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Kalgoorlie Volunteer Fire Brigade. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 9 April 1896
Kalgoorlie Volunteer Fire Brigade. A meeting of the committee and mem bers of the above was held at the Australian Hotel on Thursday evening, 2nd inst., Mr Lee in the chair. Messrs Myles. Knowles, Fitzgerald, Temple, Krugger, antl six other members were present. The following resolutions were carried : (1.) That the offer of the Town Council to grant the use of allotment No. 66 to the V.F.B. until such time as the Council re quired the same be accepted. (2.) That the Warden be approached in reference to a letter received by the V.F.B. from the De partment of Lands and Surveys re a per manent site for the Brigade Station, and that his co-operation and sympathy with the object in view be asked. (3.) That the Chairman, Hon Secretary and Mr Myles interview the Warden on the foregoing matter as soon as convenient. (4.) That Mr Thompson act as lieutenant during the absence of Lieutenant Fitzgerald for about two months. (5.) 1 hat Mr Fits gerald, during his visit to the colonies, obtain pr...
Kalgoorlie Police Court. THURSDAY, APRIL 2. (Before Messrs R. D. Thompson and Capt. Oats, J's.P.) [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 9 April 1896
Kalgoorlie Police Court. ,THURSDAY, APRIL 2. (Before Me,:rs R. D. Thompson and Capt. Oats, J's.P.) Peter Fox was charged with being drunk in Hannan-street on the previous evening. Accused said he had made a fool of himself, but asked the Bench to consider that it was on April Fool's day. Fined Ss. Annie Cosh was charged with having on her unlicensed premises certain liquors, to wit, whiskey, beer, brandy, and wine, reasonably suspected of being sold and dis posed of illegally. Mr Henning prosecuted, and Mr Hare defended. Corporal Bonnor deposed to making a search of the premises of Mrs Cosh on morn ing of March 23. Accused was in bed. Witness read the warrant and searched the premises. Under the counter he found beer and whiskey. In Mrs Cosh's bedroom he found several cases of whisky and some loose bottles of brandy. While searching, Mrs Cosh said to him, " Don't take it all. You've got enough I have got three children to keep down below, and I have to do some thing to make a living...
Warden's Court. THURSDAY, APRIL 2. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 9 April 1896
Warden's Court. THURSDAY, APRIL 2. Rayner v. Sternberg.-Claim for £8 13s 4d. expenses on working lease 2526, or forfei ture of defendant's share in default. No ap pearance of defendant.-Order made that defendant pay all calls due with costs within 7 days, or, in default, that his shares be sold by auction to pay such calls and costs. \Rayner v. Forman.-Olaim for £7 Gs 8d in respect of same lease.-A similar order was made. Charra v. Cusick and others.-Application for forfeiture of lease 188. Mr Henning for the plaintiff, Mr Pilkington for the defen dant Cusick.-Adjourned till April 14. De fendant to pay the costs of the adjournment. Gillingham v. Lane.-Application for for feiture of lease 20C0. Mr Pilkington for plaintiff : no appearance of defendant. The Warden found that the lease was liable to forfeiture for non-compliance with the labor covenants, and recommended forfeiture accordingly. Gillingham v. Bower.-Application for forfeiture of lease 829, for non-compliance with the labo...
Kalgoorlie Town Council SPECIAL MEETING. RETENTION OF THE TOWN CLERK. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 9 April 1896
Kalgoorlie Town Council SPECIAL MEETING. RETENTION OF THE TOWN CLERK. A special meeting cf the Kalgoorlie Town Council was held on Saturday afternoon at 5.30 p.m., there being present the Mayor and Crs Lee, Nethercott, Fimister, and Tinley. LEAVE OF ABSENCE. The Mayor asked for three months' leave of absence, as he wished to go to London. The Council unanimously complied with the request. FORTNIGHTLY MEETINGS. On the motion of Cr Nethercott, seconded by Cr Fimister, it was resolved that for the future meetings should be held fortnightly instead of monthly. FOOTPATHS AND ROADWAYS. At the suggestion of the Mayor it was agreed that the Town Clerk should go to Coolgardie to get information regarding the formation of the footpaths and roads of the township, and it was further resolved on the motion of Cr Lee, seconded by Cr Fimister. that applications be invited for the position of engineer and surveyor for three months for the purpose of supervising the making of roads aid footpaths. TH...
