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Ballarat Star (Newspaper) - December 23, 1884, Ballarat, Victoria National Library of Australia weather forecasts for the next 24 hours. Melbourne Observatory 3 . 22nd dec. Southern districts Iko Ludino Bass Straits. Moderately Fine Bat Cloudy weather with South West and southerly winds squally and showery of the coast. V Northern districts including Biye Rina. Moderately Fine but Cloudy weather with southerly winds. A meteorological observations. The following meteorological observations were taken at the District land office Ballarat 1438 feet above sea Levelon 22nd december 1884. At 3 o clock observed rising. 28 560 inches barometer reduced to sea level and 82 degrees far 291132 inches temperature of air Shade 635 Deg. Maximum daring the Day Shade ,-615 f. Mum during previous night shade46 0 Deg Range for the Day shade15 5 Deg. Thermometer Maxi cum in the Sun. 133 rainfall take Nat 9 am during previous 24 hours op2 inches. -. Shipping intelligence. Port Phillip Heads. , Steamer from new Castle Vir ? d. Barque from Fiji Clyde. Colombo prior Hill barque from Quebec South australian Steamer. From Adelaide sunday Abner Coburn ship from new Yolk Tainan Steamer from Hong Hong. Monday Kildare. Steamer fro Arton Don Adelaide Steamer from Adelaide Steamer from Sydney John elder. , from sailed. Saturday Lee Mon Steamer for Sydney victorian Steamer for Adelaide Janet Nicol Steamer for port unknown. Sunday Falcon Schooner for Hobart Cardigan Castle ship for Lon Don sir Wilfred i Awson. Ketch for lakes monday so Cluff ship for London. Commercial intelligence. Treasury accounts. Accounts for the following await payment at local sub Treasury a. . Browne,.h.-Griffin, j. And j. M 4 Don old r. Ramsay w. Sargent m. Walsh j. Bowman w. Dobbie h. Actor a. Goddard o. H. W. Hardy i. Jonas h. B. John cos. B. G. Ochiltree w. Bell. Ballarat railway consignees. Goods lying at Ballarat West and c0.,. M c. And gop. P. And cos., g. B. Contos j. B. School Davies Graham and cos. J. My Kunzle Jos Fry b. Marks. H gannet Schoffer Cargeeg Chal , Sloan canny b. Robins. goods lying at Ballarat East a. B. And cos., p. cos., my. And cos. Gunn ., Chamberlain and cos., r. Ramsay w. M. Bean Sweln fled Levinson and cos. I. Flohm a Davis w. Kane. J. T. Phillips r. 8. Hager t. Berden j. Foot. A Connelly m. Harrison Fitzgerald Bros., of and Mlih mrs Bennetts r. Sim and cos., c. Ology y. N. Richards and 00. Pre eminently the leading photographers under Royal patronage. By appointment photographer to his excellency sir Henry b. Loch k.0.8., governor of Victoria. Patronised by the Earl and con teas Rosebery sir w. J. Clarke. Bart. M.l.c., and the Hite of Ballarat &c., a. Two studios if Sturt Street. Messes Richards ., photographers politely intimate that they Are about to Intro once anew novel and exceedingly Superior class of pictures styled the plaque concave and Are prepared to execute any size photo graph from carte do visit to life in this excellent style having had porcelain. Ac., fired and shaped in England and suitable mountings ac., manufactured to our special order. Messes r. And cos. Have also Jast landed a Large and varied assortment of elegant and extremely novel albums and fancy frames purchased in England. Ac., by or Richards with a View of supplying a Superior and neat style of Christmas presents at a moderate Price frames in Silver Crystal Glass. Plush Wood leather Bronze Marble and silk will be sold at Price in the reach of everybody. Inspection invited. Important to parties furnishing and others. Furniture. Furniture. Furniture. Splendid assortment of dining room drawing room and bedroom furniture Cfall descriptions for private Sale on commission at on private Saleroom. Lyd Ard Street opposite Craigs hotel r Tunbridge ., auctioneer Oma Mission at general agents. Spacious auction and private Sale to tics Lydyard Street Bisrat. 0 r. Davies is now showing extra value in classe3 or drapery millinery and fancy goods. Cash prices Cash prices can rices. Economic drapery warehouse 78 Sturt Street � Hrib Tab 18 8 4 come to mrs Broad Bents Xmas. Tree. Everyone spending five shillings is enu led to a Chance on the tree. The seasons cards at half Price. Also great variety of elegant and is enl novelties suitable for presents for the coming season at prices to suit purchasers. Note the address 9o Sturt Street. Ballarat. I l l e t t a the leading photographer and Only artist in Ballarat who has had the honour of. Photographing. Their excellencies the governors of Victoria. Appointed photograph Etc artist his excellency the governor sir Henry Brougham Loch , see official appointment framed from his excellency at the studio. Patronised by the Royal princes and suite the Earl of clan Williana lords Hervey Phipps and Castle Rost sir g. F. Bowen k. 0.8. The sex governor and sir w. J. Clarke bark and lady clarke., who have expressed their fullest approbation of the magnificent portraits taken of them by or Willetts. Bis worship the mayor of the his worship the mayor of the town. Sex mayors councillors ac., a. The largest establishment in Ballarat and the Best artists obtainable engaged in every Branch of the Art thereby Guaran teeing to patrons portraits of bit Superior Excel Lence which has made for " Willetts portraiture a name and Fame throughout the colonies 7 on enlargements on porcelain Are More like per traits on Ivory than anything yet done. See work. At from parts of the Colony. New goods and new accessories . The new plaque. The new plaque Oon Cive pictures on paper or Orcelean. Willetts Al it e studio Bridge Street Ballarat " h.8.