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RATES OF EXCHANGE. BANK OF AUSTRALASIA AND UNION BANK OF AUSTRALIA. January 7th. [Newspaper Article] — Adelaide Morning Chronicle — 17 January 1853
RATES OF EXCHANGE. BANK OF AUSTRALASIA ¿SD UNIOK BASK or AUSTRALIA. January 7tb. Parchase Bilk-Oo London, at 30 days' sight, 9 per cent discount. Ditto, ditto, against gold dust, 10 per cent, dis- count. For every additional 30 days. } per cent, dis -count. Issue Drafts-On Losdon, at 30 days' sight, 7i per cent, discount. Ditto, under £20, par. BAKK OF NEW SOUTH WALKS. Purchase Bills-On London, at 30 days' sight, IO per cent, discount. Issue Drafts-On London, at 30 days' sight, 7¿ per cent, discount.
MUNICIPAL COUNCIL. Thursday, January 13th. [Newspaper Article] — Adelaide Morning Chronicle — 17 January 1853
MUNICIPAL COUNCIL. Thursday, January 13¿A. j Present-AU the members except Messrs. ? Slatter and D. Fisher. j Finance -Payments, £115 7s 4d ; Receipts, £47 5s 2d ; Balance in band, 3s 4d. Streets, Sewers, and Bridges.-The report recommended (hat \Ve*t-terrace, (rom Hindley street to the Thebarton-road, be repaired ; and ako King William-street, near the Post Office; and that metal belonging to the Corporation be used for the purpose. The report was íeceived, but not at present adopted, on account of the low state of the funds. The Footbridge.- A tender for the extension of the bridge lor 25 feef, including the neces- sary repairs to the flooring, bolts, Sec., was re- ceived from Mr Rogers. Mr Alderman Sherwin moved that the tender be accepted without reference to the Street Committee. He thought the work so im- mediately necessary that no further delay should be permitted. The motion was carried. City Surveyor's Report.-The pumps at the Staughter-house havrt been completed, and work...
ADELAIDE MARKETS. GRAIN AND FLOUR MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Adelaide Morning Chronicle — 17 January 1853
ADELAIDE MARKETS. GRAIN AND FLOUR MARKETS, &nbsp; Wheat, 6s 6d Flour, £19 Ditto, seeonds, £16 10s. Barley, English, 5s 3d to 5s 6d per bushel " Cape, 4s to 4s 6d per bushel Oats, 8s to 9s per bushel. Bran, 1s 2d Pollard, 1s 2d CHAS. J. BARRY. Currie street, next to G. H. Fox and Co.
ADELAIDE RETAIL PRICES. [Newspaper Article] — Adelaide Morning Chronicle — 17 January 1853
ADELAIDE RETAIL PRICES. Bread 6d per 2lb loaf Flour 3½d per lb DAIRY PRODUCE. Butter, fresh 1s 4d per lb Cheese 1s 3d to 1s 6d per lb Milk 4d per quart Eggs 1s 6d to 2s per dozen Pork 8d to 10d per lb Ham 1s 4d to 1s 6d do Bacon 1s to 1s 2d do Geese 6s to 12s each Fowls 6s to 7s per pair Pigeons 1s 6d to 2s do Ducks 6s to 7s 6d do Wild ditto, 4s to 5s 6d per brace &nbsp; Teal 2s 6d to 3s do Quail 1s 3d to 1s 6d do Turkeys 12s to 20s eaoh VEGETABLES. Potatoes 3d per lb Cabbages 1d to 3d each &nbsp; Turnips 8d to 1s per dozen Carrots 3d per bunch Garlic 1s to 1s 6d per lb Onions 6d do Shalots 4d do Cucumbers 3d to 6d each Vegetable marrows 3d to 6d each Watercress 1d to 2d per bunch Lettuce 1d each Celery 6d per stick Spring radishes 1d per bundle Chillies 4d to 6d per dozen Horse-radish 6d to 2s per stick Parsley 1d per bunch Peas 1s 6d to 2s per peck French beans 8d to 1s Broad beans 1s 6d to 2s per peck Jerusalem artichokes 6d per lb
TRANSPORTATION. (From the London Correspondent of the Sydney Morning Herald.) London, September 9, 1852. [Newspaper Article] — Adelaide Morning Chronicle — 17 January 1853
TRANSPORTATION. (From the London Correspondent of the Sydney Morning Herald.) London. September 9. 1852. The usual reporte from the Inspectors of Prisons have been subjected to the usual ob- servations of our daily press ; but the París Constitutionnel has now deemed the subject &nbsp; deserving of a long article, apropos to the changes which are in course of progress in the French penal system. From a recent number of the leading journal of the French capital I quote the following:— &nbsp; "The Englisb Government bas renoun- ced the practice of the immediate transpor- tation of criminals. In place of throwing them, suddenly and in masses, into the colonies, into which they only import the vices and corruption of the mother coun- try, they are now subjected, in England itself, to a detention which is regarded as a period of probation, during which they are prepared for a return to good courses, &nbsp; and before the expiration of which they cannot be transpor...
