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Adelaide Shipping Report. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Australian — 29 May 1840
&&elat8e pipping Iteport I. AftfttVAIS. j - ¡VIAV 20.-Tbe schwier Victo id. 28 tuna. Hutchinson, from Kanu uoo Island, wirti a cargo of «tone* for the new wharf. " MAT 20.-The ratter Frances, 16 ions, from Kangaroo Island , with a Cargo nf stones. MAT 25.-The cuMer Shamrock, 53 tons, from Hobart Town, with a cargo of floor, potâtoe», otc. «AILED. M*Y 20.-The schooner Minerva, 90 toos^ Reid, for Lanac-sion. MAT 24.-The ship Morley, 570 tons, Ecaos, for New Zealand and Valnaiaiko. Pa-singer. Mr. F.'«****, MAT 24.-The schooner John Pirie, 110 ton &lt;>, Ha«, for Kangaroo Islaad. MAT 2t.-^The schooner Victoria. 20 tons, Hutcbiosoo, for Kangaroo Isls.id. Toe brig Scout, loading .*! *j*oncetfnn for this port, «MS to «aiton the 12th May; «nd the brig BvTilVnrkft on the 23rd. ' - j ~f W ChmHrirg*r m*r %e dairy wpeeta4*&lt;rojtf} H&lt;HHOiJT0mnsi!ff sdi io o&lt;¿ ÍÍOHÍ^H:-: ¿ I : 1*he Thirteen and fMerfs from ¿¿«doa, and the \ Uamiaieg» «no ...
THE ILLUMINATION. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Australian — 29 May 1840
THE ILLUMINATION. SOME disappointment has we under &nbsp; &nbsp; stand, been expressed at the brevity of our notice of the illumination on Mon day last. Want of space alone preven- ted us, on that occasion, from entering upon it at greater length. The illumi- nation was general, and considering the scattered nature of the town, had &nbsp; &nbsp; a very good effect. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; It is due to Mr. Robinson to say, &nbsp; that no exertions on his part were &nbsp; spared to render the transparencies as &nbsp; &nbsp; striking and effective as possîble. In this he was assisted by Mr. Opie, who also deserves praise for his exertions. The followíng is a list of the trans- parencies executed by Messrs. Robin- &nbsp; &nbsp; son and Opie. Messrs- BENTHAM & NONMUS.-Centre, Lion protecting the arms of England, resting on a cushion ; on one side shipping denoting &...
ADELAIDE PRICES CURRENT. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Australian — 2 June 1840
ADELAIDE PRICES CURRENT. Ale, London, per bhd....¡£8 0 OtoX 9 0 0 Ashby, per bri.8 IO 0 .. 9 Ó 0 Denbar, per doz ....0 16 O.. O if 0 Colonial, per bbd....5 O O . 7 0 0 Arrowroot per lb .... ....0 3 0 .. 0 2 t Beef, fresh, per lb,.0 0 9 .. Ditto by the carcase .. sait, per tierce.7 0 0.. Brandy per gal. in bond ..O 12 O .. 0 14 0 Bran per 100 lbs..0 6 0.. 8 4 Buller, fresh, per lb.0 SO.. Ss* salt, per do ......Ö 2 0 .. 0 2 --bv the firkin..0 1 6-. Bread, per 41b loaf.0 1 6 .. 6 li Candles, wax, per lb....0 3 6.. English moulds ..0 1 2 .. O 1 ? spermaceti ......0 3 6 .. Burford's dips .0 0 8.. Cedar, per foot, in log*... .0 0 6 . . inch boards ...... O 0 6 .. Coffee, perlb.0 10.016 Cheese, English,pe lb....0 2 0 .. 0 2 6 ' Colonial, per ditto .0 1 C.. 0 2 0 Cigars, Manilla, per 1000 3 0 0 .. 6 0 O Chunsura,per do.. 1 0 0 .. 2 0 0 Currants per lb.0 1 4.. 0 1 6 Cordage per cwt.4 IO 0 .. Canvass per bolt.3 IO 0.. Deals per foot.0 1 0.. O l 2 Flour per ton.55 0 0 .. 60 0 0 seconda per do ...
