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TO THE EDITOR OF THE LAUNCESTON COURIER. Clarence. April 3rd. 1841. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 11 April 1842

TO THE EDITOR OF THE LAUNCESTOJf COURIER. Clarence. Anril 3rd. Ifiii Sm, ? , I make no apology for sending you the enclosed that .1 have cut out of a New Zealand paper. It mar give a direction to the thoughts of many, and prove ben. eficial when we shall be called upon to exercise our franchise. The ephemeral nature of an electioneering squib is seldom able to convey so much sentiment ; but! though advocating a party, its spirit is as Anglo-Saxon as the parchment on which Magna Charta wts written. I have added one or two notes illustrating some of tbe illustrious names alluded to. Yours, truly, ft ?\v. 1 THE GOOD OLD CAUSE. An Election Ballad. ( From the Tablet of June 26th. 1841. ) Hurrah, hurrah, for the good old cause I ' / is a stirring sound to hear ; url1.1?!15 of the 'Shts a»d franchises Which our fathers bought so dear. It brings us back to the ancient times, When like valiant men they stood, To sprinkle our infant liberties ? With the baptism of blood; Whilst mailed baron a...

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POETRY. A CRY FOR BREAD. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 11 April 1842

: ' ' ? ' poetb,*. ; :'? ? ?: A CRY F,Oa BREAD. By Major Colder Campbell. ' I saw a starving mother stand - ? By the gates of a palace proud, With a whining boy in cither hand, And an infant wailing loud; An infant wailing loud— for dry Was the fount had wont to bush its cry ; And all (hat the starving woman said Was, — ' Give my children 13 head I' For from that palace proud there came Three high and noble ones ; TJie first was a Bishop, stout of frame, A chief 'mid the Church's suns ; Slowly -he strode, for he was fat But, as he passed, he banned the brat, Whose cries disturbed his reverend head : Yet the mother only uttered — ' Bread !' The next that fared from the palace door Was a Peer, of an ancient race: And he scowled on the beggars, and loudly swore To drive them from the place : — ''Twos hard, 'twas very hard his doors. Should be thus beset by threes and fours Of idle wretches 1' So he said,— Still the women only murmured — ' Dread 1' And then paced forth a lady fair, With...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 11 April 1842

rjMJELminceston Couriervntt he published every _L Monday morning and despatched by that pays post to all parts of the country,. It will contain a summary of all the important notices in the Gazette of the preceding Saturday. The terms of. subscription are 6s. 6d. per quarter, payable in ajjvanob, single numbers 6d. NOTICE . — All Communications intended . for insertion in this Journal must be ad dressed 'To the Editor otthe Launceston Courier OSarles-street.' Out Contemporaries are also rff|ufeBtetl to address their Journals in the same manner. Nbtlce to Advertisers. 4 LL advertisements sehttothis Journal except J\. ing from SubscribeMmust'be paid on delivery otherwise Jjhey will not belinserted, as no accounts will for theiitture lie opened for non-subscribers, The Immceston Courier uaSorin a very desirable medium for advertising, sinoe all advertisements published therein, are'graj.uitously inserted in the' Launceston Advertiser, ah arrangement which of fers great advantages to Me...

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Hobart Town Shipping. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 11 April 1842

?'.- Hdbart Town Shipping. March 29.— Arrived the tcbopoer .jtbama, from Port Phillip Nrtth 300 sheep. ?? ; ? -'?* ? ' ' '? ?? ? ' '? ' - March 31— Arrived the fchooner LOUiu.trpm -Port Phillip with 200 aheep. ' ' ~ April I— Arrived the schoKner* Velocity, 166 tons Browning majteiyfrom London via Portland Bay— the former 17th July, the latter 24th March wia a general cargo. April 1.- Arrived the schooner Flying Squirrel, Irom Port PhuUp,with4!04 sheep and sundries. *''.;?? '?: , April 1.— Arrived the brig May, 282 tons, Catt master, from London Irt Novr. with Ordnance stores, general cargo, and H8 passengers, April 2 — Sailed the schooner Marys, for Adelaide, with sun dries. April 4— Arrived the brig Magaasha, from Sydney with sun dries. April 5 — Arrived the cutter Shamrock, from Port Phillip with sheep. April 0 — Arrivedthe barQUe John Brctccr, 649 tons, Brawn master from London 5th December, with stores— Passengers Mr. Comvay Armstrong, Mrs. Armstrong, Mr. G. L. Foreman, R. N. Su...

