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Hobart Town Shipping. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 19 September 1842
iljoftart SToton ^flipping. Sept. 7. — Arrived Uie schooner lVaterlily, from Syd ney wiih 100 tons sugar, &c. Sept. 7. — Arrived the schooner Agnes and Elizabeth, .Mitchell master from Port Phillip with sheep. Sept. 8 ? Arrived the schooner Truganina, from Port Phillip with 150 sheep. Sept. 7 ? Sailed the barque Matilda, for London, with oil and wool. Sept. 6. — Sailed the barque Hope for China in bal last. Sept. 8.— Sailed the ship Surryfor China, in ballast. Sept. 8.— Sailed the schooner Isabella, for Port Phil lip, with sundries. Sept. 8 ? Sailed the schooner Industry, for Port Phil lip, with sundries. Sept. 9 ? Arrived the schooner Adelaide, from Port Phillip with 270 sheep. Sept. 10.— Sailed the brig Sir John Byng, for Sydney with sundries. Sept. 10.— Sailed the schooner Marian Watson, for Sydney, with sundries ? Col. Times.
Launceston Shipping List. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 19 September 1842
ftnuitccston gliipiung iLcet. ARRIVALS. September 10. — Schooner Tamar, 117 tons, Hell, master, from I'orl 1'hillip; J. Haven, agent. Inballast. Passengers,— Mr. and Mrs. ftlanton.aud live children, Mrs. fixing, Misses Smith, Miss Welch, Orester Silver, luck, David Kidding. Srjttrmber 10. — Cutttr Alpha., 37 tons, Kobertson, master, from Port Phillip ; J. Haven, agent. Inballast. Passengers,— Mr. and Mrs. Adams, JMr. J. Huxton, Frederick Gardiner. James Atkinson, Matthew llaf. ferty. Sqilember 10 —Schooner Breeze, 29 tons, Jenkins, master, from Port Phillip; G. & F. Fisher, agents. In hallast. OKPARTUHES. Srptemher 10.— Schooner Sir John Franklin, 52 tons, Campuc I, master, for Port Phillip; J. H. Campbell, agent. Passengers, — Messrs, J. Watson, Robert Lewis, John .Murphy, William Thompson. September 12.— Schooner Breeze, 29 tons, Jenkins, master, for Port Phillip; G. & K. Fisher, agent. September 14.— Culler Alpha, 37 tons, Robertson, master, for 1'ort Phillip ; J....
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 19 September 1842
MARRIED—On Thursday, the 1st of September, &nbsp; at St. James' Church Sydney by the Rev. J. E. &nbsp; Turner Rector of Hunter Hill, R. A. Hunt, Esq., &nbsp; General Post Office, son of Samuel Hunt, of Wes- ton Underwood, Derbyshire and cousin to Major Barnford, of Wilncote Hall, Warwickshire, late &nbsp; &nbsp; of Her Majesty's 73rd Regiment, to Maria, relict of George Bloodworth, Esq., late of Newland Cot- tage, county of Cumberland, New South Wales.
OLYMPIC THEATRE. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 19 September 1842
OLYMPIC THEATHE. Mr. Watson, the manager of this theatre will take his benefit this evening. It will be seen that in con sequence of the arrival of Mr. Spencer from Sydney, the pieces originally selected have been changed Mr. Spencer, as a tragedian, is highly spoken of by the Sydney papers, and his servici'shave been secured for a few nights at the Olympic. He will make bis first ap pearance this evening, as logo. Mr. Arauin playing Othello. Such an attraction would of itself be sufficient to ensure a good house, but it being also the occasion of Mr. Watson's benefit, there will of course be a bumper. It would be useless forusundersuchaceitainty, to urge upon the patrons ol the drama, the claims which Mr. VVaUon possesses for their support. Some explanation of the cause that has induced a rise in the prices of admission, has been thought advisable ; although, if no other than the increased attractionwere assigned, it would not be in the least unreasonable. The fact is, that the exp...
