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NEW ZEALAND. (From the Sydney Herald, August 31.) [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 8 September 1846
NEW ZEALAND. (From the Sydney Herald, August 31.) Ti.i: Kate brings news from Port Nicholson two or three days later than had previously come to hand. The friendly natives, followed by the regular troops and militia, were in active pursuit of Ranghaeta, and the day that the vessel sailed, a report reached Wellington that he had beeu surrounded in his pull, and his escape was con- sidered impossible. A severe loss was incurred in cnpturing a small pah in which some of the rebels had taken refuge. Ensign Blackburn and two soldiers of the 99th regiment, and two sea- men of U.M.S. Calliope, were killed. The rebels were supposed to have suffered severely.
PORT PHILLIP GOVERNMENT GAZETTE. Police Office, Williams' Town, July 20, 1846. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 8 September 1846
PORT PHILLIP GOVERNMENT GAZETTE. Police Office, Williams'Town, July 20, 1846. THE authorised Scale of Watermens' Tares, nt Williams Town and tlio North Beuch, u pubhbhed for geuerul information. Any partiel who may be charged above the legal late, are requested to apply for redress at this (Mice. tciLs or rxnts. £ s. d. One passenger from Williams Town to the North Shore .O 4 0 Two to six ditto, each.0 2 O One passenger to und from a vessel at anchor in the Bay.0 2 0 Two to six ditto, each.0 16 One passenger froii Williams Town or the shipping to Welbourne. ] 0 0 Two ditto, each.0 IO 0 Í tiree to four ditto. 0 7 0 live ta six ditto. 0 6 0 No. 1.-The above fares are to and from the shipping', or places specified. A boat to or1 from Williams' Town or Melbourne to be pnid two (billings and sixpence an hour detention;'if to the shipping from either shore, if detained more tban a quarter of an hour, to be paid at the rate of «ne shilling and sixpence per hour. No. 2,-A blue flag in foul ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 8 September 1846
JOB PRINTING. T« VllOLIC AM HESPKCTFUM-Y nwOlUIEP, THAT I OF ALL KINPS, WILL Bl EXECUTED AT TBS JKBXiBOUHNB ARGUS OFFICE, With Tuatness,accuracy, and despatch. The Printer particularly invites attention to his prmtivg of BOOK-WORK, the whole of his type fat that purposi being perfectly newt and conse- quently greatly tup») tor to any othtr ojjict m Melbourne.
Executive Council Chambers, Sydney, 12th August, 1846. MELBOURNE STREETS. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 8 September 1846
Executive Council Chambas, Sydney, 12l/i August, 1846. MELBOURNE STREETS. HIS Excellency tfte Governor, with the advice of the Executive Council, has directed it til be notified, in conformity with the piovisions of ihe Act of Ü * Governor and Legislative Council, 2 Victoria, No 2, that the bnadth of the foot uaysin the stutts specified in the subjoined table, shall be tuche feet respectively, aS shewn on a plan tubmitted to the Governor and Executive Council, m accordance with the pi ovisions of the said Act, ant consequently, that it will not be law- ful Jor any person to erect any building within tlcelvefeet oj the curb-slolie or eitel wr edge of the taidjoot-ways. hams or streit O . * I g? TOTAL. ?4 a 's IN I.ORTH MEL- feet feet. "feet. BOURNE. f i 235 ia 259 (between Spencer and King streets) Flinders-street.... open to the 12 on (betweenKwgnnd ïai raYara the norU Spring-streets) 1\CJ. si e. Collins street.... 75 12 99 Bourke-street.... 75 12 99 Lonsdale street .. 75 12 9? Latr...
ENGLISH INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 8 September 1846
ENGLISH INTELLIGENCE. Tun Rookery, arrived at Launceston, brings Eng- lish intelligence to the 7th May,- of which we find the following brief summary in our Hobart Town contemporary the Colonial Times : The Queen is not yet confined. Her Majesty and ttie Royal Family are in excellent health. -Lord Bute is attain the Queen's Commissioner to the General Assembly of Scotland, The Corn-law Abolition Bill was, on the 6th May, in Committee in the House of Commons. Mr. Smith O'Brien has been committed for re- fusing to serve on a Railway Committee. Ile is Member for Northamptonshire, and is named in the Stanley admiuistratijii as Chief Secretary for Ireland. The first reading of the Irish Coercion Bill was carried by a majority of 149. Ireland continues in a most afflicting state. Trade in England is stated to be very dull. Spain and Portugal were in a miserable state. The news from America is to the 13th April.-, We are fully convinced there will be no war.
