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CORRESPONDENCE. [We do not necessarily endorse the opinions expressed by our correspondents.] OUR POLICE COURT. (TO THE EDITOR OF THE MINING RECORD.) [Newspaper Article] — The Mining Record and Grenfell General Advertiser — 25 April 1868
CORRESPONDENCE, [We do not necessarily endorse tho opinions expressed by our correspondents.] OUIt POLICE COURT. (TO TUB KDiTOlt OP TUB UINIKO ItrCOBP.) Mtt,-»iouwill ho doing romctcrricc toll® j publio if you will brin-; under our Polico 1 .Mugistrnlo's Dot ice the erint irconvenienco ] which is sustained by Ihn 1'uliej Court not j being opened ntono sintedtiine in thodsvforl the hcurine of eases. Tho lossof tiinolo'wit- 1 nesses nnd others is, 1 c-m qsmum you, verv | enusWeralito on account of the unci rlitinly that 1 prevmts, I was sul-pu-nacd tlicnthrr day on a } casi?, andwiis Ksnndto bo in :ittcnil:in-v enrly I HI uie morning, out i nuuM jii't ns well Oecuot my biiyimv, us tbo court tli-) not sir till iho mi'blloofthedjy. Somuliine* the court opens otlOi»Vlock, SomftimcMit 12, und often Inter. ! lom't seethe tucesstty forthisnnir, whatever i there might haro been in theearlv doyaof tlie I rush. It inust he quite evident ihnt it would j bo much belter to open tlio ??cm t pum tu...
QUARTZ-REEFING AT BALLARAT. [Newspaper Article] — The Mining Record and Grenfell General Advertiser — 25 April 1868
QUARTZ-REEFING- AT BALLARAT. A casual glanco at tho mining statistics for tho past quarter, which wrro published in Saturday')) issuo discloses tho feet that quartz mining is not by any means in a very flour ishing condition. Fourteoj thousand ono hundred and sevcnty-flvo tons crushed yielded only 2500 ounecsof gold, equal to nn avengo of 4 dwts 12J grs to tho ton. Thcsn flguros may bo taken as proving two things— firstly, that, tho quartz is poor ; and secondly, that a very small averse yield will pay. 'For in stance, th« Black Ilill Company crushed 4(133 tonj for ihi'J nr. of -;old, yet the dividends amounted to £1210, out of £38 10, tho value ofthofioldj thnt is, about one-third of tho yield wm Droilt. This ntisfcetory result rui.it ho ettrihuted to roo:ioinird worMng, th-i cf.'cllont Jii ichini-rr, avd thu systematic mannur in which Iho initio is oprned up, aud itpi-ovcj tint quartz pior enough to bring ruin on many companl ? yields to tin Black Hill Company n good pro tit. Tho ...
TURF TALK. [Newspaper Article] — The Mining Record and Grenfell General Advertiser — 25 April 1868
TURF TALK. Messrs. Burt ond Co. liavo within tho last weak or two, issuoJ a vory neat catalogue of thoroughbred hortet to bo sold on the 27th instant, next Monday week j and therein will I bi found tome rare bred youngsleraalloligiblo I forthe good things to bo entered for on tho 1 Thursday nfter liutidwick. Tho cutuloguo con tains in ullforly-scvcn lots. I The Homebu^h settling took place on I Thursduy uightt when tho stakes wcro paid j over iu tho Long Boom ofTaltcrsall's. But | few of tho winneri wero present lo receire , their cheques, and (ho timo honored custom I oi catling iu tlie 'riumoer 'xxt o' was neg lected in every case, saro that of Mr. Town, who although not himself presont, fcf'.i a good representative, (o do the nccdf-il,'i. After tho paying over of (ho Stakci», the coromittccof TtittcrseU's decided that all botfl, whether smglo or douli'e.in any way touching upon The Country Slakes wero elT ; after which tho Genial Settling was proceeded with and passed off satisfa...
