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Colonial Secretary's Office, Sydney, 28th December, 1846. Allomances to Witnesses. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 8 January 1847
Colonial Secretary's Office, Sydney, 28th December, 1846. Allowances to Witnesses. HIS Excellency the Governor is pleased to direct that the public Notice respecting allowances to witnesses dated 9th December, 1844, be rescinded, and, that until further orders, the fol- lowing rates of allowances to witnesses summoned to attend the Supreme Court, Courts of Assize, and Courts of Quatler Sessions, throughout the Colony, shall be revived from 1st January next. 1.-To a Witness, not being a Constable, a Mounted Policeman, a Soldier, or a Convict, there shall be allowed six- pence for every mile beyond five mileshe may reside from the Court as travelling expenses, and two shillings and eight pence for each day's attendance at any of the said Courts ; but no allowance what- ever sha! 1 be madeto any witness residing within five miles of the Court he may be summo jed to attend. 2.-To Constables, if their residences be situated at a distance of more than seven miles from the place where the ...
Colonial Secretary's Office, Sydney, 15th December, 1846 Indulgences to Convicts. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 8 January 1847
Colonial Secretary's Office, Sydney, loth December, 1846 Indulgences to Convicts. HIS Excellency the Governor has been pleased to direct, that the Notice from this Office of the 1st May, 1846, respecting Indulgences to Convicts, be repubhshed ¡ and that the particular attention of all persons in charge of Con- vict Establishments be drawn to the pe- riods of probation necessary to entitle Prisoners to have their applications for- warded for his Excellency's decision. These periods are on no account to be abridged, unless for some special meri- torious service, to be separately reported on through the Principal Superintendent I of Convicts ; and it is to be explained to all Prisoners seeking indulgence, that the caution given in the last paragraph of the Regulations referred to will in future be rigidly enforced. Uy ills Excellency's Command, E. DEAS THOMSON. Colonial Secretary's Office, ? . Sydney, 1st May, 1846. Indulgences to Convicts. CIRCUMSTANCES appearing to re- quire a revisi...
POST OFFICE. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 8 January 1847
POST OFFICE. 1ST ofletter detained at this office for sca jk postage, due under the Act of Governor and Legislative Council, 2nd Vic, No. 17, and to be pmd before the letters can be forwarded. Barrowj, William, Bethnal Green, London Bristome, Mr. li. J. Dockhead, Bermondsey,. London Elder, Esq., A. L. Adelaide Freemun, Esq., Luke, 29, C alemán-street,. London , Gullion, John, Port Adelaide 4f" Gouldie, John, Hobart Town Hamilton, James, Campbelltown, Van Die men's Land Hill, Mr. Millwright, Hobart Town Injii'iim, Alex. Portobello, Scotland 1-WI'tt, Esq., Adelaide Smith, J. J. Sujierinteiident convicts, Port. Arthur Spriiigau, John, Clonmel, Ireland Walker, Esq. Thos., Newboth Grange, War- wickshire, England Wardle, L. Staffordshire Potteries, England Watson, Esq, William, V. D. L. Young, John, Ross, V, D. L. HENRY D. KEMP, Chief Postmaster. TUB MELBOURNE ARGOS is published on the mornings of Tuesday, and Friday in each week, and forwarded simultaneously to every part of the province...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 8 January 1847
MARRIED. On the 5th instant, by Mr. Ham, Baptist Minister, Mr. A. Somerville, draper, Collins- street, to Miss Moir, youngest daughter of Mr. M. Moir, Meadow Vale, Partick, near Glasgow, Scotland.
KALKALLO POUND. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 8 January 1847
KALKALLO POUND. NOTICE is heieby given that at a Court of Special Petty Sessions, holden at Melbourne, for the County of Bourke, on Saturday, the second day of January, instant, MR. WILLIAM THANE, was appointed Poundkeeper, at the above pound, in room of Mr. Thomas Johnston, dismissed. W. R. BELCHER, Clerk Petty Sessions. Melbourne, Police Office, 6th January, 1847.