LATEST FROM SYDNEY, [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 8 September 1846
LATEST FROM SYDNEY, Our last night's express brings no in- telligence from Sydney of any moment, excepting the report of the public meeting held there, on the 31st ult., for the pur- pose of raising a fund for the relief of the destitute Irish The meeting was a most successful one, between £300 and £400 being subscribed before its close, (£10 from the Bishop of Australia,) but it was 'differently set about from the meeting here, being duly convened by the Mayor, and apparently wanting in the unprin» cipled display we have had here in the ¡ first of the requisitionists sneering at the meeting, held at his own request, and glorifying himself in the failure of an undertaking in furtherance of his own i views, and in which he himself held office.
A BISHOP FOR MELBOURNE. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 8 September 1846
A BISHOP FOR MELBOURNE. So-the time long talked-of lias arrived at last-Melbourne is to have a Bishop the Town is to become a city-and the Province is to be'erected into the dignity of an Episcopal see. Well ! so far there is no harm done, for though we love not the animal-the drone bee being the most useless in the hive according to our way of thinking-still there may be ssm.e people of a different opinion, and there is no earthly reasoh why their taste should not be indulged provided only they are willing them- selves to " pay for the whistle." But it seems that Mr. Secretary Glad- stone, forgetting that the Colony has either Legislature or laws, has taken upon himself to fix a salary for the Bishopric of £500 payable out of the Colonial Treasury, and this we think is very far from well. The Colonial Church Act takes no cognizance of degrees among the clergy, the humble, hard-working Curate being under that measure on' a par, in point of remuneration, with the lordly Bishop, or th...
IMPOUNDINGS. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 8 September 1846
IMPOUNDINGS. At Melbourne, 2Gth August, 1846-One red heifer, white back and belly, a piece off the front of the right ear, near rump 2 with W11 under; one brown sided cow, white back, belly, hind legs, and face, off rump PB with 2 under, off thigh JIT, off ribs BT with 4 under, n young red and white heifer calf; one red cow, white belly, off rump BP; one black cow, white belly and tail, offside on the back WD ; one dark brown sided cow, white back belly, legs, face, and tail, a slit in both ears, off rump I1H ; one brindle bull calf, stump tail, off ribs supposed B ; one yellow yearling steer, no perceivable brand : if I not claimed, to bo «old on the 19th September.' 7s. 6d. At Pentridge, 30th August, 1846-A bay cob, switch tail, star forehead, snip on nose, a little white near hind fetlock, li near shoulder : if not claimed, to be sold on the 1st day of October, 1846.-4s. At Morang, River Plenty, 29th August, 1846-A white cow, little cock horns, black spots on head and neck, SM of...
NOTICE. Crown Commissioners' Office, Melbourne, 31st August, 1846. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 8 September 1846
NOTIC3. Crown Commissioners' Office, Melbourne, 31st August, 1846. ALL those persons who have lodged applica- tions in tins office fur Licenses to cut limber on Crown Lands in the County of Bourke for the current year, but» who have not as yet taken out their licenses fronrlhe Sub-Treasury, arerequired to do so immediately, a¡> their several applications aie signed and ready for delivers, and all persons ' cutting or removing timber from Crown Lands without such license will be prosecuted according to law. FRED. BERK. ST. JOHN, Commissioner of Crown Lands District of Bourke,
To the Editor of the Melbourne Argus. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 8 September 1846
To'ihe Editor of the Melbourne Argus. Sin-In my last communication I stated Jliat I had no observations to>make at that ^tiine but one ; I now beg to send you this letter-as an addenda to the coites|)ondence , hçlween Mr. James P. Palmerand thyself, ? and shalL finally close this unpleasant .iinatter in Port Phillip. The persecution - which I have sulreied, the malignities, personalities, and unfounded statements which have been heaped upon my devoted head, hy the paity who has mine and the lives and hbeities of 13,000 inhabitants of this beautiful District in his hands, is, allow meto say, thiough my persisting in defending a class of persons who do not happen to appear peculiarly gracious in the eyes of the piesent Mayor of Mel- bourne. I shall now make one allusion to the matter of my application to practise in the'Police Court, over which his Wor- ship presides, and in regard to \\ hich you jWere so kind as to publish two letters of mine in your issue of the Courier, at the t...
