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New Goldfields in Australia.

The newß'receiv^d'fronrthe-NytiUagine this week (say^ the;?VW [ .. < A.<BeTOKtr of March 27th),-is most «t»rtling. $M*tan has found abed of gold four inches thick, s at a depth of ,froni~ls~to 20 Jeet in the . conglomerate:. load produces lOOoz., and it takes atx>ut a week to obtain a loadw -Beaton^, supposed to have made IOOOoz in the last two months. Two more large nugget] have.>been found in the Mosquito Creek, one of 300z., and , the other, of 20oz. ■*,/,, ■ The discovery of a gold-field surpassing in richness anything hitherto, found is ; reported from Western, Australia.;; The ' district;, 50 miles by \ 20^ in y extend is „■ situated 230 milea from Onslow, whence itis reached by a good road abounding in ■■ f water and grass.'in A. telegramjdated Perth ' April 12, speaks of the matter as follows: : "Great excitementr iprevails^.throughout • ; I the colony in connection with an extensive! gold disoovery, at Ashburton. A tele*:; :; gram from that field states that; Messrs p Wilson, Ford,, and Pat Brosnahan claim to have obtained IOOOoz. of gold 200.-i miles from here,. and X 5 mil<w. from the river. .The informanthahdliid^tnei but had no means of testing 1W t 'itoSight, though there is no doubt, tliat'fche^neld is a big one, Mr Wilson, who is a pwctical miner, says it is the richest hS f™jtf ever seen. The a;old found consists '■ of litiggeta and coarse jrold. " s*' 'r-~:

On the Tth March, tho London " Echo " ha<l the following notice:—" Now Zealand'! Governor, the Earl of Qoslow, is 37t0-dfflfl^

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New Goldfields in Australia., Ashburton Guardian, Volume vii, Issue 2420, 3 May 1890

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New Goldfields in Australia. Ashburton Guardian, Volume vii, Issue 2420, 3 May 1890

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