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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Examiner — 4 June 1842
WVVANTED A NU'RSEMAID-Apply Mns. JAMES HENRY. Cameron's-buildings, June 4, 1842. W ANTED a few MEN competent to undertake the cutting a trench, to convey water for irrigation purposes; Ap ply to MR. MATThEW FRANKs. Malahide, Fingal, June 4th, 1842. Trust Estate of the Rev. Edward Freeman. N OTICE is hereby given that a dividend of five shillings in the pound, will be payable to the creditors who have sent in their claims upon the above estate, on and after Tuesday, the 7th day of June instant, at the office of Messrs. Gleadow & Ilenty, Launceston.-Dated this 1st (lay of June, 1842. TIIEODORE m BARTLEI, Trulee to the said estate. A.II. . Slone's Trust Estate. N OTICE is hereby given, that a dividend of four shillings in the pound, will be payable to the creditors who have proved their debts on the above estate in terms of the deed, at the office of the undersigned, on Tuesday, the fourteenth day of June in stant. Joux ATKIsNSN, Trustee. Brisbane-street, Launceston, 1st June, ...
TO CORRESPONDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Examiner — 4 June 1842
TO COItI1ESIPONDENTS. " Inquirer, of P'ortland Hay." Some of the remarks in his excellent letter lie will find anti cipated in or former numbers. We should, how ever, insert it had we not determined to decline, for the present, all skirn?ishlng upon the question. iArgumnent is degenerating into abuse, refirences to scripture into lasphelly, andl soie advocates of the cause plainly show that they disregard everything bait tihe success of a whnim andla the ex allation of Ithlmselve.. WVe shouldl be glad to see on tuht6lnrised sthatement of then acts and argu nlents on which the 'Teetotal Society relies. It is toon much to exp'enald our pages in bagging every bird that nmay hop into the arena. "1 East-Anglinll." We e re rluctantly conmpelled to postponui hisco m eOliluniUliciitioni ftlr' mainother week.
DEPARTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Examiner — 4 June 1842
I)RIPAITURES. Mayi 27.-Brig ALagrusha, for Sydney, with sunlldrics. M ay 29.-Brig Elizabeth, for India, In ballast. Msay 20.-Schooner Sisters, for New Zealand, with saldrics. Mla 29.!-Schooner .Agnes and Elizabeth, for Port 'Phillilp, with sandries. June 1.-Schooner Waterlity, for Sydney with nllndlrls. June 1.--Bsrque Canada,. for Singapore, in ballast. I- , iC
NORTHERN AGRICULTURAL REPORT FOR MAY. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Examiner — 4 June 1842
NORTHERN AGRICULTURAT:" REPORT S FOOR MAY. Tlio Important field occupatiois f.tthis season of'the year have been carried on under highly favorable circinimstances.' While some of the jour 1nals have represented the southern districts as suffering, till a late period, under protracted drought, we have been flvourcd with a successilon of rains, commlencing sllficiently early to pIermlit a considerable breadth of land to be sown in ex cellent time anid ill good order. Durllng the last fortngllht muchl rain has thllen, anid as te tmplllr ature has been generally mild, the hay grounds and Cape Iarley are looking strong and promising, while tile young wheat is also making a verygood appearance. If the prlesllt open weather should continle, our young crops will get' winter prolld,' which might be very Conveniently turned to ac count, by running a few scores, or hundreds, of sheep over thel , in proportion to the quantity of land under crop. For several years past we are informled that on1 ...
TO THE EDITOR OF THE LAUNCESTON EXAMINER. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Examiner — 4 June 1842
TO THE EDITOR OP T'IHl, LAUNCESTON EXAMINER. Sln,-Could you infhrm moe what is the inten. tion of the Town Surveyor in leaving Mar 1ret. street unnoticed and untouched ? After a heavy rain it is quite impassable, being one sheet of water; and not merely water, for when that has gone down, it leaves a quantity of mud, so that, as 1 said cforce, it renders the street Impassable for a week or two. A SUFFERER.
TO THE EDITOR OF THE LAUNCESTON EXAMINER. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Examiner — 4 June 1842
TO THE EDITOR OF THE LAUNCESTON EXAMINER. Slt.-'The thult lays prinicipally with me, in copying the " Tour," not to have infbormed you that it was first published in 1803; which, front the multiplicity of business, you might hltve over looked: but it certainly shows the test of true friendship in your grandmother, to shed so many tears in consequence of a lmcre oversight. ASIANUENSlS.
