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Local and General. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 4 March 1891
Local and General. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; A man named Wm. Fielding was &nbsp; fined £2 or seven days' imprisonment at the Police Court on Friday for drunkenness, the fine, to include 3s cabfare. We are informed that Mr Walter Jarvis, solicitor, has been appointed a commissioner of the Supreme Court of Queensland for taking affidavits. THE social under the auspices of the Re- publican Association, held in the Athenaeum HAll on Friday night, was a success. About 70 persons were present, and the night was passed gaily in singing and dancing. Mr A. B. GIBSON, registrar of births, marriages, and deaths, has kindly furnished us with the following vital statistics for the month of February; — Births: Males, 33; females, 43. Deaths: Males, 20; females, 12. Marriages, 12. A MINER named Patrick Glancy was work- ing in No. 7 N.E. Queen on Friday, about 11 a.m., when a dynamite cap, which he had just placed on a fuse by some means ex- ploded. He was ...
Postal Conference. [By ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH.] (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) SYDNEY, February 26. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 4 March 1891
Postal Conference. [By ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH.] (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) SYDNEY, February 26. The first meeting of the Intercolonial Postal Conference was held this morning. The delegates present were : — For Victoria — The Hon. B. D. Duffy, Postmaster-General, and Mr James Lambert, Deputy Postmaster- &nbsp; GeNeral; for Queensland — The Hon. T. Unmack, Postmaster-General, and Mr. J. McDonnell, his under secretary; For &nbsp; Tasmania — The Hon. Stafford Bird, Post- master-General, and Mr Robert Henry, the &nbsp; Superintendent of Telegraphs; and for New South Wales — The Hon. D. O'Connor, Post- master-General, Mr S. H. Lambton, the &nbsp; Secretary of the Post Office, and Mr. E. C. Cracknell, Superintendent of Telegraphs. Immediately on the Conference meeting Mr Duffy proposed that Mr Stafford Bird be &nbsp; appointed president of the Conference. The motion was seconded by Mr O'Connor, and &nbsp; agreed to. Mr A. C. Budge, Clerk to t...
Police Intelligence MONDAY, FEBRUARY 23. [BEFORE THE POLICE MAGISTRATE.] [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 4 March 1891
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 23. [BEFORE THE POLICE MAGISTRATE.] Francis Chas. Brewer was charged with having assaulted Charles H. Haggar at the office of the Charters Towers Daily Herald on the 17th inst. Mr Marsland appeared for the plaintiff, Mr Jarvis for the defence. Charles H. Haggar, a journalist, residing in Charters Towers, stated : I remember the 13th of February; I saw the defendant on that day; the assault was committed on the 17th ; on the morning of that day I was in the office of the Charters Towers Herald in Bow-street; defendant came into the office on that morning; I had just put the cheque- book in the safe; I was bending down; the first indication of defendant's presence was a blow on the left eye ; my glasses fell off and I could not see well; everything was done but I could not distinguish persons; I turned towards him, &nbsp; and he struck me on the temple; he struck me again, and I went against the shelf violently, and then fell, and his left foot struck me on th...
Attempted Murder & Suicide. (BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH.) [FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.] IPSWICH, February 23. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 4 March 1891
Attempted Murder & Suicide. (BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH.) [FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.] IPSWICH, February 23. A terrible tragedy occurred at Hallonvale yesterday morning. About half-past 8 a German selector named Frank Firabend quarrelled with his wife, accusing her of unfaithfulness, which she denied. He then asked her to sew a button on his shirt, and as she was doing this he caught hold of her and attempted to strangle her. Judging from the state in which she was afterwards found, she must have been greatly ill-used. She escaped, and reached the house of a neighbor named Wm. Hawk, who attended to her. On the way she had met a man named Gerike, who proceeded to her place and found her husband lying in a pool of blood with a terrible gash in his throat, and a gun lying close by. Gerike sent information to the police at Marburg, and mounted Constable McNeill went to investigate. From the information obtained, it is thought, to be simply a case of suicide. He therefore sent for J....
SHEARESR'S DISPUTE SERIOUS DISTURBANCES. MILITARY AND POLICE CALLED OUT. MARTIAL LAW PROCLAIMED IN (BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAM.) [FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.] CLERMONT, February 22. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 4 March 1891
THE SHEARERS' DISPUTE. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; SERIOUS DISTURBANCES. &nbsp; MILITARY AND POLICE CALLED OUT. MARTIAL LAW PROCLAIMED IN CENTRAL QUEENSLAND. (BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAM.) [FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.] &nbsp; CLERMONT, February 22. A mounted constable, who was acting as scout returned to town late last night with the information that a body of men, con- sisting of over 100 Western Unionists, were camped 23 miles from here, and expected to reach town to-night. He spoke to some of their leaders, who said that their policy was one of peace, and they did not intend to fight, but it was their intention, after the main body of men had arrived, which would pro- bably be to-morrow or Monday night, to make arrangements with a view to approach- ing the pastoralists, so as to induce the latter to hold a conference with them. The men ...
