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MARKET REPORT. Adelaide, Saturday, August 21. [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 23 August 1858
MARKET REPORT. Adelaide, Saturday, August 21. The usual quiet of the half holiday, kept on Satur- day, has prevailed everywhere, and we can notice no wholesale business as having been transacted. Millers and ether buyers of wheat have reduced their price to 7s. 3d., and at this reduction some sellers have come forward. There are no transactions to record in flour, and buyers still hold back, but we hear of no quantity pressing upon the market. The clearances for Melbourne and Geelong this week embrace about 1,000 tons of flour and wheat. Bran continues at Is. 7d. WHEAT AND FLOUR 3ÍARKET. Fine flour, £11 to ¿£18 ; wheat, 7s. 3d.; bran, la 6d.; barlc>, English, 6s. 9d. ; Cape, 5s. ; oats, none. COWIE & ASPINWALL, Grenfell-street. August 20, 1858. Flour, £17 10s. to £w ; wheat, 7s. 6d. ; bran, is. 7d. ; pollard, 2s. ; English barley, Cs. to 6s. ed. ; Cape barley, 4s. ed. to 3s. ; oats. 5s. BARRY & BAYLEY, li, Currie-street. August 19, 1858. RETURN OF I3I3IIGRATION AN...
GREAT BRITAIN. [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 23 August 1858
GREAT BRITAIN. THE BRITISH WOOL IMPORTS.-Having recently given full particulars of the Colonial "Wools imported by Great Britain, our commercial readers may,not be disinclined to glance over the accompanying return of tlie total of all wools, foreign and colonial, imported into Great Britain during the three months ending 30th April last, including also the wool exports, and the exports of stuffs and yarns : IMPORTS OF WOOL. Wool, sheep, and lambs From 1857. 1858. Hanse Towns, and other parts lb Iii of Europe. 7,641,385 ... 5,203,538 British Possessions in S. Africa... 3,016,666 ... 3,965,426 British East Indies. 2,252,896 ... 2,478,908 Australia . 8,755,687 ... 6,105,517 .Other countries . 2,787,133 ... 2,793,773 Total imports 24,453,767 20,547,162 Alpaca and the Llama tribe 935,228 665,051 EXPORTS OF WOOL. Wool, sheep,; ¡and Iambs', produce of British Possessions to Hanse Towns ¡.. 960,235 ... 81,508 Belgium . 2,153,731 ... 2,381,272 France. 2,192,14» ... 1,654,979 Other countries...
INSOLVENCY COURT. SATURDAY, AUGUST 21. [Before Mr. Commissioner Manu.] [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 23 August 1858
INSOLVENCY COURT. SATURDAY, AUGUST 21. [Before Mr. Commissioner Manu.] JAMES ALLEN, printer and publisher, attended pursuant to notice, supported by Mr. M. Smith. Mr. John Brown, acountant, mid Captain Finnis, an op- posing creditor, were also present. The Commissioner read the following decision :-In this case the accountant's report shows liabilities to the extent of 2,865/ 15s lOd ; the assets amount to 2,039/ 9s 5d, and there is a consequent deficiency of 82BZ Cs 5d. As connected with the grounds of opposition it becomes a material point to ascertain at what time the insolvent must have been aware that he was unable to pay his creditors in full. According to the evidence of Mr. Curtis, an opposing creditor (formerly in the employ of the insolvent) the latter expressed his knowledge of his embarrassments as early as January 1858 ; and Curtis states that in May Mr. Allen was aware that his situation was hope- less. The insolvent altogether denies that he used the ex- pressions att...
