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Original Poetry. ELEGY, [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 26 June 1849
&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Original Poetry. ELEGY, &nbsp; On the death of E. B. KENNEDY, ESQ., and of hbis ten hapless comrades, S. Biggs, J. C. Clackett, William Costigan, — Dunn, William Goddard, A. Johnson, James Luff, C. Niblett, Edward Taylor, and T. Wall, who perished in the uosh, (Mr. Kennedy speared by an Aboriginal Native, the others of exhaus- tion and starvation,) whilst engaged in an Ex- ploring Expedition, which departed from More- ton Bay, with a view to the extension of loca- tion towards the Gulf of Carpentaria and Northern Coast of Australia. Australia weep ! Bewail the noble band Of bold explorers—Kennedy their head; Who big with noble enterprise, had planned To open up Australia's northern land ; But now, alas ! are numbered with the dead ! Sad was their fate ! how great the honor due To those, who for their fellows ope the door— Who, by their skill and courage, find a clue To splendid tracts of past'ral country new ; Themselves the first...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 26 June 1849
For Port San Francisco, Cali- fornia. JÍ** ripHK fine fast-sailing harque 5ÍL -8- SPARTAN, Capt. Payne, ^ßtfl w sf"' ^rom Launceston for the iÊii^î above port on or ubou/j)ie 20th t^5¿í^S,J|/y>*íl hasAcellentaccoromo. (lou fur pusacn^yib. Ffc afífa ^p9¡£teeta«e pas uge, u.iply to / /y li MESfeÄ*»4noXlPiSo/ & CO., Launceston. Or/to westgarth, ROSS &' CO., Mmket square, 20 h Jmu, 1819/ For London Direct. r|"«HE first-class ship ATHE %N IAN, A. W. Taylor, mmnjtder, having taken in three her cargo at .Portland, p ayihis Port; forj" nt ac Melbourne, Ipril 19,1849. WATSON & WIGHT, Market Square. For SXanrltlUB. ey he, «^." Ti^i on hi .£öäs0s*ed ., ror height or passagc,,apply toy H. W. MORTI1ÍER & SON. ^^E^.DERS several v a new store a: street, and house in Lo _ cations may be Been signed until Monday Collins-ttreet, June 21st,l To Builders. PARTIES desirous of coj/racting for the vurious works required/in the erection of two 2 story Dwelling HousiC in C...
Domestic Intelligence. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 26 June 1849
Domestic Intelligence. Civic Wit.—At the last meeting of the Town Council, the auditory were electrified by a burst of wit from the lips of Councillor Russell who seldom indulges in that way. The &nbsp; worthy Councillor in allusion to the hardship of "wee merchants" like himself being brought away from their business to attend to matters alto- &nbsp; gether foreign to the Council, declared that to such a pitch had this evil grown, that he would not be at all suprised if tbey were called together someday to consider the propriety of seizing " the golden oppertumty" for sending one of their members to California, to secure a slice of the gold &nbsp; couritry for the Town Council of Melbourne. We cannot take upon ourselves to say how the worthy Councillor would dispose of his vote in &nbsp; such an event, seeing it has not been ascertained how Mr. La Trobe's pulse beats, but we may &nbsp; &nbsp; take upon ourselves to say that such a pro...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 27 June 1849
GAOL AT GEELONG. FOUNDATION WORKS. TENDERS will be received until noon of Saturday, the 21st of July, for Stone foundations for a Gaol at Geelong. Tenders to be sealed, endorsed " Ten- ders for Gaol," and enclosed under cover to his Honor the Superintendent, or de- posited in the box maiked " Tenders for Works and Stores," at the western en- trance of the Government Offices. The plan and specification may be seen and all necessary information obtained either at the undermentioned office, or at the Police Office in Geelong The Government will not necessarily accept the lowest Tender. By order of His Honor the Superintendent, HENRY GINN, 1 Clerk of Works. , Public Works Office, Melbourne, 26 June, 1849. TIMBER BRIDGE. 1, TENDERS will be received, until! noon of Saturday, the 21st Julv 1 next, from patties willing to sontractfor I * the erection of a Timber Bridge ovet thi 1 ' Wannon River, on the Road from Mel,' V bourne to Adelaide. i Tenders to be endorsed « TenrHs for Bridge over t...
