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MINING. PILBARRA GOLDFIELD. MARBLE BAR. [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 19 March 1897
MINING. PILBARRA GOLDFIELD. MARBLE BAR. Some slight excitement has been caused locally by a new find about five miles east of Brockinan's station home stead, a protection area having been taken up there by Bolt and party. The leader discovered was but a few inches ' wide, but upon sinking seems to be making as it goes down. According to j reports brought in. the stone shows good gold, and seems likely to prove, so far as present appearances go. payable, j though the locality in which the claim is situated is remote from any other gold producing leases, and is in a very j much out-of-the-way place. j A small parcel of three tons from the Eldorado mine, at the North Shaw, has ] been treated at the Stray Shot battery, the yield bring 5oz to the ton. In explanation of the smallness of the quantity crushed, we may remark that this crushing originally formed portion j of a pre.vious one, and was only brought into Marble Bar to complete tha j carter's contract. j A crushing from the August...
TELEGRAMS. BRITISH AND FOREIGN. [BY CABLE] THE SITUATION IN CRETE. LONDON, March 9. [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 19 March 1897
TELEGRAMS. BRITISH AND FOREIGN. [liY CABLE] THE SITUATION IN CRETE. London, March 9. Russia, Germany, aud Austria are pressing the other Powers to agree to the application of coercion in : order to secure Greece's obedience to the demands of the European concert. M. Hainotanx, the French Minister for Foieiga Affairs, declines to de fine the attitude likely to be taken by F ranee with regard to Crete. Sir Wiljiam Harcourt considers that before any decisiou to nse force is arrived at, the consent of the Imperial Parliament should be asked. The French press advocate a peaceful blockade of Greek ports. Mr. A. J. Balfour has declared that the British Government is not disposed to imperil the peace of Europe by hampering the concert at. a critical moment. Russia lias opposed a demand re cently made by Greece, that a Cre tan plebiscite^should determine the fntnre political constitution of that island. A suggestion has been made by Russia, that the European powers 6honld occupy Crete with 1...
TALGA. TALGA, March 6. [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 19 March 1897
TALGA. (fdom oue own correspondent). Taloa, March 6. Yesterday (Friday) afternoon, about 4 o'clock, a splendid soaking rain set in, and continued until about midnight- If a camp-oren with a crack in its fundament may be considered an adequate catchment, then we can say with certainty that the rainfall for Friday was 60 points alto gether. We can already boast a glass for measuring the rainfall, and nre pleased to state that a proper rain-gauge is now in transit from Perth, having been placed in the hands of the shipping agents below on January 15, nnd this we hope to hare duly established in connection with the local post-office in time to measure next season's rains. All the stock in this district are looking well. In fact, they seem to appreciate the comparatively cool weather and fresh grass to such an extent that the miserable and lean of hut n few weeks ago have put on quite a respectable appearance, and promise to become fat stock in a week or two. March 10. I am pleased to sa...
IMPERIAL POLITICS. LONDON, March 14. [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 19 March 1897
IMPERIAL POLITICS. London, March 14. Mr Goschen rirst Lord of the Admiralty, speaking in the House of Commons on Friday last, stated that the British Government wonld watch the balance of power as re garded the strength of the various European navies, and in the event of any effort being made to disturb the present relations, in this respect, the Government would at once con sider the position. Lord Salisbury, in replying to a deputation of Irish landowners which waited upon liim on Friday last, stated he wonld consider their request that he should appoint a committee to report upon the work ing of the Irish Land Act, but he did not believe such a committee was adapted to the purpose.
