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THE NOMINATION. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 15 June 1849
THE NOMINATION. Monday being the day appointed in the Go- vernor's Writ for the election of a member to serve in the Legislative Council at New South Wales for the District of Port Phillip, in the room of Edward Curr, Esq., resigned, the Re- &nbsp; turning Officer R. W. Pohlman, Esq., presided &nbsp; at a meeting of tbe electors called for the purpose in Geelong. The Returning Officer having read the Writ, and declared the objects of the meeting, Edward Willis, Esq., J. P., proposed John Fitzgerald Leslie Foster , Esq., as a fit and proper person to represent the District, which was seconded by Dr. Thomson. No other candidate was proposed, but the meet- ing was addressed at some length by Mr. Fawk- ner, who questioned the canidate as to his views &nbsp; in reference to the extension of the franchise, the education question, the settlement of the Electoral Districts of the Province, and his willingness not only to use every exertions to obtain for Port Phillip...
The Argus. "I am in the place where I am demanded of conscience to speak the truth, and therefore the truth I speak, impugn it whoso list." FRIDAY, JUNE. 15, 1849. POLLUTION. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 15 June 1849
The Argus. &nbsp; I am in the place where I am demanded of conscience to speak the truth, and therefore the truth I speak, impugn it whoso list. FRIDAY. JUNE 15, 1849. POLLUTION. Yesterday's overland mail brings inti- &nbsp; mation of the actual issue of the order of the Queen in Council, constituting New South Wales a place to which convicts, under sentence of transportation, may be sent ; and the despatch enclosing the Order intimates the shipment of 236 convicts, selected from the Pentonville and Wakefield prisons, on board the Hashemy, which vessel would have brought out the despatch, but that the cholera broke out on board, and she had to be placed in quarantine, whence she was just released, at the date of our latest English intelligence. The instructions which accompany the convicts, direct that they are to receive Tickets of Leave, on landing, if they have not disqualified themselves by bad con- duct on the passage; and they are to be allowed to obtain their ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 18 June 1849
Japhrasta Steamer. THIS vessel w¡|j, 3^ trips I Geelong: ________ onThurl as follows-from Geelong " Monday, Wednesday, and ', o'clock in the morning. Fsbm p»ll*nrM~_l Geelong every Tuesday, Thiislsf|ind 8n> day, at 11 o clock a.m., and foi Williams To« and Hobson's Bfer/tm MonHi ys, Wednadi» and Fridays at tbrW oTclock/in\»ne afternoon, li above vessel has ndjw leen iupplied with i '", boiler, andJH the woHkin/parts of her mschioei re new-BeY hull afrnoit completely RnBllj and ev ry/ih^rovetneutt/ias been mads that ti proprietor» jtbbught Avotfld ndd to the ip«i n\ safety of the dessel ¿nd comfort of the paimttr it is, therefore! hoofed, that as a passenger but she will be found/to possess great recomnmuï tlous. \ / J. RALEIGH, Agent,, Melbourne: T.SHEPPARD, Agent; Geelone, Melbourne, May 21, 1849. , B_f" All goods for shipment must be ob lb J Wharf one hour before the vessel starts. SAME! _ _ IROCK, 20flrtons, (/Gilawe.c M ? I - JT*6 * wharf to-morrow mowing, (T/esday, »th ioit....
