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RATES OF EXCHANGE. [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 30 July 1858
RATES OF EXCHANGE. The following are the rates of exchange at present adopted by the local Banks of this colony : The SOUTH AUSTRALIAN BANKING COMPANT, the BANK OF AUSTRALASIA, and the UNION BANK or AUSTRALIA, Adelaide Issue drafts on London at sixty days' sight at l per cent, premium. Buy bills on London at sixty days' sight at l per cent discount Issue drafts on g rSvdney A 3 Bathurst p &lt; Goulbourn o I Maitland £ (.Moreton Bay . rMelbourne - ' Geelong Portland Port Fairy "C o V _ > (.Belfast tie Í Hobart Town £¿J | Launceston ^ B (Auckland 5 I^AVellington Lyttelton ,""3 fc Buy Bills on £ fSydney ¿3 j Bathurst £ &lt; Goulbourn co Maitland £ I. Moreton Bay . rMelbourne .c Geelong S &lt; Portland S Port Fairy > (.Belfast tig f Hobart Town &lt;¿ 4 i Launceston Ja (Auckland ¿S -¡AVellington « ¡5 JLyttelton ity 38, ill«, Lt thre« days' sight, at 1 per cent, premium. ^At fifteen days' surht, at l pet cent dlsopwt. [At fifteen days' tight, at a pet...
LABOUR MARKET. [From Hunt's Labour Office.] [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 30 July 1858
LABOUR MARKET, [From Hunt's Labour Office.] Per Annum with Board and Lodging. Domestic and Dairy Servants. Female. Housekeepers, £25 to .£30 Good Cooks, .£25 to .£30 Housemaids, £20 to .£25 Laundresses, .£23 to £2G Kitchenmaids, £20 to £23 Upper Nurses, £20 to £26 Nurses, £10 to £20 Nurse Girls, £7 to £15 General Servants, £20 to £2C Dairymaids £20 to £23 Barmaids, £40 to £52 AVaitresses, £.10 to £40 Domestic and Farm Servant«. Male. Married Couples, £52 to £60 Ploughmen, (bingle) £40 to £52 General Labourers, £40 to £52 Gardeners, £52 to £60 Bullock Drivers for Farms, Men, £40 to £52 Ditto, Boys, £14 to £25 Bullock Drrters for Roads, Men, £52 to £60 Ditto, Bo) s, £25 to £30 Boys to tail Cattle, £10 to £15 Per week, with the usual Rations. Shepherds (according to dis- tance) 12s to 15s Hutkcepers, ditto, ios to I2e Bush Carpenters, 25s to 30s Fencers, 25s to 30s Cooks, 20s to 25s Grooms, 20s. to 25s Ostlers, 15s to 20s Per AAreek, with Board and Lodging-Tradesmen, Butchers, 30s to 4...
WEEKLY RETURN OF BONDED GOODS. [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 30 July 1858
WEEKLY RETURN OF BONDED GOODS. Return showing the quantities of the undermentioned goods received and elelivercd in the Bonded Stores at Port Ade- laide, during the week ended 27th July, 1358, and the quantities remaining in bond at the termination of the said week : Home ciisump tion. Deliveries. Expor- tation. Spirits, gallons, viz. Brandy Rum .. Gin and Geneva Whisky ., OfAVine Cordials Perfumed Unenumerated Wine, gallons .. Beer, porter, ale, and cider, gallons.. Tobacco, lbs. Manufactured Unmanufactured Cigars .. SmifT .. Tea, lbs. Coffee, cwt. Sugar, cwts. ,'. Refined Muscovado .. 660 2,365 6,524 2 8 497 5S5 638 317 254 660 4,875 239 200 31 0 11 32 2 14 GBO. PAQUALIN, AVareaousekeeper.