THE CORSAIR. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Examiner — 4 June 1842
S rTI-IHE CORSAIR.s Thle merchants of Ladncestonlwilo ronall hishor or less conicernedl in the littlheban-loats whIlch iserd to be on the station bheore the stcnaer made her appearance, scent to have received toe liro position very coolly, and we are sorry to see that our contemporary the Laencestoan Exandcr, from whompi we should have expected m tore poubil spirit, is llsy throwing cold water upon the pro ject. It will certainly be a pity If the interests of both communnities are slcrificed for the sake of few selfish individuals. The above appears -in the Port Phillip Patriot of tihe 1th May, but as the editor transferred the whole of our remarks .to his columns, we have no reason to -cdn\ plain of his coImmentary. Our last article admitted the advantage of steam commni nication between this island and Port Phil lip, and pointed out the true reasons which would induce the Launceston merchants to decline a partnership in the Corsair. The -HoLnrt. Townl pnopers jois with those at Po...
THE LECTURE LIST. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Examiner — 4 June 1842
TIHE LECTURE LIST. It is true a lecturer has withdrawn from the list published by the Mechanics' Insti tute, to avoid the abuse of a newspaper. - We offer no opinion ou his decision. He had a right to prefer his own peace to the gratification of a meeting. Literary mar tyrdom is commenlded but by fiw examples, and but slender rewards. Yet if we are not authorised to dictate the path oft' another, we may express our regret that it should occasion a despicable critic a mo mentary triumph, Could a lecturer cx pect the approbation-even the neutrality -of the Cornwall Chronicle ? . We' may be told it is hard on gentlemen when obeying public solicitation, to he held forth to the ridicule of Goths and Van dais : that those who contribute their quota of money and intelligence should be described as swindlers or tools. We admit it; but it is impossible for that editor to be indil?ferent-for him not to abhor every imaginable association to elevate the in tellect or improve the morals of manki...
IMPORTS [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Examiner — 4 June 1842
IMPORTS Vessels reported inwards during the wccek. MaUy 28.-Per steamer CORSAIR, from Port Philli1,. 5 horses, J. Ritchie ; 2 bales sacks, J. Grilliths; I horse, order. Mlay 28.-Per brig SCOUT, from Port Phillip. 202 sheep, order. MaUy 10.-Per schooner SIR JOHN FRANK LIN, from Port Phillip. I case merchandise, J. II. Campbell; 7 cases stationery, H. Dowling; 27 bags ol'f ngs, J. Grilliths., June I.-1 er barque SOCRATES, from Syd ney. 2 iron sahis, Fletcher; 150 tons coals, J. G rifliths. June I.-Per schooner ESSINGTON, from Port Fairy. 30 head cattle, 250 sheep, Ij tons potatoes, I keg butter, 9 bales wool, John Grif liths; 33 bales wool, Ilorradaile & Co. June 2.-Per schooner WILL WATCH, from I'ort Phillip. 16 bags seeds, Flexnman; I ditto bags, J. Graflilhs.
EXPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Examiner — 4 June 1842
EXPORTS. Verssels reported outwards during the week May 30.--Per schooner LOWESTOFT, from Port Phillip. 101 bags oatsi 2850 palingsl J. (Guiilau ; 50 bags pollardo, 270 blings flour, 255 ditto oats, It. L. Orr; 81 bags oats; J. Down & Co. ; 2300 pIllings, 200 b)uIdhleI ths l otis, olghurst & Co.; 1000 Ibushenl whlcal, 5,0 hlgs flour, .1. Grifliths. .IJune I.-Per brig IIE"-NItY, ir Port Phillip. 41 to)Is hay, ,10,001 shingles, 2000 palings, J. Guillan; 2501) palings, J . H. Campbell; (6000 palings, W. Longhurst ; 1200 paluings, John Pyle; o( Ions hny, G. Fisher; ' cearls, Walers; 0 hogs heads 8 qhuarter.casks brandy, .1. ItlveCn. .June I.-P'cr schooner CIALLENGEIR, for Adelaide. 223 bHgs wheat, 208 ditto oats, 10 chlests ten, 10 half-chests ditto, 5 bags cofflce, 2 boxes appairel, 20 bags flour, Connolly & Co.; 210 bligs flour, 22 ditto onts, 1 case fruit, It. Evans; 60 lbgs flour, 23 ditto oats, 8 bags potatoes, I ditto nails, J. Guilla;; 1)0 bags oats, 80 di...
