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The South Australian. ADELAIDE: TUESDAY, DECEMBER 10, 1844. THE "MARY" AND "DOMAIN." [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 10 December 1844
Cïjc ^outl) australian. ADELAIDE: TUESDAY, DECEMBER IO, 1644. THE " MARY" AND »'DOMAIN.** 'BY these vessels, which arrived &lt;m Sunday with passengers frem Melbourne, we have news from the eastern districts to later dates. Mr Alderman Allea had been elected Mayer of Sydney, and Mr. Moor Mayor of Mel bourne. The wool auctions had commenced in Syd ney : one superior lot had fetched ls. 3fd. per lb. by private contract : some had realised ls. 4d. ; ali the lots were free from seed. The price nf bills on London had fallen to five per cent discount. . Freights for wool to London, lid. to l|d. ; to Liverpool, l£d. The price of wheat in Sydney on 8th No vember was 3s. 6d. to 3s. lOd. per bushel; flour, £9 10s. At Melbourne, wheat was from 3s. 6d. to 4s. Sir George Gipps had returned from his tour. I Twenty-one Parkhurst boys had arrived at I Melbourne. j ?
Colonial Markets. HOBARTON MARKETS.—NOV. 19. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 10 December 1844
Colonial f&axUtte. m HO BARTON MARKETS.-NOV. 19^. WHEAT, 3S 3d to 3s 9d per bushel ; oats, ls lOd to ls Id per bushel ; harley (Cape). Ss 3d ; do. (English), 3s to 3s 6d ; tares. I2â per bushel ; hay, £3 to £3 5s per ton ; ditto pressed £4 per ditto ; straw, £115s to £2 ; grass seed, 12s per bußbel. Flour. 1st quality, £10 per ton ; ditto, 2nd ditto, £9 ditto; bran, 8d per bushel ; pollard, la ditto. Port Arthur coals 9s to IO« per ton ; Sydney ditto, £2 ditto ; she-oak. Gs 6d per ton; Gum 6s to 6s. Potatoes, £1 to £1 5s per ton ; cabbages, per ditto, ls ; cauliflowers, 26 to 2s 6d per dozen ; carrots, per cwt. 3s ; eggs, 6d per dozen ; fowls, is 6d to 2s couple ; docks, 2s 6d per ditto ; geese, 4s each ; turkeys, 5s each ; butter fresh, per lb. ls 2d to ls ; apples, 7s to 10s per bushel. Shingles (per thousand), 5s to 7s ; sawn timber, 5s te 6s per 100 feet; posts and rails, 2U to 26s: paling. 4s ts 8s ditto, r ^
TAHITI. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 10 December 1844
I TAHITI. H.M.S. Vestal has brought intelligence that, upon 1 the receipt of the late transactions at Tahiti, the j Admiral of the South American station itrmme-1 diately despatched H.M.S. Fisgará, 42 guns, H.M.S. Modeste, 18 guns, and H.M. second class steamer Cormorant, for the purpose of protecting the Tahitians from the French aggressions, until further advices had been received from the Home Government. -Sydney Morning Herald.
Correspondence. SIR WALTER SCOTT.—ST. ANDREWS DINNER TO THR EDITOR OF THE SOUTH AUSTRALIAN. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 10 December 1844
eorreöponöente. SIR WALTER SCOTT.-ST¿ ANDREWS DINNER TO THR EDITOR OF THE SOUTH AUSTRALIAN. SIR-However frequently tue fable of the living jackass and the dead lion may be illus trated, there are occasions now and then so marked as to render it impossible to allow the exhibition to be passed over in silence. I allude particularly to the manner in which the revered name of SIR WALTER SCOTT was used at the St. Andrew's Dinner on Monday last. It is not for me to complain that no Scotsman present thought him worthy of the same tribute of re spect which was so wittingly paid to Burns. The omission may have been accidental ; hut if the name ot that great and good man could not be mentioned with honor, good feeling, if not j national pride, it might at least have protected I his memory from insult. In convivial assemblies generally it is a safe rule to avoid polemical discussions ; and when Scotsmen meet to celebrate the festival of a Catholic Saint, subjects better calculated to promote u...
