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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Townsville Daily Bulletin — 16 July 1907
Thinking the leaves of the pineapple plant might be turned Into profit, says the 'Morning Bulletin,' Rockhampton, of July 13, Mrs. B. Boldeman, of the Ulster Arms Hotel, Gladstone-street, about twelve months ago devoted her attention to producing fibre from them. A few weeks ago, when the Go vernor (Lord Chelmsford) was present at the annual show of the Rockhamp ton Agricultural Society. Mrs. Bolde man, through the President of the So ciety (Mr R, S. Archer), presented His Excellency with a sample of the fibre, and the Governor, on his return to Brisbane, handed It over to the De partment of Agriculture. Mrs. Bolde man is in receipt of a report from the Under-Secretary for Agriculture (Mr E. G. E. Scrlven). The report states that the Department has no Information concerning machinery for the extraction of fibre, but the sample was considered toy Mr A. J. Boyd, the editor of the 'Agricultural Journal,' who had made a special study of fibres, to be an excellent one, and one which coul...
NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION. LONDON, Judy 14. [Newspaper Article] — Townsville Daily Bulletin — 16 July 1907
NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION. (By Table.) LONDON. Judy 14. At the National Rifle Association meeting at Blsley, Shaw (Australia) nnd thirteen others lied for the 'Dally Graphic Trophy.' Searle and Motion (Charters Towers), were in the first twenty. Motton and 2', others tied for the 'Graphic' trophy all scoring possibles. The National Ritle Association have decided to present the Australian Kolapore. team with silver bowls simi lar to those of the recognised win ners.
THE RIFLE. N.Q.R. and C.S. RIFLE CLUB. ANNUAL MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Townsville Daily Bulletin — 16 July 1907
THE RIFLE. N.Q.R. and C.S. RIFLE CLUB. ANNUAL MEETING. The annual meeting of the above club was held at tho Oddfellows' Hall, West End on 6th inst.. when there wero present Messrs. Melville. (Capt.) Keys. Nnpp, Burrows, Desmond, Mc Intyrc, Skyrlng, Hone. Bath, Milne, and Morris (secretary). The Captain read his annual report as follows:— Your committee, in presenting their annual report, congratulate the mem bers on one of the most successful yonrs Qf the ten passed since the in ception of the club. The membership keeps up to the average numbering 35. During the year 16 members left the club, viz. three by transfer and 13 by resignation, whilst 16 new members were elected. The transfer of Mr B. J. MacGinley to Mount Morgan was a bli; loss to the club, as he was an en thusiast In rifle work. The club was ? formed In the early part of 1S97, nnd of the 20 foundation members fvo are still active and have been ^n since the formation. The work of the club Is ? progressing favorably and th...
STEVENSON AND PARKER. SYDNEY, July 15. [Newspaper Article] — Townsville Daily Bulletin — 16 July 1907
STEVENSON AND PARKER. ifly TU'ct.-.i.IO SYDNEY. July 15. Stovrnson was in wonderful form In the billiard match with Parker this nfternnon. He kept the spectators under a spell while r-elintr off Do:nts and carried his unfinished break to 570 which is an Australian record, and won tlie £100 prize offered by Hclron and Smith. The break was made In forty minutes. In three successive runs of 473, 393, and '.SO. the champion thus aggregated 144C. which is Steven 'son's record, and probably the world's record. He also m.-ide during the afternoon session 100. 131, 275, and 95 unfinished. Parker's best effort was 94.. The scores were:— Stevenson (In play). 13,000; Parker, 11.4S:-. At the evening session the champion was once more in splendid touch. He car ried his unfinished break to 275, anrt at his fourth visit to tlie table strung together a magnificent iK. His down fall came from an attempt to nego tiate a cannon (iff the cushion. ? Ha nlsn made 1G2. Park, r bad runs of fin. 74. and C4....
