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MINING AT OMEO. [Newspaper Article] — Bairnsdale Advertiser and Tambo and Omeo Chronicle — 17 June 1882
MINING AT OMEO. (Br VIATOR.) In accordance with the promise made in my previous letter on this subject, I again revert to it, with the object of giving a few additional particulars. Passing along the Livingstone Creek to Omeno Plains, I encountered several par ties of Chinese and Australian miners working the alluvial deposits, and both informed use that they were doing well, although not making any enormous finds. Altogether thero are, I should say, from 40 to f50 alluvial miners at work on this creek in andl about Omeo. At Swift's Creek matters continue favor able, and the reports front O'Reilly's Creek, a tributary of Swift's Creek, irc also of a satisfactory character. Mr. Peter Forsyth, an enterprising and experienced miner, is the owner of a rich reef near O'lReilly's Creek, and nhout nine miles to the westward of Mr. M'Millan's Jhnction Ilotel. 11e has, at various dsitances along the reef, .llank four different shafis to depths ranging front about 30 to 60 feet, and in every ...
SPORTING NOTES. WINTER RACE MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Bairnsdale Advertiser and Tambo and Omeo Chronicle — 17 June 1882
SPORTING NOTES. WINTER RACE MEETING. A number of gentlemen interested in the initiation of a Winter Race Meeting assembled at Roberts' Commercial Hotel on Thursday evening for the purpose of taking tho preliminary steps. Mr. T. J. Burt presided, and Mr. Howard Stoney was unanimously elected secretary. The matter was fully discussed, and a very strong committee formed, after which it was decided to adjourn till to-day at 4 o'clock in the afternoon, when a meeting will be held at Burt's hotel to consider the question of finances, to arrange a programme, and to transact any other business which may arise. There has been considerable talk about a coursing minatch between Be Happy, the winner of the stake at the recent meeting at Sale, and a dog named Parnell. " Plenipo" cannot learn whether the match will really come off, and consistently deprecates that the parties concerned have not arranged their preliminaries if they really mean business. This next coursing meeting at Sale on the 3r...
OUR PAYNESVILLE LETTER. Friday, June 16. [Newspaper Article] — Bairnsdale Advertiser and Tambo and Omeo Chronicle — 17 June 1882
OUR PAYNESVILLE LET''EIt. .(rROM OUR OWN CORnEBPONDENT.) Friday, June 10. The weather here lately has been of a very stormy character, and some heavy showers have fallen. We have been looking daily for some tidings of the schooners Martha and Mlaffra, as you may imagine that their long delay sadly inconvoniences us. Captain Macalpine is sorely troubled over the non-arrival of the schooners, as he is virtually at a standstill with his new steamer, and is delayed with her launching as the necessary timber and material to effect it is on the schooners. He has the engina beds all read. to screw down, and will, I hear, launch the steamer soon after the arrival of the schooners. The day of the ceremony will be a red letter day for Payneeville, and I am sure our old friend Archy will be justly proud when he sees the craft built by him slide into the water. Really, something should be done to induce the Shire Council to place a lamp on our jetty. It is now positively dan gerous for passenge...
MINING NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Bairnsdale Advertiser and Tambo and Omeo Chronicle — 17 June 1882
MINING NOTES. A general meeting of shareholders in the Tambo and Bairnsdale Gold Min ing Company is convened to be held at Roberts' Commercial hotel at 3 p.m. on Thursday the 29th June, to receive the balance-sheet and auditors' report. The second meeting of the Gippsland Mining Board for the current year will commence at the board's room, Foster street, Sale, next Tuesday. We under stand that a large amount of business of an important and interesting character will be transacted. Mr. A. W. Howitt, warden, of Gipps land, reports that during last month a discovery of tin ore is said to have been made in one of the sources of Dead Horse Creek, on the road from Bruthen to Buchan. From inquiries which the warden lhas made he believes the report to be well founded. He cannot, how ever, express an opinion as to the value of the deposits, but the discovery is likely to lead to other and possibly very rich finds in the neighborhood. Thle samples of ore exhibited are very rich in pure metal....
