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Ballarat Star (Newspaper) - December 23, 1884, Ballarat, Victoria National Library of Australia Stock and shake markets. Ballarat monday evening. There was a very Large business transacted i in the Berry group Day. Berry Consols sold freely at from �6 �6 2s, dosing with buyers at �6. Berry no. 1 were in great demand and changed hands in Large parcels at from 44s 475 after we Ipoh they quilted at 46s 9d, closing with buyers at 465. Australasian were Market Able at 59s fid Benin Yong estate had a Good Deal of business at 365, 35a, and3ssfid. The Hepburn group were Good demand Hep Burn Consols being taken at 27s 9d and 28s 3d, Hepburn estate at 9s fid and 9s Lod and Hep Burn Home. Paddock at 7s. Hepburn . 1 were wanted at 9s, but there were no declared Sellers. Lone hand had a fair business at from �7 5s �7 7s, closing firm., lord Harry also had a Good Market Selling from 54s 565, and closing with buyers at 55s 6d. Madame Berry were firm at the recent advanced quotation. Spring Hill and Central. Leads had a goodly number of transactions at 14s 9d, 15s, and 14s 91. Earl Beaconsfield were wanted at 7s 91 without inducing business. In the other Stooks there were no changes of any consequence but there was a better feeling in the Market Gene rally. The following Are the recorded sales with the baying and Selling quotations at 5 1 t., 1 closing Erica. Companies sales. R r Bukiri. Sellers .� s and a australasian sl9 6 8 0 6 band and Albino 89a 6d 4 9 0 410 0 Berry console a �0 is �6 2s 6 0-0 6 2 0 do extended. 0 13 6 do no. 1 44s 47s 46� 9d ,2. 6 0 -.2 6 6 inn Levong eat. 35-, 35a, 85s 61 115 0 117 0 Davies free 3 0 18 0 Duke timor a0 4 0 Earl Bea Confield 0 9 exhibition no. 1. 0 4 6 mudstone 0 6 6 0 7 0 Golden Stream. 917 6 019 0 Hepburn Consols 27a9d, 28534 1 7 9 1 8 3 do Este a sold 9e 6d-9-i-Loii 0 9 8 010 0 do Home fad 7a 66 do no. I o a o. Last Chance Tri 0 3 4 lock s in Ralz 0 1 6 0 2 0 Lone hand �75�. �77s 7 7 0 710 0 lord Harry 545, 555, 56 2ie 6 216 0 sleds me Berry. It 10 0 18 0 0 maxwells is. 18 0 Napier Freehold 949 058 new Kong men -0 17 0 Newn Thi of incs 1 1 10 10 0 Newn. Hometh 918 0 olt 0 no. Australasian 1 4 0 17 0 woah Hawk 0 4 6 parkers United of 0 Prince Regent 0 2,1 editor a West 6 0 0 Serjeant is freon a 456d 6 4 60 6 3 South excl Notton 4 .6 Spring Hill and. Centrals Lead 14s 91, 15 14s a 014 6 015 0 Star of the East -0 0 9 Sandhorst monday. The Market was quiet Day save in new chum Victoria North old chum and United Devonshire All of which were very Strung indeed. New chum by Elway improved considerably. The United Devon amalgam yield sent of saturday retorted 1721 of Gold or Over 8& of per ton. They expect a ten shilling dividend on wednesday. Phoenix have Cut a reef in the Shaft atone yet broken. To Days sales wore Alexander the Qimat 3s by 3e lid great Central Victoria 88 Ltd Lazarus no. 1,5 r 2d new chum railway 12s 9d, 13s new Victoria Catherine 8s 4d, 8e so. 8s Ltd new chum and Vic Toria 36a 10�d, 37a North old chum 30s 9d old chum. 17a 10�d18i United Devon 453 fid 475 Victoria Quartz. 26 9j. Ellesmere bad buyers 7a, Sellers 7s 9d extended St. Mungo buyers 4s 9i, tellers 5 21 lady Barkly buyers 10s 6-1, Sellers 12a Lazi Rua buyers 6s 3d, seller 7s fid Phoenix buyers 7s fid,.eeuers 15a. Mining intelligence. Star office monday yields. Fez it or Lone Sand 141 0 0 Madame Derry 121 13 0 new australasian 68 14 0 Eis Iori West 68 3 0 Lon Liun 20 16 0 Davies Junction 9 18 0 Bell s Freehold. 9 7 0 Bute and Downes 6 10 0 meetings Hepburn Consols British hotel cres Wilc tuesday 23rd december at 1.86 amerst Unicorn hotel Ballarat tuesday 23 d december at 11 am. Pilot Antcliff eds club hotel Ballarat monday 29th dec Ember at 12 noon. Gun Gowor estate company s office Ballarat thursday both january at 4 . Dividends. , is 2? december look 0 0 exhibition no. 1. Is 9d, 24ihdecsmber �1312 10 0 Llan Berrys is 24th december. 100 0 0 exhibition no. 1, Maldon yield from boxes Ripples and Sand including 75 of from Copper plates 383 of 12 dwt smelted Gold and 40 of mors Are expected when Sand is All treated. Great Northern Walhalla have sloped Down sufficient Quantity for trial crushing from no. 1 shoot which shows a Strong lode forma Tion f but considerably mixed with Dyke. Re sliced work at no. 2 Rise by stripping Down Quartz off banging Wall and preparing for sink ing. Packer commenced on monday taking Quartz tubal. Cain Battery but knocked off on tuesday owing wet weather and impassable tracks but will resume when weather betties. Port Spanur Clunes report for 1881to 1883quartz, 1,259,751 tons Gold including alluvial 500,374 of 4 dwt 13 or value �2,005,122 2s 9d. 1884 quarts 22,081 tons Gold including alluvial 5845 of 19 dwt 12 or value �23,956 10s Lod average 5 dwt 5j or. Total Quartz 1,281,835 tons Gold including alluvia506,220 0z.4 dwt 1 or value �2,029,0/8 13s 7d average 7 dwt 10 or. Pyrites treated for year 222 tons 977 of 13 dwt average 4 of 8 dwt 2 or per ton. Amount paid for dead work �3084 loss for. The year ,�693 2s so. No Royalty was paid during the year. Mine no. 13 or 1190 feet level the Oro seut West was extended a further distance of 30 feet total 1090 feet from Shaft. Country being a Bard dry Sandstone it was abandoned. Explorations have been carried on on the Western lode but no Quartz of a payable character was met with the average yield being under i dwt per ton. Dis Tance driven North 273 feet. After very considerable trouble communication has been effected with the no 11 or 999 feet level and this Block of ground a now being opened up. On the old Man lode no. 10 level the drive South has been continued and it is now some 50 or 60 feet from the Boundary but the Quartz is poor at present. At the no. 11 level this lode As far As p bred has been very poor. All other work has been on the shallower Levels. Return for the year october 1884total Quartz crushed 22,084 tons total Gold obtained 5845 of 19 dwt 12 or total value of Gold �23,956 10s Lod. Other receipts �60813s total �24,565 4s so. Amount paid Tribu Tore �8512 4s 8d wages above and below �10,355 10s 94 fire Wood and mine Timber �3337 6s water Supply �649 6s 94 stores sic., �2403 18/ so total �25,258 6s Lod. Loss for the year �693 2s 5d totals from commencement in 1857 Tota Quartz brushed 1,281835 tons total Gold obtained including alluvial 506,220 of 4 dwt 1 or general Quartz average 7 dwt 10 or total value of Gold �2,029,078-.