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Superintendent's Office, Melbourne, 30th May, 1849. 49.86 LAND AND IMMIGRATION DEBENTURES. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 1 June 1849
Superintendent's Office, Melbourne, 30th May, 1849. 49.86 &nbsp; LAND AND IMMIGRATION DE- BENTURES. SEALED Tenders will be received at this Office until noon of Monday the 30th June next, from persons desirous of advancing the whole or any portion of the sum of twenty-five thousand pounds on the following security, and subject to the undermentioned terms and conditions viz. :— (1.) Each tender must be for an even sum of hundreds of pounds, and must be endorsed " Tender for Deben- tures." (2.) If the tender be accepted, Land and Immigration Debentures for £100 each, secured under the authority of the Right Honorable the Secretary of State for the Colonies, conveyed to His Excellency the Governor in a Despatch dated 30th August, 1847, No. 212, upon the Territorial Revenue of the Port Phillip District, will be issued for the sum advanced, and will bear interest at the rate of 3¼d. per diem, or £4 18s. 10¼d. percent, per annum, payable half-yearly on the 1st of January and 1st o...
COUNTY OF BOURKE. (AT THE POLICE OFFICE, MELBOURNE, AT 11 O'CLOCK OF FRIDAY THE 29TH DAY OF JUNE NEXT.) [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 1 June 1849
COUNTY OF BOURKE. (At the Police office, Melbourne, at 11 o'clock of Friday the 29th day of June next.) 1. 1095, One thousand and ninety-five acres, parish of Wollert, portion No. 4. Bounded on the south by J. T. Hughes and J. Hoskings, 1268 acres ; on the east by the Darebin Creek ; on the north by section 10 and 9 ; and on the west by J. T. Hughes and J. Hoskings' 1045 acres. (49-111.) &nbsp; 2. 640, Six hundred and forty acres, parish of Tullamarine, section No. 2. Bounded on the north by section 7 ; on the east by W. V. L. Foster's 640 acres ; on the south by J. F. L. Foster's 712 acres ; and on the west by R. H. Bun- bury's 790 acres. (49-112 )
Original Correspondence. To the Editor of the Argus. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 1 June 1849
Original Correspondence. To the Editor of the Argus. &nbsp; Sir,—In my last, I stated the funded debt to be applicable to each division of the colony, at half-a-million, which would be about four pounds sterling to each individual in the colony, or, about one-seventh part as much as the public debt of Great Britain is, the population of the two countries relatively compared ; this sum I conceive, would be sufficient for the introduction of 100,000 souls, at ten pounds per head—say distributed over a period of two years, thus affording 10,000 immigrants per annum, to each district ; now that the emigration ques- tion is fairly roused at home, and I trust taken up by the Poor-law Unions of Eng- land, I would calculate on the number of emigrants being at least doubled ; or, in other words, be the means of supplying Australia with 200,000 additional inha- bitants within the period of five years— a period sufficient to prove the practica- bility and results of the proposed mea- s...
THE SWELL MOBSMAN'S ALMANACK. (From Punch.) [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 1 June 1849
THE SWELL MOBSMAN'S AL- MANACK. (From Punch.) January.—Seating in Parks. Good eggscuse for tumblin against elderly coves, wich, if your 'and is found in their pockits, vy, 'ow can you help it ? Also, ven gents break thro' into Serpentine, pockits must be turned out or they'll never drie. February.—Queen opens Parliment. Nuffin to be done in the line ; but pick- ins a goin' in ond out of Park. N. B. Forenners ain 't no good ; their chains mostly mosaic, and their fogles fetches next to nothin'. Rowdy ain't to be expected. &nbsp; March.—In vindy and dusty vea- ther, keep to thoroughfares. A deal to be done in ridicule and ticker line, as ladies is a keepin' dresses down, and old coves oldin hatt on. Also busses vell filled this month, and may be re- commended. April. — Greenwich Fair 'ad a carakter ; but, speakin' from eggs- perience, the rix is more than its vorth, havin' myself had three months at Brixun for sixpennuth coppers, a key, two thimbuls, and some ginger-bread. May...