ADELAIDE RETAIL PRICES. BREAD AND FLOUR. [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 23 August 1858
ADELAIDE RETAIL PRICES. BREAD AND FLOUR. Bread, 5d the 2-lb loaf Flour, 3d V lb BUTCHER'S MEAT. Beef, 5d to 8d V A Pork, 7d to lOd V ft Lamb, 4s 6d to 6s -P qr. Veal, 7d to lOd V ft» Mutton, ed to 7d i? ft DAIRr PRODUCE. Bacon, Colonial, is to is 2d ¥ ftHamB, English, is 6d to 2s V ft Butter, fresh, is 6d to is 8d¥ «.Milk, 6d to 8d V quart Ditto, salt, none Ducks, 5B to 7s if pair Cheese, colonial, is to is 2d f IbFowls, 6s to 8g #" couple Ditto, English, 2B ?¥' lb Geese, 8s to 10s each Lard, is to is ed IP ft Pigeons, 2s V pair Eggs, is 4d to Is 6d #. dozen Turkeys, 10s to 15s eaeli Hams, colonial, lu Gd -tf B> FRUITS. Almonds, dried. Is W ft Lemons, 3d to 6d each Apples, lod to is 3d ^ ft Oranges, 3d to 6d each Citrons, 2d to 6d each Pears, is V lb VEGETABLES. Brocoli, none Onions, 6d to 8d 4? n> Cabbages, ed to is each Parsley, is & bunch Carrots, 3d to 6d V bunch Potatoes, 2d W ft Celery, 6d to is 4? head Pumpkins, 6d to is each Garlic 9d 9" ft Radishes, young, id ...
LABOUR MARKET. [From Hunt's Labour Office.] [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 23 August 1858
LABOUR MARKET. [From Hunt's Labour Office] Per Annum with Board aud Lodging. Domestic and Dairy Servant«. 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, £20 to £26 Dairymaids, £20 to £23 Barmaids, £40 to £52 Waitresses, £30 to £40 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 Cattle, £10 to £15 Per week, with the usual Rations. Shepherds (according to dis- tance) 12s to 15s Hutkeepers, ditto, 10s to 12s Bush Carpenters, 25s to 30s Fencers, 25s to 30s Cooks, 20s to 25s Grooms, 20s. to 25s Ostlers, 15s to 20s Per Week, with Board and Lodging-Tradesmen, Butchers, 30s to 42s Bakers,...
ADELAIDE WHOLESALE PRICES CURRENT. ALE AND PORTER, &c. [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 23 August 1858
ADELAIDE WHOLESALE PRICES CURRENT. ALE AND PORTER, &c o o o o O 9 O 9 O 7 Ï 10 6 0 7 IO 6 IO 6 IO O O 0 10 0 9 O 9 0 10 O 10 O 0 10 0 0 0 0 0 9 7 15 6 10 7 15 6 15 6 15 6 10 7 0 6 0 0 0 0 10 « 10 ALF.- £ s. d, £ s. d. Bass's, No, 3, duty paid, per hhd. ..850 876 Al]80pp'8.7 10 0 0 0 0 Salt&Co,'s,No. 3.7 0 0 0 0 o Worthington & Robertson'! .. ..700 o o o Cobb's, per ditto.ooo o o 0 Charrington's, per ditto.5 10 0 6 0 0 Other brands, per ditto.5 10 Friend's Allsopp's, per dozen .. .. 0 11 Byass's Bottled, per ditto .. .. 0 li Dunbar'», ditto ditto .0 10 3farzetti's, ditto ditto.0 10 Tennent's, ditto ditto .0 9 Harper's, ditto ditto .0 9 Hibbert's, ditto ditto.0 9 Lane k Co's.0 9 Bridge's, ditto ditto .0 9 Hobson'8, ditto ditto .0 9 Evans's, ditto ditto Bass's ditto ditto, red diamond Other brands . STOUT-Truman's XX, wa hhd.. Ditto X, per ditto Taylor's, ditto . Hoare's ditto . Barclay's ditto Wbitbread's ditto.6 6 3IiIlersditto.6 10 Other brands, ditto .6 10 B...
