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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 13 December 1844
" &ûut& australian" GENERAL 'PRINTING BSTfASB-QSH-IRSIIIS-IMIT-l .Hp 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 giren the greatest satisfaction, and beean point to work which has issued from'this press that has not, he believes, been equalled ia the colony. The motto pf this Office «hall be " Cheapness, neatness, punctuality, and dispatch* Printing Office, ~) Rundle-streei, Nor. U, 1844. $ .The proprietor of this Journal, on investigating marions matters connected with his recent purchase, finds that he will be able to make vorne changes, which, he thinks, witt be advantageous both tohim self and to the public. In the first place, the system of. advertising may, in his opinion, be much improved, and made more consonant with the principles now universally mdopted at home in the management of newspapers, and he proposes to make changes as follows :-In p...
Select Poetry. THE NEW MEMBER FOR PORT PHILLIP. JACK SQUARESAIL'S ADDRESS TO THE PORT PHILLIP ELECTORS. [THE following clever, but rather ill-natured parody on Mr Boyd's address, is published in the Sydney Weekly Register.—ED. P. P. PATRIOT.] [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 13 December 1844
Select Tßoetvv. j THE NEW MEMBER FOR. PORT PHILLIP. jxcK SQOARESAIL'S ADDRESS TO TOE POUT PHILLIP ELECTORS. [TBK following clever, but rather ill-uatured parody on Mr BwytTii address, is published in the SydneyWéckly Re ¿¡iter.-FD. P. P. PATRIOT.] Electors of Port Phillip. I, None of your " email" and unknown " fry." Would wish just now my bend to try At legislation. Tour representative, the Knight Whose lofty soul, and houour bright, pisdain'd controul, aa well it might. Has left his station. And I, who might have sat before, But ehunn'd the open Council door. Now that you need me more and more. Would be your member. Electors ! should you chance to find Than ixe a man of loftier mind, Of nobler aims-my seat resiga'd, I'm off-remember ! But if I ihould assume my seat, I'll give the colony a treat Of eloquence and wit, and beat A drum like thunder. I'll ope my most puissant lips Against that naughty tyrant, Gipps ; III dog his heels1, and if ha tiips, I'll keep bim under. X teat his ...
MELBOURNE. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 13 December 1844
j RîKt\BOÏJRN£. j Thc Courter contains the following report of j the market on the löih instant : - j The weather still continues changeable for j the season, and melons ami cucumbers are io ¡consequence backward. Döring the week one j or two nights have l een frosty ; and in some j situations all garden produce bas been nipped ; sever« ly - melons in particular. Last year's ! potatoes are still plentiful, but the quality is i declining in proportion to their age. New ones ! ate making their appearance already in small j quantities, and of good quality. The last im j porlawon of oranges from Sydney was very in j feitor : they are evidently from trees that have 1 be?n grossly neglected. 1 POTATOES.-ls 7d to ls 9d per cwt. ; new j potatoes ld per lb. ; cauliflowers, id to 3d each; j cabbages, ld to 3d ; peas, 3d per quart ; beans. : 2d ditto; lettuce, ld each; radishes, ld per |hu&lt;".'U: ibubaib, 4d per bundle ; asparagus, 4d '&lt; to 6l per bundle ; onions, ld per b...
THE WOOL MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 13 December 1844
r THE WOOL WARR MTS. The accounts t'rcm the continental fairs still read most satisfactorily with rega:d to the progress of .(Mr Boyd proposed Sir Geo;ge's health at the Re. g&ua dinner, on board the General Hewitt, and we suppose laid it on rather thick.P- P. P. ? the sales of woo!, prices ruling everywhere high, and the demand being extensive. Accounts of the 19th Jkne, from Berlin,state that the supplies of wool ready for the fair had been coming in freely. About 50,000 cwt."were available. Business was expected to he freely entered into, as an advance of 5 to IO rix dollars on tait year's rates had been paid. From Leipzic, under date of the 15th June, we learn that the supplies of wool were very considerable, and that room could scarcely be found for them. Business was brisk, and prices opened at the range of the other fairs. Many holders had required au advance, but afterwards were more williup: to sell at the previous rise.! The supply was 50,000 stone, or 10 OOO cwt.,...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 13 December 1844
Sale* bv auction. Port Wine and Ciaret in the Wood, EX *' MART WHITB." T|f ESSRS LAMBERT & SON will sell by public auction, at their rooms, Hindiey-street, this day, the 13lh December, at twelve o'clock 3 hhds. first-rate claret 1 qr.-cask port wine A FT RR WHICH, 8 rolls sheet lead, to close consignments And the usual sale of merchandise. Without .reserve. Merchandise and Cattle, this day, 13th December. MESSRS LAMBERT &SON will sell by public auction, at their rooms, Hindley street, this day, tba 13th December, at twelve j o'clock Merchandise aud cattle. Cattle Bazaar AND Mercantile Sate» S AS ORD AT NEXT AT TWELVE PRBCISBLT. A VERY superior lot of cows, heifers, steers, ficc. A useful hack horse, a new dray, and 15 choice yearling- Heifers. AFTER WHICH, Brass taps and rings, grindstones, seythes, glass all kinds, guns, raaiae, barley, tea, sorted drapery, 1931 Elegant Co o kin »-»lass es, Claret, bock, porter, port, sherry, Madeira, paint, window glass. AFTER WHIC...
