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CRIMINAL SESSIONS. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 29 January 1847
CRIMINAL SESSIONS. IT is ordered that .a Criminal Sessions i and General Gaol delivery of the Supreme Court for the District of Port Phillip, be holden at the Court House, La Trobe-street, in the town of Mel- bourne, on Tuesday the twenty-third day of February next, at which all par- ties concerned are requested to give their attendance. Dated this twenty - third day of January a.D. one thousand eight hundred and forty-seven. WILLIAM ¿'BECKETT. Resident Judge.
NOTICE. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 29 January 1847
NOTICE. npHE Magistrates of the Territory of JL New South Wales, assembled at a Court of Petty Sessions,held in the Town of Melbourne, on the 20th day of January. 1847, have been pleased to appoint &lt; MR. CHARLES BRODIE, ¡ to be bailiff of the said Court, held in the said Town of Melbourne, under the pro- visions of the Act of the Governor and Council, 10 Victoria, No. 10, intituled i " An Act to amend the laws relating to the îecovery of small debts, in all parts of the Colony of New South Wales. | (iiven under my hand at Melbourne, this 23rd day of January, 1847. JAMES SIMPSON, J.P. Chairman Petty Sessions.
GOVERNMENT NOTICE. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 29 January 1847
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.
Colonial Secretary's Office, Sydney, 11th January, 1847. VACCINATION. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 29 January 1847
Colonial Secretary's Office, Sydney, 11th January, 1847. VACCINATION. HIS Excellency the Governor directs it to be notified, that a Vaccine In- stitution has been established in Sydney, and that Dr. Savage, the Health Officer, has been appointed to carry out the ob- jects of the institution. His Excellency further directs it to be notified, that Dr. Savage will be in attend- ance at the Immigration Barracks, Bent street, between the hours of 10 and 12 o'clock on every Tuesday and Saturday to Vaccinate, free of charge, such chil- dren as may be taken to him for the pur- pose. But as the operation itself, without any proof of its having taken effect, would be insufficient security to the public mind, His Excellency has been pleased to direct, that the sum of one shilling shall be deposited for every child vacci- nated, which sum will be îeturned en the presentation of the child on the next vaccination day. His Excellency very strongly recom- mends Parents and Guardians to avail themse...
NOTICE. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 29 January 1847
NOTICE. THE Magistrates of the Territory of New South Wales, assembled at a Court of Petty Sessions, held m the Town of Melbourne, on the 20th day of January, | 1847, have been pleased to appoint MR ROBERT CADDEN, to be registrar of the said Couit, held ni the said Tovmi of Melbourne, under the piovisionsof the Act of the Gosernor and Council, 10 Victoria, No 10, intituled " An Act to amend the laws relating to | the recovery of small debts in all parts of the Colony of New South Wales " i Given under my hand at Melbourne, this 23rd day of January, 1847. JAMES SIMPSON, J.P. Chairman Petty Sessions.
Colonial Secretary's Office, Sydney, 31st December, 1846. JOHN AND ROBERT GOWER. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 29 January 1847
Colonial Secretary's Office, Sydney, 31st December, 1846. JOHN AND ROBERT GOWER. ENQUIRY having been made by then brother in England, respecting John and Robert Gower, who armed 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 Apnl, and the latter on 4th May, 1832 , any person who enabled to afford infoimation respecting the above individuals is requested to have the goodness to transmit the same to this Office. By His Excellency's Command, E. DEAS THOMSON.
