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THE GAZETTE. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Australian — 14 July 1840
THE GAZETTE. COLONIAL SKCBCTAHY'S OFFICE, 1st July. - lt ba* ng been reported to His Excellency the Governor that ce tain parties are a»w residing upon the streets and Government Land at Port Adelaide -Notice ig hereby given, that all such parties are required to remora from the public lands without delay. Joly. 6th.-His Excellency the Governor and Resident Commissioner directs it to be notified thaine Surveyor General ha* the superintendence of aÜ pjjblic roads and jGoot paths, iucladtag bridges, causeways, toll gales, and other v works io direr fit connection with them, excepting oal y those vrhiehs* ma* esme Arider lui charge of Municipal Corporatiousfv. ; The Assistant Commissioner^ has - tl«» Wperintendeoce of> all other public works, with* «be same exception^ ? The HarbeToT Master of Port Adelaide has the-* saDettnteitdeVPe of ail vessels, barges, boats, and« ether jueanse!. «rater transport in the public service,-, afloat or building, and of all stores .directly. connected...
The Southern Australian. ADELAIDE: TUESDAY, JULY 14, 1840 THE SESSIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Australian — 14 July 1840
üTfje Soutien» gUtstraKan. ADELAIDE: TUESDAY^ JCLV 14, 1840 THE SESSIONS. THE sitting of the Supreme Court on the criminal side has now terminated,, and the business on the civil side is,, we understand, defeired tor another, three week«. To/those who aie interested iii the w elfare of the Colony -a.ul especially io those who are concerned for its ad vaneement in sound moral culture -it .must indeed be grattfyttig to hear, that in- a pvriod or four luotiths,- so few cases of crime shouhffiave occurred, and that of those few, so limited a number should have pertained to&lt;«ur o »vu- Colonists« the number of cases in all was twent}T five-. Of those charged, T.Wo. were naives, -stx io n away sailors,. TWENTY ONE tivm Sydney, Port. Phillip,, and Van Dtem^n's, L mil, and N i NE e«i.igrauts,t-making a tota « of thirty six persons. The cases, f rr .the most part, were of a trifling nature, and such as would in langland have been disposed of in a more summary, manner. The »ul y cas...
Launceston Corn Markets, June 5th. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Australian — 14 July 1840
Launceston Corn Markets, June 5th. The contract for the supply of bread to Govern ment ia this town has been taken al Is 64 the four-pound l»af. Wheat has been sold to-day at 17s per bushel, which may be regarded as the market price. UNION STEAM MILLS.-Wheat Ids to 16s, oats 5s 6d to 6s, pollard 2s61, bran Is 9d per bushel ; flour, first quality, £50, second £48, ration £40, per 2000!bs.
Hobart Town Markets, June 5th. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Australian — 14 July 1840
Hobart Town Markets, Jone 5th. Wheat still continues at the price quoted las n week, 16s per bushel, at which quotation some considerable quantity has exchanged hands. Tba prices quoted in our weekly retaros are lös, 15s6d and 16s, the variation being occasioned, as far as we can perceive, by the quality of the different samples, and not by any present tendency of the market to « look down,' although there are not a few who insist upon it that such is, or very shortly will be, the case. The millers present price for flour is, fine £90>% second £48, third £45 per ton j the copious and seasonable supply of water has not therefore reduced the price of this article, as we had fondly anticipated that it might; from which we 'guess* hat liie millers, at all events, are inclined to * look top* in their markets. Barley, English, Ils; Cape, 8,3 per bushel. Oats, 6s 6d to 8s per bushel. Potatoes, £7 to £9 per ton. Cabbages, 2s 6J. per dozen. Carrots, ls 6d per dozen bunches.. Parsnips, 9s ...
IMPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Australian — 14 July 1840
IM POKTs». iJAfGO of the Culdee from Greenock :- 9 bales, it cases, IG boxes 20 crates, 24 packages. 20 I ?firkins, 20 half barrels 5 bints merc!ian&lt;lize, 6 bags cork*. 400 qoarier boxes soap, 118 casks bottled ale, 2 boxes ironmongery, 1 ».ox thread, 1 box guns, 16 c-tsks nail*, 6 casks oatmeal. 4 boxes habeidasbery, 4 bales slops, 1 box silks and cottons, 4 half firkins botter, 10 tierces of earthenware. 5 tierces Biddierr, Iii hbds ale, 12 j hhds porter. 39 cask« bottled ble, 309 deals, 162 ! battens, O') p-ickages bottled wine, 12 ditto I porter, 1G boxes pipes, 8 quarter ca»k« vinegar) 55 barrels flour, 30 easts battled liquors. Cs nco of the William Nichol, frotó Dublin:-130 barrels dour. 50 tons salt, ll casks warning, 236 deals, 5,000 «lates, 47d battens, 22 «ask» biscuit, 4 puncheons whiskey, 2 ditto salt 10 crates earthenware. 6 cases preserves, 20 wo- el bari our?, 1 box thread, 6 bales canvass, 16 boxe* re i herrings, 1 case candies i case couh ctioos.
VARIETIES [Newspaper Article] — Southern Australian — 14 July 1840
VARIETIES CASE OF LIBEL.-lo the Court of Qjeen' Bearii ia London, an action for libel was iritd brou¡4hi by I otd Beresford against tbe Mornin¡ Chronicle, for tbe publication in that paper n strictures against the noble plain iff, impu ing M him that be had ejected certain tenants from bi: property in tbe county of Carlow, from p ditica and religions motives Defendants pleaded ; jus ifioflMoo-the facts of the ejectment undei circumstances of great hardship were not denied Tbe damages were laid at £10.000, and the jun found a verdict for plaintiff.-Damages £100. ROB ROY'S VIOLIN.-A gentleman in thc neighbourhood of Kinross has an old »¡olin, which there is reason to believe, once belonged to the far famed Hob Roy. It was long in the posse-.si.irj af a highland gentlemen of Perthshire, well-known in his day for his musical talents, and for his collegian of musical instruments. On the inside is written "Robert Roy Macregor. 1660,', which corresponds with the youthful period of this cel...
THE LATE COMMISSIONERS. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Australian — 14 July 1840
THE LATE COMMISSIONERS. FROM a "letter addressed ' by George Palmer,: Esq., to the editor of the South Australian' Colonist-a new paper ex clusively devoted to the interests of South Australia-it appears that some of the .late Board of Commissioners, . of which Mr. Palmer Was one, fee! ex- -; ceedingïy sore-and -that with great justice-i-at the unccremoniona manner |n which they were dismissed by Lord . Jfohn Russet!.. We,saxJ^/fy,-^íq^in Wlependenl ; of the official hauteur i with «which they were treated^ in betnjr;&lt; re fused an audience witts** ¿he Colonial Secretary, no auffipïë«| ackno\vJedg «meqt of the important setffices they fen .deted to the Colony during the toi Island ^anxieties of five years* continuance, sappear to have been märjjg. t " ; 'Let us not be understood by these sremarks, as expressing an opinion}ad .werae to the New BoaHl of Commis -stoners, or as nndervaluin^any serpees ?hey maybe àbte to. render to the c|>lo 'Hy. AU that we propose now is,, ...
SUPREME C TURE.—CARNIAL SIDE. Friday, July 11th. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Australian — 14 July 1840
siipac uti c muí'.^ >¡ iu si D K . Fufo*Y. .ru/y mb. Fraud* Mulholland aa£*Geor.ge Sc*tt* w ;e asaiti put to the Uar this- m$rain¡r. on »h- charge ol an as-a«,lt up0í»; j hs fl iAt abd Jahn Kar»e&lt;. in 'he mn &lt;td o( VI »reit U&lt;t. and alter n oro neted ind, were KP.itienc* d . « seven years' transportation. Thomas Wainwright t w** n x&lt; ca ted np, on. tlie charts of sleay,«&lt;sj nn-í b is» of «nions, value £3, the property of TIIOIIMS Mu¿¡r, A de14-de, &lt;»« di 6 h M.»5-t*P¡l Frùiu he bsènce of -io -mi>or;a«l witness; M»' Mcjçg was a a aid- to identify th*? property,:, aod the case wa&. therefore thrown up by counsel. John Jones, of Giwler Town, wig then brought forwa-d, on tbe charge of hiving s'o'eu- a walch, ..and dr-"sing-eas-», the property of Richa d Bean, in Marah last. The presumion w.*s co«d«cted by the Advoc*te-&lt;ïene«al, vad Mr Mann appeared for the defence. The witfies«es called f"r the pr...
