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IRELAND. THE ANTICIPATED OUTBREAK. (From the Times Reporter) Kilkenny, 3 P.M., July 28. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 11 November 1848
IRELAND. THE ANTICIPATED OUTBREAK. (From the Times Reporter ) Kilkenny, 3 p.m., July 28. I have just received private informa- tion, which I fully believe to be authen- tic, and which places beyond a doubt, if it is so, that the rebellion so long threat- ened, and which has created such in- tense alarm, has at last broken out. I copy extracts from my correspondent's letter, which are very characteristic of the country in which he lives, and, sad to say, the times also. It commences thus : " Callan, Thursday, noon. " Judge for yourself,—who went to Killaloe to see his family, has just re- turned. — told him that she had received a letter from her sister in Bal- lingany, written at 9 o'clock this morn- ing ; that thousands were there assem- bled, with fifes and drums; and last, not least, arms of all descriptions ; that Smith O'Brien was with them (I find no men- tion of Meagher, or Dillon—have they 'levanted?') that O'Brien intended changing his course from that to Urling- ford. She ...
BRIBERY AND CORRUPTION. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 14 November 1848
BRIBERY AND CORRUPTION. We have still a few words to offer on the case which has lately figured so often be- fore the public, under the above heading. It is a case of too great importance, and has excited too much interest in the public mind, to be passed over slightingly.—The revelations it has led to, throw too bright a light upon the past, and are too pregnant with serious warning for the fiuture, to require only the brief and cursory notice which we have hitherto bestowed upon them ; we shall, therefore, return to the subject in our next.
Select Poetry. TO THE PROTESTANTS OF IRELAND [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 14 November 1848
Select Poetry. &nbsp; &nbsp; TO THE PROTESTANTS OF IRELAND. When treason threatens Church and State, And traitors false upbraid, And bigots blind, with plume elate, Their deadly slander aid, Shall churchmen slumber at their post, In shameful apathy ? Shall freemen fear a clamorous host, Or cringe to tyranny ? &nbsp; No—let their potent voice be raised Throughout this slumbering land, &nbsp; 'Twill wake the pride of former days— 'Twill rouse a mighty band— 'Twill summon in resistless power The fearless and the brave; Oppose to threatening storms that lower The spirit of the age. 'Twill teach those traitors false who dare To quench our altar's light, That truth's bright beacon blazeth there, No earthly power shall blight. We need not wield the warrior's sword, To win us victory, Where reigns the spirit of the Lord, There reigneth liberty. Up, freemen, up ! the stars that shone Some centuries ago, Unclouded still shall guide us on To glory here below. Up...
FIRE AND MARINE INSURANCE COMPANY. To the Inhabitants of Geelong, Portland, Port Fairy, and their vicinities. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 14 November 1848
FIRE AND MARINE INSURANCE COMPANY. To the Inhabitants of Geelong, Portland, Port Fairy, and their vicinities. Allow me through the medium of the Argus newspaper to address you on a subject of great importance to us all, from the largest merchant to the hum- blest shopkeeper, agriculturalists, and all. On a superficial view it may appear to many that you are above the reach of any injury arising from the absence or want of a local Fire Insurance Company, but I think that very little argument will convince you to the contrary, and further that many of you, who thin yourselves the most secure, and least in want of it, are really and truly, in the greatest need. I grant that you who have large premises and property, and have large connections, may find but comparative difficulty in getting your premises and goods insured, and therefore do not care very much whether you insure in a foreign or a local office, although this ought not so to be ; but to a great part of the inhabitants of our...
