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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 17 January 1857

meet.. part bf additions MACKD, FAIÎCTWJB, of (JOlX?fi£D are' now" jr^aitó SHORTEST BBASo!si»O' equalled tV fi* linea boúrnflbr'GiBaóligr; ; v;' -?. AB a sample of thar'Prit» théygíro' ftÉ Mowing list fct Size of AfwtfbM^^Mr-tOO i'ilí'lí »6< Everyadditional' .100 Ö 15 1 Ö Half ase bi JSiarAeet V&O ......» -~ 1 6 0 ß^aMtümal i . : :WO ¿ ... :. « ¿0 0¿ duartersiaeofÂÉBrriieetlOO . c ... . O16 O NOTE.-Colored paper for any of the above per 100 additional, 6s.¿ br în toloredinks, 10s;1 Beward, Irosjt or ïôiinà . \ ; fj&ecttä one h<mr after ord&J \, .*. For any number apto i0# ..O 12 6 Drapers' and Other Handbills. - - Per 1000. .^Bl 0 0 *m*A eonsideraiie reduction made if 10,000 or more of the above be ordered. Bill Headings. Large size per 1000... ........ £2 10 p Ordinary size do .2 ' 0 0 Small mee . do 1 -10 'ii NOTE:-JR»r rtded poper 10» per Wi^ ad ditional. Tradesmen's Gards. Large size per 100._£0 8 0 Do do 500.s_r. 1 10 0 Do do 1000. ...

Publication Title: Star, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
MELBOURNE SAVINGS' BANK. [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 19 January 1857

I MELBOURNE SAVINGS' BANK. | The following is a statement of the total monthly amounts of deposits and repayments (including interest on closed accounts) in the Melbourne Savings' Bank, for the quarter ended 31st December, 1856 : October November December j Receipts. ..! £ s. d. . ! 17,542 10 4 ..|25,453 9 8 i 20,411 1 1 Totals ..j 63,407 1 1 Increase on the quarter £ Repayments. £ s. d. 13,481 0 0 8,009 16 ll 11,510 12 1 33,001 9 0 30,405 12 1 Tho increase in the number of depositors during the same period, is shown in the fol lowing statement : 'fr 2 §1 October November December Total.. 221 270 192 IBS'*}] Jg « ?§ O g o'! H 28 ! 249 138 24 i 294 ! 104 27 ! 219 143 683 I 79 762 j 385 111 .190 1 i 76 377 The aggregate receipts and repayments^ the increase in the total amount of depositors' I balances, and thc progressive increase ia the number of depositors for the year 1856, have been as follows :-- ' Receipts. Increase. 1st 2ndj 3rd ! 4th £ s. d. 44746 2 6] 45705 5 2 46452 7 10 63...

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Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
GEELONG, BALLARAT, AND NORTH-WESTERN RAILWAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 19 January 1857

GEELONG, BALLARAT, AND NORTH-WESTERN RAILWAY. A meeting of shareholders and pro visional committee-men of the above company was held yesterday afternoon, at the office of the Geelong and Mel bourne Railway Company, in order | " to consider some interesting and im-, portant intelligence received from London, and to take such steps in the matter as might be deemed ne cessary." Present-Messrs J. S. Hill, Charles Thorne, J. G. Carr, George Noble, E. Sandford, J. Stevens, and J. A. Gre gory. Mr Sholl acted as honorary secre tary. The Chairman, (Mr Thorne); said, the meeting was held in accordance with the terms of au advertisement ¡ that had been duly published. It had j been thought necessary to lay before , the shareholders Borne important com 1 munications received from London previous to taking any steps in regard to them. It appeared that in London a eompany had been farmed, styled the Geelong and Ballarat Railway first Section of a Lute to Adelaide. That company was «»tarted by par...

