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CUSTOM HOUSE, Hobart Town, 24th November, 1840. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 27 November 1840
CUSTOM HOUSE, Hobart Town, 24f7» November, 18-10. Return of Grain and Flour exported from the port of Ho- bart Town for the weekending 24th November, 1840, inclu- sive :-Barley, 60 bushels ; oats, 78 do ; flour, 42 tons. Return of Grain and Flour exported from the port of Laun- ceston for the week ending 21st November, 1840, inclusive : Barley, 40 bushels ; oats, 830 do ; flour, 29J tons. G. H. UAIINFS. Collector.
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. PORT OF HOBART TOWN. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 27 November 1840
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. POUT OP HOBART TOWN. Arrival._November 25-the bark Mary Anne, 301 tons, Marshall, from London, 1st July, with merchandise, C. Mac Lochlan, ogent-passenger, James Sly, Esq. Departures.-November 24-the schooner Lillias, 88 tons, Smith, for Port Phillip, with a general cargo. 25-the schooner Adelaide, 96 tons, Smith, for Port Phillip, with sundries. 25-the schooner Margaret, 50 tons, for Port Phillip, with sundries. 25-the brig Maguatha, 151 tons, Spencer, for Sydney, with sundries. 26-the brig Adventure, 200 tons, Cumberland, for Sydney, in ballast. Several sails were in sight when we went to press. A Go- vernment vessel was coining up the river. A sail was in sight ofT Trumpeter Bay, appears to he a brig; a second and third appearing from the south seem to be barques ; a fourth ofT Va- riety I'ny also looks like a barque ; ft fifth off Adventure Roy, looms large ; a sixth reported off Cape Raoul looks small ; a seventh looms large but cannot be made out, she ap...
COMMISSARIAT. COMMISSARIAT OFFICE, Hobart Town, November 12, 1840. WHEAT. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 27 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.
INDIA. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 27 November 1840
INDIA. Rangoon.-We learn from private correspondence from Rangoon, of date 4th August, that King Tharawaddie is making most magnificent preparations for his coronation. One circumstance, however, seems to imply, that this august ceremony is to be performed with ' maimed rites.' It has been, we are informed, the custom upon these coronation inaugura- tions, formally to proclaim the heir apparent to the throne, n part of the ceremony which Tharawaddie does not appear in- clined to admit on the present occasion. 'What the puissant monarch's fears or scruples may be on this head we do not know. Queen Elizabeth, if we recollect right, had some similar scruples as lo naming her successor ; but not probably altogether from the same motives with King Tharawaddie. Hurharu. We understand that there is some chance of the wood pavement, now coming into use at home, being introduced into Calcutta-working models ami plans have been, we hear, alreudy laid before the conservancy authorities fai- ll...
HOBART TOWN POLICE REPORT. Monday, November 23. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 27 November 1840
HOBART TOWN POLICE REPORT. Monday, November 23. Five disorderlies were fined this morning for drunkenness. Sarah Birmingham, ticket-of-leave, charged by Constable Goodwin with not being in her authorised place of residence ; ordered to the factory for two months. Edward Cieed, ticket-of leave, out after hours and repre- senting himself to be free ; one month's treadmill. Joseph Clarke, a prisoner in the public works, out after hours ; twenty-five lashes. John Wallen, ticket-of-leave, charged with felony; re. manded. Joseph Burgan, assigned to Mr. Allen, charged with being drunk and tearing the constable's clothes who took him into custody ; twelve months' hard labour in chains. John Hannah, assigned to Mr. It. Gunn, charged with being at New Town without a pass and striking the constable in the execution of his duty ; thirty-six lashes. Tuesday, November 24. Eight fines for drunkenness this morning ; each fined 5s. Edward Chapman charged by Mr. Kellar with absenting himself from his...
