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CORRESPONDENCE. [We do not necessarily endorse the opinions expressed by our correspondents.] (TO THE EDITOR OF THE MINING RECORD.) [Newspaper Article] — The Mining Record and Grenfell General Advertiser — 5 September 1868
COlUtGSrONDEXCE. [Wedo not necessarily ondorso tho opinions j expressed by our correspondents.] ! (to the editob of tub uivi.va becobd.) Sib,— That English Church management ! ntGreufell has cot bjen a pattern of pro- j piety, uud wisdom I believe (he public urc | pretty well riwaw. I, tlierefoiv, regret it has ! fallen lo my lotto rceord unother pha?c of 1110 eputcmie, wtucii, a nut so serious, mint still be detrimental to Church intcruts if often repealed. Some month) sine.' Unseat* in the Churc'i woro advertised from tho pulpit to be h i on u certain evening. On thui occision a few persons attended, and toce seats were let at the rale of £i p:r annum jut head. My wifo rented two sitting* at this price far ooe year, tho cash being uhtays ready tor any person 1 authorised to twelve it. Recently nsuther oilvet tisemcnt appeared in the Rttord, rating sittings would be let. Wo did nut then at tend, us we already had been in uccupatiju some lime. A lady had instructed Iho churchwardens...
MINING. [Newspaper Article] — The Mining Record and Grenfell General Advertiser — 5 September 1868
i MINING. GclgoscGold.field.— A proclamation is j isjucd in ts Government Gaz«tto giving tho 1 boundarioof the Gutgoog Gold fiold, in tho rounty of Phillip, ut G ulgong, Cooyul Creok to tho cxtet of -J;jS0 acres. A separate notice reserves be same from conditional pur* 'Xoociom Dwaixad. — rfo fresh d'tBcorcrf has btcu'ude ut Boucy's rockf, the impress* iou &lill beg Vj,ut unless the stoue isobtaiued iu grcuternanlities it will uot pay.— Western Examiner ugust20lh.. New Aiuvial Dtaat.vus.— A prospect, iug claim hs bien taken up ut Cargo, Davy's Plains, the iuling bciug about 10 feet, and thcgol.tliu'iig becii found regularly distri buted fj.-;i-on»iderubledistance, Soiuo 12 or 14 d.»t» obtained iu a dish, wussold iu Molo:;. Ono great drawback exists— tbo ec.irciit ti ? utcr, tho ucurvst being 3 miles dis* taul, thm .rc, whiUt ihcro is every prospect of this prving a wages diggings, tho capcnie wi laruu^ .i stun wm uavo lo bo borne.— ILiJ. Bcckinau Diggings. — traders in this ...
MINING REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — The Mining Record and Grenfell General Advertiser — 5 September 1868
MINING REPORT. j Tho aiWOTcrj of two new reefs is reported this week, ono near Mr Watt'# station at Bumbaldry, and tho other close to (lit) Home ward Bound reef, and within the boundary oiuio prospecting claim. urujoflrst-named «e havo not yet any tcry definite information, further than it is a well-defined vein or good thicknois, nnd containing gold in payablo quantity, judging from the amoll quantity of j elnne at present raised. 'Iho other reef ia J winy wuriy or lony yarusteom tUO UOtlw ward Bound, and was found on Monday last by. accident, by ono of the shareholders in tho prospecting claim, near their southern boun. dary. Two men hare been at work on it since Monday, and lbs rcof now presents a body of etono from 6 to 7 feet wide, in which we could eajilydslcct particles of tho precious nietol on visiting tho claim yesterday, Tho samo rcof ha# alio been found near tbo aurfuco in No. 1 south Homeward Bound, whero it is equally promising. Tho discorery would appear to l*e an imp...
