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SHARE LIST. King William-streat, December 24, 1852. [Newspaper Article] — Adelaide Morning Chronicle — 27 December 1852
SHARE LIST. Sing William-streat, December 24, 1852. Barras-£15«. Money un Freehold, 10 to 124 per cant. Ditto on Burra scrip, and sma'l Ioaas, 15 per oent. Ditto on discounts, leasehold, and other security 16 to. 20 per cent. Geld, £3 11s 9d, cash, buvere. «INO. RICHARDSON f nrnvm D. MELVILLtó f Brokers.
THE GREAT AMERICAN ALOE. [Newspaper Article] — Adelaide Morning Chronicle — 27 December 1852
THE GREAT AMERICAN ALOE. For che first lime since the foundation of this colony, the American Aloe is flowering here. Thc great size, striking appearance, and rarity of blossoming of this " patriarch of the flowers" make it an object of peculiar interest to students of Nature, and will render the following particulars respecting it generally acceptable. The account is translated from a work entitled " Essai politique sur la Royaume de Î» Nouvelle Espagne," written by M. Humboldt : " Scarcely," says that distinguished Philosopher, " does there exist a tribe of savages in the world, who are not acquainted with the art of preparing soire kind ol vegetable drink. The wretched hordes which wander in the forests of Guiana, extract from the fruit of different palms, a beverage, which is as palatable as Europeau orgeat. The inhabitants of Easter Island, confined to a mass of barren springless rocks, mingle the expressed juice of the sugar cane with the briny water of the sea. Most civilized...
SYDNEY MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — Adelaide Morning Chronicle — 27 December 1852
SYDNEY MARKETS. ¡ Wheat and Flour.-T. Barker and Go.'s Milla, Decembers. In consequence of the advices from I Melbourne, a further decline of £5 per ton in the ; price of flour has been made. Fine flour is now ' quoted at £30 and seconds at £25 per ton; bran, ls 6d to ls 8d per bushel Sydney Flour Mills, December 3_- There has been a limited supply of wheat offered this week, being the remnants of the season, for which prices have ranged from 6s to 9s per bushel, according to quality and condi- tion. A further reduction hats beep made in flour* The mills quoted to-day £30 per ton fine, and ¿25 seconds. Bran is scarce, and commands 2s per bushel. Victoria Flour Mills, December 3 : There has been no wheat in the market daring the week, and prices are only nominal. A further -redaction . has taken pla te in flour. Fine is now £30, seconds, ! £25 per 2.000 lbs. Messrs. Furlong and Kennedy. Dic.son-street Mills. December 3: Ouly a limited supply of wheat has been received this week ; the...
VICTORIA. [Newspaper Article] — Adelaide Morning Chronicle — 27 December 1852
VICTORIA. We have papers from Melbourne to the 15th ' instant. The Criminal -Sessions commenced on the 15th. There were 49 prisoners for trial, a number which may now be regarded as about the monthly average of parties against whom bills are found for violations of the law. In ttie present instance six of the prisoners are on bail ; the remaining 43 may be thus classed Free, never convicted, 10 ; Free by servitude, 32; Exile, 1. The Castlemaine Circuit Court was held on the 9th and following days, before Mr Justice Barry. The Court was hsld at the Castle- maine Police Office, a building which although somewhat small was well adapted to the pur- pose : indeed the arrangements for the accom- modation, both of the bar, the jurors, and the press, were most complete. Several clergy- men, commissioners, and other gentlemen connected with the camp were present in Court, while the bar was represented by Messrs P. Thompson and Milner Stephen. Forty prisoners were for trial, of whom 15 were c...
ADELAIDE MARKETS. GRAIN AND FLOUR MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Adelaide Morning Chronicle — 27 December 1852
ADELAIDE MARKETS. OKAIX AS» FLOUR ItARlKS. Wheat, 6s 6d Floor, £19 Ditto, seconds, £1« 10s. Barley, English, 5s 3d te 5s 6&lt;] per bush«l ] " Cape, 4s to 4s 6d per bushel Oats, 12s per bushel. Bran, ls 4d Pollard, ts 4d CHAS. J. BABBT. Currie street, next to G. H. Fox and Go.
