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CYCLE v. HORSE. MELBOURNE, April 22. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 30 April 1896
CYCLE v. HORSE. MELBOURNE, April 22. A match was arranged to-day between W. Martin, the American cyclist and Mr J. Robertson's trotting horse. The match takes place on Wednesday next on the Richmond racecourse for £20, the Australian Trotting Association adding a purse of £20. The match consists of mile heats, best two out of three to win. No pacemakers will be allowed but the start will be a flying one.
The Kalgoorlie to Menzies Railway. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 30 April 1896
The Kalgoorlie to Menzies Railway. Now that the survey of the proposed Kalgoorlie to Menzies railway has been promised we trust the committee will not rest from their labors in the 1,efief that victory has been won. The direct route from Kalgoorlie to Menzies has so many and such great recommendations that the committee may be tempted to cease from their efforts to advance its claims from the conviction that no Gb vernment having the interests of the country at heart, and having the merits, of the rival routes before them, would construct the railway to Menzies in other than a direct line from Kalgoorlie. The Broad Arrow, Smithfield, Paddington, and Bardoc districts are as rich, if not richer, than Menzies, and are just as much entitled to railway communication. In fact a line to these places in the near future is absolutely necessary, but it would be sintply absurd to serve them by a railway which first went north-east to Mount Burgess, then north-west to 25-Mile, and then north-ea...
Return of Mr C. Kapp. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 30 April 1896
Return of Mr 0. Kapp. Mr C. Kapp, the head of the firm of Messrs C. Kapp and Co., returned to Kalgoorlie on Friday evening, after having arranged the firm's temporary embarrassments. His return was made the occasion of a social gathering of the employees and friends of the firm, who assembled to welcome him home and also to extend a hearty welcome to Mr Fredericks, who had helped the firm in its time of trouble. There was a large gathering, and Mr M. Schroder, who had charge of the estate during the time the creditors had possession, occupied the chair, The chairman, m giving the toast of the firm coupled with the names of Messrs Kapp and Fredericks, said he had a very pleasant experience while in charge of the business. All the employees of the firm had worked with him to make the business a success, and they had succeeded so well that the present gathering was being held. They all welcomed Mr Kapp back amongst them, and hoped he would long remain in their midst to make the immense...
THE ACCUSED BEFORE THE COURT. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 30 April 1896
THE ACCUSED BEFORE THE COURT. Yesterday morning the Police Court was crowded when the cases arising out of Saturday night's disturbance were called on. The Bench was composed of Messrs Davis and Fielding, R.M.'s. The latter gentleman, however, left after the luncheon adjournment for Coolgardie. The following are the names of the accused, and the charges preferred against them : Martin. Lilis--(1) disorderly conduct, (2) assaulting Constable McDonald, and (8) resisting Constables McDonald and Riddell in the execution of their duty. Denis O'Connor-(l) disorderly conduct, (2) assaulting Constable McDonald, (83) in. citing a prisoner to resist, and (4) violently resisting Constable Anderson in the execu tion of his duty, and (5) breaking a window at the Exchange Hotel. Christopher Bennett - inciting prisoner O'Connor to resist the police. Michael Connolly-(1) disorderly conduct, (2) refusing to assist the police in the Queen's name. The charge which had been preferred against H. Robson ...
Brunner Relief Fund. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 30 April 1896
Brunner Relief Fund. There was a vei~y large congregation at the United Chu rh Aervice in Messrs Matheson ando.'s large iron building on Sunday afternoon. Aboht 500 persons, in cludinga numin of ladies, were present. The adherents p~tj.: various churches marched in pro.essn 'rom the Wesleyan Church, headed ?.by`'`the Salvation Army Band, and were dtiis theineans of attracting a large number to :the meeting. The music in the building was:tupplied by Messrs Barlow (organ), and Stephens (clarionette), and the singing of the united choirs was much ap preciated. A temporary platform had been erected, and was occupied by the Rev. C. Clark (who conducted the service), Rev. H.enry Wilkinson (Wesleyan), ,Captain. Underwood, of the Salvation Army, and Mr F. Kelsall, secretary of the Relief/Fund. The Rev.' G. Johlnston, whli hid bean very energetic in arranging the servieerwas num fortunately incapacitated through illness, and was therefore unable to be presfnm. Warden Davis, who had been invi...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 30 April 1896
Bannan Xtreet, NaigooriHe The Oldest Established Business on the- Fields. , W Fter fCo 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 MOTI'O :--" QUALITY Is THE TEST OF CHEAPNESS." AGENTS FOR THE FAMOUS SWAN BREWERY BEER. SFE E Ran eTAIL •,R DRAPERS, IRONMONGERS, & PRODUCE. MERCHANTS. -SPar IAL PRICES. OR XINING RETEOUISITE A xaHIt3 FD. STORES SUPPLIED . D T WtHrO-LE SILG~ . RnTeSS. GOOD AS3ORTMENT. LOWEST PRICES. .PROMPT DELIVER' Eaiaeritoi *iV tool LIST OF MEUBERS--. ' 'R. L,, " HAIR, O.. . .J. W. WHITTAKER. H. PARMIN'TER J. A. O'MEEHAN, Vro-OHaa N J. P. LEE: . W. MARMIO A. P. TURNBULL. JAMES ASSIDY. . J. ADAMS. R. D. THOMP ?ON. R. WELLS. WM. uOATS... T. F. WHITFORD. --A N. TRENFELL. T. W ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 30 April 1896
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The Progress of West Australia. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 30 April 1896
The Progress of West Australia. VITAL statistics and financial returns for the first quarter of the year show in a striking manner the marvellcusly rapid strides the colony is making in population and wealth. The quarter's increase in population is estimated to be 15,944 or slightly over 15 per cent, and is enormously greater than that of the previous quarter, which was calculated at 6862. The excesstof arrivals in the colony over tdepartures during the quarter was 15,876. Most of the immi grants come from the Eastern Colonies, all the efforts of the Press of the neigh bouring colonies having failed to deter them from travelling Westward. The rate at which the population of the colony is increasing is shown by the fact that the increase during the whole of last year was 19,163, or but 3219 greater than that of the first quarter of the present year. A specially pleasing feature of the leturns is the increase in the munber' of the fair sex who are coming to the colony. The proportion ...
