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NEW STAMP AND QUARTZ CRUSHER. [Newspaper Article] — Evening News — 19 January 1870
NEW STAMP AND QUARTZ CRUSHER. A desideratum long wanted in New South j Wales purports to be presented in Child's Patent | Atmospheric Stamp and Quartz-Crusher. To provide a machine, at once easily profitable, cheap, simple in its 'i parts, and yet capable of testing on a sufficient scale any ' quartz reef or mineral vein without water, these were the difficulties to be solved. It is claimed for the machine ' above depicted that it answers all these requirements, awi\ nffm-^K n. tiipjitib nf fastirifr- -and of wnrKin£r if need be- -quartz reefs and other mineral deposits under circumstances of difficulty such as no other appliance has yet successfully met and overcome. The machine is very simple in construction, little liable to get out of order, and is cosily repaired by an ordinary mechanic when nocessaiy. The stamp-head used is about 75 pounds weight, but by the force of the atmospheric pressure it strikes near a 1000 pound blow, with an average rapidity of 150 blows per minute, o...
Insolvency, This Day. [Newspaper Article] — Evening News — 19 January 1870
insolvency^ IMs fiajf Hf.l9s-£r Deficiency, 365£OsCd. Official assignee, ?imrv Bryan, of George-street, Sycbiev salesman. ?Stoolveafy: Ibises in keeping lodgers and Hoping- labilities 37t 13s 8i AsBeta 10*. itefid. ^Riree^benezer Voile, of Pitt-street, Sydney, am ?toner. Cauee of -insolvency: Pressure of a IKtor liabilities, 615/. 7s. Assets, 44W. De K awTTs. dffioial assignee, Mr. J. P. Mac V'' . ?
DIAMONDS AND OTHER GEM STONES IN AUSTRALIA. To the Editor of the Times. [Newspaper Article] — Evening News — 19 January 1870
DIAMONDS AND OTHER GE1I STONES IN AUSTRALIA. Tu the Editor of the 3't'mcs. .Sir, — I have received the enclosed letter from Dr. Bleasduli;, of Melbourne, upon the subject of the recent discoveries of diamonds in Now South Wales, with a request that I would forward it to you. Dr. Bloasdale was one of the first to say that dia monds and other precious stones would be discovered in Australia in payable quantities ; and his opinions aud Blatemeuts may bo accepted as being in every way reliable. 1 aui. Sir, your obedient servant GEORUE YERDON. S, Victoria-chambers, Victoria-btreet, S. W., Oct. 4. 'Sir, — It is now beyond doubt that valuable diamond mines exist in the district of Mudgeo, in the heart of New South AVolcs, for the number of diamonds alrealy received in Melbourne from the Cudgeegong Creek, wliich skirts the plain whereon the little town of Mudgeo stands, amounts to some hundreds. Many of these have been examined by me, and nearly the whole by both Mr. Crisp, the well-known M...
ADELAIDE. [Newspaper Article] — Evening News — 19 January 1870
ADELAIDE. 3 p.m. There wan another large fire last night in the Mount Lofty Eanges. The weather was too cloudy hist night for viewing the eclipse favourably. There were sales of wheat to-day at 5s. Mr. Baker's motion in tho Council, censuring the Government for their conduct in regard to postal tenders, was carried in an amended fomi, by striking out the name ot tho Uluet .-secretary, me carrying of this motion is likely to lead the Ministers to a con sideration of their position. The Government proposed a motion forgiving Mr. Bartley, hate solicitor to the Land Titles Office, £1500 compensation: on this an amendment was moved and carried, reinstating him in office. The corn market is very firm ; sales of wheat have been effected at 5s, with, a good demand at that price for export and milling ; flour is quoted at £12 to £l3.~Ifci(ilif.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Evening News — 19 January 1870
.... K Ew*tW MJASAfll mm% ' (^H *' ? .___! .. .....J I mm FISHING TACKLE, Wholesale and Retail. con&istinF of ever}- description of Uckle for sea and river fishing. A lihero] allowance made to wholesale buyers. E. EASTWAY and SONS, Fishing Line Makers, 4-25, Ueorgf-strect, Sydney. ? -pffinr' FLRK. FIRE. W. H. BEECH, MAOT.K CHIMNEY SWKEPEC 2AT Sfacquarfe-streei. AU orders, by post or othorwine^in town or ? country', strictly attended to. ? ) jVi R. J. 'SPlSNCKH, Sur^-ou-Dftiiti - J ItJL ^5-2 Oeorrc-street, over Mountcas'Je's. Received HONOURABLE MENTION' at Exhibition, for ARTIFICIAL TrKTJI -V finsle tooth fr.-in Ts Gd. ; teeth scaled, stopped, : nnrt .-Ttriirtwl. Children's ia-tb qiminlly regulated. ? ~\ ~M iJHiiAfTi^'F's'ii'i ]-i-,£T in tTic COLONY, j V.' -AKTH-XlAi. TEETH, lOt. eacli : ttt-i-l-(ue. !?? . ] «M;.t:!;i.n, ?;*. f.l. Mr. M. KM ANVlil., rra«i.iO I'enti?'. (established !8-io), ai4 i,mijc urtct, over budon'f, Etaiiuutr: i and 125 WiiHamstrcct, WnoHooreocloo. ' MR....
