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COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE. BALLARAT SHARE MARKET. Wednesday Evening. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 2 February 1865
COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE, j BALLAKA.T SUAIU3 MARKET. Wednesday Evening. | Messrs Jamcg Smith and Walter Kington, report the following sales made this day:-Lennon's Paddock, £23 15s; Haud-in-IIaud, Inkcrmann, X'2?!; Royal Standard, Dayle.sford (on terms), £80; Victoria, Inker mann, £38 lUa and £39 10a; City of Manchester, Dur ham, £2 12s Gd; South Granville, Durham, £23 10s; St. Georgo United, Scbastopol, £40 and £42 ; Albious, Sebastopol, .t'ISlls; Enfield, Durham, £05. Tho lns])eetor of the Corporation Cattle Yards reports that tho yards were well supplied with stock during tho month of January. Tho following were the number of animals sold: -Fat cattle, 1GU0; fat calves, 79; sheep and lambs, G2S2.
COUNTY COURT. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 2 February 1865
COUNTY COURT. The following is tho list of cases for trial at tbe Coanty Court sittings for February, which commence this morning in the Warden's Court: UNDEII £20. 3 Symons v Hindniarsk ISO Snmo v G. Ask 5 Powell v Harrison 6 Franklin v Trott 7 Randall and another v M'Lean 9 Robson v Irwin 11 Hamburger v Braham 13 Harris and Ilutter v Ross 15 Simpson v Appleby 16 Wa:u:oi.'n v Aii ^ en 19 Goujon v Hiiiwooil 23 Do-van! v Tourney 24 O'Connor v Fitzpatrick 25 Hiuz v l'aterson 27 Brown aud others v Agncw 28 Brown and others v Hau 31 Smith v Bagskaw ? i52 .ToknsUme v Gordon 35 Eames v Gillespio 30 Harris v Friend 37 Healy v Healy 33 Healy v Daggett 39 Orchard v Herl 40 llillas r Gay 41 Moloney v Keys 41 Seopio v Kow 4.1 Watson v Rodgers 47 Wells v Wilkinson 49 Conwcll v Stoker CI i'latt and others v Kay 53 Bourko v Hannebury 51 Same v Skelian 55 Same v Glenn 57 Frewer v Jcssop 58 Frewer v Gorton 59 Loeck v Bowser 62 Lovelock v Robertson 04 Brown and otkors v Madden 66 Same v Agncw 67 Wok...
NEWS AND NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 2 February 1865
NEWS AND NOTES. The February sittings of tha County Court will open this morning in the Warden's Court. Wa publish the list of eases elsewhere. The Mining Board will hold one more meeting before its dissolution. We understand that all the present members intend to stand at the nest election! and already the note of opposition candidates lias been Bounded in some divisions of the district. Some fifty or sixty of the Rifle Corps, including the band, turned out on Wednesday evening at the | commanding officer's parade, Major Pitt being in attendance, and Leut. Johnson, the officer in com mand under him. The men were marched to the recreation reserve, where they were put through a very smart drill by thoMajor, including some rather elaborate evolutioua in skirmishing practice, which were on the whole executed very creditably. Major Pitt spoke encouragingly of the parade and practice, but ot course regretted the small muster of ttie corps. He stated that he would come up iov a commanding...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 3 February 1865
ADVERTISEMENTS. ALBION GOLD MINING COMPANY (uegu tered).-A Dividend of 5s per scrip has been declared this day, and payable on Monday, 6th Feb ruary. AKCHD. CAMPBELL, Manager. LBION GOLD MINING COMPANY (Kegis tered.-WANTED two engine-drivers to work twelve hour shifts. Applications stating salary expected to be forwarded up to twelve o'clock on Tuesday, the 7th iustantj to the office on the claim. AKCHD. CAMPBELL, Manager. UfcTKALASlAN GOLD MINING COMPANY (Iiegistered), Pitfield Plains. - NOTICE. A Special General Meeting of Shareholders in the above company will be held at the Prince of Wales Hotel, Happy Valley, on Saturday, the 4th February, at 3 p.m. sharp. Business-To elect new Board of Directors, or as many as are required, and other important business. Shareholders are particularly requested to attend. A. OSBALDISTON, Manager. Happy Valley, 27th January. ANK OF ENGLAND QUARTZ illNING COMPANY, Creswick.-WANTED a thoroughly competent Engineer for the above company. Appli cation...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 3 February 1865
