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MARKET REPORT. Adelaide, Thursday, August 19. [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 20 August 1858
MARKET REPORT. Adelaide, Thursday, August 19. The remaining unsold damaged sugars ex Eliza Cony were offered at auction by Messrs. Wicksteed and Co., to-day, and realized the following prices, viz. : £26 5s., £28 15s., £32, £33 5s., £36 and £37. A parcel of 40 bales cornsack« at Messrs. Solomon and Co.'s realized 12s. 7d., yesterday. We have no alteration to note in the general tone of business since this day week, and the same disinclina- tion to do much is still manifested by dealers, as we have so long complained of. Some small parcels of flour have been offering but transactions are only limited to immediate wants. Bran has changed hands at Is. 7d., and wheat at 7s. 9d. at the Port ;' price in town, 7s. 8d. for top samples. A meeting of creditors took place at the Port yesterday, with small unsecured liabilities, and another is announced in town to-day, for to-morrow. WHEAT AND FLOUR MARKET. Fine flour, £17 los. to £18 los. ; wheat, 7B. 6d. ; bran, is. ed. ; barley, English, 6s....
SALES OF CROWN LANDS. [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 20 August 1858
SAXES OF CROWN LANDS. Tile following portions of Crown Lands will lie offered for sale by public auction, at the Land Office, Adelaide, on Thurs- day, the 26th day of August, 1838, at li o'clock. Deposit, 20 per cent: COUNTRY SECTIONS.-Upset price .£i per acre. County Adelaide-South of Stanford & Burley's, Hundred f Kuitpo. Sec Acres. Sec. Acres. 775 S | Ï7S ?. County Hindmarsh-One mile and a half west ol' Maccles- field, Hundred ol' 31acclestield. 2961 35 ¡ County Light-About two miles north of the River Light eust-ofthe Pine Creek, adjoining the Moravian settlement, Hundred of Light. 320 43 I 322 73 321 80 I 32:5 80 County Stanley-Farrell's Flat, about three miles north of Mintaro adjoining the road from Mintaro to the Burra, Hundred ol' Stanley. 141 81) 142 86 143 101 744 80 145 80 11G 94 148 71 149 (ill 150 71 156 157 153 159 160 162 163 169 170 County Burra-About, two miles west of Burra Hill, on the north boundary of the Hundred, Hundred of Apoinga. 174 41 42 131 43 15...
KENSINGTON AND NORWOOD CORPORATION. WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 18. [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 20 August 1858
KEXSINGTON AÎÎD NORWOOD CORPO- RATION. WEDNESDAY, AUGUST is. ï osent-The Mayor (in the chair), Aldermen Greenway, Gray, and l'erry ; Councillors Little, Birren, Woolley, Saun- ders, Hambidge, and Lock. The following accounts were approved :-Petty cash, 5th August fli ; weekly pay-sheet, August 13, ftl. les. . Smith, 3/. 13s. 6d. ; Mason, rent, 3/. 6s. ; Clanson, 1?. HS. : White and Burkett, 10Í. Os. 8d. ; AA'hit« and Burkett, al, IDS. 6d. Twenty-six tenders were received for the cutting of the ap f roaches to the Parade Bridge The tender of Mr. John tolland was accepted, subject to his signing the contract as approved by the Council. Resolved, that Mr. Tasker be employed to superintend the work at 2j per cent, commission on the amount of the con- tract. The Mayor reported that 759/. lös. ed. liad been collected on account of rates. A letter was received from Mr. Cov, Stephen-street, request- ing the attention of the Council to a dangerous place in Osmond-terrace The Town Clerk was i...
