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The Ballarat Star. DAILY ISSUE. FRIDAY, 10TH FEBRUARY, 1865. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 10 February 1865
DAILY ISSUE. FRIDAY, IOtii FEBRUARY, 18C5. IT is a common saying that truth will always prevail. And no doubt it does in the end; but a long time will sometimes elapse before it obtains the mastery, and in the meantime error has an opportunity to work infinite mis chief. " Murder will out," is another popular saying1, and like other sayings of the same kind it has some foundation in fact. But there are many murders that never "come out," and some of which the real facts come out so late that ia the interval innocent men have been hanged by reason of them. It is but the other day that in our own com munity the innocence of a man whom a jury had found guilty of felony was fully estab lished, and the man duly pardoned; but before truth prevailed the unfortunate had suffered the full penalty of his alleged offence and been discharged from custody. Truth was behind time in this as in many instances, and error had been Etrong enough to hold an innocent man in durance for several years, an...
NEW SOUTH WALES. SYDNEY, 9th February. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 10 February 1865
NEW SOUTH WALES. SYDNEY, 9 th February. The Prince Alfred, from Nelson, brings 11,416 ounces of gold. The cattle and sheep market shows no alteration oa last week's prices. At the public wool sale9 to-day prices realised were equal to those at last week's sales. Sailed-Eclipse, for Otago; Kestrel, for Western Australia; Kangaroo, for Adelaide; Qoldseeker, for Willunga. Arrived-Active, from Adelaide; City of Adelaide, from Melbourne; Albert, from Adelaide; Platypus, steamer, from Greenock; Prince Alfred, Bteamer, from Nelson.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 10 February 1865
ADVERTISEMENTS. OREGON QUARTZ MINING COMPANY (REGISTERED), MELBOURNE KOAD. Containing the GLOBE, PKINCE ALBKRT, and Portion of the WELLINGTONS ULGANTEA Claims, and adjoining tlie BUITANNIA QUABTZ MINING COMPANY. NOTICE. APPLICATIONS for Shares must bo lodged with the undersigned on or before Saturday, 11th instant, and the shares will be allotted imme diately. A. SAYEITS and CO., Lydi&rd street (opposite Craig's Royal Hotel). PROSPECTUS OF THE COSTERFIELD GOLD AUD AKTIHOHY MINING COMPANY, (Registered under " The Mining Companies Limited Liability Act, 1864.") Capital, £50,000, in 2000 shares of £25 each; £40,000 to be paid up. PROVISIONAL DIRECTORS : William Cameron, Esq., Ballarat. Peniston Coster, Esq., Costerfield. Edsvin Field, Esq., Costerfield. James Hay, Esq., Heatbcote. William Hogarth, Esq., formerly of Heatlicote, now of Ballarat. Thomas Lang, Esq., Ballarat. Thomas Macredie, Esq, formerly of St. Arnaud. BANKERS : Oriental Bank Corporation, SOLICITORS : Messrs Mall...
PARLIAMENTARY INTELLIGENCE. Thursday, 9th February. LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 10 February 1865
PARLIAMENTARY INTELLIGENCE. ThursdayI 9th February. LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. Mr .t'awkner gave notice that on Tuesday he would move that the Hon. MrTurnbull, in absenting him self from his place in the House without leave, in contravention of standing orders No. 18 and IS), was guilty of contempt. Mr Sladen asked the Commissioner of Public Works if he would have any objection to lay upon the table the following papers, viz. :-(1.) An ac count in detail of the liabilities of the year 18«3 on the 31st December, 18G4, amounting to £80,o4o. (2.) A copy of the opinion of the law officers of the Crown, as to the principle on which the balance of the land fund available for immigration is to be as certained, given on 13tti October, 18G3. Mr Hervey, in reply, laid upon the table the opi nion of the law officers upon the subject, and pro mised to furnish the returns asked for. Mr Strachan, by leave, without notice, moved for a return of all wheat, barley, oats, maize, and flour imported into the...
