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NEWS AND NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 14 January 1865
NEWS AND NOTES. Af the hoar at which we went to press this morn ing there was still no news of the overdue mail. Bat as making this bold announcement day after day is likely to become tiresome to our readers, and as the general subject of mail arri vak is at the present moment of interest to the public, we subjoin a state ment of the dates at which the English mails arrived in Hobson'e Bay daring the first two years: Madras ... Northam... Bombay (Behar) ... Jan. 13 Feb. 14 April 14 May 10 July 14 Aug-. 12 Sept 10 Oct. 10 Nov. 14 Dec. 16 1864. Madras . Northam. Bombay . Jan. 22 Feb. 12 Marchi^ April 14 May 12 June 12 July 13 Aug. ll Sapt. 8 Oct. 13 Nov. ll Dec ll The electors for the East Biding of Ballaratshire have this day to elect a representative for the Shire Council. The polling booth adjoins Miur's Hotel at j Mount Blowhard, and will be open from eight o'clock 1 a.m., till four o'clock p.m. The candidates, as \ already announced, are Mr Alexander M'Cabbin, of Coghiil'e'Creek,...
EASTERN POLICE COURT. Friday, 13th January. (Before the Police Magistrate.) [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 14 January 1865
EASTERN POLICE COURT. Friday, \Zlh Jammry. (Before the Police Magistrate.) DatraavEiniESs, &c.-PatrickM'Grath waa charged with having been drnnfcen and disorderly, and also with having behaved in a threatening manner in the street. Ur Vining, who appeared for the" accnied, admitted the offence and stated that it had arisen through drink. Ic appears that the accused had crested a great disturbance tn the street, and wished to use a large stick he had in his hand upon some of the passers by, particularly upon a person on horse back, who appeared in Court and gave evidence against him. He was fined £5, or in default of pay ment seven days'imprisonment. THREATENING CONDUCT.—Thomas Rowe was charged, on remand, with having threatened the life of one Thos. Todd, on the 10th inst. The last time tbe defendant was before the Court he was so drunk that he was locked up for contempt. The prosecu tor deposed to the prisoner having threatened him, but the threat was not of a very violent ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 14 January 1865
THIS DAT. SALE BT AUCTION O» Three Weatherboard Cottages. Dana Street. Two 6-room Pine Cottages. Raglan Street Premises formerly Scottish Hotel» corner Dana and Raglan Streets. Bntcher'8 Shop, corner Errard and Eyre Streets Store and Dwelling fronting Victoria Streets and Timber Yard Fronting Humffray Street. Allotment corner Raglan and Eyre Streets. Allotment Errard Street. Rare Opportunity to Parties in Quest of Private Dwellings, Shops, or Building Allotments. JAMES ODDIE AND CO. axe favored with in structions from M. J. Cummins; Esq., to sell by auction the following property, on the ground, on Saturday, the 14th instant» at one o'clock, in the following order: LOT L Fonr-room Cottage, with kitchen and servants' room detached, situate on part of allot 2 sec 23, hav ing about 34 feet 2 inches to Dana street, by 165 feet deep, between Lyon and Raglan streets. LOT 2. Four-room Cottage, with kitchen and servants* room detached, adjoining above, having about 34 feet 9 inches frontage...
THE CROPS. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 16 January 1865
THE CBOPS. At Glendaruel, Mr Ivey has had a very fair crop of about SO acres of Talaveren and Toscan wheat. He finished tbe catting and stacking of 60 acres in four days and a half, with one of Henderson's back delivery reaping machines, assisted by ten binders and one driver. Mr Ivey speaks very highly of the machine, which he says has been four years at work. During this time it bas never cat less than SOO acres in a season, with one pair of horses, nor has it required any repairs but whst he could perform himself. Mr Ivey has about 180 acres of Tartarian oats, which appear in very good condition, with tbe inception of 30 acres of late-sown, which, though on the best soil on the farm, look very inferior, owing, it is believed, to the late unfavorable weather. Mr Charlton is cutting wheat and oats, both of which are very light. Mr M'Andrew had some of bis wbite velvet wheat »lightly touched by the frost, but the yield from seed purchased from Mr John Wilson, of Mount Hollowback, is...
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. ADELAIDE, 14th January. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 16 January 1865
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. ADELAIDB, 14th January, j Flour ii yerr firm at from £20 to £21 pen; ton, with, very little offering. The South Australian, steamer, trill sail for Mel j bourne on Tuesday. j Cleared out-Remark, for Port Chalmers, with produce. I Arrived-South Australian, steamer, from Mel [ bourne. Sailed, 3 p.m.-Penola, steamer, for Melbourne. I fi p.m.-Coorong, steamer, for Melbourne. The number of passengers arrived at the Port of i Melbourne by Bea daring the week ending Satur \ day, 7th January, was 480, of which number 423 were from the neighboring colonies, 53 from foreign I ports, and 24 from London.
