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VITAL STATISTICS OF BALLARAT, [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 21 February 1865
VITAL STATISTICS OF I3ALLARAT, Return of the births and deaths registered in Bal larat during the month of January, 18G5. The births of 82 boys aud 70 girls, or in all of-152 children were registered in Ballarat during thu month of January. Ot these 73 occurred in Balla rat West, 42 in Ballarat East, and 37 in outlying districts, Sis of the births were set down aa illegi timate. The deaths registered in January numbered 33, viz., 22 of males and 1G of females, The births thus exceeded the deaths by 34, The following table shows the deaths which took place in Ballarat West, Ballarat East, and the subur ban districto. distinguishing the sexes and persons over and under five years of age. Districts. MALES. FEMALES. Ballarat West Ballarat East Suburban Districts Total 22 10 The deaths occurred in the following proportions: Males, 58 per cent; females, 42 per cent. Uuder five years, 63 per cent; over five years, 37 per cent. The per centage dying under five years is very high. The follow...
THE MORALITY OF NEW SOUTH WALES. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 21 February 1865
TOE MORALITY OF NEW SOUTH WALES. SIR,-When you put forth an article which your readers consider incorrcct and unjust, you will per haps allow a lice Irom one who differs from you. In your leading article of this rooming's (Friday's) issue, you are too severe upon the poloniB's of New South Wales. They are principally English, Irish, and Scotch families who are settled there. The governor, and the upper and lower bouses are not at all inferior to parties holding the like positions in Melbourne. Has any colony in New Holland ever been so disgraced as this, by it's proceedings against the Shenandoah. Now, Mr Editor, all newspaper readers know well that Melbourne has for sometime coveted Riverica, and would be very glad to get a body of police there to get possesion. Ehl-nine points of the law, eh! I aia, Sir, A BIUTJBIIEE, 17th February.
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR. BROKERS' MORALITY. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 21 February 1865
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR. BROKERS' MORALITY. SIR,-In this morning's issue of the Star you say the manager of the Enfield Company " speaks ia strong terms of indignation at the conduct of a Bal larat broker, who having engaged to supply a parcel of the shares endeavored to procure them at a low price by false statements as to the character of the claim," and then you suggest a curative for such conduct, viz: " that the public should withdraw its business from parties acting so dishonestly." Now sir, although ic is generally known by those who are acquainted with the " inner life" of the corner who it is that is thus accused, the great majority of the public do rot know, particularly persons living at a distance from Bsllarat. I have therefore been requested by some of my fellow brokers to say that we think such a charge should not have been made in a manner that implicates the whole of the brokers of Ballarat, but that the name should have been given of the delinquent, and theu the publ...
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. ADELAIDE, 20th February. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 21 February 1865
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. ADELAIDE, 20th FEBRUARY, Four members of the late Assembly have been re elected to the new Parliament without opposition. Breadstuff's continua very firm. Sales of wheat have been made to-day at 8s 4d, and a parcel ot Hart's Hour has been quitted at £21 per ton. The Courong will leave for Melbourne on Wednes day. Arrived-Coorong (s.), irom Melbourne; William., from Brisbane. VICTOR IIAIIBOP., 20th February. Arrived-Wave, from Melbourne. Our Melbourne correspondent writes;-"A gentle men just returned to the colony hy the Great Britain, who saw Mr David Jones, of Ballarat, at Hastings, states that that gentleman is suffering considerably from a complaint iu the chest, lie has fallen away a good deal, and has lost no small share of his robustness. Mr Jones' friends in Ballarat will regret to hear that unless he considerably improves in health it will be some time ere he again returns to Victoria. At a meeting of the Melbourne City Council on Monday a resolution was car...
AMERICA. 7th February, 1865. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 21 February 1865
AMERICA. ? (From a Correspondent,) 7th February, 1865. When I went down to tlie steamer Commercial in the evening of the 23rd December, 1 found all the gangways guarded by sentries with fixed bayonets. I was not allowed to go on board until I presented my pass, and my Canadian friend, who had kitidly come to see me off, was sternly refused permission to enter with me. Our progress up the river was necessarily less rapid than when coming down with the current. Little of any moment took place: the scenery was of the usual monotonous character-of heavily timbered banks, all of an unvarying equal height above the level of the hugs muddy stream that flowed between. Now and then \vs met a steamer coming down, and at the usual intervals we made for the bank to take in wood at some of the various wooding stations. The weather was excel lent, being fine, clear, and warm. In the evening of the 24tli, twaor three hours after dusk, we reached Island No. 10, famous as being the scene of one of t...
