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BATHURST PRICES. [Newspaper Article] — The Mining Record and Grenfell General Advertiser — 1 August 1868
BATHURST PRICES. Oats, per bushel, 3a. Od Corn, per bushel, 3s 3d Hay, £3 5s Ditto, lucerne, £3 Butter, salt, por lb. lOd Ditto, fresh, ditto, Is Bacon, good, por lb., 8-l. Lard, ditto, 7tl Oheeso, per lb. 5d. Onions, por cwt., scarce Flour, fine, per (on, £18 Wheat, per bushel, Os 9d. —Free Press.
CALENDAR FOR AUGUST. [Newspaper Article] — The Mining Record and Grenfell General Advertiser — 1 August 1868
CALENDAR FOB AUGUST, Mbuobahda op the Sdk* ^]-^T 1 8. 0*51* 6* 0 2 S« 9tu attbb Pentecost 0 CO 5 9 3 M. Full Moon, 0 00 p.m. G CO C 10 4 T. 6 49 5 10 fi W. Got. Bligh arrived 6 40 6 11 6 Tb. [Sydney, 1800. 0 -18 C 12 7 F, Got. Hunter arrired, 0 47 0 13 8 9. [1791. 0 40 C 11 . 9 S. 10rn avtss Pj» ctbcost C 45 C 15 10 M. o 41 5 10 11 T. Moou's 1st qr 10*33 p.m 0 43 5 17 12 W. 0 42 5 18 13 Tb. Battle Blenheim, 1701 0 41 6 19 11 F. Printing first iutro- 0 40 G 20 15 8. [duccd, 1437 0 49 5 21 10 S. llXII AFTKUpENTBCoBT 0 38 C 22 17 M. Sir W.Scott born 1771 6 37 6 23 1ST. Now Moon, 310 p.m. 0 30 5 21 19 W. 0 35 C 25 20 Th. Dunbar wrecked, 1857 0 34 C 20 21 F. 0 33 G 27 22 8, 0 32 C 28 23 8. 12ittAPTEB Pentecost 6 31 C 20 24 M. 0 30 G £0 25 T. Moon's fst qr, 10 51 am G 20 G 31 20 W. Prince Albert born 1819 0 28 G 32 27 Tb. River Murray Navi- 0 27 6 83 28 F. [gated, 1853. 0 20 G 31 29 S. 0 25 G 35 30 S- 13tii afxbbPestecost 0 21 5 30 31 M. 0 23 0 37
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Mining Record and Grenfell General Advertiser — 1 August 1868
THE 'MINING RECORD' TS published at the Office, off Georgo-strcet, X Grenfol!, early every Saturday morning. It is tbo only paper printed in tho important and rising district of Emu Creek, has an ox* tensive and increasing circulation on tho Emu Creek Gold-Fields j ot Young, Forbes, Car coor, Cowra, tbo Blund, and other settled localities; amongst tho squatters and small sottlers oftlioLachlan ond surrounding dis tricts t and throughout tho colony generally. TERMS:— ' ' ' SCD30niPTi0K.— Six shillings per quarter | payable in advance t or, if posted, seven ; shillings and sixpence. Subscribers will bo received at any time, and charged from tho period at which they commenco. Advertising. — Advertisements are charged for at the following rates : — For tho : first inch (or less) of space, 4s. } for cach : succeeding inch, 2s. A discount of 33 per : cent allowed for tho second insertion, and 60 per cent, on tho sccond and third if for i three insertions, A still further reduction when, a...
