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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 26 June 1846
For Launceston. II E well known regular trader SWAN, William Curder, commander, will positively _sail for the above port, on Satur- day evening the 27th instant. For freight or pas- sage, apply to l-l. A. SMITH, Flinders-lane. 25th June, 1846. 'WANTED, A STOUT ACTIVE 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 acre» 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. £2 He-ward. LOST OR STRAYED, A DARK brown Horse, rising four years old, from Mr. George Leech, Somerton Inn. on the Sydney Road, on Thursday, the 17th i'istant. Whoever finds and delivers the said horse to Mr. Budd, at the Kinlochewe Inn, or to Mr. G. Leech, of the Somerton Inn, will re- ceive the above reward. DtSCttlPTION. A small white star on the forehead, the two hind feet white, a little white ...
Domestic Intelligence. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 26 June 1846
Domestic Intelligence Another Private Mail.--The arrange- ments for the establishment of a weekly mail from Geelong to Lake Colac and Lake Timboon will be completed in about a fortnight. The distance is about 90 miles, which will be divided into three stages, and accomplished in one day. The mail will be conveyed by Messrs. Beal and Trebeck to &nbsp; the Barwon Inn ; from thence to the Crook and Plaid, Colac, by Mr. Hill ; and the remainder of the distance to the Lake Inn, Timboon, by Mr. Story ; the same order to be observed in the case of the return mails.- Geelong Advertiser. Things Theatrical.-Mr. Councillor Smith has proceeded to Sydney by the Thistle for the purpose of obtaining recruits for his theatrical corps, which is at rather a low ebb at present as regards dramatic talent. THE RING.— One of those disgusting exhibitions—a prize-fight-came off yesterday morning in the bush fronting the Travellers Rest, Collingwood. The combatants were two men known by the respecti...
PHRENOLOGICAL INVESTIGATION. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 26 June 1846
PHRENOLOGICAL INVESTI- GATION. We take the following humorous account | of the visit of Robin Affleck, the hero of j the tale entitled "TheDisruption," lately published, to Mrs. Hamilton, of Edin- burgh, professor of Craniology : "You are rather of a sanguine or san- guine fibrous temperament, I see ;" and, turning to her amanuensis, she directed him to put down sanguine 5, fibrous 4. "I ken," said Hobin, " I have a tem- per o' my ain, but I dinna see boo I can ha'e nine o' them-five o' ae kind and I four o' auither." " Your reflecting organs are less fully developed than those of the knowing and observing faculties." " Organs ! I ne'er was sne hypocon driac as to think I had onything like an organ in my head." " What is meant by an organ in phre- nology is not the musical instrument of that name, but a distinct portion of the brain." " Ou, I see ; may be what ye might ca' whussles rather than organs." " You are remarkably full in the basi- lar region." " The ashiler region ?-that s...
A SONG OF OFFICIAL AFFECTION. (From, the Sydney Morning Herald.) AIR—THE COLONIAL, SECRETARY. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 26 June 1846
A SONG OF OFFICIAL AFFECTION. .(From, the Sydney Morning Herald.) AIR-THE COLONIAL, SECRETARY. I could not calmly sit, and list, Thy faults shown up by tongues profane; I could not bear the scornful jest At fertile follies of thy brain ; For though, dear Lord, thou long hast been To me n source of sad disquiet, , Host led me oft through many a scene Of noisy Legislative riot ; Yet while green tape, and seals were thine, ' I bow'd the knee before thy shrine. i ' ciionus. And now thou art from office gone, To blame thee were unmanly; Then join the pa;an every one, ' In choruss'd praise of Stanley. SOLO-ATTORNEY-GENERAL. ' ' ' Firmest upholder of my law, Against the Council's idle jaw; " ' ' Although on worldly goods to thee, A " Hen" may illegal bo ; 'I!" On my affections, still thy name, ''*' Must hold a " preferable claim," And ne'er will I remain to henr i ' That name the theme of scornful sneer. CHORUS. For though thou art from office gone, ! To blame thee were unmanly ; Then join...
