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TICKET-OF-LEAVE HOLDERS MELBOURNE. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 26 December 1848
TICKET-OF-LEAVE HOLDERS MELBOURNE. NOTICE is hereby given, that all Ticket of-Leave holders for the District of Melbourne, are requested either personally or in writing, to re- port their names, residences, the names of their masters, or employers, their trades, or means of maintaining them- selves, at this office, between the 1st and 14th days of January next. W. R. BELCHER, &nbsp; Clerk Petty Sessions. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Police-office, Melbourne, 18th December, 1848.
Select Poetry. ADDRESS TO THE FREEMASONS. (Delivered at their Festival, June 21st, 1848, in aid of the Funds of their Asylum, for the poor and aged Masons.) [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 26 December 1848
Select Poetry. &nbsp; &nbsp; ADDRESS TO THE FREEMASONS. (Delivered at their Festival, June 21st, 1848, in aid of the Funds of their Asylum, for the poor and aged Masons.) 'A rich man lived 'mid all that life could know Of Peace arid Plenty in our lot below ; &nbsp; His wealth was ready, and his hand was kind, Where friends might sue, or rigid duty bind ; He gave to kindred, and bestowed his aid &nbsp; &nbsp; Where Right could sanction the demand it &nbsp; made; But there it paused—his bosom never felt Compassion's impulse kindle, rise, and melt ; With Stoic ease he turned from every cause That had no claim except through Mercy's &nbsp; laws ; And coldly good, he measured out his span— An honest, moral, true, and prudent man. The Rich Man died, and cleansed from eoathly leaven, Upwards he sprung, on pinions stretched for heaven ; &nbsp; Onward he soared, and well nigh reached the gate Where Angel sentries ever watch and ...
DISTRICT PETTY SESSIONS. Saturday, December 23rd, 1848. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 26 December 1848
DISTRICT PETTY SESSIONS. &nbsp; Saturday, December 23rd, 1848. &nbsp; A District Court of Petty Sessions was held this morning at the Police Office The following Magistrates occupied the Bench:—Dr. Macar- &nbsp; thur, Chairman, Drs. Wilmot and Fletcher, Messrs. Edward Curr, Janus Smith, and W. Thomas. River Plenty Races. Mr. James Watson, landlord of the " Plough Inn," on the River Plenty Road, applied for the temporary removal of his license to the Race- &nbsp; course, four miles from his licensed house, in order to supply those persons who might attend the Races on Tuesday next. &nbsp; Mr. James Smith said the application was not signed by the Steward, nor by any person living in the neighbourhood ; neither was there any guarantee that the peace would be preserved. If such applications were granted, there would be nothing but racing all over the country at every public house. Mr. Watson said, Dr. Ronald and Mr. Furniss had volunteered to act...
Grange Police Office, 8th December, 1848. NOTICE. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 29 December 1848
Grange Police Office, 8th December, 1848. NOTICE. TO BE SOLD BY PUBLIC AUC- TION, at the Police-office, Grange, at 12 o'clock, on the 29th day of Decem- ber, if not previously claimed, one black mare, aged, branded HO on the near shoulder, together with one saddle and one bridle ; the property of a man named William Brown, who escaped from the Watch-house, Grange, charged with being a prisoner of the Crown at large. &nbsp; By order of the Bench of Magistrates, &nbsp; PETER TIGHE, &nbsp; &nbsp; Chief Constable, &nbsp; Grange. &nbsp;
SUPPLY OF PILES. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 29 December 1848
SUPPLY OF PILES. TENDERS will be received until noon of Saturday, the 30th instant, &nbsp; from parties willing to contract for a supply of piles required in extending the Jetty at William's Town. Tenders to he endorsed "Tender for &nbsp; Piles," and deposited in the box marked " Tenders for Works and Stores," at the western entrance of the Government Offices. The piles to be delivered on the beach adjoining the Jetty at William's Town. Specification may be seen, and every information obtained at the undermen- tioned office. The Government will not necessarily accept the lowest tender. By order of his Honor, The Superintendent, DAVID LENNOX, Superintendent of Bridges Bridge Office, Melbourne, 12th December, 1848.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 29 December 1848
NOTICS. MONDAY the 1st January will be observed as a Holiday at this Bank. D. C. M'ARTHUR, Manager. Bank of Australasia, 28th December, 1848. Vuion Sank of Australia. NOTICE ia hereby given, that this Bank will be closed on Monday and Tuesday next, lal and 2nd January, 1849, for the half yearly balance. W. FLETCHER, Manager. "Vesta" Steamer, WILIf «miañe» nn »»day, _, ,3¿&lt;»¡jJ .._ ,*ha,rf? Melbourne, at 7 o clock m the morning Queen's Wharf, at Geelo_gg at 2 in the afternoon ? Sunday, «copied, Melbourne, GE°*GE WARD COLE, 11th December, 1848. ^^»ñdoilDr^ot; To Load in Hobsm's Bay. y rer,rTboffiM «^ cargo engaged-wili have qufck *Ç& °' h4 tor freight or passage, havins fir.».'.. 1 commodation. tor Ww"pV^ '^ DALGETY, GORE, & CO' November 28, 1848Melb0UtDeand GMH For London »ireot. IHE A.1 fittt-clais Btiii,J built ship " E T , BERKSHIRE, John Whyte, Commander, . now ready to receiv, _L ""."i, v ûn&lt;1 Wl11 ""eetwilhqnickdM patch, her accommodation f...
