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The Morning Chronicle. "This is true liberty, when free-born men, Having to advise the public, may speak free." —Euripides. Adelaide: Thursday, January 20, 1853. THE MARRIAGE ACT. [Newspaper Article] — Adelaide Morning Chronicle — 20 January 1853
Cite banting ^rankle. " This is true liberty, when free-born men, Having to advise the public, may speak free.B -- Euripides. Adelaide i Thursday, January 20, 1853. THE MARRIAGE ACT. WE see with pleasure that tbe Church of England is no longer to have a monopoly of granting marriage licenses, but that the privilege is likewise granted to three clergymen of different denominations -- the Rev. R. Haining, Jno. Gardner, and --- Cheetham, and that any other minister ful- filling the provisions of the Act may also unite couples in matrimony at a day's notice. We say this because we do not see why the Church of England in a land where she is neither dominant nor estab- lished should keep to himself all these lucrative marriages, and because the emoluments derived from them she has added to the wealth of her higher clergy, and not to the poverty of her inferior ministry. But the principle of licensing marriages is not a sound one, and the sooner we get rid of that relic of Doctors Commons ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Adelaide Morning Chronicle — 20 January 1853
GAWLER TOWN RACES, 1853. WEDNESDAY, 19th, AND THURSDAY. 20th JANUARY. Under the Superintendence ff the South Australian Jockey Club. Stewards. C. Swindon, Esq. | D. Mahony, Esq., M.D. Judge. Otto Schomburgh, Esq , M.D., J.P. Starter. Mr J. R. Norman. Clerk of the Course. Mr J. H. Hann. FIRST DAY. - FIRST RACE. - The Maiden Stakes -For horses dropped in the colony that have never won public money. Two guineas entrance, with not less than '20 sovs. added. Mares and geldings allowed 3 lbs. The second horse to save his stakes. The winner lo pay two guineas to the lund. Two years old to carry 7 st, three years old 8 st, Four years old 8stlOllis, five years old 9s t 61bs, six years and aged lOst. One mile heats. SECOND BACE. The Gawler Town Plate.-For horses of every denomination. Three guineas entrance, with not less than 40 sovs. added. Weights the 6ame as for the Adelaide Town Plate. The winner to pay three guineas to tte lund. Two mile heats. THIRD RACE. j The Ladies* Purse-For horses...
GAWLER TOWN LOCAL, COURT. Thursday, January 13th. [Newspaper Article] — Adelaide Morning Chronicle — 20 January 1853
GAWLER TOWN LOCAL, COURT. Thursday, January 13ÍA. (Before Horace Dean, Esq, Special Magistrate and Philip Butler and Otto Schorn barg, Esqrs. Justices.) i CBIHI5JAL JûalSDÎCnONS. ! OVEBTOK v. ? u*is.-Information auder the Masters and Servants Act. i The Plaintiff deposed that be had entered the service of the defendant as a gardener, under a I written contract for six months ; that he had served faithfully during the entire period, but that the de- fendant refused to pay his wages with the exception of £2, bad during the period of service. In the defence it was contended that the com- plainant was incompetent and negligent ; bnt as the negligence vros not proved, and the incompetency as fully known to the defendant soon after the com- mencement of the service as at any subsequent time, and bad remained unnoticed and uucomplained of until the six months had expired, the Court gave judgment for the full amount claimed and costs. HANLIN V. GOLDSWORTHY AND OTHERS. -For trespass upon an ...
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — Adelaide Morning Chronicle — 20 January 1853
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. - A «SI TED. Jan. 18-The barque Augustus Schneider, 442 (ons, Williams, from Melbourne, January 5. Pas- sengers-Mr and Mrs Cochrane, and Messrs. Hayes, Mason. Sherman 2, Mitchell, Clarie, and Budd, ia the cabin. January 19-The 6hip Shackamaxon, 1240 tons, West, from Liverpool, 4th October, with ?56 Government emigrants. CT BARED OUT. Jan. 18-The cotter Henry, 60 tons, Stainers, for Port Wakefield. Cargo-2 anchors. Same day-The cotter O. G., 16 tons, Heard, for St. Vincent Bay. Cargo-I cask ale, 2 boxes tea, 2 buses soap, and 2 packages weam g appa- rel. Same day-The schooner Laurel. 89 tous, Guthe- ridge, for-ííuiobeu Bay. Cargo-5J bags and 5 barrels floor, 3 bags sogar, 2 half chests tea, and sundry stores. Same day-The ship Sea Park, 835 tons, Spud- ding, for Ceylon. 4 Same day-The cutler Joseph Lee Areher, 55 tons, Bock, for Port Elliot. Passenger-Mr Dent, tn the cabin. * January 19-The barque Merope, 310 tons, John Merritt, for Melbourne. Passengers-Mr W. ...
