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GEOLOGY OF SOUTH AUSTRALIA. TO THE EDITORS OF THE SOUTH AUSTRALIAN REGISTER. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Register — 19 June 1841
GEOLOGY OF SOUTH AUSTRALIA. TO THE EDITORS OF THE SOUTH AUSTRALIAN REGISTER. GENTLEMEN— The season for resuming my geological ramblings being at hand, I intend, through the medium of your valuable journal, to inform the public of the results of my researches, in a series of letters addressed to you. Out as 1 slia.l haw often to refer to the lists of minerals contained in the South Australian Almanack fot 181!, 1 think it necessary to indicate previously their geological occurrence, uud arcjuaiut you with tliosi- parts of South Australia 1 have visited hitherto. I began my wanderings in Kangaroo Island, which I considered to Imve been connected with the main-land at Cape Jtrvis, and cut off by the working of the sea, leaving the Pages remaining. The formation ot mica ?late, from Mount Lofty eoiith-castward, continues, indeed, all along the southern coast ot Kangaroo Island, which con firms my opinion. There bad been two inlands joined together by au accumulation of sand and lime in t...
COLONEL GAWLER'S DEBTS. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Register — 19 June 1841
COLONEL GAWLER'S DEBTS. The following official intimation, confirmatory of our announcement last week, has been pub-&lt;*> lished. We trust the colonists will see in it a proof of the considerate anxiety of Governor G:cy to do all in his power to remedy tbe difficulties into which their easy confidence in Colonel Guwler lias plunged them. We havo good reason for believing and stating that the arrangements which have been contemplated by the Home Government, with regard to these obligations, and towards South Australia irres pective of them, are likely to be oo a scale of liberality which will shortly permit his Excel lency to have the gratification of redeeming every just obligation of his predecessor:— Government Uotice—His Excellency Governor Grey, finding that there are unpaid claims against the Locul Government to a large amount, which were incurred previously to bis Excellency's •nival, has directed it to be notified tbat be much regrets that he has at present no fun...
AGRICULTURAL STATISTICS. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Register — 19 June 1841
AGRICULTURAL STATISTICS. We continue to-day the publication of the valuable returns of the extent of land under cultivation. It is necessary particularly to observe, that these returns aro for the year 1640. When the returns for the prcrent season are completed, we shall be able to exhibit the progress of 1841 —a progress, we venture to say now, from the evidence already accumulated, far more aston ishing anJ gratifying than it possible fur the most sanguine friend of South Australia to imagine. ANOTHER ATTACK OF THE NATIVES. Intelligence reached town yesterday that a party of natives had attacked the shepherds at | Mr Outton's station, at Mount Dispeuion, and after dangerously wounding one of them, had driven off about eight hundred sheep. An other shepherd, with nine hundred bheep in charge, had been missing three days, supposed to have been killed by the blacks. Application was made to the Governor yes* tcrday, fur the assistance of the mounted po lice ; but in consequence of nea...
MONUMENT TO COLONEL LIGHT. TO THE EDITORS OF THE SOUTH AUSTRALIAN REGISTER. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Register — 19 June 1841
MONUMENT TO COLONEL LIGHT. TO THE EDITORS OF THE SOUTH AUSTRALIAN REGISTER. GENTLEMEN—A considerable time having now elapsed since the subscription for a testimonial to the late Col. Light was entered into, I avail my . self of your valuable columns to ask when we are likely to have something more siibHtanliul than mere promises that our money will be " propprly appropriated ?" If nothing can be done with the subscriptions already advanced, surely there would be no difficult}-, wo presume, iv having tl:c money refunded 1 I am, Gentlemen, yours, &c, A Suuscniut?. Adelaide, ICrli Juno, 1841.
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Register — 19 June 1841
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. ARRIVED. Tlmrs'lay, Jiiiip I" — The srlioonrr Jlf'rn/s, (II) tons. Clinch, I'roiu llubart Tonii. Caipo- 21 10115 137 l>ap> poUlos, 13J pipes Cape; v inr, 7000 feul timtics, 10 hoves candles, ZOb'jgs carrois, 4 case? presencs, 3 lioses seeds and trrrs I |>i|&lt;e |>ot[ winr, 9 liluls slkw, 10 liluls him 11 stout, 2 baps onions I huskcts (|iiiiifc*. t Iwjs saltpetre, 3 ions flour, 3 (onsblack oil, ID '1.J5 (joiicva. SAII.CI). Ritnnlay, June 12ili—TJir In- -limltiJ, ISO toi)> Ccipu Urovvu, for Syiluc}-.
