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To the Editor of the Southern Australian. Adelaide, 13th July, 1839. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Australian — 17 July 1839
-,-.* To th$ Editor of the Southern Australian. Adelaide, lSfh Jal j, 1839. _ . . * . . n - m - SIR.-As onr neigunours ai ron » »ii'i¡' n,° fond of boasting of tbeir .« blessed" countrj. and cast in* unmerited and untimely slenders opon thin settlement, f send %oo, for the information of the public, «n extract from a letter I have received from an emigrant who strived here last yt ar from Swan River, disgusted with that settlement, and who went from this to Port Phillip I am, fir, Your obedient servant, AUSTRALIAN. Me'honrne, 23 h Fshrnarj. 1839. " We hare been at this place three months and find it a very nnheaUhy climate, and not KO tine a country as South Australia, neither for land or wai c. I the latter very bad and v&lt;-rj little of it. | " I like the Swan Ri»er better than this,, we h ave j cot a most wretched set of people at this- piare ; I should sar all the scum nf Syd tie j and Van Diemen*« I Land, except a few which came to yon." j
ADELAIDE PRICE CURRENT. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Australian — 17 July 1839
ADELAIDE PRICE CURRENT. £ ». d. £ ». i Ale-Dnnbar's, per dozen.. 18 0 to 10 I London, per fahd.9 0 0 .. 10 0 \ Ashby's, per barral .. 9 0 0 .. 10 0 I Colonial, .. hhdV .. ? 0 0.. fi 0 &lt; Beef, per tierce .....V«... 0 0 0 S Qt fresh,lb. ........ IO.. If Butter, fresh, lb. ........ 9 ?f 4 f Ba.lt. do. 2 0.. S I Coffee,lb. ll ? &lt; Candles,moulds.lb....... 16* 2 &lt; dipt, do....... 0 0 OC wax, do. . 0 0.. OC Cask«, oil. per tan, ....... ,4 ? 0 .. 8 0 C Cedar, per foot,. 6 i Cheese, English, lb....... ft O .* S ? Colonial, Deals, per foot, i... Q 14 Flour,colonial, per 100 lbs. Ï 12 0 .. 8 0 ? Hams, per lb> . .. Hops, do.. 2 0.» 8 Í Hay, perton.....13 0 0 .. 14 0 4 Iron, do. IQ Q 0 .. 20 0 . Maize,per bushel. 12 O .. IO C Mutton, fresh, per lb. .. .. ll .. 1 * Oil, sperm, per gallon,.... black, do. .... 9 6.. 3 fl Porter, per dozen,. 18 0 .. 1 0 . London, hhd. .... 9 0 0 .. 10 0 0 colonial, do. -7 0 O .. 8 0 . Pork, per barrel. O 0 0.. 1 f 9 Potatoes, per ...
The Southern Australian. Quid verum atque decens curo, et rogo, et omnis in hoc eum—HOR. EP., lib. 1, ep. 1, v. 11. ADELAIDE: WEDNESDAY, JULY 17, 1839. THE EMIGRATION AGENT. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Australian — 17 July 1839
Quid verum at qui decena euro, et r»go. et omni* in hat »um.-Boa. EP., lib.l, ep. I, v- II. ADELAIDE: WEDNESDAY, JEI.Y 17, 1839. THE EMIGRATION AGENT. THE threat put Forth in the government epistle has.been carried into effect-Mr Brown is sus pended from the office of Emigration Agent, and Mr Smillie is appointed to fill it, "until Her Majesty's pleasure he known." The alleged reasons for Mr Brown's suspen sion are, that he placed himself in public oppo sition toa public intimation of the Governor, and signed an address to the colonists containing censure on the Governor's proceedings ;-the Avowed object of that measure ts the preserva tion of au ''united administration," We could readily imagine a case in which a public officer, a Member of Council for instance, misfit «* clog the government" with "disputes " and " insubordination/* and engage in '* private cabal or public, opposition against the eovern inent" to an extent which might make his sus pension fruin oiftYe desirable for...
