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MELBOURNE GOSSIP. [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 27 January 1857
I ,. MELBÔUBîdW!M&ÏB. A crisisîin oin* own Government? ft impend ing, owing to the anticipated retirement' of the At^mey-GeneraL "rifei midèrstand íthat- Sif William atBecfcett gave in his resignation last. Thnrsd^y, and the question is whó is'to succeed; Im^rTÏÈtr Jns^ T^,*"ít ís aüí^ (but it surely cáuhpí r^'true), «ade application (í) for the vacant post ImtAt is- believed -in legal cir cles that Mr Stawell will be the "mah. fie is spoken; of as having "prior chums " over Mr Justice Barry.. &oogh what those claims are we do. not Irnbw. It" is further-asserted that the resignation of the Chief Justice .at (his juncture has some connection with the policy pursued by the Government in the Lang and Drake case.-.Affe. .: ¿ ?Melville and his eighteen ^JÉIlow convicts from the hulks, are stall detained in the Mel bourne gaoL Eighteen of them (Melville in cluded) are unironed, and beyond beings well watched, they give no further, indeed less, trouble, than any other bitch...
CHINAMAN'S FLAT. (From our own Correspondent.) [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 27 January 1857
CHINAMAN'S FLAT.. I T . ^rom.our. &lt;?«?» Correspondent.) j tins puce Has begun to present the charac- i teristics ot the very early: history of the goldj fields, röten'..men were compelled to carry' revolvers, &c., for their own safety. If I were to enumerate the whole of the robberies com mitted in the last eight days, I should fill a . great portion «f your paper-so daily, indeed^ I may say, so hourly do they occur, that they have become so common as to be scarcely noticed. * í . : ; i. ; Amost atrocious murder was committed early on Sunday morning, and as yet it is involved in complete mystery;. I attended the inquest held upon the body, yesterday afternoon, when various witnesses, chiefly foreigners, were examined, but nothing definite relative to the murder could be brought forward. . The chief evidence was, that the man had been dividing, gold with hismates to the amount of &% 17s. 6d. per i¿an, and out of this, he paid 30s for board, and 25s. foe an ...
LEGAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 27 January 1857
I LEGAL. I The Sun says, the Attorney-General takes the judgeship of the Com monTeTeas^ with a peerage either immediate or perspective The Solicitor-Gôneralship has been offered to Mr Stuart "Wortley ; if he declines, Mr Sergeant Sh.ee will have the place.
THE AMERICAN CHARACTER. [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 27 January 1857
I THE AMERICAN.GHABACTEE. ... I At the meeting ot the Historic Society, nt liverpool, on Thursday, Dr. Hume in his paper on "The relation between the National Progress of the United S' ates and the Capital and°Labor pf Europeans,", remarked upon thc effect produced on American "society by the ex tensive and important contribution of immi grants. To these he attributed, in a great de gree, ¿he accomplishment of most'of the heavy works, such as excavations of magnitude, the climate of Amerioa- being of an enervating .-cha racter. The nat oral-born American, though possessed of great mental energies, is neverthe less comparatively unendowed with such phy- &lt; steal po ivers as to enable him to compete in the execution of works whick require great personal strength and active bodily exertion. "With re gard to r the differènrô ~ existing between the inhabitants of-the free and slave-holding States, the writer reprobated, to a considerable extent, the views pnt-forth by Mrs. Stow...
TURKEY. [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 27 January 1857
I TUfiKEY. j The vienna Correspondent of the Times says I it was, believed at Constantinople that the I ; British "fleet would winter there. The Sultan has not only informed the Divan that its stay j in tk» DI-i. ;" i?Wsary. fcut that he take's the entire responsibility upon himself. !
