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FORTLAND BAY. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 24 December 1844
F O R T L A N D*P. A Y. SOUTH ArjsTRvr.r.\\T POLICE.-0;i Thursday hst\ Mr Tolmer, inspector oí' thc South At.sa.diau Mounted Folie;.', arrived overland willi tiiree troopers in Portland. THT oh jed S of thc mission are vario«:s( but are chiefly to obtain certain informal ion re- specting pome pt i-oners at present in Adelaide jail, who went from this district ; to endeavour to as-cr tam something definite respecting the Sophia Jane schooner, with Mr llayncs on board, and supposed to have been lost off the coast between this ¡¡ort and Adelaide ; and, lastly, to determine the most eligible site for a police station about the boundary of the two colonies. Wc believe we may state thal, respecting the first, they will be able to obtain the requisite information ; respecting the second, th&lt;*y discovered some portions of the wreck alonii th« j beach about sixty miles on this side of the mouth of the Murray, and are of opinion that the vessel foundered at sea ; and, respecting th...
IMPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 24 December 1844
IMPORTS. j Cargo of the Hawk from Sydney, Melbourne, and Port- land Bay.- 1 case wine, 1 cask soda water, 1 case and 1 cask Madeira, 1 bag corks, 2 bottle baskets. Lyons; 14 cases and 2 qr.-casks wine, 6 kegs soap, 4 barrels cement, 3 kegs nails, 2 boxes boring-rods, 99 bags potatoes, 1 tierce and 3 boxes tobacco. 11 ploughs (iron), 11 bundies swingletrees, 5 shares. 5 coulters, 5 side plates, 5 moulds, 2 boxes mournings, G. Hali ; 30 kegs tobacco, 6 hhds. brandy. 32 cases ditto, 12 hhds. rum, 4 cases mustard, 30 chests lea., 2 casks carra ways, 4 j ackages cassia, 1 ditto isin- glass, 1 bale canvass, 4 boxes blue, 20 logs cedar, 1 case salmon, 272 bags sugar, 169 3-12 dozen boules, I 3000 feet timber, 29 tons potatoes, 10 boxes soap, Order ; 1 box, Williams ; 1 cask ironmongery, Brown ; 30 barrels rum, Younghusband. j
SONG. By an old Gentleman at a Charity Sale. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 24 December 1844
i SONG. I By an old Gentleman at a Charity Sale. Oh no ! I never purchase them. Their price I've never heard ; My purse is now forbid to pay For toys I can't afford. From booth to booth they hurry me. That bargains I may get, And when they win a pound from me, Tis much to my regret. They tell me to be .buying, now, The gewgaws of the day ; They hint that I should purchase trash, But heed «ot what they say. Perhaps, like me, they never knew With empty purse to fret; Bui, if they buy as I have bought» They never will Jforget. -. ---- ^ ls there a word in the English .language that contains all the vowels? There is-au quisltonabiy. The magnetic power of the compass-needle may be entirely destroyed or changed by being touched with the juice of an onion.
POLICE COURT, FRIDAY, DECEMBER 20, 1814. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 24 December 1844
I POLICE COURT, I FRIDAY, DECEMBER 20, 1814, j JAMES WALKER, from BrownhiU Creek, was charged by bis brother-in-law, Donald Cameron, with an assault. It appeared that the parlies had some misunder- standing about a dog, out of which arose a quarrel, which ended in a general shindy, in which both parties received some injury. The defendant was fined £2 and costs. FRANCIS M'CALLUM, who was convicted of illegal distillation on the 22nd of November, and fined in £100, was brought up this morning in charge of the police, by whom he had been taken al the east of the Murray, on his way to Port Phillip. He was ordered to find bail for his appearance to answer a fresh information which has been laid against him-the fine in the former case having been remitted in consequence of an informality in the information.
