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Shipping Intelligence. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 1 December 1848
Shipping Intelligence. ARRIVED. November 28—Minerva, schooner, 110 tons, &nbsp; M'Arthur, master, from Geelong. November 29—Barbara, schooner, 16 tons, Fullarton, master, from Geelong. November 30—Mercury, schooner, 26 tons, &nbsp; Shade, master, from Geelong. CLEARED OUT. November 29—Renown, barque, 311 tons, Murray, master, for Geelong, with part of original cargo from London. November 29—Diana, schooner, 19 tons, Santilla, master, for Geelong. November 29—Mary, cutter, 20 tons, Wick, master, for Geelong. November 29—Mary, cutter, 56 tons, Noon, master, for Portland and Port Fairy. November 30 — Flinders, cutter, 35 tons, Rowells, master, for Geelong. November 30—Maggie, brig, 186 tons, Jones, tnaster, for Hobart Town, with original cargo from Adelaide. SAILED. November 30.—Renown, for Geelong. November 30—Mary, for Port Fairy and Portland. IMPORTS. November 28—Minerva, schooner, from Gee- long—4 bags dates, and sundry free goods, and part of original cargo from Sy...
Colonial Secretary's Office, Sydney, 18th November, 1848. TITLE DEEDS—PORT PHILLIP LANDS. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 1 December 1848
Colonial Secretary's Office, &nbsp; Sydney, 18th November, 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, &nbsp; 5th Victoria, No. 21, when they will be forwarded to the Sub-Treasurer, for de- livery to the Grantees, on payment of the established fees thereon, viz.:— &nbsp; PURCHASERS UNDER THE EXISTING REGULATIONS. PORTIONS OF LAND. &nbsp; Proclamation of 8th August, 1848. Deeds dated 11th November, 1848. &nbsp; &nbsp; 1. John Hepburn, 471 acres and 2 roods, Grant, lot 11. 2. Ditto, 510 acres, ditto, lot 12. By His Excellency's Command, E. DEAS THOMSON.
COUNTRY NEWS. FROM OUR MOUNT MACEDON CORRSESPONDENT. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 1 December 1848
COUNTRY NEWS. FROM OUR MOUNT MACEDON CORRES - PONDENT.] There has been another painful in- stance of the manner in which we may be removed by death from this world, shown us by an accident to a Mr. Bar- bauld, a young gentlemen who was in the H. E. I. C. Service, and came to this country more for the purpose of improving his health than his fortune, as his constitution was very much worn down through his residence in the Indies. Mr. Barbauld was residing at the station of Messrs. Caye and Kay, Avoca, when the accident occurred ; it appears he wanted to buy a saddle horse, for which purpose he went to the station of Mr. Henry Foley, not far distant, where a man of Mr. Foley's had a mare for sale, which the man agreed to let him have a trial of, before he purchased. He re- mained the night of the day upon which he came to Mr. Foley's, with Mr. Foley and his family, and started on the mor- row homewards on the mare, and on his way called at the station of Mr. A. Cameron, where he stopp...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 1 December 1848
For London, &nbsp; To load in Hobson's Bay, THE A. 1, Barque URGENT, 276 tons register, Ninian Warden, Commander, will sail about December loth. For freight or passage apply to ' Captain Warden, on board, or to JACKSON, RAE, & CO., Melbourne and Geelong. November 9, 1848. T For London, TO LOAD IN HOBSON'S BAY, MÍE splendid fast sailing barque, NELSON, A 1, 603 tons register, W. H. j Lamond, commander. This' vessel has first rate accommodations for , passengers. For Freight or passage apply to CAPTAIN LAMOND, on board, or to GEORGE S. BRODIE, Melbourne, JACKSON, RAE & CO., Melbourne and Geelong. For London, To Load at Point Henry, THE well-known fast-sailing barque VIXEN, A I, 296 tons, Leonard Lowe, Commander. This vessel will have quick despatch. For freight or passage apply to OCTAVIUS BROWN & CO., Melbourne, or to JACKSON, RAE, & CO, Melbourne and Geelong. For London. TO LOAD AT POINT HENRY. JHE splendid new Clyde built ship, MELBOURNE, 495...
