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Correspondence. [The Editor does not hold himself responsible for opinions expressed by correspondents.] JUSTICES' JUSTICE. [TO THE EDITOR.] [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 27 February 1896
Gorrespondence. [The Editor does not hold hinigelf respon sible for opinions expressed by corres pondents.] JUSTICES' JUSTICE. [TO. THE EDITOR.] o SrI,-In the prosecution to-day of Mr J. Boileau for using wonls alleged to be con trary to the Dental Act, the case broke down on account of the Bench disallowing the authority lprloluced by Mr Hololes from the Chairmati of the Dental Board. Yestc?nlay, in the case (f Mr A. Plotz, the prosecutor pr?luce(l the same authority, antd t was allowed awl Mr Plotz was fined. If the Bench knew that the authority was bad for Mr Boileau on Tuesday morning, why did they considcr it good for Mr Plotz on Mon dlay morning? True, Mr Boilean hail a. solicitor and Mr Plots very foolishly had not, but surely their Worships, the Warden of. the East Coolgardie Goldfields and the Mayor of Kalgoorlie, shoulh be in a positiou to judge of the legality of such an every-day document as that referred to without a solicitor at their elbmws.--I am. &c ., uaria...
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. SHOOTING ACCIDENT. A CHILD KILLED. ADELAIDE, Feb. 25. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 27 February 1896
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. SHOOTING ACCIDENT. A CHILD KILLED. ADELAIDE, Feb. 25. A fatality has occurred at Woodville to a son of Mr John, secretary of the Marine Board. The deceased, who was aged 16 years, was shooting sparrows with a saloon rifle, when his little brother, named Kenneth, aged two years, ran towards him. The elder brother thinking the rifle unloaded, pointed it at tke child and pulling the trigger shot him dead.
QUEENSLAND. THE GENERAL ELECTIONS. DENUNCIATION OF THE LABOR PARTY. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 27 February 1896
QUEENSLAND. THE GENERAL ELECTIONS. DIENUNCIATION OF THE LABOR PARTY. Messrs Tunley and Bond have beeni chosen as Labor candidates for South Brisbane at the coming general election. It is rumored that Mr Barlow, in conse quence of ill-health, will not offer him self for re-election. The Premier, Mr Nelson, has re turned from Toowoomba. The Premier's manifesto, which will be 'i the shape o1f an . address to the electors of Murrila, for which he is offering hiir self as a candidate, will be published to-morrow. Referring to the Labor Party, Mr Nelson asserts that their policy would make the indi vidual freedom of the subject a most odious tyranny. It would be also pro ductive of corruption in the Government of the country and would end in anarchy.
Sporting Notes. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 27 February 1896
Sporting Notes. A. H. Jarris was not a t. toa bourine for the currn he will playS 1t: tinam.l Sydneyv in Ma The S.A. "Observer " evidently looks upon .laek Lyons as a certainty for the Australian team, despite the fact that the Selection Conmittee left him out. His photo appears in the group published in that paper a wopk ago, s Parsons holds the five miles Australian record, in lmin 57 2-.lth see. Parsons' fastest time (on a grass track) in a five miles race isamtln t4 1-lith see; Harris' is 12mit 27 I-Jth sec. Both races were run on the D.C. ground. It lis understood that A. IE. Trott will go to IEnglandl, whether he is selected or not, and that lie will qualify as a professional, andl play for the Mibhlesex Club, so theft Australia will lose one of hler foremostOek ponents of the ganie. Mr Wiugrove, who manages the sporting arrangements of that liberal Inditnr spoits. man. the Malarajalh of Patila is ,n a :visit to the colonies. He is of olpinion that when Indian: racing men have...
