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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Examiner — 25 May 1842
TO BE SOLD BY PUBLIC AUCTION, By Mr. J. C. Underwood, &nbsp; At Britton Jones' yards, Franklin Village, on FRIDAY, 27th instant, at 12 o'clock, FOUR CART COLTS, rising 3 years old One cart horse, five years old Twenty head of steers and heifers, two and three years old TERMS : — All sums under £26, cash; £25 to £50, three months ; £50 to £100, three and four months' credit on approved ac- cepted bills. Sale at Campbell Town ,23rd instant. Milch Cows, Steers, Fat Bullocks, Carriage Horses, &c., &c. TO BE SOLD BY PUBLIC AUCTION, By Mr. George Eddie, On MONDAY, the 23rd instant imme- diately after the sale of household furni- ture, &c., already advertised, FORTY HEAD OF CATTLE, consist- ing of — Ten pair steers, well adapted for the yoke Twelve fat bullocks, in prime condition Several well-bred milch cows. ALSO, A pair of first-rate carriage horses and a well-bred horse, fit for saddle or harness. TERMS : — Under £20, cash ; £20 to £50, three months ; ab...
CAPE TOWN. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Examiner — 25 May 1842
CAPE TOWN. Beef, 2d. to 3., mutton 2d., pork 6d. to 7d. tea 4s. to 4s. 6d., sugar 3d. to 6d., coffee 9d., rice l½d. to 2¼d., sago 6d., flour 3¼d. to 4½d., potatoes 2¼d., candles 8d. to 9d. soap 6d. salt 1d. to 1½d., pepper 9d., butter 1s. to 1s. 3d., cheese 1s. 6d., tobacco 1s. 4d. to 1s. 6d., snuff 3s., bread, first quality, 4½d. per lb. ; fowls 1s. 6d. to 3s., ducks 2s. 3d. to 3s. each ; coals 15s. per quarter chal- dron ; oil, 4s. 6d. per gallon ; cabbages 2d. to 7d., cauliflowers 6d. to 1s. 6d. each ; beer, 2s. 9d. per dozen ; milk, 2d. per bottle ; dried fruit 3d. to 9d. stalked raisins 4½d., wool 6½d., per lb. ; ostrich feathers 6½d. each ; lion, tiger, and ostrich skins, 19s. 1½d. each ; almonds, per 1000, 2s. 1½d. ; vine- &nbsp; &nbsp; gar, 48s per leagner ; brandy, £10 4s. per ditto ; honey, 4½d. per lb. — February 4.
HOBART TOWN. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Examiner — 25 May 1842
HOBART TOWN. The wheat market remains without any altera- tion. Wheat, 7s. 3d. to to 7s. 6d., English barley, 6s. 6d. to 7s., Cape ditto, 5s. 3d. to 5s. 6d., oats, 5s. 3d. to 5s. 6d. per bushel ; potatoes, £6 10s. to £7, hay (pressed) £7 10s., loose ditto, £6, to £6 10s., straw, £3 to £3 10s., Port Arthur coals, 30s., Sydney ditto 45s., English ditto, 42s., she oak 14s., gum 8s., to 9s. per ton ; eggs 2s. 6d. to 3s. per dozen ; fresh butter 2s. 6d. to 2s. 9d. per lb. ; cabbages 1s. 9d. to 2s. per dozen ; car- rots 6s. to 6s. 6d. per cwt. ; turkeys 5s. to 6s. each, geese ditto ; ducks, 4s. 6d. a pair ; fowls 3s. to 4s. ditto ; shingles, 8s. to 9s. per 1000 ; sawn timber, 8s. to 9s. per 100 feet ; posts and rails, 25s. per 100 ; paling 5s. to 6s. ditto. — Colonial Times. Return of grain and flour imported at the port of Hobart Town, during the week ended 10th May, 1842, inclusive — Nil. Return of grain and flour exported from the port of Hobart Town, during the week ending 10th May, 1...
SYDNEY. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Examiner — 25 May 1842
SYDNEY. Private advices inform us that not more than 7s. can be procured for Van Diemen's Land wheat. A gentleman had been offered 10,000 tons of fine flour at £15 per ton, six and twelve months' cre- dit. In the southern districts wheat, equal to Van Dicmen's Land growth, is raised ; and the cultivation is yearly extending. Tea had declined in consequence of fresh arrivals ; it might be pur- chased at £5 per chest. Prices of flour and wheat at the mills. Flour — Thomas Barker, first, 21s., second, 18s. ; Union mills, late Dodd's & Co., first, 21s., second, 18s. ; Hughes & Hosking, ditto ditto ; Hill's mills, ditto ditto ; flour mills, ditto ditto ; with an allowance of 1s. per 100lbs. for cash. Ration floor at Bar- kers, 16s. ; ditto Dodds & Co., 16s. ; ditto Hughes and Hosking, 15s. Wheat — Sydney, 5s. to 7s. ; Derwent, 4s. to 8s. The manifests of the two ships from Canton are as follows :— Ex Persian. 50 10-catty boxes Souchong 200 5-ditto Gunpowder 100 5-...