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — Adelaide Morning Chronicle — 27 December 1852
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. AKEIVIÖ. December 23-The briff Amia Dixon, 250 tons. Dawson, from Mel boar ne, December 16th, with 115 passengers. ^ Same day-The brig Circassian, 318 tons, Sid- ney, from Port Lincoln. Passengers -Mrs Hall, Messrs Anderson, Borthwick, Telford, Brown, in the cabin, and three in the steerage. Dec. 24-The Bhip Queen of Sheba, 356 tons, J Hingston, master, from Melbourne, loth December, with 140 passengers. Same day-The schooner Laurel, 89 tons, J. Gutheridge, master, from Sourabaya, Nov. 4th, and Ban ga Kangy, November loth, with % passengers. Cargo per Anna Dixon-13 hhds brandy, part of original cargo from Adelaide, Tapley. Cargo per Circassian-441 bales wool, IC bags Cargo per Laurel,~8 tons sugar, 15 tons coffee, 5 tons rise, W. Younghusband and Co. CIEAEBD OUT. None. ESI PORTS.
IMPOUNDINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Adelaide Morning Chronicle — 27 December 1852
1MPOUNDINGS. Impounded at the public pound. Section 281, Merdea, near Payneham-One red and white cow, white bellt, like ^ off rump; one JW bay filly, long tail, blacK points, small star in forehead, no visible brand. If not claimed, to be sold January 17. GEOUGE BOWKER, Poundkeeper. Impounded at the public pound, Section 7557, Gawler River, Munuo Para-One big red bullock, white on brisket, cock horns, 92 near ribs, like TiV blotched near rump ; one red and white cow, short, like B48 oif ribs, MT off neck, red heifer calf by her side ; one red bullock, smoky face, REID near ribs, like 204 GR off rump ; one red bull, white back and belly, speckled dunks, indescribable brand near rump and ribs ; one black bullock, bald face, near horn down, like gL off ribs ; one red and white spotted cow, like I off ribs, like AC off \V* rump, like S JU and illegible brand near rump, IO near ribs, a red and white heiler calf by her side ; one yellow bullock, stag horns, white on back, belly, flanks, a...
MORPHETT VALE LOCAL COURT. Wednesday, 22nd December. [Newspaper Article] — Adelaide Morning Chronicle — 27 December 1852
MORPHETT VALE LOCAL COURT. Wednesday, 22nd December. Before George Worthington, Esq., Special Magis- trate, and W. H.. Trimmer, and Alfred Hallett, Esquires, J. P. civil. SIDE. BRADLEY v. BFOWN-Unsatisfied judgment, re- fendant sot appearing was ordered to be committed for 14 days. LLOYD T. MACKABIFF-£S for rent of Section for three months. Defendaut pleaded a sot-off for 18s and over- charge. Verdict for plaintiff £2 2s and costs. CRIMINAL SIDE. Jacob Johnston, appeared to answer the oom plaint of SA ah Taylor, acting as agent for Thomas I Taylor, for leaving his service before the term of his ! eon tract. Mrs Taylor having failed to prove any contraot for any term, the cnse was dismissed. --*
POLICE COURT. Thursday, December 23rd. [Newspaper Article] — Adelaide Morning Chronicle — 27 December 1852
POLICE COURT. Thursday, December 2'¿rd. James Henry was charged with being drank and | assaulting Police Jonssable Pimblett.in the exe- j cution of his duty. Fined 5s for being drunk, and j £ I for the assault oo the Constable. Susan Dowscn «ras ehar^ed with ste ding from | the person of Joseph Leaury five £5 cotes and some silver. Mr Parker defended the prisoner. His Worship decided that although there was no doubt the prosecutor had lost his money in the prisoner's house, there was no evidence by whom. He should discharge the prisoner. Friday, December 24. Thomas Davies appeared on remand, charged with the manslaughter of the Rev. Mr Hiern, Dennis Hiern, and Henry Holloway, passengers per steam- ship Cleopatra. Mr Parker, who defended the prisoner, putin the Register of the Joseph Hoddy, late the Spec, of the burthen of 74 tons. William James, Barrister, prored the handwriting | of the Collector of Customs t. the register. Captain Thomas Matson, laie master of the Mar- garet, stat...
