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CALENDAR FOR SEPTEMBER, 1867. [Newspaper Article] — The Mining Record and Grenfell General Advertiser — 31 August 1867
CALENDAR FOB SEl'TBUBEIi, 1807. T.— Uwoumu 0» ma Eo*' 1 8. HtqS. iFTBETswrrt 0 23 5 37 3 sr. Morotou Bay sett. fad. 0 22 6 38 9 T- Gold dii. in California 6 21 6 30 4 W. 6 20 5 40 6 Tb. ' 6 18 5 42 fl F. Moon'iletqr., 0;43 a.m. 0 17 5 43 7 8. 6 10 5 41 8 S. 12th S. attbb Tbinitt 0 15 5 45 ? - 9 M. Port Curtis cold rush O 14 5 41 10 T. 0 13 5 47 11 W. 0 12 5 43 12 Tb. 6 11 5 49 13 F. 0 10 5 60 14 S. Full (coon, 10-45 a.m. 0 9 6 51 15 S. 13rn8.ArriBTBi.viTT 0 8 5 62 10 M. King found by Howilt's 0 7 5 53 17 T. [relief party. 0 0 5 54 18 W. 0 5 5 55 10 Th. 0 4 5 50 10 F. 0 3 6 67 11 8. Moon's 1st qr, 1.21 p.m. 0 2 G 68 154 S. 14tuS. aftebTuinitv G 1 5 60 13 M. Kennedy left Sydney on 0 0 6 0 24 T. Float expedition 6 60 0 1 15 W. 5 58 0 2 10 Th. Porraraatta Railway 5 67 0 3 17 F. ' [opened 6 60 0 4 . 18 Q.\ Now moon, 0-15 a.m. 5 55 0 5 , Id itanS. Arras TuiNiTr 6 55 6 6 SO M. Michnotmu* Duy. ? 6 61 C 6
RATES OF POSTAGE TOWN LETTERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Mining Record and Grenfell General Advertiser — 31 August 1867
BATES OF POSTAGE Town Lbttbbs. Not exoeeawg half an ounce... ... ... Id ITot exceeding ono ounce, but exceeding half on ounce ? 2d. Tor every ouncc, -or fraction of. an ' \w. ounce ... ? ? ? 2d ' \ . COUNIBT LlTTBBfl. 'or delivery in any part of the colony at . j which the letters are posted ot exceeding half an ounce... ? ? 2d. ot exceeding one ounc\ but exceeding ' half an ounce..,- ? ? 4d. or evory ounce pr fraction of an oance i over ono o^nce ? 4d j.tmtu to and pboh T.tB United I ? Kinodou. \ (Except in special cases.) ~ . Via Southampton. Marseilles. ot exceeding i ox. 0 6 0 10 xpeeding i or., but not exceeding 1 os. 1 0 18 xceeding 1 ot., but Hot exceeding 2 os. 2 0 8 4 Ivory additional ot., [,'orfractfonofanor. 10 18 Eitmu to SsiTias Colonies and Fobbiox | . . COtJKTBISS. Vot exceeding i or.,0d. ; exceeding I ox., but . - — .- not exceeding 1 ox., Is. j for every addi tional J ox., or fraction of } ox., Ou. j ex cept iu special cases, for which see monthly Postal Guide. Mone...
POST-OFFICE TIME-TABLE. ARRIVAL AND DISPATCH OF MAILS ARRIVALS [Newspaper Article] — The Mining Record and Grenfell General Advertiser — 31 August 1867
post-office timk-taule. ARRIVAL AND DISPATCH OF MAILS From Sydney. — Monday, Wednesday, anil Friday, ut 7 30 p.m. Trotn Forbes und Sydney.— Monday and Thursday at 0 n.tn. Jrom Young and Sydney.'— Tuesday and ? Friday ot 9 ?i.m. - To.Sydnoy.— Tuesduy, Thursday, and Sun I'o Forces.— Tuesday and Friday at 0 a.m. . To Young-.— Monday und Thursday, at 0 N.B.— Office hours from 0 a.m. to 0 p.m., and from 2 to 0 p.m. On Sundays, from 10 ?a.m. till 11a.m. ifonoy Orders issued from 0 a.m. to 0 p.m Sundays excepted. . ' Each mail closes hulf-an-hour before tbe advertised timo of despatch — except that to Sydney, which closes at 10 o'clock tbo night before.
