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LAUNCESTON PRICE CURREMT OCRRECTED TO DECEMBER 31, 1842. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 9 January 1843
1ATTNCESTOH PRX0B CWBa5»T OCRBECTED TO DECEMBER 31, I842. Rick- ''** ^-M Patna...bagofl681bs. 16 0 1 lo t) Metals — Iron, assorted... per ton 11 0 0 14 o n Copper, sheathing, per lb 0 13 0 2 n Zinc, rolled . . . .per ton (gcarce) Lead, rolled.... « B8 0 0 32 0 o Paint Oil— ' U-iiied ? per gallon 0 5 0 0 n Raw ? « 0 6 0 0 7 o Turpentine in cans ' 0 8 6 0 12 o Soap — London, Hawes..per ton 48 0 60 6 0 Liverpool ? ' 35 0 0 42 0 0 Mustard ? .per bottle 0 14 0 2 n Vinkgar ? per gall. 0 2 0 0 3 n Honey, English, per lb. Colonial ? 0 0 0 1 n J Sundries— ' ' Rope, Europe, .per cwt. 3 0 0 4 4 n Manilla ? « 2 6 0 3 0 0 Coir ? ' Canvas ? ' White Lead, ground in kegs........ uer cwt. 2 2 0 2 6 0 Black Paint. .. ' 9 » o -i r, ? Green Paint... « 2 10 0 0 o 0 Tar, Stockholm ..oarrel 1 10 0 0 0 o American ? ' -.pf1 ? ' ioo i io o £?*??; ? 2oo ooo Oil, shooks ? « 2 10 0 0 0 0 Deal Plank, Norway, ft. 0 0 3| 0 0 0 Ametrican 0 0 0 0 1 o Gunpowder, biasing lb. 0 0 0 O l ,\ canister '020 050 glass....' 0...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 9 January 1843
BIRTH. — At Campbell Town, on the 30th December, &nbsp; the widow of the late THEOPHILUS SWIFTE, Esq., of &nbsp; a daughter. MARRIED. — On the 2nd instant, at Trinity Church, Brisbane-street, by the Rev. P. PALMER, Mr. WILLIAM EVANS, late chief officer of the barque Sir Charles Napier, to MISS MARIA MATILDA &nbsp; OUTRIDGE, of Hobart Town, Van Diemen's Land. DIED — On the 15th December, 1842, at Montford Cottage, Lower Clyde, after a short illness, Charles Bullen Sussex Bromley, aged fourteen, youngest son of the late Dr. Bromley, R. N., formerly Naval Offi- cer of this Colony, much regretted by all friends to whom his kind and affectionate disposition had en- deared him.
SOUTH AUSTRALIA—December 2nd. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 16 January 1843
SOUTH AUSTRALIA— December ?nd. Stock and Wool Sales.— Mr. Bentbam Ncales sold on Saturday last, several cows from £5 I5s. to £7 7s., 1000 ewes averaged 6s. lid, and 9 horses from £20 to 52; and on Thursday last, 6 working bullocks and dray i'5B unwashed wool 4Jd. to 6d. washed 7Jd. to 9d. City cf Aldaide Cattle Market ? The threatning aspect of the atmosphere this morning we persume prevented the attendance of our usual supply of cattle. Messrs Metcalf and Randall, bad a few very tine sheep, but no tales could be effected at the prices asked. Total at Markut-oxen. 14, £6 to )£8 cows 6, £6 to £'. 7s. ; ?beep, 33, 6s: to 15s. ; lambs, 50, 5s. to 7s.
