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POLICE OFFICE. Hobart, 11th January, 1841. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 26 January 1841
POLICE OFFICE. Hobart, 11th January, 1841. The following persons have been duly licensed as Hawkers and Carriers from the dates set after their respective names, in accordance with the provisions of the Hawkers and Carriers' Act : Hawkers.-Charles Ingram, residing at Launceston, from the 4th ultimo; William Howes, ditto, 4th ditto ; Benjamin Nel- son,Hobarton, 4th ditto; Solomon Brown, ditto, 11th ditto; &nbsp; Jumes Robertson. Launceston, 11th ditto; Henry Thompson, Hobarton, 17th ditto. &nbsp; Carriers.-Robert Hayes, residing at New Norfolk, from the 7th ultimo; William Groves, Hobarton, 28th ditto. JOSIAH SPODE,Chief Police Magistrate. &nbsp;
POLICE OFFICE, LONGFORD. 18th January, 1841. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 26 January 1841
POLICE OFFICE. LONGFORD. \Sth January, 1841. Ulereas a cask, containing about five gallons of Rum, l:n\ iu¡í been seized and condemned under the provisions of the Pi fin i t Act, together with n cart and two bullocks used in illicitly removing the said liquor, I hereby give no (ici', that the pâme will be put up for sale at public unction, nt the Police Office, Longford, on Monday, the «th day of February nett, ut 12 o'clock precisely. .lA.Mfcs noKïi.E, (viwei uisirici uonsiaijie.
POLICE OFFICE, CAMPBELTON. 11th January, 1841. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 26 January 1841
POLICE OFFICE, CAMP3ELTON. lUh January, 1841. Tenders will he received by mo until 12 o'clock on Saturday, the 30th day of January instant, for the supply of Fuel for the Police Office and Watch-house at Camp. | belton, for eight months, from the 1st proximo to the 30th of September, 1841. Police Office Campbelton-320 (b3 daily in winter, and HO lbs daily in summer. Watch-bouse at Campbelton-1C0 lbs daily in winter, | and 40 lbs daily in Bummer. _ _ _ h REUERIC FORTH, Police Magistrate. |
POLICE OFFICE, OATLANDS. 13th January, 1841. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 26 January 1841
POLICE OFFICE, OATLANDS. lith January, 1841. Tenders will be received by me until 12 o'clock on Saturday, the 31st instant, for the supply of Fuel for the Watch-house at Spring Hill, for one year, commencing 1st February, 1841, nt the rate of 160 lbs in winter, and 40 lbs Jons WHITEFOORD, Police Magistrate.
POLICE OFFICE, HAMILTON. 4th January, 1841. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 26 January 1841
POLICE OFFICE, HAMILTON. 4th January, 1841. Tenders for the supply of Firewood for eight months from the 1st February next, for the Police Office and Lock-up.house nt Hamilton, will be received by me at this office until Thursday, the 28th instant, at 10 o'clock A.M., slating the price per 100 lbs. H. B. TORLESSE, Assistant Police Magistrate.
CAPE OF GOOD HOPE. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 26 January 1841
CAPE OF GOOD HOPE. A rumour is rife in Graham's Town, that the Authori- ties have received a communication from the Emigrant Farmers, offering to place themselves ander the British Government. It may probably be the case that some such communication has beeu sent, but we believe it will be found not to have emanated from any very influential party amongst them. To our ininti it intimates nothing more than that there are dissensions and divisions amongst the emigiauts, and which may perhaps be turned to account on the well-understood principle ol " divide and conquer." -Graham's Town Journal, Oct. 8.
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 26 January 1841
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. WB acknowledge the receipt of files of papers from South Australia to the 5th of the present month, from which we furnish copious extracts. A great agricultural meeting, the first of the kind, was held at Fordham'* hotel on the 8th December. Specimens, says the Southern Australian, of every kind of agricultural and horticultural produce were exhibited -among which were samples of wheat, barley, oats, wool, potatoes, cabbage, onions, mangle-wurzel, cucumbers, turnips, colonial cheese, &c. The show concluded in the usual manner with a dinner, at which from ninety to one hundred sat down. A grand dinner was given to David M'Laren, Esq., the Colonial Manager of the affairs of the South Austra- lian Company, on the 31st December, previously to that gentleman's departure from the colony for England. Minerals in South Australia-On Saturday last, a splen- did specimen of lead ore, picked up iu the Mount Lofty range, was brought to our office fur inspection, the yiel...
COLONIAL PRESS. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 26 January 1841
COLONIAL PRESS. HARVEST.-The Harvest has commenced-and wonld "1 have been nearly all cut down throughout the colony, if tï reapers could be procured ; but much grain is already \ shed out, and a great deal more will be lost for the want of '", reapers. The wheat crop will furn out better than was ' t anticipated : barley and oats will be very deficient-so '¡ will potatoes; turnips, there are scarcely any in the J colony,-although many persons have sown their fields three times this season. Hay will also be very scarce and dear-indeed it would be impossible to supply one-tenth ?; of the probable demand in the colony, were it not for the f\ quantity of wheat and barley that, being choked with :| wild oats, has been cut for hay. j[ We have seen no ground for the alarm that has been ¿ raised about a scarcity of wheat, for although in what have been usually considered the best wheat districts, the crop is not three-fourths of an average; and in some par- ticular spots it has totally fail...
