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Kurnalpi. February 21. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 27 February 1896
Kurnalpi. (BY OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) Febuary 21,. The new lining Registrar, Mr M'Kiuery, arrived here on Thursday, and was welcomed to Kurnalpi by the leading townsfolk. Good gold is being got at the Scottish Lass, Leviathan, and Nil Desl: eraudumi mines, and an lmnpetus is being experieneed in the mining industry. The residents here are of the .opinion that if the Mining Registrar were appointed a .J.P. it would greatly facilitate the granting of exemptions, etc., as he could then take evidence on oath. The Warden of East Coolgalice will visit Kurnalpi on March 10th, and a Warden's Court will be held on the following day.
THE AUSTRALIAN TEAM. RESIGNATION OF THE MANAGER. THE APPOINTMENT OF HIS SUCCESSOR. MELBOURNE, February 22. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 27 February 1896
THE AUSTEALIAN TEAM. RESIGNATION OF THE MANAGER. THE A PPOINTMENT OF IIS SUCCESSOR. MEf.OE, nou February 22. Members of the Australian Eleven re cclved an unple?ait 'suip)'ise . when it wa intimated to. them to-day; thatl Harry KOls grove. through private lensons, lh|d beeri compelled to resign the'position of manager. The. announcement has caused a feeling of disappointmlent amongst cricketers awld the public. He Iad already actively entered upon the duties of manager. The matter,, will probably be referred ton the Cricket Council. 'and Wlhittidge, of Adelnide, or IR., McLeod, of .the Melbourne Cricket Club the two cui?didates who next to Musgr?vb roceived t'thi most. upport at the meeting, at which . MIsgrove was appointed--is likely to be chosen to flU1 the vacancy.
CRICKET. SOUTH AUSTRALIA V. VICTORIA. S.A. WINS BY TEN WICKETS. MELBOURNE, February 24. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 27 February 1896
CRICKET. SOUTH AUSTRALIA v. VICTORIA. S.A. WINS BY TEN WICKETS. [BY TELEGnAPH.] Mlra3ouxRn, February 24. This martch was continued on Saturday. The weather was showry, anid the wicket was not in the best of order. The atten dlance was large, anid n.uch interest was miaifdsttcil in the match. When Ktunillps were dtrawn on Fridlay Siuthl Australia had lost four wickets for 134 runs,. aid it was confidently exhpected that the score would be raised to 200 before thoe last wicket fell. Clemin Hill (l1) and RItetledman (84) resumed their places at the wickets to the bowling of the brothers McLeod. With the addition of only two ruins to his score the young batsman was bowled by Charlie Melleod. fleedmal was afterwards run out, and the remaining batsmen fell rapidly, McKen ic with 13 niot out being the only nlit who reached double figures. The total of tihe inn;ngs was 199. Jack Carlton and the brothers McLeod bowled in good form, arnd tlhe fielding was Al, A. Johns being particu larly bril...
A HIGHWAY ROBBERY. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 27 February 1896
A HLGUWAY ROBBERY. While returning from Blackheath to Katoomba at 10 o'clock on Wednesday night Mr Withers Watts, a musician. was accosted in a lonely part of theblish by two tramps, who asked him for tobacco. He gave them some, and they then induced him to alight and examinl his horses. Thlen they seized ana robbed him of £4 10s. On Friday two mea were arrested who answered to the description supplied by Mr Watts.
The Division of the Field. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 27 February 1896
The Division of the Field. TuE great extent of the East Coolgnardie goldfield, and the vastness and import alice of its mineral resources fully justify its division into two districts. No one can object to the reduction of this district who huis had al idea of the cnornous .au.,ºnt of business that has had to be facedl of late at the W\arden's office. The advance of the tield has been so rapid, that the increase in mining busi ness might have beena weekly observed for some time past. :Thie only objection that can be raised to the cutting up of the district, is the unequal manner in which it appears to have been divided, and to the consequent reduction of the lJnst Coolgardie goldfield to the position hf being the smallest in the colony. Tihe plans are not yet to hand, and full details of the boundaries have not been received, but the new district has been described as including the districts north from the -Black Flag, aid north and east from the SO U up. to Mount Margaret. The auth...
Golden West Australia. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 27 February 1896
Golden West Australia. [FROM LONDON TRUTH or JAN. 16.] The market for West Australian Gold Min ing shares has continued to show a very strong tone. thie vagaries of the Kanffir Circus being altogether disreganled, Dealings are not on a large scale, but there is every pro. mise of a very active market itn the nearo future, andul when oce a large demand arises, it will'be found that very few shares in the good mines are available. I do not, of course, speak of the " duller" mines, of which there are many, but of such good mines as the Wealth of Nations, Paddington Consols, Mainland Consols, &c. With reference to the last-mcutioned mine, I have already statel that regular crushing returns on a large scale may be expected in February, and, according to all accounts. these will be of a sensational character. Not that I expect them to be as good as the assay which has just. been pub lished, and which is from the very rich chute, but they will unadoubtedly beexcellent. An- _ other ...
