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NOTICE. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 25 December 1846
NOTICE, (^1 REAT inconvenience being found to arise JT both to the public and the Banks, from cheques being made payable to order, notice is hereby given, that after the 1st of January next, the undersigned Establishments will not pay cheques drawn otherwise than payable to bearer, and if from inadvertency, or any other cause cheques payable to order should be honoured the undersigned E-ftablUhments will not hold them- selves responsible for the correctness of the en- dorsements. For the Bank of Australasia, D. C. M'ARTIIUR, Manager. For the Union Bank of Australia. WILLIAM FLETCHER, Manager.
PROCLAMATION. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 25 December 1846
PROCLAMATION. By his Excellency Sir Charles Augustus Fitz Roy, Knight Compsnion of the Royal Hano- verian Guelphio Order, Captain-General, and Governor-in-Chicf of the Territory of New South Wales and its Dependencies, and Vice Admiral of the same, &c, &c. \JKT H BREAS by an Act of the Governor and ¥ V Legislative Council of New South Wales, passed in the sixth year of the reign of her pre- sent Majesty Queen Victoria, intituled, " An Act lo consolidate and amend the law» relating to Courts of Requests, and to eilend the jurisdiction of such Courts in the County of Cumberland," it was amongst other things enacted, that from and after the first duy of January, 1843, Courts of Requests should be holden in and for such Counties and Districts, or other portions of this Colony and its Dependencies, and tit such places respectively, as the Governor should, by Pro-, carnation for that purpose from time to time appoint. And it was further enacted, tbut Courts should be holde...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 25 December 1846
Foe Sytt&ey. VÇ^§~ HP ^E mst sniling brig ¡Ä^. -*. "CHRISTINA," ffrîX W. II. Saunders, commander, _,i^Sra»w'll positively sail for the above port on TUESDAY evening next the 29th mutant. For freight or passage apply to, II. A. SMITH, Market-square. Dec. 24. For Ziondon 23ircct. TO LOAD AT POINT HENRY. vÇ^ST PTnilE fine first-clitsi barque JL » SPARTAN," "^0^364 tons register, R. Daidson, _t§j»£qpcommander, having the greater part ol her cargo eugaged, will have immediate despatch. Por freight or passage, having superior accom- modations, apply to DALGETY", BORRADAILE & GORE, Melbourne or Geelong Wanted, "ANTED by the undersigned, Twenty well bred Heifers, to calve within a month orso. 3. MATHEWS & CO., Elizabeth street. Melbourne, 21st December, 1840. WOOZi, THE undersigned will purchase or make advances on Wool, consigned to their agents ia London or Liverpool. 'DALGETY, BORRADAILE & GORE, Melbourne and Geelong. Tallow. THE Undersigned will purchase,...
THE OVERLAND MAIL. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 25 December 1846
THE OVERLAND MAIL. The Overland Mail from Sydney arrived yesterday at 25 minutes past 3 o'clock, the contractor making the experiment for the purpose of settling the arrangements under the new contract. In future the Mail from Sydney will he ready for delivery at the Melbourne Post-office at a quarter past 4 o'clock, p.m., on Mondays and Thursdays, and the return Mail will close at a quarter to 2 o'clock on Tuesdays and Fridays. We congratulate our fellow-colonists on this alteration in our relations with Sydney, which we think we are war- ranted in considering as a result, and one of the most beneficial, of the establish- ment of the Argus Express.
LATEST NEWS FROM ENGLAND. (From the Sydney Morning Herald.) [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 25 December 1846
..LATEST NEWS FROM ENGLAND. (From the Sydney Morning Heiald.) "By the St. George we have received En- glish papers to the 30th August. The speech was unusually tame. A very important step towards the set- tlement of the squatting system has been taken, Parliament having authorised the issue of leases for fourteen years. Much will of course depend upon the regula- tions which are to be issued by the Privy Coupcil, but from the expressions of Earl Grey to gentlemen connected with the colony there is little doubt that they will be framed in a conciliatory spirit. Mr. Scott made an effective speech; but to show how little interest is taken in any colonial subject, the Times says that there were only eight members in the House during the discussion. A Bill prepared and brought into the &nbsp; House of Commons by Mr. Haws, Lord John Russell and Mr Buller, was passed " to make further provision for the go- vernment of the New Zealand Islands;" it enacts that Her Majesty may establi...
