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THE SOUDAN OPERATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 9 April 1896
THE SOUDAN OPERATIONS. The Dervishes have re-cut the tele graph wire, and a large force are assembled on the Assoun to Berber road. They are preparing to attack the ligyptiau troops, who at present occupy entrenchedj bsitious. Lieu t - General `Sir Redvers Bully - ,` , is likely to take com man e troops in the Soudan in Autumn. Dervishes are assembling at Firket Kokret.
COMMERCIAL TRAVELLERS' CONFERENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 9 April 1896
COMMEROIAL TRAVELLERS' CONFERENCE. The annual conference of the United Commercial Iravellers' Asso ciation was held .to-day, when 13 delegates were present, representing New South Wales, South Australia, and Victoria. It was decided that a scheme of federation already estab lished, as far as the Association of New South Wales, South Australia, and Victoria were concerned, should be confirmed. It was decided to pro test against the New Zealand annual license fee of £50 on commercial travellers from the other colonies, such action being regarded as unfriendly, and the Association respectfully urged that it was not only unneighborly but impolitic.
Correspondence. [The Editor does not hold himself responsible for the opinions expressed by correspondents.] THE TOWN CLERKSHIP. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 9 April 1896
Correspondence. [The Editor does not hold himself respon sible for the opinions expressed by cor respondents.] THE TOWN CLERKSHIP. TO THE EDITOR. Sxn-IlHerring to your leading article in this morning's issue I notice you say that the dismissal of the Town Clerk. cannot be dealt with by the Council unless I am present, as otherwise the meeting would not be a-" full " one. This version of the resolution I en tirely disagree with. It was the distinct understanding arrived at, at the last meeting that the .dismissal should be, dealt with finally at the next Council meeting, at which Crs McKenzie and Roberts will be present. The word "full," as applied to a meeting of the Council, means the full available attendance. I think this version of the proceedings will be borne oat by every councillor present.-I am, &c., JOHN WILSON, Mayor. Kalgoorlie. April 0,
THE MENZIES RAILWAY QUESTION. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 9 April 1896
THE MENZIES RAILWAY QUESTIQY. .1O THE EDITOR. Sir--Coolgardie as usual is folk wing in the wake of Kalgoorlie. The Kenztes ras.W way question is the latest example of "follow' my leader.?' As imitation is the sincerest flattery no ono here will object to our neigh bour displaying an eagerness to tread In our footsteps. What I for one object to is the misrepresentation by which it is sought to damage the interests of this district, find' with it the interests of the colony as a whole, in order to gratify the vice of selfishness. Coolgardle people overlook the fact that the big boy soinetinies coaxes to the ehd of* his growth suddenly, whilst the smaller boy? speedilyovertops him. This will be found to be the case with Kalgoorlie, whichalready bids fair to overtake Coolgardie in .commer cial, as it has alresidydone in uining impoi tancee 'The meeting which was held in Cool gardie on Saturday was "sound andi fury, signifying nothing." The Mayor was a nonentity and was not listened to. ...
PORTA V. PARSONS. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 9 April 1896
PORTA V. PARSONS. In the matches Porta v. Parsons in the Half a Mile, Porta went off in front at the start, Parsons hanging on to his hind wheeL At 100yds from home Parsons put on speed and beat the Italian by a length. Time, 1min 18 2-hsec. In the one mile Paisons seemed likely to wilt easily, but Porter came with, a big rush at the finish and beat him' bi the post by a a few inches. Time, 2min b2sed. The Two-mile Scratch Race between Parsons and Porta was the last on the card. The men were 'aoed by tandems and triplets. After a dlose finish Parsons, won by a length and a half. Time-4 min. 86 and 2-5th sec.
