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The Gem Mine. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 25 March 1889
The Gem Mine. THE engine and winding gear lately ereoted oh the Gem (late the Bobbie Burne) mine made a trial etart on Friday last.¡; Evérthing went smoothly and well, to the entire satisfaction of the manager (Mr. Morrison) and all concerned. Messrs. Pinkerton and Paul are the .contractors for the plant's erection, and deserve credit for the way which they have accomplished their task. Altogether this may be considered one of the neatest plantB on the Barrier._
Frightfully Mangled. MELBOURNE, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 25 March 1889
Frightfully Mangled. I_ _ MELBOURNE, Monday. _ While stepping ont of the train at South Melbourne, a servant girl named Margaret Mercy fell between the carriage and the station platform, cutting one of her legs off beneath the knee, and crushing the other fearfully. She was at once taken to the hospital, were both were amputated above the knee. She is still in a very bad condition, but her life is not despaired [of- " O; . ? . -
Theatre Royal. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 25 March 1889
PaiNcrPALpT,;noïdoubt, through a change in the means of enlisting popular support, the management of the Travers-Vale Dra- matic Company succeeded in attracting an excellent house to witness the initial presentation.of . " The Cannon's Mouth," at the. Theatre. Boyal, on Saturday night. The drama is one of Mr. Travers-Vale'B own composition, and the writer certainly cannot ' be accused of . being ignorant of the intense love of the present day for startling'Sensations. Throughout this appears /to - have been kept before; the dramatist's eye. so that it is not ' surpris- ing if here" and there probabilities are strained tq produce thrilling effect. Such things are not, however, taken into account; ¿by [the,; average. playgoer, and, therefore,' it "would have" been extraor- dinary had not the production* of the piece given genuine- satisfaction to the large number , who witnessed it. The company > itself is . of better Equality than moBt of those recently, playing here. It contains,...
Salting Gold Samples. A TIMELY DISCOVERY. THE LEIGH'S CREEK GOLDFIELD. ADELAIDE, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 25 March 1889
Salting Gold Samples. A TIMELY DISCOVERY. THE LEIGH'S CREEK GOLDFIELD. ADELAIDE, Monday. : A great sensation bas been caused by the . issue of an official memorandum respecting the alleged gold discovery ¿ear Leigh's Creek, in South Australia. Me ws. Brown, the Government Geologist, D. D. Rosewarne, Inspector of Mines, G. W. Goyder, Junr., Government Assayer, to-day forwarded the following mémorandum to the Crown Lands Department :-" We the undersigned certify^ that on careful examination of samples of stone forwarded with a letter on the 14th inst, on behalf of the Great Northern Gold Mining Syndicate, the appearance of a glutinous substance was at once detected on two samples where the gold was thickest. On boiling the smallest sample with water for a minute all the gold came off the stone, the glutinous substance having dissolved, proving incontestably that the sample had been artificially produced. The gold dissolved out. This sample is in our opinion alluvial. The coarse speck ...
A Foolish Act. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 25 March 1889
A Foolish Act. JAMES BOSCANCE, a young man, 21 years of age, well-known in the town as a light- weight boxer, was charged before Mr. Gower, P.M., this afternoon with having attempted his own life on the 7th instant by cutting his throat. He appeared in court with a bandage round his throat &nbsp; and was allowed to sit during the hearing. &nbsp; Constable Urquhart produced a blood- stained razor with which the deed is alleged to have been done, and deposed that, having been summoned to the house inhabited by accused on the afternoon of the day mentioned, he found marks of blood all about a room. He then went to the hospital where he found accused in the accident ward and the latter then said "I did it on the spur of the moment." &nbsp; Accused was arrested on his discharge from the hospital to-day. Dr. Seabrook testified that about 1 p.m. on the 7th instant he was called to see accused at his father's residence and found him suffering from a clean, freshly in...
