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BONDED WAREHOUSE. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 21 November 1848
BONDED WAREHOUSE &nbsp; &nbsp; Spirits and Tobacco delivered from the ware- &nbsp; house, for the week ending 18th November, &nbsp; 1848— &nbsp; Home consumption, 882 gallons B. P. rum ; &nbsp; 983 gallons brandy. &nbsp; &nbsp; Exportation, 39 gallons B.P. rum; 4 gallons &nbsp; &nbsp; geneva; 122 gallons whiskey ; 4425 lbs tobacco, &nbsp; 159 lbs segars. &nbsp; Warehoused, 367 gallons B.P. rum ; 448 gal- &nbsp; lons brandy. &nbsp;
Domestic Intelligence. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 21 November 1848
Domestic Intelligence. Music.—We perceive that the musical public will to-night have a treat, at a very low rate, by the Music Class of the Mechanics' Institute. It is tbe intention of this class to give one of these concerts every two or three months, and their exertions in affording so great an enjoyment to their fellow townsmen, and doing so much to the advance of musical taste amongst us, cannot be spoken of in terms of too high eulogium. The &nbsp; opening of the Geelong theatre causes the removal of several of the profesional performers ; and the committee of the music class has been therefore somewhat hurried in their arrangements, it being essential that the concert should take place before so many of the best players leave Melbourne. In spite of this great disadvantage, and the fact of two concerts taking place in such rapid suc- cession, the very good bill of fare, with which we are presented, and the low rate of entrance, lead us to predict a crowded audience. We ...
TO QUARRYMEN AND OTHERS. STONES FOR THE LIGHTHOUSE SHORTLAND'S BLUFF. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 24 November 1848
TO QUARRYMEN AND OTHERS. STONES FOR THE LIGHTHOUSE SHORTLAND'S BLUFF. TENDERS will be received until noon of Saturday, the 9th day of December, for the supply of "free stone" for the lighthouse at Shortland's Bluff. The tenders to be sealed, endorsed " Tenders for supply of Stones," and deposited in the box marked " Tenders for Works and Stores" at the West entrance of the New Government Offices. Specification can be seen, and further information obtained by applying at the undermentioned office ; or, at the Police Office, Geelong. By order of &nbsp; &nbsp; His Honor the Superintendent, HENRY GINN, Clerk of Work«, Public Works Office, &nbsp; Melbourne, 18th November; 1848. &nbsp;
NOTICE. Melbourne, 14th November, 1848. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 24 November 1848
NOTICE. Melbourne, 14th November, 1848. &nbsp; IN THE POSSESSION OF THE POLICE. A SILVER SNUFF BOX found on William Geary, committed for felony. Marked on the lid " To Neil Campbell" the initials marked above are partly rubbed off. JOSEPH BLOOMFIELD, Acting Chief Constable. THE ARGUS ii Published on tht morn- ings of Tuesday and Fmday in each week, and forwarded simultaneously to every part of the province ; and to Sydney, Fun Dicmen's Land, South Australia, Swan liiver, New Zealand, the Mauritius, the Cape of Good Hope, England, Ireland, and Scotland, tht United States of America, Frunce, India, b)o,, by every possible opportunity. The quarters terminate on the 31st March, 30th June, 30lA September, and 31 st December, at which penoat only can subscribers decline, by giving notice in writing, and paying the amount due to the end of the current quarter. Perstins desirous of subscribing during the currency of a quarter, will only be charged from the date of their tom» mencing...
THE OBSERVER. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 24 November 1848
THE OBSERVER. Our friend the Observer, after brood- &nbsp; ing for some ten days over some remarks which we felt called upon to make re- specting him, has at last favored us with a reply ; and we must confess our grati- tude to him, for having shewn us a de- gree of favor, which he rarely bestows upon any person, or subject, he meddles with, and for having actually let us off with something under a couple of columns. Whether it is owing to the unwonted brevity of the article, or the fact of itis referring more immediately to ourselves, we at once confess to having read it all through, and seriously congratulate our friend upon his improvement. We have received some compliments upon the ar- ticle, which seems to sit so heavily upon his mind, but we never felt a glow of such self-gratulation, as when we found that our feeble powers were sufficient for the Sisyphian task, of poking up the Ob- server into positive readability. We are taunted with having treated too largely of " ...