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Launceston Shipping List. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 11 April 1842

aaunrrstoii gripping Eiet. ARRIVALS. April 4. — Schooner Minerva, 110 tons, ranthrop, master, from Portland Bav; HeiHy & Co., agentt Passengers,— John Henty, Esq., Mrs. Henty and child, William Bourne, Fanny White, James Heed, James Smith, James Paisley, Edward Partridge, John Wood ward. April 4 ? Brig Henry, 107 tons, Grainger, from Port Phillip ; Tregurlha, agent. 300 sheep, Tetley. Pas scngcrs, — Mr. William Dibble, Airs. Jones. April 5 ? Brig William, 149 ions, Le Grand, master, from Sydney; J. Griffiths, agent. Passengers, — Miss Curr. Miss M'Cliver, Miss E. M'Cliver. Mr. C. B. Morton, Mr. Nowlan, Mr. Robert D. Innis, Misses M'Kinnon, A. A. Margaret, and Catherine M'Kinnon, Master M'Kinnon. April 5 ? Lady of Ihe Lake, from Portland Bay, bound to London, put inlo George Town, tor instruc tions, Willis & Co., agents. April 6. — Barque Indian, 276 tons, Carr, master, from London: Borradailc, Gore & Co., agents. Passengers, Mr. William Allison, Mrs. Chitty a...

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SUPREME COURT—CRIMINAL SITTINGS. Before bis Honor Sir John Lewis Pedder, Chief Justice. Wednesday, April 6th. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 11 April 1842

SUPREME COURT.--CRIMINALSITTINGS. Before his Honor Sir John Lewis Pedder, Chief Justice. Wednesday, April 6th. The Criminal Court opened at twelve o'clock this morning. William Brighton, was indicted for forging and tittering certain promissory nolcsrwith intent to defraud William Fletcher, Esq., and Henry Ppwling. The indictment contained four counts ; the first charged che prisoner with forging a note, and the second with ulterini the same, knowing it to be forged, with intent to defraud William Fletcher, and the two last. with xorgtng ana uttering*, a ceruun uinur promia:-Dry note, with intent to defraud , Htnir? Dowling. The indictment charged these offences against one John Brighton, but the prisoner's name was William. The Attorney-General corrected the error. Mr. Macdowell appeared for the defence. The prisoner challenged two of the jurymen, Messrs. Sherwin and Gilles, they being proprietors in the Union Bank. Some discussion took place before the trial com menced, as to the ...

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LAUNCESTON PRICE CURRENT. CORRECTED TO APRIL 16, 1842. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 18 April 1842

&AVMQBSTOW P&XCS OV&SSMT. OCBREOTEfc TO APBIL 16, 1842. Wholiialc. ? firtaft Ale £ a. «?. £ a. d. Elliott's ? per bid. 5 0 0 6 10 0 Ind and Smith.. '600 : 5 10 0 Bottled — ' ? : Dunbar's ? per doz. Oil 0 0 12 6 Taylor's and others ' 0 10 0 01J 6 Beeb— Porter.Taylor's.perhhd. 5 0 0 6 0 0 Elliott's......... ' 4 0 0 4 16 O Trueman's ...'..' '460 660 Hoare's ? ' 4 0 0 4 15 0 BOTTLED^ Dunbar's ? per doz. 0 11 0 0 12 6 Taylor's and others ' 0 10 0 0 116 Spirits^ Brandy ? ...per gall. 0 6 0 0 6 6 Rum, proof B.P. « 0 4 0 0 16 Hollands, in wood pale.. duty paid, 4-gall. cases 4 0.0 4 10 0 Fruits— Currants, Zante, per 1b. 0 0 8 0 0 10 Raisins, Muscatel ' 0 0 8 0 0 lof; Smyrna.. ? ' Cape ? ' 0 0 6 0 0 7 Wines.. Sherry, wood., .per pipe 45 0 0 0 0 0 Bottled., per doz. 1 12 0 0 0 0 Port, wood ? per pipe Bottled...per doz. 1 15 0 0 0 0 Tea— Hyson Skin... per chest 8 10 0 10 0 0 Hyson ? ' 12 0 0 15 O 0 Bohea ? ' Congou ? ' 10 0 0 12 0 0 Souchong ? ' 12 0 0 J4 0 0 Pekoe ? ' ...

