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THE AGRARIAN INSURRECTION. (From the Britannia, Feb. 14.) [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 3 July 1846
THE AGRARIAN INSURRECTION. (Ft oin the Butanma, Feb. 14.,) The numerous reports of attacks on houses and Tobberies of arms, accom- panied by assaults and attempts to murder, that daily arrive from the southern and western counties of Ireland, are more than sufficient to warrant the ministry in demanding ample powers from the Legislature for the suppression of crime. lu the county of Clure the midnight legislators commit outrage with impunity. We learn that near Quin, in that county, an unfortunate man named Menny, who had taken a farm from which the previous holder had been evicted, was shot dead on Friday week, and the nssasshs re- main unknown. The Dublin correspon- dent of the Times thus concludes an ac- count of a very ordinary class of out- rage : " After beating the immates, accord- ing to the usual practice, one of the party fired at and dangerously wounded a man named Anthony Douellan, a servant at one of the houses subjected to the domi- ciliary visits of these lawless misc...
FASHIONS FOR FEBRUARY. (From the London and Paris Ladies' Magazine of Fashion.) [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 3 July 1846
FASHIONS FOR FEBRUARY. (From tile London and Paus Ladies' Magazine of Fashion.) Dresses continue to be the made with high bodies ; no others seem admissible. Some are with basquines, and a little jacket behind ; others are with branden bourgs à la ciarme, and have little pattes of velvet ; others are of the waistcoat make, with jackets « la catalane, con- sisting of small square pieces laid one on the other. In lull dress, lace flounces are fashionable, with berthes to match ; j when the corsages are not drapés, a style ] much in favour this season, the sleeves i are still short and much trimmed ; the gloves also continue short, and generally ornamented with lace or ribbon. Brace- lets are very fashionable. Gimp is uni- versally worn even on ball dresses. The colour bouton d'or has been much worn in Paris ; also very pale blue and green, with ornaments in diamonds ; the skirts for dress are made to train a little, unless for dancing ; double and triple skirts are again in favour, an...
Government Notice. The Chief Protector of Aborigines. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 3 July 1846
Government Notice. The Chief Protector of Aborigines. AS no intelligence of the above officer, whe- ther official or otherwise, has been received at this office, since the time of his departure from Melbourne, ostensibly on one of his periodical visits to the tribes within the Port Phillip district, some time about the 24th of March last, the Su- perintendent would feel himself indebted to any resident of the District who would intimate, by a communication addressed to this office, where the above officer may have been recently seen, and what he proposed doing This inquiry is made for considerations wholly unconnected with any fears respecting the Chief Protector's personal safety, of which, wherever he may be, no reasonable doubt whatsoever is entertained. C. J. LA TROBE. Superintendent's Office, 1st July, 1846.
STATE OF TAHITI. (From the Sydney Morning Herald.) [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 3 July 1846
STATE OF TAHITI. (From the Sydney Morning Herald.") We have received letters from several correspondents at Tahiti, from which we learn that the state of affairs there is daily becoming more distressing. The natives are in possession of nearly the whole of the island, and the French are confined to a narrow slip of land at Pa piete, and a small island in the bay. Queen Pomare has given her final and decisive answer .. she will never return to Tahiti while the French remain there. British subjpcts are daily exposed to the grossest insults, and there is a decided conviction on their minds, that the pre- sence of Captain Hamond, of H. M. S. Salamanuer, is quite useless to them ; that he acts more like a Frenchman than an Englishman. All the French men-of war in the South Seas had assembled at Papiete, and it was supposed that an im- mediate attack upon the natives was in- tended.
GEELONG IMMIGRATION SOCIETY. (From the Geelong Advertiser, July 1.) [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 3 July 1846
GEELONG IMMIGRATION SOCIETY. (From the Geelong Advertiser, July 1.) The General Meeting of the Members of the Geelong Immigration Society was held on Mon- day last, pursuant to advertisement, when a large &nbsp; attendance of members took place The announcement of the formation of a Com- mittee at Port Fairy, who were anxious to co- operate with the Geelong Society, was one of the most satisfactory features of the meeting At the hiour appointed, Mr George Russell, the President 0f the Society, took the chair, and stated that the object for which the present meet- ing was called, was to take into consideration the &nbsp; expediency of doubling the amount of the sub- scription payable for the present year, so as to enable the Society to mtroduce a sufficient num- ber of immigrants to meet not only the present but also the anticipated demand for labour at the approaching shearing seuson, and after having read the advertisement convening the meeting, briefly stated the a...
