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GERMANY. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 16 March 1865
GERMANY. The smaller States of Germany are still consider iog whether or not it is possible so to organise them selves as to avoid being eaten. The plan which finds moat favor is to dissolve the Confederation, and unite all the little States into one Power, a plan which assuredly will not work. In the first place, the new Power will not be a State, but merely a smaller Federation with Bavaria and Saxony for rulers instead of Austria and Prussia. In the second place, the great- monarchies once released from the Federal bond would eat up the duchies at pleasure; and in the third, the small States are by no means unanimous. Hanover, surrounded as she is by Prussia, hardly dare accept the scheme, Baden cer tainly will not. Mecklenburg-Scliwerin ia too closely allied with. Prussia, and as to the little Duchies they can be coerced or bought at discretion. There remain Bavaria, Wurtemberg, aud Saxony, States large enough, to form a kiugdorn if united, but really di vided in creed, in habit...
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. ADELAIDE, 15th March. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 16 March 1865
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. ADELAIDE, 15th March, Two of the Ministry will probably resign to morrow. Private advices by the mail report that the Iri quois, Federal war steamer, on leaving Galle, in tended to make for King George's Sound. Sale3 of wheat have been made to-day at 93 3d, and flour has realised £22 per ton. The wheat sales were for delivery ten day3 hence. The Penola s.s. sailed for Melbourne at 5 p.m.
ROME. THE POPE'S ENCYCLICAL LETTER. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 16 March 1865
ROME. Tin; POPE'S ENCYCLICAL LETTER. The issue of this document haa been already an nounced. The numerous propositions which it con tains embrace a wide field, and relate to almost every form of progress in thought or policy. Rationalism is strongly condemned. Civil and religious liberty, and a free press, ere declared not to be necessary for the well-being of a State, and the ecclesias tical power is stated to be by Divine right distinct from and independent of the civil power. The whole purport of the letter is to show the necessity for the authority of the Catholic Church in order to the happiness of the world. Subjoined is a brief digest of this re markable document:-His holiness reminds the prelates that his predecessors have never failed to state and condemn the errors against the fundamen tal principles of religion spread throughout socicty, and in particular against the lioman Catholic Church. He adds that from the commencement of his pontificate ho has invariably rebuked th...
LATEST INTELLIGENCE. Home News Office, 26th January. AMERICA. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 16 March 1865
LATEST INTELLIGENCE. Home News OJ)lcst 2Gth January. AMERICA. Tho news from America is still unusually barren of military events. We iiear much of preparations, and sotuo movements are reported which may prove preliminary to important undertakings; but there are no operations of consequence. The armies before Richmond and Peters trarg have for some time ceased to be the most active of the Federal forces, and the only change reported from that quarter is the super cession of General Butler by General Ord, an able and well tried soldier. General Sherman is stated iu Richmond papers to bo concentrating his army at Hardeeville, in South Carolina, to the north of the Savannah River; he is therefore preparing to advance. The state ment that General Lee i3 about to place himself at the head ot an army to oppose him, comes as a mere Washington rumor; but the estimation in which Sherman's military qualities are held at Richmond makes it iar from probable. The accounts from the South-west are...
DENMARK. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 16 March 1865
DENMARK. The project of the new constitution, arranged to meet the altered circumstances of the State, has just be*n published. In its essential points it is the same us the fundamental law of the 5th of June, 1849. It guarnnlees the same liberty to the citizenj, maintains the principle of universal suffrage for the elections of the Jb"oliict!iiuy, auJ, aa regards the Landsthing, diflers only in the manner of voting the estimates nnd in the establishment of au interval of two years between the ordinary meeting of the ltiKsdag. * Tiie Minister of Finance has submitted a bill to the liigsraad, throwing the coasting trade open to all nations who will grant a similar privilege to Danish shipping.
