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MISCELLANEOUS. [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 25 December 1856
I _ MISCEIXAXBOITS. ! I "IKE LATE MK G. A. A'BBCKETT.-The gentleman who had been so long associated wita Mr A'Beckett, in connection with Punch, have caused the lamented magistrate's remains to be removed from the Boulogne cemetery to that at Highgate. Archdeacon Hale had been instituted as Official with the City and Diocese of London daring the vacancy of the sea. - THE QUEEN V. PAXMEUSTON. - The Eev. Chenevix Trench, atone time confidently named as the new Bishop of Gloucester, is to be re compensed for his disappointment by heing ' made Dean of Westminster. So says the Pres» and adds .-44 "We believe it to be quite true that Mr Trench was the choice of the Premier for the vacant see. His family believed the appointment settled, as after the announcement in the Times, the brother of the reverend gen tleman wrote to correct an error made by that journal in ita biographical notice of the new bishop, and took the fa«t of the appointaient as granted. But there was one individual whose...
AMERICA. [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 25 December 1856
[ AMERICA. Adrices from New York, by the Asia, are to the 1st of October. In a speech delivered at Bichmond, Ur Wise, Governor of Virginia, indulged in the most impious and violent language to the Nor thern party, stigmatising them as "deadly enemies to their country, dastards, demons, guilty of the ßin of Cain, the worst of madmen, fratricides," ¿cc. Some alarm continued to exist at New York consequent upon the close proximity of yellow fever. The Board of Underwriters of New York have issued a decree to the effect that the "limit of grain," on and after the 1st instant, on board any vessel for the whiter months will be fixed at three-fourths her registered tonnage, much to the chagrin of shipowners and agents. This movement, which was originated win the . view of greater safety to grain laden ships, will it is very generally believed cause such an ad vance in the rates of freight aa will compensate for thc restrictions of the Board of Underwri ters. This edict is considered by par...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 25 December 1856
Wool, Bides, Sheepskins, and Horus. TDÁLY «nd CO. ai« cash purchasers . of th» above to any extent. Dana-street._ -. - ? ?? ? * . _Gratis. PEOESCHEL'S Hap of Vittoria, highly recommended by the Sorreyor General and the Melbourne Presa, may be had gratis at the Ballarat Library, near the Charlie Napier Hotel - N.B._Reference books on sale at Mel bourne prices. ^_ O L O NIA L OATS, on Sale by D. O'CONNOR, Eureka. C F OE SALE, a Dog-Cart and Harness, both _ quite new, and m first-rate order. In quire at Mr Wilson's Stables, Main Boad. Chaff-Cutting by Horse Machinery. FINE CUT CHAFF, warranted sweet, to be bad, Wholesale and Retail, at ANTCLIFFE & CBOSS' Produce Stores, Armstrong street, Ballarat Township. Steam Engine for Sale. THE Trial Saw Mill Company, haring com pleted the contract for the plank road, are now prepared to sell their two engines at the Green Hill Mill, (one of 15 horse and one of j 8 horse power). For particulars apply at the Trial Saw Mills, near Mount Buni...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 25 December 1856
.i At^Fwelve o'dock, moon. . In Oie SupreWcoort oT^he? ~1 ¿Lr ¿ . Colony of VictonaT " 1 j rl' j ?-:( - .-, t,.j " . ,' WfiniittMli *~ »- I David^^i^çàgV^>^^onn?Bo^ FljsInJîffs, '-'-*? . wi' ".-'.?.- ' H-CV :4lh-^«- ÎDtoft, *rV>tí¡B&lt;m,;j^ten3ant. "y , ¡ rrUsJES NOTICE, that under, and by virtue* jj --of'the above writ, the'Deputy Sheriff for the Ballarat Circnit 'District will «anse to be sold by public auction, at the Bace-coarae Hotel, distaar*r*T Miles itonr Bliaarati'inGthe said colony, at the hoar of Twelve O'Clock at noon, on Friday, the 26th day of December, instant, A First-rate Mare, branded B on off shomder, me property of the above-named defendant^ nrdess this execution be raemj^y Satisfied, y / t-Vr;* Terms-Cash on theialloF the hammer. WM. NEALE LANS LEY, .->- ../.-cr. ?. V: ' Sheriff's Officer Dupuiy Sheriffs Office, ?éiSk^^^Pwiâm% 1856.,. . ; SATURDAY, z7th DECEMBER. ... At 12 o'clock, noon. . ¿ In the Supreme Court of ) VT v j the Colony of Victor...
