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THE WESLEYAN CENTENARY. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Australian — 23 October 1839
TH.E WESLEYAN CENTENARY. Great preparations are being made for the celebration «f this festival on Friday next, the 25th instant, which is the day appointed by the Conference for its observation by the Wesleyan body throughout the world. From the uhusál interest which the Adelaide public seem to take in the matter, we expect that there will be crbwded audiences present on the occasion, in Gawler Place Chapel, especially at the social meeting in the evening; The various Ministers in town, we believe, will Jake part in the services of the evening,-a splendid illustration of the harmony which exists between the several sec tions of the Christian Church in Adelaide. We had intended this week to have at some length entered into the history and progress of the Wes leyan Society, and to have advocated its cause with the public ; but on deliberation j we think the last is almost unnecessary with the Adelaide j public, who have occular démonstration of its I usefulness, and are universally k...
The Southern Australian. Qulrerum atque decens cure, et roge, et omnis in hec sum.---HOR. lib. I. ep. I. v. II. ADELAIDE: WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 23, 1839. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Australian — 23 October 1839
Quid verum atque decena euro, et rog», et omni» tn Mee lum.-Hoa. Er., lib. 1, ej». >,Y. ll. ? ADELAIDE: WEDNESDAY,OCTOBER 23,1839. WE are truly glad to observe itt the Ga zette of last Thursday, an advertisement containing the heads of a scheme of Muni cipal Government for the city of Ade laide. Wte sincerely thank His Excel lency the Governor, for turning his attention to this very important subject; and we rejoice to see such a manifestation of desire to promote a well-regulated social system among us. We are also happy to know that His Èx ce Heney'* wish is in full accordance with that of the Borne Government. We think, however, 1 that it would not be candid, "on a subject affecting the welfare of this community, so nearly-, to withhold the expression of our difficulties with regard to certain I parts, or rather defects of the proposed bill, if, iudeed, the prospectus gives à Just representation of it. This Bill, when it becomes an Act» is iii effect to stand in the place of a...
THE BOTANICAL GARDEN. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Australian — 23 October 1839
I THE BOTANICAL GAHDEN. I Wá recommended a walk to this garden I which is last assuming an oppear |*nc0 worthy itt oasae. Kr. Bailey, the colonial botanist, deserves g re af praise fût die manner in »hieb he has exerted himself in improving the garden, and we are glad that the committee have testified their sense of his exertions by presenting him with a douation of £25. We would suggest to Mr. Bailey, the ádvantage that would be derived by him, if he could make arrangements for sup plying visitors with refreshments, such as tea¿ &c. If this could be done, (and we think the coin mi i tee would not tor a mo ment object) the gardens would soon be come a public place of resort, and at thesaine time gain roany supporters. In hot weather it is much too far for the ladies to walk, unless there existed the means of obtaining some such re freshing beverage as that we have named. Of course; none hut subscribers should be entitled to tea in the gardens, and to them it -should be suppl...
ST. JOHN'S CHURCH. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Australian — 23 October 1839
ST. JOHN'S CHURCH. Öu Saturday last, the interesting Cere mony of laying the foundation stone of a new Episcopalian Church, was pei formed by His Excellency Colonel Gawler. I he site for the new building, which is to bewailed St. John's Church, is near the southern extremiiyof East Terrace, on groürid given by O. Gillis; Esq. The situation is remarkably pleasant although we could ha ve wished the build ing erected tn a more populous part of the town. It is intended- that the Church shall contain about GOO sittings, which is quite large enough for a climate like this. We have not seen the design, but we be lieve it uill be very ornamental.
