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The Ballarat Star. DAILY ISSUE. WEDNESDAY, 29TH MARCH, 1865. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 29 March 1865
DAILY ISSUE. WEDNESDAY, [29TII MARCH, 18G5. THE northern portion of the territory of Western Australia, of which such favorable reports have recently been made, has been attracting a good deal of attention in Vic toria, and some of our well-known capitalists and settlers have made application for tracts of country in that district. Nothing can well be a better proof of the energy of our popu lation than the fact, that Victoria is sure to provide' a strong contingent of adventurers in any enterprise of pith and moment that offers. A. large number of our young men, whose business experience has been confined to the superintendence of the breeding and general management of sheep and cattle, are eager for any new opening that will give them the opportunities like those most of our successful squatters bad at the commencement of their careers in Victoria. The haidships and risks, the rough and secluded life of the pioneers of new territory, have little or no terrors in the eyes of our ad...
HAND-IN-HAND COMPANY. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 29 March 1865
HAND-IN-HAND COMPANY. The Hand-in-Hand Company started the works at the No. 2 shaft on Tuesday, on which occasion there was a very large gathering of shareholders and guests. Indeed, we ore of opinion that among the many festive celebrations of this kind which the mining companies of the district have had, this one of the Hand-in-Uand Company deserves to be ranked as one of the completes!. No fewer than from 200 or 300 persons were present, including a large numbor of gaily-dressed ladies, who were wives, daughters, or friends of shareholders. A large marquee was erected near the works, and a cold refection, ample in provision and elegant in dis play, was there provided by the company, Mr White house, of the British Queen Hotel, Bridge street, being the caterer. A small band of musicians gave Additional zsst to the proceedings. The Hand-in-Hand Company is one of our oldest companies, and has iiad its lull share of ups and downs upon the great mining wheel of fortune. Its first shaft...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 29 March 1865
ADVERTISEMENTS. SHIRE OF RIPON.-TENDERS are invited for the following works : EAST RIDING. 33 chains construction of road, erecting ono cul vert, and three quarter mile partial clearing, &c, on Snake Valley and Lintons road. 87 chains construction of road, one bos culvert, and clearing half-mile roadway, &c., on ro;id from Snake Valley to Smythesdale. Erecting stone bridgo and approaches, Canico Creek, edge of Lake Burrumiieet. Box culvert and approaches (10 chains), one miie north of Salt Creek, on Carngham and Beaufort road. Erecting three (3) stone culverts and approaches ; also clearing 30 chains through P. Russell, Esq.s, pre-emptive right, Mount Emu and Carngham road. Constructing one wile of roadway near Mount Emu, on Carngham and Streatham road. Erecting one timber culvert and approaches ; also clearing one mile of roadway in and near Mad den's Fiat, on Snake Valley and Skipton road. Constructing portions of road, &c., between Pres ton's Hill and Hope...
NEWS AND NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 29 March 1865
NEWS AND NOTES. Mr Evan Davie?, contractor, who, as was stated on Monday, was injured on Sunday forenoon through being jammed against the side of a etall in a stable by a young horse, died about nine o'clock oa Mon day night. Tiie deceased having bought the horse was about to tuke it away from the stable of Mr Alexander Ross, of Eureka 6treet, and on passing up the stall the animal squeezed him against the Bide. It appears he did not take the precaution of speaking before approaching the stall, and to this fact the unfortunate accident may be attributed. 'i'lie deceased was attended to by JJr liobson shortly afterwards, but lie never rallied, although he was | quite sensible until death. The medical evidence adduced at the inquest on Tuesday r.fternoon sliowc-d that the deceased had suffered severe iuternal inju ries iu the region of the abdomen and groin through bfcing squeezed by the horse, and that his death was caused by the Bevero shock his system sustained thereby. A verdict t...
MINING INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 29 March 1865
MINING INTELLIGENCE. | The Corner was quiet on Tuesday, and tho busi ness done in shares was limited. The great num ber of new schemes day alter day brought forward 19 beginning to have a depressing effect on all kinds of mining shares, the number of sellers being greatly in excess of buyers. The only activity noticeable is in the launching of these new companies, which gene rally find so much favor, that promoters are some of them stretching a point in favor of themselves by demanding a premium of £2 each on every share they issue to the public. There are other com panies proposed for working thrice-tried ground, which would not be looked at except in a time of unnatural excitement like the present, and not oven then,but with the view of turning a penny by traffick ing in the scrip. The resources of the district are, without doubt, being strained to keep afloat many worthless schemes, but the only cure for this evil lies in the prudence of investors. The following sales are reporte...