BOROUGH COUNCIL OF CLUNES. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 10 February 1865
BOROUGH COUNCIL OF CLU2JES. The usual fortuightly meeting of the Borough Council of Clunes wus held on Wednesday. Present -'Ike Mayor, CrafAogue, Noble, Nicholls, Jones, Gubbins, and Weickhardt. lli'tolved, in reference to a conference proposed by the Clunes and Amherst Road Board on the subject of tolls-"That the Town Clerk inform the Board that the Council will be happy to meet the committee at 1 o'clock p.m. on the 22nd inst., at Clunes." Resolved, in reference to tbe circular from J. J. Moody, asking the Council to support the Four Towns Bill-"That the Council support the bill." The Municipal Corporation Law Consolidation Bill, was referred to the Legislative Committee to consider and report on. The ap plication of Mr P. Babble for a beer license, and one from the poundkeeper to have straw | provided for the sustenance of cattle im pounded, were not entertained. The Town i clerk stated that the application of the Council's solicitor for £100, to meet the necessary legal ex pense...
THE WAR IN NEW ZEALAND. [BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH.] [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 10 February 1865
THE WAR IN NEW ZEALAND. [BY ELECTRIC TELEOBAPH."] By the Prince Alfred, from Nelson, wo have dates from that place to the 31at of January. On the 24tli uli,, a body of rebels was advancing towards Wanganui, from Waitatora, when they encountered a party of soldiers engaged in road making. The rebels fired on our men, who, taken by surprise, made their escape leaving their arms and their road making tools behind them. When the above intelligence readied town some truops were sent out to succor our men. A skirmish fol lowed, when Lieut. Johnson, D.A.A.G., and two soldiers were killed and several wounded. On the next day, another skirmish took place, wken ten soldiers were killed and twenty wounded. The Maori los3 wa3 estimated at twenty men killed and wounded. After these skirmishes the rebels advanced to wards the river, above the town, intending to attack the friendly natives there. General Cameron arrived at Wanganui on the 20th January. On the 28th, Mr Robinson, Superintendent of t...
THE INTERCOLONIAL CRICKET MATCH. ALBERT CLUB V. MELBOURNE CLUB. [BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH] Per Greville and Bird (Reuter's Agents). SYDNEY, 9th February. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 10 February 1865
INTERCOLONIAL CRICKET MATCH. ALBERT CLUB V. MELBOURNE CLUB, [BY ELECTBIC TELEGRAPH "] Per Greville and Bird (Keuter'a Agents). SYDNEY, 9th February. Tiie long looked-for aud mucli talked of cricket match between eleven of the Albert Club (Sydney) and eleven of the Melbourne Club commenced to-day at noon. The weather was fine, although the aky was rather cloudy. His Excellency the Governor arrived on the ground to see the commencement of the game, bat the attendance on the part of the general public was poor. Punctually at 12 o'clock the ground was cleared, and the two captains tossed for choice of innings. The Sydney captain won the toss, and elected to send his men in first. Gilbert and Thompson went first to the wickets, Thompson taking the first over from Conway. They did not, however, remain long together, for Gilbert blocked a ball from Cuflyn on to his wicket, and retired for 0. Docker, the emergency man, who plays instead of Slack, succeeded Gilbert, and shortly afterwards Th...
BOROUGH COUNCIL OF SEBASTOPOL. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 10 February 1865
BOROUGH COUNCIL OF fcEUASTOPOL. A meeting of the above body was held on Thurs day; present, the Mayor and full council. The Town-clerk handed in the following accounts: Star office, for £3 13s; Evening Post, for £2 4s. The Mayor said he knew nothing about the latter liabi lity, nor who had authorised it. Both accounts wero referred to the Finance Committee. The fol lowing tenders for the office of valuator were read: -John Martin, Sebastopol, 10a per £100 nett annusl value; W. F. Pleydell, Lydiaru street, Bil larat, £1 per cent, on ne!C annual value. The tender of llr Pleydell was accepted. The Mayor drew attention to the necessity of the town-clerk and the town treasurer being appointed under seal according to the statute, as till they were so ap pointed they could not act legally. He also said that it was necessary to appoint a revenue inspector, and that it was necessary there should be a post-office delivery in the borough-the number of letters and papers (12,500 in three months...
