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CRESWICK TURF CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 3 February 1865
CRESWICK TURF CLUB. A meeting of the stewards of the Creswick Turf Club wbb held at the American Hotel, Creswick, on Tuesday evening, to receive tenders for forming Bteeplechase jumps, and improving the saddling pad dock. Five Tenders were received, and that of W. M'Donald and Co., for £18 l'Js Gd, accepted. The Secretary was imtnictcd to advertise the sale of bootliB, gates, and stand in the £ tar, and in the Creswick and Clunes papers at an early date. The following weights were afterwards resolved upon: Creswick Handicap - Playboy, G yrs, 9st 41b; Kiverina, 4 yrs, 8st 21b; Glenyuile, 4 yrs, 8st 21b; Boah, aged, 7st 12lb; Woodman, aged, 7st 101b; Naughty Boy, aged, 7st 101b; Poor Mick, aged, 7st 101b; Lady Clare, 4 yrs, 7et; Tedington, 4 yrs, 6st 101b; Neptune, 3 yrs, Gst 71b. Handicap Steeple chase-Longbow, aged, list; Countess, aged, lOst 41b; Firetail, aged, lost; Day dawn, aged, 93t 71b. Town Plate Handicap-Yorkshireman, aged, 8st 71b; llivarina, 4 yrs, 8st 71b; Erin, aged, 8s...
MAIL CONTRACTS ACCEPTED. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 3 February 1865
MAIL CONTRACTS ACCEPTED. Tuesday's Government Gazette contains a record of the acceptance of the following mail contracts for the current yeat:-To and from Ararat and Ballarat, by way of Dobie's Bridge, Buangor, Beuuforr, Bur rumbeet, Windermere and Cardigan, six times a week, £070, J. M'Phec and Co. To and from Bullr. rat and Avoca, by way ol Miners' litst,'.Mount Blow hard, Luke Leurmonth, Mount Bolton, Springs, Lexton uud Lamplough. six times a week, £565, Sl'Pbee and Co. To and Irorn Ballarat and Ham ilton, by way of Smytliesdals, Scarsdale, Linton's, Skipton, Streatbam, Wicklitt'eand Dunku'd, six times a week, £1575, Meigs and Anderson. To and from Linton and the Leigh lload Kail way Station, by way of' Pitfieid, Kokewood, Shi-lfor.l and Tees dale, tbree days a week, £3S0, J. J. Stiks. To and from Dunolly and Maryborough, by way of Bet-bet, six days a week; to and irom Avoca and Landsborough, by way ol Pyrenees and Moonambel, Bix days u week; and to and Iroin Moonambel and Nava...
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. ADELAIDE, 2nd February. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 3 February 1865
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. ADELAIDE, 2nd February, It; is stated that the Ministry intends reducing the duty on spirits to 5s. Sir James Ilurtlo Fisher intends retiring from Parliamentary life. The agricultural statistics will bo collected six weeks earlier than usual. I^rge quantities of agricultural land are intended to be brought into the market. Thirty new hundreds have been declared, and 600,000 acres will be sur veyed and thrown open for sale thi3 year. Our Melbourne correspondent writes:-"A meeting of the members of the Assembly who voted against Government proposal to alter the tariff, was held on Thursday afternoon, in the Parliamentary Library. About twenty were present. A lengthy discussion took place, and ultimately a resolution to the follow effect was carried:-' That considering that the general principle of a modified protection tariff had been affirmed by a large majority of the House, it would be for the best interests of the colony if in the tariff to enacted those articles ...
