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TO THE EDITORS OF THE COURIER AND TEETOTAL ADVOCATE TEETOTAL SERVANTS. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 6 March 1843
TO THE EDITORS OF THE j COURIER AND TEETOTAL ADVOCAl! THETOTAL SKUVANT6. I Gkntlemf.n, — I have to hform you, althoil I am not ;i teetotaller, iLat I have experientj much limnetic Deuce, tranquility and comliJ arising out of the principles of teetornlism, andj trust great and substantial good, will beeffeca by the society, both to the servant, and also! the employer. For years and years, now gonel servants whether free or bond, were a pest to tM community, from the habitual practice of diinkinl and scarcely do I remember a Christmas, SJ Year, «r .Races, pass by, without being absolnW obliged to discharge one or other of my servaii for drunkenness, or some other fault, emanatil out of the use of strong liquors. But how bwI the matter now with me 1 About eix mnntheaa I engaged teetotal servants, and what has tal the result! My establishment appears to l)»| undergone a complete revolution ; the house! kept remarkably neat in every part, the waiitsi my family are attended to on every oc...
Vegetables. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 6 March 1843
Vegetables. White Spanish onion, C. S. Henty; potato onions, W. Archer; Spanish ditto, C. S. Henty; red celery, Janii's Cox ; stone turnip, B. Lamb; white carrot, C. S. Henty; long carrot, A. B. Jones; short-horn ditto, A. B. Jones; r«d beet, ditto ; Chinese cabbage, W. Coleinau ; green curled savov, Juhn Smith ; red cabbatre, S. Smil lii;; poineranian ditto, Rev. S. Bisbtou ; Ratter sea ditto, J. C. Underwood ; black potatoes, Win. Henty; ditto, twelve months old, A. B. Jones; American kidm-y ditto, James Jones; oranges, (Mandarin:) W.'Artiher; screen capsicum. C. S. Henty ; tntnatos, J. C. Underwood ; prickly cu cumber, ditto ; open air cucumbers, A. B. Jones ; vegetable marrow, ditto ; scarlet runner beans, ditto ; kidney beans, James Cox.
CORONER'S INQUEST. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 6 March 1843
CORONER'S INQUEST. An inquest was held on Friday, on the LoJti a niiin pickeu' up near the punt at tlie'Gatonl which has not yet been identified. TlieinniS was adjourned until Saturday, the llth ihstanti srivetime for ascertaining, if possible, the namtj the unfortunate man. Tlie following is Dr. Bea son's evidence. ' 1 The examination on oath of William BenJ Esq., who saith— I saw the body of u man niiil has lieen viewed by the inquest this morniij aliout half-]):ist one o'clock yesterday afteruool near the Punt, at Launceston. The remains td those of a person between 33 and 40 years of d a very muscular person, five feet eight, or nil inches high. There was a white shirt on the Wj fastened at the nee!; with a pin. The shirt tj buttoned down the bosom with raother-u'-pd buttons, and at the wrists ; it was not torn. Thd were slight elirasions on various parts of tbel»» but very trilling ; tliere was no fracture oiitl remains ; they appeared to have been in the waJ about four days, a...
CHINA. IMPORTANT INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 6 March 1843
CHINA. IMPORTANT INTELLIGENCE, From the Hubirt Town Courier. The arrival of the Lord Eldon from Canton, the 24th December, with a cargo of tea, con signed to the mercantile firms of Burns and White, and Kennards, C hapnian and Co., has put us in possession of Canton papers to the 20l.li December. These papers bring us the intelligence of a serious riot at Canton, originating in a quarrel between some Lascars and a Chinese mob, concerning the shipping of some provisions for the ship Fort William ; the result of which was -he destruction by fire of several stores in the English, Dutch, and Creek hongs, with a very larce quantity of valuable mer chandize and a large quantity of specie. A still more painful and grave charge against the Chinese, is the cold-blooded mur der of the ship-wrecked crew of the ships Kcrhudd i and Ann, on the island of Formosa. by the Chinese authorities, it appears by ihe Proclamation of Sir Henry Pottinger to the Chinese, that not less than two hundred and ei...
Ship Mails. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 6 March 1843
gljip jKatlB. To SYDNEY, per Tobago, on Tuesday 7th instant. To PORTLAND, per Mine-va, on 'samedav. To LONDON, per Thomas Harrison, on llth' March To LONDON, per Cope Puciet. per same day. To LONDON, per Ceolia. I5:h instant. To LONDON, via Hjbart Town, per Auriga, on Monday 6lh instant. St. John E. Browne, Pot/master.