NEW YORK FLOUR MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Adelaide Morning Chronicle — 27 December 1852
NEW YORK FLOOR MARKET. Southern floor is hardly aa firm, w th sales of 1,100 barrels at 4 dollars 37 i cents, to 4 dellars 43$ «eats. Canadian flour is unchanged, with sales of 1,200 barrels, mostly at 3 dollars 87 J cents, in bond de- livered alongside. Rye flour remains quiet at 3 dollars 31 i cents te 3 dollars 37$ cents. Wheat is still drooping, and the market is in favour of the buyer ; prime parcels are. however, in demand at the reduced prices : the sales include 3,000 handsome mixed Ohio at 93 cents, 4,000 Ca- nadian, at 93 cents to 95 cents, the latter for 1,500 bushels very handsome white ; a cargo of very hand some white Ohio at about 96 cents ; and some other parcels most of which were ascertained damaged, and the sales cancelled.-New York Journal of] Commerce, August!. The supplies, although not excessive, are more than sufficient to supply the daily wants of the trade. We quote common brands of Western and State at 3 dollars 87¿ cents to 3 dollars 93$ cents ; mixed to ...
VICTORIA MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — Adelaide Morning Chronicle — 27 December 1852
VICTORIA. MARKETS. GOLD.-Buyers were giving yesterday £8 9s I rd per oz , being 2d less than previously reported tor several days past. J. A. Hay, sold by publio auotieo at bis rooms, T onsdale-street yesterday, tartaric acid, Q¿ -Sd per lb ; arrowroot, 6$d per lb; calico tents, 80s to 46s each ; pistols, 20s ta 50s per pair ; ladies' shoes (common), 3s 6d per pair; lace coots, 15s per pair ; blucher do, ISs per pair; tarpaulins, 9 Os E. Gilbert St Co sold ye terday, bacon 14d per lb? rice, £l4 per tou; common tumblers, 2s 9d per dos; slops, 35s per cent on invoice ; hardware assorted, IO per cent. Little & Co., sold yesterday at their produce Sale Rooms; Magarey 8 Adelaide flour, £25 per toa ; Wilkie's Sydney biscuits, 30s per lOOlbs. ; inferior ditto. 15s. ; bacon, ls. ld. per lb. ; sugar, t«a, coffee, small lota, at prices regardless of current rates to close consignments.-Herald Dec. 13. Wool.-The house of Rutledge 8c Co. alone will this year export from Belfast about 3,...
LETTERS FROM MELBOURNE. LETTER VIII. Melbourne, Dec. 15. [Newspaper Article] — Adelaide Morning Chronicle — 27 December 1852
LETTERS FROM MELBOURNE. LETTES VIH. Melbourne, Dee. 15. Every thing here has been BO unsettled, and such rapid changes are taking place, that I have found a difficulty in coming to \ any distinct conclusion as to the state and rt»f prospects of the colony, so as to give use- ful information to your readers. I can now, however, state with, some confidence, that the condition of the colony is improving, that its prospeete are decidedly good, and that you must not fcay.too much, attention to the Ubaatùrea^rdpheoiesofthe Sydney Press, or the CToakings of disap- pointed diggers. It is true that the old diggings no longer yield such immense amounts of gold us they did some months ago, and that no new diggings of equal productiveness have yet been discovered, but there is no doubt that the yield of gold, even compared with the numbers of diggers, is still immense, and I am inclined to think that a gradual diminution of suc- cess will be fiar more beneficial to the coun- try ultimately, tha...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Adelaide Morning Chronicle — 27 December 1852
