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SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. PORT PHILLIP HEADS. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 27 February 1865
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. PORT PHILLIP IIEADS. ARRIVED. Saturday, 25th February.-Western, steamer, from Portland; Union, schooner, from Newcastle; Pilot, schooner, from Hobarton ; Ant, steamer, from Port Albert; City of Melbourne, from Sj'duej*; Helen, from Circular Head. SAILED. Saturday, 25th February.-Bitter Beer, schooner, for Port Frederick; Jet, schooner, for Port M'i)onncil; Jano, brig, Malcolm, schooner, Maria, schooner, You Yangs, steamer, for Newcastle; Juliet, schooner, Jveera, steamer, for Port Albert; Benjamin llo.ipe, barque, for South Sea Islands; Eliza Goddard, brig, for Colombo; Per went, steamer, for IJobarton; Banvou, steamer, for Sydney. rKOJECTKD DEI'ARTUJIES. For London.-Norfolk, IGtli March; Wellesley, Gth April. For Liverpool.-Great Britain, 15th March; Royal Standard, 1st April. For Sydney.-The steamers of tho A. N. S. Com pany, regularly.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 27 February 1865
1TEAM TO ENGLAND O UNDER SIXTY DAYS. -BLACK BALL and EAGLE LINES of PACKETS.-Steam from Melbourne to Liverpool.-The well-known and favorite steamship GREAT BRITAIN, 3500 tons, 500-liorso power. JOHN GRAY, Com mander, is appointed to leave Hobson's Bay on Wednesday, 15th March, and will Bail punctually on the day advertised. The rapidity and regularity with which the Great Britain performs her passages have earned for her a world-wide fame, and justly established her reputa tion as the most celebrated steamship afloat. Her last seven passages to this colony were made in 55, 62, 63, 59, 61, 58, and 60 days, and the return pas sages to Liverpool with similar rapidity, thus proving that the duration of the voyage can be relied upon; and, whilst almost as quick as by the Overland mail, tho great expense and frequent changes inseparable from that route are entirely avoided. THE SALOON 1B a magnificent apartment, entirely re-decorated, and the state-rooms, which are very largo and airy, re...
WHOLESALE PRODUCE MARKET. Saturday, 25th February. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 27 February 1865
WHOLESALE PRODUCE J1AUKET. Saturday, 25tli February. Messrs J. V. TAUTE and Co. report Tho trade during tho week has "been without anima tion, buyers operating merely to supply existing re quirements; but as regards prices generally more steadi ness has been apparent. Hay and Straw-The supply aud demand were about equal for both. Oats-Tho arrivals were again tins week on an extensive scale and prices are without improvement. Wheat has corao for ward very sparingly and the price tends upward, an advanco of sixpence per bushel having occurred since our last report. Barley is enquired for at a slightly improved price. Potatoes-There has been a considerable de crease in tho supply of late both from this district and Geelong, and the price has rallied. Quotations:-Ilay, £3 5s to £4 per ton; straw, £15s to £1 10s per ton: oats, 3s 3d to 3s Od per bushel; seed do, 4s; wheat, Ss 9d to 9s per bushel; barley, Cape, 4s; English, 4s Cd; potatoes, £5 19s to £G per ton. Messrs M'Dowall and GIIAT ...
COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE. BALLARAT TRADE REPORT. Star Office, Saturday evening [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 27 February 1865
COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE. J'ALLAItAT TitADE REPORT. Star Offico, Saturday evening Tlio stato of trado during tlio week was satisfactory, orders having been equal to expectation. Cash collec tions have generally been good, although complaints arc heard in somo quarters that it is difficult to get in accounts by reason of money being too much diverted into speculative mining investments. The prices of many articles continuo to go up, including Hour, butter, and candles, wliilo tea and rice are easier to buy. Tlio flour market is very lirra, and the attitudo of holders of wheat renders probable a further riso shortly. Both in Victoria and South Australia farmers are re fusing oirers at quoted prices, whilst buyers arc coming forward for heavier lots than usual owing to tho lowness of stocks and tho demand for station stores. Tliero aro many purchasers now coming in tho market who have waited as long as possiblo in tho hopo of a decline, whilst tho supply from Adelaide is very much decre...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 27 February 1865
TURF SALE YARDS, TUESDAY, 28th FEBRUARY. HEPBURN and LEONARD win sell, at their yards, as above, 120 head Cattle (Frank Henty'e) 60 do do (from the north) 500 prime Sheep (Hamilton's) 500 do do (Ph> Russell's) 100 Lambs A few Calves. Sale at one o'clock. ~~ WEDNESDAY, 1st MABCH. BUHTRTJOIfG AUJSUAL RACES. Sale of Booths. Gates and Saddling Paddock and Stand. ALEX/VNDER ItliLLY will sell by auction, at Selleck's Crown Hotel, on Wednesday, 1st March, at two o'clock, Three publicans' booths Gates Saddling paddock and stand, For the Buuinyong annual races, to bo held on tho 9th and 10th March. Terms at sale. MONDAY, 27th FEBRUARY, At twelve o'clock. Under an Absolute Bill of Sale. UNRESERVED SALE OF Heavy Draught Horses, Dairy Cattle, Plough?! Harness, Threshing Machine, Household Furniture. Dairy Utensils, &c., See. FREDERICK EVERINGHAM has been in structed to sell by public auction, on the farm of William Fraser, in the parish of Burrumbeet, near tho Two Bridges, on Monday ...
LETTER TO THE EDITOR. THE PROTECTION SPEECHES. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 28 February 1865
LETTER TO THE EDITOR. THE PROTECTION SPEECHES. i-lit,-Un looking over the speeches of our protec tionist luminaries, as reported in the papers this morning, I was struck with admiration at the pro found knowledge displayed by some of the gentlemen on that all important subject, the tariff. Mr Rodier, after speaking of petitions, signatures obtained by unfair mtanp, and other important subjects on which 1 have no doubt lie is equally learned, proceeds to notice briefly the tariff, and say?, " spirits and cor dials were to be charged at an advanced rate, and the same with reference to beers, tobacco, and opium. With regard to beer they could brew their own, and if the other articles were to be used let the luxury be paid for. Opium was to be charged at an ad vanced rate of 10s, and few would trouble them selves if it was not'imported at nil. (Applause.)" With all due reppect to Mr Ilodier's superior eru dition, I beg to inform him that on opium there is not the slightest alteration, b...
NEW INSOLVENTS. (Schedules filed in Melbourne.) [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 28 February 1865
NEW INSOLVENTS. (Schedules filed in Melbourne.) .JfimirB Mnnn, of Creswick, blacksmith-Causes of insolvency: unremunerative employment, bieh wages and pressure of creditors. Liabilities, £139 6s; as sets, £60 lis; deficiency, £78 15s. Mr Courtney, official assignee. William Tafr, of Daylesford, mason-Causes of insolvency : sickness in family, want of employment end pressure of creditors. Liabilities, £100 8s lOd; assets, £5; deficiency, £95 8a lOd. Mr Jacomb, of ficial assignee. James Bevans, of Daylesford, newspaper vender. Causes of insolvency-Sickness in family and pres sure of creditors. Liabilities, £31 Gs; assets, £12; deficiency, £19 Gs-Mr Courtney official assignee. James Ueynolds Ne.ive, of Talbot, brewer, Causes ?of insolvency-Bad debts, losses in business and pressure of creditors. Liabilities, £3373 109; assets, £294G 19s lid; deficiency, £420 Os lid.-Mr Moore, official assignee.
