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PROCLAMATION. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 19 January 1847
PROCLAMATION. By his Excellency Sir Challes Augustus FiU Boy, Knight Companion of the Royal Hano\eridn Gruelphic Oidei, Captain . General and Governor - in Chief of the Territory of New South Wales and its Dependencies, and Vice Adniuul of the same, &c , &c. TS'illillEAS the Legislative Council V T of New South Wales now stands prorogued to Tuesday the fifteenth day of December next ensuing, and it is expedient further to piorogue the same: Now, therefore, I, Sii Charles Augustus Fitz Roy, Knight Companion of the Royal Hanoverian Guelphic Order, in puisuance of the power and authority in nie vested as Governor of the said Co- lony, do hereby further prorogue the said Legislative Council to Tuesday the twenty-sixth day of January next. Given under my Hand and Seal at Wellington, this thhtieth day of November, in the year of Our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty-six, and in the tenth year of Her Majesty's reign. (Signed) ' CHS. A. PITZ ROY. By His Excellency's ...
POST OFFICE MAILS, FOR 1847. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 19 January 1847
POST OFFICE MAILS, FOR 1847. TABLE of Arrival and Despatch of the Post Office Mails, at Melbourne, for the y«ar 1847. ARRIVAL. From Sydney (overland)-By way of Yass, Albury, Ovens, Broken river, Seymour and Kilmore, every Mon- day and Thursday, at half-past four o'clock, p.m. ; also t (Coastwise)-per " Shamrock" stea- mer, generally in the first week in : each month, and by vessels as oppor- tunities nffer, j Letters from every northern part of New South Wales are received in the Sydney mails. From Mount Macedon-Every Thursday, at 5 o'clock, p.m. From Geelong-Daily, (Sundays ex cepted,) per steamers, about 3 o'clock p. m. From Portland (overland)-By way of the Grange, Fiery Creek, Bunnen yong and Ballan, every Thursday, at 10 o'clock, a.m., and By way ot the Grange, Fiery Creek and Geelong, every Monday after- noon, per steamer. From Port Fairy-By way of Fiery Creek and Geelong, every Monday afternoon per steamer. From Alberton, and other towns on the coast-By vessels as opportuniti...
In the matter of the Insolvency of Thomas Anderson, late of Melbourne, Innkeeper. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 19 January 1847
In the mutter of the Insolvency of Thomas Ander- son, late of Melbourne, Innkeeper. NOTICE is hereby given, that I, Thomas Anderson, the ubove-named insolvent, do intend, on Wednesday, 24th February, 1847, at the hour of eleven o'clock in the forenoon, to apply to Robert Williams Pohlman, Esq., Chief Commissioner of Insolvent Estates for the Dis- trict of Port Phillip, that a certificate be granted 'a ""Vi I,ursuauce of the provisions of certain Acts of the Governor and I egislative Council of New South Wales, made and passed respectively \ m the seventh and eighth years of the reign of her Majesty Queen Victoria, the former entitled ' An Act to amend an Act intitled an Act to amend au Act for giving relief to insolvent per- sons, and providing for the administration of Juso vent ««tates, and to abolish imprisonment or debt ' and being No. 19, and the latter inti uea An Act for giving relief to insolvent '. persons, and providing for the administration of insolvent estates, and to a...