COLONIAL MEDICAL DEPARTMENT. 12th January, 1841. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 26 January 1841
COLONIAL MEDICAL DEPARTMENT. 12th January, 1841. Mr. William Porter, of Launceston, having submitted his medical testimonials to be examined by me, I hereby certify that he is, according to the enactments of a late Act passed for the regulation of the practice of physic in this colony, qualified to practice medicine, surgery, and pharmacy in Van Diemen's Land and its dependencies. _ _ _ J. F. CLARKE. M. D, President of the Board of Examiners.
MARKETS. HOBART TOWN MARKETS, JANUARY 25. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 26 January 1841
- MARKETS. . HOBART TOWN MARKETS, JANUART 25. The market prico of wheat Still continues at about eight «hil- I lings ; there has not beerf any brought to market this week. Ve- getables are the same as Inst week with the exception of potatoes, which are rising fast, and will no doubt be very dear ; they ore now 16s. to 18s. per cwt. Wheat, 7s to 8s i oats, 4s fid to 5s; barley, English, 4s 6d to 5s; Cape, 4s to 4s 6d ; Cobbett's corn, 6s to 5s 6d per bushel;-hav, 7s to 7s 6d per cwt.'; ditto, pressed, 7s to 8ä ditto ; new hay, £4 15s to ¿C5 10s per ton ; straw, 3s to 3s 6d per cwt. ; quartering and battens, 12s to 13s per 100 feet ; inch and half inch boards,-13s-per ditto; shingles, 12s to 14s per 1000; mimosa bark, ¿£3 15s per ton; Port Arthur coals, 12s, Sydney ditto, 60s per ton; she oak, 12s; gumwood, 9s per ton. Potatoes, 18s per cwt. ; cabbages, per dozen, 2s ; turnips and carrots, per dozen bunches, 2s; cauliflowers, per doten, 4s; green gage plums, 4d per quart ; damsons, 4d...
GOVERNMENT NOTICE. No. 22. Colonial Secretary's Office, 16th January, 1841. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 26 January 1841
GOVERNMENT NOTICE. No. 22. Colonial Secretary's Office, Office, 16th January, 1841. The Lieutenaut-Governor has been pleased to extend to the under-mentioned Convicts the indulgences stated after their names respectively, as a reward for their meritorious conduct in the apprehension of Bushrangers, viz:- To William Jones, per Emperor Alexander, and John Gibson, Medina, a Conditional Pardon. To Thomas Fielding, per Norfolk, a Ticket-of-Leave. To William Blurton, per Mary, the promise of a Conditional &nbsp; Pardon on 1st of June next. &nbsp; By His Excellency's command, M. FORSTER.
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 26 January 1841
,MM«_FOR LONDON.-The fine bark HINDOO. WSa A 1,310 ton«, C. L. VAN ZUILICOM, com mander7having nearly a» her oil on board, will meet with quick despatch. " " . " . For freight of wool only and passengers, (having excellent accommodations) apply to the commander on board, or to New Wharf, January 12. WILLIS, GARRETT, & Co. ,FOR LONDON.-(Regular Trader.)-The L well-known first-class bark WAVE, 340 tons, EDWARD GOLDSMITH, commander, now loading for the above port, will be despatched immediately. Has very superior accommodations for passengers. For freight of wool or passage, apply to the commander on board, or to. . New Wharf. December 21. WILLIS, GARRETT, & Co. .FOR LONDON.-(To sail in all December j next.) The fine first-classcolonial built bark SIR JEORGE ARTHUR,299tons register, M'KELLAR,master, now loading for the above port. Hassuperior cabin accommoda- tions. For freight or passage, apply to the Captain on board, ASKIN MORRISON, or New Wharf,'November 2. KERU, AL...
GAZETTE. GOVERNMENT NOTICE. No. 18. Colonial Secretary's Office, 19th January, 1841. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 26 January 1841
GAZETTE. GOVERNMENT NOTICE. No. l8. Colonial Secretary's Office. 19th January, 1841. It is with deep regret that the Lieutenant-Governor announces the death of Her Royal Highness the Princess Augusta &nbsp; Sophia, which took place on the 22d September last, at &nbsp; Clarence House, St James's Palace. The Royal Standard and Union Jack will be hoisted half- mast high - the former at Mulgrave Battery, the latter at Mount Nelson - from sunrise to sunset to-morrow, and each succeeding day, till Friday, the 29th instant. His Excellency is pleased to appoint the period of General Mourning to be from the present period to the 2d day of February next. By His Excellency's command. M. FORSTER.
