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NEW INSOLVENT. (Schedule filed in Melbourne.) [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 13 February 1865
NEW INSOLVENT. (Schedule filed in Melbourne.) Francis Stephens, of Dayleaford, licensed victual ler. Causes of insolvency-Falling oft' and depres sion in trado aud losses in business. Liabilities, £492 8s; assets, JG2O0; deficiency, £292 8s. Mr Courtney, official assignee. The number of letters passed through Coghill's Creek Post Office during January was 630, and of newspapers 310. Printed and Published, for tho Proprietor, by GEOKOB EDWARD FINNISH at tho BallartU Star OBico, Sturt strcot, Ballamt.
FRANCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 13 February 1865
FRANCE. This French paperB have apparently received orders to propose a general disarmament of Europe, and it is expected that tho Emperor's ad dress to his Chambers will contain some inkling of his policy in the matter. If he can suggest any method of inducing the nations to trust each other he will relieve Europe at once of at least £50,000,000 a year spent upon extra armaments-but how is he to do it? No nation will really disarm while liable to attack, and at the present moment every Power in Europe is threatened. The Cour; of Correctional Appeal has delivered their judgment in the case of thirteen deputies ac cused of holding illegal meetings, affirming the sen tence pronounced against them by the lower court. The grounds assigned for rejecting the appeal are that the objects of the association were not con sultation but action; that its efforts were not re stricted to Paris, but extended throughout the coun try; that the right which the electors claim to assemble according to l...
THE NEWS BY THE MAIL. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 13 February 1865
I'- THE NEWS BY THE MAIL. following ate the principal items in the news jj,"e mail, from tbo Home News and other !«s:" AMERICA. u ifirrrcfit of the news from America since the bl oar last issue has been divided between ?"'i. movements in Tennessee and Sherman's ex -'tnlnto Georgia. The latter fact was for some : £nhtful but it has since been confirmed, 7 carman issued at Kingston,Georgia, on Member, orders for his march, announcing i3 .ll nrmv (said to comprise 50,000 men, includ ..gvslryl, would move in two wings by four then practicable, the right wing, under orA composed of the 15th and 17th Corps and ft under Slocum, comprising the 14th and Vr.rns There was to be no general tram of i:H i-nd ammunition waggons and ambulances :I'P C distributed among the different regiments. '"^Lnarties were to be vigorously employed in ="!. Minns The troopB were forbidden to enter dwellings, but could gather supplies and -'fin Block freely. CorpB commanders were in " I, I to destroy mills, houses...
IMPOUNDINGS. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 13 February 1865
IMPOTJNDING& AMHERST.-Impounded at Amherst, 8th January, by Thomas Collaid, trespass 6d each-Twenty-four goats, various ages, color, and sex, no brand. On 9th January, by William Tithleen-Brown mare, like TI over + near shoulder, saddle mirked. On same date, by A. Gilmore, Esq., trespass 5a-Bay horse, L reversed near shoulder, like L near ribs, Bhod, saddle marked ; light bay horse, JD or ID conjoined over MR near Bhoulder (the L to left), white face, fore feet white, near hind leg white, white spot on off (lank, | collar and Baddlc marked. If not claimed and ex penses paid, to be sold on 15th February.-P. Hill, poundkeeper. AMHERST.--Impounded at Amherst, 11th January, by A. Gilmore, Esq ; trespass 5s each-Chesnut mare, JHD conjoined near cheek, (-o over J near shoulder, like 0 off shoulder, stai, little white on off hind foot, collar and saddle matked, Bhod; bay c b horse, \VS over ) over ) near shoulder, Baddle marked, Bmall star, dock tail, near thigh, SO off Bhoulder. I...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 13 February 1865
