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Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 16 October 1840
TO ADVEItTISEliS. This Journal is published every TUESDAY and FRIDAY. Adver iisements 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.
COMMISSARIAT. COMMISSARIAT OFFICE, Hobart Town, October 6, 1840. WHEAT. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 16 October 1840
COMMISSARIAT. COMMISSARIAT OFFICE, Hobart Town, October C, 1840. Notice.-The Commissariat Stores at Hobart Town and I Launceston will not be open for the reception of wheat, (in terms of the advertisement from this office, under date of the 12th August last,) after Saturday, the I Oth instant inclusive. From that date wheat will be received at the rate of 7s Cd per bushel of 641bs, until further notice. GEORGE MACLEAN, A.C.G.
COMMISSARIAT OFFICE. 15th October, 1840. STORK FOR ROYAL NAVY. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 16 October 1840
COMMISSARIAT OFFICE. 15th October, 1840. STORK FOR ROYAL NAVY. Notice.-Required for the service of the Royal Navy, the following stores, viz : Olive oil, 12 quarts Fine emery, 41 bs Tin bottle, 1 Old canvas, 279 yards No. 2 do, 101 do No. 4 do, 46 do No. 7do, 131do Twine, 3Hbs Hide tiller rope, 4 in., 50 fathoms Hogs' lard, I12lbs Files, flat, smith, 15 in., 4 in No. Do, 15 in., 1 do Do, half round, 12 in., 1 do Do, 14 in., do Do, 15 in., do Do, 16 in., do Box iron, flat, 2$ x £, &lt;5lbs Do, I4x$,95 do Do, 3 x f, G7 do Do, 1 x 3-8, 23 do Do, round, 3.8, do Do, J, 28 do Do, 1}, 38 do Do,l|, 32 do Do, square, f, 13 do Do, 1,49 do Do, li, 37 do Do, l¿, 33 do Blistered steel, 4 do Shear steel, 6 do Cast do, 8 do Iron for flat head screws, J, 24lbs A. Z. pine, 2 in., feet, l8 superficial Do, 1 in., (Io, 152 do S. B. joist, 7 x 2}, do, 28 running A. Z. pine, 1 in., do, 12 superficial -S. fi. Board, 1 in., do, 12 do Cedar, 1 io., 20 feet Deal, j in., G feet ?Black paint, lOOlbs. T...
FOREIGN INTELLIGENCE. SPAIN. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 16 October 1840
FOREIGN INTELLIGENCE. Of Spanish news, the latest accounts from Barcelona, are dated the alii June. Intelligeucc of the fate of Morella reached that city on the preceding day, when the bells of the churches were put in motion, auJ " Te dennis" chauuted in commemoration of the fortunate event. General Van Halen, who was nearly recovered from his wounds, received a despatch on the 6th, announcing that Cabrera had crossed the Ebro, and entered Catalonia, at the head of 4,01)0 men, followed by General Leopold O'Donnell. The news of the fall of Cantavicja is confirmed by a dispatch of O'Donnell's to Espartero, in which he states that-" The rebels, who were doubtless terrified at the preparations made for the attack of the forts and fortified town of Cantavicja, abandoned them last night, having previously set fire to the town, carrying their barbarity to the extreme point of destroying by fire their own hospital, as well as their wounded and helpless sick who were not in a condition to m...
COMMISSIONERS' OFFICE. 16th October, 1840. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 16 October 1840
COMMISSIONERS' OFFICE. 16th October, 1840. Notice is hereby given, that the following claims for &nbsp; grants will be ready for examination, by the Commission- ers appointed for that purpose, upon or immediately after the 16th of December next, on or before which day any caveat or counter claim must be entered. George Carr Clark, 1073 acres, Somerset; originally ordered to Thomas Wright, under a bond from whom the applicant claims; claim dated ISlh February, 1810. Michael Lackey, 129a. Ir. Op., Strangford, Monmouth ; originally ordered to Joseph Howell, who conveyed to the applicant ; claim dafed 2Gth July, 1839. George Mills, lr.-2p., New Norfolk ; originally ordered toC. O. Parsons, who sold to J. Collins, who sold to - ?itoy and William Blay, who sold to the applicant; claim dated IGlli October, 1839. John James, 31 perches, Hobart Town ; originally Alexander Morrison, who devised the same upon trust to be sold when the applicant became the purchaser at a public auction ...
TO THE EDITOR OF THE COURIER. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 16 October 1840
TO THE EDITOR OF THE COURIER. Sir,-It is with great reluctance that I again enter on the subject of my resignation of the office of magistrate, but the repeated observations on the conduct of those magistrates who acted with me, but who did not resign, makes it my duty again to express my sentiments. On deliberate reflection, I am con- vinced that the case is this :-A prosecutor, considering the de- cision of two magistrates, in acquitting a prisoner, to be incor- rect, applies by a letter, stating his views of the subject, to the Chief Police Magistrate, who, by direction of the Governor, (I again deny that I attribute corrupt motives to any concerned,) changes the acquittal into punishment. This I consider to be entirely at variance with the law. He (the Governor) gives no opportunity to the adjudicating magistrates to defend their decision, nor allows any further public trial or investigation. This I consider to show contempt towards the magistrates and cruelty towards the prison...
