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COURT FOR REVISION OF ELECTORAL CLAIMS. CHEPSTOWE. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 8 May 1849
COURT FOR REVISION OF ELEC- TORAL CLAIMS. CHEPSTOWE. NOTICE is hereby given that a Court for the Revision of Electoral &nbsp; claims for the Police District of the Pyrenees, District of Port Phillip ; will be held at the Police Office, Chepstowe, near Mount Emu, on Wednesday the 9th day of May next. EDWARD C. DUNN, &nbsp; Clerk of Petty Sessions, &nbsp; Chepstowe. April 27th, 1849.
TIMBER BRIDGE. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 8 May 1849
TIMBER BRIDGE. TENDERS will be received until noon of Saturday, the 19th May, &nbsp; from parties willing to tender for the erection of a Timber Bridge, over the Woodanga Creek, near Albury. Tenders to be endorsed " Tender for Woodanga Bridge," and deposited in the box marked "Tenders for Works and Stores" at the western entrance of the Government Offices ; or they may be forwarded by post, directed to " His Honor the Superintendent, Melbourne." Plans and specifications can be seen and every information obtained at the Police-office, Albury, and the under- mentioned office. The Government will not necessarily accent the lowest tender. By order of His Honor the Superintendent, DAVID LENNOX, &nbsp; Superintendent of Bridges, &nbsp; Bridge-office, &nbsp; Melbourne, 1st May, 1849. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;
STONE ENCLOSING WALL, LUNATIC ASYLUM, NEAR MELBOURNE. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 8 May 1849
STONE ENCLOSING WALL, LUNA- TIC ASYLUM, NEAR MELBOURNE. TENDERS will be received until noon of Saturday the 19th instant, for the erection of a Stone Wall to the present wing of the Lunatic Asylum, near Mel- bourne. Tenders to be sealed, endorsed " Tender for Stone Wall," and deposited in the box marked "Tender for Works and Stores," at the Western entrance of the New Government Offices, Melbourne. Specification may be seen, and further information obtained at the undermen- tioned Office. The Government will not necessarily accept the lowest tender. By order of His Honor The Superintendent, HENRY GINN, Clerk of Works. Public Works Office, Melbourne, 1st May, 1849.
SYDNEY. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 8 May 1849
SYDNEY. &nbsp; (From our own correspondent) I never knew Sydney more barren of intelligence than it is at the present moment. The nisi prius sittings at the Supreme Court commenced this morning, but I do not think there are more than eighteen or twenty causes for trial, and these will be insufficient to occupy half of the time set apart for this business. The falling off in law business is quite astounding, and I scarcely know what the Barristers will do for a living, unless the spirit of litigation is again aroused to some extent, of which there appears at present but little likelihood. There is a temporary lull in the anti- transportation excitement; all the Ward Committees are now formed, but no definite course has, as far as I can learn, been determined upon. The plan most generally talked of is an assemblage on the Circular Quay, to oppose by actual force, if necessary, the landing of con- victs, whenever they arrive ; but I doubt whether so extreme a course will be san...
PORT PHILLIP GOVERNMENT GAZETTE. (Published by Authority.) [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 8 May 1849
PORT PHILLIP GOVERNMENT GAZETTE. (Published by Authority.) NOTICE is hereby given, that a Court of Petty Sessions will bLe &nbsp; holden at the Police Office, Melbourne, on Saturday, the 12th day of May next, at the hour of twelve o'clock noon, for the purpose of revising the Electoral List, for the Electoral District of the County of Bourke, in the Police District of Bourke. By order, ROBERT CADDEN, Clerk of Petty Sessions, Countyvof Bourke. Melbourne, Police-office, 23rd April, 1849.
Colonial Secretary's Office, Sydney, 7th April, 1849. TOWN OF BENALTA. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 8 May 1849
Colonial Secretary's Office, Sydney, 7th April, 1849. TOWN OF BENALTA. &nbsp; NOTICE is hereby given, that a site has been fixed upon for a Township, at the undermentioned place, and that a copy of the approved plan may be seen at the Office of the Surveyor General, in Sydney, or at the Police Office, Albury. Benalta, at the crossing place on the Broken River in the District of Port Phillip. By His Excellency's Command, E. DEAS THOMSON.
THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 8 May 1849
THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. Mr. Edward Curr has finished his second term of office as a member of the Legislative Council, and the return of his services is, as before, nil, for beyond franking his letters, and playing an amusing little interlude with his carpet bag, which either went, or assayed to go to Sydney, there has been no symptom of legislation manifested by the Hon. gentleman during either of his two periods of membership. The people who style themselves real electionists, are, of course, furious with Mr. Curr, for leaving them in the lurch, &nbsp; and they now acknowledge they deserved no better treatment for putting their &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; trust in a man who stood confessed a traitor to his own principles. We plead guilty to feeling unmitigated pleasure at the result. At best dangerous to rely upon as a coadjutor, we feel that Mr. Curr could never have so effectually served the cause of non-elec...
