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ANTI-TARIFF MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 31 January 1865
ANTI-TARIFF MEETING. Parsuant to notice, a meeting waa hell in the Lecture Boom of the Mechanics' Institute, on Mon day afternoon at four o'clock, for the parpase of adopting resolutions condemnatory of the fiscal changes asnonoced In the Treasurer's liudgetapeeeh. The movement had been projected by members caf the Chamber of Commerce, »nd other mercantile men, of whom there were present at the appointed boor Messrs Smith, president of the Chamber of Com merce, Martin, Jones, Baker, M'Dowall, Beeves, Lister, and several others, making about forty, when the chair was taken by tbe President ot the Chamber. Shortly afterwards the room was tolerably weil fibed, and scenes were enacted which wonld have rfflfctrtl discreditably on the most rowdy meeting held in Ballarat for years. Before the Chairman bad announced the object of the meeting, Mr Beeves, as one of those interested in the busi ness to be discussed, claimed attention for a few observations, and enquired if it was open to tom t...
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. ADELAIDE, 30th January. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 31 January 1865
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. ADELAIDE, 30th January. Tbe David Brown, an American ship, bas called in here for orders. She has a cargo of lamber. The Delphine, which was burnt by the Shenan doah, was partially owned by the master of the David Brown, which vessel was insured against war risk, but the Delphine was not. The blackfellow, Johnny, who was convicted of rape on a shepherd's wife, on Tilley'e Avenue Sta tion, in the south east, has been sentenced to impri sonment for life. The Government intends to pay the volunteers for their attendance at drill, and to fine all absent ones. The Penola (e.) will sail for Melbourne on Weeinea- j day morning, and the Coorong (g.) on Thursday. | Sales of wheat have been made to-day, for imme diate delivery at 7s 10s, and for forward delivery at at 7s lld per bushel. Stevena' flour has been sold to-day at £20 5s, and Beeby and Dunstan's at £21. The Brigantine Zenobia, for Brisbane, stuck on the Troubridge Shoal for two days. Arrived-Penola (a.), ' Coorong ...
THE ORPHAN FETE DEMONSTRATION. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 31 January 1865
I THE ORPHAN PETE DEMONSTRATION. - A. Blotting of the committee of lie fete cn Boxing day in aid of the projected Orrjhan Aaylrim'was held on Monday evening,. at the *M«JI Queen Hotel, Bridge street, for tíie purpose of leaving the report of the finahce committee and for ether business. Mr Jones wai in the chair. The report of the finance , committee, . which 'was,' with some amend mente, j adopted, congratulated the friendly societies and other bodies on the success of the fete, and set forth that, after payment of the necessarily heavy nTpenpea, there would be "a. very handsome sum to tile ap propriated towards the object in view." All the "properties" connected with the fete had been stored by the general manager and by Mr Ii. Donn till, wanted. The balance tn hand np to date was '£757 18s 2d, after payment ot accounts and prizes amounting to £628 17s 9d, the two items making a total of £1386 15s 11d, including donations as follows:-Cutter and Leaver, £1 1s; St Patrick's Society,...
MINING INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 31 January 1865
MINING INTELLIGENCE. Business at the Comer on Monday was not brisk, I and there are no changes in value Ito report of any j importance. Ko business was reported in Smythes dale or Daylesford stock, but some interest in Dur ham Lead mines was manifested. United Extended Band of Hopes were offered at £137, bat no sales of ! any extent were reported. There was enquiry for 1 New North Clunes, and £7 was offered for large parcels, but not taken ; sales in Bmall quantities being effected at from £7 7s 6d to £8. Albinos were sold at £18 10s to £19, and even £20 was quoted; Nelson, £24 10s ; Koh-i-Noor, £63 10s ; South Grenville, £17. £17 10s ; Convention, £63 ; City of Manchester, £100 to £107. The "Koh-i-Noor Company obtained 110 oz on I Monday, and for the fortnight ending on Saturday ! (29 th) 1151 oz. The whole of the fortnight's yield, j less expenses, was appropriated to the liquidation I of a portion of the overdraft obtained for patting down the No. 2 shaft. We are informed that pa...
BOROUGH COUNCIL OF BALLARAT EAST. Monday, 30th January. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 31 January 1865
BOROUGH COUNCIL OF BALLARAT EAST Monday, 30íA Jbnuarv. Present-The Mayor, and Cr« Downes, Steinfeld, Turpie, Dodds, Bowe, and Dyte. Correspondence.-The Town Clerk read the fol lowing letters, viz.:-From the District Survey Office, stating, in answer to a communication re questing a street to be surveyed between Victoria street and Humffray street, near the Brown Hill Hotel, that one had been surveyed in the locality referred to. From tbe same, stating that a street had been surveyed opposite Ebden street, between Bowe and Princes streets.-From the Town Clerk, Melbourne, forwarding a circular and copy of a peti tion adopted for presentation to Parliament against the proposal to insert in the Justices of Peace Laws Consolidation Act a provision depriving the Mayor of Melbourne of the precedence which he has by law in all magisterial courts within the city. It was resolved that the Council should support the petition. From the secretary of the committee of the Geelong Traders' and Citi...