SPORTING. CANNING PARK TURF CLUB RACES. PERTH, February 24. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 27 February 1896
SPORTING. CANNING PARK TUlRF CLUB RACES. (11B TELEGRAPI.) PERTrI, February 24. The Canning' Park Turf Club held a meet ing on Saturday. The at terndance was not so large as was CexIectIedS. The racing was fairly good. Results: PIlYING STAKES. Of £It) : furlongs. Carbonate 9!it .. .... 1 Ma-ggie, 6st 12b ... ... ... 2 Lochinvar, 6.st :?lb ... ... 3 Nine others started. A good race. Won by half a length. . ime--lmin. IS 4-iscc. GAli.O WAY lHANDICAP, Of £I0 ; G furlongs. M ldelinc ... ... ... ... 1 Pearl II ... ... ...... 2 Bessti ... ...... ... 3 Two others startedl. Won easily by two lengths. Time--min. 21 4-5soes. AUCTION STAKES, .Of £20 ; f5 furlongs. May 1)ay, 8st flib ... ... 1 Nimrod, 7st 91b ... ... ... 2 Won by quarter of it length. Time- ]min. lsees. NEW'IARKET HANDICAP. Florrie. 8st lOlbj... ... ... 1 Miss Bolka; 8st P1lb ... ... 2 IMaggie. 7st ' . . ;.... - ...: 8, , liKatratha. Yale Lnek. Lady Wellihaton, Roburite. Dora, Lochinvar, Lingo, Ultimore, Tom, and Hero II also ra...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 27 February 1896
An extraordillrfy story (slys a London ,laper) has been brought from the Koranza country by Captain H.. D. Larymore, of the Gold Coast Constabulary, who has just re turned from service there. The region beyond the Komans to the anorth-east is as yet un explored by white men, but the native cat. vans are constantly passing through ,the district, which is declared by those who have visited it to be inhabited by a race of white men living in caves. All accounts agree in stating that these cave-dwellers have light hair and blue eyes, and a Mohammedan priest and hadji who had seen them told Captain LarVmore that they were a strong and feat - Iess, but exclusive,.race, and did all in their power to prevent strangers from passing through their territory. Captain Larymore says he balieves the story is founded on fact.
The Western Argus. PUBLISHED EVERY THURSDAY. THURSDAY, FEB. 27TH, 1896. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 27 February 1896
PUBLIBHED EVER~ Y THURSDAY. THURSDAY, FEB. 27TH, 1896. THE frequent interruptions on the inter colonial telegraph line are a ceaseless cause of public :exasperation. The sender of ,a message to the. Eastern eolonies can never be certain whether it wil.be deliveredin a day or in a week. The despatch of telegrams are, in fact, ittzended by.many of the glorious uncer tainties of a lottery.. These delays un questionably' are productive of much injury to the nmiuing and business coin muanities, and, it| fact, the whole colony. Someone munst be blamed so the Tele graphl Departmentt comes :ith for a fair share of abnse. 'This, no doubt, groutly relieves the feelings of the sufferers, butt it is certainly most unfair to place all th?e blame oni the telegraphic officials. The. interruptions, caused as they are by atinosphiesic conditions, are union trlfable ,by mIndanm e authlority,. The iop ortors of this colonsiy are, besides, de pendant on South Australia, so that even in the case of dela...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 27 February 1896
NEW BOOKS. NEW BOOKS. HOCKING and CO., " Kalgoorlie Miner Office." Announce the Arrival of Several Shipments of New Books, which include all the Latest Works, and can safely say they have the Best Choice of any town in the .,Nning District. These consist of all the Newest Literature o1 the Day, specially selected to suit all classes of the community--young or old, wealthy or in modest (ircumstances. We would recommend those in search of anything good to read to give us an earlg call, the limited space at our disposal precluding us from keep ing a large quantityof each work 'DICK'S' PATENT BELTING. TIlE MOST POWEIItF"UI DitIVING BELT IN THE WOIRLI). EYERY BELT GUARANTEED. LARGE STOCK ON HAND, FROM 51i. TO 10mi. WIDE. Price and Particular- GEORGE SHERLAW, SHAW ST'REET, COOLGARDIE, EOt G E WHITLOC K, Architect, Dl?ftsman,aud Building Surveyor. Plans and Specifications prepared for tuildings, etc. Underground Surveys of Workings tnade for mines and plans for flota tionus netly etceutcL ...
OBITUARY. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 27 February 1896
OBITUARTY. The death is annoulced of AMr. John. Deasy, formerly a lirominent member of the Irish National Party in the House of Commons. In 1889, Mr. Leasy, in company with Mr. Joli .Dillon, M.P., and Sir Thomas Grattan ,Esmonde, Bart., M.P., made a lecturing tour on behalf of the Irish cause through the Australian coloniis.
