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Superintendent's Office, Melbourne, 9th February, 1847. CAST IRON PIPES TO CONVEY FRESH WATER FOR THE USE [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 19 February 1847
Superintendent's Office, Melbourne, 9th February, 1847. CAST IRON PIPES TO CONVEY FRESH WAT ER FOR THE USE OF SHIPPING. TENDERS will be received at this Office until noon of Saturday, the 27th instant, from persons willing to contract for the supply of, and laying down Cast Iron Pipes, for the convey- ance of Fresh Water from the Dam to the Basin in front of the Queen's Wharf, at Melbourne. Tenders to be endorsed, " Tender fxrç the supply of Cast Iron Pipes," and de- posited in the box at the west entrance of ihe new Government Offices. Specification and Plans may be seen and further particulars obtained at the Bridge Office, daily, between the hours of 10 and 1 o'clock. W. LONSDALE.
Colonial Secretary's Office, Sydney, 30th January, 1847. TOWN OF WARRNAMBOOL. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 19 February 1847
Colonial Sécrétai y's Office, Sydney, 30th January, 1847. TOWN OF WARRNAMBOOL. NOTICE is hereby given, that a Site has been fixed upon for a town at the undermentioned place, and that a copy of the approved Plan may be seen at the Office of the Surveyor General, in Sydney, or at the Pohee Office, Port Fairy, viz, : Warrnambool, at Warrnambool Bay. in the Port Phillip District. By His Excellency's Command, E DEAS THOMSON.
Colonial Secretary's Office, Sydney, 6th February, 1847. POLICE BEYOND THE BOUNDARIES, PORT PHILLIP. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 19 February 1847
Colonial Secretary's Office, Sydney, 6th February, 1847. POLICE BEYOND THE BOUNDA- RIES, PORl PHILLIP. HIS Excellency the Governor has been pleased to appoint the follow- ing Persons to be Chiet Constables at the places mentioned in connection with then respective names, \n - Mount Macedon-Mr David Patton Jones Pyienees-Mr. George Seward Tracy Grange-Mr. Peter Tighe Broken Rivei-Mi John M'Cord Flooding Creek-Mr. Michael Slatterv By his Excellency's command, E. DEAS THOMSON. IMPOUNDED at Kalkallo, on the loth Feb., 1847. A flea bitten grey horse, switch tail, sad- dle and collar maiked, oil' fore knee broken, very small brand on neck, near side like IH. A bay mare, black points, small star on forehead, switch tail, JL off shoulder, X near shoulder. If not claimed, on or before the 11th March, they will be sold at the Pound Yard, according to Act of Council. WILLIAM THANE. Pdiindkeeper,
PROCLAMATION. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 19 February 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 Viçe Admiral of the same, &c, &c. "Vic:? HEllEAS the Legislative Council vy of New South Wales now stands prorogued to Tuesday the 2ßth day of January instant; and it is ex- pedient further to piorogue 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 fuither prorogue the said Legislative Council to Tuesday the ninlli day of March next. Given under my Hand and Seal N 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) CIIS. A. FITZ ROY. By His Excellency's...
COURT OF REQUESTS FOR THE COUNTY OF BOURKE, WITH JURISDICTION TO £30. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 19 February 1847
COURT OF REQUESTS FOR THE COUNTY OF BOURKE, WITH JURISDICTION TO ¿'30. NOTICE is hereby given that the Court of Requests for the County oí Bourke, with jurisdiction to £30, will be holden in Melbourne, at the -Court House, Collins-street, on Thursday, the 8th day of April next, at 10 o'clock, A.n. Plaints must be filed at the office of the Registrar on or before Monday, the 29th day of March next. Defences or sets-off must be filed on or before Friday, the 2nd day of April next. All pleadings must be in accordance with the forms prescribed by the late rules of Court. By order of the Cornmissioner, J. S. GRIFFIN, Registrar. Melbourne, 2nd February, 1847. The Melbourne Argus is published on jjl/i« mornings of Tuesday, and Friday in each week, and forivurded simultaneously to eveiy part of the piovince; and to Sydney, Van Diemen's Land, South Australia, Swan Rioer, New Zealand, the Mauritius, the Cape of Good Hope, England, Ireland, and Scotland, thf United States of America, France, I...
