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Mining. SUMMARY OF THE WEEK'S NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — The Australasian — 1 October 1864
SUMMARY OF THE WEEK'S NEWS. Accounts from the New Zealand gold-fields continue good. The month of August and the first half of September were fine in the province u( Otsgo, and the tlverg were there fore low; but the number of men working in the bed of the Molyneux had not much in creased. We are not told of any vety large yields ftom the river-claims, but, on the con trary, that some of those from which so much had been expected were turning oat badly, others, again, on what were doomed to bo less favoutable situations proving to be very good. The Molyneux seems, however, to . have lost its prestige, and will no; longer be looked upon as having an illimitable amount of gold in its bed. The character of the mining in Otago has changed so rnach of late that much largci claims are now granted, with a view to promote deep-sinking and the outlay of capital, in cutting water-races and otherwise bringing a plentiful supply of water to places where it may bo needed. Re ports from the Marlb...
SMYTHESDALE. [Newspaper Article] — The Australasian — 1 October 1864
6HYTHE6DALB. Fourteen miles from B&llarat, in a westerly direction, lies the township of Smythesdale—a gold-field settlement, built on the further comer of a good sized flat, which is here surrounded by low ranges, well timbered with stringy bark and other eucalypti The tra veller need have no doubt as to the cause o! the rise of the town. JiOng before reaching it, he enters upon a re gion of gravel heaps, pipe-clay mounds, and shapeless holes innumerable—a region of such confusion made worse oonfoonded as will astonish him if he is new to the gold-fields, but which, if he is accustomed to them, he will regard famiikriy enough as 0 old workings." The initiated traveller will shrewdly suspect that there has been a fall, too, as well as a rise, for the Chinese are numerous in the land; and these sons of the flowery dominion are the jackals of the gold-fields, subsisting on what the first comers have left behind them. Their dog-kennel enoampment is just outside the town, and th...
BALLARAT. [Newspaper Article] — The Australasian — 1 October 1864
BALLARAT. Suae Eg Sold by Auction'.—Sales by auc tion of mining shares now take place daily at Ballarat. An Old Dispute Settled at Last.— Its deciee of tbe Supreme Court Id tue suit between tbe Koh-i-noor, Great Extended, and Band of Hope Companies gives 155 feet of tbe disputed ground, from Judge Rogara's line, to the Great Extended Company, and 342 feet to the Koh-i noor Company; the Band of Hope to be paid their caste.
MINING NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — The Australasian — 1 October 1864
MIXING NOTES. JfesFrs. William Clarke ud Sons liare rcoeired a j telegram stating the yields of the tniues as follow, for the „weck ending the 24th ult.:—AJax Association, 40oz Sdwt. 12gr. from 443 tons; Jiew Chum Com pany, 145oz.; Catherine Reef United, 79ot.; Keith's Catherine Reef, 14oe.; Hercules Company, 72oa. The Beehive Mining Association, Tajrengower, re port a mun for the week ending the 24th September cfllflj tons crushed, yielding 142Joa. amalgam from t pan and ripplea. The stone In one of the winzes Is really very rich, and crushed alone would probably give four or five ounces per ton. The slopea above tUe 250ft. level coutinue.to look very well ; and the reef remains at from six to fourteen feet wide. In the Eagiehawk Mining A&mciaUou, Tarrengower, the men in the engine-shaft have started a drive southwards, about fifteen feet from the bottom. Tbc drive is in about fourteen feet, mad the reef is about three feet wide, and contains gold and an abundance of aaundi...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Australasian — 1 October 1864
Medical. HOOD AND C O.'S SOLUBLE SHEEr-DIPPING COMPOSITION, VOW. TH* CURE or SCAB, TICK, L-ICE, A»D AU OTHER SKIN DISEASES OF SHEEP. | TpHIS preparation is the cheapest, j JL safest, To oat certain, and therefore the beet, remedy for Scab yet offered ill Australia. It ii per fectly soluble iu either hot or cold water. It does not &lt; ■tain or injure the wool, like most other remedies. s the tnrTronrr tue growth and weight mid improves the I quality of the Atwoe. 1 to efficacy as & preventive is w> groat, thai healthy sheep dipped in it may be tuixed with a scabby ll(»uk without risk of umtagiou. Ite portability in a great reoommeudatiou also, as oue pound p** ns far as two ot any other preparation. Testimonials from eminent flockownera and braslen* in England, Ireland, and Scotland, who have 1 need this preparation for many yearn, cam \>e application to the manufacturers, 100 Flirabutli-etroet. It is not, therefore, like most other specifics, a more experiment...
