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Shipping Intelligence. SAILED. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 17 January 1845
SAILED. JAW. 14.-The schooner Lightning, 200 tons, Robert* son, for Guam. Passenger-Mr Turton. JAN. 15-The barqueBleng, 231 tons. Stewart, master, for Liverpool. Passengers-Ia the cabin, L. Gilles, Esq" Hiss Gilles, two boya and three girls ; in the ateerage, J. Harding.
EXPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 17 January 1845
EXPORTO. Cargo of the Lightning, for Guam.-192 bags floor, 7 bales bacon, 30 hams, 26 bags bran, 2 bags corks, 100 wether sheep. Banca and Thomson. Cargo of the Sleng, for Liverpool.-lt? baga of lead ore. Gilles ; 33 sacks wheat. Young ; I tin box, 9 bales wool,Hoghes ; 1 case, 1 parcel, Adamson; 69 balea wool, A. L. Elder; 1 bändle whalebone,G.Half; 2 cases, Smillie ; 7 bales wool, 1 box specimens, W. Scott ; 03 bales wool, S. Stocka ; 418 sacks wheat, 1 hhd. tallow, SO casks oil, 36 Xana lead ore, 56 ton* bark, i case South Australian wine, Younghusband ; 70 sacks wheat, B. L. Hall; 34£ tona copper ore. Kapunda Mining Company. *«* A Teasel (signalised aa a brig) was «njriríng fol tba Port at sandown yesterday evening.
Colonial Markets. COMMERCIAL REVIEW. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 17 January 1845
kolonial ¿Karltcfó. COMMERCIAL REVIEW. BUSINESS has been remarkably quiet among the wholesale bouses during the week, the shop- keepers haying good stocks on hand ; but in \ consequence of the daily arrival of wool teams, there is some activity prevailing in the retail department, the returu drays taking up the annual supplies. A reactiou may consequently be looked for with the new year. Thc prices of sugar, tea, and spirits remain as last quoted. Wool continues to realise remu- nerating ptices by the hammer; about 100 bales averaged ls. 3d. Locks and skin, 9|d.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 17 January 1845
« &ottt& gUstraUan" ! GENERAL . FRA NT ll-M-© !§YÁ©tLÜ§KilMlE!NlT. jpHE Proprietor of the above Establishment begs to announce that the letterpress printing business will be conducted as hitherto. The job priming has always given the greatest satisfaction, «ad?he can point to work which has issued from this, press that has not, he believes, boen equalled in the colony. The motto of this Office *hall be-. " Cheapness, neatness, punctuality, and dispatch." \ Printing Office, Í Bundle-street, Nor. ll, 1844.$ The proprietor öf this journal, on investigating j carious matters connected with his recent purchase, j Jtnds that he will be able to make some chatiges, which, he thinks, will be advantageous both to him- self and to the public. In the first place, the system of advertising may, in his opinion, be much improved, and made more consonant with the principles now universally adopted at home in the management of newspapers, ' and he proposes to make changes as foliotes...
MELBOURNE MARKETS.—DECEMBER 7. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 17 January 1845
MELBOURNE MARKETS.--DECEMBER 7, Large numbers of cattle have, been disposed of during the week, both by public sale« and pri- vate bargain, and the market is still glutted. Cattle-Messrs Bear& Son, on Munday last, disposed of 55 head of fat cattle, consisting of cows and bullocks, aw raging 47s per head, being about 8s per lOOlbs. The same auction, eers sold on the following day by private bargain, a large let of lean steers at 30s each. Also, . lot of fat bullocks at 50s each, together with % lot of steers of inferior quality for the melting establishment, at 22s per head. By private bar. gain Messrs Mickie and Li i i bu rn disposed of «v j (ot of 50 fat bullocks for shipment to V.D. Land, at £2 18s per head ; also another lot of 60 mt £2 2s per head. Horses-At their weekly sale on Thursday last, Messrs Bear & Son, exhibited about 16 horses, 12 of which found purchasers at the fol- lowing prices, viz., good hacks from 13 to 16 guineas ; stock horses from 8 to 12 gui...
