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Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 7 August 1858
PUBLIC NOTICES. SHIPS' PAPERS.-Commanders of vessels are informed that | a copy of the Advertiser is forwarded through the Post-Office to all vessels in harbour; and are solicited to furnish our shipping reporter (Mr. E. J. Eyre) with anv late papers or other important intelligence they may have for the Press. To DISTRICT AND MAGISTRATES'' CLERKS.-Minutes of prooesdings at District Council Meetings, and not«s of local transactions are respectfully invited by the Editor, who takes this opportunity of thanking numerous Magistrates and Dis- trict Clerks, from whom he has received eortfmunicaffons. To COUNTRY ADVERTISERS.-Advertisments iirtended for insertion in the countrif edition of the Chronicle must be at our offlee by 2 o'clock in the afternoon of Thursday. To AGENTS.-To meet the wishes of'numerous correspon- dents on the subject of agencies, unsold copies of the news- papers will be allowed to be returned. It is, however, re- quested that unsold copies be returned promptly ; and,...
SHIP MAILS. [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 7 August 1858
SHIP MAILS. The following is the official list of mails to be dispatched on he dates undermentioned : - General Post Office, Adelaide, August 7,1858. Mails will be dispatched as under : For Great Britain, per contract packet, to Suez and over- land, via Melbourne, on "Wednesday, August li, at 3. For New South Wales, by the Burra Burra, steamer, via Melbourne, on Wednesday," August li, at 2; by the Stag- hound, to Sydney, on Tuesday, August 10, at 10. For Victoria, by the Burra Burra, steamer, to Melbourne, on Wednesday, August li, at 2 ; by the Adeona, to Mel- bourne, this day, Saturday, August 7, at 2. For Tasmania, by the Burra Burra, steamer, via Melbourne, on Wednesday, August li, at 2. For New Zealand, by the Burra Burra, steamer, via Mel- bourne, on Wednesday, August li, at 2 ; bv the Staghound, via Melbourne, on Tuesday, August 10, at lb. For Western Australia, per contract packet, to King George's Sound, on Wednesday, August 11, at 2. For 3fauritius, per contract packet, via...
PARA WIRRA. MONDAY' AUGUST 2. [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 7 August 1858
PARA WIRRA. MONDAY'AUGUST -. \t linnet nur of lu-ticts it the Wheatsheaf Inn foi the pin pose of healing ípptaN md confirming flit new assess- ment Picsint-A\ li Randall I sq , J p, and francis s> monds. Ir sq , J p AppciN- In Mi A\ lit atom» appeal, .m cuoi in uierage « is tonecttd md Mi H Glotci s amount was reduced from ( 1/ to vi 1 lit assessment V» 137 Ms , was thtn continual MOSDVV, VLCUST2 1'ieseiit- VII the ineinbiit Alettti was it id from the \ssonation of Chairmen re questing tht attend mtt of the ( h annan on the 4th instant lor the pm pose ot considering the i o id question Hie Í h unn m pioiniied to ittend Mi Scotf appin d foi a dcpastiuing licence foi 1 md pur tlusetl simo loth June Refu-.ee! being tout u> to the Go\ eminent regulations Hu ( h min m w is lequesfed to consult the Talunga Coun- cil with mr» to engaging Di sttdm iu for both Councils Mi Hunts ictount road îepuis, 2/, was pa««ed, and 35/ foi making the new assessment Vdjouined HU loth nisfant
BUILDING MATERIALS [RETAIL PRICES IN ADELAIDE.] [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 7 August 1858
BUILDING MATERIALS [RETAIL PRICES IX ADELAIDE.] Deals, Il x 3, per foot solid, 9d. to 9jd Ditto, sawing deep-cut, per foot, ojd. Ditto, 9x3, per foot solid, 7jd. to 8d. Ditto, sawing deep-cut, per foot, üjd. Ditto, 7 x 2¿, per foot solid, 4jd. to 5d. Ditto, sawing deep-cut, per foot, oid. Pine deals, li x 3, per foot solid, sjd. Ditto, 9 x 3, per foot solid, 6jd. Ditto, 7x3, ditto, od. Tongued and grooved flooring boards, 6 J x 1¿, per foot, 3d. to 3jd. Ditto, 6$ x 3, per foot, 2kl. Ditto, 6| x £, per foot, 2d. Balk timber, per cubic foot, 4s Gd. Red gum, 12 x 4, per foot, is. 2d. Ditto, 12 x 3, per foot, lo*d. Ditto, 9x3, per foot, 8d. Ditto, 8 x 3, per foot, 7d. Ditto, 4x3, per foot, 3 Jd. liest red Singapore cedar, per foot super, 5d. Best Sydney cedar, per foot super, 7d. Ditto, in logs, per foot super, 5d. to Ga. Stringybark, 4x3, per 100 feet, 16s. Ditto, 4x2. per ino ft., 14s. Ditto battens, per 100 ft., 16s. Palings, 6 ft., per 100, 27s. Ditto, 5 ft., per ino, 21«. Posts and...
