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THE DIGGINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigo Advertiser — 19 September 1855
THE DIGGINGS. The population at Myers' Flat still in- creases. The lead appears to be heading for Bullock Creek. The sinking in many places is pretty deep, being from 26 to 40 feet. Many of the claims are what are called three-deckers, gold being found on two bottoms before the pipeclay is reached. Some of the strata are extremely hard, but although the ground is patchy, the deposits at the bottom of many of the holes richly reward the miner for his trouble. We are sorry to learn that there are no police here, and even when an application is made at the police station at Eaglehawk, persons are told that they must go to Bendigo to get any redress. Some new ground has been opened near the Hit and Miss Hotel, Milk-maid Flat, and at German Gully. Operations in quartz are increasing, though it cannot be denied that there is much disap- pointment and loss experienced. A branch reef of the celebrated New Chum has been struck, exceedingly rich. Many of the claims on the reef are yielding li...
THE RIGHT WRONGS NO MAN. To the Editor of the Bendigo Advertiser. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigo Advertiser — 22 September 1855
TIIB RIGHT WRONGS NO MAtf. To the Editor of the Bendltjo Advertiser. I Deau Sib,—On perusing the roporta which appeared in tlio columns of the ' Advertiser' of the late public meetings held in Pall Mall, I find sovoral gross errors occur in my remarks to the diggers, which, I think, if allowed to go uncontradicted, might bo prejudicial to me. The first of those is as follows—I nin made to say in speaking about the:amonded regulations, " that there had been a great contcst, but they had got it, aud, in con scquenco, a memorial was to bo sent to the Governor against the regulations." "What! did nay is as follows—"They wero aware that to protect tlio miners at large from tho would-bo monopo lists, a clause lmd been pasted against a plurality of claims, and that in consequence of that a great outcry had been raised by tho big leaseholders against tho clause in question. That a meeting had been held, and a memorial adopted to the Governor against it, and which they tho monopolists wished...
SANDHUHST PRODUCE MARKETS. September 21. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigo Advertiser — 22 September 1855
9ANDHUHST PitODUCE MARKETS, Our market throughout iho Trook had boon mot with otidmitly ft Jjettor faelitiiy, Adrico* of an improvement in the Melbourne Tfj^rkst has had a Bitailar oiTeck horo, causing holdors to bo firm, Oata (Scotch) havo advanced. Sales hav« been effected at Oa. Cd, Thore aro buyoraof quantities at 9a. ran hna advanced 9d. par bushel. Oaten Hay—*for« onqulry« at last quotations. Tlour Is rather Armor, and may bo quoted at £48/&lt;?r Adolalda. Ric« roraains Arm. ytoi'B.—Adelaide, £48 per ton; Chilian. £14 ©at*.—Scotch, Op, to 1(R per buRlial. , Brak.—-l«. C*l. t&lt;? 4?. Od. per buaheL HAY.—Oaten, £10 to £20 por ton. fluoxiu—"Mauritius, £10 per ton; Cowipore, MY, ^Rtcb.—Pntna, £13 to fJ-i por ton. pAHnLES.—Jielmont, 2a.per lb.; tallow, 1®.—dull m1«. pCTTER.—Cork, Us. to 2a. 2cL por lb. ?'icki.ep.—Pint?, 0?. per dozen; quarts, 11#. W, •»a.~£7 7a. per chest. I* MACPilERSOX A CO., Auotlonoors, Pall Mall, flandhurife.
ORIGINAL CORRESPONDENCE. To the Editor of the Bendigo Advertiser. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigo Advertiser — 22 September 1855
ORIGINAL CORRESPONDENCE. To the Editor of the Dcndigo Advertiser. Sir,—Your Important fluggwUona on the Electoral Ltst, in duced mo to collate that Yoritable "ignlH fatuua." I forbear to touch on other errors aud umtasionji, hut trill simply record my own caso. Having satisfied my«elf, after a carcful poruaal of the li*t, that my namo \vaa not lodcribcd therein, I addressed a policeman, who, in my simplicity* I thought might haro compiled that precious YOluniu; ho ycry earauerij dfrtcUd mo to41 ft commlssbaor.'J j I Haw Mr. l'nnton, anil that gentleman, wftj, j,js Wonted cour ,-tosy, gave me the requ^He information. On the mljournmentof tjie Police Court I stated to Mr. Saunders that I thought It strange, my name should have been omitted, as I had possessed myself of a miner's right, nnd also a lease nearly a month boforo tho specified time; lie attributed It to the negligence of the police. Ton, Sir, aro aware, to iv working man time is money, and I would usk why should I and other...
