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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 7 October 1856
ON SALE at the office of this paper, Price OM Shilling. The New Regulations. As proposed by Messrs. Baker, Yates, and O'Connor, and assented to by the Executive Council. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Mr John Irwin having'disposed of Iiis interest in this journal, the business will iu future be carried on by Samuel Irwin, Thomas Drum mond Wanliss, and Richard Belford, under the; stvle and title of IRWIN, WANLISS i-m, ' To whom, in future, all business communi cations must be addressed. Ballarat, September 29th, 1856.
ELECTION SQUIRS. [We have received the following electioneering equibs, to which as suitable to the times, we freely give insertion,—Ed. Star.] BALLAD FOR THE NORTH GRANT ELECTION. A la Tom Moore. [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 7 October 1856
' m " ELECTION SQÜTBST ¡ ; Hiswehky^BoisB; L's the same-'tis not denied: Which is least weak of the three, North .Grant can alone décidé. Choose oerwecntheia. North Grant,' pray : Which is îéast weak, North Grant, say. . n.^ Of the Press poor H afraid is; B and £ afraid as he; Never yet did three old ladies On this point so well agree: Choose between them. North Grant, pray ; i Which is leastweak, North Grant, say, iii. Each the same conclusion reaches, Eacha different route pursues; B and L are dull in speeches, H in " Surveys " and Reviews. Choose between them, North Grant, pray ; Which is least weak, North Grant, say. rr. Once, We know, a horse's neigh Fixed his master on the throne ; So, whichever first shall bray, Choose him, North Grant, for thine own. Choose bim, choose him, hy his bray, ThiiH tApf t. him. North Grant, nrav. I_. . T. M. j
Shipping Intelligence. ARRIVED. HORSON'S RAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 7 October 1856
. October 3-Havilah, s-s.s., from Adelaide. 22th ult. , October 3 -Maid of the Yarra, s.s., from Launceston, 1st inst. . October 4-Natal, barque, from Mauri tius, via Hobart Town, 57th ult. October 4-Sturm Bird* s.s., from .Port Albert. October 4-Perseverance, orig.lrom New castle, N&.W^ áa Sydney, l'7th ult. October 4-Lady bird, s.s., from Ade . laide, lat inst., 'via Portland'Srd inst. 1 October 4-Albion, schooner, from New castle, N.S.W.,iînd nit. October 4-&lt;Xty of Hobart, s.s.s., from Hobart Town, -2nd inst. October 6-Kari tan, ship, from Gibraltar, lllh June. October 5-Champion, s.s., from Port land, 4th inst.
SAILED. POR PHILIP HEADS. [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 7 October 1856
SAILED. j POS rHILIP HEADS. I - October 8 - Callender, schooner, for "Sydney. October 3-Caroline, schooner, for/Ade laide. , 'October 3- James, schooner, lor Ade laide. October 3-'Fleetwood, barque.fbr Moul inein. October 3- Jane, schooner, for New castle. October 3-Victoria 'Packet, "barque, for Sydney. October 3-William Hill, brig, for "Ho bart Town. October3-Boston Light, ship, -for Cal cutta. October 3- Fame, barque, "for New castle. October 3-Glenroanna, ship, for Callao. October:3- Annie Wilson, ship, for Ceylon, October 3- City of Sydney, steamer, for Sydney. October 4-State of Maine, U.S. ship, for Callao. October 4-Oberon, Chilian barque, for Valparaiso. . . October 4- Black Swan, steamer, for Launceston. October 4-Helen, schooner, for Circular Head. October 4-Gemini, barque, for Guam.