-13s total ousts �1,550,628 4s by. Total profits divided port Phillip company �222,512 13s 2d Clunes com Pany �117,060. 4s 2d Royalty proprietors �138,877 11s 7d total �478,450 8s Rush has broken out at Kin Gower about a mile and p half from the township. The sinking is about 4 feet. The. Prospector a Miner named Fry found a Nugget of 1j dwt besides some Fine Gold on. The Bottom. About 100 men Are on the ground. Messes Arthur and Scott Brothers of Chiltern report a Cru Hing from the Bobby Burns reef or 20 tons of Quartz yielding 67 of of Gold. This reef is in the area of Tbs forfeited lease of. The old prospering company. The handsome yield of 38,000 of of Silver and 18903 of of Gold was obtained from a cleaning up for 50 Days at the new smelting works sunny Corner Bathurst . The following Are the latest. Charters towers crus bings no. 6 North East Queen 358 tons for 584 of of Gold Borie Dundee tribute 85 tons for 77 of Duke of Wellington nos. 1 and 2. 149 tons for 3t of Dan Oconnell p.c., 226 tons for 919 of. North woah Hawk company. The half yearly meeting was held yesterday. Or j. H. Williams occupied the chair. Directors report. The receipts for the half year amounted �8205 1s 1d including �7659 7s 3 ? value of Gold won and the expenditure �blb9 23s 4d, leaving credit Talanoa of �l5 7s 9d. Since last report operations Hare Lieen con6ned the indicator and Western slates and carried on by. Various Tribu Tore. And wages men for the company. The work done by the company his ing dead work and prospecting we Are in Hopes that this Haring been accomplished Stone will be taken out at a greater profit you than hitherto. The returns from the parties on the indicator have been -286 tons crushed for 1353 z 6 dwt Gold being Over 4oz 14 dwt per ton. The Stone crushed from the Western and Queen lodes for tribute or and company was 1854 tops for 488 of 3 dwt 3 Grover 5 dwt per ton. This being of a Vor Darge Bizovi and promising be of a lasting nature is payable. The total from All sources crushed was 2140 tons for 1841 of 9 dwt .3 average of 14 dwt 5 or Par Tou the Calls due last half year were duly paid since which three dividends of fid each amounting �1650, Rhabb been paid share holders and. From., the opinion expressed in mining manager s report annexed we have every reason anticipate a continuance of same. J. A. Williams chairman Ai hopi Adeb mining manager s repo. 1 dating the past Balf year we have driven. North and South on the indicator line 600-feet,� which has so far yielded Good payable Stone. We we also driven 160 feet in the Western 1 lode Whon we Nave been stopping with payable results. Stone is also being taken oat oui the main or Queen lode Waiohu fully 50 feet in ,-25 feet of which is Gay Able yielding from 6" 7 dwt per ton. A we Hare also put up a Ruie from Boath crosscut the level above Well ventilated the. Mine. hard regularly., visited the claim and have rendered every assistance. The machinery continues work smoothly and Well. In conclusion gentlemen i believe the mine will pay for a Long time on this level As we have a lot of ground opened up of the same appearance As worked so far. A Trethowan mine Man Ager. The retiring directors and auditors were re elected and for the Benefit of Melbourne share holders the meeting was adjourned. Until monday St january when it will be held in Melbourne new discovery company. The half yearly meeting was held yesterday at the George hotel. Or or Croker occupied the chair. Directors accordance with your instructions at last general meeting namely develop the Quartz reefs known coexist in the mine we have sunk the Shaft a further depth of 100 feet and a drive has been put in the West a considerable distance which is being continued and although Success so far has not crowned our labours the. Prospect of striking payable Stone is still considered As Good As Ever and quite justifies is in continuing our Prospect ing operations. As also instructed by you we have been letting blocks of the alluvial on Tri Bute. Three blocks have been let up the present time from two of which we Are getting returns and other blocks Are. Ready for letting at a reasonable percentage when parties can be found take them. On account of Wiir operations being confined dead work and our receipts from other sources Small we have been reluctantly compelled fall Bank on our capital provide the Means for prospecting. A Call therefore of threepence per share was Nide for this month which is now overdue. Application for a share of the prospecting Voce has been made with every Confidence that when the apportionment takes. Place we shall be found amongst the successful applicants. We believe ourselves in Tbs matter justly entitled the Best consideration of the minister for mines be cause we have already expended a considerable amount of Money in an honest Effort prove the Quartz lodes at Beaufort and should we Sno. Need in our object a general revival in the District May. Be anticipated and a Conse quent impetus Given other industries. Two of your directors retire from office namely messes Richard Baker and Tho Iasi Bath who Are eligible for re election. Your auditors messes Brokenshire and Phillips also retire and Are Candida Lei. For. Re Eteo Tion. H. D. Groeb chairman j. M. Bickett manager. Mining managers report. As y of will re member you were informed at the Tima As the limited Quantity of was dirt in sight and would Only take us a few weeks Block Back the different shoots and also the advisability of letting the mine on tribute. Yon considered it advisable from encouraging., prospects obtained Cap of. A supposed Quartz lode but much broken up sink the Shaft another 100 feet where it was thought the country would be More settled. On the 27th August sinking was commenced and on the. Same Date the following Mont the sole piece was fixed Abd pumps i lowered the Bottom. Since then.3oo.feet of driving East and West has been done but nothing sufficiently encouraging discovered open out upon though several makes of Stone Bave been crossed varying in size up. To 3 feet wide but equally As much disturbed As at the higher Levels. We have however another 25 feet drive cat a lode