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Markets. GRAIN AND FLOUR MARKET. NEW SOUTH WALES. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 28 November 1855
gjftarhits. GBAIN AND FLOUR MARKET. NEW SOUTH WALES. The latest market reports are those of the 1st Seat, from which we extract the following: — The Mills. — Messrs. Barker & Co.: The recent imoortations of breadstuff's and further «Tiinm»nts looked for have operated to cause a reduction of 10/. per ton in the mill price of flour since last report Fine flour is now quoted at 30L. and second quality at ill per ton of 2,000 lbs. Chilian and Valparaiso wheat has been sold during the week at 9s 6d to 10s per bushel. Bran, 3s per busheL Mr. Breillat: — Owing to the large importa tions of both wheat and flour -lately received, a considerable decline in price has taken place Wheat has been purchased in large quantities at about 10s per bushel, and flour is now reduced at the mills to 30L per ton for fine, and 28Z. for seconds. Bran continues at about 3s per bushel. Messrs. Forlong and Kennedy, — There is no colonial wheat in the market, but the large im portations of foreign have b...
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. MERCANTILE REPORT. Thursday evening. September 20, 1855. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 28 November 1855
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. MERCANTILE EEPORT. Thursday evenina. September 20, 1855. The. elections have for the most part occupied the place of general busiuess this week, and for the last two days more especially the town has worn the ap pearance of a general holiday. The Burra Burra s arrival on Tuesday, with news from. Melbourne to the 15th and Sydney to the 12th instant, shows a firm tone in the flour markets there, and an advance in price. From this intelligence, coupled with the scarcity of flour here, most holders now want £45 per ton for fine, and whilst the trade is so barely supplied, it is difficult to say if a further advance will not be estab lished beyond this figure. Prime Irish oats have been sold at 5s 6d per busheL We have no change to report in barley or bran. Wheat cannot be quoted with accuracy, the quantity reaching town being in sufficient to establish a quotation upon. A cargo of Mauritius sugar has arrived by the Swallow, which is to be snbmittcd to public auction on ...
ADELAIDE MINES SHARE LIST, MONEY AND GOLD MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 28 November 1855
ADELAIDE MINES SHARE LIST, MONEY AND GOLD MARKET. Share Market — Bcrbas, £120: Princess Royals £25 ; Royals, 10s to 12s. Money Market. — Money on Freehold, 10 to 12 \ per cent ; do. on Burra scrip, 12 J- per cent ; do. on discounts, leasehold, small loans, and other security, 20 per cent Gold Market — Gold, 'Victoria, £3 17s 6d Echunga, £3 15s 6d. JNO. RICAARDSON, } n . D. MELVILLE, \ Brokers.
TO THE EDITOR OF THE INQUIRER AND COMMERCIAL NEWS" [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 28 November 1855
7 43amnmnn.Xmwa.n ~ r Inqidrier9wl&^mmBmb»m^m^Sts^^§aRftiom. ^Getit^go^iA^j^^y^yv , j TMfiro ^fltaW^SSJISE'lnnst, I think, fop^s k^t^wred -±araqt«r. hBvejO*S. ^jt~ ten je&MRjfy 'oparfy who ;wj&h£s na^obd to Ihe ookny, oc,' wha£r,iB man ^nibaUe,' &-f 0E*~»iew iaQj^Sxe*ius 'u ifu. letlnigs ca'SppH^euHrtjifas the ?fandy-H of Jhe.polonists generally. Fortunately, however, for those whose lot is permanently cast ihJ this~ 3eEgHtiiil and productive country, the fears of yonr' correspondent are not reciprocated by them, and -so flight must have been the excite ment or fear cattsefl by the vaunted boasts of the Macros, that few paid the least attention to them, and I, for one, although living within seven miles of Auckland, and visiting that city constantly, do f not remember to have eren heard that the na tives had 'assembled, and demanded £5000 from the Government for land purchased by them,' or 'threatened they would set the place on fire,' and perform all...