Open Column. 'For the opinions of Correspondents expressed here we are pot responsible; we give every phase of intelligently expressed opinion a place in this column, refusing no useful letter merely because its sentiments differ from our own." THE INDUSTRIAL INSTITUTE. (Per favor of the Star.) [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 25 December 1856
' For the ofdamns of, Correspondents egressed ; here we are pot responsiblei we give every phase of intetljgently expressed, opinion a place in this ccimnh, , refusing no nseM : ter merely because its aeiuaments dife from oar own." _ ^ - " ..THE; IKDÜSTBIÁL-INSTITÜTB. . ffafi^ if fl*'6tar$ . To^atter.Tw^llie, Esq. iix.ttß^ y^SS^- JA » by ¿ort de grees that sur natures as yours can be roused Jo a sense of the importance of any new idea. The Bip Tan yjufclajmn of your philosophy is so well known to me, that I am necessi tated to; keep ** waking you up," by every ineans in my power, and: I think the timé .well spent that is passed in making you, and "auch as" you, alive to the affairs of existence, and watchful of Time's progress. lt is you, and such as you, who would repeat the selfish saying, "What has posterity -doné for . me, that I should' labor for -poste rity?" and then tired with even so much exertion, tumble over again into your che rished dormancy, while the busy world is str...
COURT OF GENERAL SESSIONS FOR THE DISTRICT OF BUNINYONG AND BALLARAT. Wednesday 24th December. (Before A. N. Wrixon, Esq., Chairman; Mr. Warden Templeton, J.P.; Mr Warden Sherard, J.P. [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 25 December 1856
cwaiÉáOp;. GEÍGBSAÍ jsBSßjbisrs ÍOE >_ . Wednesday 24th Decenter. . ¡ fBefore Ai ». Wrixon.rEsj, ßWÜTn»an;vjir. W*r^n -. . Templeton,l J.-p.; Mr Warden ? Snewra,J.p..-. , - 'J.B. Scott v.'Timier«ndanoÜier.--^ThM was an appeal against the decision of the magistrates in a wages cas». ¿: :'¿ ,. "* The decision oif abe Bench was confirmed ?with £8 os fcöstfe/ .>'.;.'' ' Jenkins v. Turner.-This was an appeal against a sly-grog conviction. ~. r ''. Mr Trench appeared' for the appellant, and Mr M'Creight for the respondent. Mr Trench objected'tú'tné' conviction on the ground that it did not set forth that it was arrived at through the evidence of ere -dible witnesses, aa it should have done ac cording to the Act., . ; ,. ,T. Mr M'Creight argued that this'.was not necessary as it would make convictions of j an enormous length. ' > Mr Trench said the Act under which the conviction-had taken puce .-specially, pro vided, that the'conviction should contain the statement''he'contended ¿...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 25 December 1856
r il; care wMHdl^^.;|i(tB«llriMt6t4 y^fii Inmjir. íLtfeVa atíí BILL sjtms^Ws0m^^mjBp Executed ip ¿y^lítoi^jiie. ' ^.h-, ffe BtUibK*hm*nt_ postent* s fraoí «oriM$&lt;j o/ XAMS s^&Ífató i- v J OfttohuB8«1 timWnoav which'can bs &r iiidiAtuMfetwtdjf onntdes:. -.t.J rlírj( jy|_. street* offwke^ha JSP* Melbonme, an Ad?ertisöjg,53 Uwry Agent» for thia joOTaL " ,^_ ^ far HomeOfll^OpH^ it «n Advertiairlg A^^jfor th» journal* V, RESSES. FIÚ^&^XÍjní¿^} m ,_. Market Squaw» Gaejkm^, sre|dvirfisjhg Agtnts, «odíale «ad Deta^ç, ggutf» fdr jtHis j journal._" ?ot -f jr «...v«¡v . ..->.-. ..J MR. J; M. iÏAKEATT, iDavîwm'e Bondings, Yamsit^ eeaoSg,-*! gn AdTertíanng^Agrat ^for this SotmuJU MB. ÍOBK BfiEW % AfttAávr sm journal at Creswick, «nd at .8ulky ' SoUy. W. B. ßVOätBi of:áe! »0GOBT 1 HOTEL, ii agent for this journal at ] Buninyong. Black Ball lane of Bnäah and Au straliaa fioyal Kail Packets. For LITESPODIi direct, fijrwnrdiiif; Passengers; Gold, «ad .Wool, ito ...
