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Literary Society. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 9 April 1889
Literary Society. I "THE quarterly meeting of the Broken Hill Literary Society , was held in the Wesleyan schoolroom last night, and was fairly, well attended. The programme1 consisted of competitive readings, recit- ations,, and impromptu speeches. The Kev. S. Rossiter occupied the chair, and re- quested Messrs. Judd and Gr. A. Mills to I act as judges. s The competitors for read I ing were Messrs. J. Murdock, T. T. ! Hicks, and W. J. Odgers. The piece selected was " The Disarmament," from Whittier's* poems,: and; the successful candidate was adjudged: to be Mr. Mur- doch. . The competitors for/recitation ¡ were Mr.; S.: Young, who favored the com- pany with a piece called " AaköMCamma," and Mr. J. Murdoch, who; selected " Barbara Freitchie" for his task. The palm was awarded to the former. In the impromptu, speeches which followed the following '-. gentlemen distinguished them-; selves :-r-Messrs;'V W. J. Odgers, R.; Correll, and E. A. Fisher. The latter; gentleman waa accounted t...
Sundry Sport. THE ONKAPARINGA RACES. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 9 April 1889
Sundry/Sport. THE ONKAPARINGA RAGES. THERE is very little doing now over the Onkaparinga meeting (writes our Adelaide correspondent). Sluggard has somewhat paralysed the betting in the Hurdle Race. ¡Hé ÍB backed down to 2 tp.l, 6 to 4 being 'now the best* ofter. If fit and well on the day, true sports will no doubt lay odds on him. He is reckoned a dead bird by most, people ..who have seen him run in. Melbourne., ; Others,, however, hold to the belief that he is not clever,when the pace ÍB made a cracker; which is Bure to bethe case on Easter Monday. Of his pace there is not the slightest doubt, as he won the Silverton Cup pretty easily in 3 min. 42i"Becs., being fast time on such a sandy course. Then,- again, in Melbourne he galloped over his field in the Hurdle Race in 4 min. £sec., beating Quilt easily in the run home. Quilt won the Horsham Cup in 2 min. 4l£ sec , one and a half mile, which must stamp him SB a fair horse. Sluggard has 13st. to carry here-a weight never seen on hi...
Reserve No. 3075. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 9 April 1889
Reserve No. 3075. TH« controversy-aa. to^whether or not a certain portion of thiB reserve should be thrown open to residential occupation was advanced another-sfcep b»st . night, when:a .meeting, convened by : Mr.. . SpençiBr, waa held in the Congregational schoolroom, near the: new hospital,^ to take steps preventthe canying outr of the proposi- tion that the municipal should recommend the/Government to set-apart a certain area 'of "tue3 reserve for- residential pur- poses. Only about 20 persons attended. The- convener addressed the meeting, vigorously urging all present to do their best to assist the- object in view. He represented that the persons who had settled already on the reserve had no title to occupy, and denied that it would be a hardship to order them off, as they had known all along that they had no right' there. He also urged that the insanitary surroundings of these dwellings formed sufficient reason for the ejectment of the occupiers. Messrs. John Allen and E. I A. ...
CHAPTER XIII. REUNITED. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 9 April 1889
_^CHAPTER XHT. L .G$nU;;;Ob^ Y«t8^llet.-má'lay;^ajide' thelpage» of your manuscript, "for it is endédl- AU "the sad record of your toil^L and struggles is finished, and again J rara the narrator , of our story. tWhen I found that the vile fears which I never ought to have cherished, but which in a moment of weakness and passion the traitor bad instilled into my mind, were utterly groundless; when 1'knew of: a certainty that you had not fled with Denison ; when I had confronted and punished our betrayer; when I had learned enough to make me doubt whether it was for fear of me* 'that you had abandoned, your home j and when it was gradually borne in upon me that you, too,'had been the victim of a black heart and a lying tongue, all my old love for you, sorely tried as it had been, returned with its full pristine vigor. And there mingled with it a deep feeling of keen self-reproach that 1 had ever dared to doubt you. I had a double object now in finding- you. ' I longed to know "the who...
