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EPITOME OF NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — The Mining Record and Grenfell General Advertiser — 22 February 1868
ElMTOMiS 01? NEWS. Kiamdui^A. Correspondent oftho Gunda* gai Times writes :-*I'erbaps you havo uoticed a rrceut report of the Kiandra correspondent oftheMauaro 'Mercury,' Such rrporta aro apt to mislead and iojure those at a distance, Man), seeing such glowing accouuta, would naturally conceive that JU&adra ia flourishing, whereas tho reverse ia tho case. Mouoy was never acarcer, aa all business men well know( and were fifty men to come here looking for work I question if one would eucceed in getting employed. Many good men havo in fact passed through our township cursing the false reports that induced them to Ttait *his locality. The reefs are in about tho eame position as when I last wrote ; only prospectors' olaims are doing auy good. The crushing machine has at length arrived. Ur. Boston fron Adelong is busy erecting it( and I trust it will be ready to go on active duty in a couple of months. I beliore about 200 miners' rights have been issued (includ* iog thoae taken by...
GRENFELL MINING REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — The Mining Record and Grenfell General Advertiser — 22 February 1868
GRli.N'FKLL MINING REl'ORT. During tho week every macbiue iu Ihe dis* triet has been steadily at work.uiid geuerally un stouo varying in its yield from what is culled ' payablo' to something very much better— Iho exceptions being somo two or threo claims, which have failed to produce uiueh moro thau sulllcient to pay for crusu ? ing and carting. ' There appears to be a roasooablo probabil ity that a revival will shortly bo wituesied iu tho district in the way of alluvial mining] a . parly of Italians, who havo beeu for somo . titnoslnkiug about ono uiilo and a half from tiie town ou the Cowra road, having just met with very promising iudicatioui ofu golden bottom nt n depth of 70 feet; and another prospecting party betweon Grim felt and the Sevrn-inilo being also sanguine of tho ground iu which they tiro sinking being ' right.' At tho Si-rcn-mile, sinco water has been plentiful, a great number of claims have been constantly worked, aud we understand that in very few cases less than ...
CALENDAR FOR FEBRUARY. [Newspaper Article] — The Mining Record and Grenfell General Advertiser — 22 February 1868
CALENDAR FOB FEBRUARY. | Mbuobutdi or tot ®wc' -H mo'h- [1812 II. u. H. it. 1 fl, Kelson, N, 55., founded, 5 25 7 3 a 8- Moon's 1st qr,4 S0a.ir. 5 25 7 2 3 M. Ynai Qu*rtor8eeeione 5 27 7 1 4 T. 528 7 V 5 W. rasa District Court 5 20 6 59 tf Th. 0 30 G 53 7 F. Full Moon, T'iSo.ia. 5 31 C 57 » 8. 5 32 C 5fi tf 3- Sbwcaqbsiua 5 33 C 55 j 10 M. Hurrowa District Courl 5 31 6 54 11 T. Publicans' licens. meet. 5 35 6 53 12 \Y. Young District Court 5 31} C 52 13 Th. 5 37 6 51 j 11 F. 3t. Valentin i 5 38 6 50 15 8. Moon's lit qr, 7.21 p.m 5 30 G 49 16 s. 3kxaob0IH4 5 40 6 48 17 M 5 41 G 47 18 '1'. 5 12 G 46 19 W. 5 43 G 45 JO 'Hi. C -tli 6 41 3L P. 5 45 0 13 33 8. 5 4ft 6 42 23 8. QtWKiUAUBBlftU 5 47 0 41 24 U. New WOOD, 0'25 a.m. 5 47 6 40 25 T. 5 48 G 98 36 W. 5 42 6 37 27 l'h. 5 50 G 3G 39 F. S 51 0^5 39 S. 5 52 G at -
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Mining Record and Grenfell General Advertiser — 22 February 1868
TEE 1 'MINING RECORD,' ''emu' cltEEK 'miner,' IS published ut Iho Office, off George-street, Grcufcll, curly overy Saturdoy morning. It U tho only paper printed in the important and rising district of Emu Creek, lias an ox* Tc-iisiro aud increasing circulation on the Emu Crcuk Gold-l'ields ; at Young, Forbes, Car* .rjar, Cuwro, ilia Bland, and other settled localities! amount the iquattrra and 'imall ?ettlcra of the Lachlon and surrounding dis t riets ; and throughout tlio colony generally. TERMS ScBScntPTio*.— Six shillings per quarter, pavuble in advance; or, if posted, soven shillings nntl sixpence. Subscribers will be reeeived at any time, and charged from tho , period at which they commence. Avvkmitisixo. — Advertisements aro charged for at the following rates:— For the Jirat inch (or less) of space, 4s. } for each ruccccilmg inch, 2s. A discount of 33 per, cent allowed for the eccond insertion, and 1 ',0 per cent, on tho eccond and third if for three insertion?. A still furthe...
