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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 7 February 1865
ADVERTISEMENTS. PROSPECTUS OF THE GENERAL KOSIASKI GOLD HIKING COMPANY (REGISTERED), PRESTON HILL, CARNGHAM. Capital, £10,000. in. 1000 Shares of £10 each. Deposit on application, 103 per share; whiolx is ap plied to the payment of preliminary expenses, brokerage, &c. Calls, 10s per month. nflHE property of this company consists of a lease JL hold of Crown lands held for ten years, and com prises the block claim of the late Hand-in-Hand Com pany, and the leaseholds (30 acres each) of the Grey Horse and General Kosiaski Companies. The rich and well-known Preston Hiil Lead trends through the full length of the property as shewn on the plan. It is known that several tributary leads flows into it, and there is little doubt, but that the equally well known and valuable Snake Valley Lead junctions with the Preston Hill Lead within the company's ground. The shaft is 7 feet G inche3 in length by 3 feet in width, 170 feet in depth, well slabbed and centered, and capable of working tw...
LATEST INTELLIGENCE. TELEGRAPHIC DESPATCHES. PER GUEYILLE AND BIRD, REUTER'S AGENTS.] NEW SOUTH WALES. SIDNEY, 4th February. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 7 February 1865
LATEST INTELLIGENCE. TELEG11APHIC DESPATCHES. PER GUEYILLE AND BIRD, REBTBU'S AGENTS. ] NEW SOUTH WALES. SIDNEY, 4th February. Mis9 Dickson has been committed for trial for perjury in a ease o£ disputed ownership of a race horse. A tender has been accepted for the construction of a telegraph line from Deniliquin to the South Aus tralian border, at the rate of £36 103 per mile. 6th February. A Chinaman, who was arrested for robbery near Mudgee, shot the arresting constable in the groin and inr.de his escape. The steamer Boomerang reports that the schooDer Zephyr, of Melbourne, is at anchor among the central islands of Bunker's group, nearly (ull o£ guano. The Castlo Howe, from Too Chow, brings 2013 chests, 2357 half-chests and 1389 boxes of tea. The Sydney Morning Herald's Wanganui corres pondent says that General Cameron arrived there on the 20th ult. The troops are expected to ad vance immediately. The nutives are entrenched in strong pahs, at a distance of filteen miles from the c...
THE CROPS. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 7 February 1865
THE CHOPS. At the farm of Messrs J. and W. Bunyan, Mooro kyle Hill, about 15 acres of-wheat is much rusted on tbe land where the crop was the best last year, and where the crop was then the worst it now appears the best. The wheat is on tbe average tolerably good, but the oats are inferior. Messrs Connor Brothers, close to the Smcaton Pound have a fair crop of wheat, but the oats are light. Messrs Anderson, Brothers, at Smeaton, have thrashed out a fine lot of wheat, which has yielded very well. Mr Bales, at Springs, has had on the average a very fair crop of wheat, a portion of which, grown upon fallow land, and also upon what had been previously cropped with potatoes and well manured, averaged about 30 bushels per acre. About Kingston and Spring Hill the white velvet and prolific varieties of wheat have yielded the most (as yet) this year. In the early sown oats the grain appears to be well filled, and the quantity is consequently good, but the late sown crops are light and inferi...
NEWS AND NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 7 February 1865
NEWS AND NOTES. Monday in Ballarat was one of the dustiest of " brickfieldera" we have had this summer. Blinding dust storms swept the streets at intervals all day, and in the evening the weather got still wilder. Signs of rain with a few drops falling betokened a grateful change at eight o'clock, and during'the evening there were a few slight showers of rain. A destructive fire occurred on Monday at Mr Lcc's farm, near Mr Birch's, Bald Hill. We are not in possession of full particulars, our report being by telegram; but it appears Mr Lee's crop of wheat and oats has bscn destroyed, together with Mr Ivey'a Btc-r.w thrashing machine, which was at work on the farm. It is supposed that the Are was occasioned by a spurk from the engine. We understand that Mr W. J. T. Clarko has intimated to his local agents that he doc9 not intend to alter the relations subsisting between himself and : his tenants in this district. The erection of an ornamental lamp-post ill the centre of Sturt street, ...
