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ADELAIDE MINES SHARE LIST, MONEY AND GOLD MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 12 March 1856
ADELAIDE MINES SHARE LIST, MONEY AND GOLD MARKET. KING WnXlAM-STBEET, JANUARY 14, 1856. Share Market. — Burras, £130: Princess Koyal £25 ; Royals, 10s to 12s. Money Market. — Money on Freehold, 10 to 12J per cent ; do. on Burra scrip, 12 J per cent ; do. on discounts, leasehold, small loans, and other security, 20 per cent Gold Market — Gold, Victoria, £3 1 7s 6d Echanga, £3 15s 6i JN0. RICHARDSON, -n . D. MELVILLE, ^ Brokers.
California and Australia. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 12 March 1856
California and Australia. In the rise and progress of California and Austra lia — the two great gold-fields — a fair opportunity has been presented of comparing the colonial system of Great Britain and the working of our democratic institutions. When the discovery of gold was made at Sutter's Mills, and its announcement was spread abroad, there flocked to the territory of California the representatives of almost every nation. Ofconrse among snch a multitude a large number were to be found who were, indeed, the very scum of the different coramnnities of which they Jigd Jaeen. members. This was only what mi«-;bt have been expected, since it was chiefly the idle and the vicious who could afford, at a moment's warning, to forsake their homes and their business, to embark upon an expedition the success of which was eo uncertain. The gathering together of snch a heterogeneous mass of banian beings prodnced its natural effect. Every account which reached us from the golden region brought t...
NEW ZEALAND. DECEMBER 14. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 12 March 1856
NfcW ZEALAND. DECEMBER 14. Flour, at the mills, remains at £42 per ton for first, and £43 for second qualities. Bran, 2s fid per busheL Wheat is scarce and of difficult quotation — say from 15s to 16s. Maize.is dull of sale at 5s. Barley there is none ; and oat* are scarce, and not in very great demand — quotations nominal. Potatoes promise to be both good and abundant, bnt the crop has not yet come into market Dairy Produce. — Butter is plentiful and cheap — say Is 6d per lb. Cheese, scarce and dear, 2s perlb. Bacon and hams, Is 3d to Is 6d per lb. Fowls, 6s 6d to 7s per couple. Ducks, 7s 6d to 8s per pair. Tur keys scarce. Beef and mutton from 8d to lOd per lb. Pork, 7d to 8d do. Bread, lid per2-lb loaf. Groceries. — Sugar — Pampanga, £28; Company's £40; and Cossipore, market very bare, £46 to £48 per ton. Tea, good brands, £6 10s to £6 15s per chest Cetfee, scarce, 75s to 80s per cwt Rice (Java) £23 to £24 per ton. Spirits (in bond.) — Brandy. 13s to 15s per gallon ; gin, 22s to ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 12 March 1856
fomissarat Sale at Perth! MR. SAMSON, (Government Auctioneer}, Has received instructions to Sell by Auc tion, at the Commissariat Stores, Perth on Monday, the 24th March, 1856, a) 12 o'clock, — 2 DRAFT Horses, with carts, harness he. 2 Spring Carts and fittings 4 2-wheel Tracks € Kangaroo dogs, and a quantity of bran, ALSO,— - Sundry condemned Ordnance and Bar rack Stores. TERMS— Cash. Fremantle and Perth, March 10, 1856. SALE AT tiUILDFOHD. MR. T. SMITH, Has received instructions to Sell by Auc tion, at the residence of the late Thomas Jecks, Guildford, on Friday, the 28th inst., the following goods: — ~| O GALLON iron boilors jLmJ Screw for wine-press Coils of Rope Books Medicine Chests Chinese Dressing-case 50 Gold-diggers' shovels Brickmaker's wheelbarrows Percussion Caps Shot Single barrelled guns And a variety of other goods. ALSO,— 3-ton boat A mare and foal, and several other well bred horses. 831' This will be a good opportunity for any other persons having horses to offer....
