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SOUTH AUSTRALIA. MERCANTILE REPORT. Thursday evening, June 28, 1855. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 22 August 1855
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. MERCANTILE REPORT. Thursday evening, June 28, 1855. There is no cliange to report in general trade since last week, and the arrival of later dates from Eng land by the Sea Park have failed to enliven our market for European imports. Indeed it is com nfai'nf*! of on all hands that the demand for all cur rent commodities never was duller in any former year, and the inactivity is more especially felt in, the sale of all articles of luxury. Another considerable accession to our population has been made this week by the arrival of the emi grant ships Taymouth Castle, Sea Park, and Velo city — the number on board approaching to 1,000 souls. Beyond these three vessels, the week has passed without any other extracolonial arrivals. Later intelligence from the neighbouring colonies was brought by the Bosphorus on Sunday, and the Havilah on Monday last, after a few days' suspension of our usual regularity of communication. Manr articles appear to be simultaneously scarce in th...
Markets. NEW SOUTH WALES. Friday Evening, June 22nd, 1855. GRAIN AND FLOUR MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 22 August 1855
UlarMs. NEW SOUTH WALES. Friday Evening, June 22nd, 1855. GRAIN AND FLOUR MARKET. Rices have, since our last week's report, been con siderably advanced. The remaining portion of the Diana's cargo was purchased at the enormous price ; of 24a. 3d. per busbeL Some of the millers are talk ing of a higher figure for flour. Messrs. T. Barker and Co. quote fine flour, at £50 per ton ; seconds. JE48; wneat, nominal; orao, as. ml per ousnei. '-:: 'MffXTK, Berckleman aud Bate : fine flour, £50 per f| ton;, seconds, £44 ; wheat, 23a to 25s. per bnEhel ; [V bran 3s. 6d. ditto. Messrs. Furlong and Kenedy ? reportfine fiour, £50 per ton ; seconds ditto, £44 %, ditto; wheat nominal; bran, 3s. 6d. per bushel; wheat rirom die country districts is arriving very slowly and „ , prices are so high as almost to tempt people tp send \ ? xa tieir reserved seed wheat. Mr. Breillat reports, -:?'- do fresh arrivals of wheat have taken place during ?_t the week, except a small quantity from Mew Zea :_ -i&a...
SCUTARI. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 22 August 1855
SCUTARI. Amid the clonds of grief and wrath, That o'er ttw heart of England bmoJ, One bright star holds its blessed path. Unswerving, unsubdued. A steady radiance, breathing balm To throbbing iiinii aud wan-i'rini? brain; Investing dentil with hallowed calm, Taking the stiug from pain. ThroujA miles of pallets, thickly laid Wiih sickness in ite foulest guise. And pain in i'onns to have dismayed, Man 'a science-hardened eyes. A woman, fi-arile, pale and tall. Upon her saintly work doth more; Fair, or not fair, Who knows? Uut aU Follow her tax with love. Lady — thy very name so sweet. Speaks of full sou-^s thro' darkness heard. And fancy fiiuieth likeness meet Between thce and the bird Whose music cheers the siloouiy wold. Am 3!iy low voice the anguish dim. That thro' these sad rooms lieth cold Oil brain, and heart, and limb. PCXCH.
FREE EMIGRATION. REPLY TO THE YORK RESOLUTIONS. Colonial Secretary's Office, Perth, July 19, 1835. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 22 August 1855
FREE EMIGRATION. REPLY TO TIIE VbfiK RE SOLUTIONS. Colonial Secretary's Office, Perth, Juty 19, 1855'. Sib, — I am directed by Ilis Ex-*elleccy to acknowledge the receipt* oVa letter fr|)m you, forwarding Resolutions passed by a Meeting of the York settlers on the ltth instant, and, in ieply, to make the following remarks thereon: — v | 1st. — His Excellency is not aware of any intention on the part of the Hune Govern ment to discontinue Emigratiou. If any cessation is intended it is only temporioy, and consequent on facts which render it unadvisable for the present moment to continue it. ' 2nd- — Hitherto Her Majesty's Govern ment have most entirely kept faith, in the introduction of free labour, as a comparison of the following numbers will amply shov: — Number of Convicts hithertosent — 3,383. Number of Free Emigrants at the expense of Her Majesty's Government sinl\» the ic number does not include Warders vnth. their families, sent in charge of Convicts. Dor the Sailors and Passe...