SYDNEY PRICE CURRENT. Corrected to Dec. 20th, 1844. EXPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 17 January 1845
SYDNEY PRICE CURRENT. Cos reeled to Dec. 20th, 1844. EXPORTS. OILS, &C.- £ s. d. Sperm (firm) .£60 to 64 0 0 Black £l5fo. 17 0 0 Huies, ea eli. Gs. lo. O 9 0 Tallow, per ton (firm), £26 to.28 O 0 Mess Beef, in tierce (Col.), £2 to.. 2 5 0 Horns and Tips, per 123, 8s. 6d. to O IO 4 Soap, per ton, £20 to...23 0 0| Candles, perlb.,3d. to.«*.., ...... 0 0 3 Colonial Tobacco ts. to. 0 1 'S Walthams. 0 10 Whett3i.4d. to. 0 3 9 Flour, 1st, per ton, £9 to . ll 0 0 . 2nd, £7 to.,. 9 0 0 * 3rd, none COLONIAL REFINED SITGÀRS fine Loaves (large stock on hand) . * perlb........ 0 0 4f Tillers, none Crushed Lump, per cwt. « 1 10 0 Pieces (very fine) per cwt. .... v. . » ll? Ditto, fine, per cwt... 18/ 0 Molasses, per ton. 12 0 0 IMPORTS. TEAs-èv^ . Hyson-skin, best brande, £4 to..4 0 . Cougou, per chest, £5 to.«.«_ 7 5 O Pekoe, per half chest .,.210|) 0 Gunpowder, per catty. 3 0 0 Hyson, per catty. 1 15 0 SUGARS Manilla (firm) £24 to. 26 0 0 Mauritius, none j Siam ,. 26 0 0 Sandwich Islan...
POLICE COMMISSIONER'S COURT. WEDNESDAY, JAN. 15. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 17 January 1845
POLICE COMMISSIONER'S COURT. WEDNESDAY, JAR. 15. Ptter, alias Bob, from Lake Alexandrina, was this day chargsd with the murder, in the month of June, 1842, of George M'Gmth. Though the police have been on the look out for the prisoner, he managed to elude their search since the time of the murder, which ia now upwards of two and a hau* years. Sergeant-Major Alford, sworn-In June, 1842, in consequence of information of the murder of McGrath, by a native. I was sent to the spot where it was said it had happened ; I saw a man named Chace, I believe, on the road ; he had his eye tied up ; from him I learned where I should most likely find lae body; Mr Moorhouse and Mr Shaw accompanied me ; I saw the skeleton of a hu- man being, whom I recognised as H'Grath by his hair; he bad received a blow on one side of hishead from some large binni instrument ; the body was about one hundred yards from an encampment ; the flesh on the body was not putrid ; it had been recently toro by dogs ; I knew ...
The South Australian. ADELAIDE: FRIDAY, JANUARY 17, 1845. STATISTICS OF THE COLONY. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 17 January 1845
. Ofte gMutft auetraltan. ADÉLAÏDE: FRIDAY, JANUARY 17, 1845. STATISTICS OF THE COLONY. WB have the pleasure of submitting to our readers a body of statistical faces, extracted from the South Australian Almanack (recently published at the office of this paper), which will .doubtless be interesting to the colonists, and to ¿heir friends in England, to which place we ob * serre several ships are now on the eve of sailing. In the first part of the statistics, which refers to the population (page 53), we find the follow ing useful table : * EXTENT AND POPULATION Of THE CO DI* TI ES Or THE PEO VINCE. Conney. Adelaide. Hindmarsh ... Gawler. fight........ Stanley...... Eyre. Sturt. Basselt. Flinders. Square miles. 1159 994 1044 973 1414 1625 1332 1530 Acres. 741.760 636.160 668,160 628,040] 905.284 1,040.000] 825,480] 979.200] Souls. (No. per1 sq, nt. 14,061 1,802 212 610 226 52 95] 52 86 12.0 t.8 .2 .6 .16 .03 .07 .03 Acres per j head. The population stated tn the above, was the ^uount gi...