DISTRICT NEWS. BAMBOO CREEK. [BY TELEGRAPH.] BAMBOO CREEK, March 17. [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 19 March 1897
DISTRICT NEWS. BAMBOO CREEBL [by TELF.QBi.PH.] [FBOM OUB OICK OOBBKfirOSDENT] 13 am doo Ckkek, Maroli 17 At Jte local police court on Friday last, before Messrs. Cumniings and Butler, J's.P., Ah Lcck summoned George Schil lerman for assault, and there was also a counter charge of the same nature by the latter against the former. These cases arose out of the same squabble, and were heard together. Ah Leek stated lie went to Brown & Gardiner's butcher's shop for meat, and Schillcrraan served htm with some he considered unfit for human con sumption. A" altercation took place, and the Chinaman received a black eye. Schillerman declared that Alt Leek was the aggressor. The bench thought that one party was as much to Llnmc as the other, aud inflicted a fine of five shillings each with costs. On the day following, and before Mr. W. Cunimings, William Buekletcn was charged w ith being drnnk and disorderly. 'It appears that Bucklelon had been imbibing too freely, and as a consequence...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 19 March 1897
THE Pilbarra Goldfield 1 News. Published every Friday at Marble Bar, in the L'ilbarra Goldfield. Contains all the latest and most reliable information concerning Mining in the FUbstra Goldfield, including tho centres of Marble Bar, Batnboo Creelc, Kullagine, Western Shaw , Norlli Shaw, Tam bourrah, Norlli Pole, and Yandicoogtna. Tebus of Subscription in Advance Os Gd per quarter; 13s half-year; £1 5s year. Advebtising Bates : 4s per inch per insertion ; applications for cold-mining leases, £l_ 4-s for two inser tions. Bates for the insertion of adver-; list-moots for three months or a longer • period may be had on application. Agknts D. IE Brown &lt; Advertisement Agent), •West Australian* Office, Pertli Watson & Geyer, Hoc bourne C. Coppin & Sons, Bamboo Campbell, Moore. & Lord, Western Shavr S. P. Lynili, Nullagine S. Medley, Condon W. Jackson, Tambournxh By whom all subscriptions or advertise ments for insertion in tbc Pi lb abb a. Goldfiesd News w...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 19 March 1897
THE Nor'-West Steam Lighter Co., LIMITED. CoBcack to Condon and Intermediate Forts. THE S.S. CEOYDON (Carr. F. Fkaxck) WILL make regular trips from COS SACK to COXHON and vii*e " at M INTERMEDIATE -PORTS as inducement offers. First-class accommodation for passengers For freight or passage, apply to GALBRAITH & CO.. Agents, Cossack, or TfiAINE & RAYNEE, Condon Agents. Jubilee Hotel, ROEBOURNE. Q§^OE|f... Proprietor, None but Hie best Wines, Beers, Spirits, and Cordials kept. A. well-lighted Billiard Table. ,*Sioose Boxes for Kacchorses. and attentive Ostlers. Leap Year Inn. Charl.es Bassett, Proprietor. GOOD Accommodation for all classes of Visitors. Single Bed Booms. Pirlour and Bedrooms , for families. Good Table kept. Only tlxe Best Brands of Wines, Beers and Spirits kept in stock.. BASSETT BROS., Contractors for the Bamboo Creek-Marble Bar, Marble Bar-Condon, and Condon Boebournc, and also the Koeb'jurue Fortcscue Mail Services. . Tbe Mail Coacli leaves Marble Bar...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 19 March 1897
Co % Clcctors of lpi!ti;tra Colbficlb gisttict. Gentlemen.—i hnvc tin* i»«nor io inform you that, acceding to tlic rrqtirst of a large number of my friends and supporters in Lite Pilbarra Goldfield; Electorate, I have determined to seek yours suffrages at the forthcoming general election, to represent you in the Legisla tive Assembly. This important district has long suffered from the want of energetic representation in Parliament, and it therefore behoves all (hose who have any interest in its progress and prosperity to avail themselves of tlie present opportunity to elect a representa tive Willi flic requisite knowledge of the wants of the district, aud with the ability to properly ventilate them. The advantages of being represented by a local man arc obvious, and my long and varied experience amongst you in mining work in all its brauches should assure you of'my ability to protect and f urLlicr your interests. Having resided so long in the district, and having take* keen mtcaest ...