NEW SOUTH WALES. SYDNEY, 14th January. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 16 January 1865
I NEW SOUTH WAXES. I SYDHET, 14th January, j The body of a .woman, in a state of decomposition, I bas been found in a waterhole near Maitland. The skull has been fractured. Suspicion rests with her husband, who is known to be a drunkard. Fools of I blood have been found in his hut. The Rangatira will proceed to King George's Sound this month with the South Australian por I tion of the English mails. She will sail for Mel bourne en route on Tuesday. I The Sabrina, from Foo Chow, brings 8296 pack ages of tea. j Armed-Sabrina, from Foo Chow Foo.
THE LOST BOAT QUESTION. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 16 January 1865
THE LOST BOAT QUESTION. is tue Argus ol friday there is a long letter j signed " A. W.," on the subject of the loBt boat from the s.s. London, in which the writer attaches a cer tain degree of blame to the commander of the ship. In Saturday's issue of the same journal, Hr Harris, the lost and found cbief officer of the London, replies on behalf of bis commander, and tbe pith of both communications will be found in the following ex tract from the latter. Mr Harris save : " I have been informed . by a passenger in the London, an old colonist, well known for bis careful and veracious speech, as follows." He then goes oh to make statements, on the authority of this anonymous passenger, which are not careful and not veracious, but quite, the contrary. I will reply to them one by one. 1. " That the boat was visible to many passengers aa long as ehe was within their horizon. Now, the horizon from the deck pf such S ship, riding on euch a sea, would be about six miles,'' &c I answer...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 16 January 1865
COLONIA!. BANK OF AUSTRAL,ASIA. Incorporated by Act of Council, 1856. Subscribed Capital, £1,000,000. Paid up do, £437,500. This Bank allom interest on deposits at the fol lowing rates: Payable on Demand at ...... 2J per cent per annum. Do at 1 month's notice, i ,, ,, . Do 3 months' do, 5 l( Do 6 months' do, 6 ,, " Drafts are issued on London, Liverpool, and Man eheeter, as well as upon most of the principal towns of iBBXAMSand SOOTLAJÏD. For its constituents the Bank takes charge of Go vernment Securities, Bank, Ballway, or other Joint Stock Shares, and collects the dividends on same as they fall due. Gold purchased in dust, bar, or subject to assay. JOHN HENDERSON, Manager. Ballarat, 11th Juno, 1864._ STORAGE. STORAGE. STORAGE. NOTICE TO FARMERS. THE undersigned are prepared to make liberal cash advances on grain consigned to them for sale or storage, at their new brick stores, corner of Mair and Doveton streets, Market Square. _ J. V. TABTE and CO. TO FABMEBS. rA f\f\fi BUSHELS o...
THE THEATRE ROYAL OR TEMPERANCE HALL. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 16 January 1865
THE THEATRE ROYAL ÖB TEMPÉRANCE HALL. The fortunés of the Theatre Boyal alias Tempe rance Hal), Sturt street, have somehow risen to the altitude of a local public question. As a sort of hattie between teetotallers and, publicans, listers of the drama and patrons of the drama, the question of who shall be the proprietors of the building basKor some time past excited a good deal of attention about town. The purchase of the'theatre from Messrs Howland and Lewis by the Temperance League, for £3000, took place on the 24th October hut, and was to be completed by the 7th November, *£1000 being paid on the purchase, and the League having possession at once. The League wished to get title 'under Torrens' Act, but the vendors said they! would give their own title, and the League could of course do what it pleased afterward«. How ever, what with discussions about transfer, correspond ence with lawyers and money-lenders, and examina tions of deeds, two months passed away. The vendors' solicitor...
The Ballarat Star. DAILY ISSUE. MONDAY, 16TH JANUARY, 1865. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 16 January 1865
DAILY ISSUE. MONDAY, I6TH JANUABT, 1865. THE claim preferred by Ballarat to be selected as the scene of the next volunteer encamp ment, and the suitability of the place for the operations of soldiers who wish to learn what actual fighting is like, may deserve some fur ther notice at our hands. If the townsfolk really comprehend what is meant by having the encampment here the movement in furtherance of the claim will soon take a different form ' from that of s aote from a private person to one of the borough councils, and a possible shelving of the business by# reference ta the mayor with a request that he will confer with his brother mayor. The selection of Ballarat or its ] immediste neighborhood for the encampment ; means the spending of at least from £5000 to £10,000 in tho town during the period of the encampment. We are inclined to think that estimate is m all probability far below the mark. The m ere Battlers' charges for the supply of a camp of between 1000 and 2000 men will ...