LATEST FROM AMERICA. [Newspaper Article] — Adelaide Morning Chronicle — 17 January 1853
LATEST FROM AMERICA. &nbsp; The Melbourne Morning Herald says:— "We have New York papers to the 18th Sep- &nbsp; tember, being five days later than our former dates. A most disgraceful attempt had been made to interrupt the "Grand Serenade" of Madame Sontag. A fierce mob collected in the house, the police interfered, received a &nbsp; few knocks for their pains, the musicians were beset, their instruments broken to pieces, and their music torn up. The wind-up was the postponement of the entertainment, the clear- ing of the house by the chief of police, the ex- tinguishing of the lights, and the precipitate retirement of Madame Sontag. The subject of the New York World's Fair had been brought before the Executive Com- mittee of State Agricultural Society at Utica, and a Committee was appointed to confer with the New York Directors. The fifth anniversary of the entrance of the American army into Mexico was celebrated with all the honours. The Fourth of July was...
LIVE STOCK MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Adelaide Morning Chronicle — 17 January 1853
LIVE STOCK MARKET. Cattle.—The market has been well supplied with fat stock. Bullocks have ranged from £5 to £8, and some of superior description realised £10. Fat heifers are worth from £4 to £6 [[£5?]]; calves, from 25s to £2 each. Store cattle and working bollocks have not been offered. Sheep.—There has been a plentiful supply. Fat wethers have been sold from 11s to 15s each. Ewes &nbsp; and store sheep have not been offered, there being none in the market.
MISCELLANEOUS SHIPPING. [Newspaper Article] — Adelaide Morning Chronicle — 17 January 1853
MISCELLANEOUS SHIPPING. The Augustus Schneider cleared out at Melbourne for this port, on the 4th instant, in ballast, and 11 steerage passengers The Diana left Melbourne on Sanday, 19th of December ; blew very heavy, and saw a barque lose her fore-top gallant-mast ; on the 26th December bore up again through stress of weather for Port Phillip, and went up to Williams Town, got under weigh again on the 28th, and lay at Port Phillip Heads till Sunday, then sailed, and on the Tuesday following put into Portland Bay for fresh provi- &nbsp; sions, (that morning about 6 o'clock saw a ship supposed to be the Candahar, and is of opinion that she went into Port Fairy), left Portland Bay on Wednesday, and arrived at the Light Ship late on Friday night, and was towed up by the steam- tug on Saturday. During the passage the Diana had very heavy gales from the south and south- west. &nbsp;
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — Adelaide Morning Chronicle — 17 January 1853
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. ARRIVED. January 13—The brig Louisa, 182 tons, Heslop, &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; from Melbourne, 1st instant. Passengers—Miss Ellison, Mrs Harper, Messrs. Morgan, Fisher, Powell, Petrie 2. Dr. Moyle, Pearson, Wilkie, Whitfield, Evans, Darnboroagh, Andrew, Warner, Watson, McFarlane, and Curl, in the cabin ; and 62 in the steerage. Same day—The brig Mary Clarke, 182 tons, J. &nbsp; Bickers, from Melbourne, 1st inst. Passengers Mr and Mrs Ladyman and three children, Messrs. Sands, Rahn, Underwood, and Boldock, in the cabin ; and 83 in the steerage. Same day—The schooner Colina, — tons, Noon, from Portland, January 8th. Passengers—Mrs Noon, Messrs. Lucas, Horner 8, Gunn, and Carter. January 14.—The steamer Phoenix, 240 tons, &nbsp; Mann, master, from Melbourne, 10th instant. Pas- sengers—Mr and Mrs McEwen, Mr and Mrs At- kins, Messrs Cave, Sontallon, Counsell, Phillips, Bryfins, Smith, Paul, Kitching, and Capt. Catin, in &...
