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THE EASTERN QUESTION. [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 4 February 1898
THE EASTERN QUESTION. The aspect of affaire in the Far Fast indicate they are in a very unsettled state, and war, with all its concomitant evils, faces ns once more. Warships from nearly all the Powers are being sent to China. The trouble seems to He in several Powers extorting concessions from China in the shape of ports, for their own exclusive use \ also trying to injure British commerce and influj ence in that direction, and Russia tryj ing to coerce China to reject Britain's loan proposals. Russia, France, and Germany seem to be acting concertedly in the matter, the latter urging Austria and Italy to follow her example, by sending warships to China. The old sore between England and Germany over the J&mieson episode in the Transvaal has not apparently healed up yet, ! hence her action in coinciding with Russia and France. Perhaps the great Jubilee celebrations, held last year, lias been an object lesson to some of the Powers, show ing the large number of possessions and ...
FEDERATION. [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 4 February 1898
FEDERATION. Once again the delegates to the Federal Convention have assembled, this time in Melbourne, and the most important topic for discussion, will no doubt, be the " Deadlocks Question," on which, at the last meeting in Sydney, the Premiers of New South Wales and West Australia— Hon. G. H. Reid and Sir John Forrest—got at loggerheads, and Bome very uncomplimentary remarks were exchanged, before the meeting adjourned. With the present sitting, there is an appearance of every effort being, made to formulate the basis upon which the Commouwealth of A astral ia shall be effected, and the question of ultimate cohesion of I these colonies into an indivisible whole, will be looked forward to with the wildest enthnsiasm by real ont-and-ont federationists. At the Sydney convention, it was hinted that as far as Western Australia was concerned, " the time was not yet" for her to be able to take a part in Federated Anstvalia, bat there will be a different opinion at the present meeting, a...
GENERAL NEWS. LONDON, January 26. [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 4 February 1898
GENERAL NEWS. London. January 26. Tenders were opened yesterday for fclie Cape Colony three per cent, loan of £1,250,000. The amount subscribed was fourfold, the average being £102 18s. 6d. Jannary 28. A fire, attetided with terrible loss of life, is reported from Spokoue, i the third city in the State of Washiugtou, Uuited States of America. 1 The catastrophe occurred in a sis-storied house, in which were 100 residents. Fifty are reported to have perished, some of them in the flames, but many of them in attempting to escape from burning by making desperate leaps from windows of the upper floors. The Canadian Government have sanctioned the construction of a railway ou the land grant system, from Gabnora on the Stickeeu River, to Teslin Lake. One of tbe conditions of this cencessiuu is that the line is to be completed by September next. It is anticipated by the construction of this railway Canada will secure a monopoly of trade with the Klondike Goldfields. January 29. The ' Daily- T...
LOCAL AND GENERAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 4 February 1898
LOCAL AND GENERAL. Bain.—Good rains fell at Taiga on Sunday last, and the river in that locality has been running in consequence. The Post Officb Staff.—Mr. J. Cunningham, who was appointed to take the place of Mr. J. O'Hara in the Marble Bar post office, arrived per Saturday's coach from Roebourne. Ticks. — According to our telegrams ticks have been discovered in cattle herds at Fremantle, and the Government are about to obtain the views of Inspector Hancock, of Queensland, as to the best means of eradication. Nbw Mining Begulation.—In our telegraphic columns will be found full particulars of a new raining regulation regarding alluvial working on all goldiields in the colony, and which gives protection to leaseholders. The Be venue.—-The revenue returns for last month show an increase of £34,381 on the corresponding month of last year. Customs are falling off, whilst railways, land, mining and postages are on the increase. Advance Westralia! Sickness.—"We regret very much to learn ...
CHRISTMAS FESTIVITIES. [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 4 February 1898
- . CHRISTMAS FESTIVITIES. Christmas, 1897, will soon be upon us with its accustomed happy meetings and rounds of festivities. Those lying on a bed of sickness we sincerely sympathise with, whilst wc wish those only recently recovered from a trying illness, the compliments of the season, and trust that, as in the case of Mrs. Davis, of 12 Horth Clarendon-street, South Melb., they will be enabled to spend a Merry Xmas and Happy New Year. Mrs. Davis for five years was a great sufferer, her chief complaint being severe indigestion and swellings in various parts of the body and liuibs. She became bo out-patient of the Melbourne Hospital, but receiving no benefit, she vL-itcd the Hemopathic Hospital on the St. Kildaro&d. But no relief was obtained, and her health vent from bad to worse. Besides prescribing for her, the doctors advised her to discontinue drinking tea, bnt she remained the same, no relief resulting. I have walked the floor, said Mrs. Davis, night after night with t...