LOCAL NEWS TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 1. (Before the Police Magistrate.) MINING CASE. [Newspaper Article] — The Mining Record and Grenfell General Advertiser — 5 September 1868
LOCAL NEWS TOKSDAY, SRPfSUDBB 1. (Before tha Polioo MagistraU.) I MtNISO CASH. John Hiley and J, W. Lewis wero sum' moned for preventing Qrifllth Powell from representing two shares in No. 2 south Oriental reef, in which tho parties had been joint shareholders. Defendants plea was that complainant oaa forfeited his right to tho shares by aeglecf, ab'enoe, and otherwise inefficient reprcson. tatiois* It appeared from the evidence of dofondanl' that a man named Palmer represented Powell'# shares up to (ho litis August, whon ha was removed, and (he shares wero unrepresented uutil (ho 14th, when a man named Simpson camo (0 work. Simpson worked that da/ (Friday). At dinner lime on tho following day defendant Lewis told Johueon, a partner of Powell's, lhat Simpson was not a suitable man ; on this Johnson said ho would com* mcnco (0 work 01s Monday, but ho ho did not camo on that doy. On tho Tuesday morning, however, he putiuau uppearance, aud handed a paper (0 defendantssigned by.ono Will...
LETTER LIST. [Newspaper Article] — The Mining Record and Grenfell General Advertiser — 5 September 1868
LETTER LIST. &nbsp; The following is a list of unclaimed letters now lying at the Grenfell Post-office:— Allen, James Alexander; Atkinson, F. Beatson, Joshua. Conway, Mr. Daines, Alfred. Goninan, Richard. Hatherton, Thomas ; Hutton, John. Matthews, Robort. Puveny, John, Realy, J ; Rimmer, Alex. Smith, Mary Aim (2) ; Sallaway, F. Young, Thomas. M'Lachlan, D. John Quodling, Postmaster. Tint Ecium* Foc.sduw— The brass and iron foundry of .Mr Recce, in this town, is rapidly becoming one of Iho most extcmive and complete in the provinces, many of (ho mcclnuifut appliance* used tn large establish* raetits of a similar kind having lately been introduced into it. A few diys since a stamper box, weighing about 15 cwt., was cast for one of Mr Campbell's crushing ma chines, which would hurerellectod credit on any foundry in the colony ; the entire casting being smooth, the edges well defined, and tho wholo ' as sound as a bell/ As every descrip tion ofiron and brass castings, from the ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Mining Record and Grenfell General Advertiser — 12 September 1868
Bricks for Sole BRICKS of the best quality* for Sale at £2 5s per thousand. , F. A. MARTYN. Company's Dam. | To Farmers, Fencers, and Others. v WAX TED immediately, parties with Teams to contract for tho erection of about Seventy (70) .Miles of Brush Fencing. Apply either at the Mortray Station, twelve' miles from Grenfell, or 'at Wongajong, near. Forbes, '! J E.& R.DOWLINGO Wongsjong, August 1, 1008. Tailing-Yard and Paddock. SAMUEL JACKSON, of the 'Travellers' Rest Hotel,' cii the Forbes Road, one and a-half mile from Grenfell, iakes in horses to Uil at Ss por week. They aro kept in a largo secure paddock at night, and tai'ed out during tbe day, and got up for the owners any day required. ~ PHOTOGRAPHY. CAM BAKER has arrived, and will be pre pared to tako portraits, from his well known Carte.do-Visito to Life-Size Vortraiis i - Oil or Crayon, on and after WEDNESDAY NEXT, 6th August. Photographic Cariosities, &o. He has erected his Gallery adjoining BRAY'S, Groat Ea...