PRICES Of COLONIAL PRODUCE IN ADELAIDA. January 16, 1845. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 17 January 1845
PRICE! Of COLONIAL PRODUCE IN ADELAIDA, January 16, 1845. Wheat... Floor,fin« aeeonds ... Pollard. Bran. Barley, English *.» Cape... Skinless. Bread. Biicnit .........-.«.....»..». Oaia .-,. Maice..........».. Peas, white. ! hine Hay....; 'Oaten ditto.».....«?>.»*»..*.» 2t 6d to Ss pox bosh«! st8 10a to £9 par Um £7 to £7 10s per ditto la per 20lb« 9d ner bushel 3a 3d to 3s 6d ditto ls 9d to 2s Od ditto Sa Sd ditte Sd p-r 44b leaf 10a to 15a per «wt 2* 6d to Sa per boab«! 3s to 3a 3d ditto Sd per lb 4d ditto CllS*a£4l0sp«rtop^ Cl JOswfíIOs di«« .VTCHER's HEAT. Buf. 3|d to 4d per lb Mutton . 2d to 2Jd ditto Veal .» . 4d to 6d ditto Lamb.... 2 Jd te 3d ditto FoOLTKY. Fowls ,. 2s 6d to 3s per pair Ducks.. .. 3s to 4s per pair Ceese . 5s te 7s eaeh Turkeys. 7a to ]0s each Wild decks. ls 6d per pair PigsMs...... ls 3d per pair DAIRY FR.OD0CE, Battsr, freak. 8d to 9d per lb Chees*. 6d to 9d perth Milk. 4d per quart Eggs. P " per dos»* CATTLE, «TC. Bullocks £4 ta £5 Ewes 7s te 10s Cows,...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 17 January 1845
Apposite tfie ©ffirxs of u)e Sottn) Australian Company, A D KD LE -IIB EE T« BUNK1N & BRYANT, Corn Factors, and General Commission Agents TT AVE, in addition to the above stores, taken * the spacious premises belonging to the South Australian Company, in Flinders-street. By a constant communication with purcha- sers, they are at all times enabled lo effect sales to the best advantage ; and, having the means of obtaining correct information as to the state of (he markets, both here and in the other co- lonies, have no doubt of being able to execute all commissions with which they may be in- trusted, to the satisfaction of their employers. They are prepared to warehouse grain, upon which advances can be obtained, if required, orto ship for parties wishing to export their own produce ; and can furnish every information aa to the expenses and probable returns. The rates of storage, tables of which may be obtained at their stores, in Rundle-street, are so low, that every settler ...
WHOLESALE PRICES CURRENT. (Corretted up to January 11.) IMPORTED GOODS. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 17 January 1845
WHOLESALE1 PRICES CURRENT. (Corretttd up to January \\.) IMPORTED GOODS. Ale,light .... - strong » . -bottled Bacon ....... Bags, 3-bushel Blaokets . ... Blue. Candles, wax ........«.per bbd .per barrel . .......per dosen '. do. .. ..each .... ....per pair >.*.-..per !b. ....... *..« do« ? sperm ................"... do. --moulds .................. do. Canvas.per bolt Casks ...per tun Cedar, in log......per foot in boards ................ do. Cigars, Manilla, io bond ....per 1000 Coals.............perton Coffee,......per lb. ¿Copper, sheathing .............. cfo. -Naila... do. Cordage, English......percart. -Manilla. do. Corrosive Sublimate., ....per lb. Crystals of Soda...per cwt. Currants..per lb. Deals, 9 by 3 .....,.per foot -tl by 3.« do. Figs.............per tb. Ginger,Jamaica .............. do. ?i- E.r..._..'do. Glass, IO by 12....*. pei""box Glue.«.................per lb. Gunpowder, fine.............. do. -blasting.do. Glass, sheet 14 by 10 .per 103 feet 16 14 18 18 18 20 ...
GARDENERS' CALENDAR FOR JANUARY. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 17 January 1845
GARDENERS' CALENDAR FOR JANUARY. « Sow cauliflower, brocoli, Swedish turnips, cabbages, celery, and seakale. Prepare the ground for potatoes, which may j be planted towards the close of .the month. Peas of the early, frame, or Charlton, may a¡so be sown. Fruit trees may now be budded, and the lateral shoots of the peach, apricot, nectarine, almond, &c, be thinned and trimmed. Attend carefully io melons, cucumbers, &ç., &e. In dry «eather, the fine sorts may be watered in the evenings.
