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Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 17 November 1840
FOR LONDON.-The fine fast-sailing bark BRANKEN MOOR, SMITH, master, now loading for for the above port, and will sail in all December next. She has very superior cabin accommodations. For freight or pass- age apply to Captain Smith, Askin Morrison, Esq., or New Wharf, November 2. KERR, ALEXANDER, & Co. FOR LONDON.-(To sail in all December next ) This fine first-class colonial built bark SIR &nbsp; GEORGE ARTHUR, 299 tons register, M'KELLAR,master, now loading for the above port. Has superior cabin accommoda- tions. For height or passage, apply lo the Captain on board, ASKIN MORRISON, or New Wharf, November 2. KERR, ALEXANDER, & Co. FOR SYDNEY.-The fine fast-sailing barque HAMILTON ROSS. This vessel having but a small portion of her cargo to discharge at this port will meet with quick dispatch. For freight or passage apply to Captain Allen on board, or to New Wharf, November 9. GEO. F. EVANS. .FOR PORT PHILLIP.-The fine fast-tailing . teak-built bri* SEA HORSE...
PUBLICANS' LICENSES, LAUNCESTON. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 17 November 1840
PUBLICANS' LICENSES, LAUNCESTON. At a Quarterly Meeting of Justices held at Launceston on the 2nd November instant, the following Transfers of Licenses were approved of:-From Joseph Fossey to Walter Hobson, "The Hibernia Hotel," Bathurst-street, Launceston; from John Cassidy to John Cowtan, " The Ferry House," Tamar street. Launceston. M. KENNEDY, Clerk of the Peace.
ENGLISH. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 20 November 1840
ENGLISH. Whitehall, July -The Queen has bren pleased to order n congé d'elue lo the Precentor and Chapter of the Cathe- dral Church of St. David's, empowering them to elect a lhsliop of thal See, the same being void bj the death of I)r John Banks Jenkinson, late Bishop (hereof , uud lici ¡llnjesty I"»8 a'*0 been pleased to recommend to the said Precentor and Chapter the Re\. Connop Tlinlw.ill, A.M" to be by them elected Bishop of the said See.-John Bull, Juill 26 tica Carriage for Her Mujistu -.Ycsterdiy the line of (ho Greit Western Railway was further opened from Stevcnton to the 1 arrmgdon-road, a distance of C3 miles from London On ¡saturday last a largc^ porty of the directors and their fiiends, Accompanied by Mr. S Clark and Mr Brunel, jim , proceeded (rom Paddington on an experimental trip to the new exten t,on, to examine the state and solidity of the ground, « ith which they were much satisfied. '1 he Great Western Railuay Company, anticipating the patronage of the Queen an...
COMMISSARIAT. COMMISSARIAT OFFICE, Hobart Town, November 12,1840. WHEAT. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 20 November 1840
COMMISSARIAT. COMMISSARIAT OFFICE, Hobart Town, November 12,1840. WHEAT. "Notice is hereby given, that in consequence of the Com- missariat Stores here being full of wheat, no more can be received until further notice. And that after Wednesday, the 18th instant, no wheat will be , received into the Stores at Launceston, until further notice. For the Assistant Commissary-General, SAMUEL CARR, D.A.C.G.
THE CABINET. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 20 November 1840
THE CABINET. How sweet a thing is Death, to all who know That all on earth is vanity and woe; Who taught by sickness, long have ceased to dread The stroke thal bears them to this peaceful bed I Few are our days, yet while those days remain, . v Our joy must yield to grief, our case to pain ; Then tell me, weary pilgrim 1 which is best, The toilsome journey-or the traveller's rest?-F Home 1 'tis the name of all that sweetens life ; It speaks the warm affection of a wife, ' The lisping babe that prattles on the knee In all the playful grace of infancy. The spot where fond parental love may traca The growing virtues of a blooming race. Oh 1 'tis a word of more than magic spell, Whose sacred power the wanderer best can tell ; He who, long distant from his native land, Feels at her name his eager soul expand ; Whether as patriot, husband, father, friend, To thut dear point his thoughts his wishes bend ; And still he owns, where'er his footsteps roam, Lite's choicest blessings centre all ...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 20 November 1840
TO ADVERTISERS. This Journal is published every TUESDAY and FninAY. Adver- tisements intended for the Tuesday's edition should be sent to the Courier Office by one o'clock on Monday; and if for Friday, by one o'clock on Thursday. Parties should also notify the number of insertions required. Advertisements sent without such instructions ivill be inserted three times.