ORIGINAL CORRESPONDENCE. To the Editor of the Southern Australian. East Terrace, July 13, 1835. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Australian — 17 July 1839
ORIGINAL CORRESPONDENCE. "To thc Editor of the Southern Australian. East Terrace. Juir 13, 1835, Sïii,- I innlose for publication in your paper, conies of the coîrefpondeuce between lits Ex cellency's Primate Secretary and myself, relative to ihe grounds for thy suspension from theofHce of Emigration A¿em I should not have laid Ïhese papers before the public, had not his Ex cellency in his reply to theComniittete appointed by the Col'uiivis about the Aborigine-?, not only expressed his disapprobHtion of my conduct on tba* orea "ion, but publicly ¡ni puted motives for it dishonorable to me as an officer and asa oo'o!>ist, and hinted at other grounds of com I plaint in » manner ih«t left room for the ino«t unfitvorabje insinuations. Confident that 1 have dnne my duty while in office &lt;o the best of mi ability, and that I have not deserved the suspicion of motives such as seem to be attributed to me, I do not chuse t«» rf>":;r»î into private life under the; supposition ...
ENGLISH EXTRACTS. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Australian — 17 July 1839
ENGLISH EXTRACTS. THE foreign «nd domenic in'cPijenc* of the week, and particularly in ike fal'er par', begins lo (norh opon very important interests b«»th *t boni'" and abroad, and although more is said iban «lone. Hnd tbeie ts a larder decree hoik of promise and me nace tliun will probab'j be realised by the event, ii is bnre'y possible, we ihjnlt, thu su» h ciuse* ss HT» now in operation »-atmnt terminme «iibnut some important change in our actual mnrfi'ion. At borne, as »ES rery pain e.Uv said by the Dake of Wellington, «e are at war in Canuda,-fl» war on the frontiers «f India,-and »e hive something very like a com m enc in g «ar willi the Uni'td Slates of America. Abro d. the doinesMc affairs of (h* French have become soch as alro«*f to render probable »he abdication . f ibe Ki nj;,-ai«!, RS a necessary conse quence, lae rccfirience of another revolution. In Sooth America also, something is going on which mast excite the reasonable, jealniuy of the British i government. Add to...
Adelaide Shipping Report. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Australian — 17 July 1839
Adelaide Shipping Report. ARRIVALS. &nbsp; JULY 6.-The ship Lysander, Currie, from Liver pool, with general cargo, and emigrants. JOLY 6.-The barque Exporter, R. Awaly, from Timor, with ponies. J 01.Y 14-The barque Lady Emma, from Laun ceston with 880 eheep and 5 horses. DEPARTrjk«. JULY 13--The schooner Tmniar, Bell, fer Sydney JCLY 16.-Tbe barque LaJy Emma, for Laun ceston.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Southern Australian — 17 July 1839
Sales by public Auction. Mauritius Sugar, Horses, &c. &nbsp; TO BE SOLD BY PUBLIC AUCTION, By Mr. Neale, &nbsp; On Friday, 10th July, without reserve, at his &nbsp; Auction Room, Franklin-street, at twelve o'clock precisely, ABOUT 60 bags Mauritius Sugar, a quantity &nbsp; of Bran, 1 hogshead Gin, 5 ¼-casks Sherry, &c. &c. ALSO Two superior Horses. Terms, cash. Leasehold Property. TO BE SOLD BY PUBLIC AUCTION, By Mr. Neale, On Monday, 22nd July, at twelve o'clock pre- cisely, on the premises, THE Lease and Goodwill of the Valuable &nbsp; Premises on Section 72, Hindley-street, for the unexpired term of six years, at the low rent of £10 per annum, consisting of 26 feet front- age to Hindley-street, with a house, shop, and bakehouse, and considerable back premises, with immediate possession, the situation of which must command a first-rate trade. Genuine Stock without reserve. TO BE SOLD BY PUBLIC AUCTION, By N. Bentham, ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Southern Australian — 17 July 1839
Southern Australian Outee. HPHR following-are tbe terms of the "SOUTHBKN * AUSTRALIA N," which M published every Wednes day morning, at the Office, comer of Stephens-place. Mnndle-street. P«ic« or TB« P*r«-ls. per number, er sss. per annum. Subscribers hare their papers sent to them if! they desire it. ] AoYK*TtmEm*NTs.-6 Unes and wider [each insertion] ! Ss. 6d ; -above 6 lines. Sd. per line-Advertisements j cannot be received later than 4 o'clock on Tuesday ; : anil orders to discontinue Advertisements already in- ! serted, must be sent to the office before S o'clock on Monday, or they cannot ba attended to. Advertise ments must be marked the number of times they are to be inserted, or they will be continued until counter ?sanded. All Subscriptions and Advertisements mast be paid for ia advance. ASKRTB roa Tn SOOTHRBK AVSTRAMA«. London : Messrs. Tinkler A Handcock, S.A. Agency O Ace, 8 Austin Friars, and 17.Sc. Dunstan's Hill. Man shuter: " The Guardian" Office. Ijtedaz " The Mer-...
