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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 11 August 1846
Ki. Xiang-'s Xiocture on Geology. PRICE SIXPENCE, TO BE HAD AT THIS OFFICE, AND Mt. MatVLfyone, Qtollirw=8tmt. MR. E. M. L. SMITH has been appointed to collect the debts due to the Augus Office to the 30th ultimo, and will furnish receipts on payment of the several amounts, bearing the signature of the undersigned, countersigned by he collector. Prompt payment of the outstanding amounts is re-spectfully requested. WILLIAM KERR. Argus Office, 6th July, 1846.
PRICE CURRENT, MELBOURNE. August 10, 1846. IMPORTS. IN EXTENSIVE AND REGULAR DEMAND. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 11 August 1846
PRICE CURRENT, MELBOURNE. August 10, 1846. IMPORTS. IN EXTENSIVE AND IlEOULAU DEMAND. £ í. d. Rum, B. P., 10 o, p, .gallon 0 6$ Brandy, Mar tell's, ".Is. to 0 8 0 Ale, in bottle. Dunbar's .dozen 0 10 6 Alkopp's, ". 0 11 í Other brands.;. " 0 11 f. Ale in bulk. Bass .hogshead Nant Alsopp's . " None Other brands. t 5 0 ( Stout in bottle. Dunbar's .doun 0 10 l 0¿/ier brands.t Oil i Stout in bulk. Taylor's .hogshead None Other brands. >f jVone Tea, Hysonskin. chest 4 4 Congou . w 5 10 Rice, good ordinary.." 0 0 Salt, Liverpool, course, ton . 3 10 Sugar, Ration. Mauritius .ton 24 0 Manilla. 24 0 Java." 21 O O" Bai ret'«. ¿6", 0 1 1 Other brands. " O d U' Cigars, in bond. Manilla, No. 3 . 1000 3 15 0 « 4i. " 2 5 0 Woolpacks, hemp .each 0 6 0 Sacks, 3 bushels, . '" 0 1 8 Gunny Bags. 0 0 9 Tow.lb. 0 1 4 Hemp., 0 1 8 Iron, rod and bar, . ton 14 0 0 Deals, 9 inch ..foot O O 7J ,. " . ». ° ° 91 Window glass, assorted.... 100ft aver. 2 16 " 0 IN CONSIDERADLE DEMAND^ Geneva, in. bottle, duty ...
Criminal Sessions. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 11 August 1846
Criminal Sessions. IT if ordered that a Criminal Sessions and Ge- neral Gaol Delivery of the Supreme Court for the District of Port Phillip, be holden at the Court House, Latrobe-street, in the Town of Melbourne, on Monday, the seventeenth day of August next, at which all parties concerned are requested to give their attendance. Dated this 30th day of July, A.D. 1846. &nbsp; WILLIAM A'BECKETT, Resident Judge.
Tenders required for the supply of Provisions, &.c., & c. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 11 August 1846
Tenders required for the supply of Provisions, &.c, «Le. TUL present contractor for furnishing sup- plies of provisions, forage, &c. for the es- tablishments oi the Colonial Government at Mel- bourne, Geelong, and Mount Rouse, with the other plucks attuched io these divisions, having, uceording to agreement, given three months no- tice tint his contract will cease on the 30th rf September next, notice is beieby given that tv.u - ders will be received atthis office until 12 o'clock on ^atmdny, the 15th day of August next, for furnishing the required supplies for the period from the l»t October to the31st Decembei, 1846, both days inclusive. Hie pmtioulars of the Supplies, and the condi- tions relating to them, are specified in the notice from tins office, dated 24th of September, 1845, and published in the Port Phillip Government Gazelle Any fuither infoiinution can be ob- tained at the bub lriusury. I he tenders are to be sealed, and endorsed ' lender foi Prowsions, ...
Public Works' Gffice, Melbourne, 31st July, 1846. Tenders Required. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 11 August 1846
Public Works' Office, Melbourne, 31st July, 1846. &nbsp; Tenders Required. TENDERS will be received until 12 o'clock, &nbsp; at noon, on Saturday, the 15th August next, from persons, willing to contract for cer- tain artificers' works, connected with the erection of one wing of the " Lunatic Asylum," near Melbourne. Tenders to be endorsed, " Tender for Lunatic Asylum," and placed in the Tender box at the west entrance of the New Government Offices. The plans, specifications, form of tender, and security for the strict performance of the works as set forth, and all informution obtained, by apply- ing 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.
