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AGRICULTURAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 19 July 1856
I AGRICULTURAL. J From the point of the road which, runs from - Cardinia Bridge through the village of Ceres, and ! on for miles, a pleasant .picture is presented, on either side of fields ploughed, being ploughed or clothed over with yoong and vididly green wheat, oats aad barley; , - Farm houses are characterised by activity, and the ploughman's whistle sounds cheerily, os a sign of health M occupation and progression. On every side hüls and vales in pleasant variety arrest the attention, producing thc one promi nent idea, that agriculture is steadily progres sing over the entire district of Barrabool, and that it will not be long, if the same stride is maintained in the Western District, ere tho sup ply of grain required for the wants of the colony wul be found. derivable, from internal sources, supposing the colony in its present circumstances, were able to compete with importers of the staple article of food. To arrive at any just idea of last year's produce, is next to an impo...
MEDICAL DUES AND DUTIES. [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 19 July 1856
MEDICAL DUES AND DUTIES. ! There is always a per contra side in social life. Every transaction in the vast business of society must claim to be considered on the debtor and creditor principle. If we assert claims upon others, we have also ^obligations to., ac knowledge ; for if society mean "any thing, it means mutual dependence, mutual privileges, and mutual duties. It is not more true that all truth is ; harmonious and consistent, than that all legitimate privileges and interests accord and hang together, and that in their maintenance and protection the general wellbeing is promoted and secured. Recognising this truth, every en lightened community has thrown around its constituent members, whether in dividual or corporate, whether in their private or public capacity the agis of legislative protection. The laws which regulate the medical profession in Britain and in these Colonies are based upon this principle of conferring privileges, recognising rights, and declaring duties ; and...
PROJECTED DIPARTURES. [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 19 July 1856
PROJECTED DiaeA-RTUttES. | Fon LoNW>N.-True Briton, 1st August. For Liverpool.-James Baines, 8th August. Foa SVUNBT.-Wonga Wonga, ¿teamer, 21st July ; Miami, Brilliant, early. For Port Albert.-Storm Bird, every Tues day. FOB POUTLAND, POET FAIBY, ANT> WAIM. NAUBOOL. - Champion, s., every Friday. For Warrnambool.- Helen, Ann, early. For Port Fairy-Emily Allison, early. For Adelaide. - Kossuth, Albion, Cd ehester, Scotia, eaily. For Launceston.-Marion, steamer, early. For Hobart Town.-Emma, Flying Squir rel, early. For Otago,-Thomas and Henry, early ; ! Güilas, loth July. I For Valparaiso.-Branscombe, early. | For Singapore.-Three Utils, Siren, early. For Hong Kong.-Atalanta, early. For Bauibay.-Ellen Bates, early. For Calcutta.-l)avid Kimball, early. j For Batavia.-Oscar, I., early. Für Madras.-Formosa, 2ôih July. For Foint de (julie-Foruiosa, 25th July.
SAILED. PORT PHILLIP HEADS [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 19 July 1856
SAILED. j Vom PllLLilP UEADS j July 16-Elizabeth, schooner, for Belfast. July 16- Arthur the Great, ship, for Bombay. July 16-"Vigilant, brig, for Newcastle. ¡ July 16-Girrymore, brig, for Newcastle. July 16-Highland Lassie, brig, for New castle. . July 16-Kossuth, schooner, for Adelaide. July 16-Barra "Borra, steamer, for Ade laide. June 16-Champion of the Seas, ship, for Liverpool. July 16-Adolphus, steamer, for Laun ceston. Joly 17-City of Hobart, steamer, for Ho bart Town. July 17-Fortitude, ship, for Ceylon. July 17-Wm. Miles, ship, for Hong Kong. July 17-Earl Grey, barque, for Singapore. July 17-City of Sydney, steamer, for Sydney.
To the Editor of the Star. [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 19 July 1856
To tte Editor , of the Star. j Sm,-In your issue of the 20th of June, you 1 assign several reasons for not giving my letter of ! thc 18th a place in your journal. , In the first j place, you say you have too much. Tcspect for the. ! Queen's Engush ; secondly, that you are aware.; of a law of libel ; and thirdly, that you have j great objections against risking your, liberty and &lt; reputation to gain an end that may be gained in : full by using more cautiousi langnage. Kow, Sir, how in thc name o f conscience can you expect every mu\>rtunate""man j¿ be as. well : acquainted with the English ñongué.'as yon wise and learned of the world. But you must be aware that .you .haye rnade.sen^joutof my bad I English beforehand given language of eanally as scurrilous a nature a place in vour journal. 1 ?iow, Sir, I always thought that a newspaper was a medium of-intercormnmucatiott between citizen and citizen."""No doubt, if letters are. anonymous there Ls a discretion vested in th...