-first grand display of plaque pictures saturday next. A i soluble chocolate ". London re Rwjr May be obtained in labelled tins or packets throughout the Colony a a d o n a. Ecce ived the. Highest award at the new zealand " exhibition australian. H o p b--1 to tee s. A a afro. \ 1 Silver medal and five other highest _ awards at j Melbourne International exhibition for his c o b d i a. To be had from wine and spirit merchants and grocers also at , 11m&deline,Street, Melbourne j caution. The Public Are cautioned against Par chasing any of a. Mcdonald is empty bottles Sune being protected by registration. Melbourne 9th september 1�84. I have made an examination of australian hop bitters Sample purchased from an Ordinary store ,. Manufactured by m. M Donald Melbourne. They Are perfectly tree from a deleterious ingredient being compared of vegetable bitters of the highest repute and value As general tonics and in alcoholic strength they Are about equal to the very finest and strongest wines produced in Australia having therefore Good keeping qualities and May be used by delicate persons and others needing sack a restorative with every Confidence. ,. We Johnson govern hint analytical chemist l Coulter 16 mar Street Ballarat agent. 1834 Christmas 1884 at _ a i to Eek d 880 s. Bridge _ St beet. A Petal Sale of menus youths and Syf clothing drapery a. During the week look at the good3 and prices. Never before was such value offered in the colonies �20,000 Worth to select from. Fitzgerald Bros. 15,000 ladles dresses from is lid to 20s Fiovo do trimmed hats Frem is to 60s \ ladles gloves styles i from 6i to is ,for Christmas presents Fitzgerald Bros. For useful Christmas presents laces at half Price Fitzgerald Bros. Black and coloured Cash i Meres shades from for grand is original Worth 2s i Plain and fancy sateen Christmas presents from fid per cd 500 menus boys and month so Wool suits new goods boys Knick. Suits from 4s 11a to 12s 6d youths Wool salts from 12s 6d to 25s menus Tweed suits from 353 to 50s Fitzgerald Bros. For Christmas presents Fitzgerald Bros. Ask for Christmas presents ladles stays Beautiful goods. Is and is 6d ladles parasols and umbrellas styles cheap in bread and butter goods like Calious flannels sheeting blankets &c., an Cost Fitzgerald Bros. Christmas presents Christ As cards Vales a goods Flowers ear hers Silks satins away the goods mentioned above Are suitable to pre sents being useful pretty charming and economic. The prices Are made specially Low to encourage Cash per cases and it is believed that this Mode of making presents will prove very satisfactory to concerned especially the recipients. Note the address. Fitzgerald bios r Bridge Street. Y. Taylor ., Bridge Street draw the attention of the Public to a few special lines for the Christmas season. New geometrical designs in sateen Sobata cloths and Cash Merette the latest fashions in coloured Broche and Check materials from fid Yard laces in Coffee beige Cream and White from is Dos. Lace Collar ettes in great variety sunshades umbrella gloves hosiery sc., a very Large selection ladies corsets a Large lot to Clear at 2 go pair splendid value trimmed hats and bonnets in Reat profusion and latest styles newest shapes in Straw hats. Menus clothing Tweed salts from 30s youths do serviceable suits 20s boys do from 5s lid suit hats ties shirts a Large Stock to choose from. The whole win to sold at prices which cannot be beaten foe Cash Only t. Taylor ., Bridge and Peel streets Balabat. To Arthur Brind ., importers and warehousemen 63 and 65 Flinders Lane East Melbourne have removed from their old Sample Boom 80 Lydiard Street to in wings new warehouse opposite railway station. Commissioners savings Banks in Victoria. Incorporated by of parliament. Accumulated funds at both june 181. �1.947,181 8s fid incl Dong Reserve fund of Loo too commissioners appointed by govern run Concu Thos. James Nankivell Esq. Chairman. . J. Jenner,, i Edmud. Keogh Esq., . Alfred Ross Esq. I we. M lean Esq., . Comptroller and Secretary James Mere . General inspector Nilam Robinson. Savings Banks Are open at the following places under the manage ment of local trustees Viz Melbourne with branches at Collingwood i. Carlton Prathan. I hot am Richmond i St. Ollda South Melbourne. I. Sandhurst with Branch at eaglehawk to Geelong Portland. Belfast Castlemaine. Ballarat Maryborough Warrnambool Kyneton Hamilton Stawell Sale. Total depositors 85,650 trustees of. The Ballarat savings Bank a. Anderson. Esq., . Rev. Ralph Brown a. A. Greenfield bsq., , v j. Noble Wilson Esq . James Oddle. Esq., . Right Rev. Bishop Moore 8.0. A h. Gaunt Esq h. B. Caselli . John Lombard Esq. F. A claxton.Esq., . Actuary Chas Wale Sherard . Accountant a. A Cooke. Offices Sturt Street. Open Dally 10 till 3 Friday 10 till 12 saturday. Evenings for deposits only7.tul 9. /. The Ballarat savings. Bank has no upwards of. 7600 depositors with �205,164 at their credit. In Terest 4, per cent allowed up. T0.