Colonial Secretary's Office, Sydney, 22d October, 1846. Government Gazette. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 8 January 1847
Colonial Secretary's Office, Sydney, 22d October, 1846. Government Gazette. HIS Excellency the Governor directs it to be notified, with reference to the Government Notice of the 1st June, 1841, that from and after the 1st of Jan. next, copies of the " New South Wales Government Gazette" will be supplied at the Government Printing Office, in Bent street, at the rate of one pound ten shil- lings per annum, or seven shillings and sixpence a quarter, payable in advance. The charge for a single copy of the Ga- zette will be one shilling. His Excellency further directs it to be notified that from the same date the Go- vernment Gazette will cease to be sup- plied to any individual magistrate unless as a subscriber ; but that two copies, tobe retained in the Court House or Office as public property, will be furnished to each Court of Petty Sessions or Bench of Magistrates. All communications for the Govern- ment Printer, from the Magistrates and Public Departments in the country, are to be ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 8 January 1847
Under encasement not to Dump or Deck-press her Wool. HMIin fine Al tenk-built ship J. " 130.MI3AY," .Tames Moore, commander, th» _igrnater portion of her cargo being engaged, is open for 500 bales of wool under the above restriction. For freight or pnssage, haviug superior accommodation, apply to the Coptai« on board ; or to WATSON & WIGHT. Melbourne, January 5, 1847. Wool. riMHtë undersigned will purchase Wool, Tul X low, and Hides. J06EPH RALEIGH. Wbnrf, 4th November. 18-16. WOOJU rS^lIE undesigned will purchase Wool for JL Cash. Apply ut ¡Messrs, Harnes and do., or Meair*. Bro» u and Stewart. PETER YOUNG. 31st Dec, 1846. _ " ~WOOJfc~ f Ililli undersigned advance on Wool consigned JL io their friends, Messrs. John li Elm and Co., London. «'LACHLAN & SHAW. On., 1846. WOOJC. TITHE (¡undersigned having taken tho^e store» j formerly occupied by Messrs. Westby and Co., Flinders-lane, begs to apprise inerchai.ts aud settlers that hu has commenced business u.-. a Wool Sor...
Colonial Secretary's Office, Sydney, 28th December, 1846. Postage. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 8 January 1847
Colonial Secretan''s Office, Sydney, 28th December, 1846. Postase. HIS Excellency the Governor has been pleased to direct the publication, for general information, of the accom- panying copy of a letter from the Secie taiy to the General Post Office, to the Post Master General of this Colony, ex- plaining the Regulations under which letters i'rom New South Wales conveyed to the Indian Ports, by the Sydney Packees, will be transmitted to England, and the rates of Postage chargeable on such letters. By His Excellency's Command, E. DEAS THOMSON. (Copy") General Post Office, . 25th August, 1846. SIR, I am directed by the Postmaster General to inform you, that the last Homeward Mails from New South Wales were landed at Calcutta, and forwarded thence to this. Country via Marseilles, and tljat"the correspondence brought by these mails was consequently charged with a postage of- 2s. 2d. for each letter under a quarter of an ounce, whereas if the mails had been forwarded via South- ampton, t...
GOVERNMENT NOTICE. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 8 January 1847
GOVERNMENT NOTICE. IT having been represented to the Government, that a wanton out- rage was committed on the night of th* 10th ultimo, by forcibly removing and destroying an ornamental piece of stone work, from the Eastern gable of the Church of St Peter's, now in the course of election in this town, a reward of Ten Pounds, will be paid to any person or persons, who shall give such informa- tion as will lead to the apprehension and conviction of the parties who perpetrated the offence W. LONSDALE. Superintendent's Office, Melbourne, 6th January, 1847. IMPOUNDED at Morang, River Plenty, 4th January, \l847 A brown bullock, cock horns, Hys near rump A yellow sided cow, cock horns, star on forehead, white on back, belly, tail, and hind legs, H rump, UM thigh near side, RB ribs, 4 shoulder milking m side, bull calf with her A brindle cow, cock Jiorns, F within 1CC circle near rump, 4 shoulder, MM rump milking side A brown cow, little white on back and belly, DC near ribs A brown yearlin...