SYDNEY MARKETS—Saturday, April 11. Fine. Seconds. Ration. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Australian — 2 June 1840
! SYDNEY" MAKBKTSi--Smw*ÍMé.á*rÜ ll. j Ft*«. Getaéú*. E«ti*a. Flour at che MHI« .. ....4Sa.. 40s.. 3& A deduction of ls per lOOlfcs ii mds t. all cash purchases. WriEAT-at the »fills (Colonial),I8s; at tba Corn Market, 18s 6d according to quality« Bran-ls 6d to ls 9d per bushel. MAIZE-Prices given growers, 9s to 10s per bushel, still scarce. Retail prices 10s to 10a 6d per bushel. BREAD--The loaf of 21b, 9d to lOd. BISCUIT-Fine, 55s to 60s pet cwt ; seconds, 50s do. HAY, £11 to £15 per ton. Hay plentiful. . DAIRY PRODUCE-Fresh batter 3s per lb: salt do, ls 3d to ls 8d ; irish Batter, (none in market); cheese, ls to ls 4d do ; hams ls to ls 4d do ; bacon 9d to ls do. BUTCHER'S MEAT-Beef, per lb, (joint) by carcase, 3|d to 44 ; salt per cask, 4d to4fd; veal. per lb, lCd to ls ; pork, 9d to lOd ditto. FAT CATTLE-From £9 to £8 10s per head, averaging from ôOOIbs to 6001bs. SHEEP-(Shorn) 14s to IBs each, averaging 561bs. VEGETABLES-Potatoes, ( V.D.L.) 10s to 16s ; Colonial (new p...
HOBART TOWN MARKETS—April 24. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Australian — 2 June 1840
HOBART TOWN MARKETS-April 24. There is very little alteration in the price of1 wheat since onr last ; upon the whole, however, it ts rather looking down, and may be quoted at from 13s to 15s per bushel, according to quality. Hay, pressed, 61 10s per ton.-'Colonial Times April 21. MARKETS.-The market is anything but brisk. Wheat 14s to 15s-H. T, Courier, April 23. FINE FLOUR-£38 to ¿42 per toa OATMEAL-Colonial, 6d per lb BARLE*-English, sells well and is freely purchased at from 6s 6d to 8s per bushel. Il is however scarce, and very little comes to marke t* OATS-from 5s to 6s 6d per bushel. HAT-Unpressed, £5 to £6 per ton. POTATOES-From £S to £10 per ton. BEEF-From 8d to 9d per lb.
ANNO TERTIO VICTORIA REGINE. No An Act to regulate the Licensing of Auctioneers. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Australian — 2 June 1840
ANNO TERTIO VICTORIA. REGINA. No jila Act to regulate the Licensing of Auctioneers. Whereas it is expedient to establish regulations for licensing auctiooeeera in the Province of South Australia-* Be it therefore enacted by his Excellency the Governor by and with the advice of the Legislative Connell as follows : 1'hat from and after the 1st day of Jnly 1840 no person who shall exercise the trade or business ot"an auctioneer or seller by commission at any sale of any estate goods or effects whatsoever by outcry knocking down ol h unmer by candle lot parcel or any other mode of «¡ale at auction or whereby the highest bidder is deemed to be the purchaser or who shall act in that capacity shall deal in sell or pnt op to sale anv estate goods or efiects whatsoever by public sale or by way of auctiou as aforesaid without previourly hating taken out a licence in the manner hereinafter mentioned in which licence shall he set forth the true name and real place of «bode itf tb« person or per...
The Southern Australian. Quid verum atque decens curo, et rogo, et omnts in hoc sum--- HOR. EP., lib. 1, ep. 1, v 11. ADELAIDE: TUESDAY, JUNE 2, 1840 THE REGISTER RAMPANT. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Australian — 2 June 1840
Southern Australian, j -i Quirt verum atque decent euro, et rogo, et omni* in hocMu.ni -HOR. Kp., lib. I, ep- 1, v II. ADELAIDE : TUESDAY, JUNE 2, 1840 TUE REGISTER RAMPANT. THE readers of the Southern Australian are aware of our anxiety to expedite the granting of a Municipal Corporation Bili to the city of Adelaide, as also of our wishes that this bili should be submitted to tbe consideration of the public, before it was passed into a law. The delay which has attended the pro duction of this measure bas provoked our remonstance, and we may not,, per haps, have been very guarded in the expression of our sentiments upon it. Of this the Register, as if aroused tu a state of numomanianism, has taken the utmost advantage. The position the Register has taken,-namely, that of notifying every act of the Legislative Council, since Col. Ga wier's arrival, reminds us forcibly of SAMUEL TAY LOR COLERIDGE'S advice.-4« Bark not too closely on the heels of truth, lest you get your brains kicked ...
