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ALCOHOL. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 12 December 1842

ALCOHOL. The principles of Temperance Societies aim at the abandonment of the use, as an article of diet, except under medical direction, of every substance, whether solid or liquid, which has the effect of producing intoxication, or, in other words, of des troying or temporarily suspending the reason ing^ faculties of man. lue Declarations or Pledges made use of by sudi Sucieties at present extend only to the pro hibition, except in tbe particular cases. of medical direction and religious ordinances of intoxicating liquors, or, as it is more generally understood, al co1 olic drinks. It has become on this account, a matter of con siderable interest both to tbose persons who have already become members of such Societies, and to those who are seeking to obtain information respecting them, to ascertain what species of li quors may be said to fall under this description. It may therefore be stated generally, that every kind of liquor from which alcohol may be extract ed by distillation,...

Publication Title: Launceston Courier
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BIBLE SOCIETY MEETING AT PORT PHILLIP. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 12 December 1842

BtttX fOCIBTV MEETING AT PORT PHILLIP. Thfteecond anniversary meeting of the Auxi liary Bible Society of Australia' Felix, was held in the'large hall of the Mechanics' Institution: for the purpose of receiving the annual report of the committee, and for general business. The secre tary, the Rev. James Forbes, read a ? letter from his Honor C. J. La Trobe, the patron ot the so ciety, expressing liis inability io preside on the occasion, and another from the president, inti mating that he was prevented from Attending ?through indisposition* The Rev. Mr. Waterfield was then called to the chair, and the secretary read tbe report, which embodied a number of sta tistical facts, relative to the circulation of the Bible, in various parts of the world, during the past year.' The report aleo stated, that a consign ment of Bibles, invoiced at.i'35 19s. 2d arrived by the Sidta* iu March last, was found, on open ing the case, *o be so much dainaged, that the - .greater portion of. the books were...

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Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 12 December 1842

DIED.—On the 5th instant, at New Norfolk,     aged 37, Mr. W. H. WILMOT (late Master of Longford Hall Academy,) leaving a wife and   six children to deplore his untimely loss.

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SYDNEY PRICE CURRENT. PROVISIONS. £ s. d. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 19 December 1842

S7DUEV PBZCS GV&BEH7. provisions. £ t. d. Irish Beef, per tierce ? .7 7 1 Mess Pork, prime Irish, per barrel ..661 Hamburgh ? 4 10 0 Mess Beef (nominal) ? None. Hams .... English, per lb. ? 018 Westphalia ? 0 0 10 Butter ....Irish, perlb ? .'... 0 10 Dutch. ? None. Cheese . . .'. Cheshirej per lb ? 0 2 0 Gloster, ? None. Pine ? 0 16 Dutch ? 0 0 8 Herrings.. Bed ? „. ? 0 0 0 Pickled ? 1 1 O Cod ? Newfoundland ? None. OUUAJH, English .. Refined, per lb ? 0 0 10 Manilla . . First quality, per ton .... 20 0 a Bourbon ? None. Java ? ....*-... ? None. Siatn ? None. GRAIN AND FIX) BE. Rice ..... Patna, per bag,..;.. ? 1 IS D Java, per Ibj....; ? 0 0 11 Carolina ? None. Wheat .... Derwent, jwr ibasael ....-% Valparaiso ............ VNomiaaL .Colonial'.;.... ? .3 Barley .... British ? None. Oats ...... Ditto..,.. .„ ? None. Oatmeal .. for lb. ................ 0 0-4 Flour .... l8t8ort,perlOOlbs.2Os.to 11 ;O Second ditto ? .16s. to 0 18 O Third ditto ...... 16s. to 0 16 0 ? American, p...

