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THIRD GLASS PLATE. (Six Furlongs.) [Newspaper Article] — Coolgardie Miner — 13 September 1913
THIRD CLASS PLATE. (Six Furlongs.) ' ? Messenger Boy, . Musketry — liar- . N binger, 6.13 (Darcey) ? 1 Nun Tuck, 7.6 (Craeknell) .. .. 'Z Extortion, 8.11 (W. Trust-oit; .... 3 J ? Other starters: Paynesville/ 0.0 (Mar-.! land), Alesia, 8.10 (Audas), Ayrton, ' 8.9 (O'Brien), Pasture, 8.0 (Siljbrett), ' Ashlar, 6.9 (Young). ' , Betting: 3 ^j.l against Alesia, Nun Tuck and Ashlar, 5 to 1 Messenger Boy, 7 to 1 Extortion, 8 to i Pasture, 10 to 1 Ayrton, 20 to 1 _ «*kyi*cBville. ! Totalisator: Invested' S.O., £270/10/; div., £2/12/. Place, £544; divs., 19/, 14/, 15/. '| Alesia led off, 'but Messenger Boy took command after -they haa gone a short distance. He was lollowed by Alesia, Ayrton and Extortion,_ with Paynesville last. Messenger Boy was . four lengths clear 6f Alesia when, they were approaching the ho..i ] turn, and then came Ashlar, jNuu Tu-.'k and Ayrton .znd Extortion. Messenger Boy led into the straight from Ashlar . and Nun Tact, and coming on, won comfortably by one and a ha...
THE RACING CARNIVAL. [Newspaper Article] — Coolgardie Miner — 13 September 1913
THE RACING CARNIVAL. Everything in connection with the first day of 'che Coolgardie! annual Cup meeting passed off well on Wednesday, and the club is well satisfied with re sults. / The attendance was good, not withstanding the arrogance of Jupiter - Pluvius, who gazed uown upon the pleasure makers with a black loot, which threatened any moment to take liquid form, and drench those below. To-day the second day will be gone through, and this will bring the gold fields round to a conclusion. The Siee retary of the Club, Mr. G. N. Clarke, wishes patrons to take special- heed to the various items, in connection with the meeting, such as tote tickets, change, etc. All dogs found oh the course during the day will receive a hasty despatch to another world, and if anybody possesses a little poodle or . any other sort of canine which he or she particularly desires to- keep, they j will do well to leave it on the chain, i The fields are vlarge, and interesting racing should .be the order. Spe...
WIDGIE HANDICAP. (One Mile.) [Newspaper Article] — Coolgardie Miner — 13 September 1913
WIDGfE 'HANDICAP. rOne Mile.) High. Guard, Mosqueton^-High Life, 8.9 (Darcey) ' ? , .... 1 ! Murella, M'iral — Una,' 8.5 (Big- j lands) ? -. . . . ', . . . 2i Glorify, Valala— Glorieuse, 3.13 ! . (Audas) ? 3 Other- starters: Muralite, 8.9' (Gra- ? ham), Black Art, 6.7 i.Youig), Biown ' Sherry, 6.7 (McPherson\ -Eiirsty, o.7 (Ashley). f Betting: 3 to 1 Highguard, 5-to 4 Mur,ella, 5 to 1 Gforify, 6 to 1 Mural ite, 7 to 1 Black Art, 20 to 1 Brown; Sherry and Flinty. - It was a good race, with the favorite always in a prominent . position. At the distance the second horse, Murella, threw out a strong challenge, but the Mosquieton gelding held his won and raced past the post a comfortable win ner' from Murella, with Glorify, who had ran well towards the finish, a little distance further off, 'third.
