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THE CIVIL WAR IN AMERICA. NEW YORK, 17th December. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 14 March 1865
THE CIVIL WAR IN AMERICA. (From the limes Correspondent.) NEW YOUK, 17th. December. The public anxiety for news of General Sherman has been relieved by the announcement, on Confe derate, and therefore unimpeachable authority, that be has rcached the seacoast, and taken by assault Fort M'Allister, commanding the entrance to Ossi baw Sound, and forming one of the main defences v of Savannah. The announcement is simultaneously made that be has captured Savannah itself and 11,000 prisoners, after a fight which lasted eight hours. This news, though generally credited by the Federal preES, is not official, and rests entirely upon statements made by steamboat passengers from Charleston Bar, who allege that it ?was received by flag of truce just prior to their de parture. Mr Lincoln states, as a fact within his own knowledge, that General Sherman has reached the Atlantic with 40,000 men, black and white, "more than he started with; and, as the Confederates admit, and the Federals assert, th...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 14 March 1865
MARRIAGE. On 9th March, at Ballarat, by tho Rev. Duncan Fraser, Thomas, fifth Bon of tho late John Watson, Council Officer, Dundee, to Agnea, second daughter of Mr William Scrimgeour, Mill Manager, Dundee, Scotland. Home papers please copy.
LATER NEWS FROM ENGLAND. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 14 March 1865
LATER NEWS FROM ENGLAND. The Blackwall clipper-ship Suffolk, Captain Merryman, arrived in Hobson's Bay on Sunday afternoon, after a very smart passage of sixty-nine days from Plymouth. For the sixth time the Suffolk puts us in possession of later files from "England, though the news is not later than waa previously to hand by telegram via Suez.
The Ballarat Star. DAILY ISSUE. TUESDAY, 14TH MARCH, 1865. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 14 March 1865
DAILY ISSUE. TUESDAY, 14tu* MARCH, 1865. WHATEVER be the course followed by the Legislative Council in reference to the tacking on of the tariff to the Appropriation Bill, the action of the Ministry of Victoria can hardly be without influence on the legislatures of other British colonies. The danger of making "the extreme medicine of the constitution its daily bread" is not, unfortunately, confined to the particular country in which the first steps in the extreme course are taken, but a prece dent is established which may become the excuse and the warrant for further and more dangerous innovations, wherever party strife or popular folly is carried to extremes. The British statesmen who forced the paper duty on the House of Lords will learn, we may venture to predict, with some surprise that their action has been made the justification of a Ministry which, to say the least, has taken the first step in a neiv and dangerous path. If the forcing of the repeal of a single duty can be mad...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 14 March 1865
THIS DAT, gbaud VOLUNTEER EEVIEW, ALEXANDER KELLY will sell by auction at Craig's Royal Hotel, this day, at 12 o'clock The Eight to Charge for Admission at the gates of the Hov.il Park on the occasion of the Grand Volunteer Review, to take place on Wednesday, the 15th instant. " LEARHONTH. FRIDAY, 17th MARCH. At twelve o'clock, HIGHLY IMPORTANT SALE OF SUPERIOR HEAVY draught HORSES AHD MARES, COLTS AND FILLIES,. DAIRY CATTLE, PIGS, POULTRY, BAY AND OATS, AGRICULTURAL IMPLEMENTS AHD MACHINERY, WAGGONS, DRAYS, HARKESS. HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE. Jnd other Valuable Effccts, to be held on the Farm of the Proprietors, Messrs Banhin, near the Stag llotd, Zearmonth. POSITIVELY WITHOUT RESERVE. O'FARRELL and SON have been favored with instructions from JIcEsra Bankiu to sell by auction, The whole of their very valuaole Farm Stock, &c., consisting of 16 HEAD OF riORSES, 10 of which are first class heavy animals, from 5 to 7 yea:s old, thoroughly staunch, and accustomed to general farm work...
