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Original Poetry. SONG. MANY A[?] OUR WORDLY CARES. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 24 October 1848
Original Poetry. &nbsp; SONG. MANY A' OUR WORDLY CARES. Mang a' our warldly cares, &nbsp; An' they're no very few ; &nbsp; An' we a' bae our shares O' tbe auld an' the new, There aften shines a beam, Tho' 'tis but a transient gleam, Frae hope's reviving stream Cheers our hearts up anew. Ilka hour that gangs by In the toil o' the day, &nbsp; Wi' a smile or a sigh Bears some dreamy thought away, O' some future joys in store, Or again 'mang scenes of yore On some far distant shore, In our fancy we stray. But we never heed the cares, An' we never heed the toil ; When tender woman shares, An' rewards wi' a smile Round a' she throws a charm, Maks the cauldrife heart grow warm, An' nerves again the arm That was weary wi' toil. &nbsp; AULD REEKIE.
Colonial Secretary's Office, Sydney, 30th Sept., 1848. TITLE DEEDS.—PORT PHILLIP LANDS. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 24 October 1848
Colonial Secretary's Office, Sydney, 30th Sept., 1848. TITLE DEEDS.-PORT PHILLIP LANDS. THE undermentioned Deeds have been transmitted from this Office to the &nbsp; Surveyor General, to be afterwards des- patched 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 they will be forwarded to the Sub-Treasurer, for de- livery to the respective Grantees, on pay- ment of the established fees thereon, viz : PURCHASES UNDER THE EXISTING REGU- LATIONS. TOWN LOTS. Proclamation of 23rd October, 1847. . Deed dated 13th September, 1848. 1 Edward Gillett, 2 roods, Warrnambool, lot 86 Proclamation of 22nd January, 1848, Deeds dated 2lst August, 1848. 2 David Edgnr, 2 roods, Portland, lot 1 3 Edmund Mood, 2 roods, ditto, lot 2 4 Andrew Rose Cruikshank, 2 roods, ditto lot 6 5 John Leahy, 2 roods, ditto, lot 8 Proclamation of 9lh May, 1848. Deeds dated 25th August, 1848...
Domestic intelligence. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 24 October 1848
Domestic Intelligence. The MANDAMUS CASE.—His Honor the Resident Judge delivered judgment on Satur- day last on the application of Mr. Councillor Smith for a writ of mandamus, commanding the Alderman of Bourke Ward to insert the name of that gentleman on the Burgess Roll of the City. The judgment was against the application, and the summons was dismissed though without costs. The objections raised by the learned counsel for &nbsp; the Alderman as to the prematurity of the appli- cation, and the want of power in the Judge to make the order sought, were overruled by his Honor, on the ground that although the Burgess Roll was not in existence at the time of making the application and would not be until the 22nd instant, the writ applied for need not be made returnable until after that period, and though the order sought, if granted, would not be the order of the Supreme Court until the first day of next term (21st Nov.), still as it was the Resident Judge who was to be applie...
Colonial Secretary's Office, Sydney, 10th September, 1838. POUNDS. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 24 October 1848
Colonial Secretary's Office, Sydney, 10th September, 1838., POUNDS. HIS Excellency the Governor having had under consideration the 36th section of the Impounding Act 4th Wil- liam IV., No. 3, directs it to be notified that in future no remuneration will be allowed out of the funds of Ihe Colony, to any poundkeeper whose yearly fees and profits shall not amount to the sum of ten pounds sterling, and that in no instance will the remuneration granted out of the public funds exceed the sum of ten pounds. By His Excellency's Command, (Signed} E. DRAS THOMSON. Act Governor and Council, 4th Wil, IV., No. 3, section36. " And be it further enacted, that if any poundkeeper shall make it appear to the satisfaction of the majority of the Justices, assembled at the first court of General Quarter Sessions, to be held after the commencement of the year one thousand eight hundred and thirty-five, and of each and every succeeding year nearest to the place where such pound may be situate, that the fe...
Colonial Secretary's Office, Sydney, 29th September, 1848. WESLEYAN CHURCH GRANTS.— PORT PHILLIP DISTRICT. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 24 October 1848
Colonial Secretary's Office, Sydney, 29th September, 1848. WESLEYAN CHURCH GRANTS. &nbsp; PORT PHILLIP DISTRICT. &nbsp; THE descriptions of the following Grants of Land which have been &nbsp; appropriated to the Wesleyans, as here under more particularly mentioned, are published for general information, in order that the parties concerned may have an opportunity of correcting any errors or omissions that may have been made inad- vertently. At the expiration of one month from this date, if no caveat be lodged, or other cause of uncertainty appear, a Deed of Grant of each will be executed in favour of the approved Trustees nominated by the parties interested, viz. : 8, Pentridge, 1, one acre, county of Bourke, parish of Jika Jika, allotment Nos 3 and 4 of section 1 ; bounded on the north by a street of 1 chain wide, being a line bearing east 200 links ; on the east by allotment No 5, being a line bearing south 500 links ; on the south by a street of 150 links w...