MINING INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 21 February 1865
MINING INTELLIGENCE. A full business ha9 been done in the ehare mar ket, with a good proportion of sales in high-priced investments. There was a continued demand for Prince.Alfred at advancing price3. Specimen Hill, No. 2, were freely dealt in, and in many other scrip transactions have been numerous. The following are the brokers' quotations for sales made:-Bon shaw £185, £190, £196; Band of Hope £124; Essex £120; Enfield £110; Wendouree £S0, £94 ; ' Royal Standard, Daylestord, £62 ; Specimen Hill, No. 2, Daylesford, £55, £58, £60; Great Extended, Blanket Flat, £40; Chryseia, £56 10s; St. George, £81 10s; Prince Alfred, £42, £44, £44 10s, £45, £46, £47, £4S; Defiance, £40; L;n non's Paddock, £35; Royal Saxon, £20; Levia than, i20, £20 10s, £21; Red Jacket, £17, £18; Franklin, £15 10s-, Lord Palmerston, £5 133, and for 10 scrips, £55 10s; Cliffs of Old Tynemouth, 10 scrips, £37 10s; Havelock, £5 10s; Lalla Rookh, £5 3s; Buninyong New, £4 5s, £4 lOa; City of Man chester, £4 7s Gd; Per...
SOCIAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 22 February 1865
SOCIAL. The board appointed by the Government of Vic> toria to promote the objects of the Dublin Interna tional Exhibition has arranged to ship the Victorian collection by tho Great Britain, to sail on 15 th March. Contributions in arts, manufactures, and products are being sent in from all seats of poou'a tion in the colony. The population of Victoria has now reached 604,858, of which number 317.054 are males, and 25G,904 females. Tho Government Bazecte has notified the following appointments:-William Davidson, to be a Mining Registrar and Mining Surveyor to act in the Gordon subdivision of the mining district of Ballarat, vice Mr J. B. Cuaack deceased; William Macfarlane, M.D., to be an additional public vaccinator for Bal larat; Robert M'Niece (C.P.S. at Beaufort), to bean agent of the Board of Land and Works. James Salkeld, of Ballarat, engineer, has applied for a patent for "improvements in chain-driving gear, principally adapted for driving puddling machines." Frederick Bro...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 22 February 1865
SHIKE OF RIPON. EAST SIDING^ ELECTION. I HEREBY GIVE NOTICE, that tha following candidates have boen duty nominated: DALVEEN, THOMAS GREIG, JAMES RUSSELL, JOHN RUSSELL, PHILLIP. As only three mombers require to bo elected, a poll will bo taken at the United Statea Hotel, Carng liam, on Friday, the 24th instant, commencing at eight o'clock in the forenoon aud closing at four o'clock in the afternoon. Copies of the voter's roll may bo obtained from Mr Jones, Stationer, Carngham; or at the shire office. The following are the boundaries of the East Riding Shire of Ripon: THE EAST RIDING-Commencing at a point on the Bhore of Lako Burrumbeet due east of the north-east angle of the parish of Chepstowe ; thence by the western and southern shores of said lake to the junc tion of Burrumbeet Creek ; thence easterly by the centre of said ereok for a distance of about Bixty chains to a point duo north of the western boundary of a Government road which forms the eastern boun dary of sections S, 1...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 22 February 1865
THIS DAY. jTew Hoi) set old Furniture, Fancy Goods, and Portable Office, with Cedar Turned Rails, At Hyam's Auction Marti Bridge street MR LEWIS LEVY (of John Hyama and Co.) will cell by auction, at their new Mart, Bridge street, two doors from Broadbent Brothers, at twelve o'clock sharp, , UI, A large consignment of Household i urmture, con sisting of couches, sofas, easy chairs, tables, clieffioueers, engravings, clockB, jewelry, fancy goods, plated ware, &c. * Also, New Portable Office, with cedar turned rails suitable for a sharebroker or as counting-house; large zinc bath, and three large cedar forma. No reserve. Terms cash. " THIS DAY, At One o'clock, At O'Farrell and Son's Bazaar. PRIME BUTTER. O'FARRELL and SON will sell by auction, 4 casks prime potted butter. " IMPORTANT PRELIMINARY NOTICE. Salo on the farm of the Proprietor, WILLIAM LAMB, ESQ., Burrumbcet, near the Burrumbeet Hotel. First Class Heavy Draught Horses and Mares. Agricultural Implements and Machinery....
MINING. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 22 February 1865
MINING. Since our last summary there has been nothing heard of, hardly, but the continued success of our old and well-proved mines, and the increased enterprise existing in nearly every part of the district. The gold produce of the district maintains its magnifi cent aggregate of superiority over all the other dis tricts^ in the colony; and the large number of pro gressive companies just breaking into gold, or of new ventures just being launched in promising localities, give UB good reason to look for an indeti nite prolongation of our mining prosperity. At the Corner, as our share exchange is called, the busi ness of sharedealing has become a settled call ing, and is growing in interest and importance. For, not only the large crowd of old mines, but an ever-increasing host of new speculations of all sorss are being put into the market, and the proved value of our tried mining grounds has drawn hither capi tal from all parts of the colony. At the same time new projects go off with g...