LATEST DATES. [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 23 August 1858
LATEST DATES. From. By way of. Date. 3Ielbourne ^Melbourne 3Iauritius 3Iclbourne 3IellK)unie 3Ielbourne Jlelbourne 3Ielbourne 3Iel bourne Melbourne Melbourne Melbourne Direct Sfclbourne 3Ielbourue Melbourne England Melbourne 3Ieluourna Melbourne Melbourne 3Ielbourne April 30 May 25 July 3 July 10 June 17 August 12 August 12 July 3 July 21 July 1» April 30 June li Perth, Western Australia ßan Francisco. Junee August 11 Varch si June 2}
ECHUNGA. MONDAY, AUGUST 16. [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 23 August 1858
ECHUNGA. MONDAY, AUGUST 16. Present-Messrs. Russell (Chairman) Morton, Grummet, and Lehmkuhl. The Chairman reported that the ease of the Council v» Kavanagh was heard at the Local Court, Jlount Barker, on the 12th inst., and a verdict for the plaintiff obtained. The Chairman apologised for his absence, on the 4tli inst., from the meeting of the Associated Chairmen of District Councils. He had mistaken the day of meeting, but had since written to the President, Mr. Davis, explaining the views ol' the Council on the road question. Old Echunga road : work finished. Uandorf road : three tenders for work on this road received. The lowest, that of H. Pfennig, was accepted. Clerk instructed to invite tenders for about 2."> lineal chains more catch-drain at the Echunga end. Grunthal Road. Council agreed to accept the ofit-r of Messrs Wigley and Schunke. Clerk to prepare spécification, and invite tenders. Letter from Mount Barker District Council stated that no arrangement had been made w...
DESPERATE AFFRAY WITH PIRATES. Hong Kong, March 30. [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 23 August 1858
DESPERATE AFFRAY WITH PIRATES. Hong Kong, March 30. The Heather Bell, yacht, belonging to Messrs. Jardine, Matheson & Co., left Macao for this place on the loth inst., and wliilc off Castlepeak on that night, when nearly becalmed, was attacked by three piratical boats and captured. The captain of the Celestial, who was in charge of her, Jerónimo de Barros, many yews in Jardine, Matheson & Co.'s employ, was mur- dered, as also four or five Manilla seacunnies. The remainder of the crew, Chinese, were seized by the pirates, and taken off with the exception of one, who, during the affray, dropped into a small sampan tow- ing astern, and brought the sad news in here last evening. The Heather Bell was last seen by the schooner Zouave, standing towards the Bogue. A gunboat was despatched early on the 17th inst. in search, and returned on the 18th after a successful search. She left with the master of the Zouave on boai-d, to point out the place where the piracy had been com...
TUNGKILLO. MONDAY, AUGUST 16. [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 23 August 1858
TUNGKILLO. MONDAY, AUGUST IG6 Present-All the members. Letter received from W. B. Randall, Esq., to the late acting poundkeeper,enclosing 2/ 14s. Mr. David Randall, of Mount Crawford, having declined to attend the appeal meeting on Monday, the 23rd'instant, the Clerk was instructed to see Mr. J. D. Cave, and in ease of his refusal to endeavour to procure the attendance ol' some other magistrate. The .Clerk reported that in pursuance of instructions re- &nbsp; ceived from the Hon. the Surveyor-General he had employed &nbsp; two men, at 7s. a day each, to destroy thistles growing on the waste lands of the Crown within the district. | Clerk ordered to prepare informations against Messrs. Randall & Stuckey, Charles Newman, Henry Giles, and John Pearson, for illegally depasturing cattle on the waste and unsold lands of the district.
No title [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 23 August 1858
Z!\ iîw ZEALAND.-We have been favoured witli sight of a private letter recently received from New Zealand, in which sad forebodings are indulged in relative to the attitude of the native tribes. It appears that the aboriginals are mustering round helson in great forcp, and that, noone can tell for \\ hat reason. Ajj^cal news- paper reminds the settlers of Cawnpóreríind tells them to " beware." We should think, however, that there is really no danger ; or, at least, none to meet which the local Government would not be, at any moment, fully prepared.