PORT PHILLIP. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Examiner — 25 May 1842
PORT PHILLIP. MANTON'S MILLS. — Flour, first, 22s. per 100 lbs. ; second, 20s. per ditto ; ration, 17s, per ditto ; 1s. per 100lbs. allowed for cash. WHEAT, 6s. to 7s. per bushel of 60lbs. MAIZE, 6s. to 7s. per bushel. BRAN, 2s. 3d. per 20lb. VEGETABLES AND FRUITS. — Potatoes, 8s. to 10s. per cwt., or 1d. to 1½d. per lb. ; cabbages, from 4s. to 5s. per dozen ; pumpkins, 1d. to 1½d. per lb. ; onions, 3d. to 4d. per lb. ; leeks, 1d. to 1½d. per head ; carrots, 3d. to 4d. per bunch ; turnips, 3d. to 5d. ditto ; parsnips, 1d. to 1½d. each ; celery, 4d. to 8d. per head ; cucumbers, none ; radishes, 1½. to 2d. per bunch. FRUITS. — Melons, water, 6d. to 8d. ; rock ditto, 8d. to 1s. apples, 8d. to 1s. per lb.. STOCK. — During the past week Mr. Atkinson disposed of a mixed herd of cattle, at an average price of £4 per head. On Tuesday last, Mr. T. H. Power disposed of a number of fat bullocks, at prices varying from £3 to £4 12s., and cows at from £2 10s. to £4 10s. per head. MERCHANDISE. — ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Examiner — 25 May 1842
THE HOBART TOWN GAZETTE. Friday, May 20, 1842. COLONIAL SECRETARY'S OFFICE, May 19, 1842. The Lieutenant-Governor directs it to be noti- fied that the Right Honourable the Secretary of State has been pleased to appoint William Lang, Esq., to be Assistant Police Magistrate at Pros- ser s Plains. May 17 1842. The Lieutenant-Governor has been pleased to direct the publication of the Census, taken under the Act of Council 5 Vict., No. 7, intituled " An Act for taking an Annual Account of the Popu- lation of the Island of Van Diemen's Land." NUMBER OF EACH AGE. Males — Under two, 1281 ; two and under seven, 2418 ; seven and under fourteen, 2168 ; fourteen and under twenty-one, 1878 ; twenty-one and under forty-five, 17329 ; forty-five and under sixty, 2688 ; sixty and upwards, 711. Females — Under two, 839 ; twos and under seven, 2495 ; seven and under fourteen, 2062 ; fourteen and under twenty-one, 1809 ; twenty-one and under forty-five, 6833 ; forty-five nnd under sixty, 989 ; sixty an...
FRANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Examiner — 28 May 1842
FRANCE. The different railroads in contemplation will extend 400 leagues. These 400 leagues will require 200,000 tons of bar-iron, and 60,000 tons of cast iron. The construction of these roads will not be concluded in less time than ten years. The consumption in them of cast iron would be only 25,000 tons annually, whilst Belgium pro duces annually 200,000 tons. ¶ lhe conse quence would be, that B3elgium would monopolise the market to the prejudice of the French mnlunaltiturer. From the year 1838 the 31st of Decem ber last there were firnished by the French metal works a iquantity of rails sufficient for 105 leagues, and those orders were exe cuted at a diminution of 20 per cent. in their price. The National states, that although the ministerial journals thought proper to deny that a serious battle had taken place be tween some regiments belonging to the garrison of Paris, it appears from a return of the wounded remaining in the hospital of the Gros-Caillon on the Oth inst,, that th...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Examiner — 28 May 1842
In the matter of the insolvency of TVillian Clark, qf the WVhite Hills, in the island qf Van Diemen's Land, Farmer. To the Creditors of the abore-named Insolvent, or their Agents. N OTICE is herebygiven, that the above named William Clark, did this day present his petition to William Gardner Sams, Esquire, commissioner of insolvencies for Launceston, praying to be declared in solvent; whereupon he was dedlared insol vent by such conmmissioner as aforesaid, and John Atkinson, Esquire, of Launceston, was appointed provisional assignee of his estate and effects, and Wednesday, the fifteenth day of June next, at the Court house, in Launceston, was appointed for the first meeting of his creditors, and further proceeding in his insolvency.-Dated this twenty-seventh day of May, 1842. WILLIAM CLAnK, in person. In the mattller of the Insolvency qf John WVII kins, late of HIobart Tonwn, but now qf Launceston, in the island of Van Diemen's Land, labourer. To the Creditors of the abore-named Jo...