GLADSTONE DISTRICT. [Newspaper Article] — Townsville Daily Bulletin — 16 July 1907
GLADSTONE DISTRICT. Following are returns received by the Warden for June: — Georslinna Ex tended, Tableland: 20 tons for 29cz. 12dwt; total value, £115 Ss 9d; \alue P^r ounce, £3 18s. 13C tons of tailings wen: treated by Mr J. Fltlon. at Tabelani. for a yield of 5Vpz., valued at f4 0s fid per ounce; and 172 tons from Mount Rainbow for a yield of 87oz., value £S'-'. The alluvial eoM obtained from Will cocks1 Cannla Dredging Company area 'was 35 ounces, valued at flF2 2s 6d Glassford Creek returned 912 tons f -r a yield of 21.5S7 tons of copper, 769oz. o; silver, and M.SSJoz. gold. Mount Can niniah returned 3217 tons for a yleU of 2S tons of cepper, 40uoz. silver, an I 10o«. pold. The Mount Hecloi returns hava not been received. Mount Hector.— Mr Henderson, one of tin; Mount He-ctor directors, reports that feince the vtverberatory lurnace commenced smelting, about eighteen wesks ago, 82 tons of matte las been produced, of an approximate value of £420). Fully 10& tons of ore i...
REDCAP MINES. [Newspaper Article] — Townsville Daily Bulletin — 16 July 1907
REDCAP MINES. M:- S. N. Rodda, manager, reports for iveek ending July 1st.:— Queenslander Mine. — Morrison Ma'n Shaf:. Heavy water was cut in. the back holes of the 250ft. level, and rose 70ft. in the shaft. We have since been pumping steadily and have got the water under control, lowering It steadily at the rate a£ Jin. p.sr hour. 180ft Level North Drive. This has boon stopped temporarily but driving will be resumed during the coming week. ISO feet Level South Drive. Stopped owing to heat of lime; stope is now being put in for ventilation and work will be re sumed. Have been overhauling and re pairing surface plant and feed pumps at Morrison and Mclliwralih shafts during week. No. 1 rise ISOft Level South. Risen for the week 12ft. height 16ft, 6In. good ore at face. When this is through I expect beneficial results as far as ore and ventilation is con cerned. A crosscut put in the tootwall at the 180ft level south cut l.ide, or a lap over of the present lode, it? width is assaying 3...
EVENING CALL. (By Telephone.) CHARTERS TOWERS, July 15. [Newspaper Article] — Townsville Daily Bulletin — 16 July 1907
EVENING CALL. (By Telephone.) CHARTERS TOWERS, July 15. )Blue Peter, b 4d s 6d Bonnie Dundee, s lid Brilliant Extended, b 7s s 7s Cd Carrington's United, b 6s 6d s 6s 7d Carrlngton's 1 and 2 Bast, b Ss «d s . 3s 7d Carrington's 1 nnd 2 East, i-aid-up, n 4s 2d s 4s Bd Clark's Brilliant Worcester ond Vic tory, paid-up, b SVfcd s 614J Day Dawn School Reserve, s Ud Durham Consols, fc 3s 4d s 3s SI Golden Alexandra,' b 2s lOd Golden Alexandra, paid-up, b 3s 9d s 4s 2d Kelly's Queen Ulock, b 3s 3d 8 3s 6d Kulamadau, b Is 7d s Is 9d Kulamadau, paid-up, b is 4d s 2s 9d Marshall's Queen, b 9d s Is Mills' United, b 15s s 16s New Brilliant Freehold, b 2s 2(1 s 2s 4'1 New Queen, b 1b Id s Is 3d North Queen, paid-up, b 6d s Hid Papuan, Brilliant and Victoria, s Is Pfeiffer's Day Dawn, b 4s 9d Queen Central, paid-up, b 2s oil e 3s :?'- Ruby, b 2s 6d s 2s 8d Ruty, paid-up, 't- 2s 9d s 3s Talisman, b 9d s 9%d ? \ Wallis' Day Dawn, b t-d s Sd Mount Molloy, b Ifs 6d r 19s iM O.K. Copper Mines, b 9s s...