Amusements KING'S PICTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Coolgardie Miner — 13 September 1913
Amusements KING'S PICTURES. Nexfc/Ihursday night at the Royal Hall, Coolgardie, Mr Hugh Murray will present another complete change of picture?. The. new series will be headed _by a three-reel adaptation of Wilkie Collins' weird story, ' The Dead Secret/' The cast will include the world famous picture artist, Miss Marion Leonard. The production is said to be a remarkable picture. It is a most, absorbing story, the details of which are too lengthy to describe but which the picture will make quite clear. ? The supporting programme will include '* The Wid ow's Stratagem,1' 'Bunny v. Cutey,' 'vThe Ranchero's Revenge,' 'Mabel's Stratagem,' ' Uses of Dynamite,' and ' Pathe's Gazette/' which will include the laying of the foundation stone of. the Commonwealth Buildings iu the Strand by the Kiug ; splendid por traits are shown of Sir Newton Moore and George Reid, The pic ture of the Kalgoorlie Cup, 1913, will also£ be shown for three nights only.
TO-DAY'S MEETING. WEIGHTS. CARBINE HURDLES. [Newspaper Article] — Coolgardie Miner — 13 September 1913
TO-D^lY'S MEETING. ' - - i WEIGHTS. CARBINE HURDLES. Two miles. st. lb. Boy ... ? 12 6 Lord Parthia ... 11 4 Mosque ... ... 10 8 Whirligig ... ... 912 Foolman ... ... 9 0 Australian Girl ...''9 0 FIRST-CLASS PLATE. Six furlongs, Tom Tom ... ... 10 1- Ejector ... ... 9 5 Roserial ? ?_? 8 9 ? ' Eggshell' ... ... 7 6 Hackee ... .... 7 6' . First Loch ... .'.. 7 1 Foeman ? 6 8 Beresford ... ... 6 8 Lost Chord... .., 6 8\ COOLGARDIE CUP. j One mile and three fnrlongs. Full Sail ? 8,12 Ejector ... .... 8 9 . Dingwall ? : ' 8 7 Glorify ... ' ... 8 4. Ayrville ? 8 0 Murella ' ? '713. Suapcap ... ... 7 5j West Park /.. ... T % .~ Keer Weer ? '7 0 ~ Solo Girl ..'. -...- 6 10 - ' Skiptoti .._. ? .... 6 8 Miafira ... .-.. - 6' 7 Ilia ... ? 6 7 bEOOND-CL kSS P.LATE. SW furlongs. . Balmain \ ? 9 0 - Black Art ? 9 0 Skiptou :. ... 9-0 Spliceguu ... . ..?. 7 10 - - 1 Galiego ? ... ..t .7 1 - Browu fchjiry ... 6 12 Afonelle--*.. -? 6 7 . THIRD-OLAoS PLATE. Six furlongs. Alaciuei' ... '... 9 0 - in ....
Selected Verse. KEEP SMILING. [Newspaper Article] — Coolgardie Miner — 13 September 1913
Selected Verse. ________ &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; KEEP SMILING. Don't be dull and gloomy, &nbsp; If you can't have what you lack. Some day, soon it may be, Your fortune will come back. &nbsp; Luck will turn and find you Some delightful day, Anyhow, just think so — It's much the better way. Meanwhile just be cheery, Meet life with a smile, The boy is always happy Who whistles all the while. &nbsp; When you meet misfortune, Don't let it knock you flat, Just be glad you're living, And let it go at that! &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;
THE CATHEDRAL OF THE BUSH. [Newspaper Article] — Coolgardie Miner — 13 September 1913
THB CATHEDRAL OF THE BUSH. Within the dim cathedral of the pines. The snowy birchen tapers stand night, Far-aisled, .vith lifted flames of leaf- spired gold, While gray and old &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; The verger Autumn wind slips through the night. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Soft-robed in frost-stared vesture mid the dusk, &nbsp; &nbsp; With moon-pale arms, dim Autumn's &nbsp; acolyte &nbsp; &nbsp; Swings smoke-sweet ?ers through &nbsp; each grass-grown glade, &nbsp; And from the shade The hills bend near, close-veiled in moon mist white, While clear and sweet, from oak- em- &nbsp; &nbsp; 'panelled choir, &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; By gray and wind-bare branches screened from sight &nbsp; The sudden song and shadow-cleaving bird, &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Far distant- heard, &nbsp; Breathes benediction thro...
