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SUPREME COURT. SECOND TERM, 1846. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 5 June 1846
SUPREME COURT. &nbsp; SECOND TERM, 1846. Commences on Wednesday, the 20th May, and &nbsp; ends on Saturday, the 13th June, 1846. Motion Days.—Wednesday, 20th May; Sa- turday, 23rd May ; Tuesday, 26th May ; Sa- turday, 30th May ; Tuesday, 2nd June ; Satur- day, 6th June; Tuesday, 9th June; Saturday, 13th June. Undefended Causes.—Thursday, 21st May.— All undefended cause to be set down for thus day, provided the defendant's time for pleading shall have expired in sufficient time for that pur- pose; and if such time shall not have expired, &nbsp; then such cause may be set down for any day &nbsp; appointed for the trial of defended causes, before a jury of four special jurors. Causes to be tried before a Jury of twelve per- sons.—Wednesday, 3rd June ; Friday, 5th June ; Monday, 8th June ; Wednesday, 10th June ; Friday, 12th June. All common jury causes to be set down for the 3rd and 5th June; the 8th, 10th, and 12th being reserved for special jury causes...
A HINT. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 5 June 1846
A HINT. The Cape of Good Hope and Port Natal Shipping Gazette, of the 30th January, contains an official notice issued by his Excellency Sir Peregrine Maitland, Go- vernor at the Cape, publishing for general information, a letter received by his Ex- cellency from Her Britannic Majesty's Minister Plenipotentiary in the River Plate, pointing out the advisability of establishing a commercial intercourse be- tween the Cape Colony and Monte Video, the capital of the River Plate territory, and inviting the immediate establishment of a direct trade. As every reason which exists rendering the establishment of a commercial inter- course between the Cape and Monte Video desirable, applies with at least equal force to the Australian Colonies, and as we think it of importance that our mercan- tile friends should be apprised of this new, and, as it seems to us, advantage- ous market for the sale of our colonial produce, we publish Mr. Ouseley's letter :— Monte Video, 23rd December, 1845. Sir,—It...
Clerk of Works' Office, Melbourne, June 3rd, 1846. Tenders Required. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 5 June 1846
Clerk of Works' Office, Melbourne, June 3rd, 1846. Tenders Required. TENDERS will be received until 12 o'clock on Thursday, the 18th instant, from per- &nbsp; sons willing to contract for the supply of Impe- rial Copper Measures for the Customs' Depart- &nbsp; ment, viz :— &nbsp; &nbsp; 1 Five Gallon &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; 1 Two Gallon &nbsp; 1 One Gallon 1 Quart, and downwards. Tenders to be endorsed on the left hand corner, " Tender for Imperial Measures," and deposited in the tender box at the west entrance of the new Government Offices. By order of his Honor the Superintendent, HENRY GINN, &nbsp; Clerk of Works. &nbsp; &nbsp;
PORT PHILLIP GOVERNMENT GAZETTE. Colonial Secretary's Office, Sydney, 26th May, 1846. IMMIGRATION. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 5 June 1846
PORT PHILLIP GOVERNMENT GAZETTE. Colonial Secretary's Office, Sydney, 26th May, 1846. IMMIGRATION. WHEREAS under the system of Bounty Emigration which continued in operation until the end of 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 Funds, the means of rejoining their parents :—Notice is hereby given, that applica- tion for free passages for his or her children will be 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. The applications are to be addressed to the &nbsp; Agent for Immigration,...
THE RECENT ATTACKS UPON SIR EARDLEY WILMOT. To the Editors of the Sydney Morning Herald. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 5 June 1846
THE RECENT ATTACKS UPON SIR EARDLEY WILMOT. To the Editors of the Sydney Morning Herald. GENTLEMEN,—I feel assured that I do you but justice in presuming, that how much soever you may feel it to be your duty, on fitting occasions, to censure the acts of public men, you are not among the journalists who disgrace their useful useful profession by maligning private character, and still less among those who invent and circulate gross and unfounded calumnies: but that, on the contrary, your columns are open to those who would rebut the slander. ———Whose breath Rides on the posting winds, and doth belie All corners of the world. Shakspeare. You will remember that a short time ago a series of attacks of the most viru- lent nature were made in certain Van Diemen's Land papers upon the present Governor of that colony—not only af- fecting his political character (which is a fair subject for animadversion) but in- volving charges of gross immorality. Now as these charges were copied into some ...
