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PORT PHILLIP GOVERNMENT GAZETTE. (Published by Authority.) Colonial Secretary's Office, Sydney, 30th December, 1846. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 26 January 1847
PORT PHILLIP GOVERNMENT GAZETTE. (Published by Authority.) Colonial Secretary's Office, Sydney, 30th December, 1846. elS Excellency the Governor directs the appointment to be notified of Mr. Robert Cadden, as Clerk of Petty Sessions, for the County of Bourke, in the District of Port Phillip. By His Excellency s Command, E. DEAS; THOMSON; Custom.House, ,Melbourne, 12th January, 1047. NOTICE is hereby given, that unless the undermentioned goods are cleared from the Bonding Warehouse, on or before Wednes- day, the 3rd February next, they will be sold by public uuction on the following day, namely, Thursday 4th February, 1847, on the premises, commencing at 11 o'clock precisely, in accord- ance with the provisions of the 70th section of the Act of the Governor and Council, flth Vic, No. lo, for the duties and warehouse rent. When Bonded. Ship. Whence. By whom Bonded. 1843. January 13 Tamar, Launceston, Alexander Orr, February 21 Rebecca, Liverpool, Dunlop & Co, " 21 Ditto, Ditto...
PORT PHILLIP GOVERNMENT GAZETTE. (Published by Authority.) GOVERNMENT NOTICE [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 26 January 1847
PORT PHILLIP GOVERNMENT GAZETTE. (Published by Authority.) GOVERNMENT NOTICE IT having been represented to the Government, that a wanton out- rage was committed on the night of the 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 erection 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 Bulleen, Upper Yarra One black working bullock, grey face, branded Til off rump, HE conjoined off ribs One yellow sided working bullock, white back, belly, flanks and tail, branded T Ii off rump, HE conjoined off ribs One yellow cow, upright horns, branded A I off shoulder, li F milking rump IC . One old red stag bullock, branded 5 off 5 E rump M W off side If no...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 26 January 1847
WANTED by a man of respectability, a -ltuation in either Town 01 Countrj. 'J he advertiser his had great commercial exjie rienee, has resided in most of the ports in the labt Indies, and the Eastern Archipelago,-lie would undertake the correspondence or the nia- ll igeineut in toto, of any commercial establish- ment in this town, and from hw extensive infoi mntion, and good connexions in Europe, he bus no doubt, would make his service« valuible ile would undertake the management ol u &lt; ouu try Station, either of sheep or cattle, having had great experience in colonial matter*, during a rcsideuce of 10 years in the bu-h. References of respectability will be offered to any parties requiring the services of the ud\cr tiser. Address to A B ,-it the ofhc e of tin», paper. WANTED, BY a bingle gentleman, furnished apartments to the extent of a sitting room and bed- room, in un airy suburban situation Apply cither at the ofhee of this paper, or at the Commercial Inn, Collins stre...
Domestic Intelligence. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 26 January 1847
Domestic Intelligence. Burns' Festival.-The Festival in honor of the poet Burns, carne off last evening. A supplement, containing a full report, will be issued in the course of the day. Ringing the Changes.-On Friday, Mr. John McLeay, residing upon the River Plenty, came before the Mayor's Court and made the following statement:-The previous day he was at Graham's public-house, in Queen street; in the parlour a collection of persons were assembled, and amongst them Dr. Went- worth, there was also a man called Fred in the employ of Messrs. McDonald and Smythe. The Doctor produced a puzzle lock, which he laid upon the table, saying that no one could open it ; Fred took up the lock, and turning his back to the Doctor, opened and closed it half a dozen times in view of the applicant; the Doctor said, he would bet £10 or £20 that Fred could not open the lock; a bet of £10 aside was then agreed upon and the money staked ; Fred had but four pounds, but another pound was lent him by one of ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 27 January 1847
Caledonian Loyal Orange Lodge of Australia Felix. A SPECIAL MEETING of the Member! of the above Lodge, is hereby convened for Wednesday evening next, at half-past tetes o'clock precisely, when a full attendance i earnestly requested on business of parlicult: importance. By order of the W.'M. Pr. J. E. M., Act. Sec. 25th-Jan. 1847. BLlnlocaewe Saces. ON TUESDAY, THE 2nd OF FEDRUABT, 1847. JAMES MALCOLM, and WILLIAM KIRBY, Esans. MR. GEORGE LEECH. QtUxli of t\)z (Üouwr. MR. JOHN TUCKWELL treasurer. MK. W. II. BUDD. FIRST RACE, The Publicans' Purse of 20 sovereign!, for ii horses und mares. Two miles and a dunn« Entrance-2 sovereigns. Three to start or w race. Handicap weights-Heats. SECOND RACE. Tho Ladies Purse of 10 sovereigns ; entran« 2 sovereigns, for all horses and mares. Heats I Two miles and a distance. Three to start or » :e. Handicap weights. THE HURDLE RACE. For 15 sovereigns ; entrance, 2 sovereigns, oin a two mile course with five leaps four leet higb Three to start or no...
