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SUPREME COURT. FIRST SITTINGS, 1847, For the trial of causes, and assessment of damages, commences on Monday, the 8th February, and ends on Monday, the 22nd February, 1847. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 9 March 1847
SUPREME COURT. FIRST SITTINGS, 1847, For the trial of causes, and assessment of damages, commences on Monday, the 8fii February, and ends on Monday, the 22nd February, 1847. Defended and Undlfended Causls to be TnlED BEFOItE A JultY OF FOUR SPECIAL JURORS. -Monday, 8th Februaiy ; Tuesday, 9th; Wednesday, 10lh; Thursday, 11th; Friday, 12th; Saturday^ 13th ; Monday, loth ; Tues- day, 16th; Wednesday, 17iii ; Thursday lBth Common Jury Causls.-Tuesday, 16th February. Wednesday, 11th; Thursday loth. Special Jury Causls.-Friday, 18th Febru ary ; Saturday, 20t/i ; Monday, 22nd. I
VAN DIEMEN'S LAND. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 9 March 1847
VAN DIEMEN'S LAND. By the Swun, we have Van Diemen's Land jour- nals to the 27th ult., their contents, however, are unimportant. The abstract of the revenue of the Colony, for the quarter ending 31st December, 1846, had been published, and shews the following result as compared with the corresponding quarter of the previous year : 1845. 1846. £ s. d. £ s. d Ordinary Revenue 20288 6 5..22139 0 1 Extraordinary_7777 8 1.. 252 7 10 Land Fund .2593 19 8.. 2693 7 6 General Total, ..£30659 14 2 £25084 15 5 A new commission of the peace, bearing date the 11th February, (a few days only after the new Governor's arrival) had been issued, and great dissatisfaction seems to have been occa- sioned by the number of names omitted. Of course no cause is assigned for these omissions, but they are understood to be attributable to the fact of the parties having been insolvent. Jf this be the cause, it does not seem that the rule was a general one, for the Cornwall Chronicle, comment- ing on the matter...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 9 March 1847
JOB PRINTING. Til« PUBUC ARE nESrtCTFUM.T INFOBMED, THAT Bob Jivtnttng OF ALL KINDS, WILL BE EXECUTED AT THE SIBZ.BOVBNI! ARGUS OFFICE, With neatness, accuracy ¡and despatch. The Printer particularly invites attention to his printing of BOOK-WORK, the whole of his type for thut purpose being perfectly new, and conse- quently greatly superior to any ither office in Melbourne, j For London Direct. TO' LOAD AT POINT HENRY. ¡HUE fine first-class barque X " SPARTAN," f 364 cons registei, E Davison, _MBSaKM-commander, having the greater part ot lier cargo engaged, will have immediate despatch. For freight or passage, having superior accom- modations, apply to DALGETY, BORRADAILE & GORK, Melbourne or Geelong For Sydney. HE CUTTER _ "SWAN" immediately on the discharge o her cargo, will sail for the above port. For Height apply to * WATSON & WIGHT. Wanted? A WOMAN of good character, to Cook and Wash, (wages £25 a-year). Apply the "Southern Cross," 4th March, 1847. REQUIRED, O...
Queen's Theatre Royal. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 9 March 1847
(©uecn'ç Cfjeatïe ïvojial. «-giHURSDAY EVENING, March 11th. the Ï. " performance will commence with a domestic melo drama eutituled LOUISE ; or the White Scarf. Dance-Mr. Dyer; Song Mr, Himbleton. To be followed by a comic piece, in one act, entitled THE SECRET ; or The Hole in the Wall. Song-Mrs Richards; Dance-Mrs. Newson. To conclude with THE WIDOW'S VICTIM. J. T. SMITH, Proprietor,
CRIMINAL SESSIONS. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 9 March 1847
CRIMINAL SESSIONS. IT is ordered, that a Criminal Session and a General Gaol Delivery of the Supreme Court, for the District of Port Phillip, beholden at the Court House, La Trobe-street, in the town of Melbourne, on Monday, the 15th day of March in- stant, at which all parties concerned are requested to give their attendance. Dated the third day of March, in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and forty-seven.. WILLIAM a'BECKETT, Resident Judge.