MISCELLANEOUS. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 27 November 1840
MISCELLANEOUS. Indolent Habits.-Indolence consists in the indulgence of a heavy inactive disposition, leading you continually lo delay till to-morrow what ought to be done to-day ; or, when not leading you to postpone, causing you to perform your work in a manner that leaves it only half-done. When you read or study, you should concentrate the ener- gies of your mind upon the subject, und fix your attention as if you were iu quest of gold beneath a'foreign soil. Two persons will read the same book ; the one will read with the application of the mind and remember u great poition of its conti nts ; the other will read with a kind of laxity and forget them. It is a lamentable ciicumstance that so many forget what they read, and appear to have little profiled from what they have done towurds improv- ing their intellectual powers. Such may complain of their memories-the early deficiencies iu their mental train- ing-the obtuseness of their minds; but the chief ground of complaint will in ...
LOCAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 27 November 1840
LOCAL. THK Rta*T"-As the day appointed for the'com- ing off' of this annual fête approaches, the interest increase«, and upon the present occasion mainly centres in the boat race of the amateurs, concernina which the belles of Hobart Town are all on the qui tiri, and nothing else is talked of, or thought of, but our amateurs. Amongst the candidates, we hear of lèverai of the legal profession, who intend to make brief work of it for once, and give up cases, clients, and fees, for oars, sails, and boats. Some of our public officers also (it is pleasing to them to pull together,) take an car in hand on this occasion, when instead of judging they will be judged, trying they «ill be tried, and in lieu of surveying they will be surveyed. All this is just as it should be. Let har- mony and goodwill be the order of the day. We have been asked to give the definition of an ama- teur. We decline to do so now ; it is too late, and sport must not be spoiled. Mr. James Wilson, the indefatigable S...
THE COURIER. Strenue et Prospere. HOBART TOWN, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 27. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 27 November 1840
THE COURIER. Strenue et Prospere. HOBART TOWN, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 27. WE have perused several columns of this week's Review, which have been specially devoted to our- selves, the great aim and object of which, as is the case with all the old harridan's essays, would seem to be not only the perversion of truth, but the mysti- fication of everything like common sense or reason, for her reasoning faculties, if ever indeed she had any, have altogether evaporated and given place to a motley combination of fraud and falsification-the antiquated dregs of what at the best of times was unsound wine. She prides herself on her dexterity in shifting and shuffling from one position to another, but forgets that her gait is so lamentable a hobble, that every fresh step she takes is the signal for re- newed mirth. Her chief policy, however, is the filling up the picture which she "presents as full as possible with figures, so a3 to relieve, nay, in a mea- sure, adorn her own hideousness. It is thus s...
GAZETTE. ANNO QUARTO VICTORINE REGINAE. No. 33. As Act to regulate Trial [?] Jury and the censtitution of Juries in Criminal Cases. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 27 November 1840
