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Shipping Intelligence. ARRIVED. HO[?]SON'S BAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 7 August 1856
Sapping EntgUtgcncc. ABKITED. HOBSOK'S BAT. August S-Monanh, barque, 315 tons, from Sydney, 22nd ult. August 4-M ¡ramie Dyke, three-masted schooner, from Wanganui, 5th ult. August 4-Wonga Wonga, A S.N. Co.'e steamer, from Adelaide, 2nd inst. August 4-Jessie, schooner, from New castle, N.S.W., 2nd inst. August 4-Victory, schooner, from Warr nambool. Angust 4 - Royal Shepherd, steamer, from Launceston, 3rd inst. Aug!«: 6-Eagle, schooner, from Sydney, 24th ult. August ô-Emma, barque, from Sydney, 23rd ult. August S-Royal Sovereign, barque, from Lond >n, 14th April. August 5-Maid of the Yerra, steamer, from Launceston, 1st i nit. August 5-Uti Blas, brig, from Otago, 1st inst. August 5-City of Sydney, A.S.N. Co.'s steamer, from Sydney, 2nd inst, August 5-Storm Bird, steamer, from Port Albert. August 5 - Annie Wilson, ship, from Liverpool,
CONFERENCE OF MUNICIPAL DELEGATES. [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 7 August 1856
! COXFEHEXCE OF MUNICIPAL DELE I GATES. The Conference held its second meeting at Melbourne, on Tuesday. Present-Councillors Verdon (Chairman) Owen, Gardner, Crews, Johnson, Browning, Oddie, M'Gregor, Palmer, and Sullivan. The following resolutions were carried : " 1. That in the opinion of this Council it is essential to the well-working of the Municipal bodies that they should receive pecuniary assist ance in addition to local taxation. " 2. That in this new colony, where all works have to be created as well as maintained, it is j j ur i that the funds derived from the sale or lca-ing (as may be determined on) of thc pub- ' lie lands should be devoted to create those works rendered necessary by the sal.: or leasing of such ; lands, and the consequent settlement of popu lation thereon. " That it is the opinion of this meeting that thc endowment of municipalities should be by money, and also by land, the detail and mode of grant to be settled by subsequent resolutions." The members ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 7 August 1856
:--- I NOTICE to Subscriber«.-Subscribers j who may have any cause of complaint I regarding the non-ielivery of their paper will huye the mutter rectified immediately by sending a note to the onie«. NOTICE TO COKHESPONDEKTS.-"AnCnfor tunute Miner," must again excuse us; his miilortunes will bc detailed in oar nest. James-is also uuavoidalily postponed.
THE STAR. THURSDAY, 7th AUGUST, 1856. OUR CANDIDATES. [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 7 August 1856
TUE STAR. THURSDAY, 7th AUGUST, 1856. OUR CANDIDATES. j DUKING last session of the Legis- ' lntive Council, Mr Fellowes, the pre- ; sent Solicitor General, introduced a I bill for the purpose of establishing an Inn ot' Court in the Colony ; with, a great flourish of trumpets he iiifonned the honorable members that the Bill would be of the greatest advantage to the Colony ; it would improve the standing of the legal profession, give it a higher tone, and lead to a better standard of education among its mem bers than exists at present- Had these been the real objects of the BUL it would, no doubt, have received the support of the liberal members of the House, and have been made law. The real'object however was to establish a Legal Corporation, possessing a mono poly of the legal business of the Colony; noue but members of it would be allowed to follow their pro fession here ; it would virtually have the power of stopping the supply of barristers and attornies, and of retain ing; to it...
MINING REGULATIONS FOR ABSENTEEISM. [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 7 August 1856
METING BEGÜLATIONS FOE ABSEN TEEISM. ' The following Begiuations connected -with the shove head, have been laid before the Local Court by Mr Baker, and are now under con sideration by the Members. Proposed by Mr Baker, and seconded by Mr O'Connor 1. Any person holding and representing more than one snare in any claim or nximber of claims shall forfeit all interest in each and every of such shares or daims, and shall not be entitled to any compensation for work done or money expended upon such shares or claims. 2. The surveyors of leads or gutters shall keep a book in which they shall register the names of applicants for vacant or forfeited shares. Such applicants shall take precedence according to priority of date of application, and such ap plication shall take precedence of all other appli cations for vacant and forfeited shares, except otherwise provided. 3. That within forty-eight Í48) hours after i the date of the registration of claims the parties 1 so registered shall proceed...
