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CENTRAL ROAD BOARD. Monday, January 17. [Newspaper Article] — Adelaide Morning Chronicle — 20 January 1853
CENTRAL ROAD BOARD. Monday, January 17. J Present-Capt. Freeling, R.E. (Chairman), W Giles, Esq., M.L.C., J. Chamberlain, Çsq., C T, Hewitt, Esq. Funds of the Board. A letter from the Colonial Secretary, in re- ply lo an application from the Boan., stated that his Excellency would Advance £5,003 io the Board during the first five months of the year 1853. A conversation followed in which each of the Commissioners took part, relative to the inade- quacy of the amount, and the necessity oi ex- tensive works being carried out during the early part of the year. It was resolved " That the Colonial Secre tnry be informed that the small sum proposed to oe advanced will be only adequate to find labour for drawing the stone &c, procured by means of the last grant j and that whereas nu- merous important bridges require to be either constructed or repaired, particularly the Com- pany'^ Budge over the Torrens, the bridges at the Horseshoe and at the Sturt, and those on the southern and n...
LIVE STOCK MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Adelaide Morning Chronicle — 20 January 1853
LIVE STOCK MARKET. Cattle.-The market has been well supplied with fat stock. Bullocks hare ranged from 15 to £5, and some of superior description realised £10. Pat heifers are worth from £4 to £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 I ls to 15s each. Ewes and store sheep have not been offered, there beiog none in the market. Horses.-There appears to be no alteration in prices since our quotations of last week. A large number continue to be offered, aud prices are much firmer. At a «ale yesterday, 70 were offered, and 55 head sold. We notice the ra-sbipment of several head to Van Diemen's Land and Adelaide, the owners refusing to sell at present rates.
ROSS'S SHARE LIST. 2, EXCHANGE COLONNADE. January 19, 1853. [Newspaper Article] — Adelaide Morning Chronicle — 20 January 1853
BOSS'S SHARE LIST. 2» EXCHAKGE COLONNADE, January 19, 1853. Burras-£140, cash ; last sales, £142, cash. GOLD U4.BK.ET. Gold,£3 12s 3d. borers. MONET MARKET. Money-IO per cent, on freeholds. Ditto. 124 to 15 per cent, on other securities. Eligible securities offering at S per cent. Apply to J F. ROSS, Broker.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Adelaide Morning Chronicle — 20 January 1853
NOTICE To Passengers and Shippers per Steamer " Phoenix." PASSENGERS are requested to be on board by 12 o'clock, noon oa Saturday, ff o passenger -sill be received on board without production of a passage ticket signed by the Agents. ^"oRage should be shipped, if possible, on Friday. A written order from the Agents will be required before any goods will be allowed to be put on board on freight. A. L. ELDER & CO., Agents. 19th January. FOR GEELONG, Should sufficient inducement offer. ~ rPHE Soe fast sailing schooner passage, apply to the Captain, on board ; or tb JL COLINA, * 100 tons, Noon, master. For particulars of freight or RICHARD TAPLEY. Port. 18th January, 1853. FOR PORT LINCOLN. THE favorite fast sailing schooner BANDICOOT, [ 75 tons register, will sail again for the above Port three dav s after her return, expected on Saturday next. -For freight or passage, apply to EDWARD FRENCH. Port. "HART V. PEACHEY AND ANOTHER TO BE SOLD in LOT», pursuant to a decree of the Sup...
RATES OF EXCHANGE. BANK OF AUSTRALASIA AND UNION BANK OF AUSTRALIA. January 7th. [Newspaper Article] — Adelaide Morning Chronicle — 20 January 1853
BATES OF EXCHANGE. BISK OF AUSTRALASIA ABD UXIOS BASK OF AUSTRALIA. January 7tb. Parchase Bilis-On London, at SO -days' si»ht, 9 per cent, discount. Ditto, ditto, against gold dost, 10 per cent, dis- count. For every additional 30 days, £ per cent, dis- count. -?" .. gissne Drafts^-On London,at 30 days' sight, 7$ per cent, discount Ditto, under £30, par.