AGRICULTURAL AFFAIRS — GREAT SUCCESS OF MR. RIDLEY'S MACHINE FOR REAPING AND THRASHING GRAIN CROPS. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 10 December 1844
AGRICULTURAL AFFAIRS - GREAT SUCCESS OF MR. RIDLEY'S MACHINE FOR REAPING AND THRASHING GRAIN CROPS. HA.VT.NG, yesterday morning, visited the plains to the «outh-east of Adelaide, we have much pleasure in stating a few particulars which we gleaned re ?specting the proceedings of our country neigh bours. We have to report, in the first place, that though a portion of the crops have been blighted by the hot winds, though some of the self-sown are choked with drake and weeds, and though some are affected by smut, the average produce in quality and quantity will be far superior to that of last year's. The next pleasing circumstance is, the decided success, and the rapid adoption of Mr Ridley's celebrated invention. We saw the work .of two of the machines. One of them, made by a Mr Hogarth, on the Onkaparinga Road, is rather unsightly, Mr Hogarth, though an ingenious man (as the thrashing-mill which he made last year proves), being no carpenter. He has taken a pair of cart wheels, fixed h...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 10 December 1844
" ^outt &usttalían" GENERAL S> R ll IM Y Q IBO © 1 § TA IB IL ll § Kl SQUINT. H E-Proprietor of the above Establishment begs to announce that the letter-press 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, he 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. X The proprietor of this journal, on investigating various matters connected with his recent purchase, JSnds that he trill be able to make some changes, which, he thinks, will be advantageous both to him self and to the public. . In the first place, the system of advertising may, in hts 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 fo...
METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 10 December 1844
METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATIONS. HAVING bren request td lo republish, iu our present number, the table of meteorological obser vations, which w u copied in our last from the Gazette, we do so with pleasure, lt will shew friends ut home that, evett during the hottest of our summer months, we are not always iu the disagieable condition they are accustomed to imagine. Elsewhere will be found additional re niai ks on this interesting subject : Colonial Secretary's Office, Adelaide, December 4th, 1841. 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. A. M. MUNDY, Colonial Secretary. NOVEMBER, 1844. 2 'flier 1 « I ¡Barometer. State of the Atmoapheie. 10 I 644 10 71 Sun.' IO i G2 10 10 Sun. 10 10 10 10 10 10 Sun. IO 10 10 CG 68 6-1 674 631 IO 10 10 10 10 Sun. 10 80 10 I 86 10 I 694 10 77 80 75 67 71 63| 62 654, 69 72$ 794 88 78 29 1 10 i 66 30 10 i 65_ 11841 70* 1 89' i G...
[?] WEST END GAMBLING HOUSES. [FROM THE SUNDAY TIMES.] [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 10 December 1844
«hi. WK-i I* KM) liAMHUNli HO US IS [h HOM THE bil N DA Y HMfcS.J j Iii K recent captutc itv tim police of a ii umher ol the guiuh nt e.- ht»u»e piojuielors ami unfor tunate vu: II ms has catffccd a (¿eiieiai feeing; of ..¿i»i*l;tciniii anion.!, (lie ti expectable inhabitants wh" iv>nii* niilim ihe "çli-fïict in which thesn . ieus of loUItei* fi ui ifíuñl.í at ihe expfiii-ti of ihe mi-f aijiK tliii-e-' wh«> iflgfjily allen»!« &lt;i llreui. lu I ie i lly lil«* ex po? um has occa.Muiu »1 a ^it-ut i»lli, a.:«l cXi'ltetl a *a-t «leal of Coin t-i t>ali&lt;>ii ililli it.leit>>l ; ¡ii«&lt;l ihr: Miagif'liat&lt; s iheie Mtv (hat ¡tjb&lt;í* tif-l l»&lt;»i&lt;l « Hort uotiit th. pan ot the poitce í*SrJli»iiUis. mu-i btr lol lo ti ed up with au nii Ihiic-Miii^ «ii-teiTitillation not to permit ai>y'aiieiii|>t ul rc tjsiabltsliiug ilic»c l.oiiililc iiuisuiuxs. Wo - I have taken the trouble to make enquiries, through ...