NOTICE. FIVE POUNDS REWARD. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 18 June 1849
NOTICE. FIVE POUNDS REWARD. WHEREAS the undermentioned par- ties made their escape from con- stable Morris, while being conveyed to the Police Station Pyrenees, under a warrant of commitment for felony, taking with them two pair of handcuffs. Any party lodging them in the hands of the police, or giving such information as will lead to their apprehension, will receive the above reward. DESCRIPTION. John Fox About 5 feet 5 inches height Sandy complexion Front teeth broken, scar on the right leg, was tried at the Supreme Court a few years back for killing Kelly, a publican, on the Race Course. Charles Whealan About 5 feet ten inches Dark hair and whiskers Sallow complexion Supposed to be a Sydney native. T. HALFPENNY, &nbsp; Chief Constable. &nbsp; &nbsp; Horsham Police-office, June 2, 1849. &nbsp;
TENDERS REQUIRED. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 18 June 1849
TENDERS REQUIRED. TENDERS will be received until noon of Saturday the 30th instant, from parties willing to contract for repairing the approaches to the Corio Bay Jetty, Geelong. Tenders to be endorsed " Tender for &nbsp; repairs to Corio Jetty approaches," and deposited in the box marked " Tenders for Works and Stores" at the western entrance of the government offices ; or, they may be forwarded by post directed to " His Honor the Superintendent, Melbourne." Plans and specifications can be seen at the Police Office, Geelong, and the un- dermentioned office. The government will not necessarily accent the lowest tender. &nbsp; By order of His Honor the Superintendent, DAVID LENNOX, Superintendent of Bridges. Bridge Office, Melbourne, 12th June, 1849. IMPOUNDED at Pentridge 5th June, 1849 1 yellow sided bullock, strawberry head and back, several illegible brands 1 yellow and white cow, EM rump, M thigh, Wf shoulder, LC ribs, supposed PC ribs, illegible thigh 1 poley sp...
NOTICE. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 18 June 1849
NOTICE. Parties subscribing to newspapers, are reminded that they can discontinue their subscriptions at any time before the 30th instant. New subscribers are received at any period during the quarter, and charged only from the date of their subscription. No charge will be made for the increased issue of the Argus during the remainder of the current quarter. From the commencement of next month, the charge will be Fifteen Shillings per quarter. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;
Colonial Secretary's Office, Sydney, 26th May, 1849. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 18 June 1849
Colonial Secretary's Office, Sydney, 26th May, 1849. HIS Excellency the Governor has been pleased to appoint Thomas Brown, Esquire, of Hartley, to be a Magistrate of the Territory and its Dependencies. By his Excellency's command, &nbsp; E. DEAS THOMSON.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 18 June 1849
rsrtCTFÜLLt IXÍÜRMIU, THAI n'nti'itg OF ALL KIA D8, WILL CB HXICBTED AT fan ¿ssvs ornes, Wtíh neatness, accuracy, and despatch, Tkt Printer particularly invites attention to his "aún'of BOOK-WORK, the whole of his type Z l/uil Impose being perfectly new, andconse (uwliy peatly superior to any other office m Ui'Jxmrne. THE following gentlemen having untltrlaken the agency for iho Argus for their respec (i,e neighbourhoods, intending Subscribers and \dveriisers ore requested to communicate with iheooent for their locality : üÉeloso . Mr.J. A. Wilson. Belfast. - W.8.Wibon, Waiirnaudooi,.-Richard Osborne, Bunikyono. -John Veitch, Cowc. -A. MacuaughteD, Timboon. -Joseph Scott, Barwon.I- -N. Trebeck, Sithodb.I. -George Lewis, Ovens......J.. -John Rogers, InoKEN River.L*->-Richard Clarke, Ibanob.**if- William Malcolm, . rîiSDENONO.J«. -John Dunn, 1 Fiery Creek.-David Oswald, Gknelo. -James Kirby, Moont Macedon .... -A. Uphill. Munbo's Inn .-Wm. Munro. Kilmore.~l}e,ay 9 !~ke* Swan Hill.-...