LABOUR MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Adelaide Morning Chronicle — 20 January 1853
LXBOOB HASSET, The market is weil supplied, and wages ere steady, for'menservants, bat females are in request, and their wages on the advance. The following are the current ratean Married couples, without family, per annum, with rations, £60 to £70 Ditto, with &mily, £45 to £50 Shepherds, with rations per annum. £35 to £40 Hutkeepers, per annum, with rations, £30 General farm servants, with rations, per annum, £40 to ¿50 Shearers, 39s per 100 sheep Reapers, £5s per acte Haymakers, ?0s to 80s 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, 18s to 15s, per day, arith rations Ditto. 18s to 20s per day, norations Bush carpenters, with rations, per annum, £50 to £60 i Stockkeepers, with, rations, per annum, £40 te £50 ; Cooks, male, 35s to 45s per week ! Grooms, with rations, per-annum, £40 to £50 ! -Gardeners, with ration, per anaam...
SHARE LIST. King William-street, January 19, 1853. [Newspaper Article] — Adelaide Morning Chronicle — 20 January 1853
SHARE LIST. King William-street, January 19. 1853. Burns-Last sales, £141. MONIST MA BRET. Money on Freehold, IO to I2¿ percent. Ditto on Barra scrip, and amad loans, 15 per cent. Ditto on discounts, leasehold, and other security 15 to 20 per cent. GOLD MABK.ET. &lt;S«ld, £3 12s to £3 12s 3d. D. MELVILLE f Brokers.
GENERAL MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Adelaide Morning Chronicle — 20 January 1853
GENEBAX MARKET. The market has been but moderate!j supplied j during the week, and prices continue high. * j Cabbages, 24s per dozen ; cauliflowers, 24s do ; ' turnips, 6s da ; carrots. 6s do ; parsnips, 6s do ; asparagus, ls per bundle; spinage Isdo; sea kale, ls do ; new potatoes, f d per lb ; old do, 2'' s per cwt; lettuces. 6s per dozen; gooseberries, 2s per quart; cherries, 4s 6d per lb; green peas, ls per quart; butter, 3s per lb ; eggs, 6s per dozen ; geese, 20s each ; turkeys, 20s each ; ducks, 16s per pair ; and fowls, 16s do. Sale of Stations.-On the ¿th instant, Messrs Bear and Son sold the north Woakool Station, Woakool Creek, with 6OG0 sheep at £ 1 per head ; and the adjoining station. Tumudgeree, without tock, for £3000. Wool Sale.-Messrs Bear and Son offered for sale by-auction, at Goldsborough^ «tores, about 180 bales wool. The following prices were realised : Greasy wool, from 7|d to 9¿d ; and washed wool (fleece), from 15¿d to led per lb. There was a good attendanc...
THE NEW TARIFF. [Newspaper Article] — Adelaide Morning Chronicle — 20 January 1853
'ÎrBÏTÄBIFF. - TheiAet'tö Aoieuäthe Laws of the Custon» in Sooth Australia haviug received bar Jtaje^ty's asstest, the following Tariff came in naree on the ¡26th - of December. 1852. . ARTICLES. Bacon and hams ..... ags and sacks,corn. " Ore, gunny, and returned .... Bales for wool .,. Beef and pork. Peer, perter, ale, cider, and perry .. Blacking-, liquid. .' pasté. Boots and shoes, vie. - Boots, doz pairs -Half-ditto. Shoes. Childrens'..... Bread and biscuit.. Bottles, glass and stone . Bricks-Fire and Path. " other kinds. Butter. Candles-Tallow. " Wax, sperm, &c. Canvas.-. Carts and drays ....-.». Waggons and timber carriages .... Casks, empty. Cement.» . Cheese. . Coffee. Confectionery. . .. Copper-sheating and nails Cordage and rope-Europe. Manila .... . Coir and Jute . Unenumerated. Cord, small, and twine.? .... Corks. Corn, meal, and flour-Wheat. Barley .». Oats . Maize and millet.. Peas, beans, pulse. Malt . Flonr, Meal, 100 lb». Bran, pollard, do. Drngs - Corrosive...