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LAUNCESTON PRICE CURRENT CORRECTED TO DECEMBER 17, 1842. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 19 December 1842

lAtmoBSToi* Paxoa current f CCEBEOTED TO DECBkmtB 17. 1842. Rice-. W*ateKfcl **»? Patna...bag.ofieSlbs. 16 0 1 10 a Java.!.. ' « Mktals— Iron, assorted... per ton 11 0 0 moo Copper, sheathing, perlb 0 1 S 0 9 0 Zinc, rolled . . . .per ton (scarce) Lead, rolled .... ' U8 0 0 33 0 O PaihtOil— Boiled ? per gallon 0 6ft 0 o Baw ? ' 0 6 0 O7o Turpentine in cans ' 0 8 6 0 12 o SOA.P— London, Hawes..per ton 48 0 66 0 o Liverpool ? ' 35 0 0 42 ' 0 0 Mustard ? .per bottle 0 14 0 2 0 Vinegab.. '..... per gall. 0 2 6 0 3 o n Pickles....... « 0 1 0 O 2 0 noney, jengusu, per id. Colonial ? ,,t ? 0 . 0 0 1 o SimimiES — Rope, Europe, .per cwt. 8 0 0 4 4 o Manilla ? ' 2 6 0 Sou Coir. ? « Canvas ? f{ White Lead, ground in ' kegs. ? uerewt. 2 2 0 2 -J o Black Paint. .. ' 2 0 0 0 0 0 Green Paint... ' 2 10 0 0 0 0 Tar, Stockholm ..warrel 1 10 0 0 0 o American ? ' Coal ? ' 10 0 1 10 o — »?-»??? ????«?????? a* v V V XI \f Oil, shooks ? ' 2 10 0 0 0 0 Deal Plank, Norway, ft. 0 0 31 0 0 0 Ametncan 0 0 0 0 ...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 19 December 1842

Australian and Hew Zealand ft«on», (BSTABLtSEfrt) 1838.) . No. 465, WEST STRAND, CHARING CROSS. rpHESE ROOMS are established for the fol M lowing objects:— To enable parties about to emigrate to obtain that variety of information so desirable, by meet ing with those who, from a residence in the Colonies, are enabled to afford such, £nd to advise To furnish the latest and most authentic intel ligence from the Australian Colonies, by means of files of Newspapers, which are regulary received from Sydney, Hobart Town, Launceston, Perth, Adelaide, Melbourne, New Zealand, and also from the Cape of Good Hope. To afford the fullest information respecting these places by a collection of Books, Pariiamen tary Papers, Reports. Maps, Plans of Surveyed Lands, &c., which could hitherto only be attain* able by application at various places. By means of a Shipping Register, to show the date of departure of every vessel for the Australian Colonies, any occurrences during the voyage, and the ...

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SOUTH AUSTRALIA—November. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 19 December 1842

SOUTH AUSTRALIA— November. Cjr.oNiAt 1'hoduce. — Wheat, 7s (id to 9s per bushel ; Hour, fine, 231. to 271. per ton ; Ditto, seconds, 201. ; Bran, Is 3d to I s 8d rer bushel ; Barley, 4s to 5s. ; Oats, 7s to 8s. ; Maiie, 8s to 10). ; Potatoes, 81. to 101. per ton ; Beef, 3d to 5d per lb; ; Mutton. 3d to Sd. ; Vca[ and l'urk, 8d to lOd. ; BreaJ, Pd to lOd per 4lbs. ; But ter, fresh, Is 3d per lb. ; 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 i'cas, Is. (id. Cauliflowers, 2d to 3d. ; Lettuces, Id. each. Stock. — Fat Wethers, Ite to 15s each ; Eves, 14s to II. ; Lambs, 6s to 8s. 6d ; (ittle, 41. to 81. ; Dairy cows, 61. to 121. ; Pigs, Ifls to 21. ;IOs. ; Fowls, 3s per couple; Ducks, 6s per couple; Geete, IOs ; Turkeys, 15s each; Working bullocks, J 41. to 201. per pair; Horses, 201. to 601. ; Goats, IOs. to 11. 10«. j Roasters, 8s. ; Wild Ducks Is. per pair...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 19 December 1842

