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To the Editor of the Melbourne Argus. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 9 March 1847
To the Editor of the Melbourne Argus. Mn Editor-Having given insertion to a letter containing several aspersions against my character, perhaps you will do me the justice to allow me to respond through the sime medium 1 he letter 1 allude to is that signed " J T Mour tz" in the Argus of March 5th, m allusion to the publication of a Directory, which is well known to be a copy ol his Directory (and of which no secret is made,) at the Patt lot Office and m intioducing a few observations on the subject, I beg to state that the statement1? mude m the volu minous correspondence which he has favored the public with, are, without one solitary exception, as gi oss falsehood s as ever proceeded from the lips of any human being On agnin refer ing to his letters, I find his wilful and pastor likesavuge like malice (so much in kecpnu: with the divine example and precept of his baviour) lins led bun into suÇb. a volume of lies (I like to call things by their proper names,) lint to refute them in s...
PORT PHILLIP GOVERNMENT GAZETTE. (Published by Authority.) Superintendent's Office, Melbourne, 23rd February, 1847. NORTH EMBANKMENT AT THE PRINCE'S BRIDGE, MELBOURNE. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 9 March 1847
PORT PHILLIP GOVERNMENT GAZETTE. (Published by Authority.) Superintendent's Office, Melbourne, 23rd February, 1847. NORTH EMBANKMENT AT Til li PRINCE'S BRIDGE, MELBOURNE. TENDERS will he received at this office, until noon of Sattuday, the 13lh day of March next, from peisons willing to contiact foi making an Em- bankment at the noith end of the Prince's Budge, Melbourne. Tenders to be endoised " Tender for North Embankment of Pnnce's Bridge," and deposited in the box at the west en- trance of the new Government Offices Specification and plans may be seen, and further particular obtained, at the Budge Office, daily between the houis of 10 and 1 o'clock W. LONSDALE.
PORT PHILLIP MEDICAL BOARD. February 1st, 1847. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 9 March 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 &nbsp; Colony of New South Wales," do hereby certify that the undermentioned gentle- men have submitted the necessary testi- monials of qualification, viz. :— 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 &nbsp; Drummond, James, Portland Fleming, William, Melbourne Forsayeth, Samuel Fowler, Thomas Hollingsworth Greeves, Augustus F. A., Melbourne Greeves, George River Exe...
Domestic Intelligence. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 9 March 1847
üBomcsftc ïntelltaencc. An absconded Offender.-Yesterday o man calling himself William Unit was brought before his Worship the Mayor charged with being an iibsconder. In answer to a question Iroir. bis Worship, the man maintained that his name was William Bult, but the Mayor informed him that his denial ol'his real name was useless ; that he had in his pocket a letter from prisoner's mother, by which it appeared that his name was William Pige m Bult, and that he was transported in the nome of William Pigeon ; was a carpenter, and wa» tried at the Exeter assizes, and lelt England on the 30th October, 1836, in the Norfolk 5, and that his mother resided in Barrington-street, Tiverton, Devonshire. To all tim the prisoner assented except as to the name, and further,"that upon his first anival in the Colony he was as- signed to Captain Cliff, and then to Mr. Terence Aubrey Murray, from whom he had absconded about two yeurs. The Mayor ordered him to be returned to Government. The Mayor -Hi...
ANNUAL LICENSING MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 12 March 1847
ANNUAL LICENSING MEETING. NOTICE is hereby given, that the An- nual Licensing Meeting of the Justices of Petty Sessions, acting m and tor the town of Melbourne, in the dis- trict of Pott Phillip, will be holden at the Police-office, Melbourne, on Tuesday, the 20th day of Apul next, (being the third Tuesday in the said month of Api ii,) for the special pin pose of taking into consideration ill applications for licenses, under the Act of the Goveinoi and Coun- cil, 2 Vic , No l8 All applications foi licenses undei the said act, must be hied with the undei signed on 01 befoie Tuesday (he dib day ot April next. W. R. BELCHER, Clerk Pelly Sessions, Melbourne. Police-office Melbourne, 10lh day of March, 1S47.
