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The Late Count Von Moltke. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 2 May 1891
tfie We Count Voil Moltke. 33a£ following memoir of the late Count Von .Moltke is 'taken from the last xdituts of Cooper's '. Men of the Times" andother sourcesMoltke, Fieljl Marshall Helinuth,i Pat! Bernhard, Count Von, Chief ; Mar shall of the; (Sherman Empire, Chief of, the;.. Geuprai: Staff, was. descended from a well know#. Meddeaberg family, and was born at Parcbim, October 6th, 1800, in I theneighborhood of which'place Ms father, a former'officci? of the Mollendorf regiments,' possessed the Estate of Gnewitz. : Soon after jHelmutk'e birth his parents settled down in ^olstepvand thus the boy in-his twelfth year went to Copenhagen, inorder to devote himself in the barracks there to the military profiesaoiL 111 1822 he entered thePrussian Service as a lieutenant in tlie 8th Infantry fiegiment, and studied in the Military Aca demy. The war bad nearly ruined liis parents, and the young officer was thrown entirely on his own resources. After having spent some time in the School of ...
Nineteen Days in a Mine. GALLANT RFSCUE. SURVIVORS TOO WEAK TO BE REMOVED. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 2 May 1891
Mineteen Rays In a nine. OlLtiAM SFSCtTE. SURVIVORS TOO WEAK TO BE Removed., ?A. Jeajjville (Pennsylvania) corres pondent telegraphed on* Tuesday, February 24 : After being1 entombed In darkness for 19 days, five miners were last evening rescued alive from W^ S stope of the Jeanville mine. It will be within recollection, that on February 4 a huge volnme of: water fonrsfc into this pit, flooding the work-i tngs, aaid these five men, who have pow beea sa?ged from what was siip tobe certaandeath, have bee® . in the blocked workings whiO had been, working nninternait ientiy day and night, -bewail.jyefifei*-i day, tapping; against the wall of an unused the mine. It wa»1 at jOtN^MBd that the sounds were caused by temaii Wb. The efforts jpf thfe search partywbre doubled, and after battlingfor some *w * " which filled | wm^ re#^rded by hearing# mm [ which was recognised ^£hat &lt;3>f the [ m P% Joe. ,5L ; little l^ter the iseEef^pr!^ afele ij to eater the working, and, found the ...
A Bushranging incident. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 2 May 1891
A Bushranging incident. [BR GEORGE JACKSON.] In '68, I, James Alien, was digging on the Wiedding Mountains. I wasn't very luckythere, so after a short spell I returned to Woodlands station, eight miles from Bathurst, accom panied by a mate named Harris. The proprietor of the station, Tom Lee, gave ns ten shillings a week and tucker to prospect^his land (free hold) for him. I may just say here that we found nothing payable, only finding about as much gold as made up our ten shillings a. week into fail waged. ! - Those who know Bathurst don't ji^ed to be told what grand country it is about there. The plains are something immense. * Woodlands was situated about a mile back from the Macquarie;' a lovely view of the Bine Mountains .was obtained from the house, which was built of brick with a shingle roof. There was a vineyard in front of the house and an orchard all round it. I was told chat originally the sta-J tion had been bought for a keg of mm. That, of course, was in the early days...
The Young Folks. Saved from Death by Lot. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 2 May 1891
Saved from Death by Lot. All day a, heavy-loaded train liad been ploughing through the hot sand over a desert plain. Men and horses were tired from toil and weak from burning thlrstj so that when the summit was reached and the relief of a down grade was realised, a mad rush for water: was the result of impulse. The* rambling- waggons filled the canyon with trembling echoes and tbe men shouted like children released from school. There was danger in that canyon, and the experienced plains men who made up the company, with George Gordon as waggon,master, would ordinarily have scanned the walls of rock and the tangles of bushes with caution, half expecting every suspicous sound to be a signal for some savage tactic of war, but now they were in toxicated with anticipation of a good dinner and a camp in a shady grove by the refreshing, gurgling water of the creek below. The bulky waggons with white covers, drajra by long lines of splendid horses, threaded the narrow grade in the approach ...