HAY MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Adelaide Morning Chronicle — 17 January 1853
HAY MARKET. &nbsp; About 150 loads reached town this week. The &nbsp; price on Wednesday was £26 per ton, but has since &nbsp; gradually declined to £24. Green stuff has risen to £8 per ton, and is selling about town at 6s per dozen bundles. Some Van Deimen's Land hay, sold during the week by auction, fetched £8 per ton.
LABOUR MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Adelaide Morning Chronicle — 17 January 1853
LABOUR MARKET. Tbe market is well supplied, and wages are steady, for menservants, but females are in request, and their wages on the advance. The following are the current rates : Married couples, without family, per annum, with rations, £60 to £70 Ditto, with family, £45 to £50 Shepherds, with rations, per annnm, £35 to £40 Hutkeepers, per annum, with rations, £30 General farm servants, with rations, per annum, £40 to £50 Shearers, 30s per 100 sheep &nbsp; Reapers, 25s per acre Haymakers, 20s to 30s per week, with rations Bullock drivers, with rations, per annum, £50 to £60 Ditto for the roads, 60s per week, with rations Labourers for the roads, 10s per day, without rations Carpenters, daily, 12s to 15s, per day, with rations Ditto, 18s to 20s per day, no rations Bush carpenters, with rations, per annum, £50 to &nbsp; £60 Stockkeepers with rations, per annum, £40 to £50 &nbsp; Cooks, male, 35s to 45s per week Grooms, with rations, per annum, £40 to £50 Gard...
The Morning Chranicle. "This is true liberty, when free-born men, Having to advise the public, may speak free." —Euripides. Adelaide: Monday, January 17, 1853. THE MUNICIPAL CORPORATION. [Newspaper Article] — Adelaide Morning Chronicle — 17 January 1853
" This is true liberty, when free-born men, Having to advise the public, may speak free." -- Euripides. Adelaide ; Monday, January 17, 1853. THE MUNICIPAL CORPORATION. WE are glad to see that the Corporation has decided upon accepting the offer of Messrs Taylor and Berry to construct tem- porary Water-works for filtering and de- livering from tanks, pure water to the carriers at 3d per load. A great deal of, we think, unnecessary fear of committing the city to a monopoly, was manifested. What Taylor and Berry required, judging from the correspondence, was merely the countenance and encouragement of fhe Cor- poration, not its pecuniary or legislative support. The question as to whether tho Corporation must make a road to the tanks will come on when it is required and must be taken entirely on its own merits. We are inclined to think that it will not cost more than the amount saved upon the Ford road, by the water-carts not going there. If the tanks are erected in a central situation ...
LOCAL AFFAIRS. [Newspaper Article] — Adelaide Morning Chronicle — 17 January 1853
LOCAL AFFAIRS. THE GOLD ASSAY OFFICE.-The quantity of gold deposited on Friday, was 158 ozs. 12 dwtz. 0 grs., which. valued at £3 11s per &nbsp; I oz., amounts to. £563 0 0 and, adding the total value of previous deposits, viz. £1,459,306 7 2 &nbsp; gives a present total of.... £1,459,869 7 9 GOVERNMENT LAND SALE.-The following ar« the particulars'of the salean Thursday' lastî TOWN SECTIONS. ?County Hindmarsh-Township of Port ! Elliott. Sect. Roods. Purchasers. Amounts. 10 IA. Blyth . 49. O 11 1 T. Cottrell. 80 O 18 1 Ditto. as O 19 1 Ditto. 37 O 25 1 JJ. & S. Marka .... 29 10 SI 1 Ditto. 25 O 45 1 Dr Davies. 38 IO 46 1 Ditto. 25 O 47 1 Ditto. SI O 48 1 Thos. Metddeir.... 30 IO County of Robe-Township of Robe. &nbsp; 104 1 Dr. Davies. 3 0 105 1 Ditto. 3 o 106 I Ditto . 3 D 107 1 Ditto. 4 O 108 1 J.Bruce. 4 IO 109 1 J. Grimsdick. 5 o 110 Wm. Pearce. 3, 15 &nbsp; &nbsp; Ul 1 Wm. Bryant and Wm.Martin .... 5 15 SUBURBAN SECTIONS. Couatr of...
IMPOUNDINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Adelaide Morning Chronicle — 20 January 1853
1MP0UNDINGS.. Impounded at the public pound, Angas Park-One dark red heifer, like IV near rump; one strawberry cow, HR near ribs; one dark j red and white heifer, small hoop horns, illegible brand like K off rurrp ; one light red steer, broad horns, M off side ; one yellow cow, strawberry face, ear marked, 5 near shoulder, Y4 near rump, like / near loin, young calf by S side; one red bullock, HY near rump, like M near ribs, Lke near shoulder, big do n horns : one light red bullock, cock horns, lame near hind leg, blind near eye, (i with HE con- joined near ribs, J near rump ; one dark red I steer, pl I off side. If not claimed, to be WD I sold Jth February, 1853, at noon. J. S. PLUSH, Poundkeeper. Impounded at the public pound. Section 981, Barossa-One red and white bullock, hoop horns, W near loins, W near ribs ; one roan heifer, W off shoulder; one red bull yearling, no brands visible ; one mouse colored cow, white belly and tail, AS off rump; one brindled steer, white belly, IV o...
AN AUSTRALIAN PASTCRAL—PART [?]. THE SYDNEY GIRL. RALPH LOQUTTER. [Newspaper Article] — Adelaide Morning Chronicle — 20 January 1853
AN" AUSTRALIAN PAST KAL-PAST tri. THE SYDNEY GIRL. RALPH LOQUTTEB. I read à song the other day, 'twas of an Earl's daughter . Who loved f jr ali bis virtues great a Bard of low degree. The strain fell on my sadden'd ear like mus!» o'er the water. And the lone lines and distant rhymes snit well my strain and me. But, Oh ! my Lanni well deserves a more accomi plished poet, Though a more devoted lover E know she could not find i My passsion deep and fervent,-words are too weak to show it, Words -were too weak, she could not know the working of my mind. dreams has haunted, Of some most lovely woman who has looked ou me with Io*e ; And when I first saw Laura, each dreamy wish was grafted It was the very countenance in all 'my fancies It was tu Sydney's busy street the living vision met me, I contd have fall'u before her at the first in- spiring glance ; That face so fair so beautiful,-those eyes that would not let me Thereafter have a single thought that was not a romance. wove. By mach ...