Perth Police Report. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 22 August 1855
gcrt& Botire S*amt [From 12th to 1St/i August, 1855.1 John Curran, tl., indecent exposure and commit ting a nuisance; one week without pay. 1-. Cameron, tl., drunk and disorderly; fined 5s. J. Brooks, cp., drunk and refusing to give his name; fined 2s 6d. H. Mortram. tl., out after hours: discharged. J. Welsh, tL, on suspicion of felony; discharged. S. Williams, c.p., forging an order; committed for trial. J. Barker, drunk and disorderly; fined 5s. E. Cove, tl., drunk and disorderly; lined 5s. H. Williams, tl., drunk and ontstaying his pass; cautioned. D. Cameron, making a false statement to deceive the police, fined 10s.
CIVIL COURT. AUGUST 4TH. [Before His Honor W. H. Mackie, Esq., Commissioner of the Civil Court. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 22 August 1855
civil a;ouR;r. I AtjgcJst 4th. [Before His tonor W. H.l Mackfe, Esq., Conmissioner of f thf Civil Court.] iO. ArWckrong v. 31. McHnrd. — Mr. Leake for plaintiff; Mr. Howfll/for defendant Tlis was an aciion of «yectment to 'recover possession of a, house aid premises occupied by the defendant in Fre nrantle. The piaiisiiff, in uis examination, proved that, in April, 1854, Hhe defendant agreed to occcpy a house of the plaintiff's in Fremantle, at a weekly rent of «a and the. defendant was to have nnssnsinn fnr t- twelvemonth; certain. The defendant wai to build a iitchen, and pay for it out of the twclvcm Inth's rent This kitchea'the defendant built, at an Jspense of above £40. In April last, the twelvcinoLth having expired, and the defendant still occupying the pre mises, and not paying his subsequent rmt to the plaintiff, he (the 'plaintiff) wrote a lette^or iwo to the defendant informing him that he wowid l-e held liable for vetft since that time; but defendant re fusing cither ~to...
[?] Police Report. [Before Colonel Bruce, J.P., G. Eliot, Esq., J.P., and Cavt. [?] [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 22 August 1855
IJass^ §o\ic$ grgori. \B-fore Colonel Bt-uce, J.P., G. JEliot, Esq., J.P.. a/iul Cant. HTnlJru, .T PI Bridget Hurford, P. Dixon. tl, and E. Dodd, tL were charged by Inspector Hogan wiih the wilful murder of John Hurford, of Fishleigh. After the evidence of several witnesses had been taken, the Inspector applied for the prisoners to be remanded for a week to enable him to produce fur ther evidence. A remand was then granted, and the prisoners have since been removed to Buuburv gaoL.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 22 August 1855
[advertisement;} Hollovoays Pills and Ointment, certain reme dies for Rheumatism, — Henry Foot,, aged 52, of Mitcham, near Adelaide, was a severe sufferer from this complaint, and tried a number of reputed remedies, hoping they would benefit him, but he became so bad at last, as to be entirely confined to bis bed, and he was unable to move ei&erhand or foot While in tins horrible condition, a friend brought him a quantity of Holloway's1 Pills and Ointment, which he. immediately commenced to use, he soon found himself gradually improved by them, and by persevering with them for 11 weeks, he was entirely cured, and has since en joyed the best of health. ' ^J
York. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 22 August 1855
g01£fc. (From, ovr otcn Oorretponaemt.} ? ? ,s I The deputation to wait pn Bib £ixceIIe&cjrJJ36- vernor Kennedy with the York address was chfW&i ? at a meeting held at Dunham's Hotel, on SatoiaW* the Government Besident being in die ehiurJlti' consisted of die following genOanea, -whowQl^a^^ mirably represent die varioas jnSe^esttfif 4fa$BjI}&- trict:—2ev. J. Bnown, ittesprs. Samuel Bumfy,!*.,, and It. G. HeaQs, :g' Witienoom, £ fi?Wm£u &S. Parker, and T. Bailey. l^peM^MMm11 resolntioaaBdoptBdiit «-e Ifeegi*. - A.Bae||||p ing was also held jtownp^ir^rWffflB*? foods for die October Jftacep. If KwdjwJ^irtv this vear'6 show rfSr*«^ Ml beinl^O^dM ^reriousmeefi^--- ^ '~^ 7 ^jHB It appears to be the decided opinion thatthade tenmB&m oF&e W. A. Bank to Smit the amount of cheques to betfiawu after the 1st September to fsimA upwards, will bare a very injurious effect on ajae,;«nd be -rery inconTenient to the more distant settler*, especially as...