PUBLIC ACCOUNTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 24 November 1848
PUBLIC ACCOUNTS. ALL persons having, or who may have claims on the Sub-Treasury before the end of the year, are requested to fur- &nbsp; nish their accounts in the usual manner as soon after the expense has been incurred as possible, in order that it may, if practi- cable, be defrayed within the year. Any accounts which cannot be dis- charged|within the year, are required to be presented immediaely after its close, to enable all outstanding claims being paid in the month of January. The several collectors and officers in the receipt of public monies, who are not too far distant from Melbourne to prevent it, are required to pay into this office on the 31st of December next, all collections remaining m their hands respectively up to that date, so that the entire revenue of Port Phillip for 1848 may, as far as prac- ticable, be credited to the accounts of the year. By order of his Honor the Superinten- dent, W. LONSDALE, Sub-Treasurer. &nbsp; &nbsp; Sub-Treasury...
NOTICE TO MARINERS AND OTHERS. SHORTLAND'S BLUFF LIGHTHOUSE. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 24 November 1848
NOTICE TO MARINERS AND OTHERS. SHORTLAND'S BLUFF LIGHTHOUSE. &nbsp; NOTICE is hereby given, that in con- sequence of certain alterations about to take place to the column of the Lighthouse at Shortland's Bluff, and the erection of a new lantern; the present light will be within a short period tempo- rarily removed to the edge of the cliff, (directly east of the column) and ex- hibited ten feet from the same. A further notice will be given of the exact time of removing the present light to the cliff, and also of the lighting up of the new lantern. By order of His Honor the Superin- tendent, HENRY GINN, Clerk of Works. Public Works Office, Melbourne, 20th November, 1848.
HORSESHOEING. FOR THE COLONIAL GOVERNMENT AT MELBOURNE. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 24 November 1848
HORSESHOEING. &nbsp; FOR THE COLONIAL GOVERNMENT AT MELBOURNE. TENDERS will be received until noon of Saturday, the 2nd day of De- cember, for Horse- shoeing for the service of the Colonial Government, at Mel- bourne, for the year 1849. The tenders to state the price for sup- plying and putting on each new shoe, also, for each remove. The Tenders to be sealed endorsed " Tenders for Horseshoeing," and de- posited in the box, marked "Tenders for Works and Stores" at the West entrance of the New Government Offices. By order of &nbsp; His Honor the Superintendent, HENRY GINN, Clerk of Works. Public Works' Office, Melbourne, 18th November, 1848.
MELBOURNE HOSPITAL, [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 24 November 1848
MELBOURNE HOSPITAL, November 22nd, 1848. WEEKLY REPORT. In Patients Remaining at last date ,.20 Admitted. 1 Discharged. 4 Remaining in Hospi- tal. 17 42 Out Patients Admitted .nil Discharged.nil Remaining on the &nbsp; Books ...32 Medical Officers for the week Physician, -- Dr. Howitt; Surgeon,- A. Greeves, Esq. G. CLOWES. Resident Apothecary.
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 24 November 1848
MARRIED, &nbsp; By special license, by the Rev. R. K. Ewing, at their residence, Charles street, Launceston, on Thursday, the 9th of November, Mary Ann, relict of the late Mr William Parker, to Mr William Porter, late of Melbourne, Port Phillip. BIRTH. At Swanston-street, on the 23rd instant, Mrs. Wilkie, of a son.
SUPREME COURT. IN BANCO. Tuesday, November 22. Before His Honor the Resident Judge. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 24 November 1848
SUPREME COURT. IN BANCO. Tuesday, November 22. Before His Honor the Resident Judge. This was the first day of the fourth term, and his Honor entered court precisely at ten o'clock. Stewart v. Miller —Mr Williams moved that a rule nisi be issued ci. ing on plaintiff to shew cause why the verdict obtained at the last sittings should not be set aside and a non-suit entered. Granted. Hamilton v. Baird and another.—Mr. Barry moved that a rule nisi should be granted to shew cause why the verdict should not be set aside and a new trial ordered, on the grounds that the verdict was contrary to law and not supported by evidence, as also that the damages were ex- cessive. Granted. Aplin and another v. Ware.—Mr. Stawell moved for a rule nisi calling upon the Deputy Registrar to shew cause why he should not be compelled to review the taxation of costs in this case. Granted. Miller v. Stewart.—Mr. Stawell moved for a rule nisi calling upon the plaintiff to shew cause why the former verdict obtain...