CHARTERS TOWERS. NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Townsville Daily Bulletin — 16 July 1907
CHARTERS TOWERS. NOTES. Tha mining secretaries on Charters Towers have decided to adopt a sug gestion made by the Sydney Stock Ex change, when advertising any call lu notify the amount per share, called up including that call. This will be very acceptable information foi' investors off the feld. The proposal that certain mlnlns companies at Queenton should co operate to prospect the deep ground was discussed at a meeting o£ nr.no. managers and investors last evening (says the 'Miner'). After some dis cussion Messrs E. H. T.' Plant, John Mlllett, Wm. White, and A. Wockner were appointed a committee to con sider details and submit a report. At Wallls' Day Oawn Gold Mlues, Ltd., the rise over the No. 8 level ia up about 14ft., with a reef averasins from 8 to Sin. of fair mineral stone. At the No. 7 i-lot the stone will aver age from 4 to Gin. of fair mineral stone. At the No. 4 wcEt level the crosscut is In 32fL, with a reef averaging from I to i-in. In the winze west of this cross cut...
MAURITIUS SUGAR MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Townsville Daily Bulletin — 16 July 1907
MAURITIUS &UGAR MARKET. The 'American Sugar Industry and Beet Sugar Gazette' supplies the fol lowing Information concerning the sugar output of Mauritius in 1906, and the depressed condition of the indus try :— -The present sugar crop of Mau ritius Is the largest ir. the history of the industry, the output amounting to 205,000 tons, possibly 210,000 tons. Tho crop year begins August 1. On July 31, 1906, there were 31,766 bags in store, and from that date up to January 25, 1907, 2,585,571 bags have been received from the estates. This is an excess of 281,708 bags over the quantity re ceived from the estates during the name period of the preceding crop year. 'There were in store on February 1. 1907, 1,282,832 bags, against 927,201 at the same date last year. The exports from August 1, 1906, to January 25, 1907, were 102,715 metric tons of 22,040 poundB each against 109,195 tons dur ing the same period of the preceding year. The Bombay market controls sugar prices at Port Louis...
AUSTRALIAN WOOL EXPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Townsville Daily Bulletin — 16 July 1907
AUSTRALIAN WOOL EXPORTS. The following table, compiled by Messrs Dalgtty and Co., Mo'iourne, shows the exports of wool from Aus tralia in the twelve months ended Ihr. 30th of June last and the previous year, with a comparison of the figures for the two periods : — In. or do. State. 190r,-6. 1905-7. for 1906-7. Victoria ? 431,406 50C.650 In. 75,244 N.S. Wales .. 741,194 837.869 In. 96,675 Queensland . 102,045 117,550 In. 15,503 S. Australia.. 124.472 146,431 In. 21.959 W. Australia. «.«5 40,789 De. 1,666 Tasmania ... 13.24S 13,841 In. 693 Total .... 1.451.E20 1,063,130 In. 208,310
LIGHTNING RIDGE OPAL FIELDS. SOME RICH FINDS. SYDNEY, July 15. [Newspaper Article] — Townsville Daily Bulletin — 16 July 1907
LIGHTNING IUDGE OPAL FIELDS. SOME I'llCH FINDS. (By TelorrraT'li.) SYDNEY. J'ulv 15. Tlv. Lightning Ridge opal fields, in the Collarcnbri district, are causing considerable excitement just now on account of the very rich stone being got out of (he wost slopes of the ridge. Last week Ernest Mayer obta'ned £800 (worth of stones, and many others on the western slopes are getting 5ood stones .finds of from £50 to £200 be ins frequent. There are now fully 330 ?miners on the field, and they holl amongst them between £40,000 an:l £50;l!CC worth of cpals.
THIS CHILLAGOE COMPANY, LTD. [Newspaper Article] — Townsville Daily Bulletin — 16 July 1907
THE CHILLAGOE COMPAN1, LTD. Mr P. Brander, manager, reports for tha week ended 6th lnsf — Zillmanton: Have lowered -.hc wat-jr to within 6 fe.;t of the 250ft. level. Ruddygore: Sh'pped Ii tons ore to the smelters from the No. 1 open cats*, which assayed 5 per cent copper, and 1.8d.:. silver per ton. Removed the usual quantity of overburden. Timber ins new shaft. v Otho: Drive from prospecting shaft Ir in 59 feet. Boomerang and Mount Luc;1: Sup plying the usual quantities '.ronstone. Mr P. Kunze, manager of the reduc tion works, reports for the month of June:— t Copper furnace 19 days.— Treated : Chlllagoe ore, S33 tons; Chlllagoe flux Bulphldes. 331 Ions; Mungana ore, 1SS tons; purchased ore, 29$ tons; lead furnace matte, 34? tons; , Olrofia flux sulphides, 253 tons; total, £296 tons. Produced 335 tons matte, contovnlng «4 tons copper, And 19,5G3oz. silver, 'In. *fie following proportions:— Tohn. Oz Conner. Silver. Chlllagoe Company ? *7 8034 Mungana Company ? -2* ' 1SM Purchased or...
