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TO THE EDITORS OF THE COURIER AND TEETOTAL ADVOCATE. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 30 January 1843
TO THE BD^TOES ro&^THE ^- COURIER AND TEETOTAL' AbyoCAfE « Accordingly, bavin); refreshed ills '(Julius Csiafrt men, previous to their setting out, lie led them once more a long and fatiguing' march across the AIdi through the extensive provinces of Gaul, to m»t .ui enemy in Spain. Indeed when I consider the amaiine length of tbe nay, and the various countries his soE diers were to pass, the mountains they had to ascend and the forests to cut through, the various climates they were to endure, and the military duties they were to undergo— while every sentinel wore seventy pounds weight of armour, that would be considered as a mo' dern man's load— while, besides this, each man wji obliged to carry with him ten days, provision upon the point of his spear, and was allowed nothing to drink but vinegar and water on the way ; when 1 con sider, 1 say, the fatigues these must have undergone' and the length of their continuance, I am struck with astonishment at their invincible patien...
IRELAND. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 30 January 1843
IRELAND. Birmingham, 8th month, (August) 23rd 1842. Respected Friends, You rightly judge that with reference to the temperance question my thoughts turn with plea sure to the present state of Ireland, once such a theatre of disorder, now sc- peaceful. I have lately, visited the south-western part of that island under circumstances every way fa vourable for ascertaining the actual results oftee totalism, and I must confess that the effects pro duced by the mighty reformation, so often report ed to have accompanied the very extensive adop tion .of the practice of total abstinence, have per fectly astonished ine. I am one of those who have sincerely rejoiced at the progress of temperance both there and everywhere else, and am free to acknowledge that previous to my jouiney thither, I never could fully realize to my mind but that the statements received from Ireland were in some measure ex aggerated. So far, however, from this being the case, 1 am not only prepared to assent to these re...
SYDNEY—January 7th. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 30 January 1843
SYDNEY— Janrarv 7lh. The transactions since last week have improved, and it is anticipated next week will be a busy one ; the re marks below are confined to actual sales. Wheat and Flour.— The flour market continues inac tive, and prices have dec ined £2 per ton. In wheat nothing has transpired. Tei.—ln this market the greatest quiet has prevailed throughout the week— the sales have not exceeded 100 chests, at 71. 5s. ; the holders do not seem inclined to accept of lower rates. The Canada, arrived at Hobart Town from China Manila, is reported to have only 400 chest:, on board, and thai of a very inferior description; she is not coming on here.
TO THE EDITORS OF THE COURIER AND TEETOTAL ADVOCATE [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 30 January 1843
TO THE EDITORS OF THE COURIER AND TEETOTAL ADVOCATE, Gentlemen, — In your number of January I6th, I see an article headed ' your society is very good for the drunkard.' This I have no doubt is generally acknowledged, .and I .cannot see how this association should tie .any hinderance to many respectable and worthy individuals from joining your ranks. If you sign the pledge (they say) people will suppose you have been drunkards. Let them suppose what they think proper, in thinking so, it -will also convince the public flint you have been able to conquer the demoralising habit : that you are firm of purpose, and that your mind is properly fortified. But who it can be that | makes this assertion, it is difficult to determine. They must have only viewed the principles of the society on the surface, to come to any such conclusion, for even in its present state, its good j effects to all classes of the community are visible to the most casual observer. I enter in to the views of the writer...
Launceston Shipping List. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 30 January 1843
aaiuitrmon ^Jtuniim a.««. ARRIVALS. January 23.— Barque Cape Packet, 358 tons, Lamb muter, from Sydney ; Henty & Co., agents. 16,000 bricks. 1 pipe nine, C. Lamb ; 16 bales, 10 cases cloth ing, 96th regiment. Passengers ? Lieutenant Tierce, Captain Bush, Adjutant Rooncy, Captain Griffiths, Assistant Surgeon, De Leslc, Quarter master Fox, Mrs. Poland 2 children, Miss and Master Griffiths, 96th rank and file. 26 woman, 46children,96lh regiment. January 27 ? Brig Henry, 107 tons, Trepurtha master, from Port Phillip; Trcgurfha, agent. Passengers,— Dr. Sailer, Mr. James 1-oyle, Mr. John Bryan. January 27 ? Brig Scout, 95 tons, Gwalkin master, from Port Phillip j Willis & Co.. a?enU. Passengers, Mr. Eddie, Mrs. and Miss Gallic, Mrs Gwatkin, Miss Dawson, Master Giralkin. January 23 ? Steamer Seakorte. 243 tons, Tullan, master, from Port I'hillip ; J. Crauford, agent. 650 sheep. 1 horse, Boyd. Passengers,— Mr. ATArtiiur, Mr. Forbes, Mr. Jackson, Thjrrms Kelly. DEPARTURES. Ja...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 30 January 1843
InpHE Launccston Courier and Teetotal Ad ? -L vocate will be published every Monday ?nomine and despatched by that day's post to all ?parts of the country. ? The terms of Subscription are Gs. Gd. per ?juarter, or One Pound per annum, if paid in ?advance. ? ^ ?' To Advertisers. I A LL Advertisements inserted in this Journal RZX are published gratuitously in the Laun meeton Advertiser. 1 All Advertisements sent from the Country must ?be pre-paid, or they will not be attended to. W Our Terms for Advertising are the same as ?-ther Launceston Journals — under' twelve'lines Bb. Gd., and 3d. a line for all above twelve, each Knsertion. Unless the number of insertions be Srritten on the manuscript, they will be continued Until countermanded, and charged accordingly. W fig^' No Advertisement, received after four Si'clock on Saturday afternoon, can be inserted in ?he following Monday's publication, and none Kan be withdrawn after twelve o'clock on thefore poingday. ? ^ I To Correspondents. I ...