The Kalgoorlie-Menzies Railway. COOLGARDIE PROTESTING. A ROWDY MEETING. THE "KALGOORLIE MINER" ATTACKED. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 9 April 1896
The Kalgoorlie-Menzies Railway. COOLG &RDIE PROTESTING. A ROWDY MEETING. THE " KALGOORLIE MINER " ATTACKED. (By OUR SPECIAL REPORTER.) The recent activity displayed by the Kal goorlie residents in endeavoring to secure the survey and construction of the railway from Kalgoorlie to Menzies has aroused much feel ing in Coolgardic. Meetings of the Municipal Council and the Chamber of Mines have been held, and on Saturday night an open air meeting, convened by the Mayor (Mt A. W. MacDonald) took place in Bayley street, outside the Victoria Hotel. There was a large attendance, nearly 2000 persons being present. The Mayor and the gentlemen selected to speak were grouped on the balcony, and shortly after 8 o'clock the proceedings were begun by the Mayor advancing to the rails for the purpose 6f reading a telegram from Mr. Cumming, of Menzies, advocating the starting of the railway from Coolgardie. The appearance of the Mayor was the signal for a great outburst of groans, hoots, and ...
PUBLIC MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 9 April 1896
PUBLIC MEETING. On Saturday evening, a meeting of rate payers and the public was held in Quigley's Hall, to obtain an expression of opinion with reference to the dismissal of the Town Clerk. A meeting was held in the hall earlier in the evening with reference to the Brunnerton Colliery Disaster. Owing to a variety of circumstances the attendance at this meet ing was not large, and on its conclusion shortly aftev 8 o'clock the Town Clerk read the notice convening the meeting regarding Municipal affairs, the Mayor, who presided at the previous meeting, retaining the chair. The Mayor said it was now half-past eight o'clock and so few people had put in an ap pearance. He thought the meeting should fall through, as it was advertised to be held at 8.30 o'clock. Mr Miles said that if the meeting waited ten minutes a large number of ratepayers no doubt would put in an appearance. The Mayor : Are you a ratepayer 1 Mr Miles : I am. Mr Linton said by his watch it was only twenty minutes past e...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 9 April 1896
K ANOWNA HOTEL T. DOYLE, Proprietor. Only the best brands of Wines and Spirits kept on the Premises. First-class Mineral Waters manu factured on the premises. BILLIARDS: Accommodation for Travellers a Speciality. Good Stabling. Horses and Buggies always ready. N.B.-T. Doyle having secured the, above Hotel, hopes by strict attention to business to merit the patronage of his numerous friends and the public generally. First-Class Billiard Table; First Class Piano; Best Concert-Room in W.A. THE KALGOORLIE SALOON 3iANNAN-STRRDT, now open, and a plentiful supply of WINES, BEER and CORDIALS Is always on hand. An inspection invited. CHAS. F. SPEED, Proprietor. E. A ILLINGHA ROYAL MAIL HOTEL, HAYES' FIND. None but the best Wines, Beers and Spirits on hand. Good accommodation for travellers. There is a Store attached to the Miotel MULLED ALE AoD PORTER, HOT SPICED WINE, 9d. PER GLASS, AT JG. ALDERDICE'S (Late L. GEoGHEGAN) BLACK SWAN SALOON, KALGOORLIE. H FEIN, Prince of Wales Bar and H. Dini...
CYCLING. THE ADELAIDE EASTER CARNIVAL. ADELAIDE, April 5. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 9 April 1896
CYCS.ING. THE ADELAIDE EASTER CARNIVAL. [BY TELEGRAPH.] ADELAIDE, April 5. The cycling races drew a large attendance on Saturday. The results weret NOVICE RACE..--Phydic 1, Hobbs 2, Trudgeon 3. FIeST COAss MILE AND HALF.-Martin (America) 1, Snell 2, Davies 3. SECoND CLAsS MILE aNw HAZY:-Taylor 1, Chester 2, Fauser 8. Hfat MILE. -Raye 1, Biekford 2, Rusaek EASTER GIFn.-Taylor 1, Bergstrom 2, Daudel 3.