THE PRESS. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 24 December 1844
t TÍIE PRESS. IN these dull times, the Australians have been electrified by the expansive power of the news- paper press. In Melbourne, a new journal called the Gazetteer has been recently started, for what reason we know not. This journal proposes on the 1st January a daily issue, on account of the mail from Sydney arriving twice in each week, and the old journals, the Patriot, Gazette, and Herald, which are now published twice a-week, also con- template three publications on the same account. In Adelaide, the mania has shewn itself in a more extravagant form. Our friend of the many titles, who conducts the Register has, we presume on ac- count of the arrival of the Hawk, for we can dis- cern no better reason, determined to publish daily, on a sheet half the usual size. Our friend's prin- ciples are certainly extraordinary, and, to 6ay the truth, they are much more candidly expressed than we should, considering their quality, have expected, as the subjoined excerpt from his manifes...
Local News. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 24 December 1844
THE CITY BRIDGE.-We perceive tbat by the notice requiring tenders, parties must make them on the plan of a single arch, and that the span shall be at least 56 feet- The plan of a single arch is, we believe, excellent ; but we should imagine thal more water way than 56 feet will be required. When the present bridge showed symptoms of giv- ing way, we took the liberty to recommend that 12 feet more water way should be gtven, and we are convinced that, if that measure had been adopted, the destruction would not have taken place, or, at all events, would not have been so complete. This will be evident to any one who inspects the nature of the damage done. It will be observed that the foundations, and the bridge itself, in the water way remain firm, but that the banks on each side of the water way have been carried off by the torrent. _ CHAPEL AT KENSINGTON.-A new chapel, was on Sunday, opened at Kensington. The Rev. Mr Longbottom preached in die forenoon, and the Rev. Mr Raining in the ...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 24 December 1844
BIRTH. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Mrs Mountain, of Hill-street, of a still-born child. MARRIAGES. At Kissingen, in Germany, Count Kafzenel- lenbogen, eleventh son of the present Duke, to Miss Jemima Figg, only daughter and heiress of the late Timothy Figg, Esq., of Barbican. The lovely and accomplished bride is reputed to be worth a plum. —At Turnham Green, on the 1st of April, Mr Joseph Younghusband, to Miss Patience Waite, eldest daughter of the late veteran Mr Job Waite, who was wounded at the siege of Quebec. —At Barking Church, &nbsp; Mr John Kerr, to —, daughter of Andrew Merry, Esquire. —At Cayenne, Commodore &nbsp; Pepper, to Miss Salt. —At Pontey-Pool, Mr Brydge, to Miss Arch. ON DIT. A marriage is said, in certain high circles, to be on the tapis between his Majesty Henry the &nbsp; &nbsp; Fifth of France and the lovely and accomplished daughter of Erin's favorite son.
FREIGHTS. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 27 December 1844
FREIGHTS. ! To Landon and Liverpool, Wool, per lb.... ljd lo If " Oí), par ton. 4 IO O Bark. 4 IO 0 " Other good. 4 te £4 10 To Hobart Town, par ton.....Slate 1 IO 0 To Launceston, par ton.... 10 0 To Port Phillip, per ton. 15s to 1 0 0 To Sydney, per ton.£1 to 16 0 " Wheat, per bushel. 0 0 0 To Mauritius, par ton. S 10 0 To Swan River, par ton.43 to % 10 0
ENGLISH EXTRACTS. STATS OF PARTIES IN ENGLAND. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 27 December 1844
ENGLISH EXTRACTS. j STATS OP PART IBS IX ENGLAND. Ax English correspondent of Murray's RivUw \ thus writes: One of the most remarkable features of the dav ts' the confusion which prevails among all the polit cal j parties. There is, in fact, not a single well-defined, j self-dependent, distinct ly marked political party in j existence ! Lenk at Torvisat, for instance. It hovers on *he confines of democracy, if not *. something more " Lord Ashley, the constitutional Tory, is ¡ supported in Parliament bv Sir ThomasDuncombe, the I Chartist Parliamentary leader; and Dr Cooke, an apostle of the new school of High Churcbisni, plays second fiddle, at public meetings, to Mr Joshua Hobson, an ardent disciple of the ** New Moral World" dot trines of Robert Owen The confusion and creaking up of political parties was most apparent during the l»'e debate on the Ten Hours' Bill. The Tory ministry were opposed by a combination of Whigs and Tories ; and supported by a combination of " Radicals" and...
