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No Title [Newspaper Article] — The Herald — 2 January 1869
Irr '-concluding .:our notice of. the Real Priopity , Act of' South Australia we shail..try to sumnarise as clearly-. and as shortly as we caii, the principal features that recooiimend it for adoption. The great objects. of the Act. are to give cer tainty to title, to facilitatd. proof and to render dealings with land' simple and 'inexpensive. Those iwho have gone through the Act will`li;v see by whit iani .these two resultf, cerainty otitle and facility of dealing are sought &lt;to' be acconmplished. The first is securedo&lt;by the issue of a document called a crtificate of title, by which the person "named therein as proprietor of any landas secured in pos session against every contingency, and cannot be dispossessed. Under the general law relating to real property,. saucih a title was impossible. The evidence of title consisted of a long series of deeds showing all the changes of ownership that had taken place, and if one of these deeds happened to be mis sing the...
MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — The Herald — 2 January 1869
FLOUR. here i~ no alteiatton in price to riecoitd since out las and it may be quoted nominally at i 51 tot£1G pet ton. Bales are.of t'ie nieierest retail discriptiion, aiidi there is an evident tendency down ward.· : One or two paicels consigned from the other colonies, will notbelandedc but will be sent .o to another port. It is calculated there is about five:,month's supply on hand of old stook. WHEAT'r-There is no neow. w at in: the mai'ket:yet, but prices wilL rule low, notwithstanding the great :-los '"a ::the Champion Bay districts. BAtIEY.--Very little .t thaid rice may be quoted at 4s. OATs,-The growth of -this description of horseitodderis increasing faster than.the enquiry. Sales are so small, as not to be. worth quoting. It is surprising that this grain is not more largely used. as horse. corn, being far superior to -.either wheat or barley. PoLLARD and BRAn?:-Steck-si ire, not large, but sufficient to: meet: demands. Bran may be quoted at £7.: Poll0ard, £8 per.ton of 2,0...
SCRAPS. THE THREE FLOWERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Herald — 2 January 1869
- SCRBAPS. THE THREE FLOWERS. She wore three flowers upon her breast, .'2 " The white, the red, the blue, The snowy whiteness for the pure,': .-: The azure for the true; . '"And last the red, the rosy red, . . . " ll moist with morning dew. Ur. " Oh, keep," I cried, " the flowers you love;- , "' The violet shy and fair, -: " ' :.' . : " And let thewhite camellia gleam " Amid your fowing ha:r ; " But give, oh, give me back the rose, . " To cherish and to wear.. . * -' " You need it not; your gloomy cheeks: S" Its freshest bloom excel.;. .'-,: " And sweeter odours haunt you lips " Than.in its petals dwell ;. . " And there are meanings in the flower i. "More deep than I can tell.". : - : .:-'-.*. -",;. :- . . '. .- . ^ . - - " iv. :She sent it back; she knew the thought: *:d * Amid its leaves that lay ; And thus were mutual hopes confess'd, " : * "; By symbols pure as they ; " And thus I won my blushing bride, One happy summer day. BcltETIN ON A MiEMBER OF A. TEM PERANCE SOCIETY.-2 P. ...
SUMMARY FOR THE MAILS. [Newspaper Article] — The Herald — 2 January 1869
MIARY FOI THlE MAILI. It is our duty not only to summarize the sayings and doings of our social community for the past month, 'but to. revert to the substance of those for ?the past year. 1868 is of the past 1869 is of the future, and we should gladly ac cept for the future year in many respects the condition of the last, but it is ordained etherwvise, and the iiost promnising dis trict of.the colony has beun saverely visi tedl, and to a ceitain extent the. whole community are more or less affected by its consequence:. It is however a. great consolation to: know that the progress of the colony, though it may not advance so rapidly in the next as in the proceeding year, based as it is upon sound principles is secured -the suspension is but temporary and in all probability consequences imme diately beneficial will be the result. POLITICAL. At this period of the past year, consi derable political excitement 'disturbed our social community, and much personal aci'imony was displayed on t...
COMMERCIAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Herald — 2 January 1869
Trade has been tolerably brisk as-itgene ,rally is about Christmas time, 'but there will no -doubt be a :reaction. Frnirmers will endeavor to do with as little as they can till next harvest, andi the S Qrekeepers have lately learned a les.on they- will not soon forget, and will be loss anxious to foirce goods upon their customers, and accommodate tl.e a wit.i I a.'erd' e:' We are glad to hear that the observa-. tions- we imade in. our last Summarjvy; p'ointing out that if it pays houses in the other colonies to send their- travellers here to sell goods; it should pay. our own merchants to employ commercial Travel lers, have had the eff et of drawing atten tion to the matter, and we learn that an individual well qualified from his good. business habits- to act as a travller, is about undertaking sales 'on co?inlissiou. We feel quite sure the' merchants will soon see thte advantages derived from the employment of such an agent. "Sales by Auction are numerous, and goods 'are moved off ...
RAILWAY RETURNS. [Newspaper Article] — The Herald — 2 January 1869
RAILWAY RETURNS. Although the return of the trafflR re eeipts upon the Victorian railway for the week ended 26th November last does not contrast favourably with that for thesame week of last year, it is not the less true that throughout the month the improve meat recently so noticeable has conitinued. Last year th3 arrival of H.R.H. the Duke of Edinburgh raised the proceeds of the corresponding week's passenger traffic to the exceptionally high figure of £8,651 3s. 3d:; while this year they are given at £3,584, Os. 3d.-a difference of £5,067 3s. In other matters, however, the balance is slightly in favor of the present year.:. The total receipts for the week amount to £11,931 13s. 2d., against £;1,818 19s. 5d. in. the corresponding (week of lkst year; the weekly average, .&11,064 7s. 11d., against£10,326 17s. 6d.; and the aggregate receipts for the forty -seven weeks,. £520;026 12s. 2d.; com pared with £485,335 10s. 7d. up to th~ same period of 1867. This favourable conditio...
THE WEATHER. [Newspaper Article] — The Herald — 2 January 1869
THE WEATHEa has. been .?sangely irregular; for t:his season.of the year; In the early part .of So i oitht it way usexa iably cooly but quite o-suddenly it `hanged and the v eather .has for ?th last week been inten sely hot. A heavy hailstori passed-over Perth on- Sunday .the -29th, doing, con siderable damage to vineyards and .fruit trees.- The harvest is all but. comipleted throughout the Colony and in. the dis tricts not severely visited.by redi rst, the yield is above the average. - Thre clip of wool is very superior in' quantity .and quality to that of last year.. The vire na -unless the sudden setting irii f .:tlie iot weather-:affects it--will be larger and fri.it of all kinds.promises to: be. buridant..
TENDERS ACCEPTED BY THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT FOR 1869. FORAGE FOR POLICE HORSES. [Newspaper Article] — The Herald — 2 January 1869
TENDERS ACCEPTED BY THE LOCAL GOVhRNM1'FNT FOR 1869. FORAGE FOR POLICE HORSES. Albany:,!. McKail, hay, per ton, £7.9s. 6d.; barley, per bushel, 4s. 9d. .Albany Road (36 mile)-H. Saw, hay, per ton; £6 1l9s; bar!ey, per bushel, 4s. 1d:7. Albany Road (121 mile)--Crn waill & Taylor, hay;,per ton, £6 10s 6d. ; barley, per bushel, 4s. Bannister-F. White. hay, per ton, £6 10 ; G. & J. Watts, barley, per bushel, 4s: 6d: Bunbury-M. Hay & Son, hay, per ton, £3 14s 6d : barley, per busheF .3s: 8d-. Baylap -E. Martin, hay, per ton, £4 4s; oats, per hushel, 4s. Blackivood, No. 1-W. Coverley, hay, per ton, £5 19s 6d ; W. Blechynden, bar ley, per bushel, 4s. 6d. Blackwodd, No. 2-J. G. Lee Steere, hay, per ton, £7 10s ; W. Bleeh ynden, barley, per.. bushel, 5s. Beverley-C. Smith, jun., barley, per bushel 4a. 9d. Champion Bay-F. W. Pearson,'ha, per ton, £4o ; barley, per bushel, 4s.- Caining--qT.' Mddleton, hay, per ton, £5 10s ; J. Liddle!ow ;Oatsi,per biushel, 5s. 6d. D-ong...