ORIGINAL POETRY. THE TEAR. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Examiner — 28 May 1842
ORIGINAL POE'LRY. THE TEAR. When friendship or love :: Our sympathies move; When truth, in a glance, shall appear, The lips may beguile, With a dinlple or smile, But thile test of affection's a tent. Too oft is a smile But the hypocrite's wile, To mark detestation or fear : Give me the soft sigh, While the soul-telling eye Is dimm'd, for a time, with a tear. Mild charity's glow, To us mortals below, Shows the soul from barbarity clear; Compassion will melt VWhere this virtue is felt, As its dcle is dlflus'd in a tear. The man doona'd to sail With the blast of the gale, Through billows majestie to steer, As he lends o'er the wave, Which alay soon be his grave, Thle green sparkles bright with a tear. The soldier braves death, For a fanciful wreath, In glory's romantic career; But lie raises the fee, In battle laid low, And bathes every wound with a tear.:: If with high bounding pride He returns to his bride, Renouncing the gore-crinsoned spear, All his tolls are repaid, When emlbracin...
SYDNEY. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Examiner — 28 May 1842
SYDNEY IJ -ARRIVALS.. Ilay 13.-Brilg Nuevro Bflbaiio, Capt, Aloy s, from Manilla, having left thoe. ~th Mlrclh, withf sugar. Mlay 13.-Barque Arab, Capt. Westmoreland, from Launllceston. A May 18.-Brig Mlaria Theresa, Captain Clarkeo from thile United States, vid Port Nicholson and Chatllam Islalndi, having left tile former on the Oth April and the latter on the 14th April, with mnler chandise. 1lay 13.--Barque Tarm O'Shantcr, Capt. Ellis, from Valparaiso, having left on9the 9th Iebruary, withlti52 bags wlheat.-Colonial Obserrer, lay 18, • -=?m
MISCELLANEOUS. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Examiner — 28 May 1842
MISCELLANEOUS. The Marllha Ridgeway, from Nelson Haven to Port Nicholson, struck on lBarrett's Reef, but got off: she had seven fret of water in her hold when she arrived at Port Nioholson. TIuE STEAMER " COSAIRn,"-M\essrs. Pullnr, Brothers, have received instructions to take this vessel out of the Launceston trade, and to send her on to China tortlhwith : but as these Instruc tions have evidently been forwarded under the imnpression that the Corsair was laid up, it is sup posed, now that she is profitably employed, that, at the recomnmendation of the agent, shie will not be removed, at all events for the present. Herald. TuEn "CoRtSAIn."-The following is anl ex tract from Mr. llaven's letter, the agent of the Corsair at Lanunceston, dated 4th instant, to Pul lar, orter, andi Co., of this town :- " Should any reasonalble proposition be mulllad, to take in the Corsair's charter, I might entertain it upon the understanding of supplying her with coal, and having the agency, either on c...
DEPARTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Examiner — 28 May 1842
I)EIPA ITUREH. May 21.-Schooner Mlinerra, 110 tons, Faw throp, master, for Portland 1Bay; Henty & Co., agents. Passengers-Williain Lawrence, Esq., George Bryant, George Mallett. Mlay 21.-Schooner Dusty Miller, 00 tons, St?dcrs, master, for Port Phillip; G. Fisher, agent. Passengers-Mr. and 1Mrs. S3mon ds, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Taylor, Mr. Thomas Dry den, Miss Stuart, Mr. Harvey, M1r. Brown, John Oakley, Catherine Horne, WV. H. Brown, Samuel Sutton, William Doyle. Maliy 25.-Brig hlrilliam,, 107 tons, Le Grand. master, Ibr Sydney; J. Grifliths, agent. Pas sengers-Captain and Mrs. Thomn, Miss Barrett, D)r. Shirley, T. Nowlan, lsq., Mr. Alexander, Miss Willirmns, Miss Carlin, Mr. George Nairne,. Mrs. Rllehardson and child, Mrs. Williams, Susan Garrett, Mr. and Mrs. Fowles, Thomas Wicks, John M'Licchlan, John Strickland.
