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GEELONG WEEKLY COMMERCIAL AND SHIPPING REPORT. Saturday evening. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 13 February 1865
GEELONG WEEKLY COMMERCIAL AND SHIP PING REPORT. Saturday evening'. I JLSusiness lias Boon moro than usually quiet this week both at tlio waterside and in town. It is anticipated that tho opportune arrival of tho English mail to-day, with a report of a further decrease in the exports of theso colonies, will havo a favorablo effect upon trade next week, especially as tho uncer tainty respecting- tho items likoly to bo affected by tho new tariff, is now very nearly removed. Thero has boon a considerable increaso in tho quanti ties of tea and sugar removed from bond since tho altera tion of tho tariff, as both these articles wero being held up in anticipation of tho reduction of tho duty. Tho imports for tho past week compriso tho cargo of tho El 12aboth, from Hunter's Island, consisting of 133 sheep, value £133: togethor with sundry consignments from Melbourne, and ships discharging in Hobson's Bay received by rail and lighter, valuo £l(j61. Total valuo of imports £1791. Tha exports fo...
PRUSSIA. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 13 February 1865
PRUSSIA. The municipal elections just over in Prussia bare all resulted in the success of the Liberal candidates. The guards w ho were engaged in the Danish war entered Berlin on 17tU December. A large concourse of people assembled to witness their arrival, and re ceived them with loud cheers. The king made a speech, in which he said that the guards had added a new leaf to thtir glorious history. He announced that medals of commemoration would be granted to them, and special medals to those regiments who had borne a port in the assault on Duppel and Alsen.
RUSSIA. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 13 February 1865
RUSSIA. The Moscow Gazette states that the interests of Russia demand that she.Bbould support Austria in the Venetian question, and endeavor to confine the action of the September Convention to Home, llussia must not allow Austria to doubt her senti ments, and will thus contribute to the maintenance of peace. The Kussian government in Poland has closed 71 monasteries and four convents because they did not contain the canonically-prescribed number of monks and nuns. Thirty-nine monasteries and convents have been shut up because their inhabitants assisted their fellow countrymen during the rebellion. The St. Petersburg journals publish official docu ments which BIIOW that the liussian government has been for some time back engaged in the preparation of measures intended for the complete denationalisa tion of Poland. All offices of any importance are to be filled henceforth by IluBsians; Kussian peaBan colonies are to be established; the Polish Catholic clergy are to be placed under th...
GERMANY AND THE DUCHIES. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 13 February 1865
GERMANY AND THE DUCHIES. Letters from Berlin state that, io pursuance of a decision formed by the Prussian government on the 2Sth of November, orders have been sent to the Prussian troops which are still in the Duchies to prepare themselves for a cantonment there of long duration. This newB, combined with the presence of a division at Minden, on the Hanoverian frontier, appears to have producad a certain sensation in Germany. According. to correspondence there is seen in this a manifest symptom of the intentions of Prussia, which desires, on the one hand, to obtain immediately, from free will or by force, the evacua tion of the Duchies by the two Hanoverian and Saxon contingents, and, on the other, to imposo as Boon as possible on the Duke of Auguetenburg a treaty of military and diplomatic unioo, or even, if necossary, to annex a part of the territories occupied by its troops. The Altnd Post of Vienna Buys that Austria will never tolerate the annexioniet pretensions of Prussia. Thi...
GREECE. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 13 February 1865
GREECE. The new constitution has been finally ratified by the king taking the oa:h to observe and maintain it; and the Assembly, having terminated its labors, has been dissolved. The people of Athens are reported to be much elated with their new constitutional pros pectB. The king has decided that four officers of the army or navy shall proceed to Prance and England to enquire into the military and naval organisation of those two countries, and make a report to the com mission formed at Athens for the reorganisation of those services in Greece.