FOOD FOR CATTLE. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 13 December 1844
FOOD FOR CATTLE. WE have pleasure in copying from the Sydney Herald the following interesting letter, on the ] important subject, of raising artificial food for 1 callie : - ¡ » -TO THE EDITORS OF THE SYDNEY MORNING HERALD. , Gentlemen-As I have had considerable ex ; perience in the mother country in the way of ' feeding and grazing cattle, t am therefore a , good deal surprised at Mr Dawson's letter, which ' appeared in Monday's Herald, relative to the , raising of artificial food. Be seems to think that artificial food could : not be raised at a rate that would reimburse the ? grower, owing to the prevalence of drought and , high tate of labour. I am far from doubting , Mr Dawson's knowledge in that department, L nevertheless, I think he is too anxious to dissuade persons from making the experiment. I am - quite of opinion that clover, rye-grass, tares, fand luceme, might be raised ia the greatest j abundance on any ordinary soil, provided that i the ground is well summer fallowed...
THE LOCUSTS. (Continued from our Paper of Friday, December 13.) [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 17 December 1844
THE LOCUSTS. BY NATURA AM ATOP. XContinued fro.fi our Paptr of Friday, December 13.) WHEN the migratory locusts b gin to ravage a region or tract of country, every method that j can be thought of is naturally put in practise to stop them. The larvae are then a great source, of annoyance, for not having wings to fly, and preserving the same straight forward habits, thev crawl or run along, devouring everything in their way. Dr. Shaw says that in Barbary \ to stop their progress, trenches were dug and i filled with vt aler, and fires lighted in every di lection, but such were their ti umbers, that-the former were soon filled up, and the latter put out, hy tue immense swarms that succeeded each otlwr. Sheep, also, are sometimes driven into the field, wheie, running about, they trample great numbers to death. Here the' difference in their habits is great, and as they neither mi- grate nor congregate, they are scarcely noticed in their preliminary states, never entering our gardens, or a...
LATEST DATES FROM [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 17 December 1844
LATEST DATES FROM Britain (direct ) .............................. Jane 29 Hriraia (via Hobarton)... July 23 America ........ .............. Joly f> Cape of Good Hope.September 7 Mauritius. August 12 ! East Indies.».August China. September 1 Singapore. September 12. Sydney. November 8 j New Zealand. October 6 j Port Phillip..... November 16 Van Diemen'« Land .................... Novels ber 16 Swan Uiver.October 6 Portland Bay. November 30 I _
FREIGHTS. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 17 December 1844
FREIGHTS. To Loados and Liverpool, Wool, per lb.... l|d to If " CHI, per ton. 4 IO O " Bark...... 4 16 Od .« Other good»...... 4 to £4 10 To Hobart Town, par ton.21a to 1 10 0 To Launreslon, per ton...a.......... 1 0 0 To Port Phillip, per ton.15ito 1 0 0 To Sydney, per ton.£1 to 1 5 o «* Wheat, per butha!. 0 0 6 To Mauritius, per ton. S 10 Q To Swan Rivar, per too.Milo 2 IO
PRICES OF COLONIAL PRODUCE IN ADELAIDE Monday, December 16, 1844. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 17 December 1844
PRICES OF COLONIAL PRODUCE IN ADELAIDE I ! Monday, Dt ct m ber 16, 1844. j Wheat-.... . 2« Qi to 3s per bushel Flour, fine. £9 per ton «eoûûôU. £7 10« p«-r dilti PoHiir.1 . 1 Od per 2Gll>. Br*n . .... 8d io 9d arr bailie! B«r ey. KnglMi. 3* 3d to 3s 6d di::o . Is Oil to 2 s Cd dido Skin es*. 2s 9d ditto i B'ead. Sd p r 4-lb loaf I iii"cuit. IO« to 15* p*r cwt Ons. 2s9d io 3s per biuhel , Muirs. 5s to 3s 3d di-to Î I Va», »litte.... Sd per (b f bin«. dd ditto j Hay. £1 10s per ton I Oaten dino.. £% to £2 I Og dilto BUTCHES.'* MEAT. Beef. 2}d to 3d per tb Mutton. 2d ditto Veal and pork..... 4dto6d ditto Lamb ........................ 3d to 4dditto POULTRY. Fowls ... ..». 2s to 2s 6d per pair Ducke..... Ss to 4s per pair Geese ........................ 4s to 7seach Turkeys. 7s to 1 Os each Wild decks. ls per pair Pigeons ........a............. . ls rjd-per pair DAIRY PRODOCE. Butter, fresh . Bd to 9d per lb Cheese. 6d to 9d per lb Milk. Sd per quart [ Eggs .. Gd per doxesi I CATTLE, E...