Colonial Secretary's Office, Sydney, 29th May, 1849, SLAUGHTER HOUSES. — PORT PHILLIP. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 18 June 1849
Colonial Secretary's Office, &nbsp; Sydney, 29th May, 1849. SLAUGHTER HOUSES. —PORT PHILLIP. HIS Excellency the Governor has been pleased to appoint Mr. Edward Pearse, &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; to be Inspector of Slaughter Houses, and of Cattle intended to be slaughtered within &nbsp; a circuit of five miles around the City of Melbourne, under the. Act of the Governor and Legislative Council, 5 Gul. IV., No. 1. &nbsp; By his Excellency's Command, &nbsp; &nbsp; E. DEAS THOMSON. &nbsp;
MELBOURNE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 18 June 1849
MELBOURNE MARKET. June 16th, 1849. COLONIAL PRODUCE. Grain:—Wheat is at present inclining to an advance in price. On Saturday a lot was sold as high as 4s 2d per bushel. Oats are also on the rise. The following are the prices current : — Wheat 3s 6d to 4s 2*; Barley (English) 2s 9d to 3s 3d. ditto (Cape) 2s 6d ; Oats 2s 6d to 3s 3d per bushel. Flour. — The demand for fine quality has much increased, it is selling at £11 per 2000lbs, and seconds at £9. Hay.—The supply has been greatly too much for the demand during last week, and there is some difficulty in getting it off at £2 to £2 10s per ton. TALLOW, &C. At Messrs. Tennent and Co's. last weekly sale, sheep skins fetched 3d per lb. and greasy tallow 2¼d, per lb. IMPORTED GOODS. &nbsp; Sugar.—The prices which the several qua- lities are at present commanding, are considered moderate. Dark brown and brewers' £14 to £15 per ton, ra ion £18 to £20, grocers' scale sugar £22 to £30. Tea.—Green £3 to £3 10s per chest, bla...
STOCK MARKET. SALES EFFECTED DURING THE FAST WEEK BY MESSRS BEAR AND SON. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 18 June 1849
STOCK MARKET. SALES EFFECTED DURING THE LAST WEEK BY MESSRS BEAR AND SON. The demand for fat Cattle this week, has been more than equal to the supply ; a lot of prime quality fat bullocks, averaged £3 16s each, and ditto cows and heifers, £3 12s each, or from 9s to 10s per 100lbs, inferior quality sold at about 7s per 100lbs ; good fat wethers sold at 8s per head, or fully 1½d per lb., the supply was about equal to the demand. Store Wethers at from 4s 6d to 5s. &nbsp; Ewes 4s, buyers are plentiful. &nbsp; Mixed Cattle are very unsaleable, the mar- ket price for ordinary lots is from 12s 6d to 15s per head. Working Bullocks sell at low rates, and buyers are very scarce, good teams can be bought &nbsp; at £7 per pair, bows, and yokes given in. Horse Stock.—Useful saddle and harness horses and mares, sold at from 10 to 15 guineas, unbroken colts, handled to lead, from 5 to 7 gui- neas, draft horses, not good, from 8 to 11 guineas, and rough hacks from 4 to £7 pe...
Original Correspondence. To the Editor of the Argus. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 18 June 1849
Original Correspondence. To the Editor of the Argus. Sir,—If you deem the following a suit- able inquiry, relative to the paragraph in the Herald of the 15th instant, (in which we, the Editor, states that, upon Mr. Ballingall officially calling for payment of the Town rate, we positively refused to do so) will you please publish it ? To the Editor of the Morning Herald. Sir,—In your publication of the 15th June, you state that Mr. Ballingall offi- cially called upon us yesterday, request- ing us to pay the Town rate, which we positively refused to do. As your example will, doubtless, be followed by many, will you, as Editor of the Morning Herald, please to state your reasons for refusing to pay the rate. I would, willingly, adopt your plan, but I feel a misgiving, that I have, in some way, entailed upon myself the said rate by giving my vote to men who were considered fit and proper persons to re- present the burgesses of Melbourne. If there is a hole to creep out of, pray Mr. Edito...
