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MOLONG. [Newspaper Article] — Bathurst Free Press and Mining Journal — 24 September 1851
MOLOSG. f_F£OM OETE OWN COS2ESPOSDENT.J Many of She Molaag gold diggers returned aome on calarday lssi from the Mookerwa Creek, a scarcity of wa«er assisted by an an expected offi cial visit from Mr. AssisSaEl-Comnsissioner Green having: maderiaSly aroed in ihe work of dispersion. Mr. Greek's spp?3raac2 had an immediate and as tonisliinjr effect upon the ioco-inollve propensities of a tolerably large body, ami acted like a centrifugal force aft Modkerwa, piclucing a strong tendency oaiwards iijpuia S'£nilf=nt and animate matter. After threatening- to iEcareerale one or two of the miners for breaking- Her Majesty's soil without a license, he sneeeefcl ia Essning thirty of those interesting tixckeSs of leave, termed licenses. So l&H!,g as tks ~aJ£-r conrine4 the miners were doing- well, and same of them remarkably weil. Tfcese diggings have proTed richer than was antici pated, and vriaJi a iclurn of raia would be quickly re-popalated by Jlsa residents of the neighbour hood, ji...
Miscellaneous Extracts. [Newspaper Article] — Bathurst Free Press and Mining Journal — 24 September 1851
? JfflfscettancQUj} ^Extracts. Encounter op a Ship with a Whale —Letters from Rio de Janeiro, dated Feb-. ruary 14th say, 'The following statement of the .exploits of a whale, and his attack upon a vessel, is abstracted from a protest of Captain Joseph Bias, of the whale ship Pocahodtas, of Tisburv. made before the ;TJ* S. Consul at Rio de Janeiro, in January, ?1851. It is said to be the second instance i of a direct attack on a vessel by a whale. The other was the ship Essex, in the Paci fic, which was entirely lost. Cap'ain Dias says, that on the 12th of December, 1850, latitude about 33 deg. 47 min. south, and longitude 48 deg. 35 min. west, at five p.m., .-saw a shoal of sperm whales off the lee bow, lowered two boats, the larboard boat struck, and had been fa9t fifteen or twenty minutes, and after the line had been hauled into the boats, which line had been sounded out in the attempt to lance the whale, she turned upoh; the- boat, and literally crushed it to atoms with' her jaw...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bathurst Free Press and Mining Journal — 24 September 1851
I Preliminary Notice.; ' .! , A COURSE: OF LECTURES1 ON CHEMISTRY '\ : ;and the concomitant sciences, '1'.;:1'; ' b.«:; ;; T^l^ *?e delivered by ,, , T ; WI. GRAYLING^ Practical and Theoretical ? Chemist, full particulars of which may , be obtained upon application at the Fkee Press Office.' „ , .--.., '?.?'.. ; ;' The course .will occupy three months, and a lec ture' will be '^iven every Monday evening1, which will lastone hour. An additional half hour willbe devoted to the answering '-'of questions, and in giving '-instructions in Practical and 'Manipulating Cho 'jniistr-y. .,v' . ':' . . ' Every 'Care will be taken to illustrate the asser tions advanced by experiments, the satisfactory ?results of whicli will be found of importance to the Bathurst. district. Metallurgy will, therefore, form one of tlio leading subjects of thecourse. , Mr. GRAYLING will be happy to make arrange ments for giving private lessons' both in Analysing and Assaying. . . . ; -;. . Bathurst, Sept. 18th, . ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bathurst Free Press and Mining Journal — 24 September 1851
(Sola $urc|)asers. €5cld. ??''? ????'? mHE undersigned are CASH PURCHASERS of J. GOLD at Hat hurst, Ophir, and Shdnei/. L. & S. SAMUEL. Gold. MR. 'R. COHEN will give the highest MARKET PIUCE' for gold, at his office, next door to Mr. Price, Hair Dresser, Australian ©old. rpHE undersigned is a CASH PURCHASER of X GOLD to any amount. ' WILLIAM CUMMINGS. Clear Creek; June 26th, 185T. ', ' \; . ' i GOE.3J. rpHE undersigned are PURCHASERS' of GOLD 1 DUST in any quantity. ' THACKER & CO. 541, George-street, Sydney., ' BATHUSST GOBI?. ? . mHE undersigned is a Purchaser of BATHURST JL GOLD, in any quantities. , v EDWARD SALAMON, , - 1 . , 446', George-rstreet, ' ' ' ' Sydney. Gold! Gold!! ~ THE undersigned iWCASH PURCHASER of GOLD, both at Orange and at Ophir. JOHN PEISLEY, Coach & Horses Tnn. Orange. , Gold. Gold.' Gold. ~ C. P. PUNSFORDU IS a CASH PURCHASER of BATHURST GOLD in any quantities. ' William-street; A large lump as a specimen wanted. Gold. ? \ , ,r HTAHE...