THE DRUIDS' GREAT WHEEL RACE. [BY TELEGRAPH.] MELBOURNE,, April 6. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 9 April 1896
THE DRUIDS' GREAT WHEEL RACE. [BY TELEGRAPH.] MELBOURNE,, April 6. The Druids' Demonstration furnished some capital bicycle sport at the Ex-, hibition this afternoon. The principal, event was the Druids' Great Wheel Race of £200, two miles, which resulted as follows : First Heat. H. Bickford, 180yds ... ... 1 R. Fraser, 200yds ... ... 2 Won by twolengths. Time, 4min53 2.5sec. Second Beat. W. J. Galmer, 200yds ... ... 1 W. Mathews, 140yds ... ... 2 Won by a dozen inches. Time, 4min 46 4-5sec Third Heat. R. Lewis, 30yds ... ... ... 1 H. Beeson, lOyds... ... ... 2 Won by a length and a half. Time, 4min Sisec. Fourth Heat. A. Harris, 100yds ... ... I C. Porta, 30yds ..... .... 2 Won by a length. Time, 4min 35see. Fifth Heat. F. Fontaine, 210yds ... ...1 J. Hogan, 250yds ... ... 2 Won by two lengths. Time, 4min 56ser. Sixth Heat. W. T. Scott, 250ydB ... ...; .A. M. Matterson, 1i0yds ... ... 2 Won by a dozen yards. Time: 4 min 48 and 2-5th see. PINAL HEAT. H. Bickford, Adelaide,18Oyds... ...
CRICKET. COLLEGE MATCH. MELBOURNE, April 5. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 9 April 1896
CRICKET. COLLEGE MATCH. (Br TELEGRAPH.) &ELBOUBHrE, April 6. A two days cricket match between teams representing St Peter'sCollege, Adelaide, and Wesley College, Melbourne, was cominenced on.Saturday. The Wesley College team went in first, and made 130 the top scorers being F. Whatmurr 32, S. HIaghes 24, F. Osboine (not out)- 29. For St. Peter's C: 8. Tooms made 40, J. Brackmore (not out) 58, 8. Ra Heseltine (not out) 82. Shortlyr before the stumps were drawn three wickets were ldst for 160. Hoankr, April 11. The annual cricket match North v. South commenced yesterday. The following are the scores SOUTH. Burn ... ..... ..... 0 Maxwell ....... . ..... 0 Dodds . ...... . ... ... 2 McCallum. .... .... ..... Jtinghain ..... ... ... 46 Gatehouse . .... ... .... 4 Butler ... ... ... ... 15 Watt .... .... .... ... 1 Vanting ... ... ... ... 85 Gibson ...0.... .... ....O Reeves, not out ... .... . ... 27 Sundries .. .... ... 28 NOnTH. J. H. Savingney... ... ... 22 W. H. Savingney ......
Easter Monday at Kanowna. A GREAT SUCCESS. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 9 April 1896
Easter. Monday at Kanowaa. A GREAT SUCCESS. (BY OUR SPECIAL REPORTER.) Kanowna is always to the fore during the .holiday season, and a visit to the Feather on a sports day is always well repaid. The athletic sports held on Monday werelikethose on New Year' Day-an unqualified success, reflecting much credit pn the committee and officers. After the late rains the town had.a most prepossessing appearance, and the Recreation Ground was in capital order. The course is specially well adapted for the use to which it is put, but the committee took much trouble to have the' ground in a specially good state Monday was a perfect day for a sports gathering, and as a conseqtence there was an attendance of about a thousand persons, soine of whom came from Xalgoorlie and other places. The committee were Messrs Flynn, Dwyer, Lowes, lye, Robertsoii, and Kenyon. Dr Browne was hon treasuner, and Mr %larry Wallis hon secretary. All these gentlemen worked hard to make everything run smoothly, but of cou...
N.S.W. MINERAL RETURNS. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 9 April 1896
N.S.W. MINERAL RETURNS.' The records for 1895 show that the total values of mineral products for the year was £4,551,018, a decrease of £504,118 upon the value of minerals raised in 1894. The aggregate value of minerals produced in the colony to end of 1895 was £1,138,888,865. The increases during the year were . Gold, £159,211 ; shale, £43,437; copper, £67,404 ; chrome, £712 ; opal; £315; cobalt, £16 ; sun dry minerals, £3745. The decreases were: Silver, £12,292; silver lead and ores, £634,526; coal, £60.426 r tin, £48,754; iron, £1549; antimcny, £12,483; manganese, £34; oxide iron and pig iron, £321]; lead. pig, £68 ; limestone flux, £1129; alominite, £120; fireclay, £5; marble, £8. The yield of gold for the year was the highest reached since 1873.
COAL HEATING. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 9 April 1896
COAL HEATING. Another case of coal heating has occurred on board the barque Morna at Newcastle. She was waiting to load a enrgo of Wallsend coal. She took in 300 tons of Wallsend coal at Sydney for shipping. The Captain considered the temperature so high that he deemed it his duty to demand a survey, which will be made of the ship. I The Morna has discharged a portion of the stiffening in which she was heated, and is now out of danger.