FROM THE GAZETTE. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 19 September 1842
'FXtODE TUB GAZETTE. COMMISSIONERS' OFFICE, AugiM 19, 1842. Notice nflicreby given, that the following claims for lirants «ill be re&Vy for examination, by the Commis sioners Appointed for that purpose, upon or immediately after tl.e I9ih day of October next, onornefore which 'ay_J»ny raveal or counter claim must be entered Thomas Kevnolds and William HnHironn PMfinhv Monmouth, 200 acres -originally 1). Iteynolds, siuce deceaseds the applicant T. Reynolds claims as heirot Intt— Uoundalon the south-east by 90 chains 0 links snutli.fcosterlyalon(Ja location to Thomas Abrahams since granted to 1'eter Murdoch comrnencing at the north angle thereof on the western bank of the Kiver Jordan, on the south west by 25 chains north-westerly along a location lo Ednavd Chaplin also granted to I'eter .Murdoch, on the north west by 71 chains 65 links north-easterly also along that grant to the western bank or the Hiver Jordan aforesaid, and thence on the north eastern side by the various co...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 19 September 1842
SALES BV AUCTION. (Continued from Jirs^page.) Eligible opportunity for! establishing a first rate Fanlly Hotel. MR. J. C. UNDERWOOD, HAS the honor to announce that he has re ceived instructions to submit to public competition, at the Royal Exchange Auction Mart, on Friday, the 7th October, at 1 o'clock, all those valuable premises, known as THE COaNW&U HOTEL, Most eligibly situated in the central part of the town, and calculated in every respect for a FAMILY HOTEL of the first description. The House comprises Billiard-room, Coffee rooms, Dining-rooms, Drawing-rooms, Pantries, Kitchens, _&c. on the ground floor ; and, on the second, thirteen well arranged airy Bed-rooms. The out Offices are complete in every respect, viz.: — Stabling for twenty horses, with Coach houses, &c. &c. For the Establishment of a first-rate Hotel, so much wanted in the town of launceston, such an opportunity can . again scarcely occur, as the Premises now offered for sale, pos...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 26 September 1842
XMClilland Agricultural Association. Under the patronage of His Excellency SIR JOHN FRANKLIN. npHE nest stook exhibition of this Association, JL will take place on Wednesday, the 6th Oc tober next, in the yards at the Oatlands Hotel, Oatlands, when the following premiums will be offered for competition. X. Horses. Class 1st— For the best St&Hion, for the im provement of the breed of draught horses, not under three, and not exceeding ten years old, — a silver cup, value £10. To the breeder, (if he be a member of this So ciety,) of tbe best stallion in this class, an hono rary silver medal, value £1. Is. Evidence must be produced that the prize horse has had produce. Class 2.— For the best Mare of the draught breed, — a silver cup, value £8. Class 3.— For the best entire Colt of the draught breed, under three years old, — a silver cup, value £5. Class 4.— For the best Filly of the draught breed, under three years old,— a silver cup, value £4. Class 5. — For the best stallion, ...
SOUTH AUSTRALIA—Sept. 3rd [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 26 September 1842
SOUTH AUSTHALIA-Sntf. 3nt Colonial Produce.— WJieat, 7s 6d to 9- per bushel; Flour, fine, 231. to 871. per ton; Ditto, seconds, SOL ; Bran, Is 3d to Is 8d ter bushel ; Barley, 4t to &«.; Oats, 7s to 8s. ; Maize, 8s to 10s. j Potatoes, 81. to 101. per ton; Beef, 3d to 6d perlb.; Mutton, 3d to 6d. ; Veal and Pork, 8d to lOd. ; Bread, lOd to Is per 4Ibs. ( But ter. fresh, is 3d perlb. ; Cheese, 9d. to ls.;Eggs,ls. 3d. to. I*. 6d. -per dozen : Cabbages. Id each; Carrots, 3d, per bunch; Turnips, 4d. per dozen; OoioniSd. to 3d. per lb. ; Ifceks, Id. per bunch. Stock.— Fat Wethers, 10s to 168 each ; Ewes, 14s to 11. ; Lambs, 7t toflt. ; Cattle, 71. to I0L ; Dairy cows, 81. to 121. ; i-ig«, 16* to 21. 10s. ; Fowls, 3s per couple; Ducks, 6s per couple; Geese, 10s ; Turkeys, 16s each; Working bullocks, )41. to 20L per pair; Hones, SOL to 60J. ; Gmu, 10s. to 11. 10s. ; Boaster*, 8s. ; Wild Ducks Is. per pair; Kangaroo, Jfc per pound; Emu i«-* '
HOBART TOWN. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 26 September 1842
HOBART TOWN. Return of Grain and Flour exported from the Port of Hobart Town, during the weekending 13lb September, 1842, inclusive :— Oats, 60 bushels. Wheat, 1000 ditto. Flour, 16 tons. Return of Grain and Flour, imported at the Port of Hobart Town, during the 'week ending 13th September, 1842.— Maize, 480 bushels. in consequence of the large tenders advertised by government for twelve per cent flour, there has been some little animation in the wheat market. Prices remain firm without any material advance— fine Sour at the mills, £ 1 8to £ 1 9 ; other articles of Colonial produce without an v n Iteration. — Col. Times.
