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STATE OF IRELAND. (From the Times, Feb. 19.) [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 23 June 1846
STATE OF IRELAND. (Fiom the Times, Feb. 19.) It would be as impertinent to depreciate, as it would be impossible to exaggerate, the importance of the events on which Mr. O'Connell grounded his motion on Tuesday evening. There is not any doubt whatever that the prospects of the Irish peasantry are the very gloomiest that can be imagined. There is a won- derful and a melancholy unanimity on the subject. Mr. O'Connell and Sir J. Gra- ham concur in expressing their sense of the impending calamity, and the necessity of devising prompt measures for its re- lief. It appears, on the authority of official reports, that one half of the po- tato crop in Ireland is either destroyed or rendered unfit for consumption. The Commissioners of Inquiry at Eublin Castle report that out of 32 counties in Ireland not one has escaped failure in this crop; of 130 Poor Law Unions not one is exempt ; of 2,058 electoral divi- sions above 1,400 are represented as having suffered. Even supposing that alarm has e...
Superintendent's Office, Melbourne, May 12th, 1846. Occupation Licenses. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 23 June 1846
Superintendent's Office,, ?Melbourne, May 12th, 1846. Occupation Licensee. NOTICE is hereby given that the under- mentioned Lot, advertised to be re-let by Auction, on the 27th instant, by the notice dated 21st April, 1846, has been withdrawn from the sale : T"f "" onti, 1 County-Grant; Situation Lot 3;-f""on10^1 f -Duneed ; No. of Acres )th)C May, 1845, > ","', £» "";"' ."re. 'f -956; Present occupier 00 ) -Henry Miller. C. J. LA TROBE.
PRICE CURRENT, MELBOURNE. JUNE 22nd, 1846. IMPORTS. IN EXTENSIVE AND REGULAR DEMAND. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 23 June 1846
PRICE CURRENT, MELBOURNE. June 22nd, 1846. IMPORTS. IÜ EXTENSIVE AND ItEGULAll PKMANI). Rum, li. P., 10 o. p, .gaUoa Brandy, Martell't, " .7,.to Ale, in bottle, 2)""6flr's .dozen Allsopp's, Other branda. Ale in bulk. B4USS .hogshead None ¿77 ",. n None Other brand». 5o Stout in bottle. Dmbar's .dozen 0 10 Other brands. ft.. Stout in bulk. T^l0r's .-.hogshead' Nont Other brands.' ¡.T Tea, Hoskin. " eheH 4 °T Q CBH*m . 5 10 0 Rice,good ordinary...." 0 0 1J Salt, LiverpoolfCoarse,ton ...... 3-10 0 Sugar, Ration. Mauritius .ton 22 0 0 Mamila...», 21 0 0 Jana.» 21 0 0 Barret'».-.U> Oil Other brands. " 0, 0 ti Cigars, in bend, Manilla, No. 3 .100O- 3 15 0 « 4. ,r 2 5 0 Woolpacks, hemp .each 0 4 9 Sachs, 3 bushels, .\" 0 2 ° Gunny.Bagt. O' 0 9, Tow, .&. 0 14 Hemp, .*.it 0 I 8 Iron, rod and bar, .ton 14 0 0 Deals, Dinch..foot 0 0-7* ,. U>,., « ° 9 Windotíg*¡ss,assorted....lOOft,aver. 2 16. 0 IN CONSIDERABLE DIMANO. Geneva) in bottle, duty paid, first quality. 4 gallon .cas« 3 ...
SIR ROBERT PEEL'S SPEECH. (From the Times, Feb. 18.) [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 23 June 1846
SIR ROBERT PEEL'S SPEECH. (From the Times, Feb. J 8.,) Sir, R. Pjekl's speech is only too suc- cessful. It is a perfect triumph of argu- ment, but the victor is the great captive of the day. The procession, the spoils, the trophies, and the banners, are beyond measure splendid ; but when we look for the hero, we perceive him bound to his own chariot.wheels. He has crushed all objections, but tbey were his own ; he has demolisht'c- :i u- ^y, but he was once its leader ; he hais seated a great crisis, but thnt crisis is the catastrophe of his own life's drama ; with one mighty effort he has brought the fabric of protection and a crowd of antagonists down to the ground, but, like the captive of Gaza, he is himself buried under the downfall. Every quality of greatness in the speech recoils on the speaker. Ile proves the dire certainty of a famine, and the im- possibility of doing more than just alle- viate its horrors : but a famine was al- ways a possible, not to say a probable event, ...
