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PILGRIM SHIP ON FIRE. 123 Passengers and Crew Burnt Alive in the Mediterranean. FLAMES 200 FEET HIGH. LONDON, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 27 November 1908
PILGRIM SHIP ON FIRL 123 Passengers and . Crew Burnt Alive in the Mediterranean. ? FLAMES 200 FEET HIGH. [Router's fccrvicc.] . LONDON, Thursday. » The ''Sardinia,' one of the Ellcrman l'apnynnni line of steamers engaged , in transporting Moorish Mohammedans on their pilgrimage to Mecca, has been burnt down with appalling loss of life within sight of the Ricnsoli. Eighteen out ol her crew of forty-four men; five out of her eleven oMiropean passengers; and. a hundred out of her hundred and forty Moorish pilgriniB are known to have perished. One- of the saloon passenger* w as British. , -.m ?- The vessel had just left the harbour; when smoke was seen to be lasuing-from Xo. 2 hold — where, uy reason.. it:i»-as- turned of the' pilgrims' . ? .carclcssncsa,. tome inllamniable material had caught (ire. -The ilames spread with amazing rapid ity, and immediately enveloped the Sardinia amidships; soon tliey - flared 200 feet high,, and lornied a1 terrible spectacle that auraeted thousand* ? o...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 27 November 1908
? ' ? BUSINESS NOTI CSS. ?? TOM_REIR ? Casli or Terms. : SPECIAL- LOW PRICES, That Cariiiot be Obtained iiJEet-v-lhtei'e. just Glance at These Prices, and Secure These Seasonable BARGAINS. . ICECHESTS — Here's a bargain, rcduc : ICE CREAM FREEZERS, Waterbags BAMBOO BLINDS— Can you ^buy DECK CHAIRS from 5/, 7/0, I2/G, up. 8-DAY CLOCKS, 15/ each. Splendid % assortment of Imitation Marble Cloaks, 'rorn 27/0. See these for vauie. Br]) HrlM to go at 2/3 for half a dozen., vi i-y pretty patterns and strong cups, not easily bro DOUBLE-BARRELLED GUNS to' go at 42/0 each. Others,- £2 15/, £3, up ^ DRESS BASKETS, Tin Trunks, Glad 3READ SAWS, reduced from 1/ to 9d.; better line at 1/ and 2/ each. TOM REID, Op. Police Station. ' PUBLIC .NOTICE. ALL OVERDUE ACCOUNTS owi'ne to R E. A. KITCHEN- .. ? . .. GROCER, ? ' Ardent Street, ? Must be paid or arranged for on or before December 15, .1908, otherwise LEGAL PROCEEDINGS will be taken to recover same. By Order „ Trustees L-ate T. J. Kitch^ez&a...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 27 November 1908
SUPPORT TRADES UNIONISM and CO-OPERATION by Pur chasing the ? - T. XJ. S. ? SHEEP SHEARS. . Tliey hold tho World's Record for Quality. MADE BY TRACKS UNION CO i ? OPERATORS. CAN BE OBTAINED FROM THE A.W.U. OFFICE, BROKEN HILL. 312. /. NEILD & HYDE, WOOD, WATER, and COAL DE POT. . Tolofmone 56 and 60. P.O. Box 131. BLENDE STREET (Opposite Fire Station) . C. CHAPPLE & CO., CUSTOMS AND FORWARDING AGENTS. To all Parts of tho Colonies. FURNITURE REMOVED. ~' Telephone 22 . Box 131. Offices: Railway Station and Bleiido Stroot. 312 MEGAW and HOGG, Stock, Station and General Auctioneers, Valua tors, and A gouts. .Sales, of Furniture, Merchandise, Horses, Drays, Ac., at thoir Mart EVERY SATURDAY and MONDAY, at 10.30 o'clock. SHAREBROKERS. All Share Businoss dono through S. C. Ward and Co., of Adelaido. Agonts for North Q.uoonsland Fire and Marino Irisuranco Company. Low est rates. Box 50. Telephone 208. 312.
QUEENSLAND PARLIAMENT. Motion to Elect Governors from State Citizens Talked Out. WORKERS' HOMES ADVANCES BIll. BRISBANE, Thursday Night. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 27 November 1908
QUEENSLAND PARLIAMENT. Motion to Elect Governors from State! Citizens Talked Out. WORKERS' HOMES ADVANCES Bill. [' Truth's ' Special Senrioa.] BRISBANE, Thursdav Night. In the Legislative Assembly to-day, Mr. Airey moved — ' That in the opinion of the' House a memorandum should be transmitted to the Secretary of State for the Colonies, intimating that the time has arrived when the ollice of Governor of the State mislit be fittinelv conferred on distinguished citizens of Queensland.' .' He said that when the Commonwealth was established, the need for importing Governors from England ceased to exist. He thought Queenslanders would make suitable Governors, and the cost of gov ernment be reduced. The Premier, in reply, said that the Governor was the -representative of the King, and it would be difficult to find an impartial man in the State to lill the position.' He considered it would be un wise to change the method of appointing the State Governors. Mr. Bowman opposed the motion, be c...