ELECTIONERING BILL DELIVERED BY AN IRISH PUBLICAN TO THE AGENT OF AN. M. P. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 19 January 1847
ELECTION KERI N G BILL DELIVERED li Y AN IRISH PUBLICAN TO THE AGENT OF AN. M. P. To eating sixteen freeholders above stairs, at 3s. 3d. per head .. £2 12 To eating fourteen more below stairs, and two clergymen after supper, 1 15 To six beds in one room, and four in another, at two guineas per bed, 4 in abed . 22 15 Breakfast and tea next day for every one of them, aud as many us they brought with them, us near as I can guess. 4 12 Beer, whiskey, and punch tor the first day and night, 1 um notsure, but I think for the three first days and a halt of the election, as near as I can guess to be exact, is ia all thereabouts . 79 15 To shaving, dressing, and croping the heads of forty freeholders, at 13&lt;l for al) and every one of them together . a e £113 14 10|
Domestic Intelligence. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 19 January 1847
JBomcstic ÜMcUtQcn«. ..Acts of Council.-His Excellency the Governor has directed it to be notified, that the Right Honorable the Secretary of State for the Colonies has intimated in his Despatch, underdale the 6th August last, that her Majesty has been graciously pleased to approve and confirm the under- mentioned Acts, passed by the Governor and Legislative Council, in the 9th year of her Majesty's Reign, viz. :-9th Vic. No. 1. " An Act for adopting an Act of the Imperial Parliament, intituled 'An Act for consolidating and amending the Laws against offences relating to the Coin."' (21st August, 1845-).. No. 2. ." An Act to adopt an Act for more effec- tually preventing Embezzlement by per- sons employed in the Public Service of her Majesty in the Colony of New South | Wales/' (2Sth August, 1545 ) No. 3. " An Act to adoptan Act of the Imperial Parliament, intituled ' An Act to abolish the punishment of death in cases of for- gery.' " (28th August, 1845.) No. 4. " An Act to alter and...
LIMITS TO THE INCREASE OF SHEEP AND CATTLE. (From the Sydney Morning Herald.) [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 19 January 1847
LIMITS TO THE INCREASE OF SHEEP AND CATTLE. (From the Sydney Morning Herald.) It has long been the fashion with Committees of the Legislative Council, and many of their wit- nesses, in estimating the prospective demands of the colony for pastoral labour, to speak of the increase of sheep and cattle us if it could be checked by no ordinary impediments save one -an inadequate supply of shepherds and stockmen. With reference to the increase of sheep, the honorable member for Murray, in the speech de- livered by him at the Goulburn meeting on Tuesday last, adverted to another impediment - the eventual want of markets for our fleece. Mr. M. is reported to have said - " He must own, however, that he saw no permanent remedy for this evil, for the supply of labour spoken of would be far insufficient to meet the demand as the stock itself increases ; and the result must be, that the sheep-farmers would have in the end to turn their attention to some other pursuit. If 5000 labourers per annum...
Domestic Intelligence. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 19 January 1847
Domestic Intelligence Farewell breakfast to Mr West garth - On Friday last a farewell breakfast to Mr Westgarth was given at the Prince of Wales &nbsp; Hotel, at which about 50 of that gentleman's friends attended, The breakfast was not, strictly speaking, a public one, for Mr Westgarth point blank refused to go through such an ordeal, but it was nevertheless a testimonial of the esteem in which Mr W is held by this community gene rally, for, we will venture to say, there are few among us, for whom, such a demonstration could have been got up under such circumstances. The &nbsp; breakfast was presided over by J H Ross, Esq , A. McLachlan, Esq , J P , officiating as croupier The viands, which were of first rate quality, having been disposed of, the Chairman addressed &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Mr Westgarth in a short but pithy speech, ex pressive of the public approbation of his exertions for the benefit of the community, of the genera...
Shipping Intelligence. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 19 January 1847
Shipping intelligence. ARRIVED. Jan. 16 - Phoebe, schooner, Bennett, master, from Sydney. For passengers see Argus of 15th instant. Jan. 17 - Sloan, brig, Carder, master, from Launceston. Passengers - Mrs. Wilkinson and two children, Mr. D. F .Minnett, Rev. T. Hastie, Mrs. Wilson, Miss Harris, Messrs. Edgill, Fox ford, H. J. Muir, Edgcombe, Mrs. Kingsbury and child, and 13 steerage passengers. CLEARED OUT. Jan. 15 - Skerne, brig, Blanch, master, for Sydney. Jan. 15 - Elizabeth, schooner, Taylor, master, for Port Albert. Jan. 16 - Mercury, schooner, Hodges, master, for Circular Head in ballast. Passengers - Mrs. Hodges and child, Wm. Baker. Jan. 16 - Teazer, schooner, Ball, master, for Western Port, in ballast. SAILED. Jan. 15 - Shamrock, for Circular Head. Jan. 15 - Margaret, for Hobart Town. Jan. 17 - William Wilson, for London. Jan. 17- Elizabeth, for Port Albert. Jan. 17 - Scotia, for Hobart Town. Jan. 17 - Teazer, for Western Port. IMPORTS. January 16. - Phoebe, from Sydney : 5 ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 19 January 1847
JOB. PRINTING. «s Public are jiïsplctfully ik roast id, that Sob tivtnttng OF ALL KINDS, WILL II II1CUTBU AT THE MEI.BOtrB.Nil ARGUS OFFICE, With neatness, accuracy, and detpatch. The Printer particularly invitet attention to his printing of BOOK-WORK, the whole of his type for that purpose being perfectly new, and conse- quently greatly ruptrior to any ither office m Melbourne, S*or London Direct. rpllß fine fim-clnss River-built "HOOGHLY,' ^mtrr-r-^,-m .«465 tonB register, William Henry, commander, l8 now reidy to receive cargo, and will meet with despatch. She Jins superior poop and between deck accommodations for .passengers. For freight or passage, apply to DALGETY, BORRADAILE & GORE, ^ielbourne or Geelong, on EDMUND WESTBY, & CO. «_ For. london Direct, HIE fine first class teak built ship "MAITLAND," ,,,,,. ,nirfi4fl tons register, John Gray, communder, is now ready to receive cargo, and will positively sail on 17th January, having the greater portion of her ca...