Court of Requests, FOR THE COUNTY OF BOURKE. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 8 September 1846
Court of Requests» ? FOR THE COUNTY OF BOURKE, NOTICE is hereby given that the Court of Requests for tins County will be holden in Welbourne, ni the Court House, Collins-strtet, on Monday, the 7th September, 1846, and the following days, ut the hour of nine o'clock ;n the forenoon. ' Pluints must be delivered nt the office of the Registrar, on or before Saturday, tim 29th day of August instant. Defences or jets-off must be filed on or before Tliur&lt;day, the 3rd day of September. Every ploint, defence, or set off, must have the name and residence ' of plaintiff aud defendant written thereon. In defended cases the plea of defence, or notice of set-off, must ,be in accordance with the forms prescribed by the late Rules of Court. By order of tb« Commissioner, G* S. GRIFFIN, Registrar. Melbourne, loth August, 1846.
Commercial Intelligence. MELBOURNE MARKETS. 7TH SEPTEMBER, 1846. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 8 September 1846
ötommmt'al intcnirjcncc. MELBOURNE MARKETS.' 7lll SU'TEMHLU, 1846. Potatoes, wholesale, per ton, £4 to £4 10s.; I brocoli, 3d. to 4d. each ; cauliflowers, Id. to 3d. , ditto ; cabbage, Id. to 3d. ditto ; onions, whole- ¡ sale, per too, 60s. ; ditto per lb., 8d. ; green ditto per bundle, ljd. ; leek-,, ljd. per lb. ; radishes, I 6d. per dozeu; lettuce, Id. each ; carrots, Id. per bunch; turnips, Id. per ditto ; celery, 4d. per head ; cut flowers, 2d. to 4d. each. . . Fkuit.-Apples per lb., 6d. to 8d. ;T oranges, 3d. each. Poui.iiiy.-Geese, 5s. to 9s. each; turkeys, 5s. to 9s. ditto ; ducks, 4s. to 4s. (id. per couple; fowls, 3s. 6d. to 4s. per ditto ; rabbits 2s. to 2s. 6d. each ; pigeons, 2s. per ditto ; eggs, Is. per dozen ; butter, fresh, Is. 3d. (o Is. 4d. per lb. ; .cult ditto, Is. to Is. 2d. per ditto ; milk, 3d. to 4d. per quait. Green fodder, wholesale, per dozen bunches, Is. 4d. to Is. Öd.; ditto, retail, Is. 8d. to Is. 10d., ditto. Good hay, four guineas per ton. CATTLE MAR...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 8 September 1846
BLVTHB." TO STAND 1HIS SEASON, At Springfield, Mount Macedon, foi ty miles ft om Melbourne, THE impoited draught hor»e "BLYTHE," imported to Sydney m 1841, by '1 liornas Walker, Lsq. " Blythe" was bred hy Mr, Smith, of Airdrie, Lanarkshire, and got by Mr. Frowes' celebrated hor¡>e " Clydesdale Jock." Txnjis - Tlireo guineas each ware, groomnge included one maie m five allowed to bona fide owners. N.B -A well watered paddock fqr the mares, and every care taken, w ithout responsibility. All mares to be paid lor on removal. D. FERGUSON. PAUS. JOH&g. Loner Marshes, August 6th, 1846 SIR-I have sent you the pedigree of my mart, nicknamed " Bouncing Nab, ' so called b> a purcel of grooms that could not ride her She was imported a. brood mare from England, was nevei broken in, arid never was docked Her und I airy wcro imported fifteen (years ago, ind sold by nuction thirteen years since , Octavia for sixty guineas, they supposed slit would not breed in this couti ti y¿ not lim...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 8 September 1846
For Hobart Town. HIE fine brig JULIA, 106 tons, Captain Clark, will sail on Saturday, the 12th instant. _For freight or passage, apply to the Captain on board ; or to JACKSON, RAE & CO. September 7 th, 1846. Tor Sydney. IHL "HIMALAYA," A 1 _ ship, 500 ton** Hew Burn, Esq , commander, will sail for ^^^^^^^^ Sydney où or about the 14th of September ; lias very superior accommodation for passengers, and carries an experienced surgeon. Tor freight or passage inquire of the Captain at G. W. Cole's Whnrf. LYALL, BAWTREE & CO , Agents. Cole's Wharf, Aug. 27. To Merchants. A MARRIED GLN1LEMA.N, of Colonial experience, lately in fie employ of the Van Diemen's Land Company, possessing con- siderable knowledge of wool, is desirous of taking a liituation as clerk or storekeeper in any respect- able mercantile establishment. Apply to A B., at the oflico of this palper. The highest testimonials as to character and connection can be produced. "WANTED. TWO Wheelwrights who perfectly...
