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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 4 May 1849
BT1 li -in-^-r' ' "?' -i 1 JOS PJ&ÏN£I$?.G. \ ' OF ¿Z£ KIADQ, \ .WILL EI.BXfOOXBD'AT I* SE 33 & ».©..XT'.S OÏTK IVi(h tualjuss, arcitrccji, ami despatch. Thi Prinlir par'icu/ar/y inn(«5 attention i printingoj BOOK-WORK, the whole of hil for,that purpose being perfertly new, and c .mjif/y greatty s'upef.ior to u?ty al/ier q/fc SUBSCRIBERS Jo the Ano.vs botfijn i and country, who have io complain,o ¡regular receipt of .that,paper, are respectful I quçsled to mnkt;.tlie same knowp'at the Óffic order (bat for'the future, punctuality in the deli may beWured. ' ' """ KOT2CB ' |}OUND-KEEPERS and others "requt i" the publication of advertisements in GQYEU.NMENI GAZETTE, ore vequcsted to fern their notices, front this datt to the Anous 0/ Collins-street, thjs GAZEITE hping niiiu prinie that office. Xt\BglBtoT o.f Sprayed Cattle, AT the renkest of a number of our subscnl we have opened at the Publishing Ollici tliis Journal, a Registry of Strayed Cattle, w the view of enahhug ...
Superintendent's Office, Melbourne, 2nd May, 1849. TWENTY-FIVE POUNDS REWARD. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 4 May 1849
Superintendent's Office, Melbourne, 2nd May, 1849. TWENTY-FIVE POUNDS REWARD. WHEREAS it has been represented to the Government that the house occupied by Patrick Doherty, at the Old Wooden Bridge, Melbourne, was attacked by four armed men, on the evening of the 30th of April last, for the purpose of robbing the same. His Honor the Super- intendent directs it to be notified, in his Excellency the Governor's name, that a reward of Twenty-five Pounds will be paid to any person or persons who shall giv, such information as shall lead to the &nbsp; apprehension and conviction of the guilty parties. &nbsp; In his Excellency's name, &nbsp; &nbsp; C. J. LA TROBE. &nbsp;
REVISION OF THE ELECTORAL LIST. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 4 May 1849
REVISION OF THE ELECTORAL &nbsp; LIST. NOTICE is hereby given, that a Court of Petty Sessions for the special pur- pose of Revising the Electoral List for the Police District of Portland, under the provisions of the Act of the Governor and Council, 6th Victoria, No. 16, intituled, " An Act to provide for the division of New South Wales into Electoral Districts and for the election of Members to serve in the Legislative Council," will be holden at the Police Office, Portland, on Monday, the Seventh day of May next, at Ten o'clock in the forenoon ; and, that claims and objections which may have been preferred to the Clerk of the Bench, will then be taken into consideration. J. PLAIR, J.P., Police Magistrate. Police Office, Portland, 23rd April, 1849.
POST OFFICE. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 4 May 1849
POST OFFICE. &nbsp; &nbsp; Mail will close for the undermentioned places &nbsp; as follows: — Stag, for London, 5th instant. &nbsp; Sylvanus, for Hobart Town, 4th instant &nbsp; &nbsp; Pilot, ditto ditto Effort, for Circular Head, 4th instant &nbsp; LiW'ts, for Hobart Town. 5th instant &nbsp; Colina, for Port Albert, 7th instant. &nbsp; Circassian, for Hobart Town, 7th instant &nbsp; Swan, for Launceston, 10th instant. &nbsp;
SYDNEY. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 4 May 1849
SYDNEY. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) I find that my late communication, as to the Governor's remarks on transpor- tation, although substantially correct, were deficient in detail, but you will have seen in the papers a full report of his Excellency's statement to the depu- tation upon this subject. I do not think that Port Phillip will be found to have &nbsp; gained much by the concessions which Sir Charles Fitz Roy has made to her, for although she is to escape the infliction of having ticket-of-leave men dispersed among her population, she will have to receive a class which, it is greatly feared, will prove far more dangerous—men over whom there is no check or controul on the part of Government; and who are cast loose among the people in the character of free labourers. The conduct of his Excellency has created the strongest excitement among all classes here, every evening during the present week there have been public meetings, for the forma- tion of Ward Committees to k...