PARLIAMENTARY INTELLIGENCE. LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. Thursday, 2nd February. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 3 February 1865
PARLIAMENTARY INTELLIGENCE, LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. Thursday, 2nd February, Petitions were presented by Mr Orr, from Ruther glen, against the proposed tariff ; by Mr ltiddell, from landowneri and others resident in the vicinity of Essendon, praying that the House would enter tain purchase of the Essendon railway; by Mr Kyte, from 400 working cabinet makers of Melbourne, requesting that the Ilouae would increase the duties proposed to be levied on cabinet and joiner's work; by Mr Dyte, from the meeting held at Billarat, in favor of the contemplated alterations in the tariff, and praying that the House would pass it into law with as little delay as possible In Committee of ways and Means, Mr Verdon moved that the duty on gold be for the futuro Is per oz. Mr Houston moved as an amendment that the duty be Is per ounce till the 31st December, 1S65; and that it be Gd per ounce till the end of 1866, then to cease altogether. The advantage of levying duties on exports, ho said, could not be d...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 3 February 1865
[ADVERTISEMENT.]-BALLABAT DISTEICT HOSPI TAL.-The following contributions for the months of December, 1864, and January, 1865, are acknow ledged with thanks E. Longley, (collection), £8 6s; Dr Hudson, £4 4a; H. Smelley, £2 5s; Mrs Thompson, 10s; Council of the Borough ofBallarat, £20; box at Hospital, 17s Gd; collection by R. Tink ler, £4 12s 6d; G. Smith, £1 Is; collection by J. D. Little, £4 5s; Ah Ming, 5s; Harrie Wood, £2 2s; J. K. Baird and Co., .£2; W. Craig, £5; Drury and Wright, £2 2s; K. Gibbinge, £2; It. Le Poer Trench, £5; T. Clegp, £2 2s; J. H. Hammond. £1 Is; E. Steinfeld, £2 2s; J. LongstafT, £2 2s; E. C. Moore, £2; Mr Clemesha, £1; Mrs Codlin, £2- the Great Extended Co., £12; Gas Co., £5 5s; T. O'Kourke, 10s; wages men in Avonclift Co., £5 5s; the Avonclift Co., £10; F. Ormond, E«q, jun., £30; W. H.Foster,£2 2a; British Columbia,£5; MrO'Don nell, £2; Councilnf the Boroughof BallaratEast, £25; proceeds of benefit given by Ashton's Circus, £10 16s Gd; collection at Chri...
MINING INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 3 February 1865
MINING INTELLIGENCE. Business in the share market has been moderate in amount and chiefly limited to the few companies now engaging most attention. The chicf alteration has been in the value of Victoria scrip, a run on which has sent up shares to £60. St, George have been dealt in at an advance, as also City of Man chester and Defiance. Convention scrip has been enquired for, buyers offering £45, with sellers at £52. The following are the principal transactions reported:-City of Manchester, £108, £112, £114, £115; Lucky, £100, £102 10a; Ilnnd-inlland (lull share), £200; Bund of Hope, £133; Grand Junction, £100; Eofield. £67; Victoria, £40 to £60; St. George, £45; Defiance, £38; Great Extended, £33; Koh-i-Noor, £51; Nelson, £24, £24 10s; Specimen Hill No. 2 South, £31; Durham (Swamp), £10; Albion, £18 103; Ballarat Extension, £17 10s. A private sale of Convention was mado at £50 per scrip. Tuesday's Government contains an announce ment that the holders of miner's-rights are, under ce...
