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VARIETIES. CHRISTMAS. THE CURIOUS AND ANCIENT CEREMONY OF THE ROAD'S HEAD AT CHRISTMAS. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Register — 10 October 1840
VARIETIES. CHRISTMAS. THE CURIOUS AND ANCIENT CEREMONY OF THE BOAR'S HEAD AT CHRISTMAS. At a time when fresh meats were seldom eaten, brawn was considered as a great delicacy. It is well known that the boar's head soused was anciently the first dish on Christmas-day, and was carried up to the principal table in the hall with great state and solemnity. Hollinished says that "in the year 1170, upon the day of the young Prince's coronation, King Henry I. served his sonne at table as sewer, bringing up the boar's head, with trumpets before it, according to the manner." For this indis- pensable ceremony, as also for others of that season, there was a carol, which Wynkin de Worde has given us as it was sung in his time, with the title " A carol bringing in the boar's head." &nbsp; Caput apri defero Reddens laudes Domine. The boar's bead in hand bring I, With garlandea gay and rosemarye &nbsp; I pray you all sing merryly. Qui estio in convivio. The boar's head I understande...
ADELAIDE WHOLESALE PRICES CURRENT. (Carefully corrected up to the 9th Oct.) [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Register — 10 October 1840
ADELAIDE WHOLESALE PRICES CURRENT. (Carefully corrected up to the 9th Oct.) ADELAIDE: Printed and Published by the Proprietors, ROBERT THOMAS & CO., at their Printing Office, Hindley-street, where Orders and Advertisements, and all communications to the Editors, will be received. Price, per annum, £2 10s.—£2 2s. if paid in ad- vance. Advertisements not exceeding eight lines, 4s., and 3d. for every additional line. Advertisements must have the number of insertions marked on them, otherwise they will be continued and charged for till countermanded; and all orders for discontinuing advertisements must be sent in by six o'clock Thursday evening. The South Australian Register may be had of the fol- lowing Agents, by whom orders and advertisements will also be received:—Mr Platts, Gilles-arcade; Mr Abbott, North Adelaide; Mr Cooper, Hindmarsh; Mr Duncan, Port Adelaide; Mr Hare, New Port; Mr Hyde, Noar- lunga; Mr Tegg, George-street, Sydney; and Messrs Black and Armstrong, North We...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Register — 10 October 1840
CcLTcne or the Vint.—Last niglit an inter e?ting lecture on the Culture of the Vine van I delivered ttthe Literary Institute, hy 11. Watson, E*q. We have the pleasure of presenting this vclualile paper to oar readers almost entire, and ye cai ncsttf recommend it to the attention of all who inteud to avait themselves of the advantage* which the soil and rlimatc of South Australia afford for the growth of this important article of commerce. Mr Watwm'a liberal offer, to conduct an •rnngraicnt for the importation of vine cut* tings and to superintend their distribution in the colony, will We hope he promptly and thankfully accepted. Would it not be desirable to call ouch of the colonials as arc most interested in the for. (nation of Tincjrsrdf together, to decide on the best node «f obtaining ? sufficient number of vtanrt ThesaJe at Mr Bcntbam's rooms yesterday, of eoperti fttass, plate, 4r. the Erst of the kind in the colony, went ?#hrilU?«t!y. ! ADELAIMi CATTLE MAIIKET, rpilE above Mn...
