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VESSELS IN HARBOUR. SHIPS. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Australian — 28 July 1840
VESSELS IN HARBOUR. SHIPS. &nbsp; DAUNTLESS, 698 lons. Miller, from Greenock -rfiscuariting. W. Blyth & Sons, «.cents. ORLEANA. 649 tons. Cameron--, from London clearing out for Bombay. J. Morphett, agent. &nbsp; WILLIAM NICHOL,'400 lons, Eider, from Dublin-dischaigino'. A. L Elder, agent. BASQUES. CULDEE, 388 lons. Campbell,from Greenock discharging. Murray, Greig, & Co , agents. MARY, 450 tons, Munya rd, from Launceston discharging. BRIGS. ESSEX, 211 tons. Roxby, f¡om Launceston discharging*. Gorton & Andrews, agents. NEW HOLLAND, 250 ions, Bussell, from Loudon-discharging. W. S. Whitington & Co., agents. SCHOONERS. JOHN PIRIE, L09to .s, Hay, from Kangaroo Island-discharging AT GLENELG. i FAIRLIE, 755 tons. Garrett, from Landon- j discharging. John Snooke, agent. -:-«w
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Southern Australian — 28 July 1840
Soutient australian iffier. Tuesday aaa Friday morning, at the Office,corner of Steuh^Ds-iaac^Äu^^ie-fltre^t. Paies or TH« P*r ER-6d per number, or 9Í. u*ir fiavw uaid In advance. S ab« ribera base their n*. pera seat to if they desire ¿ . ADVKRTiHKMKBTm.-6 lines and under [each inser tion] 3s.6d ; above 6 lines. Sd. per line-Ad»«r-j tuemenfs cannot be received later than 4 o'clock f Monday^** Thursday* and orders to disconfciai Advertisements already inserted, wast he sentí the office before 3 oVJock on the Saturday br Vf ¿I nesday swiorto the next day of publication, o> «hi cannot be attended to. Advertisements must have «trugen «pon tb^nj the number of times they are to be inserted, ©ii they will t^eoatinoed nntil connternumded. j Ail SabwáiptiQM and Advertisements must bp; Direct for Sydney. THE remarkably fast sailing br _CHRISTINA, 150 tons registt CHARLES BIRKENSHAW, raasier, dait expected fiona the abo?e port, will despaired .within six days after arrival. TbJ fine vessel...
GOVERNMENT GAZETTE. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Australian — 28 July 1840
GOVERNMENT GAZETTE. j COLONIAL SECRETARY'S OFFICE, July 22n /, &nbsp; 1840-Mr JoHn Hance is appointed to be chief clerk in the registrar-general's office, from this date. July 15.-The Governor has been pleased to &nbsp; direct that all permits for the removal of wines and spirits from one place to another within D &nbsp; 'istrict of Adelaide, shall for the future be issued by the 1 ospector of the Metropolitan Police, at the police office on the North Terrace. July 22. - The Governor is desirous of seeing &nbsp; any of the holders of cattle and other stock, whom particular engagements may not prevent from attending, at his Excellency's office, on Tuesday, the 28th July, at half past one o'clock, with respect to the establishment of periodical cattle and stock markets, and other affairs of a similar description. Jaly22.-Some remarkable cases having recently &nbsp; occurred of articles purchased for the public .service having been charged at hig...
MURDER OF JOHN GAFTON. — APPREHENSION OF STAGG ON SUSPICION. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Australian — 28 July 1840
MURDER. OF JOHN G&FTON. - APPREBESSJON OF STAGG ON SUSPICION. About a week arro, information was brought to town to the effect that three or four persons were skulking in the neighbourhood of the Para River under very suspicious circumstan ces. So far as we have been able to gather them, the following are the leading facts of the case. A person, it seems, had applied to a Mrs Robertson, in that neighbourhood, to supply him with some bread, stating, that he and two friends had been lost in the bush, and had not tasted food for three days, Mrs Robertson gave him a loaf, for which he in sisted upon her receiving half a sovereign. The distracted appearance of the man, together with his dress, and the fact of his wishing to force the money upon her for the loaf, at once aroused her suspicions, and led her to conclude that they were persons attempting to elude the vigilance of the police. On communicating her suspicions,a party of mounted police were sent out, under the impression...