SUMMARY FOR EUROPE. POLITICAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 22 February 1865
SUMMARY FOE, EUROPE. POLITICAL. DURING the past month, as in the two preced ing months, the all but absorbing political sub ject has been free trade versus protection. At tho date of our last summary of intelligence for transmission to Europe, a protection tariff had just been submitted to Parliament, but at that date the public had scarcely had time to fully understand it, or to see how extremely damaging to the interests of the country such a tariff would certainly prove if adopted. A strenuous opposition had already been com menced, however, by the merchants and im porters of Melbourne, which subsequently spread to the other towns of the colony, by degrees drawing within its influence many other classes in the community, and now we are gratified at being able to report that there is in existence a free trade organisation capable of encountering even such a danger as that with which the country is menaced by its present weak and time-serving rulers. The country may or may not ente...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 22 February 1865
BIRTHS. Oa the 121st Jancarv, at her residence Stoikvarti Hiil, the wife of George H'Qaeen, Esq., of a son. On 22nd January, at Eyre street, BaiLarat, the wile of AM M'Phail, of a daughter. ^ On the 27th January, Mrs George Draisey, of West End Cottage, Shirt street, of a Hon. On 31st January, at Sherwood Coitsge TTendouree, Mrs V?. H. Surplice, of a son. On the Cth February, at 'nis residence, Market Square, CreswicU roaj, the wife of James Whittle, Chemist, kc.s of a tor:. On the Sth February, at Drammond street, Bal larat, Mrs James Saddler, of a son. On the 20th February, at BuninTon;:, the wife of D. Oliver, Esq., Clerk of Courts, of ~ son. | On the 11th February, at her residence, Raglan street, Daylesfora, the- wife of Mr Joseph Curtiioys, of a daughter. On the 13th February, at her residence, Creswick road, Baliarat, Mrs Thomas L-vlng, o! a son. On the )7th February, at her residence, Sturt street, Mrs M. Bade, cf a daughter. On the 17th February, at Brou2ham street, Talbot,...
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. ADELAIDE, 21st February. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 22 February 1865
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. ADELAIDE, 21st February. Ti:e Matilda Athc-liag brings 2 = 1 Government and ajsis:ed immigrants. Oar Melbourne correspondent writes-"From a carefully prepared list of the members of the Upper House, 'it is sat J that a majority of either three or four v;ii in all probability be against the- new tariff. So says one of the principal members of the opposi tion. Several courses wouid be open to the Govern ment under such circumstances-their trump card being that they will, under such circumstances, pro pose the imposition of a property tax.
The Ballarat Star. DAILY ISSUE. WEDNESDAY, 22ND FEBRUARY, 1865. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 22 February 1865
Mtat Jim. DAILY ISSUE. WEDNESDAY, 22ND FEBRUARY, 1865. Is a supplement to this day's issue we give a sum mary of the month's news* for transmission by the outgoing miil lor Europe. To make room for the summary we omit the usual leading article, and hold over several letters and some articles of local intelligence. From some ucc-zplaiaed ciuse the bull: of oar telegraphic correspondence failed to reach us by train last night. In another column will be found the entries for tie Cre=wtek Races on Thursday and Friday. A. roan named John Kinane was given into cus tody yesterday afternoon, for embezzling a sum of £3 belonging to his employers, Messrs Hewton and Janson, of Happy Valley. An impudent theft of four pairs of boots was com mitted in Mr Ardagh's shop, Main street, yesterday afternoon, and a woman named Bridget Harkins has been arrested on the charge. It appears she called at the shop, and purchased two pairs of boots, and after she left the others were missed. She was shortly af...
LATEST INTELLIGENCE. TELEGHAPHIC DESPATCHES. [PER GREVILLE AND BIRD, REUTER'S AGENTS.] VICTORIA. BEECHWORTH, 21st February. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 22 February 1865
LATEST INTELLIGENCE. TELEGHAPHIC DESPATCHES. A GSEVILLS AXD BIBD, IJSCTEH'S AGEXTS.] VICTORIA. BEECHWOEXH, 2lst February. I At 4'JE Beechworth general sessions this day, was I beld tbe trial with reference to the burglary at the J Police Caajp, Rathergien. Storer and Dobson, old I offenders, conviated, and each sentenced to tea | year='imprisonment. Several other trials ^ere keM, I bat none- o: thc-m were of great interest.
