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GRENFELL MINING REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — The Mining Record and Grenfell General Advertiser — 30 May 1868
GRENFELL MINING REPORT, An important feature iu our milling history lias been mado during tho present week. This is no less thau a reduction of 5s a ton in tho prico of crushing. This reduction, however, wo aro given to understand, doos not extend to small lots. Large contrasts havo boen taken by both tbo Brundah and M'Oon. nell's at 15s, ond it is anticipated tho other machines will adopt the same principle. This will bo a great advantage to tho owners of roofs, aud it will make a material difference in tho profits of working. As a genera 1 thing wo consider the mining interests of the district in a most healthy condition. This ia not only ovtdent from the progress being mado upon tho apparently permanent reefs already openod, but is to bo seeu in tho enter* priso being daily dovotopod in searching for and discovering reefs in close proximity to tbia gold-Ucld. A great deal of atteution is also being directed to tho country on tho Levels, about forty miles beyond Morangercll, and s...
FRIDAY, MAY 20. (Before the Police Magistrate.) CANCEL OF LICENSE. [Newspaper Article] — The Mining Record and Grenfell General Advertiser — 30 May 1868
Fbidat, Mat 29. (Before tho Folico Muftis) rate.) I Tho Hcenae of the Glanmiro Hotel, 7*Mile rush, was cancellcd because Mr Arnold Mat* thews, the licensee, had absented himself from the premises beyond tho stipulated timo. Tlio wife of Mr Georgo Wilmot Johnson, dairyman, on thoVorbrs road, was summoned for committing this offence on complaint of . the wife of Mr Samuel Jackson, who is tbo keeper of tbo Traveller's Rest Hotel, near Grenfell, on tbo Forbes road, Catberino Jaelcson sworn : On Friday even ing, the 22nd instant, at about G o'clock, the yard of our house, tho Traveller's licit Hotel, was full of pigs. Somo of them be* longed to Johnson, and some wcro our own.' Myliusbaud camo home, and seemed much anuoyod, I heard tho report of a gun, and Immediately after tho voico of respondent. I wont out, and heard Mrs. Johnson muko use of an obscene epithet lo my husband. I told my husband to como into the house, and not to bandy words with Mrs. Johnson, as thero wero legal remedies...
No title [Newspaper Article] — The Mining Record and Grenfell General Advertiser — 30 May 1868
Testos'iJ Fabbwell.— Ono of our towns men, who has made himself vory generally Copular, and is much respected, invitod is friends to a ball and suppor on Wednes day evening. Thero were more than a hun dred persons who responded to tho invitation. Tho cotnpnny was as select as it was numerous. Mr Tvston, upon this occasion, bud made every provision for the comfort und pleasure of bis guests. Thore were fully thirty ladies present, tho wires aud daughters of our store* keepers and miners. The hull was decorated witn evergreens iu ft tasteful manner. The music consisted of a piano and Tiolin, The piano was played by Air Forteseue, and tho violin by Mr Fisher — both accomplished. Mr Fogerty (who has leased tho houso, and will . tuke Mr Tcston's place) was master of cere* - monies, and, this being a duty iu which ho is | very skilful), it is just to s^y that he acquitted i himself with great credit. Tho dancing con* tinued until half-past 1 a.m , whon (ho supper wus laid. The tablo was f...
LIST OF UNCLAIMED LETTERS [Newspaper Article] — The Mining Record and Grenfell General Advertiser — 30 May 1868
LIST OF UNCLAIMED LBTTER9 Tho following is » list of unclaimed letters, now lying at the Grenfell post-office. Anderson 0., Allen Robert (2) Bigaer Frcdk, Black John, Brown 0., Bate* mon Hy., Boatty J, B. (J), Batcinau Thomas, Birch Jas , Brown Jas. Curwin Mr., Cumbei Joseph, Curry John, Ceg^io S., Calvert Win., Camhlit 0, Daley Jatuc*, Dean Mrs., Deuiini Thomas, Dunn James \Y. Flynn Mrs M, Grillla James, Gigg Robert, Galligan John. lfort Chas., Hanson ny., Harrison Wm., Henderson Miss B„ Harvey Jas. Monahan Jtio., Marnuauu T. McKean Airs (2) Oloamy Fat., Owen T. S. Slater George, Suudford W. Taylor Alick, Thomson Mrs. J. (3) Wilson Samuel (2), Wood Gilbert. Jonx Qi'ODLt.s'Q, Fostmaster.