Open Column. "For the opinions of Correspondents expressed here we are not responsible; we give every phase of intelligently expressed opinion a place in this column, refusing no useful letter merely because its sentiments differ from our own." (To the Editor of the Star.) [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 7 October 1856
©peu Column* j " For the opinions of Correspondents expressed here wc are not responsible ; wc give every phase of intelligenUy expressed opinion a place in this column, refusing no useful let ter ? merely because its sentiments differ from .ur own." (To th* Editor of tl* Star.J Sin,-It has often struck me, that if we could, by some means, be able to ascertain what Lí below the reef, which is supposed to be the present bottom for gold, lt was thought at one time that no gold would be found below the Ita. : rock, but now we find that it lies beneath two rocks. It is my humble opinion, that there is some valuable treasures hid beneath ri (her in thc shape of coal, iron ore, or perhaps, gold, lying, as ye*-, undeveloped. | Toe expense would not be very great, and I would hope nothing to compare to the value of the secret, if onr Government would but grant a som of money, say £600, to some parties who have a good shalt already sunk for going through. Ky inserting this you will oblige lo...
NOMINATION OF CANDIDATES FOR NORTH GRANT. (To the Editor of the Star.) [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 7 October 1856
NOMINATION OF CANDIDATES FOR I NORTH GRANT. j I (To the Editor of the Star.) j I SHI,-Un reading your report of thc nomi I nation of candidates tor the representation of i [ North Grant, given in your issue of this morn ing, I felt much surprised at the observations or speech said to have been made by me while I proposing Mr John Basson Humffray as a fit ! and proper person to represent North "Grató in ! the Legis-lative Assembly of this Colony. But when I recollect that thc report of the proceed- j I ings of thc nomination w as made by Mr Tilt, I ceased to wonder, and made up my mind to ask I vou to inform fis public through the earliest I issue of the Star, if convenient, that the speech . referred to is not mine. I At the wind-up of the meeting I am re 1 ported to have said " Mr Loader fol 1 lowed Mr Humffray, about, and not Jir j Humffray's friends Mr Loader." Now, I deny J that I made use of this or any other sentence ; having a similar meaning. Mr Loader in his i address said ...
COUNTY COURT OF BUNINYONG AND BALLARAT. Saturday 4th October. (Before A. N. Wrixon, Esq., Judge, and two Assessors.) [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 7 October 1856
otmarday . tíh Octoher\_ " 'JÍ (Before A- -IS. yfxuuai, Esq -~ two Assessors!) ^PfHi- - Castine v., Armitage-Mr Barny-¿¿¿L., ---J for the plaintiff and Mr Cope for tht&¡¿¿^ This wai an action io recover lirLa" £43 15s. for work and kbor dene. It appeared that this action was bn»^» V - work done on the Main road, betweoifisRiîî and Geelong. The defence set np was, Oat Araah»L not bable for the money, bit mat a ñJ£?* tractor tinder him, named Dawson, was/ To prove this defence evidence was c£us Yerdict for the plaintiff for £37 Os 6oV* Lewis T. Bath and others-MrJLá».-,. neared for the plaintiff; Mr Waldi f¿ 2l Bouchier, one of the defendants, arid Mr Bai* dall for Mr Bradshaw. This was an action brought against W Bath, Bradshaw, Bouchier, Lvnch * Ti? John Bird, and several other pnaucsiia fa¿? cover the stun of £200 for professional Berti« rendered to the Licensed Yionallers* ü^S1 tion TO prosecute sly -grote sälers. Edward John Lewis, deposed that he assn, tamed by the publi...
POLICE COURT. Monday, 6th October. (Before Wm. Turner, Esq., S.M.) [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 7 October 1856
I POLICE COURT. Monday, 6th October. (Before Wm. Tonier, Esq., S.ÎL) William Barclay vas fined 20s. for being drunk. George Denmark and John Beaner vers, charged with the same offence, and «exe dis charged with a caution. James Chisholm was charged with assanltrag a constable in the execution of his duty- , ,1 ï^ii Constable Bothwell proved the oâense, ssA _ the prisoner was sentenced to one month's im- * prisonment. . . , . . : - - - J ohn O' Meara iwas directed topatSOs. in th» , poor box for creating a disturbance. John Earle and Thomas Martindale wet» broient np charaed with furious riding on the Míia-road, ou Saturday last. .i. j, T. Goodwin deposed that he saw the tiro prisoners' riding at roll gallop on tibe Main. and be saw the prisoner Martindale knock ¿own a Chinaman. * ; ? It was stated that the Chinaman had re ceived a.had wound in the skull, and that his life iras in danger. His Worship, after condemning the practice of riding down the Main-road at a quick rate, ^jjch h...