QUEEN'S WHARF APPROACHES. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 29 December 1848
QUEEN'S WHARF APPROACHES. TENDERS will be received until noon of Saturday the 30th instant, from &nbsp; parties willing, to contract for forming a portion of the Approaches (westward) to the Queen's Wharf at Melbourne. Tenders to be endorsed " Tender for &nbsp; Queen's Wharf Approaches," and depo- sited in the box marked " Tender for Works and Stores," at the western en- trance of the Government Offices. Plan and specification may be seen, and every information obtained at the under- mentioned office. The Government will not necessarily, accept the lowest tender. By order of His Honor The Superintendent, DAVID LENNOX, Superintendent of Bridges. Bridge Office, Melbourne, December 12, 1848.
TO THE VICE PRESIDENT AND TRUSTEES OF THE SAVINGS! BANK OF PORT PHILLIP. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 29 December 1848
TO THE VICE PRESIDENT AND TRUSTEES OF THE SAVINGS' BANK OF PORT PHILLIP. I Do hereby give you notice, that I claim payment, from the funds of the Savings' Bank of Port Phillip, of the sum of Twenty-two pounds six shillings and six pence, being the balance of money deposited in said Savings' Bank by the late Michael Dolan, deceased , and I claim to be entitled to receive the said sum of money belonging to the said Michael Dolan, at the time of his death, on the ground that I am his widow, and that he died without leaving any issue. Dated at Melbourne, this Twentiethday of December, 1848. her JANE x DOLAN. mark Signed by the said Jane Dolan, in &nbsp; the presence of, John Patterson, and Patrick M'Manus, &nbsp; Witnesses. &nbsp;
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 29 December 1848
JOB PRINTING. TB! PUDUC IRK HE5rtCTFULLY IHÍOnMBD, THAT §oh ghtfntfttg OF ALL KI*&lt;DS, WILL II BXSCUTED AT (KB ARCH'S OFFICE, With ntatmss,accuraey,and despatch. The Printer particularly invites attention to hit «inline ofBOOK-WORK, the whole of his type L that purpose being perfectly new, andconse iiwtnUy greatly superior to any other' office m tiitlbeurne. __________________ NOTXCS POUND-KEEPERS and otheis requiring the publication of advertisements in tht Government Gazettk, are requested to forward iheirnotices, from this date to the A rous Office, Collins-street, the Gazette being now printed at . thal oßce._ ¡Register of Strayed Cattle, AT the request of a number of our subscribers we bave opened at the Publishing Office of ibis Journal, a Registry of Strayed Cattle, with the view of enabling the owners to recover their mi«smg stock at small expense. We have, therefore, to invite settlers who may "have strayed cattle on their runs, to furnish to this office a descrip...
Colonial Secretary's Office, Sydney, 12th December, 1848. CROWN LANDS BEYOND THE SETTLED DISTRICTS. RUNS OF INSOLVENTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 29 December 1848
Colonial Secretary's Office, Sydney, 12th December, 1848. CROWN LANDS BEYOND THE SETTLED DISTRICTS. RUNS OF INSOLVENTS. REFERRING to that portion of the Regula- tion of 1st January, 1848, headed "Transfer of Runs," in which it is stated that if a &nbsp; person who had a right to demand a Lease &nbsp; of a Run of Crown Lands in his occupa- &nbsp; tion, under the terms ot the 11th section of &nbsp; Chapter II. of Her Majesty's Order in Council of &nbsp; 9th March, 1847, shall have died or become in- &nbsp; solvent without having exercised such right, the demand for the Lease will be received by the Government from his representative, or from any one coming forward on his representative's behalf. His Excellency the Governor deems it proper &nbsp; to caution the Assignees of Insolvent Estates that, in order to secure the rights of their constituents, &nbsp; they must in each case report without delay the sequestration of th...
