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VAN DIEMEN'S LAND AUXILIARY BIBLE SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 14 May 1841
VAN DIEMEN'S LAND AUXILIAR*1 BIBLE SOCIETY. " The twenty-first Anniversary of this most important institu- tion was held on Wednesday evening, May 5th, in Trinity Church, His Excellency the Lieutenant-Governor, President of the Society, Jn the chair. The meeting was opened by the Reverend P. Palmer, first offering a few remarks on the satis- faction he derived from witnessing the union and co-operation of the various denomination of Christians in the great work of circulating the sacred volume, which they all professed to receive with equal reverence, and to regard as the common ground of appeal in support of their respective views. He then invited the assembly to join with him in imploring the divine blessing to rest upon the object which they had assembled to promote. The Report was read by the Reverend F. Miller, and con- tained an earnest appeal from the Ladies' Branch Bible Asso- ciation to the ladies of Hobart Town and its vicinity for additional assistance in carrying on the ...
SPIRIT OF THE ENGLISH PRESS. THE FUNERAL OF NAPOLEON. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 14 May 1841
SPIRIT OF TIÏE ENGLISH PRESS. THE FUMERAI. OF NAPOLEÓN. Constitutionnel.-One of the humiliations of France, the .most poignant, perhaps has just had a reparation. The ashes of the soldier of wbom she made a King-of the'man in whom she was personi- fied for twenty years-have been brought back from exile. Even in the degradation in which this same France has been plunged for the last two months she has.felt joy and pride; she has now another great page to add to her history ; she has the funeral of Napoleon to oppose to that Europe which insults her. The million of men who bowed before the ashes of the hero were an eloquent pro- test against the traitors of 1815, with whom France has borne, and still suffers. The hero was con- quered once after fifteen years of victory. And have we been so conquered that we are to be so humiliated. Has this new treaty of Vienna a Waterloo for its excuse ? Times.-The leading articles of the French Oppo- sition prints are couched in language which by it...
RE-SALE OF CROWN LANDS. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 14 May 1841
RE. SALE OF CROWN LANDS. The several lots of land hereafter described will be put up for sale un Saturday, the 15th day of May next, at the Court House at Launceston : Township uf Carrick, section A, No. 3, Ir. 4p. No. 4, Ir. 20p. No. 9, lr. 8p. No. llj lr. 8p. Lotl4.lr.8p. Lot 15, Ir. 8p. Township of Ross,section B, lot 1, la. lr. Section E, No. 4, 3r. 8p. No. 6, la. Or. 25p. No. 8, la. Or. 7p. Section L. No. 4, lu. Or. I p. Section N, No. 1,3r. 32p. Township of Avoca, section F, lol 4, lr. 20p. Lot-5, lr. 20p. Lut 11, lr. 13p. Lot 13, lr. 20p. Lot 14, lr. 20p.
PUBLICANS' LICENCIAS, CAMPBELL TOWN. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 14 May 1841
PUBLICANS' LICENCES, CAMPBELL TOWN. At a Quarterly Meeting of Justices held at Campbell Town on the 3rd instant, the following transfer of a License to retail Wines and Spirits, &c was allowed : From Thomas Tucker to Robert Christopher Forster, The Gardeners' Arms, Avoca. Dated this 5th day of May, 1841. C. Mackenzie, Deputy Clerk of the Peace.
LOCA[?] [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 14 May 1841
LOCAL. The Lieutenant-Governor, accompanied | by Captain Forster, Captains Ross and Cro-er and Captain Ains- worth, Major of Brigade, proceeded by the Eliza on Wed- nesday last on a visit of inspection of Port Arthur. St. George's Church.-We are happy in being able to state, that through the diligent exaltant of the Rev, Mr. Fry, a steeple is about to be raiseonpon this edifice*, which, although a handsome and well Vished structure inside, has always appeared, owing to th\ defect, to be « naked and unmeaning building withoutVbeing in fact curtailed of its fair proportions. When fkished ¡twill add materially to the improvement of that pat of the town in which it is situated ; and we hear that Qptuin Chai, mers, of the Calcutta, who succeeded in earning off one belle from amongst the fair ladies of HobartTown, has promised to bring back several In return, so thm hereafter all marriages maybe concluded with a joyful Wl, after the good old English custom. The tower of St David's is, we ...
