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Superintendent's Office, Melbourne, March 19th, 1849. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 23 March 1849
Superintendent's Office, Melbourne, March 19th, 1849. PETER BAILEY, exile per ship Maitland, in 1846, will find a letter on application at the office of his &nbsp; Honor, the Superintendent. C. J. LA TROBE. &nbsp; &nbsp;
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 23 March 1849
ÏPjîf A ¡ress cf/oiiginal correspondence, and ûlhtr mutter of Aterat, farces us to publish &lt;t Sitjiptti.unt to lys mcrning's paper. SU OSCP. Ilî KUS lo the Anctís both in town,' _ und country, who have to compíuin of the irregular receipt of thui paper, »re resnectfully re- queued to miiko the sume known at tho Office, in .order thui for the futuro, punctuality In the delivery .uitty btin-ured, For Adelaide, Swansea, fland, DJ ^Passenf ¡fídny. For freight oí passagySpply toi ALEXANDEjCA. BRf, Flinders-lane. 19th March, 18j liver '4. DFOOT, Aginl. foSL bONDOM. ni ii E 6rat-cl»si torç* Vy.iARTIN LUTHER,' sSÁKcSi0M register, Ja»««'»' -,", Commander, having«" "greater portion of her ewpff gaged, will bave quick d»p-» I has ipjfr-oid cabi^.accoj «teerago pUK»g«r» »' .*?" I inducejnBot offer«. r-_ii I ht or paMige, «pply » "F'l Board; or, to JACKSON, RAE, & COW?. ilelbourBiwaucHOif'l February 27,1849.
PORT PHILLIP GOVERNMENT GAZETTE. (Published by Authority.) [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 23 March 1849
PORT PHILLIP &nbsp; GOVERNMENT GAZETTE. (Published by Authority.) IMPOUNDED at Sugar Loaf Creek Pound, March 14th 1849— 1 black bullock, stag horns, Bfj off ribs, E near shoulder 1 black and white bullock, JHW the JH conjoined, near rump, IVIS off ribs lv Lt 1 brindle and white cow, F near neck, WE rump, F off rib3, supdosed y rump 1 yellow cow, little white on back, RE rump It, ribs near side 1 red nobby cow. 5 off shoulder li 1 yellow poley cow, IBI near rump I brindle bullock, little white on "back, M off ribs xn T red bullock, little white on rump and shoulder, Jil conjoined near rump, WRoff rump, 4 ribs 1 brindle and white spotted bullock, y 4 near rump 1 red bullock, white back, C near rump, RL off ribs, C rump ' RH2q - 1 red- bullock, stag horns, PR off hip 2 If not claimed and released on or be- fore the 7th of April next, will be sold at the pound yard, according to Act of Council. . . 9s 9d' CHRISTOPHER COFFEY, &nbsp; Poundkeeper. &nbsp; IMPOUNDED a...
Commercial Intelligence. MELBOURNE MARKETS March 23, 1849. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 23 March 1849
Commercial Intelligence. &nbsp; MELBOURNE MARKETS &nbsp; March 23, 1849. Grain.—The upward tendency of the Sydney &nbsp; market, and the prudence of the farmers here in not supplying the market too largely for the ex- isting demand, have prevented a fall in the price of wheat taking place, and given a firmness to the market which it has not had for some weeks past. Every species of grain is plentiful. The follow- ing are the prices current:—Wheat, 3s. to 3s. 3d. per bushel ; English barley, 3s. to 3s. 6d, ; oats, 2s. 3d. to 3s. ; maize, none. Flour.— During last week, the seconds of this article fell 10s. per ton, and is now £8 10s. &nbsp; First quality is selling at £10. &nbsp; Hay—£2 5s. and plentiful. Potatoes are still scarce, and as high as £5 per ton.