STANNARY HILS MINES AND TRAMWAY COMPANY, LTD. [Newspaper Article] — Townsville Daily Bulletin — 16 July 1907
STANNARY HILS MINKS AND TRAMWAY COMPANY, LTD. Mr C. E. MUliolls, general manager, reports for the week ended July 5: — Ivanhoe: Tramway adit driven 7l- , tnini 84ft. Xo. C Eclinse drive drlw.i lft.. total Sill.: stopped for the we*. No. t- N. drive driven llitl., total 253ft., in formation. Xo. 6 N.W. crosscut driven 4ft. Gin . total 12ft. :!ln. -n foi malirn. 2S5 tons sent to ths mill. Monarch Sli-iU: Sunk Jilt., totfll 130ft . in or-. Eclipse: ir.Oft. E. drive driven 2ft. Cl.l . total I91t., :r. -i.' Kitchener: N-. 1 N. drive fii?vcn 5C. loul T9ft., mineralised. Tunnel S.I3. drive driven Gi'r , total 33ft. 100 tons sent to the mill from No. 1 stope. Extended'. Sur.ing- In fair crc ha* been carried out at 160fl. levsl. Twelve tons sent to th* mill. Tho Central Hill shaft has been sunk 13tt., total lOSft. The tunnel has been extended 17ft , total 498ft. S.W. drive off C'.-nlral Hill tunnel driven tit., total ?6f-.. Iona tunel driven bft . total 205ft, tin. Arbouin: 2F..1 tons sent t...
RAND DYNAMITE EXPLOSION. LONDON, July 14. [Newspaper Article] — Townsville Daily Bulletin — 16 July 1907
RAND DYNAMITE EXPLOSION'. LONDON. Julv 14. In connection with tho latest exri'o slon on the Rand, It has transpired that recently KtlfoTs Hotel was Ihe head quarters of the strikers, duI shortly befor1 the explosion a number of work Ing miners wer-j In the billiard roovi. It is presumed the explosion wa.s direc ted against these. Four thousand strikers on the Rand have determine*', to f.pht to a finish, and arj cabling; the Labor bodies In Australia, New Zea land, and America for assistance. A prlvnte letter to the 'Daily Chronicle' states that the Band minors a month ago appf-a'ed to the British Trade Unions through Mr Ramsay MacDon ald. M.P., either to render financial as sistance or to rpmpel the Imperial Government to -withdraw the Iroops. There was no response. The Trans vaal Premier, General Botha, replying to a miners' deputation at Victoria, de /clined to legislate In the direction nf arbitration this year. He alvlsed th' men to resume work. The dejji:tnt'vi repudiated resro...
SENTENCED TO EXILE. LONDON, July 14. [Newspaper Article] — Townsville Daily Bulletin — 16 July 1907
SENTENCED TO EXILE. I/JNDON. Julr 14. Madame Guerin has been srn'enccd to three years' exile to a French penil colony. [A cable date-d June 7 stated— t)r Hebert has boor, acquitted or comp'lc Ity in the alle(}efi:'tnatrlmonial agi?ncy swindle In Paris.- ^The trial of the'ease against Madama (fjjierln is m-nesedlng. The Paris eorresporidont-ofthe l-ri- don 'Dally Mair'.Jwrote ' under date November 25. lP»i' li'Affalr.- llebert' Brows more an* niore Jnysterlous. The attempt to-mupderDr Hebert, n ^3aA-»'~;*' adlan physlclaii, with ah address 1» London, at a. villa near Fontiinehleau appeared at first to be the outcome or a simple dispute between debtor and creditor. Inouirles have been made which prove that It was a c.re£ully planned murder plot, fs-om which Dr Hebert escaped with ? severe wounds and that tMb. 'missing man Cssbron hal purchased a large tanU in which to conceal his victim's body. Tho mar riage agency frauds conducted by Cee bron and the woman prisoner Guerin, In which I...