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Items of News. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Miner — 10 December 1895
Items of News. Owing to an interruption in the tele graph line on the other side of Eucla, our usual batch of intercolonial telegrams has not come to hand. The telegraph operators moved into their newand comfortable quarters on Saturday. Mr W. C. Rowe, manager of the Maritana Mine, left Kalgoorlie for the Eastern Colonies yesterday. By advertisement elsewhere Messrs Ber liner and Wilkinson notify that a meeting will be held at the Australia hotel on Thurs day evening, to make . arrangements for- a concert to be given in Quigley's rooms on Boking night, in aid of the funds of the Kal goorlie Hospital. For some time the need of a school has been felt in Kalgoorlie, and on Monday the Mayor (Mr John Wilson) sent the fol lowing telegram to the Hon. the Premier : — ' Strongly urge the immediate erection of a school here. Parents are sending their children to other colonies for their education. The Department of Education has been wired to as to the school reserve.' The morality of the cit...
THE Kalgoorlie Miner. PUBLISHED DAILY. TUESDAY, DEC. 10TH, 1895. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Miner — 10 December 1895
Kalgoorlie Miner. PUBLISHED DAILY. TUESDAY, DEO. IOtii, J895. ; By this time residents of ^fl* and the surrounding districts must more thoroughly appreciate than, perhaps those of any other part of Australia if not the civilised world, the truth of the adage about going abroad to hear news of home. Visitors from England and the Colonies who pay flying visits to the fields, almost invariably consider it their bounden duty to give publicity to their 'impressions,' and the general reader too often loses sight of the fact that they are merely the views of those having but very little actual experience, and that their judgment has been of the mos ; hasty and almost necessarily im perfect character. So long as the infor mation supplied to the outside public through the press or otherwise is con fined to mere opinions, with the usual share of gratuitous advice to residents of the fields regarding the management of their affairs generally, thrown in, we here can afford to smile at the gross...
NEW SOUTH WALES. THREE YEARS MISSING. SYDNEY, Dec. 8, [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Miner — 10 December 1895
NEW SOUTH WALES. THREE YEARS MISSING. Sydney, Dec. 8, The Government have decided to offer a reward for information relating to the disappearance of Mrs Sarah Nagle, who was missed from her resi dence, Heathcote, on September, 1892, and has not since been heard of. In the event of murder, a free pardon is offered to any accomplice.
THE GOVERNORSHIP OF QUEENSLAND. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Miner — 10 December 1895
THE GOVERNORSHIP OF QUEENSLAND. Mr Pascol Sturt has been appointed private secretary to Lord Lucaington, the recently-appointed Governor of Queensland. Two Queens have succeeded in main taining their incognito during a stay of . . ten clays in a crowded Swiss hotel. The Queen-Regent of Holland and her; 4aiigh'1iei;, Queen Wilhelmina, says the ' TWcC' of 'Berne, have thoroughly en joyed themselves at the Bar, in Grindel wald, not one of the guests suspecting for an instant the high position of the two ladies. The Queen-Regent dined in her own room, but Queen Wilhelmina took her cljnner regularly at the table 6.*Hote^ ' cliat'tiiig ' and/ laughing merrily ^tith' the other 'gues'ts. The secret did not come to light ;un|il the two Queens had left Grinttelwaid' and 'had arrived in Jjei'iie. ''
Cable News. THE PANAMA SCANDALS. A STARTLING STATEMENT. LONDON, December 7. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Miner — 10 December 1895
Cable News. THE PANAMA SCANDALS. A STARTLING STATEMENT. London, December 7. 'The hearing of the application for $he extradition of Aston, one of the ' persons convicted by the French Court of : complicity in the Panama scandals, was resumed to-day. Sir John Bridge, solicitor, appeared for Aston, and made a startling statement, in which he offered to prove that M. Tticard, who was a member of the French Ministry at the tim?, was sent with an autograph letter to Aston, offering shim money and favorable treatment at i;he hands of the Judge, Jury, ... and ^Prosecution if he would surrender a ?certain letter in his possession. Sir J. Bridge's application to tender evidence -on the point was refused, and the Beach granted an extradition warrant, ; Ibafc allowed Aston fifteen days in which to appeal against the decision.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Miner — 11 December 1895
- ? - * * ? , : ^5' - ? ' . : : n o sm opening.- ? ? ; :.;?:.. .-. .V.,;; . . .:... ;?;- TO BE DISPOSED OF IN THE SHORTEST POSSIBLE SPACE OF TIME, ' Therefore ifemust be a Quick Sale, and Every Line will be disposed of at the Absolute Laid Down Cost. A FEW QUOTATIONS OF PRICES WILL GIVE SOME FAINT IDEA OF THE SACRIFICES TO BE 'MADE;- * 150. Dozen Men's .Merino and Cotton SOCKS at M. rer Pair . - 50 Dozen Large Size TURKISH TOWELS at 9d. Each, usual price Is. Gel. . -'O Dozen Men's Knitted SINGLETS at Is. Each ?. ' . ' ? '? / 100 'Dozen White Linen HANDKERCHIEFS at 2d. Each . :'i'0,0 Dozen MenVTlannellettc SHIRTS at 2s; Gd- woitlf 5sr .Gd. .. - - .?';?..? ).' ' [ '. '; ?Q' Dozen PYJAMA SUITS from 4s. Gd. '' '' ' , I ... , - -., '?''..-;.- . t 50 Dozen Men's Large Size ?Working FLANNELS ;at 2s: Gd. . . '. ' ' ' -.-:??- ' ;- ' -?'?' ^ TENTS to be cleared at 12s. 6d. * .; ''* .' J-' .,; ''**] ..'I ' y ''.]'' ' /SODozen Men's Silk TIES at 4d/Each ' ' ' /? ' ' \V .; '50 Dozen FLY NETS at ...
