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The Ballarat Star. DAILY ISSUE. TUESDAY, 28TH FEBRUARY, 1865. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 28 February 1865
DAILY ISSUE. TUESDAY, 28m FEBRUARY, 1S65. IN the Spectator of the 2Gth November last we find the following:-" Messrs Briggs and Sod, of Normanton, Yorkshire, have com menced a new movement which may act as an example. They are turning their firm into a company, and one of their first proposals is to divide the halt of all profit above ten per cent among their agents and workmen, the division to be effected b}T a pro rata bonus according to wages. They believe that under this scheme every man will work harder, and that strikes will be entirely prevented, an expectation we fear somewhat too sanguine. The idea is an excel lent one, but it might be carried out in a way much simpler, and much lairer to the work man." Bare of details as this statement is, it is sufficient to show that the hard-headed sensible business class in England is begin ning to see the latent force that there is in the priuciple of co-operation, and the exist ing necessity for some satisfactory adjust ment of the r...
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. ADELAIDE, 27th February. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 28 February 1865
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. ADELAIDE, 27th February, Tlie new Parliament is so meet on 31 at March. M'Kinlay, the explorer, 1ms been appointed mana ger ot the English Northern Territory Company con ditionally, upon the receipt of favorable tidings from that region. Mr Kyley, formerly a draper, fell from tha mast of the steamer Bogan, on the Murray, and was drowned. Sales of Hurt's flour have taken place at £22; Beeby's at £21 109. Our Melbourne correspunuent writes-The action of Urquhart v Wilson, which is set down for an early day at the approaching NisiPrius sittings, is attracting a good deal of attention. Air Urquhart, formerly a member of the Upper Houae, sues the Argus, represented by Mr Wilson, for a libel in connection with the now celebrated scab case, in which he (Sir Urquhart) was mixed up. The damages are laid at .£10,QUO. A very strong bar has been engaged on both sides. For the plaintiff will appear Messrs Ireland, Q.O., Wood, billing and Smith, and for the detenaanc Messrs Dawso...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 28 February 1865
AUCTION SALES. THIS DAY. IIEPBDBN AND LEONARD-At the Turf Sale Yards, at one o'clock, cattle and sheep, &c. P. EVEKINGIIAM-At Mount Blowhard, at twelve o'clock, farming implements, stoi'k, &c. ADVERTISEMENTS. ' THURSDAY, 2nd MARCH. At twelve o'clock. Sale on tlie farm of the Proprietor, WTLLTA^I LAMB, ESQ., Burrumbeet, near the Burrumbeet Hotel. First Class Heavy Draught Horses and Mares. .Agricultural Implements and Machinery. Dairy Cattle. Household Furniture, and other Valuable Effects. O'FARRELL and SON have been favored 'with instructions from William Lamb, Esq., who iB relinquishing agricultural for grazing pursuits, to sell by auction, on Thursday, 2nd March, at twelve o'clock The whole of his highly valuable and extensive FARM STOCK, conBistiog of about 20 draught horseg and mares, and unbroken colts and fillies; the horses and mares accustomed to general farm work. Several head of dairy cattle. A large and varied assortment of farming imple ments and machine...
NEWS AND NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 28 February 1865
NEWS AND NOTES. The fiercest hot wind day of the season occurred on Monday, and by the middle of the day the whole air was charged with dust, which the gale3 from the north drifted violently into every croDoy and crevice. What with dust and smoke, the hori zon was scarcely visible at ail, and frequently it wa3 entirely hidden, while the hot blasts and stifling dust kept the streetB clear of all but those persons wlio were compelled to bs about town. At about four p.m. the wind veered round to the southward, and with a cooler air there came also slight showers of rain. About midday the thermometer kept at the District Survey Clfice showed 99 deg. in the shade. By telegram from Sandhurst it will be seen that there the thermometer showed 10S deg. in the shade, and that the place was surrounded with fires. By telegram also we find that Daylesford was similarly situated, and there was great excitement to prevent the destruction of Riddell and Treden nick's steam sawmills in Bullarook For...
