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FOREIGN AFFAIRS. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 14 May 1856
FOREIGN AFFAIRS. At length the Esterhazy proposition 8 have appeared and we give the text in full,— ' 1 . Danubian Principalities. — Complete abouti- n of the Russian protectorate. The principalities shall receive an organisation conformable to their wishes, wants, and interests ; and this new organisa tion, about which the people shall be consulted, shall be acknowledged by the contracting powers, and sanctioned by the Sultan, as emanating from his sovereign initiative. No state shall, under any pre text whatever, or under any form of protectorate, interfere in questions concerning the internal admin istration of the Principalities. They shall adopt a sys tei#definitive, permanent, called for by their geogra phical position, and no obstacle shall be opposed to their fortifying their territory as they please, to secure them against foreign aggression. ' In exchange for the fortresses and territory occu pied by the allied armies, Russia consents to a recti fication of her frontier wi...
The Proposed Ordinances. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 14 May 1856
The Proposed Ordinances. No. 4. — A BUI to declare tatd extend the powers of the Governor to alienate lands purchased out of Imperial or out of Colonial Funds, and to establish and quiet the tides ofbonafiie purchaser* there of. Clause 1.— Governor may sell, alienate and con vey by deed, in the name and on the behalf of Her Majesty, lands purchased oat of Colonial fends Proceeds to be paid into Colonial Chett for the ser vice of the Colony. Clause 8.— Governor may, upon receipt of a writ ten requisition from the head -jf a department in tbe Imperial service, convey land* purchased with Im. parial ftradi for &e ?errict oT cadi department, to « boni fide purchaser, whose tide shall be as good as if the lands were waste Crown lands, and sold under the authority of any Imperial Act of Parliament. Proceeds of sale to be paid over to the head of de partment aforesaid, or other representative of the Imperial Treasury. Clause 3.— No person or persons, paying money under this Ordinan...
The Inquirer & Commercial News. Quid verum atque decens, curo et rogo, et omnis in hoe sum. WEDNESDAY, MAY 14, 1856. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 14 May 1856
$tu» Jnquir^ii & OJommei[ctaI |ftirs. Quid verum atque decens, euro et rogo, ct omnis in lute sum WEDNESDAY. MAY 14, 1856. ?* Mr fbie-~d,' said an acquaintance of Dr. Johnson's, wheu introducing a companion, ' My friend may not seem a clever man, but, by and bye, when he enters inte con versation, you will be delighted with him.' 'Sir,' replied the sage, ' I can wait.' Our present Governor arrived with a flourish, of trumpets, and every one was in expectation of being delighted ; we have ' waited,' and with what result, let the legislation at the ensuing session inform us. At the time of His Excellency's arrival, every one was inclined to allow him the same latitude as the Lexicographer did his Mend's friend. From circumstances which preceded his arrival, we were compelled to admit that his antecedents were not such as we could wish, yet, notwithstanding, we thought that, perhaps, after we had heard him sneak, and seen him act, we mijrht be come delighted. We each of us repl...
Trial and Sentence of Messrs. Strahan, Paul, and Bates. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 14 May 1856
Trial and Sentence of Messrs. Stra- han, Paul, and Bates. The trial of Sir John Paul, and his partners, Messrs. Strahan and Bates, was brought to a close on the afternoon of Saturday last. The chief re- liance of the counsel for the prisoners was, that they had brought themselves within the protecting clauses of the Act of Parliament by the disclosures which they had made. This was effectually disposed of, however, by the Attorney-General. Baron Alder- son, in summing up, said the first question for the jury would be, did Sir John Dean Paul sell the se- curities? If he did so, he was guilty of a misde- meanour under the act of Parliament, and was pu- nishable accordingly. Then the jury would have to consider whether the other prisoners were parties to the transaction. Civilly, a partner was responsible for the acts of his co-partners—because, by the &nbsp; &nbsp; agreement between them, they were the agents in all acts done by the firm. But he was not and could not, ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 14 May 1856
and (fommmM |!jfeurs Newspaper & General Printing-office ST. GEORGE'S TERRACE, PERTH. EVERT DESCRIPTION OF Letter-Press Printing EXKC0TED WITH NEATNESS AND DIBPATCH, AT REASONABLE PRICKS; The Proprietors being prepared to execute in a workmanlike manner, SHOP-LISTS I BILL-HEADS AUCTION AND POSTING Bl MS, SAL15 CATALOGUES, Cables' attit -§ttttlcnttttf s Cariis fn a new and varied assortment of Type, and in such a manner as will ensure giving -iatis faction. ___SHIPP3n5G^__ For Madras. Aj. mHE PRINCE CHARLIE, fij9ftk _L R. P. Kerr commander, (now rc^Sffij^daily expected from London), will qS^igjgJpsail for the above port immediately after delivery of her cargo; and will offer a good opportunity to parties desirous of shipping horses. Please apply to C. A- MANNING, Fremantle, Or G. SHENTON, Perth. Fremantle, March 26, 1856. Cotter « ZILLAH.' 7-^J^v fliHE fine, fast-sailing, and l!llWw^5v JL well-known cuttter JOkI^- ' ZILLAH,' r JBHtffff ^'^a*' i master, will ply be tween Frema...