SHERIFF'S ENQUIRY AT MOUNT BLOWHAHD. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 3 February 1865
SHERIFF'S ENQUIRY AT MOUNT BLOWHAHD. The Sheriff of the Ballarat Circuit district on Wednesday resumed the enquiry as to the value ol the land at Glendaurel, about to be taken for a road by the Bullaratsbire Council from Joseph Wright' farmer, Glendaurel. Air M'Dermott, instructed by Mr Jessop, and by Mr J. S. Smith, Town Clerk of Clunes, appeared for the claimant, Wright. Mr Trench, instructed by Mr Doward, appeared for the Shire Council. The jury sworn the previous day had viewed the locality bclore re-assembiing at the Mount Blowliard Hotel. The offer made by the Shire Council to Mr Wright, and refused by him, ?was £12 per acre. Mr 11'Dermott, in a very demonstrative address, laid the claims of his client before the jury ; at the same time taking the oppor tunity of abusing the jury which had given a verdict at the same place on the previous day, adverse to the interests of his (Mr M'Dermott's) client, Johnston. The following evidence was then called :-William Coghill, of Ascot, ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 4 February 1865
ADVERTISEMENTS. TUESDAY, 7th FEBRUARY. At 12 o'clock sharp. FREDERICK EVERINGHAM has been in structed to sell by publio auction, at Brown and Osborne's store, Armstrong street, on the above date 14 barrels Scotch oatmeal (prime), each 1 cwt 9 casks Peacock and JobnBton's jama, in splendid condition 4 cases Mathurne's ling 9 barrels East CoaBt white herrings 15 cwt colonial bacon 8 rolls Sinclair's do 2 caaea prime Gloucester cheese 1 quarter-cask giuger wine 2 llussell'B large cooking Btoves 16 boxes tobacco, " Dingo," Jibs 20 gross camphorated matches (Bell and Black's) 1 CO-gallon tank, and sundries. No reserve. Terms at sale. FRED. EVERINGHAM,'Auctioneer. PRICE SIXPENCE. $ ** Of FRIDAY, 3rd FEBRUARY, Contains: THE UPPER HOUSE REFORM! MOVEMENT DEFEATED. NO NEW TAXES NECESSARY. MR JIICHIE A PROTECTIONIST (?). VITAL STATISTICS OF BALLARAT. PARLIAMENTARY INTELLIGENCE. WEEKLY AGRICULTURAL REPORT. MINING INTELLIGENCE. LATER FROM AMERICA. MINER S>R ACES. THE TARIFE QUESTION MEETINGS ...
AUCTION SALES. THIS DAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 4 February 1865
AUCTION SALES. TKIS DAY. HEPBURN AND LEONARD-At their yards, Bath street, at 12 o'clock, broken and uGbroken horses, and two buggies. O'FAURELL AND SON-At their bazaar, Armstrong street, at 12 o'clock, fresh horees; and at their yards, at 12 o'clock, heavy and medium draught colts and filles. S. DEBBIE-At his rooms, at 12 o'clock, furniture, wines, spirits, provisions, &c. LEWIS LEVY-At his rooms, Bridge street, at 11 o'clock, furniture, fancy goods, watcher, clocks, and jewelry.
DEATH FROM FOUL AIR. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 4 February 1865
DEATH FKO.Yl I-OUL AIK. ' » On Friday, Dr. Clendinning held an inquest at the Hermit's Cave Hotel, on the body of Jamea Scott, whose death, according to the evidence and the verdict of the jury, took place on the same day . in the shaft ot the Blue Jacket Gold Mining Com pany, Gum Tree Fiat, Ballarat, " and was caused by asphyxia and other injuries, from his haviDg acci dentally fallen down upwards of one hundred feet of the shaft on the same day, from the effects of foul air in the shalt." liobert Budd, miner, deposed that the deceased was twenty-four years of uge, and a native of Sussex, England, a single man, and had' been ten years in the colony. He camo to work for wages in the claim of the company on Monday. Ho worked two days, and on the third bought a full share in the company for £18 from the manager. Hu worked on Wednesday and Thursday, and on Friday morning he came to work as usual at about seven o'clock. He was the first man that went down. Witness was on the brace when ...