THE ERUPTION OF VESUVIUS. [Newspaper Article] — The Mining Record and Grenfell General Advertiser — 25 April 1868
TINS ERUPTION OF VESUVIUS. , A correspondent of tho 'D-uly Telegraph*; gives the following description of a vi«-it to ' Mount Vesuvius ' Our onward wax hod brought into our fluid of viiiou the' first : stream of flowing lava, und tho cff«t of its startling apparition was simplv musical. The walking now btcamo wore puti.ful with ercrv step, atid the ml hot stone*, thrown out tome 250f-ct above tbe scene, cam* t-imMinpdown in somewhat dangerous pr&i'.-nify. But all tbocght of Jiican.fort wu ov*.-! oobsd in tho intense ar.xiety to get n near it po»iiblo to tho scene of action. - And v. rcoahod the stretm of U-ri this etf'itfa.illy ttrred our yind all possible description. Tram the sum- ' mitofth* mountain and from threo leprata outlets fivo continuous torr«-.ti of molten rock ' glowing with n brilliance the like of whieh 1 ; have nev?r beheld, wera sweeping down. Theso river* of flra lighted tip the ice-crowned ; rocks to our left with the land c'aro that was almoit torriblo to...
CO-OPERATION. [Newspaper Article] — The Mining Record and Grenfell General Advertiser — 25 April 1868
CO-OPERATION. We publish iu another column some rematks, taken from tlio ' Ballarat Star,' on quartz mining, which will be read with interest in Oils locality. Our rtuders will soo that it has refirencoto a subject which we broujht under their notico somo (en weeks ago— viz., tho feasibility of working to advantago llio- reefs ? which exist both at Emu Creek and tho Tysgong in considerable numbers, but tho yield from which is comparatively poor. Wo leuru from this statement tho'rcmarkabtr fact that fer the past quarlor the nverago yield of gold per ton from tho reefs bcin™ worked in the Ballarat district wis only 3 dwla. 12} grs and from this the companies mam aged to pay dividends. The Black Hill Com* pany crushed 4G33tousof stono, tho average yiold from which was 4dw(s 3J grs to tho to a ; and yet, ont of this small yield, they paid ONB'TUiUO of tho votuo of ibo gold in dividends, tho remaining two-thirds being for expense* for crushing and raising slonp, &o' This is not, ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Mining Record and Grenfell General Advertiser — 25 April 1868
JG. WALLER luvinerMumed business ? too. WINE & SPIRIT MERCHANT, , ia pri parc-l lo supply Gooiis or tho beitquali* lies at very low price* for C*sh. J. O. WALLlCH, Wino and Spirit Mcr chont, 185, I'itt-st root, opposite tbe Metro* politan Hotel. £5 Regard, if Stolen ; £1 if Strayed. L03T, a Parle Bjy IIomo, brando.l S near shoulder, T on tlio near chock. 'ijiu I uboro reward of £6 will be paid on convlo tlou of Ibo thief, or£l ou briuglng tbo horao 1 1° Mr. JOHN PETRONI, | George-street, Oreufell. £2 Reward. i LOST, a Park Brown Howe, branded IO nrar alioulder, star and switch tntl. A i Bay llarc. branded All near shoulder. A Black Marc, CO near alioulder. An iron-grey Filly, like anchor brand upside, down near alioulder, b'azeifowu face, silrcr tip to fail. Aiiyoito bringing tho same to Mr Yea's Hotel, George-street, Gronfell, will reccive i tho nbovo reward. ? Church of England. — Bachelors' Tea Meeting. F' contcqucnco of the Day of Tlicnksglving _ forllio rc:ovcry of H.It...
MISCELLANEOUS. THE ENGLISH PRESS ON THE YEAR 1867. [Newspaper Article] — The Mining Record and Grenfell General Advertiser — 25 April 1868
MISCELLANEOUS. THE ENGLISH PRESS ON TIIE YEAR 1867. Tho ' Daily News' describes the year 1 667 as one of disaster ond dhtress. Convufsrons of naturo, stagnation of trado, tho growth of pauperism, criminal outru^o- springing not merely from individual depravity, but bo?i»» their root alio in politic.il diMfiiicticin unit class hatred— eommemal fraud* timl political immorality of tho j-rcss.^t bind liaro markod its courto. Wilhou! slnrijif* m Air. Carlyli-'s belief tlmt England is shooting Niogorn, ono may admit that unlet i wo tuho cftro whit wo arooliciut wo shall jresently ilnd ourselvcf in tho rapids. Tho calamitiss under which wo suffer nro of moral origin, and wo must alter our ways if wo would avert tho gloomy fnto jinny signs that tlio punctilious chivalry of commerce is departing; and oven wheiihonrsty nnd fair dealing is rot openly discarded, a low standard of it prevails. With tho cxamplo of this demoralisation in high placos, no ono can reasonably feel surprised at tho ret...