Domestic Intelligence. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 4 May 1849
Domestic Intelligence. NON-ELECTION.—The Globe in its &nbsp; city article says—"Accounts of August 10th have come to hand from Sydney, and 3rd August from Van Diemen's Land. The elections for repre- &nbsp; sentatives in the legislative council had engaged chief attention, and had resulted most curiously &nbsp; in the Port Phillip district. On the first occasion the returning officer was prevented from making up his books, and this illegality compelled a new election, a majonty was given in favor of Earl Grey! The Melbourne people, therefore, have virtually disfranchised themselves, and the ex- planation of the procedure is, that they desire a government separate from what is termed the middle district, or, in other words, they are dissatisfied that their revenue, &c., should merge into that of New South Wales generally." GEELONG. —The great incorporation meeting at Geelong stands adjourned until Tuesday evening next, 8th instant, when it is to be held...
TOWN COUNCIL. Wednesday, 2nd May, 1849. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 4 May 1849
TOWN COUNCIL. &nbsp; &nbsp; Wednesday, 2nd May, 1849. &nbsp; Present the Worshipful the Mayor, &nbsp; Aldermen Johnston and Kerr ; Coun- cillors Annand, Clarke, M'Namara, &nbsp; Murray, and Rankin. &nbsp; THE ASSESSMENT. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; An adjourned meeting of the Council &nbsp; was held at half-pastv-two o'clock, for the purpose of receiving the report of the Committee of the whole Council on the valuation of the city. His Worship the Mayor brought up the report, which shewed a reduction of £112 upon the valuation of the City, as made by the valuators Messrs. Ballingall and O'Farrell, viz. £1 in Gipps Ward, £50 in La Trobe Ward, and £61 in Lonsdale Ward. The principal altera- tions made on the re-valuation were a reduction of £50 on the Club House, Collins-street, £20 on the store in the occupation of Messrs. Griffiths, Fanning and Co., £15 on the store in the occupa- tion of Mr. Furtado, £ 15 on t...
IGNORANCE DETECTED IN THE GARB OF KNOWLEDGE. To the Editor of the Argus. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 4 May 1849
IGNORANCE DETECTED IN THE GARB OF KNOWLEDGE. To the Editor of the Argus. Sir,—The unjustifiable extent to which the characters of respectable men, who have deserved well of the community, are traduced and held up to public ridi- cule by some of our local journals, must be a source of grief to all good men. This is the more to be lamented, when persons who from their knowledge and experience have been selected by the people to fill public offices of trust and honor, are without the least foundation, represented as fit tools for carrying out any measure however mean in itself, or ruinous to their constituents. Let it not be supposed that I am an advocate for &nbsp; the suppression of free discussion, or desirous that there should be any in- fringement made upon the liberty of the press. Such is not the case, for I think these the greatest privileges of which we are possessed, and therefore the last of which we ought to allow ourselves to be deprived. But when men, who are dire...