A Shepherdless Flock. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 25 March 1889
A Shepherdless Flock. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; AT a church meeting after the service in the local Baptist Church last night, it was resolved that the establishment be closed for one month. This step has been ren- dered necessary by the fact that, the Rev. Mr. Coller having gone to take charge of a pastorate at Newtown, Sydney, there is no minister available at present for the vacant cure in this town. The local &nbsp; &nbsp; pastorate is under the control of the Baptist Association of Adelaide, and that &nbsp; body does not appear to be able to arrange at once for filling a vacancy caused by the departure of a minister to some place beyond its dominion. There seems to be no reserve or relief supply of Baptist clergymen. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;
Hospital Items. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 25 March 1889
Hospital Items. &nbsp; THERE are at present in the Broken Hill Hospital 30 patients, 26 of whom are under treatment for typhoid fever. This morning Jimmy Boscance, the light-weight pugilist, who recently attempted suicide, was discharged, and was taken into the custody of the police. Of the fever patients the majority are progressing &nbsp; satisfactorily. Amongst them is Mr. W. V. Purcell, the vice-president of the Typographical Association, whose con- dition is this morning regarded as most favorable. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Prince Bismarck has repeated the assurance that the place of Europe is &nbsp; established for many years. &nbsp;
Abigail's Effigy Again. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 25 March 1889
Abigail's Effigy Again. THIS morning in the Petty Debts Court, L. Scott sued J. R. Edwards for a sum claimed for photographs taken of the hanging of the effigy of Minister Abigail, five months ago. The defendant is the well-known solicitor, and he informed the Bench that he could not recognise the suit of the claimant in this matter as he was only a collector for the firm of the photographers, and consequently could not sue on their behalf. On this ground claimant was non-suited. Mr. Edwards also denied liability.
The Late Mr. Taplin. ADELAIDE, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 25 March 1889
The Late Mr. Taplin. ADELAIDE, Monday. The funeral of Mr. Taplin, who lost his life at the Coffee Palace fire on Friday &nbsp; morning, took place on Saturday and was largely attended by clergymen, members of the Government and Parliament, many prominent citizens, and a contingent of black men and women. At a public meeting to be held this evening, suitable recognition of the deceased's work in the cause of the aborigines is to be taken into consideration. Mr. Taplin, it will be remembered, was superintendent of the Point Macleay Aborigines Mission Station
Adelaide Cricket. ADELAIDE, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 25 March 1889
Adelaide Cricket. ADELAIDE, Monday. On the Adelaide Oval on Saturday afternoon some good cricketing form was &nbsp; displayed. The South Adelaide team completed their match with the North Adelaides, making 211, or three more than their opponents, with 4 wickets to spare. The Souths then commenced a match with the Norwoods, scoring 134. Of these Philips contributed 26 and Parkin 25. George Giffen took six wickets for 64 runs. The Norwoods then went in. Lyons scored 27 and M'Kenzie 25, both being not out. The Adelaides commenced a match with the North Adelaides losing &nbsp; six wickets for 203 runs. Haldane scored 68, and Evan 55 (not out). Haldane made 11 fours and 3 fives.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 25 March 1889
T7TLL THE INSECTS AND THEIR LIA. EGGS with Clayton and Ca's Great ' American - Insect. - Exterminators. It paralyses the first touch and then kills. If blown, into their haunts (crevices), or where1 their eggs are laid, death is in- stantaneous for Beetles, Ants, Silver Fish, or any other insect. It is perfectly harm- less to bird" or animals, and may be placed under the wing of a pet canary, and rubbed on dogs, cats, or monkeys, killing the parasites that infest them. If burnt in a room or ina camp, it Mik flies and j mosquitoes! ' If placed. on window-Bills you can see the large " blow fly,", as well as the common fly, give up the ghost. If placed under the edges of carpets, silver fish and all other insect vermin die; It is used in the mattresses and beadsteads of all the hotels and steamboats of the United States and this colony. Sold every where in tins, ls and ls 3d, and in large boxes ls 6d. In large canons (to blow into crevices)'ls 6d each. Wholesale and re- tail, WASHINGTO...
Told to a Portrait. CHAPTER VII.—(Continued.) [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 25 March 1889
Told to a Portrait. CHAPTER yn:^Continued.) i i-It ;ttás£ TV f strange place, Ithatf r work : room of ours. It was in the largest of the three gables that marked our house as an erection of a bygone time. My writing table was under; the window, littered with half-finished scraps of manuscript that were inten . ded for-Heaven knows whab I Your work-table was near at hand-a dainty little contrivance of walnut wood and blue satin that looked as fresh as on the day when first you used.it. There, when the dark time came to rae, and I was unable to work, and j hali distracted with agony, you would sit by my side and tell to me of the old days, or sing to me in that sweet voice o£yours, the old songs that we-, loved. I was like a tired child with yon at those times. I am dwelling on these things partly because they are the last , pleasant memories I have to recall, and partly because prolonging my: narration keeps me away from the grim episode that -wasche great .turning.point in both our ...