�250. Cheques drafts and received residents in suburbs and country unable to attend. Personally and wishing to become depositors can obtain fall instructions on application to Thea Canaiy sent. Post by depositing is and upwards. Is october 188 l i v. I. I the m Cormick few the m Cormick reaper and twine Binder reaper and twine binders sole agents in Ballarat messes Eyres Bros. Start Street t h e a c o r m reaper and twine Binder is still ahead. It if the Only machine in which thorough Confidence can be placed. The Mccormick. Reaper and twine Binder Baa been awarded prizes. Seventy two first prizes at Fields Halstied Lii aus Tralla and new zealand the la a tact which proves the Mccormick to be the Best reaper and Binder 1 in the daring last Senson alone in Field trials and at agricultural shows it beat the Hornsby machine 28 times the Osborne 22 times the Woods 20. Times and other machines a less be cause they competed fewer times. V these statements 1 u can be proved and the Only inference is that the in doubt edit i the Best machine of . The sales of the t t m co Miok reaper and Binder exceed those of other makers put together another fact which proves is considered to be the Best 1 and most reliable j 1 machine. J in the Market. The m Cormick reaper and twine Binder has Many valuable improvements. It has an extra wide Ling wheel. A. _ the Grain wheel is made of Iron and is fitted with a Loose adjustable Hub. Tho Cotter Baris of Angle Iron and is flush with the ground.1. The Binder is made to slide and is therefore suit Able for Heights of crop. 1 it will bind five different sizes of sheaves at Tho will of the operator. I it is fitted with a supplementary table trip and a supplementary hand trip in addition to its Well known automatic trip. A double Speed wheel is fitted to the reel adjustable by his having to get off his seat. Avery Nice handsome steel Sway bar is employed now instead of a wooden one As hereto fore j the Bottom of the platform is now made of Iron thereby making this part of the machine stronger than Ever. I the machines one Inch lower than any pre piously imported thereby rendering them in valuable for cutting Hay crops j the Way bar support and other parti of the machine Are constructed of Well seasoned. Specially selected. American Ash. Brass bearings Are fitted to the Pitman conned tons. Then ipecac be removed in a moment when required for sharpening and it can. Be replaced ust As quickly., i the. M Cormick reaper and twine to be. The strongest machine in the world and give the least trouble of any. ? for Hay cutting no machine is Einai to the m Cormick reaper and Binder it will As Low As any and lower than most other machines the m Cormick reaper and twine Binder is guaranteed to be most economical in the con sumption of twine. All m Cormick machines restarted to work Gratis by competent experts who Wili remain in the District until their services Are no longer required. A Complete Stock of duplicate parts will be kept in Stock throughout the season by messes Eyres Bros., the sole local agents. The Price of Tho m Cormick reaper and twine Binder including transport gear and sheaf Carrier at �75, delivered at railway station Melbourne. Best Manilla binding twine ten Pence Peb Pound. Terms to suit purchasers. Discount allowed for Cash payments during month following Date of delivery sole importers in the australian Colon s male Andros. & Rigg about of Sdiey and local agents Eyres Bros., Ballarat. Orders booked without delay prances William Ducker begs to inform the Public of Ballarat that after eight years connection with messes Ducker and cos., of Geelong commission agent she has commenced business As mentioned below and trusts to Merit a fair share of the Public patronage in this . F. W. D u cake a Trade Assignee accountant arbitrator Valuator auditor. Loan and share broker. House land estate and general commission agent Sturt Street Ballarat. Over Bardwell s photo studio k foe of Nebo nos Havelock aromatic tobacco smoke no other. To be had of storekeepers and tobacconists. O t i 0 b or p. B. Ivey begs to notify to the pub us that he is now the owner of or Thomas Wise s Patent chaff bagging machine and that he is prepared to receive orders for manufacturing the machine. Any person found infringing the Patent by making or causing to be made or using such or similar machine without Bis Sanction will is prosecuted according to Law. Dated this 23th Day of August 183 l m. B e a a no. 1 Bridge Street Ballarat. Continuation of Sale for one month longer prices much reduced. All new goods purchased by or w. M. Bean in Tbs English and Continental markets thrown into the Sale. Sale Xmas 1884. A he delivery company Cleghorn Brothers railway oarrier3 and contractors i beg to intimate that they Are How prepared to execute classes of carriers work. Parcels delivery. All parcels left at the office will be delivered to any address. In any part of the and suburbs within an hour after receipt of same. Parcels celled carefully removed. Lorries or vans on hire. Special arrangements for pc Halo parties. L Ballarat firewood and Coal depot. Central office Armstrong Street hear of Arreus Bale Yards. Branch office Western railway station j Cleghorn Brothers. Telephone Naff site. Notice to Ai. It Buffer Barnok. I ,., i diseases District i mril consulting herbalist psychologist i a of Melbourne i intimates this this next visit to Ballarat trill be on saturday ,-27th, and on monday the 29th inst when he May be can salted free at Craigs Royal hotel on chronic and supposed inc Baule diseases which yield readily to his new natural and Safe methods of progressive medication especially nervous debility weakness Friiss of Energy asthma blood diseases dyspepsia indigestion liver and kidney diseases. F hour son saturday from o . Until 9p m. And on monday from 9 am until 2 i " Confidence absolute " address a communications to i .1 /.h. E. Kugelmann. V Eclectic herbal magnetic healer professor of i a 201 Lycock Street Carlton Melbourne. American. Address Fourt Avenue new York 1 .