THE STAR TUESDAY, 7TH OCTOBER, 1856. VICTORIAN RESOURCES. [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 7 October 1856
THE STAR TUESDAY, ?TH OCTOBER, 1866. VICTORIAN RESOURCES. To borrow an illustration of the growth .j of a nation from that ot' an individual, we may say of this colony that it has had no youth. A long and precarious existence of -infancy it certainly had, but the maturity of full manhood seems to have succeeded the sickly state by which its first years were marked. The one. iaet Which ac counts for this remarkable circumstance is that the chief material of prosperity is one that does not need to seek a market, but on the contrary, ail the markets of the world are ready to bid against one another for its possession. 'I his gieat fact has placed our colony in the first Tank as a field for enter prise, and gives it an advantage over most countries long previously settled. The rapid growth and extraordinary development of the . United States is tardy and tedious, compared with the -udden aud striking exhibition of ma turity this colony presenis. They were twx» centuries in_ jaálsg^ffig ...
Local Intelligence. [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 7 October 1856
Local EntcUtgem*. - LOCAI CoDKT.-The Court met yesterday (Monday) at the usual hour, when the members present were the Chairman, and Messrs Fraser, jCjolenian, Stoddart, .and Thompson.- After waiting till eleven o'clock for the appearance of another member to complete the quorum, the Chairman was reluctantly compelled to adjourn the court until Monday next, Before 4mng«o^ protection was granted to claims 47 to 60 West Malakoff, who had applied for leave to amalga mate. We hope that in future the members will take care to attend on their respective days for doing sq, as any negligence in this respect is not only highly detrimental to the public interests, but also unfair to the omer members of the court. NEW APPOINTMENTS.-George H. Watson, CE., and John Thomson Smith, CE., to be engineers and surveyors; Peter Lalor, Esq., CE., to be Inspector of Works in the depart ment of Victorian Bail ways; E. P. S. Start, 'Esq., to be police magistrate for the district of Bourke ; chas. Prenderga...
MINERS, AND ELECTION MEETINGS AT THE MINERS' RIGHT LEABS. [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 7 October 1856
MINERS, AND ELECTION MEETINGS AT THE MINERS' RIGHT LEADS. &nbsp; The ground about thie Miners' Right Hotel, and the lead deriving thence its name, was the scene of unusual bustle yesterday (Monday) afternoon. A meeting of the miners on busi ness was called for 3 p.m.; a meeting of elec tors to hear Mr Humffray for half-past 3 p.m.; and another meeting to listen to Mr Loader, another of the candidates for North Grant, for 4 p.m. Over the road in front of the hotel hung a string of flags of many nations, and &nbsp; some of no nations at all, but calling upon the electors of North Grant to " vote for Hum &nbsp; ffray." Beneath this gay display of illegal &nbsp; bunting, and around and within the hotel were gathered some hundred or two of people. Either politics or the flags were evidently in the ascendant, as compared with the plain, dull, business matters for which the first meeting of &nbsp; the day was convened ; for at the schoolhouse &am...
MARRIAGE OF HIS MAJESTY KAMEHAMEHA IV. [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 7 October 1856
MARRIAGE OF HIS MAJESTY KAMEHAMEHA IV. This event took place on Thursday, ' the 19th of June, in the Stone Church in this .city- The day was fine, and the weather characteristic of our cli mate-clear, pleasant and warm, but fanned by the cool and refreshing trades, without which life here would have few attractions. The day¿ was observed as a holiday, and flags were displayed from the shipping, consular i offices, and public buildings. The church in which the ceremonies were performed had been decorated the day previous, and graceful festoons of orange boughs, jessamine, and ever green hung from the ceilings, the gal leries, and around the columns of the pulpit. The front of the building, the spire and the arch entrance to the churchyard were also decorated with nags and evergreens, while the ave nue from the church to the place was strewn with green rushes. i Long before the hour appointed, ! every seat in the church was taken up ; ! the number inside must have been near 3,000, whi...
