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Mining Notes. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 16 April 1896
Mining Notes. The Ivanhoe, which cleans up only once a month, will make its return for the past month known next week. Dr. Way, who intended to return to Perth, en route for Adelaide on Thursday, has decided to remain a few days longer to in spect some of the mines in company with Mr C. Kaufman. The manager of the Sir John :Forrest, Mr Woolcock, has been compelled to return hurriedly to Beudigo, owing to the mortal illness of his wife. During his absence the mine will be controlled by the 'underground manager. Telegrams were received on Saturday night stating a big improvement had taken place both in the north drive and in the winze in the Queen Margaret mine at I O U, and *lsb that very rich gold had been struck in the Esmaralda. The pan and electric amalgamation which is being tried at the Great Boulder is proving successful, and there is little doubt the tail ings from the pans will have less gold in them than the tailings turned out from the old battery. The third winding engine...
TELEGRAPHIC. THE SWEATING BILL. SPEECH BY MR DEAKIN. MR CHAMPION AND THE TRADES HALL. REFERENCESS TO THE 1890 STRIKE. MELBOURNE, April 13. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 16 April 1896
TELEGRAPHIC. THE SWEATING BILta. SPEECH :BY Mn DEAKIN. MR CHAMPION AND THE TRADES' HALL. REFERENOCSS TO THE 1890 STRIKE. (BY 'TELEGRAPH.) MELBOURNE, April 13. A large and enthusiastic meeting was held in the Town Hall for the purpose of express ing dissatisfaction with the action of the Legislative Council in defeating the Sweat ing Bill. Professor Gosman was elected chairman. Mr. Maugher moved a resolution that the public conscience has been 'shocked by revelations of abuses associated in the sweat ing system in the colony. Mr Lewis seconded the motion. The resolution was carried, and other motions were also agreed to expressing indig nation at the loss of the measure which would have effectually coped with the evils of sweat ing, and urging the Government to re-intro duce the Factories Act Amendment Bill in its original form immediately on the re-assemb ling of Parliament. Mr H. Dalglaish was amongst those who addressed the meeting. Mr Deakin, M.L.A.. made' a speech which was met ...
Items of News. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 16 April 1896
Items of News., The. mail coach from Coolgardie now leaves that place at 7 a.m. and arrives here at noon. The new arrangement began on Sunday. We are glad to observe thata beginning is to be made with the metalling and kerbing of Hannan-street, and tenders are invited for the work up till noqu on the 20th inst. ; Mr Rupert Clarke, who is in England, has sent James Scobie a present of a saddle, bridle, and "connections." The articles were made to Mr Clarke's order, and the whole lot only weigh 41b. The thrie-year-old colt Palmesto. by Grand Flaneur from The Palm, has been sold by Messrs W. C. Yuille and Co to the Rock lands Station Company, and he will go .to the stud in Queensland. " Cr ¶cKenzie returned on Thursday from the metropolis, where he has been for -some weeks past with Mrs Mctenzie. We have been informed that he has just been blessed with a son and heir. Mr E. W. Lewis, who went to Melbourne for a holiday some m6nths ago, and had to remain to be operated. upon by fDr.Fitz...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 16 April 1896
HAMNNA STREET, KALGOORLIE, W.A. LIST OF MEMBERS:- R. I,. HAIR, OaAJaN. J. W. WHITTAKER. H. PARMINSTER. J. A. O'MEEHAN, VICE-CHARMaN. J. P. LEE. W.,MARMION; A. P. TURNBULL. JAMES CASSIDY. J. ADAMS. R. D. THOMPSON. R. WELLS. WM. OATS. T. F. WHITFORD. N. GRENFELL. T. W. LYONS. W. H. TAYLOR. JAS. BROOKMAN. EDGAR GILES. J. S. WESTON. GIEORE E. LANE. H. N. NTNLEY, R. GIBSON. S. E. HocKING. JOHN WILSON. G. HENRiQUES. E. MONGER. D. J. CARMICHAEL. J. A. GREGORY. G. H. NETHERCOTT. F. BISSINGBERGER. CHAS. CHEESHOROUGH. G. . HAMILTON. A. V. HARVEY. ALFRED OORURT. S. H. F. WHITTINGRAM. R. W. STRINGER THOMAS L. HAIR, Securtary. F. B antde i Co, • , ," " RR AIL ""20.R DRAPERS, IRONMONGERS, & PRODUCE MERCHANTS. SPECIAL PRICES FOR MINING REQUISITES AND HORIs FU?b. STORES SUPPLIED RIT WHSILESRLe RRTGS. GOOD ASSORTMENT. LOWEST PRI ES. PROMPT D???V?? IANNA N'S STOOCK EXCH A NGE LIST OF MEMBERS. ANTIL, H.C. . LEWIS, E. H. TURNER, J. K . BARBER, D. . McWHEA, W. J. THORNETT, JOHN BARTLETT, A. H. P...
