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NEW SOUTH WALES. SYDNEY, 14th March. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 15 March 1865
NEW SOUTH WALES. SYDNEY, 14th March. The Lsnton troupe opened here lust night, with every promise of a preat success. The house was crammed, and the performances took wc-Il. A large fire has to-day broken out in West Mait land, whereby Cohen's store and the Commercial Bank have been consumed. The fire was raging till a late hour. Cohen was insured for over £40,000. Tho Commercial Bank saved its books and money.
LATEST INTELLIGENCE. TELEGRAPHIC DESPATCHES. [PER GREVILLE AND BIRD, REUTER'S AGENTS.] VICTORIA. DONNELLY'S CREEK, 14th March. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 15 March 1865
LATEST INTELLIGENCE. TELEGRAPHIC DESPATCHES. [PEE GEEVILLZ AND BIED, REDTEII'S AGENTS."] VICTORIA. DONNELLY'S CUEEK, 14tU March. An application 1ms been mado for the lease of Donnelly's Quartz Mining Company's claim. A drive has been put in from the deep shaft GO feet to 'he eastward, in which a rich leader has been struck. The reef it is expected will be cut at 75 feet. Ex perienced working miners are wanted on Stringers. Sandhurst, 14th March. . The inquest on John Cooper's remains was ad journed at a late hour last night till 7 o'clock this evening, when it was resumed. H. Clancy, the land lord of the Black Swan, was brought before the Police Court to-day, and charged with the wilful murder of John Cooper, and was formally remanded pending the verdict of the coroner's jury. He ap peared in custody at the inquest. 15 th March, 2 a.m. The inquest respecting the death of John Cooper terminated at one o'clock a.m. Clancy ha3 been committed for trial on a charge of manslaughter. Great...
COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 15 March 1865
COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE. Exports for the past month to Adelaide, .£12,370; | Melbourne and Qeelong, £002,0-19; Sydney, £423.621, Discount five per cent, altered on 26th to three eighth. Exchequer hills, par to 4 pre-minm. WOOL Makket.-On the whole this market ; closed well. Nearly alt old wool left ill stock has been cleared. The new clip will find a ready market. The rates current last year are improbable, as a large iacreaao of over fifty thousand bales in 1S64, and the further develop njent expected will induce great caution, Eino combing wools are not sought for, and specimens at Bradford are still running on coarser growths for the present year. There is a fair demand for all cheap, well selected lots for buyers, at a penny to a I penny half-penny advance. This applies chiefly to I faulty Sydney and low-priced Capes, for which there has been some enquiry, chiefly for export. PBOD0CE,-HIDES.-Good quantity Australian offered: greater -part meeting a fair sale at full prices. Spir...
The Ballarat Star. DAILY ISSUE. WEDNESDAY, 15th MARCH, 1865. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 15 March 1865
DAILY ISSUE. WEDNESDAY, 15m MAllCII, 18C5. THE great public meetings that. Lave recently been held here and in Melbourne Lave a sig nificance of tbeir own outside and bej'ond their special purport. Called to discuss the question of free-trade or protection to native industry thej' degenerated, in nearly every case, into -mere turbulent demonstrations, in which the attempt was hardly made to argue the subject lor which the meetings were palled, or if it was made, there was little or no disposition on the part of the persons as sembled to hear any argument except on the Bide that happened to be most numerously represented at the particular meeting. It may be true that most men go to a meeting with their minds made up, and that very few persons indeed ever get their convictions altered by the orators of the occasion. The value of a public meeting is, chiefly, that it is a demonstration in favor of some particular principle or course of action, and serves as a justification for reaching...
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 15 March 1865
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. Arrivals:-Prom Melbourne-Essex, Julia, Par mer. From Sydney-Maid of Judab. Departures:-For Melbourne-Tbo Vernon, Lot tie, Warren, Spirit of the Storm, George II. Warren, William Duthie, Clyde, Swiftsure, Elphinatone. For Sydney-John Dutbie, Jason, Canaan. For Nelson -Rose. For Hobarton-Indus. For Moreton Bay -Lindsborough and Iianger.
NEWS AND NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 15 March 1865
NEWS AND NOTES. The branch mail steamer, with tho South Aus tralian poition of the January mails from Europe, was sighted at Glenelg about three o'clock yester day afternoon. Our telegraphic summary of the news will be found in the supplement to this day's issue. The news did not reach Ballarat before a late hour yesterday evening. The visit of His Excellency and Lady Darling to Eallarat did not take place on Tuesday as expected. Early in the morning the Town Clerk of Ballarat West received the following telegram from Captain Tyler, Ilia Excellency's A.D.C:-"In consequence of the state of the weather Lady and Miss Darling are prevented from visiting Ballarat, but if the weather improved the Governor will arrive in time to visit the exhibition as originally proposed, but un accompanied by the ladies." A similar telegram was received by the secretary of the Agricultural Society. As that information was extremely indefinite a tele gram was sent to the A.D.O., stating that the weather w...
