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AUCTION SALES. THIS DAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 9 March 1865
AUCTION SALES. THIS DAY. o. UDDIE AND (Jo.-Suburban property, &c,, near E^re street, at 1 o'clock.. J. BHAW.V-At Ascot, at 12 o'clock, farm, stock, &c. S. DEEBLE-At the Old Cr terion Store, Main road, at U o'clock, drapery, (urnisure, &o. FTFB AND AI'IVENZIE-At their yards, West Geelonr, at 12 o'clock, store sheep, &e.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 9 March 1865
NOTICE TO FARMERS AND OTHERS. THE undersigned not having met with a suitable tenant for their stores, in Doveton street, are prepared to inake liberal advances on grain stored with them. Storeage on liberal terms M'CALLOM, ivfilLL, and CO. r ipHK under.-igned is prepared to uialce Cash JL Advances on wheat, oats, and barley, consigned to him for sale or storage. WILLIAM. EAVES, Agent for William Degraves' guaranteed fiilk dressed flour. STAR AGENCY. SMTTnESDALE, SCAIiSDAiE, AND BROWNS. ADVERTISERS in the above district are parti ticulary requested to forward their advertise ments through Mr G. J. J ONES, Printer, Smythcs dale. The proprietor ol this journal will not hold himself responsible for any loss or inconvenience which may arise from non-insertion of advertisements forwarded tkroucli any other source. 6th March, 1865. 7VT OTICE TO CORRESPONDENTS Great inconvenience arising occasionally from letters being wrongly addressed, it is particularly requested that tha following ruleB...
NEW ZEALAND. MELBOURNE, 8th March. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 9 March 1865
NEW ZEALAND. MELBOURNE, 8fch March. xne iiero brings dates from Nelson to the 2nd instant. The Otiliko rush still continues. Two thousand diggers are awaiting conveyance from Nelson. Our Melbourne correspondent, writing of the motion to be submitted by the Government this day (Thursday), that the House go into committeo of supply, says:-Mr O'Sbanassy will move an amend ment on the Government proposition, which will have the eflect, of course, of a vote of want of con fidence in the present Ministry. It is not generally believed that the amendment will be carried, but as some of the Government supporters have signified their intention of voting against them, their majo rity will not be a very large one.
The Ballarat Star. DAILY ISSUE. THURSDAY, 9TH MARCH, 1865. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 9 March 1865
DAILY ISSUE. THURSDAY, 9xh MARCH, 1865. IN our baste to become rich in this country we exemplify the folly of him who killed the goose with the goIHen eggs not more in the reckless way in which wo deal with the soil, than in the thoughtlessness displayed with reference to our timber. These are vices dis coverable in all new countries where sources of supply seem all but boundless, and it may almost be excused if a handful of settlers should make prodigal use of them. But if it be unscientific farming to abandon tract after tract of land so soon as its freshness is gone, and bad woodcraft not to secure the growth of a new tree for every one that has been felled, they assume the shape of evils of " the first magnitude when population becomes more concentred. It is then we find the same land cropped year after year until it haB given up every fertilising agent it once possessed, or once well-wooded ranges become hide-bound and sterile by wholesale denuda tion of their timber. The absen...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 9 March 1865
BUNGAREE DISTRICT ROAD BOARD.-NO TICE IS HEREBY GIVEN,-That it is the inten tion of this Board to Btrike a rate of eighteen-pence in the pound upon all the rateable property -within this district, and that the Board will meet on Monday, the 13th instant, at one o'clock p.m., for the purpose of striking such rate. The estimate may be seen at the Road Board Office, Melbourne road, or at the Clerk's office at Ballarat, on any day between -the hours of 10 o'clock a.m. and 4 o clock p.m. HARRIE WOOD, Clerk o£ the Board. rjpHE AERATED BKEAD COMPANY (Limited). S. -NOTICE IS- HEREBY GIVEN,-That a Special General Meeting of shareholders of the above com pany will be held at tho company's offices on Wed nesday, the 15th instant, at half-past two o'clock, to consider the propriety of altering the clause 62 of the deed of settlement, and making such other alterations and additions as at such meeting may be deemed necessary. By order of the Board, J. A. HUXTABLE, Secretary. Melbourne, 7th March,...
NEWS AND NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 9 March 1865
NEWS Am) NOTES. There will be a meeting of free traders in Craig's Royal Hotel, at eight o'clock this evening, for the purpose of forming a Free Trade Association for Ballarat and the Ballarat district. Mr Edward Langton, Secretary to the Melbourne Free Trade and Financial Reform League, will be present. The meeting has been called by circular, but the gentle men engaged in getting it up, fearing that some free traders whose presence at the meeting is very desir able may not have been invited, request us to state that they hope all interested in the free trade cause will attend, and give their aid in "floating" the proposed association. As will bo Been from our report of Parliamentary proceedings, the propriety of the Government pro posal to append the tariff to the Appropriation Bill will be discussed in the Legislative Assembly this evening, on the motion that the Speaker do leavo the chair, preparatory to the House resolving itself into Committee of Supply. As will also be learne...
