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THE TEETOTAL ADVOCATE. MONDAY, OCTOBER 3, 1842. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 3 October 1842
THE TEETOTAL ADVOCATE. MONDAY, OCTOBEIl 3, 1842. ' Evil habits are to far from growing weaker from repeated ?' attempts to overcome them, that If thiy are not totally sub *' dued every struggle increases their 6trengtfa ; and a habit ' opposed and victorious, is more than twice as strong as before ' the contest. The manner in which those who arc weary of ' their tyranny 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 thev advanced, but ' before the 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 odcc, and leave her at a distance.' Ok. Simuel JonNsoN. A Benefit Society is about to be established in connection with the Tasmanian Teetotal Society, for the purpose of relieving those members, who from poverty or affliction are reduced to a state of ...
TO TEETOTALLERS. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 3 October 1842
TO TEETOTALLERS. As il is particularly desirable that tin's journal should be extensively circulated amongst Tee totallers, arrangements have been made for sup plving it gratuitously to those heads of families whose circumstances will not allow them to be come subscribers. Any such persons, by sending in their names to the Committee of the Launces ton Teetotal Society, (if they be members thereof,) will have this journal regularly forwarded to them, free of all expense.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 3 October 1842
TO BE SOLD BY PUBLIC AUCTION Sy Mr. J. O. Underwood, Oh TUESDAY the 11th October, at 1 o'clock ? precisely. By order of Mr. Wi Wood, at the residence of Mr F. Palmer Glen Dhu, near the Sand Hill & Westbury Roads, 'the whole of | the Household Furniture consisting of: — MAHOGANY Dining. Loo, & Card Tables Ditto Drawing & Dining Room chairs Childrens' Abernethy chairs Brussels & Kidderminster carpets Handsome chimney glass Horse-hair sofa Four post & French Bedsteads Shower bath Ivory handled deBert knives & forks Kitchen Utensils &c. &c. The above are of English manufacture, and of the best description Tfrms:— AH sums under £-20 cash ; above that sura three months credit on approved endorsed acceptances. TO BE SOLD BY PUBLIC AUCTION, By WCr, J. C. Underwood, On MONDAY the 3rd October, at the Queen's Wharf at half-past 11 o'clock precisely. «-/) TONS of Newcastle Coals ex Warlock, in ? v lots to suit purchasers Terms : — ...
Hobart Cabin Shipping. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 3 October 1842
$o&art Cuton Shipping. Sept. 19. ? Sailed the schooner Agnes and Elizabeth, for Port Phillip, with sundries. Sept. 20 —Sailed the schooner Abeona, for Port Phillip, with sundries. Sept. 21 ? Sailed the schooner Naiad, for Port Phillip, with sundries. Sept. 22. —Sailed the schooner Waterlily, for Sydney, with a general cargo. Sept. 22 ? Arrived the brig Emma, from Adelaide, with spirits and sundries. Sept. 24.— Arrived the barque Apolline, 513 tons, Thomas, master, from London. 21st May, and l'lymouh, 2nd June, with 222 emigrants, and merchandise : Dr. Kenny. Surgeon Superintendent. Passengers, J. King, Esq. VV. Tarieton, Esq., C.J. Irvine, Esq. State of health ? Now good, but have had measles and hooping cough. - Sept. 24.— Arrived the ship Royal Admiral, 414 tons, from London 7th Slay; with 202 female prisoners : Dr. Roberts, Surgeon Superintendent. Passengers— Mrs. Street and. three children, Mrs. TorringtoD and six children. — Colonial Times. ?
