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LATEST DATES. [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 28 July 1858
LATEST DATES. From. Auckland. Batavia. Bombay. Cape of Good Hope. Calcutta. Ceylon. England . Hobart Town. Hongkong. Honolulu. Launceston. Madras. Mauritius. Melbourne. Nelson. New York. Panama. Perth, AVestern Australia Portland. Rio de Janeiro. San Francisco. Singapore. Sydney. A'alparaiso. AVellhigton. By way of. Date. Melbourne June 22 Melbourne April 30 Melbourne April 3» Melbourne May 17 Melbourne May 4 Melbourne May 1C Melbourne April 24 Melbourne July 17 Melbourne April 23 Melbourne 3Iurch 27 Melbourne Julv 17 Melbourne May 8 Melbourne May 10 July 24 Melbourne Juue19 Melbourne April io Melbourne March 15 June li July 7 England Melbourne 3Iarch 20 May 22 Melbourne April 29 Melbourne July 20 Mel bourne March li Melbourne June 23
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 28 July 1858
PUBLIC NOTICES. To Country Advertisers.-Advertisments intended for insertion in the counlr.i/ edition of the Chronicle must be at our office by 2 o'clock in the afternoon of Thursday. Pout Adelaide.-AVe have onclied an Office at Port Ade- laide, adjacent to Mr. Boykett's, Divett-strect, where commu- nications and advertisements may be left. AVe beg to inform our Port readers that we have engaged a runner to deliver the papers every morning, immediately on arrival ; and should be glad, in the event of any irregularity occurring, to be informed of the same. To our Subscribers and Readers.-The South Aus- tralian Advertiser tiaA the Weekly Chronicle are published at an early hour for despatch by the country mails, and for dis- tribution, by runners in the town and suburban districts. Any omission or neglect will be rcctiiied immediately the saméis made known at the office. Agents are appointed in most of tlie principal districts of the colony, but more are re- quired, and applications a...
CORRESPONDENCE. [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 28 July 1858
CORRESPONDENCE. General Notice.-Many communications are necessarily held over to make room for the news per Admella. Cabinet.-Our correspondent, intorms us that he meant to quote cabinet-makers' wages at from 9s. to 11s. per week not 9s. to 10s. On this subject we have to-day made further enquiry. Mr. Hnnt maintains the correctness of his quotation in the " Labour Market," and has referred us to a leading cabinet-maker in this town, who is said to give his best hands regularly 13s. per day, and occasionally Ms. Profit and Loss sludl appear.
RATES OF EXCHANGE. [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 28 July 1858
RATES OF EXCHANGE. At three days' sight, at 1 per cart, premium. The following are the rates of exchange at present adopted by the local Banks of this colony : The SouTn Australian Banking Company, the Bank or Australasia, and the Union Bank of Australia, Adelaide Issue drafts on London at sixty days' sight at 1 per cent, premium. Buy bills on London at sixty days' sight at 1 per cent, discount. Issue drafts on 8 f Sydney ¡3 I Bathurst ? &lt; Goulbourn t» Maitland ¿ I. Moreton Bay m f Melbourne .g Geelong 3 &lt; Portland ¡S Port Fairy > ^Belfast O c (HobartTown >¿| j Launceston tes (Auckland S ¿j &lt; AVellington fc S ÍLyttelton Buy Bills on g /"Sydney 3 Bathurst ¡£ &lt; Goulbourn cn I Maitland ¿ I. Moreton Bay . f 3Iclbourne .g Geelong 2 &lt; Portland . £ Port Fairy > ^Belfast C51 Í Hobart Town ££ ) Launceston k5 (Auckland J5-3 &lt; AArelIington w3 [Lytteltoa J«ly 22, t8^t. ^At fifteen days1 surfit, at 1 per eent. diswint. (A...
The Advertiser. ADELAIDE: WEDNESDAY, JULY 28, 1858. [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 28 July 1858
?\)t luWferX ADELAIDE : WEDNESDAY, JULY 28, 1858. We were yesterday enabled to present our readers with exclusive intelligence of the great rush from San Francisco, and its vicinity to the new goldfields of the Northern Pacific. In our impression of to-day will be found full particulars of this important event. What may be the final result of these repeated developments of auriferous wealth it is impossible to say, but the history of California and of Victoria plainly teach us what are the primary consequences. As to ultimate effects financiers and social econo- mists are utterly at variance ; nor is the solution of the question, after all, of much practical im- portance. Whether the discovery of gold is to issue iu the permanent enrichment or impoverish- ment of mankind is an alternative that but few will care to discuss. Let the effect upon succeed- ing generations be what it may, if gold is to be had for digging, gold-digging, whatever its ten- dencies, will be an occupation that...
