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NEWS AND NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 1 April 1865
NEWS AND NOTES. A fatal accident occurred yesterday at Clarke's Border Saw Mill, Ballaroo!:, lo a bullock-driver named Martin Dwane. Ha was driving a timber carriage containing logs towards the mill, wheu a sapling being uprooted by one of the wheels in passing along fell forward and struck him da the back of the head, inflicting a wound, l'rom the effects of which he died shortly afterwards. No one taw the accident occur, but from the position ic which the deceasc-d was found it is confidently supposed that it happened as described. The deceased was a single man. A child, thirteen mouths old, the daughter of John L2 Maitre, of Meredith, was accidentally drowned in a tub of water on the 30th ult, in in her parents' house. From the evidence adduced ut the inquest on the body, it appears tbac the mother o! the child was washing clothes in a small tub in the house, and during her aiistnce in the yard in hanging them out to dry, the child had crawled from the bedrom aud, by some means, ...
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. PORT PHILLIP HEADS. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 1 April 1865
' SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. PORT PHILLIP HEADS. ARRIVED. Friday, 31st March.-Killermont, schooner, Eliza, schooner, from Sydney; Scotia, brig, put back; Rebecca, schooner, from Warrnambool. SAILED. Friday, 31st March.-Albion, steamer, for Otago; Blackbird, steamer, for Sydney. PROJECTED DEPARTURES. For London.-Royal Standard, 1st April; Wellesley, 6th April. Suffolk, 27th April. For Sydney.-Tho steamers of tho A. N. S. Com pany, regularly. For Gipps Land.-Charlos Edward, every Tuesday ; Ant and Kcera, every Wednesday and Saturday. For Okitiki.- Omeo, 5th April. For Camden Harbor.-Warrior, 3rd April.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 1 April 1865
tTEAM to ENGLAND. if/ATvf'il * White Star Line of Pack ets. -For LONDON, to sail 1st April, the splendid screw steamship, KOYAL STANDARD, 2032 tons register, A1 for 22 years. G. H. Dowell, Commander. Tho 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 are of the most perfect description. For rates of passage or freight, apply to LORIMER, MAIiWOOD and ROME, Agents, 48!, 'William street, Melbourne. h AII-.Y STEAM. COMMU NICATION BETWEEN GEELONG & MELBOURNE. S3E2SSSS3 -The fast and favorite S.S. EXPRESS, Conveying goods and passengers, leaves the Moora bool Wharf, Geelong, daily, at 8 a.m., returning from the Quccu'r Wharf, Melbourne (foot of William street), at 4 p.m. daily, Sundays excepted. FAHrs: Cabin..... Cs. Steerage....... 3s. Freight , per ion 7s. TIfOS. J" PARKER,...
COUNTRY MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 1 April 1865
COUNTRY MARKET. CASTLEMAIKE. - Flour is still very unsettled, prices liavo a downward tendency, but a week may elapse be fore any confidence is felt by buyers or sellers or any definite price is fixed upon. Tlio arrival of a cargo of Chilian Hour, tlio first of tho season, has further tended to disorder the rates. Onions of good quality have brought £10. fotatoes are unchanged, but they are looking up. Provisions-Flour, finest colonial, 10s to £'SI: Adelaido, £25 to i'2510s; Tasmanian, none; Chilian, nominal; Californian, nono: French barrel flour, £26; split peas, .t23 10s per ton; oatmeal colonial, i!-'8 to £j0; Scotch, £28.-M. A. Mail, 31st March.
COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE. BALLARAT SHARE MARKET. Friday evening. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 1 April 1865
COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE. BALLAlUT SHARE MARKET. Friday oveninp-. Messrs J. Smith and Walter Kington report the follow ing:-St. George shares have been in increased demand to-day, and largo parcels could be placed at £110; with this exception tho market generally has a downward tendency. Wo haro sold tho following-St. Georgo United, Sebastopol, £112, £113, £114, sellers at tho close, £115; Albions, Sebastopol, £18 fis; Premiers, Pitfield Plains, .i'2 15s; Scottish and Cornish, £8 10s; Lalla Rookhs, Springdallali, £8 2s 6d. Melbourne, Friday Evening. Export entries were passed at tho Customs to-day on 8072 oz IS dwt of gold for shipment per tho Royal Standard, for Liverpool. Business continues without animation, but a steady trado domand exists to supply actual trade require ments. Soft goods houses aro dull, and place tho quiet ness of trade to tho account of tho new tariff. A little is doing in tea. Tho arrival of tho Medora, from Bos ton, has again disturbed tho keroseno market, an...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 1 April 1865
ADVERTISEMENTS. BUNINYONGSHIRE.-TENDERS addressed to the President will be received until 10 a.m. Thursday, the 6th April, for the construction of a bos culvert at the Durham Post Office; the making of 30 chains of roadway at Scotchman's Flat ; the construction of two culverts and 7j chains of road way near the Shire Pound, and the construction of a 3-rail fence, gateway, &c, at the Shire (Office Reserve, Mount Clear. Plans and specifications to be seen at the Shire office. Tenders to be endorsed with the number of contract tendered for enclosing 10 per cent, on amount of contract. The lowest or any tender not necessarily accepted. ROBERT BOYD, Shire Road Engineer, 29th March. SHIRE OF RIPON.-TENDERS are invited for the following works : EAST RIDING. 3G chains construction of road, erecting one cul vert, and three quarter mile partial clearing, &c, on Snake Valley and Lintons road. 37 chains construction of road, one bos culvert, and clearing half-mile roadway, &...