QUEENSLAND TRAGEDY. CASE AGAINST FANNY WILSON REMANDED. BRISBANE, Thursday Night. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 27 November 1908
QUEENSLAND TRAGEDY. CASE AGAINST FANNY WILSON REMANDED. -['Truth's' Sptaial Ku'via#.] ? . ?' BRISBANE, Thursday Night. --it: tlic -Georgetown Police Court, the charge against Fanny WIson, of having murdered ; Miss Dully, at Carpentaria Downs Station, was continued -to-day. - /Inspector Urquhart tendered the depos itions: ,,of Fanny Wilson, which- : wm taken at ; the first enquiry held at Car pentaria Downs. ' y': .' - ? A nominal ;reinand of; eight day's was applied for by Inspector- Urquluirt, and was granted. ? . It is understood that the remand was granted pending the arrival of Mr; Pound, the Government Bacteriologist,- from Brisbane.' ' ? : . 'Billy ' Wilson is'to be brought up on the same charge, and will appear at the police court to-morrow.
RETIRING PUBLIC SERVANTS. THREE QUEENSLAND OFFICIALS REACH THE ALLOTTED AGE. BRISBANE, Thursday Night. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 27 November 1908
retiring public servants. THREE QUEENSLAND OFFICIALS REACH THE ALLOTTED AGE. ['Truth's' Spocial Sarviee.] BRISBANE, Thursday Night. In accordance with the rule under which public servants must retire when they reach the age of 70 years, the Governor-in-Council has approved of the retirement of David Kwart, Director of Education, as from the 30th June. 190D. _ Also, of Walter Scott, inspector oi Orphans, and Thomas Melntyre, head teacher of the Bulimba State School, lis from the 31st December next. Each of these officers nas reached the age of 70 years, and has rendered good scrvice to 'his country.
THE FEDERAL PARLIAMENT. Mr. Joseph Cook Elected Leader of the Direct Opposition. LABOR PARTY DEFENDED. MELBOURNE, Thursday Night. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 27 November 1908
THE FEDERAL PARLIAMENT. Mr. Joseph Coolt Elected Leader of the Direct Opposition. LABOR PARTY DEFENDED. I -['Truth's' Special Service.] MELBOURNE, Thursday' Night. Ill the House of Representatives to day, after a few unimportant questions had 'been asked, Mr. Joseph Cook, who was unanimously elected leader of the direct Opposition, in succession to Mr. George Reid. continued the debate oil Mr. Fisher's Ministerial motion. In tho .course of his speech, lie urged that tlio Labor Party, being only in a minority in the House, had no right to take ollice. Sir John Forrest, in a long harangue, followed oil somewhat similar lines. Mr. Hughes, ?Attorney-General, 'in re plying for the Government, sharply crit icised the Opposition, niul quoted figures showing that duriug the iast ten years the Labor Party had made enormous strides in numbers, and . was- the only party, in the ..House that had gamed ac cess. in sfjength without losing numbers. The debate was then taken up bv Mr. Dugald Thomso...
MR. WAINWRICT RETICENT. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 27 November 1908
m'fJ. -W a'| N W R i CT R ET I C E NT. ; ? There is- no. knov.'ing :wlm^, industrial complications - may ensue in consequence of j the ..withdrawal of the 'Broken. Hill Proprietary Company from - the' Mining Managers' Association!, : ' IVith the ob ject1 of, if possible, obtaining some -light upon ! the possible euect-,of .tins with: drawHl upon tho present industrial 'situ- ation: in Broken Hill, a representative of thj3 paper yesterday waited upon Mr. W. Bj. Wamwright, manager of tho South Mino,! and secretary of the Mining Man agers' Association. ? ? When asked if he had any informati'in to impart on the matter, Mr. Wainwright said, 'Nothing at all, beyond the report of . last night's ? Conference. It was a long report.' 1 ?: 'You do not. feel disposed to indicato possible developments now that the Pro prietary Mine lias withdrawn ?' . ' $»riio,' was the reply, ' that is their business. I cannot go into that at all.'
