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The Courier. FRIDAY EVENING, DECEMBER 27,1339. Ecce iterum Crispinus!— [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 27 December 1839
THE COURIER &nbsp; &nbsp; FRIDAY EVENING, DECEMBER 27,1339. &nbsp; Ecce uerum Crisinus ! - BEHOLD Crispin again ! and again must Crispin and Co. be pulled by us over the coals, and undergo the process of another roasting, which we shall conduct with as little tenderness as we conceive due to animals of the kind, being fully satisfied that we shall do the colony some service, if not in ridding it altogether of such vermin, at least in exposing their peculiar character, that the people may beware of these popular prowlers for prey - the literary jackalls who forage for themselves while they affect to have a lion in their wake which after all their howling-the big words and motley apparel of the showman-turns out to be but the stuffed specimen which has so often figured at different times and under different coats-the incarnation of straw, which at the present writ- ing, has assumed the guise and the teeth of Mr. Solicitor-General Jones, the sworn adviser of the...
SYDNEY AND PORT PHILLIP. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 27 December 1839
SYDNEY AND PORT PHILLIP. The Sydney and Port Phillip papers to the 18th of this month have been received, but the former contain no topic of interest beyond the discussion upon the appropriation of the Land Fund, and the salary to be devoted to the Governor of New Zealand. At Melbourne a melancholy accident had occurred, occasioned by the explosion of gun- powder, in the house of Mr. Blanch, formerly gunsmith of this town. Mr. and Mrs. Blanch are both dead, and two men are most severely burnt.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 27 December 1839
For Fort Phillip, (With Immediate Despatch) &nbsp; THE fast sailing ship Lord Sidmouth, Wm. Marr, master, 200 tons, re- cently fitted up expressly for passengers, on the plan of the Falmouth packets, in &nbsp; Which service she was engaged several years. For freight &nbsp; or passage apply to Captain Wm. Marr, (well known in &nbsp; the trade) or to New Wharf, 26th December. A. HAIG. P. S.-This vessel offers an eligible opportunity for a return cargo of sheep or cattle. For Melbourne. THE Trugananina, now nearly loaded, will sail on Sunday next, 29th &nbsp; instant. For freight or passage early application is necessary to the master on. &nbsp; &nbsp; board or at &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; New Wharf, December 26. A. HAIG. N.B. - Goods for the above vessels well be stored free of charge by A. HAIG. V'antod, If a gentleman's family, a highly respectable person as Needlewoman, and to tako charge «f a...
GAZETTE. SALE OF CROWN LANDS. A PROCLAMATION. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 27 December 1839
GAZETTE SALE OF CROWN LANDS. &nbsp; By His Excellency, SIR JOHN FRANKLIN, Knight Com- &nbsp; mander of the Royal Hanoverian Guelphic Order, Knight of the Greek Order of the Redeemer, and a Captain in Her Majesty's Royal Navy, Lieutenant Governor of the Island of Van Diemans Land and its Dependencies flre. ft. A PROCLAMATION. WHEREAS certain regulations were published in the Hobart Town Gazette, bearing date the sixteenth day of February 1832, relative to the sale of Crown Lands. And whereas the necessary arrangements therein referred to have been completed, and plans of the Parishes hereunder mentioned are now ready for inspection at the office of the Surveyor-General. I do therefore by these presents notify and proclaim, that the several lots of land hereinafter described «ill, after the expiration of one month, become disposable : And I do therefore by these presents notify and proclaim, that the several lots of land hereinafter described, will be put up for sale...
Meteorological Observations, From Dec. 26 to Jan. [?], at Hobarton, 2 o'Clock each Day. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 3 January 1840
Meteorological Observations, ' From Dec. 26 to Jan. \,at Ifolarton, 2 o'Clock each Day. I o.w. Dir. Ther Thur. Frl. Sat. Sun. Mon. Tues. Wed. 30 I 30 2 30 2 30 9 300 29 8 29 G 30.1 70 South Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto North East North Velocity of the Wind. 25 20 15 15 IA 20 Depth of Rain, 0.0 inches. Sun rises, 4h.28m. I Sun sets, 7h. 32m. | Daylight begins, 2h. 50m. | Daylight ends, Oh. lOin. Length of day, lah.'5m. Day decreases, Oh. .10m. Clock before sun, Oh. 0m. New moon,filh day, 7 morn. All Orders, Advertisements* or Communications, intended for this Paper, should be forwarded, addressed to tht Editor of the Courier, early in the week. Short Notices and Advertisements earn be received until ti* o'clock on Thursday Evening, after which time, an- nouncements, if sent, cannot appear until tht tntmimg week. AGENTS, Mr. H. DOWLINO. Bookseller, Launceston. Mr. Taoo, Bookseller, George Street, Sydney. Mr. J. BuanuAM HAU, 10, Towtr Street, London. Printed and Published hy tht Proprietor,...