SONG—THE DAYS WHEN I WAS YOUNG. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 26 June 1846
SONG-THE DAYS WHEN I WAS YOUNG. Oh! I remember pleasantly the days when I was young. &nbsp; The warbling birds on every spray their wild notes gaily sung; And every day pass'd bright away without a care or sorrow, And my thoughts and my dreams were of joys of the morrow. And oft I sadly sigh-but, alas! I sigh in , vain, To think that I shall never see such happy days again ; For o'er my head the years have fled like night when day is breaking, And they seem like a dream that fades away on I waking. I've seen the budding flower burst forth in nature's spring, And blossoms all expanding told how Time was on the wing i The summer sun his course has'ruu-the flower was in its pride ; ' But, when came Autumn's surly blast, the flower droop'd and died. Thus 'tis with man ; our youth is like spring - - time of the flower, The summer time is manhood's prime and beauty's brightest hour r With Autumn's wind we surely find our days, grow short in number, And we sink into the grave like ...
IMPOUNDINGS. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 26 June 1846
IMPOUNDINGS. At Sunday Cieek, May 30 -Bnndlesided cow, OC near ribs, IIL conjoined near and off lump, ear marked in both ears, male calf at side, branded OC near ribs, slit in off car, strawberry cow and cilf, sime brands as the above, yellow sided bul- lock, JI over 2, the top of the J like a cross, 3 off rib«, red sided bullock, same brands, red sided bullock, same brands, red cow, D T off rump, like \ oft ribs, half the off ear off, red sided cow, \\ L over fr iear rump, RJ off rump, K) off ribs, blotch oft shoulder, red bullock, white on rump and back, Jl over 2 off rump, like 2 off shouldei, both ears off, and tip off tail, black and white poley cow, supposed CS near rump, bundle sided bullock, same brands. If not claimed, will be sold on the 26th June At Melbourne, June 22, 1846-One bay geld ing, black points, i star on the forehead, switch 1 till, the shoulders tore from the collar, «¡finds about 16 hands hi»h, off shoulder JN conjoined if not claimed, to be sold on the 16th ...
To the Editor of the Melbourne Argus. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 26 June 1846
To tft« Editor of the Melbourne Argus. Sin-I have been much disappointed by not seeing ia any of the local journals the valuable and interesting paper-for such I am informed is its character which was read on Wednesday evening of last week, by William Hull, Esq., J. P., before the members of the Mecha- nics' Institution. I had fully intended being present on that occasion, but was prevented by the inclemency of the weather ; and 1 have no doubt there is a number of persons that were similarly circumstanced, who are equally disappointed with myself in not having seen the paper in priut. Any thing that is calculated to throw light upon the obscure origin of the abo- rigines of this country, or to afford other information respecting them, cannot fail, one would think, to prove deeply inte- resting to persons of every class ; I do hope, therefore, that Mr. Hull may yet disseminate, in a more general form, the important information which it must have cost him no little pains to collect. ...
Shipping Intelligence. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 26 June 1846
StfopfoB Intelligence. ARRIVED. June 24.-Swan, brig, 140 tons, Carder, mai- ler, from Launceston. Passengers-Mr. and Mrs. Budds and two children, Messrs. Harvey, James Moore, W. Shelden, Miss M. Kelly, Miss C. " Kelly, and Mr. Mathison. II. A. Smith, agent. June 24. - Joseph Cripps, schooner, - tons, from Hobart Town. June 25-David, schooner, 67 tons, Bowden, master, from Hobart Town. Passengers-86 in the steerage. Ufe©" A schooner in sight at sun set. CLEARED OUT. June 24.-Thistle, steamer, Mulhall, master, for Sydney. Passengers - Captain. Mayne, Messrs. James Reid, Jame9 Noakes, Fisher, Coleman, J. T. Smith, D. Blair, F. Mulhall, J. Wall, and daughter, W. Reid, and Henry Campbell. .June 24.-Christina, brig, Saunders, master, for Sydney. Passengers-Messrs, J. W. Got treux, B. Thdmson, A. Innes, Templar and Atkinson 5 steerage-J. Stewart, Mr. Lucas, wife and son, and Mrs. Stanley. June 25-Ellen and Elizabeth, schooner, for Port Fairy and Portlund. Passengers-Mr. Smith, Mr. and Mrs....