Commercial. BALLARAT TRADE REPORT. Ballarat, 6th August, 1856. [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 7 August 1856
commercial. BALLARAT TRADE REPORT. j .Ballarat, 6th August, 1856. ¡ The aspect of things in Ballarat proper, and its dependencies, is very cheering for the coining months-merchants, though, are complaining loudly of the great difficulty of executing then orders. AVe expect that the trade, during thc summer months, will bc such as has never been done on Ballarat before. The only alteration worthy of note in the market price is that of dour; the rot cat news from England and America has caused considerable excitement, and prices have advanced full £4 per ton. Bran also is scarce and ruling higher. GuoccaiEs.-Sugars are steady at our last quotations. The general impression as to Candles is that they will rule yet lower; Price's Bi Imonts ls. "3d. "to Is. S^d., and in anticipa- j tion of large arrivals some lots have changed ; h aiid ; at ls. 2d. j I'ltovisioNS.-Cheese, good English, con tinues scarce, and realises higher rates. Bacon and Hams, infirior is unsaleable, hut Cue 1 sawpits ...
BALLARAT GOLD CIRCULAR. 6th August, 1856. [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 7 August 1856
BALLAKAT GOLD CIRCULAR. j 6th August, 1856. j TUe pnce of gold is £3 17». 9 J. per oz., with even-, chance oi a reduction within the next few days ; au average quantity o tiering-. The .Escort uf this week took down : ozs. dwts. £ s. d. From Ballarat to Melbourne. 14,007 0 11,079 10 0 Creswick to aMb. 1,507 IO OOO Ballam to Get-Jong 514 0 201 0 0 Creswick to Geelong 0 0 0 0 0 Total. 10\25&lt;8 10 ll.SyO 10 0 DEPOSITS. There wpre on de posit 27th July 51,028 5 2,019 0 0 I>*|j&lt;j5iteú this wk. 3,070 10 0 0 0 WithilRiwu " 5,409 15 0 0 0 Balance 2nd Aug. 49 ,£89 0 2,019 0 0 BANKEN & DOUGLAS, Gold Brokers, Lydiard Street, Township.
BALLARAT HORSE BAZAAR. 6th August, 1856. [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 7 August 1856
BALLARAT HORSE BAZAAR. 6th August, 1856. A good business has been transacted in the horse market during the past week, previous prices hoing fully maintained. I have disposed of a number of useful draught stock at pricss ranging from £70 to £95. PRICKS CVUUEST : 1st Class draught horses.... £80 to £120 2nd. do. do. 55 " 70 Light harness do. 35 " 50 Saddle hacks Nominal. A. P. BOWKS, Proprietor.
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 7 August 1856
BIRTH. &nbsp; On the 30th ult., the wife of Mr. Thomas &nbsp; Smith, of Bakery Hill, Ballarat, of a &nbsp; daughter. &nbsp; On the 6th inst., the wife of Mr. Fredk. Burton, of Bakery Hill, Ballarat, of a &nbsp; daughter. &nbsp; DIED. At Brown's Diggings, on August 1st, 1856, William Koch, aged 21 years 10 months, from Hanover, Germany, and lately of the United States. To his many friends his afflicted brother gives this notice.
Open Column. "For the opinions of Correspondents expressed here we are not responsible; we give every phase of intelligently expressed opinion a place in this column, refusing no useful letter merely because its sentiments differ from our own." THE GOLD TRADE. (To the Editor of the Star.) [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 7 August 1856
Open &lt;£oitunw. j " For the opinions of Correspondents expressed here we arc not responsible ; we give every phase of intcHigcnay expressed opinion a place in this colamu, refusing no useful let ter merely because its sentiments differ from our own." THE GOLD TRADE. (Ta the Editor of the Star.) Sí a,-I believe ic is usual when « clipper ship, and a fast Bailing one, like the " James Baines" is upon the berth for Liverpool, that gold is much sought after in this market, and purchased for shipment by such vessels. .The price of gold here is always higher by about two shillings an ounce than that of the Bindigo gold-fields ; the quality of our produce being about twenty-three and a-half carats lin?, whilst that of the Bendigo district is scarcely twenty-two and three quarters. This has beeu ascertained to be the relative purity for finest samples of both fields. by the latest experimenta in London, i Xt is no wonder then that our gold is in such démand, for it richly deserves...