Shipping Intelligence. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 25 December 1846
Sapino InMlígrncc. ARRIVED. "* 'December 23.-Christina, brig, 126 tons, 'Saunders, master, from Sydney. Passengers Messrs. Wade, Dent, Rbind, Burnett, Heskcth, - Cue; Mrs. Peek and Mrs, Spink. II. A. Smith, agent. CLEARED OUT. December 22.-Mercury, schooner, Hodges, "master, for Circular Head) in ballast. No pas -sengers. December 23.-Pedlar, schooner, Tait, master, .'for Launceston via Circular Head. Passeneers -Mr. and Mrs. Fenton, C. Roberts, J. Stanford and G. Adams. December 23.-Sister, schooner, 44 tons, KoriT, master, for Portland and Adelaide. Pas- sengers for Portland-Mr. and Mrs. Dodds and ', child, W. Clements, W. Taylor, S. Woith, J. .".Boulston, W. Farewell. For Adelaide-Mr. and Mrs. Banbury, Mr. T. Miithews, Mr. I Mathews, junior, Master John and the Misses . Mary and Emma Mathews, Mr. Hawke, and ,r Mr. Strickland ; steerage-Mr. Bird, B. Hobson, .J. Joyce, wire and two children, Mir. and Mrs. ] Willis, und three children, J. Williams, T. Mor-1 ^i-don and J, Symmonds. |...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 25 December 1846
JOB PRINTING. The Public are respectfully informed, that Job Printing &nbsp; OF ALL KINDS, WILL BE EXECUTED AT THE MELBOURNB ARGUS OFFICE, With neatness, accuracy, and despatch. The Printer particularly invites attention to his printing of BOOK-WORK, the whole of his type for that purpose being perfectly new, and conse- quently greatly superior to any tlhtr office in Melbourne. First Wool Ship for London. THE fine first-class teak-built ship &nbsp; "WILLIAM WILSON," &nbsp; 430 tons, Captain W. E. Shaw, having the greatest portion of her cargo engaged, will sail positively the first week in January. For freight or passage, apply to the Com- mander on board ; or to > JAMES CAIN; or to McLACHLAN & SHAW. 16th November, 1846. For London Direct. THE fine first-class River-built ship ). " HOOGHLY/' -csaosssaeB»'165 ton» register, William Henry, commander, is now ready to receive cargo, and will meet with despatch. She has superior poop and between deck ac...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 25 December 1846
Australasian Kilwinning- Xiodge. T.IIE Brethren of the Ancient and Honorable Fraternity of Free and Accepted Masons j are invited to assemble at the St. John's Tavern, Queen-street, at one o'clock, p.m., on Monday, the 28th instnnt, to nssist in the ceremony of laying the Fouudution-stone of the Temperance Hall. , By order, J. MACDONALD, Secretary. 18th December, 1846. Australia Felix loilgc of Hiram FESTIVAL OF ST. JOHN THE EVANGELIST. THE Brethren of the above Lodge will as- semble at the Lodge Room, St. John's Ta- vern, on Monday, 28th December inst, at High Twelve, according to pristine usage. By order of the ' W. M., J. T. SMITH, Melbourne, 17th December, 1846. Secretary. Lodge of Australia Felix. No. 697. THE Members of this Lodfje are desired to attend a Meeting at the hour of High Twelve on Monday next, the 28th instant, to commemorate tho Anniversary of St. John. By order, J. S., Acting Secretary Australasian Kilwinning Siodsre» FESTIVAL OF ST. JOHN, THE EVANGELIST. THE BRE...
In the Insolvent Estate of Alexander Mackillop, of Melbourne, in the District of Port Phillip. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 25 December 1846
In the Insolvent Estate of Alexander Mackillop, of Melbourne, in the District of Port Phillip. &nbsp; NOTICE is hereby given that an account and plan of distribution of the available as- sets in the estate of Alexander Mackillop , of Mel- bourne, the abovenamed insolvent, now lies at the office of the Chief Commissioner of Insolvent Estates for the District of Port Phillip, at the Supreme Court House, La Trobe-street, Mel- bourne, for the inspection of the creditors thereof, and that any creditor or other person interested therein objecting to the confirmation of the same, must lodge a caveat, stating the grounds of such objection, at the office of the said Chief Com- missioner within sixteen days from the date hereof. Dated at Melbourne, this twenty-fourth day of December, A.D. 1846. JAMES GRAHAM, Official Assignee.
THE LAND OF THE THISTLE. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 25 December 1846
THE LAND OF THE THISTLE. Though bright be the lands of the rose and the shamrock, Though green be the verdure of Erin's fair Isle, Yet never-oh never-their beauty can vie with The land of the thistle, and heather chid hill. Dear Scotia in memory thou seemest ever near me, Though far, parted far, by the wide roaring sea, May fancy's bright vision with all here, still blend thee, Thou land-oh thou land of the Thistle for me. Thy sons like thy mountaias, may seem rough &nbsp; and homely, But truth and integrity mark them as thine, O'er all other nations, their fame and their glory, Their honour, their courage and valour all shine. X*t others rejoice in these sun nurs'd proud regions, Australia can ne'er twine a charm for me, Ï long for thy breezes and cool flowing foun- tains, Thou land-oh thou land of the Thistle for me. 'Our feathery tribes though they flaunt in gay plumage, No sweet music echoes the wild woods among, , 3Mo lively chanting, the gay heart to ravish, iOr when s...