LOCAL COURT. Thursday, 17th July. [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 19 July 1856
LOCAL COÜßT. Tliursday, 17th July. L*rcscnt-James Dal jr, Esq., Chairman, Messrs. ] Gillies, Coleman, O'Connor, and Stoddart. M'Cowl v. Liddle.-Tins was a refusal to divide gold. The court decided that £2 10s was due to the complainant, and that the defendant should pay the costs. Brenton v Parker.-This was a refusal toJiufil -äre-terms or an agreement". " Mr Kainy appeared for the complainant, and Mr Trench for thc de fendant. Jasper Brauton deposed that he entered into an agreement with the defendant. The defendant refused now to fulfil its terms. Thc agreement set out that the complainant should receive a twenty-fourth share of the gold, clear of expenses. Since "the agreement was made the defendant said that the complainant must pay a full share of the expenses for washing. The w ashing was done by a machine, but if the gold had been washed in tubs complainant would have assisted in the washing. There were twelve men at work, as well as a whim. The claim was at Sinclair's Hill. ...
MONTEZUMA THEATRE. [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 19 July 1856
I MONTEZUMA THEATRE. j Last night furnished quite sn gala occasion at the Montezuma, the performances being honored with the especial patronage of the Chairman and members of the Local Court, Ii will be np news therefore to say that the house was well filled in every part, and that all the actors and actress strove their utmost, and successfully too, to acquit themselves after their very best manner. The play selected for the occasion was " Feudal Times," a vigorously written, and (in these parts) : comparatively .unknown drama, the story of which is too long to tell_ Margar** JiUitotfik (Miss Goddard) is a charac ter drawn and filled up by a scholarly poet, who had evidently caught some of the rays of genius reflected from a near study of " Beatrice," the "Two Portias," and Scoffs "Bebecca." Miss Godard's picture of the fray, as beheld by her from the castle window, was a piece of powerful and chaste acting. In some parts, it reminded us of the classic days when Helen viewed the fi...
LATEST DATES. [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 19 July 1856
LATEST DATES. j England. .. May 6 America-Boston and New York. Apr. 27 San Francisco .. .. Apr. 2G Cape of üood Hope .. .. May 15 ßvdney .. .. .. July 12 Adelaide . July 9 Hobart Town . July ll Launceston .. .. .. July 12 New Zealand -. .. .. J une 18 Singapore .. .. .. .. May 8 Mauritius .. .. .. .. May 15 Ceylon .. .. .. .. Mar. 4 Cliina .. .. .. .. Apr. 16 Calcutta .. .. .. .. Mar. 31
Local Intelligence. [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 19 July 1856
giocal ihrtcHígcucc. SLY-GROG SELLINO MEETTKG.-The intended meeting at the Harp of Erin, last evening, was less successful than anticipated, throug'.i the irre gularity of those who were interested ; had all those who «ame' from the hour advertised till eight o'clock been in good time there would have been a goodly number. THE GOVEKXOBSHIP or VICTORIA..-"We have heard from a source which is likely to be well informed, that the offer made to the Mar quis of Chandos was refused by that nobleman, 1 and that the Governorship of this colony was subsequently offered to and accepted by the Earl of Mulgrave, the only son of the Marquis of Normanby. Lard Mulgrave was born on the 23rd of July, 1819 ; and it is to be hoped that he will emulate the ability and administrative capacity displayed by his father.-Argus. BASEBY HILL IS Punch.-Wc advise our readers to take a look at a sketch in this week's Melbourne Punch, entitled " Bakery Hill ;" we can at least assure them of a good laugh. In looki...
GOOD NEWS FROM FINGAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 19 July 1856
GOOD NEWS FEO M FINGAL. j j The Hobart Town Advertiser, iu au extraordi- \ uary, gives a report from their Fingal correspon dent He says :-Major's Creek still seems to give hope of something good, and is decidedly the favorite ground. 1 saw some beautiful gold obtained by three meu last week ; 1 should say there was uot less than 0 ozs. The quality is certaiuly supeiior to anything I have seen as yet, and resembles Ballarat gold very much ; there were three small nuggets amongst it, the largest, I think, would weigh 4 oz. 1 expect there will be a rush there iu a few days. Having seen the gold on the ground I can vouch for the truth of its having been obtained, bona fide, out of the meu's claim ou the Creek. 1 expect in my next to be able to give you a better account, and that there will, I have little doubt, be 00 ounces found next week. In every hole sunk there has been gold got, and I expect they will drop ou a large find very soou. Sharkey and Morrison's gullies are now getting w...
