Graaff-Reinet Herald

Graaff-Reinet Herald 1856 - 1 - January to March

Saturday 12 January 1856

BARK WANTED
The undersigned will give the highest price for bark, by the load or loads, delivered at their tannery in Cradock Street, at the Erf formerly occupied by Johs. VAN STRAATEN.
WILSENACH Brothers
Graaff Reinet 4th Jan 1856

TAYLOR & STAINES
Tailors, Woollen Drapers and Hatters
Port Elizabeth
Very respectfully beg to inform the gentlemen and inhabitants of Graaff Reinet that mr. TAYLOR intends visiting Graaff Reinet about the end of this month with a new stock of goods, just received, which will be for inspection at VON GROSSICKS Hotel, when hw will be very happy to wait upon any gentlemen who may honor him with their favors.
January 1856

Saturday 26 January 1856

OUR LOCAL MEMBERS
Messrs. ZIERVOGEL and GRISBROOK, we understand, are to leave Graaff Reinet on the 15th February to commence their legislative duties in Cape Town. The former, it is said, aspired to the Speakership, in the event of Mr. BRAND accepting the vacant Puisne Judgeship, and had canvassed the members of the Lower House on his own behalf. The resolution of Mr. BRAND not to resign has, for the present at least, blighted Mr. ZIERVOGEL’s prospects of obtaining the office of Speaker. Without wishing to disparage Mr. ZIERVOGEL’s acknowledged talents and general usefulness as a member of the Lower House, we confess that we should be sorry to see him placed in the Speaker’s chair; and this opinion we know is entertained by many of his constituents.

Saturday 2 February 1856

BUTCHERY
The undersigned begs to inform the inhabitants of Graaff Reinet that he has taken over the butcher’s establishment of Mr. James LANE. For the last four years he has assisted Mr. L and has consequently acquired a good and thorough knowledge of the business, which he will endeavour to use to the advantage of his customers, and he flatters himself that this, combined with fair and honest dealing, will ensure to him a share of public support and patronage.
NB Orders received in time will be punctually attended to
J.J. VAN DER MERWE
Graaff Reinet January 1856

LEATHER
The undersigned offer for sale at low prices a large consignment of leather, consisting of
White alum leather
Sole leather
Brown buckskins
Black do.
Tanned sheepskins
NATHAN & ROSELT
Market Square
Graaff Reinet 2nd Feb 1856

Saturday 9 February 1856

Birth at Richmond the 31st Jan, Mrs. M. HOFFA of a daughter

Saturday 23 February 1856

GRAAFF REINET RIFLE CORPS
A meeting of the members of the Graaff Reinet Rifle Corps will b held in the Court Room on Tuesday evening next, 26th February, at half past seven o’clock, for the purpose of submitting the rules to the members for their approval, as also to elect the requisite officers to the Corps.
J.H. ROSELT
Pro.Sec.
Graaff Reinet 22nd February 1856

NOTICE
The undersigned begs to return his most sincere thanks to the inhabitants of Hope Town and its vicinity for their liberal support, and begs to acquaint them that the business will henceforth be carried on in his own name, and that he will always have on hand a large and well selected stock of merchandise, which he offers at low prices.
Wool and other produce bought for cash.
A.J. HENDRIKZ
DISSOLUTION OF PARTNERSHIP
The undersigned hereby notify that the partnership hitherto carried on by them at Hope Town under the style and firm of HENDRIKZ & BENJAMIN, as general dealers in merchandise, has this day been dissolved by mutual consent. All debts are to be paid to the first undersigned, and all claims against the firm will be liquidated by him.
A.J. HENDRIKZ
Ben. BENJAMIN
Hope Town 30th November 1855

GENERAL AGENCY OFFICE
Bloemfontein
Mr. James DICK
For nearly three years the principal and confidential clerk of the late Charles Urquhart STUART Esq, begs to inform the public in general that such business as may be intrusted to his management will be transacted with attention, punctuality and dispatch

Saturday 1 March 1856

Married by Special Licence in the Dutch Reformed Church at Graaff Reinet on Friday 29th February by the Rev. Andrew MURRAY Sen, Daniel Fredrik BERRANGE, eldest son of the Civil Commissioner, to Catherine Maria, eldest daughter of P.J. BOUWER Esq.

Birth at Richmond on the 21st February 1856, Mrs. P.G. LEEB of a daughter

Saturday 15 March 1856

PRIMES SWEET MILK CHEESE
At the store of T. DIXON
Somerset Street, Graaff Reinet
Feb 22 1856

GENERAL AGENCY, COLESBERG
The undersigned begs to inform the public that he has taken up his residence in Colesberg and intends devoting his time to the transaction of Agency and Collecting business, and trusts that by punctuality and strict attention to business he will give satisfaction to all parties employing him.
A.A. O’REILLY
Colesberg 5th March 1856

B.W. SUCKLING
Having made arrangements for a constant supply of the very best articles required for
COACH, WAGON and CART TRIMMING
As well as for
PAINTING and VARNISHING
Begs leave to inform the public that he is ready to undertake anything in the above line, and hopes to meet with a continuance of the flattering patronage with which he has hitherto been favoured.
Market Square, 14 March 1856

Saturday 29 March 1856

PRIZE MERINO RAMS
The two rams of the above celebrated breed which remained in the hands of Messrs. NATHAN & ROSELT, after the sale of the other three on the 21st inst, were disposed of the same evening to Mr. CARO, who purchased them on speculation. Mr. CARO, we learn, sold these two fine animals yesterday to Mr. Wm. NASH, who purchased them for Mr. D. HOBSON. Thirteen of these rams, from the celebrated flocks of Mr. Thos. STURGEON, have now been disposed of in this town within the last five months, at an average of £42 per head

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