Eastern Province Herald (later The Herald)

Eastern Province Herald 1848 - 3 - July to September

Saturday 1 July 1848

Commissariat
Compensation for loss of Wagons &c
The undermentioned persons are hereby informed that compensation has been awarded to them for losses sustained by them of wagons, oxen &c during the war with the Kafir tribes between 1846-7 which will be payable to them on the 3rd July next at this office.
ALISON, S.
BANTAM. Piet
BEAR, William
BENTLEY, William
BENTLEY, George
BENTLEY, William
BENTLEY, J.
BENTLEY, Thomas
BEYTEL, Jacobus
BIRCH, Henry
BLOCK, Hans
BOTHA, Raynier
BOTHA, Reynier
BRADFIELD, John
BURGHER, William J.
CAWOOD, Joseph
CLARKE, D.
CLARKE, Charles
COLLIN, William
COLLINS, E.O.
COREY, W.
COREY, William
CRAMER, Esau
CROSS, Joseph
CROSS, Joseph
CURLE, G.B.
CURRIE, Walter
CUTTER, Thomas
DAVIS, William
DE BOER, Jacob
DE KLERCK, William
DE KLERCK, William
DOWELL, Nathaniel
DOULIN, M.
ELLIOTT, Nathaniel
ELLIOTT, N.
EVA, William
FERREIRA, G.
FINCHAM. Arthur
FINNAUGHTY, William
FRANCIS, Joseph
FRANCIS, G.
FOUCHI, Christian Johannes
GILBERT, William
GOOD, G.
GOSS, James
HARTZENBERG, F.
HART, Robert Sen.
HART, Robert
HARVEY, Thomas
HAYLETT, M.
HENDRICK, Frederick
HESSELMAN, C.
HOLMES, Richard
HOLMES, Richard
HOLNES, Thomas
HUMPHREY, T.
JAGER, Hans
JANSSEN, Adonis
JONES, Henry J.
JORDAN, Wentzell
JOURMAN, William
KING, Joseph
KLAAS, William
KLEINBOY, Adam
KLEINBOY, Sturman
KLEINBOY, Adam
KLEINVELD, Kleinveld
LANGE, Charles R.
LLOYD, H.T.
LLOYD, Henry Thomas
LOUW, H.B.
McCALAGHAN, J.
McCASKILL, P.
MALAN, S.H.
MALENOY, John
MALONEY, John
MAGERMAN, Orsen
MARSHALL, James
MARSHALL, William
MOORCROFT, Alfred
MOORCROFT, Alfred
MULLER, Cornelis
MUNDELL, Joseph
MUNDELL, E.
MUKA, C,
OATES, Samuel
PAARL, Simon
PAPENFACT, Carel P.
PARKER, William F.H.
POTGIETER, J.D.
PRETORIUS, Jan
PRETORIUS, John
PRICE, John
PRINS, Jacob
REDGARD, Ezra
RENNIE, Charles
REYNOLDS, William
ROTKE, Michael
RUTGERS, Frederick
RUTTER, Jan
SCANLIN, Charles
SCHEEPERS, Hendrick
SCROOBY, W.R.
SIDSERF, Charles
SIMPSON, William
SMITH, E.
STABBERT, Johannes
STAPLE, J.
STRETCH, C.L.
SUTTON, H.
SNYMAN, Juurie
TALBOT, H.
THARRATT, H.
TRAUTER, Joseph
TROMPETER, Winvogel
TROLLIP, James
TROLLIP, Benjamin
TROLLIP, B.
TROLLIP, Stephen
URQUHART, J.
VAN BEULEN, M.
VAN DER BEULEN, H.
VAN DER LINDEN, B.
VERCECIL, J.F.
VERIE, Piet
VORIE, William
WAOL, Robert
WALL, Robert
WEBB, Henry
WEBB, Henry
WEBSTER, Thomas
WENIERS, Adam
WENTZELL, J.W.
WHITLOG, W.
WHITEHEAD, George
WIGGLE, Eli
WINDELL, B.
WINDELL, Benjamin
WINVOGEL, Hans
WINVOGEL, Hans
WOOD, William
WOOD, William
ZIELER, J.J.
Persons not well known in Graham’s Town are requested to provide proof that they are entitled to receive the sums claimed.
W. GREEN, Dep.Com.Gen
Commissariat Office, Graham’s Town 23 June 1848

Saturday 8 July 1848

Notice to Creditors
The Final Liquidation and Distribution Account in the Insolvent Estate of John WYATT will lie at the Magistrate’s Office for a period of fourteen days from this date, for inspection of creditors, after which it will be forwarded to the Master of the Supreme Court for approval.
Joseph GRAHAM
For Self and Co. Trustees
Port Elizabeth July 8th

Died on the 31st May last at De Tannis de Draai, Sunday’s River, John RAFFERTY, aged 53 years, leaving six children to regret his loss.

