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IMPORTANT PROM CUB.—LANDING OF LOPEZ—FIFTY AMERICANS SHOT. [Newspaper Article] — Bathurst Free Press and Mining Journal — 27 December 1851

niroiRTANr from cuu -.—landing- of LOPEZ -FIFTY A.UKEUCAN3 SHOT. From the Panama Stur of the 27th August, we gather thu following intulligsnce : — By the return of Mr. Garrisin (of the hoiise of Garrison and HYctz, of Paivirh i) from the United States, via Havana and Chaares, late Havana papers were received, coiitaining mipartant m (bniiiition. Mr. G. was detained four days in H:ivitiin, and uhilj there, gained, thraugh private sources, the following particulars : — That tho steamer i'.iinpcru,- with General Lnpcz, and four him Ira.l and sixty men — Colonel VV. S. Crittendeti, second in cumin mil, started from New Orleans and landed oil the Island of Cuba— 2G0 of whom marched with Lopaz, and effected a junction with the revolutiimisrs in the mountains. The balance of the expedition under Critteiuleu, started Jrom the steamsr in small b-ats, to a. given paint, lijO 'of whom, with the. arms of the whale party,; succeeded -in effecting, a landing, while the other fifty, owing to adver...

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THE BATHURST FREE PRESS AND MINING JOURNAL. "MAGNA EST YERITAS ET PREVALEBIT." SATURDAY, DECEMBER 27, 1851. THE PAST SESSION. [Newspaper Article] — Bathurst Free Press and Mining Journal — 27 December 1851

THEBATHUltSr JfRr/JS MESS AND MIXING JOURNAL 'MAGN'A KSf VEKITAS BT PRJSVALBUIT.' SATURDAY, DECEMBER 27, 1851. THE PAST SESSION. His ExcEr.r,K-cr the Governor General has jti-et discharged the gentlemen of the Legislative Council from' their attendance at. M-icqnai'ie Street, and the most 'determined caviller aguinst everything on this side of republicanism cannot accuse them of lazi ness. A great 'amount of rhetoric has been uttered.iav the course of ? the past session; — much of it, perhaps, possessed of little else but H.ituleiicy, but in the brief space of time which it has occupied, there has been a con siderable amount 'of work- performed and some of it of a hiifhly.i nportanf character. Tint all has not been .done which . might or even ought to have been done, we.' very 'readily grant— -Uiat ; .honorable i -members have unva ryingly adhered to the pledges they were too liappy to make to their constituents it : would be Jolly to :? assert, because the assertion would be simply...

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GARDENING AND AGRICULTURAL MEMORANDA FOR DECEMBER. [Newspaper Article] — Bathurst Free Press and Mining Journal — 27 December 1851

cuiiufixixa. . an;i- .vattniiifiTUJt \l iub.iiou.uvda. YOU DECBJIIJKJJ. Tirs G-arbsy: Sow oibtuip, luttucu, radishes, oxrrots onions, leexs, pC'!W,.bro;nl bu:ms, bVuniili buaiid, iinj cur-, mps; plant oabha^rf;— I'iie Vixb: trimming anil top plu,5, tailing: thti .'runn-rs off, to be practised this nioutti.

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SETTLER'S WHOLESALE PRICE CURRENT. [Newspaper Article] — Bathurst Free Press and Mining Journal — 27 December 1851