Court of Requests, FOR THE COUNTY OF BOURKE. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 23 June 1846
Court of Requests, ron THE COUNTY OP nouiiKE. NOTICE ia hereby given that the Court of Requests for this County will be holden in Melbourne, at the Court House, Collins street, on Monday, the 6th of July, 1846, and the following days, at the hour of nine o'clock in the forenoon. Plaints must be delivered nt the office of the Registrar on or before Saturday, the 27th day of Juno instant. Defences or sets-oil'must be filed on or before Thursday, the 2nd day of July next. 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, or 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, î 5th June, 1846. J NOTICE is hereby given, that a Court of General Quarter Sessions of the Peace for the District of Port Phillip, in the Colony of New South Wales, will be holden at the Court House, La Tro...
Commercial Intelligence. CATTLE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 23 June 1846
Commercial Entetliaence. CATTLE MARKET. Two hundred and twelve fat cattle, sevenly iiine lean,_t\vo cows, and five hundred and fifty two sheen, have this week been sold at the dif- ferent sales in the market yards. Fat cattle, of second quality, have been plenti- ful, and sold at 8s. to 10s., prime fetched 11s. per lOOlbs. The demand for lean stock is slack, and prices not quite so good ; dairy cows sold at nbout 65s. The market is quite glutted with sheep, and 2d. is barely obtainable for the best quality ; seveinl lots have been sold for grazing that carne to market. THOMAS KISSOCK. Melbourne, June 22, 1846. Sales effected duriúg the week by ?Iessra. Mickle and Lilburne : 130 sheep at 1 Is. ; 300 ditto at 8s. ; 30 steers for grazing or yoking, from 40s. to 55s. ; 200 young steers at 20s. ; a team of working bullocks, £Q per pair. MICKLE AND LILBURNE. 21sc June, 1846. Launci sTfitf, Juné 17.-The wheat market is firm at 6s, Union Stkaívi Mills.-Fine flour, £12> se- conds £11, thi...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 23 June 1846
JOB PRINTING. Tub, Puhucare aESPkcrruLLY infoiimed, that | ¿Bol» Innung OF ALL KINDS, WILL BE EXECUTED AT TBS MELBOURNE ARGUS OFFICE, With neatnest}accuracy,and despatch. The Printer particularly invites attention to his printing of BOOK-WORK, the whole of his type for that purpose being perfectly new, and conse- quently greatly superior to any other office in Melbourne.
Despatch of Overland Mail. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 23 June 1846
Despatch of Overland Mail. NOTICE is hereby given, that from and after Friday next, the 22nd instant, the Mail for Sydney will be despatched from Mel- bourne, during the winter season, at half-past four o'clodk, p.m., instead of five, as at present. Letters .for Sidney will be received up to five minutes of the time of despatch. J. USSHER, Acting Postmaster. Post Office, Melbourne, 14th May, 1846.
Colonial Secretary's Office, Sydney, 26th May, 1846. IMMIGRATION. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 23 June 1846
Colonial Secretary's Office, Sydney, 26th May, 1846. IMMIGRATION. WHEREAS under the system of Bounty Emigration which continued in operation until the end of the year 1841, many married couples are represented to have emigrated to this colony without their children, in consequence of their inability to pay the sums demanded, in ad- dition to the Government Bounties, for the pas- sages of such children : and whereas it has been deemed expedient to nfford to such children, out of the Public Funds, the means of rejoining their parents :-Notice is hereby given, that applica- tion for free passages for his or her children will be received from any Bounty Immigrant who left Great Britain on or before the 7th day of January, 1842,* provided that such Immigrant was pro- duced before, and passed by, the Immigration Board either at Sydney or Melbourne, as one of a married couple. The applications are to be addressed to the Agent for Immigration, at Sydney, or to His Honor «he Supeiiutendent, ...
IMPOUNDINGS. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 23 June 1846
IMPOUNDINGS. At Sunday Cieek, May 30.-Brindlesidcd cow» OC near ribs, HL conjoined near and off rump, car marked in both cars, male calf at side, branded OC near ribs, slit in off ear ; strawberry cow and calf, same brands as the above; yellow sided bul- lock, JT over 2, the top of the J like a cross, 3 off ribs ; red sided bullock, same brands ; red sided bullock, same brands ; red cow, DT off rump, like Y off ribs, half the off car off; red sided cow, WL over A near rump, RJ oil rump, K) off ribs, blotch o/F shoulder; red bullock, white on rump and buck, JT over 2 off rump, like 2 off shoulder, both ears off, and tip oír tail ; black and white poley cow, supposed CS near rump; brindle sided bullock, same brands. If not claimed, will be sold on the 26th June. At Mount Macedon, June 3rd, 1846-one chestnut hone, white down the face, four white feet, and saddle marked, G R, off shoulder ; if not claimed to be sold 24th June. At the Deep Creek Pound, June 6, 1846-A black sided poley he...