Publication Title: Star, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
OUR PAST AND PRESENT. (From the Miner.) [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 19 January 1857

OÄPAär AND PRÉSENT!'' 11 , ;* fBvm the ißnerJj J TnKRE is a great diiference between life in the colonies and life in the old country ; and life on the gold-fields possesses all those pointe of difference in the greatest prominence. There is a healthful, bracing vigorousness, about the air of freedom in 'these latitudes which is highly conducive to the growth of eivery manly virtue, and to the de^ velopment and nourishment of aspira tions most glorióos, after the true, thc beautiful, and good. Powers of thought, and noble soarings of hope, which, in' the chill atmosphere of penury,, and servitude incessant, and crushing cares innumerable and ever-increasing in the old lands, could never have been exer cised or indulged, or perchance, have even been known to the man's con sciousness, spring forth into lusty life and rapid growth in the more happy 1 circumstances of this young nation of the south. Where is there, among the sunny vallies, and hills, and forest ranges of Australia, a ma...

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Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Local Intelligence. [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 19 January 1857

ILfjfal TíutcUígeuce. ! THE MILITARY ESCORT. - By » genera order of Major-General Macarthur's, which ! appears in the Gazette, we learn that the mi litary hare faithfully performed the duties of the Escort,''for thrçe yearsandelght months ; du ring that time they hay e defered into the Public Treasury, 6^000,000 ounces of gold, ralued at JE24,000,000, and conveyed to and I from the interior, in cash £17,000,000, mak ing a JtotaLof,4241,00^,000.His.E^osellency I warmly thnhis the mu'tory for ^eh* services, j TBS BAKERY HILL Cc rr INO.-It is high 1 time" that some 6tcps were taken to protect passers-by from falling head over heels down the embankment of the atill yawning Murphy's chasm, near the old Times office. The depth is about 15 feet, and any one may easily take a step too many ou a dark night and get. his ¿neck- broken while rounding auy one of thc corners atlhe topi Of the em bankment ; while "drunken people or strangers could hardly escape serious or fatal hurt. H* railing be...

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Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Shipping Intelligence. (BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH.) ARRIVALS—PORT PHILLIP HEADS. [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 19 January 1857

! (BI tucfitc mxuurH.) UKsaràSM--*öat PKHXIP SEAM. - Saturday, 17tb Jarnary.-Mcaarcby, from landon; W.H. Det^fromPordand; Queen Victoria, from Malaga.

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Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 19 January 1857

NOW HEADY, JEW M IXING REGULATIONS-, 1* (As assented to by the Executive J Price Six Pence. To be had at the office of this paper. NOTICE TO SUBSCRIBERS. SUBSCRIBERS aie respectfully reminded that the new quarter commenced on the Itt of Jjuiuary. The terms of Subscription from that date for tbe daily Star will be Twenty Shillings ; or, if by post, Twentr-six Shillings and Sixpeuee per Quarter, payable in adraucc 1^0 COMPOSITORS.-Wanted a good iteady hand. Apply at this office.

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Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
GEELONG LABOR MARKET. January 16th, 1857. [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 19 January 1857

GEELONG LABOR MARKET. January loth, 1857 Ko alteration has occurred in the market j since Oar list report. Thc demand for harrest labor is heavy,' but « met by a very fair »apply. In fact, reapers have never been so plentiful eincV the gold discoveries. The application of machinery to catong the crops, has contributed mainly to this result. Domestic servants, both mile and female are scarce, more especially the latter. Good mar ried couples for home stations are difficult to procure. Stephens, married and single, are plentiful. j Wages are as under : - j With rations-Married couples, for home star j tions, hotels, icc, per annum £70 to £89; do. for shepherding one flock, £40 to £45 per annum : ditto for two flocks, £60 to £70 ; single j shepherds, per annum, £35; hut-keepers per do, £35; bullock-drivers for stations, do. £65; do for roads, per week, 30s; j cooks; for hotels, per week, 25s to 40s ; j waiter*, do, 25s to 35s ; monrers, per acre, | 7s.; hay makers, per week, 25s.; reap...

