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COTTON. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 8 October 1856
COTTON. (From the New York Weekly Tribune, April 12.J Contemporaneously with die advance of cotton to the position of a leading article in the commerce of die world — the increase of its production in the last century, so far as it enters into that commerce, hav ing been almost exclusively confined to our South ern States — has been die growth of the pretensions of those who produce it, and their claim to an exclu sive control of the policy of the country in accordance with their peculiar views. Nor hate we of the Northern States of the Union been the sole sufferers by this insolence. The English, as die great con sumers of cotton, have been not a little annoyed by the pretensions of our cotton-growers to regulate die market and fix prices to sait themselves; and it is well known that they have made earnest efforts in the last few years to encourage end improve the growth of cotton in India, where it has been raised in large quantities from time immemorial for home use, whence very ...
SKINS. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 8 October 1856
SKINS. Rides, 10s to 12s each; calfskins, 3s each; sheep skins (woolled), 3s each; wattle bark, per ton, £4; lambskin, 8d each; fat, per lb, 3d to 4d; tallow, per ton, £32.
The Inquirer & Commercial News. Quid verum atgue decens, curo et rogo, et omnis in hoc sum. WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 8, 1856. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 8 October 1856
Quid cerum atque deceits, euro et rogo, et omuls in hoc sum WEDiNESDAT, OCTOBER 8, 1856. The meeting of Council on Friday is con vened specially for the purpose of taking into consideration, and finally passing into law, two Bills prepared by the Crown So licitor, having for their object the enlarge ment of remedies of creditors against the persons of their debtors, and the relief of insolvent persons, with provision for tha collection, administration, and distribution of their estates, and for the prevention of frauds affecting the same. It will he recol lected that two Bills, professing to attain the same objects, were introduced last ses sion, but withdrawn in consequence of the divided state of public opinion with respect to the necessity of such a measure, and also with reference to the details of the bills, but more especially in consequence of their tc cognizing the principle of imprisonment for debt. His Excellency, on the occasion of the withdrawal of the proposed ordinance...
COLONIAL PRODUCE, WHOLESALE. Thursday. August 21. 1856. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 8 October 1856
COLONIAL PRODUCE, WHOLESALE. Thursday. August 2L. 1856. Bacon, per lb lOd to Is; hams do., 1» to Is 3d; cheese, colonial, 7d to8d; English do Is 2d to Is 4d; fresh butter, Is; salt do Is; Eggs, per doz. Is to Is Id; colonial soap £2 6s; oats, per bushel 4S 6d to 5s 6d; English oats, per bushel 6s to 6s 6d; hay, per ton, £3 to £3 10s; straw, do., £2 10s; potatoes, do., £4 to £5; swede turnips, do., £5; pressed hay, none; barley, (English), per bushel, 7s to 8s; ditto (Cape) 4s to 5s;
Proposed Settlement in Northern Australia. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 8 October 1856
Proposed Settlement in Northern Australia. (From the Shipping and Mercantile Gazette.') The Lords of the Treasury having, after mature de liberation, given the preference to the Eastern route to Australia via Singapore, it becomes highly im portant to bare some British settlement on the Northern shores of the Australian Continent As. however, little encouragement can be expected from the Government towards such a project, both by reason of its present monetary wants and engrossing attention to home matters, and in consequence of the anti-colonisation views entertained, the matter must necessarily be taken up and prosecuted to a success ful issue by the merchants themselves. The nation al and commercial importance of such a measure has been over and over again urged in onr columns, and it has frequently received a degree of earnest and partial attention. But other and more engross ing matters have generally driven it out of notice. Viewed in its importance nnder a scientific point of...
GRAIN, AND FLOUR, MARKET. FACTOR'S RATES. Grenfell—street, Adelaide, Thursday, August 21. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 8 October 1856
GRAIN. AND FLOUR, MARKET. factor's rates. Grenfell-street, Adelaide, Thursday, August 21. Fine flour, £26; Seconds, £25; Wheat, 9s; Bran 16 8d; Oats, colonial, 5s to 5s 3d; English barley, 8s; Cape do., 5s. H. COWIE. Adelaide, Thursday, August 21, 1856. Flour, £25 per ton; wheat, 9s 6dper bushel; bran, Is 6d per bushel; pollard, Is 8d; English barley, 7s to Is; Cape do., 5s; oats, colonial, 5s to 5s9dL MolvTElTH & MCIKHEAD.