LATEST INTELLIGENCE. TELEGHAPHIC DESPATCHES. [PER GREVILLE AND BIRD, REUTER'S AGENTS.] NEW SOUTH WALES. SYDNEY, 28th March. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 29 March 1865
LATEST INTELLIGENCE. TELEGHAPHIC DESPATCHES. [PER GREVILLE AND BIRD, EEUTER'S AGENTS."] NEW SOUTH WALES. SYDNEY, 28TU March. A frightful boiler explosion occurrc-d to-day at Mori's dry-dock. The boiler, which weighed seven tons, was driven right through the engineering works, causing great damage. Three men were killed and twelve wounded. Mt Dean sold to-day, by auction, the chief portion of Mauritius sugars, ex Suzane, at from £29 15a per tan to £41 103. Also, a small quantity of teas, ex Emma Mathilda, at 2s Cd per lb. Business continues dull with but few transactions to report. Wheat sells at from 9s to 9s 2d, and flour at £25, but only in small lots. Sailed-Alexandra (e.) for Melbourne.
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. PORT PHILLIP HEADS. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 29 March 1865
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. PORT PHILLIP .HEADS. ARRIVED. Tuesday, 28th March.-Bright Planet, barque, and William Ackers, barque, from Newcastle; Josephine, Schooner, from Richmond; Hercules (supposed) schooner, from Hobart Town. SAILED. Tuesday, 23th March.-\V. Coutreant, French barque, for Guam; Western, steamer, for Portland; Urania, schooner, ior Warrnambool; Claud Hamilton, steamer, for Auckland. rHOJECTED DEPARTURES. For London.-Koy.il Standard, 1st April; Wellesley, Cth April. Suflolk, 27th April. For Sydney.-Tho steamers of tho A. N. S. Com pany, regularly. For Gipps land.-Charles Edward, every Tuesday. For Okitiki.- Omeo, 30th March.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 29 March 1865
S5 JTEAM to ENGLAND. J White Star Line of Pack _ _ ets. -For LONDON, to icadiC sail 1st April, tlie splendid screw steamship, ROYAL STANDARD, 2032 tons register, A1 for 22 years. G. H. Dowell, Commander. The Royal Standard was built expressly for the Australian passenger trade, and is one of the strongest ships ever built, her great strength having obtained for her the classification of A1 for twenty two years. Her accommodations for all classes of passengers ore of the most perfect description. For rates of passage or freight, apply to LOKIMEK, MARWOOD and ROME, Agents, 48J William street, Melbourne. jQAU/;' STEAM COMMU NICATION BETWEEN GEELONO & MELBOURNE. -The fast aud favorite S.S. EXPRESS, Conveying goods aud passengers, leaves the Hoora bool Wharf, Geelonsr, daily, at 8 a.m., returning from the Q.ueeu's Wharf, Melbourne (foot of Y/illiam street), at 4 p.m. daily, Sundays excepted. FARES: Cabin..... 5s. Steerage^-.*--.. 3s. Freight', per toa 7s. THUS. J PARKEll, Agent, ...
BALLARAT LIVE STOCK MARKET. Tuesday, 23th March. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 29 March 1865
BALLAllAT LIVE STOCK .MARKET. Tuesday, 23th March. Messrs POWERS, IICTIIERFORD ami Co. report - Fat Cuttlo.-We have to report another full market, between 700 and SOU head being forward. The quality of those penned up at tho Corporation Yards consisted for tho most part of good useful butcher's beef. One lot of medium quality was turned out unsold, as tho prices offered wero much below the owners expecta tions. Notwithstanding the larye supplies which have boon coming forward during tho past three or four weeks, prime catllo aro still much sought after, and command good prices. We sold 121 for W. Goudgo, JEsq.-medium to prime and light weight bullocks at from £5 2s 0d to £9 2s Gd, cows at from £1 2s Gd to i7 10s; 33 for Nicholas Colo, Esq., Camperdown, yonng green cattle-bullocks at from £1 12s (id to ±0 ."s, cows lit from £1 5s to £G )0s. and two or three small lots for various owners. Fat Calves-There was a full supply, and as tho quality was for the most part good, tho whole wero...
COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 29 March 1865
COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE. A mooting of tlio Provisioual Coinmittco of tlio Bal larat United Vineyard Company xva_s held on Tuesday afternoon, at the otfices of Welsh and Surplice; when it was decided to register the company under tho Limited Liability Act. Wo are informed that about one thousand shares liavo been already applied for, leaving only two hundred at the disposal of the Provisional Com mitteo. A general mooting of tho shareholders will bo called in a few days.
POLICE. DISTRICT COURT. Tuesday, 28th March. (Before Mr Clissold, P.M., and the Mayor.) [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 29 March 1865
POLICE. I «. DISTRICT COURT. luesday, 28th March. . (Before Mr Clissold, P.M., and the Mayor.) DRUNKARDS.- Mary Maloney and Frederick Willey were fined 5s for drunkenness, and Daniel Hayes 20s for being violent a9 well aa drunk. ViGBANor.-Jane Johnstone, a woman having with her two children, was brought up on a charge of vagrancy. She was said to have been drunk when arrested. She was let off with a caution. ANOTHER UNFORTUNATE.-Mary Aon Jenkins was brought up again charged with vagrancy. She eaid she had no home to go to, though she had some relations somewhere in the district. The Bench remanded the woman, and instructed the police to make enquiries (or her relations. CAUSE LIST.-Reed v Maunders, £1, money lent; order and costs. James v Botger; postponed with costs till Thursday. Stansfleld v But ton, £2 15s Gd; order and costs. Lang will v Boulley, £6, order and costs. Ryan v Fallen, £16, work and labor; Mr Fynn for the plaintiff, Mr M'Cormick for the defendant. The defendant. Th...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 30 March 1865
FUNERA.I, NOTJCE.-The Frienda o£ JOSEPH and STEPHEN SHRMPTON are respectfully invited to follow the remains of their late father to the place of interment, the Ballarat Cemetery. The funeral proeeaaion to move from, their residence, corner of King street and Specimen Hill, on Friday, 81at instant, at 2 o'clock p.m. F. ATKINS, Undertaker, Main road, next Yar rowee Hotel, and Bridge street, next Limerick Castle Hotel (late A. Marshall).
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 30 March 1865
THIS DAY, SALE BY AUCTION o? Farm Produce, Horses, Dairy Cattle, 20 Pigs. Boar. &c. HAKDIE'S HILL. JAMES ODDIE and CO. are favored with instruc tions from Mr N. Roach, farmer, Hardie's Hill (who is leaving the locality), to sell by auction, on Thursday, 30th inst, nt twelve o'clock, on the ground, 3 stacks hay, about 70 tons 3 draught horses 20 pigs Well bred boar 20 dairy cattle And a variety of sundries. " SATURDAY, 1st APRIL. SALE BY AU.CTION op ' TWO SPLENDID ORCHARDS. Allotment with Spring, ALSO, OLD ESTABLISHED HOTEL, WARRENHEIP. To Market Gardeners, Brewers, Publicans, and Private Gentlemen. JAMES ODDIE and CO. are instructed by Mr James Meicklejohn to sell by auction, at their rooms, Dana street, on Saturday, 1st April, at one o'clock, The following VALUABLE PROPERTY Allot 5, containing; 5 acres, with 6-roomed house, formerly a hotel, facing Warrenheip Brewery; also 8-stall stable. The allotment is otherwise occupied with upwardB of 2000 small and large fruit-bearing...
POLICE. EASTERN COURT. Wednesday, 29th March. (Before Mr Clissold, P.M., and Dr Hobson.) [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 30 March 1865
POLICE. EASTE11N COURT. Wednesday, 29th March. (Before Mr Cliaoold, P.M., and Dr Hobaon.) DRUNKARDS.-Kicbard Ward and Mary Johnston were brought up charged with drunkenness. The man was fined 5s and the woman, an old offender, 20s. Esmond STREET,-Edward Martin, accused of fighting in Esmond street, was let off, as it was hia debut before his Worship. PUGILISM -Richard Nlcols, u young man who waB said to be about to fight at Lai Lai, was brought up charged with " being about to commit a breach of the peace." Sergeant Larner deposed that ho had received information of a projected fight at Lai Lai, and he arrested the prisoner in a railway carriage as he waB on hia way up to the fight. Mr Lewis, for the defendant, cross-examined the witness, who stated further that the prisoner and his companions were rather unpolite and demonstrative in their language. Mr Hyall, Inspector of Police, deposed that he heard of the fight and went to Lai Lai and saw the prisoner try to get out of the carri...