Correspondence. TO THE EDITOR OF "The INQUIRER AND COMMERCIAL NEWS." [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 28 November 1855
tiomtyoiulcnce. ff£§~ As a general rule, we wish it to be understood dial ice do not identify ourselves with the'epuiio* or expressions of our correspondents. To the Editor of *? The Ikqciber asd COMTHFRnTAr. JS'EWB.' ? ' SIR, — As it is reported that Governor Ken nedy and the Colonial Secretary are about very shortly to pay -a visit to the Southern districts, I must, by yonr kind permission, endeavour to induce those gentlemen not to make their inspect ion of the Vasse bo cursory a .one as is usually accorded to it. It suffers from tile, misfortune, of being so dis- ' '~~ tantthatfche depredatory f-emarks of mterestedptr- ' sons are easily credited, and there is no person who, by a connexion with' the papers or otherwise,^ in ihe way of Bringing it more favomsbly into notice. Consequently visitors are led to 'beliew that the district contains nothing worthy of being seen, and they therefore think their inspection performed by nding down from Sanbniy: mta day* and back the next — a ...
TASMANIA. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 28 November 1855
TASMANIA. Hobakt Tows, Sept 14. — The grain market has taken a considerable decline, owing to the recent im portations from South America, and a further decline is confidentlv looked for. In addition to the Fingal and Lalla Rookh, other vessels are expected with breadstutfs and the conse quence is that the trade is exceedingly dull, and that purchasers bny only for necessary consumption. Wheat may be quoted at 10s., and flonr at t*43. A smal! parcel of excellent sample was oftered yester day at 14s., but declined, the miller having a suffi cient stock on hand. Potatoes have also declined, and may now be pur chased at £14 per ton, the Slirnosa having brought a large quantity from Sorell and its neighbourhood. This vessel has likewise brought a considerable quan tity of wheat for this market. So far, then, as bread stvffs are concerned, there is every prospect of a reasonable price, which is yet the more probable from the genial rain, which has fallen to -improve the crops.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 28 November 1855
m COMMISSARIAT. I COMMISSARIAT CONTRACTS FOB |: *r- --AMCAL SBgPLBES ? .„- , SEALED TENDERS in duplicate, mar ked * Tenders' (for the article or ser vice to which it refers), will be received .until noon onMoNi-Ar,,tihelOtiiday of De ; cember next, at the undermentioned stations, for the following services, and supplies re quired for service of each, viz. : — Fresh Meat, Potatoes, j Perth and Fre or other vegetables, and - mantle. Fuel Wood. } Floor, Fresh Meat,'! Albany Bice, Sugar, Tea, Pep- } Ouildford per, Salt, Soap, Hops, I York Potatoes, or other vege- jToodyay *, tables, Fuel Wood, Lamp ( Bunbury Oil, and Cotton Wick. J Port Gregory. Proposals may be made to supply either t a portion or all the articles required at a station. WHEAT. — Deliverable at any of the above-named stations into the Commissariat Stores, or at any mill in the neighbourhood, as may be arranged. GRINDIj^G. — Such quantities of wheat as-may be required, subject to any special arrangement that may be made ...