Calender for September. MOON'S CHANGES. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 26 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, 6b. 16m. morning. SUN RISES. SUN SETS. Sep.22— Thursday , 69m. past 5. lm. past 6. 23— Friday, 57m. past 5. 3m. past 6. 24— Saturday, 55m. past 5. An. past 6. 25— Sunday, 53m. past 5 7m. past 6. 26— Monday, 52m. past 5. 8m. past 6. 27— Tuetday, Gom. past 5. 10m. paste. i 28— Wednesday, 49m. past 5. Urn. past 6. Garden.— This is the best time to get your flower borders finally arranged for the season. Transplant flowers out of your seed beds into the proper places. EndeAtour to arrange your plants according to their relative sires and heights, and mil the colors. Com mence sowing seeds every fortnight for rotation crops; plant out your Jerusalem artichokes, and your potatoes ?ought all to be in the ground this month, barth up seakale for blanching. Hub off the buds of vines, which appear where you do not wish shoots. De...
SYDNEY—September 6. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 26 September 1842
SYDNEY-Aptoater «. George Street— This market yesterday was not so well supplied as the preceding or. early part of Ihls week, in consequence of the bad state-ofthe roads, occasioned by the late rains, consequently niay be quoted a shade' nigberi— Vegetables, green peas, 2s. 6d. to 3i. 6d per peck, of excellent quality : cabbages 2d. Is. each; cauli 4owen, 4d. to 6d. each ; carrots and turnips, 3d. to 6d. per bunch; other sorts in proportion; potatoes, Id. to lid. per 1b. Butchers' meat, beef, 3d to 4d. per lb. ; mutton, 3d. to 4d. ; pork, 74 to 8d. ; veal 84 to 9d 4 Colonial salt beef, 3d. Poultry, fowls, 5i. to 7s. 6d. per pair; ducks, 6s. to 8s. 6d. ; muscovy duck, 8s. to 12s. «d.; geese, 13s. to 15s. ; turkeys, 15s. to 26s., Ac. Colonial potatoes can be had to any extent wholesale, from fit to 61, per. too. Der went ditto, 71. to 9L ditto. Bay and Cam Mariet— Hay, first quality, was short of the demand, apd met with a ready sale, at an advance , of IOi: per ton ; in inferipr|qua...
PORT PHILLIP—September 16. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 26 September 1842
PORT PHJLL1P— SfpfemiCT- 16. Flour, (fine) £20 to £22 per ton; hay, £10 10s. to £11 Us.; oats, 5s. to 6s. busbel; tea, £8 to £8 6s. ; quartering, per 100 feet lit. to I5s. ; flooring boards, 15s. to 16s. ; weather do., I5s to 16s. ; battens 10s. to 15s. ; shingles per 1000, 1 8s. to£l. ; laths, I8s. to £1 ; broad paling, per thousand, £1 2s. to £1 4s. ; narrow do. 9s. to 10; bread, 41b loaf, lid. ; bullocks, each £5 10* to £6 10s. ; sheep lAs. 6d. to 15s. ; wheat (seed) 8-. tolOs. There has been a very fair supply of vegetables in the market this week, and pikes are somewhat lower, the following arc the current prices: — Potatoes, 12s. to 13s., per cwl.; cabbage, 2s. 3d. per dot. ; celery, lOd. per bead; turnips. Is. 4d. per doz. ; spring onions, 2s. 3d., per doz. ; lettuces, Is. per doz. ; apples, Is. 64 per Id. Poultry— Fowls, 5s. to (ft. per couple ; Geese 10s. each; Ducks, 9s. to 10s. per couple; Eggs, 2s. 6d. per doc ; butter. Is. lOd. per 1b. Messrs. Cary and M'Donnell sold by...
THE TEETOTAL ADVOCATE. MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 1842. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 26 September 1842
THE TEETOTAL ADVOCATE. MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 1842. ' Evil habits arc so far from growing weaker from repeated ' attempts to overcome them, that if thi y arc not totally sub 'dued every struggle increases their strength ; and a babit ' opposed and victorious, is more than twice as strong as before ' the contest. Tlie manner in which those who are weary of ' their tyranay endeavour-to escape from them, appears by the *' event to be generally wrong ; they try to loose their chains, ' and to retreat by the same degrees as they advanced, but ' before tlie deliverance can be completed, habit is sure to ' throw new chains upon her fugitive. Nor can any hope to ' escape but those who, by an effort sudden and violent, burst ' their shackles at once, and leave her at a distance.' Du. Samuel Johnson. The benevolent and philanthropise objects of the Teetotal Society — its daily increasing im portance — its vast public utility — the diffusive interest it lias created — and the misrepresen tation...