PRESENTATION TO THE REV. MR J. S. WAUGH. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 3 April 1865
PRESENTATION TO THE REV. MR J. S. WMJGH. A valedictory soiree was given to the Rev. Mr J. S. Waugh by the members of his " Biblical and Theological Class," last Friday evening, in the Wesleyan School Room, Lydiard street. After tea, which was served in first-class style by Mr Ward, of Buninyong, the Rev. Mr Albiston commenced the proceedings by engaging in prayer, after which he called upon Mr James Caddie to preside. Mr Oddi.e made a lew prefatory remarks, and Messrs Nicholson, Coltman and Fitchett (members o£ the class) then addressed the meeting. Mr James San derson, jun., followed with a few remarks, in the course of which he said he considered that the class had conferred a great honor upon him by giving him the position he then occupied on behalf of the class. The hon. secretary, Mr W. R. H. Creber, then read the following address, which was en grossed and illuminated by Mr J. F. Kibble: To the Rev. James Swanton Waugh, President of the Australasian Wesloyan Methodist Conferen...
POLICE. DISTRICT COURT. Saturday, 1st April. (Before Mr Clissold, P.M.) [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 3 April 1865
POLICE. DISTRICT COURT. Saturday, 1 si April. (Before Mr CliBBold, P.M.) THREATENING BEHAVIOUB. - James Thompson, James May, and Wm. Jones were charged with threatening behaviour in the street. They were under the influence of liquor at the time, hut as this was not held by the bench to be any excuse for their offence, they were each fined 5s or eix hours' impri sonmenc. VAGRANCY".-An old woman, named Carry Jones, was charged by Constable Mansfield with having no lawful visible means of support. She came to the lock-up early on the previous evening and gave her self up. She was then, however, Bent away, but in about an hour afterwnrds she WBB found sitting on the door-step of the Warden's Court, smoking a pipe. She said she liad nowhere to go to and wished to be locked up for the night. She was accordingly taken into custody. She said she had come from Hamil ton. The bench cauiiontd and discharged her. VIOLENT BEIIAYIOUR.-Philip Wooley, charged with threatening the life of one Eliza...
LATEST INTELLIGENCE. TELEGRAPHIC DESPATCHES. [PER GREVILLE AND BIRD, REUTER'S AGENRS.] VICTORIA. DAYLESFORD, 1st April. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 3 April 1865
LATEST INTELLIGENCE. TELEGRAPHIC DESPATCHES. [PER GREVILLE AND BIRD, RBUTBR'S AQEHTS."| VICTORIA. DAYLESFOBD, 1st April. The following returns were received by the un dermentioned companies during the .week ending 1st April:-Concordia Company, 68 oz; Exchequer Company, 237 oz; White Star Company, 82 oz; Nuggetty Company, 60 oz; Fearnought 31 0Z3; Al liance Company, 13 oz; various small parcels, 130 oz; Specimen Hill Company, 217 oz; Dannervirke Company, 121 oz; Union Company, 42 oz; Hap hazard Company, 29 oz; Crown Company, 185 oz, from t58 tons of stone for nine day's work; Pope and party, Wonderful .Reef, CO oz; Union Quartz Mining Company, 20 oz.
MINING INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 3 April 1865
MINING INTELLIGENCE. Business in the share market lias not been nearly so briBk throughout: the weak, and Saturday showed no improvement over the previous days. A ten dency to buy into some of the older companies has lately become manifest, and it is still increasing, several sales in that description of stock having to be reported. The new ventures coming into the market, though not floated with the facility of a fortnight since, are generally paid a fair share of attention; but more caution is observable in canvass ing the merits of the different schemes, and the bare and sometimes bold assertions of prospectuses are not taken for granted. The following sales are re ported by the brokers Enfield, £140 ; Golden Stream, £124. Wallaby, £115; Band of Hope, £ 109, £110, £111, £112; St George, £100, £102, £110; Iioyal Standard, £108, £110; Duke of Cornwall, Durham, £100; Nelson, £23 5s; Leviathan, £19; Albion, £18 53; Spes Bona, £2, £3 2s Gd, £3 5s, £3 10s; First Chance, Springs, £3; St...