ELECTORAL REVISION COURTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 4 May 1849
ELECTORAL REVISION COURTS. The period for the revision of the Electoral Lists being appointed by the Act, to be held between the 1st and 15th &nbsp; instant, the City Courts were held in &nbsp; the following order :— BOURKE WARD. His Worship the Mayor, as Alderman of Bourke Ward, with Messrs. Goldie and Sommerville, Assessors, held an open Court for the revision of the Ward list at the Crown Hotel, Lonsdale-street, on Tuesday, the 1st instant, at twelve o'clock. &nbsp; There were three claims for enrolment, two of which were struck out on account &nbsp; of the non-appearance of the claimants; the third Mr. Patrick O'Brien, for a &nbsp; freehold in Lonsdale-street, was sustained and the claimant's name enrolled. The only objection was against Mr. Councillor Stephen, who appeared on the Ward list as the occupant of a dwelling house in Bourke-street, and was objected to by Mr. Alderman Kerr. Mr. Plais- towe, solicitor, appeared for Councillor Ste...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 4 May 1849
A. SUTHERLAND, Builders'! Tlinders-strcct, opposite Princes Bridge, West of Swanston-street. BEGS to inform his friends.and the public ii) peuerul.thttt he has now on hand and r"r«ile 150 pairs ol windon toshes 8 x IO, IO "113 10 le 14,12 x 14,10x15, 12 x16, 12* I l8 and 14 x 20, the above sashes are gluzed and painted, fit for immediate use, and will be sold "Uli or'without frames. Like .-e a large assortment of ledge and panel doors 1, Hi li. IS) nn(1 2 inches, with linings, BOBl'^airíhi/ivea, complete - . A XnyirtHieut of builü>ÍK jnatenals of all ft, blXa ?£iyfï *t- - ws- M ,m^M^ i^m tJinwfrtfrkii fUdílernfrned'-tó' selratW lowest p,iC(! FOR CASH ONLY. / Purlies iatending to build in town ty country noulil do well to visit the establishment of A. S. Buildings erected and country orders executed jntheiliorlest notice, and of the best materials and workmanship. Melbourne, Apr 110th, 1849. î"o tüo S?ubiio of Victoria. CHARLES MORGAN, (Late Foreman to Mr. Guthridge,) PAINTER, PAP...
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, MAY, 4, 1849. THE JUDGE AND THE PRESS. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 4 May 1849
The Argus. &nbsp; &nbsp; 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, MAY, 4, 1849. THE JUDGE AND THE PRESS. Mr. Justice a'Beckett has done with us, for the present. We have not yet done with Mr. a'Beckett. We wish that we could reconcile it with our conscience to allow this last escapade to sink into silence, and be forgotten ; but the attack was too bold, too shameless, too remark- able in every way, to be allowed to pass by as an ordinary nine days wonder. There is much instruction to be derived from its consideration, and it would be a gross injustice to ourselves, and to the public, to let it drop without adequate discussion. His Honor has most wan- tonly and gratuitously broken the truce lately proclaimed between us, dependent of course upon good behaviour on both sides, and he must now abide the conse- quences. The only semblance of an argument in favour of the late proc...
ADJOURNED LICENSING SESSIONS. TUESDAY, MAY 1ST. 1849. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 4 May 1849
ADJOURNED LICENSING SESSIONS. TUESDAY, MAY 1ST, 1849. AN adjourned meeting of District Li- censing Migistrates was held at the Police-office flor the purpose of taking recognizances, and taking into considera- tion four petitions sent in by unsuccess- &nbsp; ful applicants for general licenses on the Annual Licensing Day, viz, Mr. &nbsp; &nbsp; George Sommerville, Wheat Sheaf, Pentridge; Mr. H. Biker, Old England Hotel, Heidelberg; Mr. G. Mouldy, British Museum Hotel, Richmond ; and Mr. Thomas Weekly, Rich- mond Hotel, Richmond. The following Magistrates were on &nbsp; &nbsp; the Bench:—James Simpson, Esq., &nbsp; &nbsp; Warden of the District, Drs. Playne, &nbsp; Wilmot, and M'Arthur, Captain Dana, and Messrs. J. Carr Riddel, Sidney Stephen, Edward Curr, and Patrick M'Arthur. The first business to be disposed of was that of the recognizances, but in &nbsp; consequence of some objections raised to the course ado...