INSOLVENT COURT. Before R. W. Pohlman, Esq., Chief Commissioner. Friday, June 15th. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 18 June 1849
INSOLVENT COURT. &nbsp; &nbsp; Before R. W. Pohlman, Esq., Chief Commissioner. Friday, June 15th. In re Phillip Phillips.—Special meet- ing for proof of debts ; the following claims were proved and the meeting ad- journed until Monday—A. Woolley, £2 18s. 6d. ; John Noble, £2 17s. 6d., Samuel Eades, £5 17s. 6d. ; Stephen Duggan, £31 9s. ; Jackson Rae and Co, £7 2s. 6d. In re John O'Brien.—Debts proved, R. Punch, £29; Hugh O'Brien, £2 10s. Mr. Sammons examined the insolvent on behalf of some of the creditors touching his dsiposal of a house and some land in Lonsdale-street. It appeared that Mr. Mickle, a creditor, had offered to take the property and discharge all insolvent's debts, but in- stead of accepting this offer O'Brien sold his interest in the property to Mr. John Brophy for £50, and immediately after- wards declared himself insolvent. The &nbsp; property is mortgaged to a building &nbsp; society for £480, and lets at ** 'yW week. Mr. Mickle an...
POLICE OFFICE. Friday, 15th June, 1849. Before Councillor Russell and Drs. Playne and Wilmot. THE SECOND CHARGE OF MANSLAUGHTER AGAINST THE SURGEON OF THE 'BRITISH EMPIRE.' [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 18 June 1849
POLICE OFFICE. Friday, 15th June, 1849. Before Councillor Russell and Drs. Playne and Wilmot. THE SECOND CHARGE OF MANSLAUGH- TER AGAINST THE SURGEON OF THE ' BRITISH EMPIRE.' The Police-office, as on the preceding day, was crowded with persons anxious to hear the investigation of the second charge of manslaughter preferred against Dr. Kingdom, Surgeon Superintendent of the British Empire. Among the audience were many newly arrived immi- grants, who seemed to take a great interest in the proceedings. The defendant on entering the Court, resumed the seat occupied by him on the preceding day. Mr. Paynter intimated to the bench &nbsp; that he appeared for the prosecution. Mr. Stephen, defendant's advocate, requested to know for whom Mr. Paynter appeared? It was a question he was entitled to put, as it was well known that a conspiracy existed on board the British Empire, particularly among the officers (for a reason which he would explain afterwards) against the Doctor ; and it ...
LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. Tuesday, 5th Jtme. SYDNEY INSOLVENT COURT. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 18 June 1849
LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. &nbsp; Tuesday, 5 th June. SYDNEY INSOLVENT COURT. Mr. Martin's motion for an address to the Governor, requesting the production of the correspondence between the Go- vernment and the chief Commissioner ol' the Sydney Insolvent Court, respecting Mr. Kerr's leave of absence, which was &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; under discussion when the previous over- land mail left, terminated in the motion being agreed to without opposition. CONVICTS. Mr. Lamb gave notice that he should move on Tuesday, that an address be presented to His Excellency the Governor, requesting that copies may be laid on the table of the house, of the correspondence which has taken place between the prin- cipal Superintendent of convicts and the benches of magistrates or individuals, in reference to the reception and distribu- tion of Convicts expected to arrive in the colony, upon which the return recently laid upon the table of the house was based. JUSTICES OF THE PEACE....
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 18 June 1849
AN Engrossing Office. Apply by letter on Wanted to Borrow, mmeh/tatexy/ " T, £200/OI >640J, tows/security, 1 /, excellent 7Apply »"J IN pursuaeíe of a Writ of Election for the Electoral District ot Port Phillip, received bt roe on Friday, the fifteenth day ot June, one thousand eight hundred and fortynine^rom His Eicellency the Governor, appointing and direct ins sa election to be held for the /eturn ol a Member (0 serve in the* Législatif Council of Ne* South Wales, fo_the Electofal District of Port Phillip» in tbeyroom of Jjftiea Frederick Palmer, Esquire, jn>o has r/igned his seat therein. . - - I do hereby giv/public notice that on tUI fifth day o( July, a D-Í849, being Ae day of Mimina non named m Jrne Writ on jjlhioh the Ejection is directed to beAeld, I shal/preside at/meeting to be held for that purpose/at Geelong/being the chief polling place of tb/said Elector!! District, in Iront of tbe PoliceQburt Houcecaf that place, at noon of tbe said (fly, at wh'oh dfoe and pie...
