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Mining News. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Miner — 1 December 1875
mining News TBE larg« and handsome dividends yielded by the Rainbow a.d St. Patrick reefs, have so entirely monopolised publio attention for the best part of this year, that other extensively worked reefs have been almost forgotten. The Wellington line of reef was at one timo very prominent among the mines supporting the mills with stone, but tbe great expense to be met befóte it could be eut tn the deep ground soon shunted some of the earlier elaimnoldera to other reefs. The proprietors of the p.o. are the first to reap a return for the heavy outlay incurred by backing un. The rich portion of the lode «truck i some weeks back, in the underlie shaft nearest I the eastern boundary of tbe claim, and which gave about ll ounoe* per ton for tbe 6 to"' crushed as a trial, has been followed down tu( underlie for 60 feet, and splendid specimens ol ?tone were picked out of the shaft fromeverj foot of ita depth i some in tue managers atronj box I Was kindly permitted to handle, are verj fine ...
A PAUPER, FORSHOOTH[?] TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Miner — 1 December 1875
A PAÜPEB,FOBSOOTH! I TO THE ESITOa. Bu,-I nm naturally oholerie, and, therefore, hot tempered, end «hen in that etate Buffer greatly, for I feel o re ry moment ea if I were going to " bait." Therefore, 1 pray you, sir, allow me tocool my Ire by gt ring our oewfy-eleoted Hospital Oommittee-men a piece of my mind, for lt u to them t attribute my present unpleaunt state of feeling!-by reason of their attempting lo apply the word pa*ptr to non-paying patients in that institution. Our Hospital Committee-men, i-ideed ! And pray, air, who are they that they presume to Ute upon thcmselres the tas'c of re christening ns when under their govsrnonhip, and should we be so unfortunate as to bs maimed or fill sick to be called paupers, if we have no money to psy for our board and lodging at that charitable institution-the hospital P All crea tion and rulers of the Toners, I presume P Be cause we have elected them the law-makers, governors and guardians of a bark humpy, con taining sjme soon or le...
The Machines. MARY LOUISA. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Miner — 1 December 1875
The MachinoB. ItàSt LOUISA. Tune. Claim. Oz. dwt gre. 40 Stockholm... . 3t 8 0 7o duding Star . 1881 0 0 16 (Stockholm (surface) ... ll 0 0 Grand Secret cleaning up and looking well Alabama p.e. going through. NEVIS D Esr Alfi. 68 Day Dawn pic. . 96 O 0 - No 2 Just-In-Time going through. ' ''vases. 870 Queen No. 4 8. 566 6 0 170 Queen P*." 8 0 26 St. George p.e. 12 2 0 Queen No. 1 8. and St. Patrick No. 2 going through. ONB-i.KD.axi. 610 Rainbow No, 2 . 804 0 0 North Australian p.c. and General Wynd ham p.c. still going through.
Correspondence. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Miner — 1 December 1875
, Correspondence. TO THE BDITOB» j BIB,-I «iah to offer a few remarks concerning Hie hut Hospital meeting, when eomo ol the gentlemen concerned in the management resolved to apply the word "pauper" to non-paying patients. U they carry out that résolution, it will do tar more harm to the institution than even tho valuable services of those in favor of the motion can do good. Most of the miners and working men in the district give their mite freely towards the support of the hospital, many never receiving any benefit and sincerely hoping they never may require any, and yet if they have the knowledge that if tbeylahould be low in funds, or unfortunate through accident or illness re quire to go into the hospital, knowing ths word "pauper" will be applied to them, they will have a great disinclination to give any support to institution. If, aa one of the speakers stated, the word " impostor " would be more applicable, why admit tnemP Bat if once admitted, it would be better to make the b...
Millchester Police Court. NOVEMBER 29TH. Before O. S. DICKEN, Esq., P.M. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Miner — 1 December 1875
Millchester Police Court. NOVEMBRE ÏBTH. Before O. S. DICKEN, Esq., P.M. [ One person charged with being drank, waa fined £1 or 48 bourrin tbe lock-up. Christopher Kelly v. Patrick McGuire. Attempting to defraud. Hr. Bowker with Mr. Cowan for plaintiff! Mr. Carter for defendant. Mr. Carter objeoted to the information as not specifying time or place. Mr. Bowker asked to amend the information by inserting " at Sydney and Charters Towers," , thc fraud waa committed in Sydney and com ' pleled al Charters Towers« Hr. Carter' opposed tho application, a magis trate in Queensland had no jurisdictiou to hear a case which occurred in another colony. The JBonoh ruled that the charge having arisen out of a civil action already initiated, he would not bear the case. The information was amended. Mr. Carter still objected to the jurisdiction of the Court. The Bench considered it had no jurisdiction and dismissed the ease. Elisabeth Warburton v. Elisabeth Wright. Insulting language, and a orosB cas...