BURRANGONG. [Newspaper Article] — The Mining Record and Grenfell General Advertiser — 31 August 1867
RURRANGONG, (VBOU OUB OWN COUBEarONDENT.) I should bavo written to you before, but really things are so dull, as our business mon eay, uud so littlo stirring, either iu mining, scuiidul, in trade, or politics, that I could not for the life of mo fill up a half column of the ' Record' at any price. Our gold has gono out of tho earth, our pooplo have left us for moro favoured lands, and wo stand almost alone if not desolate. Even our last mourco ia fast fulling away from.us. Tho Chinese ^re drifting little by littlo, day by dny- from that famous field which, as that grcut his torian aud truthful writer, Peter Pick, auya tho dreadful Anti-Chineao men ao ruthlessly prohibited tbeui from inhabiting. Well, well I 'lie no use mourning over fallen 'grurt* ness. Burrungong had its duy— and a fine day it wus— and even now thero ure sources of prosperity in the old place which ure not quite exhausted. W» ure going to feed you people of Urciifell. 1'es, be content, wo shall supply your wants iu...
MINING REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — The Mining Record and Grenfell General Advertiser — 31 August 1867
11 INI NO- REPORT. I We have nothing of importance to chronicle this week respecting what may now be ti rmed ?the old reefs. Large quantities of stone are being raised, and are aiidia£ enormously to the heaps waiting for a crushing. W e near of Dew reefs this week ut various distances, of tho name ofThoinns Doyle, lately a shop herd to Mr. Drummond. and who discovered tbo Young Auitraliau Reef some short titut- since, recently found a reef which looks pay* able, at a locality near the old saw milla j it it named the Alfred Reef. Flying rumours of otherdiscoveries reach us, but there is so much excitement just a presont that wo re* frain from publishing half tho statements luado to us until we have an opportunity to demonstrate their truth. Sktbxmub.— Tn alluvinl, tho 8oven-milo is all tho talk. Upon visiting this now rush iu the middle of the week, we found that tho ? lead is ?xtcnJlng,- it being now lully a tnilo ; in length. Of course, tho riehnesa varies. In somo shafts tho prosp...
FRIDAY, 30th AUGUST. (Before the Police Magistrate.) CHILD D[?]STION. [Newspaper Article] — The Mining Record and Grenfell General Advertiser — 31 August 1867
Friday, 80th Auqtjbt. (Beforo the Police Magistrate.) George Dernont, alias George the Qreok, was brought beforo tbe Beuch for deserting his child.— The case was not gono into, but remanded to Bathurst, UBVNE AND DI60BUEBLY. John McGloskey, for being drunk and dis- orderly, was filled lUs., or 24 hours la the DKTAINIWa A HOBBB. A. Bowler was charged by William Doran with detaining a horso, whieh ho alleged was hU property. Caso postponed torone week. usroait to pay maintemahcb. - Joseph Hurwood was brought before the ^ «ourt charged with refusing to comply with an order oftbe Bench mado somo time since, ? that be thottld pay 12s. per week* towards tlie ? maintenance of hit illigitimate child. Tho mother of the child and dnfeudant. eauie to ?some tome out of court to settle tbe matter, which was accepted by thn Bench.
THURSDAY, AUGUST 20. (Before the Police Magistrate.) STRALING A TURKEY. [Newspaper Article] — The Mining Record and Grenfell General Advertiser — 31 August 1867
Tktbsday, Avaror 20. - (Before the Polio® Magistrate.) *nutiK» a. ttnxir. 'Itri. Oskey vu brought before tbe Bench, I aharged with stealing a turkey, the property ?f Rachael Moses. — Serge ant Keonan depoiod that he arretted tbo prisoner at the hospital tbe evening previous, at the instigation of Ra phael Moies. Tbe pruoner, when apprehen ded, made no reply to the charge.— Raphael Voiee, being ewora, deposed : I lire in Gren leu, near tue nospitat ; my brother-in-law (Solomon Solomons) bad thrco turkeys that be left in ray charge, tho dead turkey pro* dneed it one of ibe three. Last night I sent Either Lyons to look for the three turkeys. 8be caree back and said sho could only find two. I accompanied her and made a fresh search for the bird. Amongst othor pWes, I went to tho hospital, and whoa near tho hos* pilal kitchen, I heard somo person intido ?harpeuing a knife. I stopped to liitcn, aud then distinctly beard tho fluttering of a tur* , key, and a noise usually mado by that bird...