known exist in your no. 1 Shaft at the lower level and which carried Gold. Several Small blocks of ground have been let different parties on advantageous terms be. Worked on tribute on the East and West reefs from which profitable returns Are obtained. There is also 1200 feet of Maiden ground the North of. Your property untried and on which your Board of directors had a Shaft sunk and was bottomed on 4 feet of heavy Wash carrying a fair Prospect of Fine Gold but oar appliances a whim were inadequate open the ground the water being too heavy and the dist Auoe 700 feet connect with our North Workings considering the heavy nature of the reef too expensive maintain. W. H. Fishes mining manager. The balance Sheet for the half year showed the receipts have been �3744 14s 9d, including a Lotf a count �28079s 7d, tand Reserve fund account �6oo. The expenditure total corresponded with that of the receipts and included wages �l6bo 6s 2d, and Bank balance �66 7s by. Assets by capital called and uncalled �400 Plant �3316 10s 2d Stock and materials �200 Cash balance �6b 7s 81 total �3982 17s 10j. Liabilities nil. The reports and balance sheets were adopted and the retiring directors re elected. The retiring auditors were a appointed. Or s Ewart of Beaufort said he took exception on behalf of himself and others not present the. Action of the directors in running after a will Otho Wisp in the matter of going for a Quartz reef and abandoning the Allu vial he thought that Gross mismanagement had been displayed by the directors in this re Spect and the injudicious action had caused the waste of about look of the shareholders Money. The chairman and messes Baker Batten Bath and the mining manager spoke in favour of the action taken. A vote of thanks the chairman of posed the meeting. Sir Henry Loch company. An extraordinary meeting of the above com Pany was held yesterday at the Edinburgh Castle hotel. Or c. Seal chairman of directors occupied the chair and there was a quorum of Faro Honora pros but the following was the directors report the first meeting of the company was held on the both August last when directors were appointed and deed of association agreed . At their first meeting tenders were called for machinery and on the recommendation of or Peter Mathews the Engineer or Keist s tender was accepted for the sum of �725. Two new boilers purchased from or Laird fur �390, and new Fly wheel from or Brown for �32 10s. Plans and specification s were at once got out and tenders called for erection of same that of or Edmonds was accepted for the sum of �794. The erection was married out under Tho direct supervision of or Mathews the contract completed on Tho 17th instant and a More perfect Plant is not in Ballarat. Four Calls of 3d each have been made but not responded As expected the is fall being �23 2s 6d Short the 2nd, �l2l is the 3rd, �lb4 16s 3d and the fall is still being collected. A number of shares have been forfeited and bought in on behalf of the company and shareholders Are now asked authorise directors dispose of same. In con Quence of the Calls not being paid As anticipated arrangements have been made with Tho City of Melbourne Bank for a Small overdraft and you Are now called on authorise the directors mortgage the Plant by Bill of Sale or. Other Wise for a sum not exceeding �l5oo. Had the shareholders paid As the Calls became due this meeting would not have been required. This is a matter of great regret As a Small sum would Hare repaired the Shaft and enabled the company raise Stone from the 780 feet level which from reliable information Given by men who have worked in the Vicinity there is Bat Little doubt payable re sults would have followed. A. F. Smith manager. The assets of the company showed machinery and Plant �2250 Calls unpaid , on 8940 at 3d, ill 15s total �2361 15. Liabilities Keast �386 18s 9d Edmonds �104 Laird �195 m witty �4o 17s Lod Bank Over draft lbs i-3s 4d, totalling with smaller amounts �loo3 is 4d. Balance of assets Over liabilities �1358 6s by. The receipts amounted �1506 9s 7d, including balance �177 10s Lod and the expenditure �1506 9s 7d. The reports and. Balance Sheet were adopted. On the motion of Simmons seconded by or Richards it was resolved that the directors be authorised raise a sum of Money not exceed ing �l5oo, on mortgage of. The claim. It was further resolved that the forfeited Shires should be at the disposal of shareholders upon payment of the c ill for one month after which period the balance can be. Disposed of by the directors As they think fit. The minutes of the meeting having been read and confirmed the meeting closed with a vote o Thanka the chair. Saxon Consols Waterloo Flat. The half yearly general meeting was held on saturday at the Western station hotel Mair Street. There were 5610 shares represented and or a. Cant chairman of directors pre contract for the erection of Plant was let messes Heath Gurr mow and Marks of Weir Render being tie lowest viz., �897 or Merriu was Iasi pointed Engineer Procaro plans and superin tend the erection of same. On thursday last we visited the claim the inspect for ourselves How the work had been executed and Arel pleased inform you that both the Engineer and contractors have completed their work in a substantial and satisfactory manner and. You now have a Plant capable of working the mine efficiently with the exception of puddling machine which Cambe. Purchased and erected while the a Liucc is being sunk and driving for the Gutter proceeded with. O Wing the Christmas holidays being near at hand we Deer nod it advisable not Start sink ing until the new year As when once started it must the continued without stoppage As will be seen by the balance Sheet when contractors Are paid in nil and the company. Will have .their credit when the balance on december Call is paid the sum of. �261 8 91. With a few share holders the Calls have been promptly responded . You will require . Eisot. Three directors take the seats of messes Cochrane Callow and w Lson. The first named or Cochrane is the Only one eligible for. Re election. Andrew cant chairman James Gibbs manager. Mining managers report no mining has been carried on at the mine during the past six months. Towards the latter in d of july the machinery commenced be delivered on the ground,.arid the bricklayer. Got started build a the boilers. The whole of Tho machinery 29 Load consisting of pumping and winding engine two boilers 1 Ari Poppet legs also a set of lifts 13 Inch was delivered on St August. Since then the contractors have been engaged getting it erected and put tin position. On thursday tilth december steam was got up machinery started arid att worked smoothly and Well. The sink Reg of the Shaft will be. Resumed after the holidays Are Over so at the work Oan carried on without interruption. Jambs. Y. Allas mining manager the receipts for the half year totalled �1665 18s, Abd the expenditure �1252 2s 3d, leaving s credit .