REUTER'S TELEGRAM. NEW YORK, 14th January. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 15 March 1865
REUTEK'S TISLEGBASI. NEW YOUK, 14th January. The Confederate Congress has appointed fifteen Commissioners to proceed North to confer on the subject ci peace. Mr Francis Clair has arrived from Richmond, it is believed on a peace mission. A second expedition has tailed for Wilmington. General llacd is reported to be fortifying himself at Corinth. General Forrest is concentrating his forces at Paris, Tennessee. The Federals capturcd Benok-y, in 'West Vir ginia. Fighting is progressing near Mobile. New YORK, 19th January. The Federals have captured Fort Fisher, Wil mington, vrith 72 guns and 2500 men. It is rumored that Sir Clair v. ill return to Uich mond, accompanied by a Federal official representa tive. 'I he Richmond papers assert that President Davis hag consented to receivo or send a peace commis sioner. President Lincoln has disowned any order to General Dix to enter Canada. All commanders are to report to Washington before invading neutral territory. Seward lias issued an order...
VITAL STATISTICS OF BALLARAT. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 15 March 1865
VITAL STATISTICS OF JBALLARAT. Return of the births and deaths registered in Bal larat during the month of February, 1865: - The births of 68 boys and 90 girla, or in all of 158 children were registered in Ballarat during the month of February. Of these 69 occurred in Bal larat West, 52 in Ballarat East, and 37 in the out lying districts. Included were 4 illegitimate births. In the previous month the registered births num bered 152, viz., 82 of boys and 70 of girls. The uuuha registered in February numbered 51, viz., 33 of males and 18 oi lemales. The births thus exceeded the deaths by 107. In January the recorded deaths numbered 33, or 13 less than in the month under review. The following table shows tho deaths which took place in Ballarat WfcBt, Ballarat East, and the eubur oan districts, distinguishing the sexe3 and persons over and under live years of age: Districts. |MALE*. o Ballarat West Ballarat East Suburban Districts Total ... 23 10 13 5 18 The deaths occurred in the follo...
AMERICA. NEW YORK, 11th January. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 15 March 1865
AMERICA. NETT YORK, 11th January. The military situation before Bichmond is un changed. General Grant despatched an expedition under Warren to deBtroy the Weldon railroad, with mills and depots, to prevent the Confederates from re ceiving supplies by that road. Warren destroyed the bridge across Notoatary Eiver, and 15 miles of railroad, but found the Confederates so strongly entrenched near Vicksford that further progress was effectually barred. ButlerB' Dutch Gap Canal proved a total failure. An attempt was made to open it, but the earth fell in and closed up the channel. It is reported that Lee has been appointed com mander-in-chief of all the Confederate armies. It is stated that he is' preparing to assume the offensive against Grant's army of the Potomac. The Richmond papers assert that Lee has written officially to the Confederate Congress, urging tho immediate arming of tho Southern negroes. After a march through Georgia, Sherman suc ceeded in effecting communication with tba...
MINING INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 15 March 1865
MINING INTELLIGENCE. Business was rather dull at the Corner on Tues day. This was possibly in some measure due to the fact that nearly all. the brokers were subpcaaed as witnesses in the prosecution of the late directors of the Franklin Company, on a charge of conspiracy. That case occupied the District Police Court yester day till a late hour, the prosecution not being closed when the Court rose, and the case was adjourned till Saturday, The following sales *ere reported yester day:-Duke of Cornwall (Durham), £100; Con fluence (Daylesford), £20, £21, £22; Lalla Rookb £7, £7 2s 6tl; Premier, £1 15s, £1 17s 6d,£2; Great Kedan Extended, £31; Cambrian, £8 15s, paid-un £13; St. George United, £94. , The Koh-i-Noor Company obtained 110 oz on Monday, and the Extended Band of Hope Company about 70 oz. . In the Court of Mines on Tuesday, it was an announced that the dispute between the United Extended Band of Hope and Hand-in-Hand Com panies had been settled, neither parties to take up bloc...
RUSSIA. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 15 March 1865
RUSSIA. Rmsia baB followed tbo example of Franco in reducing the estimates for the war department in the budget for 18G5. The reduction amounts to twenty-four nnd-a-half millions of roubles for the army, and a reduction of half-a-million of roubles in the navy estimates, com pared with 1864.