-. Av., t. Dor the growth and production of organic medicinal products at. California . A and at mount Paradise a Mcbrook Gipp slabod.1 j r Allen a. Has 7j. To. -1-. T of k i n g s t 9 a andean a consulted Dai y at that place. 7 i Connochie has removed to 22 Eyre Street Corner of Dawson Street lately the residence of or . Suiting hours -12 to-2 morning and to 8 evening. A Ballarat Post of pick notice. Malle for the United kingdom Europe America ac., will be made up it. This despatch by the Orient so a John elder closing at 11 am. On Friday 26th december 1884 1 1 correspondence must be specially addressed per John elder. " we. Philip Booher vase postmaster i. Post 22nd december 1881 notice t 6 advertisers subscribers a. J the Ballarat Star will not be published on the following Days 28tb december boxing Day. J 2nd january Day after the commencement of the new year a s Martin and Grose a special session of tha grand Lodge of Vic Toria and Tasmania of the 1.0.g.t., will be held at the fire brigade Hall Sturt a treat on Friday 26th december at 2 . A con Ference of members will be held at the same place at 2.30 . Members of the . Are notified that they Mast produce their tickets at the Entrance to Pavilion Gates at the Eastern Oral on the Occa Sion of the English match. Intending members May obtain tickets from the Secretary or any member of the committee. All travellers and others interested in the brewing wine and spirit and cordial trades Are invited to attend a meeting to be held at the George hotel at 8 Oclock this evening. The programme for the usual . Sports to be held at Buo Garee Junction on boxing Day appears in our advertising columns this morn ing. A Rabbit coursing meeting will be held on Christmas Day at mansfields cattle Yards at 3 ., for greyhounds and Fox terriers. Members of the third battalion Are reminded in our advertising columns that entries for the Christmas matches close this evening and those who have not already entered should not Loose the Opportunity As some very valuable prizes have been kindly Given for Competition. A com Mittee meeting to make final arrangements will be held this evening at the books head hotel and As the matches Are open to the whole of the battalion a considerable amount of work is in store for them. A meeting of persons interested in the welfare of the Grenville turf club will be held at the Golden Belt hotel on tuesday 23rd inst., at 8 pm. A general meeting of the Young menus Friendly society will be held this evening a Christchurch sunday school at 7 . Tenders Are invited for the erection of fire brigade station at Creswick. Attention is directed to a notice in another column from mrs Francis fancy repository 11armstrong Street where descriptions of Christmas gifts hew years gifts and cards maybe obtained. A meeting of hairdressers will be held at the Bucks head hotel at 9 Oclock to night to consider the proposed change of the half Holiday. Grand spec Proscopio entertainment will be Given to night in the Neil Street Wesleyan schoolroom at 7.30. Any Silver Coin will entitle to admission. A meeting of the Ballarat swimming club will be held this evening at the mechanics Institute at 8 of cloak for the election of advertisement appears elsewhere notifying Sale by auction at-2 Oclock to Day on the ground of two Fine building Sites Corner of Drummond and Webster streets once tha site of far ringtones brewery. Or William Little is the auctioneer. Property re. J. submitted to auction yesterday at the Anie Riban hotel Creswick the Freehold property of or a. Fleming Springmount. The property 156 acres was bought by sir j. Bins Allendale at �8 2s 6d per acre and the growing drop of 30 acres of Oats by the same gentleman for �45. Farmers and others on the look out for a Good piece of Buo Garee land would do Well to attend the Sale of or Edmund canny is 60 acres of land the Bank portion of his Homestead situated at Ormond having a frontage to the Moor Abool Creek and an Entrance to Lane Between this piece of land and or Don Nellans hotel. It u substantially fenced and Well drained. Fifty acres of this Are equal to the Best land in the District whilst the other 10 acres cannot be sur passed for grass. The Sale takes place to Morrow in and messes Brophy Foley . Are Tho auctioneers. It will be sold one or two lots. Do Scotts aromatic quinine wins purest stimulant in the world infinitely Superior to Brandy or whisky and is now the most popular drink. Throughout the Colony. Certified by the medical profession As the purest stimulant pro curable. Asa tone an stimulant cannot be surpassed giving tone to life to the system. Be sure and ask for " r Scotts quinine wine grocers and hotel . J. Roller and cos agents. _ Quinnus powder is to Best prepared with finest ground Rice which makes much lighter and. Wholesome Eakes pastry and padding. Bread made with Weeter and More digestible and does i cause constipation. found to be unsurpassed by., another in the world quark Pound tin sixpence. All grocers w 1,1. Roller and cos., agents Dairy produce Market. Star office monday. The following quotations have been supplied butter fresh so to Lod eggs. Is to is 2d Bacon lid Bam la cheese 8d to Lod. Wholesale produce markets. Star office. Monday messes j. W. Gray and cos. Report Barley eng Lish 4s 6d do Cape 3s Oats is 6d to 3s 3d wheat 8s 61 to 3s 9d peas 3s 6d to 3s 