--balance., of �413"11a-6d. The general balance Sheet totalled �3lll ail d. Assets a claim. An Plant say ,�2ooo credit at Bank �413 los fid balance of. December Call unpaid �9o 7s 3d total �2503 18s 9d. Liabilities drawback on. Erection of Plant �242. 10s. Balance of assets Over liabilities �2261 8s 9d. The auditors certified tothe correctness and Good order of the books and account and the reports and balance sheets were adopted. Messes Coohrane. My Killay and Stordy were elected directors for v l2 months and the retiring Aidi 1 tors messes smart and Melhuish were re appointed for six months Royal Saxon Waterloo Flat. The half yearly meeting was held on saturday at the Western station hotel. Or j. Wilson occupied the chair and there were 6035 shares represented. Directors the. Profits from the mine for the past half year have not been so Large As was anticipated at your last meeting still we have been enabled declare dividends the amount of 2s 6d.-per-share, which is very satisfactory interest on the amount of capital called up. The tributary known As the serpentine did not prove so remunerative As the first prospects indicated but at the no. 1. Tributary we have had some Good ground and in the main. For jonathans Lead As we approached the Junction of the eaglehawk Lead the Wash spread out a great Width and the Quality was inferior what a expected find it. The main was dirt drive is now past the Junction and we Hope meet with Batter ground As this drive is extended up " the Gutter. The recommendation of the shareholders at the last special meeting Aeo ept Francis cleverly yes tender take the mine on tribute has been married into effect and up Date with Satis factory results both .thejtributor and the com Pany and we Hope the same Success May continue during the term of his tribute viz., file years As there is still a Large area of untried ground be prospected within the boundaries of your lease both in the deep ground and on the reefs. Messes Callow Cochrane and Wilson retire from the Board and. All bold the Neces sary. Qualifications for re election. John Wilson chairman James Gibbs manager. Mining managers report. The leading drive in then. 2 balance Shaft ha3 been extended a further distance of 400 feet making a Tal of 1220 feet from the balance Shaft. The ground passed through has been of a very poor Quality but i believe a change for the better May soon be expected As in the last few feet of driving several Quartz veins have been crossed thus showing that we Are coming into a different country. Wherever we Havo had quarts veins before there has always been payable ground in the. Vicinity it is intended still further sex tend this drive before crosscutting. At a Point 1020 feet from the balance Shaft a Branch drive was put in the South West a distance of 260 i feet going up what i suppose be the Eagle Hawk the whole of the ground passed through has been poor. This drive is now stopped. A piece of ground the South of jonathans drive has been blocked out 260 feet in length by an average Width of 60 feet. This ground has Given very fair yields Bat at. Present the run of Gold cannot be traced it having abruptly terminated against a Mullek Bank. The Block. Ipg. To the East of the balance Shaft was brought i Back -within.4o feet of the Shaft this 40 feet being left until the Western ground was proved. The reef drive towards serpentine was extended 200 feet and a Rise. Put. Up the Wash. The tributary o was then followed for 200 feet. And then prospected on the reef. Some of the ground passed through is payable and the. Tri Bentora Are How on the same. The reef level-toward3 no. 1 Tribu tary was farther extended 44 feet and a Rise put up 60 feet. A drive was then driven 4s feet when Good Gold was got. This tributary was then Folio Ved up 270 feet at which Point it be came poor the whole of this has nut the average Width being 26 feet. From this Rise an intermediate level was Putin 170 feet through very fair was and the drive is still going ahead the Best of the ground in no. 3 East haying been taken out it was decided suspend operations in the was dirt until a reef drive was extended prove the ground further ahead. When those was dirt faces were suspended a reduction took place in the staff of. Men employed and the works have since been confined working the tributaries and developing the Western end of Jonathan s Gutter. A reef drive is Nowin the course of constr motion Tho East of main Shaft for the purpose of getting up on the reef in the Vicinity of Tho 154 feet bore. On the 25th octo Ber your mine was let on tribute Francis cleverly who commenced on the november and since then has continued in full work. The whole of the machinery is in fair order but it is intended have an overhaul of the engine during the Christmas holidays. Jambs y. Allan a mining manager. The receipts for the half year including �6103 83 from the Sale of Gold amounted �6402 6s id. The expenditure inclusive of wages and contract �3009 ,13s Lod dividends �l5oo, and. Smaller amounts totalled �6186 17s 3d, leaving a credit balance of �215 8s Lod. The general balance Sheet totalled �57,135 13s lid. Assets claim and Plant say�6000 credit balance at Bank �215 8s Lod total �6215 8s Lod. Liabilities guarantee fund and sundry Aco Ounla by 14s 6d. Balanco. Of assets Over liabilities �6125,14s 4. The auditor reported Tho books and accounts Correct and in Good order. The reports and balance sheets were adopted. Messes Cochrane and Wilson were re elected directors forl2 months and messes smart and Melhuish auditors for six months. A vote of thanks the chair closed the meeting. Berry Consols extended company. The half yearly