From S. Warren, Author of "Ten Thousand a Year," &c. Northern Circuit, York, 15th July, 1844. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 17 January 1845
From S. Warren, Author of *« Ten Thousand a Year," S¡c. Northern Circuit, York, 15th July, 1844. Gentlemen-Your tetter of the I Uh instant was for- warded to me nt this place, which-it reached only yes- terday. I feel a deep sense of the honour which 'you have conferred upon me by inviting me to be present at , so interesting and memorable a Festival as that which \ is fixed for the sixth of August next; but my arrange- 1 ments for the next six weeks, fixed long beforehand, ] render it impossible for me to enjoy the gratification : which you have so kindly proffered me. Be assured that ; my heart, however, will be a silent and invisible, bnt a \ reverential guest among yon ; for the genius of Robert ' Burns has long held absolute sway over my best feelings. ; I have for many years been convinced that his taste is 1 the purest, his feelings are the freshest, and bis percep- tions the quickest, by whom the inimitable songs and poems of Burns, your great poet, are best appreciated. As ...
Local News. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 17 January 1845
PARKHURST BOYS.-A requisition, which is lying at present at the Bank of South Australia, is in course of signature, calling a public meet- ing at Messrs Lambert and Son's rooms, on Tuesday next, for the purpose of adopting a memorial to the Home Government. We trust that the meeting may be so well attended, and so unanimous, that thero may be no mistake or misunderstanding in future as to the opinion of the colonists. Since the above was in type, the requisition has been forwarded to us, and appears with a few of the signatures in our advertising columns. THE LATE RACES.-We understand that the celebrated mare " Matilda,*' the race for the Town Plate, and the stakes depending thereon, ate likely to form the subject of a neck-and. neck, mouth and-moulh, wig-and-wig conten- tion in the forensic field. The cause of con- troversy is similar to that in the " Running Rein" case, lately tried in London, it being alleged that "the mare" is older than four years. The stewards have been served...
MR. RIDLEYS REAPING MACHINE. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 17 January 1845
\ -- = MR. RIDLEYS REAPING MACHINE. CAPT. C. H. BAGOT has addressed the fol lowing: letter to the Register, which most satis- factorily confirms the reports which we have from time lo time given of it : - To the Editors of the Register. Gentlemen-the following is a statement of the work per- formed by one of Air Ridley's locomotive thrashing machines on my farm at Koonnga : On the 26th December we entered into a field of 39J acres of wheat-a good fall crop, tolerably thick, and about four feet high. Io nine dsya it was all thrashed, the machine having been at work sixty hours. The thrashed corn was laid down in heaps in the field and winnowed there. The resnlt has been 843 bushels oLwell cleaned corn, ready for the market. The machine was drawn by six bullocks. The expenses incurred were as follows : £ s d Two men with the machine, one of them to steer, and the other to drive ; these for nine days, at 2s 6à each per day ........... 250 Use of the machine at 2s 6d per acre. 5 O 0 Cos...
RENEWAL OF EMIGRATION.—MEMORIAL TO LORD STANLEY. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 17 January 1845
RENEWAL OF EMIGRATION_MEMORIAL TO LORD STANLEY. ILAST evening, a friend put into our hands a me- morial, dated 13th August, to Lord Stanley, by the following . holders of special surveys, viz.--Sir Montagu L. Chapman, William Leigh, Edmund Rice, R. A. Slaney, George Davenport, Neill Malcolm, and Hananel DeCastro, toge! her with Lord Stanley's answer, of date 6th September. We are sorry that we have been unable to find room for these documents, but this is of the less consequence, as there is nothing new in the state- ments and arguments of the memorial, which founds the claims upon the Act of Parliament, the appro- priation of the emigration funds contrary to the terms of that act, the resolution of the select com- mittee on South Australia, and the recommendation of the Lords of the Treasury. The memorialists mention that some of them had bought land, with the view of sending out laborers from their estates, and they pray that a sum equal to the purchase money of their lands may, i...