NOTICE TO CORRESPONDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 5 December 1848
NOTICE TO CORRESPONDENTS. " Investigator," " Publico," and " A Bur- gess of La Trobe Ward " in our next. We fear that the subject of Mr. Virtue's letter is extending to too great a length. The columns of a newspaper are scarcely a fitting arena for religious controversy. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;
BONDED WAREHOUSE. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 5 December 1848
BONDED WAREHOUSE. &nbsp; Spirits and tobacco delivered from the Ware- &nbsp; house for the week ending 2nd December, 1848, &nbsp; Home consumption, B.P. rum 775 gallons; &nbsp; brandy, 149 ; lbs tobacco, 555. &nbsp; Exportation, brandy 26, geneva 8. &nbsp; Warehoused, B.P. rum, 1344 ; brandy, 206 ; geneva, 452 ; whiskey, 80.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 5 December 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, io the estala ot Frederick Hornblower, the above named In- solvent, is lurcher adjourned to Wednesday, the suth day of December instant at tbe hour of eleven o'clock m the lorenoon,at whnh time and hour the saul udjnuined meeting will be holden before me, at my office, Supreme Court House, La trobe street, Melbourne, lor the proof ol Debt) on the estnte. Dated at Melbourne this fourih day of Decena» ber, a. n 1848 KOBERl WILLIAMS POHLMAN, Chief Commission! r of Insolvent Estate*. Tor London Direct. To Load in Hobson's Bay. rplIF first-class ship" ROYAL X GLORGL," 585 tons re gister, Thomas Grieve«, Com _t mander. e_ lim «hip haviog all her dead weight of copper ore on board, and a great portion of her cargo engaged-will have quick de-put« b. lor freight or passage, having brat rate ac- commodations for p...
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 whos[?] list." TUESDAY, DECEMBER 5, [?]1848. ENGLISH NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 5 December 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, DECEMBER 5, 1848. ENGLISH NEWS. By the Waterloo we have the London journals to the 31st August, but the news is of very little interest. The Queen was to embark at Wool- wich for Scotland on the 2nd September, to take up her abode at Balmoral Castle, the future Scottish residence of Royalty. The Session of Parliament was on the eve of closing, and on the rising of the house, the Premier Lord John Russell, contemplated proceeding to Ireland, on a visit to the Earl of Clarendon, the Lord Lieutenant. The Irish Rebellion seemed to be fairly at an end, and Lord Hardinge was on the eve of returning to England, his mission being accomplished. The abso- lutely ridiculous failure of an attempt heralded by so much of bluster, seems to have had a most unfavourable effect, upon those who were before disposed to sym- pathise with the Irish rebels. On ...
Domestic Intelligence. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 5 December 1848
Domestic Intelligence. &nbsp; Ourselves.—If our friend of the Ob- &nbsp; &nbsp; server will aliow us, once more, to heai &nbsp; an article in this way, we would venture &nbsp; to refer to the increase of our space in to-day's publication. We beg that our readers will accept it, as earnest of our &nbsp; determination to be left behind by no &nbsp; paper in Melbourne in either quantity or &nbsp; quality of matter, and not long in fre- &nbsp; quency of issue. We trust that we shall &nbsp; find a fair portion of that space, occupied in the most profitable manner, and that our subscription list will continue to swell as rapidly as at present. The New Counties.—We learn from the eighth annual report of the Land and Emi- gration Commissioners, that his Excellency the Governor has reported to the Secretary of State that he anticipates being able before the close of the present year to proclaim thirteen new Coun-...
THE SETTLED DISTRICTS[?] [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 5 December 1848
THE SETTLED DISTRICTS. The Notice to which we adverted in our last still continues to excite considerable interest amongst the parties likely to be influenced by its operation ; and we per- ceive that a meeting of the Squatters within the Settled Districts is called for, next Thursday, to consult as to what is to be done. As it is particularly import- ant that correct views should be arrived at, upon the subject ; as the Government Notices, both of the 29th March and 21st November, are open to great doubt and uncertainty ; and, as such of our con- temporaries as have ventured to meddle with the matter, have, as usual—when they grapple with a difficult subject— made the tangled web of Government ambiguity, ten times more intricate than they found it, we return to the considera- tion of the probable effects of this new Notice. We never met with a more amusing instance of a man being out of his depth, than is exhibited by the article upon this subject, which appeared in the Daily News,...