Calender for January. MOON'S CHANGES. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 16 January 1843
Calender for January. hook's changes. Jan. 1.— New moon 41). SOin. morning. 9. — First quarter Sh. 49m. morning. 16. — Full moon 6li. 15m. afternoon. 23 —Last quarter, lOh. 49m. morning. 3O.~Ne« moon, 9h. 49m. afternoon. SUN RISES SUN SETS. Jan. 12— Thursday, 32m. past 4. 28m. past 7. 13— Friday, 33iri. past 4. 27m. past 7. 14— Saturday, 34m. past 4. 2Cm. past 7. 15— Sunday,' 35m. past 4. 25m. past 7. 16— Monday, 36m. past 4. 24m. past 7. 17— Tuesday, 37m. past 4. 23m. past 7. 16— Wednesday, 36m. past 4. 22m. past 7.
THE MARKETS. CATARACT MILL. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 16 January 1843
THS MAHK.BTS. Cataract Mill. t. d. Fine Flour ? 16 0 per 100 ft*. 20 per cent. ? 16 0 ditto. 12 per cent. ? 14 0 ditto. Bran ? 1 0 per SO lbs. Pollard ? 16 ditto. Wheat, Tram Ss. 6d. to - - - 6 6 per 60 lbs. Union Steam Mills. ,. a. t. rf. i. «. ?? -*. Wheat... ? fi 0@ 6 6 , Oats ? 4 0 @ 6 6 Hurley ? 6 0., 7 6 Maize ? -.. 0 0 „ 0 0 Pollard ? 1 8 ., C | Bran ? 1 0 „ 0 0 Flour first quality - - 17i) Ditto, second ditto - - 15?. -per20001b» Dido, third ditto ? - 13/. j SimVlv Mills. .. d I. d. Wheat ? S 6 to 6 6 Oats ? 4 0 4 3 Barley ? 50 5 6 Fine Flour ? 18 0 Seconds ? 16 0 Thirds ? 13 0
HOBART TOWN. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 16 January 1843
HODAKT TOWN. Return of Grain and Flourcxported from the Port of iHobart Town, during the week ending the 27th Decem 'ber 1842, inclusive:— Flour. 6 tons. Wheat, 1197 ? bushels. Return of Grain and Flour, imported at the Port of Hobart Town, during the week ending the 27th Decem ber 1842.— Nit. The price of wheat continues without alteration. There has not been much brought to market during the last few days, and no sales have been effected at a higher rate then 7s. Fine flour at the mills, ±'17: oats 4s. to 6s.; English barley, 6s. ; Cape ditto, 4s. to 4s. (id.; loose hay £3 10s. to £4 IOs. ; pressed ditto, £& to £b 10s. ; potatoes, £1 to £6 ? Col. Times.
No title [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 16 January 1843
Garden ? Save various seeds at this season, and throughout the summer, as they ripen. It is advisihle, in most cases, to grow enough of one kind in a year, to last for ihree or four years. Put the seeds in bogs, and hang them up inside a house, in a free circulation of air. Hoe, thin, and stir the surface wherever necessary, among nil descriptions of crops. Take up shallots, &., and dry I hem for winter use. Prune, thin, and regulate all the summer shoots or your trees. I his also applies to »ines,— the bunches of choice kinds may be thinned with a pair of Ecissars, and the sun and light allowed to reach them. Continue taking up bulbs as they go out of flower. Eradicate all buds the moment they appear ; jceep the surface always fresh, and rather rough, never smooth and battered. It is better to hate little clods «nd knots of earth, than to have a naked and dug sur face as smooth as a (able. In that state it is more fa vorable Tor the admission of air, heat, and water to the ...