WEEKLY RETURN OF BONDED GOODS. [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 20 August 1858
WEEKLY RETURN OF BONDED GOODS. Return showing the quantities of the undermentioned roods received and delivered in the Bonded Stores at Port Ade laide, during the week ended 17th August, 1858, and the quantities remaining in bond at the termination of the SÏ 3 Deliveries. .C"S*3 Home cnsump tiou. Expor- tation. M S 3 go» ¿¿.C 3 Spirits, gallons, viz. Brandy .. .. Gin and Geneva AVhisky OfAVine Cordials Perfumed Uncnumcrated Wine, gallons .. Beer, porter, alp, and cider, gallons.. Tobacco, lbs. Manufactured Unmanufactured .. Tea, lbs. Ciffeccwt. Su-zur, cwts Refined .. .. Muscovado .. .. 1 1,717 1,156 4,667 675 8,253 89* 478 424 631 86 19 454 4,137 430* 150 4524 325 14 iï 1 241 ... 49,743 17,195 45,145 21,333 912 393 160 985 12,920 37,710 55,778 850 7.Í01 3,048 1,022 137 0 1* 6,622*2 I GEO. PAQUALIN, Wwelwusekeepe J
MOUNT BARKER ELECTION. MEETING AT STRATHALBYN. [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 20 August 1858
MOUNT BAEKEK ELECTION. MEETING AT STRATHALBYN. On the 18th instant, a meeting was held nt the Strathalbyn Hotel, for the pnrprse of taking into con- sideration who is the most fit and proper person to j .represent the ndistrict of Mount Barker in the House of | Assembly. Mr. KRICHAUFF was called to the chair, and com- menced by reading the advertisement calling the meet- ing. He- briefly stated the reasons which had induced him to resign ; it took up too large a portion of his time, and although willing to serve his constituents, and bael exerted himself to the utmost, yet he knew that his in- fluence, or the influence of any country member, sunk into nothing before the overwhelming interest of the city few ; very few of the so-called country members ad- vocated «oiuitry interests ; then they had the mo't powerful of nil antagonists against them, the press-in many instances motions and speeches of country members had been curtailed or left out altogether. Mr. Lindsay's motion of the...
BUILDING MATERIALS [RETAIL PRICES IN ADELAIDE.] [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 20 August 1858
BUILDING MATERIALS [RETAIL PRICES IN ADELAIDE.! Deals, Il x3, per foot solid, 9d. to 9jd. Ditto, sawing deep-cut, per foot, Oäd. Ditto, 9x3, per foot solid, 7¿d. to 8d. Ditto, sawing deep-cut, per foot, o*d. Ditto, 7 x 2j, per foot solid, 4Jd. to 5.L Ditto, sawing deep-cut, per; foot, ogd. Pine deals, 11 x 3, per foot solid, 83d. Ditto, 9x3, per foot solid, Ojd. Ditto, 7 x3, ditto, 5d. Tongued and grooved flooring boards, e£ x l¿, per foot, 3d. to 3jd. Ditto, 6.J x $, per foot, 2}d. Ditto, 6.J x i, per foot, 2d. Balk timber, per cubic foot, 4s. ed. Red gum, 12 x 4, per foot, is. 2d. Ditto, 12 x 3, per foot, lojd. Ditto, 9 x 3, per foot, 8d. Ditto, 8x3, per foot, ïd. Ditto, 4 x 3, jier foot, 3jd. Best red Singapore cedar, per foot super, 5d. Best Sydney cedar, per foot super, 7d. Ditto, in logs, per foot super, 5d. to 6d. Stringybark, 4x3, per 100 feet, 16s. Ditto, 4 x 2. per loo ft., 14s. Ditto battens, per loo tit., 16s. Palings, 6 ft., per loo, 27s. Ditto, 5 fit., per loo, 21s. Po...
HAMILTON. RAILWAY EXTENSION MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 20 August 1858
HAMILTON. RAILWAY EXTENSION 3IEETING. A public mooting was belli on Monday evening, August lfilh, at the Hamilton Hotel, Hamilton, for adoping a memorial to the House of Assembly, praying for an ex- tension of the Northern Railway from Section 112 to Kapunda. About 30 of the settlers residing in the neigh- bourhood were present, but a greater nunihcr would have attended had there been a room sufficiently large to accommodate them. It was moved by Mr. LEWIS, and seconded by Mr. W, C. OLDHAM, that Mr. Robinson take the chair. In opening the proceedings, Mr. ROBINSON stated that the meeting had been convened for the purpose of ascertaining the views of the people residing on the Light with regard to bringing the railway to Kapunda. He would, therefore, read the memorial adopted at the Kapunda meeting. This having been done the Chair- man said all they wanted was as many signatures as could be obtained of settlers in the district, and in sup- port of the Government. The Gilbert people (...
