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The Kalgoorlie to Menzies Railway. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 16 April 1896
The h Kalgoorlie to Menz?es Railway. : Gooiiwork has already been done in the interests of the Kalgoorlie-Meuzies railway. Two Ministers, Messrs Wlt tenoom. and Richardson have -viitiually promised a flying survey. The request, in fact, is so reasonable that no: Govern ment worthy of the confidence of' the people could refuse it, and the opposi tion that has come from Coolgardie shows that the residents of that town are afraid that a comparison should be made of the two routes, viz., from Coo1 gardie to Menzies and froe. Kalgoorlie to Menzies. Our Coolgardie neighbours know that the route from Kalgoorlie to Menzies is not alone considerably shorter, but it would serve more people, and so they dread the proposed flying survey from Kalgoorlie, which would show the inferiority of the line from Coolgardie. Over a thousand signa tures have been obtained in the Broad Arrow district and in Kalgoorlie, and the number is being daily augmented. Much praise is due to the committee for the ener...
Cycling. [BY TELEGRAPH.] ADELAIDE, April 12. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 16 April 1896
Cycling. (BY TELWIRAPE.] ADELAIDE, April 12. The Easter sports in connection with the South Australian Cyclists Association were concluded yesterday. The followiug are the results : INTERNATIONAL SCRATCH RACE, One mile. Porta (Italy) ... 1. Fitzerald (Vic.) .... ... 2 Harris (England) ... 3 W. Martin (America) fell, and Harris fell over him. Time, 2min 3Sth sers. CITY HANDICAP, Two miles. Caster, 145yds ......... 1 Harding Bickford, 150yds ... 2 Harold Bickford, 120yds ... S. Taylor, 170yds ... ... ... 4 THRBE MILES HANDICAP. Harris, scratch ... ....... 1 Harold Bickford, 160yds ... 2 Riddley, 380yds ... ... ... 3 FIVE MILE INTERCOOLONIAL SCRATCH RACE. A. Harris (England) ... ... 1 C. Porta (Italty)... ...... 2 J. C. Baker (South Australia)... 8 Harris won comfortably from Ports and Baker.
The Brunner Colliery Disaster. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 16 April 1896
The Brunner Colliery Disaster. GooD encouragement has been given to the committee for the collection of funds for the relief of the families of the 60 miners who lost their lives in the Brun ner colliery disaster. Already about £96 has been obtained locally, and the movement has been taken up enthusias tically at Coolgardie, Kanowna, and other centres on the fields. Subscrip tions are also being raised in t' e other coonies, and the Agent-General for ev nd lr 4=ap to the gi(lis ip1 lie on blhilfA he suffer ers ; but notwithstanding these eff'.rts all the monies obtained will be needed and a good deal more. Some 200 bmien and children-some of them in utterly destitute circumstances-were deprived of their bread-winners by the castrophe, so thait a very large sum indeed will be necessary in order to re move them from the fear of want. The people of New Zealand: have always re :sponded liberally toany appeals for help frodm Australia or elsewhere, and now that their turn has come we tru...
SOUTH AUSTRALIAN TALLERSALL'S RACES. [BY TELEGRAPH.] ADELAIDE, April 11. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 16 April 1896
SOUTH AUSTRALIAN TATTERSALL'S RACES. (BY TELEGRAPH.] ADELAIDE, April 11. Tattersall's races were held on Saturday Results : HANDICAP SELLING RACE. lolanthe ... ... .... ... 1 Fund ... .. .. ... iga te .. ... ... ... HANDICAP HURDLES. Havelook... ... .. :.. 1 Geometry ... ... ... ... 2 Benicia Boy ... ... .. TATTERSALL'S CUP. Lord Grenville, st ... ... 1 Duke of Richmond, 8st 21b ... 2 Acton ... ... ....... 3 BREEDERS' HANDICAP. Thunder Queen ... ... . ... 1 Hear Hear ... ... ... 2 Marrfaville : ... ... ... 3 HANDICAP STEEPLE. Dungan ... ... ... ... 1 All Fours ... ... .... ... 2 Taradale ... ... .... 8 PILE HANDICAP. Thunderer ......... 1 Alveary . ... ... ... 2 Thunder Queen ... ... ... .3
The Opening of the Kalgoorlie Railway. THE GENERAL COMMITTEE. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 16 April 1896
The Opening of the Kal goorlie Railway. THE GENERAL COMMITTEE. The following is a list of the gentlemen elected to act on the General Committee to carry out the arrangements in connectibn with the opening of the Kalgoorlie line. ' The committee have power to add to their num ber :-Messrs L. R. Davis (Warden), R. D. Thompson, J.P., M. H. Jephson, R. R. Pilk ington, A. V. Harvey, H. R. Davies, T. F. Whitford, Wilde Browne, J. B. Spott,.J. H. Edols, J. Harvey, J. J. Cassidy, P. Whelan, G. Lane, Capt. Oates, H. P. Jay, G. F. Nethercott, Mason, R. M. Stow, S. Hock ing, J. Oakley Browne, Dr. Mattei, J. Miller, Thompson. Allen, S. Wake, 4. . McKenzie, T. Bower, H. N. Tinley, . Wilson (Bank of Australasia), R. A. Varden, R. Hamilton, J. W. Lyall, Wittenoom, Wil liams, M'Ivor, A. G. Holroyd, J. W. Fimister, Dr O'Meehan, R. W. Hall, H. Dobbie, P. Dobbie, G. Deane, R. Gibson, A. R. Raymond, T. W. Lyons, F. Wigzell, P. N. Jodrell, C. Cutbush, C. Walsh, J. K. Darlington, A. R. Meecham, Dunston, ...
