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COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE. BALLARAT TRADE REPORT. Star Office, Saturday evening. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 16 January 1865
COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE. BALLARAT TRADE REPORT. . Star Office, Saturday evening. jiusmess aaa been good through the past week, and money readier of collection. The chief feature of the week has been the coming in of the new wheat, several parcels of which aro already ia millers' hands. The quality is generally good, the weather having been favorable to thia cereal. Ia the absence of advices by the mail very few alterations are made in prices. The large demand for flour bas tended to keep prices stationary for some time past, £25 to £26 having been ruling rates for superior quality. The local mill of Messrs Fry and Co. is now starting on the new crop and already in full work, and the Ascot mill will start in the course of the week. The quality of the wheat to hand is reported as superior to that of former years, though the yield per acre is smaller, and the new floor will be of excellent quality. The quotation for Monday is £24 per ton. Wheat bought at 9s 6d to 10s per bushel. Bran s...
MINING INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 16 January 1865
MINING INTELLIGENCE. The Corner was well attended throughout Satur- &nbsp; day, but the sales reported are few, including Prince Alfred, £21; St George, £24; Rich Bill, £3 108; Golden Empire, £59; Exchequers, £215; Nelson, £22 105; Cambrian, Malmsbury, 30» to £2 premium. Enquiries were made for Stanley, Great Gulf (offers st £16), Bonshaw (offers at £160), aud Extended, Rokewood Jonction (promoters' interest) changed hands at £32 10s. The Baud of Hope Company's yield for the week was 1219 oz 2 dwt,-on Monday, 198 oe 12dwt; Tuesday, 240 oz 4 dwt; Wednesday, 246 ox 15 dwt; Thursday, 254 oz IO dwt; Friday, 122 oz 15 dwt; and Saturday, 156 oz 6 dwt. There waa a delay of eleven hoare on Thursday, owing to a breakage, aa already reported. The Great Redan Extended Company bas bad 1285 oz for the past fortnight, the heaviest day's yield being 439 oz on Saturday. A dividend of 12s 6ii per scrip bas been declared. The Sons of Freedom Company got 23 oz from one machine on Friday. The g...
NEWS AND NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 16 January 1865
NEWS AND NOTES. On Saturday the Theatre Royal was put up for &nbsp; sale by auction, but not sold- Full particulars of the proceedings will be found ia another column. , The property is now advertised for sale on Wednes day next. The repairs of tbs swimming bath of the Ballarat Bath Company were completed last week, and on Sun day the bath was filled, and is now in ase again at a moderate scale ot charges. Our advertising columns give particulars as to prices. The railway drain nuisance complained of by Mr Hassall, the Central Board of Health Inspector, as emptying into the Gnarr Creek, bas been removed. A tile drain has been laid, diverting the sewer to the Yarrowee Creek, just belowthe railway culvert. The Kev. Pastor Nicquet, late Lutheran pastor in Ballarat, has accepted the oversight of the Lutheran Church in Adelaide. The income or the rev. gen tleman there will be £300 a-year, and he proceeds thither forthwith. The Rev. Mr Townend, formerly of Collingwood, and lately ...
