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POLICE COURT. Before J. C. Lyon, Esq, S.M. [Newspaper Article] — Border Watch — 20 December 1861
? v" 1 ' \, Ti : i1' it POLICE GQURT.v , Beloredr, C/Lyt>n; Esq r SiM; Michael Donevaa wa? charged with .being-, druiik and iigb>iugat&lt;MacDunuell:&lt;Bay, - Fined-5s : ll-li -V.".'* Pairick Kenelljr, same, offence, fined dsT Edward Kruelly, obstructing' ihe Police in ibe execul.ou ot their duty. /. Fined £ I and costs. -v. 1 ... . s. . . ,
THE LACHLAN DIGGINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Border Watch — 20 December 1861
THE LACHLAN DIGGINGS. 'i The following telegram appears in the Syd ney Morning Herald of the 3rd in t, *nd'rie« commend ra careful perusal to all who think ot going to iliat distant field At present the lead its not struck, either at the rorih cr south end. Two shafts have been bottomed at the southern end, at shallow sinking of eighfy-five fett,; without obtaining gold. It is supposed that the deep ground is inore to tiie fast, where several shafts are now »'.? being sunk. , . : '' There have \been;several large finds, but ihty are all out of the ground in which the gi>ld dust was first struck. JNo shallow sink ing at present found..; Some splendid..«|)?ci- , mens of surface quariz has been found, but,, at prcstiit no reef, ;C1 , Business jmy dull ; our population. ,i 8 dem using, the bulk of them making for'! Lfcmbii»g Flat; during the last threefcwei ks'1 the Otientul Bunk, who are ;ihe only buyers" here at prisent,,liu\e purchased One thousand ounces of gold only."' Lat-t nig...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Border Watch — 20 December 1861
;BOOT AXV . SHOE MAKER. v4' . REINEKE, Boot, and Shoe Matter* 'A*"-hew to inform the'iuhabitants of Wt GainbieKrhat 1»> Ifas'iio'W on Sale in the pte 1 niises adjoining " Mr.'tfolitf/Tuite & ®$0re>. * 'Large Awtfrffment'of ;Colonial/~and English Boots and Shoes, ofnhebeat description, which .t ItQ »ino^-^niDrat^'e^MQde^re/-Bn)^.^ , ,AllrOrder& for-,Newi Boots oriRepairs will, be.punctually attended to. - '12cm jT\ H. SPRINGER, Baker, "Pnstry Cook, &c., (Next Dooi; but One to. the .1 Border Watj^j." .Office,) retui ns his' sincere thanks to his fnpriilsand.customers( for the liberal-support which.he h'as; deceived since he commenced Business' *onvtli(j',M oontv and \vill us^ evciy eSdeavuur 'to iritrit- u continu«, auce of the same/ . '' J Ojders punctually attended to/ond-custom^ era served at^hejr- own:doore^'«.»./. ^ ' l2fm > ^ r - *- *. " r f!i;0 L~LLI s & S T A, Rrk E, vBuilders^GarfenterSj^Cab'net Makers, "= - ."VS heeiwri^htsf&c...
THE BORDER WATCH, Published every Friday morning. FRIDAY, DECEMBER 20TH, 1861. THE MODERN NECROMANCER. [Newspaper Article] — Border Watch — 20 December 1861
THE !nm .. Published every Friday morning. 'J- FRIDAY, DECEMB^B 20TH, J|LE'T;^^B!^TNR NECLIJC^ANGER; Dk. JOHNSON -said ofSbakspeare that he «'exhausted worlds, and , th'eu imagined .. new/' Hew as the modern Necromancer of thfe ttoild pi miiid. Bui Gold Las bein and is the modern Necromanc er of the material world. Let us, however, ppeak somewhat fJtpoie reverentially. An able, writer in the last number of '* The Norib-Briiish Re yie^v', applies; philosophy * to'' the subject. ^!^«ap-/^einber'- the -'gloomy- vaticinations ^'of-on&jpf the profoundist thinkers o( Eng land \aboul eigbttetryears ago/on the sub ject of the supply,of,g6ld, ^ohp Stuart Mill,' in bisgreatwoikon V Political Economy," 'published jsboitly before the golden disco veries of California, foresaw t a mighty ^economical revolution in' the exhaustion of the known gold fields of the world. Scarcely was the woik in the hands of |h$ THINKERS .-the mt n w bo THINK for the^READERS .when the " El Dorado'* bf the hi...