VESSELS EXPECTED. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 27 December 1844
VESSELS EXPECTED. | From London-Th« barque Honduras. 300 ton« Ha matter, time uncertain ; and the brig Lightning, 200 ton. Robertson, master, daily. From th« Mauritius--The barque GuUna, Captain Duff, daily. From Sydney-Th« brig Dorut, Walsh, in a w«f¿ and the brig Emma, Fox, in ten days. From Hobart Town-The schooner Eiiim, Chard, ma s tr in a few daya.
NOTICE. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 27 December 1844
NOTICE. Colonial Secretary's Office December 23.-Notice is hereby given that the following persons have taken out licenses under the Act of Council, No. 8, 6th Victoria, for protecting the waste lands of the Crown from encroachment, intrusion, and trespass, during the period between the 26th November and the 24th December, 1844 : For 1844. OCCUPATION LXCXXSKS. J. L. Paterson Millie and Yeoman John Erving Barnard DEPASTUBING LICENSES. T. S. Kell Margaret Kelly. TIMBER LICENSES. J. D. Aitchenson. bor 1845. OCCUPATION LICENCES. Edward Roberts Joseph Hodgson James Logan T. S. O'Halloran | Margaret Murdoch J. B. Neales H. W Harding David Davies George Yates John Erving Barnard John McKellar. DEPASTURING LICENSES. Benjamin Wickham John Ellis Reuben Richardson C. H. Bagot Frederick Koch Rose Reid. A. M. MUNDT, Colonial Secretary. Colonial SêTêtary't Oße». Dtcimhêr 2&lt;î.--Tenders will ba received at th* Audit Office until noon of Fridav, th« 3rd of January, 1845, Tor the supply of...
PRICES OF COLONIAL PRODUCE IN ADELAIDE December 26, 1844. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 27 December 1844
PRICES OF COLONIAL PRODUCE IN ADELAIDE Dêttmbtr 26, 1844. Wheal.", 2 Od to Si par bushel Floor, fia« .................... £9 per ton seconds. £7 10s per ditto Pollerd. iud per 20lb« Bran. 8 I to 9d per ba tb« I Ber cy, En^lUh. 3K 3d lo 3s 6d ditto Cap«.. . ls 9d to 2s Gd ditto Skinless. 2s 9d ditto Bread. 5d p r 4-lb loaf BUcuit. I Os to 15s per cwt Oata .,. 2s 9d to 3s per bushel Mais«. Ss to3s 3d ditto Peas, whit«.... . .............. Sd per lb bloe . 4d ditto Hay... £2 10s per ton Oaten ditto.... £2 to £2 I Os di tte BUTCHER'S MEAT. Beef-. 2¿d to 3d par lb Mutton.. 2d ditto Veal and p&lt;>rk..... 4&lt;1 to Cl ditto Lamb. 3d to 4d ditto POULTRY. Fowls ..... 2t to 2s 6d per pair Ducka.,. Ss to 4s per pair Cessa. j. 4s te 7* o*cn Turfcoy» . 7« le 1 Os «sch Wild docks. ls per pair Pigeons .................. ls 6d per pair DAISY PRODUCE. Butter, frt»h . 8d to 9d per lb Cheese..6d IO 9d per lb Milk. Sd per quart Eggs. 6d per dozen CATTLE, ETC. Bullocks £4 te £5 Ewes ...
