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MISCELLANEOUS SHIPPING. [Newspaper Article] — The Wallaroo Times and Mining Journal — 27 September 1865
apscEix^KEotrs bhipeikg. The windfon Saturday blew hard -from the westward, increasing in the afternoon to a gale. The vessels at the jetty soon hauled off except the barque Douglas, which lying at the weather side, eouldnolbe shifted from her berth, without diffi culty nor without danger of some of her timbers being staved an through contact with the corner . of the Jetty. For some hours she chafed against the Jetty side with nmch,violence, surging against it fit tames with so much force as to shake the whole structure, nearly throwing those who were on it off their legs. The large logs used as fenders were one after .another ground into splintetb, seve ral of the massive hardwood piles of the* Jetty were broken, and the barque was damaged by the smashing of lier starboard channels and of other portions of woodwork. It ifes at length resolved to run the hazard of getting her away from the Jetty, which being happily effected without addi tional damage, sh$ swung to her anchor in saf...
THE TIPARA REEF. TO THE EDITOR OF THE WALLAROO TIMES. [Newspaper Article] — The Wallaroo Times and Mining Journal — 27 September 1865
THE TIP ABA. BEEF. : TO THE EDHOB OP TTng WAlLUJQG.iaatES." ! I •SmI notice in your issue of the 20th instant a statement from the Keeper of the Tipara light ship, to the effect that he observed a steamer on the night of Thursday, the 14th instant, about 9.30 p.m., in a position which he thought dan gerously close to thereof. r - v-. As the steamer, from the time indicated, could have , been no other than the Kangaroo, I beg leave to notice the said statement ; and although I feel exceedingly grateful to the Keeper for t£© evident care and anxieiy manifested "on our behalf beg to inform him and the public generaUyjEHak there 'was not the slightest cause for alarm on the . subject. - It must have been a case of optical delusion oxt the part of ,the worthy Keeper. As a matter ;pf course, on approaching the liglits and reef/fh.® lead was-kept constantly going. . ; I estimate our distance from the light at four or five miles, the mate and engineer at five or six. Certainly no soundings ...
IMMIGRATION AND LABOUR. TO THE EDITOR OF THE WALLAROO TIMES. [Newspaper Article] — The Wallaroo Times and Mining Journal — 27 September 1865
IMMI&EATIOJf AND LABOUR. TO THE EDIT03£03? THE WAIiLABOO TIMES. Sir,—I beg a small corner in your valuable paper for the insertion of the following. Etunour says, that the Directors of; the Moonta Mines have determined to reduce the wages of those men who are worJdngoia owners' account at the Company's works to 5s 6d per diem. ifow, I think, sir,- that sucn a 'stepi if takkn by the ! Moonta Company or any other Company et the present time, , must necessaiily be viewed with very great alarm; for it is well known to every j householder ^rho payB attention to.his daily ex penditure, that men coyld :not live' aiid pay their xra,y on such a wage: as: that, -while t&e prices of provisions" are" so enormously liigh _as at present. II tliink, air, s|ep woiilji. i be_ viewed' ^£h Ve^ gi^t-i^ merelyNby, the worMng men; themselves/. rbat by evieiy right feeling man in the colony who desires the colony's prosperity, but of the Peninsula, who1 ^o^d^trei^Ie^ a repfetitiiMi^pf^:^di...