LABOUR MARKET. MELBOURNE, DECEMBER 7TH, 1868. [Newspaper Article] — The Herald — 2 January 1869
LABOUR MARKET. MELBOURnS, DECEMBER 7rrr, 1868.. During the past mixonth there has been but little change in the aspect of our labour market, save in the smaller de mand for male servants. This may be explained by the fact that the clipping season carried so many men up-country, that most localities arc just now able to supply their own wants. Haymaking is now general, however, and men disposed to that kind of work are readily engaged at 4s. to 4s. 6d; per acre, or 20s. per week, with rations. In a few days a much more brisk demand for male labour will have set in, as the harvest is im pending; dand where any special cause has drawn off the local supply, the want of men will be greatly felt. A large pro piietor in the .Lake Cooper district, for instance, writes thus, under date Decem ber 3:-"I shall commence cutting wheat on Wednesday next if. I can get hands sifficieut for binding. There is great scarcity of labour here at present all the men havin~g left for the Spring Creek diggin...
AMUSEMENTS [Newspaper Article] — The Herald — 2 January 1869
AMusEx liire do not occupy a.very permament position here.. We have had nothing- fresh for some.time. Signior Abecco: coutinues to give a few of his ballad concertsa but they are poorly attended and cannot: be lre- ; munerative. Some gentlemen at Peith have. formed themselves into an ama teur :'Darkey Troupe' and have give one Eiitertainment which is well spoken of. An Amateur Dramatic Companyhas been formed at Fromantle and isome pieces are in: courso of rehearsal. Barlow and-his per forming Dogs and Mionkies are expected to arrive daily per Emily nSmith from Adelaide.. As this will be quite a novelty, it will most probably take very well.
SHIPPING. [Newspaper Article] — The Herald — 2 January 1869
SHIPPING. The FITzRoY, ZEPrun, and BRIDGE Town, are all loading for London, with a fair.complernent of passengers, and will sail early this umonth. Tue THAMEs' will load sleepers for 'Bombay, she wmill also take about:50 horses, some sandalwood and a few other articles. The NILE, and ELIZA BLANCHE, will load with timber for Adelaide, and the LAUGHING WAVE for. Melbourne with Timber. . The ISABEL takes 50 tons of flour transhipped from the Nile, and some fish and potatoes, and the EMiLY SMITrrH shortly expected from Adelaide, will load with timber for Ade laide. There has.not been so many ves sels in the harbor for a length of tithe. The want of freight so long.:felt seems likely to be supplied at least for. a length of time. THE Rishop of Perth has returned from Chani pion Bay, after laying the foundation stone of the new church at Geraldton. During his stay he held various services in the district, and im proved on' the severe visitation with which it had pleased Providence to affl...
THE STORY-TELLER. TURNED TO ICE. [Newspaper Article] — The Herald — 2 January 1869
TUtNTED TO ICE. She will freeze you to death," said Minnie Holmes, finishing an elaborate description of hor =friend, Miss Helen Rivers'; " anyt.fi. g socold and istill'lI never saw. It is eo strange, Muord'unt'." " So strange,' that I; canr scarcely rea lize it. She was the gayest of the gay. when I last saw her. =To be sarte, that. is three years ago. What does it mean, Minnie ? Some love story ' . " Nobody knows: She went to Nice, soon after you left home, with her mother who was in a :consumiptidn. In three months she returned, bringing:home only the dead body of Mrs. Rivers. Since then she has, live,'in a state of: gloomy apathy. She was inclined to'shut her self up entirely ; but her aun., after the year of mouring was over, insisted upon her resuming her place in society. Still, wearing heavy mouring, she - looks strangely out of place, among her old friends, for her dress is not more gloomy than her dark face. She has turned to ice." . " Was she so. fondly attached to her mo...
