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Shipping Intelligence. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 11 April 1845
Shipping Intelligence. ARRIVED. APRIL 7. - Cutter Jane Flaxman, 11 tons, Chandler, from Rapid Bay. Cargo - Copper and lead ore for H. W. Phillips. April 10. - Cutter Resource, 13 tons, Thompson, from the Cape Jervis Fishery. Cargo - 20 tons of casks and 1 coil whale line. April 10. - Schooner Teazer, from Melbourne, with 21 passengers. SAILED. April 8. - Cutter Albatross, 14 tons, Tapley, for Port Lincoln. Passengers - Messrs Bunce, Bishop, Fink, Short, and Lock. Cargo - A few bags of potatoes and sundry other small articles. April 9. - Cutter Midge, 10 tons, Fowler, for Melbourne, in ballast. The Teazer has been engaged to carry on to Port Phil lip the cargo on board the Isabella Watson, destined for that port.
IMFORTS. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 11 April 1845
IMPORTS. &nbsp; Cargo of the Teazer. - 9 mats sugar, 1 bag coffee, 4¼ chests tea, 6 bandles hoop iron, Dawson ; 1 hhd. sugar, 2 casks salt, 1 case wine, 4 hhds. porter, 1 cask glass ware, 1 case tartc. acid, 1 case carb. soda, Lyons; 2 casks brandy, 14 casks tar, 5 kegs tobacco, 1 package apparel, 2 cases drugs, Order.
The South Australian. ADELAIDE: FAITARY, APRIL 11, 1845. THE "TEAZER." [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 11 April 1845
TheSouth Australian &nbsp; ADELAIDE: FRIDAY, APRIL 11, 1845. THE " TEAZER." &nbsp; &nbsp; THIS fine new Melbourne-built schooner brings files of papers from Portland Bay to 5th April, and from Port Phillip to 14th March. There is no later English intelligence, and very little of im portance from the other colonies. We subjoin a few extracts : SYDNEY. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; THE following is from the Sydney Herald : The amouut of business transacted during the week has been in excess of the previous one, but no sale effected calls for any comment, there being neither decline nor ad vance in any article. JOHN JOHNSON, Broker. Albion House, Miller's Point, March 15. THE WOOL MARKET. The height of the season being over, the arrivals of wool have only been about one-half to one-third of what they were a month since; and not mure than 1000 bales can be cal culated as having reached here within the last week - not m...
VAN DIEMEN'S LAND. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 11 April 1845
VAN DIEMEN'S LAND. &nbsp; WE have received Hobart Town news via Melbourne to the 18th ult., from which we learn that E. Macdowell, Esq., who filled successively the office of Solicitor and Attorney General, has once more received a Government appointment, being made Commissioner of the Insolvent Court. Fielding Brown, Esq., Barrister-at-Law, has been ap pointed as Judge to Norfolk Island. Wheat is 3s 4d per bushel.
MELBOURNE. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 11 April 1845
MELBOURNE. &nbsp; The cattle market has been badly supplied for some time ; fat bullocks were from 7s to 8s per 100lbs. A mixed lot realised the following prices : - Cows with calves, 50s to 70s ; springers 40s each ; weaners 15s each ; 808 head of cattle with station given in, lately belonging to Mr Waite, realised 16s per head. Working bullocks are fetching from &nbsp; 7 to 8 guineas per pair in some instances, with chains, bows, and yokes given in ; hack horses were sold at from 14 to 18 guineas : the Herald of the 20th reports the sheep advertised for sale by Messrs Brodie & Cruikshank on the previous Monday did not take place, the same having been sold by the proprietor, some days previous, by private con tract. One lot, consisting of 826 ewes, 2 years and 4 months old, 430 lambs, 5 months old, 506 maiden ewes, 15 to 18 months old, total 1762 head, at 6s 6d each ; 1049 ewes in lamb, 4 to 6½ years old, 951 evges in lamb, 250 of which are of the same ages ...
Local News [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 11 April 1845
THE " GAZETTE EXTRAORDINARY." - THE " REGISTER." - RUMOURS. - We have hitherto inadvertently omitted to mention the extraordinary production first above men tioned, it was published on the 1st of April, as an epitome of all the foolery of the by-gone year, and very full of folly it was accordingly. Many things it has foolishly published, and many things it has foolishly omitted ; but of all the follies we cannot conceive any thing grosser than the omission of comment on the way in which parties, full, doubtless, of wicked willany, have &nbsp; systematically and perseveringly hoaxed our most un &nbsp; happy contemporary the Register. It required some little cleverness to hoax a brother of the quill the other day, at Port Phillip, about the arrival of the Wallace, with emigrants, the death of Louis Philippe, and other great events ; but with our long-eared Register there is no difficulty whatsoever. From the appointment of a new Governor, or 20 burials a week in the ce...