PORT PHILLIP GOVERNMENT GAZETTE. Despatch of Overland Mail. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 3 July 1846
POET PHILLIP (»OVllSMHENT GAZETTE. Despatch of Overland Mail. "J^TOTICE is hereby given, that from and 'J. 1 after Friday next, the 22nd instant, the Mail for Sydney will be despatched from Mel- bourne, during the winter season, at half-pust four o'clock, p.m., instead of five, ns at present. Letters forJ Sydney will be leceived up to five minutes of the timo of despatch. J. LSSHER, Acting Postmaster. Feit Office, Melbourno, . 14th. May, 1846.
Colonial Secretary's Office, Sydney, 26th May, 1846. IMMIGRATION. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 3 July 1846
Colonial Secretary's Office, Sydney, 26th May, 1846. IMMIGRATION. ^njTHEREAS under the system of Bounty lyif Emigration which continued in operation i until > the end of the year 1041, many married couples are represented to have emigrated to this colony without their children, in consequence of their inability to pay the gums 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 Punds, the means of rejoining their parents :-Notice is hereby given, that applica- tion for free passages for his or her children will .bereceived from any Bounty Immigiant 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 iBoard either at Sydney or Melbourne, as one of k married couple. The applications arc to be addressed to the Agent for Immigration, at Sydney, or to His 'Honor (...
THE TWO FORTY-FIVES. A DRAMATIC SCENE. DRAMATIS PERSON[?]E. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 3 July 1846
THE TWO FORTY-FIVES. A DRAMATIC SCENE. DRAMATIS PERSONiE. Seventeen Forty-five.-A rebellious old gentleman. Eighteen For ty-five.-A modern gentle tleman, his grandson. Scene-The Past. Enter 1845. (Years walking about.) Seventeen Forty-five-Welcome among us. Allow me to introduce you to a few of the family.-(Aside.) Remarkable years, very. 1776, let me introduce 1845.-(Sotto voce.) Year of the de- claration of American Independence-a headstrong rogue, not quite so bad as 1/S9 though, yonder-the year with the red cap on his head, and that copy of the " Rights of Man" sticking out of his pocket. Don't nllude to France before him-a dead cut between him and 1830, that long haired fellow with " glorious three days" on his hat, and " Reform Bill" in large letters on the placard he carries in his hand. Eighteen Forty-five.-A very odd looking set ! Perfect guys in the matter of dress ! Seventeen Forty-five.-Revolutionär}*, most of them, in their notions. I pre- fer civil war myself. I'm the ...
Shipping Intelligence. CLEARED OUT. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 3 July 1846
Shipping Intelligence. CLEARED OUT. June 30.-Swan, brig, Captain Carder, for Launceston. Passengers - Mrs. Patterson, Messrs. Weston, Smith; Kowanzic, and Ritchie. SAILED. July 1.-Swan, for Launceston. EXPORTS. June 30.-Swan, for Launceston-1 caseshirts, 2 casks beef, 400 sheep, 10 bullocks. ARRIVALs at Sydney.- June 23- Ganges, ship, from London, 26th February; Augustus, barque, from Hobart Town ; Coquette, schooner, from Port Phillip; Lowestoft, schooner, from Port Fairy; June 24-Adelaide, brig, from New Zealand; William the Fourth, steamer, from the Clarence River ; Phoebe, schooner, from Port &nbsp; Phillip; June 25 - Martha and Elizabeth, schooner, from Circular Head ; Agincourt, barque, from the Downs, 8th March ; China, ship, from Hobart Town. DEPARTURES from Sydney.-June 23.-Go- vernor, brig, for Launceston ; Brougham, barque, for the South Sea Fishery; June 24-London, barque, for Port Nicholson ; Tamar, steamer, for Moreton Bay ; June 25- Samuel Boddington, barque, ...
