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PORT PHILLIP GOVERNMENT GAZETTE. (Published by Authority.) [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 16 February 1849
> PORT PHILLIP . I (Published by Authority.) IMPOUNDED at Bacchus Marsh, Fe- bruary 12th, 1849 1 black horse, white star in forehead, saddle marked, switch tail down to hocks, 111 off neck, IH off shoulder 1 black horse, white streak down face, hind feet white above fetlocks, short switch tail, C near shoulder If not claimed and expenses paid'on or before the Slhda'y of March, to be sold at the pound yard according to the Act of Council. 5s WILLIAM CROOK, Poundkeeper. ?""IMPOUNDED at Morang, River J. Plenty, February 6th, 1849 A brown bullock, white on rump and hind legs, wide horns, GF off ribs, sup- posed qP near rump A brown bullock, white on back, belly, and flanks, snail horns,.off horn broke, HC off rump, EC off ribs A yellow sided bullock, cock horns, while on back, belly, and face, WP off rump, 3 off hip . } A red bullock, cock horns, little white on belly and rump, CC near rump, S off rump, H off ribs ' W A red and white bull, about 2 years old, ES off rump A yellow stee...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 16 February 1849
JOB FEINTING. .í\ll PU DUC * RI BBSPKCTFITLLY INFORMED, TUAI OF ALL KI hi) S, WILL B« BXKOBTKD AT IBB A * » V S OFFICE, With ntutnêss,accuracy, and despatch. Tht Primer particularly invites attention to his 'printing oj BOOK-WORK, the whole of his type for that purpose being perfectly new, and conse- quently greatly superior lo any other office in Airbourne. NOTXCJS POUND-KEEPERS and others requiring the pnblication of advertisements in the Government Gazette, are requested to forward their notices, from this date to the A nous Office, Collins-street, the Gazette being now printed at thal office. Register of-Stray o d Cattle, A T the request of a number of our subscribers t\ we huve opened at the Publishing Office of k ft> ,"urnuH u Registry of Strayed Cattle, with tJíMtsw of enabling the owners to recover their missing stock at small expense. We have, therefore, to invite settlers who may have strayed cattle on their runs, to furnish to this office a description of such cattle w...
Colonial Secretary's Office, Sydney, 28th January, 1848 PETTY SESSIONS.—CORRESPONDENCE [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 16 February 1849
Colonial Secretary's Office, Sydney, 28th January, 1849 PETTY SESSIONS.—CORRESPONDENCE HIS Excellency the Governor desires to call the attention of the Magis- tracy and Clerks of Petty Sessions, in Country Districts, to the necessity for a strict observance of the Regulation which directs that all communications to the Government from Benches of Magistrates, should be signed by the Magistrates, or one of them, on behalf of the Bench, in- stead of being signed, as is frequently the case, by the Clerk of Petty Sessions. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; By His Excellency's Command, &nbsp; E. DEAS THOMSON.
BURNING OF THE HERO. (From the Geelong Advertiser, Feb. 15.) [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 16 February 1849
BURNING OF THE HERO. &nbsp; &nbsp; (From the Geelong Advertiser, Feb. 15.) A most sudden and unlooked for catastrophe has occurred in our harbour The barque Hero, which was full of wool, and nearly ready for sea, being on the point of clearing outwards, was dis- covered to be on fire, and after many persevering but abortive efforts had been made to extinguish &nbsp; the flames she was, in accordance with the re- commendation of the captains of the other vessels &nbsp; in harbour—scuttled and sunk at her anchorage. The particulars of the catastrophe are as follow: &nbsp; Early on Tuesday morning, some labourers on &nbsp; board the Hero, suspected the wool in the after part of the vessel had becorre ignited. Informa- tion of these suspicions was immediately commu- &nbsp; nicuted to the captain and officers of the ship, when a close examination took place, the result of which was that a boat was despatched from the ship to Messrs....