SALES BY AUCTION. To Butchers, JFarmns, d. Breeders. MR. J. C. UNDERWOOD, H.is received instructions to submit to public com petition at Mr. Du-rairs Farm, Breadalbane Plains, on MONDAY, die 19th day of Decem ber, at. one o'clock precisely, the followiug truly valuable stock, viz: — f--2 Working bullocks ia.Jiigh condition, fit for '** the butcher 21 Three years old steers 15 -Cows in -calf and with calves at their feet, per feotly quiet, and in capital order 40 Henri of co»rs, heifers and yearlinsrs 1 Hereford bu'l, younsr, Frazer, four years old _ 1 .Ditto ,_ditto.. i-ru!nmc_r^ix_yeacs rjlii. by3I-v Rose's imported bull .. . 3 Cart mares, five years c!d, with foals by their side, by Lincoln, two ire stinted to Lincoln, and one to llollyinouit 2 Hncknny man* £? with bals by their side, by young Czar, and stinted to Hollymount 3 Two years old cart colts'one by lilaize, one by old Lincoln and the «tber by young Czar 1 Yearling- ti;!y, by Farmu-'s Friend 1 Ditto, ' by Reubi'u's, out o...

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PORTLAND DAY—November 30th [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 19 December 1842

PORTLAND UkY—Notemhir 30th. Flour, £1 6s. per 100 lbs : seconds £1 4s. ditto; Wheat, 7s. per bushel; Barley. 7s. Uats. 6s. 6d. ; Hay, £\2 per ton ; Potatoes, none ; Tea, £10 10s. per chest; Beef, 6d. per lb. ; Bread, Is. per 4 lb. loaf; Wool bags, (very scarce) 10s. each; Timber, ±'l 2s. per 100 feet; Shingles, £1 5s. per 1000.

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PORTLAND BAY. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 19 December 1842

We select the following extracts from the Mercury: — . ? . *. . '.' PoBTtAND's JaoBWBiTr.— To shew the ex tent to which the exportation of cattle and sheep is being carried on in this district, we have only to draw attention to the subjoined facts : There have been shipped within the last few days. 200 slieep and 26' head tof cattle by the Essington, 19 head of cattle per Minerva, and '187 sheep are now being put on board the schooner Will Watch, all for Launceston. The Prince of Denmark, sailed the week before last for Hobart Town, with 400 sheep on board; and the. Naiad is daily ex pected from Adelaide, to take in a cargo of 400 wethers for the same port. We heartily wish that -our deserving settlers may receive remunerating prices. Outrages by the Blacks. — On Tuesday week a dray laden with supplies for the Grange, left Portland, and arrived at the Second River, where it staid for the night. Next morning it left, and on reaching a spot about nine miles from Mr. Edgar's, the men' ...

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PORT PHILLIP—December 9th [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 19 December 1842

PORT PHILLIP- December 9th. Mahtoh's, & Alison & Knight's Mills. ? Flour (firsts) 209. per 100 lbs; (seconds) 18s. ; (ration) I6t. Is. per I OOlbs. allowed for cash. Wheat 6s. to 7s. per bushel of 60 lbs. Maiie 6s. to 7s. per bushel; Bran Is. sa. per 20 Us.

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Launceston shipping list ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 19 December 1842

ttaiiHrtBion SMxppnifi Hist. [:.'' '?': fARUIVALP. December \2.— Fchooner JHtf WofcA, 63 tons, Hard ing muter, from Port Phillip: G. & F. Fisher, agents. Passei)|tcr»,— llioiims Klckett, Esq., Captain Sauiiders Mrlt Sadnden, Mr. £. Sjmmonds, crew of the Dusty Miller, John Cullin. Thomas Burrowcase, Joseph Sirick. December 12 — Bnrque Cenrye 253 tons. Graham, mailer, from Hcbart Town ; Kerr & (V , agents. December 13.— Schooner Breeze. 29 ions, Jenkins, master, from Port Phillip ; G. & F. Fisher, agents. 1 1 bundles skins, \V. Longhurst: 2 bundles linens, 1 cask Deef, order. Passenger — Peter Connor December IS —Brig Henry, 107 tons, Thomson, master, from Port Phillip; Tregiirtho. agent. 193 ?heep, Taylor; I case earthenware, Sprunt. December 13 ? Schooner Tamar, Bell mnstcr, from Port Phillip; J. Haven, agent. 29 head or cattle, 20 bidet, 7 kegs buuer, order. Passengers,— Mr. Woolley, Air. Kirk, Mrs. Grainger and child. .Mr. Alien, H. Dnviel, Thomas Smith. ID...

