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WIFE DESSRTION [Newspaper Article] — The Mining Record and Grenfell General Advertiser — 22 June 1867
[?] ?Tohn Byrnes, brought un on this charge, ; was remanded to Condoboiin. Bridget Smith (nlins Port Philip Biddy), for this ofiouco was fined £1, or seven days' imprisonment, this being thu second timo tho Tho Bcnch took .tlio opportunity of warn* ing Iho public that, under tho lfrunkarda' Act, it is in tho power of any two Justices of tlio Peace— und Polico Magistrates wielded Ibo power of two Justices — to commit any person brought beforo them threo times for drunkenness, to Port Macquano, to bo 4 released at ibo Governor's pleasure. ^
EMBEZZLEMENT. [Newspaper Article] — The Mining Record and Grenfell General Advertiser — 22 June 1867
F.JtllEZZt.KUENT. John McDonald wus again brought up on J. 11. Stormcr, rf.sworn. deposed s that ho hired defendant for 30s. per week, but ns ho (defendant) owed prosecutor a debt, ho (prosecutor) did not pay him nny wages, but guru him credit in account. Tho debt was duo before defendant entered tho service of notes (produced) for the* amount. .Defendant commenced collcctiugiiccounts for witness in April. ? By defendant : I will not awcar tho pro T missory notes wero presented to you for pav ment. Defendant wns committed for trial nt tho nest Quarter Sessions to be holden at Da thurst, bail being ullowod, himsolf in £80, . nnd two sureties in £10 cach. Tho Bcnch ob served thut Iho point wusu Tory nice one, and it was doubtful whether tho AttorucyOcu era! would file a bill.
TUESDAY, JUNE: 18. (Before the Police Magistrate.) ASSAULT. [Newspaper Article] — The Mining Record and Grenfell General Advertiser — 22 June 1867
Toksdav, Junk 18. I (Hcforo the Polico Magistrate.) ASSAULT. Antonio Coutento was summoned for coin* milling nn nssuult on Mrs. Mury Bowles. Defendant not appearing, a warrant wus ordered to issuo. STICKINO l'l» TIIK ItOUUTBAY IIOTHt,. a (li oi'ge Uiidkin, on remand from Tuesday loft Inst for robbing, under arms, the Mourtruy lloti-l, on the Mth ofilny lust, una dUchurged, ' thcro being no evidence lo counsel mm with tho crime. Dennis Htm ivas churged with forcing iu 11 door ut tho Thistle Hotel ut S o'clock this (Tuesday morning) Fined 8s uud 2s damages, or 21 hours ini* prisonment. Henry Francis whs charged with violently assaulting Jumcs Burney, witli intent to do hiui grievous bodily harm, b» tween 'J and 10 o'clock 011 the night of tho 17th instuut. Senior-Sergeant O'Donnell deposed that about 10 o'clock on tho pruvious uight ho re* ceivcd information thut a uiuu lmtl beeu sa vagely ussaultcd ut u hut 011 tho Ono Mile Gully, and that lio wus dangerously injured. Witness, in com...
MONDAY, JUNE 17. (Before the Police Magistrate.) STEALING FROM THE PERSON. [Newspaper Article] — The Mining Record and Grenfell General Advertiser — 22 June 1867
Monday, Jcnb 17. y-5? (Beforo Iho Polico Magistrate.) Vi 6TBAI.I.VQ FBOM TUB TEagON. V Jnmcs Cameron was chargod with stealing n silver watch of tho voluo of £8, from tlio person of Thomas McKcnzie, on Iho night of tho 16th-17th instant, about half-past twolvo o'clock. Constabio Fitzpatrick deposed: ho was on uight iu -)ucstion, when ho saw Iho prisoner and Melienzio sitting together in tho road opposite Mr. Harry's store. Thoy wero closo to each other, and, on approaching them, witness saw tho prisoner rcmoring tho watch from McKcnzio's pockct. Witness then ar rested him, and, on examining hiin, tho watch was fouud in his hand. When witness first catno near tho prisoner, ho drew back alittlo. On asking Mckenzie if it was his watch, ho replied thut it wus. 'When prisoner was charged with the robbery he mudo nothing of it, but appeared drunk. On searcliing him at thu lockup no property was found on him. Tho chain or guard of tho watch lmd tho appeuranco of hnving had u portion broken...