EAST BOURKE. [Newspaper Article] — The Australasian — 1 October 1864
EAST BQUflKE. The nomination of candidates for the repre sentation of JSoetBcmrke, whloh hu to rotarn two member* to ait In the L2g illative Assem bly, took pltoe «t the Plough Ian, Campbell field, on the 22nd nit. The unfavourable weather, connected with the spine popala tianof thelmmedtate neighbourhood, redaoed tin ettendance to a very low ebb indeed. Scarcely twenty persons wen present. At twelve o'clock, The Aointe Hstohkiso Omocs (Mr. W. Anketell. in toon of Mr. A. Mocuthnr) stated that he had received only throe nomi nation-papers, vis., thoee of Mr. Gfoorge Kirk, oommluion agent, of Sooth Terra; Mr. John Sherwin, gentleman, ofJBioemore, Metrleng; and Mr. Joshoa Go well, importer, of Mel bourne. He declared wot the poll wonld take pUoe, at the various deotered polllng nleoei (a list of which he read), on the 5th October neit. None or the oondldctea were present to ad dress the electors, and the proceedings there fore terminated at oaoe.
WEST BOURKE. [Newspaper Article] — The Australasian — 1 October 1864
WEST BOtTBKE. The nominations for this electoral district took plsoe it noon on the 22nd. it the Court house, Flemlngton. There were not • dosea electors present, end only three of the candi dates nttended, vis.—Osptaln M'Mahou, Ur. J. C. Blddell, and Mr. P. PheUn. The HOn.Wn.Tenon (the returning officer) oommenoed the basinets by stating that he had received a writ from His Excellency 8ir O. Darling, instructing him to proceed on that day to the election of three members to serve In the Legislative Assembly for the district of West Bonrke. At this was the first election in that district under the new law, there wen one or two points to which he wished to refer, and the first was as to electoral rights. At the last election for the provinoe in this district there seemed to bj considerable misunderstanding as to the necessity for the production of these rights. Now, under the 103rd clause, the returning offioer had to date these rights on the day of their issue, and their production ...
ESCAPE OF MAORI PRISONERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Australasian — 1 October 1864
ESCAPE OF MAORI PRISONERS. Tlie Southern Crai of the 13th inst (received ml Wellington) states" Auckland was tbrotrn into a considerable state of excite ment yesterday, by the repent that the Maori prisoners, to the number of 200, the most of whom were captured at Banrariri, bad taken Maori leave of their guardians, and bad effected their escape from the island of Kawau fo the main land. The prisoners were I towed down from Auckland some two or three months ago, in the Marion bulk, and landed on the Governor's island, it being sup posed by those who were responsible for their safety that it would be amply secured at this imantic and retired spot, besides giving which them the enjoyment of that liberty wh they ccold not possibly obtain on board the Marion. The prisoners, after their long con finement, were quite overjoyed st^heiug allowed ccce more on tern firmaand that simplicity which they canao well affect, signified their pleasure at the leniency ex tended to them. They were dist...
Impoundings. [Newspaper Article] — The Australasian — 1 October 1864
^nipttuiiltrafls. . ft™***0** —'■ap-fifid'rf »tBun\nfoo* Bhlre Pound lTtfi SqMnbo-, IBM, by John filnoUJr, forth. rat =TT?r*5L6lL1TIUdsU™l"0 tWWs branilii. OnIMi ftepUutnr. bytbetuat. TnmmM. :—Btr b?*. "»*«. *y on ramp, off hind (on white, injured off fore foot, near ihoolder like JR conjoined orer another Brand. Ifoot dalmed and «• pow« paid, tnlxs ao!d on Unh October, 1861. Dinn Vctjko, Ponnd keeper. ' CeutBiuKia.—Impounded at Garlsbrook. 16th Sen. tctnber. lew. bylfc BiJiJoIm. Tre£Ws, ^^, tlnd foot while, etat^eciiron nS g"ek.»oTjtlMe bands. On 20thSeptember, by R 0. Budcnal, Ehj. Treipaat Is. «d.B»y mare like da oror TO over X near eboulder, aaddle marked broen hone, like P or A off shoulder, saddle marked, star, hind fcot white; brown mare hollow backed, IIIre 189 off neck HT off "houlder; bay hone, aaddle marked, abort tail blind near eye, like t over J6 near shoulder) brown ho -o, broken bobble on, JC near shoulder W nter romp, saddle marked ; brown home, vrev b'aln through c...
