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Goldfields Racing THE COOLGARDIE CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Coolgardie Miner — 20 September 1913
Goldfields Racing -THE OOOLGAKDIE CLUB!' The annual round of Eastern Gold fields race meetings was brought to a conclusion on Saturday afternoon Jast by the Coolgardie Racing Olub- when it held its seeoud day's racing. The wea ther was fine but most disagreeable, dust, storms being in evidence through out the afternoon; The attendance, however, was quite up to expectations, and the- .club nad . a. most successful meeting. ; . . , ?'.=. , ; . During the1 afternoon 'the stipendiary stewards (.Messrs. Alex, -1/icDougall, S. 03. Curtis, and S. Grimwood, junr.) held two inquiries. .-:-;? The starter laid 'a complaint against F.. Graham, rider of Muralite on the first- day, tor not ..leaving me barritr, but the stewards decided, to accej)t Graham's explanation. - The connections of v Messenger Boy were up for the apparent inconsistent running of the gelding. After. hear- ing, the evidence of the traiaer aud jockey it was decided to .accept the explanation tendened as satisfactory. Th foll...
Amusements KING'S PICTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Coolgardie Miner — 20 September 1913
. Amusements - KING'S PIOTTOBS.^;/; On Thursday evening next the usual programme of King's Pictures will be screened at the BoyaT Hall, the star film of which is entitled, 'Fantomas.' This picture is. one of the mojsijt sen sational detective dramas yet screened, and will De ably supported by ' Cap tain M'arv Brown. ' r a romance' of. the secret service, and ' Lieutenant Dar ing! and, the' Dancing Girl,;\a stirring story. John Bunny m nis attempt to pose as a multi-millionaire clearly de monstrates that hisi popularity is not on the wane. Other highly amusing and entertaining subjects are 'The Villain Still Pursued Her3* (comic), 'The Grottos of Ba\imc' (scenic), 'Red Hicks .Defies the World' (comic), and the two 'Gazettes.'
THE ERLISTOUN DISTRICT. [Newspaper Article] — Coolgardie Miner — 20 September 1913
THE ERLISTOU^ DISTRICT. ..Good euco-ir.tgetnent is- being ob tained by those working on the lode line recently discovered in the Erlis toun district. On Thursday, Sept. 4t, 89oz, additional to that already ob tained, were lodged in tiieW. A.' Bank, Laverton '? (Vay-s . the 'Mercury'). Fifty odd uuueos . of it came from Brooke and party's 1-mse (the Limon ite), and the balance from the Dolerite, which is owned by Cox and party, but portion- of wh'ch is let on tribute to Hayes and party. It was from the latter, where the balance of the gold came from. Brown and Doyle, Curmiugham and McLoughlin, and Cox and party are also on gold. It is the general epinion that a large amount of metal will be won from this line. The way in which the gold occurs is somewhat remarkable, as the richest of it is obtained in patches in the lode, a trace being almost invariably a sign thai a patch is not far away. Not a great deal of work, so far, has been done An inspection by a geologist may assist the pro...
MINING THE GLENLOTH MINE. [Newspaper Article] — Coolgardie Miner — 20 September 1913
MIN1NQ V . ' THE GLENLOTH MINE. » Messrs. Jones, Grigg aui party are mii'dn^ good headway wish 'the erection of their plant, which consists of a 5r- !\;). TIoM'S^y-Accroyd suction ? gas engine, thr:T('«lriii air compressors, and a Holm n hoist, and it is ex pected to have the plant running by the end of this month. The syndicate are to be con grain ? .hitfd for (he syst-matic aud economi cal 'manner in which the plant is ^--heing erected, and they hope- soon to raise suffieient ore to justify the erection of a mill. It would not be surprising to see this part employing quite a number of men, as the (Jlniloth mine has been producing psy.ib-s ore for about eight years. The Bur- banks Ivanboe, about- a quarter of a mile away, on a parallel lino of lode, could also be cheaply worked if equipped with a wiuding plant which could be driven by air from the Glenloth, no doubt, at a low figure, thu3 enabling them to handle their ore cheaply and save the cost of erecting expensive haul ing pow...
