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NOTICE. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 20 December 1844
N O TIC E. Office of Commissioner oft Police* December 18. Notice is hereby given that, from .and after the 1st day of January, 1845, the police will have orders to seize any dog found at large in the streets or public places without a collar, having on it the registered number of-such dog. Persons requiring to register their dogs must apply at the Police. Station House, North Ter- race, between the hours of ten, A. M., and three, F. M. 15. T. tlNNISS, 1 Commissioner of Police.
The South Australian. ADELAIDE: FRIDAY, DECEMBER 20, 1844. THE REAPING MACHINE. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 20 December 1844
ADELAIDE : FRIDAY. DSCBMBM 20, 1844. THE REAPING MACHINE. THIS wonderful production of South Australian genius and skill having now tor some time this season been in successful operation, and having again personally inspected it while at work, we, think a few further particulars respecting it may not be unacceptable to our readers, and to the friends of the colony at a distance. There is nothing more striking about this machine than ita extreme simplicity. It consists of a row of spikes or teeth fixed horizontally to a frame work of the width of two or three feet, placed upon wheels - the teeth being by an apparatus elevated or de. pressed, according to the height of the crop, so as to catch the ears. Over the spikes, and nearly touching them, is placed the drum of the thrashing machine, which knocks off the ears and thrashes them as they are caught by the teeth. The power used in moving the machine forward also drives the thrashing apparatus, so that the standing corn ts thus reape...
Sipping Intellignece. SAILED. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 20 December 1844
Sipping Sntetttgence. SAILED. DEC. 17.-The cutter «« Mary," 35 toni», Mainstone, for Portland Bay. Miss Mainstone, passenger, in bal. last, and part of her original cargo, consisting of 2 tons coals, 8 barrels tar, 12 kegs paint, 4 kegs nails, 6 shovels.
PRICES OF COLONIAL PRODUCE IN ADELAIDE Thursday, December 19, 1844. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 20 December 1844
PRICES OF COLONIAL PRODUCE IN ADELAIDE Thur$day. D§canb$r 19, 1644. Wheat..... 2« Od to Si per bushel Floor, fine .................... £d per ton eecond«. £7 10a per ditto Pollard ... lOdperSOlba Bran.. 8&lt;t to Od per bushel Barley, English. 3s 3d to Ss 6d ditto Cepo. ls 9d to 2a 6d ditto Skinless. 2a 9d ditto Bread. 5d per 4 tb loaf Biscuit.»,. 10s to 15s per cwt Oats. 2s 9d to Ss per bnshel Maise. Ss to3s 3d ditto Peas, whit...... ............... Sd per lb bios. 4d ditto Hay. £'2 I Os per too Oaten ditto. £2 to £2 10s ditto ?OTCHtVa NIAT. Beef. 2}d to 3d per lb Mutton. 2d ditto Veal and pork...«. 4d to 6d ditto Lamb. 3d te 4d ditto POULTRY. Fowls.... 2s to 2s Od per pair Ducks......... Sato 4s per pair 'Cesse. 4s to 7seach Turkeys. 7s to I Os each Wild ducks. ls per pair Pigeons. ls Od per pair DAIRY FRODOCI. Butter, fresh . 8d to 9d per lb Cheese. Od lo 9d per lb Milk. Sd per quart Eggs. Od per dozen CATTLB, ETC. Bollocks £4 te £4 Ewes 7s le 10s Cows, roiloh, £8 to £§ E...
Colontal markets. SYDNEY MARKETS.—NOV. 8. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 20 December 1844
Colonial f&arttctó. SYDNEY MARKETS.-NOV. 8. THE following is an abstract from the Herald of j the market prices on the abovè date : - Wheat from 3s Gd lo 3s I Od; flour, £9 IO»; bread 2|d per 2lh loaf. HORSES. - Good strong cart and carriage ¡horses are enquired for : several have been sold i during the week at from £0 to £15 per head ; a j few saddle horses have realised from £6 to £9 I per head. It is expected that if thc supply ca» I be kept down, a considerable advance must ere I long took place. I WORKING BULLOCKS-Neither offered nar i equcst. MILCH Cows - Fifteen head, with n'necalves * under six months çiven in, were sold ut th« pound, and realised from SOs to 84s per head ; a good milch cow au tl calf is worth about £3 0^. Fat Cattle are plentiful : the carcass butch« ra are giving from 30s to 40A per head ; some ju nee beasts have realised 42s per head ; the average price is about 3fj« per head. SHEEP-There is a fair supply of pond fat sheep for slaughter on sale ; ...