The Proposed Ordinances. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 21 May 1856
The Proposed Ordinances. No. 7. — A BUI to enable die Members of a certain Society at Perth, in the Colony of Western Aus tralia, called ' The Total Abstinence Society,' to raise a sum of Three Hundred Ponnds on their land and premiss*, aituatt in ihe Colony of West ern Australia, and for other purposes therein con tained. Clause 1.— Trustee or trustees of the Society may, with the consent, in writing, of the Chairman, borrow any sum, not exceeding £300, on mortgage of So ciety's land and premises. Clause 2. — Society may, in die name of their trustees, with the consent, in writing, of die Chair man, dispose of or exchange for other lands in West ern Australia, the whole or part of their lands and premises, and buy in or rescind any contract for such sale or exchange, and resell and exchange the same. Clause 3. — Trustees may lay ont the money thus received in the purchase of freehold hereditaments of inheritance in Western Australia, and bold the same in trust for promoting the obj...
EUROPEAN INTELLIGENCE To the 19th January. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 21 May 1856
EUROPEAN INTELLIGENCE To the 19th January. Otjb contemporary having been placed in possession of papers to 19th January, con taining English News of five days later date than was published by ourselves onWednes day last, we this week give a summary of the additional intelligence, which is of some importance: — It appears that, although there is some prospect of Russia consenting to accept the terms of peace, the London daily papers do not attach so much weight to the telegraphic despatch as the words of which it is com prised would seem to justify. Count Esterhazy, the Austrian ambassa dor, when he delivered the ultimatum agreed on in concert with the allies, informed Count Nesselrode that, unless he received by the 8th of January a pure and simple acceptation of the terms proposed, he should be under the necessity of leaving St. Pe tersbargh and breaking np the embassy. The Court of Russia, instead of commu nicating with the Austrian ambassador, for warded to Vienna its reply to th...
The Inquirer & Commercial news Quid verum atque decens, curo et rogo, et omnis in hoc sum. WEDNESDAY, MAY 21, 1856. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 21 May 1856
2J!u» Jiujuitteti & Commercial |Jcurs. Quid verumatque decetts, euro etrogo.etomnis in hoc sum. WEDNESDAY, MAY 21, 1856. The summary of the proposed Ordinances, which we have from time to time published in this journal, will enable our readers to form some conception of the probable amount and the nature of the ensuing legis lation. There are vet some Bills which have not issued from the press, including the Publican's and Insolvent Bills, but of which we hope to publish an abstract in our next issue. Among those which have already appeared will be found some of absolute necessity and utility, and others, whose general tendency is good, yet which are objectionable in mat ters of detail ; but, altogether, we cannot fail to remark jen uncalled for degree of severity in the various penal clauses — an utter disproportion between the offence com mitted and the amount of punishment with which it is sought to be visited. We pur pose, this week, to glance briefly at the principal Bi...
The late Archdeacon. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 21 May 1856
The late Archdeacon. The following is an extract from a sermon preached at Fremantle on Sunday last: — The text was from Luke ii. 29 30 — ' Lord now lettest tbou thy servant depart in peace, according to thy word, for mine eyes have seen thy salvation.' After speaking of the preparation of Simeon's mind for death and its causes, and their adaptability to mo dern OhristianRT — Need I, my brethren, having thus spoken of the character and experience of Simeon of old, need I direct you to the similarity of character and expe rience of him for whom our struggling Church now mourns? The attitude of his mind was that of pre paration. I rpeak not now of his last illness, which was of so painful a nature as to deprive his friends of his last admonition and instruction, but I speak of his life; for, while most men put off preparation till the eve of death, when no opportunity may occur, be wisely made his whole active life a preparation for the bles sed home he occupies now. He habitually ?* ...