RATES OF POSTAGE TOWN LETTERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Mining Record and Grenfell General Advertiser — 22 February 1868
RATES OF POSTAOE Town Lbttbkb. Koi rireddinn half an ounce... .;. ... Id Not maiding one ounce, but exceeding half un ounce ? 2d ffor every additional half-ounce, or less Id OoCMKY LBTT8BI. for delivery in uny part of the colony ak which tho letters are posted :— Sot exceeding half un ounce ? 2d. Vot exceeding onu ounce, but exceeding half an ouuett ? ? 4d tor every additional half-ounce, or less 2d Lktxsb® to Ann vbou tub Uhitid Kikodou. (tixcept in special eaaea.) Via Southampton. Marseilles. .. d. a. d. Vot exceeding ft os. 0 6 0 10 Exceeding t «-»., but cot exceeding 1 os. 1 0 18 ' Ixceodiiig 1 us., but not exceeding 2 oa. 2 0 8 4 Every additional us , orfraction of anox. 0 18 L*ttbbb to British Colokibb axd Fobb:9b ('OCNTU1I9, Vot exceeding t ox.,6d. i exceediig | ox., but not exceeding 1 ox., la. ; for every addl tional i os., or fraction of | os., 6d. ; exn eepl to the Mauritius, India, Ac., and In fecial cases, for which see monthly Postal I Uoffsr OeoBita. Money orders maj ...
POST-OFFICE TIME-TABLE. ARRIVAL AND DISPATCH OF MAILS ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Mining Record and Grenfell General Advertiser — 22 February 1868
POST-OFFICE TIME-TABLE. ARRIVAL AND DISPATCH OF MAILS Ifrom Sydney.— Monday, Wednesday, and Friduy, at 7 30 p.m. Prom Forbes uud Sydney.— Monday and Thursday at 0 u.in. tfroui Vouu^ ho J Sydney.— Tuoidsy and Friday at 9 vip. . 1\- Sydney.— Tuerday, Thursday, and Sun* day. at 4 n.m. Tu Forbes.—' Tuesday and Friday at 0 a.m. Vit Young.— Monday and Thursday, at 0 N.H.— Office hour* from 9 a.m. to G p.tn.- : Mil from 3 to 6 p.m. . Ou Sundaye, from 10 a.w. till 11a.m. Money Orders issuod from 0 a.m. to 0 p.m lundays excepted. Enoli mail ulosea half-an*bour beforo the advertised titn* of despatch— except that of Sydney, which closes at 10 o'clock the night
GRENFELL CASKS AT THE BATHURST QUARTER SESSIONS. [Newspaper Article] — The Mining Record and Grenfell General Advertiser — 22 February 1868
ORENFRLLOASK3 AT THE BATHUB3P QUARTER SESSIONS. Bridget Smith anil Mury Mt-Luchlan were charged with stealing a watch, locket, ant) various other articles of tho value of £30, the property of Mary Ann Gellttt. l'rieouera pleaded -not guilty, and ttefo ; defended by Mr. Shorter. Detective McGlone, Mary Ann Gilletl,and Catherine Dalton gave cvideuce fur the pro* ' Prisouers were found guilty of receiving, and were sentenced la three ^months in Bathurst gaol. James Peters, for attempting to compound a felony by offering money to the prosecutrix in the above caso not to appear against tbo prisoners Smith aud Mi-Lavhlau, was ssu* teneedto ouo month iu' Bathurtt uaol. Henry Norton was charged with stealing, at GrenfeU, on the 23rd November last, u horio the property ofJttme# Hewitt. Prisoner explained tho iininner in which he camo possessed of the horse to tlio satis* faction of tbo jury, who brought iu a'verdist of not guilty. Prisoner whs therefore dWhurged. James Rankeii charged with o...
LOCAL NEWS. THE MARY RIVER GOLD-FIELDS. [Newspaper Article] — The Mining Record and Grenfell General Advertiser — 22 February 1868
I LOCAL NEWS. I ! THE MAHY RIVER OOJ.P.b'lELDS. '/he newe recently received from the Mavy River having caused great excitement, xad farther information being eagerly sought for hy the public, we are innnced to publish the following extracts from letters^ 'received in town during tbe week, a portion of which whs printed in tho shopo of a slip, aud cir* culnted on Tuesday Inet. Tho letter from Mr. Murray, dated the Sth instant was only delivered on Monday even* ing, and, therefore contains the very latest ue*p, except hy telograph. Th* writer is well-known ns a practical intelligent miner to a preut number of persons in tl'is town, aud at Lambing Flat, and his statement!, as fur at they go, may be de* pendodon. Under date, Uympio Creek, 1st February, he writes : — Thero has been a spurt here, called lbs One-nulo Creek, which has been A1 for the prospectors ond one cluitn on each aide, but nothing good bus been struck elsenhere. The prospectors got about -100 ounces, 1 think, offtho bo...