HOBARTON MARKETS.—NOV. 19. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 20 December 1844
HOB ARTO N MARK ETS,N O V. 19. W«ÎAT, 3t 3d to 3s Sd per bushel ; oats, I« 10J le 1« 14 per bushel; hariej (Cape), 2s Sd ; do. (Englúb), Ss tv 3s 6d ; tares. I2j per bushel ; bay, £S to £3 Ga per t&lt;m ; d«t(o prested £4 per ditto ; straw, £115s to £2 ; gran seed, 12» . per hubhel. Flour, 1st qua!¡ly, £10 per ton ; ditto, 2nd ditto, £0«d¡Uo; bran. 8d per bu&beî ; pollard, ls ditto. Port Arthur coals 9s to IO* prr ion ; Sydney di'.lo, £,% ditto ; ' she-oak, Cs 6d per ton ; Gum 5s to 6*. Pol aloes, £1 to £1 5s per ton ; cabbage«, per ditto, ls ; cauliflowers, 2s to VB 6d per dozen; carrots. per cwt. 3« j eggs, 6d per doren ; fowls, ls 6d io 2s couple ; dock*. 2* .61 per ditto; geese,. 4s eaob; turkeys, 5* each j bu'iei fresh, per lb. ts 2d to ls ; apples, 7s to IO« per biuhel. Shingles (per thousand). 5s to 7s ; sawn timber, 5s ta 6a . per 100feet; pojtsand rails, 2Js to26«; paling, 4* «a ôl di»»«», *
MELBOURNE MARKEUS.—NOV. 16. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 20 December 1844
M E L no c ïitVE M A a K r: rs. -NOV. IG. The Courier contains the following report of ; the market : - j The weather still continues changeable f&lt;»r ; the season, sud melons and cucumbers ure in consequence backward. During the wwk OM« or two nights have i e^n frost v ; and in *o¡u&lt;* situations till jardeo produce has In en nipped severely - melons in particular. f,H*t vein's potatoes are still plentiful, but the qualify >* j declining in proportion to their aj»o. New o-.i. s jare mäkln« iluir appearance a!it»ady in su,ail . quantities, and of good qnrtlity. The ins! uti jportatioii of oranges frc tn Sydney was very i» I ff rior : they are evidently from trees that have been grossly neglected. POTATOES.- ls 7d to Is 9d per cwt. ; new potatoes ld per lb. ; cauliflowers, ld to 3d each; cabbages, ld to 3d ; peas, 3d per quart ; heutig 2d ditto; lettuce, ld each; radishes ld pet bunch: thubarb, 4d per bundle; asparagus. 4-1 to Gd per bundie ; onions, ld per bun...
Select Poetry. A FAREWELL. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 20 December 1844
¿elect $oetrg. A FAREWELL. Farewell ! I leave ye ! That setting san to me no more will rise ; And when the lark har matin song is singing, And the green hills with jocund sounds are ringing, And morning op« the flowers' dew-bespangling eyes, j This heart will be | Unconscious of that joy. Through every tree The iouth winds may her fairy finger« run, Till each breathes living music-and the sun May woo the flowers, and kiss the murmuring brook ; Bat on those glories i no more may look ! When eve comes on, And when, the gun's last glow, last fading ray, Hath melted from the sky, ye will be bending In silent grief o'er what ye now are tending With gentle love :-the spirit fled away, I shall be gone Life's sufferings o'er, its sins and sorrows done. When round the world night's sable curtains close. To win earth's weary children to repose, And wrap them in sweet slumber-gift Divina ! But night's deep shadows will not deepen mine. ¿nd must I then Forget the love; true love, that biassed m...
THE CHAPEL, THE STUDY, AND THE SHOP. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 20 December 1844
THE CHAPEL, THE STUDY, AND THE SHOP. The Rev. James ..... w¡|| preach tl 2, p.m.-South Australian Register. Edited by James . . . . . Esquire.-Royal South Austra. lian Book Almanac. Among the speakers were Mr James » . . . .-South Aus- tralian Register. Published bj James * . . . *-Sour» Australian Register. A Reverend (1) Preacher of the watery sect. With congregation, let us say, select ; In Almanacks a perfect Caleb Quoten : ' Bat lest you should suppose the parson wrote'm, ' Esquire the Editor's appendage shines Tot» recular much such subjects foi Divines. In the " Broad Page." and such like meaner stuff, Mr, or e'en plain James, is deemed enough. When Editor and Printer leave this town, A od in ali has'e to Hades scuttle down j To meet the Judges wi h their awful frown ; ! Heaven snatch the Parson from their fate so dire, Aud aid him to escape a trifle higher. B-8. [Tt is our rule not to admit personalities, but : in the cane to which the preceding refers, the ! partyÜas laid h...