WEEKLY AGRICULTURAL REPORT. Wednesday Evening. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 9 March 1865
WEEKLY AGRICULTURAL REPORT. Wednesday Evening. ihe approximate agricultural statistics for the year ending 31at March 1864, were issued with commend able activity in May that year, but we are likely to have those for the year ending 31 at March, 1865, still earlier, for the collectors have already been appointed, and some of them are at work. It is highly important to have these returns as quickly as possible, though they be only approximate-either as regardsminutecalculation on the Registrar-General's part or as regards completeness and accuracy on the part of the collectors. We have frequently pointed out the defective working of the present system of collecting the returns, and recom mended that instead of being got by a staff of travel ling collectors-who, however conscientious and assiduous, must miss many points of importance they should be gathered by registrars, resident in the various districts. These men-generally men of presence and influence-would be far more likely to s...
POLICE. EASTERN COURT. Wednesday, 8th March. (Before the Police Magistrate.) [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 9 March 1865
POLICE. EASTERN COURT. Wednesday, 8th March, (Before tlie l\lice Magistrate.) DRUNKENNESS.-Thomas Brown in custody for having been drunk was discharged. George Young and Patrick Iiardy were also.discharged. OBSCENE LANGUAGE.-'Patrick Sullivan, in custody for using obscene and abusive language to aconstable at Warrenheip, was fined 20s or forty-eight houra' imprisonment. AN OLD.CHARGE.-Joseph Finnegan'was charged by Detective Ebson with having wilfully damaged certain property belonging to Mr Burrowes, at Gee long, in Oct.,'62. Thedetectivo stated that it had only lately come to his knowledge that the prisoner was the man referred to in the Police Gazette, He remem bered the case well, and after it occurred, it was rc ported that the prisoner broke a pane of glass ia the window of Mr Burrowes, then ex-mayor of Geelong and secreted himself in a room. He was shortly afterwards discovered by one of the house servants in the room, but he knocked the servant down and made his escape by th...
PARLIAMENTARY IN INTELLIGENCE. LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. Wednesday, 8th March. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 9 March 1865
PARLIAMENTARY IN i'-EliUGENCE, LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. Wednesday, 8th March, Mr L. L. Smith asked the Chief Secretary what, if any, action has been taken with respect to the com petitive essays on scab and pleuro pneumonia; who are the judges appointed; and when will the deci sion of the judges be made knowp. Mr M'Culloch Baid that eighteen essays had been sent in, and that tbe Government had appointed three gentlemen to decide upon their merits. Mr Cohen naked the .Commissioner of Public Works, whether he will cause the falls on the River Yarra, below Prince's Bridge, to be lowered four feet, so as to prevent in a measure the injury sus tained by the increase of floods caused by the river being kept back by the said falls. Mr Sullivan said that the Government were fully alive to the requirements of the case. If a suitable plan for the prevention of floods could be accom plished for about £20,000 the Government would be prepared to grant that sum. Mr Cohen said that for £300 the work ...
COURT OF MINES. Wednesday, 8th March. (Before his Honor Judge Rosers.) [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 9 March 1865
COURT OF MINES. Wednesday, Sift March. (Before his Honor Judee Rosers.^ Doyle v Forbes and Others.-His Honor now gave judgment in this suit, and in the motion for the re ception of fresh evidence. With respect to the motion for the admission of the alleged copy of the contract between Doyle and Curlews, his Honor Baid he had carefully gone over the affidavits, and also the notes taken at the hearing; and lie con cluded that he ought not to re-open the evidence. The document was alleged to have been found by Piatt before the case was heard, and Piatt was a witness for the plaintiff. The evidence was, there fore, in the plaintiff's power at the time of the trial. But more, the plaintiff said he bad not dealt with the property, whereas, in his subsequent affidavit, he admitted that he had sold a part oi it to Robin son. Then there was the keeping back, or non production of the best evidence in Mansfield. The contract waB also of dubious value in itself, as open to challenge as an agree...