Domestic Intelligence. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 5 December 1848
Domestic Intelligence. Summary Ejectment.—On Thursday last the police court was occupied for some time in hearing and deliberating upon the application of Mr. Peter Davis for a warrant under Brewster's Act, (which had been applied for twice unsuc- cessful) tocompel Mr. Timothy Horrigan, to give up possession of premises occupied by him off Collins-street, in the rear of the old Lamb Inn. Mr. Davis informed the bench that he was acting as agent for Mr. B. Hart, of Sydney, and that in such capacity he had given the necessary no- tice to quit in seven days, together with a notification of his intention to make the present application. Mr. John Stephen, on behalf of Horrigan, said he would admit the correctness of the proceeding so far as the serving of notice, &c., but took an objection to the time of the notice to quit, which he contended should have been six months instead of seven days ; his client entered into possession on the 18th of November, 1844, and the fact of his be...
BRIBERY AND CORRUPTION. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 5 December 1848
BRIBERY AND CORRUPTION. We mentioned in a late number that the defendant in the late libel action, St. John v. Fawkner, contemplated applying to the local government for payment of the costs incurred in defending the ac- tion. We are now in possession of the answer of his Honor the Superintendent —to the application, which is as follows : Superintendent's Office, Melbourne, November 28, 1848. Sir,—I have to acknowledge the receipt of your letter of this day's date, preferring a claim to the liquidation of the expenses incurred by you &nbsp; as Defendant in the action recently brought against you by Major F. B. St. John for alleged libel. You rest your claim on the ground that in con- sequence, and in faith of the public intimation given by me in tbe Port Phillip Government Gazette of the 12th July last, of the readiness of Government to investigate any open charge of misconduct which might be brought against a Government officer, you had furnished the name of Major F. B. St....
Shipping Intelligence. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 5 December 1848
Shipping Intelligence. ARRIVED. December 1— Elizabeth, schooner, 22 tons, Kenneth, master, from Port Albert. Passengers —Mrs. Herbert and 3 children, Thomas Holmes, (prisoner,) and five others. December 1— Swan, brig, 149 tons. Woods, master, from Launceston. Passengers—cabin— Mrs. Duchene, Master Duchene, Mr. James &nbsp; Dean; steerage—J. Smith, Henry Fraser, Henry Cheeseman, J. Clarke, J. Sommerville, C Mere- dith, Miles, Turner, J. Hayes, Bridget Hundlin. Agent—W. B. Hatch. December 1 — Flying Fish, schooner, 123 tons, Clinch, master,from Hobart Town. Passengers —cabin—Mrs. Clinch, Miss Jones, Mrs Crook, Mr. Thomas Burrell, Mr. O. Boyle ; steerage— Waddington, wife and three children, Mrs. Holy- oak and two children, J. Simmons, Mr. M'Guire and two children, Mr. and Mrs. M'Gowan, J. Finlayson, J. Davis, Mr. Ferran, Antony Fer- ran, and James Green. Agent— Philpott. Brothers. &nbsp; &nbsp; December 1—Union, schooner, 74 tons, Miller, master, from Hobart To...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 5 December 1848
JOB PRINTING. The Public are respectfully informed, that Job Printing &nbsp; OF ALL KINDS, will be executed at The 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. NOTICE POUND-KEEPERS and others requiring the publication of advertisements in the &nbsp; &nbsp; Government Gazette are requested to forward their notices, from this date to the Angus Office, Collins-street, the Gazette being now printed at &nbsp; that offices. Register of Strayed Cattle, AT the request of a number of our subscribers we have opened at the Publishing Office of this 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 ...
Commercial Intelligence. SALES EFFECTED DURING THE PAST WEEK BY MESSRS B[?]AR & SON. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 5 December 1848
Commercial Intelligence. Sales effected during the past week by &nbsp; Messrs Bear & Son. &nbsp; Fat Cattle—Sixty-three head of fat cattle sold at the following prices—heifers and cows, at from 35s to 45s each, and bullocks at horn 50s to 60s each, or from 8s to 8s 6d per 100 lbs. Working Bullocks—A team of eight, bows, yokes, and chains given in, sold at £6 6s per pair. Sheep—950 fat wethers, in fleece, sold at from 7s 3d to 7s 9d each (to the trade) or about 1½d per lb, and some of the lot sold for melting at 6s each—200 ewes (in fleece) sold at 4s each. Horses—At the weekly sale, on Thursday, about forty head were brought forward, and twenty-eight sold—useful colts (handled) sold at from 6 to 11½ guineas each—well bred mares from 12 to 16 guineas—mares (aged and un- broken) with foals at foot, from 7 to 9 guineas— serviceable hacks from 11 to 15 guineas—and rough hacks from 5 to 8 guineas each. The supply of fat cattle in the market was not so large this w...