Jumping Extraordinary. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Miner — 1 December 1875
JiimpiiigEiti^rdlnftTy The jumping match announced lo take Slam between the celebrated jumpers, MOM W. Freeman, of Chicago Mid Robert H. Byan, or New York city, was decided at Hoboken. N. J., on the llth instant, A large crowd assembled to wi tn eat the affair. The contest wu looked forward to with eager interest, ucl there wereku^nmjof money invested on the restait. ,On$¡re prê vions Monday the nen jumped threejjrtand ing jumps for 200 dois-a eido.wheaByan wat victorious, jotnpîng 88 feen 4Jin0b.es. Freeman immediately challenged Ryan to another contest, and a match wit msde. The conditions of the contest werie for the men to jump one «ingle jump, emoh to have «is trióla, for 250 dois, a »ide; spring .hoes barred. i-v, At soon as the two contestants esme on the ground the bettiog commenced. Ryan"* friends betting a 100 dob. to 70 dois, that fae would win. Messrs. Creighton and Mitchell were the judges, and Walter Mi Maxwell was choeen referee. The ground being prepared, and the arr...
TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Miner — 1 December 1875
TO THX EDROB. BIB,-A few years baok I and many others noir in this district, were working at the Peak Downs ? mines. The whole of the miners employed be longed to a Medical Glob, established on the following prinoiplo i--Single nunjpsia 8s. 6d., married men, Ss. monthly to Dr. Codrington (a ¡ kind and derer practitioner) for so doing when- &lt; erer they fell side or met with aa eodaent the Dr. attended them and «applied them'with me dicines, gratis, no extra chargi i the men wera weU satisfied, they had no occasion tofo to an hospital, and they had the knowlodgtv that it was to the Dr.'s interest to get. thowell as quickly as possible. Oonld not some suoh ar rangement be nude in this district f Are there not namban here that if sash s system bsd been in rogne would bare been pounds Lo pocket, and is there one that would miss tbs trifling monthly subscription P 1 oller the suggestion for. what it is worth, and remain, Tonn, &o. QUEEN BEEF.
Palmer and Cooktown Items. (From the Cooktown Courier.) [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Miner — 1 December 1875
Palmer and Cooktown ItemB. (From the CooHown Courier.) There wai a rumor current yesterday that one I of Bill Smith*! party had come into town on Monday night for rations, and started «arly yesterday for tbe¡new field. We have not been able to verify this report, but have every belief ; in ita truth. If it be true, there is more in (bb rush than it believed at present by the people in Cooktown. Old Bill Smith and Bill Kioslev are not the men to remain long Where there is no show. The electoral rolls fer the Cook district elector are being now compiled by the clerk of petty sessions, Mr. James Bryde. Already he bas over One thousand two hundred and fifty nsmes for arrangement, and as there will be fully from eight hundred to one thousand to come from the Palmer, the Cook distriot electorate will be one of the largest in Queensland. The sub-collector of customs has favored us with the total amount of revenue oolleotad at the port of Cooktown during the last month. The sum, though not ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Miner — 1 December 1875
H. J. W. BOWKER attomeg; Äolteftor, %octor, dpw - ôeganccr, Oda io obiuultod daily nt Hishon'e Hotel, aillitOBltSTEB. ? - T. a Garter. ;' £.fO;L I C I I O E ' Tien*?! iGoiog Éxehaago . Bpta), &lt; Önartiwe ^ i. :?'i ;Ipwsr«r,.. ,." : ¡--:. ? J¿ R. Gowaú, ; = i ATÍOÍNBÍr:4Íni> IBOÚCITOB, ' '''',¡';; OOHttöBIOSfl« SOB AFFIDAVITS?&O i H, 0 . .. P 'ÍJ E C B .-ïi.'^li'. & isùÂtîËoJir, '. ,(Jjic6nB«JundertJicQaeeaelac&lt;lU*äiial, : , Board,) . ?? ?? : > EM BEHOVED from tbb -Club House Hotel to bis now residence, neorlr oppoeite the Masonic Hall, Miner-street, where fae oao be consulted daily, ., ij. A-SoharfitentBrg, «ed.-, - Dui; qualified ftt~ïbelledtcal Board. ? ?;? cÁ^bíSD^';^-7" JOHN të'5P£/TNN. ' MUIÏN& AÔ-'ËNT ^HABËBBOKBn &O., îiéar'Mnrdey'e>finfii¿'"Èiiâ^nge' ftotél.' "'? 0HABTEB8 TÔWÏÏB&. ? ÀT0HABTKEéT0VPEB8. .&lt;.&lt;. GENERAL» STOBEKÈEPJiRS. , OosUim, flouée abd pprirírdiiig .Agent«,- ;. .. ;T0WN...