GAWLER CORPORATION. WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 4. [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 7 August 1858
GAWLER CORPORATION. WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 4. Present-His Worship the Mayor (in the Chair), Coun- cillors McLaren and Square. A letter was read from the Central Road Board asking the Council to defray half the necessary expenses for putting. Willaston Bridge" in a proper state of repair, the Boarel under- taking to pay the other half. The Town "Clerk was directed to acknowledge the receipt, and state that the Council do not feel themselves in a posi- tion to expend any of the limited amount of funds at their disposal in repairing the said bridge in question. The Council declined entertaining Mr. Councillor Wyld's resignation, the necessary conditions not having been com- plied with. The Surveyor was instructed to prepare specifications and call for tenders for widening the north end of Murrav-street. and Cowan-street, for improving the entrance to High-street from the Lyndoch Valley-road, also for culvert in Tod and Jacob streets. Sundry accounts were ordered to bo paid.
NEWS FROM SALT LAKE—THE MORMONS. [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 7 August 1858
NEWS FROM SALT LAKE-THE MORMONS. The latest news from Utah is to the effect that the Mormons are still undecided as to the locality for their permanent settlement. In accordance with the circular of Brigham Young, they hive abandoned the northern settlements, and are now residing in the southern section of the territory. A large number of them are making preparations to settle in a hitherto unknown and unexnlored region of country, laying between the old Spanish trail to New Mexico and the Humbolt River on the south, west of Fillmore and east of the Sierra Nevada. Captain Dane has started for the new country with a train of some 70 families-140 men are said to be engaged already there with teams nutting in grain and preparing shelter for their families. The valley is said to be of sufficient extent to support 500 families, and if the account I have heard of it to be correct, it must be a lovely spot ; and that it has thus long escaped exploration is to be accounted for from the fact...
THE VANCOUVER'S ISLAND GOLD DISCOVERY. THE FRAZER AND WALKER RIVER MINES. [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 7 August 1858
THE VANCOUVER'S ISLAND GOLD DISCOVERY. THE FRAZER AND WALKER RIVER MINES. We extract the following from San Franciscan jour- nals of the 27th May : I supposed on leaving your city for Oregon I was going into a cold, gloomy, and semi-barbarous country, ! but "instead of that I find myself with a mild end j genial climate, picturesque and grand scenery, un surpassed fertility of soil, and an abundance ol space for prc-emption'claims, and, what is not least in im- i portance, a quiet, happy, and thrifty people-a j desideratum nowhere to be met with in California, j In regard to the mines, communications hare been re- ( ceivecl here and at Portland, from persons on Frazer River, who could have no object in misrepresentations, and who were known to be reliable men in Oregon, stating that they are making with a rocker from §8 to S15 and $25 per day, and that as they ascend the river the gold is coarse, with increased yield, and that in nearly all of the surrounding country, where they hav...
LOCAL COURT—MAGILL. TUESDAY, AUGUST 3. [Before Messrs. David Wark, J.P., and John Hallett, J.P.] LIMITED JURISDICTION. [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 7 August 1858
LOCAL COURT-MAGILL. TUESDAY, AUGUST 3. [Before Messrs. David Wark, J.P., and John Hallett, J.P.] LIMITED JURISDICTION. James Wallis, of Newton, a lad of very respectable appearance was charged by James Anderson, of the Fourth Creek, farmer, with stealing one rail, of the value of Is. from his fence, Section 295, Fourth Creek. Plea, not guilty. The evidence was not sufficiently clear to convict upon; their Worships, nevertheless, could not do otherwise than believe that he was morally guilty, and warned him of &nbsp; the very serious consequences of such an act, as often entailing great loss and inconvenience upon the parties whose fences are thus destroyed, and of their determination to punish severely any one brought before them and found guilty of such an offence. PEARCE V. BURDITT. Action for 4/. 7s. 3d., for bread and groceries. Verdict for the amount and costs, by instalments of 12s. per week.
