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BALTIC. ATTACK UPON FREDERICKSHAM. Captain Yelverton to Real-Admiral Dundas. ARROGANT, off the Crops Islands, July, 22, 1855. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 28 November 1855
BALTIC ATTACK UPON FREDERICKSHAM. Captain Yelverton to Rear-Admiral Dundas. Arrogant, off the Crops Islands, July, 22, 1855. On leaving the fleet. I proceeded off the is'and of floglaud, where I was joined by_ the Cossaekvr*fagteh3nne, and Ruby, gun boat. Information having reached me that the enemy had sent 3,000 troops to Fred ericksham, and were making every possible exertion to put the place in a state of de fence, I lost no time in going there. I arrived on the afternoqp of the 20tfa, and would have attacked them that evening, but that the Ruby got on shore on examin ing the intricate channel leading to tbe town, and it was too late to take tbe ships in by the time she was off. Early the following morning I succeeded in (retting tbe ships up to the town, and at 9.40 we opened fire. After an engage ment of one hour, the enemy ceased fire, and abandoned their guns, some of which were dismounted. If I may judge by tbe number of men we saw them carrying away on stretchers, they mus...
Administrative Reform. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 28 November 1855
Administrative Reform. The agitation in England to promote administra tive reform is prospering as favourably as could be expected; considering how the interest of the coun try is centered on the war, and what a general un willingness exists needlessly to embarrass the Minis try. Mr Layard's motion on the subject came on for discussion in the House of Commons on tbe 15th of June. Of course it will not be carried. Neither he Nur his friends expect it With the Government opposed to it, and a large portion of the House deeply interested in maintaining the present system, such a motion is not iikety to be adopted. Mr Lay ard's motion was as follows: — ' That this House views with deep and increasing concern the slate of the nation, and is of opinion that the manner in which merit and efficiency have been sacrificed in the public appointmeuts to party and family influences, and to a blind adherence to routine, has given rise to great misfortunes, and threatens to bring discredit upon the...
Turkey. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 28 November 1855
rTtfrfeey/ __, _ : (Jonstantinople.— July iy. — me un expected arrival of Omer Pasha, which took' place on the evening of the, 1 7th in&t., has caused universal surprise here. Yester day he was received in audience by the Sultan, with whom he remained closeted for upwards of two hours. In the afternoon he paid his respects to the ministers of the Porte and to the Seraskier. The object of Omer Pasha's visit is as clear as noon-day. The army .under his command is unprovided with all the necessaries of war; the soldiers are in arears of pay for more than 9 months: they are in want of clothing, arms, and am munition. The Turkish army at the present moment, without a commissariat, neglected by the Government, and unprovided for by the allies, is in a condition ten times worse than that of the English troops in the month of November. Omer Pasha, early in the month of May, sent Behran Pasha (General Cannon) on a special mission to the Porte, without meeting with success in his -dem...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 28 November 1855
£ Advertisement. J — Hollowat/'s Oint ment and PiUs, a wonderful Cure of Ulcers in the Leg. — Fredrick Hiff, of Fort Fairy Melbourne, was afflicted eight years with seven ulcers in the leg, like the keys of a flute, which discharged continuously, and rendered his life of the greatest wretch edness and misery ; many remedies were tried in vain, he became worse, at last bd- had re coarse to HoiUtlray's Ointment ana Pills, and by persevering with these remedies in accordance with the printed directions for nine weeks, he was radically cured, and is now able 4o walk better than ever he was in his life. VICTORIA, by the Grace of God, Queen of tUeUnitedKinydom of tfreat Britain and Ireland, Defender of the Faith. In the administration of the last Will and Testament of John Hurford, late of Fiitdeigh in the Vasse Dis trict, in tlie Colony of Western Aus tralia, Yeoman, deceased. To Thomas Larhin mid other, the children of Bridget Hurford, late of Fisfdeigh aforesaid, rci dorv of the said, ...
Local and Domestic Intelligence. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 28 November 1855
Sorat aud Ipflmf stic JfnietttJgcutt. In consequence of several of the directors of the Geraldine Mining Company having been enga ged either as jurors or witnesses in the Civil Court on the 14th inst., the meeting called for that day has, we perceive, been postponed until the 12th proximo, when it is anticipated there will be a mil meeting of the proprietory. ? ♦ ? : ? . A correspondent, assuming the signature of 'Beyem,' has addressed us relative to the de fenceless state of Mount Eliza. He states that the want of police is much ielt by the inhabitants, and will be still more so during the fruit season. He complains that, the road is swarming with idle vagabonds, who live by plunder. He him self has been a sufferer. On one occasion bis house was forcibly entered, and twice he lias been visited by marauders, who have carried oS his linen which was bleaching in the yard. He has been annoyed by continual visitors, who come at unseasonable hours under some frivolous pretext, but, as he...