Prices Current. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 28 November 1855
prices Current. £ s A Flour, fine Adelaide, per bag ? 4 4 0 Do. do. seconds ? 4 0 0 Tea, per chest ot 50 catties ? 5 16 0 Ditto, per chest of 25 catties ? 2 18 0 Coffee, per lb ? 0 0 6 Sugar, Cossipore, per lb ? 0 0 7 Brown, per lb. 3Ad to ? 0 0 4 Hope, Indian, perewt ? 2 2 6 Ditto coir ? 1 15 0 Rice, Ja^j. per lb ? 0 0 2 Ditto Pstns, ? 0 0 2J Ginger, (preserved) per box ? 1 10 0 Bottled fruits, per dozen ? 6 18 0 Sances ditto ? 0 12 0 Vinejrar, per gallon ? 0 2 6 Pickles (assorted) per dozen quarts ? 0 18 0 Ditto, per dozen pints ? 0 12 0 Salad oil, pints ? 14 0 Ditto, half-pints ? 0 16 0 Mustards, 1-lbs, per dozen ? 10 0 Currants, per lb ? 0 14 Refined sugar, (British) per lb ? 0 0 6 Candles (tjperm, Belmont, &c) per lb... 0 2 O Salt, English (fine) per lb ? 0 0 3 Ditto (coarse) ? 0 0 1 Tobacco (in bond) per lb ? 0 18 Cigars, real Manilla, per thousand. ? 5 0 0 Ditto inferior ? 3 0 0 Soap (London) per lb ? 0 0 0 Brandy (in bond) per gallon ? 0 16 6 Rum (West India) per gal...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 28 November 1855
Land Sales. At Perth, 5th Dec. 1855— Perth Building Lots V 72, 84, 89, and 90. ; Fremantle Building Lots Nos. 196 and 311 ; Avon Locations Nos. 159 and 160. At Albany, 11th Dec.— Konjonup Location Nos. 20,' 21. At Perth, 12th Dec Swan Location No. 191. At Bunbury — W ellington Locations Kos. 135, 136, 137, and 138. At Perth 5th December. Perth Building Lot V 77. Upset price JE1 5 Avon Location No. 161, — Containing 30 acres more or less, bounded on the West by a N,N. W.jine 20 chains iu length, and on the South by an E. N. E. line 15 chains in length, from a gum tree marked -? , and situate about SO chains N.N.E. from the N.E cor ner of E. B. Lennard's Avon Location 97, on the North and Bast by lines parallel and equal in length to the South and West boundaries, all b earings mag netic. Upset price £1 per acre. Avon Location No. 162. — Containing 30 acres more or less, bounded on the north by an E.N.E. line 15 chains in length from the N.E. corner of E.B. Leo nard's Avon Location 9S...
New South Wales Tariff. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 28 November 1855
gjcuf f mrift »&5 gatff . £ s. d. Tea, perlb. ... ... O © H Cotfee, chocolate, and cocoa ... 0 O Of Sugar, raw, per cwt. ... 0 2 6 Ditto refined, ditto ... 0 3 4 Molasses, ditto ... ... 0 18 Dried fruits, per lb. ... 0 0 0| jjeer, in wood, per gallon ... 0 0 1 Ditto, in bottle, ditto ... 0 0 2 Wine, not more than 25 per cent alcohol ? ... 0 10 Brandv anS gin, Sykes* proof, do. 0 9 0 Whiskey and Bom, ditto ... O 6 0 Liqucre, Cordials, and Brandied Fruits, do. ... »? 0 9 0 Perfumed Spirits, ditto ... O 6 O Colonial, ditto ... ... 0 5 8 Tobacco, manufactured, perlb.... 0 1 O Ditto, unmanufactured, perlb.... 0 0 8 , Cigars and Snuff... ... O 2 O Drawback on Befined Sugar, 3s 4d per cwt.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 28 November 1855
The Inquirer and Commercial News is published every Wednesday, and forwarded by each mail to p/eir'parfc of, the Province. It is also sent to Vjr coda, Van Diemeu's Land, 2-yiw, Sp^h^WaleB., J?ot Zealand, Singapore, CJri|&jjBriteh Kcfo nlaatitius. the Cape of Good Hope, Great Britain &&, &c, by every possible opportunity. Tehms of . Sobscrxpxion — The subscription to The Inquirer and Commercial News is 5s. per quarter, or £Y per annnm. Single numbers 6d each. Persons desirous of subscribing during the cur rency of a quarter, will only be charged from the date of their commencing. The quarters terminate on the 31st of March, 30th June, 30th September, and 31st December, At which period only can : Subscribers decline, by giving notice in writing, and paying the amount due to the end of the quarter then current. Subscribers who do not give written, notice to the contrary, are considered as wishing to continue, their subscriptions, Mr. F. Glasldn has been...
