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Mining. [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 11 February 1857
Min tug. THE past fortnight bas been fruitful in mat ters of interest to those concerned in mining affairs. A flood of litigation has supervened upon the advent of the New Regulations, the cir¿um6tances attending which have proved that even the people who made the regula- ! tiona could not understand them ¡ or that each inclined to a free and independent inter pretation thereof. And yet we were found fault with when we endeavored to enforce a little pruning and thinning of the masses of verbiage sent forth as lawB for the miners of the district. But really, with our recent ex periences of disorder in the conduct of the judicial business of thc Local Court, it is im possible not to imagine the existence of analagous eccentricities in legislative session ; and hence the naturel conclusion that the wonder is our laws are as clear and precise as they are. The lawyers have made sad havoc was intrepid enough» to tell the Court that Mr Michie was right when he said they ought not to admini...
WHITE HORSE. (From our own Correspondent.) 10th February, 1852. [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 11 February 1857
I WHITE HOESE. | (From our own Gorrespondenl.J 10th February, 1852. WHAT THE MEIT OF SEBASTOPOL HATE DODE.-It will perhaps be in the memory of many, that some few weeks back, it was notified that a gentleman on Sebastopol, (Mr Walk Surveyor), was preparing a geological survey of ¡this hill and surrounding gullies, under the enterprise of the committees of White Horse and Frenchman's for the en hancement of the funds of the leads, and which has been lithographed, and will be in the bands of an agent in a few days hence for sale ; they contain (two in number) a beau tiful delineation of the Hills and surrounding gullies, so well known in this locality, and an interesting colored stratified description of these allied leads, with a key, forming a great novelty in Ballarat for presentation to friends at home. At the usual weekly committee meeting on Monday evening, and through the kindness of the Secretary, I am enabled to state that it was moved by Mr Bradbury, and seconded by Mr McCau...
BALLARAT GOLD CIRCULAR. Ballarat, 11th February, 1857. [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 11 February 1857
BALLARAT GOLD CIRCULAR. _ . Ballant. 11th February, 1867. | ine pnce of gold remains at £3 IBs. 6&lt;L, with bot few panal* offering. We are glad to observe the deposits increasing, rainera and others being unwilling to sell at present rates. SSOOBT. The escort of this day takes down : From Ballarat to Melbourne.... 11,293 10 £16,214 0 0 Creswick to Melb. 1,133 16 0 0 0 Ballarat to Geelong 0 0 0 0 0 Gratwick to Geelong 0 0 0 0 0 Total.12,427 5 £16,214 0 0 DEPOSITS. ox. dwts. £ s. Gold & money on daposit 1st Feb. 29,171 5 1379 0 Deposited this wk 2,668 10 0 0 Withdrawn do. 2,131 0 0 0 Balance 7th Feb. 29,608 16 1.Î/9 0 0 BASTUW & DtJUGLAB, Gold-brokers.
The Star. DAILY ISSUE. WEDNESDAY, 11TH FEBRUARY, 1857. THE PROPERTY QUALIFICATION. [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 11 February 1857
?\¡t liar. _PAII.T I8SÜB. W EDNESDAY, UTH FEBRUABY, 1857. THE PROPERTY QUALIFICA TION. THE Assembly Members Property Qualification Bill having been passed by the Lower, will to day be brought before the Upper House for the second reading. There have been a great many premonitory mutterings of oppo sition from the honorable ge¿Jemen, and as there are a few of them whose course of political conduct seems to be regulated, not hy the evident wish of the people, ot fevén by what may be considered the general welfare of the Colony, but by a principle of blind an tagonism to the more liberal members of the Assembly, we may consider the safety of the Bill as somewhat doubt ful. This is the more probable, as from the Constitution of the Council, the members are almost insensible to the pressure of public opinion ; the Press h as not a tithe of the influence over them that it has over the members of the Assembly. Were this not the case, the passing of the Bill in its in tegrity would not be d...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 11 February 1857
mams*»MÄSKae ©rexes MAIN BOAB, BÂLLABAT. *|^HE Proprietors beg to thank tiwsrfriendsfoT JL the numerous orders with which they have hitherto been favored, and ia soliciting a con tinuance of patronage, take tbs Opportunity thus afforded them of (tating that, m order to suet the increased demands for speed on the part of their customers, they have made large additions to their stock of FEINTING MACHINES, PBESSES, JOBBING AND FANCY TYPE, as well as every description of COLORED INES AND PAPERS, and are now prepared to execute orders on the SHORTEST REASONABLE NOTICE, at prices Only .quailed by the larger establishments in Mel bourne or Geelong. As a sample of their Prices they give the following List for Printing in every day vu : Posting Bills. Sise of Star sheet, per 100 i 15 0 Every additional 100 . 0 16 0 Half size of Star sfe&et 100 . 1 fi 0 Every addition 100. 0 10 0 Qnartersiseofo'iarsheetlOO. 0 15 0 NOTE.-Colored paper for any of the above pet 100 additional, 5s., or in...