Correspondence. (TO THE EDITOR.) [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 2 May 1891
Correspondence. (TO THE EDITOB.) SIR,-In your leading article of to-day s date, in commenting upon the coming Towas ville election,^ you say : " Owing to the stand Mr. Brown had taken, &c., it was proposed to run, Mr. W. A. Ackers against liim then follow some very flattering remarks, for which I thank you. You must, however, have been misinformed upon the subject of my contesting the seat with Mr. Brown, a? when I was honored with the confidence of my fellow citizens in this matter, I stipu lated certain conditions, one of which was that we should not weaken our forces by opposing one another, and that I would only stand in the event of Mr Brown retiring, as had been stated he was willing to do in the event of a Separation candidate being willing to come forward. As Mr. Brown has since satisfied any doubters as to his soundness upon the Separation question, the field lias1 been left between him and Mr. Ogden. Yours, &c., WILLiAM A. ACKERS. Tovrnsville, 27th. April, ...
Another Murder. (BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH.) (FROM OWN CORRESPONDENT.) NEWCASTLE, April 28. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 2 May 1891
liiother Murder* (BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH.) (FBOU otna OWN COBRESPONDENT.) NEWCASTLE, April 28. Shortly before two o'clock this morning intelligence was received at Newcastle that a murder had been committed at Bullock Island Dyke. From information to hand it appears that tliree men named Patrick John O'Grady, Thomas Lawrence and Robert Campbell had been drinking togetherthrough ont the day. and after the public houses closed they adjourned to the Dyke. All three were wharf laborers and general handy men. During a conversation a quarrel of some kind arose which resulted in O'Grady killing Campbell with a sudden blow on the back of the head with a heavy instrument of some kind. Seeing the effects of what had been done he jumped into the harbor. The alarm was given, and boats from a ship in the vicinity put out: Some men working the cranes also put off and secured O'Grady just before he sank for the third time. The police arrived and arrested both O'Grady and Lawrence.* On examination t...
"THE NORTHERN MINING REGISTER"SHARE LIST. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 2 May 1891
L* ..; Vans of C6mpiiy» Band of Hope Brilliant an&Bfc. Creole United ... Brilliant G:. M-Co.... Brilliant Block p. «. Ditto - contributing ... ... Bonnie Dundee " ?... ... Brilliant and Worcester and Victoiy Caledonia P. C. p. u. ... ... ... Ditto contributing ... ... Charters Towers pyrites ... ... Ditto ditto p. u. to5/~ Charters TowersGas ... ... ... DanO'Connell ... ... 3)ay Dawa No. 3 West ... " Ditto- ditto p. u. to 10/ Day Dawn No. 4A West (issued p. u. to 10/ Day Dawn No. 4B West ... Day Dawn No. S West ... ... Day Dawn No. 6 West ... Day Dawn Schoo fiesemp.iL ... Ditto * 1 ditto contributing... Day Dawn P.O. ... ... "Ifoldea Gate ... ... Hidden Treasure and Mount liady Maria Home Bule p. u. to 10/- ... "J&Ey* Caledonia ... ... ... "... Kelly's Queen Block Lady Maria... ... ... Mosman Mills Day Dawn United ... . ... MHlican Caledonia... 3Jew Iron Duke ... Sew Imperial ... ... ... ... . STorfch Queensland Pyrites contribttHkig... Ditto ditto p. n.... 2ffew Gra...