A.J.C. RACES. THIRD DAY'S MEETING. [BY TELEGRAPH.] SYDNEY, April 10. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 16 April 1896
A.J.C. RACES. THIRD DAY'S MEETING. [BY TELEGRAPH.] SYDNEY, April 10. The third day's meeting of A.J.C. took place to-day. The weather was fine and there was a very large attendance. The re sults are as follows : SECOND HURDLES. Hiram ... ... ..... 1 Escort ... - 2 The other starters were Favour and Palmetto. Betting: 6 to 4 against Hiram, 3 to 1 against Escort, 4 to 1 against Palmetto. ALL AGED STAKES. Tire . ... ... ... ... 1 SDelaware ... ... ... ... 2 Courallie ... ... ... ... 8 Other starters were--Newcastle, Little Agnes, True Blue, Valiant. Betting : Evens against Courallie, 3 to 1 Delaware, 8 to 1 Valiant, 12 to 1 Tire. WELTER HANDICAP. Laura .... ...... .. 1 Cravat ... ... ... ... 2 Aureus .... ... .. ... Other starters were-Pharamond, At tachment, Vagabond, Marie, May, Redavne, The Merry Boy, The Hermit,' Mount Vic toria, The Rejected, BRose, Noble, LeihcoL Betting: 8 to 1 against Rose and Noble, 6 to 1 Vagabond, 7 to 1 Laura, 8 to 1 Cravat, 10 to 1 The Merry Boy and Pharam...
SPORTING. THE YORK RACES. [BY TELEGRAPH.]YORK, April 8. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 16 April 1896
SPORTING. THE YORK RACES. [BY TELEGRAPH.1 YORK, April 8. The following are the results of yesterday's races : HURDLE. Hampton ... ... ..... 1 Lang Syme ... ... ... 2 Zero ....... ...... 3 YORK CUP. Skylight ... ... ... ... 1 Wandi ... ... ..... 2 Snapshot ... ... .... ... 3 MEMBERS HANDICAP. Mainstay ... ... ...... 1 Lady West ... ... ... 2 Llien ... ... ... ... 3 LADIES PURSE. Medena ... ........... 1 Mentor ... ... ... ... 2 Lang Syne ... ... ... 3 EASTER HANDICAP. Lord Hope ... ... ... 1 Madeline ... ... ...... Skylight ...... ... ... PUBLICANS PURSE. Dora ... ... ... ... 1 Lochinear... ... ... ... 2 Boolka ... ... ..... 3 FAREWELL HANDICAP. Primrose ... ... ..... 1 Pantomine ... ... ... 2 Tareena ... ... ... .... 3
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 16 April 1896
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South Australian Politics. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 16 April 1896
South Australian Politics. THm coming general elections in South Australia will be watched attentively, not alone by South Australians but by all who take an interest in Australian politics., The colony has been for some time the most advanced regarding legis lation in Australia, and at the approach ing elections the fair sex, for the first time in the history of the Continent, will have the right of exercising the franchise. The Premier in a speech last week in the Adelaide Town Hall unfolded his policy, and notwithstanding the power ful oppositionof the " Register" thertecan be little doubt but that h~ will re-i turn to the House with a :sub-1 stantial majority at his back.' The most ardent admirers of Mr Kingston cannot deny that he possesses faults. He has a hot temper that often leads him into trouble, but on the other hand even his bitterest opponents must ack nowledge that. hc,...psesses great strength of will and ability. His sincerity. may be' doubted, but up to the present...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 16 April 1896
MHannan Street, 'al oori . The Oldest Established Business on the Fields. J, . W. pFnsm~ter Co,. Wholesale and Retail Grocers, Clothiers, Iron mongers, House Furnishers, Wine, Beer, and Spirit Merchants, and General Importers. Wines, Beer, and Spirits, all the most popular brands in the market, by case or gallon, at lowest prices. PROMPT DISPATCH AND PERSONAL ATTENTION. GOODS DELIVERED DAILY TO ALL THE PRINCIPAL MINES. NOTE OUR MOT.'O :-" QUALITY Is THE TEST OF CHEAPNESS." AGENTS FOR THE FAMOUS SWAN BREWERY BEER. SHEARD AND MAPSON, Wholesale and Retail Merchants, GROCERS, DRAPERS, IRONMONGERS, ANDO ENERAL IMPORTERS. Southern Cross and Kalgoorlie. SPIRIT MERCHANT'S LICENCE. -o- GALLON LICENCE. N.B.