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NEWS AND NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 6 March 1865
NEWS AND NOTES. After a sultry day on Saturday, the morning of Sunday brought raiu, with smart westerly breezes suggestive of what we have to expect as tha equinox approaches. A large bush fire was raging in the direction of Ro3s's Oreek on Saturday. The immense volumes of Biuoke that rolled up from the fire showed that it was of large extent, but we havu not heard of any special damage to property in that direction. An inquest was held at Sailor's Gully, near Beau fort, on Wednesday, upon the body of Jessie M'Lean, who met her death by falling into a water-hole on the Trewalla Creek. Elizabeth Malzanouer, wife of Francis Malzanoner, of Sailor's Gully, identified the body as that of iho wife of Thomas M'Lean. On the alternoon of Monday, 27th February, they took tea at Mrs Buchanan's. At half-past five o'clock they left, and Mxb Buchanan came with them as far as the top of the range. The deceased kept to the left. Witness told her that 3he did not think it was the right track, but th...
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. ADELAIDE, 4th March. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 6 March 1865
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. ADELAIDE, 4tli March. The ship Blackwall is expected to urrivo at Port Augusta in the beginning of November next, with 100 camels, from 20 to 52 years old; also somo Per sian ussea, Angora gouts, and twenty-five Arab groom?, for the iirm ol Elder, Smith, and Co. The Attorney-General is at present at the head of the poll for the county of Victoria. It will tako 40 rotes to displace him. Only one box (from Welling ton) remains to bo opened, and as only forty liavo voted there, his return may bo considered certain. Flour sales have been made to-day at £22 10s,and wheat has realised 9a 3d. Sailed at 5 p.m., South Australian, a., Coorong, 8., for Melbourne. The Alhambra from Otago arrived (saya our Mel bourne correspondent) at nn early hour on Saturday morning, bringing with her thcLyster Opera Troupe. They will open at the Koyal on Huturday night nest, for a short season of a fortnight, after which they will proceed to Sydney. Great alterations are being madii just now ...
NEW SOUTH WALES. SYDNEY, 4th March. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 6 March 1865
NEW SOUTH WALES. SYDNEY, 4tU March. The Sydney Morning Ilerald ia an article this morning suggests that How's Island might be made into a penal establishment for the Australian colo nies. Napoleon has ordered the restoration of Pro testant churches at Lifu, and that the missionaries be allowed the liberty of instruction and the freedom of worship. Sailed at 2 p.m., Bnrwon 8., for Melbourne; City of Melbourne s., for Melbourne; Liberator, for Lon don; Express, lor Mauritius.
COUNTRY MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 6 March 1865
COUNTRY MARKETS. C'RESWICK. -Flour is sold at tho mill for £24 10s per tou, sharps pollard, 2s per busliel; bran, la Id do; nnd wheat bought at 9s per bushel; hay, £3 5s to .fJ 1 per tou; oats, 3s 3d to 3s Gd per busliol; potatoes, £7 to .117 1 Os per ton. CLONES.-Flour, £24 10s to £25 per ton ; liay, £3 5s to Si'l 15s; potatoos, £7 to £7 10s por ton; oats. 3s 3d to 3s Gd per bushel; pollard, 2s 2d per bushel; bran, Is )d per bushel.
GEELONG WEEKLY COMMERCIAL. Saturday evening. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 6 March 1865
GEELONtx WEEKLY OOlliUEKCIAL. Saturday evening. With tlio exr.f-r.Hnp.ousiness in ov'ery aopartment likoly to bo affected favorably or othorwiso. by tho now tarill boing confined to tho supply ofsuflici cnt for tho daily consumption of tho market. Tho fol lowing aro tho closing quotations for this weekFlour, Adelaide, £24; Victorian £22 to £23 per ton; wheat, Adelaido, l(Js (3d; Victorian, 10s per bushel; bran, Is 2d; pollard, Is 8d; oats, 3s lid; barloy, Capo, 3s 3d; .Eng lish, 4s 6d to us; potatoes, ill 10s per ton. The principal items of shipping intelligence for tho past week, aro the departure) of tho first vessel this sea son carrying sheep for tho New Zealand market, and tho arrival of tho Emilie, from Rotterdam, with 12,13U cases o£ gonova, and other goods consigned to Messrs Strachan and Co. Tho imports for tho past week compriso tho cargo of tho Yarrow, from Newcastle, consisting of 310 tons of coal, value £405, together with sundry consignments from Melbourne and ships di...
