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ORDERS TO FIND BAIL. [Newspaper Article] — Bathurst Free Press and Mining Journal — 29 October 1851
? ORDERS TO FIND BAIL. The following prisoners were ordered to find bail for their appearance at the Assizes; the wit nesses for tho prosecution having forfeited their recognizances for non-attendance : — '' Thomas Lane, robbery from the person. [ ' Janet Keogh, robbery. John Allen and Michael Deary, robbery. Edmund Smith, larceny. James Maher and John Kelly, 'stealing money. John Moron, stealing from the person, discharged on bail.
THE VICTORIA GOLD FIELDS. [Newspaper Article] — Bathurst Free Press and Mining Journal — 29 October 1851
THE VICTORIA GOLD FIELDS. (From the Sydney Morning Herald.) . The Melbourne and Geelong papers received yesterday give more sober. accdunts of the progress of the gold-finders than they have yet furnished. The last government escort had brought' 'down 1998 ounces of gold, and it was generally. admitted that hard labour and perseverance would' have every chance of success. A few paragraphs, describing extremely lucky'' discoveries,, are here and there sprinkled over the columns of our contemporaries. The Melbourne Herald of the 16th instant says, 'Yesterday a lump of gold weighing 7i lbs. ar rived in Melbourne, from Buninyong. It 'is a very fine specimen, and the largest 'lump' yet found in Victoria. The owner of it is Mr. Wbbdlock, some months ago a Melbourne publican, and it was dug up at a newly discovered field, about seven miles from. Ballarat. An advertisement in another co lumn states, that from this morning it will be ex- ? hibited for a few days at the Horse and Jockey, Litt...
SENTENCES. [Newspaper Article] — Bathurst Free Press and Mining Journal — 29 October 1851
'sentences! The following prisoners were brought up oa. Friday, and sentenced. Walter Andrews, for stealing a piece of print, — eight months imprisonment in Bathurst gaol. John Sullivan and James Makin, for assaulting John Wright, — five years' hard labour on the roads. John Dore, for cattle stalling at the Turon, — three years' hard labour on the roads. llobert Wilson, for stealing gold on1 the Turon, three years' hard labour on the roads. William Apthorp, for stealing wool, — three years' hard labour, on' the roads.
WEEKLY SALES. CATTLE. [Newspaper Article] — Bathurst Free Press and Mining Journal — 29 October 1851
WEEKLY SALES.V ' ? ' CAT?:.r.' ( ? v '?-?'.?- I ' Dr. Parnell, 120 head at ,-CC Ofl., 700 lbs., Clcovfl and Paper. '. . I Walker,' 90 ' head nV £2 15s!, 6*50- lbs., Hill and Wall. ? ' ? ' \. ?- ? ? Doyla, 100 head at £2 -5s., COO lbs., - Richards and Neal. ?' ? ? JKbtt, 40 head, at £2, SOD lbs., H. Bell. , SHEEP. Dangar, 900 head at 8s. 6d., 52 lbs., .Raper and Stanficld. .-_,??, Eerr, 800 head at 7s., 41 lbs., Richards -and 'Oakes. \ , Chisholm,- 700 head at 7s.-.6d., 48 lbs., Hill and Donotioc. ' , HORSES. Mr. Stewart has' sold, during the past week, fifty six head at the following prices, ziz. : — One at £19'; two at £18, 5 four at £15 ; three at £12 ; three at £10 ; and forty-three at prices varying from £9 down to £3 each. There is still a good demand for serviceable horses, especially for heavy draught .horsei, which are now getting scarce arid dear. Mares arc in no demand, and stud entires are not saleable. The unbroken lot of mares last sold at the cattle market, sold at an ...
RACE MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Bathurst Free Press and Mining Journal — 29 October 1851
RACE MEETING. A meeting of sporting gents took place at Mr. Dc Clouett's, Sportsman's Arms, on Saturday last, at 3 o'clock, p.m., to appoint a Committee for the ensuing Bathurst Meet. A good muster of the right sort had assembled, punctual to the time, amongst whom 'we recognized some of the veteran patrons of the turf. The business was opened by Mr. Samuels beiug called to the chair. A list of names was submitted to the meeting, and approved o£ Stewards and other officers 'were 'appointed* and a committee meeting convened the same evening to draw up a programme, which will shortly appear. An appropriate innovation in the usual list of prizes, will be seen in the Gold Diggers' Purse, which is to consist of gold of the value of One Hundred sovereigns. :. Child Burned to Death.— On Friday last the daughter of William Vane, of Triangle Flat, a lit tle girl of about five years of age, caught fire during the absonco of .her mother, who had left tho house for a bucket of water, when so se...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bathurst Free Press and Mining Journal — 29 October 1851
SGARDEtflKG VAN1- .AORICUTiTUIlA.Ii J.rBM:OttA.lsTDA. W-\^\\lK ? '' J?OU OOTOBHK.' ? ? ??' ' ? 'The Gakdex: Sow cubbago, lottuco, radishes, carrots, onions, looks, pros, broad boans, IVcach boans, aua tur nips; ilant cab^e, lettuce, rend potatoes.- Tire Fielt-: 'The latter end of thia month plaat pntntoos.—Tins Vine: , Grafting the viue to Tie practised this month ; tho bud3 hegin to shoot towards tlio end of this month.