STONEY CREEK. [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 7 August 1856
[ _ BTOJfEY CREEK. j i have just seen a person from Stoney Creek | on whom I eau depend. He states that on j Saturday last, he saw a 14ib. nugget of pure gold taken out near thc Stockyard Creek ; he had it in his hand soon afterwards. It was found in clay-not any rock near it, and several other nuggets of 9 ozs. downwards, were also í brought to light. A 9 oz. nugget was taken out in the Splitters' Gully. ! There are about 2000 people spread over the ¡ Stoney Creek and adjoining diggings, and a jroat many coming every hour ; some also are leaving. Sly informant states that there are hun dreds making fortunes, a good many doing well,. and some not clearing expenses ; he has visited all the Victoria Gold Mines, and is of opinion that the Stoney Creek digging, and the neigh borhood, form an extensive gold field, and only want, what they are now likely to get, a good trial. Beef, 5d per lb ; mutton, 4s 6d per quarter ; tea and sugar cheap ; flour, 6d per lb. The charges at thc inns are ...
NEW SOUTH WALES GOLD FIELDS. STONEY CREEK. [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 7 August 1856
NEW SOUTH WALES GOLD FIELDS. _ STOKET CBEEX-- ' \ A correspondent -writing rrom aieroo on mc 22nd. instant, informs ns that in addition to thc 14-lb nugget foond at tho Stockyard Creek on the preñóos Saturday, another'large nugget, weighing 290 ounces, has since been found. It has been handed over to the Gold Commissioner in the district for safety, and to bc forwarded to Sydney by the escort leaving on the 26th in consequence of thc demand for means of transport, both by storekeepers and diggers shifting their quarters, freight from Bathurst and Mudgee to Meroo has risen very considera bly vitbin the last few weeks. About a month ago, horse teams could be obtained from Bath ust at 7s ; but, up to the date of writing, thc ¡ charge had been increased to 12s. Carriage ] from the Meroo to Louisa Creek vras from 8s to ] iOs, and to Stoney Creek-a distance of only j ten miles-20s to 25s. Provisions as a natural ' consequence were also advancing in price, but no change had taken place in ...
Mining. [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 7 August 1856
_jHttttng. THERE are ever to be heard croakers, who go about whining their jeremiads respecting our gold fields. According to them we are on our last legs ; our leads are all run out, or running out ; and nothing is left for us but a most hu- j ndliating lapse from metropolitan ascendency to the rank of a third or fourth-rate position, or worse still, a condition of woe-begone, poverty-stricken " dufferdom." Wc very sincerely svmpathise with these me lancholy people. It is doubtless all due to a deranged stomach ; and thc very best thing for them will bc a judicious medical adviser, or a thorough good treatise upon dyspepsia. ' Happily for Ballarat there appears to be a recuperaoTcncss about her which, instead of leading us to hang down our heads, affords us ground for the most lively hope for the future a long, long future. At present we do not hope -we realise ; of which our steady escort re turns continue to be a satisfactory and conclu sive illustration. While there is nothing r...
MACHINERY IN MINING. [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 7 August 1856
MACHINERY IN MINING. ] The diggers' meeting at the Theatre last Saturday deserves a few lines of comment. It cannot fail to have left some sort of impression, «pon most persons present-to have set in action new trains of thought,-or to have confirmed past convictions, upon seve ral questions of pressing importance not only to the diggers themselves, but to the colony at large. We need scarcely remark that truth or error, wisdom or impolicy, upon any pointe, are not tested by the fate of resolu tions-they cannot be ascertained by vote,-and a little calm reconsidera tion of certain subjects then mooted may not be wholly wasted. Thc question of using machinery in mining was not fairly represented there. We arc satisfied that the be lief in the advantages of its employ ment has made far greater general progress than it appeared to have done among that section of the mining community then present. We are equally assured that the possession of the means for its purchase would have materia...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 7 August 1856
THIS DAY, At 11 o'clock. POSITIVE AND UNRESERVED SALE OF £2,000 WORTH OF Winter and Spring Clothing and Boots. A. LAZARUS & CO. will sell by auction, on the premises, at the Montezuma &nbsp; Clothing Store, Main road, opposite the Monte- zuma Hotel, the whole of the -valuable and superior assorted stock of CLOTHING AND BOOTS AND SHOES, suitable for the Winter and ensuing seasons, consisting of Pea jackets, shooting coate, American pants, grey serge shirts, Scotch twill shirts, regatta shirts, hosiery, &c, &c American pegged boots of every description, patent Napoleons, superior .Wellingtons, water tights, patent leather boots and shoes, Sec., &c. Also a Quantity of 72-in. grey calico and matting. The Trade are particularly requested to attend on Thursday, August 7th, 1836, at ll o'clock sharp, as the whole must be cleared out on that day, Without Reserve. SATURDAY, 30TH AUGUST. In the County Court of Buninyong ) ". -, in the Colony of Victoria...