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. PORT PHILLIP HEADS. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 31 January 1865
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. PORT PHILLIP HEADS. ARRIVED. Sunday, 29th January. - Wasp, schooner, from Western Port ; Mohelly, barque, Sarah, brig, from Mauritius ; Tararua, steamer, from London ; Edina, steamer, from Portland ; Ware, brig, Pioneer, schooner, Albina, brig, from Newcastle ; Herald of the Morning, barque, from Glasgow ; Zephyrus, barque, from Ham burg ; Jeannie Oswald, barque, from Colombo ; Black Swan, steamer, from Launceston. Monday, 30th January. - Centaur, brig, from Mauri tius; John Fraser, ship, from Cardiff ; Elizabeth, barque, from Foo Chow Foo ; Mont Riant, French barque, from Marseilles ; Aldinga, steamer, from Adelaide ; Wonga Wonga, steamer, from Sydney. SAILED. Sunday, 29th January. - Charles Edward, steamer, for Sale ; Pride of the Ocean, ship, for London. Monday, 30th January. - Nil. PROJECTED DEPARTURES. For London. - London, 4th February ; True Briton, 18th February. For Liverpool. - Royal Standard, 7th March ; Great Britain, 10th March. For Sydney. - The ...
THE CROPS. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 31 January 1865
THE CROPS. At Spring Hill, neither Mr Leishman nor Mrs Thistlethwaite hsve finished carting in. The wheat of the latter (principally golden drop) seems a very good crop. Mr Hawkins' crops of both wheat and oats look very light. Mr George Clarke's wheat is middling, but the oats are light and very short in the straw. Mr Gray's crop of wheat contains some very good patches, bnt the oats are not worth cat ting. Mr Macey's wheat and oats both look very well indeed, and are expected to tarn ont welt Mr Camming's wheat and oats both look well. Mr T. Carter's wheat is middling, bat the oats are poor. Mr Davies' wheat and oat« are both very good. Mr Coulthard's crop of wheat is good, bat tbe oats are overran with drake and wild oats. Mr Cameron's oats are very light. Tbe oats which have been threshed about Spring Hill, Kingston, and Ascot have tamed oat much worse than was anticipated, having in most cases yielded only abont 25 bushels per acre. Tbe wheat in the same localities has yielded ...
POLICE. EASTERN COURT. Monday 30th January. (Before the Police Magistrate.) [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 31 January 1865
POLICE. EASTERN COURT. Monday 30th January. (Before the Police Magistrate.) DRUNKARDS.-The following persons brought up for having been drunk were discharged, namely. Charles Smith, Henry Seymour and Thomas Hayes. On the same charge Richard Grubb, John Doyle and Terence O'Brien were fined 5s each. John Wilson was called on the same charge, but as he did not ap- pear his recognisance was enlarged until Wednesday. Edward Sinclair, also charged with having been drunk, waa discharged on making a subscription to the poor box. SUSPICIOUS CONDUCT.-Charles Robinson was charged with having been found illegally in the house of a married woman, named Eliza Gressick, with intent to commit a felony. The prosecutrix deposed that about midnight on Saturday as she was in bed she heard a slight noise in an adjoining room, and suspecting the cause she got up and dressed. On leaving her room she observed the &nbsp; prisoner going ont by the back door, and in consequence gave him into the custo...
NEW INSOLVENTS. (Schedule filed in Ballarat.) [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 31 January 1865
NEW INSOLVENTS. &nbsp; (Schedule filed in Ballarat.) John Lynn, of Beaufort, blacksmith. Causes of insolvency-Sickness in family, falling off in busi- ness, and pressure of creditors. Debts, £311 9s lld; assets, £196 2s 7d; deficiency, £115 7s 4d. (Schedules filed in Melbourne.) William Steigmeier, of Burnt Creek, slaughter man. Causes of insolvency-Losses in cattle, bad debts, and pressure of creditors. LiabiUtes, £239 7s; assets, £35 6s 9J; deficiency, £204 3J. Mr Goodman, official assignee. John Stewart Merrilsere, of Daylesford, miner. Causes ol insolvency-Losses in mining and business. Bad debts and pressure of creditors. Liabilities, £61 15s; assets, £5; deficiency, £56 15s. Mr Shaw, official assignee. Owen O'Connell, of Echuca, publican. Causes of insolvency-Falling off in business and pressure of creditors. Liabilities, £413 9s; assets £518 139; surplus, £105 126 f ".-Mr Shaw, official assignee. Edward Allen, of Castlemaine, late publican, but now out of business. Ca...