7d potatoes �3 10s to �4 Hay. Sheaves. �4 10s to �5 7s6fl do Manger �5 to Slos Straw 3bs to 37s 6 graph offices will be open from b.3o till 10 , and from 6 to 7 . The Barrier system again oame into Vogue at the local railway stations yesterday. Traffic is on the increase and during yesterday the ticket clerks porters and other employs were kept very busily engaged upon the arrival of the various trains. A special meeting of the orphan Asylum com Mittee was held last evening at the institution to consider the report of the inspector of charities Captain Evans. The proceedings were dragged out to a dreary length till close upon Midnight. Members of the oct Mitten were very warm at times and often the. Mooting seemed to be beyond the control of the chairman. The committee however generally endorsed the opinion of the House committee that there was nothing in the report to cause anxiety As the institution was one of the Best managed in the Colony. Or Wreford the superintendent Secretary and collector requested to be relieved of a portion of Bis duties and in consequence the House committee were instructed to report upon the advisability of re arranging the duties of the officers. A digest of Captain Evans report and of the committees replies appears in another part of the Star. General Ryall with. Mrs Ryall and family is at present in Ballarat on a visit to his brother or superintendent Ryall. The general had 36 years Active service with the cavalry in India. Having passed through the trying and desperate scenes of the Mutiny besides having taken an Active part of the wars in India during that period. The list of his services includes Many a Brilliant one of personal prowess As Well As of Active command for which he was most honour ably mentioned by lord Napier and other com Manders in chief. No doubt the minister of defence will Avail himself of the Opportunity of consulting with so officer More especially As to the Constitution of the cavalry Force at present under a Cloud in the Colony. A report of a presentation to or Caselli ., by the officers and committee of the Ballarat rowing club appears elsewhere in to Days Star. Detec Livo Hyland is still improving and the wound inflicted by his would be murderer is Healing fast. A Man named Henry Whitcombe who at tempted to commit suicide some time ago at car Ogham has been discharged from the hos Pital and will be brought before the Magis trates at the police court this morning. Yesterday morning a mongolians having made their pile a in Ballarat or at events in Victoria left this for Melbourne Eti route to the flowery land. On Cheong a retired storekeeper was among the party. Comprised in the articles of " Vertu which this celestial was taking with him to China was the top joint of one of his fingers carefully pre served. He met with an Accident some months Back through the explosion of a dynamite Cap the result being that the top of the Finger had to be amputated. The annual United fire brigades Demon j stration to be held in Russell Square Ballarat in March next gives Promise of being the most successful Ever held in the colonies. The prizes for the different events Are of considerably greater value than those competed for at previous fire brigade demonstrations. The chief prize for the principal event is a magnificent Silver cup and eight Gold medals of the guaranteed value of Loo Sterling. The cup and Gold medals Are presented for Competition by the american hop bitters company per or w. H. Van Bergh the manager of the Mel Bourne Branch. The gift will be named the american hop bitters cup and will evoke the keenest Competition amongst the different brigades without doubt on account of being the most valuable prize Ever presented in Australia for fire menus Competition. The cup must be won once Only and will become the property of the brigade that wins the Hose practice for eight men at the forthcoming demonstration. Thore Are several other Fine cups to be presented. For Competition amongst which May be mentioned master butchers cup of 30 guineas the licensed Victualler a cup the same value and messes f. W. Niven and cons. Silver cup. Collectors appointed by the demonstration com Mittee Are waiting on those who will More directly Benefit through the demonstration coming to Ballarat for subscriptions towards the fund for supplying the prizes Lor the Dif Ferent events. The official programme of events and prizes will shortly be issued. Meetings were held yesterday before or j. A. Mulligan chief clerk in insolvency in the estates of John Roberts of duties storekeeper and Charles Allen Learmonth Farmer. No. Credi tors were present and the meetings closed. A meeting was also held in the estate of Morey Walker and company Ballarat machinery and Iron merchants. Or f. M. Claxton was appointed to fill the office of trustee. The meet ing then adjourned to. Wednesday the 23rd inst., for the purpose of selecting a committee of inspection. The men deputed by the Boot makers Union to watch messes Whitten and. Cairns Boot factory to see that no. Work is carried outside have pitched a tent on the . Of. The Street to shelter themselves from the wet weather. A Patrick Cahill a Young Man arrested at Cokewood on a charge of intending to desert his illegitimate child was brought into the 1 lockup yesterday. He will be dealt with by the. Magistrates to Day. We Are requested to mention that the Mayoress mrs Morrison will be absent from Ballarat for a few weeks and that her tuesday afternoon receptions