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The Inquirer & Commercial News. Quid verum atque decens, curo et rogo, et omnis in noc sum WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 10, 1856. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 10 December 1856
Quid verum atque deans, euro etrogo, et omnitin hoc turn WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 10, J856.' We have heard conjectures hazarded to the effect that the permanency of the Convict establishment in this colony did nut rest on a very secure basis, that, in fact, it was not improbable hut that transportation would cease altogether, or, it continued, tnata new penal settlement would be founded. We believe these impressions to be erroneous, for in the first instance the ticket-of-leave system in the Mother Country has been al most universally pronounced a failure, and, in the second place,, it is contrary to reason to suppose, after so heavy expenses had been incurred in forming a penal station in West ern Australia, that it would be abandoned, and an entirely new establishment at a simi lar cost created elsewhere. Further, we discover, from the report of a debate in the House of Lords, published in the Morning Post of April 19, that the general feeling was in favour of increasing the number of ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 10 December 1856
(Sttjernmcnt titaqttq, December 2, 1856. It is notified that the Board appointed for the purpose of licensing boats and boatmen for 1857, will assemble at the Court House, Fremantle, on the 29th, 30th and 31st December, at 10 a. si. Names and numbers to be painted upon boats before submitted to the inspection of the Board. Boatmen applying for Licenses under the Act, will come prepared with such certi ficates of character and competency as they may be able to produce. Owners of boats and flats in Perth and Fremantle will have their boats ready for inspection at the North and South Jetties betwixt the hours of ten and one on the res pective days named. All parties found on 1st January without a License will be summoned and fined ac cording to the Act of Council. Tenders in duplicate, marked 'Tenders for Lease of Gerald Farm,' will be received at the Colonial Secretary's office until noon of the 17th March, 1857, for renting the above property for 7 years. The lease to commence on the...
Western Australian Tariff. SCHEDULE No 1 [?] [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 10 December 1856
W&brjLilU&ii'ftitEtt Mw$BL ?** . Smtus. is c -i B^cr.Potfer O^r, ^d Perrj.bottiea and in/wooa,*'v4d. per gallon* s * Cigars and Snail; 2s, 6cL per Ib. Coff^^^ew^?- . ? . .-v:f1' . Spirits, Cordials, jor strong Waters, not being perfumsd, wiSIedicingl Spirits, to ,£& used as 'medicine or perfumery only, if&ir. each and every imperial galloo of snch Spirits, Cordials, or Strong Waters, of any ' strength, not exceeding the strength of proof by Syke's hydrometer, and so in proportion for any greater strength than tbe strength of proof, or any quantity greater or less than a gallon, 12s. per gallon. Tea,2d. perlb. Tobacco, manufactured, Is. 9d. perlb. Tobacco, unmanufactured, 1&. 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 c...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 10 December 1856
On the 3rd instant, at Perth, the wife of Mr George Walpole Leake of a son. &nbsp; Married On Saturday, Nov. 29th, by the Rev. W.Lowe, ELEANOR JANE, eldest daughter of Mr Mead, Spring Hill, to Mr. Oliver, Down Farm Co., York. On the 3rd instant, at St. John's Church, Fre- mantle, by the Rev. Z. Barry, William, only son of William Phelps, Esq, of Barnsbury Park, London, to Cicely Elizabeth, second daughter of the late Joseph Railton Birkett, Esq. of Poole, Dorset. &nbsp; &nbsp;
No title [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 17 December 1856
(From tite Illustrated London News August 30th) ? America. — A complete fusion and melting down of all shades of opinion is going on preparatory to the great 'casting' of rotes in the Presidential moulds now ready for next November. Various metals, and so many opposing elements into oue mass would astonish any one save a New York politician — Republicans, Democrats, Know-Nothings Nigger Worshippers, Loco-focos, Hard-shells, Soft shells, Abolitionists, and Black Republicans, are all being placed in the same crucible, and although of such opposing natures are fusing in a surprising manner. Revolution, in fact, seems to be the order of the day — revolution in California, revolution in Kansas, revolution in Nicaragua, a social revolution in Mexico, and a complete revolution of parties in the United States. Principles are beginning to be preferred to men, and a healthy movement is going on, which promises immense results to the future of the Dnite-i States, and all die world besides, Soc...