IMPORTS Vessels reported inwards during the week. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Examiner — 28 May 1842
IMPORTS Vessels reported inwards during the week. faU 27.-Per schooner HAWK, from Por Adelahde. 80 barrels pork, Connolly & Co.; 3 lttarter-casks wine, Button & Co.; 1 case mer chandise, Rev. J. Laurie'; 270 sacks salt, Eddie and Co.; 25 barrels pork, 2 cases sundrics, 1 case clocks, 1 bag weights, 1 paper parcel, 14 coils rope, order.
EXPORTS. Vessels reported outwards during the week. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Examiner — 28 May 1842
EXPORTS. Vessels reported opltu'arda during the week lilaU 21.-Per schboner MINERVA, for Port land Hay. I case hardware, Hllghland; I case haberdashery, I log cedar, WVallers and Co.; 1 case 1 hale slops, D. & S. lenj unin ; 2 casks beer, 4 cases geneva, 1 hogshead brandy, 4i bags sugar, 2 chests tea, 20 bags flour, I tierce tobacco, Con nolly & Co.; 60 bags, 48 ditto bran, Soamcer ville ; I case glass, 2 ditto earthenware; I case provisions, Farrell & Co.; 50 bags flour, J. Gull an; I plough, 3 harrows, J. Shaw; 20,000 shin gles, J. (uillan ; I ton coals, J. Davies ; 44 bags oats, 2 cases beer, I cask wine, 1 ditto rull, .1. 11, Campbell ; 1500 pIlings, 1 tierce tobacco, 5 bar rels ale, 5 Ihogslleads porter, 2.1 bags sugar, 48 ditto flour, 27 ditto bran, I bale oilcloth, 10 ditto uly, 2 tons flonr, .0l bushels brIsan, Ilenty & Co.; 1 mlare, J. Cape ; 2 tons potatoes, J. Fawtllrop. Ma1tl 21.-'Per schooner DUSTY MIILLEII, foir Port Philli1,. 60 bags fl...
VESSELS IN HARBOUR. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Examiner — 28 May 1842
VESSELS IN IIARlBOUR. Ship Aguostllna, loading for London. ll- tryU ditto Barqlue Lady Franklin, loading for Port Arthur, Brig Fox, tinder repair. -- Caroline, discharging. - lentry, loading for Port Phillip. Schooner lRichard Mount, loadingotbr Sydney. - Lowestq t, loading for Por? Phillip,. - Challenger, ditto for Adelaidel. :? ilaowrc, discharging. Joosepjl Cripps, Inld iip.
TO THE EDITOR OF THE LAUNCESTON EXAMINER. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Examiner — 28 May 1842
TO THE EDITOR OF THE LAUNCESTON EXAMINER. Sn,-Permlit mei through the medium of youtr respectable journal to otTer a few remallarks on a let ter which appears in the Chronicle of tile 21st instant, purporting to have been written by "Anll Operative." After a lengthened tirade, in the shape of a prelininary shich this selt-eelected censor of pll. lie measures finds it right to make in vindication of his assunmed character, lie of'ers what lie appa rently considers a flew very erudite remarks on the last lecture; alnld, no dluilbt, consoles himself with tie very pleasing sltisthetion of having finished with at little witticism at the expense of the coinlittee of the Mechanics' Institiute. We are inltilrnel " that the foundation oF all wit is trlth ;" presumlilng this to be the case, what importance canll e attached to tile assertions of " An Operative." 'There is, however, nothiig that more betrays a base uingenecrous spirit than the giving of secret stabs to a iman's repulltation, mo...
METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Examiner — 28 May 1842
IETEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATIONS. Thermometer. WINDS. WEATHER. Day. Night. Day. Night. May 20 Friday 58 47 50. A.m. calm, p.m. fresh. Fresh, NW. Cloudy and foggy. Fair, cloudy. ,, Saturday 59 40 52.27 Fresh N. Squally, NW. Fair, cloudy. Cloudy, heavy rain 22 1Sunday 53 45 47.5 Light, var., & NW. Fresh, N. Fair, clear. Fair, cloudy. 23 Monday 49 9 415 Fresh, NW. Calm. Cloudy, showey. Fair, cldear. ,, 24 Tuesday 50 28 37.5 lod., SSW. Calm. Fair, clear. P.m. clear, a.m.foggy ,, Wednesday 52 31 430 75 Liht, . Calm. Fair, clear. Fair, clear. ,, 26 Thursday 55 30 40.7 Lilht var., & W. Calm.alm. Fair, clear. Fair, clear.