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. ADELAIDE, 1st April. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 3 April 1865
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. ADELAIDE, 1st April. The Register this morning highly eulogises the conduct of Mr Jamieson, chairman of the Cowana Bench of magistrates, in reference to the Urquhsrt scab case. A parcel of 100 tons of flour (Hart's brand) was sold to-day at £20 per ton. Wheat was sold at Ss 3d per bushel. Grace Egerton and George Case ore passengers by the Aldinga (s), which sailed for Melbourne at five p.m. this afternoon. Arrived.-Frans Scharten, from the Baltic, with timber. Sailed.-Aldinga (s) for Melbourne.
BALLAKAT LIVE STOCK MARKET. Saturday, 1st April. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 3 April 1865
BALLAKAT L1VK STOCK MARKET. Saturday, 1st April. MESSRS U'l-'AItlUXL AND Sox report Horses.-Outof placed in ouryards forsale to-day, wo sold 77 at prices in ovory case satisfactory. The principal Mobs wcro-light and medium draught, from the run of Messrs 13. and A.. Austin, Wicklitfe, which averaged £18 7s per head; Slight draught, from the run of J. Haines, Ksq., Colac, which averaged £17 per head; and 18 light ponies, from the last-mentioned run, which sold at an averago of 2s Ud per head. Thirty-two head, in small mobs, wcro sold at currcnt l-atea. Thero having been none elsewhere in the market tho supply was unusually light, and iu consequence every useful horse, and in many cases inferior animals, sold ex tremely high. There were no heavy draught colts and fillies forward, whilst the demand for them is very great. A few (about 2(1 head) from the celebrated stud of John Calvert, iisij, of Colac, are laid on for next Saturday, and from tho character of the breed we anticipato tha...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 3 April 1865
SEED WHEAT. SPLENDID White Tuscan from the Colae. WILLIAM EAVES, Armstrong street. ' ft AHE under.-igned is prepared to make Cash A Advances on wheat, oat3, and barley, consigned to him for sale or storage. WILLI Ail EAVES, Agent for William Degraves' guaranteed silk dressed flour. NOTICE TO FARMERS, PRODUCE MiSR CHANTS, AND SPECULATORS. THE undersigned are prepared to make liberal cash advances on grain consigned to them for sale or storage. Best Btore on Ballarat; free from vermin, and insurance very low. M'DOWALL and GRAY. C^OLONIAL BANK OF AUSTKALAS1A J Incorporated by Act of Council, 1856. Subscribed Capital, £1,000,000. Paid up do, £437,500. This Bank allows interest on deposits at the fol lowing rates: Payable on Demand at 2J per cent per annum. 3)0 at 1 month's notice, i " " Do 3 months' do, 5 ,, " Do 6 months' do, 6 ,, " Drafts are issued on London, Liverpool, and Man chester, as well as upon most of the principal towns of IRELAND and SCOTLAND. For its constituents tho Bank...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 3 April 1865
ADVERTISEMENTS. HOTICES OF CALLS. AL.I3fc.KT EDWARD Q. M. CO. (Registered), Stieglitz.-The first call of ten shillings per share liaa been made due and payable on t'.r before Thursday next, Gth April. THOMAS. A. nAWKINS, Manager. Lydiard street, Hallarat, 30th March. C~lAK.NGHAil~UNl.TKU GOLD MINING COil J PANY (Registered).-NOTICE-The 4Sth call of two shillings per 1125th share is made payable to the manager at the company's office oa Monday, the 10th in6t. EDWARD WINDUS, Mauager. CXRESWIOK GRaND TRUNK G. M. COM ) PAN V (:;eaistered). -NOTICE.-A Gall of I ten shillings per share (on shares Nos. 445 to 1000) ! has been made and declaied payable on Monday, 10th instant, either at the company's office, Lydiard street, Ballarat, or at the Bank of New South Wales, Creo wick and Ballarat. A. T. MORRISON, Manager. UKE OF CORN\VALi7~FREeWlD G~jf. CO. (Registered) Durham.-NOTICE-A cail of sis shillings per share is made on tbo capital of the company, payable at the Union Bank, Ballarat, or ...
