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TUESDAY'S MELBOURNE MARKET. (BY URGENT WIRE.) MELBOURNE, June 2. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 4 June 1896
TUESDAY'S MELBOURINE MARKET. (BY URGENT WIRE.) MELBOURNE, June 2. Block 45, 87s Boulder Half-Mile South, 3s 8d Croesus, 17s Gd to 26s Brown Hill Junction, 10s 6d Boulder, buyer £10 5s, seller £10 10s Ivanhoe, £5 4s to £7 Lake View. buyer £8 Maritana, 26s Queen Margaret, 288s to 31s Queensland Menzies, con 36s to 41s Tindals, buyer 8s, seller 8s 6d Broken, 50s Block 10, 80s 6d Block 14, 83s Junction, 73s, 75s Junction North, 84s South, con 16s d a Lyell, buyer £8 10s seller £8 15s South Lyell, 50s Trams, £5
CABLEGRAMS. The Coronation of the Czar. LONDON, May 27. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 4 June 1896
CAB LEORA MS. The. Coronation of the Czar. LoNDON, May 27. The formal coronation of the Czar took place on Tuesday in the Uspen sky Dathedral in the presence of a large and brilliant a.tsemblage, which included 30 foreign Royalties and representatives-of every nation in the world. The Princess D)agmar, the Czar's mother, was present, and was much affected. The Czarina ap peared in silver brocade, her dress being made in accordance with. the national fashion. The Czar recited' the Creed, and replaced the crown on his own- head His Majesty then as suming the sceptre, crowucd the kneel ing Czarina, and, ordering those pre sens to rise, they came forward and kissed his hand. The Czar was an nointed, and partook of the Sacrament. The choir chanted many airs, and His Majesty returned to the Palace. The streets through which he passed were guarded by lines of troops, and were crowded by a vast multitude, Ihe Royal party being received. with continuous cheers,, The cor6nation was announced ...
TERRIBLE DISASTER IN MOSCOW. LONDON, May 31, 7.30 a.m. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 4 June 1896
TERRIBLE DISASTER IN MOSCOW. LONDON, May 31, 7.30 a.m. A sad and awful calamity has marked the festivities that have been in progress in Moscow in connect;on .with the coro nation of the Czar. A feast was given outside the city to the peasants . of the the district. The attendance numbered no less than 400,000 persons, many of whom travelled from a considerable dis tance to be present. All went well until meal-time; when the majority madly rushed the booths, and large numbers were wedged. in the inarrow passages. The pressure was terrific, and hundreds were trampled under foot. There were several hollows in the pas sages. These became so many death traps, and were quickly filled with dead and injured persons, the victims being chiefly womeh and children. The at tendants were intdequate to deal with the rush, and the police and Cossacks were unavailable. : An' official return. that has been issued states that 1100 persons were killed in the: disaster and ,450 injured: The affair has ...
Mining News. HANNAN'S REWARD. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 4 June 1896
Mining News. (BY OUR MINING REPORTER.) HANNAN'S REWARD. The lower levels in IHaanan's Reward are opening up m ich better than was hoped. The lode has been struck at the 300ft level, and the crosscut is already six feet into the reef. So far the stone has averaged about 2oz per ton, much of the metal being con tained in the pyrites, although free gold shows very often in the stone. The lode appears to be very wide, no indicatioji of the wall having been met with, while the grade of the stone is higher than in the level above. At the 20C ft level a start has been made to drive south on the course of the reef, and although only eight or nine feet in from the crosscut, the stone is rapidly im proving in grade. The face on Monday gave a return of loz 16dwts by bulk assay, and the ore is growing better as the big body lying further south is approached. A lot of water is making at the bottom level, and it would be a good idea to continue the crosscut for at least 100ft east of the reef to ...
Block 45. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 4 June 1896
Block 45. Very rich stone has been struck at the 100ft level in Kelly's lode. The stone is wonderfully rich in coarse free gold and the reef continues to open out well. This is a parallel lode running west of the telluride on which the prospectors worked in the early days of the field. It is widening out as it is sunk on and promises to prove as valuable as the recent discovery. Some samples of the telluride ore were secured a few days ago by Mr A. J. McGeorge, who, in conjunction with Mr Erle Huntley, his associate, in the laboratory made careful wet assays or an analysis of the telluride contents of the stone. After separating the metal from the gangue they found that the component parts of the telluride were as follows :--Gold 42*6, tel lurium 54'1, silver 0'7, arsenic 1-1, iron 0'9, sulphur 0*4; total, 99"8. The small quantitieb of sulphur, arsenic and iron, were due to crystals of arsenopyrite which could not be separated in concentrating the stone. The analysis wan most carefu...