MAKING IT WARM FOR WEBSTER. LONDON, Sunday. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 25 March 1889
MAKING IT WARM FOR .ÎL.- WEBSTER. - ; . LONDON, Sunday. J . ¿In. the House of Gommons, according : . to his previously announced intention, Sic William Vernon Harcourt^ one of Mr. Gladstone's chief supporters, warmly attacked the Attorney-General, Sir Richard Webster, for the manner in which the latter conducted the case for the Times before the Parnell Com- mission. Sir William accused Sir Richard of having known the untrust- worthy character of the witness Pigott, and of not calling the latter until ... other scandalous charges -had been made against Mr. Farnell and his associates. Sir Richard Webster re- plied that Pigott had written intimat- ing- that he could not stand cross examination by Sir Charles Russell, which communication was shown to Sir: Charles Russell five days previous to the calling of Pigott. The Attorney General also said thats in deference to the wish of Sir Charles Russell, he did not communicate the contents of the letter, to the Commission at once. Sir Richa...
Church Matters [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 25 March 1889
Church Matters GREAT changes are being wrought at the local churches. Elsewhere to-day it is announced that the Baptist Church will be temporarily closed in consequence of the removal of the Rev. Mr. Coller ; and to-night two meetings of congregations will be held to consider matters in con- nection with their respective pastoral control. The Anglican congregation will, &nbsp; it is expected, shortly lose the services of the Rev. C. G. E. Ashworth, and it is more than probable some strange dis- closures concerning the finances will be made this evening. It is deemed probable that the Rev. Mr. T Hopcroft, of Peters- &nbsp; burg, will succeed Mr. Ashworth. The Congregationalists will most probably to- night conclude to regretfully part with the services of the Rev. R. Keith Mackay, who may in a couple of months time be welcomed by the Congregational Church in Sandhurst (Vic). As his successor it is possible a very hard-working clergyman at present laboring in the Thame...
CONCENTRATES. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 25 March 1889
CONCENTRATES. . ,- ! . -_A._ ' ?-...&lt;.'?-?; Broken : Hill only smokes cigare and cigarette* to the extent of about r £22 pe¿ ; week now-a-days. During the boombit waa twice that. , . . The progress being made at the Coffee Palace buildings by the Melbourne con- , tractors is pronounced extraordinary by many Barrier and Adelaide people. " The Gannon's Mouth " a great/ BUC cesB at the Theatre Royal Saturday night. '. It will be produced this evening. " j Owen Sullivan is reported to be anxious I to meet Considine, the brother of him whom Charlie Bathgate overthrew some j time ago at Green's Hall. j j.¡;: iSj-iviU j Mr. Lyon, of Browne and Lyon;"has I been appointed assayer to the Pinnacles Tribute. , v- ;_ : , . Mr. J.. Kay Hall, the popular manager t of the London Chartered Bank, has re I turned to Broken Hill,, looking as. hale and hearty as ever before bis iwessl "; Messrs. Edward Rule and Richard Cornelius, twp.. well-knownresidents, of Moonta, are dead. i'"'-f:,ir* ' -...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 25 March 1889
Wanted._ WASTED the publie to know that prepaid advertise menu, Wanted, Situations, &c, not exceeding twelve words, witt be inserted at one shilling each, or six times for five shillings._ WANTED, by a Lady, quiet, respect able Board and Lodging. M.F.R., Post-office. 'i' ANTED, Coatand Trousers HANDS. Robert Fry and Co., Tailors, Ar- gent-street._ WANTED Jx> Purchase a one or two roomed HOUSE within 10 minutes of Block 14. Apply to J.D. MINER Office. WANTED, TRAP, Pair Good HORSES, and HARNESS. Ap- ply Elder, Smith, and Co, Limited, Tues- day morning, at ll o'clock. ANTED Known.-Mrs. Dillon, duly qualified midwife, keeps [private lying-in-hospital, corner of Wake- field and Pulteney-Btreets, Adelaide; terms moderate. lllTLNING MANAGER wanted for Josephine S. M. Company., No Liability, ; Purnamoota. Applications, Stating salary, will be-received up to' 13th April by Arthur R. Cane, Manager, 56 Market-street, Melbourne. 1 \\T ANTED Known, Houses and Land : VY always for Sal...