PUBLIC WORKS. [Newspaper Article] — The Herald — 2 January 1869
P lUBLIC WoRtEs. We hoar of nothing new. Te'nderas have been,invited. by: the Government for the construction of some stonke-groins near the .mouth of the river to arrest the pro gress of the evils resulting-from the bung ling attemps of the late Governor to-open a cha mnel through the ,bar at the north side. Itis understood the Government will undertake the construction of some pub lic works at Champion Bay for the :pur pose of furnishing enxmlo nment: to the sufferers from "red rust.", :IL is: not probable that anything beyond ::this will. be entertained before the anrival of. thel New Governor.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Herald — 2 January 1869
..YATIARY 4, "?1 ?-. TA;?T':..GE ae?ortmonto of hedi.s' and . - .t's 00lothing, cas-e oF Work *=' .Men's Blacher B-ots, and a quantity - NREDE ED PLEDGES, " Augus 30, 1867, Pair Blankets. Septeimbsr 5th, Coat, 7th Claok, 10th. at:.Cs, .11th.. Shawl, 12th; Ring, 13th, -' ing, 16th Boots; 20th, Coat and V:st. SOctiober 2nd, ýeterinary Instruments, rd,-Ring; 12th, Trowsers. November 12th, Clock, 20th, Ring. "2:,23rd, Watch and Chain, Boots and Shlirt, 25th, Watch. SDeeamber 24tli, Revolving Rifile, 26th, : :Cat, 30th, Coat and Boots. January 3rd, 1868, 1 Suit Black Cloth, I Suit Tweed, 1 Silver. Chain, 4th, 2 . ,ings, 1 Double Bariel Qun,-c. ALSO, -A ch.ioe selection of :Drugs and Chemi ; ý:.ins superidr condition. PWITHO UT RESER VE ! I "::' :SAI. TO COMMENCE AT 11 O'OLOC :. Auction Mart, Dec. 15, 1868. . Sale by Auction: T HE sale of CATTLE advertized by me to take place the last week in DECEMBER, will be held at- the Free . asons' Hotel, Fremantle, on TUES DAY, the '5th January. At ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Herald — 2 January 1869
TUiS PUBLgISED VyRY SATURDAY. 2a OaiL on S I toarEa , _ -Thro' the Post 26e. per annunm. pd. inadvano INGOLE NUMBERS 6D. EA&K. ADVERTISEMENTS. First s lines, 3S. 6d., every additional line 3d, Ilalf-price for each subsequent insertio#. Ad. vertisements for a quarter, or any longer period 6 special agreement. AGENTS. PETU--MR F. FF. ARMSTRONG. NEWCASTLE--MR. J. A. WROTH. NORTHA.---Ma. THROSSELL. BuNnunr.-Mu. G. R. TEEDE. BI3tSELTON-MR. J. W. HUMPHRY. CAnwrPoON BAY-MR. I. WALKER, MELBOUENE-MESSaS. GORDEN & GOTCH ob Printing of all descriptions in the best styles For London Direct. Fo Sail Positively the first week' in January next. T E A. 1. Barque 354 tons, 0. J. HarrisComman der, hai superior accomadation for cabin passengers. For freigght or passage Apply to W. PADBURY & Co., Perth," Or T. & H. CARTER & Co., Fremantle. For London Direct. ,, F~ H E fast-sailing Clipper Barque ZEPiYIR, w..= ., EDxUVD ELIOTT, Cammander. Has superior accommodatio...
Notice to Correspondents. [Newspaper Article] — The Herald — 2 January 1869
oatitt to correspontintt. -An rigirna tale, " Adolphe de Creveccrur," a stor~y o the Crusades will commence in our next. - 'T'imotthy.Q'Slane--your letter would not be iu.terestin to the public. Several letters and ottier cco'repondence must stand over till next week. -e. ?UeraRb SATURDAY, JANUARY 2, 1869.
