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POETRY. THE PROGRESS OF DRUNKENNESS. (Continued.) IN THE EXPECTING WIFE. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 8 November 1842
FOETSY. THE PROGRESS OF nnCNKBNNESP. ' (Continued.) y. THK KXriUCTIXG WIFE. Within n chnmuer, lone and dim, A pnle won oomin waits in vain. Through (he long anxious hours for liim Away — in uant and wasting pnin The babe upon lier knee is pilling ; Its winning smiles all scar d away, Slie almost prays tlic morrow's ray May on its calm cold corse be shining. 1'oor wnichei ! He comes not. She dreams J'errliance of her old home, and now Upstarting »ilh a rigid brow. Her l.ilic hugs closer to her breast ; That dying child — yet loved the best. VI. THE ROD%EI1S. The mournful scene drawa near its close — Dark catalogue of crime and vrues ; And heulien Gray, grown desperate now, Waits with a dark and trouhlcd brow, Temptation courted- not withstood I'nr plunder, it. may be for blood. His gentle child, whose golden hair Wbv'J oVr its forehead pure and fair. Is numbered with the lost. No more For him the pure and soft caress Of childhood, had the power to bless ; Yet feels he, in his wretche...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 8 November 1842
rf\HE Launceston Courier and Teetotal Advo JL vocate -will be published every Monday; morning and despatched by that day's post to all part* of the country. The terms of Subscript jon are 6s. 6d. per quarter, or One Pound per annum, if paid in advance. To Advertisers. ALL Advertisement* inserted in this Journal are published gratuitously in the Xoun oetton Advertiser-.. » . -. 1_ . . jlll AaVertisemento gent nomine Gauntry must be »re-paid, or they wul n(-t be attended to. Onrftenns for Advertising are the same as »fher -Launceston Journalfi-ronder twelve lines 8s. 6d., and Sd. aline &r all above twelve, each insertion. Unless ;&e number of insertions be Written on the manuscript, they ?will be continued until countermaaded, and cluirged accqjfaihgly. '?' ggf No Advertisement? received after four o'clock on Saturday afternoon, can be inserted in the following Monday's publication, and none can be withdrawn after twelve o'clock on the fore going day. ? . ? ?_ ? To Cor...
IS ALE A NUTRITIVE BEVERAGE ? (Continued.) [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 8 November 1842
IS ALE A NUTRITIVE BEVERAGE? ( Continued. J i'p to about three years ;igo, tlie. drunkards i Preston had made a great mistake in fix . ?? these rents too high, but since then the !i]ect h;is been under constant discussion, . , I evnrv vear they have taken unon them to \ er these rents : and if yuu will do your duty, ? ?ry drinking shop in England will be brought vn to thfi standard of bread and beef shops. .j, sides the rent, the retailer lias to pay for taxes, . ';t, fire, servants' wages, and wear and tear. ?? :iL when you consider, in uddition, the extras i ..t are still needed, you will agree with me that ? en pounds and a half of barley out of thirty - not too much. He must have stronger chairs .1 stronger tables than other persons: and so ? nig and life-inspiring- is tlie liquor given to the .stomer, that you have to be at. the expense of ; ending the retailers' windows with four or five ?. s of wood or iron. After this division of his . ley, the man has just six pounds or fiv...
SYDNEY—October 18th. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 8 November 1842
SYDNEY— October 18tf . The transactions during the week have been unim portant, but prices arc fully maintained ; this is mainly oiving to the large sales by tbe hammer which are now going on, and at one which has continued two days, the prices l ealizcd are equal to the retail : a very serious rise may be expected in all useful commodities. Wheat and Flour arc without any alteration. Sugar.— From ±'24 to £30 per ton. Tobacco (liar rclt's) Is. 3d. to Is. 6d. last importation 2s. there not being a good sample left of the old stock on hand. Mjnufalmal Goods ? The enquires continue nume rous, any fair invoices readily command 30 per cent ad vance, this department will shortly lie entirely out of the market.
