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POST OFFICE NOTICE. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 17 March 1865
POST OFFICE NOTICE. The Overland Mail, per Ifortham, for tlie United Kingdom, India. China, &c., will close at thia office, Saturday, 25th March, at 6 p.m. Kegistered Letters will be received up to 4 p.m. Money Orders, on the United Kingdom, will not be issued after 1 p.m. H. J. NEWTON KING, Postmaster. Post Office, Ballarat, 15ih March, ISfio.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 17 March 1865
FOR REMAINDER OF INTELLIGENCE AND ADVERTISEMENTS SEE SUPPLEMENT. ADVERTISEMENTS. PRICE SIXPENCE, Of FRIDAY, 17th MARCH, Contains: THE HEWS BY THE HAIL. CAPTURE OF SAVANNAH. SERIOUS LOSSES OF THE CONFEDERATES PROPOSALS OF PEACE RENEWED. MINING INTELLIGENCE. THE NATIONAL GRAIN SHOW. COURT OF MINES. POLICE COURTS. PARLIAMENTARY INTELLIGENCE. THE GOVERNOR'S VISIT. VICTORIA RACING CLUB. CRICKET. SHIRE COUNCILS AND ROAD BOARDS. COMMERCIAL AND AGRICULTURAL INTELLIGENCE, &c., See. PRICE SIXPENCE, ~ TUESDAY, 21sfc MARCH, ~ At Eleven, Valuable Stock. Farming Implements, Seed Grain. FOR SALE WITHOUT RESERVE. JAMES BllAWN has been favored with instruc tions from Mrs Thistlethwaite, of Summer field Farm, Spring Hill, to sell, on the above date, the undermentioned stock, See., viz,: - 24 very superior dairy cows, in calf and calves at foot 10 first-clas3 working bullocks, will be sold in teams or in pairs 16 fat calves 3 two year old steers 7 steers and heifers, rising two years old 2 sup...
NEW INSOLVENTS. (Schedules filed in Ballarat.) [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 17 March 1865
NEW INSOLVENTS. (Schedules filed in Ballarat.) George Blackburn, of Buninyong, hotelkeeper. Causes of insolvency-Bad debts, pressure of cre ditors, dullness of trade, and illness. Debts, £343 5s 5d; assets, £65; deficit, £278 5s 5d. William Lillie Evans, of Scarsdale, soap and candle maker. Causes of insolvency-Losses in mining and in endeavoring to manufacture anti friction grease, falling off in business, and pressure of creditors. Debts, £335 10s 5d; assets, £86 16s lid; deficit, £248 13s 6d,
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. PORT PHILLIP HEADS. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 17 March 1865
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. PORT PHILLIP HEADS. ARRIVED. Thursday, IGth March.-Kcera, steamer, from Port Albert; Sarah, brig, and Coorong, steamer, from Ade laide. SAILED. Thursday, 16th March.-Bombay, R.M.S.S., for Sydnoy; Black Swan, steamer, for Launceston; Great Britain, steamship, for Liverpool; Flying Squirrel, schooner, for Sl'Donnell Bay; lioscarno, schooner, and Jessie, schooner, forPort Frederick; Harriet Armytago, barquo, port unknown; Dorwent, steamor, for Hobar town. PROJECTED DEPARTUSE3. For London.-Norfolk. 21st March : Royal Standard, 1st April; Welloslej', 6th April. SuQolk, 27th April. For Sydney.-Tho steamers of tho A. N. S. Com pany, regularly. For Gipps Land.-Charles Edward, every Tuesday.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 17 March 1865
S5 JTEAM to ENGLAND. White Star Line of Pack ets. - For LONDON, to sail 1st April, tlio splendid screw steamship, ROYAL STANDARD, 2032 tonB register, A1 for 22 years. G. II. Do well, Commander. The Royal Standard was built expressly for the Australian passenger trade, and is ono of tho strongest ships ever built, her great strength having obtained for her tho classification of A1 for twenty two years. Ilcr accommodations for all classes of passengers are of tho most perfect description. For rates of passage or freight, apply to LOK1MEB, MARWOOD and HOME, Agents, 48J William street, Melbourne. R V AIL v Sl'EAti COM.MU N1CATI0N BETWEEN GEELONG & MELBOURNE, -Tho fast and favorite S.S. EXPRESS, Conveying goods and passengers, leaves the Moora fcool Wharf, Geelong, daily, at 8 a.m., returning from the Queen's Wharf, Melbourne (foot of William Btroetj, at 4 p.m. daily, Sundays exceptod. tares: Cabin 5b, . Steerage.*,. 3s, Freight, per toa 7s, THUS. J PARKER, Agent, 11 Market stree...
COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE. BALLARAT SHARE MARKET. Thursday evening. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 17 March 1865
COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE. BALLARA.T SHARE MARKET. Thursday ovcninjr. Messrs James Smith and Walter Kingtun report tho following sales this day:-Lai la Rooks, Springdallih, £7 15s, £8, ~S 2s Gd, and £8 os; St. Georgo United, Sobas topul, £1G; Premiers, Pitfield Plains, £2 5s; Robin Hood, Happy Valley, £11 !os; Golden Empire, Spring dallab, i.1'0 10s ; Princo of Wales, Bulldog (premium), £110s; Ballarat Quartz, Stieglitz, £111. .Melbourne, Tliurssday evening. Export ontrios were passed to-day on (32 ounces of gold for shipment per Norfolk for London. There has been to-day somo improvements in business though most articles aro unaffected by tho English news. Teas aro harder and sugars at tho public sales have maintained tho lato advaucc. 5000 barrels of Port M'Donald wheat wero sold privately this morning; tho price is unknown, but tho same parcel was resold at 10s per bushel. Flour is without alteration. Tho lowness of tho rato of discount on London, and tho plentifulness of money in t...
ENGLISH SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 17 March 1865
ENGLISH SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. AUUIVALS. Essox, at Gravesond 3rd January, from Port Phillip ; Maid of Judali, at Gravesend 1st January, from Sydney, Julia Farmer, at Gravescud nth January, from Mel bourne ; Star of Brunswick, at Callao, from Melbourne. DEPARTURES. Ada (put back), from Liverpool 9tli January, for Ade laide ; Aunt Lizaio, from Gravesend 2nd January, for Adolaido; Belgravia, from Gravesend 3rd January, for Auckland (put back on 6th to Deal); British Sovereign, from Deal 22nd January, for Sydney; Clyde, from Gravesend 8th January, for Melbourne; Canaan, from "Liverpool 17tU January, for Adolaido; Clara, from Gravesend 23rd January, for Adelaide; Dartmouth, from Gravesond25th January, for Sydney; Elphinstone, from Deal lGth January, for Port Phillip ; Elizabeth Douth waito, from Gravesond 9th January, for Adelaide; Euro pean, from Shields (passed Doal) 17th January, for Sydney; Georgo H. Warren, from Liverpool 5th January, for Melbourne; Groyhound, from Graves end 22nd J...
AMERICA. 14th March, 1865. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 17 March 1865
AMERICA. (From a Correspondent.') 14th March, 1865. The State of Virginia, which I had now entered, was, previoui to the Kevolutioo, by far the most populous and powerful of the provinces or colonies, as they were then termed, and for many years after the Declaration of Independence, it Etill retained the same prominent position among the States of the Union. In area it is the first among the Atlantic States, having a surface of 61,352 square miles, thus being a little larger than England und Wales. In 1SG0, the population was 1,596,318, of whom 1,105,453 were free and 490,865 were slaves. Both physically and morally, Virginia is well entitled to take a lead ing position among the states of the late union. Massachusetts, perhaps excepted, no state took a more prominent part in the great struggle for inde pendence, and none contributed more to its success ful termination. Though in point of industrial development, and in the display of the more common features of intellectual power a...
WEEKLY AGRICULTURAL REPORT. Thursday Evening. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 17 March 1865
WEEKLY AGRICULTURAL REPORT. Thursday Evening. About one half of the autumn shows have now been held, and with very varying success. At Geelong, the exhibits in grain were few in number, although in some eases they ranked high in quality, to appearance. Oats did not display anything very remarkable, but the barley was very fine indeed, as ?were the peas. The roots and garden produce were not remarkable for excellence, but this was attri buted to the drought, and this will also account for the very meagre show of dairy produce. In hamB and bacons, Mr Thomas Bridget, of Ballarat, gained the first prize in each. In preserved fruits there were only three or four eshibits, but the quality of the articles was excellent, some preserved apples, by Mr Adcock, being universally admired, while some bottled fruit and jams commanded nearly as much attention. A sample of ripe and a sample of pre pared flax were Ehown by Mr Craig of Moolap, and took a prize. At Bacchus Marsh Show it was very genera...
PARLIAMENTARY INTELLIGENCE. LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY Thursday, 16th March. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 17 March 1865
PARLIAMENTARY INTELLIGENCE, LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY Thursday) 16th March Mr Harfeer asked the hou the Chief Secretary, if, in reference to the question of payment of members, the Government intended to carry out the resolutions of the House. Mr M'CulIoch replied in the affirmative. Mr M'Gregor presented a petition from 300 of tho inhabitants of Eubuca, requesting that the proposi tions made by the Government of New South Wales in reference to an arrangement connected with the Border duties should be accepted. MrBindon moved that there bo laid npon the table of the House a return of all moneys expended in connection with the late exploration expedition, and the different subsequent expeditions for the relief of the explorers. The motion was agreed to. Mr Sullivan moved for leave to bring in a bill to remove doubts aa to the validity of certain mining bylaws. The bill was necessitated through eomo late decision of the Supremo Court, which decided that mining boards had not the right to m...