THE PORTER BANQUET. SPEECH OF MR. PORTER. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 11 August 1846
THE PORTER BANQUET. SPEECH OF MR. PORTER. Mr. Chairman, Vice-Chairmen, and Gentlemen-In rising to acknowledge the very flattering compliments paid me by your chairman, on this to me interesting and unexpected occasion, in testimony of the humble efforts made in support of your interests during my residence in the mothercountry. It is exceedingly gratify- ing to think that the honor conferred upon me emanates from a body of gen- tlemen (a great many of you my own personal friends,) connected with, and identified with every interest in the co- lony ; while it comes free and untainted by party spirit, and has its origin in no other feeling but that of a desire to be- nefit your adopted land. In being thus called upon to give expression to my sen- timents, I trust that you will bear with me while I take a review of what is pass- ing, more particularly at home, with oc- casional reference to what may be made subservient to to the colony, and without any desire that my suggestions or my o...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 11 August 1846
for Launceston. IHE fine new brig RAVEN, _ William Bell, commander, 'will positively sail for the above iport on Friday evening, the 14th instant. For freight or pasíage, apply to II. A. SMITH, Market-square. 11th August, 1846. To Xet, A HOUSE, consisting of SHOP and four rooms, situate at the corner of Queen and Little Collins-streets. For particulars apply on the premises, to S. GOODE. Now Publishing-, REMARKS on the Probable Origin and Antiquity of the &öorigtnal Nattbw of iarto Soutfj BY A COLONIAL MAGISTRATE. On sale by MESSRS. J. PULLAR & CO., Collins-street. Melbourne, ) August 8, 1846. S Welmeira Subscription Post. MR. DAVID ANDERSON, Burn Bank Inn, Pyrenee», will convey a mail to the Weimeira, on and after Sunday, 9th August, im- mediately on the arrival of the mail fioui Mel- bourne at Boninyong, leaving the station of Alex- j ander Irvine, Esq., on Monday morning, pass- ing the station of J. A. Cameron, Esq., at 11 o'clock, a.m., the station of W. H. Petti...
PORT PHILLIP GOVERNMENT GAZETTE. Colonial Secretary's Office, Sydney, 26th May, 1846. IMMIGRATION. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 11 August 1846
PORT PHILLIP GOVJBSKK1KENT 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 apphca tion for free passages for his or her children will be received from any liounty Immigrant who left ?Great Britain on or before the 7 th day of January, 1842,* provided that suth Immigrant was pro- duced before, and passed by, the Immigration Hoard either at Syduey or Melbourne, as one of a married couple. Hie applications ore to be addressed to the Agent for Immigration, al Sydney,...
PROCLAMATION. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 11 August 1846
PROCLAMATION. By his Excellency Sir George Gipps, Knight, Captain-General and Commander-in-Chief 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 by a certain Act of the Imperial Parliament in Great Britain and Ireland, passed m the 5lh and 6th year of her Majesty's reign, intituled, '. An Act jor regulating the sale of Waste Lands be longm¿ to the Ciown in the Austialtan Colantes," I do hereby notify and proclaim, that at Eleven o'clock of Wednesday, the 12th day of August next, the following lown 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 cent.) TOWN LOTS. 1. North Geelong, 2r. Two roods, allotment No. 15 of section 24. Up...
Shipping Entelligence. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 11 August 1846
Shipping Intelligence ARRIVED. August 9-Raven, brig, 170 tons, Bell, master, from Adelaide. Passengers-Messrs. Kemp, Sanger, Power, Clark, Peter, Esgar, Bolger, Bransgrove, M'Leod, Supple, Jenkins, Coles, Mrs. Constable, Miss Jolly, Mrs. Rigby, and four native aborigines of New South Wales. August 10.-Mary, cutter, 56 tons, G. Brush, master, from Circular Head. Passenger-Mr. G. Parkins. August 10.-Harlequin, schooner, from Syd ney. Passenger-Mr. W. Clarke. CLEARED OUT. August 7.-Swan, brig, Carder, master, for &nbsp; Launceston. Passengers-Messrs. Thudberry, G. Marshall, and J. Macrae. August 10. - Glenbervie, barque, Russell, master, for London. Passengers-Messrs. Cock- burn, Woolley, Campbell, and Thomas. SAILED. &nbsp; &nbsp; August 7.-Ellen and Eiizabeth, schooner, for Portland Bay. August 8.-Swan, brig, for Launceston. &nbsp; IMPORTS. August 9.-Raven, brig-, 170 tons, Bell, mas- ter, from Adelaide, 20 bags pepper, Heape and Grice; 2 cases saddler...