MISCELLANEOUS SHIPPING. [Newspaper Article] — Adelaide Morning Chronicle — 20 January 1853
MISCELLANEOUS SHIPPING. As the Augusta Schneider was coming in ander double-reefed topsails through Back SUire Passage, on MoDtlay, there was a heavy gale of wind, and as her cook, John Clark, was hauling aft the fore sheet, whilst the ship was in stays, the 6&il flapped, and he was knoeked overboard. The sails were at once put aback, and the life-buoy instantly dropped, but the poor old mao's COD fused efforts to reach it as a rapid current bore it away were ineffectual. The boat, also, was speedily lowered and put off, but too late to save the unfortunate man, who has left a wife and six children in Locdon to mourn and suSfer for his fate. From the deep regret felt for him which the Captain has evinced, we believe he would joy fal ly receive subscriptions for the widow and the orphans, acd we should expect that with the intelligence of her bereavement, she will also receive proof that, io tbe satisfaction of oar own prosperity, we are not regardless of the distre s of othe...
THE CONVICT QUESTION IN VICTORIA AND VAN DIEMEN'S LAND. [Newspaper Article] — Adelaide Morning Chronicle — 27 January 1853
TBE CONVICT WESTION TN VIC- TORIA. AND . YAN DIEMEN'S LAND. - : , ? The mischiefs wbîeh hive arisen .inci- dentally out of the agitation of the Convict Question are quite in character with the demoralization involved in the question it- self. It has caused her Majesty's Govern- ment, under the counsels of Earl Grey, ta treat these colonies, .Van Diemen'e Land especially, with a degree "bf crjjelj^andT faithlessness which has tended: jnpre: tóan. anything else to weaken their attachment to the mother country. It seduced the head of our own Government into anons* the only considerable error, the only act decidedly unpopular with which his ad- ministration can be reproached. It has in« cited amongst some of iijoj jinhabj^nts of our northern districts A fastastieel-eraving after territorial dismembetöeni.H ^5nd we find by our intxUigence ïrom-! tbea neigh- bouring colonies of Victoria and Tasmania, that there also its hateful influences have been vigorously at work. : ; In Victoria the....
[To the Editor of the MORNING CHRONICLE] [Newspaper Article] — Adelaide Morning Chronicle — 27 January 1853
[To the Editor of the MORNING CtitRONicLE ] SIR,-Having seen that a contemporary publication, which has al «fays for some reason or other sneered at the Mechanic's Institute, has taken up its old complaint and mourns over the shelves of this library groaning be- neath trashy novels. I venture to say a few words iu defence of my own favorite species of rt adirg. That trashy novels exi r» I doubt not 5 but so does trash in every department of literature, we have trashy history, trashy trashy travels, and even trashy sermons, and trashy news- papers, and as novels are written more osten- sibly for amusement than these others, and are lighter reading, perhaps a greater auioun t of trash is swallowed in this form by the read- ing public than in any other, except perhaps in newspapers. But tastes differ, and James* novels are food to some jieople, while they are poison to others, and some men actually glean information from the works of Harrison Ainsworth, and amusement from the dreary wr...
THE PLAIN GIRL. EDWARD LOQUTTOR. [Newspaper Article] — Adelaide Morning Chronicle — 27 January 1853
THE PLAIN CIEL. E»WABr> JjOQÜTTOB- j If Tm in love, it ls not with aface Which common people reckon &lt;»mmon^jHace ; And those dear eyes between the hine and grey Shot not at Bight á^o^^^^áe'i^y i" ThertigtirB sômèwh^ Tkë wahtójf úl}^^ V.. The bair noemi tn&löitreleaika 4 ¿e*3,,. "' "i *Clagiipt.i$t theoga cbv'nng sash a noöle he*d. 1 Can I relatei bow L against ingwâ%- ^ - Against ni j interest au3 ia spite of Bliin, Disputing every inch with all mr art; j To sack a woman fairly lost'my heart ; Oh ! who can tell oa superficial glac© How all the elements of high romance, ' Concealed in quiet cir and humble guise. Lie hid vithin those blueish, greyish eyes ; ? Or who could guess what love, and sense and truth, Are in thy-head and heart, beloved Bath ! Treasures of knowledge, equal to my own, Still depths &lt;>f thought, to meaner minds unknown; High plans of duty, neble views of life, With all the love man longs for from a wife. For she has tried to be,...