GRENFELL POLICE COURT. MONDAY, FEBRUARY 17. (Before the Polcie Magistrate.) DRUNK. [Newspaper Article] — The Mining Record and Grenfell General Advertiser — 22 February 1868
GRENFELL POLICE COURT. MONDAY, FKUUUAUY 17. (Beforo tho Polico Magistrate.) Alfred McDonald, chatged with being drunk aud disorderly at the ' Caledonian and New Vork Hotel' on tho night or Saturday last, pleaded guilty, and was Quod 10s. HUOBSXUIQ ABOUHOMfl. Louis Burgers was brought up on a war* rant, charged with this offence. Defendant was abseut at Murrumburroh ? ? when tho summons was serrod. . Dismissed. MAtNTBSASCB. * , ' .Louis Burgers was charged with ditobe* dieuce of a order of tho Bench, for the pay went of 25*. per week for tho muhilcnunco if his wife. Sub. inspector Sanderson deposed that de fendant had neglected to pjy the suid weekly sum from 1ho 1-lth October last to tho 8th March, and that tho amount duo ut tho latter date wus L'10. . Tho Bench made un ordor for the imme diate payment of £10, und tis-UJ costs, or impritoniueut until tho amouut wus pat J. Tbo amount wus subsequently paid.
COURT OF REQUESTS. THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 20. (Before the Police Magistrate). [Newspaper Article] — The Mining Record and Grenfell General Advertiser — 22 February 1868
COURT OP REQUESTS. Tjiohsdat, Fubuoaut 20. (Before the Police Magistrate). Jocksou v. Kifig.— Summons tibt served. Elisabeth Brady v. M. A. Gallott.— No appearance.— Dismissed. J. M. Eioauuel v. Tbotnis D-ois and J. Beatty.— Claim £3 IS* lOd, balance of an account of £23 18i 10J, for iwi/'b sold and delivered.— no appearance of uaomliuls.— Verdict for p1alntiffamlco»ts. George Johnson v. James A.P.rker.— £t0. —No apjsearunce. Sumo v. George Potts.— Suomo«» coi served. William MelUtt v. George Suith.— Claiai ' £10, for property illrenlly detained— \TP Wbclao for plaintiff; irr, Ryull for defen dant.— Plaintiff depjied that lio wa» a laborer uud that bis wifo was addicted to drink, and hud beou drinking heavily tiai-r Chriitmn. last. On Suud»y night he went to his 'catun' whero ho found bl« wife h- 4 state of semi, intoxication, with sjvoml tu.-u in romp^nr whereupon ho left tho 'festive partv' nnd ?rat., J''* i'-tj th. lu,h, »h.reh. remained .11 nblit. Whwi ]ef[ .. ' ' cuiup,' 1,. no...
VICTORIAN TURF GOSSIP. [Newspaper Article] — The Mining Record and Grenfell General Advertiser — 22 February 1868
Vicroauy Tob- Goiiif. On Tuesday thero was a numerous attend ance at Messrs. M'JTensie aud Bigg's llorse Bazaar,, on the occasion of Mr. Tattersall submitting the late importatione of thorough* j bred borsea to auction. Horror waa the only horse dispoaed of, at £550, to Messrs Menaiea and Co., Kyueton. Caliban and the two rnaroa were brought in, there bring no bid for any of them at all equivaleut to their valae. The bardie roee-horse Laurel was afterwards disposed of for £43, and Satellite failed to find a parchaivr. By the Derivent steamer, which left the wharf on Saturday, Mr. De Meslre and hia horse Tim Whifflcr, which was looktug bleuming, were passengers for Launceston. I also observed Mr. Bagot, secretary of the V.R.C., and several other sporting gentle* men, bent for a holiday over the water pre vious to the Champion Meeting. Mr. De Mcstro is quite right in tuking advautago of the line weather to get his horso across tho straits,' and his giving Tim a few gallops over the co...