Goverment Gazette. NOTICE. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 20 December 1844
NOTICE. Colonial Secretary's Office, December 18. - Wednesday next, being Christmas Day, will be observed as a public holiday at the Government Offices. -By his Excellency's command. Á. M- MVNDY, Colonial Secretary. Colonial Secretary's Office, December 18.-His Excellency the Governor directs it to be notified that the Medical Board will meet for the dispatch of business every Tuesday and Saturday, at noon, at the Adelaide Hospital. Medical practitioners are requested to send in their testimonials for examination.-By his Excel- lency's command. A. M. MUNDY, Colonial Secretary. Colonial Secretary's Office, December 18.-Ten- ders will be received at the Audit Office until noon of Monday, the 6th Jonuary, for the supply of two strong tables, required in the General Registry Office, Weymouth-street. Further particulars may be learned on application to porter, Overseer of Public Works, with whom specifications can be seen, and to whose approval the work must be subject. Tenders to be in ...
EDUCATION. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 20 December 1844
EDUCATION. WE subjoin a statistical account of the state of Education in Melbourne, which place appears to be comparatively highly favored in référença to the means of instruction. According to the last census there are nearly 5000 children in this colony of the age at which they commonly attend school. We are greatly afraid that not more than onofoartb are receiving school instruction. This isa «tate of matters which demands the serions attention of every one who has the inte- rest of his adopted country at heart : SCHOOL STATISTICS.-Agreeably to the regulations established by the Government for aiding and con- ducting public education in the colony, the teachers attached to the schools of the undermentioned denoouV nations in Melbourne, have forwarded to the Cleric of the Bench their returns for the quaiter ending 30th. September last, from which we compile the following summary, showing the amount of emolument received by the respective teachers from private individuals, and that...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 20 December 1844
* doutt &usitaltan" ¡ GENERAL PRONTO ¡ft) (S SSTASILOSHIMIBINIT. Ml rv*HE Proprietor of the above Establishment j ' begs to announce that the letter-press printing, business will be conducted as hitherto. The job printing has always given the greatest satisfaction, «nd 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, ¿neat ness, punctuality, and dispatch" Rundle-street,.ríor. 1 lj Í844-S ] The proprietor of this journal, on investigating various matters connected with his recent purchase, Jlnds that he witt be able to make some changes, which, he thinks, will bs advantageous both to him- 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 principies now universally adopted at home in the management of newspapers, and he proposes to make-changés as follows :-In place of char...
EXTRAORDINARY PROCEEDINGS AT CONSTANTINOPLE. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 20 December 1844
EXTRAORDINARY PROCEEDINGS AT CON- STANTINOPLE. ON the 28th March the Porte put into execution one of those sudden and arbitrary measures not unfrequent in the East, but which in European countries would probably endanger the very ex- istence of the government. When the post left on the afternoon of the 27th, nothing was known of the steps which were to be taken on the followiug day. Towards the evening public criers went through the streets of Constantinople and its suburbs, ordering all Mussulmans to re- pair early next morning to the mosque, where an imperial hatti sheriff was to be read, the pur- port of which affected materially the inhabitants of the capital, and at the same time advising the Christians to keep within their doors till the afternoon. These forewarnings caused a general alarm, both amongst the Rayahs and the Frank population. They were supposed to be con- nected with the important question which had lately agitated the Porte, and the solution of which had created...
THE PEEL MINISTRY. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 20 December 1844
i THE PEEL MINISTRY. I TN answer to the question which has been sneer- ingly put by aa opposition print, " What have Ministers done this session of Parliament ?" the Morning Herald makes the following reply : 1. Ministers have carried through parliament the largest and most hazardous financial operation attempted since the close of the war-namely, the reduction of the per cents., whereby au imme- diate saving of upwards of £600,000 a-year has bee effected, and an easy saving of £1,250,000 annually ensured. 2. Ministers have, amidst almost universal ap- plause, introduced, and are now triumphantly carrying through the legislature, a measure of cur- rency improvement, which, by placing the circula- tion on a firm basis, must tend to steady prices, and must prevent monetary cries. 3. Ministers have carried a measure which will give to the consumer an abundant supply of cheap sugar, and to the revenue at least £800,000 a-year, without stimulating the slave trade, or withdrawing protecti...
