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No title [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 17 August 1858
GOVERNMENT EMIGBATION.-Her Majesty's Emi- gration Commissioners have chartered, since the 1st of January, 23 ships, 16 of which have already sailed, viz. :-6 to the colony of Victoria, 5 to New South Wales, 3 to South Australia, 1 to Western Australia, and 1 to the Cape of Good Hope. The number of emigrants conveyed to the Cape of Good Hope amounted to 514 souls, equal to 408} statute adults, of whom 93 were married couples, 127 single men, 23 single women, 74 boys, between the ages of 1 and 12 ; 71 girls, between the same ages ; l8 male infants, and 15 female ¡ 2 were English, 3 were Irish, and 509 Scotch. Tlie total number of emigrants conveyed to the Australian colonies amounted to 5,281 "souls, equal to 4,554 statute adults, of whom 591 were mar- ried couples, 1,383 single men, 1,536 single women, 508 boys, between the ages of 1 and 12 ; 542 girls, between the same ages; 76 male infants, and 54 females. . 2,593 were English, 2,247 Irish, and 441 Scotch. AN AMERICAN VIEW OF NATOL...
LATEST DATES. [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 17 August 1858
LATEST DATES. From. Auckland. Batavia. Bombay. Cape of Good Hope. Calcutta. Ceylon..'-... ENGL4.ND. Hobart Town. Hongkong. Honolulu. Launceston. Madras. Mauritius. Melbourne. X.'.S'Hl. New York. Panama. Perth, Western Australia Portland. Rio de Janeiro. S in Francisco. Singapore. Svdney.-. Valparaiso....». Wellington. By way of. 3íel bourne Melbourne Mauritius Melbourne Melbourne Melbourne Melbourne Melbourne Melbourne Melbourne Melbourne Melbourne Direct Melbourne Melbourne. Melbourne England Melbourne Melbourne Melbourne Melbourne Melbourne 1 ' i Date. Julv 7 ' April 30 June 12 May 25 June 8 June 2« June 17 August 3 June 7 March 27 August 3 June 10 Julyl August ? July io Blay 5 April SO June li July 28 May 27 June 12 July 31 March 31 Jane 83
THE REAL PROPERTY ACT. To the Editor of the ADVERTISER. [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 17 August 1858
THE REAL PROPERTY ACT. To the Editor of the ADVERTISE«. ¡sir-1 have seen in your impression of tltis day, a lctt?r j fiom the Chief Secretary to Mr. Torrens, intimating that i his Excellency had appointed him to the lucrative sinecure of Registrar-General under this Bill. Surely you do not mean this letter an answer to what every one desires to have a clear and unmistakeable answer. The public want tobe referred to the particular clause in this particular Act (which purports to repeal all other Acts inconsistent with it), by which there is an express authority to appoint a Registrar-General. There is provision for appointment of all the other officers, hut none whatever for the Registrar-General, and ergo all his acts must be invalid as well as those of his subordinates. I am, Sir, fcc, . ",.,"" Av ENQUIRER. August l(i, 1S.18.
THE GAWLER TOWN DINNER. To the Editor of the ADVERTISER. [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 17 August 1858
THE GAWLER TOWN DINNER. To the Editor of the ADVERTISER. Sir-I mustdisclaim any intentionof ah "ungenerous distinct ion" which your to-day's issue represents me as drawing when coupling the names of the Se gtster, &c, with the toast of the Press at the Gawler Ploughing Match Dinner.' 1 gave them that precedence to wliich I (and many others who sat near me) conceived they were entitled from their long standing and uniform advocacy of Agricultural Interests ; and certainly S3i'd nothing in disparagement of their younger contemporaries, nor iu any way placed them in juxtaposition. The " distinction" appears to me to be perfectly natural in the case of old friends and new ones, and bv no means to the disadvantage of the latter. I am, Sir, &c., R. J. TURNER. Auffust 16.1858. [Tlie par igraph to which Mr. Turner refers was not an editorial, but a reporter's paragraph, and purports io be a statement of what took place at the meeting, and for the sentiment of which we, of co...