MINES REGULATION. BILL. ATTACKED B, ITALIAN NEWSPAPER. [Newspaper Article] — Coolgardie Miner — 20 September 1913
. MINES REGULATION. B1!j1;. : ATTACKED B-*. DALIAN - NEWSPAPER. 'Oceania,' the official organ of the Italians, in the Commonwealth, is up against Collier's Mines Reguiaton Bill, which proposes, among other things, to prohibit the employment or aliens in the mines in any greater proportion than one in 10. 'This action of the ScivVhi'i Hov ernment,' says 'Oceanic,' 'is put, forward without any excuse. And,1 indeed, what y excuse could palliate ?such a crime against tjie courtesy of .nations, against juctice, against hu manity and the rights bf man? 'Why should an Italian, or';imy European be prohibited i'lovn. earning an honest living in this country? What- reason other than ignorant, brutish racer ha jfcre^ gas M wg«4'fe -stefos!5* ^_1^^ ????'.'? ?? ? 1- a, proposal as ' this — a proposal that violates all pretence of justice, reason or necessity? A proposal that in its -barbarous oigotry is worthy only' of the worst excesses of Moorish sav agery?' Speaking on Tuesday, the Minister s...
MARDA AND MOUNT KEITH. [Newspaper Article] — Coolgardie Miner — 20 September 1913
MARDA AND MOUNT KEITH. ; 'List year 1,608% tons of ore were onilled at the Mt. Jackson battery for a return of 3,091.3uozs., \alued in $11,128/16/6, an average of ' 138/ pei ton, or 'by far the highest in the State. The sands contained S99.36 fine ozs.; which brings the average value of the ore up to 158/10 per ton. At least 80 per cent, of the gold won at the Mt. Jackson battery came from parcels which had t.o be carted 10 miles from Marda; yet, despite the fact of the Jackson mill having established a bet tei record than any other in the State, the Mines Department appear to be ' hesitating about getting water and erecting a battery at Marda, which has proved to be the most promising new field m W.A. The battery at Mt. JSleith (50 miles from Wiluiia;, is one of the last public mills that has been started by r-he Mines Department; yet it will be seen from the undermentioned list of crushing^ that the average -value of the ore there is little more than half that of Marda. This does'...
Personal [Newspaper Article] — Coolgardie Miner — 20 September 1913
Personal ?Mr. Ernest Tindal, who lias lately entered Jnto partnership with Mr. B. B.- Andrews, of Southern Cross, was welcomed by the bench, at a recent police court in Coolgardie, vvnen .the young barrister made his first appear ance. We are taking .a deal of in terest in the career of tins youthful ? member of the legal profession. He received his early education in Cool- . - gardie, and', had liyed. here -.for a long time. He is ..personally and -legally a fine young- chap,. who we xcei sure .will shine brilliantly as::a legal luminary. Captain Peek, of OooJgardie, has r^'. been on a round-about tour' in~-tlie; in- v-f. r ierests.of the Salvation Array.. He has* :' ?travelled right through to _sperance t-1 and Norseman, and won the line as '% far as Southern Cross. Most of ? the s' journey has been made on a bicycle, \~^* and his collections towards the good i* cause have not been at all bad. :- - The many .friends of Mr Alex Low- ''''' den who. will be remembered as one of the v...
Railway Disaster [Newspaper Article] — Coolgardie Miner — 20 September 1913
a . . Railway Disaster The terrible - raiivvay' - ctisaster in ? - Yorkshire .' '(iays ; the ' 'Sydney Dai I v_ Telegraph ') enforces with dismal ire-' ration the lesson of a liability 'which '^ besets the greatest and compleiest of man-made schemes, . that of human fallibility:. The.. machinery or the sys tem is planned and 'constructed to tho bfrst possibility', and every risk is ac counted for — but this one. wni-ih is ^. past reckoning upon. When 'scientific and mechanical difficulties .have been overcome and staffs of men ,'aave been trained to the ,higest pitch to operate the wonderful product of :t uil. Jv.gt 1 one;:, man's momentary i:»tj-se may :Wre;c3t everything ^rid* spread /death &nd ?dij^alter' 'abroad. .-? .Thus, .in this case everything ? had ' been contrived f or ^ ^safety, and ;the train mi gnt nave gone -on running thousands of times with never; a hitch. But on this pitch-da ik morning un engine-driver either .railed to look oui iV,r his signal or loft tha...