LABOUR MARKET. [From Hunt's Labour Office.] [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 20 August 1858
LABOUR MARKET. [From Hunt's Labour Office.! Per Annum with Board and Lodsring. Domestic and Dairy Servants. Female. Housekeepers, £25 to £30 Good Cooks, £25 to £30 Housemaids, £20 to £25 Laundresses. £23 to £26 Kitchenmaids, £20 to £23 Upper Nurses, £20 to £26 Nurses, £10 to £20 Nurse Girls, £7 to £15 General Servants, £2» to £2C Dairymaids, £20 to £23 Barmaids, £40 to .£52 Waitresses, £30 to .440 Domestic and Farm Servants. Male. Married Couples, £52 to £60 Ploughmen, (single) £40 to £52 General Labourers, £40 to £52 Gardeners, £52 to £60 Bullock Drivers for Farms, Men, £40 to £52 Ditto, Boys, £14 to £25 Bullock Drivers for Roads, Men, £52 to £60 Ditto, Boys, £25 to .£30 Boys to tail Cuttle, £io to £15 Per week, with the usual Rations. Shepherds (according to dis- tance) 12s to 15s Hutkeepers, ditto, los to 12s Bush Carpenters, 25s to 30s Fencers 25sto3os Cooks, 20s to 25s Grooms, 20s. to 25s Ostlers, 15s to 20s Per AVeek, with Board and Lodging-Tradesmen, Butchers, 30s to 42s Bake...
ADELAIDE WHOLESALE PRICES CURRENT. ALE AND PORTER, &c. [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 20 August 1858
ADELAIDE WHOLESALE PRICES CURRENT. ALE AND PORTER, &c o ALE - £ a. d. Bass's, No, 3, duty paid, per hhd. ..850 Allsopp'8.7 10 0 Salt&Co.'s.No. 3.7 0 0 Av'orthhtgton & Robertson's .. ..70 Cobb'.«, per ditto.0 « Charrington's, per ditto.5 10 Other brands, per ditto.5 10 Friend's Allsopp's, per dozen .. .. Oil Byass's Bottled, per ditto .. .. Oil Dunbar'», ditto ditto .0 10 Marzetti's, ditto ditto.0 10 Tennent's, ditto ditto .0 9 Harper's, ditto ditto .«9 Hibbert's, ditto ditto.0 9 Lane & Co's.0 9 Bridge's, ditto ditto .0 9 Hobsons, ditto ditto .0 9 Evans's, ditto ditto .0 9 Bass's ditto ditto, red diamond ..0 9 Other brands .0 7 STOUT-Truman's XX, per hhd.7 10 Ditto X, per ditto .. ..6 0 Taylor's, ditto .7 io Hoare's ditto .6 10 Barclay's ditto .6 10 Whitbread's ditto.6 0 Miller sditto.6 10 Other brands, ditto .6 10 Byass's bottled, per dozen .. .. 010 Dunbar's ditto, ditto .0 9 Marzetti's ditto, dirt».0 9 Harper's ditto, ditto .' Hibbert's ditto, ditto...
