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GRAIN, FLOUR, AND PROVENDER MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 10 December 1856
GRAIN, FLOUR, AND PROVENDER MARKET. Fine flour, £20; wheat, 7b 6d; Pollard, 1b 6dj bran, Is 6d; oats, 5s ; Cape barley, 5s 6d to 5s 9d. Grenfell-street, Adelaide, Nov. 5, 1856. ? H. COWD3.
To the Editor of the Inquirer and Commercial News. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 10 December 1856
To the Editor of the Inquirer and Commercial News. SIE, — It often happens that the facility given by the press for the expression of private opinions on public matters induces men to 'rush into print' who can neither write sensibly , gramma tically, or intelligibly, but yet who are so puffed | up with self conceit as to send anonymous letters to the newspapers, to be laughed at and despised by the public, however prized by the writer. In this class I should decidedly rank ?* Delta;' that he is a man of but little education and ob fuscated intellect, any one who reads his letter will at once see ; and that he is some petty con vict officer in the country is the opinion of many. With respect to 'Delta's' abuse of the ma gistracy, it is not worth comment, save that abuse from such a quarter is more complimentary than praise ; but perhaps some adept in making ?out enigmas will explain the meaning of such passages as ' Justice to a [true born Briton is like sap to the tree, ani when she...
NEW SOUTH WALES. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 10 December 1856
NEW SOUTH WALES. Oar files from Sydney are to the 29th ult The latest commercial intelligence is contained in the ' Empire' of that date: — The grain and flour markets remain much de pressed. The millers' quotations are still £20 to £22, but actual prices are nominal. The prospect of abundance for a long period deters speculative purchases. The only sales reported are portions of damaged Chilian cargoes, but the prices do not indicate the state of the inarket. It is thought likely that prices will suffer a still further decline.
Correspondence. To the Editor of the Inquirer and Commercial News. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 10 December 1856
'4 Sffi&fresgmuUiu*. ^gfAsa general rule, we wish it to be understood thatwedbnot identify ourselves with the opinions or expressions of our correspondents. To the Editor of the Inquirer and ? ? ' - Commercial News. MY DEAB SIR,— As long since I was known for many years as a contributor to your journal under the name of ' Delta,' will you assure some of my friends, who have expressed their wonder r I should write ' such a letter' as that which ap peared in the Inquirer of yesterday with that signature, that I had nothing to do with the said production. Yours very faithfully, A. DURliACHEB. Perth, Dec. 4, 1856. ?
VICTORIA. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 10 December 1856
VICTORIA. The following market reports of the 1st inst are from the 'Argus.' GHAUT AND FLOUR MARKETS. Dight's Mills. — Fine flour, £24 per ton; seconds £21 do.; Haxall, do.; £29; Adelaide, £23 10s do.; Chilian, £23 do.; bran, Is 9d per bushel. Wheat 9s to 9s 6d. W. Degraves andCo.'s Mills.— Fine flour £23^' ton; seconds, £21 do.; Chilian, £21 do.; Gallego aiui lii'xall, £29 do.; Adelaide. 23 do.; bran, Is. 9d per bushel. Fulton & Smith's Mills. — Fine flour £24 per ton; seconds, £22 do.; bran, Is. lOd. per bushel; wheat bought at 8s to 9s. per bushel. Hadlcy's Mills. — Fine flour, £24 per ton ; seconds, £2-2 do:'bran, 2s per bushel; wheat bought at 8s 6d to 9s, per bushel. Ramsden and Aitken's Flour Mills. — Fine flour, £24 per ton; seconds, £22 do.; bran, Is lOd per bushel. Wheat bought at 8s to 9s per bushel.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 10 December 1856
THE Deputy Commissary General will receive sealed leaders (in duplicate) at tints Office until noon, of Friday, tho 19th' day of December instant, for the supply, during tbe year ending 31st March, 1858. of the following articles, viz.: Tea Sugar Salt Pepper Soda to be delivered at Perth in such quantities as may be demanded. Also, English Soap, 10 tons Composition Candles, 1000 ponnds Hops, 200 pounds all more or less to be of the best quality, and according to samples to be deposited by the party tendering, and each article to be delivered at Perth aud Fre'irahtle, as may be required, in good, merchantable, pack ages, to become tbe property of Govern ment. Parties tendering for the above supplies will be guided by the general stipulations contained in the annual Advertisement dated loth October, 1856. ALSO,— For the supply of BRAN in snch quantities as parties may be dis posed to suprly; to be delivered at the Commissariat at Perth, Fremantle, and Guildford, as may be agreed upon....