EARTHQUAKE IN NEW ZEALAND. (From the Sydney Morning Herald.) [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 5 December 1848
EARTHQUAKE IN NEW ZEALAND. (From the Sydney Morning Herald.) Our readers will learn with deep regret, that our fellow-colonists at Port Nichol- son have suffered great loss of property from an earthquake, or rather series of earthquakes, with which they have been visited. For nearly a fortnight there were every day shocks more or less severe, and all the brick and stone buildings in Wellington have been destroyed. Considering the great amount of damage done, (which private letters estimate at £30,000) it is wonder- ful that so little loss of life occurred. It would appear that a large tract of country was affected, for at Otakou and Nelson, on the south island, there were severe shocks, but the damage done was comparatively trifling. None of the volcanoes had shown any signs of erup- tion, but it was reported that at Queen Charlotte's Sound one had broken out. We take from the New Zealand Spec- tator the details of this awful visitation. Up to the sailing of the Harlequin, on the 4t...
Select Poetry. OH! WHAT A WORLD IT MIGHT BE! [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 5 December 1848
Select Poetry. &nbsp; OH! WHAT A WORLD IT MIGHT BE! (By Charles Swain.) Oh ! what a world it might be, if hearts were always kind ; &nbsp; If, Friendship, none would slight thee, And Fortune prove less blind ! With Love's own voice to guide us— Unchangingly and fond— &nbsp; With all we wish beside us, And not a care beyond. Oh ! what a world it might be, More blest than that of yore : Come, learn, and 'twill requite ye, To love each other more. Oh ! what a world of beauty A loving heart might plan— If man but did his duty, And helped his brother man ! Then angel-guests would brighten The threshold with their wings, And Love divine enlighten The old, forgotten springs. Oh ! what a world of beauty A loving heart might plan— If man but did his duty, And helped his brother man !
PORT PHILLIP. Superintendent's Office, Melbourne, 6th December, 1848. SUPPLEMENTARY LIST OF CLAIMS TO LEASES OF CROWN LAND BEYOND THE SETTLED DISTRICTS. MURRAY DISTRICT. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 5 December 1848
PORT PHILLIP. Superintendent's Office, Melbourne, 6 th December, 1848. SUPPLEMENTARY LIST OF CLAIMS TO LEASES OF CROWN LAND BEYOND THE SETTLED DISTRICTS. MURRAY DISTRICT. HIS Excellency the Governor directs it to be notified for the information of all persons interested, that in pursu- ance of Her Majesty's Order in Council of the 9th March, 1847, the undermen- tioned persons have demanded Leases of the several Runs of Crown Land, parti- cularised in connexion with their respec- tive names. Persons who object to any of these claims, either wholly or in part, should lodge Caveats at this office within two months from the present date, specifying the lands to which their objections ex- tend, and the grounds on which their ob- jections are based. It is to be distinctly understood, that the government does not pledge itself to the issue of a Lease in any case until due enquirv has been made into the validity of the claim, and whether or not it may &nbsp; be necessary to reserve ...
WOOL SALES, [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 8 December 1848
WOOL SALES, By Messrs. Marsh &Edenborotjgh, August 29th 1848. Ex Slains Castle-ET in diamond, 2 bales at llrid, 1 at lid, 22 at 10|ii, 3 at 10J, 1 damnged at 9jd, 3 pieces at Sd ; gB over JW, 7 bales scoured skin at Is 3d, 8 at Is 3Jd ; qB over CP, 4 bales scoured skin nt Is 3d, 4 at Is 2d, 3 at lid j gB over DG & Co, 4 bales scou'red bkins at Is 3¿d ; qB over WT, 2 bales scoured skin at Is. Ex Hooghly-BUL, 12 bales at Is 0£d, 12 at Is Id, 4 at lid, 5 lamb at Is, 3 locks at 7-jd, 3 damaged nt 7-J-d ; II. Miller, 5 bales at Is Id, 5 at Is, 4 at 10|d, 1 damaged at 6d, 4 at 10d, 1 lamb ot lOd, 3 locks at 7d ; W over SGII in diamond, 9 bales at ll^d, 1 damnged at lOd, 3 lambs nt Is 0-£d, 4 locks at 8¿d ; K&B over SGII in diamond, 14 bales at I0}d, 1 damaged at 9jd, 1 hand washed at ll^i, 2 locks at 9d ; BS over SGII in diamond, 24 bales at 10£d, 9 at 11 d, 2 damaged at 9£d, 11 lambs at 11 d, 2 locks at 7di 1 grer.se at 5£d ; C in circle over SGII in diamond, 6 ha...