COURT OF REQUESTS. THURSDAY, MAY 23. (Before the Police Magistrate, and J. B. Wood, Esq., J.P.) [Newspaper Article] — The Mining Record and Grenfell General Advertiser — 30 May 1868
COURT OF RKOUKSTS. Thcesday, May 2d. (Boforo tho l'olico Magistrate, and J. B Wood, Eiii., J.P.) Schun Winn v. Sorery Ah Toy.— Claim for £3 17s.— No appearaueo of cither of tho parties. Kur! Kruuss v. Georgo Gout.— Medical at tendance, £5.— Mr. It vail appeared for de fendant, and tho caso'wtis postponed to next Oarter v. Chard,— Slander, £10. — Mr. Rvoll anneitred for romnhuuant. nnd William Davis Beer was introduced as a witness. Uo deposed to having beeu present, und heard tho slanderous words^anything but compli. mentory to omplxinant's wifo's clnrnetcr, — Judgment for nluintiflj damages £0, and £1 12s coats. Ererett v. Martyn.— Goods supplied, CI Is 8d.— In this caso defendant filed u sct olf for tho raluo of an iron bath that pluintiiT had taken from defendant's premises whilo bathing, and which wus sunk in the Com pany's Dam, und has never been recovered, Tho cost oftjis bath was £3 2s., and defend ant deposed thut tho loss of it had been a groat iuconvcnicnce to him. Pluiiit...
LOCAL NEWS. AMUSEMENTS.—THE QUEEN'S BIRTHDAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Mining Record and Grenfell General Advertiser — 30 May 1868
LOCAL NEWS. AMUSEMENTS.— THE QUEEN'S BIRTH DAY. Tho foriy-mnth anniversary of tho birth day of tho Queen was kept at Grenfell in u most loyal manner. All business was sus pended, as a matter of courso. There was a great pic-nic for Iho school children, at which many of our townsfolks became, for tliut day at least, children of a larger growth. Thero wcro races Qt Bogolong, and any ouantitrof balls and suppers in the evening. Fireworks wcro in abundance, nnd, in fad, n grand carnival was held, that was quito inspiriting to all beholders. ''Tis a poor heart tlmt nover rejoices,' and for that day nt least tlio Grenfell pcoplo forgot such prosaic affairs ns quartz and reefs, machines and dnms, and appeared to giro themselves up to jollity and pleasuro. Wo giro below 11 brief uccount of somo of the doings, ond first of iho Publio School Pio-Nio.- At about 9, o'clock in tho morning something over thrco hundred children, most of whom attend tho Publio School, tho teachcr of which is Air II...
THE TICHBOURNE BARONETCY. [Newspaper Article] — The Mining Record and Grenfell General Advertiser — 30 May 1868
THE TIOIIBOURNE BARONETCY. Mr. Otto Berliner has suecceded in obtain ing an importaut piece of cridonce in favour of tho claimant of tho Tichbourno esUtcs. It is an affidavit by Mr. A. 8. 0. Trevor Hill, ofDungannon, a resident of Queensland, und now iu Melbourne, who has sworn before Sir. Stewart, P.M., that, in the year 1833, ho was in England, and at a ball in Cheltenham— a bachelors' ball in tho Assembly-rooms— he danced in a set of quadrilles vis-a-vis to n gontictnan who was pointed out to him as Mr Tichbourne, of tho Carbineers. They wero dancing with two sisters. Aftor tho danco they went to supper, whero thoy wero in conversation (Mr Hill and Mr, Tichbonrne) I for soiro timo. On tho following day, whilst talking with tho ladies, Mr Hill's attention was called to Comet^Xichbourno by tho ladies, as he was riding down tho street on a bay pony. Mr Ilill did not again seo Mr Tichbourno in England. In 1801 Mr Hill was in Now South Wales, and about tho month of August rodo into Wa...