Markets. NEW SOUTH WALES. JANUARY 5TH. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 12 March 1856
JRaritcts. NEW SOUTH WALES. JASUAST 5TH. The papers contain few items of commercial intel ligence, the market having been under the influence of the season. Flour has declined £2 per ton. The prices quoted at the mills are: — Messrs. Barker & Co.— Wheat is worth about 10s. per busheL There is, however, but little of tbe new crop as yet in the market Flour has fallen £2 per ton, present quotations being — for fine .£28, and for second qnality £26 per ton of 2,000 lbs. Bran, Is 3d per bushel Mr. Breillat — Areduction of £2 per ton has taken place in the price of floor. The mills now quote £28 per ton for fine, and £26 Beconds. Wheat about 10s. per busbeL American Flour.— Holders of Haxall ask 68s. per barrel. The Chilian Flour Company quote first quality at £30, second at £28. Wheat— A few lots of colonial changed hands at the market at 10s. 6d.; Chilian is quoted firm at 11s. to 12s. 6d. Wool has declined under the influence of English advices. The Sydney Herald reports: — In...
Prices Current. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 12 March 1856
grires Current. V £ s d Flonr, fine Adelaide, per bag..... ? 3 0 0 Do. do. colonial ? 2 18 0 Tea, per chest or box, per lb.. Is 9d to 0 2 6 Coffee, per lb ? 0 0 8 Sugar, Cossipore, per lb ? 0 0 7 Brown, per lb. 3d to ? 0 0 4 Rope, Indian, perevrt ? 2 2 6 Ditto coir ? 1 15 0 Bice, Java, per lb ? 0 0 2 Ditto Patna ? 0 0 2J Ginger, (preserved) per box ? 1 10 0 Bottled fruits, per dozen ? 14 0 Sauces ditto ? 0 12 0 Salt, English (fine) per lb ? 0 0 2 Ditto (coarse) ? 0 0 1 Tobacco (in bond) per lb., Is 6d to.... 0 19 Cigars, real Manilla, per thousand ? 5 0 0 Ditto inferior ? 3 0 0 Soap (London) per lb ? 0 0 8 Brandy (hi bond) per gallon ? 0 17 0 itum (West India) per gallon ? 0 7 0 'Jin (Booth's No. 1) per gallon ? none Wines, port (duty paid) per dozen ? 1 16 0 Sherry ditto ? 1 16 0 Hops (English) per lb., ? 0 4 0 Corn-sacks (3-bushel) per dozen ? 14 0 vinegar, per gallon ? 0 4 0 Pickles (assorted) per dozen quarts ? 0 18 0 Ditto, per dozen pints ? 0 12 0 Salad oil, pints ? 14 0 Ditto...
Local and Domestic Intelligence. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 12 March 1856
Send and f tmesfc Jatetttacft. Ok Wednesday ttyerewas a gathering of the Son d^^&^i^piiD^t^aBilifl^ei^^op^' Ilfe 'v.ii * - .'-??'?', f.iaf..^. :,^.71..'l:fj'-%/..ti^l'- '4it%- ? ? l !*JS&! flay Was TlllHWTiniMiTTr .If^T jJPVIv TflWI ifllwt -OOt ,JM)£i many away, upwards of a hundred young people being present. The fore part ot fjie Say was spent in crit-ket and other sports, and afterwards the young people were regaled witb the tea and cakes. The Bev. Mr PownaU, tbe originator of the festival, was present, as well as several of his lady assistants in the management of the Sunday School. Ik our list of horses in training, the old favorite Dncrow was accidently omitted. He has been in the trainer's hands for some time, and his backers expect that he will add to his former triumphs at the forthcoming meeting. ? ^ ? Eight tons of copper-ore from Mr James Dnun mond's new mine have been brought from the north by the Sara. The ore is estimated to con tain about 40 per cent,...