PRICE CURRENT, MELBOURNE. JULY 2ND, 1846. IMPORTS. IN EXTENSIVE AND REGULAR DEMAND. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 3 July 1846
PRICE CURRENT, MELBOURNE. July 2nd, 1846. . IMPORTS. IN EXTENSIVE AND REGULAI! PEMAN». £ i. i Rum, JJ. P., 10 a. p, .gallon 0 6 Brandy, Mariell's, ".7j. to 0 & Ale, in bottle. Dunbar's .doten 0 10 Alltopp's, ". 0 11 Other bandi. OH Ale in bulk. Bow .hogshead None' Alsopp's . " None Other brands. " 5 0 Stout in bottle. Dunbar'* .«.dosen 0 10 Other brands." OH Stout in bulk. Taylor's .hogshead None Other brands. None Tea, Hysonskin. chest A 4 Congou . " 5 io Rice, good ordinary." 0 0 1 Salt, Liverpool,coarse, ton . 3 10 Sugar, Ration. Mauritius .ton 22 0 Manilla." 21 0 Java 21 0 Barret's.lb 0 1 Other brands. " 0 0 Cigar*, in tond. Manilla, No. 3 . 1000 3 15 " 4. ., 2 5 Woolpacks, hemp .each 0 4 Sacks, 3 bushels, .',, 0 2 Gunny Bags. 0 0 Tom, .lb. 0 1 Hemp,." 0 1 Iron, rod and har, . ton 14 0 Deals, 9 inch ..foot 0 0 ,. 11 ,. » 0 0 Window glass, assorted *,.. 100/i, aver. 3 15 IN CONSIDERADLE DEMAND. Geneva, in bottle, duty paid, first qpality. 4 gallon .com 3 0 0 2 " . " ino. ...
PROCLAMATION. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 3 July 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. &c. HE REAS 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, ï, 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 Counc...
EVENING. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 3 July 1846
EVENING. 'Tis evening, and the sombre shades O'er hills and valleys spread ; And warblers of the woods and glades, Have to their covert fled. Alone, in musing mood, I gaze On heaven, earth, the sea ; O'er which the sunset's golden rays, Have shed their brilliancy. Ah me! how beautifully bright, In richest purple drest, Glow yonder clouds of crimson-white, Far in the blushing west. Time and distance shadows throw, O'er many a scene like this ; And I have felt, though not as now, An hour of purer bliss. The morn of life-the memory Of earlier hopes and fears, As in a dream I faintly see, Through the dark dim mist of years. &nbsp; And fancy, still a form portrays, Who wander'd by my side ; And oft with me, in happier days, Has met at eventide. Enough, enough-no more to me, Through scented mead to stray, Or with her by the trysting tree Commune till parting day. Yet, oh ! through all life's after years, The light of early days Illumes the winding vale of tears, &nbsp; Lik...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 3 July 1846
MARRIED, By special license, at Saint Bartholomew's Church, Prospect, on the 22nd instant, by the Rev. John Troughton, George, second son of Fergus Langley, Esq., J.P., of Lickfinn, in the county of Tipperary, Ireland, to Sarah Maria, youngest daughter of William Lawson, Esq., M.C., Veteran Hall, Prospect.
Domestic Intelligence. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 3 July 1846
Btmufític ïîttcllirjcnce. Mercantile.-The Supreme Court at Sydney, has annulled the certificate in insolvency granted by the Chief Commissioner there to Mr. John Terry Hughes, of the late firm of Hughes and Hosking, und ordered it to be " entirely withheld." Racing -We find in a Sydney sport- ing journal entitled Belt's Life in Sydney, the following remarks on the subject of the running of " Petrel" at the Homebush Races, from the pen of " A Port Philhppian " The writer boys " Now that the ' chaff and ' laugh' of the Syd- ney newspapers and people have duly gone their rounds, about the Port Phillip horse Petrel, it would not be out of place to enlighten the would be knowing sportsmen of the Middle District as to how the horse was easily beaten. Like all other great events when ended, the pseudo turfites suddenly cut their eye teeth, and loudly exclaimed that each individual knew that Petrel would not stand a shadow of a chance with any of the Sydney boises-from the ' counter jumper'...
To the Editor of the Melbourne Argus. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 7 July 1846
To the Editor of the Melbourne Argus. Sin-That relic of a barbarous and feudal age -duelling-has within the last few years had the pall put upon its existeucc among military and naval men, and the best class of civilians. All the Sovereigns in Lurope having by their own express will and power, or by legislative enact-1 ment, provided stringent measures against duel- ling, it is no longer the custom of men of real honor ; and the only persons who now resort to it for the adjustment of quarrels, are (generally) men in a great measure destitute of the tear of the lan s of God, or respect for those of man. How lamentable is it, therefore, to record that in this Colony of Port Phillip not only men of rank and station, but individuals swoin to pre- serve the public peace, have in two or three in- stances, within n few days past, been found re- sorting to this (now) disgraceful and illegal mode of obtaining satisfaction for real or presumed in- juries, when by reference to competent gentle...
