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SWEARING-IN OF THE CHAIRMAN OF THE MUNICIPAL COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigo Advertiser — 12 February 1856
SWEARING-IN OF THE CHAIRMAN OP THE MUNICIPAL COUNCIL. This ceremony took place yesterday, at three o'clock, at the Police Court, before Mr. M'Lsichlan, who hail received a dcdimits protcstatcm from the Chief Justice of the Colony, Sir William A'Beekctt, deputing to him liis powers of admi nistering the oaths. Of the members of the Muni cipal Council, Messrs. Sullivan, Harney, Jones, Simons, and Captain Bell, were present, besides the chairman, Mr. Emmett. Mr. M'Lachlan, standing, read the document authorising liim to act. He then read the " De claration," "The Oath of Supremacy," and " The Oath of Abjuration." The Chairman, with a Bible in his hand, repeating each of them aloud after liiiu, and at the conclusion of eaoh kissing the book. We may explain that the "Declaration" is an undertaking not to attempt to weaken the Pro testant Church. The " Oath of Supremacy" is a repudiation of the doctrine of the Itoman Catholic Church, that a Crowned Head being excommunicated, any subject m...
LATEST EUROPEAN NEWS. FIVE DAYS LATER NEWS FROM ENGLAND. (From the London Correspondent of the Argus.) [Newspaper Article] — Bendigo Advertiser — 12 February 1856
LATEST EUROPEAN HBW8. FIVE DAYS LATER NEWS FROM ENGLAND. . . (From the London Correspondent of the Argus.) The Royal mail-nliip Mermaid arrived in Hob son's Bay last night at half-past eleven o'clock. She brings English intelligence to the 21st No vember, We subjoin our Correspondent's' letter ■ of the 19th :— , - (pnoji our i'uivatk conuiisroNnuNT.) London, November 19th, 1853. Since my Inst despatch the politienV 'intelligence has not been of a very startling ehnrafctev. The allied armies continue to keep the Bouth side of Sebastopol, but they have not mado any further decided movements against the enemy. The sue-, cesses at Kinburn, to which I have before alhjdqd, seemed to have been regarded as of great import-' ance, although in some quarters there is a disposi- " tion to imderate the importance of the position. With respect to future operations, if it he iiitetideil to carry out the third campaign in the Crimen, the opinion lias been expressed that Knpatoriawill.be the base of...
COURT OF PETTY SESSIONS. Saturday, 9th February. (Before the Stipondiary Magistrate.) [Newspaper Article] — Bendigo Advertiser — 12 February 1856
COURT OF PETTY SESSIONS. Siiluirtuv, 0th Fabrimrv. (Before tlie Stipomlinry Magistrate.) Assault.—Thomas BluckweU wua brought up withis charge, uud. pleaded guilty. It appeared that on Friday morninglast the prosecutor, Mary Anno Carders, wns ju Messrs. Iliggiubothain.s Store, Pall Mull, wlien tho clofentlimt cnmein, and 011 her turning round throw ut her n piece of clay, which struck her, He was sentenced to three months' imprisonment with hard labor. James Hons pleaded guilty to a similar charge, pre ferred against him by Mary, his wife, and was sentenced to three months' imprisonment, at the expiration of which time he was to ilnd sureties, himself in £100 ami two others iu ±.50 enoli, to keep the peace for twnlvat months. 1di&lt;e axd DtaoiiDEni.T.—John Cooper was clmgedt under this clause of tho Vagrant Act. ■ It appenred'that the prisoner, who had formerly been ■in the police forcc, lived at the Third White Hill, in-tho vicinity of ■whir.li > numerous lent robberies...
MINING INTELLIGENCE. (FROM OUR MINING REPORTER.) [Newspaper Article] — Bendigo Advertiser — 12 February 1856
MINING INTELLIGENCE. (.FKCM OUR MINING Klil'OItTlIK.) 1 nin sorry to say that the disasters attendant on the late flood wore but feebly pourtraycd in .my last report.■ From wliat.I liave since seen, it is very .evident tliat the diggers have in many instances suffered an irreparable loss, nnd amongst them the quartz miners have had their full share. • • 1 ' Epsom, tlie flower of Bendigo, ha3 lost its beauty for a time, hundreds are ruined more out of pocket, and not a few so frightened as to decline any fur ther Working in the district. This, however, is a (msilhunniinity scarcely to he antici pated fvom a digger. Amongst a crowd the weak est generally foiiows the lot (C'olonially, mob), and whentho braver hearts proceed with unifor mity in any undertaking, the rest aro sure to fol low. There aro instances at Epsom where not less than twenty-three feet of earth has given way, en tirely covering the washing stuff, which has for weeks been looked at hy the miner with feelings of pleas...