MINING INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 4 February 1865
MINING INTELLIGENCE. The half-day was a lively one iu the share market, a largo business having been done in high priced scrip, and an active enquiry kept up fur St George, Durham, and Perseverance Kangaroo Flat. The fallowing suits, among others, were effected:-Band of Hope, £133 cash, £134 teims; Koh-i-Noor, £50 10s; St George, £49, £50; Enfi.ld, £68; Extended (a large parcel), £32 10s, £33; Golden liivers, new issue, £5 103; Durham, paid up, £0 IOj, £10; do, new issue,. £5 103; Premier, £1 53; Perseverance, £1 5s to £3. The Band of Hope Company's yield on Friday waB 265 oz 10 dwt. The Great Extended Company washed 105 oz 15 dwt on Friday. The Essex Company had 36 oz 3 dwt for Friday's washing. The Convention Company, Durham, washed 386 oz 16 dwt for the week emling Friday. The National Company, Durham, washed a machine of stuff on Thursday, which yielded 24 oz 10 dwt. The new iron road has been laid, horses sent below, and a new drop shaft sunk. By Monday the company will be in l...
NEW INSOLVENTS. (Schedule filed in Ballarat.) [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 4 February 1865
NEW INSOLVENTS. (Schedule filed ia BalJavat.) Francis Osborne, carter and storekeeper, Ballarst CauscB of insolvency-Losses on contracts, death of a valuable horse, depreciation in cartage rates, sick ness in familjv and pressure of creditors. Debts, £139 10s Id; assets, £37 10s; deficiency, £102 Os Id. (Schedule filed in Geelong.) Charles O'Donnell, near Warrnnmbool, con tractor.-Liabilities, £340; assets, t'29G. (Schedules filed in Melbourne.) Francis liellis, of Collingwood, dentist. Causes of insolvency-Want of employment, and pressure of creditors. Liabilities, £48 17s; assets, £3; defi ciency, £45 17a. Mr Moore, official assignee. James Parham, of Brighton, pork butcher. Causes of insolvency-Sale of property under an execution, and imprisonment for debt. Liabilities, £4G9 lis; assets, £50; deficiency, £419 lis. Mr Jocomb, official assignee. Louisa Smith, otherwise Louisa Harris, of Mel bourne, dressmaker. Causes of insolvency-Want of employment, pressure of creditors, and illn...
COUNCIL OF CRESWICKSHIRE. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 4 February 1865
COUNCIL OF CBESWICKSHIRE. The adjourned meeting of the Creswickshire Council was held on Thursday. Present-The Pre sident; Crs Coffey, Broomfield, Naples, Pegler, J. Richardson, J. Buchan, and II. Richardson. A letter having been read from the Department of Lands and Survey, enclosing a tracing of Kr Donald Camp bell's run at Glengo*er, it was resolved-" That the Thistle Inspector be empowered to instruct Mr Cuthbert to proceed against Mr Donald Campbell of Glengower for allowing thistles to grow on his run." The circular from the Local Government Conference enclosing various amendments proposed to be made iu the Local Government Act was disposed of as follows:-The Council objects totheamendment pro posed in sections 220, 221, 222, and 223, and is of opinion that the Government supervision of main roads should be continued. The Council agrees with the clause empowering an annual inspection of accounts, but not of works, by an ollicer appointed for that purpose. The secretary was dir...
COUNTRY MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 4 February 1865
COUNTRY MARKET. CASTLEMAINE. -Flour remains unaltered in price sinco last week, but it lias a tendency downwards. Sugars have met with ready sales at an advance of over 20s. For good Congous there is muck demand at better prices, but tUo common teas are unchanged. Keroseno is 6d less, in anticipation of largo arrivals. Deals aro id hierher, a rise principally owintr to tlio paucity of shin mentsto hand. -M. A. Mail.