Launceston Shipping List. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 26 September 1842
aaunrrston S-hipjJitifl list. ARRIVALS. September 16 ? Schooner Lowestoft, 114 tons, Irving, master, from Port Phillip, J. Griffiths, agent. 16 head cattle, J. Griffiths Passengers— Ucv. Mr. and Mrs. Hester and servant, Mr Headlam, Mr. Connolly. September 16 ? Brig William. 149 tons, Thorn, mas ter, from Sydney; J. Griffiths, agent. Passengers, Mr. G. Fisher, Mr. Ferrar, John Roberts, John Coates, Airs Coates and child, James Klvick. September 17 ? Schooner Hatch, 117 tons, Brown, master, from Adelaide j Eddie and Co. agents. Pas sengers—Mrs. Brown and infant, Miss Blundon, John Evans, Mr. and Mrs. Opie, Mrs. Burr and 2 children. September 21 ? Schooner Dusty Miller. 90 tons, San ders master, from Port Phillip ; J. Guillan agent. 200 sheep, G. & F. Fisher; 5 bales sacks, J. Griffiths; 1 cast beef. Lawton ; 1 wool press, Tetley ; 2 casks tal low, order. Passengers, - Messrs. Tetley, Jacobs, Law ton, Mrs. Sanders, Mrs. Patterson, Mrs: Sogden, John M 'Sweeney, James Dugan. ? ??...
ORIGIN, RISE, AND PROGRESS OF TUT. LAUNCESTON TEETOTAL SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 26 September 1842
ORIGIN, H.ISE, AND PROGRESS OF THE LAUNCESTOX TEETOTAL SOCIETY. A brief account of the origin, rise, and pro gress of the Teetotal Cause in Launceston and its vicinity, cannot be otherwise than interest ing to our numerous readers. Indeed, the rapid advances our Society is now making, ana me reformation it is accomplishing, jus tify the anticipation that its origin will one day occupy a prominent place in the annals of colonial history, and be closely identified with tlie advancement of the colony. The historian who records the political progression of Van Diemen's Land, and notes its gradual rise from thethraldrom of a subjugated settlement to the liberty and independence of a free state, will also descant upon the moral improvement which went hand in hand with that advance ment, and the causes which were mainly in strumental in its accomnlishment. The subject of Temperance Societies was first agitated in this colony about ten years since, when the Rev. Charles Prict visited Launce...
THE COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 26 September 1842
THE COUNCIL. On Monday, his Excellency laid on the table the Reiby's'Ford Bridge bill.' Mr. Gregsou presented a petition from the licensed victuallers', praying for an amendment of the licensing act. and obtained leave fur their being heard by Counsel iuc auiij ui iuim fM'uiiua ivua vulcu lu «ruuu Jones as compensation lor ill treatment, received at the bands of a convict constable. On Wedneso^Ytlie Chief Justice presented a petition from the Rev. Mr. Bateman, praving for remuneration for his attendance at St James' Church, Jericho. Mr. Gre^son presented a petition from Mr. Edwards of this town, praying that lie might he allowed to practise before Courts of Request. This led to some discussion, the result of which was the insertion of saving a clause authorising existing agents to continue practising in the £ 10 courts. No new agents arc to be admitted, and only professional gentlemen are allowed to practise iu the £30 court. The Sea House. —This sieamer which has been ad vertised i...
TO THE EDITORS OF THE COURIER AND TEETOTAL ADVOCATE. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 26 September 1842
TO THE EDITORS OP THE COURIER AND TEETOTAL ADVOCATE. Gentlemen, In the Examiner, Q. Q, addressed a letter. to the Hev. N. Turner of this town, which is evidently intended as a display of acquaintance with great names, and a severe castigution of the person addressed. With the Darts of this long and lame at tack, which refer immediately to the Ucv. gentleman. I shall not intefere, as he is able to answer them, if he thinks them worth his notice. I must, however. I beg your permission to admit a few remarks, on one I or two points of a general nature, by which Q. Q, I seeks to undermine Teetotal Societies. I Q, Q, seems to put forth names of eminent men at F the head of his letters, with the view of making the public believe, that those men were opposed to the prin ciple of total abstinence from intoxicating drinks, and that, if they were living, they would join with him in attempting to put down Teetotal Societies; whereas, there is every reason to believe, that, if these men lived i...