FREIGHTS. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 20 December 1844
FREIGHTS. To London tod Liverpool, Wool, por lb.... l}d 4o Ifd " Oil, per ton., 4 10 O Bark. 4 1« O Oibar goodf...... 4 to £4 10 To Hobart Town, por ton., .21a to 1 10 0 To Launceston, per ton. 10 0 To Port Phillip, par toa..lotto I « 0 To S jd My, portan.---i--£l to I ft O " Wheat, per butha!. 0 0 6 To Mauritius, per ton. 2 10 0 j To Swan River, per toa.MU to 2 10 . í _
MR. THOMAS CAMPBELL. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 20 December 1844
MR. THOMAS CAMPBELL. THE subjoined account of the above illustrious poet, has, through accident, lain over. But we insert it, because wo have no doubt that many of our readers will peruse with interest this brief memoir of a mau, who has, perhaps, more than any modern poet, won the heartfelt respect and affection, of ali who are familiar with hts wri- tings : and who is not ? This distinguished man-the most classical of our recent poets-died at Boulogne on Saturday last. Time was. when such an announcement would not have been made without its prelude of lamentation ; but as years advance, we feel that such bereavements have a solemnity too deep for the oft repeated language of regret. Mr. Campbellv ^« 4en*'and youngeit child of his parents, was born at Glasgow on the 27th of July, 1777- His father was a retired mer- chant; as the name imports, of old Highland family ; and, according to testimony, an inte li gent and cultivated man. The sou of his age (for Thomas was born when he was...
CANADA VERSUS AUSTRALIA. [HOBART TWON ADVERTISER.] [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 20 December 1844
CANADA VERSUS AUSTRALIA. ! [nOBABT TOWN ADVERTISER.! IN a late number we gave a paragraph from the London Standard, on the subject of the Canada Land Company's modes of disposing of their lands in that country. The facts therein stated appear to us to be worthy of being brought more promi- nently before our readers. It would seem that, until last year, the practice of the company had been to dispose of its lands by sale only-one-fifth of the purchase money being paid down. The happy thought was then enter- tained that, by granting leases, without any money being paid down, a more effective encouragement might be given to the immigration of industrious persons possessed of small capital. The plan was tried, and proved eminently successful. The number of acres sold-in the year ended 22nd of November, 1843-at prices averaging from Us lld to 13s 6d per acre, and the number leased within the same period, were respectively as follows : Acres. Sold . 18,977 Leased . 132,295 The proportion ...
THE FRENCH IN ALGIERS. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 20 December 1844
THE FRENCH IN ALGIERS. THE Semaphore de Marseilles of the 4th July publishes a letter- from Algiers of the 30th ult., stating that all the disposable forces of the province were being sent to the western frontier of the Re- gency. The Labrador, steam frigate, sailed on the 27th for Oran, with two battalions of infantry. Another steamer, also laden with troops, had pro- ceeded the Labrador, and the Tenare, Cocylet Acheron, and Castor were to put to sea on the 30th and 31st, with men and provisions. The steam-corvette Cuvier arrived at Algiers iron} Oran on the morning of the 30?h, but brought no news. It appears that the two armies had been in " presence " for some days, but that no engage- ment had taken place. Thc British steam-frigate. If ar spite reached Algiers- oa the 27th. aud waa supposed to have come on a mission connected willi the events ¡4 Morocco. Rear-Adrniral Rigodit returned the English captain's visit on the 2*th, and was received with the customary honor*. 'Viv. IVa...
FLORA MACDONAID. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 20 December 1844
I FLORA MACDONAIV. I TT is recorded by Mr Chambers, in his History j of the Rebellion of 1745, that this celebrated ! woman, after her liberation from confinement, for having aided the escape of the young Pre- tender, *? was received into the house of the Dowager Lady Primrose, where she was visited by crowds of the fashionable world, who paid her such bornage as wopld have turned the heads of ninety-nine of a hundred women of any age, country, or condition. On her mind they produced no effect but that of surpiise. She had only, she thought, "performed an act of eorowonhnninflily ;" and the author adds* "Lord Mahon mentions, but I do not know upon what authority, that a subscription to the amount of £1500 was raised for , her in London." Within the last few months, letters (addressed to Mr Thomas Clerk, merchant, London, and which ! had been previously sold as waste paper Î ! !) have fallen into my hands, throwing some light on the subject of the subscription alluded to, and as any ...