ECHUNGA. MONDAY, AUGUST 2. [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 7 August 1858
ECHUNGA. MONDAY, AUGUST : Present-AU the members. The Chairman was authorized to retain Mr. Stow in the cause Russell, Chairman of the Echunga District Council, v. Kavanagh. An offer from 3Ie isrs. Martin & Plistcr was accepted "for some additional work on the Mount Barker-road. Price JU. The tender of J. Downton was accepted for about loo lineal chains catch drain on the Meadows-road. Average pria-, 2S. 7d. per chain. Only one tender was received for the work on the Hahn dorf-rbad, ordered at last meeting. The Council resolved to extend the time for receiving tenders for this work until Saturday, the 7th ; Mr. Grummet in the mean time to em- ploy a man for a day or two, as he may judge necessary, to do some trifling repairs. The Chairman called attention to a large tree that had fallen across the Hahndorf-road, the head of which had not liecn removed. The Clerk stated that C. Greenbergher fell the tree and had rt --.jived notice to remove the top, but had not properly done ...
THE CENTRAL ROAD BOARD. THURSDAY[?] AUGUST 5[?] [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 7 August 1858
THE CENTRAL ROAD BOARD. THURSDAY. AUGUST 5 A meeting of the Central Road Board was held on Thursday, the members in attendance being the Surveyor-General (in the chair), Messrs. Sutherland, Duffield, Mildred, Everard, and Blyth. The minutes of the previous meeting having been road and confirmed. The reports ol' the Surveyors for the North and Xorth Kastern districts were read, from which it appeared that the works in the various districts were progressing favourably, but the Surveyor for the Northern District recommended that W. Reason, who had entered into a contract for metalling the embankment at Albert Swamp for 970/. 3s. ed., should never be employed again, and the Board determined upon acting upon this" recommendation. WILLASTON BRIDGE. A letter was read from Mr. Poole, pointing out. the ex- tremely dangerous state of Willaston Bridge. The SECRETARY stated that he had written to the Secretary of the Gawler Town Corporation asking if that body were prepared to contribute toward...
POLICE COURT—ADELAIDE. THURSDAY, AUGUST 5. [Before Messrs. S. Beddome, P.M., C. Lyon, J.P., G. Hamilton, J.P., and M. Smith[?] J.P.] [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 7 August 1858
POLICE COURT—ADELAIDE. THURSDAY, AUGUST 5. [Before Messrs. S. Beddome, P.M., C. Lyon, J.P., G. Hamilton, J .P., and M. Smith. J.P.] DRUNK AND DISORDERLY.—Three persons were brought up for this offence, and fined in sums of 5s. and 10s. re- spectively. THE DOG NUISANCE.-William Owen was charged upon infonnation of Inspector Reid, with being the owner of a dangerous and ferocious dog. Mr. Boucaut appeared for the defence. Mary Smith, of Margaret-street, North Adelaide, deposed that on the22nd Julv last she was pass- ing, with her sister, the defendant's house, when a dog rushed out and jumped at her and tried to catch her throat ; she was very frightened, and tried to keep the dog off, but he kept jumping upon her sister who was with her ; took some stones and drove the dog away. Knew it was the defendant's dog, because she had seen it tied up on the premises where he lives since the 22nd of July. Cross-examined by Mr. Boucaut-It was about half-past 5 in the morning! Did not tell Mrs....
LOCAL COURT—ADELAIDE. FRIDAY, AUGUST 6. CRIMINAL JURISDICTION. [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 7 August 1858
LOCAL COUBT-ADELAIDE. FRIDAY, AUGUST 6. CRIMINAL JURISDICTION. RESINA V. SIMCOCK.-Ricliard Simcock, of Mitehanu labourer was charged with stealing two pieces of wood of the- value of 2d., the goods and chattels of B. R. Torrens, Esq. Prisoner pleaded guilty. Police-constable Brown deposed that he wag in Mr. Torrens's paddock, at Mitcham, on the 6th of July last, when he saw the prisoner with two pieces of wood in his possession. Asked him whit he was doing with bim. Prisoner said he was going to take them home. Asked him whether he had had leave from the owner. He answered, no. Cautioned him, and took him into custody for stealing. Mr. R. R. Torrens deposed that he had been annoyed for a year past by petty thefts from off his property. Latterly he had been cutting timber, and had been told by his servant that the timber was being stolen. Sometimes as much as a dray-load would disappear in a night. In consequence gave information to the police. Two constables had been set to watch, a...