PORT NATAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 26 January 1841
PORT NATAL. Letters have been received from Port Natal to the 10th tilt. Everything was said to be quiet and going on well. A heavy duty on wine and spirits hnd been luid, and which seems to intimate that the farmers were fully sensible of the mischievous effects of the tree indulgence of intoxicating liquors in a new settlement. Whether a fiscal regulation, like that adopted, will have the desired effect, remains to be seen. We sincerely hope it may. The following is a translation of the official announce- ment on the subject : NOTICE.-Notice is hereby given, that the Council of Representatives of the People, in the Council held on the 8lb August, 1840, at Pietermaurilzbrrg, Port Natal, have resolved, in consequence of a memorial addressed to them bearing G07 signatures, that from the date hereof, a duty shall be lev ¡ed of two rix dollars on every gallon of brandy, and ten rix dollars on every balf-aum of wine imported into Port Natal. By order of the Council, (Signed) J. J. BURGE...
Murder! Fifty Sovereigns Reward and a Free Pardon. Police Department, Hobart, 16th January, 1841. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 26 January 1841
Murder ! Fifty Sotereiyn» Reward and a Free Pardon. Police Department, Hobart, 16th January, 1841. Whereas William Trueston and William Clark, servants in the employ of Mr. William Brodribb, of the Hunting Ground, were inhumanly murdered at the Great Lake, in the District of Bothwell, on or about Friday, the 27th day of November now last past, nnd the perpetrators of the said Murder are as yet undiscovered : This is to «ive notice that 1 am authorised hy His Excellency the Lieu- tenant-Governor to offer a Reward of Fifty Sovereigns for the discovery and apprehension of the said Murderers (provided such discovery nnd apprehension be not affected by a principal in the said Murder ;) and should such ser- vice be performed by a Prisoner of the Crown, then, in addition to such Reward, he will be recommended to the Secretary of Stnto for a Free Pardon. And I further notify, that should the said Murder have been committed by George Birrell, John Beard, and John Fisher, then that the Reward...
PORT PHILLIP. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 26 January 1841
PORT PHILLIP. Number of days in each month on which rain fell at Melbourne in 1810:-January, 10; February, 4; March, 12; April, 14; May, 14; June, 7; July, 0; August, 0 ; September, l8 ; October, 9 ; November, 0 ; December, 8 ; total, 120 days. The Blacks.-Yesterday evening the nine blacks tried and sentenced at the last Sessions were conveyed to the river for the purpose of being put on board the Vesper, bound for Sjducy. The irons by which they had hitherto been bound two-nnd-two, had been struck, nnd they were only ironed singly. This to them was freedom, and no sooner were they on board limn they endeavoured to es- cape by'leaping into the river npon a given signal. The guard fired and two were killed, and one so wounded that he was captured and bronght back to Melbourne, where he was instantly inspected and promptly attended to bv Dr. Cussen, the colonial surgeon. Six of them escaped into the bush, and have not yet been captured. From Dr. Cussen'« report, it is believed that th...
SPIRIT OF THE ENGLISH PRESS. THE TRUE POSITION OF FRANCE AND ENGLAND WITH REGARD TO EGYPT. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 26 January 1841
SPIRIT OF THE ENGLISH PRESS. THE TIIUE POSITION OF FRANCE AND ENGLAND WITH REGARD TO EGYPT. CHRONICLE (Correspondent) What is England in this affair any more, than the other powers, that she alone is to be singled out to bear the brunt of a war with France, because France for her own purposes ,i may choose to violate a blockade of Egypt which th^g-> Ottoman Sultan has thought fit to establish ? Ia the W convention so little understood that England is u> regarded as principal in the business, instead of * auxiliary, as she only is ? The whole question, from beginning to end, may be summed up in a few words. A Pacha of the Porte rises in rebellion, and'taking advantage of a moment of .weakness, despises the orders of his sovereign, the Sultan, defeats the troops that are sent against him, and attempts to establish his own independence. Unable alone to reduce him to obedience, the Sultan applies for aid from Eng- land; but her force at the moment is employed otherwise, or perhaps...
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. PORT OF HOBART TOWN. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 26 January 1841
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. PORT OP HOBART TOWN. Arrivals.-January 22-the schooner Abeona; 96 tons. Black- burn, from Port Lincoln, 13th instant, in ballast. J. F. Stra- chan, agent-passengers, Lady Franklin, Miss Franklin, Mr. Bagot, Mr. Gell, and two servants, Mr. and Mrs. Cavanagh, George Smith, Joseph Robumburg, Mr. and Mrs. Whittaker, Mr. and Mrs Eldridge and children. 23-the American ship Florida, 329 tons, 'lenney, from New Bedford, 19th April, with oil. 1 £3-the ship Cachalot, 438 tons. Manger, from Sydney, 16tli October, with nil and bone, W. M. Orri agent. Departures.-January 23-the bark Midlothian, 417 tons. Mor- rison, for Sydney, with oil and bone. 23-the schooner Lillias, 88 tons, Smith, for Port Phillip, with sundries. PORT or LAONCKSTOK. Arrivals.-January 21-the schooner Challenger, 81 tons, Ro- bertson, from South Australia, Connolly & Co., agents, with sundries-passengers, John Regan, Mr. Rook ami four chil- dren, Mrs. Robertson. John lines and three children, G...