IMPROVED PROCESS OF SUGAR MAKING IN MAURITIUS. [Newspaper Article] — Evening News — 19 January 1870
IMPROVED PROCESS OP SUGAR M.\KlN(i IN MAURITIUS. ALTiiot'tiii tli.-r.- is no ik'ii.irlinent of manufacturing industry in which morn progress 1ms boon inailo during 'the liH. tun yearn than in Hit; production of sugar, it is equally true that there l« nono in which fie limeli remains to be done. The extraction «f a perfectly whit« sugar direct from the juico of the eanu and beet, without refining, is now nn awomplished fact. At the last great Exposition in Taris, beautiful specimens of sugar so produced, from three estates in Mauritius, yere «x- I libited and took gold -medals. Jt should be ranm. I : bered that these beautiful .samples were produced I without the use of a particle iof. bone black, and I ^without tike addition otjony injurious : f^wnireu sub- 1 ;jSanrie: ? . ? . -. . : . . \ . . _ 1 ' H. Potilin, one of tho three enterprising, planters ? :-who received the gold medal, as before- stated, gives M the following simple statement of the process em. M ployed: — ' ' - ~fl 'T...
MELBOURNE. 8 p.m. [Newspaper Article] — Evening News — 19 January 1870
MELBOURNE. 8 p.m. The preparation of the new Victorian Hand-booTc has been entrusted to Mr. Nixon, formerly tho secretary ot the Western Eailway League. The steamship Gothenburg has arrived from New Zealand, and brings news to the 11th instant. The Claud Hamilton has been chartered to remove tho ISth Begiment, from Taranaki to Melbourne. Several nuggets have been found at Longwood, KroniikL . . News from Wellington states that the directors of the New Zealand Steam Navigation Company, having discovered that their late proceedings for the winding up of the company were informal, have called another meeting of shareholders. War news is uninteresting. There had not been any fighting, and To Kooti's allies desire peace. Messrs. Power and Rutherford sold the JIaryvate and TJlswater stations, Wimmera district, with 12,000 purchased acres, 37,000 sheep, sundry horses, cattle, and improvements for £43,600. An Argus leading article supports the Californian mail route. A Victorian Academy of ...
Coroner's Court, This Day SHOCKING SUICIDE RESULTING FROM INTEMPERANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Evening News — 19 January 1870
t#ner1sCoHrt,ThisDay 7||pBKING SUICIDE BESULTING FBOM W'~ DJTEMPEHANCE. .^ -* 3!tajGUy.-Co-ppnerjthiB momijig iield an Jngnfist&J .l*Js ^officBilptiJradnlr^ie^lca^i'-)f^RjwOTui*n pBfli'gtt^fliMib'Bfli RmlHi who' difid this morning &om ^|*he effeofa^of poison. The following evidence wa% taken :—j If? William Smith stated th&t.nVwas a labourer. Sod resided at Kent-street, Sydney. Deceased was his wife, a native of Scotland, andaged thirty-three years. They had been married about twelve years, but had no fainilv. Deceased bad been drinkinE hard lately at -times, and within the last twe or three days to excess. . She had been drinking hard for years, but not con tinuously. Since last Christmas she had been frequently intoxicated. Witness never teard her say that she would take her life, nor ever had. any : reason to apprehend that she would do so. He had ,nol lately', observed anything unusual or strange inher manner or conduct excepting that when in drink she wa...
