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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 16 April 1889
Special Advertisements. o. BOWEN ANI> co., ^ SEarebrokers and Commission Agfe'nto, 4, Carrington Chambers, Argent HALES BROTHERS, Shatebroken . and Mining Agents. Syndicates orated: Companies floated. . 71, King WiUiam-street, Adelaide. ANTHONY S. FOTHERINGHAM, SHÍBKBBOKB», Roy^l Exchange, Adelaides Member Stock Exchange of Adelaide. ; ?, -, , ? >,.*.'? MR.. L WYMAN BROWN ;' (late/ Warden, at Silverton; \ .'. i and- Broken Hill), - .MINING AND LAND AGENT, ' .4, Victoria-chambers, CASTKEBIAGH STREET, SYDNÏY. T EGAC^JOHN R. EDWARDS, of -H Deniliquin, Soiicrron, &c., ; Com-; mîflsîôhéï for. Affidavits (New South Wales .and Queensland). New'Offices in the Commercial Rooms, Grand ;Hotel, directly opposite the Court- house. * A. M. RICHARD - CHKMIST Ann DRUGGIST. .Argent-street, Broken Hill. Warner/i Safe Cure, 5s 6d bottle Pnretlômejuice, quarts 3s EnoVFrnitSalt, 3s. ' _ T\ it... SEABROOK vt > may.be consulted afc ' jz-> . - > HM OFFICB > - î'/wv_ ^Argent-street...
"W. M. M.'s" Letters. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 16 April 1889
" W. M. M/s" Letters. WE do not propose to' waste time and space in affecting ;to reply to a leading article which, appears in our local con- temporary this morning. The article in question is alleged to deal with the MINER'S : stand in respect of the "W.W.M" letters. This contem- porary declares that the miners have expressed ' a belief - that those letters' were, written in the "MINEE office. To-night the usual weekly meeting pf the Miners' Association; is to be held; and in justice to ourselves, and to show which is correct-^-the MINER or i the Silver Age-vre ask that the feel- ing of the meeting be taken, oh this 'question. The latter assercs that the ! miners believe the MINER, wrote the ! " W. W. M." letters. We now ask the miners to declare whether'that is ' their belief or not. If they declare in the negative-and after the explan- ation^ we yesterday^ made they can. surely/dpi nothing else-then. the. Age wiU be fully replied to, and its notoriety i for unreliability and unsc...
The Printers' Strike. BRISBANE, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 16 April 1889
The Printers' Strike. BKISBANI, Tuesday. When the steamer Ranelagh arrived from Sydney a number of compositors on finke rushed from the wharf to the vessel, the latter having three printers aboard. Great disorder ensued. The three printers, being discovered, they were assaulted and beaten about the head and neck with sticks, this necessitating their removal to the hospitals The police have tíie matter in hand.
CIRCUIT COURT. CRIMINAL CALENDAR. TUESDAY, APRIL 16. (Before His Honor Judge Stephen). [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 16 April 1889
CIRCUIT COURT. CRIMINAL CALENDAR. TrjisDAY, APBni 16. (Before His Honor Judge Stephen). IT was some time, af ter the appointed hour that the first circuit court ever held in Broken Hill was opened in the Car- rington Hall, as a temporary expedient, this morning. Punctual to the fixed hour of ten o'clock, Mr. Justice Stephen, escorted by Mr. Edgar, his associate, arrived at the door, hut it evidently took a long time for the judge to habilitate himself in the traditional scarlet robes. Mr. Gower, as the representative of the sheriff, occupied the bench in conjunction with his Honor. Mr. B. R. Wise announced that he was commissioned to conduct the cases for the Crown, and bn his left hand al the barrister table sat Mr. Norrie, from the Crown Solicitor's office. The other barristers present were Mr. CockBhott, from Sydney, and Mr. W. Symon, from Adelaide. The local bar was represented by Messrs. Edwards, McCarthy, Abbott, Wilkinson, and Ray- mond. The undefended cases were first called...
An Unsuitable House. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 16 April 1889
An Unsuitable House. A LARGE number of Licensing Court application were heard yesterday before Messrs. Gower, Williams, and Tompson. The application list has been previously published, and only one refusal was entered.-. That; was in respect of the application made by M. E. Kenny for the renewal of the license of the Broken Hill Club Hotel, In Oxide-street. Licensing Inspector Saunders opposed the application, as the house was not equal to the requirements of the Act. A good deal nf evidence was given both for and against; but the Bench eventually decided to refuse the application, promising i that in future only first-class houses should be licensed. / »J ...
