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Despatch of Overland Mall. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 28 July 1846
Despatch of Overland mall. NOTICE is hereby given, that from and after Friday next, the 22nd instant, the Mail for Sydney will be despatched from Mel- bourne, during the winter season, at half-pust four o'clock, p.m., instead of five, as at present. Letters for Sydney will be received up to five minutes of the time of despatch. S. J. USSHER, Acting Postmaster. Post Office, Melbourne, 14th May, 1846.
Domestic Intelligence. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 28 July 1846
Bomeöttc Intelligence. THF TWELFTH JuLY IV S-i DNEY-It seem3 from the .Sentinel of the 16th instant, that the Orange Testival on the 13th was not, after all, allowed to pass off quietly, and that, m fact, but for the highly praiseworthy exertions of the Rev Dr. Gregory, the Roman Catholic Vicar General, an attempt at a massacre of the Protes tants, like that which was happiy frustrated here would have been made iu ¡sydney We leam from the Sentinel, that alter the fruitless attempt of the morning to get up i " hurling mutch,' which we have ali eddy ehronieled " in the evening grent numbers ot the Ilurltiscuugre^ »ted in King street Last, surrounding the Lodge Koora No 1, while the members were peocably assembled in con- vivial conclave, doing honor to their vocation bj manifesting their devotion and loyalty to the Queen and Constitution, whom they assuiled with "curses not loud but deep,' denouneing them as b-y Orangemen, b-y Protest- ants, &.C , with the most lion id threats...
To the Editor of the Melbourne Argus. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 31 July 1846
To the Editor of the Melbourne Argus. Mr. Editor-The following speci- men of " Printers' Greek," taken from an old newspaper, may prove both amusing and acceptable to some of your fair readers. As I am a " Typo" myself, and there- fore fully competent to unravel the mys- tery, and being in want of a pnrtner to share my joys and sorrows through this weary life, I trust some " bonnie lassie" after reading the extract, who may be desirous to know the meauiug of it, will be induced to accept me, not only for purpose of gratifying her curiosity, (for which her sex are so justly celebrated,) but of thereby gaining a warm, affection- ate, and confiding " lord and master." I subscribe myself, Your's &c, Typo. Melbourne, July 27th. The following is the Extract referred toJ: i - # ~" A brother Typo having united him- self ia the " holy bonds of matrimony," and having sent us a portion of the wedding cake, we make our respectful bow to the happy pair, and em ,-A-, the opportunity to re...
Public Works Office, Melbourne, 22nd July, 1846. Tenders Required. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 31 July 1846
Public Works Office, Melbourne, 22nd July, 1846. Tenders Required. HP > ,KlS wil1 ho re"-'ived until Twelve JL o click, at noon, on Thursday the 2nd ' August nit, from persons willing to contract for certain ¡Fittings for the Supremo Couit, Mel- bourne, i Tenders o be endorsed, on the left hand cor- ner, . 'lenjer for fittings to the Supreme Court," , and placedin the tender box at the west entrance j ot thu new Government Offices. The speofication muy be seen anil all infor- mation obtuned by applying to the above office, , between tb hours ol teu o'clock, a.m., and one o clock, p.n. ' By ord¿ of his Honor the Superintendent, HENRY GINN, j Clerk of Works.
Court of Requests, FOR THE COUNTY OF BOURKE. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 31 July 1846
Court of Requests, FOU THE COUNtY Or E0U11KE. NOTICE is hereby given that the Court of Requests for this County will be holden in Melbourne, at the Court House, Collins street, 011 Monday, the 3rd August, 1846, and the following days, at the hour of nine o'clock in the forenoon. Plaints must be delivered at the office of the Registrar on or before Saturday, the 27th day of July, instant. Defences or sets-ofF must be filed on or before Thursday, the 30th day of July, instant, Every plaint, defence, or set-off, must have the , name and residence of plaintiff and defendant written thereon. Ia defended cases the plea of defence, or notice of set-off, must be in accordance with the forms presciibed by the late Rules of Court. By order of the Commissioner, J. S. GRIFFIN, Registrar.
