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BUNINYONG POLICE COURT. Saturday, 20th September. (Before W. Turner, Esq., S. M., Mr Warden Cogdon, J. P., and Archibald Fisken, Esq., J.P.,) [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 23 September 1856
BUNINYONG POLICE COURT. Saturday, 20lh September. (Before W. Turner, Esq., S. M., Mr "Warden Cogdon, J. P., and Archibald Fisken, Esq, i J.FJl ' Mr Kildahl applied on behalf of Patrick Riley for a slaughtering license. The Bench directed him to renew his appli cation that day week, as notice of his intention to ask for the license had not been given to the Sub-Inspector of Police. Eichard "Wilsen was charged with stealing a certain bay horse, the property of Patrick Herrick, a carter of Geelong. From the evidenceit appeared that the horse had been lost near Mount Buninyong, on the 26th of May, and cn the morning of the 27th it was discovered to be lost. On Thursday the 18th instant the prosecutor saw it in a cart out 1 side Mr Deans' public house, near Kew Chum I Golly. He weat in and asked ' who the ? horse belonged to, when the prisoner said it belonged to him. He agreed to accompany ! the prosecutor to the Kugget Hotel, and not' I being able to give a satisfactory account of I ho...
THE STAR TUESDAY, 23rd SEPTEMBER, 1856. TRAMWAYS AND CO-OPERATION [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 23 September 1856
THE STAU TUESDAY, 23rd SEPTEMBER, 1856. j TRAMWAYS AND CO-OPERATION OSE of the greatest arguments that bas been advanced in favor' of a govern mental scheme of raii-.vays, is that the people are too engrossed with other more lucrative matters to attend, to the développement of the internal communi cation of the colony ; and that, there fore, it becomes the duty of the go vernment to carry out that which aü admit the necessity of, but upon which few have the public spirit to enter. Our object now is not to. show tile im policy of allowing the government to construct our railways, but to point out a field where enterprise may rjeap a splendid reward, and at the same time develope the resources of the colony in a most remarkable manner; We allude to the construction pf tram ways through the chief mining and agricultural districts of the colony. The great mining centres of tie j rolony~BaUarat,Bendigo, Beechworth j and Castlemaine--have now become" siirrounded by an industrious J¿ndnri ...
Commercial. MELBOURNE WHOLESALE PRICES CURRENT. Argus Office, Saturday Evening. [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 23 September 1856
- - 1 &lt;&ommsttía\. ¡ MELBOURNE WHOLESALE PRICES CURRENT. Argus Office, Saturday Evening. Another week, ot -general inactivity in mercantile matters has come to an end. The excitement of the nourtnatioa of candidates, in 4he early'part of the week, and the heavy rains.of the l»st few days, twvejqTiite pre vented any re-animation in business. In deed, until the elections are closed, and the roads Will opened again, we do not see any prospect of improvement. It is certain that the stocks ia all the inland towns are low.. Ballarat, perhaps excepted, the continued rains preventing supplies going up makes them daily smaller, and it is therefore only a "question of time as to when the very large quantities'of goods which must be re quired will be able to "be forwarded. Cc un: ry orders continue to arrive in town, hit the execution of "them is of course delayed until there is a prospect of for warding them with probable safety from the weather, and at reasonable rates of ...
CORN EXCHANGE. [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 23 September 1856
I CORN EXCHANGE. . .. ! At ll «Mock the Exchange opened, and ty 1 12 a pretty ùàx- master of fanners ¿and huyera 1 place :-600. bushell oats, at íe.; JOD do., at 7s. 6a.; J50 do., at 7s. ; 130 bushels wheat, at. 9s. Sd. ; 400 do., at 9a. lOM. ; 130 do., at 10s. ; 86 do., at 10s. ; at 682 and 10s. AsusuaLthe lunch provided by Mr. Southey was excellent, and well rtatrftmrea.-Geelong jiSvertisir.
SAILED. [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 23 September 1856
- SAILED. September 19-Wonga Wonga, steamer, for Sydney. September 20-William Bown ess,_b arque, for Newcastle. September 21-Carrier ©ove, "abip, for Valparaiso. September Ul-Crimea, barque, for Moul mein. September 81-Wanderer, brig, -for Sydney.