GEELONG WEEKLY COMMERCIAL REPORT. Saturday evening. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 16 January 1865
j GEELONG WEEKLY COUMEBCTAT. BICPABT I Tho T"+ -i._L_fj__3Safau^yevoning. The past week may fae considered as the commence- I merit of the year as far as the produce market is con cerned, grain of this year's harrest haring come forward ; in considerable quantities- Prices, however, hare not suffered any diminution, as the stocks in the hands of the trade were reduced to a voy low ebb. The follow ing may be quoted as the closing prices, viz.:-Wheat, old, none offering; do, new, 8s to Ss 6d per bushel; flour, Adelaide, £23 to £24 per ton; do, Victorian, £22 to £33 do; do, Chilian, £16 to £18 do; oats, 3s to 3s 6d per bushel; mause, 5s do; bran, ls 4d do (without bags); pollard, ls Sd do (do); barley. Cape, Ss do; do, English, 4s to 4s 6d; potatoes, £5 to £5 lUs per ton. Business at the waterside bas been dull during the week. The Champion of the Seas is nearly loaded, and viii clear out early next week. She will take away a goodly number of our townsmen as passengers, who contemplate...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 16 January 1865
POST OFFICE NOTICES. On and after 16th January, a Post-office will be opened at Mount Clear. Mails will close daily at 8 a.m.; return mails will be due at 5.30 p.m; J. H. NEWTON KING, Postmaster. 13th January. The Overland Mail per Bombay, for the United Kingdom, India, China, &c., will close at this office on Wednesday, 25th January, at six p.m. Registered letters will be received np to four p.m. Money orders on the United Kingdom will not be issued after one p.m. j A Supplementary Mail via Geelong and Queens cliff for ordinary letters only will close at moe p m. H.J. NEWTON KINO, Postmaster. Post-office, Ballarat, 14th January, 1865.
COUNTRY MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 16 January 1865
COUNTRY MARKETS. CRBSWICK. - No Victorian flour in the market. Chilian from £23 to £23 10B per ton ; trussed hay, £3. to £3 5s per ton; old oats, 3a Sd to 3s Sd per bushel ; do new, 3s 2d to 3s 5d do ; pollard, very acareo, 2s 4-" par bushel; bran, ls fid do; new potatoes, 10s to IL. per cwt, * CLTJHIS.-Victorian flour very, scarce, £25 per ton; trussed bay,' £3 to £3 10s per ton ; old, oats, none in tile market; new oats, 3s 2d to 3s 6d per bushel; pollard scarce, 2s 3d per bushel; bran, ls od do; new potatoes, 8s to 10s per cwt; wheat for fowls, 6s per bushel. CASTLEHAINE.-New oats are beginning tobe brought to market, the priée given for them is 3s Sd: old oats bring 4s-they are scarce. No change has taken place in flour, except for Adelaide, which mles higher. It is now worth from £25 13s to £26. Kerosene has been unsteady in consequence of the number of conflicting reporte as to stockB and ships to arrive. A want of con price, but a better feeling setting in is dissipating the ...
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. PORT PHILLIP HEADS. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 16 January 1865
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. PORT PHILLIP HEADS. ARBXVXD. haturday, 14th January.-Western, steamer, from - Portland; James Wishart, ship, irom Leith; Charjes Edward, steamer, from Sale. BAILED. Saturday, 14th January.-Thistle, schooner, for Port Frederick ; Plying Squirrel, schooner, for Port Mac donnell; Annie Wilson, Bhip, and Water Nymph, for London; Bright Planet, for Newcastle : guj}* and Aldinga, steamer, for Adelaide ; r>7went. steamer for Hobart Town ; Omeo, steamer, tor Otago PROJECTED DEPiSTUEES. ' For Loudon.-Yorkshire, 18th January ? London. Uh February; True Briton, 18thFebruary/ ^ For Sydney.-The steamers of the A. S N Com pany, regularly. i OT Port Albert. - Ant or geera, every Wednesday.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 16 January 1865
ADVERTISEMENTS. SBIBB OF CRESWICK.-To SUBVBYOBS AUB DBAUOHÏSMBN.-The Council at their next meeting, on 2nd February, will be prepared to receive TENDERS for airing a complete Map of the Shire. Further particulars can be obtained of the undersigned. _ _ B. MACEY, Secretary. ÄI.O.O.F., LOYAL VICTORIA LODGE, Sebas . topoL-TENDERS invited for Doctor to the above Lodge. Specifications to be seen at Br. Michail's, baker, Sebastopol. Tenders to be sent in on or before Tuesday, the 24th instant. Address Fredk. Lewis, Sec., L.V.R., Boat-office, SebastopoL P.S. -The lowest tender not necessarily accepted. ORODGH COUNCIL OF SEBASTOPOL. Joint TENDERS are invited by the above Council for the undermentioned offices, viz: Town Inspector, i Slaughterhouse Inspector. Revenue Inspector. Tenders will be received until Thursday, 19th inst, at 3 p.m., addressed to the Mayor, and endorsed " Tender for Office of Town Inspector.'&c.5' By order, JOHN WALL, Town Clerk. 13tfa January._?' ALLAEAT DISTR...