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. PORT PHILLIP HEADS. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 14 March 1865
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. PORT PHILLIP HEADS. ARRIVED. Sunday, 12th March-Suffolk, ship, from-London; Alicia, brig, from Newcastle. Monday, 13th March.-Charles Edward, steamer, from Sale; Derwont, steamer, and Boomerang', schooner, from Hobartown; Sarah Ann, schooner, and Matador, barque, from Newcastle. SAILED. Sunday, 12th March.-Kobecca, schoonor, Bitter Beer, schooner, and Urania, for Warrnambool; M'D. Stewart, Bchooner, and Gem, schooncr, for Belfast; Jet, schooner, for Port M'Donnoll; Star of England, ship, for Calutta; Sophia K. Der Nooderlsndcr, ship, for Batavia; James Wishart, ship, for London; Southern Ocean, ship, and Chapin, ship, for Callao; Union, schooner, for New castle; Schoolboy, barque, for Richmond River; Wonga Wonea, for Sydnoy. PROJECTED DEPARTURES. For London.-Norfolk, 21st March ; Royal Standard, 1st April; Wellosley, Cth April. Suffolk, 27th April. For Liverpool.-Groat Britain, lath March. For Sydnoy.-The steamers of tho A. N. S. Com pany, regularly. For Gipps...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 14 March 1865
QTEAM TO ENGLAND £5 UNDER SIXTY DAYS. -BLACK BALL and EAGLE iss® LINES of PACKETS.-Steam from Melbourne to Liverpool-The well-known and favorite steamship GREAT BRITAIN, 3500 tonB, 500-liorse power. Johh GRAY, Com mander, is appointed to leave Hobson's Bay on Wednesday, 15th March, and will eail punctually on tbe day advertised. Tlie rapidity and regularity with which the Great Britain performs her passages have earned for her a world-wide fame, and justly established her reputa tion as tho most celebrated steamship afloat._ Her last seven passages to this colony were made in 55, 02 63, C1> 58> and 60 ^ays, 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 are entirely avoided. THE SALOON iaa magnificent apartment, entirely re-decorated, and the Btate-rooms, which are very large and o...
MELBOURNE WEEKLY STOCK AND SHARE MARKET. Melbourne, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 14 March 1865
MELBOURNE WEEKLY STOCK! AND SHARE MARKET. Melbourne, Saturday. Messrs J. B. WERE and SON report The share markot has been activo throughout tlio week, and a good goneral demand exists lor stock. Mining shares are in continued favor. DEBENTURES.-Victoria Government local C per cents are unchanged in quotations. No sales have been re corded, nor lias thero been any movement in any other bonds. BANKS.-Colonial-The demand has improved, and Bales at £8 lOshavo been of daily occurrence, £8 10s is no«v tho quoted buying, and i'S 12s Gd selling rate; tiio market is hard. Nationals have not been dealt in, 8ollers asking £0 2s Cd, which is a little wide of the buy ing rate £6 17B 6d. Victoria continue to bring £40 and cannot bo bought under. Tho demand is not largo. New South Wales, £40, £41 IDs. GAS.-Ballarat aro offered at £7 7s Gd, buyers at £G 15s. Collingwood and Fitzroy aro iu tho market at £6 15s, and probably a less offer would get shares, no de clared buyers over £6 10s. Melbourne wo...
COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE. BALLARAT SHARE MARKET. Monday evening. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 14 March 1865
COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE. BALLARAT SHARE MARKET. Monday ovcninc. Messrs James Smith and Walter Kington report tho following sales made this day :-Lalla llookhs, Spring dallah, £7; Premiers, Pittield Plains, £1 17s Gd; Scottish and Cornish, £9; Haidee, alluvial and quartz, Spring Hill, £1 premium; St. George United, Sevas topol, £10. Melbourne, Monday ovoning. Export entries Tvoro passod at tlio Customs to-day on 20 oz 15 dwt of gold, for shipment as follows, viz:-14 oz 5 dwt per Groat Britain, for Livorpool, and G oz 10 dwfc, per Horo, forDunedin. Tho import markets liavo oponed quietly to-day. Sugars havo boen sold at firm rates: counters at £37 5s duty paid, and rations at £31 in bond. Nearly all tho kerosene oil is out of first hands, and trade parcels havo changed handsj at 3s 7d to 3s 7Ad. Flour is without alteration. Tho brokers of tho Melbourne Stoelc Exehango report tho following sales this day:-Bank Victoria, Melbourno Bogistor, £40; Beohivo quartz, Maldon, £7 5s; Catherino ...
AUCTION SALES. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 14 March 1865
AUCTION SALES. ' I HEPBURN AND LEONARD, at the Corporation Yards, at 1 o'clock-cattle and sheep, &c. J. S. CABVBU, in Lydiard street north, at 12 o'clock -a cottage and furniture, &c. I. DEAN, at Al street, at 12 o'clock-a cottage, fur niture, piano, &c. A. KELLY, at Craig'a Royal Hotel, at 12 o'clodk right to charge at gatea at Park (or review.