Correspondence. [The Editor does not hold himself responsible for opinions expressed by correspondents.] GRANTING LICENSES AT THE I O U. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 27 February 1896
correspondence. [The Editor does not hold himself respon sible for opinions expressed by corres pondents.) GRANTING LICENSES AT THE 1 0 U. TO THE EDITOR. SIR.-In iIotnday's issue of the KAThGoohldlE MINER aI statement is maide to tile effect that " the police authorities intendl to oppose the graniting of aiy further wine and beer licenses at tile i 0 U until police protection for that district is proviled," As far as I lam aware no wine and lbeer licenses have bel granted at the 10 IT. but for the police to object to granting such licenses until police protection is provided is utterly absurd. Is a townl to be retarded in its progress sinmply because the Government cannot see its way clear to pay a stationed constable about tel bob a day to reside there ? The I 0 U is destined to be a large and rich gobldield, and no doubt in the course of a few months, the four hotels now erected there will be taxed to their utmost. But why should people be compelled to sleep in stables, outhouses...
Kanowna Police Court. SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 22. (Before Messrs L. R. Davis, R. M., and N. W. Harper. J.P.,) [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 27 February 1896
Kanowna Police Court. SATURDAY. FsBRUAinY 22. (Before Mlessrs L1. R. Dics. It.UM..and N. W. Harper, J.P.,) Samuel Lyons. Edward Lyons, and James Sketchley were charged with disorderly con ndut on Saturday, 16th inst., anti were ordered to pay a fine of £5 each, or one mouth's imprisolnment. William Cridlandl, for a similar offence on the same day, was fined £1 or seven days. o. Joln Hatter was line:l s for being drunk on 21st inst. Michael Donnellan for allo*wini disorderly conduct on his licensed premiscs, was fined £5 and costs, and was seveorely. cautioned :by the Bench. The fortnightly wages sheet at the Broken "4.i P1roprietarv is £9,500, 2,000 men being -li etly employed. In 'addition to this £2560i is paid fortnightly to the contractors, prihoipally for open-cut work, where about 4141 are at Work. The other mines atBiroken --iU'employ the following number of minc: Block 10,. 140; Central, 140; South, 345; BlacH4, 870: British, 242: Junction, 282: .ialleticit North and No:'thl...
Kalgoorlie Police Court. MONDAY, FEBRUARY 24. (Before Messrs L. R. Davis, R. M., and J. Wilson. J. P.) DENTAL PROSECUTIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 27 February 1896
Kalgoorlie Police Court. MoNDAY. FEBRUARY 24. (Before Messrs L. It. Davis, I.M., and J. Wilson. J.P.) DENTAL PROSECUTIONS. Anton Plotz was charged under the Dental Act that on the 5th February, not being a registered dentist of West Anstrlia, lie used words in his wintdow -" leeth carefully extracted "-implying or tending to the belief that he was entitled to practice den tistry. The defendant, who was undefended did not rudmit the charge. Sub-Inspector Holmes, sworn, produced an authority to prosecute fromnt the Dental Board, Perth, and a certified copy of the dentist's register. Defendant's hame did not appear in the register. On February 5th the words referred to in the charge appeared in defendant's window. Percy Hocking deposell that on February 5th defendailt was ientiung a bl0oc :of land from him in Hannan-street. W. J. Cotter, chemist and dentist of Kl-1 goorlic, deposed to holding a certificate from the Dental Board. To the defendatnt: Any person practising in West Australi...
AN AWFUL DEATH. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 27 February 1896
AN AWFUL DIEATH. John Edward Russell, a married man, employed as a fireman at the wool stores of the Pastoral Finance Associa tion, North Sydney, met with a fearfully sudden death yesterday while at wo.k. He was engaged starting the engine. The piston rod being fully extended he procured an iron bar, which he used for the purpose of spoking the fly-wheel. He had just placed the lever in the wheel when the engine started, and the heavy wheel instantly revolved. The bar came down with crushing force upon the unfortunate felliw's head, smashiing in the left side just over the temple. Death was instantaneous.
ATTEMPTED SUICIDE. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 27 February 1896
ATTEMPTED SUICIDE. John Brakewell, a resident of Eveleigh, Redfern, has been! taleen to the Prince Alfred Hospital, this afternoon, in a state of collapse. It appears that a constable went to Brakewell's residence and found the doors locked. He burst open the door and found Brakewell lying upon the floor groaning. A bottle of hydrocldoric acid was found alongside him. No hope is enter tained of his recovery.