BELFAST. PUBLICANS' ANNUAL LICENSING MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 12 March 1847
BELFAST. publicans' annual licensing meet- ing. "Vj OTICE is hereby given that the 1^1 Annual Licensing Meeting of the Justices of the Petty Sessions, acting in and lor the District of Port Fairy, will be holden at this office on Tuesday the I 20lIi day of April. Applications for licenses mustbelodged with the undersigned on or belorelhe 7th day of April. A. H. HUME. Clerk of the Bench. Police Office, Belfast, March 5th 1847.
RENEWING OF PUBLICANS' ANNUAL LICENSE. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 12 March 1847
RENEWING OF PUUUCANa' ANNUAL LICENSE. NOTICE is hereby gi\en that pet sons desnous of obtaining a Publican's License (or renewal of same) arednected to hand into the Cleik of Petty Sessions, (Wedge's Station, Mount Macedon.Wes tein Pott Distnct,) a notice in writing to that effect on or befoie the lsti Tues- day in the month ot Apnl neAt, foi the pu i pose of considering such applications, under the Act of Council, 2 Viet., No. l8 of 18,18, By order, WAI. J ONUS. Clerkyofj Petty Sessions for Mount Macedon.
CRIMINAL SESSIONS. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 12 March 1847
CRIMINAL SESSIONS. I T is 01 dei ed, that a Ci munal Session Hi and a Geneial Gaol Delivery of the Supienie Cotitt, foi the Distnct of Pott Phillip, be holden at the Court House, La Tiobe-stttet, in the town of Melbourne, on Monday, the loth day of Maich in- stant, at winch all paities concerned are íeciuested to give then attendance. Dated the thud day of Match, in the yeat of otu Lotd, one thousand eight hundred and foily seven. WILLIAM a'BECKETT, Resident Judge.
IMPORTANT. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 12 March 1847
IMPORTANT. The following very important despatch from Mr. Cuninghame, the Port Phillip Delegate, was received by the Duke of Roxburgh,' and laid before the Gene- ral Committee yesterday -. 14th October, 1046, 7, Charles-street, St. James's. Gentlemen-I lime the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your letter of date 4 h May, 1846, and also of the petitions for Separation and Im migration, brought by the ship William Wise These petitions I shall take cuie to have duly presented, but I am happy to be able to express the confident hope that on the former of these subjects our petition will scarcely be required In an interview with which I was favorel by Tail Grey in the end of last Augu=t, on the subjects of Separation and Immigration (before the arrival of Sir G Gipps' Report on Separation), his Lordship, after hearing me, was pleased to ex press hu opinion that Separation of some kind was required, nud would in all probability be grantea , and lus Lordship added that he had not then ...
Superintendent's Office, Melbourne, 2nd March, 1847. BOUNDARY WALLS &c., TO THE POWDER MAGAZINE. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 12 March 1847
Superintendent's Office, Melbourne, 2nd Mai eh, 1847. EOUNDARY WaLLS &.>., TO THE P 'WDERMAGAZ^E. npENDERS will be leieived at this A office, until noon of Sattnday, the 20th instant, tiom persons willing to con- tract forthe election of Botindaiy walls, gates, &c, to ihe Powder Magazine, Rat man's Hill, Melbourne. Tendéis to be endorsed "Tender for Boundary walls &c.,to the Powder Maga- zine, and deposited in the box maiked " Tendéis," at the West enhance of the new Government Offices. The plans and specifications may he seen, and further patliculars obtained at the Public Woiks Office. C. J. LA TROBE.