PORT PHILLIP GOVERNMENT GAZETTE. Superintendent's Office, Melbourne, 12th May, 1846. Occupation Licenses. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 23 June 1846
PORT PHILLIP OOVBKWMENT GAZETTE, Superintendent's Office, Melbourne, 12th May, 1846. Occupation Licenses. AT eleven o'clock on Wednesday, the 24th day of June, 1846, will be put up to auc- tion, at the auction room of Mr. George Sinclair I Brodie, Elizabeth-street, Melbourne, the Li- censes to occupy under the regulations of 21st August, 1841, the following portions of land for one year from the 1st July, 1846. Further information respecting the land may be obtained from the Surveyor in charge, and respecting the conditions from the Sub-Trea «urer. ßäJT The upset prica of each lot is £5 per section of 640 acres. 36. Grant, 1066, One thousand and sixty-six «cres, parish of Duneed, portions 8 und 9; bounded on the north by the Waurn chain of ponds; on the east by portions 16 and 10; on the south by Crown Land ; and on the west by portion No. 7. 37. Grant, 673, Six hundred and seventy three acres, parish of Carrunge-murnong, por- tion No. 1 ; bounded on the west by the Barwon RiveT; on...
Superintendent's office, Melbourne, May 5th, 1846. Occupation Licenses. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 23 June 1846
Superintendent's office, Melbourne, May 5th, 1846. Occupation Licenses. AT Eleven o'clock on Wednesday, the 24th day of June, 1846, will be put up to Auc- tion, at the auction room of Mr. George Sinclair Brodie, Elizabeth-street, Melbourne, the Licenses to occupy under the Régulations of 21st August, 1841, tile following portions of land for one year from the 1st July, 1846. further information respecting the land may be obtained from the Surveyor in charge, ond respecting the conditions, from the Sub-Trea- surer. ftjf The upset price of each lot is £5 per section of 640 acres. 1. Bourke, 660, Six hundred and sixty acres, parish of Doutta Galla, portion No. 14 ; bounded on the north by E. J. Brewster's 563 acres pur- chase; on the east by the Moonee Moonee Ponds, and a road one chain wide ; on the south by section No. 6, and on the west by section ,Wo. 13. 2. Bourke, 669, Six hundred and sixty-nine acres, parish of Cutpawpaw, portion No. 8 ; bounded on the north by section No. 14, a...
Domestic Intelligence. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 23 June 1846
Domestic Intelligence Coroner's Inquest. - On Thursday morning a Coroner's inquest was held at the Travellers' Rest, Collingwood, on view of the body of a child named Emma Hart, who was accidentally killed on the pre- vious evening by a fall from a dray, the property of Mr Faithful, of the OvensRiver the wheel of the dray having passed over her head. From the evience it appeared that the mother of the child was seated on the dray holding her two children when a jolt of the vehicle in crossing a rut threw her from her seat, and the deceased falling to the ground was killed in the manner described. The jury returned a verdict of " accidental death" with a deodand of 6d. on the dray. WATERLOO DAY.-Thursday last, (the 18th,) being the anniversary of the battle of Waterloo, the survivors of that glori- ous struggle, (of whom we are happy to observe there are many in Melbourne,) wore their medals and kept holiday on the occasion. POLICE OFFICE PRACTITIONERS.-It &nbsp; seems that t...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 23 June 1846
Vor Sydney. np HIE steamer THISTLE, Mullhall, commander, will leave the Queen's _ Wharf on Wednesday af- ternoon, the 24th instant, and the Bay by day- light on Thursday morning, for the above port. For freight or passage apply to II. A. SMITH, Flinders-lane. 22d June, 1046. WANTED, A STOUT ACTIA'E LAD ; he must be able to read and write. Apply at this office. Argus Office, June 22, 1846. To "Let, A COTTAGE of four rooms, with three acres of land, situated at Richmond ; will be let as it now stands, or on an improved lease. For further particulars apply to JAMES MURRAY. Prince of Wales Hotel, Melbourne, June 22nd, 1846. Dr. Xiang'b lecture on Geology, 3'IUCC SIXPENCE,' TO BE HAD AT THIS OFFICE, AND Mt. fflatHfyom, GtolUttß^tort, Kilwinning' Ziodg-e. FESTIVAL OF ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST. THE Brethren of this Lodge will assemble at | the Crown Hotel, Queen-street, on Wed- nesday the 24th June, instant, being the festival I of St, John the Baptist, at the hour of High Twelve, according to ...