TUESDAY, MAY 26 (Before the Police Magistrate.) HOUSE STEALING AND MURDER. [Newspaper Article] — The Mining Record and Grenfell General Advertiser — 30 May 1868
Tpesday, Mat 20 (Beforo tho Police Magistrate.) nojtSE stealing a.vd mpkdek. Andreas Christian Peter Ncllson, a Dano, was brought up uudcr circumstances tlmt will appear by perusing tho deposition of Scnior.Conitublo Sutherland. Andrew Sutherland sworn: I nm n senior* constablo oftho mounted police stationed at Grenfell. On Saturday afternoon, tlio 23rd instant, nt ubout .1 o'clock, I arrested tho pri soner beforo tho Ccurt at tbn 7-Miln Rtmb. Tyugong gold-field, I did this by virtuo of a wurrant, which I produeo, wherein ho is chargcd with stealing n dark brown liorso, branded W near shoulder, W near (high, und 2G0 under saddle, tho property of one Micliacl Cnllaghan. Tho liorso was 'stolen at Too woomba, Queensland, and tho warrant is dated Jan 0, 18(18, and is under tho hand ond seal of J, 0. White, ICsq., J.P., a mogistrato of tho territory of Quecnslund. Tho signa ture of tho magistrate in Quecnslund hos bcon sworn to by a magistrate of tho colony of Now South! Wales, and (ho w...
THE STORY OF A GERMAN EMIGRANT SHIP. [Newspaper Article] — The Mining Record and Grenfell General Advertiser — 30 May 1868
TUC STORY OF A GERMAN EMI* I GRANT SHIP, Tho terrible stories of tho middlo passage' which havo so often appalled and startled English rcadors in tho old days of tho slavo trade, have found a parallel in the present day in tho caso of a German emigrant ship. Tho number of emigrants from Germany to America is often verv larcc. nnd in consc quoncotho greed for tho gain overrules evcrr other consideration. The unfortunate emi grants are crammcd into wretched and un* seaworthy vessels, without any attempt (o prrserro health or even decency among tho passengers. Laden heavily to tho water's edgo, these miserablo ships occupy an un hcard-of timo on tho passago i nnd tho quality and quantity of food and wuter served out to the passengers is in keeping with the de ficiency of veutilution and space. Tho Lcib. nitz, which has just returned from Nsw York after completing hrr voyage thither from Hamburgh in seventy days, was a specimen of tbeso emigrants ships. On tho 2nd of Noveinbor she left ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Mining Record and Grenfell General Advertiser — 30 May 1868
IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT. NEW GOODS. NEW GOODS. M'CONNELL AND CO. Hereby beg respectfully to notify to the public that their UNRIVALLED NEW STOCK OF DRAPERY GOODS HAS JUST ARRIVED OF A NEW AND SUPERIOR PATTERN, STYLE, AND MATERIAL. M'CONNELL AND CO., DRAPERS, CLOTJIIERS, AND GENERAL STOREKEEPERS. LOOK AT THE 'OLD CURIOSITY SHOP,' LOWER GEORGE-STREET. HENRY DRELLATJD HATING purchased tho premises formerly occupied by Mr. HARRY ELLIOTT, Grorge-etrcet, Grenfell, takes thisopportuuity of informing tho publio that he has com menced business therein as a GENERAL DEALER AND STORE. KEEPER. Deulor in Mcrchandiso of every dcscrip. Tools of all kinds bought, sold, and ex changed. Purchaser of Miners' Tools, Old Brass, Old Keys, Broken Lamps, &c., &a. lvoys fitted, Locks repaired, and Window Glass cut to any size. II. 1). has much pleasure in informing tho public that ho has engaged the services of MR. WILLIAM WALKER, (late or tho Bowling-Saloon), os manager of this Establishment....
