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MARKETS. ADELAIDE, MAY 8. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Register — 9 May 1840
MARKETS. ADELAIDE, MAY 8. Fine flour pr ton £60 Eggs per dozen - - 4s Seconds per ton - £50 Sugar per ton £30 to £45 Oats per bushel 12s Soap per lb - 6d. to 8d. Bran per ditto - 5s Tea per chest - £11 Rice per lb - - - 3d Rum per gallon 10s }in Potatoes per ton - £25 Brandy per do 14s}bond &nbsp; Ditto per lb - - 4d Hollands per do 6s} Hay compd per ton £13 Port per doz 35s to 48s Beef per lb 8½d to 10d Sherry per doz 30s to 48s Mutton per lb 8½d to 10d Porter per cask £10 10s Veal and pork per lb 1s Colonial do £6 Fresh butter per lb 3s 6d Ale per cask - £8 10s Salt do 2s to 2s 6d Candles per lb - 1s Pork per barrel - £9 Ham per lb - 1s 8d Cheese per lb - 3s Four pound loaf 1s 8d &nbsp; SYDNEY, MARCH 27. Fine flour per ton £40 Beef per lb - - 4d Seconds do £30 to £35 Mutton per do - 4d Wheat per bushel - 15s Butter fresh per lb 3s Bran per do - 1s 6d Cheese per do 1s to 1s 4d Maize per do 9s to 10s Cattle each £6 to £8 10s Bread 2lb loaf - 8s Sheep each - 14s to 18...
PORT ADELAIDE SHIPPING. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Register — 9 May 1840
PORT ADELAIDE SHIPPING. ARRIVED. May 2. —The cutter Mary, 50 tons, from Port- land Bay, with a cargo of flour, potatoes, and &nbsp; other Portland Bay produce. Yesterday.— The barque Lady Emma, 135 tons, Thomas Buckland commander, from Launceston, with a cargo of sundries. SAILED. May 4.—The schooner Abeona, 95 tons, Capt. Hamilton, for Port Lincoln and Hobart Town, with a cargo of sundries. 6.—The schooner Perseverance, 45 tons, Capt. Cowell, for Port Phillip, in ballast. 7.—The cutter Mary Ann, 20 tons, for Kanga- roo Island. Yesterday morning.—Out of Holdfast Bay — the barque Courier, 300 tons, Captain Dixon, for Sydney, with part of her original cargo from Cape Town. Passengers Messrs Townsend and Thur- &nbsp; den. Passengers from this place—Messrs Stein, Campbell, Sturt, Kinchley, and Captain Fin- nis, and a number of servants.
WEEKLY REPORT OF VESSELS IN THE HARBOUR. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Register — 9 May 1840
WEEKLY REPORT OF VESSELS IN THE HARBOUR. DAVID, (brig), 204 tons, master—dis- &nbsp; charging cargo from New Zealand. Chas. Beck & Co, agents. HERO, (barque), 160 tons, Hughes, master— discharging cargo fiom Singapore. J.Morphett agent. LADY EMMA, (barque), 135 tons, Buckland master— just arrived from Launceton. John Walker, agent. MARY, (cutter), 56 tons —discharging cargo from &nbsp; Portland Bay. MORLEY, (ship), 578 tons, Evans, master— discharging cargo from London. J. G. Nash, agent. SOVEREIGN, (barque), 243 tons, Chand, mas- &nbsp; ter —discharging cargo from Launceston. J, Walker, agent. TRUELOVE. (schooner), 135 tons, Colton, mas- ter—disclaiming cargo from New Zealand. Bentham & Co., agents. WARRIOR, (ship) 478 tons, Beckett, master— &nbsp; discharging cargo from London. Chas. Beck & Co., agents. The Lady Emma arrived off the Bar about mid- day, and came over at flood tide in the evening. In our last we stated by mista...