LETTER TO THE EDITOR. THE BALLARAT BANK. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 14 March 1865
LETTER TO THE EDITOR. THE BALLAKAT I3A.NK. HiR,-in reply to " Mercator's" letter in this day'a Star, his first question is answered by the pros pectus:-The Company will be incorporated 83 a Banking Company under the 27th Victoria, No. 190, with such limited liability to the nharcholders as ttiu Aot provides. Depositors will have the security of a first lien on the entire proparty of the Bank, in cluding mortgages, bills, and other securities held by the company, and also upou the uncalled-up capital; and every shareholder will be liable for debts in curred by tho company while he wus a member to the full amount of hi3 shares-such liability con tinuing for a year alter the shareholder may liavo parted with his shares. Under the 41st section of the company's statute twice every year a detailed j account, verified in the manner prescribed by tho Act, must be published, together with the names of the proprietors for the time being; the depositors will then see who they are dealing with,...
BOROUGH COUNCIL OF BALLARAT EAST. Monday, 13th March. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 14 March 1865
BOROUGII COUNCIL OF BALLARAT EAST. Monday) 13 th March. Present-Cr Dyte in the chair, andCrsDodds, Turpie, Steinfeld, Downes, Anderson, and Fussell. Correspondence.-The Town Clerk read the fol lowing letters:-From the Crown Law offices, ask ing suggestions to be forwarded respecting the Municipal Law Consolidation Bill. From the Bun garee lioad Board, agreeing to the terms proposed by the Council for the establishment of new toll gates.-Agreed to be considered with the order of the day on the Bubject. From the Secretary of the Bal larat Agricultural Society, asking the Council's patronage towards the grain Bhow.-The request was complied with. From the Town Clerk, Ingle wood, requesting the co-operation of the Council to procure the insertion of certain resolutions in the proposed Municipal Act.-The request was complied with. From tho Town Clerk, Ballarat, forwarding a resolution arrived at at the last meeting, agreeing to Mr Rowand arbitrating in tho case of Rowe and Havelock street...
MINING INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 14 March 1865
MINING INTELLIGENCE. The severity of the weather on Monday had a great effect upon business generally in the town, and the Corner was very nearly deserted during the worst portion of the day, the Exchange not being yet accepted apparently as a place of resort, or not being yet formally opened for business. A good few transactions took place nevertheless, and the im proved prices in some kinds of stock reported in our yesterday's issue were maintained. Premiers changed hands at from £1 13s 9d to £l 17s 6d; Confluence, Daylesford, £24 ; Falcon, £2; Lilla liookh, £6 12s Gd to £7 5s; Lord Malmsbury, £3; Cambrian, £9; Nelson, £23 15s, £24; Golden Empire, £85, £87; Exchequer, £173, £174; Robin Hood, £119; Lone Star, Malmsbury, £2 10s; Golden Horn, £36 10s; Wallaby, £104; Cape Clear, £197; Koh-i-Noor, £49, cum div. The Great Redan Extended Company's yield ,for the last fortnight was 872 oz, and yesterday's yield 102 oz,. At a meeting of the board yesterday it wa3 decided that all the debtB...
COUNCIL OF LEXTONSHIRE. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 14 March 1865
1 nit COUNCIL OF LEXTONSUIRE. ine Council met at its office, Lexton, on the 8th instant, present Councillors Kobertson (President), Leatmonth, Schultze, and Glapperton. The secre tary read the following letters:-From the bunk, noting receipt of moneys. From Enoch Chambers, announcing that the portablo stone-breaking machine was ready for delivery.-The secretary was in structed through Cr Simaon to make arrangements for its transmission as soon as possible to the Springs, where the main road works will bo commenced for the year. Cr Schultze consented to reccive and take charge of the machine. From the Araratshire Council, intimating tho com pletion of the contract for the repairs of the ElmliurBt and Crowlands bridges, and requesting one moiety of the coBt, viz, £94 193.-The amount waB passed for payment. From the Riponshiro Council, soliciting the co-operation of the Council in erecting a bridge and approaches over the Waterloo Creek, Lexton and Beaufort road.-This communi cation wa...