SETTLERS' WHOLESALE PRlCE CURRENT. [Newspaper Article] — Bathurst Free Press and Mining Journal — 27 September 1851
SETTLERS' WHOLESALE PRICECURRENT.' Wheat— No arrivals ia 'this market during the week. ' ? j '? ? v ', i % ,. Flour— The mill quotations remain, unaltcred... Fiiip £25, and Seconds £23 per ton. , -. ,. Maize— Is realising from 2s 8d. to 2s. lOil.-por bushul. for liest smnples. '' ,*', l ', English Barley— -Is saleable, if,frco' from weovil Cnpe ditto, will sell ior shipment. » i ., ? , / $ tidy — Varies as to sample, from £3 03. to £3. 15s. per ton, ? ? ,' ? B.ttier— Very plentiful, at from 4d. to 8d. per pound. ? ' ' Cheese Scarce, and mucfi enquired after. « r Bacon and Hams — Well cured, iu great demand. . Kggs— Aie worth f'rom 6+d to 7d. per dozen. * Fat Pigs — Small .sizj's, ,iu good condiliDti, are very saleable. '- ' v ' ' ''' ' '*-' *'\ ' '', C lives — Nominal. -' ' '_' .' Sheep— The market is'rather bare, and igood ones are saleable. , , l * ' - -.»?, ' ,;? , JSiilioeks — Are in demand, particularly ,primb ones , __ ' ' t Tallow — In demand for shipment. ' ' * ' Hides ?Rema...
MORT AND BROWN'S PRODUCE SALE. Thursday, September 18, 1851. [Newspaper Article] — Bathurst Free Press and Mining Journal — 27 September 1851
MORI' AND BROWN'S PRODUCE 'SALE.'' \ Thursday, September 18,1351. 3 bales skin, A M, 1 2J.I. ; 5 bales skin. RfT, 12JM ; I lnleshn, F,7A. , 1 bale ilittn, s-ime mark. 2f I.; I bile -1itto, J \j over S, 4'l ; 12 bales ditto, G FJ, I2£l. ; 3 Imle^ ditto, T. 10^ 1. ; -l ba.1^. broken i'H'. 9id. ; 1 Iwloshec-kins.'^il ; 2 Inrvlles «litio 2^1.; ?rl7 sheopskins, 4^1 ; 9 bundles ditto 3} I. ; ,437' bhrepshins, 3^-1.;' 3 Imiiil'cs ditto, 4$ I. ;-.l,cask station tillow. £21 ; 3 ditto mutton, I'S, £?7; 1 ditto bef, £25 IDs.'; I ditto ditto. £25 53 ';'2 tlftto mutton, £23 10s. ; 2 ditto ditto, £2,! ; 4 ditto beef, £27 10s. ; 6 cnsksjmittnn tallow, r.-Hnydon, C&Rj £27 15*. i 9 casks liuef tallow, 'T. H-iydnn. BD, £23 15s. i 3-dilto ditto, H.. Hamilton. It, £2'i \os.; 9 dilto.rmition, Ml.ixland, Dii, £23 t 21 di ltd, beef (damaged), H D, ('coujnined), £27' 10s. ; '2 ditto1 mutton (dainugrd). s-une nnind, £23 os! ;:3 ditto' beef f damaged), CxS, £27, 10s- ; Ifi ditto ditto, ((Umagpd), Wir...
