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NEW SOUTH WALES. SYDNEY, 29 th March: [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 30 March 1865
NEW SOUTH WALES. SYDNEY, 29 th March: Ia the Assembly, this afternoon, the Treasurer made his financial statement, from which it appearB that the late Government absorbed the trust fund to meet their current expenditure. The deficiency in the public accounts to the end of last year amounted to £412,000, caused by the losses through floods, rust in. wheat, and the failure of the crops. The present Government inteud to ask for leave to issue debentures to the amount o£ £850,000 to meet the deficit of the last two years. The Treasurer estimates the expenditure for this year at £1,825,000. He proposes to levy stamp dutieB to meet the deficiency in the revenue, from which tax he expects to realise £158,500, bank notes excepted. The Auckland (s.), which sailed yesterday for Melbourne, has put back, the feed-pipe having burst. Arrived-Leonidas, from Nelson. Sailed-Strathdown, for London ; Tasmania, for Hobart Town.
The Ballarat Star. DAILY ISSUE. THURSDAY, 30TH MARCH, 1865. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 30 March 1865
IJw itittiiit J tot DAILY ISSUE. THURSDAY, 30III MARCH, 186 THE sketch given by the Minister of Mines, on Tuesday, of the provisions of his new bill to amend the mining- laws, though slight indeed, is yet quite sufficient to show that he is less confident to-day than he was twelve months ago. Then, those who took exception to the many curious provisions in the mighty pamphlet, were informed, in tolerably plain language, that they were wilfully obstinate or painfully ignorant. He, Mr Sullivan, had deeply considered the matter, and, besides his own clear perception of what was wanted, had had the benefit of the report of the Mining Commission appointed by the previous Minis try. '' Sure such a pair was never seen," as the great pamphlet of Sullivan and the won derful report of the Mining Commission. Yet, despite the bulk of this pair, "so justly formed to meet by nature," miners were un pleasantly critical and the Assembly hard hearted. The appeals for mercy, which fol- : lowed the co...
MINING INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 30 March 1865
MINING INTELLIGENCE. There was only a moderate business done oa Wed nesday ia the share market, and that chiefly in a few companies, including St. George, Redan, Saxby, | and Premier. There WUB also a little done in some of the freshly started companies, but not nearly to so great an extent as formerly. The following aaiea are reported:-Band of Hope, £120; Victoria, £100; St. George, £94, £95; do, single scrip, £17; Chry seis, £50; Nelson, £23 5a, £23 7s Gd; Lalla Rookh, £8 5j; Ophir, £7; Redan Quartz, £4 5s; Premier, £3; Saxby, £4; Break o'Day, ±'2; Golden Fleece, £1 15s. A meeting has been called privately of some of tbe principal slmrebrokers to take into consideration matters affecting their business. We are informed that the topics lor discussion will include the pro priety of a combination to discountenance such mining schemes as are not bona fide, and also to frame regulations for the better recognition of respon sibility and improvements in the present mode of doing business...