FIRE AT DENILIQUIN. SIX BUSINESS PLACES. DESTROYED. REFUSAL OF THE FIRE BRIGADE TO TURN OUT. SYDNEY, February 25. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 27 February 1896
FIRE AT DEN?LIQUIN. SIX BUSINESS PLACES DESTROYED. REFUSAL OF THE FIRE BRIGADE TO TURN OiUT. [Br TEiLEGRAPH.] E ' ? ' ?, lFebru ry 25. A disastrous fire biuke out Denili quiti this morning,. consuming six b)si niess places in Napier-street, including the Great Blacik Swan Hotel, Q1e of tih principal buildiugs in1 DeiiliquiL. 'The other places idestroyci ,~were Patrick Pagan's drapery and grocery establish iiletit; W.. J. Marisden, tailor : A. Bl. latbeson, butcher; -Johfi Adams, tobacconist; and an u;noccupiedi i:'p. The whole of the pretses , .wapewp; pletely destr ycd. Only the bricwork remains. The fire started int iaraden's shop. No ide exists as to the o?gian of the fire. Only one. building was,#ln fire wihen the fire bell raug, but the Fire Brigade, it i2said, refised toiturnout becauseD it was i? o , paid. Some ,time aftdi,?ards the vplunteers got' to work ·rith their own hydraitl mnd eucceededmnI gavii gg . several shops. The, damage is ptiimated at between £41000 a aid £400...
White Feather. February 25. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 27 February 1896
White -?Feather. February ' The excitement of the week. has beeuathe rumours of the appointmentofa Wanlenand the forming of a new districtwith:the Feather as the centre. This I believe has been done, and we are to have Mr. Percy Fielding Warden of the Ncrth-east Coolgardie goiW. field. This has not been granted to us a'day too soon, as the expressions of disgust were both loal and deep, at the manner in which personas coming from a distance had to wait for their turn to be served at the Warden's Court at Kalgoorlie. The next thing that is necessnry is to see that there are decent offices erected for the proper carrying on of the busi ness of such a large and daily growing dis trict. With the news that we are to have a Warden's Court, comes also that we are to be gazetted a municipality. This is another matter that we have waited for long and patiently. A number of cases were heardon Saturday and Monday at the Police Court, that arose out of a fight that commenced on Saturday night a...
COOLGARDIE NEWS. COOLGARDIE, February 25. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 27 February 1896
COOLGARDIE NEWS. (BY TELEGRAPH.) (From Our Own CorrespoIdent.) COOLGARDIE, February 25. The Town Council, at its meeting last night, declined Mr Traylen's offer to supply the town with water, believing that the Goveriunent will briug in a preferable scheme. . Mr C. Jobsons schermenwas. also declined in the absence of plans and parti culars. * The Electric Light Company have applied for an extension of time for the erection of their plant, owjng to the delay inagetting material along the railhay. The Empress of Coolgardie Company are calling for tenders for boring for water. Re cent developments in this mine go to prove that it will be one of the best in this district. Fredrick Troyc, ag"l 26, a native of Gor many, has died in the hospital from fever, Two vacancies having occurred in the, Council, elections will take place shortly. Water has been struck in the lewv Victoria Consols Miine at a depth of I2Bft.
AUSTRALIAN CRICKET. MELBOURNE, February 25. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 27 February 1896
AUSTRALIAN CRICKET. (BY TELEGBAPIH.) MELBOURNE, February 2i5. On their journey Home the Australian Eleven will play a match at Ceylon. They will return to the colonies via America, and at Philadelphia will play three matches Aus tralia v. America. SYDNEY, February 2i5. At a special meeting of the N.S.W. Cricketing Association held last nignt the resolution which hdrl been proposed that the Association withdraw from the Australlan Cricket Council was negatived.
Ballygundi News. February 24. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 27 February 1896
Ballygundi News. (FROM OUR OWNv CORRESPoI'DENT.) February 24. A hotel and store has been opened close to the Paris Gift; and Cobb & Co. have started a tri-weekly coach service from Hannan's to the i 0 U' past here, which will be a great boon to the district. We have petitione the Postmaster General to get a post office, which is badly wanted. The mines around this districtare develop ing' very' satisfaetorily\. Thie Paris Gift 'owners are still sinkiung their main shaftc and have got down to a depth of nearly 200ft. They expect to reach water level very shortly. A large quantity of high-grade ore is being raised ready for the battery. The leases owned by Messrs Johnson and party on the north end of the Paris Gift, are also developing well, good gold being got at the tOft level. On the south end of the Paris Gift are a number of leases at work. The Paris ,Gift Extended, owned by Messrs Stephens and Fo?d, are getting payable gold from an open cutting from a very large formatio...