Kalgoorlie Police Court. MONDAY, APRIL 13. Before Mr L. R. Davis, R.M. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 16 April 1896
Kalgoorlie Police Court. Monday APRIL 18 Before Mr L. R. Davis, R.M. Michael Fahey was charged with drunken ness pn Sunday. No appearance. Bail estieated. George Lindsay on a similar charge, it being his second offence was fined £1 or 7 days, Michael Carney was charged, on the infor mation, pf Constable Goodridge, with dis orderly conduct in Haniaan-street on Sunday night. Fined £5, in default one month. 'I he R.M. said this was double the usual fine as the offence was committed on Sunday. Walter Stoddart was charged with being a person of unsound mind. Dr Barber gave evidence, and Stoddart was remanded to Fremantle Hospital for further examination.
ATTEMPTED SUICIDE BY THREE MEANS, RAZOR, REVOLVER AND WATER. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 23 April 1896
ATTEMPTED SUICIDE BY THREE MEANS, RAZOR, REVOLVER AND WATER. Edwrrd Clifford was charged at the Water Pt'lice Court to-day with at tempted suicide. The evidence showed that Clifford attempted on 10th Feb ruary to cut open his abdomen with, a razor. He had then fired three shots in the region of his heart, and finally juimped into the water near Cogee. He was rescued from the water and taken to the hospital. There he tried to tear off the bandages from his wounds. So strong was his determi nation to die that it was anot betfore to-day that Ie was suflicienty recovered to be charged with aAuemnpted suicide. Clifford pleaded guilty, and said in ex atmination that he was driven to drink and subsequently to his mad action in consequence of the isk of speculation entered into by his partner in Ibusiness during a, trip the aceused made to Eng land with his daughter. The Bench regarded the attempt as very deter mined, and ordered the accused to be imprisoned for one mouth.
Death in the Bush. MENZIES, April 16. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 23 April 1896
Death in the Bush. (BY TELEGRAPH.) MI?ENeSS, April 16. On Tuesday an inquest was held before Mr Ballard, J.P., and a juryof whom thi Mayor was foreman, to inquire into the causes that led to the untimely death of R. Webster. A.thur IMackin, of Niagara, was prospecting over the country about six miles east of Mensies, when he discovered the remains and reported the matter to the police. Mr C. H. Beaumonit, managerof the Lady Sheuton. deposed that Wetster alled upon him prior to going out to Niagara, where he was managing some leases. This was about the middle of December. He was then in a weak state, as he had been in the hospital, and was suffering from diarrohea. Mr Beaumont advised him to defer his journey until he gained strength, but Webster thought he would be alright, and would be back in four days excepting that something unusual happened. Corporal Williams deposed to going out and viewing the body. The pocket-book in a trousers close by indicated that the body was that of We...
GENERAL ITEMS. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 23 April 1896
. • GENERAL ITEMS. - At-the request of a large number of in fluential clients Messrs Hare and Jodrell have opened a'branch of their businessin the` main Street, and one of the members of the' firm will residefor a part of each week in the town. The visitors to the General Gordon were. astonished at the quantity of water at pre sent in the 8-Mile and Gordon Lakes. It is. estimated that there is a six months' supply in both lakes, and duck-shooting will be in vogue for some time to come. A Police Court was heldon Thursday, when Denny Hayes was fined 05 or seven days for using obscene language on 11th inst. The same man was fined 1s, and ordered to pay the cost of the glass, 30s, and costs, or 7 days for breaking seven panes of glass at the Kanowna Hotel. Mr Phillip Mennell, the proprietor of the " British Australasian," and who is repre senting large London interests, visited the Feather during last week. He is greatly pleased with what he has seen, and predicts a good future for the ...
