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MINING EXHIBITION OF 1892. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 28 March 1891
MIXING EXHIBITION OF 1892. THE question of having Queensland repre sented at the special exhibition of the mining and metallurgical industries to be held in London next year, lias been very warmly taken up by the Minister for Mines, who has caused the following circular to be addressed to all wardens and mineral land commis sioners throughout the colony and the Government geological staff:-" In connec tion with a proposed special exhibition of the mining and metallurgical' industries and the mineral wealth of the empire, to be held in 1892, under the management of the Imperial Institute, I am desired to request you to employ all your influence 'in obtaining or assisting to obtain:-1. t xliibits. 2. Statistical information as to yield area, population, machinery, and other matters of interest connected with the district under your charge. 3. Maps showing the various reefs, size, product andcharacfcenstiee. 4 Plans of machinery. You will place your-, self in communication witli cbmpan...
Victorian Mining. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 28 March 1891
1r£e£oi*iasi IfSwiHg. The Victorian Blue Book, contain ing the reports and statistics of the Mining1 Department of the colony for the last quarter of the year 1890, compiled and arranged by Mr. A. W. Howiit, Secretary for Mines, has just come to hand. The information " therein contained is fall and interest ing, and is intrinsically _ a history of mining in Victoria for the period named. The total quantity of gold obtained amounted to 152816ozs 16dwt llgrs, comprising 102,820ozs 12dwfcs 22grs of quarts, and 49,996ozs 3dwts 13grs of alluvial gold, and showing an in crease of 3,565ozs 6dwt 23grs over the vield for the previous qiiar'er. Of this, Biliarat contributed by far the largest proportion, or 54,762ozs I7dwts 18grs from 80,738 tons of stone crushed, showing that the average yield per ton was nnder f of an ounce. Sandhurst came next with 30,929ozs 15dwts 18grs. The Castle main, Maryborough and Beech worth fields jnst about, hal red the output from Sandhurst turning out 17,256oz ...
MANAGER'S REPORT. NO. 7 NORTH EAST QUEEN. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 28 March 1891
MANAGER'S REPORT. NO. 7 SfORTH EAST QUEEN. The manager, John Wilson, reports under date 21st March, 1891.:-The underlie has been sunk a further distance of 12ft, there being no change to report, the winze of the No. 6 eastern level has been sunk a further distance 10ft, total 40ft. from the level, there being about 6in, of stone in the face. The western level of the crosscut has been ex tended a further distance of 9ft, the reef here is about 1ft thick. Have also commenced to put a second crosscut into the hanging wall for the purpose of ventilation, which has been put in a distance of 5ft. Stoping has been continued over the No. 6 level, and also the No. 5 level. Have raised 100 tons of stone for the fortnight, making a total of 385 tons in the paddock. Nicholas Mavne, manager, reports under date March 19: Nothing further has as jet been done in the western drive on JS'o. 1 level, for the simple reason fcha% as stated in my last report, it is better for the tune to push forward oth...
HERBERTON MIXING. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 28 March 1891
HERBERTOX MIXING. Mining matters during the week hare been brisk. In shares the most noticeable event was the drop in Muidivas. Several large parcels were sent here for sale, and they j found ready purchasers down to 6s for con j tributing. 1 he local brokers report that duriag the fall about 4,COO shares hare been bought in this district. So far as can be gathered 110 local holder lias quitted. The mine still con tinues to look magnificent, and the drop in shares is only owing to market- operations. Local holders cannot, however, be scared, and wlilie the mine continues to develop as it is doing local shareholders will increase their interests. The recent sensational assays from the Anniversary have given great impetus to prospecting about Herberton, and there can be but little doubt that some good mines will be located. The assays from the Anniversary this week here ranged up to 660ozs, a truly surprising result. A parcel of ore sent to Montalbion for assay, gave up to SSOozs. The...
The Federal Convention. (By ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH.) [FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENTS.] SYDNEY, March 19. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 28 March 1891
The Federal Convention. (By ELECTEIC TELGGS&PH.) [FBOX OUIi OWS COKHESPOXDENTS.] Srixicy, March 19. THE sub-committees appointed by the Federal Convention met to-day, and though a large extent of work was got through, it was merely of a preliminary nature; yet there was an evident desire to advance busi ness. Ail members now take a hopeful view as to the.final issue! Sir Farnucl Griffith was appointed Chair man of the Constitutional Committee, after Sir. Hfenry Partes laid declined to accept the position. . The whole day was ta&en up in discussing the question of State Bights. Though an attempt was made to draw up. a definite pro posal, there seems to be an inclination to adopt, some -such middle way between the two Houses as is adopted in South Australia. The Committee on Finance and Trade Regulation had a discussion of a preliminary nature, and called for a number of returns which were necessary for p, thorough under standing of the issues to be settled. . The J ud...
Scientific Notes. Hints to Prospectors. IV. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 28 March 1891
m Hints to Prospectors. [Br JL. W. CLARKE, F.O.S.] IV. THE recognition of tin ores is always a simple matter with the blowpipe, and. even without tbat instrument tin stone could never be missed if the experiment ^so successfully tried by the Herberton explorers) is tried on the -sample. The details were given in the first article. Another simple and certain test is that of the u streock" (i.e. powder), presently to be described. Three minerals are often confounded with tin stones. These are : Wolfram, Titanic Iron, Garnets To distinguish these different minerals by the streak, select three clean samples, one of each of the above, powder it finely, and lay the powder on the clean steel anvil, finally drawing the carefully polished face of the Jiaimner over the powder, using considerable force so as to compel the powder to stick to the anvil, or all but stick. Now note the color of the very finely powdered mineral. If it be a clean wliitish grey, particularly when washed in a prospect...