meeting of shareholders in the above company was held yesterday afternoon at the British hotel. Creswick. The chairman of directors or d. Luttot presiding. The directors report which was read by the manager j. J. Smith stated since last half yearly meeting Boring with the Diamond Drill has been continued and four holes have been bottomed with a View of testing the depth of ground and in the event of deciding sink another Shaft discover the Best site for the same. The resell of the Boring has been confirm your directors in their previously formed belief that the deep Chanuel of ground runs through the Centre of your claim the two deepest being about 435 feet altogether on Low ground. At the request of a number of shareholders a bore is now being put Down close the Shaft with a View of ascertaining the Quantity of Drift Likely be met with there. The question of sinking a fresh Shaft or trying the present one is still an undecided one and your directors Are inclined await the Success or otherwise of the. Madame Berry no. 2 Shaft. Any suggestions you May deem. It desirable make in reference this important subject will receive their careful consideration if again favoured with your Confidence. You will see by the balance Sheet that the government now pay part of the Cost of Boring. Your directors messes Luttot Mdell Tankard Williams and Moore All retire but offer themselves for re election As also your auditors messes Boyce Anil Martyr. D. Luttot chairman j. J Smith manager the balance Sheet showed the receipts for the half year be �2lol 13s 3d including �2bb 11s" lid Bank balance from previous half Yea the expenditure for the same term amounted �l2ll 2s 4d. The assets Are As follows in called capital �9250 unpaid Calls �27 12s 6d fixed dupes it �650 Bank balance,�64o 10s lid Plant Ami material too. Total. �20,568 3s so of contract entered .into,.�lo6 is wages we sundries about �3o. Total �136 a. The report and balance Sheet were adopted an the Ottie. ? those who have �3,10s Standard Starr or my �3109 Masher Snurr for Cash of please do up at Hock f a s. Does the. La , town Ana has. The. Largest Stock of tweeds select from. ,0, Schutze Standard House 1 .27, and 29 Sturt Street. Ballarat. A r or Kennedt s concentrated compound extract of Sarsaparilla in. Combination with did lion and Potash it acknowledged and certified by the medical profession As the Best and most pure Sarsaparilla. Warranted not contain anything of a deleterious order and prepared with purest and Best ingredients. All quart bottles 8s 63. J. J. Goller and cos agents. We believe that if every one would Usa hop bitter freely be it Tab less suck Ness and misery in the world and people Are fast finding this out whole families keeping Well at a trifling Oost by its use. We Adviss All try it. Bead Lovely climes there Are Lovely dimes nod places in which the evening zephyrs Are loaded with malaria and the Poison of fever and epidemics. I dwell there in health is impossible without a Supply of hop bitters at hand. These bitters impart an equalising strength the system and prevent the Acon mutation of deadly spores of contagion. Be sure and see. Malarial fever fevers constipation Torpi Dity of. The. Liver and kidneys general debility. Nervousness and. Neuralgia ailments , this great disease con. Queor hop bitters Jit repairs the ravages of the food into Rich blood and it gives new life and Vigour the aged and infirm. See. Chirani Ieva of Wolfe b schnapps especially those taking it medicinally should Purchase it Only by the bottled and thus genuine article As Here in fraudulent imitation in the Market. Large and email bottles Are of r taxable at every respectable hotel and wine and spirit Mere Nantes in the Colony. The name of m. Moss and cos. Is on the top Label of the yellow wrapper mlnlngelviaentis.,. Exhibition no i Quartz mining coat pan a no liability . At dividend the 13th of Oneis Belling and Nice Pence 1. 9d per share is Srebren made j payable at the office of the company australian and i european mining Chambers Sturt Street balls Arst on wednesday the 24th Day of december 1834. 1 John lecher manager.,. Ballarat 22nd december. 1884 a Llanberis Quartz mining company. Regia end notice.,v dividend the toot ii of one shrill of per share has been made pay Able at the Compaq yes office on wednesday the 24 h of dece tier l ib4. R r i -theo3. Williams manag r. Mining moorings Kwh Home Bush Consols Gold mining company 1 no liability Home Bush. Ordinary a half yearly meeting of shareholders in the above company will be held at the office of. The company 62 Little i in i Era Street West Meloon me on the stay 30th dec Emberl 1834 anti Oclock business general 1 a. W Spain manager forfeiture notices. Magdaly company no liability notice la hereby Given that All shares in \ the above company of which the 73rd Call of 6d per share due on 10thdecember ib3t, remains unpaid will be sold by pub id suction at .b Unicorn hotel Start Street b ill Arat on saturday 3rd january 1885, at 12 o clock Norm. Edwi we. Stephens manager. 2 Bath Street Ballarat 22ud december 1881. Evi l,. us Gold mining cult and no of ability Clunie All shares in arrears with 107th Call of 61 per share with be sold by Public auction at the mining Exchange. Ballarat of Stour Day the 10th Day of january 1885. At 12 noon. Is. Jessup Man loud hah tit Mouraa if no do acuity Al kingdom not Louis hereby Given that All shares in the above company tin which the 53rd cad of is per share due-on-10th december remains unpaid will be sold by Public auction at the Unicorn hotel. Spurt Street Balarat. On saturday 3rd january 1885, at 12 o clock noon r it did. Ami Stephens manager " 2bath Street Ballarat 22ndx l even bar Bibl Rishi lord of Rry Igor pan no liability .1 Kingston. Notice Sharks on which the am Embet Gail of is p Remaina on Ald will be a stated and sold a thong f Uither notice after wed Leaday next 24th instant. . Stephens manager. Gath Street Ballarat Godi Depe Moet. 1884. Fig Var Parker s muted company no a x Loshark holders Aii Sharks in arrear wit the 21lt december Cali of sixpence per share s become forfeited alter wednesday 24thinstant. To. Charles Wilson Kay Cager Eldon Chambers hotel air it Olfee palaces a v but j Ona ining rooms Lydiath Street v i ,.a l j o n a s invites theod bold of Ballarat and surrounding Dix i j them Stantlay i a a � k w and d in i. Of n s ins v or 4 up lie a i b k s. The sleeping accommodation j a r -. Challenges Ballarat and the Autra Lian colonies equal for Price ventilation. Anti Comfort ? combined. I come one gome All j n o of a Rel f 6b ih.8pb0tion. Bingle Beds one shilling. 