SANDHURST WHOLESALE PEICES CURRENT. Advertiser office, Monday Evening. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigo Advertiser — 12 February 1856
SANDHURST; .WHOLESALE PEIOES CURRENT, Advertiser offine, . : Mornlav Evemncr. The mntkctjs nnslcndy,. ninny tilings being-on the advance. Sugar, Cossipore, is going up, and ten, owing ..to its scarcity, is realising n.gnod.figure—£S to £8 10s. per, chest. The following,are t}i'e quotatiofiaon the close of to-dny's market:— Flonr.3^)ijJ^!Sr-i&i*. per ton: Adelaide, £-17 dr. Sugair(dark Mnmititu), £41 per ton ;.light do., £51 do. • " Cossipore, £01 do. Tea;: £8 the chest. Best coffee, Is. :til. per 11). Oats, 0s. 3d. per bushel. Bran,-Is. 3d. per bushel.. Bice, £:14 per ton. Sperm candies, Is. fld. per lit. Pickles, 12s.-.per dozen.. Bnenn.(Irish), Is. -id. per lb.: hams do., Is. -id...do. Potatoes, £23 per ton. Onions £32 per ton.
THE BENDIGO ADVERTISER. MENT. PROGRESSION, OUR RIGHTS, AND OUR RESOURCES. TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 1856. THE FLOOD.—WHERE IS THE GOVERN [Newspaper Article] — Bendigo Advertiser — 12 February 1856
THE BBSJBIBO ADVERTISER, TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 185G. THE FLOOD.—WHERE IS THE GOVERN MKNT. We regret to learn that the miners have suffered materially from the late flood. Dams constructed with great care and at a great expense, have been Bwept away, arresting, for the time, the operations of our enterprising and industrious miners. Wash ing stuff collected with great labor, has been m many cases, washed away by tho flood, or covered over by the worthless debris in its neighborhood, and all this has happened, because the Govern ment, through their well paid officials, have ne glected to provide against such a contingency, by taking care that the water courses should be clear, and unimpeded, to afford a free passage for such superfluous water, as it was their duty to foresee, would arise from such heavy falls of rain. Is it the only duty of Government to collect the taxes, and to expend them, in the payment of salaries to men who do nothing in return for the benefit of tho people. It ...
MELBOURNE WHOLESALE PRICES CURRENT. (From Monday's Argus.) [Newspaper Article] — Bendigo Advertiser — 12 February 1856
MELBOURNE i'HdLESAMS PRICES CURRENT. (From Maudnii's. Aryus,) Notwithstnnding the weather has been very changeable nnd the roads heavy trade has been brisk during the week. Buyers are availing 'themselves of the speedy •means of transit which eneWe them to mnke the journey from nearly, nil. the goldfields in one day, nnd nre paying ''frequent visits to the metropolis. Willi few exceptions prices are steady. ^ It is satisfactory to licnr on all sides that transactions are increasing in amount, and this re mark is not confined to any one branch of trade, but applies to nearly every description'of imported goods. There, is less .speculation ill the market. Carriage has . advanced, owing to the demand, coupled with the state of the'roads,.but prices are riot likely to rule any higher '.before winter. , ' Brendstnfls.—Tho arrivals nf flour have been few during the week, .and the steady drain for the supply of " tlie interior lias materially Teduced stocks, especially of Chiliian flour, w...
LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. (From the Melbourne papers.) Friday, Feb. 8th, 1856. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigo Advertiser — 12 February 1856
LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. (From the Melbourne papers.) Friday, l-'eb. 8th, 1850. The Speaker took the chair at twelve minutes after three o'clock. NOTICKS. Mr. Knight gave notice of his intention to move for copies of the correspondence relative to the establishment of a cemetery, at Tower Hill, Belfast. Dr. Groves gave notice that on Tuesday, he slionld move that the petition of the shareholders of the St. Kilda Bathing Company be considered, and that the standing orders bo suspended to cnalile them to bring in a bill to incorporate them as a company. Mr. Fellows gave notice of his intention to move the reference of the petition of Mr. William Robertson, recently presented, to the select commit tee to consider the correspondence between that gentleman and the Government, Mi'. Grant announced his. intention to ask the'Attorney-General whether the doubts expres sed as to the legality of the New Constitution Act —it hoving undergone changes, not sanctioned by the Council in. its passage th...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bendigo Advertiser — 12 February 1856
FRIDAY, Tin: lorn FEBRUARY, 18fiG. SPLENDID FUKl'.HOI.D PROPERTY. To Farmers, Capital!*!.', and Others. LMACl'HKKSON' mid CO; have received ir.striic l tions from Frederick fan ton, Esq., to dispose of by public auction, on Friday, tbc 15th February, at their rooms,! lit 12 o'clock, 'J'lrnt beautiful Freehold Property known nt Iliippy .fuck's, situated oil tho delightful banks of Bullock Creek, Lockwood, With 5 acres of Land. Together with "4-roomed Cottage, shingled and "plnsterad.'with Vegetable Garden, detached Kitchen, Stock J'ards, out-houses, &c., Ac. Tho above proj>erty is unexceptionable, as it lias all been manured, and, "for market gard6niug purposes, is unsurpassed. Happy Jack's |is too well known to need further de scription. For,ftotiillre Sale. For further particulars apply to tbc A'notio'iiecw. 392febl-J ' THIS DAY. Jones's Horse Repository, Poll Mall. S JONES will sell by auction, this • dav, • Dranglit, liaclt, and light harness Worses. it Sale at half-pa...
M'IVOR. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) Heathcote, 9th February. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigo Advertiser — 12 February 1856
M'lVOlt. \ FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) Iieathcote, 9th February. Digging operations Imve been retarded during the Inst week, by the heavy and continued rains, indeed, the weather here for some time past has been much more likeAvinter than summer,but'.'it is an ill wind that: blows nobody good," and the diggings will not. suffer much from the want of water in the back gullies this, season. "Without having any important rushes to report, or any heavy finds to speak of, I feel fully justified in stating, that the diggers of M'lvov are doing ex tremely well upon the whole, quite as well as on any larger gold-fteld, 'and better than on many. The last escort took down 187 ozs. 10 dwts., which looks small, hut be it remembered that '978 ozs. went down the day previous to' the departure I of the escort, purchased hero for the Oriental Bank, making a total of 1105 ozs. 10 dwts. . I have visited to-day the quartz reef in Argylc gully, where there are' now seven claims opened, and though the ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bendigo Advertiser — 12 February 1856
117"ANTED by agentleman who has had considerable At colonial expeiienco, a sitimtion as .Manager of a sheep or cattlc station. The advertiser ban had mueh experience in the breeding of horses. Address C. B., oflice of this paper. . 289c WANTED Qunrrvinen, Slonebrenkers, ami l.nborera for the various Works required on the Road from Ciisttemnino to Sandhurst. Apply to tlia Overseers, at CampMl'H Creek, Barker's Creek near Un'onlnn, Har oourt Toll-gate, Gap Hill, and Gnlden-sqnare Hotel, Sandhurst. Alsn, on the Fryers Creek Road. Apply on the works. J. H. Lawlor, contract >r. 7febl9 ANTED a Situation, by a Young Man who has been accustomed todrivinv* Horses, and would make himself generally useful. Address- Ii. C., ofiice of tfiiii paper. 7fob 12 WANTED, a Man to Milk Cows, and make him self otherwise generally useful. Apply at tlie liobinson Crusoe Inn. 10fulil2 WANTED, Three Staunch Draught Horses. Apply to .Mr. Ijawlor, Bendigo Hotel, between twelve and one o'clock, during the ne...