Markets. SOUTH AUSTRALIA. ADELAIDE MERCANTILE REPORT. Friday evening August 22. 1856. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 8 October 1856
Mai-tots. SOUTH AUSTRALIA. 1DELAIDE MERCANTILE REPORT. Friday eveninc. Aninist 22. 1856. Owing to the absence of any late intelligence from the neighbouring colonies during die week, the trans actions in flour were limited, though the tone of the market was verr firm. Yesterday and to-day, since receipt of the English and colonial news per White Swan, a very brisk business has been done, and an advance of fnlly £ 1 per ton established. The late rains have prevented wheat coming in in quantity since last Saturday; but as the weather im proves it is expected to come steadily forward. The improvement in the price of flour has occasioned a corresponding action in. wheat, and good milling samples may be quoted at 9s 6d per busheL Barley and oats remain much the same. Trade in English goods is dull, and sales are slow, The arrivals this mail have been considerable, but as a great number of die goods are come on indent and as die spring trade is at hand, they are not pressed upon die marke...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 8 October 1856
vict ship 'Runnymede.'* MR. SAMSON TTAS received instructions to sell at auc li tion, at the Commissariat Store, Fre mantle, on Wednesday the 15th instant, at 1 o'clock precisely, the undermentioned Barplus stores of the convict ship 'Eaany- mede,' viz : — Oatmeal, Bice, Teas, Salt Beef, Suet, Mustard, Pickles, Vinegar, . Treacle, Chocolate, Biscuit, Wine, Bum, Raisins, Butter, Chloride of Zinc, Oats Tobacco ALSO,— Coir beds, Hammocks, Tinware, and empty packages. Commissariat, Western Australia, ) Fremantle, Oct. 6th, 1856. j PERIODICAL SALES.'' To be sold by Auction, by MR. T. SMITH AT THE ? AUCTION JMLAJRT, William-street, Perth, on Wednesday, 15th instant, at one o'clock: — A QUANTITY of Household Furni ture. ALSO,— Tea, coffee, sugar, sago, &c., &c. ALSO,— A new patent Mangle. mENDERSwill be received until Tues X day, the 14th instant, by the under signed, at Perth, for the following pieces of timber to be delivered at Guildford — 260 boards 7x1 — 15 feet each 1...
VICTORIA. GRAIN AND FLOUR MARKETS. Saturday, August 16. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 8 October 1856
VICTORIA. GRAIN AND FLOCR MARKETS. Saturday, Angust 16. Dight's Mills. — Fine' flour, £28 per ton; seconds £24 do.; Haxall, do.; £30; bran, 2s 6d per bushel. Wheat bought at 9s to 9s 6d. do. W. Degrades and Co.'s 2fills.— Fine flour £26 #' ton; seconds, £23 do.; Chilian, £25 do.; Gallego and Haxall,£31 do. bran, 2s. 9d per bushel; wheat bought at 10s to 10s 6d per busheL Fulton & Smith's Mills. — Fine flour £28 per ton; seconds, £26 do.; bran, 2s. ed. per bushel; wheat bought at 9s to 10s. per busheL Carlton Steam Flour-Mills.— Fine floor, £27 per ton; seconds, £25 do.; bran, 2s 6d per bushel; wheat, at 10s. to 10s 9d per bugheL Hadley's MilL— Fine flour, £28 per ton; seconds, £24 do: bran, 2s 8d per bushel; wheat bought at 8s 9d to 10s 3d per busheL
South Australian Tariff. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 8 October 1856
JSoutfc^ustitittum StoijJ. All imprted 'goods, with the following exceptions, are ad mitted a a duty of s per cent, ad valorem : Beer, Porter, Ale, Cider, and Perry . . 4d per gallon. Coffee ? 6s per cwt. Cora. Healtand Flour, viz : Wheat, Bailey, Oats, Maize and Millet, Peas, Beans, and Pulse . . 6d per quarter Halt ? .. 3s per quarter flour, Bleai, Bran, and Pollard . . 2d per 100 lbs Fruit (dried;, of all sorts ? 4s per cvrt. Bops ? 2d perlb. Iron— Bar and Uod ? 10s per ton Sheet aud Hoop ? 14s per ton Pig ? .. .. 2s 6d per ton Pitch and Tar ? Is per barrel Provisions and Preserved Meats .. 3a per cwt Resin ? 6d per barrel Spirits «r Strong Waters of aU sorts .. 9a per gallon Sugar — Uefiued and Candy .. .. 4s per cwt. MuBcovado ? 2s per cwt Molasses ? lspercrrt. Tea ? 2d perlb. Tobacco— Manufactured .. .. .. is perlb. Unmanufactured ? 6d perlb. Cigars and Cheroots ? 2s6dper. lb Snnff ? Is perlb. Sulphured and tarred, for Sheep Shingjes and laths ? 6d per 1000 Trenails and Spokes...