ABSTRACT of SALES by AUCTION. DURING THE ENSUING WEEK. THIS DAY. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Register — 9 May 1840
ABSTRACT of SALES by AUCTION. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; DURING THE ENSUING WEEK. THIS DAY. N. Hailes, at his room, Hindley-street, at twelve —china, glass &c. BENTHAM & Co., at their rooms, Hindley-st., at six in the evening—sundries. MONDAY. BENTHAM & CO., at their rooms, Hindley-street &nbsp; —ironmongery, &c. BENTHAM & CO., at their rooms, King William- &nbsp; street—cats, potatoes, flour, &c. &nbsp; BENTHAM & CO., at their rooms, King William- street—horses, carts, &c. TUESDAY. N. HAILES, at his room, Hindley-street, at twelve — garden seeds, &c. &nbsp; V. & E. SOLOMON, at Hallett and Duff's stores, Grenfell-street, at twelve—household furniture. SMITH & VALLANCE—at Mr Crispe's yard, Franklin street—horses and sheep. W. H. NEALE, at his room, Franklin-street, at twelve—sundries. WEDNESDAY. V. & E. SOLOMON, at the auction mart, Curries...
TO CORRESPONDENTS, [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Register — 9 May 1840
TO CORRESPONDENTS, We should be sorry to commence a newspaper war on the subject "A Private" treats of at so much length, even had his letter smelt less of gunpowder than it did. He may take our word for it, that it is safer to laugh at than to resent such squibs. We cannot discover the object, or understand the allusion in "Friar &nbsp; Tuck's" letter. "S.N.N." is received. &nbsp; &nbsp;
THURSDAY'S GAZETTE. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Register — 9 May 1840
THURSDAY'S GAZETTE. Mr. Robert Grant is appointed assistant signal-man by his Excellency the Governor. &nbsp; LAND OFFICE NOTICE.—One hundred and twenty-one sections in District E, near En- counter Bay, will be open for selection under &nbsp; preliminary land orders, on Friday, the 15th, and for general selection and leader on Mon- day, the 18th May next. Persons having clay, earth, or rubbish of any &nbsp; kind which they are desirous of placing on the Park Land, are informed that until further &nbsp; notice the place appointed for its reception is on the low land between the bridge over the Torrens and acre 12, in North-terrace. &nbsp; Nothing else now in the Gazette.
VARIETIES. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Register — 9 May 1840
VARIETIES. INSTINCT-The following is Lord Brougham's definition:—"It acts without teaching, either from others, that is, instruction, or from the animal itself, that is, experience. That is ge- nerally given as the definition or description of &nbsp; &nbsp; instinct. But we have added another peculiarity &nbsp; which seems also a necessary part of the des- &nbsp; &nbsp; cription—it acts without knowledge or conse- &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; quences—it acts blindly—and accomplishes a &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; purpose of which the animal is ignorant." &nbsp; :mi us— The most insignificant people are &nbsp; the most apt to [?] at others. They are safe &nbsp; &nbsp; from reprisals, and have no hope of rising in their &nbsp; &nbsp; own esteem but by lowering their neighbours. &nbsp; &nbsp; The severest critics are always those who hav...
AGRICULTURE.—WHEAT SOWING. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Register — 9 May 1840
AGRICULTURE.—WHEAT SOWING. IN a late number we published an interesting letter from Mr. Cunningham, late Colonist Botanist of New South Wales, to the Editor of the Sydney Monitor, containing the results of his observation and experience on the impor- tant subject of Wheat Growing. Our respected contemporary the Monitor, in a subsequent &nbsp; &nbsp; paper, presented his readers with the following judicious remarks on Mr Cunningham's letter, which remarks, accordin to our mind, being fully as variable as the original communication, we have great pleasure in transplanting into our columns, with an earnest recommenda- tion to their perusal by all persons engaged in agricultural pursuits:— Mr Cunningham very judiciously founds his theory, on circumstances within his own know- &nbsp; ledge. If his account of South American wheat &nbsp; husbandry be true, that is, if it be substantively &nbsp; correct (for writers often put down what they believe to...
RESIDENT MAGISTRATES COURT. To the Editors of the South Australian Register. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Register — 9 May 1840
RESIDENT MAGISTRATES COURT. To the Editors of the South Australian Register. I am, &c., OBSERVER. GENTLEMEN—The state of the Resident Ma- &nbsp; gistrate's Court (the criminal side) requires the notice of the authorities, and a sharp look-out on the part of press. I am led to believe that no proper record of the cases brought before the Ma- gistrate, and no correct entry of the sentences &nbsp; imposed, on the fines received, has been made for some months past. These are as essential to &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; the forming a right estimate of the working of &nbsp; the Court itself as to the obtaining an accurate &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; view of the moral statistics of the colony; and, &nbsp; though I impute no blame to the Resident Magis- trate, whose zealous discharge of his duties are &nbsp; &nbsp; above all praise, still the matter is of too great &nbsp; moment t...
