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POLICE. EASTERN COURT. Friday, 3rd March. (Before the Police Magistrate.) [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 4 March 1865
POLICE. EASTEKN COURT. Friday, 3rd March. (Before the Police Magistrate.) THREATENING LANGUAGE.-William Trice was charged with having used threatening language, having a tendency to provoke a breach of the peace. The defendant denied the charge, and as it was his first offence, he was discharged. STEALING A WATCII AND CHAIN.-Alexander Frazer was charged with having Btolen a watch and chain, the property of Mrs .Bray, of the Duke of Wellington Hotel, Main street. The prosecutrix de posed that on the night of 16th February, the pri soner stayed a; the hotel. Ho occupied a bedroom opposite her own, and on the following forenoon he lelt very mysteriously. Sbe was in and out of her room during the day, but did not miss the watch until the alternoon, when she looked for it. The watch was lelt on the dressing-table in her room, and together with the chain, which waB of colonial gold, was worth about £16. After missing the watch she at once suspected the prisoner and gave his description to...
The Ballarat Star. DAILY ISSUE. SATURDAY, 4TH MARCH, 1865. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 4 March 1865
mn,Y ISSUE. SATURDAY, 4m MARCH, 1865. MINISTERS are determined to fightitoutto the last. They have drawn the sword and thrown away the scabbard. There is to be no more trifling with them. They will carry their protection tariff, salt tax, corn tax and all, or perish in the attempt. To be constant and persevering- in a good cause is excellent, but somehow we never do see 6uch undeviating constancy and determined perseverance in good as in evil-on behalf of truth as on be half of error. When weak men commit them selves to a wrong course, and have their folly demonstrated to them, though unable to answer the arguments with which they are attacked they can always show their firmness of character by practically contemning tho wisdom of their critics and going on in their own way. If very hard pushed by reasoning adverse to their own views, it becomes necessary to go to still greater lengths in error in order the more effectually to answer their opponents. For is it not an all-sufficing r...
COURT OF MINES. Friday, 3rd March. (Before His Honor Judge Rogers.) [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 4 March 1865
COURT OF MINES. Friday, 3rd March. (Before His Honor* Judge Rogers.) Doyle v Forbes and others-Mr M Dermott for the plaintiff, Mr Walsh with Mr Trench for the de fendants. This was a motion that additional evid ence might be taken. At the hearing it transpired that a missing agreement between the parties had been sent at the last moment to the plaintiff's at torney in an anonymous envelope. The Court there fore ordered that advertisements be issued calling on the sender of the agreement to disclose himself. The pertinence of the documentary evidence thus obtained, and the proof of its authenticity was argued on the ground that the agreement in question would establish perjury on the defendant's side. Counsel now read the affidavit of one Thomas Robinson, a law clerk, who averred that on the ls3'.h October, 1864, he had received the document in question from the witness Piatt, who averred in his affidavit that on the date in question ho picked up the document at Brophy'8 Hotel. Couns...
MINING INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 4 March 1865
MINING INTELLIGENCE. Friday's business at the Corner was not so large as that of the previous day, though the half day does not always bear the character ofbeingbehind an ordinary fnll day in the matter of business. There was Borne enquiry for the new ventures just put in the mar ket, and Marmion's and Jewellers' Shops were in request, and even the more juvenile Young Canadians, Friar Tucks, and others of the late born projects were occasionally placed. For Cambrians there was enquiry, but there were hardly any shares to be got. Carngham stock is in pretty good odor, and indeed nearly all of the multitudinous ventures launched within the last few weeks seem to be buoyant &z present. AH the Dauntless scrip has been taken up as also the Racecourse Company's shares." Ballarat Tunnel and Hepburn Estate scrip is thought well of, and the stock negotiates readily at good rates. The new issue of scrip in the Result Company is said to be going off well, aad the dismissal of the Warde...
LATEST INTELLIGENCE. TELEGRAPHIC DESPATCHES. [PER GREVILLE AND BIRD, REUTER'S AGENTS.] NEW SOUTH WALES. SYDNEY, 3rd March. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 4 March 1865
LATEST INTELLIGENCE. TELEGRAPHIC DESPATCHES. [PEE GUEVILLE AND BIBD, KEUTER'S A&lt;JENT3."| NEW SOUTH WALES. SYDNEY, 3rd March. Cottle arc still rising; they are worth £5 this week. Sheep remain unchanged. Best maize is quoted at 43. Mr W. Dean offered at auction 200 tons of rice; but holders limits were higher than buyers felt inclined to give, and the whole was withdrawn. Arrived-Woodbine, from Willunga; Himalaya, from London; City of Melbourne (s.), from Mel bourne. Sailed-Camovon, Corquette, for the South Seas; Fanny Fisher, for Wellington.