NAPLES. [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 27 January 1857
[ NAPLES. I The Yïeana correspondent cf the Times states that the Pope has made a strong appeal to the religious feelings of the King of Naples, and it was generally believed -at Home that there 'would very soon be an honorable com promise bo tween Naples and the" Western Powers. ' _ . I
THE DEFALCATIONS ON THE GREAT NORTHERN RAILWAY COMPANY. [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 27 January 1857
THE DEFALCATIONS ON THE GREAT NORTHERN RAILWAY COMPANY. Thé fffo&esays that Mr Lionel Redpatli, tbe. registrár of shares and transferer of j stock .in this.company/has disappeared, and i defalcations to thc amount of £150,000 are j discovered. He has as yet evaded arrest;.] but Mr Charles J. Cumming tKeat, a clerk in the same office, has been examined at the Clerkenwell Police-court, and remand ed, it seems to be the general impression, j however, that he was thc dupe of Redpath, j
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 27 January 1857
BALLARAT SAVLTÍGtf Bi ?K ! Temporary Office, at Mr. Pooley's, Deputy Register, Annstrong-B treet. BANK Open for taking Deposits every I Saturday, from one till four o'clock. For making repayments to depositors, every Wednesday from one till four o'clock. Interest allowed to Savings' Bank deposi tor last year 4 per cent. WILLIAM THOMAS POOLES", . Actuary. E. SCHEDULE of Public Lands at present proclaimed for Sale in the Ballaarat Dis trict, Colony of Victoria ; describing the situa tion of the varions lots, nature of soil, ¿fcc, compiled from thc reports of the Government Surveyors. Sale held at the Auction Boom of J. S. Carver, Lydiard-street, Ballaarat, commencing at ll o'clock a.m. Conditions of sale : Ten per cent, deposit-on. the day of sale, thc remainder of the purchase money within one calendar month. Lithographic Plans at the Auction Boom, and the Surveyor-General's Office, "La Trobe street, Melbourne. District Survey Office, , . Ballaarat, 19th January, 1857. GLENDARUEL. Fe...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 27 January 1857
JACKSON'S rr' * l^adâonablè H^4Ätt%g aria Sbim-| J ,5 > MA«! WAD. , T. A\ TEEEEESON OACjSBOKlím ¿storaiju «J o thanks to Jo» numerous customers apdffî mbhe m jgeaeraL fregs^ to ¡eimoonce that ¿e. las ¿elected ftvery^elegantr^. ..; Saloon foT SbitViag, fiair-Gattingr, and i j,, .- .j* DiUMnpooinjgy - &lt; on tríate bf his "old premises, fitted up with evervatteimantooojBÜort audconveiiience. It ¡ has Seen decided lo be. hy far Jhe most superbly furnished establishment on ^BallaTai, and indeed woaldlae-considered an ornament in the 'metro Ladies caa be ^accommodated with a private saloon, where their "hair will be dressed in the newest style of fhshipn. WARRENHEIP SAW MXLfi. GRAYES,.M^ÏES.&CO:.are noVSeDiag ' at their "Mius, Hardwood Timber, âtlhe following rates. Quartering, 8s. :per lOOÍBet r Boards, 8s. ' dal .1 Battens, l&lt;te. ; t do, (3 to the foot) Audattheir Depot MaWroad, belundBowes', Sale Tard, at the foUowb^ rates i- ' 5 Quartering, ifte-jei100 ...
POLICE COURT. Monday, 26th January. (Before W. Turner, Esq., S.M., and D. Fitzpatrick, Esq., J.P.) [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 27 January 1857
POLICE COURT. Monday, 26th January. (Before W. Turner, Esq., S.M., and D. Fitz patrick, Esq., J.P.) James Smith, Wm. Jones, and James Boyd, who had been locked up from Saturday for being drunk and disorderly, pleaded guilty and begged for lenient treatment, .seeing it w as their first offence and thay had been locked up so long. The two first were discharged with a caution, and the third being regarded by Dr. Allison as unfit to be, at large, was re manded for twenty-four hours. James Eaton, a de^nt-looking man about 40 years of age, was charged with being a dangerous lunatic. The Police. Constable stated that the prisoner was apprehended on Saturday, being found wandering about. Maria M'Cawker, Thomas Bowe, and Barney Samuels, were charged with stealing fifteen dozen of porter and a cask of porter, the property of Burnard Burton, a storekeeper on Bakery Hill. Mr Wigley appeared for the prisoner Samuels. Richard Barton, prosecutor, deposed that on Friday night or early on Saturday m...
MINING NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 27 January 1857
MÏNING »BWS. '.- ' '. À1 GBEEK Hrxts'-. LBÀ».-Thé -claims ' that: hare been worked dat' OÖ thisieadj ap to the present time, have hardly paid wages: for working out and wtúknig up, 'in conse quence of which several claims-have-heen entirely deserted before bottomingv^and in twa or three cases after driving and finding : the gutter; they will find it will not pay more than half-an-ounce to the load. Now and then there is a claim which will pay one and a half to two ounces tb the toad.' There are some persevering parties-ahead, who have taken up the abandoned ground, and who still keep to work. : they confidently expect to make first-rate wages for many months after bottoming'. : ?_. ; \ DEVONSHTBB : LEAÖ.-This lead has tao* .-j pro ved anything like whit the prospect o£¡ 1 and 2, and 3 and: 4, -would lead w-to ex pect, and is how- nearly-deserted. - 1 .and S are washing np ; they huggetted ll ounces of very heavy gold in two watches ; one piece over 4 ounces. Some of the party are st...