BALLARAT AND BALLARAT EAST WATER COMMISSION. TURNING OFF WATEE SUPPLY. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, That the water will bo turned off on Tuesday, the 14th iiiBt., for the purpose of connecting service-pipes, from four o'clock a.m., until the connections are completed. Bv order, * _' WML THOMSON, Secretary. Office-Sturt street, 10th February, 1865. ~~~ SliiRE OF RIPON. ELECTION FOE SUBDIVISION \ \7 HEREAS the Shire of Ripon was, on the 3rd V V of February instant, subdivided into three ridings, viz., North, East, and West Ridings; and it is hereby notified, in accordance with the provisions of the Local Government Act, that three members require to be elected to represent the East Riding. The election will take place on the 24th inst. Nominations of candidates, accompanied with a deposit of ten pounds, will be received at the Shire Office from the 13th till the IGth of February inclu sive, until three o'clock p.m. Nomination papers may be obtained from the Shire Office, or Mr Jones, stati...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 13 February 1865
fOR REMINDER OF INTELLIGENCE SEE SUPPLEMENT. AUCTION SALES. THIS DAT. J. DEAN-A: ono o'clock, valuable property, Sturt street. Samuel Deible-At twelve o'clock, cottage, &c., Kin gB tree. Pcwert, Udheuford AND Co.-At one o'clock, fat cattle, Cor|uiation Sale Yards. ADVERTISEMENTS. Cjce of Lands and Survey, 4elbourne, 14th January, 1865. A SALE of Cr6n Lands by Public Auction will f\ be held at eUen o'clock of Tuesday, the 14th February, 18G5, a\ the District Survey Office, Bal larat. The following lotsvill be offered : TAVN LOTS. BALLARAT. Situated in Armstjng street, nearEyre street. Upset pee, £300 per acre. Allotment 11, secth 8, lip. Situated i the Creswick Road. Upset pee, £75 per acre. Allotment 3, sectic A, G, lr. Situated in Ascot etiet, between Sturt and Dana Etreets. Upset pr'.e, £125 per acre. ? Allotments 28 to 37,'ection 40,19p to lr. COUU'RY LOTS. Spinq HILL. Situated 0 miles soutbast of Clunes, near Campbell's pre-emptive section and near the road from Cres wic...
COURT OF MINES, CRESWICK. Saturday, 11th February. (Before his Honor Judge Clarke.) [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 13 February 1865
COURT OF MINES, CUES WICK. Saturday, 1 \th February. (Before his Honor Judge Clarke.) Jeremiah M'Carthy, member of the New Home ward Bound Company, v G. Stevens, M.Dwycr, and T.Burkett; Mr Burton for the plaintiff.. The plain tiff, defe dants, and four others, had .been members of a company working on this Perseverance Lead, Creswick, and the company having got into difficul ties the plaintiff was sued and ordered to pay £27 2« 6d due by it to Messrs Rowell and M'Cormack for timber, hay, and corn. The plaintiff now sued the defendants for one eight of the sum paid by him as their share of the debt, and also prayed for a dis solution of the company. Stevens admicted his liability but Burkett"deposed that the company waa indebted to them for goods sold to it and money paid on account. It also appeared that other liabilities were yet outstanding. His Honor ordered that an account be taken of all debts and liabilities, and ad journed the further hearing of the causo till the next sittin...
PRICES CURRENT. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 13 February 1865
PRICES CURRENT. WlSES AND Si'llUT.s.-Brandy, MarteH's, Ilonnessy's, aud United Vineyard, 2>s per ga!; do, MarteU's, Hen nossy's, iu case, 52s, Otard's, 50s per dozen; inferior brands, 35s to 40s per case ; rum, W.I., proof, 10s per gallon ; wliiskoy, 10s per (gallon ; do, iu ease, 24s to 20s per dozen ; Warrenhcip whiskey, 15s per gallon, 23s per case; Warrcnlieip gin, lis per gallon, 30s per easo; goneva, 3Ss to 39s per case; old torn, £1 15s per dozen; port, good quality, £18 iOs to £20 per quarter cask; do ordinary do, £10 10s; sherry, fair wine, £17 10s to £18.-i 10s; do, .£1 10s to £2 per doz; cham pagne, £2 to £2 10s; claret, £1 2s Cd to £1 10s; hock, £1 fls to £1 8s; liqueurs, £2 15s to £3 per dozen caso. ALE AND Poktkr.-Ale, Joule's, and Bass' No. 3, £1); AlLsopp's, Marrian's, £S l^s to £9 ; Ind and Coopo's, Iiondon and Colonial Company's, Cobb's, Younger's, and Dawson's, £7 10s per lihd ; alo, in caso, lis Od to 12s per dozen; porter, m case, lis Od to 12s; colonial nlo,...
