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POETRY. AN EMIGRANT'S GLANCE HOMEWARD. [Newspaper Article] — Adelaide Morning Chronicle — 19 August 1852
POETRY. AN EMIGRANT'S GLANCE HOMEWARD. Far, far from those whose tender watchings bred me; Far from the hedge-row haunts that please J my youth ; Far from the friends whose gentle teachings led me lu the blest «rays of innocence and truth ; IS'eu from my own peculiar Non hera Star, From every childish memory, I am far ! Perchance no more may meet my foreign ear The chastened kindness of a brother's tone; A mother's voice no more may call me dear. In the fond language only mothers own ; And she, whose name is upver named by rae, The loved, the unforgotten-where is she? Yet I am happy in my distant home ; A sunny sky smiles ever over me ; And let what will from God's good pleasure cojie. My friend, my husband, I have always thee, And gaily round our laughing treasure plays In all the winning grace of childhood's ways. I never can be lonely. Where I go With these, is home ; but yearnings fond and bland , . For those departed days, where all things glow With a bright glory, from that fa...
PROGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES [Newspaper Article] — Adelaide Morning Chronicle — 19 August 1852
PROGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES Mr Editor,-The rapid progress. of the United Slates of North America, in population, shipping and conùnerce, leaving them only second to Great Britain, must be "interesting to the growing colonies out here ; should this lead lo a separation, let us hope that itjwill be accomplished in a good and friendly spirit« so as to leave nothing but thea remembrance of mutual benefit B and advantages behind it. Never again let us behold a struggle of Britons against Britons or their descendants; the prosperity of tríese colonies is the direct and only real interest of our glorious* old Father Land. No one doubts that at some time .or other a separation will take place, and the in- dependence of the colonies be safely and securely established. It would not bejdifficult to show that it is equally the direct interest of both Countries : Population of Ute 19 Original States. 1800. 1820. 1650. New York .. ....340,120 1,372,612 3,098,618 Pennsylvania .. 6(42,365 , 1,049...
VESSELS IN HARBOUR. [Newspaper Article] — Adelaide Morning Chronicle — 19 August 1852
VESSELS IN HARBOUR. Anna Dixon, brig, 189 tons. Kirby, from Melbourne 18th July. j Apollo, cutter, 44 tons, Wise, from Hobart Town, June '25. Anne, brig, 200 tons. Hamblin, from Melbourne, July 9. Augustus, barque, laid up for repaiis. ! Bandicoot, schoouer, 7 J tons. Frazer, from Port fort Fairy, Pori Lincoln, and Tanby Bay. Barbara Gordon, barque, 337 tous, Lilley, for Melbourne. Chatham, barque, 4!>7 tons. Copeland, fro n Dept- ford and Plvmouth. March 18. Circadian, brig, 318 tons, J. Ridley, from Swa sea. City of London, barque, 347 tons, Fine, from Bahia March 13th. j Canduhar, ship, 90) tong, John Goss, from Mel- 1 bourne, July 1". Daphne, schooner, £5 tons, S.iiitb, from Circular Head July 17. Edward, 6hip, T. M. de Winter, from Strauses, 16th March. tpaminondas, thip, 1171 lons, H. H. Kerr, from Liverpool. Ferdinand, brig, 153 ¡ons, Groot, from Wham poa. Flash, brig, ¡89 tons, Sayers, from Melbourne. Glen Huntley, barque, 503 tons, Putt, from Lon- don, 10th February. Glo...
THE OPEN COLUMN. "Audi alterara partent." COMMUNICATION WITH MOUNT BARK RR. [Newspaper Article] — Adelaide Morning Chronicle — 19 August 1852
-T-? THE OPEN COLUMN. " A udi alterara partent." COMMUNICATION WITH MOUNT BARK RR. ¡ STR,-Seeing that you hare published, or 1 suggested, at various times many advantageous propositions regarding our little country, allow me to contribute my mite. The country beyond the Mount-Lofty ranges it. is indisputable is the most extensively pro- ducing district of South Australia, an l the roads are the most difficult. The " Tiens"carry ' the Eastern road n:gh 2000 feet a jove the sea l?V2i, with a farther descent of 6 or 700 feet, leaving an elevation of the immediate undulat- ing country of 13 to 1500 feet. This makes a hill road, by often difficult passes, of at least 2500 feet in not many miles ; besides the sub '? siiiiary rises and descents which altogether render coturaunicotion with Adelaide, at all i times expensive and tedious, often uncertain. ; Now I think there is a remedy to be found for this, which would be bohprofitalla to ihe Colo;.y and.remunerative to individual speculator...
