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PRICES OF COLONIAL PRODUCE IN ADELAIDE. February 3, 1845. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 4 February 1845
PRICES OF COLONIA L PRODUCE IN ADELAIDE, February 3, 1845. Wheat. S. 4&lt;t to 3s per bushel Floor, fine. £8 l«s to £9 pei toa seconds. £7 to £7 lu* per ditto Pollard . ls 1er 20lb« Bran. 9d aer bushel Bar ey, English. 3* 3d to 3s Gd ditto Cape. 1 s 9d to 2s 6J ditto Sb iniess.?-... 2s OJ ditto Bread. 5d p r 4-lb loaf Biscuit.,. 10s to I Ss per cwt Oats . 2s ful to 3s per hnshet Maize. Ss to 3s 3d di lo Peas, white...... Sd per lb blue. 4d ditto Hay. £1 15s>o£-2 lüspcrtoa Oaten ditto. £1 10s to £2 IVs din» BOTCHER'S MEAT. Beef. ¡i'd m 4d per lb Mutton . 2d to 2(d ditto Veal ... 4 d to rid dito Lamb. 2Jd to 3d ditto POULTRY. Fowls. 2s 6d to 3s per pair Ducks....... ». 3B to 4s per pair Geese. 5s to 7seach Turkeys. 7s to I Os each Wild docks .... ............... ts 6d per pair Pigeons. . ls 3d per pair DAIRY PRODUCE. Butter, fresh. 9d per lb Cheese. 6>1 to 9d per lb Milk. 4d per quart Eggs .a.. 8d per doz* a CATTLE, ETC. Bullocks £4 to £5 Ewes 7s to Ids Hows, miioh, £3 t...
MAILS. General Post-office, Feb. 4. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 4 February 1845
MAILS. General Post-office, Feb. 4. maus tor ureat untain, by the John Heyes, to London, will be closed this day (Tuesday), at three o'clock. Mails for Van Diemen's Land, Port Phillip, and Portland Bay, by the Widiam, to Launceston, viii he closed on Wednesday, the 5th inst. JOHN WATTS, Postmaster General.
TO CORRESPONDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 4 February 1845
TO CORRESPONDENTS. Mr. Pounsett, of Gawler Place, has written to us complaining that he has been designated a "pia- nist" in the directory of the South Australian Almanack, as he does not practice that profes- sion. We can only regret that such a mistake has been committed, without having the power to rectify it, as nearly the whole of the copies printed have been sold.
Government Gazette. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 4 February 1845
Colonial Secretary's Office, Adelaide, Jan. 28 -His Excellency the Governor directs it to be notified, in reference to the sections containing minerals, which were advertised, by the Governor's Proclamation of ;!&lt;e 23rd instant, as for sale on the 19 h April next, dat the precise spots on *vhk:h those minerals were found are indicated on the maps in the Land Office, where may also be seen specimens of the minerals wiiich were broken off the tocks by the Deputy Sur- veyor General. Conspicuous marks will likewise be erected upon the sériions themselves, pointing out the several sites j oi the minerals for the guidance of such persons as may be desirous of examining them. By bis Excellency's command. A. M. MUNDY, I Colonial Secretary, i Colonial Secretary's Office, January 29-None «f the ten. deis for a bridge over the Torrens, on the site of the Old City Bridge, having folly met the views of the Government, tenders, accompanied by plans and specifications, will be received ...