will be discontinued until the second week in february. Regarding the Engroa Osbment of. The Prince Regent mining company upon tin Worth and part yes ground in Ballarat East a settlement has been arrived at under which the company pay a fair sum As compensation. I " or. Cosmos newbery in company with or Charles Stewart District mining. Inspector yesterday made an inspection of a Sites proposed for the establishment of a Maga Zine in Ballarat for the storage of dynamite and explosives of a. Similar nature. The Sites suggested Are situated respectively on the Hill at the rear of the. Present powder Magazine at Golden Point and at the rear of Black Hill. Or newbery will report to his department in due course but it is probable that a portion of the Towa common near the old mining stack will be decided As the most eligible position. We had the Opportunity of inspecting yester Day a very neat and handsome bicycle just turned out of the establishment of or j. T. Timms the local bicycle and tricycle manufacturer of Grenville Street. The machine which is a 54-Inch racer weighs Only 25 la and is pro Bably the lightest in the colonies. The bicycle will be on View to Day and on following Days in the window of or a. Miller Bridge Street. Aveh Iollar Accident and one which might have been attended with serious consequences happened yesterday in Ararat. Street close to the Western railway station. Or s. Marks the Well known hide and., skin dealer was in com Pany with a lad named George Finch driving towards Lydiard Street and when near the signal Box the off Axle of the Spring cart broke upsetting the vehicle. The occupants of the cart were thrown violently to the ground my Marks receiving a severe shaking White the boy Roo Over himself and he immediately rushed to reels head and prevented it from 1 Boltma a several Persona present admired the . Tav mail boy named Richard Doney 11 years of up yesterday morning before buried a under tags. Said vineyards on Tiute. Rounding Finis had wan Laid waste. _ disco bred thit these Coo Gnu. On Tainan but feeble portion of tha j Many Beau trial country houses Lay in ruins the rate of the villages themselves was indicated Only by heaps of bricks and rubbish not a single dwelling had been spared. From the debris issued the shrieks and ones of those who had been Bun Edralin the survivors set about the work of Salvage 4 with superhuman Energy and their efforts were in a Large . Cases crowned with sue?., Cess the material damage done amounts to 4,000,000 or 5,000,000 dire. Within the last two years Italy has been visited by terrible calamities. First Camo the inundations then the earthquake at Casa Micciola then the cholera and now the catastrophe at Catania. _. A Telegram from Sydney published in the Telegraph says that a siding boat with six occupants capsized on sunday afternoon near Brad ley s head and sack immediately. One of the occupants William Oliver Sank with it and was drowned. The remainder were rescued by two boats passing at the time. William Sanders an old identity has died at Grafton in new South Wales. He lived the life of a Recluse for a great years and was considered to be a. Miser. The deceased left a considerable amount of property by his will which he Mode about 12 months ago. He desired that Grafton Hospital should have the Usefof the property. For 21 years after which it will revert to one of the orphan asylums in Sydney. Some years ago he willed his property to Queen Victoria Bat subsequently altered his intention. The property is valued at �4ooo. The san Francisco correspondent of Thor Irya states that the sex priest. Father Chiniquy attempted to lecture in the Russell Hall Moa Treal on St november but was prevented by a mob of Young Catholic students who threatened to take his life the Hall was gutted. On the 6th instant he preached in the Canning Street presbyterian Church and was again interrupted by the students. They were expelled from the Church by the police who severely clubbed several of them. The rioters then marched throughout the Yelling derisively in front of every protestant Church. The body oif a Young Man discovered on Satur Day morning at about .11 Ono lock floating face downwards in the Bay near picnic Point Hue been recognised As that of we. Brown aged 18, son of or Brown distiller Yarra Bank. The deceased it will be remembered left port Mel Bourne in company with his brother Henry and a Boatman named Murray on the 13th inst., for a cruise along the coast to Frank stoning the yacht Lola the which since been heard of. J a Young Man named. Philip Martin a resident of Wand Ligong was Felling a tree on saturday when by some Moads or other to got under it whilst it was falling and was completely crashed. He. Lived for. About half an hour after the Acci Dent without regaining consciousness. Great sympathy is Felt family As the Mother of deceased is a widow and he assisted to support her. " i i a fatal Accident occurred. On saturday after noon to a Little boy six years of age. Named William Marr the child of a shipwright working at Daanen slip. The poor Little fellow and two others were amusing themselves from the top of the Alfred graving Dock in watching the vagaries of some fish in the Bottom the Dock having just been pumped out. In craning Over Little Marr by rebalanced and rolled from top to Bottom dashing his brains out in the descent. It is understood that the terms to which China would have been willing to agree if negotiations had not been broken off were to