SALES OF CROWN LANDS. [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 30 July 1858
SALES OF CROWN LANDS. Notice is given that the following portions of Crown Lands will be offered for sale by public auction at the Land Office, Adelaide, on Thursday, the 12th day of August, 1858, at li o'clock. Deposit, 20 per cent. COUNTRY SECTIONS. County Adelaide-About one mile west of Stanford and liurlcy's. Hundred of Kuitpo. Acres. Sec. Acre?. Sec. 774 775 776 3420 3449 84 3450 82 3451 118 3473 75 County Light-On Spring Hill Creek, west«f Mount Rufas. Hundred of Julia Creek. , 67 122 I 69 78 ' 68 124 | County Burra-East and west of Burra Creek, south of and adjoining the Burra Special Survey, on the south boundary of the Hundred. Hundred of Kooringa so 622 87 202 h$ 39 89 151 se 196 91 203 92 200 93 96 94 l63 95 8« 9(S 41 97 136 98 132 99 31 10« 96 iel 75 102 206 103 172 Notice is given that the following portions of Crown Lands will be ottered for sale by public auction at the Land Office, Adelaide, on Thursday, the 5th day of August, 1858, at li o'clock. Deposit, 20 per cen...
GOVERNMENT GAZETTE. PROCLAMATION. [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 30 July 1858
GOVERNMENT GAZETTE. PROCLAMATION. "An Act to prevent the introduction into the Province of South Australia of convicted felons and other persons sen- tenced to transportation for offences against the laws," to come into force from and after the 18th August, 1858. [From the Government Gazette of Thursday, July 29.] NOTICES. Clerks of District Councils are Informed that upon applica- tion at the Treasury they will receive the amounts due to them for distributing electoral claims. BAROSSA EAST. Messrs. Fritz "Tollner, Herman Pilz, and August Hoffman have taken the oaths as Constables for the District of Barossa East. BAROSSA WEST. Messrs. Samuel Mason, John Butterfield, Joseph Linn, John Shouster, and Andrew Klie have taken the oaths as Constables for the District of Barossa West. LICENCES. The following licences have been granted : AUCTIONEERS. J. H. Parr, town, year ending June 19, 1859. F. J. Botting, town, year ending November 17, 185S. Ditto, Clerk's licence (John Little). Joel Mo...
THURSDAY'S LAND SALE. THURSDAY, JULY 29. [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 30 July 1858
THTJESDAY'S LAND SALE. THURSDAY, JULY- 29. The number of lots sold was l8, fetching the average price of £1 los. id. and a fraction ; 15 lots passed. County Light-South of Hawker's Creek, about three miles west of Kapunda, Hundred of Kapunda and Light. Sec Acres. Purchasers. Amount. 135 6* C.Schilling . £75 0 0 County Light-On and north of Hawker's Creek, about throe miles west of Kapunda, Hundred of Kapunda. 133 79 JohnWhite. 98 0 0 137 78 Ditto . 132 0 0 138 76 tT.Dunstan(perr.D.Prankerd) 240 0 0 County Light-On and south of Hawker's Cr^ek, about two and a half miles south-west of Ka- punda, Hundred of Kapunda. 145 83 Green & Wadham. 203 0 o 147 77 James White . 119 0 o 148 103 Ditto . 269 0 0 149 82 Ditto . HO 0 0 County Light-Sources of Ross's Creole, east and north-east of the Light Trigonometrical Sta- tion, about five miles north-west of Kapunda, Hundred of Kapunda. 84 68 John Taylor . 68 5 0 85 201 Ditto. 202 5 0 92 114 Ditto . 114 5 0 93 108 Ditto . 108 5 0 94 37 Di...
NAIRNE. MONDAY, JULY 28. [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 30 July 1858
NAIRNE. MONDAY, JULY 28. Present-Mr J r Bee (chairman), and all the members C ash on li .nd, £jj 15s 9d, and in Bank £98 7s. id Hie Chan min nported that he had received a cheque for the gnnt of £H0 from the Central Roard Board, which was handed to the Clerk, to be sent to the Bank to the credit of the Council Moved bv Mr. Thomas and seconded by Mr. Giles, that 1s. 6d. per rod be allowed to Mr Adlam, Kanmantoo, for putting up one line of fence through his paddock, provided &nbsp; that the fence be put up on or before the 31st August next, and the road opened to the public. Mr Adlam being present, consented to this agreement, and &nbsp; if not complied with he will forfeit his claim. Di Colt hurst having stated Ins willingness to attend and supplv medicines to the pool of the disti ict for the y early sum «f -fcl7 14s, being the amount set apart by the Government toi this dibtnet, the Council resolved to avail themselves of his sen ices loi that purpose, and request...