LOCAL COURT. Monday, 22d September. [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 23 September 1856
LOCAL COURT. j [ ' Monday, 22d September. ! Presentí-The Chairman, and" Messrs. Frazer, Gillies, Ahrens, Coleman, and O'Connor. Foster v. Armstrongs-iîo appearance. This was an adjourned case. Mr. Barny inomated that he had obtained a rule nisi va.^ the^preme^Coort to refrain the court frota proceeding farther ia the case, " . ¡ I -Plaintiff, swctn,. j»t ia an agreement bj which drfendant bound himself to work a half share, at 25s. a-week, tadio dmr slate; plain ! tifftopaj-expeni^. ^ that defendant retnsed jjto fidfii ràd ^agreement TJenaadant said tiu* plaintiff had fauad TO r pay expenses, and they had been-stopped ont of I âefendanr*s goli. J He had obtained £18 aîto l getitCTÍromtiiechñnv and «ven of that £5 to i plaintiff, more than the balance of the difle ! renee being doe to the party from plaintiff for i expenses mtmrraL _ He 'took the -whole snare now becanse plaintiff had not paid his expences i as agreed. . Alexander Campbell was called by defendant, and corroborated th...
Shipping Intelligence. ARRIVED. HORSON'S RAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 23 September 1856
ARRIVED. HÔBSOK'f BAT. September 19-Euxabeth Ann* schooner, xrom Sydney, 8th inst. : - - September 14-Moses Davenport, U.S. "ship, from London 29th May. September 19-Jane, schooner, fromNew eastle, N.S.W:, 3rd inst. September 19-Wm. Bachanan, barque, from Newcastle 3rd inst. September 19-Sophia, schooner, from Circular Head, I3th insfc . September 19-May flower, schooner, from Port Frederick, 14th inst. September 20-Black Swan, steamer, from Launceston. 18th inst. September 20-City of Sydney, steamer, from Sydney, 17th inst. September 20-Queen, steamer, from Bel fast and Warrnambool, 19th inst.
COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE. Saturday Evening, 20th September. [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 23 September 1856
COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE. j _ Saturday Evening, 20th. September. lae imports have again this -week been j heavy, their estimated value, amounting to 44,2167. They represent the remaining part of | the cargoes brought by the Brilliant and thc Victory, and a portion of that of the Omega, all from London ; together with the merchandise laden in several vessels engaged in thc coasting trade, between this port aad Kew South Wales and Tasmania. The articles specially promi nent ia the list are soft goods ; and there are also considerable quantities of salted provisions, timber and coals ; fifteen thousand gallons of draught and bottled beer, nearly ten thousand pounds' worth of spirits, and an ample supply of tobacco. * The experts have been limited to spirits for ships' stores valued at 51. The cus toms revenue still keeps up -well, 43707. having been received during the week. The flour market is languid, bat there bas ! been no reduction in price.. The quotations in i the prices current ...
DUNOLLY. (From a Correspondent) 18th Sept, 1856. [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 23 September 1856
I DUNOLLY. j fFrom a Correspondent) ! 18th Sept, 1856. j I hare great pleasure in girmgan encourag- j mg account of the appearance ot these mines, . in my opinion, superior to any of the late rushes in the colony. The lead is daily getting deeper, | and is commencing to get wet. I met on the : road a party of miners busily engaged in split ting slabs for the diggings ; the latter extend about eight miles in length, occupied by a pop ulation of not less than 40,000 people. There is a Main-road about three miles long, which I am afraid iriU cause some - little disturbance, -as ! the authorities here are very judiciously trying j to prevent all parties from sinking on it. j Another large nugget has been found by a lucky German, who, already, hy this time, un- ; doubtedly is calculating what enjoyments he i may be able to obtain with the proceeds ef his j 1 llb nugget upon his return to the Father land. ! Business is Mr, as the influx of goods is in ! strict accordance with the dany con...
