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CANADA AND SOUTH AUSTRALIA: [Newspaper Article] — Southern Australian — 20 February 1840

CANADA A$JU SOUTH 1 AUSTRALIA : ' BY THORNTON LEIGH HUNT. THIS pamphlet is a commentary on that part of ike Earl of Durham's Report which relates to the disposal of Waste Lands and Emigration, lt consists of three papers delivered at the South Australian Rooms, in Adam Street, Strand. The «xpnss object of th« work is to -compare the Wake field system of disposing of lands with the various systems, or want of system, by which the disposal of lands in Caoada has been characterised. In the course of the papers various colla teral, or rather dependent matters -are brought uuder review, lt is worth while to present our readers with borne passages., which will enable them with facility to comprehend the substance f the writer's remarks, better than atty thing we can say. The first passage which we trans cribe, includes a quotation from Lord! i Durham's Report. It is as follows-; - Tlie first thing tha* strike* the report- r, on entering opon ide mq-iiry, it «be tenur^a »'e distinction bet...

Publication Title: Southern Australian
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Country/State of Publication: SA, Australia
MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Australian — 20 February 1840

MARKETS. LAUNCESTON-Wheat 15s. per bushel, pol» lard 4s., oats 6s. to 7s" bran 2s. 6d , flour, 1st quality, per 2000 lbs. 45s to 50s, ditto 2nd do. 42s to 46s., ration do. 38s to 40s., beef 7d. per lb., veal 8d, mutton 7d, pork 8Jd, lamb 5s per quarter HOBART TOWN-Litttle or no new wheat having been yet brought to market, prices have not fallen as the advanced state and abundant quantity and quality of the harvest would induce expectation. There are some importations of Indian and Dannie wheat, which have bad a good effect. Next week however we have no doubt there will be such quantities produced as will bring down the ! price to 10s. or perhaps under. Every de scription of fruit and vegetables is in the greatest abundance, at very moderate rates i Potatoes 7s. per cwt.-REVIEW, Jan. 28. S VON EY-The grain and flour market is Still bare, and prices fully maintained ; the State of the Hobart Town rnarket is likely to ^au&e an advance here. There have been no arrivals of wheat-...

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Adelaide Shipping Report. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Australian — 20 February 1840

attelaiöe âfcfopmcr îteuort ARRIVAL«. j Feb. 16.- The schooner Water Witch, 15 tons, Capt. J. Rolls, fi om Launceston. Feb. 17.-Tb« whaling barque Guiana. SAILED. Feb. 12.-The baiqne James Holmes, 401 tons, Capt. Jobas, for Sydney. The Water Witch returns immediately I tau oceston. The Rajasihan sails for Port Phillip onSaturda «est. The" Bttowart."-The fate of this unfortu nate vessel is now folly ascertained. We ba vi been kindly furnished with a letter from Captaii 'Munroe to our estimable Port Officer, Capiaii MORIARTY, which removes ail doubt upon tb« subject. We insert it at once :-. Island of Preservation, Jan- 6, 1840. . SIR.-Herewith I forwarl y«u, per bearer, f Mr. GiM, master of the schooner " Sir J ont Franklin) the register, journals, letters, anc newspapers of the barque Britomart, whicli were washed ashore upon Preservation Island, about the 22nd or 26 b of D-oem ber last. The vessel 1 suppose must have been wrecked npnn Goose island, or some of the low is ands in it....

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STATE OF TRADE, &c. AT CANTON. From the Crisis of the Opium Traffic. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Australian — 20 February 1840