THE ONKAPARINGA RACES. ADELAIDE, April 6. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 9 April 1896
*THE OIKAPAUINGA' RACES. [Br TELEGRAPH4] (FROM OUR SPECIAL REt'RESk NTATIVE.) ADELAIDE, April -. The Onkaparinga races took place to day. The weather wtas dull, but 6nly a few slight showers, of rain fell. The attendance was very large. The feature of the meeting was the success of the Victorian horses, as they annexed the Hurdles, the Cup, the Great Eastern Steeple, the TrialStakes, and the Tills Railway Stakes, only two small events, the Amateur Steeple and the Selling Race, falling to South Australian repre sentatives. The following are the results: HANDICAP HURDLE RAcE, Of 400sov ; second horse 80sove; third horse 40sovs. About 2 miles. Geometry, 10st (Carey)... ... 1 Ensign, 40st (Beveridge) 2 Durable, 9st 21b,(Bole ... 3 Geometry led from end to end, winning by six lengths. Time, 8min 46see. In vested in the totalisator, £8,298 10s; dividend, lOs 4d. TRIAL STAKES. Disparity (Saunders .... ....1 Princess of Wales (Northway) 2 Conscript. (Didswell) ... ... 3 Won by two lengths c...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 9 April 1896
gTREET, THE OLDEST ESTABLISHED BUSINESS ON THE FIELDS. VLb Wf HENTXm WHOLESALE & RETAIL GROCERS, CLOTHIERS, IRONMONGERS, HOUSE FURNISHERS, WINE, BEER, & SPIRIT MERCHANTS, And GENERAL IMPORTERS. Our Mr. FIMISTER has just returned from the Eastern Colonies, where he has been making most Extensive Purchases, and we are prepared to let our Customers have the full benefit of same at the lowest possible rates. A large stock of Mining and other Timber, C.G. and P. Iron, and Mining Materials of all kinds just to hand. Specially selected for the Goldfields: THE NEW PATENT WEATHERBOARD, Over 50,000 feet landing; much cooler than Iron for Residences. Wines, Beer, and Spirits, all the most popular brands in the market, by case or gallon at lowest prices. PROMPT DISPATCH & PERSONAL ATTENTION. GOODS DELIVERED DAILY TO ALL THE PRINCIPAL MINES. NOTE OUR NOTTO: dd Quality Is tihe test of cheapness " Agents for the famous Swan Brewery Beer. Pl'inged and published by 8. E. Hoco...
Coolgardie News. COOLGARDIE, April 5. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 9 April 1896
Coolgardie News. (rzox OUR OWN cORRESPONDENT.) COOLGARDIE. April 5. A movement is on foot to raise a large fund for the sufferers of- the Brunnerton disaster. A preliminary meeting' was held yesterday afternoon when about 480 was subscribed by ten gentlemen. The 'matter was referred to at the railway meeting last night, and Messrs Thompson and Vosper made a pathetic appeal to the large audience for practical assistance. The Macdonald-Moran dispute is being extensively aired in the local press.' Mr Moran is greatly incensed at-the Mayor's statement that he is working for the Kal goorlie to Mensles route, ad lie has re taliated by a nunber of allegations which are of a rather damaging nature. Messrs 3. F. Moore and Leslie A. Norman are candidates for the approaching Munici-, pal election. Michael Caurwanand Edward Maker were charged at the Police Court yesterday morn ing with disorderly conduct and refusing to pay their train fare at' Reen's Soak on the 2nd instant. The evidence showe...
Mining Notes. WHITE FEATHER REWARD. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 9 April 1896
Mining Notes. WHITE FEATHER REWARD. The following is taken from the report submitted at the half-yearly meeting on February 14: The company was registered on August 25th, 1894, to acquire the mine locally known as McAuliffe's Leases, at the White Feather, for the discovery of which a Reward claim was granted in accordance with the Gold Fields' Act. The property having been transferred to the company, the 1 purchase was completed on August 29th. 1894. In January, 1895, the directors having learned that the West Australian Gold Fields, Ltd., had acquired the Golden Eagle property viz., (Claims 255 and 256) at the White Feather containing an extension of the " Reward" Claim Reef, deemed it advisable to acquire these claims-the price being 10,000 fully paid shares. The extent of the " Golden Eagle" property is 24 acres, comprising about 2,000 feet on the line of the reef, and there is no doubt that this addition has greatly increased the value of the company's property, and that the pur...
