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PORT PHILLIP. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Examiner — 17 August 1842
PORT PHILLIP. MANTON'S MILLS. — FIour, first, 22s. per 100 lbs. ; second, 20s, per ditto ; ration, 17s. per ditto ; 1s. per 100lbs. allowed for cash. WHEAT, 6s. to 7s. per bushel of 60lbs. MAIZE, 6s. to 7s. per bushel. BRAN, 2s. 6d. per 20lb. — July 29. SOUTH AUSTRALIA. COLONIAL PRODUCE. — Wheat, 7s. 6d. to 9s. per bushel ; fine flour, £27 to £30 per ton ; seconds ditto, £20 ; bran, 1s. 3d. to 1s. 8d. per bushel ; barley, 4s. to 5s. ditto ; oats, 7s. to 8s. ditto ; maize, 5s. to 7s. ditto ; potatoes, £9 to £12. STOCK. — Fat wethers, 10. to 15s. ; ewes, 14s. to 20s. ; lambs, 8s. to 10s. ; cattle, £7 to £10 ; dairy cows £8 to £12 ; goats, 10s: to 30s. ; working bullocks, £14 to £20 per pair ; horses £20 to £60 each. — July 23.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Examiner — 17 August 1842
THE HOBART TOWN GAZETTE. Friday, August 12, 1842. &nbsp; COLONIAL SECRETARY'S OFFICE, August 11, 1842. &nbsp; Memoranda of Conditional Pardon have been ordered for the following persons until her Ma- &nbsp; jesty's pleasure be known :— John Courtney, Sophia ; John Carter, Sarah ; John Eason, Blenheim ; Samuel Gibson, Eden ; James Galavin, Bengal Merchant ; Daniel Hunt, Argyle ; James Irons, ditto ; Jos. Isles, Isabella ; William Henry Littlewood, Frances Charlotte ; Pamela Metcalfe, Westmoreland ; Sarah Nichol- son, Jane ; Peter Porter, Argyle ; Robert Par- sons, Strathfieldsay ; Hugh Sandilands, South- worth (2) ; James Swaine, Argyle ; Isaac Sand- ford, William Glen Anderson ; William Wilson, Sarah ; John Wainbridge, ditto ; Stephen Wil- liams, Clyde. Memoranda of Free Pardon have been ordered for the following persons until Her Ma- Majesty's pleasure be known :— John Chapman, Asia (3) ; Frederick Seville, Governor Ready ; Ann Broughton, America ; Thos. Rob...
ADVANTAGES OF THE INSTITUTION. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Examiner — 20 August 1842
ADVANTAGES OF THE INSTITUTION. A subscribed capital in England, afford ing perfect security, which, being partially invested in this colony, will contribute to instead of detracting fiom the profits of the company, as is the case of the English so cleties, who pay a higher rate of interest to the shareholders than is yielded by their investments. The trustees are in possession of ample funds within the colony to meet losses when they shall occur, which funds will be from tino to time increased by further re mittances from the company in England, and by the investment of colonial pre miums. Rates of premium lower than those of the companies which do not offer participation in profits, and very much lower than have befbre boon offered in this colony. Participation, to the one thousand policy holders of the oldest dates for the time being, iu profits, to the extent of one-half, including. those of the annuity branch, which in England airo very considerable. Thus the assurer may make a ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Examiner — 20 August 1842
SHIPPING. FOR BAY OF ISLANDS, PORT ABERCROMBIE, and AUCK- &nbsp; LAND, NEW ZEALAND. — The fine new smack, ALPHA, Captain Robertson, will sail for the above ports in about eight days. For freight or passage, apply to the cap- tain on board, or to CONNOLLY & CO. August 13. Cattle Farms, with Stock, and Forest Farms for Cultivation, to be Let by the Van Die- men's Land Company. THE company continue to grant leases of their land at the Surrey and Hamp- shire Hills, Emu Bay, and Circular Head, upon the terms and conditions already ad- vertised. In addition to other advantages they are prepared to hold that of a market on the spot to their tenants, and offer to take all the produce grown by them for the ensuing seven years, at the following prices, on de- livery at their stores at Emu Bay and Cir- cular Head ; viz.— Black potatoes, five guineas per ton ; other qualities, four pounds ten shillings ; wheat seven shillings per bushel of sixty pounds ; barley, Eng- lish, six s...