COURT OF REQUESTS, FOR THE COUNTY OF BOURKE. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 19 February 1847
COURT OF REQUESTS, POR 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 day of March next, and 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 Satuiday, the 20th day of February ins'tant Defences or sets-off must be filed on. or before Thursday, the 25lh day of Fe- bruary, instant. Every plaint, defence, or set off, must have the name and residence of plaintiff and defendant written thereon In defended cases the plea of defence of notice of set-off, must be in accordance with the forms prescribed by the late Rules of Court. By order of the Commissioner, , J. S. GRIFFIN, _ Registrar. Melbourne, February 2nd, 184/
Colonial Secretary's Office, Sydney, 5th February, 1847. TITLE DEED—PORT PHILLIP LAND. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 19 February 1847
Colonial Secretary's Office, Sydney, 5th February, 1847. TITLE DEED-PORT PHILLIP LAND. THE undermentioned Deed has been transmitted from this office to the Surveyor General, to be afterwards de- spatched to the Deputy Registrar, Mel- bourne, for enrolment in the Supreme Court, Port Phillip, under the provisions of the Act of the Governor and Council, 5th Victoria, No. 21, when it will be forwarded to the Sub-Treasurer for delivery to the Grantee, on payment of | the established fee theieon,viz. : PORTION OF LAND. Deed dated 23rd January, 1847. William Rutledge, 5120 acres, near Warrnambool, Merri River. By His Excellency's Command, E. DEAS THOMSON.
NOTICE. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 19 February 1847
NOTICE. THE effects of the late Joseph Worth- ington, ticket-of-leave holder, will be sold by public auction, at the police barracks, Broken River, on the 15th of this month. Persons having any claim against the said effects will please present the same at this office before that date. H. N. W. SMYTHE, Commissioner Crown Lands, Murray District. Crown Commissioner's Office, Broken River, February 15, 1847.
GERMAN IMMIGRATION. (From the Sydney Morning Herald.) [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 19 February 1847
GERMAN IMMIGRATION. (From the Si/dney Morning Herald.) Is our last number, we published a poper drawn up by Mr. Beit, a copy of which his been trans- mitted to Downiug-street by His Excellency the Governor, on me subject of German Immigration. 1 he tenor of Ali. Beit's proposal n, that the immigration of small capitalists and of hibourus from Germany to this Colony, should be assisted out of the Land Fund, I be plan suggested by bim, with regard to capitalists, is, that having landed on oui shot es without Government assis- tance, they, or the punies al who«p etpence they hove been brought on, should jeceive what ha oils " Landscrip," to the amount of £15 for each udult so liuidrfil, "such Luwlscnp to be received bv Goternmuit in payment for laud pul chases m the usual way, at par " 1 his would be, in effect, a mouev-bounty ot ¿15 pei iidu.t out of the lund lund, or a grant ol ¿15 uoith of land without purchase. His plan with regard to labourers îs.that the like sum per abult should...
DR. LEICHHARDT'S EXPEDITION. Bokkurer, or Charlies Creek, 31st December, 1846. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 19 February 1847
DR. LEICHHARDTS EXPEDITION. Bokkurer, or Charlies Creek, 31st December, 1846. My dear-,-I write this letter in the hope that 1 may have an opportunity of sending it prior to leaving this place ; if not, it will be ready to leave at Peak Range,-several of the settlers on the Downs having promised the Doc- tor that after their shearing is over, they will follow in our track as far as that place, and that we were to write letters, &c, and put them in a bottle, which was to be put in the earth at the root of a large tree, which we are to mark. Our messenger has not as yet returned from the Downs, and our stay here is tedious in the ex- treme-most of the party have suffered severely from opthalmia, and which I believe arises from the enormous quantity of flies and musquittos, which renders it almost impossible for us at any time to keep our eyes more than half open. The heat is also most oppressive. I find on reference to my journal that the thermometer has averaged &nbsp...
To the Editor of the Melbourne Argus. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 19 February 1847
To the Editor of the Melbourne Argus. Mn. EDiTon-It was with much pleasure that I observed by jour lnst paper that the Anti-Pol lutiomsts were at length exerling themselves to ' prevent Australia Felix from being degraded into a new Botany Bay. All I shall say at present on their measures is, God speed them, and may they prove themselves sound men and true upon the occasion. But, Sir, there is aao:her an- nouncement in your paper, which, for utter selfishness and unblushing impudente, outdoes every specimen I have hitherto witnessed of Co- lonial modesty 1 1 alinde to the lion. Secretary's (of the Committee of the Employers of H ural Labor,) Address to his Constituents. I bad formed an idea, however unreasonable such muy te, that in a question connected with the future prosperity of Port Phillip, Melbourne, with its population of 11,000, being above one-third of the entire Province, its interests might have been nt least slightly attended to by the " Squatting Noblesse," but I was m...
