[per rbuter’s agency.] Arrived. Melbourne, Yesterday, Arrived yesterday evening—Union Company’s steamship Albion from the Bluff. Something for them to Look Forward to. It is probable that all the Garonne’s saloon passengers, now in quarantine here, will be released at an early date. A Handsome Dividend. Sydney, Yesterday. The Commercial Bank of Sydney pays a dividend for the past halfyear at the rate of 25 per cent, per annum, and carries Lio,ooo to the reserve. Commercial. Hennessy’s brandy, case, 33s 6d; bulk, quarters, 12s6d; kerosene, per gallon, diamond, is 2d ; Devoe’s, is 3d; Patna rice, per ton, Ll 4 10s; Sugar Company’s No. 1 pieces, per ton, L 35; New Zealand wheat, per bushel, ss; New Zealand oats, 3s 3d ; maize, per bushel, 5s ; candles, pet lb., D.RJ.’s, D.R.O.’s, 7%d. Hot Weather. Adelaide, Yesterday. Intensely hot weather has been experienced here during the last few days. The Produce Markets. The wheat market continues firm. Wheat, per bushel, 4s lod to 4s nd; town flour, per ton, Lll 10s to Ln 12s 6d; country brands, Lio 10s to Lio 15s. Freights to London, per steamer, 60s; ditto, sailing, 455. Freights to United Kingdom, from Adelaide, 45s to 50s; ditto from outports, 50s to 52s 6d. More Unfortunates. Passengers for New Zealand by the Mirzapore, now in quarantine here— Miss Pelichan, Messrs Callow, Passmore, Ghost. Every precaution is being taken to prevent infection from the small-pox patients on board. The health officers have ordered the Adelaide mails to be exposed in an open boat for twenty-four hours before being landed, and the cargo for forty-eight hours.
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AUSTRALIAN., Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 540, 21 January 1882
AUSTRALIAN. Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 540, 21 January 1882
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