NATURALIZATION. [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 23 September 1856
NATURALIZATION. IN [the motley population "which, our . gold discovery attracted to these shores, there are representatives of nearly every nation and form of government. Though the inducements to become citizens, held out to theße arrivals, were fer less than they might have been, had those who were in power been sincerely desirous of advancing the interests of the colony, still the i hope of a more liberal policy on the part of the Government, was sufficient to decide the wavering in favor of mak ing a permanent home among us. i This feeling was not confined to those \ who were born in some other portion ! of the British dominions. The natives ' of other kingdoms, whether looking at '.? the comparative freedom actually to be enjoyed at present, or the probable benefits of the future, were inclined to fell in with the prevailing opinions. To the natives of other kingdoms, the acquisition of a home was of more difficult attainment, in" one respect, than to their fellow colonists, in...
VOLUNTARYISM. [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 25 September 1856
VOLUNTARYISM. . Chevalier Bunsen, in his " Signs of the Times," makes the following re marks upon Voluntaryism in England : -" On my return to my own country last summer, after about fourteen years absence in England, I began to compare the impressions with which I had left Germany, with thé more ripe views which, through more extended study, and a more large experience, I had ob tained ; and in doing so I found my mind's eye fixed on two phenomena which stood forward as signs of the j times, both by the extensiveness of j their operation, and by the pregnancy j of their significance. I mean .the power of free and spontaneous asso- j eiation on the one hand, and on the other the rising claims and increased power of the clergy or hierarchy. The principle of voluntary association, to speak of this first, has been for a long time active in England ; and there is in and about London, and in Great Britain generally, scarcely any great movement or public work of which the roots are not to...
SAILED. [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 25 September 1856
SAILED. j September Si.-Caroline, schooner, for Westernport September 21.-Village Belle, schodner, for Launceston. September 21.-Forttrae, brig, for Sydney. September 21 -Boyal Sovereign, barque, unknown. September 22.-Havilah, steamer, for Adelaide -September S3.-Elizabeth, schooner, for Wellington. September 28.-Thomas Lord, schooner, for Biver Forth. September 23 -Mariquita, schooner, for ^Warrnambool, September 23.-City of Sydney, steamer, September 23.-Stormbird, steamer, for Port Albert.
Commercial. BALLARAT TRADE REPORT. September 24th. [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 25 September 1856
iBonmtttíáL _| BALLARAT TRADE REPORT. 'September -24th. The impetus given'to business incgeneral during the past week has to some extent subsided, and complaints of dullness meet us on all ¿ides. There is no change to ! chronicle in the price ofgoods, if we except butter, which has been very low during' the week ; a lot of prime first quality was of fered at ls 2|d. Groceries remain firm, and as our market is well supplied, we do not anticipate any ? great reduction. Spirits.-The demand is increasing, and full prices are maintained ; there is consi derable inquiry for ale. "Flour.-There is no alteration in our marki t, and little or no speculation ; store keepers in fact only supplying themselves to meet their weekly requirements.
BALLARAT HORSE BAZAAR. 24th September, 1856. [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 25 September 1856
BALLARAT HORSE BAZAAR. 24th September, 185C. | A good -business -bas been transacted every i day during the past "week m -the Horse Market, apil prices continue very firm. . Good -second-class draught stock are very saleable, and command extreme rates. I have disposal of a -number of good userai horses lately imported from Van Diemen's Land, at prices ranging from £65 to £90, they have turned out all that could be desired. Whim horses are also in great request, and this class must be very saleable all the summer. P BICES CUBHEUT : 1st. Class draught horses.... £85 to £110 2nd. do. do. 60 " 75 Light harness do. "30 " 50 Saddle hacks, according to quality. 20 " 45 A. P. BOWES, Proprietor.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 25 September 1856
N SALE, at the office of this paper. 2Vi«e One Shilling. The Hew Regulations. As proposed by Messrs. Baker, Yates, and O'Connor, and assented to by the Executive Council. . , _ WANTED, an experienced Beporter. Apply by letter on or before Saturday.
