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TO THE EDITOR OF THE REGISTER. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 3 December 1844
TO THE EDITOR OF THE REGISTER. SIB-It is with much surprise that I have read the false and maUcious statement inserted in your paper of Wednesday, respecting the admission of a patient into tips hospital, which statement I beg to deny in the most unqualified manner. The man was brought up from the Port, with a letter directed to Mr Nash, which the driver as serted was from Captain Lipson ; but my only authority for the admission of patients (excepting j in cases of accident, which are immediately re- ! ceived) being, a written order from the Colonial Surgeon, I desired him to deliver the letter to Mr Nash, and procure the order, and, in the meantime, j taking all the circumstances into consideration, I had the patient, although not formally admitted, conveyed to a bed, and before the order for his admission arrived, he had been refreshed with a cup of tea, instead of enduring, as you assert, the fatigues of a drive, " first to the residence of the Colonial Surgeon, and then to Mr El...
WHARFAGE DUES. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 3 December 1844
! - WHARFAGE DUES. «sd Pipe or puncheon. 0 1 0 Hogshead or tierce..... 0 0 9 Barrel or keg. OOS Crate, cask, or baie not exceeding haifa ton weight or measurement. 610 Ditto, exceeding half a ton ................ O 3 O Chest of tea. 0 0 6 Hdlf chest or box of tea, bag of sugar, coffee, rice, tobacco, or hops. O 0 3 j Dozen of oars, or 1,COO shingle?. 0 0 8 ; Dozen spades or shove's ... .............. O O 3 Bottle of oil. paint, or turpentine. 0 0 3 Small package not otherwise enumerated. 0 0 3 100 deals. 0 2 6 100 Slave. 0 1 S Four wheeled carriage. 050 Two wheeled carriage. 0 3 0 Ton of goods not otherwise enumerated. 0 2 0 !
WHOLESALE PRICES CURRENT. Corrected up to November 30. SMPORTED GOODS. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 3 December 1844
WHOLESALE PRICES CURRENT. C Corrtetêd up t» Novtmbtr 30\) (MFORTKD «OOD6. Ale, light .... ??..per bhd ? strong.....??...per barrel -- bottled..perdoien Almonds, shell....per lb. -soft,.-do. Allspice ..>...-. do. Arrowroot.... .... ...*......«. do. Bacon do. Bags, 3-bushel .«each Blankets ......per pair Blue......??per lb. Candles, «ax ~». do. -sperm. do. --moulds .................. do. Canvas ....»...per bolt Casks........«?...per tua Cassia.........per lb. Cedar, io log... . ,.per foot --in boards ................ do. Cigars,in bond... .per 1000 Cloves .... ..................per lb. Coals ......................perton Coffee, Java.............per lb. -Brazil .,. do. Copper, sheathing. do. -Nails*.. do. Cordage, English ..«..-.......per cwt. -Manilla......... do. Corrosiva Sublimat« ........... per lb. Crystals of Soda .... ........per cwt. Currants.per lb. Deals, 9 by 3....per foot -Il by 3..... .. do. Figs...per lb. Ginger, white. do. -brown. do. Glass, 10 by 12.. per box Glue.....
The South Australian. ADELAIDE: TUESDAY, DECEMBER 3, 1644. THE "ALPHA" AND THE "JOHN PIRIE." [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 3 December 1844
Wfyz Reutti) Australian. ADELAIDE: TI/ESO AT, DECEMBER 3, 1644. THE «ALPHA" AND THE "JOHN PIRIE." Br the above vessels we have received files from Launceston to 16th November, from Hobarton to 19th November, from New Zealand to 8th Oct. We have also via. Hobarton, received intelligence from England to 28th July, being eight days later that previously received. Of the English news we can not do better than transcribe the following con cise abridgment by the Colonial Times : By the arrival of the transport " Lord Auckland," Captain Brown, yesterday, from London to the 20;h July, wi'h 238 male prisoners-and the barque "Jane Frances," Captain Crosbie, from London the 29th July, ! with a cargo of merchandise-we have English papers to the 28ih of that month. Wool and oil were steady at former prices, and no anticipation of a decline. Trade, in general, was advancing, and confidence in creasing.-In legislation, the Poor Law Amendment Bill, *hich had undergone great discussion, and met gene...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 3 December 1844
".Sbotttfj Rastrallan" GENERAI. ^RB B%0"B"OM© IgTAlBLOSWIMIEIMT. JJ* HE Proprietor of the above Establishment begs to announce that the letter-press printing ?business viii be conducted as hitherto. The job printing has always given the greatest satisfaction, end he-can poiut to work which has issued from this press that ¿as not, he believes, been equalled in the colony. The motto of this Office shall be " Cheapness, neatness,-punctuality, and dispatch." Printing Office, } Handle-street, Nov. ll, 1844. $ . 7%» proprietor of this journal, on investigating] various matters connected with his recent purchase, Jtnds that he witt be able to make some changes, which, he thinks, will be advantageous both to him- I «elf and to the public j In the first place, the system of advertising may, in his opinion, be much improved, and made more consonant with the principles now universally adopted at home in the management of newspapers, and he proposes to make changes as follows :-In place pf char...
