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NEWS AND NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 13 March 1865
NEWS AND NOTES. We are informed that the Government has insti tuted enquiries into the management of the Lands borough, See., Common, two letters recently pub lished in this journal having induced ministers to take this step. The affairs of the Navarre Gold flelda Common are also, it is understood, under the consideration of the Government. Return tickets will be issued from all stations on Victorian Railways at single fares to Eallarat on the 14th and 15th inst. Those issued on 14th will be available to return up to 16th, inclusive, and those iBsued on 15th up to 17th, inclusive. We perceive that the banks have decided to close on the occasion of the holiday to celebrate his Ex cellency's visit this week. The BenditjO Advertiser reports that a serious catastrophe happened at the Biack Swan Hotel, Sandhurst, on Wednesday evening. A man named John Cooper went into tlio house, and play in:* cards wall tliree others lor drinks, lost. He refused to pay, and the landlord, Jlieliael Clanc...
AUCTION SALES. THIS DAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 13 March 1865
AUCTION SALES. THIS DAY. J, S. CARVER-At Wendouree Parade, at 12 o'clock, cottage, furniture, &c. ETTERSHANK, EAQLESTONE, and Co.-At Corporation Yards, at one o'clock, sheep. M'LEOD and LETIIBUIDGE - At the Corporation Yards, fat cattle and sheep. POWERS, RUTHERFORD and Co.-At the Corporation Yards, cattle and sheep. J. BRAWN-At (Jlendaruel, farm stock, &e. F. ErcuixaiiAM-At Mount liolton, freehold pro perty, farm Btock, &o.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 13 March 1865
? . . '=g (VTOTICE TO FARMERS.-O'EAKKaLij AiMJ j3l SON, AUCTIONEERS, will visit any farm in the Colony for the purpose of effecting Valuations or Sales by Auction. Horse Bazaar, Armstrong I street. /COLONIAL BANK OF AU8TR ALASi A \J Incorporated by Act of Council, 1856. Subscribed Capital, £1,000,000. Paid up do, £437,500. This 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 6 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 the dividends on same as they fall due. Gold purchased in dust, bar, or subject to assay. JOHN HENDERSON, Manager. Ballarat, 11th June, 1S64. NOTICE TO FARMERS AND O'i'iiKKS. THE undersigned not having met with a suitable tenant for ...
COUNTRY MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 13 March 1865
COUNTRY MARKETS. CKESWICK. -Flour is sold at tho mill for £24 10s per ton; pollard, 2s per bushel; bran, Is 2d do; and wheat bought at 8s 9d per bushel; oati, 3s 3d to 3s Cd per bushel; hay, i'4 to 10s per ton. CLUNKS.-Flour, £2i 10s to £25 par ton; bay, £4 to£i 10s; oats, 3s 3d to 3s 6d per.bushel; pollard, 2s per bushel; bran,Is 2d per bushel, wheat for fowls, 5s tid to 6s do; |)otatoes, £7 to £710s por ton.
BOROUGH COUNCIL OF SMYTHESDALE. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 13 March 1865
BOROUGH COUNCIL OF SMYTHESDALE. The usual weekly meeting ot this Council tooK plnco on Friday evening. There wero present-the Mayor, Crs Tait, Young, Papenhagen, Keith, and Johnson. A letter waa read from the Town Soli citor, enclosing the Poundkeeper's bond duly signed, and with respect to moneys due to Mr M'Donald, of Geelong; abo, asking for the payment of the balanco of his account, which had been running over a period of eighteen months. The first portion of the letter was made an order of tho day, and the latter referred to the Finance Committee. Payment of the follow ing accounts was ordered, viz.:-W. L. Price, £6 5a 3d; surfaceman, £9; E. Wood, £-13 2a C:i, for erec tion of Poundkeeper's house, and deposit thereon. The letter from the Borough Council of Inglewood, asking co-operation in obtaining the insertion of certain clauses in tlio Municipal Act Amendment Bill, was taken into consideration, and it was resolved that the two first clauses only should receivc the Council's...