THE LATE BANK ROBBERY BY BURGESS AND ELDER. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 11 April 1845
THE LATE BANK ROBBERY BY BURGESS AND &nbsp; &nbsp; ELDER. The bank robbery noticed below was effected by a fraudulent transfer of stock, in the name of &nbsp; a Mr Oxenford. Burgess was a clerk in the Bank of England, and Elder personated Mr Oxenford. The latter destroyed himself. Daniel Forrester recovered £7500 out of the &nbsp; £8000 :- As this is probably the largest instance on record of the successful tracing and bringing to justice of any party charged with crime, it may be considered interesting to give a short account of Johu Forrester's proceedings after his de- parture from England. It will be remembered that Burgess and Elder had left this country by the steamer Britannia, bound for Halifax and Boston. At the time these persons left England it was im- &nbsp; possible to say to which of these places they ; purposed to go. It was therefore determined that Forrester should set off for Halifax first, &nbsp; and endeavour to tra...
HORSE-RACING. [FROM THE TIMES, DEC. 14.] [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 15 April 1845
HORSE-RACING. [FROM THE TIMES, DEC. 14.] THE following are extracts from the reports and minutes taken before the Select Committee of the FTotise of Lords, appointed " to inquire into the j laws respecting gaming, aud to report thereon to the House. The reports have already appeared separately, but the evidence has only just been issued. First, as regards the popularity of horse I races, the following are portions of the evidence given by Lord Strafford. It appears that his Lordship was in the command of the Manchester district in the year 1820, and that at that time the population of the district had been very much I excited. His Lordship had a large military force there to support the civil power ; and his evidence as regards the conduct of the people at the races was to this effect : ! After the riots at Manchester, a considerable I number of persons wore white hats with black ! crape on them, as a commemoration of those who had been killed and wounded the year previously, j The ...
THE CONDITION OF THE LABOURERS QUESTION. [TIMES, DECEMBER 8.] [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 15 April 1845
THE CONDITION OF THE LABOURERS QÜES riON. [TIMES, DECEMBER 8.] THIS is now the question-the grand question - the vexata questio, pressiog and pushing itself, by the force of circumstances that can neither be checked, nor controlled, nor evaded, upon the notice of the public. In some of the agricul tural districts the labouring population are ia a state of semi-starvation. Ata meeting at Goat acre, in the parish of Hillinton, in Wiltshire, a few days ago, the wife of a labouring man gaye the following account of the sufferings and pri vations of herself and family:-** She stood up," says the Wiltshire Independent, "and, in language only such as a woman and a mother could use, addressed the meeting. She said the father did not know all the distress which was endured. When her husband WP s at work, her children were frequently crying for food. She had three children; one, thirteen years old, ought to earn 5d a day; another, ten years old,ought to earn 4d a day ; aud the third, eight ye...
THE CHURCH—PROCEEDINGS AT OXFORD. [DUBLIN EVENING MAIL, DEC. 18.] [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 15 April 1845
THE CHURCH-PROCEEDINGS AT OXFORD. [OUBLIS ETENtKG HAIL, DEC. 18.] THE following notice has been issued by the vice-Chancellor in reference to the case of Mr Ward: - Wheieas it is notoriously reputed aud believed ; throughout the University, that a book entitled '* The Ideal of a Christian Church considered," ' has recently been published in Oxford by the Rev. Wm George Ward, M.A., in which book are contained the following passages, viz. : - I'. 45 (Note.) ** I know no single movement in the church, except Arianism in the fourth century, which seems to ma so wholly destitute of all clai'.Ms on our sympathy aud regard as the English Reformation.'* P. 473. " For my own part I think it would not be rigiit to conceal, indeed I am anxious openly to express, my own most firm and un doubting conviction-that were we as a church to pursue such a line of conduct as has been here sketched, ia proportion as we did so, we should he taught from above to discern and appreciate the ph:ii mai ks of D...