THE LAUNCESTON COURIER AND TEETOTAL ADVOCATE. MONDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 1842. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 8 November 1842
THE LAUNCESTON COURIER TEETOTAL^ ADVOCATE. MONDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 1842. From the reports of various societies, up to tbe year ending; May, 1839, it appears there was contributed as follows : — £ s. d, To the principal foreign Missions 331,651 2 8J Bible Societies ... 201,481 3 9 Missions for London & England 26,293 17 11 Total - £559,428 4 4J Against these let us place in comparison, or rather in fearful contrast, thefollowingsums : — m Customs and Excise, for the yearyending January, 1839. Spirits:— Foreign, - - 1,289,371 Rum - - - 1,411,067 British - - 5,407,201 _ ? 8,287,039 Malt ? 4,932,080 Hops ----- 302,900 ? 5,234,980 Wine ------ 1,846,057 Tobbacco and Snuff - - - - 3,561,812 Horses - - - 377,477 ?Carriages - - 442/757 Dogs - - - 150,200 ? 876,434 Post Horses ----- 241.266 Total - - £20,128,194 Thus it will appear, that all the contribu tions to the religious societies just mentioned, do not amount to the sum paid in taxes on carriages and dogs alone, the latter being £5...
PORT PHILLIP—October 13th. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 8 November 1842
PORT PHILLIP— October \ZOi. There has been a very liberal supply of vegetables in the market this week, but the demand has been anything but proportionate ; a considerable reduction in price has been the consequence. The following is a list of the current price: :— Potatoes, 12s. percirt. ; turnips, (none) carrots, Is. per dozen; cabbage, Is. per doz. ; celery, Is. Gd. per dozen ; onions, 9d. per doz. ; lettuces, 8J. per doz. ; green pea?, 8d. per quart. The prices for poultry have been higher than usual— Fowls, 7s. per couple ; Geese 10s. to 12s. each ; Ducks, 9s. to 10s. per couple; Eggs, Is. 9d. per doz. ; butter, Is. 6d. per lb. ; rabbits, 7$. per couple. ? nn ?
LONDON. July 8th. WOOL. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 8 November 1842
LONDON. JuluWt. WOOL, Holders of Wool remain firm, and refrain from pressing sales. A fair demand exists for both En glish and Foreign, and full rates have been paid. Manchester. — There was little change in the market yesterday. With the exception of the warps of well known spinners, suitable for the Uussian market. which were rather more inquired for, there was no improvement cither in demand or in prices. At the came time, there did not appear to be to much de pression of feeling amongst the manufacturers as was manifested last week. The mercantile letters from tbe East Indies were considered decidedly encourag ing ; inasmuch at, instead of a commercial convulsion at Calcutta, they tiring accounts of a fair and steady, and not altogether unremuner'ating business; end hopes arc entertained that, when the present month is over, some improvement may be looked for here, Hochdalt. — '111 ere has been but a very indifferent market to-day; not many buyeis have attended, and the demand F...
SOUTH AUSTRALIA—Sept 9th. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 8 November 1842
SOUTH AUSTRALIA— Sept Bth. Colonial Produce. — Wheat, 7s 6d to 9s per bushel Flour, fine, 231. to 271. per ton ; Ditto, seconds, 201. Bran. Is 3d to Is Sd (er bushel; Barley, 4s to 5s. ; Oats, 75 to 8s. ; Alaite, 8s to 10s. ; Potatoes, 81. to 101. per ton ; Beef, 3d to 5d per lb. ; Mutton, 3d to 5d. ; Veal and Pork, Sd lo lOd. ; Bread, 8d to lOd per 41bs. ; But ter, fresh, Is 3d per lb. ; Cheese, 9d. to Is. ;EgRs, Is. 3d. to Is. fid. per dozen: Cabbages. ]d each; Carrots, 3d. per burcb; Turoipi, 4d. per dozen; OnionsBd. to 3d. per lb. ; Leeks, Id. per bunch ; Green Peas; Is. 6d. Cauliflowers, 2d to 3d. ; Lettuces, Id. each. Stock ? Fat Wethers, 10s to* 15s each ; Ewes, 14s to II. ; Lambs, 6s to 8s. 6d; Cattle, 41. to 81. ; Dairy cows, 81. to 121. ; Pigs, 15s to 21. 10s. ; Fowls, 3s per couple; Ducks, 5s per couple; Geese, I Os ; Turkeys, 15s each ; Working bullocks, 141. to 201. per pair; Horses, 201. to 6OL ; Goats, 10s. to 11. 10s. ; Roasters, 6s. ; Wild Ducks Is. per pair; Kangar...