To the Editors of the South Australian Register. Adelaide, April 12, 1840. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Register — 9 May 1840
To the Editors of the South Australian Register. Adelaide, April 2, 1840. AN ENGLISHMAN. GENTLEMEN—An apparent act of injustice having come to my knowledge, I think it only proper to lay the case before you. I refer to the case of Lubash at the German Village of Hhan- dorf, who has had his licence taken from him &nbsp; a short time ago. Every one who has visited &nbsp; &nbsp; that district knows the necessity and has felt the benefit, of having a house of accommodation &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; for travellers there, Godfried Lubash is a &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; German, an honest industrious man, and has &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; lately been induced from the representions of respectable persons, who were obliged to frequent &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; his house, to mak...
CHINA. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Register — 9 May 1840
CHINA. IN our last we gave a short account of the state of affairs in China, at the date of the latest intelligence received from that quarter. To-day we present our readers with two rather amusing productions of the Commissioner, &nbsp; which have been published in the Canton papers. The first is an edict declaring the English authored, and containing the an- &nbsp; nouncement that nothing can every reinstate them in the favor of the Celestial Empire. The second—a letter from the Commissioner, &nbsp; &c to Her Majesty Queen Victoria—is a curi- osity, and will well repay a perusal, as showing &nbsp; &nbsp; among other things the ridiculous self-conceit &nbsp; of the Chinese nation:— Edict declaring the English Outlawed.—Whereas &nbsp; on the 19th year of Taoukwang, 11th moon and &nbsp; &nbsp; 19th day (13th January) we received an Imperial &nbsp; &nbsp; Edict to the following effect:— &am...
NOTICES OF THE ISLAND OF LOMBOCK. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Register — 9 May 1840
NOTICES OF THE ISLAND OF LOMBOCK. THE island is called Lombock by Europeans, from a small village on the north-esst coast. By the Bali chiefs in their correspondence, it is called Soli Paron; but, by the natives themselves, in their daily conversation, it is called Sasak, and &nbsp; the people are called the men of Sasuk. About eighty years ago it was conquered by the Balinese, who have since held it in possession. Hence the population is divided into two classes—the Ba- linese and the Sasaks. The former number about 8000, and are the rulers; while the latter number about 170,000 and each man pays two dollars a year to the Balinese rajahs. The Balinese are &nbsp; Boodhists and speak the lnaguage of Bali. The Sasaks are Mahommedans, and have a language of their own. Both languages, however, are often spoken by both people; and on the coasts, and by the chiefs, Malay is somewhat used. The length of the island from north to south is about sixty miles, and its breadth is...
ADELAIDE PRICES CURRENT. (Carefully corrected up to the 7th May.) [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Register — 9 May 1840
ADELAIDE PRICES CURRENT. (Carefully corrected up to the 7th May.) VEgETABLES.—Sweet melons 9d to 2s each; water melons 1s to 3s each; cabbages 1s 6d per dozen; onions 1s 6d per lb.; carrots and turnips 3d. per bunch. Live Stock.—Good milking cows £10 to £15 per head; working bullocks £20 per pair ; horses 50l to 100l each; breeding ewes 35s to 42s per head; fat whethers 30s to 34s per head. ADELAIDE:—Printed and Published by the Pro- &nbsp; &nbsp; prietors, Robert Thomas and Co., at the Printing Office, Hindley-street, where orders &nbsp; and Adveniaements, and all Communications to the Editors, will be received. Prices, per annum, £'2 10s.—£2 2s. if paid in ad- vance. Advertisements not exceeding eight lines, 4s., and 3d. for every additional line. Advertisements must be marked the number of times they are to be inserted, otherwise they will be continued and charged for unless countermanded by six o'clock on Thursday evening. The South Australian Register is...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Register — 9 May 1840
vSALES BY AUCTION. China, Glass, §c. &fc. TO BE SOLD BY PUBLIC AUCTION, ttY N. lIAILES, THIS DAY. fl'l, May, 18-10, at his ro.im, HinlS > -h.-.-i. ■..&lt;. twelve o'clock— A N •■ •;;. > • lii.'i.. leu-service, while with gold A handsome china dessert service. China dofcuii plale Three India china ju^s Two dozen Hlraw-btalkcd wine-glasses Hnstusuinc elaiol jug ami deciliters Clarot-tjliisM-s, ajcliy-plale. «' : ,|cT&lt;aii;illN Crystal bucket or salad-dish Ormolu chamber-lamp Lamp-shade and Table und dessert spoons Fork*, plated on hleel A );lass case Views in South Australia by Colonel I-ieht, ami oilier prints, colored and framed Two silver watches A stove and piping Culinary utensil* and tin ware Iroiiinonjfery A splendid gun, liy Chichestei, in caie complete Ditto liy M union rii)««i" and oilier scales Cutlery AikJ a v.,iicty of t.thoi- lots. AU>o, live tons i'lonr, without rer.er.i-. 7b (.lanh'iicr.* &lt;t>t&lt;t utlwra. TO UK ...