PERILOUS ADVENTURE AT MOSQUITO PLAINS CAVE. [Newspaper Article] — The Mining Record and Grenfell General Advertiser — 12 September 1868
PERILOUS ADVENTURE AT MOS. .QUITO PLAINS CAVE. On Wednesday, July 22, a gentlemen had a narrow oscape from meeting with a borriblo death. He and two friends (-ays the 8outh Auitralian Register) paid ojvisit to tho abovo caves, and after inspecting ono of the. large ones let himsolf down what is commonly known as tho Deep Cave— about forty-Jlvo feet— with a rope, hand over hand, loaviug tbe otber two on tbo surface. i Having spent j somo time below, and having doubtless moro or less exhausted his strength, he commonced tbo ascent, which ho found moro difficult than ho had Imagined, for the nearer ho came to . tho top the weaker be becemq. He tried at ono time to rest upon tho rope, but failed, and ofcourso fatigued himself the more with his efforts, but bravely pushed on again, and again had to give in. One of those on the top called out, ' bold on, then,' and pulled up tbo rope ) but from the position in which ho stood at the side of the mouth of tho cavo ho pulled the man under a p...
BOOKMAKING. [Newspaper Article] — The Mining Record and Grenfell General Advertiser — 12 September 1868
BOOKMAKING. Any person visiting tho race- course at New* market, Epsom, Ascot, Liverpool, ChantUly, or any simitar place in England or France, must of lato years havo observed a cumber of regular attendants upon these events, who ore seen throughout tbo racing season, 4»tat one . town and then at another, wherever anything in tho ahapo of steeplccbaso or flat race Is to eorae off. Thero is an uniformity ia tho ap pesrenco of these individuals which distin guishes them from all other classes. Their hats are almost invariably new, and evidently bought at foshiouablo shops. They are, with searcely an exception. clean shaved, or at most only wear a thin rautton.cbop whisker. Their garments aro nearly now, and, with (he exception of a somowhat profuio quantity of watch-chain knick knacks, they wear -no more jewellery than wcll*drcned men should. When they meet on the platform at a railway, thoy always surnamo each other in tho most cordial ntanncr. 'How aro you, Jones V 'Fine day, Robins...
WORK. [Newspaper Article] — The Mining Record and Grenfell General Advertiser — 12 September 1868
WORK. TJp tiid bo doing I Life »' »bort. The way is rough ; the strife severe. . Tie not In books alone, or thought, To make tbo dreary passage clear. *Tis Action, Work, which nerves tho iouI. 'Tis strife which gives it strength to bear. Then op, and onward to tho Goal, It U not manly to despair 1 Tho way ia rough! but Hope within, Will cheer the spirit through tho gloom. : Flowers of divinest blossoming, j May itrew our patbwaj to tbo tomb I | Then up 1 go forward ! onward still 1 | Through out, through fog, through storm , or shine Sear In thy breait a dauntless will, And deem it idle to repine! b.h. Orange.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Mining Record and Grenfell General Advertiser — 12 September 1868
Wanted Immediately *1 ABLE-BODIED MEN to XUUv/ ' Drink British Ate, at' BRAY'S, Great Eastern Hotel. Wanted* AFIRST-OLAS3 Lemonade and Soda Water Bottler wanted. None need apply, unless proficient in Cork Bottling; a»u»t be sober ond steady, and capable of tikin^tbe managomentof tho Factory during the absence of the proprietor. Application to Iw made to the l£d itor of this paper, or at tho Qrrnfell Cordial Factory ; if by letter, stato wnjjes and all particulars. Also, a Man to drivo a cart; be roust be an acc juntant, or able to kvop tbe accounts of his own deliveries. Tenders ARE Required for Fuicing-in the DAM of Wellington and Co. For further par ticulars, apply at tho Machino. Notico NOTICE is hereby girtm that Lots 10, 2, and 1, of 8eo. 13, ot tho towtifhip ot Gronfell, h-ive been granted by tho Crown for Church of Knsland purposes. The Hon. the Minister for Lauds has also notified to tho llithop of Sydney thut any houses built thtro on will be considorod as a trespass, aud m...
IMPROVEMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Mining Record and Grenfell General Advertiser — 12 September 1868
IMPROVEMENTS. . Acim and liberal as hare been the people of ' Grenfell in erecting public, edifices which were necessary for the welfare of the district, yet it Is undcnlablo that two works remain unprovided for wbicb imperatively require immediate attention. The first is the con. - etrnetion of a fence round the cemetery, ro that tho indecency of cattlo and swine being allowed to run over tho graves rosy be pre vented, and the second I* the erection of a powder-magazine. WUb respect to tbo eemctery, it hardly seeds any argument, wo should imagine, to indole the publio to look into the matter, and get it attended to. The cost woutd be so trifling, and U Is so obviously a proper thing ? to be done, that it only requires to be brought forward in' some tangible war for the neces sary funds to bo raised. As to the powder iragaxine— that Is even of -more Importance than tbo question of fencing in the graves of tbo dead. Tho one is a-questlon of feeling, taste, and decency i the other is,...
EPITOME OF NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — The Mining Record and Grenfell General Advertiser — 12 September 1868
EPITOME OF NEWS. j Tub Roman Catholics of Gundagai have called a meeting of supported ' of tbo . ' Free* man's Journal/ for the purpose of taking steps to assist that paper to defend the action In* siituted against it by the Attorney-General. — Times. Sqbxp BireAnnro MaojiWB.— 1 Tho Mel* bourno correspondent of the Alexandra Cou. rier contributes the following item:— 'I saw a machine at work tho otber day which Is likely to cameo great chango In tho sheep forming interest j it is no less than a machine to shear sheep by steam, and from what I saw of it, It Is likely to be a complete success. Tbo : mscbino is mado of brass, something, in tho 1 shapoofa small trowel) tho motion is got up I by a turbino wheel about tbreo inches in dia meter, and this is geared into another wheel on wmcu is uxeu a cuiier j in iront is a comb which serves o* a guideand guard against cut ting tho skin of the sheop. Tho steam is con* veyed from tho boiler by atubo of indiarub ber) this tube or pipe is doub...
No title [Newspaper Article] — The Mining Record and Grenfell General Advertiser — 12 September 1868
iNivspoct to the rumoured rush to the Thames gold fields, the following warning let* tcr appears in the 'Melbourne Argus' t— ' Sir — Seobg a letter in your paper of thip morn* ingroipectiog tbe Auckland gold-fields, from a correspondent signing himself I beg to ?ay that what ho has stated in. that letter is perfectly correct, I was ono of about the second or third party of diggers who left tbo West Coast, New Zealand, for the Auckland ' gold-fields. I arrirod at tbo Thames esrly in October, and remained until April last. Dur ing tho wholo of this period we were prospect ing, and with no success. It is not on these grounds that I would not advise miners to go; but it is my opinion, and the opinion of other i diggers, that the north hlaad of Now Zoaland will never bea field for alluvial gold. The formation of tbe ground is nothing but baro | reefs, ao wash at all being on the main bot tom. I have been over above seventy miles of country south of the Thames diggings, which is notas yot...
MINING. [Newspaper Article] — The Mining Record and Grenfell General Advertiser — 12 September 1868
MINING. WBKTwontn Estate Compaq,— Tlio first meeting of shareholders has boon held at Bal larat, nnd a very encouraging report presen ted. The rental collcctci for the month was at the rate of £11-10 per annum. MrThoap son, lata of the Port Phillip Company's works, has been appointed mining mauagcr and en gineer; and amongst other sources of revenue bo is of opinion that good returns will bs ob tained from tbo arsenical pyrites, tlio v.iluoof which wospreviouriy unknown in New South Wales. Terms of amalgonutiou wuh tho Point Company has been agreed to. We are informed that a centrifugal pump Ins been purchased for tho estato from one of tho worked out claims oil Ballarat, and its arrival may bo shortly expected. The ' contributing' shares chango hands freely in Victoria at an appreciable premium. Mr Bobert Frost, of this town, has purchased 18 paid-upsbarei of the late Point Company.— Westora Examiner, SeptemberG. OP«ta Diooi.vos.— ' With tho exception of tholato large find in tho p...