FACTS, FANCIES, AND RECOLLECTIONS. "Tricial fund records,"—SHAKESPERE. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Register — 19 June 1841
FACTS, FANCIES, AND RECOLLECTIONS. " Tricial fund records,"—SHAKESPERE. FIN [?] DAL Vino.—On the evening of that day, when Mozart appeared in the theatre in the box of Count Thu[?], he was by the audience with three rounds of applause. During the representative of his " [?]" this testimony jof delight w«s repeats! after every kcchc. The applause was the won! patilyirc (o tl;u MUllior, us : " Figaro" liarl met with but iuriiltltrcnt success in : Vienna, through the ill ortice> it' Suheri, die |iiecu was badly cjst urn] worse per f./lined, so (bat Mozart lud s?vor;i never to vuitc another opeiu (or t'lo Vieiim Sf. Prolonged vivu'.s! arcoinpanicd Mozart's car riage, us lie drove liack to the hotel; there lie , met his friends—the leader Strolim-li, Dust-heck, , and the impressario Cuardasoni, who liacl ordered I a fplcndul supper. Smm ultei came Uaasi, Hon dini, with lii* wife, uiirt the lovely, «,piriteri S.'ipuritti. Much pleusant discourse on tlicir art ensued, and sportive humou...
MINUTES OF THE COUNCIL OF GOVERNMENT. Friday, June 4th, 1841. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Register — 19 June 1841
MINUTES OF THE COUNCIL OF GOVERNMENT. Friday, June 4th, 1841. His Excellency was requested by the Council to lay bcfoie tiicin such portions of his Instructions as are neccessity to define the actual extent of their powers ai d duty under His Excellency's ad- ministration The Governor informed the Citinoil that he UMiIM lay &lt;•&lt;•( tniii extracts Iroin l.is instruction* before them. Tuesday, Vlh June, 1841. His Excellency, in accordance with the request of the Members ot Council, communicated mid explained portions of his Instructions iindci the lioyal .Sinn Muimil, uud also extracts from tbe Uu'es und Koculiitions for the iuforination and guidance, of the l^iincipul Officers and others in Her M.ijcsty's Colonial Possessions, so (ar us regarded the rights and duties of the Council of Goveinuiei.t under his administrutijii. The Council be^Reil to return Hi? Excellency their tlmnks for the cle ir explanation of tiieir responsible position as a Council of Government...
PHILANTHROPIC SOCIETY. TO THE EDITORS OF THE SOUTH AUSTRALIAN REGISTER. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Register — 19 June 1841
PHILANTHROPIC SOCIETY. TO THE EDITORS OF THE SOUTH AUSTRALIAN REGISTER. Gentlemen—l take the liberty to request the publicity of the following, through the medium of your invaluable journal, if you should consider it worthy of attention :— i need i.ot enter upon tbesuliject of the present depressed httite of the colony, which must lie deeply felt liy ail classes—iroin the iiiiiutiterulilc applications for relief in the shape of petitions, by distressed and udictt.l families tiy siclcne ?, widows,, and orphans—it must bring a firm con viction to tlie sensitive and feeling tninr| of (he necessity for the formation ol v C aritaUt Inslituti n, which the colony does not possess. With the most profound tlillidence and respect to you, gentlemen, and my fellow-colonists, I beg lo suggest v most practicable plan for the adoption of such a laudali!&lt;_ undo taking—based upon those principles hy which charitable institutions are supported in the Mother Country. Say, for in stance, 500...