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. ADELAIDE, 11th February. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 13 February 1865
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. ADELAIDE, 11th February. The Government has received intelligence of the breaking-up of the Government schooner Yatala, at Timor,- to which place she went from Adam Bay for provisions. The Yatala has been sold in Timor. The officer who sold her recommended that a small Bteamer should bs put on to trade between Timor and Adam Bay. As much aa 8a per bushel was offered to-day for wheat and refused. Cleared out-Gratia and Anna, for Brisbane, with produce. . Our Melbourne correspondent writes:-Some short time since a personal fracas occured in Beechworth between Judge Cope and Mr Warden Barnard, the result being that the Warden slapped his opponent's face on the race-course. The quarrel, it is said, had its origin in some remarks made by the judge's wife, reflecting on the wife of the warden. The matter was brought under the notice of the Crown Law officer?, who after severely censuring Warden Bar nard, determined to remove tiim from the district in which the assault was...
MINING INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 13 February 1865
MINING INTELLIGENCE; ' Tiiere was a brisk business done in the share mar ket on Saturday, though it was chiefly confined to a lew companies' scrip. The news of the St. George Company having struck the fourth lock was promul gated about noon, and shares immediately roao until they reached £60. A report also reached the cor ner during the day that the City of Manchester Company had struck wushdirt in the bore, and Bhares immediately rose till £180 was the price. Albion b and Victorias were the other scrip chiefly in vogue. The following are among "the reported sales:-Grand Trunk, £400; City of Manchester, £154, £160, £180, £185; Vic toria, £65 10>, £67, £63; St George, £51, £51 10j, £52, £57, £58, £60; Golden Empire, £61 10s; Golden Horn, £33, £34; Enfield, £116; Great Ex tended, £38 10a: Chryseis, £60; Albion, £17 7s 6d, £17 10s, £17 15s, £18, £18 103; Pioneer, Bulldog, £17.10s; Leigh Consols, £9; Kob-i-Noor, £50 10s. The United Extended Band of Hope Company obtained the following...
WHOLESALE PRODUCE MARKET. Saturday, 11th February. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 13 February 1865
WHOLESALE PRODUCE MARKET. Saturday, Uth February. Messrs J. V. TAUTE and Co, report The arrivals of produce of nearly all descriptions dur ing the week were on a moro extensive scale than for Bometimo past; hay and straw especially wero in such oxcessivo supply that a considerable quantity remained unsold each night, and in tho business passing buyers had tho turn of prices in their favor. It may bo re marked that unless farmers desist sending in for a few days, merely nominal rates will have to bo accepted in order to effect sales. Oats have also shared in tho pre vailing dullness, tho proceedings boing of a very lifeless character; the majority of tho samples to hand wore of inferior quality, and this description may be noted 2d per bushel lower than last week. Wheat has been offer ing moro freely, and tho millers havo again reduced their limit about threoponco per bushel. Barley-A fow loads of Capo arrivod, and found buyers at the quota tions. Potatoes-Tho supply was comparativel...
NEW SOUTH WALES. SYDNEY, 11th February. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 13 February 1865
NEW SOUTH WALES. SYDNEY, 11th February. A supplementary cricket match was commenced to-day between Gentlemen and Players. The Gen tlemen went in first, and were all got out for 150, The Players then went in, and had scored 92, with the loss of three wicketB, when rain put a stop to the game. The match is drawn. There was a miserable attendance of spectators. Alt interest in cricket seems gone for the present. The athletic sports havo been postponed till Mon day, when also a single wicket match has been arranged to come off - N ew South Wales vtrcus Vic toria-for £100; four on each side. New South WaleB will be represented by Lawrence, Thompson, Gilbert, and Jones, and Victoria by Caflyn, Greaves, Hewitt, and Wills. Arrived-Lloyd Rayner, from London; Lawrence, Scotia, from Adelaide ; Express, from Melbourne ; Fulton, from New Caledonia. Sailed-City of Adelaide, for Melbourne.