Domestic Intelligence. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 24 November 1848
Domestic Intelligence. Robbery on the High Seas.— Mr. James Scott, chief officer of the barque Colonist, now in Hobson's Bay, and re- cently arrived from Liverpool, appeared before the police bench on Wednesday last, charged with having stolen a gallon of brandy from the fore hold of the above vessel while at sea on Sunday, the 12th instant. From the evidence of three seamen, it appeared that during Mr. Scott's watch on deck, between 12 and 4 on the Sunday morning, he had sent one of the sailors down the hold with instruc- tions to draw some brandy from a parti- cular cask, which was done by a man named Robert Hall, and passed into the mate's cabin, where it was put into five bottles, four of which were given to the men on watch and one retained by Mr. Scott for his own use. This was the charge, and coupled with the fact of the &nbsp; mate having given the spirits to the men during the most particular of the six watches, had induced Captain Marshall to bring him before the m...
Original Correspondence. To the Editor of the Argus. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 24 November 1848
Original Correspondence. To the Editor of the Argus. Sir—Confident that the late change in the proprietorship of your journal, will not be attended by any diminution of the care hitherto manifested by that paper, for the publlc interest and safety ; I would beg leave to call your attention to the careless construction of many of the country bridges in the district, one of which had nearly been—very lately—the scene of a melancholy occurrence, i.e. &nbsp; the death of a person (who doubtless calls herself a lady, however her conduct may contradict the assertion,) being in a beastly state of intoxication, tumbled headlong over the Deep Creek Bridge, at Bulla Bulla. But it is only as an illus- tration that I would refer to this, (as a person, and especially a female, who thus disgraces herself can hardly be fairly considered as a proper object of sym- pathy.) But now, Mr. Editor, let me ask what is all this owing to? The " de- fenceless state of the bridge, over which no strang...
Colonial Secretary's Office, Sydney, 1st November, 1848. CROWN LANDS BEYOND THE SETTLED DISTRICTS. CAVEATS. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 24 November 1848
Colonial Secretary's Office, Sydney, 1st November, 1848. CROWN LANDS BEYOND THE SETTLED DISTRICTS. CAVEATS. His Excellency the Governor deems &nbsp; &nbsp; it necessary to desire that all per- &nbsp; &nbsp; sons lodging Caveats at this Office against the issue of Leases of Crown Land beyond the 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 claims of more than one of his neighbours, or more than one of the claims of the same party, he should, in each case, lodge a separate caveat. By His Excellency's Command. E. DEAS THOMSON. &nbsp;
CHINESE IMMIGRATION. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 24 November 1848
CHINESE IMMIGRATION. We copy, from the Portland Gazette, the following letter of a Mr. Moore, who &nbsp; has lately brought into Sydney a number of Chinese Immigrants :— Sydney, 14th Oct., 1848. My dear Kirsopp,—As you have kindly offered to make enquiries at the various ports you visit, during your trip, as to whether engagements could be made for any of the Chinese Immigrants per Nim- rod, from Amoy, in case they have not been employed before your return, I state the conditions which would be required. They are engaged for five years from 2nd November next, being thirty days after arrival, at £6 per annum, clothing, and a ration of 10lbs. flour, l10bs. meat, ¼lb. tea, and 1lb. sugar; which agree- ment will be transferred on a repayment, by the party hiring them, of £1 12s 6d, advanced each man, and which sum the man repays him out of his wages, and passage money £ 12, and remuneration for trouble and expenses, varying, accord- ing to the number taken, from £2 to £5 each. T...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 24 November 1848
In the Insolvent Estate of Frederick Hornblower, of Melbourne, in the District of Port Phillip, Licensed Hawker, NOTICE is hereby given, that the second public meeting of Creditors in the Estate of Frederick Hornblower, the above named insol- vent, is further adjourned to Wednesday next, the twenty-ninth day of November instant, attthe hour of Ten o'clock in the forenoon, at which time and hour the said adjourned meeting will be balden, before me, at my Office Supreme Court House, La Trobe-street, Melbourne, for proof of debts, and 'he election of an Assignee, if neces- sary, to act with the Official Assignee. SB Dated at Melbourne, this 23. d day of Novem- ber, A.D. 1848. ROBERT WILLIAMS POHLMAN, Chief Commissioner of Insolvent Estates. In the estate of Napoleon de la Ray, of Geelong in the District of Port Phillip, in the Colony of New South Wales, Confectioner. WHEREAS the estate of Napoleon de la Ray, of Geelong, in the District and Colony aforesaid, confectioner, was on the twe...