ADVERTISEMENTS UNDER MR. TORRENS'S ACT. To the Editor of the ADVERTISER. [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 17 August 1858
ADVERTISEMENTS UNDER MR. TORRENS'S ACT. To tin« Editor of the ADVERTISER. Sir-Can you inform mo the " reason why" the Real Property Act notices do not appear vatha Advertiser?. They are advertised in the Register and (tbserrer, but as I subscribe to your papers only, I do not see them unless T go out of my way, either to borrow or purchase the papers named. J might during the past week have been put to very serious trouble owing to not having seen the 4'notices" so early as [ required, and doubless many others similarly situated to myself suffer the same incon- venience. What, may I enquire, is the object of the Lands Titles Commissioners in advertising at all ? Do they do so in compliance with mere '?' form," or is it their wish that the public generally should be informed of the transac- tions occurring under Mr. Torrens's Act? If the latter is their object, then I submit, Sir, that they fail to carry out their own wishes and intentions, for most assuredly a very large proportion ...
BANKING STATISTICS. To the Editor of the ADVERTISER. [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 17 August 1858
BANKING STATISTICS. To the Editor of the ADVEIITIOEK. air- uavmg some little leisure, I endeavour to turn it to the best advantage, by reading the loading articles in the public papers, knowing that I shall find in them the best information on popular topics, expressed in a concise manner. But in looking over the Register's recent articles on banking. I have met with a peculiarity so strange, that I mest needs ask your asüi-stance to ex- plain it. In speaking of the capital employed by the Banks in South Australia, the Register only comprehends the discounts and overdrafts, making no mention of cither ? coin, bullion, or landed property; but yesterday, referring io the hanks in Victoria, your contemporary discards discounts and overdrafts, and speaks of the " capital ab- solutely employed." as consisting only of the coin, bullion, and landed property. Why banking capital should be one tiling irt South. Australia, and another thing in Victoria, is more than I can comprehend ; but if,...
INTERCOLONIAL TELEGRAPH. IMPORTANT COLONIAL NEWS. TRIUMPH OF THE BALLOT IN SYDNEY. GREAT RAILWAY MOVEMENTS. Received in Adelaide August 16, at 4.37 p.m. [From our General Correspondent.] Melbourne, August 10. NEW SOUTH WALES. [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 17 August 1858
^INTEKCOLONIAL TELE¿EÍP¿" -'"-IMPORTANT COLONIAL NEWS. TRIUMPH OF THE BALLOT IN SYDNEY GREAT RAILWAY MOVEMENTS. Received in Adelaide August 16, at 1.37 p.m. [From our (ienerol Correspondent.] Melbourne, August 10. NEW SOUTH WALES. We have later news from Sydney. On the ' 11th inst. the Assembly adopted the principle of vote by ballot by a majority of 30 to 8. The Assembly also passed resolutions in favour of mail communication by the Panama route_ Majority, 27 to Í). RAILWAY MOVEMENTS'. -: The New South Wales Government have announced their de. termination immediately to submit . to the Assembly the propositions of the European capitalists, for extending railways in New South Wales. Mr. Gabrielli's negotiations have " fallen through " (so we read oui- telegram)., SPORTING.-The great match for £1,000 be. tween Ben Bolt and Laurestina, has been won by the former. - MAMCETS.-Flour in Sydney is from .£18 10s. to £20 per ton. It is said that 10,000 tons are available.
THE NATIONAL ANTHEM. [Much curiosity having been of late evinced with repect to the authorship of the popular anthem "God Save the Queen," the Editor submitted to his readers the following account, taken from an old number of the Leicester Journal.] [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 17 August 1858
THE NATIONAL ANTHEM. [Much curiosity having been of late evinced with iwmwt tn the authorship of the popular anthem " Go^ave the oS " the Mitorrabmita to his readers the following account, taken from an old number of the Leicester.Tournai. 1 "' Wken Much research has been bestowed in the endeavour to ascertain the origin of this popular air, and to col- lect all that has been said would fill volumes. 1. Ii is said to have been composed by Doctor John Bidl, in the j ear 1607 ; but this composition, which was published bj Doctor Kitchiner, from the original manuscript in his possession, was found to be nothing more than a (¡[round for the organ on four notes, CGFE, with ttienty-six different, basses, and bear- ing not the most distant resemblance to the air in question. 2. The Duchess of Perth has stated, in her ''Memoirs," that the said anthem is of French origin, and wa« first sung by the nuns of .St. Cyr to James II. ; and that Handel procured a copy'of it when in France, and then ...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 17 August 1858
PUBLIC -TOTICES. j SHIPS' PAPERS.-Commanders of vessels are informed that I a copy of the Advertiser is forwarded through the Post-Office to all vessels in harbour; and are solicited to furnish our | shipping reporter (Mr. E. J. Eyre) with any late papers or , other important intelligence they maj* have tor the Press. ¡ PORT ADELAIDE.-WC have opened an Office at Port Ade- j laide, adjacent to Mr. Boykett's, Divett-street where couimu- j nications and advertisements may be left We beg to inform | our Port readers tliat we have engaged a runner to deliver the, papers every morning, immediately on arrival ; and should be' glad, in the event of any irregularity occur ring, to be informed ! of the same ! To DISTRICT AND MAGISTRATES' CLERKS.-Minutes of j proceedings at District Council Meetings, and notes of local transactions are respectfully invited by the Editor, who takes this opportunity of thanking numerous Magistrates and Dis- trict Clerks, from whom he has received communications....