Domestic Intelligence. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 27 January 1847
Domestic Intelligence Melancholy Accident.-We regret to state that intelligence has reached town stating that Mr. Robertson, the veterinary surgeon, was drowned on Monday last, whilst attempting to cross the Goulburn Mr Patterson, late watchmaker in town, was in com- pany with Mr R at the time, he crossed the river at a different place, and hearing a shriek, looked round &nbsp; and supposed it came from a female standing on the opposite bank , he then looked for Mr. Robertson and found his body floating down the river. It is supposed that the horse must have kicked the deceased. Another Burns' Festival. -We are in- formed that a considerable number of Scotch residents on the Merri Creek, met there last night for the purpose of commemorating Burns, and it was not until "the &nbsp; moon had waited a wee" that they broke up.
THE BURNS' FESTIVAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 27 January 1847
¡HE BURNS* FESTIVAL. Yesterday evening the anni- versary Festival in honour of Scotland's favourite bard, being the third of these delightful annual re-unions of Scotchmen, was held in the Queen's The- atre H oyal, which was gaily fitted up for the occasion, the walls hemg festooned with gar- lands of flowers and decorated with flags kindly furnished to the stewards by Capt. I ouglas of the ViiteN. Above the chair- man was a full length likeness of the " peasant bard," and over the Croupier, a group re- presenting the scene when Willie brow'd a peck o' maut, An' Ral) au' Allan cam to see. the portly figure and rubicund countenance of Mr. Philip Anderson doing duty forWillie, and Messrs. J. ¡Stewart and A. M'Master for his jolis freres, Raband Allan. The likenesses were very good, and met with well merited encomiums from the company, the artist (Mr. Opie) having been particularly happy in catching1,the peculiar twinkle of Rummy's e\e at that moment of bliss The wee short hour ayont t...
COURT OF REQUESTS, FOR THE COUNTY OF BOURKE. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 29 January 1847
COURT OF REQUESTS, FOR THE COUNTY OF BOURKE. NOTICE is hereby given that the Court of Requests for this County will be holden in Melbourne, at the Court House, Collins-street, on Monday, the 1st of February, 1847, and the following days, at the hour of nine o'clock in the forenoon Plaints must be delivered at the office of the Registrar on or before Saturday, the 23rd day of January instant Defences or sets off must be filed on or before Thursday, the 28th institut Every plaint, defence, or set off, must have the name and residence of plaintiff and defendant written theieon In defended cases the plea of defence, or notice of set off, must be in accordance with the forms krescribed by the late Rules of Court By order of the Commissioner, J. S. GRIFFIN, Registrar. Melbourne, January llth, 1847. The Melbourne Anous is published on tht mornings of luaday, and Inday in each week, and foi warded simultaneously to eveiy pal t oj the province, and to Sydney, Van Diemen's Land, South Austial...