THE AUSTRALIA. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 4 June 1896
TRH AUSTRALIA. The lode at the 100ft level in this mine is opening up better than was hoped. The crosscut is 14ft into the reef, and the stone after careful tests is estimated to average from four to six ounces per ton This is the line of lode on which the Kalgurli is situated, and promises to become as famous as the Boulder, Lake View and Ivanhoe reefs; which are parallel lines situated on the west side of the Kalgurli lode. Both Mr Geo. Gray, the consulting engineer, and Capt. Oats, the general manager, are so pleased with the development that an engine shaft will be started at once and carried down to water level. A cyanide plant capable of treating 50 tons daily has been ordered for this property, and will be ready for working as soon as the shaft reaches water level.
AN INTERESTING EXPERIMENT. TO THE EDITOR OF THE KALGOORLIE "MINER." [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 4 June 1896
AN INTERESTING EXPERIMENT. TO THE EDITOR OF THE KALGOORLIE " MINER." Sfi,-For the information of the mining public, an easy and interesting test can be made with the blow-pipe for tellurium. A small piece when placed upon charcoal and acted upon for a short time with the oxidis ing flame of a blow-pipe will readily melt into a globule, giving off a beautiful, greenish blue flame, and a white sublimate of tellu rium oxide is formed on the charcoal round the bead. This sublimate will disappear, giving also a similar beautiful flame when treated by the reducing flame of a blow pipe. If the bead, which is now of a dark lead color, be placed upon a piecs of white porcelain in a drop of strong sulphuric acid and heated, it will give the bright carnation, color, characteristic of tellurium. If the bead be now further treated, with the oxidising flame on charcoal, the remainder of the tellurium can b:. expelled as oxide, and a bright malleable button of gold is left behind. Yours, etc., ART...
TELLURIDES. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 4 June 1896
TELLURIDES. TO THE EDITOR. SIR.-Although the existence of tellutide ores in the Kalgoorlie goldfields has come upon most of the mining community as a surprise, and has no doubt marked an epoch in the history of Kalgoorlie, it may be interesting to know that telluride of gold and silver was known by us to exist on this field ten months ago, samples from an Eng lish Company's property having been found to contain it, but not until investigation resulting from the failure of an expert to disclose gold in the ore by panning. Tel luride of bismuth was discovered on the Coolgardie goldfield eighteen months ago by Mr Octavius Watkins, assayer, of Bayley street, Coolgardie. However, in spite of the valuable information that hi been given to the Kalgoorlie public by r scientific men in the recent issues of th' Press regarding. tellurium and tellurides of metals, that question asked at the be ning of the dis cussion. viz., "What is Telluride ?" has not been answered ; nor has anyone attempted...
The St. Louis Cyclone. LONDON, May 28. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 4 June 1896
The St, Louis; Cyclone, Los$iio, IMay '28. News las beeni receivd from the city of Saint Lords, in tihe Stte bf Missoti'ie, in the' Unite Stfates, 4f:i most dstfu'c tive cyclo:ie. The city, 'whiich ' has a population of nearly half a miliiin, Was' considera-bly damaged. . Many, liote'ls; publisc biildings, elevators, and"' other structures were 'riazd to 't?de grouaid'. All the stemimers a'd ad'tnhst' th? dtibr vessels ii the: Mississipi' River at the citjy were suink" Great' oss'of life Was occasioned by' the'eyclonte. i't s esi mate~Md that altogehei &i tiixsa&rid' er sonis were k-ilte. The yiloiee't iso did much damag in otbhe "" rts bf "he Sttak. ,,`Seial villagis wtze, ninsh t coinipletely 'destroyed. FHill prticiulirs "'have not' yet f~ached 'Loiilo. ,": ' *. ' ... , . JONDO, Mas y9. P Further :paticulars: have, :been ,.r= ceived in London regarding the cyclone -which. lately. proved :so destrudtive:, Ito 'the city of Saint Louis, resulting:in the death. 'of : ...
