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PUBLIC POUND. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 24 October 1848
PUBLIC POUND. NOTICE is hereby given, that the Public Pound heretofore at the Sunday Creek, is now removed to the Sugar Loaf Creek, near Olive's Inn. By order of the Magistrates, GEO. BLACKMAN, Clerk of Petty Sessions. Police Office, Mount Macedon, 4th October, 1848.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 24 October 1848
Colonial Secretary's OfEee, Sydney, 4th October, 1848. VACCINATION. IS Excellency the Governor has directed the re-publication of the notice of the 11th January, 1847, with the view of again drawing the attention of parents and guardians to the importance of vaccination. By His Excellency's Command, E. DEAS THOMSON. Colonial Secretary's Office, Sydney, 11th January, 1847. VACCINATION. HIS Excellency the Governor diiects it to be notified, that a Vaccine Institution has been established in Syd- ney, and that Dr. Savage, the Health Officer, has been appointed to carry out the objects of the Institution. His Excellency further directs it to be notified, that Dr. Savage will be in at- tendant at the Immigration Barracks, Bent-street, between the hours of 10 and 12 o'clock on every Tuesday and Satur- day to Vaccinate, free of charge, suph children as may be taken to him for the purpose. But as the operation itself, without any proof of its having taken effect, would be insufficient secur...
GUAGING SHED—GEELONG. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 24 October 1848
GUAGING SHED-GEELONG. TENDERS will be received until noon of Saturday the 28th instant, for the &nbsp; erection of a " Wooden Guaging Shed," on the Jetty at Geelong, Tenders to be sealed, endorsed " Tender for Guaging Shed," and deposited in the box marked "Tenders for Works and Stores," at the western entrance of the Now Government Offices, Melbourne, or they may be forwarded per post, under cover to His Honor the Superintendent. The plan and specification may be seen and further information obtained at the undermentioned office, or at the Police Office, Geelong. The Government will not necessarily accept the lowest tender. By order of His Honor the Superintendent, HENRY GINN, Clerk of Works. Public Works Office, Melbourne, 10th October, 1848.
Superintendent's Office, Melbourne, 9th October, 1848. TENDERS REQUIRED. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 24 October 1848
Superintendent's Office, Melbourne, 9th October, 1848. &nbsp; TENDERS REQUIRED. TENDERS will be received until noon &nbsp; of Saturday the 28th instant, from &nbsp; parties willing to contract for a supply of timber, either Van Diemen's Land or stringy bark, of such dimensions as may be required for the Portland Pier. Tenders to be endorsed "Tender for &nbsp; Timber," and delivered to the Police Ma- &nbsp; gistrate at Portland, by whom they will be forwarded to the above office at Mel- bourne. The Government will not necessarily accept the lowest tender. C. J. LATROBE. &nbsp;
Colonial Secretary's Office, Sydney, 6th October, 1848. TENDERS FOR RUNS. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 24 October 1848
Colonial Secretary's Office, Sydney, 6th October, 1848. TENDERS FOR RUNS. &nbsp; HIS Excellency the Governor is pleased to direct the re-publication of the Notice respecting Tenders for Runs &nbsp; dated 21st February, 1848. His Excel- &nbsp; lency desires, at the same time, to draw the attention of all parties interested to the 2nd clause which declares that no Tender will be entertained unless made in the prescribed printed form, containing all the necessary particulars. By His Excellency's Command, E. DEAS THOMSON.
COURT OF REQUESTS FOR THE TOWN OF MELBOURNE, AND COUNTY OF BOURKE. £10 JURISDICTION. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 24 October 1848
COURT OF REQUESTS FOR THE &nbsp; TOWN OF MELBOURNE, AND COUNTY OF BOURKE. &nbsp; £10 Jurisdiction. NOTICE is hereby given, that the Court of Requests for the Town of Melbourne and County of Bourke with jurisdiction to the amount of Ten Pounds, will be holden in the Court House, Col- lins Street, Melbourne, on Monday the sixth and following days of November next, at the hour of nine o'clock in the forenoon. Plaints must be delivered at the Office of the Registrar, on or before Monday the 30th day of October instant. Defences or set-offs must be filed on or before Friday the 3rd day of November next. Every plaint, defence, or set-off must have the name, residence, or place of bu- siness of the plaintiff and defendant written thereon. In defended cases, the defence, or notice of set-off must be in accordance with the &nbsp; Rules of Court. By order of the Commissioner, W. GRIFFIN, &nbsp; &nbsp; Registrar. Melbourne, October 10, 1848.