SANDHURST STOCK MARKET. September 21. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigo Advertiser — 22 September 1855
SANDHUflST STOCK MAIiKET. BeriUmhor 21. Oar horse market la vary languid* TKore is evidently & dtftpoR faon to buy, although holders of good stock arc not inclined to iiko present low offers. Out of a mob offorod this week we promged £30 10s., being prinoiprljy good haoks and light draught homes. Our quotations are as follow*:— Common hack*, £1/) to £Jfi; good do. and light harness horse#1 £W to £36; good draught hv$d», £40 to £09; hoavj do.* nominal. Tip carts, £20 to £25. Sheep.—Prico* remain the same. .Fat Cattle.—UocffftOs, L. MACPIIERSON &lt;fc CO., Horse Bacaar, Sandhurst Since last report wo hnvo no improvement to remark In our horao market, but, on tha contrary, a &lt;?ory unsettled aspoei. Kotwithstnndiog thin uneasy Appoarance of tho horao trade, however, we hard beon fairly suppliod with good lots, aptf are now in expectation of a mob, tho like of which has rarely, If ever, been aoen on the Rendigo. Rough hanks, £12 to £20; good hacks and. UgfcV ha...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bendigo Advertiser — 22 September 1855
| The Local Court has appointed Mr. S. Jones, Pall Jdnll, as their auctioneer, ill nil properties that may here after be ordered to be sold by the Court. I The Weatiikh is still unsettled. During tlio last few days it lias been very showery, accompanied with high winds. As this is the period of the equinoctial gains, we may expect unsettled weather for a week or two. Heavy showers fell at intervals during last night. Masks akd Faces.—An entertainment of this descrip tion is to be given at Engleliawk this evening by Mr. Coleman. Mr. G ruby's Now Assembly Rooms are to be prepared for the occasion, and a good evening's enter tainment ofiered for the first time to the residents of that locality. An advertisement appears in another column. New CnuM Quamz.—There is at present exhibiting | in the shop windows of Messrs. Erulie and Melntyre 114 ozs. IS dwts. of gold, the produce of three tons of quartz,-taken out of a reef in New Chum Gully. Of this ! quantity, 40 ozs. consist of loose gold...
MELBOUTNE COMMERCIAL NEWS. Sepetember 20. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigo Advertiser — 22 September 1855
llEUlOL'HNP. COMMERCIAL NEWS. SooUmber 90. I Transaction* in iho gold market aro rarj limited, nt £i 16*. per mm©*. The South Carolina, for Bombay, cleorodon Monday, with 0120 ozs., and the TThifce Swan, for Adelaide, on Wednesday, with 1090 or.9. Duty has been paid during tho waok on 2000 oss. for Sydney. Tho Customs rwnno for the week ended tbo JCth innt., ni tho fort of Melbourne, wns £30,017, of which £0040 was for export duty on gold.. The arrival of the Carraelo Prado, from Chili, adde to the atock of breadstuff*—4215 bag* of wheat
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bendigo Advertiser — 22 September 1855
Joxeb' Honnds will meet Tuesday 25th instnnt, nt J.ong's Ho,tel, Back Creek; Thursday 37th, Iiendigo Cunip, at ten H.111. JNJisbus' Pbotectiox Societt.—We nro requested to call attention to tlio meeting of tltis body in P.itll flull, this afternoon, at 4 o'clock. Every miner iii lnvited[to fttfojpiJ.
SANDHURST COURT OF PETTY SESSIONS. Tuesday, 18th September. (Before Mr. M'Lachlan, S.M.) [Newspaper Article] — Bendigo Advertiser — 22 September 1855
SANDHURST COURT OF PETTY SESSIONS. Tucsdfiy, 38th September. (Before Mr. M'Laolilan, S.M.) Si.t Gnon-m: lung.—Robert and Margaret SturgM were charged ivitli this offence. ]t appeared that Con stable Sloane went to a tent in Golden (JiiUy, and, baring called for tbrec glasses of old torn, paid a rupee and one shilling to the female, the wife of the roule defendant^" the latter not being present. Sergeant Olough deposed to visiting tlio tent this (Tuesday) morning, and finding a number of persons present. He saw the male defendant in an inner room, who came to the screen, and, in reply to him, stated that he was the owner of the tent. It appeared that Constable Sloane had visited the place the Sunday previous, and found it full of persons, and three waiters attending on them. A case containing hnif-a dozen of brandy, 4cc., found on the premises, was produced in Court. The Magistrate, in inflicting the maximum penalty of four months' imprisonment with hard labor, remarked that he had r...