BAROSSA EAST. FRIDAY, JULY 23. [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 30 July 1858
BAROSSA EAST. FRIDAY, JULY 23. Present-All the members except Messrs. Barritt and Kausky. Messrs. Fritz, Tollner, Hermann, Pilz, and August Hoffman took the usual oath to serve as constables of the prevince for the current year. The Clerk was directed to forward their names to the Chief Secretary for publication in the Government Gazette. The Chief Secretary's letter in reference to the medical relief of destitute persons was again laid on the table. It was resolved, that the Chairman give orders as may be necessary, not to exceed the amount specified, £10 6s. A letter from the Commissioner of Public Works was read. ' Mr. Kemp Penny's account for £2 14s. for alterations of map, &c, was passed for payment.
BRIGHTON. THURSDAY, JULY 28, [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 30 July 1858
BRIGHTON. THURSDAY, JULY 28, Present-All the members. The Clerk read a report, prepared by order of the Chairman, of works executed, in progress, those still required, and proposed to be carried out, the whole of which were approved, and with further suggestions ordered to be cone on with, except calling tenders for more limestone, which was deferred on account of the weather until the next meeting of Council. A communication was received from Mr. Freebairn, of O'Halloran Hill, calling the attention of the Council to a bad piece of road near his residence. Referred to the Overseer and Mr. Wilson to inspect and report to the next meeting of Council. The Overseer reported that a spoondraîn was required near the northern entrance of Major O'Halloran 'sFarm, the late rains having undermined the road. Instructions were given to get the work done. After a careñil consideration of the resolutions about to be submitted to the meeting of Associated Chairmen, it was unanimously resolved to ad...
MOUNT BARKER. MONDAY, JULY 26. [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 30 July 1858
MOUNT BARKER. MONDAY, JULY 26. Present-Messrs May (in the chair), Shepherdson, and Wcdd r Application from Mr. Walkom, desiring the CounciMo make an approach to his premises from a cutting in the Commer- j cial-rond. Ordered to be dona "Letter received from Central Road Board acknowledging the receipt of the application from the Council, and stating that it was omitted at the last meeting of the Board, but would be considered at their next meeting, August 5. I Letter received from the Commissioner of Public Works re- lative to forms of grants in a id of private subscriptions. Memorial received from Mr Watts and six other rate Ïlavers, desiring the Council to repair the road from Mr. Ciiight's to the 1,000-acre paddock, and stating their willing- 1 nc«s to assist with bullocks and dray for four days. Tobe ' attended to shortly. Dr. Chalmers waited upon the Council concerning attending the destitute sick poor in the Districts of Mount Barker, Macclesfield, and Echunga. He stated that ...
ENCOUNTER BAY. SATURDAY, JULY 24. [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 30 July 1858
ENCOUNTER BAY. SATURDAY, JULY at. T Vr,eí!,;nt~:5,r?ssr!i" w- Nosworthy (in the chair), R. Dennis, J. Clark, and E. Robinson. Minutes of meeting of June 2Gth were read and con- firmed. Road order signed by Commissioners for new Ime of road through portion of Section No. 5, Encounter Bay. 1 he Chairman reported that a public meeting of the rate- payers, held that day, had adopted a rate of is. in the pound on the present assessment, and Messrs. H. Prosser and T. Inglis had been duly appointed Auditors. Hie following recommendation from the public meeting was adopted :-"That this district be divided into wards, and tliat tlie following persons be appointed a Committee to assist in making the neecdful arrangements:-Messrs. W. Non worthy H Prosser. H- Dennis, E. Robinson, R. Thompson, J. Gibson, and J. Bradbury." The Clerk to write and re- quest their attendance at the next meeting of Council. llmt the following recommendation from public meetings be adopted ; viz. :-In future, meetings...
