Our correspondent wires : Andrew, Sharpe, miner, charged with passing a valueless cheque amounting to £3, with intent to defraud Messrs H. Craig and Co., was convicted and ordered to come up for sentence when called upon. A Chinaman who had both legs broken was brought into the local hospital yesterday from a sluioing claim at Post Office Creek.
The Molyneux River at the Beaumont ia about 16ft above its normal height, being higher, in fact, than it has been at any time within the last six years.
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LAWRENCE ITEMS., Evening Star, Issue 10451, 22 October 1897