THIS DAY. *CAKGO OF THE «? LAUREL." 2133 BAGS OF SUGAR. 123 RAGS OF CO FF EH. 264 BAGS OF RICE. SAMSON, WICKSTEED. &C0. Have been favoured by Messrs W. Young- husband and Co., with Instructions to sub- mit to public competition, on Monday. De cern ber 27, at 12 o'clock, the whole cargo of the schooner Laurel, consisting of NO. 12 . 258 BAGS -CRYSTALIZED YELLOW -SUGAR No. 13 256 Ditto ditto ditto " 14 272 Ditto ditto White ditto " 15 261 Ditto ditto ditto " 16 263 Ditto ditto ditto " 17 353 Ditto very line White Sugar " 18 468 Ditto ditto ditto 123 Ditto Superior Coffee .264 Ditto Table Rice. ALSO, "If landed in time, 200 Cases French Brandy. HART V. PEACHEY AND ANOTHER. TO BE SOLD in LOTS, pursuant to a decree of the Supreme Court of the Pro- vince of South Australia, made in the above mentioned cause, willi the approbation of Henrj Jickiiug, Esq., the Master of the said Court, at the Auction Mart, King William street, Adelaide, by Mr Frederic Wicksteed, Government Auctionee...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Adelaide Morning Chronicle — 27 December 1852
AUSTRALIAN »OYAL ¡MAIL STEAM NAVIGATION COMPANY. THE Third of thu line, the Splendid Iron Steam-Ship MELBOURNE, Al, 1860 tons, 300 horse power, James Arthur Cox, Commander, is daily expected from England. f Parties desirous of securing passages by ^ thu Teasel to London on her return from Melbourne »nd Sydney, are requested to make immediate application to the undersigned. A. L. ELDER & CO., Agents. Dec 22,1852. WOOL. SHIP FOR LONDON". /L rp HE fine Al ship " ¿%>k^ X EPA MINONDA S, ff^lCS^ 1,171 tons per register, H. ^tJ^jgp^ Kerr, Commander, has been laid on the berth for London, and havifte'the greater part of her sarga en- gaged, will meet with qmick despatch. For terms of freight, apply to A. L. ELDER & CO. October 16,18fi2. _ FOR LONDON. Te Sail tn the beginning of February. THE splendid teak-built ship GEELONG, Al for 13 years, 397 tona per register, W. Howlett, comman- der, being a chartered ship ie ander engagement to sail in February, and having superior ...
EDITORIAL OPINIONS. TRANSPORTATION TO TASMANIA [Newspaper Article] — Adelaide Morning Chronicle — 27 December 1852
EDITORIAL OPINIONS. TRANSPORTATION TO TASMANIA It is the nature of all measures unjust and impolitic in themselves to bring forth results infinitely various according to the diversity of circumstances, but all par- ticipating in the taint of their evil original. It. is impossible to predict accurately the result of a crime ; it may bring condign punishment upon its author ; it may merely subject bim to the reproaches of his own conscience, ot it may recoil upon persons the last whom the criminal would like to injure. The result may he infinitely varions, but in every case it is saxe to be evil. We have from time to time called attention to the enormous wrongs inflicted upon Van Diemen's Land by the cruel and heartless system of transportation persevered in by Lord Grey in defiance of bl*, own pro- mises, und in contempt of the earnest and repeated remonstrances of the colonists. Since we last adverted to this subject the whole face of affairs has entirely changed. New relations have...
MUNICIPAL COUNCIL. Thursday, December 23rd. [Newspaper Article] — Adelaide Morning Chronicle — 27 December 1852
MUNICIPAL COUNCIL. Thursday, December 23rd. Present-All the Members except Mr Law- son and Capt. Beevor. Tne minutes of last meeting were read and eon firmed. Salaries of Officers.-Mr Sherwin proposed and Mr Haire seconded, that the salary of the Town Clerk should be £300 per year from the l,t of December 1852. Mr Glandfield asked if they proposed to have a clerk to the Town Clerk. MrD- Fisher moved as an amendment, that they should first consider whether any clerk was about to be appointed to assist the Town Clerk and City Surveyor.as were there one appointed it would lighten the duties of the Town Clerk. Mr Glandfield seconded. Mr Sherwin considered Mr Fisher was pre- mature as they did not know whether he in- tended to move that such persons should be appointed. Mr Glandfield thought the amendment was brought forward to show the position of the motion as if they appointed a clerk it would lessen considerably the Town Clerk's duties. The Mayor suggestsd an alteration in the amendm...