Mining Intelligence The Latest Quotations. CHARTERS TOWERS STOCK EXCHANGE. EVENING CALL. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 2 May 1891
The Latest Quotations. CHARTERS TOWERS STOCK EXjGHAN&K. svenotj- csyyat. ^ Quotations for3(tth j^ru,l»y Band of Hope, b 10s . ? Brilliant: andSt . s lis Brilliant Block p.«L,b 19s5 s 24s Brilliant Block, con.,b I6sj9d,s 17s &lt;*1 BrijLlia.pt and Worcester and Wimtoji % 8» -a9s,sales200at ,8s ld~:. Day Pawn No. 3 West, b 9d, s ls6d ; : Day Dawn, No. 4a W, b 3s fid,® 3s8d, sales 300 at 3s 9d,409 3sGd, 200 3s 5d, 100 3s 7d, 100 3s 6d Golden Gate, b 6s 3d Kelly's Queen Block, b 7e &lt;5d Mills United, b 6s 6d, e 9s, sales BOatSs 7&lt;1 Muldiva con., b 4s 4d, s 5s . Muldiva, paid-up, b 6s So. 7 IT.ftD. Queen, b 6s fid, e 6s 8d No, 2 8 E. Day Dawn, b Is 3d, 6 2B Queen Cross Beef, b 7e 6d Queen Consolidated, b 2s Id, e 2s 3d, f alea 200 at 2s 2d South East Brilliant, b 2d, s 4d, sales 230 at 3d Victoria Fast Extended,b 3d, s 8d
BRISBANE STOCK EXCHANGE. (BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH.) BRISBANE, April 30. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 2 May 1891
BRISBANE STOCK EJCCHJLWGE. ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH.) BRISBANE, April 30. The following are the latest sales: No. 4a A West Day Dawn, |s, New Grace Darling, 6d. Brilliant Block, p.u. 238 6cL _ The following are the latest quotations :? 3STo. 3 West Day Dawn, s Is 7d,- s is 94 Ho. 4i West Day Dawns, b 3s 9d, s 4s Golden Grate, b 7s 3d, b 7S M Queen Cross JJeef, s 10s Queen Consolidated, b 2s, g 2s 51 Sunburst, b 14B, e 14s lOd Hew Chaise Darling, b Sd, s &lt;3d lHUs United, b 8s, s 8s 7d Brilliant and St George United, b 10s 9d, s lis 6d Brilliant Block p.u., b 22s 9d Brilliant Block, eon., b 15s 6d, s 18s Brilliant and Worcester and Victory b 7s, b8S 6d STo.l East Sunburst, b Is, 8 le Id
MINERS FREE EXCHANGE. GILL.STREET. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 2 May 1891
MINERS' FREE EXCHANGE. trill. J5TBEET. THURSDAY NIGHT'S CALL-8 o'clock. Band of Hope, b 9s, s 12s Brilliant and St. George United, b 9s, s 10s 6d, sales 103 at. 10s Brilliant Block, p.u, b Ids, s 24s Brilliant Block, coil, b 16s lOd, e 17 6d Brilliant and Worcester mid Victory, fo 7s 6d,s9s Day Divn, No, 4a W, b 3s Kelly's Queen Block, b 8s Lady Maria, b 3s 6d Mills United, b 8s 3d, e9s iio. 6 Q.ueen, s Is Uo. 7 K".E. Queen, b 5s, s 6s 9d | No. 2 S.E. Day Dawn, b le 4d, e Is Gd Victoria East Extended, b 3d
Local and General. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 2 May 1891
Local and General. THE aboriginals in Charters Towers and District assembled at the Court House on Friday last at noon, to receive the blankets presented to them by the Govern- ment at the commencement of every winter. SUB-INSPECTOR Meldrum has received a telegram from the law officers of the Crown intimating that no true bill has been filed in the case of Regina v. Thos. Barton, who was charged with the manslaughter of Wm. Whalen. THE Board of Examiners for Engine drivers met at the Court House on Monday, members present being Messrs. Geo. Carey and Beith. Four candidates presented them- selves for examination for competency, three of whom passed and one failed. One certifi- cate for service was granted, and the Board adjourned for three months. THE Apollo Orchestra had a capital re- hearsal on Sunday afternoon at the "original" place, when things went capitally. &nbsp; The orchestra propose giving the hospital a turn next Sunday week at 3 o'clock. A full rehearsal of the p...
Alleged Murder of "CutThroat Jimmy." ARREST OF P. D BOURKE AND McLOUGHLIN ON SUSPICION. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 2 May 1891
Alleged Murder of "Cut- Throat Jimmy." &nbsp; ARREST OF P. D BOURKE AND McLOUGHLIN ON SUSPICION. Some excitement was caused last night (says the Townsville Bulletin of 25th inst.), when it became known that P. D. Bourke, of the West End Hotel, and a man named McLoughlin had been arrested on suspicion of having murdered the Chinaman cook at the hotel. It is alleged that on Thursday night the deceased, who was known as "Cut- throat Jimmy," in consequence of having once made an unsuccessful attempt with a butcher's knife to cut his own head off, had an altercation with the two accused men in the bar. Subsequently, it is stated, the Chinaman was attacked in a passage, and re- ceived injuries Which necessitated his being carried to bed. He grew worse during the night, and died early yesterday morning. Dr. Ahearne made the post mortem examina- tion, and found that death was due to blows on the head. The Bourke family are much in evidence just now, as Mrs T. Bourke, sister of P. D....