SAINT PATRICK'S SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 23 March 1849
SAINT PATRICK'S SOCIETY. To His Excellency Sir Charles Augustus Fitz Roy, Knight, Companion of the Royal Hanoverian Guelphic Order, Captain-General and Governor in Chief of the Territory of New South Wales and its De- pendencies, and Vice Admiral of the same : May it please your Excellency, We, the President, Vice-President, Office bearers, and Committee, of the " Saint Patrick's Society, of Australia Felix," as the legitimate representatives of that Institution, avail ourselves of Your Excellency's arrival in this Pro- vince, to tender to you, as Viceroy of our most gracious Sovereign, Victoria, an expression of that heart-felt loyalty and devotedness, which has ever been the most marked characteristic of our race and country. Your Excellency has already been officially informed of the nature and objects of our Institution, which are, solely of a national, literary, and bene- volent character ; or, as primarily ex- pressed, in our fundamental law—" The cherishing of Irish patriotis...
Superintendent's Office, Melbourne, 22nd March, 1849. CROWN LANDS WITHIN THE SETTLED DISTRICTS, (REQUIRING PAYMENT OF RENT FOR APPROVED SELECTIONS UNDER PRE-EMPTION.) [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 23 March 1849
Superintendent's Office, Melbourne, 22nd March, 1849. CROWN LANDS WITHIN THE SETTLED DISTRICTS, (REQUIRING PAYMENT OF RENT FOR AP PROVED SELECTIONS UNDER PRE-EMP TION.) HIS Excellency the Governor directs it to be notified for the informa tion of all persons concerned, that in pursuance of the 16th Clause of the Regulations of 29th March last, His Excellency has been pleased to approve of the claims which have been made by parties enumerated in the annexed list to the pre-emptive right to Leases of the several portions of Land referred to. 2. It is necessary that the Rent for the Lands in question be paid into the Sub-Treasury at Melbourne, within one month from the present date ; in default of which the Leases of the Lands will, in accordance with the 26th Clause of the Regulations, be put up to Sale by Auction. By His Excellency's Command, &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; C. J. LATROBE. &nbsp; BOURKE. 13 15 20 APPLICANT. Aitken, John Atkinson, James»/ Brodie, G...
THE LOYAL ORANGE INSTITUTION. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 23 March 1849
THE LOYAL ORANGE INSTITU- TION. To his Excellency Sir Charles Augustus Fitz Roy, Knight; Companion of the Royal Hanoverian Guelphic Order, Captain General,and Governor- in-Chief of New South Wales and its Dependencies, and Vice-Admiral of the same, &c. , &c. May it please your Excellency— &nbsp; We the Loyal Orangemen of Port Phillip desire to give your Excellency the assurance of our devoted attachment to our Sovereign, and of our respect and esteem for your Excellency as her Majesty's representative in the Colony. United to maintain the Protestant faith, to uphold the British constitution, &nbsp; as by law established, and to dissemi- nate the blessings of a moral and reli- gious education, our institution fteki only freedom from aggression, and &nbsp; anxiously desires the extension of civil and religious liberty, to all classes of her Majesty's subjects. We cannot flatter ourselves with having hitherto received from the con- stituted autho...
INDEPENDENT ORDER OF ODD FALLOWS. To His Excellency Sir Charles A. Filz Roy, Knight, Companion of the Royal Hanoverian Guelphic Order, Captain General and Governor-in-Chief of the Territory of New South Wales and its Dependencies, and Vice-Admiral of the same. May it please your Excellency, [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 23 March 1849
INDEPENDENT ORDER OF ODD FELLOWS. To His Excellency Sir Charles A. Fitz Roy, Knight, Companion of the Royal Hanoverian Guel- phic Order, Captain General and Governor-in-Chief of the Territory of New South Wales and its Dependencies, and Vice-Admiral of the same. May it please your Excellency, We, the Officers and Members of the Melbourne Duke of York and Loyal Fitz Roy Lodges, of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, founded in Melbourne, by Dispensation from the Australian Supreme Grand Lodge, Sydney, and subject to the Constitution of the Grand Lodge, London, of which Order as work- ing in New South Wales and Port Phillip your Excellency has graciously allowed yourself to be nominated the Patron ; Beg leave to approach your Excellency, with the warmest and sincerest expres- sions of Welcome, upon your first visit to the City of Melbourne and the Pro- vince of Port Phillip, and with our as- surances of the high respect we entertain for your person, as Representative of her Most Gra...