BENDIGO. [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 7 August 1856
BENDIGO. We abridge the following intelligence from the Advertiser :-"The quartz reef behind the British American is still being worked with spirit, and although as yet no gold has been struck, the indications are such as to hold out every inducement to persevere. The reef, or supposed reef, lately taken up in front of Mr Hydes' store, is turning out pretty well, some fine specimens of coarse gold being procurcd each day. At present nothing but loose rubble quartz has been found, but the gold procured is sufficient to encourage the parties to &nbsp; go on. &nbsp; Considerable improvements have been made &nbsp; in the common puddling machine at Iron Bark. &nbsp; Some ingenious Americans have constructed &nbsp; &nbsp; one so that the horse, by cog and fly wheels, &nbsp; &nbsp; puddles, pumps, and cradles at the same time. &nbsp; This saves a great deal of labor, and is worthy the attention of the owners of puddlin...
POLICE COURT. Tuesday, August 5th. (Before W. Turner. Esq., S. M.) [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 7 August 1856
POLICE COURT. Tuesday, August 5th. &nbsp; (Before W. Turner. Esq., S. M.) &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; John Simon, a native of Manilla, was placed &nbsp; at the bar charged with the wilful murder of &nbsp; Timothy Molan, at Brown's Diggings in the &nbsp; month of July last. It may be in the recollec- tion of our readers that the deceased lost his life in an affray with some natives of Manilla &nbsp; and a New Zealander, having first provoked &nbsp; the affray by knocking the New Zealander's &nbsp; eye out. An inquest had been held before Dr. &nbsp; Clendinning the coroner, when the jury had re- &nbsp; turned a verdict of "justifiable homicide" with regard to the parties who had killed Molan. The prisoner, Simon, had been arrested at Sandridge and sent up to Ballarat, under the warrant of the Mayor of Melbourne, on a charge of wilful murder. Constable Hart now deposed, that he had brought the pris...
MELBOURNE. (From our own Correspondent.) 5th August, 1856. [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 7 August 1856
I MELBOURNE. (From our own Correspondent.) Sdi August, 1856. Of candidates for the honor of representing this City in the Legislative Assembly, the greatest number that can be enumerated up to this date is nine ; and with regard to some of them, it is donbtful whether or not they will j abide the issue of a contest. To classify them i by the State-aid test, we find the result as fol lows:-first, Dr. G reeves, whe is entitled to ¡ priority of notice, as he is the only one who has j as yettakenthe plunge-opposed to the continu- j ance of the grant; but only on compulsion, for his declaration to this effect was extorted from him, by a deputation of Electors, who pnt him to the question on this subject. Next we have four out-and-out anti-S3rd- clause men, viz., Messrs. Michie, Fulton, Langlands, and Heales; and to conclude the list Messrs. Stawell, O'shanassy, Ebden, and M'Culloch, equally zealous, in support of the grant. This "list is as notable from the names omitted as from those in...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 7 August 1856
?»yrESSBS.^GORDON & G®^EfOtW&¿( JjJL street, opposite thc Western/Market^ Melbourne, are Advertising, ? Sale and' De livery .Agents for this j«uiiaL "R/fB. J. T. HENDY, 65, Smith-street, JJU. Collingwood, is an Advertising Agent for this journal. MESSRS. FRANKS & Co., News Agents, Maketet Square, are Advertising Agents, and Sale and Delivery Agents for this journal. MB. Ï. M. GABE ATT is an Advertis sing Agent for this Journal in Geelong. MB. JOHN DREW is Agent for dds journal at Creswick. W. B. SMITH, of the NUGGET HOTEL, is agent for this journal at Buninyong. F& E. DATE are lAgents for » this Journal, et Linton and the ad joining gold-fields. Star" MAIN ROAD, BALLARAT. PRINTING in all its branches executed with care and fidelity, and in the neatest manner, on the most economical terms. BOOK «OBX, PAMPHLETS, CIRCUI-AHS, CARDS, BILL HEADINGS, AND HAND BILLS, Executed ia a superior style. This Establishment possesses a great variety of LARGE TYPE, sui...