SPECIFICATION. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 22 August 1855
Specification. The apparatuafor making Gas, is reqi xe-'. to ful fil the following conditions : — : ? To be capsiHe'of manufacturing dail — ihe fur nace being aligiii s Lours — 10,000 cubic *t of Gas. The bulk of said material is about 2 lbs. to a cubic foot, when impressed, as it would T ; in the re torts, with the retorts at a dull read heat, a retort 5 feet long' sh:ip^ ? anil about 1J foot in the section, would drive off the Gas from 50 lbs. in one hour. \ LE. each retort-will manufacture between 200 and 250 fee', Gas per-hour. Thus one beucl of three retorts, work -.g 8 hours, of whi«li, two maj- be allowed for loss o: ime, in six loading will proohce 4000 feet of Gas. It w.nild be chlapcr in point of fuel, i keep the furnace constantly alight, and the ga r constantly making in a smaller number of retort* lbut this, I presurte, is objectionable with prison la&ur. A sl-eond bench will require to be lighted on Sa turdavs for the manufacture of the Gas required on the Stnd...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 22 August 1855
York Agricultural Society. rTlHE tvro following Prizes will be given X by this Society for tho importation of tvro English Horses within 12 months from this date : — 1. — Prize of £50 will bo given to any person importing a good English cart stallion. 2. — Prize of £50 will be given to any person importing a gcod'English thorough bred horse, the said horse to stand in the York district the first two seasons after lan ding, t ween the months of August and 'DeceuiLer in each year. W. M. PARKER, Hon. Secretary. , Cold Harbour, August 13, 1855. LEA&PEBRXHS' . CEtEBRAT£O ; JPBOKOTHTCBD BY 'Sff MTBAC* «I« . JB1 LETTER comroissEUBs, II SK|SSk« tobeflus |Bpm tohisBwttierat JHBSESl WORCESTER OUT GOOD SABCL te££3f Jtfoy.MM. . |S.W.-2| -TeULFA * EEB and applicable to |3~~£H BlNbthutheirBiEci. EVERY VABUETV l'-^— -^1 opinion. the mott p»U. l^sjSiSprl ufale u wdl u the ~n — ---» lBBerrc3H most wholesome Sous OF DISH. HSimja thui*puulc.'- WORCESTERSHIRE SAUCE. Seld Kahmdttg ip the princip...
THE ARMY BEFORE SEBASTOPOL. PARLIAMENTARY INQUIRY. (Continued.) FOURTH DAY, March 8. MAJOR-GENERAL BENTINCK. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 22 August 1855
THE ARMY BEFORE SEBASTOPOL. PARLIAMENTARY INQUIRY. (Continued.) FOURTH DAY, March 8. MAJOB-GEKEEAL BEVTUrcjr. The examination of this witness was resumed. The Commissarist officers attached to his brigade were very efficient men. The bread ibr the sol diers was of a dark colour but good. They had meat difficulty in getting an fora:re. in conse quence of the commissariat being very strict. He had once had an order returned to him because it was signed half-an-iuch too low ; but as he threat ened to have that commissary turned out of the service, such a thing never occurred again. The weight of the men's knapsack with great coat and blanket was 130 lbs. The only tilings inconve nient in the equipment of the Guards were the cap and the epaulette. The bearskin cap, how ever, was a much butter protection against ihe sun than the shako. The want of proper trans port was the chief cause of the suffering of the men from ihe deficiency of clothing. There was clo thing for the Guards on board...