FIGHT FOR THE CHAMPIONSHIP BETWEEN WORMALD AND MARSDEN. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 16 March 1865
FIGHT FOR THE CHAMPIONSHIP BE TWEEN WOKMA.LD AND MARSDEN. (From the Home Hews.) On 3rd January, the day originally intended an attempt was made to bring the above event to a settlement. Unable to procure a special train, the promoters of the' figlit were compelled to venture upon a journey by the morning " paper traia" from Euston Square to Marston Gate, a retired station near Aylesbury. Here the ring was formed, but the police interfered, and a move was made for a iresh spot near Leighton Buzzard, but the authori ties were determined that the battle should not take place, and pursuing the " warlike party,'' the inter esting " mill" was at length abandoned, and the referee ordered an adjournment to town. On the following morning, at about 8 o'clock, the parties proceeded to the London aud Brighton station, where the clerks were suddenly and Bomewhat clamor ously called upon for "returns to Three Bridges." The unusual demand for passes necessarily aroused the suspicion of the officia...
THE BALL. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 16 March 1865
TIIE BALL. > A grand volunteer ball was held in tbe evening in llie hall of the Mechanics' Institute, and was very numerously attended. Although the hull was not decorated at all the ball did not lads in brilliancy of appearance. The officers of the volunteer staff and the offietrs of the several corps in town were in attendance, and their uniforms ur.d those of the se veral members of the diflf.rent corps present lent a pltasiiii: variety to the picture, which &lt;vas of course heightened in its gaiety by tile still more diversified and we presume we should say equally or more elegant costumes ol the ladies. Dancing began soon after ten o'clock, aud was kept up with briel inter missions until the morning had nearly dawned. Mr Schrudtr's string band was iu attendance, and Mr Piper presided at the piano. We should mention that a new polka was played on this occasion, and mm the production of Sir Austin T. Turner, the well-known mupic master and the conductor of the B.illar...
THE NATIONAL GRAIN SHOW. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 16 March 1865
THE NATIONAL GRAIN SHOW. The National Show of Grain, Farm and Dairy Produce, &c, under the auspices of the Board of Agriculture, in conjunction with the Ballarat Agri- cultural Society, was held iu the Show-yards, Lake Wendouree, Ballarat, on Wednesday, 15th March. The circumstances under which this conjunction of the funds of the Board of Agriculture with those of the local society was made for the purpose of elicit- ing the fullest competition in grain, have already met with all necessary detail, and it is only requisite for us now to state that Wednesday's show was commensurate to the pretensions that had been formed of it. The importance of the occasion had drawn to it an unusual amount of interest, though it must be admitted that other public celebrations going on in town contributed greatly to deprive the show of the concourse of visitors usual on such occasions. If, however, there was on absence of mere onlookers, there was an abundance of professed agriculturists, wh...
NEWS BY THE MAIL. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 17 March 1865
NEWS BY THE MAIL. Tho iron letter sent some time ago to England from Pennsylvania, as the thinnest sheet of iron yet rolled in the world," has elicited numerous competi tors in Great Britain, and has at laBt been signally beaten. The eheet in question was tho 1000th part of an inch in thickness. Two other samples have been made. One of them, rolled from common iron in the ordinary sheet millB of Swan Village, West Bromwich, is 1015th part of an inch thick, is very tough, and has a very good even surface. The other specimen, which at present beara away the palm, con sists of two sheets, measuring S by 5J inches, weigh ing respectively 49 and 49J grains, and being the 1400th part of an inch in thickness. These marvels of ironrolling were produced at the Marshfield Iron Works, Llanellv. About 10,000 pieces of Roman money, principally of the reigns of Augustus, Tiberius, Claudiuoand Nero, have just been discovered in the bed of the Mayenne, at St. Leonard. Their presence is ex plained b...
GOVERNMENT GAZETTE. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 17 March 1865
GOVERNMENT GAZETTE. The following notifications appear in Tuesday's Government Gazelle: NOTICE TO HOLDERS or MININO LEASES.-Several cases having been brought under my notice in which, in consequence of the holders of certain gold and mineral leases neglecting to maintain the posts defining the boundaries of their leaseholds, holders of miner's-rights have unknowingly occupied por tions of such leased lands, and after incurring ex penses in working the same, have, after their dis covering payable gold or mineral therein, been ejected by the lessees as trespassers: It is hereby notified to all holders of mining leases that upon complaint being made and proof furnished to this department, that the posts required by the covenants of any lease to be erected and maintained on the leased land arc not so maintained in their proper positions, the lease will be liable to forfeiture. ESCORT AHKANGEMENTS.- On and after the 21st inst, the escorts from Dayiesford, Talbot, Avoca, and Tamagulla, to...