GOVERNMENT GAZETTE. Thursday, December 23. [Newspaper Article] — Adelaide Morning Chronicle — 27 December 1852
GOVERNMENT GAZETTE. Thursday, December 23. LAKD SALE.- The fallowing portions of Crown lands will be offered for sale by public auction, at the Local Court House, Adelaide, on Thursday, the 27th of January, 1853, at ll o'clock. Deposit 10 per cent. : - TOWN SECTIONS. County Hindmarsh, Township of Port Elliot Lot. Sec. Roods. Price. £ a. 3? 37 1 20 w 38 . SS 1 20 0 39 39 1 20 O 40 40 1 20 0 41 41 1 20 0 42 42 1 20 O 43 43 1 20 0 80BURBAN SECTIONS. County Adelaide, on North Para River, south- east of and suburban to Gawler Town, Hundred cf Munno Para. Lot. Sea- Acres. Price. 7530 3346 69 69 75SI 3347 78 78 County Adelaide, on North Para River, north-east of and suburban to Gawler Town, Hundred of Barossa. 753? 1709 37 37 County Adelaide, ou North Para River, north-east of and suburban to Gawler Town, Hundred of Nuriootpa. 7633 571 58 58 C3CKTBT 8ECTI0SS. County Adelaide, north-east of Gawler Town, and east of " Shea Oak Log." Hundred of Nuriootpa.. 7534 569 Î9 79 7535 707 80 80 7536 6...
LOCAL AFFAIRS. [Newspaper Article] — Adelaide Morning Chronicle — 27 December 1852
LOCAL AFFAIRS. GOVERNMENT LAND SALE.-The following are the particulars of the sale on Thursday last, whicn was rather a spirited affair : soarraBur SEOVIONS. County of Hindmarsh-Near Hindmarsh Rirer, Hundred of Goolwa. Plan 75. Sect. Acres. Purchasers. Amounts. £ s. 41 74 Watts Newland. 74 5 COUNTBT BBCTIONS. County of Adelaide-Near the Peachy Belt, Hundred of Munno Para. 6357 63 Peter M'Mahon ... - 85 5 3003 81 William Jones -.. 126 0 3009 81 William Jellett. 123 0 3015 80 Ber. J. Newland .... 120 0 3016 80 F. Duval. 115 0 3018 327 James Smith. 512 0 3028 80 Henry Wasley . 131 15 3029 80 Ditto. 160 15 3030 80 John Saint. 130 0 3032 77 Wm. John Baker_ 151 0 3034 31 Alfred Watte.. 50 O 3035 319 E. A. Wright. 490 0 3036 324 Daniel Brady. 551 0 3049 105 John Saint. 178 5 i 3050 80 Michael Hewitt. 12S 0 3051 80 Ditto . .. .. 121 5 County of Hindmarsh-North of the Goolwa, Currency Creek Surrev, Hun- dred of Nkangkita. Plan 76. 2009 80 James Fidock. 80 5 Acres 2122 Amount.£3324 15 THE POL...
The Morning Chrunicle. "This is true liberty, when free-born men. Having to advise the public, may speak free." —Euripides. Adelaida; Monday, December 27, 1852. PUBLIC BATHS. [Newspaper Article] — Adelaide Morning Chronicle — 27 December 1852
" This is true liberty, when free-born men. Having to advise the public, may speak free." &nbsp; - Euripide. Adelaide; Monday, December 27, 1852. PUBLIC BATHS. THE advance of Summer "brings f orcibly to the minds of all the consideration of a subject which the few wiser mortals never forget. Complete personal ablutions can no where be omitted with impunity for any length of time ; but here frequent bathing becomes an absolute essential to the healthy, and a positive luxury even to the most delicate. And yet, strange to say, there is not in Adelaide any establishment on an efficient scale for supplying the universal want. It is not so much public baths, strictly speaking, that are required, as facilities for bathing offered to the public by private en- terprise. The scarcity of water during our hot season renders it comparatively dif- ficult for every mau to supply a bath in his own house. But there are few who would not willingly pay liberally for the accom- &nbsp; m...