POLICE. DISTRICT COURT. Saturday, 14th January. (Before the Police Magistrate.) [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 16 January 1865
POLICE. DISTRICT COURT. Saturday, nth January. (Before the Police Magistrate.) £ AUB PRÊT KS CES.-John Jennings, charged with j obtaining gooda ander loise pretences, was remanded until Wednesday. i Causa LIST.-Honora Flood v Mrs Martha Kidd, ai sault. Mr Paynter appeared to prosecute. The plaintiff in this case, a little girl about ten years of age, deposed that she resided at Sebastopol with ber parents. Oa lat January she was walking on the bank of a large dam of water near her mother's house, looking tor some geese, when the defendant came up auddenly and caught her round the waist; saying, " What bave you been saying to my sonï" and threw her into the water without any further ado. The water reached op to ber' waist, and she waa ooly enabled to crawl out by the aid of a stump. Atter getting out she ran away. The defendant called after her that she would drown ber yet, when she got hold of her. She did not tell her mother when she got home, as soo was away, and did not return ti...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 16 January 1865
BIRTH On the 13th January, at Ballarat, the wife of Mr Robert Cameron, of Wood's Point, of a daughter. DEATHS On 13th January, at Smythesdale, Emily Alison, second daughter of Dr Barnett, aged 9 years. On 15th January, at Ballarat, Mr John Clinch, aged 42, native of Dublin, Ireland, of phthisis.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 16 January 1865
AUCTION SALES. THIS DAY. &nbsp; &nbsp; Vmmnutkmr_,Bim.»«in»« ASD CO.-At the Corpo ration Sale Tarda, at one o'clock, cattle, «heep, and lamb«. POWERS, RUTHERFORD ABD Co.-At the Corporation Sale Yarda, at one o'clock, cattle and sheep. LEWIS LEvr-At his new mart, at eleven o'clock, kerosene lamps, tin, tors, &c DBEBUB and YOUNG-At the Union Drapery Store, shop fitting«, drapery, chairs, &c., and the remain ing stock of Mr F. Yoong. C. W. KBLHAK-At the Supreme Court Hotel, at 12 o'clock, shares in the Essex Gold Mining Com-1 pany. JAKES BAKBB-At the Unicorn Hotel, at 12 o'clock, shares in the London and York Gold Mining 1 Company. _' ADVERTISEMENTS. THIS DAY, &nbsp; In the Supreme Court of the &nbsp; &nbsp; Colony of Victoria. , Fi Fa Between F. Atkinson, Plaintiff, And John McDonald Frazer, Defendant. TAKE NOTICE,-That under and by virtue of the above writ the sheriff of the Ballarat Circuit District will cause to be sold by pub...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 16 January 1865
s* M] STEAM TOMOSDOS.r Messrs Money Wigram and ! ? Sons' (of Blackwall Tart, London) ' Line of Steam audi Baiting Ships. ' To BaU positively on the 4th February, .the splendid new screw steamship Ii O, N JO O H , 1750 Tons Begaster, ; J. B. MASSIV, Commander, l'or plans of cabina, dietary -fit»«, and all parti culars, apply to W; P. WHITE and CO, 10, Elisabeth street, Melbourne. DAILY STEAK COMMU NICATION BETWEEN 'GEELONG & MELBOURNE. ' -The last, and favorite S.S. EXPRESS,. Conveying goods and passengers, leaves the Koora hool Wharf, Geelong, daily, at 8 a.m., retaining from the Queen's Wharf, Melbourne Xfoot of William street), at 4 p.m. daily, Sunday a excepted. JTABXS: Cabin "_._Bs. Steerag»"",__^_......... 3s. r Freight, per tan ......""......" 7a. THOS. J PARKER, Agent, ll Market street. Melbourne« IPPS I. AKD.-QUICKEST I BOITTE to the CROOKED -RIVER QUARTZ BEEF is by j ' Steamer to Port Albert and Coach ; to Sale. Passengera booked through, including coach fare, for 4...
MELBOURNE STOCK AND SHARE LIST. 16th January. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 17 January 1865
MELBOURNE STOCK AND SHARE LIST. 16th. January. I £ , 437500 400000. 750009! 600000 aooool 23180, 12108 60000, 24000| 203590 cooooj 20000 40000 4000oj 132000 4S37o' 3000 12333 12333 105000 60000] 20000. 120001 9972 400000 51164 11136U i 1 33 5 5 10 50 JV °1 6| BASKS. , Colon, of Australasia Nat of Australasia.. New South Wales ... Victoria . London Register ... GAB COUPANTES. Ballarat . Bendigo . Castlemaine. Colling, and fitzroy Geelong . Malo. Gas and Coke Do. INSTO ANCE Cos. Australasian Fire .. " Life ... Australian Alliance Colonial ., Southern . Vic. Life and General] 'Vic Fire and Marine MISCELLANEOUS. .Bend. Waterworks, H.B.B. Sea Bathing| Oriental Bathing ... Melbourne Exchange Minmi Colliery Co. f 5 Ovens Waterworks 5 Septana Cement Co. 1 Studley Park Bridge Victoria Coal 5 Victoria Kaolin Co RAILWAY COS. , 50 Melb. and Hob. Bay] 10 ¡Melb. and Essendon 25 ]St. Kilda and Bright. DEBENTURES. , Victorian GovemmeutRailway (local) 6 per cent.,. St Kilda and Brighton Railway, 7 p...