TO THE EDITOR OF THE MINING RECORD. [Newspaper Article] — The Mining Record and Grenfell General Advertiser — 31 August 1867
[?] Sin— I toe that in tho now Land Bill, in* trodaced by Mr. Martin, nothing is proposed to bo dono in that matter about which, somo six months ago, tho pooplo of this district brought under thonotico of tho Government — 1 refer to tho power to free-select aurifer ous land which is not in a proclaimed gold field. The notorious Jlctlnmn ctuo has clear)? shown how oasy it would be for a person to possess himself of a gold-field by tlio means of free selecting the land beforo it was pro claimed, and thus exclude the miner, or mako his own terms with him. A very short clause giving the Crown power to resume such sclcctcd land upon certain terms, upon its being proved to bo auriferous, would prcvont this monster monopoly, which inny^arise any day. The Einn Creek' gold-Gt-ld extends only a very short way from the town in one direction, and 'tis impossible to say how soon before payable gold may be found boyond the boundury. Whoever may be tho lucky man to make the discovery, ho hus only ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Mining Record and Grenfell General Advertiser — 31 August 1867
PHIM3TIVE METHODIST CHURCH, GRENFELL. ON. LOUD.'S ,DAY, . SECTEMBER 8,' TWO SERMONS will (D.V.) bo pronched in Iho xhovo Church ; nt half.past S o'clock by tho REV. J. CAMERON, and nt half-past G*by M'r. ' JOFIN' SYMONS. A* Collection will ho mado, after cucli Servicc, iu aid of . tho Ministers' Stipend. A Tea Meeting will bo held on Tuesday , . the lOtlx Septcmbar. After which thero wilt bcnPUllfJO JtEET* ING, when tho REVDS. J. CAMEUON. R V P ANN 13,^ J. ',W.; B UTLEU, J. . W. !M ADI-, GAN, aud othbr gontlemen will address tlie Meeting. , 'Tea'on tlib'Tablo'at 0 o'clock, Tickets 2;. cach. F. D ALTON, ESQ., P.M. will preside, j f . j. iCtaylor, . GENEE ALST'O.REKEE PER GEOROE-STRKIST, GRIJNFI3LL- ' T. E.' FISHER, HOUSE AND SIGN PAINTEIi AND .. :..i DECORATOR, - ? NEXT COIIEN'S HOTEL, CAMP-STREET ^ T. G. ATKINS, G E N E R A L S TO R E K EEPE R; (Above Pitosi'KCTtNo Ci.Aiir,) STi GEORGE'S GULLY, Soven-Milo Rush. ? ' R. G. ERSKINE, AUCTIONEER, ,,G E. ORG E/- S. T,;R E E.T., . . ' QBiE...
LOCAL NEWS. HOSPITAL COMMITTEE MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — The Mining Record and Grenfell General Advertiser — 31 August 1867
LOCAL iNftSWS. - HOSPITAL COMMITTEE MEETING. A meeting of tho Hospital Oommitteo was held on Tuesday evening. Present - Mr. Walker (in thu chair), and Messrs. Bedell, Bilker, Burrcll, Sloe, Riley, McLean, and tbe jecretury. Tho minutes of tbo previous meeting were - read and confirmed. It wus proposod by Mr. B« d -11, a-id carried, that Iho committee consider Mr. Uaelchouse is uot entitled to any payment for tliu llos* pitul building, further than has already been ' Proposed by Mr. 6lce, and carried, that a sub-coinmitte consisting ofMessrs.Bii ieil and Purss, bo appointed to inspect the state of the Hospital building, it having boen reported to tho coinmitteo to bo falling iu at one end, and in a dangerous eondi' ion. . . Proposed by Mr. Killger, und carried, that - Mr. Baker be requested to advertise gratis in the ' Mining Record' for contributions of old linen for thu uso of the Hospital, that article being much required by the wurdsman und Proposed by Mr. Baker, and carried, tha...
