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EXPLORATION OF THE INTERIOR. [Continuation of Mr. Allan McFarlane's Narrative.] [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 6 September 1858
EXPLORATION OF THE INTERIOR. [Continuation of Mr. Allan McFarlane's Narrative.] Wednesday, 23rd September.-Camped at Yerlata to-day, as two of our horses' backs were slightly swelled. Our black guide had been indulging in emu to such an extent that he could not move. To excuse himself as well as he could, he told us fifty lies about the country to the N.W., saying "maka cowie," (no water) in that direction, quite forgetting he had told us such a different story the day before. I believe that no dependance can be placed in the descriptions of a country as given by the blacks. Thursday, 24th September.-Having finished the emus, or nearly so, our friend the black had recovered his activity, and was this morning quite ready to start with us. We started at 8 o'clock ; our course was at first N. W. for the first mile and a half over a salt bush flat. For the next 8 miles we passed over some very stony bald hills. At this distance the country seemed to fall to the N.W., then over a salt bu...
POLICE COURT—ADELAIDE. SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 4. [Before Mr. S. Beddome, P.M.] [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 6 September 1858
POLICE COURT—ADELAIDE. SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 4. [Before Mr. S. Beddome, P.M.] LARCENCY.—Charles Stephen Read was charged with steal- &nbsp; ing a photographic portrait, the property of Mr. Nixon, pho- tographic artist. Sarah Jane Jones, lodging-house keeper, Port Adelaide, stated that some time in the month of May last, the prisouer was in her kitchen, and while there pulled off his coat. In doing so she observed the portrait fall out of one of the pockets. The prisoner did not perceive it, and when he was gone she picked it up. Mr. Nixon identified the portrait as his property, and the prisoner was committed for trial at the Local Court.
POLICE COURT—REDRUTH. WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 1. [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 6 September 1858
POLICE COURT-REDRUTH. WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 1. INGRATITUDE.-Geo. Smith, a youth about twelve years of age, was charged with robbing the dwelling house of Anson Fry, at Dry Hills, near Kooringa. The prosecutor stated that on Saturday last prisoner came to his house, and obtained permission to remain there till Mondav. On the Sunday pri- soner was given 5s. to fetch some drink for dinner, and then saw where the money was kept. After dinner prosecutor gave prisoner a nobbler, and sent him to take the horse from the fence and wheat. Some time after went to look for the boy, and saw the horse going to the wheat, and prisoner asleep in the creek. Awoke prisoner. Whilst prosecutor was looking at the garden with his wife, prisoner entered the dwelling- ' house and stole two £1 notes, one or two half-crowns, a six- pence, and a fourpenny and five shilling pieces. He also stole a telescope, which was identified by prosecutor. The money was not recognised. Sergeant Hooper deposed that he ar- re...
VICTORIA. INTERCOLONIAL TELEGRAPH. [From our General Correspondent.] Melbourne, September 6. [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 7 September 1858
VICTORIA. .INTERCOLONIAL TELEGRAPH. [From our General Correspondent] Melbourne, September 6. The non-arrival of tlie mail and a wet morning have caused almÓ3t a holiday in commerce. Trans- actions are few and of little importance. In the flour market holders are alto.ring* more firmness, and are trying hard to establish acknow - ledged advanced quotations. There was a good attendance at the Govern- ment Land Sale. SHIPPING. Sailed.-Burra and Gazelle, for Adelaide. [From our Commercial Correspondent.] Melbourne, September G. In tlie flour market there are small transactions effected at £18 10s. Holders are firm at-£19. Large quantities on hand. TASMANIA. We have Tasmanian news to the 3rd. Flour £19 to £20 ; wheat 8s. ; oats os. 3d. . brau Is 9d. to 2s.
WEEKLY RETURN OF BONDED GOODS. [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 7 September 1858
WEEKLY RETURN OF BONDED GOODS. Return showing the quantities of the undermentioned goods received and delivered in the Bonded Stores at Port Ade- laide, during the week ended 31st August, 1858, and the quantities remaining in bond at the termination of the said week : T&lt;2 Deliveries. 30 0*3 . .£«.» .- te* .* S 3 o "2 ii Home cnsunip tioii. Expor- tation. g" to 2-e = «J« Spirits, gallons, viz. Brandy 839 221 ... 49,807 530 ... 17,442 Gin and Geneva 541 4 44,580 Whisky 151 4 21,178 Of Wine 150 1,282 Cordials 394 Perfumed 3 "i 123 Unenumerated ... 1,061 Wine, gallons 723 174 13,262 Beer, porter, ale, and cider, gallons.. ... 16 ... 36,894 Tobacco, lbs - Manufactured 1,185 947 396 65,254 Unmanufactured .. ... ... ... 850 171 7,146 Snuff. 2,048 Tea, lbs. ... 1,022 Coffee, cwt. ... 137 0 19 Sugar, cwts Refined .. ., ... Muscovado .. 112 3*9 4,802 3 15 GEO. PAQUALIN. Warehousekeeper.