Post Office Melbourne 29th December, 1846. SYDNEY OVERLAND MAIL FOR 1847. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 29 January 1847
Post Office Me ¡bourne 29th December, 1846. SYDNEY OVERLAND MAIL FOR 1847 THE arrangement for arnval and de- spatch of the Sydney 0\eTlandMdiI 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 quaiter to 2 o'clock, p m. HENRY D. KEMP, Chief Postmaster.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 29 January 1847
WESTERN AUSTRALIA. Advices by the Joseph Albino, arrived at Ade- laide, reach to the 9th Dec. 'The chief event of interest is thev death of the Colonial Secretary, Mr. Peter Broun an officer of eighteen years standing, having served from the eonmeocetrietit of the colouy^a* The vacancy is filled up by the appointment of Mr. G. F. Moore, Advocate Ge- neral, who is succeeded by Mr. Nash, Proprietor and Editor of the Perth Inquirer, who states that the ownership of the paper will remain unaltered, but that the Editorship has been entrusted to a very independent gentleman who will maintain its character andgconsistency. The blackboy »guramis now boiled down with Stockholm tar und coal tar for the use of ship and boat builders, who find it a good substitute for pitch. Mr. Drummond, resident botanist at the Swan has received "a grant of £200 from the Royal bounty. 'J his is justly looked upon as a compli- ment to tim colouy at larga. ?*> - The expected arrival of conditional pardon men...
KALKALLO POUND. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 29 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. Thomas Johnston, dismissed. W. R. BELCHER, Clerk Petty Sessions. Melbourne, Police Office, 6th January, 1847.
CAPE OF GOOD HOPE. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 29 January 1847
CAPE OF GOOD HOPE. By the Waratah from the Cape of Good Hope, we have South African papers to November 24th. from which we gather the following news: On tbe 10th November, the Governor gave notice to the frontier inhabitants that the truce with the hostile Ghika Caflers would expire on the 18th of that month, after which, if the terms dictated to them were not complied with, hos- tilities would he resumed, and all parties were directed to be on their guard and ready for ac &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; tion. Adelaide wheat is quoted in the Cape of Good Hope Shipping Gazette, of November 20, at 33s. per muid, equal to about 11s. per bushel of 60 lbs.
PROCLAMATION. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 29 January 1847
PROCLAMATION. By his Excellency Sir Charles Augustus Fitz Roy, Knight Companion of the Royal Hanoverian Guelphic Order, Captain . General and Governor - in Chief of the Territory of New South Wales and its Dependencies, and Vice Admiral of the same, &c, &c. w 7 HEREAS the Legislative Council ' of New South Wales now stands prorogued to Tuesday the 26th day of January instant; and it is ex- pedient further to prorogue the same : Now, therefore, I, Sir Charles Augustus Fitz Roy, Knight- Companion of the Royal Hanoverian Guelphic Order, in pursuance of the power and authority in me vested as Governor of the said Co- lony, do hereby further prorogue the said Legislative Council to Tuesday the ninth day of March next. Given under my Hand and Seal at Government House, Sydney, this eleventh day of Jannuary, 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. FITZ ROY. By His Excellency's command,...
POST OFFICE MAILS, FOR 1847. TABLE of ARRIVAL and DESPATCH of the Post Office Mails, at MELBOURNE, or the year 1847. ARRIVAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 29 January 1847
POhT UFFICE MAILS, FuR 1847. T ABLE of Arrival and Despatch of the Post Office Mails, at Melbourne, or the year 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 (Coastwise)-per " Shamrock" stea- mer, generally in the first week in each month, and by vessels as oppor- tunities offer. 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. Fom Portland (overland) -By way of the Grange, Fiery Creek, Bunnen yong and Ballan, every Thursday, at 10 o'clock, a.m., and By way of 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 opportunities of...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 29 January 1847
JOB' PRINTING; iib, Public are respectfully iwmbmid, that Scb tJrtnttng OF ALL KINDS, WILL Bl txictmtu AT THE MEXiBOimNiJ ARGUS OFFICE, With nsatnMi, accuracy, and despatch. ' The Printer particularly invites attention to his printing of BOOK-WORK, the whote of hil type for that purpose being perfectly new, and conse- quently greatly superior to any it/iflr office in Melbourne. For London Direct. THE fine first-class River-built ship " HOOGHLY/' ,465 tons register, William Henry, commander, is now renely to receive cargo, and will meet with despatch. She has superior poop and between deck accommodation* for passengers. For freight or passage, apply to DALGETY, BORRADAILE fie GORE, Melbourne or Geelong, on EDMUND WESTBY, & CO. For Ziondon Sireot, HIE fine first class teak built ship " MAITLAND," ___1648 tons register, John Gray, commander, is now ready to receive cargo, and will positively sail on 31st January, having the greater portion of her cargo already engaged. Her acco...
