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NEWS AND NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 3 March 1865
NEWS AND NOTES. It ia stated that a member of the Legislative As scrnbly, who lately married a lady with a reported accumulation ol no fewer than one thousand golden charms, is about to be suc-d by a lady in Melbourne for damages for breach of promise. We understand that the committee of the Horti cultural Society have beun obliged to postpone the autumn exhibition lor a week, in consequence ol the Mechanics' Institute being engaged by the St Patrick's Society for a ball on the 17th. A meeting of the Regatta Committee was held on Thursday, at M'Lartn'a Hotel, Mr R. 51. Walker in the chair. A letter was received from Mr W. Clarke, starter at the late Regatta, stating that in consequence of Messrs Cazaly and Williams being unable to come to terms respecting the false start in the Senior Scullers Race his decision would be, that the race should be rowed over again. This decision was adopted, and it was agreed in the event oi the competitors refusing to row over again that the race ohuu...
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. ADELAIDE, 2nd March. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 3 March 1865
SOUTII AUSTRALIA. ADELAIDE, 2nd March. Sales of wheat were made at 9s 3d per bushel. The city wa3 all day long excited to know the re Bult of the elections. So lac as became known the following are the elections, viz.:-For Port Adelaide, Mr Bower and the Treasurer; for Onkaparinga, the Commissioner of Public Works and Townsend; for East Torrens, Messrs Charles Goode and Neville, Mr Blytli for the Council. Slowly bulletins were issued showing the state of the scrutiny. These created unusual interest. The final result will not be known for soma days. The libel case, Urquhart v Wilson and others, was continued on Thursday. Five witnesses were called for the purpose ol proving that the pamphlet re ferred to had been printed, sent out, and read. The accountant of the Bank of Australasia proved having presented the ehequus v.hich Mr Urquhart gave as fines for travelling with suabby sheep, and a clerk of the English, Scottish and Australian Bank stated that he hsd seen the cheques, but, ha...
COURT OF MINES. Thursday, 2nd March. (Before his Honor Judge Rogers.) [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 3 March 1865
COURT OF MINES. Thurtday, 2nd March. . (Before his Honor Judge ltogera.) United Extended Band of Hope Co. v Critchley and others.-This was an appeal from a Warden's de cision. Mr Trench with Mr Walsh for thu appel lant*, Mr M'Dermott ior the respondents. The Warden had lound that certain ground applied lor by the defendants, and held, or lately held by the Volunteer Compmy had been abandoned. Against this ruling the present appellants objected iu the court below, that it prtjudiced their rights and they therefore now appealed from the the finding in the Court below. Mr M'Dermott now argued against the appeal, and submitted that no appeal lay under the circumstances, as the appel lants were neither applicants nor defendants iu the Court below, and their rights, if any, were not pre judiced. The "all parties interested" recited in the Act meant the parties to the suit. His Honor But in an application by A against B, C may come and say, " you gave the land to me, and cannot now give it...
NEW INSOLVENTS. (Schedules filed in Melbourne.) [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 3 March 1865
NEW INSOLVENTS. (Schedules filed in Melbourne.) Henry S. Hilton, of Daylesford, miner. Causes of insolvency-From having become a member of the Friendship Gold Mining Company. Liabilities,£657; assets, £250; deficiency, £387. Mr Shaw, official assignee. William Horsham, of Daylesford, builder. Causes of insolvency-Losses in mining and pressure of cre ditors. Liabilities, £872 12s -id; assets, £84 8s 5d; deficiency, £788 3s 4d. Mr Jacomb, official assignee.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 3 March 1865
THIS DAY, In the Trust Estate of WILLIAM TRAIN, of Smythesdale, Soda Water Manufacturer, and with the consent of the Mortgagee. f S. CARVER (through Mr MITCHISON) has #1 . received instructions to sell by auction on the premises, Smythesdale, _ The following valuable Freehold and Other Properties. £ot i ill that piece or parcel of land, township of Smythesdale, containing 37 perches and 2-10ths, being allotment 2 of section 5 LOT 2-All that parcel of land as above, contain ing 1 rood, being allotment 7 of section 2 LOT 3-All that parcel of land as above, beiDg allotment 8 of section 2, containing 1 rood 4_All that parcel of land as above, being allotment 10 of section 2, containing 1 rood LOT 5-All that parcel of land as above, being allotment 9 section 35, containing 1 acre 3 roods 8 3-10 perches, on which is erected the commo dious residence, manufactory, and outbuildings now occupied by Mr Train, with large garden attached, well stocked with fruit trees, See, &c. Title-Cr...