STATE OF TRADE, &C. AT CANTON. From the Crisis of the Opium Traffic. At ibis p rim of time, we close the series ot papers, cnoneced with this crisis in the opium ^ttade". Th«-d ania sterns hot just began. <>ntv -tb. fist act i« »ti finish» cl ; and for the seeonr., g pwtiig nut of i«, i-f mu l wait unit the. wit ot the Io lian and || ,me governments b * "marte kn. wu. We fl. al I endeavour to keep our «rade<s inform d «f" all tie p'iocp-' tvem< h vi Li. h iran pi e in ic aim t«» i-. Since th J ïrade WHS re opened, «»tue bu< American -hi,)« |1ia> e ei't.rtd the port. These., on¡y ten or p « ver. ii number, lave found tio tíifScuity in I c-srrvit'g on «heir t'rtde as fonnerlv. All th« I Vapteiili* . r"lhr«e h o> have, we believe, M£n<-d .I C bond (No 53.) writing tilt tr name« between 'lt- Chinese and Ettgit^b. so as io «Un it in both I r-j-upges. Wb-tt consequences will r> 1 suit, <b u.IÎ &l...

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NEW ZEALAND. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Australian — 20 February 1840

NEW ZEALAND. Extract from Captain Hobsoa's letter to his Excellency. Sir Richard Bourke, containing the rough sketch of a plan for extending* the jurisdiction of the government of .New South Wales ovei the British residents in New Zealand : In reporting to your Excellency my views and observations on the social condition of the New Zealanders. I cannot repress a feeling of deep re gret that so fine and intelligent a race of human beings, should, in the pre sent state of civilization, bé found in barbarism ; for there is not on earth a people more susceptible of high in tellectual attainments, or more capa ble of becomiug a useful and indus trious race under a ¿wise government At present, notwithstanding their for mal declaration of independence, they have not in fact äny government whatsoever, nor could a meeting ol their chiefs who profess to be the heads of the united tribes take place j at any time without danger of blood shed. How then can it be expected that laws will be framed...

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CHINA. (From the Singapore Free Press Sept. 30). [Newspaper Article] — Southern Australian — 20 February 1840

CHINA. . , -A . - , - . -., ( From the Singàporé^Free Press Sept. Wyr THE schooner Hellas arrived thij] morning from China, having left Macao on the 10th instant, and the intelligence she tirings is of a still more momentous nature than any that has yet proceeded it, important as the accounts from the same quarter have now been for many months past. It seems we are now at open war with the Chinese-but the particulars will be found in the follow ing let'er from Hong-hong, under date the 9th instant, which a friend lhere has been kind enough to send us, along with a general memorandum of Capt! ELLIOTT, dated on board iheFort WiU liam at Hong-hong, and a memorial of the British merchants to Lord PALMERSTON. The He las, we understand was des patched by Captain ELLIOT with in telligence to the naval commander in-chief, and also brought despatches for this government resquesting sup * íes of ammunition to be forwarded. ? The papers we have received extend? only to the 24th August : Hong h...

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The Southern Australian. Quid verum atque decens curo, et rogo, et omnis i hoc sum.---HOR. EP., lib. 1, ep. 1, v 11. ADELAIDE: THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 1840 [Newspaper Article] — Southern Australian — 20 February 1840

Soutient &u0traltait. Quirl r-t-rum at que decena euro, et rogo, et omni* i hoc sum.-HÖR. Ki'., lib. I, ey. ll. ADELAIDE: THURSDAY:, FEBRLARY20, 1840 AT length, if we may judge by his manner, «Ur Contemporary is in ear nest ; we know not how we may call it good earnest. Either Ac is angry, or else he wishes to make us sd. We wish both him however and the wm 1,1 to understand that we are neither gointr lo be angry, »tor lo Use irri tating terminer to Jake more notice of angry appeals than the public welfare demands. We do aot like either the wording or the spirit of our Contem porary's last article, and we are not «oing to delile ourselves with wh.it we disapprove. We declare that what we have written we have written dimply because we saw it necessary. If in any thing we have erred, we will yield to conviction, not to the cha*ge of falsehood. As the Register chai g es usso flatly with fabrication,wi-.h '*reck 'es-i assertion," and with " >hrinkiitg like a craven when b...