DR. LEICHHARDT'S LECTURES. LECTURE II. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 8 September 1846
DR. LEICHHARDTS LECTURES. LECTURE II. Delivered at the School of Arts, Sydney, on Tuesday, August 25. Ladies and Gentlemen-I shall now give you an account of the change of ve- getation we experienced in advancing into the tropics ; I shall enumerate all the edible vegetable substances we found, the change of animals, and shall conclude with some observations on the natives we met during our journey. The vegetation changed very little along the east coast from Moreton Bay to the northward. The open forest was gene- &nbsp; rally formed by the narrovv-leaved and silver-leaved ironbark, the flats were co- vered by box, the bergs along the rivers and creeks, by bloodwood and Moreton Bay ash ; and the immediate banks of the creeks were lined by flooded gums and casuarians, which, farther northward, gave way to the drooping tea-tree. We never met with vine and cedar brushes like those which grow along the rivers of Port Macquarie and Moreton Bay, or on the sides of mountains, like ...
THE DRUNKARD'S ADDRESS TO HIS BOTTLE. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 8 September 1846
THE DRUNKARD'S ADDRESS TO HIS BOTTLE. You old Brandy Bottle, I've loved you too long, &nbsp; You have been a bad messmate to me ; &nbsp; When I met with you first, I was healthy and strong, And handsome as handsome could be. I had plenty of cash in my pocket and purse, And my cheeks were as red as a rose, And the day when I took you for better for worse I'd a beautiful acquiline nose. But noH? only look, I'm a fright to behold, '' The beauty I boasted has fled, You would think I was nearly a hundred years old, When I'm raising mj hand to my head , Tor it trembles and shakes like the earth when it quakes, And I'm constantly spilling my tea , And whenever I speak 1 make awful mistakes, lill every one s laughing at me The ladies don't love me, and this I can trace lo the loss of my acquiime nose, Like an overgiown stiawberry stuck on my face, Still larger and lar"er it grows And I h iven't a cent in my pocket or purse, And my clothes are all dirty and torn , Oh, you old...
IRELAND'S DISTRESS. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 8 September 1846
IRELAND'S DISTRESS. Hush! hush ! my children, dry those tears ; Where living's dying death is gain. O God I I would conceal my fears Be hush'd ! your father feels no pain. Still, still, your fears-you've yet a mother ;-- &nbsp; Ah, yes ! a mother too bereft. Why weep before your gasping brother ? &nbsp; Telll him we've five potatoes left. Good God ! some strange deliv'rance send ; &nbsp; How shall I bear the rapid end ! Sweet babes, instead of groans and sighs. Which now you raise to heav'n above, .Jligb proise-bhould rend the vuulied skies, Since each lias still a brother's love. j - ' We, darliiigs,"sa\v, not long ago, What children are devoid of feeling, ,, How brethren swell a brother» woe, ,, uIÎBse hunger's tliroes by savage dealing : ' How bitterly your cousin cried, ' ¡"My peel is stoln, and all beside !" , , ¡ , Then, think of neighbour Morgan's end, , ,Who left a home to save his wife, r , And on his way, from ev'ry friend, , , Lay down-and yielded ...
Shipping Intelligence. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 8 September 1846
Supputa intelligence. ARRIVED. September .4—Marys, cutter, Brush, master, from Circular Head. Passengers–Joseph Bass and Jobn. Hayes. ~ September 5.— Pedlar, schooner, 19 tons, Parish, master, from Circular Head. Passen- gers—Messrs. John and George Cockrell, and Dennis Carroll. September 5.—Ellen and Elizabeth, schooner, 38 tons, Warcus, master, from Portland and Port Fairy. Passengers—G. Claridge, Esq., Messrs. Hutchinson, Wlson, and two prisoners. September 5.—Clnristina, brig, tons. Saunders &nbsp; &nbsp; master, from Sydney. Passengers—Mrs. Miller, Mrs. Davis and son, Mrs. Hamilton, Mr. Mor -gan, and Mr. Grove. H. A. Smith, agent. September 6.—Souvenir, schooner, Jennings, master, from Sydney. Passenger—Mr. Miller. September 7.—Lillias, schooner, 89 tons, Smith, master, from Hobart Town, 2nd instant. Passengers (cabin)—Mr. and Mrs. Sherrott, Mrs. Harrison and child, Mr. Kemis, Mrs. Morris and three children ; (steerage)—Messrs. Bassett, Davis, Lowndes and wife, ...