LATEST INTELLIGENCE. TELEGRAPHIC DESPATCHES. [PER GREVILLE AND BIRD, REUTER'S AGENTS.] NEW SOUTH WALES. SYDNEY, 2nd March. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 3 March 1865
LATEST INTELLIGENCE. TELEGRAPHIC DESPATCHES. . [PER GBEVILLE AND UIKD, KEOTEU'S AGENTS."] NEW SOUTH WALES. SYDNKT, 2nd March. At the wool sales to-day hand washed was easier, scoured realised 21Jd to 22d, greasy from 9dto lO^d, good fleece from 18Jd to.20Jd, and locks from 8d to Is per lb. The liarwon, (s), arrived at Newcastle this morn ing. Arrived - Crown, from Mauritius, Susannah Booth, from Otago; Adventurer, front Mauritius.
MINING INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 3 March 1865
MINING INTELLIGENCE. A good average business was done at the Corner, on Thursday, enquiries being made for a great variety of stock, but without any notable change in prices. Some large parcels of Jeweller's Shops wero sold, and without satisfying all the demand, all the scrip being taken up and at a premium. lu Stieglitz stock no transactions wers reported, and the partial im provement in Daylesford business has not yet taken a very decided lorm. From the latter locality a telegram was received, yesterday, stating that the Comoora Company had obtained a prospect o! 1 dwt 10 gr from a little stuff' washed. In Messrs Walsh, Were and Moore's window there was ex hibited a sample of heavy gold obtained by the LordPalmerston Company from nine sets of timber, and weighing 24 oz 18 dwt 12 gr. The following sales were reported :-Lalla Kookh, £6 2s Gd to £0 7s 6d; Havelock, £9 10s to £11; Fortuna, £22 to £24; St. George United, £81 10s to £82; DeliMwe, £40 10s to £41; Cape Clear, £172; Levia...
AUCTION SALES. THIS DAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 3 March 1865
AUCTION SALEA Tins DAY. i&lt;". EVEUINGHAM- At Mount Cavern, near Mount Blowlmrd, farm stoulr, implements, &c. J. S. CARVER-At Smythcsdale, Freehold and other properties, soda water machinery, &u. L. LEvr-At the Mart, Bridge street, bacon, &c., furniture.
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. PORT PHILLIP HEADS. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 3 March 1865
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. PORT PHILLIP HEADS. ARRIVED. Thursday, 2nd March. - Schoolboy, barquo, from Sydney; Ocean Eaglo, ship, from Boston; Aldinga, steamer, from Adelaide. SAILED. Thursday, 2nd March.-Albion, steamor, for Otago ; Triumph, schooncr, for Adelaide; Herald of the Morn ing, barque, for Guam. PROJECTED DEPARTURES. For London.-Norfolk, 10th March; Woltesley, Cih April. For Liverpool.-Great Britain, 15th March; Royal Standard, 1st April. For Otago, kc.-Hero, 10th March. For Sydnoy.-Tho steamers of tho A. N. S. Com pany, regularly.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 3 March 1865
STORAGE. STORAGE. STORAGE. NOTICE TO FARMERS.; rnHE undersigned are prepared to make liberal X cast) advances on grain consigned to them for sale or storage, at their new brick (stores, corner of Mair and Doveton streets, Market Square. J. V. TARTE and CO. fipHE undesigned is prepared to mako Cash A Advancea on wheat, oats, and barley, consigned to him for sale or storage. WILLIAM EAVES, Agent for William Degraves' guaranteud eilk dreBsed flour. NOTICE TO FARMERS AND OTHERS. 1"*HE undersigned not having met with a suitable tenant for their stores, in Doveton street, are prepared to make liberal advances on grain stored with them. Storeage on liberal terms M'CALLUM, KKJ.LL, and CO. OTICE TO FARMERS.-O'FAURELL AND SON, AUCIIONEEBS, will visit any farm in the Colony for the purpose of effecting Valuations or Sales by Auction. Horse Bazaar, Armstrong street. ADVERTISEMENTS. PRICE SIXPENCE. ® % $ #H i u t v Of FRIDAY, 3rd MARCH, Contains: THE POPULATION OF VICTORIA. THE TARIFF-ITS COMMER...
COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE. BALLARAT SHAKE MARKET. Thursday Evening. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 3 March 1865
COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE. BALLARAT SHAKE MARKET. Thursday Evenincr. Messrs James Smith and Walter Kington report the following soles mado this day: - P. I. Company, Durham, £3 10s and £312sGd; Scottish and Cornish, £9; Fortuna, paid-up, £25; Garibaldi, Durham, £44; Watorloos, Jerusalutn, 117; Duke of Cornwall, Durham, £93; Lalla Rookhs, Springdallah, £G Is Gd and £G 2s Gd; Capo Clear, Springdallah, 1)170; Defiance, Sebastopol, £40; Eurekas, Daylesford, £2; Princo Alfreds, Watson's, £51 and i.'5'i; Western Creek Junction, £1 2s Gd; Jeweller's Shops, liokewood, 10s and 15s premium; Lord Palmorstons, Watsons, £9 2s Gd. Tho Albion, Sobasto pol, washed 40 ounces to-day. Melbourne, Thursday evening. Thoro were no export entries on gold passed at tho Customs to-day. Business continues quiet. Tho few orders from tho country aro not of dimensions to call for any notice. Tho arrival of tho Pactolo with a cargo of rice has not affectod tho dullness of that market. Tho arrivals of keroscno havo ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 3 March 1865
STEAM 10 ENGLAND UNDER SIXTY DAYS. —BLACK BALL and EAGLE &nbsp; LINES of PACKETS.—Steam &nbsp; from Melbourne to Liverpool.-The well-known and favorite steamship GREAT BRITAIN", 3500 tons, 500-horso power. JOHN GRAY, Com mander, is appointed to leave Hobson's Bay on Wednesday, 15th March, and will Bail punctually on the day advertised. Tbo rapidity and regularity with, which the Great Britain perforins 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 passage!! to this colony were made in 55, 62, 63, 59, 61, 58, and GO days, and the return pas sages to Liverpool with similar rapidity, thus proving that the duration of the voyage can bo 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 is a magnificent apartment, entirely re-deeoratod, and the state-rooms, wh...
THE RUST IN WHEAT COMMITTEE [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 3 March 1865
THE RUST IN WHEAT COMMITTEE At the meeting of the Council of the Board of Agriculture held on Wednesday, Mr Mackenzie handed in for perusal a report on the rust question as follows:-- "SIRS, -- Since our last meeting I have the honor to inform you that at the request of the farmers I have visited many parts of the country, going in and out amongst them, and noting everything new or important, strengthening our former views of the advantages of early sowing and the necessity for ploughing up the land for a summer fallow. I urged on them all the desirability of varying their crops and growing more roots, beans and peas, so as not wholly to depend on wheat, oats, and potatoes. I found the " Adelaide " seed as be- fore in most cases to be the worse rusted, contrasting very unfavorably with our own colonial grown seed. I am of opinion that farmers requiring new seed (which is very desirable) should obtain it from the colder parts of the colony, say from Colac, Ballarat &c., or Ta...
DESPERATE ENCOUNTER WITH HALL'S GANG. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 4 March 1865
DESPERATE ENCOUNTER WITH HALL'S GANG. We extract the following from the Yais Courier of SaturdayBy our telegram from Goulbum it will be seen that a party of police under Lieutenant Huthwaite, have had an encounter with Hall, Gil bert, and Dunn, at u hut occupied by a settler named Burns, situate about three miles from Lodge's public-house, Breadalbane Plains. We have been able to learn the following additional particulars: It appears that on Thursday information reached the police at Goulburn that the bushrangers wero in the neighborhood of Muttbilly, and a party of six men under Lieut. Huthwaito (a volunteer), Btarted in pursuit of them. On the police reaching Lodge's, they found n large number of persons there, whom they made prisoners for a time, at the same time telling them if any of them dared fallow they would be shot. One or two constables were left at Lodge's on guard, and tho rest of tlio party proceeded towards Bums's place, having first arranged the plan of attack, shoul...