To the Editor of the Border Watch. [Newspaper Article] — Border Watch — 20 December 1861
To the Editor of flit Border Watch. Sir^-to? tjb^ coluthns diBVpled to'. Gene ral News-' ai^upd^r.l^^8^cial heading, of .. iialiari' Brutality, in your last, issue publish an accpunt qf attrociUes. saicL to be commiued byiiPapal Brigands. You gave no amhority-fbr the truth of the state*, men', no voucherforifs authenticity. The account describes the-cbaricter of the,; Italian troops ttsfehivalrou8_and that of the Pupa^BfigandaVever^e, An Arch/, bishop > wan . *in.^rc^las^'lf ";ilppn7'$ie scene to,, heighten the effect and add more;Jest to the; condiment. In fact.!the ^whole; range of melodramatic art is exhaustedto pjove how noble; how pure,how patriotic was the con Id uct'of the onV pttiy as a bright contrast to} "ith'e crujal^-'^'tiio^diHiraty^lipd ^erkioua prdi.1 ,; ceedinga. o(; the oiher^'. d;^ 1 ''I!., '' I pfesum& that what appeared^ in you** journal is an extant from some European jourri||||l(^f it -wouldi you furnish the naipe^nat;We might all kntfw -the source, ...
CORRESPONDENCE. To the Editor of the Border Watch. December 16th, 1861. [Newspaper Article] — Border Watch — 20 December 1861
CORRESPONDENCE, To the Editor of the Border Watch. Decen»berl6th. 1P61. air,-l observed w your lasumpression an insinuation against ttiy character as an hon* est man. A Latin quotation and ihe use of pnjg French phrase appealed in the eyes of Eliza Jane to militete against that lack of scholarship which the inability to sign my name irr.plied. 1. would ask Elba Jane, >fith that piofound deft re nee which I bear to her sex, whether it might not potsibly occur that a person might be incapacitatfd. from signing his liame from other causes lhan ig noiance- whether an accident might wot thaittr the arm'or sickness to unnerve the ... system that ihe essisiai ce of a secretary should beconje absolutely necessary. On n&lt;aiure. ctiis deralior, I feel confident that Eliza Jaiie will do me justice, and cease to instnur a e ought against one who would sacrifice all to maintain the tijpitsof her oider against the encioat hmeut of the >nobbi»hr>ess of pu.se I nud weal ill, as S...
TO CORRESPONDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Border Watch — 20 December 1861
TO COilRESfrdpipiENTS. It is desh'a.ble that communications should be short and)>ithy; ' lengthy articles; do hot "suit our space^matters of local interest are ?«; most acceptable ,M . -- No notice can be taken of anonymous com munications. * _ 1All articles sent for insertion must be authenticated by the name and addres* ;o$ (he . ^riter^noVas a sine quanoil" -f* !* publica tion, but as a guarantee of good faiths V. Correspondent^ are jrarticularly requested , to write on one side of the paper only. .. tj .. ?? .$", ,:-S- .. --ti. . «
TASMANIA. FOURTH AUSTRALIAN CHAMPION RACE. First Day,—Wednesday, Dec. 4. [Newspaper Article] — Border Watch — 20 December 1861
»" TASMANIA. ~ FOUBTH 'i USTR A LI A (J CHAMPION RACE. First Day,-Wednebday, Dec. 4. In coiigeqm nce of the Leavy rain on Turs-. day, (lie races were postponed until this day. 'J he weather was showery in the raomii'g, but cleared up as the day advanced. Ihe roui6e *as es rtmely heavy in consequence of the continuous tain. The attendance was very laigf-tou-ee iiuiatly black with people. His Excellency tile Governor, Sir H.Young, Lady Young,. Colonel Gore Browne and Mrs. B own were presen'. 'ihesi .orts commenced at two o'clock with the FOURTH AOtTBALlANCHAMPION STAKES Cf ICO bovs.each, lmll forfeit, with 500 govs addtd.Open to all the Australian colo nieF, the st cond librae to receive 200 $ov>, and the third 100 govs out of the staktE. Distance, three miles. Mr Henderson ns b h Mormon, 6 yrp, by Premier ... ) Mr Blackwell's b g Shillelagh, aged ... 2 Mr. Blackwell's br c Panic, 4 yrp. (imported) .. 3 Ten horses storied. The racb won easily by Mormon,.cqcliiig in at a canter. Tim...