BALLARAT DISTRICT HOSPITAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 4 March 1865
BALLARAT DISTRICT HOSPITAL. The committee of the hospital inet on Wednesday, Mr W. H. Foster (president) in the chair. The secretary read a letter from the resident surgeon recommending the purchase of a microscope. After some discussion as to the value of such instrument in England and the colony it was resolved-" That the matter be postponed lor one month, and that Dr Whitcombe be requested to make the necessary enquiries." A letter was read from the office of the Minister of Justice having reference to the medical testimony given at inquest held on the body of Francis Trainor on 17th February. It waB resolved -" That the matter be left to the house committee, to make such arrangements as may be deemed ad visable to prevent the recurrence of similar cases. The following gentlemen were named life govern ors in accordance with the rules of the institution, viz. D. M'Pherson, M. Morrison, and A. J. Greville. The secretary read a letter from the Band of Hope Company, requesting that t...
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. PORT PHILLIP HEADS. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 4 March 1865
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. PORT PHILLIP HEADS. ARRIVED. Friday, 3rd March.-Wonga Wonga, steamer, from Sydney; Emily, barquo, from Rotterdam; Paetole, ship, from Calcutta; Amiio Melhuish, barquo, from Nowcastlo; Dorwent, steamer, from Hobarton ; Spray, cuttor, from King's island ; Julia, schooner, from Port Frederick; Johanna Anton, schooner, port unknown ; Hannah Nicholson, from .Mauritius ; Bittor Beer, from Warriiambool; J. M'Dotvall Stewart, from Belfast. SAILED. Friday, 3rd March. -Spec, brig-, for Hong Kong ; Natal, barquo, for Nowcastlo; Isabella, brig, for Guam. PROJECTED DEPARTURES. For London.-Norfolk, JGth March; Wollosloy, 6th April. For Liverpool.-Groat Britain, lfltli March; Royal Standard, 1st April. For Otago, &c.-Hero, 10th March. For Sydney.-Tho steamers of tho A. N. S. Com pany, regularly.
BA[?] STOCK MARKET. Wednesday, 1st March. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 4 March 1865
? if5, wii utook MARKET Wednesday, 1st ilarcli. juossrs Hepburn aud LEONARD report Fat Cattlo.-Tho supply this week was under our tHsual numbor (600), yot prices wero a sliado lower from *ho fact of most of the principal buyers having supplied themselves largely the previous week. Best bullocks brought from .18 to £9; second do £G 10s to £7: in ^°f to £4; best cows £G 10 £7 10s; second do £4 JLOs to £5 10s; inferior from 00s up. Our sales wero 97 head (Mr J. Hcnty's)-inferior at £115s; 20 (Mr J. Jiassotts, Caramut) from £4 to £8 2s Od; and 31 (odd lots) from £4 to £7 5s-total sales, 151. Fat Calvos Bold remarkably liigli, considering tho quality, which was very inferior. Wo sold 22 at from 14s to 3Ss per head. ^ xat ^ Sheep - A modcrato .supply; tho majority Doing inferior, prime wethers aro now worth from 14s to 15s, middling lis to 12s Gd. Wo sold for Mr Thomas Hamilton 71G wethers at from 13s to 14s; 337 wethers for Messrs Lano, Whyto and Macdonald at from lis to 12s Gd; and for ...
COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE. BALLARAT SHARE MARKET. Friday Evening. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 4 March 1865
COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE. BALLARAT SHARE MARKET. Friday Evonincr. Messrs James Smith and Walter Kington report the following sales mado this day:-Wntorloos, Jerusalem, £17; Western Creek Grand Junction, £3 15s, £i 2s Cd; Garibaldi, Durham, per scrip, £4 10; Jeweller's Shop, Bokewood, 18s Gd and i'l prem.; Jlarmion, Pitfield Plains, issued at ill ; SoofHch nnd Cornish, £9 ; Lalla Rooklis, Springdallah, £0 5s.
PRESBYTERY OF BALLARAT. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 4 March 1865
PRESBYTERY OF BALLARA.T. Tbe Presbytery of Ballarat mat in St Andrew's Church, Ballarat, on Wednesday, and was consti tuted in tbe usual manner. Present-Rev. R. Hamilton, Moderator pro iem.-, Messrs Crawford, Downes, Hastie, Henderson, Kenton, Smythe, Steel, and Wallace, ministers; and Messrs Allan and Anderson, elders. A letter was read from Mr Gow, of Smythesdale, submitting a list of names of per sons nominated for the trusteeship of church pro perty at Scaredale. Tbe Presbytery appointed Messrs Thomas Kerr, Edward Bell, James Gardner, and William Manners, to be trustees of Church properly there, and gave directions to have tbeir names forwarded to the Government Gazelle in tbe usual manner. The Moderator was authorised to attest these records of congregations, tbe reports upon which had already been given in to the Pres bytery and sustained. Enquiries were made regard ing the collections in the various congregations for missions. The Kev. Mr Young, missionary to the Chineso on B...