SANITARY CONDITION OF THE PORT. [Newspaper Article] — Adelaide Morning Chronicle — 19 August 1852
SANITARY CONDITION OF THE PORT. WH aro surprised that the spirited inhabi- tants of Port Adelaide permit their streets to remain in a condition so terribly filthy as they are at present. The town has been dammed up to prevent the irruption of the sea, and there is consequently no drainage, and there are no scavengers to carry away the filth.. The result is, that the streets are a series of cess-pools, which it is almost impossible to pass. The immediate disa- greeable consequences are by no means the worst. There is an epidemic fever at the Fort every year, which is gradually becom- ing more and more fatal. A warning hint this, which wise men will not neglect. The means of remedying the mischief are very obvious and easy. It would be the simplest thing in the world to have drains with I sluices, by which the tide could be admitted at pleasure to wash away all impurities. A little expense would make the Port as clean ard healthy a town as any in the world. The practical difficulty li...
TO CORRESPONDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Adelaide Morning Chronicle — 19 August 1852
TO CORRESPONDENTS. ALPHA.-Wa do not usually attend to anonymous correspondents, even so far as to read their contribu- tions. Favour us with your name and wa shall be glad to hear from you. A STAUNCH SUPPORTES.-Yon have not been misinformed, bot you hara no «anse of alarm. This paper is .' not (toing to abandon the good old cause of National Religion" as you fear ; but whenever cir« cu instances arise to call for such a course, it will be found consistent with its former self! In that case, however, it Would not remain under* the present editorial management.
ADELAIDE LOCAL COURT. LIMITED JUBISWCTION (CRIMINAL). Tuesday, August 10th. [Before H. R. Wigley, Esq.] [Newspaper Article] — Adelaide Morning Chronicle — 19 August 1852
ADELAIDE LOCAL COURT. LIMITED JUBISWCTION (CRIMINAL). Tuesday, August \Oth. [Before li. R. V\ iglej, Esq.] Th. mas Dav, appeared to th« charge of breach of ajrreefljei.t with homos William Rogers, agent for William Rogers, of Tusmore. Mr Tnoruton ap- peared for the complainant, and Ur Walker for the defeuce. The defendant had been engaged as shepherd on Yorke's Peninsula, and entered upon his duties on the 28th of February last, t»ut appears to have no. ' gloated his business, lost sheep to the amount of 126 ' in Utile more tb an a month, and at length, about | the middlejof May, deserted his employment. He ¡ complained that bu was made ill by drinking water ¡ ont of a bucket which bad b«ea used for dipping j arsenic ; and i' WAS admitted that prior to his illness he had shown no disinclination to work. I His Worship said it mus: be known that shep- | herds under agreement could not bo allowed to leave when they please, and condemned the defen- \ dant to forfeit his w ige , and to e...