NEW SOUTH WALES. SYDNEY, 30th January. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 31 January 1865
NEW SOUTH WALES. SYDNEY, 30th January. &nbsp; &nbsp; It is understood that the Premier, Mr Martin, will tender the resignation of Ministers to-day. The Albert Cricket Club " eleven" has beaten an " eighteen" of Bathurst in one innings. Arrived-St. Kilda, from Plymouth, with emi- grants ; You Yangs, steamer, from Melbourne ; the Fanny Smail, from Puget Sound, with 236,817 feet timber, reports the ship Lebanon as loading for Melbourne.
WARDEN'S COURT. (Before the Resident Warden.) Monday, 30th January. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 31 January 1865
WARDEN'S COURT. &nbsp; (Before the Resident Warden.) Monday, 30th January. &nbsp; Holman v FOX-A complaint of encroachment on a residence area in Drummond street. The defend - &nbsp; ant disputed the accuracy of the plan, and the case was postponed till Wednesday for production of the surveyor. J. Thorne v J. M'Grath-Mr Salter, for the plain- tiff, asked postponement till Monday next, which was granted, as the defendant had not been found. J. Wilson v J. Lloyd— This was a complaint of encroachment on a residence area in Scott's Parade The plaintiff had no miner's-right, and was there- fore out of court; the case was struck out. &nbsp; J. Richardson and others v. Gilbert and others, and Paine v Gayland and others— An application for abandoned ground at Rich Hill, Springs. Mr Welsh for the plaintiffs. Postponed for a week. Re J. Fry and others, J. Ditchburn, and J. Rose, postponed for the production of plans. The Court then adjourned.
GEELONG INSOLVENT COURT MEETINGS. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 31 January 1865
GEELONG INSOLVENT COURT MEETINGS. The following is an official return of insolvency meetings arranged according to the order in which they will be held-Thursday, 2nd February. CERTIFICATE MEETINGS.--895 Charles Higgings Herring, Ballarat, adjourned; 1308 James Herbert McGill, Ballarat, adjourned; 633 Alexander Laidlaw, Belfast; 1030 Henry Hodge, Ballarat; 1123 James Officer, Belfast; 1205 Donald McLean, Tower Hill; 1265 Samuel Young, Smythesdale; 1417 Ernest Meyer, Sulky Gully; 1479 William Jackson Higgins, Ballarat; 1486 Bichard Baker, Ballarat; 1488 Jere miah Smith and William Stokes Smith, Beaufort; 1493 Joseph Folley, Geelong; 1516 John Spilling, Geelong. THIRD MEETTKOS.-1504 Carwell Bead, Scarsdale; 1506 Charles Stewart, Learmonth. FIRST MEETINGS.-1525 Denman Mason, Beaufort; 1531 Alexander Grant, Little River; 1541 Estate of John Raven (deceased) late of Geelong; 1551 William Bicknell, Beaufort; 1554 Estate of Geffrey Hethe rington (deceased), late of Mortlake. FIRST AND ONLY ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 31 January 1865
[ADVERTISEMENT.] -Persons desirous of securing &nbsp; a comfortable and recently erected dwelling in a good position, should attend the sale of the Five-roomed Cottage next the Western Hotel, Sturt street, at 12 o'clock this day. J. S. CARVER, Auctioneer. AUCTION SALES. THIS DAY. J. S. CARVER-On the premises, Sturt street west, at twelve o'clock, wood cottage. HEPBURN and LEONARD-At their yards, next Turf &nbsp; &nbsp; Hotel, at one o'clock, fat cattle, sheep, and lambs. ADVERTISEMENTS. THIS DAY. &nbsp; &nbsp; TURF SALE YARDS HEPBURN and LEONARD will sell on Tuesday, 31st instant, at their yards, adjoining Turf Hotel, &nbsp; 125 Head superior Fat Cattle (Northern) 130 Head very Prime do (Mr Coleman's, from Mount Rouse) 700 Prime Heavy-weight Wethers (Mr Ronald's, Mount Emu) 200 Prime Lambs (Mr Edwards', Ballan). Sale at 1 o'clock sharp. WEDNESDAY, 1st FEBRUARY. To Capitalists. Butchers, and Others. BY ORDER OF THE MORTGAGEE. HEPBURN an...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 1 February 1865
ADVERTISEMENTS. PROSPECTUS OP THE COSTERFIELD GOLD AND ANTIMONY MINING COMPAHY, (Registered under " The Mining Companies Limited Liability Act, 1864.") Capital, £50,000, in 2000 thares of £25 each; £40,000 to be paid up. PRO\ISIONAL DIRECTORS : William Cameron, Esq., Ballarat. Peniston Cojter, Esq., Cosferfieid. Edwin Field, Esq., Coaterfield. James Hay, Esq., Heathcoto. William Hogarth, Esq., formerly of Heathcote, now of Ballarat, Thomas Lang, Esq., Ballarat. Thomas Macredie, Esq, formerly of St. Arnaud. BANKERS: Oriental Bank Corporation. SOLICITORS : Messrs Malleson and England, Molbourno. BROKERS : Messrs Walsh, Were and Moore, Ballarat. ,, J. B. Were and Son, Melbourne. ,, Gavin G. Brown and Co, Melbourne. 'FHE Antimony Reef at Costerfield, eight miles A from Heathcote, was discovered in 1861. It W£s soon found that it was valuable for the Gold wuich it contained, as well .13 for the antimony. Tho proprietors of the prospectors' claim, after having successfully worked tho mine...