KAPUNDA. (From our own Correspondent.) Dec. 3rd, 1861. [Newspaper Article] — Border Watch — 20 December 1861
:KAPUNDA. (Flora.our otvn(,Correspondent.) The weatbcr this ^eifc]hri!s oeen very cold. On Monday last the maximum or my ther moiiieteif in; was oWly 58 deg, and minium&9^eg>Farenhrit. Wehad splen djd. iajns pu Suoday- 92 huudriBdtlia of an' incli (eUi:ii?a^u^fu^rxlioiirs, aiid 18.000 more fell in about two hours .on' ^Monday. Thus the: two days rainfail wa^ 1 inch and 10.000. . ;. ;c, Spijb of thfe^ farmers Lave commenced hand'aping* A, gfrent quantity of wheat lias teen cutforbay, as thew heat is so low ii pays better to niak'e it into hay, of which' there is a constant at mand and fair prices given. The mines are progressing 8ii)l} the aver age produce of ofre this " ;tiake*V» is above |He usual rate^ aod the quantity raised is mote. There is little oi1 no boainess doing now, very nnu8i»arher|~for this lime if the season. Mr. Ni Ossie has commenced running be tween her^. andi the Bii.ira Burra. and the fares wbichiywbeu3RSr." Roundsell monopol-* ised the roads was £1 5...
THE GALE AT GUICHEN BAY. [Newspaper Article] — Border Watch — 20 December 1861
THE GALE AT GUICHEN BAY. A correspondent furnishes as wilb the following account of the ^ale, which may g»ve~ our readers sqmeidea of the force wiib.n-biclilifvft* ftll there . ' Robe, December 16.-Nlt>nlay morning. \Ve bave, j^eu visited by oue oi the m isi tfrVifip bq^iiaries 5ver; ^^rienced on this ~*r*r* "" in violence, 'l^wleveryroitiid ,withanxi&lt;*j[j? for the two *u>ol vessels ridinjjr -ib- ^.e Bay., The M Liviogstonj'*; wit h the exception ol about lc^tetie^Ki|^T ? cafjto -of ? wool on |5^ri!^ ..*rhir^ ,tU8 /# Alma"ba 1 not 'Com«» m^ce^|oirfiag,- enef was lytig much far J'it% P% i»5iJrb« iag light, ^ffored far greater remittanceloHhe viplenoe bribe hurricane; .tlia barometer yesterday morning readied . the esiranjely Itiw point pf 28.90, while the aurora shewed 28.80,; which it way safely jjesaid has never been seen ou this coatt fur many many a year. The " Alma'' wis aeeri tobie riding with a sing'e anchor, and shewed signals (wbrich however on ibore weremis...
LOCAL NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Border Watch — 20 December 1861
LOCAL XEWS. AGRICULTURAL, PASTORAL and HOB TICBLTUBAL. ASSOCIATION. - The . l.exl. sh?*? ol produce in connection with the above Society will be held on Wednesday, Febiuary 12lb- The committee! have so arranged, that separate prizes will be awaTded^for both farm and garden produce.' APPOINTMENT.--We learn from the * Gazette," that Mr. Lawrence. Egan has been re-appointed Crown Lands Rapger Ip'r this district. ,?-t last it rained Be&vily'aiW 'incessantly during Itie wholeof that and the following day, and up to a late hour 0.1 the morning of Wednes-. day a siroujt gale;, of ;jwind.. "prevailed. On Thursday, however, the ^ale partially, abated ; but Ntbere is little prospect of amendment at present. PaiCE OF Wheat.-Wheat may now be: :qti'-ted on Mount Gambler at from 3$. 6J to 3s. 8d. RACES.-The Mount Gain bier Raises cpme «ff finrTjiurs^ay next (BoXitig Day) in Mr iSlitchtlVs paddock'. We would remind the sporting community that the,-course lias b^eu - al tered from the G'a*e...
GENERAL NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Border Watch — 20 December 1861
GENERAL CULTIVATION OF BARLEY r*A gentle man who lias jtis.t returned from Victoria suggests 'list tbore is a profitable field of industry openjo Tasmitnians, if disposed to occupy it. He ravs that while we con tinue. the present slovenly "and unscientific etvle of husbandry, wheat can lie e'own in Victoria, South Australia, and California, nt a less cost ihan in this island. But in neither of these places can barleys worth much be raised. It is therefore suggested that more attention should be bestowed on the cultivation of barley and the formation of malting establi'hments; Breweries are scattered all over Victoria, and as mal&lt;i»5? there,i3 n«»t practicable the article now al most exclusively used in English malt. The demand is verv great, and it is thought Tasmanian might entirely supersede Eng lish. Land that will not gtow wheat will grow barley, and suitable' land .will yield ! twice the noraber of\' bushels of barley it would of wheat. Hence ' _th^ economy of the cu...
