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MAURITIUS MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 25 February 1845
MAURITIUS MARKETS. From a Mauritius Price Current, of date 11th December, we quote the following: - d. c «J. c. Madagascar fat oxen ...... .. 30 to 35 Sheep.5 6 Bran Cape.per 100 bs 2.50 3 New South Wales do. 2.50 3 Bricks, building ....per 1000 18 20 Flour American .... barrel 7 8.50 Cape...jgfiOOibs 6 650 Nev; South WalesjK do. 4 5 Wheat- W Cape.J^per lOOibs 3.50 3.75 Europe-,...M jo. 2.40 2.60 Butter Cape.ppr lb. 20 30 Irish. dov 22 22 Cheese - English.per lb. 20 30 Fish Dtied stock fish... .per lOOibs. 3 6 Cape dried...'. do. 3 50 4 Pickled.per cask 4 6 Hants English ....,"..,... per lb. 20 25 Salt.per lOOibs. 75 1 Sopar - Fine yellow.per lOOibs. 6.80 6 75 Fine brown... do. 6 6 26 Soap-. Dacca.per lOO lbs. 6 7 Marseilles. do. 9 10 Tranquebar..... do. 7 Q Coffee. do. 30 35
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 25 February 1845
44 &outi> australian" .ENBRAX PRiMTJMS i§TA ©MS MIMI 15 MT. HP HE Proprietor of the above Establishment begs to annoance that the letter-press printing business will be conducted as hitherto. The job priming has always given the greatest satisfaction, and he can poiut to work which has issued from this press that has not, he believes, been equalled in the colony: The motto of this Office shall be " Cheapness, neatness, punctuality, and dispatch." Printing Office, > * Rundle-street, Nov. ll, 1844. £ As the terms ofjthisjpornal aeë peauliar, bein^ lower both to sobscritws and advertisers than those of its contemporaries, we beg to direct -the special attention of the public to the sub joined statement. We beg also to notify that no dummies, i.e., advertisements countermanded or not duly ordered, are allowed to appear. The whole of our available space is devoted to matter of general interest and information : Terms of the South Australian newspaper (days .of publication T...
MANILLA MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 25 February 1845
MANILLA MARKETS. THE schooner Munford left Manilla on the 1st October last-Reports cigars are very scarce in the Mauilla market.and at the time of the Mun ford's leaving there were none to be purchased trotn Government. The supply of leaf still being deficient, there are only a few more ma nufactured than are required for the consumption j of the place. À new regulation has been adopted by Government to issue what overplus there may be three times a month equally between all applicants who may require for exportation, those for consumption being prohibited. For the month previous to the Munford's departure, lhere was no overplus, and of course none distributed, and little hopes of any for some time ; so much so that whoever urgently require them buy of Spa niards, who have been gathering them up from these distributions, and have obtained 2 dollars per 1CO0 above the Government prices. A great scarcity of cigars having taken place at Singapore, China, Batavia* and the Colonies, the ...
Cobernment Cazette. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 25 February 1845
Ootmnmcnt &lt;5a?ette. Colonial Secretary's Office, February 19.-The following Returns, furnished by the Collector of Customs, are published for general information. By his Excellency's command. A. M. MTJKDT, Colonial Secretary. ABSTRACT RETURN of Imports and Exports at Port Adelaide, for the third Quarter of 1844, viz., from July 1st to Oc tober 10th.* turoar*. Total Imports. 20,895 Imports re-exported 4,442 Imports consumed in the Colony.... 16,452 19 3 EXPORTS. £ s. d. Total Exports. 18,871 3 0 Imports re-exported 4,442 7 4 Exports the produce of the Colony... 14,428 15 8 . This Return, which has already appeared in the Gazette of the 7th November, 1844, is republished in an amended form, an error having been discovered in the former publication. _ ROBERT R. TORRENS, Collector. ABSTRACT RETURN of Imports and Exports at Port Adelaide, for the fourth quarter of 1844, viz., ending January 5th, 1845. IMPORTS. £ e. d. Total Imports. 48,147 10 4 Imports re-exported. 2,772 8 0 I...