The Advertiser. PUBLISHED EVERY TUESDAY, THURSDAY AND SATURDAY MORNING. Bairnsdale, Saturday, June 17, 1882 [Newspaper Article] — Bairnsdale Advertiser and Tambo and Omeo Chronicle — 17 June 1882
The Advertiser. PUBLISHED EVERY TUESDAY, THURSDAY AND SATURDAY MORNING. Bairnsdak, Saturday, June 11, 1882 TERnE are many subjects of an impor tant character to the mining interest which, we believe, will come under the attention of the Gippsland Mining Board at their meeting next Tuesday, but we trust that, in the crowd of busi ness, the members will not allow the question of the more frequent visits of the warden to this portion of tihe dis trict to escape their consideration. We have already said all that is requisite on this subject, when advocating from time to time the appointment of a second magistrate and warden for Gippsland. The recent diminution of the area of this vast district, by the excision of a town or two situated immediately on the railway line, will not affect the residents of the Omen district to their advantage, for the inclusion of the railway towns in another magisterial district will not per mit the warden to visit such places as Omeo more frequently than he...
BAIRNSDALE POLICE COURT. FRIDAY, JUNE 16, 1882. (Before Messrs. F. W. Drevermann, and Charles Swan, Js.P.) [Newspaper Article] — Bairnsdale Advertiser and Tambo and Omeo Chronicle — 17 June 1882
BAI?NSfDALE POLICE COURT. FnRInD, JTUNE 16, 1882. (Before Messrs. F. W. Drovermann, and Charles Swan, Js.P.) DFenT. T. J. Burt v. James Woodhouse, jun. Mr. J. F. Stuart appetired for the plain tiff.-A claim for £5 for money lent. Order for amount, and 26s costs, in default distress. PETTY LARnOENY. Joseph Seanlon was proceeded against by the police on four charges of larceny, namely, on the 25th March, at Bruthen, from Willinm Warren, of Bruthen, having stolen sundry articles of clothing and tobacco; with having stolen from John Whitten," on or about the 10th of the present month, two bags and some forke ; the third case was the larceny of a pair of trousers from Patrick Pickett ; and the fourth charge was with having stolen a tomahawk from Franz Hallian. The prisoner pleaded guilty to each charge and also to two previous convic tions, having been sentenced to four months at W?alhalla, and to four months at Sale. The bench sentenced the pri soner to three months' imprisonment in Sal...
Latest Intelligence. MELBOURNE, Friday Night. [Newspaper Article] — Bairnsdale Advertiser and Tambo and Omeo Chronicle — 17 June 1882
Latest Intelligence. , BY ELECTmIC TELEOLsAP' ] (FROMC OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) MELBOURNE, Friday Night. The Steam -Navigation Board this morning resumed their investigation re lative to the foundering of the steamer Pretty Jane, which took place on the 81st May. The board found that the vessel sprang a leak, and that the master was justified in beaching her. There are no fresh developments of the political situation. There seems still to be soene hope, nmongst the mo derate members, that the difficulty may be surmounted without a change of Government. It is stated that, in the event of the Ministry being defeated, they will apply to the Governor for a dissolution of Parliament.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bairnsdale Advertiser and Tambo and Omeo Chronicle — 17 June 1882
Shire of litirnflsdtle. SEPARATE TENDERS will be received until noon of TuunsDAY, the 0th day of TJuly, for 1.-Improvements to Forgo Creeook road at north side of Cobbler's Crooee. 2.-Gravelling on Lindenow road. 3.-Draining on road adjoining Stephen son's and Peart's, Coongulhnerang. 4.-Forming and draining and construct ing culvert on road to Jones' Bay. 5.-Clearing, draioia,: "nd forming on "the upper road to Nicholson ferry. 6.-nImprovomcnts to Wy Yung road at Dooley's hill. 7.-Easing grade of Main-street, opposite "the Club hotel. Plans and specifications can be seen at the shire office by Monday, the 26th inst. A deposit of 10 per cent. in cash or marked cheque must accompany each tender. - H. BREDT. Shire Secretary. Bairnsdale. 2nd June, 1882 Melbourne Cup, 1882. CONSULTATION-500 Shares at 10s. ..First Horse ..................... £100,. Second Horse..................... 00 Third Horse ..................... 40 Starters ........................... 30 Non-starters .................
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bairnsdale Advertiser and Tambo and Omeo Chronicle — 17 June 1882
W "ANTED inimediately, a good BAKER, to make himself generally useful; steady employlecnt and good wages to a suitable mnn ; good references required. Apply to R. LYoN, Paynesville. W ANTED, a IMAN to do light work oil a selection. Apply to Tilos.?WIlITE, MInl-street, lairnsdale. -TANTED, 10 good Pick and Shovel lMEN. Apply to JAoxs SASONT nd MIILS, Contractors, Tambo Valloy road. I,7ANTED, 100 good Pick annd Shorel 31EN for the Tanmbo Valley road works. Work will commence on Monday, gthh inst. For Iparticularo, etc., apply to Mosons Wz\irr. Contractor. Bairnsdale, 18th May, 182. 'TELBOURNE CASII STORE is a 11 buyer of any quantity of first-class IIONEY.-T. G. Po"roc. ",ANTED. TEAM to load for Dargo. InsnIediate despatch. Apply C. SwAN. Conunorcial Stores.a ,IT ANTED IONES in a q unstlty, dleliveredt at Upper ,etty, Clyde. boank. Apply F . t1, ltANs, llntrlsdalo. LOSTI', froni the EItire Paddock, and . gonu over the river, a buy GELDING, Isnrddsl DS uIIder auddle off side, S0 over ....