ROYS'S SHARE LIST. 2, ExcHUMH COLONNADE, August 18, 1852. [Newspaper Article] — Adelaide Morning Chronicle — 19 August 1852
ROYS'S SHARE LIST. 2, ExcHUMH COLONNADE, August 18, 1852. Bureas £132 to £133, casb, *'com dividend." Gold, i 3 9s 9J, cash. Sovereigns, 9d each premium. Melbourne Notes 9d ditto. Money, 10 to 12J per cent, on freehold sections of land at £51 per section. Ditto, 15 per cent, on other freeholds, or on Borra Shares Ditto, 20 per cent, on Assay Certificates. Apply lo I J. F. ROSS, ! Broker. i
ADELAIDE MARKETS. GRAIM AND FLOUR MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Adelaide Morning Chronicle — 19 August 1852
ADELAIDE MARKETS. CRAIK 4>D ftOVn UÀMKMTJ Wheat, 7s to 7s 3d ti : Flour, fine. £22 lOs^er toa «e^nds,h£lQ perioo ~ ~^ B*«n, 6d perSlb loaf "T ~ Barley, English, 4s Sd to 5s per bushel. " Cape, 4s 3d to 4s 6d Oats, 6s to 7s Bran, la 4d. J?ollard, Is^d ._ . . _ Hay, £3 to £3 10s per ton CHAS J, BAW. New Corn Exchange, August 14, 1852. 6«nieU-«treet. Bacon, Is ld per lb Beef, 4.1 to 4 jd per lb Bread, 6Jd per 21b loaf Batter. I g 4d to ls 6d per lb Cheese, Colonial, ls Od to Is 2d per lb \ English, ls 2d tv ls 4d per lb Dutch, 3s each Ducks, 6s. to 6s Gd per pair Wild, 6s to 7s do Eggs, ls 6J to ls 9d per dos. Fowls, 4s to 5s per pair Geese, 6s to 8s each Hams, Colonial, ls 2d to Is 6d per lb Milk, ld per quart M ut ton, 2d to 3d per lb Fork, fresh, 6d to "il per lb l'igeor.6, ls to ls 6d per pair Wild, 2« to 2s Gd ditto Turkeys, Lens, 7s to 9s each ci oks, 10s to 12s each Teal and Widgeons, 3s per pair Veal, 3d to 6d per lb ' TEG ET ABLES. Beans, French, non* Broad, none Cabbages, ...
SHARE LIST. King William-street, August 18, 1852. [Newspaper Article] — Adelaide Morning Chronicle — 19 August 1852
SHARE LIST. King William-street, August 18, 1852. Hurras, last sales, £132, with dividend. M one v on Freehaid, 10 pei* cent. Ditto on Burra scrip, and smal loans, 15 per cent. Ditto on discounts, leasehold, and other securitr 15 to 20 per cent. Gold, 69s 6d to 70s cash, buyers. JNO. RICHARDSON f " , D. MELVILLE Ç Brokers.
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Adelaide Morning Chronicle — 19 August 1852
BIRTHS. At Woodside, near Adelaide, on Thursday, the 12th instant, the lady of John Hart, Esq., M.L.C., of a daughter. At Glenelg, on the 14th instant, the lady of George C. Hawker, Esq., of a son. Monday, August 16, on East-terrace, Mrs Francis S. Dutton, of a daughter. On Saturday, the 14th instant, at Pewsey Vale, &nbsp; Barossa, the wife of Joseph Gilbert, Esq., of a daughter.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Adelaide Morning Chronicle — 19 August 1852
WANTED, an active OFFICE BOY A pply at the office of thia paper. LAW AND AGENCY NOTICE. WORTHINGTON G. SNETHEN, CONTINUES to practice Uv» in the United Statea Supreme Court sitting in Wash- ington ; to prosecute Claims and settle Accounts against, and to procure Letters Patent for In- ventions from the Government-of the United States ; to collect Bills of Exchange, Debts, Dividends on Stocks, Legacies and Inheritan- ces in any part of the United States and in the adjacent British Possessions ; to make Invest- j mente of Funds tn the United Stales and State Stocks, and on Bond and Mortgage of Real Estate, and to negocíate the purchase and sale of Foreign Loans and Patent-rights, and Public and Private Lands, iu any State of the ' Union ; and to attend to any Law or Agency business confided to his care. Reliable in- formation given in reply to enquiries of per- sons desitous of em igrating to the Uuited States. Communications in any of the langua- ges of Europe, addressed to W. G-. Su...