LAUNCESTON MARKETS.—MARCH 19. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 15 April 1845
LAUNCESTON MARKETS.-MARCH 19. CATARACT AND SUPPLY MILLS.-Fuie flour, £10, seconds, £9 10s , twelve per cent. £8 per lón ; bran lOd., pollard is., per bushel ; oafs,: ls. 6d. to 2s per ditto ; wheat, 2s 6d to 3s per ditto. j UNION STEAM MILLS.-Fine flour £10,; seconds £9 10s., thirds, £8, sharps, £5, per ! 2000 lbs. ; bran 9J., pollard 10d., pt r 20 lbs. ; | wheat, 2s. 6d. to 3s. per ditto. :
THE PROPOSITION OF SMELTING COPPER ORE IN AMERICA. [JOURNAL OF COMMERCE NOV. 30.] [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 15 April 1845
THE PROPOSITION OF SMELTING COPPER ORS IN AMERICA. ! fjOUEKAIj OF COMMERCE NOV. 30.] A letter hus been recently published fr ci MV. George Ditson, the Vice-Consul o!" the United States at Nt umitas, ia Cuba, to Freeman fl tint. Ksq., suggesting ibo coïame.cial advantage &lt;*« establishing iii the United Stales works for smelting copper ore, %he produce of th* C'J=-a. üiims. This Setter has appeared in the bivansta Journal of Nov. 13. Thc wiiis! of Hie letter seems to have founded assumption of the advantag« to acer»« to the United Stutts from beeomisia smeheis «»f this foreign mineral, chiefly on Ute view of a saving ia freight, tu consideration of the shorter voyage* fro tn the place of shipment to au Ameri can pori than toa port in G .-eat Bitain. Thc Ameiieans are a sîirewd people in peerin/ out a p:&lt;}iif ; and when wo can only gel an inkling of what they ure plying afte--, it is generally wosth '»Hr ' v H i i c to watch their whereabout. A .saving of Height o...
CAPE OF GOOD HOPE.—DEC. 13. PRICES CURRENT. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 15 April 1845
I CAPE OF GOOD HOPE.-DEC. 13. I PRICES CURRENT. i Biscuits Cabin . 24s. per 100 lbs. Seconds .. ... 2 ls. ditto Ship ... ... Io's. ditto Bricks, 55s. to 70s. per 1000. Cheese- I English . 1 ld. to 14d. per lb. ¡ American .. ... Is. ditto. Flour - Fine ... 20s. 6d. to 21s. per 100lbs Seconds ... 15s. to 16s. ditto Pollard ... 9s. to 12s. ditto Wheat 7s. per bushel. Barley ... 8s.6d. to 9s. per muid.
COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE. CORN AVERAGES OF ENGLAND AND WALES, Saturday, December 14. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 15 April 1845
COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE. COEN AVERAGES OF ENGLAND AND WALES, Saturday, December 14. Averages of the last six weeks, per Imperial Quarter. Imperial aggregate average of the six weeks. Wheat.... 45s. lOd. MANCHESTER CORN MÍESE!-. DEC. M. The improved feeling apparent io the flour trade last week, j has continued throughout the present,and, with aa animated j demand for the article, which has considerably reduced the previous accumulation of stock in factor's hands, rather higher prices have, in some instances, (for approved marks), : been realized. There has likewise been a good inquiry for both eats and oatmeal, the continued scarcity of which has enabled holders to obtain somewhat enhanced rates. At our market this morning rather more disposition was manifested to purchase wheat, and we raise our quotation ld lo 2d per I 70lbs. Flour met a tolerably free sale, and the dealers and bakers were compelled to pay a slight advance oa the rates j which would hare been previously accepted.<...
LIVERPOOL MARKET, DEC. 16. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 15 April 1845
[ LIVERPOOL MAÍ EtnS, DEC. 16. Bark, daty 5s per lon. £ s.d. Queicitron, per too £7 to. 8 O O &lt;íak,Dutch,diittf,£5 lOsio.- 6 10 O Geroiaa, ditto, £4 io ..... 5 0 O Galls, per cwt., duty 1*. Turkey blue, 56s to. O 57 w Dhïo mixed, 45s to. « 43 * Ditto wh te, 44s lo. 0 45 O Fast India. 53s to. « 54 « Gum, per cwt., in bon-!, duty li. Arabic, &c. N«n&lt;\. East In.iia. £2 16* ta. 5 0 0 Barbary, dy. p.l. None. iieregal. JCone. Gedila. Noury Guano, per ton. duly ls. Pfrovian, £!&lt;> to. M n O African «. 5 10 0 Hid «, Ox and Cow, per lb., duty, for dry 6il, . »et 34 per cwt. Duty OD B.. P. dry "2d, wé't ld-per cwt. Buenos Ayres and Monte ViJ.co, dry. Inferior and roidbng. 5£1 io... 0 0 Cf Goud and prim-, ßld to. 0 0?£ Dnlo sahel. 4d to.;. 0 0-4$ North America sabed, 3¿ l to. 0 0 3$ Brazil, dry, &hl to. 0 0 6 Dry sailed, 4¿d to. 0 0 4f Rio, dry, 5jd to. 0 0 6$ Valparaíso, dry, 5dio....O 0 Ci O lessa. Sec., dry, Sri to. 0 0 6 West Iodis, dry. S...