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. PORT PHILLIP HEADS ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 10 February 1865
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. PORT PHILLIP HEADS. ARRIVED. Thursday, 9th February.-Douglas, barque, from Batavia; Katheran, schooner, from Belfast; City of Manchester, steamer, from Launceston; Aldinga, steamor, from Adelaide; Southern Ocean, ship, from Liverpool; Seusarme, French barque, from Mauritius; ship unknown ; schooner, supposed Elizabeth, from Cir cular Head. SAILED. Thursday, 9th February.-Spray, cutter, for Capo Otway; Alexandra, schooner, for Adelaide; Scotsman, Sarah, brigs, for Mauritius. PROJECTED DEPARTURES. For London.-True Briton, 18th February. For Liverpool.-Royal Standard, 7th March; Groat Britain, 10th March. For Sydney.-Tho steamers of the A. N. S. Com pany, regularly.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 10 February 1865
STEAM to ENGLAND. White Star Line of Pack ets.- For LIVERPOOL, to sail 7tli March, the splendid screw steamship, ROYAL STANDARD, 2032 tons register, A1 for 22 years. G. II. DOWELL, Commander. Tho Royal Standard was built expressly for the Australian passenger trade, and is one of the Strongest ships ever built, her great strength haying obtained for her tho classification of A1 for twenty two years. Her accommodations for all classes of passengers are of tho most perfect description. For rates of passage or freight, apply to LOKIMEK, MAKWOOD and HOME, Agents, 48J William street, Melbourne. ftAlLY STEAM COMMU NICATION BETWEEN -GEELONG & MELBOURNE. SSsIS3 -The fast and favorite S.S. EXPRESS, Conveying goods and passengers, leaves the Hoora bool Wharf, Geelonc, daily, at 8 a.m., returning from the Queen's Wharf, Melbourne (foot of William street), at 4 p.m. daily, Sundays excepted. FAKES: Cabin..... 5B. Steerage.o»~.- 3s. Freight, per toa .*..... 7s. TUGS. J PARKER, Agent, 11 M...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 10 February 1865
STORAGE. STORAGE. STORAGE. NOTICE TO FARMERS. fPHE undersigned are prepared to make liberal X cash advances on grain consigned to them for Bala or storage, at their new brick stores, corner of Mair and Doveton streets, Market Square. J. V. TARl'E and CO. 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 Btore on Ballarat; free from vermin, and insurance very low. M'DOWALL and GRAY. OTICE TO FARMERS.-O'FARRELL AND SON, AUCTIONEERS, will visit any farm in the Colony for the purpose of effecting Valuations or Sales by Auction. Horse Bazaar, Armstrong street. r I !HE 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 eilk dressed flour. NOTICE. np HE SUBSCRIPTION to the BALL AH AT STAR JL is Reduced to 15s. PER aUAETER. The rales are as follow : Delivered ...
COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE. BALLARAT SHARE MARKET. Thursday Evening. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 10 February 1865
COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE. BALLARAT SHARE MARKET. Thursday Evening. llcssre James Smith and Walter Kington report Jio following sales made this day:-Enficlds, Durham, ±117; £122 lUs, and £125; Working Miners, £59; Vic toria, Inkerman, £G1; Princo of Wales, on terms, £51'; Great Gulfs, Black Lead, £10 10s; Buninyong, new, £3 5s; Defiance, £38 10s; Red Jackets, £1(3 10s. Melbourne, Thursday Evening. There were no export entries passed at tho Customs to-day on gold. Business continues quiet, but a slight improvement has taken placo generally, although transactions are still confined to immediate wants. In Kerosene there have been some transactions at 3s 8s to 4s in bond ^lu;y to bo paid): other lots freo of duty, at 4s 3d per gallon; Chinese is worth 4s 9d; castor oil, 4s 9d; linseed in bulk, 4s 1 Jd; drum, 4s 6d; Colza, 5s Gd ; palm, £50 per ton. Tho wholo range of metals shows drooping prices, ex cept fencing wire, which is rising in price, tho supplies of that article proving not mora...