THE GOVERNOR'S TOUR THROUGH BALLARATSHIRE. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 17 March 1865
THE GOVERNOR'S TOUR THROUGH BAL LARA.TSHIRE. His Excellency and suite, as noticed in our pre vious issue, after leaving the National Grain Show, on Wednesday afternoon, proceeded to Ceres, the residence of Mr Thomas Bath, at Lsarmonth, with the view of commencing tho tour of the agricultural district on Thursday morning. It had been sup posed that his Excellency would before leaving Bal larat havo appeared at the review, but the lateness of the hour at which he left the show prevented him conveniently doing so. Ilis Excellency arrived at Mr Bath's residence shortly before six o'clock on Wednesday, and both he and Lady Darling expressed themselves highly pleased with the cordial reception afforded them on their arrival, and also with the ap pearance of the portion of the district through which they had travelled. The township of Learmonth put on quite a gala appearance on Thursday morning. A splendid arch of green boughs ornamented with flowers and tho words " Learmonth Welcomes the ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 17 March 1865
ADVERTISEMENTS. HOTICES OP CALLS. BAND OF HOPE GOLD MINING COMPANY (Registered), Brown Hill.-Two Calls of one pound each per share are made due and payable at the company's office on or before the 20th and 27th instant respectively. SAMUEL DEEBLE, Manager. CHEAVY G. M. CO. (Registered), Glenlyon. A Call (the Gth) of one pound (£1) per share has been made on the capital of the above company, payable ou or before 23rd inst., at the Colonial Uuuk, Bank, Daylesford, or to HENRY VOWELL, Manager, Vincent street, Daylesford, 14th March, 1865. LAST CHANCE G. M. CO. (Registered), Brandy liot,^ near Daylesford.-A Call of one pound (£1) per 90th share has been made on the capital of the above company, payable on or before 25th inst., at the Bank of Victoria, Daylesford, or to G. R. GR1SEN, Manager. Vincent street, Daylesford, 14th March, 1SG5. LORD iMAL MESBURY G. M. CO. (Registered), Malmesbury.-NOTICE.-A Call (the second) of 10a per 500th share is made due and payable at the Company's office...
BUNGAREE DISTRICT ROAD BOARD. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 17 March 1865
BUNGAREE DISTRICT ROAD BOARD. A meeting of the BuDgaree District Koad Board was held on Monday last. Present-Messrs Bent ley (in the chair), Corcoran and Mungovao. It was resolved-'. That a rato be made of eighteenpence in the pound upon the net. annual value of all tho rate able property in the district." Mr Bentley asked and obtained leave to postpone the motion of which he gave notice to the last meeting of the Board. Besalved-"That the Surveyor be instructed to survey a line of road from Harry Bealea' Swamp to the Junction." UeEolved-"That tliejfollowing account-be paid: M'lnerney, wageB, &c, £12 2j." The Board adjourned till 27th inst.
ENGLISH COMMERCIAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 17 March 1865
ENGLISH COMMERCIAL. Tho Home News of tho 201U January, says: Tho period of tension in tho money market which lias moro or less prevailed throughout tho past year is at least drawing to a close. Oil tho 12th of January tho bank rato was lowered to 5.J per cent., and there aro almost positive indications of a further reduc tion within a short interval. However gloomy tho commercial retrospect may therefore be, tho futuro appears hopeful. It is true that our foreign trado is still suflering from tho exceptional measures which the bank directors, through the strin gent operation of their charter, were bound to take for their own protection, but in tho course of a month or two a revival may be expected. Our home trado is in a satisfactory position, and, with thoassuranco that pe-ice w^ll bo maintained in Europe, wo have every reason to countupon a good business for the new year. Tho stock markets continuo dull, and thero aro many complaints of tho absence of general business. From the Ti...