BANQUET TO MR TRAIN. [Newspaper Article] — The Mining Record and Grenfell General Advertiser — 6 June 1868
HA-'OUHT TO Mlt TltAIX. Tho Cork papers report a banquet which hns'bcen mveu at Cork by Mr 'LY.«in to a nnm» bur of Kouian Cutfiolie clcrsrunm nnd some ivntlemcn «.onnceted wit It tho loe.nl journals. care told that Iho galhoriug wus 'churae* tcrued by that vu.Mncs^ of eouc.--plion which our distinguished visitor neipiired on the sum mits of iho kocky Mountains,' and that tho banquet was designed to farm ' a sort of pav fronottuc criblo '(fci/'rimuint'ilmn between tho ./itholics oftho l/uited Stales nnd thoso oil Hits aide of Iho Atlantic.' ' Tli.» -rn« tho first toast given. Mr Trun oh«crving tint ho would for onco 'elevato it to tho dr^es cirel-« instead of being consigned to the boltomlcia int. as was tho usu«t cuslom.' In toasting - tho Oitholir CJiijri l).- J\Tr Tr.iin Kiid his »d imrn'ion for tho Church nnd its wondcrfjl power culminated, as ho mentioned'nt otto of Ins lecture* m Cork, at T- )n\'. -it tlin cinnn uution of tlin -T ipAiie!-tt martyrs. (Applau:o.) When fivo hindr...
HOW TO UTILISE STRAY DOGS. The following amusing extract is from the Gardener's Magazine:— [Newspaper Article] — The Mining Record and Grenfell General Advertiser — 6 June 1868
HOW TO UTILISE STRAY IH)US, The following amusing extract is from tho Gardener's M-igiuitie S While searching for nrtiflcial manures, 1 was «jireete:J lo u man who was reported to prcp.iro a clwap ana powerful manure from ihe slewed rnrc«-ei of stray dogs. I was n Hulo imiuseif, and ntiluiucd (ho services of n J'.jend alio is ouo of the principals in u great nursery firm, sumcwhe c to tho north of tho imtropjli?, uud lei' than u thousand miles di»t«ut. At the time of uiy expedition, har vest wus in progress, aud tho weather was niuy. As we d-\»v« along ti narrow lane in a very rmuitiiti'e HiiifiiaJJ.r regretting that a piece of out# in the harvesting of which my friend was particularly interested scorned liVtsly lo bo much injured by iho woaih;r, I i otieed in n iiclii near tlio road a shed-like building wilh a chimney from which » thin column of sraoko roso slowly. ' What's hero 't' .. ] jisked, '» pottery or » mcaniing Hpp;imfua for cattio food, or are they kiln.drving the wet cor...
THE IRISH MAIDEN'S SONG. [Newspaper Article] — The Mining Record and Grenfell General Advertiser — 6 June 1868
' THIJ IRISH MAIDEN'S SONG. I Though lofty Scotia's mountains, Where sarnie grandeur reigns, 'J'boii^U bright lie England's fountains, And fertile bo Iter plains j When 'mill thejo charms I wander '' ' - Of theo I think Iho whilo, And seem of theo the foudcr, My own green is!o. Wh#8 many who hare led theo rScsftto forget tliy nmne, iitouco-hath not bereft thee Of its endearing clnim, f.ir from thee sojourning, Whither 1 «it-h or unilo, i - % I call thee still 'mjyoi'raecn,' 7^ My own green isle. \r Fair ns tho glittering waters Thy emerald banks tlmt Into f To tnoihv giaccfiil daughters; * ?N. .Thy genc-oii* sons aro brave. ' ? -i Ohl ^li^ro ore hearts within lh--o Which know not shame or guile, Aiul such proud hotmigo wiu taeo, My own gcrcn isle. For their dear sakes 1 lore then, Mmouritcen— though unseen ?, Bright ho thu skv ubovo theo, Tny shamrock eve? gtec'- ; May evil n''ordi?1re»iheo, Nor daiktn, no' il.-fi'f. But lie.vcn for ever bivis thee, My om'ii giccn itlo.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Mining Record and Grenfell General Advertiser — 6 June 1868
/ Wantth. y WANTED a Fcmalol General Servant. Apply ut tho I BRIAN BOROIf ME HOTEL, I George-street. '/ Waited, / \ Smart Activo IWuitor. Apply at THISTLE HOTEL. ^ Wanted ONE HUNDRED l'£1150X3 lo occupy the Sleeping Apartments at the GREAT L ASTERN HOTEL, Greufell, where (ho Accommodation is equal to any in the dis. trict. ? JAMES BRAY. / y Tende it! ~T~ ffTCXDERS Jfquircd for tho immcuiato Jr removal loWho Vi toria Machine, from Tynyorg .ti/^rmftll, 1 lso for its re-erection j uJm(LES Ct SINGnAME. - / Manager 'ictoria Machine, ' ? Tyogong. Y 1 J Reward. THE abovo rew rd will bo paid to any per* son who wi I givo such information as will lead to the d covcry of the party or par ties who, on tho tight of Tuesday list, did maliciously break [own tho Slabbing and tho earthwork of a we i,at tho Kc;crvoir, situated aquarter of u mil to the North of the Seven intlo Diggings, be -nging to ine, AL JXANDEK WELSH, ? j Wuter Carter. ~2j KewVrai LOST, a Roan Skew.Bt I Horse, branded co 011 near...