MY LATER VIEW [Newspaper Article] — Coolgardie Miner — 13 September 1913
MY LATER VIEW. I much admired her ready tongue, Her fluent conversation; &nbsp; &nbsp; Upon her words I breathless hung, She liked my admiration. &nbsp; I also praised her nimble wit, Her gibes were mighty clever, &nbsp; I used to think that I could sit And hear her talk for ever. &nbsp; Her arguments showed skill; indeed, Few people could refute her; &nbsp; I tried, but never could, succeed, So seldom would dispute her. But then, in sweet accord were we, vOuv views agreed precisely, &nbsp; And so, of course, I thought that we &nbsp; Would do together nicely. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; But now, of course, we're happy yet, Reposefulness she's' lacking, &nbsp; &nbsp; She talks a heap too much, I bet Some folks would call it clacking. I don't enjoy our joint debates, &nbsp; She does, of' course, I swear it! It's pretty tough, but still the fates Decree that I must bear it.
A DYING RACE. [Newspaper Article] — Coolgardie Miner — 13 September 1913
A DYING. RACE. &nbsp; &nbsp; (By Will H. Ogilvie in the "British Australasian.") &nbsp; The nullah and the spear are lost, The boomerang falls faint in flight, The hunting-paths your fathers crossed Our sheep have trampled out of &nbsp; &nbsp; sight. Your warriors toil for paltry wage, Your kings are but a jest, and scorn, The white men of this later age, Have crowded out your native born! We took your silver and your gold, 'We took your coal, your opals blue; &nbsp; The land you were too weak to hold Our flocks and herds may wander &nbsp; through And we, we give you in return A text, a blanket, meat and flour: 'Tis all the recompense ye earn, Who gave a continent in dower! Before your last grey king grows dumb, &nbsp; &nbsp; Before your last smoke-signal dies. Before by want and woe o'ercome, Your last chief on our threshold lies, &nbsp; &nbsp; Let me with weak, unworthy word, A requiem for your...
INQUEST ADJOURNED, [Newspaper Article] — Coolgardie Miner — 13 September 1913
INQUEST ADJOURNED, &nbsp; _____________ &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; At 3 p.m. yesterday an inquest was opened on the body of Thomas Spence, who was found dead earlier in the day in his camp. The jury empanelled consisted of :— William Michael Faahan (foreman), Robert Nisbet, and William Tindal. After &nbsp; f'ormal evidence of identification was given by P.c. Fleming, the inquest &nbsp; was adjourned until 10 a.m. on the 17th inst. &nbsp;
Summer's Coming. LICENSING PROSECUTIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Coolgardie Miner — 13 September 1913
Summer's Coming. LICENSING PROSECUTIONS. Yesterday morning, before Messrs. D. Macpherson and. J. Kay Hall. J.'sP., Messrs. Faahan and Craig, of this town, were charged with breaches of the Licensing Act and fined 10s and costs. Afterwards William Collier, Alex. Simpson, William O'Connell, Wm. Jones, William Reynolds, James Williams, Herbert Hewitt, Joseph Purdy, and Percy Clarke were fined 5s. and costs for being on licensed premises after 11 p.m. On a similar charge John Pope and George Rogers were dismissed. The police did not press the charges, as the offences were largely technical.