COPPER AND GOLD DISCOVERIES IN SOUTH AUSTRALIA. [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 11 February 1857
COPPER AND GOLD DISCOVE RIES IN SOUTH AUSTRALIA. The Adelaide Times says, for some j weeks past a rumor has been current in Adelaide of a further discovery of copper to the northward. This rumor has now settled down into a fixed reality. Mr Bull arrived on Monday evening fi om the seat ot" the reported discovery, milich has already been surveyed and taken on H mining lease, and he has finished us with particulars, of which we proceed'to give a digest. " The situation of the mine is east of Mount Stuart, and bearing 100 miles N.N.E. of Port Augusta, the road to which is easy of access, and well sup plied with water from spriugs at inter vals of ten or fifteen miles the whole of the way. The samples from the mine, ex hibited to us by Mr Bull, are of malachite and silver grey ore of the richest description. Mr Bull reports Iiis having traced the lode at surface ibr fifty fathoms, bearing a continuous course of ore the whole of the way, and cn his breaking the ground on the course of th...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 11 February 1857
.".-..-_ SMÜH vwraw» £IÔ- 1 fight "Strawberry bullock, *ed «»H,*aar rtfrBpSkH? «o^|osDe8V«enr^ew ; 1 «euowJaeâer, while giots, "Wina near eye, new horn faroïet), ceßr Thigh « conjoined. 1 rei! bullock, codi horns, hind feet white, near ramp like C. 1 yeUow brinale*teer, white back, S» ear marked, blatch near ramp, newly brandea, ii*** euawberryliBifer, off horn down, ear marked, "legible brand near ribs. l yeUow bullock,«eek n^"% marked, near ribs like B, near ramp JPB .*r PB. off back MJM. 1 red yearling hehV, .white spots, near rump like C. 1 dark led Steer, ear marked, near rnmp blotch, off fibs like 5 MCJL 1 dark brindle bullock, off horn broken, eats marked, blind off eye, off nbs like L, off JC rump j J JHM (the HM conjoined.) 1 yellow - bullock, near ear marked, off rump JRW, off back Jilee O H, blotch near rump, newly branded 1 red bullock, near ribs F, near rump like E-) I light strawberry heifer, red head, illegible brand near ribs. 1 tight yellow bullock, large cock horns...
