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A TRIP TO ANGIPENA GOLD-FIELDS. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 5 October 1895
A TRIP TO ANGIPENA GOLD FIELDS. 'One of the party' writes under date of Farina, September 30:— 'A party of six left r- Farina last Wednesday mornirfg by train to :;: Leigh Creek enroutetotheAngipenagoldfields. '?'. On arrival at the creek two buggies and horses £??? were at our disposal. A start was made about 12 o'clock, arrivinsr atMuckatoona Springs, a V , distance of 27 miles from the creek, at sun down, where we camped for the night. There is a beautiful spring of splendid fresh water there and troughs rigged up for the sheep to drink from. Altogether it made a first-class camping ground. We got away at abeut5o'clocknextmorning. Immediately after leaving the place we came to an exceedingly steep and very rough hill, known as Mucka toona Hill, and good strong brakes are neces sary to ensure safety. After driving for about 6 miles' we came on to the Angipena alluvial fields and the great ironstone lode. There is a store and post-office here. The Pro prietary, Golden Gate, Lily of...
MINING AT DONKEY GULLY. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 5 October 1895
MINING AT DONKEY GULLY. ' The successful operations of Mr. Bell and his splendid finds from time to time on his claim at Donkey Gully have given a new impetus to mining in one of the oldest auriferous districts of the colony. It was at Donkey Gully, Echunga, that gold was first found in South Australia, and one has only to visit the ground to see many evidences of work that was done in years gone by, but princi pally in shallow sinking. r»ow there is a determination on the -part of holders of leases to test the ground to below water level and either to follow the leaders that exist there pretty numerously, or to test what ever may be found in the shape of permanent reefs. One of the claims started a few weeks ago is the Golden Rise, promoted as a syndicate of 150 shares of £& each, of which nearly the whole are allotted, and which in a few days will be placed before the public. The promoters have secured 10 acres to the south-TvestwaTd and only one block removed from Mr. Bel...
INVENTIONS AND PATENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 5 October 1895
INVENTIONS AND PATENTS, x V;; ^ifl [Compiled for' the Chamber of Manufactures' for ? .' ''' '£$3! publication in The Advcrtiter by Francis H. Snow, '^ '33 licensed patent a«rent.j ;'^ A method has been discovered for the removal of ' ^3 sulphur from iron by the agency of barium ferro- 'LMM cyanide, obtained by mixing boilingr concentrated * 4^ solutions of potassium, ferro-eyanide, and barium ?',-'??;*£§ chloride (the salt being freed from the waterof crystal- . r ?! - '? ^ hsation before beinir used, as otherwise the ox-vran '- ; '^ therein, on the sudden decomposition produced by ' V -?S contact with molten iron, would combine with the Vi'z pptassinm and barium forming inactive oxides). . ' S, The process, which must he carried out with '-;Q the exclusion of air and oxidising influences, is 'j said to be more easily applicable to practically pure ' ' V;'4 iron, a preliminary reduction being necessary by one V* ^ of the known methods ta highly sulphurous metal. %~A The theory appea...
CHURCH INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 5 October 1895
CHURCH INTELLIGENCE. ' ? ? The following personal items are taken from the Christian Weekly of October 4 : — The Rev. W. G. Clarke returned to his circuit last week, much invigorated by rest and change. Mr. R. Knowles has been elected president of the S.A. Sunday-school Union for a third year. Mr. Matthew Burnett has sent to the Mctliadist Times an appreciative testimony to the life, character, and labors of the late 'Father' Biekford, for whom Mr. Burnett had a peculiarly high esteem. The Rev. C. J. Prescott, M.A., principal- of the Metho dist Ladies' College, of Sydney, is ex pected to arrive on. Saturday in order to take part in the Sunday-school jubilee festival. He will be the guest of Mrs. Dunn. Lady Henry Somerset and several other lady refor mers have stated, in the Methodist Times, their reasons for regretting the decision of the British Wesleyan Conference with re gard to women representatives. Lady Somerset suggests that the only thing to do is to ' agitate, educate, orga...
DR. HAFFKINE. LONDON, September 30. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 5 October 1895
DR. HAFFKINE. 1 O — London, September 30. Dr. Haffkine, the late M. Pasteur's assis tant, who has spent the last three years in India where, at ms own expense, he has pur sued his experiments as to the efficacy of anti choleraic vaccination, is now returning to Europe. During his residence in India Dr. Haffkine has had special facilities afforded him for bis investigations, and has inoculated 40,000 people against cholera. The Indian officials, among whom was Dr. Simpson, the health officer of Calcutta, con firm the efficacy of the treatment adopted by Dr. Haffkine, and regard it as a complete pro tection against the disease.
