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PRICES CURRENT. WOOL. [Newspaper Article] — Bathurst Free Press and Mining Journal — 17 March 1852
PRICES CURRENT. WOOL. b. di s. 3. Superior clips ? 1.3 to I 4 Fair to good ? ; ? 1 1-V to 1 2j Low to middling ? 1 0' to 1 1 ' Grease ? 0 5i to 0 8 Locke, pieces, broken? Q fl' t0 v 0 wool, &c. J Ilandwashcd and sconrod.. 0 llto ,10 _ TALLOW. Beef.. ? £2G 10 O to 0 0 0. Mutton ........ £27 1G: O to 0 O .0 Station tallow ,.l £22 0 0 to 24 0 0 . Hides, each ? 5s. to -7s. 6d. Sheepskins, ^- lb ? a Jd. to 5 Jd. GOLD. Dust and nuggets, tp oz., 3?. Is. 9d. THOMAS S. MORT. Circular Quay, Sydney, March 12, 1S32.
AMERICA. [Newspaper Article] — Bathurst Free Press and Mining Journal — 17 March 1852
AMERICA. The New. York Correspondent of the San Francisco Herald gives the follow ing account of 'British outrage on the American Flag : — ' You will receive by the mail which leaves here this afternoon, the part'culars of a gross outrage that was perpetrated re cently on the steamship Prometheus, at San Juan de Nicaragua, by an English vessel of war. By an arrangement con cluded by Captain Vanderbilt, his vessels were to be exempt from all port charges at San Juan. That place being claimed as part of the Mosquito territory, the British authorities there, in violation of their treaty stipulations with the United States, de murred to Captain Vanderbilt's arrange ments? with the Nicaraguan Government;, and demanded port dues from the PromeT theus; This was refused, and that Vessel steamed up, and wos proceeding on her course, when she 'was overhauled by a British .vessel of war, which .fired, several snots' over and .near her. The Prometheus have-to, but this did hot satisfy the inso ...
CHINA. [Newspaper Article] — Bathurst Free Press and Mining Journal — 17 March 1852
CHINA. (From the Argus. ) A file of Shanghne journals has reached us, from which Wa extract the following items of news: — Letters from Foochow, received a day or two ago, state that the great Confucian temple of that city was burnt to the ground on the 29th August, just after the Manda rins liad left it, where they had been wor shipping. The Lientenant-Governor of Fookeen, the celebrated author of the recent Univer sal Geography, in which be displayed so much knowledge of foreign countries, has been summoned to Peking, and there is a report, believed in some quarters,- that His Excellency has been disgraced by his Im perial master. If so, his geographical work had likely something to do with his down fall. The bitter hostility of the Emperor and his advisers towards everything fu reign is becoming more and more appa rent. ... The Nor tli Cliina Herald gives a very interesting account of a hurricane on ty phoon, experienced in the P. and O. Co.'s steamer Pekin, on her voyage from Ho...
BRITISH EXTRACTS. KOSSUTH. AN ORIGINAL BIOGRAPHY. [Newspaper Article] — Bathurst Free Press and Mining Journal — 17 March 1852
BRITISH EXTRACTS. '';.' , KOSSUTH. . . ; ; ^ '.-:.,'? AN ORIGINAL BIOGRAPHY. ' . (Written expressly for (he Weekly Chroniik.) Louis Kossuth' was born in Zcmplin (one of the northern counties of Hungary,) during the' sixth year of this century. His family, though of noble descent, were decayed in respect to. worldly wealth ; yet honour,' tnUiri't,' nnd intrepidity re mained in.thcir, blood, which more than:counter bnlanccd the Questionable' loss of that ' barbaric pomp' which is so much moro likely toicorrnpt than- to invigorate its possessors. Tho father of Kossuth was an officer in the Austrian army. As such ho served through tho French wars, nnd freely shed his blood on the fatal field of Liepsic for what was then deemed (alas ! how vainly !) tho cause 'of nations oppressed by tho military autocracy of Napoleon ! In early childhood, tho young Louis (or Lajos ns it' is in Hungarian)1 evinced the utmost precocity of understanding, coupled with an. unbounded sweetness of dis position...