LOCAL COURT. Tuesday, 10th February. [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 11 February 1857
LOCAL oUBT. ¡ Tuesday, lOth February. _ j Present : the Chairman, ana .messrs »ray, O'Connor, Mostert, Yates, and Coleman, Macksey and others v. Cusack. -For breach of regulations. The defendant in this case was the sur veyor of the Durham Lead, and he com plained that he had been summoned before by tte defendant, and the case haying been heard, and decided by the Court, he held it contd not again be entertained. The Court decided to go on with the case. Andrew Macksey, plaintiff, deposed to the facts previously reported in a hearing of the case on a similar complaint. The charge Was brought under the 8th clause of the new regulations, and plaintiff said that de fendant had refused to register him when applied to, after thc Court had given -him authority to act as surveyor. Defendant said that he did not register plaintiff's, because they did not apply till Saturday, whereas those whom he did re gister had applied on Friday. Plaintiffs rejoined that they were in possession on Saturd...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 11 February 1857
clipper dap! . . DONALD Jt^KAY, 2 588 tons register, ^OCKT^dn iwâen, &lt;fica]i7^ Warner, commander, wüH» oespah&ed puac^ Hie Donald M'Kay fs^sfae : largest Aip has arrived in Hobsotfa. Bay.'Siejins'baSt^ specially as an Aiistialiatt ^>aaenger pftdot, i)y the celebrated ballder Donald M*JEay¿ and so «xpesse has been sparta to inake beran every «meet, worthy of «brftatne^ä» Jieats. Thé fcrt-ckss passenger acconurox^^ wmprîsing/dining ídoon^Jadieí cabin, music «nd bath rooms, and smoking rcom on deck, «ell lighted, and ventilated by large side ports, and are famished with eveiy requisite, including bedding* : ; ~ The second and íníenneái&ierabmaccoinmo dations are most comfortably arranged, lofty, spacious, well lighted, «nd ttarWgUyventilated by ade porte. ?? .. Second cabin passengers are supplied with a good table and steward's attendance. Inter mediate passengers recerre a liberal supply of the best provisions. The ship is fitted with iron tanks, carryin...
Local Intelligence. [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 12 February 1857
3Lotal Sittelltgettce, CALEDONIAN LEAD.-This ground was proclaimed yesterday by Mr Warden Smith, and Mr Wingate has been chosen snrreyor by the committee of the miners there. We have heard the proclamation called a " con ditional " one ; but what that means we cannot tell ; as we are not aware that the regulations speak anywhere about any more than one kind of proclaiming, namely a " determining" when and where the front age system is to be applied. It appears that two persons went down the Caledonian prospect shaft on Tuesday, and having ex amined thc workings, made affidavit, or were prepared to do so, that a gutter had been proved and both reefs struck. On the other hand, four other persons went down, the same morning, arid they were not pre pared to say that the two reefs had been struck, and therefore thai the gutter had been thoroughly proved. The War den, however, took the opinion of the two men, arid proclaimed the ground telling the Lady Barkly surveyor, when he in timated ...
MUNICIPAL COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 12 February 1857
MUNICIPAL COUNCIL This body met on Wednesday afternoon, ai the Council Chambers, Sturt-street. Present-The Chairman, J. Oddie, Esq. : and Councillors Muir, R. Smith, W. C. Smith, Tulloch, and Stewart. The minutes of the previous meeting were read and confirmed, as were also those of a meeting of the Public Works Com mittee. The Town Clerk read the following cor respondence-Letter from the Central Road Board, declining to form and metal Sturt street beyond Raglan-street for want of funds. Councillor W. C. Smith moved that Mr Lalor be written to, requesting* him to urge the matter upon the Government. Councillor Tulloch seconded the motion, which was carried. Letter from the Census Commissioners, stating that they would give the Enumerator for the Municipal District of Ballarat £25. Letter from Mr Turner, the Police Ma gistrate, stating that he was ready to swear m Mr Oddie as a magistrate. Mr Oddie stated that he had been sworn in. Letter from Mr Lalor, stating that he had applied fo...
ITALY. [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 12 February 1857
ITALY. If we may believe a letter from Na- j pies, King Ferdinand is said to have ! pardoned 47 political prisoners and j exiles, among whom are the companions | of Poerio, but not he himself. We j also learn from Naples, that several soldiers have been arrested there in th« act of distributing a revolutionary pro clamation to their comrades ; and that the informer, also a soldier, has been raised to the rank of sergeant in con sequence. A recent telegraphic despatch states that Naples is much agitated, and that'? large bodies of troops occupy the i streets. A revolutionary movement is said to have broken out in the pro vinces, but the news was not confirmed ' when the despatch left Naples An "^th«r:4espateh says the Austrian am nesty had^iro^Bced^a very favorable : impression at AClan¿^It-~isiiot yet known whether the Emperor wüt-«igit^ that city. ^
INSURRECTION IN SICILY. [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 12 February 1857
I msDBatoiöN IN SICILY. I The Gattelico /of Genoa gives the following details relative to the affinr in Sicily î-r ' BaronBentívenga-who is betiered te luve been at the head of the ont luv pr*t»^ de pendent on lom. He waited on the principal local áu&ónty, and told him tb^jfromflrat momenibe (the Baron) was 4h%bes4 of thé Government. Aioe& fy' im foñbwiera, he/opened the prisons ¡to «boot Inventyfinjlivv duals, who, however, would not Join, him, but went elsewhere, and again deUver^ themselves np to justice. He was soon at tile head of about forty persons. The Government having reteived infermatioñ of what was going on, sent some troops from Palermo against this body of men, and when the Corriere Siciliano steamer left, they had been partly captured, and order restored. Such are the accounts given by persons who left Palermo on the 26th of Novem ber, and Naples on the 28th by the Corriere, which is the last packet arrived at Genoa.