ANTI-TARIFF MEETING IN MELBOURNE. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 4 March 1865
ANTI-TARIFF MEETING IN MELBOURNE. On Thursday evening and Friday morning pla cards were circulated about Melbourne announcing that a monster free trade meeting would be held on the latter evening, in the Exhibition Building, for the purpose of allowing the public to understand «' the other side of the tariff question." A consi derable time before that appointed for the meeting (3-30 p.m.) a large body of people collected in the gallery and lower part of the building, and before the chairman (Mr G. Harker, M.L.A.) rose to in troduce the first speaker, the platform and every available part of the building on which a man might stand or place himself was taken up. There were over two thousand persona present. Several well known gentlemen of Melbourne were on the platform, among whom the hon. W.O. Haines, the lion. J.D. Wood, hon. H. M. Murpby, hon. Mr W. J. T. Clarke, and MeBsrs Langton, Bell, Bright,Lori mer, Sutherland, and Anderson. A pamphlet en titled "A Plea for Protection" was fr...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 4 March 1865
/T LBION G. M. CO. (Begistered).-TENDERS x\. will be received up to Tuesday, the 7th. instant, for driving two reef drives, each 100 feet. Specifica tions at the claim. A. CAMPBELL, Manager. ALBION G. M. CO. (Registered.)-Ihe time for receiving TENDERS for Poppet Lege, Stays, &e., and sawn timber for engine frameB, is extended up to Tuesday, the 7th instant. Specifications at R. B. Gibbs, Esq Sturt street, and at the office, on the claim. AltCH. CAMPBELL, Manager. LEXANDRA G. M. CCMUegistered).-A Call (the 4th) of 2s fid per share ia made payable to the manager, at his oflice, Buninyong, on or before Monday, the 0th day of March, 1865. EDWD. NETTELL, Manager. ALEXANDRA G. M. CO. (Registered), Bunin yong -TENDERS are invited by the above named company for the erection of a 10 inch cylin der Engine, building in boiler, erecting poppet heads, and building chimney. Plans and specifications to be seen at the manager's office, Buninyong, after Tuesday next. Tenders to be addressed...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 4 March 1865
' MONDAY, 6th MARCH, At Twelve o'clock. HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE. JS. CARVER has received instructions from Mr . Court Horr to sell by auction, at the Stock Exchango (to which place the furniture has been removed for convenience of salo), on Monday 6th March, at twelve o'clock, The whole of his HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE, Comprising Tables, sofas, bedsteads and bedding, crockery, cooking utensils, and the usual requirements. Also, Two first-class 17-passenger coaches, built ex pressly to order for the country. No reserve. Terms-Cash. - TUESDAY, 7th MARCH, At Twelve o'clock. HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE. JS. CARVER has been instructed by Mr Cron, i of the Belfast Hotel, on the Burnbank road, near the Swamp, who is leaving for England, to sell by auction, on the premises, on Tuesday, 7th March, at twelve o'clock, The whole of his HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE, Consisting of Sofas, sideboards, hair-seated arm and other chairs, pier glasses, oil paintings and other pictures, orna ments, lamps, fenders and irons, Tabl...
PARLIAMENTARY INTELLIGENCE. LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. Friday, 3rd March. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 4 March 1865
PARLIAMENTARY INTELLIGENCE. LEQISULTIYE ASSEMBLY. Friday, 3rd March. In tho absence of Mr Harker, Mr Houston moved -That this House will on Tuesday next, resolve itself into a committee of the whole to consider the following resolutions: (1) That it is expedient to provide compensation to Members of tho Legislative Council and. the Legislative Assembly, for their attendance in Parliament. (2) That an address be presented to his Excellency the Governor, requesting liim to take such steps as may be necessary to effect this object. (3) That a bill be brought in for the above purpose. Mr M'Gregor seconded the motion. Mr M'Culloch, although not agreeing with the principles of the motion, thought that the proper course was now being followed. When in committee be should divide the House on the question. The motion was agreed to. Mr M'Lellan moved that there be laid on the table of this House a return, showing how Mr Warden Alley has been employed daily since his appointment to the Wood's ...