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. PORT PHILLIP HEADS. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 28 February 1865
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. POET PHILLIP HEADS. ARUIYED. . Sunday, 2(!th February.-Trio, steamer, from Sale. Monday, 27th February.-Nil. BAILED. Sunday, 21th Fobruiry.-Peverill, cutter, for AVarr nambool; Glengary, schooner, for Port Sorrell; Diadem, schooner, for Circular Head; Trio Briton, ship, for London. Monday, 27th February.-Glensliee, barque, Maggie, brig, Bright Planet, barque, Sydney Griffiths, barquo, for Newcastle; Montezuma, britr. for Brisbane; St. Bernard, barque, Adeline iiartlo, barque, for Mauritius; Swallow, schooner, for Port Frederick; Boscarne, schooner, for Circular Head; Cragievear, brig, for Otago; Au Eevoir, 6chooner, for Auckland; Rockliampton, siiip, for Callao ; Coorong, steamer, for Adelaide. PROJECTED DEPARTURES. For London.-Norfolk, 113th March; Wellosley, Cth , April. ' For Liverpool,-Great Britain, 15th March; Itoyal Standard, 1st April. For Sydney.- Tho steamerd of tho A. N. S. Com pany, regularly.
SMYTHESDALE SHARE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 28 February 1865
SMYTHESDALE SHARE MAKKET. Mr DAVID HAM reports The share market activc during tho past week. Capo Clear shares have been in good demand, and. sales effected from £150 to A!) GO, with buyers at latter price, sellers at £:0j ; Lalla R"oklis have have had a brisk sale on Friday and Saturday, shares have sold from £5 7s6dto£5 10s; sellers at £5 12s Gd. Thero has also been a good demand for Pioneer scrip, and sales have been effected from £ 10 to £45 ; -with buyers at latter figure. Grand Trunks have been askei f&lt; r, and sold at £425, sellers at i.'4'Hl, buyers at £42 i; Atlas shares have boon sold from £31 to £-;3 ; Premiers at £31, £-'&lt;2, and £31; this stock isa favorite and considered a safe invest ment; Havelocks have been enquired after, and sold from £7 to £7 10s, buyers at latter prices; Empires have been sold from £53 to £GS, buyers at £G'2; Bulldog and Golden Gate scrip hnvo been in demand, the former from £18 to £2", sales effected as high as £22, sellers ...
COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE. BALLARAT SHAKE MARKET. Monday Evening. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 28 February 1865
COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE. BA I. LA RAT SHAKE MARKET. .Monday Evening. Messrs James Smitli and Walter Kington report the following sales m;ide this day:--Great Extended, .Redan, £.12; City of Manchester, Durham, per scrip, £i'Ja; Bed Jackets, Sebasto,nl, .1'i9 5s; Alston and Weardale, on terms, £17 lus; Lord Pidmerstons, Wat son's, £7 lOs ; Scottish and Cornish, on terms, A'9 10s ; Prince ot Wales, new issue, £22 15s: Enfields, Durham, £ 125 and £130.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 28 February 1865
STEAM TO ENGLAND 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-horso power. JOHN GHAT, Com mander, ia 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. He'r last seven passages to this colony were made in 55, 62, 63, 59, 63, 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, the great expense and frequent changes inseparable from that route are entirely avoided. THE SALOON ia a magnificent apartment, entirely re-decorated, and the state-rooms, which are very largo and 3iry, refu...
POLICE. DISTRICT COURT. Tuesday, 28th February. (Before the Police Magistrate and Mr M'Kean, J.P.) [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 1 March 1865
POLICE. DISTRICT COURT. Tuesday, 28tb February. (Before the Police Magistrate md Mr M'Keail, J.P.) DRUNKENNESS.-Sarah Foster was charged with having, on the preceding evening, been found drunk in the doorway of the Bank of Australasia. As she liad not given any trouble Ghe waa discharged. Ann Connor, commonly known as Queen of Warrenbeip, pleaded guilty to drunkenness. A constable de posed to her having been very disorderly also. Fined Ss or six hours' imprieooment, VAGUANGT.-William liabinson was charged with having no lawful meanB of support. He had been found lying in the piazza of the PoBt Officc, and it appeared he had recently arrived from Melbourne. As the man was unable to work, and evidently very ill, the Police Magistrate said he would give him an order for admission to the Benevolent Asylum. EMBEZZLEMENT.-Alfred Frederick Winch, charged onxemaudfrom Melbourne (where he had been ar rested), with embezzling the moneys of his employer, Mr Lester, was again remunded till Satu...