Adelaide Shipping Report. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Australian — 23 October 1839
fitor-Iaífce Shipping tîrport. 1 I ARRIVALS. I October 16-The barque Exporter, 916 tons, R. A on hy le, from Svdney, with a general cargo. Oct. 18-The brig Marp Mullaby, M. Haynes, from Launceston, with a general cargo. Oct. 18-The schooner Lowestoft 114 tons Allen, from Launceston, with'a general careo. Oct» 19-I he barque Strathisla, 387 tons, F. R. Lee, form Timor willi 99 Ponies, about 3000 bushels maire, and Mindrie*. Oct. 20-The burque Lady Mary PeUtam, from Launceston, with sundries. Cctv 21-The barque T^ady Emma, from Laun ceston, with sundries. : - -
V. D. LAND EXTRACTS. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Australian — 23 October 1839
V. D- LAND EXTRACTS. EXPECTED ARRIVALS OF WHEAT.-The Harp and another vessel from Valparaiso, had arrived Sydney with wheat, and two others were loading f these colonies.-Tasmanian. - We anderstand that the Government has po chased 10,000 bushels of wheat, tbe cargo of tl Indus, at 11s. 8£d. per bushel of G4ibs, We ai aware, that the Commissariat did not require th supply at present, nor any, before January ; we an therefore, of opinion, that the present purchase ; intended to be got made into flour, and sold to tl bakers insmall quantities, according to their consumr tion, respectively, at prime cost, a measure, the ador lion of which would commaud the grateful prayer &lt; thousands.-Since writing the above, we have learn from authority, that it is the intention of the Govern ment to sell the 10.000 bushels of wheat at prim cost (after grindiog) io quantities not less than 561 ht ¡bid. THE TASMANÏA*I WEEKLY DESPATH.-By a advertisement inserted in the public papers, it wil h...
THE AGRICULTURAL ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Australian — 23 October 1839
i THE AGRICULTURAL ASSOCIATION. n~ . . . . _ , W E, last week gave a short notice of the ! intended formation of a society under the i above designation ; we have now the pleasure in drawing attention to an ad vertisement in another column calling a public meeting of those friendly to the ob ject proposed to be held at the Conn House, ob Monday next, instead of to morrow evening, (as previously adver tised.) The houor of making an active start iu the formation of an Agricultural Association, we believe belongs to Capt. Berkeley, and we conceive it to be an honor of no trifling moment. Wc trust that the Association will be carried on vigorously and liberally ; and we would suggest the propriety of en couraging every branch of colonial in dustry. Thus the farmer who can pro duce the best sample of wheal, ot other grain, should receive a prize. The stock keeper who can produce the fattest oit or the handsomest bull, or the finest de scription of cow, should likewise be le ivarded.-The ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Southern Australian — 23 October 1839
Sotttfjcrn australian tèffite* ñpHEfolIowinffáre the terms of the" SOUTHERN 1 AUSTRALIAN," which is pnblifihedevery Weduep Say .morning, &i$be Office,comet, of Stephens-place, Lundle-street. " "* "PRICE OF THK PAPEK.-1«« per number, or £** per j annum paid sia ^yaiïpe^^u^tîiwrshîunÇtheir papers j sent to them if they desire it. * -o. ' ADVERTÍSEMETÍTS.-énnesand under [each insertion j Ss.6d.4 above 6 lines. Sd. per line-.-Advertisements cannot be received later than * o'clock on Tuesday ; I and orders to discontinue" Advertisements -already in- , eerted, must be sent to the office before 3 o'clock on Monday, or they cannot be attended to. Advertise ments mnst be. marked.-the number pf ^times.theyare to be inserted, or they will be çontinned unjii counter manded. ? . -'? ' '- ; . All Subscriptions and Advertisements must be paid, /or in advance. . ¡ For Bombay , *1 CALLING- AT COLOMBO* THE fine ship RECOVERY, THOS. ____ JOHNSON, Commander. This ship has a large poop, and is i...