VESSELS IN HARBOUR. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Examiner — 4 June 1842
VESSELS IN HARBOUR. Ship Ag?stina, loading fit London. - luenry, ditto Barque Ioady lraokli, loading for Port Arthur. .Socrate., discharging. Brig I'o.r, under repair. - Caroline, loading tfor lPort Phill Ip. Schooner flawk, discharginlg. 'ir Johina Franklin, loading for P. P. -- -- Esington, loading fir Port Fairy. - IVill VIYath, disclmharging. S Joseph Cripps, laid up. Cutter oJames Gibson, loading for Circular Head.
SHIP MAILS. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Examiner — 4 June 1842
To -LONDON, by lAgostina, on Saturday, 4th June. . ' . r 1,; To ADELAIDE, by :liawk, on Tuecday, .14th Junta Commundications fori the Editor, orders for the paper and advertisements, to be ad .dressed o lf't at the Launccston Examl nor off ice, 1Jrisbane-street. Tunnis.-Subscription, If paid =in advance, sixpenrc each numbe? ; credit, ten shillings' per" quarte*, .. Aldvcrtisenmets, 2 lines or ?under, .S. ,od.; and three-penccfor every line above twelve,t each inserion.; T'hel irst edition is,publishedin time for the d'" dntry post, whiJh leaves at twelve o'clock,: and a second edition 'ontainihq the news by theday'spost, is distributed in the town: and neighbourhood, by 5 p. .m. and for-. :warded to Pattelson's 'Plains, I1Vhite It lls, Springs, Perth, and Nofobll Plains,. : ln the course of the same cveing., 'Ad-. ivertisements are received till 4 o'clock on Friday cvdening, for the country edition, and till twelve o'clock on Saturday for the town edition. Mir. .George Rolwegan. Co...
NEW ZEALAND. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Examiner — 4 June 1842
NEW ZEALAND. Ale, in bottlc, 13s. per dozen ; arrack, in bond, Is. Od. per gallon; bread, 8d. per 21b. loaf; beef, fresh, per carcase, 10d. to Is. per lb.; ditto, salt, £6 10s. per tierce ; ditto, ditto, £4 10s. per bar rel ; butter, Irish, Is. Od. per lb. ; ditto, fresh, 2s. to 3s. 3d. ditto; brandy, first quality, in bond, Os. to Os. per gallon ; Brown stout, £6 per hhd. ; coffee, Java, is. 4d. per lb.; cheese, Cheshire, Is. Gd. ditto; ditto, pine upple, Is. 2d(. ditto; ditto, Dutch, Is. ditto ; candles, English wax, 3s. Gd. per lb.; ditto, moold, Is. ditto; ditto, dips, 10d. ditto; flour, first quality, £30 to £3:I per 20001bs.; ditto, second, £25 ditto ; gin, pale, in bond, 2s. Gd. per gallon ; ditto, 4 gallons 4-5, in bond, 22s. ; lhams, Yorkshire, Is. per lb. ; mns tard, 18s. per dozen ; mutton, per carcase, Od. to 11d. per lb.; milk, 3d. per pint; oil, linseed, 6s. to 7s. per gallon; ditto, black, in cask, £15 per tun ; ditto, sperm, ditto, £75 ditto; pork, fresh, carcase, 4d...
METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Examiner — 4 June 1842
METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATIONS. Thermometer. WINDS. WEATHER: = -" Da. Net? Day Night. May 27 Friday 57 40 48.62 Fresh, NNW. Fresh, NWY Fair, partly.clear.- Cloudy, light showers. , 28 Saturday 55 32 46.46 Mod., W. Light, SSW ? Fair, dclear. Fair, clear. , 29 jSunday 51 42 46.81 Mod., NNW. Mod., NW. : Cloudy, light rain.- Cloudy, showery. ,, 30 Monday 57 47 51.9 Light, NW. Mod., NW.- Fair, cloudy.. Cloudy, showery... , 31 Tuesday 58 46 51. Mud., NW. Fresh, NNWV. Fair, clear. Fair, clear. June 1 Wednesday 6t 37 48.8 Mod., NNW. Calm. Fair, clear. P.m. clear, a.m. foggy , 2 Thursday 57 34 45.61 Mod., NW. Calm. Fair, cloudy. P.m. clear, a.m.foggv:y
PORT PHILLIP. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Examiner — 4 June 1842
PORT PIIILLIP, RanvlNut.-The Port Phillip revenue for the quarter ended March 31st shows a de crease of £11,000 as compared with the cor responding quarter of 1841. The ordinary revcnue,however, continues in an improving state, showeing an increase of £5,500 on the quarter. The principal items are, duty on spirits £8,500, an increase of £3,000 ; duty on tobacco 2,400, an increase of 1,100; ad valorem ditty 2,000, an increase of £000. In the crown lands revenue the proceeds of lands sold is £1,386, a decrease'of £17,50(1; the assessment of stock depastured on crown lands is £1,705, an increase of £820 nearly one hundred per cent. The total amount of ordinary ravenuc for the quarter is £15,085 12s. 10d., and the land revenue £3,820 19s. lod., the gross amount for the quarter being £19,800( 12s. 8d.-Pautriot. Tan IaANK?s.-The following abstracts front the quarterly averages of the liabili ties and assets of' the Union and Port Phil lip Banks, and the half-yearly average of the liabilit...