SUICIDE BY STRYCHNINE. [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 7 October 1856
SUICIDE BY STRYCHNINE. ¡ An inquest was held on Friday, be fore Dr Wilmot, the City Coroner, on the body of Ramsay Hay, a gentleman -thirty-five years of age, and lately in the employ of the Government at Bal larat, who committed suicide, on Thurs day afternoon, in the Metropolitan Ho tel. The jury having been duly empan elled proceeded to view the body. Un -their return the following evidence was taken : Dr Black deposed that he was sent for to attend the deceased about two o'clock ou Thursday afternoon, and found him already dead. The arms were stiff, aud the lace and neck ex ceedingly congested. The eyes were open, and the pupils dilated. Upon inquiry he learned that deceased had died very suddenly, afttr taking some thing that had been given him to drink. Before breathing his last he confessed that he had taken strychnine. From the nature of the convulsions that had preceded death, the bending backwards and rapidity of the progress of the symptoms, the absence of stertor, and ot...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 7 October 1856
Preliminary Notice; J& T. ODDIE will sell by aucüon, . without reserve, upon an early day; of which due notice will be given; on ac count of Ute mortgagee, the following pro perty, situate in the Township of BJlarat, and containing each one quarter .acre; Lot 1 : All that piece or parcel of land, being allotment 8 of section 10, situate in Eyre-street; adjacent to the Malakoff Lead, upon which is erected a commodious cot tage, new in the occupation of Mr. Sum mers, storekeeper. Lot 2. Allotment 13 of section 6, front ing Dana-street: Lot 3. Allotment 17 of sr edon G, with a frontage upun Dawson-street. Lot 4. Allotment 19 of section 6, elsa fronting Dawson-street, and nearly opposite the Swan HoteL Uotice, J& T. ODDIE'S auction sales of . Timber are discontinued for the pre sent, in consequence of the proprietors of. toe Warrenheip Saw Mills having failed to fulfil their contract. The Auctioneers are open to make an ar rangement with parties prepared tn supply 60.OÜ0...
ADMINISTRATIVE TALENT. [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 7 October 1856
ADMINISTRATIVE TALENT. AT the present moment-when this most hopeful of communities is about to enter on a new and nobie career of self-government, -yhich a benign des tiny has set before it-there is no question which occupies more the thoughts of quietly reflective people ] than this one :-Havè we amongst ns-'j the requisite amount of ability foi-1 «gayaag qniaeaáipmH^eitnfl ardaoas M^rkwf ^adooir^ jjuew on tins tead, e ven, fey-^o^e^hb ¿« best able ito. judge pf tfie iuiture gand the extent of ¿he ahîlity required on tbe one hand, and of the -catchy «f'the ? &lt; community, for snjipiyTng f3ie demand on thc other. Certainly, ifie mquiry 1 is pneTjf.the very greatest interest;]\ and, as it is one wMch we can pursue inthiscTotfrncZ without at all nxMñging the limits of that neuti^ty in party politics within which we are restricted, we shall : here : set. before- our readers some of those considerations that have impressed themselves on our minds in the course of our investiga...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 7 October 1856
. jfiM. street, opposite flic¿Western Market Melbourne, are Myeriismir, fiais and Bel flyfTl. J. T. HENDY, "65, Smifli-sfreêt JxL Collii^woôd, is aa Advertising Agent fin tais journal. ,V), M' ESSBS. f BANKS & Co., NCWB Ag^Eta^ Market Square, ai% Advertís-^ Agente md Sale aad Delivery Agents for this journal. ME. J. M-GARP_LTT is tm Aa*erfís eing Agent for thia^ Joutnal TD Geelong. . . . . B. JOHN BREW ia Agent fis tins jonnial at Creswick. ? - , . . M1 TI/TU W. B. SMITH, of the NUGGET JXL HOTEL, is agent for this journal et Buninyong. "Ofje Stat MAIN ROAD, BALLARAT. PRINTING in all ita branches executed with care land fidelity, and in the neatest manner, on the most economical terms. BOOK WOES, BAXraUBTS, CZRCCiiABS, CABDS, BILL HEADINGSi AND HAND BILLS, Executed in a superior style. This Establishment possesses a great variety of Z.ABGE TYPE, suitable for POSTING BILLS, Of Hie largest dimmwons, * which can be fur nished immediately on order. Printing in bold and Colored In...