Superintendent's Office, Melbourne, 20th June, 1849. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 27 June 1849
Superintendent's Office, Melbourne, 20th June, 1849. INFORMATION is requested, at this Office, respecting the present place of abode of Mr. Frederick William An- derson, who left England as chief mate of the barque Parkfield, of London, Captain Whiteside, for Port Phillip, in October, 1844 ; and, upon being dis- charged from that vessel, while lying in Hobson's Bay, engaged, as is reported, in agricultural pursuits, with some Set- tler, in the Port Fairy District. C. J. LA TROBE.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 27 June 1849
NOTICE Parties subscribing to newspapers, are reminded that they can discontinue their subscriptions at any time before the 30th instant. New subscribers are received at any period during the quarter, and charged only from the date of their subscription. No charge xoill be made for the increased issue of the Ai.gi's during tins remainder of the current quarter. From the commencement of next month, the charge will be Fifteen Shillings per quarter. NOTICE TO ADVERTISERS. ÏN consequence of various complaints of tbo , distance of the argils Office, from the Wharf, and other husy portions of the Citv, an arrange- ment has been made with ' M B. JOHN MACLEHOSE, STATIONER, opposite the Wesleyan Chapel, to receive ndvet t>8M»enW inteoded f r insertion in the-Jr^us, from residents in that nctghbnuiboail, till 6 o'clock on ¿he eveniug belora publication.
NOTICE. Superintendent's Office, Melbourne, 23rd June, 1849 [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 27 June 1849
NOTICE. Superintendent's Office, Melbourne, 23rd June, 1849 WITH reference to the Proclamation of His Excellency the Governor, of a Sale by Auction, at Melbourne, on Wednesday, the 27th Instant, of certain Suburban Lands. Notice is hereby given that the following Lots have been with- drawn from the Sale on the above day, viz. Lot 27, Allotment No. 73, Moorpan- yal, near Gowie's Creek, containing 38 acres, 2 roods, and 20 perches. Lot 7, Allotment No. 7 Reserve, North of Section 25, Parish of Barrabool, con- taining 5 acres, 3 roods. Lot 6, Allotment No. 6, Reserve North of Section 25, Parish of Barrabool, con- taining 10 acres. C. J. LA TROBE.
Superintendent's Office, Melbourne, 21st June, 1849. IMMIGRATION. GOVERNMENT NOTICE. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 27 June 1849
Superintendent's Office, Melbourne, 21st June, 1849. IMMIGRATION. GOVERNMENT NOTICE. NOTICE is hereby given, that infor- mation has been received, that the undermentioned children of Bounty Im- migrants, whose conveyance to Port Phillip was duly applied for, under the Government Notice of the 26th May, 1846, have been furnished with pas- sages on board the Hope, to sail from Plymouth to Port Phillip, on the 26th of February last :— John Wilson, age 20. Ann Hayes, age 19. Johanna Hayes, age 17. John McKeogh &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; or McCow age 11. Maria McKeogh, age 8. C. J. LA TROBE.
IMMIGRATION. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 27 June 1849
IMMIGRATION. PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given, that His Honor the Superintendent has received intimation that passages had been engaged by the Home Govern- ment, on board the Hope, to sail from Plymouth about the 26th of February last, for the persons whose names are here annexed, viz.—John Wilson, 20, son of Michael and Bridget Wilson, who arrived in the Colony by the Ward Chip- man, Ann Hayess, 19, and Johanna Hayes, 17, children of Patrick and Ellen Hayes, who arrived in the Colony by the Ward Chipman, John M'Keogh, or M'Cow, 11, and Maria M'Keogh, 8, children of Patrick and Bridget M'Keogh, arrived in the Colony by the Agrícola. &nbsp; Should this notice meet the eyes of &nbsp; the parents, or any of the relations of the children in question, they will please &nbsp; to be prepared to receive them at once, &nbsp; on the arrival of the Hope, which is &nbsp; hourly expected. By order of His Honor the Super- intendent. JOHN PATTERSON, Acting Immi...