[FROM OUT BRISBANE TELEGRAPHIC AENT] BRISBANE. November 29. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Miner — 1 December 1875
[TOOK OUB BRISBANE TELEGRAPHIC 10ENT] BRISBANE. Kovember 29. ' The trustee! of the Gramma* School bave sanctioned Miss O'Connor's withdrawal of her resignation. Cablegrams state that the " Pacific " steamer bound to San Francisco siter colisión, 250 per sons were drowned. Three divisions of the Russian army are stationed at Petersburg, and are ordered to holà themselves in readiness for service, all the troops of Southern Russia are- ready to take the field. A deputation from the Anti-slavery Society, bare urged the Government to take necessary steps to prevent the expedition leaving for New Guinea, formed on the basis proposed by Armit. Earl Carnarvon stated he was powerless to legally forbid the enterprise, he would warn the adventurers against embarking on a dangerous enterprise, also that the Crown would not recog nise any holdings improperly acquired. A timber getter arrived at Maryborough re ports, that, while mustering horses he met fire men on Double Island Point beach in a ...
SYDNEY. November 29. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Miner — 1 December 1875
November 29. &nbsp; The Assembly have refused to grant £2000 as gratuity to Lady Cooper. 7000 persona were present at Blondin's per- formances ; the fireworks were very grand. The Alberts first innings were 140, the second 179; the Tasmanians first innings were 87. November 30. &nbsp; The Alberts have beaten the Tasmanians by 126 runs. Hewitt, the pedestrian, has challenged Watson, of Scone, to run three distances for a wager of £500. In the Police Court yesterday, James Boston, charged with drunkenness, forfeited his bail £2. John Walsh and John Lennon, were tried last &nbsp; week at the Circuit Court, Townsville, for robbery with violence at Charters Towers, and acquitted. James Wills, for horse stealing, sentenced to penal servitude for four years. &nbsp; &nbsp; Frank Hugh Butler, issuing a valueless cheque to James Ormiston, sentenced to 12 months im- prisonment. Mr. W. J. Toll has resumed his old business of cordial mannfacturer. He has a...
Warden's Court. NOVEMBER 30. BEFORE MR. WARDEN CHARTERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Miner — 1 December 1875
Warden's Court. NOVEMBEB 30. BEFORE MR. WARDEN CHARTERS: Patrick Maguire v. Christopher Kelly. &nbsp; Mr. Bowker with Mr. Cowan appeard for plaintiff ; Mr. Carter for defendant. &nbsp; There being only four assessors who answered &nbsp; &nbsp; to their names, an objection was taken by Mr. Bowker. &nbsp; The bailiff said he could not find the persons for whom the summons had been issued, &nbsp; The Warden decided lo submit the four names to challenge, and if two assessors were nnt got he would take two indifferent persons from the court. &nbsp; Alexander Cadenhead and Stephen Quited &nbsp; were, challenged by Mr. Carter, and Thomas &nbsp; &nbsp; Buckland and Edward Larkins were the assesors &nbsp; left who sat on the case. This was an application for the specific com- pletion of the following agreement. MEMORANDUM of agreement made the I8th day of September 1875 between Christopher Kelly of Sydney...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Miner — 8 December 1875
SEWING MACHINES IMPORTANT FACTS. HOWE M AOHINES. The celebrated Howe Machine stands ud* rivalled by any maken in the world, "Why ? be* ause all other makers bad to' pay a royality to Howe for pirating parti of lib invention. THE NEW FAMILY MACHINE. has been so Altered and revised that it now stabda " par excollenco" over any other maker. Its sales ei *eed soy other Machines by houfeands yearly. Last year by 10,1)00. XhuB proving it beyond doubt to be tbb leading machine of tne nge \ makiug a beautiful etitcb, and being free of cog wheels and shaky links. H0WB8 family complete* £10, Howo'e B, for &iloring and light leather work, £11. Howe*® C, the champion boot closing machine, from £18. THE SINGER'S FAMILY. Manufactured by (tat Singers M. F. Or. Co. Beware of imitations. All genuine machines made by Singer have the trade medallion embedded on the arm. Reduced price, complete, OUR WHEELEU and WILSON. The befit spool machine in the colony. CAUTION.-It has come to our knowledge...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Miner — 8 December 1875
TirANTED bv a good European Cook a eitua Vy tbnw CooV-or Waiter. Apply by letter to HaiosT, office of tfala'paper.' ANTED a General Servant. Apriy at onoe to Mcs. J. Locou, All Nations Hotel. w w ANTED a Girl to make herself nseftil Apply to Mrs. Mosa, near Primary Behool WANTED a Salesman. Moat baa thorough Draper Apply J. M. Bni &lt;c Co., Chattels Towen. w ANTED a napeotable female Servant Apply to Mrs. Gran&tn, Albion Hotel. WANTED two napeotable GTBLS-one as Hotuemaid and one as Nursemaid Apply, to Mrs. Hutbzobd. DSasonio. THE regular monthly meeting of the Charter* Towen Hasonio Lodge; vrfll be faeld at the Hasohio Hall, on Wsotmots ErEMKG, the 8th ; instant, at 7-80 p.m.' WILLIAM DAVIE, Secretniy. Charters Towers Committee A SPECIAL MEETING of the above will be held at Hatgreaves' Hotel, THIS DAT, at 8 o'clock p.tn. B. T. JAMISON, Hon. Beo. Church of England AOENERAII MBE flNG of Snfcieribera to the Building Food will be heldTO-MOnROW (Thursday) EVENING, At 8....