NOTICE TO FARMERS, PRODUCE MER CHANTS, AND SPECULATORS. THE undersigned are prepared to make liberal cash advances ON grain consigned to them for sale or storage. Best store on liaUarat; free from vermin, and insurance very low. M'DOWALL and GRAY. STORAGE. STORAGE. STORAGE. NOTICE TO FARMERS. HA HE undersigned are prepared to make liberal 1 cash advances on grain consigned to' them for Bale or storage, at their new brick stores, corner of Mair and Doveton streets, Market Square. J. V. TARTE and CO. LIVERPOOL, AND LONDON, AND GLOME IN SURANCE COMPANY.-Policy holders iu this company can obtain the Almanac for 18G5 on appli cation at this office. F IMHE undersigned is prepared to make Cash A Advances on wheat, oats, and barley, consigned to him for sale or storage. WILLIAM EAVES, Agent for William Degraves' guaranteed ailk dressed flour. TS OTIC E. HpHE SUBSCRIPTION to the BALLARATSTAR X is Seduced to 15s. PES QUARTER. The rates are as follow : Delivered in Ballarat £0 15 0 per quarter...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 3 February 1865
MARRIAGE. On the 1st February, at Lyons strest, Ballarat, by tlie Rev. W. Henderson, Hugh Beggs, son of Mr ?William Beggs, of Larne, Co. Antrim, Ireland, to Ann, daughter of Mr John Coupar, Berwick, War rington. DEATH. On the 1st February, Hugh Linklater, aged 28 years, late of Lerwick, Shetland, of phthisis. The following returns from the Smytheadale post and telegraph office are for the month of January : -Total letters passed through, 7197 ; newspapers do, 1829; letters posted, 3684; newspapers do, 848; number of telegrams, 773.
COUNTY COURT. Thursday, 2nd February. (Before His Honor Judge Rogers.) [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 3 February 1865
COUiNTY COURT. Ihursday, 2nd February. (Before His Honor Judge Ro?c-rs.) In all the following case?, unless otherwise re ported, judgment was given for tile plaintitls for the full amounts claimed, with costs: Symons v Ilinrimsrsh, -1 "s Gd goods; Mr Cuth bert for the plaintiff. Franklin v Trott, £8 die honored cheque; Sir Doward for the plaintiff-held over for further proof of liability, liindiill and others r M'Lean, £6 5s Si bill of costs; Mr Doward for the plaintiffs. The plaintiffs were non-suited for want of proof of delivery of the bill of costs. Hamburgher v Braham; struck out. Karris and Ruttir v Ross; settled. Simpson v Appleby; struck out. Wa Goon v Ah Yoo, struck out; Mr Lewis for the plaintiff Goujon v Henwood, £12 3s bill of exchange; Mr Mann for the plaintiff. O'Connor v Fitzpatriek; struck out. Hinz v Patterson, £14 14s money lent; Mr Rutter, for the plaintiff, proved consent to judgment. Brown and others v VY. Aguew, £8 4s 4d goods; Mr Salter for the plaintiffs, one...
The Ballarat Star. DAILY ISSUE. FRIDAY, 3RD FEBRUARY, 1865. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 3 February 1865
DAILY ISSUE. FKIDAY, 3RD FEBRUARY, 1865. THE importance to Ballarat of an ample and constant supply of water, 6uited to culinary, sanitary, and mining- purposes, is so obvious that we need not enlarge upon that theme. But it becomes a matter of vital interest to the public if the sufficiency or the constancy of that supply, which all thought the Water Commission had thoroughly secured, is im perilled, or even threatened. And there is now some danger lest the sup ply be permanently diminished. As our readers are aware, a pnvate company called the Lai Lai Water-woiks Association, claims a right to a certain portion of the water here tofore calculated upon for the supply of Bal larat, and already there have been two legal decisions in favor of the association's claim. Whether or not those were just decisions it is not our province to pronounce. Neither will we discuss the question in that phase. Twice the warden of the district (Mr Warden Clow) has decided that the association was enti...