Launceston Shipping [?] ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 3 October 1842
Umnttnton S&typfna V.M. : ARRIVALS. September 24.— Brig Feiper, 512 Ions, Xauttet master, from Port Chilllp; J. Raven, agent ...253 bags bran, cargo from Valparaiso. .-,. . . : -- v - September S3— Brig Buoy, .107 tons, Tregurtba, master,, fri-.m. Port Phillip; Tregurlba, agent. 400 sheep, J. Haven; 7 cases merchamllae, D. & S. Benja min: 1 case turnery, order. Passenger,— Ann Tierney. September 27— Schooner Sir John franklin, 62 tons, Campbell master, from Port Phillip; J. H. Campbell, agent. Passengers,— Min Davis. Mrs. Davis and child, J Brown, Edward Dryden, Robert M Kechncv, 01. Hipwood. September 29. —Schooner Warlock, 101 tons. Le Grand master, from Sydney ; G. & F. Fisher, agents. Pas sengers,— E. L. Dickson, Esq., Mr. Strickland, John Hely. September 29.— Brig Scout, 95 tons. Gwatkin, master, from Port Phillip; Willis & Co., agents. 400 sheep, order. ' DEPARTURES. September 24. — Brig ffiaiim, 149 tons, Thorn master, for Sydney; J. Griffiths,...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 3 October 1842
SALES BY AUCTION. (Continued from first page.) Under the Insolvency, of Messrs. Farrell. and Wallts, and hy order of Isaac Slienvin,- Esq. TO BE SOLD BY PUBLIC AUCTION, By Mr. 8. Francis, On the Premises in Brisbane-street, on TUES DAY and WEDNESDAY, the 11th and 12th October, thewhole of 'the Earthenware, Glass, Plate, &c. commencing at 12 o'clock precisely, /CHAMBER SETS, hand basins, fancy ewers, Kj tea pots, sugar pots, crystal jugs Stone and china jugs, tea services Dinner and dessert services, cups and saucers Blanche rnanche shapes, ginger beer bottles Basins, plain and cut tumblers Plain and cut wines Splendidly cut claret and other decanters Cut salts, glass plates, pickle dishes Lamp glasses, illumination lamps Plated anil other cruets, glass globes Ship lamps, bronze and other swing lamps Jelly glasses, champagne glasses German silver tea and table spoons Forks, butter knives, liquor stands, bread baskets Table lamps, shew glasses, tea urns Reading lamps, razors, ...
FROM HARDY'S SHIPPING LIST. April 22nd, 1842. FOR LAUNCESTON. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 3 October 1842
FROM HARDY'S SHIPPING LIST, April 2.2nd, 1842. FOR LAONCESTOK. April 30— Adelaide, 258 tons, George Uryden. May 28.— Royal Saxon, 5tU tons, Fr. W. Lodge. FOB HOBART TOWN. April 30 ? TJaida, 390 tons, John Marshall. April 27 ? Sultan, 400 Ions, Robert Muir. May 10 ? May Flower, 320 tons, Thomas Headley. FOR VAN DIEMEH'S LAND. Mar 15 ? Waterloo, 416 tons, Henry Ager. May 15 ? Emily, 461 tons, ?
THE INFANT'S CAR. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 3 October 1842
???:--:2SUKJUirut&je»t. i.' --..,-,. -,??..„. ? 'Pis the first ^p'A^r^'iw^mWmfiiJ- ? ltspeaksaotlBela^ngiiigerof^wh;'?' ' S Blest Spirit of Mature I interpret 1 pray, ;:;s-; !Tiecry|ot:«n;InfentatMnh.--- |V Dear mother 1 ??? itiays' oh, guard me froiil'iUi For I do not itbls'place understand, * ??-:??/;* Dear father t you've brought me lo earth by your will. From a light and a far distant land, _ ? .- A poor little stranger, quite naked, I'm here j I am hopelesa on earth, tho' divine ; Preserve me from Pin, my own mother to dear), 1 am come from God's bosom to thine. There's a germ of pure love in this infantine form Oh, do not its shootings repress';' ' Oh guard it from mildew, oh, guard il from storm t 'lis the seed of your Child's Happiness I Surround it with atmosphere healthful and clear; . All selfish externals remove; . ' , Each day you'll see your own infant, so dear, . Expand to full being of love 1 I shall then walk on earth, as angels once trod,- , . And you shall...