Russia in the Pacific. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 12 March 1856
Russia in the Pacific There has been a growing, danger in the North Pacific The Russians, established at Behring's Straits, at Petropaulovski, and upon the Ambor, have been long engaged in preparing for a great development of power in Eastern Asia. If their actual possessions in that quarter of the globe be examined, it will be found that, in them selves, they are not of much value. It has been the traditional policy of the Czars,, however, to acquire is the first place terri tories which other Governments would not care to dispute, and these serve as avennes to richer dominions. Upon thi6 principle the blood of armies, and large draughts from the exchequer, have been lavished to secure the wastes and solitudes of Tartary, the prolific breeding ground of martial na tions. A treble object is thus gained. The bones and sinews of the desert race,1 the cheap levies of conquerors, are brought into the Russian armies. The forces once wielded by Genghis and Timour were pai tially incorpora...
TASMANIA. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 12 March 1856
TASMANIA. Hobakt Town, Jan. 1 1, 1856. — We have nothing of great importance to report, the markets generally continuing in a quiescent state. Colonial flour, how ever, is scarce, Tasmanian realising £40, and good Chilian £36,the baking trade being at present chiefly supplied with this article. Of wheat theie is little or none in the market; seventeen bags, ex Duncan Hoyle, from Pitt water, sold on Monday, at 16s to 16s 6d per bushel; two or three cargoes, however, are soon expected from Adelaide, and our own new wheat will soon come to hand, so that no considera ble advance may be expected in breadstuff's. Potatoes are declining, and may be quoted at from £9 to £10 per ton, with every prospect of a full supply. The following are the only., sales by auction that need particular notice: — On Monday, Mr. Guesdon sold 400 sheep, ex City of Hobart, from Melbourne, at from 25s to 25s 9d each. On the same day Messrs. Brent & Westbrook sold, on the premises of the late Mr. Lackman,...
Shipping Intelligence. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 12 March 1856
$b$pttrg JntetUjftiup. ABRIVED. On the 7th instant, the ?chooner Sura, from the Northward. On ti» 9th, the Proton, from Port Gregory. 1 : Thei*ogfa»i»oy waataAiwiadtoawi yesterday, '*w illi JpiprWyrjfii Ith* fltHitniinTiiTrMifc - ' ?. .- He Devonshire will sail **or die Gape of GooO. Hone and England either to-monow or the fol lowing -day; die takes aeveral passengers — amongst than, Mr J. Taylor, Mr. H.andG. Monger, Mr J. Fleay, Mr. Wolley, and Mr Davey.
Dictoria Tariff. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 12 March 1856
Victoria tftarig Bate of duty Ale, porter, spruce, and other beer, cider s. d and perry, the gallon ? o 6 Cigars, the lb ? 3 0 Cotiee and chicory, the lb... ? o 1 Spirits, or strong ' waters of any strength not exceeding the strenght of proof by Sikes's hydrometer, and so in proportion for any greater or less strength than the strength of proof the gallon ? _... Spirits, cordials, liqueurs, or strong waters, sweetened or mixed with any article, so that the degree of strength cannot be as certained by Sikes's hydrometer, the gallon.™ ? 10 0 Spirits perfumed, the gallon ? 10 0 Sugar, raw and refined, and sugar candy, the cwt™ ? e « Tea, the lb ? 0 0 Tobacco or snuff, the lb ? 2 0 Wine, the gallon. ? 2 0 All other goods, wares, and merchandise
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 12 March 1856
-Houcrnmijnt fcetty Yesterday's Government Gazette notifies the sale, by.the Sub-Collector at Bunbury, on the 9th proximo, of Bunbury building lot 87 ; upset price, £10. Also, by the Sub Collector at the Vasse, on the 2nd proximo, of Sussex Location No. 33, containing 18 acres, more or less, bounde-1 on the South by a west line 15 chains 72 links in length, and on the East by a north line 1 1 chains 50 links in length from a spot 28 chains 30 links north and 14 chains 28 links west from the south -west corner of J. Hnrford's location 6; on the North and West by lines parallel and equal to the south and east boundaries above described; ail bearings true, Upset price £l per acre. Caution is given that, for the future, no person will be allowed to visit the island of Carnac without special authority, under pain of being punished with the utmost severity NOTICE. The Inquirer and Commercial News is published every Wednesday, and forwarded by each mail to every part of the Province. It is...
