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No title [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 31 August 1858
OFFICIAL documents inform us that during the year 1857 the Emigration Commissioners despatched eleven ships to this colony convey- ing 3,239 persons. Of this number 1,985 were nominated by colonists, and 1,254 were selected by the Commissioners. The nominated emigrants were 1,426 from Ireland, and 559 from England and Scotland. The emigrants selected by the Commissioners were exclusively English and Scotch, the selection being intentional in this respect, and designed, as far as possible, to re- store the due proportion of the several nation- alities. Taking into account the whole of the year's emigration, the Irish exceeded their pro- portion by 84 per cent. : looking only at the nominated emigrants, the Irish exceeded their proportion in the ratio of 201 per cent. On the aggregate emigration of the year the English and Scotch fell short of their due proportion by 26 per cent. ; their deficiency on the nominated emigration being 63 per cent. The nominated emigrants shipped during 1...
POLICE COURT—ADELAIDE. TUESDAY, AUGUST 31. [Before Mr. S. Beddome, P.M.] [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 1 September 1858
POLICE COU'KT-ADELAIDE. lursnvv, Vi cist 31 [Befoi vii s> jjeddome PM] UriMv.EN>nss-levo poisons w le ti ud is each for this | oin ni e Vssyufme. am, VQTACK.-1 ¡anas J)ola)i,a. good sp^ci nnnot a Iippci uj bin w is di ii^ecl w th beau chunk and | lintot s m Hrndlev-stuit, on the ,0th August and asslulting I'ohci-tonsf îblts.rohii "Union ne! Ricbatd Cooper, whilst pi the evocation oi thtn duty \itir lu unu wh it tht pu- se jil s louiisel ("Mi Ingleby ) had to « iv tor the defence, His Worship obstived he would bivi bien bitter satisfied if some tv ideate h id been tddiii eel by the prosecution as to the Olivia ot the elistuibiuce Howevei, it was clear that an is aiiltbiabunioinmrred, loi yvhich pusoncr must pay a (moot His jin lint was it one» pud and the prisoner left
SUPREME COURT.—IN BANCO. MONDAY, AUGUST 30. (Before the Full Court.) IN THE MATTER OF TUNGKILLO DISTRICT COUNCIL AT THE RELATION OF JOHN BAKER. [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 1 September 1858
.SUPE EMIS COURT.-IX BANCO. Monday, August 30. (Before the Full Court.) Is thk Mattek or Tungkillo District Council at the Rklation of .Joh?» Bakkiî. Jin Attorniv Genci il moved puisuant to notice upon ail el iv its of John Baku lsq and Mr &lt;" harks Iovve,lhat the ltlitoi si ould bi it liberty to diaw up a i ule absolute on g muds "tiiif ii,; t m oii^mal constitution of the distuct as well as the v i chtv of tin die tion of tin present Council He st red tint hav i Ind been given to Mr Bakir to file an affi di it in nisivu to tint tisul on show tug cause against the ui't ¿ii í mel windi tout mud sthcdules setting lorth the mines of the inhabit nits oi tin distuct m qutstion and the p.i tictdus ol men J md lad houses Isow, before Mi }> ' ci could po si bl) inswti 01 bt aw ire of the pin po t of tin afhdmt itftrrtel to tin Court had given jtlgmint contiiud to tin littei ¿mund of the iule vi/ tint the diction w i" mv did He would how- ey l, butti txpl nu tht position of tho...
ADELAIDE RETAIL PRICES. BREAD AND FLOUR. [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 1 September 1858
ADELAIDE RETAIL PRICES. BREAD AND FLOUR. Bread, 5d the 2-lb loaf Flour, 3d W lb | BUTCHER'S MEAT. | _Beef,4dtoSd&lt;f ft Pork, 8d to lOd V ft , -Lamb, 4s to 6s V qr. Veal, 8d to lOd ?t? ft I Mutton, 4d to 7d ¥ ft DAIRY PRODUCE. . Bacon,Colonial,lstols2d¥pft Hams, colonial, is 6d ¥ ft Butfer,frcsh,ls6dtols8dVa> Hams, English, is ed to 2g Vit Ditto, salt, none Milk, ed to sd ¥ quart Cheese, colonial,is tois2d$?fc Ducks, 5s to ïs V pair Ditto, Dutch, is 4d V lb Fowls, 6s to 8s ¥ eouple Ditto, English, 2s *" ft Geese, 8s to los each Ditto, Swiss, is 9d If lb Pigeons, 2s to 2s 6d i* pair Lard, Is to Is 6d V ft Rabbits, 3s to 8s ¥ pair Egg-), is 4d to la 6d V dozen Turkeys, los to les each FISH, WILD FOWL, &C. Crayfish, each, 2s ed to 5s Periwinkles, per pint, 6d Ducks, Wild, I? pair, 5s to 8s Quails, #' brace, Is 6d Lobsters, each, 5s to 12S Salt Fish, ed ?!? lb. Murray Cod. each, 5s Teal, V brace. 3s 6d Oysters," 6d to is. FRUITS. Almonds, dried, is if ft Lemons. 4d t...