WALLAROO PRICES CURRENT. Wallaroo, Sept. 22. RETAIL. [Newspaper Article] — The Wallaroo Times and Mining Journal — 27 September 1865
WATT ATLOO PRICES CURRENT. Wallaroo, Sept. 22. Retail. Chaff, £12 to £13 j pollgrdj 2b 8d j oats, 6s6d; barley,7s Od j bran, 2s 6d ; screenings, 7 s ; wheat, 10s.; flour, 46s ; potatoes, 10. BBEAD-AND FLOUB. Bread, 6d • per 2 lb JJlour, 3d per. lb loaf 46spert>ag j v"x-' Screenings,7s • BOTCHES HEAT. Beef, 7&lt;d to 9d per lb Fork, 7d to lOd per lb Muttbn/ 7d to 9d j?er lb Veal, 7d to lOd per lb £amb, none ' ( Sausages, 9d per lb SiLD£T PBQDTJCE. ' 3B^j6n,l84d^'lb ; ' Samsj colonial, lis 2d per ; ^ - lb - - Prime Doj Bait, Do, Englis1a, l8 6d Do^English, do Ducks,8sperpair c EggB, 1b per doz Fowls, 5s do . Gheese, colonial, la 2d Milk, 6d per quart to Is 4d TE&ETABUS3. Cabbages, J6dtols Onions, M per lb Courambpre, none Potatoes, 10s 0&per cwt Carrots, t>d per bunch Turnips, 2d per lb I^cerich-Seans, none leeks, Is per bunch
PORT HUGHES TO THE EDITOS OF THE WALLAROO TIMES. [Newspaper Article] — The Wallaroo Times and Mining Journal — 27 September 1865
PORT HUGKHES TO THE EDITOS OF. THE WAXJaAEOO TIMES. Sis,—A few days ago you informed the public, | through, your columns, that an application had; been made to the government to open a" shipping I place at Port Hughes. You also argued—and I! believe sincerely—that the established convenience* at Wallaroo, and the distance-that Port Hughes is | from Moonta township, that there was very little probability of any alteration taking place. • Sow,; wherever you gleaned the news, the facte were misrepresented, and iihe premises incorrect. No ! such application was made, or even thought of. j A letter was sent to the Collector of Customs (which has since been found quite unnecessary) j for leave to land goods shipped at Adelaide at | Moonta. Bay.~... Now during tha -week this has been done, and by comparing cost you may! reckon it to be continued :•— 20 tons freight to Moonta Bay, at 15s ... ... ... £15 0 .0 Cost of landing and carting same ; into the township ... ... 5 0 0 ' £20 0 0 If the...
SHIPPING NEWS. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — The Wallaroo Times and Mining Journal — 27 September 1865
SHIPPING NEWS. i •, &BBXVED. Saturday* Sept. 23—Walrus, briganline, 100 tons, m Anderson, master, from the Biyer Don Sept. 8. "vD. Bowerj;: agent. Passengers—:Mjtes Baymond andjl3ast®rlT. Saymond, in] the cabin, - Shepherd, 300 tons, Orchard, master, from Port Adelaide. W. a "' '
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Wallaroo Times and Mining Journal — 27 September 1865
Shipping. STETAM TO WALLAEOO. THE Screw-steamers RO YALSHEPHEED AND LUBE A TOi sail from Port Adelaide every Saturday. BAIHES OF FBEHJHT. GeneralCargoper ton £0 15 0 "Bran per ton of 2000 lbs '... ... 10 0 Pollard per ton of 2000 lbs ... -0 1*7 6 Chaff or Hay per ton ... 115 0 W. C. ELAKD, "Wallaroo. ELDER, SMITH & GO., } Town and J. STILLING- & CO., $ Port. J. D AEWEKT, &lt;3Tenfell'street. 13 9 c weekly steamer foe, port adelaide. , reduced eares. ' steamer ILA5TG-aroq, liaviBg\l>een purchased solely for- tke trade between Wfillaynn ia,fi«i Fort Adelaide, will leave the latter fort every Wednesday, and Wallaroo every atnrday?'under the command of Captain John *5Tso, late of th©-0ineo and Eclipse. Steeragejl&s; Cjabin, 21s. Eor freight, applyto ; D. BOWer, f Wafiaroo.s &lt;or ; ; . c: lamb, ■ ' ® Port Adelaide. ■*■ |0|y fast-sailing and: favourite •sdaoicmer 1 '- ' ;.-r. ;s-. - ECEIPSEf Having nearly all hercargo engaged, will have immedia...
IMPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Wallaroo Times and Mining Journal — 27 September 1865
IMPOSTS. Cargo of the Walrus, from the Biver Don— - 49,000 feet timber, 10 tons potatoes, D. Bower. Cargo of the ItoyaT Shepherd, from PortAde laide—41 Jxlls orebags, 16 boxescandles, Moonta Mines; 7 pkgs, J. Richards j 5 do, Brew Bros, j 1 do, F. Page ; 12 do, Clinch and Co.; 5 do, Dickenson and Berriman; 25 do, Olifent; 1 do, J. Winball ; 3 do, Nankervis j 1 do, Pascoe; 8 do, . H. Stepheivs; 22 do, S. Cook; 54 do, Scarfe and Burden; 3 do, New Cornwall Mine; 1 do, Caire; 10 do, Hart ; 2 do, Birks ; 2 do, Simms; 65 pes oregon, S5 hags brain, 50 cases brandy, 45 pkgs, Eland; 1 thd stout, Opie; *73 bags bran, Order; 1 qr-cask ruin, Williams ; 12 casks bottled porter, Phillips; 1 pkg, Wilkinson; 1 do, Sharpe; 10 eases porter, Grouge; 1 pkg, Sparkman and Co. j *3 do, Gradd and Yorke j 5 do, Xevido; 2 do, Green j l do, S.A. ^Banking Company; 49 bags, 4 pkgs, Messent. -
CLEARED. [Newspaper Article] — The Wallaroo Times and Mining Journal — 27 September 1865
CUEASBS. Saturday, September 23—Trader, schooner. Ward, master, for Port Adelaide. Same day—-Eclipse, schooner, 70 tons, Grims lade, master, for Port Adelaide. Same day — Kangaroo, s.s., 200 tons, Yeo, master, for Port Adelaide. In ballast. Passen gers—Mr C. Lamb, Mrs Morgan and child, and others, in the cabin.