Kalgoorlie Police Court. THURSDAY, APRIL 23. (Before Mr L. R. Davis, R.M.) [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 30 April 1896
Kalgoorlie Police Court. THURSDAY. APRIL 23. (Before Mr L. R. Davis, R.M.) William Conrick was charged with being drunk in Hannan-street on the previous day. The accused admittedl the offence and was discharged with a caution. G. Lesley was charged with cruelty and wantonly ill-treating a :orse by working it while it was suffering from sore shoulders. The accused admitted the charge, but-said that he had obtained the permission of the inspector of stock to work thehorse provided he looked after the sore parts. The R.M. dismissed the case with costs against the accused, end ordered him not to work the horse until the shoulders were better. Randolph Bedford was charged that on 3rd April he unlawfully and knowingly by . certain false pretence, to wit, a cheque drawn on the West Australian Bank, Perth, for £40 lis, did obtain the sum of £2 from one James Edwards, of Coolgardie, with intent to defraud the said James Edwards contrary to the statute in such case made and pro vided. The R.M...
Disturbance in Hannans Street. EXCITING SCENES. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 30 April 1896
Disturbance in Hannans Street. EXCITING SCENES. For months past the MINER has had reason to congratulate the people of Kal goorlie on the good order observed in the streets. On Saturday evenings the streets have been crowded with thousands of persons, but rows have been the exception, and the police have had comparatively little to do. More recently, however, the authorities have been taking steps to check the use of filthy language in public, and in their en deavours in this direction they have had the sympathy of all those who wish to see Kal goorlie become a town in which women may reside without being offended by hearing foul expressions made use of. It was in making an arrest on a charge of disorderly conduct which included the use of bad language that a scene, which it is to be hoped, will never be re-enacted in our streets, occurred early on Saturday night. It was shortly before 9 o'clock on Saturday night that Constables Riddell and McDonald took a man named Martin Lilis int...
Bardoc Notes. April 23. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 30 April 1896
Bardoc Notes.. April 23. The satisfactory crushing from the Excel sior of over 5oz per ton referred to last week has resulted in a big demand being made for properties on the Excelsior line, and the fact of the water difficulty being overcome in Bardoc is now fully recognised by the leading investors on the eld, who are daily picking up the good things here. Snowden's 9-acre block near the Queens lander, on the line of reef of that name con tinues to open up splendidly, some remark ably rich stone having been raised yesterday. The Queenslander owners will, I understand. resume operations next Monday, 27th inst. their somewhat lengthy exemption expiring on that date. The election for the new Progress Com mittee resulted in Mr B. Leslie being re turned at the top of the poll, the following being elected in the order named :-Messrs A. Laidlaw, S. Bridges, A. Gath, W. Ash worth, R. Pym, T. O'Loughlin. J. Blacker. and T. Monaghan. The first meeting of the yew committee was held on Monday...
DEATH OF SIR HENRY PARKES. A PEACEFUL END. SYDNEY, April 27. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 30 April 1896
DEATH SIR HENRY PARKES. A PEACEFUL END. (BY TELEGRAPH.) SYDNEY, April 27. Sir Henry Parkes died shortly after 4 o'clock this morning. His condition had shown considerable improvement, but failure of the action of the heart occurred, and he died somewhat suddenly. The only persons with him at the time of his death were Lady Parkes and the Misses Parkes, and Dr O'Connor, who has been constantly in attendance. Since Monday last it was noticed that Sir Henry had changed for the worst, the heart's action having become de cidedly weak. A restorative was applied, 'and for a time the venerable statesman rallied. Hope was enter tained that he would pull through. As last night wore on, however, it was observed that he was gradually sinking and despite all efforts he succumbed a few minutes after 4 o'clock. The end was very peaceful. During the last few days he hoped in a large measure to regain his health. Yesterday Sir Henry seemed rather better, although he could not speak, and he only seem...