THE COURIER. Strenue et Prospere. HOBART TOWN, FRIDAY, MAY 14. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 14 May 1841
THE COURIER. Strcnue et Drosgrre. HOBART TOWN, FRIDAY, MAY 14. We have received English journals by the Essex to the 20th of December. Our readers will find, we believe exclusively in our paper, a full account of the funeral of Napoleon,- who now reposes, according to his latest wish, upon the banks of the Seine. The pageant after all was a kind of theatri- cal show, and appears to have been regarded as such. Far better, and to our mind grauder, would it have been to have let his remains rest in the soli- tude of the lonely isle where he expired a captive. An extensive promotion has, we understand, taken place amongst the officers of the British Navy engaged in the capture of Acre. A GUEAT sensation has been produced amongst the settlers by the announcement that a large quan- tity of flour, amounting, as we learn, to three hundred tons, had been ordered by the Commissariat from England, and that it was shortly expected to arrive in the colony. Public indignation has in consequence '...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 14 May 1841
BIRTH-On Wednesday, 12th instant, Mrs. Joseph Lester, of a Son. On Sunday, the 25th ultimo, at Launceston, Mrs. Mary Innocent, of a Daughter. MARRIED-By special license, on the 1st instant, at Sorell Church, Van Diemen's Land, by the Reverend James Nor- man, James Harburgh, Esq., to Jane, youngest daughter of the late Ringrove [Ringrose] Devereux, Esq., of Greenhill, County Cork, Ireland.
GOVERNMENT NOTICE. No. 103. Colonial Secretary's Office, 7th May, 1841. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 14 May 1841
GOVERNMENT NOTICE. No. 103. Colonial Secretary's Oflice, 7th May, 1841. The Lieutenant-Governor has been pleased to direct the publication, for general information, of the Return of the Half yearly Average of the Weekly Liabilities and Assets of the Bank of Australasia, ending the 12th April, 1841 :- Half-yearly Average of the Weekly Liabilities and Assets of the Bank of Australasia within the Colony of Van Diemen's Land, from 13th October, 1840, to the 12th April, 1841 : - LIABILITIES. £ S. d. Notes in circulation not bearing interest. 13,544 6 2 Bills in circulation not bearing interest . 3,431 13 10 Cash deposited bearing interest. 88,720 4 11 Total Liabilities within the Colony.- 105,696 4 11 ASSETS. £ ». d. Gold, Silver, and other Metals. 33,483 3 7 Landed Property. 2,048 2 4 Debts due to the Bank, including Notes, Bills, &c. 302,272 l8 3 Total Assets within the Colony .£337,804 4 2 By His Excellency's command, JOHN MONTAGU.
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 14 May 1841
,LAff opportunity for ENGLAND this Season. * il'he HINDOO being the last vessel of the sea- son, and lifting room for only a few more bales, persons de sirous of shaping wool arc requested tosend it to town imme- diately, as t cannot be taken on board after the 10th instant. She haitwo cabins disengaged, and carries an experienced surgeon&lt; Hobar'Town, May 1. FIRST SHIP to LONDON.-The first-class ^ brig JOANNA, 300 lons burthen, JOHN LO*v5TT, commander, bas the greater part of her cargo en- gaged and will hate early despatch. For freight or passage, apply to Captain Lovett on board, or to N«w Wharf, May 3. Asken Morrison. STEAM CONVEYANCE from ^-jbuiii_^ HOBART TOWNto SYDNEY. ^^ii""iV*iV iV« i\fi The splendid and powerful new steam« fhipSEA HOKisE, SOO tons burthen, 260 horsepower, is .mended to sail from Hobart Town to Sydney on or about t itbe 20th May jnstnnt. S;» Day and hour of sailing will be intimated by future adver- tisement. Berths secured and all particulars lea...
FUNERAL OF NAPOLEON. ON THE RIVER. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 14 May 1841
FUNERAL OF NAPOLEON. ON THE RIVER. In our last we brought the funeral fleet of steam- boats to Honfleur. On the following day the route to Rouen was pursued. The Dorade (river steamer) having taken on board tho body, which was placed beneath a catafalque on the fore-deck. The weather was extremely cold, the entire country covered with hoar frost, and » dense fog prevailed during the night, which but partially cleared in the morning; the sun did not appear an instant, and nature presented a mournful aspect quite in unison with a funeral cere- mony. Rouen was crowded ; the population of the neighbourhood poured in from all directions during the night, and in the course of the morning there could not be less than 150,000 persons assembled in the city. A triumphal arch had been raised on the centre of the suspension bridge thrown across the Seine. The arch was covered with violet-coloured cloth, decorated with the letter N., surmounted with a crown and imperial eagle. Here stood the inv...