IMPOUNDINGS. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 4 March 1865
IMPOTTNDIN GS. Asihedst-Impounded .it Amherst, 20th January by Maurice Ambrose-Trespass £2. Roin hull visible brand -Notice give/to owner, who rS, to release him. Same date, by A. Gilmore-TrespJa \ ,ai;k mare, like | m circle near shoulder, collar and Baddle marked. Advertisement kept back, notice being sent to supposed owner. On 31st January by Thomas Hudsou-Damago £5. Black and white r»f i ? tlc&lt;1 given to owner, who refuses to release him, On 5th February, by A Gilmore-Trespass Is Gd. Red and whit cow, P over ++ with indescribable brands off rump fthe P over ^ conjoined). On 7th February by William Lobb-Damages 10s. White mare, like ICL near shoulder (tho Iv much blotched), lame in off fore lee rope on neck If not claimed and expenses paid to be sold on loth March. P. Hill, poundkeeper AKAUAT,-Impounded at Ararat Shire round, on 3rd February, by Mr James Shevlin-Three treats various colors, trespass Is each. On 10th February' by A. M'Donald, for George Logan, Esq.-Stee...
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR UNLOCK THE MINES. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 4 March 1865
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR UNLOCK THE MINES. SIR,-la reply to a not very courteous letter from a shareholder in the Band of Hope Company, I would advise the gentleman in question in any future communication to avoid the very ungentlemanly habit of abusing people who happen to differ with him in opinion. He probably has no idea how much mischief a very Billy individual may create through the use of indiscreet language. Mr Train, by foul abuse of England, gained the applause of idiotic mobs in the Northern States; and Mr Train and his ruffianly followers are considered by many uudis criminating Englishmen truthful exponents of the real state of public feeling in the Northern States towards the old country. To give " Shareholder" an example nearer home, Mr Yale, our protectionist, member (I wish to heaven he and his protection- | ideas could be couflned to Jerusalem, where accord- , ing to Mr Vale the said ideas originated), did grievous wrong to the teetotal cause by one of his very indis ...
SOUTH AUSTRALIA: ADELAIDE, 3rd March. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 4 March 1865
SOUTH AUSTKALIA: ADELAIDE, 3rd March. The close of this day's scrutiny for the Council elections gives the majority to Messrs Ayers, England, Uowney, Tuxford, Morphett, Mildred, Magarey, Angas. Only two boxes from equ&tting districts remain to be opened. The exclusivo right to remoro guano from Flinders and Olive Islands has been sold to Rauford, Robins and another, for fire guineas in eachcaBe. Wheat eold at 9a 2d per bushel. Flour sold at £21 103 to £22 10s. Our Melbourne correspondent writes:-" Tho Ministerial statement on Thuredny night, in refer ence to the mode of sending the new tariff to the Legislative Council, has caused a commotion among our Upper Ilouce legislators. Whilst smart ing under this Ministerial insuit there i3 anger enough iu their minds to cause them to maintain the dignity of their position, but whether they will be resolute in their calmer moments to repel this attempt at coercion by the Lower House is perhaps doubtful, though it is certain that som...
BALLARAT DISTRICT HOSPITAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 4 March 1865
BALLAUAT DISTltlCT HOSPITAL. The following is a report of cases treated during January and February: - Naturo of Complaint. Abscesa Burns Cancor Calculus Cloft palato Diseases of brain and liorvous system Digostivo organs U torus Lungs, &c. Kidneys Joints Eyos , Skin Heart Erisipolas Fever Fractures Compound. Of Skull Hornia Hemorrhoids Loprosy Necrosis ... Rheumatism Secondaries... Stricture Tumor Ulcors Varicoso veins Wounds Other aeeidonts Total ... No. under Treat ment. 2 0 1 1 23 17 1G 11 4 13 10 2 7 3 10 14 8 2 2 2 3 5 13 2 1 1 3 1 12 7 207 Died. 17 Curod or Rolioved 108 Out-patients troatod. during tho two months, 621. W. P. Whiioombe, Kosidont Surgoon.
REFORM IN THE BAKING TRADE. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 4 March 1865
REFORM IN TUB BAKING TRADE. SIR,-1 beg to draw your attention to a case of gross injustice on the pnrt of the bakers of Ballarat, and for the purpose of explanation will state a few facts. Ou the 10th of this month a Public Bakery was started on Ballarat, the proprietor of which, in order to induce custom, lowered the prico of the .i lb loaf to lOd, or 2d less than the bakers of Bal larat were then selling the -1 lb loaf for. Iho bread supplied by the Public Bakery is excellent in quality, and ol' full weight, as I have proved. The Ballarat Bakers' Association took fright at seeing their mo nopoly in the price of bread at once put an end to, and called a meeting of their body for the purpose of considering the question, when it was unani mously resolved, by the master bnkers present, to supply the storekeepers, in the immediate neighbor hood of the obnoxious establishment, even if it should be at a loss to themselves, at prices which would enable them to sell for less than the Publi...