MELBOURNE. (From our own Correspondent.) Dec. 23, 1856. [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 25 December 1856
1 " MELBOÜBIÍÉ 1 ; i , (From our own Correspondent.) \ j Dec. 23, 1856. I ?,! Ihteffigeneereaehed town about half-past six this evening of the arrival of the Oneida at the I Heads. Beyond the bare fact, and an intima I rion that the ship would probably reach Hob i "sons' Bay about eleven' o'clock, no? news was transmitted by 'telegraph; and as a message would be despatched1 to Ballarat simultaneously with that to : Melbourne,, your readers "were as well off as the inhabitants of this city. The case will be different however to-morrow môrn j ing. The damp Argus, Age, or Herald, when j found on the cuy-breakfast table will contain such news as the pioneer steamer has brought, and it is not possible to obtain it for the readers of thc Star.. As such disappointment will some times occur in spite pf my best exertions, I may as well explain to your readers the arrangements ist present existing with'regatd to the » latest i news." So long as the European war lasted, j an agent at Queenscli...
Mining. [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 25 December 1856
Mining. &nbsp; The Local Court elections come off on the 14th of next month—three weeks hence. The &nbsp; &nbsp; majority of the present members, we believe, &nbsp; intend to stand again, and there is little doubt that, with here and there an exception, they stand a good chance of being re-elected. &nbsp; Mr Baker, of course, retires, as his new office will require bis attention ; and we are informed that one or two others hare signi fied their wish to retire ; so that a few fresh members will most likely be required to fill up the nine. ? It strikes us that the new Court should' embrace representatives of a department of mining hitherto, if we mistake not, totally un represented in our local legislature. That de partment is one ofgrowing importance, andone the expediency, even the necessity of atten tion to which will every day became more apparent. We allude to quartz mining. Hitherto the members of the Local Court have been exclusively comp...
MEETING OF PRESENTERIANS. [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 25 December 1856
I MEETING OP PBESBYTERIANS. OñTaesday eveiñiag e meeting of the Pres byterians on Ballarat was held to adopt the steps necessary for the erectirm »pf a Presby terian cnurchon'the fownsJnp.* The meet ing; was erosedingly' >weH attemled,-and Dr Cairns was present. The Revi Mr Baird oc cupied thecha¡r.B Y; -j ' The chairman said that the object of the imHsfa'ngiwas that r tho Presbyterians of Bal ? larat might have the opportunity-of consider ing the means to be taken for thé promotion of their- particular faith' ia - this -district. They- had iiot ? met --together to initiate a Presbyterian - church in ' -iBaïlarat as others- had *een - before * ?;them?-? .in'^that work.' A. great deal had Jbeeai accomplished on Ballarat by their countrymen 'the Scotch, 3 who íspoké-SaéKt-r Its w¿a 'Cbïerly owing Tto their ^exertions that -nj school-house-had been erected on' tho hill at the Eorekc That place, nbweveSr1, was tool far removed from ^he^centie^ -'of population to suit for-a place Sbf ...