GOVERNMENT GAZETTE. Thursday, August 12. [Newspaper Article] — Adelaide Morning Chronicle — 19 August 1852
GOVERNMENT GAZETTE. Thursday, August 12. Acts or Co ns CIL COKVTBXBD AXB ALIAS-WED .BT MEE MAJEBTT.- Na I, Adelaide and Port Railway, appointment of Undertakers. No. 2, City Commissioners. No 3, Judges' Salaries. No. 5, Incorporation of Trinity House. No 7, Ordinance for Recovery of Small Debts and Trial and Pun Uh - . ment of Minor Offences. LAND SAXES will henceforth be held in the Local Court House, adjoining the Post Office. A rporsTMKSTK.-Convict Establishment - John Collina and Bernard Madden, to be Overseers ; Wm. Bolus, Abraham Norris, and Roderick McDonald, to be guards. Auditor-General's Office-Messrs J. S. Haming, and J. Horsfall, accountant Clerks. Colonial Treasury - Robert f age, to be fourth clerk. Post Office-J. May, stamper and sorter, mice Slater, resigned. Adelaide Goal-Wm. Christ- mas, guard, vice Collins. ItimaBAXio* xxD EnJGEAtiftir.-The following arrived and departed in the fortnight ending 7th of August : - Inwards. ' Male adults. 582 female ditto .. . 180 -C...
EDITORIAL OPINIONS. THE GOLD LICENSES OF NEW SOUTH WALHS. [Newspaper Article] — Adelaide Morning Chronicle — 19 August 1852
EDITORIAL OPINIONS. TUB GOLD LICENSES OF NEW SOUTH WALHS. Discreet politician» in Australia are dis-] m ay ed at the effects of Sir Charles Fitz Hoy's measures to control the wanderers of the gold-diggings,-Sir Charles being followed by Mr Latrobe io Victoria ; and they foresee possible consequences yet worse. Our readers know the singularly rich na- ture of the Australian beds, and the Cali- fornian fever that seized the community in general, especially the labouring popula- tion; and they know that, being called upon to devise some means of controlling that people, animated and guided most chiefly by the instinct of rapacity, the Go- vernor could hit upon no better device than to license them. This was offering Go- vernment sanction in addition to thc previous temptation-to suggest the aban- donment of a really fruitful labour, and to stamp it with authority. In Australia, es- pecially for such an object, a fcc of thirty shillings was not likely to be a bar against that sort of un...
The morning Chronicle. Adelaide: Thursday, August 19, 1852. "This is true liberty, when free-born men, Having to advise the public, may speak fres."-Euripides. [Newspaper Article] — Adelaide Morning Chronicle — 19 August 1852
Jtaîtiag (Êljraiiirle. Adelaide : Thursday, August 19, 1852. " This is true liberty, when free-born men, Having to advise the public, may speak fres." -Euripides. A DECIMAL COINAGE. THOSE of our readers who have had the good fortune to be introduced by Charles Dickens to the magniloquent Mr Micawber, will recollect that that suffering bat san guine gentleman never allowed his spirits to break down under failure ox disappoint- ment. However gloomy his circumstances, he invariably turned a hopeful eye to the future. Whatever the pressure of present distress his gaiety never forsook him; he ¡ went on his way cheerily, in the confident expectation that " something would turn up." Our friends who have anticipated with Ugh hope the establishment of a local Mint in Adelaide, and whose spirits are pro- portionately depressed by the present failure and apparently interminable ;post ponement 4*f their expectations, rr ay learn a' lesson from Mr Mica vf ber. Let them not, despair. The realisat...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Adelaide Morning Chronicle — 19 August 1852