Superintendent's Office, Melbourne, 23rd June, 1849. IMMIGRATION. GOVERNMENT NOTICE. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 27 June 1849
Superintendent's Office, Melbourne, 23rd June, 1849. IMMIGRATION. GOVERNMENT NOTICE. NOTICE is hereby given, that infor- &nbsp; mation has been received, that the &nbsp; undermentioned children of Bounty Im- migrants, whose conveyance to Port Phillip was duly applied for, under the Government Notice of the 26th May, 1846, have been furnished with pas- sages on board the Hope, to sail from Plymouth to Port Phillip, on the 28th of February last :— Sarah Heffernan, Ellen Heffernan, and that the undermentioned child, has been furnished with a passage on board the Elizabeth, to sail from Plymouth to Port Phillip, on the 22nd March last. Mary Cantwell. C. J. LA TROBE.
Superintendent's Office, Melbourne, 30th May, 1849. 49.86 LAND AND IMMIGRATION DEBENTURES. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 27 June 1849
Superintendent's Office, &nbsp; Melbourne, 30th May, 1849. 49.86 LAND AND IMMIGRATION DE- BENTURES. SEALED Tenders will be received at this Office until noon of Monday, the 30th June next, from persons desirous of advancing the whole or any portion of the sum of twenty-five thousand pounds on the following security, and subject to the undermentioned terms and conditions, viz:— &nbsp; (1.) Each tender must be for an even sum of hundreds of pounds, and must be endorsed " Tender for Deben- tures." (2.) If the tender be accepted, Land and Immigration Debentures for £100 each, secured under the authority of the Right Honorable the Secretary of State for the Colonies, conveyed to His Excellency the Governor in a Despatch, dated 30th August, 1847, No. 212, upon the Territorial Revenue of the Port Phillip District, will be issued for the sum advanced, and will bear interest at the rate of 3¼d, per diem, or £4 18s. 10¼d. per cent. per annum, payable half-yearly on the 1st of ...
Shipping Intelligence. CLEARED OUT. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 27 June 1849
&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Shipping Intelligence. CLEARED OUT. June 26— Ellen and Elizabeth, schooner, 38 tons, Brush, master, for Circular Head. SAILED. June 26—Spartan, for Launceston. EXPORTS. June 26—Ellen and Elizabeth, schooner, for &nbsp; Circular Head—50 sheep, 7 casks tongues. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;
SYDNEY MARKETS. 15th June, 1849. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 27 June 1849
SYDNEY MARKETS. &nbsp; 15th June, 1849. A quantity of rain having fallen in the early part of the week put a stop to business in a great measure for the first few days, and there has not &nbsp; since been much re-action. The trade generally complain. The drapers appear to have felt it most. Soft Goods have been submitted at a trifling decline, which reduction may be temporary — but we imagine late high quotations cannot be maintained, unless the South Sea Islanders or Cali- fornians come among us to drain the market again. New Zealand and the out-ports can take a little from us, as they are receiving goods in large quantities direct from Britain. Ale and Porter — In bottle—say Byass's, ex late ships, have been taken from the side at 8s 6d. &nbsp; The supply continues bare for the demand. Bags.—Three bushel, medium quality, have &nbsp; been submitted at a low figure. Some heavy hemp realised 17s 6d per dozen. Brandy.—Late arrivals from Britian not havi...
HABEAS CORPUS. To Mr. Justice a'Beckett. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 27 June 1849
HABEAS CORPUS. To Mr. Justice a'Beckett. " That nation is in the best estate that hath the fewest laws, and those good. Variety does but multiply snares. If every bush be limed, there is no bird can escape with his feathers free. And many times when the law did not intend it, men are made guilty by the pleader's oratory; or freed by his talk, either to express his eloquence, to advance his practice, or out of mastery to carry his cause : sometimes to gratify a powerful party, justice is made blind through curruption, as well as out of impartiality." ——" Plate sin with gold And the strong lance of Justice, harmless breaks.' &nbsp; Shakspeare. The late proceedings in the (so called) Supreme Court, cannot but alarm every honest man. These outbreaks it would appear are confined to Port Phillip alone, and are managed almost exclusively by Messrs Paynter and a'Beckett. There is more in these seeming out- rages on justice, these violations of equity, than meets the open gaze of the...