ADELAIDE PRICES CURREN [Newspaper Article] — Southern Australian — 31 July 1840
ADELAIDE PRICES CURSEN Ale, London, per fahd...,£8 O Oto* 9 O O Ashby, per bri.8 10 O.. 9 O O Dunbar, per doz ... .0 16 O.. O 7 Ü Colonial, per fahd....5 0 0 . 0/ Arrowroot per lb. .0 2 0.. O Beef, fresh, per lb. ......0 0 9.. Brandy per gal. in bond ..O 12 O... Bran per 100 lbs.O 16 O I& &lt;*. Batter, fresh, per lb..0 SO.. 3 6 salt, per do.O 2 O . . Cape, by the firkin O 1 6.. 0 2 O Bread, per 41b loaf.O 2 O .. O 2 O Candles, wax, per!b,...0 3 6.. English moulds ..O l 2 .. spermaceti.0 3 6 .. dips.O O 9 .. Cedar, per foot, io log... .0 O 6 .. inch boards ......O O 6«. Coffee, per lb.O 10.016 Cheese, English,per lb... .0 2 O O 2 G Colonial, per ditto. O I 6.. O I 10 Cigars,Manilla,per 1000 3 Ó O 6 0 O Cbansura,per do..I O O .. 2 O O Carrants per lb.....O 1 4.. I Cordage per cwt....4 10 O .. 5 O O Canvass per bolt.3 10 O.. Deals per foot.O 1 O.. O 1 2 Floor per ton.55 O O .. 60 O O seconds per do.40 Q O .. 50 O O Gin per gal. in bond ....O 5 O.. O 7 O ¡Genera per do....
USAGES OF CORONERS. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Australian — 31 July 1840
OSAGES OF CORONERS. THE office of coroner is one of great antiquity, and the power with which its possessor is invested, is, to a certain extent, unlimited. To the careful and judicious exercise of this power, its popularity, and its usefulness, is mainly to be traced, That the coroner has a right to exclude from his court all persons nn-1 connected with the inquisition before him, is beyond all manner of doubt ; but that the exercise of this right, as a general rule, would either be satisfactory to the public, or useful in its tendency, may fairly be questioned. The usages of such an office, therefore, may be fairly expected to shape themselves according to public opinion ; and such we shall find to have been the ordinary attendants upon the exercise of this office in England. No one doubts the abstract right of the coroner to close his doors against the public, but every one feels that a broad day-light enquiry is far more likely to subserve the ends of public justice. That the co...
STOCK AND GENERAL MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Australian — 31 July 1840
STOCK AND GENERAL MARKETS. IT would be an act of injustice to bis Excellency, the Governor, to pass over iu silence any indications of a desire to consult thé opinions of the colonists on malters of public interest. We are led to this remark by reports which have reached us as to the con ference of Hts Excellency with a nu merous body of stockholders and other influe..liai colonists, at his office, on Monday last, upon the subject of the establishment of raatkets. We re gret our unavoidable absence, as we should otherwise have endeavoured to put the pro and con side of the various questions which were agitated on re cord. As it is, we are indebted for our ! report of the proceedings to certaiti parties who were present, and among others to our contemporary the Chro nicle. His Excellency received the gentle men who attended with great cour teousness of manner, and requested their opinion as to the day ou which a Stock Market could be most conve nient^ and advantageously held in Ade l...
The Southern Australian. ADELAIDE: FRIDAY, JULY 31, 1840. THE SHIPWRECK.—LATEST NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Australian — 31 July 1840
&f)e Smttïjen» &u*traltam ADELAIDE: FRIDAY, J TTLY 31, 1840. THE SHIPWRECK.-LATEST NEWS. Tbe following bas just been received from the Colonial Secretary, by the direction of His Excellency the Go vernor, and contains the latest acconnt of the unfortunate occurrence at En counter Bay. The wreck, it appears, is that of a two masted vessel, and the number of persons killed, as far as can j be ascertained at present, is, four men, four women, and three children. Mr. Pullen hoped to reach the wreck on Wednesday night, and has now, there-1 fore, in all probability, ascertained the ! name of the vessel. At present we can form no further conjecture as to what vessel it really is. We must leave the letter therefore to speak for itself. Fur ther intelligence may be expected about Sunday or Monday, which, by the kindness of Bös Excellency, we hope to be enabled to lay before our readers in our next. To the Editor of the Southern Australian» Government-House, Monday, 30 July 6 ...