COUNCIL OF RIPONSHIRE. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 4 March 1865
COUNCIL OF RIPON31IIRE. A meeting of the Council was held on Wednes day at the Council Chambers, Beaufort. Present Crs Campbell, Henderson, Greig, A. Russell, J. Russell, P. Kussell and Cr Tompkins. Cr A. Rus sell occupied the chair. The recently elected mem bers for the East Riding, namely, Cr Greig, J. Rus sell and Cr P. Russell made and signed the usual declaration before taking their seats at the Council table. The following letters were read:-From the Roads and Bridges Office, requesting, in the event of any change taking place in the appointment of president and treasurer, that notification of such change be forwarded to that department.-From the Department of Lands and Survey, declining to au thorise the erection of swing gates on one chain roads.-Prom the Treasurer, Melbourne, intimating that no funds have been placed at his disposal from which he could make payment.of the license fees claimed by the Council. The following accounts were passed for payment Engineer, £25; secr...
WELSH PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, SEBASTOPOL. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 4 March 1865
WELSH PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, SEBASTOPOL. The laying of the foundation stone of the Welali Presbyterian Church, at. Sebastopol, took place on Friday afternoon, in the presence of a large number of persons, and the ceremony was celebrated in a manner befitting the importance of the occasion. Shortly before three o'clock-the hour at which the proceedings were announced to commence-the Sun day-school children of the various denominations within the borough assembled at the Wesleyan Church, where, after being provided with tea and refreshments, they marched in procession towards the sito of the church situated on the main line of road, about a quarter of a mile below the Mechanics'Institute. The place was'rendered conspicuous by a liberal display of flags attached to long poles fixed at convenient distances around the walls of the church. Before the arrival of the procession (which numbered nearly three hundred children) about two hundred persona were assembled to witness the ceremony. A n...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 4 March 1865
NOTICE TO FARMERS AND OTHERS. THE undersigned not having met with a suitable tenant for their stores, in Dovoton Btreet, are prepared to make liberal advances on grain stored with them. Storeage on liberal terms M'CALLUM, NEILL, and CO. NOTICE TO FARMERS, PRODUCE MER CHANTS, AND SPECULATORS. THE undersigned are prepared to make liberal cash advances on grain consigned to them for sale or storage. Best store on JBallarat; free from vermin, and insurance very low. M'DOWALL and GRAY. rI^HE undersigned is prepared to make Cash JL Advances on. wheat, oats, and barley, consigned to him for sale or storage. WILLIAM. EAVES, Agent for William Degraves' guaranteed Bilk dressed flour. &lt;00 LONIAL BANK OF AUSTRALASIA \~J Incorporated by Act of Council, 1856. Subscribed Capital, £1,000,000. Paid up do, £437,500. This Bank allows interest on deposits at tho 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' ...
WEEKLY AGRICULTURAL REPORT. Thursday Evening. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 4 March 1865
WEEKLY AGRICULTURAL REPORT. Thursday Evening. Our latest return from the Bullarook and Cog hill's Creek districts give the following yields: Wheat from 17 to 50 bushels per acre-averaging 31 buahels ; the highest yields being 40 and 60 bushels per acre of golden drop. Oats from 8 to 50 bushels per acre-averaging 26 bushels; the highest yields being 48 and 50 bushels per acre of Tartarian. In the Stockyard Hill districtWheat from 15 to 36 bushels per acre-averaging 24 bushels; individual yields being 25 and 35 bushels of prolific, 20 bushels of golden drop, 30 bushels of purple straw white, 15 and 22 bushels of white Tuscan, 20, 25, and 30 bushels of Hunter, and 20 and 20 bushels of wheat unnamed. Oats from 17 to 40 bushels per acre-averaging 28J bushels; yields being 17, 20, 23, 24, 25, 25, 25, 27, 31, 33, 35. 35, 38, 38 and 40 bushels of Tartarian; 20, 25, 25, 25, and 35 sandy; 40 bushels potato oats. Taking these districts jointly they appear to average 27 bushels per acre ^of eac...