COUNTY COURT. Tuetiay, 7th February. (Before his Honor Judge Rogers.) [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 8 February 1865
COUNTY COURT. Tuetiay, 7(h Ftlruary. (Before his Honor Judge Rogers.) Kelsall v Bushby, £8, goods; Mr Lewis for the defendant; tlie plaintiff did not appear, and the CHGO waB Btruek out, with £1 7B Cd costs to the defendant. Smith v Collins, £3 Gs, nse and rates; Mr Lewis for the defendant. The case, after a brief hearing, re sulted in a judgment for the defendant, without costs. Trengrove v Martin, £9 la 8 J, balance of account due; Mr Waleh for the plaintiff, and Mr Finn for the defendant. The amount, it appeared, had been offered, but without costs. This was of course re fused, and the defendant now disputed one of the items in the bill-a charge for attendance on a sick hcrae. The defendant arrived in Ballarat one night very late, in quest of Mr Snowball, who it appeared was held in some reputation in veterinary practice. As he could not be found, the plaintiff * rode out to Warrenheip instead, to see the horse, and before leaving prescribed a mustard plaster and a ball, besides ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 8 February 1865
ADVERTISEMENTS. Office of Lands and Survey, Melbourne, I4tl\ January, 1865._ A SALE of Crown Lands by Public Auction will C5l be held at eleven o'clock of Tuesday, the 14th. February, 1865, at the District Survey Office, Bal larat. , The following lots will be offered TOWN LOTS. *> I^ALtjARAT# Situated in Armstrong street, near Eyre Btreet. Upset price, £300 per acre. Allotment 11, section 8, Hp. Situated in the Creswick Road. , Upset price, £75 per aero. Allotment 3, Bection A, 6, lr. Situated iu Ascot street, between Sturt ana Dana streets. Upset price, £125 per acre. Allotments 28 to 37, section 46,19p to lr. COUNTRY LOTS. Spbinq HILL. Situated G miles south-east of Clvmee, near Campbell s pre-emptive section, and near the road from Cres wick to Castlemaine. Upset price, £1 per acre. Allotments 115,115. 7 A, section G, 35a to 68a. Cltjses. Situated 1 mila south and 2 miles south-west of Clunes. Upset price, £1 per acre. Allotments 23, section 3, 7, section 4,45a to 88a 2r. TOU...
POLICE. DISTRICT COURT. Tuesday, 7th February. (Before the Police Magistrate.) [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 8 February 1865
POLICE. DISTRICT COURT. Tuesday, 7th February. (Before the Police Mugis:rate.) DISOBEYING A SUMMONS.-Thomas Hayes, on remand, was charged with having disobeyed a sum mons. It had been discovered that the prisoner was not known in Sydney, and he waa therefore liberated by the Bench. STEALING WEAUING ATPAUEL.-William Butler, a very old man, wiis charged on remand with having stolen a shirt, a pair of cotton drawers, and a pair of socks, valued in all at 4a. The police said ao owner had been (ound for the goods, and the prisoiier had an order for admission to the Benevolent Asylum. The prisoner was discharged and ordered to be taken to the asylum at once. VAOKANCT.-Patrick Foley, an incorrigible vagrant, who hal already been charged with loiter ing and sleeping about public buildings on three several occasions, and as often liberat: d on a protniso that he would endeavor to procure work, was again brought up on a like charge. He said he did not thir.k he could obtain any work, and the ...