The Argus. I am in the place where I am demanded of conscience to speak the truth, and therefore the truth I speak impugn it whoso list." TUESDAY, OCTOBER 24, 1848. THE MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 24 October 1848
The Argus. I am in the place where I am demanded of conscience to speak the truth, and therefore the truth I speak impugn it whoso list." TUESDAY, OCTOBER 24, 1848. THE MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS. The annual municipal elections are now approaching, and we deem it our duty, in consequence, to offer a word of advice to the Burgesses. In determining upon the candidates to be elected it should be borne in mind that the Town Council, (unlike the Legisla- tive Council) is both a Legislative and an Executive body, the duty of making laws and carry those laws into effect devolving upon the same individuals. It is clear, therefore, that the burgesses should en- deavour to have an equal proportion of law-makers and operatives in the Coun- cil, or in other words, of talkers and workers, and there would decidedly be no great harm if the former were left considerably in the minority. Keeping this fact in view as a test of fitness for office, we have only to recom- mend the Burgesses to be guided in mak...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 27 October 1848
DEATH. &nbsp; At Wellington, New Zealand, in September, Colonel William Wakefield, Principal Agent of the New Zealand Company. MARRIED. On the 1st June, at St. Martin's cum Gregory, York, Edward Lennox, son of the late Edward Boyd, Esq., of Merton Hall, Wigtonshire, North &nbsp; &nbsp; Britain, to Georgiana Hannah, youngest daugh- ter of Barnard Hague, Esq., of Micklegate. &nbsp;
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 27 October 1848
PROVISION CONTRACTS. NO satisfactory tender having been íeceived for the supply of provi- sions, forage, &c, for the County of Normanby, including the towns of Port laud, and Belfast Port Fairy, for the year 1849, notice is heieby given that fresh tenders will be received at this office until Satuiday, the 25lh November next, for the supplies for the above localities, under the terms and conditions contained in the notice dated 18th September last, and published in the Port Phillip Go- vernment Gazette, I Superintendent's office, 24th October, 1S48. _C. J. LA TROBE. MELBOURNE LUNATIC ASYLUAi. ÍNDIVIDUALS wishing to see their friends or relations at the Lunatic Asylum, are informed that Monday and Tuesday in every week has been fixed as the days on which patients in that Esta- blishment may be visited; but it must be clearly understood thal no patient can at any time be seen without a written order from the Visiting Medical Officer to the Superintendent of the Asylum. It is f...
The Argus. I am in the place where I am demanded of conscience to speak the truth, and there fore the truth I speak impugn it whoso list." FRIDAY, OCTOBER 27, 1848. OURSELVES. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 27 October 1848
The Argus. I am in the place where I am demanded of conscience to speak the truth, and therefore the truth I speak &nbsp; impugn it whoso list." FRIDAY, OCTOBER 27, 1848. OURSELVES. Yesterday afternoon another disperate effort at the the destruction of the Argus was made in the shape of a seizure of the presses and types under colour of a writ of execution, issued from the Supremee Court, in the case of Moor v. Kerr. The object of the seizure was not the satisfaction of the claim, for the property seized was not the property of the defend- ant, and even Mr. Justice a'Beckett had been forced to acknowledge that it could not be taken in execution for such a debt, but it had oozed out that certain changes in the ownership of the paper, bringing added vigour and a fresh supply of the thews and sinews of war were in progress, and it was thought that a bold stroke, though in open defiance of the law, might secure the grand object in view—the crushing of the paper, and with but com...
THE FRENCH REPUBLIC. (From the Weekly Chronicle, June 26.) [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 27 October 1848
THE FRENCH REPUBLIC. (From the Weekly Chronicle, June 26.) &nbsp; The most interesting feature of the week from Paris is the presentation of the new constitution to the National As- sembly on Tuesday, by M. Marrast, the reporter of the committee appointed to draw it up. It is as follows :— CONSTITUTION OF THE REPUBLIC. RIGHTS OF MAN. In the presence of God, and in the name of the French people, the National Assembly proclaims and decrees the fol- lowing :— Art 1—The duties of man in society &nbsp; are summed up in respect for the consti- tution, in obedience to the laws, in the defence of the country, in the accom- plishment of his family duties, and in the &nbsp; practice of that fraternal maxim—"As &nbsp; ye would that men should do to you, do ye to them likewise." Art 2-—he constitution guarantees to all citizens— Liberty—Equality—Security—In- struction—Labour—Property—Assist- ance. Art 3—Liberty consists in the right of going and coming ; of meeti...