THIS MORNING'S POST. (From the L[?] Advertiser.) LAUNCESTON [?]ORN MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 3 January 1840
PIPING'S THIS MORNING'S POST. (From (ht laiseetítm Adtrtmr.) , i '?'' ' s' >' *T-' Ï.. . 'VL ; LAVKCSWTOwVonM HARKBT. , \« i* .the eora «Mtkcti wo j rtoiM.-pHolde-» of wheat L Bread is «aw Is 8dUhe 41b & - KI - .. .^ , , y ill,' have to report nothî\i&lt;ï têt fh/rn at cur auolaü.rr.'^1 . i'*; ._. ' ' .> *« I Wheat 13] to 18s, oats 6s to 7s per bushel fflotir, first qualitvi 4JS, second 40s, ration 38s per lOOlbs. LAUNCESTON HAILS. To Adelaide, per Hamilton, To-Morrow. To London, per Cygnet, 14th January.
NEW ZEALAND. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 3 January 1840
NEW ZEALAND. By favour of Captain Leslie, of the schooner ' Fal- con,' from New Zealand yesterday, we learn the fol- lowing account of an outbreak of the natives about eight miles from Onpati :-On the 16th October the Notorowkow attacked the Nottyarber tribe at 3, A.M., while asleep in their huts. The alarm being given, the Nottyarber tribe immediately arose and a dreadful con- flict ensued w hich lasted until 9, A. M. About one hundred and fifty of the Notorowkow tribe were killed, and nearly twice that number wounded, while on the other side scarcely one-fourth of that number were hurt. So confi- dent were the Notorowlcows of success, that they even brought ropes to bind their captives, as also accompanied by their women and children, who were to enjoy the feast upon the slain after the contemplated victory. The Not* tyarbcrs were as forbearing after the victory as they proved themselves courageous in the battle. They buried their wounded enemies on the spot with all their accoutr...
CHINA. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 3 January 1840
CHINA. ! Accounts have been received from China to the 28th of -7uqpM..Xhe «tata of nÇiirawas as unsatisfactory as they have been since the Imperial CommlsMoner commenced his campaign against the opium; and the obstacles to a reconciliation of interests appear rather to increaso than diminish. Captain Elliot had retired to Macao, at which place the Chinese authorities had placarded him ; and he appears to have issued a proclamation in his own defence, addressed to the Chinese, in which the violence and perfidy which had marked the recent proceedings, were unspar- ingly exposed. An attack from the Chinese appears also to nave been threatened, as the Cambridge had been char- tered to net as a guard ship. Two edicts had been put forth by the Chinese ; the one forbidding any trafile with the ves- sels at Macao, under the usual Chinese penalty of death; the other, ordering the foreign ships either to return to Cinton, or to quit the country in five days. The destruction of the opium bad ...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 3 January 1840
MARRIED-On the 2d instant, at St. David's Church, &nbsp; Hobart Town, by the Rev. Wm. Bedford, Senior Chaplain, John Leslie Stewart, Esq., to Elisabeth, third daughter of Thomas Newsam, Esq., Cambridge, England. &nbsp; &nbsp; DIED-On the 27th ultimo, Ellen, Infant Daughter of Mr. U. B. Barfoot, Murray-street.
SUPREME COURT—GAOL DELIVERY. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 3 January 1840
SUPREME COURT-G AOL DELIVERY. At HOBARTON-On Tuesday, 21st January. QUARTER SESSIONS At HOBARTON-On Monday, 6th January. At OATLANDS- On Monday,27th January. At NEW NORFOLK-On Monday, 13th January. At CAMPBELTON-On Thursday, 9th January. State of the Female House of Correction, Hobart town, Dee. 31.-Number assignable for Hobart, 11; do. for the interior, 32. State of the Female House of Correction, Laun- ceston, December 27-Number assignable, 9.