ARRIVAL OF THE NEW GOVERNOR. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 11 August 1846
ARRIVAL OF THE NEW GOVERNOR. By our last night's express we have the gratifying intelligence of .the safe arrival in the Colony of his Excellency Sir 'Charles A. Fitzroy, the new Governor, of the Colony. The following account of his Excellency's arrival and installation is furnished us by our Sydney corres- pondent v Sydney, August 4th, 1846. It was seen by the signal hoisted at Fort Phillip, at day light on Sunday morning last, (August 2.) That a Ship had made her ap- pearance to the Southward, and as the " new Governor" was hourly expected, every one was on the gui vive to ascertain what vessel it was. The feeling of anxiety which prevailed was not lessened when about 10 o'clock a signa! was hoisted which proclaimed the approaching vessel to be a British Ship-of-War, every one then taking it for granted, that she must be the Carysfort ; but it was not till one o'clock that doubt and uncertainty were put an end to by the hoisting of the Union Jack over the British Ensign, with the ...
Colonial Secretary's Office, Sydney, 28th July, 1846. TITLE DEEDS—PORT PHILLIP LANDS. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 11 August 1846
Colonial Secretary's Office, Sydney, 28th July, 1846. TITLE DEEDS-PORT PHILLIP LANDS. THE undermentioned Deeds have been trans- mitted from this Office to the Surveyor General, to be afterwards despatched to the Deputy-Registrar, Melbourne, for enrolment in the Supreme Court, Port Phillip, under the pro- visions of the Act of the Governor and Council, 5th Victoria, No. 21, when they will be for- warded to the Sub-Treasurer for delivery to the respective Grantees, on payment of the established fees thereon, viz. : l'UItCHASE UNDER EXISTING REGULATIONS. TOWN ALLOTMENTS. Proclamation of 30th January, 1846, Deeds dated 21st May, 1846. 1. James Ford Strachan, 1 rood 20 perches, North Geelong, lot 1. 2. Robert Robinson, 2 roods, ditto, lot 2'. 3. Robert Roberts, 2 roods, ditto, lot 3. PORTIONS OF LAND. Proclamation, of 30th January, 1846. Deeds dated 21st Blay, 1846. 4. Rober! Hoddle, 52 acre, Bourke, lot 1. 5. Thoims Budds Payne, 21 acres I rood 10 perches, ditto, lot 3. 6. Edmond Charle...
IMPOUNDINGS. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 11 August 1846
IMPOUNDINGS. At Pentridge, 1st August, 1846-A black cow, white tail, supposed diamond oil shoulder, 5 with C under on thigh, illegible ribs : if claimed to be sold 1st September.-3s, 9d. At Bulleen, Upper Yarra, on the 27th July, 1846—One yellow cow and calf, branded f m on milking thigh, S milking ribs ; one red yearling heifer, white tail, no apparent brand ; one straw- berry yearling heifer, no apparent brand ; one red yearling heifer, blotch brand, milking side ; one brindled cow and calf, branded W with HH under, milking ribs; one red steer, white along the back, branded PP or RR near rump ; one small red and white spotted calf, no brand : if not claimed, on or before the 18th August, to be sold at the pound.—6s. 3d. At Melbourne, 31st July, 1846-One yellow sided cow, white buck, belly, and gray face, top of the off riba PC under, supposed PC imperfect, a young heifer calf by her side : if not claimed, to he sold 24th August.--4s. 3d. At Melbourne, July 21st, 1846-One red worki...
Domestic Intelligence. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 11 August 1846
Domestic Intelligence THE PORTER BANQUET.- The public dinner given to John Porter, Esq , by his fel- low colonists, in token of their approbation of, and gratitude for his exertions on their behalf with the Home Government and public, took place at, the Prince of Wales Hotel on Friday even- ing, the Mayor presiding, Mr. Alderman Bell and Mr. Moor acting as Croupiers. The dinner, which was excellent and abundant, as were also the wines, was done ample justice to by the com- pany, one of the largest and most respectable ever congregated on any similar occasion in Port Phil- lip. Our limited space precludes the possibility of our giving a report of the dinner, which, so far as speechifying went, did not remarkably differ from other public banquets, but we give in our fourth page the speech of the evening, and what may be called the most effective of the subsidiary speeches, and we may add that the festivities were kept up until an advanced hour in the morn- ing, which, we opine, will b...