Colonial News. THE VICTORIA GOLD FIELDS. [Newspaper Article] — Bathurst Free Press and Mining Journal — 29 October 1851
GCoIom'al i&efos. THE VICTORIA GOLD FIELDS. ' ' ' (From tJie Melbourne\Argus, Oct. 15th.) ' ? The Diggings. — The following, letter has been received from Ballarat, and as. the writer is known to us, we can depend upon the statements contained in it: — We all arrived' safe here on Wednesday woek, after a journey of four days, and pushing the cart through the creeks, up to our middle in water. Tell ? ; — ih'at when and I got to the dray at Kellor, we both fell in the fire— we got thereat eleven o'clock at nicfht, and the sun was very hot. ^ Arrived at .the diggings. Scene — 1 Five thousand people rocking the cradles, as many more carrying1 tin dishes full of earth on their heads, and up to their knees in water ; ten hundred in holes from 2 to 20 feet deep ; the Commissioner walking up and down with four or five black polico attending him, dish washers, cradles, rockers, &c, ?tlius forming a mob of ten thousand gold hunters ; and all the swell mob, with spectacles on a...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bathurst Free Press and Mining Journal — 29 October 1851
GOLD purchased by . the .undersigned in anyJ quantity,. for CASH. , . ? . . . ?? ? ? BYRNES,. WISE, AND CO., ,' '' ' , Durham-street, Bathurst. . .;_? Gold. rr\HE undersigned are CASH PURCHASERS of X ? GOLD at- Bathurst, Ophir, and Sydney: '.'... - 'l. &.S. SAMUEL. Australian @old. . , , . mHE undersigned is. a rCASH PURCHASER- of X GOLD to any amount1. ' '' i' ?'? ' ' -:.; WILLIAM CUMMINGS. Clear Creek, Juno 26th, 1851. '' ' .' ©OEjSK HRHE undersigned are PURCHASERS of GOLD X DUST -in, any quantity. ,. ,THACKl£R & CO. 541, George-street, Sydney. HRHE undersigned is a Purchaser of'BATIIURST X GOLD, iu any quantities. EDWARD SALAMON, 416, George-street, , Sydney. ' . ©old! Gold!! 7~7 qpHE undersigned is a CASH PURCHASER of X GOLD, both at Orange and at Ophir. - JOHN PEISL'EY, ? Coach & Horses Inn ' * ? ,. ' Orange. ' Gold. -Gold. Gold. ' .. ' '- -?; i ' C. P: DUNSFOM) / ? TS a CASH PURCHASER of BATHURST GOLD X in. any quantities. William-street. A large lump a...
THE BATHURST FREE PRESS AND MINING JOURNAL. "MAGNA EST VERITAS ET PREVALEBIT." WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER, 29, 1851. OUR ROADS. [Newspaper Article] — Bathurst Free Press and Mining Journal — 29 October 1851
THE BATHURST FREE PRESS AND MINING JOURNAL. &nbsp; &nbsp; "MAGNA EST VERITAS EX PREVALEBIT" &nbsp; WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER, 29, 1851 &nbsp; OUR ROADS. &nbsp; 'The state of our roads generally, but more particularly of the road from Bathurst to Sydney, is a subject to which it has fre quently fallen to our duty to call public at tention. With the cessation of the winter's rains, and the absorbing influence of the beams of Apollo, much of the anxiety, which formerly pervaded the minds of the business people of Bathurst respecting the arrival of the mail, or the appearance of their loaded teams, has evaporated. We have a summer &nbsp; &nbsp; before us, during which there is little fear of any serious interruption of business opera &nbsp; tions, but that summer will surely be suc -ceeded by another winter whose moisture will, in all probability, reduce the metropo litan road to one prolonged puddle, which &nbsp; will for...