EUROPEAN INTELLIGENCE The DOLPHIN from England. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 17 December 1856
EUROPEAN INTELLIGENCE The DOLPHIN from England. j-ue JL/oipnm arrived on Thursday eve ning, having left England on 2nd Sept.; her mail reached Perth on Friday morning. The additional news brought by her, as contained in the papers, is not of much im portance. Private letters, however, contain items of intelligence of local interest. From one of these letters we learn that the new Man* Company would at first only ten der to go direct to Melbourne, but that a clause was eventually inserted that tbey afarald call at the Sound on their way back, and subsequently- they requeued to be al lowed to call on their way out| and they seem to be fully alive to the advantage and importance of having a coaling ' 'station there. The Treasury hare agreed to give them a lighthouse at Break Sea Island, but the gentleman who communicates this in telligence thinks that, to make it complete, they must have another at the entrance of the harbour. The contract is for five years, and the subsidy £185,000 pe...
Correspondence. To the Editor of the Inquirer and Commercial News. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 17 December 1856
8dP'Ms a general ride, we wish it to be understood that we do not identify ourselves with the opinions or expressions of our correspondents. To the Editor of the Inquirer and, Commercial News. SIR, — Your correspondent 'Delta,' is not sparing of the whip, (a stockman's no doubt) ; he has ' cut and come again.' In common parlance, is there no one to advise bun to 'shut up,' and to point out that he is only ' wasting bis sweet ness on the desert air ?' He is neither a fanner nor a ' counterjumper ;' then to what class does he belong ? Ue is either a ticket man or a Go vernment officer, and both are intimately con nected. I agree in the main with him, that an infusion ?f men who have some knowledge of the law, and are competent to take depositions, is necessary to the constitution of tb.3 magistracy, particularly in the rural districts ; but how is this to be brought about when able men cannot be awakened from the lethargy in which they are enveloped, and argument fails to convince the...
Prices Current. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 17 December 1856
s-. & j&ffciBMffltHV(b* . .-*k a , Tea,^h^lK«|jpwIbri^dlo,0 « ,4K% Cofiee,'pef Ib........ ? ?? — « « ? Sugar, Cossipore, per lb ? « * ? ?»? Brown, per ib. 3d to. ? 0 0 4| Hope, Indian, per lb.... ? - o I «. Ditto coir........:...........-.. ? : ? ?— ?? .*-» * Bice, Java, per lb....... ? ? « « 2 TXttol&tiui. ? 0 0 2 Ginger, (preserved) per box. ? 1 10 0 Bottled fruits, per dozen ? 14 0 Sauces ditto ? O 12 O Salt, English (fine) per lb ? 0 0 2 Ditto (coarse) ? 0 0 1 Tobacco (in bond) per lb, Is6d to.... 0 19 Cigars, real Manula, per thousand ? 5 0 0 Ditto inferior ? 3 O 0 Soap (London) per ib ? - 0 0 8 Brandy (in bond) per gallon ? O 14 0 Bum (West India) per gallon ? 0 7 0 Gin (Booth's No. 1) per gallon ? - 0 18 0 Wines, port (doty paid) per dozen. ? 1 16 O Gram, per bag, 168lba. ? 18 0 Unseed ou, pc~ 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 O O Champagne, per dozen 40s to ? 2 10 0 Porter, p...
The Constantia Vineyard. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 17 December 1856
The Constantia Vineyard. The following information was collected by Lt. Du Cane, &. £., during his short stay at the Cape en route to England and trans mitted by him to a friend in this colony: — ''Some of the Cape bush is exceedingly like the Western Australian bush, flowers and alL We went to Constantia and I asked Mr. Cloete several ques tions about his methods of growing and manufacture of the vine and wine, and will put down what may be useful to your vine-growers. All his vines are short pruned ; two eyes as at the Swan. Long pruning he says will, no doubt, give more fruit, but the disadvantages are that more labour is required while the vines, as they yield mote will require more manure and that renders the quality of the grape inferior. He only manures once in eight or ten years and with common stable manure, but bones are the best. In this hot climate the long pruning from allowing less shade for the grapes renders them liable to be spoilt by the sun. He does not mi...