MINING. PILBARRA GOLDFIELD. MARBLE BAR. [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 4 February 1898
MINING. | ♦ i PILBARRA GOLDFIELD. MARBLE BAR. •A parcel of "six tons of stone, from T^alga, put through the Stray Shot battery last week, gave the fair yield ol 7ozl6dwt. i ( The owners of the Hobert Brace, crashed 21 tons, for a yield of 24oz. 3dwt., at.the Stray Shot battery during the week. . Crushing on a parcel of stone from the True Blue, was commenced at the Company's battery on Tuesday last. The owners of the General lease, anticipate having 50 tons of ore ready for the battery in a few weeks lime, which is expected to pan out well. From Yandicoogina, good news is to hand of some very rich stone being met with in several of the claims in that locality. Good work is taking place, and great things are expected. Mining at the North Pole is looking up onco more, and those holding claims at that place, have great contideuce in its futurity. from Sharks nothing sensational is to hapd, but Messrs. Adams and party are hard at work with their tunnel. Encouraging news still continues ...
GREAT BRITAIN AND RUSSIA. London, February 1. [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 4 February 1898
GREAT BRITAIN AND RUSSIA. London. Febiuarv-1. The ' Berliner Tageblatfc,' a daily paper published at Berlin, is responsible for the statement that an agreement has been arrived at l>etween Russia and Great Britain regarding the Far-£asteru movement, the latter having agreed to drop their demand, that Talicnxvun should be declared a free port, conditionally upon Russia waiving her opposition to British control over'the Chinese customs. The * Novosti,' a St. Petersburg journal, denies that the situation iu. China has, in any way, disturbed the friendly relatious previously existing between Russia and Great Britain. The ' Standard ' published a statement yt-sterdav to the effect that the Anglo-Russian negotiations have been proceeding secretly for some time past in reference to the Chinese loan, and taken favourable iu tufn. - The same . journal is responsible for the statement that German financiers desire to participate that their delegates .ore about to consult Dewitte, the ftu&a...
TATTERSALLS' CONSULTATION. (BY TELEGRAPH.) Hobart, February 2. [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 4 February 1898
TATTERS ALLS* CONSULTATION. (.EY TELEIJHIPH.); Hobart,. February 2. The .following are the dealers for the plnced horses in Tafetersaifs epnsnitation 011 the Anniversary .Handiea^.fiiSy subscribed:— —vFirsfc, W. Wise, Hornfiy-st., Windsor* Victoria, £4,500. Second, Ai Browq^ itousa^ Goulbouni, New Sea^h W ale*, £1.35Q« i Thwd, J- Par$oue.«e, Raleigh-street, i Foot^rayi Victoria^ X9GQ,
LOCAL COURT. WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 2. (Before Mr. Axel Ostlund, R.M.) [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 4 February 1898
LOCAL COURT. ? WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY ?. (Before Sr. A*eV ©stluira^ R'.M.)1 William Abbott v. McDonald, Fisher A Co. Claim for £1 19s. Verdict for full amount with costs to be paidby next Court dayMcDonald Fisher & Co. v W. Abbott, Judgment summons. Amount to be paid by next Court day. Traine &lt;fe Rayner v. Alfred Brown. Claim for ,£2t) 15s 5d. Mr. John* Crawford appeared for plaintiffs. Noappearance of defendants Verdict for fall amount aud costs. Purser & Co. v. Robert Fllery. Claim for £4 15s 7d. Mr J. Crawford for plaintiffs. No appearance of defendanf. Verdict for full amount and costs. I John Crawfoi-d v. John Power. Claim for £J lOs dishonored cheque. N« appearance of defendant Verdict for full amount ami costs. Ah Ching v. Ah Kovr. Claim for money lent. Adjourned tiLl next Court day. | Stanton ▼. PeDacoy. Judgment summons. The Bench informed defendant that if the instalments, with exists to date, were not paid by next Local Court day, he would be commi...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 4 February 1898
—* .r - ■ ■ ■ Nullagine-Roebourne Mail rpHS MAIL OQACH lews NuliggUa ■L for tfarile - Jar every alternate THURSDAY, "proceeding lhance to Jt»e- j bonne, ra Western Shaw, TambonrwL PRbarn, Egina^ Mallina, Towrann*. and Grofdoo ertrj alternate SATURDAY. Fares and Satai of Carnage. Widwot - lgriyltng Rrln— Xtthtti Marble Bar to Nullagiiie£l IO 0 £9 0 0 do -to Foe bourne A 10 0 A 0 0 do toWest'nSbatr 1 10 0 SO do to Pilbarra 2 00 1 0 do to Maltina 9 10 0 A 10 0 Boebounte to Nollagina tt 0 0 7 10 0 do to fiflallma I 10 0 S 0 0 do to Pilbarra 2 0 0 t 0 0 do to W- Shair S O 0 A 0 0 Basseagers allowed 40lli of Luggsga. Excess luggage and parcels, 6d par ft for 100 miles and over; Ad per ft under 100 miles. All putuei and paresis from' Marble Bar most be booked with our agents, Messrs. Cooper A Ulan ton. Ironclad Hotel from Nollagine with Messrs- Hover A Walters,. Conglomerate Hotel; ana fram Boebovib with Mr. H- Osborn, JaUiles Hotel. MACKIE & GODDARD, Mail Contractors. 19 One Ponad...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 4 February 1898