LOCAL INTELLIGENCE. GRENFELL MINING REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — The Mining Record and Grenfell General Advertiser — 22 June 1867
LOCAL INTELLIGENCE. OHfiNFULL MINING BEPOBT. 1HR general condition and prospects of tho gohlfleld nt tho present moment may bo ro garded as more satisfactory than otherwise. 1 ho failureof nil the efforts made to opon up fresh alluvial leads dnring tho last three or four months, is counterbalanced by tho al most daily diieovcrv of adilitinnnl nunrt* ; reefs, apparently of great Tallies bv tho im provement vjaible in some of those first derel oped j and Iho extremely favorable returns from the tow lots of stone which have under goae the ordeal of a crushing. The result is, that '? reefing' is new in the ascendant, ami alluvial mining depressed in a corr. spunding degree— a condition of affairs that niav bo reversed at any moment, by the discovery or a good payablo gully by ono of tho limur purties ofulluviul prospectors now ut work within orolius of 0 fow miles of the original workings. Tho principal reefs in the immediate neigh' bourhoud of Grenfell, are ' O'Brien's,' iho pioi.o *r ...
TO THE EDITOR OF THE MINING RECORD. [Newspaper Article] — The Mining Record and Grenfell General Advertiser — 22 June 1867
TO THK KDlTOH OF THU MIHINO BKOOUH. ^ olu— Could you obli^o myself and tho pub lic by telling us if the hospltul is finished, and if not, when it is to bo? Is it to continue shut up us it hus been for tho last fow days ? 1 hone tho comuiittce have got tho worth of building, und jlhe work douo according to agreement. Wo trusted them provisionally, und 1 hope they will discharge their duties faithfully, without fear or fuvour to any person. Yours obedioutly, PUNK. P.S.— I havou notion the buck of tho build ing is considerably hollow, I meuu tho top roof. There aro uUo auiue shingles short.
GRENFELL POLICE COURT. SATURDAY, JUNE 15. Before the Police Magistrate.) ASSAULT. [Newspaper Article] — The Mining Record and Grenfell General Advertiser — 22 June 1867
J GKliNKHI.L POLICE COURT. -s j SxtPHIMr, Ju.sk 15. Ueforo tho Police Magistrate.) J ules Duprat v. Thomas Heflernan. This wus mi adjourned case from the previous day. Prosecutor deposed 1 that ou Suturday, the 6th June, defendant wus riding furiously by his (compluiuuut's) claim, oil' the road, ami killed a dog belonging to compluinant's neighbour. Thut somo timo after horodo back usuln, when witness told him what iu* hud done, uud requested him not to com** that way uguiu. Defendant then went with witness to his (witness') hut, ami usked him to sliuko liuuds, uud on witness doing so, defendant struck him wilh his disengage.! hand. Witness then ran b.iiind the hut tn avoid him, defendant following, and u.mJ,, asking to shake hands, which complainant re fused to do. Defenduut then atieiupted tu ride over witness, uud would )iuvo done Sa had ho (witness) not eecuped iiilo n tout Defendant limn dismounted uguin, ill-treated witness, nnd said '? ho should not leave tho tout alive,' ani...