Shipping Intelligence. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 19 February 1847
Shipping intelligence. ARRIVED. February 16. - Apollo, Government schooner, from the Heads. February 18. - Shamrock, steamer, 200 tons, Gilmore, master, from Launceston. Not yet reported. CLEARED OUT. February 15. - Gazelle, brig, 242 tons, Ram- say, master, for Liverpool. Passenger -Mr. Legh. February 16.- Vixen, barque, 320 tons, Douglas, master, for London. Passengers Mrs. and Mrs. Brydon and two children. February 17. - Morayshire, barque, - tons, Barclay, master, for Launceston. No pas- sengers. February 18. - Lillias, schooner, 88 tons, Joshua Carr, master, for Hobart Town. Passen- gers - Mr. and Mrs. Fawns, Mr. Fussenage. G. White, agent. February 18. - Sisters, schooner, 53 tons, Dalton, master, for Launceston. No pas- sengers. SAILED. February 16. - Gazelle, for Liverpool. February 16. - Ettrick, for King's Island. February 16. - Pedlar, for Launceston. February 17. - Swan, for Launceston. February 18. - Vixen, for London. EXPORTS. &nbsp; February 15. - Gazelle, for...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 19 February 1847
JOB PAINTING. HE PUDLIC ABB RESPECTFULLY INFOEMED, THAT OF ALL KINDS, WILL BE EXECUTED AT THE MELBOURNE ARGUS OI'FICE, With neatness, accuiacy, and despatch. The Printer particulai ly invites attention to his printing of BOOK-WORK, the whole of his type for that purpose being perfectly new, and conse- quently greatly supeiwr to any ither office m Melbourne. Steamer Vesta. J 0T1CE is hereby givea( ^ that after this date g«y£yijîâtiy^fill empty packages returned 5p^%v^^8J by tins Vessel, will be charged hall, freight, viz.: 3¡¡. per ton, either to or from Geelong. G. W. COLE. 18tb February, 1147. Steamer Diamond. N' " OTICE is hereby given thnt nfter this dnte ^all freight and charges upon _jge* either cargo or passengers' luggage to the Vessels in the Buy, or to William's Town, must be paid prior to shipment. G. W. COM3. 11th February, 1847. For Xiondon Direct. TO LOAD AT POINT HENRY. 1HE fine first-class barque " SPARTAN," ¡364 tons registe!, fl. Davison, ___, commander, having the ...
THE CUSTOMS. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 19 February 1847
THE CUSTOMS. The great event of the week is the sus- pension of the Acting Collector of Cus- toms from duty by order of his Honor the Acting Superintendent. This altogether unexpected event oc- curred on "Wednesday, and, as far as we can learn, had its origin in the following circumstances. Mr. Cassells it seems, besides discharging the duties attached to his office, had private instructions from the Board of Customs in England, to prosecute the inquiry regarding the al ledged defalcations of the ex-Collector, Mr. Webb, which was commenced by Mr. Barnes, and to report thereon as early as practicable, in order that the Board might be in a position to deter- mine in Mr. Webb's case. Application was made by, or on behalf of Mr. Webb, fur a copy of Mr Cassells' report, which was refused, whereupon Mr. Webb ap- plied to the öovernrnent, and after a reference to Sydney, a peremptory oider was issued by Captain Lonsdale that the document applied for should be fur- nished to Mr. Webb. To th...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 19 February 1847
Notice jp II F, " DIAMOND" steamer will leave M^Í^tó^J^aí^ Cole's \Vhnrfot 7 o'clock, mrrtZ-.'ïïïZïîati»' on Saturday morning for Geelong, and icturn on ¡Monday, leaving Geelong at 7 o'clock in the morning. G. W. COLE. Cold' sWharf, ) 17th February, 1847. J Steamer " Aphrasia." ALTERATION OF TIME. rtpllE proprietors of the d above vessel propose to alter the time of starting ¿í^3 on Tuesday morning from Melbourne, to 8 o'clock, instead of 9, as hereto- fore, in order to enable the Post Office to extend their arrangements in the Geelong District. It is also intended not to run the vessel on Saturday or Monday next, to give time for some trifling îepuirs, but on Tuesday at 8 o'clock, she will resume her usual trips. ! J. RALEIGH, Agent. 1 Melbourne, Feb. 16, 1847. FIREWOOD WANTED-1000 tons of Firewood for the Aphrasia steamer. Apply to JOSEPH RALEIGH, Wharf. February 13, 1847. Overseer Wanted WANTED an Overseer, who is capable of taking charge of an out-station. | No person need apply...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 19 February 1847