To the Editor of the Melbourne Argus. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 5 June 1846
To the Editor of the Melbourne Argus. Sir—I should feel obliged by your inserting the following :— Wishing to give Mr. Gilbert every opportunity of correcting the statement contained in the con- cluding part of his letter, in the Herald of the 2nd instant, I wrote to him as follows :— " June 2d. " Sir—It was with some surprise that I read the latter part of your letter in to-day's Herald. &nbsp; I mean that portion purporting to convey infor- mation of my projected departure lor England in three years. As it always gives me pain, even in self-defence, to wound another, I give you the &nbsp; option of correcting your mistake, having given you no information as to my intentions. Should you feel disposed to embrace the offer, I must beg for a copy of the terms in which you do so. " I am, Sir, " Your obedient servant, "William Brickwood, " G. A. Gilbert, Esq." In consequence of a representation from Mr. Gilbert, that he having to contradict the state- ment would prove in...
Domestic Intelligence. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 5 June 1846
Domestic Intelligence Serious Accident.—We regret to state &nbsp; that on Sunday evening a very serious accident &nbsp; occurred to Mr. and Mrs. Taylor, of the Bakers' Arms, who were returning in a gig from the Springs. Coming down the hill on the further side of the Moonee Ponds swamps, the horse shied and backing the vehicle over a deep rut, Mrs. Taylor was thrown violently from her seat, and coming with her head and face in contact with the rood, she sustained very serious injury. Mr. Taylor finding that the vehicle must necessarily be upset, reined in the horse and threw himself out of the vehicle, fortunately escaping without &nbsp; any personal injury, though the gig was com- pletely destroyed. Mrs. Taylor, we are happy &nbsp; to learn is rapidly recovering, having yesterday &nbsp; been pronounced out of danger Coroner's Inquest—On Tuesday after- &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; noon a Coroner's Inquest was held at the Prince...
NEW ZEALAND. (From the Sydney Morning Herald, May, 27. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 5 June 1846
NEW ZEALAND. (From the Sydney Morning Herald, May, 27. INTELLIGENCE from Wellington to the end of April came to hand yesterday morning. Nothing had transpired of any importance &nbsp; since our last advices. The Lieutenant Governor had not directed the expected attack to be made upan the natives at Po- rirura, it being doubtful whether the mur- derers of Gillespie were really harboured there. Martial Law had been proclaimed in that part of the Southern District " south of a line drawn from Wainui, in Cook's Straits, to Castle Point, on the east coast, excluding, therefrom, the town of Welling- ton." A considerable number of natives continued in a state of rebellion ; but they were not committing any acts of violence.
Clerk of Works'Office, Melbourne, May 18th, 1846. Notice to Heads of Departments, of the Colonial [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 5 June 1846
Clerk of Works' Office, Melbourne, May 18th, 1846. Notice to Heads of Depart- &nbsp; ments, of the Colonial Go- vernment, in the District of Port Phillip. &nbsp; THE notice of the beads of the various pub- lic departments is expressly drawn to His Honor the Superintendent's regulations, issued at the commencement of this year, relative to making all requisitions for Stores, Supplies, and other articles required by them on the first day of each quarter. 1st. All requisitions to be made on the proper printed forms, and each column to be pro- perly filled up, shewing the date of last re- quisition and the quantity in possession, and those articles stated as unserviceable, to be returned into the Colonial Stores, at Mel- bourne, before new supplies can be furnished. 2nd. Should Stores, &c., or repairs to buildings, be urgently required during any intermediate period a supplementary requisition is to be sent to the Clerk of Works accompanied by a report of the nec...
Colonial Secretary's Office, Sydney, 22nd May, 1846. GRANTS OF LAND. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 5 June 1846
Colonial Secretary's Office, Sydney, 22nd May, 1846. GRANTS OF LAND. THE following descriptions of grants of land with the names of the persons to whom they were originally promised, or by whom they are now claimed, are published for general in- formation, in order that all parties concerned may have an opportunity of correcting any errors or omissions that may have been made inad- vertently. It is requested that within one month from the present date, the following particulars may be accurately furnished to this office, viz. :— Surname and Christian names of the person in whose favor the Deed is to be prepared, written at full length, his residence, and the intended name of the property. If these be duly furnished and satisfactory, and if no Caveat be lodged, or other cause of un- certainty appear, the Deeds will be prepared accordingly, as soon as possible after the expira- tion of the stated period of one month. If the required particulars be not furnished within that period, or ...
CATTLE STEALING IN A NEW FORM. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 5 June 1846
CATTLE STEALING IN A NEW FORM. &nbsp; &nbsp; Intelligence has reached us from so many different quarters that we can no longer refuse to give credence to the fact that an order has been issued by the local &nbsp; Executive, authorising the officers of the various Protectorate Establishments to seize and kill for the use of their sable clients all unbranded cattle above the age of twelve months, that they may be able to lay their hands upon, and this without the slightest reference to ownership, or any of the other trifling little distinctions &nbsp; of MEUM and TEUM which it is usually &nbsp; considered ought to obtain in all well-l regulated communities. There is a law, and a very arbitrary &nbsp; one it is, authorising the Commissioners of Crown Lands to impound unbranded &nbsp; cattle, and in the event of no owner ap- pearing, to cause them to be sold, and the proceeds paid to the public revenue, but the law which authorizes...