AGRICULTURAL RESOURCES OF SOUTH AUSTRALIA. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Australian — 31 July 1840
AGRICULTURAL RESOURCES OF SOUTH AUSTRALIA. (OUR contemporaries the Register and £hroniele-ioT the most part the echo .of each others sentiments -are both struck wjth amazement at Capt. Start's estimate of the productive capabilities of South Australia, but are still as unable to agree with each other as with the honorable gentleman himself. The Chronicle, for instance, errone ously assuming that Capt. Start's esti mate, of 200,000 was a misprint for 2,000,000, threatens us with a series of calculations which are at present under .revision, to prove that the known parts of South Australia are capable of pro ducing grain for six millions of inha bitants. The Register, more cautious and wary in his remarks, rejects in his estimate the distinction between the "known and unknown parts of South Australia, but calculating its area at 200,000,000 of acres, and its corn producing land as equal to five per cent, of the whole, he maintains its ca pabilities for' supplying grain to twenty milli...
VESSELS IN HARBOUR. SHIPS. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Australian — 31 July 1840
VESSELS IN HARBOUR. J SBlttS. DAUNTLESS. 698 tons, Miller, from Greenock -discharging. W. Blyth & Sons, agents. WILLIAM NICHOL, 400 tons, Elder, from Dublin-discharging. A. L. Elder, agent. ' BASQUES. CULDEE, 388 tons, Campbell, from Greenock discharging. Murray, Greig, & Co., agents. MARY, 450 tons, Monyard, from Launceston discharging, BRIGS. ESSEX, 211 tons, Roxby, from Launceston discharging. Gorton & Andrews, agents. NEW HOLLAND, 250 tons, Bussell, «"roar 1 London-discharging. W. S. Whitington & * Co., agonis. SCHOONERS. JOHN PIRIE, 109 tons; Hay, ft*»« Kangaroo Island-discharging. VICTORIA, 28 ton«. Hutchinson, Irom Kanga . roo Island- discharging- ' WATERWITCH, 89 tons, Rjril«, from Lauov cestón-discharging. C. Be» & Co; »gents.
LAUNCESTON MARKETS.—June 20. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Australian — 31 July 1840
LAUNCESTON M A RK ETS.-June 20. T\_J_&_«j_i _« _r »_J uepenaem ag is coe m iraei oí mis io«o, ana indeed of the colony, upon that of Sydney, it would be ridiculous on our part to attempt to deceive or to gail the colonists' with a LOG BOOK sort of daily remarkable occurrences-changes fluctuations-rises and falls-and ' -Mark Lane kind of proceeding of our grain market; an arrival from Sydney not onfrequently brings information of the state of that market, which operates opon oura, and tbe arrival of the William bringing information to the 6th instant, has had the effect of lowering the priée of wheat. A few parcels of wheat intended for sale have .gone off at a reduced price ; 13s wai obtained on Tuesday with difficulty for a sample that four day* previous would have readily fetched 16s, bat that is no criterion to jadge of the market. The price matt comedown, but not so rapidlyjor to an-'amount some people are pleased to report. We' quote a reduction of 3s in the bushel of w...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Southern Australian — 31 July 1840
ABSTRACT OF SAIES BT AUCTION, ADVERTISED THIS DAV. By Hailes and Peek. * THIS DAY. July SI, at 12 o'clock, at their rooms-Varióos goods. ON MONDAY, August 3rd, at tweWe o'clock, at their room, Hindley-street-Carts, harness. ON TUESDAY, August 4th, at the canvas store-Stock and fixtures ON WEDNESDAY, Aug*. 5, at their rooms. Hindley street, at twelve o'c tock-Merchandize. By Bentham & Co. THIS DAY, Joly 31st, at twelve o'clock-Vari ous landed property. ON SATURDAY, August 3rd-Clearance sale -Horses, can, fice, ON SATURDAY EVENING next, at six o'clock, at their lower rooms, Hindley street, -Sugar, crockeryware, glassware, &c. ON MONDAY, August3,-Glassware. ON MONDAY, August 3rd, by order of ibe Commissioner of Polioe-Bay mar** . ON MONDAY EVENING, August 3. at six o'clock, at their lower rooms-Merchandize. ByV. 6c E. Solomon. ON FRIDAY, inly 31st, at their Mart Currie Steeet,-Fat Wethers, ON MONDAY, August 3, al their auction mart, Curriestreet-Merchandize. By Smith &a...