STEAM NAVIGATION TO INDIA, VIA THE CAPE OF GOOD HOPE. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Australian — 14 July 1840
(STEAM NAVIGATION 'T&lt;» i N IM A, VIA TH Ii CAPE OF GOOD HOPIS. . ?. i ' ' , .J Oil.. \\ a learn, tro tu the. J;rue scotsman, of :Y! .ITCÎI - -2 ! st, t\\xi Hie Vernon has at Jetigth an i ved at her desuna tum., alter a Jong a«*i protracted vo\a:P. The application of an'^'eiiuin« ot" 30 horse porter lo a vesseîs&lt;Vf lOOí) tons is out of ai! prop** lion ; b^t vt heyi syefitid, +>y *in:'Ii a fprctî aiotie, y.esseljSt' 1000 fo.us Ç&lt;IHI«4 fee propelled at the rate of f«»«r knots a» hour^ lire «expt ri ment may he re» arded a¡5 successf'tiMy detiioiistr^rùigsxhe appi.éáltoin oí* steam as an auxiliary to sail«-.« I he follett it»g is the extract T " * ?s We ar«* ¿dad io >e enabled io'announce th« arrival a- Calcutta, ««f Ute \%i'Worr, E ist "I diainan. Otrr readers will »ecol eel that *\%~ is a sh:p«t.ifae largest cia«»-' of-i«d amen, *t.»>0O tons, and is »upplii d wish an en_ine of ihi: ly1 horse pow*>r, as an auxi Ury tu ber satin. He roy ¡tue ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Southern Australian — 14 July 1840
£tii**lj> ftafclfc Auction, TO BB SOLD BY PUBLIC AUCTION, by Bentham & Co. OB WEDNESDAY. July is, at their Booms Kine William-street, at 12 o'clock precisely, r^p U E remaining building lots in ISLINGTON, £ _ which is.now tue second Village in the Province, containing upward* of ISO inhabitants, and two licensed houses. The Wesleyan* and Baptists are aboot erecting two places of Worship aa sites presented by the proprietor. After which, 30 lots in (he rsing town of Brighton 3 Water Frontages in ditto 8&lt;J-acre Section 556, in Harlie We. and 3 superior building lots in Currie Sireet I allotment, No. 166. Thebarton By order of the Mortgagee under Trust for Sale. John Barton Hack - \ J. C. S. White. S TO BE SOLD BY PUBLIC AUCTION, bv Bentham and Co. At their R&lt;>oms, King William Street, on Wednesday, July 15th 1840, at 12 o.clock. entirely witboöt reserve ALL THAT PIECE OF LAND situate in Pirie Street, being one quat ter part of Town Acre No. fl 59. W...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Southern Australian — 14 July 1840
Southern Australian Office. rpHEfollowingrareth^ ¿erma of the" SOUTHERN c AUSTRALIAN," which is published every Tuesday and Friday morning, at the Office,corner oF Stephens-place, Rundle-street. PRICK OF THE PAPER-6d per number, or 21. per annujn paid in advance. Subscribers have their pa pers sent to them if they desire it. ADVERTISEMBSTS.--e lines and under [each inser tion] Ss. Gd ; above 6 lines, 3d. per tine-Adver tisements cannot be received later than 4 o'clock on Monday and Thursday ; and orders to discontinue Advertisements already inserted, must be sent to the office before 3 o'clock on the Saturday or Wed nesday prior to the next day of publication, or they cannot be attended to. Advertisements must bare written upon them the number of times they are to be inserted, or they will be continued nntil countermanded. AU Subscriptions and Advertisements must be paid for iu advance. Notice to Consignees. THE Ship FAIRLIE, Captain Ed 1 ward Gunett, has arrived in Holdfast-Bay. fr...