SETTLER'S -WHOLESALE PRICE CURRENT. Wheat — Nominal. Flour— Imported, £10 to £12, colonial ground. . ditto, £12 to £14 per ton. Maize can bo purchased .at 2s. 4d. per bushel, but prime samples will realise Id. to 2d. per. busKel ' more. , . ; English Barley— Will realise about 2s. 6d. per . bushel. ? ? ? . . „,'. _.,. Cupo Ditto — If', good, will realise about 2s. ($?;]? per bushel. ? ' . ????'?-??..'!?'.':£ i-l Hay — Is dull in sale, and prices vary from £3 10s. to £4 perton. ? . . ?.;?!- ? Butter — Plentiful, and no deviation in prices; ^.; Cheese — Scarce, anil in demand at from 6 d. to ;r 7d. per lb. , ! ? : . ? ^ r . f Bacon and Hams are very saleable, if well curejd,.^y. at 6d. to 7d. per lb. ? ?-?'-?.. ?: \-:-. . ; k\ V^c, Eggs — Are worth about 1 s. per 'dozen/ . .' rf ^ ;W Fat Pigs— Small sizes, , in good; condition, ?vara^-: very saleable. . ; ; :' ,... ;;; ; ?'?:.ir;i '-?-i'Tr^'-: Calves— Nominal. , - v- -.'; Sheep— No alteration in prices, and the;present;c^ supply abund...

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MORT AND BROWN'S PRODUCE SALE. Thursday, December, 18, 1851. [Newspaper Article] — Bathurst Free Press and Mining Journal — 27 December 1851

MORT AND BROWN'S PRODUCE SALBi ; _,; Thursday, December, 18, 1851. :MT & LY, grease, 14 at 7d : AWC, 17 at 15id :; GAG, 3 at 14|d; K, 10 at 14|d ; P, 10 at 14|d ; FW, 26 at 15d ; HO, 55 at 14id ; CX, 41 nt 15d ; V; in diamond, 20. at 15^d ; J'G, 39 at. 14^ ;' Mt Ss Ly, 74 at \5h ;? handwashed, M&Y, 8 at 15d ; grease, same mark, 6 at 6$d ; JG, looks, 2 at 9d ; NSL, scoured. 2 at 20^d ; grease, O, 8 at 6*}d ; ' JJWj 3 at '15^d ; WM, 10 at 14id ; TM, 15 at : I4^d ; K lambs' wool, 2 at:13|d ; same mark, ditto, 2 at 13J-d ; EA, 14 at 13^d ; grease, CCo, 2 at 7|d ; LW, 1 at 7 ; NSL, I at 15d ; L, 1 at 8d ? ,IC, 1 at 14^d ; AL in diamond, grease, 1 at 6id ; ? 60 sheepskins, 4fd ;i20 ditto, -n§CL ; 230 ditto, 5§d ; 275 dittci, 53d; 850 ditto, 5^1; G2 dittoed ; 103 ditto, 4|d; CCo, Chapman and Co., .13 casks, beef tallow, ,£25 5s ; HW, Hamilton, 4 ditto, £29 ; 3~ casks-station tallow, £24 ; 30 salted hides, 7s. 3d ; 28 ditto, ,6s. 9'd ; 40 salted hides, 7s; 32 ditto, 6s 6d; 3...

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WEEKLY CALENDAR. [Newspaper Article] — Bathurst Free Press and Mining Journal — 27 December 1851

. WEEKLY CALi^'UP. _£_ P, .1- -I. 1 I!. m. ir. w. ir. ? m. Dae 27 3. 4 . - 50 7 . 12 4 . 4 23 S. 4 .51 7 . 13 5 . 4 29 Af. 4- '. 52 7 . 13 6 ., 4 31) L\ 4 ? 53 7 . 13 7 . 4 81 -V. 4 ?-. 53 7 . 13 8 ' . 4 Jan. 1 Cll. 4 . 54 7 . 14'» . 4 2 .i\ 4 . 54 7 . 14 10 4

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bathurst Free Press and Mining Journal — 27 December 1851