The Murchison. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 28 November 1855
The Murchison. We have received letters from this district to the 10th inst. Smelting had recommenced, and a few tons of pig lead were ready to be conveyed to the Port The contractors had, however, been incon- venienced, in consequence of many of their men ha- ving struck work. It appears they had agreed, du- ring the suspension of the work, to remain at the mines, the cost of their maintenance being deducted from their wages when operations were renewed. But when the time came they refused to work unless the cost of their rations during the idle time was allowed them. This the contractors very properly refused to permit. The malcontents have been brought before the magistrates, and severally sen- tenced to imprisonment. We perceive by an adver- tisement in to-day's issue that the contractors reqnire free men, their experience informing them that it is useless to depend upon ticket-of-leave miners. The Preston had again got ashore, and received some damage. Beyond the two men mentio...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 28 November 1855
' Sfc Jnqtfnr and QmmtrtM $tm Newspaper & General Priuting-Officc ST. GEORGE'S TERRACE, PERTH. BVERT BESCWPTIOH OP Letter-Press Printing KXKCDTBD WITH NEATNESS AKD DISPATCH, AT REASONABLE PRICES; The Proprietors being prepared to execute in ^ a workmanlike manner, 1 SHOP-LISTS I BIU-HEAD3 AUCTION AND POSTING BILLS, SALK CATALOGUES, f Safe wA ffitvfrkmtn'B Carfe Jr Both in Letter-press and Copper-Plate. - In a new and varied assortment of Type, . and in such a manner as will ensure giving satisfaction. Notice. I (COUNTRY Subscribers and Adverti I , sen are respectfully informed that all '. omd^nts due to The Inqotheu to Me 30/A 1 jif ne fcwf, *o»e now been forwarded to them i through post. As the rftajoriiy are of ma ny years* standing, the Proprietor deems it but due. to himself in requesting that ALL accounts be immediately paid. The va rious Agents, or the Collector, Mb F. Glaskin, will receive payment, and give re ceipts. The Perth, Fremantle, and Guild Jbrd accounts are ...
Shipping Intelligence. ARRIVED [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 28 November 1855
Jliuptng Jfnirftigcnqe. ARRIVED. On the 18th instant, cutter Brothers, Hanham, from Port Vasse. Cargo —41 bags potatoes, 13 kegs &nbsp; butter, and sundries. SAILED. Same day, Brigantine Robert Clive, C. Harris, for Adelaide. Passengers—B. Conry wife and 3 child- &nbsp; ren, J. Henderson, J. Cook, T. Swain, M. Rush, C. Beard, J. Morgan, and wife, S. Scott and child, T. McKenny wife and 2 children, J. Quilham and wife, J. Elliott wife and child, Mrs. Clements and 4 children W. Pollard, Mrs. Sandwell and 2 child- ren, W. White, E. F. Hurst, Sarah Mayor, Mrs. Mc. Farlane, and J. Shill. Cargo—1302 pieces or 127 &nbsp; loads timber, 77 felloes, 4 cart shafts. On the 20tii instant, cotter Zfflah, Cross, tar Bunbury and Vasse. Passengers — Mrs. Morgan, Mrs. Curtis,Master A. Curtis, Mrs. Pomeroy, Mr. and Miss. Reppingstone, Mr. H. Chapman, Miss Berk, Jos. Frances, and BmtnueL Cargo — 32 chests tea, 43 bags rica, 16 do. sugar, 30 do. Hour, 7 cases 2 hhds beer, I case ...
COLONIAL NEWS. Victoria. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 28 November 1855
COLONIAL NEWS. Victoria. Ihe continued arrivals of rice and potatoes tend to keep down the price of of flour which is quoted at £36 10s to £37. A private letter from this colony, dated 17th Sept., informs us that a vessel was to leave shortly for Western Australia, with a company of the 12th Regiment to relieve the detachment of the 99th Regiment stationed here, and which will proceed to &nbsp; England. Our correspondent states: — "The most &nbsp; startling and novel event that has taken place here &nbsp; lately was last night, or, I should say, early this morning, a shock of an earthquake, distinctly felt by many. It was accompanied by a rumbling sound, moving from north so south. I looked at my watch, &nbsp; which told ten minutes to 3 a.m. It was calm and &nbsp; clear at the time, but shortly afterwards the wind freshened, the sky became overcast, and to-day we have had also some slight showers. While I am writing, 9 p.m., there is a heavy ...