Colonial Markets. SYDNEY MARKETS, NOVEMBER 30. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 27 December 1844
Colonial íHaríut». SYDNEY MARKETS, NOVEMBER 30 Wheat, 3s 6d per bushel ; fine flour, 9s 6d per hundred ; second ditto, 8s ditto ; No. 1 biscuit, per cwt. 17s ; No. 2 ditto, ditto, 14s ; bread, the 2 lb. loaf, 2 id ; bran, lOd to ls per bushel ; maize, ls 2d to ls 6d per bushel, retail; oats, 2s 4d to 2s 6d per bushel, retail ; barley, 2s 4d to 2s 6d per bushel ; hay, wholesale price, £2 to £3 per ton ; retail prices, from 3s to 3s 3d per cwt. ; the average price is 2s 9d per cwt ; sugar, £23 ; tea, £4 to £4 £5.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 27 December 1844
" &outf) gusttalían" GENBKAX PRO KITH IM © g§7Â©IL0§iKllMl(l!ftQ7&lt; rT*HE 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, j and henean point to work which has issued from this pim that has not, he believes, been equalled in the j colony? . The motto of this Office shall be "Cheapness, neatness, punctuality, and dispatch.' Printing Office, ? Rundle-street, Nor. ll, 1844. $ The proprietor of this journal, on investigating] various matten connected with his recent purchase, 1 Jinds that he witt he able to make some changes, I which, he thinks, witt be 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 j consonant with the principles now universally] adopted at home in the management of newspapers, and he proposes to make changes as fo...
MELBOURNE MARKETS.—DECEMBER 7. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 27 December 1844
MELBOURNE MARKETS.-DECEMBER 7. Potatoes, whole ale, ls per cwt.; retail ls Cl to ls9d; cauliflowers, ld to 2d eacit ; cabbage* ditto; new potatoes, ld per- lb. ; pea«*, 2d per: quart; beans, ld ditto; lettuce, ld each; rad . dishes, ld per bunch; rhubarb, 34 per bundie ; asparagus, 4d to 6d per bunch ; onions, ld per bunch; green gooseberries,6d per quart; oranges, 2s per dozen ; apples, ls per lb.; lemons, 2s per dozen ; cherries, ls 4d per lb. ; strawberries. IR 6d per ditto; turnips, ld per bunch ; carrots, ld per ditto , watercress, 2d per ditto ; beet root, 2d to 3d each ; flowers, 3d to 6d per bunch. Geese, 10* to 16s per couple; ttnkrys, 12s. to 18s ditto ; ducks, 4s to 5s ditto ; fowls, 3st«i 3s 61 ditto; rabbits, 3s to 4s ditto; duck egos» 8d to ls per dozen ; hen eggs, 6 I to 8d ditto. STOCK MARKET. Cattle-On Monday last, Me>srs Bear & Son disposed of by public auction, 100 h«-ad ur mixed cattle, consisting of cows and he fers, in« and with calf, yea« ling heife...
SETTLERS' WHOLESALE PRICE CURRENT. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 27 December 1844
SETTLERS' WHOLESALE PRICE CURRENT. Wheat-The market continues overstocked from Van Diemen's Land, causing a decline in price, and a difficulty in effecting sales. Flour continues without any alteration iu the prices. Maize-Large quantities have arrived during the week, the very best samples only realizing 1 s per bushel ; many inferior samples are only fetch ign 9d. English Barley.-A few lots have lately arrived which have been sold at 2s 9d per bushel ; but the brewers have declined purchasing for the pre- sent, not considering the samples sufficiently dry for storing. Cape Barley continues without any deviation. Hay still continues on the decline in price, bnt good hay will sell. The market is completely glutted with inferior samples. Bacon and Hams, of superior qualities, are sale-! able «nd in demand. ! Butter continues to decline, and the quality must . he very good to realize 7d per lh. j Cheese, of thc better kind, is in demand,and will t sell readily, hut no deviation in pri...
RATES OF EXCHANGE. THE BANK OF SOUTH AUSTRALIA [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 27 December 1844
RATES OF EXCHANGE. TUK UKI Of SOUTH AVRHALU I Draw on London at 2 par can*, premium. " Colonies at 3 per cent, ptemiuni. Párchate on London at 30 day« eight, at two per cent, iacount, and 1 per cent, additional for «very thirty days beyond. TH* BANK of AUSTRALASIA Draw en London at 2 per c- nt premium. " Colonies at 3 per cent premium. Pa'cha*e on London u I |>er cent, discount, and an additional I per cent, for every month beyond 30 dava cur- rency and 4 per cent, if drawn or payable out of London. Purchase on the colonies at par. DAYS OF DISCOUNT. Bank ef South Australia.-Tuesday and Friday. Bank of Australasia. - Monday and Thursday.