-BEST BRANDS OF WINES, BEERS, AND SPIRITS ALWAYS IN STOCK. r 0 Member of the Ialgurli Stock Exchange. AUSTRALIA CAMBERS, HANNAN STREET, KALGOORLIE. SHAREBROKER, ACCOUNTANT, MINING AND FINANCIAL AGENT. LEGAL REPRESENTATIVE OF ENGLISH AND COLONIAL- MINING COMPANIES. REPORTS OBTAINED FOR CLIEN...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 16 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 A&NNAN-STRERT, now open, and a plentiful supply of WINES, BEER and CORDIALS Is iiways on hand. An inspection invited, OCHAS. F. SPEED, Proprietor. E A. GILLINGHAM ROYAL MAIL HOTEL, HAYES' FIND. None but the best Wines, Beers and Spirits on hand. Good accommodation for tr~~ lers. There is a Store attached to the dotel MULLED ALE AgK PORTER, HOT SPICED WINE, 9d. PER GLASS, AT J G. ALDERDICE'S '(Late L. GEOGHRGAN) BLACK SWAN SALOON, KALGOORLIE. [ FEIN, Prince of Wales Bar an...
The Storyteller. MEMOIR OF A REGICIDE. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 16 April 1896
The Storyteller. MEMOIR OF A REGICIDE. A condemnation of King Louis XVI. by the National Convention on Thursday, 17th January, 1793, created a profound impres sion in revolutionary Paris. Men embraced one another on the streets, in the cafes, at the theatres, and offered congratulations at the bright promises of the future of repub lican France. Blinded by their fanaticism, their spirits kept continually on the qui vive by the disputes between the Jacobins and Girordins in the convention, the revolu tionists of Paris did not dream that the exe cution of the king virtually establihljed the Reign of Terror, that frightful pcr)odfraught with so much bloodshed, wickedness, suffer ing, anl sorrow, and which will-nigh ruined the fairest land upon which God's sun has ever shon - -. Unlike my kellow patriots,'I felt thlt our young republic stood on the brifk-ofkii'nsm and that the death of the king, which oc curred on the 21st, would cause it to topple and fall into the fathomless depths. I...
A Hurricane at Moonta. ADELAIDE, April 12. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 16 April 1896
A Hurricane at Moonta, [BY TELEGRAPH.] ADELAIDE, April 12. Telegrams from Moonta states that the most severe storm for many years was ex perienced there last night and to-day. Of - 18 fishing and other boats only one remained afloat, some of the crafts being destroyed and the remainder sunk. The roofs were blown off many of the houses. At Kingston the ketch Vivid, with forty tons of cargo on board, dragged the anchors and drifted ashore. A lighter beionging to Messrs Grice and Co., has also gone ashore at that Port.
SATURDAY, 11TH APRIL, 1896. (Before Mr L. R. Davis, Warden. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 16 April 1896
SATURDAY, 11TH APRIL, 1896. (Before Mr L. R. Davis, Warden. William Carr, alias James Carr, alias Wil liam James, was charged on the information of Constable Anderson with being unlaw fullylin possession of a silver lever watch, reasonably supposed to have been stolen or unlawfully obtained. The evidence ten dered for the prosecution showed that the accused and another man entered Mr Miller's auction mart, and that the accused offered to sell the watch to Mr Miller, The latter told him that he did not buy articles, but that he sold by auction. Accused then asked Miller to sell the watch for him next day. He wanted £1 for it. but he would take what it would fetch. He then asked for an advance on.the watch, and the auctioneer gave him 8s 6d on account. In consequence of information received, Constable Ander son interviewed the accused and his mate. Accused, who had given his name as Wil liam James to Miller, told the constable that his name was James Carr. He was unable to account for...