Adelaide Shipping Report. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Australian — 2 June 1840
&tfelafte Síjtpymg deport. j ARRIVAIS- i MÄY29.-The s**-lioon*;r Challenger, 70 'on*, j Whiter hain Hob rt To*a, with a carj»o of son- j dries. j JUN F I.-The harqne Indus. 422 tons, Carxain j Cta«k, fioro Ca'cuMa 23rd Mm ch, wi»U « gérerai j ca'^o. Pa-i*en¡£e s-Captait.s Wooie and Dar-i «ell H K.I C.S., Eiftign« VV. Saiiifa dad P. Rdey 50ih Regt., and C. Hall, E«o, SAILED M*Y3I-The brig Forte, 250 t.ms Murray, for Por&lt; Lincoln
ANNO TER[?] VICTORIE REGINE. NO. A Bill to constitute a Municipal Corporation for the City of Adelaide. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Australian — 2 June 1840
AXXO r Etina VJ ero ni M REGIX.E. No - A Bill to constitute a .If.iniripal Corporation /&lt;?r the City of A Jet aide. WHEREAS by the Third A-»n»al Report of the Colonizion Commtssi&lt;"iei s or South Austf*! .á to \í r M *i-sty's Principal Secretary 0¡ Stile for the Colonies tiie 23rd da> di' April «nd ordered by the House of Commons to be p inted the !3th day . f M-iv 1839 t!»e ex ped ency of eivin-j to tb« s»ve&lt;al to*&lt; e«*tt!&lt;shed an í about o he e^trfbhsdi el n "be saíí -,ir «i'inei« as they 'e-5;»fC;i»-t i y .'.'.u ;ire a popii'átiou of 2000 ¡nhaÍM-sfl's Eler-*i»fc Mani c pt' idSlt'jti. ns ott tilt-p iil'Mjites :her m tle'ai*. H is r comítseiidcd lo ti¡e fav«i (..; - &lt;t .;:ur>rï &lt;.>:' i,:ird-hi|>. And whe-ests Her Maj *t ?. «¡ ' jin princ pal Secre arv of Sule by a dis »airh ¡\ ,:ed the i9tï» day of Au;-.i«t ¡S39 addressed to iï s rÎKcdJencv thc Governor r comm tided that i*ira»urei» should »13 t...
BUTCHER'S MEAT. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Australian — 2 June 1840
BUTCHES'* HEAT. J Veal Beef, joint .carcase 8 j Pork Lamb, 4s 6d per quarter. d. 8 1 Mutton, joint 7 j ....carcase rf. 6 WHEAT MAMET.-NO more business is doîog in tbe market than parties «re compelled to do. -CormDall Chronicle, Aplt 95. Entire hones of the cart breed in demand-we are informed a first-ráte stallion realized £300. TEA-During the «eek declined to £7 *ô* P** chest, but aa tba stock is small, and ne immediate arrivals from China anticipated, it bas agaiû ral lied, and may now be quoted at jÖJ SUGAR-Maoriti«» fr&n £3* u>£35 per toa. TOBACCO-Maj be quoted et at la 6d to 2a far fair and superior samples* SOAP-From £54 to £68 per ton. Ta« spirit market looks firm
GIRLS OF THE INDEPENDENT PRESS [Newspaper Article] — Southern Australian — 2 June 1840
I GIRLS OF THE INDEPENDENT PRfiSfi "Since yon mention the 'independent factorjy girls,4 you ought not to forget the girl« of oar independent press," observed the Bos'onisn. " What «ort of girls are those!'' demande^ my friend' "They are employed as compositors and press men in oar printing office," replied the Bostonian "mincing the wages of oar journeyman printers, and prepairing themselves for housekeeping by composing the works of oar best authors. 1 know-' two of them who became expert cooks by com po-qng 'The Frugal Housewife,' by Mrs Child j and a (hird prepared herself for ber approchiog, marriage by setting up 'The Mothers Biok.' These giris, you must know« are distinguished by a highly aristocratic feeling, and would no more condescend to speak to one of our waiting-women than the wife ot a president of an insurance office I would deign to leave a catd for the poor consort of a professor in one of our colleges. They dress j and act as ladies, and if you do not believe their...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Southern Australian — 2 June 1840
äoutijent &ttstralúm $fttrr. rpHE following-are the termsof the" SOUTH Iv KN * AUSTRALIAN,.» which is published every Tuesday «nd Friday ponting, at the Office,corner Of Stepbens-placo, Rundlé-street. Pates OF TBR PAPRa»-6d per number, or 2Í. per aavaiua paid in advance. Subscribers have the tr pa pers sent to them if they desire it. jtDVnm«BHC«T«.»~6 linea and under [each inser tion} Ss. Sd ; above Clines, 3d, perline- Adver tisements cannot be received later than 4 o'clock on (jonday and Thursday . and orders to disrontmue Advertiser ea ta »1 read y inserted, must be sent to Che office before 3 oVgarkon the Saturday or Wed nesday prior to (he nes&day of publication, or they cannot ne àttenîteâ toT' advertisements most have writ'en upon ibero the number oír finies tlsj»y are to be inserted, or Ötisy «rill bfr Continued újí^il connterreao.«*ed. All Subscriptions -*mti^&»i*«rü«emetits «tust be paid for ia advance. For Freight or Charter. THE fine teak-built ba...