BOROUGH COUNCIL OF SEBASTOPOL. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 17 March 1865
BOROUGH COUNCIL OF SEBASTOPOL. Tliis Council met in its chambers on Thursday afternoon, Present-The Mayor, Crs Richards, Rowlands, Dickenson, and Robinson. The Clerk read the following letters:-From W. F. Pleydell, vainer, advising tlie Council to state a case lor the opinion of the Council's solicitor ia reference to a portion of clause 30, New Borough Act, viz., " Whether the whole of the plant of mining claims on the surface is rateable?" The writer pointed out that the word mint only was mentioned; nothing whatever was said about plant on the surface. From the Secretary of the General Post Office, stat ing that the postal business at Scbastopol was not sufficient to justify the outlay for the postal accom modation required, viz., a letter-carrier. From the Secretary for Mines, stating that the letter relative to the intended application for a prant of £3600 for the construction of water-works in the Borough of Sebuetopol, would bo submitted to the Minister of Mines. From the Oro...
EXPORTS FROM THE UNITED KINGDOM TO THE COLONY OF VICTORIA. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 17 March 1865
EXPORTS FROM THE UNITED KINGDOM TO THE COLONY OF VICTOIUA. Tho following is a comparative statcmont showing- tlio | total of exports for tho months ending 12th January, 1865 and lS'Jl, from Great Britain to tho colony of Vic toria: Name of Articles. Agricultural implements ... Alo and beer-in bulk In glass Apparel aud slops Bagging Gunnies ana sacks ... ? Woolp&cks Barley and malt Blankets JBooks Brushwaro _ ... Building materials-Bricks Gomont Slates Canvas Candles Carpets and rugs Cottons-plain Colored Printed Cottons, woollens, and delaino Covers and counterpanes... Cordage and twin© ... Coals and coke Confectionery Corks Drugs and cliomicals Earthenware Fiali (salt) Flanuels Fruits Glas3 and glassware Glass (plato) Gunpowder Hardware and ironmongery Hats-straw Silk Hats aud caps, felt, &c) ... Habcrdasliory Hosiery Hops Leather-wrought... Linens ... Metals-Bar and rod iron.. £ brls brls £ No. No. bush £ £ £ No. tons No. £ cwt £ £ £ £ £ £ £ tons £ lb . £ £ > £ ...
POLICE. DISTRICT COURT. Thursday, 15th March. (Before the Police Magistrate.) [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 17 March 1865
POLICE. DISTRICT COURT. Thursday, 1 Glh March, (Before the Police Magistrate.) ROWDYISM.-Andrew and Bernard Kennedy were charged with having assaulted the police at Gordon. Mr liyall aeked for a remand till Tuesday next, and Mr M'Ccrmick for the prisoners consented, bail being allowed. Remand ordered accordingly. LARCENY AND DISOBEYING A SUMMONS,-TUos, Burrows was charged with having disobeyed a sum . mons of the court. He was also charged with hav ing stolen some vegetables and copper coins, tlie pro perty of Ah Suev, a Chinese gardener at Mount Plea sant. Mr Lewis for the prosecution, Mr Finn for the prisoner. The prosecutor and hia witnesses de posed that, the prisoner had stolen,a basket o£ peas and other vegetables Irom the Port Phillip Hotel door, and when pursued and found in a blacksmith's shop near by, the prisoner tried to hide the basket and refused to give it up. There were aleo about 7s 01 worth of coppcr coins in the basket, which the prisoner stole. The Prisoner's cou...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 17 March 1865
.« 'HE undersigned is prepared to make Cash i Advances on wheat, oats, and barley, consigned to him for sale or storage. WILLIAM EAVES, Agent for William Dejravea' guaranteed silli dressed flour. STAR AGENCY. SMTTHESDALE, SOARSDALE, AND BROWNS. DVERTISERS in the above district are parti ticulary requested to forward their advertise ments through Mr G. J.JONES, Printer, Smythea 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 through any other source. 6th March, 1865.
AUCTION SALES. THIS DAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 17 March 1865
AUCTION SALES. THIS DAY. O'FARRELL and SON-Horses, cattle, waggons, ma chinery, furniture, &c., &c., at Learmontb, at 12 o'clock. J. S. CARVER-Wines, spirits, groceries, horses, drays, &c, at the Hard Hills, at 11 o'clock.