SUPREME COURT.—CIVIL SIDE. Thursday, July 11, 1839. BROWN v. THOMAS AND STEVENSON. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Australian — 17 July 1839
[SUPREME COURT.- Civil Side Thursday. July 11, 1839. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; BROWN V. THOMAS A ND STEVENSON. &nbsp; This was an action for libel. Damages laid at one &nbsp; thousand pounds. À special jury being sworn, Mr. Mann opened the case for the plaintiff. The libellous &nbsp; matter on which the plaintiff founded his case was contained in the sixth number of the South Australian Gazette and Colonial Register, of September 16 1837. There were three counts, charging the defen dants with publishing in the paper above-mentioned, a false, scandalous, and malicious libel. Mr. MANN after going over, the various parts of the charge, proceeded to say that the defendants to the above counts plead not guilty of publishing the libel, and further say that the mlatter was not libellous but perfectly true and justifiable. This puts the onus of poof on the defendants, for had they pleaded what is called the general issue, the plaintiff would then &...
THE PROPOSED COLLEGE. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Australian — 24 July 1839
TH K PROPOSED COLLEGE. ls our advertising column* will be seen the commencement of a list of subscrip tions for tl e formation of a Col ege in South Australia. The subscription has been begun in a spirit commensurate with the greatness of the object, and will, we are quite certain, be so carried on. This undertaking will afford to our brethren in England another and a striking proof ^ that we do not fling aside the feelings or the tastes, of Englishmen wheu we come hither, but that on the contrary our efforts . constantly tend to the formation of a new England in this Southern Hemisphere. MECHANICS' INSTITUTE. -A Meet ing of the subscribers to the Mechanics' Institution was held on Monday evening, J. B. Hack Esq., in the chair. A new Committee were appointed and another meeting fixed for next Monday week when we hope a very full attendance will prove tl»at an object so important excites in the Colony proportionate interest. At that Meeting it is understood that a fulljjçpnrt. will b...
THE FISHERIES. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Australian — 24 July 1839
THE FISHERIES. IT gives us great pleasure to learn that the whale fishery established at Encounter Bay by the South Australian Company and Messrs. Hack, has been very successful. The last accounts state, the quantity taken as being nearly 200 tons. The Katherine Steivari Forbes (which may be regarded as "a regular trader' between England and S^uth Australia) has been charter ed, we hear, to take the oil and bone home from Encounter Bay, after making a trip to Hobart Town. She is likely to afford ihe colonists a most desirable opportunity of sending home this year's clip of wool-as after taking in her oil at Encounter Bay, she will fill up with wool at Port Adelaide. Hitherto, it is too true, that the colomy has had to import almost everything-but how could it be otherwise? Our exports have been limited-but their increase is certain. And it ought to be remembered, that within six months after the arrival of the late Governor on these shores, a shipment of bil, upwards of a thousand p...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Southern Australian — 24 July 1839
Salea fig ^tillite &«ítúm. To Horticulturists and Others. Splendid Assortment of Fruit \Trees and Shrubs, just arrived per" Abercrombie" from the Darling Nursery, Sydney. TO I3E SOL» BY PUBLIC AUCTION, Ey Mr. Neale, On FRIDAY, July 26, al 12 oViock, without reserve, at his room, Frar.klin->treet, the undermentioned beautiful selection of Fruit Trees. Flowering Shrubs, &c. THINEST apricots, soft shell almonds, Enslish * filhet ts, finest peach es, mulberries, neeta rines, 9 vari« ties peats, 7 ditto plumbs; honey 'suckles, berberries. Cape allaterius nerium splendens, yellow jessamines, English elm, orange, flowered cyttsus (labunsum), althea frutex, hibiscus loppartha, bignonia ca pens is, keria japónica, 50 varieties roses (some very rare) Cherries, white, blackheart, and morella, sweet oranges, Lisbon lemons. West India lime, dwarf citrons, passion flower (edible fruit) ditto (.?erulia), white gua\'a, loqtrats, caLtcanthen florida, common lemon, &c. Sec ...