Post Office, Melbourne, 29th December, 1846. Sydney Overland Mail for 1847. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 8 January 1847
.Post Office, Melbourne, 29th December, 1846. Sydney Overland Mail for 1847. THE arrangement for arrival and de- spatch of the Sydney Overland Mail for 1847, will be as follows : Arrival at Melbourne, every Monday and Thursday, at 4 o'clock, p.m. Despatch from Melbourne, every Tues- day and Friday, at a quarter to 2 o'clock, p.m._ HENRY D. KEMP, Chief Postmaster.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 8 January 1847
JOS PRINTING. TBÏ PUBLIC ARE RESPECTFULLY INFOHMED, THAT Job iJt íntíng OF ALL KINDS, WtLlJBE BXECUTXD AT THE IWELBOTjaNE AKGTTS OFFICE, With neatness, accuracy ¡and despatch. The Printer particularly invites attention to his printing of BOOK-WORK, the whole of his ti/pe for that purpose being perfectly new, and conse- quently greatly superior to any other office in Melbourne. First Wool Ship for London. \HE fine first-class teak-built ship " WILLIAM WILSON," ^_cra_i____,430 tons, Captain W. E. Shaw, having the greatest portion of her caTgo engaged, will sail positively the first week in January, She will carry an experienced surgeon. A few births stil disengaged. For freight or passage, apply to the Com- mander on board ; or to JAMES CMS; or to M'LACHI.AN & SHAW. 16th November, 18-16. Vor London Direct. THE fine first-class River-built ship " HOOGHLY," ^____,465 tons register, William Henry, oommiinder, is now ready to receive cargo, and will meet with despatch. She has sup...
Shipping Intelligence. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 8 January 1847
Shipping Intelligence. ARRIVED. Jan. 5 - Skerne, brig, 121 tons, Blanch, mas- ter, from Sydney. Passengers - (cabin) - Mr. H. J. Hart ; (steerage) - Mr. and Mrs. Sheridan and six children, and Mr. Gringer. J. Raleigh, &nbsp; agent. Jan. 6 - Margaret, schooner, Rae, master, from Hobart Town. Passengers - Mrs. Short, Mrs. Shearn, Messrs, Short, Greene, and Skerritt. CLEARED OUT. &nbsp; Jan, 5 - Wave, schooner, Warcus, master, for Port Fairy and Portland. Passengers - Miss Welsh, Messrs. Cantrell, Murphy, Ross and Osburne. Jan. 6 - Swan, brig, Carder, master, for Launceston. Passengers - Messrs. Archer, Wil liams, King, Tregurtha, Dennis, Blunden, Ste- vens, Clayton, Turner, Simms, and Cook, Eliza- beth Smith, Mrs. Hanlon and two children, Mr. and Mrs Wilson. &nbsp; SAILED. January 7. - Wave, for Port Fairy and Port- land Bay, January 7. - Swan, for Launceston. IMPORTS. &nbsp; Jan. 5 - Skerne, from Sydney :-100 tons coals, 1 case hats, Raleigh; 22 bags, ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 8 January 1847
s £5 Reward. TOLEN from the Summerton Inn, on the ^J 20th December, 1846, one Bay Horse, black points, in hobbles, branded JD on near shoulder, No. 2 under the saddle on the near ?ide has a remarkably short tail, a sear off fore knee - abo, a saddle and bridle out of the stable at the same time, about nine o'clock in the even^ ine. The above reward will be paid on the cou tietion, if stolen, of the offender or offenders. G. LEACH. Summerton Inn, 2ls? December, 1846. £l Be ward» STRAYED from the Summerton Inn, on the the Sydney Road, on the night of the 12th November. A Chestnut Horse, ia hobbles, nearly 16 hands, square tail, blaze on forehead, branded A on near thigh. Whoever finds the same, and will give infor- mation to ths undersigned, will receive the above .reward. I G. LEACH. Summerton Inn, 30th November, 1846. TRAYED Oil STOLEN.-One bay horse, lame on off leg, branded M M off shoulder, "bloie down face ; one bay mare, star in forehead, branded B near shoulder, ^ off shoulder...
