Eastern Province Herald (later The Herald)

Eastern Province Herald 1847 - 1 - January to March

Saturday 16 January 1847

Chemist and Druggist
Begs respectfully to announce to the inhabitants of Port Elizabeth and the surrounding districts that he intends about the end of this month commencing business in the Main Street of Port Elizabeth, nearly opposite the stores of Mr. J.W. KEMP.
John LESLIE has in stock a good supply of Medicines, Patent Medicines and Perfumery, with every other article in the line, and therefore hopes by strict attention to business and by moderate prices to merit a share of public patronage.
Physicians prescriptions accurately prepared.
Horse and cattle medicines on the shortest notice.
John LESLIE takes this opportunity of offering his most sincere thanks to the inhabitants of Uitenhage and surrounding district for their liberal support during the short time that he has been in business in that town, and hopes still to be able to transact to their satisfaction such business in his line as they may require of him.
PS Country orders punctually attended to.
Uitenhage, Jan 8th 1847

Carpenter and Joiner
Begs to inform the inhabitants of Port Elizabeth that he has commenced business in the above lines in Port Elizabeth, and hopes by perseverance and punctuality to merit a share of their patronage and support.
NB. W.M., having had ten years’ experience in London and Bristol, feels competent to execute any orders in the above lines that may be entrusted to him.
Residence of Mr. COLLARD, Stationer.

Saturday 30 January 1847

Death, Jan.27 – Mr. William HOWARD, aged 70 years and 3 months, who for several years had been the laborious Secretary of the ‘Port Elizabeth Total Abstinence Society’. He was a kind husband and an affectionate father. The truths of the everlasting Gospel were his support and his end was peace.

Wm. OGILVIE, Chairman
Wm. COCK Jun
Frederick LEE
J.S. ZIERVOGLE, Graaff-Reinet
G.E. JOSEPH, Somerset
Chas. HOLLIDAY, Fort Beaufort
W.P.R. DICKSON, Colesburg
W.M. JAFFRAY, Sec.Pro Tem
At Wm. ANDERSON Sen. & Co.
Applications for shares will be received by the Secretary until one month after the date of this advertisement.
W. OGILVIE, Chairman
15th Jan 1847

Saturday 6 February 1847

NOTICE is hereby given that on the day of the date hereof, William PIERCY and his wife Sarah Sophia PIERCY, both of Port Elizabeth, have duly executed before me the Notary and certain Witnesses, a Deed of Separation from Bed, Board, Co-habitation and Community of Property, notice whereof is given to the Public, and that from henceforth all debts contracted by the said parties are to be borne and paid, by him or her, by whom the same shall or may be contracted.
C. WHITCOMB, Notary Public
Port Elizabeth 2nd February 1847

Saturday 27 February 1847

500 Ewes for Sale or Exchange
Mr. R. HART Jun, ‘Glen Avon’, being desirous to reduce his ewe flock, will receive offers for the above number of ewes of his well-known flocks, all in good condition, which he will dispose of at six months’ credit on approved bills, or take in exchange for each ewe 2 young wethers, two-teethed.

Saturday 6 March 1847

Died at Glenthorn on the 8th February of dysentery, the Rev. W. CHALMERS of Tyumie, Kafirland, connected with the Glasgow Missionary Society. He was in the 45th year of his age, and has fallen in the cause of his Divine Master, on account of the distresses to which he had been subjected during the present warfare in which this country has been involved. His dying hours eminently illustrated the words “Mark the perfect man and behold the upright, for the end of that man is peace.”

Opposite Hughes’ and Higgins’
Strand Street, Port Elizabeth
Has received per ‘Mary Ann’ and ‘Dublin’ and offers for sale, Rim, Stock, Chest, Box, Cupboard and Pad Locks; Chest Handles and Hinges, Hook and Eye and Butt Hinges; Quirk Ovolo and Astragad, Plough, Bead, Cooper’s, Jointer’s and other Planes; strong cast steel Chisels, Braces and Bitts, Eyed Augurs, Copper and Tin Tea Kettles, British Plate Spoons, Iron Saucepans, Gridirons, Shot Belts, Percussion Cap Cases, Gun Nipples, Rulle Moulds, Ramrods, Ram and Tips, Gun Main Springs, and Sears Zinc and Malleable Slab Nails; Wrought and Cut Clasp, Rose and Horse Nails; Brads, Block and Tin Tacks; Handsaw, Bitsaw, Half-round and Flat Files; Rasps, Cart Springs, Wagon Axles, Bushes, Kuchs?, Rivets, Hoops, Bolts and Nuts; Saws, Vices, Carpenter’s, Felling and Hand Axes; Smith’s, backs, Open Doors, Sash Weights and Line Twine, Screws, Norfolk and Bolted Latches, Rules, Coffin Furniture, Brass Butts, Screw Rings, Brass Cocks, Traps, Hammer Heads, Shoe Bills, Potato Forks, Pickaxes, Garden Rakes, Spades, Brass Wire Sieves, Cornice Pole Rings, Bronzed Fenders, Coffee Mills, Fry Pans, Bellows, Sets of 58 pieces ivory-handled Knives and Forks, Mahogany Knobs, Horse Brushes, Curry Combs &c &c
Has received and has for sale, Fashionable Bonnets, Bonnet Shapes and Crowns, Mohair Aprons, Men’s Linen Shirts, Boys Horse Hair and other Caps, Babies Boots, Frocks and Robes, Flannel Long Cloths, Dresses, White Satin, Cotton and Silk Velvet, Black Orleans, Shawls, Mantles, Parasols, Stays, Gloves, Blond, Worked Trimmings, Quillings, Bobbing and Thread Lace, Footing, Wire-ground Nett, Collars, Flowers, Ribbons, Gymps, Fringes, Crape Beading, Diaper, Crape, Blond and Fancy Scarfs; Cap Fronts, Gauze, Lace, Cambric and Printed Handkerchiefs; Hair Fronts, Coral Necklaces, Whalebone, Berlin Wool, Sewing Silk, Needles, Night Caps, Straw Hats and Bands, Gentlemen’s Black Silk Handkerchiefs, Silk Velvet Waistcoat Pieces &c
NB Mourning, Wedding and other Bonnets made to order.

Saturday 13 March 1847

Died at Port Elizabeth on the 9th March, Susanna, the beloved wife of Mr. Charles COOPER Sen, aged 53 (?) years, of which notice is hereby given to relatives and friends
12th March 1847

Saturday 27 March 1847

Died on the 23rd March, Mrs. Ann HOWARD, wife of the late Mr. Wm. HOWARD. Aged 70 years and 4 months.

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