POLICE. DISTRICT COURT. Thursday, 2nd February. (Before the Police Magistrate. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 3 February 1865
POLICE. DISTRICT COURT. Thursday, Ind February. (Before the Police Magistrate. WIFE DESEIITION.-Joha White oppeared on war rant charged with having deserted his wife at iial larat. As Mrs White did not appear the accused was discharged. BREACH or THE PEACE.- Michael Gannon was brought up under warrant charged with having been concerned in a prize tight with a man named Martin for £20 a side, at the .Black Hill, on 2"tli January. He had been arrested by Detective Hyland at eight o'clock this morning, as it was understood he was about to leave town. Postponed till Monday for the production of Martin. The prisoner was allowed bail in £10 and one surety in tbe same amount. STEALING A KOI'E.-William Walker was charged with having stolen a rope from a dray in Market Square on tiie 31st ult. The prisoner pleaded guilty, having been very drunk at the time. William Ham mond, drayman in the employ of James Edwards, deposed ihat the rope had been left by him on the dray James M'lJowall deposed...
NEWS AND NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 3 February 1865
NEWS AND NOTES. The alarm bells of both fire brigades sounded at half-past nine o'clock on Thursday evening, and on going tosee the cause we found that the fire was at the private residence of Mr Creighton, oil merchant, at the corner of Neil and Brougham Btreets, Sol diers' Ilill. The fire originated in the back kitchen, and was luckily confined to that place, a sufficient supply ot water and plenty of willing helpers being at hand. All danger was over by the time of the arrival of the brigades, which had turned out with their usual alacrity. The loss of property was not very extensive. The Captain and other officers of the Confederate steam vessel Shenandoah, are expected to arrive by the first train this morning from Melbourne. We are informed that the gentlemen who have under taken the role of hosts on the occasion, will show the guests as many as possible of the lions of Ballarat during the day, and in the evening a banquet will be given at Craig's Koyal Hotel. There will be no...
LATEST INTELLIGENCE. TELEGRAPHIC DESPATCHES. [PER GREVILLE AND BIRD, REUTER'S AGENTS.] VICTORIA. SANDHURST, 2nd February. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 3 February 1865
LATEST INTELLIGENCE. TELEGRAPHIC DESPATCHES. [FEB GREVILLE AND BIRD, KBUTBK'S AGENTS.] VICTORIA. SANDHURST, 2nd February. I The rifle match, Bendigo v Collingwood, came off at the Butts, Back Creek, this day. The weather i was fine, and the attendance large. Tba Bendigo score was 509 points, and that of Collingwood 390 points. The highest scorers were- Fly, ol Bendigo, 54 points; and Seymour, of Collingwood, 35 points. The Emu Gold Mining Company has struck a large vein of gold. Nine tons of stone yielded 180 oz of gold. Rdtueiiglen, 2nd February. At the races to-day the weather was fine, and the attendance larpe. The Maiden Plate was won by Rosebud; the Handicap of 100 sovs, by Welcome; the Miners' Purse, by Woodpecker; the Hack Race, by Lottery. In tho last race Flatcatcher's rider was thrown, and is not expected to survive the day.
THE SCOTCH COLLEGE. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 3 February 1865
THE SCOTCH COLLEGE. SIB,-The decision of the magistrates relative to the assessment of the Scotch College proves that it is merely a private institution, and therefore subject to rates. Notwithstanding what has gone before,, may it not be a question, as to whether the present appropriation is not only in opposition to the gene ral opinion of the public, and hostile to the interests of other existing establishments, but also that it is illegal. I am, yours, &c, A. B. 1st February. A most important discovery, far more BO than that of the alleged source of the Nile, has just been made in South America. "It is," says the Maritime Register of the 2Gth November, " that the great liiver Amazon has been found to be navigable from one end to the other; that, in fact, a new route has been opened between the Atlantic and the Pacific. The Morona, a Peruvian steamer, which was sent to explore the Amazon, ha9 arrived at Mayra, about 300 miles from Lima. The Morono navigated more than 2000...
