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POLICE COURT. ADELAIDE: WEDNESDAY, JULY 14. [Before Mr. Beddome, S.M.; Mr. Tomkinson, J.P.; and Mr. Smith, J.P.] [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 15 July 1858
POLICE COURT. ADELAIDE : WEDNESDAY, JULY 14. [Before Mr. Beddome, S.M. ; Mr. Tomkinson, J.P. ; and Mr. Smith, J.P.] DRUNKENNESS.-Sarah Clark was charged with having been dead drunk in Currie-street on the pre- vious day. She pleaded guilty, but begged hard for forgiveness, as she had not the means of meeting a fine. The Bench regarding her as incorrigible, in- flicted a penalty of live shillings.-John Harding was charged with a similar offence.-He pleaded guilty, and was ordered to pay a fine of ten shillings.-Henry Denny, a son of the ocean, declined to admit that he had been decidedly drunk, but admitted that he was none the better, and perhaps a little the worse, for what he had taken ; to use his own expression, " he was not in ballast trim, or he could have got on right enough." He was ordered to enrich the coffers of Her Majesty to the extent of five shillings. NEIGHBOURS' QUARRELS. - Henry Atkins was charged with violently assaulting John Cavenagh, his next door neighbour, in...
LOCAL COURTS. ADELAIDE: WEDNESDAY, JULY 14. [Before Mr. C. Mann, Mr. S. Beddome, the Mayor, and Mr. J. H. Nicholls.] NITSCHKE V. BALDWIN. [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 15 July 1858
LOCAL COURTS. ADELAIDE : WEDNESDAY, JULY 14. [Before Mr. C. Mann, Mr. S. Beddome, the Mayor, and Mr. J. H. Nicholls.] NITSCHKE V. BALDWIN. Mr. Carter appeared for the plaintiff; the defen- &nbsp; dant conducted his own case. The action was brought for the sum of £5 for a lantern and glass supplied to the defendant. The defendant paid into Court the sum of £3 12s., and pleaded not indebted for the remainder. It appeared that there had been former dealings between the par- ties, upon which it was contended on the one side that there was a balance remaining due to the plain- tiff, and on the other that the glass, &c, charged for in the particulars of demand was agreed to be supplied without charge. The Court gave a verdict for 15s., being half the amount in dispute, each party to pay his own costs, GREEN V. CONWAY. For £1 4s. 2d., balance due upon contract for laying certain paving in Union-street, and Rundle-street, and work and labour performed. &nbsp; The pla...
BURNSIDE. MONDAY, JULY 12. [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 16 July 1858
BURNSIDE. Monday. July 12. Present-The Chairman and all the members, except Mr. A. Ferguson. Read, a circular from the Association of District Chairmen. Tenders for the erection of a culvert, cutting, approaches, &c., near Drew's Gate, Glen Osmond-road, were received from the following, viz. : - Messrs. Burton and Nation, £28 10s.; Williams and Johnson, £24 8s.; Charles Sharp, £23 2s. 6d. ; and George Woodcock, £16 10s. Resolved, that George Woodcock's tender be accepted. Tenders were also received from the following persons for the erection of culvert, cutting, approaches, &c, near Dr. Penfold's-:-Burton and Nation, .£29; Charles Sharp, £21; Henry Roscrow, £22 ; and George Woodcock, £21. Woodcock's tender at £21 was accepted. Slaughtering returns were received from Mr Wm. Hughes. The Clerk laid on the table the Bank pass-book, showing cash paid in, of rates collected since last meeting, £59. Mr. Townsend and the Surveyor reported having examined the Creek in Burnsid...