Publication Title: Star, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
GOLDEN POINT LEAD. (To the Editor of the Star.) [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 19 January 1857

GOLDEN" POINT LEAD. (To the Editor of tho Star.) , Sra,-ine louowing memoranaum was posted up, thia morning, at the door of the Surveyor's offise: " GOLDES POrUTr ? LEAD." " The surveyor has received notice that all claims from Noni upwards are neglected.*' - (" Signed) H. SMITH." ; " 5th January, 1857." This caused much anxiety amongstthe holders of shares on this Lead ; consequently there was a rush to the office for information, and the surveyor informed them,. that their shares were all forfeited according to the new regulations. This caused another rush to register, and re-register, under the impression that the vacancies would be filled up accord iog to clause xvii for which registration. 6s. each was charged.' A meeting was held on the Golden Point Lead, this afternoon, at which the surveyor was requested, to attenfL He was much censured for putting up the notice at au, thus leaving the shareholders to infer, that they had lost their claims ;: but he gave the meeting, distinc...

Publication Title: Star, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
WATER SUPPLY (To the Editor of the Star, [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 19 January 1857

?\fTo ike Siitef af the Star, fl SrRj-^ïf seems ito.gie that an ilKinitàaë supply of water iMT be brought much^^S to where'it wöäH be needed, iu case r5Fir5 withTeryhiiJe^expeúai" 'îw'"/"-' f l - . \ Tuerei».'»1 ?^^V^Wwî^i&-Âii' plus water pf tie Swamp es^pe^ Tn^nihg down Spldier!s,Ghilfr, along ^ÎuçÇtîiè wnote of the water;m the Swamp may be IfffôgWn* necessary, to'a^tejnjor small reservo» which might be placed immediacy'oelp^ near the road, and with a little efáéa&'iá covering the channel ? at places. . w&asj Jtjs, liable to be polluted, and water be" oíitamea greatly reduced in. cost, for every domestic purpose, as peclucid^as at tbè Swamp"; , : ' 1 For, Mr Editor, before the 'plans pf the surveyor have emerged from red:tapeism. and what is therein proposed is completed, unless some cheap and ready method % which an immediate supply of water may be obtained is adopted, the present Ballarat east, by the ravages of fire, when that period arrives, may " only ...

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Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
COTTON FROM NORTHERN AUSTRALIA. [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 19 January 1857

COTTON FROM NORTHERN I ATJSTEALIA. I A gentleman, writing from Manchester, throws ' out the fellowing suggestions with respect to the capabilities bf the Australian i continent for growing cotton :-" The rate at I which the manufacture of cotton has for some years increased is obviously so mach greater i than the present cotton growing countries can I meet, that it is desirable to loot for other i likely sources of supply; and to this point j my attention was directed by a communication from Captain J. Lort Stokes, ' R.N., on ' the subject of a convict settlement on" the' j Plains of Promise, discovered by him '? at the head of the Gulf of Carpentaria, i in North Australia. From ' what was then I said of the range of temperature, 50 degrees to 90 degrees, this being what is required. ! I for the growth of cotton, and the facility ' with which labor of a sort suited to the climate could be obtained from China, Can I ton being little over 2000 miles from the j Plains, I was induced to...

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Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
POSTAL ARRANGEMENTS. (To the Editor of the Star.) [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 19 January 1857

POSTAL ARRANGEMENTS. . i (To the Editor of the Star.) j ùir,- \V m you permit me to aire«c your se rious attention to the existing postal arrange ments of Ballarat, and to entreat y our able as sistance in procuring their alteration. Youare. aware that letters posted on Saturday after 6 p.m., and during Sunday arenot forwarded from here to Melbourne until Tuesday morning. Why should they not be sent by Monday morning's coach r By the present system a clear day is lost, and a day's delay in replying to letters frequently occasions extreme inconvenience and annoyance,'not only in a mercantile, but also in a social point of view. Will you allow me to sug gest the propriety of extending the time to Sunday morning, at 10 "o'clock, for the reception of letters to bet forwarded by Monday's coach. This is the practice in Sandhurst, and it has'been attended with great benefit to the public. Mr Payne, and his three gentlemanly assist ants, evince every desire, durmg officie hours, to serve th...