THE FRENCH IN TAHITI. (From the Sydney Morning Herald.) [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 14 August 1846
HIE FRENCH IN TAHITI. (From the Sydney Morning Herald.) Wr. regret to Jearo that "the war" in Tahiti «till continues ; that the unfortunate natives, whose only fault is attachment to their Queen and their own simple but sufficient form of Governmen are subject to the continued attacks of a powerful nation, whose ostensible, purpose is said to be their protection. The Tahitians have displayed u bravery and determination which must earn for them the sympathy of all who are acquainted wih the circumstances under which they are fighting for their lives, their altars, and their homes. It does not appear that the French have yet obtained a single victory. After a three years occupation of the island, no Frenchman dare so without military protection, beyond the reach of tlieguns of the forts on the shore, or of the ships at anchor in the I ay. In the last attack made oy tile trench, their loss was very severe M Brea or Brier, the senior military officer, 'was* killed and the total killed w...
THE LEGISLATURE. (From the Sydney Morning Herald, Aug.8.) [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 14 August 1846
THE LEGISLATURE. (From the Sydney Morning Heruld, Aug.9.) We understand that the Legislative Council will Le pororogued to the 8th of September, then to meet for the despatch of business. It is probable that the session will not be a long one, as the vexed questions arising out of the occupation of Crown lands are likely to be postponed until next year, when the council will probably meet at an early period. Should the business of the session be closed before the end of October, His Excel- lency will then spend some time in vi°iting the various districts of the colony In determining the time at which the Council shall meet, we be- lieve His Excellency has been guided by the wish of the members to whom, or rather such of them as are resident in Sydney, the question was-of coune unofficially-submitted. A meeting of members was held yesterday, but as the proceed- ings were ¡strictly private, and in some degree confidential, we are only able to inform our reidera of the result, which is...
NEW GOVERNOR. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 14 August 1846
NEW GOVERNOR. How comes it that we hear nothing of a public address of congratulation to his Excellency Sir Charles Augustus Fitzroy on his assumption of the reins of govern- ment 1 The Mayor, we observe, is pro- posing "to interject, in globo, as it were," an address " of felicitation" to his Excel- lency from the Town Council, but beyond thal, we see no indication of any public movement in the matter. As an act of courtesy, if nothing else, we would urge the immediate convention of a public meeting to address the Go- vernor on his accesión to the vic^-regal throne. His Excellency's reply would in all probability give us some informa- tion on the grand subject of separation, but whether or no the Governor ought to be addressed.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 14 August 1846
MR. E. M. L. SMITH has been appointed to collect the debts due to the Argus Office to the30th ultimo, and will furnish receipts on payment of the several amounts, bearing the jignature of the undersigned, countersigned by he collector. Prompt payment of the outstanding amounts is respectfully requested. WILLIAM. KERR. Argus Office, 6th July, 1846. The Melbouiine Ancos it published on the mornings of Tuesday, and Frittay in each week, and forwarded simultaneously to every( part of the province; and to Sydney, Van Diemen's hand, South Australia, Swan River, A'eio Zealand, the Mauritius, the Cape of Good Hope, England, Ireland, and Scotland, the United States of America, France, India, §c., by every possible opportunity. The quarters terminate on the 31st March, 30th June, 30lh September, and 31st December, at which periods only can subscribers decline, by giving notice in writing, and paying the amount due to the end of the current quarter. Persons desirous of subscribing during the c...
IMPOUNDINGS. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 14 August 1846
iaiPOUNDINGS. Ai Morang Pound, River Plenty, 8th August, 1846-A light brindle cow, wide cock horns, white back belly and tail, SF off rump, an in- describable brand ofT shoulder, a cross near ribs, strawberry heifer calf by her side ; a black and white yearling steer, AC off thigh, green painted muzzle on ; a white and red yearling steer, one horn down, tip off the off ear, W thigh, illegible brand rump near side; a white and red spotted cow, springing to calf,D off ribs, MC near rump ; a black and white spotted heifer, O (bar down centre) near ribs; a white bull, red ears, UP near rump ; a large brindle bull stag, supposed to be a worker, bow and arrow oft' rump, B near shoulder, O near rump, blotched brand near ribs; a blue sided yearling heifer, white back belly and tail, SP or SR off' rump ; a black poley cow, II H off rump, piece cut of the off ear ; a brindle cow, young calf by ber side, III off ribs, slit in near car, wide cock horns, little white on back and belly, like B ne...
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 — 14 August 1846
Clerk of Work's Office, Melbourne, 29th July, 1846. TENDERS REQUIRED. Preliminary Notice to Contrac- tors in distant parts of the District. TENDERS will be 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 mid after the 27th day of August next, when j every information will be given, and a fur- ther notice will appear in the Government Ga- zette. By order of his Honor the Superintendent, HENRY GINN, Clerk of Works.