Criminal Libel Case. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 16 April 1889
Criminal Libel Case. W. E. JBLAMMOITO, ; who, while managing editor of: the 'now defunct Broken HUI Argus, is alleged to have perpetrated a criminal libel upon Mr. J. J. Williams, J.P , of this town, hid not returned from Melbourne, where he haB been residing, when the Circuit Court opened this morn- ing. It is, however,.reported that he is now on his way to Broken Hill, and will surrender to MB bail probably to-morrow morning._
Commercial. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 16 April 1889
Commercial. ; MESSRS. A. A. BRICE AND COMPANY re- port as follows at their sale rooms, Bro- ken Hill, on April 12 :- " Larger con- signments came forward to-day, but prices' remained firm, with the exception of poultry. The market is full of inferior birds. The prices were : Butter, best prime roll, 23d to 26£d per lb; good, 18M to 22£d; prime potted; 17|d to 2l|d. There is ready sàlé For good prime potted. Eggs, 17id to 18d; firm at prices. Lard, 6d per lb ; not a ready sale'for lard. '. Bacon,'. interior and me- dium good, none ; really, prime, 4d to 9d per lb. Hams, very few to hand ; green, 10|d. Onions, medium quality, 14s 6d to 15s" 6d per cwt. Poultry, table fowls, 3a 3d to 3s 9d ; inferior birds spoil the mar- ket, causing less demand. Turkeys, 7B. per pair. : _
CONCENTRATES. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 16 April 1889
CONCENTRATES. At tue SilvertonPolice Court yesterday, Daniel O'Reilly was fined 10s, or seven days on each charge of drunkenness and riotous behavior at Royal Hotel, Thack- aringa, on the 14th inst. Messrs. Maitland and Coughlan will be tendered a benefit at Hamilton's Hall on Thursday night. A monster programme is being arranged. Mr. Z. Lane computes that an inch of rain yesterday was worth £2000 to the Block 14 Company. Usual weekly meeting of the Miners' Association will be held at Kiosk this evening at 7.o'clock. Sixteen. cases - were admitted to the Silverton Hospital in March,1889 ;1 died, 16 discharged, and 9. remained in the hospital at the; end of March. . j Subscribers of £1 and upwards to the Silverton Hospital are entitled to recom- mend two patients for admission to the institution. Warden Gower, after visiting the Purnamoota gold rush, warns miners against proceeding- thither. - Two white girls have been rescued from a Parramatta Chinese den, where 70 Chinese-were herd...
Weather in Silverton. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 16 April 1889
Weather in Silverton. . RAIN began to fall somewhat unexpectedly : early on Monday morning and continued more or less heavily throughout the day. It ceased in the evening, but may re- commence at any moment, as the' sky is still heavily laden with water clouds. The creek has been running strongly. Only one accident has been reported. While Mr. Bishop, with a horse and dray, was crossing the creek on the main road at the end of Bourke-street, the current was so strong as to capsize the dray, throwing Mr. Bishop into the water. Happily, however, he suffered no more harm than a severe ducking, and the horse and dray were afterwards landed in safety.' It has been considered risky to cross at this part while the creek is running, and it will be remembered that only a short time since, two individuals nearly forfeited their lives while attempting the feat. Searle yesterday challenged Teenier and O'Connor to row for the champion- ship of the world on ¡the Thames for any amount. The lamest ...
Seed Wheat Question. ADELAIDE, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 16 April 1889
Seed Wheat Question. ADELAIDE, Tuesday. .-The Hon. T. Playford, the Premier, addressed a large gathering of his con ? sütuenta at Carrieton last night, and spoke on the Beed wheat question for over an : hour, at the end of which time a motion of censure, for refusing to afford relief to the distressed farmers was carried hy 22 votes to 15. The majority present declined to vote.
The Truckers' Grievance. TO THE EDITOR OF THE BARRIER MINER. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 16 April 1889
The Truckers* Grievance. TO THE EDITOR OW THE BARE 1ER JUNEE. SIB,-While I have no desire to prolong I this controversy, yet in its present sta*« it is far from satisfactory. I think that W.BÍ.M" ia in honor bound as a gen- tleman either to accept my statements on the wages question as true, or prove them untrue. I again assert that truckers' wages are higher in Queensland than on i the Barrier ; in fact, truckers are paid at the rate of 14s per week more in Charters Towers than they are in Broken Hill. It is made up in this way :-Truckers receive 10s per day, and Saturdays they receive 10s for four hours' work. A large number of the miners on this field think that " W.M.M.s" false statement on the wages question the worst part of his now notor- ious letter ; and the miners think that "W.M.M." is bound to prove his state- ment, or acknowledge that it is untrue. Mr. Editor, I think you will agree with me in the stand I had taken rc the wages question. "W.MM." claims to be a miner ; t...
Whitney's Cartridge Factory. MELBOURNE, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 16 April 1889
"Whitney's Cärtridge Factory. -w . . MELBOUBNE, Tuesday. The agreement between the Victorian Government and Captain Whitney, for the establishment by the latter of 4 cartridge/ factory in the colony, will be signed 'ra the coarse of a few days. The1 factory1 will be ërectèd on the banks of the Salt water Creek. The Government guarantee Captain Whitney a £5000 bonus, to be ¡paid when half-a-million of rounds of approved quality are turned out, and further plodgeB itself to obtain the ammu- nition which it may require from' Whitney's Company, for a period of 25ä t years.