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. PORT PHILLIP HEADS. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 3 February 1865
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. PORT PHILLIP HEADS. AHIUVKD. Thursday, 2nd February.-Dor.vent, steamer, from Hobart Town; Helen Ann, schooner, from Port Fred crick; City of Luunceston, steamer, from Launceston; South Australian, steamer, from Adelaide; Charles Edward, steamer, from Sale; RedclifT, schooner, from Western Port; Melbourne, schooner, put back. SAILED. Thursday, 2nd February.-Arcadia, ship, for Guam; Union, schooner, Cbanco, barque, for Newcastle; .Sarah, barque, for Adelaide; Avalanche, ship, for Calcutta; Indian Queon, ship, for Callao; Ethiopian, ship, for Shanghai; Melbourne, schooner, for Warrnambool; Coleroon, for Madras; John Bunyan, for Launcoston. PROJECTED DEPARTURES. For London.-London, -lth February; Truo Briton, 18th Fobruary. For Liverpool.-Itoyal Standard, 7th March; Great Britain, 10th March. For Sydney.-Tho steamers of tho A. N. S. Com pany, rcfrularly. For Port Albert. - Ant or Keera, every Wednesday.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 3 February 1865
ITEAM TO LONDON. I Uef.sia llorey W:';jram and -Sobb'(of E'ackwr1" Yard, Loidoo) Line of Steam and Sa:'ing Ships. To sail positively on the 4th February, the splendid tow screw steamship LONDON, 1750 Tons Register, .T. B. MARTIN, Commander. For plans of cabins, dietary scales, and all parti culars. apply bum , it-. w p WHITE and CO., 10, Elizabeth street, Melbourne. STEAM to ENGLAND. White Star Line of Pack ets-For LIVERPOOL, to sail 7th March, the splendid screw steamship, KOYAL STANDARD, 2032 tons register, A1 for 22 years. G. II. DOWELL, Commander. The Royal Standard was built expressly for the Australian passenger trade, and is one of the strongest ships ever built, her great strength having obtained for her the classification of A1 for twenty two years. IIor accommodations for all classes of passengers are of the most perfect description. For rates of passage or freight, apply to LORIMER, MAltWOOD and HOME, Agents, 48J William street, Melbourne. ,.All,V STliAM COMMU ,r.^^ NICAT...
BALLARAT LIVE STOCK MARKET. Wednesday, 1st February. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 3 February 1865
BALLARAT LIVE STOCK .MARKET. Wednesday, 1st February. Messrs HEPBURN and LEONARD report Fat CatUc-Our market tliis week was sparingly sup pi io J, sales wero consequently brisk, showing an improve ment of las ahead 011 late rates. We sold for Mrs M'lntyre, Mount Rouse, 121 head fair quality, bullocks at per £'8 5s to ; cows at about same rates. Quotations Best beef 2'ls per liJO lbs, and medium 15s. Calves-A short supply. Wo sold 15 at extremo rates. Prices from 24s to 97s 6d. Fat Sheep-The demand has in creased, prices however remain but with little improve ment. Wo sold for Messrs Gibbs, Ronald and Go. 5G1 wethers at from lis to 12s, and quote-Best wethers at 13s; medium, 10s Cd to 12s ; inferior, 10s. Fat Lambs -A scarce market; primo this week would havo realised very high prices. Storo Sheep-Very few really good sheep offering:. We have numerous enquiries for owes and wethers of tlio right stamp if not over 4 years old. Wo sold 4000 wethers, full mouth, at 9s. Quotations Wether...
COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE. BALLARAT SHARE MARKET. Thursday Evening. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 3 February 1865
COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE. 33 ALLAH AT SHAKE MARKET. Thursday Evcnin Mossrs J.imcs Smith and Walter Kington, roport the following sales made this day :-Iland-iti Hand, In kormann, £2115 full share; Leig.'i Grand Junction. Dur ham, £15; Albion, Sobastopol, £18 and £18 5s; City of Manchester, Durham, £112, 111 and £120, St. George United, Sobastopol, £42 to £4S: South Grenvillo, Dur ham, £23 10s to £21 10s.