FURTHER EXTENSION OF THE JETTY IN CORIO BAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 12 March 1847
FÜR I HER EXTENSION OF TUE JI.TT' IN CORIO BAY. npENDERS will be íeceived at this -M. Office until noon of baturda),the 13lb day of March next, lunn pet sous willing to contract for the fttithei exten- sion of the Jetty in Cono Bay, at Noith Geelong Tenders to be endotsed " Tender for the further extension of the Jetty in Co- no Baj," and deposited in the box at the w e¡>t enti ance of the new Government Of- fices, Mel bom ne Specification and plans may be seen, and huther paiticulais obtained, at the Budge Office, daily, between the hoius of 10 and 1 o'clock W. LONSDALE.
JIM CROW REDIVIVUS. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 12 March 1847
JIM CROW REDIVIVUS. We imagined until la«ely that there was no one purpose either useful or orna- mental to which the published works of our respectnble friend Thomas M'Com bie, Esq , could by any possibility, be arUnnugeously applied, the numby pamby school, boyishness of their style, and the utter inanity which form their distinguishing characteristics, being ob- stacles in the nay of turning them to atcouat which we really thought iusu perable. They say in Scotland, how- ever, where thrift is better understood than it is any where else, that " keep any thing for seven years and it will be found of use," and the wisdom of the saying is fully manifested in the case of Mr. M'Combie's printed lucubrations which have actually become of use within half the time. Thomas M'Cornbie, Esq., the author, is the same personage as Mr. Thomas M'Cornbie, the Editor, the difference in the title being the result of a solemn adjudication niter lengthened deliberation by our local Court of Honour-the...
Superintendent's Office, Melbourne, 23rd February, 1847 TIMBER BRIDGE OVER THE BROKEN RIVER. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 12 March 1847
Superintendent's Office, Melbourne, 23rd February, 1847 TIMBER BR1DUE OVER THE BROKrN UIVER. nnENDERS will be lecened at this JL office, until noon of SaUuday, the 13th day of Maich next, fiom peisons a\ illino; to conti act foi electing a Tinilei Bnd^e o\er the Broken Rnei, on the Port Phillip and Sjdne} Road 'lendtis lo be endorsed "lendei for Timber Budge o\er the Bioketi Riser," and deposil-ed in the box, at the west entrance of the new Government Offices, Melbourne Specifications and plans may be seen, and furthei paiticulars obtained, at the Budge Office, daily, between the houis of 10 and 1 o'clock W. LONSDALE:
THE LENT BILL OF FARE. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 12 March 1847
THE LENT BILL OF PARE. For the especial edification of our Romish friends we copy from the Syd- ney Chronicle the llev. Dr. Gregory's manifesto to " the faithful",] touching their Lent indulgences. The Rev. Dr. is, we are inclined to think, a little more liberal, particularly in the oleaginous line than was his Grace the Archbishop himself. The following is the docu- ment: REGULATIOXS FOR LENT, 1847. The general law of the Church which ordains abstinence from flesh meat during the entire Lent, is so far dispensed with, that the faithful are al- lowed to use meat on Sundays, Mondays, Tues- days, and Thursdays. This permission is to be used at dinner only-except on Sundays. Daring the first four days of Lent, and the last week, abstinence from meat is to be observed (except on Palm Sundny), after the manner of our forefathers. On fasting days, a collation may he taken in the morning and evening. A small quantity of milk, and ttlso of butter may he used. With res- pect io the latter, t...
Superintendent's Office, Melbourne, 23rd February, 1847. NORTH EMBANKMENT AT THE PRINCE'S BRIDGE, MELBOURNE [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 12 March 1847
Superintendent's Office, Melbourne, 23rd February, 1847. NORTH hMHANKMi-NT AT TÜL1 J'KlNCi.'S BRIDGE, MELBOURNB npENDERS will be received at this fl- office, until noon ol Satutday, the 13th day of March ne\t, fiom persons willing to contiact foi making an Etn htnkmentat the notth end of the Prince's Budge, Melbourne Tenders to be endoised " Tender for North Embankment of Prince's Bridge," and deposited in the box at the west en- trance of the new Government Offices. Specification and plans may be seen, and further patticulais obtained, at the Pndge Office, daily between the houis of 10 and 1 o'clock. W. LONSDALE.