MISCELLANEOUS EXTRACTS. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 25 February 1845
MISCELLANEOUS EXTRACTS. PUTTING AN- EKD TO THE BALL.-A ball took place on Friday night, at the barracks of the mu nicipal guards, on the occasion of the King's fete. An extraordinary and rr^lancholy event occurred at the barracks of the rue Notre Dame des Vic toiries. At about five in the morning, when the animation was at its highest point, one of the men, who had been dancing for a long time, said to a comrade, " The ball lasts too long-I will put an end to it." He immediately left the dancing room, and in a few minutes afterwards, an explosion being heard, several of the municipal guards rushed out, and found their comrade lying dead in the yard, he having blown his brains out with a pistol. The act is attributable to disappointed love. EASY SHAVING.-To those who desire comfort in this operation., the following simple plan is re commended, after several years' experience of its efficacy, by a gentleman who has been necessitated .to experiment a good deal in consequence of having ...
RATES OF EXCHANGE. THE BANK OF SOUTH AUSTRABLIA [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 25 February 1845
RATES OF EXCHANGE. TDK BANI OF SOU I U AUSTHALIA I Draw on London at 2 per cení, premium. " Colonies at 3 per cent, premium. Purchase on London at 30 dav* sight, at two per cent, discount, and 1 per cen«, additional for every thirty days beyond. Purchase on the co'nnies at 30 days sight, at one percent discount. THE BANK or AUSTRALASIA ' Draw on Lindon at 30 days stght,at 2 per cent prent tom. .' Colonies st 30 days sight, st 2 per ceot premium. Purchase on Landon at 1 per cent, d¡«count, and aa additional 1 per cent, for every month beyond 30 days cur rency, and \ per cent, if drawn or payable out of London. Purchase oe the colonies at 30 days sigh*, atone percent discount.
WHOLESALE PRICES CURRENT. (Corrected up to February 22.) IMPORTED GOODS. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 25 February 1845
WHOLESALE PRICES CURRENT. (Corrected .vp to February 22.) IMPORTED COODS» Ale, light.perhiid -strong..per barrel -bottled ..............per dozen Bacon. do. Bags, 3-bushel .each Blankets ...... -....per pair Blue..»...... ........per lb. Candles, wax . do. ? sperm ...........»...... do. -moulds. do. Canvas...P*r b«"» Casks.per tun Cedar, in log .per fool -in boards do. Cigars, Manilla, it» bond ....per 1000 Coals .per ton Coffee.per lb. Copper, sheathing. do. -Nails. do. Cordage, English.per cwt. -Manilla. do. Corrosive Sublimate ...... .... per lb. Crystals of Soda .... ...... ..per cwt. Currants........per lb. Deals, 9 by 3.per foot -fl by 3. do. Figs...per lb. Ginger, Jamaica. do. -E. I,. do. Glass, 10 by 12....*.per box Glue. ............-.per lb. Gunpowder, fine .............. do. --blasting .......t........ do. Glass, sheet .per 1O0 feet . do. 14 by 16 14 18 18 18 20 IO 12 12 12 13 14 14 Ditto crown 9 10 14 14 16 18 20 7 8 10 12 I* 12 ii pig . sheet ...... do. ..._ do. ..........
CUSTOMS' IMPORT DUTLES. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 25 February 1845
CUSTOMS' IMPORT DUriDS. On spirit-*, the produce and manufacture of the United Kingdom or an/ British possession, per vallon. 0 8 0 AU other spirits.!. 0 12 0 Wine ........... ..15 per cen», ad valorem Tea, sogar, coffee, floor, meal, wheat, rice, and other grain and pu ss imported.. .5 per cent. Cigars, per lb. 0 i 0 Other manu&lt;a&lt;:ture&lt;t tobacco and snuff. 0 2 0 All other tobacco (except tobacco s'ems) .... 0 1 ß Porter, ale, beer, cider, and perry, IO per cent All merchandise nut bein» the produce or manu facture ot the United Kingdom 10 per cent. Ail other good* (liriti-h included), 5 per cent. The following articles are exempt (rom duly, namely, bottle- of common glass, if imported fu'l, bullion and coin, live slock of all kmds, seeds, bulbs -, and plan-'s.