THE MARKETS. Launceston Market. CATARACT MILL. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 26 September 1842
THE MARKETS. JbatmeciBton Market. Cataram Mill. «. «. Fine t'lour ......200 per 100 lbs. 20 per corn. ...... 17 0 ditto. I2perceut. ...... 16 0 ditto. Hran ? 15 per 20 lbs. Pollard ? 1 C ditto. Wheat, from 5s. 6d. \o - - - 6 0 per 80 lbs. SorFLT Mills. ,.d e. d. Wheat ? 56 to 66 Oats ? 40 43 Barley ? ' - - 50 56 Fine Flour .-.-?--200 Seconds ? 18 0 Thirds ? 16 0 Union Steak Mills. t. d. t. d. . ». 1. $. i. Whent ? ? 5 0@ 6 6 } Oats ? 4 O @ 5 6 Barley. ........ 6 0,, 7 6) Maire ? 00,, 00 Pollard........ 1 8 „ 0 | Bran ? 14 „ 00 Flour, first quality - ? 201) Ditto, *econd ditto ? ? 18i S-per20001bi. Ditto, third ditto ? - I5tJ butchers' heat. t. *. Beef, joint, ? € I Mutton, joint........ 3J ? carcase ? 5 I ? carcase ......... 3 Veal ? 8 1 Pork ? .- ? 8 Return of Grain and Flour exported from the Port of Launccston, during the week ending 10th September, 1842, inclusive :_ Wheat, 1000 bushels. Oats, 50 ditto. Flour, 15 tons. Return of Grain and Flour imported into the Port of Launcest...
SYDNEY PRICE CURRENT. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 26 September 1842
SYX-NEV PHXCB CVBJBSVT. PROVISIONS. £ t. d. Irish Beef, per tierce ? 7 7 0 Mess Pork, prime Irish, per barrel . . 5 6 0 Hamburgh ? 4 10 0 Mess Beef (nominal) ? None. Hams ? English, per lb ? 0 1 1 Westphalia ? 0 0 11 Butter .... Irish, per lb ? 0 1 3. Dutch ? None. Cheese .... Cheshire, per lb ? f 0 2 0 : Gloster ? , ? None. Pine ? '...: ? , 0 16 Dutch ? 0 0 8 Herrings . . Red ? 0 0 0 Pickled.... ? 110 Cod ? Newfoundland ? None. SUGARS. English .. Refined, per lb ? 0 0 10 Manilla . . First quality, per ton .... 20 00 Bourbon ? None. Java ? None. Siam ? None. GRAIN AKJ- FLOOR. Rice . ... Patna,perbag. ? 118-0 Java, perlb. ? ?;.. ? 0 0 1| Carolina .............. None. Wheat .... DerwentjperbuBhel....) Valparaiso ? „- Nominal. Colonial ? I Barley ? British ? None. Oats ? Ditto ? Ifone. Oatmeal ..Perlb. ? ,.-.'»0 ft- 4 Flour .... 1st sort, per 100lbs.20s.to 1 1 0. Second ditto ? 16s. to 0 16 0 Third ditto ? 15s. to 0 16 0 Amerioan, per barrel .... 1 16 0 Printedandpubluhedfor thtproprie...
THE FAMILY CIRCLE. INGRATITUDE. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 26 September 1842
. THE FAMILY CIRCLE. INGRATITUDE. When thou at early dawn doth stray, By meadow-path or forest way, ? A thousand flowers with dewy eyes, Behold thee.pass with much surprise; ? Yet thou thy .Maker's wpnd'rpus ways Dost see, but never thank or praise. Who can list to the bird's early song, 1 Or tread on the grass us he wanders along. Can fail in the gratitude due to that power, That life's every blessing around us -doth shower ? When lovelv on thy cheek, the rose . . ' Of heath luxuriantly blows ; Wbefi pleasure, laughs thine eye beneath. And youth thy flowing locks doth wreath. These blessings thdu dost' owe, to heaven. And yet no praise to God is given. ? V V«in of thy beauty and swelling with pride, ; Thou sailest along like a swan on the tide ; - But ah t not as spotless, ingratitude swells Thy heart 'against that Being above tbee that dwells. ? At eve, whenheaveu's star-clustered bower : On earth her many beams doth shower : When moonlight slumbers o'er the deep, And life forgets...