Markets. ADELAIDE MERCANTILE REPORT. November 6, 1856. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 17 December 1856
UTarkis. ADELATOB MERCANTILE REPORT. November 6. 1856. During the whole of the past wiater, until nearly the present moment, our market for almost every description of imported goods has been marked by great inactivity, amounting at times to depression; but yitbm the last few days Gome symptoms of re turning business have appeared, and though most oilmen's stores, hams and bacon, soap, brandies, and some other articles are very difficult to more off at fair remunerative rates to the importers, yet some wines, .bottled stout, caudles, rum, gin, and other goods required more particularly for summer con sumption, are finding buyers at reasonable rates. The market, however is abundantly supplied with almost everything, and with the exception, perhaps, of draught gin, the consumption of which has much increased, and sugars, of which the supply is limited, the turn is in favour of the buyer. - The bad effects produced by the deficient harvest of 1854-1855, aad the high rates paid for a lo...
MINES SHARE LIST, AND MONEY MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 17 December 1856
MINES SHARE LIST, AND MONEY MARKET. jqko william-sxbeet, Adelaide, Nor, 6, 1856. «giiiB KAKKET. Bdbras, £119; Princess Royals, £25 .Royals, 5s to 78. MONEY HARKEX. Money ou freehold, 10 to L2£ per cent; ou Bnrra scrip, 12J per cent; on discounts, leasehold, small loans, and other security, 20 per cent. JNO. RICHARDSON, »Rmtep. D. MELVILLE. J Brokers.
York. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 17 December 1856
§ml. (From a correspondent. The weather again looks threatening, but jnst now we can do best without rain. The first half of the harvest is already over, as reapers ate plentiful. A fair yield is anticipated. I think the contractors for flour will have to repent their bargain. I would seriously advise private parties to lay up a store of flour wails they can get it. Vineyards are promising much. December 8th, 1856.
GRAIN, FLOUR, AND PROVENDER MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 17 December 1856
GRAIN, FLOUR, AND PROVENDER MARKET. Fine flour, £20; wheat, 7s 6d; Pollard, Is 6d; bran. Is 6d; oats, 5s; Cape barley, 5s 6d to 5s 9d. Grenfell-street, Adelaide, Nov. 5, 1856. , H. COWJE.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 17 December 1856
' %n& (teuterna! Stems Newspaper *& General Prieting-Office ST. GEORGE'S TERRACE, PERTH. EVERT DESCRIPTION OF Letter-Press Printing EXECUTED WITH NEATNESS AND DISPATCH; AT REASONABLE PBICES; The Proprietors being prepared to execute in . a workmanlike manner, SHOP-LISTS I BILL-HEADS AUCTION AND POSTING BILLS SALE CATALOGUES, ITairres' anh -®t ntlenrertTs Carts la a new and varied assortment of Type, and in such a manner as will ensure giving satisfactioa. To Shippers of Horses. ^a mHE FINE A 1 BARQUE ^SH^s. -L SBAnaHAi, %BmNM-1& 460 tons, Captain Logan, will 4j^S9v- ss*l ^or *ne Mauritius direct, immediately on tbe 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. SHENTON, Perth. Nov. 13, 1856. ? Cotter « 2ILLAH.' *h— s^V fTtHE fine, fast-sailing, and IwiKv J_ well-known cutter Wfll^ 'ZILLAH,' ^^SSf^PSIHanham, master, wi...