WARDEN'S COURT. Monday, 27th February. (Before the Resident Warden.) [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 28 February 1865
WARDEN'S COURT. 'Monday, 27th February. (Before thu Resident Warden.") W. Allen v G. White-No appearance. Struck out. Ite Bay Qui and others-Aa application for a water race in Bullarook. Mr Hardy for Beech and party objected that the applicant was improperly acting in the mattar, aa he was interpreter and ar bitrator in that or a similar case. Postponed for a week. P. Shehan and others v Taylor and Company An application for abandoned ground at the Springs. The defendants objected that the ground was tra versed by their race. His Worship granted the ap plication, saying it did not affect any water right held by the defendants. Re J. Pillar and others-Struck out. Re J. Duncan and others-An application for ground at Watson's Hill. The plaintiff Duncan asked for a postponement, bat the manager of tbo Tyneraouth aud Palmerston Company, who had been served with notice, naked for costs. The case was postponed till Wednesday. A Young v M'Nulty and others-A complaint of encroachment on a re...
COURT OF MINES. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 28 February 1865
COURT OP MINES. The Court of Mines will open in the Warden's Court-house this morning, when the following list of cases will be called on: UNDER £500. 4. Lovell v Morison and another 5. Ward v Gritciiley 7. llosa v Victoria Gold Mining Company (Re gistered) £500 AND UPWARDS, G. Graham v Stack and others £1000 AND UPWARDS. 1. Forbes v Graham 3. Scottish and Cornish Company (Registered) v Great Guif Company (Registered) AX'I'BALS. I. Dermoody v Davidson II United Extended Band of Hope Company (Re gistered) v Critchley and others ]X. Tatham (Prince of Wales Company) v M'Gitl PETITIONS. Four /Gl. He Gilbert Cr Stieglitz Company One /62. lie A. Iv. Smith Cr Ltrderderg Com pany Five /62, Re M'Ewan and others Cra Simmons Reef Company Two /64. lie Uridge and others CrB Rising Star Company Five /64. lis W. M. Brown Cr Speedwell Com pany Bix/64. Jte J. Clinton Cr CarpentBria Comoany. Foit FURTHER HEARING, &o. 8S/61. Warren v Varcoe and others 47/G1. Sicliel v Armstrong 7G/GI. Irwin v ...
DESTRUCTIVE BUSH FIRES. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 28 February 1865
DESTRUCTIVE BUSH FIRES. The Lcarmonth district has again been the scene of extensive fires. On Sunday night two stacks of oats, on the larm occupied by Mrs Hynes, at Ercil doun, were! discovered 10 be on Are. The stacks were situated fully a quarter of a mile from the road, and cvtry precaution a9 to ploughing around them for the purpose of protecting them from fire had been attended to. There is every reason to suspect that j the fire was the act of an incendiary. About one thousand bushels of grain were destroyed. The Learmonth police are in active search for informa tion which will lead to the detection of the incen dury. On Monday, a fire occurred on the run ol the Messrs Learmontb. Several constables who were in attendance at the Lcarmonth Police Court, when the fire broke forth, were sent off to tlio scene of conllBgration. Particulars had not been received when the mail left Learmontb, but from the appear and- of matters from the township there is reaBon to (ear that all the ...
POLICE. EASTERN COURT. Monday, 27th February. (Before the Police Magistrate and Mr S. Wilson, J.P.) [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 28 February 1865
POLICE. EASTERN COURT. Monday, 27ih February. (Before the Police Magistrate and Mr S. Wilson, J.P.) DRUNKARDS.-Sinclair M'Leod and William Madden, in custody for having been drunk, were discharges. John M'Taggart and John Smith were fined 5a each. John Bohan, in custody on a like charge, was discharged, and for exposing his person in a public place he was sentenced to three days' imprisonment. Thomas Hayes, in custody for having been drunk, was lined 10s or 24 hours' imprisonment. STEALINQ WASHDIRT.- William Adams alias Maxwell, a boy of about fifteen years of age, was charged with having stolen washdirt from the claim of the United Extended Band of Hope Company on the morning of Sunday. Mr Hardy appeared to prosecute and Mr Finn appeared for the prisoner. Edward Stories, night watchman at the claim, de posed that shortly after six o'clock, in the morning he saw a young man like the prisoner and another about the same age hanging about the neighbor hood of the Band of Hope claim. Wi...