MELBOURNE MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 16 February 1849
MELBOURNE MARKETS. Feb. 16, 1849. Wheat—Only a small quantity of new wheat has been brought into the market, but a good supply may be expected in a week or ten days. Old wheat is steady at last week's prices, and no material alteration has taken place in the prices of maize or oats. Wheat 3s -4d to 3s 6d per bushel; oats, 3s to 3s 6d per bushel ; maize, 2s 8d per bushel; hay, £2 to £2 5s per ton. Spirits, &c. A rise in the price of spirits may be expected. The following are the prices, in bond, for large quantities :— Brandy, Martelles, 6s 6d to 7s per gallon. Rum, 3s 9d to 4s 3d per gallon. &nbsp; Gin, 18s to 21s per case. Whiskey, 9s per gallon. Bottled Ale and Porter, 8s per dozen (firm.) Draught Porter, £6 10s. Draught Ale, £5 to £6 to 10s.
SALES EFFECTED DURING THE WEEK BY MESSRS. BEAR AND SON. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 16 February 1849
&nbsp; SALES EFFECTED DURING THE WEEK BY MESSRS. BEAR AND SON. Fat Cattle—Seventy-six head of fat bullocks fair quality, sold for melting at 38s each. Store Cattle—A mixed lot of 114 head, sold at 14s 6d each. Sheep—A small lot of wethers sold at 5s 3d each, or about 1d per lb ; 300 ditto for melting at &nbsp; 4s each. Sheep and Station—Two thousand seven hundred sheep with station, 150 miles from Melbourne, to carry 5,000, (working bullocks, stores, &c., taken at a valuation,) sold at 7s each. Horses— At the sale on Wednesday, and the weekly sale, about 30 were disposed of, good draft mares sold from 12 to 16 guineas ; colts just broken in from 8 to 10 guineas ; useful hacks &nbsp; from 10 to 14, and rough hacks from 4 to 7 &nbsp; guineas each. The supply of fat cattle is immense, and from &nbsp; the limited demand sales are very difficult to effect, the best quality are now selling to the trade at about 6s 6d per 100 lbs , from the l...
MELBOURNE HOSPITAL[?] [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 16 February 1849
MELBOURNE HOSPITAL, February 14, 1849. IN PATIENTS. Remaining February 8th. 18 Admitted since. 2 Discharged. 1 . 20 Ded..... 0 &nbsp; Remaining in the house. 19 Out patients. Relieved during the week. 9 Admitted since . 1 Total .... 10 Medical Officers for the week .— Physician, Dr Howitt. Surgeon, A Greaves, Esq. Joseph Clowes, Resident Apothecary.
GEELONG POLICE. Tuesday, 13th February. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 16 February 1849
GEELONG POLICE. &nbsp; Tuesday, 13th February. &nbsp; Before the Police Magistrate, and captan Fyans. &nbsp; Three of the Chinese or Kling immigrants, im- ported some months since by the Phillip Laing appeared under the following circumstances :— Mr Aitcheson, their importer, and present em- ployer, stated, that he appeared there in conse- quence of the men then in Court having left the station, and stated as their reason for doing so that they had been sworn at by him, and that the expectations with which they had left their own country, had not been realised ; on the contrary he had taken them under his own immediate guidance,and finding them incapableof shepherd- ing, had put them hut keeping, in which capacity they were altogether useless, as they would nei- &nbsp; ther cook nor shift the yards. The Malays not understanding English, Captain Fyans then un- &nbsp; &nbsp; dertook to interpret for them, and after hearing &nbsp;...
SUPREME COURT. Before His Honor the Resident Judge. IN INSOLVENCY. Saturday, February 10th, 1849. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 16 February 1849
SUPREME COURT. &nbsp; Before His Honor the Resident Judge. IN insolvency. &nbsp; Saturday, February 10th, 1849. In re John Hunter.— The Commissioner &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; handed in a second plan of distribution in this estate, Mr. Charles Williamson, was the only cre- &nbsp; ditor who had proved ; amount £11 2s. ; dividend 17s. 6d. in the pound ; balance in favour of estate 1s 5d. In re James Watson.—Second plan of distribu- &nbsp; tion ; debts £1,025 18ls. 3d ; dividend 5s. 9d., balance in favour of estate £2 3d. 7d. In re Isaac Lazarus Lincoln.— Mr. Stawell &nbsp; applied on affidavit of Mr. Benjamin for the withdrawal of an attachment issued against cer- tain goods the property of insolvent. The affida- &nbsp; &nbsp; vit set forth that on the 29th January, insolvent made over his stock of drapery, &c., to Mr. Little &nbsp; to be disposed of for the benefit of the creditors. The stock wa...
