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(Original Correspondence. To the Editor of THE BATHURST ADVOCATE. EBENEZER MINE. Brucedale, Sept. 12th, 1849. [Newspaper Article] — Bathurst Advocate — 22 September 1849
©rljjtaal (Iflcrc&'pmt'Heitce. Totha Editor o/The Bathcrst Advocate. EBENEZER MINE. Brucedale, Sept. 12th, 1849. Sir, — Since my last communication I have been to see this mine, and, when I take into considera tion the very short period since the work has been entered upon, it reflects the highest credit on the present proprietors for the zeal they have dis played, and the vigour with which they haveper sued their enterprising speculation, The gold field of California offers not, in the most extrava gant view of it, greater temptations to the ad venturers to acquire wealth and independence than does the golden hills of BrucedaJc. The situation of the mine is as good as could be de sired, being on a gentle eminence on the south side of the road leading to Mudgee, commanding a ?view on one side of the beautiful estate known as Beverly Park, and the grand scenery of the vil lage of Peel, and on the other, the extensive but magnificent estates of the Messrs. Suttors, in which th...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bathurst Advocate — 22 September 1849
; ::'iM.,-v-, ^..SBJMEiIM©. ©S'S'!' '?-??!'? ? '':\\ ..;;()? ,'.; ^?jpQsxTZ'wgL'Ssir i u -??--?' ? . iF^jJl. THREE WEEKS.; '. ..'.JBJL T'lthe-w^'piratjonof which time, the remainder will . jg-PL .abel'Sold by''A\iction, the proprietor being about to embark inianother lihe'bf business, 'oners the whole of his remaining'.Stock at considerably under Cost Price. Dealers,1 Settlers, and Private Buyers, will find it worth their while .to avail themselves of this opportunity, at .-..-;.' WILLIAM STREET. Bathurst, Sept. 18, 2849. To Stand this Season, ... . AT Mr. MICHAEL' CARROLL'S, . . .- Sumsibr. Hill, Wellinqton Road, ' JEL H E WELL KNOWN HORSE ?'.YOUNG- TOM OS1 LIMCOIjIi', . Sire, 'Old Tom of Lincoln ; dam, a Clydesdale mare. ; . Young Tom of Lincoln was bred by Mr. Thomson, of Clydesdale;' he stands 16£ hands high ; color, rich black, possesses; good temper, muscular power, and beauty. -?-?--?:? ; ? ' '. .TERilS:— ?::. For- a single mare ...'.'.....,...:.. 1 10 0 For two or more, the ...
MURDER. [Newspaper Article] — Bathurst Advocate — 22 September 1849
MURDER. William Murray, free by servitude, was indicted for the &nbsp; murder of Martin Shanahan, at Dubbo, on the 12th day of February last, by inflicting divers wounds on his body by some sharp instrument to H.M. Solicitor-General un- known. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; The prisoner was defended by Mr. Holroyd, barrister, assisted by Meesrs. Holmes and Wadeson, solicitors. &nbsp; The Clerk of the Arraigns having read the indictment, the Solicitor-General stated the nature of the charge to the jury, and the following witnesses were then examined : — William Robinson, being duly sworn, stated, I was at a public house kept by Hyronemus, at Dubbo, on the 12th of February last ; I knew deceased ; he was there on that day ; I saw him in the evening about 8 o'clock ; I saw the prisoner in the stable under the carriage just at dusk ; he was not sober, he...
Ireland. [Newspaper Article] — Bathurst Advocate — 22 September 1849
Ireland. Progress of Destitution. — Duhlin.May 6. — Theaccount- from the p'rovmces are so revolting, and appear so in credible, that -I: am almost' ashamed to transcribe, them.. For' instance, --G. E. Bourke, J.PJv late Chairman of ,. the. Moyculem Hospital, writing to' 'the Central Board of Health, states that the mortality within the last month is more than frightful. On Sunday last in about four hours, I. saw twelve, burials ; on 'Monday there were eight, and yesterday, I saw within two hours, no less than seven rude coffins conveyed to the grave-yards, on carts drawn by horses which were scarcely able to drag their burthens. A few days ago my attention- was attracted by the noise of' pigs contending for their prey, to an out-house in. this village; I went in, and found to my horror, the brutes fighting for a meal of the remains of a poorlad, about fifteen years of age. I know of six people to have been lying dead at the same place last week in a small village.and to have been le...
Police Office MONDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Bathurst Advocate — 22 September 1849
Police Office. MONDAY. Catherine M'Ghee and Charles Kcarns, who were con fined for being drunk in the street, on Sunday night, this being there first offence, they wero admonished and dis charged. . Tuesday. Before Captain Steel, J.P. Michael Kecfo, the incorrigible drunkard, who was only liberated from dnrancevile on Saturday last, at 12 o'clock, after 14 days solitary confinement appeared again for the samo offence ; fortunately for Michael the sitting magis trate was not in possession of hjs career of drunkenness, and the chief constable considering it would more benefit to hjs distressed wife and large family to give Michael a chance of leaving the town, which ho promised faithfully ho would do, and assuring him at the samo time that ho was under an engagement to shepherd for a gentleman on the T'urbn, was induced not to press the charge, Michael therefore was only fined in tho small penalty of 10s., or 24 hours to tho cells. Michael thinking he could raise the wind, requested a...