'? Prospectus of a Company, s -?;?-?'?:? TO-BB CALLED TBH h W£NTWORTH GOLD FIELD COMPANY,' ' AT FREDERICK'S VA.lLB*i - KNOWN AT PRESENT AS ? THIS.WEN-T WORTH DIGGINGS. ' 'EXPERIENCE having shown that the Gold X- -Field&in this locality .cannot be worker! on a large scale, and to the utmost advantage, without machinery to crush the ore, and quicksilver to amalgamate the fine gold dust, which, in the ordi nary process of washing, escapes -iu great quan tities from the cradles,' theProprietTy (in order to raise the necessary capital, and to comply with the numerous applications which have been made to him for Shares in a Company to be formed for this purpose,) is willing to dispose of that portion of his estate at Frederick's Valley, consisting' of 1033 acres, which comprise the Gold Field, on the ' following conditions:— . ? ... 1st* — There shall be a capital subscribed of £30,000 in SOOa-shares of £10. each, £25,000 of which shall go to the proprietor for -the abso». lute pu...

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MOUNT ALEXANDER. [Newspaper Article] — Bathurst Free Press and Mining Journal — 27 December 1851

MOUNT ALEXANDER. The escort to-day takes down nineteen   hundred and seventy pounds ten ounces and nine pennyweights of gold, which is equal to twenty-three thousand seven hundred and fifty ounces and nine pennyweights, and at £3 per ounce will give £75,250 7s., out of which eighty-seven pounds eleven ounces belong to government, who transmit in cash at the same time £4903 6d., making the grand total of this arrival of £76,155 7s. 6d. When the escort left the diggings on Wed- nesday the Commissioners had deposited with them upwards of half a ton of gold for the next escort, only about one-third of the gold is sent you by the government carriage; there is raised daily in value from ,£15,000 to £18,000 from the diggings. The gold is found to extend north a distance of thirty miles from the Commissioner's head quarters at Mount Alexander, on Forest Creek to Bullock Creek, whence Captain Dana has   been despatched. Captain Baxter takes charge of the Friar's Cre...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bathurst Free Press and Mining Journal — 27 December 1851

-;--..^.... ........... .,_, To j,etj ^ .,,.?::.-...?: T» thrown of Bathurst, FITZ ROY. COTTAGE, 1* situatedin Howick-strect, nearly opposite .the | residence of : Dr. Busby, adapted either for a- -store, or family residence/ The house contains eight ?ooms: Detached is a kitchen, ™^°™-JJ° stalled stable, hay loft, large store loft, servants room, cellar, and wash house. A garden contain ing fruit trees in full bearing. T^fe™' prTsing an area of half an acre, further infonna-, tioa can be bad onthe premises. ^^ , ; ': ??.;?. y :;;'???? :: = - £S Steward. ? ? ? ' . ©TOLIEN- :br grayed from Little Oakey Creek, on rliS*S^SS3i MAKE, .bou. .4 hands hieh, brandqcV JH on the near shoulder. ; ?*S&5S bay^MARE heavy in foal, with jMte on, and white streak down the forehead, off hind let SkWv'imicli cut, branded T on off shoulder. Any person or persons dcUveringthe said Mares ?to'-Mf.: JOSEPH HATTON, Commissioners point, Sofala, will receive .12 reward if sti-ayed, or £5, -f ,„,, ., Eto...

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LOCAL INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Bathurst Free Press and Mining Journal — 27 December 1851

XQgElNTELlteENCE, PbodigiotW Yield WOnioxs.— As an instance of the extraordinary productiveness of the present Sawn we give the following particulars which CbeeTcfnlinWicdtedto us by Mr. Barsden. la May last he planted twelve potatoe 'onions con TOiiant to his house, in a stiff clayey soil, the pro duce of which' consists of 238 onions, weighing 78 lbs., thus making an increase of nearly twenty, fold in quantity; and nearly thirty-nma fold m WSM e-ok WAGE3.-Dr. M'Hattie appeared before the bench at the; instance of Bridget Mid-, lens on Wednesday last; who Planned wages to the amount of £l 7s. 8(1., for services Performed The nlaintirT having swoni to the contents of the mtor Son? add to the refusal by the defendant of the claim, Mr. F. G. Henderson, assistant to Dr, M'Hattie, deposed,' that the complainant had stated in hk - presence, that she was engaged for a period, of three months. Complainant also confessed^ course of cross-examination, that she had left her. employers service...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bathurst Free Press and Mining Journal — 27 December 1851