GOLD CIRCULAR. [Newspaper Article] — Bathurst Free Press and Mining Journal — 17 March 1852
GOLD CIRCULAR. The long and tantalizing break in our English ?arrivals, and tho sudden change in onr'Baiiking institutions, combine to render the .market for gold as unsettled and unsatisfactory as could well be imagined. Tho chief consequence is, a general indisposition to sell on tho part of that largo class o'f practical diggers who can afford to hold their dnst for tho influx of now cnpital,-. and who have sufficient foresight to see that it will certainly and speedily arrive. The smallnoss of the quantity which arrived this week from our mines ? is con firmatory of the correctness of this view ; and, as a further evidence,' I may instance tho withdrawal of a largo parcel of- 1700 ounces at my Ealo this morning, rather than sell nt current rates. The lot sold, it will be seen, reached only to a very low 'figuru ; nor, till somo decided change is effected in our monetary relations, can any ma terial improvement bo expected, T1i'b however, in thonntural course of things, is absolu...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Bathurst Free Press and Mining Journal — 17 March 1852
DIED. At Sheep Station Point, Turon River, on Sun- day the 7th inst., James Peter youngest son of Mr. Geo. Whitelaw, aged 16 months. On the 15th inst., at his residence, Piper-Street, Mr. Thomas Soden, aged 72 years, after a pro- tracted sickness. FUNERAL. &nbsp; THE Funeral of the late Mr. Thomas Soden will take place to-day at 11 o'clock, a.m., &nbsp; when his friends are requested to attend. Bathurst, } &nbsp; March 16th, 1852. }
BRITISH EXTRACTS. PRESENT ASPECT OF THE WAR. [Newspaper Article] — Bathurst Free Press and Mining Journal — 17 March 1852
MIT1SH JiKTUoSli PRESENT ASPECT OP THE M' ? WAR. M (From the C. T. Mail 1 W$ There- is certainly something yg.HI ar in the present state of afTai, [B seat of war.' The territory M the contest began—and' the n^B which -is,- mfact, the main i^M strife-has of late enjoyed almost JB ?,qr'uty; ,^-trUCe seems to bB established 'between the contend JP ties. 'Sir Harrv Smith Mm „'?« at King William's Town. Si sesses the Amatolas in peace M the two, and within sight of j&B ham s Town, the Kafirs are cuff! then- gardens unmolested. The M which extends from the KeiskammaH Kei appears to have been constii-B neutral territory by-common -conseniB belligerent parties. ? Un each side.of this territory, \,M the war is waged with vigour, J very strange circumstances. The BH wairjors are in the colony, westj Keiskamma, and the British troop, ? Independent Kaffraria, east of \\M Some thousands of Gaika Kafirs mM Hottentots are infestina- tlm frnn,:M tncts, and some thousands of Briti;-B diers a...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bathurst Free Press and Mining Journal — 17 March 1852
'^ -signed is a Cash Purchaser of Gold Pr metals in any quantity.. G. BROCKSTAYN, liSS 'Watchmaker and Jeweller, , pp Howick-streqt, p- ' '. Bathurst. Ill -Specimens and Coins wanted. ? wk GOLD! GOLD!. 1 m SYER, BROTHERS ? .' ^rgWe the highest cash price for good clear few. B AUSTRALIAN GOLD. , Undersigned is a CASH PURCHASER of frDto^ W?LUAM.C01IJIIHG-' . licteek.Juno 26th, 1851. - . ? Hij ? ? ' |£j GOLD. Undersigned are PURCHASERS of GOLD IfflST in any quantity. ? ? fef THACKER & CO. if 541, George-street, Sydney. ii— ? : ? — ? ? ? ?? PIgOLD I GOLD ! 1 GOLD ! ! 1 II MR. AUSTIN - llareil to purchase GOLD in any quantities She worth of a SHILLING to a THOU &0UNDS. The highest price ? will -n fyfelse bo given. ' . Ef parcels already purchased by Jiim, m jfflJliK6v«a«pte,wlghiiigele?enonnce«. fgftjwnat his stores at the corner-of William «Hb ham-streets, .? sftRers arriving in town, who maybe dcsir I'Bf'fttiuning information conneetod with the 'jjfeis, can obtain it on...