BALLARATSHIRE COUNCIL. Wednesday 29th March. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 30 March 1865
BALLARATSHIKE COUNCIL. Wednesday 29ih March. Present-The President and Crs Nicholson, Bea tOD, Baird, Stewart, Swan, and M'Pbillimy. Correspondence.-The Secretary read the follow ing letters:-From the Treasury, forwarding account for an instalment of the shire endowment lor the cur rent year.-Tho Secretary stated that the money had not yet arrived in Ballarat, but was daily expected. 2. From the Manager of the Golden Well Gold Mining Company, Ascot, forwarding a map showing the roads which the company had applied to be re gistered for, 3. From the Secretary of the Amherst and Clunes Road Board, respecting the boundary road, and requesting that any outlay thereon might be made on that portion between the parishes of Glendaruel and Clunes. 4. From the Secretary of the Shire of Marong, requesting information respect ing the duties of the revenue officer.-The informa tion had, it was stated, been supplied. 5. From Thomas Bath, calling attention to the bog at Powell's corner near Tin Pot...
NEW INSOLVENTS. (Schedules filed in Ballarat.) [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 30 March 1865
NEW INSOLVENTS. (Schedules filed id Bullarat.i William Peters, of Eureka street, Ballarat East, professor of music. Causes of insolvency-Losses during a professional tour, want of engagements, and pressure of creditors: Debts, £37 2s 8J; assets, £9; deficit, £28 2s 8J. John ltichard Matthews, of Bnllarat, contractor. Causes of insolvency-Losses in building contracts. Debts, £231; assets, £61; deficit, 170.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 30 March 1865
NATIONAL BANK OF AUSTRALASIA. fipHIS BANK will bo CLOSED on SATURDAY, A the let APRIL, for tho Half-yearly Balance of Account#. A. J. GREVILLE, Acting Manager. Ballaratf 29th March, 1865. SEED WUliAT. SPLENDID White Tuscan from the Colac. WILLIAM EAVE3, Armstrong street, r | >HE under.-igned ia prepared to make Cash A Advances on wheat, oats, and barley, consigned to him for sale or storage. WILLIAM. EAVES, Agent for William Degraves' guaranteed Bilk dressed flour. NOTICE.-Intending Subscribers are respectfully informed that the NEW QUARTER com mences on the 1st proximo. All persons indebted to this office are particularly requested to settle their accounts as early as possible. ADVERTISEMENTS. FRIDAY, 31st MARCH. IMPORTANT AND UNRESERVED SALE op FARMING STOCK, CROP, AND IMPLEMENTS, On the Farm of Mr James M'Lean, Mount Blowhard. ALEXANDER KELLIY ia instructed to Bell by auction, on tho farm of Mr James M'Lean, Mount Blowhard, on Friday next, the 31at inat, at eleven o'clock,...
NEW ZEALAND. NELSON, 17th March. Via SYDNEY, 29th March. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 30 March 1865
NEW ZEALAND. NELSON, 17th March. Via SYDNEY, 29th March. We have news from Nelson to the 17th instant The rush to Okitiki still continues, and the ac counts received are still favorable. Custom houses have been established at Forts Grey and Okitiki. Provisions are scarce. Okitiki has been proclaimed a gold-field. I am informed, writes our Melbourne correspon dent, that there is a considerable number of Farmers and others, amounting, Bays rumor, to about three hundred, from the neighboring colon/ of South Aus« tralia, camped in the Portland district, waiting the proclamation of the agricultural areaB under the new Act, with the intention ol taking advantage of the lelection clauses thereof. The annual grain show, under the direction of th3 Port Phillip Farmers Society, was held on Wednes day, at the Exhibition Building, Melbourne. The entries, generally, were less than on former occasions, and the qualities of the various exhibits not up to the usual standard. The long continued and ...