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. PORT PHILLIP HEADS. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 15 March 1865
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. PORT PHILLIP HEADS. ARRIVED. Tuesday, 14th March.-Schooner, name unknown; Branch R.M.S., at Glenelij, S.A.; Maria Diedcrra, barque, from Rotterdam; Vanguard, ship, from Liver ool; Lady Itobilliard, schooner, from Belfast; Astrca, arquo, from Calcutta. SAILED. Tuesday, 14th March. - Nil. PROJECTED DEPARTURES. For London.-Norfolk, 21st March: Koyal Standard, 1st April; Wollesloy, Oth April. Suftolk, 27th April. For Liverpool,-Great Britain, 15th March. For Sydney.-Tho steamers of the A. N. S. Com pany, regularly. For Gipps Land.-Charles Edward, ovory Tuesday. The ship Suffolk was berthed alongside tho Hobson's Bay itailivay Pier, Sandridge, early yesterday morning, where slio will diseliargo her cargo, refit, and receive her homeward freight, in our report of her disaster pub lished yosterday a slight inaccuracy occurred, Tho words "forctop.?;iil, with all gear," should have been, "foretopmast, with all gear.-Argus, 14th instant. Tho s.s. Great Britain will proc...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 15 March 1865
s1 U'EAM TO ENGLAND ? UNDER SIXTY DAYS. -BLACK BALL and EAGLE LINES of PACKETS.-Steam from Melbourne to Liverpool.-The well-known and favorite steamship GREAT BRITAIN, 3500 tons, COO-horso power. JOHN GRAY, Com mauder, is appointed to leave Hobeon's Bay on Wednesday, I5th March, and will Bail punctually on ibo day advertised. The 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 the most celebrated steamship afloat. Her last seven passages to this colony wero made in 55, 62, 63, 50, 61, 58, and 60 days, and the return pas sages to Liverpool with similar rapidity, thus proving that the duration of tho voyage can bo relied upon; and, whilst almost as quick as by the Overland mail, the great expenso and frequent changes inseparable from that rl>uto are entirely avoided. THE SALOON in a magnificent apartment, entirely re-decorated, and the state-rooms, which are very large and ai...
COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE. BALLARAT SHARE MARKET. Tuesday evening. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 15 March 1865
COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE. BALLARAT SHARE MARKET. Tuesday evening. Messrs James Smith and Walter Kington reporttho following' sales made this day:-Premier, £2; Lalla Bookbs, £12s Gd; Confluence, £21; Nelson and Welling ton, £2f. Melbourne, Tuesday evening. Export entries were passed at the customs to-day on 6777 oz 15 dwtof gold, for shipment as follows:-158 02 por Norfolk, for London, and 6G19 oz 15 dwt per Groat Britain, for London. Tho mail was telegraphod as being in sight from Adelaide nt 3 o'clock p.m. to-day. Tiio previous dull ness was not docreasod by tho announcement. Business has been confined to actual wants, and wo know of no changes or transactions worthy of record. Java sugars sold at auction at an advanco. Adelaide flour sold at £22 12-. ,1*22 16s, and £2 3 per ton for cash. Messrs Fraser and Co. report having sold at tho Union bonded stores tho cargo of tho Johan Auton,from Foo Chow, at very full prices for nett cash. They also sold at tho Australian Wharf, under inst...
PRUSSIA. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 15 March 1865
PRUSalA. Chambers were opened on the 14th January by the King in person. Hia Majesty informed the Lower Chamber that no concession should be expected from the Crown with regard to the dispute which led to its dissolu tion. Its firot duty was to give effect to the mea sures by government for the reorganisation of the army. In the Bitting of the Chambers Grabow was re 8toe^iY]^til&lt;lioVfi(/,n^eard''ttTikT:tlfe 'Cfisfmber had vainly hoped to come to an understanding with the Government, but eo far was this hope from being reolised that tho liberal press, public functionaries and citizens had been prosecuted. What was for merly considered in Prussia as a virtue in a public functionary was now subjected to a prosecution, and the communal law of 180S had even been threatened. A vied part of the constitu tion had been attacked. It had been sought by military succeEBCo to silence public opinion, which had thrice distinctly declared itself and to force the Chamber of Deputies into ...
HOME. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 15 March 1865
HOME. At the Christmas reception of the Cardinals, the I Pope delivered an allocution. He said that in the present day robbery was committed under the pre test of nationality. The triumph of the church was, however, certain-the day only of that triumph being uncertain. He added that he should depart in peace after witnessing the destruction of the church's enemies. It would triumph by virtue and truth. In reply to the address of the French army of Occupation on New Year's Day, the Pope said that he had always prayed for the Emperor, the army, the clergy, and all French Catholics. Ke would not cease to WCBS Catholics of that nation, the Emperor, the Empress, and the Imperial family, and would pray that all necessary enlightenment might be accorded to them.