MELBOURNE STATION PRODUCE MARKET. Wednesday, June 14. [Newspaper Article] — Bairnsdale Advertiser and Tambo and Omeo Chronicle — 17 June 1882
MELBOURNE STATION PRODUCE MARKET. Wednesday, June 14. THE NEW ZEALAND LOANL AND MER CANTILE AGENCY COMPANY LIMITED re port:- WVool.-A brisk demand continues to char acterise the market for all lots coming to hand, and a good average business has been transacted since we last advised, at satisfac tory rates. Our advices respecting the pro. gress of the current series of London wool sales are encouraging. We understand that the market continues both firm and active. Up to the 12th inst., 205,800 bales had been submitted at auction. Sheepskins.-Current quotations are as follows :-Lasmb skins, 2s to Ss 71d each; lamb pelts, Is 3d to 2s 3d do; pelts, 2s Gd to 5s ido; dry skins, 2s 3d to 5s do; station skins, in bales, 4id to 7d per lb. Hides.-Prices :-Green ox hides, 16s to 5s each ; green cow bides, 3d to 3id per lb : calf skins, 3d to Bid do ; New Zealand bides, up to 4hd do; kip hides, 3d to Sid do; Victorian salted hides, 53d to 3ad do; Vic. torian extra heavy, up to 4d do. Leather.-...
LATE LOCAL AND GENERAL. [Newspaper Article] — Bairnsdale Advertiser and Tambo and Omeo Chronicle — 17 June 1882
LATE LOCAL AND (GENERAL, The latest telegram from the Lakes' Entrance, lanst night, contained no in telligence respecting either the Martha or Maffra. No fresh news was received yesterday concerning the shooting affray at the Genoa River. Messrs. English, Peck and Co. an nounce a sale of seventy grand horses for Mr. Coulson Munrphy, at their new aliirnsdale yards, on Wednesday, the 28th June. At the sitting of the Education Com mission on Thursday, it was stated by one witness that there are about 1700 children within Melbourne, between the statutory ages, who are not attending school. Others also stated that those who were employed in factories were, with very few exceptions, up to a good standard of edunetion. A peculiar case of sly-grog selling was decided at the Oamperdown police court on Wednesday, before Mr. Heron, P.M. A storekeeper named A. Robert son, of Port Campobell, was charged with having sold liquor of an intoxicatilg nature on his premises. At a previous sitting of t...
MELBOURNE HORSE MARKET. Tuesday, June 13. [Newspaper Article] — Bairnsdale Advertiser and Tambo and Omeo Chronicle — 17 June 1882
MELBOURNE HOURSE MARKET. Tuesday, Juno 18. AMessrs. CAMPnELL, PRATT and CO. (late M'Culloch, Campbell and Co.) report : Rates are keeping firm, with a steady de. mand, absorbing all fresh stock offered. The week's supply of country horses was again light, and much below the average of pre. vious months. Want of condition is, how. ever, no doubt one of the chief causes for holding back otherwise markotable stock. Droughts, omnibus and other suitable harness sorts have brought fair prices, and buyers are giving attention to these classes. Well trained buggy horses, carriage pairs and gentlemen's hackneys are wanted, andl goode figures have been obtained for the right stamp. Our sales have comprised : Superior harness and saddio horses, from £2 to £36 ; ordinary, £8 to f12 ; droughts sold from £20 to £42; lorry pairs £S5. Outside we placed one lot of Indian horses at a full price, and country mobs sold at our vards at £9 Ils to R10 5s and £16 Ss l r eard respectively. One lot of drough...