PORT PHILLIP GOVERNMEMT GAZETTE. (Published by Authority.) Custom House, Melbourne, 12th January, 1847. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 19 January 1847
PORT PHILLIP GOVERNMENT GAZETTE. (Published by Authority.) Custom House, Melbourne, 12th January, 1847. NOTICE is hereby given, that unless the &nbsp; undermentioned goods ore cleared from the Bonding Warehouse, on or before Wednes- day, the 3rd February next, they will be sold by public auction on the following day, namely, Thursday 4th February, 1847, on the premises, commencing at 11 o'clock precisely, in accord- ance with the provisions ot the 70th section of the Act of the Governor and Council, 9th Vic, No. 15, for the duties and wurehoiue rent. When Bonded. Ship. Whence. By whom Bonded. 1843. January 13 Tamar, Launceston, Alexander Orr, February 21 Rebecca, Liverpool, Dunlop & Co, H 21 Ditto, Ditto. Ditto June 6 Lillias, Hobart Town, W. M. Harper, Jf 9 Alicia, London, Samuel M'Donnell, July 13 Christina, S*, dney, W Easey, Ditto, Ditto. H G Asbhurst & Co, Septemlier 8 Reward, London, lohn Carey, 11 Ditto, Ditto Bells & Buchanan, 19 Glenroy, Live...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 19 January 1847
WANTED, BY a single gentleman, furnished apartments to the extent of a sitting room und bed- room, in un airy suburban situation. Apply either at the office of this paper, or at the Commercial Inn, Collins-street. Melbourne, 18th January, 1847. WANTED-Six men to proceed with aherd of^cattle to the Adelaide Country ; men who have horses of their own would be preferred. Also, a first-rate bullock driver. Apply to DALMA HOY CAMPBELL & CO. Wool. THE undersigned will purchase Wool, Tal- low, and Hides. JOSEPH RALEIGH. Wharf, 4th November, 18-16. WOOL, rSlIIE undersigned advance on Wool consigned X lo their friends, Messrs. John B Klin and Co., London. M'LACIILAN Se SHAW. Oct., 1846. WOOL. rspHE undersigned having taken those stores JL formerly occupied by Messrs. Westby and Co., Flinders-lane, be_gs to apprise merchants and settlers that he has commenced business as a Wool Sorter, and from his long experience in the colony, and his perfect knowledge of wool, he hopes to obtain a ...
Colonial Secretary's Office, Sydney, 28th December, 1846. ALLOWANCES TO WITNESSES. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 22 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 Supieme Court, Courts of Assize, and Courts of Quaiter Sessions, throughout the Colony, shall be revi\ed from 1st January next 1 -To a Witness, not being a Constable, a Mounted Policeman, a Soldier, or a Conuct, there shall be allowed six- pence for e\ ery mile beyond five miles he 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 noallouancewhat ever shall be madeto any witness residing within fhe miles of the Coui the may be summojed to attend 2-To Constables, if their residences be situated at a distance of moie than seven miles from the place where the Court is ...
