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Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 2 February 1857
MARRIED. &nbsp; At Geelong, by special license, on the 30th &nbsp; inst., by the Rev. John Tait, at her father's residence, Corio-street, Ann Greig Coutts, eldest daughter of David Coutts, Esq., for- merly merchant, Montrose, Scotland, to &nbsp; James M'Dowall, Esq., merchant, Ballarat, eldest son of John M'Dowall, Esq., farmer, &nbsp; Drumflower, Wigtonshire, Scotland. &nbsp;
Local Intelligence. [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 2 February 1857
&ocal fftttêtltgcuce. ^NOTICE TO COBÄBSPONTJENTS.-The letter of Viator ; An American. Sailor ; -An Enquirer ; I One who is proud of Ballarat ; and A, *wc -are i compelled to hold over. Our correspondents ' must be indulgent with ns. MELBOURNE ROAD BUILDINGS.-We un derstand some doubt exists among the resi dents along the Bakery-hill part of the new linc of road to Melbourne as to the line of boundary, yet new erections appear to be going up pretty fast in that locality, and some of them will "cost no inconsiderable sums, lt would be exceedingly disagree able for those parties to be visited some day after they have got snugly boused, and to be politely requested to take their houses to pieces, and to put them up somewhere else, where they would be off fte road; and in order, to prevent this, it is but fair that the surveyor ahoold be instructed to make the line known in the-neighborhood once for all, now that thc road formed and people are settling along there in consider abl...
TO THE GOVERNORS AND SUBSCRIBERS OF THE BALLARAT HOSPITAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 2 February 1857
T°THE GOVERNORS AND SUBSCRI BERS OP THE BALLARAT HOS .IXJ-AXJ. LADIES AND GEtmWfBW,-» Your rxHamitteeof management In presenting their first Beport would refer you to^P0*" eeedings of the general committee, whose report was read before yon on the 16th October last, ai a public nutting held at the Charlie Hotel from winch you wül have teamed «e difficulties that had been overcame, ana O1^ suoeeasful termination Qf the labors of that coi&mjttee by their being enabled to place toe .HospÜ^ building müiehanasíof ;yonr auuiag ing committee ready for" flie, reception ot patients. 7" On entering upon their duties, fha repon -~¿-? - ^ "-^^SööiiÄ ef the hooarçuy trewaner _". Hospital, Tëm&StoéùtH^^T ing, &c, amounted to about¡¡_^", » te s» «hat your^^'&lt;%|ié«0^S-] «üh s debt-small indeed, in óminarisan i the magnitude of tte aetnmplisbed still sufficient, when ootefö^ parent apathy Bud indnTecence then exhib:_ hythe nuning community (tte attendant»^! the pobl...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 2 February 1857
MAIN ROAD, BAXIDARAT. :^ämm 1MIE Propnetore beg tothmV th«rfctegdglwGjj the ngmerotp&lt;gfe»iÉwfeiS'^â^ they hare ' hitherto beeniaTOred, ^^ja^egt^g ^JOB- ' tùuuinee of patronage take, tfe ^^raäiiM^; thos afforded them of s^g thM, mWaer*» meet the increased (dentals fw js^ twmj Mit of their customers, flay Jare gipfle large * iSitiona to their stock, of TOtNTTNÇr HACHEES, PRESSES, JOBBING ,AND FANCY TYPE, as weil as erny description' of COLORED INKS AND PAPERS, .«nd gre nov prepared to execute pcälera ¿rn fihe j LBOETEST SEASONABLE NOTICE, St prices ÔÎaly J equalled by the larger eEtabUBhrnenrs in Siel- j bonnie or Geelong. J i As a sample of their Prices they gife we ' following list for Printing in «very d&lt;ty wi':- j Posting Sills. ' : Sizeof Star ehest, per 100 ,~ . ;. ,.£ 116^ 0 J Every additional :; 1G0 .;.;-.£;' fl 15 0 Half size of Star sheet 100'.. J.. 1 fi 0 Every additional 100';. VI.. Ó 10 O' Quarter size of/Steraheet 100 0 IS O , NOTE.-Colored paper' f...