WEEKLY RETURN OF BONDED GOODS. [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 1 September 1858
WEEKLY RETURN OF BONDED GOODS. Return showing the quantities of the undermentioned goods received and delivered in the Bonded Stores at Port Ade- laide, during the week ended 24th August, 1858, and the quantities remaining in bond at the termination of the said week : ?se S c a f§S* Deliveries. af j Home cnsump tion. Expor- tation. Spirits, gallons, viz. Brandy 124 636 39 49,191 462 17,972 Giu and Geneva 80S 807 91 45,124 Whisky 207 209 21,331 Of Wine 250 36 1,132 Cordials .. ... ... 393 Perfumed 28 132 Unenumerated 76 1,061 Wine, gallons .. 207 . 12,713 Beer, porter, ale, and cider, gallons.. 800 35,910 Tobacco, lbs - Manufactured 12,519 2,814 69 . 65,413 Unmanufactured .. ... ... ' 850 384 7,317 ... 2,048 Tea, lbs. 1,022 Coffee, cwt. ... 137 0 19 Sugar, cwte] Refined ... ... ... Muscovado .. 21 0 5 1,686 3 0 3,915 2 24 GEO. PAQUALIN, Warehousekeeper.
IMPOUNDINGS. [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 1 September 1858
IMPOÜNDINGS. Impounded at the Public Ponnd, Hamilton-One bay mare, white face and feet, black mane and tail, like C with .-- over or G with .- over near shoulder, one yearling colt by side, white face and hind feet, no brand visible ; one roan "horse, like F oft'shoulder, like RF near shoulder with illegible brand ov-T 'ike 1ÍR or RP ; one black mare, saddle mark near Side like TV near shoulder; one black yearling coir, no brands visible ; one bay yo irlinjr filly, near hind font white, no brands visible ; one br.u'dle bullock", rather eoek-horiied, EMI* near ribs, white belly and tail ; one black cow, white back, belly, and tail, like 77 near ribs, like FS near thigh ; one yellow steer calf, like JMM oil' ribs : one black yearling heifer, ille gib'e brand like 77 near ribs ;, one strawberry or roan yearling steer, near and otr ear marked, v»'hite belly, no brands visible; one brindle snaily-horn bullock, illegible brand near ribs. If iiot,ckiimed, will be sold September 13, 135«, a...
BUILDING MATERIALS [RETAIL PRICES IN ADELAIDE.] [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 1 September 1858
BUILDING MATERIALS [Retail Prices ev Adelaide.] Deals, 11x3, per foot -solid, 9&lt;L to 9|d. Ditto, sawing deep-cut, per foot, ofd. Ditto, 9x3, per foot solid, 7¿d. to sd. Ditto, sawing deep-cut, per foot, o¿d. Ditto, 7 x 2j, per foot solid, 4ïd. to 5d. Ditto, sawing deep-cut, per foot, ojM. Pine deal?, 11 x 3, per foot solid, 8|d. Ditto, 9x3, per foot solid, 6$d. Ditto, 7x3, ditto, 5d. Tongued and grooved flooring boards, Gi x'lj, per foot, 3d. t0 3$d. Ditto, 6* x 3. per foot, 2^d. Ditto, ej x ¿, per foot, 2d. Balk timber, per cubic foot, 48. 6d. Red gum, 12 x 4, per foot. Is. 2d. Ditto, 12 x 3, per foot, 10£d. Ditto, 9x3, per foot, ?(!. Ditto, 8x3, per foot, 7d. Ditto, 4x3, per foot, 3jd. Best red Singapore cedar, per foot super, 5d. Best Sydney cedar, per foot super, 7d." Ditto, in logs, per foot super, 5d. to 6tl. Stringvbark, 4x3, per loo fbet,"ics. Ditto, 4x2. per loo ft., 14s. Ditto battens, per 100 ft., lös. Palings, 6 ft., per loo, 27s. Ditto, 5 ft., per 100, 21s. P...