MELBOURNE STOCK AND SHARE MARKET. Melbourne, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 28 February 1865
MELBOURNE STOCK AND SHARE MARKET. Melbourne, Saturday. Messrs J. B. WICKE and SON report Tho uharo market continues active, and a largo Lusiness has been done in mining shares. Botli Bal larat and Bcndijjo stocks are iu great enquiry, Wood's Point interest comparatively neglected. Di-BENTCKES.-The only business in debentures this week has been iu Victoria Government (1 per Cents at £105A, and quotations are without change. Victoria Government U per Cents are obtainable at A'1034. ISANKS.-Culonial have been a trifle easier, and with greater supply. Sales at £8 Ss, at this price there are buyers. Nationals again out of the market and fast approaching £(>, buyers at £5 15s. Victoria have been sold at ±40, below which price they cannot bo had, in fact uo declared sellers under £11, buyers £.'s9 lus; New South Wales, £40 to £41 It's. GAS continue quiet, and there has been no business in this class of stock this week, except in Collingwood and Fitzroy at £G 14s (id. Quotations without ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 28 February 1865
ADVERTISEMENTS. PROSPECTUS 01 THE ballabat ALLIANCE BUILDING AND INVESTMENT SOGIETY. PROVISIONALLY REGISTERED. SHARES, £120 EACH. Subscription, 10s per Share per month; Redemption Money, 20s per Share per Month; Transfer Fee, 5s per Share. Present Entrance Fee, 5s per Share. TRUSTEES: Dr Clendinning, J.P. Henry Smith, Esq. Andrew Anderson, Esq., M.B.C. TREASURER: David Blair, Esq. PROVISIONAL COlIMIirEE. Messrs Saul Solomon. Photographer, Sturfc street. Charles Shaw, Furniture Warehouseman, Main Btreet. . John White, Watchmaker, Main street. Solomon Herman, Merchant, iloin Btreot. George Lovitt, Merchant, Doveton street. Thomas Jones, Hotelkeeper, Victoria street. Ludwig Edward Bruun, Color Merchant, Bridge street W. T. Campbell, Manager Spes Bona Gold Mining Company, Eyro street. John L. Rodier, Mining Manager, Eyre street, SOLICITOR: Henry Cuthbert, Esq. SURVEYOR: John Carruthers, Esq. SAMUEL DEEBLE, Secretary pro tern. HPHIS Society is established under the provisions J. of the F...
LATEST INTELLIGENCE. TELEGRAPHIC DESPATCHES. [PER GREVILLE AND BIRD, REUTER'S AGENTS.] VICTORIA. SANDHURST, 27th February. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 28 February 1865
LATEST INTELLIGENCE. TELEGRAPHIC DESPATCHES. [PER GHEVILLE AND BIED, REUTEU'S AGENTS."] VICTORIA. SANDHURST, 27th February. The town 11 surrounded with bush Area, the weather immensely hot, the wind very high, and everything shrouded in dust. Thermometer 106 deg in the shade. Datlesford, 27th February. Tremendous hush fires are blazing all round us. Mr Cay's homestead and farm, at Mount Prospect, have been destroyed. Bullaroofc Forest is on fire in the neighborhood of Messrs Uiddell and Treainnick's steam saw mills, near Duyle9lord. A fire engine has gone out to assist in preventing the flimes reaching the mills, and the greatest excitement prevails in the town. To-day we have had a very hot wind blowing and clouds ot dust flying about. Ic has been a most un precedented day.