OUR PLACES OF WORSHIP. [Newspaper Article] — The Mining Record and Grenfell General Advertiser — 22 June 1867
OUR PLACES Of WORSHIP. X Ai.THOCOn only some sorcn months hive pusie.l since gold was first discovered ut Emu Creek, and not m -ro than fire since (ho tu.vi. of Grenfell was proclaimed, (hero are 1101/ live different religious sects who have c«tul-- lithe I — Jr are about establishing — places of worship on tho golJQcld. work' were Hie Primitive Mctlwdiits, who called n meeting in February lust, and also had u tea meeting. In a short sp ice of lim.- they had cscctud a small, but neat, iron building, nt a cost of £75. Mr. M.-iddigau officiates in the absence of an appointed min ister. The average attendance at tho eli tp.-l on a Sunday is about forty. A Sunday-.-ehoul i» connected with this place of worship, and thero aro about forty scholars receiving the udvautuges of religion und moral cdueniiou. In liie month of March the Roman Catho lics held u public meeting, F. Dalian, E*q., in the chair; tho objcct being to collect fumU to Ted a church. This was a complete sue. cess, which so...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Mining Record and Grenfell General Advertiser — 22 June 1867
MARRIED, At Grcnfcll, on Sunday, tho lCtli instant, by the Rev. R. V. Danne, Wesleyan Minister, Mr. Thomas HIRD, of the White Horse Hotel, George-street, to M 133 Mama Biusioihan, daughter of Patrick Brani ghan, Esq., Ireland. At Grenfoll, on Monday, June 17th, by tho Rev. R. V. Dunne, Wesleyan Minister, John Acsti.v Ktiikhinoton, to An.vir Ellis, second daughter of Thomas Ellis, Cudgelon, Lachlan River. THE MINING RECOUP? SATURDAY, JUNE 22, XSC7.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Mining Record and Grenfell General Advertiser — 29 June 1867
For Ssio 2AAA FAT WITHERS. Apply to c 5UUU F. and 'A. WEST, Ca'gelo, Xo/ontractors TENDERS a*hcreby invited for tho erec tion of I* Knglish Church at Grenfell. Plans nnd Sifcitfcations to be seen on appli cation to J' Backhouse, Architect, on and after Thu^day next. Sealed tenders to bo delivered'' on or boforo tho following Moo* day, fo'fr. T. F. Browno, Grenfell. rHE POOR MAM'S FRIEND SAY, BOB, I guess we can Hvo pretty / JL cheap these hero hard times ?' ' Yes, they tell mu OLD COURTIS is still alive, and gives us digger chaps Three Loaves for a Bob l' A. C. R. BOWLER, WHOLESALE & RETAIL BUTCHER, ORENFELL. 4 CONSTANT Supply of FAT CATTLE il ulwuys on hand. J. F. TAYLOR, GENERAL STOREKEEPER GEORGE-STREET, ORENFELL. AMERICAN BAKERY J. A. COURTIS COOK, CONFECTIONER, AND RESTAURATEUR, PUNTER'S, LONDON. QONTRACTS taken for Ralls, Suppers, &o JELLIES, CUSTARDS, &o., supplied to Invalids on Moderate ttrmi. FANCY BISCUITS incndless variety. HIDES^ZIIDES. HIDES PUy...
MISCELLANEOUS. ARTEMUS WARD—HIS LIFE AND CHARACTERISTICS. [Newspaper Article] — The Mining Record and Grenfell General Advertiser — 29 June 1867
MISCELLANEOUS. ARTliMUS WARD— HIS LIFE AND CUAttACTEKlSTICd. A writer in thu 'Now York Journal of Commerce* gives the following sketch of tho life of this great American humourist ' With ubout enough education for 0 sign bourd,' us hu himself said, a lean, provincial adreutiirer, not tnidway in his teens, his dia* led of tho most uusal Down Eastern, nnd made to mutch his dress, young Browno lclt his stool in a priutiug-oilleo of Skowhegati, Maine, nud cutue to Boston for his fortune. He dropped by chunec into the ollico of a luughiiig bankrupt paper, culled tho ' Curpet Bug,' where, by u fortuity of gocd humour, were collected together U. P. Shillaber (' Mrs Partington'), John G. Suxc, and G. U. liul pine (' Miles O'Jtcilly.') Ward attracted no uttcntion beyond his uueouthness, us ho was probably tho best mode! of the traditional j'uiikee boy thut Lowell or Trowbridge could discover. Ilis nose was a keen aquiline, very uiobilo und peculiar ; his eyes were of the palest indigo, redee...
THE RACE BY RIDERLESS HORSES AT ROME. [Newspaper Article] — The Mining Record and Grenfell General Advertiser — 29 June 1867
THE RACK BY K1DEULESS 1IOK3K3 AT 110 Ml?. The correspondent of tho ' Daily News' at Homo writes as follows 1— ' But for the ruccs which are rather good this year, und tho pre liminary clearing of Iho Uorso by (ho Drn* goons, who thunder past over tho stones at a gallon, the Carnival would be uttirly dull und featureless. Thu Corso from the sUirtini! point, tho l'iuzza del Popolo, to tho gaol, tho Piazza di Veneziu, is just u milo iu length, and represents tho string of the bow formed by the Tiber, winding round what was for merly the', Campus Martius, but is now the densest |-or(iou of the modern city of Koine. At the starting lKiiut in tho Piazza del Po polo, a stout cable is drawn across tho course, I and beyond tiie Judge'# box, at tho cornor of Via di Kiprcsa del Barbcri (the stroat of tho catching oftho Burhary steeds), a sort of nar row funnel ut tho end of tho l'iuzza di Tone* zin— a double barrier of sailcloth is let down across the street, to stay tho further progress of th...