Ship Mails. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 30 January 1843
Sljip fHails. To VALPARAISO, per Royal Sovereign, on Monday, 30th instant. To PORTLAND BAY, per Amity, o* Wednesday, tbe 1st February. To MAURITIUS, per Timlo, Friday, 3rd February. To LONDON, per George, on Friday, the 10th Feb. To LONDON, per Thomat Harrison, on or about 20th February. To LONDON, per Cecilia, on or about 1st March. St. John E. Browne, Portmaiter.
Hobart Town Shipping. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 30 January 1843
$0&art gfoton Snipping. January 20*— Armed the ship Garlar.d Grove, 485 tons, Forwan master, from Woolwich 2nd October, with 183 female prisoners, W. Bland, Esq., SurgeonSu perintendent. Passengers, — Miss Anne M'Laren, Miss £liza Grindrod. January 20 ? Arrived the barque Vermont, 292 tons, Olmy master, from United States, with sperm and black oil. January 20. — Arrived the ship Harmonie, Vasselin master, from Peche a la Baliere, with 2300 barrels black and 30 barrels sperm oil. January 20 ? Arrived the btig Diana, from Twofold Bay, with sheep. January 21) ? Arrived the ship Chelsea, J. Potts master, from New London, with 2050 barrels black oil, and bone. January £0 ? Arrived the schooner Flying Squirrel, from Port Phillip, with 220 sheep. January 29 ? Arrived the schooner Black Dog, (torn Cane of Good Hope, with wine, &c. January 21. — Arrived the schooner Princeof Denmark, from Portland Bay, with 500 sheep. January 21.— Sailed the ship Manehe. for the whaling groun...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 6 February 1843
FEMALE FACTORY, Bobcat Tom.— Under colonial sentence 22; solitary conOnement 42; nursing children 6; nurses, laundress, servants, cooks, &c 9; in the sick ward 29; lying-in women 3; number in the first class 79; ditto in the second class 143; ditto ditto in the third class 145; sentenced to tbe wash-tub 115; diuo per WmerlytS total number of women 630; children under one 6; ditto under two years, 3; total number of children 9. JOHN HUTCH1NSON, Superintendent. BRANCH FACTORY, Bndfeldi — Number of women assignable, for Hobart Town, 146; ditto for the interior, 30 ; Total number, 176. GEORGE BROOKS, Suptrixtendad. FEMALE FACTORY, LniiMwton-Under colo nial sentence S ; solitary confinement 3 ; confined by order of the magistrates 92 ; nursing children 10; sentenced to the wash-tub 9; servants, cooks &c 5; in the hospital 9; sick in the house of correction 7; women assignable in, Launceston 67; ditto in the country, 2 ; ditto per Royal Admiral 2 ; total number of women 20...
SYDNEY PRICE CURRENT. PROVISIONS. £ & d. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 6 February 1843
SVONE7 FS.XCS CURRENT. PROVISIONS. X S. a. I Irish Beef, per tierce ? 7 7 1 1 M«ss Pork, prime Irish, per barrel ..661 g Hamburgh ? 4 10 0 1 M ess Beef (nominal) ? None. I Hums ? English, per lb ? 0 1 3 I Westphalia ? 0 0 10 I Butter .... Irish, per lb ? 0 1 0 I Dutch ? None. I Cheese ? Cheshire, per lb. ? 0 2 0 E Gloster ? None. I Pine ? 0 1 6 I Dutch ? 0 0 8 1 Herrings .. Red ? 0 0 0 1 Pickled ? 1 1 0 I Cod ? Newfoundland ? None. S iJUUAWi English .. Refined, per lb ? 0 0 10 Manilla .. First quality, per (on .... SO 0 0 Bourbon ? None. Java ? None. Siam ? None.. GRAIN AND FLOUR. Rice ? Patna,perbag ? 1 12 0 Java/perlb.?. ? 0 OH Carolina ? None. Wheat .... Derwent, per bushel. . . . ') Valparaiso ? - Nominal. Colonial ? * Barley .... British ? None. Oats ? Ditto ? None. Oatmeal .. Per lb ? 0 0 4 Flour .... 1st sort, per 100 lbs. 20s. to 1 1 » Secondditto ? lBs.to 0 18 J Thirdditto ? 15».to 0 16 0 American, per barrel .... 1 1° ' Printcdandpublisliedfor the proprietor, by J ohK Knio...