TASMANIAN TEETOTAL SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 16 January 1843
TASMANIAN TEETOTAL SOCIETY. The usual meeting was held on Tuesday even ing, when thero was a numerous and orderly attendance. Mr. Sherwin opened the meeting by reading a variety of extracts from English papers, demon strative of the rapid strides which teetotalism was making in the mother country. He also com mented upon the traffic in intoxicating liquors, and the immorality which, in his opinion, those were guilty of, who* pandered to the depraved ap petite of a drunkard, and supplied him with that which they well knew was hastening his destruc tion. Mr. Sherwin stated the gratifying fact, that since the Festival, about 150 members had signed the pledge. Mr. Ballard deposed to the good effects he had experienced from teetotalism ; lie had been en gaged in reaping, sheep-shearing, sawing, and labour of all kinds, and found himself better able to undergo fatigue than when he was a moderate drinker. Mr. Rich spoke principally of temperance in America, and Elated that he knew a neighb...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 16 January 1843
GEORGE TOWN REGATTA. ill Meeting held at the Port Office, George A Town, on the 24th December last, Lieut. M. C. Friend. R. N. ia the chair, it was unani mously resolved — That a Regatta should take place at George Town, on Tuesday, the 17th January, 1843. The fallowing gentlemen were chosen as Com mittee to carry the arrangements into effect: — Lieut. M.C. Friend, R.N. James Barrett. Dr. Smith. Thomas Dryburgh. E. Whiting. Theodore Davis. Umpire, M. C. Friend. Treasure); Mr. Dryburgh. Prizes will be given for first-class sailing yachts, not exceeding thirty feet keel. Second class not exceeding twenty-one feet keel. Gigs pulled by amateurs. Whaleboats. Wood Boats. Fishermens' Boats. Dingies to be sculled. P DUDGEON, Secretary. George Town, January 2, 1843. \\T ANTED to borrow, on irood landed secu VV rity, the 6um of £750. For particulars apply to A.DOUGLAS, Launceston. Jan. 5. Solicitor. WOOL. NOTICE.— Parties desirous of obtaining ad vances on the clip of the present season, or w...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 16 January 1843
SALES BY AUCTION, (Continued from first page.) TO BE SOLD BY PUBLIC AUCTION, Mr. B. Francis, At his General Sale, on MONDAY, the 16th January, at one o'clock, mWO TONS FINE AND SECONDS FLOUR JL A quantity of striped shirts Cloth trowsurs and blue jackets 2 handsome time pieces.' Terms at sale. TO BE SOLD BY PUBLIC AUCTION, Sy BEr, J- C. tTnderwood, At the Royal Exchange Auction Mart, on THURSDAY, the 19th instant, at one o'clock, ONE CASE CHECK CAMBRIC HAND KERCHIEFS 1 ditto coloured cotton drill 1 ditto sewed ladies' collars Imitation French cambric handkerchiefs Book muslin Oil cloth Thumb blue Boy's caps Ladies' Tuscan, Leghorn, and Dunstable bonnet* 1 case London made cutlery, consisting of seta of ivory handled knives and forks, with carvers, &c, complete, and very superior pocket knives 1 cask crockery ware, consisting of small dinner and tea sets, and other articles ' ?* 1 very superior eight day clock with steel chains 1 set of handsome paper Macbie trays 1 mahogany ...
SYDNEY PRICE CURRENT. PROVISION £ & d. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 16 January 1843
SYDNEY PRICE CVXtSBNT. PROVISIONS. £ J. d. Irish Beef, per tierce . „ ? 7 7 1 Mess Pork, prime Irish, per barrel . . 6 6 1 Hamburgh ? 4,10 0 Mess Beef (nominal) ? None. Hams ? English, per lb. ? 0 1 3 Westphalia ? ^. 0 0 10 Butter ? Irish, per lb. ? 0 1 0 Dutch ? - None.' Cheese .... Cheshire, per lb ? 020 Gloster ? None. Pine ? : ? Old J-utch ? 0 0 * Herrings .. Red ? *.-. 0 0 0 Pickled. ........ ? ... I 4.0 Cod ? Newfoundland ....... . . 'None.' SU61RB. English .. Refined, perlb ? 0 0 10 Manilla .. First quality, per ton .... 20 0 0 Bourbon ? None. Java ............................ None. Siam .». ? None. GRAIN AND FLOUR. . : :. - Rice .... Patna, -per bag-; ...... . . . 1 12: o .Java, perlb.. .,,......,. O'iO:li .Carolina i; .. .V. i;.' ;.',..- ?None.' Wheat . ... Derwent, per bushel .-..}-: s?-' ? Valparaiso-,. , .;..»-,.. 4 Nowbal. : :.-.., Colonial.. . *.. .Y..;;..?1-' Mi Barley . ... British .'.... . . . . . . .... ; Npne; Oats. .....Ditto..... ............. None; Oatmeal .. P...