The Ballarat Star. DAILY ISSUE. MONDAY, 6TH MARCH, 1865. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 6 March 1865
DAILY ISSUE. . MONDAY, 6m MARCH, 1865. Two things concerning- women and girls were mooted a few days ago in the Legislative Assembly. One was the question of how best to deal with the fearful prevalence of criminal assaults upon young girls, and the other was the claim made on the behalf of a concession of the larger franchise to women. With re gard to the former subject, we do not hesi tate to say that every person who has any interest in morality and social decency, and who has watched the recorded proceedings of our criminal courts for the last year or two, will leel that it is absolutely necessary that some steps be taken to arrest the crime in question. We are disposed to think that the frequency of the crime is greatly owing to the frequency of acquittals, and to the absurdly light punishments awarded when convictions have been obtained. It is a pain ful fact that the most august tribunals known to our law are too commonly scenes of dis gusting levity and brutal insult when as...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 6 March 1865
COLON I AX BANK OF AUSTRALASIA Incorporated by Act of Council, 1856. Subscribed Capital, £1,000,000, Paid up do, £437,500. Thia 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 G months' do, 6 ,, ,, Drafts are issued on London, Liverpool, and Man chester, as well as upon most of the principal towns of IRELAND and SCOTLAND. For its constituents tho Bank takes charge of Go vernment Securities, Bank, Railway, or other Joint Stock Shares, and collects tho dividends on game as they fall due. Gold purchased IN dust, bar, or subject to assay. JOHN HENDERSON, Manager. Ballarat, 11th Juno, 186i. NOTICE TO FARMERS AND OTHERS. 'TPHE undersigned not having met with a Buitable JL tenant for their stores, in Doveton street, are prepared to make liberal advances on grain Btored with them. Storeage on liberal terms M'CALLUM, NKILTI, and CO. NOTICE TO FARMERS, PRODUCE MER CHANTS, AND SPECULA...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 7 March 1865
ADVERTISEMENTS. WEDNESDAY, 8th MARCH, At twelve o'clock. NOTICE. To Millers, Corn Dealers, and Others. . ROBERT MATHER has been instructed by the various growers in tba district of Smeaton, Bullarook, and Spring Hill, to sell by public auction, on Wednesday, the 8th IIarch, at the Farmers' Arms Hotel, Smeaton. 23,000 bushels wheat 15,000 bushels oats 700 bushels barley. Tho Auctioneer in calling attention to the above Bale, considers it forms an excellent opportunity for millers aiil other dealers to supply their wants once a fortnight, in accordance with the market priceB, and at tho same time will provo equally favorable to the producer. The grain to be sold in parcels to suit purchasers. Sale to commence at 12 o'clock sharp. Samples ready for inspection at 11 o'clock. WEDNESDAY, 8th MARCH, At 12 o'clock, At O'Farrell's Yards, Armstrong street. HORSES. HORSES. O'FARRELL and SON will sell by auction, at their yards, Saddle hacks Light harness horses Draught horses, &c. C5* ...
WATER COMMISSION. Monday, 6th March. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 7 March 1865
WATEH COMMISSION. Monday, Glh March. Present-Cr Clendinning in the chair, and Cra Duncan, Lovitt, Claxton, M'Dawall, Lister, Doane, AnderaoD, Dodds, Turpie, Dyte, and Steinfeld. Correspondence.-The Secretary read the following letters:-From MessrB Oppenheimer and Co., ac knowledging receipt of a cheque for £372 3s 5il. From George Douglas, intimating that he had made an alteration in his tender for atop cocks. From the Manager of the 13auk of Victoria, Ballarat, stat ing the names of the councillors who had not yet signed the promissory note lor £5000. The names were Messrs Dunn, Cloxton, Lovitt, Lister, and Hepburn.-Crs Claxton, and Lovitt stated that they did not consider their duty as councillors rendered it imperative for them to sign the note. Gr Steinfeld moved that the consideration of the letter be made an order of the day for next meeting. Agreed to. From the District Surveyor, asking if the Commis sion had any objection to the sale of land occupied by Mr Strickland at Fell...
WARDEN'S COURT. Monday, 6th March. (Before the Resident Warden.) [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 7 March 1865
WARDEN'S COUliT. Monday, 6th March. (Before the Resident Warden.) Hand-in-Hand Company v United Extended Band of Hope Company-Mr Sailer for the plain tiffs, Mr J. Hardy for the defendants. Neither gentlemen appearing to know anything about the case, and the Warden endeavoring to convince them that the case was really on the list and not heard, upon further enquiry it was found that the case had been entered in error for hearing on that day. United Extended Band of Hope Company y Al bion Company-Mr J. Hardy asked for postpone ment of this case till Monday next. Granted. Duncan and others v Fusaell and others-His Worship found that the ground applied for by the plaintiffs at Watson's Hill had been abandoned by the defendants, and that the plaintiffs were entitled to possession as against the defendants, the rights of others being reserved. The case had been pre viously heard, and judgment reserved. Hay Quoy v Little Bendigo Sluicing Company An application for an abandoned race. Mr Har...