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 10 December 1856
imd tyvmtmM Jjteors Newspaper & General Printing-office ST. GEORGE'S TERRACE, PERTH. BVERT DESCRIPTION OF Letter-Press Printing EXECUTED WITH NEATNESS AND DISPATCH, AT REASONABLE PRICES; - The Proprietor* being prepared to execute in a workmanlike manner, SHOP-LISTS I BILL-HEADS AldrOIN AND POSTING BILLS, , SALJS CATALOGUES, £ator unit (BtrAkmn'B fetaf In a new and varied assortment of Type, and in such a manner as will ensure giving satisfaction. To Shippers of Horses. /Jv-i mHE FINE A 1 BARQUE ^fifi^l SHANGHAI, jWKw 460 tons, Captain Logan, will 'yffwffnW sa^ ^or tae Mauritius direct, immediately on the discharge of her inward ?cargo, and offers an excellent opportunity for the shippers of horses to that port. Immediate application must be made to the Agents, C. A. MANNING, Fremantle. Or G. SHEXTON, Perth. Nov. 13, 1856. For Singapore Direct. &± FpHE barque SWJJf, will sail |ga^. _L for the above port with all ffmM|fflwp- dispatch, and being probably jjfffijffjgi, ...
Prices Current. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 10 December 1856
fjritts (ftitrraii. Flonr, fine Adelaide, per bag ? none Do. do. colonial ? 2 10 0 Tea, per chest or bos, per lb.. Is 9d to 0 2 0 Coffee, per lb ? 0 0 9 Sugar, Cossipore, per lb ? 0 0 6 Brown, p*r It). 3d to ? 0 0 4§ Hope, Indian, per lb ? 0 10 Ditto coir ? 0 0 6 Bice, Java, per lb ? 0 0 2 Ditto Patna ? 0 0 2 Ginger, (preserved) per box ? 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 19 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 0 Eton (West India) per gallon ? 0 7 0 Gin (Booth's No. 1) per gallon ? „ 0 18 0 Wines, port (duty paid) per dozen ? 1 16 o Gram, per bag, 168lbs ? 18 0 linseed oil, pf- gallon ? „ 0 7 6 Whale oil ? 0 4 6 Cocoa-nut oil ? 0 4 6 Beef Irish, per tierce ? 6 0 0 Do. other sorts ? 3 0 0 .Champagne, per dozen 40s to ? 2 10 0 Porter, per hogshead, (duty paid) ? 7 0 0 ...
Shipping Intelligence. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 10 December 1856
^fciggmg Jntettuience. ABETTED. December 3rd. — The brig- ' Emma,' Douglas, Master, from Sydney. Passengers — Mr Fisher, Mr Clare, Mr Chipper. Dec. 2nd. — The cutter ' Sea Gull,' from Bun bnry and the Vasse. Cargo — 13 kegs butter ; 14 bags potatoes ; 6 bags barley. BAILED. Dec. 2nd. — The American whaling barque ' Dolphin,' for the cruising ground. Dec. 4th. — The cutter ' Brothers,' for Bonbury and the Vasse. Cargo — 2 quarter casks wine; 3 quarter casks and 1 hhd. spirits and sundries. 6th instant. — The cutter 'Nora Creina,' for Champion Bay. Cargo — 2 qr. casks spirits and sundries. 6th instant. — The schooner 'Perseverance,' for Champion Bay. Cargo — Sundries. 6tli instant. — The schooner ' Preston,' for Champion Bay and Port Gregory. Cargo — Sundries. 7th instant. — The barque ' Swan,' Simpson, Master, for Singapore. Passenger — Mr William Skinner. 8th instant. — The schooner 'Empress,' for Port Gregory and Singapore. Cargo — 15 tons sandalwood, G. Shenton, and sundries for P...