MARKET REPORT. Adelaide, Monday, September 6, 1858. [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 7 September 1858
MAEKET EEPOET. Adelaide, Monday, September 6,1858. There is a languid enquiry for flour at 151. to lal. 10-s.. and transactions at the latter figure have taken place for best country make. Wheat is not coming forward freely, but buyers* show no disposition to tempt delivery by r.iibinff their prices, whilst the prices obtainable for flour do not warrant it. Bran is held for Is. 8d. ; the reported improvement in oats in Melbourne causing holders to be finn. In general trade the biddings at the auction rooms have not resulted in any wholesale business. WHEAT AND FLOUR MARKET Fine flour, £15 los. to JÊ16; wheat, 6s. 3d. to 6s. 6d.; j bran, is. 8d. ; barley, Enelish, 6s. 9d. ; oats, none. COWIE ic ASPINWALL, Grenfell-street, September 6,1858. Flour, £10 10s, to ¡£16 los. ; wheat, 6s. 3d. ; bran, Is. 8d. ; pollard. 2s. ; English barley, 5s. to 6s. ; Cape barley, 4s. 6d. to 5s. ; oats, nominal. BARRY & BAYLEY, U, Currie-street. September 6,1858. RETURN OF IMMIGRATION AND EMIGRATIO...
ADELAIDE RETAIL PRICES. BREAD AND FLOUR. [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 7 September 1858
ADELAIDE RETAIL PRICES. BREAD AND FLOUR. Bread, 5d the 2-lb loaf Flour, 3d W B> butcher's meat Beef, 4d to 8d W lb Pork, 8d to lod & lb Limb, 4s to 5s \f qr Veal, Sd to lod W % Mutton, 4d to 7d *? lb DAIRY PRODUCE Bacon,Colonial, lstols6d»i% Hams, colonial, ls4dÇ'ft Butter, fresh, is ed 4? lb Hams, English, is 8d#" lb Ditto, salt, is 3d Milk, Cd ¥ quart Cheese, colonial, Is 4d # lb Ducks, 9s V pair Ditto, Dutch, is 4d If lb Ditto, English, is 9d V lu Ditto, Swis-, loodlflb L-&lt;rd, is to l« ed 'g' lb Egg*, is 6d i? dozen Fowls, 7s'-'couple Geese, los each Pigeon«, 3s .'"pair Rabbits, 5s to 7s "? ptir Tuikey>, 15s to 2 is each FISH, MILD 10« L, &C Cra\ fish, each, 2s 6d to 5s Pcnu inkles per pint, ed Duck«, Wild, V piir, Cs Lobsters, cell, 5s to 12s Murra} Cod, each, 5s Oj sters, ed to is Almonds, dried, is &lt;? lb Vpples, is i-* lb Citrons, 4d each Brocoli, lOd to is e*irh Cabbages, 6d to 8d each Carrots, 3d **' bunch &lt; elco, 1 id -...
THE PROPOSED LAND BANK. To the Edi[?]or of the ADVERTISER. [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 7 September 1858
THE PROPOSED LAND BANK. To the Edi'or of the Advertiser. Sir-I beg to thank your correspondent " Profit and Loss" for pointing out inaccuracies in the paper which I recently published, on tiie establishment of an institution for facilitating the transaction of loans on. landed securi- ties under the Real Property Act. I confess that, pressed by other business, I have not revised with sufficient care either my manuscript or the proof, hence the errors referred to-'.' two-thirds" being written instead of "three tiwes," in the third funda- mental nile, page 4, and the figure 5 substituted for 6 in the tabular statement, page 8, which should have been printed thus : Capital .£50,000 Circulation . 50,000 Deposits.60,0000 Total .£160,030 Of which there would be reserved against note circula- tion, £50,000 ; against deposits, £20.000 ; advanced on mortgage, £90,000, yielding at 10 per cent. ... £9,000 Deduct interest, at 3 per cent., pay- able to depositors on £60,000 ... £1,800 Charge of ...