ARTICLES OF EXPORT. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 4 February 1845
ARTICLES OF EZPOBT. Bacon. per lb. Bark.'..............per ton Barley. bnsbel Barley meal.................. 50 lbs. Beef......... tierces Biscuit.-. cwt. Bran.». bushel Bricks..-..1000 Butter, salted.per lb. Candles, moulds.»....? do. dips.................. do. Cheese.. ................... do. Copper ore...ton Flour, floe ................>... do. --seconds .«.............. do. Gum ......................... do. Gum timber. per load Hay.per ton Hides...each Horns and uoofs ............per cwt. Lead ore.....«..............too Maize.....*.*.«.... per bushel Oats. do. Oil, black. per tun -sperm.................. do. Oxen. each Pollard. per 20lbs. Potatoes.per ten Sheep, fat............each Slates.per 1000 --slabs............. .... per foot Starch. per lb. Tallow.«.per cwt. Wheat...... ...«......&lt;.. per bushel Woo!, 1st quality. per lb. ? 2nd quality ..*.?........ do. -- in grease . do. Whalebone .'.... per ton ' 6d 35sto 40s 2s 6d to 3s 6d 3s 6d £4 13B to J 7* 7d to St 20s ...
WHOLESALE PRICES CURRENT. (Corrected up to February 1.) IMPORTED GOODS. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 4 February 1845
WHOLESALE PRICES CURRENT. (Corrected vp to February I») IMPORTED GOODS. Aie,light....perbbd -strong...per barrel -bottled ..............per dozen Bacon. do. Bags, 3-bushel.each Blankets . .... per pair Blue.. .per Jb. Candle?,wax .. » .... do. -sperm .,.......... do. -- moulds ............do. Canvas.......per bolt Casks...per tun Cedar, in log.per foot ?? in boards ................ do. Cigars, Manilla, ia bond ....per 1000 Coals...per ton Coffee,...per lb. Copper, sheathing... do. -Nails.'.................... do. Cordage, English.per cwt. --Manilla. do. Corrosive Sublimate ...... .... per lb. Crystals of Soda. .per cwt. Currants......per lb. Deals, 9 by 3-.per foot -II by 3. -do. Figs.-.per lb. Ginger, Jamaica .............. do. -E.!.,.do. Glass, 10 by 12.... ".per box Glue......... ..............per lb. Gunpowder, fine.............. do. I-blasting..->........ do. Glass, sheet j 14 by IO .per IO0 feet I 16 12 . do. 14 12 . do. 18 12 . do. I 18 13 . do. ¡ 18 14 . do. 20 14 . do. D...
VAN DIEMEN'S LAND—ITS STATE AND PROSPECTS. [FROM MURRAY'S REVIEW.] [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 4 February 1845
VAN DI EM EN'S LAND-ITS STATE AND PROSPECTS. TFROM MURRAY'S REVETT.] WHEN the colony was in the acme cf ita forced " pros- perity," a professional gentlemen of long and extensive colonial experience stated to us that wheat at from !0s to ' 15s the bushel, sheep at from 33s to 40s each, aud land at from £5 to £5ü the acre, was such au unnatural advance of price as that it could aol by possibility be maintained ; and he asserted positively that a reaction must of neces- sity follow, which would infallibly produce a depression equal in extent to the perfectly unnatural degree of the advance. He predicted that wheat at 5s the bushel, sheep at 5s each, and land at 20s the maximum per acre, would assuredly, and in a very short time, follow the eventually ruinous height to which prices had been forced. He was right. His prophecies have been too conecîly fulfilled. No doubt now remains even in the minds of the most sanguine, that those prices may be considered as per- manently settled throu...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 4 February 1845
Silt* b? auction. EM AIM CE Li SOIiOülOSr Irl EG S to announce to his friends and fellow colonists, that having secured those large and commodious premises at the corner of Stephens Place and Rundle-street, which are so well adapted for the. storage of goods of «very description, he has recommenced his old business as Auctioneer, Commission Agent, «m&lt;tf .Appraiser* .nd can confidently refer to Iiis experience in this business for fourteen years in Sydney, and seven in Adelaide; during which period he enjoyed the confidence and support of his numerous employers, and trusts he shall merit a reuewal of their favors. At the same time, knowing that the present high duties and charges on merchandise leave very little chance of importers reaping any advantage from their exertions, he has resolved to make a consi- derable reduction in the commissions, as will be .een on reference to his terms. As the oldest and most experienced auctioneer in the Colony, and the immense variety of...