OPENING OF THE NEW PORT. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Register — 10 October 1840
OPENING OF THE NEW PORT. We have great pleasure in announcing that the opening of the New Port is fixed for Wed- nesday next, the 14th instant. The completion of the first great public work undertaken in the Province is to be appropri- ately marked by a day of festivity; and pre- &nbsp; parations are making, on a scale of fitting liberality, for an event of so much colonial importance and benefit. Invitations have been issued by the Manager of the South Australian Company, David McLaren, Esq , to about 500 ladies and gen- tlemen. The party is expected to assemble at the Bank before 11 o'clock, at which hour His Excellency, accompanied by Mr McLaren, the Government officers, the officers of the Adelaide Brigade, and the other guests, proposes to depart for the Port. Carriages are to be pro- vided for the ladies, and the gentlemen will attend on horseback. The whole cavalcade is &nbsp; to be under the direction of Major O'Halloran; and we may be permitted to hint, that...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Register — 17 October 1840
NEW TOWNSHIP. —DUBLIN. THE public are respectfully informed that the above township has been laid out in allot ments, and is now open lor sale. Dublin is situated on the main road to Encounter Bay, opposite the Emu Hotel, midway between Ade- laide and Willunga. The numerous conveniences attached to Dublin are unprecedented to any other township in South Australia hitherto offered for sale. To mechanics and labourers it affords peculiar advantages, being in the centre of a thickly populated neighbourhood. There an! three conveyances weekly to and from Adelaide i there is an everlasting mm ply of firewood, and two public wells arc alieady hunk on the land ; four medical gentlemen iv?ide immediately in tlic neighbourhood; milk, vegetables, and ImtcheiV meat on the adjoining lund; together with a daily supply of fresh fish. As to the quuli.y of the* land, the public are referred to the surrounding crops. Building and, limestone is in abundance an well us being convenient, and the townsh...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Register — 17 October 1840
FOR LONDON DIRECT THE fine new fast-(saling) barque &nbsp; LALLA ROOKH, 372 tons &nbsp; register, HENRY KENNEY, com- mander, will sail from Port Adelaide, for London, is all De- &nbsp; cember. As the vessel has been chartered by the Fishery Company to carry tlieir oil, and has also the greater part of her wool engaged, early applica- tion for freight is necessary. The accommodation for passengers in very su- perior, and the experienced surgeon who came in the vessel will return with her. For freight or passage apply to Messrs HACK, WATSON & Co, or to JOHN MORPHETT, Agent to the Vessel. FOR BATAVIA, SINGAPORE, AND CALCUTTA. The splendid A1 British built &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; ship, MARY DUGDALE, &nbsp; &nbsp; 307 tons register, Capt. Buckland, &nbsp; &nbsp; will sail for the above named &nbsp; ports in about ten days from this date. For freight and passage, apply to JAMES FREW...
IMPORTATION OF THE VINE. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Register — 17 October 1840
IMPORTATION OF THE VINE. YESTRDAY a numerous and respectable meet- &nbsp; ing of colonists took place to consider the pro- &nbsp; priety of introducing the vine plant in abun- &nbsp; dance sufficient to warrant the commencement of vineyards. The Hon. Captain Sturt was called to the chair, and several resolutions were agreed to, winch will be found in our advertis- ing columns. Captain Sturt announced that the Governor had authorised £100 to be sub- scribed for on account of the Government to promote the laudable object of the meeting, and the subscription in the room amounted to &nbsp; £250 besides. In the course of the week it is probable this sum will be trebled, so that next season vine culture, for which our province is so admirably adapted, will be fairly begun.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Register — 17 October 1840
OPENING OP THE NEW POUT- Mit McLARKN in bis own iihiiu1, und as the Muniircr fifth*; South Australian Company, Im-i's to return his most gruU'liil acknowledgments to tlie ladies mill and to tbc colonists in general, who honored him with their company on WVdneed.-iy laut, at (he ceremony ot opining the New I'ort und N, w Road. Mr McLaren lu-cs to rongriitulute his fellow colonists on the whole of the prouecuiiiKS of that day, having liocn comlurtnl in such a manner as lo iiTord'uiiive:siil siititfaclioii, and liming ttnui ?mt«tl without ??>' ni'cWunt. Adelaide. 16th October, 1840. THE NEW CONGREGATIONAL CHURCHI will be opened on Sunday, October 18th. &nbsp; The Rev. T. Q. Stow will preach in the morning; &nbsp; &nbsp; the Rev. J. ECCLESTONE in the afternoon ; the Rev. R. W. NEWLAND, of Encounter Bay, in the &nbsp; &nbsp; eveing. Collections will he made after each of &nbsp; the Services which will commence severally at half-past ten,...
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Register — 17 October 1840
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. ARRIVED. Sunday, October 11.— The brig Enterprise, 150 tons, &nbsp; &nbsp; Captain Isaac Barber, from London and Cape, 130 days out from the former, and 41 from the latter. Pas- sengers — Messrs John, Alexander and Septimus Boord, &nbsp; &nbsp; William Mills, Engineer for the Courier, and three in the steerage. Cargo: 350 cases Geneva, 100 bags oats, &nbsp; &nbsp; 24 cases champagne, 20 hhds. cordial gin, 20 barrels pork, 100 kegs Dantzic spruce, 164 chains, 3 casks 8 bundles 1 case 1 box ironmongery, 4 cases iron bars, 3 &nbsp; pieces machinery, 1 crab, 4 iron blocks, 9 blubber hooks, 7 packages Furniture, 12 barrels pale ale, 25 cases pickles, 12 cases sauces, 10 cases mustard, 1 case jewellery, 1 &nbsp; &nbsp; case musical instruments, 2 cases perfumery, 1 bale &nbsp; woollen cloths, 3 cases toys, 1 horse, 1 Durham bull, 2 donkeys, 1 calf, 4 pigs, 1 dog, 6 fowls, 4 geese, 4 pe...