TURF TALK. [Newspaper Article] — The Mining Record and Grenfell General Advertiser — 22 February 1868
TURF TALK. Turf affnirs havo hecn as quiet as possible this week, iu tho absonce of any actual doings. The most interesting event to-day is tho llomebuth Programme which ia eo well ar ranged as to put forth very stroug claims to suppurt. There has net, of lato, been a great amount of speculation on future events ; backers of horses not being disposed to opcruto exton. sivcly uutil tho great Launceston Rioo shall have made moroappirent tlio relative merits ofTim, Fireworks, and the Bjrb, which trio of courso occupy the greatest shard of ntten* tion for iho Sydney Cup. Wheu we get the news from TuimauU, (lure will be more j The Mmbrrs of the Military and Chill Cricket Club liuto e«ntout a very excellent j programme of six events for Saturday, Murch i 14;L| to ((ivu tho lloyal Viiitor an oppor. I tuiuty of eyeing another d«y's racing at lisn. | wirk beforo he Suully leaves the Australian ehurc*. The races aro well chosen to bring good fields to the post; and we can only say that the M....
THE STORY-TELLER. A NIGHT A FIRST-CLASS RAILWAY CARRIAGE. [Newspaper Article] — The Mining Record and Grenfell General Advertiser — 22 February 1868
'tub STORY-TELLER. A NIGHT IN A Fl RST-CLASS BAI LWAY CARRIAGE. A good many years ago I was travelling with my husband to Italy. It. was our we-l- ttng tour. Sinco then ft good many things kavo chnngod. As 1 look in the gliss it may kd that my f.ica Ins not so much color ns it h-td tlit-u; but tho memory of that journey remain* as fresh as if wo had only set out yesterday. I went tho samo route tho othor ?ay, and I tried bard to kinufe tho embers of xiy lott eiitliu»iajin, but. might us well hopo to chunge my steady sober self into tho happy Kugbing girl of twenty years ago. It was, as 1 said before, our wedding tour, and wo had loitered to long and so pleasantly on tho way that, although it wa»j«ufum.'r wheu wo started, winter was fast closing iu before wj could mako our minds to quit Paris aud fallow out *ur original plnu of wintering in Italy. An uncle of my husband's was living at Mar lallet, and thut was to bo our S.-st resting placo. It w.is Christmas ere before our last purch...
ORIGINAL POETRY. ON MY SICK CHILD. [Newspaper Article] — The Mining Record and Grenfell General Advertiser — 22 February 1868
ORIGINAL POETRY. - ON MY SICK CHILD. fkCprosnD to hh at thb point ot; uritu.) Br W. JIamii.tox Ubxdersox. ? - Her liulo hands aro flutl ring now, And bright hor feehlo eye j U'Jw hrclic flush. is on hor check — Oil I can an angel die ? Tii hot ton del;*, and nine long nights, Since she began to fade— The spotless lily struck by blight, Is uronptng in (lio glade. Her llttlu hands are flutt'ring now; Oh baby, smile nn mo I— Ouo little smile, ono lingering look, And I will dio for then! I know not if 'tis summer now, 1 know not if 'tis spring, For if tho birds sing on tho trees I do not hear them sing! And if sweet flower* bcdeck tho finlds, Their bloom 1 cannot s?o j I'm thinking of my withered flower j Karth holds no moro for mo. * Canimblo hills in shadows rise, Cdiiimbla hearts nre hard ; X round 1 mark no weeping eves, J hour no kind!/ woid. Her little hands aro flufl'ring etill — OJi, Ood J that plain lire crv t« liko tho Ancient's fabled rill, Whose flow is ugony ! '.Tt* mine, '...
CORRESPONDENCE. BLAND. [Newspaper Article] — The Mining Record and Grenfell General Advertiser — 22 February 1868
CUItJtESPDNDBWCifi. BLAND. (»B0U 00* OWB OOUB18PO5J)BSr0 I Ab Aocoufliiubo Villi ab.—Ou Mon day evening, as Mr. John M'Gregor, of Morangarcll. was ridiug through thu paddock be discovered a fire witbiu tho rails, about twenty yards from the fouoe. About au aero of grass bad beeu karned. but. aaititf ta tl-A dinciwn the wind bud blowu, the fenoiug, for Ibis time at least, has been saved. It had eriJeutly been kiudled tbe day previous, that being the ijbUih, tho villiaus ohoosing the Lord's day to compass their base de* signs as the most likely timo to avoid deteo* tion. It was fortunute, indeed, that the wind was contrary, fjr, luJ it blonn iu a westerly direction, fifteen mile* of nouly-ercutud fenc ing would hare beon destroyed. But what polieo-foreo can gutml against tho incendiary? It wus no iMiup.iiee, water uot being nearer Ihuu threo miles. a.v Uatlhaiam' Rs.NCO.trus.— As Mr. John M'Urt'goe wus riding through his father's run on Tuesday lait ho obierre.l u man driviuir a mob o...