THE RACE FROM GREEN'S PLAINS. TO THE EDITOB OF THE WALLAEOO TIMES. [Newspaper Article] — The Wallaroo Times and Mining Journal — 27 September 1865
THE RACE FROM GREEN'S PLAINS. TO THE EDITOB OF THE WALLAEOO TIMES. Sib}—Will you kindly permit me a small space to correct a mistake that appeared in your issue of _ the 16th. inst. It was there stated that on returning from the ploughing matcka race took between RounsevelTs and Messrs Bawden and Graham's conveyance. - It is unnecessaiy for me to mention to you the feet that it -requires two or more contending parties to constitute a race; but I can say, without fear of contradiction, that on this occasion it was quite s, one-sided afiair, as the driver of Rounsevell's conveyance did not make the slightest effort to overtake the other, nor d.6 I imagine for one moment that he entertained the remotest idea that Mr G-raham iiad an obiect in [ arriving in Xadma first.— -I am, Sir, &c., KEGTUS.
DREADFUL BOAT ACCIDENT. (Abridged from the Advertiser.) [Newspaper Article] — The Wallaroo Times and Mining Journal — 27 September 1865
DREADFUL BOAT ACCIDENT (Abridged from the Advertiser.) A melancholy boat accident, by which" fottf lives were lost, occurred off Merino on Saturday afternoon, September 24. In the morning: of that day the emigrant ship Electric , was driven close in shore, and was in imminent danger of stranding. Captain Duff, Harbor-master at Grlenelg, observing the critical position of the vessel, mustered, a gallant crew, and put'off from Grlenelg Jetty about half-past 9 o'clock. The names of the crew were T. Shepherd (cox swain), J. Burton, Richard Barber Spencer, Jno, Gard, William Biddies, and Mark Skull, and the "Argus" despatch boat was the one used upon the occasion. When they, started there was a heavy sea on, and the wind was blowing almost a gale from nearly dub west. The Electric was lying just'off the rock-bound coast, between Field's River and Merino,-a distance : of about six or .seven miles from the Bay. The boat reached the vessel after a fair run down about a quarter to 11 o'clock...
TELEGRAPHIC NEWS. Adelaide, Tuesday, 7.25 p.m. [Newspaper Article] — The Wallaroo Times and Mining Journal — 27 September 1865
TELEGrRAPHib NEWS. (FBOM OTTB OWS COBEESPONDENT.) Adelaide, Tuesday, 7.25 p.m. The G-overnment intend: providing for the-widows of the boatmen who lost their lives in the late lamentable boat aceident off Brighton. The Government have also paid Mr Hood for the Argusdespatch boat, which was lost upon the-occasion. ^e IiysterOperatic CJompany have met with an enthusiastic reception from a crowded audience. Combes, of the Devon Mills, has de clared himself insolvent. j (From the Adelaide Papers.) VICTORIA. | Melbourne. Sept. 22. ; The first annual meeting of the subscribers to j tile Australian Lloyds' to-day was very success- i fill. A nugget, weighing 88 ozs., was exhibited in Collinsrstreet to-day, from a squatter's run atRoke- i wood. •• Several letters appear in the " Age," sympathis ing with Mr Syme, of that journal, and enclosing sums ranging from 10s to £10 towards the Syme Defence Fund in the criminal action. The Sunbury murderers were brought yesterday and remanded to Wednesd...
Wallaroo Cimes. WALLAROO: WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 27. [Newspaper Article] — The Wallaroo Times and Mining Journal — 27 September 1865
WALLAROO: WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 27. Any stranger visiting "Wallaroo cannot but feel some surprise on seeing the quantity of earth and rubbish lying in heaps all over the township. A letter on this subject appeared in our columns last week, but before receiving that letter we had intended to make some allusion to the nuisance. In some places the depositors of ther earth spread it in long lines, as if to delude the public into the belief that they were- actuated by the desire to improve the township, by form ing raisedfootpaths, But th e nature of the earth is generally such as forms the most sticky, disagreeable mud in wet weather, and in dry materially adds to the quantity of dust already so plentiful in Wallaroo. Any person sinking a tank seems to think himself entitled to add bis quota to t&ese " improvements," and in many cases the stuff raised from tanks contains a large quantity of rock, which in pieces varying in size is spread abroad along with the earth, perhaps with the ...