Colonial Secretary's Office, Sydney, 31st December, 1846. JOHN AND ROBERT GOWER. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 22 January 1847
Colonial Secretary's Office, Sydney, 31st December, 1846. JOHN AND ROBERT GOWER. ENQUIRY having been made by their brother in England, respecting John and Robert Gower, who arrived in this Colony in the ship " Marquis of Hast- ings," on the 3rd January, 1826, under sentences of seven years transportation, and received their Certificates of Freedom, the former on 3rd April, and the latter on 4th May, 1832 ; any person who' is enabled to afford information respecting the above individuals is requested to have the goodness to transmit the same to this Office. By His Excellency's Command, e:d|as THOMSON^
Colonial Secretary's pffice, Sydney, 11th Jannuary, 1847. LAND AND IMMIGRATION DEBENTURES. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 22 January 1847
Colonial Secretary's pffice, Sydney, llth Jannuary,'1847. LAND AND IMMIGRATION DE- BENTURES. WITH reference to the Government Notice of 26th February, 1844, His Excellency the Governor direots that the holders of the Land and Immigration Debentures payable in the Colony, be reminded, that at the expiration of three years from the day on which they were íespectively issued they become payable at the Colonial Treasury in Sydney ; arid that fiom and after that date they will cease to bear interest. With respect to the Debentures payable in England, His Excellency directs it also to be notified, that a remittance has been made to the Colonial Agent Gene- ral in London, to enable him to payoff suchas have been transmitted thither, with the interest due thereon, at the expira- tion of three years from the date on which they were respectively issued. In like manner such of the latter De- bentures as still remain in the' Colony will be paid off if presented at the Co- lonial Treasury at the...
LATEST FROM ENGLAND. (From the Cornwall Chronicle.) [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 22 January 1847
LATEST FROM ENGLAND. (From the Cornwall Chronicle.) By the Pacific, arrived at Hobart Town, we have English intelligence to the 8th of October. The wheat sent hence, ex Gratitude, and other vessels, had arrived to a good market, realizing 6s and upwards in some cases, clear of all ex- penses. Great distress nmongst the poorer classes at- tended with violence, had manifested itself in Ireland, and in France, in consequence of the scarcity and high price of provisions. The ap- proaching winter was looked forward to with alarm. The wool market has rallied considerably. The Quebec Gazette states that the late grain crops were generally secure. The potatoe crop was almost ripe, and had not sustained any ma- terial injury..-Times, Oct. 1.
KALKALLO POUND. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 22 January 1847
KALKALLO POUND. NOTICE is hereby 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. Tnomas Johnston, dismissed. W. R. BELCHER, Clerk Petty Sessions. Melbourne, Police Office, ßth January, 1847. '
NEW ZEALAND. (From the Sydney Morning Herald.) [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 22 January 1847
NEW ZEALAND. (From the Sydney Morning Herald.) WiauNoiGN papers to the 2nd of January are at hand, but tney contain little news of interest, Governor Grey arrived unexpectedly about the 20th December, in her Al ajesiy 's steamer Driver, and was warmly received. The country was on the whole tranquil, the only net of violence being the stoppage of a Hock belonging to Mr. Dunn, on the road to Wan- ganui, by a party of the followers of Rungihueata, and the levying of a species of black mail before they were permitted to puss. The accounts from the Wanganui district are most cheering, the gloomy depression arising Irom the outrages of the natives, and the sus- pension of agricultural operations having entirely passed away, and its progress to prosperity now as astonishing. lleki, though refraining from open outbreak, was still agitating, and moving about, accom panied by a party of young men on horseback, «fleeting great state. He had instructed the natives to demand money for timber, an...
Colonial Secretary's Office, Sydney, 28th December, 1846. POSTAGE. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 22 January 1847
Colonial Secretary \ Office, Sydney, 28th December, 1846. POSTAGE. HIS Excellency the Governor has b.een pleased to direct the publication, for general information, of the accom- panying copy of a letter from the Secie tary to the General Post Office, to the Post Master General of this Colony, ex- plaining the Regulations under which letters from 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, DBAS 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 that 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, the le...