SHIP MAILS. Thursday, January 27. [Newspaper Article] — Adelaide Morning Chronicle — 27 January 1853
SHIP MAILS. Thursday, January 27. Mails will be dispatched as ander For Great Britain, by the Barbara Gordon, to Swansea, on Monday, 31st instant, at half-past 9. For Sydney and New Zealand, by the Cheshire Witch, to Sydney, on Saturday, 29th inst., at 2. For Vistoria, by the Henriette, this day, at half past 12 ; by the Adolphus Tates, on Saturday, 29th instant, at 2 ; and by the Augusta Schneider and Colina, on ¡taturdoy, 29th instant, at half, pasts.
ADELAIDE MARKETS. GRAIN AND FLOUR MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Adelaide Morning Chronicle — 27 January 1853
ADELAIDE MARKETS. GAAIH ARO FLO OB ftU.BK.ET. \ Wheat, 6s 6d Floor, £19 Ditto, seconds, £16 10s. Barley, English, 5s 3d to 5s 6d per bushel " Cape, 4s to 4s 6d per bushel Oats, 7s Sd to 8s per bushel. I Bran, 1B 2d Pollard, ls 2d j CHAS. J. BABRT. Currie street, next to G. H. Fox and Co.
VICTORIA. [Newspaper Article] — Adelaide Morning Chronicle — 27 January 1853
VICTORIA. A Company has been formed, to be called "The Hobson's Bay 8team Navigation Com- pany," for the parpóse of ensuring a more re- gular and certain system of communication be- j tween Melbourne, Hobson's Bay, arid Geelong, by means of steam vessels and iron lighters ; j and also to erect a private wharf, whereon 1 goods might be landed and sheltered. The I amount of capital, £50,000, in 5,000 shares of £10 each, with power to increase it to £100.000. An Association has also been formed, to be j designated "The Melbourne Tract and Sabbath School Association." The objects of the Society are declared to be: "To supply each dwelling in and around the city with a religious tract weekly ;" (a plan of sub-division being adopted to prevent a super- abundance of distributors in some localities, and an entire absence of distributors in other localities as heretofore,) and *.* to replenish by earnest invitation the various Sunday Schools." The co-operation of all religious denominations ...
ADELAIDE RETAIL PRICES. [Newspaper Article] — Adelaide Morning Chronicle — 27 January 1853
ADELAIDE RETAIL PRICES. Bread 6d per 2lb loaf Floor 3|d per lb DAIBT FBODUCE. Butter, fresh ls 4d per lb Cheese ls Sd to ls 6d per lb - Milk 4d per quart Eggs ls 6d to 2s per dozen Fork 8d to 10a per lb Ham ls 4d to ls 6ddo Bacon ls to ls 2d do Geese 6s to 12s each Fowls 6s to 7s per pair Pigeons ls 6d to 2s do] Ducks 6s to 7s 6d do Wild ditto, 4s to 5s 6d per brace Teal 2s 6d to Ss do Quail Is 3d to ls 6d do Turkeys 12s to 20s each
LOCAL COURT, WILLUNGA. Wednesday, January 17. [Newspaper Article] — Adelaide Morning Chronicle — 27 January 1853
LOCAL COURT, WILLUNGA. Wednesday, January 17. PEOUSE T. MC REA.-Action to recover 45s for making three pairs of boots. Flea filed admitted owing 30s. which had been tendered to plaintiff and refused. Plaintiff, sworn, said he had made three pairs of boots for defendant's children*, by his order. No agreement was made about price of boots. * Defendants-aid he had tendered 30s to the plaintiff ac payment for th&lt;s boots, which was re- fused. James Castle, sworn, said' that 23s was the price of such boots per pair; 10s for journeyman's wages, and 7i for materials each pair. The defendant having found the materials, judgment was given for the plaintiff for 39s and costs. COLVIN V. MASON.-Action to recover 61. amount of damage by pigs. Settled by arbitration. HANNEB V. LOGAS.-Action to recover 9Í. 4d., the amount claimed for reaping 7£ acres of wheat, Plea filed, payment would be made as soon as the work was completed. Settled out of Court. HANKER V. SELLOCK.-Action to recover ...