RENEWING OF PUBLICAN'S ANNUAL LICENSE. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 9 March 1847
RENEWING OF PUBLICAN'S ANNUAL LICENSE. NOTICE is hereby given that persons desirous of obtaining a Publican's License (or renewal of saine) are directed to hand into the Clerk of Petty Sessions, (Wedge's Station, Mount Macedon,Wes- tern Port District,) a notice in writing to that effect on or before the 1st Tues- day in the month of April next, for the purpose of considering such applications, under the Act of Council, 2 Viet., No. l8 of 1838., By order, W11. JONES. , . Clerk of Petty Sessions for Mount Macedon.
PORT PHILLIP GOVERNMENT GAZETTE. (Published by Authority.) NOTICE. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 9 March 1847
PORT PHILLIP GOVSENBIENT GAZETTE, (Published by Authority.) NOTICE. THE bay horse impounded on the 23rd February, and advertised branded 2 near shoulder, qHE or [)HB off side of neck, has S very lightly branded on off shoulder. JAMES DUNBAR, Poundkeeper. Morang Pound, Uiver Plenty, 4th March, 1847. 4s. 9d. IMPOUNDED at Kalkallo, 4th March, 1847 : A yellow sided cow, white back, belly, and legs, top of off ear cut, illegible brand off ribs A yellow sided heifer calf, no brand A red poley cow, slit in near ear, anchor j, near rump, anchor j, near ribs; young calf at her side A red and white stag, RC or RG- near rump A dark brown heifer, white belly and hind legs, star on forehead, JtíJ off rump, 5 off ribs A yellow bullock, white on face and rump, near thigh broken, G H off rump, GH off thigh A red poley cow, PL or FL off rump, blotch off thigh. If not claimed on or before the 29th March, they will be sold at the pound yard according to Act of Council. - WILLIAM THANE, Poundkeeper. 7s...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 9 March 1847
G-BBL02JG- HACES. 'ï?ÎÎ!i__4\ Ti N order to nccomodate 7l'/H . IikN /Êâ 7¡í t! W\ N ** parties intending to be Vj^^JftifVö5pi#-^' present at the above ruoes( lSa>^^e^^53 ll)e sTEAMi.n " Vesta.'' will start an hour eurlier on Wednesday morning next, the Killi instnnt, leaving Coix's Whahf at 6 o'clock precisely, to arrive in Geelong at twelve noon. GEORGE WARD COLE. Cole's Whnrf, } March 8, 1847. J Norien,-The fast sailing schooner Barbara, will leave the same morning for Geelong to take the dead weight and cargo iutended for the steamer. 7For Xiondon. (For passengers only.) THE BARQUE, "ALICE MAUD," having now completed her load, ing, will positively sail on Thurn. d(ïy~îText7~ï 1th inst., and has still a stern and two side cubiusdisengaged. W. & II. BARNES & CO. FOR SYDNEY. Til E well known regular trader "CHRISTINA," _W. H. Saunders, commander, will positive!) sail for the above purt oi. Sutuiduy evening next, the 13th instunt. For height or passage, apply to H....
COURT OF REQUESTS FOR THE COUNTY OF BOURKE. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 9 March 1847
COURT OF REQUESTS Füll 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, April 5th 1847, 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 27th day of March instant, Defences or set-offs must be filed on or before Thursday, April 1st 1847. Every plaint, defence, or set-off must have the name and residence of the plain- tiff 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, March 5th 1847.
ACT OF COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 9 March 1847
ACT OF COUNCIL. HIS Excellency the Governor directs it to be notified, that the Right Honorable the Secietary of State for the Colonies, has intimated m his Despatch, under date the Sth September last, that Her Majesty has been graciously pleased to appio\e and contain the undermen- tioned Act, passed by the Governor and Legislative Council, in the ninth year of Her Majesty's reign, viz. - jVo. 13 -An Act to amend an Act, intituled, ' An Actjorthe bettei pieseivation oj the Ports, Haiboun, Huiens, lloaihteds, Channels, Naviga- ble Cieeks, and Rivets, in New ioath Wales, and the betta Regulation oj Shipping iii the same.' (27th (Wobei. 1845) By His Excelhncy's Command, E. DEAS THOMSON
To the Editor of the Melbourne Argus. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 9 March 1847
To the Editor of the Melbourne Argus. Sin-I do not know whether you are asvare that ufter the dispntch of business, the hole und corner petition having been first sent afloat for signatures, the iireiih/-oneordered Cowell to bring iii two bottles of " PugeV best, and drank " Welcome lo Pollution." One of their number, " Little Benjamin," gave the following song but as it was given with closed doors, the precise plan of the performance could not be ascertained, it was distinctly heard, however, from the out- side, that Air. Edward Curr took the base part: SONG OF THE NOTABLE TWENTY-ONE. What glorious prospects now nppear, To ull the squatter hand ; With stations at ten pounds a year, And convicts at command. Let those great fools, who buy the land, Raise funds to bring free labour ; We'll have it when it comes to hand, Despite their silly clamour. Assemhl'd in retir'd saloon, And numb'riug twenty-one, We have accepted Gladstone's boon, The Puritans outdone. Then, happy squatter, tune...