EPITOME OF NEWS. THE FLOODS. GREAT AND DISASTROUS FLOOD IN THE RIVER MACQUARIE IT BATHUST. Friday Evening. [Newspaper Article] — The Mining Record and Grenfell General Advertiser — 29 June 1867
EPITOME OF NWS. THE FLOODS. QRBAT AND DISASTROUS FLOOD IN THE RIVER MACQtURIB, AT BAT1ICRST. Friday 'Evening. Sincr our last issue, heavy rains havo continued to descend night and day : and tho Mocquario river has, in consequcnco, not ouly ovorflown its banks here and there, but has sprout! itself over the lauds on both sides, covering mnny square miles with an angry rush of waters, such as, for extent, has not been equalled sitico tho great Octobor flood of 3811. Tho Dcnison bridge, a structure frequently admired by strangers, and having a doublo traffic way, has been bodily washed away, except tlio two short ende, whish still cling to tho banks, and it now lies a wreck, about ouo milo from that point where once it j spanned Uio rivor. During tlio day the rains were so inccesant, und tlio current raged so fcurfully and roso so rapidly, that fears woro entertained that tho mussivo timber which j supportsd tho bridgo and bound it together, I must givo way. Very soon after tho flood I...
THE BETTING MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — The Mining Record and Grenfell General Advertiser — 29 June 1867
The Bctti.no Mahket. I Titr.BE has been u greut deul of speculation this week 011 the Grand Metropolitan Stakes j aud Melbourne Cup. For the former race Cossack, Scugull, nnd Yiittendon havo bccu ? backed freely, and of tho outside division Beutrice, Kumsworth, and Premier have also ' been well supported since thu weights were 1 announced. Fisher's stable id tho favorito ' for the Melbourne Cup, Smuggler and Sea gull being iu great form, and not more than 10*3 to B can now bo got against cither of them to any money. OfTuit's lot, Barb aud Fireworks are next in demand, at 100 toO ; and ogain't Loder's pair, Tuinworth ami l'itsford, 1G00 to 100 wers booked iu one bet. Tho following are tho quotations | Great Mctropolitau Stakes. 6(0 1 r Seagull (10 to 1 tk) 10 to 1 v Yattcndon (tk fr) 10 to 1 v Cossack (tk f-) 10 to 1 v Tim Whilllcr (oil) Iii (9 1 t Koso of Austruliu 100 to C v Kuius worth (tk fr) 100 to S v Beutrico (tk fr) 106 to 5 v Premier (tk) ! lOOtu -l v Phobe (tk) Mclbourno Cu...
CORRESPONDENCE. [We do not necessarily endorse the opinions expressed by our correspondents.] TO THE EDITOR OF THE MINING RECORD. OUR PUBLIC SCHOOL AND THE 'MINER.' [Newspaper Article] — The Mining Record and Grenfell General Advertiser — 29 June 1867
CORRESPONDENCE. [Wo do not nccessnrily endoreo (he opin ions expressed by our correspondents.] OUR PUBLIO SCHOOL AND THE ' MINER.' Sir — Iu tho 'Miner' of last Saturday up pears the following, iu connexion wit ll tlv subject of a public school ' Muny inquiries have been made of us us to what steps the Doard havo taken to givo cllect to tlio Act (Public Schools' Act) by having a suitable school crccted, and a compctont master up pointed.' Now, every one, from reading tho ubove, would conclude thcro was no public school ut Grenfell, aud no competent master. This is Iho second or third tiuio this kind of statement has been put forth In (ho ' Miner,' not, be it observed, by u corresjiondent, but by tho rej-orter or editor of tho paper. Oneo the statement that there was no publio school at Grenfell was flatly contradicted by a cor respondent iu tho 'Wcddiu Mouutuin Ga zette,' and ulso by tho reporter from Grenfell for thut journul. It ii something more than strange that statements so at ...
