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Amongst the Mines. (BY OUR MINING REPORTER.) THE SOUTH. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 6 March 1889
Amongst the Mines. &nbsp; [By our Mining Reporter.] THE SOUTH. &nbsp; THE South Broken Hill mine is one that must command considerable attention from all of those who are in any way connected with silver mining upon the Barrier Ranges. In my opinion it is a splendid property, and one that must ultimately force its way to the front, even amongst such properties as the Proprietary, British, Block 14, and the North ; for it &nbsp; is a wonder. And I am very pleased that the shares are held by Australians, for I am not one of those who believe in letting our best mines get into the hands of over-gorged English capitalists. For my part, I shall bitterly regret the day when the best claims on the Barrier fall into English hands, for that means actual poverty for Australia. There is one thing that is greatly needed at the South mine, and I would recommend the manager to bring it very forcibly before his directors. I refer to the want of a smelter on the mine. &a...
National Fair. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 6 March 1889
&nbsp; National Fair. &nbsp; On May 1 and 2 next a grand national fair is to be held in Sydney in aid of the hospitals of New South Wales: For this event 1s. tickets have been issued, and are procurable in Broken Hill from Mr. J. J. Williams; chairman of, and Mr. T. Webb, secretary to the hospital commit- tee. Mr. Williams has also received a communication asking that, to enable the committee to form a correct estimate as to how the proceeds are to be divided, he will inform them-of-(1) the financial &nbsp; state of the local hospital; (2)the number of beds therein, and (3)the present num- &nbsp; &nbsp; 'ber of patients. &nbsp;
Larceny of a Swag. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 6 March 1889
Larceny of a Swag. AT the Silverton Police Court yesterday, Charles Simpson, remanded on a charge &nbsp; of the larceny of a swag, the property of Andrew Seymour, at Thackaringa, was presented before Mr. G. H. Gower, P.M. Seymour deposed to leaving his swag at Mrs. Rossiter's ; and Mrs. Rossiter further deposed to having soon accused going away with it. This being deemed conclusive, Simpson was awarded two months hard labor.
The Gun Went Off. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 6 March 1889
The Gun Went Off. &nbsp; A YOUNG man named William Hurrell was presented at the police court this morning before Mr. G. H. Gower, P.M., charged with the larceny of a double- barrelled gun,value of £20, the property &nbsp; &nbsp; of William Moorhoose, of Mossgeil. Con- stable Nolan related the circumstances connected with the arrest of the accused who had been "wanted" since February 19. The police had " shadowed" their man since his arrival in Broken Hill from Wilcannia until they were in receipt of the necessary warrant. The accused had admitted that his name was William Hurrell, and the constable asked for a remand to Mossgeil. Sargeant Saunders, in reply to the police magistrate, objected to the accrued being enlarged on bail, on &nbsp; the ground that he was a "slippery customer," who had been anxiously looked for during the last few weeks. The prisoner had only been released from gaol in January, after serving sentence of six months. The remand a...
Mineral Exports. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 6 March 1889
Mineral Exports. THE following quantities of mineral products have been entered at the Broken Hill Customs House for export from the &nbsp; beginning of this month :- &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Proprietary, 12,600 bars bullion. weighing 463 tons 3cwt 2qrs 2lb ; value £24.547. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Block 14, 2,250 bars argentiferous lead ; . value £3646. Also, 17 trucks silver-lead ore, weighing 98 tons 10cwt 3qrs ; value &nbsp; £390. South, 29 trucks silver-lead ore, weigh- ing156 tons 3cwt 3qrs; value £858. Junction, 5 trucks; weighing 27 tons 4cwt 1 qr ; value £136. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; North, 15 trucks; weighing 84 tons ; value £420.
A Zealous Lawyer. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 6 March 1889
A Zealous Lawyer. A slight passage of arms took place in the Warden's Court this morning during the hearing of the case of Linton v. Dela- &nbsp; more. Mr. Gower had signified his &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; intention of dismissing the case on the ground that the summons did not &nbsp; properly state the cause of action, when Mr. Welsh, who appeared on behalf of the plaintiff, ejaculated in a rather &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; excited manner, "I demand that your worship should proceed with the case." Mr. Julian smiled sardonically as he said, "Oh, come now, this is a bit of bounce." Mr. Gower, addressing Mr. Welsh, said that he could demand nothing, and that he (the warden) would certainly do as he thought fit. Mr. Welsh in a much more moderate tone then asked that the case might be proceeded with, but the warden was inexorable. Mr. Welsh asked that a &nbsp; note might be made of his objection, to whichMr. Gower acceded, and ...