MOUNT GAMBIER HUNT CLUB RACKS. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 5 October 1895
MOUNT GAMBIER HUNT CLUB RACtS. The following are the acceptances : — Handicap Huudles.— Of 20 sovs.; about one and a half miles. Stockings, aged, 10 st. 13 lb.; Three Stare, 5 yrs., 10 st 5 lb.; Joey, aged, 9 st. 12 lb.; Black Angel, aged, 9 st 5 lb. Oexs Stkkplkcuaee.— Of 25 sovs ; about two miles. Hotala, aged, 11 st. 7 lb.; Coral, aged, 11 st. fl Jb.; Regulator, aited, 10 st. 12 lb. ; Young Lucifer, aged, 10 st; Laura, aged, 10 St.; Carbine, aged, 10 st; Glencoe, G yrs., 10 st. Hint Club Cup.— Of 40 sovs.; about three miles. Motala, aged, 13 st. 3 lb. ; Rcdguru, 6 yrs., 12 st. 0 lb.; Kiluiarnock, aged, 11 st. 10 lb.; Young Lucifer, aged, list. 81b.; lliall, aged, 11 st. 7 lb.; Carbine, aged, 11 Bt. 8 lb.; Guardifue, aged, 11 st. 2 lb.; Moorak, aged, 11 St.; Active, aged, 11 st, ; Blondin, 6 yrs., 10 Bt. 13 Jb.; Coola, aged, 10 st. 10 lb. Open Handicap, of 15 sovs.; about one mile 12 chains. — Little Martin, 6 yrs., 10 st. 10 lb.; Kathleen, 6yrs.,8st.l31b.; Warrattenbullie, aged, ...
WEST AUSTRALIAN GOLD-FIELDS. Coologardie, September 25. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 5 October 1895
WEST AUSTRALIAN GOLD FIELDS. o Coolcrardie. September 25. ' The West Australian Exploration Com pany, a wealthy English corporation, have made an offer through Mr. S. H. F. Whitting ham, broker, for the purchase of Moon s mine. Tbe price mentioned should be satis factory to the shareholders. It is a cash transaction, that is, a big deposit and the whole amount within a month. The offer has been submitted to the directors in Adelaide, and the local shareholders recommend its ac ceptance. It is stated oil good authority that the clean ing up at the Golden Bar will result in a total yield of between 800 and 1,000 oz. of gold from about 400 tons of stone. Kalgoorlie, September 26. Information is to hand that the Maritana has again struck rich gold in the south shaft. Kaliroorlie. September 26. I visited the Australia mine to-day belong ing to the Associated Mines. They are now down 100 ft., and driving through a lode of ironstone; Good stone is being raised but not so rich as on the adj...
VICTORIAN SPORTING. Melbourne, October 4. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 5 October 1895
VICTORIAN SPORTING. Melbourne, October 4. Mr, W. E. Dakin has withdrawn his appli cation for the position of handicapper to the V.A.T.C. and has signified to the committee his reasons for doing so. Mr. Arthur Anderson when seen to-day regarding Mr. J. C. Bowden's remarks upon tho question of Mr. Anderson's ad judication on a protest at Moonee Valley, in which Mr. Anderson was alleged to have been interested, declared that the statement was a falsehood, but he did not see that he should spend his money in a court of law to prove that. He does not intend to bother at present about what Mr. Eowden thinks or says, especially when he takes into account the absurdity of the accusation and the standing of the accuser. He declares that there was a special object in 'attacking 'him at the meeting, and that was to effect his chance of re-election as a member of the committee. SCRATCHINGS. Melbourne, September 26. Latest scratching.? : — V.R.C. September meeting. — Six Furlongs Handicap— Mains...
THE DEAN CASE. Sydney, September 27. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 5 October 1895
TBE DEAN CASE. Sydnev. September 27. George Dean was the subject of numerous interviews to-day. To all enquiries he made an emphatic declaration that the whole story of an alleged confession was an infamous lie. He still continues at his work. ' Mrs. JJean and Mrs. Sey*iour were inter viewed this afternoon. They were found^ving1 in a neat cottage in Surrey Hills. Mrs. Seymour has not always led a blameless life, but she looked in her present surroundings perfectly domestic. Mrs. Dean was sitting by the kitchen fire attending to the Dean bab}', a girl of 9 months old and of magnificent growth. Both woiumi were evidently laboring under the in-, fluence of strong excitement. They had bten devouring Sir Julian's statement in the morning papers and were only too eager to discuss it. The difficulty was to make their conversation consecutive. Both mother and daughter wanted to make the inter view a joint affair and chimed in with statements or corroboratinns at any moment quite regardless ...
