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Adelaide Share Market. ADELAIDE, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 13 April 1889
' Adelaide Share Market. ADELAIDE, Saturday. | : Lord Kintore's arrival had a consider- able effect on the business in both the .KrnVftTigft^ . the .. levee . to-day quite' disorganising things. The market has, therefore, been dull. Junctions were, however, in strong request, closing at 14s 3d. Following were the sales up to 2.30 p.m. : Baker's Creek-81s 3d Mount Moon-2a 9d Brökens-£29 7s 6d : * Block 14-968 3d British-64a 6d NorthB-21s 3d Souths-32s 9d Centrals-18a 3d , , Centrals (con.)-14s" 9d Block 10-558 9d Bonanza-ls Junctions-14s 3d I Pioneers-4s ld
On the Slide. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 13 April 1889
On the Slide. Ai the Crystal Skating Bink last night Mr. Nestdale, the instructor, repeated the feat of sliding down an inch ned plane from the roof beams at one end of the' hall to the floor at the other. Just after starting he has to ¿i duck" ander a beam, and the difficulty (if to r esume the upright from stooping "posture. . In this respect I he ia apparently t&t iso practised aa Pro ! fessor Agintón,'*w^b ^introduced this feat , to local notice last week. Directly the 'professor passed; under the , beam he .stood Upright' andi performed^ the rest of his descent " in a standing, position without any anxiety visible on his countenance Mr- Nestdale, on the con- trary, appears to have a lively Bense of danger, and this, no doubt, is due to some extent to. the fact that a day or two ago, while performing this feat, he came a " regular, cropper "; near the end of the slide, but, fortunately, without damage to his person. The gathering of spectators last evening was smaller th...
Theatre Royal. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 13 April 1889
Theatre Royal. ..'THE ABTIST." was revived, at the Theatre last night by the Travers-Vale Dramatio. Company, and as the play has been before presented during the present season of this troupe, the repetition calls for ho special mention. The audienoe might'have been larger to the advantage of the management. To-night is reserved for the benefit of Mr. Tra vers-Yale, when his own society drama, "Life" will be given as the piece de resistarice, to be' fol- lowed by a farce.
Scarcely Honest. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 13 April 1889
Scarcely Honest. IN June last an article on " Spielers " by 1 " Smiler " appeared in the MINIE. This I was considered good enough by -the ¡Brisbane Fiijaro to republish,' which course it a few d»ya ag-) pursued. Only it forgot to go about it in a manly fashion. Tho Figaro people altored the article a trifle, and published it as their own original production ; tho Sydney Heferec, the premier sporting paper of Australia, gave them considerable praise for the article. "Smiler," who, of course, recognised his own offspring at once'wrote to the Beferec and ; sent along the original article on "Spielers," and the following clipping will explain the result : -"Under thu heading we (Sydney Referee) published-an article reprinted from the Queensland F:garo. Since do- ing so we have received a letter from a scribe who writes under the norn dc plume " Smiler," and is attached to the staff of the BARBIER MINEB, published at Broken Hill, enclosing the original sketch, which I he alleges was writ...
The Truckers' Grievance. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 13 April 1889
The Truckers* Grievance. _D(|apîa"tB& pàstfèwl days we;havé ire 'ceived a large number of communica- tions deaHng,n br - purporting to deal, with the truckers' grievances, but all in reality replying to the letters whLh , have appeared from "W.M.M." This correspondent's views are now pretty well known. He does not consider the truckers, whom he. called -^strip- lings," have such, a grievance , as tto warrant the Miners' Association taking the stand it. has. done, and ' inore to a like effect. We have previously ex- pressed in strong langiiage'our opinion that the views held by,W;M.M." are decidedly erroneous, and have; given our reasons fbi* so" thinking. , Several correspondents have _ also r combated | his statements." Such communications haye been willingly .accepted and pub- lished ?¿tíuf£ no.-doubt)jmany, especially amongst the . truckers,' have", been an- noyed and d^p"p^in^Jb^u8e°pf the non-pubKçatîonj: ô£^their ^icommunica-; tiona. It is readily understood that these...
Four Hands Short. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 13 April 1889
Four Hands Short. . SUCH is the present position in regard to ¡ the local telegraph office and Mr. Whysall, the superintendent, stands in great need of assistance.. .This state of affairs néces- sités overtime'work by the present Btáff, which,' however, is undertaken without, a murmur. Mr. Whysall announces that Mr. F. H. Morris, one of the ' operators, has been transferred to Albury, and that Mr. W. Powell is relieving at Purna- moota, Mr. Hayes, the appointed officer there,; being laid up with rheumatic fever. When Mr. 'Hayes resumes duty, Mr. Po well , will proceed to Deniliquin,-' and his place in the local office will be supplied by Mr. Phillips, of Silverton,' who.'how I eyer,: will not he available for a fortnight, being away on leave. Mr. Bow, another of Mr., Whytall's staff is relieving at Menindie, and Mr. Woollett, now at Bre ¡ warrina, cannot proceed hither until re I lie ved. The r. telegraphy authorities in Sydney^appear to be makmg Broken! Hill a relieving .centre fdr...
