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WHARFAGE DUES. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 6 December 1844
WHARFAGE DUES. Pipo or puncheon. 0 10 Hogshead or tierce........ O ft 9 Harrelorkeg. OOS Crate, cask, or bale not exceeding half a too weight or measurement. ft I 0 Ditto,exceeding half a ton. O 3 O Chest of tea. 0 0 6 Half chest or box of tea, bag of sugar, coffee, rice, tobacco, or hops. 0 Ü S , Dozen of oars, or 1,000 shingle«. 0 0 I Dozen spades or shovels ... .............. 0 tl 3 Bottle of oil, paint, or turpentine.......a 0 0 «3 Small package not otherwise enumerated.... 0 0 3 100 deals. 0 2 6 100 slaves. 0 1 S Pour wheeled carriage. 0 6 0 Two wheeled carriage . 0 3 0 Toa of goods not otherwise enumerated. 0 9 0 ___j
RATES OF EXCHANGE. THE BANK OF SOUTH AUSTRALIA [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 6 December 1844
RATES OF EXCHANGE. i THE BANK OP SOUTH AUSTRALIA Draw on London at 2 per cent, premium. " Colonies at 3 per cent, premium. Parchase on London at 30 days sight, at one per cent, 'iscount, and 1 per cent, additional for every thirty days beyond. -THE BANK OP AUSTBALASIA Draw on London at 2 per cent pretaiam. " " Colonies at 3 per cent premium. Purchase on London at 1 per cent, discount, and an additional*! per cent, for every month beyond 30days cur ency, and ¿ per cent, if drawn or payable out of London. Purchase on the colonies at par.
HIS EXCELLENXY'S REPLY TO THE ADDRESS. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 6 December 1844
HIS EXCELLENXY'S REPLY TO THE ADDRESS. Gentlemen- ! Allow me to thank you for the gratifying address which y >u have presente''. It is very satisfactory lo roe, more particularly at this critical time, to receive a spontaneous expression of assent to the course pursued l>v the Government, and to fiad that vour views end feelings are so similar to those cf the Legis, lative Couucil. The more I reflect on the step« recently taken, the more reason do I fiad to feel thankful that the measures adopted have not been longer deferred. We are all humb'e instruments by which great designs are gradually accomplished, and by earned endeavours to do our various duties conscientiously, we may hope to pros per, both individually and as a country. With the political sentiments expressed in your excellent address I so fully concur, drat it is unnecessary to remark on them ; and for the kind wishes expressed for Mrs Ft zroy, my family, and myself, I beg to express my sincere and cordial thanks....
WHOLESALE PRICES CURRENT. (Corrected up to November 30.) IMPORTED GOODS. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 6 December 1844
WHOLESALE PRICES CURRENT. C Cometed up to November 30.) IMPORTED GOODS. .light.per hud - strong . \. .per barrel - bottled.per doten moods, shell..perlb. - soft,.....-... do. spice ..............r..... do. rowroot.............do. icon. do. igs, 3-bushel.each an Leu......per pair fue....«..per (b. ndles, wax ........... .... do. - sperm .. .. do. -moulds .................. do. ovas ....................per bolt asks ..............pertun assia ......................per lb. edar, in log ............... .per foot - inboards. do. igars, in bond ............per 1000 oves.........per lb. sals...per ton offee, Java.per lb. - Brazil . do. upper, sheathing .............. do. - Nails .................... do. ordage, English.per cwt. - Manilla. do. orrosive Sublimate..per lb. rystals of Soda .... ........per cwt, urra nts. .per lb. Deals, 9 by 3. ....per foot -- Il by 3. do. igs.per lb. inger, white ...... -... do. -brown .................. do. Glass, 10 by 12. per box lue.,....per lb unpowder, ...
ARTIFICIAL MANURES. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 6 December 1844
ARTIFICIAL MANURES. THIS subject was discussed at tue recent meeting of the Oebenbam farmer's club. The gentleman who introduced the subject said, that last year he had tried several kinds of artificial manure to a small extent, with a view of testing their comparative fertilising qualities, and from the success he had with some, he was induced to increase his expenditure this year to £30. Last year he was of opinion he applied different ar tificial manures too late (the latter part of April); ibis year he should commence immediately. He had tried guano, gypsum, nitrate of soda, salt petre, and urate. Last year he top-dressed a piece of wheat (every other ridge) with 2§ cwt. of guano per acre, at a cost of 28s. per acre ; he had taken with the greatest care an equal quan tity (by measure) of the produce where top dressed and where not top-dressed, and haviug had them kept and threshed separately, be found there was au increase of ll bushels per acre where he had applied the guano, b...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 6 December 1844
Saïrs h y "H tí ion. Splendid !Lot off Cattle. j ^| KS S IS S LAM «RUT & SOX will sell j by public auction, al their stockyards, liiudley-street, this day, ihe 6th December, al Itt ek e o'clock 40 heat! of well-bred cows, heifers, and steers, from une of the best runs in the colony. The above choice tot of cattle is particularly recc.n-.v.ended lo conn ivy settlers and others desirous of improving or adding to their herds of cattle ; they will also prove worthy the attention ol butchers. AFTER THE CATTLE SALE, j An extensive and very choice assortment ofgoodsj imported hy most of the recent arrivals, consisting of thc following : - i Several cases of well-selected linen, drills, and fancy articles of clothing. ! A choice and very elegant assortment of silk parasols of the newest fashion, including carriage parasols, rich China silks, and shawls. Fashionable patent-leather boots, of the most approved cut. Blucher boots and shoes. Odis, flour, soap, nails, slocks, and bits, an...
