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CLAIMS TO LEASES OF CROWN LAND BEYOND THE SETTLED DISTRICTS. WESTERN PORT DISTRICT. (Continued from our last.) No. 117. James Lecky Name of run—Gin Gin Baen Estimated area—7,000 acres Estimated grazing capabilities—500 head of cattle [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 3 October 1848
CLAIMS TO LEASES OF CROWN LAND BEYOND THE SETTLED DISTRICTS. WESTERN PORT DISTRICT. (Continued from our last.) No. 117. James Lecky Name of run—Gin Gin Baen Estimated area—7,000 acres Estimated grazing capabilities—500 head of cattle Bounded on the south by a thick belt of Tea Tree scrub, ending at the Great Swamp, dividing the run from Mr Buchanan's and Corinia creek on the same side, between the station and Mr Robert Henry; on the west by Corinia &nbsp; creek, Mr King and Mr Bathe on the opposite side; on the north by a new &nbsp; fence erected by Mr Jackson and a deter- mined line, being a marked tree line bearing north and by east; on the east &nbsp; by the Gum scrub between this station, Dr Jamieson, and Mr Howie. No. 118. Christiana Larimour Name of run—Mount Pleasant Estimated area—4,000 acres Estimated grazing capabilities—300 head of cattle Bounded on the east commencing at Black's water-hole about 500 yards north of the Gipps Land road bearing north...
ORDNANCE. BARRACK REPAIRS. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 6 October 1848
ORDNANCE. BARRACK REPAIRS. - I TENDERS will be íeceived by the received by the undersigned until noon of Thursday, the 12th of October next, for certain repairs to the various Barrack Buildings in Melbourne, in ac- cordance willi the specification that may be seen at the undermentioned office. HENRY GINN, Clerk of Works. Public Works' Office, 26th September, 1848. IMPOUNDED at Bacchus' Marsh, Upper Werribee, September 26th, 1848 1 roan filly, branded GXonoff shoulder, about 2 years old 1 chesnut gelding, short switch tail, white stripe down face, near hind fetlock white, branded O off shoulder 1 black and brown gelding, about 6 years old, about 15 hands 2 inches high, no visible brand, small star on forehead 1 grey mare, like k y near shoulder, long tail Also, 1 red sided heifer, branded M off ribs 9 1 brindle sided cow, M off ribs, B off 9 shoulder, like EP off rump 1 black and white working poley bullock, t P9 off shoulder i 1 brown and white bullock, C in^circle off shoulder 1 re...
Superintendent's Office, Melbourne, 3rd October, 1848. TENDERS REQUIRED. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 6 October 1848
Superintendent's Office, Melbourne, 3rd October, 1848. TENDERS REQUIRED. TENDERS will be received until noon of Saturday the 21st instant, from parties will to contract for making a Dam at the west end of Mallop-street, Gee- long. Tenders fo be endorsed " Tender for Geelong Dam," and may be forwarded by post directed to " His Honor the Su- perintendent, Melbourne," or, deposited in the box marked "Tenders for Works and Stores," at the western entrance of this office. Plan and Specification may be seen at the Police Office, Geelong, and the Bridge Office, Melbourne, where every informa- tion can be obtained. The Government will not necessarily accept the lowest tender. _C.J.LA TROBlî.