resume the France waiving indemnity j but occupying Keelung till the Frontier terms were these to Bethe maximum. \ quite a scene 3ays Tho Herald occurred in the Rev. Or domes Tabernacle on sunday night owing to a Drunken Man cresting a disturbance. The service was interrupted for a considerable time and at last or Bowie himself came Down from the platform and put the Man out. The Rev. Gentleman then dilated on the treatment he had met with at the hands of the Ballarat press and after soundly abusing them in not very polite language he turned his Atten Tion to several Ballarat gentlemen one a clergy Man and attacked the latter in connection with a silly woman affair. He also informed the congregation that the leading authorities of the Wesleyan denomination in Ballarat had met in solemn conclave to consider what was Best to be done in reference to the attacks made by him self on the Rev. R. Philp Wesleyan minister. Or Dowie said he was quite prepared to prove his statements and was. Not afraid of the Wesleyan Pat together. Speaking on a Faith Healing cose which occurred at. Geelong he said that he had cured a miss Trickett of Black jaundice liver complaint disease. Of the left lung and made her walk after being unable to Rise from her bed for three years. Last evenings Herald says two Young Boot makers who Are in receipt of strike or lockout pay a appeared at Tho Fitzroy court to Day charged with insulting behaviour in a Public place. The evidence being conclusive the prisoners were each fined 10s. Concert at pig Greet. On Friday evening a most enjoyable con Cert was held in the pig Greet state school in Aid of the presbyterian Church building fund. The rav. W. B. Hutchison m a., presided. The bin � i d a was Good throughout the following ladies and gentlemen taking part a misses Milton Carnegie Walton 2 filhes Campigli with. Mrs Wallace at the piano and messes crap Gillies Gordon Prentice Clarkson and arc Carnegie the latter gentleman having Yhr kindly t Boine from Ballarat his songs adding greatly to the , votes o thanks and the National Anthem or eight the Oono Ert to cos9v of ,. I Bol Warra. Our local correspondent on monday writes the children attending the local state school which is now under the charge of the relieving teacher or Edwards were afforded a great treat on Friday last that being the Day when they broke up for the holidays. Or Edwards was the prime mover in the matter going to great Deal of trouble in canvassing the Neighbour Hope for Money and and provisions the result being a splendid Days picnicking and sport for both Young and old. There were races for the youngsters for which plenty of Good prizes were provided and there were Atso other games i at which thoroughly enjoyed themselves. The provisions were in excess of requirements. It was determined to wind up with a Blue ribbon meeting and Coffee social which came off Verv 1 successfully. 1 the weather has been and is now very unseasonable. We had a very severe Frost last week which did a great Deal of damage to the Young growing potatoes and peas. It is now very cold and Bleak. Presentation to or Caselli. The officers and committee of the Ballarat rowing club together with a private friends assembled last night at Brophy s Hota to do honour to a worthy citizen and an Ard to supporter of outdoor pastimes Viz Cayelli . Or Caselli has Lon i with Manly games in Ballarat a Deal of his attention being devoted to the encouragement of aquatics. He is a leading spirit in the Ballarat bowing club the whole of the members of which look to him for counsel in the management of. Boating affairs As. Well As in the conduct of that tends to further the interests of Row Logon Lake Wen Doniree. The officers and committee of the club a therefore As representing something like 300 rowing men decided to make a presentation to him As a slight recognition of the Aid and interest displayed by him in aquatic matters for Many years past. The pleasing event came. Off last night As stated , Ini the presence of an influential and representative assemblage. Captain cramp ton occupied the chair having on the right the guest of and on the left or c. Salter mrse Chervasse of the Ballarat yacht club filled the vice chair. Among the company to also noticed or. D. Brophy ., or Cahill of Brunswick House or Gibbs the Well known oarsman mrm Naughton and several other gentlemen associated with aquatics. Or Salter on behalf of the officers and com 1 Mittee of the club presented or Caselli with a Large group picture handsomely framed and containing the portraits of the donors with or Caselli a likeness in the Centre. In making the presentation or Salter in an eloquent speech paid a High the Energy Ever Dis played by the recipient in matters aquatic but More especially in that concerned the Ballarat rowing club. He congratulated him upon his restoration to Good health after his recent illness which compelled him to leave Ballarat for a r time. _ or Caselli feelingly replied stating that he did not know what he had done to deserve such a remarkable display of enthusiasm and Good feeling on the part of his entertainers. He always Felt at Home among the members of the Ballarat rowing club and if Bis efforts past had been successful of behalf of the Young rowing men he while pleasing and assisting them Felt that he was doing something which provided amusement for himself he took great interest in the club and there was. Good reason Why be i should do so seeing that its members had so often distinguished