PUBLIC MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 27 October 1848
Public Meeting. &nbsp; A public meeting of parties interested in the formation of a Fire and Marine Insurance Com- pany was held in the Royal Hotel on Wednesday, C. H. Ebden, Esq., in the chair, when the fol- &nbsp; lowing prospectus was agreed to:— &nbsp; That the capital of the Company be One Hundred Thousand Pounds, to be raised by four thou- sand shares of twenty-five pounds each; on which £1 5s per share shall be paid on allot- ment, and the further sum of £1 5s. within six months of the date of the deed. That the management of the Company be vested in twelve Directors, of whom five shall consti- tute a quorum. That the qualification for a Director be the hold- &nbsp; ing of not less than twenty shares. That the Directors shall be elected by ballot, no party being allowed to vote until he has signed the deed, and paid the first instal- ment. That six of the Directors shall retire annually, and that three only of them shall be eligible for re-elec...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 27 October 1848
Tor London Direct, THE A. 1 first class British built ship j BERKS HIRE, John Wnyte, Commander, ii now ready to receive cargo, and will meet with quick des pa'ch, her accommodation for passengers is of the best description. WATSON AND WIGHT. WANTED a female servant. Apply at ths jlrgus Office. PROSPECTUS or TUB "Australia t Felix ¿Benefit Investment and Building' Society,'' Proposed to be established under the Act of Council llth 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 upwards of £2,000,000 sterling, suggested the expediency of endeavouring to legalise their establishment in this Colony, and au Act of Council was accord- ingly obtained during the session of 1847, extending to Building Societies m kew South Wales all the privileges and advantages enjoyed by Institutions of a like nature m the Mother Country. Under the authority of this Act a ...
COMMERCIAL DISTRESS. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 27 October 1848
COMMERCIAL DISTRESS. The secret committee " appointed to inquire into the causes of the recent com- &nbsp; mercial distress, and how far it has been affected by the laws for regulating the issue of Bank notes payable on demand," have agreed to the following (their first) report : — In obedience to the order of the house, your committee have inquired into the mattets referred to them, and, having &nbsp; concluded their investigation so far as relates to England, have thought it ad- visable to report to the house their opi- nion on this branch of the subject, toge- ther with the evidence. To complete the labour intrusted to them, the inquiry must be extended to Scotland and Ireland, and the com- mittee will proceed on this duty without delay. During the period of difficulty, depu- tations from Liverpool and Birmingham had communicated with the govern- ment. Your committee therefore thought it best to commence their inquiry by examining Mr. Hodgson and Mr. Turner from L...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 27 October 1848
JOB PRINTING. Tu» Public *rb respectfully informed, iuat fail îivinting OF ALL KINDS, WILL «H BXl'.CCTEl) AT *hb a» eus office, With neattiiSJ, accuracy, and despatch. The Printer particularly invites attention to his printing oj BOOK-WORK, the whole of his type for that purpose being perfectly new, and conse- quently greatly superior to any other office in Melbourne. POUND-KEEPERS and others requiring the publication of advertisement! in the Govi' .jment Gazette, are rqeuested to J'cwmd their notices, from this date to the A neus Offico, Collins-street, the Gazette feeing now printed at that office. _ _ A BeglBtor of Strayed Cattle, T the request of a number of our subscribers j_ j. we have opened at the Publishing Office of this Journal, a l!&lt;'gistry of Strayed Cattle, with the view of enabling the owners to recover their mi'sing stock at small expense. We have, therefore, to invite settlers who may have strayed cattle on their runs, to furnish to this office a descript...
COUNTRY NEWS. [FROM OUR WARRNAMBOOL CORRESPONDENT.] Warrnambool, Oct. 16, 1848. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 27 October 1848
COUNTRY NEWS. [Ffrom our Warrnambool correspondent.] Warrnambool, Oct. 16, 1848. There is very little business going on here at present, this being an exceed- ingly dull time of the year, therefore there is scarcely anything worth writing about. All the idlers find hangers-on are away to assist at the shearing, which has now commenced all through the length and breadth of the land. To make up for this dull time, I expect the pub- licans and storekeepers will have their hands full in a month or six weeks hence and will then, it is hoped, retrieve their various losses, which are many, I can assure you, even in this little township, for there is very little money, and "tick, tick," is the order of the day, both with high and low, rich and poor. Shearers are rather scarce, and a good price is now given. I have heard of one party offering at the rate of 16s. per 100, but refused. Our gallant little trader the Mary ar- rived to-day, after a quick passage, in proportion to the weather, hav...