Notice to Ticket-of-leave Holders. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 8 January 1847
Notice to Ticl&lt;et-of-lcave Holders. ALL Ticket-of-leave holders residing in the District of Geelong are re- quired, either personally or in writing, to report to this office, between the 1st and 14th of January next, their names, resi- dences, the names of their masters or em- ployers, their trades or callings, or means of maintaining themselves; iu Conformity with regulations published» in the New South Wales Government Gazette of the 21st October, 1841. ALFRED J. EYRE, Clerk Petty Sessions. ? Police Office, Geelong, 4th Dec, 1840.
TRANSPORTATION. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 8 January 1847
TRANSPORTATION. "WE were beginning almost to despair of our fellow-colonists ; the harvest, the J'ollity of the season, the brightened and ¡Tightening aspect of public affairs, .and the proverbial hstlessness of the .community, in matters remotely affecting «them, all combined to render us doubtful nvhether sufficient eneigy could be stined nip to .procure even an expression of the almost universal horror with which the proposition of converting this fair pro- vince intoihetpandeinonium of a.penal settlement, was recen ed ,by the com ,munily. - We are, however, .happily relieved of any faither fear.s upon this score, and .from a quarter whence we least expected it, for on Monday last the -large number of 21 of theinsaliablecormoraats, calling themselves " employers of rural labour" ,wbo not content with seeking to appro- priate to themselves territories which anight *coustitute Dukedoms, and with absorbing labour imported at others -expense, would now sink the whole com -inunity to ...
IMMIGRATION. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 8 January 1847
IMMIGRATION. IT will be recollected, that when the ini- quitous attempt was made by the Legis- lative Council, to have the Crown Lands' revenue pledged for the repayment of a loan, for the purposes of immigration, the Town Council petitioned the Queen not to assent to the land íevenue of Port Phillip being pledged for the pul- póse of procuring immigration to Sydney, or, in fact, any-wheie else than Port Phillip. The petition was duly forwarded, and the following, which was read at the meeting of the Town Council, yesterday, is the reply : Downiug-street, loth July, 1B46. Sin,-I have received Sir George Gipps' de- spatch Is'o. 42, of the 17th Ff-bruary last, ad- dressed to my predecessor, enclosing a petition tu the (jueeufcfrom the Municipal Council of the Town of Melbourne, prating that in the eient of a loan to New South Wales, sanctioned by her Majesty, the land revenue of Port Phillip may not be pledged in conjunction with that ol New South Wales,-you will acquaint the memo- ri...
Commercial Intelligence. MELBOURNE MARKETS. Friday, Jan. 8, 1846. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 8 January 1847
Commercial InícUisenre. MELBOURNE MARKETS. Friday, Jan. 8, 1846. "TVMAT.-Fur the new crop 3s. 9d. per bushel ii still ottered, and the old wheat still remania .t 4s. Flown.-There has been no alteration this week in the pnces we quoted last, viz., £10 10s. p«r lOOOIts fiist quality, and £9 10». per ditto for seconds. CAT-ILV..-There is at present a complete glut .f the market for fat stock of every description ; tine firm of cattle brokers lins 500 head or fat cuttle on the road to town, which they have .topped Irom coming in, m consequence of the present disproportion between the supply and the ¿einaud. During the week MOOTS. Mickle and Lilhui ne sold 20 fat bullocks »t 52s. each, or 8s. per lOOlbs., and 26 ditto at 45s. each, -or from 7s. 7d. to 8s. Gd, per ditto ; a snmll lot of store cattle at 22a. per head, and two teams of working bullocks at £8 und £9. SHEEP.-Fat wethers are too plentiful ; a lot -of SOO has been sold this week ut from 5». to 5». Sa. each.