Tender[?] for the supply of Provisions. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 31 July 1846
Tenderi for the, supply of Pa-o .l.MMniP&SlOnS. JL; l'oral, ac.¡ íor i!!? supply, of IVovision«. County of/Normanby, including the town of Portland, ¡fount Eckersley, and Port Fairy, hav- ing, accorqng to agreement, given three months notice thatiis contract will cease on the 30th of September next : Notice is hereby given that Tenders w11 be received at this office, until 12 o'clock or Friday, the 31st of July next for fur nishiug tje required supplies from 1st October to the 31st December, 1846. The particulars of the supplies and the condi- tions relating to them, are specified in the notice from this office, dated 24th September, 1845, and published in the Melbourne Government Cutella. The Tenders tire to be deposited in a box marked " Tenders,'' at the western entrance of the Go- vernment Ofhces, to be sealed, and endorsed " Tenders lo: Provisions." C. J. LA TROBE. Superinten lent's Office, 20th June, 1346.
Tenders required for the supply of Provisions, &c., &c. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 31 July 1846
Tenders required for the supply of £*iovisions, «Sec., «Sec. THE present contractor for furnishing sup- plies of provisions, forage, Sec. for the es ttblishments o( the Colonial Government ae Mcl biurne, Geelong, and Mount Rouse, with the other places attached to these divisions, having, according to agreement, given three months no- tice that his tóutiact will cease on the 30tll of September next, notice is hereby given that ten- déis will be received attbis office until 12 o'clock on Saturday, the 15th day of August next, for furnishing the required supplies for the period from the 1st Cctober to the 31st December, 1846, both days ¡uchsivc. The particulars of the Supplies, and the condi- tions relating to them, are specified in the notice Irom this ofhcï, dated 24th of September, 1845, and publisheuin the Port Phillip Government Gazelle. Am further information can be ob- tained at the Sub Treasury. The tenders are to be scaled, and endorsed '' Tender for Provisions," and to be dep...
Public Works Office, Melbourne, 22nd July, 1846. Tenders Required. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 31 July 1846
, ¡ Public WoPks Office, Melbourne, 22nd July, 1846. ^anders X&equirod., TENDERS will be received until 12 o'clock, atioon(oii Thursday, the 2nd August next, ftomjpeisons willing to contract for certain repairs to Public Buildings, in Melbourne. Tenders! to be endorsed, on the left hand corner, "Tender for repairs to Public Build- ings," und placed in the tender box at the west entrance of ¡lie new Government Offices. The specjfications may be seen ami all in for-. inatiou obtained hy upplyiug ne the above office, between the hours of 10 o'clock, a.m., und I o'clock, p.m. By order of his Honor the Superintendent, i HENRY GINN, Clerk of Works.
Clerk of Work's Office, Melbourne, 29th July, 1846. TENDERS REQUIRED. Preliminary Notice to Contractors in distant parts of the District. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 31 July 1846
Clerk of Work's Office, Melbourne, 29th July, 1046. TENDERS REQUIRED. ¡Preliminary Notice to Contrac- tors In distant parts of the district. TENDERS will he required for the erection of n Lighthouse on Cape Otway. The plans, specification, and description of site of such light- house will be on view at the above office on and after the 27th day of August next, when every information will be given, and a fur- ther notice will appear in the Government Ga- zette. By order of hi» Honor the Superintendent, HENRY GINN, , . Clwic oí Wort«.
Colonial Secretary's Office, Sydney, 5th May, 1846. Rewards for the Discovery of Illicit Distillation. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 31 July 1846
Colonial Secretary's Office, Sydney, 5th May, 1846. Sawards for tbo "Discovery of Illicit Distillation. ÎTT IS Excillency the Governor has been jj pleased to direct that the following Rules shall be establshed in rewarding persons who either directly ir indirectly may give information to uny Inspector of Distilleries or other officer of Government, hading to the secure of an un- licensed Still ia any part of the Colony, or infor- mation leadinr to the conviction of any person engaged citherns a principal or authorised Agent in uny Licemed Distillery or Rectifying Estab- lishment, of oiy offence against the Laws which exist for thei* regulation, or to the discovery of any practices in or connected with such Estab- lishment by which the revenue is defrauded. 1.-The Rjwaid to be paid will be n sum never exceeding Fifty Pounds, to be determined by the | Governor according to the circumstances ol' each case, and the value of the seizure. 2.-The person on whose information the sei- zure i...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 31 July 1846
JOB PAINTING. , Tbe Poduó aub nssPEfcr rvtii- infoihibd, tut OF' ALL KINDS, WILL.HE EWCUTpD AT THE MEJjBOVR»SíE ASG-TÜS OFFICE, IKitfc »ealtt«s,apcuracjij apd despatch, The Printer pa> Ucularly invites dttcntipn io /us prmtjii£io/.B00A'-Jl'OIi/&lt;f, t/ic u>/¡o/c p/ /ii., ty#e far that purpose being ¡peijectly new, and conse- quently gieatly superior to any other office in Melbourne.