WESTERN DISTRICT PASTORAL AND AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 28 February 1865
WESTERN DISTRICT PASTORAL AND AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY. An exhibition of Agricultural produce, dairy pro duce, &c., under the auspiec-s of the above society, WBBhcld at Skipton, on Friday, 24th February. The weather being line, and this being the Bret purely ogricultural thow held by the socicty, a better attendance might have been expected, not more than nbout two hundred and fifty persons being present. The grain of all kinds was of a very superior descrip tion. Mr Duncan Menzics again became the suc cessful competitor for wheat, the sample being 66\ lbs to the bushel. Messrs Ewin, Kankin, and George Trewin, of Linton, exhibited some excellent samples of wheat. That of the former was considered the best sample of wheat exhibited, but was not suffi ciently dry to carry the weight; the latter exhibitor made a mistake in only exhibiting one bag instead of two of each kind. This debarred him from getting a prize. The vegetables, particularly potatoes, grown by Mr D. Smith, were of...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 28 February 1865
STORAGE. STORAGE. STORAGE. NOTICE TO FARMERS.; rjIHE undersigned are prepared to make liberal X cast) advances on grain consigned to thein for Bale or storage, at their new brick store3, corner of Mair and Doveton streets, Market Square. J. V. T^RTE and CO. PUBLIC NOTICE-A. SCOTT, JEWELLER, 72 Bridge stroet, has just completed a largo quan tity of Colonial Gold Prince of Wales Leaf Brooches, which ure of an enormous size, ever Been in the colony, and some in particular, measuring fully 4 iuclies long and 2J inches wide, si t with some valu able stoLes. They are now on view at his establish ment. where they have bi en manufactured. MAKRlAGES. On the 27th February, at the Main road Congre gational Church, by the Rev S. B. Holt, Mr Francis Darling (of Messrs Southward and Sump ton's), to Miss Sarah Sanderson of Ballarat. On the 27th February, by and at the residence of the Rev. J. F«rr, Mr David Joseph to Elizabeth, second daughter of Mr John Davies, both of Seb&fi' typol. f J^...
MINING INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 28 February 1865
MINING INTELLIGENCE. The severe weatlitr ol Monday had a depressing effect upon business at the Corner, for even Piutas had to succumb to Piuto the domineering if not dominant influence ol the day. Thus the brokers, with etfe or two happy exceptions, did but little, and the aggregate of transactions was comparatively small. Some large parcels of Franklins were sold at £15, and ot Clifton (Stiegliiz), at £2 5s premium, the whole of this new venture's scrip having been placed in 2t hours. Prince Alfred scrip sold at £52, Have lock £9 10s, Enfield £126 to £130, Scottish and Cornish £8 17s 61, Lojd Palmeraton £7 10s, No.2 South Specimen Hill (Daylesl'ord) £45, Duke of Cornwall (Dtiyleslord) £59; South Greuville £32, Chryseis £58, Lulla Koakh £6, Tiie Court of Alines eitting3 will open this morn ing in the now usual but inconvenient place-the Warden's Court-house. We publish the list of cases elsewhere. In the Warden's Court on Monday, an application by Duueun and others tor land at Wiit...
BOROUGH COUNCIL OF BALLARAT EAST. Monday, 11th February. Present.—The Mayor, and Crs Anderson, Fussell, Dyte, Dodds, Turpie, Downes and Rowe. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 28 February 1865
BOROUGH COUNCIL OF BALLARAT EAST. 1 .K'>: Monday, 11th February. Present.-The Mayor, and Crs Anderson, Fussell, Dyte, Dodds, Turpie, Downes and Kowe. Correspondence.--The Town Cleric read tue fol lowing lettera:-From Hi9 Excellency the Go vernor'* private secretsry, stating that the anti transportation petition from Ballarat East had been duly laid before Her Majesty. From the Dis trict Sur veyor, enclosing plan o! the prepared -subdivision ol the block on whicli St. Paul's Ctiurcli was situated at the rear of block P. lielerred to the Works Com mittee for report.-From the Superintendent of Po lice, asking ii the Council would contribute towards tbe support of a child named Sarah Hughes, at pre sent in the Benevolent Asylum. Made an order of the day for next meeting.-From the Secretary of the Water Commission, enquiring why the Council declined adopting the report furnished by the Com mission. Acreed to be contidered after the orders of tho day,-From the Secretary of the Council ...