The South Australian Rergister. ADELAIDE : SATURDAY, JUNE 19, 1841. FAREWELL TO COLONEL GAWLER. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Register — 19 June 1841
The South Australian Rergister. ADELAIDE : SATURDAY, JUNE 19, 1841. FAREWELL TO COLONEL GAWLER. COLONEL GAWLER landed in South Australia in October 1838, and he leaves it on Monday nest—having administered its affairs as Go- &nbsp; vernor and Resident Commissioner, about two years and seven months. The immediate cause of his dismissal, among the many that were in operation towards that end, was his excessive expenditure. In the brief period of his government Colonel Gawler spent nearly THREE Hundred and Twenty &nbsp; Thousand Pounds—or somewhat more than Two Hundred and Fifty Thousand pounds be- yond the actual revenues of the province, and One Hundred and Twenty Thousand pounds' &nbsp; &nbsp; above the sum he knew to be remaining at the disposal of the Colonization Commissioners, upon whose Treasurer his drafts were issued. It appears now to be satisfactorily established that Colonel Gawler possessed no warrant for the expenditure of those sums, but ...
SAVINGS BANK. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Register — 19 June 1841
SAVINGS BANK. The following is the llkpobt made to the l)i rectors of the South Australian Savings Uunk at their monthly meeting, on 7th June, 1841:— I2ALANCE «HEtT AS AT Tills DAIE— ~. '. Sum*, I S??i«, liaf77t,A tt-ihnn jtrctnirit. itr | (( . ,„. j c , ( . l>C|iust( uccouuts C:> 4 38UI h; '•iti 44 ItatiiiOt'Kli.AiiKlrnlui l««! 1(1 t? .1 C:t I&lt;>l 4 &lt;>, ItunV&lt;>f Australasia., ils N:i ;.-> l!l 0 l(!2 MW- Office IvKjiuiinoK I C, , 10 Ititwobt Aceuunt .... I I 13.', I 1 10 «i 454 i ?«| 4 !/:.12.-l 14 ? 323 J4 U The total number of Depositors is i'J Of tliese ten i:ave operated upon their deposit 11c counts ; seven liy withdrawing their whole balance; nnd three fey withdratvitig it part only. The sum at the credit of the remaining 57 i)e jxjsitors is, as übovc, £322 4*. 4il, bring ut the average rate per head of £C S? lid. The largest su:n at the credit of one Depositor in £30. The smallest is As. The followiiif is a classified list of ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Register — 19 June 1841
SALES HY AUCTION. 0 0 SVI.KI'OsrrONEDTO TUESDAY*. THE L'2nd INSTANT. lit) ordtr a/the Trustees of the Estate of ' Thomas Freeman. TO UK POI.D 11V PUBLIC AfCIION, BY rAMItKUTfr SON, ! t>:i To;>«il:iy, tliu 22ml June, at twelve o'clock I'lxvln'lv, removed for tbe convenience of 6alc id tli&lt;' C'nij] niy's Huildinge, Uundle-tstroet, tiy the kind pi'iuiibion of W. Giles, Esq. nmnagor, ffl'lH X snjiorior, usefiil,* and modern English g tnrulo Funiilure, icmoviid fiom Currio-sticct, ('oiisisiin^of — A h'elegant Vosewti'd upright |>iano-forlc, liy l?i c:id\Vi?"d, 0-oc!avc M-uvicMool Musi.: Alalm^niiy ami chairs Malnifftiiiy cliests of drawers Mnlii>;;:uiy'fiiilebonrds TeallHT lieds, bedding, and hoise-liair niat- Iressi's Hwing dre.isiiijj-glasses Hi^'lit-ilay ninc-iiicfo ami bvacWut Dinner and ton services l)i" scrt service Wine passes and decanters IOi) ounces of plate l'lsitrd spoons and soup ladlis S:idd!cry and barness Sl-eets, towcllinjr, and tabl.-clotlu, Kilcl...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Register — 19 June 1841
Dmirable opportunity Jar parlies wishing to proceed to England or India. &£,& T«E LOUD GLENELG, SftHwfiX Cuptuiw W. J. S. Puu.hn, will WfiunyMS^. «uil, on the commencement of iffMfim^r^ id), ensuing week, for Afoufmuin, &lt;flln^9fe ?"d (n?>i thence direct to i-omloh. This vessel Ims tuptrrior accommo dation lor passengers. Vot Ircijjbt, &c., apply to ibe Cuptain on board, or to W. 8. WMTINGTON & CO., Agents. Rundle-etreef. June 10, 1841. FOR HOIS-MIT TOWN. A^r*^ THE schooner MARYS, Captain jWMEMfc**I:oRCE Clinch, having unived, jttSNSfSi^ will be immediately despatched for Hobart Town. For freight or pas *mHLWFsagc, api)!y to the Captain on board, or to HUNILU&CO., llindley.street. NOTICE TO CONSIGNEES. Counting of Durham is now ditcharg- ing at the McLaren Wimif. Consignees ■r« mqueMed to make immediute arnitigeuieiits for receiving their goods. GORTON & ANDREWS. Agents. Flinders-street, June 9th, 1641. FOR SALIi, by the u...