In the Insolvent Estate of John Pascoe Fawkner, of Pascoeville, in the District of Port Phillip. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 25 December 1846
In the Insolvent Estate of John Pascoe Fawkner, of Pascoeville, in the District of Port Phillip. NOTICE is hereby given that an account and plan of distribution of available assets in the estate of John Pascoe Fawkner, of Pascoe- ville, the abovenamed insolvent, now lies at the Office of the Chief Commissioner of Insolvent Estates for the District of Port Phillip, at the Supreme Court House, La Trobe-street, Mel- &nbsp; bourne, for the inspection of the creditors thereof, and that any creditor or other person interested &nbsp; therein objecting to the confirmation of the same, must lodge a caveat, stating the grounds of such objection, at the office of the said Chief Com- missioner within sixteen days from the date hereof. Dated at Melbourne this twenty-fourth day of December, A.D. 1846. JAMES GRAHAM, Official Assignee.
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 25 December 1846
DIED. At Glasgow, on the 15th July last, George Balbirnie, aged 70 years, one of the last survi- vors of the Balbirnie's of Fife, whose estates were forfeited in 1715. In early life he served in the Loyal Tay Fensibles, in the Irish rebellion of '98, where he married Margaret, second daughter of John Vance, Esq., of Cough, in the County of Tyrone, and niece to the late Alderman Vance, of Dublin. His long and constant practice of moral and christian virtue will not be soon for- gotten by a large circle of his friends, and a nu- merous family, the elder of whom is our fellow colonist Mr. Balbirnie, of South Yarra. On Saturday, the 12th instant, at Springfield, near Goulburn, Robert Deane, Esq., late of Mel- bourne. At his residence, Waterloo Place, London, on the 27th of August, aged 77, Edward Boyd, Esq., of Merton Hall, in the county of Wigton, N. B., father of Mr. Benjamin Boyd, of this Colony.
Colonial Secretary's Office, Sydney, 2nd Dec., 1846. CONDITIONAL PARDONS. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 25 December 1846
Colonial Secretary's Office, Sydney, 2nd Dec, 1846. CONDITIONAL PARDONS. HIS Excellency the Governor directs it to be notified, that it has been decided by Her Majesty's Government to qualify, in the Pardons granted to Convicts in Australia, that condition which confined the effect of the Pardon to the Australian Colonies, and to give to the Convict, either Colonial or British, the power of removing to any place which he may desire, provided he should not return to the Country or Colony from which he had been transported. Conditional Pardons granted hereafter will, therefore, be available every where save in the Country or Colony from which the parties to whom they may be issued may have been trans- ported. It is further notified, that this arrangement is to have a retrospective effect,and that all persons who may hold Exceptive Absolute Pardons, available every where except in Europe, or Conditional Pardons, available either in the Aus- tralian Colonies, or in New South Wales only,...
WASTE LANDS, AUSTRALIA. An Act io amend an Act for regulating the Sale of Waste Land belonging to the Crown in the Australian Colonies, and to make further provision for the management thereof. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 25 December 1846
"WASTE LANDS, AUSTRALIA. An Act io amend an Act for regulating the. Sale of Waste Land belonging to the Crown in the Aus- tralian Colonies, and to make further provision for the management thereof. Whereas it is expedient to make further regulations respecting the occupation of the waste lands belonging to the crown in the colonies of New South Wales, South Australia, and Western Australia, and for that purpose to repeal so much of an act passed in the Session of Parlia- ment holden in the fifth and sixth year of her Majesty's reign, entituled " An Act for regulating the sale of Waste Lands belonging to the Crown in the Austra- lian Colonies," as would prevent such re- gulations from taking effect : Be it therefoie enacted by the Queen's most Excellent Majesty, by and with the consent of the Lords Spiritual and Tem- poral, and Commons in this present Par- liament assembled, and by the authority of the same, that it shall and may be lawful for her Majesty to demise for any term of ye...