IMPOUNDINGS. [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 7 August 1858
EXPOUNDINGS. Impounded at the Public Pound, Echnngii-One light straw- berry bull stag, short horns, brown ears, st ump tail, branded', like Eli. near rump. If not claimed, will be sold August » ? 1858, at noon. JOSEPH PEPPEia, Poundkeeper. Impoimded at the Public Pound, AViuasti m-One white bul- / luck, rather hoop horns, brush off tail, lito i MC or MO near ribs, like Al* or Ali off rump. If not claimed, will be sold &lt; August o, 1858, at noon. JAMES McCONK, Poundkeeper. Impounded at the Public Pom id, in the Township of Vic- toria, near Kapunda Mine-One strawberry cow, white back, belly, and hind legs, red ears, in distinct brand near ribB ; one red heif.T calf, white belly, t all, and forehead, no brands visible; one red heifer calf, Ii f ti» whit« on back, belly, and tail, no brandâ visible, 011° red bull calf, little white on m and lund legs, no brands > isible. If n jt claimed, will be s August a, l8 >8, at noon RICHARD ROW LIT, Juu, Poundkeeper Impounded at th...
METEOROLOGICAL REGISTER. Kept on West-terrace, by G. S. Kingston. [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 7 August 1858
METEOROLOGICAL REGISTER. Kept on West-terrace, by O. S. Kingston. Mean Temperature. 185S. a.m. p.m. Mean oi Month. January .. GS-32* aï -22° ÏÏ-Ï7 Februarj' .. G.-.-.-Í» «3-G-l 74-Ï1 March * .. «3-10 «e-3« Ï2-28 April 58-13 Ü7-2 64-Gc May 52-6 ti4 3.S-4 «Tittie 1M-6 59-5 54-fin July 40-22 56-19 .'.1 -2 Qu mtity Average iCain.* Kain Fall. Inches. Inches. i *-&lt;¡6 0-545 + 2-67 06*6 - 0-23 0-817 -1-33 2-199 J. 4-14:-. 2-545 -1-423 3-204 4-13-679 The mark + shows when the/aH hogjieen above, the mark - when the fall has been belbw, the average. . N.B.-The thermometer used for the above observations is j one of Six's Registering Instruments, exposed to the south, and protected from radiation, and is read oft'at s a.m. for the minimum observation and at s p.m. for the maximum. The ! minimum is generally attained about one hour before sunrise I and the maximum about 2. p.m. in m-inter and from 3 to 4 p.m. in summer. The lowest temperature recorded this vear was on Saturday la-»t, ...
STREET OUTRAGES. TO THE EDITOR OF THE ADVERTISER. [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 7 August 1858
STREET OUTRAGES. TO THE EDITOR ov THE ADVERTISER. Sir-Having seen in your invaluable journal so many suggestions relative to protecting one's self, I would suggest to the existing authorities that instead of the police walking their beats as they now do, straight beats, they should be divided in squares or subdivisions. For instance, I would sav, from Mor phet-street to Rosina-street, round by Currie-street up by Light-square, then meeting the man on the op- posite side ; the beats to be so timed as each man if not meeting with an obstruction could meet and com- municate. By this means the lanes and alleys would be traversed by the constable, and which, in the wri- ter^ opinion, would prevent the frequent robberies that are eeeumng in the city and would not require more men. I. would respectfully give a hint to the Police authorities to be more sharp in their ap- pointments, not to select youth or physical power as the essential qualification, but rather seek those men who may offer...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 7 August 1858
Shipping. PO MELBOURNE DIRECT. The screw steamer BURRA BURRA, 350 tons renter, A. A. Harper, com- mander, wi'l leave on Wednesday ne\t, the 11th August, at 3 o'clock. For freight or passage, apply to de HALL & CO., Town and Port. &lt;TEAM TO GUICHEN BAY. O NOTICE.- During the following : mon til« the steamer ANT, Frederick P. Snewin, Commander, will sail between the above port«» eveiy alternate week only viz. : FROM PORT ADELAIDE. Tuesday, Julv l8, 27. " August 10, 24. September 7, 21. FROM GUICHEN BAY. Friday, July 16, 20. " August 13, 27. September 10, 24 F' Hour of sailing fiom Port Adelaide-1 o'clock p.m. Do. do. Guichen Bay-S o'clock p.m. (Weather permitting.) For freight or passage, applv to ORMEROD & CO., Robe ; or here, to ms W M. YOUNGHULB AND, J UN., & CO. ? ARQUE OSCAR, from London.-CON _> SIGNEES by this vessel are required to PAY FREIGHT and the CONTRIBUTION for .GENERAL AVERAGE at the office of ' the undersigned before the Goods are d...