ALMANACK, AND ABSTRACT OF PUBLIC SALES FOR THE [?]NSUING WEEK. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 3 January 1840
ÜXIKAHTACX, I AND ABSTRACT OF rUBLIC SAMS roll Til« BNSUIKO WKEIC. I Sunday-January 5.-Second Sunday aftor Christmas. CHURCH SERVICE-Morea LISSONS. Morning Lessons-Isaiah, ch'. 41-Matthew, ch. 4. Evening Lessons-Isaiah, ch. 43-.Romans, ch. 4. Monday-January 6. Sale-Furniture, &e., at the residence of James Mea- burn, Esq-T. Y. Lowes. . Tuetday-January 7. Sale-Unredeemed Pledges, at D. Ramsay's, 74, Mur- ray-street-James Duncan. Wednesday-January 8. " Sale-Household Furniture, fite., on the premises in MolJe-sueet-Stracey & Burn. Thursday-January 9. Henry Courtenay, Marquis of Exeter, beheaded, 1539. Friday-January 10. Lord Nelson buried in St. Paul's. 1600. Saturday-January 11. Sale-Agricultural Farm, near the Derwent, at his Mar* -T. Y. Lowes. f Sand-Land, at the Vails, New Norfolk, at his Ms." T. Y. Lowes. .'??,' ? ?.du
THE GOVERNMENT SCHEME OP EDUCATION. TO THE EDITOR OF THE COURIER. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 3 January 1840
¡THE GOVERNMENT SCHEME OP EDUCATION. I TO THE EDITOR OF TUE COURIER. \ SIR, it must surprise all to observe the tenacity with which the advocates of the government-scheme of education arro- gate a tnerit to themselves for their liberality ; their system is essentially exclusive as regards religion, for whatever it may permit out of school-hours, it excludes it altogether from its own provisions. Some who defend tliis scheme, and declare an objection to the more liberal plan proposed by the Archdeacon here, have set up lately a most curious argument in defence of it : in my humble opinion they arestrengthening the cause of the friends of religious education. Tho working, they say, of the plan recommended by the Archdeacon, (vis. tho partition of the government grant among the various sects according to their numbers, i.e., according to their wants,)-.would, in Van Diemen's Land, be attended with this effect ;-the number of the professing members of the Protestant Epis pocal Church wo...
INDIA. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 3 January 1840
- --'fin-r'^--- ? --^""--".---------^-"-"?".--? 1 INDIA. We have received India papers to the middle of Septem- ber, and Isle of France papers to the first week in Novem- ber. Amongst their intelligence, nre the details of a most gallant achievement by the Hritish troops, adding another laurel to the glorious wreath which already adorns them. The official dispatch from the victorious General Sir John Keane is in the Calcutta Gazette of the 2!)ih August. We have now only space to state that it announces the capturo of the hitherto supposed impregnable fortress ol' Ghuzni, on the morning of the 23rd July, by storm. The gates were blown in by the Engineers under the command of Major Thompson the storming party under llrigadicr Sale advanced, sup- ported by the main army, led by Sir Willoughby Cotton, but under the immediate command of Sir John Keane himself, and in less than two hours of hand-to-hand con- tested struggle, the British standard waved upon the citadel. The casualties were...
The Courier. FRIDAY EVENING, JANUARY 3, 1840. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 3 January 1840
®i# ftûuvitv* FRIDAY EVENING. JANUARY 3,1840. THE argument «hieb the supporters of the Government plan of education insist upon as one of the strongest proofs for the necessity of de- priving the clergy of all control over the schools, and retting it in the concentrated wisdom of a lay Board, namely, the unimportant subdivisions, which the adoption of the Archdeacon's plan of affording assistance according to the .universal strength of the different sects and persuasions in this colony would create-that ia, in other words, the preponderating influence which it would give 1o the church.of England-proves, like mott of the casuistries brought forward in defence of the newfangled scheme, the weakness of the canse it it intended to uphold. ' We refer our readers to a fetter of our correspondent TÍATOH, who "has ir^tea^ the subject with temper and dis. crimtpgVforj, «wii exposed this amongst other ímhurrablé subterfuges resorted to by?the advo- cate* of i%tt Boattt.in. ordet.to, escape th...