EXIT: THOMAS SPENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Coolgardie Miner — 20 September 1913
EXIT : THOMAS SPENOE. Another of the old, school of prospec tors ' was ' lost to :Co6igardie- on Fri day week, when Thomas Spence, who had lived, moved, and had his being „ on this planst 1'or'upwards of 73 years. was found /lead in his. camp .In Hunt street. His- next du'or neighbor, Mr. J. Dwyer, was . the - first' to make the_., discovery. The deceased was a quiet old chap, and one of 'the last one would take to be the 'kind that would terminate .his existence- Lias-', side of the border with his _pwn hand. What is more, he is said ip: have been able to place Ms-hand 'on a^good quantity of ready cash, which exceeded three figures. Before; he set out uu ais loner ' and indefinite journey he left a note for enquiring friends which read: — 'You will think it strange me doing this rash act, but 1 am better dead than^alive. ? JFirst place, I have to. take physic for all that -goes through me. I am ruptured, and my legs are done. I cannot walk, and now I am finished with my hands. I ha...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Coolgardie Miner — 20 September 1913
BLACK BROS., Established Butchers, BAYLEY STREET. &nbsp; &nbsp; BEST BEEF AND MUTTON IN TOWN. TELEPHONE 25. &nbsp; &nbsp; ________________________________________________ &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; _________________________ &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Coolgardie Meat Supply. &nbsp; _________________________ &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; TRENANAN & TREVETT &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Only the Primest Stocked. Give us a Tiial. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Telephone, 8. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; P e t e r R o b e r t' s. For DAIRY PRODUCE. New Laid Eggs. BRST...
A Few Important Facts. About the Yilgarn Goldfield [Newspaper Article] — Coolgardie Miner — 20 September 1913
A Few Important Facts. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; ___________ &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; About the Yilgarn Goldfield. The area of tha Yilgarn field is 13,358 square miles..At the end of 1912 there were 196 gold, mining leases be- ing worked here which embraced an &nbsp; area of 3,659 acres, equivocal to 15.09 per cent, of the whole 0f the gold &nbsp; mining leases within the State, and 4.67 per cent. more than the area leased on the Golden Mile, where there are &nbsp; only 2,417 acres leased for gold mining purposes. In addition to the leases, 1173 acres were held as prospecting areas to the end of 1912, making the toial area held for gold mining pur- poses amount to 4,832 acres. During 1912, 368 miners' rights were issued on Yilgarn. In 1911 the total gold yield amounted to 1...
WOOL SALES. [Newspaper Article] — Coolgardie Miner — 27 September 1913
WOOL' SALES. ' Messrs. Dalgety and Co. Ltd., Ti -- .mantle, report having received calfir !' . advice from their London office under date of. yesterday, as follows: — - '?'Wool sales opened with a large aW tendance of buyers, and competition *** - was animated. The bulk of the nflFm ings consisted of slipes. The market ' . for merino and greasy c/ossbred wools * is unchanged, sliped crossbred wools fine and medium quality are lower 2% to 5 per cent., slipe wools coarse cross bred, unchanged.' . It i? a good onion for swallows to 'ltike~p:-ssfssioh of* a place and build ? lfc:r nrsfs aroir.d it; wLile it is un p«0jiitioi!8 f-ir tlirfn to forsake a ,place w! \\;\\ llioj 1-aye once tenanted. 'S'Iip ir.agpie is depmed a bird of evil 0 '.en. Its unh'k'ness has been ac coantpd for by its being the only bird which did not go into the ark with - Noah. -
Cost of Living. HOUSEHOLDERS' BUDGET. [Newspaper Article] — Coolgardie Miner — 27 September 1913
Cost of Living. - ^ HOUSE HOLDERS' BUDGET. V - In addition to the current investiga tions made by ther Common vroalth Sta tistician (Mr. G. H. Kiiibbs) regarding variations in cost of living based on monthly returns collected from' retail ? merchants :md housc-agcuio, the Min ister for Home Affairs has authorised th'e statistician io- conduct an oninurv .iuto expenditure on, and standards of, living by meians of householders' bud gets/. It is Itoped in tills Way to ac 'quirc valuabk information supplemen tary to that which is obtained' from the current cost of living index numbers. To this end the Commonwealth Sta tistician is anxious to _ hiear from per 'ions willing to keep t record of their household 'expenses' from the 2nd -to th-8 29th of November, 11)13. A pre vious investigation on tho same lines was 'held in Australia -twp years ago, but .the number of budget books sent in was' disappointing, and too sinn.ll to ..enable the matter to, bo satisfactorily investigated'. Itv isi...