Commercial. MELBOURNE WHOLESALE PRICES CURRENT. Argus Office, Saturday Evening. [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 7 October 1856
&lt;£owwemaï. j MELBOURNE WHOLESALE PBICES CURRENT. Argus Office, Saturday Evening. . We can at length announce that tue languid and inactive state of our markets, caused by the long-continued rains and consequent heavy rates of cartage, has submitted to the changed wea ther, and to thc operations of the inland dealers for the supply of their stores. During thc week a marked change in demand for most Eorts of goods of general consumption has been evinced. A very considerable reduction has been made in cartage in consequence of thc amended state of the roads, "and we have to report a more lively business week than has fallen to our lot to record for some time past. The rain of to^dav ?seems of too local a character to indicate its continuance and loading is still going on briskly. We cannot record any par ticular changea in prices ; the large quantity of goods which have arrived together having tended to keep prices down. Confidence seems restored, however, and a still furthe...
MR. LOADER. [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 7 October 1856
I MB. LOADER. ! ' SIB,-Having been at Egerton Dig- | gings, I took the liberty though, personally I I unacquainted with you, to canvas a little for you. I met with some success, but time, or rather the -want of time, prevented I me from following up the success gained. However, I4cft Mr Brown, M.D., at Eger ton, to canvas the whole of the district. As it is your intention to visit Egerton to-mor row, I hope you will communicate with I Mr Brown ; you will probahly have a pre liminary committee organized. Yours, i F. Yeux. Black Lead, 28 9,18 )6. !
MELBOURNE. (From our own Correspondent.) October 5th, 1856. [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 7 October 1856
MELBOURNE. (From our oten Correspondait.J October 5th, 1856¿ ' Administrative reform has been an nounced by several of the G v verm en t can didates for seats ia the Legislature for Melbourne and the suburbs as theil motto. The popular opinion bas hitherto -bern that the 'public are the worst served of all employers ; that gentlemen obtain Government appointments who are noiori c.usly unfit for anything else, that is, unfit for anything useful, anything n-quiring in- J telligt iit-e, industry, and a respec table share ] of integrity. The favoured recipients of j such appointments are not expected to do much w.jrk ; iht-y récrive handsouie salaries, and seem to consider it their duty to sneer at " those c-d newspapers," at the pupa- ] lar representatives, «nd at constitutional Government on alloccations. People who, I unfortunately for their equanimity, have "y--:-?? " v - -Tv-~z-' airy business to do vrilh&lt;^vAï^ent»know th^ sort of youth who itasw^ "their enqúi $ûea at an...
ETHICS AND POLITICS. [Newspaper Article] — The Star — 7 October 1856
ETHICS AND POLITICS. The problem of ethics is the " ideal of haman virtue : " that of politics, the " ideal of justice." Those questions the Greek philosophers regarded as one: moral and social science were to them identic 1. The subjects are, doubtless, inextricably connected ; the determina tion of either iovolves the determination of both : morality is the relation of will to will ; there can be no duty without at least two persons--the controller and the controlled. " Duty to oneself " is really an elliptical expression, and means faithfulness to that law, obedience to which we find tu be the condition of our happiness ; and faithfulness to a law is submission to a lawgiver. If man were an underived and independent unit, virtue and vice would have neither place nor meaning. That human na ture is social all agree ; but there is a wide difference of opinion as to the re lation of the individual to the commu nity of which he is a member. Is so ciety subordinated to tbe individual, ...