MAIN-ROAD FRONTAGES. [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 19 July 1856
i MAIN-ROAD FRONTAGES. I i Las evening a meeting of the Main-road Front ! age Committee was held at Mr M'Nee's shortly I arter seven o'clock, j Mr C. Dyte was voted into the chair. He i stated that thc meeting had been called in con sequence of the arrival of Messrs Selwyn and Skene from Melbourne to report to the Govern ment whether the land included in the intended sale were auriferous or not. After considerable discussion the following re solutions were adopted : - 1. That a deputation of three gentlemen wait upon thc gentlemen "at the resident Warden's office to-morrow. 2. That Messrs G. M'Cleverty, E. B. Gibbs, and C. Dyte be the deputation, with J". B. Humffray, Esq., M.L.C., should he arrive in time on Ballarat. 3. That the deputation request the gentlemen to again defer a decision on the matter till Wednesday, the time not being sufficient to fur nish them with the fact of the ground not being auriferous, or, if so, worked out. 4. That in case of a non-compliance on the part...
DEPUTATION FROM BALLARAT. [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 19 July 1856
DEPUTATION FItOM BALLARAT, j A deputation from Ballarat waited on his Excellency the Acting-Governor, on Tues day last, tor the purpose of presenting the iidlowing memorials : «' Ballarat, 1st July, 1356. " To His Excellency the Acting-Governor of the Colony of Victoria. " AVe, the undersigned storekeepers and others holding business licenses, residing in the district of Ballarat within the prescribed ' limits set forth hi the following procla- ] ruatiun : " It is hereby notified that on and after the 15th August proximo, no licenses for carry- I ing on business will be granted to persons oc cupying public lands within one mile of lands alienated from the Crown in the dis trict of Ballarat. " We most respectfully beg to offer to your Excellency's notice that having established our respective businesses, erected suitable premises, and expended our capital ou the faith of the licenses hitherto granted by act of Council, 18 Viet, No. 37, we view with apprehension and alarm the above no...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 19 July 1856
DIED. &nbsp; On the 10th April, at Tinnekill, Queen's County, Ireland, Patrick Lalor, Esq., J.P., and ex-M.P., aged 70 years. The deceased was the father of our representative, Peter &nbsp; Lalor, Esq.
THE INDIAN WAR AT THE NORTH. [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 19 July 1856
I THE INDIAN "WAR AT- THE NOBT¿ ! A correspondent of the San Francisco Herald writing from ïthe Camp Cascades,' Columbia Barer, Washington Territory, under date of 5th ( April, gires the following account of the Indian attack on that place :-Haring already seen and heard several incorrect versions of the recent massacre at this place, and fearing thé propaga tion of others, I take thc liberty of sending you the facts, which you may publish if you deem them worthy. Colonel Wright, of the U.S. A, commanding the mûitary district of Northern Oregon and Washington Territories, from infor mation which he received in the early part of March, was lad to believe that the hostile In dians contemplated an attack upon the Cascades of the Columbia Hiver, with a view to taking thc portage and cutting off all connnunicatiou with thc upper country. He had them occupied by thc first division of troops, moving forward to thc Dallas, preparatory to au expedition into the Walla Walla country. This boci...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 19 July 1856
NOTICE TO ADVERTISERS. PERSONS wishing their advertisements to be on the rirst page must send them in before 10 o'clock, a.m., the day previous to publication"; and persons countermanding j advertisements must notify the same before j 2 o'clock, p.m., the day previous to publica tion, otherwise they wili be inserted, and charged to their account. | "VTOTICE to Subscribers.-Subscribers! ll who may have any cause-of complaint ¿«¿Arding .^he^on^iciiv-ar-y of their paper j will h.:.7e the matter rectified immediately by | sending a nute to the office. I TOST OFFICE NOTICE. I From and after this date, the Post Office will be opened for the delivery of letters, at 0 a. m. daily. I Applicants for letters are particularly re quested to pay attention to the division of the | alphabet :-? ! From the newly opened window all letters from M to Z will be issued. Those fruin A to L from the front. C. H. PAINE, Postmaster. Ballarat, 15th May, IS56. j
THE STAR. SATURDAY, 19th JULY, 1856 THE EDUCATION QUESTION. [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 19 July 1856
THE STAR. SATURDAY, 19th JULY, 1856 \ -,- i TEE EDUCATION QUESTION. THE Board of National Education for Victoria, provides for the re ligious instruction of the pupils at tending its schools, in a very simple and admirable manner. Recognis ing the insuperable difficulties that ^---woald be thrown in the way of any effective and comprehensive system, . by the jealousies of the different re ligious denominations, it very wisely excludes the teaching of doc trinal points of religion altogether from its educational course. It does not ignore religion however, as it ! is but too often charged with by its opponents ; it merely avoids those tenets about which so much .^difference of opinion exists among professing Christians ; the great ; Inndamental truths of Christianity i «re scattered through the pages of 'its class-books, and two of them re late1 entirely to Scripture History , ."-AS contained, in the Old and New t &lt; Testaments. ! The books used by the Victorian L ; Board a...