No title [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 7 September 1858
Supreme Court.-The Civil sittings will com- mence on Monday next, the 13th instant. The number of causes for trial is unusually large, amounting to 63. The order in which they will be taken will be arranged on Wednesday next, and will be duly announced in our Thursday's issue. Hebrew Congregation.-The annual election of gentlemen to fill the various offices in the Adelaide Synagogue took place at the Vestry-room yesterday, when Mr. I. S. Henry was unanimously chosen President ; Mr. J. M. Myer-s Treasurer ; and ¡Messrs. L.izar. Abrahams, Mocatta, Marks. Collin. J. M. Solomon. Brandon, and Jones, members of the Comnrttee. Mcssr*. A. Cohen and M. Salom were elected Auditors. The festival of the new year, according to the Jewish Calendar, will com- mence on Thursday next. South Australian AIarble.-We have been favored by Mr. Kellett, of the Union Inn. Weymouth street, with specimens of marble from the throe quarries of Penrice, Finniss Yale, anel JIaccIcsfield. The quarry at Penrice is ...
ADELAIDE CATTLE MARKET. Saturday, September 4, 1858. [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 7 September 1858
ADELAIDE CATTLE MARKET. Saturilay, September 4,1858. Mr Charles Jenkins reports no improvement lhthe price of stock since Ia«t rcpoit The maiket consisted of 4" horses, 1 mule, 62 horned cattle, 9 calve« 8 venieles Prev lous II uket-24 horses, G1 horned cattle, 5 calves, 1 goit, 7 v eludes
LATEST DATES. [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 7 September 1858
LATEST DATES. From. By way oE Date. Melbourne Melbourne Mauritius Melbourne Melbourne Melbourne Melbourne Melbourne Melbourne Melbourne Melbourne Melbourne Direct Direct Melbourne Melbourne , Melbourne Direct England Melbourne Melbourne Melbourne Melbourne Melbourne July ii April 30 June 29 May 25 July 3 July 10 June 17 August 27 J June 22 March 27 August 27 July 3 August 4 '. Slauritius. July IO April 30 August l8 August 13 Perth, Western Australia Portland. June S June 21 August 25 March 31 June 23 ? ,
NOTICES OF MOTION AND ORDERS OF THE DAY. LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 1858. NOTICES OF MOTION: [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 7 September 1858
NOTICES OF MOTION AND ORDERS OF THE DAY. LTÎfJISLATITK COUÎTCIIi. Tuesday. Septemsi:*' 7, lass. XOTICES Ol' "HOTION : 1. Mr. Yoüxohobaxd to move " That he have leave to introduce " A Bill intituled an Act to arnaud the Ir.iws relating &lt;o Divorce and Matrimonial Causes in South Australia." 2. Mr. Davies "That he will ask the lion, the Chief Secretary to ascertain from the Law ( Mlicors of the Crown, if the Corporation of the City of Adelaide has, tim legal risht to destroy the public squares in the manner proposed to be done ; alr.o, if it has not the power, is it the intention of tlie Ministry to adopt any measures to preserve the squares for such public uses as were ori-rinally intended when the city was planned." .'!. Mr. Ayers to move "That the congratulatory address of this Council to the Queen on the Marriarre of Her Eora! Highness the Princess lïoval of England with His Royal Highness Prince Frederick AVilliam of Prussia, be presented to Her Majesty by the lion. Joh...
THE HORTICULTURIST. [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 7 September 1858
THE HORTICULTURIST. Holcüs Saccharatüs-Sow.-We tried this last year in rich black gully land, and also in poor sandy soil on the plains. In the former it grew nine feet high ; in the latter live feet, with a greater quantity of seed in proportion. This sand land on the plains onlv produced last year about five bushels of wheat per acre ; "but, as far as we could judge, it would have produced io or 15 bushels of holcus seed, and more than twice the quantity of material for hay, if it liad been turned to that account. " Although we now place this under the head of " Horticulture " we have no doubt, ere long, it will be claimed by the agriculturist. The seed should be distributed about nine inches apart on poor land, and 15 or l8 on very rich land. Orange Pirs.-Sow in very rich soil, in a frame covered with calico. These deserve our best attention for stocks for grafting on, as we can grow them as well here as in Sydney. Large Spanish Onions.-Any one that has planted last autumn very s...