Adelaide Shipping Report. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Australian — 24 July 1839
Adelaide Shipping Report ARRIVALS. July 16th.—The barque Asia, Capt. Freeman, &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; from London, with passengers, 180 emigrants, and general cargo. Same Day-The cutter Mary Ann, from Kanga- roo Is'and. July 20th-The barque City of Adelaide, Don aldson, from London, with passengers, 75 emigrants, and general ca'go. July 21-The schooner AhercromUit, Crew, from Sydney. DEPARTURES. &nbsp; July 19.-The barque Katherine Stewart Forbes, Feil, !or Hobart Tow if. July 20û\ - 1 he brig Datcsoru; Pike, for Laun- ceston. &nbsp; July 20.—The ship Planter, for Batavia. &nbsp;
The Southern Australian. Quid verum atqus decens curo, et rogo, et omnis in hoc sum.—HOR. EP., lib. 1, ep. 1, v. 11. ADELAIDE: WEDNESDAY, JULY 24, 1839. THE SUSPENSIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Australian — 24 July 1839
23î* Soutient Australian, Quid verum atqtw decena euro, et roe«, et omni» in hoc «»m.-Htm. Er., Iib. 1, ep. I, v 41. AUK LA IDE : WEDNESDAY, JULY 24, 1839. THE SUSPENSION'S. WE aie i ti forra ed that the last official Gazette announces lite suspension of the Colonial Surgeon " until lier Majesty's pleasure be known." Really Her Majesty will have enough to dp, to espies* Her pleasure oil ali these oc casions; a»id aa for the Commissi oners-~ . but perhaps'they are Co be 6 us pended too. South Austia'ia is at present the theatre of a nio>.t extraordinary drama scene follows sccue, each more solemnly farcical or ridiculously Iragie than the foregoing - vt h t the next act may unfold, who eau tell? Before we have ha«! time to regain breath after one st&lt;spensiou, another i occurs. Our pres.- ut busiuess is wi»h that of Mr. Brown. With the one that has i sinee been am ounced. and those which j may yet occur, we will keep pace as well I as wc nuy bc able. The passages iu the ...
SUPREME COURT.—CIVIL SIDE. Friday, July 12. JAMES HURTLE FISHER v. ROBERT THOMAS AND GEORGE STEVENSON. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Australian — 24 July 1839
SUPREME COURT. -CIVIL SIDE &nbsp; Friday. Ju ly 12. &nbsp; &nbsp; JAMES HURTLE FISHER v. ROBERT THOMAS AND GEORGE STEVENSON. THE prosecution was for an alleged libel published &nbsp; in the South Australian Gazette and Colonial Register, &nbsp; by Robert Thomas and Co. &nbsp; &nbsp; Mr. MANN led on behalf of the plaintiff.- He stated that the first count in in the declaration was &nbsp; contained in the following words, which appeared in the South Australian Gazette and Colonial Register &nbsp; of date the 16th September, 1837: " Although &nbsp; Mr. Brown refused to obey the Governor's order, &nbsp; he nevertheless, we are bound in just¡ce to say, &nbsp; applied to the Resident Conimssioner for instructions. &nbsp; &nbsp; Mr. Fisher, we remarked, gave none-what had he to do with the slovenly corpse of a poor man?-It &nbsp; was not his instructions either. He gave...
SUPREME COURT, CRIMINALSIDE Wednesday, 17th July, 1[?] [Newspaper Article] — Southern Australian — 24 July 1839
SUPREME COURT, CRIMINAL SIDE &nbsp; Wednesday, 17th July, 1839 THE girinos of tilt* Coori cnmni;-i'c»d i!.is m or r» i np Xl ;en o'clock. The Gi ur!--1 Jiirv were swnin, nr'iii dione, as their íortriián, J&lt;»¡tu Harton Hack, Esq. líis' lloimr :!ie Judea uoiiiess^d the eefit'emi-n of the Grand Jory m" ihe following terms : he enid lé had eui-h p'e;:Sníe in mu.rai ulai ih«-m on th« small number of ceses which hud to coinr ! efore «hun, and of their ti it ¡ai chai a^ter. riley we e of a very different kind fn-iu lho«e which orea ri ed at the luvt sitting of the coan, when several of lb - na'iv. s wer* ¡ried tor m arder, ;uid t-.vo of tb in u;;d*-rwcî»t the nwful t-enahy of ihe law. With respect to ihosc c»s >» he l¡a&lt;l feU particularly anxious that the natives should tinders'and the rules of English justice, why pan of them were hang, and w;-y the rest were per mitted to co free-he had for that purpose requested the late Protector of the Aborigines to ex...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Southern Australian — 24 July 1839
Southern &ttstraïtatt Office* pHE following are the terms of die " SOUTHERN * AUSTRALIAN, 'which is published every Wednes lay morning, at the Office» comer of Stenhens-nlace, tnudJe-street. PRICE OF THR PAPE».«-ls per number, cr 52s. uer mum. Subscribers have their papers sent to them if hey desire it. ADVERTISEMENTS.""»islines and under [each insertion] îs. Gd ; a^ove 6 lines, 3d. per line-Advertisements :anuot be received later than 4 o'clock on Tuesday ; »nd orders to discontinue Advertisements already in serted, roust be sent to the office before 3 o'clock on Monday, or they cannot be attended to. Advertise nents must be marked the number of times they are ?Q he inserted, or they will be continued until corni ter naniied. _ AH Subscriptions and Advertisements must be paid 'or Li advance. AGENTS FOR THE SODTHEBN AOSTBAttAW. London : Messrs.Tinkler &Handcock, S.A. Agency Office, 3 Austin Friars, and 17, S c. Dunstan's Hill. Man chester: Tue Guardian" Office, teeds...