Local Intelligence. [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 25 December 1856
%ocal fottclltgeitce. DEMAND SOS IKMICBAKTB AT POKTLATO. -The rapidity with which the immigrants per Severn haye boen engaged-4here being now only ten connies and a few .children un engaged-is a' proof that' the " demand for labor has, not at^aU-fdimin'ahed, aotwith staàding thé last 'supply has followed so speedily on that by the General Hewett. The fact is, when we are provided with ¿ class of laborers suitable to the wanta - of the district they meet with, ready engagement ; and this has been the case in the selection forwarded per.Severn. - The: rate of. wages ' bas; been highen; too, averaging £55 ifor married eouples, and.£45 for single:men; £23for angle females.-Portland Guardian. -. "A lîovÈLTr.-East1 evening Mr' Eobmsoa, of the Duchess of Sent Hotel, with several others,, perambulates the Mam-road, and at various places fevered' the -inhabitants witha few tkmës on: the .hand-bell» Lately received bv him from JSnglaad.' "lhere Wc «ra or eight performers, who, from the practi...
COUNTY COURT OF BUNINYONG AND BALLARAT. Friday, 26th December, 1856. (Before A. N. Wrixon, Esq., Judge.) £10 JURISDICTION. [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 27 December 1856
. _ - . .4%finumBa^..>v^ .¿¿ri. J from Wednesday last The plamtiff «ougutto i recoverfrom the drfchdBifrtiwwnm pf £9. ' * 1 pbràtiif adnw^'^ i The defendant rotmteiia^^ j MT Carter, au that he owed lum. ,AÏrwheàime - evidence ba both atoes, ..,'&lt;&lt;.- .-.'.' . -J His Honor j^e judgment fo^^ : McCaûum T. Moody aud Smith-Hamt for j £9 9s. 6i for goods -supplied. Judgment for ; the plaintiff, j Same r. Lock-Plains for £6 W. ¿d. for j goods. Judgment foy the plaintiff.' '?'.' j Same v. James Turner-Plaint for £3 8s. ÍÓd. Í for goods. Judgment for the plaintiff. j Began ri Gorrie-Plaint forfö^araiart j cold to tiie défendant. Judgment for tba plain- J . * '"- ' ' ' ' ' £200 nrsigDicnos. ; , ' j Waldfe v, Buxr.~MrI&lt;ynn &r the plamtiff. 1 Hain* füßSSB M'toycbsap. . Jodginäit lOT j M^Lesn'v. Chapman and others! J r j .Wigley fw the.plauttut Summons for £80 J 16s. cash lent,. Judgment for the olamtint The plaintiff oily sought £510s from Chap, man aa...
COURT OF GENERAL SESSIONS FOR THE DISTRICT OF BUNINYONG AND BALLARAT. Friday, 26th December. [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 27 December 1856
! COURT OF GENERAL SESSIONS FOE ! THE DISTRICT OF BUNINYONG AND BALLARAT. Friday, 26th Bttember._ j i Before A. K. Wrixon. Usa., ana ur w amen ; Daly, J.P. Í Taylor v. Kean.-This was an appeal against a j conviction of the magistrates, 'by which the appel lant had been fined £¿0, and £10 costs, for taking possession of a certain chestnut mare which had been in the ¡possession of the respondent, he haring purchased it, bnt it appeared that Taylor : had previously purchased the animal, andona cay seeing it outside a store, he had taken peaceable possession of it, for which he had been fined. Thé facts of thu. case Were fully reported in the Star of 'Thursday. His Honor now gave judgment, and said that i he considered the respondent was justified in | i taking peaceable possession of his property. ! I The i^riction must, therefore be quashed, but 1 without costs. ? Charlotte Phials v. Turner.-This was .an : appeal against a conviction for aly-grog salung. : The appeal was argued on Wed...