NEWS AND NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 10 February 1865
NEWS AND NOTES. The commander and officers of the Confederate cruiser Shenandoah will arrive in Ballarat this day, and we have sufficient confidence in the good sense of the people of Ballarat to feel assured that they will receive a fit reception. Since the Shenandoah arrived in Victorian waters, a good deal has been said and written about her and her mission, about her commander and officers, that had better have been withheld. As to the merits of the quarrel be tween North and South, each British subject is of courBe entitled to form his own opinion, but aB a community it is obviously our duty to abstain irom taking either the ono Bide or the other. In America, closely related to us by the ties of kindred and blood, a fierce war is raging, each party firmly convinced that it has right and justice on its side, and it be hoveB us rather to commiserate the Bufferings which the war inflicts upon the one and the other than to become partizans of either. We trust, therefore, that the c...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 11 February 1865
THIS DAY. . . Auction Sale of 150 Cases Peaches. FEVERING HAM is instructed to Bell, in front a of the Unicorn Hotel, 150 cases Peaches. Without reserve. THIS DAT, " ~ At Ballarat. HORSES. HORSES. HORSES, HEPBURN and LEONARD have received in structions from Donald Cameron, Esq., Oak Bank, to submit to public competition, on the above date, at their yards, in Bath street 40 Head of Horses, Consisting of 20 very superior Heavy Draught Colts and Fillies. 10 fine Brood Mares (draught), imported from Tasmania. And 10 really good upstanding Colts, principally by the well-known imported blood-horse, " King Alfred." The auctioneers would call particular attention to this sale, as they can with confidence assert that no breeder in the Western District has been more suc cessful in producing first-class cart stock than Mr Cameron ; his well-kuowu imported Suffolk Punch entire, "Priuco" (which ho has used in his stud for years), being allowed to be one of the very best that has ever left Englan...
AUCTION SALES. THIS DAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 11 February 1865
AUCTION SALES. THIS DAY. JAMES ODDIE AND CO.-At their rooms, Dana street, at one o'clock, larm, dwelling liouae, &C. J. S. CARVER-At the Stock Exchange, at twelve o'clock, Kelly's garden; also, saddlery, at Mr Mitcbison's rooms. S. DEEBLE-At his rooms, Main road, at twelve o'clock, horses, &c.; also, at lialf-pa9t two o'clock, farm. ; J. DEAU-On tlie premises, Armstrong street, at two o'clock, furniture, &c. I HEPBURN AND LEONARD-At their yards, Bath street, at twelve o'clock, horses, buggies, &c. O'EARRELL AND SON-At their yards, Armstrong street, at twelve o'clock, horses, bullocks, &c. A. KELLY-At his yards, adjoining Craig's Bazaar, at twelve o'clock, colts and fillies. LEWIS LETT-At the Mart, Bridge street, at twelve o'clock, furniture, &c. F. EYERINGHAM-At Unicorn Hotel, cases peaches.
PARLIAMENTARY INTELLIGENCE. Friday, 10th February. LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 11 February 1865
PARLIAMENTARY INTELLIGENCE. Friday, 10th February. LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBI-IT. Captain Dane gave notice that on the reconsider ation of the tarilT he would move that an import duty of 103 per ton be placed on potatoes. Mr Levey desired to postpone the motion standing in his name for a select committee to investigate the action taken by the Government in remitting the fine inflicted by the Cownna bench of magistrates upon Mr George Urquhart. The reason for the postponement was that he had been informed that a trial bearing on the subject was coming on in a few days. Mr Levey moved-That in the opinion of this House it is not expedient to allow any person to dig or search for gold in any of the parks or public reserves around Melbourne. Mr Sullivan was inclined to oppose the motion, inasmuch as before permitting anything to be done he should take every care that all proper precautions were enforced for the preservation of the Tand3 in question. Mr Levey withdrew his motion. Mr L. L. Smith ...
LETTER TO THE EDITOR. UNLOCK THE MINES. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 11 February 1865
LETTER TO THE EDITOR. UNLOCK THE MINES. SIR,-In your paper of Wednesday, 25th January, I read with more astonishment than pleasure the following portion of the report of the legal mining manager ol the Band of Hope :-" The registrations held by your company on the Golden Point Lead are 8840 feet in length, and all the present workings of the company, if put together, would not amount to 400 feet of the lead, so that there is scarcely one twenty-second part of the Golden Point Lead worked, and your company also hold registration for nearly the same extent of ground on each of four other leadB." In other words some 80 or 100 original shareholders bold possession of and ate registered for near eight miles of proi pected frontage, and (as the manager tells us in another part of his report) are about to supple ment this enormous claim with another mile or so of a newly discovered lead. Now, however gratify ing all this may be to the shareholders of the monster claim, I feel convinced tha...