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. PORT OF MELBOURNE. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigo Advertiser — 12 February 1856
SHIP PI NG 1 TKLL LG KN C E. I'OKT or MKI.liOCUNK. AUIUVKl). "February 8.—Btura Hurra, s.s.s., from Adelaide 5th lust., with fifty-oight passenger.-; ; Telegraph, Bteainer, from Sydney (itli iiibt., with' one.huudred nnd thirty-six passengers. February 0.—Anne mid June, barque, from Newcastle, N. S. W. 1st inst.; Kniilv .lane, schooner, from Sydney 4th inst. : Gazelle,schooner, from Auckland, N. Z. :21st lilt., with six passengers; Anil nnd Marin, briff, from Newcastle, N. S. \V. 1st inat. ; Havillali, s.s.s. from Adelaide, with fifty-nine passsengers: Maria nnd Louisa, soliooner, from Newcastle, N. S. W. OHtii nil., with two passengers; Annie, schooner, from 1'oi t Wakefield 2l)th nit.; Venetian, ketch, from Geolong ; Margraves, Bchoo ner, from Geolong; Tyne, scliooner, from Port Fairy 1th inst.,; Storm Hiul, from Port Albert; Bristol, schooner, from Sydney 3rd instant; Wanderer, brig, from Sydney Ilrd inst.: Spitfire, schooner, from Newcastle, K. S, W. 2nd inst. , February 10.—Che...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bendigo Advertiser — 12 February 1856
: SaiHlltur$& Directory. •jjjtfBOTT'SflaWof Birmingham) "•Aiistmlirin1 Hotel," JjL>:!'Wbite ;iJills-i'oitd. 'An - ordinary At one d'ctock, dAity. GUprSO Adelaide obseuvek o^figis.—cioia bought. . .Amalgamated Gold Smelted. B12ND tfiO tiote [j, Bridge-street. John Hitrnev, , proprietor. E'OfABDim nlid DAY SCHOOL.—Mra. Birchnll, Mitcholl-atrect, Sandhurst; fcdttitge above the dsndooFIj. Mticplifit-sonj Esq, 520taB27 £% ,,0. 'M'DONA Li), Lemonade «n&lt;l Soda-'wnter 'Manufacturer, Mcrae-atreet. Late C. and j. Mtftonild. • ^JOOPRll & KOBATHAN, Military Tailors, Pall r Mall. eOHN BUOTIIEItS, Cider, Syrup, - arid Cordial Mrfrtulnotiirors,' Bridge-street. bGBiliarl 1 -ri'U. 'WALL, Bosquet and KaglanStreets, White -I I Hills Hamlet, 7th White Hill. W. IIAYCOGK, Weighbridge Proprietor, • and ^X. Geiiehil Cfc:;:missibn Agent-, next the Post Office. _¥*OfcI/INGSWOllTH. Plnmber; Glazier; and "Paper '111 1 hanger,• Hoiiso and Sign Painter, Martet-ftqutire. BOWA'ltD &am...
COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE SANDHURST GOLD CIRCULAR. Advertiser Office, Monday Evening. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigo Advertiser — 12 February 1856
COiVi.AlERCIAL INTELLIGRNOE. . SANDHURST GOLD CIRCULAR," stilnrlisvr Office, • Monday Eveninsr. ■Gold remains steady at £0 l!is. 3d. per oa. , ,13y our exchanges received this ovcuin&lt;r, it is found Yhat a great demand exists in London for gold; 'An'early rise fin our quotation may be confidently looked for. Subjoined is nil extract from (lie European Times in re ference to the subject:—"The arrivals of gold have been moderate, nnd chiefly from the .United' States and. the 'West 'Indies, and ' (lie greater portion:'-was at once pur chased for export,' t)ie demand for gold still continuing,' 'n'nd many large parcels have been taken from tlie Hank " of England for that purpose." : • 'We aie informed by tlie Manager of the'Hank : of Vic-: triria" that gold assayed by 'Mr.' Carpenter will be pur - aliased'at that Bank at rate'of assay certified to by Mr. Carpenter.
MOUNT BLACKWOOD. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigo Advertiser — 12 February 1856
MOUNT BLACKWOOD. A private correspondent, writing from Golden Point on the 4th instant, describes the gold-field to be all but deserted. He says :—" There are merely a handful of people on these diggings, and they would be off if they could raise the cash to carry them away. Five bullock-drays left here loaded with goods this morning. Stores are disap &nbsp; pearing in every direction."
MINING INTELLIGENCE. FIERY CREEK. (FROM THE AGE CORRESPONDENT.) 5th Feb., 1856. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigo Advertiser — 12 February 1856
MINING INTELLIGENCE. FIERY CREEK. (FROM THE AGE CORRESPONDENTS&gt;) 5th Feb.,1856. &nbsp; This gold-field is progressing very well. The main lead, sometimes called the Black Lead,still yields as rich as ever. Four or five first-rate pay- ing holes were bottomed every day last week. A great many fine nuggets are exhibiting in all parts of the diggings. I saw one weighing 28 ozs. on Friday. The richness of this lead is attracting a great many from the neighboring gold-fields. This second rush, although not so large as the first will be one of more permanence and importance. A new lead has been struck at the head of Sawpit Gully, and some very rich finds are reported. The sinking is about 40 feet. Waterloo Flat is nearly deserted, but it is gene- rally expected that something rich in that quarter will yet be discovered. The late rains set a good number of puddling machines in operation, and the owners generally acknowledge good returns. Thers is a good opening here for ...