Amusements KING'S PICTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Coolgardie Miner — 27 September 1913
-Amusements - ? KING'S PICTFKES. On. Thursday next, at the Boyal Hall, the usual programme of pictures will be » presented to the public, when a ..?ailed programing of filing will be th? order. Foremost amongst a good col-, lection is a drama entitled, ''Fatal Love, ' ' acted and staged by an Italian ~- company. Tine film is 2,500 feet in length, and is said to have been both superbly and elaborately enacted, and is oniei which will' appeal to the picture loving people. For plot and brilli-incy it is without equal, and. well worth the time spent ? in witnessing it. Among the othieir films is an A.B. drama of exceptional merii-, entitled, 'Yaqui Cur.'- ?'
THE SHAREMARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Coolgardie Miner — 27 September 1913
THE SHAREMAEKET. - Mr. A. G. Bird, shareijruiter, Pea-th, has received advice from his. .Adelaide ' agjents to the effect that the following j shaes changed hands on the Aclehdde Stock Exchange for the we-Jc' ending 17th September, 1913: — - ' ° Perseverance ? „ too L.V. and Oroya ? 'iqq L.V. and Stars ? 900 North Kalgurli ' . ; ? ^qo Associated ? , ? 200 Associated Northern .. .„'..„ - $200 Bullfinch Proprietary .... .. 4200 Bullrush Cons'. ? -. '. 400 Bullrush ? Paid ? ]\ 200 Chaffers ? ' ? iy00 Commodore ? , . . , t i000 Edna May ? r £ 'i00 Butterfly Cons ? ' ? ' 4.J0 Golden Ridges' '. .' . . „ ? 200 Great Boulders ? ? \ . oqq Greenfinch Cons ? ' . , £00 Hansel Muudy Paid .... \ ? 900 Kyarras .. / ? *, * J0Q. Mararoas .. ? ,„ vm Siberia Consols ? '.'..- 100 Sons of Gwalia . . .... .''. [\ .oqq Wallaroos ; ? ; , .- t # ' '^qo Broken Hill ? ' -%)0 Block- 14 Ord, .-. . . t . ; .',. ' ; . ^00 British Broken ^Hill (Old) '. '. 5400 British Broken'1 'Hill (New) ... ]000 Junctions (Ordin...
SELECTED POETRY WORTH WILLIE [Newspaper Article] — Coolgardie Miner — 27 September 1913
SEL&CTilD POETRY. WTOKTir WHILE. It is easy enough to be piieasaut ' When- life flows by lilce a sohg^ 'But the man -worth' while is : tile'' one'* .who will smil8- ? Whien everything 'goes dead, wronpr/ For the test of the near* is.' trouble, And it, -always- comes witli tiie-yoars, And the smile that is worth -the praises of earth Is the smile that shines through tears. .. - ? - It is easy- enough to-be prud-ent, When nothing tempts you to stray, . When without or within no voic'e'of 'sin, Is luring your soul away. But it 's only . a negative- virtue ' . Until- it is tried by fire, .'?.-.- And the life that is worth the honor on earth, Is the one that resists desire. By the cynic, the Su«, the fallen, Who had no strength .for' the strife, Tho world's highway is cumbered to i day— They make «ip the sum ef life; But the virtues that conquers passion-, And the sorrow that hides in a smile — It isv these that ars worth the homage ' on 'earth, For we find the'm but once in *a' ...