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. GRAIN FLOUR AND PROVENDER MARKET [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 21 May 1856
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. GRAIN FLOUR AND PROVENDER MARKFT Fine flour, 23/ to 23/ 10s; Wheat 8sto9s;Bran Is Id; Oat*, English, 5s 3d to 5s 6d.; English Barley, 7 s to 7s and 6d.; Cape do., 5s 3d to 5s 6d. BALL&COWIE, Bank-street. ADELAIDE MINES SHARE LIST, MONEY AND GOLD MARKET. KIXG WIIXIAM-STKEET, APE1L 11, 1856. Share Market — Bubbas, £125: Princess Royal £25 ; Royals, 5s to 7s. Money Market. — Money on Freehold, 10 to 12| per cent. ; do. on Burra scrip, 12 J per cent. ; do. on discounts, leasehold, small loans, and other security, 20 per cent. JNO. RICHARDSON, -Rm. D. MELVILLE, J -Brokers.
SCHEDULE No. 2 GOODS PRESS OF DUZZ. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 21 May 1856
SCHEDULE Ko. 2 GOODS FBEE OF BUtt. Atiiitinla (Iivmg) Bread and biscuit Bags and sacks Bales for wool Books, (printed) not being account Bottles (class and stone) imported full Bran Bullion and coin Baggage (personal) of immigrants Coals, coke, and other fuel Corn and other grain Flour and meal Implements and machinery (agricultural Meats, (salted and cured, and preserved) except biooa and Uanis Machinery for mills (including mill stones) Maps and charts Oatmeal Pomps, and other apparatus for raising water Pictures, prints, and statuary Plants, seeds, and bulbs Provisions or stores, (military or naval) required for Bier Majesty's service Pulse Bice Staves and hoops for casks Specimens of natural history Uniform and appointments, (naval, military, and civil) imported by officers stationed in this colony, fortheir ownuse Goods specially exempted by the Governor, with the ad ?rice of the Executive Council. ? ^_____
TASMANIA. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 21 May 1856
TASMANIA. Launceston, March 23. — The barque Frederick, with another cargo of 20,000 bushels of Wheat from Val paraiso, is hourly expected here, and as a matter of course this must further reduced our grain and flour market. The greater quantity of the latter exported has been received from country mills. The quota tions at the town mills remain unchanged. Potatoes arc coming up the river now in considerable quanti ties, and they have been reduced to 5/ per ton in consequence. — Chronicle.
Western Australian Tariff. SCHEDULE No 1 TABLE OF DUTIES. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 21 May 1856
Western Australian $s4f(. SCHEDULE No I TABLE OF DUTIES. Beer, Porter, Cider and Perry, bottled, 3d per gallon Do do do do in wood, 2d per gallon Cigars and snuff, per lb., 2s 6d Coffee, per cvrt., 4s Spirits, cordials, or strong waters, not being perfumed or medicinal spirits, to be used as medicine or perfumer J only, for each and every imperial proof gallon, 10a Sugar, (refined or candy) per cwt, 3s Sugar (moist) and molasses, per cwt., 2s Tea, per lb., 2d Tobacco, (manufactured) is per lb Do. (unmanufactured) 6d per lb Do. (boiled down, in bond, for use as sheep wash) Id perlb Wine, (bottled) per gallon, 2s Do (in wood) per gallon, is 6d On all goods, wares or merchandize, not otherwise chaegrd with a specific duty, 6 per ceoU, according to i nroice value
NEW ZEALAND. DECEMBER 14. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 21 May 1856
NEW ZEALAND. DECEMBER 14. Flour, at the mills, remains at £42 per ton for first, and £43 for second qualities. Bran, 2s 6d 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 oats are scarce, and not in very great demand — quotations nominaL Potatoes promise to be both good and abundant, but 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 per lb. Bacon and hams, 1 s 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, 1 Id per 2-lb loaf. Groceries.— Sugar — Panipanga, £28; Company's £40; and Cossipore, market very bare, £46 to £48 per ton. Tea, good brands, £6 10s to £6 15s per chest Ceffee, 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...