Domestic Intelligence. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 23 June 1846
IBomcsííc inténtame*. The Governor. - On Thursday, the Mayor,' Messrs. Hart, Elwin, Thacker, and Smyth, waited upon thei\Governor, and in- formed His Excellency that they were a deputa- tion froln forty-five gentlemen who liad formed themselves into a commitice for the purpose of getting up a public dinner as a compliment to His Excellency previous to his departure from the colony, and that they wished to know whether it would be in his power to attend. The Governor said heshould have been most anxious to accept the proposed compliment, but acting under the most imperative orders from his medical advisers, ile was compelled to decline the honour intended. S. M. Herald, June 13. Publicans' Charges.-A petition was brought under the consideration of the licensing magistrates on Saturday, from a man named Christmas, who represented himself as having been regularly fleeced by Mr. Westwood, of the Old Scottish Hotel, at whose house lie bad been a lodger, the sum of £59 7s., which he had l...
Shipping intelligence. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 23 June 1846
Shipping Intelligence. ARRIVED. June 22—Thistle, steamer, 127 tons, Mulhall master, from Launceston. Passengers—(cabin) Messrs. Mark Stoddart, James Yates, Joseph Reid, A. E. Wheatley, Mr. and Mrs. Hyland, and Mrs. and Miss Champion ; steerage : Michael Arthur, George Donlan, Peter Nash, Monica Ogden, Henry Bloore, Jane Davis, James Wall, George Griffin, Richard Dummelon, Mrs. Dum- melon and five children, Mrs. Boyd, Emma Boyd, Susan Boyd, and two children, Mrs. McLean, Flora McLean, James Thomson, John Edwards, John Tyler, Mrs. Catherine Hurley, William Dungworth, William Fletcher, James Nokes, Jane Fletcher, Henry Erswell, Robert Emmett, Helen Emmett, George Robertson, W. Scotburn, and Michael Burke. H. A. Smith, agent. CLEARED OUT. June 19—Teazer, schooner, Ball, master, for Circular Head. Passengers—cabin, J. Emmett, Esq. ; steerage—Charles Edwards. June 19—Margaret, schooner, Clinch, master, for Port Fairy and Portland. Passenger—Mr. J. Levien. June 19—Cascade, schooner, Ludwic...
Clerk of Works' Office, Melbourne, 11th June, 1846. Tenders Required. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 26 June 1846
Clerk of Works' Office, Melbourne, 11th June, 1846. Tenders Required. TENDERS will be received until 12 o'clock, at noon, on Thursday, the 9th day of July next, from persons willing to contract for the entire of the artificers works connected with the erection of the Powder Magazine, boundary walls, and Keeper's quarters 'lenders to be endorsed, on the left hand cor- ner, "lender for Powder Magazine," and placed m die tender box at the west entrance of the new government offices Ihc plans, specifications, from of tender, and of security for the strict perlormance of the works as set forth, and all information obtained by applying at the Clerk of Works' Ofhce on and after Mon- day next, the 15th instant, between the hours of 10 a m and 1 o'clock, p m. By order of his Honor the Superintendent, HENRY GINN, K Clerk of Works.
Court of Requests, FOR THE COUNTY OF BOURKE. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 26 June 1846
Court of Requests, TOR TIIL COUNTY OP DOUItKE. NOTICE is hereby given that the Court of Requests for this County will be holden in BJelbourne, at the Court House, Collins street, on Monday, the 6th of July, 1846, 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 27 th day of June instant. Defences or sets-off must bo»filed on or before Thursday, the 2nd day of July next. Every plaint, defence, or set-off, must have the name and residence of plaintiff and defendant written thereon, lu defended cases the plea of defence, or notice of set-oil", must be in accordance with the forms preswibed by the late Rules of Court. By order of the Commissioner, J. S. GRIFFIN, Registrar. Melbourne, 5th June, 1846. Port Master's Office, Sydney, 4th June, 1846. IT being necessary to remove the Floating Light Vessel from the Sow and Pigs for some tem- porary repair,her place will be supplied in the in-...
PORT PHILLIP GOVERNMENT GAZETTE, Town of Melbourne. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 26 June 1846
PORT PHILLIP GOVERNMENT GAZETTE, Town of Shelbourne. NOTICE is hereby given, that tenders for forming, kerbing, and gruvelling the foot- way on the north side of Collins-street between Elizabeth and Swanston-streets, according to a plan und specification to be seen on application to the Town Surveyor, will fee received at this ofhcc, until Monduy next, the 29th instant, at noon. Hie tenders to be addressed, under cover, " To the Chairman of the Public Works Com- mittee," and endorsed " Tender for forming Footway." JOHN C. KING, Town Clerk. Town Clerk's Office, "Melbourne, 23rd June, 1846.