THE WOOL MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 3 October 1842
THE WOOL MARKETS. The Sixth and concluding series of tbe Public Sales of Colonial Wool of the season commenced the 21st and terminated tbe 23rd tilt.,' consisting of 1,308 bales Van Diemen's Land, 667 Australian, 837 Southern African. 36 Port PhifHft and 17$ Beet Indian; total, 3,625 bales. A large proportion of the Van Diemen's Land and Australian Wool was of inferior quality and much of the skin (or 6lipe) Wool from the former colony being in bad condition sold st low prices; but the bet ter descriptions of Wool, in good arerage condition, went off with spirit, at full last sales' prices, owing to the quantity being limited, and not to any increased de mand. Some of the Southern African Wool was of excellent quality and in superior condition, and fully maintained the character the Wool of that colony has justly acquired, and sold at very full prices ; the improved quality and condition from careful management of some of the flocks, deserve freat cooimmendation, and the. continued ...
NEW ZEALAND. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 3 October 1842
NEW ZEALAND. We have received Port Nicholson and Bay of Islands papers to the 12th August. A new pa per had been started at Port Nicholson, entitled the New Zealand Colonist. It is well written, and liberal and temperate in its' politics; but the editor states that it has not less than fifty proprie Several official changes were. spoken of at the &nbsp; seat of government; amongst others it was stated that Mr. Edward Shortland had resigned; his situation of Private Secretary to His Excellency the Governor, that the Colonial Secretary Mr. Willoughby Shortland, had followed his brothers example, and that Major Richmond was appointed in his stead. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Wellington has been proclaimed a borough un &nbsp; &nbsp; der the municiple act; the first election to take place on Monday, 18th October. Thecourthouse at Wellington had been' destroyed by fire. . ? We stop the press to announce ...
ENGLISH NEWS. London Correspondent, May 31st, 1842. DEAR SIR. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 3 October 1842
ENGLISH NEWS. London Correspondent, May 31st, 1842. DEAR SIR, I avail myself of the opportunity afforded by a vessel sailing for your island — to drop you a letter acquainting you with the principal events of the last fortnight — there are several events of great public and domes tic interest winch nave transpired, and occu pied a very prominent share of attention. Among these are the Queen's Fancy Dress Ball, the destruction of the city of Hamburgh by fire, the Proceedings before the Election Committees, a dreadful accident attended with heavy loss of life on the Paris railway, and an inhuman murder of a female, rivalling that of Greenacre, with the trial of the prisoner. The railway accident at Versailles is of the most appalling kind 57 persons having been killed, most of them literally burnt to death, having been locked up in the trains, -which caught fire, and were thrown off the line, and a very large number were bruised and in jured. The fire at Hamburgh is even of a more cal...
THE LAUNCESTON COURIER. MONDAY, OCTOBER 3, 1842. TETLEY V SHERWIN. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 3 October 1842
THE LAUNCESTON COURIER. MONDAY, OCTOBER 3, 1842. TETLEY V. SHERWIN. ? This extraordinary case was decided for a fourth, and we hope in the name of justice, a final time, on Wednesday last, attheOadands Supreme Court. The case lasted, from , ten o'clock in the morning until five in the evening, when the Jurv retired, and remained closetted for six hours. They then delivered their verdict, three fourths being in favour of tlie Plaintiff. The case has been tried four times during the last twelve months, and upon every occa sion a verdict has been returned for the Plain tiff. The general feeling is that no jury in the colony would, after this fact, do otherwise than confirm the preceding verdicts, not even if the case were tried upon the top of .Ben Lomond before a Jury selected from the most timid and subservient men in the chain gangs. The Judge summed up strongly against the Plaintiff's case, but the Jury declined adopting his Honor's opinions in preference to their own, and those of...