Hobart Town Shipping. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 6 March 1843
JijoSiui ffuuni sHjiJinnff. February 21.— Sailed the schooner Xaiad, for Port tend Bay, in ballast. February 21.— Sailed the schooner Black Dog, for Sydney nilh a general cargo. February 22. — Sailed I lie schooner Challenger, for Svdnev with a general cargo. February 22. — Sailed the ship Elizabeth, uha'.ing. Ecbruary 22— Sailed the ship Heuru Lee, whaling. February 22. — Arrived Ihc cutter Either fiom Syd ney with a cargo of sugar. February 23 — bailed the barque Mayflower, for Lon don, uiiti wool, &c. Febiuary 23.— Sailed the barque Eudara, for New Zealand February 24 —Arrived the brig Caroline, from New caslle(N. S. \V.)wiihcoaU. February 24. — Arrived H. M S. Beagle, from Syd ne-. on her way to England Februarv 25 ? Airived the ship ll'i'liam Hamilton. from New Bedford uiih 3(10 barrels sperm ami 3011 bar rels black nil. She spoke off S. W. Cape the following ves-els On the lOlh inst., ihe brig Murmtme, will] four sperm wales: on the Ilih, Ihe schooner Dundee Merchant, ...
THE HORTICULTURAL SHOW. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 6 March 1843
THE HORTICULTURAL SHOW. The show took place on Friday afternoon, in a booth erected in the Horticultural Gar dens. His Excellency Sir Juhn Franklin and Lady Franklin visited the exhibition, and ex pressed themselves in terms ot high gratifica tion. We understand his Excellency having surveyed the different species of fruit, &c, admitted the superiority of the Horticulture of; the Northern over the Southern side of the Island. His Excellency was pleased to ex press his sincere pleasure at the success of the j Society , and hoped it wouldcontinue to progress. The exhibition was numerously attended, up wards of four hundred persons having paid for ! admission, exclusive of subscribers, who are ', admitted without charge. Sir John must I have been much gratified in reflecting upon I the great boon he has conferred upon our com- ; munity by granting the Botanic Gardens, of! the probable value and utility of which, the i exhibition afforded strong evidence. The specimens of fruit ...
THE LAUNCESTON COURIER AND TEETOTAL ADVOCATE. MONDAY, MARCH 6, 1843. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 6 March 1843
the Launceston Courier and Teetotal Advocate, MONDAY, MARCH 6, 1843. ' Evil habits are so far from growing weaker from repeated ' attempts to overcome them, that if they are not totally sub-. ' dued every struggle increases their strength, and a habit &nbsp; 'opposed and victorious is more than twice as strong as before ' the contest. The manner in which those who are weary of ' their tyranny endeavour to escape from them, appears by the event to be generally wrong ; they try to lose their chains &nbsp; 'and to retreat by the same degrees as they advanced, but &nbsp; *' before the deliverance can be completed, habit is sure to ' throw new chains upon her fugitive. Nor can any hope to escape but thosc who, by an effort sudden and violent, burst &nbsp; ' their shackles once, aiid leave her at a distance ' &nbsp; Dr. Samuel Johnson. A ditutation from the Teetotal Society wailed upon His Excellency Sir John Frank lin, on Saturday afternoon,' for t...
THE BUSHRANGERS. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 6 March 1843
THE BUSHRANGERS. -» Various reports of the attack of the bushrangers on Mr Shone's premises having been circulated, we give the following which is substantially the same as those already given by our contemporaries, but varying in some points, which may prove useful in furtherance of the apprehension of the runaways than appears probable at first sight. A little after dusk on Wednesday evening last, Mr. and Mrs. Shone, with a person named Jackson, a stonemason, were at tea; when nearly finished a rap was heard at the front door, Mrs. Shone being seated nearest to the front door, got up and asked who was there, that entrance being locked. The inquiry was answered by a neigh- bour, Mr. James Bradshaw, and Mrs. Shone knowing his voice, immediately opened the door. The door opens into a lobby. Mr. Shone heard several persons coming in, but thought they were part of his family, and others he expected by the New Norfolk steamer. Some person said to Mr. Shone, what are you doing, he replie...
POLICE REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 6 March 1843
POLICE REPORT. We are furnished with a long list of drunkards this week in the Triflcr, no doubt but each indi vidual wore he questioned upon the subject would excuse himself by saying it was the race week, tiiis might satisfv-u correspondent of the Exam iner, who si:riis himself '? A Saint Joseph's Tee totaller,' a very indulgent teetotaller (!) indeed perhaps he will give the following list a second reading.— and then say, oh I -'its excusable twas the men week. Impudent Theft. — John Middleton was brought up. charged with committing a most barefaced robbery in Mr. Neville's booth, at the race-course, yesterday afternoon. The fellow was ,il)soluiely seen to cut wvaj- the pocket /ruin a man of the iiniiie of Campbell, whu had been drinking ?pretty freely. The thief would have been disap pointed of his spoil, as two penny-pieces was all the pocket contained. The prisoner was senten ced, as a rogue and a vagabond, to three months' hard labour at the mill. George Reed, a prisoner of t...