GOVERNMENT LAND SALE. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 29 January 1847
GOVERNMENT LAND SALE. The Government Gazette of the 19th instant con- tains the official notification of a sale of Port Phil- ip Government Lands, which is appointed to be held in Melbourne on the 24th proximo. The Land offered comprises the following TOWN LOTS. Melbourne-Allotments 1, 8, 9, and 20 of sec- &nbsp; tion 25 ; 1 and 20 of section 26 ; 5, 6, 7, 8, and 9 of section 28 ; 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 18, 19, and 20, of section 29. Upset price £300 per acre. Warringal-Allotments 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5, of section 11; 7 of section 7, and 4 of section 6. - Upset price £8 per acre. North Geelong-Allotments 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, and 7, of section 22 ; 13 and 14 of section 24 ; 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, and 9, of section 25 ; 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 20, of section 34; 14, 15, 16, and 17, of section 35. Upset price £300 per acre. SUBURBAN LOTS. Bourke-Parish of Doutts Galls, on the Moonee Moonee Ponds-allotments 1, 3, 4, and 6, in section 5. Upset price, 30s. per acre. Bourke-Parish of South Melbourne, at St. K...
Shipping Intelligence. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 29 January 1847
iotHppmg íntelltgem*. ARRIVED. Jan. 27-David, schooner, Bowden, master (at Geelong) from Hobart Town. Passengers Mr. M'Shune, Jnmes and Anne Ormond, Re- becca' Fitzgerald and two childieu, Elua Wilson, Messrs. Young, White, Butler, Webb, J. Webb, Fitzgerald. G. White, agent. January 28..-British Queen, brig, 261 tons, Captain R. C. Paige, from London 4th October, the Downs 13th October, and the Lizard 19th October. Passengers-(cabin)-R. Kellock, E=q. ; steerage-Mr. and Airs. Harris and' child. CLEARED OUT. Jan. 28-David, schooner, for Hobart Town. No passengers. Jad.28-Titania, schooner, 139 tons, A. J. Anson, master, for Port Royal, Jamaica. Pas- senger-Mr. M'Croe. SAILED. .Jan. 26-Diana, for Western Pott, JJun. 27-Arab, for London. IMPORTS. Jan. 27-David, from Hobart Town-18,000 feet timber, 40,000laths, 20,000shingles, CM. M'Slmne. Jan. 25-Wave, from Portland-11 bales of wool, Barnes & Co. ; 3 casks tallow, Jackson & Co. ; 1 chest, Marshall ; 15 bales wool, 1 ches...
To the Editor of the Melbourne Argus. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 29 January 1847
To the Editor of the Melbourne Argus. Sia-The " Studium pecumo" which iuduces ?men to barter principle and feelinp, in order tf¡* .obtain Labor Irom any source, however degraded, inlamous, or suspicious-and which, in lact, is the main cause of the meanness, loliy, vice und misery which exist in the world, and which has in all past experience corrupted the manners lind produced the ruin ot States-is no where more strongly evinced than in this very District of Port Phillip, notwithstanding that much public and private churity exists and is practised. It has been truly said thut " all civilized na- tions have assumed a different moral phasis uccord 4ng to the direction gradually given io them by political institutions." Tht District of Port Phillip, founded origi. nally by enterpriziug British subjects, was even- tually confirmed by the Imperial Government us a Free and Independent Colony, to which the sys- tem of transporting criminals was not applicable, and would not be extended ; a...