Launceston Shipping List. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 8 November 1842
Hauiirrstnii Shipping atiet. ' AlUUVALS. October 31— Schooner Lowestojt 114 tons, Irvine inuBier, from Sjdney; J Griffiths, agent. 100 tons coals, order. November 3— Barque Socrata, 152tons, Grant master, from Port Phillip; J. Griffiths, agent. 139 sheep. 62 bags colTce. 3 eases mace, 3 ditto nutmegs, order. I'as. sengers.-Mr. Wiseman, Mr. Koberts. DKPAKTUIIES. October 31.— Schooner /?rec«,29tons, Jerfkins master' from Port Phillip; G. & R fisher agent Passengers, Mr. Archdall. October M. — Schooner lidiorah, 121 tons, Wing, master, from Sidney ; G. & 1'. Fisher, agents. Pas sengers,— Mrs Wing and child, Mr. AI. Solomon, Mr. II. Kolierts, Air. John llootsey, Thomas Spencer, H Lane, John Brown And wife. Notxnlteri.— Schooner Hawk, 116 toils, Brownmaster for Pott Louis j Eddie & Co., agents. I'assengers, Alrs. Brown and child. November 3 — Schooner Minerva, 110 tons, I'awthrop, master, for Portland Bay ; Henty & Co., agents. Pas sengers — JiAti i-'lcmin...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 8 November 1842
FXLOTC THE GAZETTE. FEMALE FACTORY, Hobart Town.— Under colonial sentence 39; solitary confinement 39; nursing children 8; nurses, laundress, servants, cooks, &c 13; in the sick ward 25; lying-in women 5; number as signable for Hobart Town, 100 j ditto in Ihe interior, 60 ; ditto in the second class 126 ; ditto ditto third class 137; ditto sentenced to the wash-tub 127; total num ber of women 623 ; children under one year of age, 8 ; ditto under two years, 1 ; total number of children, 9. JOHN HUTCH1NSON, SuptrintmdtnU FEMALE FA CTOBY, Launcuttm.— Under colo nial sentence 7; solitary confinement 13 ; confined by order of the magistrates |0I - nursing children 10; sentenced to the wash-tub 9 i servants, cooks, &c. fi; in the hospital 12; women assignable in LauDceston49; ditto in tbe country, .1; ditto per Royal Admiral 11; total number of women S7S; children under one year old, 81; ditto Under two years B; ditto above 3 years I ; total number of children 43. . ROBERT...
Ship mails. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 8 November 1842
£ftip /Hails To PORTLAND B AY, per Dusty Miller, on Mon day the 7th instant. !Io PORTLAND BA V & ADELAIDE, per Chat, leiiaer, on Wednesday 9th instant. To NJSW ZEALAND, per Louestqff, on Saturday, 19th instant^*! To LONDON?via Hobarton, per Sovereign, on Thurs day, 17th November. St. John E. Browne, Postmaster.
SOUTH AUSTRALIA-Sept 9th. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 8 November 1842
SOUTH AUSTRALIA— Sept 9th. Colonial 1'koduce.— Wheat, 7s fid to 9s per bushel i Flour, fine, 231. to 271. per tun ; Ditto, seconds, 201. ; Bran. Is 3d to Is 8d per bushel ; Barley, 4s to Ss. ; Oats, 7s to 8s. ; Maize, 8s to 10s. ; Potatoes, 81. to 101. per ton; Beef, 3d to 5d per Ib. ; Mutton, 3d to ad.; Veal and Pork, 8d to lud. ; Bread, 8d to lOd per 4lbs. ; Uut tcr, fresh, Is 3d per Ib. ; Cheese, 9d to Is. ; Eggs, Is. 3d. to Is. 6d. per dozen: Cabbages. Id each ;Carrots, 3d. per bunch ; Turnips, 4d. per dozen ; Onions2d. to 3d. perlb. ; Leeks, Id. per bunch; Green Peas, Is. 6d. Cauliflowers, 2d to 3d. ; Lettuces, Id. each. Stock. — Fat Wethers, IOs to 15s each; Ewes, 1 4s to II.; Lambs, 6s to 8s. 6d: Cattle, 41. to 81 ; Dairy cows, ' 81. to 121. ; Pigs, 15s to 21. 10s. ; Fowls, 3s per couple; Ducks, Ss per couple ; Geese, IOs ; Turkeys, ISs each; : Working bullocks, 141. to 201. per pair; Horses, 201. to 601. ; Goats, IOs. to II. IOs. ; Boasters, 8s. ; Wild Ducks Js. per pair; Ka...