themselves on Tho water and therefore secured credit for Ballarat and District. He heartily thanked the donors for their magnificent present. Several toasts were proposed and responded to during . A gentlemen enlivened the proceed Ings by songs and altogether the meeting proved a most enjoyable affair. The group Pic Ture it May be added was produced at the establishment of messes Richards and cos., Sturt Street 1 society meetings. In consequence of the crowded attendance at the meetings of the St. Patrickus total abstinence society it was decided to hold meetings for the members residing in the East in St. Ali plus boys schoolroom Victoria Street. The first of such meetings was held on wednesday the 17th inst., when in addition to the members re siding in the East about 30 new members were enrolled. The Rev. G. Doyle president who occupied the chair said that it gave him great pleasure to see How the society was increasing in numbers., every Effort had been made to have the schoolroom lighted with Gas but the work men were unable to have it completed that even ing. Some More sitting accommodation was required and it was decided that the same be provided. Or m. J. Ryan one of the councillors offered to make the required seats free of charge. Or Mullins was elected As a councillor in the place of or m. Walsh who has left the District. After had recited the pledge the Rev. President said he hoped it would not be Long before the society had a piano to accompany the singers. Recitations and songs were then rendered by messes Samon Cooney bar rett and Mullins mrs Mullins and mesdame3 Lynch and Napier. A Public meeting of the Clarendon Blue rib Bon gospel Temperance Mission was held in the local presbyterian Church on thursday last or m. Allison vice president in the chair. The Church was 1 fairly Well filled and a very enjoyable evening was. Passed. There was an address Given by the chairman in which he upheld the cause of Temperance very strongly and urged those who had joined to keep firm also those who had not joined to take the pledge and keep it. The programme also contained a dialogue by messes Boyley and Lumsden a Solo and chorus by miss m. Campbell and the choir a recitation by mrw Downey and an address by Rev. J. A Spalding in which he showed very clearly the evil effects of moderation. The choir Sang some very appropriate pieces under the direction of miss l. Macqueen who presided at the Organ in her usual Able manner. At the close of the meeting a few More joined the a Mission. The weekly meeting of the Star of the East Lodge 1.0.g.t. Of the world wa3 held on last Friday Bro. Green in the chair. There was a very Good attendance of members. The District a Bro. Biggs reported that arrangements were Complete for the forthcoming special grand Lodge session to be held in Ballarat. Several members applied for the grand Lodge degree. The weekly meeting of the rising Star juvenile Lodge 1.0.g.t. Of the world was held on last Friday. There was a Large Atte Dauca of Mem Bers sister Rifle c.t., in the chair. Bro. Wain presented the prise won by sister Sounier for gaining the most members. It was decided that the juveniles attend the forthcoming Public Temperance regalia. The usual fortnightly and the quarterly meet ing of the . Society Ballarat no. 2 Branch was held on the 18th inst., by r. J. Miller president in the chair. Or Patrick Fogarty was nominated As an Hou. Medical member. The nomination of officers for the ensuing six months was then proceeded with president by John Meehan vice president by p. Boyle Secretary by d. J. Boyle treasurer by c. Fitzgerald Warden by Maguire guard Ian by e. Daly auditors by we. Kina no and District delegates Bra m. Morrissy we. Kinane and c. Fitzgerald judicial com Mittee Bra e. Daly p. Boyle Maguire Morrissy Shanahan j. Noonan t. Maher t. Meehan and p. Kane sick visitors bus e. Daly j. Noonan p. Boyle m. Morrissy James Shana Han and Nelms medical attendant. Or Ochiltree. It was resolved that in consequence of the half yearly meeting falling on of new years Day the Secretary be instructed to for Ward the necessary notice to the District Secre tary that such meeting will be held of another Day. Sick allowance �4, was passed for pay ment. The fortnightly meeting of the Sebastopol . Was held in the mechanics free Library on wednesday last. There was a fair Atten dance. The routine business having been at tended to the president or b. Lewis delivered an address on Selfri improvement. The address which occupied about an hour in the delivery was spoken to by several of the Mem Bers. The president. Strongly urged upon the members the advantages to be gained by the cultivation of patience perseverance and self knowledge. It was decided to adjourn Over the holidays the next meeting to be held 7th january 1885, when will be entirely devoted to elocution. The meeting wa3 concluded by or Frank Anderson reciting a comic sketch which elicited much mirth. German annexation. London sunday. Age. In discussing the question of German annexation in the Pacific a Section of the London press considers the annexation of a Dertien of new Gui ? a and several of the Pacific islands by Germany to be inevitable. The Echo Eveo log paper applauds the annexation and the observer sunday paper writes approvingly of Prince Bismarck s intention to create populous German colonies in the Pacific. The Only objection taken is. The possible a flux of the. Criminal classes

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