The Ballarat Star. DAILY ISSUE. MONDAY, 13TH FEBRUARY, 1865. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 13 February 1865
DAILY ISSUE. MONDAY, 13TII FEBRUARY, 1865., THE R.M.S.S. Northam arrived off Cape Otway at 5 a.m. on Saturday, at Port Phillip Heads before nooD. Part of the Ballarat portion of the lettera and newspapers arrived here on Siturday night, and and part yesterday. In a supplement to to-day'a issue we give all the more important items of news received by tho mail, and withhold our leadiug matter in order to make room for it. Our mining intelligence and other matters will be also found in the supplement. On Friday, Dr Clendinning held an inquest at Tea Tree Creek, on the body of William Tomlinson, whose death, according to the evidence and the verdict of the jury, tookplace on Wednesday, in a tunnel, on Tea Tree Creek, Morrison's Diggings, Meredith, ansl was caused by suffocation from a large quantity of drift sand having accidentally fallen from the roof of the tunnel and entirely covered his head and body. It appears thatat about five o'clock on the afternoon, Tomlinson went up the tunn...
THE CROPS. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 13 February 1865
THE CROPS. Kangaroo Hills.-Mr James Anderson's crop of wheat has averaged rather more than 22 bushels per acre. Mr Gibson has obtained 1200 bushels of tine wheat from 70 acres, and his oats have also yielde I tolerably well. The farmers at Coghill's are mossly either busy thrashing or clee waiting for the ma chines, which seem decidedly at a premium this Beasoni The wheat crops on the farm of Mr Tinkler, wlliS$lla wl'ilo ago seemed very poor, ltsvo n1110'1 better than was expected, the white -!amiS?1"0V'lnS 30 bushels per acre, Tuscan, '^^Mffels, and white velvet 1G bushels. Mr Tinkler cSWSera the small yield in the latter instance is owing to the land not having been ploughed in sulli cient time. Messrs Clark and liudd's oats have averaged 25 bushels per acre, which is considered a very good yield from their land. Glendaruel. Messrs Kinnear and Ramsey, who farm between 300 and 400 acres, have finished carting in, but have not commenced threshing yet. Sir Lanigan has finished thrash...
IMPOUNDINGS. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 14 February 1865
IMPOUNDINGS. AMHERST.-Impounded at Amlierst, 8th January, by Thomas Collard, trespass Gd 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 marked. On same date, by A. Gilmore, Esq., trespass 5s-Bay horse, L reversed near shoulder, like L near ribs, shod, saddle marked ; light bay horse, JD or LD conjoined over Mil near shoulder (the L to left), white face, fore feet white, near hind leg white, white spot on off flank, collar and saddle marked. If not claimed and ex penses paid, to be sold on 15th February.-P. Hill, poundkeeper. AJIIIERST.-Impounded at Ainlierst, lltli January, by A. Gilmore, Esq ; trespass 5a each-Chesnut' mare, JHD conjoined near cheek, (-o over J near shoulder, like 0 off shoulder, star, little white on off hind foot, collar and saddle marked, shod; bay c b horse, Wti over ) over ) near shoulder, saddle marked, small star, dock tail, ^UI near thigh, SO olf shoulder. ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 14 February 1865
ADVERTISEMENTS. r^KE AERATED BREAD COMPANY (Limited). X -NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN to the Share holders who have not yet paid tho call due on the 20tU December last, that their shares will be liable to bo forfeited if the call be not paid on or before the 20th inst, according to clause 7 of the deed of settlement. By order of the directors. J. A. HOX.TABLE, Secretary. PROSPECTUS^ OP THE NIAGARA GOLD MINING COMPANY, COLIBAN FALLS. Capital, £20,000; in 2000 Share of £10 * Each. To be Registered under the Limited Liability Act, 1864. PROVISIONAL DIRECTORS : Robert Walsh, Esq. John M'Donald, Esq. William Warren, Esq. RobertD. Thompson, Esq. Henry Cuthbert, Esq. William Henderson, Esq. John Rose, Esq. MANAGER: Mr George Perry. riPHE Ground occupied by the above company is JL situated at the Coliban Falls, near Trentham, Blue Mountain, and consists of 9(30 acres of private property, and a claim on Crowa lands for 176 men's ground, held under tho frontage regulations. The private property is ...