LAND SALE. THURSDAY, JULY 15. [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 16 July 1858
LAND SALE. TnunsDAY, July 10. 1,877 lots were sold, and 8 lots passed, the price averaging £1 8S. 63&lt;1 Country Sections. County Adelaide-IIandred of Tailing:!, between the Hundred boundary and the liiver Torrens, about three milos west of Mount Pleasant 1'ound and north of Scott's Sheep Station. Sec. Acres. Purchasers. Amount. 120 51 Thos. Scott. ¿SlOC o n 123 l18 Ditto. 119 0 0 124 107 Ditto. 210 0 0 125 118 A. Watts. 171 0 U 126 5G TllOS. Scott. 95 0 0 127 92 A, Watts. 101 0 0 1C32 21 C. Schilling. 60 0 0 1633 114 Or. Xüncke. 170 0 0 1634 21 A.Watts.:. 41 0 0 1C35 87 C. Chilling. 201 0 0 County Hindmarsh-Hundred of Macclesfield, about two miles east of Macclesfield. 2689 60 D. Wakefield. 67 0 0 County Hindmarsh-Hundred of Macclesfield, alxmt two miles south-west of Macclesfield, two miles east of Standford and Uurley's. 2971 io H. Treloar, jim. 17 0 0 County Light-Hundred of Saddleworth, on and east" of the Pine Creek, between Saddleworth and the Pine Creek, north of an...
TASMANIA. [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 16 July 1858
TASMANIA. Our files are to the 5th inst. inclusive. Parliament is expected to be further prorogued for a month. The Hobart Town Courier glvc3 the following market report.--Fine floiu* (colonial wheat) £18 to £20 wheat 8s. to 8s. 6d. ; English barley 8s. to 8s. 6d. ; bran 2s. 3d. to 2s. 6d. There is a fair enquiry for wheat and English barley.
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 16 July 1858
PUBLIC NOTICES î'onr ADEL4.IDF -We have opened an Office at Port Ade- laide, adj iccnt to 2Jr Bovkett's, Divett-street, wheiecoi'iinu mentions and advertisements ma} be left YVe beg to imorm our Port readers that we have enéaj,ed a runner to deliver the papéis every morning, immediately on arrival, and should be glad, in the event of any irregularity occuinng, to beinfoimed of the same. To OcR StjBScniBtRS a>d Rf VDEns - The South Am tirhan Adiettiiei and the Weeli'/ Chiontch are p ibhshed at an a>rly hour for despatch by the countiy mails, and fo dis tiibution, bj runners m the town and suburb m distict« Any omission or neglect will be rectified immediate!} the same i« made known at the oflice. Agents are appom.ad in most of the pnnc pal districts of tho colony, but more arc rc Suired, and applications are inv ited Peinons m the cotinti} esirous of aiding the circulation of the new papers are re quested to communicate with the Editor, who will supply copies of prospectus, sub...
LOCAL COURTS. TO THE EDITOR OF THE ADVERTISER. [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 16 July 1858
LOCAL COURTS. TO THE EDITOR OF THE. ADVERTISER. Sir-Having noticed an article in the Register of the 12th inst., headed as above. I hope you will allow me a corner in your journal for a few remarks, " Fair Fees," as he styles himself, has made some gross mistakes or mistatements in his correspondence with that journal, as he proves himself, or that he is not only more ignorant than those he pretends to pity ; but is evidently the schoolmaster abroad, as he well knows no such charges have been made but by himself in his district, and which he will shortly have an opportunity of proving. Not thinking it worth, while taking up more of your valuable time, for the contradiction of so poor an attempt to traduce the character of men who have not an opportunity of deserving those remarks. I am, Sir. &c, SHEPHENSON H. SCAIFE, Clerk of the Angaston Local Court. Angaston, 13th July 1858.
The Advertiser. ADELAIDE: FRIDAY, JULY 16, 1858. [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 16 July 1858
?\)t Ikmími ADELAIDE .- FRIDAY, JULY 16, 1858. The news from Europe is not of a rery stirin g character, but it contains a few paragraphs of interest. The Chancellor of the Exchequer has produced his budget, showing that, although the late crisis had greatly impaired the national finances, confidence was so far restored that the last three months receipts from Customs, Excise. and Stamps, had transformed a deficit of £760,000 into an income of £1,100,000. The result of the right, lion, gentlemen's figures proved, however, that the expenditure of the year amounted to nearly four millions more than the income. To meet this short-coming he proposes to appro- priate that portion of the revenue hitherto set aside as a sinking fund for the reduction of the national debt ; to abolish the differential duties on Irish and British spirit«, and to put a penny duty on bankers' cheques. Anticipating the suggestion of another method of meeting the de- ficiency he answered before hand, by declar- ...