South Australian Tariff. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 12 March 1856
f outh ^ustr^ttan $artf . AD imported goods, with the following exception-;, are ad mitted at a duty of s per cent ad valorem : Beer, Porter, Ale, Cider, and Perry .. 4d per * oa Coffee ? 68perc u Com. Meal, and Flour, viz : Wheat, Barley, Oats, Maize and - Millet, Peas, Beans, and Pulse . . 6d per quarter Malt ? 3s per quarter Flour, Meal. Bran, and Pollard . . 2d per 100 lbs. Fruit (dried), of all sorts ? 4s per cwt Hops ? 2d perlb. ton— Bar and Bod ? 10s per ton Sheet and Hoop ? Us per ton Pig ? .. .. 2s 6d per ton Pitch and Tar ? .. leper barrel Provisions and Preserved Meats . . 3s per cwt Basin ? €d per barrel Spirits «r Strong Waters of all sorts .. 9s per gallon Sugar— Kettned and Candy .. .. 4s per cwt Muscovado ? 2s per cwt Molaspes ? Is per cwt Tea ? 2d perlb. Tobacco— Manufactured ? Is perlb. Unmanufactured! .. ... .. 6d perlb. ' Cigars and Cheroots ., .. .. 2s6dper. lb Snuff ? Is perlb. Sulphured and tarred, for Sheep Shingles and Laths ? 6dperi Trenails and Spo .. .. 3...
The Function of a Legislator. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 12 March 1856
The Function of a Legislator* Judging from the different opinions ad vanced at public meetings with respect to the actual position and official duties of a legislator, it must be almost as difficult to declare what is a member of Parliament as I to determine ' what is a pound?' The cus tom of putting candidates through a series of catechetical lessons 6erves, however, not only to measure the capabilities of repre sentatives, but also the capabilities of elec tors. It is amusing to notice the strange motley of political sentiment which an hour's cross-questioning will present on the part of the electors, whose queries are very often of such a nature that neither Whio-, Tory, nor Radical could reply to them. We might present a most extraordinary piece of mosaic-work to our readers, were we to dovetail together all the marvellous questions that have been asked, and all the marvellous sentiments that have been avow ed during the present contest by electors who were unwilling to give ' a...
New South Males Tariff. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 12 March 1856
Staff jtatib ^States ®ax$. £ s. d. Tea, perlb. ... ... 0 0 1| CoJfee, chocolate, and cocoa ... 0 0 Of Sugar, raw, per cwt. ... 0 2 6 Ditto refined, ditto ... 0 3 4 Molasses, ditto ... ... 0 18 Dried fruits, per lb. ... 0 0 0} Beer, in wood, per gallon ... 0 0 1 Ditto, in bottle, ditto ... 0 0 2 Wine, not more than 25 per cent alcohol ? — 0 10 Brandy and gin, Sykes' proof, do. 0 9 0 Whiskey and Rum, ditto ... 0 6 0 Iiquers, Cordials, and Brandied Fruits, do. ... ... 0 9 0 Perfumed Spirits, ditto ... 0 6 0 Colonial, ditto ... ... 0 5 8 Tobacco, manufactured, perlb.... O 1 O Ditto, unmanufactured, per lb:... 0 0 8 Cigars and Snuff... ... 0 2 0 Drawback on Refined Sugar, 3s 4d per cwt.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 12 March 1856
[ADVERTISEMENT.] ? Hollmoay's PUis possess most astonishing powers in the case of General Debility. — Copy of a Letter from Henry Anthorne, of Morpeth, N.S.W. to Professor Holloway. ' Sir, — I suffered for a number of years from weakness and ge neral debility, and was brought to death's door by the same. I was told by those I consulted, that there was no hope of my re covery, when I resolved to give your Pills a trial; after using them for about five weeks, my health was considerably improved, and at the expiration of two months every symptom of my disorder disappeared. (Signed) H. ANTHORNE.