NEW SOUTH WALES. [SYDNEY MORNING HERALD, DEC. 31.] [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 4 February 1845
NEW SOUTH WALES. [SYDNEY MOBVING HEBALD, PEC. 31.] | ANOTHER year will in a few hours be numbered with the years before the flood. The sun that now shines upon us will no more rise upon the year 1844. But the moral reflections which this epoch in the revolutions of time is 6o well calculated to suggest to every contemplative mind, scarcely fall within the journalist's province. We have rather to do with it es a landmark in the history of the colony, at which we may pause to look back upon the progress of afiairs since the year began its course. The year 1814 cannot, however, be rightly understood in relation to the country we inhabit, unless viewed as part of that eventful cycle which will never be forgotten by the present generation, and which must ever form a dark spot iu Australian chronology. Four years and a quarter have now gone by since the cloud6 began to gather on our horzon. Dark, massive, ami portentous, they continued to spread wider and yet wider stiil uuîil their g\oom...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 4 February 1845
" Abouti) ^ustraUan" 6ENBRAX jp R 0 INI TT 0 IM &lt;S S § TT A ©LD S Kl IR» S INI Y, np HE Proprietor of the above Establishment begs to announce that the letter-press printing business will be conducted as hitherto. The job printing has always given the greatest satisfaction, «nd he can point to work which has issued from this j press that has not, he believes, been equalled in the colony. The motto of this Office shall be Cheapness, neatness, punctuality, and dispatch." I Printing Office, ^ undle-street, Nov. ll, 1844. The proprietor of this journal, on investigating various matters connected with his recent purchase, finds that he will be able to make some changes, which, he thinks, witt 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 follows...
RELIGIOUS INSTRUCTION AND EDUCATION IN SOUTH AUSTRALIA. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 4 February 1845
RELIGIOUS INSTRUCTION AND EDUCATION IN SOUTH AUSTRALIA. UNDER the head of "Education in South Ans-, tralia," the Register of yesterday treats of the supply of religious instruction and education for the people of this province, aad makes the strange allegation that the provision is ade- quate. At the eve of the sailing of a vessel for Eug-. land-at the eleventh hour-the editor of that journal comes forward to contradict statements, which we have made for nearly two years, with- out an attempt of disproof on his part, or by any one else. Qn the contrary, he lately published, with approbation, a letter by ..a Churchman,* in vt hich the melancholy truth was stated that, for about 10,000 people belonging to the Church of England, there is only one clergyman. With regard to education, also, the writer of this article seems to be culpably ignorant, or wilfully obtuse, ls he not aware tyt^Jj^ Government is so convinced of the larifir ML deficiency of education that hts Excellency^ some tim...
MANILLA MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 4 February 1845
I MANILLA MARKETS. I THE schooner Munford left Manilla on the 1st October last-Reports cigars are very scarce in the Manilla ruaiket,and at the time of the Mun- ford's leaving there were none to be purchased from Government. The supply of leaf still being deficient, th re are only a few more ma- nufactured than are required for the consumption of the place. A. new regulation has been adopted by Government to issue what overplus there may be three times a month equally between all applicants «ho may require, for exportation, those for consumption being prohibited. For the month previous to the Munford's departure, there was no overplus, and of course none distributed, and little hopes of any for some time ; so much so that whoever urgently require them buy of Spa- niards, who have been gathering them up from these distributions, and have obtained 2 dollars per 1000 above the Government prices. A great scarcity of cigars having taken place at Singapore, China, Batavia, and the Colonie...