LAUNCESTON EXAMINER, Saturday, August 20, 1842. MECHANICS' INSTITUTE. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Examiner — 20 August 1842
LAUNCESTON EXAMINER, &nbsp; Saturday, August 20, 1842. MECHANICS' INSTITUTE. THE lecture of Mr. Harvey was, upon the whole, highly creditable to him ; and had it been chargeable with much greater faults than we could perceive, we should pass them by. When gentlemen appear in public, at the solicitation of the institute, their efforts are entitled, not only to a candid, but a generous representation ; and it must be on other than public grounds that they are misrepresented and exposed to ridicule. We have heard every lecture but one delivered, and we feel no hesitation in declaring our belief, that no town of the same date could furnish a more useful and intelligent list of lecturers, than have appeared on our own. Mr. Harvey's closing remarks were cer- tainly just ; but we venture our opinion, that the importance given to newspaper detraction, by a notice, is impolitic and unwise. The opinion expressed, to which reference was made, is the opinion of an individual, not of the...
ADMINISTRATION PAST AND PRESENT [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Examiner — 20 August 1842
ADMINISTRATION PAST AND PRESENT THE Review and Hobart Town Adver- tiser are engaged in canvassing the re- spective merits of the late Governor and and Sir John Franklin, We cannot admit the colour and uncandid representation of Colonel Arthur's character ; although he was not entitled to unqualified praise, he certainly deserves, and possesses, the mea- sured esteem of a large and independent portion of our community. Col. Arthur was a gentleman of large capacity, and possessed firmness bordering on obstinacy. That he was corrupt, has been asserted by his enemies ; but those instances adduced, are such as arise in any protracted admi- nistration. That he was attentive to his own interests may be admitted ; it has not, however, been shown that they were op- posed to the general interests of the country. Many of the acts of Colonel Arthur's government were liable to excep- tion ; but so were the acts of the colo- nists, by which they were provoked. Col. Arthur despised the press ; but...
PROFESSIONAL AGAIN. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Examiner — 20 August 1842
PROFESSIONAL AGAIN. THE medical gentlemen, who have sig- nalised their valour in attempting to de- grade a successful practitioner, appear to perform duty in rotation, but as their sepa- rate arms do not seem to take effect, we should recommend them to form a medical society, and then fire in platoons. Dr. Hutchison, who has no local habitation, and who is about to pass into the cold atmosphere of the Horn, has exhibited amazing ardour in a quarrel with which he has no visible concern. It would have been much more satisfactory to the inha- bitants of Launceston, had some gentle- man better known, and more likely to weigh his sentences with caution, furnished a statement, (if we are to rely upon indivi- dual testimony ;) and it would have been far more satisfactory than even this, had Dr. Hutchison transcribed some of those printed documents which we are required, unwilling as we are, to accept on his authority. Not that we charge him with lying, for although in his short residence...
MECHANICS' INSTITUTE. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Examiner — 20 August 1842
MECHANICS' INSTITUTE. Last Tuesday evening Mr. S. E. Harvey de- livered a lecture on " the effects of heat : their influence in the various parts of mechanics and general practical application ;" illustrated by ex- periments. The Rev. Mr. Garrett was called to preside. Mr. Harvey stated that the present lecture would only embrace a part of the subject announced, which must be considered as merely introductory to a course of lectures on chemistry, to be given at a future period. He confined his attention to one property of heat ; viz.— expan- sion : and, without pretending to follow the lec- turer exactly, we will endeavour to present to our readers a correct outline of the subject so far as it was entered upon. The term heat commonly signifies not only the sensation excited in us by the approximation of a warm body, but also the cause of that sensation ; and, to obviate ambiguity, the cultivators of phy- sical science have employed the word caloric to designate the cause of heat. It...