STOCK AND STATION REPORT. Wednesday, June 14. [Newspaper Article] — Bairnsdale Advertiser and Tambo and Omeo Chronicle — 17 June 1882
STOCK AND STATION REPOIRT. 'Wednesday, Juno 14. Mersrs. 1 DAL. CAMit'IE.I. attl Co, report : Store Cattle.-Thero is a gato denuala for this description of stock, nol really good t~ot of 3 adl 4.-year.old tullooks atet at r taady sale. W\ hlato soldt sinte our hlst, 130 hut. mocks to'ar (loelont. Store Sheetcp,--\\' Ithav nmlorout i tqirit e for git yaounag wathor t Itt in tIiverita aaUal \'iatorta, aho for twao Ina hunh itt li, rhiaau ; and, ?ow that the rain t Otts loonll gtlertl, hattyrs are prtpaatlta to otratt bath in the \\yaaol taut delivery otT a thear lla?, o awouIt atk oar frintas to favor ut l Itho 1rt l atta taof aty shtta thoy may hava (or att,, tdlirtotel atY the o ??s, arn,at Alaa noonw taein souglht aatar, W'a hatmamlt sit onca our tnat, :Soa awre not w'thers at Ittttllt t't'ok 5ittial atald fet delivery att tlaa het t+, tar ltat. ot.h RaM ttIN ?aur,la.ob e?owe. for \ ?T-t, \., .t?oits Iton,?g o lt i1',, tlt1a; aba, t0,thari Pta, wolmrlo for Me,,t,, 'P, and N, Lrenlnn...
LATEST COMMERCIAL. [Newspaper Article] — Bairnsdale Advertiser and Tambo and Omeo Chronicle — 17 June 1882
LATEST COMMERCIAL. Thllere has been rather a quiet business transacted in the import markets, and, with the single exception of a strong speculative demand for oats, the inquiry for produce has been coanfind to ieet ing current demands. lireadstuffs do not exhibit much alterationa biddings for what at auction perhaps a little brisker. Under the hammer 548 ubgs sold at prices ranging from ts 7d for medium up to Is 9d for good milling. Privately smtall sales are making at about those rates, but no large lines offering. Flour is quiet; small sales reporteld at £14 to £14 2°s tl. A sltollg speculative Inovement in oats was opened. In all, at auction, about. 450 bags sold at 4s 3d to -Is 5d. Privately the sales milentioned cover about 5000 bags in all, antl Is tid is now asked. Doubtless the advance will bring in sup plies frl'om outside s,,urees.
THE COMET. [Newspaper Article] — Bairnsdale Advertiser and Tambo and Omeo Chronicle — 17 June 1882
THE COIET. Mr. R. L. J. Ellery, Government astronomer, inform s us (Argus) that the comet, the appearance of which has been expected with general interest, was seen on Wednesday evening in moderately bright twilight, It was found exactly in tile place given by an epphemeris computed from Herr Lamp's (of Kiel) recent elements received by the mail. This comet promises to be a brilliant and interesting visitor, for after it had been once found it was distinctly seen with the unaided eye, although it was low on the horizon, and the daylight had only faded suffic'ently to render Venus and one or two of the brightest stars visible. This comet is remarkable for its large and planet-like nucleus and the great brilliancy of its head. The tail could be traced 8deg. or 10deg., rising vertically from the nucleus. From the ephemeris referred to the comet appears still to be approaching the earth, and as it will do so for several days yet, it may somewhat increase in apparent size. Its position y...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Bairnsdale Advertiser and Tambo and Omeo Chronicle — 17 June 1882
Deaths. WOODLEY.--On the 10th inst., at 24 Lang- street, South Yarra, Mary Charlotte Helena Meadows, infant daughter of Frank S. and Agnes E. Woodley, aged five months. WOODLEY.-On the 11th inst., at 24 Lang street, South Yarra, Charlotte Augusta, relict of the late William Matthew Wood- ley, and mother of Mr. Frank S. Wood- ley, late of Bairnsdale, aged 64 years.
LATEST COMMERCIAL. [Newspaper Article] — Bairnsdale Advertiser and Tambo and Omeo Chronicle — 20 June 1882
i fLATESTP COMMERCIAL;?fo b Tlhe iveek' closed witithout nnpbb'rpeial nativtit to reGiortliublioldorsof wl;ic. are still firm at Gs 10d. In flour some small sales at £14 to £14 2saGd. Feed grains are firm. The consumption of oats this.:year in Victoria has been very large, but the. increase in the local oat crop has been absorbed and the demand will to a certain extent, for the next few months, have to be supplied from outside outside sources. It is reported that 4s 5d to 4s Od, has been paid ; 400 bags quitted; 500 'bags of New Zealand placed at Ss 8d. Barley quiet, with sales at 5s 4d. Bran moving at ls 9Od. Maize nominal at 6s8 d.