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REMARKS UPON THE LATE MEASURES OF THE COMMISSIONER. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Australian — 20 February 1840

REMARKS UPON THE LATE MEA SURES OF THE COMMISSIONER Threat-have failed, coaxing proved of no a*a¡ eni'e it\ ha« not had the desirable consequences ot £e<iin£ the s.iips up to H hainpna, a: d therefore a new system of pelly annoyance has comm-need, b it not before die American men of war had taken their departure. The fallowing remaiks we in tend lor <;u¡ distant readers, for those on the.gpor aie come sanl wu!» tittie masteis. A Chinese was killed tri an afFr.iy of some d. nuken nailers ai Hongkong. Hither<o the Canton Cioveinnent ne ver look any serious notice of the loss: o! life thai hippened outside, and even in some instances h)-hnl up simi'ar a fla irs ai Whampna, because ii . id not sun j's policy io make a -iii about ii. Ac ording to the Chines« law, » man who in a drunk» eh fi i v\!tl)iiii any mal !cious intention kilisano'her, mus* weat the fatigue and he bani-lied, and onlv t;.e wifisi male'acu.is o! fits description is tran» i.oited to th...

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PROCEEDINGS OF THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. FridaY, January 31, 1840. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Australian — 20 February 1840

PROCEEDINGS OF THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. Fridaa. January 31. 1840. j THE Council tuet at at leo o'clock. Besides tbe members of council, bis honor the Judge was present. His honor alluding to the bill which was before the council for dedaring the laws and tor amend ingthe e*isling Jury act, recommended that per sons holding o (Gee ander the government should be included ia the jury list, and should be liable to be summoned by the the Sheriff » common with other juron, but that any such persons should be exempted from «er»«« aa a J«ry if he roa d pro duce a certificate {rom the principal officer of tl»e department to which he was employed, showing that the services «f the j'»»ar were required by bis official duties daring tba «essieu oí the Su preise coo rt. His honor'*resotsmendatioo wat approved, and" the Advocate-genera! was requested to amend the b'H accordingly. The Governor stated that he bad received a memorial from several gentlemen hotdiog pro?. pe<ty in North Adel...

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GENERAL MEMORANDUM. Hong kong, 6th Sept. 1839. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Australian — 20 February 1840

GENERAL MEMORANDUM. Hong hang, 6th Sept. 1839. Tfie Chief Superintendent having de tveied o*ei .li«* Military Superinit ndence «fihe «le enr-e of i|,i» ! F.'eet against the menaced attack of iheC'hui. s j ¿overuinenl lo Captain SMITH pf Her Majesti'K shu Voltige, lias been requested by tims <diu:ci (wi'li a vie«v to pteWnt imei Terence willi precious arrangements*) tn continue to conduct lite de;ail. tilt anv attack should t>«* m ¡cVe. evcein m¡'\ ¡,a resptcie a dit-ision of- ii. hi a< iuçti v* sse ls, under ¡he ¡inmediate orders ol Captain Smith. The Cliief Sup rintendenl has now to acquaint the Commandais « "'a r he has le^eived creditable information of the i,'rut bm o< 'he Hi h Com mis-inn-r to a»sai* the Fleet I»*' Fire V.-f ««?<.?, ».i other modes ot ant¡i;yanre. He has llu .e-o.-e i.: ?liiert that f lie ships may ¡¡nir.edi nely Oxi; píese 'their wat^r, and oilier «q .iprnems, l>end sids, a>:d in other respects ke^p ptep it^...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Southern Australian — 20 February 1840

AUSTRALIAN MELODIES. BY * A VQICE FROM THE BUSH.' IfN the Press,and will be published in Num bers, (or as soon as they can be executed, which is not yet an easy matter in this Pro vince,1) one or two a week regularly, after th appearance of the first; Twelve pure Aus tralian Melodics oems (as our poetical rival ** »3* in the Hush.17 says,) written both in aud upon the Province. Tlie first will consist of a South Australian and Colonial Anthem, which will be respect fully dedicated to M rss GAWLER, daughter of His Excellency the Governor. . Again, adopting our metrical Rivals idea about the Sibyl's leaves, the pricë will be, to uon-subsctiber-s, 4s each Melody, or 30s. the set. To Subbcribers, whose faith and kindness may be so great, as to support the publication by anticipating its appearance bi their orders, half 'price only will be charged ; and during the progress of the Publication of the Melodies, half price for the sall unpub lished Numbers, but full price lor these pub lishe...