The Transvaal Troubles. LONDON, May 27. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 4 June 1896
The Transvaal Troubles. LONDON, May 27. Mr Barney Barnato, believing that it is the intention of the Transvaal authorities to release the condemned reformers, has decided not to sell *hih mines, but will proeced to work them.; President Kroger, fearing that plots have been hatched against his life, has doubled his guard at his house. In Captain White's diary, which was found inside a drum at Darndorf after Dr Janeson's surrender, it is stated that Mr Cecil Rhodes hoped to win the Transvaal back for England, by the force of reason and the weight of population. Captain White admits #' spying " the artillery. t Pretoria. A force of the. Matabele, numbering about 1000, who made two attacks on. the British, were, repulsed and subse quently dispersed, many of their.. number.being killed. . LONDON,, May .28. A strong feeling of opposition to the Kruger Oovernmbnt exists'at Pretorik, the capital 'of the Transvaal, becalise of the niitigation bf the sentenices passed on the cohiidemned -iTit...
THE LANCASHIRE MATCH. LONDON, May 28, 1.45 p.m. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 4 June 1896
THE LANCASHIRE MATCH. LONDON, May 28, 1.45 p.m. There was a very large attendance at the match Australia v. Lancashire to-day. The weather was delightfully fine, an excellent wicket was prepared, and the ground was in first-class order. Harry Trott again won the toss, and sent in Donnan and Darling. At 1.30 one wicket had fallen for 33 runs. LONDON, May 28, 3.30. p.m. The Australians have lost four wickets for 181. The scores are as follows : J. Darling ......... 11 H. Donnan ... ... ... 24 G. Giffen ... ... ... 21 H. Trott... ... ... ... 14 C. Hill, not out... ... ... 42 LONDON, May 29, 7.10 a.m. There were over 22,000 people present to witness the match on Thursday. The wicket was perfect, and as a consequence the scoring was very fast. Hill, who made 44, batted with per fect confidence, his placing being ex cellent. Gregory shaped very poorly, and was missed three times before being caught by Smith off Briggs. Giffen, who also made 21, met the same fate as against Yorkshire, bein...
General Cables. LONDON, May 29. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 4 June 1896
General Cables. LONDON, May 29. Five Maxim guns of the latest type are being manufactured, and will be shipped to Victoria in September. The congress now sitting at Aix-la Chapelle of miners' representatives from all parts of the world have discussed the advisability of urging the nationalisation of mines. The delegates argued that mineral wealth was the property of the State where it was found, and not of any private person or persons. There were, they contended, many other im portant reasons why mines should belong solely to the State, and a resoluticn was carried demanding their nationalisation. LONDON, May 31. The United States, in view of pos sible hostilities in the near future in connection wi 'h the Cuban trouble, en tred into negotiations recently for the purchase of two ironclads at Genoa, but while their agents were haggling with the owners over the price, they were suddenly forestalled by representatives of Spain, who bought both the vessels. The cost was 36,000,000 fran...
Items of News. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 4 June 1896
Items ot News. Mr Phillip Mennell has left for Perth, from whence he will proceed on a tour over the Murchison field. The mails for the Eastern colonies per P. 0. Arcadia close on Friday. A supplementary ail will be despatched on Saturday. At the meeting of the Executive Council on Wednesday it was decided that Parliament should be further prorogued from June 2ill July 7, on which date both Houses will meet for the despatch of business. Two of the Sisters of the Order of St. John of God were telegraphed for to Perth last week. A telegram was received on Thurs day stating they had left for Kalgoorlie. The erection of the hospital will be pro ceeded with immediately. Mr W. J. Isbister, who was recently a itted to the Bar in Western Australia, has joined Messrs Henning and Rounsevell, the well-known solicitors of Kalgoorlie and Cool gardie. Mr Isbister will reside in Kalgoorlie, and the firm will in future be Henning, Rounsevell, and Isbister. At Linton & Saunders open call on ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 4 June 1896
W. J. ESTO TEli Al STOCK AND SHARE BROKER, IMPERIAL CHAMBERS, COOLGARDIE.- SPECIAL AGENT FOR STONFHAM AND MESSENGER O& THE LONDON STOCK EXCHANGE. Daily Cables to and from London. Special Facilities for Buying or Selling. FULLY PAID SHARES IN LONDON COMPANIES IN ANY QUANTITIES FOR CASH. ALGOORLIE SAW MILL The undersigned is now prepared to supply Sawn Timber of all sizes and t Lowest rates at the Saw Mill.-Old White Feather Road and A. H. Oliver. G. HERRICH & SONS. Department of Mines Perth. T is hereby notified that the un-ermen tinned Gentlemen have been appointed as EXAMINERS of Candidates for Certificates as Enginedrivers on the Eastern Goldfield, in accordance with the Minee Regulation Act. Candidates are requested to communicate with them, in order that they may obtain Certificates before the 1st July. E. H. WITTENOOM, Minister for Mine. Mr J. H. Horwood Mr Allison D. Smith Mr J. Martin And the Inspector of Mines.