TO THE COLONISTS OF AUSTRALIA FELIX. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 14 November 1848
TO THE COLONISTS OF AUSTRA- LIA FELIX. Cease squabbling about election and non-election, ye denizens of this Heaven favoured country, and boldly take a higher stand—firmly demand your rights and if denied them, following the patriotic ex- ample of America throw down the gaunt- let at once to your robbers and oppressors. True ! we are few in numbers compared with the Americans at the time they achieved their independence ; but the distance of the two countries from Eng- land makes the difference of five to one in our favour (i. e.) in the transit of troops, &c.—bear this in mind and fear not the results. England might lay some claim to the American Colonies, on the score of ex- penses borne by her in founding and supporting them, but what support or protection I would ask, has this country ever derived from the parent state ? None ! Her onward progress has been re- tarded, and her inhabitants brought to the brink of ruin through the spoliation and robbery they have suffered t...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 14 November 1848
MARRIED. On the 11th instant, by Special License, by the Rev. —Hetherington, Mr. William Burnett, &nbsp; Jeweller, of this City, to Louisa, second daughter of the late Captain Gillber, of Standon Hall, &nbsp; &nbsp; Berkshire. On Tuesday, the 10th October, at St. Paul's Church, Auckland, by the Rev. J. F. Churton, James, youngest son of the late Edward Boyd, Esq., of Merton Hall, Wigtonshire, N.B., to Elizabeth, relict of William Parsons, Esq., H.E.I.C. S., and only daughter of Major Gray, &nbsp; commanding the Royal New Zealand Fencibles. DIED. At the Merri Creek, on the 11th instant, Mrs. Jane Macintosh, wife of William Macintosh, Esq., late of Millbank, Nairnshire, N. B., and daughter of the late Alexander Gallaway, Esq., &nbsp; &nbsp; of Borrow Meadow and Larkfield, Stirling- shire.
TO THE REV. JAMES FORBES. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 14 November 1848
TO THE REV. JAMES FORBES. Sir,—In fulfilment of my promise to you in my former letter, I now bring un- der your consideration the terms and provisions of the covenant of circumci- sion, established with the Patriarch Abra- ham, and recorded in the seventeenth chapter of the book of Genesis, "And when Abram was ninety years old and nine, the lord appeared to Abram and said unto him, I am the Al- mighty God, walk before me and be thou perfect. And I will make my covenant between me and thee, and will multiply thee exceedingly. And Abram fell on his face ; and God talked with him say- ing as for me behold my covenant is with thee, and thou shalt be a father of many nations. Neither shall thy name any more be called Abram, but thy name shall be Abraham, for a father of many nations have I made thee. And I will make thee exceeding fruitful, and I will make nations of thee, and Kings shall come out of thee. And I will establish my covenant between me and thee, and thy seed after thee, and...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 14 November 1848
AMPOÜNDED at Bacchus Marsh Pound Oct. 22d, 1818 1 bay horse, black points, saddle marked, w near shoulder, J off side neck co 1 grey horse, off fore fetlock joint cal- loused, short switch tail, C off* shoul- der, like Q near shoulder, white in face If not claimed and expenses paid on or before the 16th day of November, to be sold at the pound according Act of Council, WM. CROOK, 5s Poundkeeper, Colonial Secretary's Office, Sydney, 1st November, 1848. CROWN LANDS BEYOND THE SETTLED DISTRICTS. CAVEATS. HIS Excellency the Governor deems it necessary to desire that all per- sons lodging Caveats at this Office against the issue of Leases of Crown Land beyond Lhe Settled Districts will observe the fol- lowing particulars, viz.: 1st.-Each Caveat should state specifically the nature and extent (with reference to recognised boundaries or natural fea- tures) of the alleged encroachment, as required by the Regulation of 7th Oc- tober, 1847. 2nd.-Whenever any person has occasion to dispute the...
ENGLISH NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 14 November 1848
ENGLISH NEWS. Since the publication of our Extraordi- nary, on Saturday, we have given con- siderable attention to the intelligence received by the Nelson, but we find no- thing which calls for particular remark at our hands. The Society for the Promotion of Colo- nization held a meeting at the Hanover Square Rooms, on the 11th July, the Earl of Harrington in the chair, at which Mr. Cunningham and the Reverend Dr. Lang were present, and took part in the pro- ceedings. &nbsp; Mr. Chisholm Anstey's further Roman Catholic Relief Bill has been thrown out, in the House of Lords, by a majority of forty-seven. The Bill for enabling the Free Church of Scotland to obtain Sites for Churches, has been thrown out, in the House of Lords, by a majority of thirty-nine. In the House of Commons, on the 21st July, the following conversation took place:— &nbsp; Mr. Hume begged to put the question, of which he had given notice, whether the colonists at the Cape, at Van Diemen's Land, an...