District Court. MONDAY, MARCH 23, 1891. CRIMINAL JURISDICTION. (Before his Houor Judge Noel and a Common Jury.) [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 28 March 1891
Court. :li. MONDAY, MARCH 23, 1891. CRIMINAL JURISDICTION. (Before lii3 Houor Judge Boel ami a Common J un.) r: > prosecuted for tlie Crown. The Bar was represented by Mr. F. Milford, barrister at law, and Messrs. John ? Mainland, Jarvis arid lawyer, solicitor^. Thomas Bullev, charged with attempted - suicide, pleaded guilty ill the lower court, aid was bronght up for sentence. On being 7 asked why. sentence should not be passed upon hiin, the prisoner handed in a letter r from the surgeon of the Townsville Hospital staling that he had sein ed as wardsman in : the Institution, and bore a good character .' during that time. Another statement was ;: produced, setting- out that he was to have been married, and tried to commit suicide while under the influence of drink and excitement. The 'Judge said the pri soner was a young man' of 25 years, and if drink had such an effect upon him, he advised him to take the pledge. The sentence of the court was that he should be imprisoned for on...
Correspondence. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 28 March 1891
?oiTcs]K>u(leiiee, ----? ' TO THE EDITOfi. Sir,-In reply to Mr. Hayes' letter of 20th inst., I have to state that if the Hibornian Jockey Club Committee deem it necessary to hold an enquiry into Jack Shepphard's running in the Hibernian Gift,. I shall be only too pleased. I sent him out bo win, hacked him, and went dowiujf Those who know me will, I think, retain the 'con fidence they reposed in me as a horse owl; r. I feel confident anything Mr. Hayes may say will not injure me in the eyes ot the public,, who have & fair idea as to how tilings really stand In racing matters on Charters Towers. Trusting you will insert this letter, and I thanking you in anticipation. :-Yours, &c., ** P. TOLAJfO. Towusville, 21st Man?lj,189l. At the Police Court yesterday morning,, one drunk was brought up and discharged. James Hoare appeared in answer to charges of disorderly conduct, using obscene language and also for assaulting Constable Harrey and § man named fticholls. After t...
Police Intelligence. MONDAY AFTERNOON (Before the Police Magistrate.) [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 28 March 1891
MONDAY AFTEBXOOX (Before the Police Magistrate.) I Henry Mathers pleaded guilty to being drunk and disorderly and also to using obscene language. For the first offence he was discharged, and fined £3 for the second chaise, in default 14 days in the lock-up, Prispnpr was allowed time to pay the fine if lie could give an undertaking to do so. Police r. F. C. B. Vosper Mr. Maryland prosecuted on behalf of the C'rown. The case was adjourned until to-day, the accused being admitted to bail on his own recognisances of £100. TUESDAY, MARCH 24. F. C. B. Vosper, on remand, for seditious libel published in a paper called the Austra lian Republican, published at Charters Towers on 2'gfc February, 1891. The information, covering the article in question, was read by the clerk at length. Mr J. Maryland prosecuted for the Crown. The accused was undefended. All witnesses in the ease were ordered out of Court. Sub-Inspector Meldrura deposed : I know, the defendant, F. C. B. Vosper; I saw him on the ...
Departure of Troops. THE MOUNTED INFANTRY TO THE FRONT. BALL CARTRIDGE SERVED OUT. HOT WORK EXPECTED [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 28 March 1891
Departure of Troops. ? + THE MOUNTED INFANTRY TO THE FRONT. BALL CARTRIDGE SERVE 1 OlT. HOT WORK EXPECTED THOUGH the local Mounted. Infantry Itad received instructions to hold themselves In readiness to depart for the disturbed Western districts at four hours' notice, the order which arrived at 5.30 on Tuesday night to depart this morning caused no little surprise. The news spread rapidly, an extraordinary having been issued from the Noktheun MIXER office, and before 8 o'clock the matter of the departure was the theme of geip^L conversation. The marching orders issued called a parade in -full marching order for 6 o'clock nest morning, the company to proceed immediately on active service. The corps left at 7 a.m. on Wednesday by special train for Hughenden, fully equipped in cluding horses, saddles etc., thence to proceed to Winfcon, a small township of about 400 souls, south-west of Hughenden. On enquiry we learnt that a full muster was expected to turn out, consisting of 55 non-com...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 28 March 1891
D R. "EMANUEL, SURGEON DENTIST, Twenty-six YEARS' Exueriekce, ARCADE, MO S MAN -ST. W. O. ST jvmm' ARCHITECT. .y E D. H. A Y T O N, Auctioneer, Horse and Cattle Salesman, STOCK, STATION, and General Commission Agent, GILL-Sx., CHARTERS TOWERS. All kinds of Auction Sales undertaken, and Account Sales promptly rendered. Agent for Oou Fire Insurance ?«. Atlas Pipe Insurance Co., Samuel Purchase, Somerset Nur sery, Parramatta. T. B. B E A R U P, Sliarebroker & Mining Agent, CHARTERS TOWERS. Citg Bcntai Institute. (ESTABLISHED 1885.) lb-. J. WILKIXSOX, C.H.S., Eng., SURGICAL DENTIST, Ross' Buildings, corner of Gill and Mosman Streets, CHARTERS TOWERS. - TEETH EXTRACTED WITHOUT PAIN. MR. WILKINSON can be Consulted Daily. Complete Sets of Teetli on Gold supplied from £15 15s.; on Vulcanite from £8 8s. Teeth filled with Gold Amal gam and Cement Stoppings. Teeth Carefiilly Extracted for 2/0., N.B.-Regulation of Children's Teeth a Speciality.' PLEASE NOTE THE ADDRESS : Ross' -Riiflrtl...