NEW MOTIVE POWER. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 6 December 1844
NEW aiOTIV'E POWER. TOWARDS the close of our slay, I hat! an op portunity of attending »lie of the chemical classes of my friend. Di. Mitchel), and wtt nessin". there a most inteiesling experiment, for the rendering cai booie acid gas solid, and for producing by il a decree nf cold, extending to 102 ° below zero, iu the scale of Fareuheit's thermometer. I de materials, first confined in a strong iron receiver, were, i upercarhouate of soda and sulphuric acid, i:i separate divisions : the whole was then powerfully shaken, so as to be well mixed or incorporated, and this opera tion continually evolved the gas, till the whole vessel was filled with it in a highly condensed state. An instrument, not unlike a common tinder box, as it i's used in langland, but about twice 1 the size, and with a small rube of inlet passing through its sides, was then fixed by this tube to a pipe from the receiver. The inside of this box was so constructed as to make the gas injected into it fly round in a ...
AMERICA. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 6 December 1844
i AMERICA. THE magnetic telegraph is now in full operation I between the cities of Washington and Balti more. The following examples will show the i manner in which this instrument annihilates both time and space-** A large number of gentle men were present to see the operations of this ! I truly astonishing contrivance. Many admitted to the room had their names sent down, and, in less than a second, the apparatus in Baltimore was put in operation by the attendant in Wash ington, and before the lapse of half a minute, the same names were returned plainly written. At half-past ll o'clock, a.m., the question being asked, ' What the news was at Washington ?' the answer was almost instantaneously returned, 'Van Bruen slock is rising* - meaning, of course, that his chances were strengthening to receive the nomination on Monday next. The time of day was also inquired for, when the response was given from the capitol, ' 49 minutes past 1/ At this period it was also asked how many persons w...
PRICES OF COLONIAL PRODUCE IN ADELAIDE. Thursday, Decembers, 5, 1844. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 6 December 1844
I PRI0ES O? COLONIAL PRODUCE IN ADELAIDE. Thurtday, Decembers, 1844. Wheat.-... 2» 9d to 3s pei bushel Floor, fine . £9 per too seconds ..... £7 10i per ditto Pollard . lüd to ls per 20ib* Bran. 81 to 9d per bushel Barley, English.". 3s 3d to 3s 6d ditto Cape. Ia9d to2s 6d ditto Sk inlets. SaOd ditto Bread. Sd p:r 4-lb loaf BiiCUtt. 10s to 15s per cwt Oat«. 2*9dto Ss per basho! Moise. Ss to3s 3d di'to Peas, white.....v... 3d per lb bl aa. 4d ditto Hay.....,. £2 10s nerton Oaten ditto.. £2 to £2 10s ditto BOTCHER'S MEAT. Beef.... 2|d to 3d nar lb Mutton. ld to 2d di fte Veal and pork....... .......... 4d tootLdUto Lamb ............. 3dto4T^j|* Poowav. Powis... 2s to 2s fid ncr pair Docks. 3« to 4s.par pair Geese . 4s to 7a£aob Turkeys .... 7s to 10§ each ' Wild docks. ls per pair PtgeoBS .....«.... ls 64 per pair DAIST rsoooce. Butter, fresh... 6d to 74 por lb Chees*........ .. 5dto7dper|b Milk .^. 3d per quart Egge ..rt. 5d to 64 per doxca CATTLE, ETC. Bollocks £4 to £S Ewes 6s to 9...
Covernment Gazette. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 6 December 1844
Coober H mc itt &lt;& anette. Colonial Secretary's Office, Adelaide, December 4tb, 1844. His Excellency the Governor has been pleased to direct the publication of the subjoined Meteorological Table, for the information of the public.-By His Excellency's Command. i 2 3 4 5 G 7 8 9 IU ll 12 13 14 15 10 17 18 ia 20 21 22 23 21 25 20 27 28 29 30 NOVEMBER, 1844. A. M. MUNDY, Colonial Secretary. Ther. ¿State of the Atmosphere. :Barometor. 10 10 Sun. 10 10 10 10 10 10 Sun, 10 10 10 10 10 10 Sun, 10 10 10 10 10 10 Sun. IO 10 IO 10 10 10 64} 71 02 oo G8 GI 071 03| 80 80 69* 77 80 75 07 71 03* 02 05* 09 72* 794 m 78 60 05 1841 88* 02 29.950 29.580 30.020 29.905 30.155 30.125 30.174 30.140 29.920 29.705 29 915 29.705 29.505 29.010 29.780 29.715 29.580 29.900 29.900 29.800 30.010 29.900 29.840 29.9 t 5 30.065 30.200 Wind. Clouds. N.B., very light N.W., fteslt S.W., fresh N.W., light Calm S.W., very light S., light Calw N.E., light j N.E., very light (ulm S.W., very light N.W., m...