THE TURON. [Newspaper Article] — Bathurst Free Press and Mining Journal — 29 October 1851
THE TURON &nbsp; A newpoint situate about midway between &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Hawkins Ridge and the junction of the Macquarie, has been been discovered. On Monday, the '20th cur rent, two persons only were at work on this angle, but the success of their united labours being so great, several parties, in the close of evening, were observed wending , their way' thither. There are &nbsp; now. about 200 persons at work, most of whom are doing- well ; and judging by the usual auriferous &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; indications, ' it will turn out to be a rich spot. A provision store and butchers shop are already &nbsp; opened on the grounds by the son of Mr. Cum- -mings. A piece of crystalized quartz, , richly streaked with gold, was this moment dug up by a &nbsp; party of three, for which they refuse to take £60. &nbsp; At Dirt Hole Creek, distant from this place about '7 miles, there are 100 persons working...
Local Intelligence. COURT OF QUARTER SESSIONS. THURSDAY, OCTOBER 23RD 1851. CATTLE STEALING. [Newspaper Article] — Bathurst Free Press and Mining Journal — 29 October 1851
Local Intelligence &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; COURT OF QUARTER SESSIONS. Thursday, October 23rd 1851 &nbsp; CATTLE STEALING Cornelius Ryan, on bail, was indicted for stealing a saddle, the property of George Bentinck, of, Meadow Flat. Mr. Mclntosh defended the prisoner. Murtoch Gately swore that the prisoner came to his place on a Sunday in September, after he had retired to rest, armed with a gun, and took the &nbsp; saddle, which he had that day borrowed from Bentinck, off a sofa. &nbsp; In defence, Mr. Mclntosh stated that Gately was a bad character, and had frequently been tried for cattle stealing. He called Mr. Joseph West, who deposed, that he, Gately, was so great a liar, that he would not believe him on his oath. Mr. James Fitzpatrick tcstificd to the prisoner's general good &nbsp; character, after several years' dealing. The Jury acquitted him after a short consul tation. STEALING FROM THE PERS...
SANDWICH ISLANDS. [Newspaper Article] — Bathurst Free Press and Mining Journal — 1 November 1851
' , SANDWICH ISLANDS. ? We' have received intelligence from Hono lulu up to the 9th September, but we do not observe anything in the papers - before us of particular interest. The following is from \hQ' Polynesian of the 6th September : 'Arrival op xiie -First Whaler. — In our paper of last week it was stated that no whaler; had yet .arrived 'from .the 'summer cruise, although from two to seven weeks - later than the fust arrival during the past seven years. On the day succeeding; how ever, the li 1st tilt.,1 the ship . Minerva Smith, of New Bedford, amved'vfrom- the sea. ot* Anadir, bringing the news of rather indiffer ent success in the whaling fleet at the north, up to the time of her leaving. She also brings the account of the loss of three' wha lers, two American and one French, from which nothing of consequence was savedj but the lives of the officers and crews. The ships lost were, the America 2nd, Captain Seabury, of New -Bedford, which- sprung . a leak, from some unknown, c...
NEW ZEALAND. [Newspaper Article] — Bathurst Free Press and Mining Journal — 1 November 1851
?NEW ZEALAND. The New Zealand papers are unusually devoid of interest. The mission schooner Border' Maid ar rived. at Auckland on the Oth instant,- with ?the Lord Bishop of ;Ne\y Zealand. The New Zealander says that ' During his ab sence, ins iiorasnip yisitea iourieen lsianas in the, New Hebrides and Loyalty Groups, and brings back with him thirteen, scholars from six different islands, for education in New Zealand. Five of these are from the island of -Mare in. the Loyalty Group, who confirm .the account of the destruction of the cutter' Lucy Anne, belonging to' Mr. Towns, of Sydney, by the natives of another part of the island. This was the. island where (as will be remembered) Capt. Lewis last year killed three natives, under circumstances which led, to a trial at Sydney, a report of which appeared some' time since in our columns.-'
A RAILROAD THROUGH THE AFRICAN DESERT. [Newspaper Article] — Bathurst Free Press and Mining Journal — 1 November 1851
A RAILROAD THROUGH THE AFRI CAN DESERT. The Viceroy of Egypt has sanctioned the project of a railroad from Alexandria by way of Cairo, to the Isthmus of Suez, and the work will be commenced without delay. With the most skilful European engineers,' at his command, and able at any time to summon one hundred thousand Arabs and Copts to the labour, the energetic and enter prising Ibrahim Pasha will not allow a long time to elapse before the whistle of the loco motive will wake' the solitudes of Petra and Mount Sinai, scare the marauding Bedouin out of his wits, and render the journey from Alexandria ? to the Ploly Land as easy and rapid as the passage from Buffalo to New York. The traveller will , start from the base of Cleopatra's Needle, reach Cairo in six hours, refresh himself at a mammoth depot in the midst of a ' waste howling wilderness and stand upon. the ancient shores of the Red Sea in two days after leaving the Delta of the Nile. A railroad through the scenes of Israel's riig...