SUPREME COURT—(CIVIL SIDE). BEFORE His Honor Mr. Justice A'Beckett, Resident Judge. TUESDAY. 1ST MAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 4 May 1849
SUPREME COURT—(CIVIL SIDE). Before His Honor Mr. Justice A'Beckett, &nbsp; Resident Judge. TUESDAY, 1ST MAY. The Court sat this morning, for the &nbsp; assessment of damages, in the following &nbsp; undefended causes. &nbsp; ASSESSORS.—Messrs. William Highett, J. W. Howey, William Hull, and James Jackson. McLaren v. Armitstead.—Mr. Williams, for plaintiff, stated, that this was an action of assumpsit, in which J. C. &nbsp; McLaren, Esq., Inspector of the Union Bank of Australia, was plaintiff. The action was, to recover the sum of £101 14s. 8d., due by defendant to the Bank. Mr. J. H. Smith, Managing Clerk to Mr. Duerdin, plaintiff's attorney, proved that Mr. Armitstead had, several times, admitted the debt, and promised to ar- range the matter. The jury assessed the damages at the amount claimed, £101 14s. 8d. James v. Mahony.—An action of as- sumpsit, for goods sold and delivered. Mr. Williams, for the plaintiff—The original claim was £1...
NO CONVICTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 4 May 1849
NO CONVICTS. OUR last issue contained a brief account, from our Sydney Correspondent, of the interview of the Sydney Anti-Pollution deputation with His Excellency the Go- vernor ; subjoined we give the official reply to the deputation. His Excellency said :— 1. Finding that there wonld be great difficulty in the absence of the requisite machinery, in pr- viding for the proper registration and discipline of any convicts who might be sent out to Port Phillip with a promise of receiving tickets-of- leave on their arrival, I was induced at the ur- gent request of His Honor the Superintendent of that District, to consent that any that might ar- rive there, pending the result of the communica- i'on which I deemed it necessary immediately to make to Her Majesty's Goveinment on the sub- ject, should be forwarded to the Middle District. 2. As, however, the Secretary of State has ex- pressly intimated to me that only a moderate number of persons of this description will be sent out to New Sou...
Shipping Intelligence. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 4 May 1849
Shipping Intelligence. ARRIVED. &nbsp; May 1—Colina, schooner, 55 tons, Taylor, master, from Port Albert 30th ult. Passengers— cabin—Mrs. Lenon and three children, Mrs. Gillen, Mr. M'Laren, and 3 in the steerage.—F Pittman, agent. May 2—Swan, brig, 149 tons, Woods, master, from Launceston 27th, and Circular Head 30th &nbsp; ultimo. Passengers—(Cabin)—Mr.C. Bentani, Mr. D. Allen, Mr. A. C. Flowers, Mr. A. &nbsp; Flowers, Mr. Edsell, Mrs. Park, and 10 in the. steerage. W. B. Hatch, agent. May 3—Barbara, schooner, 16 tons, Fullarton, &nbsp; master, from Geelong, with 34 casks tallow, 18 &nbsp; bales wool, 69 bags potatoes. CLEARED OUT. May 1—Enterprise, schooner, 59 tons, Ball, &nbsp; master, for Circular Head, in Ballast. Pas- &nbsp; senger—-Mr. Joseph Day. May 2—Mary Shepherd, barque, 625 tons, &nbsp; John A. M'Donald, for Guam, in ballast. May 2—Lord George Bentinck, barque, 600 tons, E. D. Edgell, for Calcutta, in ball...
CROWN LANDS BEYOND THE SETTLED DISTRICTS. CAVEATS AGAINST CLAIMS TO LEASES. PORTLAND BAY DISTRICT. Superintendent's Office, Melbourne 2nd May, 1849. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 4 May 1849
CROWN LANDS BEYOND THE SETTLED DISTRICTS. CAVEATS AGAINST CLAIMS TO LEASES. PORTLAND BAY DISTRICT. Superintendent's Office, Melbourne 2nd May, 1849. &nbsp; WITH reference to the several Notices, in the Government Gazette, publishing Claims to Leases of Runs, beyond the Settled Districts, it is hereby noti- fied, for the information of all Parties interested, that Caveats have been received, against the Claims specified in the accompanying List. 2. It is to be understood, that no new Caveats, having reference to demands &nbsp; already advertised, will be received after the present date, except for special cause &nbsp; shown. &nbsp; &nbsp; 3. Parties interested will be allowed personal access - if they so desire it - to the Caveats already lodged, on application at this Office. 4. Any Caveat may be withdrawn by the party lodging it, on a Written Ap- plication being made to that effect, the Signature to such Application being attested by a Justic...