CANTERBURY PARK RACES. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 5 October 1895
CANTERBURY PARK RACES, ? v !^ The following are the weights for the races-; .'?.????~.S^ to be run on Saturday and Monday next:— .?-'''''? ^wSis FIR-sT DAY. . ?? ?' ..- .??.?.-'.1^1 Baron Hcrdlk Kace. About two miles.— Mes-- -aS| senger, 11 6t. 7 lb.; Nell Cook, 11 st 6 lb.; Capej ' ? 5S Pigeon, 10 st 10 lb.; Kissing Cup, 10 Bt. 10 lb.; Ulnc, - P*^ 10 st 10 lb. ; Hiram, 9 st, 10 lb. ; Hotspur, 9 st 10 lb.; , r ' :' ?M The Roe, 9 st. 10 lb.; Veracity, 9 st 7 lb.; Palmetto,' ;''-;« 9 st 0 lb. ; Zoroaster, 9 st 5 lb. ; Satanella, 9 st. 5 lb. ;- i'*^ Stranger, 9 st. 3 lb.; True Blue, 9 st 3 lb.; Michael. ' '^* Davilt, 9 st 3 lb. ; Snorter, 9 st. 5 lb. : Oliver, 9 at. 5 ? ' . ?' :;?-?*--; Jb.;Sertum,9st. - V|, Flyiso Handicap, six furlongs.— Bungebah, 9 st. 5- ???'?'^k lb.; Moorefield, 8 st. 9 lb.; Opliir, 8st. 6lb.; Aurea(i : ;| 8 st 5 lb.; Sadur, 8 st. 31b.; Engineer, 7 *t 7 IK;, -;~ Lord Marion, 7 st. 31b.; Tarrion, Cst 71b.; Scoria, 6- ^-S, si. 7 lb. ; Pastille, 0 bt 7 lb. -^ Cuto Ha...
HOMING. HINDMAESH CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 5 October 1895
HOMING. HINDMARSH CLUB. The Nairne race of the Hindinarsh Homing Club, was flown on September 28 ; 31 birds started. Result :. — Mr. Rundlc'e Happy Jack, 1 ; Mr. Rundle's Good-' enough, 2 ; Mr. Herrin's Quicksilver, 3. Messrs. J. S. Bagshaw & Sons are again to- . the fore in obtaining first prizes at the agri- '??.'.', cultural shows for their machinery, as we ar& informed that already_ this season their first; ; awards number 23. Since last reported they ;; have secured the following, viz.: — Wilming- : -1 ton, winnower ; Gawler, nourmUl and horse- '??'?% works (winnower award deferred pending a ? ?-?& field trial); Willowie, horsepower combination* 'fcl winnower ; Baliklava, Alpha grinder and . ? ?| farmers' fiourmill; Minyip (Victoria), win- 5^ nower (seven makers competing); Orroroo, :??}; portable flounnill and winnower; Kadina, .-.^3 winnower and Alpha flourmill ; and Two . rV:-^ Wells, winnower and Alpha grinder. - . '^ Mr. George _ Bradley, an old and...
THE RIMUTAKA AT HOBART. A SERIOUS FIRE AT SEA. Hobart, October 3. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 5 October 1895
THE RIMUTAKA AT HOBART, A SERIOUS FIRE AT SEA. Hobart, October 3. The steamer Rimutaka has arrived from London. Her saloon passengers are : — For Melbourne — Messrs. Cavendish, Cross land (2), Riddsbough, Colbeck, Hill, and Dyer. ? . ? For Sydney— Mr. and Mrs. White, Mr. C. Haslem. For Adelaide— Mr. F. Kodda. On September 20 a saloon passenger, Mr. J. Holleman, died of heart disease. He leaves a wife and family at Johannesburg. On. Friday, September 6, a fire was discovered in the for ward cooler, and was believed to have been extinguished after a few hours' work. At 4 o'clock next morning the. fire .was found to have extended further forward. About 50 tons of cargo was placed on deck, and the names were afterwards extinguished. The insulator was damaged. It is impossible to say how much cargo has been injured until, the bold has been discharged in Wellington. The fire originated -outside the refrigerator engine room, and was evidently caused by a trimmer's oil lamp.