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Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Open Column. "For the opinions of Correspondents expressed here we are not responsible; we give every phase of intelligently expressed opinion a place in this column, refusing no useful letter merely because its sentiments differ from our own." THE INSPCTOR OF NUISANCES. (To the Editor of the Star.) [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 19 January 1857

©gen Column. t;.Fpr the opinions of Correspondents expressed here we are not responsible ; we gire erery phase of intelligently expressed opinion a place in this column, refusing rio useful let ter "merely because its sentiments "differ from our own." THE INSPCTOÎÊ OF MTTIBANCES. Editor of th* Star.) i - am, - Uf late several attacks have been made opon Mr Dimant, the Town Inspector, and believing him to be mach and unjustly abused, I crave space in your valnable paper for a few remarks in his favor. Chaxges have been brought against this gen tleman of oftmiousness and unnecessary inter ference, and numbers who have felt the effect of his watehfulness, endeavor to make the "wont appear the betb» canse," and heap abuse upon him. l am, Sir, the last to defend Official iritole 1 rance, bat a careful examination of the con I duct of Mr. Dimant leads me to affirm his just proceedings believing them to have lieen characterised by industry, impartiality, and judgment. Tte office he holde i...

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Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
POLICE COURT. Saturday, 17th January Before W. Turner, Esq., P.M. [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 19 January 1857

I POÎil^Ejt^tf^T. j .Saturday, \7th January .. * . Í Before W. Turner, Esq.., P.M. f. Bgra and AJie, two Chinese, Were COM with, having no protection tickets. They were fined 20s., or in default, three dayB* imprisonment, ana were directed to take out their protection tickets. ? William Green and David Finlay were charged with being drunk and disorderly on the 16 th instant. Green was fined 20s., or in default, 24 hours* imprisonment; and Finlay was fined 40s., or 48 hours imprisonment. .Amos .Parkins was charged with violent assault' on /Henry Öhv th, the surveyor, on the (6th instant. Mr Ogier appeared for the prosecution, and Mr Dunne for the 'defen ce. Henry Smith deposed that he wae a mining surveyor, and was. the: surveyor appointed by the Government fin* the Golden Point, Gravel Pits, and Mriakoffleads. ïYesterdayhe went, in the execution of bis dniy-to measure off some ground hear the Swan HoteL when the defandant violently assaulted hun by Btaaking him twice in the ace. ' *...

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Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Mining. BUNINYONG. [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 19 January 1857

! BUNINYONG. ! i The leads in this district do not at present ? afford üiuch hopK of success to.ihe diggers. ! Numbers have within the, last. tbree .weeks : left the *Green Hüls, soi thai in many cases there are not sufficient hands to carry on the work," which, owing to the quantity of water and rock, is very laborious. From diggers who have. spent many months working hard i at the Black Lead, a very general complaint I IE beard that they leave.it almost pennyless.. It is to be hoped that a branch lead, lately struck at the foot pf the Hard Hfl^^will prove more remunerative. Devonshire IT'I is said to-be improving,. and 1 dwt. to the tub are being washed. . . Hider's Lead, after being abandoned by most of those who sunk through the reek, is now being worked from the samë^ shafts hy parties who have had extended chums granted them by.the Warden; this:: is thc only way in which wages can he-made here, as long as the yield continues'as at'present, about 1 dwt. io the tub. Several nugg...

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Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 19 January 1857

DIED.   On the 15th instant, of Dysentery, Francis Henry, only Son of Francis W. Niven, aged one year and eighteen days.

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Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 19 January 1857

IMPOUNDED st Ballarat, 29 th December, 1856, by Mr Linwood.-Trespass 6<L per head. 1 brown horse, short switch tail, black points, saddle marked, like ,-^^or like _ near OOO saddle, TC or TG near shoulder, M off shoulder. 1 chesnut mare, blaze down face, white on near ramp, off fore foot white, white switch tau; H off neck. 1 bay horse, ' star, black points, short switch tad, saddle marked, scar near hip and near neck, J off shonlder, JHNM (the JUN conjoined and writing M) near shoulder, like H- off neck, like Id or hi hear saddle. To be claimed on, or before, 4th February, I 1857._ IMPOUNDED at Meredith, 8th January, 1857. Ired atrawbery cow, roan lace, HB near rump. 1 red and white calf at foot, unbranded. 1 red bulL little white, no brand. 1 strawberry cow, off ear marked, g off ribs. ' 1 strawberry boll calf, her pro geny, no brand. 1 strawberry cow, red neck, off ear marked, PI off rump. 1 white ' bull calf at foot. 1 red bullock, wide horns, C near horn,'S S near ri...