FREIGHTS. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 25 February 1845
FREIGHTS. To Landon «od Liverpool, Wool, per lb.... 11d to IfJ " ' iii, per ton.. 4 IO Q Birk. 4 10 0 Other good*. 4 to £4 10 To Hobart Town, per ton.21s to I 10 0 To Launceston, per ton .................. 100 To Port Phillip, per toa.Ids to 1 0 0 To Syduey, per ton.£1 lo 15 0 " Wheat, t>er bushel. 0 O 6 To Mauritius, per ion. 2 10 0 To^wan Rive«-, per toa-....£2 to 2 10 0
EXPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 25 February 1845
! _ EXFOBT8 Csfgo of the Victoria for King George's Sound-20 bags flour, Beck ; 135 bags flour, IO bags salt, 56 boxes soap, 3 hhds. brandy, 41 bags biscuit, Owen ; 20 bolts canvas. &lt; case blue, 23 tins eheese, Elder; 154 bars iron, 9 bagspotatoes, 4 tins oil, 1 case cards. 25 bags flour, J. B Neales ; 12 bags wheat, 2 casks drugs, 3 tins turpentine, Bickford ; 1 bale and 2 cases drapery, Miller and Bryden.
CULTURE AND MANUFACTURE OF TOBACCO. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 25 February 1845
CULTURE AND MANUFACTURE OF TOBACCO. DURING the last week or two we hate been making enquiries respecting'the quantity and value of tlie tobacco grown and manufactured in the Hunter River district. We had no means of arriving at exact information on the subject; but we think that the following particulars may be regarded as a pretty close approximation to the truth, as the persou from whom we received our information chiefly is largely engaged in the tráde, and is well informed on the subject. The quantity of leaf grown tn the district during the past season is estimated at 330,000 lbs. Of this quantity Mr Boydell purchased about 160,000 lbs.; Messrs Walthal & Co. 70,000 lbs.; the remaining 100,000 lbs. has been chiefly made up by the settlers themselves-the sinai 1er manufacturera who have recently commenced having purchased, perhaps, about one third of it« The price paid for the leaf by the manufacturers varied from 2|d to öd per lb., according to quality and condition ; th...
LATEST DATES FROM [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 25 February 1845
LATEST DATES FROM «ritaîo .Oct. 4 America.......... .......................... Sept. 12 Cs (ie of Goo'l Hope.November 21 Mauritius.. ........ Dec. 14 East Indies. Oct. 28 China. September I Singapore. September 27 Sydney.&lt;..January 25 New Zealand.November30 P.irt Phillip .February 1 Van Diemea's Land. February I Swan River....... January 18 PorUaal Bay..................... ...... February ll
EXECUTION OF THE 'SALADIN' MURDERER. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 25 February 1845
EXECUTION OF THE 'SALADIN' M UR DER ER.*. SOUR time ago we published full particulars of a horrible massacre on board the Saladin, British raerchantman,during her voyage from South America to London. We now subjoin from th« London Globe an account of the execution of the mur derers ; Tha American |»3}>ers receben1 by iii« fíi^eraia roníVn accounts of the sentence, conC U'Oa. and exccu'ion of iii« Saladin murderers. On Sa ar&lt;i*y, Juiv 20, the Chief Javtire paned »en tence of deaiti OD ilie pr SOIU-IS ia a iiiotst impressive manner. On Tuesdav. Ju'r 23, t'-e fair criminals und r «en&lt;en- e i of death-johnston, aUas Teev.i»k;>s, Charte-* Andesson th - ' Swe.^e, George Jones *n'' John Marlston, w.re . «eeu'ert &lt;.* the hill w. st ol the Roman Ca'liolic Cemetry, ind sontb of the Spring-garden road-:n view of that sea who«e waien they had po'luttd with blood-and in ihe presence of a Urgr concourse of spectators. i Their demtnuoor was firm and resolved ...