MYPONGA. MONDAY, JULY 26. [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 30 July 1858
MYPONGA. MONDAY, JULY 26. At the close of the meeting of ratepayers the Council held their meeting, at vvlilch the members were present. A circular was received from the Commissioner of Public Works stating that it would not be necessary to make a de- claration before a Magistrate of works done, in applying for a grant in aid. The Chairman received £2 from A. Mills for a splitting lici'iice. A cheque was drawn in favour of Hilton & Co. for £110s. for book forms of licences. The Clerk was directed to apply to the Surveyor-General re- questing him to give instructions to the surveyor now in the district "to define the water reserve at Grant's Bridge, and also passing through it from Mount Terrible to Encounter Bay, known as the Native Track. The Clerk was directed to advertise a deviation of roadd at Lovely Valley. A depasturing licence was granted to Mr. O. Hewett.
HIGHERCOMBE. MONDAY, JULY 26. [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 30 July 1858
HIGHERCOMBE. MONDAY, JULY 26. Present-Messrs. C. Watson (Chairman), J. G. Coulls, W. Reeds, jun., and J. Goodall. The Cjerk was directed to write to Government with respect to rents of Government Reserve. The Treasurer reported the receipts as follows :-Salisbury Local Court, £5 ; Central Road Board, £17 Us. ; rates - of 185?, £32. Resolved, tliat a lease of the Government Reserve for seven months be granted to Mr. Thomas Reid. Cheques were drawn as follows:-Wages, £13 88. 6d.; Pctties, £5. Aeljourned to 3Ionday, August 9.
ANGASTON. SATURDAY, JULY 17. [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 30 July 1858
ANGASTON. SATURDAY, JULY 17. Present-Messrs. AV. Clarke (Chairman), Pepperell, and Bidgway. A letter from the Association of District Chairmen wra laid before the Council and discussed. Resolved, that the letter" stand over until the next meeting of the Council. Mr. S. H. Scnife, clerk, collector, and surveyor to the Council, resigned his situation, which was accepted. Mr. S. H. Scaife was re-engaged as Clerk, the same to be subject to a month's notice on either side. Mr. P. Warburtons tender for collecting rates was accepted. Resolved, that the Collector attend at the foil wing places, vi». : Monday, 26th July, at the Angaston Hotel ; Saturday, 31st July, at Mr. Rechner's, Light's Pass ; Monday, 2nd August, at the Schoolroom, Duck Ponds ; Saturday, 7th August, at the Penrice Hotel ; from io o'clock a.m. to 4 o'clock p.m. The Clerk was instructed to write tho Chief Secretary and say that the amount of the assessment is £io,G"8, and that a rate of is. in the pound has been passed on ...
YATALA. MONDAY, JULY 26. [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 30 July 1858
YATALA. MONDAY, JULY 26. Present-The Cliairmnn, and Messrs. Broadstock, Bowman, and Fry. Rates received £6 19s. The following letters were read and order made thereon : From Commissioner of Public Works dispensing withe the declaration required by a former circular to be made before a 3Iagistrate by District Chairmen applying for grants in aid of private subscriptions. From Commissioner of Public Works in reply to Council's application for a grant of 500 yards of stone for repairs of roail from the Stockade to Hampstead, as being principally cut up by tlie cartage of stone from the Stockada Applica- tion refused. From the District Council of Munno Tara West, in refer- ence to the appointment of a Medical Officer for the destitute Bick. Ordered to reply that Doctor Fisher, of Salisbury, is appointed by this Council From 3Ir. T. O'Brien, Auditor, requesting thr.t the audit may be deferred to Saturday, the 7th proximo, a previously made engagement rendering his attendance on the 31st i...