PRICES CURRENT. WOOL. [Newspaper Article] — Bathurst Free Press and Mining Journal — 27 September 1851
1 'PRICES' CURRENT. f'v-' timi\t\t r ' WOOL. S. fl. ,8. ' U. Superior clips.. .....'...'.'....'.'. * t 'i5 ! '-*'-' 1~v Fairtoffoo.r'....;. ? -? t l£- to'i .2 ' Low to middling ? ;....',.. I 0 ,-i k,, ^ Grease ? ,- 0 5^ ^, Locks,- pieces, Ijrokfn wool, &c/, ' 0 6\* ' Ilandwashed aud scoured.. .'. ,*\ !l 1 'OJ ;? : : tallow. - ' - '*-'. Beef ? £26 10 0 to £27-10 CQ Million ? 23 0,0. - 23,10.^ S.ation Ullow ? 2i 0^0 ' ''0 0 0 Hides.each ? 5i. to 7s.' Od. '' ;' Shcepbkins, per*lb.J . . '. . 3}dyto' 5tf; ' -1-lf - gold. ** - - i '- -' - Dust and nuggets, per oz., £3 5s. to £3 Cs. , ? ? MURT,ANDrBaOWN.,r^ Circular Quay, Sydney, September 19. L ( tti
PRODUCE CIRCULAR. [Newspaper Article] — Bathurst Free Press and Mining Journal — 27 September 1851
, PRODUCE CIRCULAR., , ' Th3 anival of the Phoenician, from Lod don, in her usually ihort time, baa' placed us in possession oi 'some, news 'to* the middle of June, with accounts of, the closing of the wool ealer. We regnt, to aay that oquaott 1 ' . * i desiTiptuxis, a full of nearly lid. on Feti- ~ ru-iry rates tippears to h-ive been guTmitted to. The advices ur the tallow m trkst were 4U0 anything but encouraging, and a de cline. of 1?. per cwt. is stated. These have hud a serious effect on the valve' of our pro duce in this maiket. and a material reduc tion must be quoted in our price? current, hs compared with those ruling a few months ago. ','i- s Hides have Bgain fallen here 6J. to If. ? ach ; , for shefpikins good figures ba'vV besn given,, looking to the prices'of wcol ^ Freights to London. — Wool. ,03. ,%\. .per. lb. ; Iiide3, Ids. to £1. per ton; tallow, £2r5i. toTi£2 ' 10s , ppr.ton ; oil,' £3 to £3 10 s per tun, imperial ; gol'l. i'per cent. '- ' r' KxciiA.NOE o.v London...
Sydney. [Newspaper Article] — Bathurst Free Press and Mining Journal — 27 September 1851
.'fesDncii.,- ?? Mr. Haugravks. — *.)ur Goulburn cor respondent - mentions that this gentleman nriived at Rosriville on Saturdiiy.'last, aud was,1' When be wrote' on :Ti»ebdav, 'staying1 with Dr. Ni.-holson. ht KehniorV/ The Tivv. W- B. Ciiuhe is fIso, prospecting ia tbnt npiuhbourhood. — HcraU. - ,. ., The Disea«k in Stock — Hoard of Health. — From the repoit of the Inspector 'of Slaughter Houses for the .wp.ek eriiling'the 2nd insiant. we, learn that of 402 hend of entile received for slaughter, the cm'C ses of -four were condemned, removed, and de stroyed; and of 3100 sheep received for slaughter, ihe caicasses of seven were c n di'mned. removed, and destroyed. ' The fo ir cattle and 'sheep condenine'U,' snys Mr. Odtl^y. 'died in the yards, apparently from he prevailing disease. '-t— Herald, Septem ber 15. ' Sailor Drowned. — On the, passage of the Oiie'nial, 'rorn Batavia to Sidney, in a gale of w.ind from the north'-eMSt, a seaman named Drtyid Isljas'er, hayiujr missed his foot...
Colonial News. VICTORIA. [Newspaper Article] — Bathurst Free Press and Mining Journal — 27 September 1851
^oWnnr^efos. . '. victoria. The Gold Field. — The news from 'the GoM Field is exciting. We feel complete confidence in -the, accuracy of our correspon dent's statements). Thie fact of twentv thrbe ounces having bean obtained by one pxrty, on the 6ret opening of a new '' claim,' ~;il hear comparison with any of the euo 1 MS cesses of the first Bathurst diggers. The Mj deposit of gold is now known to extend i H Hlong the Leigh River, near its source ; ;»nd : H there can he very little doubt that it will be Hf found in the course of the Moorabool, the , raj Wardiyallock, and other streams, flowing ? m from the same mountain system. Rich as ' H ore the present diggings, there is every 1 H probability that still richer will be found, 1 H when the floods abate, and the bars of the K river can be searched. Bf There will no doubt be large parcels of 1 H gold speedily sent into town for sale. As H yet there are few parties who have express K ed their intention of purchasing. It depends 1 Bj ...