PARLIAMENTARY IN INTELLEGENCE. LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. Wednesday, 29th March. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 30 March 1865
PARLIAMENTARY IN 1'ELLXGENCB. LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. Wednesday, 29th March. Mr iiervey laid upon the table, Mineral Statistics of Victoria for the year 1864, and a return on the subject of ratepayers. On the motion of Mr Iiervey, the Public Moneys and Audit Law Consolidation Bill was postponed till Tuesday. Ttie House then went into committee on the Public Health Laws Consolidation Bill. The Bill wag agreed to without amendments, and reported to the House. The report was adopted, and the bilfwas read a third time and passed, The Electoral Law Consolidation Bill was then further considered in committee. Mr Hervey pointed out to the Committee the more important amendments made in the existing law, comprising the exclusion of women and non-natural ised residents from the right to vote. On the 5th clause, the property qualification for electors to the Legislative Council, set down at an estate of the clear value of £500, or of the clear yearly value of £50 was altered to double those amou...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 30 March 1865
ADVERTISEMENTS. HOTICES OF CALLS. ALEXANDRA G. M. CO. (RegiBtored), Durham Lead.-A Call (the 5th) of two shillings and sixpence per share in the above company is made payable at the office of the undersigned on or before Monday, the 3rd of April, 1865. EDW. NETTELL, Manager. "Dated Buninyong, 25th March. LL ENGLAND G. M. CO. (Limited), Bunker'B &HiU.-A Call of Two Pounds per share is made payable to tho undersigned on or before Monday, the 3rd April. All shareholders in arrears on Monday, 3rd April, will be positively summoned for the same. ALEX. MARSHALL, Manager, Dunn's Buildings, Lydiard street. 11RYSK1S MINING CU >iPANY (Registered). .-NOTICE,-A Call of 5s per 2000th share has been made payable at the office, No. 4 Chamber of Commerce, on or before 1st day of April. J. B. M'QUIE, Manager. IT'LDOHADO G. M. CO. (Registered), Ureswlck. -NOTICE.-A Call of 2s 6d per 1000th share has been made on the capital of the company, pay able at the office of the company, on or befor...
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. PORT PHILLIP HEADS. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 30 March 1865
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. POKT PHILLIP HEADS. ARRIVED. Wednesday, 29th March.-Victoria, brig, from Val paraiso; Agra, ship, from London; Edina, stoamer, from Portland; Keera, Btcamor, from Port Albert; Io, schooner, from Sydtioy; Victoria, schooner, from Circu lar Head ; Maggio, brie, from Newcastle ; Harriet Nathan, barque, from Hobart Town. HAILED. Wednesday, 29th March.-Diadem, schooner, for Port Frederick; Scotia, brig, for Sydney; City of Lauu coston, steamer, ior Launceston; Ant, steamer, for Port Albert. PROJECTED DEPARTURES. For London.-Royal Standard, 1st April; Wellesley, 6th April. SuQolk, 27th April. For Sydney.-Tho steamers of tho A. N. S. Com pany, regularly. For Gipps Land.-Charles Edward, every Tuesday ; Ant and Jvccra, every Wednesday and Saturday. For Okitiki.- Omeo, 30th Murch.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 30 March 1865
ecrew steamship, 110YAL SSSS5TDARD, 2032 tofis register, A1 for 22 years. G. It DOWELL, Commander. The Royal Standard was built expressly for the Australian passenger trade, aud is one of tho strongest ships ever built, her great strength having obtained for hor the classification of A1 for twenty - two years. Her accommodations for all classes of passengers nro of the most perfect description. For ratos of passage or freight, apply to LORIMElt, MAltWOOD and HOME, Agents, . 48J William street, Melbourne. AILY STEAM COMMU NICATION BETWEEN . GEELONG & MELBOURNE. ' -The fast and favorite S.S. EXPRESS, Conveying goods and passengers, leaves the Moora bool Wharf, Geelong, daily, at 8 a.m., returning from tho CJneen'R Wharf, Melbourne (foot of William ?troet), at 4 p.m. daily, Sundays excepted. jfARES: Cabin. 5s. Steerag&lt;?."."..,." 3s. Freight, per ton 7s. THOS. J PARKER, Agent, 11 Market street, Melbourne. tTEAM TO SYDNEY.-The -J A.S.N. Company's magnifi cent new steam...
BALLARAT LIVE STOCK MARKET. Ballarat, 30th March. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 30 March 1865
BALLARAT LIVE STOCK MARKET. Ballarat, 30th March. Messrs Hepburn AND JUEONAltD report Fat Cattlo--I ho supplj* this week was about an averago one (about COO bead), and tbo quality for tbo most part medium and rough. Tho whole sold well, more parti cularly good beof, which realised from 22s Cd to 2os per 1001b. We look forward to more regular prices ruling from this out, as wo do not think tho glut of the past two or three weeks can occur again this season. Wo sold for Mr David Hutton, Mount Rouse, 75 head good to medium, vory light weights, bullocks from £9 15s to £5 5a, averaging £7 2s Sd; and cows £'9 5s to £5, averago £0 Ss; and J 44 from tho north (dealers) coarso and in ferior, at £5 Is; 20 head (different lots) at from £6 to £4 10s; and 18 head pigsmeaters, at from £1 3s to £2 12s Od. Total sales, '257. Fat Calves-Market full, yet good sold remarkably high. Wo sold a small lot at from 24s to 75s; 25 head inferior (Dairymen's) at from 13s to 34s. Fat Sheep continue to rise ever...
COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE. BALLAKAT SHARE MARKET. Wednesday evening. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 30 March 1865
COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE. BALLAKAT SHAKE MARKET. Wednesday evening. Messrs Smttli and Walter Kington report the follow ing:-Old slocks liavo been generally dealt in to-day, but to no lareo amount. Now ventures must now como with first-class endorsements boforo gaining curroney in our market. Wo liavo sold tlio following:-St. George United £93, Prince of Wales £50, Bonshaw £200, Sons of Freedom £10 10a, Baud of Hopes £119, Hand-in Hand £40, Alston and Wcardalo £17 5s, Scottish and Cornish i'8 7» Od and £8 10s, Golden Horn (Springdal lali) £3610s.
NEWS AND NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 30 March 1865
NEWS AND NOTES. The man Ileintz, in custody charged with the murderous assault on the Bunioyong road toll-gate keeper, was yesterday remanded for seven days. Mr M'Gratb, his victim, still remains in a dangerouB condition. Dr. Clendinning held an inquest at her Majesty's gaol on Wednesday, on the body of Patrick Burns, whose death took place on the same day from ex haustion, arising from acute dysentery. Dr. Bunce gave the medical evidence, and Mr Magee, the governor, deposed that deceased had been received into the gaol on the 15:h instant, charged with vagrancy, nod afterwards with lunacy, and had been ill since his arrival. lie was 28 years old, and a native of County Louth, Ireland, and arrived in tho colony in 18C3, in the aliip Stmlimar. Several cases of fowl stealing have lately occurred at Ballarat West. A. few nights ago a number of fowls were stolen from a house near the gaol, and again on Tuesday night the fowl-house of Mr Brooks, Dana street, was entered, and about twelve...
BOROUGH COUNCIL OF CRESWICK. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 31 March 1865
BOROUGH COUNCIL OF CliESWICIL The usual meeting of the Borough Council of Creswick was held on Tuc-sdaj-, 2Sth inst. Present -Crs Lev.eru (in the chair), Shearer, Janssen, Orr, Moore and Davis. A letter having been read from William Tregonning, calling attention to the dan gerous state of the crossing near Armitage's, on the Long Point road, it was resolved that the Town Engineer be instructed to have the necessary repairs made, and also a crossing constructed over the Chinese water-race on the municipal boundary. The Town Engineer's, Borough Inspector's, and Water Inspector's reports were read and received. The Water works Engineer reported that the lay ing of the pipes at Bullarook was completed on the 25tli instant, and the water then let. on. finding, however, only a slight in crease in the quantity of water over what formerly came through the five-inch mains, and that the valve in the main reservoir had to be raised six inches before any water would run, he employed a man to di...
SEBASTOPOL BOROUGH COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 31 March 1865
SEBASTOPOL BOROUGH COUNCIL. lhe bebaetopol Borough Council met on ihurs day. Present-the Mayor and Crs Vickers, Myles, Dickinson, Edwards, Richards, and Rowlands. A letter was read from the secretary of the Shire Council of Buninyong, stating that the claim for payment of £25, the amount of defending Mr Wil son's license fee, had been referred to the solicitor of the Shire Council. A letter from the under secretary was also read, acknowleding the receipt of the Bylaw No. 1 (standing orders) of the Borough Council. The Mayor said he had received from Mr James Baker a letter which he then laid on the table, as also all the papers connected with the election expenses. The town Gurveyor laid on the table his report on sundry road works, to wit, that it would cost £50 to connect Chapel and Luth streets. The report was received. Cr Richards moved, and Or Myles seconded-" That this Council will, on the 10th April, 1865, make a rate of 1b 6d in the pound on the owners or occu piers of oil r...