Colonial Secretary's Office, Sydney, 5th February, 1847. TITLE DEED—PORT PHILLIP LAND. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 9 March 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 &nbsp; 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 &nbsp; the established fee thereon, viz. : PORTION OP LAND. Deed dated 23rd January, 1847. William Rutledge, 5120 acres,, near Warrnambool, Merri River. By His Excellency's Command, E. DEAS THOMSON. Superintendent's Office, Melbourne, 9thFebruary, 1847 &nbsp;
GIPPS LAND EXPEDITION. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 9 March 1847
GIPPS LAND EXPEDITION. The following is the account of their stewardship, which has been made by the Committee of the Gipps Land Expedi- tion : Report of the Committee appointed by the Public Meeting to arrange the Gipps Land Expedition. The subscribers to the Expedition have already been apprised of the general progress and results of the Expedition, the most important event of which has been the placing, beyond all question, the actual detention of a white female by one of the Gipps Land tribe of savages. Upon the return of the Expedition, the Com- mittee commenced a scrutiny of the causes of its failure, with an especial view to the investigation of certain imputations alleged against the leader, Mr. De Villiers, of useless delays, pusillanimity, and misappropriation of the funds. The whole of these charges the Committee unanimously consider disproved. No delay took place but what was in strict accordance with Mr. De Villier's instructions to co-operate with, and as far as possib...
Shipping Intelligence. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 9 March 1847
Shipping Intelligence. ARRIVED. March 5. - Shamrock, steam-ship, 200 tons, Gilmore, master, from Sydney. Passengers Captain Dusing, 58th Regt., Ensign Wynward, &nbsp; 58th Regt., Messrs. W. H. Hart, Goodair, J. C. McLaren, Butterfield, O'Hara, and Bolden; steerage - ninety-three rank and file, 58th Regt., eight women, six children, twenty-two passengers. H. A. Smith, agent. March 6. - Swan, brig, 149 tons, Carder, master, from Launceston. Passengers - Mr. and Mrs. G. Synnott, Mr. Langland, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Spicer, Mr. and Mrs. Robinson, and two children, H. Gore, Esq.; steerage - forty eight emigrants and five children. H. A. Smith, agent, March 8. - Christina, brig, 126 tons, W. H. Saunders, master, from Sydney. Passengers Messrs. Kemp, C. B. Hall, Phillips, and Elmes ; steerage - Messrs. A. Coglan, T. Tom kinson, W. Brag, wife, son, and two daughters, C. Davis, H. Brophy, C. Cummins, A. Watson, and W. Stafford. H. A. Smith, agent. March 8. - David, (at Geelong) schooner...
ENGLISH NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 9 March 1847
ENGLISH NEWS. The Arabian, from Kingston, (Irelund) 22nd Nov. hud arrived at Hobart Town, butshe brings no English news of later date than the 5th Nov., one day only later than we had previously re- ceived via Sydney, We have selected the following üdditioual items of intelligence from the summaries of our Van Diemen's Land contemporaries :_ The marriages of the Queen of Spain to Don Francisco de Assis and of the Infanta to the &nbsp; Duke de Montpensier were solemnized on the evening of the 10th October. &nbsp; Mr. Bulwer had presented another protest to the Spanish Government on the subject of the Infanta's marriage. It is short, but strong and decided in character. This protest is to the effect that the British Government will refuse to re- cognize the claims of the children of the marriage to the crown of Spain. A retired military officer named Olavarietta, had been arrested on the charge of meditating the assassination of the Duke of Montpensier. He was formerly...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 9 March 1847
REMOVAI. ! TAILORING ESTABLISHMENT. wmmmrmim-wrvus. Ob CO. IN returning their sincere thanks to their friends and the public for the very liberal support which they have received since their commencement in business, beg to state that they liave Removed their Establishment to Collins-street, within one door of Messrs. Gregory's Ironmongery Warehouse, where they will be happy to receive orders, and beg to assure those who may favor them with their commands, that no exertions shall be wanting to give entire satisfaction. Al. «St Co. having spared no pains or expense to obtain the best workmen which can bo pro- cured in the Colony, Style and Workmanship may consequently be depended upon. THE STOCK is of too varied a nature to particularize, suffice it that the assortment will be found Of tbe choicest Material com prising every vuriety from the shepherd's plaid to the choicest Saxony. Notwithstanding the enormously high late of wages current in the province, Tîîe Charges will be fouud, ...