ORIGINAL POETRY AN INCIDENT AT SEA. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigo Advertiser — 22 September 1855
ORIGINAL POETKY. AN INCIDENT AT SEA. Our ship lay on the ocean, A spot upon the sen; A swell of heavy motion, The soils flapp'd heavily. No breath npon the waters To coo! the fevcr'd air, And cheer the mourning daughters That wept with wan despair. They gazed with tearful feeling Upon a fair young wife, Whose pulso was swift revealing The ebbing flood of life. Her lov'd one stood beside her In fearful ngony; Though earth was now denied her, In lleav'n she soon wonld be. lie know all hope was fleeting, And nought her life could save On high a place of meeting, Her soul from 'neath the ware. 'Twns his to bow with meekness. Nor murmur nt the lose, But shun his linmnn woaknen Like Him upon the cross. Mere let us draw a onrtain Upon such hallow'd grief; We know the grave is certain, Aud God onr sole relief. Next morn the "bells struck seven— To the bosom of tho sea The clay was gently given Of frail mortality. The seamen nil attended With dcop solemnity, And watched the wave that ended— ...
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. PORT OF MELBOURNE. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigo Advertiser — 22 September 1855
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. PORT OF MKLllOUHNli. September 17.—rMariqnlta. schooner, from Wnnrmmnoo). Septombor 18.—(J»ty of Ifnbart, sorew-steumcr, from Ifobart •Town, with fifty-four .passengers : Georgia, American barque, from St. John's, .V*c.;v Jirunswick, via Adchudf; Elizabeth. Bchooner, fr9m Port Fairy; Emily Jane, schooner, from Sydney ; Toroft, scb^ouor, from Port l-'uiry; "Wanderer, brier, from Sydney; ^Tigris, schooner, from Tuhiti ; Carmolo Piado, Chilian barque, from Toruc fUli May, via Sydney; Defence, ahip, I'row London ill at .J line, with Afty*dno passengers. AT TIIK HEADS. September 19.—Ajen ami Ili-nrich, barque, fVoxn Hamburgh $lut May, with one hundred and sixty passengers. yKOJncTCD nkpaiitruns. F>r Liverpool.^-X)o»ttM AT Kay, 30th Septembur; Atnlgos, •Niamlcr, early. SAILED (mou THE ITBAJ>S.) Septombcr 10.—Commodore, Matador, fur Adclaldo; Freo, fur Bristol; Mack Swrm, for Lfiuncestoh. September 17.—Ixodes, Caledonia, for Guam; Miles Harton.for •Manila; .Rel...
SANDHURST WHOLESALE PRICES CURRENT. 'Advertiser' Office, Friday Evening. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigo Advertiser — 22 September 1855
BAXD1IUIISX WHOLESALE 1'IUOES CURRENT. 'Advortlsor* Oflko, Friday Evening. 5he ImproTcraorU noticed in pur last rpport continues, and folders are Tory firm. Hoary goods have nn upward Undone*^ plthongh th.cy*tilllearo heary Iossob to tho importorfl hew, com* pared to their relative ralue in. tho Melbourne market p.u&lt;t the present rates of cartage. As stocks aro getting gradually ro 4uced, tto may confidonUy look forward to hlghor prioca ero Jong. Pits.—Boat Scotch art' In mora demand, and prieos haro risen 6(L per bushol during tho week, ranging from 9s. to Os. Gil. por bushol, at whioh quotations largo parcels migl(it be placed. Suk.—Adelaide is more onquirod for; in. Cd. to 4b. Od. is tho nearest valuo. Hat.—B«st colonial is firm, at £18 to £20 por ton. F;,ocb.—The rise in tho Mclbourno markot has caused holder« to bo Arm. We can report a slight rise of £l per ton. Adelaide is worth £(3 to £49; Chilian, £1(1. —There have been soma onqniriw for dark sorts, for brewing pu...
COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE. SANDHURST GOLD MARKET 'Advertiser' Office, Friday Evening. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigo Advertiser — 22 September 1855
COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE. SANUllUitST GOI.D MARKET '^jivortiftor* Office, Friday Ev6nln£f. •The prioo of gold hjis deel^noil Sd. por ounco during the tvoek— iba price given by ono of tho principal gold broUors if £3 163. CJ. per ounoo. Tbo steady doclino in tho Imports, and consequently tbo do* iruasod demand ff>rnjoans,&lt;?f remitting citbor Ip bills orproduco.is the ehiof cause of tbo reduction in the value of gold, and, although no alteration lias vet been made by tbo banks in the rato of ex* .change, wo may oxpcot a jeducti^n of premium ore long. Tho yjeld of our mines continuos steady, as will bo notiood by tbo quan tities sent.dowu by escort, and wo may oonfidontly assert that }argo quantities are takon down by private band. Uosides, ojany jdiggors do cot brin^ tbelr gold into the market, but prefer keep Jng it by them, polling only sufflciont fx> defray curront expenses. H'e have, thorefore, reaaoij to congratulate tho public on the fenoral prosperity of our rai...