COURT OF MINES. Tuesday, 28th February. (Before His Honor Judge Rogers.) [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 1 March 1865
COURT OF MINES. Tuttday, 28th February. (Before Hi3 Honor Judge Rogers.) United Extended Band of Hope Company v Critcbley and others-His Honor mentioned this appeal and said he would be ready to take argument in the esse on Thursday as to the right of appeal, before asses sors were called. The appeals generally would also stand for mention on that day. Lorell v Morison and another-Mr Welsh for the plaintiff said it had been arranged by consent that the case stand over till the next sittings. Postponed accordingly. . Ward v Critchlcy-Mr M'Dermott for the plain tiff, Mr Trench for thu defendant. A suit for specific performance of a contract to sell four shares in the South Grenvillc Company at £19 each, the four shares representing twenty scrip under a later or ganization of the company. George Wicks, share broker, deposed that the defendant had given him authority to sell the shares at the price named, and had at the same time promised to sigu the deed of the company. Witness sold wi...
TROUBLES OF AN ORDERLY SERGEANT. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 1 March 1865
TROUBLES OF AN ORDERLY SERGEANT. The New York Times publishes an extraordinary letter sent lately to General Thomas, commanding the Army of the Cumberland, by an orderly sergeant of the 5th Tennessee Cavalry, on duty in various quarters of the middle section of tho State. It might be supposed to be intended as a burlesque, but it i9 stated to he a letter wrung from the writer by liia troublea and perplexities. Tho following ore the most striking passages in this strange epistle: "Major-General Thomas.-Dear Sir,-Where a company boards at half-a-dozen different places, ranging from 100 yards to a quarter of a mile from headquarters, is the orderly sergeant bound to mako out regular and irregular details, notify the men, and have them ready to start on a seout or other duty at a moment's notice ? If the orderly sergeant tries to get the privates to fall into roll-call, and privates tell him to go to h , is the orderly sergeant bound to go there ? In cavalry service how often must the o...
BUNINYONG WARDEN'S COURT. Tuesday, 28th February. (Before Mr Warden Sherard.) [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 1 March 1865
BUNINYONG WARDEN'S COURT. Tuesday, 28Ih February. (Before Mr Warden Sherard.) M'Donald v Nettell and Co-Postponed for a week. Kidd and party v Fuller and party-Application for possession of abandoned claim at New Chum. Application granted. Guthrie v Halliday and others-Application for possession of abandoned claim at New Chum. Application granted. il'Bain v unknown party-Application Jor pos session of abandoned ground at Green Hills, Bur ham. Application granted. Critchley v Orme and others-Struck out. The Court then adjourned.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 1 March 1865
BTTRRUMBEET. THURSDAY, 2nd MARCH. At twelve o'clock. INTENSIVE AND UNRESERVED SALE OP HIGHLY VALUABLE FARM STOCK. &C. To be held oa the farm of the Proprietor, WILLIAM LAMB, ESQ., Burrumbeet, near the Buirumbeet Hotel. First Class Heavy Draught Horses and Mares, Agricultural Implements and Ma chinery. Dairy Cattle, Household Furni ture, Abbot's Buggy, Waggons, Carts, &c., &c, &c. 0?Fa RRELL and SON have been instructed by WUliam Lamb, Esq., who is relinquishing agricultural for pastoral pursuits, to sell by auction, at the time aud place above appointed, Tiio whole o£ his highly valuable and extenBive FARM STUCK, &c., consisting of about TWENTY HEAD OF HORSE STOCK, As follows: 5 Leavy draught mares in their prime, accustomed to general farm work, and thoroughly staunch in shaft or trace harness 3 heavy draught horses, the samo character aB the foregoing. 7 draught colts and fillies, two to three years old, unbroken, by some of the best sires i...
AUCTION SALES. THIS DAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 1 March 1865
AUCTION SALES. THIS DAY. J. S. CARVER-At the Stock Exchange, opposite Craig's Royal Hotel, at one o'clock, allotments at Learmonth. F. EVERINQHAM-A residence area in Doveton street, Soldiers' Hill. L. I.EVT-At the Mart, Bridge street, furniture, &c., &c. ALEX. KELLT-At Selleck'8 Hotel, Buninyong, at two o'clock, booths, gates, &c.
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 1 March 1865
MARRIAGE. On 28th February, at the Roman Catholic Church, Melbourne road, Ballarat, by the Rev. Father Ne ville, William May, second son of Joseph and Mary Ann May, of Cornwall, England, to Bridget Mar kings, third daughter of Michael and Bridget Bark ings, County of Clare, Ireland.