THE GENERAL GORDON. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 23 April 1896
THE GENERAL GORDON. The flotation of the Gentral Gordon mine is causing much iiterest in the town. The local brokers, Me :s ,et nuD e [iJletcher, have nearldispos of the large parcel of shares which was placed ,in their handd. A partydf 20 gentlemen visited the mniie on Wednesday, and they r?etutrned with glowing accounts of the property, which is said to be improting daily. A °phenomenally rich find has just been maidd idea the siai shaft about aft from the surface; Mr D. McManus' lease adjoining is being vigorously worked,as indeed are all the neighboring.leases, and -a numbe of them are now.under:offer.
KANOWNA NEWS. April 17. MUNICIPAL AFFAIRS. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 23 April 1896
KANOWNA NEWS. (BY OUR SPECIAL REPORTER.) . U.. PA April 17. MUNICIPAL AFFAIRS. A meeting of the Council was held on Wednesday. All the members were present with the exception of Cr Long, who has been granted leave of absence. - Messrs J. Reid and J. Lambell Wallace were appointed valuators for the 'Munici pality. It was decided to accept the design of Mr Cumpston of Perth, for a Corporation seaL The CounCil resolved to clear two camping sites at each end of the town, and to prosecute any teamsters whnocamped in the town off these sites. The acting Town Clerk was instructed to call for a pplications for the position of Health Officer. The Mayor and Ors Barrn and Batho were appointed a deputation to wait on the Government in Perth, and make a number of requests on behalf of the Council. These requests include the early extension of the railway from Kalgoorlie to Kanowna, a grant of £2000 to the Council for sanitary pur poses, the extension of the provisions of the Building and Health ...
BULONG. April 15. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 23 April 1896
BULONG. (BY TELEGRAPH.) (FROM OUR OWN CoRRESPONDENT.) April 15. One of the pleasantest gatherings ever held at Bulong assembled at the Victoria Hotel last evening, the occasion being the departure of Mr JL Tuekett, who has been relieving Mr Hankin, thepostmaster, who has been in Perth during the last six weeks. The leading residents of the town were present. Mr Oreenwell presided, and in proposing the guest, spoke of him in terms of the highest praise for his courtesy during his short stay here. ' -All the gentlemen present also eulogised the acting-postmnster, who became very pounlar among us. Mr Tuckett's health was drunk with musical honors, and after he responded a very nice evening was spent. Singing and recitations were kept up until closing time. Mr Tuckett has left "for . the Kalgoorlie office with the best wishes of the whole district. Mr Hankin resumedrduty to-day. Very vich gold has been struck in the Queen )argarety Melbousne United, and the Esmeelda. The only thing requ...
The Kalgoorlie-Menzies Railway. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 23 April 1896
The Kalgoorlie-MlVenzies Railway. [From the MINER Of April 17.] THE Kalgoorlie to Menzies Railway Committee have wisely decided to hold a monster public meeting to further the project for constructing the railway to Menzies via Smithfield, Broad Arrow, Bardoc, and Goongarrie, instead of by the lengthy roundabout route advocated by a section of the Coolgardie people. The fact that a railway from Kalgoorlie to Menzies by the route mentioned would best serve the largest number of people in the most direct way and at the cheap est cost should not tempt the members of the committee to rest from their ex ertions in the conviction that no Govern ment desirious of effecting the greatest good to the greatest number would fol low the ridiculous course proposed by certain residents of Coolgardie, whose interests would be served by an accession of trade to the town. Strong interests are represented among the opponents to the Kalgoorlie to Menzies railway, and the committee, notwithstanding the ...
Bardoc Notes. Bardoc, April 15. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 23 April 1896
Barto6 Notest (FROM OUR' ORRESPONDINT.) Bardoc, April 15. The Excelsior battery, which has been running.for the past week, is giving great satisfaction, although the unavoidable delays incidental to starting new machinery were experienced by the management early in the week. One of the greatestdifficulties labored under was the absence of the pumping gear, which was unaccountably detained in Cool gardie. But all. is now. running smoothly, the water supply is ample, anid the returns, I have been assured, will be something sen sational. On the Bardoc G.M. Co.'s property, known as the Bank of England, a very rich find was made during the week, I have been told, at a depth of 70ft. The manager, it is stated, at once cabled the news to London, on which market this property was recently floated. Mr J. Green, 'owner of the Maitland, 24 acres, has been rewarded for his plucky and persistent work by striking rich gold, at the 150ft level. The Maitland is situated on the Excelsior line of ree...
