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FANNING DIGGINGS. [Newspaper Article] — The North Queensland Register — 17 August 1892
FANNING- DIGGINGS. There are at present 13 miners at this place, and all their shows are looking well. A crushing of 64 tons from the Lancashire Lass is now going through Arthur Murphy's battery and it is expected to go l£oz per ton. Fitzpatrick and Rice have 25 torn re dy for crushing, which it is expected will yield l|oz. McManus has 14 tons raised, which it iB ex pected, will go over an ounce; and Nelson and mate 20 tons, w hich ought to go at least 16dwte. I learn there are about 50 China men working at the old alluvial diggings at the head of the Fanning, which were worked before the Palmer rush.
MOUNT BENHAM TIN MINES. [Newspaper Article] — The North Queensland Register — 17 August 1892
I MOUNT BENHAM TIN MINES. I The little township at tills place is situated on a loviplj site at the edge of the scrub, about 28 milea north-eastfrom Ewan, and about 30 miles south-westerly from Ingham. The township consists of a Post-office and store, butcher*!! shop, boarding house, one miner's house, some tents, and a hotel is now being built by Mr. Abrahams, late ef Ewan. The bridle track from Ewan can with slight expenditure be used for wheeled traffic. Twenty "miles from Swan Messrs. Allen Bros*, station is passed^ after which the track runs along the sight hand side of what is known as Allen's swlump, a beautiful tract of well yyitd eountary about 4 miles long and a quarter of a mile wide, when you commence to ascend into high forest country. The timber, which consists of More ton Bay ash, silky oak, and pine principally, is of enormous size, some trees being from 6 to 8 feet in diameter. Before reaching the township all the grass disappears, being replaced by ferns. Ths towns...
KANGAROO HILLS. [Newspaper Article] — The North Queensland Register — 17 August 1892
KA.NOABOO HELLS. The town of Snsn, which a year ago con tained nearly 500 inhabitants, is almost deserted. There are only 18 wages men on the silver field. The biuret up of the Running River Company is accountable for HUB field being so suddenly deBertod. Ihe only lines of lode now worked axe the True Blue, Boomerang, Caledonia and Hidden Treasure. At the True Blue a large quantity of ore has been raised. This mine is looking well and I am convinced must ultimately prove a most remunerative properly. It ifi under exemption at present in consequence of the Aldershot workB refusing to treat the ore owing to its containing too much lead to treat as a copper ore, and too much copper to treat as lead ore. The bulk assay for silver is 60 ounces. I just learn that Mr Mofiat. who Is well-known to all Northern tin and silver miners, has advanced £9 per ton on the ore, and that the manager, Mr Gilbert, will resume work without delay. I would like to see a huedred miners at work in this mine, ...
Managers' Reports. NO. 6 QUEEN. [Newspaper Article] — The North Queensland Register — 17 August 1892
Managers' Reports. NO. 6 QUEEJJ. O. .Thompson, manager, Deports under dote 12th August as follows:-I have to report the crosscut of the western level has been extended a further distance of 27ft, making the total length of the crosscut from the drive 100ft. l>uring the fortnight we passed through a §formation dipping to the north. The face now as in stiff diorite similar to the ground we hare had all the way in, with no appearance of the footwall. GOLDEN HUKDIC. James McDonald, manager, reports under date, August 13th, as follows:-Since my last report your No 2 east level has been extended a further distance of 28ft, making a total distance of 100ft from the underlie. The reef in the end is from 12in to 18m thick of good quality, showing coarse gold. No 1 stope lias about the same; No 2 etope is 'not through the slide yet, but when we get ttixough it I expect to raise a good dtal more stone. We have hauled 36 tons of stone, making a total on top of 51 tons. JtELMCAK's CAIiEDONIA ...
William and Elizabeth. [Newspaper Article] — The North Queensland Register — 17 August 1892
William anil Etixabelii. William lyd b-'on t-omixgto se»*: K\>z ibeth with remakab e cuuti uity for months, and latterly he had not missed a nigh'. ast Sunday night he made up hid mi d to put th&lt;- matter to a fosi, and getthe girl. ' ' Liz'beth,' ;he said at about 11 o'clock, * I've b-en comin' to see y H «i$»o«d deal here. lately.' . j ' Yepj William,'-she replied demurely, ' 1 was here ia«t Sunday night" «Yes.' ' And Monday nig t?' 'Yes.' " A d Tuesday night ?" * Ye-.' * And Wednesday night ?* - * Yes.' ' \nd ' hureday night ?' ' Yes.' * And Friday night?* ' Yea.* . ' And here I a .» ag'in Sunday night ?' * Yes, I've noticed it, Wi liam ' He hitched his chair closer to her. Now, ' Liz,beth,' he asked, * what do yoa 4thi«'k of my j uinin j- so much ?' Nothin' much, William,' the said kindlv * only it seems &lt;o tsik you a po -t-rful long ti e to find oat that you ain't got no s ow at a' , ef yon air erious about it and want me to marry yon.' Then Will in in r...
The Waggish Tramp and the Innocent Cop. [Newspaper Article] — The North Queensland Register — 17 August 1892
Hie Wia^^ish Tramp and Ihe Innocent Oop. He was a tramp and lie was sitting in the park, bu his aitie was not qu te so disrepu table to warrant the pdlicemaa in driving: him out The officer stopped in response to a hal from him. * --ay,' lie said, pointing to a very hard looking specimen away over on the other side, * would you take that gent for a tramp ? ' Well, you bet . wouldn't take him for anything ei-e,' replied the officer confidently. "dure you wouldn't take 'im fier uothin' else?' ' Course, I am.' * Wouldn't take 'im fer stealin' a pound note from me, would you ?' The offic r laughed st large horse laugh in. reply * Wouldn't take 'im fer stealin' sL silk harkVher out of er hind co it-tail pocket, wou.d you T Ibe officer slapped his hatui behind him before he lauded this time, and > hen the way hn put ou.t after the tramp was a sight to behold, bur hedidu't get him. aud when he came back after the informer he didn't get him either. , 4 Does time fly as fast as it did bef...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The North Queensland Register — 17 August 1892
Tailor and Woollen Merchant ' ii'." '???" V ' t ~1 *r-.: (Opposite Schoolof AftB.) \5P 3P ^TEVENS, in thanking the @ geneiai PaliKe fop the tinnni. mous stipport accorded to hha siuce opening in . the Arcade, begs respectfully informthem that he is 8ho^ibij expectmg a Large Consignment of TWEEDS AND WORSTEDS fr6m both England and the South, when he hopes to be able to please the most fastidious in taste. f ' ' whole of the work is done directly nnder the personal supervision J. F. STEVENS, and he guarantees Fit, Style, and Good Workmanship, ail none but the most competent tradesmen are employed. New Goods tor the Present E. HOBBS & CO. ABE just opening a Choice Lot of Goods, consisting of Clothe, Tweeds, Doeskins, Serges, and Sergerettes, &c., direct from the Manufacturers Orders Executed at the Shortest Notice AKD At the Lowest Remunerative Prices for Beady Money. Saving secured the services of F. G. Hobbs as Cutter, from Sydney, all work will bt nnder his supervisi...