COUSIN SALLY DILLARD. SCENE—A Court of Justice in North Carolina. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 1 June 1849
COUSIN SALLY DILLARD. SCENE — A Court of Justice in North Carolina. A breadless disciple of Themis arises and thus addresses the Court :—" May it please your Worships, and you, gen- tlemen of the jury, since it has been my fortune (good or bad I will not say) to exercise myself in legal disquisition, it has never before befallen me to be obliged to prosecute so direful, marked, and malicious an assault — a more violent, wilful, dangerous assault and battery, and finally, a more diabolical breach of the peace it has seldom been your duty to pass judgment upon, one so shocking to benevolent feelings, as that which took place over at Captain Rice's in this county. But you will hear from the witnesses." The witnesses being sworn, two or three were examined, and deposed — one said that he had heard the noise, but did not see the fight — another, that he saw the row, but didn't know who struck first — and a third, that he was very drunk, and couldn't say much about the scrimmage Lawyer Fo...
INSOLVENT COURT. (Before R. W. Pohlman, Esq., Chief Commissioner.) Monday, 28th May. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 1 June 1849
INSOLVENT COURT. (Before R. W. Pohlman, Esq., Chief Commissioner.) Monday, 28th May. In re John O'Brien.—Debts proved, &nbsp; Mickle and Lilburne, £48 15s. 4d. ; &nbsp; Thomas Kissock, £30 3s. 8d. &nbsp; Insolvent was examined by Mr. Sam- &nbsp; mons on behalf of Mr. Kissock. &nbsp; &nbsp; Tuesday, 29th. &nbsp; In re Phillip Phillips.—This meeting &nbsp; was called by Messrs. Benjamin, for &nbsp; proof of a debt ; several other creditors &nbsp; desired to prove claims, and after some &nbsp; discussion the following were admitted— &nbsp; W. G. Hobson, £13 15s. 6d. ; D. S. and &nbsp; M. Benjamin, £252 18s. 7d. &nbsp; In re George Hewer.—The schedule &nbsp; showed debts £377 19s. 2d.; assets, &nbsp; £99 5s. 1d. ; balance deficiency, £194 &nbsp; 14s. 1d. &nbsp; Debts proved—Thomas Kissock, £5 &nbsp; 15s. ; James Watson, £14 2s. 3d. ; J. ...
DIFFERENCE IN VALUE. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 1 June 1849
DIFFERENCE IN VALUE. The Gazette of San Francisco Offers dollars, thousands five, For the head of Peter Raymond, -Wbo it seems is still alive. &nbsp; Happy, happy, San Francisco ! Better far than Sydney town, Where you cannot find a Raymond With a head worth half-a-crown. -Bell's Life, &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;
INDEPENDENCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 1 June 1849
INDEPENDENCE. Ye speak of Independence,— There is no such thing on earth,— We depend upon each other Still for all that life is worth ! To every mind that ponders, To every heart that feels, There's not a day but something This hidden truth reveals ! The seed of friendship bloom not; No leaf can it impart Until it finds a welcome In some congenial heart ! The light of Love can warm not 'Till found some kindred shrine ; And then springs immortal, And shows itself divine !— Thus—thus throughout creation &nbsp; The links of life and birth : Ye speak of Independence,— There is no such thing on earth,— We depend on one another For each comfort we enjoy :— &nbsp; There is nought the heart can foster, That the heart may not destroy ! &nbsp; We depend for our existence On His hand who gives us breath ; We depend upon affection E'en to sooth the hour of death !— Thus—thus throughout creation The links of life and birth ; Ye speak of Independence,— Tnere is no such thi...
Domestic Intelligence. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 1 June 1849
Domestic Intelligence. Herrings.—A Sydney journal the other day was lost in wonderment at the notion of the Port Phillip followers of &nbsp; Isaac Walton patronizing the herring fishing, and another has since followed with a lamentation over the enormous sums sent annually from the Australian Colonies for the importation of this arti- cle of luxury from Britain, while there are plenty to be had in the river Yarra Yarra, and benevolently furnishes in- structions for their taking and curing. Both authorities are sadly astray—the herring of the Yarra Yarra is not the herring of commerce, but it yields amuse- ment for both bait and fly-fishing which even old Isaac would not have despised. South Australia. — Considerable changes were about to take place in the official departments of the government of South Australia. Mr. Mundy the Colo- nial Secretary, being required at home in consequence of the severe sickness of a brother ; the Colonial Treasurer, Mr. Finnis, will succeed to ...