SCHEDULE No. 2 GOODS FREE OF DUEZ. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 28 November 1855
SCHEDULE So. 1 GOODS FBFE OF DVT7. Animals (living) Bread and biscuit Bags ami sacks Bales for wool Books, (printed) not being account Itortk'S (glass and stone) imported full Bran Bullion and coin Baggage (personal) of immigrants Coals, coke, and other fuel Corn and other grain Flour and mea! Implements and machinery (agricultural Keats, (salted and cured, and preserved) except baoon and hams Machinery for mills (including mill stones) Slaps and charts Oatmeal Pumps, and other apparatus for nosing water Pictures, prints, and statuary Plants, seeds, and bulbs Provisions or stores, (military dr naval) required for Her Majesty's service Pulse Itice Slaves and hoops for casks Specimens of natural history* . Uniform and appointments, (naval, muirary, and avuj in'port-jd by officers stationed in this colony, for their Goods specially exempted by the Governor, with the ad rice of tlie Executive Council.
Western Australian Tariff. SCHEDULE No l TABLE OF DUTIES. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 28 November 1855
ft&esfrrn J^usiraliait SfarM. SCHEDULE No l TABM5 OF DCfTT-S. Brer, Porter, Oder end Perry, bottled, 3d per gallon Do do do do in wood, 3d per galionj Cigars and pnnfi*. per lb., 2s 6d Coffee, ner cwt.. 4s Spirits, cordials, or strong waters, not being perfumed or medicinal spirits, to l-e used as medicine or perfumery only, for each and every imperial proof gallon, 10s Susar, (rciined or candy)'per evrk, 3s Sugar (moist) and molasses, per cwt., 2s Tea, per lb., 2d Tobacco, (manufactured) Is per lb Do. (unmanufactured) 6d per lb Do. (boiled down, in bond, for use as eheep wash) Id perlb Wine, (bottled) per gallon, 2S Do (in wood) per gallon, 18 6d On all coods. wares or merchandize, not otherwise charged wirifa specific duty, 6 per cent^ according to invoice value. '
REPULSE AT RAUMO. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 28 November 1855
REPULSE AT RAUMO. Naugejt, July 24th. — Information being given to the Driver that several merchant vessels were lying in the small harbour of Raurno a port on the coast of Finland, 20 or 60 miles from Gamia Karlby, the scene of the Vulture and Odin's boats' misfortune, the boats of the Driver were accordingly manned, armed, and sent into the harbour, hoisting *a flag of truce to demand that those vessels, should be given up, threatening that if this demand was refused, summary measures should be taken to punish the au thorities in the shape of burning and destroy ing the town, and otherwise ill-treating the peaceful inhabitants of Rautno. The chief magistrate of tbe place informed the British officer that, for tbe sake of humani ty, he trusted he would not proceed to ex tremities; that of course the vessels were at bis command, ail be bad to do to take peace ful possession. The boate accordingly palled towards the vessels. Previous to boarding, to take them in tow, it was thought a...
Victoria Tariff. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 28 November 1855
Victoria ^artjf Bateofdntf Ale, porter, spruce, and other beer, cider s. d and perry, the gallon ? 0 6 Cigars, the lb....... ? 3 0 Coffee and chicory, the lb... ? 0 1 Spirits, or strong waters of any strength not exceeding die straight of proof by Sikes's hydrometer, and so in proportion for any greater or less strength than the strength of proof the gallon ? Spirits, cordials, liqueurs, or strong -waters, sweetened or mixed with any article, so that the degree of strength, cannot be as certained by Sikes's hydrometer, the gallon^. ? 10 O Spiritspertomed, the gallon ? 10 0 Sugar, raw and refined, and sugar candy, the cwt_ ? 6 6 Tea, the lb ? .0 0 Tobacco or snuff, the lb ? 2 0 Wine, the gallon. ? —. 2 O All other goods, wares, and merchandise free
South Australian Tariff. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 28 November 1855
§ jmtft ^ustnatian §&rijj . All imported goods, with the following exceptions, are ad - mittcd at a dutv of 5 per cent, ad valorem :— Beer Porter, Ale, Oider, and Perry .. 4d per gallon BridLs, Fire and Bath ? 5sperl,ooo Coffee.- -? -- : ? 6s perewt Com. Meal, and Floor, viz: Wheat, Barley, Oats, Maize and ?M3net.Peas, Beans, and Pulse .. 6dperqnarter «j*it ? 3s per quarter Soar Meal. Bran, and Pollard .. 2d per 100 lbs. Fruit (dried), of an sorte ? ^mS* ^SheetandHoop .. .. - ''ff^j^ Vita-viand Tar ? Is per barrel Provisions and Preserved Meats .. fsperewt TXp^:— .. .. .. .- wl per barrel S^riteW Strong Waters of an sorts .. 9s per gallon sW-Bcto^and Candy .. .. 4s per cwt ^Muscovado ? 2s per cwt ?j^a ? 2d perlb. Tobacco— Mannftctnred ? Is perlb. ? Unmanufactured ?- ?? «? *o per m. Cigars and Cheroots ? 2s6dper. lb Snuff ? , ?? - is perlb. Sulphured and tarred, for Sheep wash ? ldperlb. Wine ? „ ?- - _?- ifpergauon Wood— Posts and Baflp, Handspikes, and Poles ? !S6dpe Paling...