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. PORT PHILLIP HEADS. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 9 March 1865
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. .LPOBT PHILLIP BEADS. ABEIVED. Wednesday, Stli March.-Mercury, brig, from Laun ceston; Keera, steamer, from Port Albert; Stranger, schooner, from New York; Hero, steamer, from Otago. SAILED. Wednesday, Sth March.-Pet, barque, for Newcastle; Cheribon, barque, for Batavia; Childers, ship, for Foo Chow Foo; Triton, schooner, forSydney; Ant, steamer, for Z'ort Albert. rnojKcrr.D DEPARTURES. For London.-Norfolk. 21st March; Eoyal Standard, 1st April; Wellcsley, 6th April. For Liverpool.-Great Britain, 15th March. For Otago, kc.-Hero, 10th March. For Sydney.-Tho steamers of tho A. N. S. Com pany, regularly.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 9 March 1865
STEAM TO ENGLAND UNDER SIXTY DAYS. -BLACK BALL and EAGLE LINES of PACKETS.-Steam from Melbourne to Liverpool.-Tho well-known and favorite steamship GREAT BRITAIN, SSOO tons, SOO-horso power. JOHN GRAY, Com mander, is appointed to leave Hobson's Bay on Wednesday, 15th March, and will sail punctually on the day advertised. The rapidity and regularity with which, the Great Britain performs her passages havo earned for her a world-wide fame, and justly established her reputa tion as the most celebrated steamship afloat. _ Her last seven passages to this colony wero made in 55, 62, 63, 5D, 61, 58, and 60 days, and the return pas sages to Liverpool with similar rapidity, thus proving that the duration of the voyage can be relied upon; and, whilst almost as quick as by the Overland mail, the great expense and frequent changes inseparable from that route aro entirely avoided w THE SALOON is a magnificent apartment-, entirely re-decorated, and the stato-roomS, which aro very largo and 3iry, ...
BALLARAT LIVE STOCK MARKET. Wednesday, 8th March. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 9 March 1865
BALLARAT LIVE STOCK MAKKET. Wednesday, 8tla Marcli. Messrs I'otvers, Rctherford and Co. "report Fat Cattlo-The number to hand this week was not in excess of our usual requirements. The quality throughout was only modium, no very primo being yarded. Late rates were fully maintained for every thing like fair beef, whilst the demand for inferior was less than wo have seen for some time past. Wo sold a small lot from the north, fair quality, bullocks at £7. "Wo quote primo beef as being- worth 22s 6d per 100 lbs. Fat Sheep-A moderato supply forward, principally of medium quality, Really prima sheep are in demand at good prices, but very few aro offering. Medium sheep aro difficult of sale. Wo, however, look for an improve ment in this description of stock, as prime sheep appear to bo very scarce. Wo sold 1093 wethers for Thomas Shaw, Esq., Darlington, medium to prime, at from l'.'s 6d to lGs. Fat Lambs-None in the market; really primo command high prices, inferior aro dull of sale, fato...
COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE. BALLARAT SHARE MARKET. Wednesday, 8th March. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 9 March 1865
COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE. BALLARAT SHARE MARKET. Wednesday, Sth March. Messrs James Smith and Walter Kington report the following sales made this dayPriuco of Wales, Se bastopo), £45 5s; Golden Horn, Springdallah, £10; Defiance, Sobastopol, ~41 10s; Scottish and Cornish, £815s; City of Glasgow, Kangaroo Flat, £15s.
THE WATERLOO AND TRAFALGAR COMPANY. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 10 March 1865
THE WATERLOO AND TRAFALGAR COMPANY. Sri:,-As you have given publicity to a statement calculated to injure the Waterloo Company (gaol reserve), I trust you will also insert the following, as it is cniy fair tl'.at the public should know both sides of the question:-lean well imagine the parties it emanated from, and can only feel a thorough con tempt (or the manner in which they have all along sought to work their ends. I would have let it pasB unnoticed were it not that the company have already suffered pretty csvere!y by doing so on former occa sions. You state-'? That the lears entertained are thi: wore unoleasant aB it is felt to be likely that the o]J ground in question is hardly worth anybody's while to work." I cannot imagine. Sir, that you aTe justified in giving publicity to such an opinion. Ilmiey the company are the best judges of that mat ter, and they have no uior;. inclination for throwing their money and labor away than yourself. I can also intern you that the last mach...
THE LATE WILLIAM DALTON. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 10 March 1865
THE LATE WILLIAM DA.LTON. Sib,-In your paper of to-morrow I phall acknow ledge comributioiis for the Dalton family to the amount or £169 17s 4(1. The following collections have beea handed to me since that list was made up, viz:-By Mr Lakeland (additional collection), £1 10s, and by Mr Matthew Robson, jun., £3 12s; total, £174 19s -Id. I wish I could havo given the£ names of subscribers of less than five shilling*, but the expense would have been too great; 1 must, however, state that I have not been the sole col lector of xhia fund; the following list will show what valuable assistance has been given me:-Col lections by Mr Davis, £1 5s; Mr Kwins, 10s; Mr Farley, £1 11a Gd ; Mr Figgis (Gas office), £'2 3s; Mrs Fortune, £17 19s; Mr Hall, £3 3s; Mr Holmes, £2 17s 6d; Mr Lakeland, £10 ; Mr Laidlaw, £4 os; Mr George Palmer, £2!i lGs ; Mr Pooley (Savings Bank), £1 lis; Mr John Kobson, £35 Ss Gd; Mr M. Kobson, jun., £8 12s ; Jlr Kodier, £1 14s ; Mr E. Hand, £1 9s; Mr Shaw, £3 13s Gd; Mr'f...