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SELECT POETRY. THE DIVERTING HISTORY OF JOHN FOSTER. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigo Advertiser — 20 November 1855
SELECT POETRY. THE DIVERTING HISTOBY OF JOHN FOSTER Joliii Foster was a pamphleteer, Of very small renown; An ex-Colonial Sec. was he 'Iii'famous Melbourne town. John Foster's friends said unto Mm-" " The.Council'soon will meet, And yoii, clear John—alas, the day !— Are still without a seat. " Now Sheriff Farie's juBt resigned His seat in Patrick's Hall, The district he did represent Is both remote and small. " llemote and small your chances ar# , In any other place; In Melbourne, as a candidate,' You must not show your face. There's not a gold-field in tlie land Would choose yon for their man; To try soirie rural district, tlieii, Will be your wisest plan." Said John, " I'll hurry off at once, Nor let' my- purpose cool, An(l in the Queen I'll take a berth, Foif drowsy" Warrnambool. v. " I fain would be ail M.L.O.,1 As all the world doth know, And office under Government • I'd gladly take, also." The steamer left the Railway Pier, With Foster and his " swag,'' (The latter, " Letter'...
LATEST EUROPEAN NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigo Advertiser — 20 November 1855
The following appeared in ar» Extraordinary published on Saturday:— (From the Argus.) By the arrival in Port Phillip Bay of the Star of the East-, seven days' later new; from England has reached us. The intelligence is of great im portance, announcing the total destruction of Sveaborg, with insignificant loss to the assailants ; and the repulse of attack made in great force by the Russians, under General Liprandi, on the position of the Allies on the Tchernaya, Parliament was prorogued by commission on the 14th August. The following was transmitted to us yesterday •: afternoon from QueenselifFc, and published in: second and third editions :— . , ] , .(BY ELECTRIC! TELEGRAPH.) !, . i Queenseliffe, 15th November,' 1055. ' 3 p.m. LATER ENGLISH NEWS. : ; The Star of the East, 3000 tona, Cap tain Clu-is-' tian, from Liverpool, enteved Port Phillip Heads about half-past two o'clock. By this arrival we are in possession of seven; days later news. The following items have been extracted fro...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bendigo Advertiser — 20 November 1855
Trailc Addresses. ' " E D \V A I!U II U 1- T O N , Ifookseller nnd Stationer. ALL kinds of Fancy Ooods at HoUon'n, V-mr Point Emporium, View Point. 13ldec29 ~ • B. MOREY, S A DDT, Eli, (Late Morev nnd Knight), Batweet tlio Stores of Messrs. Dnun nnd Bnyno and Parker and Mucoi d, 1'nll .Mall, BEOS to return thanks to the public of Sandhurst for the patronage tliev have nccoided to him whilst in business, and in acquainting; thom that h« has made several additions to lin stock of saddlery, &c., solicits n eontinuance of the same. Bestfruntihg Raddles mndo to order.. Gig and Carriage Trimmings neatly Impaired. Baperior Neat's Foot Oil and Soft Soap always on hand : ' ' 205 0 CALVES FOOT JELLY, Blanc mangos, Custards, made to order nfc \\\ Blair's, pastr} cfit>k,"Pafl Mall' and Williumsan-ntroet. 852o SADDLERY! SADULKRY! SADDLERY!' " TV. KNIGHT'S '• Wholesale and Retail Saddlery Warehouse, CORNER of Pike's Buildings, at tho Back of the Post-office, adjoining the ISvndigo Adve...
RUSSIA AND PERSIA. (From the Port Louis Gazette, of 1st September.) [Newspaper Article] — Bendigo Advertiser — 20 November 1855
RUSSIA AND PERSIA. (From the Port Louis Gazette, of 1st September.) We published a few days ago a telegraphic despatch,, received at Madras on 27th June, announcing several regiments at that place as destined for the Persian expedition. Being without any previous information, the cu riosity of our renders nmsl> have been raised, and we now profit by the curliest opportunity .of sa Vying it. Vague rumors h:id for some time previous been current in the Indian journals as to this expedition, but whilst one journal asserted it would tuke place, another doubted, and another denied it. There is little doubt that Persia has si led with Russia —the latter, 110 doubt, expecting by threats on the northern frontiers of British India to prevent the withdrawal of more troops for the Crimea. On this subject we have the follow ing intelligence from ' Bombay Gazotte,' of 30th July:— "It was reported at Bokhara that an army of 20,000 Persians had assembled in the vicinity uf Mushid, to aid by its...