ATTEMPT TO ASSASSINATE THE KING OF NAPLES. [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 12 February 1857
ATTEMPT TO ASSASSINATE THE KING OF NAPLES. At noon, on the 8th December, there was a review and fett in honor of the ¡ Immaculate Conception in Naples. While the troops were defiling, a soldier of the 31st battalion of Chasseurs rushed from the ranks and struck the King on the left side. The King was not wound ed. The soldier was knocked down and seized by Colonel Latour. The Oesterreichische Correspondez says that the bayonet of the soldier struck the King of Naples on the right side, above the waist. By another account we are informed that a soldier fired his car bine at his Majesty, who, it is said, was slightly wounded ; that the soldier was killed on the spot, and that Naples was ! agitated. It is added that the intelli gence from Sicily was satisfactory. \
ROMAN STATES. [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 12 February 1857
ROMAN STATES. One of the most eminent men in the States of the Church, Count Francis Lovatelli, has been assassinated at Ra venna. He was going home, accom panied by his man of business, when an unknown person fired a pistol close to his body. The wound is mortal. The murderer has escaped. Count Lovatelli was a devoted liberal, and in 1843 was obliged to exile himself in France on account of his opinions. In 1848 he was numbered with the 1 peers pf the Roman states under the : constitutional government, and for some time he was intendant of Fer rara. For some time past, however, 1 he has lived a retired Ufe. j
BY ELECTRIC TELEGEAPH. Melbourne, Wednesday, 7.30 P.M. [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 12 February 1857
BY ELECTRIC TELEGEAPH. [ Melbourne, Wednesday, 7-30 P.M. | ¿fie Assembly met this afternoon at half-past four. The preUminary business was unimpor tant. In reply to Mr Duffy, Mr Sladen stated, that the omission in publishing the amend ments in the Postage System wul be remedied in time for the Simla. Mr Snodgrass's motion regarding the expendi ture of £6000 in making approaches to .Rich mond and Prahran Bridge was postponed ; as was also Mr Blair's motion regarding the re moval of the Camp at Maryborough ; owing to the absence of Captain Pasley. lu reply to Hr M'Culloch, regarding the de tention of the Hail Steamers in Robson's Bay, when on the homeward route, Mr Childers stated that a draught of the contract had not yet been received, hut that he believed forty-eight hours -stoppage would be allowed, exclusive of Sundays and holidays. Hr Humffray's motion regarding the Powder Magazine at Ballarat, was postponed. . 1 In reply to Mr Foster, it was stated that the Public Observatory w...
TURKEY. [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 12 February 1857
I TURKEY. The re-opening of the Conferences i in Paris was known at Constantinople ' on the 1st of December. It was sup- j posed to be probable that Aali Pacha ¡ would return to Paris and supersede for a time Djemil Bey. It was pretended by the Greek party that Russia was to have an in- j demnity for Belgrad. Redschid | Pacha's ministry was consolidating j itself. The ambassadors were said to i have disapproved of Aali Pacha's j resignation. Feruk Khan's conferences with Lord j Stratford de Redcliffe would not pro- j bably be made public for several : months, and then first in England. ¡ The Sultan had received, at an au- . dienee, General Durando, the repre- ! sentative of Sardinia. j The whole of the establishment and j archives of the British embassy have been removed from Teheran. The capture of Herat was again con tradicted. The Journal de Constantinople ex- j presses a belief that Bolgrad and the j Isle of Serpents will be given up te ] Turkey, but that Russia will receive som...