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 whose list." FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 1849. THE NOMINATION. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 16 February 1849
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." &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 1849. THE NOMINATION. YESTERDAY was the day appointed by the Governor's Writ, for the nomination of a Member of the Legislative Council, for the Electoral District of Port Phillip, &nbsp; in the room of James Williamson, Esq., &nbsp; resigned. The nomination took place at Geelong, which is appointed the chief polling-place, in the Writ, but we are in &nbsp; possession, by express, of a full and truthful report of the proceedings, which we shall furnish to our readers, in a Sup- plement we purpose publishing in the course of to-day. The candidates placed in nomination were Mr. Wm. McArthur, of Camden ; Mr. John Pascoe Fawkner, of Pascovale ; and His Grace Arthur Wellesley, Duke of Wellington. The show of hands was declared to be in favour of Mr. Fawkner, and t...
MR. WENTWORTH'S LAST. (From the Sydney Morning Herald.) [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 16 February 1849
MR. WENTWORTHS LAST. &nbsp; (From the Sydney Morning Herald.) When William of Orange landed in England, surrounded by poor, eager, and expectant German courtiers, he was of course welcomed in crowds by the Eng- lish people, who largely assembled to receive the new monarch. The King, in imperfect English, acknowledged their loyalty in terms, of which we were for- cibly reminded, on reading the Went- worth lottery notice. "Thank you, my good people, thank you ; we have come over here for your good ; we have come over for all your goods." Such appears to be the mixed intention of our Colonial William. He is going to hold a lottery for our good ; and if possible for all our goods. Such astonishing benevo- lence may excite the admiration of the twenty-three,* but for our own parts, and for the interests of the working classes, we have a few preliminary objections to make. In the first place, we detest gambling, and, as it seems self-evident from the notice in question, that nothi...
INSOLVENT COURT. Monday, February 12th. Before R. W. Pohlman, Esq., Chief Commissioner. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 16 February 1849
INSOLVENT COURT. Monday, February 12th, Before R. W. Pohlman, Esq., Chief Commissioner. In re Isaac Lazarus Lincoln , first meeting for proof of debts. No creditors proved in consequence of what transpired &nbsp; in the case in the Supreme Court on Sa- &nbsp; turday. It was consented to day that the goods should be sold, and the proceeds placed to the joint account of Messrs. Graham (the official assignee) and Mr. Benjamin, until his Honor the Resident Judge had decided the points to be argued before him. It was suggested that Messrs Tennent and Co., would not sell without &nbsp; authority from the Commissioner. Mr. &nbsp; Duerdin thought the Commissioner would not put his hand to paper, as they were advised to contend, and did contend, that he had nothing to do with the matter, and that the assignee was the party alone who had authority to act. Commissioner—Probably an intimation of what has taken place to day going forth in the usual way in the jour...
Original Correspondence. To the Editor of the Argus. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 16 February 1849
Original Correspondence. To the Editor of the Argus. Sir,—I am extremely well pleased to observe that you are opposed to the absurd proposal of the Town Council, to make ap- plication for a piece of ground at the top of Bourke-street, as a site for the Town &nbsp; Hall. The idea of the Council flying off to the suburbs of the City is so ridiculous, that it would only be laughable, to think of the extra labour they would thereby entail on themselves, were it not that, as you have observed, this matter involves a considera- tion of too grave and extended importance, to be treated as a trifle, or allowed to be decided by the whim of a few of our ' present' Councillors. This matter affects the perpetual future convenience of the citizens of Melbourne, and it is their business and duty to move in the affair, and to determine, where the proposed building ought to be placed. Aye ! and had it been any place on earth but Melbourne, dull, apathetic Melbourne, they would have expressed...
(COPY) INFORMATION FOR THE USE OF MILITARY AND NAVAL OFFICERS PURPOSING TO SETTLE IN THE BRITISH COLONIES. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 16 February 1849
(Copy) &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; INFORMATION FOR THE USE OF MILITARY AND NAVAL &nbsp; OFFICERS PURPOSING TO &nbsp; SETTLE IN THE BRITISH COLONIES. 1. The Colonies in which Military and Naval Officers are allowed privileges in the acquisition of public Lands are the following ;—First, the Australian settle- ments, consisting of New South Wales, Van Diemen's Land, South Australia, Western Australia, and the Northern Province of New Zealand; Secondly,— Ceylon; Thirdly,—the Cape of Good Hope; and Fourthly,—Nova Scotia and Cape Breton, the only province in North America where privileges are still allowed. 2. In the different Australian Settle- ments, in Ceylon, and at the Cape of Good Hope, land is disposed of by sale only; &nbsp; but Officers purchasing land, are allowed a remission of the purchase money, ac- cording to the undermentioned scale:— Field Officers, of 25 years' service and upwards, in the whole .........