PORT PHILLIP GOVERNMENT GAZETTE. Superintendent's Office, Melbourne, 12th May, 1846. Occupation Licenses. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 5 June 1846
PORT PHILLIP GOVERNMENT GAZETTE, Superintendent's Office, Melbourne, 12th May, 1846. Occupation Licences. AT eleven o'clock on Wednesday, the 24th day of June, 1846, will be put up to auc- tion, at the auction room of Mr. George Sinclair Brodie, Elizabeth-street, Melbourne, the Li- censes to occupy under the regulations of 21st August, 1841, the following portions of land for one year from the 1st July, 1846. Further information respecting the land may be obtained from the Surveyor in charge, and respecting the conditions from the Sub-Trea- surer. The upset price of each lot is £5 per &nbsp; section of 640 acres. 36. Grant, 1066, One thousand and sixty-six acres, parish of Duneed, portions 8 and 9; bounded on the north by the Waurn chain of ponds ; on the east by portions 16 and 10 ; on the south by Crown Land ; and on the west by portion No. 7. 37. Grant, 673, Six hundred and seventy three acres, parish of Carrunge-murnong, por- tion No. 1 ; bounded on the west by the Barwo...
Superindent's office, Melbourne, May 5th, 1846. Occupation Licenses. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 5 June 1846
Superintendent's office, Melbourne, May 5th, 1846. Occupation Licenses. AT Eleven o'clock on Wednesday, the 24th day of June, 1846, will be put up to Auc- tion, at the auction room of Mr. George Sinclair Brodie, Elizabeth-street, Melbourne, the Licenses to occupy under the Regulations of 21st August, 1841, the following portions of land for one year from the 1st July, 1846.— Further information respecting the land may be obtained from the Surveyor in charge, and respecting the conditions, from the Sub-Trea- surer. The upset price of each lot is £5 per &nbsp; section of 640 acres. 1. Bourke, 660, Six hundred and sixty acres, parish of Doutta Galla, portion No, 14 ; bounded on the north by E. J, Brewster's 563 acres pur- chase ; on the east by the Moonee Moonee Ponds, and a road one chain wide ; on the south by section No. 6, and on the west by section No. 13. 2. Bourke, 669, Six hundred and sixty-nine acres, parish of Cutpawpaw, portion No. 8 ; bounded on the north by section...
IMPOUNDINGS. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 5 June 1846
IMPOUNDINGS. At Melbourne, May 13th, 1846—One cream colored gelding Timor pony, switch tail, dark points, has a piece of small cord on the neck, off side on the neck D Y ; one brown yearling heifer, white belly and flanks, a hole in the right ear, off ribs H H ; if not claimed to be sold on 6th June. 27th May—One yellow sided work- ing bullock, bald face, white belly, hind legs and tail, a piece out of the back of the right ear, the horns growing to the cheeks, off rump DR, with 2 side ways under, off ribs a heart with Y under; one red hoop-horned working bullocks, off ribs f m with DMA under, near rump W, with — under, near ribs CLB; one jet black cow, off rump supposed E or a square ; a black yearling bull, a star on the forehead, by her side, un- branded; one red cow, off shoulder a triangle, off ribs cw, off rump BF; one red hoop-horned bul- lock, white belly and tail, the off horn split, has the hair off the neck by the yoke, an indescri- bable brand near ribs ; one red bullock...
Shipping Intelligence. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 5 June 1846
Shipping Intelligence. ARRIVED. June 2.—Lucy, cutter, Miller, master; from Alberton. &nbsp; June 3.—Margaret, schooner, 49 tons, Clinch, master, from Circular Head. CLEARED OUT. June 2.—Diana, schooner, for Western Port. &nbsp; &nbsp; Passengers—Messrs. W. W. Howe and — Howe, and four miners. June 3.—Adelaide, schooner, Gray, master, for Port Albert. Passengers—Mrs. Dixon and child, Mr. Mells and Mary J. Mells. June 4.—Swan, brig, 149 tons, Carder, master, for Launceston. Passengers—Messrs. Dobson, Cox, and Bates. SAILED. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; June 2.—Mary, for Circular Head. June 2.—Lillias, for Hobart Town. IMPORTS. June 2.—Lucy, cutter, from Alberton : 1 par- cel, Acting Collector, Melbourne. June 3.—Margaret, schooner, from Circular Head : 50 tons potatoes, T. H. Power. EXPORTS. June 2.— Diana, schooner, for Western Port : 4 bags sugar, 1 bag rice, 2 bars iron, 3 bales manufactures, 10 trunks ditto, half chest tea, 1 bag sugar, 1 pa...