The Star. DAILY ISSUE. MONDAY, 2ND FEBRUARY, 1857. THE SELECT COMMITTEE ON RAILWAYS. [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 2 February 1857
9A.IZ.7 ISSUE. MONDAY, 2ND FEBRUARY, 1857. THE SELECT COMMITTEE ON RAILWAYS. THE defeat of Mr. Pyke's motion for the enlargement of the Select Com mittee on Railways, by the addition of three representatives of gold-fields con-" stituencies, is an evil omen for those who are interested in securing the adoption of a sound and efficient scheme of railway communication between the chief centres of population on the vari ous gold-fields and the sea-board. As at present composed, the Select Com mittee is not such as to inspire us with confidence in its dealing equitably and impartially with the general interests of the country, in any report it may prepare as the basis for future legisla tion and action upon this vitally im portant question. In the preparation of the Government scheme, and in most of the discussions which have taken place, the whole subject has been re garded from a metropolitan point of view. Little or no attention has been paid to the wants and requirements of the popu...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 2 February 1857
LIST OF UNCLAIMED LETTERS lying at thc BALLARAT POST OFFICE, ON MONDAY, 2ND FEBUUABT, 1857. A Ah Tung Anderson, Ambrose Achong, Anderson, Wm Abby, Miss Clara Anderson, L Abbott, lohn Anderson, Taos Abrahams, A B Andrews, C Abel, Wm Andrew, B Adams, Mr, for I Arnold, lohn S Baker Arthur, Hugh Adams, Thos Arthur, Thoa Ahern,-Miss E Allans, Miss M Allen, Wm, 3 Ashmore, Miss C Men, AR Aabraç,George t Allen, Jî Atkinson, Wm, for lohn AUswQrth, C Canehill Alexander, Moss Attiiey, Robert Alexander, lohn B Augustin, BJ Alexander, Mrs J Austin, Afanwor Thos Alexander, lehn Axford, Wm . Bôé_ ~ sy, Wm r, lohn BaWdLIohn Balmain, lames Sane, David Baaks,!* Barclay, M Barrase, JA Barny, A j - / Barker, Peter Barton, lohn Barry, EUen,^ Barnatt, lames »oorer, lohn . Boose, Mrs E 'Booth, W. 2 Borlase, lohn Bourke, Patrick i Bourke, lohn : . ^Bo*B,Mr Bowman, Wm >> ? _¿ Box, P B, for B Har : lison " Boyd, lames Batts, Mr, for J PRo- bradley, E W berts Batson, lames, 2 Baxter, Mrs E Baxter, W Bay...
POLICE COURT. Saturday, 31st January (Before W. Turner, Esq., S.M., and Mr Warden Lowther, J.P.) [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 2 February 1857
POLICE COURT. Saturday, 31st January (Before W. Turner, Esq., S.M., and Mr Warden Lowther, J.P.) George Wilson was fined 20s, or in default twenty-four hours' imprisonment, for being drunk and disorderly. Samuel Gibson was charged with feloni- ously stealing a grey mare, branded JH con- joined, on the off shoulder, the property of Joseph Stubling. The case was remanded to Buninyong, for investigation. Isaac Robottom was charged with riding on the footpath, and was fined 5s. SUMMONS CASE.Robinson v Hickman. -This was an ad- journed summons for refusing to leave the complainant's ground. Mr Turner said he did not think that the &nbsp; case came under the Management of Towns Act, under which it had been brought, but still as the property in question belonged to Mr Robinson, it was very wrong of Mr Hickman to persist in stopping on it . If he (Mr Turner) had the power, he should &nbsp; feel disposed to send Mr Hickman to prison. The judgment of the Bench on the case woul...
AREA OF CLAIMS. (To the Editor of the Star.) [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 3 February 1857
AREA. OF CLAIMS. CTo Hie Editor of the Stir J Sis,-I was astonished to see, in the re port of your correspondent from Chinaman's, a paragraph complaining of the extent of claims there, which he Bays are 36 feet square, and "sadly loo much, he fears." "Ais said that a pen in the hand of a fool is a dangerous weapon, and even his pen may do some harm. Whatever may be his oc cupation, he, living on the diggings, must be dependent on the working miner for his living. Is not the prosperity of the miner the main-stay of the colony ? If he is weil off, does not his money benefit storekeepers, tradesmen, editors, lawyers, and even Local, Court men ? in short every class in the com munity is affected by his prosperity or failure. Look at the consequence of men getting 36 feet chums at Chinaman's. How many thousands have left Ballarat who would have stayed here if they could have got claims half that size. I am the more induced to make these re marks as it is supposed by many that some member...