BARBAROUS CRUELTY. [Newspaper Article] — Bathurst Advocate — 22 September 1849
BARBAROUS CRUELTY. In our issue of the 8th instant we have giyerp an account under the above head, this accouhtjis! neither false nor evil- spirited. The barbarous ; act 5 was actually committed by the person specified,;, and we would ask this FATHER OF A LARGE FAMILY — Can he deny his guilt to Tiie Ba- ; thurst People, who are fully aware of its truth ??,,, His advertisement in the Sydney Morning Herald of the 19th instant, inviting interested persons to give him. a call, will not convince them to the contrary. If such a barbarous affair had taken place in the Mother Country, Woolwich Hulk would, i,' have been his residence, where stabbing is ^noW- practiced, but close shaving TO THE SCALP.' *-J ? Hmtj Taken. — John Hampton, who was sentenced t'wiii '?-'?- years since to a term of imprisonment in Buthurst G'ab'lji- ??' and at the expiration of that time to find two sureties iiv the sum of £25 each, for his good behaviour for 12 months;*; ::)) was this day (Friday) liberated on the ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bathurst Advocate — 22 September 1849
1 TO ADVERTISERS. B I ^^ The amount must be paid previous to the 1 insertion of an advertisement, which must be sent 1 before twelve o'clock on Friday, and all orders 1 to withdraw, not later than four o'clock on 1 'Wednesday afternoon. U ? o ? — I All communications for this Journal must be accom % panied with the name of the writer, or they -will m not be inserted. I ? JOHN WALKER'S COACH, WHEELWRIGHT, A.ND BLACKSMITH ESTABLISHMENT, NEXT DOOR TO THE POST-OFFICE. THE UNDERSIGNED begs to inform his friends, and the public generally, that he is prepared to j execute orders in any of the above branches ; and from his j thorough knowledge of the business, he is able to finish j all orders in a proper and substantial manner, and to turn i out work far superior to any done yet in Bathurst. j GIGS and SPRINGS made or repaired. - DRAYS of every description, i LIGHT SPRING CARTS of a superior model. ? CARTS, PLOUGHS, HARROWS, SCARIFIERS, | WHEELBARROWS, CHAFF-CUTTERS, ' .And every descripti...
BATHURST- CIRCUIT COURT. THURSDAY. Sep. 20th. [Newspaper Article] — Bathurst Advocate — 22 September 1849
BATHURST CIRCUIT COURT THURSDAY. Sep. 20th. His Honor Mr. Justice Dicknison (sic), came into Court at 10 o'clock when after the usual Proclamation against vice and immorality having been read, the Criminal business commenced. ASSAULT AND RAPE. James Cooper was indicted for an assault, with intent to commit a rape on Margaret Morrison, residing at Cocoa Creek. Margaret Morrison being sworn— deposed that on the 19th of last February, the prisoner called at her hut, he was driving a team of bullocks, it was shortly before sun- down when he came there, he enquired if there was any water for his bullocks, he was told there was some down in the flat, he lighted his pipe and then unyoked his team and drove the bullocks to water, he then returned to the hut, and witness told him he had better put down his quart-pot to the fire, he replied he was not worth one, when witness who was going to make her tea for the family asked him to take some, he enquired when her husband would be home, witnes...
THE BATHURST ADVOCATE. SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 1849. ENGLISH NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Bathurst Advocate — 22 September 1849
? THE MTHURST ADVOOATE. SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 1849. ? ?«£»? ? ('From the Port Phillip Argus, J At last we have the supreme gratification of being enabled to announce to bur readers tlie certainty of Separation. We fiud from our Parliamentary buniness paper, published in the Morning Chronicle, of the, 4th of 'June, (the latest paper received by the Melbourne,') that Mr. Hawes, the Under- Secretary for the Colonies, was on that day to bring in the Bill for the better government o£ the Australian Colonies, which is to. set the Province of Victoria free of Sydney robbery, and leave us to the en joyment of our own. prosperity. We cordially congratulate the community on this auspicious intelligence. The Chronicle has a leader on the subject, which serves to give |Some idea of the measure aa it was 'to 'be introduced... The article i3 of considerable interest, but we-a,rtMcovripelled to postpone it till to-morrow,!'1- ??'??'???;;'??' -;.. ? By the TMqlboitrne. arrived ycat$-day, we fc»t%...
Rape. [Newspaper Article] — Bathurst Advocate — 22 September 1849
Rape From the Goulburn Herald Edward Thornetty late of Queanbeyan, laborer, was ar raigned on an information which charged him with having on. the 15th August, 1849, committed an assault on one Margaret Ivers at Queanbeyan, and there and then against her will and consent did lavish and carnally know her. The prisoner was defended bv Mr. Purefoy as counsel : Mr. H. Walsh, attorney. : Margaret Ivers was called and sworn — I am a married woman, my husband is living -at Port Phillip I am at pre &nbsp; sent residing with the Rev. Mr. Smith, at Queanbeyan, and have been two years there recollect the night of Monday, &nbsp; the 14th of August, I went to bed that night at about 9 o'clock ; there were four rooms in tho house my master &nbsp; and mistress, and one of the children sleep in one of the rooms, I sleep in another with two of the children ; they are of the ages of three and five years; there is a room and a passsage between where I sleep and the room occu pi...