MISCELLANEOUS. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 27 June 1849
MISCELLANEOUS. &nbsp; Writing for the Press.—O ye poets and prosers, who aspire to write in the miscellanies, and above all, O ye palpi- tating untried, who meditate the offer of your maiden essays to establish periodi- cals, take care, pray ye take care to cul- tivate a good, plain, bold, round text. Set up Tomkins as well as Pope or Dryden, for a model, and have an eye to your pot-hooks. Some persons hold that the best writers are those who write the best hands, and I have known the conductor of a magazine to be converted by a crabbed M.S. to the same opinion. Of all things, therefore be legible ; and to that end practise penmanship. If you have never learned, take lessons. Be sure to buy the best paper, the best pens, and then sit down and do the best you can ; as schoolboys do put out your tongue and take pains. So shall ye happily escape the rash rejection of a jaded editor; so having got into your hand, it is possible that your head may follow ; and, though last not le...
THE GOLD-SEEKER'S MANUAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 27 June 1849
THE GOLD-SEEKER'S MANUAL. A King's College Professor having come forward with a seasonable work under the above title. Punch begs leave to enter, against the learned professor's volume, his own " Directions for the Diggins." &nbsp; What class ought to start for the Diggins.—Persons who have nothing to lose, except their lives ; and it would be as well they should start without these, if it were possible, as they are not un- likely to lose them in California. Things you should not take with you to the Diggins.—A love of comforts, a taste for civilisation, an appetite, a con- science, a respect for other people's throats and a value for your own. Things you will find useful at the Dig- gins.—A revolving pistol, some know- ledge of treating gun-shot wounds, a toleration of strange bed-fellows, a de- termination to hold your own, and grab at every body else's, and the power of eating, drinking, and wearing gold-dust. &nbsp; The sort of Society you will meet with at the D...
Domestic Intelligence. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 27 June 1849
Domestic Intelligence. Bright Prospects for the Squat- ters.—Mr. Lowe, one of the Members for the City of Sydney, in his admirable speech on the motion for the appoint- ment of a select Committee, to enquire into the management of the Waste Lands of the Crown, delineated the pros- pects of the squatters in the following not over cheering terms ; the Hon. and learned gentleman said:—" The Com- &nbsp; mittee for which he moved might easily devote a portion of their attention to the present state of the squatting system. Much as that question has already been discussed, he did think it was a subject on which a serious reflex might be well directed. He believed, that even now— fruitless as had been all his efforts in that House to expose the monstrous ini- quity which the system involved, that at last many gentlemen belonging to the class of squatters, would awake to the monstrous evil that was about to be inflicted, not only on the country at large, but on themselves. When they...
NOTICE. Superintendent's Office, Melbourne, 23rd June, 1849. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 27 June 1849
NOTICE. Superintendent's Office, &nbsp; Melbourne, 23rd June, 1849. WITH reference to His Excellency the Governor's proclamation of a Sale by Auction, at Melbourne, on Thurs- day, the 28th instant, of certain Town Lots in the Port Phillip District. Notice is hereby given that the following Lots have been withdrawn from the Sale on the above day, viz. Lots 8, 9, 10, 13, 14, 15, 16,17. 58, 59, 60, 61, 68, 69, 70, 71, and 109. C. J. LA TROBE 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 Trobe- street, Melbourne, on Monday the second day of July next, where all persons who have appeals or other business to transact are desired to give their attendance, at 10 o'clock in the forenoon. — Dated this eighteenth day of June, a. d. 1849. HENRY F. GURNER, &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Clerk of the Peace. &nbsp;
EMIGRATION. To the Editor of the Argus. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 27 June 1849
EMIGRATION. To the Editor of the Arus. Mr. Editor.—In my last I ventured to offer some remarks upon the conduct of our home statesmen, in regard to the, (to us Australians at least,) all-import- ant subject of Emigration from our Father land. Since then I have perused a few remarks bearing upon it in the London Times, " the leading journal of Europe," as designated in derision by its opponents, but I rather suspect not without reason : consequently, in pe- rusing the remarks of that paper, I am of opinion, that we may generally, to use a familiar phrase, " see how the wind blows"—and I am sorry to add, that in the essay alluded to, there ap- pears a thinly veiled, almost transparent opposition to the cause, however appa- rently liberal, the language used may be. In the statement referred to, we are told that the total number of Emigrants last year, 1848, from the British Islands, approached very closely, if not com- pletely to 300,000, of which some 20,000 came out to the Australian...