MAIL NOTICES. [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 19 March 1897
MAIL NOTICES. The fnllowiug are detailed runnings of tin? Mails ln&lt;inmi Marble Bar and all flic other mail ton us on tliis goldtield and the coast:— DOWN. ! Bamboo Creek— Boebcurnc (via Condon), j —Fortnightly sendee. Nest snail lcarcs j Bamboo Creek on Afarch 22, at 4 p.m., ! arriving at Marble Bar at 4 p.m. on the ; 23rd. Leaves Marble Bar the following j morning at 7 o'clock ; via Taiga, Goonguu • Hold, Wnrr.tlong, and M tilyir, arriving at ' Condon at 4 ji.m. on March 27. Leaves i Condon at G p.m. on the 29lh, arriving in j Boebouruc on April 3. Nullngiije to Hoebournc.—Fortnightly j service. Next mail leaves Nullagiiie on | April 1. at 10 a-in.. arriving at Alarhle I Bar at noon on the 3rd. 1/enVes same day at 3 p.m.; via Jiisi-iii-Time, Western Shaw, Tanibourrali Creek, Pilbarra, Towranna, Mal'iua, arriving in lloebourue on April 15. CP. Jloebonrne—Bamboo Creek (via Condon). —Fortnightly service. Next mail leaves K'ocl.-ourne on March 23, at 7 a.m. Arrivtes at Condo...
THE MISSING EXPLORERS [BY TELEGRAPH.] March 16. [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 19 March 1897
THE MISSING EXPLORERS [bv teekghaph.] March 16. Both South Australians, and Mr. L. A. Wells, the leader of the Calvert ex ploration expedition, discredit the state ment that the human remains found by Mr. Budall are those of the two missing men. Wells says that Chas. Wells was 6ft in height, and had thin hair and a very grey beard, and no black hair what ever, and that George Jom-s was 6ft lin high. Both were big men, and they had with them two 25-gallon kegs, two 5 gallon kegs,hnt no galvanized-iron tanks. It is considered the remains arc those of prospectors. After a careful scrutiny of the descrip tions supplied of the missing men, Mr. Rudall has come to the same conclusion as Mr. Wells. March 18. Constable Spry, stationed at Nulla gine, has l»een instructed to convey the remains of the two murdered men brought into tlint town by the Calvert expedition search party, to Roobourne, there to deliver them into the care of the Government Resident. The constable is now on his journey v...
TERRIBLE MURDER IN KIMBERLEY. AN OLD IDENTITY KILLED. JASPER THE VICTIM. THE NOTORIOUS PIGEON THE PERPETRATOR. [BY TELEGRAPH.] FITZROY CROSSING, March 17. [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 19 March 1897
TERRIBLE MURDER IN KIMBERLEY. AN OLD IDENTITY KILLED. JASPER THE VICTIM. THE NOTORIOUS PIGEON THE PERPETRATOR. [by telegraph.] Fitzboy Crossing, March 17. News has just been received here that a man named Thomas Jasper, well known throughout Kimberley, and an employee of Oscar station, 18 miles dis tant, was shot dead last night, whilst he was sleeping within one hundred yards of Mr. J. Collins' (tlic proprietor of the station) homestead. The notorious Pigeon is supposed, upon good evidence, to be the perpetra tor of the terrible deed, as he is known to be among the natives hereabouts, who are well armed and in greet numbers. It is also believed that Pigeon is trying to incite the uatives to either murder all the whites or endeavour to drive the latter out of the country. When the inen from the station went out to get Jasper's body, and whilst they were interring it, the natives kept up an intermittent firo upon theui, but, fortunately, Collins and May hall, the two so engaged, were...