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SYDNEY—December 1st. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 19 December 1842

m— SYDNEY— December IK. During the week, a fair amount of bubiness has been done, the general appearance of the markets is healthy. Wheat ami Flour — There is no alteration in either of these articles ; flour is now almost entirely in the hands of the millers. Flour ..... . 18s. to 19s. per ton. Wheat ...... 7s. to 7s. 6d. per bushel. Oaf* are in great request; the smell quantity that is in the market is in the hands of Ihe dealers and corn factors, who are retailing it at from 6s. 9d. to 6s. 3d. per bushel. , Barley. — During the week about 400 bushels have been received from the interior, which met with a ready sale at from 3s. 7d. to 4s. per bushel. Good Cape bar Icy will realize 4s. per bushel wholesale, but cannot be hod in small quantities uuder Ss. per bushel. Fat CnitU of an average quality are plentiful ; the agents of the wholesale butchers have of Jale purchased largely in different parts of the interior the price per head in Sydney is from £i to X5 5s. Sheep for slaughte...

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Hobart Town Shipping [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 19 December 1842

Jljofcart Coton Sijtpputfl. Dec. 6.— Sailed the brig Dorset, for Sydney, with her cargo and passengers from Adelaide. - Dec. 7. ? Airived the schooner Emancipation, from Port Phillip with 500 sheep. Dec. 7.— Arrived the cutter Stiamrock, from Launces ton, with sundries. Dec. 7 ? Sailed the shin Uncut for the whale fisheries. Dec. 7.— Sailed the tcbooner Industry, for Port Al bert, in ballast. Dec. 7.— Sailed Ac schooner George, for I.aunceslon, in ballast. Dec. 9 ? Sailed the schooner Prince of Denmark for Portland Uayin ballast. Dec. JO ? yW-rned the brig City of Sydney, from Sydney with a general cargo. Dec. 11.— Arrived the brig Lord Hobart, from Two fold Hay. The Moffiit with troops, and Cape Packtt fur Sydney, and tbc -Lillait for Port Phillip arc on the point of sailing.

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HOBART TOWN. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 19 December 1842

HQ&MIT TOWN. Return of Grain and Flour er ported from the fort of Hobart Town, during the Week ending the 6th Decem ber 1842, Inclusive:— Nil Return of Grain and Flour, imported at the Port of Hobart Town, during the week ending the 29th Novem ber 1842.— «!t The wheat market- remains steady at from 6s. 9d. to 7s. per bushel, with wry little prospect of much advance on those rates: fine flnur at the mills, from £17 to £18 per ton; English Barley. 6s. 6d. to 7s. ; Cape ditto nominal; oats, 6s. tofis. 6d. ; potatoes 61. 10s. to 71. 10s. per ton; pressed hay 61. 10s. to 71. IOs. ; loose ditto SI. to 61. IOs ditto; vegetables in abundance and new potatoes of excellent quality 2d. per lb— Colonial Timtt.

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Ship Mails [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 19 December 1842

Sfjiu JHatls To LONDON, per Mono, on Mondav, 19th inst. To SYDNEY, per KUL Watch, oil Tuesday, 20th inst. . To SYDNEY, per Boyal Saxon, on Wednesday, the Slst instant. To LONDON, per Wtlliami on or about 30th Decem ber. To LONDON, per Aiirlaide on or about 10th January. To LONDON, per George, on or abont 20th January. St. John K. Browne, Postmaster.