THE LOCUSTS. TO THE EDITOR OF THE SOUTH AUSTRALIAN. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 3 December 1844
-_^ I THE LOCUSTS. ' I _ i TO THE EDITOR OF TBS SOUTH AGSTKA MA K. SIR-As you desire to know the reason of the la crease of the locusts this year, in and around Adelaide, and also to learn something of their habits and economy, I submit for the perusal of yonr readers the following notes 1 have put toge ther concerning them ; in which I have endeavored to shew the difference between the species now so ¡prevalent with us, and the migratory locusts ex isting in all ages in the warmer regions of the globe. I have added a particular account of the most destructive of our native species, and other local news respecting them, both from my own observation, and what I have been able to gather i from other quarters, omitting all doubtful reports, and tbose that border loo much on the marvellous, or that are incompatible with the physical powers and habits of these insects. The interest which the locusts have excited must be pleaded as an ex cuse for the length of this article. NATCJLS AMATOR...
EXTRAORDINARY PIRACY AND MURDER. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 3 December 1844
EXTRAORDINARY PIRACY AND MURDER. ! TH E folio»inc details show that an act of piracy and murder, peihaps unexampled in atrocity, has been committed, by which the lives of no less than eight individuals have been sacrificed. The Saladin was a Newcastle ship, and belonged tu j Messrs Johnson and Car trill, of that port. She! sailed from Valparaiso 17»h February, having a rich cargo on board, consisting of 70 tons of copper, 14 bars of silver (each weighing 150ibs.), about 9000 dollars in specie, and a large quail, lily of gtiuuo. She was a reniaikably fine ship of 550 tons burden« and commanded by Captaiu M'Kenzie, with a crew of about fourteen hands. The first suspicions, which ultimately led to the discovery of the dreadful tragedy detailed ,be I low. were aroused on the 20th May, when the Saladin ran ashore on the back of au island in I Country Harbour, near Halifax. On being boarded, with a view to render them assistance, the crew reported that the.captain had died at j sea on the...
SUPREME COURT—CRIMINAL SIDE. (Continued from our last.) THURSDAY, NOV. 28. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 3 December 1844
SUPREME COURT--CRIMINAL SIDE. (Continued from our last.) &nbsp; THURSDAY, NOV. 28. &nbsp; Rosa Ann Dew Hyrdiss was placed at the bar this morning, charged with the murder of her female infant child. On being arraigned on the charge, she handed in a plea of autrefois acquit, and Not Guilty. The plea stated that she had been tried before on the same charge, before the Supreme Court, and fully acquitted by the jury, and that therefore she should not be put on her trial again, for that of which she was already acquitted. The record of the preceding trial was produced and read. It declared that the prisoner, along with her two sisters, had been tried and acquitted at the last Sessions. The Advocate General demurred to the plea of autrefois acquit, and joined issue on the plea of not guilty. The demurrer was then read. It stated that the allegations in the prisoner's plea were not sufficient to bar the Crown from putting her on her trial again, and that the Crown was not b...
FHIDAY, NOVEMBER 29. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 3 December 1844
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 29. Peupa Ngaltya, alias Kangaroo Jack, a native boy, was placed at the bar this morning, charged with stealing a num ber of sheep, the property of Mr John Hallett. The Advocate-General called the following witnesses: - Charles Spratt-I m shepherd to Mr Hallett; I missed some sheep in July last; I found from two to three hundred missing ; I then went out to look for them, and found the tracks of them and a native footstep ; I went on about two miles further, and saw two natives ; I looked about and found a yard made with bushes, also a wurlev, a fire, and four paunches; there were no sheep there; I went on further, and tracked them to a creek, where there were three sheep tied by the legs ; I went further, and came to a hill near sundown; there was scrub near; I thought I saw a smoke there ; I then went home and told what I had seen to Mr Carter; about three o'clock in the morning he called me, &nbsp; and asked me to take him to where I left off ; I started ...