MECHANICS' INSTITUTE. CAPTAIN STURT'S INAUGURAL LECTURE. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Australian — 2 June 1840
MECHANICS' INSTITUTE. &nbsp; CAPTAIN STURT'S INAUGURAL LECTURE. ON Friday evening last, the Hon. Captain Sturt delivered the opening lecture for the season at the above in &nbsp; stitution. His Excellency, and Mrs Gawler were present, and the room was &nbsp; filled with a highly respectable audi ence. We had taken a very full note of the lecture, but prefer giving it from Captain Sturt's manuscript notes, which read as follows: - Ladies and gentlemen - I am too much interest ed in the success of so useful an institution not to have yielded at once to the request of some of its members, to deliver, at the commencement of the season a lecture on the Geography of Australia. &nbsp; There was a time when I should most cheerfully &nbsp; have come forward on such an occasion - a time when my pursuits led me to the study of these sciences, and when the habits of thought and com parison were fresh upon my mind - but I have long laid aside books of refe...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Southern Australian — 2 June 1840
Sales tis Vröttc auction. TO BE SOLD BY PUBLIC AUCTION *t?y Mr. Neale, THIS DAY, Tuesday, June 2, at 12 o'clock, at his premises, Franklin-street, about KA HEAD superior COWS fe HEFFERS just ready to calve. Also, a few Steers and Working Bullocks. Il handsome young Bull. 100 Fat Werbers. A brown Gelding/ 6 years old. aürrtrate bu sh'horse. Terms -Under £25. cash ; £25 and under £50, two months ; £30 and upwards, three months, discountable bills. TO BE SOLD BY PUBLIC 'AUCTION, By Mr. Neale, On Friday next, June 5th, at his rooms, Franklin-street, at twelve o'clock ^¿ EVE RAL cases of gin; a quantity Ge *^ neva in hbds , sherry tn quarter casks, and port in half pipes ; a lew tons Mauritius sugar; ditto fine floor; a few hags oats; and various other merchandize. Terms-under-£50 cash ; above that su m, discountable bills at three months. THIS DAY. To newly-arrived Emigrants AND OTHERS. TO BB SOLD BY PUBLIC AUCTION,j by V. & E. Solomon, At their Mart, Currie-street, on Tuesday, ...
WRECK OF THE DUTCH SHIP THE "SCHELDE," OFF ASCENCTION. From a Correspondent and Eye witness. Ascencion, Nov, 27, 1839. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Australian — 5 June 1840
WRECK OF THE DUTCH SHIP THE ** SCKELDE,'' OFF ASCENCION. From a Correspondent and Eye wit ne sus. Ascención, Nov, 27, 1839. SIR,--About six o clock yesterday morning;, a *hip*iinder Dutch colours was observed from the mountains to strike on a rock, -said to be about half a mile from ¿he north-eastern coast of the island, which rock it appears has been but partially known, if not &lt;in hitherto* unknown one, and has deep water within it. It will now be sur veyed and buoyed. When a mist which enveloped the peak cleared up, the ship was again seen standing-off, snd a large ship alongside her, which vessel proved to be the Melville. The unfortunate vessel was the Scheide, of Rotterdam, Capt. C. M. Vandycke, from Batavia, a remarkable fine barque of 800 tons, with a car«jo of sugar, coffee, rice, &lt;&c, worth £40,000. The shock had unshipped her rudder, which, with highly praiseworthy exertion, was -again«hipped by her crew, as she stood off the shore in an unma...