RATES OF POSTAGE TOWN LETTERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Mining Record and Grenfell General Advertiser — 1 August 1868
RATES OF POSTAGE Town Xbxxebb. Not exceeding half an ounce... ? ? Id, Not exceeding onoounco, but exceeding ' half an ounce ? ? ? 2d. For every additional half-ounco, or less Id Cocntby Letters. For delivery in any part of tho colony at which tho letters aro posted :— Not exceeding half an ounce ? 2d. Not exceeding ono ounco, but exceeding half an ounco ? 4d. For ovory additional half-ounce, or less 2d. Lbttbbs to and tboji xhh United Kinodou. (Except in special eases.) Via Southampton. Marseilles a. d. s. -1. Not exceeding 1 oz, 0 6 0 10 Exceeding 1 oz., but not exceeding 1 ox. 10 18 Exceeding 1 ox., but not exceeding 2 ox. 2 0 3 4 Every additional ox., or fraction of on oz. 10 18 Lsctbbs to Bstxtsn Colonies and Fobejon Cocntiues. Not exceeding i oz.,0d.; exceeding I oz., but not exceeding 1 oz., Is. ; for overy add!* tional i oz., or fraction of J oz., Gd. | exn cept to tho Mauritius, India, &c., and in special cases, for which see monthly 'Postal Guido. COABOES ON NEVTfi?...
POST-OFFICE TIME-TABLE. ARRIVAL AND DISPATCH OF MAILS ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Mining Record and Grenfell General Advertiser — 1 August 1868
POST-OFFICE TIME-TABLE. ARRIVAL AND DISPATCH OF MAILS Abbitals. From Sydnoy.— Wednesday, and Fridoy, From Forbes and Sydney. — Monday and Thursday at 9 a.m. From Young and Sydney. — Taciday and Friday at 0 a.m. To Svdney, via Cowro.— Thursday, anil Sun. duv. at 4 a.m. To Forbes. — Tuesday and Friday at 0 a.m. To Young. — Monday and Thursday, at 9 N.B. — Office hours from 9 a.m. to C p.m and from 2 to 0 p.m. On Sundays, from 10 a.m. till 11 n.m. Monoy Orders issued from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m 8undays excepted. Each mail closes half-an-hour before tho advertised time of despatch— except that of Bydnoy, wliich closes at 10 o'clock tho uight
ORANGE PRICES. WHOLESALE. [Newspaper Article] — The Mining Record and Grenfell General Advertiser — 1 August 1868
ORANGE PRICES. [?] Fine flour, per ton, £17 Ration, ditto, £1-1 Wheat, per bushel, Cs Gil Bran, per ton, £3 Pollard, ditto, £0 Hay, per ton, £3 ChalT, ditto, £4 Corn, per bushel, 'ia Outs, ditto, 4s Potatoes £5 per ton Barley, 3s. Eggs, per dozen, Is 3d Butter, per lb, Is Od —Western Examiner.
COMMERCIAL. RECORD OFFICE, Friday evening. [Newspaper Article] — The Mining Record and Grenfell General Advertiser — 1 August 1868
COMMERCIAL. Record Office, Friday evening. Prices of general produco at Grenfell aro quoted to*doy as under:— * Fine flour, £16 por ton. Hay, £G per ton Com 5a. Gd. Oats, 4s. Butter, fresh, Is. 3d Eggs, Is. Od por doz. Bacon, 7d por lb. Cheese, Od per lb. The 21b. loaf is now retailed at Od.
GRENFELL MINING REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — The Mining Record and Grenfell General Advertiser — 1 August 1868
. . GRENFELL MINING REPORT. Thb Escoet on Wednesday last conrcyed .to Sydney 2514 ozs 19 dwts 19 grs of gold, us tho month's jield of tbisj^laco. £400 ia caib was forwarded at the samo time. Greufell appears destined to bo the centre of avast quartz miniug district, and its miuers to be tue principal pioneers, to mining ope rations, of tbo auriferous country extending in Tarious directions to boyond Bathurit, Junee, and Forbes. Witbio tbo last few days stono from the Billibong, Juneo, and tb4 17-MiIo (in the Burrangong district) havo beon brought to this place to be crushed from reef* but recently discovered, and, with one or two exceptions, held by residents of this place. It will be seen by tbo figures here* under that, wbile in the case o! two of the crushinga referred to, Ihe returns wero not payable, oxcept with machinery ou the spot, and the possession of other facilities for eco* nomical working, the other was splendidly payable, averaging within a fraction of 6 ozs per ton. ...