FROM THE GAZETTE. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 3 October 1842
FROM THE GAZETTE. COMMISSIONERS' OFFICE. September 9, 1842. 9th September.— The following claims fur Grants will be ready for examination, upon or immediately after the 9th day of November next, on or before which day any caveat or counter claim must be entered: — John Georee Briffffl. Hobart. 351k nerehes. (Orin't naily part of an allotment to John M'Lcod, who con veyed to T. Watson, who conveyed a part to W. H. Hurton and J. Kebbell, and by them conveyed to the Rev. P. Palmer, and by him re-conveyed to the said Uurton, who sold to the applicant. ) liounded on the north west by 2 chains 44 J links south- westerly along un allotment granted to JucUh Solomon commenting at the east angle thereof on the Quadrant, on the south nest by 90|, links souih-easlcily along an allotment oc cupied by or belonging to Mrs. Wooley to a lane, on the »outh east by 2 chains 49fc links north-easterly alung that lane to the Quadrant aforesaid, and thence on the north east by 90 links north-westerly alon...
SYDNEY—September 17. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 10 October 1842
SYDNEY— September 17. . Wheat. — There have only been five loads brought to market during the week. The prices range from 6s. to 7s. according to quality. Flour— T bis market 19 apain in an healthy state. The greater portion of the inferior flour imported lately has been worked up, and we are left with good fresh stock at the mills. The prices are firm, namely : Uollingshed. Credit Cash. -Credit. Cath. Fine. ? 21s. -20s. - - 10s. - 18s. Seconds ? 16s. - 15s. - - 17s. - 16s. Ration . , . - - 14s. - 18s. - - 16s. - 14s. Bran ? - - 2s. 6d. - - - 2s. Maize is still on the advance. The dealers giving from 3s. Sd. to 4s. 2d. pej bushel. The retail prices are from 4s. 6d. to 4s. lOd. perbmhel. ' Barley.— The prices given to the grower are from 2s. 10d.to3s.jl4. 'ftedeS«nch*rstneftiaBi!»!«,to4s: ^r bushel. . , i ?? y .... ? ': ',-.-? \- Oafs. —The best Tan VDieraen's Lanfl «tatsare retail ing at 5s, per bushel.. Others of an inferior quality are to be: bad from the retailers at 4s. per bush...
PORT PHILLIP—September 20th. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 10 October 1842
FORT PHILLIP— Stplanbcr 20th, Flour, (fine) 20s. per cwt. ; seconds, 18s. ; ration, 16s. Is. per cwt. allowed for cash ; Wheat, 6s. to 7s. per bushel ; Maize, 6s. to 7s. per bushel ; Bran, Is. 3d. per 20 lbs. There lias been a very fair supply of vegetables in the market this week, and prices are somewhat lower, the following are the current prices : — Potatoes, 12s. to 13s., per civ I.; cabbage, 2s. 3d. perdoz. ; celery, lOd. per head; turnips, Is. 4d. per doz. ; spring onions, 2s. 3d., perdoz. ; lettuces, Is. perdoz.; apples, Is. 6d. per ft. Poultry— Fowls, 5s. to Cs. uer couple ; Geese 10s. each ; Ducks, 9s. to 10s. per couple ; Eggs, 2s. 6d. per doz. ; butter. Is. lOd. per lb. Messrs. Cary and M'DonneU sold by auction, last week, tea, per chest, £b 5s. to £7 15s. ; sugar, from 251. to 351. per ton ; mustard, from 12s, to ]3s. per dozen. Messrs. Carfrae and Bland sold, last week, upwards of 200 allotments in the township of \Vcllington, which averaged 31s. 6d. per acre. Cattle. —...