EPITOME OF NEWS. TRIAL OF DR BEATTY. [Newspaper Article] — The Mining Record and Grenfell General Advertiser — 25 April 1868
EPITOME OP NEWS. TRIAL OP l)lt BEATTY. James Bonton Bc.itty was indictcd, for thut lie, on the 8th day of November, 1887, did feloniously uudviolently assault and ravish ono Afary Ann Boiv!i-», against her wilt. Tinprisoi.sr pleaded Not Cluilty, and was dtfouded l-y Mr. Dnlley und Mr. Mauniug, in* strut'l.'il by ilr. M'Jntiuh. Mr. Butler in opening tho rasv, placed tho facts belttro i Injury umUii 1 llio prUoacrwu charged nith tho capital crime cf rapa s if there wcro any doubts ia the minds of (lie jury as (u prisoner's i-uii(, they should give him the bonrRt of them doubts ) but if he wcro guilty tho oll'once was mm of a very grave character ina»nnirh as ho had taken advuutago of his position nsaiucdiuil man to accomplish his purpose. fUo proi-*cutrix was a patieutof tho doctor's, and bavin.; been ailing for some short lime previously, prisoner hni been nt her hut lo tco her on ajverot occasions. Ho ; told her thai ho roijuired her lo visit Iii u at his own residence and «lic went...
LOCAL NEWS. GRENFELL POLICE COURT. TUESDAY, APRIL 21. (Before the Police Magistrate.) UNSOUND MIND. [Newspaper Article] — The Mining Record and Grenfell General Advertiser — 25 April 1868
LOCAL KBAV8. aUEXCKLL POLICE COURT. Tpjihuat, Arntr. 21. ' (Beforo the Police Jfagiifmtc.) i Bntirrt Kavnungh, ntt old man of about CO, wa- hrou 'lit hi fort- the court. Constable Sul.Serlnud flxted tint, front In* formation reocived from Mr. Ki-imn Cum uiiugs.he wvnt to the Wtirmdorry langes ond Br^csted prisoner. ICavanach liad set fire to tbo grass am) timber on Mr. Cuuimina's run in six or seven different plactn. This spot is about seven miles from Oreufell. Tho fires wcro onlynboutlCO ynrdsnpsrt. He found prisoner m (ho ranges, stanittng uestde a two, : and from uppraranccs tliought ho wns insane. Ha naked him what ho was doing there, nnd lio look o Bible from his pockct nud replied that that was what brought him Ihcrc. After saying (his Iw would sm.vvlr speak, and was arrested on suspicion of being of unsound mini. Farce had lo bo used to put him on tho horso that brought him into Groufel'. A knife, Bible, ond a box of matches, were found upon hli perion. When orrctlo:! ho was...
SELECT POETRY. A DAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Mining Record and Grenfell General Advertiser — 25 April 1868
'elect poetry. A DAY. Though time flies on, and in its course - Heaps mounds if years behind, Wo littlo noto tho days thnt pas* Liko ' chaff before the wind.' We heedless ask ' What ia a day p 'Tis nothing after all,' And scorn it, ns it glides along, , Till it is past recall. We trill not catch it in its (light, And hold it while we may ; 'mat matters it P' wo ask again, ' lis but a single day.' But still it onward rolls, and turns * From us in aad disdain. Do what wo may, when 'ouco 'tis gone 'Twill ne'er return again. Why should we then, with suehcautempt Treat this oue little day P It bids us mind that, like itself, Wo all must pass away.