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ORIGINAL CORRESPONDENCE. To the Editor of the Southern Australian. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Australian — 20 February 1840

ORIGINAL CORRESPONDENCE. To the Editor of the Southern Australian. SIR.-I have just observed in the Adelaide Chronicle of yesterday, the statement that shameful misconduct bari been atributed to   the surgeon of the ship Java. The paragraph referring to me, I must request you to give publicity to a complete disavowal on my part, of having had anything to do with the un- pleasant proceedings which have taken place on board that vessel. As I have had nothing whatever to do with the Emigrants, I cannot consequently be affected by any complaints     which they may have made. I have the honor to remain, Sir. Your most obedient servant, J PHIN SMITH, M. D. Surgeon to the ship Java. Adelaide Feb 12, 1840. [As a matter of justice we insert the above letter. We have also heard of the affairs on board the 'Java.' but we refrain from remarks until the pending enquiry is finished, If we understand Dr Smith aright, he is merely the surgeon of the ship, and ...

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Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Southern Australian — 20 February 1840

DIED.— On the 13th inst, ANNE, the beloved wife of MR. WILLIAM SALTER, at his resi- dence, Craigie's Buildings.

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Southern Australian — 20 February 1840

gales f»» ISttMtc Stttctfotr. By order of the Trustee for tale TO BE SOLO BY PUBLIC AUCTgott, by Mr. Weale, At bis Auction rooms, Franklin street* Ade laide, on Monday, the 24th day of Februa ry instant, at noon, in one or more lots as . may be agreed opon at the time of sale and under conditions then to be produced ALL'tbat acre'sec,»on of Town land situate in Gover street, North Adelaide, and numbered «80 in the provincial survey : And also all t ose eight substantially built Cot tages stand!ne thereon, now occupied by the Royal Sappers and Miners, and producing a rental of £4 weekly. The acre is delightfully situated on the brow of the hill, and commands an extensive prospect of the hills and surrounding coan irv. Further pariiculars may be obta'ned on application to Messrs. Be.rtlev and Gwyine, Solicitors, Korth Terrace, Adelaide. By order of the Trustee for sale. _____ TO BE SOLD BY PUBLIC AUCTION, By Mr. Weale. A\ his roo-n, Franklin-«tree», without reserve, on Monday, 24th Fe...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Southern Australian — 20 February 1840

Soutient 3Ut*traUait ^fftte. »pHE foliowiof are the terms of the" SOUTHERN *- AUSTRALIAN," which is published every Thursday morning, at the Office, corner of Ste pheufplace.' Rundle-street. PRICK or TBS PAPSH..-ls. per number,or £2. per annum paid ia advance. Subscribers have their pa pers sent to them if they desire it. AnvKRTzsKXBMTs.-6lines and under [each inser tiou]Sa.6d.; above 6 line», Sd. per line-Adver tisements cannot be received later than 4 o'clock on Wednesady; and orders to discontinue Advertise ments already inserted, most be sent to the o lace before 3 o'clock, on Tuesday, or they cannot be attended to. Advertisements must be marked the number of times they are to be inserted, or they viii be continued until countermanded. All Subscriptions and Advertisements must ber paid for in advance. % TO SHIPPERS OF WOOL. FOT London Direct. THE KATHERINE STEWART _ FORBES, burihen 500 tons, ALFRED FELL, Esq,, commander, will arrive from Encounter Bay this week, and as she will ...