Colonial Secretary's Office, Sydney, 27th September, 1848. GEELONG.—PUBLIC WHARF. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 24 October 1848
&nbsp; Colonial Secretary's Office, Sydney, 27th September, 1848. GEELONG.-PUBLIC WHARF. HIS Excellency the Governor directs it to be notified, that in pursuance of the provisions of the Act of Council, 8th Victoria, No. 16, intituled " An Act to make further provision for payment of Wharfage Rates, and to amend the Laws for the Regulation of Shipping in certain cases," the Wharf at Geelong, commonly known as the Queen's Wharf, is hereby declared to be a Public Wharf, within the meaning of the said Act. By his Excellency's command, E. DEAS THOMSON.
Superintendent's Office, Melbourne, 10th October, 1848. THIRTY POUNDS REWARD. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 24 October 1848
Superintendent's Office, Melbourne, 10th October, 1848. THIRTY POUNDS REWARD. WHEREAS it has been represented to Government, that about nine &nbsp; o'clock of the evening of the 9th instant, the mail-man conveying the Portland Bay Mails from Melbourne to Bacchus'. Marsh, was stopped upon the High-road, a few miles beyond Pike's station, by two men, by whom after having been fired upon, he was robbed of the whole of the mail bags ; which were subsequently found upon the road broken open. I hereby give notice, in the name of" his Excellency the Governor that a re- ward of Thirty Pounds, will be paid to any person or persons who may give such information as shall lead to the ap- prehension and conviction of the parties, guilty of the above robbery. In his Excellency's name, C. J. LATROBE.
COUNTY OF BOURKE. ANNUAL MEETING FOR THE LICENSING OF AUCTIONEERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 24 October 1848
COUNTY OF BOURKE. ANNUAL MEETING FOR THE LI- CENSING OF AUCTIONEERS. NOTICE is hereby given, that the Annual Licensing Meeting of the Justices of Petty Sessions Acting in and for the County of Bourke, will be holden at the Police-office, Melbourne, on Tues- day, the 28lh day of November next, (being the fourth Tuesday in the said month of November,) for the special pur- pose of taking into consideration all ap- plications for Auctioneers Licenses under the Act of Council 11th Vic. No. 16. All applications must he filed with the undersigned, on or before Tuesday, the 7th day of November next. ROBERT CADDEN, Clerk Petty Sessions, County Bourke. &nbsp; &nbsp; Police-office, Melbourne, 12th October, 1848.
RICHARD GODFREY. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 24 October 1848
RICHARD GODFREY. &nbsp; INFORMATION is requested at the &nbsp; Superintendent's Office respecting the present abode and position of " Ri- chard Godfrey," who was some time since in the assigned service of Mr George Langhorne, of the Aboriginal Mission on the Yarra. C. J. LATROBE. &nbsp; Superintendent's Office, Melbourne, May 12, 1848.
CHURCH AND STATE DOINGS. (From the Christian's Penny Magazine.) [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 24 October 1848
CHURCH AND STATE DOINGS. (From the Christian's Penny Magazine.) &nbsp; At home, abroad, everywhere, we hear of nothing but the social mischief result- ing from Church and State. Scotland is is in a ferment respecting the occupancy of the Hebrew Chair in the University of Edinburgh. In the opinion of those who are competent to judge, the fittest man in the nation available for the office is a dis- senter, a member of the Free Church. As the Church of Scotland, that is the Established Church, can supply no scholar to be compared with him, the magistrates of the city, in whose body the election is vested, anxious to obtain the highest competency the nation could fur- nish, most laudably appointed the said Free Churchman to the office of Hebrew Professor. The Established Clergy, fired with indignation, forthwith adopt legal measures to set aside the appointment ! Of competency and incompetency they make no account ; in their view this is a question, not of scholarship, but of ch...