ROYAL VICTORIA THEATRE. THIS DAY, AT 2." GRAND MORNING PER f FORM ANCE. v Under \he patronage of MR ALFORD, LADY, ^ND FAMILY. THE Ladies and Gentlemen cf Adelaide, are respectfully informed that a Grand Kntertainmrnt will t&ke place at tho Hoy al Victoria Theatre, on TUUR.SDAY, at 2 o'clock, beinj* the fust Practical Amiremeut for Ladies and the younger branches of fami- lies. The performances will commence «iib the play of SCHTNDERHANNES, THE ROBBER OF THE RHINE. Sir Guyman Guffin ta Yorkshire Youth in quest of Romantic a&lt;¡ventures and of Real Robbers.TROY KNIG UT. The Interlude will consist of a variety of Amusements., commencing with Russell's song« The Maniac, in character .Troy Knight. Sailor's Hornpipe .MrXewswi. Solo on the Fiutina.Troy Knight. Favourite Song.Miss LaRuche. Darlin.' Ould Stick.......MrNewson. Stingy Man, Nigger Melody.-. .. Troy Knight. ( The whole td conclude with THE W A T E R M A N. TOM TUG (the Waterman), with the songs of ' Did you ever...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Adelaide Morning Chronicle — 19 August 1852
- TO SOUTH AUSTRALIANS AND T / OTHERS. F. S. Q RAY, SHIP AND COMMISSION AGENl\ 68, Flinders-street Wharf, Melbourne, IS PREPARED to receive Merchandize and Produce of all deftcñptíoná~|br Sale, and the proceeds can be remitted ia Gold or otherwise. Passages procured in the Firßt Ve-ti» to any of the neighbouring Colonies, or England. Gold bought andükewúe tresant*** to alt parts of the world. ?* \ - ? Melbourne, July 1852. Reference-A. Murray, Esq. " MARTIN LUTHER," FOR LIVERPOOL. THIS magnificent and fast sailing ship, 1341 tons per register, is noir at the Light- ship, and «Ulsan next week. Intending passengen will have facilities afforded for going on boird to examine the accommodations, Pin» of which can be seen at the office of the Consigne*; and Captain Kenney will attend daily at the office of the undersigned to sign bills of lading for Gold, fcc, Sec For freight of gold and light goods, or passage, apply to W. YOUNGHUSBAND, JUN. & CO. Aeenta, FOR LONDON VIA MELBOURNE...
POLIGE COURT. Monday, August 15. [Before H. R. Wigley, Esq] [Newspaper Article] — Adelaide Morning Chronicle — 19 August 1852
POLIGE COURT. A.onday, August 15. [Before H- R. Wigley, ESQ ] John Hyshams was fined 5s for drunkenness. Tnomas Harper appeared on the remanded charge of perjury. 1 I Mr Ingleby attended for the prosecution and Mr j Smith and Mr Thornton for the defence. Margaret Walsh, servant to Mr Evershed, depo- sed that the détendant told her two months ago that his wages were 10 or 12¿ per week, she was not sure which. George Gregory and Charles Elliott, apprentices to Mr Evershed, stated that they were present when Harper was discharged,' and heard him claim something under £2, they did not precisely remem- ber what, as the Iwlanee of wages d>ie to him. Ever- shed directed hi* wife to pay him 10s on account. James Avery, lately in Mr. Evershed's employ, stated that Harper told him he waa to have 10*. per week ; should think that sufficient, aa he was not a regular butcher, and witness, who understood the trade thoroughly, had only 15s. per week. Un- derstood Harper's wages were paid every ...
LOCAL AFFAIRS. [Newspaper Article] — Adelaide Morning Chronicle — 19 August 1852
LOCAL AFFAIRS. GOVERNMENT LAND SALE.-The Land Sal» took place on Saturday last at th«} Police Court, where, in future, the Sales will be held. The attendance was by no means large, but, as trill be perceived, sonie favorite agricultural sections excited considerable competition. Lots 6,623 and 6,824 were withdrawn. Every lot put up was SGld. The following are the par- ticulars:' COÜKTET SECTIONS. County of Adelaide-North of Mnrdocli's Hill, Trigonometrical Station, Hundred of Onkaparinga. Plan 102. Sec. Acres. Purchasers. Amounts. £ s. 5274 69 Sooth Australian Co... 69 5 5275 65 George Moller . 140 5 5277 60 Titos. Smallacombe .. 172 0 5 78 59 George Moller. 85 0 62 Duncan McCallom .. 95 5 5281 577 William Bartley. 580 0 County of Adelaide - Near Mount Torrens, Trigonometrical Station, Hundred of Onkaparinga. Plau 102. 5314 123 W. Preiss. 188 0 5294 3&lt;>6 Ales. Lorimer. 425 0 Co-.mty of Start-Near Murdoch's Hill, Trigonometrical Station, Hundred of Kanmantoo. Plan 102; ...