WOOXi. THE undersigned having taken those stores formerly occupied by Messrs. Westby and Co., Flinders-lane, begs 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 share of their support. Wool bought and sold on Commission, and tored free of charge. W. II. DUTTON. Flinders-lane, ) Oct. 7. i THE Undersigned is a cash purchaser o Wool. W. H. DUTTON. Flinders-lnne, Melbourne. T HE undersigned will advance on or purchase Wool of this season's clip, PULLAR, PORTER & CO. November 3,1846. Tallow or Fat. THE subscribing party will give the highest cash price for town or bush tallow, or fat of every quality in any quantities. Also kanga- roo skins and well cured hides. SAWYERS & MORTIMER, | Bourke-street, Nov. 16, 1846. NOTICE. THE undersigned will make cash advances on Wool and other produce consigned to his friends in Liverpool and London. H. ...
PORT PHILLIP MEDICAL BOARD. February 1st, 1847. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 19 February 1847
PORT PHILLIP MEDICAL BOARD. February 1st, 1847. WE, the undersigned, the President and Members of the Port Phillip Medical Board, appointed by His Honor the Superintendent, under the Act 8th Victoria, No. 8, intituled " An Act to define the qualification of Medical Wit- nesses at Coroners Inquests and Inquiries held before Justices of the Peace, in the Colony of New South Wales," do hereby certify that the undermentioned gentle- men have submitted the necessary testi- &nbsp; monials of qualification, viz. :— &nbsp; Anderson, Alexander Arbuckle, Alexander Bailey, James, Goulburn River Barker, William, Mount Alexander Campbell, William Henry, Melbourne Cheyne, Alexander M , M.D. Cussen, Patrick, M.D., Melbourne Clutterbuck, James Bennett, Melbourne Campbell, Neil Curdie, Daniel, M.D., Port Fairy Dickson, James Drummond, James, Portland Flemming, William, Melbourne Forsayeth, Samuel Fowler, Thomas Hollingsworth Greeves, Augustus F. A., Melbourne Greeves, George, River E...
Bomestic Intelligence. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 19 February 1847
Domestic Intelligence Government Clerks-There is no possibility of forming a conect idea of the policy of our local Lxecutive. When the Legislature is sitting there is no end to the applications to the Council for advances in the salunes of Go- vernment Officers In nie Province, such applica- tions being generally supported by the recommen- dation of the tub ibitants, and bucked by the re- presentations of ihe Local Lxecutive The Council leceivcs Jie recommcndution, und suffi- cient reason being shown, the icquired amount is i oted, but the authorities who asked it lery cooly go on as if the request never had been mude, quietly leiivmg the Government Officers m their quundom position, mid adding the ba- lance of the augmented salaries to the robbery fund from which Sir George Gipps was wont to help his Government so veiy liberally In the Police Office tbeie are two instaures of this kind, the Legislature having voted additional salutes to both of the clerks of the department, on the...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 23 February 1847
TEI1MS OF SUBSCRIPTION. The Subscription price of the Anous ¿j Ten shil- lings per quarter, or ¿ix pence per singlecopy. TKIUIS Ot ADVEllTlSINO. i" or six ¿wes and under, 3s. each insertion. For every additional line, 3d. " New advertisements will be received until 5 o'clock p.m. on the days preceding publication ; but no notice of discontinuance can be attended to ajter 10 o'clock, a. m., on Mondays, und Thursdays. The number of insertions must be specified on each advertisement; or it will be continued until countermanded and charged accordingly. No verbal notice of resignation or discontinmnct of advertisements will be attended to. All letters must be post-paid, or they will not tit taken in. Melbourne,-Printed and published at the Argus Office, Collins-street, by Wk.liam Kibb Editor and sole proprietor.