AUSTRALIA. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigo Advertiser — 20 November 1855
AUSTRALIA. A Blue Book of some one hundred pages, con tains further papers relative to the discovery'of Gold in Australia. There are also several des patches relative to the Riot at Ballaarat, for the suppression of which Sir Charles Hotliam received -last April, the thanks of the Colonial Secretary, while in June, Lord John Russell intimated to Sir Charles, that Her Majesty had commanded her Col. Minister to express to him her high sense of the prompt, .energetic, and at the same time, pru dent manner in which he had acted under the very trying circumstances, and in which he so speedily quieted what her Majesty's Government regarded as a most remarkable and formidable out break. ■ * ' The military services of Sir Robert Nickle and Major Thomas of the 4th were also eulogised; and those gallant officers recommended to the special attention of the Commander-in-Chief. With the exception of Mr. Dewes, the stipen diary magistrate, and Serjeant-Major Millie, of the police, the conduct of ...
LOCAL COURT ELECTION. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigo Advertiser — 20 November 1855
LOCAL COURT ELECTION. At the close of the meeting for the declaration of the poll in the late election, held on Saturday | last, and previous to its separation another was held to elect a member to serve in the Local Court in the place of Mr, Mackenzie, who had resigned. , The Chairman, Mr. Assistant Warden Jones, there being only one candidate for the vacant post thought it unnecessary, under the circum stances, to postpone the meeting, in consequence j of there being miners not possessing the Miners' Right mixed up with the qualified voters. Sir. Robinson and Mr. Hopkins were both requested to allow themselves to be nominated. Both refused on the ground that they could not spare the time ; and the latter gave as additional reasons, that neither the state of his finances nor his health would permit him to accept the honor. The Chairman made a few remarks, expressive of his pleasure at seeing so large a meeting, the im portant nature of the duties to be discharged by the person who ...
DECLARATION OF THE POLL. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigo Advertiser — 20 November 1855
DECLARATION OF. THE POLL. On Saturday afternoon last, about two o'clock) num bers of persons began to congregate round the hustings inside the Camp enclosure, consisting almost entirely of the friends and supporters of Messis. Benson and Grant. The red and green flugs_ used at the election w«re Sus pended from two trees directly across the platform, and shortly before three o'clock the Returning Officer, L. Mncpherson, Esq., J.1'., the members elect and some of their friends mounted it. The Hemming Officer had to thnnk tho public for the orderly manner in which they had con. ducted themselves at the eleciton, and more especially under the inconveniences and informalities which had presented themselves. He regretted ulso that the polling booth had been found to be too small, in justice t( [himself, he must say he thought it would have been found fully large enough, but that miiny, who it was anticipated, would vote at Sailor's Gully ifo the nearest voting place, had come into the tow...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bendigo Advertiser — 20 November 1855
WANTED to sell,—Two shares m the Independent Stenm Quartz Crushing Mills. Particulars can be obtained at the works, between Specimen Hill, Eaglchawk, and the head of Peg Leg. lnov27 WANTED two Men to engage for a twelvemonth to doroiiq;h fencing work and put up Slab Hut at the Tiichlan River. Enquire at Tyson's slaughter yard, Back Creek. 10nov20 injTANT.ED immediately a female cook, apply at V» the Union Hotel, William-3treet. 40nov20 "VT 7" AN TED a good bullock driver, to drive in the W vicinity of Bendigo. Apply early at the Hit or Miss Hotel, Milkmaid Flat. Gnov20 "YY7"ANTED by an experienced miner, work in a W quartz reef. Apply at Helm's Store, Sheeps hcad Gully. 4nov20 WANTED by an experienced miner, to join a parly, to speculate in quartz. Apply at Helm's Store, Sheepshead Gully. 5nov20 WANTED by a respectable female, a situation as housemaid or general servant, in a small family. Apply A. Z., office of this paper. 16nov20 "Vi ''ANTED a man to cook, and make himself YV gene...