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Ship Mails [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 18 April 1842

Sljiy fHails. To LONDON, by Kormuhuil, on Monday, the 16th April. To LONDON, by Agottina, on or about the 30th of April. To LONDON, by Emu, on or about the 24th April. To SYDNEY, by Arab, on or about the 23rd inst. St. John E. Browne, Postmaster.

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INDIAN INTELLIGENCE. THE CABUL INSURRECTION. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 18 April 1842

INDIAN INTELLIGENCE. THE CABUL INSURRECTION. A Delhi Gazette Fxtra of the 27th ultimo, received on Friday, gives us the following scanty intelligence rc gurding the last affairs in Aflgbanistnn— and one or two ther items. ' The following important scrap of intelligence, which has just reached us from Gundamuck, clears up the cause of the stoppage, — the report was but too true. 'The Khoord Caubool Pass was forced on the 12th; our loss heavy, 30 or 40 killed and wounded ? General Sale wounded in the leg, Mein, I3tli, dangerously, Younghusband, Coombs, and others also wounded. The Chief of the Rebels, Gool Mahomed Khan, was not in the action, nor were his followers.' ? Indian Gazette, AW, 8. Letters of the 2nd instant, from Fcerozpoor, informs us, that 'a probability exists, that the first convoy will not, after all, proceed to Afghanistan for many weeks hence.' - . v. 'Our troops at all .'points, from Peshawur to far beyond Kabool, are described as being completely hemmed in by the e...

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THE LAUNCESTON COURIER. MONDAY, APRIL 18. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 18 April 1842

THE UlTOESTON COURIER. MONDAY, APRIL 18. The Socrates, Captain Grant, from London, brings news to the 19th December. In another part of our Journal we have published extracts, comprising a verv good summary of the most interesting and important items of intelligence. Her Majesty the Queen and her royal off spring the Prince of Wales continued well The nose of the poor Princess lias been com pletely put out of joint by this bantling of royalty, and the allusions to her are few and in significant. The Morning Post announces to the world that this quondam meneille du monde ' has cut several teeth with comparative ease.' The Queen Dowager was in a state of con valescence, and completely out of danger. Parliament, which was to have assembled on the 2Jst December, had been further piorogued till the third of February. A portion of the Ministerial plans of future operation had been divulged, and as we expected ministers intend to steer between the two parties, conceding some points aud mod...

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NEW ZEALAND COMPANY. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 18 April 1842

NEW ZEALAND COMPANY. A general meeting of this company was held in December at the large room of the New Zealand-house, in Broad-street-buildings, for the purpose of declaring- a dividend of £10 per cent., Joseph Somes, Esq., the governor, in the chair. The report was read by John Ward, Esq,. the secretary, and was in substance as fol lows : — ' The present Court of Proprietors having been convened for the specific purpose of recommending the declaration of a di vidend, your directors confine their report to a statement of the grounds on which that re commendation is made to you. On reference to the director's third report, a surplus of as sets exceeding the liabilities of the company isexhibitedtotheamouiitof £ 136,243 15s. 7d. This balance in the company's favour induced the General Court of Proprietors, in May last, to declare a retrospective dividend of £10 per cent. Since that period the company has been successful in realising a. large additional profit, by means principally o...

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TO THE EDITOR OF THE LAUNCESTON COURIER. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 18 April 1842

TO THE EDITOR OF THE LAUNCESTON COURIER. Sir, Having a short time since witnessed a person wealing spectacles seize upon a horse in the public street, whilst the owner was upon ils back, and forcibly taking the same, stating that he was employed bv the permanent assignee to seize all the insolvent's property, whercso firi ill; iijuiiu u, ul liii- buiiii* iiiiiu uuiilJJUlllII^ lilt; Ilor&e- man to dismount. Although no blows were dealt out by ' specks,' yet J think his manner and threatening at titude would have been sullicient to prove that an assault had been committed. The enclosed extract from an English newspaper just received, will be sufficient to convince your readers that ' specks' did not act accord ing lo law. I am, Sir, your's, &c. A Lookea-ok. ' Porcibleseizu-eofproperlt/byanAssignee.— At Ken sington Police-court, yesterday, Henry Doyle, mi oil -r.an, of Park-lane, Knightsbridge, was charged with having assaulted a laundress, named Ellen Uristow.aud seizi...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 18 April 1842