BALLARAT versus BA.T vers BENDIGO. j (To the Editor of the Star.) [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 3 February 1857
I BÂ.LLA.BA.T versus BENDIGO. j I (To the Editor of the Star.) j Oil,-i iiayc ueezi vtfjjf xiiuuji juicrtaicu with the perusal of certain articles which have lately appeared in the Star, wherewith yon pluck the plumes in which Bendigo would vainly seek to deck herself, and Btrip her down to her ordinary every day garb. No one who has known Ballarat for so long a period as you and I have, and who has so long watched her yield of gold, can entertain a shadow of doubt concerning the truth of your assertions. The amount of physical labor which has been expended in the workings of this place, I think will afford a great proof of the high opinion all miners who have visited this our metropolitan gold-field have ever enter tained of it. It is situated, without excep ; tion, in one of the richest and most rising j agricultural districts ; it is surrounded with j mamaneUoid hills, of which the volcanic soil is fast becoming proverbial for fertility; it possesses a race of men who, as miners,...
GEELONG COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE. Saturday evening, 31st Jan. [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 3 February 1857
fti?i?U>NG COMMERCIAL INTELLI OEh GENCE. Saturday evening, 3 Ist Jan. j The imports iI5Ter aeel1 °* uecwea value £15,6*9, receiVfd from the Thomat Arbuthnot, the Arabian, &TA intercolonial traders. The articles at all prominent are flour from Launceston, steam engines and machinery from London, a heary parcel of soap from Liverpool, timber, ¿c., from Tasmania, and 5,000 gallons bottled beer. Tiie expoits, valued at £205, comprise live i.^-tck and mouldings, shipped to Van Diei^en'« Land. The receipts at the Custon.^ have amounted to £3,533 7s. Sd. Considerable effect has been produced in the markets by the numerous arrivals from Europe and America, during the past week; the quantity of imported goods already exceeds the estimated consumption, and if supplies continue to pour in as they have done lately, great circumspection will be necessary to escape both inconvenience and loss. During the month just completed the &lt; total sum collected by H. M. Customs at j tí...
GEELONG AND BALLARAT RAILWAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 3 February 1857
GEELONG AÑD RAILWAY. *%KE Indignation meeting" has ended as we expected, in-smoke. What ever feith the people of Geelong may -haVe in Messrs Haines and Sladen, they appear to forget that those two worthy gentlemen are not ¿hjí Execu tive, that while they continue to be members of the ill-assorted " party," yclept «* a Government," they are in no way to be held responsible for any promises they may make, more parti cularly if they have reference to any interest, direct or otherwise, on behalf of Geelong. It is not to be wondered at, therefore, if the representatives of the district, knowing better^ the state of " positions political,'' thought fit to absolve Messrs. Haines and Sladen, and deal with the Government upon its merits, and the j Railway " Scheme as circumstances j dictated. The meeting in question, j from the report contained in TAe \ Advertiser, appears to have been as ; most meetings usually are in that ; district-very noisy, rather impractical j and very unsatisfactory....
LEASING OF CLUNES. [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 3 February 1857
LEASING OF CLUNES. | A SHOUT time ago, we announced that the proprietors of the Clunes pre emptive right had offered to make ar rangements for the leasing of a portion of their property, including the famous quartz reefsj that first proclaimed to the World the golden treasures of Vic toria, and which of late have been the cause of so many disturbances, and so much alarm to the colony. We are now able to announce that provisional arrangements have been made with the Port Phillip and Colonial Gold Mining Company for the lease of one hundred and sixty acres of the pre-emptive right (including the quartz reefs) for a term of three years, with power of extension to twenty-one years. We say that this arrangement is a provisional one : the agreement being concluded so far as Mr M'Donald and his partners are concerned, but the Port Phillip Company have about three weeks allowed to make arrangements for the organisation of a company on the co-operative principie : if they are unsuccessful in...