MEMOIR OF THE LATE MR. WILLIAM WILLS, SECOND IN COMMAND OF THE EXPLORING EXPEDITION. [Newspaper Article] — Border Watch — 20 December 1861
MEMOIR OF THE LATE MR. WILv "LIAM WILLS, SECOND IN COM MAND OF THE "EXPLORING EXPEDITION. , The melancholy .end of William' John Wills has sorrowed the heart and clouded the brow, of every Individual among the host of acquaintances whose esteem >nd ;reg8rd he had won for himselT since his arrival*in tbis colony*Alllbat could he reasonably hoped foflrom the exercise of the roost reliable energy, perseverance, spirited enterprise, and enthusiastic devo aion to science, which were combined in the lamented subject of the brief memoir has How perished. William John "Wills, the second inkcrm* -piand of the unfortunate Exploring Expe dition, whose triumphs and" calamities we have already recorded, had shut reached his gevtn-and-twentieth year. He arrived in this, colony in January, 1853, ,by the Janjfct Mitchjell. His tatberwas a physuran at Tcitness, in Devonshire, the hero of .the xnetn^ir^was, designed to pursue the study of tbe same profession. With ibis object in ' .vtgwV'yoon^Will...
MOSQUITO PLAINS. December 17th, 1861. [Newspaper Article] — Border Watch — 20 December 1861
MOSQUITO PLAINS. December 17 th, 1861. G B. Scot', E&lt;q., held the usual month y Couri here to d.ay.^Pfte business Was liith1* Edwin UknoJatl sued Mortimer New for recovery of * ch«*que, value £lo 10s. 10&lt;J. which--ljVlj«»d-entrusted lohira in a letter, wiih instructions to have posted au-J regbfrr&: Putiriiilf not appearing was nun jetted, and 84s. travelling - expenses was/ awarded to defendant. J. trost v. J, Lind": i: si'y - Claim jf'3 =5-.^..^ bourt.' Mr. Lindsay payino- plaintiff in full. Mr. H. Smith applied for leave to erect a re> ireehmentbooth pn;iace*course during race?, and keep open house dutipg the night. Granted. ' ' V'- ;/' '. ; Theweaiher, has been unusuallycold and squally for the! pafet thre* or:four1 days, and , yery^o^ious.raina, have fallen!' l*h'e^: dldest' inhabitant^does[nt riimemb ever witnessing such weatber in DeWnaberV^ j v >
ANOTHER WRECK AT GUICHEN BAY. THE "LIVINGSTON" ASHORE. ALL HANDS SAVED. [BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH.] Tuesday morning, 12 o'clock. [Newspaper Article] — Border Watch — 20 December 1861
ANOTHER WRECK AT GUICHEN BAY.1 . / i TI1E " L1V1K G STON" ASH ORE IIAI^SAVED: | , ,[BY ELI^FRIC TSLEGRAPH.] *- ' TUESDAY MORIHUG, 12 o'clock The Gale ' still continues. The ship '* LU'ingstuno^ a»horer with over l&lt;ro thou* i Itand fottf hundred bales oT woo! on board. Wool Will besavedwilh but little damage., if the wind shifts to the westward. All Lands »avtd by life-boal uader commaud ^ of Fergus Fullertoq._ ; A Ikier telegram informs us lhatthe .4 Livingston" (is embedded in^sai.d, bul still boldiagj together, . Blowing- hard, Guichen Bay, j « Thursday evening 8 ufclock. ~XuTngston"::i8 a total wrietk. Starboard side stoveiin*_ They are'getting cargo out oiiier^ih a damaged cotsdiitidtv She Vill sooq| gotoi-ieces. !.;
A BLACK AFFAIR. [Newspaper Article] — Border Watch — 27 December 1861
A BLACK AFFAIR In ihe"New York IJurald'* of July 22 we read!-The schooner Sr J, Waiing, of lirook" haven, Smith, master, hence for Monte Video, July 4, with an assoned cargo, came up to the city this afternoon, and we ga her the following- -On the third day out froni port on sbe 7th-when 150 milts from Sandy &lt;Hook, in lati. 38, Ion. 69, was brought to by a pri vateer brig Jeff I> nip, who sent a boatful' of men alongside, and ordered the rap'a^n of the schooner to haul down the United States' flag and declared her a prize to; he Con ede ate Slates of America. They ransacked the; vessel and took from her what they wan ed, such as charts, quadrant, provisions, ciockery, &c., and alter returning to 'he schooner the second time, they put a prize crew of five men on board without arm*, atid took away Captain Francis Smith, the two mates, and two seamen, leaving the steward, two geatnen, and Mr Bryce Mackinnou, a passenger, on board.' The prize c ew were * JViontague...