BATHURST PRICES. [Newspaper Article] — The Mining Record and Grenfell General Advertiser — 6 June 1868
BATHURST PRICES. Oats, per bushel, 4s. Com, per bushel, 4s 3d New hay , £-1 Ditto, lucorno, £3 Butter, salt, per lb. Is 3d Ditto, fresh, ditto, Is Gd Bacon, good, per lb., 8d. Lard, ditto, 7d Cheese, per lb. Sd. Onions, per ewt., 12s. Flour, fino, per ton, £18 Wheat, per bushel, 7s to 8s. —Frco Press, May 27.
YASS PRICES. [Newspaper Article] — The Mining Record and Grenfell General Advertiser — 6 June 1868
YASS PRICES. Wheat, per bushel, 5s Gd Flour, fine, per ton, 10s Ditto, seconds, per ditto, £15 Brnti, per biuhcl, 1s Mnize, per ditto, 3s Gd Oats, per ditto, 4s Barley, per dilto,2s 3d H»y, per (on, £3 Bnttcr, fresh, per ditto, 10d Bread, per 2lb loaf, Cd Cheese, perlb.Gd Bacon, ditto, Gd Eggs, per dozen, Is Potatoes, per cwt,3s Gd
PUBLIC SCHOOLS. [Newspaper Article] — The Mining Record and Grenfell General Advertiser — 6 June 1868
?PUBLIO SCHOOLS. Titere is no duty tho fulfilment of which is I perhaps, moro incumbent on a community than that of seeing that , its youth of bath I sexes are provided with tho moans of ob. , gaining a sound education. So much lias been ' written and said on this subject that wo can* y ' not add anything in addition except truisms V known to all persons of any intolligence what* I \ - ever. Had tho samo attention been devoted J ? : thirty years ago to tho founding of schools in \ ... tbo colony, as is shown nttlio present timo, I how different now would havo been tho social \ . . and intellectual condition of the'people. Tho V Publio Schools Act has been in operation ; 1 ovor ono year, and has had a fair trial. ' \\ It has stood tho test well t and,notwilhstand \ (pg that it has encountered tho strongest op* ' ? K position from tho clergy both of tho Church of y . -England and Roman Calliolio, it is now uni* H Tertf'y rc00^''^ as 0 8rcat vr',° Public \ snoaluro. Tho real scopo and ...
ORANGE PRICES. WHOLESALE. [Newspaper Article] — The Mining Record and Grenfell General Advertiser — 6 June 1868
ORANGE PRICES. [?] Fino flour, per ton, £17 Kation, ditto, £14 Wheat, per bushel, 7s Cd Bran, per ton, £3 Pollard, ditto, £5 liny, per Ion, £3 Chuff, ditto, £-1 Corn, per bushel, -is Gd Oats, ditto, 3s Gd Potatoes £5 per ton Barley, 3i, E?g», per dozen, Is Gd Buller, per lb, lsGd —Western Examiner, May 30.