TYPE SETTING MACHINERY. [Newspaper Article] — The Mining Record and Grenfell General Advertiser — 31 August 1867
TYPE-SETTING MAOUINERY. (hrom tho Printers Register.) understand Mackios composing ma- chin** will bo ready for the' trade iii a:fcw weeks, 'iho composer is .already finished, and seems satisfactory ; but tho distributor is not quile (hiished, although nearly, so. - Hat-' . lerslej's is making its way well. One pur* . ? chuser suvs he is ' well satisfied with it,' and the more ho 11 sees of it, tho more he likes it.' 1 . This nmclijno was simply put tip, but no ono left;with it to-instruet th* operator. Tho. printer who has it stitos that he can set, him. self, one thousand- brevier, news measure, iu .fiftoon minutes. v ' ? One of tho Hatterslcy machines has been - supplied-to a paperot Buonos'Ayres j aiid on ? order for. aiiolhcr.'has just been reccircd from New Z*allnd; 'V- ' - *Wo urj convinced that '. tho adoption of ? lauobincry for .the setting of plain matter is simply n question of timo j und wo uroulso satlsllcd thut tho immensa'incrcnse in-other' branches of tho art' will ...
FORBES [Newspaper Article] — The Mining Record and Grenfell General Advertiser — 31 August 1867
FORUES. (fBOU ODB OWN C0BBS8P0ND8NT.) [Tho following roacbcd us too lato for pub lication luit weok.] Minino.— Tho surfacing on tho rango just back of Jones's store, or rather between tho head of the North Lead and the head of tho Union Lead, is turning out well. One party, consisting of tho two Penningtons, Isaac Chaplin, and Chartes McCca, on S aturday last got a nugget that weighed 2 ozs. 13 dwts- On l uesuay tuey got another nugget ttiut weighed 21 oxs. 7 dwts. 13 grs. Thi* last was got snJr xix inches under too grass roots. It wus purchased by Mr. Stacy, at the Orientul B iuk, for which ho paid £74 2s. Gd. On Wednesday tbe saino party got another weigh ing 10 ozs. Tho pioce of ground wnoro theso uuggots wcro obtained was abandoned hs worthless last week by Messrs. II. A. Evans and J. Richmond. In other claims on this run of surfacing parties aro mating £5 and £G per week a man. I hear that Messrs. R. B. Rogers, Thomas Bocce, and Georgo Slatycr, havo a very fair claim adjoiuing ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Mining Record and Grenfell General Advertiser — 31 August 1867
~ - i — : ? r ? v THE 'MINING 'RECORD' GENERAL PRINTING OFFICE. EVERY dosoription of JOB PRINTING executed at tho abovo establishment with promptitude, in tho bcit style of the 'art, and at moderate prices. Plain and Ornamontal Printing in evory ? ?Tarioty Postfng BiUs Hand Bills Catalogues PonipbleU . . B It w- Card#' . Business Announcemsots Circular# Law Forms - Gold Books Oliequo Boobs. Receipt and Dolivery Books Way Bills &©., ilkc. Orders from the country promptly at* tended to. J. C. DAYIES, OCULIST, CHEMIST, AND DRUGGIST, RANKIN -STRE ET, FORBES. D IVIES' CELEBRATED EYE-LOTION, forwarded to all parts of tiio Colony. - In Bottloi— 3s. Od., fit., and 7s. Od. w ' ' if . I S ^ SM S OS,. Wo - B mnZ- SS-S - g-3H rS|,|4ij 5 o j § s 1 k* m b 6 g s SS-'i^'s. ? -IH- II? I IS 4 s ? ^ 1° I ^ ^ d? H ♦ o W. E. AUSTIN, SURGEON, ACCOUCHEUR, &c. Graduate, and Member Dedham Medi cal Institute, Mass., U. S- A. Late Medical Officer to the GoldenAgo Lodge 1. 0. 0. F-, M. U., Adel...