RlCHAKl) CO WAV w:ll sell the under mentioned articles at tlie following prices :— £ s. -1. 25 tons of first' qualify fbur, per ton ................ ? .......... ll 0 0 250 b;i«s jiiitua rict*. pur Uax ? 0 ] 0 0 150 boxen congou tea. per box.... 0 1G 6 230 bull chests Ii) souskin tea, e-iuh . 1 14 0 157 .uliole ditto (best) per chest .. 3 12 0 2.1 |ialt chests liy-ouiliin to-, each 0 15 0 10 'whole dit:'o ditto (not good) per ..ctip'sv' ? 1 '4 0 . 5t-&cliests cdngmi ? 4 12 G 97,'cliests congou (best br.nids^, ' per chest ? 4 16 6 75 case--, eacli 3 duzfii ^ ib niui mnls,' at per ilozcti ............ 0 7 3 97 duto.duto (b^t) ppr dnz-fii ..... 0 7 9 I .i ditto I Ib. intistards. |iei dozen, 0 II 0 Loads of pint pickles, per dozen .... 0 7 3 „ q luri ditto (liito.. ...... ... 0 10 0 120 cases vl'hybrow's pints, in 3 dozen cases ? .. 0 7 6 23 cisrs Dutch cheese, mwli 72 Ib. nett, per Ib. by the case ? 0 0 8k 375 tin*, cadi 2 ilr;Zeii, ml herrings, per tin ? 0 2 9 H rases (junrt c...

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Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Bathurst Free Press and Mining Journal — 27 December 1851

BIRTH. At Mount Tamar, on Christmas-day, Mrs. John McPhillamy, of a daughter. On the 23rd. inst., at her residence, William- street, the wife of C. P. Dunsford, of a daughter.

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bathurst Free Press and Mining Journal — 27 December 1851

, . .-..- --&ol&L$utri)asevs. ,...:,. ,? !:_::: Australian Gold. ? ' PHE undersigned is a CASH PURCHASER of 1 GOLD to any amount. . , . . WILLIAM CUMMINGS.' ' dear 'Creek. Juno 26th, 185 1 . rp'HE. undersigned .^re PURCHASERS of GOLD X DUST in any quantity. ? THACKER & CO. , ; ' ' I. *^* 541, George-street, Sydney. Wellington Sold.- i ?.-?* - 'IJTR. A. WHITE is a Cash purchaser of Gold at' IVX ' Montefforesl i Dec. 5th, .1851, - . - t - t* . Gold! Gold! 1 , \ .mHE undersigned is a CASH PURCHASER of 1 GOLD, both at Orange and at Ophir. JOHN PEISLEY, ' Coach & Horses Inn. - ? Orange. Gold. Gold. Gold. ' -}& C. P. DUNSFORl} . I' s|a'CA^ PURCHASER of BATHURST^OLD :? in kny quantities. ? WiHiam-Btreet. . t -t -,. u - , ? .; -- A large-lurap as a specimen wanted. . ' - .- ? , ,. Gold. . , ' ? , T' HE- .undersigned will give the HIGHEST PRICE for GOLD. ' R. MACHATTIfi. July 23rdJ 1851 ? __^J_ ? — ? , ? __J ? 1' 'i. ? ? GOLD. f HE undesigned is a CASH...