BATES OF EXCHANGE. THE BANK OF SOUTH AUSTRALIA [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 10 December 1844
RATES OF EXCHANGE. THE BANK OF SOUTH AUSTRALIA &nbsp; Draw on London at 2 per cent. premium. Colonies at 3 per cent. premium. Purchase on London at 30 days sight, at two per cent. discount, and 1 per cent. additional for every thirty days beyond. THE BANK OF AUSTRALASIA Draw on London at 2 per cent premium. Colonies at 3 per cent premium. &nbsp; &nbsp; Parchase on London at 1 per cent. discount, and an additional 1 per cent. for every month beyond 30 days cur- ency, and ½ per cent. if drawn or payable out of London. Purchase on the colonies at par.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 10 December 1844
Sale» bv auction. Cattle Bazaar A KD Mercantile Sale» SATURDAY NEXT AT TWELVE PRECISELY. A VERY superior lot of cows, heifers, steers, &c A useful hack horse, a new dray, and 15 choice yearling Heifers« AFTER WHICH, Brass taps and rings, grindstones, scythes, glass aU kinds, guns, maize, barley, tea, sorted drapery, 1831 Elegant Looking-glasses, Claret, hock, porter, port, sherry, Madeira, paint, window glass. Exchange Weigh Souse. *TPHE Government Auctioneer begs to announce j to the public that this much required conve nience is now complete. Loaded carts, drays, and other carriages or bulky packages weighed, and certificate granted fer 6d each weighing. Parties who wish their carriages registered, numbered, and weight painted thereon, can have it completed by the Weighing; Clerk, at a cost of Ss 6d each vehicle. IOTI CE. Open from 0 to 5. . J. B. NEALES. Extensive Sale of Land* this day* j ¿fte lOth December* MESSRS LAMBERT & SON wilt sell by public auction, at th...
SUMMARY OF EUROPEAN NEWS. (Continued from our last.) [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 13 December 1844
SUMMARY OF EUROPEAN* NEWS. (Continued frötii our last.) THE British. Anti-Slavery Society have issued a circular to the ministers of churches in London and the neighbourhood, calling upou them to sign a memorial to the American churches against slavery. The number of licensed victuallers in England and Wales is 57,698; in Scotland, 15,449; and in Ireland, 12,926. In England lhere are 2l,22u* licensed to sell beer to be drunk on the premises ; and 4252 licensed otherwise. A piece of land, consisting of more than threw acres of rock and earth, wilh forty oak trees grow- ing upon it, has slipped down Dadnor's Hill, near Donnington, Herefordshire, a distance of 200 yards, into the valley beneath. We observe the brig Challenger is at Bromic law, loaded with guano. The quality, we under, stand, has beeu analysed, and found to bc excellent. At the Chelmsford assizes three men were sen- tenced to ten years' transportation, for trespassing in pursuit of game. Another offender was sen- tenced...
CAPE OF GOOD HOPE. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 13 December 1844
--' I CAPE OF GOOD HOPE. i BY H.M.S. Vestal, which arrived on Wednes- day night, we learn that Letters Patent had ar- rived from England, regarding the Natal Colony. . appointing bis Excellency Sir P. Maitland, j Governor over Natal, and making it a Depen- dency of the Cape colony ; all lawa heretofore ; iii force are to be abolished ; no institutions to be permitted, but those emanating from the Le- gislative Council; a Lieutenant Governor will shortly arrive from England, who will have an Executive Council of five to assist him; a Re- corder also vvill be appointed, and appeals may be made from his court to the Su »re me Court of the Cape colony. - Sydney Register»
INDIA. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 13 December 1844
INDIA. EXTRACT of a letter dated Calcutta, August 5, 1044 :-"The Neptune has arrived at Ma dras, having lost six or eight of her horses only we believe, and we hear that the whole have been sold there, but as yet the prices have not transpired : we understand they are satisfactory. ! The William Metcalfe, yon report loading for this port with horses, has fair sale. You have heard of the results of Henrietta*: horses, and we should hope that the prices obtained were encouraging, having averaged between 70Ô dol- lars and 750 dollars each. Ona horse, called Attila, (since dead) sold for 2000 dollars. There is a demand to take off any extent of supplies of good useful horses for harness and saddle, of fair blood, and figure, and action, that are likely to be sent, without materially reducing our prices. Our Government li as ulna sent down a coin mission to purchase horses for the cavalry. AH this is highly encouraging for your colony." -Sydney Morning Herald.