The Courier. THURSDAY EVENING, JANUARY 2, 1840. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 3 January 1840
>____m_~-i»_i_Mi_wp_»e_e_«a-s_B_B__siiTitpiii. ri »«m w, O/fce Courier» THURSDAY EVENING, JANUARY 2, 1840. § "ÏTHH .general gaol deliverer," Lord Nor- manby, finding- the colonies too troublesome to be , managed according to the Castle ritual, and not toeing able to reconcile the transportation of rebels from Canada to Van Diemen'3 Land, with the wholesale liberation of felons from the gaols of Tipperary,, has accordingly made a slight sacrifice to conscience^ and sought refuge in March Phillips and the Home Office, leaving to Lord John Rus- sell the task of controlling the destinies of the vast colonial possessions of Great Britain. It may be, that his colleagues thought the change a wise one in other respects, seeing that his Lord- ship failed to realise the very sanguine anticipa- tions entertained of his debut as Colonial Secre- tary in the House of Lords. They forgot the nuouialy of hw position, and merely remembered ?his capacity for business, and his power as a de- bater. ...
Shipping Intelligence. HOBART TOWN ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 3 January 1840
Shipping Intelligence HOBART TOWN ARRIVALS &nbsp; &nbsp; December 27-the cutter Shamrock, 36 tons, Barrett, from Port Phillip, the 22d ult. 28- the brig Lord Hobart, 160 tons, Nichols, from Port Phillip, with sheep. 28-the bark Chatlotte, 483 tons, Forrester, from Leith, the 18th August, with a general cargo — passengers, Miss A. M. Cunliffe, Messrs. A. Gray, James Bruce, James Thomson, Thomas Kenton, Alexander Baird, J. J. and R. Turnbull, H. Roach, A. Jolly, G. Berry, Miss J. Auld, J. Thomson, W. Thomson. C. Benny, Jane W. Benny, D. M'Intosh, D. J. Bernard, D. Graham, Mrs. Steel, Maria Steel, Alexander Steel, Adam, Alexander, Jesse, and Helen Roxburgh, Martha Stirling, Alex, and Mrs. Macleod, John M'Coll, Margaret M'Coll, William Park, Mrs. Park, Catherine Park, James Haddoway, George Gordon, William Miller, J. Johnston, John Arbuckle, Wm. Strang, and George Fowler. 29 - the ship Blake, 569 tons, Eshelby, from London, the 22d July, with a general cargo - passengers...
ENGLISH NEWS. MINISTERIAL CHANGES. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 3 January 1840
ENGLISH NEWS. >-MINISTERIAL CHANGES. We see no confirmation of the announcement made by a contemporary journal, of the retire- ment of Lord Howick and Mr. Charles Wood--' the Grey section of the Gäbinet;-from office^ On the contrary, we find, on the authority of the Morning Chronicle, which appears to be the best informed paper on these changes, having announced them several weeks before they were made known, although contradicted with much pertness by the Ministerial journals-that the following are the arrangements : " Should * authority,* however, be in the mood for more contradictions, we will give the opportunity by adding that Mr. Labouchere will succeed Mr. Pou lett Thomson as President of the Board of Trade ; that Mr. Vernon Smith will succeed Mr. Labouchere as Under Secretary for the Colonies ; that Mr. Shiel takes Mr. V. Smith's Secretaryship at the India Board ; it is said that Mr. Moore O'Ferrall succeeds Mr. C. Wood as Secretary at the Admiralty ¿ and it is certain th...
GAZETTE. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 3 January 1840
GAZETTE. WHEREAS certain regulations were published in the Hobart Town Gazzette, bearing date the sixteenth day of February, 1832, relative to the sale of Crown Lands. And whereas the necessary arrangements therein referred to have been completed, and plans of the Parishes hereunder mentioned are now ready for inspection at the office of the Surveyor General. I do therefore by these presents notify and proclaim, that the several lots of land hereinafter described will, after the expiration of three calendar months, become disposable. And I do therefore by these presents notify and proclaim, that the several lots of land hereinafter described will be put for sale by public auction on Tuesday, the 11th day of March next, at 12 o'clock at noon, at the Court of Requests' Room, Launceston, subject to the terms and con- ditions of such Government Notice of the sixteenth day of February, 1832. ( Concluded from our last. ) Lot 531, 638 acres.-Bounded on the west by 44 chains 65 links along ...