1 Salb. As Foo Hen s grand hotel Imperial coffees tavern j Ltd land 1 s treet bal lab at one minute s hallway station general. Post office beaks and Public buildings. This establishment Wuh its late additions add improvements now Complete. Is the largest must comfortable and Best appointed in Australia. The Uhar gab Are of the most moderate chars Ter and s. Cohen the proprietor at an outlay of has succeeded in making Home which for com fort convenience and Courtesy will be found Walhout unequal in the Southern hemisphere. This Superb edifice is conspicuous travellers coming from All directions.200 single bedrooms. Suites of booms for families. Commercial booms. Parlours private and Public. Hot cold plunge and Shower Baths always available. The cuisine supervised by the proprietor Prince of caterers will be found varied and appetising. Cohens splendid dining booms Are centrally situated. Cohen s famous terse course dinners fid i 1 Cohen s single bedrooms is Cohen s unsurpassed Board and lodging per week 13s fid. Toa discriminating Public have decided that Cohens Beds. Meals and accommodation generally Abe the Best obtainable and the wonder and admiration of. The australian colonies. Cohens motto is Excelsior. Advance Ballarat. Porter in attendance on late trains. Travellers called and breakfast ready for Doorn Eyers. By Early brokers r a he Tweed Wool company limited / with which is incorporated Guthrie and company Wool merchants. Wool tallow hides skins and All station produce purchased. Orders Fob Woolpack will have prompt attention. J Wattle bark bought. Office and Wool warehouse Lydiard Street Ballarat Wool scouring Fellmon Gery san Tannery works breakwater Baryon River Geelong. W 0,0 l. Wool. Wool the australasian mortgage and Agency company limited Melbourne have appointed is receive Wool and produce for them in the Ballarat District and consign them which we do free of charge. _ Melbourne is the Best Wool Market in the Colony and the charges of the above company Are the lowest current for further particulars apply the under signed who have Woolpack for Sala at lowest ratu3. Money. Money Money Trust Money lend on land at lowest Bates of interest. Advances made on any satisfactory Security. Flour flour flour. Several Choice brands r from up Conn try, which we Are agents. Fabm3 and grazing properties for Sale. A. Vaughan and coi commission Agentis _ Market Square. Ballarat. Coal. Cos a. Coax c. 0 l. To manufacturers mining managers. I 1 do us sub and rious holders i Wal Howard Smith and sons r y. Limited. Import 250,000 tons of Coal annually the. Above r company Are. The largest pm j porters of Coal in the australian Colo Nies and bring three fourths of the will in Kwh i a. A australian agr cultural company is Coal which is Shiro danced into Victoria. 1 r the. Commissioners of Tea government railways having substantially reduced Che land freight on goal on Penny per ton per mile a Large and Perma must result in its consumption in the. Country districts. I the above company Are How prepared Supply the Best a. A. Coal talons of five i Sand upwards at lowest first hand prices delivered into trucks at Spencer Street station direct from the Steamer s Side thereby avoiding breakage by frequent handling. I special advantages Abe afforded dealers. Asa proof of the Superior Quality of the Coal sup r plied by the company its advantages Over Wood As a fuel letter bears conclusive testimony v copy the Baudot hop and Albion Consols a nol Labloty 1 v. Ballarat. June ,28tb, Abbt. Messes we Howard Smith and sons limited. Gentle Man in reply your enquiry of the 25th inst As the remit of recent trials of Coal and Wood in the company is furnaces i May state we have found one ton of your Coal equal five tons of firewood taking Wood at ofis fid including stacking charges leaves a favour of Coal at present signed r. Manager. Smith and sons. Limited offices Market Street Melbourne Lydiard Street and at Moor Abool Street. Geelong. I Maou nory. U. \ Corbett and co v. Have on Salk i. hire. With bight of Purchase All Renu going towards Purchase Money. Tuning Mao Hinsby of every description i newells steel wire ropes portable engines. L i sawing machinery agent Fob Apollo Candle. Company. Limited b Alla Bat i and at 15 Queen beet. Melbourne 0 a he n h i c pm v no inked Iron and Bra 3 s foun d s r. Botlrlckerie., u ii i or f o u n and e Dnn Hond tree Bau Antl new and second haad machinery Andall kind of material and Ibon Monsky m portable engine for Bale impaction in Vlad 0 a u Tion. Pc beware the1 beware of a Cdr i Andi j tip hold truth honour i. And a. I the foundation i Stewart a spit would wide 808 Welch has stood and will stand As Rock when Tbs profit vindictiveness and jealous Are in Alienn Almous voice of the j. Verdict of the world has St want Dawson eng Irish r.ltiver.-10 bet Hebest Byj i a Reward .7. Will be paid Stewart Dawson watch Fanu fax ban Lagh place. Live any aim of either watch Mann dealer sin the colonies or in the can produce the same amount. Of. And unsolicited testimonials from proof of Thor watches Stewart. Dawson no tick. N this Challenge is open the Whol let those who have a reputation s d. And , or for even the Gigantic operations of Ste i and from pole ago they threw open the portals of 1 the general Public and have sea the profits of the merchant la dealer. This great work has not out feeling the truth of that i sneer of the protectionist the Jeal the calumny of the Vico a the i 1 exposed have flown like a turgid Onward path still they pressed front and now they have their re Ful Public who daily show the Dawson and co they have fou Piodo of their rights 1 an bight Guin gents English Silver i v. Pov �3l7s fid. The finest Quality Money can in England. Send for one of these m an a weeks free trial and beware worthless foreign makes a ten Guise English Silver Hunt for �1 is sd., part excellence jewelled in c with any add retail at 10 guineas eucled be Trade jealousy. " a �l2 10s English keyless Silver h for Solol. Air