07 January, 2014

January 7 Pumpkin Beetles!!!!

1858
100 pounds and free pardon to any accomplice was offered by the Chief Secretary’s office from the government for information as to the murders of Hugh McLean and Robert Dunlop who were found murdered between Dunolly and Jones Creek.

1875
60oz nugget was found at Jones’ Creek only 14ft from the surface, sold to the London Chartered Bank.

1910
It was reported that Pumpkin Beetles were doing a great deal of damage to the plants and flowers in and around Dunolly.

1934
At the annual meeting of the Dunolly Progress Association Mr Strafford was reelected president, with the balance sheet showing receipts of 28 pounds.

1934
Messers Williams and Kinsman who have been prospecting near Wild Duck halfway between Dunolly and Eddington, have struck payable gold.

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