BALLARAT SHARE MARKET. Ballarat, 1st April. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 3 April 1865
BALLARAT SHARE .MARKET. Baliarat, 1st April. Messrs WALSII, Wkre and MOORE, and Mr S. GOUJON report Tho amount of business transacted during the past woel: lias been eijuai to the average, although the market has been subject to ono or two sudden liuetua tions. About Thursday there was an increased demand for St. Goorgc scrip, and consequently prices roso from 4195 to £115 ; subsequently they fell to £110, owing to the number of sellers that came forward. Band of liopo scrip suffered a decline, but at tho close of tho market recovered. They opened at £120, fell to £'107. and to-day (Saturday) wero purchased as high as £115. New enterprises are being partly neglected, and public opinion is against any new schemes being launched at jiresent. Tho following are the yields for the week: Nelson 003 oz, Detianeo 25 oz, Duko of Cornwall 2S oz 16 dwt, Albion 2>7 oz, Alston and Weardale 12? oz, Iiotishiw 127 oz 10 dwt. Corinella 27S oz, Great Ex tended 154 oz, lfoh-i-Noor G15oz, Band of Uo...
COUNTRY MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 3 April 1865
COUNTRY MARKETS. CKESWICK.-Flour is sold at the mill for £22 per ton, sharps at 2s per bushel, and bran Is Gd per bushol. Wheat is purchased at 7s Sd to 8s per bushel. Hay, £5 to £5 10s per ton. Oats, 3s 3d to 3s Sd per bushel. Pota toes, £7 to £8 per ton. CLOSES.-Flour, .£23 per ton. Hay, £5 to £5 10s por ton. Oats, 3s 3d to 3s Sd per bushel. Pollard, 2s, and bran Is 4d per bushel. Potatoes, i'7 to £8 per ton.
PARLIAMENTARY INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 3 April 1865
""PARLIAMENTARY INTELLIGENCE. The following from the Argus supplements our report published on Saturday: In tho Legislative Assembly on Friday, Mr Verdon brought down messages from the Governor, recommending that provision should be made out of the consolidated revenue for establish ing in Victoria a branch of the Royal Mint, and pro viding compensation for members of Parliament. On the motion of Mr Itsuisay, a select committee was appoioted to enquire iiuo the capabilities of the Cape IV.ier-o!), Port Aih-rt, and other coal-fields, and the best means of rendering them available. Mr Howard submitted a proposition, having for its object the (appropriation °f £3500 for laying down pipes to conduct water from the Grassy-flit Reser voir to such parts of the Bendigo district as the level of the country will permit. Mr Sullivan opposed the motion, for the reason that several applications of a similar character had already been refused. At the same time he inti mated that a measure to meet...
SMYTHESDALE SHARE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 3 April 1865
SMYHIE3DALE SL1AKE MARKET. Mr DAVID HAM reports as follows: The share market was pretty brisk during tho oarly part of tho week-, but at tho latter portion of tho week business was somewhat dull, owing partly to tbo great number of scrip of now companies being rushed into tho market, and probably partly attributablo to the ap proaching Eastor holidays. Tho attention of mining .speculators has been turned more particularly to tho claims situnfo at tho north of Smythesdalo, in conso qiicnco of tho excellent returns of thp Phronix Company Uun'og tho past week. This and tho adjoining claims bid fajrto be a bafo and profitable field Tor mining in vestment. Hcrip in tho l'hoc-nir hayo changed hands at JE8 5s, £8 10s, and £9. Gulf Streams havo been soid at £i to £i 10s, and buyers aro now necking for them at £4. Amazons at £2 to £2 10s. Since tlio good pros pocts of tho Phoenix Company, Pre-omptives havo been eagerly enquired after ; shares havo changed Lands at from £3 15s to £4 10s; sell...
NEWS AND NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 3 April 1865
NEWS AND NOTES. A very painful accident happened to Dr Browne, of the Durham, on Thursday last, whilBt returning, in company with Dr Nicholson, from a consultation at Hardie's Hill. It appears that the two gentlemen had been occupied for some time in the consultation, and that when they set out on their return journey it was about nine o'clock and the night extremely dark. Owing to some accident, the horse which Dr Brownewas riding stumbled,and the ri ;er was thrown with great violence on his face. He was for some time quite insensible and breathed very heavily. A third pprson, who was showing the doctors the way back, proceeded to seek for assistance and some means of moving the injured man, Dr Nicholson in the meanwhile, rendering his ftl'ow practitioner what aid lie could in the dark. After a time willing help was obtained from 6ome neighboring houses, and the wounded man was conveyed to an hotel. On exami nation, it was found that the bones of the nose were brokea, and that some...