BALLARAT EAST PUBLIC LIBRARY. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 13 February 1865
BALLARAT EAST PUBLIC LIBRARY. The second aanual meeting of the subscribers to and other supporters of the Ballarat East Public Library waB held on Friday evening in the Eastern Town Hall; Mr Steinfeld in the chair. The Revs. D. Fraztr, S, B. Holt, J. Potter, and J. Albiston, were present by invitation. The minutes of the last annual meeting having been read and confirmed, the following annual report was read by Mr Gr. JE\ Cbamberlin, and adopted: Your committeo at tho closo of their year of ofFico havo much pleasure in congratulating you on tho marked progress mado sinco the last annual meeting. Tho income from all sources has been £341 4s 7(1, and tho expenditure £326 Ss 3d, leaving a balanco of £17 Ids -id iu favor of tho institution. Tho liabilities of all kinds amount to the sum of £20, but as the Government grant for tho year 1861 has yet to be received tho insti tution is in a sound financial condition. Entertainments and lectures havo beeu givon by Professor Bushell, tho Saxo...
BALLARAT MINING SHARE LIST. Star Office, llth February. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 13 February 1865
BALLARA.T MINING SHARE LIST. Star Office, lltli February. 0447 31GS 2000 SOU 352 120 3300 X2S00 248H 1000 1000 2000 19 4000 1GOO COO 253-' 2000 2000 1000 4000 300 480 200 SO 500 1000 1125 COO 210 2000 1200 2120 500 2i)00 CO 05 24! 60 100; 30 25Go' 20 25H 32 2ooo' e 301'; 50 1140, 20 72150 48011 50 40001 5 500 40 £ 18* 14 56s 11 17.1 21)00 3200 400 1000 300 50 2500 10 200 50 240 40 090 10 1G00 20 2000 10 500 15 G40 50 G601 10 480! 12i 210| 25* 3200/55 20OT1 12J 2560| 20* 4200 9 500 22 2000 10 1000100 5570; 25 2500,20 3200 4jj 520i 0 500; io lOOj.30 030 13 400] 30 400] ... 4S0| 121, 2500 50' 581! 37.1. IGOOi 5 200! 25 1000! 7.1 320Dj 15 4400i 25 1000' 10 800 10 480: 12.) SOU] 2 240] 2 2000i 10 147-' 20 4032! 15 500j 10 COl) GO 720, 45 1G0. 30 300 OGO 2SS0 1000, 1200 2000 100 lOOn, 120 102 100 17 20 10 2SJ 3i 10 11 Si 18" 3 ,12 ?! .5s 12.1 25" 40 35 18 18i 14 320-10 15 02.'. Ul3 2} 21 Com pan j. Albion ... Alston & Woar. Avonclift Azimuth Atlas ... Ajax Bonsliaw Band of Hopo. B...
LATEST INTELLIGENCE. TELEGRAPHIC DESPATCHES. [PER GREVILLE AND BIRD, REUTER'S AGENTS.] VICTORIA. DAYLESFORD, 11TH February. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 13 February 1865
LATEST INTELLIGENCE. TELEGRAPHIC DESPATCHES. [PES GIIEVILLB AND BLRD, KEUTETT's AGENTS."] VICTORIA. DATLESFORD, 11TH February. The following returns were obtained by the under mentioned Companies for the week ending Saturday, tbe 11th February-Corinella Company, 148 ozj Wombat Hill Company, 80 oz; Union Company (quartz), 89 oz; Wm.Tell Company, 31 oz; Golden Gate Company, 20 oz ; Exchequer Company, 51 oz; Dannevirko Company, 20 oz; White Star Company 67oz; Concordia Company, 28 oz; Williardin and Company (Nugetty Reef), 16 oz. Specimen Hill Com pany obtained a large amount for tbe week, but how much is not stated.
BALLARAT SHAKE MARKET. Saturday evening. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 13 February 1865
BALLARAT SHAKE MARKET. Saturday ovening-. Messrs WALSH, WERE and MOORE, and. Mr S. GOUJON report The sharo market has displayed a stato of activity during tho week, noarly all of the principal mines of this and surrounding districts sharing the public atten tion, and a brisk business has resulted therefrom. Tho following aro tho yields of gold and dividends reported: -United Extended Band ol Hope Company, 913 oz JG dwt for tlio week, with a dividend of 100 per cent, on tho paid-up capital, or 15s for tho now issuo. Extended, 1G3S oz 9 dwt for tho fortnight; dividend, £1 per scrip. Koh-i-Noor, 93S oz 15 dwt for tho fortnight; dividend, £1 per scrip. Cosmopolitan, 120 oz for tho week. Albion, 470 oz for tho week. Nelson and Wellington, about 200 oz for tho week. Convention, Durham, 629 oz for tho fortnight; dividend, £8 per scrip (£96 per original sharo. Alston and Wearilalo, 220 oz 6 dwt for tho fortnight (including 76 oz for tho last threo days; bcottish and Cornish, 45 oz up to Thu...