Commercial Intelligence. SYDNEY MARKETS. Sydney, 2nd March, 1847. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 9 March 1847
Commercial Intelligence SYDNEY MARKETS. Sydney, 2nd March, 1847. I can quote no variation in prices; upwards of 10,000 chests of tea have arrived by the last two vessels, none of which have changed hands; nominal price £3 12s. 6d. LONDON MARKETS. A Letter from a highly respectable firm in Lon- don, dated the middle of November last, says: Authentic accounts just received from America, &nbsp; state an abundant supply of grain, flour, and Indian corn, which latter will, we sincerely trust, make up for the deficiencies in our potato crops, and impart such confidence to our manu- facturing interests, as promise a more favorable &nbsp; result to the operations of our friends in wool for the coming season." The same letter adds " Rum has suddenly advanced to 3s. 4d. 12 O.P. ; brandy has also advanced to 5s. 8d ; barley is scarce, and malt is as high as from 70s to 80s per quarter ; first-quality black oil firm at £28 per tun ; sperm ditto, £89 to £90 ditto ;whale- bone £21...
TAKING A NEWSPAPER. (From an American Publication.) [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 9 March 1847
TAKING A NEWSPAPER. (From an American Publication.) *. Pheasant day this, neighbour Gas till," said one fnrmer to another, coming into the barn of the latter, who whs en- gaged in separating the chuff from the wheat crop, by meaus of a fan. "Very fine day, friend Alton. Any news?" returned the individual ad- dressed. "Nothing of importance .. I have called over lo see if you wouldn't join Carpenter and myself in taking the paper this yenr. The price ia only two dol- lars." "" '" Nothing chenpthat you don't want," returned Gaskiil, ni a positive tone. "I don't believe in newspapers ; I never heard of one doing any good. If an old ?«tray one happens to get into our house inv gals are crazy after it, and nothing can be got of them until it is read through. They would not be good for a &lt;ent. if a paper came every week ; and, besides, dollars aint picked up m every .cornhill.'' " But think, neighbour Gaskill, how much information your gals woidd get if they had a fresh newspap...
SWAN RIVER. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 9 March 1847
SWAN RIVER. We have, via Launceston, Swan River newspa- pers to the 8th January. The only news of importance is the confirma- tion of the reported discovery of coal in the vici- nity of Champion Bay, by Lieutenant Helpman and a party despatched by the Swan River Go- vernment for the purpose of making inquiry. The official notice on the subject is not very remark- able for the excellence of its composition, but, bearing the authority of Government, we prefer it to a mere newspaper report. The following is the notice :- &nbsp; " Colonial Secretary's Office, Perth, Jan 5, 1847. &nbsp; It is with great satisfaction his Excellency the Governor announces to the Public that the visit or the party which proceeded recently in the co lonial schooner Champion, to examine the neigh- bourhood of Champion Bay, has not only con- firmed the existence of a large and open bed of coal on the spot indicated by the Messrs. Gregory - accessible by an easy road - but has also ascer- tained...
Superintendent's Office, Melbourne, 2nd March, 1847. BOUNDARY WALLS &c., TO THE POWDER MAGAZINE. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 9 March 1847
S uperintendent's Office, Melbourne, 2nd March, 1847. BOUNDARY WALLS &c, TO THE* PTWDEIOIAG.^ZIVE. rjpENDERS will be received at this J office, until noon of Satuiday, the 20th instant, fi om persons willing to con- tract for the erection of Boundary walls, gates, &c, to the Powder Magazine, Bat- man's Hil), Melbourne. Tenders to be endorsad " Tender for Boundary walls &c.,tolhe Powder Maga- zine, and deposited in the box marked " Tenders," at the West entrance of the new Government Offices. The plans and specifications may be seen, and further paiticulars obtained at the Public Woiks Office. C. J. LA TROBE. Tilt Mlluouiine Anous is published on the mornings of 7\iesday, and Friday in each week, and forwarded simultanenuily to every part of the province ; and to Sydney, Van Dicmen's Land, South Australia, Swan River, New Zealand, the Mauritius, the Cape of Good Hope, England, Ireland, and Scotland, lhe United States of America, France, India, 't¡e,, by every ...