NEW SOUTH WALES. SYDNEY, 3rd February. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 4 February 1865
' NEW SOUTH WALES. SYDNEY, 3rd February. Cowper's old Ministry lias resumed office. Trade is very dull. Tho long-expected arrivals from Adelaide with flour and wheat are coming lo hand, and a large portion oi these commodities has been sold: flour at £24, and wheat at 103 and 9s 3d. Holders of Plantation and Ceylon coffee refuse to sell under a shilling per lb. A parcel, however, was cleared at lid in bond. Tobacco and oilmen's stores are very dull. Mar tell's brandy sella at 8s; stropg W. India rum at 3s 4d ; Geneva, key brand, 10s; Marrian's ale, 7s 10d; woolpacks, 5s 2d; corn sacks, 20s. The new Ministry has been gazetted. The Sydney Mominj Herald suggests that tho bushrangers should be granted a tree pardon pro vided they will leave the colony within a given time. At the wool sales oa Thursday prices were easier. Locks and pieces sold at a lower figure than at last sales. Sheepskins and greasy wool showed no alteration.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 4 February 1865
ADVERTISEMENTS. BUNGAREE DISTRICT ROAD BOARD. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN,-That a Special Meeting of the Board will be held at the Board Room, Melbourne road, on Saturday, tlxe 4th Feb ruary prox., at 2 o'clock p.m. BUSINESS: To consider the matter of Tolls, and make a special order thereon. HARRIE WOOD, Clerk to the Board. BREAK '0 DAY LEASING COMPANY, NEAR ROSEWOOD. One o£ the most Legitimate Mining Speculations in the Country. Agents for Ballarat: MESSRS "WALSH, WERE, AND MOORE, AXD ' F. C. DOWSES, From whom every information can be obtained; FREDK. WILSOJSt, Manager, Staffordshire Reef. PROSPECTUS OP THE ROXBURGH CASTLE GOLD MINING CO To be Registered under the Limited Liability Act, 1864. Capital, £5000; in 1000 Shares of £5 Each. A Premium of £1 per Share to be paid on application, after which the calls not to exceed 10s per month. PROVISIONAL COMMITTEE: Malcolm Morison, Esq. George 51'Kay, Esq. Thomas Bath, Esq. William Cameroit, Esq. John Cameron, Esq. William Eaves, Esq. K. Brow...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 4 February 1865
CtOLONIAL 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 the fol lowing rates: Payable on Demand at 2£ per cent per annum. Do at 1 montli's notice, 4 " " Do 3 months' do, 5 ,, " Do 6 months' do, 6 " ,, Drafts are issued on London, Liverpool, and Man chester, as well aB upon most of the principal towns of IRELAND and SCOTLAND. For its constituents the Bank takes charge of Go vernment Securities, Bank, Railway, or other Joint Stock Shares, and collects the dividends on same as they fall due. Gold purchased in dust, bar, or subject to assay. JOHN HENDERSON, Manager. Ballarat, 11th June, 1864. NOTICE TO FARMERS, PRODUCE MER . CHANTS, AND SPECULATORS. mHE undersigned are prepared to make liberal a. cash advances on grain consigned to them for sale or storage. Best store on Ballaratj free from vermin, and insurance very low. M'DOWALL and GRAY. STORAGE. STORAGE. STORAGE. NOTICE TO ...
POLICE. EASTERN COURT. Friday, 3rd February. (Before Messrs R. B. Gibbs, and S. Wilson, J.P.) [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 4 February 1865
POLICE. EASTERN COURT. Friday, 3rd February. (Before Messrs K. IS. Gibbs, and S. Wilson, J.P.) DIIUNKENNESS.-Jolin Gamer, in custody lor having been drunk was fined 5s or six hours' impri sonment. STEALING FROM TUB PEESON.-Sarah Kelly was charged with having 6tolen £4 from the person of one Frank Hayes. Mr Vining appeared for the pri soner. The prosecutor on entering the witness box commenced his evidence by stating in answer to the question as to what he was, " Shure I'm a Catholic sir." He deposed that on Thursday nighc he went into a public-house, the name of which he did not know, where he met the prisoner, and stayed with her until three o'clock on the following morning, lie had £i in his pocket when he was leaving the house, but shortly afterwards, when the prisoner left him, he missed his purse. The prisoner took his right arm when leaving, and the money was in his right-hand trowsers pocket. (The prisoner here dropped down in the dock, apparently in a fit, ar.d the further h...