LAYING OF THE FOUNDATION STONE OF THE CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH, BALLARAT EAST. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 7 March 1865
LAYING OF THE FOUNDATION STONE OP THE CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH, BALLARAT EAST. The foundation atone of a new Congregations! Church was laid on Monday, by the Hon. George Barker, M.L.A., on the site at the Bouth-ea3t cor ner of Peel and Dana streets. The day chosen for the ceremony was the anniversary of the opening of the Main street Congregational Church, Ballarat East the new building being intended for the con arcEation now assembling in Muin street, under the pastoral care of the Rev. Mr Holt. A full quarter acre of ground has been purchased by the congrega tion. and the structure about to be raised will be rather more than half of the full design, and will cost £590. Messrs Boulton and Fyfe being the buil.iert, and Mr Koru, the architect. The design, which ia handsome in both its Bide and front eleva tions, is Gothic, and its front elevation, which has a western aspect, will be pierced by three lights and the entrance doorway, The church will be of brick noon a stone basement, the...
BALLARAT WEST BOROUGH COUNCIL. Monday, 6th March. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 7 March 1865
BALLA11AT WEST BOROUGH COUNCIL. iMonday t Gth March. Present, tlio Mayer, and Crs M'Dowall, Dunc.iu, Lovitt, Claxton, Lister, and Davey. Correspondence.-The Town Clerk rend the fol lowing letters;-From the Assistant Commissioner of Lands and Survey, advising the Council of the reservation of 2 roods 1G perchiJ of land in Lewis street for n site fur batliB and wasbhouses in lieu of the site previously set apart. From the same, relative to certain reservation of land in Camp street, and stat ing the Board of Laud and Works declined to take steps for temporarily reserving the land in question, and of placiug it under the control of the Council, unless the Council agreed to give compensation to persona in occupation of the land,-Cr Duncan stated that it was rather arbitrary on the part ot the Government to ask the Council to make vompeosr "V tiou under the circumstances, and he moved tlmt^ the members for the district communicate^ with the Government on the subject. Seconded by Cr M'Dow...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 7 March 1865
NOTICE TO FARMERS AND OTHERS. THE undersigned not having met with a suitable tenant for their stores, ia Doveton street, are prepared to make liberal advances on grain stored with them. Storeage on liberal terms M'CALLUM, NKILL, and CO. f R1HE undesigned is prepared to make Cash JL Advances on wheat, oats, and barley, consigned to him for sale or storage. WILLIAM. EAVES, Agent for William Degravea' guarantee! silk dreBsed flour. POST OFFICE NOTICE. On and after this date, mails for Sulky Gully, Creswiok, Mount Prospect, Smeaton, Yundcit, and Davlesford, will close at 10 a.m. 6th March. STAR AGENCY. SMTTHESDALE, SCARSDALE, AND BnOWNS. DVERTISBRS iu the above district are parti i*. ticulary requested to forward their advertise mnnts through Mr Q. J. JONES, Printer, Smythcs dale. The proprietor of this journal will not hold himself responsible for any loss or inconvenience which may ariBo from non-insertion of advertisements forwarded through any other source. 6th March, 18G5.
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. ADELAIDE, 6th March. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 7 March 1865
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. ADELAIDE, Gtli March. 1 The Attorney-General having been detested by three votes in the Parliamentary election, has re solved to retire from political lile for twelve months. He can, however, retain office for three months with out a seat. Messrs Angus Bagot, and Magarey are safe for the Council. To-day's scrutiny has placed Mildred. Several voting boxes have not yet arrived. For remaining districts of the Assembly, Sutherland, Andrews, Peacock, Everard, Glyde, and Cavanah, have been returned unopposed. A lawyer's clerk haB been nominuted for East Adelaide. Francis Slacker Dutton, Esq., is spoken of as the probable Speaker of the new Assembly. Roberts has beaten Mr Lazar at billiards by 125 points, under three hours. This evening he has a match with Mr Cooper, a solicitor, witu the same number of points given in as had Lszar. Cleared out-Agues, schooner, for Melbourne, via Willunga. Our Melbourne correspondent writes:-" Tho only subject oi conversation amongst polit...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 7 March 1865
BIRTH. On the 5th March, at Sturt street, Ballarat, Mrs W. H. Hotchin, of a son. MARRIAGE. On the 2nd March, at the residence of the bride's father, by the Rev. Duncan Eraser, Thomas Chal mers, of Bungaree, eldest c-on of Mr Thomas ChalmerB, formerly of Blairgowrie, Scotland, to Matilda Anu, sixth daughter of Mr Thomas M'Curdy,_ of Ballarat. DEATHS. On the 4th March, John Simpson, aged 33 years, late of Greenock, of ulceration of stomach. On the 4th March, at Mostyn street, Castlemaine, Mr John Vale, aged 5G years.