PATRIOTIC FUND BALL. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigo Advertiser — 22 September 1855
PATIIIOTIC FUND BALL. The Ball which was liclil in Burall's assembly rooms on Tlmrsdtiy evening, in aid of tlic subscription towards the Patriotic Fund, will long be remembered with plcii9urc and satisfaction by the very large party which was present 011 the occasion. By one of thoao curious and felicitous coincidences which sometimos perplex and delight us, Thursday, tlio 20th Sept., was the anniversary of the battle of the Alma, of the first oc casion during the present war in which the Russians ex perienced and confessed the conquering valor of tho Allies. The Patriotic Fund Ball was looked forward to with mingled feelings of hope and apprehension, for those gentlemen who have so praisewortliily devgt»cl, K) their time and energies towards the getting-up of tlrif.. tertainment, justly dreaded a failure as the greatest dis grace to the district. The Ball, however, lias succeeded beyond expectations. The attendance was large, the arrangements complete, and the whole affair went off...
IMPROVEMENT OF THE MARKET-SQUARE. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigo Advertiser — 22 September 1855
IMPROVEMENT OF THE MARKET-SQUARE. The following petition 1ms-been drawn up and signed by pertain householders having nn interest in tlie im provement of Market-square. We believe that it will he circulated for signature previous to being sent to town, and as the prayer is so reasonable we tliink hardly any one cau object to sign it:— . Sandhurst, September 19, 1855. To the Honorable the Surveyor-General. Sir,—We, the undersigned, proprietors of land, and residents in and about the Market-square of this town sliip, as laid out and reserved by Government, beg to present for your consideration the following statements relative to the said square, earnestly trusting that they will receive at your hands that attention to which, in the opinions of the undersigned, they are entitled. Firstly, That the entire square was formerly wrought for gold-mining, and is, by consequence without roads or streets. Secondly, That at the period of the Government land wile the principal portion of the town...
MELBOURNE. [FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.] September 19, 1855. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigo Advertiser — 22 September 1855
MKLBOUHNK. [rilOlI OUIl OWN CORI1ESPONDEXT.] September 10. 1855. The arrival of the Defence, from -Liverpool, \yliich left the 21st June, brings European news five (lavs Jater than tliat already received. Tlie successes of tlio Allies iu the Crimen, narrated in the previous accounts, are further confirmed by the intelligence received by this ship. The Jlalakoff Tower had not been taken; it stjll remains an impediment iu the way of the entire investment of the Southern side of the fortress of Sebnstopol. The energy thrown into the operations of the besiegers, since General l'elissier lias assumed the command of the French, gives us every reason to expect that Scbastopol has long before this fallen into the hands of the Allies. Our successes ill tlio Sea of Azofl'liave been decided and continuous, und are of the greatest importance, ns thoy deprive tlio enemy of f' supplies of food nml other stores," upon -which they counted upon having in reserve. The Administrative Itcform movement ...
THE HANGO MASSACRE. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigo Advertiser — 22 September 1855
THE HANGO MASSACBE. In tin House of Commons, in answer to a question from Captain Buncombe, the following statement was made Sir 0. Wood regretted that the report was only too true. He had that day received despatches from Ad miral Dundas, the subataneo of which lie would slate giving an account of the transaction. Some time ago, her Majesty's ship Cossack took and destroyed some Russian vessels near Ilatigo, and thrcepersonswere made prisoners—the captain of one of the vessels, his son, and a sailor. Admiral Dundas, anxious not to use any un necessary severity towards the country, so long as the supplies for the Russian forces were intercepted, directed the Cossack to return to Hango, ill order to put ashore the persons so captured, who had requested to he put Ishore at that place. Poijr other Russians, who had also been taken prisoners, requested to be Jandec] there. The Cossmck thereupon went to Hango, and anchoring at some littl# distauce from the place, sent the ship's cutter w...
EXTENSION OF THE TOWNSHIP. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigo Advertiser — 22 September 1855
EXTENSION OF THE TOWNSHIP. | A week or two since, we published a memorial of cer tnin citizens of Sandhurst, protesting against imy further extension of the boundaries of the township, oil tlie score of injustice to those who had become purchasers of allot ments iu the township, at present lying unprofitably idle. The memorialists argued, with considerable justice, that the town boundaries were at present extensive enough, that the number of town allotments already sold was larger than the public requirements, and that bringing | any more land into the market would have the effect of reducing their value. The following answer from the Governor has been received by Mr. Bissill:— Colonial Secretary's Office, Melbourne, 17th September, 1850. Sir, In reply to the memorial forwarded by yon umler date August 2!)th, the receipt of which was acknowledged from this office on the 01st idem, His Excellency desires me to state— 1st. That there does not exist any necessity for the extension of t...