Domestic Intelligence. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 14 November 1848
Domestic Intelligence. The Government Printing. — The Argus is again the successful competitor for the Government printing. We are consequently en- abled still to promise our readers the earliest &nbsp; and most accurate intelligence regarding the Government and its measures. Municipal.—At a Meeting of the Com- mittee and supporters of Mr Wm. Nicholson, as representative for La Trobe Ward, held at the &nbsp; Clarence Hotel, last night, (Alderman Kerr in &nbsp; the chair,) the report of the Committee having been brought forward, it was found from the general support which the candidate had received fromaull classes, that his return was perfectly &nbsp; &nbsp; secure. The greatest unanimity prevailed,and the utmost confidence was expressed in the straight forward mannei in which the candidate will carry out the views of his constituents. After the business of the meeting had been disposed of, it was proposed by M. Francis M'Donnell and seconded ...
Shipping Intelligence. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 14 November 1848
Shipping Intelligence. ARRIVED. November 11.—Nelson, barque, G03 tons, W. H. Lamond, master, from London 18th July, and Plymouth 31st. Passenger—(cabin) Mr. Tor- rens, Mr. Penniston, Surgeon Superintendent, and 250 hounty emigrants. November 13.—Mary, cutter, 20 tons, Wm. Wick master, from Geelong. November 13.—Souvenir, schooner, 64 tons, J. Skey, master, from Adelaide via Geelong. Passenger—Mr. Hodges. Agent, I. Pittman. CLEARED OUT. November 13.—Mercury, schooner, 26 tons, Henry Shade, master, for Geelong, with sundry British and Colonial free goods. IMPORTS. November 13.—Kelson, barque, 603 tons &nbsp; &nbsp; from London and Plymouth. 25 casks, 100 barrels, 6002 bars, 376 bundles, 12 bundles sheet, 116 plates, 489 bundles hoop iron, 62 ditto steel, 20 axle blocks, 20 pairs bushes, 20 casks alkali, 4 casks soda ash, 192 casks Spanish wine, 1 hogshead Portugal, 2 hogsheads brandy, 3 hogsheads, 1 cask, 21 quarter-casks wine, Jackson, Roe & Co.; 1 bale slops,...
BONDED WAREHOUSE. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 14 November 1848
BONDED WAREHOUSE. Quantity of Spirits and Tobaucco delivered from the Warehouse for the week ending 11th No- vember— Home consumption, 894 gallons B. P. rum ; 628 gallons brandy ; 128 gallons gin ; 193 gal- lons whiskey; 2 gallons cordials; 1870 lbs. tobacco. Exportation, 1210 gallons B.P. rum; 673 gallons brandy; 371 gallons gin; 533 gallons whiskey; 1945 lbs. tobacco. Warehoused, 1839 gallons B.P. rum ; 11,383 lbs. tobacco.
WOOL SALES. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 14 November 1848
WOOL SALES. We have to thank a mercantile friend for the following information regarding our leading staple, and we hear that to the 29th July, no material change had taken place :— London, July 19th, 1848. The second series of Public Sales of Colonial &nbsp; Wool of this year commenced on Thursday, the 22nd ultimo, and closed yesterday afternoon.— The Catalogues comprised the following, viz :— Australian. 11,031 bales. South Australian. 3 585 " Port Phillip.. 7,783 " Portland Bay. 62 " Swan River. 101 " Van Diemen's Land. 6,183 .' Cape..... 1,857 " New Zealand. 59 " Puget Sound...... 72 " St. Helena. 12 " East India. 1,611 " West India.... 12 " Colonial. 32,369" Foreign and Sundries. 800" Total.33,169" Much anxiety was shown for the result of these Sales, not only from their being the most impor- tant of the year, but from the late convulsions on the Continent having so much depressed and un- settled trade in all its branches, both abroad and at home. The German Wool Fairs ...
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 whose list." TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 1848. OUR CONTEMPORARIES. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 14 November 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, NOVEMBER 14, 1848. OUR CONTEMPORARIES. In the announcement of a change in the conducting of this journal, we have not considered it necessary to enter at any considerable length into the course which we intend to adopt upon the public ques- tions of the day ; but it may be expected of us, that we should take such an oppor- tunity of reviewing our position as re- gards our contemporaries, of stating the course which we intend to pursue to- wards them, and of calling the attention of our readers to the present condition of the Melbourne press. We enter upon this review in all good faith ; with an anxious desire to preserve a moderate tone, and arrive at a just conclusion ; and with a sincere wish that our remarks may lead public attention to the consideration of a most important subject, and ultimately may conduce to the general advantage. C...