Disorderly Conduct. A CHEEKY BOY. [Newspaper Article] — Coolgardie Miner — 13 September 1913
Disorderly Conduct. A CHEEKY BOY. Yesterday morning, before Messrs. D. Macpherson and J. Kay Hall, J's.P., William Barker, Arthur Howes, and Stanley Stewart were &nbsp; charged with creating a disturbance in Lefroy-street. They were each fined £1 8s and costs for their nocturnal rioting. Had it not been for the cheeky demeanour of the boy Howes, the delinquents might have escaped with more nominal fines. This lad during the whole of the court proceedings treated the case as a joke, and was seen winking at &nbsp; those who crowded the court gallery, which conduct largely accounted for the severe fines. &nbsp;
ITEMS OF INTEREST. [Newspaper Article] — Coolgardie Miner — 13 September 1913
ITEMS OF INTEREST. A Boxing Boom.— Coolgardie is not to be devoid of interest this even- ing, as there will be the long looked- for boxing contest between Jock Craig, of Merredin, and Jerry Pickup, &nbsp; the well-known footballer of Bur- banks. Craig has done some good &nbsp; work, and Pickup is the willing son of a well-known athlete, and is known to be as game as a pebble. &nbsp; The contest will take place in the Royal Hall, and will be preceded by &nbsp; the great film picture, 2500 feet in length, of the Lang-Langford fight, &nbsp; in which the Australian was dis- qualified for a supposed foul, but this will be shown in the picture. Certainly the double programme is an attractive one. &nbsp;
Personal [Newspaper Article] — Coolgardie Miner — 13 September 1913
===================== &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Personal Mr. Bill Wymond says that he can count the number of hairs on his head with infinite more ease than he can pick a winner in any race. Although he follows up the game and always goes on to the course with a pair of field glasses he cannot get into the knack of pocketing winnings. He be- lieves his luck will change, though. Mick Neenan, who had the booths at the Coolgardie races, had a bit of bad luck in striking a slice of weather when thirsts did not rise to any great proportion. Before the meeting a cou- ple of real hot days were experienced, &nbsp; and it looked as if. things would be good for the :biz., but ;a good drop of ' rain and a cold wind upset everything. Mr. Joe Monaghan, to whom iheold town owies much, was on the racecourse on Wednesday picking winners. He was 'for a number of years the civic head of bur municipality, but for th...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Coolgardie Miner — 13 September 1913
Try Heinz Tomato Ketchup &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; It is strictly pure and possesses the j &nbsp; highest degree of rich tomato fiavor. &nbsp; Lends savor to either j^''3''1'^^^^^^^^ &nbsp; hot or cold meats, fish' jf ^1&afW^^\ ' &nbsp; I and game. ^\^^^^==^s^s==^^^ H E I N Z American Table Delicacies Foods, Sauces, Relishes, Condiments You should also try . Heins Baked Beaiase Tomato Soup, Sweet and Sorr Gherkiss Pickles, India Relish, Tomato Chutney. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Evaporated Horse-radish, Etc., Etc. &nbsp; &nbsp; All grocers return purchase price if they fail to please. &nbsp; U n i o n B u l k B e e r — AND— Union Gold Top Ale Famous Throughout the Eastern Goldfields. &nbsp; Brewed and Bottled by The Union Brewery - Kalgoorlie &nbsp; The CREMORNE HOTEL , COOLGARDIE TRY A DREADNO...
Problems for Prospectors to Ponder Over. (PLEASE CUT THEM OUT). COMPARISONS THAT NEED NO COMMENT. GOLD COMPARISON [?] [Newspaper Article] — Coolgardie Miner — 13 September 1913
Problems for Prospectors to Ponder Over. (PLEASE CUT THEM OUT). &nbsp; .COMPARISONS THAT NEED NO COMMENT. &nbsp; &nbsp; (BY A. M. McINTYRE, FOR THE "COOLGARDIE MINER."). GOLD. COMPARISON 16. &nbsp; This year 65 gold mining tenements upon which the rent had not been paid in advance were forfeited before &nbsp; the end of July. COMPARISON 17. If a prospector wishes to test a bit of country he has a right to take up 18 acres by buying a miner's right at a cost of 5/, and the payment of 5/ as a registration fee, but he must work it every day. COMPARISON 18. &nbsp; No holder of a mining tenement is exempt fromm Road Board taxation under the Act. COMPARISON 19. When a mining man-wishes to take &nbsp; &nbsp; up a miner 's homestead lease on the goldfields he has to pay a minimum of 2/ per acre per annum over a period &nbsp; of 20 years. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; COMPARISON 20. The surv...