MELBOURNE MARKETS. Thursday, Dec. 28. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 29 December 1848
MELBOURNE MARKETS. Thursday, Dec. 28. Grain.—The price of wheat may still be quoted at from 3s 9d to 4s per bushel. Nearly tbe entire of the barley and oat crops have been cut down and secured. The latter species of grain is &nbsp; spoken of, as being this season, the finest quality ever yet grown in the district, and the quantity produced such as will render us less dependent upon Van Diemen's Land for supplies, than we have hitherto been. Unfortunately for the wheat crop, the weather after a short interval of dryness and warmth, has again assumed a wintry aspect, and the farmers are now beginning to think, that it is doomed to be sacrificed to the strangest and most changeable season, ever experienced since cultivation was begun in the province. &nbsp; Flour.—First quality is selling at £10 10s ; seconds, at£9 10s per 20001bs. &nbsp; &nbsp; Hay.—This article is now selling at £2 2s per ton, but should the present weather continue, its value will soo...
The Argus. I am in the place where I am demanded of conscience to speak the truth, and therefore the truth I speak imp[?] it wh[?] list." FRIDAY, DECEMBER 29, 1848. THE RULES OF COURT. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 29 December 1848
The Argus. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; I am in the place where I am demanded of conscience to speak tbe truth, and therefore the truth I speak impugn it whoso list." FRIDAY, DECEMBER 29, 1848. THE RULES OF COURT. The Observer, with his dying breath, has a last fling on the subject of the repeal of the Rules of Court, and as another hand than " the creature's" is visible in the expiring effort, we will give it place. Our contemporary says — " The Argus still maintains an attempt at defence, and identifies itself, therefore, with the truth or falsehood of its original statement, in justification of which it cannot now plead ignorance. So long then as there is a possibility of any one being deceived, we feel bound to follow the deceiver into his last retreat, and do our best to unearth him. It is still main- tained that the rules were in full opera- tion, and that William Kerr would have been entitled to all the advantages of them, if they had not been repealed. Now, i...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 29 December 1848
TO THE INTENDING SHAREHOL- DERS OF THE VICTORIA FIRE AND MARINE INSURANCE COMPANY. GENTLEMEN—Being a candidate for the office of Surveyor to the above Company, I beg to to solicit your support and influence, and to assure you, that if elected, I will use my ut most exertions to promote the interests and pros perity of the Proprietary, and to fulfil the duties required in such situation. &nbsp; I shall endeavour, previous to the day of elec tion, personally to wait upon each Shareholder, and attest my qualifications for the office, to those to whom I am unknown. I have the honour to be, Gentlemen, Your obedient servant, GEORGE WHARTON, Architect and Surveyor. Collins-street, December 4th, 1848. Notice. MR. JOHN M'CANDLISH has been ap- pointed Collector, and Shipping Reporter to the Argus. &nbsp; For all monies paid to him on account of this establishment, printed receipts bearing the signa- ture of the undersigned will be given. EDWARD WILSON. Argus Office, December 2...
Shipping Intelligence. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 29 December 1848
Shipping Intelligence. ARRIVED. December 26.—Martha and Elizabeth, schoo- ner, 82 tons, Irvine, master, from Hobart Town. F. E. Beaver, agent. December 28—Barbara, cutter, 16 tons, Ful- &nbsp; larton, master, from Geelong—with sundry free goods. CLEARED OUT. December 27.— Velocity, schooner, 138 tons, M'Veigh, master, for Sydney. Passengers—Mr. and Mrs. Crossley, Mr. O'Connor, Mr. R. Tomkins, Mr Russell, Miss Doyle, and Mr Osborne. December 27.—Teaser, schooner, 58 tons, Organ, Master, for Launceston and Circular &nbsp; Head, in ballast. Passenger—Mr Charles Martin. December 27. — Juno, steamer, 362 tons, Kirsopp, commander, for Sydney. Passengers— Miss Brandberry, Messrs. Miller, Allen, Fowler, Thomson, Lovel, Perry and two servants, Watts, Mr and Mrs Gordon, Mr. and Mrs Harrison, Messrs Webb, Britton, Nicholson, and Roberts. December 27.—Enterprise, schooner, 58 tons, Miller, master, for Hobart Town. Passenger — Mrs Stephens. December 27.—Diana, lighter, for Geelon...