PROCLAMATION. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 26 June 1846
PROCLAMATION. By his Excellency Sir George Gipps, Knight, Captain General and Governor-in-Chief of the Territory of New South Wales and its Dependencies, and Vice-Admiral of the same, &c. &nbsp; WHEREAS by a certain Act of the Impe- rial Parliament of Great Britain and Ire- land, passed in the fifth and sixth years of the reign of her most gracious Majesty Queen Victo- ria, intituled, " An Act for the government of New South Wales and Van Diemen's Land," it was amongst other things enacted that it should be lawful for the Governor of New South Wales to prorogue the Legislative Council thereof from time to time, and dissolve the same, by proclama- tion or otherwise, whenever he should deem it expedient; and whereas it is expedient to pro- rogue the said Legislative Council for the period hereinafter mentioned : Now, I, Sir George Gipps, Knight, the Governor aforesaid, do here- by, in pursuance of the power and authority so in me vested, prorogue the said Legislative C...
To the Editor of the Melbourne Argus. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 30 June 1846
To the Editor of the Melbourne Argus. Sin,-The Duke of Wellington risked hif re- putation by declaring " County Meetings to be a farce." One of the greatest farces that was ever enacted in this line was that performed at the Royal Hotel on Wednesday last, said to be a meeting of the inhabitants of Melbourne, lat. Because, excepting through an advertise- ment in the Argus, no publicity was given to it. 2nd. That only twenty-four penons were pre- sent, including two or three gentlemen con- nected with the press. 3rd. That the requisition was for a specific pur- pose, whereas the matters discussed were, in a great measure, irrelevant. 4th. Because his Worship the Mayor as Chair- man imparted to, instead of received the sense of, the meeting. 5th. Because, as the representative of her Ma- jesty, Sir George Gipps is at least entitled to public respect, whereas the result of the meet- ing was an uncalled for and impolitic insult to the Governor; a stultification of its own pre- tended obj...
Court of Requests, FOR THE COUNTY OF BOURKE. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 30 June 1846
Court of Requests, FOR lilt COUNTY OF DOUllKC. NOTICE is hereby given that the Court of Requests foi this County will be holden m 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 foicnoou. Plaints must be delivered nt the office of the Registrar on or before Saturday, the 27 th day of June instant. Defences or sets-off 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 presenbed by the late Rules of Court. üy order of the Commissioner, J. S. GRIFFIN, Registrar. Melbourne, i 5th June, 1846. 5 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...
Colonial Secretary's Office Sydney, 1st June', 1846. Title Deeds-Fort Phillip Land. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 30 June 1846
Colonial Secretary's Office Sydney, 1st June', 1846. Title Deeds-Fort Phillip Land THE undermentioned Deeds have been trans muted from this Office to the Survevo- Ge- neral, to be afterwards despatched to theDemitv Registrar, Melbourne, for' enrolment inS píeme Court Port Phillip, under the provisions of the Act of the Governor and Council" 5th VTe- tona No 21, when they will he forwardedI to the Sub lreasurer for delivery to the Grantee on payment of the established lees thereofT! PURCHASLS Or LAND. Proclamation of 19th February, 1846. Deeds dated 21st May, 1846. 1. Joseph Anderson, 10 acres, Bourke, lot 2 > ~ d.°: _ 10 ««s, do. lot 3 By his Excellency's command, E. DEAS THOMSON.
Colonial Secretary's Office, Sydney, 1st June, 1846. mounted Police. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 30 June 1846
Colonial Secretary's Office, Sydney, 1st June, 1846. mounted Police. HIS Excellency the Governor has been pleased to direct the re-publication of the following Notice relative to the manner in which the Mounted Police is required to act in connection with the Civil Police. By his Excellency's Command, E.'DEAS THOMSON. Colonial Secretary's Office, Sydney, 2nd November, 1840. mounted Police. IT having appeared, on different occasions, that the rule is not perfectly understood under which the Mounted Police are required to act in connection with the Civil Police, his Excellency the Governor directs it to be notified for the information and guidance of the Magis- trates and the Officers of the Mounted Police, that, although the Mounted Police ure subject to Military discipline, they form a part of the Civil Police of the Colony ; and that all Mounted 'Policemen, when not under the immediate command of one of their Commissioned Officers, are bound to obey the orders of a Civil Ma- gistra...