LATEST INTELLIGENCE. TELEGRAPHIC DESPATCHES. [PER GHEVILLE AND BIRD, RECTER'S AGENTS.] VICTORIA. BEECHWORTH, 13th March. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 14 March 1865
LATEST INTELLIGENCE. TELEGRAPHIC DESPATCHES. [PER GHEVILLE AND BIRD, BECTER'S AGENTS."1 VICTORIA. BEECUWOEIH, 13th March. Mr Jolin Mack ay lias been shot by Morgan at Wanguina, on the Billabong, about 50 miies from the Murray. Mr Mackay is a brother of Dr Mackay, of Tarrawingee, near Beechworth, and the owner of tbe Wanguina Station in New South Wale3. Mr Mackay died of his wound on Friday morning. There are no particulars to hand. SANDHURST, 13th March. The enquiry into the cause of the death of the man Cooper, who was found dead in the Black Swan Hotel, has been continued to-day, and there has been great excitement. There has been a change in the weather. Slight showers have fallen accompanied by thunder and lightning. QDBBNSCLIFF, 13th March. Arrived, 5*20 p.m.: Matador, barque, from New castle.
NEWS AND NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 14 March 1865
NEWS AND NOTES. His Excellency, by telegram from his aide-de camp, Captain Tyler, haa informed the Borough Councils of Ballarat and Ballarat Bast that he -will receive the joint address of the councils on his arrival in Ballarat by the afternoon train this day. 'l'he address was prepared yesterday, and is brief and commendably appropriate. The order of pro ceedings for to-day is simply that already an nounced. The Ballarat Rangers will muster at half-past two p.m., and will proceed to the railway terminus to form a guard of honor to his Ex cellency. The Ballarat troop of cavalry -will also muster, but at one o'clock, and will hold itself in readiness to be an escort to the vice-iegal party. The borough councils will pro ceed to the terminus to be in readiness to receive the Governor and his suite, for whom carriages will be provided by the borough authorities. The ad dress from the two councils will be presented to His Excellency at the terminus, after which His Excel lency's, wishe...
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. ADELAIDE, 13th March. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 14 March 1865
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. ADELAIDE, 13th Alarchi A steamer was sighted about midnight on Satur I day off. the Glenelg, and between twelve and one o'clock Bhe Sired two rockets. These were replied to | by a Bimilar number of rockets fired from the jetty, and the telegraph, agents' and mail boats put off, it being believed that the mail steamer had arrived. No steamer however could be found, and it is now believed that the vessel Bighted was the Shenandoah waiting outside to procure late papera from the , branch mail Bteamer. Sales of wheat have been made at 8a $d per bushel, and there are more buyers at that figure. The remains of the lato Hon. VYm. Nicholson, whose death took place at an early hour on Friday morning last, were on Monday consigned to tliB grave. The funeral cortege left the residence of the deceased at St. Kilda about half-past 1 o'clock, and consisted of a hearse drawn by four horses and five mourning coaches, together with about fifty private carriages. When tho procession ...
NEW SOUTH WALES. SYDNEY, 13th March. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 14 March 1865
NEW SOUTH WALES. SYDNEY, 13th March. Yesterday, Hall, Gilbert and Dunn stuck up the j gold eBCort from Araluen and Braidwood, and after a I smart fight with the policemen in charge, carried off 1500 ounces of gold. Two policemen were ebot in the fray, the details, howerer, are not yet to hand. The Wonga Wonga will be the branch mail steamer this month to carry the English mails from Adelaide, She trill sail for Melbourne en route on Saturday next. The barque Camilla, bound to Launceston, has put in here owing to a head wind blowing. 6.45 p.m. Latest news of the bushrangers.-The gold was | not taken. The bushrangers were repulsed. Ono trooper was shot in the breast.
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. ADELAIDE, 14th March. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 15 March 1865
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. ADELAIDE, 14th March. Messrs Ayers, English, Bonney,Tusford, Magarey, Morpeth, Angas, and Bagot were tc-day declared elected members of the Legislative Council. The elections lor the Assembly ere finished. Messrs Iiankine aud Dunu have been elected for Mount Barker; Messrs Button and Coglin for Light (?); and Messrs Watte and Williams for Flinders. The Advertiser, thi3 morning, describes the con duct of the Victurian Government in tacking the TarilT on to the Appropriation Act as extraordinary and tyrannical. Messrs Stow, Wearing, and Andrews have each received the appointment of Queen's Counsel. Wheat is worth 9s. A sale of 25 Sons of Stevens' flour is reported at £21 153 per ton. ArrireJ-ilarion lijnny, Irom Brisbane. Sailed, 5 p.m.-Cooroa;', for Melbourne. 15th March, 2 a.m. The Ministry is c-xneetcd. to resign to-morroiv The Attorney-General difficulty is not settled. A deputation from the Borough Council of Clunes consisting of Councillors Nublo and Murks, and ...