LOCAL NEWS. MEETING TO ESTABLISH A SCHOOL OF ARTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Mining Record and Grenfell General Advertiser — 1 August 1868
LOCAL NEWS. MEETING TO ESTABLISH A SCHOOL OF ARTS; A meeting for tho purposo of establishing a School of Aria at Grenfell, was held on Tuesday evening, at the Masonic Hall. This was an adjourned meeting of oue held on the 30th June. Meetings had beon called on two different occasions since then, which had been ther, iic. F, Dalton, Esq., P.M., took the chair, - and caltod on Mr Baker to state, on bohalf of the ProvisionalCommittee. which bad bean elected at tbo first meeting, what had been done. -Mr Baker briefly reviowed tho proceedings at previous meetings, and stated that the pro posal tho Committeo had to mako was that* persons desirous to become members should enrol themselves, by payment of 2s Od, such sum to bo in part pay ment of tho quarter's subscription. Tbo Committee had not pre* pared any rules ; thoy proposo that on the en. ' rolment of members, a meeting should bo called for them to olccta Committee aud oflU cers, and that that new or permanent Com mittee should prcpa...
LATE TELEGRAM. SYDNEY. Friday, 6 p.m. [Newspaper Article] — The Mining Record and Grenfell General Advertiser — 1 August 1868
LATE TELEGMM; [PBOH OBBTlLLK'd TBLBOB1M COMPANY.] SYDNEY. Friday, 0 p.m. diggers continuo to return from Mary borough, dissatisfied with the diggings. 70 moro arrived from that port to-day. - The alluvial ground at Jirnno is rapidly being worked out. At Gympio tbo roefa promise well, but manv are flooded, and anoraliom for a timo The Joint Stock Bank havo declared no dividend, tho directors having oppropriatod tho profits of tbo half year towards, tho re serve fund and future dividends. All the mombcra of the M'Culloch Govern, ment in Victoria havo been returned.
WOOD'S FLAT DIGGINGS. [Newspaper Article] — The Mining Record and Grenfell General Advertiser — 1 August 1868
WOOD'S FLAT DIGGINGS. [?] I am now enabled to givo you somo positive ?. information respecting this placo and its proapeota. Our population ia, I judge, sligbt'y on the increase, there being from 800 to 1000 personj now settled down. Storea, shanties, desideratum— a post-office — is yet wanting. , With, respect to mining, I shall give some particulars of claims, and then your readers can judge for themselves as to tho position of this new gold-field. In the alluvial ground, No. 1 East aro on payable gold, but I fancy that (hoy aro working in a very rough way, and wasting a deal of labour. No. 2 are on i splendid gold— prospects irom 5 to 15 gr* | to the dish; thickness of wash, eighteen inches This party are eight feet in the run, and the dirt is looking better as thoy go on. Ifos. 0 and 4 not on gold, and 5 and 0 on payable dirt. On tho Western side* Nos. 1,6, 10, and 18, on payablo gold ; the others havo not struck it as yot. Thus much about our allu- vial ground. Messrs Clyburn's...
CORRESPONDENCE [We do not necessarily endorse the opinions expressed by our correspondents.] HOSPITAL DOCTOR. (TO THE EDITOR OF THE MINING RECORD.). [Newspaper Article] — The Mining Record and Grenfell General Advertiser — 1 August 1868
CORRESPONDENCE [ Wedo not necessarily endorse the opinions expressed by our correspondents.] HOSPITAL DOCTOR. (TO TUB ED1TOB OP tub MINING BECOBD.) . biB— It is not tho usual cifstom of gentle- I men to reply to anonymous communications which find their way into tbo columns of a newspaper, especially when tho purport of | the epistles is to try and bring into contempt I the officers who kindly undertake tho man- I agement of a charitablo institution; but, in I iuu prusenb instance, tlio writer subscribes himself ' Au old subscriber to tho Hospital.' In looking through tho list of subscribers for the present year to tho Grenfell public hospital, wo do not notice any gentleman among them as would attest his namo to a communication of such a character as that of 'an old subscriber,' undor tho cover of another garb; so, therefore, upon that hypo* thesis we presume the writec of the letter is not a subscriber, but one of those agitators who has honored with his presence every gold field ...
