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MOONLIGHT.

(FROM OCE OWH COBRESPOSDEHT.) April 14, 1873. Since my last, mining matters have been improving. Two shares in the Nil Desperandum claim changed hands at a very high figure, and shareholders are now busy putting in a cross drive to cut the back run of gold and work both sides of their main tunnel in a face. I also hear that two or three tunnelling claims in Moke Creek are now on gold. The Big Slip party have made good progress since their ground was dried by the deepening of the well, which they expect to reach in a few weeks, and to get good returns. The Red, White, and Blue claim (owned by Messrs Jenkins, Bell, Tremayne, and Reid), is yielding very fairly, and the party inter d putting on another truck, so that they can work both the front and back runs at the same time. The contractors for the new track to Upper Moonlight are progressing well with their work, and expect to have it finished in a month or six weeks. We have not yet had a visit from our representative, but we anticipate one, so as to let him know our requirements, as the Provincial Council meets early next month.

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MOONLIGHT., Lake Wakatip Mail, Issue 753, 16 April 1873

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MOONLIGHT. Lake Wakatip Mail, Issue 753, 16 April 1873

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