LAWS OF DEBTOR AND CREDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Australian — 31 July 1840
LAWS OF DEBTOR AND CREDITOR. i A BILL upon the above subject, is,| we understand, tu the ha ds of Mr. Smillie, Advocate Generai. In the honorable gentleman's ability for the execution of his task, we have thc fullest confidence ; but as the subject, both at home and in the province, is now one of public interest, a few re marks upon it may not be uirseasoaabie. Under the old bankruptcy laws, the Messrs. Chambers, of London, were made bankrupts-in the year 1321, th¿*ir debts amounting at that time to£26*9,000 and their available assets, after the de claration of bankruptcy, being valued at £320,600,-leaviug a balance in favour of the Messrs. Chambers, after paying 20s to the £l-liable of course to deductions occasioned by legal inter ference-of £51,000. Strange as it may seem, however, from 1821 up to the year 1839-a lapse of eighteen years no dividend had been made, nor a shil 1 ling in the pound paid. A shoal of ' bankruptcy sharks/ as we shoufïl call them in this province, seized ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Southern Australian — 31 July 1840
Sale* to publie Guette*. | -o -- TO BE SOLD BY PUBLIC AUCTION by HJailes and Peek, At their rooms, "Htndk'j street, "on Friday, 3Ut Joly, -. . CASE of bonnels 100 pieces nankeon Handsome telescope 2 sets cart harness ' I chaise ditto Handsome carpet ' Pembroke table ' Six boxes window glass Ladies' work hoses Pi 2 lead Books, including two Encyclopedias Clothing buttons* &c China, decanters, '&c. And several other article of fujniture Tims of sale 12 o'clock. TO BE SOLD BY PUBLIC AUCTION by Halles and Peek, On Monday, August 8, 1840, at twelve o'clock, at their room, Hindley-street, ATIMBES, carnage 2 spring carts A pony cart 3 horse carts A truck Harness Clipboard locks and padlocks Saws of verrons kind6, and other ironmon gery, &o. fice. 6cc. TO BE SOLD BY PUBLIC AUCTION, By Halles and Peek, On Wednesday. August 5,1840, at 12 o'clock, at | their room, Hindley-street, 1 Aft CASKS gunpowder Ï-W J50 packets brown and white Windsor soap Shag tobáceo 10 bags gin...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Southern Australian — 31 July 1840
MARRIED— On the 29th inst., at Trinity Church Adelaide, by the Rev. C. B. Howard, M.A., James, third son of James Roberts, Esq., of the City of London, to Caroline, second daughter of the late James Lester, Esq., solicitor, of Ashford, Kent.
Shipping Report. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Australian — 31 July 1840
! ARRIVED. JULY 2d-The schooner Victoria, 23 lons. Hutchinson, from Kangaroo Island, with cargo of stones for New Port. JULY 30.-The schooner Waterwitch, 89 tons, Rolls, from Launceston, with general cargo. [We erroneously reported the arrival of this vessel io. a former number-j SAILED. JULY 25.-The ship Orleana,649 tons, Came-, ron, for Bombay, in ballast.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Southern Australian — 31 July 1840
Southern ^ttötraltatt ftfffee. q^HRfoUowinff aretha ¿ermsof the" SOUTHERN ' AUSTRALIAN,'» which U published every Tuesday and Friday morning, at the Office,corner of Stephens-place, ttuadle-streét PaicB OF THR PAP KB-éd. per .number, órSL per» anama paid ia advance. Subscribers have their pa pers seat to them if they desire it. « ADVERTT*KKKNT9.---6 lines and ander teach inser tion] is. 6d ; above 6 lines,* sd. per line--Adver tisements cannot be received later than 4 o'clock on Monday and Thursday ; and orders to discontinue Advertisements already inserted, mast bet 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 ts. Advertisements must have snitten upon them the number of times «hey aré to be inserted, or they will be continued until conntermanded. AU Subscripts*** und' Advertisements «Mut be paid for in advance. _ Direct f br Sydney. THE remarkably fast sailing brig VSSSSf CHRISTINA, 150 tons regis...