Local News. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 3 December 1844
Local News AGRICULTURAL AND HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY.-The monthly meeting of the Society's Committee yesterday was numerously attended : Edward Stephens, Esq., in the chair. The arrangements for the approaching show were fully considered, and a letter from the Go vernor's Private Secretary was read, conveying his Excellency's permission to occupy the same portion of the Park Lands as last year. A very great number of flowers and fruits in season were exhibited. A beau tiful Jacobea Lily (Amaryllis formosissima), was shown from the garden of Mr G. H. Barnard, North Adelaide. Mr J. Bailey, of the Hackney Nursery, produced a variety of very fine shrubs and flowers. Among them &nbsp; the committee considered most deserving of notice the following : Opuntia vulgaris. &nbsp; " polyantha. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; " Maxima. &nbsp; &nbsp; " dillenii. &nbsp; " Spinosissima. Cereus speciosus &nbsp; Canna Indica (In...
FREIGHTS. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 6 December 1844
FREIGHTS. To London amt Liverpool, Wool, per lb.... 1 Jd ta If '« Oil, per toa. 4 IO ü Bark. 4 10 Od .« Oilier good.«.... '.. 4 lo £4 IO To Hobin Town, per ton.21s to 1 10. 0 To launceston, per »on............. 10 0 To fort Phillip, per toa.15s to I U 0 To Syduey, per ton ................. dE: I to lou «' Wheat, per bushel. 0 0 6 To Mauritius, per ton. % 10 0 To Swan Uiver, per ton.£2 to 3 10 0
THE REPORT OF THE LAND AND EMIGRATION COMMISSIONERS. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 6 December 1844
» ?-1-?? ?THE REPORT OF THE LAND AND EMIGRA TION COMMISSIONERS. THE above report for 1843 bad been published, and a condensed summary has appeared in the columns of the Launceston Examiner. Our contemporary makes the following; prefatory remarks : - The first thinç that strikes as in reading ovr this report is, the serious check, not to say reverse, that has b»en sus tained by all our Australian colonies, in some of which the suppl; of labour wou'd appear, for ih^ moment, lo exceed the demand ; a state of things for which we were hardly prepared. Where an effect of this kind is genera! there must bea general eau ie, an«! rainy intelligent wei!-informad colo nists, we are aware, look for this cause in the bijh prion charged for land. In the United States of America the small capitalist can pick and choose his land at five shillings aa acre, whereas, in the British Australian colonies he must pay twenty shillings an acre. There \* no doubt that this acts as a strong inducement to many...
Colonial Markets. HOBARTON MARKETS.—NOV. 19. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 6 December 1844
Colonial ífcarferte. HOB AUTON MARKETS,-NOV. 19. WHEAT, 3« 3d to 3s 9d per bufihrl ; oats, ls 101 to ls ld per bushel ; I arley (Cape), 2s 3d ; do, (Knsüsh), 3* io 3« 6 i ; tares. i2s per bushel ; bay, £3 to £3 5s per ion ; disto j pressed £4 per ditto ; straw, ¿I 15s to £2 ; grass seed, 12s i per buriel. . j Flour, Igt qtia'¡ty, £io per ton ; ditto, 2nd ditto, £9 ditto; > bran. 8d per bu$he&lt; ; pollard, la ditto. Port Arthur coals 9s to IO« p-r ton ; Sydney ditto, £2 ditto ; sheoak. Gs 6d ppr ton; Gum 5« to 6s. Po'ntots, il to £1 5s per ton ; cabbage?, per ditto, ls ; c;iul.flowers, "&lt;?s to vs Cd per dozen; ra«rot«. per csct. 3^ ; ' Cd |>er dozen ; ffwls. I* Gd io 2s couple ; duck^,2s G*\ per dino ; ectte, 4s «a»-l>; »orkeis, 5.« e=»cti ; butter /resit, per lb. ls 2d to la ; apples. 7« to 10a per bushel. Shingles (per i hoof a nd), 5s to 7s ; sawn timber, 5s to 6* per 100 feet ; potts and taila, 21« to 26s ; paling, 4s to 8s ditto.