CLERGY OF GEELONG. To His Excellency Sir Charles Augustus Fitz Roy, Knight of the Royal Hanoverian Guelphic Order, Captain-General and Governor-in-Chief of the Territory of New South Wales and its Dependencies. May it please your Excellency,— [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 23 March 1849
CLERGY OF GEELONG. &nbsp; To His Excellency Sir Charles Augustus Fitz Roy, Knight of the Royal Hanoverian Guel- phic Order, Captain-General and Governor-in-Chief of the Territory of New South Wales and its Dependencies. May it please your Excellency, We the Archdeacon of Geelong, the Clergy of the United Church of England &nbsp; and Ireland, the Trustees of the different places of worship in connexion with that Church, and the Licensed Catechists in the Town and neighbourhood, beg leave to express the gratification which we feel at your Excellency's arrival in this province, and to tender to your Excel- lency, as the Representative of Our Most Gracious Sovereign, the assurance of our loyal attachment. The unanimous voice of all classes throughout the Middle District of the Colony has borne testimony to the wis- dom and uprightness of your Excel- lency's administration ; and we trust that your visit to Port Phillip will afford additional proof of the respect and estee...
MR. KENNEDY'S EXPEDITION. JOURNAL OF MR. CARRON. (Concluded from our last.) [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 23 March 1849
MR. KENNEDY'S EXPEDITION. JOURNAL OF MR. CARRON. &nbsp; (Concluded from our last.) &nbsp; Nov. 19th. Thermometer, sunrise 88, noon 102, sunset 92. Wind south-east Thunder and lightning all day ; the natives came th¡s morning very strongly armed, to the number of fifty or sixty ; I could see at once they had no good intentions ; we all turned out with our arms before they got near the camp ; I made signs to them to keep back ; I did not intend to fire at them unless they threw a spear, being anxious to avoid firing if possible; I read prayers this morning at 11 o'clock. 20th. Themo- meter, sunrise 86°, noon 98°, sunset 85°. Wind south-west. Taylor died this morning ; we buried him by the side of Douglas ; I read the funeral service over him. 21st. Thermometer, sunrise 80°, noon 96, sunset 82°. Wind south-east. The natives came this morning about sixty of them; well armed ; they brought us some pieces of fish, but that was only to throw us off our guard ; we all turn...
THE BUILDING SOCIETIES. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 23 March 1849
THE BUILDING SOCIETIES. &nbsp; We have already shown the very large profits made by a borrower from a build- ing society, if he is careful not to allow either mis-calculation, or a momentary excitement to induce him to offer too large a discount in the first instance, and if he also take care that the proceeds of his purchase are invested with proper pre- caution and economy. The following table will show the ample interest re- ceived by the depositor, and we hope that this statement, followed up, as we intend it to be, by a calculation of the compound interest which is likely to be realized, will do away with any tendency that may exist, to an over eagerness to be fingering their money, on the part of shareholders in the societies, and may show them that in quietly paying in their subscriptions, month after month, they are " sowing- their seed upon the waters, which will return to them after many days," and with a far more boun- tiful increase than our friend the Ac- counta...
The Argus. I [?] [?] the place where I [?] demanded [?] conscience [?] speak truth, and therefore the truth I speak, impug[?] [?] [?]ho[?]o list." FRIDAY, MARCH 23, 1849. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 23 March 1849
The Argus. I am in the place where I am demanded of conscience to speak the truth, and therefore the truth I speak, impugn it whoso list." FRIDAY, MARCH 23, 1849. THE FORTHCOMING MEETING. Our hands are so tied pp, with regard to the party mainly implicated in the proceedings which are to be brought under review, at Monday's public meeting, that, if duty to the pub- lic would allow, we would gladly pursue editorially, the same course we have taken privately, and have neither act nor part in the affair. As it is, we will deal with the matter as lightly as we consci- entiously can. It seems indisputable, that the whole of the documents, emanating, or rather which should have emanated from the great Anti-Transportation Meeting of 1847, have been regularly cushioned, or, to speak still more literally, have been allowed to die still-born. It is not shown, nor attempted to be shown, that any one document, of the number, ever left Melbourne. The petition to the Legislative Council, assuredl...