Review. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 12 March 1856
Review. (From the Examiner, February 24.) Sketches, Legal and Political, by the late right Hon. Richard Lalor Sheil. Edited, with Notes, by M. W. Savage, Esq. Two vols. Hurst and Blackett, for Colborn. We ought to be grateful to the rascally pirates who have compelled this authentic publicaticn,and claim the knaves for our ' very good friends.!' In their edition was brought together quite as much not written as written by Sheil and the book was blurred and blotted by notes too silly for the meanest capacity. Here we have noth ing but Sheil's writing guaranteed by one who knew him well, and enriched by notes from a hand in every respect competent to supply them. Mr. Coiburn has really done well to contribute such a book to our libraries. For, perishable as were many of the sub jects dealt with by Sheil (and as to which we see a judicious discretion exercised here,) and temporary as were the excitements amid which he too often wrote, his Sketches, thu3 collected, stand the test far be...
The Graves on Cathcart's Hill. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 12 March 1856
The Graves on Cathcart's Hill- 1 (From the Times Correspondence.} - 9 In times to come it will be a chosen ter- ? minus of Saxon pilgrimage, this Cathcart's M Hill. Whether the traveller beholds from M his humble parapet the fair aspect of the im- Jfl penal city, guarded by threefold mightier ~fl batteries than now, or sits upon the broken.. JH wall to gaze upon the ruins of Sebastopol, J|H he roust, if he has any British blood in his '.^M veins, regard with emotion that little spot '^| which encloses all that was mortal of some j^| ot'the noblest soldiers who ever sprang out. ^H from warrior race. He will see tbe site of; j^| those tedious trenches where the strongman '|^| waxed weak day after day, and tbe ean^SH guine became hopeless, and where the Bri- J^| tish soldier fought through a terrible winter , f^| with privation, cold, frost, snow, and,' rain, -1^| more deadly and terrible thau the fire of the ^H enemy. Wtih the Redan, the Malakho£ ^H the Quarries, tbe Mamelon, Gordon's...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 12 March 1856
On the 3rd instant, at Perth, Mrs GEORGE SHENTON, of a daughter. At the residence of S. W. Viveash, Esq., at Guildford, Samuel, second son of S. Viveash, Esq., of Berrick Bassett, Wiltshire, aged 25 years.
EUROPEAN INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 12 March 1856
EUROPEAN INTELLlGKNGfi. , [?] lfrw H|jitfril*tii- tmfm mpTfrmrrj ocuynpootover d«r. . 3L, shipper ftp; «ujeriiaent aeni.lO to London snU 10 to Iiverpool,of precisely the same quality. 'Both lots have been sold by auction ; shot in Liver pobl rjealizhig l£dper lb. mure than in London. Tbe accbttMof the Bales, with these frees, go oat by die ifaul' &u 6aj.-~Bear'* Weefy Circular, 23rd Oc '4bber. A Tekpbbahck Obatob.— At a recent tempe rance meeting in the metropolis, a person in the hall Hot up and said, ** Mr friends, three months ago I signed the pledge. (Clapping of hands and approv ing cheers). In a month afterwards, my friends, I had a BoTereign in my pocket — a thing I never had before (Clapping and loud cheers). In another month, my friends, I had a good coat on my back— a thing I never had before. (Cheers and clapping much loader.) A fortnight after that, my friends, I bought a ©»ffin.** The audience was going to cheer here, but stopped and looked serious. ' You wonder...