Charleville News. CHARLEVILLE, April 25. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 2 May 1891
Charleville News. Charleville, April 25. &nbsp; Captain King and 20 of the Toowoomba &nbsp; Mounted Infantry left here at 9 a.m. yes- terday for Cunnamulla. As they passed the unionists' camp three shots were fired, but they were treated with indifference by the &nbsp; troops. &nbsp; Fanning and Brennan, two prisoners who &nbsp; were convicted for intimidation, left for Roma Gaol by yesterday's train. Fanning made use of some offensive expressions &nbsp; towards Inspector Stuart and the police generally. Three more cases of intimidation &nbsp; only remain to be tried. Mr. MacFarlane goes to Adavale to- &nbsp; morrow as Government agent to hear the arson cases there. &nbsp; &nbsp; Permission having been obtained from the Government, the military were marched yes- terday to the artesian bore, the spectacle of which in play was highly appreciated, and formed a pleasant break in the monotony of &nbsp...
Scientific Experiment. THE MANNER in WHICH an AUTOMATIC FOUNTAIN CAN BE CONSTRUCTED. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 9 May 1891
THE MAJSTN£R in WHIGH an AUTO .OoirstBUCTBD, ; Take an oance vial and fill it about threequai-ters fnllof water, then make a hole in the cork and insert a small tube or a stoat piece of straw. The opening must be as email as possible ; the tube most reach nearly to the bottom of the vial and the cork must be pasted in tight ; now, if yon blow into the tabe the air will be compressed in the upper part of the bottle, and when your lips are taken away a little fountain will play from the tube for a few moments. I will now show you how the fountain can be produced in a partial vacuum without compressing' tbe air, writes a contributor to the New York J3>ra!&lt;L Now to take a glass jar with the mouth large enough tj go over the small vial and heat the inside over the flame of a lamp or candle ; place the small vial on a plate upon several ayers of blotting paper, which have been soak* d in water for a moment ; then take the heated jar and insert ifc over the vial, pressing it ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 9 May 1891
IHE "ITOETHBE* MINER" DEFENCE FORCE FUND, B MEMBERS OF DEFENCE FOBCtf. ON^CTI^ SERVICE. LIST OF CONTRIBUTIONS. £ sd Nobthbbk Vxkeb CO 5 5 O Geo. Gavey 5 5 0 W. M. Mowbray ... ... ... 2 2 O F. W. Beattie ... ... ... 52 10 O W. H. Droex .. I 1 O E. Lindsey ... ... 2 2 0 F. W. North 20 0 O B. Eirkbride ... ... ... 1 10 W. P. Canny ... ... ... 2 2 O Geo. B. Oordon ... ... ... I 1" O 8. Fullerton ... 110 -Ed. H. Ayton ... ... ... 1 1 fl Maryland and Marsland ... ... 30 0 0 J. Millican... ... ... ... 5 5 O J. 8. Henderson 1 10 W. I*. Casey ... - ... 10 10 0 B. SiggB ... * ... ...- ... 1 1 O W. Bolliman ... ... ... 2 2 0 Coane and Clarke... ... ... 2 2 0 B. Craren ... ... 50 0 0 F. Pfeiffer 25 0 0 E. D. Miles ... 5 5 0 T. Mills ... ... 10 Q O HughMosman ... ... ... 20 0 0 John Dean... 5 0 0 T. Buckland ... 5 5 0 M. Dee 2 2 0 A. B Bright ... ... ... 2 2 0 B. Collins ... ... ... ... 6 0 - 0 T- B. Bearsp ... ... ... 11 0 Geo. *-Ogg ... ... ... 1 1 0 J. P.«Neisoa ... ... ... 11 0 E.fi;T. Plant...