ENG&itsH ruxtNXTcras 1 1 EECEIVED per Indian, and dally expected by the Socrates, from London. An Ex tensive assortment of ENGLISH MADE FUR NITURE, from the first houses. Four post bedsteads with curtains, &c, complete French and tent ditto Wardrobes and sofas Chairs in Morrocco leather and fancy hair cloth, of various patterns Occaisonal and Windsor, willow and cane bottom chairs for drawing-rooms Drawinej-room furniture, complete, with an en tirely new style of carpeting, window cur tains, &c. Dining, drawing, and bed-room chairs, in great variety of pattern Dining and drawing-toom telescope, loo, and pillar and claw tables Cheffioneers, what-nots, Canterbury's Chests of Drawers Commodes and portable water closets Easy chairs, couches Marble wash hand stands Hat and umbrella stands Looking and chimney glasses Pier glasses from 40 by 30 to 50 by 43 in size An assortment of crockery and glass ware, con sisting of breakfast, dinner, tea and cham ber sets Wines...

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NATIVES AT PORT FAIRY. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 18 April 1842

NATIVES A.T POttT FALRY. The following correspondence i» ? extracted from the Port PhilUp Gazette:— Representation to His Honor C. J. La Trdbe, Etq. by the ' settlers and inhabitants of Port Puiry. We, the undersigned seniors and inhabitants of the district of Purl l'airy, beg resjM-'Ctfully to represent to your Honor the great-'uud increasing want of security to life and property which exists here at present, in conse quence of the absence of any protection against the j natives. -Their numberf,.Jtheir ferocity, -^and, their -cunning, render them peculiarly formidable,' and the outrages of which they are, daily and nightly guilty, and which they accomplish generally with impunity, and success, may, we fear, lead to a itill mor* distressing state 'of things, unless some measures, prompt and effective, be imme diately taken to prevent -matters coming to thai unhappy crisis. . We would represent to your Honor, that when life and property are in constant hazard, there can be no prosper...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 18 April 1842

? ' Ex 'SOCRATE&' v-y t . - '? ? ? ? ; ? ? ' - ® s» '? ?'??'w* ?'..'-'?'' .'.?? ? \ CB&BLES-STBEET. ?-t® fr» THE UNDERSIGNED HAVE RECEIVED BY THE ABOVE VESSEL THEIR FIBST SUPPLY OP WINTER GOODS, Wliich are now unpacking, and will be sold at reduced prices : AMONG -WHICH, AKE, ? Ladies' silk Cloaks of the latest fashion Ditto opera and carriage ditto Three cases ladies' superior velvet and silk Bonnets of the newest style, and various colors Two ditto maids' ditto ditto ditto Two ditto ladies' French Blond Caps One ditto Chenie Silk for ladies' dresses Two ditto rich winter flowers * One ditto Black Lace Gloves and Mitts embroidered One ditto fancy thibet and cashmere Shawls and Turnovers Four ditto Orleans Cloth, splendid material One ditto Victoria Cashmere, a new article for ladies' dresses Four ditto youth's superior silk velvet Caps Two ditto Count de Paris boys' black and white Beaver Hats with tassels Two ditto superior Squirrell, Hermain, and Sable Tippets and...

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LATEST ENGLISH NEWS [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 18 April 1842

?-^^iCTEST^NQraHBIS^Pr*'^''' : The conespondent o( the Times says of the Queen Dowager; tbat the improvement of her health is constant: ihe distressing cough lias in a gfeatmeasure abated : she sleeps several hours. every night, uninterruptedly; and thus gams go much strength as to be able to sit up every day without fatigue, even walking about the room unassisted. Queen Adelaide's spirits have never left her, and have been her physicians' best aid. The baptism of the Prince of Wales is ex pected to take place at the end of next month ; and! according to the present arrangement, the place will be St. George's Chapel, Windsor. This solemn vile will be celebrated under cir cumstances of unusual interest, and what we cannot but consider as the most auspicious. The sponsors invited to answer at the font for the future Monarch of this great empire are, the. King of Prussia, the Duke of Cambridge, Ferdinand Duke of Saxe Coburg, uncle to ii,Prince Albert, the Princess Sophia, and the Dulch...