MOONTA. September 22. [Newspaper Article] — The Wallaroo Times and Mining Journal — 27 September 1865
(FBOSt OUR iovns COBBESPONDBNT.) s ^Septen&er 22. /The praeticMlity of landing go ods. direct from Adelaide to Moonfca is now beyond/;douJ)t, as the scliooiier ^Mtimpli'iias laTided acargQ in first-rate ] condition: x»mmunityare indebted j to quarei "for inaugurating' a ttrade that mil no j ,doubt be ifigbly '^beneficial to the trading and] jnining-interBBtB of ^Moonfca, &lt;ss this route ±here ;j ia'a^g^teaving in thecost'of cartage '"with lesB j ^&|jcirir>f pilfering carters. When I^ajF the carters I do not^dud£^;sd^ goods from Wallaroo Jo Mopnt^ as th^re are men on the road ill whom the trading poiraniyiity placethe greatest con|idencehut there ar^ others who have lately carried on their depredations to- a very large extent,—^as an instance, last week the Messrs JTurner had Seven Pounds sterling worth of goods taken out of one case. Mr Square, also, on the same day was a loser to a considerable extent. These are not solitary cases, as there is not a wee...
NEW SOUTH WALES Spdney, Sept. 23. [Newspaper Article] — The Wallaroo Times and Mining Journal — 27 September 1865
NEW: SOUTH WALES • 'J ■ ' • - Spclney, Sept. 23. ^ Jamea ftraham, aeettler near Yass/who was ^ecused of cattlesfeealing and acquitted iG-day,onj going home cut his throat. vv ^ j : ^Mrflione^on^ 'iPoBtma^r' at ;ForbeBj has;: been committed for;atrial for concpaUng ihe birth of his illegitimate child. wMeh w^ fouiid dead in the liter. ■ ' ■ v -5Qhe>oncip^fidi T^ses^ent ^f lhe xuhs^ui the New ISngland District amount to 13 per ofent.; on the pbbref parts of the Ijaxfflan District, 16 percent, j on th£ rich vmwatered portions6f £he Billdtoong, 200 jjeif cent, j and in -witere'd portions
MAIL NOTICES. [Newspaper Article] — The Wallaroo Times and Mining Journal — 27 September 1865
MAIL NOTICES. Mails close— WALLAROO. For Adelaide, on Sunday, Tuesday, and Thurs day, at 10 p.m. For Kadina and Moonta, every day, at 8 ain. MOONTA'. For Adelaide, on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday, at S.30 p.m. , For £adina and Wallaroo. every day (Sundays excepted), at 3.30 p.m. HADXKA. For Adelaide, on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, at 5 a.m. For Moonta, every "day, (Sundays excepted), at 9 a.m. For Wallaroo, every day (Sundays excepted), at 6 p.m.
LABOUR MARKET. Sept, 23. [Newspaper Article] — The Wallaroo Times and Mining Journal — 27 September 1865
LABOUB MABKET. | I •>.. - . Seat. 23. I MineiB^^Os^^swkr^laaterers, lis to 12s do ^ipent^Kij-iOs i/Q; lis ^ Labourers, 7s ^ diem 'psm '*4;:;• '/f£.v ••'•'"^nara^^ 8s* do ' Masons, lls to:12s do:;. Lumpers, §s do . * Outage of ore from Moonta Mme/ per tori'/of '?::v. - ^licn^'jis. ^ i)itto ditto from Yelta Mine, 9s. Ditto ditto from Karkarilla Mine," lis. v Cartage of stores to the above mines, per ton of - 20 cwt., 8s. ''
TO CORRESPONDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Wallaroo Times and Mining Journal — 27 September 1865
TO CORRESPONDENTS. " The Wgbking Ma^'sAppeai," is unaccom panied by the -writer's name, and to insert it would, therefore, would be a -violence to our rule, which excludes anonymous communications. We, however, give a few lines as a (specimen of the poem (?) :— Our aim in knocking off Is leisure hours to find; Early- to open wisdom's s stores, And early fill the mind. To give us time to pay Our court to some fair friend, With such good looks in such bright way As needs must gain our end. Some say they can't agree To grant to us the boon; But ail we want, and all we ask Is Saturday afternoon..