THE COURIER. Strenue et Drospcre. HOBART TOWN, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 16. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 16 October 1840
THE COURIER. âtrenue et Drospcre. HOBART TOWN, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 16. A UNIVERSAL panic appears to pervade the Money Market. The Banks, for reasons best known to themselves, have for Rome time past been curtailing their discounts, and a general pressure has consequently affected the commercial and agricul- tural interests 'throughout the whole colony. In the midst of plenty, and with every promise of a most abundant harvest this year, it was suddenly discovered by the force of some financial microscope, that we were overtrading-that the specie was not more than a tenth of the paper afloat, and that the colony was in fact-bankrupt. How it came to pass that this discovery was made just at the most pros- perous period the colony has ever yet seen, and not at other times when bills were far more bountiful than the harvest, is a problem which requires to be solved at the bands of our-modern financial prophets. Why so lately did'the Banks encourage that over- trading, and why so lately did t...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 16 October 1840
MARRIED-On the 13th instant, at St. David's Church, by the Rev. W. Bedford, Mr. Rowland S. Waterhouse, of the firm of R. S. Waterhouse and Brothers, Elizabeth-street, to Susannah Elizabeth, third daughter of W. Watchorn, Esq. DIED-On the 12th instant, at his residence, Clarence Plains, Mr. Richard Holmes, aged 53 years, deeply regretted by a numerous circle of friends.
LOCAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 16 October 1840
LOCAL. His Excellency Sir John Franklin paid an official visit to H.M.S. Erebus, Captain Ross, on Monday last, accompanied by Lady Franklin, Mr. and Miss Cracroft, Rev. W. Bedford and lady, the Colonial &nbsp; Secretary, Captain Moriarty, and the Aid-de-Camp; and on Wednesday afternoon His Excellency paid an official visit to H.M S. Terror, Captain Crozier, accompanied by Lady Franklin,- Miss Cracroft, the Solicitor-General and his lady, the A.C.G. Maclean and lady, Major Mainwaring. Captain Morhrty, and the Aid-de-Camp. Sir John Franklin proceeded with his party up the river in his barge, ana was rereived under a Balute of thirteen guns from each of the ships. The yards of the two vessels being manned, and their colours flying, presented a very animated appearance. His Excellency was received on board the respective vessels by their Captains, in company with all the other officers. The party afterwards inspected the ships, and Sir John expressed himself in terms of unqualif...
HOBART TOWN POLICE REPORT. Monday, October 12. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 16 October 1840
HOBART TOWN POLICE REPORT. Monday, October 12. Ten disorderlies were brought up and charged with drunkenness yesterday and the night previous ; each fined 5s. Four assigned servants were charged by Mr. Fitzgerald, their master, with being absent all last night; each to receive thirty-six lashes. Elias Schofield, assigned to Mr. Wright, was charged by constable Barns with being in a public-house yesterday during divine service ; six days' cell on bread and water, and ordered to attend church muster at the penitentiary every Sunday. Patrick Fitzgerald, ticket-of-leave, charged with being out after hours; fourteen days in a cell on bread and water. Tuesday, October 13. Seven fines for drunkenness. , William Bull, assigned to Mr. Lucas, of Browns River, sentenced to receive twelve lashes, for being drunk in the street. Henry Wake, assigned to Mr. Price, of Bathurst-street, charged with being drunk and using obscene language ; fourteen days' solitary confinement on bread and water. The c...
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. PORT OF HOBART TOWN. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 16 October 1840
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. PORT OF HOBART TOWN. Arrivals --- October 14 --- the brigantine Agenoria, 129 tons. Hurst, from South America, with wheat, &c ' 14- the schooner JAUitu, 98 tons, Smith, from Port Phillip, with sundries, and two male and one female passengers. M-r-the schooner Agntt and ElizaUtk, 74 tons, Mitchell, from fort Phillip, with sundries. 14-the brig Sen Horse, 200 tons, Whicker, from Calcutta, j with sundries-passengers. Major Thompson, Captain Milner j and lady, S. B. Hughes, Esq., Mr. Robertson, two male and one female servant. " 14-the bark Brankin Moor, 371 tons, Smith, ftom Port Phil lip, with stock-passengers, Mr. Charles Roper and three stock- men. Departures.-October "1.1-the bark Lady of the Lake, 240 tons, Harbttrgh, for Port Phillip, with sundries. 14-the brig Caroline, 157 tons, Woodin, for New Zealand, with sundries. The Biankin Moor spoke the bark Lord Sidmouth off George's Island, on the 12th instant. IMPORTS. Vessels entered Inwards from the \...