JUNCTION INN
Kouga Kama
Joseph LEWIS
Begs to inform his numerous customers and the public generally that he has now completed his Extensive Accommodation Premises at the junction of the Port Elizabeth and Uitenhage Roads to Graham’s Town; and that as he has spared no expense either in erection or furnishing of the Inn itself or of the outbuildings, such as stables, sheds &c connected with it, he now has it in his power to accommodate travellers and visitors in the first style of comfort.
J. LEWIS has likewise opened on his premises an extensive Store, where all the usual necessaries may be purchased, by farmers and carriers, at Port Elizabeth prices. Wagoners can always be furnished with any article of their gear of which they may be in need.
NB Fresh Horses always to be Hired; and as large supplies of the best Forage will always be kept on hand and a careful Hostler always be in attendance, travellers will do well to send or leave relays of horses at the Junction Inn, it being 32 miles from Port Elizabeth, or exactly on third of the whole distance between the Sea Port and Graham’s Town.

Saturday 15 July 1848

Christenings
In St.Mary’s Church, Port Elizabeth by the Rev. F. McCLELAND AB (Trinity College Dublin)
A daughter of John COOMANS, Alice Maria
A daughter of James CASTLEMAN, Louisa Catherine

Death
Private John HOPKINS of Res.Battalion 91st Regt, aged 26 years

Saturday 22 July 1848

Mr. ANDREWS desires to offer his most sincere thanks to those of his intimate friends and other inhabitants of Port Elizabeth who, on the morning of the 15th instant, by their ready aid and advice were providentially instrumental in preserving the Stores occupied by him, and their valuable contents, from Fire, when the whole of the adjoining Stores of Messrs. KAY, HESS & Co were consumed, and the danger to surrounding property was most imminent. All did their utmost to save property, but Mr. ANDREWS feels he is bound, in a particular manner, to acknowledge his obligations to Mr. HALL and Mr. William SMITH.
To the Commandant, Capt. BROWN, Mr. A. is much obliged for the assistance rendered by the Detachment of the 91st Regt, in the protection of goods, which were removed into the street; and to the Detachment itself he begs to return thanks for their valuable assistance.
Port Elizabeth 21st July 1848

Saturday 29 July 1848

Died at Uitenhage on Friday the 14th instant after a long and painful illness, Mary Ann MALLORS, the beloved wife of Mr. T. MALLORS, long a resident of this place.
Port Elizabeth

Died at Port Elizabeth on the 28th inst, Johan Christoffel, youngest son of Mr. G. HAUPTFLEISCH, aged 1 year and 11 months
Port Elizabeth 29th July 1848

FOR SALE
At the stores of the undersigned
Cape Meal
Fine Flour
Raisins
French brandy
Geneva
Pickles, sauces
Jams and jellies
Capers, salad oil
Sardines, salmon
Red and pickled herrings
Currants in canisters
Allspice, Cayenne
Olives, mustard
Brandied fruits
Caper tea
Orange Pekoe and Gunpowder do.
Manille segars no.3 and 4
Cherry cordial
Sweetmilk cheese
London soap
Sperm candles
Cavendish tobacco
Boiled and raw oil
Paints in jars and kegs
American chairs
Sugar candy
Mauritius sugar
10 Bales Hope
A general assortment of staple and fancy British manufactures in wool, cotton and silk, Slops in great variety, double and single Cape guns &c
H.J. DUNELL
Port Elizabeth July 21st 1848

TO BE LET
The new store adjoining that occupied by Mr. DUNELL in Jetty Street. For particulars apply to Mr. HALL.
Port Elizabeth 1st June 1848

Saturday 5 August 1848

Died at Uitenhage on Thursday the 3rd instant, some hours after giving birth to a son, still-born, Sarah Caroline, the much loved wife of Mr.Rich. RUTHERFOORD of that place.

Saturday 12 August 1848

Died at his residence, Uitenhage, on Thursday 3rd August 1848, Nicolas LITTLE Esq, aged 63 years.