Original Correspondence. TO THE REV. JAMES FORBES. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 24 October 1848
Original Correspondence. To The Rev. James Forbes. Sir,—It was not until the week be- fore last, that I was led to read your performance upon the question of 'Infant Baptism,' published in three separate numbers of the Christian Herald, for last year. And as the sentiments and arguments which you use, and maintain in these several publications on that sub- ject, are such as I am fully persuaded have not the authority of the ' Word of God' to rest upon, but are contrary to it, and consequently of a delusive and ruin- ous tendency to the souls of mankind—I shall in this letter, and in any others that I may find it necessary to address to you, take the liberty to test them by this unerring standard, with as much clearness and brevity as ever I can. In the beginning of the first of these publications, you say that the ordinance of circumcision has been superseded in the Christian Church by that of Bap- tism. Now, Sir, I not only question the truth of this assertion of yours, but positiv...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 24 October 1848
PROSPECTUS OF TIiE &lt;« Australia Felix Benefit Investment and Building Society,'' Proposed to le established under the Act of Council Wth Victoria, No. 10. THE important advantages resulting from Building Societies in Britain, where not less than 700 are said; to exist, with annual in comes amounting in the aggregate to upwurds of £2,000,000 sterling, suggested tho expediency of endeavouring to legalise their establishment in this Colony, and an Act of Council was accord ingly obtained during- the session of 1847, extending to Building Societies in New South Wales all the privileges and alvantages enjoyed by Institutotis of a like nature m the Mother Country. Under the authority of this Act a Society waa established id Melbourne, in the month of October of last year, which, through judicious management, has been attended witb almost un oxampled success, upwards of 400shares of £120 each have airealy been subscribed for in this Society, and it is estimated that the profits ...
ANNUAL MEETING FOR THE LICENSING OF AUCTIONEERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 24 October 1848
ANNUAL MEETING FOR THE LICENSING OF AUCTIONEERS. NOTICE is hereby given, that a meet- &nbsp; ing of the Justices acting in and &nbsp; for Geelong, will be holden at the Police- office, Geelong, on Tuesday, the 28lh day of November next, for the purpose of taking into consideration such applica- tions for Auctioneer's Licenses as may have been lodged with me at this office, on or before Tuesday, the 7th day of November next, under provisions of the Act of the Governor and Council 11th Vic. No. 16. ALFRED J. EYRE, Clerk of Petty Sessions. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Police-office, Geelong, 7th October, 1848.
INSOLVENT COURT. Friday, October 20, 1848. Before R. W. Pohlman, Esq., Chief Commissioner. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 24 October 1848
INSOLVENT COURT. Friday, October 20, 1848. &nbsp; Before R. W. Pohlman, Esq., Chief Com- missioner. &nbsp; &nbsp; In the Estate of Edward Myers.—-This was a first and only meeting of creditors flor proof of debts, and distribution of assets, the same being under £ 100. The only debt proved was that of Mrs. Maria J. Roche, for £8 12s. the amount of an execution from the Court of Requests. &nbsp; In the Estate of Phillip Phillips.— There were &nbsp; &nbsp; no creditors in attendance, and consequently no meeting.
PORT PHILLIP. CONTRACTS FOR THE COLONIAL SERVICE FOR 1849. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 24 October 1848
PORT PHILLIP. &nbsp; CONTRACTS FOR THE COLONIAL SERVICE FOR 1849. TENDERS will be received until noon &nbsp; of Saturday, the 4th day of Novem- &nbsp; her next, for furnishing the undermen- tioned supplies for twelve calendar months, commencing on the 1st day of Ja- nuary, 1849, and upon the conditions spe- &nbsp; cified in each schedule, viz.— &nbsp; No 1.-Government Printing and Publi- cation of the Local Government Gazette 2.-Stationery 3.-Bookbinding 4.-Ironmongery 5.-Painters, Plumbers, and Glaziers' work 6.-Lime 7.-Saddlery S.-Slop Clothing,Blankets, &c. 9.-Cloth Clothing for Police purposes 10.-Boots ditto 11.-Coopers' ware 12.-Tinware 13.-Firewood and Charcoal 14.-Water 15.-Night-work Tenders for each of the above supplies to be enclosed in separate envelopes, and marked "Tender for—"(as the case may be), and deposited in the box marked " Tenders for stores and works," at the western entrance of the Government offices. The sche...