THE SMIMMING BATH. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 3 February 1865
THE SMIMMING BATH. SIB,-Will you kindly allow me to enquire of the Ballarat Bath Company (Limited), how I may for the future' be able to asctriain correctly the charge of admission to the Swimming Bath OD any parti cular day. When first opened the charges were advertised as follows-Mondays, Tuesdays and WedneBdayB, sixpence; Thursdays, Fridays, Satur days, and Sundays, one shilling. Last week handbills announced that the charge on Saturdays was reduced to sixpence. Advertisements on Tuesday (yesterday) informed the public that the admission was sixpence, including towels and attendance; Sundays and Fridays one shilling. It will be noticed that in all these Various announcements, Wednesday, is. always a Bixpenny day,aDd therefore, I waB consider ably astonished on visiting the bath this morning to find that, without giving the slightest i. timation to the public, the directors had made the charge on Wednesday a shilling. It unfortunately happens that my propensity for .bathing and th...
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR. THE NEW TARIFF. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 3 February 1865
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR. THE NEW TARIFF. Sin,-At the political meeting held this evening, in the large hall ot the Mechanics' Institute, I was perfectly surprised to see a large majority, consisting chiifly of working men, voting in favor of the new tariff. Now, whether the measurement system or the ad valorem duty be adopted, certain it is that the ?working man would be a loser by the proposed change, inasmuch as the new taration would fall heavier upon him than the contra repeal of Id on BUgar, 3d on tea, and the gold export duty, which .would affect wealthy mining shareholders rather than the working miner. By way of example, it appears probable that under any circumstances blankets and moleskin trowsers will be subject to measurement, and a heavy per centage will be placed on baots. Now, a medium-sized pair of blankets will pay about 2s 6d duty, and a pair of molskin trowsers about 8d, at 4B per cubic foot. Now I venture to ailirm that a "working mnn with a family would probably b...
BOROUGH COUNCIL OF SEBASTOPOL. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 3 February 1865
BOROUGH COUNCIL OF SEBASTOPOL. This Council met on Thursday afternoon. Pro* sent-The Mayor, aDd CrB Xait, Vickers, Howlands, Robinson, Richards, and Edwards. The town clerk read a letter dated 30th January, from the Crown Law Offices, stating that by direction of the Attor ney-General there was forwarded a copy of a portion of a consolidation of all the bylaws made from time to time by the councils of municipal districts under the Act 18 "Vic., No. 15. The writer stated that it was the intention of the Government to introduce a bill to amend in certain particulars the Municipal Corporations Act 1S63. This would contain in a schedule the consolidated bylaws and certain clauses enabling the councils of boroughs to adopt those bylaws wholly or in part. The Attorney General would be glad to be favored with the opinion of the Council respecting these bylaws, and also practical suggestions, with a view to amendments in the present Act. This letter was referred to the Legislative Committee...
BALLARATSHIRE COUNCIL. Thursday, 2nd February. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 3 February 1865
BALLARA.TSHIRE COUNCIL. Thursday, 2nd February. Jfresent: the President, and CrB Kinnersly, Nichol son, Cadden, M.'Phillimy, Beaton, Buird, and Stewart. Correspondence. - The secretary read the fol lowing letters :-From the liegistrar-General, re questing information with reference to the Shire for the completion of the annual statistics of the colony. The secretary stated that the information requested had been supplied.-From G. C. Smellie, for the inspecting road engineer, with reference to certain improvements on the Main Ballarat and Avoca road, and stating that no intimation had been received of the completion of work on the Main Ararat and CreBwick roads according to spe cification A statement accompanied the letter, showing the positions of the improvements effected on the Avoca road. The engineer was called upon by Cr Nicholson to make some explanation respect ing the Main Ararat and Creswick roads, but he stated after a few remarks that he would furnish at next meeting a fu...