Commercial Intelligence. MELBOURNE MARKETS. Friday, 29th January. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 29 January 1847
.Commercial ïntellt'uence. MELBOURNE MARKETS. Friday, 29(/i January. Wheat.-Very little of the new crop has come to hand as yet, and the price in consequence has advanced this week to 4s. per bushel ; old outs are selling at 3s. 6d., and new at 3s. 3d. f Eng- lish barley at 4s. 6s., and Cupe at 2s. öd. per bushel. ,K'i . , i-j» ' Hay-£4 5s. per ton. « Fr.oun.-The rise in wheat has produced a proportionate nse in flour, the prices of which are now £11 per 20001bo. fjr first quality, and £10. per ditto for seconds. Cattle.-The excessive supply of fat cattle remains unabated, and the uverage price fis 8s. per lOOlbs. The sales effected by Messrs. Mickle and Lilburue this week are as follows :-100 fat bullocks, at from 40s. to 60s., and 40 ditto at from 46s. to 60s.; 1)0 bullocks for yoking at from 40s, to 45s. each ; 250 ditto for grazing at 30s. each ; 200 head mixed cattle, at an average of 28s. each; and 50 yearling steers at 16s. each. Sheep.-Fat wethers rank with fat cattle, ns re...
Colonial Secretary's Office, Sydney, 1st Jannuary; 1847. PUBLIC MONEY. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 29 January 1847
Colonial Secietary's Office, Sydney, 1st Jannuary; 1817. PUB ilC MONEY. HIS Excellency the Governor directs the repubhcation of the following Notice, relating to Public Monies placed in the Banks by persons in the Service of Government. By His Excellency's Command, E DEAS THOMSON. Colonial Secretary's Office, Sydney, ICth Jannuary, 1845. PUBLIC MONEY. WITH a view to prevent the recur- rence of the inconvenience which has in some cases been found to result from Public Monies having been placed in the Banks by persons in the service of Government to their private accounts, His Etcellenc} the Governor directs it to I be notified that, for the future, no Pub- I Ifc Monies shall, on any pretence what- ever, be paid to the private account of Officers at the Banks , but that, if trans- mitted through the Banks at all, they mnst be carried to a public account, wholly pistmct from any private aocount. By His Excellency's Command, E. DEAS 1HOMSON.
TENDERS REQUIRED For the supply of Provisions, &c., for the County of Normanby, including the Towns of Portland and Port Fairy. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 29 January 1847
TENDERS REQUIRED For the supply of Provisions, c\c, for the County oj Nounanby, including the Towns of Portland and Pott Faiiy. I^IIE present contractor for"furmshing the supplies of provisions, forage, &c , for the establishment of the Colonial Government, in the County and Towns above mentioned, having according to agreement recen ed three months notice that his contract will cease on the 31st March, 1847, notice is hereby given that Tenders will be received at this Office, until 12 o'clock (noon,) on Saturday the thirteenth day of February next, for fur- nishing the required supplies for the period, from the 1st April to the 31st December, 1847, both days inclusive The particulais of the supplies, and the conditions relating to them, are specified in the notice fiom this office, dated Sep- tember 16th, 1846, and published m the Port Phillip Government Gazettl, any further information can be obtained at the Sub-Tieasury The Tenders are to be scaled, and en - dorsed " Tende...