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. ADELAIDE, 16th March. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 17 March 1865
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. ADELAIDE, 16th March. Ministers hare resigned, and Mr Keynolda has lieen sent for. The following will probably compose the new Ministry, viz:-Bonney, Chief Secretary; Reynolds, Treasurer; Andrews, Attorney-General; Strange ways, Minister of Lands; Santo, Minister of Public W orks. The life boat Penola has gone to the assistance of the schooner Agnea, wrecked on Cape Jaffa llecf, as it is reported that the captain is clinging to the week. air Bernstein, of BalkraS, hs3 obtained the contract for the jackets of the Adelaide Artillery. The Uoonta rnineo case has been begun in the English law courts. The Prince aud Princess of WaleB have consented to the Northern Territory being called Alexandra Land. Wheat 9s 3d per bushel. Sales hare been mado of a hundred tons. Bran Is 4d per bushel. Fencing wire (No. 4) £16 per ton to arrive. The Jane Bell has arrived from Mauritius with sugars. She reports that the Lord Nelson was load ing for Adelaide. At the Criminal Sessions of t...
THE CIVIL WAR IN AMERICA NEW YORK, 10th JANUARY. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 17 March 1865
_ THE CIVIL WAR IN AMERICA (From the Correspondent of tho 3fW. \ NEW YOIUV, 10th JJIUURTRV. Congress is busying itseli with the discussion of the abolition of slavery, by legal amendment of the Constitution, thereby confessing, what nil the world, except the lunatics of iibolitioii, ki.ew perfectly well, that Mr Lincoln's proclamations and edicts to that effect were nugatory and invalid, and, unsupported by force ofnrms, of no more value than wuste paper. But the deliberations of Congress to this end excite but little interest. The all hut certainty that the South will arm and Iree its able-lndied slaves, and the possibility, or at lea3t the chance, that the European powers will bo thereby induced to ree.og- ' niso the Confederacy, occupies the attention ol ln-.n of all parties. Those who know the Souih best believe most implicitly that both people and leaders are willing, if not anxious, to make the experiment. Those who know little or nothing of the South, and who think that the U...
MINING INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 17 March 1865
MINING INTELLIGENCE. Thursday was on the whole o quiet day at the Corner, though several transactions took place in Nelson, Prince Alfred, and LalluKookh scrip. There was a marked diminution in the sales of low priced shares in new companies, and it is evident that for some time to eomo there will be little room for fresh prospectuses, there being already more than the re quirements of investors demand. The following sales are reported by the brokers :-Bandof Hope, £126, ~ 128; Wallaby, £100; St.Georpe, £94; Golden Empire,£88; Prince Alfred, £45, £46; Defiance, old scrip, £40; Essex J-share, £39; Nelson, £23 17s, £23 17o 61, £24; Albion, £18 15s; Cosmopolitan, £12; Lalls liookh, £G 17s Gd, £7 2i, £7 15s, £8; £8 5s; City of Manchester, £4 15s; Lord Malmsbury, £3 10s; Premier, £2 5s; Queen, £2 5s; New World, £1 5s; Nelson, Talbot, 5s premium. A telegram was received last night by Mr .Hen derson with the information that a man had been killed at the clnim of the Wombat Creek Extension ...
NEWS AND NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 17 March 1865
NEWS AND NOTES. Hi3 Excellency the Governor made his promised tour through the district of Ballaratsbirc yesterday, and was presented on his way with address^ from ssveral local bodies. The day WBB lino for travelling, find his Excellency espreaaod himself highly grati fied with hi3 trip. Particulars will be found in another column. To-duy, being St. Patrick's Day, there will be a solemn high mass in St. Patrick'a Church. Haydn's Imperial Mass will be sung. The District Police Court sat till half-past four o'clock yesterday, the principal business being the hearing of the case preferred by the Chief Inspector of Distilleries against Mr Myers, of the rectifying establishment oa Wendouree Parade. We report the case at some length elsewhere, from which it will be seen that the case has been adjourned till next Thursday, to allow of evidence being called for the defence. Mechanics' Institutes aid the march of intellect, it is said, and it is also said that knowledge is power. Power, we ...