NEW ZEALAND. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 10 December 1856
NEW ZEALAND. Our files from Auckland are to the 18th ult. We quote the following from the New Zealauder of that date:— A decline has taken place in the flour and com market, but no corresponding redaction, as far as we can learn, has been made by the bakers. The following are the latest quotations: — Mr Fletcher's Steam-Mill: Fine flour, £22; seconds, £20 per ton; w!« eat, 6s. to 7s, per bushel; bran, Is. 6d. Messrs. Low and Motion: Fine flour, £22; seconds, £20 per ton; wheat, 7s. ; maize, 6s. ; bran. Is. 6d. per bushel. Mr Partington: Fine flour, £22; seconds, £20 per ton; wheat, 7s. to 7s. 6d.; maize, 6s.; oats, 6s.; bran, Is. 6d. per bushel. Biscuit, cabin, 32s.; pilot, 30s per cwt.
TASMANIA. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 10 December 1856
TASMANIA. Oar latest commercial intelligence from Tasmania is contained in the following extracts from the ' Cornwall Chronicle': — Lacxcestos, November 1. — The flour inarket has become rather firmer here in consequence of last advices per ' Royal Shepherd,' but we have not yet heard of any important transactions for shipment. The retail prices are the same as last week. There is a better demand for potatoes at Melbourne, bnt not sufficient to induce Lauuceston Merchants to ship; those at Circular Head and the Mersey are availing themselves of the opportunity to get rid of their stocks. Flour, fine, £20 to £21 per ton of 2,000 lbs.; do. seconds, £ 18 to £19 do. Grain — Wheat, 7s to 7s 6d per bushel; oats, 7s 9d to 8s do; barley, English, none for sale; do., Cape, 6s to 6s 6d do.: bran, Is 6d to Is 9ddo.; pollard, Is 6d to Is 9d do.; sharps, 12s per cwt. Bread, lOd per 4-lb loaf. Hobaet Town, October 31. — Fine flour, £25 to £26 per ton; Chilian, £25; Hasal and Gallego, £3 to £3 3s ...
Victoria Tariff Rate of duty. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 10 December 1856
Uririoria Wimft Rateofdutv. Ale, porter, spruce, aud other beer, cider s. d and perry, die gallon ? o 6 Cigars, the lb ? s 0 Coffee and chicory, the lb... ? 0 1 Spirits, or strong waters of any strength not exceeding the strengat of proof by Sikes's hydrometer, and so in proportion for any greater or less strength than the strength of proofthe gallon ? 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... ? lo 0 Spirits perfumed, thegallon ? _ ? lo 0 Sugar, raw and refined, and sugar candy, the cwt.... ? ; ? 6 6 Tea, the lb ? q O Tobacco or snuff, thelb ? 2 o Wine, the gallon. ? 2 0 All other goods, wares, and merchsndiss free
New South Wales Tariff. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 10 December 1856
fteui gf mitft Winks WwM. £ s. d. Tea, per lb. ... ... 0 0 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 0 Whiskey and Rum, ditto ... 0 7 0 Iiquers, Cordials, and Brandied Fruits, do. ... ... O 10 O Perfumed Spirits, ditto ... 0 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 OTHER IMPORTS ABE FREE
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 10 December 1856
[ADVEETISEMENT.j— - Sollousasfs Oint ment and Pills a ccitain cure for Scroftola. — Miss Martineau.of Warnambool, Victoria, bad the mis fortune to be a grievons sufferer with this dread ful malady. The doctors informed her it was constitutional, and could not be cured, although they prescribed many things to mitigate the evil ; untimately she resolved to try Holloway's Ointment and Pills, by a steady perseverance with these inestimable remedies for four months she was completely cured, leaving not the least symptom ot the disease behind. Such is the power of these mighty medicines. ? WANTED— Three flocks of Sheep, of 1O00 each, on Shares. The Run is one of the finest in the colony, and situ ated in the Champion Bay District. Apply to Me. G. SHENTON, Perth. PERTH TOWN TRUST. THE Annual General Meeting of the Trustees, for the election of officers for the ensuing year and the transaction of other business, will be held at the Hall of the Mechanics' Institute, on Monday, the 5th proxim...
