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WARDEN'S COURT.

Fbidat, Sbpiembeb 6. . . (Before E. H. Carew, Esq., Warden.) Hugh Webb applied for an occupation license, under section 60 of the Mining Act, 1886, of six acres of part of section 1, block 5, Mount Hyde.—The application was refused. Oharles M'Queen applied to exchange licensed holding, section 3, block 5, Mount Hyde, for a gold mining lease.—Mr Holmes app.ared in support of the application, and stated that the proper notices had been posted on the land.—Granted. Mr M'Queen, per Mr A. J. Burns, applied for protection of the above section for three months in order to complete arrangements for commencing working.—Granted. John M'Kay and others applied for a licensed holding of thirty acres at Fiddlers Gully; a water-race of six miles at Peat Moss Bill; and a dam of an area of three acres at Fiddlers Gully.—Mr Barclay appeared for the applicant. —The Warden eaid he saw no objection to the application being granted, but ss the locality was in the district of Mr Warden Wood, the formal granting would be deferred until October 4, in order to enable Mr Wood to be communicated with. John Wells applied for a licensed holding of Rection 2, block 5, Mount Hyde, containing 29a 2r. The application was adjourned until October 4, as the applicant was not certain that the eec4bn mentioned was the one he wanted. William Docherty (for whom Mr Thornton appeared) applied for a mineral prospecting license at Wet Jacket Arm.—The application was granted for twelve months at a rental of Id per acre. , ~ > William Docherty also made application to surrender mineral prospecting license ove* 640 acres at Dusky Sound. —Mr Thornton appeared in support of the applic .tion.—The Warden said he bad no jurisdiction, and could not deal with the matter, as there was no provision in the Act for accepting surrender of licenses. Henry Temple Hariis (for whom Mr Thornton appeared) applied for a mineral prospecting license over 610 acres at Dusky Sound.—Tho application was lefused, Mr Docbeity's surrender of the same ground not having beeu accepted.

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WARDEN'S COURT., Evening Star, Issue 8006, 7 September 1889

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WARDEN'S COURT. Evening Star, Issue 8006, 7 September 1889

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