THE REAL PROPERTY ACT. TO THE EDITOR OF THE ADVERTISER. [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 16 July 1858
THE REAL PROPERTY ACT. TO THE EDITOR OF THE ADVEETISEB. Sir-Though perceiving in Mr. Torrens's Real Property Act some defects requiring amendment, and omisc-ions to be supplied, I am compelled to give ex- pression to my feelings of astonishment at the nume- rous m's -epresentations which have of late been cir cidatcd respecting that measure. The Idler of your correspondent "H. B. T. S.," which appeare:! in your paper of this day, surpasses all that preceded it hi boldly misstating facts. He gays :-" There are no clauses in the Act that are in any way applicable to land alienated from the Crown after the l^t July. The clauses of the Act are only ap- plicable to lands the grants of which have been signed on or before» the 1st July." Contrast this statement with the Act itself. Clause 13. "AU lands alienated from the Crown alter the 1st clay of July, 1858, shaU be sub- ject to the provisions of tliis Act." Clause 86. " When hinds under the operation of this Act is in- tended to be disp...
LATEST DATES. [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 16 July 1858
LATEST DATES. From. Auckland. Batavia. Bombay. Cape of Good Hope. Calcutta. Ceylon. Engl.vno . Hobart Town. Hongkong . Launceston. Madras. Mauritius. Melbourne. Nelson. New York. Panama. Perth, Western Australia Portland. Rio de Janiero. San Francisco. Singapore. Sydney. Valparaiso. ?Wellington. By way of. Melbourne Melbourne Melbourne Melbourne Melbourne Melbourne Melbouano Melbourne Melbourne Melbourne Melbourne Melbourne Melbourne Melbourne Melbourne England Melbourne Melbourne Melbourne Melbourne Melbourne Date. June 2 April 12 April 30 April it May 4 May ic April 17 June 28 April 23 June 26 Mays May io Juiy ia June 12 Mardi 30 February li May 22 Juno 30 March 20 April 11 April 20 June 30 February 2S June 5
THE RAIN GUAGE. [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 16 July 1858
THE RAIN GUAGE. The following is a register of the rain guage for tho first six months of the year 1858. Averago for nineteen years. January + 0-S6 ... 0-545 February + 2-67 ... 0-686 March - 0-23 ... 0-817 April - 1-33 ... 2-199 May + 4-145 ... 2545 June - 1-433 ... 3-204 + 10-G58 9 998 The mark + shews when the fall has been above, the mark - when the fall has been below, the average. The fall in the first six months of the j-ears 1839, 1844, 1818, was below six inches. Ditto, 1S54, was above six and under seven inches. 1S43,1315, was above seven and under eight inches. Ditto, 1810, 1842, was absve eight and under nine inches. Ditto, 1841, was above nine aud under ten inches. With the exception of the j-ear 1840, the total annual fall of these years, was also below the average quantity, namelv-, 22- 416 inches ; while in 1840 it reached 23-997 inches. In 1831 the total quantity was only 15-346 inches.
MARKET REPORT. Adelaide, 15th July, 1858. [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 16 July 1858
MARKET REPORT. Adelaide, 15th July, 1858. Tile absence of any fresh arrival of either orders or market intelligence from Melbourne and Sydney, for 10 days previous to the Admella'» arrival this morn- ing, and the over-due English mail still remaining out, has caused a complete dearth of interest in commercial circles ; and the chief topic of conversation on 'Change has boen the straitened state of money matters. It is currently reported that so indisposed are the B.inks at the present moment to grant the usual facilities for discount to their customers, that several heavy trans- actions in discounting have been done privately by such as have money at their command, independent of Bank accommodation. Should the narrow limit the Banks have lately put upon discounts for short dated paper be continued, great inconvenience must necessarily ensue to trade in all its branches, rendering, as this restricted movement doe3, the most undeniable bills given for trade purposes inconvertible, and...