ADELAIDE MINES SHARE LIST, MONEY AND GOLD MARKET. OCTOBER 25, 1855. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 5 December 1855
ADELAIDE MIXES SHARE LIST, MONEY AXD GOLD MARKET. October 25, 1855. Share Market.— Bckhas, £135: Princess Royal £25 ; Royals, 10s to 12s. Money Market. — Money on Freehold, 10 to 12J per cent. ; do. on Burra scrip, 12 \ 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. JM). RICHARDSON, JRrn1fp_ D MELVILLE, JMroters.
Effects and Rxhaustion of Russia. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 5 December 1855
BBOiti sad Exhasctioii of &vsi&_ TUTkaaa cmetpopotot of the JUW caonr GmardmM wria* at foUon : — 'Smtij mn inter mured from St FWtanUrg lactitinni tat, (fan which But aia »» aukiag, tkraajm ibe Jragtli and breadth «f her eoonactu empire, to 611 up Ihanpt which the cwota and diatua liata opened in the nnki of beTirmj. Kcdrie tiejBi wilhoot cad t*»a fataa (taoccd, ?ad ait ehaa ofnen wLo, from age in tnaitT, or aoeal t^a, ban been bilbertt wiialjcscaMcd fro* tfc* toil* of military aanrieB.«rabriBg»iiiiat-l pcU-tseU lo tske ap krau hraalh tin Bowian itaiidinL 'Ioa capira of Boaaa u Htraondcd with fact, lac Bjoatlu of whoa csaaoo. aha din aot brent sad van* chain* aba fiadc it inpmbla to break. Her poru in blocs aded, her (tarn deatrorad, and her if naaaMnoa ika tarboc of the ocean; while that oThar encsira it dupUTed in enrj partkjci of d. tfebc, Har «Uk» ?ud, aifht aaddaj, he) opoa lha alert agiiou ? w»rj- cad acdre fix, waa u readj to dart ?bbbut aan of bar etttu which...
WHOLESALE PRICES OF FARM PRODUCE. OCTOBER 25, 1855. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 5 December 1855
WHOLESALE PRICES OF FARM PRODUCE. October 25, 1855. Bacon, Is to Is 2d perlb; Haras, Is to Is 2d do.; English do., Is 31 to Is 4d do.; colonial cheese, lOd to Is do.; English ditto, Is 8d to 2s 2d do.; fresh but ter, Is4ddo.; salt ditto, none; eggs, Is 4d per doz.; old onions, none; old hay, £2 per ton; new hay £A do., trussed; straw, £4 per ton; old potatoes, £16 to £20 do.
Markets. SOUTH AUSTRALIA MERCANTILE REPORT. Thursday evening, October 25, 1855. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 5 December 1855
Markets. SOUTH AUSTRALIA MERCANTILE REPORT. Tliursday evening, October 25, 1855. In early situations the barley harvest has com menced, and though yesterday and to-day have been verv wet and stormy, the weather latterly has been as favourable as could be desired for maturing the crops, which promise a heavy yield. The price of flour remains the same as quoted last week, but there are no special features to notice in the market. The quantity offered for sale just keeps pace with the demand, but speculation is inactive, whilst foreign supplies are expected. In bran the dnlncss observable in the Melbourne markets at this time of the year, when, according to previous seasons, prices might be expected to ad vance, has made holders the more disposed to sell, and prices are unsteady. Sales for quantity have been made at 2s. per bushel. The large importa tions of oats and gram partly, account for this unex pected decline. Auction sales in produce and merchandize have been light this week, a...
GRAIN, FLOUR, AND PROVENDER MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 5 December 1855
GRAIN, TLOUS, AND FRCVEXDER MARKET. - Flour, i£45-t whei£, !6?5d' td~ISsfi!jr£n,~23' 6d?r English Barley, 6s to 9s ; Cape ditto, 7s; oats, co lonial, 6s. MOXTEITH & MCXSHEAD. Adelaide, October 25, 1S55.
TASMANIA. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 5 December 1855
TASMANIA. Lauxcestox, Oct 17.— Flour, £36 to £40; wheat, 15s to 16s; o:its, Sfi 6d to 6s; barley, 7s to 8s; po tatoes, £16 to £17; pressed hay, £8. Hobart Towjt, Oct 16.' — Yesterday we had an addition of about 3000 bushels of Indian wheat to our stocks, by the arrival of this Adelaide Packet from Calcutta, which is advertised for sale on Thurs day the 18th. .The schooner Surf, from Valparaiso, with wheat and flour, is also hourly expected. Co lonial wheat remans at 18s^ and floor at from £43 to 45.