Shipping Report. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Australian — 14 July 1840
1 A rt KI VI-D. _ JvLv y.-The ««-booner Jane F/a row «, 20 wi&lt;, Tailor, f«oin Port Lincoln, in Lallatt. P ssei-ger* -Air Hawson, Captain Robertson, Se géant M Allis'er. and a prisonc. JOLY II -The »hip Dauntless, 698 tons, j Miller, Oom Greenock, .with a general cargo, j passengers, aod emigrants. I SAJl.tD. I JDLV 9-The schooner Planter, 12a ton«, B 'ird, for Sjdney. 1 JOLY 9-The schooner Abeona, 96 tons^ H >wson. tor Hobart To»\n. JuLY IO.-The ship Indus, 427 tons, Clark, for Srduej, with part of import cargo.
MECHANICS' INSTITUTE.—THE HON. CAPTAIN STURT'S LECTURE. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Australian — 14 July 1840
MECHANICS' INSTITUTE.-THE HON. I CAPTAIN STÜRT'S LECTURE. On Friday evening last. Captain Sturt delivered his second lecture on the Geography and Geology of Australia, in the large rooms of Messrs. Bentham and Non m us, King Wi I iain street, to an attentive and gratified audience. His Excellency and family were pre sent. We have been favoured with Captain Sturt's notes, which we publish entire. The hon. gentleman commenced - When I last ad tressed you I dwelt rallier on the features of the Australian continent, than on] its geo'o.&lt;tcaî formation, because 1 did not at the lime i ¡ük 1 shoud a-ra in occupy this place, and I was ariKiaus as une wo ? ?? ad r'versed it in many piaces, to give y »ti my impression of its interior. I a ii now however, to mention to you such ob servàiions as I hav- mad;' on tbe ecology of the continent, and I »hall al the close ot 'hf evening draw your a teation to lbs first stag'-s of Geo'ogy as a science, leaving to some other opportunity to ex...
ADELAIDE PRICES CURRENT. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Australian — 17 July 1840
AD EL AL©* PRICES CURRENT. Ale, London, per hhd...j£8 O 0 lo£ 9 O 0 Ashby, per bri.8 10 O " 9 O O Dunbar, per doz ....0 16 Q mjm 0 7 0 Colonial, per bbd.....5 0 0 . . Arrowroot per lb ......... ¿.0 .2 0 ... Beef, fresh, per lb» ...........0 0 ;9 « » Brandy per gal.¿n bond . .0 12 0 ... Bran per 100 lbs...........0 16 .0.. 18 9 Botter, fresh, per lb.. ... . .0 .3 0 . . .3 6 «alt, per do ......0 2 0.... Cape, by tbe firkin 0 16 ... 0 Ol Bread, per «lb loaf.0 2 0 ... 0 2 0 Candles, .wax,-per lb...... .0 3 6... English luoolds ....0 1 2 .. . spermaceti .......0 3 6 .. Burford's dips....O 0 8.. Cedac, per foot, inAeg. ...0 0 6 .. inch boards ......0 0 -6.. Coffee, perdb...............0 10.016 Cheese, English, per lb......0 2 0 .. 0 2 6 Colonial, per ditto .0 16.. 0 110 Cigars, Manilla, per 1000 3 0 0 .. 6 6 0 Chunsura,per do..l 0 0 .. 2 0 0 Currants perrib ...........0 1 4.. 0 Cordage per cwt . .... .4 10 0 .. 5 0 0 Canvass per bolt...........3 10 0.. Deals per foot."...0 1 0 .. 0 12 Flo...
Launceston Corn Markets, June 5th. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Australian — 17 July 1840
Launceston Corn Markets, June 5th, The contract for the supply of bread to Govern - me ot in this town has been taken at ls 6d the four-pound loaf. Wheat has been sold to-day at 17s per bushel« which may be regarded as the market price. UNION STEAM Mitxs.-Wheat 15s to 16s, oats 5s 6d to 6s. pollard 2s 6d, bran Is 9d per bushel; flour, first quality, £50, second £4S, ration £40, per 2000lbs.