MECHANICS INSTITUTE. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Australian — 23 October 1839
MECHANICS' INSTITUTE. WE much regret that we should have omitted last week to take notice of the interesting lecture delivered by Mr. Platts, &nbsp; on Music on the 14th instant. The num- ber present upon the occasion, which could not be less than 250, plainly evi- denced the growing popularity of the In- stitutions and the very able manner in which Mr. Platts elucidated the subject of his lecture, certaiuly tended much to establish its popularity. Mr. Platts reviewed the history of mu- sic from its earliest trace down to the pre- sent day, and during his lecture gave some pleasing specimens of the prevail- ing musical taste at different periods. The assembly repeatedly evinced their satis- tion with the performance of lecturer who was assisted by Messrs. Bennett and Ewens, recently from England. At the conclusion of the lecture the secretary suggested the propriety of getting up an amateur concert for the benefit of the in- firmary, a suggestion which we most warmly second ...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Southern Australian — 23 October 1839
We have not altered the general arrangement of our Journal this week, for reasons which shall be here- after explained. &nbsp; MARRIED — On Saturday, the 12th instant, by the Rev. C. B. Howard, at Trinity Church, JOHN RICHARDSON, Esq., to EMILY, third daughter of &nbsp; the late T. YATES, Esq., of East Terrace.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Southern Australian — 23 October 1839
Sale« bg tlttftltt fttttttom ? TO BB SOLD BY PUBLIC AUCTION, By J. Richardson* OB Wednesday next, the 23rd October, at 131 Votock precisely. 1 H AT splendid, and from its admirable situ ation invaluable. COUNTRY SECTION. No.S94, In lots of half and quarter acres. This beauti ful Section is situated midway between the Port and Adelaide, having a frontage on the Port Road commanding a fine view of the Mountains, and from the circumstance of the river running in the immediate neighbourhood water could be obtained at a few feet below the surface ; the soil is of the finest description, and in fact, with ¡ a little cultivation, this would become one of the most fertile and producetive estates in South, Australia. Plans may be seen at Mr. Itichaid son's rooms, llindley street. TO BE SOLD BY PUBLIC AUCTION, J By J. Richardson, On Thursday, October 24 at 12 o clock, at his Rooms corner of King William-street, positively unreserved tpWO teams of excellent Working Bollocks with dray and harne...
ENGLISH EXTRACTS. (From the Colonial Gazette, June 15, 1839.) [Newspaper Article] — Southern Australian — 23 October 1839
ENGLISH EXTRACTS. &nbsp; &nbsp; (From the Colonial Gazette, June 15,1839.) - Mr. James Croker, late of the Monster Circuit, has been appointed Solicitor-General, and Crown Prosecutor in the colony of Port Phillip.- Bell's Weekly Messenger. — Two line of battle ships, of 74 guns each, are ordered to be built at Chatham, to he called the Mars and the Majestic.— Kentish Gazette TEA.-Accounts from Calcutta by the Guillerdon, state that the very best byson skin tea may be pro- &nbsp; cured there at from 22 to 50 rupees per chest, so that is likely to remain low : and we should strongly recom- mend families not to purchase largely at the present prices. Opium had fallen from 3000 to 300 rupees per chest in consequence of the China news.- Ibid. STATE OF TRADE.- Business is much the same as reported in our last. No fnrthe alteration iu wool or yarns as it respects prices. Buyers for the home market few and far between« No inducements for speculation, and manufacturer...
THE SCOTCH CHURCH. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Australian — 23 October 1839
THE SCOTCH CHURCH. WE áré glad to learn that this building will very soon be com i enced. On Mon day eveniug la>t, a numerous meeting of the Presbyterians, under the pastoral care of* the Rev. R. Drummond; was held in (he public school room, North Terrace, for iii? purpose of electing office bearers and trustees, for the management of affairs connected with the Church, and we believe it is intended to erect the building immediately, on the land tn Vic toria Square, which has been hand somely presented by Sir James Malcolm. Th* subscription towards tts erectiou is progressing vieil. LEVEE,-On Thursday last, His Ex cellency ariíí Mrs. Gawler, held a Levee (and Drawing Room at Government House. A numerous company of the respectablo colonists attended on the oc casion, to testify their respect to His Excellency on the assumption of the Government of South Australia. Amongst thosfe present were His Honor the the Judge and Miss Cooper ; tbs hon. Colooial -Secretary and Mrs Gouge' ; tli...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Southern Australian — 23 October 1839
Mn Maogowan'« ladle*' Behool. Afr Jsiacywon's Boy«' *>Aool,and Evening School for Young Men, ALT.the usualbrenchesofa Libera! Education are taught on the most improved princi ples, which will be explained to those who wish it Mr M. having been for some years editor of The Educational RevUwri», of course, familiar with all that is known on the subject oí educa tIO«T Mr Macgowan's successful method of in struction teaches children to think instead of condemning them to learn things by rote". ( Loiwton) Literary Gazette. N, B.-The business of these Schools ts not secondary to that of any chapel or shop, but forms the only employment of their respective conductors. Grenfell-street MRS. LA VENCE begs to inform the in habitants of Adelaide, that she has opened a Girls School, at her house, Pirie-street, in which she teaches the rudiments of the French1 and English languages, with geography ancient and modern, history, writing, and arithmetic. - Terms, £1 10s. .per quarter. Ma. LA VENCE...