NEW ZEALAND. ABOLITION ON CUSTOMS AND PORT DUES. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 6 December 1844
NEW Z KA LAND. ABOLItrOX OX CUSTOMS AND POET DUES. THE following is a report by the ¡Southern Cross of his Excellency Governor Fitzroy's speech in Council on 19th September last, on introducing a bill on the occasion of the parsing of these mea sures : - Hi« FxreHenrv then lai'l on the «able a Bill to abolish the Customs, amt to lay a Tix or rate on all property. He wou'd premire, that the idea of abolishing Customs in new colonies, was not new to the Home Government; the subject was brought un 1er Lord Stan.'ev's consideration last April twelve months ; but he «as not prepared at that time to sanction any &lt;*!ian?e of so important a character. He (the Governor) camtí out prepared io cany it at some convenient opportunity ; with that view he had proposed certain direct taxes to meet the expenses of tfi*í Government establishment, which he liad not thought fi; to reduce, believing such ex penditure nece-sarv. The Comp my's failure, and other cir cumstance«, had siuie then *...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 6 December 1844
" ^outö Australian" GENERAL F R-O Kl IT D M © ESTÁ© LO SM Efîl S IM T. Proprietor of the above Establishment begs lo announce that the letter-pvess printing business will be conducted as hitherto. The job printing has always given the greatest satisfaction, and he can point to work which has issued from this press that has not, lie believes, been equalled in the colony. The motto of this Office shall be *' Cheapness, neatness, punctuality, and dispatch." Printing Office, > Rundle-street, Nov. ll, 1844. \ The proprietor of this journal, on investigating various matters connected with his recent purchase, finds that he xviii be able to make some changes, which, ks thinks, will be advantageous both to him self and to thc public. In the first place, the system of advertising mag, in his opinion, be much improved, and made more consonant with the principles noto universally adopted at home in the management of newspapers, and he proposes to make changes as foliotes :-In pl tee of char...
ST. ANDREW'S DINNER. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 6 December 1844
ST. ANDREW'S DINNER. THE Anniversary Dinner of the Patron Saint of Scotland took place last Monday evening &nbsp; at Mr. Payne's, as previously announced. &nbsp; About six o'clock a party of upwards of forty &nbsp; gentlemen sat down to dinner. A. L. Elder, &nbsp; Esq., occupied the Chair, supported by the Hon. W. Smillie, and J. Wotherspoon, Esq , W.S., &nbsp; (the Chairmen of the two previous years) O.K. &nbsp; Richardson, and R. A. McEuen, Esquires,. &nbsp; acted as Croupiers, supported by the Hon. J. W. M'Donald, Dr. Kelly, Messrs. Brodie, Murray. Bennett, &c. Justice having been done to the very excel lent dinner which had been provided by Mr. Payne, the cloth was removed and the usual preliminary toast " the Queen and Prince Al bert" was given from the chair. The Duke of Rothesay (the Scottish title of the Prince Royal), and the rest of the Royal Family followed; after which the health of j ** His Excellency the G...
ENGLAND. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 10 December 1844
ENGLAND. THE Royal George arrived at Williams Town, on the 16th instant, bringing English news to the 29th July, and for the. following extracts we are indebted to the Melbourne Courter published on the evening of the l^th. Parliament was still sitting but there does not appear to be any measure of importance under con sideration. The Rev. Dr. Wolffs mission to Bokhara had terminated, the worst fears entertained with regard to the fate of Col. Stoddärt and Captain CouoHy being continued, the Rev. gendeman having ascer tained beyond all doubt that both of these gallant officers were executed at Bokhara in thc month of June 1842. Judgment 01 the writ of error in the case of Daniel O'Connell and others was «ot expected lo be given before the 29th or 30th August. An application had been made to the Committee"* of Privilèges in the House of Lords for the resto ration of the ancient Scottish Earldom of Lennox -There are four claimants, Lord Napier; Napier of Napier; Lenox of Woodhead ; an...
FREIGUTS. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 10 December 1844
FREIGUTS. To London and Liverpool, Wool, per lb...« ï£d to If " Oil, per ton. 4 10 0 « Bark. 4 10 Od " Other goods-... 4 to £4 10 To Hobart Town, per ton.21s to I 10 0 To Launceston, per ton...... 10 0 To Port Phillip, per ton.15s to 10 0 To Sydney, per ton.£1 to 15 0 " Wheat, per bushel . 0 0 6 To Mauritius, per ton. 2 10 0 To Swan River, per ton.-itt to 3 10 0