The Star. DAILY ISSUE. TUESDAY, 27TH JANUARY, 1857. THE CHINESE [?] [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 27 January 1857
&lt;$!)? Itar. DAILY ISSUE. TUESDAY, 27TH JANUARY, 1857. THE breelong Advertiser in alluding to our remarks on this question, states that we omitted to mention one very great objection to the presence of the Chinese in this Colony, viz. : that \ they bring no females with them. ¡ Our contemporary also gallantly says that " if the Chinese brought their wives with them our opposition to their coming here would be very much lessened." That numbers are opposed to the Chinese on this account we freely admit ; and we know of no better way of disposing of this argu j ment than by opposing to it the j opinion held by about aa equal num ber,-that the Chinese should not be allowed to come here for the purpose of settlement, and that as soon as they show the slightest disposition to do so, and for that purpose begin to bring their wives and families, they should be altogether excluded from the Colony. The contrariety of opinions held by the Anti-Chinese advocates strikingly displays th...
Local Intelligence. [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 27 January 1857
Hocal .intelligence. NOTICE TO CoBBE8PONDEïrrs.-^The letter of " Veritas " is too personal for" insertion in oar colamns." Whatever difference of opinion there may be between correspondents and our selves, on that ground simply we exclude nothing, but our readers and the public have a right to expect that offensive epithets and per sonal allusions, tending only to incite ill fe cling and recrirmdnation, shall not needlessly be in ¡ traded upon their attention. TEE OVEKLAKD MAU, PEE, OKELDAI-Our ! mercantile community have great cause' of eom ! plaint against the Post Office authorities that timely, and correct intelligence is not given ol ! the latest hour at which it is possible to forward foreign letters. There is a extra mail vii Queenscliffe made up by the Geelong Post master upon the departure of every mad. ship, and there is nb reason why,, having the means o telegraphic communication, our traders shook I not oe enabled to avail themselves of the advan , tages it is capable ef...
GEELONG TRADE REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 27 January 1857
GEELONG ÏEADE EEPOET. From the summary for England of the Advertiser, we quote the following : "Business, of course, has fluctuated dur ing the past twelve mouths, but in the opi nion of good judges, it is now in a very healthy state. Billa are met at maturity ; i these is here no over-trading, nor any specula tire movements going on that are likely to endanger the stability of our commercial men ; that the trade carried on is extensive, must be evident from the vast quantity of drays constantly arriving with produce, or going up the country fully laden ; and that it is legiti mate may be inferred from the contrast af forded to operations going on in the metropo lis, where goods are constantly passing from one warehouse to another, and the profit on transactions seem to be absorbed by brokers and commission agents. The imports for the week are of the de clared value of 42,830/.; and the Flying Foam has been the chief contributor. The prominent articles are soft goode, of which 'the ...
FRANCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 27 January 1857
I FBANCE. ' 1 The Tintes says the chief difference, for the j settlement of which we are threatened With a ; second congress of Paris, lies within a very small compass. The Russians want to make j the boundary line pass south of Bolgrad, the j old Bessarabian town. The Russians kn- j posed upon the envoys at the Congress by i false maps and delusive statements, and the ' deception is evident. With respect to France, the Emperor of the French has been indis posed iu consequence of over work in a dis ! tant province of his empire not very acces sible to documents and advice, and he.has had those, not about him but away from him, who have only been too glad to perform the part of an Emperor without its conscience and its responsibility. That state of tilings is hap pily now past, and Napoleon the Third has had a lesson that even a blunt and plain rpoken friend is better than a smooth flatterer or a treacherous servant. We believe, too, that he feels as we feel, that the alliance of the...