ADELAIDE PRICE CURRENT. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Australian — 31 July 1839
ADELAIDE PRICE CURRENT. £ ». *. at ái ?la-Danbar«, per doun.. 10 O to I O töndori. iièT.:tbd... B O O «. IO O l.hbjXp«n>arral.. O O O .. IO O Colonial, .." hM. .. T O O .. . . Beef, per tierce. . 0 .$ - * ° fresh, lb. » I Batter, fresh, lb. ? J *J aalt, do. .». . V «. p#: Coffee. Ib. , » j Candle», moulds, lb. l o 1 dtps, do.*. BO 9 wax, do. B 0 .. -4 Casks, oil, per tun,. 4 B 0 4 ê « Cedar, par foot........... B Cheese. English, lb. H 0 Colonial, .. Deal«,^arfoot.. 0 f Hour, colonial,par 100lbs; A ll^ O « ^9 . Hams, perlb....... ...... Hops, do. ....... 3 0 .. *. fl «7, per ton........» O 0 .. H Iron, do. IB O 0 .. 90 0 : Maize, par bushel,... ...... 13 0 .. 16 . Mutton; fresh, per lb. .... H .. 1 Oil, sperm, per gallon,.... black, do. .... H " B ~ Portar, per dozen-,.. IB *0 .. 1 B * London, hhd. .... 0 O 0 10 B' colonial, do. .... T 0 O .. B 0/ Pork, par barrel. O Ó 0 T V Potatoes, par ton,..... .. BB ? *> ..''ii 41 Rice, pvrlb. ^bap, EnglisV, per lb... ..J .» ' , * Spirits...
TO MATHAMATICAL CO[?] Question (1) proposed by Omicron. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Australian — 31 July 1839
ra MATS*)!ÁTICA L COMBS^ONOBVT». Question ( 1 ) proposed Inf "Omicron. j ¡ The late Dr. Hamilton of Aberdeen, in hit system of arithmetic, asserts that the interest of £1000. at the rate of five per cent per annum on the principles of compound interest for half ?,* year, it only £24 13s 9£d:-How can this be, when the simple interest of the same »um at the,tame rate and time is £25? [We shall have great pleasurein devoting a portion of our space to the objects proposed by "Omicron," so long as the questions are not childish or ridiculous." Whi(e*re thus comply with our correspondent's request*-lie must per mit us to judge of the propriety or otherwise, of bringing certain subjects before the public; and we think he must have been :asleep for some weeks, otherwise he would not stave alluded to those he does.-ED. S. S.J *
To the Editor of the Southern A[?] July 9th. 1839. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Australian — 31 July 1839
-+ - 7# th* Editor of th« Smthtrn Auiraivia. JùU 9th. 1639. Mu. Eorron.-I cannot but think that \ou would be doing yourself a* well as the public murd greater service by devoting a portion of' ^roitr very usefui Journal to the discussion of matters relating to science, thea hy troubling both, from week to week, with notices of '* MilJew" and "Port liraw 1er," both of which have loii£ sine« sunk iotôdeserved insigni ficance ; and 1 would, therefore,jaugge»t to you, the propriety of aTowing a corner tu be thus occupied weekly - pledging myself, in my? humble way. to contribute as may he necessary^ The plan, the adoption of which I should propose, would be to insert a question weekly, and to.3JI0W three weeks for solutions to be given, in the ^insertion of which preference of course should be ggan to one or two of the sim pleat and mo-* scientific. 1 he restrictions under which questions would be inserted should be, that the proposer accompany his question with a solution, and that suc...