FREMANTLE. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 22 August 1855
FEBMA1TTLE. About 5 a.m. on the I5th instant, a man named Moss, a ticket-of-leave holder, was found lying dead in the streets. Several persons were exa mined who could, it was supposed, give evidence as to the cause of his death ; but as there were no marks of violence, ihe inquest was adjourned Jill the 17th, to enable the Surgeon to make a post mortem examination of tiie body. It is supposed that Moss died from the effects of drunkenness and exposure to the cold during the night. - : -
EUROPEAN INTELLIGENCE. [To the 9th of May.] [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 22 August 1855
EUROPEAN INTELLIGENCE. [To the 9th of May.] The following is taken from the ' Mauri tius Commercial Gazette'' of 27th June: — A diabolical attempt was made ou the I9e of the Eraperor on the 28th nit. The Emperor, accom panied by two of his household in plain clothes, was takinsr a ride hi the avenue oi the Champs-Elvsces. and about to meet the Empress. Upon reaching the Barriere dc L'Etoile, a man, apparently about 36 years old, advanced from the crowd, aud putting his hand to his hat drew a pistol from his paletot and de liberatelj fired at the Emperor, who was in the act j of replying to what he believed to 'it^i-SicaiErfrGnr the assasin. The shot not tak'.^g effect, ilie ruffian fired from the second barrel 'b'F the pistol, this time resting eke weapon on his' arm to render his aim more accurate; but the horse shying at the moment saved the Empsr-»'*s life— the ball grazing his Majesty's iiat Tltf inan was instantly seized bv the police, mm! hi the struggle he endeavoured to draw...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 22 August 1855
; 5|te ' Jnjpiinr. . Newspaper & Geeeral Printing-Office ^(JfiORi&E'S TERRACE, PERTH. EVERT DESCBtPTIOK OF Le*ier-I*fcss Printing ^HXKCBTBD WITH NEATNESS AHD DISPATCH, AT REASONABLE PRICES; TWFxoprietombdog pr^ared to execute in a workmanlike manner, SHBP-USIS 1 BILL-HEADS AUCTION AND POSTING BILLS, ; ' SALB CATALOGUES, Both in Letter-press and Copper-Plate. In a new and varied assortment of Type, and in such a manner as will ensure giving satisfaction. For Point de Gafle Direct. Jfc^ fpHE fast-sailing, first-class £&»&. X clipper ship mmfik AYHMTCHE, A 1, SaggyTOO tons burthen, J. Stott, com 4 raander, will sail for the above port as soon as possible after delivery of her present cargo. . Has very superior accommodation for passengers. Apply to ^^ C. A. MANNING, Premanfle, G. SHENTON, Perth. ^^^TT3 ARTIES residing at a distance ^fsjgffi I from Fremantle, and having parcels or packages to their address on board the Avalanche, or vessels to follow her,...
Correspondence. TO THE EDITOR OF "THE INQUIRER AND COMMERCIAL NEWS." [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 22 August 1855
€oms$an&mtc. fj@§'As a general rule, we wish it to be understood that tee do not identify ourselves with ifie opinions To the Editor op ' Tire fc*QLTBEB .asd Commercial Mews.' SIR, I am not very foud of letter- writing, yet sometimes It is necessary, tliough unplexsant, to speak the truth, and it is the more necessary in the present instance, as the matter I am about to mention will, if persevered in, much disgust and greatly inconvenience myself and neighbours ; I allude to the erection oi' a bridge over the Avon, caUeo* the 'jSbrtiiam Bridge,' and situate about four miles below Kbrtham, in the vicinity of Ego line. Why this bridge is to be erected so lar from Jfortham it is quite impossible for me to tell, or why that particular spot is chosen. I do not hesitate to af&rin that the bridge ought to be built in the town of Kortham, near the junction of the Avon and Salt rivers, and near the farms of Messrs. Morrell and Chidlov.% where the straight line of road enters ...