THE WESTERN GOLDFIELDS. Kalgoorlie, October 2. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 5 October 1895
THE VWptEOT G011K ,?;.???;.-. FIELDS. ? .' -?.'?? ' Kalffoorliel October 2. . The return from the- iSreat Boulder for the past fortnight was 1,879 oz. of smelted gold from M5 tons of stone. . . . ,? ' It is reported that the next crushing from the Hill-find* mine will be considerably better than the last. - --?._'? A newvfind is reported :north-north:east of Broad Arrow township. The discovery was made by Mr. John Wyatt. There are three good reefs on the property, the principal one being C ft. wide and carrying gold from wall to wall. ?Great dissatisfaction is ? manifested hero be cause people cannot procure residence areas now the Bummer is approaching. Kalgporlie, October 3. At Broad Arrow on Wednesday a lad acci dentally discharged a revolver, the buliet passing through his hand. The injury is not considered serious. Vigorous works of, development are beinc proceeded with at Hanuan's East mine along the_ line of costeening pits, which Bhow a good lode about 30 ft. wide. The shaft...
INTERCOLONIAL NEWS. Melbourne. October 3. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 5 October 1895
INTERCOLONIAL NEWS. ? — ♦ Melbourne. October 3. Mrs. Abrahams recently petitioned for the release of her sen Louis on the ground that incarceration was injuring his health. The Solicitor-General has obtained independent reports from Drs. Grand and Maudsley to the effect that the case is one of deliberate simula tion. There were no signs of disease, and in carceration was not endangering his health. Sydney, October 3. It has been decided to refer the dispute between the buyers and salesmen of stock to arbitration. Perth, October 3. . At the Criminal Sessions to-^ay George Potter, an elderly teacher, was charged with having criminally assaulted a girl, aged 13, who was a pupil of his. The girl's story was corroborated by' her sister, aged 11, who alleged that she witnessed the assault The girl's character was not regarded as satisfac tory, it being stated that she was frequently out all night at dances. The jury acquitted the prisoner.
SPORTING. SPORTING NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 5 October 1895
SPORTING. SPORTING NOTES. [By Mentoe.] Tattersall's Club will hold . their Spring meeting en the Old Course to-day (Satur day), the first race starting at 1 o'clock. As the weather is likely to be fine and the acceptances are good an attractive afternoon's sport should be afforded the members and the general public. The card opens with the Hcrdle Race, one mile and three-quarters, with 12 candidates still left in, the same number that started last year. It was then won by Syllabus, with Jack Sprat and Gipsy Queen in the .places. The Duke now heads the list with 11 st. 10 1b., being 8 -lb. more than he carried to victory. at.Morphettville. Father Confessor has gone up 15 lb. for his victory, but suffered defeat from Nalpa at the Hunt Club meeting. Tho latter has now a penalty of 7 lb. over the same distance, thus meeting bis opponent on 9 lb. worse terms, but Nalpa won comfortably at ^the right end. Snowdrift, who was cast in his box, is all right again now. Ensign and Home Rule may ...
THE JUNCTION MINE. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 5 October 1895
THE JUNCTION MINE. The developments at the Junction mine con tinue to be of a satisfactory character. An, immense body of ore is now being exposed by the crosscut from Mclntyre's shaft at the bottom level, Captain Phillips stating in his letter of the 24th inBt. that the friable portion - of the lode is the finest body of sulphide he has ever seen. A wire from him on Saturday says:— The lode at the 550-ft. crosscut is now -' fully 65 ft. wide with no wall. The friable portion at the north end is of a width of 25 ft., at the south end it is 24 ft. wide and still .opening out, the lode being good both under foot and overhead. The winze 60 ft. south is now down 75 ft. in similar class ore. One thousand tons have been dispatched from the mine this week*jjp Dry Creek of an average assay of 3G oz. of aaver and 36 per cent, of lead.
FRENCH RAILWAY SCANDALS. LONDON, October 2. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 5 October 1895
??' FRENCH RAILWAY SCANDALS. London, October 2. if . M. Magnier, a member of the French Senate, ind editor of the Evenemcnt, a Parisian s^Vening paper, has returned to Paris and has 'lieeh arrested on a charge of having accepted a bribe of 100,000 francs in connection with the southern railway scandals. 1 A warrant . for M. Magnier's arrest was issued in August last, but the French senator *'tnanaged to evade the police, who surrounded -'bis dwelling-house, and, hidden in a dirty linen basket, was carried through their midst by his servants.
CONGREGATIONAL UNION. LONDON, October 2. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 5 October 1895
I- CONGREGATIONAL UNION. !-? ? ? ' ' London, October 2. The October meetings of the Congregational l. ~ Union of England and Wales were opened at Brighton yesterday. The Rev. Urijah Rees Thomas, chairman of the Union, in delivering the inaugural address took occasion to refer to the Papal encyclical ' with reference to the reunion of Christendom, and stated that the reunion of the churches '?was not within measurable distance so long as -the Archbishop of Canterbury and Cardinal : Vaughan maintained their present claims.