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. LAUNCESTON. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Examiner — 20 August 1842
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. LAUNCESTON. ARRIVALS. August 11. — Smack Alpha, 37 tons, Robertson, master, from Port Adelaide ; Connolly & Co., agents. Passengers — Mrs. Robertson and child, Mr. and Mrs. Kemp and family, James Painter, W. Gregory. August 17. — Schooner Deborah, 121 tons, Wing, master, from Sydney ; G. & F. Fisher, agents. Passengers — Mrs. Wing and child, Mrs. Mac- Cormack and two children, J. Hughes, wife and two children, J. Messiter and wife, W. Hutchin- son. August 19. — Brig Scout, 95 tons, Gwatkin, master, from Port Phillip ; Willis & Co., agents. Passengers — Mr. R. Tucker, Mr. James Hings- ton, Messrs. Henry, William, James, and Robert Hingston, Miss Elizabeth Hingston, Mr. David- son, Mr. Phillipson, Messrs. Hepburn, Leidham, Mrs. Leidham, M. Stephen, Leighie, Ellen Hep- burn, Arthur Hepburn, Caroline Leidham, John Leidham, Harriet Leidham.
DRPARTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Examiner — 20 August 1842
DEPARTURES. August 12. — Schooner Sir John Franklin, 52 tons, Campbell master, for Port Phillip ; G. & F. Fisher, agents. Passengers — Mr. W. B. Burnley, John Wilson. August 13. — Brig William, 149 tons, Le Grand, master, for Sydney ; J. Griffiths, agent. Pas- sengers — Mr. Richard Bennett, Mr. George Fisher. August 13. — Schooner Minerva, 110 tons, Faw- throp, master, for Portland Bay ; Henty & Co., agents. Passengers — Samuel Bryan, Esq., G. Winter, Esq., W. Mills, J. Wilmot. D. Johnson, H. Archer, T. Wiseman, A. Fornard, J. Tur- nock. August 15. — Barque Ocean Queen, 268 tons, Harrington, master, for Singapore, in ballast ; Williams & Co., agents. August 17. — Schooner Hawk, 116 tons, Brown, master, for Portland Bay and Adelaide ; Eddie and Co., agents. Passengers — Mr. Tulloch, Mr. Baines, Mr. Grieve, Mr. Hutchinson and child, — Evans, Miss E. Locke, William Tibbs, Mr. Clark, Thomas Smith.
IMPORTS [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Examiner — 20 August 1842
IMPORTS Vessels reported inwards during the week. August 17. — Per schooner DEBORAH, from Sydney. 28 half-chests 86 chests tea, 1 case books, 3 ditto brandy, 10 bales bags, Down and Co. ; 1 case merchandise, Waller & Co. ; 27 pieces timber, Du Croz. August 19. — Per brig SCOUT, from Port Phillip. 24 bales wool, Eddie & Co. ; 40 head cattle, Davidson ; 1 chain cable, 1 case drugs, order.
EXPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Examiner — 20 August 1842
EXPORTS. Vessels reported outwards during the week Aug. 12. — Per schooner SIR JOHN FRANK- LIN, for Port Phillip. 7000 feet timber, 184 bundles laths, 60 bags flour, J. H. Campbell ; 2000 palings, 118 bags bran, G. & F. Fisher ; 3 hogsheads ale, Jenkins ; 10 bags flour, Som- merville ; 2 bags flour, 61 wool packs, 14 bags potatoes, R. Brand ; 20 bags oats, Flexman. August 13. — Per schooner MINERVA, for Portland Bay. 1 bale bags, J. Raven ; 3 cases haberdashery, J. Robertson ; 1 case 1 package haberdashery, Waller & Co. ; 3 packages slops, D. & S. Benjamin ; 5 bags flour, J. Guillan ; 23 bags flour, 25 ditto bran, 10 ditto sharps, M. Sommerville ; 1 ton flour, Wiseman ; 2 cases glass, Farrell & Co. ; 36 bushels oats, J. Cape ; 50 bags flour, 2 ditto oats, 5 horses, 3 bulls, 2 chests tea, 9 bags sugar, S. Bryan ; 1 case 1 bundle ironmongery, 3 casks ditto, 2 packages papers, 1 can oil, 10 kegs nails, G. F. Goble ; 3 barrels ale, Button & ...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Examiner — 20 August 1842
MARRIED — At the Baptist Chapel, York-street Launceston, on Thursday, 18th August, 1842, THOMAS, fifth son of the Rev. Henry Dowling, of Launceston, to MARIA, second daughter of Mr. J. Ware, of Dungrove, River Shannon.