Harbour Master's Office, William's-Town, February 12, 1849. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 16 February 1849
Harbour Master's Office, &nbsp; William's-Town, February 12, 1849. &nbsp; AN increase being proposed in the Pilot establishment at this Port, all per- sons desirous of applying for the appoint- ment of Pilot, are requested to send in their applications to the office *of His Honor the Superintendent, on or before Monday next, the -19th instant; at twelve &nbsp; o'clock (noon). All applications to be accompanied by satisfactory certificates of competency in all respects, and to be sealed and endorsed " Application for Pilot's-License." The appointment must be understood to be for six months certain, and longer should circumstances require it. R. H. BUNBURY, J. P., Harbour Master.
COURT OF REQUESTS FOR THE TOWN OF MELBOURNE AND COUNTY OF BOURKE. £10 JURISDICTION. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 16 February 1849
COURT OF REQUESTS FOR THE TOWN OF MELBOURNE AND &nbsp; COUNTY OF BOURKE. £10 JURISDICTION. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; NOTICE is hereby given, that the Court of Requests for the Town of Melbourne and County of Bourke, with jurisdiction to the amount of Ten Pounds, will be holden at the Court House, Col- lins-street, Melbourne, on Monday, the fifth and following days of March next, at the hour of nine o'clock in the forenoon. &nbsp; Plaints must be delivered at the office of the Registrar, on or before Monday the 26th day of February instant. Defences or set-offs must be filed on or before Friday the 2nd day of March next. Every plaint, defence, or set-off, must have the name, residence, or place of bu- siness of the plaintiff and defendant written thereon. In defended cases, the defence or notice of set-off must be in accordance with the forms prescribed by the late Rules of Court. By order of the Commissioner, J. S. GRIFFIN, Registrar. Melbourne, Fe...
TOWN COUNCIL. Thursday, 15th February, 1849. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 16 February 1849
TOWN COUNCIL. Thursday, 15th February, 1849. &nbsp; Present—The Worshipful the Mayor ; Alder- men Greeves, Johnston, and Kerr; Councillors Annaad, Armitstead, Bowler, Campbell, Clarke, M'Combie, Murray, Nicholson, Rankin, Russell, and Stephen. MINUTES. The minutes of last meeting were read and con- &nbsp; firmed, minutes were also read of several meet- ings of Committees. BLACK LIST. The Town Clerk laid on the table the following returns, shewing the attention of members to their duties:— Return of the attendance of Members at the Meetings of the Town Council of Melbourne, from the 9th November, 1848 to the 6th Feb- uary both days inclusive. &nbsp; There were during the above period eleven (11) meetings of the Town Council, of which His Worship the Mayor attended .. .... 8 Alderman Johnston ........ .... 11 Alderman Kerr .... ..11 Alderman Greeves . 8 Councillor Annand .... .... 11 Couucillor Bowler .... ..11 Councillor Clarke ...... .. 11 Councillor Rankin ....
THE BLACK LIST. [Newspaper Article] — The Argus — 16 February 1849
THE BLACK LIST. From the list presented yesterday to the City Council, referring to the attend- &nbsp; ance of the members of that body, for the last quarter, we have compiled the following analysis. It is well worthy the careful consideration of the burgesses and will serve more fully to impress upon them a fact of which many of them have proved themselves to be aware, that it is not the most showy or most plausible candidate that makes the most useful councillor. Among the gentlemen figuring most respectably upon the an- nexed list there are some who have been assailed by our contemporaries in the grossest and most virulent terms. The mode they have taken to rebut the abuse they have received, by a steady and consistent performance of their duties, is at once dignified and effectual, and will no doubt produce a due inpres- sion upon the minds of their constituents. Analysis of Returns of attendances at the several meetings of the Council and Committees, which were convened...