Colonial Secretary's Office, Sydney, 22d Sept., 1848. TITLE DEED.—PORT PHILLIP LAND. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 6 October 1848
Colonial Secretary's Office, Sydney, 22d Sept., 1848 TITLE DEED.-PORT PHILLIP LAND. THE undermentioned Deed has been transmitted from this Office to the Surveyor General, to be afterwards des- patched to the Deputy Registrar, Mel- bourne, for enrolment, in the Supreme Court, Port Phillip, under the provisions of the Act of the Governor and Council, 5th Victoria, No. 21, when it will bç for- warded to the Sub-Treasurer for delivery to the Grantees, on payment of the estab- lished fees thereon, viz. : Purchase under the existing Regu- lations. PORTION OF LAND.' Proclamation of 9th Aíay, 1S48. Deed dated 25th August, 1848. 1 William Highett and Francis Dawe Wickham, as tenants in common, 80 acres 3 roods 4 perches, Bourke, lot 16. [ By His Excellency's Command, E. DEAS THOMSON. '
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 6 October 1848
DIED At Bora Bora, Brisbane Water, on the 22nd &nbsp; ult., James Dunlop, Esq. late Astronomer of the Royal-Observatory, Parramatta, aged 53 years, much regretted by all who knew him. ------ &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;
MELBOURNE HOSPITAL. WEEKLY REPORT, OCTOBER 4TH, 1848. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 6 October 1848
MELBOURNE HOSPITAL. Weekly Report, October 4th, 1848 IN-PATIENTS &nbsp; 27th Sept. 18 Admitted. 3 &nbsp; 21 Discharged 1 &nbsp; Dead 1 &nbsp; Remaining 20 &nbsp; OUT-PATIENTS 27th Sept. 30 &nbsp; Admitted . 1 &nbsp; 30 &nbsp; Discharged. 3 Remaining 36 &nbsp; &nbsp; Medical Officers for the Week : Physicisn, Dr.Wilmot; Surgeon, W.H Campbell, Esq. J. H. Humphrey, Resident Apothecary. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;
THOMAS TURNER. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 6 October 1848
THOMAS TURNER. INFORMATION is requested at the Superintendent's Office, respecting &nbsp; the present abode and position of Thomas Turner, who arrived in the " Maitland," in Hobson's Bay, on the 9th November, 1846. &nbsp; (Signed) C J. LA TROBE. Superintendent's Office, Melbourne, 24th August, 1848.
CRIMINAL SESSIONS. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 6 October 1848
CRIMINAL SESSIONS. IT is ordered, that a Criminal Session and General Gaol Delivery of the Su- preme 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 l6th day of October, now next ensuing, at the hour of Ten o'clock in the forenoon, at which all parties concerned are requested to give their attendance. Dated this sixteenth day of September, A. D. 1848. WILLIAM A'BECKETT, Resident Judge.
REVISION COUUT-LONSDALE WARD. Tuesday, 3rd October, 1848. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 6 October 1848
REVISION COUUT—-LONSDALE WARD. Tuesday, 3rd October, 1848. Before Alderman Greeves and Messrs Duneee &nbsp; and Niven, Assessors. The adjourned case of Timothy Considine having been resumed, the Alderman read an opinion from Mr Williams, the standing Counsel for the Corporation, on a case given, in winch the learned gentleman held that the signature in the notice of objection "John P. Smith" was sufficient, though "J. P. Smith " would not. Mr Williams was also of opinion that the words " the place of abode of the said John P. Smith is the house No. 241 in the Burgess List for Lons- dale Ward" was a sufficient description of the &nbsp; place of abode of the objector. Councillor Kerr submitted that the opinion of Mr Williams had been taken on a statement &nbsp; which was inconsistent with fact, and in respect of his position called for het production of the Bur- gess List, when it appeared that there was no such number appearing there as No. 241, the latter bei...
REVISION COURT—BOURKE WARD. Wednesday 4th October. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 6 October 1848
REVISION COURT—BOURKE WARD. Wednesday 4th October. Before Alderman Bell, and Messrs Goldie and Sommerville, Assessors. Two objections had been filed in this Ward, the first against Mr John Clarke, the Solicitor, and Mr Councillor Smith, the objector in both. &nbsp; cases being Mr Councillor Kerr. Mr Sammons as agent for Mr Clarke, admitted the service of notice, but contended that an ap- pearance having been made on part of Mr Clarke it was incumbent on the objector to give proof in &nbsp; support of his objection. Councillor Kerr said the Act directed that on proof of due services of notice, the court would require proof of the qualification of the party ob- jected to. It would be preposterous to say that this proof was required of him, seeing he was there for tbe express purpose of establishing the contrary. Mr Sammons said this might be a new course, but he was instructed by Counsel that it was the proper one. Councillor Kerr advised Mr Sammons to place small reli...
