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Oddfellowship. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 13 April 1889
Oddfellowship. OK Thursday night5'P.P.G.fit Bro. John J. Paine established a br»neh;of;the Man- chester Unity of Oddfellows at Broken IEÜ1L: I Mr.; Paine, occupied ithe- -Grand Master's chair, and appointed the follow- ing visiting members to take the chairs daring the1 initiation' ceremony.:-4-P.G. R. Stewart, N.G's chair; a brother from the Adelaide lodge, the N.G.'s chair ; and P.N.G. Pittman, *he secretary's chair. P.N;G« Pittman was! appointed N.G. ; P.ViG. Thornycraft; Y.G: ; Bro:-Geo. C. Bowen, secretary; P.G. Stewart, G.M. Dispensations were granted the officers, and authority was given in the name of the Riverina district to establish a lodge to be held at the Masonic Hotel, and to be known as No. 157. After the ceremonies were concluded, refreshments were par- taken of, and a pleasant evening spent. . - ?. ? -?-~~ >' The secretary pf the Silverton hospital acknowledges the receipt of the following donations :-Mr. G. Chapple, £ö 6«"» ; mosnted-CQnitable Bron, £1 ls.
The Samoan Fleet. SYDNEY, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 15 April 1889
The Samoan Fleet. SYDNEY,, Monday. " The; Olga arrived from. Samoa on .Saturday, escorted by .the steamer .Lubeck. Upon being floated off it was ' found-.that the damage done was not . .sufficient to preclude her from under . taking an opean voyage. The captain saya that when the hurricane arose he I would have steamed out to Bea the same as the Calliope had done had not the rudder of his ship become damaged - through collision with the Eber. He, therefore, beached her on a sandy place in the Apia Harbor. The Nipsio has also been floated. She was severely damaged/ and is now only fit to be used as a hulk.
Railway Catastrophe. A TRAIN OVERTURNS. DRIVER AND STOKER KILLED. SYDNEY, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 15 April 1889
Railway Catastrophe. -? ?.i A TRAIN OVERTURNS. DRIVER AND STOKER KILLED. ?i ' SYDNEY, Monday. The mail train, when between Junee and Hay, ran into a mob of cattle which wereisrosaing the line about two miles r from the former place. The train con- sisted of ten waggons and two passenger cars. They were drawn by one engine. In consequence of the shock the whole train left the rails. The engine was thrown down a high embankment, and the tracks were smashed against the other side bf the embankment. The passenger : cars were saved by the coupling,breaking, ; and fortunately the occupants escaped unhurt. The driver of the engine, as well as the stoker, were, however, killed on the spot. On the driver's body was found a paper containing the words: " Cattle are straying on the line between ' Junee Junction and Old Junee. Be . careful." When the accident occurred " the train was travelling at 35 miles an hour, and was going round a curve. ¡ The speed ia generally considered to have been far...
The Crystal Rink. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 15 April 1889
The Crystal Rtnk. THE attendance at the Ciystal Rink oh Saturday evening waa again large, the chief attractions being Mr. F. Neatdale's toboggan act, and a hardie, race. The former waa undertaken without mishap1; the latter proved an , exciting contest and was eventually won by T. Cotter, O'Neill being second. To-night the 'rink will be open as usual.
Baseball Match. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 15 April 1889
Baseball Match. A MATCH between the married and Bingle members ' of the Silverton Baseball Club was played on Saturday, the married players being Messrs. Tait, Gilbert, Harris, Robertson, Kenane, Savage, Brice, Allison, and Ring, and the singles, Messrs. Lindo, Wehl, Filgate, Hocking, DeBann, Woodman, Goss (2), and /Gibson. The benedicts had all the best of the game, Tait and Savage playing splendidly. The scores at the finish were -Marrieds 44, singles 23. Mr. G. Tan tram wa. umpire.. >/.
Hicks' Minstrels. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 15 April 1889
Hicks' Minstrels. TUB management of the Theatre Royal do not intend to keep that place of amuse- ment cloned very long at a stretch, al- though the miserable attendances at soma of the more recent performances have almost been disheartening enough to determine the-proprietor to board up the doora and windows of the whole concern. The Travers-Vale Company concludes the present dramatic season' on Thursday niaht next, and on Saturday, the Hicks. "Colored Minstrels will open -forià short season. This company is a large one, and has worked long together, sp th&t'jts per- formances are always yery' entertaining. The locaVbaseballers will also have some- one to play against, for the Hbks minstrel team are no mean exponents of thc American game.
Sunday Concert. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 15 April 1889
Sunday Concert WITH the return of winter, Sunday con- certs have been again inaugurated in Broken Hill, the first for 1889 having been conducted last night in the Theatre Royal by the Travers-Vale Company. The attendance was only moderate. The programme was an interesting and varied one ; indeed, it is not 'at all certain whether the company does not appear to better advantage in a miscellaneous con- cert programme than in a strictlydramatic performance. Miss Lena Salinger has an excellent voice, which she made fair use of in two vocal Selections ;" Mr. Coughlan also contributed two songs. Mr. Herbert Salinger produced his violin and per- formed' a number. But nothing was better than Mr. J. B. Fitzgeralds two elocutionary efforts, the first " Becalmed,", the second " The Water Mil!/'
Reserve 3075. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 15 April 1889
Reservé 3075. Is response to an advertisement, between twenty and thirty persons favorable* tb the .throwing open for occupation pf a portion of reserve ?075, met at : the Pig and Whistle Hotel yesterday afternoon. Mr. B. Barker was voted to the chair, and ex- plained that the object of the meeting was to consider, in view bf the persistent action of ' the municipal council, what steps they, had, better take to secure for: themselves either¡ the land-'they were living on or some small portion on a part bf the reserve. ; After considerable dis- cussion it was agreed that matters should be allowed to take their course, and when there was any new development in the situation that another meeting should be called. Votes of thanks- were passed to all those who had assisted in the move men^; to have the land thrown open,'and; the meeting adjourned.