NEW SOUTH WALES. OCTOBER 21, 1855. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 5 December 1855
NEW SOUTH WALES. OoTOBEX'il, 185.r.. The Mtus. — Messrs. Barker and Co. The 6tock of fine flour now ru hand sit this mill consists of a verv superior article, manufactured from Tasmanian wheat and Americs!i barrel flour, both of which are selling at £45 per ton of 200l)lbs. Bran 2s per bushel.— Mr. Breillat: Wheat may be nominally quoted :it 15s to 17s per bu«ltei, but there is very iialeuf good quality to be obtained. No alteration lias yet taken place in flour. The mills quote £40 for fane, aud £37 per ton for seconds. Rations £30. Tine Hour is becoming exceedingly scarce ; Gallego and Haxall brands are held firm for 85s per barrel. Bran, 2s per bushel. — Messrs. Furlong & Kennedy: Prices are without alteration, but stocks on hand are becoming very low. .'ine flour £40, seconds £38, per ton.; wLcat, nominally 15s to 17s per bushel; bran, 2s per busheL Bread. — 9d per 2-lb. with the expectation of an advance on Monday. Biscuit. — Messrs. Wilkie & Co.'s quotations ar...
The Concirt. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 5 December 1855
8ht Conctd. Dart h (to ailH ta. tkaatoi nar, Aa4 mil kfkBuag aaiaai ??'« Tto Wat aal aagatr atn ; 1km *«U knrliai aw4t doar 1WI riitl »-aiia( fvaa ktfk. UqaockthnalMa. Bckokl a nM. cifauit. tack. F«r aWn Ito kilVHrr lUt IVn. wUaa af ito adcter awai Ttol rajai mil kk aualr Ioib. A ?»!«*» anaraM Maul. HacaHtmnbttolaUUHaton. Ua anaTkraU tm&fto&r'' Akl ato aa MO wkaiaajaitk tc«M mkk *a- Wav, a- Wodaiaa— -la etoka laai au 1 *tr IUfri»-»«kdl laaaanWhaVI Itoat 4ava« kaaBM. aal maai at tM. Wtor««ftIkwMa-raaat Ibwt aW»l af taaat art taJa* Tka/'raanraaMtaalaaV anla Iar«MAlk9t«fkaHa. Upai Aat al, a- a*a aal 4ra« Bt aak ia caka kat asa aaaw. BaekkHBtf'-^' wan laaii^i Datr la Aa warll af wo. to aia, WkairBkcnAariawtr. Aal fcfrt It, toU ia ckila^ ? Bel ao,* W Cfk*. - It Batt ftot a* CkaaaMVaiuikiJIfeltar aw,— immtfttmt loaUi I (ai A* 4mb aal ?ai«iaf w«ra II !?? ?? it i pin ifti in i. BaMatkktvjav/palL H« ran— aaa aaakaalj tiwaaa ?rait*aUUaia«rkX*k» wUAr«tad. Tkaaplaacal kae Ikfaak...
The Inquirer & Commercial News. Quid Verum arque decens, curo et rogo, et omnis in hoc sum. WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 5, 1855. [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 5 December 1855
Quid vertuik caque deceits, euro et rogo, et omnis in hoc sum. WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 5, 1855. -? 1 The association, of men for the attainment of a specific object, if not altogether peculiar to England and the Anglo-Saxon race, is managed more satisfactorily by them than by the inhabitants of any other country. We look in 'vain for similar institutions among other nations. Where, but in En gland, her Colonies, and the United States, shall we find to anyextentthe existence of such Societies, many of them wealthy and influen tial, having for their aim purposes the most various and miscellaneous. For the propa gation of, religion, for the prosecution of charity, for the improvement of secular in struction, for the advancement of political knowledge, for the protection of commerce, and for the encouragement of agriculture, Great Britain, and her offshoots in all parts of the globe, possess associations whose name is ' Legion,' besides many other in stitutions not included in the above cla...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Inquirer & Commercial News — 5 December 1855
The Government Gazette of 27th ult. notifies that tenders will be received until 21st Dec., for the supply of 500 bushels of good wheat, to be delivered at Fremantle, in quantities of not less than 100 bushels. Also, that tenders for joinery for the new Gaol will be received until the 10th December. No tenders having been sent in for shoeing po lice horses at Fremantle, Maodurah, York, Tood yay, and Bunbury, notice is given that tenders will be received until 14th Dec. Notification is made of the acceptance of the following tenders : — For Shoeing Police Horses. At Perth, George Vagg, 5s 6d per set and 3s for re moves. At Guildford, H. Look, 6s per set and 3s for removes. At Albany, J. Howson, 8s per set and 4s for removes. For the Supply of Hay for the Police Horses. At Freraimile, S. U. Stotter, 9 tons Oat Hay at £8 10s per tonof2240Bs. Bnrial of Paupers. T. Smith, for Adults £2 14s. ; Children under 10 years of age £1 16s. Transport. S. U. Stotter, Water Transport between Perth a...