PRICES OF COLONIAL PRODUCE IN ADELAIDE. April 14, 1845. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 15 April 1845
PRICES OF COLONIAL PRODUCE IN ADKl.AID! April 14, 1845. Wheal (clean) . 2- 8 ! lu S - 6>i Uiehei grin.hog samples ........ Oi io '2- 3.1 «îitu» inferior (smutty ). I« !&lt;(.: lu ísúii1» Flour, fine. £7 1' s'n.£8 '.(h^i's^a Eecoadd. ¿6 lo £7 pm &lt;liUj Pollnr.l. ls per iOlii* Bran. !!d ¿vt bu-liel »ar ey, Knglkh. 2s 9.1 t« Ss 6.1 ditto t'ape. Is til u> ls Dd di;t« Slin'ess. 2s 9&lt;J Jiuo Bread. 4.1 to 5=1 p r 4-lh I5i«C'UH ............ lOd to 15« per cwt Oais. 2s 6 t 4fJ bushel Maize. 2s Ii i di io Peas,, white - .. 8;i per !b blu«. 4d dint» Hay..... £1 ösuiJC! îfî«per!&lt;-j» Oaten tiiito. i.1 I Ca ¡o £2 «lia« BOTCH tK's M KAT. Beef. 3Jd to 4J |er lb .Mutton. 2¿&lt;1 to 3d «iitto Veal . 4.1 to fi.l dii'o Lamb ... 2¿d to 3J ditto POULTRY. Fowls. 2s io 2« 6d prr pair Ducks....... ................ Ss to 4« per pair Geese ........................ 4* &lt;o 6*each Turkeys.... «>. to I üs &lt;r«&lt; fa Piveoiii ls ...
Correspondence. SAVINGS BANKS AND MINING. TO THe EDITOR OF THE SOUTH AUSTRALIAN. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 15 April 1845
SAVINGS BANKS AND MINING. TO TH« EDITOR OF THE SOUTH AUSTRALIAN. THE return of the Savings Bank is generally considered to be one of the bright spots in the prospects of this province. There are people who are usually disposed to take a gloomy view of the commercial wealth of the place-who are pleased to hear of the increased de posits in the Savings Bank. They conceive they take a moral view of the matter, and rejoice that the poorer classes are more thrifty. I have no wish to spoil anybody's consolations ; but it is worth while considering what a large amount of deposits in the Savings Bank means. It is a phenomonon which is far from a sign of unmixed prosperity-the more people who invest their money at this miserably low rate of interest, the greater proof exists of a want of better investments. The supera bundance of money that enables the banks to cut down the interest to 40s. for every £100 per annum, shows that the depositors are unable to make better use of their mcney. Such...
SYDNEY MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 15 April 1845
! SYDNEY MARKETS. I THE following is from the Sydney Herald : The amount of business trausacted during the week has been in excess oí the previous one, but no sale effected calls for any comment, there being neither decline nor ad- j rance in any article. JOHN JOHNSON, Broker. Albion House, Miller's Point, March Id. THE WOOL MARKET. The height of the season being over, the arrivals of wool have only been about one half to one-third of what they were a month since; and not more than lOOObalescan be cal culated as having reached here within the last week - not more than 500 bales being offered for sale. The prices con tinue about the same, and are nut expected to vary until the results of the sales to take place in London in January are known here. The exchanges still remain at from 6 to 5\ discount, and freights per first class vessels at l^d per lb, : other vessels will take it at rather a lower figure. Wheat-Good colonial may now be quoted at from 3s to 3s 2d. - Floiu&--At&...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 15 April 1845
" S>outô glusualíati" GEKERAX & Q M T Q fôO © !§TÄ®iLQ§yiMflg[fcflY«, ''?"'HE Proprietor of the above Establishment begs to announce that the letter-press printing business will be conducted as hitherto. The job printing has always given the greatest satisfaction, and he can point to work which has issued from this press that has not, he believes, been equalled in the eolony. SThe motto of this Office shall be Cheapness, neatness, punctuality, and dispatch." Printing Office, ) Rundle-street, Nov. ll, 1844.$ As the terms of this journal are peculiar, being -lower both to subscribers and advertisers than those of its contemporaries, we beg to direct the special attention of the public to the sub joined statement. We beg also ta notify that iio dummies, i.e., advertisements countermanded or uot duly ordered, are allowed to appear. The whole of our available space is devoted to matter of general interest and in formation : Terms of the South Australian newspaper (days of publ...
HOBARTON MARKETS.—MARCH 20. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 15 April 1845
I HOB AUTON MARKETS.-MARCH 2\ There is no change to report in our market pro- | duce, which is in general dull. Wheal remains «is per last quotation, 3s 4&lt;l fer the average., The same v. heat is worth 7s 3d i 1 the English tnaikct, more than double the p ice. Can ii o effort he made tu send laiger quantities t« England ? ¡ Fine flour at the mills, £7 10s to £9 10s.