Primitive Methodism. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 15 April 1889
Primitive IVÍettíoclism.. I IN the Primitive Methodist Church yesterday three services were èouducted,. the congregations being exceptionally large. In the morning the Rev. J. Burrows preached on "Christ's first miracle," and in the evening on "David seeking strength." In the afternoon a service of song entitled "The Brave Covenanters," was given by the choir. , The quartette " Cast thy burden on the j Lord " was given by Miss Burrows and Messrs. Stevens, Powell, and Penhall ; and the quartette, *' Sweetly those strains," by Miss Stevens and Messrs. Powell, Stephens, and Bennett, assisted by the choir. The connective readings were given by the Rev. J. Burrows. A¿ bhe Adeude Koine Rule meeting, an Irishman preside^, a German moved a vote of sympathy and s^ppori/and a «¡few seconded it,
Heavy Rains. ADELAIDE, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 15 April 1889
Heavy Rains. ^ADBL^IDE, Monday. Bain began to fall last,eveiiinc st about 9, o'clock, and coátíñ^eá'id^ii^f^cf r'uptions through the night.)Heavy rains are now (15.3Q m.) falling.^ i-J^lï^ïiJ U[^'íiíC ¿' LATER. I . -Copious rains are reported to have fallen, throughout the country. The news frona ;Brokecf'Hill tl}at theré is a steady down- pour has produced expressions qf genera.! satisfaction bere. Ko report of any rail- way nn&happ has yet been received. í n
The South Mine. SPLENDID DEVELOPMENTS. (BY OUR MINING REPORTER.) [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 15 April 1889
The South Mine. SPLENDID DEVELOPMENTS. (BY OUR MINING REPORTER.) FOR soine considerable time there have been many contradictory statementfl afloat in regard to the South'min^V'Some bfj, the critics have not sorapled to'condemn* the property in toto, while others have confined themselves to writing disparag- ingly of the manager and all his works, asserting that: under> the present regime the mine is- little better than a rabbit burrow and would.notf pay a dividend in a century. Others, again, ladled the blame out freely upon the directors; and abuse has not been .wanting recently for most of the officers in charge of the property. It has been freely-stated that an amount of almost unparalleled extravagance has been indulged in, though where and how in this particular mine is a conundrum I would greatly, like to see one of these critics solve. Wishing to set this matter at rest for all time, I have gone through every hole and been in every corner of the claim, and measured accurat...
NOTICE OF MAILS. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 15 April 1889
NÖTIGE OF MAILS. To AM) ÏBOK ADBXATDS.-Leave Ade- laide 6.15 a.m. and 2.0. p.m., except Sundays. Saturdays, 6.15 a.m. only. Arrive Broken Hill, 2.25 a.m. and 7.50 a.m. except Mondays. gandaya, 2.25, ^.m. onty. r Leave "Broken Hill, 7.0 p.m. and 10 ' p.m., except Saturdays. Sundays, . 10 p.m. only. Arrive Adelaide, 1.25 p.m. and 8.45 p.m., except SundayB. Mondays, 8,45 p.m. only, Erraiown.-Leave Broken Hill, Tuesday and Friday, 7 p.m. via Silverton. I arrive Euriowie, "Wednesdays and I - Saturdays, 4.30 p.m. I Leave Euriowie, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9 a,m. ; arrive Broken Hill, Wed- nesdays and Fridays, 7.50 a.m. " Mr. GIPPS.-Leave Broken Hill, Mon- day, Tuesday, Thursday, and .Satur- days, at 10 a.m.; arrive at Mount V: Gipps, at 12.15 p.m. Leave Mt; Gipps : Monday, Tuesday,' Thursday, and .-, Friday, at 3 p^m. ; arrive Broken HUI - -at5.30. p.m. J BOTOTO HILL.-Leave Broken Hill daily -.* (Sunday excepted), 10 a.m. arrive Bound Hill, 11.15 a.m. Leave Round Hill, 4 p.m.; arrive Broke...
CONCENTRATES. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 15 April 1889
CONCENTRATES. _^_-A._- .: - New. South Wales Railway Comrois aionerffwill carry Beed wheat for distressed i farmers at half usual rateB. Torty typhoid'patients are under treat- ment in the Hobart (Tasmania) Hospital. Were the "W.M.M." letters written by the capitalistic Silver Age and forwarded to the MJNBB for publication ? Sir T. G. Edmonds, one of the Irish delegates, is to deliver an address at Broken Hill on Easter Monday. A. few parties went, out to the Purna- moota gold rush yesterday/ but were generally disappointed. Baker's Creek yield for the week, 1354 ounces gold. Does " W. M. M." really belong to our contemporary's staff, as was stated at the " execution" btf Saturday night? "Jack"i Want, M.L.A., was not on board the smallpox laden Guthrie, which arrived in Sydney on. Saturday, after all. £8 3s 7£d waa collected for the miners' hospital bazaar at the " execution" on Saturday night. . ; ' A.M. A. weekly meeting to-morrow evening at the usual hour-7 o'clock. Several repor...