Kalgoorlie Police Court. WEDNESDAY, APRIL 8. (Before Mr L. R. Davis, R.M.) [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 16 April 1896
Kalgoorlie Police Court. WEDNESDAY, APRIL 8. (Before Mr L. R. Davis, R.M.) William Gilbert was charged on the in formation of Constable Anderson with being drunk in Hannan-street on the 4th inst. No appearance. Recognisance estreated. Alfred Hurtz was charged on the infor mation of Constable Anderson with dis orderly conduct in Hannan-street on the evening of the 4th inst. Defendant pleaded guilty, and was fiued £2 10s, in default 14 days, George Lindsay was fined 5s for being drunk in Hannan-street on Sunday. The charge against Richard Creagh, of being disorderly at the Warden's camp on Sunday was withdrawn. Robert Nicholson was charged with drun kenness in Hannan-street on the night of the 7th inst. He admitted the charge, and was dismissed with a caution. John Dunn, charged with being drunk in Kalgoorlie on the 4th inst, failed to appear, and his recognisances were estreated.
FRIDAY, APRIL 10. Before Mr L. K. Davis, Warden. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 16 April 1896
FRIDAY, APRIL 10. Before Mr L. K. Davis, Warden. Clark v. Stevens.-Trespass on leases 1500, 1501, and 1502. Mr Jodrell for plaintiff. An order was made that the leases should re main as surveyed, and Mr Clark should be undisturbed. Northey v. Knight.-Rehearing of appli cation for forfeiture of lease 664 ordered by the Minister of Mines. Mr Pilkington, for the plaintiff, argued that the court had no power to re-hear the case. The objection was overruled. Mr Jodrell, for the defendant, admitted that the lease was not worked on the days specified in the plaint. Henry Northy deposed that he saw Mr Knight within 12 hours of the case being heard in the town before and after the h ear ing. The Registrar produced the register, which did not show that the lease was under pro tection on the days mentioned in the plaint. The following remark was appended to the record 7-" Knight applied for protection until general exemption from 11th No vember, 1895." John Coffee deposed that he applied for p...
FRIDAY, APRIL 10. Before Mr L. R. Davis, R.M. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 16 April 1896
FRIDAY, APRIL 10. Before Mr L. R. Davis, R.M. Charles Waite was charged with driving a horse suffering from sore shoulders in Kal. goorlie on 9th inst. Defendant said he had permission from the inspector in Coolgardie to use the horse. Dismissed; the defendant being ordered to pay costs. The charge of assault preferred against G. Thompson by J. Oliver was withdrawn. J. Mullins was charged with larceny of a mattrass from John Quigley, valued at 30s. The case was proved, butthe R.M. decided to release the accused under the First Offenders' Act in a recognizance of £25.
THURSDAY, 9TH APRIL. (Before Mr L. R. Davis, R. M.) [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 16 April 1896
THURSBDAY, 9TH APRIL. (Before Mr L. R. Davis, R.M.) Charles Jones was charged on the informa tion of Herbert Charles Davy with commit ting an assault upon him on 8th inst. in Kalgoorlie. Mr Pilkington appeared for the prosecution. Fined £1, and £1 9s 6d costs. HORRIBLE CRUELTY TO HORSES. John Robinson was charged with cruelty to three horses, which were suffering from sore shoulders. The evidence of Constable Anderson was to the effect that on the morning of 9th inst., he inspected defendant's team and found the horses to have fright fully sore shoulders. The R.h. inspected the horses, which were in the police yard, and said that it was one of the worst cases of cruelty to dumb animals he had ever seen, especially as regarded one of the poor animals. The defendant admitted theeharge, but said he was not the owner of the horses. The owner, he said, lived in Coolgardie. Defendant was fined £5, or in default 14 days. Albert Gaston was charged with a similar offence in respect of two ho...
Off to London. FAREWELL TO THE MAYOR. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 16 April 1896
Off to London. FAREWELL TO THE MAYOR. Owing to the M r, Mr J. Wilson, being compelied to .& London on Monday an imprompt?thering of citizens was held on Sunday c g to -wish him farewell and bon voyage. - athering took place at Rosenthal's t, l despite the shortness of the notice n ,ere was a large gather ing of frien dirers present to say goodbye to yoe. Alderman Whelan presied an a few well-chosen words eulogised t st of the evening, and called ol Mr J. assidy. one of the pioneers of tle field to propose his Worship's health. Mr Cassidy, in giving the toast of "A safe journey and speedy return" to the Mayor, said he had known and admired Mr Wilson from the very early -times in the hiltory of the field when he first settled in the town. Since his elevation to the position of Mayor, over 12 months ago, Mr Wilson had fulfilled the duties of his office with credit to-himself and to the benefit of the town. He had always run straight, and if at any timechp had bumped against pri...