CIVIL SITTINGS. Jury—J. Atkinson, George Fisher, John Griffiths, A. M'Naughten. Wednesday, January 11. Orr v. Guillan. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 16 January 1843
Civil Sittings. Jury— 3. Atkinson, George Fisher, John Griffiths, A. M'Naughten. Wednesday, January 11. Orr v. Guillan. Struck off, no one appearing for plaintiff or defendant Burmester and Brother ». Connolly. For plaintiff, the Attorney- General, solicitor, Mr. Walford. For defendant, Mr. Macdowell, solicitors, Messrs. Gleadow and Henty. This was an action of assutnpsit, for the recovery of a sum of money, being the balance due on sundry consign ments, and also Tor interest thereon. The plaintiffs are merchants in London, acting through their agents here, Messrs. Horradaile & Co. The defendant paid into court the amount of principal, £246 18s. 9d ; but plain tin's claimed interest upon that and other sums realised upon consignments, in consequence of their not having been remitted within a reasonable time. The periods of the arrival and disposal of goods, and the respective dates at which remittances had been made were proved by the account current. The defence was, that t...
LAUNCESTON PRICE CURRENT. CORRECTED TO JANUARY 14, 1843. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 16 January 1843
XAVNCESTON PRICE CVRRiMrl CORRECTED TO^JANUAR^sW, !&($! --if I ^ WhoUiale. JtttaO. Rice— Patna...bagofl68Ibs. 16 0 1 10 0 Java.... s ?« Metals— Iron, assorted., .per ton 11 0 0 14 0 t) Copper, sheathing, per lb 0 13 0 2 0 Zinc, rolled . . . .per ton ? (scarce) Lead,rolled ? «- 28 0 0 32 0 0 Paint Oil — Boiled ? per gallon 0 6 0 0 0 Raw ? ' 0 6 0 0 7 0 Turpentine in cans ' 0 8 6 0 12 0 Soap— London, Hawes..per ton 48 0 56 0 0 Liverpool ? ' 35 0 0 42 0 0 Mustard ? per bottle 0 14 0 2 0 Vinegar ? per gall. 0 2 6 0 3 o Pickles ? ' 0 16 0 2 6 Honey, English, per 1b. Colonial ? 0 0 0 1 0 Sundries — ' Rope, Europe, .per cwt. 3 O 0 4 4 0 Manilla ? f 250 8 0 u Coir ? « Canvas ? ' '' ? . White Lead, ground in kegs ? .UP-rcwt. 2 2 0 2 0 0 Black Paint. „ ' 2 0 0 0 0 0 Green Paint... ' 2 10 0 0 0 0 Tar, Stockholm ..uarrel 1 10 0 0 0 o American ? ' Coal ? ' 10 0 1 10 0 Pitch ? ' 2 0 0 0 0 0 Oil, shooks ? ' 2 10 0 0 0 0 Deal Plank, Norway, ft. 0 0 3| 0 0 ,u Anietncau 0 0 0 0 10 Gunpowder, ...