CALENDAR FOR APRIL. [Newspaper Article] — The Mining Record and Grenfell General Advertiser — 25 April 1868
CALENDAR FOB APRIL. IfSIMBAKM OP IHI BPy' Dm' «--»??? risca. | sctfl. I 17. All Fool'a Day 0* 17 fi' CO a Tb. o 17 0 40 3 P. Now Squatting Begula. 6 18 C 48 i S. [tions, 1811 G 10 5 40 6 S. Palm SnwpiY 6 20 0 45 6 M. Ooulburn Cir. Court 6 20 6 4t 71 G21 6 43 8 W. 6 22 5 42 » Tb. 6 22 5 40 10 F. CfOOS FaiDAT 0 23 0 33 11 8. G 21 C 33 12 8. Eabteh S0KDAT 0 25 C 315 13 M. HabtRB MoKDAY 6 20 C 35 14 T. Batburst Cir. Court ft 27 B 31 1 15 W. Moon'a 1st qr, 8*39 o.m. 6 27 5 33 16 Th. 0 28 5 32 IV F. 0 28 C 30 18 8. 0 20 5 20 I 10 8. Ibt APTEB EABTBtt 6 30 5 28 I 20 M. Wagga Wagga Circuit C 31 5 117 21 T. tCourl 0 13 G 20 23 W. G 32 C 21 2S Th. N'ow Moon, G'24 p.m. C 33 G 23 21 F. G 31 5 22 25 8. 0 35 5 21 26 S. 2nd Amu Eabtbu C 30 5 20 S7 M. 0 3G r. 10 28 T. Mutiny of the Bounty, 6 37 5 18 29 W. [1789 0 38 5 17 SO Th. G 30 6 15
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Mining Record and Grenfell General Advertiser — 25 April 1868
THE 'MINING RECORD' IS published At ths Office, off George-atrccti Grenfoll, early every Saturday morning* It is the only paper printed in (lio important and riling district of Emu Creek, lias an ex* tonsivo and increasing circulation on tlio Emu Crook Gold-Fields 5 at Young, Forbes, Car oar, Cowra, tho Bland, nnu other settled localities; amongst tho squatters and small settlers of tlio Lachlan anu surrounding dis trict* ; and throughout tho colon? goneraHy. ? TERMS ^ SOBaoairnoK. — Six shillings per quarter, pavablo in advance; or, if posted, soven abillings and sixpence. Subscribers will bo received at anytime, andebargod from tlio period at which thoy commence. Advbqtisixo. — Advertisements «r 0 ?barged for at tho following rates:— For tho first inch (or less) of space, 4s. 7 for each tucoeediag inch, Ss. A discount of 33 per aont allowed for tho second insertion, and So per cent, on tho second and third if for tbreo insertions. A still furthor rcdnctioa when advertisements ore ...
RATES OF POSTAGE TOWN LETTERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Mining Record and Grenfell General Advertiser — 25 April 1868
SATES OF POSTAGE Town Letters. Mot exceeding half an ounce ? ? ... Id Hot exceeding one ounce, but exceeding half an ounce... ? 2d. Borovory additional half-ounce, or leas Id Coomb* Lmsaa. For doliverr-in any part of the colony at which the letters are posted Hot exceeding half an ounce ? ... 2d. Not exceeding one ounoe, but exceeding half an ounco ? ? 4d. Tor evory additional half-ounce, or lost 2d L*TTBB# TO XVD FBOlt TUB UlUTXD Kimodou. (Except in special cases.) Via Southampton. Marseille*, e. d. ». d. Hot exceeding t ox. 0 0 0 10 Exceeding i ox., but not exceeding 1 ox. 1 0 18 Exceeding 1 ox., but not exceeding 2 ox. 2 0 8 4 Every additional ox., or fraction of anoz. 0 16 lamas to Biiirisu Colonies ajtd Fobbio'x COVKTBIE8. .Hot exoecding t ox.,6d. ; exceeding J ox., but not exceoding 1 ox., Is. ; forovory addi tional j ot., or fraction of } oe,, Cd. ; cxn eept to tho Mauritius, India, io., and in ?nreial eases, for which soo monthly Postal Guide. MONBT'OBOBBfl. Monoy orders may...