COMMERCIAL. MARKET REPORT. Adelaide, August 5, 1858. [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 7 August 1858
COMMERCIAL. MARKET REPORT. Adelaide, August 5,1858. There haä been a slight improvement in business since this day week ; and; trifling as it may be in the effect produced upon prices ruling, it may be taken as an indication of returning confidence, especially as no intelligence has been received from the other colonies during the week calculated in any way to strengthen the tone of our market, either for colonial or imported j produce, or manufactured goods. I -The inefficiency of the intercolonial telegraph con- ! tinues to be a source of general complaint, and with Me existing arrangements the public seem to have reconciled themselves to the impossibility of sending telegrams to Melbourne and receiving replies the same day. The Eliza Corry's cargo of sugars from the Mau- ritius, intended originally for the Melbourne market, has been landed here, and was brought to the ham- mer by Messrs. "VVieksteed & Co., yesterday, when the following lots found buyers :-80 bags counters...
No title [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 7 August 1858
REDRUTH BUILDING-SOCIETY.-Three £60 shares of this Society were sold on Tuesday, the .ard hist., at the Court House Hotel, Redruth. This "biing th» fir3t anniver- sary of the Society's existence the directors près aiteti th-ir first annual report, together with the auditor's repDrt. The balance-sheet shewed au excellent profit on all transactions, not a single loss of any nature having been sustained through- out the year. Votes of thanks were offeivd to the retiring Committee for their exertions, and after rho usual half-yearly business hail been transacted, the meeting separated, all pre- sent being well pleased with the encouraging prospects of the Society. DIRTY LIGHT-CHAPEL OPEXIKG.-On Sixndw last, and following day, the Primitive Methodist:! opened "a new chapel in the above district, the Revtls. II. B. Tilomas and S. G. Wright preaching on the occasion. A tea meeting was held on Monday, at which it was stated that the building in its then present state had cost .£231 19s. We ...
VICTORIA. INTERCOLONIAL TELEGRAPH. Received in Adelaide August 6, at 11.30 p.m. [From our Commercial Correspondent.] Melbourne, August 6. [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 7 August 1858
VICTORIA. INTERCOLONIAL TELEGRAPH. Received in Adelaide August 6, at 11.30 p.m. [From our Commercial Correspondent.] Melbourne, August 6. There is little more doing for country use,-« Business is generally dull. The remainder of the Maude's cargo sold very well. Cossiporefrom 57s. to 60s. 10d.. are in demand. Deals, 9 x 3, sell at 5id. ; quarters, ditto; flooring boards, 10?d. Wheat as usual. Bran is unchanged. Flour is a little better. SHIPPING.-Arrived-The Mary Bings, from New York. Sailed-The, Liverpool, TJrnell, for London. [From another Commercial Correspondent.] Adelaide flour is £40 per ton at Beechworth, and it is expected to reach £45 before the Gundagai arrives at Wahgunyah. There is no stock in the district. Advertiser and Chronicle Offices, Saturday morning. There was no further message up to the hour of going to press. \
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 7 August 1858
Auctions._ THIS DAY (Saturday), August 7. LARGE MISCELLANEOUS SALE. TO DRAPERS, DEALERS, AND OTHERS. E SOLOMON & CO. aro instructed to nll¿»t the . City Auction Mart, This Day (Saturday), August 7, at 11 o'clock A large Assortment of DRAPERIES Groceries Boots and Shoes Ironmongery .Hosiery Jewellery Cutlory, AND A quantity of Sundries. Without reserve._ THIS DAY (Saturday), August 7. 10 SHARES IN THE MOUNT BARKER CREEK MFN1NU ASSOCIATION. BY ORDER OP J. HALLETT, ESQ., CHAIRMAN. E SOLOMON & CO. are instructed to sell, at the . City Auction Mart, This Day (Saturday), Au- gust 7, at 12 o'clock sharj» The undermentioned FORFEITED SHARES in the Mount Barker Creek Mining Association, on winch all Calls will be written up-16 Shares, numbered 75, 1091 to 1095,1386 to 1395. On MONDAY, August 9, and FOLLOWING DAYS LARGE CLEARING-OUT SALE AT MESSRS. RYLEY & MOORE'S. TO LINENDRAPERS, COUNTRY STOREKEEPERS, MURRAY TRADERS, AND OTHERS. E SOLOMON & CO. aro instructed...