MINING INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 8 February 1865
MINING INTELLIGENCE. A moderately brisk busiuess was done at the Corner on Tuesday, but there were no alterations or transactions requiring special notice. Several largo parcels of Cambrian scrip changcd bands, and an active business in New Buninyong scrip was also done at £3 2s 6ii to £3 as. United Extended Band of Hope scrip was much easier, sales for cash being elieeted at £130, aud for half caBh and balance at three mouths, with interest, at £134, with oilers by buyers at £129. City of Maueheuters were quiet, and a Convention scrip sold at. tliu rate of £4b0 per full share. Victorias tetched from £58 to £60, Great Kedan Extended £38 to £40, Koh-i-Noor £50, St. George United £51, cull paid, Cosmopolitan £13, Working Miners £55, Golden Rivers £14 10s paid up, new issue £5 5$, South Grenville £25, Enfield £75, £77, and £80. The Band of Hope Company's yield on Monday was 16G oz, and on Tuesday, 165 oz. The yield would have been higUec but lor two stoppages, one of eight hours, and a...
AUCTION SALES. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 8 February 1865
AUCTION SALES. J. S. CARVER-On the premises, Main street, at 12 o'clock, a butcher's shop, furniture, horses, cart, &c. E. MATHER-At the Farmer's Hotel, Fmcaton, at 12 o'clock, wheat, oats, barley, &c.
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. ADELAIDE, 7 th February. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 8 February 1865
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. ADELAIDE, 7 th February. Sales of wheat have been made to-day at 7a 7d, and of flour, town brands, at £20 per ton. Mr Solomon sold bj auction, at Messrs Levy's clearing out sale, to-day, United Vineyard Company's brandy, in case, at 2tjs; Booth's old torn at 13s, ware house charges paid; Cameron's quart pickles, at 5s Cd. The Midas left Mauritius on the 23rd December. She brings 330 tons of sugar. Arrived-Europa, from Swan River. Sailed-Aiding* (s.) for Melbourne, at 5 p.m.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 8 February 1865
ADVERTISEMENTS. To the Electors of the Buninyong Division of the Miuing District of Hallarat. GENTLEMEN,-I have the honor to state that I shall again solicit your suffrages at the next Election for the Mining Board. EDWARD NETTELL. THE BEHISON PLAINS PASTORAL COMPAHY (Limited). Registered on 27th January, 1S65, Under "The Companies Statute, 1864." Capital £50,000, iu 500 Shares of £100 cach. Deposit £5 per Share. DIEECTOES. Charles Edward Broadbent, Esq., Maribjruong. Charles Wedge, Esq., J.P., Dandenong. Jam s Hugh White, Esq., Melbourne. William Harvey, Eeq.., Melbourne. James Sinclair Campoell, Esq., Mortchup. BANKERS. The Oriental Banking Corporation. SOLICITOB. O. L. Haubury, Esq. HI HIS Company will occupy under the very liberal JL land regulations of W estem Australia a portion of the first-class pastoral country, extending from Camden Harbor to Sturt Creek, and discovered in 1856 by Augustus Gregory, Esq., the Surveyor General of Queensland. The final permission to occupy th...
The Ballarat Star. DAILY ISSUE. WEDNESDAY, 8TH FEBRUARY, 1865. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 8 February 1865
DAILY ISSUE. WEDNESDAY, 8TH FEBRUARY, 1865. TIIE adjourned debate on Mr Dyte's motion for leave to introduce a bill entitled The Bal larat and Ballarat East Water Commission Incorporation Bill, will be resumed in the Legislative Assembly this evening1, and the great importance of the subject, not only to Ballarat but to every other gold-fields' com community in the colony, demands that we should again refer to the bill and bespeak for it the support of all gold-fields' representa tives. What is Bailarat's case to-day may one day be the case of any other inland town, and it behoves all members for gold fields districts to make common cause with our own, so that when dangers similar to those which now hang over Ballarat menace their districts they may calculate upon reci procal support and assistance. And the difficulty from which the bill we have mentioned seeks to free the Ballarat Water Commission is of the most grave kind. In a previous article we explained the relative positions ...