ORIGINAL CORRESPONDENCE. THE BENSON FUND. (To the Editor of the Bendigo Advertiser.) [Newspaper Article] — Bendigo Advertiser — 20 November 1855
ORIQINAL CORRESPONDENCE. THE BENSON FUND. (To the Editor of the Bvndiyo Advertiser.) Sir,—Permit mo, through vour columns, to call the attention of the public to the fuiul which is now being raised for Mr. Henson. All are aware, I suppose, tlmt the committee felt it incumbent upon them to pay him for his services, believing that the public would willingly contribute their mite for such a purpose. A commence ment 1ms been made, and I have little doubt but what the people will enable the committee to carry out what they have taken in hand to do. Fifty subscription-lists will be issued immediately, and if each list-holder will do his best to raise .AT) the ambuntwill speedily be obtained, namely £'-250. Meantime I shall visit the commercial classes myself, nnd hope that they will liberally respond to the call made upon tljem. A little from every on# will (t'i, niril it is to bo hoped there will he Utile (lifliculty iu ruisitip; i?ie total imioirot. The rmnmittee Imve nlreadv met with a...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bendigo Advertiser — 20 November 1855
POST OFFICE, SANDHURST. List of unclaimed ship letters FOR TIIE MONTH OF OCTOBER, 1055: — - A ' Atteridgo, Jame» Allen, Wm 2 ■Adamson, Jas Annear, Jas Balfour, J Parker, John laker, Mrs Hy Barker, John Uwigo, Wm Batten, Mrs H Bawden, RJ .Barnard, Cbs ' Banks, Wm Bellemur, Mrs Albert Bellcmur, Mrs Albert iBellemur, Mrs Albert Bewley, Hv JBenney, Wra and Jas Bearhope, Geo Bertrand, David Bennett, Mrs 8 Belconrs, Antonia Bird, Thornm Butler, Samuol James Cadogan, J B j^aj-j-Carnon, Wm •Coaklev, John Compton, Stephen Couttn, Goo Collins, G H ■ Coat, George 2 Cordtvell, John Cocking, John Caret, Maistr# Currie, James Cunliffe, Mr B Binney, Joseph Binney, W and Jas Birley, John Taylor Bigg, Geo Bowaen, Thou Bonsfield, R P Boiling Robroy Borneman, B Bullingham, Geo Buckey, Thos Bryce, Jas Bryan, Georgo Brockley, Chs Brook, Jna Brnce, Geo Brian, Wm Brain,. Mo«es Black, Mrs Bridget Bridgman, Dr J 2 Curtis, Thos 2 Cleland, James Charles, German Clark, George Chipcbase, J H Crawforl, Edmund Cr...
THE "BLUES" AND THE "RED AND GREENS." To the Editor of the Bendigo Advertiser. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigo Advertiser — 22 November 1855
THE "BLUES" AND TILK "MOD AND GREENS." I To ttie lZditor.of the JJendiqo Advertiser, \ '• '••-SHr,—My. attention, litis been attracted to a paragraph In'yonr yesterday's issue, bearing the above heading. ' ': On remliug tlio - article I could not help fooling much utinpicioil. In the first place. by .learning that the pro. priqtor of a quartz crushing machine (who is in the ' habit of advertising for public, support) should have noted ho unailvisably ns to have hoisted, or allowed.to bo ■ • hoisted, any colors during election time on his premises. In Jhe second place, by your remark'"an engagement ensiled which was being pretty evenly contested in real Cauut ami Bendigo style." Surely your compositor. : have inserted Oaiml for Grant, or,does tho -writer mean something very witty, which is lost upon lour obetfieut servant* JSOUGAN BARAGWAUNTH. • /California Gnlly, 18tl) November,'1855. :: (Ta the Editor of the Jicntligo Advertise r.) Sin—Trusting you will allow me Bpaco'iu your paper...
EUROPEAN INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigo Advertiser — 22 November 1855
'EUROPEAN 1 NTKIiLI G EN C K. The London correspondent of the An/us, under date the 20tli August, communicates the particulars in Reference to the bombardment of Sveaborg. llo proceeds:— Our successes in the Baltic were not long in befog followed Hp by a brilliant victory in the Crimea. For a considerable time the Russian ■army has been hovering about the liver Teller nay a an a manner to keep the French and Sardinians, who were stationed there in large force, perpetually on the qui vine; but as the Muscovites occupied an «ntrenened camp, deemed almost impregnable, or to be assaulted only at a risk of loss which it would not be advisable for our allies to incur, the great aim and object was to entice the Russians out. Mistaking our design for a sense of apprehension and weakness, General Liprandi, at the head of 50,000 to (50,000 men, ottered the French and Sar dinians a pitched battle, aad he was signally wor sted, his loss being 5,000 to 0,000 men, and at no great cost to our brav...