LATEST DATES. [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 20 August 1858
LATEST DAÏES. Auckland. Batavia. Bombay. Cape of Good Hope. Calcutta. Ceylon. ENGLAND . Hobart Town. Hongkong. .Honolulu. Launceston. Madras. Mauritius. Melbourne. N-jlson. New York. Pan ama. Perth, Western Australia Fortland. Bio de Janeiro. S m Francisco. . Singapore. Svdney. Valparaiso. Wellington. By way of. Melbourne Melbourne Mauritius Melbourne Melbourne Melbourne Melbourne Melbourne Melbourne Melbourne Melbourne Melbourne Direct Melbourne Melbourne Melbourne England Melbourne Melbourne Melbourne Melbourne Melbourne July 20 April 39 June 29 May 25 July 3 July 10 Juue 17 August 12 June 22 March 27 August 12 July 3 July 21 July 10 June 5 April 30 June 11 Junee June 12 August li March 31 June 23
VICTORIA. INTERCOLONIAL TELEGRAPH. LATER FROM MELBOURNE. Received in Adelaide August 19, at 7.20 p.m. [From our Commercial Correspondent.] Melbourne, August 19. [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 20 August 1858
VICTORIA. INTERCOLONIAL TELEGRAPH. LATER FROM MELBOURNE. Received in Adelaide August 19. at 7.20 p.m. [From our Commercial Correspondent.] Melbourne, August 19. STATE OF TRADE.-An increasing dulness has overspread commercial circles, involving abnosl every department of business, and lower prices have had, in several cases, to be submitted to. MARKETS.-Flour is again depressed, and lower rates are expected. Wheat is not quite so firm. Bran remains at former quotations. There has been a larae sale of Oregon timber, and of Bangor slates, also of Sydney cedar and Scotch flooring-boards. SHIPPING. ARRIVED.-The Edmond Graham, from Cal- cutta. SAILED.-The Admella, for Adelaide. The Burra Burra has run aground down the river, but w ill go to sea directly she gets off. Advertiser and Chronicle Offices, Friday Morning, August 20, 2 a.m. No further telegram has been received up to this hour.
IMPOUNDINGS. [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 20 August 1858
IMPOUXDIXGS. Impounded at tin« Public Pound, Macclesfield-One yellow and white bull, about eighteen months old, illegible brand off thigh. If not claimed, will be »old on the 26th August, is:.«, nt noon, by order of the District Council. LOUIS KEPERT, Poundkeeper. Impounded at the Public Pound, Township of Truro, near theAVlieal Harton Mine-One chesnut fillj, white down face, like- with ii under near shoulder; one roan ftllj-, star on forehead, silver mane, like ST near shoulder ; one brown colt, short tail, white on bind off hind foot, like S or It within dia- mond near shoulder ; one bay coh\ brand indescribable neal shoulder: one brown mare, like G with Zunder near shoulder; one buy lilly, like G withy; under shoulder ; one ha}* boree, star on" forehead, crupper-marked, near eye out, like brunel .iver 1, near shoulder ; one yellow cow, near ear marked, like i| Ii conjoined tieur rump, likeTR or TA near ribs, like 100 with ii iiiuler off rump, '-« oil'ribs; one red heifer, both ea...
No title [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 20 August 1858
AlBERTOV \Î.D QUEENSTOWN MuTÜAT III Pno\ FAH NT SocirTi -An adjourned public meeting for the formation of this Societv was held in the Congrega tional Chapel Alberton, on Wedne»dav evening lost, the Rev Challes D Watt, piesidmg The Chairnian lead and commented bnefh on the draft nile s befoielnni stating that the object of the Institution was the leading of essays on and discussion of such questions as may be found to possess a moivl or intellectual tendency with a view to the mutual improvement of its severnl membeis The mies foi the futuie government of the Societv were then submitted m rotation and passed with slight amend ment« The membeis will meet m the above place ot v\ 01 ship on Wednesdays in each week at 8 p ni , and it is to be hoped that manv in those neighbourhoods may ha induced to second the efforts of the founder The Rev Mi Watt was unanimously elected Chairman for the en suing quaitei and Mi Andrew McKmlaj wis requested tomtioduce the m->t subject on Vi edncday n...