LABOUR MARKET[?] [From Hunt's Labour Office.] [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 1 September 1858
LABOUR MARKET, [From Hunt's Labour Office. 1 Per Annum with Board aud Lodging. Domestic and Dairy Servants. Female. Housekeepers, £25 to £30 Good Cooks, £25 to £30 Housemaids, £20 to £25 Laundresses, £23 to £26 Kitchenmaids, £20 to £23 Upper Nurses, £20 to £26 Nurses. £10 to £20 Nurse Giris, £7 to £15 General Servants, £20 to £26 Dairymaids, £20 to £23 Barmaids, £40 to £:>2 Waitresses. £30 to £40 Domestic and Farm Servants. Male. Married Couples, £52 to £60 Ploughmen, (single) £40 to £52 General Labourers, £40 to £52 Gardeners, £52 to £60 Bullock Drivers for Farms, Men, £40 to £52 Ditto, Boys, £14 to £25 Bullock Drivers for Roads, Men, £52 to £60 Ditto, Boys, £25 to £30 Boys to tail Cattle, £10 to £15 Per week, with the usual Rations. Shepherds (according to dis- tance) 12s to 15s Hutkeepers, ditto, 10s to I2g Bush Carpenters, 25s to 30s Fencers, 25s to 30s Cooks, 20s to 253 Grooms, 20s. to 25s Ostlers, 15s to 20s Per Week, with Board and Lodging-Tradesmen, Butchers, 30s to 42s B...
LATER INTELLIGENCE. [From our Commercial Correspondent.] Melbourne, August 31. [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 1 September 1858
LATER INTELLIGENCE. [From our Commercial Correspondent.] Melbourne, August 31. To-day's transactions have been neither large in amount nor satisfactory in prices. A portion of the Bessie Young's cargo of sugar, from Mauritius, was offered at auction, but only a very little was placed, though previous quota- tions Avere fully maintained. There has been some enquiry privately for good brandy,' and also for geneva. Several lots of Scotch oats have changed bauds at 5s. 3d. to 5s. (3d. Flour is nominal ; for small lots £18 to £19 lias been realised, but for large parcels much lower has been taken. Wheat and bran are unchanged in price. There is but little enquiry for any deseription of goods. Price's Belmont candles have sold at 13d. Sardines, 9s. 4d. to 9s. 6d. SHIPPING. ARRiAr£D.-Burra Burra, from Adelaide.
RATES OF EXCHANGE. [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 1 September 1858
RATES OF EXCHANGE. The following are the i-ates of exchange at present adopted by the local Banks of this colonv : The South Australian Iîamîixg Comeaxy, the Bank of Australasia, and the Uxiox Baxk of Australia, Adelaide rssue drafts on London at sixty days' sight at 2 per cent, premium. Buy bills on London at sixty days' sight at par. Issue drafts on g fSydney Ï g Bathurst p .&lt; Goulbourn a5 j Maitland £ 1. Moreton Bay , ^Melbourne .C Geelong S&lt; Portland .2 I Port Fairy > (.Belfast tí e (HobartTown hli j Launceston > c (Auckland ¡5.2 .? Wellington fcS JLyttelton Buy Bills on g f Syd ney "3 Bathurst ^&lt; Goulbourn oj I Maitland £ (.Moreton Bay fííelbounie Geelong 1 Portland I Port Fairy [ Belfast At three days' sight, at l per I cent premium. ÎAt fifteen days' sight, at 1 per j ' cent disco-int ' P'S J Hobart Town ¿J j Launceston ^.a (Auckland S.H -¡Wellington fc 3 | Ly«elton August 26. 1858. At fifteen days' sight, "at 2 pel cent, discount
INTERCOLONIAL TELEGRAPH. [From our Commercial Correspondent.] Melbourne, August 30. [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 1 September 1858
INTERCOLONIAL TELEGRAPH. [From our Commercial Correspondent.] Melbourne, August 30. The week has opened without improvement, and but very few transactions have been recorded. Adelaide country flour has sold in small lots va, £18 per ton. Enquiry is very languid. Bran is saleable at 2s. Id ; wheat is worth Ss. per bushel, or a shade over. SHIPPING. A reived.-Oriental Queen. Sailed.-The Dunedin, for Adelaide : Con fiance, for Batavia ; Caspian, for Callao ; What Cheer, for San Francisco ; Bessie Young, for Mauritius; and Dover Castle, for London.
MARKET REPORT. Adelaide, Tuesday, August 31, 1858. [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 1 September 1858
MARKET BEPORT. Adelaide, Tuesday, August 31,1858. The Augusta Kaufmann's cargo was offered by Messrs. Wickstced & Co. to-day, but the trade exhibited great reluctance to purchase any quantity, and most of it was withdrawn for prices considerably over the biddings. The following rates were realized for a portion, viz., 191. 5s. for rice, 58/. for white Bally crystals, and 39/. lös. for yellow, 7s. 6d. per dozen for gunny bags, 5d. for salt- petre, 8d. for castor oil in tins, Cid. for leaf-tobacco. At the same sale chicory fetched 5d., and pint salad oils 12s. The trade in flour has been dull throughout the day, cash buyers being indifferent about operating even at the lowered rates asked. There is no change to note in wheat. Offers have been mode of some very fine samples at 6s. 6d., delivered at the Port. Bran is enquired for at Is. 7di. WHEAT AND FLOUR MARKET Fine flour, £16 Ms. to £16; wheat, 6s. ; bran, is. 7d\; barley, English, 6s. 9d. ; Cape, 5s. ; oats, none. COWIE &am...