GAZETTE. ÀNNO QUARTO VICTORINE REGINA. No. 33. An Att to regulate Trial Mttafttn/ and the constitution of Juries in Crnnfhal-jCuses. Whereas by the Statute passed in England in the ninth year of the reign of his late Majesty King George the Fourth intituled An Act to provide for the Administration of Justice in Sew South Wales and Van Diemen's Land and for the more effectual Government thereof and for other purposes relating thereto it is amongst other things provided that until further provision should be made as thereinafter directed for proceeding by juries all issues of fact joined .on any information prosecuted for any crime misdemeanor «uid oifence cognisable iu the Supreme Court of New South Walea or Van Diemen's Land in the name of the . Attorney-General or other officer duly appointed for such .tturposo by the officer administering the Government .«hereof-should be tried by one or more of tho Judges of the said Court and seven commissioned officers of his Ma- jesty's sea or...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 27 November 1840
.FOR LONDON.-The fine fast-sailing bark __.._ F WRANrÍEN MOOR,SMITH,master,now load ££jo?tne above port, and will sail in all December next. She his very superior cabin accommodations. For freight or pas- ture apply 'o Captain Smith, Askin Morrison, Esq., or jg'ew Wharf, November 2. KEHR, ALEXANDER, & Co. FOR LONDON-(To sail in all December | w-a¿ next.) The fine first-class colonial built bark Silt ffiORGE ARTHUR, 299tonsregister,M»KELLAR,master, no» loading for the above port. Hassuperiorcabinnccommoda- , lions. For freight or passage, apply to the Captain on board, I ASKIN MORRISON, or ' New Wharf, November 2. KERR, ALEXANDER, & Co. "TO PASSENGERS.-The EMU, for LON _^^^ DON, will sail positively on 3rd December, und jSToSTy three cabins disengaged. Fur passage, apply to Captain Howard on board, or to New Wharf, November 20. WILLIS, GARRETT, & Co. .FOR LONDON.-A Regular Trader.-The _r fine fast-sailing well-known barque DERWENT, Jfl, m tons, INNES M'PHERSON...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 27 November 1840
s UBSCRIBERS to ST. MARY'S CHURCH, Mount Carmel, Hobart Town :. £ s. Right Rev. Dr. Polding, -Mates Catholic Bishop 50 0 ] J. Ea«py 20 0 20 0 25 0 20 0 IO 0 10 0 T. Jackson W. Nichols D. Connell - Hnv>on B. Walford . .1. Lester Mr«. Lester - Murtagh T. Spiller Quarter Master Kenny, II. M 51st Regt, J. M'Grath P Murphy Verv Rev. J. J. Therry 50 0 W. Osborne J. P. Rowe, Esq.. £&, and £45 for a Friend 50 J. Molloy 50 P. Duffey, Oyster Bay 50 A. Counscll 50 J. Cassidy 50 J. O. Sullivan 20 J. Reichenberg C. Driscoll, Esq. A. Kramer I). O'Connor T. Ahern M. M'Shean L. Reynolds W. Cleary P. Miller P. O'Meaghor M. Fitzgerald J. Regan P. M-Cable W. Inslcy T. Trimble L. Cotham S. M'Cullagh J M'Bride T. Byrne . L. Wallace P. Meade It. Cleburne W. Hamilton J. Whitesides D. Ramsey Mrs. E. M'Shane T. Little 5 0 5 0 5 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 5 0 1 0 5 0 P. ByK, Richmond-road 5 0 9 Op. Harvey JO 0 ! - ». . * )0 0 10 0 20 0 JO 0 10 0 10 0 JO 0 JO 0 10 o 10 o 6 0 6 0 4 0 5 0 5 0 S 3 5 0 5 0 2 0 5 0 ...
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 27 November 1840
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. Our advices from hence are to the 5th instant. Judge Cooper, in his address to the Grand Jury, com- pletely vindicated the conduct of Major O'Halloran, and refuted the absurd positions advanced by some of our contemporaries upon the subject of the Big Mur- ray tribes. The Surveyor-General, E. C. Frome, has sent in his report of the country around the lakes Alexandrina and Albert, from which it appears that there are up- wards of 50,000 additional acres of valuable land available for the colony. The particulars of the re- port are as follows : " My route to this district was by the usual track to Mr. Morphetts station on the Murray, crossing the Bremer (called by the natives ' Meechi') at the spot generally known by the overland parties as ' Lang horn's Station.' There is so much available land between this crossing place and the Lake, that I am led to call the attention of your Excellency to the district (Terrapelum). The deep bed of the Bremer was dry ; but from th...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 27 November 1840
BIRTH.-On Wednesday, the 25th instant, at Killafaddy, the residence of her father, John Archer, Esq., Mrs. James Winter, of a Daughter. MARRIED-On Wednesday, the 25th instant, by the Rev. John West, Mr. W. Weymouth, to Miss Catherine Hubbard, both of Launceston.