tight Dost tight and Damp Lence and efficiency combined. Value 1 can Only be sold by the i remember 11 a weeks trial allow invited. A �l2 12s. English Silver Hunting for of 15. Each watch a Model of. Perfect movement fall it Olio in rabies compensated balance Decimal i and outsides each timed Toi tons go exactly the same in e or cold. R full retail value Fob a fifteen Guinea eng Paragon Chroni fire Olio. Piast As the introduction of it ionised Tho industries of the Woi perfection of this watch Marks i the science and Art of watch Maki watch with any sold at Twenty go a �7 10s ladies English Silver h for �3 its of. Every watch a work 0 shape Chaste in design of Sterling ship watches that with fair Usi time. Half colonial pric a �1 Hunting Defiance Sil for a los ladies and gents. Radii most wonderful Raine. All Ste dome stud and mov 8 holes each guaranteed a splendid Crystal front ditto englis h Gold Levels English i ladies and Gen the Best and also the Johb Varar a Dejard v prom of pianist and ,phqfk3bqb. Will weekly Foi giving Lemons n Termi. Pun fort one hour s le3on w per Quarter unto do. Fin Lihung Leonir weekly six Goineau hinging is Man biter lesion a v Harmony counter Lent and of arrangement. The first Quarter will commence r l in in january. 188 s. Intending pupils Are requests. bbb hib3chbdeg, or Date of the Conterra pianoforte singing. Communications. Addressed my Sec warehouse 139 Sturt Street Trade add ret Baix Abai hardware merchants and general Irot Armstrong Street North. Carlli and Figgis Arch surveyors. Chamber of come denirr.a., and co wheels Smiths 119 Mair Street n Market. Lonie Dingle and 001 brass founders. Sc., hums s Oates a wholesale tin Sac so and s3 Victoria Street Street Ironmonger a. Ison kerch importer of English a Continental Haft v on s ale at lowest Oai v j i a Well selected stoc furnishing Ironmongery builders Ironmongery. j blacksmiths i j i. Mining 3 x i Iron a Fine assortment by Lincol Jeffries and othe a Good and Holce sol. V English american i electroplated new patterns and splendid de family use. Presentations or i inspection inv 1 Bridge s Ballarat f i a e . -and.,Van trom the above Well known Starlic this season near Leal i terms. Firefly Van Tromp for Pedigree and particulars an. I. Lib pub h a s u. J 1 c a or i imported by Canute out of i May 1880 for performances Beeco irow will stand this season at c. Al Yards Ballarat. Price 10 guineas fora limited for terms and particulars apply and. The pub bred old ski w r e Stuj will stand at or Jas. Cromble a Hill serve mares for. The seas the surrounding districts,.viz., m Gerle Bunin Bug Green Hill and wrestler is a Beautiful Darl Black Points rising seven years of High with immense Fiat Bone an Superior action perfectly sound an and he has proved himself be foal getters that Ever travelled. The having travelled for the past four 2 Beati y wrestler is by Young wrestler imported by 8. Earmor Doun out of Topsy an imported of a great Many first prizes in Ade by major imported by mrm Dou dam by Prince Charlie imported Mooney Ponds out of a grand imported Young wrestler is the Many first and second prizes e Smeaton agricultural societies so web Tiik was bred by Jaa. Hardie a Hill out of his it and a Charlie term mares led the Hon grass 10s extra. 10s be Pak of service or at the end of the sea when mares Brove in foal. Groom paid at time of service. A Good and every care taken Bat no resp commences is october and ends or George Crom St september 1834. To stand this season at Testate Glendower the pm stallion b ene a c 1 Benefactor is by Prince of by Cromwell Imp grand dam is a dark dapple Bay with by 164 hands High on Short legs i Well covered with muscle and his be one of the Best sires in the c each Mare. Also the pure Cleveland c British Gen bred by j. Horwood ebvj., of and is by Duke of Cleveland in governess by governor Imp but. Is a dark dapple Bay with Bla 16 hands 2 inches High with Zimmei carries & High head Well set Ona and is otherwise mares will be taken this horse As Benefactor. R also the handsome and stylish � a r w a f. W a. R Hong Pentti sea a at Mae a Mai blk Granite and Stoi monumental Sculp v " impobtbb3, office and show i cobweb of Lydiard and l. J works opposite tha old Crete. Memorials in Marble i Stone. Monuments headstones crosses Tomb mailings in wrought and Ca Kerbing or grave enclosures engravings executed in an Atli in Gold Lead or composite md., and 8., would draw spec i v. Stock of i monuments 1 Hava just opened a show Boom pieces Marble fenders. Grates newest designs and most approve inspection respectful country orders. Carefully and p d innefobd3 d inn food s fluid ,1.-. The for am inner bus fluid for heartburn and Indi for sour erect actions am the physicians cure or by Kumatis Goat and or inner Odds fluid safest and most g infants children d. The sickness o druggists and Morel juju b e . Holloway is oin Universal Patr Lau sufferer from Genera. O heart and follow in the Wake o Cribe their restoration of health ways Vikt mint add Pill the Muscles or joints gouty i Tores cramp and spasmodic the employment of these Noble x All kinds of wounds ulcers sore inflammations Are quickly con i Tion Holloway s ointment and throughout the habitable Globe afflicted person give them a pairing of Relief or abandoning h bronchitis diphtheria. Coughs and c this ointment will cure when have failed. It is a Sovereign Ren ments of the Throat and Chest wheezing will be promptly Remc the bad legs bad brea3ts. \ sores and ulc it is surprising How quickly a s. Deprives the body of strength Ai duties of use and it is no less \ the effect of Holloway s Healing used according the printed dire by appropriate doses of the pills. Gout and Rokui will be cured with the greater quantities of the ointment be w afflicted parts. This treatment m followed for some time and Dull Ful doses of Holloway s pills soothing remedies demand the a persons liable rhe Matian other painful affections vol Tho Points. Piles fistulas and or. Ing3. This incomparable ointment ended All suffering from o dropsy. " the worst cases will Lively Short space of time when gently rubbed into the parts Affe maladies Tho pills should be take and regulate its circulation. Both the ointment and. Pills she following Coni Plain bad legs bad breasts Burn. Bunions