MELBOURNE MARKETS. October 19, 1844. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 6 December 1844
MELBOURNE MARKETS. ! October 19, 1844. I TH« sur ply was tolerably abundant, and the demand bin\ the «eiiler* and tbeir drays having cleared an ay liam (he m BI ktt at an cai ly hour. Grtcn pese, broad heans, auda*> [ Brneus, the first ol the >eason, in any quantity, \veu&lt; off at r-aeonahle pi ices. Amongst fruit!:, the only novelty waa Cape gooseberries, ai Gu per quart. Poultry was at far too Ililli a figure,considering thc price cf butcher"* meat. Some very handsome bouquets nero on sale from 2J lo 3d eacht New potatoes may be looked for in a fortnight. Flour at the M ¡Us - Theie bas not been thc slightest va. rta'icn in the mice of wla-at or flour, ncr is any at present looked for. Fine finur, wholesale, per 1^0 lb«., 9* 3-»; re tad, 10» 3d. Seconds, wholesale, per 100 Hf., Saj * 1 retail, 9s. I ii ran, SM per bus-hel, wholesale ; 9d retail« Wheat, 3« to 3= ßi pei bushel. I Potato««, wholesale, per toa, 26s to $Qi ditte, pe_| I «wt«*
SYDNEY PRICE CURRENT. November 2. 1844. EXPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 6 December 1844
. SYDNEY PRICE CURRENT. November 2. 1844. EXPORTS. Ons. Sperm (firm). Black (casks tobe relumed) Linseed, in tvocd. in catii. Hides, each. Tn How, per ton, (firm), Mess Beef, in tierce Horns and Tips, per Î Soap, per ton. . Candles, per lb . COLONIAL TOBACCO. U MEAT. Flour, 1st,per ton. 2nd 3rd COLONIAL REFINED SUGARS. Fine loaves (large stock oa hand) Titters. Crushed lump, per cwt. Pieces (very fine), per cwt Dino fine, per cwt. Molasses, per ton. IUPOCT3 TEAS. : Hyson skin, best brands, '* other brands. Congou, per chest. Pekoe, per half-chest Gunpowder, per box Hyson, per catty. SCGABS. Manila Java Mauritius Siam ... Smd wich Island s. Refined, per lb. COFFSF. Manilla, per lb. Java, per lb. SPIRITS, in Bond, Rum, per gallon . Brandy Hollands, pure white Gin, per cose. . Whiskey, per gallon (duli) WINES. Port, in wood. bottled, per doren Sherry, in wood . bottled . n«r dozen £50 to 4s 9d lo 6s 3d to . 7s to £23 lo .10s to £25 to . 3 I to . 1* to 3s6l io . £9 t » . £Sto per lb £S ...
Local News. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 6 December 1844
VESSELS FOB ENGLAND. - The Jnseph /Ubina will sail for London about the n iddle of u»\t week, and the Symmetry about Sunday week. Tho mails are advertised respectively for the 10th and 15th instant. THE " MADRAS."-It is reported, on the authority* ! we understand, of the carpenter of the Ju.,*? Frances, arrived at Hobarton, that the Madras,. was burnt to the waters edge in tits London. Docks, the day before that vessel sailed from Lou don. It is stated that she had been taken off the berth for Adelaide, and was loading goveruineu' stores for the East Indies ; but the report in other respects seems so improbable, that we trust it may turn out to be without foundation. THE MAILS.-In consequence of the rapid and extensive occupation of the country to the Norüi^ a very great necessity has arisen for a regular com munication with Adelaide by mail, and the settK'.s' are so desirous of the accommodation, that they would gladly contributo a considerable portion of the expense. At present, m...
BRIDGE OVER THE TORRENS. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 6 December 1844
BRIDGE OVER THE TORRENS. ON Monday a deputation, consisting of Messrs Alderman Peacock, W. G. Lambert, H. W. Phillips, A. Blyth, and Dr. Davis, watted on his Excellency iu reference to the erection of the above bridge. The Governor stated that he intends to con struct the new bridge upon the site of the old city bridge, as it would cost £450 less in that part than ia any other. The Governor also said i that if the money was handed io him it would j j be expended in making the bridge more sub* Stanttal. A meeting of the subscribers has since been held, at which they requested Mr Lambert to communicate their intention of handing over the money, on the understanding that it he ex pended on the bridge, and to express their de sire that the bridge should have stone abutments.
The South Australian. ADELAIDE: FEIDAY, DECEMBER 6, 1844. THE GOVERNMENT GAZETTE. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 6 December 1844
Che South' gufttraltam ADELAIDE: FEIDAY, DECEMBER 6, 1844. THE GOVERNMENT GAZETTE. Two very interesting documents appear in yes terday's Gazette, which will be found copied elsewhere. We allude to the report of the Sunday School for the natives, at Walkerville, by the teachers, and to the meteorological ob servations for the month of November, made in the Surveyor General's office. The latter, we believe, will be published monthly. Want of space compels us to omit remarks upon these and other matters till our next, and we eau only refer them at present to our readers' attentive consideration. The Gazette contains a notice of importance to those parties who are licenced to depasture stock. Parties holding licences may obtain re newals for the ensuing year on producing the old licenses, provided there is no cause tor with holding them, and provided they have paid tkev assessment. Lands for which licenses are not reneioed by the 1st February\ will be n sumed, and leased by public aucti...