Criminal Sessions. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 5 June 1846
Criminal Sessions. IT is ordered that a Criminal Sessions and General Gaol Delivery of the Supreme Court of New South Wales for the District of Port Phillip, be holden at the Court House, La Trobe- street, in the town of Melbourne, on Monday, the Fifteenth day of June next, at which all parties concerned are requested to give their at- tendance. Dated the 28th day of May, 1846. WILLIAM A'BECKETT, Resident Judge.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 5 June 1846
Steam from Melbourne to Sydney. THE STEAMER "SHAMROCK," upon her return from Laun- ceston, will sail for Sydney about 9th June. For freight or passage, apply to H. A. SMITH, Flinders-lane. 30th May, 1846. Wanted. A CANDLE MAKER. Apply to JACKSON, RAE, & CO. &nbsp; Juue 5th, 1846. WANTED, A MIDDLE-AGED WOMAN, as Nurse to an old gentleman. Liberal wages will &nbsp; be given. Apply to S. CROOK, Collins-street. To Settlers and Owners of Stations. WANTED, a Situation as Overseer, by a person of several years colonial experi- ence, who can be well recommended. Apply to Thomas Kissock, Collins-street. Wanted, FOUR or 5 bullock drays to bring in Hay from Campbellfield to Melbourne. Apply to M. GIBSON, or at the Caledonian Hotel. Melbourne, 29th May, 1846. Vine Cuttings, Fruit Trees, Flowering Shrubs, and other useful and ornamental plants. PERSONS desirous to plant are informed that they can be supplied with an extensive va- riety of the above from the Camden Gardens...
To the Editor of the Melbourne Argus. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 5 June 1846
To the Editor of the Melbourne Argus. Sir—It cannot diminish whatever it may strengthen your claim to public support at the opening of your paper to establish it as a medium (of giving pub- licity to such paragraphs and sentiments as may be conveyed to you, where the motives and intentions of the writers are pure, and intended for a good purpose. Nor can you indeed throw a brighter lustre on your columns than (that which is much wanting in this country,) to make them the strong advocate for Jus- tice, even handed Justice, to every grade in Society. If you take this as your former position, you may rest content that at this crisis it will much advance your interests. And as a commencement we beg that you will allow the following observations to be inserted in your jour- nal. To you, and the public generally, the subject matter of this suit cannot be a secret, and as the generality of the community sympathise with the party who sought relief, and redress by means of the court of equit...
Original Correspondence. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 5 June 1846
Original Correspondence. " The temper and character which prevail in our colonies, are, I am afraid, unalterable by any human art. We cannot, I fear, falsify the pedigree of this fierce people, and persuade them that they are not sprung from a nation, in whose veins the blood of freedom circulates. The language in which they would hear you &nbsp; tell them this tale, would detect the imposi- &nbsp; tion ; your speech would betray you. An Englishman is the unfittest person on earth to argue another Englishman into slavery." Such was the manly and elo- quent language which the great Edmund Burke, in the House of Commons, ad- dressed to the ministry, seventy-one years ago, in which he mocked at the plans and schemes by which they vainly hoped to crush the liberties of the co- lonists in America. The eloqueuce of the greatest man that ever adorned the country was unavailing, however, either to turn the wretched ministers from their purpose, or to awaken the nation into a...
In the Insolvent Estate of William Kerr, of Melbourne, in the District of Port Phillip and Colony of New South Wales, Newspaper Proprietor and Publisher. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 9 June 1846
In the Insolvent Estate of William Kerr, of Melbourne, in the District of Port Phillip and Colony of New South Wales, Newspaper Pro- prietor and Publisher. NOTICE is hereby given, that an account and plan of Distribution of available assets in the above Estate, now lies at the office of the Chief Commissioner of Insolvent Estates for the District of Port Phillip, at the Supreme Court House, La Trobe-street, Melbourne, for the inspection of the creditors thereof, and that any creditor or other person interested therein objecting to the confirmation of the same must lodge a caveat stating the grounds of such ob- jection, at the office of the said Chief Commis- sioner, within eighteen days from the date hereof. Dated, at Melbourne 6th day of June, A.D. 1846. ARCHIBALD M'LACHLAN, Official Assignee. ALEXANDER M'MASTER, Elected Assignee.