WHARFAGE DUES. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 17 December 1844
WHARFAGE DUES. £ . 4 Pipe er puncheon. 0 t ° Morshead or tierce.... ... 0 0 0 Barrel or keg. 0 0 * Crate, cask, or hale not exceeding haifa ton weight or measurement. Al* Ditto, exceeding half a ton. 0 1*» Chest of tea. 0 0 6 fid If chest or box of tea, bag of sugar, coffee, rice, tobacco, or hop«. 0 0 3 i ! Dozen of oars, or 1,000 shingle*. 0 0 S Dozen spades or shove a. 0 t) 3 Bottle of oil» paint, or turpentine. 0 0 3: Small package n«t otherwise enumerated.... .. 0 0 S j I 100 deala. 0 3 6 I 100 staves. 0 1 8 I Foui whee'ed carriage. 0 S 0 j Two wheeled carriage. 0 3 0 Ton of goods not otherwise enumerated . O 3 O i _._ _.. .. i
RATES OF EXCHANGE. THE BANK OF SOUTH AUSTRALIA [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 17 December 1844
j RATES OF EXCHANGE. ! TH S BANK OF SOUTH AUSTRALIA I Draw on London at 2 per cen), premium. j j '&lt; Colonie* at 3 per cent, premium, Purchase on London at 30 davs sight, at (wo per cant, j iaroiint, and 1 per cent, additional for «very thirty days beyond. j THC BANK ct AUSTRALASIA Draw on London at 2 per cent premium. ! " Colonies at 3 per cent premium. Párchate on London at 1 per cent, discount, and an ad.l.tiooal I per cent, for «very month heyan ! 30 day« cur* «nev, and 4 per cent, if drawn or payable out of Loudon. Purchase on the eo'onies at par. I
Select Poetry. LOVE ON. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 17 December 1844
¿elect poetry* LOVE ON. Love ou, love on ! the soul must have a shrine The rudest breast most have tome hallow'd »pot ; Tee God who formed ut left no spark divine In him who dwells on earth, yet loveth not. Though we may dread the lips we once believed, And know their falsehood shadows all our days, Who would not rather trust and be deceived, Than own the mean cold spirit that betrays ? ;Love on, lore on ! though we may live to see The dear face whiter thau its circling shroud ; Though dark and dense the gloom of death may be, Affection's glory yet shall pierce the cloud. The truest spell that Heaven can give to lore, The sweetest prospect mercy can bestow, Ia the blest thought that bids the heart be sure 'Twill meet, above, the things it loved below ! Love on, love on ! Creation breathes the words Their mystic music ever dwells around ; The strain ia echoed by unnumbered choras, And gentlest bosoms-yield the fullest sound. As Sowers keep springing, though their dazzling bloom Is of...
CUSTOMS' IMPORT DUTIES. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 17 December 1844
I I CUSTOMS' IMPORT DUTIES. On »pint», the produce and manufactura of tb« United Kingdom or an; British poisession, per gat(oa ..... 0 8 0 All other spirits.. '.. 0 12 O Wine...15 per ceo», ad valorem Tea, ingar, coffee, floor, meal, wheat, rice, and other grain and pu'se imported.. .5 per ee»»t. Cigar«, per tb. 0 & fl Other manufactured tobacco and snuff........ 0 3 0 Ali other tobacco (except tobacco stems) .... 9 10 Porter, ale, beer, «¡der, and perry, IO per cent All merchandise not bein» the produce or manu- facture of the United Kingdom 10 per cent. All other good* (British included). 5 per cent. Th« following articles ate exempt from duty, namely, bottle« of common jj!as«, imported tu'l, bullion &n l coin, live stock of all kinds, seeds, bulbs, and plan's.