SOUTH BOURKE. [Newspaper Article] — The Australasian — 1 October 1864
9DBK& ■ The HUM ®r«bi&lt;*ftaid»bi partniiift fottfaU dbtrict«4i«^lcar *«noaaMM •« - tlwTliHr»-)itll,^mp^ii%-'lht WWfctaf cflott flfo-jtopwn fat •»* flflrpwKga"• ;- ■ ■ Th* ftvpwrafcm **•. &O0QIM&O6 tflttB lBI CM^hUtjg CMhCMAdUK . ■11 tb«K^aiifU«^i'' »W»}r a« Jo tbe dlitrict would bo ammnoed by advertise mrafc. ■ This 'wmcledtd the business, whloh only oompled * few minutes. With the exception of Mr. Creswick, all the outllsha were pre- j sent, but no speeches were made. ..Two members have to be elected for this district.
SOUTH GIPPS LAND. PORT ALBERT, THURSDAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Australasian — 1 October 1864
SOUTH GIEP8 LAND. fOBr-at&krt, thcmday. At noon, to-day, the ntnnlac-ofiuwr de clared the nadetiMetlened genUemmt to have been 'duly nomlaaM ae candidate# for UmreoreeentaUonof tU* dbtrict Mr. Peter aoodpaea, gtmUetoan. Mr. Joto Qdoaott Bwadfoot, erhoolm alter, atTamtWa. . importer. Mr. Jofcn Goabon Butt, impor Mr. Built b a Bomipep of the Australian Reform Leaene. aadiniVed yesterday bra* Keen joatfn time to place his nomination in the hapdi of the rgtnmlnr-oflioer. The conterta-iUveally be between tide gtntloaan andMr.Snodrnaa. ShouldMr.Broedfootgo i? **5 prSl irrtiSj* not likelr). the retain of Mr. Sood greet b orrtt^Tlne alternative will prod Men veryafaaip eootttt, bet MB re sult »e far ea I am able to jad(* in favour of Mr, Sandglass. The two.popalar candi dates arete present to-day at tivs nomination, lwt neitherof thorn ad freaaed the eleotots, althoogh a leme cocowqs had aweabied.
CANTERBURY. [Newspaper Article] — The Australasian — 1 October 1864
CANTERBURY. Acoirptporflaftoe fan tnJwn pltee Rtiqwa the Provincial Omnuient end the Oo lonlal Secretary. on the financial dlffloolttai S'lIA aorrotmd Cantertary at present, this conwpoodenoe Mr. For _ shadow* forth * jwlkv of mrtrlotioo with itfud to KormslM borrowing- He state the poidoB of the Government to b.i that ex irtlni provincial loana should bt\ guaran teed tv the General Government of the colonyi thatmur ahall no longer be bor rowed on the act* of the provincial bds Utntes; hot that- all mooeji rated ea fte oolpnlal tevenua ahall be only borrowed under the aocctfem of the General Atsembly.
REPRESENTATION OF COLLING WOOD. [Newspaper Article] — The Australasian — 1 October 1864
bepresehtation of oollwgwood. Mr. George Harker met the electon of Od 1 logwood on Tuesday owning, at the Btndley Aims Hotel, Wellington-street, for the purpose of explaining to them the views npon which he seeks to represent them In the Legislative Assembly. There were nearly 400 electors present. Mr. J. Wood was called to the chair, and In a brief address introdooed Mr. Harker, who was received with thesis. Mr. Habub said that it was eight yearn alnoe he first came before them as a candi date for their suffrages, and it was not quite three years slnoe he had been rejected. Borne of his political supporters, how ever, wished him again to enter upon the political arena, and be had consented to do ao. He had been asked to stand for other consti tuencies where ho might have bean returned, withont trouble or expense; but be thought that the district in which a man resided had always the first claim upon him, and those were the circumstances under which he ap peared before than that eve...
NELSON. [Newspaper Article] — The Australasian — 1 October 1864
Riot at the Wakamabisa Gold-Field — The Deep Creek correspondent of the ftUm Coltmut, writing on the 2&lt;th August, says " On Tnursdav last, • brutal assault was com mitted on the polios, nearly terminating fatally to Sergeant Craickshanks. Private flooded took a man in charge, and put the handcaffs upon him. Others resisted the officer, and tried to prevent him takiug the man into custody. Sergeant Craickshanks came to his assistance, and hindcuffed the man, doing the same to another man afterwards. He subsequently removed them from the latter. This allow ran down the street, crossed the bridge, shouting the wstchwoid, 'Tip! Tip! Tip! (the cry of the Tippersiy men). Aboat sixty or eighty men rushed up the street, rescued the prisoner from the police, and knocked the latter down. Upon this Sergeant. Oratckshank drew his revolver, and threatened to fire. They rushed upon him. He fired and missed his man. The scene then bsffiee description. It was as If Pandemonium itscU bsd ...