INDIA AND THE EAST. INDIA. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 17 January 1865
" .INDIA. AND THE EAST." " INDIA. A >««n..u.i *l_-_. , .. . . . A [lesHitarcuu te per succeeded toe late «tonne in Bengal- All the fish in the tanks died,and the w&ter became tainted. - One lae of rupees baa been subscribed in Bombay towards the cyclone fond. Great distress has been caused by the late hum cane and storm-wave at Masupatam. 10,000 persans perished. The Madras Government chartered the steamer Araby to take supplies of food and clothes to the survivors. Gold bas "been virtually introduced as currency far India. It is to be coined at the authorised royal mints in England and Australia. Bokan bas been completely conquered by the Russians, who are preparing to assault Turkistsn. Freights.-Bombay to London, cotton, £2 5s, Liverpool, ¿3; seeds, £1 5s. Exchange, 2 and 1|. From Calcutta-Jute and seeds, £3 12s; light freights, £4 to £5. cuma. BOKO KOKO, 29th November. Shipments of tea everywhere contracted. Silk bas again advanced. Exchange.-Six months, 4s 8 Jd. Frei...
CONTINENTAL. FRANCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 17 January 1865
CONTINENTAIi. _i_^BAKCR, f". " KV , Stared the Dake de Pemenv ! LXÄ;iCte "--ding * mo¿f3 | .The French arma Toare been suecessfol in Algeria.. "The dory on all articles used in stop-buUding is to be%abolished. - .A diplomatic convention, regulating sugar legis lation, has -been signed at Paris by representatives of England, France, Holland,'and Belgium. - HtCBSIA. Negotiations with Austria for the withdrawal of - fhe Federal troops from Holstein are proceeding. . " The execution of Huller caused intense excite ment in Berlin ; the papers published details of tile execution, but not his confession. The Bussian Government has issued a decree for the total-abolition of convents in Poland, SF AH?. I _ The jG^verTiTnno t has obtained a considerable maj o - ríty'iñ ti» recent "elections, which passed off tren , quilty.
COMMERCIAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 17 January 1865
COMMERCIAL. The exports to Melbourne for the month were £600,053, being an increase of £251,918 on the pre vious month. To Sydney and Moreton Bay the amount of exports was £311,900; being an increase of £53,973. To Adelaide the amount was £109,137, an increase of £2,952. . In the City money is betten Discounts 7. Three per cents 91J to 91 for the account. Exchequer bills 89} to 89$; both issues nt from 5s discount to par. The wool sales for the year commenced on the 17th November. The arrivals consisted of 79,269 bales, which with 1500 bales held'over, and in strong bands, made a total of 94,269. The attend ance to date was very large. ' Prices at first were rather irregular, but may be quoted a half-penny to one penny below August rates, perhaps, on very faulty wools. Sydney capes are one penny to three halfpence lower than before. At this decline there was plenty ol competition. Up to the 25tb, 29,000 bales had passed the hammer. The following additional items are from a second ; ...
CONTINENTAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 17 January 1865
CONTINENTAL. Tue treaty of peace between Denmark and tbe Great German Powers contains twenty-four articles. The chief stipulations are these:-Denmark cedes in favor of the Bang of Prussia and the Emperor of Austria, all rights over the Duchies of Luxenbourg, Holstein, Schleswig, Jutland, Territory of Moget- 1 ton, Derri, and Island Antrow, Bohr Syll, Bomsee, 1 as equivalent for Jutland territory, and four islands, and Denmark to be allowed to retain a narrow territory north of Schles wig and the Peninsula of Steinderup. New frontiers to be settled by a mixed commission of Prussian, Austrian, and Danish pleuipoten taries ; the Duchies to pay 27,000,000 rix thalera a« their share of the Danish debt, Denmark to restore all merchantmen captured during the war, and indem nify the owners of those that have been sold ; the treaty to be ratified within three weeks, and Jutland to be evacuated within three weeks follow ing. The only question now remaining for settle ment is the disposal of t...