The Ballarat Star. DAILY ISSUE. MONDAY, 13TH MARCH, 1865. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 13 March 1865
DAILY ISSUE. MONDAY, I3TII MAJtUH, 1865. A hevibw of six or seven hundred men of ail arms in the volunteer service will no doubt, be a very pretty sight, and the people of Ballarat will not only be glad to see ic, but to have such a spectacle just now, as it will give something of pomp and circumstance to the visit which Sir Charles and Lady Darling and their retinue are this week to make to our town and district. We are loyal people, and shall do our best to give a fitting welcome to tbe Queen's representative. Ad dresses, arches, luncheons and toasts will doubtless be as plentiful and as becoming as they should be, and it will really be not a little gratifying to our holiday tastes to be able to give greater brilliancy to the whole by a military display like that promised to us in the review of Wednesday! Let us hope the weather will be fine, the local bodies blessed with punctuality and propriety, the soldiers all there, and our illustrious guests very pleasantly gratified. In th...
THE HON. WILLIAM NICHOLSON. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 13 March 1865
THE HON. WILLIAM NICHOLSON. In our Saturday's issue we reported the death of the Hon. William Nicholson, but could not spare room for anything beyoca mere mention of the fact. We now give, from the Age, some particulars of the deceased gentleman's useful career: " Mr Nicholson may almost be said to be another martyr to tho cares of political life. Some time ago he received warning that hia overtasked energies were beginning to give way, in tho shapa of a Blight attack of paralysis. From this, however, he reco vered, and continued to discharge his public dutieB with unabated vigor. In January, 1864, he had a second paralytic visitation, and this seizare, which, from the first, was regarded as of a very alarming character, eventually resulted in his death. His medical attendants never entertained any hopes that he would ultimotely recover, and this attack com pelled him to retire from public life. The deceased gentleman spent a good portion of the la3t twelve months among friends in t...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 13 March 1865
BIRTH. On the 11th March, at Mair street, the wife of F. R. Mitohison, Esq.,of a daughter. MARRIAGE. On the 11th March, at St. Paul's Church, Ballarat, by the Bev. C G. Allanby, Matthew, fourth son of Matthew Robson, builder, late of Newcostle-on-Tyne, Northumberland, to Elizabeth, youngest daughter of the late Kichard Cordukes, M.R.C.S., of Tockwith, Yorkshire.
THE BALLARAT BANKING COMPANY. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 13 March 1865
THE BALLARAT BANKING COMPANY. SIR,-I would wish an answer from the Provisions Directors of the above company to three questions, viz.:-1st. Is tho liability of the shareholders in the proposed company to bo unlimited aa in the Mel bourne Banking Company? 2nd. If the liability is not unlimited, what Becurity have depositors in the event of the present influential and wealthy provi sional directors or committee selling out of the com pany? 3rd. Is there any more security, or even aa much, for depositors in the proposed company than there was in the late Provident Institute? I am, &c., MuiiCAiOR.
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR. WEDNESDAY A HOLIDAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 13 March 1865
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR. WEDNESDAY A HOLIDAY. SIB,-A3 tlie National Grain Show, the Volunteer Review, and the vice-regal visit to Ballarat tako place on Wednesday next, I trust you will allow ma to suggest through your columns the propriety of keeping that day aa a general holiday, and that out worthy mayors invite the eitizenB to cloao their places of buainesB on the occasion. Something of tho kind is necessary in order to secure unanimity of action, as on previous occasion?, when everyonB has waited to ascertain his neighbors' intentions, the matter has fallen through altogether. Hoping you will lend your powerful influence to assist in secur ing the above object, I remain, Sir, youra respectfully, 10th March. PKO BONO PUBLICO. SIR,-I beg to inform you that a request s;gned by 100 influential business man and other gentlemen of both boroughs will bo laid before the Water Com mission, Bitting nt 10 o'clock to-morrow, for the purpose of obtaining the Mayor's recommendation that the 15...
THE MORNING STAR CRICKET CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 13 March 1865
THE MORNING STAR CRICKET CLUJB Siu,-In your notice of the match played on Fri day, between the Ballarat second eleven and the Evening Star Cricket Clubs, you are good enough to say that the Evening Star colts " gave an earnest of the supply of some fresh cricketing material for the renovation of the senior club whenever it may be required." Lest it should be Burmised by the latter gentlemen that the juniors had formed their club with so ambitious an object, allow me to say that they never indulged in the expectation of being used as the material, to supply the wants of any other club. With reference to the latter part of your notice, that we contemplate challenging the tirst eleven, we may say that although we may ea. teem ourselves tolerable players we do not consider ourselves quite able to play the gentlemen com posing that team. When we are somewhat more advanced we may take this into consideration, but in the meantime we have hardly egotism enough to challenge cricketers of the...