LAUNCESTON PRICE CURRENT. CORRECTED TO FEBRUARY 4, 1843. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 6 February 1843
Z.A.VJNTCESTON P&ICS CVSBSlifc CORRECTED TO FBBBUARr 4, 1848.1 £ t. d. .£?- j Rick- «*- -jf.* Patna...bagofl681bs. 16 0 1 ib n Java ? a a Metals — Iron, assorted... per ton 11 0 0 U' o o Copper, sheathing, perlb 0 18 0 2 o Zinc, rolled . . . .per ton (scarce) . - Lead, rolled . . . . ' 28 0 0 33 0 a Paint Oil— Boiled ? per gallon 0 6 0 o n Raw ? ' 0 6 0 0 7 ti Turpentine in cans ' 0 S 6 0 l-- n Soap— « ,' London, Hawes..per ton 48 0 60 o n Liverpool ? ''MOO 42 0 ft Mustard ? per bottle 0 14 U 2 u Vinegar ? per gall. 0 2 6 0 a » Pickles ? ' 0 16 0 2 n Honey, English, per lb. Colonial ? 0 0 o n Sundries — Rope, Europe, .per cwt. 3 0 0 i i „ Manilla ? ' 2 6 0 8 o o Coir ? ' U Canvas ? ' White Lead, ground in kegs ? per cwt. 2 2 0 2 0 n Black Paint. .. ' 2 0 0 0 0 0 Green Paint... ' 2 10 0 0 0 o Tar, Stockholm., parrel 1 10 0 0 0 u American ? ' Coal ? ' 10 0 I 10 o Pitch ? « 2 0 0 0 0 0 Oil, shooks ? ' 2 10 0 0 0 o Deal Plank, Norway, ft. 0 0 8} 0 0 0 Ametrican 0 0 0 0 1 u Gunpo...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 6 February 1843
Ihe first Productions in the World for THE HAIR! THE SKIN ! ! THE TEETH ! ! I ROfFLAND'S MACASSAR Oil., A VEGETABLE PRODUCTION. THE only article that produces and restores HAIR: also WHISKERS, MUSTAS CHIOS, and EYE-RROWS ; prevents Hair from falling off or turning grey to the latest period of life ; changes grey hair to Its original colour — frees it from scurf, and makes it beau tifully SOFT, CURLY, and GLOSSY. In dress ing HAIR, it keeps it firm in the curl, uninjured by damp weather, crowded rooms, the dance, or in the exercise of riding. To Children, it is invalu able, as it lays a foundation for a BEAUTIFUL HEAD OF HAIR. On Purchasing (BEWARE OF COUNTER FEITS!!) ask for ' Rowland's Macassae Oil' — and see that those words are on the en velope, with the Signature and Address, thus — A. ROWLAND &. SON, 20. Hatton Garden, London. Counter-signed ALEX. ROWLAND. To ensure the genuine article, see that the words ' Rowland's Macassar Oil,' are engraven on the back of the envelo...
THE LAUNCESTON COURIER AND TEETOTAL ADVOCATE. MONDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 1843. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 6 February 1843
the launceston courier teetotaiTadvocate. MONDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 1843. ' Evil habits are so br from growing wester from repeated . . ** attempti to overcome them, that If th. v ire not totally sub ' dued every struggle Increases their strength ; and a habit ?? opposed and victorious, Is more than twice as strong as before ' the contest. Tbe manner in which thoie who are weary of ' their trranny endeavour to escape from them, appears bv the ' event to be generally wrong ; they try to loose their chains ' and 'to retreat by the same degrees at they advanced, but ' before the deliverance can be completed, bablt it sure to ' throw new chains upon ber fugitive. Nor can nny hope to '? escape but those who, by an effort sudden and violent, burst /' Jielr shackles at once, and leave her at a distance.' Da. Swcei Jomisro. The late hour at which we received the com munication from Hobart Town, respecting the proceedings of certain ' Young Gentlemen,' \ precludes us from commenting thereon in our...