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GOLD NEWS. Forest Creek Diggings. December 8, 1851. [Newspaper Article] — Bathurst Free Press and Mining Journal — 27 December 1851

GOLD 'NEWS. (From tlie Correspondent of the Mel ? \hourne Argus.) ' Forest Creek Diggings. December 8,185 1. In my last I had but little information to send, but this morning I spent most of my time seeking out information respecting-; a ' report that! could not make up my mind to believe, namely that a party of three obtained on Saturday last 100 lbs of gold in the day. On going down to the creek I obtained, infor mation as to the 'party's whereabouts, and after many inquiries, came face to face with the fortuuate finders, but the 100 lbs dwind led down considerably; though a large amount, when weighed it only amounted to ' 57 lbs. 2 oxs; It was taken to the tent in a bucket, 'an.l guarded all n'ght\ The fortu nate finders are working men, one formerly in the employ of a brewer in town, and the second a carter. There is now a TON o!' gold in the care of the Commissioner ; whe ther it will go to Melbourne by this escort, or be divided I have not yet learned. Some thing of a serious ...

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? KAFIR WAR. [Newspaper Article] — Bathurst Free Press and Mining Journal — 27 December 1851

?T&H2KAFIH. WAK.: \. (From 'the S. M. Herald.) Our previous summaries of events con nected wilh thi« disastrous war extended to the co nmencement of Sepiember. From the journals jut received by us. containing Darratiy s ot the m litary operations to the commencment of October, we wish, much pain take the folio wing extracts .:-—-. ' On the 8th of September Colonel For - dyce with a foce of about 600 menj of whom -a^out half were regular troops, chiefiyof the 74th regiment, proceeded to the Kroome Heights in the neighbourhood of Waterkloof, with a view of.'endeavourihg to i check the d predations of, the reneray in that qdarier; In an open plain on the sum- ; mitopf the JKrobuie ridajei he was^^iriously assai led by^r large : body ;of Kifirs^tifnated at not less than, 2000 :iu nunib^r. 5' AJter a; sharp1 engagement, which listed .a'loui 25 minutes, the assailants were beaten «ff with, as was ibelieyed, considerable loss.; The ammunition of the troops being then more than half...

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Legislative Council. MONDAY, DECEMBER: 22, 1851. [Newspaper Article] — Bathurst Free Press and Mining Journal — 27 December 1851

ILciVislaiiu? m'ountil. MOKDAY, DECIJMBiiB 22J 1851. - : ( From the Sydney Morning Herald.) Yesterday the Legislative Council met for the purpose bt being prorogued by ms Excdleney the Guvcrnor-Gen'ural. Owing to the ; near approach of C'hristinas. and the pressing nature of then country duties, there were but fay members pre sent besides officials and nominees. : i . . A good many ladies attended to witness the ceremony,- which -did .??not- however attract the usual attention, A salute was .fired on the- 'departure of bis Excellency from Government House, and a guard of honour was stationed in the Council yard to receive him with the usual forms. . B1LJ.S ASSENTED TO. ? The Si'EAKEit took tlie cluiir at twelve precisely, and, lvportcd to the lluiise that his (Excellency tlu GovciiiDi-Geiicnil hud been pleased, on behalf o; her Majesty to assuiit to tho lolloWing bills :- Postage Hill; Cattle Slmightcring-'Jlill ;:? Appro ..pr.ijitj.oii Bill ; Government Indemnity 15ill ; Urdi 'iiii...

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Local Intelligence. [Newspaper Article] — Bathurst Free Press and Mining Journal — 27 December 1851

ILqm! EnitUtgnur. Messrs.' Ashe anil Croaker have requested us to remind intending purchasers that their Clearing pal Sale will take place on Monday next, without ^reserve — See advertisement. . Fuiupus li uiNG.-T-Ou Tiias'lay evening last a dfsperue young tligger of the name of Hugh Came ron galloped up 'Barrack Lane tit tutl strcceh, aiid in.consi'queiK'e of a eart standing across the' open ing into How ick- street, ho turned his hqvse sud denly to the left and rode over one of Mr: Jf.kVs uliililren— a little boy of three or lour-ycnrd of age, and: but for the promptitude of Mr. Pike in dmg j»in'g two more out of Ins path,. it is diffieult to siiy the amount : of damage he might have done. .Ut terly regardless of'tho.occu'rrouuls'h'e dashed across the square and up \Villiam-street-at a topping pace without stopping to niake & woril of.euquiry. 'tfor-. tunately, however,'Mr. Piku suecceded in tracking him to' his' lodgings,' where a -summons, has been' served upon him. The ...