JORROCKS. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 14 November 1848
JORROCKS. &nbsp; We have extracted from the first num- ber of the "New South Wales Sporting Magazine", the following notice of this celebrated horse. The news of his death lately received from Sydney, will add some interest to this brief sketch, of one of the noblest animals that ever ran. As in duty bound, our first Number is embellished with a portrait, by our talented artist, Mr Edward Winstanley, of " Old Jorrocks"—the most noble &nbsp; Turf Horse the Colony has ever pro- duced—the pet of the public and our own. We have taken very considerable trouble to trace his performances from his first appearance on the turf, in 1841, up to the present date, searching care- fully through the pages of the Herald, Gazette, Monitor, &c.; and by the &nbsp; kindness of the Honorary Secretaries of the Homebush and Parramatta Clubs, &nbsp; have received every information their books could supply. We have also ap- plied to many of his late owners, all of w...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 14 November 1848
City of »Selbourne. NOTICE is hareby given that pursuant to the Act of Council 11th Victoria, No. 17, section 2, n meeting of the Burgesnesof La Trobe Ward, will be hbld at the Royal Mail Hotel, Swanston-street, on Wednesoiy, the filteenth day of November instant, at twelve o'clock noon, for the nomination of a Candidate or Candidates to supply the vacancy in the office of Councillor for La Trobs Ward in the Town Council of Melbourne, occasioned by the election of Councillor Kerr to the office of Alderman, And it is hereby further notified, that in event of a Poll being duly demanded at such election, the polling will he held at the place hereiubefore appointed for the nomination of Candidates on Friday tho seventeenth instant, commencing at nine o'clock, in the morning, and finally closing at four o'clock in the afternoon of the same day, By order of the Worshipful the Mayor and of the Alderman of La Trobe Ward. JOHN C. KING, Town Clerk. Town Clerk's Office, Melbourne, 11th Novembe...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 14 November 1848
JOB PRINTING. THE PUBLIC ARE RESPECTFULLY INFORMED, THAT OF ALL KINDS, WILL BE EXPECTED AT -TAB AttOVS OFFICE, Wtlfc neatness, accuracy, and despatch. The Printer particularly invites attention to his printing of BOOK-WOHK, the whole of his type ? for that purpose being perfectly new, and conse .yuently greatly superior to any other office in , ' Melbourne. NOTICE POUND-KEEPERS and others requiring the publication of advei ttsemenis in the Government Gazette, are rueuested lo forward (heir notices, from this date to the Argus Office, Collins-street, the Gazette being now printed at that office. Register of Strayed Cattle, AT the request of a number of our subbcnbers we have opened at the Publishing Office of ibis Journal, a Registry of Strayed Cattle, with the view of enabling the owners to recover their missing stock at small expense. We have, therefore, to invite settlers who may have strayed cattle on their runs, to furnish to ' this office a description of such cattle which will...
LA TROBE WARD. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 17 November 1848
LA TROBE WARD. Wednesday last being the day appointed for the nomination of a successor to Alderman Kerr in the Councillorship of La Trobe Ward, Alder- man Johnston presided at a meeting of the Burgesses held in the Royal Mail Hotel, at noon. Alderman Johnston having stated the object of the meeting, called upon the Burgesses present to proceed to the nomination of candidates, whereupon, William Hull, Esq., J. P., proposed William Nicholson, grocer, Collins-street, as a fit and proper person to represent the Ward, warmly eulogising the candidate, and declaring that it &nbsp; was of just such men that the Common Council of London, the first City of the world, is com- posed. Mr. N. Guthridge, painter and glazier, seconded the nomination, bearing testimony also to Mr, Nicholson's fitness for the office, and re- marking upon the unanimity of opinion which had been manifested by the Burgesses on the pre- sent canvass . Mr. G. also adverted to the ser- vices rendered the community...