The Coolgardie Miner Published Weekly SATURDAY, SEPT. 13, 1913 OURSELVES. [Newspaper Article] — Coolgardie Miner — 13 September 1913
The Coolgaardie Miner Published Weekly SATURDAY, SEPT. 13, 1913 OURSELVES. &nbsp; The "Coolgardie Miner" has just passed over the first six months of its existence. The proprietors are pleased with the success that has attended their efforts, but recognise there is room for vast improvement. There are plenty of easier jobs in the world than launching a newspaper, but there are few harder. A fledgling in the journalistic world always gets hard hit unless it can close its safe doors over a good quantity of rmno(?), and as those behind the printing press in this concern are unable to do that, they have been bumped pretty hard at times but the encounter has left no &nbsp; serious after effects, and we have as &nbsp; yet been able to live through. We have endeavored to please everybody by fair open criticism, and we believe we have done so; or at least all but those against whom the criticism was directed. We have managed to avoid &nbsp; any unpleasant enc...
Our Sydney Letter. Sydney, August 28th,' 1913. The Thir[?] [Newspaper Article] — Coolgardie Miner — 13 September 1913
Our Sydney Letter. Sydney, August 28th, 1913. The Thirteenth. &nbsp; Mr. Wade, the leader of the Oppo - sition, is to move his thirteenth mo- tion of censure on the Government to night. It is said that it will be forced to a division before the House rises. But, in a dying Parliament, the temp- tation to "talk to Buncombe" is so strong that there may be some relaxa- tion of the Ministerial issue. On paper &nbsp; it would seem that the Ministry might go down. For the motion is aimed at the Norton-Griffith agreement, which &nbsp; because it aims at re-introducing pri- vate enterprise, both into the construc- tion of railways, and the flotation of loans is detested by many Laborites &nbsp; as heartily as it is by the Opposition. This is one of the rare cases in which the Liberals are tolerably solid, whilst their Labor opponents are the reverse. &nbsp; &nbsp; Indeed, Mr. McGirr, who is the newest Labor member and the newest mem- ber in th...
FOUND DEAD. A GRUESOME DISCOVERY. ILL HEALTH THE CAUSE. [Newspaper Article] — Coolgardie Miner — 13 September 1913
FOUND DEAD. A GRUESOME DISCOVERY. &nbsp; ILL HEALTH THE CAUSE. &nbsp; At 8.45 yesterday morning the Coolgardie police received word from John Dyer that he feared something was wrong with Thomas Spence, as he had not seen him around his camp as usual. In company with P.c. Sayers, the informant returned to the camp of the man in question, and on entering, the constable and civilian were horrified to find a corpse with a horrible gash in its throat on the bunk, whilst a pool of blood was upon the floor. An hour later P.c. Fleming took the last mortal remains of the deceased to the morgue. Upon an old almanac the deceased had written his last message of anguish and hopeless- ness, &nbsp; "You will think it strange of &nbsp; me doing this rash act, but I'm &nbsp; better dead than alive. In the &nbsp; first place I have to take physic continually. I am ruptured, and my legs are done. I cannot walk, and now I am punished with my &nbsp...
GRAIN COMPARISON 16. [Newspaper Article] — Coolgardie Miner — 13 September 1913
GRAIN. &nbsp; COMPARISON 16. During this year none of the far mers' holding have yet been forfeited for arrears oi: icut, and it is rare That any agricultural or pastoral holding ia forfeited before the end of November. COMPARISON 17. Should a farmer desire to go on the land, he is 'entitled to 120 acres free, gratis and for nothing. COMPARISON 18. A very large proportion of the people on the land arc o'cuin-t from taxation by the Roads Boards under &nbsp; the Act. &nbsp; COMPARISON 19. In the agricultural areas the maxi- mum that a settler has to pay towards the 'outright purchase of his laud, is &nbsp; 6d. per acre per annum. ' ' COMPARISON. 20. &nbsp; &nbsp; In the agricultural centres up to 50 acres are surveyed for the sum of £4/15, and payments are spread ovtfr a PERIOD OF TWENTY YEARS. COMPARISON 21. &nbsp; &nbsp; When a man wishes to go on the land, he can get bundles of litho- graphs for nothing, which show how...