THE LATE HAILSTORM AT PENNANT HILLS. To the Editor of the Evening News. [Newspaper Article] — Evening News — 19 January 1870
THE LATE HAILSTORM AT PENNANT HILLS. To tht Editor of the Evening Xeiee. Sir,— According to published reports, a deputation, consisting of some five members of Parliament, the Mayor of Farramatta, and three residents of the dis trict, waited upon the Hon. the Colonial Secretary yesterday, to seek Government relief for the sufferers by the abovenamed storm. It was quite evident that the deputation did not agree npon any mode of rehef. One gentleman sug gested the opening of a new road, of about two miles, into the Common, to enable him and otho.'s to obtain their firewood. Another gentleman thought that im mediate money relief should be given. Mr. Flood very sensibly remarked that it would have a very demoralising effect to distribute Government grants in the method suggested. Mr. Byrnes suggested that the Benevolent Asylum at Parnunatta could distribute relief of a pressing nature to the sufferers. As an old resident, I venture to assert that not one real sufferer, however pressing ...
The Speech of Victor Hugo Before the Peace League. [Newspaper Article] — Evening News — 19 January 1870
The Speech of Victor Hugo Before the Peace League. The Rappd of Paris prints the following speech of Victor Hugo before tho Lausanne Peace League: ' Words fail me to express how profoundly affected I am by the reception I have received. I offer to the Congress, to this generous and sympathetic audience, my profound emotion. Citizens, you have reasons to select for the place of reunion and deli mi*if^n«, tliic TinTiln pnnntinr nf 4-lifl Alna l^ir«t. it is fiee ; then it is sublime ! Yes, it is here, in pre sence of this magnificent nature that it meets to make the great declarations of humanity, among others this : No more war ! One thought dominates this Congress. Permit me, since you have done me tho signal honour of choosing me President, to an nounce it. I will do so in a few words. We who are here, what do we wish? Peace. We desire peace; wo desiro it ardently; -wo desire it absolutely. We desire it between man and man, between people and people, between race and race, between b...
No title [Newspaper Article] — Evening News — 19 January 1870
Destbuction -if a Wheat Stack bv Fibe.— We regret to record that on Saturday List, a1»ut 2 p.m., s wheat stack containing about one hundred and ten bushels, and four hundred acres of grass on the pur chased land of Mr. Michael Linnane, farmer at Jam balla, near Gobarralong, were destroyed by fire ; some portions of a two-railed fence, which cost £36 per mile, were also burned, and had it not been so substantial more of it would doubtless have been consumed. At one time the flames approached within three yards of UTr T.innana'd rf*si^M,nw whinli contained somp valn&liltB papers in addition to the ordinary furniture, &£., and but for the active and earnest exertions of Mr. James Crowe, of Gobarralong, and his son, Thomas Crowe, who with prompt kindness hastened to render assist* ance, the dwelling must have perished. Mr. Linnane was from home ; but his wife, although ailing,' did her utmost to keep the flames from catching the home. The cause of the fire cannot definit...
LADIES IN THE HUNTING FIELD. [Newspaper Article] — Evening News — 19 January 1870
LADIES IN THIS HUNTING FIELD. ' Tire Ladies ! God bless 'em ! ' as we once heard the toast given by a bachelor, on whom it devolved to pro pose ttieir health. The orator was as ardent an admirer of the sex as he was of the virtue of brevity, and the eloquence compressed into that one sentence was ?a wortliier tribute to their charms than the most flowery peroration he could have uttered. But we are far from being bold enough to attempt to discuss angelic femininity generally — to analyse the wayward variety of temperament tliat has puzzled iil.ilncniiliars fmr «mia in mvo inwR nv ^/v?r-llllt for. O to dwell in rapture on their virtues, and point sorrow fully to their amiable little weaknesses. , With ladies in the hunting field alone have we to do, and if perchance in the course of our remarks we are | forced to give truth precedence to gallantry, they must . pity, not condemn us. First, there is the lady who takes au active part in the fray, and enters into the rough-and-tumble of ...
