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LATEST INTELLIGENCE. TELEGRAPHIC DESPATCHES. [PER GREVILLE AND BIRD, REUTER'S AGENTS.] VICTORIA. CAPE OTWAT, 28th February. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 1 March 1865
LATEST INTELLIGENCE. TELEGRAPHIC DESPATCHES. [PER GUEYILLE AND BI&D, REBTEU'S AQEHTS."| VICTORIA. CAPE OIWAT, 28th February. Passed Inwards, 5 p.m., J. Montgomery, (Ameri can), ship, from BoBton; three masted schooner, pro bably Lady Hotbam, from Cardiff.
MINING INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 1 March 1865
MINING INTELLIGENCE. There has been a fair average business doing in the share market, though not quite equal on Tues day to the average of the past week. There were several sales of Franklin early in the day, but after the revelations made at a special meeting for the appointment of directors, held in the afternoon, all transactions ceased, and it is intended to take mea sures to set aside some agreements lately entered into. The enquiry for Daylesford stock is on the increase; holders of fierip in the most advanced of the progressive mines there are raising their de mands, and the brokers find some difficulty in meeting the wants of buyers. The number of new schemes daily launched on the market is greater than at any former time since the incroduction of the limited liability, yet the freedom with which shares are taken up argues either unbounded confi dence and unrestricted resources, or else tho exist ence of an extraordinary amount of speculation. This will be proved in time, w...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 1 March 1865
ADVERTISEMENTS. PROSPECTUS OF THE BALLARAT ALLIANCE BUILDING AND INVESTMENT SOCIETY. PROVISIONALLY REGISTERED. SHARES,, £120 EACH. Subscription, 10b per Share per month; Redemption Money, 20B per Share per Month; Transfer Fee, 5a per Share. Present Entrance Fee, 5s per Share. TRUSTEES: Dr Clendinning, J.P. Henry Smith, Esq. Andrew Anderson, Esq., H.B.C. TREASURER: David Blair, Esq. PKOVISIOSAL COMMlirEE. Messrs Saul Solomon. Photographer, Sturfc street. Charles Shaw, Furniture Warehouseman, Main street. John White, Watchmaker, Main street. Solomon Herman, Merchant, Main street. 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 Um, HPHIS Society is established under tbo provisions JL of the Friend...
NEW SOUTH WALES. SYDNEY, 28th February. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 1 March 1865
NEW SOUTH WALES. SYDXET, 28th February. At the sixteenth annual meeting of the Australian Mutual Provident Society, which was held yesterday afternoon in the society's office, a highly satisfactory report was presented. No less than 1356 policies had been issued during the year. The sum of £563,372 had been assured, and the revenue had been increased by £25,874; the total annual revenue bc-ing £86,450. The invested funds of the society now exceed £270,000. The election of new directors was deferred tor four weeks, when the adjourned meeting will be held. The Barwon entered the Heads at 4-15 p.m. Flour is quoted at from £21 to £23 per ton. The weather to-day has been very sultry.
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. PORT PHILLIP HEADS. ARBIVED. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 1 March 1865
. SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. PORT PHILLIP HEADS. ARBIVED. Tuosday, 28th February.-Ceres, schooner, from Bel fast; Jactnel, packet schooner, from coast; Triumph, schooner, put back; Formosa, barque, from Mauritius ; Exonia, from Willunga, Guinare, from Port Elliott. BAILED. Tuesday, 2Sth February.-Sir Isaac Newton, schooner, for Willunga; Francis Henty, ship, for Auckland; Transit, ship, for Moulneim ; South Australian, steamer, for Adelaido ; City of Launceston, steamer, tor Laun ceston; Western, steamer, for Portland; City of Mel bourne, steamer, for Sydney. TKOJECTED DEPARTURES. For London.-Norfolk, 16th March ; WollesJey, 6th April. For Liverpool.-Great Britain, 15th March; Royal Standard, 1st April. For Sydney.-Tho steamers of tho A. N. S. Com pany, regularly.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 1 March 1865
STORAGE. STORAGE. STORAGE. NOTICE TO FARMERS. rilHE undersigned are prepared to make liberal "X caBb advances on grain consigned to them for Bale or storage, at their new brick stores, corner of Mair and Doveton streets, Market Square. J. V. TARI'E and CO. COLONIAL BANK OF AUSTRALASIA Incorporated by Act of Council, 1856. Subscribed Capital, £1,000,000. Paid up do, £&lt;37,500. . This Bank allows interest on deposits at the fol lowing rates: Payable on Demand at 2J per cent per annum. Do at 1 month's notice, 4 " ,, Do 3 months' do, 5 " ,, Do 6 months' do, G " " Drafts are issued ou London, Liverpool, and Man Chester, as well as upon most of the principal townB of IRELAND and SCOTLAND. For its constituents the Bank takes charge of Go vernment Securities, Bank, Railway, or other Joint Stock Shares, and collects the dividends on same as they fall due. Gold purchased in dust, bar, or subject to assay. JOHN HENDERSON, Manager. Ballarat, 11th June, 1861. NOTICE TO FARMERS.-O'FARRE...
COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE. BALLARAT SHARE MARKET. Tuesday Evening. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 1 March 1865
COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE. BALLARAT SHARE MARKET. Tuesday Evening. Messrs James Smith and Walter Kington reporttho following sales made this day Lord Palmers ton, Watson's, £7 9s and £710s; Essex, Swamp, £80 ; Non paroil, Black Lead, £3 10s and £3 15s; Enfield, Durham, £136 10s; lied Jackets, Sebastopol, £19 5s ; Now North Clunos, £8; Piinco Alfrod, Watson's, £51; Lalla Rookhs, SpriDgdallab, £0 ; Goldon HornB, Springdallah, £33 10s. Melbourne, Tuesday ovening. Thero woro no export entries on gold passod at tho Customs to-day. By reference to ono auctioneer's report, it will bo soon that a considerable quantity of flour changed hands at veiy full prices. Thero was a great competition for that commodity, and privately it is in fair domand, but salos mado aro only in small parcels. Messrs Fraser and Co. report having sold at Cloves' bondod stores, this day, tho damaged portion of tho cargo of teas, ox Elizabeth, from FooChow, at middling prices, for nott cash. Messrs Greig and Murray rep...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 1 March 1865
STEAM TO ENGLAND UNDER SIXTY DAYS. &nbsp; —BLACK BALL and EAGLE LINES of PACKETS.—Steam from Melbourne to Liverpool.—The well-known and favorite steamship GREAT BRITAIN, 3500 tons, COO-horso power. JOHN Gkay, Com mander, is appointed to leave Hobson'a Bay on Wednesday, 15th March, and will Bail punctually on . the day advertised. The rapidity and regularity with which the Great Britain performs her passageB have earned for her a world-wide fame, and justly established her reputa tion as tho most celebrated steamship afloat. Her last seven passages to this colony were made in 55, C2, 63, 59, 61, 58, and 60 days, and the return pas > sages to Liverpool with similar rapidity, thus proving that tho duration of the voyage can be-relied upon; and, whilst almost as quick as by tho Overland mail, the great expense and frequent changes inseparab'o from that route are entirely avoided. THE SALOON is a magnificent apartment, entirely re-decorated, and the Btate-rooms, which aro very...
The Ballarat Star. DAILY ISSUE. THURSDAY, 2ND MARCH, 1865. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 2 March 1865
DAILY ISSUE. THURSDAY, 2ND MARCH, 1865. IN the latter part of 1858, tho population of Victoria bad risen to half-a-million, and we see by tbe return issued at the close of 1864 by ibe Registrar-General, that we have added more than another hundred thousand to our number. The total population was on the last day of tbe year estimated at 604,858, a result arrived at by making the census of 1861 a basis, and adding thereto the excess of births upon deaths, and of immigrants upon emigrants. The result is near enough for all general purposes of comparison, and ic shows that during the past year there was an increase upon the previous twelve months of 30,527 persons, of whom 10,150 were natives, and 14,377 intro duced. Referring to Mr Archer's Statis tical Summary of Victoria, we find that in the year 1863 tbe increase upon 1862 was only 18,587 ; 18G2 showed an increase of 13,944 upon 1SG1; 186 L an increase of 3953 upon 18tS0 ; 1860 an increase of 7585 upon 1859; 1859 an increase of 25,7...
GRAIN SHOW AT COGHILL'S CREEK. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 2 March 1865
GRAIN SHOW AT COGHILL'S CREEK. A grain show under the auspices of the Glenda ruel, Mount Beckwitb, and Clunes Agricultural So ciety, was held at the Coghill's Creek Hotel, on Wednesday, for the purpose of selecting oamples of wheat and oats to be afterwards forwarded by the Board of Agriculture, per the Great Britain to the Dublin Inter-National Exhibition. The samples of grain, though neither numerous nor very cleanly dressed, weighed well, and were of superior quality. The exhibits of wheat by Messrs Matthews and Coffey were BO nearly matched that the judges were occupied a long time in deciding r.s to whom the prize should bo awarded. The golden drop wheat exhibited by Mr Dyer was considered remarkably pure and of good color. The tartarian oats of Mr Turnbull were very floe, and the potato oats of Mr Matthews, though the only exhibit in that section, were, for their weight and quality, by the judges awarded a prize. From teets previously made at home by some of the competitor!, a...