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No title [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 19 December 1842

Garden.— Continue to bow crop* to come in after those sown last month { plant celery in trenches; thin, hoe. .weed, and Mir tbenound as1 before. Prune and train the summer shoots of all descriptions of fruit trees ; look for slum and grubs, and destroy them ; im mediately after * (hover is the tot time to find them. continue to taxe up duidou's roots ana dry inem lathe, ?hade; during this and 4he preceding month, allow no weeds to seed; one plant destroyed now, sa»es*nu,cb labour next season. Louden says, ' keep your eyes open to every pan bf the grounds nt-this season ; do not trust to what you are told to do in calenders, but think for yourself.'1 In Van Diemen'a Land this remark-is par ticularly applicable where io much has to be teamed. Return of Grain and Flour exported from the l'ort of Launceston, during the week ending the 3rd Decem ber, 1842, inclusive i— Wheat. 1000 bushels; Barley, 60 ditto; Flour, 26J tons. . Return* of 'Grain arid Flour Imported Into the Port of Launces...

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PORT PHILLIP. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 19 December 1842

'PORT PHILLIP. 'Land Sale.— The sale of Suburban, Urban, ?nn& Town allotments look place at the Land Office, on the 7th instant. The sale commenced at eleven o'clock, when the suburban -allotments were first put up for sale, but no offer beinir made. ?the auctioneer announced that the Suburban, South Melbourne,and Sandridge allotments were withdrawn by order of the sub-treasurer. The Urban allotments were -then i«t up, and ?realised the following prices': — Lot 1 , consisting- of. 2 acres 2 roods J(5 perches, ?realised £86 per arre, purchased bv Lieutenant JRoss Laurence, total £223 12s. * ? 2, 2 acres 3 roods 4 .perches, £74 per acre, John Airey, £205 7s. ?3, 3 acres, £75 per acre, Captain HuMon, £223. 4, 1 acres 3 ruods 8 perches, £00, S. P. Main, £118 16s. 5, 1 acre 3 roods 8 perches, £73 per aoro, James r. Palmer, £131 18s. 6, 2 acres 1 rood 24 perches, £S1 per acre, Skene Craig, £194 8s. 7, 2 acres 1 rool, £78 per acre, Dr. Thomas Black, £175 10s. 8, 2 acres 1 rood 24 p...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 19 December 1842

THE 'Launceston Courier and Teetotal Ad vocate will be published 6very Monday morning arid despatched by that day's post to all parts of the country. The terms of Subscription are 6s. Cd. per quarter, or .One Pound per annum; if paid in advance. To Advertisers. a LL Advertisements inserted in this Journal r .A. are published gratuitously in the Ldun eeetan Advertiser. All Advertisements sent from the Country must lie Jxre-paid, or they -will not Vie attended to. 'Our Terms for. Advertising. are the same as. other Launceston Journals-rrUndef twelve lines' Ss. 6d.,and 3d. a line for all above twelve, each insertion. Unless the number' of insertions be written on the manuscript, they will be continued until countermanded, and charged accordingly. fisli* 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. O?o Correspondents. AIL Communications int...

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FENTON'S FORD. Regina v. diaries Reid. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 19 December 1842

FENTON'S FORD. Segina v. Cliarlcs Reid. On Thursday, the 8 th instant, depositions were taken, at the Longford Police-office in the. celebrated case of the Queen against Charles Reid for the shutting up of Fen ton's Ford. Mr. James G. Carr, who is one ot the ' Committee (appointed by a public meeting) for maintaining a free com munication accross the South Esk River at I Fenton's Ford,' laid the information, accord ing to .the statue, made and --provided, for such cases, in his own name, but on the part of the Longford community, and the inhabitants of the district of Norfolk Plains generally. Mr. Solicitor Roclier, with his usual ability, conducted the case for the prosecution, and examined Mr. v. arr at great length, who de posed to the receiving of sundry letters and charts from the Surveyor-General, and Colo nial-Secretary, showing that the Fenton's Ford road was (and froni the earliest times of the Colony, has been) recognised by the government as a public highway. Mr. Carr far...

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