DEBATING CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 13 February 1865
DEBATING CLUB. Sin,-I wish through your columns to call tlic attention of young men desirous of obtaining a knowledge of the mode in which public questiuus are discussed in our coloniut Parliament, 10 the existence of a Parliamentary Club, whose niGctinps take place every Wednesday evening, nt ciylit o'clock, in the Mechanics' Institute. This club, organised some four months ago, commenced iu career under most auspicious circumstances. A goodly number of gentlemen u£ all ranks, and of the most diversified opinions, were .enrolled as members. If ever a debating society started upon its voyage with lair wind and encouraging signs of reaching an honorable and a useful destiny, it was this Debating Club. The subject of discussion which eugaged tho club's attention for a good many evenings alter its formation was " Protection v-lTree TraJe." This question was ably and manfully discu3scd by both sections, each evening the interest and excitement growing greater and greater, and the attend...
BALLARAT LIVE STOCK MARKET. Saturday, 11th February. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 13 February 1865
BALLARAT LIVE STOCK MARKET. Saturday, 11th February. MESSRS 0'1'AKUELL AND SON report ; Horses-Wo oftered at auction to-day upwards 140 Lead, tho majority of which being of middling' and in ferior quality woro not at all fit for ualo in tliis market, which as boon fairly glutted with such animals for somo iveeks. Tbero is a great scarcity of roally serviceable young horses, such as compact medium draught colta and fillies, worth from £20 to £30, heavy draught do, from £35 to £45; and well-bred colts and fillies, with powor and stylo to fit thorn for gentlemen's uso, worth from £15 to £25. These are readily bought up at tho prices quoted as soon as they reach tho markot, whilst for inferior tliero is sometimes not an oiler to bo had at any price. Dairy Cattle-The supply was light. Tho demand for good "milkers is very largo, and prices are ruling high. Ordinary cows in full milk fctcli from £4 to £0, and superior do as high as £8. Working Bullocks Very fow in tho market. Good teams ar...
POLICE. DISTRICT COURT. Saturday, 11th February. (Before Mr Dowling, Police Magistrate, and Mr W. C. Smith, J.P.) [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 13 February 1865
POLICE. DISTRICT COURT. Saturday, IMA February. (Before Mr Dowlinfr, Police Mafiiatrate, anil Mr W, C. Smith, J.l\) There wero no criminul charges. Cause LIST.-Town Inspector v M'Coy, allowing a goat to wander; fined 53 and 53 costs. Shatiahan v Bowser; no appearance. A I'l'LicvnoN.-Mr Paynter irmdc an application to the Bench for pecuniary rclici from the poor bDX for Mrs Rowell, the wife of n lutat;c wilu was at present confined in gaol. Tho Uenc> decided not to entertain the application, and recommended Mr Paynter to apply to the Benevolent Asy.um. The Court then adjourned. CRESWICIC.-At the Creswiuk' Polico Court, on Saturday, before the Mayor-George Douglas aged 20 years, was brought up charged with having thrown stones at a Chinese, and lined 5s or five hours' imprisonment. The prisoner chose the alter native.
STREET NUISANCES. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 13 February 1865
STREET NUISANCES. I SIR,-Would you permit me, through the medium of your journal, to make a few remarks upon the above subject. The oft-abused " Corner," with ita crowd of busy miners and brokers blocking up tho pathway, 1 pass over by simply remarking that it is disgraceful to see Buch an important interest so badly provided with office room that they must tako to the streets to do their business. My remarks on this occasion are intended to apply to another part ot the town, where crowds often meet to do business. I refer to that quarter which, in the slang of the trade, might be termed " horsey"-the vicinity of the horse sale yards. With the yards themselves, and those who conduct them I Hud no fault. The evils I now write about, the salesmen have no control over and no power to check. At certain hours on every Saturday, the horse dealers have a dangerous mo nopoly of a great part of Armstrong street. Ilories in Btriogs of from three to six, sometimes under the feeble control of a...