PORT PHILLIP. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Register — 19 June 1841
PORT PHILLIP. The Countress, Venus, Speculator, and Medora had been raffled for by sixty members at ten pounds each, and won by Messrs Woolley, Budrill Kennedy, and Hunter. Highway robberies were of frequent occurrence near Melbourne. Numerous robberies had taken place, and the police report of the Herald states that there were only half a dozen cases of drunkards at the Police Office on the morning of the 12th instant. The mail had been robbed by bushrangers near &nbsp; Yass. The blacks had attacked and carried away five hundred sheep belonging to Mr Bennett, and wounded a shepherd named Slatbery. In the Supreme Court, Judge Willis expressed &nbsp; detestation of the " sharp practice" system. His Honor Mr Justice Willis, had taken his seat as Chairman of the Quarter sessions. Mr Simpson had resigned the office of Police Magistrate at Melbourne, in consequence of some official misunderstanding with his Excel- lency the Governor respecting the blacks &nbsp; Th...
TO THE COLONISTS OF SOUTH AUSTRALIA. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Register — 19 June 1841
TO THE COLONISTS OF SOUTH AUSTRALIA. Fellow Colonists—Your prospects are suffi- ciently discouraging, but they are not hopeless. You are suffering the natural consequences which a course of ill government necessarily inflicts on the resources, the industry, and the prosp«rity of mankind. You hare been deceived—palpably and grossly deceived—but you are beginning to awake to a conviction of the fact. Fancying yourselves in a state of unexampled and growing prosperity, while every resource by which your permanent advantage should have been secured was licing lavished away iv useless offices —in public works which neither the wauts nor position of lite colony could justify—and in a course of general expenditure as profuse us it was unau thorised—you have been made the victims of a love of display—you have snatched at the shadow, and have lost the substance. The wealth which wot Id have steadily accrued from the first and wise administration of your affairs, is dissipated. True, much has...
TOWN COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS. Thursday, June 24th, 1841. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Register — 26 June 1841
TOWN COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS. Thursday, June 24th, 1841. Present— I iie M&lt;\«i ; AMtmu-n Davia fu 1 Stevensuii; Countillo's Itlyitie, Blown, Huiks, L?mbeit. Anders, mid W H k,liunt. The Council urouccded, in tirms of the Act. to elect Collectors of It.itt-s, whtn tbf Town .Sur veyor, Mr King?tou, und Mr K. O. Thomas, were ?li|iointerl. It wmn r&lt;"iolv*>il tlmt no Rnpniil jttf?inst the rate bbould l«' recited tfter the loth July next A letter liiiiii tlie Colonial SiTtviury. oflVrini; the Corporation tlie use ot the signal ?tntioi'i> at Glenelf.' aim the We?t-terrufe, was rrud. After some di?i nssion the Cnuiicil roxolved to decline the olicr ■•? both plncrs were beyond i?m imis. diction of the CorjtoiHtion, and as tht-ie were no tuuds HppiictMf to lite purpose. I'he Council, niter trunsacting some further busmen* of no public importance, adjourned.