COLLINGWOOD POST-OFFICE DELIVERY. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 12 March 1847
COLLINGWOOD POST-OFFICE DELIVERY. HIS Excellency Ihe Governor having Leen pleased to sanction the appointment ot a thud Letter Carnet, so lo allow of the extension of the Town Dcliveiy to Collingwood Notice is heieb) given, that a Post-ufiuee Deltvety thiuii»hout Collingwood, will be com- menced on Monday next, the 22nd instant ALettei Box foi receipt of unpaid letters will be fitted at the shop window of Mr. William Sheirj, in Brtinswitk-sttect, to be emptied by the lettei cauiet régu- lai ly Iwice ada>, in com sp of his cn cult. Unpvid letteis deposited thete will ac- cordingly meet the lime attention as if posted at the Post-offict in Melbourne, but this cannot be made in any way to apply to paid letters HENRY D. KEMP, Chief Postmaster Post-office, Melbourne, 19th February, 1847.
NOTICE. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 12 March 1847
NOTICE. THE bay horse impounded on the 23rd February, and advertised branded 2 near shoulder, Q H li or y 1113 off side of neck, has tí very lightly branded on off shoulder. JAMES DUNBAR, Poundkeeper. Morang Pound, River Plenty, Mutch 4th, 1847. 4s. 9d. IMPOUNDED at Kalkallo, 1st March, 1847: A, red cow, half of near ear cut off, two notches in off ear, CE off rump, I7 off thigh, IM off nbs, IM off shoulder, blotch brand near nbs A light blown bullock, JW off ribs, circle on shoulder A red and white snail horned bullock, tomahawk brand off thigh A red bullock, hind feet white, CN off thigh, RL near ribs A red and white sheeted heifer, ISH off ribs A strawberry cow, TG orTC within circle off rump ; a young calf at her side, no brand A brindle, sided cow, white back and belly, notch in nea,r ear, ISH off ribs; young calf at her side, no brand A strawberry bullock, B within a dia- mond off rump A dark brown bullock, white belly, while on rump, hobble strap and chain on off fore leg, JQ...
PORT PHILLIP GOVERNMENT GAZETTE. (Published by Authority.) [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 12 March 1847
PORT PHILLIP (Published by Authority.), fMPOUNDHD at Bulleen, Upper ii. Yarra.: One light red cow, branded AV near rump, W near shoulder,,blotch milk- ing rib One black heifer, white along the back, JM'near side One brindle steer, T off thigh One light red cow, black muzzle, dia ¡ mond near rump, HL milking shoulder, ' WR milking rump, figure *? milk i ing.rïb One light red snail horned yearling steer, ¡ white hind legs, branded MU near rump One yellow cow, R milking ribs, ÖW a blotch near side One while poley, spotted yellow, ÜW 4 PR (F reversed) conjoined near side. If not claimed on or before the first of I April, they will be sold,at the. pound. j JOAN. JAMES, Poundkeeper. Bulleen, 3rd March, 1847. ! -Sa,,
Immigration from Van Diemen's Land. SCARCITY OF RURAL LABOR. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 12 March 1847
immigration from Van Oiemen'a Xantl. SCARCITY OF KURAL LABOR. DURING the two last yenrs a few indi- viduals having horne all the expen-m of importing labor from Van Diemen's Luud, whilst the whole district have shared in the benefit, they *ow generally decline to repeat their subscrip- tions except on a principle which shall diffuse 'the expence amongst a larger proportion of those who are benefitted. Subscription lists ure, therefore, now opened, and to remuin open until the 15th April next, at the office of Mr. Archibald M'Lacliliin, treasurer, and of all the merchants in Mel- bourne; on the principle that mi payments will be demanded until £600 is subscribed, which, it is calculated, will delray the cost of lauding 800 meu in Melbourne, nnd to which no one will be expected to contribute ut a higher late tliuu 10s. per head on the number of men permanently em- I ployed on his station. , The, untlersigned, after consulting with other settlers, have assured themsilves that this sub-...