POST-OFFICE TIME-TABLE. ARRIVAL AND DISPATCH OF MAILS ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Mining Record and Grenfell General Advertiser — 25 April 1868
POST-OFFICE TIME-TABLE. ABRIVAL AND DISPATCH OF MAILS Abbivau. From Sydney.— Monday, Wednesday, anil Friday, nt 7*30 p.m. From Forbes and Sydney.— -Monday and Thursday ut 9 o.m. From Young nnd Sydney. — Tuesday and Friday at 9 a.m. DirAUTCTBES. To Sydney.— Tuesday, Thursday, and Suti day; at 4 ?.in. To Forbes.— Tuesday and Friday at 0 a.m. Ta Young.— Monday and Thursday, at 0 N.B.— Office hour* from 0 a.m. to 6 p.m. and from 2 to G p.m. Oo Sundays, from 10 a.m- till 11 a.m. Money Orders issued from 9 a.m. to G p.m Sundays excepted. Each mail cloies half-an-liour before the advertised timo of despatch— except that of Sydney, which closes at 10 o'clock the night before.
MY WIFE'S PRAYER BOOK. [Newspaper Article] — The Mining Record and Grenfell General Advertiser — 2 May 1868
MY WIFE'S PRAYER UOOfC. I had been settled in Jolinsouvillo tome ten years as n mrrchuut, when ns I sat one morning quietly reading tho paper in my couuting-liousc, the following udvcr(i«ment met my eye. — 4 Oue thousand dollars reword will bo paid to any person who can givo precise information as to how the Into James , Smithson met his death on board tho Wil liiioi Curtis, onthe night of tho 23rd of Aug.. , 1851. Address. Jacob Sharper, Esq., 28G j Fulton-street, New York.' I You will wonder why this should make mo turn pale and sick, but it did, nnd for this rowan. I knew the lato James Smithson. I was his fellow-passenger on board tho Wil liam Curtis, and I was ono of the last persons who saw him alive. We wero coming from England —I to make my fortune, ho to return lo his native land ; nnd I felt far him an imtinctive renugtmice which I took HttUmina to conceal. Ilo was a big burloy bullying Yankee, who had made a fortune, and was now spending it and boasting of it lifter tho m...
PAST AND FUTURE. [Newspaper Article] — The Mining Record and Grenfell General Advertiser — 2 May 1868
PAST AND FUTURE. RTBi:5.iL is the Power serine . Thit brings the Spring to all, ISttI brief tho spsce that ii .'s between The ripeness and tho fill. The earth, in shadow nnd in glow, Around Un sun is ro'.lW, And lightly come aud lijhtly po The yiurstbat make us old. .- --h, Autumn night, reposing ttjw, Like bird with folded wing! A» old men think of vou'li.sothou ? RocaU'st thu vanlsh'd Spring. The lov'd oue dies, Iho love remains j As, when the East i* grey, The lull'd aud dreaming We»t retains Its memory of the day. Across Ihc air the hasty brooks Seem I obbling of tho Putt, Stjinu. ?' How tcnder-swect Ihc looks Thnt nro not made to hut !' 'l'ho mild brcith oftho wuningy«ar Comes up from holt nml lea, And over distant downs I hear 'Wie sighing of the eea. I stand beneath tho infant night, itespreut with dewy drop*,' And see the trcsecnt moon hang white Above tho dirk -h\tt tops. And, as tho stars bloom thick and fust . Out of tin) tremulous sky, Vet, by the wuxing inoiu mrp-xjM, F...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Mining Record and Grenfell General Advertiser — 2 May 1868
THOMiif' NE^ON, SODA-WATEB, LEMONADE, GINGEll-BEER AN D CORDIAL MANUFACTURER, GREW FELL. rnnE advertiser begs to notify to tiio publicans of Grenfell, anil of the Emu Creek gold JL Colli generally, that lie lias just received from Syduey a first-class NEW SODA-WATEB M A 0 H I N B manufactured by Hayward, Tyler, nnd Co., Load?j, and containing all tho latest im provements for the proper manufacture of this refreshing beverugoi by which }.o wUl bo able to produco nn article equal to tbo cclebrutod Seliweppo's, am* superior to anything yet introduced on theso goldllelds. LEMONADE of tbo finest quality nnd flavor also manufactured bj machinery. _ NELSON'S CORDIAL have obtained celcbrit' in tho neighbouring colony of Vic* toria, and in New South Wales, and he has no hesitation in recommending them to bis patrons as unequalled by anything either manufactured in theeolonics, or imported. In thanking tho Licensed Victuallers of the district for their very liberal support since ho commenced ...