Shipping Intelligence. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 27 October 1848
Shipping Intelligence. ARRIVED. October 24—Lochnagar, barque, 380 tons' Dalgarno, commander, from London 8th July.— Passengers—Rev Mr Richardson, Mrs Richard- son and 3 children, Miss Richardson, two Misses Liardet, Dalgarno, Miss Kemp, Mr and Mrs T B Darling, Mr M J Power, Mr Davidson, Dr Miller; steerage—Messrs Horatio Beauchamp, Arthur Beauchamp, James Watson, George Wat- son, Alexander, Ann, John, and Edward M'Kenzie, William Mitchell, John, Mary and John Roycroft, Mary Donohoe, Frederick Clark, Thomas Wood, Thomas and Martha Ware, James Stevenson, Henry Foot, Robert Corner, Henry Hemming, John Nichol, George Watts, Charlotte and George Watts, and D M'Callum. October 24 — Rebecca, schooner, 74 tons, George Stewart, master, from Hobart Town via Geelong. October 24—Diana, schooner, 19 tons, San- tilla, master, from Geelong. October 24—Cascade, schooner, 38 tons, West, master, from Geelong, in ballast. October 25—Swan, brig. 150 tons, Woods, master, from Launceston, Passengers—cabi...
Domestic Intelligence. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 27 October 1848
Domestic intelligence. Our Representative. — Dr. Palmer who was receutly elected one of the representa- tives of the District, has intimated his intention of resigning his trust—the honour, he says, hav- ing been thrust upon him wholly without his &nbsp; knowledge, and without his being able to avail himself of it. Literary Honours.—The University of Oxford has bestowed the honorary degree of &nbsp; D.C.L. on Sir George Arthur, late Governor of &nbsp; &nbsp; Van Diemen's Land. Robbery —On the night of Tuesday last the house of a shoemaker residing in Little Collins-street near the Friend-in-Hand, was en- &nbsp; &nbsp; tered by some person evidently acquainted with the premises, and several pairs of boots were stolen. But for a row which occurred in front of the house, which it is supposed caused the robbers to suspend operations, a much greater loss would have been sustained. Accident.—On Tuesday last an inter- &nbsp; esting li...
ANNUAL MEETING FOR THE LICENSING OF AUCTIONEERS[?] [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 31 October 1848
I ANNUAL MEETING FOR THE LICENSING OF AUCTIONEERS: NOTICE is hereby given, that a meet- ing of the Justices acting in and for Geelong, will be holden at the Police office, Geelong, on Tuesday, the 28th day of November next, for the purpose of taking into consideiation 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 lilli "Vic. No. 16. ALFRED J. EYRE, Clerk of Petty Sessions. Police-office, Geelong, 7th October, 1848.
ANNUAL LICENSING MEETING, UNDER ACT TO REGULATE THE LICENSING OF AUCTIONEERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 31 October 1848
ANNUAL LICENSING MEETING, UNDER. ACT TO REGULATE THE LI- CENSING OF AUCTIONEERS. NOTICE is hereby given, that a general meeting of the Justices in Petty Sessions, acting in and for the District of Alberton, Gipps Land, will be holden at this office, on Tuesday, the 28th day of November next, (being the fourth Tuesday of that month,) for the special purpose of taking into considera- tion all applications for licenses, under the Act. of Council, 11th Vicú No. 16, that may be lodged at this office. All such applications require to be given ' in on or before Tuesday, the 7lh day of the said month of November.. GEO. STEWART, Police Magistrate. Police office Alberton, . 16th October, 1848._
CONVEYANCE OF MAILS IN 1849. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 31 October 1848
CONVEYANCE OF MAILS IN 1849. NO eligible Tenders having been re- ceived for conveyance of the Post office Mails, as "Friom and to Bunnnenyong and Hor- sham, by way of Burn Bank and the Four Posts Inn on the Wimmera; once a week," for the year 1849, in answer to the advertisement from this office, dated 12th September last. Persons dis- posed to contract for providing the same, are invited lo transmit their offers in writing, to this office, by or before twelve o'clock on Monday, the 20th November next, endorsed, " Tender for Conveyance of Mails." The conditions of the contract will be the same as those published in the notice above referred to, and inserted in the Government Gazette of the 13th Septem- ber, and the 4th and 11th October. C. J. LA TROBE. Superintendent's Office, Melbourne, 21st October, 1848.