THE THEATRE. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 20 November 1840
THE THEATRE. A scandalous and malicious attack has appeared tit a contemporary journal against the present manage- ment of the Theatre, under the conduct of Mr. and Mrs. Clarke, which professes to emanate from a desire to erect a moral standard of refinement amongst a promiscuous audience, ('Tuer, gentle reader, is the judge I) but in reality originating from the basest and the most sordid of motives. Mrs. Clarke ha» long struggled through many difficulties, and jet the voice of the poor woman is made the theme of harsh and unfeeling observation. This of itself would be sufficient to HOW the benevolent intention* of the author, if there were not other unfailiug >»* dications of a personal complexion about it-but we shall in our next deal summarily with it and its-con* coctors. Some person who had a hand in the getting up of the performance-was there the accompaniment I of a fiddle ?-cut it out and sent it enclosed in a letter to Mr. Clarke. We trust the good feeling of that commu...
THE COURIER. Strenne et Prospere. HOBART TOWN, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 20. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 20 November 1840
THE COURIER. SttrnuE et Prospere. HOBART TOWN, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 20. TUB barque Francis has arrived from Port Lincoln, with four married steerage passengers and one single man. This shows that there is a " tide in the affairs of "-emigration ! Mr. Justice Montagu has certified against the Road Act. The Council must therefore be re-assembled, to know whether or not they will adhere to the Act, or give way to the objections of His Honor. Wa direct attention to a Prospectus for the esta- blishment of a '* Self-Supporting Dispensary," which this day appears in our columns. It is to be con- ducted under the superintendence of Doctor Bedford, whose name is itself a sufficient guarantee for the support of the community. The want of such an insti- tution is severely felt among the poorer classes, who are unable, in cases of sickness among them, to bear the expense of a medical attendant, or even to defray the cost of the druggist's bill. The mechanic or the labourer seldom thinks of the rain...
MEDICAL DEPARTMENT. 17th November, 1840. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 20 November 1840
MEDICAL DEPARTMENT. 17th November, 1840. A meeting of the Board of Medical Examiners, will take place at the Deputy Purveyor's Ofh'ce, Colonial Hospital, Hobart Town, at 12 o'clock on Saturday, the 21st instant ; and also on Wednesday, the 25th instant, at the same hour and place. J. F. CLARKE, M.D., President.
CUSTOM HOUSE, Hobart. Town. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 20 November 1840
CUSTOM HOUSE, Hobart. Town. Tteturn of Grain and Flour exported from the port of Ho- bart Town for the week ending 17th November, 1840, inclusive : -Oats, 120bushels; flour, 10J tons. Return of Grain and Flour exported from the port of Laun- ceston for the week ending 14th November, 1840, inclusive: Oats. 240 bushels : wheat, 3G0 ditto ; dour, 71;\ tons. G. H. BARMS, Collector.
ENGLISH INTELLIGENCE. HOUSE OF COMMONS, JUNE 2. SCOTTISH LAW AND LAW OFFICERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 20 November 1840
ENGLISH INTELLIGENCE. HOUSE OF COMMONS, JUNK 2. SCOTTISH LAW AND LAW OFFICERS. Mr. Wallace, in a long and luminous speech, drew the at- tention of the House to the report of the select committee appointed to inquire into the administration of the law in the Supreme Court of Scotland ; and to move, " that an humble address be presented to Her Majesty, praying that in virtue of the provision in the Act 2 and 3 Viet. c. 3G, and in conse- quence of the facts which have been disclosed in the evidence taken before the select committee appointed to inquire into the administration of the law in the Supreme Court of Scotland, that Her Majesty will begrnciously pleased to command the thirteen judges of the said Court to extend the peiiod of their sitting in Court by two calendar months in each year ; and that this shall be effected by extending the current summer session by one month also. Also, to call the attention of the House to the nature and extent of the duties appertaining to the offi...
SYDNEY. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 20 November 1840
SYDNEY. After Mr. Jones's resolutions referring to emigia tion had been all proposed aim seconded 'Hie Bishop observed, that the resolutions had hisap proval, but that the one ic-pecting which hp was most de- sirous to express his sentiments, was the »nilli, in which reference was made to the moral slate and character of j this community, »V it li regard to Hie general question of einigiution lhere remained indeed but lillie lo be said. He had ucted as chan man of se*ei,il committees on the sub- ject, which had examined evidence lo a considerable ex lent, and had presented moic than one icport. But he really thought, that except lur the formality of putting their conclusions officially upon rvord, those committees might hate spared their labour. They could say no more than experience told every one; that labour was our first want. Commercial, agricultural, and domestic labour, labour indped of every description was needed. We had more w oik to perform than we could find bauds to exe...
CHINA NEWS. (From the Port Phillip Herald, November 6.) [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 20 November 1840
CHINA NEWS. (From the Port Phillip Herald, November 6.) The Singapore, from Singapore, brings news from that place to the 24th August, and from China to the 24th June. The newspapers to the 20th August contain no Singapore news of any interest here, if we except a series of letters from some travelling Baron Munchausen who treats the Singaporeans toa variety of pictures of Australian life and manners, bearing about as close a resemblance to the truth as his pro- totype's story of the frozen tunes in the postillion's horn. i Private letters received by the Singapore state that, previous to the sailing of that vessel, news had been received of the departure of Sir Robert Arhuthnot with 20,000 British and Indian troops from Canton on the march to Pekin. The same letters state that the Chinese authorities had attempted to poison the British troops by poisoning the tea ; but their fiendish Scheme had recoilpil upon thonaeclvca, Cut llic British declining to purchase from the brokers, the...