No title [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 28 July 1858
The Weekly Chronicle: PostEettjkxs. Agents in the suburban and country districts returning unsold papers through, the post, are requested lo pay particular attention to the mode of their transmission, as otherwise the parcels will be charged for at the Post-Office according to the letter rates. Unsold papers should be enclosed in a wrapper, open at the ends, and addressed to the sender, at the Advertiser Office, Adelaide. This enables us to know from whom they come, and it' is within the scope of the Post Office regxdations. Thus, for example, if John Smith wished to return his unsold papers, he would address them to " Mr. John Smith, Adver- tiser Office, Adelaide." In addition to the address upon the wrapper, it should be inscribed with the words-"Newspaper only, without letter." l\o other writing must be on or in the parcel.
No title [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 28 July 1858
The Entertainment to Mr. Gregory.-The announcement by a contemporary that ladies would be admitted to the entertainment to be given to Mr. Gre- gory was premature ; that is, we do not say that the fair sex will be excluded, but certainly no resolution has been arrived at by the Sub-Committee to admit them. Public-House Regulations.-We hear that in- structions are about to be issued to the police, directing them to keep a sharp look-out for the purpose of ascer- taining what publicans aro in the habit of supplying in- toxicating liquors on the Sabbath Day, without reference to the particular hours during which the existing law per- mits them to bo supplied, and that at the annual licen- sing day nu such cases wiU be re,x>rtel t? the Bench,
CENTRAL BOASD OF EDUCATION. TUESDAY, JULY 27. [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 28 July 1858
CENTRAL BOARD OF EDUCATION. Tuesday, July 27. Present-Mr. Belt (Chairman), Mr. J. C. Paisley (Private Secretary to His Excellency), Hon. S. Davenport, M.L.C., Dr. Gosse, Mr. A. Hardy, Mr. H. E. Smith (Second Inspector of Schools), and Mr. Wickes (Secretary). Miss Witt wrote announcing her intention to succeed her sister, Mrs. Wilton, in the school in Carrington- I street, having been an assistant there. Mrs. Wilton was resigning in consequence of illness. Mr. Wickes said that Miss Witt had been conducting the school during the absence of her sister, and that her school was as good as ever it was. Licence to be granted. macclesfield. Mr. Augustus Winter wrote a long communication in reply to the charge by Mr. Dermody of ill-f reatment of a boy "at his school. The master, it was said, had expelled the boy in consequence of his irreverent conduct during prayers, which Mr. Dermody considered an interference with the boy's religious education. Mr. Winter wrote in exculpation of himself t...
SUPREME COURT—IN EQUITY. Tuesday, July 27. [Before the full Court.] [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 28 July 1858
SUPREME COURT-IN EQUITY. Tuesday, July 27. [Before the full Court.] Thoume and Another v. Robin and Another. For the plaintiffs, Mr. Bakewell and Mr. Fenn ; for the defendant, the Attorney-General, Mr. Gwynne, and Mr. Fisher. This case was opened on Friday last and was resumed to-day. It occupied the whole day without coming to a close, and is adjourned till Friday next, when it is ex- pected the whole caso will be before the Court, and be closed. We think it will be more agreeable to our readers to have the whole case in one paper, and we shall therefore prepare a suceint report of the evidence and arguments of counsel. For the present we may briefly state that the suit now pending has relation to the ownership of Kent Town estate, and is instituted by a gentleman from England, who claims two-thirds of the value of the property from the present trustees of Challes Robin, who bought the section from Colonel Torrens some few years back. The facts of the case as at present disclosed a...
THE WATERWORKS. [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 28 July 1858
THE WATERWORKS. In consequence of reports having been circu- lated to the effect that the new Waterworks had received serious damage in consequence of the late stormy weather, we have felt it to be our duty to make special enquiries on the subject, and the result will appear in the following com- munications : " TO THE EDITOR OF THE ADVERTISER. " Sir - I am desired by the Board of Commissioners of Water Supply and Drainage for the City of Adelaide to forward to you, for publication in your journal, the enclosed report by the Engineer to the Commission on the present state of the river weir. "The Commissioners have been led to this step in consequence of certain rumours, which have been more or less widely circulated, calling in question the general effectiveness of the weir, and in some cases going so far as to aver even its total destruction. " I may further state that the Commissioners, with the view of removing all doubts as to the efficiency of the work, are now engaged in thoro...