No title [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 16 July 1858
Night Robberies.-The Crown Steam Flour Mill, at the cast of Victoria-square, and Mr. Elliott's mill, Halifax-street, were last night entered by thieves, but they were most signally disappointed, as they did not find a shilling in either of the places. The premises were entered in precisely the same way as the offices of the "Waterworks Commission,
No title [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 16 July 1858
HAZARDOUS MANUFACTORIES IN THE CITY. During the sitting of the Mayor's Court yesterday Mr. Parker drew the attention of the Bench to the existence of a camphine manufactory within the city. Camphine is well-known to be a highly combustible ma- terial and extremely volatile ; found some times to explode by the mere passing of a flame above the vessel containing it : loss of life has in several instances ensued through the bursting of camphine lamps, in cautiously lighted. The circumstance of the manu- facture of this article in the city calls for special at- tention. Such an establishment should come under the same prohibition as the powdermills and the works of lucifer match, and firework makers. Mr. Parker's re- mark, no doubt, had allusion to the late fire near the, Lord Raglan Hotel, which originated in a factory of this kind. Premises of this description should be re- moved to a situation where an accident destructive to themselves might not also prove dangerous to their neighbo...
No title [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 16 July 1858
To ouït E/ea-dehs.-Wo exceedingly regret that, from unavoidable circumstances, we were only able only able yesterday to publish a small portion of the news per Admella. Further explanation would be useless : the difficulties that besetus yesterday morning will not occur again. The newspapers per Admella vv ere not delivered until about half past 3 a.m., although, tinder ordinary circum- stances*, time enough eoidd even then remain for the publication of a considerable quantity of matter. We publish to-day, letters from two cor- responden! s in Victoria; but as they unfortunately put their letters into tho mail bags, instead of sending them by jrrivafce hand, we only received them by the usual post delivery, after our paper was published.
SHIP MAILS. [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 16 July 1858
SHIP MAILS. The following is the official list of mails to be despatched on the dates undermentioned : General Post Office, Adelaide, July IC, 1S53. Mails will be dispatched as under : For New South Wales, per Admella (steamer), via Mel- bourne, on Saturday, July 17, at 12. For Victoria, per Admella (steamer), to Melbourne, on Saturday, July 17, at 12 ; by the Whainponoag, to Melbourne, on Friday, July 16, at io, For Tnsmaniii, per Admella (steamer), via Melbourne, on Saturday, July li, at 12. For New Zealand, via Sydney. English Mail next to Arrive.-By the Royal Mail steamer Victoria, with advices to May 17; due at Melbourne on the Cth July. Last Homeward Mau,.-By the Rovol Mail steamer Emeu, to leave Melbourne, July 15, with South Australian mails, dispatched per Havilah Julv io.
CATTLE YARDS. July 10, 1858. [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 16 July 1858
CATTLE YARDS. July io, lass. Mr Charles Jenkins reports the market extremely dull few buyers and plenty of look« s on Bullocks range from £12 to*£lS per pair, heavy hoi ses, from ?45 to -C65 , «saddle and hshthorsr«* ditto, from .£18 to £r., cows, from -fc'3 to X14, according to cond'tion, distance from calv mp, and br- &lt;»d, which will applv to stock genernlh All poor conditioned and worn up stock all but unt-aleable The market consisted of 32 hor-es, 29 honied cattle, " vehicles, 4 calves, 1 foal, 105 «hecp lormer market, st horned cattle, 13 vehicles, 23 hnises, t> calvci
MUNNO PARA WEST. MONDAY, JULY 12. [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 16 July 1858
MUNNO PARA WEST. Monday, July 12. Fresent- VU the mcnilju s Reid a circuí ir from the Commissioner of Public "Worl &lt;i stating tint all lutuie ipphcatious for grants in mi of voliui tarj subscriptions must be nccoinn miwl bj a declaration of I the Cliturmin made before a Mi gist rite Read a circulai from the &lt;_ hui becietarv, relative to p ibhc cemctancs within the district Resolved that the Dist net Couucd of 'iatala be communi catcd vvi'h, requesting then co opent >n m the ippomtment of | a medical practitioner for the liest tute pool, foi the two dis- tricts Mr Jasper presented a mi monal fiom several g-'ttlus, ic questing rcpnh of road betw een Sections J137 and 3.39, the considentior ot which vvi s postponed Received a memorial from sttlleis on tho Givvler River requesting ronans of ion! between "sections m-U md 7582 Resolved that tendus I*, invited tor lue same also loi io pairs of i oads m v anoiw plices within the district The Chairman handed to the l...