TRADE AND SHIPPING.
The Siren arrived yesterday from Sydney, 30th July -passengers, Mr. Furtado, Mr. Duncan, Mr. Baddely, Mrs. and Miss Benison, Miss Franklin, Mrs. Worby and 2 children, 5 soldiers 4th regt, and 7 sergeants.
His Majesty's ship Victor, may shortly be ex- pected we learn, to arrive from Trincomalee, at
Hobart town, where as well as Sydney, agreeably to the arrangement we announced in our journal two months ago, a vessel of war will in future be
The brig Janet, 238 tons, Capt. Leith, arrived on Saturday from Twofold bay, with sheep and cattle, which she landed at Spring bay -passen- gers, Mr. Rand, Mr. J. W. Story, junr., Mr.
The Janet returned to Twofold bay on Wed- nesday.
There was no later arrival from England at Sydney, than we have already announced.
The Zebra had returned to Sydney from New
The sloop Beginning, belonging to Sydney, was lost in a gale on Sunday 17th July, crew
The Caroline of Hobart town was at Cloudy bay, New Zealand, on the 15th June, but had taken no fish. The William IV, 3 months out 11 barrels oil. The Cheviot all well.
The price of wheat continues low at 5s to 6s 3d per bushel, fine flour at the mills £20 per ton.
Launceston Ship News. -July 29. -Sailed the Champion, Capt. Hill, for Hobart town, with cargo. -August 3. -Cleared the Stirlingshire, for Sydney, with the greater part of her original cargo. Passengers, John Mackay, Esq., Mrs. Mackay, six servants (natives of India), Miss Allen, W. Abercrombie, Esq., Mr. Hewson, Gregory Hewson. -August 3. -Arrived the William Capt. Thompson, from Sydney, with general cargo. Passengers, Miss McLeod, Mrs. Knox, Mr. Clayton, and W. Marwood. August 5. -Arrived the Sally Ann, Captain Henty, from Portland Bay, with a cargo of oil and whalebone. -August 7. -Arrived the Bolina, Captain Ewing, from London, with a general cargo. Agent J. Penny. -Vessels remaining in Harbour. -The Adelaide, the Samuel Cunard, the Alice, the Hetty, the Brazil Packet, and the William. -The Eagle, from Mauritius. _The Alice will sail on Tuesday for Sydney. -Corn- wall Chronicle.
Launceston Corn Market. The movements in the corn market this week are unimportant. Wheat maintains its price from. 7s. to 7s. 6d. per bushel; barley may be quoted at 6s., and oats at 6s., notwithstanding the latter article is retailed at a less price (5s.) by some salesmen. Fine flour 23s., seconds 20s. per 100lbs. -Cornwall
Price of wheat at Sydney 29th July 6s to 6s 6d per bushel, first flour 20s, beef 3½ per lb. by the carcass, mutton per lb. 4d pork 9d, po- tatoes 8s to 9s per cwt., hay 14s to 16s per do.
The proprietors of stock intrusted to the care of Capt. McLeland of the Adelaide are about to present him with a handsome silver snuffbox, in acknowledgment of his services in carrying the sheep, &c. across the strait to Port Phillip.
Two immense hogs fed by Mr. Marshall, of Pittwater, were sold this week to Mr. Baynton for 20 guineas each. They weighed together upwards of 1000lbs.
We beg to remind innkeepers and pub- licans, that Thursday the 1st Sept. and not Monday the 5th, as elsewhere announced, is the day fixed by the act for granting licenses.