Shipping Intelligence. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 17 December 1856
f?hi$$m$ Jintettlgetta. ABBXVED. On tbe lOth instant, tiie cotter Brothers from Bunbury. Cargo — 107 bags potatoes and aun iries. ^ 11th instant, the barque Dolphin, 370 tons, Dixon, from London. Passengers — Messrs. H. L. Cole, Smith, and 2 sisters of charity, cabin. Two men andoneconvict's wife in the steerage. 12th instant, the cutter Ztilah, from Bunbury. Cargo — 193 bags potatoes, 36 do. barley, 3 kegs butter. SAILED. 11th instant, the cutter Sea Gidl. for Bunbury and Vasse. Cargo — 1 hhd. brandy, 1 cask nun, 1 qr-cask gin, and sundries. 13th instant, the cutter Brothers for Bunbury and Yasse. Cargo — 1 qr-cask vine and sundries IMPORTS. Per Dolphin — 10 chests tea, 26 hhds. brandy, 5 do rum, 4 casks tobacco, 3 bales calico, 1 case stationery, 197 deals C. A. Manning; 20 hhds. beer, 10 cases, 4 bales, 3 hhds, 14 qr casks, 40 | barrels pork, 25 chests tea, 6 pairs cart-arms and boxes, 100 bags salt, 5 packages, 63 bars iron, 2 anvils, 3 bundles steel, 2 pain bellows, 5 casks nai...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 17 December 1856
., 3SOTIGB. .. The Ltqmrer and Coamercial JVeaw is pubuBhed every Wednesday; and forwarded by each, mail to «? rery part of the Province, It is also seat *o Victoria, Van Diemen's Land, New South Wales Sew Zealand, Singapore, X^ina, Brifish India, HaarMus. the Cape of Good Hope, Great Britain &-x, &a, by every possible oj-portnnirt. Teemb of SnuscanenoH.— The subscription to The Inqturer end Commercial News is 5b, per quarter, or £1 per anqtam. Single numbers 64 each. ' ???? ???:-'
SCHEDULE No. 2. GOODS FREE OF DUTY. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 17 December 1856
SCHEDULE No. 2. GOODS FREE OF PUTT. Animals, living. Bread and Biscuit. Bags and Sacks. Bales for Wool. Books, printed, not being account. Bottles, glass and stone, imported fulL Sugar, refined and candy, 4s. per cwt. Sugar, moist, and Molasses, 3s. per cwt. Bran. Bullion and Coin. Baggage, personal, of Immigrants. Coals. Coke, and other FueL Corn and other Grain. flour and Meal. Implements and Machinery, Agricultural. Meats, Baited, cured and preserved, ex cept Bacon and Hams. Machinery for Mills, including Mill stones. Maps and Charts. OatmeaL Pumps and other apparatus for raising water. Pictures, Prints and Statuary. Plants, Seeds, and Bulbs. Provisions or Stores, Military or Naval, required for Her Majesty's Service. Pulse. Rice. Staves and Hoops for Casks. Specimens of Natural History. Uniforms and Appointments, Naval, Mili tary and Civil, imported by officers sta tioned in this colony for their own use. Ckiods specially exempted by tbe Gover nor, with die advice of the Executi...
New South Wales Tariff. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 17 December 1856
... — — - i gets f 0uth Hales gamf £ a. 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 ... ... O 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 .. ..020 Brandy and gin, Sykes' proof, do. O 10 O Whiskey and Hum, ditto ... 0 7 0 Iiquers, Cordials, and Brandied Fruits, do. ... ... 0 10 O Perfumed Spirits, ditto ... 0 7 0 Colonial, ditto ... ... 0 6 5 Ditto ditto grain — ... 0 7 0 Tobacco, per lb. .„ . - 0 2 0 Cigars ... ... 0 3 0 Snuff ... -- 0 2 0 Drawback on Befined Sugar, 6s 8d per cwt. Drawback on bastard sugar, 5s. per cwt. AIX OTHEK IMPORTS ABE FREE
Western Australian Tariff. SCHEDULE No 1 TABLE OF DUTIES. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 17 December 1856
Western ^ustnitian $m[if . SCHEDULE Ko 1 TXBVE OF DUTIES. Beer, Porter, Cider, and Perry, bottled and in wood, 4d. per gallon. Cigars and. Snuff, 2s. 6d. per lb. Coffee, 4s. per cwt. Spirits, Cordials, or strong Waters, not being perf unrjd, or Medicinal Spirits, to be nsed as medicine or perfumery only, for each and every imperial gallon of such Spirits, Cordials, or Strong Waters, of any strength, not exceeding the strength of proof by Syke's hydrometer, and so in proportion for any greater strength than the strength of proof, or any quantity greater or less than a gallon, 12s. per gallon. Tea,2d. perlb. 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.
Victoria Tariff. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 17 December 1856
Victoria taarif Bate of duty. Ale, porter, spruce, and other beer, cider s. d and perry, the gallon ? 0 6 Cigars, the lb ? 3 O Coffee and chicory, the lb... ? 0 1 Spirits, or strong waters of any strength not exceeding the strenght of proof by Sikes's hydrometer, and so in proportion for any greater or less strength than the strength of proof the 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. ? ? ? 10 0 Spirits perfumed, the gallon ? 10 0 Sugar, raw and refined, and sugar candy, the cwt... ? 6 6 Tea, the lb ? 0 0 Tobacco or snuff, thelb ? 2 O Wine, the gallon, ? 2 0 All other goods, wares, and merchandise free