GEELONG INSOLVENT COURT. Thursday, 23rd December. (Before J. H. Mercer, Esq., Commissioner.) IN RE ADAMSON AND CHAMBERS, (Of Ballarst, Storekeepers.) [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 27 December 1856
I GEELONG INSOLVENT COTJRT, Thurtday, 23rá Dec*mb*r. (Before J. H. Mercer, Esa.., Commissioner.) ; IN EE ADAMSON AND CHAMBBES, (Of Ballarat. Storekeepers ) j First meeting. Neither of the insolvents i was present. The Official Assignee said j one of. the insolvents had been in the neigh- j borhood of the Court a few minutes previ- ! ons. The insolvent Adamson afterwards j arrived ; but Chambers did not make his -, appearance. j The insolvent said he had no alterations ; to make in his schedule. \ Debts proved : F. Bauer, Jf?l67 4s. 3d. ; \ George Warner, .£121 I2s. lld. > The second meeting will take place on j the 3rd February,at II a.m , at which meet- j ing insolvent Adamson was instructed to ¡ be present," together with his partner.- i Gtilong Advertùer. ' ' >
COUNTY COURT LIST. DEFENDED CAUSES. [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 27 December 1856
7 Bracken v. Gurney ¿ -> 9 Whitteá^.'íádftef 11 "ftCeek-'*; Bretton'. i ? 12 Wmtton v. Waterhouse* 15 Hanche*. House ¡ * > - . ? 19 Hoon1 is encrthffl T. 6chofîsl4 - ? 28 Steward T. M&lt;Leod . 29 -Lloyd T; MOJonald & another '- . ? SO Lewis Tv ««Load « >?'.?? ^ 31 Bütoay.-Veatem - . 82 Brown Tv Sweeney 34 Brown v. MHJLe&eu 35 Gurney v. Bracken . 87 Francis v. Auen 40 Campbell T. Ferguson 47 Wigley T. Wright 48 Foster and another r. - 49 Brewster v. Sidebottom 54 Ashe v. Allen S9 Bncadaba*: White* 65 Day Glenn '.' : ! ? 66 Ashe ri Collins 78 Mack and another v^McDonagb 81 Arrnstrong'T. Biskie 94 Wainwright v. Morgan* 101 Simmond Ti Fare - : 105 Bowker T- Wigley 108 English v. Binsted 118 McCuueny, Tole 120 Abbott v. Cowland 124 Bishop V. Young 126 O'Cock ».'Allen : 139 Wigley v. Coney 147 Macintosh T. Tole 148 Hetherington v. Gosling " 149 Lawson T. Campbell ISO Bobertson v. Walsh 163 Cuthbert v.'Goldsmith 172 Dolhmore v, Lery 173 Macnuuius T. Lewis ...
CRESWICK. (From our own Correspondent.) 24th December. [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 27 December 1856
! CRESWICK. j (FsoM ow own Correspondent.) j 24th December. ALLEGED FALSE IMPMSONMENT or Two DIGGEBS.-A large and influential public meet ing was held last evening at Collier's Theatre, to decide on the necessary Eteps to be taken in the matter of Captain Hepburn, J. P., v. Charles Braun and Henry Ethers. Mr Cowley, of the township, was voted to thc chair, and after making some preliminary observations on the subject, introduced Messrs Ethers and Braun to the meeting, both of whom in a spirited and telling manner narrated the circum stances. Mr John Francis, of the firm of Francis and Peck, proposed the adoption of the following memorial, praying his Excellency to remove Captain Hepburn from the commis sion of the peace. To His Excellency Sir Henry Barkly, &c. &c. Governor of the Colony of Victoria. The following Memorial of the Miners, (store keepers, and other Inhabitants of Creswick in public meeting assembled, humbly showeth, . That it ts with great regret your M...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 27 December 1856
ET/NNEES WANTED. "PO SELL THE DAILY STAR, AND 1 Miner and Weekly Star. Smart, intelligent men will make good 1 waget._ TO COMPOSITORS. - Wanted Twe j Steadj Compositor», apply at tho 1 Offlee of this paper. 1 KOTICE. ALL OnUtandisg Accounts due to this office j for the current year are requested to be paid on or before the 15th of January, 1857. NOTICE TO SUBSCRIBERS. SUBSCRIBERS tue respectfully reminded that the new quarter will commence on the 1st of Junuary. The terms of Subscription j from that date for the daily Sta- will be ' Twenty Shillings ; or, if bv post, Twenty-six 1 Shillings and Sixpence per Quarter, payable in ' advance.