CROWN LANDS SALE. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 22 February 1865
CROWN LANDS SALE. A sale of Crown lands ia fee simple was held at Billarat, on Tuesday, 21st February. The sale was conducted by ilr W. II. Bsrnsrd, land officer. The lots sold wt-re bought at the upsutjptice. Subjoined is a de-tailed account of the S3le: Towk LOTS. BALLAEAT, COUNT? OF GREXVILLE, rAEISH OT BALLAEAT. Situated in Drummond, Urquhart, South, Skipton, Armstrong, and Errard streets. There were no offers for lots 1 and 2, Allot 1", tec 29, lr; upset price. £100 per acre; valuation £125. A. Bonella. There was no offer for lot 4. Allot 7, sec 63, lr; upset price £100 per acre; valua tion £140. J. Harrison. There was no offer for lot 6. Allot 19, sec 76, 34p; up=et price £160 per acre; ?valuation £75. E. Harrison. Allot 15, sec 77, 33 5-10p; upfet price£lOOper acre; valuation £300. J. Butler. Allot 10 A, sec 80, 6 1-lOp; upset price £150 per acre; valuation £60. J. Llewellyn. Situated in Wendouree Parade. Lot 10 was withdrawn. Situated in Grenville street, Ballarat West. Allo...
MINING INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 22 February 1865
MINING INTELLIGENCE. A moderate business wa3 done in the share market on Tuesday, and the demand for shares for specula tive purposes appears to ke declining, which will have a good effect in making the market more steady aud prices le=3 liable to capricious changes. Prince Al freds have been greatly in demand, in consequence of the reported breaking through of the bore in ttie drive of No. 2 shaft. There have also been several transactions in Band of Hope, Victoria, Haveloek, Rei Jacket and South (jren ville scrip. The following are the sales reported by the brokers:-Band of Hope, £12-1 10s, £125, £128; Wendourc-e, £100; Victoria, £95; St. George, £77; Wallaby, £60; Prince Alfred, £45, £46 10s, £45, £49, £51, £51, £5o, £G0; C'hryBeis, £56 10s, £o&; Detiar.ce, £40 10s; South Grenville, £33; do. scrips, £0 10s; Prince of "Wales, £45 ; Kelson, £24 10s ; Fortuna (paid up), £21; Leviathan, £'21; Ked Jacket, £17 10a, £18; Eranklin, £15, £15 10s, £16 103; Essex (scrip), £11 14s; C...
WARDEN'S COURT. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 22 February 1865
WARDEN'S COURT. Busm oko.-At the Warden'B Court, Buninyong', on Tuesday, before tho Resident Wnrden, tho follow ing causes were called, viz:-Win Ily Hicfea v Bri tish Workmen Company, application for abandoned ground at a claim in Long Gnliy. The application was granted. John il'Donald v Nettcll and Com pany, application for abandoned claim at Green Hills; postponed for a week for plan of ground. Bray v unknown party; no appearanco-struck out. Tho Court then adjourned. TheWesleyan bazaar continues as attractive as ever. Last night the hall was crowded, and tho receipts were about £G0. Tho bazaar will bo open this and the following evening. Printed and Published, for tlio Propriotor, by GEOUQE EDWARD Finnish at tho Uallarat titar OHico, Sturt strcot, Ballarot.
CRESWICK RACE ENTRIES. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 22 February 1865
CRE3WICK RA.CE ENTRIES. The following are the entries for the Creswick Races on the first day, Thursday, 23rd February: - SELLING HUKDLIJ RACE of 30 sovs-Mr T. Ralph's br g Curraghmore, 0 yrs, to be sold for £20; Mr A. Janssen's b m Fiirc, ayud, to be sold for £20; Mr Anthony na b g Abelard, G yrs, to be sold for £40; Mr Whittlcston'a b m Sweetbriar, aged, to be sold for £40; Mr T. Wilson's br m Music, 4 yre, to be sold for £40. MAIDEN PLATE, of 30 GOVS-Mr Orr DS b f Miss Barwon, 4yrs; Mr O'Connc-U's b m Creeping Jane, 5 yrs; Mr J. Pitcher's g g Young St.Patrick, 5 yrs; Mr F. Henty's c m Fairy, G yrs; Mr T. Wilson's b f Frantic, 3 yre; Mr R. llallcy's b m Mountain Maid, 4 yrs; Mr J. lluberison ns b f Manx Maid, 3 yrs; Mr Kelly ns b f Flying Doe, 4 yrs. THE CKESWICK. HANDICAP, of 80 EOVS - Mr Keighren'e b g Playboy, G yre, 9 et 4; Mr T. Wilson's Teddington, 4 jrs, Gst 10; Opt. Scott's br c Nep tune, 3 yrs, Gst 7; air T. Kilph's g g Poor Mick, aged, 7 BC 10; Mr F. Ilenty'a b g Woodman...