ADELAIDE PRICE CURRENT. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Australian — 30 October 1839
ADELAIDE PRICE CURRENT. £*.*.. .M ». d Ale-©"Uti bar's, per dbietí.. 18 0 to «. O' 0* London, perfrhd.9' O' 0 .. 40 0 0* Ashby's,perbarrel.. 9 0 0 10 0 0 Colonial, .. Mid". .. 7 0 0 8 Ô O Beef, per tierce... 600.. 8 00* fresh, lb. 11 .. l-o Batter, fresh, lb. .. S 0 .. 3 9 .air; db; ..... Coffee,lb.-......... ll1.. 2 0 Candles, moulds, lb. 13 1 9* dipr, do. ....«. 0 0 0 0 war, do;.^.^., 4 0'.. 46* Cashs, eil, per tun, ...... 4 C O' .. S 0 Or Cedar, p^r foot,...._, 0 .. 9 Cheese, English, lb....... 2 0.. 2 6» Colonial, .. Dean, per foot,. 10.. 1 4 Floor,colonial, per 100 lbs. 3» O 0 .. 810 O' Hams, per lb...- 16.. 14 Hops, do. . SO.. 3 0 Hay, per ton..«. 16! O' O . . 18 0 4* Iron, do. HB 0 0 .. 20 0 O Maize, per bushel,. 12 0 .. 16 O Mutton, fresh, per lb. ll I1 &lt;* Oil.sperm, per gallon,.... .-. 15 1 black, do. 2 6.. 3 -O' porter, perdozeo. 18 O'.. 1 0 t> London, hbd. 9 O' O'.. IO 0 0 colonial, do. .... 7* 0 0 ..- O 0 0 Pork, per barrel. C » 0 T jp o* Potatoes, per too,...
The Southern Australian. Quid rerum atque decens curo, et rogo, et omnis in hoc sum.—HOR. EP., lib. 1, ep. 1, v. 11. ADELAIDE: WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 30, 1839. THE WESLEYAN CENTENARY. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Australian — 30 October 1839
íEfje Souîïjcrit âuôtttiïiaîr. Quidrerum at que decens'curo, et rogo, et omni tin hoc gum.-Hon. EP., lib. I, eu. I, v ll. ADELAIDE : WEDNESDAT, OCTOBER -30¿ 1839. THE WESLEYAN CENTENARY. WHITING as wc do for all clashes of prr sors, it would perhaps be out of place in a leading article to say much on this event in reference to Methodism itself. And i yet we can scarcely refrain from inviting I our readers? to rejoice with vs, in the pro j gress of an institution whifcbr has been so intimately connected witjt ibe promotion of the welfare of mankind in the highest and best sense,during one hundred years. Wc are Sure that ¿vet y one who identified himself, and his happiness with lite cause of religion and holiness, will unite ¡ti our Opinion* that the festival in question was an occasion of the most ltrvent gratitude to God. But there ¡8 one thing which %ve must i:ot país over without remark, lt is the entire freedom of the Festival from all that was sectarian or exclusive. If the unit...