THE MARKETS. CATARACT MILL. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 10 October 1842
THE MARKETS. Cataract Mill. s. d. fine Flour ? 20 0. per 100 lbs. 20 per cent ....... IT 0 ditto. 12 per cent. .----- 16 0 ditto. Brlri ........ I 5 pcr20ft«. Pollard ? 16 ditto. Wheat, from 5s. 6d. to - - - 6 6 per 60 lbs. Supply Mills. - t. d *. d. Wheat ? 5 6 to 6 6 Oats -- ? 40 43 Barley ? 50 fie Fine Flour ? 20 0 Seconds ? 18 0 Thirds ? - - 16 0 Union Steam Mills. t.d. t.d. -? --?'? d Wheat ? 5 0 @ 6 6 Oats ? 4 0 @ 5 6 Barley..- ? 6 0,, 7 6 Maiee ? -.. 0 0 „ 0 0 Pollard ? 1 3 „ 0 Bran ? 14 „ 0 0 Flour, first quality - - 201) Ditto, second ditto - - let - per 2000 lbs. Ditto, third ditto - - IS/. J butchers' heat. Beef, joint, ? 6 Mutton, joint, ? -.. 3J ? carcase ? ? 6 ? carcase ? 3 Veal ? a Pork ? 8
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 10 October 1842
SALES BY AUCTION. (Continued from first page.) Eligible opportunity for establishing1 a first rate Family Hotel. MR. J. C. UNDERWOOD, HAS the honor to announce that lie has re ceived instructions to submit to public competition, at the Royal Exchange Auction Mart, on Friday, the 21st October, at 1 o'clock all those valuable premises, known as THE COaNWALL 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. Tie out Offices are complete in eveiy respect, viz.: — Stabbling 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, possess...
HOBART TOWN. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 10 October 1842
HOBAKT TOWN. v Return of Grain and Flour exported from the Port of Hobart Town, -during the week ending J!7tb September, 1842, inclusive :— Wheat, 600 bushels. Return of Grain and Flour, imported at the Port of Hobart Town/during the week ending 27th September. 184e.-Nil. The wheat market has experienced considerable de pression, and there being no buyers, the price may be quoted as nominal— 7s. to 7s. 3d. is the correct quota tion; fine flour at the mills £18 ? Colonial Times.
Calender for October. MOON'S CHANGES. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 10 October 1842
Calender for October. moon's changes. Oct. 3. ? New moon oh. 3om. atlernoon. 10. ? First quarter 8h. 52m. afternoon. 19. — Full moon In. 24m. morning. 26 ? Last quarter, 21b. 52m. afternoon. SUN RISES SUN SETS. Oct. 6— Thursday, 41m. past S. 19m. past 6. 7— Friday, 40m. past 5. 20m. past 6. 8 ? Saturday, 38m. past 5. 22m. past 6. 9— Suuday, 36m. past 5. 24m. past 6. 10— Monday, 34m. past 5. 26m. past 6. 11— Tuesday, 32m. past 5. 28m. past 6. 12— Wednesday, 30m. past 5. 30m. past 6. Garden. ? Thinning and binding must be attentively performed, particularly . carrots, parsnips, aud onions, in thinning onions, plant out those you have taken out; they often become the best crop. Shelter your kidney beans and tender plants, by sticking boughs of the ho neysuckle tree over them, the leaves of which do not easily drop off. In laic situations, finish planting pota toes. Turn geraniums, fuchsias, hydrangias, and other plants out into the borders, where they will grow much finer than in the p...
No title [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 10 October 1842
Return of Grain and Flour exported from the Port or Lnuhceston, during theTreek cnding24th September, 1842, inclusive :— Wheat. 4626 bushels. Flour, 25 tons. Return of Grain and Flour imported into the 1'ort of Launceston, during -the week ending 24ih September, JSilO _W.7 : ' The corn market still remains in an inactive state, the price being merely nominal. : It would sppear by the opposition of the butcher's in this town, that the price of fat sheep would be re duced to the value of their fleeces and skins alone. We understand on Saturday night, fat mutton from Port Phillip, was selling at 2d and beef 4d. per lb. by the joint. There is also an opposition among the baker's, some of them have reduced the price 2d. in a four pound loaf which may now be bought for Gd. . How are the sheep farmer's and agriculturists to live, if these prices con tinue? For some months past the settlers could scarcely obtain a remuneration for their labour, but if these prices continue, the grazier and ...