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MR. WALLACE, M. P. AND THE PENNY POSTAGE. (From the Scotsman.) [Newspaper Article] — Southern Australian — 27 February 1840

MR. WALLACE, M. P. AND THE PENNY POSTAGE. (From the Scotsman.) I MUCH ha« been said, and with great jost ice, of tue credit due to Mr. Rowland Hill, for ori ginating tlie idea of au uniform penny postage, and for his laborious and successful exertions in pro moting the cause. We already mentioned that the inhàbitants of Wolverhampton h»d presented Mr. Hill with a splendid testimonial of their approbation, and we hope the example will be followed by other towns. But while too much praise **an hardly be bestowed on Mr. Hil), it would be most ungrateful if the public were to forget that, bot for the exeUions of Mr. Wal lace, the Member for Greenock, Mr. Hüls ptào, io all probability, would by this time have been very generally pronounced imprac ticable, and therefore bâvè bebo postponed to the Greek calends. To Mr. Wallace we are indebted for the appointment of the selcet committee to irquire into the subject, and to his talents and untiring patience and perseve rance with which, as ch...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Southern Australian — 27 February 1840

I NOTICE TO CORREESPONUENTS. ( Severat articles are unavoidably deferred for want of room, tilt our next.

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EXTRAORDINARY CASE OF THE SLAVE TRADE. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Australian — 27 February 1840

EXTRAORDINARY CASE OF THE SLAVE TRADE. ONE of the most remarkable cases on record arís- ; ing oat of the slave trade is exciting at this moment the greatest interest in the United States. The Amistad a schooner from Cuba, with a humber of slaves on board, had recently been mn into and stranded off Suffolk county, Long toland, where the crew, all blacks but two, commenced taking in fresh water and purchasing provisions. 1 As the; appeared to have abundance of rooney, and altogether the circumstance of such a crew and vessel had something suspicious about them, a good deal of curiosity was excited amongst the ' people on shore, who at length, notwithstanding the precautions of the blacks, who sought jea- ' lously td out off all intercourse with the vessel, Succeeded in getting alongside, when two White men, Spaniards, presented themselves do deck. ' imploring protection. This being reported to the authorities, measures were taken, ánd the schooner taken possession of. From the Spaniar...

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To the Editor of the Englishman. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Australian — 27 February 1840

7» ina Editor of the Englishman * SIR,-Tbe documents referred lo in my iellei of ICth inseam, *htch you bave done tbe colony ot South Australia the service of inserting promi nently in yo ir numbers of the 28th, 29th, 30tb, and 3vs« instant, will no doubt receive from those «hom cnrijsUy or any more interested induce ment may attract to the subject, the alu dion lo which their authenticity and their consequent authority entitle them. They establish beyond a d.'ubt, on the ground of the excellence of th" climate and fertility of the soil, the claim« of that c <looy to the particular con-i'teration of those European residents in I<idia (and are there no many such?) «*h > require occasionally absence of leave on sick certificate duri-i£ the period of the*r s rvi e, or wh i seek some not distant per manent p a ie of t-ettlemen! for the residue of the r d iy-. As to its eiigibi ity as a field for the invest ment of capra! generally. I deem it una cejssary to expa...

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THR NEW HOUSES OF PARLIAMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Australian — 27 February 1840

THR NEW HOÜáES OF PARLIAMENT*. OnFriday week, pursuant to notice, the ten ders tor (hp third cdn'ract for the New Houses of Parliament, comprising the whole of the river front, and returns or wines of the htii!dto¿, were 0| «ned before the Commissioners ol Her Majesty's Board ol' Woiks, when; after a spirited com petition, as will re seen ti om the subjoined ac count of tenders put in by some ol the most celebrated builders in f lie metropolis, the contract wax decided in' favour of Mes<r?. Gilwell and Peto, the weil kno«' ñ huildsrsof the YotkRoid, Lambeth. Mns«rs. Grissel I and Peto, £109,718: lï iker, £167,746 j Cuhitt £174.452 ; Winsland £177,489 ; Leo £179.363 -.Grindell £tgl,588; i'lj^r £183,106 ; Hicks £183,899 ; aud Bennet. £184.639. It is expected that three years will expiie before the above contract will he finished, and that it wiii be ten years ere ide structure will be entirely completed.-Scotch Hefnrmer, Oct. 12.

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