alleged assault upon an assigned servant. Tl»e prosecu tion however was withdrawn after some discus sion. . ' , ~ Two prisoners have been shot by the military on ? board the Eleanor, destined tor More ton Bay, it appears that on the fatal .day, the rations , served out to the men on board were insufficient, upon which they murmured ; when the mate hu manely told thp caterers to push the -biscuit into them, and if they would not teke it that he would have, them up one by ^one and shpot them. . The biscuit was, therefore, ^tli...
QUARTER SESSIONS. HOBART TOWN, FRIDAY, AUGUST 12, 1831. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Advertiser — 22 August 1831
:. ? QUARTER SESSIONS* Hobart Towj*, Friday, August 12, i$31. John Dawson, stood charged -with stealing a bufl, thejproperty of Win. Barnes, Esq. of Launr cestpni and Lachlan White with aiding, counsel inland abetting the said John Dawson in the aaid feloDy. . ? ??'-*' t'he^Soiicitbr^leni'rai^rtatigd ;the case to^tTie^ Jury, and explained the various counts in the in dictment, and that the charge, if a recent alte ration in the Jaw, Amounted only to a simple lar ccny^ punishable not as fonnegly, by deathj/biT^ by transp_ort^tioii^ for seven years. The learned 'gentleman1 *«timated that tfie cSse Would ii-sl f-hielly upon -the evidence oT an informer ^natned Butter, ?'?w*io was a runaway from Sydnefy who had found his way to Launcestoii, an-i wasiakeir intothg employ oTWJijte.; that M'hite had a farm ^fewlnileB down ttie^raiiiar, where^^^otoripus 'buslwrahger* ^evao^, --©nstantly resorted; and Hhst-Bawson and Bevan continually fetched into While's yard cattle from the bush, which wer...
POLISH WAR SONG. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Advertiser — 22 August 1831
. - POLISH WAR SONG, ^ A da*- a* ham* ©f virtuous JtoegJa^is^rtU « 'whole eteriiity oC bondage.*', ApDl^ONfS €ato, UpV up to the 'battle'! mount steed and away ! Go front ye the. Muscovites liostHe^array— . Shout! Shout for Sarmatia I th* invader repel, Be our cannons loud thunder his funeral knell ! K.osciusko remetnber ! remember his deeds ! They shall hallow. the death of each warrior who ? ? bleeds!- * * ' On tlie sfirine of 011 p country inscribed be his name* ? In the chart of Sarmatia bequeath him to fame. . . Let our hearte.be united— ^.ccursjed be the slave ~^w^ffl^t^w1^j^^g^^w^*^-in^nshinft,, th? i»auf»e of the brave! rf '^ . ? Let tfur hearts beat united : our motto shall be Death— deatli tb the despot ! and life to the Free 1 '. Our years of long grief we'll forget in a breath. ..' — ^Hfroiir-eou^ry^^^aa^^4ier^4ald4)ut4nj^^ Let us prove ,'Hk'^He world, we; were born not for slaves— If tyranny conquer— it shall be our graves.
LAUNCESTON ADVERTISER. MONDAY, AUGUST 22d, 1831 [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Advertiser — 22 August 1831
MONDAY, August J82d, 1831. -We know ofmo measure in our colonial policy, jpore beneficial, a_3, as we believe, more^genexally appreciated, than the _aop tioir, here and in New^SoutlT Wales, of ihe present Police System; Decided opponents^ loan useless expenditure of public money— wnich we regard as a sort j)f Jegali zed dis honesty; we wouldjieyertbeleai^ever-grudge for a-ttoment ihe greatest expenses, so long as tolerable, ivhen devoted to the mainte nance of establishments haying a manifest tendency to ^roiBOte' tke^^tticJyJeMre. 11 honest men —ail but those who are nursed in t h e xxadle of ch ti rch-aocUs tate bigot ry — all but those^^hose^etter judgment is warped by the cordial warmth of self-interest — must feel that in every appointment of mere pa tron age , (hey u nde rgo a jninisierial ri fli ng; — hut that,, in an appointment, of which the object is devoted to public grouods princi pally — to which patronage may properl y be made secondary — (hey should only look at the a...