BURNSIDE. MONDAY, JULY 26. [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 30 July 1858
BURNSIDE. MONDAY, J ULY 26.. Present- Vii the membeis * A memorial was presented fiom numerous ratepayer at Glen Osmond asking the Countil to tike the necessirj steps to declare the road called Hindu bon s lane a district road Consideration deterred until next meeting the Clerk to obtain the written gu irantec of Mr Henderson, disclaiming compensation in the event of its being take« Reac\ a letter from Mr J une-, «mith, again calling the attention of the Council to the bad state of the road from J) nunns s cornel to the top of the lull ne-ir Pcmmont, alio, to a tree partially grubbeelup, and left dangeious topi««irs by The Clerk to rcplv tint the load compllined of slnll h ive the attentiou of the Council as «oon as the weather will admit of the necessary repiirs Mr Port, the owner of the tree complained ol, to rcmov e the « ime it once From Messrs» Ldhn &. Packh uu, calling attention to the crown of the lull by Nash s Mr Calderwood and the Surwyor to get "30 or 40 cubic yar...
ALEXANDRINA. SATURDAY, JULY 21. [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 30 July 1858
ALEXANDRINA. SATURDAY, JULY 21. Present-Messrs Bowman (Clmrman), 3fcu>hall, Hutton, and Crawford Mr Craw lord s reply mc xphnat ion of Mr Parker'h mfor m ition was considered Resolved, tint in the opinion ot the Council Mr Crawford hld complied with the t^rms of the Act m giving notice to the Chairni in, and th it the mfoini i tiou cannot lie sust lined Mr Hutton presented a memorial from nine ratepav ers re- questing the Chairman to eall a nutting of the i itepijei-. to &lt; onsider the propnetv of amalgimitmg the diMi ict w lth that of the Bremer Resolved, tint the request be complied with The meeting to be held on the 7th Vngust next Seven tenders for the cutting on todd s Hill weie riceiv ed , also one tender for the a-ssc^meiit Con-,idention de- ferred untd the result of the meeting of the 7th proximo is known Read, a communication fnm the Chief Secretary relative to Milang cemeterv lhe consideration of this also was de- ferred for the same resiHon, as also the issui...
No title [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 30 July 1858
B.IVEB TORBENS.-On Wednesday last an un- lucky wight, whilst obtaining sand near the old crossing-place, had the misfortune to see his horse and cart sink m^o the river. The animal and vehicle were released by the shovels of numerous volunteers. The recent floods have shifted the bed of the river. It therefore behoves all who have occasion to obtain .tones, ic., therefrom,! to be very cautious.
HINDMARSH. MONDAY, JUDY 26. [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 30 July 1858
HINDMARSH. MONDAY, JUDY 26. Present-Thomas Ford (acting C hairman), Peter Dungey, and W. Langman. The Poundkcéper attended with his book, which was ex- amined and signed as correct by the acting Chairman. The Clerk paid the Treasurer £17 3s., being rates collected since the last meeting. Mr. R. Wharton, the contractor for building the britlge in the Recdbeds-road attended the meeting, and signed the con- tract for erecting the sama The Clerk was instructed to inform Messrs. Garlick and Abbott that the Council wished them to superintend the erection of the bridge. Many complaints having been made to the Council by the owners of property at the Keedbed?, and of the occupiers of the sections of the damage done to their fences hy the cattle being allowed to stray about the roads in the neighbourhood, and a remedy being proposed to abate the nuisance, it I was resolved that its consideration be postponed for a future meeting. Jp Information was given to the Council that two of the pieces...
TALUNGA. MONDAY, JULY 26. [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 30 July 1858
TALUNGA. MONDAY, JULY 26. Present-Messrs. Wni. Phillis (hi the chair) ; T. Kuchal, and J. Moore. ! Letters were received from the Surveyor-General, referring to the withdrawal of Section 0205 for alteration of road, and concerning Section 1673. Deferred till next meeting. | Letter from W. B. Randell, Esq., in answer to the Clerk, ' statins that he should mise no objection to the legalising of the road leading from the mill, past the Court-House and I cliapcL, through the township of Gumeracha, nor make any , claim for compensation in respect thereof. I Timber licences for three months were issued to Messrs. ! Thomas Sockings, Samuel Miller, and G. Hawster. ! The Clerk produced the balance-sheet, and was ordered to have it audited and copies of it published. ' Tenders for cutting. &c, on the road leading to Lobethal were received from Messrs. Thomas Coombs, £14 ; William Joice, £U ; Richard Edwards. £S los. ; Masters and Xornian, £7 15s. William Williams, £' 10. accepted. Mr....