MISCELLANEOUS. [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 27 January 1857
MISCELLANEOUS.1 "^H MrCoart announced in fte UnderwrS [ Booma, on auttionty, ti»t thc BritUhOovern y e outlay i fte com sjrîajle yesterday " One gentleman 1 because excuses^ for »ot -,-^3 - at ike^lamination ibrîKerîfiV. be bad tea "~ smiflattiaimliecai^^bâd^^i..^ they were not orerDuruened with ric^ "Baron that if sàsu^àeaslwsrè aBçWéd te woÄ«*er be liable toiheoffie&ias hehad^esfly double that number. Lord CampbeU'stid the gentle men alluded to could jdothe excused, because they might-probably-have more1 children by nextiyjáar, ^-ib^iJ^m^btU^ ^ stronger. One genuemjm. claimed to be ei" cused because he was" in*'great pecuniary em barrassment, having lost £13,000 by the failure "of Bfaabim and Paul's haÁ,-when ie had a little recoverer! himself he should [be happy to serve,-1 He was aUowedjio be excused on that ground^ Several baronets were ex empted: j>ál!bs'fgri»^¿^$ojF^ri7^ ora-pflhe humber stating, although he appeared^ have considerable property, . it was co .^cumbe...
Shipping Intelligence. (BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH.) ARRIVALS AT FORT PHILLIP HEADS. [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 27 January 1857
Shipping Inteligence &nbsp; (BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH.) ARRIVALS AT FORT PHILLIP HEADS. MONDAY, 26TH JANUARY.—Native Lass, from Launceston ; Mary, Caroline, Amicus, John Scott, from Adelaide; Appleton, from Ply- month; Joseph Tarrett, from Liverpool; R.M.S. Oneida, Telegraph, from Sydney; a schooner from Launceston. SAILED. &nbsp; MONDAY, 26TH JANUARY.—William Bu- &nbsp; chanan, Gharrett, for Newcastle ; Harp, Ariel, for Sydney ; Flying Squirrel, Thane of Fife, for Hobart Town; Mary Stewart, Van Tromp, for Corner Inlet ; Patriot, for Mauritius ; W. D. Dean, for Launceston ; Thomas Ford, for River Mersey; Ariel, for Sydney; Podesta, for Hong Kong.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 27 January 1857
; MAIN ftOAD, flnv.l.TTftíffr^'^ Propneto« W&l&ùArâàë&iwaribr^ tínuaiice of patronne,^=joflo.ÔfiB?(ftijp&lt;iil&lt;ini(ji s thus afforded them«f stating m ¿cder^to meet the increased'âananâs for speed on the! part of their customers, they twa* made huge additions to tharJ ïistoc»: of TRÍNI3NG; MACHINES, PRESSÉS; JOBBING AHD..¡ FANCY TYPE, as well as everydescriptíon. of COLORED INKS £AND"! ¡PAPEES, ami sie now prepared ^^éK^ateu"otiEtoá 8B0KTEST BEASONÀJB^ NOTICE, âtftwe» &lt;«hL equalled ty tile langer' ^aWidinie^ lld-;, bourne or Geelong. *" ": r .r-' ? i i* As a sample of their Prices they give the following list tár^Trítttíng in 'évery day ww i-ç Posting Bills: Size of she^^per 100.,.' .16 0 Every«dditíonal.. ,"$00 7..I.; r O lb" 6 Half size of Starsheet100,...... 1 6 0 Every additional. _ , 100 6" 10' O'* Quarter size of ÄiÄrslieeUOO .0 15 ;«' NOTE.-Colored paper fin: any of the above : per 100 additional, os., or in aüoi^'ipSB, l...
GEELONG AND BALLARAT RAILWAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 28 January 1857
ÖEELONGr AND .BALLARAT ! RAILWAY. A meeting of the committee appointed at; the last public meeting to draw up a petition to present to the Government calling its attention to the ? resolutions passed ait. that public meeting. It appeared that signatures had been obtained without difficulty from the most influential of the town and ; district; Arrangements were made for a public meeting to be held next Saturday afternoon in the Town Hall, to which meeting Messrs Fyfe, Bead, and Brooke, representatives for Geelong in the Legislative Assembly, and Mr Myles, representative for South Grant, areito .ba prieto ol^o^^f^^M^ym their recent vote in the Assembly; on the subject of tlie Súrveybr-GeneráPs* railway resolutions. *.«-*:'- .--"'ía;rr*ut v. The petition^whkh; signatures laterjeing ! obtained is ae follows : immediate coi . çf líiineof BaÜway from Geelong to BàBprei, via lethbridge and Meredith; - - ^(TT j"* : That^urpet&oneTB,"^ Beport öf the Select Coinmittee ot -äie late Leg...