VAN DIEMEN'S LAND. [Newspaper Article] — Bathurst Free Press and Mining Journal — 1 November 1851
VAN DIEMEN'S LAND. Gold in' Tasmania., — Shortly we ex pect the discovery of a gold field will be revealed to the excited inhabitants of Yah Diemen's Land. . We know of one indi vidual who has 'been for several days past exhibiting a specimen 'of the precious metal on the wharf. The discoverer . intends pur suing his explorations in order to ascertain the, probable extent. of the gold field, and to make it known to the committee and claim the reward. That .there is gold in this co lony cannot be doubted. Our belief is sup ported by an eminent geologis t. I n the course of a few weeks at the furthest we fully anticipate revelations of discoveries as valuable and as startling as those of Bathurst or Ballarat.-— Colonial Times. The Gold Fever*— The news of the gold discovery at Ballarat has produced the greatest possible excitement. Gold is in every body's mouth. It is, the subject of universal eriquh;y,~,and about which all seem as interested as if T)t,jieU\, existence depended upon i...
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. SOUTH AUSTRALIAN COTTON. [Newspaper Article] — Bathurst Free Press and Mining Journal — 1 November 1851
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. SO UIH^ AUSTRALIAN COTTON. We received, the' other day, from Charles Driver, Esq., -the Government Resident at Port Lincoln; a sample, of cotton grown in his garden there;, from ~-\ seed' given to him, last season, bv the master of an American whaler. ;? Not being ourselves, a judge of the quality or mercantile value of this pro duct, we requested 'our respected friend Mr. Samuel Stocks; late cf Manchester, and one of its most extensive and experienced ma nufacturers, to examine the sample spoken of. Mr. Stocks complied with'o'ur request, and forwarded to us the following satisfac tory remarks s — Exchange, Adelaide, ^ September 29, 185 1. 'Dear Sir — The samplcTof cotton, put into my. hands, is beautiful, and will be highly esteemed in Kngland, being cleanand strong in staplp, as well as fine.. I am, dear sir, yours truly, , „ , Samuel Stocks. To George Stevenson, Esq. TJiere B'Jems no doubt that the soil nud climate of South Australia is eminently tic ted f--r the...
Colonial News. VICTORIA. [Newspaper Article] — Bathurst Free Press and Mining Journal — 1 November 1851
;^oiontnriecto^. ; VICTORIA. ANOTUERMbNSTER'LuMP.-1- Mr. . pd ward .Gosling,, wji'o- re.turne'd from th,^ Diggings on Saturday last has brought intelligence that another large lump of gold, 5 lbs. weight, was pbtaiued before he left, from ihe bed of the blind gulley, at the Brown Hill diggings. ??not -.fir from the place where the- 71b. luinp' \yas obtained.'. He, brings no other, news' ??/oi importance. — Geelong Advertiser. ? :. ? .-»??'? ?? ? ? ? ' ?
REMARKABLE METEOR. [Newspaper Article] — Bathurst Free Press and Mining Journal — 1 November 1851
REMARKABLE METEOR. A luminous meteor of j very beautiful appearance ; wasj seen -from: thej London j; and,. Blackwall Ex ', tension Railway,; ;pn . Sunday night last, . 22nd inst., jabout eleven o'clock, between ,- the Stepneyr and Bow stations. .! Tlie .point . pfj tlie hcayeiis in which it was seen, ; iudeiria; from tho position of Jupitciv would be.' W. :by,,S., or , in, the direction of ,the; centre of the city,, pvcr. whichat appeared to, be:at the; height of half-armilc; ; The. first indication of the phenomenon was the deyclopement , of ; a large ball of fire of exceedingly brilliant hue ; this fell, for a short ?distance,: and .then a stream of fire issued from tho.nucleus i.in; an opposite direction . to. its course, forming a: beautiful cur ve. ; The- instant the train thus formed had reached its .limit, the brilliant head disappeared.1,: This train remained, ?.however,1 as a bright lino ibi light.in the sky for five or six minutes, and,;; undulating: with the effect of th...