MINING INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 2 March 1865
MINING INTELLIGENCE. t The share market was quieter on Wednesday, but for a few Bcrips enquiry was frequent, including Lord Pataerston end Enfield. Prices are generally well sustained, and holders cf many new scrip ara looking forward to realise a handsome profit on their surpluB stock. The following are amoDg the chief sales of the day.-Enfield, £142; Band of Hope, £128 10s; Newton, £100; Lucky, £100; Great Worth. West, £00; St. George, £80, £81; Pr'mce Alfred, £55; Koh-i-Noor, £50 10s; Golden Horn, £34; Nelson, £24; L:viathan, £20 10J; Red Jacket, £19*55, £19 10s, £20; British, £18; Albion, £18; Great Gulf, £17 10s; Saint Helena, £14; Cosmopo litan, £12; Scottish and Cornish, C9; Durham, new issue £9; Lord Palmerston, £8 5?, £8 10s, £8 15s; Lalla'liookh, £6, £6 2s Cd; Perseverance, £4; P.I. Company, £3 5s; Premier, £1 lis. The new directors of the Franklin Company are determined to investigate fully the proceedings of their predecessors in office, and, should counsel's opinion be ...
NEWS AND NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 2 March 1865
NEWS AND NOTES. After our report of Tuesday's Parliamentary pro ceedings had been despatched, the new clause intro duced by the Council, on the motion of Mr Sladen, into the Land Act (1862) Amendment Bill, was rejected by the Assembly without comment. The clause provided for the putting up of " large compact areas" for sale by auction, on application being made to the Board of Lund and Worl£3 to that end, and was commented upon in the Star ol Friday last. A Chinese named Shin}: Shonjr, while engaged in mining in a holo about twenty-two feet in depth, at the Old Lead, Beaufort, was, on Tuesday, accidently smothered by a quantity of earth falling in upon him. A farmer, uamed M'Lsan, resident at Trewalla, reported to the police, on Tuesday morning, that his wife had been missing for the preceding two days. Ker bat had been found floating in a liule in the Trewalla Creek, and it is suspectcd that the unfor tunate woman, who was coming home frum Beaufort, got benighted, missed her way, a...
BOARD OF AGRICULTURE. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 2 March 1865
BOARD OF AGRICULTURE. A special meeting of the Council of the Board of Agriculture was held at the offices of the Board on Wednesday. Amongst the correspondence read was a letter from Mr Morrison, secretary of the Ballarat Agri cultural Society, advising that great care should bo taken in the appointment of a thoroughly competent judge of cereals, and that the gentleman thus chosen should be in Ballarat on the night of the 14th iust., so as to be able to commence tho adjudication of the prizes by 9 a.m. on the 15th inst; Also a letter from Mrs Jlealey, advising that a premium be offered by the Board for the best samples of straw suitable for bonnet platting purposes. It was found very difficult to obtain such straw, as most of the wheat now threshed was beaten out by machinery. The council agreed to offer a priza of £5 for the beet sample of straw suitablo for platt ing purposes. A letter from Mr Townsend, the secretary of the Castkmaine Agricultural Society, informing the Board tha...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 2 March 1865
ADVERTISEMENTS. FRIDAY, 3rd MARCH, At 12 o'clock. IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT. To Farmers, Dairymen, Contractors, Horse Dealers, Butchers, and Others. UNRESERVED SALE BY AUCTION OF Superior Heavy Draught Pure Clydesdale Horses. Well-bred Dairy Cattle. Ma chinery, Fanning Implements, Drays, Harness, Hay. &c. FREDEUICK EVERINGHAM lias been favored with instructions from John M'Donald, Esq., of Mount Caverc (in consequence of his leaving the district), to sell by public auction, on Friday, 3rd March, on his farm, situated immediately Bouth of Mouut Cavern, being one mile notth from the Mount Blowliard Hotel, an the main Amherst road The whole of his very valuable xiorse Stock, Dairy Cattle, &c., consisting of 1 black horse, "Jimmy," 4 years old 1 do do " Farmer," 5 do do 1 bay do "Captain," 5 do do 1 do do " Charlie," 6 do do 1 bay filly, " Jessie," 3 years old (by Clyde) l^prey do, "Kate," 4 do do, do 1 black mare, " Beauty," 1 bay mare, "Blossom," with foal at foot, by Wre...