CRUSHINGS FOR FEBRUARY. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 11 March 1891
CRUSHINGS FOE FEBRUARY. The following are the crushing* for the month ofFebruary, 1891. . \ 3JGKKI1I DCKDEE MILL. . tnscwtqr ozdwtgrs 155 13 1 11 39 15 18 15 15 12 Towers Hill; sur face ... Old Man Syndi cate grindinge... Ladj Maria Homestead Dan O Councll ... lady Maria, grind Patrick ... Black .Jack Wellington, sur face ... Pentlaiid-... Lady Maria, Hol linian trib. Lady Maria, Abra hanisen &. party... Bonnie Dundee ... Dan O'Connell ... DEFIAKCB MILL. 7 X.E. Queen grindings) lden Oate Mexican, tributors, Old Identity Loid Xeleon Union, tributors, - .. Bryan O'Lynn ... St. Patrick Block tribu., ... Laps worth & party . surface Homeward Pound surface. 4 13 2 10 4 0 1 4 404 0 32 18 06 15 8 0 12 15 14 11 15 6 Q 0 0 0 O 0 O 0 0 11 S © 21 O O 23 325 133 5m o 14 10 22 6 40 G 21 6 30 6 30 727 208 203 475 29 31 10 49 10 71 5 46 0 33 10 0 36 10 0 6 1&lt;» 0 52 45 14 21 0 0 o o 8 15 0 ONE A.5TD ALL MILL Identity tribute, Wilkie & party 85 Trib., Bragg and par...
Scientihr Notes. Hints to Prospectors. (Wrotten for the NORTHERN MINING REGISTER.) II. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 11 March 1891
Hints to I^rosiwciops. [Br A. W. CLARKE, F.G.S ] CWri-fcen for Hie NOETHEFX MINING BEGISTEB.) ir. The b'owpipe is so essential for the recognition of minerals and ores generally that I have de'ermined to deal with it in this article. Using a blowpipe is j not unlike walking, we have learned to balance our bodies in walking mid standing go that it is done without conscious effort; precisely similar is it with using a blowpipe, and any person who perseveres for n few days can succeed. Out of the hundreds ot persons whom 1 have j taught how to blow continuously there was not more than one in a hundred who failed utterly and hopelessly, while in two lectures the great major ity of students succeeded in blowing well enough to use the little instru ment for mineralogical purposes. There is greater difficulty in des cribing laow to use the blowpipe than in using it, but if the lead r bears the following points in wind they niay guide him somewhat. Firstly, we can breathe through the nostri...
REVENUE FOR FEBRUARY. C.P.S. OFFICE. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 11 March 1891
REVENUE FOE FEBRUARY. O.P.S. OFFICE. THE following was the revenue collected at the C.P.S office for the month, ending 28th February: ? 6 d Fines ... ... ... ... 38 0 4 Fees ... ... ... ... 8 19 10 Police Reward Fund ... ... 6 14 6 Immigration Refund ... 3 0 O " Collections ... ... 16 0 0 Brands Act 46 13 0 Insolvent Estates ... ... 7 0 0 Slaughtering Fees ... ... 7 la 9 Auctioneers' Licenses ... ... 5 0 0 t eposit Sub-Inspector's Cottage Contract- ... ... ... 100 0 0 Cost® of Court ... ... ... 99 3 2 Sundries 7 6 Total £338 14 i Lijtbs OFFICE. Occupation Licenses ... ... 35 0 0 Timber " 29 10 0 Total £61 10 O
GOLD MINING AT SUD EST. [BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH.] [FROM OUR OWK CORRESPONDENTS.] COOKTOWN. March 4. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 11 March 1891
GOLD MIN1X& AT SUD EST. [BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH.] [FROM OUR OWK C0B.RESE03TDBNTS.1 COOKTOWK. MARELI 4. The Wanganui arrived from Sudest aul Milne Bay, via Dinner Island to-day, bring ing the news that a reef had been opened up at Sudest by McLean and Samuelson. It is situated at the west end of the island. Two i shafts are down 20ft each. The reef runs from 30in to 12in of stone in both shafts and carries good gold. The formation is elate. Th&lt;s men were obliged to knock off pending the arrival of mining requires, as the ground is very had. Another good show lias been taken up at Sadest with two reefs running through the ground and four small leaders. The reefs are from 12m to . 18in thick and show gold freely, as do also the leaders. Thirty tons of stone are in McLean's pad dock calculated to give 4ozs to the ton. The men say fchey believe it will turn out a i ieli reefing district. The weather at Sudest ait the date of McLean was writing was fine and hot, with hea...