The Matabele Rising. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 23 April 1896
The Matabele Rising. THE troubles in Matabeleland have de veloped into a serious rebellion. The rising in the first place appears to have been an insignificant affair. A few settlers were killed, and their famls plundered, but no great alarm was occa sioned at Buluwayo, and it was thought that the rebels would be suppressed with out difficulty. The cablegrams from South Africa since the receipt of the first news of the outbreak, how ever, indicate that the insurgents have daily increased in numbers and in daring. The native police simultaneously with the first outrages deserted to the ranks of their fellow countrymen, carrying with them a large number of rifles and as much ammunition as they could procure. One of the rebel chiefs was proclgimed king, and the dissatisfaction appears to have spread by this time over the whole of Matabeleland. A more serious aspect has been lent to the state of affairs by the fact that the Matabele are fairly well supplied with rifles and ammunition, a...
The Growers and the Mining Industry. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 23 April 1896
'the Growers and th. Mining Industry. AT the Growers Conference luncheon last week in Perth the Chairman, Mr Charles Harper, struck a true note when, in proposing " Success to the Mining Industry," he expressed the opinion that one of the greatest achievements they could accomplish as a body was to wed the interests of the mining industry and those of the agricultural industry. The interests of the two industries are in no way antagonistic, and the party or in dividual who endeavors to set the fol lowers of each in cpposition to one another is not a true friend of either in dustry or of the colony. The mining developments of recent years have given a great impetus to the pastoral, agri cultural, and horticultural industries. The goldfields are splendid markets for produce, but in addition to that they have brought an accession of wealth and population to the metropolis and the various towns of the colony, thus further largely increasing the demand for pro ducers commodities. The adv...
Australian Natives' Association. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 23 April 1896
Australian Natives'Associa tion. [From the MINERn of April 20.] WHILE looking to the great nuing industry as the all important factor in the growth and progress of the West Australian Johannesburg, one is too apt to overlook the fdct that that growth may be facili tated to considerable degree by making the social life of the people as attractive as possible. Kalgoorlie h as now reached a stage when its future as thec greatest inland town of the colony can with certainty be predicted. There are large nnmbers of people who have made their homes here, and in a few months there will be a great increase in the proportion of lady residents. This being so every effort that is being made to render the town an attractive place of residence should be heartily welcomed, and it is for this reason that we are glad to note signs that such is being done. In our last issue, we referred to the inauguration of the Amateur Athletic Club, which, if con tinued on the lines laid down, should in the depar...
Farewell to Mr Schroder. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 23 April 1896
Farewell to Mr Schroder. A pleasant gathering took:place on Thurs day evening when the cmployes of Messrs C. Kapp and Co. and a few friend- met together to bid farewell to Mr M. Schro er, the representative of the Official Assignsc? o the occasion of his departure for Perth. It was hoped that Mr Kapp, who has arranged his temporary financial difficulties, would also have been present, but he was unavoid ably detained in the capital. Mr E. J. Beck, on behbslf of the employes of the firm, presented Mr Schroder with the 'following address as a mark of the esteem in which he is held by the men who had served under him during the time he was in charge of the business : " To MORETON SCHIODER, ESQ. " We, the undersigned Employ& of Messrs Kapp and Co, feel that on the eve of your departure from our midst we cannot allow you to leave us without some slight Souvnir of our feelings towards you. Since your arrival amongst us you have won our sincere regard and esteem by your kindness an...
KANOWNA NEWS. KANOWNA, April 19. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 23 April 1896
KANOWNA NEWS. (FROM A OORRESPONDENT.) KxiowwA, April 19, A dinner was given on Friday evening at the Kanowna Hotel to Mr Fitzgerald Moore, of the City of London Exploration Co., and Mr Woolcock, who had just arrived from the new find at Mt. Margaret. Mr Philip Mennel, of~he "British Australasian," who was thehost, occupied the chair. Dr. Swanston proposed the toast of "The Mining Industry," which was responded to by Captain N. W. Harper, and Mr Jonathan Bray, in responding to the toast of his health, described his company's new purchase as a range occuping 48 acres, 400 feet wide, and rising 150 feet from the bed of Lake Carey. Every stone broken of this bouldery outcrop carries gold. '` The Press" was responded to by the Chairman and Mr Randolph Bedford,.and the prbceed ings terminated., Froma privatesource I learn that theprices paid for the new find at Mt. Margaret by the City of London Exploration Company was £50,0C0 and a substantial interest. Mr Randolph Bedford has secured fo...