ASSAY OFFICE. [Newspaper Article] — Adelaide Morning Chronicle — 20 January 1853
ASSAY OFFÏDB^;t Tba Government Assáywis^prepM^^'iw*^ ! Gold Dust for assay underra Act «öH, of]l»5í. ' ' on Tuesdays and Fridays, bewera ihe-liomi of i 0 a.m¿ and 2 p.m.* subject $o tbe following regola-- - ., Wons.-- . i- ".. --.á- i.--.-'.:.-; ?' ' 1. AH oncoined Gold to be assayed by tbe. Go- : . reniaient Assayer, must : be brought to tba Assay Office, in tba Gorerament Buildings, king.^UnsL. atreet. between the boors of Iii sum., and 2.p.m" tm Tuesdays and Fridays. ? ? ? .2. Ko parcel of Gold less than twenty ounces in' , weight will be received. ' 5 ; . ; - 3. Upon a parcel oF Gold being presented at the office, the Government Assayer, or hisaaâsoant, will proceed, in the presence of the person bringing such Gold, to weigh tbs same, and will enter in (be . assay book the weight of the Gold, the date of ita , receiyt, and the name of the owner thereof, together with the name of the Bank at which the said Gold when assayed end smelted, is to be delivered to» or to the order, of ...
GOVERNMENT GAZETTE. Thursday, January 13. [Newspaper Article] — Adelaide Morning Chronicle — 20 January 1853
GOVERNMENT GAZETTE. Thursday, January !3. Liri) SALS-The following portions of Crown | lauds will be offered for salt» by public nucuon, at j the Local Coort House. Adelaide, on Thnrsday, the j 17th of February, 1S53, at 11 o-ctock. Deposit 10 j percent. TOWN SECTIONS. I County not named.- Border Town, near Scott's ¡ Woolshed, on the Overland Route from adelaide to Mount Alexander, and twelve miles west ef the Eastern Bcundnry of the Province, Lot. Seo jc. p. Price. £ a. 47 47 ii 2 15 43 48 1 0 2 10 49 49 1 0 S IO 50 50 1 0 2 10 57 57 0 31 I »9 59 58 1 0 2 IO 59 59 1 0 2 10 60 60 10 2 IO 67 67 O 31 1 19 65 63 IO 2 0 69 69 1 0 2 IO 70 70 1 0 2 IO 79 79 IO 9 10 60 80 1 0 2 IO STJBtTBBAK SECTIONS. County Adelaide-North east of, and suburban to Gawler Town, Hundred of Barossa. Lot. Seo. Acres Price. £ 7622 1707 87 87 7623 1708 50 50 Goanty Light-North-east of. and suburban to Gawler Town, Hundred of Nuriootpa. 7624 568 50 50 CODTTTRY 6ECTI0KS. Conn ty Gawler-North of Gawler River, and w...
EDITORIAL OPINIONS. THE LATE TRIAL AT HOBART TOWN. [Newspaper Article] — Adelaide Morning Chronicle — 20 January 1853
EDITORIAL OPINIONS. THE LATE TRIAL AT HOBART TOWNi The following is from the Courier of tbe 24th ultimo, ou the late .trial io tbe ' Supreme Court-Gregson v. Wilson and others, for libel : " No language than we can use is capable of reflecting ihe disgust and alarm felt by all decent people relative to the recent as- sault upon Mr Gregson, by Mr Balfe, Assistant-Comptroller of Convicts, in the precincts of the Supreme Court. We have waited with impatience to ascertain what steps Mr Justice Horne may take to vin- dicate the insulted Majesty of the Law, and whatever these steps may or may not, be, ' we are bound to express our astonishment and concern that the course of punishment to be inflicted upon thc offender was not immediate, unhesitating, ned weighty " If euch an oocurreuce could by any stretch of conjecture be supposed, to have taken place in an English Court, who knows not that the delinquent would have been instantly visited with heavy fine and im- prisonment? And shall the...