BALLARAT SHARE MARKET. Saturday evening. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 16 January 1865
BALLARAT S HABE M ABEET. Saturday evening. I Messrs WALSH, WEBE and MOOEE, and Mr S. GOUJON report A "good week's business. The yields and dividends of the several mines are as under:-United Extended Band of Hope Company, 1219 oz 2 dwt for the week, with a dividend of £2, or 10s per scrip (last issue.' ) Koh-i-Noor Company, 1259 oz for the fortnight-dividend £1 per scrip. Cosmopolitan Company, 273 oz for the fortnight -dividend 5s per scrip. Great Extended Company, I34S oz, 14 dwt for the fortnight -dividend 12s 6d per scrip. Prince of Wales Company, 295 oz 14 dwt for the fortnight-dividend 5s per the 5120th scrip. Essex Company, 114 oz for the week. Alston and Weardale Company, 116 oz up to yesterday. Llanberis Quartz Mining Company, 48 oz 1\ dwt for the week. National Company, Durham, 118 oz from four machines, or three days' washing. Imperial, Company, Hiscock's, 37 oz 4 dwt for nine niue days' crushing. British Company; Springdallah, 160 oz for five days-dividend 16s per scrip. ...
MELBOURNE WEEKLY COMMERCIAL REVIEW. Melbourne, Saturday evening. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 16 January 1865
MELBOURNE WEEKLY COMMERCIAL REVIEW. Melbourne, Saturday evening. liiere were no export entries on gold passed at the Customs day. The absence of the mail now several days overdue, has tended to produce more than ordinary dullness in the import market. A fair country trade has however been doing, but not of that character to impart any degree of firmness or buoyancy to the markets. Bread stuffs have considerably improved consequent on recent heavy purchases. Kerosene oil is lower and blasting ponder and quicksilver have also receded. Should the mail bring news of short shipments a better tone will be imparted to the markets, but in the present state of uncertainty in >rhich merchants are placed, but a trifling business can be looked forward to. Subjoined is our usual weekly review of the markets. Ales and porter, both in bulk and bottle, have been in fair demand, but prices have not varied much. For light summer ales of the best brands there has been some demand for export, and al...
MELBOURNE STOCK AND SHARE MARKET. Melbourne, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 16 January 1865
MELBOURNE STOCK AND SHARE MARKET __ Melbourne. Saiiirrlav 1 Messrs J. B. WEBE and SON report That a brisk market for shares has been experienced through the week, and transactions in most descriptions of stock are recorded. Prices haye generally ruled in favor of the sellers. DEBENTURES.-Victoria Government local 6 per cents, have changed hands at 105 J. The demand has been weak tor some time, but holders will not sell under this price ; nominally 108 is asked, with declared buyers at 105. No other description of bonds has been moved. There are a few Melbourne Ballway 8 per cents, re mittable, offered at 102, and Collingwood Gas at 105, but there is no disposition on the part of buyers to operate at the prices quoted. BAHES.-Colonial have been better supported this week, and holders who vainly offered the stock early in the week at £7 18s, have raised their limits to £8. Several sales have been made at £7 17s 6d, and orders at that price ara still unsatisfied. Nationals are firm and...
WHOLESALE PRODUCE MARKET. Saturday, 14th January. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 16 January 1865
WHOLESALE PRODUCE MA RR-WT ?rr m Saturday, 14th January, j Messrs J. V. TASTE and Co. report No change of moment has occurred since our last report either in the state of trade or the value of any article. The supply of hay was somewhat in excess of the late average for which there ruled a steady demand at previous quotations, viz, £3 to £3 10a per ton bundled, and £1 trussed. Straw has been exceedingly scarce, and now realises £2 2s 6d per ton for new. Oats -There is a great falling off in the the arrivals as com pared with several weeks previous, but the deficiency has been met by speculators clearing off their old stocks. No improvement in prices can be noted, the market closing firm at 3s 7d to 3s 8d for new and 3s 9d to 3s lOd old. Wheat-A few sales have been made at 10s for immediate delivery, but the millers do not care to operate to any extent at this figure. Pota toes-Only a few loads came to hand, and realised £7 per ton, at which price buyers are plentiful. Messrs M'Do WA...