Shipping Intelligence. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 19 July 1856
Shipping Cttttlltgencc. ARRIVED. HOJBEOS g SAT. July IS-Don Pedro, barque, from Hobart Town, 9th inst. , July.lS-Cityof Sydney, A.SN Company's. steamer, from Sydney, 12th instant. July 16-donn ¡Stott, brig, from Adelaide, Iv! th" instant. ; "*" July 16-Storm Bird, steamer, from Port Albert. July 16-Iris, schooner, from Port Frede rick,-V.D.L., 11th instant.
POLICE COURT. Thursday, 17th July. (Before W. Turner, Esq., S.M.) [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 19 July 1856
POLICE COURT. Thursday, 17th July. (Before W. Turner. Esq., S.M.) David Brown was brought up charged with being drunk and disorderly, and was fined 30s. or 24 hours imprisonment. &nbsp; SUMMONS CASES. O'Brien v. Buchanan-This was a summons for the illegal possession of a horse. Mr Walsh for complainant, and Mr Rainy &nbsp; for defendant. The mare had been lost for a long time, and had been found on the Camp. The case was dismissed, there not being sufficient evi- dence that the mare had been stolen. Mccarthy v. McCormack. - This was a summons for £11 wages. Struck out, no appearance of the prose- cutor. McCuIloch v. Garven.-This was a sum- mons for an assault. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; From the evidence adduced it would seem &nbsp; &nbsp; that the complainant and the defendant were playing cards together, and having each lost a bottle of spirits, which they paid for, they agreed to play for a third bottle. A dispute arose about who ...
Open Column. [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 19 July 1856
Ope« Column. *' For the opinions of Correspondents ex pressed here we are not responsible i we give every phase of intellig _>ntly expressed opinion a place in thÏB column, refusing no useful letter merely because ita senti ments differ from oar own." (To the Editor of the Star. J SIB,-As I have not had my "say ". on the educational question, 1- hope you will hear me of your clemency a few words. Tour statements that the clergy are PP" posed to secular education is apt to'nosiest The clergy are not opposed to secular educa TOtrrarbútínostimaB^^ themselves have as large ajs1»áre ' á.sháre of it aa most people. « The vrpjty^gtougßj. in debted to the clei%y for theamonnVôfaeçttlar education it enjoys - Theclergy ^werewont to «ead and write when the nobility, gentrjT ' and the masses could do neither. TbX clergy set a high value on secúlar^ueátüm, : What they oppose is a system of -education, exclusively secular, ignoring reBginn, *nd making no adequate pro vision for . *r£e moral, a...
MELBOURNE. (From our own Correspondent.) July, 17th. [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 19 July 1856
I ÎOLBÔÛUNE : j ; (From oar own Correspondent.') I When Mr Molesworth was appointed to thé office of puisne Judge of the Supreme Court, the press of the colony was unanimous in its approval of the selection; and in such approval the public ; and the legal profession heartily concurred. It was also felt that his Excellency the Acting-Go vernor had earned the gratitude of the colony, in persisting in the elevation of the man best en titled to a seat upon the bench, and certainly not less qualified for it than any other, man in the t colony, in opposition to the "wishes of a portion of the Executive, who was disposed to bestow thc honor upon another member of the bar. The high expectations entertained of Mr Molesworth as a judge have been amply fulfilled, and thc sa tisfaction expressed at his appointment fully justi fiai Though he has hardly had time yetto get warm in his seat, he has impressed all who hare had an opportunity of watching him with great admiration of his talents as a j...