MUNICIPAL COUNCIL. Tuesday, January 18th. [Newspaper Article] — Adelaide Morning Chronicle — 20 January 1853
MUNICIPAL COUNCIL. Tuesday, January 18¿A. Present-AU the members except Messrs. Solomon, Platts, D. Fisher, Slatter, Fiveashj and Hay. Waterworks Ctn Committee).-The Council met by adjournment from Tuesday last for the purpose of determining upon the best mode of supplying the city with pure water. It will be recollected that the Committee on Tuesday last rejected the offer of Messrs Taylor and Berry, but upon the meetiug of the Council on the Thursday following the subject was again brought forward, and it was then determined to accept their proposal, provided that the Council had the authority to grant them the site they required for the erection of the works. The following letter was then read : ...f»oho Work«, Flittders-street, "January 17, 1853. "Sir-We beg'to' acknowledge the receipt of i jour's of the 14tn iust^aud in reply state, that the place we hare selected on which to erect the teo. poi arv Waterworks is situated on the right of the rosd'ïéading io the Ford from King Wi...
LOCAL AFFAIRS. [Newspaper Article] — Adelaide Morning Chronicle — 20 January 1853
LOCAL AFFAIRS. THE GOLD ASSAY OFFICE.-The quantity of gold deposited on Tuesday, was -63 ozs. 13,dwts. 0 grs.f which, valued aft £3 11s per oz., amounts to. £225 19 0 and, adding the total value of previous deposits, viz. £1,459,869 7 9 gives « present total of.... £1,460,095 6 11 ATTEMPTED BUBGLABY.-On Sunday even- ing last an attempt to enter the premises of Mr Durieu, storekeeper, in Weymouth-street, was made by removing the putty round a pane of glass, but the occupier being within, his presence frustrated the endeavours, and going outside he met a man at the door, who very cooly remarked "That it was a fine night." Mr Durieu not having caught him in the bur- glarious act, allowed him to escape. NAVIGATION OF THE RIVER MTJBBAT.-In the last advices received from Capt. Cadell, at Sydney, and dated the 28th December, it is stated that the machinery for the steamer can- not be entirely finished before the month of February. The boat is also reported to he much larger and more powerf...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Adelaide Morning Chronicle — 20 January 1853
AUSTRALIAN ROYAL MAIL STEAM NAVIGATION COMPANY. THE Third of this Lin^, th»» Rpl«rdid Iron Steam-Ship MELBOURNE, Al, 1800 t^ns, SOO horse power, James Arthur Cox, Commander, is daily expected from En eland. Parties desirous of securing passages hy fbi* ^ËÎL.'PÎ to London en her return from Melbow^ and Sydney, are requested to make immedrafi application to the undersigned. ^ A. L. ELDER & CO.. Agents. T>ee. 22,18Ó2 . STEAM TO MELBOURNE. THE powerful fast-sailing steamer PHONIX, 480 tons register, W. Mann, Commander, intended as a regular trader betwixt this Colony and Victoria, will leave the Company's Wharf Port Adelaide, for Melbourne, on Saturday next, the 22nd instant, at 4 o'clock p.m. pre- cisely. It was fully intended to despatch the vessel on Wednesday next, but it has been found necessary for the comfort of the passeng*>ns to give her a thorough cleaning, and to re-paint the cabins, and this cannot be accomplished be- fore the end of the week. She will, however...
THE [?] DIGGINGS. [FROM OUR OWN REPORTER] [Newspaper Article] — Adelaide Morning Chronicle — 20 January 1853
THE ONKAPARINGA DIGGINGS. [FBOK OOS OWN ESPORTEE ] No wonder the Bendigo or Bathurst men turn up their noses disdainfully at the Dig- gings on the other side of the Onkaparinga, when, freshly returned from the Diggings on the other side of the Border or the other side of the Continent, they make a trip to Echunga, " to see how things are going on* there. When they alight at Warland'a to offer their customary libations to the insatiable god within them, they meet numerous specimens of me digging fraternity, richly endowed with all the swaggering profusion, the impadent nonchalance, and the inveterate bibacity that characterise the "new aristocracy.'' Thia looks healthy, and encuorajges high expecta- tions. It indicates tbe vicinity of a very productive gold field ; a Booree of independence to no end of people. The indication ia con- firmed by the ecattered fragments of conver- sation which thelistenermaypicknp. "What'« become of old Tom &lt; Fossick ?" *« Oh ! he'a done the t...