OFFICIAL MEMORANDA. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigo Advertiser — 22 November 1855
••■•••'•OFFICIAL' MEMOIUCTAv - ' ' IS timber of Miners' ■ Rights- issued . ' - ' during the week endiuglTtli Kov... 80 nt £1 0 0 Number of Business Licenses do.' do. i. , 7; at .£2 10 0 [ Ditto ditto "" do. do... 0,Rt i.'10 0 0 Ditto Ckjueso Protection, Tickets do. • 8 nt; £1 0 0 Amount of .Gold deposited iu the Gold Office.during the week ending .1 Tth inHtnnt liOIIO,ouuci>s niidli'OO. Amount cf 'GiiUl, withdrawn,'dining, tha same period ■ 1,U07 muxes 10i.diviH.mid £50. . . > . Bu!unce iu Gold OiHco 15,000 ouuees gold, anil j£3,278 I cnsli. ' . ' - • ! Ann wat; of - Gold nnd - CnKlr taken to .Melbourne on • ! . Ttualny, the 2 Jtii,instant—S,u:dliii! st, O.iJST ounces— . Jluiitiicfite,- 8H1 oac?v3--*.f OtoV 10/43 • tunae?.'—Cash, £7,m. ■ ( y_'
ORIGINAL CORRESPONDENCE. THE BENSON FUND. To the Editor of the Bendigo Advertiser. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigo Advertiser — 22 November 1855
ORIGINAL CORRESPONDENCE. ' THE BENSON FUND. To the j'AUtar of the Jstndujo Advtrtiser♦ Sin—As many. of. the .diggers have expressed a desire ' to subscribe to tho Benson Fund, I beg, through your columns, to inform them tliiit myself mid otlJers will LffiVe tbe'iii an opportunity of doing so on Saturday next. 'T will sit in tlie open air, near the Shamrock Hotel, in tlio afteinoou, so ns to givn everyone' nn opportunity of subscribing to the above fund; and I hope the diggers '-vrillbeaslibenil as possibleVin supporting one who if) . well worthy of all that call be done for him. ' If '400 ■tjingers. will sulisrrihe !>*. each, which will uraauut to sj£100, the total sum will soon be collected. Yours, . \V. J). C. PENOVAN.
TASMANIA. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigo Advertiser — 22 November 1855
TASMANIA. We have intelligence from Hobart Town to the 16th, ond Lauuccston to the 17th inst, The Supreme Court hail been occupied for three (lavs with the case " Fenton and another at the suit of Hampton," the question at jn3ue being the powers of the Legislative Council. The decision of the Court on the demurrer had not been given. It seems that Dr. Hampton lias not been pre pared to await the decision of the Court, and has antici pated it by providing for his own.safety. He has.come to Melbourne, and may hero feel pretty safe from " Speaker's warrants. . The Council is further prorogued to tho 28tli inet.— Argus.
ADELAIDE. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigo Advertiser — 22 November 1855
ADELAIDE. I Flour hris t liton a start, mid sells at fvoin £&& to £tS0, but brim, fcnrJoy, ainf ouls have ft downward tcmlnncv. Tho Looveyiist-jiu is Uaily^xjiectcd with n large cargo, autl If it is lu wheat, ftud not in liottr, it will coinmund a hii.'h price, oven though it docs not nrrivo till tho harvest is coming in, as it will bo very valuable for tfriuding up with the new grain.. • Wool Frauds.—A curious dficovery, soys the Hull Advertiser, 1ms been made ou our duck qu^ya thUweek.of a system of fniud "which has .beeu curried on in the tvou) trndo. Latnlvwo have hnd. «:oiisi(ieriiblo quantities of Australian 'wool brought by rail from' Liverpool, to bo shipped heuee fur various Gcnnau and Hclgb jiorlis. Sowo of this wns'boingr shipped on 'I hui^dny week, when u Customs' oflicer named Davis by chouco placed his foot ou ona of the bales, when he struck some thing hard i& tlie inoido thereof. Upon .this & wnroh onsued, the pnokngo vras opi-iiud, nu...