SUPREME COURT—SITTINGS IN BANCO. FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 27. Before His Honor the Chief Justice and Puisne Judge Montagu. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 1 December 1840
SUPREME COURT-SITTINGS IN BANCO. FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 27. Before His Honor the Chief Justice and Puisne Judge Montagu. His Honor Judge Montagu remarked, that this was the last day of term, and he had a few observations to pass respecting the application made on n previous day, relative to the re- turn of writs. I'understand from Mr. Sheriff Fraser that the proposed amendment will throw an additional responsibility upon bim ; in this way he would become responsible for the error of his officers, and great difficulty existed to obtain men of respectability to act in the capacity of bailiffs ; now in Eng- land it is very different, the attorneys serve the summonses themselves. The Sheriff rose and said, that the attorneys never men- tioned any irregularities as existing in his department before this period, and he must remark he felt rather surprised. Mr. Young observed, that the wish of the attorneys simply rested on a desire to have writs of execution returned within to many days after t...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 1 December 1840
TO ADVERTISERS. This Journal is published every TUESOAY and FRIDAY. 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 will be inserted three times.
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. PORT OF HOBART TOWN. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 1 December 1840
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. PORT OF HOBART TOWN. Arrival- November 28-the bark Wave, Goldsmith, from London, I81I1 July and Portsmouth 28th, with merchandise -passengers, Mr. Herring, Mr. Smith, Mr. Salim, Mr. Kel say and family, Mr. and Mrs. Ladle and family. On the 13th September, near the Line, spoke the bark Crisis, bound for Calcutta. Departures_November 26-the brig Adventure, 200 tons, Cumberland, for Sydnev, with sundries. 27-the brig Sea Horse, 206.tons, Whicker, for Calcutta, in ballast. 27-the schooner Marian Watson, 143 tons, Riddles, for Syd- ney, with sundries. 29-the bark Hamilton Ross, 289 tons, Allen, for Sydney, with sundries. ! IMPORTS. Vessels entered Inwards from the 2Gf/i Nov. to the 28&lt;A Nov., 1 1840, inclusive. Per bark Mary Ann-2 hhds refined sugar, 20 hhds and 50 quarter casks wine, 2 cases harpoons, 5 butts whiting, 12 cases mustard, -10 small boxes soap, 40 bundles oakum, 30 small boxes starch, 10 barrels split pease, II do oatmeal, 20 do herrings, 2...
GOVERNMENT NOTICE. No. 294. Colonial Secretary's Office, 26th November, 1840. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 1 December 1840
GOVERNMENT NOTICE. No. 294. Colonial Secretary's Office, 26th November, 1840. The Lieutenant-Governor has approved of the appoint- ment of Thomas Bucknell, per Susan, as Javelin Man in in the Sheriff's Department, vice Alexander Smith, per Neptune, dismissed; to take effect from the 1st proximo. &nbsp; By His Excellency's command, M. FORSTER.
COMMISSARIAT. COMMISSARIAT OFFICE, Hobart Town, November 12, 1840. WHEAT. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 1 December 1840
COMMISSARIAT. COMMISSARIAT OFFICE, Hobart Town, November 12,1840. 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.
GOVERNMENT NOTICE. No. 295. Colonial Secretary's Office, 24tA November, 1840. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 1 December 1840
GOVERNMENT NOTICE. No. 295. Colonial Secretary's Office, 24th November, 1840. The Lieutenant-Governor directs it to be notified to the undermentioned individuals, that their applications for Emigrants, under the terms of the Government Notice of the 14th May last, have been transmitted, by the Marianne to the Secretary to the Board of Emigration, No. 2, Middle Scotland Yard, London, with a request that he will afford every information to all applicants, and instruct the Agents at the several out-ports, at which such Emigrants are proposed to be selected or embarked, to do the same :- John Ward Gleadow, Edward Brooke E. Walker, Henry Reed, William Wild, Harry Harford Ridler. By His Excellency's command, M. FORSTER.