Tuesday, 28th March. SECOND MEETINGS. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 31 March 1865
Tuesdayt 28th March. SECOND MEETINGS. John Lynn, Beaufort. No appearance of insol vent. John Carter, Ballarat. Insolvent was present. Several debts were proved, and the meeting closed. James Watt, Ballarat. Insolvent was present. No debts were proved. William Leake Clarke and William James Rudd, Glendaruel. Insolvents were present. The meet ing was adjourned for their examination. SPECIAL MEETINGS. Jeremiah Smith and Co., Beaufort. One debt was proved, and the meeting closed. George Jarid Jones, Smythesdale. Insolvent was present. Several debts were proved, and the meet ing closed. ADJOURNED MEETINGS. Richard Whitbourne.-Mr Speed said that he had been instructed to appear for the insolvent, but such a strange answer had been Bent to a letter re questing the appearance of the insolvent at the Court, that he did not know what to make of the matter. Mr Ilarwood-The answer was simply this-the insolvent refused to attend because the note had not been sent by his own attorney. The meeting...
INSOLVENT COURT, GEELONG. Monday, 27th March. (Before his Honor Judge Brewer. CEBTIFCATE MEETINGS. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 31 March 1865
INSOLVENT COURT, GEELONG. Monday, 27ih March. (Before his Honor Judge Bretvc-r. CEBTIFCATE MEETINGS. In the following estates certificates were granted ?without opposition:-James Herbert M'Gill, Bailarat; Thomas Ayerst,tbe Springs; John Fletcher Jackson, Lucky Womans; Thomas Maynard, Italian Gully; James Millhinch Bickett, Brown's Diggings; James Iltrt, Smeaton; James Law, Bailarat; John Randall Pascoe, junior, Bailarat; Richard Jenkin Polglase, Gordon. THIRD MEETINGS. Matthew Lawrence, Bailarat. - Iooohent ap peared. In the following eatr.tes there was no appearance of insolvents:-Patrick M'Grath, Ararat; Denman Mason, Beaufort; Alexander Grsnt, Little River; Estate of John Raven, Geelong; William Bicknell, Beaufort; Estate of Geoffrey Hetherington, Mort lake. nnsT MEETINGS. William Leake Clarke and William James Rudd, Glendaruel.- Insolvents appeared. There was no appearance in the following estates: -Charles O'Donnell, Warrnambool; John Lyno, Beaufort. In the following estates in...
SUPREME COURT. OLD COURT-HOUSE. Wednesday, 29th March. (Before their Honors Chief Justice Stawell, Mr Justice Barry, and Mr Justice Williams.) M'PHERSON V THE DISTRICT BOARD OF MEREDITH. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 31 March 1865
SUPREME COURT. OLD COURT-HOUSE. Wednesday, i'ith March. (Before their Honors Chief Justice Stawell, Mr Jus tice Barry, and Mr Justice Williams.) IL'RITERBON V THE DISTRICT BOARD OF MEREDITH. A rule nisi for a now trial, on the ground that the verdict was perverse. It was an action for work and labor. Work had been done under a contract with the district road board. This contract was duly made, and was binding under the Act No. I Si, sec 147, and the work under it was paid for. ]iut the work now sued for was extras beyond the con tract. For these extras there was no contract duly made by the board under the act. The judge had directed the jury that, as there was no legal con tract binding the board, they must find for the de fendant. They, nevertheless, found for the plain tiff. . Mr Wood for the defendant, in support of the rule. No appearance for the plaintiff against the rule. The Chief Justice-The section places the matter beyond pII doubt. The learned judge's direction was clear...