Domestic Intelligence. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 24 November 1848
Domestic Intelligence. The Melbourne Morning Herald.— The advertisement threatening the above infliction has been resumed, and we shall therefore become firm believers in the Daily Herald—when we receive the first number. Sooth to say, we look forward with considerable curiosity to the effect produced upon that rather matterless journal, by the still further dilution at- tendant upon a treble issue. We expect our " garrulous and illiterate " friend of the tri-weekly will then shine out quite brilliantly by the contrast. But this much talked of supply of new types, &c., was to have arrived in the Renown ! We have carefully looked over the manifest of that vessel, and finding nothing of the sort, can only infer that the celebrated ' Buggins' is as faithless in his engage- ments, as he certainly is the reverse of euphonous in his patronymic. Concert at the Mechanics' Institute. —A great treat was presented on Tuesday evening, to a very numerous and respec- table audience, by th...
BOURKE WARD. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 24 November 1848
BOURKE WARD. The polling for the election of a Councillor for Bourke Ward, to supply the vacancy occasioned by the election of Councillor Johnston to the Aldermanship of La Trobe Ward, came off on Wednesday at the Crown Hotel, Lonsdale-street, the Worshipful the Mayor presiding as Alderman &nbsp; of the Ward, assisted by assessors Goldie and Sommerville. The candidates were Mr Robert Robinson, saddler, Elizabeth-street, and Mr Dal- mahoy Campbell, commission agent, Lonsdale- street. The former took the lead at starting with a considerable majority, and kept it till 12 o'clock, when the tables turned, Mr Campbell taking the lead, which he kept until the close of the poll at four o'clock, when the votes stood as follows: For Campbell. 75 - Robinson... 56 Majority for Mr Campbell. 19 and Mr Campbell was consequently declared duly elected. The contest was a highly creditable one to both parties, being conducted throughout in the best spirit, and though the majority at tbe close ...
Shipping Intelligence. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 24 November 1848
Shipping intelligence. ARRIVED. Nov. 22.—Shamrock, steamer, 200 tons, G. Gilmore, master, from Launceston. Passengers —Mr I. Blackburn, Captain Volum, Mr Guthrie, Miss Guthrie, W. King, Miss O'Brien, Mr C. Barnes, Mr R. Beauchamp, Miss M'Gowan, Miss J. M. M'Gowan, Mrs Atkinson, Misses M. &nbsp; and E. Atkinson, Miss Crance, Mr Jacomb, Captain Richie, Mr M. Gill, Mr and Mrs Har- rison. S.eerage, 28. H. A. Smith, agent. Nov. 23.—Juno, steamer, 362 tons, E. Kir- sopp, master, from Sydney. Passengers—Mr F. Jones, Miss Wilcox, Hugh M'Kenzie, C. Abercrombie. R. Spence, F. Matthieson, E. W. Layton, Mrs Layton, Miss M. Acres, Mr & Mrs Goodman and servant, J. Pollock, W. Nicholson; Must, Simmonds, Mrs Simmonds and daughter, Meadowcroft, Mowbray, Mrs Wilson, J. Brodie, Hovendon, Mr and Mrs Jones and 2 children, Mr S. Wood. CLEARED OUT. Nov. 21.—Sylvanus, schooner, 73 tons, Moo- die, master, for Hobart Town. Nov. 22.—Pilot, schooner, 90 tons, W. Fisher, master, for Hobart Town....