Shipping Intelligence. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 24 October 1848
Shlipping Intelligence. &nbsp; ARRIVED. October 21-Sophia, schooner, 52 tons, Rey- nolds, master, from Sydney via Newcastle. No passengers. October 21-Martha and Elisabeth, schooner, Irvine, master, from Sydney. Passengers— Mr T Neides, and Messrs Williams, Gow, and Edwards. October 21-Adelaide, schooner, from Hobart Town. CLEARED OUT. October 20-Juno, steamer, Kirsopp, master, for Adelaide. Passengers—cabin-Mr and Mrs Baddeley, Mr Synnott, Mr M'Laren, Mr and Mrs Cassell, Mr and Mrs Dick, Mr Kiley und servant, Mrs and Miss Gardiner, Mrs Wilson, 2 children and 3 servants ; steerage—J Kingsford, P Nash, C Tennant and wife, J Ryan, Mary Hughes, and 9 servants for Mr Henty, at Port- land. October 20 - Shamrock, steamer, Gilmore, master, for Sydney. Passengers—Mr Stewart, Mr Jones, Mr S M'Donnell, Mr J Baker, Mr and Mrs Walford, Capt Griffiths, 96th regt, Mrs Griffiths, Mr Daniels. Mr L Cetta, Mrs Hawdon, Miss Lewis, Miss Parsons, Miss Antel, and 20 in the steerage. October 20-Co...
Superintendent's Office, 10th October, 1848. MELBOURNE LUNATIC ASYLUM. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 24 October 1848
Superintendent's Office, 10th October, 1848. MELBOURNE LUNATIC ASYLUM. NOTICE is hereby given, that under the 11th section of the Act of the Governor and Council, 7 Victoria No. 14, entitled " An Act to make provision for the safe custody of and prevention of offences by persons dangerously insane, and for the care and maintenance of per- sons of unsound mind," applications for the admission into the Lunatic Asylum of persons who are insane, but not danger- ously so, are to be accompanied by the following documents, viz.— 1st.-A certificate from two legally quali- fied Medical Practitioners that they have examined the person, and found him or her to be of unsound mind. 2nd.-The application must be made by one or more of the relatives or guardians of the insane person, which application must be sanc- tioned, in writing, by His Honor the Resident Judge. In all applications of this nature, the relationship in which the applicants stand to the insane person must be stated. The applicati...
PROCLAMATION. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 24 October 1848
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. &n. WHEREAS, bj an Actot theGover nor of New South Wales, with the advice of the Legislative Council, passed in the Sixth Year of lier Majesty's Reign, intituled " An Act to provide tor the di- vision of the Colony of New South Wales into Electoral Districts, and foi the elec lion of Members to sene in the Legisla- te Council," it is, amongst other things, enacted, Ihat, as divers oi the Electoral Districts appointed by the said Actarefai distant from the seat of Government, and of great extent, and unforeseen difficul- ties or delays may arise in cairjing into effect the several provisions in the said Act mentioned, in regard to the Elections for the said Districts it shall be law lui for the Governor, with...
Colonial Secretary's Office, Sydney, 21st Feb., 1848. TENDERS FOR RUNS. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 24 October 1848
Colonial Secretary's Office, Sydney, 21st Feb., 1848. TENDERS FOR RUNS. REFERRING to the notice dated 1st January last, relative to Tenders for Runs of Crown Lands, His Excel- lency the Governor directs it to be no- tified that in the receipt of future Tenders the following rules must be strictly at- tended to, viz: - 1 The Tenders will be opened at noon of the day appointed for their receipt namely, the first Monday in each month. Any Tender received after that hour will remain over until the time appointed for opening Tenders in the succeeding month, and will be sub- ject to any competition which may arise by reason of any Tenders received up to that time. 2 No Tender will be entertained in fu- ture unless made in the prescribed printed form, containing all the neces- sary particulars. 3 The Tenders must be endorsed " Ten- der for New Run," or "Tender for vacated Run," as the case may re- quire. 4 As it is intended to act strictly on these rules, any person failing to comply with ...