ORANGE PRICES. WHOLESALE. [Newspaper Article] — The Mining Record and Grenfell General Advertiser — 12 September 1868
ORANGE PRICES. WlIOLBdlLS. i Fino flour, per tou, £10 . 1 Ration, ditto, £14 Wheat, per bushel, 5s Od ' Bran, per ton, £3 , Pollard, ditto, £4 1 Hay, ptr ton, £3 Chaff, ditto, £4 Corn, por bushel, 4» Potatoes £5 per ton Barley, 3s. Eggs, por dozen. Is Buttor. per lb, lsGd — Western Examiner. . ?
CORRESPONDENCE. [We do not necessarily endorse the opinions expressed by our correspondents.] (TO THE EDITOR OF THE MINING RECORD.) [Newspaper Article] — The Mining Record and Grenfell General Advertiser — 12 September 1868
COltllESPONDEKCE. £Wodonot necessarily endorje tbe opinions , expressed by our correspondents.] | (TO TUB SPtTOB OF TUB HI.VirTO BSCOBD.) j oi»,— i nonce m tue columns of the Lach. Ian Reporter, of the 29th ultimo, an articlo bearing on the subject of a proposed Court o/ 1 Quarter Sessions at Forbes, and I wish to say I afow words thereupon. I Aboutaycarago proceedings were initiated for tbo abovo-mentioned object, a meeting was held, at which it was unanimously agreed that such a Court was desirable, and that the ro* sources of tho district were sufficient to provide juries, and otherwiso to carry out tho schemo. A committee was formed to prepare a me morial to tbo then Governor— Sir John Young, and to procure signatures to it Copies of this memorial wore sent to ever^ squattor in the neighbourhood, as well as to other reridentsj and, as it was tbe shearing season, we anticipated a great number of sig natures, and a speedy return of eachdocu. ment. The squatters, however, did not t...
BATHURST PRICES. [Newspaper Article] — The Mining Record and Grenfell General Advertiser — 12 September 1868
BATHDRST PBIOBS. Oats, per buehol,3s. 3d Corn, per bushel, 3s 3d Hay, £3 5s Ditto, lucerno, £3 Butter, salt, por lb. 10i Ditto, fresh, ditto, 1s . Bacon, good, per lb., fid. Liinl, ditto, 7u Cheese, per lb. 5d. Onions, per cwt., scarce Flour, llni1, per ton, £17 10s Whoat, per bushel, Gs Od. «— Freo Press.
CALENDAR FOR SEPTEMBER. [Newspaper Article] — The Mining Record and Grenfell General Advertiser — 12 September 1868
CALENDAR FOB SEPTEMBER. MtMOBAVDA OT TOB] ®0If* 1 T. 6 23* 5 37 2 W. Full Mood, 2'2 p.m. 6 22 5 3g 3 T b, 6 2 1 5 39 4 V. Moscow burned, 1812 6 20 5 40 6 0. 6 18 6 41 6 S. 14th irrtn Pkbtbcobt G 17 6 42 7 M. C1G 6M ST. Port Curtis Rash, 1851 G 15 5 45 » W. 6 14 5 46 10 Th. Moon's 1st qr,8-8 a.m. G 13 5 47 11 F. G 12 5 48 13 8. Gov.King arrived, 1800 6 11 5 89 IS S. 15TH AFTSB PBMTBC08T 6 13 5 GO 14 M. G 0 5 CI 15 T. G 8 5 52 1G W. Now Mood, 18 24 p.m. 6 7 5 53 .17 Tb. G 0 5 54 IB F. Willi, explorer, buried, G 5 5 55 19 8. [1861 6 4 G 5G AOS. ICtB attibPbhtsoobt G 3 5 57 31 M. G 2 5 5S .22 T. G 1 5 59 23 W. Spring commences 6 0 0 0 34 Th. Moon's fat qr, 1*26 a.m. 5 59 6 1 as F. 5 5B G 2 *5 8. 5 57 0 3 .27 8. 17thaftx»Pbktkcost 5 DO G 4 *8 it. 5 55 G 5 30 T. Michaelmas Day ' 5 55 G 5 90 W. 5 51 G G