Hanners Wit. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Miner — 8 December 1875
Banners Wit A OEBTJ.ENAN in Vnllego bad a habit of walking in hie deep. One night his good wife resolved that she would (iompel htm to diioontinne the Unpleasant eastern, or kill him in the attempt. After be had lain down and gone deeply into dreams she tied a oonl to his ankle, aud the other and | of the time she looped about a standing 'hot gun heavily charged with leaden pellets, intended for the buoyant dock or the fleeting rabbit. Shortly be woke, stared blankly .at his wife with the look of a gate-post very much in earnest, and said with deliberate precision.--" Hanner I'm agoin' to get apt" There was no reply. "Hanner," he repealed. "I re marked I'm agoin' to rise." Hannah counterfeited b profound and tranqail slumber. The gentleman slid his' feet sideways out of the bed and stood erect j the wife merely crawled stealthily under the mattress, and awaited the result. Mattering a half-artienlate anathema against women "as wonldn't tafce no in terest in anything a fellar done," ...
TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Miner — 8 December 1875
TO TEE EDITOR. SIB,-The M open column" of a newspaper iB a good institution, for thereto, with the Editor's permission, the publio eon express (heir opinion* on any matter upon whioh the? differ, refute at* sertionsj assort their rights, or make knofru their wrongs-either with or without publishing their names, and all this gratit, Therefore, it is a privileged column whioh should be respected, and one whioh should not be made .an ill-use of, or be made the convenience for worthless con troversy between correspondents, for it then be* comes an evil-&n evil to be avoided by sensible editors, it being a well-known fact that the con tinuance of an agument between writers is rare, in the end, to bring . forth false assertions, slander, &o. It then follows, " That the least said, the easier mended,"-hi maxim whioh I en deavor to follow; but, 1 think, Sir, that, in this instanoe, 1 am folly justified in breaking that maxim. I wrote a letter (signed Booty) in your Wednesday...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Miner — 8 December 1875
MALS. M.il. arrive at Charter* ®o»rer». From Millcherter daily, 11 ».m., 6'80 p.m, " Townerille: Sunday * Tburaday, 8 p.m, " RarenBwood i Do. do, 6 PJH Baturday. " Daliymple; 4 p>n>> Monday, l! Haughton: 8 (iitn, Sunday. Maili depart romOhut^BToireii. For MffloliMter,'daily 0-80 njn,6 p,tn. H Towimville: WednwdayandBttturday,6a,m. " BaTeBBWood: Do. do., Monday, 4 p,m. " Dabrmple: Sunday. 9 a,®. " Haughton: Wednesday & Saturday, a.m.
The Bulletin on Mr. Macrossan. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Miner — 8 December 1875
e Bulletin on Mr- Macrossan His greatest foiling-an over sensitiveness to hostile criticism-is one to which moil young politicians are prone. Bnt it must be con fessed that he has been (rem the first in ft situs tien of peculiar difficulty. On tlio most exciting question of the day, he was enthusiastically and oonsoentiously on the Conservative side, and thus presented the strange spectacle of an ultra demoeralio representative, hopelessly oom rutted to the nnpopnlar party. His position was rendered still more awkward by the circumstance that as an opponent he unfortunately counted the editor of the Norther* Miner, a elever, incisive, vigorous writer, yet a man utterly .devoid of good taste, and thoroughly uncrupuious. Sncn a Dan, with a newspaper at bis command, among a member's constituents at the distance of a thousand miles from the aapital, is an antag onist, whom less sensible politicians than Ur. Macrossan, might well dread. The editor of the Miner is no inaccurate old-wotnan...