MINING [Newspaper Article] — The Mining Record and Grenfell General Advertiser — 1 August 1868
MINING Kianuba.— There is but little news to com* municate since last I wrote to you, aud every thing is so dull hero that until somo unex pected auriferous treasuro is developed you must not bo surprised if my epistles aro 'liko angel's visits, fow and fur between.' The mil) will won havo crushed all the quartz at cf getting a further eupply till spring brings more favourable weather. The Three-mile reef etono is turning out very regularly au average of 17 dwts to tho ton, and even this pays tho prospostors very well, as tho quartz is very easily got. Messrs Atkinson and Ellis are having their pump fixed in No. 1 Charcoal reef, and instead of employing horse power they will havo it worked by a wheel and waterpower. Everything is completed, and they will commence operations in a fow duys. Tho party in No. 1 south with their tunnol aro within about 40 feet of tbo reef, and cxpeet to cut it in about a fortnight. Tho prospectors on their lease are busy sinking, as they wish to get down...
(TO THE EDITOR OF THE MINING RECORD.) [Newspaper Article] — The Mining Record and Grenfell General Advertiser — 1 August 1868
[?] Kind Sub,— Has mo and myouldooman bysyour paper every week, and reoda it regly, and lams a deol of hinformashun, praps youl let us no if the pcliso as a rite to tuch our gotes for wattheycala ramling in the stretes* Now, sur, me and .my outd ooman has too gingcr-browni but as wero had them many yeers, tliave change.1 tbaro culler. Now, sur, nayburs tells us that our gotes mustuot go in the stretes, which wo thiuks is vary ard— fust, cos our goteB hare bin on tliegould Odds many yeers, and then cos wo dont no ware tho stretes or ; pleso sur toll tho peliso to put up postes to sho us the stretes, and *e . fiats dun we II take our gotes out ov em 1'Jese, sur, give us your liopiniun, and obteege, SAM JOSKIN, ' AN BET JOSKIN, Iter'X Mark. Witness— PniL. M'Cabtb*.
(TO THE EDITOR OF THE MINING RECORD) [Newspaper Article] — The Mining Record and Grenfell General Advertiser — 1 August 1868
(TO TUB BDITOB OP TUB HISIHG BBCOBD) DeabSib— On entering my club the other night, I found the members vehemently de baling tho Hospital question. It appeared oue of the meraboA had been charged the sum of £3 for fivo duys accommodation iu uiitteo, on being remoastrated with, gave their inhospitable ultimatum that every mem ber of 'the Gorman Club must pay £3 ad* mittance, and lCs per week, no matter whe. ther he bo accommodated for a day or two or a longer period. The members, of course, condemned tho uncharitable mandate. Thoy will pay what is right and fair, but not submit to extortion. It seems there is some thing rotten in tho management of the above institution— so.called a Hospital. The fact of tho establishment beiug iu debt, ought not to bo a pretext for imposition. Other hospitals charge (if they do charge) Please, Mr. Editor, insert, and obligo ARMINIUS GERMAN10U3. Grenfell, July 28, 1808. [Our correspondent is in error as to the hosphal being in dobt. Thcro is a liand ao...