BALLARAT GOLD CIRCULAR. 24th December, 1856. [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 27 December 1856
BALLA HAT GOLD CIRCULAR. 24th December. 1856. Since our hut report the price of gold has considerably advanced in consequence of Ex change on London having risen to 2 per cent. ; from £3 19s. to £3 19s. 3d. is now the pur chasing rate. This high figure has induced many miners to sen, and the escort returns shew a very large increase on the usual quantity sent to town. Tho gold office returns 6how as under : ozs. dwts. £ s. d. From Ballarat to Melbourne... 23,543 5 13,178 10 0 Creswick to Melb. 1,348 0 OOO Ballarat to Geelong 251 lo 293 0 0 Creswick to Geelong 0 0 OOO Total. 25,142 16 13,471 10 0 DEPOSITS. There were on de posit 14th Dec. l47,2fll 10 1,516 0 Deposited this vb ¿,«2? s £0 o withdrawn do. 9,504 15 130 0 Balance 20th Dec. 42,609 0 1,436 0 RANKEN & DOUGLAS, Gold Brokers, Lydiard-street, Township.
Shipping Intelligence. (BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH.) ARRIVED, PORT PHILLIP HEADS. [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 27 December 1856
Siping 5ntfUigeiwt. j - (Bi ELECTRIC TKUOJUXS.) _ABUTED, POET PHILLIP HEADS. xraruay, Sota December.-Carolins, fiats Adelaide,; Fodesta, from Manilla; lochiel, from,London; Mary Smith and Nonpareil, ¡ from Adelaide ; Electra, from Hambatgh. i Friday, 26th December.-Elizabeth, from j Adelaide; Den. ¡ SAILED. i Thursday, 35th December.-Brilliant, for London; Jet, for Circular Head; Chriitian, for Apollo Ba j; Charlotte Ann, for Guam. j Fndsy, 26th December.-Chawcet, for Ma- : mus ; Oneida, B. H. 8.f and Governor Gene- I raL for Sydney. i
The Star. DAILY ISSUE. SATURDAY, 27TH DECEMBER. LOCAL SELF-GOVERNMENT. [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 27 December 1856
% êîu. DAILT ISBT/ZJ. SATURDAY, 27TH DECEMBER. LOCAL SELF-GOVERNMENT. THEKE cannot be a second opinion as to the necessity which exists for the immediate application of the Muni cipal Institution Aet to tho Main-road and neighborhood. Every one ac knowledges that some sort of corporate supervision is urgently required, whether for the purpose of improving the thoroughfares, attending to the sanitary wants of the Flat, or any of the other pressing matters which a : gold-field community, emerging from its hitherto unsettled state, demands. While, however, there is a most wonderful unanimity as to the desira bility and importance of local self government in reference to the Flat, there is an equally marked difference of opinion as to how the object sought after is to ba gained. Hitherto there have been three schemes submitted tor consideration. One scheme proposes that the people on the Flat should take advantage of clause three of the Municipal Institution Act, which provides for an a...