LOCAL COURT—GAWLER. THURSDAY, AUGUST 12. [Before Messrs. H. D. Murray, S.M.; Stephen King, J. P.; and His Worship the Mayor.] WYLD v. GARNETT—APPEAL. [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 17 August 1858
LOCAL COURT-GAWLER. THURSDAY, AUGUST 12. [Before Messrs. H. D. Murray, S.M. ; Stephen King, J. P. ; and His Worship the Mayor.] WYLD V. GARNETT-APPEAL. Mr. Turner for the appellant -, Mr. Rudall for the respon- dent. This case arose out of a judgment gi\ en against the appellant, for 13/. 16s., under the Master and Servants Act. -The Bench decided not to entertain the appeal. WARREN V. MCEWEN. Mr. Turner for plaintiff; Mr. Rudall for defendant. Action to recover 91. os., commission on sale of cattle and guarantee. Plea, not indebted, payment having been made. Plaintiff Kroved the sale of cattle, amounting to 124/., and stated that e was requested to guarantee the bill of exchange given. Defendant produced three different accounts delivered to him by plaintiff ;in the first account 2} per cent, on the sale was charged ; in the second account, 5 per cent. : aud in the third, 5 per cent., and 2} per cent, guarantee.-Verdict for c1. 4s., amount paid to plaintiff's wife. SMITH v. TAYLOR....
SHIP MAILS [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 17 August 1858
SHIP MAILS The following Is the official list of mails to be dispatched on he dates undermentioned : General Post Office, Adelaide, August If, 1838. Mails Will be dispatched as under : For New South Wales, via Melbourne. For Victoria, by the Dunedin, to Melbourne, thi? day, Tuesday-, August 17, at 12. For Tasmania, via Melbourne. For New Zealand, via Melbourne. For Western Australis, by the Firefly, on Wednesday, August l8, at 12. For South America, California, aud South Pacific, bv the Atlantic to Callao, this day, Tuesday, August 17, al 5.
The Advertiser. ADELAIDE: TUESDAY, AUGUST 17, 1858. [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 17 August 1858
?jje lîtnprtistr. ADELAIDE: TUESDAY, AUGUST 17,. 1S58. WHATEVER may be demonstrated aB constituting the most profitable branch of national or local industry, it is quite certain that everyone will not follow it ; and however clearly it may be shown, on the other hand, that a particular brauch of industry yields but an inferior profit, a few are sure to adhere to it. Believing that this not only has been and is the case, but still will be, we are inclined once again to address ourselves to the question of the minor imports of this colony, feeling satisfied that whether it pays as well, or not, to devote attention to these pursuits as to the three great staples of wheat, wool, and copper-wheat, wool, and copper, will never HO exclusively monopolize the field as to leave neither mind nor mu.scle for other pursuits. Abandoning, therefore, the great interests to take care, for once, of themselves, we proceed to bestow a few minutes' friendly thought upon the little ones. An amicable disc...
NEW IMPORTATION OF THE PINE APPLE. [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 17 August 1858
NEW IMPORTATION OP THE PINE APPLE. Mr. George C. Hawker, M.P., of the Briers, near Walkerville, has received by the Thomas Campbell, two cases of \ uluable plants from Messrs. Veitch & Co., Exeter. The plants have arrived in excellent order, and amongst other valuable additions to our horticul- ture, Mr. Hawker has received the following varieties ol'piue apples, all of them, with one exception, in good order : Old Glolje, White Providence, Smooth Cayenne, Prickly Cayenne, Bicton Queen, . Black Antigua, Black Jamaica, Green Olive, Enville, Ripley Queen, Copper Montserrat. The last plant is the only one that there is a doubt about, for although a few others died on the voyage, j there ure duplicates alive. We consider this a most valuable addition to our already splendid collection of South Australian fruits, and if the plants are success- fully reared, of which we have little doubt, a most useful and ornamental addition will have heenmade to our dessert tables. Eroin the Whi...