VICTORIA. [From our own Correspondent.] Melbourne, July 24, 1858. [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 28 July 1858
VICTORIA. [From our own Correspondent.] Melbourne, July 24,1858. One of the principal events that have transpired since my last was the departure for England of the Mayor of this city, who is the bearer of an address to Her Majesty, congratulating her on the marriage of the Princess Royal. When His Worship returns he expects to do so as Sir John Thomas Smith ; and his brother corporators, in publicly taking leave of him, paid him as much homage as though a peerage had been actually conferred on him. First of all His Worship was presented with an address, suitably em- blazoned on vellum, and signed by the Protestant Bishop, the Judges, the leaders of the Bar, several members of the Administration, the Aldermen and Councillors, and many of the principal merchants of the city. Then came an adress from the Magistracy ; and then there washanded to the Victorian Whittington a draft for £600, the recipient of which was requested to'expend it in the purchase of a service of plate, to be pre...
IMPORTANT GOLD DISCOVERIES. THE GOLD DISCOVERIES AT VANCOUVER'S ISLAND. [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 28 July 1858
IMPORTANT GOLD DISCOVERIES. THE GOLD DISCOVERIES AT VANCOUVER'S ISLAND. We lose no time in extracting the fullest particulars in relation to the discovery of gold in the British Poa« sessions in North America, a telegraphic announce ment of which appeared exclusively in the Advertiser of yesterday. It will be seen that the new diggings were causing the greatest excitement in the Californian and other American districts, from which thousands Were flocking in every direction. The intelligence ii from California, via Sydney, up to the 20th April last, and fully confirmed by further accounts which arrived at Queenscliffe, Melbourne, direct from California by the Mary Robinson, on Friday evening last, with dates up to 22nd ol'May. These later details, however, have not come to hand ; of course when they do, we shall lose no time in giving them publicity. Tho fact of ' the discovery is authenticated beyond all doubt, and the richness of the yield is stated to b3 such as will rival Califor...
IMPOUNDING NOTICES. [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 28 July 1858
IMPOUNDING NOTICES. Impounded at the Public Pound, Section 7029, Hundred o Talunga-One cbesnut horse branded like A'R conjoined or n off shoulder, stai in forehead, white streak on nose, shod fore feet ; one bay filly, white star in forehead, white near hind foot, branded on off shoulder something like AV ; one white nobby steer, with red about the nock, branded MT off rump, appears to have like numbers on off ribs ; one roan steer, JH off rump both ears marked ; one brindle cow, like CF or GF off rump, one red cow, little white on rump and under belly, like CF or GF off rump ; one red cow, white lace white on rump and under bolly, like CF or GF off rump : two calves, with tins in nose both ears marked, like CF or G F off rump ; one white and red spotted cow, both ears marked, like writing M off shoulder, like CF or GF off nunn, with straw- berry calf at side no brand visible: one white and red cow, near ear marked, branded on both rumps with like writing M off shoulder ; one heifer...
VICTORIA. [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 28 July 1858
A'ICTORIA. Our files of the Argus, Herald, and Age, are to the ] 24th instant. We extract the following paragraphs of commercial news : Export entries were passed on the 23rd at the Customs for 7,662 ounces of gold, the whole being for shipment in the Agincourt, for London, with the exception of seven onnees for Hong Kong. The Atalanta cleared out for Hong Kong with 13,962 ounces of gold on board in the hands of returning Chinese passengers. The escorts from the undermentioned gold-fields arrived at the Gold Office on the 23rd instant, and brought the following returns. They show a total of 45,227 ounces against 53,217 ounces for the corresponding week of 1857. ?The Argus, dating on the evening of tho 23rd, writes as follows : There is no absolute improvement to report in trade, although a better feeling has been evinced in the import market, and with more inquiries than have of late been made for (O)ds. The country business has shown a steady move mei t, particularly in spirits, wi...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 28 July 1858
A _Auctions._ BSTRACT OF SALES BY AUCTION AT THB CITY AUCTION MART, by E. SOLOMON & CO. «This Day (Wednesday), July 28, at the City Mart, at 11 o'clock 30 boxes Tinplatee 12 Allover Hogskin Saddles 2 Sets of Gig Harness, plated and brass-mounted 2 casks Falling Axes 1 White-metal Spirit Fountain, 4-motion 1 Double-pillar Mahogany ditto 2 American Stoves, No. 7, Oaks 1 do. No. 7, Peerless 1 do. No. 7, Homestead 1 Tailor's Heater, larg« 1 do. small ALSO, 28S-1 case, containing 20 doz. Coloured Twine 17 do. Bleached do. assorted 6 do. Dutch do. 284-1 case, containing 18 doz. Dutch Twine, assorted 6 do. Fine do. 10 do. Laid Cord ß do. Large do. AND 2 casks Arnold's Penny Inks. Friday, July 30, at the City Mart, at 11 o'clock 2 hhds. Farinel's Brandy 1 do. Vinegrowers* do. 75 cases Geneva (kev brand) red cases 40 do. Booth's Old Tom 39 do. Swain Boord's do. 10 do. Farinel's Palo Brandy 50 do. Stewart's Islav Whiskey 3 qr.-casks Booth's Old Tom 40 casks each. 8 doz. Byasa's Pale A...