SCOUNDREL THE SECOND.—CESAR. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 17 December 1844
SCOUNDREL THE SECOND.-CESAR. There were several eminent scoundrels of the name of Caesar, but the most distinguished one of them ail was the first who made it notorious - Caius Julius Cns sar. The reader is probably aware that Julius Caesar was an ancient Roman, who flourished in the century preceeding the Christian aera, and that he has the credit of having been a hero of great renown. Caesar was the surname of the Julian family* It is said to have been derived from Casarles, a head of hair; one of the Julii, in early times, having come into the world with that ornament. Thus, perhaps, our Wigginses were so called because one of their ancestors was famous for his wig. It is odd that the peculiarity which the Romans called Casar, should have beeu pre- cisely that which we tenn Brutus. Julius Caesar was a lineal descendant from iE » as. JEtias was a celebrated vagabond, who ran away from Troy, when, having been set on fire by the Greeks, it became too hot to hold him, and squatted, Y...
PUNCH'S LIVES OF EMINENT SCOUNDRELS. PROEM. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 17 December 1844
PUNCH'S LIVES OF EMINENT SCOUNDRELS. PROEM. LET it be granted that whoever commits robbery and murder is a scoundrel, and consequently that the more robbery and murder he commits, the greater scoundrel he is. Now, we hope the reader will not be startled at our entering on our list of scoundrels, individuals whom he may have been taught to cali heroes. Without more ado, let us measure pens with Plutarch. SCOUNDREL THE FIRST. . This notorious thief was the son of Philip king of Macedonia, who was a thief before him, and I of Olympias, his queen. According to some, himself, and his mother (who appears to have beeu deranged), among the number, he was the son of Jupiter. Alexander had the advantage of certain mo- dern and minor heroes of his slamp, who have mostly come to the gallows, in being abie to read and write. Lyslmachus taught him his Aiphahetagammadelta. His finishing tutor was the philosopher Aristotle, who instructed him how to fight with syllogisms ; but that was not the sort...
WHOLESALE PRICES CURRENT. (Corrected up to December 14.) [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 17 December 1844
WHOLESVLÉ PRICES CURRENT* (Corrected vp to December 14.) IMPOSTED GOODS. Al«.light ..................per bbd -strong ,....per barrel - - bottled ..............per dozen Almonds, «bell.* - per lb. -soft,.... do. Allspice .do. Arrowroot.... .... ............ do. Bacon. do. Bags, S-busfcet .........each Blankets . ........*....-....per pair Blue....................per 'b. Candles, wax ........... .... do. -sperm .................. do. -moulds. do. Canvas...«per bolt ' Casks ......................pertun I Cassia. per lb. 1 Cedar, in log ......... .......per fool !-in boards ................ do. Cigars,in bond ... «per 1 OOO Cloves.per lb. Coals ......................perton Coffee, Java............per lb. -Brazil. do. Copper, sheathing .............. do. - Nails.«*».. do. Cordage, English.per cwt. -Manilla. do. Corrosive Sublimat« ...... .... per tb. Crystals ot Soda .....per cwt. Currants. ..per lb. Deals, 9 by 3..per foot -ll by 3. do. Figs. ............per lb. Ginger, white. do. -- br...
TO CORRESPONDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 17 December 1844
TO CORRESPONDENTS. WE make it a point not to refuse communications it ?hey are properly worded, but we must confess we have great doubts of that signed " De Vere,*' bein? included under that category. We appeal to himself or any of bis friends, whether the words "pround ly," "bused," "conplied witt," " unshakled," «' sak," are English words. We grant that De Vere's lan- guage is in some parts quite romantic, hut we object (for example) to combining birds " decked out in scarlet, bespangled o'er wiib stars, breast of orange and emerald in its hundred shades," with "onemore beautiful than the rest it was small bird not much larger than your thumb. The words may be very finn, but nothing will make up for deficiencies in spelling and grammar. If our correspondent will try it again, and submit his manuscript to a friend hefore sending it for publication, we promise him favorable consideration.