SHIP MAILS. Thursday, January 20. [Newspaper Article] — Adelaide Morning Chronicle — 20 January 1853
SHIP MAILS. Thursday, January SO. Mails will be dispatched as ander For Great Britain, by the Reliance, to Bombay and Overland, this daj at half-past 3 ; by the Epaniinondas, to London, this day, at half-past 3 ; "by the Fanny Fisher, to the Mauritius on Friday, the 21st instant, at half:past 3 ; and by the Phonix, steamer, to Melbourne, on Saturday, the 22nd instant, at 2, thence per Sarah Sands, to Liverpool. For Vbtoria, by the Louisa, to Melbourne, this day, at 11 ; by the Mary Clarke, on Friday, the 21st iustant, 2 ; by the Phasnix, steamer, on Saturday, 22od instant, at 2; by the Amiens, j ditto, ditto, at 11 ; by the Henrietta, ditto, ditto, at hftf-past -9 ; and by the Dreadnought, on Monday, the 24th instant, at half-past 3. For East Indies and China, by the Reliance, as above. For the Cape of Good Hope and Mauritius, by the -Fanny Fisher, as above. For Western Australia, by the Fanny Fisher, as above
POLICE COURT Monday, January 17th [Before J. W. Nicholls, Esq.] [Newspaper Article] — Adelaide Morning Chronicle — 20 January 1853
POLICE COURT Monday, January IT th [Before J. W. Nicholls, Esq.] Datid Muckleroy was brought up on remand, j charged with stealing from the Southern Gross, in í King William-street, H quantity of jewellery valued j at 1120, the property of Catherine Allen. I Intpecer Reid said he was unable to bring any I further evidence forward and raqa «ted a further | rcmaud until .Monday neat, Mr Soú^ ^b» ^efoidj^ tbe primmer, saH be] iiever beard of such a monsiróas thing in bis life. In the first place there waa not a tittie of evidence: against the prisoner and he áhoulá therefote con-i slier Bis Worship iras not exercising a sound dis- cretion if be again remanded the prisoner upon the vagne surmise that the Inspector would fae in a potiition to bring any sabstabtial evidence against him OH Monday next - His Worship-I consider Mr Smith that there has been a very extensive robbery committed and' that evidence has been brought forward to implicate the prisoner. Mr Smith asked the Inspector wh...
ADELAIDE MARKETS. GRAIN AND FLOUR MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Adelaide Morning Chronicle — 20 January 1853
ADELAIDE MARKETS. G RA IK ASD FLOTJB iUASET.. Wheat, 6s*d Floor, £19 Ditto, seconds, £16 10s, Barley, English, 5s 3d to 5s 6d per bushel " Cape, 4s to 4s 6d per bushel Oats, 8s to 9s per bushel. Bran, ls 2d Pollard, ls 2d CHAS. J. BA&BT. Currie street, next to G. H. Fox and Co.
LOCAL COURT, ADELAIDE. LIMITED JURISDICTION (CRIMINAL). Wednesday, January 19. [Newspaper Article] — Adelaide Morning Chronicle — 20 January 1853
LOCAL COURT, ADELAIDE. LIMITED JURISDICTION (CRIMINAL). Wednesdav, January 19. (Before the Siipendary Magistrate.) Charles Klcse, of College Town, labourer, ap- peared to the iufoniatio:: of -tulmur. Hermann, of the same place, miller, charged with assaulting him ou the lath instant* The complainant stated that on the day tn ques- tion he was on his own premises repairing a gun, when the defendant's «rufe came and abused him. Witness went oat and ordered the woman off his premises, when the complainant came and struck him on his nasal organ. Fined 5s and costs.
ADELAIDE RETAIL PRICES. [Newspaper Article] — Adelaide Morning Chronicle — 20 January 1853
ADELAIDE RETAIL PRICES. Bread 6dper 21b loaf Floor 3$d per lb SAXBY PRODUCE. Batter, fresh ls 4d per lb Cheese ls Sd to ls Cd per lb Milk 4d per quart Eggs Is 6d to 2a per dozen Pork 8d to 10d per lb Ham is 4d to Is 6ddo Bacon Isto ls 2d do Geese 6s to 12s each Fowls os to 78 per pair Pigeons ls 6d to 2s do^ Ducks 6s to 7s 6d do W ild 4Uto, 4s to Ss 6d per brace Teal 2s 6d to Ss do Quail ls Sd to ls 6d do T-arkejs 12a to 20a each VEGETABLES, Potatoes 3d per Jo Cabbages ld te Sd each Turnips 8d to la per dozen CttrrotB3d per boich Garlic ls to ls 6d per lb Onions 6d do Sbalots 4d do Cucumbers 3d to Gd each Vegetable marrows 3d to 6d each Watercress ld to 2d per bnnch Lettuce ld each Celery 6d per. stick Spring radishes ld per bundi« Chillies 4d to 6d per dosen Horse-radish 6d to 2a per slick Parsley ld per bunch Peas ls Sd to Ss per peck French beans Sd to ls . Broad beans I s 6d to 2s per peck Jerusalem artichokes 6d per lb ram*. Apple« Ss 6d per lb ;Çolôniai lenwns Sd^eacu] ííPigy ...