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(From the Auckland Chronicle, Jan. 16.) [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 21 March 1845
(From the Auckland Chronicle, Jan. 16.) We have received by the Govern nient brig the J\elson Examiner and ibeJVewÉêalànd ¡Spectator, and it appears from the latter that the native» are. not* iihstaivding ihe pay menu male io the chiefs Rau¿mi ahx ¡ind flangibieta, very troub e i some in the district of the líuttnear Well-n^ton. j We make the following extracta ti» show the state in which th-i helliers are situated there, so that if anything farther than our ow» difficulties with regard to the natives were necessary hts Excellency may seethe imperative neces- sity of procuring, as speedily a« possible, a suf- ficient fo.ce to protect the col .¡lists of New Zealand : - " We understand that the Superintendent has been m >st assiduous in coaxing the native* io leave the Hutt, according to a promise said to have been given to the chiefs al Watkauia, v. he« Capt. Fitzroy handed over to (hem four or rive hundred pounds of the Company'.-* money. Ail his Honors endeavour* have, however, ...
NEW ZEALAND. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 21 March 1845
NEW ZEALAND. j BY the arrival of the Bee, we are put in posses- sion of paper* to a later dale than have been heretofore received. The feeling against Governor Fitzroy appears to be very strong, and also to be on the increase, j The Spectator, in a rather violent article, de , noun ces his policy in no measured terms, and I affirms that his performance of the responsible I duties allotted to him ii» in exactly an inverse ! ratio to the promises he made on his arrival in I the colony. I A_t Wanganui the proceedings of the native* had been very outrageous. A war party of Waikato, Toupo, and Rotornei natives, headed by Heu lieu Potama, or Ë Waku, Taunui, Herrkick ie, I wika», &c . and in number about Í two hundred arrived in the town, and immedi- ately took possession of the ground allotted for a mat kel-place. Their object is to fight »ilh other chiefs, and they threaten to remain lhre&lt; months where they are. H. M. S. Hazard, having on board his Honor the Superinten...
Local News. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 21 March 1845
MULTÜM i» PARVO.-There are several véasela loading with wheat for New South Wales, Van Diemen's Land, and Bourhon.-It is computed that riot less than 2'V'ton* of gum have been collected this year, which, at £10 per ton. is worth £8 »0 ». -By letter from Sydney it appears that the ¿ge of Matilda, the winner of the town plate, was correctly stated. -The premises of Murray, Greig» and Co., Hindley-street, 80 feet frontage by 90 to 100, feet back, brought at pnblic auction £992-cash. Mr Featherstone bought the 6hop frontage and entrance, 45 feet, for £662, and Messrs Flett & Linklater the remain, lng 35 feet for £330 ; showing the cash value of the frontages to be about £10 per foot-at the rate of £5000 per acre, «di-h is nearly as high as it ever has been* -Wheat per Francis Spaigkt netted in Liverpool 4a 6d per bushel. ,
COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 21 March 1845
COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE. THE markeis throughout the week have remained much in the same state as last reported, excepting sugar, tn which considerable sales have been made. The importation ex Palestine, from Peroambuco, in large chests, and for £20 I Os. per ton, and other parcels from £22 5s to £23 I Os per ton - altogether, upwards of 400 tons changed hands ; the present price is £24 to £25 ; under the for- mer fi guie there Í3 none to be had-with a decided upward tendency. In other articles the sales have been but small, and call for no comment, there being neither advance nor decline in prices. JOHN JOHNSON, Albion House, Miller's Point. Broker. Refined Sugar-Fine loaves, on the spot, 4£d per lb. ; ditto for exportation, 4£d, free on board ; fine pieces, 30s to 36s per cwt. ; crushed lump, 40s per cwt. ; molasses, none. ! E. KNOX, February 14. Manager. i _
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 21 March 1845
" s>ottt& gUsitalían" GENERAL ?»RUMTeM© IISTÄlBLOSKlIRfflIKIT. nn H E Proprietor of the above Establishment begs io announce that the letter-press printing business will be conducted as hitherto. The job printing has always given the greatest satisfaction, «nd he caa point to work which hss 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. S As th« terms of this journal are peau liar, heine tower both to subscribers and advertise!s than those of its contemporaries, we b«>g to direct th« special attention of the public to the sub- joined statement. We bes a'"» to notify that i no dummies, i.e., advertisements countermanded v>r not duly order d, are allowed lo appear. The whole of our available «pace is devoted to matter of general interest and i«fortnatio&lt;- : Terms of the South Australian newsp...