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SYDNEY MARKERS. [Newspaper Article] — Bathurst Free Press and Mining Journal — 27 December 1851

' SlDilESf .MARKETS^' Wheat and Fio.OK.— Sydney Flour Mills, :19tli December, ISSl.-^ No ti'ansactions have taken,placo, ; in wlieatj holders not being, desirous of seiring,;and , very littlb of the rievy .crppfhas yet been sent textile market. , There has been a. steady demand 'for', flour.'1': and the quotations of last week remain firm, name- '- ly, £15 per ton. for fine, and £12 seconds j-tho': mills are not anxious to sell largely. : .Branjlsi^d. , ? ? per bushel.— T: Barker and Co's mills, 19th. ,IDec; —In wheat no business ? has been done ? during tlio ' week ; flour remains firm at last week's prices, yiz:1': £13 for; fine. ; seconds £11! per ton.^yictoria Flour ;'- Mills,; 19 th December.— No alteration -has takea r» u place since last report; flour remains at £i2r^)er;; r, ton for 'fine ; seconds, £10.,; , No_ purchases,; of i. ^ wheat have been made! .. ^V ; -i ''-' t ! 'Biscdits.-^T. Barker and Co's, cabin, ? 22s. per; '; cwt. ; seconds, 18s. Wilkic's, cabin, 22s.' ; pil...

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LATEST FROM INDIA. RUM URS OF WAR. [Newspaper Article] — Bathurst Free Press and Mining Journal — 27 December 1851

LATEST FROM INDIA.       RUMOURS OF WAR. We have Calcutta papers to the begin-   ning of October. They contain long ex- tracts from Sydney journals respecting our gala. B.t i'« most imp.Kiani uiiiiins is* tie priv ahliiy of War. Mid the following & tide fro i» the Bengal Hurkaru of S^p it in bar 20ih famish ihe reasons upjn whch such rumours are bised. ?? Thep.-li jca. a!in-3|)h r^p' India is bpcom ing cloude ', ni ours of war are fife and a ?storm seems gathering in -'ashmere, wh ch may i ass aw y or l-re-ik tipu-i us at any ?moment, .ac^irtiug as GuuUb Singh may Tec ver from hi* lep.irnd softness.- or may full a victim t'- disease or poison. ??Th-re has b-en so ne talk of an expe di i hi 10 b ? sent from B unbiy, of which lUe 78ih Highl nder« is to fitrm pan, tie des t nation of I he f.irce :bfi»ig, it s said Aden, ?whither -it is propo-ed to secidtrnop* for lh»« purpose of bringing s -me of ihe lurbul-iit Aral) tribes to...

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MINING INTELLIGENCE. OPHIR. [Newspaper Article] — Bathurst Free Press and Mining Journal — 31 December 1851

MINING INTKLLIMNGK. [FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT.] 0PHIR. ?Sinco my last I havo' little of importance to communicate, tho approach of Christmas festivi ties having thrown something of a damper upon the industrial operations of the place. Enjoy ment, according to the acceptation each indivi dual puts upon the word, will, no doubt, be the order of the day for a time, and the annual holi day must have become a shadow of the past ere the resumption- of gold digging takes place. There will be little therefore to say for a time, ; which would not be quite as well unsaid. Sjveral parties have returned to Ophir from Sydney, amongst whom I may mention Messrs. Porter and Bull. A fow stragglers also continue to drop in upon us from the Turon. Indeed the well-known richness of the bed claims will exercise nn attraction of no mean power upon tho constitutions of those who havo for merly nuscctted amomrst tho bed claims of Sum merhill Creek. To show that to some extent familiarity begets a degree of i...

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