Mining Notes. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 9 April 1896
Mining Notes. Haxuiana Reward mine is being watched with a good deal of Interest now the cross cuts at the 20tit and BOCft ltels are lieing run in. It is expected that the lode at both levels will be struck very shortly. The Brown Hill mill is being gradually got into full work, and to-day the full plant will be running on ore. The numbers of little 'alterations that had to be made after the mill was set running have, it is thought, been effected, and within a few days the whole plant willie running smoothly. Charlie Temple, who hadenabgrise during the Broken Hillsilver boom, has arrived and made a start prospecting the tountry. He has grown tired of the tiactirity of life in Adelaide, and like all who take up the work of opening up new fields he could not rest until be bad tried his luck in the new El Dorado. The Brown Hill mill was running com pletely for sometime on Wednesday, but is still hardly in full swing owing to the change in the weathermakingivitomewhat difficult to prope...
V.A.T.C. MEETING. MELBOURNE, April 5. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 9 April 1896
V.A.T.O. MEETING. MRLBOURnE, April 5. The V.A.T.C. meeting was held on Satur day with the following results: TRIAL STAKES. Delos ..... .. .... ... I Mencia ... ... .. . 2 Little King . ... ... ... . HURDLE RACE. Here's Luck ... ... ... 1 Lord Byron ... ... ... 2 (reatiano... ... ... 3 EASTER HANDICAP. Tinstreata... ... ... ... 1 Straightfire ... ... ... 2 Pickles ... .... ... ... . STEEPLECHASE. Romance ... ... .... ... 1 Norman ... ... ....... 2 Barratta . ..... ... ... 3 SELLING RACE. Bozton ... .... ... I Marshal Ney ... ... ... 2 Bahonald... ... ... ... . BRIGHTON HANDICAP. Budgerie ... ... ... ... I Martina ... .... ... ... 2 Cobolt. ... ... ... ... 3
SECOND DAY. (BY TELEGRAPH.) SYDNEY, April 6. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 9 April 1896
SECCND DAY. (nY TELEGRAPH.) SYDNEY. April 6. The second day's races were numerously attended to.day. The following are the results: FLYING HANDICAP, Six furlongs. W. F. Cortland's Courallie, lost (J. De laney) ... . . . . 1 fesking's Dora, 7st 11b (Nation) ... 2 Raynor's Aures, Sat 121b (Gainsford) ... 8 Betting: 5 to 1 against Little Agnes and The Captain, 6 to 1 Courallie, 7 to 1 San Marco and Allicore, 12 to I the others. Conrallie won by a head from Dora, who beat Aurea by a similar distance. Time, Imin ISsec. MAIDEN STAKES. One mile and a quarter. W. Long's Patron, 7st (Etheridge) ... I Cook's The Meiry Boy, 1st.I8ib (Delaney) 2 O'Brien's ITihester, Sst 21b (Callinan) ... 3 Betting, 2 to I against Merry Boy; 8 to 1 patron; 6 to I Moss Vale; 6 to I Snapshot. Won easily by a length, ORAMPAGNE STAKES. Six furlongs. Bailey's Coil, Oat 61b, including lO1b pen alty (Huxley) ... I Mrs Gannan's (ouzar, Sst 71b (Delaney) 2 J. Wilson's Newhaven Sat Bib, including 1016 penalty (BEtteriige...
NEWS FROM THE SOUTH SEAS. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 9 April 1896
NEWS FROM THE SOUTH SEAS. The Tarewine has arrived from the Islands towitng the `German barque Woosung, which was driven aehore at Lapa Island abandoned, b: t was pur chased by Mr Clare for £15. Mr Clare repaired and sold her to the Union Company for £400. The news from the Islands shows that on March 9 a heavy gale passed over Fiji and the' Friendly Islands. The barque West Australian was blown ashore at Tappi in thelast hurrican, and floated off, then she was again blown ashore and now remains fast.
MENZIES. MENZIES, April 7. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 9 April 1896
MENZIES. (FROM OUR OWN OORREBPONDENT.) [By TarLGaZnUr.] MaNZsas, April 7. The Jockey Club. held their first meeting yesterday. The weather was glorious, and 700 people were present. Three of the local police force, who are down with sickness, are progres sing favorably. The force has been supplemented by a constable from Coolgordie. A rich find is reqorted from the Monnt Margaret district, but the pros pectors are very reticent on the subject of the exact locality. Another operator -in the telegraph offioc is down with fever.