AGRICULTURAL ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Australian — 30 October 1839
j AG Tt tCV t.1 V ft A t AÍÍSOCÍ A7Jl»Tí. I A numerous and most respectable meeting of peatle ! men and otheis interested, in ag::&lt;MiIt&lt;ira( porsuiis, J was held on Monday evening al «lit: Court (¡ouse, for the parpóse of forming an Agricultura! Aesuciation. D. M'Laren, Esq-, wa? rilled to ¡he chair. Captain j Sturt, Messrs. Hack, Fisher, Stevenson, Gleeson, [ Bull, Kingstone, I'ouMen, and «theis. seveially »d I dressed the meeting in favour of the oltj« ct of the Association, and several most int*resting instances of the capabilities and productiveness cf the «oil were adduced* and in particular the jlsin* around Adelaide were named. The importance cf such an Associa tion and its beneficial tendency uer« ably shewn sn.i i interestingly d isca nt ed upon by several of the I speakers! and ire are only prevented giving a verbatim tipari of the proceedings in consequence of our re porter having been unable to attend until a bte boor.
CANADA. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Australian — 30 October 1839
I CANADA. We regret that feeling of discontent should' Rave arisen ta the minds of a large number of the inha bitants of this province, in conséquence of the release of a number of the Areseott and Windsor pirates, yet we feel convinced that his Excellency, Sh* George Arthur, and his advisers on the occasion, were ac tuated by good intentions. The first twenty liberated from Fort Henry were recommended te the farvonr able consideration of the Executive by tbe court martial who condemned diem. The next twenty had suffered severely from their wounds, and1 are incapable of doing us any farther injury if they «vere disposed. The last thirty-seven were very young men, under eighteen years of age, attf we sire will ing te* believe that they were, lo a certain extent, ted away by the bad advice of older and more guilty associates, ft has been evident from- the first that it was his Excellency's desire to temper justice with mercy ; therefore tn releasing these youths, it is to be boped and...
COMMUNICATION WITH INDIA. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Australian — 30 October 1839
'COMÄrUNICAlifOK WITH INDIA. I A «ONVF.MTIOM of «ame importance to th« com mercial world at large, aa -well ac to our fellow iob&lt; jectr in* India, and their frirnde io this country, wai signed in Paris on the lOlb May, «ad is to be broagbl into operation within two mouths froea that date al farthest. . By this convention it bas been arranged, teat tb« i correspondeucc to and fro between Great Britain'and : f ndia.-sball pats tbrbagh France, instead of being ai lat present, - nant by acircaitooe and ««certain mate tbroagh tbe «traits of «Gibraltar. Marseiiles ¡a ¡a folnre te -be tb« pert «rf arrival and departure. In ordar tn avoid tba detention wbv-h weald bc other wise offered by sanitary regalatmna, tbe letters are to be conveyed *in cases made of plata-iron or tia, herenitieally closed and sealed with tbe Posf-o#Jce seal of the East 'India ^Company, or of tba English Government. Tbe service between Alexandria and the Maraeillea-is to be performed by «atearn-packets of*...
ENGLISH EXTRACTS. PARLIAMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Australian — 30 October 1839
ENGLISH EXTRACTS. PARLIAMENT. ... - IB fha H OOM or boftt* tan utrero. Htm boam», ÎB answer to ettqairj from Lord Brougham, said that be «till entertained a fane that peas* ia th«: East mould be pren« rv ed ; «ddieg that ao intelli*. geoce of any collision bad been nceived, alrboagfa affairs -*rore a mort: meoactog attitude tiras íormeríy Tba Marquis of Noraaanby (towner to fcord Bronfman's inquiry) said that Hie XSOTCI ineuat wad &lt;dir«eled attelai ¡OD to fha condition of the A-Btigaa and oilier colonies, who werie restrained from enttzraling io places were atDp1er%«gea were >to be. procured- bat it was boped that local tuveeablies; weald fee ïndéeéd to revise their law# oa «he «abject* ! ; tm íhm- «anuas »Tr. T. J*U***d ftrasented ** tba! «atiojud peâtioa." Tba baa. eseeaber »o*al that' the petition be fruited. «od gav* aotiee tba!, oa lb» first sopplj day scat w*ek¿ »o*e that tb« j House resolve itself into conMnUtee lo consider thi* potition «ad ¡ts prayer'« I Lord ...