South Australian Tariff. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 21 May 1856
Sfontfc Jiusirattait Sforiflf. All imported goods, with the following exceptions, are ad mitted at a duty of s per cent, aa valorem: Beer, Porter, Ale, Cider, and Perry .. 4d pergauoa. Coffee ? .. Cs per cwt. Com. Heal, and Flour, viz : Wheat, Barley. Oats, Maize and Millet. Peas, Beans, and Pulse .. ed per quarter Halt ? 3s per quarter Flour, Meal, Bran, and Pollard .. 2d per loo Iba Fruit (dried), of all sorts ? 48 per cwt Hops .. ? Sdperlb. rou— Bar and Bod ? 108 per ton Sheet and Hoop ? 148 per ton Pig ? 2s 6d per ton PiteliandTar ? is per barrel Provisions and Preserved Meats .. 3s per cwt Cesin ? 6d per band Spirits «r Strong Waters of aD aorta . . 9s per gallon fiug-jr — fiefined and Candy .. .. 48 per cwt Muscovado ? .. 28 per cwt Molu&sis ? Is per cwt Tea ? 2dperlb. Tobacco— Manufactured ? isperlb. Unmanufactured ? Cdperlb. Cigr_rs and Cheroots ? 2s6dper. lb Snuff ? isperlb. Sulphured and tarred, for Sheep. Sliiiigles and .Laths .. .. .. 6dperl Trenails and Spo .. ....
Shipping Inteligence. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 21 May 1856
^fcpittS JftttelKjjcrif e. ABBtTED. On the 15th instant, the schooner Favourite, from Bunbury. Cargo — 10 tons Guano. SAILED. On the 17th instant, die cutter Brothers, for Bun bury and the Vasse. Cargo— 1 hhd. 1 qr cask brandy, 2 cases gin and sundries. Same day, die schooner Sara, for Champion Bay and Fort Gregory. Passengers, Mr J. Walcott, Mr J. L. Horrocks, and others. Cargo — Sundries.
Public Houses. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 21 May 1856
Public Houses We extract the following from an article entitled 'Drinking and Smoking' in the January number of Blachwood's 3Iagazinet deeming that it may be of interest at the present time: — The coercive methods of suppression, unfortu nately too fashionable among us at present, are likely to raise very serious and distressing ques tions. As a minor evil, they give ground for totally false anticipations of successful results. With great pomp and form a dozen or two of public-houses are abolished in a large town, and innocent people believe that drinking is thus up rooted. To say that drinking is caused by toe public-house keeper, is about as wise as to say that it is caused by the bottle-maker, or that horse-racing is the creation of saddlers. If there are five public-houses where there were ten before, the custom of the five will be doubled. If the ten public-houses are abolished, people will sup ply themselves from other (sources, and will pro bably expend in an increased amount...
Victoria Tariff [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 21 May 1856
Victoria tBariflf .Bate of duly Ale, porter, spruce, and ot! er beer, cider s. d and perry, the gallon ? 0 6 Cigars, the lb ? 3 0 Coffee and chicory, the lb... ? 0 1 Spirits, or strong waters of any strength not exceeding the strcnght of proof by Sikes's hydrometer, and so in proportion for any greater or less strength, than the strength of proofthe gallon ? .rfm ? 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 ? 6 6 Tea, the lb ? 0 0 Tobacco or snuff, the lb ? S O Wine, the galion. ? 2 0 All other goods, wares, and merchandise
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 21 May 1856
J^Ojgjg I S S A R I A T . POWDER MAGAZINE. PERSONS having Powder deposited in the Magazine at Fremantie are re quested, in demanding the same from the Commissariat, to state, — The marks on the package The size, whether whole, half or quarter barrels The contents, giving the description as well as the quantity of powder. And no demand will be noticed unless this notice is complied with. The Magazine will be open for the deli very of powder between one and two p.m., on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. Commissariat, Fremantle, ') April, 26, 1855. ? \ ? ^ PERSONS having claims against the Commissariat at Fremantle, are re quested to have them settled before the de parture from the colony of Assistant Com missary General LeMeschiek. Commissariat Fremantle ') May, 20-/i 1856. j ? WANTED, A GOOD DAIRY WOMAN, who j\_ would also render herself generally useful as a House-servant. ? BICKLEY & Co., Now Landing, and on Sale at the Stores of the undersigned : — AVEliY choice and extens...