EUROPEAN INTELLIGENCE to July 20. Details of the Siege of Sebastopol. THE ATTACK ON MALAKOFF. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 28 November 1855
EUROPEAN INTELLIGENCE to July 20. The Observer of 8tii and i6th July, and European Times of July 20th having been kindly placed at our disposal, we are en abled to present our readers with a detail of events at Sebastopol, from the memorable lSth of June to the period embraced by the summary of the Home JVews, 4th Aug. Details of the Siege of Sebastopol. THE ATTACK ON MALAKOFF. June, 20. — The plan of attack originally proposed was that the allies were to open a cannonade for three hours on the Malakoff and Eedan after dawn on the morning of the 18th; that the French were to assault the Malakoff, and that when they had gained possession of it we were to attack ihe Kedan. As the latter work is commanded by the former, it would not be possible to carry or to hold it till the Malakoff was taken. The manner of our attack was as follows: — The senior brigades of the Light -*-ivUioa, Se*oi^i ?!-? visiou. Third Divi«-n,-Eard~iro3ntli Division were to fornisii each one column of 1,750 men, ...
EUROPEAN NEWS, SIX DAYS LATER. France. Paris, Thursday, Aug. 2, 6 p.m. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 28 November 1855
EUROPEAN NEWS, SIX DAYS 1ATSR. The South Australian Register of the 2-th Oct., has been kindly forwarded to as, which contains European News* to 10th August brought by the Ariel from Batavia. The following are the principal items: — ' France. f_From the Times correspondent.] Paris, Thursday, Aug. 2, 6 p.m. The fact I' announced yesterday of the departnre of General Letang for Vienna is confirmed. He leaves Paris this evening. The reason I assigned for this jonrncy is also continued; it is in conse quence of a communication received from the Empe ror of Austria addressed to the Emperor of the French, and following close on the letter which was addressed by the Empress Dowager of Russia to the Archduchess Sophia. It is, of course, difficult to ascertain the contents of a private communication addressed by one Emperor to another, but there are certain indications which lead one to suppose that they refer to propositions contained in the letter to the' Archduchess. It is believed that t...
The Inquirer & Commercial News. WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 28, 1855. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 28 November 1855
Quidvertanatqueclecens, curoetrogo, et omnisinhoc sum WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 28, 1855. The recent news from England cannot be considered satisfactory as regards the rees tablishment of steam communication with the Australian Colonies. There does not appear much prospect of the immediate re currence of regular postal intercourse by means of steam vessels between the mother country and ourselves, or even any of our neighbours. This cannot be said to arise from any un willingness on the part of the Home Go vernment to comply with the requests of the Australian settlements, for they have continually expressed their opinion that these requests are founded in reason, and their desire to meet the views of the requi sitiomsts. The failure of all attempts to restore to us the advantages resulting from steam postal communication must, we fear, be attributable to the Colonists themselves. They have it is true been all unanimous that steam postal communication was necessary to their welfare, but t...