New Wharf Market, Hobarton, February 25. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 21 March 1845
I JVeto Wharf Market, Hobarton, February 25. i The markets still remain at a stand. Wheat is from 3s 3d to 3s 6d, but it is difficult to quote an average. In S Sydney the new wheat was about tfce same rale, «r, pe*« haps aa high and low as 3s ta 3s 7d. Hay was Belting - -T~ yesterday «t £2. Whe«t', 3s to 3a Gd per bushel ; oats ls ! Od to 2s Iii ; Cape barley, 3s 3à ; English do., 3s to 3s 6J ; tares. '2s ; Hay, 35s to 5tis per ton ; do., pressed, £3 ; straw, 35s to 40s ; grass seeds, 12s per bushel. Flour, 1st quality, £9 per toa ; 2nd, £9; bran, 7&lt;1 per bushel ; pollard, ls.
SYNDET MARKETS. (From the Sydney Morning Herald, February 22.) [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 21 March 1845
SYNDET MARKETS. (From the Sydney Morning Herald, February 22. i j Wheat-The largest quantity of wheat which has ever paid market dues during any one week was j received during the past week, the returns for each day being as follows :-Saturday, I load ; Monday, 2 ; Tuesday, 34 ; Wednesday, 16 ; Thursday 11 ; i Friday, 21 ; making a total of 65 loads. The 'prices fanged from 2» 9d to 3s 5d per bushel. J The average price given was 3s 2d per bushel« Some marketable wheat changed hands at 2s 9d. Frederick s Vallev, Rain's Mills, Wellington Road -Flour, first, £10 per ton; second- ditto, £8. Some wheat of fair quality was refused -first-rate sample, 3s per bushel ; second-rate very difficult of sale. Oats-There is a good sale at present for seed oats, for which the dealers are charging from 3s to 3s 6d per bushel. Those who are holding Van Diemen s Land oats are charging 4s per bushel for them. Barley-Cape Barley is worth about 2s per bushel wholesale, and is retailing at from 2s 6d to ...
THE GOVERNMENT GAZETTE. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 21 March 1845
ÏHE GOVERNMENT GAZETTE. Hts Excellency the Governor announces hy proclamation the confirmation of the Military Meas Wine, and Whale Fishery \cts. Bis Excellency also publishes an answer by Lord Stanley relative to a doubt expressed by the former as to whether permission to foreign whalers to sell oil in New South Wales to defray repairs extended to this colony. Lord Stanley states that the Lords Commias oners have autho'isei thc extension of that permission to this colony. This day, being Good Friday, and Monday, being Ea-ter Monday, they will be holidays at the public offices. Ten'erg are wanted for the supply of 130 pairs blan- kets for the aborigines. Mr James \Hen bas been entered as an officiating minister under the Marriage Act (what next !).
CRIME.—IMMIGRANTS FROM THE NEIGH BOURING COLONIES. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 21 March 1845
CRIME.-IMMIGRANTS FR' M THE NEIGH BOURING COLONIES. THE tate sessions afford an instructive chapter in the history of the colony, as will be seen by the following table of convictions*. Soldier Native Other Col. Total Larceny ...... 1 0 2 3 Rape and Lar- ceny. 0 0 ll Murder ...... 0 10 I Coining ..... 0 0 7 7 1 1 10 12 F^m the above it appears that almost the whoI«^£ the prisoners convicted have come from the other colo, nies. The seven coiners came over from Van Diemen*s Land very lately, and Clare, the borse-stealer, io last December. We would beg to, warn the criminals of the other colonies that this is by no means a hat boor of refuge for them ; that* in fact, there is no sympathy with them here in any shape. The police are all free and respect- able men, and will not be tempted to league with them. The police force is also extremely efficient, as was am- ply proved at the late sessions by the capture of the wild black, in an almost impenetrable country ; by the capture of the d...