Pushing Ahead. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 9 April 1889
Pushing Ahead. THI local executive of the Nolan's Ste- phens' Creek Water Supply Company is losing no time in prosecuting the scheme of bringing water into the town fro- a dam to be constructed in the Gorge. The tender of Messrs. D. McClory and T. Campbell has been accepted for tile con- struction of the service reservoir on the top of Mount Darling ; and tenders will shortly be invited for the construction of the dam at the Gorge. As mentioned in the sketch of the scheme published in Friday's issue of tile MIOTSB, this piece of work will be very massive.
Broken Hill Share Market. 12.30 p.m. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 9 April 1889
Broken Hill Share Markèt. : r 12.30 p.m. Block 14-buyers, 96s 6d ; sellers, 98s.- -, Block 10-buyers, 54a ; sellers, 55s British-buyers, 66s 6d ' . Junctions-buyers, 13s - Souths (pro)-buyers, 32s; sellers, 33s6d South Extended-buyers, ls Centrals (pro)-buyers, 16s 6d Centrals (sub)-buyers, 14s Norths-buyers, 22s ; sellers, 23s 6d Pioneers-buyers, 4s; sellers, 4s 6d Victoria Crosses-buyers, os 9d; sellers, 6s 3d - _. -. . - -. :
The Forming of Argent-street. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 9 April 1889
The Forming of Argent street. MEETING a representative of the MINER to-day, Mr. Hanna, the local officer of the Public Works department, who is respon- sible for the formation of the main street, alluded to a paragraph which lately appeared in the MINES, giving the opinion of. a road-making authority, who con- demned . the manner in which that thoroughfare had been formed. Mr. Hanna, ¡pooh-poohed the statement that; the surface merely formed a case with a hollow intervening between that and the bottom laying. He said he had done the best with the materials at hand, considering the dry nature of the climate. It was impossible for a road to "set" properly without a good fall of rain, and for months after Argent-street was formed no rain fell'. " "An objection had been made to the rolling performed aa having tended to cake or case-harden the surface, but if rain-had fallen;- the sur- face would have cased harder, though of course the road would have become more solid. Bolling was neces...
Miners' Association, [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 9 April 1889
Miners' Association, -;- X: AT a meeting of the Miners' Association to be held at the Kiosk thia evening, at 7 o'clock, the question of the truckers' grievance will again be brought forward, but it is not anticipated a great deal will be done in the matter until the conference between delegates from the association and the representatives of the Mine Managers' Association. Mr. T. H. Wihnett, the secretary of the local branch of the A.M.A., has Written to the managers as instructed by the last meet- ing, but (he managers have not yet ap- parently arranged their representatives, 1 or decided what action they will take j when the conference does eventuate.
Retail Assistants. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 9 April 1889
Retail Assistants. I_ ? THX fortnightly meeting of the Retail Assistants' Association waa: held at the Theatre Royal last evening, Mr. R. W. Dunatan.the president, being in the chair. It was reported that two or three business people had broken their early-closing agreement; and it was. resolved that ¡ Messrs. Gepp, Sully, and Hanger should wait upon the Miners' Association asking j that i.hat body should join the assistante I in remonstrating with these business people. The hairdressers of Broken Hill i challenged the association to play a game I of cricket against them on Easter Monday. This was accepted, and Messrs. Hanger, ! Solly, Martin, and Ladstone were ap I pointed to arrangé preliminaries. A dona- tion of £1 from Mr. F. Stacey was ref çeived, and tht meeting adjourned.