Superintendent's Office, Melbourne, 2nd May, 1849. TWENTY-FIVEPOUNDS REWARD. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 8 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 give such information as shall lead to the apprehension and conviction of the guilty parties. In his Excellency's name, C. J. LA TROBE. IMPOUNDED at the Deep Creek &nbsp; ö Pound, 29th April, 1849 : 1 Strawberry steer, like C in circle or C3 off ribs, illegible. 1 Brown speckled-sided steer, S in cir- cle, off ribs, A off shoulder. I Yellow steer, A off ribs, F in circle near ribs. I. Blood-red steer, üp-horns, speckled flank, notch in both ears, 12 off shoulder, JN near rump, JN nea...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 8 May 1849
...J WA" fÄ,EXA¥DE\SIMPSON DOPtol tb'13VediumVthrough which!« . unnoVice to the inboflkants ot Warruwi' ' bool, and tbeVettlers^úi its vmpity, that he hu I commenced IjWiness r\ a sadSer and hintu maker ia that^townabiW, and opened » »hop stocked with everySilescripRûn of ai tide belonging lo the trade. ' \ A. S. is prepared to sell X reasonable price*, and execute any orders with \hiub he miv I» entrusted iu a workmanlike mi Warrnambool, March 17th, 1849. v\ t part of the pióvince; and to Sydney, V«* Diemen's Land, South Australia, Swan JWWj New Zealand, the Mauritius, the Cape o] Gul Hope, England, h eland, and Scotland, Ik United States oj America, France, India, tyr by every possible opportunity. The evVjFf terminate on t\e 31st Mar/jh, 30th Jt"»^¡, September, and\\ st Decemttr. at which %Hfy only Al sufcjcrlker« déchue, by giving noli»» umtinghndpuyfa the mbunt du* te tUm irrent quVrter.\Pet-sinf¡ diñrm «I ' during \e curnncy op « ewritiy ^charged from the date of thOr W terms ...
MELBOURNE[?]HOSPITAL[?] [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 8 May 1849
Melbourne Hospital, &nbsp; 2nd May, 1849. &nbsp; &nbsp; In-Patients &nbsp; Remaining 26th April.... 19 Admitted since ... 3 22 &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Discharged ......... 2 Remaining in the House.. 20 &nbsp; OUT- PATIENTS. Relieved during the week .. 7 Admitted since....... 4 Total... 11 Medical Officers for the Week: Physician, Dr. Wilmot; Surgeon, W.H. Campbelll, Esq. &nbsp; Joseph Clowes, Resident Apothecary.
SALE OF TOOLS, &c., FROM CAPE OTWAY LIGHT HOUSE. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 8 May 1849
SALE OF TOOLS, &c., FROM CAPE &nbsp; OTWAY LIGHT HOUSE. NOTICE is hereby given, that on Thursday, the 17th instant, at one o'clock, p.m., the articles herewith de- scribed will be sold by auction, at the Custom House Store, Melbourne, viz.:— Bullock bows Yokes and chains Quarrymen's tools Crowbars, wedges, vyces Blacksmith's bellows Blasting powder Bullock hides Anvils Casks tallow Empty bags Sundry bags flour, more or less damaged Drays in pieces Handbarrows, &c., &c., &c. &nbsp; &nbsp; By order of His Honor &nbsp; The Superintendent, &nbsp; HENRY GINN, Clerk of Works. Public Works Office, Melbourne, 4th May, 1849.
STOCK MARKET. SAL[?]S [?]FFECTED DURING THE PAST WEEK BY MESSRS [?]EAR AND SON. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 8 May 1849
STOCK MARKET. SALES EFFECTED DURING THE PAST WEEK BY MESSRS &nbsp; DEAR AND SON. Fat Cattle—There has been a plentiful supply &nbsp; in the market this week ; good quality bullocks sold at from 58s to 65s each, or about 8s per 100lbs ; inferior ditto, and cows, at about 6s per 100 lbs. Store Cattle—A lot of half fat steers sold at 25s, there are some buyers in the market for mixed cattle, but at low prices. Working bullocks were more in demand this week, four good ones sold at £9 per pair. Sheep—Fat wethers of good quality are still scarce, and worth about 1¾d per lb., with a pros- pect of a still further advance; several lots of very inferior wethers have been in the market this week, and sold at from 5s to 5s 6d. Store wethers sell at 4s each ; there is a good demand. Sheep with good stations are much enquired for. Horse Stock—Useful hacks sold at a very low rate this week, at the sales; prices ranged from 7 to 9 guineas ; working hacks, from 4 to 6 guineas; and dr...
MELBOURNE MARKET. May 7. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 8 May 1849
MELBOURNE MARKET. May 7. Grain.—The market has been steadily sup- plied with wheat, and the price appears fixed. Barley is so plentiful as to be almost unsaleable The following are the prices current :—wheat from 3s to 3s 6d ; oats (seed) 3s 6d ; (common) 2s 6d to 3s ; barley 2s 9d per bushel. Flour.—First quality, £10 ; seconds, £9 per 2000 lbs. Hay.—This article is gradually rising in price, and is now selling at £2 15s per ton. Potatoes are still scarce and are likely to get beyond their present price, £6 per ton. Imported Goods. Spirits.—Martell's brandy keeps scarce, and &nbsp; there is yet no stock of it held by original im- porters ; and no prospect of an immediate supply being received. There is a sufficiency of rum, gin and whiskey on hand for the existing demand. The following are the present rates :—Brandy, (Martell's) 7s to 7s 6d per gallon; Rum, 3s 6d to 4s; Gin, 18s per case. Malt Liquors.—This description of liquor both in bottle and wood is scarce. In the for...