CALIFORNIA. [Newspaper Article] — Bathurst Free Press and Mining Journal — 27 September 1851
^;::: -'[?.:: J:::CAiAEbKStA.:V .:.;?;:,; ?fFrorriihe. Sydney Morning Herald. ) ,7 We h ave}files''pi ; ;C!alifornian: ^^spaper3 fp .the^entt''pt ^ulyipnd':i^y;nesian;ip }he- 16th r' August, but the newsjisinpt of general; interest: .-^'i-V' ' r.':y: .'^r-1 'r:-'\ ??''' '??'?' '? ? § ' ... Arneetirig'of the rnerchant^pf .Sari, Fran-; ciscp .hV&|b^!'£!^ ingan-tExcJiange. -oi^i^-^h^r^v:;,^:-. - ? , :'[ Considerable dissrtisfaction prevails in the country 'towns |a't: the decisions 'of courts and, juries^ anil: the /feejin'g^ in')f a y^lir pf ;Lync,h la^seemea'^ ' ': The Vigilance i Committee; was sitting, -^; The accpunta frdra^ie 'mines continue sa tififfictory. ;'''!'.'.. ,' '_:'.'.':,... :'''''-7;A' ' '?'?-. ? : ? \Ve shall -t give some .extracls as . sopn as we have space. ?.-, ,ii^-, '. \'---v-. -:;-::' -. ;:--:-' ! '
Select Poetry. AN INVITATION. [Newspaper Article] — Bathurst Free Press and Mining Journal — 27 September 1851
~-'.-^t ^CkCt $OCtIfi. '' ,f VAN INVITATION. ?' . ' ' [BV THE EEV. DR. ASPINATiL:] ^Thou wear}' desk-man of the mart, EnslavM of town's control, 'vComo forth and taste a rural calm, j~--!Ancl let the country slieil its balm ?? ' 'Liko dew upon thy soul. .? , 'Pale art tlioii as the ledger's page, ...,,. Q'« which Ihy form doth bow ; Close it, and optn Natme's Book .:, Tho tree, the valley, and the brook, Be these thy teachers now. - ., i . Come, climb this heather* coated hill, . . '? Most' rich in mountain wealth, ; 'Anjllanph as thou gel'sk nearer Heav'n,' Taking with joy what's freely given, , The air and winds of health. Or boat it on the liquid breast Of yonder pensive lake, And, see tha western sunset bright. Bathe in a flood of amber light _ The wood; the field, and brake. Or corrie where forest boughs entwine,. .- .-„ , ;-And\toss their arms in glee ; ' . . And let the gladnrss of the .scene -. Flinp over thee a bliss serene, v ' ., .1 Akin to ecstacy. Or jeven mark yon bed ...
IRELAND. [Newspaper Article] — Bathurst Free Press and Mining Journal — 27 September 1851
' IRELAND. Great Riot in Kilkenny. — I-istiir- rbances have happened in Kilkenny in con sequence of the publication of the naims attached to locnl petitions against papal ag gression. - Qji' Monday evening a disorderly mob, composed chiefly of young persons, proceeded through Ihe town, carrying the effigies of some of the Protestant inhabi tants who signed the petition. Fires were lighted in vurious directions for the purpose of burning the effigies ; and the windows, of Protestants weie broken. * Some bouses were considerably injured, and it is stand that in one instance an attempt wus made to set a house on' fire. The ringleader ol the mob has been arrestejJ and committed 'jo gaol; and a meeting ,of the lespectablt inhabitants, presided over by the niavoi'. was held on ? Tuesday, for the purpose of protesting against. the. disgraceful pr^cetd ings, and taking r measures to prevent then rccurrecce, ' '
ELECTION FOR THE COUNTY. [Newspaper Article] — Bathurst Free Press and Mining Journal — 27 September 1851
'* ELECTION FOR TrJE COUNTY. ' The following is a statement of the votes recorded »t each , of thet polling' places, showing a clear majority of 22 ia favour of Mr.Bligh:— ?-?»?. ' - ? ? LORD; BL1OH. Batharat... ? 40 39 ? . Carcoar ...... ..-. A ' . 10 Guyong .......... 2 ' ? 10 Orange .. ....... ? 9 - . 8 Blayney ..'..... ,\ , .nil. ?? '8 Canowindra .... .''.' ' 1 , , . . ; 2 53 75 Majority in favour of Mr. Bligb, 22.
English News. THE GREAT EXHIBITION. [Newspaper Article] — Bathurst Free Press and Mining Journal — 27 September 1851
G&nglfe&-:iffefos. ?''. THE GREAT EXHIBITION. .???it Tuesday, June 3. — The receipts at the 'doors of the Crystal Palace amounted to 22,415 2a.; the naraber of risitor*, nc ? cording to the police return, was 53,371. lArriiJ the swelling tide of popularity which .besets the Exhibition, its practical usss and the best means of turning them to account Still continues a subject of anxious conside ration,' and undoubtedly form one of im tnenae importance. What then, is to be ddn'e with the vast crowds of spectators who rush to this centre of attraction, eager to acquire1 from a fe«v days' inspection a com ^prehensive idea of its contents ? Are they ?to be. left to themselves in finding their in 'experienced way through an assemblage of products illustrating every b.anch of in dustry and the treasures of every country and clime ? People who come there fora specific purpose experience grtat difficulty I in discovering what they are in eearch ,of ;y : And it is believed tha...