MILLET. To the Editor of the ADVERTISER. [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 1 September 1858
MILLET. To the Editor of the Advep.tisek.. Sir-For the information of your readers, I beg to say last year, at this time, I purchased 1 lb. of millet seed in Adelaide for 8d. This I sowed on about a quarter of an acre of ploughed Land. Tlie result was that in 90 days I had my crop ripe, but being engaged in other matters at the time, a great deal of seed was lost, but I presume if all had been saved I should have had at the rate of 30 bushels to the acre. Tho straw (about 4 feet liMi) would, I presume, have boen abou* five ton= to tli3 acra if cut for hay, and from the fact of my cattle devouring ii so greedily after I had thrashed "the seed out Í believe it would make superior liar, if cut in a moro green state, that either oats, wheat, or borley, and it can be? sown now, and is oft" the land in 91» days again. This is a great desideratum to some people. Yours, &c, X. Y. Z. P.S.-Can any one give a few hints on the cultivation: of gram ? If so, I sliall considérât a great fa...
POST-OFFICES. To the Editor of the ADVERTISER. [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 1 September 1858
POST-OFFICES. To the Editor of tho Advertiser. Sir-"Will you allow me through your valuable journal to caution the public, when posting letters in any of the petty post-offices, to see the name of place where posted, and also date marked on envelope, be-fore leaving, espe- cially where they have no regular post stamps, it being of great consequence, as the following will prove :-On, Wednesday last, the 11th ult., I sent my son to post a note atone of these offices ; it contained a bill for a debt, which, if not paid in so many days, J intendtd to sue for at the Local Court, Strathalbyn, which was to be held fourteen days after posting the bill. The amount of Lill not forthcoming, it of course went to Court, when to my surprise tho envelope was found to be elated the 14th, instead of the 11th. being the day it was posted, and through this I lost the costs of the Court, for as it was re- presented, I had given too short a notice. The note lc*a prove was written on the 10th, and posted...
No title [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 1 September 1858
The Register says that Editors have no business at public meetings. Let no one think that we misquote our contemporary, for he really asserts and tries to defend this position. The Editor of the Advertiser a few nights ago attended a public meeting of " citizens" in Adelaide, to record his protest against Government officers who were not amenable to Parliament, hold- ing seats therein ; and that circumstance has offended the Register, which says .that " editors have no business at public meetings," as it is not their "sphere." Now we have not the slightest disposition to dispute the right of the Editor of the Register to determine in what " sphere" his own influence shall be exerted, but we really do object to his defining ours. If the Editor of the Register feels that he can do better with " the talent of silence" than with "the gift of tongues," of course he can hold his peace. But as the fox which had lost his tail could not induce his brethren to adopt a tailless model for thems...
No title [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 1 September 1858
PAitLiAMCXTARTproceedings on Tuesday ,allhough not including any great questions, were not with- out considerable public interest. The address to His Excellency in reply to the inaugural speech was moved and seconded by Messrs. Baker and Ayers, who appeared, however, to be by no means satisfied with the speech to which they had pre- pared the response. Some other routine business occupied the attention of the Council, for which; w e must refer to our report, but we cannot pass over without remark the action of the Legisla htive Council in reference to the address of congratulation to IT cr Majesty on the marriage of the Princess Royal of England. The address was considered in Committee of the whole Council, the President having left the chair ; and afler its adoption Mr. Ayers obtained leave to give notice of motion to the effect that Mr. Baker, who intends shortly to visit England, should be deputed to present the address in per- son to Her Majesty. As several leading mem- bers of ...
PARLIAMENTARY SUMMARY. [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 1 September 1858
ÍAELLUIESTAJiY SUIIaIAJÍY. Ix the Legislative Council-The address in reply to the speech of His Excellency was, after some discus- sion, agreed to, and notice of motion was given for the Hon. Mr. Baker to present it personally lo Her Majesty, on tlie occasion of his forthcoming- visit to England. After some other routine business, the Council ad- journed until this day, at 2 o'clock. Ia the House of Assembly-Various notices of motion were given, and several documents, alluded to in our report, laidon the table. The House adopted a congratulatory address to the Queen upon the marriage of the Princess Boyal with Prince William of Prussia. Also au address thanking Her Maje'sty for having bestowed upon this colony some of the trophies of the Crimean war. The House expressed its satisfaction at the steps taken by the Home Government for annexing to this colony the territory between its western boundary and the eastern boundary of Western Australia. It was determined that the House should...