THE GOVERNOR'S FINANCIAL STATEMENT. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Register — 9 May 1840
THE GOVERNOR'S FINANCIAL STATEMENT. An attentive consideration of the Minute addressed by the Governor to the Council, published in our last, has fully confirmed the impressions which the first perusal of that document made upon us. It is not merely an ably written and statesmanlike paper, but on all the important points connected with his administration of our colonial affairs, it con- tains a plain, convincing, unanswerable, de- fence of his excellency's policy. What per- haps we like better than all is the manly &nbsp; frankness with which the acknowledged diffi- &nbsp; culties of his position are avowed. There is no attempt to exaggerate these on the one hand, nor to shift from himself an atom of responsibility on the other. His instructions have been disregarded——his authority over- stepped—and while the causes of both are truly stated to be found in the necessities and emergencies with which he was surrounded, his sure justification may rest on the undeni- able...
THE MARRIAGE LAWS. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Register — 9 May 1840
THE MARRIAGE LAWS. ONE of the subjects which most presses for legislation is the marriage law; and we sincerely hope the Governor's attention will be drawn to the subject, as soon as practicable, after his return. It is almost impossible to describe the anxiety and vexation which numerous parties have suffered by the delay which has already taken place; and what is &nbsp; worse, as affairs now stand, irregular, if not &nbsp; illegal, marriages are of not unfrequent occur- rence. Our attention was drawn only yesterday to the fact, that the Rev. Mr Kavel, the German pastor at Klemzig, had been married &nbsp; by the Rev. Mr Teiklemann, the German missionary to the aborigines. Now Mr Kavel &nbsp; &nbsp; is a naturalized subject of Britain, and bound, of course, by English laws; while Mr Teikle- &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; mann, whatever right he may possess in Ger- many to celebrate marriages, unquestionably &nbsp; possess...
To the Editors of the South Australian Register. Sandford, April 11th, 1840. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Register — 9 May 1840
To the Editors of the South Australian Register. Sandford, April 11th, 1840 . SIR—I have been much gratified the last two weeks by your publishing in the Register several letters from my neighbours on the subject of agriculture. Discussions on such a subject cannot fail to produce lasting benefits to the colony as &nbsp; well as to every individual farmer. My own experience in the colony has been very &nbsp; small—too small, indeed, to merit notice; but as &nbsp; none of the gentlemen whose valuable letters are &nbsp; before me have touched on the article of mangel- wurzel, an article which I deem of great impor- &nbsp; tance to farmers in the immediate vicinity of &nbsp; Adelaide, I take the liberty of stating that I have &nbsp; now in my garden several varieties of it doing well considering the late period at which they were sown, viz., late in October. This root, it is generally considered in England, does not do well transp...
EMIGRATION DEPOT. To the Editors of the South Australian Register. Adelaide, 2nd May, 1840. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Register — 9 May 1840
EMIGRATION DEPOT. To the Editors of the South Australian Register. &nbsp; Adelaide, 2nd May, 1840. I am, &c. A FRIEND TO IMMIGRATION. GENTLEMEN— One of the most important weekly returns from the Emigration Department is that showing the state of the labour market. Since Mr. Smillie's resignation of the office of Immigration Agent, no returns of the unemployed emigrants have been published. As the neglect may give rise to unfounded rumours &nbsp; &nbsp; concerning the numbers remaining at the Square, otu of work, I beg to ask if you know why the publication of a document so useful here and abroad, is not continued! &nbsp; [We really cannot give anything as a reason beyond our supposition, that the young gentleman who temporally fills the office, is not aware of the very great importance of the return our corres- pondent refers to, and has consequently neglec- ted to furnish it. When His Excellency returns, the omission will probably be brought ...