SYDNEY MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — Bathurst Free Press and Mining Journal — 27 September 1851
? 'SYDNEY MARKETS. ' . '' ' ' Flour and Grain. — Sydney Flour Mills; September 19. — No wheat whatever* has been received into 'these mills during the week, nor has any been offered. .TafLmr.a steady business has been, done, -nn-\ po'cea remain as before — viz., £25 rine,fl ur, £28 second-, , £21 ration, per ton of-2000 ibs, Victotia Flour,. Mills, September i 19 t~, Wheat — During the. past wefk.ttho.' arrivals have been very li'miied?: F.ofmer.rates have been -st.-adily maintained, prices' ru!i»-gfttt from ]O3.,6d. lo 10s. 9d, per bushel forfeit sninplrs. F.our continues .linn tit. last week's quotations, but without manifesting. any lea den cy to advance.. A fair. business has been done duiing the week at thess rates — yiz1, for fine tiour, £25, and for seconds, £23 per ton. i Aelight animation sustained by the market during the week has imparted a more decided tone to these rates. - Bian — No arJvanca upon.list' quoiations. T.'Bar-. ker and C:-.'s Mills, September 19 ~ Wheat* Th...
Original Correspondence. To the Editor of the " Bathurst Free Press and Mining Journal." [Newspaper Article] — Bathurst Free Press and Mining Journal — 27 September 1851
Oh'tgtnal (Eorrcsponticnce. To the Editor of the ' Tiathiirst Free Press and ' Mining Journal.' Sj.r,-r-Durin-* the last week I have hid an' opportunity, of inspecting samples of gold procured from the auriferous soils of this district ; they comprised three t distinct va rieties, -viz.,' lump gold, or ' nuggeta,' penitas, or scale eolJ, and granular gold. fhese all have their origin in qunrtz, and are to be met with in the eame vein. .They were probably produced at the same instant of time, as shown by the third class,1 which is evidently of a crystaline formV.ion. -I have before me a specimen of it .imbedded in quartz, nnd1 on the pure crystal of that mineral. The metal itself has h crystaline appearance, which I think is sufficient evi dence of a simultaneous .formation. The solden crystals are of irregular combina tion, .but are a-l of a cubicular form. The nuggets dp not assume nny '-regularity of form or size, and originate from those large masses of' jnetul diffused al interv...
VAN DIEMAN'S LAND. HOBART TOWN. [Newspaper Article] — Bathurst Free Press and Mining Journal — 27 September 1851
VAN DIEMv.V'S LAND. HOBAUT TOWN. Men Lcst~Y party whi has just ar rived' frojn the Frenchman's Cap ha-J kindly furnished us with the following particulars concerning the loss of two men connected with Sander'a detachment. On the 31't of last month, the men, severally named John Wasaerman and Jimes Fowler, were dis patched to a epot nbout two miles distant, to fetch eome provisions which had been lift behin !, and they have not been heard of. since. It is suppostd that they hive lost ther way ia the tnow, a* it was falling very thick. , After three entire days Ind eia^s?d, two of the parties, who bud done everything in their power to find the men, went to Majlborough to report the case to the dis trict constable, who was absent, and not one of the petty constables would move a step in his absence. Messrs. Lennon' arid, Thompson,' passing at the time through Marlborough were informed of the circucr.-; stance, and made all possible haste to teach Hamilton, where they reported the case ...
GEELONG. [Newspaper Article] — Bathurst Free Press and Mining Journal — 27 September 1851
GKULON'Gr. Our Geelong Correspondeot says: — 'I have been favoured with the peru»al of let ters, from which I extract the following statements ; and taking into consideration that the account in the Advertiser is, on the writer's own authority, considerab'y be!o«v the scale, and thdt these opinions are cer tainly above his, we may perhaps arrive at what raiy be considered in the meanti-ne a true result, bearing in mind, however, what a lottery gold-digging has ever proved itself to be, even on the richest fields. Buninyong, September 7th. Dear Sir,- — I sent you some very bad news lust post ; I have now the pleasure of in forming y-'«u that several parties with whom 1 um intimately acquainted, are making from four to twelve ounce's a day ; one.p-trty, I am informed, made nineteen' ounces yester day. The plnce is about four miles hejoafl wheie they were before digging, 'My last was not woilh publishing; this is really good news, and cannot be too widely circulaied ; aud it w equally ...