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POETRY. THE HUNTER'S SERENADE. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 18 April 1842

POETB.V. THE HUNTER'S SERENADE. . Thv bower is finished, fairest ! . ? Fit bower for hunter's bride— Where old woods overshadow The green savannah's side. I've wandered long and wandered far, Anri ncvpr havt* I tn**t In all this lovely western land, A spot so lovely yet. Cut 1 shall think it fairer When thou art come to bless, With thy sweet eyes and silver voice, Its silent loveliness. For thce the wild grape glistens On sunny knoll and tree, And sloops the slim papaya With yellow fruit for thee, For thee the duck, in glassy stream, The prairie fowl shall die. My rifle for thy feast shall bring The wild swan from the sky. The forest's leaping panther, Fierce, beautiful, and fleet, Shall yield his spotted hide to be A carpet for ihy feet. I know, for thou hast told me, Thy maiden love of flowers ; Ah ! those 1 hat deck thy garden Are pale compared with ours. When our wide woods and mighty lawns Bloom to the April skies. The earih has no more gorgious sight To show to human eyes. In ...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 18 April 1842

TTTMIELauneesttm Courier will be published every JL Monday morning and despatched by that pays post to all parts of the country. It will contain a summary of all the important notices in the Gazette of the 'preceding Saturday. The terms of subscription are 6s. 6d. per quarter, pavable nr advance, single numbers 6d. NO T I CE . — All Communications intended for insertion in this Journal must be ad dressed 'To the Editor of the Launceston Courier Charles-street.' Our Contemporaries are also revested to address their Journals in the same manner. Wottee to Advertisers. » ALL advertisements sent to this Journal except J\. ing ftom Subscribers must be paid ondelivery otherwise they will not be inserted, as'no accounts .willjfor the future be opened for non-subscribers, The Laumoeston Courier affords a very dffisiroMe medium for advertising, since all advertisements published therein, are gratuitously inserted in' the Launceston Advertiser, an arrangement which of fers great advantages to ...

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Hobart Town Shipping. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 18 April 1842

. Hobart Town Shipping. April 10.— Sailed the schooner WaterlUy, fortSydn'cy, with sundries. ' April 10 — Arrived the ship Emma Eugenia, 385 tons, G. Kettle well master, from London, 24th Nov., with 190 female prisoners and 14 children, SurgeonSuper intendent, Dr. Kidd. April II.— .Arrived the schooner Naiad, from Port land Bay, wilh 400 sheep and sundries. April II.— Arrived the brig Parity, 260 tons, Shirling master, from the Mauritius 4th .March, with sugar, &c. Passengers,— Mrs. Shirling and Mr. Laroche. April 11 — Sailed the cutler Fortitude, for ? Port Phillip, with sundries.

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Launceston shipping List. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 18 April 1842

Uaunrrston gripping ftist. ARRIVALS. April II.— Steamer Corsair, 186 tonf, Bell, master, from Port Phillip; J. Raven, agent. 2 horses, 10 packages apparel, 1 case hats, 1 ditto drugs, order. Pas sengers,— Dr. and Mrs. Ford, Mr. MT.airn. Mr. Winter. Mr. Dutton, Mr. Lewi-:, James M'Leish, James Ball, Bappor, (an Indian) James Spurcl, Ar mella Pike, Louisa Barry, Francis Cooper, Eliza Mar tin and child, Thomas Skinner, James Powell, David Waddell. April IS. — Schooner Dusty Miller, 90 tons, Sanders, master, rrom New Castle, J. Guillan, agent. 100 tons coals, Guillan. Passengers,— Mr. Alexander.Giiillan, Mrs. Sanders. April 15 ? Barque S.tcratcs, 125 'tons, James Grant, master, from London ; J.' Griffiths, agent. Passengers, Mr. Claridge, Mr. Armstrong, wife and 7 children, Mr. and Mrs. Pierce, Mr. and 'Mrs. Daniel and 2 children, Sir. liced. DEPARTURES. April 12 — Brig William, 149 tons, Le Grand, master, for Sydney ; J Griffiths, agent. Passengers,— E. Cox, Esq., Dr. Salmon, Mrs. Salm...

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