BUNINYONG WARDEN'S COURT. Tuesday 7th February. (Before the Resident Warden.) [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 8 February 1865
BUNINYONGr WARDEN'S COURT. lue&day 7 th February. (Before the KesidenC Warden.) lie Kobert .Lamb and others-For abandoned ground in tbe South Durham Lead for twenty-five men. Granted. lie Ah Won and party-For abandoned ground on the Frenchman's. Granted. Lord Palmerston Company v Cliffs of Old Tyne Company-This was a new version of the often heard encroachment case between these two com panies. Mr Walsh appeared tor the plaintiffs, and Mr Trench lor the defendants. R. M. Harvey min ing registrar, produced the plaintiffs' registration and a plan oi the ground, which showed the alleged encroachment. He said that he had found that he had not surveyed from a right angle at first, the con sequence being that adopting Mr Cowan's survey no encroachment, would have beeu made. Adopting Mr O'Malley's first survey there would be 233 j su perficiaHeet encroached on, and by the second 40 feet superficial, or with a depth of 4 feet 40 14 27 cubic yards. Cross examined-He had laid down the...
NEWS AND NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 8 February 1865
NEWS AND NOTES. A fire that luckily .« as not very extensive in its damage, broke out on 'Tuesday morning early, in the kitchen at the rear of the Soldiers' Hill Hotel, Armstrong street, occupied by Mrs Higgans. Con stable Murphy, on duty in Yuille street, saw the fire, and at once raised an alarm, when the Bleeping inmates of the house were aroused, and the fire, by the help of the neighbors thus timely summoned, was soon put out. The fire was confined to tho kitchen, but we have not learnt how it originated, Mr Shannon, hay and corn merchant, had horBes and produce in premises adjoining, and the horses and other valuables were removed, the owner being agreeably surprised at having none of his property injured. There is no doubt that, but for Constable Murphy's activity, the loss of property would have been great, if life had not also been included in the destruction. On Tuesday afternoon there was again a storm of wind and rain. Between sis and seven o'clock there was bitterly col...
PARLIAMENTARY INTELLIGENCE. Tuesday, 7th February LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 8 February 1865
PARLIAMENTARY IN i'EbUGENCE. Tuesday, 7th February LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL Mr Fawkner called the atteatiou of tho House to the absenco from his place of the lion Mr Turnbull, who, he said, waa currently reported to have left the colony for England without the leave of the House, and said that ho intended to make a motion upon the Bubject. Mr Hervoy said that he could iutorm the House that the hon member referred to had gone to England on urgent family affairs. He left the colony when the Council was not sitting. Mr Fawkner Baid that was no excuse whatever. Mr A'Beckett moved-That, in the opinion of this House, it is desirable that the several Klectoral Provinces of Victoria be altered bo as to provide for more equal distribution of the elective franchise, and that the number of members of the Legislative Council be increased; that two new electoral provinces be con stituted, to be called respectively the North-Eastern Province and the South-Eastern Provinco, and that such provinces be f...
CRESWICK COURT BUSINESS. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 8 February 1865
CKESWIOK COURT ISUoINESS. The sittings of the County Court, Cre3\vick, before his Honor Judge Clarke, will commence on Thursday. The following is the list of causes: Thursday, 9 th February. Under £20.-3, Anderson Brothers v Poleon and others; 4, Hammon v Mansfield; 5, same v Morti mer; 6, same v Moore; 8, Sheppard v Shearer; 14, same v Slade; 16, Barlow v Williams; 19, Blair v O'Dea; 24, M'ilaster v Martin; 30, Ellis v Patch ing ; 31, Hillerman v Bremen ; 32, Burkett v Hargreaves ; 35, Wilson v M'Phain; 3G, eame v Bulhuan; 38, Broadbent v Clarke; 40, Whan v Movie and Crowle; 41, Bowen v Lynes; 43, Scott v Cribbins; 44, Ryan v Burton; 45, Luttic v Winkles; 46, Gardiner v Burton; 47, 47, Clienowith v Grover and LingstalT; 48, Durose v Spargo; 49, same v Burkitt; 51, M'Oallum v Campbell; 54, lloycraft v Greville; 56, Williams v same; 369, Grover v Brightwell. Friday, 10th February. Over £20-7, Grover v Little; 9, Hales v Toy; 11, Patterson v Weatcott; 18, Hales v Toy; 22, 22 Sanderson...