The Ballarat Star. DAILY ISSUE. FRIDAY, 17th MARCH, 1865. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 17 March 1865
DAILY ISSUE. FRIDAY, 17m MARCH, 1865. THE Great Britain has just sailed from these shores with the Victorian contingent for the Dublin International Exhibition which will afford another proof to our European friends what rapid advances we are making in the domestic production of the elegancies as well as the necessaries of life. The notice given by the commissioners has haen unrea sonably short, but our producers and manu facturers as anxious for the credit of the colony as desirous of availing themselves of the advantages offered, set to the task with a good will and, a collection has been formed which for variety and excellence could scarcely have been surpassed even had move time been allowed, Reviewing the progress of the arts and manufactures in Victoria during the last fifteen years, it is ever noticeable that none ol them was called into existence or even stimu lated, by the bounties and rewards offered, though no doubt the manufacturers were always willing to compete for pri...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 17 March 1865
ADVERTISEMENTS. PROSPECTUS OF THE CRESSY GRAUD COHFLTJEHCE GOLD MINING COMPANY, (To bo Registered.) SPRINQDALLIA.II, MAIN TRUNK LEAD. Nominal Capital. £22.500, in 3000 Shares of £7 10s Each. PROVISIONAL DIRECTOHS : B. G, Davies, Esq, 11. LA, Melbourne, Win. Frazer, EEq, M.L.A, Melbourne. Mr Ales. Mercer, Manager of Buto Companv. Searsdalo. L J' Air F. A. Lund, Manager of tho Alpha Company, Piggoreet. Mr Samuel Tidmarala, Ballarat. Mr Jobn More, Ballarat. Mr Andrew Browne, Ballarat. Mr Andrew Cant, Ballarat. Mr ABhton Gartside, Pipgoreet, BANKERS: Bank of Australasia, Smythesdale. COUNSEL: Robert Wulsh, Esq, Ballarat, BROKERS: Messrs Baillie and Butters, Melbourne. Mr George Black, Melbourne. Jobn Anderson, Geelong. James Smith, Ballarat. Samuel Goujon, Ballarat. James Croyle, Ballarat. Messrs Hawkins, Copeland and Bailey, Ballarat. Mr David Ham, Smythesdale. MANAGER PRO TEM. : Mr John Cawley, Smythesdale. rjpHE CLAIM of the CRESSY GRAND CON JL FLUENCE is on tho Main Trunk Lead, situ...
LATEST INTELLIGENCE. TELEGRAPHIC DESPATCHES. [PER GREVILLE AND BIRD, REUTER'S AGENTS.] NEW SOUTH WALES. SYDNEY, 16th March. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 17 March 1865
LATEST INTELLIGENCE. TELEGRA.PHIC DESPATCHES. [PER GIIEVILLE AND BIRD, REUTEU'S AOENTS."] NEW SOUTH WALES. SYDNEY, 16th March. The Government proposes to reduce the police ex penditure by £20,000 for the ensuing year, and re new the assistance to the volunteers. The Government does not intend to abolish the newspaper tax until the finances of the colony are in a more satisfactory condition. It intends to propose to parliament that a sum of money be voted as a contribution to the Panama Mail Service. At the public wool sales to-day, greasy was a little easier, whilst the bettor clas3 of wools showed a Blight advanco oa last week's prices. Sheepskins were lower. In cattle, prices were without alteration. Sheep were firmer, and realised 12s. Arrived.-Glen Cairn, from Liverpool; Centurion, from London.
LETTER TO THE EDITOR. REGISTRATION OF COMPANIES. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 17 March 1865
LETTER TO THE EDITOR. REGISTRATION OF COMPANIES. SIR,-If I mistake not the names of all the share holders are to be published under Frazer'a Act when the statutory pro-registration notice is advertised. In reading over the advertisement of tho Young Canadian Company the other day in the Siar, I no* ticed that my name was not included in the list of oliaieholdera, and if so, perhaps others were also omitted. Pray, will this invalidate the registration of the company if effected under the advertisement in question ? Yours, &c., A SUAllSXIOLDEB.
LATE EUROPEAN NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 17 March 1865
LATE EUROPEAN NEWS. The following telegraphic items have been received by Messrs Greville and Bird from their European agents. (Owing to the break down of the Alex andra submarine telegraph, no lata items have been received from Egypt.) MALTA, 30th January. The following telegram of this morning was re ceived from Turin at 2.30 p.m. " English console, 89J-; French rentes, 67, 20. "In a despatch, Sartiges says that France has renounced negotiations between Ilome and Italy. The South American Congress has given its sup port to Peru against Spain. Slavery ia abolished in Missouri. '. The price of cotton is falling. " The Emperor Maximilian has confiscated eccle siastical property." The nobility of Moscow have voted an address asking for Legislative Chambers. TUB MALTA AND ALEXANDRA TELEGRAM. News has been received of the telegraph ship Fanny Lambert. After thirteen days' fruitless exertions, she succeeded in hooking tho cablo on the 25th January, about 25 miles east of Bengasi, and Bpo...