Superintendent's Office, Melbourne, December 16, 1846. New Frame-work, Governor, &c., to Tread-mill. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 25 December 1846
Superintendent's Office, Melbourne, December 16, 1846. New Frame-work, Governor, &c , to Tread-mill, &nbsp; TENDERS will be received at this office until noon of Saturday, the 26th instant from persons willing to contract for the erection of new frame-work, governor, friction band &.c to the Treadmill, at the Gaol, Melbourne. ' Tenders to be endorsed "Tender for Frame- work, & c., to Tread-mill," and deposited in the box at the west entrance of the new Government Offices. Specification and plans may be seen, and further particulars obtained, at the Public Works Office. W. LONSDALE
Melbourne Cricket Club. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 25 December 1846
Melbourne Cricket Club. AT a Special General Meeting of the Mem- bers of the Melbourne Cricket Club, held at the Prince of Wales Hotel, on Tuesday, the 22nd instant. Present-W. Brickwood, V. P., in the chair, Lieutenant Rush, R. W. Shadforth, W. Phil- pott, A. Langhorne, J. M. Clow, Dalmahoy Campbell, D. S. Campbell, Dr. Campbell, G. Roach, Robert Macredie, A. A. liroadfoot, O. II. Gilles, A. Mulgrave, II. Walker, G. Faircloth, John M'Lachlan, and F. W. Marsden. It was proposed bv Lieut. Rush, seconded by R. W. Shadforth, Esq., and unanimously car- ried : That a vote of thanks be passed to the President of the Club relative to his conduct on Saturday Inst, in excluding non-members of the Club from the tent erected solely by, and for mem bers, of the same ; and that it be fully under- stood, that no party resident in the town, can be introduced by a member into the Melbourne Cricket Club tent. Proposed by G. Faircloth, Esq., and seconded by A. Langhorne, Esq. That the resolution last...
Domestic Intelligence. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 25 December 1846
Domestic Intelligence. Attempted Burglary.-On Tuesday night some daring burglars made an attempt to enter the stores of Messrs. Heape and Grice, in Little Flinders-street, by removing the brick work under one of the windows. It is to be sup- posed the burglars were disturbed, for after pull- ing out a score of bricks they desisted, although a very trifling further exertion would have secured them ingress. Charge of Forgery.-The pound keeper at Kalkallo, Mr. Thomas Johnson, was &nbsp; on Tuesday brought up on remand before the District Bench, charged with forging the signa- ture of Mr. Murchison to a jurat, but that gen- tleman not being in attendance, Johnson was allowed bail in £80 and two sureties in £40 each, to answer the charge on Tuesday next. &nbsp; Fire.-A little after six o'clock, on Wednesday morning, a fire broke out on the second floor of the brick house in the rear of the Mechanics' Institution, belonging to, and occu- pied by Mr. R. Lumsden, contractor ...
PROCLAMATION. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 29 December 1846
PROCLAMATION. By his Excellency Sir Charles Augustus Fit, Roy, Knight Companion of the Royal Han0 venan Guelphic Order, Captain-GonenlTi .GoVernor-,»-Ch¡ef of'the Territory 'fÑeJ S Tfl ef "nd i£s D«pendencies,yand Vi e" Admiral of the same, &c, &c IIEREAS by nn Act of the Governor and Legislative Council of New South Wales passed in the sixth year of the reign of her pre- sent Mnjesty Queen Victorin, intituled, " An Act to consolidate and amend the laws rcluiino- to Courtsof Requests, and to extend the jurisdiction of such Courts in the County of Cumberland" it was amongst other thiuga enacted, that from and after the first day of January, 1843, Court» of Requests should be holden in and for such Counties and Districts, or other portions of this Colony and its Dependencies, and at such piucos respectively, as the Governor should, by Pro» clamation for that purpose from lima to tims appoint. And it was further enact d, that Courts should be holden in the County of Cum...
Superintendent's Office. Melbourne, December 10, 1846. Wharfage and Tonnage Rates at the Queen's Wharf. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 29 December 1846
Superintendent's Office, Melbourne^ December 10,1846. Wharfage and Tonnage Rates at the Queen's Wharf. AT imln o'olooit o« Tnpsrlny, the 29th in- stant, the Sub-Treasurer, will put up to Auction, at the Sub-Treasury. Melbourne, the Lease for one year, commencing the 1st January, 1847, of the Wharfage and Tonnage Rates puy. uble at the Queen's Wharf, Melbourne, under the provisions of the Act of the Governor and Council 10 Victoria, No. 11. The Lessee will be entitled to the free use of the Wharf, to collect dues, for depositing goods thereon, either for shipment or discharge, as well ns for all other purposes appertaining to a WIlHlf. The use of the Customs'shed, near the Wharf, will he allowed to the lessee of the Rates when not fully occupied by the Customs Department, The use of the Wharf will be reserved as a public thoroughfare, or for the landing nr em- barking passengers mid other persons at the same free of any charge whatsoever; and iho steps, wi I have to be kept free from...