Joy in a Prison. (BY ELECTRONIC TELEGRAPH MELBOURNE, May 5. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 9 May 1891
«Joy in a Prison. ECiECTBTC TBIiEGEA.PH.) Meusoubke, May 5. Late fosfc night John Finnigan aad Cheehab, under sentence -of death in the Melbourne Guol, were informed of (die com mutation of their sentence, When the irons were knocked off the prisoners feet, t3ie other prisoners, on liea-ring the clanking, surmised the cause, and manifested pleasure by loud cheering, which passed from cell to cell and from corridor toeorridor. ^ a great display of hunting at Sandhurst to-day in honor of the change of the name bf the city to Bendigo. The Board of Inquiry into the Q.ueens clijffie gun accident has decided to admit the press. , i
THE NORTHERN Mining Register, PUBLISHED WEEKLY. SATURDAY, MAY 9, 1891. The Mining, Pastoral and Agricultural Society. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 9 May 1891
PUBLISHED WEEKtiF. SATURDAY, MAY 9, ISO J. Hie flKfinteg, Pastoral stud Agricultural Society. AT the meeting- of the members of the Charters Towers Mining, Pastoral and Agricultural Society held on Wednesday last, it was agreed to hold a show this year. In this we are in perfect accorcL with the members, for it would have been indeed bad for the prestige of the Society had it allowed 1891 to pass without an exhibition, and such a lapse would have tended to reduce the subscribers list very materially. Next year is the Towns ville turn for their show, and had our Society missed this occasion, no fitting' opportunity would have occurred for the popular re-union on Charters Towers till 1893. The good effect of ! the meetings of Societies like our Mining, Pastoral etc. Association cannot be oiser estimated, and the j spirit of healthy rivalry that is en gendered among exhibitors is h7 no: means the least of the benefits accru ing. For a long time it was looked on as an axiom, that of nec...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 9 May 1891
3J m. JCi M A.N..U.E L, SURGEON DENTIST, TwENTr-srx YEAHS' EXPERIENCE, ABC ID E, MOSMAS-Sx. MITH, f UKIOE, w. a. sMim J AKCHfTECT JED. H O A- Y T O 2®\ Auctioneer, florae cuvdL STOCK, STATION and General Commission igeut, GILL-ST., CHARTERS TOWERS. All kinds of Auction Sales undertaken, and Account Sales promptly rendered- . Agent for Oosi IFire Insurance Co. Atlas Fire Insurance Co*. Samuel Plircliase, Somerset 2f ur serv,- Parramatta. T# BIAEUP, Shareiiroker & Mining Agent, CHAETEES TOWEES. Citg ©ental Institute. (ESTABLISHED 1885.) Mr, J. WIX.KIXSOX, C.D.S., Eng., SURGICAL DENTIST, OPPOSITE POST OFFICE, Gill Street. CHAETEES TOWEES. - TEETH EXTRACTED WITHOUT PAIN. ME. WILKINSON can be Consulted Daily- Complete Sets of Teetli on Gold supplied from £15 15s.; on Vulcanite from £8 8s. Teeth filled witli Gold Amal gam and Cement St oppings. Teetli Carefully Extracted for SO. 2J.B -Eegulation of Children's Teeth a Speciality. PLEASE Note THE ADDRESS : c>site Post C«bJJLi.oc5...
NEW SOUTH WALES. SYDNEY, May 6. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 9 May 1891
FEW SOUTH WALES. SYDKEY, May 6. The Miners51 De'egate Board at ^Newcastle resolved to send £200 to the Queensland shearers. At a meeting of the Cabinet to-diy, attention was gi^en to the report of the Fortification Commi-sion, which dealt with forts at Port Jackson, Botany Bay, and [New castle. I' is understood that with reference to the forte at Bare Island, the Commission recommends that the supervising officer and the contractor be punished for non-com pliance with their instructions and specifi cations. Sydney, May 7. This morning a cylinder containing ammo nia belonging to the Fresh Food and Ice Co., while being rolled into their premises, burst with terrifie force. The men who were working it were hurled violently to the ground, and also four others employed in clipping horses. The fumes arising from the explosion rendered the men unconscious, whilst the horses, which were fine, draught specimens, were quietly suffocated. It was fully an hour before the deadly fumes entirely s...