STOCK REPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 1 February 1865
. STOCK BEPORTS. - DENILIQUIN.-Another week and no rain, but mora bush fires. The grass in many parts is so long and dry as to defy any attempt to slay the progress of tho fires, whilst away from tho roads there' is this luxuriant growth, travelling Stock, confined to their narrow strip, can in many places scarcely get a bite. 670 store cattle, M'Nicoll's, in tho hands of MrM'Kenzio (Dal. Campbell and Co.) aro on tho reserve. Mr Tyson's purchase of 10,000 store cattle in Queensland, for his Lachlan sta tions, aro said to average 20s per bead. Few transac t tions aro taking place, out there is a fair demand for wsll-bred young owes. . Storo cattlo will likewise bring an average price, but cannot be placed at tho exorbitant figures expected by somo ovorlanders. From Euston wo hear great com plaints mado by parties in cliargo of travelling flocks. The road between there and tho South Australian boun dary is represented as being bare of grass, and the loss by deaths and stragglers great...
MONDAY'S MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 1 February 1865
MONDAY'S MEETING. SIR,-It was with deep sorrow I witnessed the termination of the meeting convened at the Me chanics' Institute this afternoon, to protest against IIr Verdon's tariff. It was deplorable to witness the disgraceful conduct of MrWm. Clarke, of Buninyong. It would bo diliicult to imagine why he should en deavor to make himself so noisy on this subject, kuowing as most do, how indifferent he is as to how any tariff would affect the poor of the colony. It is merely for party purposes he declaims. Those who read your report will beat judge whether Mr Clarke's vulgar interruptions of Mr Jones' lucid and temperate speech, and his subsequent insulting remarks to Mr James Baker, were justified. It is notorious that certain protectionists canvassed the town this morn ing to persuade their fellows to pack tho meeting and frustrate the intentions of its conveners. As a con sumer, and neither an importer nor dealer in com modities of any description, I say emphatically the policy i...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 1 February 1865
BALLARAT ART UNION. NOTICE. rpHE LAST GRAND SWEEP for tickets thin J. evening. COLONIAL BANK OF AUSTRALASIA. Incorporated by Act of Council, 1856. Subscribed Capital, £1,000,000. Paid up do, £437,500. This Bank allows interest on deposits at tlio fol lowing rateB: Payable on Demand at 2J per cent per annum. Do at 1 month's notice, 4 " ,, Do 3 months' do, 5 " " Do 0 months' do, 6 ,, " Drafts are issued on London, Liverpool, and Man chester, as well as upon most of the principal townB of IRELAND and SCOTLAND. For its constituents the Bank takes charge of Go vernment Securities, liauk, Railway, or other Joint Stock Shares, and collects the dividends on same as they fall due. Gold purchased in dust, har, or subject to assay. JOHN HENDERSON, Manager. Ballarat, llth Juno, 186-t. NOTICE TO FARMERS, PRODUCE MER CHANTS, AND SPECULATORS. TIIHE undersigned are prepared to make liberal I cash advances on grain consigned to them for sale or etorage. Best storo on Ballarat; free from vermin, and ...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 1 February 1865
MAltRIAGE. On the 28tli January, at St. Paul's Church, Mel bourne, by the Kev. S. L. Chase, incumbent, Henry Onslow Sturt, Esq , of Ballarat, to Ilarriette S. Hillsden, o! South Yarra, second daughter o£ the late F. R.Hillsdeu, Esq.