COLONIAL PRESS. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 16 October 1840
COLONIAL PRESS." CORONER'S INQUEST JURORS' BILL.-This Bill came into operation the first of the present month, and it is as well for the public to treasure up a simple fact, that instead of attending or not, as jurors, after being duly summoned, which has been the fashion heretofore, they will be visited in future for such contempt with a penalty of £10, and the Coroner has no power to mitigate the same. Only seven jurymen are now impanelled, instead of twelve aud up- wards, as of old.-Cormcall Chronicle, Oct. 10. The number of jurors for the district of Launceston, and the sub-districts of George Town and Morven, as the Jury List at present stands, is 422. Of course this number will be much reduced when the question of exemption has been decided ; and doubtless the severe scrutiny which will be instituted, will assist in making a further reduction in these numbers.-Ibid. DR. HODSON.-A report having been circulated that Dr. Hobson had died at Port Phillip, we are requested lo con- t...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 16 October 1840
gggg SHIPPING. |fÜ 1701t LONDON.-The fine fast-sailing first-class - bark WEST INDIAN, 327 tons, C. MACAft * HUR, master, ia laid on for the above port, and having «>e greatest part of her cargo engaged, will sail in all December; has very superior accommodation for passen- gers. For freight or passage apply to the Commander ou board, or to. _QjjnVharf, October 14._W. M Ona. llfANTED, by a Gentleman, to BOARD only, ~ ? in a respectable family where there are no other boarders. Letters, stating terms, to be addressed to Y. Z, Courier Office. ^_Ö£toberl5. YXf ANTED immediately, Two Housekeepers, lor J* » very large establishments ; Needlewoman, Shopwoman, °A\' C*01'1 n,a'e and females,) Housemaids, Nurserymaids, stid Maids of All-work ; also, a Coachman and Groom. Ap- plication to Mrs. Ilex, Register Office, Liverpoolstrcet. "October. 15._ rpO CHEMISTS and DRUGGISTS.-WANTED. .*? an ASSISTANT, in a Retail Shop in the above line. *'»o. a respectable youth as an APPRENTICE, who will b...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 16 October 1840
jjSSL SHIPPING. ¿m FOR LONDON.-The verv fine fast-sailing A 1 British-built bnrk MARY "li AY, A. D. VOLUM, mmiinder, is now loading, and will be despatched for the Hove port tlic first ,veoli in Ootouer> having all lier cargo !eadyfof*h".,raB"t' . . .. For passage only, having very superior canin accommoda . """i« to the Captain on board ; Askin Morrison, Esq. ; WNc* Wharf, August 21. KERR, Ai.EXANnna, & Co. I-^OR SYDNEY.-The fine fast-sailing bark ^ TUSCAN,'-LUKE, commander, will sail for ii c above port on or before the 14th instant. For freight or àssajre. (having superior accommodations) apply to the com- mander on hoard, or to New Wlwif, October 12. Kenn, ALEXANDER, & Co. ]X)R LAUNCESTON.-The well-known schooner ^ Silt JOHN FRANKLIN, will meet with immedi- ate diäpal0'1 for the above. Apply to Captain Gill on "¿avcy-streel, Oct. 8. WILLIAM WAIWAM. WANTED, Three COMPOSITORA to whom liberal wages and constant employment will be given. Apply to the Printer. Cour...
HOBART TOWN POLICE REPORT. Thursday, October 15. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 20 October 1840
HOBART TOWN POLICE REPORT. Thursday, October 15. Four fines for drunkenness. ] Benjamin Hill, tickct-of-lcave, charged by constable &nbsp; Brice with misconduct ; two months' hard labour on the roads. Thomas Lowey charged with being in a public-house after hours; ten days* cell on bread and water. John Matthews, a carpenter employed at Hie Custom- house, charged with stealing two cedar boards, value 2s. ; to be kept to hard labour in chains six 'months. Mr. James Costello, of the Brown Bear, appeared to answer the complaint of district constable Symonds, with committing a breach ofthe Licensing Act, In allowing his door to be open during Divine worship on Sunday ; fined £5 and costs. Mr. Wear, of the Union Tavern, and Mr. Rider, of the Commercial Tavern, were both fined for a similar often«*. Adam Murrill, free hired servant to Captain Smith, charged by his employer with absenting himself without leave and ueglect of duty ; sentenced to seven days on the treadmill. Friday, O...
ANNO QUARTO VICTORIAE REGINAE No. 27. An Act to amend Two Acts relating ta the recovering Payment of Bills of Exchange and Promissory Nutes. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 20 October 1840
ANNO QUARTO VICTORIAS REGINA No. 27. An Act to amend Two Acts relating ta the recovering n went of Hills of Exchange and Promissorii Nute, b "H" WliLKEAS bj the Act of this Island intituled An Act t pioude foi the general tegalulion of Piacticcand Piocced ings vi the Supreme COMIC oj Van Diemen's Lund it ?" amongst other things enacted that it shall be lawful f the plaintiff or some one on his behalf in certain cases of uidebitatns nssumpsit or debt on simple contract therein mentioned to file together with the particulars or a stile ment of his demand an afliduvit of the amount due to him mid tkit then upon and also (in case the claim or any pu» theieof should be upon any Promissory Note or Bill 0f Exchange) upon leaving with the Registrar of tüe Su. prcnie Court of Van Diemen's Land the original of such Note or Bill it should be lawful for such plaintiff to BIM judgment and issue execution as is therein provided-And whereas by the Act of this Island intituled An Act to cn foi ce b...