LOCAL COURT. Saturday, November 17. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigo Advertiser — 22 November 1855
• LOCAL COURT.' • Snturdry, November 17. Present:'' Francis Jones, Tistj., Chairmim ;; Messrs. 0'Conor, Detiovan, Cliarles Jones, Hosk'en,' Benson, and AVetJieroll.» , ■ , A letter wivs read by tho clerk from the.Coloninl Engineer's office,- on the subject of the requisition of the Local* Court for furniture, and requesting to know what- portion, if any, of the articles required could be obtained in Sandhurst; and also the reply sent by him, with estimates enclosed. A letter was also read, from tho .Colonial Secretary's office, relative to the Regulations jVained by the. Local (Jourt " for deliniii^ the extent of ground in quartz leases," •' for the management of puddling ma chines," and " for the management t>f quartz crushing machines," and stating that the opinion of the law officers of the Crown was, that tliq fol lowing alterations were desirable :—That the Word 'leases,' in the first-xule, should be altered to 'land comprised in leases,' to aid the enforcement of the penalt...
RUSSIAN ACCOUNT OF THE BOMBARDMENT OF SVEABORG. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigo Advertiser — 22 November 1855
RUSSIAN ACCOUNT OF THE BOM BARDMENT OF SVEABORG. By extraordinary despatch of the 'Journal • de St. Pctorsburg' of August 10th.—The ene my's fleet, which was anchored at Nargeo,- ■ consisted of ten line-of-battle ships, six fri gates, seven steamers, four floating battened French : two corvettes, one brig, one schooneri. sixteen mortar vessels, twenty-three gun-boats, two yachts, and three transports—in all 75 sail, weighed anchor August 6th, at noon, and the same day, at 4--15t joined the squadron of two line of-battle ships and three steamers, anchored before Sandham. By a telegraphic despatch transmitted this • morning, August 9th, between '9 and 10, Ge neral Do Berg announces that the enemy, . after havrng formed a line of mortar vessel a ' from Houskher to Grokher, and constructed during the night a battery on the islet of Longhorn, commenced at 7 a.m. to open firp from all his mortars, and gun-boats principally on the fortress of Sveaborg, and partly on the fort of Longhorn, a...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bendigo Advertiser — 22 November 1855
"VJOTICE.—Mr. F. K. J. Dixon lmn been uppuinteri _LY Mining Ke))nrtL'i- for tliis JonriiHl, iiml w nuthorised in receive Aiivcitinoineiits in the oiickiiitf gnlHe*. ; Mil. K0B1CUT BlKlCS i» nqnesteil lo coininunicnto immediately with Mr. Ilviicieison, ulliuc of tliis jjajier. ' ■ ' : MIJ. H. T. J.YRIK.S, Hi^h-strcet,. lleutliuote, in np . jiuiiiteil our itjjent tor the M'lvur, Qoulburn and jil.tirmy districts. Ii.v whom subscriptions and advertise ments will ho njcuvwl.
MOUNT ARARAT. (From the Ballaarat Times Correspondent.) November 14th, 1855. [Newspaper Article] — Bendigo Advertiser — 22 November 1855
MOUNT. ARARAT. (From tho Ballaarat Times Correspondent.) ' November 14th, 1855. The diggings here aTe now looking ihore pros perous than our most sanguine expectations for the welfare of these small but certainly remunera tive gold-fields. Our population now must be/at least between 2,000 and 3,000. It is expected that in another fortnight the population will be doubled iu this locality. Those who lire here are, generally speaking, well satisfied with their gains, while others that have stuck here all along have made fortunes. Some, certainly, here, as well as' on other diggiugs, are doing very little, and some perhaps not paying expenses. I saw a beautiful nugget of seven ounces five pennyweights, obtain ed on the old lead, which lias agaiii been struck richer than ever. The average sinking is from twelve to fourteen feet. • There is rather a want of stores here, but that want is fully made up by the supply of grog tents. " _ * ; Ah'there is no Government camp here, a party, of dig...