EXTORT OF GOLD EX QUITO. [Newspaper Article] — Bathurst Free Press and Mining Journal — 17 March 1852
| EXPORT OF GOLD EX QUITO. The following is tho list of consignors, and tho quantities of gold shipped for London by the ship Quito, Captain Goulding :— II. Campbell, sen', and Co. . . 1000 0 o G. E. R. Lingnrd ? 107 15 0 JMontefiorc, Graham nnd Co. .. 130 0 0 A. Campbell Brown ? .'. .. 299 0 0 Mucimb, Hamilton and Co. . . 33 5 5 Aspinwnll and Chalder ? 231 3 ,1 M. Samuels ? 30 1 0 I D.Davis ....-.....;,_ ^ffi 1 GeorgoThorneandCo.,... '' ;9K .Lyall, Scott, nnd C6. .-'??? «»K ?J.Davis' ....... .;.:'. V ?; — '«0l| ._ .^ .,: \\ ? ri^i . Threq'thousand three hundred ami f H thirteen pennyweights, -and cH I%E The value of which, at £3 5? ^M £10,740 4s.^d.- 'M-per.™
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Bathurst Free Press and Mining Journal — 17 March 1852
SHIPPING INimififiNCJi. (From the S. M. Herald. ) ARRIVALS Matscu lO.—Laviiift, sehuojier, 80 tons, Cap tain Wyboru from Moreton Bay tho 27th ultimo. L usscngcr— o. Brown. i i rrnm'ArVi'1'11' *'?\l0!i ton!-' Captain Hanson, fiom Melbourne the 3rd fast. fyssengcrs-Eigh in the steer.ure. All™-? r'll'Jr Stewart, schooner, 73 tons, Captain Allen, from Moreton Bay, Cth instant. Pnssen SSS^aifcSTwSL''0 chilllrcn' Mn 1Ionks 11.— Jack, brig, 145 tons, Captain Murphy from Moreton Bay.-Oth instant. Passengcrs^-Mr' rY r™rnhiUn' Mr- J- fiunbar, Mr.T. Brett, Mr. C U Ihomas, Mr. Knowles, Mr. Cnmphcll, Mits Lloyd, Miss Cobert, Miss Finistcr, thirteen n t c steerage, and 16 Chinamen, f, r12;7Hal'P' schooner, 72 tons, Captain Mngoe, I uLMOvv011 Bn^ l^ongcrs-Capthin-ColiinV Messrs. Warren, Smith, King, and Watts. - PI,n(T7 v « rrescotr' MS.'- 100 tons, Captain Plant, for Me bourne. Passengers-Mr. Gilbert, Mr O'Connell, Mr. Aytoun, Miss Parsons, and 15 in the stecVagc. DEPARTURES. March 10.— Vimera, s...
DISTRICT INTELLIGENCE. CARCOAR GOLD FIELD. [Newspaper Article] — Bathurst Free Press and Mining Journal — 17 March 1852
DISTRICT INTELLIGENCE. . -. 'CARCOAIt GOL'Di'IEf.r). '??.'.. [fHOM/OUB OWN COltKESrONDHNT.1 Kcforrmg to my last communication from this Quarter, informing you of the discovery of a pro fitable gold field in -this locality, and also refer ring to a communication to the Government on tho samesubject, I bog now to'funiish vou with a few particulars, which I doubt not will be in teresting to^tho public on tho matter. llic result of ..Jeffries' party's first tourofpro spection on the Bclubuhi lcd'to tha cnUnu, nt „ meeting .in Curcour to submit the gold for in spection, and to report briefly the -result of ope rations. ;. At tint meeting a 'committee was t-rraed, and instructions were issued to open a reward list, (the 'discoverers having written to Jarties in Sydney connected with tho district 'on- ?tie subject) and a further meeting was to have en advertised in tho Baihurst Free Press to tako place on tho 1st March. _ During, the interval between tho first mcetin' in Carcoar and that w...
OUR AUSTRALIAN AND KENSINGTON COLONIES. [Newspaper Article] — Bathurst Free Press and Mining Journal — 17 March 1852
OUR AUSTRALIAN AND KeJ ' SINGTON CQLONIES. I (From Punch.) I Mi-. Batty, we understand, . has nBi arrangements Tor. .expediting .tW coinsHil nication between the . liank ; and KeiiftBHe ton— a jourrfey which, lias hitherto Hi many incidents to place it on ft par irMmi Ihe voyage between England and AM tralm.^ While economy, of time hnsMHii a- consideration on nearly 'all our home iWiis foreign routes, the journeys from- Lonflgre to Sydney, and from Kensington to the BailBsi have 'formed the two discreditable exciWei I tions to the general acceleration to iflKl n rate of travelling. The conditions up||j y which the communication with Austnl||n i may be tendered for are already ' before tMpci public; but we have the pleasure to ssHw 0 mit the following heads of stipulations fig |to be observed by any one meditating fl»te transport of the. mails to and .from SydorRlqu and the males and 'females to or from Hm Bank and Kensington : — B|[on The tenders are to be made for steau wine propel...
MINING INTELLIGENCE. THE TURON. [Newspaper Article] — Bathurst Free Press and Mining Journal — 17 March 1852
MINING INTELLIGENCE. THE TURON. Since th-? return of sunshine and dry weather, a steady mill progressive improvement in Turon ?Hl'iurs appears to liavo taken plnce. Tho lowered / -»r the river, now an insignificant streamlet, has drawn many of its former population from the i . dry diggings in tho mountains and back Kulncs, whither their submerged bed claims had driven them to earn n subsistence until the .jc turu of a inoro favourable season. Sofala gfikhe present, and Soihlu u month ago, lmvM&xctpt in the external appearance of the towieS®?! re semblance. And even this is nnlfflRng n gradual transformation. The calico t'SP is in many instances giving way to the comparatively substantial slab niul shingled bulletin'. ' Beside tho circular 'bethel,'' also of calico, an axcellont frame ercction.-shinglod mid well -finished, is in course of completion for a Wcsleynn Chapel, and so fur as external appearance is concerned, the other places of public worship arocast com- \ pletel...