A CASE FOR ENQUIRY. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 14 February 1865
A CASE FOR ENQUIRY. Mr Vale, one of the members for Ballarat, has given notice that on next Tuesday he will put certain questions to the lion, the Commissioner of Crown Lands and Survey, touching the sale of a block of land in the parish of Bullarook, and upon which an excessive valuation had been put for improvements effected by the then occupier. Some of the circum stances of this case were lately brought under our keti, but we have not had sufficient warrant for drawing attention to the matter until the appearauce of a communication in the Argus three days ago, containing such allegations as have induced Mr Vale to place his notice on the paper. Having made careful' enquiry into the truth of the statements made in that communication, we are enabled to give a brief history of the caBe, from which it will be seen that there are grounds for the strictest enquiry, not only because the State appears to have been mulcted of the just value of the land, but also in consequcnce of the pur...
BOROUGH COUNCIL OF BALLARAT EAST. Monday, 13th February. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 14 February 1865
BOROUGH COUNCIL OF BALLARAT EAST. | Monday, 13(A February. . Present-The Mayor, and Councillors Anderson, Fussell, Dyte, liowe, Dodds, Turpie, and Steinfeld. Correspondence-The Town Clerk read the fol lowing lc-ttere: - From the Railway Department, BtatiDg that the land applied for in the railway re serve (or a promenade was too much, and that the fence could not be moved nearer the goods Bhed«. In order to meet the Council's views as far as possible a_ plan was enclosed showing an arrangement for giving up a portion of the erouud a6ked for, and con tinuing Dyte's Parade to Humffray street; showing also a footway crossiDg on the level in the line of Queen street,-From the came, in reference to certain works which the Council objected to, and stating that orders had been given for their suspension.-From the Crown L':w Office, forwarding a copy of that portion of the Municipal Corporations Law Consoli dation Bill relating to bylaws, and Btating the inten tion of the Government to intr...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 14 February 1865
STORAGE. STORAGE. STORAGE. NOTICE TO FARMERS. ."jpIIE undersigned are prepared to make liberal j. cash advances on grain consigned to them for Bale or storage, at their new brick stores, corner of Mair and Dovetou streets, Market Square. J. V. TARTE and CO. NOTICE TO FARMERS, PRODUCE MER CHANTS, AND SPECULATORS. npiIE undersigned are prepared to make liberal fl. cash advances 011 grain consigned to them for Bale or storage. Best store on Ballaratj free from vermin, and insurance very low. M'DOWALL and GRAY. 1 SpHK undersigned is prepared to make Cash A Advances ou wheat, oats, and barley, consigned to him for sale or storage. WILLIAM. EAVES, Agent for William Degravea' guarantead silk dressed flour. " NOTICE. fjp HE SUBSCRIPTION to the BAILARATSTAR X it Reduccd to 15s. PER QUAST'Ell. T/ie rales arc as follow: Delivered in Ballarat £0 15 0 per quarter. By post 110 " Single copy 0 0 4 Summary (by post) 0 5 0 per annum. Payable in advance. POST OFFICE NOTICE. ~ Tlie Overland Mail, per ...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 14 February 1865
BIBTH. On the 13th February, at her residence, Creswick road, Ballarat, Mrs Thomas Laing, of a eon. DEATH. On the 25th December, 18G4-, in the 76th year of his age, John Barnard, Esq., father of \V. H. Barnard, Receiver and Paymaster of tbia town.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 14 February 1865
[AEfERTiSEMENT ]-The extensive sale of saddlery in the ostate of tho late Dugald Grant, deceased, will bo continued by auction, on Saturday next, 18th February, at the rooms of Mr Mitchison, Lydiard street, at 12 o'clock. Term3 liberal. ADVERTISEMENTS. THIS DAT Confectionery. Furniture. Cooking Utensils, &c-, &c-> Next door to the Union Hotel, Sturt street. SAMUEL DkEBLE has been favored with in structions to sell by auction, on the premises, nest door to the Union Hotel, Sturt street, The whole Stock-in-Trade of a Confectioner; also the Household Furniture, Cooking Utensils, &c., &c. SAMUEL DEKBLE, Auctioneer, Mair street. THIS DAY AT THE TTJflF SALE YARDS. HEPBURN and LEONARD win sell, at the above yards, on Tuesday, 14th inst, at one o'clock, 100 prime Fat Cattle, from the run of Messrs T. and S. Learmonth, 70 do do, from the Westward. 800 prime Fat Sheep, from Mount Emu, Also, 200 prime Fat Lambs (Edwards'). FRIDAY, 24th FEBRUARY. Important to ...