NEW SOUTH WALES. SYDNEY, 6th March. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 7 March 1865
NEW SOUTH WALES. SYDNEY, 6 th March. Dutiable goods to a large amount have been taken out of boi/.d to-day, in anticipation of aa increase in the tariff. Sir Frederick Pottinger, journeying towards Sydney, was severely wounded by a pistol which exploded in his pocket. He is not expected to live. The Jeanee Dcfiandra, Jrom Valparaiso, brings 8-400 bags (400 tons) of fljur. She reports that the . differences between the Governments of Peru and Spain have been amicibly settled. There were no ships loading for the Australian colonies when Bho left. Arrived-Jeanee Deflandra, from Valparaiso; Silver Eagle, from London.
The Ballarat Star. DAILY ISSUE. TUESDAY, 7TH MARCH, 1865. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 7 March 1865
DAILY ISSUE. TUESDAY, 7m MARCH, 18G5. WHATEVER may be the material advantage to the people of popular forms of govern ment, there is little doubt as to their demoral ising1 effects on those who have to conduct the machinery of such government, and to this may be traced, to some extent, the unsuit ableness of our colonial administrations. The promises of overy clique of new aspirants to office are adapted to the wishes and wants of the public at the time, and the chief question that appears to affect the minds of colonial statesmen is, how to so trim their sails as to catch every breath of public opinion that can aid in sustaining them in office. The good of the country is lost sight of in the sordid desire to maintain a position of power and profit, and men whose characters were unimpeachable in private life or in personal political relations no sooner become members of a dominant clique than their principles prove as elastic as the muscles of an acrobat, and they perform tricks tha...
CLUNES MINING REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 7 March 1865
CLUNES MINING REPORT. The Port Phillip Company crashed the following quantities of quartz raised by the Clunes Com pany: Avorago Yield of Gold. por ton. Tons. oz. dwt. gr. dwt, gr. Month 4551 1508 4 0 G 21 Wcok 797 212 11 12 5 8 The erection of vinding gear nc the Gleudonald shaf^ is progressing very satisfactorily, and the otone breaker will be ready for work shortly. Rogers and company are swamped out by an influx of water from the Westward. The Clunes Company, south shaft, No. 4 lovel. The cross-cut east and west are being continued. No. 3-A winze is being sunk on tbe Eastern Beef, and driving done north on Robinson's Reef, and north and south on tbe western. Main shaft, No. 4 level-Driving is being dune north and sooth on Eastern, Robinson's, and Western Reefs. No. 3 - driving is being done on the Welcome, stoping north and Bouth on the Eastern Reef, and a winze commenced on the middle branch of the latter. Winzes aro also being sunk south. On Robinson's and Western Reefs drivin...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 7 March 1865
ADVERTISEMENTS. I'KOSPECTUS or THE PHffiNIZ GOLD MINING COMPANY. To be .Registered under the " Limited Liability Act, 1SG4." Capital-£1875. in 250 Shares of £7 10s each 103 to be paid on application, and 10s oa allotment. The Calls not to exceed 12s 6d per month. PROVISIONAL COMMITTEE. Geo. Marks, E. W. Halse, Chas. Badams, Chas, P6rrin, Iionry Henkel, John Challenger, and E. Griffiths. BANKERS: Union Bank of Auslralia. MANAGER, pro (on. Ezra Drake. BROKER: S. M. Walker, Sturt street r|PHE claim proposed to be worked by this company A is Bituated at Dalton's Flat, and has been pur chased by the promoters from the Dalton Flat Gold Mining Company for the sum of £210, which they have agreed to receive in 28 paid up shares. They will also take up 60 unpaid shares. There is a shaft on the claim sunk to the depth of 63 feet, securely timbered, and also sufficient timber on the claim to slab the Bhaft about CO feet more, making altogether 123 feet, which is about the depth required to work...