INSOLVENT COURT. WEDNESDAY, 18TH NOVEMBER. Before Mr. Commissioner Ansley. In re Burke. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 20 November 1840
INSOLVENT COURT. WEDNESDAY, 18TH NOVEMBER. Before Mr. Commissioner Ansley. In re Burke. Affidavits were entered by the Union Bank respecting several bills of exchange, amounting in the whole to ¿£812 12s. 4d., against which there was no set-off or secu- rity, excepting the said bills of exchange-proofs ad- mitted. Affidavit was made on the part of T. Y. Lowes, Esq., to the several sums of £392 10s., bill of exchange at three months, and £509 Os. Cd., at six mouths, valuo in account, sheep sold and delivered ; and the sum of £128 2s. Cd., bill of exchange at three months, making altogether ! ¿£1029 I3s-&lt;lebt admitted. Of this amount, £901 was proved conditionally, Mr. Lowes having a claim upon cer- tain premises lo the amount of £128 2s. Cd. Mr. Reay Clarke deposed to a debt of £79 8s. Gd. on a bill of exchange at three months ; and of ¿£52 10s. ou a second bill of exchange at three months, with a charge of | ¿t'3 10s. 8d. for notiug and protesting, &c, at the Derw...
THE REVIEW. How now, thou black and midnight hag.—MACBETH. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 20 November 1840
THE REVIEW. How now, thou black and midnight hag.-MACBETH. That old harridan the Review is again at her " aunlicnt and fish-like" occupation. She is growing melodious, like a swan at its demise. She strains her throat the more only as her strength decays. This market venderin has been long known to the Police as a purveyor of plaice- and a secret ensconcer of small fry. She reminds one exactly of I a man we read of some years since, who was a filcher of fish, but who strutted through Billingsgate as a perfect Triton uniong the minnows. He was brought before the ¡ Lord Mayor, and his examination excited much mirth at the trial. The guardian of the market deposed lo having pursued him on one occasion, when, lo ! a quantity of soles darted out from his arms, his throat, and legs, at every step he took. There were soles here-soles there_and soles every where. This accomplished angler had contrived to stow away several dozen of fish about his body, which became flying-fish, as he quickly...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 20 November 1840
.TO PASSENGERS.-The EMU, for LON _£ DON, will sail positively ou 3rd December, aud lias only three cabins disengaged. Fur passage, apply to Captain Howard on board, or to New Wharf, November 20. WILLIS, GARIIETT, & Co. *£|LFOR LONDON.-A Regular Trader-The wBSf- fine fast-sailing well-known barque DEHWKNT, AÏ, 362 tons, INNES M'PHERSON, Commander, having all her dead weight and the greater part of her wool engaged, will sail for the above port in the early «art of January. She has very superior accommodations far passengers, and carries an experienced surgeon. For freight of wool only aud passage, apply to the Captaiu on beard, or to Old Wharf, November l8. W. M. Ona. REMOVAL.-JAMES SLY will, in the course of a few days, remove to his new premises in Col- lins-street, opposite Mr. Luckman's mill, where he will carry on his business as a Boot and Shoemaker, and em- braces this opportunity of returning thanks to his Friends, THE PUBLIC, for the encouragement hitherto reeeived, ...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 20 November 1840
FOR LONDON.-The fine fast-sailing» bark _._«RANKEN MOOR,SMITH,master, now load .^fbrtíie above port, and will sail in nil December neit. She il* very superior cabin accommodations. For freight or pas re apply t0 Captain Smith, Askiu Morrison, Esq., or New Wharf, November 2. KERU, ALEXANDER, & Co. £» FOR LONDON.-(To sail in all December tjäsjjL next.) Tlie fine first-class colonial built bark SIR J?EOKGE A RTHUR, 299tons register, M'KELLA », master, loading for the above port. Hassuperior cabin accommoda "?""s For freight or passage, apply to the Captain on board, ,wn ' ASKIN MORRISON, or Kew Wharf, November 2. KERR, ALEXANDER, & Co. FOR SYDNEY.-The fine fast-sailing barque &nbsp; HAMILTON ROSS. This vessel having but a &nbsp; small portion of her cargo to discharge at this port will meet with quick dispatch. For freight or passage apply to Captain Allen on board, or to New Wharf, November 9. GEO. F. EVANS. "FOR PORT PHILLIP.-The fine A 1 bri; üpiíg MA...