THE STAR THURSDAY, 25th SEPTEMBER, 1856. THE LOCAL COURT AND THE PRESS. [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 25 September 1856
TUE STAR J THURSDAY, 25th SEPTEMBER, 1856. THE LOCAL COURT AND THE PRESS THE Local Court has been " much j maligned," and the press has done j it ; thus say the men of the Court and j Mr Humffray, one of the candidates for North Grant. No one por tion of the press has been singled out publiclj as the calumniator ; but the Star having been dis tinguished with " three groans" at Mr Humffray's monster meet ing, we presume, therefore, that we hare been the most malignant of the "-slanderers," We are told that the press has made insinu ations against the Court, but had »et «tared to come forward and make any charge against its mem bers j" those insinuations being -OM» offspring nf." inventive mal lee." We bow penitently to the rod, and meekly ask but for one thing-your proof gentlemen your proof that we have done wrong, or said aught amiss. We have said the Local Court . system Í3 capable of alteration for fae better-who will deny it? We have said that to devolve the interests of this po...
Open Column. [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 25 September 1856
to«we&lt;re»^pe«jgOB^MB; we gire «very J"to^merêty because ita t^lmfaiT« daîerlfi&ai ¡our aura.* , -> " '**. "*,,,£.. } 4 >»¿[Fr «3-_ * í *~ ; ; f2b, tite JEiKûw- of tktßtor.J Sir,-I beg, through the medium of your: widely prcola^^adjjia^ljapas, to call the attention ^T,the ^yignuneat anfl'the. pnhlic$o*he unprotected «tate of the part of the colony where I reside, It j*-com-: monly «ailed the Mjmay Scrub, is a good -gnunnfccoirntiy of 1ÔÔ infles long bj 39 nulss'^Draad^ and it is weU settled, there being several jamfljesiasf well a8tbe«ejttlOT*wn,-living jonthe ^affe rent rans, , Yet weare totally wirhoiit j>ro-. tectionor anylan d, as^hereis not a police station 'nor » magistrale within Sd miles. The ccaraequence is, that wm ha ve all the rogues and va^bcnos^ Jhdrse-steale» and others, ofthe "£hree colonie^ sorting to this aa a place -of xefoge. In proof of this ï bave only to Jcefex you to the two cases tried on Tuesday last at Balarat, of John Howard and...
LINTON, WARDY YALLOCK. (From our own Correspondent.) September 22. [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 25 September 1856
I LINTON, WAfiDY YALLOCK. - \ (From our own Correspondent.) j Septem ber 22. j The rush to the head of Nuggety Gully has almost ceased. A great number have already left, long before the place hada fair trial. I visited the spot.lately, and from appearances I should imagine that a considerable number were doing pretty well. There may be about300 miners upon the ground, most of whom seem to be busily employed. I was shown a beautiful sample of gold from one of the paying claims-it is of a coarse character. The Black Lead is at last yielding up ; some of its treasures, which has of course made a 6tir here. There is a rumor afloat that a large party from Ballarat is about to erect a steam engine upon the lead. If the " present claims turn out well we shall have a large increase to our population. Two or three new rushes have been made during the week to the Wet Flat. The Black Hill is looking brisk again. Many holes that were left as worthless are now . turning out very well, and alread...
BALLARAT GOLD CIRCULAR. 24th September, 1856. [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 25 September 1856
BALLAllAT GOLD C1BOULAB. 24th September, 1856. "Wc have no iteration to quote-in the price of gold dust, the banks still adhering to thc rate of £3 17s., while most of the brokers are giving £3 17s. 3d. for good samples, in quan tity. There has been a good deal offering during the week, and the escort of tins day ta';es down a larger quantity than last week. The Escort of this week took down : ozs, dvrts. £ s. d. From Ballarat to Melbourne.... 10,676 5 14,204 0 0 Creswick to Mtlb. 1,890 0 OOO Ballarat to Geelong 251 0 OOO Creswick to Geelong 0 0 ?00 Total 12,81 r 5 14,204 0 0 1,946 0 0 ooo 240 0 0 DEPOSITS. There were on de posit 14th Sept. 47,355 5 Deposited this wk 3,668 15 Withdrawn do. 2,913 15 Balance 20th «eut. 48,110 5 1,706 0 0 BANKEN & DOUGLAS, Gold Brokers, _Lydtacd-street, Township._