Married
In St.Mary’s Church, Port Elizabeth by the Rev. F. McCLELAND AB (Trinity College Dublin)
Mr. Henry Claffert DEMILLON to Miss Hermina Cornelia BOTHA

Christenings
A daughter of Mr. STOREY baptised Louisa Elizabeth
A son of Mr. J. BROWN baptised James William
A daughter of John Fredrick BEZNYDENHAUDT, baptised Elizabeth

Deaths
Richard CLING
William YOUNG, aged 27 years

Saturday 19 August 1848
The undersigned wishing to reduce his flock has for sale 1000 fat Merino wethers to be selected from 3000. Price, nine shillings each. Also 500 good wooled ewes. Price from eleven to twelve shillings each.
Robert HART Jr, Glen Avon
21st July 1848
PS None need apply for the whole of either lot without cash or a good endorser for six months or a year at six per cent per annum

Saturday 2 September 1848

Died at Uitenhage on the 29th instant, Mrs. LANGE, widow of the late H.O. LANGE, aged 50 years, deeply regretted by her family and friends.
Uitenhage, 31st August 1848

BOOTS and SHOES
The best sample of the above article (without exception) is for sale at the shop of the undersigned in the High Street, or next to Mrs. FURBER’s shop, Strand Street. They have borne the inspection of the best judges of the article in Port Elizabeth who pronounce them to be the best article ever imported into this Colony. They consist of every description of Black and Drab Cloth Boots, Plain and Patent Leather Oxhide Oxonions Shoes, Pumps, Wellington and Clarence. Also a good assortment of Ladies’ Kid, Patent and Lasting Shoes, Children’s Boots and Shoes all sizes.
An apprentice wanted to the above trade.
W. NOTHARD
High Street, Port Elizabeth

Married in the Wesleyan Chapel, Graham’s Town, on the 23rd ult by the Rev W. SHAW, Wesleyan Minister, Alexander WARES Esq of Port Elizabeth to Mary Ann, eldest daughter of James HOWSE Esq of Graham’s Town.

Saturday 9 September 1848

John MASKELL begs to inform his friends that he has let to Messrs. Wm. ANDERSON Snr & Co A PART ONLY of the stores lately occupied by Messrs. DODDS, KING & Co, and that he still continues his business on the same premises as heretofore.
8th September 1848

Christenings
A son of Mr. John ?ECHLINGER baptised John Joseph
A son of Mr. Charles COOPER baptised Charles James
A daughter of Mr. Joseph SIMPSON baptised Louisa Ann
A son of late W.FILGATE baptised William FILGATE
A daughter of Mr. Joseph FLACK baptised Charlotte SMALLMAN

Saturday 23 September 1848

TO LET
The house and premises in Jetty Street now in the occupation of Mr. JEFFERY, commanding a pleasant view of the Bay and Landing Place. As a family residence it is desirable – or for a Hotel or Boarding House admirably adapted, having good stabling for 20 horses, a pump. yard and other conveniences.
The furniture as it now stands to be taken over at valuation. Such an opportunity seldom offers. Apply to
G.GRIFFITHS
Port Elizabeth

PORT ELIZABETH LIBRARY
The following additional contributions are thankfully acknowledged, viz:
Vols.
Whiston’s Josephus1
Bishop Burnett’s History of the Reformation1
Defoe’s Works3
Pope’s Essays on Man1
Southey’s History of the West Indies3
Abbe Mariti’s Travels in Cypus, Syria and Palestine 3
The Parthenon1
Newbold’s British Settlements in Malacca2
Ranke’s History of the Popes3
Major Skinner’s Overland Journey to India2
Les Characteres de la Bruyere2
Maximes de Rochefaucauld1
Precepts and Practice by Theodore Hook3
Mons.Botte and Real Pearls6
Mordaunt or Sketches of Character &c3
Cumberland’s British Theatre10
Dr.Johnson’s Works6
Walter Raleigh’s History of the World1
Universal History6
Les Recherches de la France by Pasquier1
Boswell’s Life of Johnson5
Lady Callcott’s History of Spain2
Philosophy of Morals by A. Smith2
The Lady of the Lake Sir W. Scott1
70
Number already contributed203
Total273
As the Library will be opened after one more week, persons intending to make contributions are respectfully requested to signify the same as early as convenient.
By order of the Committee
W. PASSMORE, Hon.Sec.

Christening
In St.Mary’s Church, Port Elizabeth by the Rev. F. McCLELAND AB (Trinity College Dublin)
A daughter of Robert THOMPSON, baptised Sarah

Death
Alfred HUNT aged 3 weeks

Saturday 30 September 1848

John MILLER
Saddler and Harness Maker
Has received the following goods ex ‘Bessy Robertson’
1 set of very superior carriage harness, sets of gig do. brass and silver mountings
1 case of best full Shafier gentlemen’s riding saddles, all hogskin
1 case do. second quality
1 case of common do.
Double and single curb and snaffle bridles
Round and flat martingales
Prince Albert head collars
Boy’s pads, riding whips &c
A few double and single barrel guns
A case of very neat pistols
An excellent shower bath with force pump &c
Joiner and cabinet maker’s tool chests, containing every description of tool and plane used in the trade
Ladies’ and gents’ boots and shoes, children’d do.
Alum leather and Neat’s Foot Oil, manufactured on the premise
Coaches, gigs &c trimmed and repaired
Port Elizabeth Sept 29th 1848

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