Correspondence. THE MINES. TO THE EDITOR OF THE SOUTH AUSTRALIAN. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 13 December 1844
Componiente* THE MINES. TO THE EDITOR OF THE SOUTH AUSTRALIAN. SIR-I regret to perceive that a very bad feeling is beginning to spring up between the settlers and the Governor on the subject of the mines. lt appears to me very unjust to blame him for not throwing the mineral sections into the market at a time when they must be sacrificed. On the contrary, I think it a very prudent course first to consult the Colonial Office on the unexpected discovery of such a treasure iii the bowels of the earth, in order that it may be turned to the best account for the benefit of the colony, and not utterly thrown away, as the best of the land was by that swindling scheme the Special Survey system. But, should the course pursued by his Excellency ultimately throw the mines into the hands of an absentee proprietorship, the settlers will be as greatly wronged as if their interests had been entirely disregarded. What then is to be done? I will tell you. Let the whole of the settlers be invited to a...
CUSTOMS' IMPORT DUTIES. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 13 December 1844
I CUSTOMS' IMPORT DUTIES. OD spirit«, the produce and m ana facture of the United Kingdom or any British possession, per gallon ........ 080 All other spirits.:. O IS O Wine.«...«15 per cent, ad valorem Tea, sogar, coffee, flour, meal, wheat, rice, and other grain and pulse imported.. «5 per cent. Cigars, per lb .. . ..................... 0 fi 0 Other manufactured tobacco and snuff. O 3 O All other tobacco (except tobacco stems) .... 0 I ff Porter, ale, beer, cider, and perry, 10 per cent All merchandise not bein? the produce or mann facture of the United Kingdom IO per cent. AU other goods (British included), 5 per cent. The fotlowin* articles are exempt from duty, namely, bottles of common glass, imported fu'l, bullion and coin, live stock, of all kinds, seeds, bulba, and plants. I -
FREIGHTS. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 13 December 1844
FREIGHTS. To London and liverpool, Wool, per lb.... IJd to 1} " Oil, per (on. 4 10 u Bark. 4 16 Od «* Oiber good«. 4 to £4 10 To Hobart Town, per ton.21s to I 10 0 To Launceston, per lon. 10 0 To Port Phillip, per ton.15s to 10 0 To Sydney, per ton.£1 to 15 0 " Wheat, per bushei. 0 0 6 To Mauritius, per ton.». 2 10 0 To Swan River, per ton.£2 to 3 10 0
WHARFAGE DUES. £ a d [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 13 December 1844
WHARFAGE DUES. £ . A j Pipe or puncheon... 0 1 0 Hogshead or tierce...*... 0 0 9 Barrel or keg. OOS Crate, cask, or (»ale Dot exceeding haifa ton weight or measurement .................. 6 10 Ditto,exceeding half a ton ................ OSO Chest of tea. 0 O 0 j Half chest or box of tea, bag of sugar, coffee, ; rice, tobacco, or hops. O 0 S Dozen of oars, or 1.000 shingle«. OOS Dozen spades or shove!« ... .. ............ 0 0 3 Bottle of oil. paint, or turpentine...... 0 0 3 ' Small package not otherwise enumerated...... 0 0 3 100 deals. 0 » 6 100 staves. 0 1 t Four wheeled camaga .................... OSO Two wheeled carriage. 0 3 0 i Ton of goods not otherwise enumerated ...... 0 3 0
VESSELS IN HARBOUR. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 13 December 1844
VESSELS IN HARBOUR. ALPHA (cutter), 30 ton«, discharging cargo from Launceston. BL ENG (barque), 250 tons, Hugh Stewart, master; in the stream, loading for Liverpool. W. Younghusband, agent. DOMAIN (cutter), 18 tons, -master, for Portland Bay and Melbourne. Wm. Smith, agent. JOHN HEYES (barque), 350 tons, G. W. Woodward, master; at the M'Laren Wharf, loading for London. G. Young, agent. JOHN PIRIE (schooner), 106 tana, at «he M-Laren Wharf; from New Zealand. S. A. C. agents. MARY (cutter), 56 tons, Mainstone, master, discharging from Portland Bay. J. Newman, agent. PRINCE ALBERT (brig), 280 tons, Craib, «aster; at the M'Laren Wharf; loading for London. Hagen and Co., agenta. RAMBLER(-¡choaaer). 35tons, discharging cargo from Ciicular Head. SYMMETRY (ship), 404 tons, Elder, master; in thc stream ; sails on Sunday for London'. A. L. Elder, agent. YARE (brig), 300 tons. Harding, master ; at the M'Laren Wharf; loading for London. Hagen and Co., agenta.