LATEST INTELLIGENCE. TELEGRAPHIC DESPATCHES. [GIIEVILLE AND BIKD, REUTER'A AGENTS."] NEW SOUTH WALES. SIDNEY, 1st March. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 2 March 1865
LATEST INTELLIGENCE. TELEGRAPHIC DESPATCHES. E GIIEVILLE AND BlKD, REUTER'A AGENTS."] NEW SOUTH WALES. SIDNEY, 1st March. Judge Wise is seriously ill. It is intended to plant 100 acres in the neighbor hood of Haitlaad with sugar cano as an experiment. The Barwon will sail for Newcastle to-night. The Dannewirk, from China, brings 11,100 pack ages of tea. The Western Star, from Manilla, brings 7602 bags of sugar, 173 bags of coffee, and 63 cases of cigars. She spoke on 28th December, the Juan Rattray, from Melbourne, in Torres Straits. Arrived-You Yangs (s.J, from Melbourne; Dan nevirk, from China; Western Star, from Manilla; French man-of-war Sjbelle, from Bourbon. Sailed-Alfred and Maria, for Mauritius; George Becker, for Shanghai; Jane Lockhart, for Dunedin; Queen of the South, for London.
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. PORT PHILLIP HEADS. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 2 March 1865
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. PORT PHILLIP HEADS. ARRIVED. Wednesday, 1st Marcli.-Jlimmio Diko, schoonor, from Circular Head ; Keera, steamer, from Port Albert; John Montgomery, ship, from Boston; Black Swan, steamer, from Port Albert; Chance, barque, from New castle. SAILED. Wednesday, 1st March.-Gothenburg-, steamer, for Otago; Aloheiy, barque, for Colombo; li.M.S. Leolia, Cutter, for Western Port; Ant, steamer, for Port Albort. PROJECTED DEPARTURES. For London.-Norfolk, JOtli March; Wellesley, Cth April. For Liverpool.-Great Britain, 15th March; Royal Standard, 1st April. For Sydney.-The steamers of the A. N. S. Com pany, regularly.
BALLARAT DISTRICT ESCORTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 2 March 1865
BALLA.ltAT DISTRICT ESCORTS. Tbo following arc tbo Escort Returns for tho week ending 28th February : oz. dwt. Smythesdalo 3281 0 Total 3231 0 Molbounio, Wednesday ovening. Export entries wero passed at tho Custom to-day on 2j oz of gold, for shipment per Groat Britain, for Liver pool. Business continuos without animation, most transac tions being confined to tbo actual requirements of tho moment. Tho keroseno market, which was disturbed Vesterday by a largo arrival, is in a somewhat depressed couaiw- i-j., r---. iinrinrr a, decidedly downward tendency, ana no speculative purchasers appear to ui> m tho market. A moderate business is being dono in most articlos of general consumption. The riso in flour has beon maintained, but wo havo not hoard of any sales of importance during tho day. Tho imports and exports for tho week ending Satur day, 25th February, as given in tho Hill of Entry, amounted to-Imports. £413,G39; exports, £444,2S1, showing a balance in favor of exports of £.30,...
COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE. BALLARAT SHAKE MARKET. Wednesday Evening. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 2 March 1865
COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE. BALLARAT SHAKE MARKET. Wednesday Evening. Messrs James Smith and Walter Iiiugtou report tbo following sales made this day Scottish and Cornish, £9; Eulield, Durham, 11137; Western Creek Junction, JL'3 12s 6d; lland-in-Hand, InUermann, full sharo, £350, half cash and acceptance at three months, single scrij) at £45; Lord Palmerston, Watsons, i'7 12s tid; Koh-i-Noor, £49.
AUCTION SALES. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 2 March 1865
AUCTION SALES. O'Fariiell and Son-At Burrumbeet, farm stock, &c. J, S. CARVER-In Drumraond street, at 12 o'clock, furniture. S. DEEULE-At Creawick, horses, land, &c. M'LEOD and LETUBiuDGE--At Lai Lai, farm stock, &c.
COUNCIL OF BALLAIIATSHIRE. Wednesday, 1st March. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 2 March 1865
COUNCIL OF BALLAllATSHIRE. Wednesday, 1 si March. Present-Cr Baird, in the chair, and Ura Jim \ nersly, M'Fhillimy, Swan, Beaton, and Stewart. Correspondence.-The Secretary read the follow ing letters:-From the L5xtonshire Council, for warding £57 na moiety of cost of joint works on boundary road, and asking lor further information 8s to a deposit. From His Excellency the Governor, accepting the Council'a invitation to visit Ballarat sliire on the 15th and 16th instant. From the Bank of VietoriB, announcing the receipt from the Trea sury of £320 Si on the ebire account; that being the amount passed as eubBidy for the main Avoea road. From the Sliire Solicitors, acknowledging receipt of £193 69 Cd, and mentioning what steps were being taken to obtain orders from the Board of Land and Works for opening new roads. From Mr Frazer, Bl.L.A., promising attention to the Council's request to oppose certain clauses in the Four Towns Bill. From the Great Nortlu-rn Junction Gold Mining Company,...