PARLIAMENTARY INTELLIGENCE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. Tuesday, 28th february. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 1 March 1865
PARLIAMENTARY" Ii\ I ElLIGENCE, LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. Tuesday, 28th tebruary. Mr Hervey said that lie had received from his Excellency the Governor, along with a note, five circular despatches received by his Excellency from the Imperiul Government, upon the subject of the treatment of foreign ships of war. Three of these documents have already been published in the Government Gazette; the two which had not so been published were dated respectively the 11th January, 1864, and the 28th March, 1863. With respect to the three which had been already published, it was his Excellency's desire that they should be returned to him, as they were original documents. These were the only despatches received by his Excellency which were not marked " confidential." The two despatches not already before the public were then read by the Clerk of the Parliament as follows, and ordered to be printed: " Downing street;, 28th Marcb, 1863.-Questions having arisen an to the mode ia which governors of colon...
The Ballarat Star. DAILY ISSUE. WEDNESDAY, 1ST MATCH, 1865. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 1 March 1865
DAILY ISSUE. WEDNESDAY, 1ST MAItCH, 18CS. THE fear of the protectionists lest the Legis lative Council should listen to the prayer of the petition which has been so numerously signed by all classes in the community, and reject the protection tariff, is an encouraging sign of the times. Since the pro-taxation agitators are so dreadfully frightened lest their projeot should miscarry, there must purely be some cause for their fears, and if so there is a chance that common-sense and free trade will prevail after all. And there can be no question as to either the genuineness or the depth of the alarm which has taken pos session of the protectionist mind (if there be such a thing). At the pro-taxation meetings the great cry is-constitutionalism. For the Legislative Council to reject the protection tariff would be an illegal, a revolutionary act .-nay, according to one very florid and im passioned protectionist, an act of incen diarism. This is the main point upon which the lovers of taxes...
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. ADELAIDE, 28th February. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 1 March 1865
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. ADELAIDE, 28th February. The millers sold out their stocks of flour at from £21 10a to £22. Sales of wheat were made at 83 9d per bushel, and there were still buyers at that price. The Emily Smith will take over 1000 bags of wheat to Bombay. The London Society for tbe Propagation of the Gospel has voted £1000 for thu Anglican Diocesa of Adelaide. Sailed-Aluinga.for Melbourne. Arrived-Charlottee, from the Baltic with timber. At the City Police Court, on Tuesday, six per sons were brought up charged with robbery accom panied with violence. Of these James l'rainor, Patrick Keenan and James Nolan were chaiged with having stolen from a boy named Phillips a sum of £35 which he had but just received Irom the bank. Henry and George 13rusher, together with a woman named Earah Williams, Tere placcd at the bar lor a similar offence. In each case, in consequencc of the absence of the necessary evi dence, the prisoners were remanded. Arrangements have been made (writes our Mel b...
NEWS AND NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 1 March 1865
NEWS AND NOTES. A show of grain under the auspices of the Glen daruel, Clunes aud Beckwith Agricultural Society will take place to-day at CoghillVCreek, for the purpose of obtaining prize samples of wheat and oats grown in the district lor the forthcoming Interna tional Exhibition in Dublin. We understand that a review of volunteer troops will probably take place at Ballarat about the 15th inst. The review, if it comes off, will include the Ballarat and Creswick Kifles, the Ballarat and Geelong troops of cavalry, and the Geelong artillery. On Tuesday evening a meeting of the Ballarat troop of cavalry was called for the purpose of discussing certain matters of detail in relation to drills prepara tory to the review, we have mentioned. There was not"a very large attendance of members, but those who met made the arrangements required. With reepect to the next volunteer encampment, we regret to hear that Major Pitt, when in Ballarat the other day, expressed himself adverse to the select...
MONDAY'S DESTRUCTIVE FIRES. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 1 March 1865
MONDAY'S DESTRUCTIVE FIRES. Full particulars have not yet readied as of the damage done by the destructive fire which broke out on Monday on the run belonging to Messrs Lear month. Ail the grass has been destroyed, and, aa has been reported, about three thousand sheep, be sides fences and other property. We hope tho rumor about the sheep is an exaggeration. On Mon Jay bush fires were raging fiercely in tho parish of Cardigan, in almost every direction, and but for the praiseworty and energetic assistance of a number . ot miners from Bunker's Hill, who worked hard until 10 p.m. to extinguish the flames, the property of Mr Thomas Lloyd, and that of several other resi dents, would have been totally destroyed. By our Creswick Police report it will be seen that on Tuesday two men were charged with having BO carelessly used firo in a paddock at Smeaton, as to causa the destruction of the property of Mr Paul Madden. As it was proved tho men had not ne glected the stipulated precautions, an...