THE BATHURST TREE PRESS. "MAGNA EST VERITAS ET PREVALEBIT." WEDNESDAY, MARCH 17, 1852. WILFUL MURDERS AT RYLSTON AND THE TURON. [Newspaper Article] — Bathurst Free Press and Mining Journal — 17 March 1852
THE BATHURST FREE PRESS "MAGNA EST VERITAS ET PREVALEBIT" &nbsp; &nbsp; WEDNESDAY, MARCH 17, 1852. &nbsp; &nbsp; WILFUL MURDERS AT RYLSTONE AND &nbsp; THE TURON. ' the most atrocious of all crimes appears to be alarmingly on the increase in this and the neigh- bouring districts. No sooner is the history of one murderous transaction completed than the chro- &nbsp; nicler of passing events is called upon to record the horrible details of another. Sometimes a &nbsp; &nbsp; deadly lust for revenge seems to be the actu- ating motive, at others, a pure love for gold, and &nbsp; not unfrequently we see combined, as in the case of Whilmore, an unlawful thirst for gain, and a wolfish appetite for human life. This week it falls to our lot to record two crises of wilful mur- &nbsp; der in which, judging by appearances, the agents of death appear to have been stimulated by the first and second motives referred to. T...
COLONIAL NEWS. VICTORIA. FOREST CREEK DIGGINGS. 25th February, 1852. [Newspaper Article] — Bathurst Free Press and Mining Journal — 17 March 1852
COLONIAL NEWS. VICTORIA. FOREST CREEK DIGGINGS &nbsp; &nbsp; (From the Correspondent of the Geelong Ad- &nbsp; vertiser.) &nbsp; &nbsp; 25th February, 1852. &nbsp; &nbsp; Tents are still on the move down the creek. Barker's Creek near its junction with Forest Creek is now the favourite camping ground, and it is at present a most &nbsp; &nbsp; pleasant location, but in another week it will be too crowded, and then come butcher's shops with their attendant stench. There was a time when tools of all kinds could be bought here cheaper than in Mel- &nbsp; bourne or Geelong, but it is not so now ; a good cradle is hard to find at any price, indifferent ones are made on the spot out of old boxes, &c., but I would advise all intending diggers to purchase all requisite tools in town. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; A goodly number of overlanders are, dropping in ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bathurst Free Press and Mining Journal — 17 March 1852
BARLEY MOW FAMILY HOTEL. Corner of Park and Castlcrcagh-strcets. TAMKS RANGER l-e?s to inform his fiinnds anil the public, tli tt lie 1ms taken (ho above ivell-known family Hotel, ci'inductcd by Mr. Cantor, ut an incoming of little less titan £1000. , , ' J. R. has on hand a wcll-sc'octed stock of .he very best winos, spirits, ales and porter, &c kc, the best that: can passibly bo procured in the solony, with, which he will always feel ? pleasure in supplying his customers. Witli these assu rances, together with civility and every requisite :onduciro to comfort and convenienco, he hopes to- merit and enjoy a share of ' public patron igc. ; ? ? : . . . ? ? ????? ? ;? , ' ?_???.'? ?-.. Parties from England, India, arid theiinterior are made as comfortable as though they were in - ihoir own houses, the domestic arrangements lieing entirely under the 'superintendence of Mrs. Rinijer, and daughters. . , ... WANTED, IT'IVE or six able-bodied labourers for the re 1? pairs of the ro...
THE BATHURST FREE PRESS. "MAGNA EST VERITAS ET PREVALEBIT." SATURDAY, MARCH 20, 1852. THE AUCTIONEER'S ACT AND ITS APPLICATION. [Newspaper Article] — Bathurst Free Press and Mining Journal — 20 March 1852
TnK-BATHURST TREE -PRESS. ' MAGJU.' EST VBHITlS ET,; PH.IByALEBIT.' SATURDAY, MARCH' 20,. 1852. THE AUCTIONEER'S ACT AND ITS.Ar ' PLICATION. Ah act was passed in tho eleventh year of the reigti of Her present Majesty intituled ' An Act to regulate tho liconsing of Auctioneers and tho collection of duties on property sold by them,' hy which it was enacted that one half per cent tlnty should bo levied upon tho pnrchaso money arising from the sale by auction of all property roal or personal, and . further providing that monthly returns of nil sales shall ho forwarded by every auctioneer to tho Colonial Treasurer. Our legislature in its collcctivo wisdom, subse quently passod an act which came into'oporation October 1st, 1850, oxompting from duty all sales by auction -of Ucolonial'prodnco and 'manufac- ture,' and of sheep, cattlo, and horses, &c.' j this ' exemption being intcnciod no doubt 113 an encou ragement or protection to nativo industry. Wo now proceed to show how this e...