BONDED WAREHOUSE. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 8 May 1849
BONDED WAREHOUSE. Spirits and tobacco delivered from the ware house for the week ending May 5th, 1849. Home Consumption—B. P. rum, 714 gallons ; brandy, 1121 ; geneva, 370 ; cordials, 3 ; tobacco, 1922 lbs ; cigars, 93 lbs. Exportation—B. P. rum, 236 ; brandy, 276 ; geneva, 15 ; whiskey, 81. Warehoused—B. P. rum, 200 gallons; brandy, 111 ; geneva, 56.
POST OFFICE. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 8 May 1849
POST OFFICE. Mails sill close for the undrimentioned places is follows:— &nbsp; Stag, for London 9th instant. Colina, for Port Albert, 6th instant. Circassian, for Hobart Town, 8th instant. &nbsp; Swan, for Launceston, 10th instant.
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 whose list." TUESDAY, MAY, 8, 1849. THE LICENSING BENCH. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 8 May 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." &nbsp; &nbsp; TUESDAY, MAY, 8, 1849. THE LICENSING BENCH. It will be a source of gratification to our readers, to learn from another column, that the City Magistrates have &nbsp; adhered to the course adopted at the annual licensing meeting, and have again shown a decided determination not to allow the continued multiplica- tion of public houses. It required some little resolution to withstand the torrent of abuse which was heaped upon them, by the parties interested in the new applications, and by a portion of the local press, but we feel assured that the approval of their own consciences, and the testimony of all good men as to the wisdom of the step they have adopted, will make ample amends for any slight odium they may have incurred. An interference with the now re- cognised laws of free trade, which are doing so much ...
Original Correspondence. To the Editor of the Argus. Melbourne, 5th May, 1849. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 8 May 1849
Original Correspondence. &nbsp; To the Editor of the Argus. Melbourne, 5th May, 1849. Sir—I observe a letter in your Fri- day's number, signed Henry H. Nash, replying (as he says) to the complaints of Mr. Boardman, and others, relative to the exclusivenesa of the St. George's dinner. I acknowledge, Sir, the subject is al- together so mean, as to be hardly worth troubling you about ; yet for all, I think Mr. Nash requires some thanks, for the explanation he has so kindly tendered ; and which in my opinion, is just—no explanation whatever. What he terms his reply to Mr. Boardman, certainly abounds in such expletives, as,—"quite nettled,"—" an over-heated brain,"— " out of all order,"—" high dudgeon," —ending with—" non compos mentis," (I wonder what that means.) He then goes on to say, " You have been pleased to accuse of inhospitality, discourtesy, &c., a body of men whose intentions were strictly liberal, &c." (Fudge.) " I cannot," he says, "suffer these calu...
WARRNAMBOOL. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 8 May 1849
WARRNAMBOOL. (From our own correspondent.) Last week, Mr. Skene, Government Surveyor, sent up his report and plan of country lands around Warrnambool, sur- veyed by him, so that we now look for- ward for a sale at an early period. A great number of intending purchasers have been anxiously waiting, and for the further advancement of our township, I trust a sale of country lands will soon be held, so as to give parties time to have their seed in the ground this year. As the Government have done comparatively little for us, I hope they will bestir them- selves in this matter, as we look for sup- port to a large agricultural population, and for which this district possesses so many natural advantages. The Sophia, schooner, has been over- due for the last day or two, caused no doubt by contrary winds. She is now, I understand, regularly laid on this trade. The grain is fast arriving in town, and our two mills will be going for the next month or two. Next season, however, there will be su...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 8 May 1849
JOS PRINTING. Tal PUBLIC *R» RESPKCTFULLY INfOHMBD, THAI ¡tintáis ALL KI1SDS, WILL Bl BXRC»TED>AT »KB A a O TT Ö .OFFICE, ICilíi »«atn«5i,acouraoy, and deipatch. Tht Printer particularly invites attention ta his printing q/ BOOK-WORK, the whole of his type far that purpose being perfectly new, and conse aumtly greatly superior lo any other office in Melbourne* SUBSCRIBERS to the Anous both in town and country, who have to complain of the irregular receipt of that paper, are respectfully re- quested to make the same known at the Office, in ordcrthat for the future, punctuality in tbe delivery nay be insured. ~~~ Notice POUND-KEEPERS and others requiring the publication of advertisements in the Government Gazette, are requested to forward thiirnotices, from this date to the Altona Office, Collins-street, the Gazette being now printed at (dot office. Begister of Strayed Cattle, AT the request of a number of our subscribers we have opened at the Publishing Office of this Journal, a R...