Domestic Intelligence. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 29 January 1847
Domestic Intelligence. Rechabite Tent. - On Tuesday a Rechubite Tent was pitched at Stoneham's, the &nbsp; Temperance Coffee House, Elizabeth-street, working under the the Lodge in Hobart Town, in connection with the Salford Unity. The Voluntary Principle. - The South Australian Wesleyans have declared, by a consideiable majority, in favour of a state sup- port for religion. Affiliation. - A singular case of affiliation comes on for hearing at the Police office this morning. The defendant, a highly respectrble tradesman, the father of a lamily, and nutaJeuder among the Wesleyun Me- thodists, is churged with the paternity of little responsibility, which has already figured in public, the mother being the "vic &nbsp; tim in the seduction case Malibu". Suyers, &nbsp; recently tried in the Supreme Court, when the paternity of this "child of many fathers" was &nbsp; charged upon the then defendant. To explain the contradiction, the plaintiff says she was p...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 29 January 1847
MARRIED. At Geelong, 21st instant, by the Rev. Andrew Love, Presbyterian Minister, Gideon Rutherford, Esq., Avoca, to Mary Anne, third daughter of Archibald McCrae, Esq , Strabane, Ireland. DEATH. &nbsp; &nbsp; At Kensington, near London, on the 4th of &nbsp; August last, Robert Gouger, Esq., aged 44 ; late Colonial Treasurer, and formerly Colonial Secre- tary of South Australia.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 29 January 1847
Scotch and Manchester Ware- house. DONALDSON & BUDGE INFORM settlers, storekeepers, &c, that they have received ex Vixen, Alice Maud, &c., a large assortment of SLOPS AND SCOTCH GOODS, to which they would respectfully solicit their attention. A few of the principal articles will be found in the following list : MoTeskin trousers, strapped and lined Ditto ditto double stitched and taped Boys' and youths" moleskin trousers Drab corduroy trousers Woollen ditto ditto Tweed, doeskin, and buckskin ditto Drill, duck, and cantoon ditto Black, drab, and Oxford cassimere ditto Blue cloth jackets and trousers Gents, black and coloured dress coats and surtouts Ditto rifle ditto ditto Ditto plain and figured satin and cloth vests Colonial tweed and tartan vests Shepherds' coats, blue and drab Pilot coats, reeding and monkey jackets English and colonial tweed coats Blue and red serge shirts, all wool All blue and striped guernsey frocks Lambs wool and merino shii ts and pi...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 29 January 1847
'ANTED by n man of respectability, a situation in either Town or Country. The advertiser has had great commercial expe- rience, has resided in most of the ports in the East Indies, and the Eastern Archipelago,-he would undertake the correspondence or the ma- nagement in toto, of any commercial establish- ment in this tonn, and from his extensive infor- mation, and good connexions in Europe, he has no doubt, would make his services valuable. He would undertake the management of a coun- try Station, either of sheep or cattle, having had great experience in colonial matters, during a 1 residence of 10 years in the bush. References of respectability will be offered to any parties requiring the services of the adver- tiser. Address to A. B.,-at the office of this paper. ANTED-A Iemale Servant. Apply at the Commercial Inn. TED-A Run capable of carrying 20,000 Sheep ; a liberal price will be given. Apply to DALMAIIOY CAMPBELL&CO. IfLinlocJbewe Races. ON TUESDAY, THE 2nd OF FEBRUARY...
PROCLAMATION. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 2 February 1847
PROCLAMATION. By His Excellency Sir Charles Au- gustus Fitz Hoy, Knight Compan- ion of the Royal Hanoverian Guelphic Order, Captain-General and Goveruor in Chief of the Territory of New South Wales and its Dependencies, nud Vice Admiral of the same, &c, &c. IN pursuance of the authority in me vested by a certain Act of the Im- perad Parliament of Great Britain and Ireland, passed iu the 5th and 6th year of her Majesty's reign, intituled, " An "Act for regulating the sale of Wuste " Land belonging to the Crown in the "Australian Colonies;" I do hereby notify and proclaim, that at Eleven o'clock of Wednesday, the 24th day of February next, the following Town, Su- burban, and Country'Lots of Land will be offered lor Sale by Public Auction, at the Auction Room of Mr. George Sinclair Brodie, Elizabeth-street, Mel- bourne, at the upset price affixed to each lot respectively, on the terms and condi- tions and under the provisions oí the éljk above recited Act. (Deposit 10 p...
STEAM TO AUSTRALIA. To the Editor of the Hongkong Register.) Her Majesty's Steamer, Vulture, Hongkong, September 21st, 1846. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 2 February 1847
STEAM TO AUSTRALIA. To the Editor of the Hongkong Register.') Her Majesty's Steamer, Vulture, . Hongkong, September 21st, 1846. Sin,-The rapid strides of steam have .extended its usefulness, under the auspicies of the" enter- prising P. mid 0. Steam Navigation Company (luring the past year to this distant station, and uiitieiputing ii yet further extension lo the more suluhrinus climute of Australia,with which a more ready communication than hitherto is most de- sirable; I am led by the article in the Swan Rixer Inquirer, relatiug to this subject, to offer un opi- nion, and endeavour to show by what route those interesting colonies, at present as remote from from each other as from the^jniujh^i^couulry, might be brought together aiíd shiúdMílike in the"" aovantnges, whether political or domestic, about to be offered. jilt is a well established fact, that during the months of November and April (inclusive) along the North Shore of Australia, mid Torres Straits, the N.W. wind blows, a...