COUNTRY MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 31 March 1865
COUNTRY MARKET. ARAHAT.-Tho general quotations for thopricc of first brands in (lour are from i'25 to i'2(i per ton, although a jiarccl of fair quality was purchased oil somo drays 011 .Saturday for £-4. Oats aro said to be firm and upward at Is. Ur.ni also promises an advance 011 Is Gd, tho prico now ruling, i'ollard fetches from Is !Jd to 2s. A good seed samplo of wheat is worth from 14s to 15s per bushel. XIay is quoted at from i'-o IDs to £-1, acording to quality. Clialf is worth i'5. Dairy produco of all descriptions is scarce. Ham and bacon may bo quoted at from !)d to Is. JCggs command a higher price, some were bought on Saturday at Is 3d, and yesterday at Is i)d.-Advertiser, L'Sth March.
POLICE. DISTRICT COURT. Thursday, 30th March. (Before Mr Clissold, P.M.) [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 31 March 1865
POLICE. DISTRICT CODET. Thursday, 30th March. (Before Mr Clissold, P.M.) VAGRANCY.-Mary Ann Jenkins was remanded for seven days on a charge of having no lawful visible means of support.-On the same charge, Margaret Ellis was sentenced to seven days' im prisonment.-A little boy named Fred. Alexander Higgins was also remanded for seven days on a similar charge, and also with being a neglected child. -Another friendless and neglected urchin, named William PhillipB was also brought before tbe Court on a charge of vagrancy. HiB mother stated that she could get no good from him, as he WBB continu ally straying away from home. Tbe youth was given another chance, and was discharged with a caution. IKDECENCY.-Peter Craig, charged with indecently exposing himself in Main street, was sentenced to seven days' imprisonment. CAUSE LIST.-Bell v Mitchell; no appearance. Kennedy v Shan Pan, illegal detention of a deposit receipt representing a sum of £50; Mr Finn for the plaintiff; postponed till ne...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 31 March 1865
NATIONAL BANK OF AUSTRALASIA. fiPHIS DANK will bo CLOSED on SATURDAY, JL tlie 1st APRIL, for the Half-yearly Balance of Accounts. A. J. GREVILLE, Acting Manager. Ballarat, 29th March, 1865. SUED WHEAT. SPLENDID White Tuscan from the Colac. WILLIAM EAVES, Armstrong street. rjpHK undesigned is prepared to make Cash A Advances on wheat, oats, and barley, consigned to him for Eale or storage. WILLI AWL EAVES, Agent for William Dograves' guaranteed aillt dreBsed flour. STAR AGENCY. SmYTHESDALE, SCAIiSDALE, AND RrOWNS. ADVERTISERS in the above district are parti ticulary requested to forward their advertise ments through Mr G. J. JONES, Printer, Stnythes dale. The proprietor ol this journal will not hold liimeelf responsible for any loss or inconvenience which may arise from non-ineertion of advertisements forwarded through any other source. Oth March, 18C5. l^OTICE TO CORRESPONDENTS Great inconvenience arising occasionally from letters being wrongly addressed, it is particularly requeste...
IMPOUNDINGS. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 31 March 1865
IMPOUNDINGS. AMHERST.-Impounded at Amherst, 2nd March, by E. Tolhurst; trespasa la 6d-Bay mare, td oyer A near shoulder, streak, piece of rope tied to each fore leg, like QA conjoined near hip, littlo white on near hind fetlock, collar and saddle marked. On 6th March, by R. Sanders; trespass 6d each-Goats of various ages, colors, and sex, no visible brands. On 7th March, by 11. Sanders ; trespasa Gd each-Qoats of various ages, colors, and Bex. If not claimed and expenses paid to be sold on 5th April. S. T. Stan worth (for P. Hill), poundkeeper. ARARAT.-Impounded at the Ararat Sbiro pound, 9th March, from Burton Station, by Mr P. Rich ; trespass 9d per head-Bay mare, 10 near shoulder, near hind foot and fetlock white, shod on all four feet; bay mare, WL near shoulder, totl olTshoulder, scar on off rump, slightly collar marked, shod on both hind feet. At the Ararat Borough Pound, 9th March, by Mr F. Faulkner; damages £1-Bay horse, G near shoulder, blotch brand liko P off shoulder, has...