MAILS. General Post-office, March 21. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 21 March 1845
MAILS. General Post-office, March 21. Mails for Sydney (direct), New Zealand, and Great I Britain, hy the Dorset* will be closed on Saturday, the ; 12nd inst., at 3 o'clock. j Mails for Port I inroln, by the Governor Gawler, will be closed on Monday, the 24th instant, at twelve j o'clock. JOHN WATTS, Postaaarter*Genera I
WHOLESALE PRICES CURRENT. (Corrected up to March 15.) IMPORTED GOODS. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 21 March 1845
WHOLESALE PRICES CURRENT. (Corrected up t# March JS.) IMPORTED «OODS. 4fe, light ....perhhd -strong.per barrel -- bottled -....-.H.......per dozen Bacon.»...«....... do. Bags 3-bushel ..?.««...........each Blankets ...per pair Blue.«..... .-....».per »b. Caadles, wax ........... .... do. ? sperm .....».......».. do. -moulds ............ do. Canvas .»».........per bolt Casks.per ton Cedar, io log. .«.per foot ? inboards .......OM».»« do. Cigars, ¡Manilla, in bond ....per 1000 Coals.perlón Coffee.per lb. Copper, sheathing .... do. - Nails. do. Cordage, English ........... .per cwt. - Ai anilla. do. Corrosive Sublimate «.per lb. Crystals ol Soda .... .......per cwt. Currant« ....................per lb. Deals, 9 by 3.per foot -ll by 3.«,4...... do. Figs ...per lb» Ginger, Jamaica .............. do. -E. I. do. Glass 10 by 12.per box G'ue. ..............per lb. Gunpowder, fine .............. do. -blasting.>. do. G'as«, sheet 14 by 10 ..........per 100 feet 16 14 18 18 18 20 12 12 12 13...
UNITED STATES. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 21 March 1845
UNITED STATES. Our advices from New Tiork, by the arrivals during the week, are to the lödi Oct. Ali attention was centered in the fast ap- proaching Presidential election, in which are involved the tariff and annexation questions, and the returns troto the various minor elections were eagerly watched for indications as to the probable success of either party, a point which seems to be held dou tful. Five of these elec tiona had been he d ; in Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Georgia, and Ohio ; an;!, as far as these local conleys tu av be considered indi cati ve of the result of the Presidential canvass, the Whig party have no reason to complain, Maryland had elected a Whig governor; but, as this re urn exhibited a considerable falling off as compared with their majority at the last election, it. was regarded as an >udica(ion of weakness rather than of strength. In New Jersey, the bigs had swept everything before j them, having elected their governor by a de ! cided majority,...
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. [FROM MURRAY'S TASMANIAN REVIEW.] [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 21 March 1845
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. [PROM MURRAY'S TASMANIAN REVIEW,] j ir?E hare (he South Australian papers to the latter end of January. The colo»y se^ms ra- ; pidlv progressing, and we predict that it wilt j «o«»n rival New '?îoHth Wale«« in importance, by exceeding it in prosperity, its constitution beings hapt'ilv free from demagogue interference. The cidnnists, eschewing politics, were busily en-' eased in looking out for markets for their i in j men*e quantities of snrplu« wheat Ttis avowed j that all above 3s per Lu«hel is profit. Can V. D. lynd compete wiih th s 7 Where should we be but f&lt;»r the one thousand pounds per day British expenditure 9 j f h**re is now little hone that Van Diemen's! 'Laud can ever becom** permanently an agricnl- J turn! country. The causes of tliis bitterly dis- appointing te action, altt-r so many hundred« of thousands of pounds expended as it would seem il La«! vised I v., in cultivating ** the desert." have b» e«> so of'en explained in ibis journal ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 21 March 1845
Sales &» Suction. Auctions.-To Importers* «$*c. TRENTHAM NE * » ES'S ESTABLISH. MENT has been found the best medium for selling goods for the last six years, and he is de- termined to still maintain that character by Fair charges and immediate account sales. No PRETENCE to do business at half-price-he gives his undivided attention to his employers' interests, and has none of his own TO COME INTO COMPE- TITION WITH THAT DUTY, a claim on the support of the mercantile world, that no GENERAL DEALER holding an auctioneer's license can have ANY PRE- TENSIONS TO. N.B.-The usual cattle, horse, and mercantile sale3 EVERY Saturday, Monday, Wednesday. Next Saturday a few prime cows and several useful horses. AFTER WHICH* Cargo of " Emma** see advertisement below. Cargo " Emma." JJ NEALES has been honored with instructions * to offer the above on Saturday and Monday among the goods will be found 120 handsome American chairs 30 superb London saddles 00 first-rate bridles 1000 lbs., super...
EXTRACTS FROM THR LATEST ENGLISH PAPERS. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 21 March 1845
EXTRACTS FROM THR LlTEST ENGUStf PAPERS. MANCHESTER. - STATE OF TRADE. - We extract the fol- lowing from the monthly circular of Messrs M'Nair, Greenhow, and Irving :-" Manchester, October 3lst. The present position of this, market has hid no parallel during the last eight years, as regards the actual scarcity of both cloth and yarns. Throughout the month, the demand has been greatly in excess of the supply ; and, at this date, most of the spinners and manufacturera are under eng gemenrs for a month or six weeks to come. We continue exempt from the influence of any specula- tive feeling. At the «ame time, many parchases of cloth have been made during the month, un .'er aa apprehen- sion that the dissatisfaction prevailing amongst the operatives would terminate either in a partial " turn out" or in an increase of wages. !t is to this cause that we must attribute, in some measure, the remarkably ex- tensive business that has been transacted, and the higher rates that have been obtaine...