Remarkable Literary Forgeries. EXTRAORDINARY STORY. [Newspaper Article] — Evening News — 19 January 1870
Remarkable Literary Forgeries. EXTBA0RDIXAJ1Y STORY. _ , A cheat controversy has raged m the *««ncl1 Academy of Science for the last two years respecting the authenticity of various documents submitted to the pundite by M. Chasles, an eminent maOiemab cianf who subsequently declined to say where ne obtained them. This correspondence between Galileo, Newton, Pascal, &c, tended to prove that the honour, of Newton's grand discoveries of the law of gravitation and attraction should appertain to Pascal The late Sir David urewsier uun»»s'j refuted this theory ; and after two years' baiting, M. Chasles has himself at last admitted that he has been the dupe of a clever forger. A man presented him self to him eight years past as an archivist and paleseoirrapher. He offered to sell an extensive col lection of documents, the greater pail of which were then in. America. M. Chaslos, instead of nibbling at the bait, swallowed it entire; so the fisher played with him long-, giving him plen...
THE KERRY BREED OF CATTLE. [Newspaper Article] — Evening News — 19 January 1870
THE KEltHV BREED OF CATTLE. The main interest of capitalists nnd stockownere ill Australia having long centred in the production of wool, beef, and tallow, to the comparative neglect of tillage and dairy fanning — cattle have mostly been bred for their fattening qualities, to the almost complete exclusion of what in older countries is regarded as of equal importance — ineir vaiue as nieoiums ror xne pro duction of milk, butter, and cheese. Hence a good breed of hard economical milch cows is still a desidera tum in New South Vales. Such a breed as the Kerry cattle, it appears to us, would be admirably suited for the wants of ilnirymcn, small settlers, and private families. The Kerry cattle, although small in size, are not unsyinnietrical in shape, and possess two or three qualities not often found together ; for, while as a breed they are the best milkers in the world, they also fatten readily, and ore about the most hardy livers of known variety of homed stock. Youatt says: ' The Ke...
MUNGARLOWE, OR THE LITTLE RIVER. [FROM THE TRAVELLING MINING REPORTER OF THE TOWN AND COUNTRY JOURNAL.] [Newspaper Article] — Evening News — 19 January 1870
motgaelgwe; g'e tee p£n£:wx$fc [EEOM TUB TBAVBLUSO MCTliO rBETOBTEtt OP.TB^. ''.,': TOWN AKD COVS'TKY lOtfOiAJ/S}: r r ,??. . -..; ?Following the Clyde Boad out mf BraSdwood for «x iniles~we come to the 'Blue Bell,' having just ?previously observed that the Braidwood granite has changed to Little Biver date. A little Tjeyond, the. Warrambucca Creek is crossed hy a bridge ; and turning off the Clyde Road to the left, and following thecourse of this creek to its junction with the lanle.j TJiver we find Mr. Francis' crushing mill, in lull ^Thiii mill, as well as the St. Vincent, on Fagane Greet has been erected under the . superintendence of the energetic and enthusiastic Mr. Eisenstadter, a ffenfleman of quartz reefing celebrity- m Victoria. It is drivea by -water power, of which' it has a fine supply conducted by a flume 3 feet 6 inches wide, and 15 inches deep, from the dam to a breast wheel 15 feet in diameter and 6 feet broad, -with. 24 buckets. There are two batteries of five sta...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Evening News — 19 January 1870
STEAM TO MELBOURNE. &nbsp; The favourite and powerful steamer &nbsp; Hero, &nbsp; 1000 Tons, Captain T. LOGAN, Will leave the Grafton Wharf, for the above port on SATUR- DAY next, the 22nd Instant, at 2 p.m. For freight or passage, apply to ELDRED and SPENCE, 62 Margaret-street. TOWN AND COUNTRY JOURNAL. G. HILL, 68 South Head Road, is prepared to deliver the above Journal to any part of Surry Hills or Woollomooloo,' at 6d. per copy, or 6s. 6d. per quarter. MONEY LENT to any amount on every description of portable property, &c, at the lowest rate of interest, at one of the oldest establishments in the city. T. PETERS, Clarence-street, near Erskine-street. TO BUILDERS.— TENDERS are invited until THURSDAY, February 3rd, for the erection and completion of PRESBYTERY of St. Mary's, Sydney (walls of brick). Flans, specification, Ac, can be seen, on application Mr. THOS. EVES, St. Mary's new Cathedral Works. The lowest or any tender not necessarily accepted...