POLICE COURT—PORT ADELAIDE. MONDAY, August 16. [Before Mr. R. F. Newland.] [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 17 August 1858
POLICE COURT-PORT ADELAIDE. MONDAY. August 1«. [Before Mr. R. F. Newland.] JJRIINKKNNESS.- Oncease of this nature, adjourned from Saturday for attendance of the offender, who had been admit- ted to biiil, was disposed of by n fine of 5s. ROBBERY FROM A DWELLING-HOUSE.-Led Walk°r was charged with stealing .from the dwelling-house ol' Charlotte Horn, at Port Adelaide, a rug, value 5/., and moneys to the value of 1G/., the property of George Porter. Charlotte Horn, sworn, stated that she was a married woman, and wile of Thomas Horn, and resided at the Port She knew the pri- soner, with whom she had been acquainted as a neighbour, for two or three mon tris; hu did not live in the same house. A rug belonging to Mr. Porter was stolen from her house on the 3!)th July; it was untanned and almost now. was lined with unbleached calico, and wa* hanging in the back room when she last saw it. The only one near the house on thal afternoon was the prisoner ; she was then standing at the door of a ...
THE VOLUNTARY PRINCIPLE. To the Editor of the ADVERTISER. [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 17 August 1858
THE VOLUNTARY PRINCIPLE. To the Editor of the ADVERTISER. Sir-In your issue of the 10th instant, I noticed a letter signed "ÂWesleyan," in which it was stiggested that the Piric-street Chapel should be applied for from the trustees, to enable the Rev. T. Binney to be heard hy a larger assembly than Freeman-street Chapel would ac- commodate, and a charge should be made of only Is. per head : and I suppose as is the custom with other places of puhlic amusement (for that is the ido.t conveyed to my mind), children at half-price. The reason assigned wai, to raise a sum of money to be devoted to the Young Men's Christian Association. My opinion on the matter is, if that Society cannot he supported without resorting to such means, the sooner it is defunct the better. If Mr. Binney could be prevailed on to give a lecture to young men at White's Rooms, for the benefit of the Association, T have no doubt the ?voluntary principle would show itself I superior to sucha dodge as proposed by " A ...
MUNICIPAL CORPORATION. MONDAY, AUGUST 16. [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 17 August 1858
MUNICIPAL C0EP0KATI02Ï. MONDAY, AUGUST 16. Present-His Worship the Mayor; Aldermen Wright, Glandneld,. and Elliott: Councillors Thomas, William», Wyatt, Goode, Clarke, Baldwin, Uligal!, Osborne, HirreU, Cox, and Sabben. The minnies of the previous meeting were considered, read, and confirmed. SCAVENGING. The TOWN CLERK stated that a writ had been served upon him at the suit of James Miller, claiming £.11 os. lid., and £4' io«, law expenses, the former being for scavenging Hindmarsh Ward. The TOWN CLERK Btated that one of the scavengers had accepted the sum of £15 which had been tendered to him, but that the other two had refused to accept the sum, wliich the Corporation considered a fair and reasonable one. After some discussion as to the propriety of paying the sum of ±'13 into Court, that Bimi having been tendered by the ("Corporation, it was resolved, upon the motion of CouneiHor CLARK, that the City .Solicitor be instructed to defend the case, and that no money be paid into Cour...
THE AGRICULTURIST. BUTTER MAKING. To the Editor of the ADVERTISER. [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 17 August 1858
THE AGRICULTURIST. BUTTER MAKING. To the Editor of the ADVERTISER. on*-it you think it worth while prolonging this discussion, perhaps you will insert this letter in reply to your correspondent " Butter." To be brief as possible, I must remind your corres- pondent that my former letter was in reply to your correspondent " Export," who asked the question why this colony did not produce more butter. My answer virtually amounts to this-that it will not pay to produce butter, in any quantity, in the corn-growing districts. And if it pays elsewhere, namely, where pasturage can be had on moderate terms, I presume that that is done at present, and yet we have not enough butter. In favour of such presumption, I would remark that it seems rather unaccountable if butter making is as profitable an occupation as your correspondent repre- sents it to be, that our colonists, who are generally pretty wide-awake, have not availed themselves of all ' the favoured localities for "dairying, unless you...