Shipping Report. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Herald — 2 January 1869
t) [ping r eport . ARRIVALS. :iDec 26: ThAa?es, 579 tons,- Captain'J. Paterson, from Melbourne. Passenges-Mrs. Cuiniming:and family (5), arid L. Ilerwitt; Dec. 28.--ISABELLA, from Melbourne, witn horses for :Butavia. :'Ie't:31i; =--ssRoM, 15 tons, Watson, mas ter, foli t e^Abrolros Island vid'Irwin River. Cargo-2 tonis :gualno. DELPARTURES. ;Dec. 27 =-SwiN; 25 tons, Petersoh, mister, for the .Irwin River. Cargo-several casks bottled beer, 10.-chests tea, 4-cases rum;-1 ilid. gin, 10 -bags salt, 125 pieces timber, 20 bundles- shlingles, 20 packages merchandize Dec. 28.-TWINKLING STAR, 60 tons, IHan hamn, master;for. Champion Bay. Cargo-333 pieces timber, 163 boarls, 3,000 ft. timber; a quantity of shingles, 13 pkgs. of merchandize, &c. Same dity. W1ATER LILY, 28 tons, T. O' Grady, ipaster, for Buanbury and -Vasse. Passeniger-J.Delacny. Cargo---cask brandy. and .;-cask ruim; (under bond). 29:-?IYsTauY, 15 tons, M'Cloud, master, for Chanmpion and Shark's Bay. Passengers JT Flan...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Herald — 9 January 1869
SCRAPS. NEW YEAR'S EVE. New Year I New Year ! come over the snow, .A thousand songs call to thee I A thousand circles wait ghee now, A thousand firesides woo thee I The night is listening for the bells, The doors are wide where the poor man dwells, The cottage glows, the mansion gleams, And dusky red o'er the deep snow streams. Old time sits mute in his silent place- They watch his motions, they mark his face, He starts, he calls, and a merry, merry din Of voices and bells bring the New Year in. Happy New Year ! Happy New Year ! Give us all things kind and dear, And when thou art laid in earth May thy death be as blythe as thy birth. Old Year I Old Year I sink down in thy vaults, All nature doth eschew thee, Lie buried with all thy meeds and faults, For nothing can renew thee. Light are the feet that dance o'er thee dead, Merry the music that rolls o'er thy head, Die with thy last loving glance on them Whose joyance is thy requiem ; Farewell, Farewell, all good or ill, That thou has...
THE STORY-TELLER. ADOLPHE DE CREVECŒUR A TALE OF THE CRUSADES [Newspaper Article] — The Herald — 9 January 1869
THE STORY-TELLER. T.A4 E OF- :TrE C AUSA-DES -"The red cross flis in Holy Land," The Saracen Iis crescenit waves,", . - And Caeur de Leon's gallant band," " Seek proud renown or glorious graves," - ..DI~nsn.'• S Oli shame to Knighthood and to shining arms,' " Oh foul dislhonor." . - STAKE?PERE? S."They fought ikhe bravo men long and well, - " They piled that ground with Moslem slain, "They conquer'd but Bozzaris fell." FitzGreen lHallcck It was the close of a sultry summer day, in the year of grace 1193, that the armny of 'the C?hi'stians, halted within sight. of the famous, and woirld renowned city-of Jerusalem. By a judicious dis tribution of foirces and consummate stra tegic skill, the vast extent of the Holy City was at. once invested, and the leaguer fully and completely established. From every post of vantage, and every point of offence, there waved the blood red banner of the Cross, and from Olivet's mount, Gethsemane's sacred garden, Bethany's hallowed village, the sweet val...
BISHOP'S GRANULAR EFFERVESCENT CITRATE OF MAGNESIA, INTRODUCED AND PREPARED BY ALFRED BISHOP, Manufacturing Chemist 17 and 18, SPECK'S FIELDS, Mile End New Town London. [Newspaper Article] — The Herald — 9 January 1869
B ISHOP'S GRANULAR EFFERVESCENT CITRATE OF - MAGNESIA, INTRODUCED AND PREPARED BY ALFRED BISHOP, Manufacturing Chemist 17 and 18, SPECK'S FIELDS, Mile End New Town London. This perfectly white and delicately ciean granulated preparation possesses remarkable effervescent qualities, which far surpasses the ordinary Seidlitz Powder in its cooling, refr~,z - ing, and mild aperient properties, as well as La its flavour, as a saline draught. It is particu larly well adapted for women and young children, on account of its most agreeable flavour ard mildeffect. N.B.-The genuine has the name BISHOP upon the Bottle, also the Name and Trade Mark upon the Label, and is sold in convenient sizes and secured in so perfect a manner that It may be shipped with safety to any part of the wurl. . Manufacturer also of Granulated and Ethr vescent Carbonate of Iron, Citrate of Quinina, Citrate of Quinine and Iron, Carbonate of Lithia in tubes, Citrate of Lithia, Pullua Vichy and Carlsbud Salts, Seidlitz M...