EXTRACT FROM CAPT. MARRYAT'S "DIARY IN AMERICA." [Newspaper Article] — Southern Australian — 17 July 1840
EXTRACT FROM CAPT. MARRY AT'S '* DIARY IN AMERICA." I had to travel by coach for six dat s and night« to arrive at Baltimore. As it may be supposed, I was not a little tired before my journey was half over ; I was therefore glad when the coach stopped for a few br ors, to throw off my coat and lie down on a bed. At one town, where I had s opped, I bad bej.n reposing more than two hours when my dom was opened--but this was toi common a circumstance for me to think any thing*of it-(he people would come i«Ho my room whether it was tn bed or out of bed, dressed or not dressed, and if I expostulated,they woald reply, ' Nevermind, we doi.'t care. Captain.* On this occasion, I called out, 4 Well, what do you wanlT .* Are you Captain M ? V said the person walkinc up tn the bed on which I was lying. ' Yes I am," replied I. j ' Well, I reckon I would'nt allow yon togo] th ron-h our town without s-eing you any bow-'j Of all the bumana, You're the one I most wish to,; see." * - I told him I was...
Hobart Town Markets, June 5th. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Australian — 17 July 1840
I Hobart Town Markets, JvneSlh. Wheat still continues at tho price quoted hui» week,-16s per bushel, at which quotation some considerable'quantity bas exchanged hands. The prices quoted in bur weekly returns are 153,15s6d and 16s, tbe variation being occasioned, as lar as ? we can perceive,- by the quality of the different samples, and not by any present tendency of the market lo « look down,' although there are not a few who insist upon it that such is, or very shortly will be, the oase. The millers present price for Boor is, fine £50« second £48, third £45 per ton ; the copious and seasonable supply of water has not therefore reduced the price of this article, as we had fondly anticipated that it might; from which we * guess* hat the millers, at all events, are inclined to4 look. top* ¡a their markets. Barley, English, Ils; Cape, 83 per bushel. Oats, 6s 6d to; 8s per bushel. Potatoes, £7 to £9 per ton. Cabbages, 2s 6d. per dozen. Carrots, ls 6d per dozen bunches. Parsnips, 9s per ...
HOBART TOWN MARKETS. JUNE 15. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Australian — 17 July 1840
I HOBART TOWN MARKETS. JUNE 15. j In consequence of înMIigencè^rectîved from Sydney and tur neighbouring colonies, a consider able rédaction lias ¿¿ken place fri Ibe jince of wheat ; several parcels of wheat tia ve b en sold at the New Wharf, during the lasTfew dajs. at 13s, and 13* Gd ; and a further-Jftdnetion mast lake nlace : the 21H loaf is selling at 7d. The j principal cause of rile long comUouance of (he j high price of cora, arises, ia oar ophion, from the j circumstance of severa' indivj.luals^f-. large capi tal, h»rra"- made extensivej>urch;»s#s. at a high [price; and who', being enabled tp^affpid it, now 1 hold on, in the l»ope-wo soaped a vaia one of an accidental rite. MARKETS, JONE 15-Wheat, 13s per bu-hel ; oats, ?s dino ; Cape barley, 7sloü* &lt;ti««o ; Eng lish ditto, 9s lo 1ÜT ditto ; loos*» i^j, r^'6 «*> £? per ton ; pressed di to, £7- io £8 ditto; Port Ai thur coal«, l&r ditto; Sydney-ditto, £2 5s ditto ; she oak, 19« diu«.; gum,14s'dlf«» b...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Southern Australian — 17 July 1840
ABSTRACT OF SA1.XIS%Y AUCTIO*, ADVERTIZED TO TAKE PL4CE ^ETWfeCS AND OUR NEXT DAY OF PUBLICATION. . , :i'ft' , , ' . i Iii' ? TBX8 DAT. . LF' " BENTHAM & CO. at their .rooms, King William street, at 12 o'clock, aUota^nts WPLaitd . at North Adelaide, -.;É0.> ' . BEN TH AM & CO, on the premises* the Stock in trade of Mr John Wa'ker. SATURDAY* ^ HA ILES & PEEK., at their Stockyard, Hin die j - street, at 12,o'clock. S ock fee,- . gi/ BENTHAM & CO., at th-ir Rooms,» king William Street. Land in Pirie Street, bj order of the Mortgagee for Sale. - BENTHAM & CO. at their róotn,.Híqdípy. street, at 6o'clock in the eveawg/BIerchanOize. BEÓHDAY* «o '-' , BENTHAM 8c CO., at their IWrns -Ring William Street, .Earthenware, Win - St.?.,. HAILES & PEEK, at their room, H'>>iJ!e) tfeet, at 1 o'clock. Land ' "