CYCLONIC THUNDERSTORM. SERIOUS DAMAGE. ADELAIDE, December 10. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Miner — 11 December 1895
CYCLONIC THUNDERSTORM. SERIOUS DAMAGE. Adelaide, December 10. A thunderstorm, accompanied by a fierce gale, passed over the suburbs shortly after 8 o'clock last e\ening. Although it onlv lasted ten minutes, considerable damage was done. The house of a working man, named Black, near Croydon, was completely over turned. Reid and Co.'s large livery stables in Waymouth street, were com pletely wrecked, being damaged' to the extent of £150. The roof of the Ade laide Club was carried away, and a portion of the roof of St. Peter's Town hall was also destroyed. Large adver tisement hoardings were blown down, a Trades' Hall, in course of erection in/ Grote street, was seriously damaged, and generally a large amount of damage was done.
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. ARRIVAL OF GENERAL BOOTH ENTHUSIASTIC RECEPTION. ADELAIDE, Dec. 10. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Miner — 11 December 1895
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. ARRIVAL OF GENERAL BOOTH ENTHUSIASTIC RECEPTION. Adelaide, Dec. 10. General Booth and staff arrived by the express train from Horsham on Saturday morning. A great concourse of Salvationists assembled at the rail way station to meefe the General, and in a characteristic way tendered him an enthusiastic reception. After pay ing his respects to the Governor, General Booth drove to Montcfiore Hill, where he will be the guest of Chief Justice Way till his departure. Enthusiastic and overflowing meetings were held on Saturday and Sunday, at which nearly 1,000 men, women, and children professed that they had found salvation.
WATER SUPPLY FOR THE FIELDS. SOME EXTENSIVE SCHEMES. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Miner — 11 December 1895
WATER StfPBLf F.-QR THE; SOME. EXTENSIVE SCHEMES, ^ The figures and 'W- compiled by ^ jiiiigineer-in-Chief for supplying the fields with fresh water from, thp coast are now flncler. the pqns|d elation, of the Cabinet. . Thre^ schein.es arc pv-op.osed, and. ttioy ajl intend to. take the wafcr froip the rjver near. Guiidford. ^1^ quantity to, be. purajied daijy varies frqn] tpn flyman gallons to one million, i'ho Engineer favors a scheme giving the latter snppl}1-, which, he estimates) will cos^ on,e and a nuarter mill ion stRV-i'i.«f, and supply one million gallons QHresh watop daily for domestic use only, in gold fields towns, at a cost; of from Us to 12s per 1000 gallons. The greatest scheme will c»st seven million's sterling, and provides for pumping ten million gallons of fresh water daily to the towns and mines, at a cost to the consumer varying from 7s to 4s per 1000 gallons, according to the quantity consumed. It is probable that one of the large, if not the largest, schemes w...
Telegraphic. WEST AUSTRALIA. A DRIVING ACCIDENT. A SCHOOL INSPECTOR KILLED. PERTH, Dec. 10. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Miner — 11 December 1895
Telegraphic. WEST AUSTRALIA. A DRIVING ACCIDENT. A SCHOOL INSPECTOR KILLED. Pjbrth, Dec. 10. The Education Department yester day received a telegram from Karridale telling of the sudden death of Mr J. R. M'Lagan, inspector, who had re cently joined the staff. It appears that MacLagan was driving in the bush with Mr McDaniels. They had a buggy and pair, and having made a halt for lunch, took the winkers off the horses and substituted nosebags. MacLagan got into the buggy for some purpose, when the horses, taking fright, bolted, and M'Lagan attempted to jump out. On assistance coming to the spot quickly if; was fqun.d tl^at the un fortunate, gentleman had broken his neck. Death must have been instan taneous. Th.e hqraes -were stopped some two miles away, after going at a great pace along the road. No damage was caused to the vehicle.
The Late Mr J. O. Somers. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Miner — 11 December 1895
The Late Mr J. O. Somers. The news of the death of Mr. J. 0. Somers, contained in our Coolgardic telegrams, wifl be read with feelings of deep regret by ;the .many,. Kalgporlio, friends of the 'deceased. /'-/ls!jthe host, of ? the leading : hotel in jtbc oieighboiirih? luuji ny wasj v naturally well; icnowiijjto most people on;the'ffieidst,and wjiilsti!as; a shrewd business man, he secured 'the respectful admiration of all with whom - he came in contactj he was, by his large circle of* personal friends, regarded with the deepest affection and esteem. With out pushing'himself unduly 'to' the 'f ove, he still took an active- interest in- public matters, and was always ready to give the aid of his experience or his money to any movement having ;for its object the advancement of the town in which he lived. In erecting, at the time he did, so sub stantial a building as the Victoria Hotel, he not only showed a spirit of , enterprise aud confidence.-in the' future .of the place, but confer...