Customs Returns. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 6 March 1889
Customs Returns. The following are the revenue returns at &nbsp; the local Customs House for last month (February). Spirits, £1113 7s. 1d. ; per- fumed spirits, £7 7s. 1d. ; sparkling wine, £11 ; still wine, £148 10s. ; beer in wood, £545 5s. ; beer in bottle, £90 18s. ; tobacco, £640 13s. ; cigars and cigarettes. £147 16s. 3d.; undressed timber, £393 8s. 7d. ; dressed timber, £58 18s. 3d. ; butter, £117 13s. 9d. ; miscellaneous, £1088 1s. 10d. Total, £4362 18s. 10d. Local excise, £11 5s.
A.M. A. Accident Pay. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 6 March 1889
A. M. A. Accident Pay. At last night's meeting of the Barrier branch of the Miners' Association, the secretary (Mr. T. H. Winnett), laid on the table, on the motion of Mr. T. T. Hicks, a statement showing what members had, during the preceding three months, re- ceived accident pay, and the amounts dis- bursed in each case. Altogether, it would appear, 34 members received the accident pay, which is, in the Barrier branch, £2 per week. In the majority of cases the individual disbursements have not amounted to more than £3 ; but in a few cases men have been laid aside for some time. Thus the grand total of accident pay amounts to £188. The unfortunate members who have received the greatest benefit during the quarter were E. Corner, who for over 10 weeks was on the books through injury to body and leg, resulting from a fall down a ladder; J. Trindad, who had his collar-bone broken at Umber- umberka, and was 13 weeks out in conse- quence; and James Dowbe, whom a stone injured, by strikin...
Killed by the Train. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 6 March 1889
Killed by the Train. As the goods train which arrived in Broken Hill on Monday evening was passing through Sturt-street, Silverton, the driver noticed some object on the track, a short distance in front of the engine. This turned out to be a horse, and the engine coming in contact with it, broke one of its legs. The animal, which had to destroyed subsequently, was a valuable pony, the property of Mr. Richard O'Connell. Accidents of this nature have been pretty frequent in Sturt street during the past 12 months. &nbsp; &nbsp;
Tramway Leasing Scheme ROYAL COMMISSION'S REPORT. SYDNEY, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 6 March 1889
Tramway Leasing Scheme ROYAL COMMISSION'S REPORT. SYDNEY, Wednesday. The Royal Commission appointed to &nbsp; inquire into the charges of bribery, &c., in connection with Parkes' tramway leasing scheme, brought by Mr. J. Haynes, M.L.A., against various parties, in its report says :-" The insinu- ations against the honor and good faith of members of Parliament and others appear to have arisen from rumors and suspicions which we believe were unjustifiable and totally unsupported by facts. The charges of bribery and dishonesty made during de- bates in the Assembly cannot be sustained. In regard to the special accusation made by Mr. Jno. Haynes MP. against Mr. T. S. Huntley, Mr. Haynes has failed to satisfy us that a bribe was offered to him by Huntley.
Adelaide Share Market. ADELAIDE, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 6 March 1889
Adelaide Share Market &nbsp; ADELAIDE, Wednesday &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; The market is dull with little business &nbsp; &nbsp; doing. The sales to 2.30 p.m. were :- Mutooroos-22s : contributing 20s Baker's Creek-83s 6d &nbsp; &nbsp; Block 14-93s 6d British-74s 6d Junctions -14s3d &nbsp; &nbsp; Centrals-11s 10½d ; (con), 8s 9d Block 10-37s 3d Eveleens-1s 4½d Umberumberka-12s &nbsp; Rising Sun North-5d &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Lady Brassey-9d Silver Kings-6d Kunthas-10s 10d Broken Hills-New issue, £2910s .