30 April, 2017

April 30



1881 The Queen's Birthday, Company cleaned off to-day, and from 980 tons. Crushed obtained 689 oz., 18 dwt.-of smelted gold.

1881 A miner, named Peter Moble, a Frenchman, has committed suicide by hanging himself in his hut at Mosquito Flat. A neighbour, named Jungonson, having noticed that deceased did not make his appearance, went into his hut this afternoon and found the body suspended from the roof. He at once gave information to the police.

 1938 It was decided to hold a Queen Competition to aid the Dunolly Hospital, with Queens selected from Dunolly, Bealiba and Tarnagulla.

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