The Argus. I am in the place where I am demanded of conscience to speak the truth, and therefore the truth I speak impugn it whoso list." FRIDAY, OCTOBER 6, 1848. THE LAST ACT OF THE FARCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 6 October 1848
The Argus. &nbsp; I am in the place where I am demanded of conscience to speak the truth, and therefore the truth I speak &nbsp; impugn it whose list." &nbsp; FRIDAY, OCTOBER 6, 1848. THE LAST ACT OF THE FARCE. The District election is over, and the Province is, apparently, once more bles- sed with representation in the Legislative Council, in the persons of Messrs. Wil- liamson, McKinnon, Palmer, Dickson, and Curr, or, more properly speaking, of as many of these gentlemen as can or will &nbsp; take their seats, for some of them do not &nbsp; &nbsp; possess a sufficient qualification, and others will not proceed to Sydney. &nbsp; This seeming triumph of the "election &nbsp; &nbsp; principle" is, in reality, a woful defeat, &nbsp; for it proves, most incontestibly, that though there was not unanimity in the &nbsp; "non-election " camp on the subject of the election of Peers, the " non election" pr...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 6 October 1848
NOTICE.-The chesnut colt, advrr tised ia last Gazette, as impounded uti the 1st October, and to be sold ou the 25ih October, should have been described as branded IM near shoulder, C JOHN PRICE, Poundkeeper. Footscray, October 5, 1848. To Butchers and Others. WANTED a partner by a Butcher carrying on a profitable business in a rising township 40 miles from town, he will require to possess a knowledge of the bu-inees, and a cnpitul ut £50 or £60, For address apply at the Argus office. To Koad-malcert». 1 BENDERS REQUIRED.- Persons de- sirous of submitting Tenders for the repair und improvement of a portion of the New Sydney Hoad, may inspect the pluns and specifications ,>ud obtain every information connected there -nth at the office of the undersigned, by whom sealed Tenders will be received until Tuesday next, the 10th instant, at noon. CHARLES LAING, Architect, Flinders Street, -3rd October, 1848. IMPORTED Xhoroug-h-bred Horse, for Sale. THE thorough-bred horse "Conrad" by . Ca...
THE DISTRICT ELECTION. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 6 October 1848
THE DISTRICT ELECTION. Tuesday being the day appointed in the Go- vernor's writ for taking the poll at the different polling places, the Returning Officer, R. W. Pohlman, Esq., presided at a polling place in one of the rooms, in the Supreme Court. Great preparations had been made on behalf of the resident candidates, a committee room being opened at the Britania Hotel, and the town placarded with invitations to " rush to the poll," which, however, were very slowly responded to, the whole affair being desperately dull, the sup- porters of the Peers having resolved to make no exertion whatever, but to let matters take their course. In the poll-room, Mr. Duerdin, solicitor, ap- peared as agent for the resident candidates, and Mr. Councillor Kerr for the Peers. At the opening of the poll the votes came in very slowly, the only enlivening feature of the proceedings being an objection taken by Mr. Kerr, as agent for his Grace the Duke of Wellington and his Noble and Right Hou. colleagues,...
Superintendent's Office, Melbourne, 31st July, 1848, THOMAS DREWERY. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 6 October 1848
Superintendent's Office, Melbourne, 31st July, 1848, THflMAS DR lí.VV l.'.R Y INFO RM AT1oN~í7 "requested at the Superintendent's Office, respecting the residence of Thomas Drevvery, who arrived at Geelong, in the Joseph S"».,7D r,r,lkr, O/llk Gar.« 1 CM7 O. J. LA-TROBE. I ^-!? ?HW !?»--»«J.-MMWf^M.---,--^ I THE ARGUS is Pvulisiied on th» morn- ings of Tuesday and 1'hjday in each week, and forwarded simuttanemi&ly to every part of the prouiilce ; and to Sydt^y,' Van Diemen's Land, South Australia, Swan Uiver, New Zealand, the Mawilius,lhe Cape oj Good Hope, England, Ireland, and Srnltand, the United Slutes of America, France, India, c\o,, by every possible opportunity. The quarteri terminate on the 3 l»i March, 30th June, 30th September, and3\st December, at which perwat only can subscribers decline, by giving notice in writing, and paying the amount due to the »ni of the current quarter. Pcrstns desirous oj subscribing during the currency of a quat ter, willonty be charged ...