ROSS'S SHARE LIST. 2, EXCHANGE COLONNADE, January 26, 1853. [Newspaper Article] — Adelaide Morning Chronicle — 27 January 1853
BOSS'S SHABE LIST. 2, EXCHAKGB COLONNADE, January 36, 1853. Burra«-Sales at £131, cash. i GOLD MARKET. j Gold, £3 12s 6d, boyera. HÖHET MARKKT. Money-IO per cent, on freeholds. Ditto. 12« to iô per cent, on other securities. Several eligible securities offering at 8 per cent. Apply to J F. ROSS, Broker.
MUNICIPAL COUNCIL. Tuesday, January 25th. [Newspaper Article] — Adelaide Morning Chronicle — 27 January 1853
MUNICIPAL COUNCIL. Tuesday, January 25th. Present-Alderman Sherwin in the chair, Messrs Hall, GlandfieH, Beevor, Hay, Frveasb,. and Lawson. Waterworks (in ComtnßteeJ.--A. letter was read from Messrs" Taylor and. Berry,-stating that Mr Berty would attend personally to give information with respect to their proposed works. I ' Mr Berry being called in said thnt they did toot require the monopoly to supply the city ' . with water, hat at the same time they should oppose any other parties who would make a j similar application. . Mr Berry having expressed his willingness to^ address a letter to the Council, stating that they! required no monopoly in their supply, it was j £reposed by Mr-Glandfitld, seconded by Mr' [ til-That the Comqiittee recommena that j a letter be addressed to the Colonial Secretary ' communicating the result of the Council's pro- ( ceedinga^in reference to Messrs Taylor and Sw« offer for the establishment of temporary Waterworks, and requesting his Excellency's aah...
LOCAL AFFAIRS. [Newspaper Article] — Adelaide Morning Chronicle — 27 January 1853
LOCAL AFFAIRS. j THE GOL» ASSAY OFFICE.-The quantity j of gold deposited on Tuesday, was 60 oz*, j 0 dwts. 0 grs., ? which, valued at £3 Us per I OZM amounts to. £213 0 0 and, adding the total value j of previous deposits, viz., £1,460,329 .12 H j gives a present total of.... £1,460,642 12 ll - MR PAXTON'S RACK CUP.-A fe« days baas, we recorded the robbery of a silver racing" cup from Mr Paxton's residence. North-terrace, committed, as it «as supposed, by a man. who called on pretence of delivering a message to that gentleman. Mr Paxton, on discovering his loss, inserted an advertisement announcing the robbery, with a description of the-eup, and offering a. reward of twenty pounds on such in« formation being given as would lead to-the conviction of ute thief. On Wednesday last, during the absence cf Mr Paxton in the country ao elderly man end woman drove np to bis house and delivered up the lost «up to Mrs Paxton. In answer to various questions as to how they came into possession of...
LIVE STOCK MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Adelaide Morning Chronicle — 27 January 1853
LtTB STOCK. MAKKET. Cattle.-There has been about the average suppl j of cattle during the week. Fat bullocks have ranged from ¿7 to I'S 10s per head. Caws from £5 10s to £rt. Lean cattle are worth abont £2 each. Working bullocks are not in demand. The j butchers are giving for calves from ¿2 to £2 17s 6d. each. ; Sheep-The market has been fall; supplied with fat sheep, which are selling at from 12s to i 4s per head ; middling quit'ty are worth about 1 ls per head.
HAY MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Adelaide Morning Chronicle — 27 January 1853
HAT MAMET. I Hie market has been moderately supplied this week. At the beginning of the week bnt a few loads arrived, and iras fetching from £26 to £27 ' per ton. Yesterday; the large number of sixty j loads arriving, caused a reduction in the price, and ! £23 vas the maximum figure. About 150 loads ; reached town during the week. Greenstuff is get- ! I ting scarce, and is worth about £10 per toa.