Bardoc News. April 22. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 30 April 1896
Bardoc News. (FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT.) April 21. The ordinary election for the vacant seats on the Bardoc Progress Committee took place on Saturday. The public took much interest in the result. Twelve candidates were nominated for the nine seats, and of these Messrs Leslie, Gath, Laidlaw, Pym, Ash worth, Blacker, Monaghan, Bridge, an O'Loghlin were elected. Messrs Blacker Bridge, and O'Loghlin are new members, th other six having had seats on the old com mittec. At the declaration of the poll a large number assembled at Dudley's hotel, and each candidate was called upon to return thanks for the honor of being elected. The crowd was in good humor, and cheered suc cessful and unsuccessful candidates alike.
Mining Notes. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 30 April 1896
Mining Notes. A winding plant has been obtained for Tindal's mine. Mr G. W. Froggart is the new manager of the Hannans Eureka. It is reported that a good reef has been found 10 miles south-east of Woolgangie, where a likely looking belt of auriferous country is being prospected. Some very nice specimens has been brought in from the Struck Oil mine near Bardoc: The quartz carries coarse gold all through it, and the reef is described as a very rich one. Mr C. Kaufman, who has invested so heavily in our mines on behalf of his com pany, returned to Kalgoorlie on Wednesday evening accompanied by Mr H. L. Conran. It has been decided to use horses below ground at Broken Hill. At Block 14 a start was made with them this week. This is the first time horses have been used underground at Broken Hill. The Norseman " Pioneer" states that prospectors have returned from the Bremer Ranges, where, the paper states, there is no doubt gold is being obtained, but any rush is strongly deprecated. A lot ...
RAILWAY COMMUNICATION WITH KANOWNA. PERTH, April 22. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 30 April 1896
RAILWAY iCOMMUNICA TIQN WITH KANOWNA. (BY TELEGRAPR.) (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) PERTH, April 22. The Mayor of Kanowna (Mr W. Lowes), Crs Barry an-d Batho, Messrs Moran, Illingworth, Randell, and Traylun, M.'sL.A., and Messrs Lissi mar, Olarke, Goodrich, and Saunders (Mayor of Perth), waited on the Premier yesterday, as a deputation, for the purpose of requesting that the railway be extended from' Kalgoorlie to Kanowna. The members of the deputation presented facts and figures supporting their request. in reply Sir John Forrest expressed himself as very pleased to receive the deputation, and to see so many mem. bers of Parliament there giving it their support. The Government was most anxious to extend railway communica. tion to every important centre on the goldfields. The only questions they had to consider were: Firstly, was there any necessity for the line; and secondly, was the expenditure justifi able. Ona an occasion such as that they would understand he was not desirous of...
THE COURTS. Kalgoorlie Warden's Court. WEDNESDAY, 22ND APRIL. (Before Mr L. R. Davis, Warden. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 30 April 1896
THE COURTS. Kalgoorlie Warden's Court. WEDNESDAY, 22ND APRIL. (Before Mr L. R. Davis, Warden. Veitch v. Power.-Adjourned to Kanowna. McLean v. Goodie.-Adjourned to Broad Arrow. Faahan v. Burkc.-.Aljourncdl to Broad Arrow. Hearing of an objection to issue of lease No. 3203 by P. M. Emery. Mr Pilkington appeared for the objector, a ,d Mr Jodrell for the defendant. Percy Emery deposed that he held a miner's right, dated 27th August, 1895. He made an application for the ground com prised in application for lease 3203. He would not know his own application if he saw it. He paid the fees £20 10s on the application. The application was tendered and received on September 26. It had not been refused or granted since then. Tendered his appli cation on August 27, within 10 days of pegging the ground, and it was refused be cause Mr Vernon would not initial it. Mr Vernon refused because he said the ground was under reserve. He went to Warden Jephson and asked if he could do anything in the matte...
THURSDAY, APRIL 23. (Before Mr L. R. Davis, Warden.) PLAINTS. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 30 April 1896
THURSDAY, APRnL 23. (Before Mr L. R. Davis, Warden.) PLAINTS. Huggins v. Taprowsky.-Adjourned to Kanowna. Coombe v. Rey.-Adjourned to Kanowna. Corfie'd v. McLean and others.-No ap pearance. Struck out. Sutherland v. Hurst.-No appearance. Struck out. Hearing of objections to survey of leases 2990, 2991, 2974, and 2902 by J. Callaghan. Mr Jodrell appeared for tile objectors. Mr Pilkington for the applicant. Mr Pilkington raised the point that the court had no jurisdiction to hear any objec tion before survey, and pointed out that this objection was an atteipt to raise an objec tion to the issue of leases after the 80 days grace had expired. The Warden ruled as follows :-I have no jurisdiction to hear the objection to survey in this form, as it amounts to an objection to issue of the lease, and I cannot see how the survey, if made, can interfere in any way with the rights, if any, of J. Callaghan to the same area. I therefore dismiss the objection but do not allow costs." EXEMPTION APP...