GEELONG LABOR MARKET. January 30th, 1857. [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 3 February 1857
GEELONG LABOE MARKET. j January 30th, 1857. ] J Tue procurai oí serran» uas oven laciuuueu j i\v the arriva!, during the week, of about 500 im migrants : most of these have been engaged, .1 TO reduction has been effected in wages. | vest labor continues plentiful. j Wapet, 818 45 folloWB : WS?_, «ions-Married couples, for home sta * 1TVSC &c, per annum £70 to £80; do. for f i S?T^ Tock, £45 per annum -: ditto fhephÄJL to «»! sing« shep ULA ïnm . ¿35 to £40; hlt-keepers Uerds> per annum ^ driTerg 'for £ 5er /' A r^adi, per week, 30s; & £65; do for r-^r 25s ti 40s cooks, for hofeds, Jt*rSm Per acre waiters, do, 26s to 3oS, _X~V.Z - rear*T '? 7s. to fte. ; hay makers, per W>W»> **«? ' ""W , par «ere, 88s; ta* empente*/-per Week, SSs; footrotten, SOs; sfieaxen, par MO, 18s; gardeners, per amana, £60 to £70; grooms, do, £62 to £6o; able seamen, per monto, £& to £7 -rationi accord person per>eek.^ ..' Ti , Wubootnlio^-CaiperiexB, 1 lito 13s per day; mas...
GERMAN QUARTZ MINERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 3 February 1857
GERMAN QUARTZ MINERS. Wc received, yesterday, the foflowing tele, graphic message. We do not profess to un derstand it, bot as apipé of those individual» alluded to may be able to make something of it, we publish it for their benefit. BY ELECTBIC TELEGF^pa. (To the Editor of the Star.J Sis,-The first telegraphic message to tba German Quartz Marers was forwarded to day. Vacè goes to Idessrs Knoll Helvig & Co., Esmeralda Çlairn, Golden Point, Post Office Hill, to Sörth, No 2. Advance Ballarat. Your most obedient serrant, G-. A. MACKEBT. Who or what is Yacè that is thus so mys teriously and curtly announced as being about to go to Messrs Knoll, Helvig, & Co.'s. Can it be that the telegraph made havoc with the patronymic of the worthy inventor of tue new amalgamator, Mons. Vegne, and that he is going to erect his machine at the claim of the firm alluded to. We hope that this may be the explanation of the aftmr.
Shipping Intelligence. (BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH.) [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 3 February 1857
(BT EUäCTBIC TELEGRAPH.) . ABKITAU AI SÖST FHIIXIp RBADS. Sunday, la* February.-Bamrier, from Apollo Bay ; Louisa, from Western Fort; Boston, Ano, from Hobart Town} Black Swan, Queen, from Launceston; Anne Maria, from Newcastle ; Boyal Shepherd, from Launceston ; Clarence, from Sydney ; Marianne, from Apollo Bay ; a schooner, from River Mersey, Monday, 2nd February.-Melbourne, from Warrnambool ; Amortis, John Scott, Joseph, from Adelaide ; Montezuma, from Sydney ; Goldseeker, from Hobart Town.
MELBOURNE PRICES CURRENT. Argus office, Saturday evening. [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 3 February 1857
MELBOURNE PBICES CUEEENT. Argus office, Saturday evening. | Trade bas been dull this week, especial the town trade. For the supply of the ii terior, large quantities of dour, sugar, timbe iron, and other bulky articles liare been fo warded, and orders continue to come i freely. The great cause of the dullness : present existing b the difficulty of realisii for cash. Tl ie buyers for the inland mart are coming forward to purchase on term but in this matter they are not very frees responded to by the importers. The aecep anees of country storekeepers are not readi discounted in Melbourne, and holders ai therefore indisposed to part with their gooc in large quantities on this security only. Thc arrivals have again beau exceedingl heavy; and as it ia known that they must I so for some time to come, there is no ir provement in the tone of the market, i auction sales a dull feeling has prevailed, ar many large parcels of goods have been r tired for the present. Breadstuff's and Ad laid do...