FOOTBALL. HANNANS V. BOULDER. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 4 June 1896
FOOTBALL. HANNANS V. BOULDER. About 2000 people assembled at. the Boulder ground on Sunday afternoon to witness a football match between the local team and Hannans. A v'ry good exhibition of the game was given, despite the heavy state of the ground. The match was a fairly even one, as the result shows. The Boulder played their best in the first qnarter, and Hannans in the third quarter. The scores were as follows : Half-time :-Boulder, 1 goal 6 behiuds; Hannans, 3 behinds. Three-quarter time-Boulder, 1 goal 7 behinds; Hannans, 9 behinds. Final: Boulder, 2 goals 10 behinds; Hannans, 9 behinds. Gullan captained the visitors and Consi dine the locals. Winter as field umpire gave general satisfaction.
Sports at Lake View South. Judge: Mr J. H. Edols. Starter, Mr T. Bower. Committee: Messrs J. H. Edols Spiers, A. De[?]ose, Ross, Hindhaugh, and Wylde Brown. Hon Sec.: Mr s. Joseph. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 4 June 1896
Sports at Lake View South. Judge: Mr J. H. Edols. Starter, Mr T. Bower. Committee : Messrs J. H. Edols, Spiers, A. De ose, Ross, Hindhaugh, and Wy1de Brown. Hon See.: .Mr S. Joseph. The miners' sports held at th::e Lake View South on Saturday, were a success in every way. There was a very large attendance, over 1500 people being present; The weather was pleasant, and the various contests ex cited the keenest interest. The Pioneer Bapd rendered selections, and as Mr Reynolds hl a large booth on the ground and there was a sprinkling of the fair sex, there was nothing left to be desired. The sports gatherine was suggested by Mr George Gray, who with Mk H. Moir, donated all the prizes, and who was desirous of meeting the large number of men employed in the mines under his control. Both Messrs Gray and Moir assisted the committee in regulating the sports, which lasted from noon till sunset. The committee and officers worked hard to make the affair go off with out a hitch, and they succee...
A TERRIBLE TRAGEDY. RONALD McDONALD SHOOTS HIMSELF. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 4 June 1896
A TERRIBLE TRAGEDY. RONALD McDONALD SHOOTS HIMSELF. There is very seldom an issue of the MINER which does not which does not contain the account of a suicide in the eastern colonies, where hard &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; times have driven numbers of people to take &nbsp; &nbsp; their own lives. In this colony the condi &nbsp; &nbsp; tions of life are very different, and suc...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 4 June 1896
ROBERT PAK SHAREBROKER. Member Stock Exchange, Melbourne West Australian stocks a specialty. All telegrams receive prompt attention. STocK EXCHANGE BUILDINGB, MELBOURNE. T F. DECOURCY BROWNE " Late Deputy-Chairman of the Min ing Board of New South Wales; Ex-Member of Local Mining Court, Victoria, New South Wales and Queensland; Ex-Min ing Delegate, British Columbia, Author of "The Miners' Handy Book," " Mining Leaseholders' Guide," and "Manual of Miner als." MINING . EXPERT. ADVISER ARBITRATOR, And MINING TITLES AGENT 13 & 14 PERTH CrUB BUILDINGS, ROWIOK STREET, PERTH. Can be consulted personally or by letter on every description of mining business. MR. DEOUROu BROWNE, having a thorough knowledge of the working of the Mining Laws and their adminis tration in the Departments, clients may rely on their business being faith fully and properly transacted at a moderate charge. References all over the colonies. ESSRS. METTAM & OANDY are opening Business as PLUMBERS, GALVAN...