THE PRESENT FINANCIAL DIFFICULTY. TO THE EDITOR OF THE SOUTH AUSTRALIAN REGISTER. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Register — 26 June 1841
THE PRESENT FINANCIAL DIFFICULTY. TO THE EDITOR OF THE SOUTH AUSTRALIAN REGISTER. N. BENTHAM. Gektlcmek —The great difficulties we now labor under would be considerably relieved If all the lands, buildings, and other permanent invest. msnts that have cost parties in this colony per. Imp* £150,000, could be •gun turned into actitt capital. The following outlines of* plan would, I am convinced, give an immediate relief, and. With care, a permanent advantage t— 1. A general deposit of deed*, (crips, orders on stored Roodi not immediately available, and other properties) In clock, 4c. 9. A eery easel valuation of the above deposits in conformity with present or anticipated low prices* ; 3. The whole to be transferied to truatees ap pointed tor the purpose. 4. The tiustees to issue debentures, in the nsme of the depositor, to each depositor, to the estent of one-half only of the valuation of his security ; the debenture to bear interest at the rale of per cent per annum, and to be pay ab...
MINUTES OF THE COUNCIL OF GOVERNMENT. Friday, June 18th, 1841. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Register — 26 June 1841
MINUTES OF THE COUNCIL OF GOVERNMENT. Friday, June 18th, 1841. At the request of his Kxri-Mency and Members of Council^ Mis Mnnor the Jurice atleiideu. The In-oiv.'iit Kill whs furtliiT voutidered and discussed in (.'oiniinin-e. Monday. Juneilst, 1841, An Act for tne Natural.zalion «>t c^rtiiin per soim natives ot Germany, was read a tirat time. An Act to regulate the Tost Oiliie wan read a first time. An Act to regulate tin; Police Department wan read a lilot tune- Tuesday. June 12nd, IS4I. The Insolvent Dill wos read a thiid time and pushed.
LIEUT.-COLONEL GAWLER. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Register — 26 June 1841
LIEUT.-COLONEL GAWLER. AMID the profusion of personal compliment which has attended the departre of the late Governor from south Australia, there has been an abstinence, as remarkable us it is com- niLiiilablo, from ail tlial fiultl lie construed uito upprovul of iiis political conduct. Not a word—not a bieuth—not a whisper U t« ?c found alluding to bis admiuistr*ti&lt;ju of the Oovfrunient til'lit- province, I toy mid liis " un ceatiiii|r alU>iuiou" to> •!? utl'aits, and his " unwearied cttbris lo proumte its |irn^if.-is." On (lie results of that attention and of those elWts, the aililrtss is .-ilciit. Tiic Jant>ei?u> ' ground &lt;>f polities wns |?ruileiitly uvoided, and tlie real amount ot the t«£Mim&lt;iuial, " the ?uh huri|iiion purse of Jive ittindr^d guineas uJded" ia only that which, m> lar as we knmv, hab ni'ver been denied to Colonel (jawler —pure illumes, and invproacltable jiiuale cliaracti-r. Tlie a^ldrc^s, we repeat, was purely...
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. SAILED. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Register — 26 June 1841
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. SAILED. Wednesday, June 23 —The ship Dumfries, 470 tons, Thompson, master, for Singapore. Passengers — Colonel &nbsp; &nbsp; and Mrs Gawler, Miss Gawler, four children, and maid &nbsp; servant, Mr Hall and Mr James. WEEKLY REPORT OF VESSEI.S IN THE HARBOUR. COUNTESS OF DIIIIIAM (l.ar&lt;|iic). 290 ions, Captain Ja'iiulimi*, laid, un fur Sii^qii.r''. Ucrton and Ar.&lt;lr«'iv&lt;r. affenu. COUKIEIt (-teamer), 190 torn. Ko.-.cli, n>a&lt;ter, in the sln'am. W. S. W'liitiiici'ui & Co., ap&lt;'iil>. V.t.l7.\Ut:ilt (srli.i.,ncr). fit) t«n&lt;. r|.|>ositc Siin|«>oiiV V?i&lt;l. r&lt;i>niiiii|;. JOHN I'llllK (-dimmer), 100 •onc.llutrliiiKnu. um^u-r. Inviug o|i|in-iro Mr|,iii,n-5 Wlinrf. Sonlli Auklrolinii &lt;Vmpniiv. at&lt;'iils. LOMU UL'i:NI:M; (l.ar&lt; ), S«Sl?n&lt;&lt;,Ori. m.vtor, laid «n for Moulmaiii and Loi.duu. ...