HOBART TOWN. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 13 March 1843
MrtRARr TOIVN. I There is no alteration in the wheat market slpce I our last prices are merely nominal, at from OS. da. j lo 6s. 9d. per bushel; Cape barley 3i. lo 3i. 9i. per diuo: Kngliih ditto. 6s. lo 6s. fid- P-? ditto .oats, 4s lo4s. bd. per ditto; loose hay, A3 lo A.* J.cr tun [ pressed ditto £i 10s per diuo ; potatoes, Ab to £1 per ditto ? tVo/ii.i/ Times ' Ketiirn of Oruin and 1'luiirinported from the Port ot I lulmn Town. diiriiiR the week eliding Uit! 28ihb«.-bruary 1843. inclusive:— Kinur, 7 tons. lletiirn of Groin and Klotir, imported altlie l««lpt Hoburt Town, during the week ending lhe28lh l'eb ruiiry 1043, inclusive.— Nil.
SYDNEY PRICE CURRENT. PROVISIONS £ s. d. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 13 March 1843
SYDNEY PRICE CUBBSKT. . i»nnvTstnKR_ Jb S. C Irish Beef, per tierce ? ? 7 1 Mess Potk, prime Irish, per barrel . . 5 5 1 Hamburgh ? 4 10 0 Mess Beef (nominal) ? None. Hams .... English, per lb ? 0 1 3 I Westphalia ? 0 0 1° I Butler ? Jri»h, per lb ? 0 10 Dut.;h ? None. Cheese ? Cheshire, per lb ? 0 2 0 | tilosier.i ? N-'»e- j Pine.... ? 0 16 Dutch ? 0 0 8 Herrings .. Red ? 0 0 0 Pickled ? 110 Cod ? Newfoundland ? None. English . . Refined, per lb ? 0 0 W Manilla . . First quality, per ton .... 20 0 0 Buurbon ? None. Java ? None. Siam ? Noue. GRAIN AKD FLOUR. Rice .... Patua, per bag ? * . « Java, perlb ? 0 ol* Carolina ..: ? Noue. Wheat .... Dertvent, per bushel. . . . ) ... Valparaiso ? [ Nominal. Colonial ? * Barley ? British... ? J*°ne. Oat* ? Ditto ? *°*-'n Oatmeal . . P«r lb ? .~ ? ° ? ^ Flour .... 1st sort, per 100 lbs. 20b. to 1*1 Eet-ond ditto ? 16s.to .0 18-0 Third ditto ? 158. to 0 16 ?«. American, per barrel . . ? ? ? 1 PriHtedaudpHblialivdforthepr^riaOrM^S' KKHiiiT, of C...
LAUNCESTON PRICE CURRENT CORRECTED TO MARCH 11, 1843. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 13 March 1843
I.AUNCESTON PaiCBCUaalM? ccnnr.CTED to march 11,1843. ?'-'????» toe— '''*''' . ^ Patna...l-agof 108 lbs. 16 0 1 lo o Java ? ' ' Mktals — Iron, assorted... per .ton 11 0 0 14 0 o Copper, sheathing, per lb 0 13 0 S o Zinc, rolled ....per ton (scarce) Lead, rolled . . . . ' a8 0 0 32 0 0 Paint Oil— Bailed ? per gallon 0 6 0 0 n Raw ? ' 0 5 0 O7o Turpentine in cans ' 0 8 6 0 12 o Soap— London, Hawes..per ton 48 0 66 0 o Liverpool ? ' 35 0 0 42 0 0 JSlustard ? per bottle 0 14 0 2 0 Vikegah ? per gall. 0 2 C 0 3 n Pickles ? -. ' 0 10 0 2 « Honey, Knylish, per lb. Colonial ? 0 0 0 o bUKURIKS — Rope, Europe, .per cwt. 3 0 0 44 Manilla ? ' 350 8 0 0 Coir ? ' Canvas ? ' AVhitc Lead, ground in kegs ? weren't. 2 2 0 2 fl 0 Black Paint. .. ' 2 0 0 0 0 0 Green Paint... ' 2 10 0 0 0 0 Tar, Stuckkulm ..uarrel 1 10 0 0 0 0 American ? '' Coal ? ' 10 0 1 10 0 Pitch ? ' 2 0 0 0 0 0 Oil, shooks ? ' 2 10 0 0 0 0 Deal Plunk, Norway, ft. 0 0 3J 0 0 0 Ametricau 0 0 0 0 1 0 Gunpowder, biasing' lb. 0 0 9 0 10...