COON FIGHT IN KENTUCKY. [Newspaper Article] — The Mining Record and Grenfell General Advertiser — 8 August 1868
COON FIGHT IN KENTUCKY. A coon fight is ono of (ho glories of UA- in Kentucky. Tbe programmo is this:— Some one announces to the gentlemen planters of 011 extended neighbourhood that ho will giro .a barbecue and coon fight on a certain day at thomsclvo.*, their friends, nnd their dogs, for bis coon is' a rctcran, and will mnko a big flgbt. This brings a large gathering of trfbn and dogs to enjoy the feast and fight. Tho coon is placed in a barrel, with ouo head out, laid flat, so that ho cannot bo taken on (ho itank and rear, aud tho dog that brings out tho coon— and it lakes one of pluck to do that —wins the bet. Ou *the occasion to be do. scribed, a largo party assembled, with nuiner* ous fine dogs, eager for tho fray: The^ sport began, but erery dog of (ho party was whipped out by tho sharp teeth and claws of tho gal* lant coon. As a matter of course thero was tho rosult. Thorowas a seedy Yankee pre sent, looking on with a grin of delight, at eaeh defeated dog garo up (ho battle....
HOW I WAS CURED OF STEEPLECHASING. [Newspaper Article] — The Mining Record and Grenfell General Advertiser — 8 August 1868
HOW I WAS CURED OF STEEPLE CHASING. 1 was spending Christmas in a country hquso in Borricksliirc, with old Squiro Bart ley, and a rery pleasant place it would haro been but for that odius Captain Reginald Sangfroid, who would mako himself eb' offen-' sively agreeable to Clara Bartloy, then tbo object of my mis-plaeed adoration. Whatercr we were engagod In— hunting, walking, or conrerention— tuat lollow must.ncear put ? himself forward, aud bccomo tbo guido ond protector of Clora, who plainly would liare rather been without his attentions, at least I thought so; aud all (ha while ho treated mo. with such contempt, that I inwardly rowed revenge, and waited en opportunity to . cut ' him out in tho eyes of tho fair Clara. Well, the opportunity ewne, Wo wero all at break fast ono morning,' whon tbo -butler entered with a note on a waiter, which ho lianded to me. It was addressed to.V C. Maderly, Esq., care of Squire Bartlcy, Saudford Hall,' and ran as follows ,l Dear Sir,— Heo'ring that ...
AN OLD LETTER. [Newspaper Article] — The Mining Record and Grenfell General Advertiser — 8 August 1868
: 'AN OLD LETTER. ?''V It,i^but an old, old letter. — ? ^Discoloured and dim with ago j Andmany a tell-tale mark and sign Are stamped upon every page. There are words that aro trembling, and pale; Thcro aro blots where the tem-drons foil 1 There are sentences wrung from a tor. lured heart; And a terrible talo thoy toll. It was penned in tho golden Summer, When the forests wero frosh and green, Andttio fragrant breath of tbo jassamino Must orer ita leaves hare been. The beo musthare flitted oft in and out Through' tho quaint old' window pane, And tho thrush must have perchod on tho bough hard-by, And warbled his.swect refrojn.. „ But tho writer could nercr haro paused to . mark, , Those eights and thoso' sounds so fair - Thoso warbling songsters and lovely flowers, And tho spoil that lay orerywhero. A sadder anu sterner sceno, in truth, Hod tho shrinking hands to pon— A record of sorrow, and shamo,and sin,, And tbe evil deeds of mca, I know 'tis in truth, but an old, old talo, - ! An...
USED-UP GOLD-FIELDS. [Newspaper Article] — The Mining Record and Grenfell General Advertiser — 8 August 1868
USED-UP GOLD-FIELDS. What is to bo done with our uiod-up gold fields f They aro accumulating on our hands, and are' lying in a comparatively profitless state. Dozens of person* ore trjiog all sorts of experiments to utilizo tbo surplus meat in Australia, now going to waste for tho want of a market i and even the thousands of wretched quadrupeds, known as. liorses, which infest many valuable runs in the interior, are to b) turned to somo account it would seem, by being boiled down. .Will any enterprising speculative individual eomo forward and tell us what is to be done with tbe dreary tracts of country known as old gold.flelds? Can anything be dono with: them j or, must wo wait till timo onablcs 'naturo's pleasant robo ofgreeii' to cover orer tbe old holes, the heaps of headings and tailings, with herbage and thus allow tho once busy scene of man's labor to revert to tbe shepherd or tho stock Scattered all over tbe various auriferous tracts of country lie those deplorable looking fi...