ABOUT GIANTS AND DWARFS. [Newspaper Article] — The Mining Record and Grenfell General Advertiser — 7 September 1867
ABOUT GIANTS AND DWARFS. j Tho appronching visit of General Tom Thumb, his wife, the renowned Commodore Nutt, Hiid Minnie Warren is our apology for this article. Wo havu beforo us a ' Sketch of Ihe lives, personal appeurauce, character, and manner*' of Mr. Charles S. Htratton (butler known us Genoral Tom Thumb) and his wife, with u hifttory of their courtship aud tii.tr riagoj together with suuie account of'rc. uiarkuMo dwarfs, giants, and ' other human phenomena of uncieut aud modern times,'. und (lo follow tho titles) ' also songs given ul their publio levees.' This is tho ajjo of biographies uud uulubiographicB of men uf all ranks, and it is ill thut the public should be made uwaro of what is known concerning tho company of littlo people whoso namea , are given above. Pursing over uny mention' of Goliali, and tbat Roman emperor who reached tlio aston ishing height of nearly eight feet, wo ure re inhiiled of O'Brien, the Irish giant, whoso height was eight feet four inches, und of...
MISCELLANEOUS. THE NEW BLACK DEATH. [Newspaper Article] — The Mining Record and Grenfell General Advertiser — 7 September 1867
MISCELLANEOUS. THE NEW BLAOK DEATH. A few weeks ago a motion was brought forward in tbo Houso of Commons by Sir Jervoiso Ciarko-Jervoisc, praying for an in* nuiry into contagious and infectious diseases. Lord Robert Montagu, in reply, contended that tho completeness of our information on tuis subjcct rendered any further inquiry un necessary. Ho reminded tho House that in tno recent instances tho government had caused most careful aud accurate investiga* Hons to bo instituted. ' A commissioner had been sent to Russia to inquire into ' thebhick death,' ' and with regard to thn cholera, 'the results had been tabulated, and would appear in a few days.' Ho conccded, indeed, that 'there might bo eomo fow speciul diseases upon which additional knowledgo wus re quired.' But it was clear,that, in his esti mation, this ' additional' knowledge' was rather calculated to satisfy scientific ouriosity than, to meet any probabio emergency of na tional importance. ' And thus tho matter dropped. It ...
FIELD SPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Mining Record and Grenfell General Advertiser — 7 September 1867
FIELD 8 POUTS. Ir thero is one characteristic which distin. guishes British peoplo more thai another it is perhaps their enthusiasm for field sports— England stands pre-eminent in tho world in sporting affairs. Whether it be in horso iog, John Jiiili is equally at home in cach Thoro may bo some little disposition iu tho sturdy'old fellow to boast of his powers— or, to ' blow,' us tbo Australian phrase has it— still ho is not all talks but is, in reality, a w ' . thorough sporting character. Go whero ho ' will the Englishman curries his nutionul tastes with turn. At Calcutta, with tho thermometer at 100 in the shade, he works away at tbo bat and stumps, m his farurito gumo of cricket, lie challenges tho Arab on his own ground to try his favorito mora against tbo English thoroughbred} and, as for yachting and boat racing, there is scarcoly a corner in tho civilised world whoro an EugUshtran has planted himself that hd does not, periodically, get up rowiug or sailing mutchcs, be they e...
SELECT POETRY. THE SLAVE IN THE DISMAL SWAMP. [Newspaper Article] — The Mining Record and Grenfell General Advertiser — 7 September 1867
SELECT POETRY. THE SLAVE IN THE DISMAL'S WAMP In dark fens of tho disuial swamp Tho hunted Negro lay I Hd saw tho ilro of a miuuigbt camp; , Aud lieard at times a horse's tramp, And a bloodhound's distant bay. Where Will-o'*the-Wispj and glow.worms In bulrush and in brake ; Whero waving rnoucs shroud the pino, And tho cedar grows, and tho poisonous vino Is spotted liko tho snake i— Whero hardly a human foot could pass, Or a human heart would dare, On tho 'quaking turf of tbo green morass, Hecrouchcd iu tho rauk and..tauglod;grais,, Liko a wild beast iu bis lair. ^ ; A poor old ctave, infirm and lamo j ' Great scaro deformed his face j' In his forehead he bore tbo brand ofshamo, Aud tho rags that hid hie manglod frame Wero tho Hrcry of disgrace. . , _ . . All things abovo wero bright and fair } All things wero glad and free ; Littlo squirrels darted hero and there, ' And wild birds filled tho echoing air With songs of liberty. On him alonowns'thc doom of pain, From tho morning of his...