CROSS-EXAMINATION, OR THE SPECIAL PLEADER. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 14 May 1841
CROSS-EXAMINATION, OR THE SPECIAL PLEADER. BY THE AUTHOR OF " LONDON LAYS," &C. Oh ! cousin Belle 1 oh I cousin Belle, Thou'st much to answer for ; Those brilliant eyes have given rise, To one eternal war Between my duty and my books ; Plague take such books as these I For nought eau please but thy kind looks, I hate all " common pleas." But, cousin Belle, I'm doom'd to poke O'er records thick with dust ; My ardent flame is fed with " Coke," Read musty leaves I must I All " counsel" is quite thrown away, I.spurn each "lawyer's fee," The only court in which I'd stay. Is that of-courting-thee. " The King's Bench" can no lustre throw ; Who'd seek " Old Bailey" gains ? The only Bailey that I know, Is one styled " Thomas Haynes 1" I've learnt his ballads all by heart, Oh I had I power to write Like him, I'd play the lawyer's part, And lays to thee-indite. Oh I cousin Belle 1 I'm lost indeed, Fate comes my hopes to cross ; It is in vain my " suit I plead," While you my thoughts " ...
SHERIFFS OFFICE. 12th May, 1841. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 14 May 1841
SHERIFFS OFFICE. 12th May, 1841. The following account of writs of execution, now remain- ing unsettled in my office, is advertised by me, in compliance with the provisions of "the Debtor and Creditor Act." &nbsp; Lowes v. Evans, writ received March 2, levy March 12, Brighton. Sale—On Wednesday, May 19, at 1 o'clock, at Brighton, a small quantity of household furniture, &c. ; unless the balance of this execution and fees be previously satisfied. Chapman v.,Stanley, writ received April 6, levy April 13, Kangaroo Valley. Sale—On Saturday, May 22, at 12 o'clock, at Kangaroo Valley, near Hobart Town, household furniture, farming implements, &c. &c. ; unless this execution be previously satisfied. Dunn bg. v. Triffett, writ received May 4, levy May 10, Back River. Sale—-On Monday, May 24, at 1 o'clock, at the Back River, near New Norfolk, a small quantity of household effects, agricultural implements, a very small flock of sheep, all the defendant's right,...
RE-SALE OF CROWN LANDS. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 14 May 1841
RE-SALfe'OF CROWN LANDS. The several lots of lahskhcreafter described will be put up for sale on Saturday, the loth day of May next, at the Court House, Launceston : County of Glamorgan, St. Paul's Plains, lot 686,640a. Table Cape, lot 718, 640a. County of Devon, Parish of Selborue, lot 735,640a. Suburbs of Westbury, section N n., 8a. lr. Op. Cleveland, section E., lot 6, Sr. 2p.
HOBART TOWN POLICE. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 14 May 1841
HOBART TOWN POLICE. Margaret Williams charged by Mrs. Mary Ring with stealing a handkerchief, her property ; committed for trial. William Goodyer, ticket-of-leave, charged with being in a public-house after hours; four days' tread wheel. John Asgill, hired servant to Mr. J. W. Davis, charged with stealing several pairs of shoes, his master's property ; remanded. George Hutchins, tickct-of-leave, hired servant to the Rev. William Bedford, charged with neglect of duty ; four- teen days' hard labour. Isabella Black, ticket-of-leave, charged by Mr. Wallace, her master, with being a most determined drunkard and there- from incapable of doing her duty ; ordered to the factory for two months on bread and water. Josiah Taylor charged by Daniel Langley with assaulting him ; fined 20s and to enter into sureties of the peace for six months. Samuel Sadler, assigned to Mr. James, charged with having leather, the property of his master, in his possession ; ordered to the roads to hard labour for ...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 14 May 1841
THE Trustees of Mr. T. B. Naylor request that all claims against his Estate may be forthwith lodged with &nbsp; Mr Crombie, 19 Davey-street, Hobart Town. May 13. r SALES BY AUCTION. " The Stock-in- Trade of Messrs Thomas & Co MR: T. Y. LOWES will SELL by AUCTION, This Dav and To-Morrow, commencing each day at half-past 11, on the premises, at the corner of Liverpool and Murray-streets, the whole of the immense STOCK of Messrs. Thomas& Co,, valued at upwards of £25,000, comprising every description of Silk mercery Haberdashery Linen drapery Hosiery Woollen cloths Shoes &lt; Superfine clothing Furs Blankets * Counterpanes, fife. « - Terms-From £25 to £100, three months; from £100 to £500, three and four months ; from £500 to £1000, six months ; above £1000, six and nine months' credit, on ap- proved bills_^^ Prime Negrohead Toliacco MR. T. Y. LOWES will SELL by AUCTION, at the Exchange Mart, on Monday next, the 17th I instant, positively without the lea...