Victoria Tariff. Rate of duty. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 8 October 1856
Rate of duty. Ale, porter, spruce, and other beer, cider s. d and perry, the gallon ? 0 6 Cigars, the lb ? „ 3 0 Coffee and chicory, the lb... ? 0 I Spirits, or strong waters of any strength not exceeding the strenght of proof ^by Sikes's hydrometer, and so in proportion for auy greater or less strength than the strength of prooftba galloa ? ..... Spirits, cordials, liqueurs, or strong waters, sweetened or mixed with any article, so that the degree of strength cannot be as certained by Sikes's hydrometer, the gallon. ? 10 0 Spirits perfumed, tbe gallon ? 10 0 Sugar, raw and refined, and sugar candy, the cwt ? 6 6 Tea, the lb ? 0 0 Tobacco or snuff, the lb ? 2 0 Wine, the gallon. ? 2 0 All other goods, wares, and merchandise free
VALPARAISO. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 8 October 1856
VALPARAISO; - We have been favoured, safs the Melbourne ' Argus,'' with the eight of additional commercial advices from die Weat Coast of America, all of which confirm the accounts of. tbe scarcity of wheat at Chilian ports in ApriL The following extracts, however, give promise of shipments at a later period of tbe year t — Valparaiso, April 3, 1856. ' Daring March we had ten days of rain — most unusual thing in Chili — and large parcels of outlying wheat have been destroyed. 4 to 5 dol lars per 155 lbs. are asked tor sound wheat, and millers only buy for immediate wants; and in die absence of stocks of flour is worth 12 dollars 50c cash per ton quintals, and some weeks may pass, without any material decline. We tiaink 'that later on, say August forward, onr stocks should admit of liberal exports at about 0 to 10 dollar^ say per two quintals.'
New South Wales Tariff. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 8 October 1856
gw f outlt Hates garjf. £ s. d. Tea, perlb. ... ... 0 O 3 Coffee, .- ... 0 0 2 Sugar, raw, per cwt. ... 0 5 0 Ditto refined, ditto ... 0 6 8 Molasses, ditto ... ... 0 3 4 Chicory .. ... 0 0 2 Beer, in wood, per gallon ... 0 0 1 Ditto, in bottle, ditto ... 0 0 2 Wine, not more than 25 per cent alcohol .. .. 0 2 0 Brandy and gin, Sykes' proof, do. 0 10 O Whiskey and Rum, ditto ... 0 7 0 Liquers, Cordials, and Brandied Fruits, do. ... ... 0 10 0 Perfumed Spirits, ditto ... O 7 0 Colonial, ditto ... ... 0 6 5 Ditto ditto grain — ... 0 7 0 Tobacco, perlb. ... -. 0 2 0 Cigars ... ... 0 3 0 Snuff ... .. 0 2 0 Drawback on Refined Sugar, 6s 8d per cwt. Drawback on bastard sugar, 5s. per cwt. AIX OTHEH IMPOSTS ABE FREE
Western Australian Tariff. SCHEDULE No 1 TABLE OF DUTIES. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 8 October 1856
Witskxn Australian tariff. SCHEDULE No 1 TABUS OF DUTIES. Beer, Porter, Cider, and Perry, bottled and in wood, 4d. per gallon. Cigars and Snuflj 2s. 6d. per lb. Coffee, 4s. per cwt. Spirits, Cordials, or strong Waters, not being perfum 'd, or Medicinal Spirits, to be used as medicine or perfumery only, for each and every imperial gallon of such Spirits, Cordials, or £trong Waters, of any strength, not exceeding the strength of proof by Syfce's hydrometer, and so in proportion for any greater strength than the strength of proof, or any quantity greater or less than a gallon, I2s.* per gallon. Tea, 2d. per lb. Tobacco, manufactured, Is. 9d. per lb. Tobacco, unmanufactured, Is. per lb. Wine, bottled and in wood, 2s. per gallon. On all Goods, Wares, and Merchandize imported into this Colony, and not other wise charged with a specific duty and not hereafter set forth as free of duty, a duty of seven per cent, according to the invoice value, 7 per cent. SCHEDULE No. 2. GOODS FHEE OP DVTT....