The Ballarat Strike. MELBOURNE, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 13 April 1889
The Ballarat Strike. MELBOURNE, Saturday. The conference held with the object of settling the foundrymen's strike, at Bal- larat, has come to an abrupt ending. The men positively_ refused to withdraw the circular which they issued demanding extra wages. This has caused a deadlock, and it has been resolved to call out the whole of the ironworkers and assistants at the Phoenix, |X7nion, and Cowley's foundries. Thermen who are :now out number 180. -
New Gold Rush. [BY TELEGRAPH]. (FROM OUR OWN REPORTER). PURNAMOOTA, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 13 April 1889
New Gold Rush. [BY TELEGRAPH]; (FROM'OUR OW1T REPORTER). PURNAMOOTA; Saturday. I T here is nothing very startling to report respecting the new gold find. . A large number of visitors from Broken Hill and Silverton visited the locality yesterday, but generally they were disappointed. The spot where the nugget was found by Mr. Davis is about 2i miles from the Golden OreBt mine, and on the Golden Crest run of country, about 6^ miles north of the Purnamoota township. There is nothing to warrant a rush. Gold was found here about two years ago, it is said by Mr. G. Clark ; and, although the coun- try has been passed over several times since then by competent prospectors, nothing else appears to have been found. The party to which Mr. Clark, the finder of the nugget, belonged, consisted of six, including Clark and Ned Saunders. They had a spar deposit near by, and were, they say, prospecting on and near this when the nugget was found several weeks ago. It would not appear, however, that th...
Probable Ministerial Visit. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 13 April 1889
Probable Ministerial Visit. IT ia regarded in Sydney as virtually, settled that \ Mr. Brunker, the -Minister for, Lands,;will visit, the .-.western part :of the colony'during the next Parliamentary recess, which is expected to eventuate in about a couple of months time. Mr Brunker has already, visited Bourke, but is desirous of proceeding into the pastoral "country as . far as Wücannia. , Barrier people' in Sydney think it most likely that, the. Minister will come on from Wilcannia through Broken Hill 'and thence to Adelaide, rather than , retrace his way across the railwayless western country. , There is no Ministerial visitor more worthy of ' a ~ welcome ' than. Mr. Brunker, ' against whose political' career even his enemies can say very little indeed^
THE PURNAMOOTA FIND. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 13 April 1889
THE PURNAMOOTAFIND. OWING to reports of alluvial gold1having' been found in the neighborhood of Purna- moota by a party of prospectors (writes our Silverton rèporter),and, as some of the nuggets were shown in the town, consider- able excitement has been created in Silverton. On Friday Beveral parties were formed and might be seen in. buggies and- other conveyances making their way towards the scene of the find, fortified with miners' rights, stores,' «fcc. Whether thè i information 'to- hand warrants ' those going to this new Eldorado is very ques- tionable. It - is 1 to be hoped, however, that something really valuable will be föundj which will give > "an additional impetus to mining all over this field.
AN INTERVIEW. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 13 April 1889
AN INTERVIEW. - Thia morning Mr. E. H. Saunders, who is one of the prospectors,, was interviewed -by a MmEB reporter. ** There are six in óurfpartyi" he sáid^ V and we fnaye^béen engaged .for several months working on a calcite deposit we have near by. We had our tent not far from where Davis, who is one bf dur party, found the nugget. That, was several weeks ago ; but as we were very busy . with - the - calcite we deferred saying anything about the gold just then. Indeed, we would not have made any furs about it now ; but we thought, it better to report it. when we had the chance. : Very exaggerated statements respecting the amount of gold we had got have been cit ciliated. Besides the 4£ oz. nugget which Davis found we have only obtained a few small pieces. It is magnificent country, how- ever, and we intend giving it at least a three months trial." In reply to other questions, 'Mr. .Saunders, was certain that'Davis found the saTmplèr "It was a genuine discovery, of : that he was ...
Children's Matinee. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 13 April 1889
Children!^ -Matinee. .THE Crystal Skating Rink presented quite an attractive appearance this morning, the occasion being a most successf ul children's matinee.-' The youngsters/tbgether with a few Adults, entered with spirit into the enjoyment, land "many of them [showed decided superiority on the wheels.
To Correspondents. [BY SMILER.] [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 13 April 1889
To Correspondents. .[Br Sinira;] 'NOT. desiring to pose, before the public of this location in false colors, I beg to inform the readers of ; ,the MINER that Ido not ;run this sh.ow.v~I-. was for several years proprietor " bf the London Times and several other unimportant fly-sheets ; but at present 1 am engaged as a truth dispenser on this journal, at two dollars a column. Not that I require the coin thus accumulated^ "but hard work and ----- little pay is the* 'best remedy on record for a sluggish tiver. " I have re- ceived many letters during the last iew weeks which I cannot answer privately, and so I take this means of wiping out my post-office debts :-, JOHN LOMBARDY;-Your request for space in the "Smiler" column to ventilate a grievance against Michael Carmody is only natural, and the granting thereof is within the range of possibilities. I shall be glad to meet you half way-if you will go straight here and insure my life for £1000.; I don't know Carmody, but if he has suffic...