Gas from the Blackboy. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 22 August 1855
Gas from the Blackboy. W Considering the information contained x§ the accompanying report to be valuable not alone to ourselves but to some of the neighbouring colonies, and in fact to any country where coal is not indigenous and the cost of transit of blackboy resin would not be too heavy, we readily give it inser tion. During a late visit to Fremantle we inspected the Gas apparatus at the establisb. mentof Messrs. Carters and Bartram. It is very simple and, from its appearance, we should say not very costly. The experiments had answered very well until the evening prior to our visit, upon which occasion the flame was of a bluish tinge, attributable, per haps, to the lime used in the purification of the gas being of exceptionable quality. It is with much regret we find there is every prospect of our losing an officer of Captain Wray's practical talent, as we feel assured it -will be difficult to replace him. The ac companying report is addressed to the Comptroller General : — JKOya...
The Inquirer & Commercial news. Quid verun atgue decent, curo et rogo, et omnis in hoc sum WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 22, 1855. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 22 August 1855
Quid verum atque decens, curo et rogo, et omnis in hoc sum WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 22, 1855. LAST week, while reviewing the question at issue between ourselves and the Parent state, a question of so momentous a nature as to engage the most serious attention of the Co- lonists, and induce them to convoke public assemblies for the purpose of enunciating with increased force their opinions npon the subject, we more especially confined our ob- servations to those points which have rela- tion to the criminal, and to the obligations of the Mother Country, reserving for the present occasion any remarks upon the pro- bable effect of the present policy of the Im- perial Government upon the prospects of this Colony. We have seen that the aim of the Mother Country was the amelioration of the convict, and, at the same time, our own benefit ; but there was a third party equally concerned in the transaction, and more than equally in the result, and this third party was Western Anstralia. Onr colony mad...
SIXTH DAY—March 10th. HIS R. H. THE DUKE OF CAMBRIDGE. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 29 August 1855
SIXTH DAY— March lOtk. HIS K. H. THE DUKE OF CAMBBIDGB. A In reply to questions put by tbe *^'»*rr man his royal highness said, I joined my di-, vision of the Guards on the 13th of May, at Scratari. I found my men in perfectly good order there. They were encamped and well supplied with food. The commissariat operations, however, even at Scutari, were not so satifactory as one could hare wished. There was a want of forage, and there was but one place of issue for forage for the whole of the troops during die tame they were at Scutari, and an officer had fre quently to wait all day before he could be supplied. We embarked for Varna on die 13th June, and we all went there in steam ers, except die artillery, which went in safl iuS iranspons. we were about 12 hours on die voyage. We encamped at Varna, I cannot say diat at any time die troops wanted provisions there, bnt die supply was not at all times such as we could have wish .ed. Forage was often very short. I saw all the country for ...
THE ARMY BEFORE SEBASTOPOL. PARLIAMENTARY INQUIRY. (Continued.) FIFTH DAY.—March 9. MR. CLAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 29 August 1855
THE ARMY BEFORE SEBASTOPOL. PARLIAMENTARY INQUIRY. (Continued.) FIFTH DAY.— March 9. ME. C1AY. Witness was the owner of three vessels — the Emperor, the Cottingham, and the Al ster — taken up as transports by the Go vernment. The Emperor wa~ chartered in March, 1854, to convey Lord Raglan's staff and horses to the east. The ship was fitted for the horses at Woolwich. The captain of the Emperor remonstrated against the kind of fittings erected. He was wellac quainted with the mode in which ships were fitted for the exportation of horses from Hull; there is an extensive exportation of horses from that port. In consequence of the remonstrances they were permitted to fit up the ship differently from the Govern ment plan. Witness himself arrived at Ba laclava in December last; he found both the transports Emperor and Cottingham there, lie entirely confirmed all that the previous witnesses had stated as to the condition uf the town of Balaclava, as also that of tin men and horses. AH was ...