SYDNEY—December 30th. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 16 January 1843
SYDNEY— December 30th. Wheat..— We have had a large supply from the country during ibe week, twenty loads having paid dues at Campbell-street Corn Market, and prices have ranged much the same as before-6s. Cd. being the highest price given for the very best samples. f /our.— Nothing unusual has occurred in Ibis market of late. The millers are firm at the following quota tions:— Fine Flour ? 18s. to 19s. Valparaiso ? 16s. to 17s. Seconds ? 14s. to 15s. Bstlon ? 12s. to 13s. Bran, Is. 6d. to Is. 8d. ... per bushel. No. I biscuit ...... 24s. per cwt. No. 2 biscuit - ? )9s. per cwt. Bread.— The best bread is 4d. per 21b. loaf. That which is light and made from inferior flour is 3d. per 21b. loaf. Oattare now more plentiful than they have been for some weeks post; the prices given to the growers are from 4t. 3d. to 4s. 9d. per bushel ; the retailers are charging from 5s. to &s. €d. per bushel. Afoi-« is becoming plentiful, and as several loads have been received from the interior...
Thursday January 12th. Regina v. Goodwin. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 16 January 1843
Thursday January 12th. Retina v. Goodwin. Jury :— J. Raven, \V. Fletcher, J R. Bateman, W. C.Turner, J. Roberts, J. H. Campbell, R. Brat.d, M. O'Meara, W. Morrison, R. Lambeth, W. 'Williamson, L. Lahghavn. William Lushinirton Goodwin appeared to an swer a criminal information filed against him, at the suit, of William Stammers Button, for having published a false, scandalous, and malicious libel of, and respecting the prosecutor, in the Cornwall Chronicle, of the I6th April. Mr. Macdowell conducted the prosecution ; the defendant appeared in person. His Honor enquired of Mr. Goodwin if lie had any counsel, aud having received a reply in the negative, said, ' he was sorry lor it.' Mr. Macdowell stated the case to the Jury. He appeared as counsel for prosecuting a criminal in formation, which charged the defendant, who ap peared personally before them, with having print ed and published a false, scandalous, and malici ous libel upon William Stammers Button, intend ing to bring the sai...
Ship Mails [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 16 January 1843
a-fttp iHatio To SYDNEY. p?r Soeratn. on Monday, 16ih inn. To i'OHl LAND BAT, |ier Richard Mount, on Tbecday. Kill init. To LONDON, per Adelaide, on Thursday, 19th inst. To LONDON, pur Williams, on Friday, 20th instant. To LONDON, per Gcoroe, on or about 1st February. To LONDON, per momai Harmon, un or about 6th February. St. John K. Hkowne, Pott matter.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 16 January 1843
rnHE Launceston Courier and Teetotal Ad I vacate will be published every Monday morning and despatched by that day's post to all parts ofthe country. The terms of Subscription are 6s. -M. per quarter, or One Pound per annum, if paid jd advance. To Advertisers. A LL Advertisements inserted in this Journal _£__ are published gratuitously in the Laun~ ceeton Advertiser. All Advertisements sent from the Country must be pre-paid, or they will not be attended to. Our Terms for Advertising are the same as other Launceston Journals — under twelve lmes 3s 6d and 3d. a line for all above twelve, each insertion. Unless the number of insertions be ?written on the manuscript, they w«H he continued until countermanded, and charged accordingly. . g3§° 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 Correspondents. ALL Communications intended for ins...
THE DOCTORS BECOMING WISER. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 16 January 1843
THE DOCTORS BECOMING WISER. The following extracts are from an excellent work by the late -eminent Dr. Cheyne, of Dublin, entitled ' A Letter on the Effects of Wi7ies and Spirits, as productivt of Disease,' published in 1829. We indulge the hope that there will vet be a continued increase of wis dom amongst the faculty, and as a conse quence that the use of alcoholic beverages will be increasingly discarded. ' The benefits which have been supposed to flow from their (wiueB and spirits) liberal use in medicine, and especially in those diseases which were once universally, and are still vulgarly, sup posed to depend upon mere weakness, have in vested these agents with attributes to which they have no claim ; and hence as we physicians no longer employ them as we were wont to do, we ought not to rest satisfied with a mere acknow ledgment of error ; but we ought also to make every retribution in our power, for having so long . upheld onc-of the most fatal delusions which ever took posse...