SHIP MAILS [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 20 August 1858
SHIP MAILS The following is the official list of mails to be dispatched on .he dates undermentioned : General Post Office, Adelaide, August 20,1858 Mails will be dispatched as under : For Great Britain, by the Utopia, to Cevlon and overland, on Monday, August 23, at 10 ; and by the contract packet, to Suez and overland, via Melbourne, on Saturday, the nth September. For Sydney and New Zealand, by the Havilah steamer via Melbourne, on Saturday, August 21, at 12. For Victoria, by the Havilah screw-steamer, to Portland and Melbourne, on Saturdav, August 21, at 12. For Van Diemen'« Land, by the Havilah, steamer, via Melbojjrne, on Saturday, August 21, at 12. For Western Australiarby the Firefly, this day, Friday August 20, at 10-, and by the contract packet, to Kin« George's Sound, on Saturday, September 11. For Mauritius, by the contract packet, via Ceylon on Saturday, September li. For Cape of Good Hope, hy the contract paeket, via Ceylon, on Saturday, september 11. For East Indies an...
No title [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 20 August 1858
MAJOR WARBURTON. -The gallant Major has returned to Adelaide after making a tour of in- spection of the Police-Stations at Port Lincoln, Port Augusta, Tungutta, Chrooroo, and Streaky Bay. Major Warburton has visited the salt lakes, now familiar at least to the ear of every citizen. He gives us the result of his observa- tions in a long report, which we will either pub- lish or summarize in our next.
No title [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 20 August 1858
THE Central Board of Education have just pub- lished a report of their proceedings for the half year ending June 30,1858, and we now proceed to submit to our readers an analysis ofthat impor- tant document. We notice one new feature in the method of preparing the report, viz., that instead of schools in towns (other than Adelaide) being as hitherto included without distinction in the suburban and country schools, they now form a distinct class. At the date of the report the fol- lowing number of teachers held licences from the Board : Males. Females. Total. In Adelaiele . 11 27 38 Suburban teachers . 11 l8 29 In towns . 5 5 10 | Country teachers . 77 19 96 Totals . 104 m 173 These numbers give a net increase of six teachers on the half-year ending December 31. 1857, and of l8 on the year ending June 30,1858. The following exhibits the attendance of children at the schools over which the above teachers preside : Boys. Adelaide Schools. 977 Suburban ditto. 7/>0 Town ditto. 406 Coun...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 20 August 1858
PUBLIC NOTICES. SHIPS' PAPERS.-Commanders of vessels are informed that a copy of the Advertiser is forwarded through the Post-Oflice 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 may have for-the Press. To DISTRICT AND MAGISTRATES' CLERKS.-Minutes of proceedings at District Counc'l 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. To COUNTRY ADVERTISERS.-Advertisments intended for insertion in the country edition of the Chronicle must be at our office by 2 o'clock in the afternoon of Thursday. To AGENTS.-To meet the wishes of numerous correspon- dents on the subject of agencies, unsold copies of the news- papers will be allowed to be returned. It is, however, re- quested that unsold copies be returned promptly ; and, to avs...
RATES OF EXCHANGE. [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 20 August 1858
.KATES OF KXCHAXGB. The following are the rales of exchange at present adopted by the local Banks of this colony : The SOUTH AUSTBAMAN BANKING COMPANY, the BANK OF AUSTRALASIA, and the UNION BANK OF AUSTRALIA, Adelaide rssue drafts on London at sixty days' sight at 2 per cent, premium. Buy bills on London at sixty days' sight at par. Issue drafts on ) g ("Sydney "a j Bathurst ¡S &lt; Goulbourn yj j Maitland ¿ (.Moreton Bay . ^Melbourne .g Geelong 2 &lt; Portland ¡3 Port Fairy > (.Belfast Be J Hobart Town ?¿¿I Launceston *í ¡Auckland AVellington Lyttelton Buy Bills on g fSydney ¿2 I Bathurst ;? &lt; Goulbourn t» J Maitland £ (Moreton Bay , /Melbourne Geelong 1 Portland _ J Port Fairy > (, Belfast a"2 (HobartTown r» J Í Launceston > s (Auckland S % ¿Wellington fc g 1 Lyttelton August 17.18SS. ii I At tiiree days' sight, at l per ' cent, premium. i At fifteen days' sucht, at i per r cent, disco'int. , At fifteen days' sight, at 2 per cent, discount.