SPORTING NEWS. Colonial and Foreign. TURF TALK. [Newspaper Article] — The Mining Record and Grenfell General Advertiser — 29 June 1867
SPOUTING NEWS. ! Colonial and Foreign. j TURF TALK. , Tns publication of tho weights for tbo Mclbourno Cup aud Metropolitan Handicaps havo caused some animation in Turf circles this week. The prevailing opinion, however, appears to bo— that tho Mclbourno llamli cappers havo been too severo ou tbo Svdner horses, and scent determined to keep tho Cup at liomo this year, Cossack, who run second to the l'itsford in tho St. Lcgcr of lSGti, and beat him afterwards in tho Kous Handicap, receiving 121bs f also beat Tarragon (notor iously unfit) in tho Queen's Plato, has to carry top weight, Ost. Jibs. The Barb has 8st 121bs to carry I Tim Whifiler, 8st Qlbs j Falcon, fist 71bs: the Vitaforii, Bat Gibs ; Bulgimbar, 8st 4lbs 1 Wurwiek, tist 41bs : Bylong, 8st 31bs; Koso of Australia, 8st 31bs ; Uulnace, 8st 3tbs 1 Old England, 6st Olbs; Tuuiworth, Bit j iiiile, 7*t lOlbs j I Lady Kingston, ?st lOlbs 1 Fireworks, Cst ' 71bs 1 and Olencoe, Cst Gibs. | In tho Metropolitan Handicap, tho weights 1 ...
TO THE EDITOR OF THE MINING RECORD. [Newspaper Article] — The Mining Record and Grenfell General Advertiser — 29 June 1867
TO Tnu EOtTOH OF THE MININO RECORD.* Sir— As your paper is started as n faithful I rccord of all mattcre appertaining (o gold mining, I wish, through tho medium of your columns, to bring before the public a mutter of great injustice ns regards tho privilego given to parties taking out what aro termed reef claims. ithiii tlio last few duya n party sinking in an alluvial claim hit on n quartz lead, and immediately nulled oil' to the CommUsiau'r, applied for and got n rcof claim registered. Another party, before ercr putting pick or shovel in the ground, went nnd did likewise. These two parties now occupy in tho ccntro of tho field a largo extent of country, extend, ing from the llathurst Store ut the top of tho lead to the Bullurnt bakery, ubout a Jt of n mile, and within which it is certain a lead of alluvial gold exists. Mnny poor fellotvs who have been dulleri'd out would bo glad to get u chance of sinking claims, but the lucky sneculutors, by law protected, will not let tho alluvi...
THE STORY-TELLER. AN UNWELCOME VISITOR. A STORY OF DACKWOODS' LIFE. [Newspaper Article] — The Mining Record and Grenfell General Advertiser — 29 June 1867
THE STORY-TELLER. I AN UNWELCOME VISITOR. A BTOBY OP BACKWOODS' Ltf B. , J Amojo tlio first settlers of a Northern township in Maine, was a man by tlio natno of Simon Rolf* Born in ono of tlio then frontier towns, ho Imd become early inured to backwoods lifo, its hardships and dangers j nnd n« -ta crew un to manhood, thcro was oonoin tho settlement far or near, who could doo greater duy's work felling and piling trees, or was accounted a better hunter, than young Kolfe, ^ . At the ago of twenty-two, ho married a daughter of ono of his neighbours, built a cabin, and went to work for himself on a tract of land adjoining his father's. Hero ho re mained for seven years, and, at tho end of that time, allured by tbo reports thut were brought of tho great fertility of tho land farther to 'ho northward, ho set out with his wife and two children, one four, and the other six years of age, through tho almost unbroken forest, for the distant township, which thoy reached without any adventure wo...
TELEGRAPHIC COMMUNICATION. TO THE EDITOR OF THE MINING RECORD. [Newspaper Article] — The Mining Record and Grenfell General Advertiser — 29 June 1867
TELEGRAPHIC COMMUNICATION. [?] Sin — Permit me u small portion of your space (o call tho uttentiou of tho publie to a growing want ou this extensive uud permn nent gold-lk-ld. Wo need tclcgruphic com tion. Such communications are u business necessity und n social right. Now, sir, no community such at aro hero gathered togc« (her, hundreds of whom ure steadily settling down for tho development ofthcgrcut reefing ami other opening interests of tho district, but should at once, by u quiet but firm ap plication, obtain from government tho expen diture of the iJJIOO or 4M00 which would sullico to givo Gronfell imuiodiuto communi cation with the metropolis. Trusting tho abovo may rouse a few of our business men to take tho necessary steps to obtain the telegraph, 1 remain, vours obediently, FID1ES. Grenfell, L'Sth June.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Mining Record and Grenfell General Advertiser — 29 June 1867
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