CALIFORNIA. [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 28 July 1858
CALIFORNIA. The rush to the new gold-fields on Vancouver's Island is the almost exclusive theme of the San Fran- cisco papers. Wo extract the following market and trade intelligence : The report of trade and commercial matters generally, must necessarily render subsequent reports for a time, at least, comparatively trite and valueless. During the past two weeks, but little has occurred of a nature to warrant extended remark. Trade to all appearance is but languid, and yet the condition of the country at large, iu view ol the heavy rains which have fallen, cannot but be in a highly prosperous con- dition for this particular reason, and this of course must ulti- mately result in active mercantile matters, and a general re- suscitation of business. Since '55 we have not been favoured with such a promulgation of the rain storms as has been observed during the present year. The various departments of labour all over the state are in full and healthful exercise. Few of our jobbing houses ...
SHIPPING NEWS. WIND IN THE GULF YESTERDAY. 8 a.m., W.; 4 p.m., S.W.; weather fine. HIGH WATER ON THE BAR THIS DAY. 7.30 a.m. [?] p.m. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 28 July 1858
SHIPPING NEWS. WIND IN THE GULF YESTERDAY. 8 a.m., W. ; 4 p.m., S.W. ; weather fine. HIGH WATER ON THE BAR THIS DAY 7.30 a.m. 8 p.m. &nbsp; ARRIVALS. Tuesday, July 27 - The screw-steamer Admella, 335 tons, H. McEwen, master, from Melbourne July 24th. Brown and Isbister, Town; Scott, Port, agents. Passengers - Mr. John Waterhouse, Mrs. Waterhouse, Miss Waterhouse, Captain John Ellis, Masters Ellis (2), Messrs. Platts, Hankey, Rapell, Christian, Long, John Wyatt, and Isbister, in the saloon ; and Messrs. Wm. Vercoe, Wm. Pilkington, John Bowden, Inker- &nbsp; horne, and two children, Mrs. Ellen White, John Lee, C. White, J. Locock, Wm. West, Wm. White, J. Johnson, Mallard, John Curtly, Wm. Bryant, Mrs. White, A. Ireland, J. Reredon, Reins, wife and child, Mrs. Reredon, Mary Raines, M. Raines, Mallan and wife. Stern, wife, and 3 children, Schenter, and Frazer, in the second cabin. Same day - The screw-steamer Havilah, 234 tons, Daniel McFie, master, from Melbourne July 2...
WEEKLY MARKET REPORT. Adelaide, Thursday evening, July 22, 1858. [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 28 July 1858
WEEKLY MARKET REPORT. Adelaide, Thursday evening, July 22, 1858. The market for colonial produce generally has been cluU throughout the last ten days. In flour best country brands have been offered at £17, and town at £18, during the last three days ; but transactions have been very limited. Wheat lias fluctuated a good deal, but after being down to 7s. 3=. at the mills in town, it has been again more in demand foi* export, and parcels have changed hands at 7s. 9d. and 8s., delivered at the Port. Bran has been sold at Is. 8d. In grain for horse-feed we quote no transactions. The vessels loading at the Melbourne berth last week are still here, and some difiiculty is experienced in inducing shippers to send flour forward even at low rates of freight. There is still the same inactivity in general business ; and the only quotations since last »Saturday at auction were a3 follows, viz. : by Messrs. Wickstead & Co., to day, 150 tons English house coals, at £2 12s. 6d. per ton, del...
POLICE COURT—ADELAIDE. Tuesday, July 27. [Before Mr. S. Beddome, J.P., Mr. H. Mildred, J.P., and the Mayor of Norwood and Kensington.] [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 28 July 1858
POLICE COURT-ADELAIDE. Tuesday, July 27. [Before Mr. S. Beddome, J.P., Mr. H. Mildred, J.P., and the Mayor of Norwood and Kensington. Drunk and Disorderly.-There were two cases under this head ; one defendant was fined 5s., and the other discharged with a caution. Breaches of the Impounding Act.-Reuben Flavell was charged, on the information of Samuel Mason, the Inspector of Nuisances for the Corporation of Kensington and Norwood, with unlawfully suffering seven cows be- longing to him to stray about in the streets or public places within the limits of the said town of Kensington and Norwood. Mr. Moulden, solicitor, and Town Clerk of Norwood and Kensington, appeared for the Corpora- tion. Samuel Mason having been sworn, said that on the 9 th July there were seven head of cattle grazing on the Beulah Road, Norwood. There was a boy named John Page with them. Witness spoke to the boy, and asked him whom they belonged to; he told him they were Mr. &nbsp; Flavell's. George Page, ...