INTER-PROVINCIAL PERTH, March 10. [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 19 March 1897
INTER-FRO VINCI AL, Pkktii, Marcli 10. A daring robbery has been perpetrated at the Coolgardie rail tray station. The departmental paymaster arrived last evening with a tan box containing over £600, which he placed in the iron safe in the ticket office, wherein railway revenue amounting to £1159 19s Gd was also deposited. The station-master pat the keys in his pocket and retired. In the bedroom in which he slept the: window was kept open to allow tiie air to come in. He placed his clothing on a table within easy reach of the window. The next morning the ticket office door was found to lie unlocked, and the safe door open, with the keys in the lock,and all the money extracted. Mr. Greatrex's, the station-master, wearing apparel was missing from his bedroom, and was afterwards found in a railway cutting some distance away. The police arc investigating the affair, and Greatrex is suspended from duty pending an enquiry iuto the circumstances surrounding the matter. March 15. An enquiry ...
FEDERAL CONVENTION. THE ELECTIONS. [BY TELEGEATK.] PERTH, March 13. [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 19 March 1897
FEDERAL CONVENTION. THE ELECTIONS. [nr TELEGEATK.] Perth, March 13. There were thirty candidates for representation of this colony at the Federal Convention. The elections took place on Saturday, when Sir John Forrest, and Messrs. Lee Steere, Geo. Leake, F. H. Piesse, J. W. Ilackett, W. F. Loton, Walter James, A. T. Hassel, K. F. Sholi, and J. Howard Taylor were elected. Of the ten members elected, six are uatives of this colony, three hail from England, and one from Ireland. The oldest representative is Lee Steere, who will complete his 67th year in July next, aud the youngest is W. James, who is 34 years old. &lt;
PARLIAMENTARY. PERTH March 10. [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 19 March 1897
PARLIAMENTARY. Pkutii March 10. Pailiainent was opened yesterday with the usual ceremony by the Governor. The business for which Parliament' had been called together occupied the Assembly for only ten minutes. A bill, having for its object the amendment of the Australian Federa tion Enabling Act, by providing for the validation of the election of delegates to the coining Federal Convention, was agreed to, as was also a Supply Bill, granting £400,000 from the general re venue, and £350,000from tliegenend loan funds, for the services of the year ending June 30th, 1898. During the proceedings, and pro ceeding the introduction of this bill, Mr. Illingwortli protested against the course adopted by the Government, in asking for these supplies, as unnecessary, irregular, and daugcrous. The Attorney General defended the Government's action, and contended that the Imperial Parliament, as well as the local legislature had established precedents for such a course, and he ridiculed the idea of ...
INTERCOLONIAL. NEW SOUTH WALES. SYDNEY, March 12. [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 19 March 1897
INTERCOLONIAL. NEW SOUTH WALES. Svdxkt, Mareli 12. There is every probability of Mr. H. fi. lteid, tlie Premier, visitiug England for the Queen 8 reign cele brations. It is thought Parliament will be called together as soon as possible after the conclusion of the sittiug of the Federal -Convention, and that the Government will then merely ask for a few months supplies to enable the administration of the colony to be carried on till the Pre mier's return, and the legislature re-assembles.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 26 March 1897
THE.. PILBARRA GOLDFIELD NEWS. Published every Friday at Marble Par. Pilbarra Goldfield, North-West Australia. The only organ of public opinion in the extensive and rising district comprised within the limits of the Pilbarra Goldfield. Though only in its sixth issue, this journal has more than doubled its circulation, and the numbers of subscri bers are every day on the increase. Every issue contains voluminous budgets of mining and general news relating to this district, whilst at great expense is also published the latest telegraphic intelligence, including Interprovincial, Intercolonial, and Home and Poreign. With the large and rapidly increasing circulation, and appealing to nearly the whole of the mining population of these fields, the Pilbarra Goldfield News is a most advantageous ADVERTISING MEDIUM, And is especially suitable as such for all importers or manu facturers of mining machinery and other similar requirements, for which there is upon this goldfield a steady demand. ...