THE AUSTRALIA EAST. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 27 February 1896
THE AUSTRALIA EAST. The Australia East has been tested pretty thoroughly, a parcel of 100 tons having been treated which gave a return of slightly under 2oz per ton. It is one of the blocks stillE held by the Coolgardie or Associated Sines oPtpany, adl is. now being tested at. lepthl. fT"itial crishlfnug came from near the suraoee under the immense outcrop of grey quarts,'whieh is one of the peculiarities of the mine, velyfew outcrops being discern able in the `locality. It lies iinmediately cast o/ the Australia, and adjoins the Royal Mint. T~he work now in progress is being carried out for :the purpose of testing the reef at a depth, and a crosscub which is being run in at the ll7ft level will do this. A western vein was followed on the underlie to this depth, and a crossecut is now being run in to test the value of the big lode lying to the east of this under the massive outcrop re ferred to. This crosscut is now three feet into the lode, which consists of schistose material alte...
THE AUSTRALIA. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 27 February 1896
t! _ 'THE AUSTRALIA. ?p hilgh diorite range which runs along tiebikMt side of this block of the Cool k Compaiiy's ground separates the easten tom the western' ore chaniel of this rartof the main belt. To the east run the Biowm iii; Royal M'nt, Oroya, Australia -asts'tand other lines of'lode, while to:the wvest a.te the Lake View. Great Boulder, -ivadihoe, aid other reefs all -uniling parallel. Of the western seiriesof reefs the Lake View Is the most westerly that, has been opeed 'ipi. for a great length. but the Austalia: 'has at 'l'ength struck a lode tunning between: the dividing raTme, and* .the Lake View line. This is 'now' being iened up kt a depth of 80ft to the north of 'the Revell'ross mine. It appeais to be in the'main channel, and the stone now being raised 'from the crosscut is estimated to avernge Kabout seven ounces per ton. The r-ee is several feet wile, and a drive is being 'run;worth on its course to test its vnlue. Thoreare several other hhafts on the property '.hed...
The East Coolgardie Goldfield. PERTH, February 20. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 27 February 1896
The East Coolgardie Goldfield. (BY TELEGRAPH.) PErrnTH,-February 20. It has been decided to divide the East Coolgardic goldfield into two parts, one of which will be constituted a new fiehld under the na:re of the North East Coolgardie field. The other part, which will retain the title of the East Cool gardie goldfield, will be by far the smallest goldfield in the colony. The new field will include districts north from the Black Flag, and mnortll-east fron the I O U up to Mount Margaret. The Warden's Court will be located at Kaliowna. This division incre sestfie number of goldficlds from 12 to. 18.
Affray in a Colorado Theatre. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 27 February 1896
Affray in a Colorado Theatre. A despatch to Delver fron?m the little mining town of Victor, in the -State of Colorado, gives a graphic accoimt Of a des peroate affray that took place on the evenillg of January 1. at what is klnown As the UThiion Theatre of Varicties. Thle matiagenent lhai receivcl information early in thibe day that a number of local roughs intended to crealte a disturbance id "wipe out the 'compLany" during tie per formanlce in the evening. Wlzen thie performunce was in progress, and about half the "turnlls" on the programme had .lieci gone through; Mr Smith, manager of the theatrewalked down the aisle and approached a table at which four men wele seated. He spoke to one of them,Tom Pas~oo-byname~, who bears the reputation of ,being the "toughest" man in this neighborhood,: and accused him of being thelead~*tof thegangof roughs who had threatened to .broCak p the performance. The twoameadlost teiertempera, andsome hot words passed. At las Pascxe gave Mr Smith the l...
Mining News. HANNAN'S OROYA. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 27 February 1896
Mining News. (BY OUR MINING REPORTER.) HANNAN'S OROYA. This Company was floated some time since i?n London to' work two leases on the main belt of the district, situated north and south of the Royal Mint and Iron King mines. The northern block is the more developed and is opening up slcendidly. It is a little south of the Brown Hill and adjoins the Iron Monarch, one of the blocks taken up in the .?very. early days of the field. 'The Oroya itself has been held for a loig time, and out of the prospecting shaft and the open' cut on the line of reef, a small parcel of stone .ws s treated, 50oz of smelted gold being obtained from 6 tons of stone. -In the earlier workings the prospectors paid little attention to shapely mining, but followed the reef as long as they could, and in consequence the old workings ,are not so impressive as they might be. The ½~leh stone'met with in trenchinig in the very early days was followed down to a consider ab'e depth, and 'the underlay was so great that i...