Shipping Intelligence. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 8 October 1856
§ fcWiUj Jittetttjgeittt. AfiEITED. On the 3rd instant, the schooner 'Empress,' from Fort Gregory and Champion Bay. Passen gers — Captain Wray, the Colonial Secretary, Dr Galbraith, Mr G. Shenton, Mr F, Gregory, and ten steerage passengers. Cargo — 53 bags wheat, 10 kegfc butter, 50 bags copper ore, 38 bales wool, 8 bags barley. On the 6th instant, the schooner ' Preston,' from Port Gregory. Cargo — 22 casks oil, 27 bundles whalebone; and twenty- fire passengers. Same day, the cutter 'Zillah,' from Buubury. Passenger JVf. W. Clifton, Esq. Cargo— 85 bags potatoes, 5 kegs butter, and sundries. 8ATLED. On the 7th instant, the cutter *' Sea-Gull,' for Bunbury aud Vasse. Cargo — 1 hhd. brandy and sundries.
Prices Current. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 8 October 1856
grices Current. flour, fine Adelaide, per bag ? : ? none Do. do. colonial ? i 10 0 Tea, per chest or box, per lb_ Is 9d to O 2 6 Coffee, per 1b ? O O 9 Sugar, Cossipore, per lb ? 0 0 6a Brown, per lb. 3d to ? 0 0 4 Bope, Indian, per lb ? : ? O 1 0 Ditto coir ? 0 0 6 'Rice, Java, per lb..... ? 0 0 2 Ditto Patna ? 0 0 2 Ginger, (preserved) per box ? 1 ? I 10 0 Bottled fruits, per dozen ? 14 0 Sauces ditto ? 0 12 0 Salt, English (fine) per lb ? 0 0 2 Ditto (coarse) ? 0 0 1 Tobacco (in bond) per lb., Is 6d to.... 0 1 9 Cigars, real Manilla, per thousand ? 5 0 0 Ditto inferior* ? 3 0 0 Soap (London) per lb ? 0 0 8 Brandy (in bond) per gallon ? 0 14 O Rum (West India) per gallon ? 0 7 0 Gm (Booth's No. 1) per gallon ? .... 0 18 0 Wines, port (duty paid) per dozen ? i 16 O Gram, per bag, 1681bs ? 18 0' I/ins'^d oil, pe- gallon. ? 0 7 6 Whale oil ? 0 5 0 Cocoa-nut oil ? 0 4 6 Beef Irish, per tierce ? 6 0 0 Do. other sorts ? 3 O O Champagne, per dozen 40s to ? !,.*.. 2 10 0 Porter, per hogsh...
TASMANIA. August 16, 1856. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 8 October 1856
TASMANIA. August 16, 1856. Flour is still nominally quoted at £24 per ton but it is difficult to say how much under that amount the article can be bought in quantity. Probably we shall receive advices by the ' Black Swan ' to day, which will give merchants and millers some thing definite to base their future transactions upon, tor at present all their information is uncertain, and the most Eangnine private advices- from Mel bourne recommend extreme caution in this market. Wheat was sold yesterday at from 8s 6d to 9s 3d, according to quality. One of die millers has ceased purchasing wheat, but declines to sell flour under £25 per ton. Launcfston, 16th August. — The additional in formation brought to hand by die ' Black Swan ' has had the effect of making (he highest prices of flour quoted in our last issue firmer. Holders are less disposed to sell, and unless considerable quantities of breasJstofls arrive from Chili to reduce tbe price at Sydney, diere is no doubt feut flour will adv...