Theatre Royal. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 9 April 1889
Theatre Royal. As the Travers-Vale Company folly deserved, there iras a large attendance at the Theatre Boyal last night to witness the production for the second time of " The Mystery of a Hansom C»b." The piece went more smoothly than on Satur- day night, the actors throughout being better acquainted with their parts than upon the initial presentation of the drama. For to-night thé same piece is billed-it is announced for the last time by this company. "Checkmate," another play full of thrilling situations, is in preparation ; and on Saturday night a complimentary benefit is to be tendered to Mr.4 Travers-Vale. '_
Rare Heroism. SAVED HER FATHER AND BROTHER. SYDNEY, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 9 April 1889
Rare Heroism. i SAVED HER FATHER AND BROTHER. SYDNEY, Tuesday. , ; A rare example- of trae heroism is reporté! from Lambton. The' daughter, aged 12 years, of Mr. J. Bradley,; was i awakened by hearing a crackling noise in i another part of the house, and a strong I smell of smoke. She rushed to the bed- room where her father and little brother were asleep, and found it to be afire1. With no hesitation, she picked up and saved her brother ; but the weight of her father, who was unconscious, was too much for her. She was, therefore, com-: palled to leave him ; but she rushed to s| neighbor and succeeded in getting lum out in time to save her father, who, as well aa the boy, had already received severe burns. /
Adelaide Share Market. ADELAIDE, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 9 April 1889
Adelaide Share Market. ADELAIDE. Tuesday. The market baa a distinct downward tendency. Junctions are firmer. It would seem thatknock-outtacticsare being vigorously commenced, especially with British, which opened at 68s 6d, and dosed at 62s 9d. This change in tactics is regarded as the prelude to a rise. The sales to 2.30 p.m. were : Baker's Creek-81s 9d elringtons-2s lOd Mutooroos (con)-5s Brökens-£29 5s Block 14-97s 3d Souths-31s 9d Centrals-17s Centrals (con.)-14s Block 10-54s 3d Junctions-13s 7£d Victoria Cross-6s Extendeds-la lOd - South Extended-2s 8d Bonanza-ls 2d Allandale*-5d - .
Accident or Suicide? SYDNEY, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 9 April 1889
Accident or Suicide ? \ SYDNEY. Tuesday. . Two: yoong men were ont shooting in] the vicinity of Lake Illawarra. One of them named J. S. Hegarty was walking along when by some means his gan ex- ploded, the charge entering his arm. The : injured man's friend started out for as-; sittance, but had not proceeded far when he heard another report. Thinking some- thing was wrong, he returned and found the top of Heggarty's head blown off. How it happened ia not positively known.
The Printers' Strike. BRISBANE, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 9 April 1889
The Printers' Strike. ''=?'-?-A BBISBAKE, Tuesday. The printers' strike remains unsettled, taut efforts are being made to effect a com- promise between masters and men. The action of the Queensland Typographical Association in calling the men out has been approved by the N. S. W. Associa- tion, which has voted £20 as a first instal- ment to support the strikers. This. and other sums will not, however, be used at present, as the Queensland Association is possessed of a good credit balance. None of the papers have stopped publication.
Gales in Victoria. MELBOURNE, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 9 April 1889
Gales in Victoria. MiLBouBM, Tuesday. Dannt; sunday s gale the barque Cylinder broke away from her moorings at Fort Melbourne pier, but she smartly . dropped her anchors and thus escaped driving ashore. The ship Tall earn also broke away from the pier, driving fully 500 yards before her ground tackle held. The barque Rachel which, during the gale stranded on the Warrnambool beach, hat been driven further ashore, and aban- doned. She was insured for 800Ï.
Blew off His Head. SYDNEY, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 9 April 1889
Blew off His Head. SYDNEY, Tuesday. Aa the result of a special audit which has been made of the books, it has been ! discovered, that no donbt Clark, the town ] clerk of Blayney, committed m suicide ¡ because the municipal accounts were considerably deficient. He was afraid to meet the council, so, after once leaving, went back to the council building. He there put a dynamite cartridge between his shirt collar and his body. The latter was terribly -mutilated. His head was qninpletely blown of£ and the upper part of the. trunk'iras shattered,