THE NEW BUILDING SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 13 March 1865
THE NEW BUILDING SOCIETY. SIB,-Your correspondent, a would-be investor in the above society, would have saved a portion of his (at least) valuable time-for I contend that tirno is money-it" he had reacl that portion of the pros pectus where it reads thus Applications for shares can be made to the secretary, at the society's office, Main street, opposite the Exhibition Mart." But the would-be investor made application at my new auction mart, corner o£ Armstrong street, which is not open for business. , I don't think I shall try to move heaven and 'earth in this matter, but all that a business man can do shall be done. Yours, &c., 10th March. SAMUEL DEEBLE,
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 13 March 1865
THIS DAY. 12 o'clock, sharp. IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEItENT. FREDERICK EVERINGHAM has been favored with instructions, from M'Donald Brothers, of the Springs, Mount Bolton, in consequence of their relinquishing farming for pastoral pursuits, to sell by public auction, that well known freehold property, situated in the 42 portion of Addington, County of Talbot, and containing an area of 109a 1r 38p. The south-west corner of the said farm being at the junc tion of the Ballarat, Talbot and Clunes main roads, and is therefore admirably adapted for an hotel, or &nbsp; &nbsp; any other public business; the soil is of a rich choco late nature, and is well known to be the best farm in the district. It is permanently watered and se cured by a substantial three-railed fence. The buildings consists of a neat six roomed cot tage, barn 60 x 20, and a good six-stalled stable. The auctioneer would direct special attention to farmers, dairymen, horse dealers and others, to the very superior...
THE GOVERNOR'S VISIT. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 13 March 1865
THE GOVERNOR'S VISIT. A deputation from the Ballarat Agricultural So ciety, consisting of the President (Mr Dalgleisli), and Messrs D. Gunn and J. H. Mather, on Saturday waited on Major Pitt, for the purpose of representing to him tho injury likely to be done to the National Grain Show on Wednesday by the counter attraction of the review fixed also for that day. The deputa tion had to request that the volunteer corps might be marched to the show yards before proceeding to the site selected for the review in the public park. The deputation was introduced by the Rev. William Henderson, Captains Sherard and Dowling being also present. Major Pitt promised to do all in his power to meet the views of the deputation, but said the matter properly lay in the hands of the officers commanding the several corps. The field day would not commence till three o'clock p.m., and till then he would offer no objection to any feasible arrangement that might suit the views of the public. Mr Gunn stated t...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 14 March 1865
ADVERTISEMENTS. PROSPECTUS OP THE BORHONEYGHURK GOLD MINING COMPANY, (REGISTERED), MORRISONS. Capital,£10,000. in 1000 Shares of £10 each. Calls not to exceed 1 Oa per month, PncmsioNAL COMMITTEE: Messrs G. C. Robinson, Manager of the Nelson and Wellington Gold Mining Company, Sebas topol. Edwin Bull, Consulting Engineer, Nelson and Wellington Gold Mining Company, Sebas topol. Frederick Toouger, Defiance Gold Mining Company, Sobastopol. J. Guilbert, Defiance Gold Mining Company, Sebastopol. Alfred Hill, Sturt street, Ballarat. Hubert Dobaon, Sturt street, Ballarat. Thomas Wills, Chairman. BANKEBS: Bank of Australasia, Ballarat. SOLICITORS: Messrs L. G. and J. Hardy, Ballarat. MANAGER: Mr H. B. Forster. THIS Company offers as safe an investment to speculators generally as any of the numerous ventures recently brought before the public. The claim consists of a portion of Mr Morrison's run, em bracing an area of half-a-mile square, with the addi tion of a block claim for ninety men, on...