IMPORTANT NEWS FROM CANTON. (From the Sydney Australian.) [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 30 June 1846
IMPORTANT NEWS FROM CANTON. (From the Sydney Australian.) Under the above heading, we find the following innouncement of the opening, forthwith, of the gates of Canton to British enterprise, in the Ti tend of China of the 17th January - We have been favoured with the perusal of a ktter from the provincial city, dated the 14th January It states that a chop h iib been issued, announcing thut the city will be opened to foreigners the indemnity money paid, and Chu san evacuated immediately The lower oidcrs continue opposed to opening the gates of the city, and the more respectable class aie eagei in their enquiries as to the inten- tions of Sir~\fo'in Davis in the event of not or disturbance 1 he same paper observes " W c would express our regret at hearing that so many merchants are abandoning Hongkong entirely Since the first of the month two firms have given up then establishments in this colony , other two, of old standing, have also determined to leave the colony, and others are he...
INTER-COLONIAL TRADE. (From the Sydney Morning Herald.) [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 30 June 1846
INTER-COLONIAL TRADE. (From the Sydney Morning Herald.) Some considerable time since Lord Stanley di- rected the Governor not to give liis ncsent to any Bill which would impose differential duties in favour of, or adverse to, any Britisli colony. At the time when the despatch was first published^ many of the colonists thought it was an inter- ference with freedom of legislation, but we con tended, nnd we think showed satisfactorily, tha it was strictly constitutional, that it was in fact essential, that the Imperial Government shouldt have and exercise the power of regulating the external trad« of the colonies. This principle was admitted by the Legislature, and the duties im- posed in Sydney are the same, whether the article imported is the produce of Van Diemen's Land or Western Australia. Lord Stanley's letter was a circular to all the colonies, and was of course sent to Van Diemen's Land, although it has not yet been acuted upon. In that colony it appears that hitherto the produ...
Tenders for the supply of Provisions. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 30 June 1846
Tenders for the supply of Pro- visions. THE contiactor for the supply of Provision«, Torage, &c , for the Colonial service in the County of Normanby, including the town of Portland, Mount Lcleisley aad Port 1 airy, hav- ing, according to agreement, given three months notice that his couti act will cease on the 30th of September next Notice is hereby given that lenders will be received at this Whee, until 12 o elotk on lnday, the dist of July next for fur- nishing the required supplies from 1st October to the 31st December, 1846 Hie particulars of the supplies and the condi tions relating to them, aie specified in the notice from this office, dated 24th Septembei, 1845, and published m the Melbourne Government Ga.ette 1 he Tenders are to be deposited in a box marked " 1 enders, at the western entrance of the Go vernment Offices, to be sealed and endorsed " lenders lor Provisions ' C. J. LA TROBE. Superintendents Office, 20th June, 1346.
PORT PHILLIP GOVERNMENT GAZETTE. Despatch of Overland Mail. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 30 June 1846
"ÏOitf PHILI/IP OOVIiRWMENT GAZETTE. 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, ¡it hull-past four o'clock, p.m., instead of five, ns at present. Letters for Sydney will be received up to five minutes of the time1 of despatch. S. J. USSHER, ' Acting: Postmaster. Post Office, Melbourne, 14th May, 1846.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 30 June 1846
, JOB PRINTING. Ttit PUDLIC AIIE RESPECTFULLY INFORMED, THAT OF ALL KINDS, WILL BKBXKCUTED AT THE MELBOURNE ARGUS OFFICE, With neatness, 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,
Colonial Secretary's Office, Sydney, 26th May, 1846. IMMIGRATION. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 30 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 ol 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 afford to such children, out of the Public Fund», the means of rejoining their parents :-Notice is hereby given, that upplu-a tion for free passages for his or her children will he 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. IjThe applications are to be addressed to the .Agent for Immigration, at Sydney, or to His Honor the Superintendent...