The Emperor Napoleon's plan Against Sebastopol. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 10 December 1856
The Emperor Napoleon's plan Against SebastopoL In M. de Bazancourt's second volume of the History of the Expedition to the Crimea, just published, is to be found the following letter from the Emperor of the - French, which Commandant Favehad been charged to deliver to General Canrobert, Commandant-in-Cbief of the French army in the East, after the rupture of the Con ferences of Vienna. It may be remembered that the Emperor had resolved to proceed in person to the Crimea to share the fatigues and perils of the French army, but had been prevented by grave reasons of State, The following letter communicates to General Canrobert the plan of campaign on which the Emperor intended to act had he gone there. It says: — April 28, 1855. The fire which has been opened against Sebastopol will by this time have either succeeded or failed. In either case it is absolutely necessary to quit tbe defensive position in which the army has remained during the last six months. For this purpose, in accord...
EUROPEAN INTELLIGENCE Home Correspondence. London, Monday, July 11. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 10 December 1856
EUROPEAN INTELLIGENCE Home Correspondence* (From our own Correspondent. ) London, Monday, July II. A reaction is visibly taking place with respect to public opinion on the late American question, and as tune has been allowed for the more respectable portion of the American community to display their real sentiments with respect to England, a better feeling has been manifested, and it has been cor dially reciprocated in this country. This was the case all along in England, where, as I have before pointed out, the dispute was always considered as a matter relating only to the two Governments in their individual capacities, and not as one bearing upon the public transactions of the countries themselves, unless tbe mismanagement of their rulers involved them in difficulties, which would have been greatly deplored by the more important classes of either state. General acts of courtesy have recently taken place, which go far to prove the real feeling enter tained by the sound and substant...
Grand Banquet to General Williams, at the Army and Navy Club. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 10 December 1856
Grand Banquet to General Williams, at the Army and Navy Club. The members of the Army and Navy Club took occasion, on Saturday, June 28, of testifying their sympathy and cordial approbation of the conduct of their gallant brother in arms, the hero of Kara. The dinner was of the most splendid description, covers being laid for 110. The chair was taken by Colonel Daniels. On his right sat Sir W. F. Williams, who wore the insignia of the Order of the Bath, the Grand Cross of the Legion of Honour, and the Order Medejie. On the left of the Chairman were Colonels Lake and Teesdale, the aides-de-camp of the gallant general. On entering the apartment Sir William Williams was received with several rounds of cheer ing, the entire company standing till the gallant general had taken his seat. After the usual toasts had been drunk, the health of General Williams was given by the Chairman. The toast was drunk with a display of enthusiasm such as we hare rarely be fore seen on any public occasion....
Local and Domestic Intelligence. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 10 December 1856
local atidfPftur&ttQ fniclligeucc. Mb Yex.vebtok's tender to supply 300 tons of floor has been accepted by the Commissariat, 100 tons at £18 4s 6d, tad J20Q tons at '£19 2s 6d; also, Mr G. Shentbn*B tender to supply 100 tons at £19. The flow to be supplied by Mr Teller- ? ton will be Adelaide flour, so that we «haU rtuT continue to import although tiiere is now mar* than sufficient wheat grown in the Colony to sup ply our demands. Tbe farmers must emur nsv» been very careless in attempting to meet-there- V qoiremeuts of the Commissariat, or else they have injudiciously insisted upon- maintaining, a iugh' price. If the latter course has been pursued its effect will be jnsfc the contrary as there is now greater probability of a more considerable fill in price in consequence of the demands of so great a consnmer as the Commissariat being satisfied by importations. We have heard that members of the mercantile community would have contracted, to famish 300 tons, could they nave o...