Shipping Intelligence. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 6 October 1848
Shipping Intelligence. &nbsp; ARRIVED. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; October 2-Berkshire, ship, 500 tons, John Whyte, commander, from London. (At Gee- long.) Passengers-Mr Merry, Religious In- structor, Mrs Merry, Miss Affleck, Mrs Whyte, Shaw, Esq., Surgeon-Superintendent, and 230 immigrants. October 4-Souvenir, schooner, 64 tons, James Skey, commander, from Adelaide on Thursday last, and Portland Tuesday last. Messrs .Edward Smith, J Raphael, E Jackson, William Hodgkinson, James Hunter, W Heard, F E Fainter and J B Painter. October 4-Falcon, schooner, 53 tons, Walker, master, from Sydney. No passengers. CLEARED OUT. October 3-Lillias, schooner, 89 tons, Joshua Carr, master, for Hobart Town. No passengers. October 4-Ellen and Elizabeth, schooner, 38 tons, Joseph Theobald, master, for Circular Head, in ballast. No passengers. SAILED. October 3-Abberton, for Geelong. October 4-Margaret, for Hobart Town. October 4-Lillias, for Hobart Town. October 5.-Swan, for L...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 6 October 1848
JOB PRINTING. The Public are respectfully informed, that &nbsp; &nbsp; JOB PRINTING &nbsp; &nbsp; OF ALL KINDS, WILL BE EXECUTED AT &nbsp; &nbsp; THE ABOVE OFFICE, &nbsp; &nbsp; With neatness, accuracy, and despatch. The Printer particularly invites attention to his &nbsp; printing of BOOK-WORK, the whole of his type for that purpose being perfectly new, and conse- quently greatly superior to any other office in Melbourne. NOTICE POUND-KEEPERS and others requiring the publication of advertisements in the Government Gazette, are requested to forward their notices before(?) this date to the Argus Office, Collins —(?) being now printed at that office. Register of Strayed Cattle. AT the request of a number of our subscribers we have opened at the Publishing Office of this Journal, a Registry of Strayed Cattle, with the view of enabling the owners to recover their njiosing stock at small expense. We have, therefore, ...
MELBOURNE MARKETS. October 5, 1848. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 6 October 1848
MELBOURNE MARKETS. October 5, 1848. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Grain.—No transactions have taken place in wheat this week, but the dealers have made up their minds to give the price we last quoted (4s. 9d. per bushel) only for the very best sam- ples ; it may therefore be considered that at pre- sent this description of grain has a downward tendency. Oats are very scarce, but are not much in demand, they are selling at 3s. 9d. to 4s. per bushel, and Maize (of which there is a plentiful supply) at 2s. 6d. Flour.—Although the millers have not yet disposed of any flour at lower rates than £13 per 2000 lbs. first quality, and £11 10s. for se- conds, they are not now so firm in demanding these prices as they have been for some time past. Hay is still scarce and fetching £4 10s. to £5 per ton. Cattle.—During the week the market has been plentifully supplied with fat cattle, and prices in consequence have receded a little. Among the sales eff...
Domestic Intelligence. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 6 October 1848
Domestic Intelligence. TEETOTAL SOIREE. — The members of the Melbourne Total Abstinence Society held &nbsp; a meeting on Monday evening last at their hall &nbsp; in Russell-street, for the purpose of social enjoy- ment over the cup which cheers but not inebri- ates. The meeting was presided over by that &nbsp; veteran of teetotalism, Mr. F. McGregor, and was highly respectable both as to numbers and appearance. &nbsp; BAIL.—On Wednesday last, the pre- &nbsp; siding magistrates at the Police Office refused to accept bail for the appearance of four persons &nbsp; whom they had committed for robbery. Their &nbsp; Worships stated, that when the party committed was of known disreputable character, it would be &nbsp; &nbsp; injudicious to admit him to bail, as by doing so &nbsp; the ends of justice might be frustrated, and ex- pressed their determination to refuse bail to per- sons of bad repute. &...