The Ballarat Star. DAILY ISSUE. TUESDAY, 14TH FEBRUARY, 1865. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 14 February 1865
DAILY ISSUE. TUESDAY, 14TII FEBRUARY, 18G OF THE news by the mail, incomparably the most important is the daring1 march of Sher man from Atlanta to the sea coast of Georgia.1 Enterprises as bold have already been under taken since the war began, but not one of the many wonderful doings of this most extraordinary war can for one moment be compared with this last movement of Sher man's, in the two great qualities of boldness and magnitude. For, be it remembered that the army under the command of Sherman numbers at least 50,000 men, comprises all arms, and is composed of undoubtedly the finest soldiers in the service of the Federal Government. Contrasted with the movement of Buch a body as this, the raid of Grierson with a body of Federal cavalry, from Tennessee through Mississippi and Louisiana to New Orleans-that of Morgan, with a couple of thousand men, through the States north of the Ohio,-and of General Stuart round the Federal army lying before Jciichmond, in June, i862-are but a...
THE ALLEGED DISTURBANCE AT THE JUNCTION INN. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 14 February 1865
THE ALLEGED DISTURBANCE AT THE JUNCTION INN. Sin,-In your issue of to-day it is there Btatea that the men employed on the road near the Junc tion Hotel had, under the influence of liquor, cow mitted sundry depredations in the hotel. I beg to contradict the statement, as the disturbance took place at the Half-way House Hotel, near which hotel the men are employed. By inserting this you ?will oblige your obedient servant, . SOLOMON COX. 13th February.
NEWS AND NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 14 February 1865
NEWS AND NOTES. His Honor Mr Justice Williams will preside at the Circuit Court, which will open this morning, in the District Police Court House. Tiie seventeen criminal cases for trial comprise the following of fences:-Robbery under arms 2, assault and rob bery 1, arson 3, burglary I, abduction 1, iodecent assault 1, stealing lrom the person 4, forgery and uttering 1, false pretences 1, larceny in a dwelling 2, simple larceny 3. The bazaar in aid of the funds of Wesley Church, Lydiard street, will be opened at two o'clock this day, by the Rev. Mr Waugh. The Hall has been de corated, and the display of goods for sale will, no doubt, be as various and attractive cs such exhibi tions generally supply. On Monday, the Learmonth bench of magistrates fined Allan M'Callum £5 and 15s costs for tho care less use of fire, he having set fire to n stubble-field without clearing a space around tho field or having given notice in writing to his neighbors as required by law. The bench, at the sam...
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR. BALLARAT GENERAL CEMETERY. [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 14 February 1865
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR. BA.LLA.ltA/1' GENEKAL CEMETERY. SlB,-I am directed by the trustees 01 IUB ±>*l larat General Cemetery to say they cannot entertain or reply to anonymous charges or observations, but wish the public and the writer of the letter signed " Observer," in the Star of the 9th inst, to know that the trustees are at all times ready to investigate charges or complaints addressed to themselves from the aggrieved party, and that by applying to the secretary any person wanting his deed whl at once receive it. X am, Sir, your ohedient servant, ADAM LOFTUS LYNN, Acting Secretary. 13th February.
LATER EUROPEAN NEWS. (PER GREVILLE AND BIRD, REUTER'S AGENTS.) [Newspaper Article] — The Ballarat Star — 14 February 1865
LATEll EUROPEAN NEWS. (PEK OREVILLE AND BIRD, IiEUTEtt's AGENTS,) Reuter'a telegram from London, under date 31 at December, a tatea that the Peruvian Congress has I required Spain to evacuate immediately the islands ' of Cbiocba. The frigate Sezzor has been burned. The following are unpublished telegrams for warded by Greville and Bird's European agents: ST PESERSDDRO, 26th December. The Imperial Bank officially announces that the subscription to the Government loan is closed. The subscription amounts to the large sum of 115 millions of roubloB, equal to nearly 30J millions sterling. MESSINA, 26th December. According to despatches from Asia, the Czar is reported to have forwarded splendid and valuable presents to the Khan of Bokhara, and also an auto graph letter, promising him the assistance and co-operation of the Russian army against the neigh boring hordes. PARIS, 27 th December. Tho Gazette Allemande of Si Petersburg, of the above date, states that Mr de Meyendorff is gone to F...