SHIP MAILS [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 23 August 1858
SHIP MAILS Tlie following is the official list of mails to be dispatched on the dates undermentioned : General Post Office, Adelaide, August 23, 1858. Mails will be dispatched as under : For Great Britain, by the Utopia, to Ceylon and overland, this day, August 23, at 10; and by the contract packet, to Suez and overland, via Melbourne, on Saturday, the nth September. For New South Wales, by the Burra Burra, steamer, via Melbourne, on Thursday, August 20, at 10; by the Ad- mella, steamer, via Melbourne, on Wednesday, August 25. at 2. For Victoria, by the Burra Burra, steamer, to Melbourne, on Thursday, August 26, at 10 ; by the Admella, steamer, to Melbourne, on Wednesday, August 25, at 2. ' For Tasmania, by the Burra Burra, steamer, via Melbourne, on Thursday, August 2C, at io ; by the Admella, steamer, via Melbourne, on Wednesday, August 2.">, at 2. For New Zealand, by the Burra Burra, steamer, via Mel- bourne, on Thursday, August 26, at 2; by the Admella, steamer, via Melbourne...
WEEKLY RETURN OF BONDED GOODS. [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 23 August 1858
WEEKLY RETURN OF BONDED GOODS. Return showing the quantities of the undermentioned goods 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 said week : «S2 Ma' Home [cnsump tiou. Deliveries. Expor- tation. Spirits, gallons, viz. Brandv Rum *. Gin and Geneva Whisky Of Wine .. .. Cordials Perfumed Unenumerated Wine, gallons Beer, porter, ale, and cider, gallons.. Tobacco, lbs. Manufactured Unmanufactured .. Cigars. Snuff. Tea, lbs. Coffee, cwt. .. . Sugar, cwts Refined Muscovado .. 1,717 1,156 4,667 478 424 631 8,253 4,137 430 150 GEO. PAQUALIN, Warehousekeeper
CATTLE YARDS. August 21, 1858. [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 23 August 1858
CATTLE YARDS. August 21, 1858. Mr. Charles Jenkins reports the market brisker this last three weeks. Heavy bullocks, if not too old, in demand for wool carting. Horses and cows rule about the same figure. The market consisted of 35 homed cattle, 10 calves, 500 sheep, l8 horses, 5 vehicles. Previous market -te horned cattle, 6 calves, IO vehicles, 21 horses.
NUTRITIOUSNESS OF HORSEFLESH. [From Blackwood's Magazine, for May.] [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 23 August 1858
NTJTKITIOTJSNESS OF HOHSEFLESH. [From Blackwood's Magazine, for May.] A Frenchman was one day blandly remonstrating against the supercilious scorn expressed by English- men for the beef of France, which he, for his part, did not find so inferior to tliat of England. " I have been two times in England," he remarked, but I neverefind tile bif so supérieur to ours. I lind it vary conveenieut that they bring it yon on leetle pieces of stick, for one penny, but I do not find the bif supérieur." On hearing this, the Englishman, red with astonishment, exclaimed, " Good God, Sir, you have been eating cat's meat." It is very true, he had been eating cat's meat : but had he not at the same time been eating meat as succulent, savoury, and wholesome as the marbled beef of which the Briton is so proud ? Let the reso- nant shouts of laughter subside a little, and while you are wiping the tears from your eyes, listen to the very serious exposition we shall make of the agreeable and nutritive quali...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 23 August 1858
PUBLIC NOTICES. Snips' PAPERS.-Commanders of vessels are informed that | a copy of the Advertiser is forwarded through the Post-Office to all vessels in harbour; and are solicited to furnish our j 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 Council Meetings, and notes of local transactions are respectfully invited by the Editor, who takes | this oppertunity 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...