To the Editor of the Melbourne Argus. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 2 February 1847
To the Editor of the Melbourne Argus. Sin,-Having reduced the price of my sheet Almanac to sixpence, I feel I am in duty bound ts the inhabitants of Melbourne generally, and to tbosein particular who purchased myAlmanar, on us first appearing, at one shilling and sixpence, to acquaint them with the cau=e of that leduc tion^ and as that can be best done by a plain statement of facts, may 1 beg the favour of your inserting this in the next publication of your in- dependent journpl. Hie lacts are as follows . - Mr. Boursiquot having had the first offer of the copy of my Directory, declined purchasing, anti also haung anything to do with me in jointly publishing it. I then applied to you and sue ceeded in making un arrangement for its publi- cation ; but the aceidcnt which subsequently oc- curred to your press, occasioned me to try the Patriot office once more, when, as a matter of business, 1 offered Mr. B. the printing ot my Directory, and, alter several day» di lay, I re- ceived for ...
NOTICE. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 2 February 1847
NOTICE. THE Magistrates of the Territory of New South Wales, assembled at a Court of Petty Sessions, held in the Town of Melbourne, on the 20th day of January, 1847, have been pleased to appoint MR. CHARLES BRODIE, . to be bailiff of the said Court, held in the said Town of Melbourne, under the pro- visions of the Act of the Governor and Council, 10 Victoria, No. 10, intituled " An Act to amend the laws relating to the recovery of small debts, in all parts of the Colony of New South Wales. Given under my hand at Melbourne, this 23rd day of January, 1847. JAMES SIMPSON, J.P. Chairman Petty Sessions.
TRANSPORTATION. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 2 February 1847
TRANSPORTATION. Intelligence has reached us that Mr. 'Price (more generally known as Five per Cent.) is canvassing the farmers and set- tlers on the Merri and Darebin Creeks, as the hired agent of the Pollutionists, for the purpose of obtaining signatures to Mr. Edward Curr's petition, praying the letting loose of British criminals in this District, in order that the settlers may have cheap labour, and it is said that se- veral persons have sigued the document under a total misapprehension of its na iture. 'Whether this latter fact be as staled we are not fully informed, but knowing as we do that almost every individual belong- ing lo the class indicated would as soon put his right hand in the fire as know- ingly contribute to the conversion of the home of his wife and children into a sink for the reception of British pollution, we would strongly urge all persons who may have been thus deccned to see Mr Price, and to insist upon the immediate erasure of then name:, from the list of ...
CRIMINAL SESSIONS. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 2 February 1847
CRIMINAL SESSIONS. ÏT is ordered that a Criminal Sessions and General Gaol delivery of the Supreme Court for the District of Port Phillip, be holden at the Court House, La Trobe-street, in the town of Mel- bourne, on Tuesday the twenty-third day of February next, at which all par- ties concerned are requested to give their attendance. Dated this twenty -third day of January A.n. one thousand eight hundred and forty-seven. WILLIAM a'BECKETT. Resident Judge.
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 — 2 February 1847
TENDERS REQUIRED For the supply of Pi avisions, t\c, for the County of Normanby, including the Towns of Portland and Por I Fairy. THE present contractor forjurnishing the supplies of provisions, forage, &c, for the establishment of the Colonial Government, in the County and Towns above mentioned, having according to agreement received 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 Îeriod, from the 1st April to the 31st >ecember,..1847, both days inclusive. The particulars of the supplies, and the conditions relating to them, are specified, in the notice from this office, dated Sep- tember 16th, 1846, and published in the Port Phillip Government Gazette, any further information can be obtained at the Sub-Treasury. The Tenders are to be sealed, and en- dorsed "...