Public Works' Office, Melbourne, 22nd July, 1846. Tenders Required. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 31 July 1846
Public Works' Office, Melbourue, 22nd July, 1846. Tenders Required. JENDERS will be received until 12 o'clock, at noon, on Thursday, the 9th August next, from persons willing to contract for certain articificers' work connected with the erection of the Superintendent's Cottage, botanic gardens, Melbourne. Tenders to be endorsed, on the left hand corner, " Tender for Superintendent's Cottage, Botanic Gardens," and placed in the tendor box at the west entrance of the new Government Offices. The plans and specifications may be seen and all information obtained by applying to the above office between the hours of 10 o'clock, a.m., and 1 o'clock, p.m. By order of his, Honor the Superintendent, HENRY GINN, Clerk of Works.
PROCLAMATION. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 31 July 1846
PROCLAMATION. By, his Excellency Sir George Gipps, Knigbt, , Captain General and Commander-in-Chiet Of the Territory of New South Wales and its Dependencies, and Vice Admiral of the same, &c, &c. IN pursuance of the authority in me,vested hy a certain Act of the .Imperial Parliament in Grout Britain and ireland, passed in the SÜ^and 6th year of her Majesty's reign, intituled, '. An Act foi- regulating the sale of Waste Lands be- longing to the Crown in the Australian Colonies;" I do hereby notify and proclaim, that at Eleven o'clock of Wednesday, the 12th day of* August uext^the following Town and Suburban Lots of Land will be offered for Sale, by Public Auction, at the Auction Room of Mr. George Sinclair Brodie, Elizabeth-street, Melbourne,'at the upset price affixed to each lot,, respectively, on the^ terms and conditions, and under the pro- visions of the above recited Act. (Deposit 10 per,ceat.) TOWN LOTS. 1. Nora. " , ^".u,,allotment No. 15 of secuôâ"-/3r. Upset...
Commercial Intelligence. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 31 July 1846
ffiommwíal EtttcUïgcitfc. Sales effected by Messrs. Mickle and Lilburne during the past week :- v' Forty fat bullocky from 65s. to 72s. 6d. ; 50 ditto inferior, from 50s. to 60s. ; 200 wethers, at 11s. 6d.; 660 ditto, at Ils.; a team of'working bullocks, at £9 per pair. Melbourne, July 30, SYDNEY MARKETS-July 24. The markets are steady ; flour sells at £16 per Ion; wheat 5s. 6d. per bushel ; maize, 4s. 6d.* per bushel ; best hysonskin tea, £3 15s, per chest ; sugar, £24 per ton. , ( .._ ....l.ntt.TUW woni^MÄRKET, houses with account sales of colonial wool, and prices current,'all of which concur in describing the prospects of the wool market ns cheering', though its present tendency is of a drooping cha- racter. Oue wool-broker, under date the I9th ' March, says-" Our wool market continues iu a very languid and unsatisfactory* ¡.tate, though without any material change in the prices, ex- cept in skin wools, which, at the last public sale in London, ranged a penny to three half 'penc...
Despatch of Overland, Mail. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 31 July 1846
Despatch of Overland, Mall. NOTICE is hereby given, that from and after Friday next, the 22nd instant, the Mail for Sydney will- be despatched from Mel- bourne, during the winter season, at half-pust four o'clock, p.m., instead of five, as at present. Letters for Sydney will be received up to live minutes of the tinieof despatch. J. USSHER, Acting ' Postmaster. Post Office/Melbourne, 14th May, 184G.
THE DUST-HOLE OF THE EMPIRE. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 31 July 1846
THE DUST-HOLE OF THE EMPIRE. Lord Stanley's reply to the demand of Van Diemen's Land is enough to make the colonies bless themselves that he is no longer Colonial Minister. The case of the settlers is most grievous ; the j answer is so glaringly irrational that it j amounts to insult. Some years ago the atrocities of the convict system provoked inquiry, and the stream of transportation to the Aus- tralian colonies was arrested. The hulks and prisoners in England being thus choked with untransported convicts, the system of transportaron was renewed in full force, only it was directed exclusively to Van Diemen's Land. It was also modified by subjecting the convicts to a probationary confinement in particular places ; but the ultimate effect was, that tiom 1841 to 1844 inclusive, more than 1G.OO0 convicts hnve been poured into Van Diemen's Land. Of that number only 2.500 are females. In the debate of the Laids, last week, Lurd Stanley m&do light of the practice which thus intro...