Publication Title: Star, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
MISCELLANEOUS [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 19 January 1857

;.". y '^!^^M^i^wSTf,l: .. .V"' ? , j msw Bau» d*'SftfaBtt^^'IIMliiír 8àMtobe4uitè ^'^^^t^ai^^äM^äLlhag^ from GaMbmiA to ' ~?bâraa 3««riï»^^ v aitr&ctedbyuBkhoTmmin^ naríieialarlyof copper.; ilcvekumi^.of thia metal, «ad iii almost a- pore etefa^ WSi bita tainous coal, Is reported as Vary eiteaor diaary.--~Atncrftitit Paper: i - ' Bau'ise : MACHIS ES.-Wridng: with .re ference t» the employing, pf,, the military in . ..ultiug the crops, ihe Agricultural Gazette, after noticuig tho díffí-rcnt/reaping ma cbiînès, proceeds io remark " In fact St is unquestionable that » »for ordinary : harvest.. work any ¡one of tho machines, will beat selie bigging hook or scythe for the cheapness and quilUy of its' performance. 'If then'* Cr.isskili; Burgess,-, and Dray, contd -only ? disuibate 10,009 reapers before ¡another ; harvest, it : would, be équivalant to snore than letting loose, all England's standing army on our. cori." fields, eve» supposing every man of them to use the sickle »B ...

Publication Title: Star, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
MINING MEMS. [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 19 January 1857

. ?' MISTING MEMSi '. ÎJÊFB ott CnoÛAN'frFîÏT. ' ^Fhe **owu< ^cbrrespotidenl?^-of--thë; Maryborough ¡and Dunolly Advertiser draws |lie fallowing un satisfaçitory picture of the social condition of the population ou Chinaman's Flat : Áiiy one not acquainted with'tfae; " life" by night" on these Oi^gïngs, would hot ired it I the large amount of gambling that is car ried on here. It is qui tr; a San francisco, on a small scale, at which, with few excep tions, "Brother Jonathan" presides. At almost every house of entertainment there is a gaming table of some sort or ïashion, where «ne or rt wo bankers ply their unhal lowed game, and although. I do not deem myself capable of-judging whether any dishonesty is practised, still it is a subject of regret to see the well-toiled-for earnings of months pass-away from the hands of foolish diggers, into those of certainly not the most immaculate class of society. \ Drunkenness, and its concomitant, sticking npVhave been rife this week,...

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Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
TOWN TALK. [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 19 January 1857

]fr Norman Simson last night «dmm^tered. j 'W^y- foe^: s^giie^eâ. at the coarse adopted by Mr Simson with respect ta the petition 'presented against Mr Blair, having first pnbm^complamedin the Argua of Mr Simeon's conduct, wrote to that .'CÜOÍÍ «...*« -ss-i.-ii fsSfcrt Bec, 1856. « To HECTOR NOKJIAN SMBON : « Si^-^'fedifrineanuJ^'imr^mB -^yin-% form youghal I ^nadeegropi cp^OßtwiÜi regard to the Talbot .election petition as treadierop,;lyuig,and cowardly.' And ¡that: " it ÍB iny intention to write that opinion across; íyoúríenoBldersw^ nexfcrasuf Melbourne. " I '-. ? : ?' "Wnaaait BjsEcr" s At a meeting of-the»«omaaittee"Of- the | Scrutiny Society, the tollowing resolution I was proposed by Mr M'Crea, and seconded | by\Mr Çaple :-. ! ?¿ ja¿spl^f£^TM¿^íBpmmittep approve of Mr Kelly's letter, and order 500 copies \ to be printed and circulated through town and country.'*- " ví'ÍCJ f~ This letter had not reached Mr Simson when he left his house on a visit to Mel bourne, but hearing rum...

Publication Title: Star, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
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