MR. STANLEY LOW INTERVIEWED [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 27 November 1908
MR. STANLEY LOW INTERVIEWED ?A. nr view of the fact that the Block 10 Company was not represented at the Conference on Wednesday night, iv repre sentative, of this paper waited upon Mr. V. F.'Stanley Low, manager of Block 10, yesterday. in ^coiisequeneo of the -rumored with drawal of the, Block 10 Company from tho .'Mining; Managers' Association — so lar.aSj the present- Conference is concern ed, nt-any rate— it was deemed necessary to obtain confirmation or' otherwise of the report. Further;' it had- been, stated that -foil Wednesday ; night,. Mr.' Stanley ?Low -had boon shown .a. telegram announ cing .the withdrawal of- Block 10, ' and that tins had induced liim to absent him self from the Conference. ? . In [reply to a question;' ftlr. Stanley Low Isaul:— ' I was .shown ar eopy ? of a telegram that Mr. Howard had received. It stated that. Block 10 had. \witlulrawn. It. Ciinio from the ^chairman of ; the re presentatives of the -Combinod i.Iines in' Melbourne. I have had no lurthc...
BLOCK 10. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 27 November 1908
BLOCK 10. Tne following progress report for tlie ?fortnight.. ending November 18, 1908, has been supplied by the management: — The rise under the auxiliary shaft has been put up a further lustance of 7 feet, making a total of 80-feet. At .he 1,310 feet level; winze i3B lias been Bunk'151/. feet, or a total distance of 85% feet. A winze, 12D, south of. mis level is down 4 feet. The south drive at this level nas been driven 9 feet, or a total of 431 feet. Latest assays show 16.8 of 431 feet. Latest assays show lti.Soz. silver, ,17.0 per cent, lead, and 21.0 per cenc, zinc. Tlic north drive at the 1,405-feet level has been advanced a further instance of li'/a feet, making a total distance of 144 feet; the ore body is 6 t'cet wide, and latest assays show 17oz. silver, 15.8 per: cent, lead, and 4.1 per cent. zinc. Tho main shaft has boon sunk a further distance of 15 foot, making the total depth of 1,531 feet. Concentration. — Tho plant treated , 5,763 tons crudes for 971 tons of con cen...
WHAT'S THE GAME? [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 27 November 1908
WHAT'S THE CAME? What is the moaning of it all ? The universal note yesterday was one of per plexity over the withuraw.il of the B.H. i'roprictary Jliue, and the rumored de fection of* JjiocK 10 from the mining managers' concert. There is a deep scateu feeling on the part of the work ers of tne Barrier that some conspiracy lies at the bottom of this apparent split in the ranks of uin mining companies. Over ' ways that are darlc and tricks, that arc .vain' the heathen Chinee holds no ? monopoly. ; Does tho Proprietary Mine intend to 'bell tne cat' for its confreres?, .Is the apparent difference merely, a subterfuge? ; Wo do not say that this is so, but the current feeling of the city displays great suspicion. In the meantime, wo can only watch and wait.. The present industrial situation is fraught with grave possibilities to a large number of workers on the Bar rier. Any reduction of wages or cessa tion of employment, hero would mean the stoppage— or partial stoppage — of income in t...
THE NORTH. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 27 November 1908
THE NORTH. Last week tho North Mine despatch ed; 486 toils of concentrates. Good headway- is being niado with tho erec tion of 'the mill engine-house, and the Iipil-'nlnt.o of the (Mi'n'in1 has^heeii nlaced in . position. Very little development work is being done. Th'o 5B winze from tho 500ft. level is down 65 feet, and is still in tlio oro body. Tho rise from tlio 800-foot level to connect with tlio ll'A winzo has been carried up a further 5 'A: feet in ore, and the southern drivo on tlio western leg of tho oro body, oft' tho No. 1 crosscut, lias been driven a further 6 feet. Another 13 feet hits ucen addon to the length of tlio back shunt crosscut at tlio 950 feet Iovol. Mr. F. C. Howard left Broken IIill by last night's express, lie will return again in time to. attend tho Conference to be held' between . the Mine Managers and the Combined Unions, to be held on Wednesday jic.it.
A.M.A. AND ARBITRATION. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 27 November 1908
A.M. A. AND ARBITRATION. The A.M.A. has lost no lime in scour ing registration under the Federal Arbit ration Act. With tho prospect of ap peals to the Court instituted under that Act, and complications possible owing to tlio registration of the Mining Companies under the New South Wales Industrial Disputes Act, the A.M.'A. has acted wise ly in acting wihont delay. ; Mr. W. i). Barnetf! secretary of the i A.M.A., yesterday received the following | telegram from the Federal Postmaster- 1 General (Mr. Josiah Thomas), at the Public Ofllccs, Melbourne : — 'Tho Registrar at Sydney slates that immediately he receives authority from you to make the necessary amendments to your- rules, he w ill v register the Union.-' Mr. Barnetf; lorwarded tho application witli the alterations of rules to the Reg-, istrar.oii -Monday, '[.lie latter would re ceive the documents yesterday morning. At the same time. Mr. Burnett wrote to tlio Hon.- dosiali Thomas,- M.P., , stating that, lie had sent the papers...