Shipping Intelligence. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 1 June 1849
Shipping Intelligence &nbsp; ARRIVED. May 29—Lillias, schooner, 89 tons, Carr, master, from HobartTown. Passengers—Cabin —Mr Spotswood, and eight in the steerage. H.A. Smith, agent. May 29—Circassian, schooner, 112 tons, Smith, master, from Hobart Town. Passengers — Mrs and Miss R. Smith, Miss Eliza Ballantine, &nbsp; Messrs Heach, J Macdougall, Griffiths, James Radcliff, John Pound, and a discharged soldier. Phillpott brothers, agents. May 31.—Sir George Seymour, ship, 860 tons, T. W. Willman, commander, from Geelong 28th instant. C5DÎ" Five vessels in sight at sunset, sup- posed to be a barque, a brig, two schooners, and a cutter. CLEARED OUT. May 29—Teazer, schooner, 58 tons, Aldrich, master, for Circular Head. Passenger,—W. Nesler. May 30—Ann, cutter, 14 tons, Bowyer, master, for Geelong, in ballast. May 31—Emergency, schooner, 29 tons, Organ, master, for Circular Head, in ballast. SAILED. May 29—Garland Grove, for Adelaide. May 30— Teazer, for Circular Head. IMP...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 1 June 1849
Apbraaia Steamer^ I^HIS vessel will resume her trips to and from Geelong and Hobson's Bay, on Thursday next, 24th May, ^RffiranrooTGeelong to Melbourne every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, at eight ÏÏck m the morning. From Melbourje to Geelong every Tuesday, Thursley and day, "tilo clock A.M., and Ä- W.ll..m ,Dd Hobson's Bay, on M snd Fridays at three o clocl * v> vessel has now been r'f and all the working ¿y s$e'w--ber hull almost ino every improvement hi proprietors thought would /itu of the vessel and col ,11 tbereforejahoped, that as a passenger boat, the'will be /biniliopossesi great recommenda lions. \S j RALEIGH, Agent, * .. Melbourne. T. SHEPPARD, Agent, Geelong. MeÄourne, May 21,1849. ant The new machinery rebound, made that the to tbe speed and of the passenger i Kg" AH goods for shipment must be on the Wharf one hour before tbe vessel starts. for Xtondon Direct. HE first-clasB ship ATIJE _ NIAN, A. W. Taylor, commander, having taken in three fourths of her cargo at Po...
BRIDGES AND EMBANKMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 5 June 1849
BRIDGES AND EMBANKMENTS. &nbsp; TENDERS will be received until noon of Saturday, the 16th June next, from parties willing to contract for the erection of two timber bridges, and for- mation of embankments, over the flooded land at the Ovens River, Sydney road. Tenders to be endorsed " Tender for Bridges and Embankments, Ovens River" and deposited in the box marked " Ten- ders for Works and Stores" at the wes- tern entrance of the government offices ; or, they may be forwarded by post di- rected to "His Honor the Superintendent, &nbsp; Melbourne." &nbsp; &nbsp; Plans and specification can be seen and every information obtained at the Post Office, Ovens River, and the undermen- tioned office. The government will not necessarily accept the lowest tender. By order of Hil Honor the Superintendent, DAVID LENNOX, Superintendent of Bridges, Bridge Office, Melbourne, 22nd May, 1849.
TIMBER BRIDGE. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 5 June 1849
TIMBER BRIDGE. &nbsp; TENDERS will be received until noon of Saturday, the 16th June, &nbsp; from parties willing to contract for the erection of a timber bridge over the Black Dog Creek, between the Ovens and Murray Rivers on the Sydney Road. Tenders to be endorsed " Tender for Black Dog Creek Bridge," and deposited in the box marked " Works and Stores" at the western entrance of the Govern- ment Offices ; or, they may be forwarded by post directed to His Honor the Superintendent, Melbourne. Plan and specification may be seen at the Black Dog Inn, Sydney Road, and the undermentioned office. The Government will not necessarily accept the lowest tender. By order of His Honor the Superintendent, DAVID LENNOX, Superintendent of Bridges. &nbsp; Bridge Office, Melbourne, 29th May, 1849. LIST of all persons who have been duly licensed during the month of May, 1849, to act as Auctioneers under authority of the Act of the Governor and Council, 11th Vic No. 16. &a...
LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) Tuesday, May 29. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 5 June 1849
LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. (From our own correspondent.) Tuesday, May 29. The Speaker took the chair at a quarter past three. NEW MEMBER. Mr. Lachlan Mackinnon, member for Port Phillip, took the oaths and his seat. &nbsp; &nbsp; GOVERNMENT DOCUMENTS. The Colonial Secretary laid on the table an &nbsp; abstract of the revenue and appropriation for the year 1848; also an account of the expenditure under the schedules A. B. and C. &nbsp; STANDING ORDERS. The Colonial Secretary brought up a report from the Standing Orders Committee, containing a copy of the Standing Orders as amended. IMMIGRATION. Mr. Dangar gave notice that he should, on Friday, move for a return of the number of male adult emigrants landed in the Colony since the resumption of emigration, shewing the number landed here and in Port Phillip. ABORIGINES. Mr. Hamilton gave notice that he should on Friday next move for a copy of the despatches relative to the testimony of the aborigines, and the an...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 5 June 1849
JOB PRINTING. ^JPOBUO JBi RisrwrrrtriXT informed, thai fob limiting OF ALL KIADS, WILL II UIOIIED'lT rlB isovs orrxcE, (Kith iMiiln««, accuracy, ond despatch. n. Printer particularly invites attention te hu ",mif o/BOOJT-WOÄir, th« whole of his type rrllul furpos» being perfectly new, and canse «wily gteai'y superior to any other office in VHmrne. _^ ffHE following gentlemen .having undertaken the agency for the Argue for their respec- te neighbourhoods, intending Subscribers and diertisers are requested to communicate with isagent for their locality : (jgEl0Ko .Mr. J. A. Wilson. Pobtund... - Thomas Fin», Belfast. -W.S.Wilson, Warnambool. -Richard Osborne, Buninyong.-John Veitch, Colac.-A. Maonaughten, Timboon. -Joseph Scott, Barwon.-N. Trebeck,' Sbhiouii.¿» .. -George' Lewis, Ovins.-John Rogers, Bbokbn River.-Richard Clarke, Granos. William Malcolm, Dandenong.-John Dunn, Fiery Creek.« -David Oswald, Glenelo.-James Kirby, Mount Macedon .... -A. Uphill. Monro'sInn .-Wm. Munro. KimonE...
TIMBER BRIDGE. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 5 June 1849
TIMBER BRIDGE. TENDERS will be received until noon of Saturday, the 9th June next, from parties willing to contract for extending the approaches (westward) to the Queen's Wharf, Melbourne. Tenders to be endorsed " Tender for extending approaches," and deposited in the box marked " Tenders for Works and stores" at the western entrance of the Government Offices. Plan and specification can be seen, and every information obtained at the undermentioned office. The Government will not necessarily accept the lowest tender. By order of His Honor the Superintendent, DAVID LENNOX, Superintendent of Bridges. Bridge Ofhce, Melbourne, 22nd May, 1849.
THE ELECTORAL FARCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 5 June 1849
THE ELECTORAL FARCE. Mr. Foster, we perceive, has fairly screwed his courage up to the sticking point, and go to Sydney he will, if the electors will have him, in any company, and on any terms. We confess we feel very careless as to the result of the election. If Earl Grey's despatch, published in another column, had, as some imagined, pro- posed leaving the settlement of the electoral Districts of the Province in the hands of the Sydney Legislature the case would have been different, and then Mr. Foster would not have been the man ; but as the case stands, it is of small moment who goes, or whether any body goes at all, and as poor Blatherum is disabled, Mr. Foster may as well be allowed to walk the course. We are glad, however, to see, that the new candidate, has the grace to abjure the pollution tenets which exposed us all to the well-deserved taunt administered by Mr. Cowper, in the debate on the question of the resumption of transportation. If he had not done so, we question wh...
POST OFFICE. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 5 June 1849
POST OFFICE. Mails will close for the undermentioned places as follows: Souvenir, for Adelaide, this evening. Sylvania, for Hobart Town, ditto, Swan, for Launceston, 9th instant. Sir George Seymour, for Calcutta, ditto. General Palmer, for London, ditto.