TO THE EDITOR OF THE SOUTH AUSTRALIAN. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 21 March 1845
TO THE EDITOR OF THE SOUTH AOSTRALIAIÏ. Sin-The favorable results winch have aitendeJ the use of machinery io the ingathering of the corn dj ring túe pa*t harvest, having been brought so prominent! y before the no- tice of the public, I feel it a dufy which I owe to myself to troub e you with the following remarks on the origin an.; history of an event which his proved of such value lo the colony. On the 19th Sept;, 1843, "pursuant to public announce- ment, a meeting was held at Payne's Hote*, AdeUiúe, called by the members of th«* Corn lixchan^e Committee to exa- mine reaping-machine mode's, plan*, and drawings, and io adjudicate thereon." (See Santh Australian and the other papers of that date.) That meeting I attended, and, having been lon« before firmly persuaded that no machinery could be profitably ap- plied to standing corn in this climate except it attacked th¡ ear alone, I then and there presented a model of a mach in- to be constructed with such a view, its principles cons...
Correspondence. TO THE EDITOR OF THE SOUTH AUSTRALIAN. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 21 March 1845
TO THE EDITOR OF THE SOOTH AUSTRALIAN. SIB-A. letter, signed *' John Roberts," appears in the Register of Wednesday la6t, declining to furnish the in formation about the Kensington Chapel, which I had re- cently called for, through the medium of your journal, unless my real name be given; Mr Koberts, at the same time, stating that the authorship of my letter '. is pub- licly imputed to one of our leading ministers." You can, if you think proper, satisfy Mr Roberts that I am a very bumble layman, with little ambition for notoriety, and in nowise inclined for newspaper contro versy. I am not, however, one of those who will tamely submit to see even ihe small subscriptions which have been contributed towards the Kensington Chapel mis- applied, far less will 1 connive at any of those deceptions which are charitably denominated pious frauds. Mr Roberts is therefore welcome to conceal the information I desire as long as he can, taking my word for it, at the same time, that >t will not ...
SUPREME COURT.—CRIMINAL SIDE. Tuesday, March 18. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 21 March 1845
SUPREME COURT.-CRIMIV *L SIDE. Tuesday, March 18. JAMES C&ARE iras this morning charged vith the larceny of s horse, and with forgery. Mr Fisher appeared for the prosecution, and Mr Poulden for the defence. Mr Fi6hjr, in opening, characterised the transaction of which the prisoner was charged as one of the most impu- dent he ever heard of. He had not only attempted fraudu- lently to take and dispose of the horse, which he was encaged as a servant to take charge of in the pas«ase from Hobs i ton, bathe had actually set upa right to the property by virtue of a forged receipt. Mr Fisher then called John Barton-I lived in Tan Diemen's Land in De- cember last ; I came over in the Palmyra ; my daughter in-law and four children came over with me ; we brought . horse and gie ; it is outside the Court ; when first put on board, it was my property ; I had never sold it or authorised its sale ; t never authorised the prisoner to sell it ; the prisoner.looked after it on board, and assi...
Shipping Intelligence. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 21 March 1845
Shipping Intelligence. &nbsp; ARRIVED. &nbsp; MARCH 19. - The cutter William, 33 tons, Cole, from Launceston. Passengers - Messrs Kennedy, Goulten, Jones, Pollythem, Langham, McArthur and wife, J. McArthur, Fleming, Golding, Springfield, Cox, Hewit, Phillips, Holditch, Hinchley, Goodman, Murray, wife, and two children, B. Broadfoot, Richards, Bevan, Cooper, and Carter. Same Day.-The brig Emma, 121 tons, Fox, from Sydney. Passengers - A. Elyard, Esq., P. Dutton, Esq., L. Montefiore, Esq , W. Faulding, Esq., Mrs Hasel and three children, Roberts, wife and three children, Wood, wife, and six children, Mrs Hughes and two children, J. Cowdes. M. O'Brien, Kowler, J. Williams, and W. &nbsp; Middlegin. SAILED. MARCH 19. - The schooner Water Witch, 99 tons, Flem- ing, for Bourbon and a market. Passenger - Mr F. J. Beck. Cargo - 1060 bags wheat, shipped by C. & F. J. Beck. MARCH 20. - The cutter Alpha, 37 tons, Martin, for Lannceston. Passengers - Captain and M...