SYDNEY—January 7th. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 6 February 1843
SVDKEY-^Tiwtrary 7«*. The transactions since last week have improved, and it is anticipated neit week will be a busy one ; the re marks below are confined to actual sales. Wheat and Flour. — The flour market continues inac tive, and prices have dec.ined i'2 per ton. In wheat nothing has transpired. Tea.— Id this market the greatest quiet has prevailed throughout Ihe week— the sales have not exceeded 100 chests, at 71. 5s. ; tbe holders do not seem inclined to accept of lower rales. The Canada, arrived at Hobart Town from China Manila, is reported to have only 400 chest* on board, and that of a very inferior description; the is not coming on here.
TO THE EDITORS OF THE COURIER AND TEETOTAL ADVOCATE. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 6 February 1843
TO THE EDITORS OP THE COURIER AND TEETOTAL ADVOCATE. Gentlemen, — In looking over an English periodical, I mnt with the following paragraph, headed with — ' Very like an Anti-Teetotaller.' 'It is related of Galileo, who invented the tele scope witb which he observed the satelites of Ju piter, that he invited a man who was opposed to him, to look through h that he might observe Jupiter's moons. The man positively refused, saying, ' if' I should see them, bow could I main tain the opinions which 1 bave advanced against your philosophy V This is the case with many. They will not look at the truth. They will not hear it, for fear that the arguments which they have framed will be destroyed, and they may be obliged to give up their vicious indulgences.' To which of your readers Gentlemen, this may apply, I leave them each to judge for themselves. But Galileo met with more unreasonable treatment than this. He was apprehended by the Inquisitors, and kiken before the judges, where he was com...
HOBART TOWN. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 6 February 1843
HOB ART TOWN. Return of Grain and Flourexportcd from tbe Port of Hobart Town, during the week ending the 2-kh January 1843, inclusive :— Hour, 3 tons. Barley, 600 bushels. Return of Grain and Flour, imported at the Port of Hobart Town, during the week ending the 24ih January 1843.— Flour, 3 tons. There is no alteration in the market prices of colonial produce since our last: the highest pi ice given for wheat is 6s 9d. ; oats, 5s. to 5s. 6d. ; English barley, 5s. 9d. to 6s. ; Cape ditto, 2s. 9d. to 3s. ; pressed hay, 51. 10s, ; loose diuo, 41. to 41. 10s. ; potatoes, 61. 10s. to 81. 10s. ; onions, l£s. to 20s. per cwt. ; cabbages, Is. 6i to 2s. per j dozen ; carrots iOs. per cwt. ; eggs Is. 9d to 2s per J dozen; ducks 4*. to 5s. per couple; fowl* Ss. to 4s. per couple ; gease, 6s. to 7s. each ; turkeys, 6s. to Ss. diuo ; fresh butter Is. 9d. to 2s per lb.
TO THE EDITORS OF THE COURIER AND TEETOTAL ADVOCATE. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 6 February 1843
TO THE KDITOnS OF THK COURIER AND TEETOTAL ADVOCATE. Gentlemen,— On ray way home from even ing worship on sabbath last, I saw in the street one of those melancholy spectacles, which are calculated to arouse our sympathies — a drunken woman between two constables on their way to the watch-house. It bad indeed this effect upon my mind, and my thoughts immediately fixed upon your philanthropic efforts to stay tbe progress of those humiliating occurrences. Aud seeing tbe street thronged with persons, who like myself had been closing tbe sabbath in sweet comiuuuion witb each other at the house of prayer, an invol untary ejaculation escaped my lips, and these men have religious opponents, knowing its truth my mind was perplexed to find out any reasonable objection the Christian could have to the propaga tion of your principles, and tbe more I study tbe subject, tbe more I am at a loss to answer the question. Even was this scene a solitary instance of tbe misery produced by using inebriati...
Launceston Market. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 6 February 1843
Xiaunceston market. Return of Grain and t lour exported from the Port of Launceston, during the week endingthe2lst January (843, inclusive ? Flour, 2 tons. Wheat, 2687 bushels. Oats, 770 ditto. Barley, 135 bushels. Keturn of Grain and Flour imported into the Port of Launceston, during the week ending the I2st Jan uary 1843 ? NO. Ho improvement in the wheat market has been ma nifested, although we have been confidently informed that a rise must necessarily in a shurt time take place Tbe source from whence we derire our information upon this subject, is, we believe authentic, and so soon as, we are satisfied as to its correctness we shall giie publicity to the statements in our possession^ Flour. — A reduction in this article has taken place at the Union Steam fllills during tbe week, as will be seen above. Bread ? l'he bakers continue to supply their cus tomers with bread at 6d., the 41b. loaf. Wheat. — Holders of wheat cannot dispose of any for cash, price merely nominal, 5s. per bu...