TOWN COUNCIL. Thursday, March 22nd. MINUTES. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 23 March 1849
TOWN COUNCIL. Thursday, March 22nd. MINUTES. The minutes of last meeting were read and con- firmed ; minutes were also read of meetings of the Markets, Finance, and Public Works' Committees the latter reporting the acceptance of a contract &nbsp; for the improvements in Flinders Lane, east of Swanston Strret. THE GOVERNOR'S REPLY. The Town Clerk read the Governor's reply to the address of the Council, which was ordered to be entered on the minutes. PUBLIC WORKS. The Town Clerk laid on the table the return &nbsp; ordered by the Council, showing the tenders for all works performed by contract since the 1st November, 1847, with the names of the tenderers, and the amounts for which they respectively tendered. The return having been read, the Town Clerk, in reply to a question from Councillor Murray, &nbsp; stated with some very trivial exceptions the con- tracts had in ali cases been obtained by the lowest tenderer. &nbsp; Grievances. The Mayor reported v...
THE VICE[?]REGAL VISIT. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 23 March 1849
THE VICE-REGAL VISIT. On Tuesday his Excellency the Governor was occupied during the greater part of the day with interviews, claimed by pri- vate individuals in matters affecting the Government. Among the rest was Mr. Fawkner's ap- plications for costs sustained in arraign- ing at the bar of public opinion an officer of the Government, charged with bribery and corruption in the discharge of his public duty. The Governor refused ac- ceding to the application on the ground that the action brought by Major St. John against Mr. Fawkner was founded upon a voluntary accusation in a news- paper, whereupon Mr. F. determined upon appealing to the Legislative Coun- cil. In the afternoon, his Excellency dined &nbsp; with the Lord Bishop of Melbourne, and drove thence to the Subscription Ball, at the Royal Hotel, which is described as a very grand affair, and being less exclusive than customary, went off with great " eclat." It apppars as if, contrary to custom, the ball passed off ple...
Select Poetry. ELBOW-ROOM. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 23 March 1849
Select Poetry. ELBOW-ROOM. Listen, and mark yon press that wedged in close discomfort stands, Where Labour thrusts on Capital a crowd of craving bands, &nbsp; Where Capital itself is cramped, till stagnant stands the gold, That thro' its limbs, with room to stir, a living tide had rolled. No air to breathe, but at the price—a buffet for a breath ; No space to spare, but what lays bare the scythe of Mower Death. Each foot must tread some fellow's head, or heart, or heel, at best, With smiting hands for helpful, and restlessness for rest. 'Tis England, full and over full ! True—fertile is her soil, But all its growth, trod out by those that have no room to toil : Hearts may be oak, and sinews steel, and arms of Saxon pith: There's work enow for these to win bare standing ing-room therewith. Look, where steam of filthy life the breath of summer taints, Where o'er day and night-long shuttle the hand- loom weaver faints; Where plies the skinny stockinger his labour till he drops ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 23 March 1849
A REGULAR TRADER. FOR PORT FAIRY AND PORTLAND. THER Schooner " WAVE," &nbsp; &nbsp; opplsr*« tha master on & J. L. SMITH. 'anted. > «A SITUATION as Storekeeper on a respect V* able station in %gA*!fy by a young mau ofsu'periar education, recentlj^rrived from Scot land Employment which/rill afford facilities for acquiring a knowledge/f the management of afheep station will compensate lor a trifiing talary. Address E.C./ the office of this paper. Melbourne, March I, 1849. A FEW gentlemen caá be accommodated with board Ena lo/ging/in a residence oleosantly situated/fit a oinvenftnt distance from town, parliculars/taa^^Mtfrmirl by application it the Argus oä_Ee. / Melbourne, February 3/1849._ German Immigration. PERSONS wishing to engage Immigrants by the ship Wappaus, can do so on and after Tuesday, the 13th instant, at the Immigration Barracks, Melbourne. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; The Committee will be in attendance to faci- litate arrange...