SYDNEY—October 4th. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 8 November 1842
SYDNEY— October ilh. The transactions during the week have been unim portant, but prices arc fully maintained; this is mainly owing to the large sales by the hammer which are now eoine on. and at oue which has continued two days, the prices i ealized are equal to the retail : a very serious lise may be expected in all useful commodities. Wlital and Flour are without any alteration. Sugar. — From ±'24 to .£30 per ton. Tobacco ( liar- rett's) Is. 3d. to Is. Gd. last importation 2s. there not being a good sample left of the old slock on hand. Mjimfa'Uired Goods —The enquires continue nume rous, any fair invoices readily command 30pei cent ad vance, this department will 'shortly lie entirely out ot the market.
LONDON, July 8th. WOOL. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 8 November 1842
LONDON, July 8th. WOOL. Holders of Wool remain film, and refrain from pressing sales. A fair demand exists for both En glish and Foreign, and full rates have been paid, Manchester. — There was little change in the market yesterday. With the exception of the warps of well known spinners, suitable for the Russian market, which were rather more inquired tor, there was no improvement cither in demand or in prices. At the same time, there did not appear to be so much de pression of feeling amongst the manufacturers as was manifested last week. The mercantile letters from the East Indies were considered decidedly encourag ing ; inasmuch as, instead of a commercial convulsion at Calcutta, they bring accounts of a fair and steady, and not altogether unremuneraling business; and hopes arc entertained that, when the present month is over, some improvement may be looked for here. Rochdale, — There has been but a very indifferent market to-day ; not many buyers have attended, and the demand for...
THE MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 8 November 1842
THE MARK.BT3, Return of Groin and Flour exported from the Port ot'Lawnccslon, during the week ending the 22nd Octo ber, 1842, inclusive :— Wheat. 1206 bushels ; Flour, 4 Return of Grain and Flour imported into .the Port of Launceston, during the week ending the 22nd Octo ber. 1842.— Nil. There has been a report current in town, that the omroissariat will shortly advertise tenders for 10,000 bushels of wheat, or flour in proportion to that extent, to be delivered in Launceston. We have not been able to ascertain the correctness of this report, but should our corn-holders be fortunate enough to obtain the con tract, we feel confident they will honorably deliver the (lour, free from adulteration. A correspondent informs us, that 400,000 bushels of wheat is fur loo much to expect from the district of Norfolk Plains this season, as stated by the Examiner; the average, three years ago, was only 16 bushels to the acre— this year not more than 20 can possibly be calcu lated. Sales of grain ...
NEW ZEALAND—August 9th [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 8 November 1842
NEW ZEALAND— August Oth Beef, -fresh) Is. per pound ; ditto Salt 10/. per barrel ? Bread, 10d. per 21b. loaf; Butter, (Irish) Is. 9J. to 2s Candles,(wax)4s. perlb.; Moulds, ditto 2s. Gd. ; Cheese (pine apple) Is 6d. ; Dutch, Is. 3d. ; Flour, (fine) 35' seconds do 30/. ; Hams, (New Zealand,) lOd. per lb Yorkshire do. Is. 2d. ; Maize, 8s. per bushel; Mutton Is. 2d. per lb. ; Pickles, 1/. 4s. per doz. bottles; Pitch. 15s. per barrel; Pork, (fresh )8d. to 9d. perlb. Irish do 51. per barrel ; Scantling, 5s. per 100 feet ; Shingles. V. D. L., 3s. to 5s per 1000 Motuaka do. I/. IOs; Soap, 401 per ton; Tar, (Stockholm) 1/. 15 ; Tea, 10/ to 122 12s. per chest; White Lead 3/. 5s. to 3/. IOs. ; Milch Cows, 20/. to 36/. each ; Marcs 5ui to 60i each ; Working Bullocks, 60/. to 70/. per pair; Wethers, II. 10s. to 21. each. ? oo ?