Public Notice? THE SUPERINTENDENT OF PORT PHILLIP. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 7 July 1846
Public Notice T THE SUPERINTENDENT OF PORT PHILLIP. AS there is no instance on record of the above Officer having done any thing, whether officially or otherwise, since he arrived in the Distric:, in September 1039; tile undersigned would feel himself greatly indebted to any resi- dent of the District who would intimate by a communication addressed to this Office, any in- stance of the above Officer having done tiny work beyond receiving his pay monthly from the Treasury. This inquiry is made for considerations wholly unconnected with any apprehension respecting the Superintendent's own estimate of his services, that he places a high value upon them no reason- able doubt whatsoever is entertained. C. J. LA PUNCH. La Punch's Office, 1st July, 1846. [The official referred to has been wonderfully efficient in hoarding up the moneys voted by the Legislature for public improvements in the pro- vince, but beyond this our never sleeping hundred eyes have been unable to discover any service...
Colonial Secretary's Office, Sydney, 1st June, 1846. Title Deeds—Port Phillip Land. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 7 July 1846
Colonial Secretary's Office, Sydney, 1st June, 1846. Title Deeds-Port Phillip x,and, rw^HE undermentioned Deeds have been trans X mitted from this Office to the Surveyor Ge- neral, to be afterwards despatched to the Deputy Hegistrar, Melbourne, for enrolment in the Su- preme Court, Port Phillip, under the provisions ol the Act ol the Governor and Council, 5th Vic- toria, No. 21, when they will be forwarded to the Sub Treasurer for delivery to the Grantee on payment of the established fees thereon, viz. :' PURCHASES OF LAND. Proclamation of 19th February, 1846. Deeds dated 21st May, 1846. 1. Joseph Anderson, 10 acres, Bourke, lot 2 *> do. 10 acres, do. lot 3 By his Excellency's command, E. DEAS THOMSON.
Court of Requests, FOR THE COUNTY OF BOURKE. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 7 July 1846
Court of Requests, ron 'mc COUNTY or BOURKE. OTICE is hereby given that the Court of Requests for this County will be holden in 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 forenoon, Plaints must bo delivered at the office of the Registrar on or before Saturday, the 27th 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 nnme and residence of plaintifT and defendant written thereon. In defended cases the plea of defence, or notice of set-off, must be in accordance with the forms presciibed by the late Rules of Court. N By order of the Commissioner, J. S. GRIFFIN, Registrar. Melbourne, i 5th June, 1846. j Port Master's Office, Sydney, 4th June, 1846. IT being necessary to remove the Floating Light Vessel horn the Sow and Pigs for some tem- porary repair,her place will be supplied in the i...
Colonial Secretary's Office, Sydney, 1st June, 1846. Mounted Police. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 7 July 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 tin 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 Pohco are required to act in connection with the Civil Police, his Excellency the Governor diiects 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 are 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- gi...
THE COLONY TO THE NORTHWARD. (From the Sydney Morning Herald.) [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 7 July 1846
THE COLONY TO THE NORTHWARD. I (From the Sydney Morning Herald.) IN some remaiks made by Lord Stanley in the House of Lords on the îrd March, tn reply to the allée;-lions in the petition from Van Diemen ¡> Land, his Lordship said " The Go\eminent had thought it advisable that an additional colony should be founded to the north of the existing colony ot New South Wales, beyond the limits which had been guaianteed to that colony, and yet nut too near the tropics to lender it unhealthy , to which it was contemplated that convicts «ho had gone through a certain portion of then punish- ment in Van Diemen's Land, and who had aimed at a ceitain stage of ponai UKiplmet sh)uld be sent, where they would be enabled to fand employment and partake of those advantages which their proxirnit) to New So ith Wales would gne " The limit guaiantccd to this Colony ty the Act of Parliament is the twenty-sixth decree of south latitude, which is about one hundred miles north of Moreton Bay, so that we m...