The Argus. (PUBLISHED DAILY.) I am in the place where I am demanded of conscience to speek the truth, and therefore the truth I speak, impugn it whoso list." MONDAY, JUNE, 18, 1849. THE DAILY AT LAST. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 18 June 1849
The Argus. (Published Daily.) I am in the place where I am demanded of conscience to speak the truth, and therefore the truth I speak, impugn it whoso list." MONDAY, JUNE, 18, 1849. THE DAILY AT LAST. At length, we have the supreme felicity of making our first daily bow to the Port Phillip public. To-day, we are enabled to put aside the only bar to our claim to the title of the leading journal of this district. Many obstacles and disappointments have prevented us from starting in our new career so early as we had anticipated, and even now our arrangements are so far incomplete, that we shall not be quite as uniform and regular in our typographical appearance as we could wish, but this, too, shall be rectified before long, and we know enough of the indulgent dispositions of our friends, to presume upon their good temper in a far greater matter than this amounts to. Thus, then, the City of Melbourne numbering some 20,000 inhabitants, and the District of Port Phillip con- taining a pop...
Shipping Intelligence. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 18 June 1849
&nbsp; Shipping Intelligence. ARRIVED. &nbsp; June 15—Ellen and Elizabeth, schooner, 38 tons. Theobald, master, fiom Circular Head. C. and J. L. Smith, agents. &nbsp; June 16—Shamrock, steamer, 200 tons, Gil- more, master, from Launceston. Passengers— Mrs Thorne and four children, Messrs Swanston and Ruffin, Captain M'Kenzie, and 22 in the steerage. H. A. Smith, agent. CLEARED OUT. June 15—Christina, brig, 126 tons, Saunders, master, for Sydney. Passengers—cabin—Mrs Passmore, Messrs Marshall, Kearney, Johnston, and Nicholson, and 9 in the steerage. June 16— General Palmer, barque, 532 ton Thomas Seon, master, for London. Passengers &nbsp; —cabin—Mr. Townsend ; steerage—Mrs Turner and child. &nbsp; &nbsp; June 16—Raven, brig, 170 tons, Bell, master, for Launceston, via Portland. Passengers— cabin—Mrs Dell, Miss Capon, Miss Barclay, Lieut Wettenhall, Dr Sullivan and Messrs H Jennings, H Solomon, H. Watt, and 145 in the steerage. &...
LICENSING SESSIONS. Saturday, June 16, 1849. Before his Worship the Mayor, Captain Hutton, Dr. Wilmot, end James Smith, Esq. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 18 June 1849
LICENSING SESSIONS Saturday, June 16, 1849. Before his Worship the Mayor, Captain Hutton, Dr. Wilmot, and James Smith, Esq. The Police Office was attended on Saturday by a number of Licensed Victuallers, whose ap- plications for night licenses were to be taken into consideration, together with other licensing bu- siness. The Mayor said the Bench would retire at once and consider the applications. Mr. Stephen trusted their worships would, be- fore refusing any application, listen to a statement in support of it. The Mayor said no application would be re- fused without hearing what they had to say. The Bench then retired, and after a short ab- sence returned to Court. The following were the decisions arrived at : — NIGHT LICENSES GRANTED. Samuel Halfpenny, Old White Hart Inn; David Hill, Royal Oak; James Keerey, Mel- bourne Tavern ; Timothy Corcoran, Edinburgh Castle; Timothy Lane, Builder's Arms ; George Say, St. George and Dragon ; W. J. ßugden, Royal Mail Hotel; Thornes Short, Elep...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 18 June 1849
TEBMS OF ADVBUTHlNO For six lines and under, 3s. each iiiiirlwiu For every additional line, 3d, u _ BHM-M--»M____Ma--»~ím~-gjg__SBS8. Mulbouhnb t - Printed and published a« *. . Argus Office,, Collins Stree», bj to**** Wosow, tole Proprietor,