WEEKLY REPORT OF VESSELS IN THE HARBOUR. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Register — 17 October 1840
WEEKLY REPORT OF VESSELS IN THE HARBOUR. ALICE (cutter), 30 tons, Cumr, master—from Port Lincoln. Kilburn Brothers, agents. &nbsp; COURIER (schooner), 120 tons, Roach, master—fitting &nbsp; &nbsp; up as a steamer. W. S. Whitington & Co., agents. &nbsp; ENTERPRISE (brig), 1,000 tons, Barber master—at McLaren's Wharf, discharging. W. S. Whitington &nbsp; &nbsp; & Co. agents. FRANCIS (barque), 216 tons, Hunt, master—dis- charging cargo from Hobart Town. C. Hawson, agent. GUIANA (barque), 256 tons, Hall, master—discharging off the New Port from Singapore. South Australian Company, agents. ITUNA (brig), 221 tons, Saunderson, master---dis- charging cargo from London. August, Cooke, & Co., agents. JANE FLAXMAN (schooner), 20 tons, Robertson, master —discharging from Port Lincoln. &nbsp; JOHN PIRIE (schooner), 166 tons, Hay, master—un- dergoing repairs. South Australian Company, agents. MARTIN LU'THER (barque)...
SECOND ANNIVERSARY OF THE ARRIVAL OF HIS EXCELLENCY THE GOVERNOR. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Register — 17 October 1840
SECOND ANNIVERSARY OF THE ARRIVAL OF HIS EXCELLENCY THE GOVERNOR. ON Tuesday last, being the second anniversary of the Governor's arrival in the Province, his Excel- lency held a levee at Government House, at which the following gentlemen were presented by George Hall, Esq., Private Secretary :— &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; His Honor the Judge; the Hon. Colonial Secretary the Hon. Assistant Commissioner; Major O'Halloran; &nbsp; Captains Berkeley, S.A.V., Brewer Finniss, S.A.V., W. &nbsp; &nbsp; O'Halloran, Litchfield, Adjutant S.A.V., Tolmer, Adju- tant S.A.V.; Lieutenants Berry, S.A.V., Gwynne, S.A.V. Holmes, S.A.V., Lloyd, R.N., Rowlands, S.A.V., Gwynne, S.A.V. R.N., Wigley, S.A.V.; Cornets and Second Lieutenants Stewart, S.A.V., Hardy, S.A.V., Macpherson, S.A.V.; Doctors Duncan, Everard, Kent, Litchfield, Smith, and Veitch; Rev. Messrs Howard, Colonial Chaplain, Eggle- ston, Farrell, Klose, Stow, Teichelmann; Messrs J. Allan, F.W. Allen, A...
TO CORRESPONDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Register — 17 October 1840
TO CORRESPONDENTS. As the Moorgate-street Bank has just taken one &nbsp; step to reestablish its credit in the colony, we need not publish Questor's communication at present. Seve- ral letters and articles in type must stand over. The &nbsp; &nbsp; notices of the Agricultural Society—St Andrew's &nbsp; &nbsp; Day festival—Master and Servants' Act, and the proposed Registration Bill, in our next. ADDRESS TO THE GOVERNOR.—The late hour at &nbsp; &nbsp; which we received the Governor's answer to the Colonists who signed an address to his &nbsp; &nbsp; Excellency on the recent extra judicial execu- &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; tion of the natives, and the crowded state of our columns, prevents its insertion till our next, &nbsp; &nbsp; when we shall take leave of the subject.
THE MUNICIPAL ELECTORS.—THE MAYORALTY. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Register — 17 October 1840
THE MUNICIPAL ELECTORS.—THE MAYORALTY. It is a very serious affair when any public man in patronised by the Southern Australian: With a maladroitness peculiarly his own, our contem- &nbsp; porary has lately been attempting to dictate to the citizens of Adelaide, the choice of a fit and proper person for the office of Mayor, and he has gone the extreme leneth of insinuating that the gentleman named by him would be peculiarly ac- ceptable TO THE GOVERNOR! Now this piece of impertinence has been promptly rebuffed on all sides. His Excellency lost no time in addressing a note to Mr Stokes, the returning officer, dis- claiming any wish on the subject, and especially repudiating the insinuation that he had the most distant intention of influencing or interfering with the free choice of the citizens. The gentle- man whose name has thus been introduced pub- licly disclaims all connexion with the Southern Australian, or any wish on the subject, while the citizens themselves are nearl...