ENGLISH EXTRACTS. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 4 February 1845
ENGLISH EXTRACTS. THE BUILDING MANIA.- I AMBVTH.-Foreigners who ar- rive tu London are struck by the immense speculations in building which nnw give life and activity to the meliopn'is and its environs. Every district presents a picture u«t unlike Virgil's description of Carthage. The workmen extend their walis, raise houses, pushing along unwieldy stones or m*ssy timber. -von:e mark out the ground for building: others carry bricks and mortar; they ail foil ivke lees. There is no part much more animated by this movement than Lambeth. The pro- digious increase of houses is really astonishing. It cpjpars by Parliamentary papers thnt within ninety ^.eTs of the last century there was only an increase of 5.6*0 houses. From 1790 to ?8'>o, the total number of houses u ii hin Ihe parish had been doubled. In I8'J2 thc nuntl-er was about 14,0!>í*. the increase since that period is altr.ost itiralru'able. Kennington Common, Stockwell. Brixton, South Lambeth, Wandsworth Road, Vaux hall, a...
PROCLAMATION. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 4 February 1845
PROCLAMATION". By hU Excellency George Grey. E*q., Governor and Com. mander-in-Chief of her Majesty's Province of South Australia and its dependencies, and Vice Admiral of the «ame, &c. &c, &c In pursuance of the authority in me vested by a certain Act of the Imperial Parliament of Great Britain and Ireland, passed in the fifth ar.d sixth years of her Majesty's reign, intituled, " An Act for Regulating the Sale of Waste Lands belonging te the Crown "in the Australian colonies-** I do hereby notify and proclaim that, at eleven o'clock of Sa- turday the nineteenth day of April next, the following por- tions of Crown land will be offWed for sale by public auc- tion at the Colonial Treasury, at Adelaide, at the upset price affixed to each lot respectively, on the terms aod con- ditions, and under the provisions, of the above recited Act (Deposit, ten per cent.) : - Upset price, £1 per acre. No. of Lot. 1756 No. of Sec. 5541 1757 1758 5542 5543 1759 5544 1760 5545...
PROCLAMATION. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 4 February 1845
PROCLAMATION. By hi&lt; Excellency,George Grey, Esq., Governor and Commander in-Chief of her Majesty's Province nf South Australia, and its dependencies, and Vice-Admiral of the same, &c, &c, &c. i In pursuance of the authority in me vested by a cer- tain Act of the Impelía! Parliament of Great Biitain and Ireland, passed in the fifth and sixth years of ber Majesty's rei-^n, intituled. '* An Act for Regulating the Sale of Waste Lands heJoncins to the Crown in the Australian Colonùs**-I do hereby notify and proclaim "hat, et eleven o'clock ol Saturday the first dey of March next, the following j.oMiofig of Crown Land will be offered for sale at the Colonial Treasury, at Adelaide, at the upset price affixed, to each lot respec- tively, on the terms and conditions, and under the provisions, of the above recited Act-(Deposit, ten per cent.) : UpS.«t price, £l ¡«er acre. No. of Lot. 1764 No. of Sec. 15178 1765 6179 Area ' in i 5 Acres .&lt; 83 83 1...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 4 February 1845
BIRTH. Monday, Feb. 3rd, Mrs W. Williams, Reed Beds, of a daughter. DEATH. On Friday last, Jan. 31st, William Cowper, son of Mr Paxton, chemist, Hindley-street &nbsp; &nbsp; —age, 7 months.
Shipping Intelligence. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian — 4 February 1845
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. &nbsp; &nbsp; ARRIVED. &nbsp; FEB. 2. - The cutter William, 32 tons, Cole, for Launceston, with 49 passengers. SAILED. Feb. 1. - The cutter Jane & Emma, 33 tons, Irving, from Launceston, in ballast. Passen- ger - Mrs Irving. Same Day. - The cutter Governor Gawler, 15 tons, Underwood, for New Year's Island, in ballast. Same Day. - The cutter Alpha, 37 tons, Martin, for Launceston, in ballast. Passengers - Messrs Paterson, Britague, Landrell, Grant, and Dobson. Same Day. - The schooner Marys, 61 tons, Chard, for Hobarton via Rivoli Bay. Feb. 3. - The brig Emma, 121 tons, Fox, for Sydney. Passenger - H. Hughlings, Esq.