Shipping Intelligence. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 23 March 1849
Shipping Intelligence. &nbsp; ARRIVED. March 21.—Palmyra, brig, 145 tons, Lindsey, &nbsp; master, from Adelaide. Passengers—Mrs. Lind- sey and three children, Mr. and Mrs. Miles, and six children, Mr. and Mrs. Suggett, Mr. and Mrs. Wilson, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wilson, Mr. and Mrs. Capewell, Mr. and Mrs. Pickering, and eight children, Mr. and Mrs. Coleman, Mr. and Mrs. Williams, Messrs. S. Elliott, G. Elliott, W. M'Carthy, Gaily, Mosworthy, T. Black, O. Black, Rev. Richard Clark, and nine natives of Switzerland. F. Pitt- man, agent. CLEARED OUT. March 20—Colina, schooner, 55 tons, Taylor, master, for Alberton. March 20 —Mercury, schooner,26 tons, Shade &nbsp; master, for Geelong, in ballast. March 21.—Shamrock, steamer, 200 tons, Gilmore, master, for Sydney. Passengers—Rev. Mr. Mackie, Mrs. and Miss Mackie, Rev. Mr. O'Connell, Mr. and Mrs. Duchene, Messrs. J. Sheppard, —Sheppard, Dry, Símson, R.N., Simpson and Napper. March 21.— Union, schooner, 74 tons, Milne...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 23 March 1849
JOS FSXSÏTÏtf© Public *,b* R«sriXTFUM.T informed, tuai ** OF ALL KJhD8, «lui. »i kmicoted at twn aaovs ornes, With ne'itntss, accuracy, und despatch. Tht Printer particularly inutes attention to his «mu««' «/ BOOK-If OAK, t/u wA»i* of his type L thal purpose being perfectly new, and come, gently ¡¡natty superior to any other office m ¡Selbourne. NOTICE FOUND-KEEPERS and others requiring the publication of advei tUements in the GnvEnNMENT Gazettf, arc reymssted to forward thtir notices, from this date to the Anuus Oßce, Collins-street, thi Gazette being now printed al that office._,_ Seg-istcr of Strayed Cattle» a T the request of a number of our subsonbers A we imve opened at the Publishing Olfice of this Journal, a Registry of Strayed Cattle, with the view of enabling the o« ncrs to recover their miling stock at small expense. We hnve, therefore, to invite settlers who may have strayed cattle on their runs, to furnish to tins onW ii description til such emile which will te publishe...
COURT OF REQUESTS FOR THE TOWN OF MELBOURNE AND COUNTY OF BOURKE. £30 JURISDICTION. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 27 March 1849
COUHT OF REQUESTS FOR THE TOWN OF MELBOURNE AND COUNTY OF BOURKE. £30 Jurisdiction. NOTICE is hereby given, that the Court of Requests for the Town of Melbourne and County of Bourke, with jurisdiction to Thirty Pounds, will be holden at the Court House, Collins-street, Melbourne, on Thursday, the fifth and following days of April next, at the hour of nine o'clock in the forenoon. Plaints must be delivered at the office of the Registrar on or before Tuesday, the 27th day of March instant. Defences or set-off must be filed on or before Saturday, the 31st day of March instant. Every plaint, defence, or set-off, must have the name, residence, and place of business of the plaintiff and defendant, or of the attorney of the plaintiff or defendant written thereon. In defended cases, the defence or set- off must be in accordance with the forms prescribed by the late Rules of Court. By order of the Commissioner, J. 8. GRIFFIN, Registrar Melbourne, March 6th, 1849. &nbsp;