RATES OF EXCHANGE. [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 7 September 1858
RATES OF EXCHANGE. The following are the rates of cxchanse at present adopted by the local Banks of this colony : The South Australian Banking Company, the Bank of Austraxasia, and the Union Bank or Australia, Adelaide rssue drafts on London at sixty davs' sight at 2 per cent, premium. .. . a r Buy bills on London at sixty days' sight at par. Issue drafts on 8 rSydney 3 I Bathurst !? &lt; Goidbourn «5 I Maitland fq I Moreton Bay , f Melbourne .g Geelong S &lt; Portland .2 Port Fairy > (Belfast fil (HobartTown ¡s"/"j J Launceston feü (Auckland J-= 1 Wellington «8 fLyttelton Buy'Bills on g (Sydney "5 j Bathurst p &lt; Goulbourn iii Maitland ^ (Moreton Bay j ^Melbourne Geelong " Portland .i Port Fairy > (Belfast fi"g (Hobart Town ¿a 1 Launceston Js (Auckland »?§ &lt; Wellington fcs (Lyttelton September 2.1838. -J .8«] ) At three days' sight, at cent premium. l per i At fifteen days' sight, at l per f cent, disco-inf At fifteen days' sight, at 2 per...
No title [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 7 September 1858
Money OßDr.KS.-Mr. Peake has given notice of motion in reference to the establishment of a system of Post-office Money Orders in this colony. To all who are acquainted willi the universal em- ployment of this agency in England, it is need loss to say one word in its support. TVe hope that no insuperable objections will be found to lie against this scheme, which we would be glad to see embrace not only the various districts of South Australia, but Victoria also. It would, indeed, be matter of great convenience to many of the labouring classes, if arrangements could be made for the transmission of Money Orders to England. If the Ranks issued drafts for £1, there would be no occasion for the introduction of Post Office Money Orders ; but as this is not the case, we think the Government woidd do well to consult, in this particular, the circumstances of tiie humbler classes, and endeavour, either through tlie Post-office, or through the Agent General, to find an avenue for the transmissi...
SHIP MAILS [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 7 September 1858
SHIP MAILSj The following is the official list of mails to be dispatched on tlie dates undermentioned : General Post Office, Adelaide, September 7,1858. Mails will be dispatched as under : For Great Britain, by the contract packet, to Suez and over- land, via Melbourne, on Saturday, September li, at 12. For New South Wales, by the Admella, steamer, via Mel- bourne, this day, Tuesday, September 7, at 12. For Victoria, by the Admella, steamer, to Melbourne, this day. Tuesday, September 7, at 12 ; by the Ville de Cannes, to Melbourne, on Wednesday, September 8, at 2; by the Augusta Kaufmann, to Melbourne, on Thursday, September 9, at 10 ; by the Burra Burra, steamer, to Melbourne, on Saturday, September li, at 12. For Tasmania, by the Admella, steamer, via Melbourne, this day, Tuesday, September 7, at 12. For New Zealand, by the Admella, steamer, via Melbourne, this dav, Tuesday, September 7, at 12. For Western Australia, by the contract packet, to King George's Sound, on Saturday, Sep...
LABOUR MARKET, [From Hunt's Labour Office.] [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 7 September 1858
LABOUR MARKET, [From Hunt's Labour Office.] Per Annum with Board and Lodemg Domestic and D ni v Sériant« tem ile. Housel eepers, -£25 to £30 Good Cooks, £21 to £30 Housemaids, £20 to £25 Liundressts, £23 to £26 Kitchentna-ds, £20 to £23 Upper >ui »es, £20 to £26 Nurses, £10 to £20 \urse Girls, £7 to £15 General Sen *mts, £20 to £26 Dairj maids, £20 to £23 Barmaids, £40 to £52 Waitresses, £°0 to £40 Domestic and Farm Sen ants Male Married Couples, £52 to £60 Ploughmen, (single) £40 to £52 (rentrai Labourers, £40 to £52 Gardeners, £52 to £60 Bullock Dm er» for Farms, Men, £40 to £52 Ditto, Bo\s, £14 to £25 Bullock Drners for Roads, Men, £52 to £60 Ditto, Boys, £25 to £30 Boys to t-ulC lttle, £10 to £15 Per week, with the usual Rations Shepherds (according to dis- tance) 12s to 15S Hutkeepers, ditto, 10s to 12s Bush Carpenters, 25s to 30s Fencers, 25s to 30s Cooks, 20s to 25s Grooms, 20« to 25s Ostlers, 15s to 20s Per Week, with Board and Lodging-1 radesmen, Butchers, "iOs to 42s Ba...