Jlfcfafte Co. uum REGULAR STEAM SERVICE TO NOR'-WEST PORTS. ROYAL MAIL LINE (under contract to An red; Austral inn Government). Lov Bates and Fares. Coastal Mail Uae to and from Fireman tie. FIRST Mtlinjrg for Nor'-West Porto u ooder:— 8J. ALBANY, (I00l) tons burthen) UNRIVALLED. IIAPlt), and COMMODIOUS PASSENGER and CARGO STEAMERS, replete with every modern coaraieare, sail regularly (circumstances permitting) from Fremantle, at least arekly (united as often is possible to connect villi the s-s. Albany), for— Banbury Hamlin Melbourne Vane - Albany - Sydney Qninrialnp Adelaide And Queensland Forts. Special Service to Western Australia. Boomy and mell-renlilmled steamers.' speedily adapted end fitted for tU'e Stoclc Carrying IVadt, under tlie Adeuide SrelMSHiP Co.'s supervision, run regularly between Southern Ports sad Nor*-West Ports, bringing Stock, Cargo, Explosives, and Coal for all Nor*-West Ports, returning to Fremantle from Derby or WyndHam direct Cargo for Port Hedland, Condo...
DEPARTURES. [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 4 February 1898
DEPAETCEES. January 28.—Salad in, s:s., from Onslow, for Carnarvon. January 29.—Saltan, s.b., from Cossack, for Broome. January 29.— Albany, s.s., from Carnarvon, for Onslow. January 30.—Sultan, s.s., from Broome, for Derby. f January 3k—Lark, s.b., froru^Carnarvon, for Fremantfe. January 'Si.—Saladin, s.b., from Carnarvon, for Gera^Jton. Febraary 1.—Albjiny, S-b.,. from Cossack, for Broome. February i.—Sultan, s.s„ from Derby, for Singapore. Rich Coolgarimf..—Still another allnrial find has been made at Coolgardie, from which l/XXtazs. of gold were obtained in. a short space of time.
SHIPPING. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 4 February 1898
SHIPPING. ABKIVA.LS. Jissu]r 29.—Albany, s.s.. st Cnrnarron. from Geraidton. January 29.—Saltan, s.s., at Broome, from Cossack. January 31.—Sultan, s.s., at Derby, : from Broome. January 31.—Albany, s.s., at Cossack, from Onslow, February 1.—Saladin, s.s., at Geraidton, from Carnarron.
THE "TIMES" COMMENTS. FRESH LOAN PROPOSALS. LONDON, January 31. [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 4 February 1898
THE " TIMES " COMMENTS. FEESH LOAN PROPOSALS, j Loudon, January 31. I A report has been received from the far JSasfc confirming the annooaoemeat recently made that the British squadron at Port Arthur, are 1 leaving for Hong Kong. It is stated this is regarded locally as a sigu of weakness on the part o£ Great Britain. The " Times," in an article dealing with the situation in China, expresses a view that the opening of the port of Talienwnn to the cottimence of the world, will be unnecessary, if assurances are given that Port Arthur will be made a free port. France is reluctant to support Rusaia's menaces, if Talienwnn is opened to the world's commerce. China has suggested that the loan which she requires for the Japanese indemnity, should be taken half by Russia and half by Great Britain, on her own (China's) financial terms. As regards the other conditions, these shonid be adjustable by the two creditor couutries between themselves. A Renter's despatch has been received from Pekiu,...
TOTAL WRECK OF THE S.S. MATAURA. WILD EXCITEMENT IN LONDON OVER THE FATE OF THE PASSENGERS. (BY TELEGRAPH). LONDON, January 27. [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 4 February 1898
TOTAL WRECK OE THE | S.S. MATAURA. j ■ I WILD EXCITEMENT IN LONDON i OVER. THE FATE OF THE PASSENpERS. (bt telegraph). London, January 27 News hus just come to band that the steamer Mataura, 3,764 tons, belonging to the New Zealand Shipping Company, has been totally lost near the Straits of Magellan. One boat load of 15 passengers reached the land, and it is probable, that others were rescued. » The Mataura was a new steamer, built at Glasgow in 1896, and was fitted with a complete refrigerating plant for the frozen meat trade, .and she was bound for London, via Rio:Janerio. When the mishap "occurred, she was making her usual course from New Zea'nnd through the Straits of Magellan, j As-the Mataura ' was carrying a large! completeuient of passenger?, wild excite- I nieut prevailed in London as to the fate , of those on board.