RICHARD GODFREY. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 29 December 1848
RICHARD GODFREY. &nbsp; INFORMATION is requested at the Superintendent's Office respecting the present abode and position of "Ri- &nbsp; chard Godfrey," who was some time since in the assigned service of Mr George Langhorne, of the Aboriginal Mission on the Yarra. C. J. LA TROBE. Superintendent's Office, Melbourne, May 12, 1848, IMPOUNDED at the Broken River, on the 19th December, 1848, by order of the Commissioner of Crown Lands for the District of Murray- 1 dark brown or black gelding pony, long tail, lame in near fore leg, from a sprain of back tendon, (aged) branded B near side under saddle Also on the 21st December, &nbsp; 1 brown bullock, RS off ribs; 5 off shoulder, WI off rump, 8 off thigh, DC off ribs, K y near ribs &nbsp; 1 light strawberry bullock, TM off rump, SS near ribs 1 brown bullock, broad horns, S off rump, 1 near rump 22 1 red cow, WH within a circle off rump 1 yellow cow, WH within circle off rump, heifer calf by her side 1 red an...
ENGLISH EXTRACTS. THE WOOL TRADE, &c. (From Bell's Messenger, August 28.) [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 29 December 1848
ENGLISH EXTRACTS. The Wool Trade, &c. (From Bell's Messenger, August 26.) Very large imports of wool took place in London last week, viz., 1320 bales from Hobart Town, 1850 from Sydney, 3062 from Port Phillip, 44 from Table. Bay, 320 from Algoa Bay, 40 from the Cape, 51 from Naples. and 443 from Taganrog. Privately, a steady business &nbsp; is doing in most kinds of wool, the rates of which are fairly supported. Liverpool.—Saturday last.—Although there has been little doing in foreign wool, prices are well supported ; and, should the weather take up, it will im- part more confidence and tend to greater activity in the trade. In Scotch there has been some inquiries for laid black faced and laid Cheviot, both of which are scarce at present. Imports for the week ending August 26—Foreign 2722, previously 48,020 ; total 50,742 bales. Scotch 381, previously 9339 ; total 9720 bales. Leeds.—A fair amount of business has been done at the warehouses, and the manufacturers cont...
Original Correspondence. To the Editor of the Argus. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 29 December 1848
Original Correspondence. To the Editor of the Argus. Mr. Editor,—In my last I brought down my Sketch of Australian Agri- culture to 1845 ; I shall now endeavour to shadow out its probable progress to 1866—the- period at which rny prospective view of the wool trade terminates. Here, again, I shall, as nearly as practicable, assimilate the supposed advance of New South Wales, to its actual progress, as laid down in the official Government Returns for the period 1836-47. Upon referring to these documents, and my preceding com- munication, it appears that the extent of ground, sown in wheat, had increased, during the five years 1836-40, by 22,251 acres, or 43 per cent. During the next five, 1841-5, by 13,761 acres, or 18½ per cent. Here we must pause. The returns for 1846 show only an increase of 1016 acres, or 1.1 per cent above those for 1845, and the returns for 1847, compared with those of 1846, show an actual decrease of 7866 acres, equal to 9.7 per cent. These various results exhi...
Colonial Secretary's Office, Sydney, 15th Dec., 1848. ROADS. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 29 December 1848
Colonial Secretary's Office, Sydney, 15th Dec., 1848. ROADS. HIS Excellency the Governor, with the advice of the Executive Council, having deemed it expedient to open and make certain Parish Roads in the district of Port Phillip, viz. :— 1.—From North Geelong to the bridge over the Moorarbool River at Bates' Ford, being part of the Great Western Road. 2.—From Fyans' Ford at the Moorarbool River, passing through the reserve for Police, and portions 1 and 2 of sections No. 14, in the parish of Moorpanyal, in the County of Grant. 3.—Through sections 19 and 20 in the County of Grant, parish of Barrabool. Notice is hereby given, that in confor- mity with the provisions of the Act of the Governor and Council, 4 William the 4th, No. 11, intituled, " An Act for mak- " ing, altering, and improving the Roads " throughout the Colony of New South " Wales, and for opening and improving " the streets in the towns thereof," sur- veyings and tracings shewing the intended lines of the said roads are...