GEELONG WEEKLY COMMERCIAL REPORT. Saturday Evening. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 14 March 1865
GEELONG WEEKLY COMMERCIAL REPORT. Saturday Evening. Trado has been very quiet during- tho week, imports, with the exception of tho cargo o£ geneva ex Emilio, being very limited. Tho produce market has remained steady einco last roport, prices being the same as last quotations. Tho prospectus of tho Ballarat Banking Company has boon submitted to tho public during tho week, but sufficient timo has not yet elapsed to allow of an opinion being expressed as to tho likelihood of its being favorably received by tho mercantile community hero. Tho stock in bond in tho licensed warehouses of this port on tho 6th instant comprised tho following, viz.: Brandy 23529 gals, rum 3176 do, geneva 21178 do, ?whisky 8731 do, cordials 38 do, gin 550 do, other spirits C-32 do-total spirits C7205 G-32 do; wine 0812 gals boor 900 do, tobacco 497971b, cigars 74 do, snuff 601) do -total tobacco 50141 lb ; teaC0513do, sugar 3096bacs caudles 2500 lb, cocoa 735 do. ' Tho customs rovenuo collected at this port o...
POLICE. EASTERN COURT. Monday, 13th March. (Before the Police Magistrate and Mr S. Wilson, Justice of the Peace) [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 14 March 1865
POLICE. EASTERN COURT. Monday, loth March, (Before the Police Magistrate and Mr S. Wilson, Justice of the Peace ) INDECENCY.-David Malcolm was charged by Inspector Ryall with having exposed his person in Bridge street on Saturday evening. The defendant stated that he was very drunk at the time and knew nothing of the offence. He seemed a respect able man and the Bench having censured him severely for his conduct he remarked, " I'll give you ' ten bob' for the poor box if you look over the case." The Bench in consideration of its being his first offence and that it was committed through drink, accepted the defendant's charitable subscrip tion of " ten bob" and he was discharged. VAGBA.NCT.-Catherine Lever, an old offender, who appeared in court with a child in her arms, was brought up for vagrancy. According to the evidence of Constable D'Arcy, who had arrested the defendant, she behaved in the most disgraceful manner when about to be taken into custody. She was a thorough drunkard, ...
WARDEN'S COURT. Monday, 13th March. (Before the Resident Warden.) [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 14 March 1865
WARDEN'S COURT. Monday, 13(/i March. (Before the Kesident Warden.) Hand-in-Hand Company v United Extended Band of Hope Company-Mr M'Dermott for the plaintiff. This was a case of encroachment relative to a block claim taken up by the defendants. The - matter was held over pending the decision of the Supreme Court in a similar case. United Extended Bund of Hope Company v R. B. Gibbs-No appearance; struck out, but subse quently reinstated and postponed for one week. lit Great Redan Extended Company - Struck out. Me D. M'Kenzie and others-An application for abandoned ground onthelnkermanLead. Granted. J. Sutherland and others v Hill and others-An application for abandoned ground at Little Bendigo. Granted. Me Al'Gill and others-An application for aban doned ground on the Creswick road. Granted. Me li. Seton, Sayers and others-An application for abandoned ground on Old PoBt-ollice Hill. Mr Finn for the applicants. Granted. Me W. Stillman-Struck out. W. Wilks v 6. Cleary-Mr M'Dermott for ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 14 March 1865
NOTICE TO FARMERS AND OTHERS. THE undersigned not having mot with a suitable tenant for their stores, in Doveton street, are prepared to make liberal advances on grain stored with them. Storeage on liberal terma. H'CALLPM, NKILL, and CO. ' b >UE undersigned is prepared to make Cash 1. Advances on wheat, oats, and barley, consigned to him for sale or storage. WILLIAM EAVES, Agent for William Dagraves' guaranteed silk dressed flour. OTICE.-All the Banks will be closed on Wed nesday, the 15th iiist, at 12 o'clock noon. ADVERTISEMENTS. THIS AND FOLLOWING DAYS. To drapers, Clothiers, jBootsellers, Hawkers, Dealers and Others, Of Ballarat and surroundirjg districts. AUCTION SALE. OP THE WHOLE S X 0 C K-IS-TSAD E OF MR J. R. PATTINSON, Old Criterion Store, Main road. Consisting of nearly £5000 worth of Superior Drapery. Clothing, Boots and Shoe3, Sc., &c. Also, all the Household Furniture, Horses, Waggons, Trade Boxes, &c., &c. SAMUEL DEEiiLE has been favored wit...