CANADA. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 17 January 1865
_ CANADA Tbe proposed Federal Legislature ts to consist of an. Upper House, of seventy-six members, nominated by tbe Crown for life; and a House of Commons, elected on the basis of representation by the popula tion. The duration of the Parliament is to be five years, unless dissolved by the Governor-General, who is to be appointed by the Queen. Lieutenant-Govemors of provinces are to be appointed by the Governor General. The Toronto Municipality has received informa tion of au intended raid into Canada by the mem bers of the Fenian Brotherhood ot the United States.
AMERICA. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 17 January 1865
AMERICA. Seymour has been defeated by the Republican ' candidate in the election for tbe Governorship of i New York. On the 27th of October, Generals Grant and Butler advanced against Richmond. After severe fighting they were repulsed, with a loss of 5000 men. Two brigades were forced to throw them I selves on the ground to escape annihilation from the Confederate batteries, and were captured in that I position. Grant meditates another effort to break thejCon federate lines. AU furloughed officers and men are to return to their duty immediately. It is rumored that another Confederate attempt to invade Maryland and Pennsylvania bas com menced. The press accepts Mr Lincoln's election as s ' declaration of four years' more war. I General Butler, of New Orleans notoriety, in a speech at New York, has declared that the I Southerners must be conquered, and their estates divided amongst Federal soldiers. Lieutenant-Governor Jacob, of Kentucky, has been arrested and sent to Washington as a ...
AMERICA. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 17 January 1865
AMERICA. I The news from New York ia to the evening of the j 16th November. Mr Lincoln has been re-elected to the Presidency* by a large popular majority of nearly four hundred thousand. He carried all Che States but New Jersey, Kentucky, and Delaware, lu the Electoral College he obtained 213 votes against 21 for Mclellan. Mr McClellan has resigned bis commission in the United States anny, and General Sheridan baa been ap pointed to the vacant Major-Generalship. Distnr. bances being expected in New York, General Butler took military possession of tbe city, but the election passed off without interruption. Mr Seward made s speech at Auburn, declaring that the war must go on until one or other of the belligerents succumbs to exhaustion. The military position before Bichmond remains unchanged. Lee's force is reported to equal that of Grant, and it is thought that the latter will at once assume tbe offensive. On the 27 th October, General Grant made a re connaissnce in force against Lee...
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. PORT PHILLIP HEADS. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 17 January 1865
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. I POET PHILLIP HEADS. I _ _ ABBrvxo. . *;. J Sunday, 15th January.-City ot Laonceston, atamnietx : from launceston; Scotsman, brig from MaarrUns. .J Monday, 16th January;--Union, schooner, from New-. castle ; Dove, schooner, from Circular Head. > R.M.S.S. in sight at Glenelg, South Australia. BAILED. Sunday, 15th January.-Barwon, steamer, forSyoney; : Auckland, steamer, for Auckland; Astrea, barque, tor Guam; Spray, cutter, for Hunter's Island. Monday, 16th January.-Bitter Beer, schooner, for Pert Sorrell; Gem, schooner, for Belfast; Eliza, schooner, for Port Frederick; Black Swan, steamer, for laun ceston. _ PROJECTED DEPARTURES. For London.-Yorkshire, 18th" January ; London, 1th February: True Briton, 18thFebruary. * For Sydney.-The steamers of the A. S. N. Com- ' pany, regularly. For Port Albert. - Ant or Keera, every Wednesday.
COMMERCIAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 17 January 1865
COMMERCIAL. In the open market good bills are discounted at 6} to 6}. .The Bank of France has reduced ita tate of dis count from 7 to 6 per cent. Coloriai Government Securities, New South Wales, five per cent, 1866, January and July, 98 to 100; Victoria Sixes, April and October, 107 to 109; Queensland Sixes, January and July, 104 tc 105; New Zealand Sixes, 105 to 107; South Australian Sixes, 107 to 109. The Queensland Six per cent. Debentures have been taken up at par, being the minimum price fixed. The Bank of Queensland directors recommend a dividend of seven and a half per cent. The Landon Chartered Bank of Australasia's dividend is bo be declared on 9th December. Mr T. H. Gladstone, the chairman of the Inter colonial Bank, has absconded with 800,000 dals. Failures during the month:-Rougemont and Co. bankers, Paris, £800,090; Alfred Lamb, wine-broker, London, £300,000; B.C. Smith and Co., £150,000; John C. Cole and Co., £100,000; W. J. Morgan an« Co., £80,000; Henry Ledgard, £51,...
The Ballarat Star. DAILY ISSUE. TUESDAY, 17TH JANUARY, 1865. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 17 January 1865
Ik l«tat 3iM. i a_3 ,_ i BAILY ISSUE. TUESDAY, I7TH JANUABY, 1865. : THE London Times, through a correspondent, I has recently given to the world a treatise on our modern method of educating the working community, and the resalte of the system are j set down as being a long way behind' expec tation. Those who believed that to provide schooling for the laborer, and to build colleges for the artizan, would lead to a species of millennium in the nineteenth century, appear to be gradually waking up from the pleasant dreams they entertained. Some few still believe that perseverance in the course of cramming the youthful laborer with more facts and figures will lead to the desired result, but many doubt, and some begin to think that there is a mistake somewhere, and that young bumpkins are not better laborers than, or perhaps quite as good as, their more ignorant progenitors in times gone by, when reading, writing, and arithmetic were mys teries unattempted and unknown to them. The Times ...
WARDEN'S COURT. Monday, 16th January. (Before the Resident Warden.) [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 17 January 1865
WALDEN'S COUBÍ. 1 Monday, 16&lt;* January. ! tBefott fté^ttesiaént Warderie = f 1 ' rcuHiBD ana inrnisb - Uompsny .v Auton -and] Weardale Company-Mr Trench, on' behalf «('the' Great Gulf Company, addressed the Court, and said j that company iras interested in the case, and should be added to the plaint. Mr Bardy, for'the plain-; tiffs, said due notice had been givéri'by' noücé posted' on the defendants' daim. Eventually a "postpone ment of the case till Wednesday vas agreed on. Tbe, case was one for ground held in excess by tile defendants, and two others of a similar kind were also held over till Wednesday. . G. Ash and another v 3. Balderston-Mr. Hardy for the plaintiffs, Mr Welsh for thedeTehoariú - This' was a case of encroacánñent, ."The plaintiff Ash stated that-the defendant had a claim at Stockyard ? Hill, and bad given the plaintiffs shares, in the claim oo the condition that the plaintiffs should 'phi up à puddling machine. They all. went to work apon that agreemen...
THE GOVERNMENT GAZETTE. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 17 January 1865
.SSS OOVERtfifEM GAZETTE. The following notifications appear in the Gout ti of Friday night Î IIAKTJBBOEOOOH GOLD ESCORT-On and after the 10th instant, the landsborough gold escort will be discontinued. APPOINTMENTS. - Public Vaceinstors. - Hugh Smith, Esq., surgeon, for the district of Yandoit ; Francesco Bosetti, Esq., M.D, for tbe district of Hepburn, vice J. Selby, Esq., deceased. Clerk of Courts.-J. J. O'Meara (second clerk at Daylesford), to be clerk of the County Court, Court of afínes, and Court of Petty Sessions, at Heathcote ; and to be clerk of Petty Sessions at Redcastle. Ponce Gaoler. -Senior-constable Thomas Shanklin, to be keeper at the police gaol at Avoca. CONTRACTS ACCEPTE». - Works at the basin, Spencer street, £1762 7s 9d, A. Cooper; works at the jetty, Queenscliff, £20, H. Turnbull and Co.; extra works under contract 1135 of 1864, for repairs, &C to jetty, Sandridge, £29 19a, Richard Davies, works at the jetty, Portland, £355, B B. Cook; re pairs and oth...