THE LAUNCESTON COURIER AND TEETOTAL ADVOCATE. MONDAY, MARCH 13, 1843. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 13 March 1843
THE LAUNCESTON COURIER TEETOTAL ADVOCATE. MONDAY, MARCH 13, 1643. ' Evil habits are to far from growing weaker froai repeated ' attempts to overcome them, that If they are 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. The manner in which those who arc weary of ' their tyranny endeavour to escape from them, appears by the ' event to be generally wrong ; they try to loose tbeir chains ?' and to retreat by the same degrees 'as they advanced, but ' before the deliverance can be completed, habit is sure to ' throw new chains upon her fugitive. Nor can any hope to ' escape but those who, by an efl'ort sudden and violent, burst ' their shackles at once, and leave bcr at a distance.' Da. Sauubl Johnson. During a speech at the late Teetotal Meet ing, one of the audience, conscience stricken, exclaimed — ' You are speaking of me !' This little incident affords an appropriate text for...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 13 March 1843
1 he first Productions in the World for THE HAIR! THE SKIN!! THE TEETH'.! ROWLAND'S MACASSAR OIL, A VEGETABLE PRODUCTION. rpHE only article that produces and restores J_ HAIK; also WUlsKEKS, MUSTAb-1 CrllOa, and EYE-RROWS; prevents Hair i frjm nillin;; off or turning gtey to the Ktlest ! pjriod of life ; changes grey hair to its original J Colo u it — trees it frcin aciirj. and makes it beiiu- . tiluliy sOI'T, CURLY, and GLOsS l'. In dress ing HAIR, it keeps a tirm iu the curl, uninjured i by dump weather, rrowdua rmmis, ttie dance, or in j tlie e.\ercise of riding. To Children, it is invalu able, as ii lays ;t foundation for a liiiAUTlFUL HliAl) OF HAIR. On PurclwainjrlBEWABE OF COUXTliR PtlTt'!!) ask tor ' Rowland's Macassak Oil'- -iiud see that those wonts are on tine en velope, with the tiii'iiiiture and Address, thus — A. ROW LAM) H. SON, M. Hattun OurJen, Londuii, Coutiter-sigi.etl ALEX. ROWLAND. To ensure the genuine article, see that the words ' liuiviuiul'.t JS1 lu-nssur Oi...
TASMANIAN TEETOTAL SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 13 March 1843
TASMANIAN TEETOTAL SOCIETY. The meeting of this society on Tuesday last, was, as usual, numerously attended,-and -orderly conducted. The opponents, who were in the liabit of creating disturbance, either absent themselves or remain quiet, and consequently the audience are neither ' amused' by folly nor ' disgusted' by uproar. The Chairman, Isaac Sherwin, Esq., alluded to the reception which the deputation met with from Sir John Franklin, and congratulated the society on the prospect of obtaining a piece of ground oil which to erect a Temperance Hall. But from a remark which fell from His Excellency, he (the Chairmau) felt the necessity of making their prin ciples as extensively known as possible. Sir John remarked that the society was a very good one for druukards, and people who could not resist temptation, but if they were to limit its advantages to these considerations, it is evident they would be entirely abandoning their principles. They maintained that total abstinence was good...
SYDNEY, March 1st. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 13 March 1843
SYDNEY. March Ul. In consequent i-r the incessant rain durinR lh-? week, nut a single loud of whiiit ha* come lo market, iheonly supply h.ing by sieameis and small crafts ci-asl«it.e aud I hi.- p:ices tnryVniiii 4s . (M I' 5s 3d. Ill flour uiu-iness this »eek has'heen dull und no i-rici-s have been cuVclea worthy uf remark : priivs remiin as tpi..ted last week. lUaizi; is preiiy ul-II siipplied. English barley lor in«liiii!f is inoie'pleiilirul ihan hitherto. 1 he i|iiantny uf hay brought lu markei during the week unly rfinuuuled to seten hiails. fur which »e ran torin nuaurajiepiices. 'J'hreo loads uf straw und one load uf gross «--''--' ''«« brought lu marker. I'milty and pimisiuna still cmiiiuue to be iibumliiiitlj supplied I'niiu Iliu iulciiut. and those prices on led in our list are charged Uy retailer, in the miirket. liullc-r. althuugh abundantly bruuKht t-- «-»u in.iiuiaius its p. ice. I hee.e. hacou. and eggs ure wiih out any nltiuamm frmn la»t week. The €p.aliiy uf beef au...