HOBART TOWN. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Examiner — 4 June 1842
HOBART TOWN. A considerable quantity of wheat has changed hands during the week at prices averaging from 7s. 3d. to 7s. Gd., and prime samples remain firm at the latter quotation : oats, Gs. Od. to Os., English barley, Os. to 7s., Cape ditto, Gs. Gd. to Os., per bushel ; hay 7s. to 8s., straw, 3s. to 4s. per cwt.; l'ort Arthur coals, 25s. delivered, Sydney ditto 42s., she oak 14s. delivered, guns 10s. ditto, per ton; potatoes, Os. to 7s. per ewt.; cabbages is. Gd. cauliflowers 3s. per dozen; carrots, 4s. per cwt.; turnips, 2s. per dozen bunches ; turkeys 10s. to d2s., geese 8s. to 10s., ducks Os. to 8s., fowls 4s. to 4s. OGdl. per couple; eggs 2s. Gd. per dozen, fresh butter 2s. id. per lb., shingles, 7a. to Bs. per 1000, boards 10s. ditto.-Colonial Times. Return of grain and flour imported at the port of Hobart Town, during the week ended 24th Mny, 1842, inclusive-Nil. I eturn of grain and flour exported from the port of Hobart Town, during the week ending 24th May, 1842, inclusive...
SYDNEY. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Examiner — 4 June 1842
SYDNEY. FL.ou.-The quantity being exported for New Zealand and Port Phillip has kept this market in a very active state during the week. Tile millers are firm at former quotations, at which there is every disposition to buy on the part of bakers and speculators. Present prices-First, 21s. 20s. ; seconds, 18s. 17s,: ration, 1Hs. 15s.; No. 1 bis cuit, 20s.; No. 2 ditto, 20s.; bran, Is. Sd. to is. 10d. per bushel. IFOREION FLOURa-This market since our last has undergone a decline, and sonime large sales have been effected at £15 per ton for imported Chilian, and £12 10s. per ton for Valparaiso wheat ground in the colony; the bakers cannot be in duced to buy. TEA.-The fine teas ex Persian and Isabella Ann have been disposed of at 50s. per ten-catty box. At a sale by the hammer yesterday, of a portlon of the cargo ex Orwell, about three hun dred chests andt three hundred and fifty halves were submitted, and reallsed as follows:-131 chests at 42s. to 45s.; 80 chests at 23s. ; 2(i0 halves ...
CAPE TOWN. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Examiner — 4 June 1842
CAPE TOWN. Beef, 2d. to 3d., mutton 2d., pork Gd. to 7d. tea 4s. to 4s. Od., sugar 3d. to Od., coffee Od., rice lid. to 2Ad., sago 6d., flour 31d. to 4d., potatoes 2 d., candles 8d. to Od., soap Od., salt id. to 1.d., pepper od., butter Is. to Is. 3d., cheese Is. Gd., tobacco Is. 4d. to is. 6d., snuff 3s., bread, first quality, 4.d. per lb. ; fowls s1. 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 is. Od. each ; beer, 3s. Od. per dozen; milk, 2d. per bottle; dried fruit 3d. to 9d. stalked raisins 41d., wool GId., per lb. ; ostrich feathers Old. each ; lion, tiger, and ostrich skins, Ias. 1.d. each ; almonds, per 1000,2s. 1ld.; vine. gar, 48s. per leagner; brandy,'£10 4s. per ditto; honey, 4hd. per lb.-February 4