Select Poetry. THE OLD TREE. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 4 May 1849
Select Poetry. THE OLD TREE. &nbsp; It bends, as with the weight of many years, Over a brook—this venerable tree ; &nbsp; &nbsp; Not where the water lightly leaps along, Like giddy Youth, in chase of some gay dream ; But where it stops, to ponder mournfully, &nbsp; Like Age reflecting on the past with blame. Over this tranquil pool the Old Tree stoops, Grazing upon its semblance undisturbed. As though in self-inspection all-absorbed, Patiently waiting for its time to fall. 'Tis utterly alone in its old age ; With nought about it to companion it, Saving the faithful image on the brook, That steadfast sticketh to its ancient friend. The saplings, and the vigorous trees around, So full of life, evince no sympathy ; Swing their blithe branches to and fro with glee, And stretch, exultingly, every twig to heaven. They sing glad songs, and chatter to the breeze, And make a merry whistling with their leaves ; While the Old Tree's poor paralytic limbs, Rubbing...
Domestic Intelligence [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 4 May 1849
DOMESTIC INTELLIGENCE &nbsp; BUILDING SOCIETIES.—May meeting of of the Australia Felix Building Society, was held, on Tuesday evening last, at &nbsp; &nbsp; the Mechanics' Institution. The chair was taken by Mr. J. G Foxton, Pre- sident of the Society. The very large amount of £751 6s was handed in, as monthly contributions, from the mem- bers, and 50 new shares taken. Messrs. R. C. Dunn and John Barr were elected members of Committee, vice Messrs. C. Williamson and James Paterson. The Chairman announced that a sale of shares would take place on the first Tuesday evening in June, when five shares, not taken up, would, also, be sold at the risk of the former purchaser. The monthly meeting of the Victoria Building Society was held on Wednesday evening, at the Temperance Hall, Russell Street, Coun- cillor Nicholson presiding. Eleven new shares were subscribed for, and £401 paid as contribution money. It was announced from the chair, that a sale of shares would...
CRIMINAL SESSIONS. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 8 May 1849
CRIMINAL SESSIONS. IT is ordered, that a Criminal Session and General Gaol Delivery of the Supreme Court of New South Wales, for the District of Port Phillip, be holden at the Court House, La Trobe-street, in the Town of Melbourne, on Tuesday, the fifteenth day of May instant, at the hour of Ten o'clock in the forenoon, at which all parties concerned are requested to give their attendance. Dated this first day of May, a. d. 1849. WILLIAM a'BECKETT, Resident Judge.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 8 May 1849
In the Insolvent Estate cf Peter Sinclair, ol Mulop siren, Geeloo?, in the District o Port Phillip, indi Colony of New .South Wel.1, Baker. t H ER li AS, the estate of Peter Sincl/r, ol Mulop-sircct, Geelong, in the Juitricl ol Port Phillip, in the colon» of Ne#8oulí Wales, baker, was, cn ihvMnh du Jil Jliy, one thousand eight hunibcd and Arty-nine, placed under sequestration M my hanns, by order of his Honor Mr. Jusly a'Bc-ckj/t, Ittiidej Judge ol the Supreme CaTrt for th/Diurictpd Colony aforesaid, ana Mho did \ii lurtlierj under his hand, appaMt James tfrabam, of bourne, (one of ihu^rlcial assjfiiees of ImAnti Estates for the JW" district to be (Jk official assignee of audJerr this esujm ; I bcrel# appoint a public meeting orUbe crjniiors of thjAaid Peter Sinclair to be holdtaJrefore me, # my offitt. Supreme Court House Jfctrobe-strcÄ Melbourne, on Tbursduy, the eevAtsyluy 'pi June neil, it the hour ol elevenyrfclock yin. tlier lorenoo»,for proof of debts, anjrfor the election of...