NEW ZEALAND. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 14 May 1841
NEW ZEALAND. A public meeting' was held at Barrett's Hotel, on Wednesday, the 2nd instant, to receive a report from the provisional committee appointed on the subject of New Zealand flux. John Smith, Esq., of the Union Bank, having: been voted into the chair, Dr. Evans stated, that a sub-committee had been formed, con- sisting of Mr. Earp, Captain Daniell, and himself, and that they had been in communication with Mr. Butler and Mr. Golder on the subject. Botb of these per- sons had devised plans, similar in principle, and differ- ing; very little in the details, by which it appeared to the committee the flax might be prepared in a per- fectly marketable state, and at such a price as would ensure for it a steady and increasing demand. Speci- mens were produced and laid on the table of flax pre- pared according to Mr. Butler's plan, as well as of flax prepared according to a plan of Mr. Pratt. The former was pronounced to be more free from vegetable matter and stronger, but the latter...
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. PORT OR HOBART TOWN. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 14 May 1841
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. Port of Hobart Town. Arrivals.--May 9-the schooner Agnes and Elizabeth, 74 tons, Mitchell, from Port Phillip, 3d instant, with a general cargo-passengers, Mr. and Mrs. Symonds and three children, - Helisker, Wilhelmina and Julia Mincaparg. 12-the schooner Agenoria, 129 tons, Hurst, from Port Phillip, 8th instant, with bullocks, &c.-passengers, Mr. and Mrs. Short and family, Captain Marr, Mr. Ewing. 12-the brig Caroline, 157 tons, Woodin, from Port Phil- lip, 8th instant, with cattle, Morrison, agent-passengers, Mr. Downes, Mr. Lee, Mr. and Mrs Swan, Thomas Joues, John Hill, Henry Browne, Samuel Horton. Departures.-May 8-the bark Maria, 280 tons, Miller, for Launceston, with sundries. 8-the brig Maguasha, 152 tons, Taylor, for Port Phillip, with sundries. . 8-the brig Martha, 121 tons, Nicholas, for Sydney, with sundries. 8-the schooner Industry, 96 toni, Murray, for Launceston, with sundries. 9-the brig Johanna, 240 tons, Lovitt, for Sydney, with sundr...
GOVERNMENT NOTICE. No. 105. Colonial Secretary's Office, 12th May, 1841. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 14 May 1841
GOVERNMENT NOTICE. No. 105. Colonial Secretary's Office, 12th May, 1841. Memoranda of Pardon have been issued for the following Convicts until Her Majesty's pleasure be known :- Free Pardon - Frances Stephenson, Lady of the Lake; Walter Wrightwick, Caledonia; James Rosier, Phoenix; George &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Morris, Sir Godfrey Webster; Samuel Dixon, Medina ; Samuel Blackhall, Medway ; Elizabeth Daley, Midas ; Thomas Wilson, Commodore Hayes ; William Smith, Phoenix. &nbsp; Conditional Pardon - Elizabeth Whitton, Borneo; James Whitbread, John; John Windsor, Georgiana; John Shakestaff, Royal George; James Smith, Georgiana; William &nbsp; Stanton, William Miles; Henry Pettit, Thames; Peter Oliver, Bengal Merchant ; John Manion, Red Rover ; William Jacks, Mary ; Thomas Groves, Layton ; Daniel Cartwright, Mary ; George Bartholomew, John ; Job Sims, Surrey. By His Excellency's command, JOHN MONTAGU.
THE SEA-SPIRIT'S SONG. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 21 May 1841
THE SEA-SPIRIT'S SONG. The tempests sleep O'er the tranquil deep, And the winds are lull'd to rest ; I speed through the waves, From my coral caves, To dance on the ocean's breast. While the oib of night Is rounded and bright, Enthroned in a sea of blue ; And the stars are pale, And the breath of the gale Is sweet with the evening dew. My lute is a «hell And wild is the smell That over the water floats ; But they know not the while, How deep is the guile That lurketh in all its notes, I comb my long locks, Who«e bright colour mocks The Caspian's golden sand ; And braid them beneath A red coral wreath, Or sparkling amber band. illy For treasures are mine That glitter and shine In many a grotto of spar, Far, far in the deep Where the sea-birds sleep, And the sea-god's mansions are. There gardens bloom, And are rich with perfume Beyond earth's fairest flowers ; They spring from the rock, ?> Bear the tempest's shock, ,. And need nor sun nor showers. H Then who would not come , To the...