chilblains. Chapped hands joints corns soft. Fistulas out glandular swellings Lumbago the ointment and pills Are sol i Low a s establishment 78 new also by nearly every respectable throughout the civilised world is lid 2s of 4s 6d, 11s, 225, and i Bach pot and Box of the Gen the. British government Starn Holloway s pills and ointment thereon. On the. Label is the. Address 78 London where alone they Are att 1 car beware of All com hour Waess pills of we tax a new Yore i j. Polli3 Chlorou the original and on advice you w refreshing sleep free from Hadac and anguish Calm Andaas Agi of protracted disease invigorate and regulate the circulating system will provide yourself with that a covered by or j. Collis Browne staff which lie gave the name and which is admitted by the j most wonderful and valuable Rem chlo Rodyne is the Best coughs consumption bronchitis Chlorou Ink acts like a Cha is the Only specific in cholera am Cut epilepsy hysteria palpitation Chloro Dynes the Only pal rheumatism gout cancer toe a. From vines and cos. Pharm piloted and pull lied for the proprietary and Goas. By Edvard Gross a Toft 27ie Ballarat Star . 20 Sturt. , Sitf ols us Ballarat coursing club. The annual meeting of the above club was held on saturday at Craig s hotel. There were present messes . Sifre chair Man Kelsall Shields Fraser Clarke Shykes Sand Cadden self teary i Tai. Report for the 1 past Bra on was As follows the Pat sea a Aon Baa not realised the expectations of your committee either As the number of entries received for the takes Noraa the Atten dance of the Public at the various meetings nevertheless we have been enabled Prei sent a fair balance Sheet. We regret have record the Lesa by death of three very prominent members of the club or r. Lewie Hon. Treasurer or a. , and. Or a Watson. There have been Biz meetings held Dor , which Bav proved be beyond the requirements of local coursers we have pleasure in stating that has been an undoubted Success the trial for dogs being of a highly satisfactory nature and there has been an abundance of game. The club is greatly indebted the Hon sir we Clarke,.bart. And handsome donations of the Dowling. Forest land the Champion. Plates tour desire appreciation of. Die continued assistance they have received from sir s. Wilson through his agent or , and or m Cook the manager of the e ii Douce estate. The club Are under considerable obligation colonel Smith and messes Bell and Uren m , for their exertions Iff connection with the do act introduced by. The government during the past parliamentary the former is in a Groat measure due. The credit of prevent ing the measure being passed in such a form As would have almost destroyed the sport of Public coursing and the thanks of and the coursing clubs of the Colony Are due him for the stand which be took with reference the Bill. During or r dal Gladah. Resigned. Bis position a caretaker of the Plumpton and or h. Ellis was appointed . The vacancy. Or Crichton has in it is not his intention act ii Gaiu As judge. Y6ur committee have had in consideration the desirability of securing a site or anew plump. Ton near Ballarat and. Enquiries Are being made respecting the ground. We desire place upon record our. Appreciation of the manner in which the officers of the club have discharged their duties. The balance sheets submitted will show the financial position of the club eight Ambera of committee at this meeting stud an equal number will re quire. To be elected in their Stead. He. L. Swiftb John shiels. The. General balance Sheet for the year showed receipts �1136 of lid including debit balance at Bank �4 12s 4d. The 1 expenditure for thes me period amounted �1136 of lid including prize Money �695 10s the plump ton account showed receipts at �67 15a 6d, and the expenditure the shameless credit j balance in. Bahk�6o 3s. The auditors Cert. Ifield Tea correctness of the Hooka and accounts the motion of or Clarke a vote of passed the retiring members of the committee. Messes , Bath Walsall Bra Shor Talbot and Gore were re elected and or Lombard was also added the number. A vote of thanks waa passed the Hon. Auditors messes Axford and Mora who were made Hon members of the club. The meeting closed with a vote of thanks -the.chair. . Meetings. Creswick Branch. The usual fortnightly meeting of the com Mittee of the Mineral association was held on saturday night in the Ristori Hall Allendale. There were present the vice president or a. A. Hunter in the chair and messes Burk Robinson Ritchie Booth weath i Lac Brien Toole and the Secretary or w. G. Spence. A apology was received on behalf o the president a letter was read rom the manager of. The new a Aland Accident Asib citation offering Issue a policy of insurance covering the. Whole of the members of the Branch at the following rates amount for total. Partial payable disable disable , at death Menc. Moot. Loo �5o �25 21 per week. �2oo Loo �5o 41 do �3oo �l5o �75 5d do �4oo. �2oo Loo 6d do. Tee letter was. Received and referred the half yearly general meeting be held in january nest. Secretary Post the scale submitted at each mine or information of Mem report of business done at the meeting of the executive Council was received from Secre tary . Reports from the Secretary Ballarat Branch on members on the funds. From president of his visit Duy Leeford and from vice president of the meeting of executive Council was rend and received. The presidents report spoke highly of the reception accorded him at Day Lea Ford and the Secretary was instructed convey the thanks of the committee the Daylesford Branch for their kindly treatment of the visitors. The question of assisting the i bookmakers locked out in Melbourne and Ballarat was discussed Rind owing the by Laws preventing committee from making a Levy it was resolved that lists be sent each claim and members or queried contribute each pay Day during the Continua no of lock 7 out. The Secretary was instructed convey the Huu. A. B Chardson a the thanks of the committee for. His. Having secured the appointment of the president of the Branch As one of the trustees of the Vic Torian miners belief fund �5 was voted . A widow from the incidental fund. Accounts amounting �69 5 were passed for pay ment including �53 ios Accident pay

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