RAIN GUAGE FOR SEPTEMBER. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Register — 17 October 1840
RAIN GUAGE FOR SEPTEMBER. KEPT BY G. S. KINGSTON, ESQ. Inches. Inches. &nbsp; &nbsp; 1 ,71 11 ,047 &nbsp; 2 ,1 12 ,403 &nbsp; 3 ,31 13 ,47 4 ,3 14 ,19 &nbsp; 8 ,53 17 ,18 &nbsp; 10 ,166 Total inches 4,636 &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;
THE NORTHERN EXPEDITION. On Monday morning a small vessel arrived from Port Lincoln, having on board Mr Scott, a young gentleman who accompanied Mr Eyre on his Expedition into the Northern Interior. Mr Scott brings the following dispatch from Mr Eyre:— Port Lincoln, October, 1840. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Register — 17 October 1840
THE NORTHERN EXPEDITION. On Monday morning a small vessel arrived from Port Lincoln, having on board Mr Scott, a young gentleman who accompanied Mr Eyre on his Expedition into the Northern Interior. Mr Scott brings the following dispatch from Mr Eyre:— Port Lincoln, October, 1840. I have the honor to be, Sir, Your obedient servant, EDW. JOHN EYRE. The Chairman of the Committee for } Promoting the Northern Expedition.} Sir—Having fallen back upon Port Lincoln for supplies, an opportunity has occurred to me of writing a brief and hurried report of our proceed- ings. I have, therefore, the honour to acquaint you, for the information of His Excellency the &nbsp; Governor and the Colonists interested in the &nbsp; Northern Expedition, with the result of my exa- mination of the country north of Spencer's Gulf, and of the further steps I contemplate taking to endeavour to carry out the wishes of the commit- &nbsp; tee, and accomplish the object for which the ex- ped...
ATTEMPT TO ASSASSINATE HER MAJESTY. By the kindness of Messrs A.H. Davis & Co. we have been favoured with the Morning Chronicle of June 11th, containing the following particulars of an attempt, providentially unsuccessful, which had been made on the previous evening's to shoot Her Majesty and Prince Albert:— [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Register — 17 October 1840
ATTEMPT TO ASSASSINATE HER MAJESTY. By the kindness of Messrs A.H. Davis & Co. we have been favoured with the Morning Chronicle of June 11th, containing the fol- lowing particulars of an attempt, providenti- ally unsuccessful, which had been made on the previous evening's to shoot Her Majesty and Prince Albert:— About a quarter past six o'clock on the 10th June Her Majesty and Prince Albert left Buck- ingham Palace for an evening drive in Hyde- Park previous to dinner, which has been their custom during the last fortnight. The royal pair were unattended by their suite. When the carriage had pasted into the drive leading to Con- stitution-hill, and at about eighty or a hundred yards from the lodge, a pistol shot was heard by two persons who were coming towards the palace, and, of course, having a full view of the royal car- riage ; little more than a second elapsed before they were alarmed by another report in the same direction, and the royal carriage, which was driven at a ...
ENGLISH EXTRACTS. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Register — 17 October 1840
ENGLISH EXTRACTS. DEATH OF SIR SYDNEY SMITH- It is our pain- &nbsp; ful office to announce the decease of the gallant and illustrious officer. Admiral Sir Sydney Smith, which took place yesterday morning, at his resi- dence. No 9, Rue d'Aguesseau, an event which, &nbsp; will fill all Europe with regret and sorrow. Sir Sidney Smith was born in 1764, and was, there- fore, aged seventy-six. No praise of ours can add to his fame, which he gloriously and deservedly acquired; of which his own country must ever be proud, and which no generous foreigner envies. Honored by his Sovereign, and decorated with numerous foreign orders, he was in private lile beloved and respected by all who had the pleasure and honor of his friendship or acquainance. His &nbsp; chivalrous and lofty bearing, his cheerful and animated conversation, his unbounded fund of anecdote, the suavity of his temper, and his in- variable benevolence and good nature, rendered him a most welcome and inst...
DERBY AND OAKS OF 1840. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Register — 17 October 1840
DERBY AND OAKS OF 1840. The scene on the Derby Day, whether on the road or on the Downs, has been so often described that it would only be a recapitulation of the "thousand and one stories" of days gone by. On the present occasion, however, there was a novelty of exciting interest—the first visit ever paid by the Sovereign of England to this far-famed course. The announcement of the intention of her Ma- jesty and Prince Albert was hailed with universal ac- clamation, and every preparation was made by the Stewards, the Baron de Tessier and Sir Gilbert Heath- cote, to accommodate the illustrious visitors in the Grand Stand. &nbsp; Precisely at two o'clock, the shouts of the spectators assembled at the Epsom end of the course announced the appearance of the royal cavalcade, which, instead of taking the thronged and inconvenient route through Ewell, had passed through Oakshot Flat to the Hanuch &nbsp; of Venison, thence by a private road into Woodcote Park (Baron de Tess...