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NULLAGINE. NULLAGINE, April 17. [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 30 April 1897
NULLA.GIXE. (feoii oub own cobbfspondent). ■N DI.LAGINE, April 17. All the mines controlled in London are in full swing, and good stone is now bring raised, which, when put through the battery, should, froni present ap pearanci-s, average well. Five leases owned by the North-West Australian Goldlields Corporation will be manned next week, thus giving em ployment to 25 men. A very appro priate exemplification of the capricious ways of Government heads of depart ments may be mentioned in connection with these leases, which, having been under exemption for some time, must have work resumed thereupon on Good Friday, by order of the Mines authorities below. At the same time, I believe, Act of Parliament renders any one labouring on that day liable to a term of imprisonment. The battery has just finished caushing a small parcel of conglomerate from Barney's Hill, with very satisfactory results, 33 tons yielding almost 2oz per ton. All the conglomerate and quartz leases are raising splendi...
BAMBOO CREEK. BAMBOO CREEK April 19. [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 30 April 1897
BAMBOO CREEK. (FbOM OCfi OWN CoHRESPONDENT.) Bamboo Crf.f.k April 19. Already the poppet-legs at the Bulletin are standing, and a whip-wheel has heen placed in position for the purpose of sinking the engine shaft a further depth. The masonry round the boiler i3 also well under weigh, and just now a nunibei of men are employed on the surface cutting out a site for the battery. At the Bulletin Block no work is going on, that claim be.ing under ex emption ; hut on Satarday two teams, laden with poppet-legs, timber, and sundry portions of the machinery, arrived, whilst two others that have the balance, including the boiler, aboard will reach the Creek in a day or two ; and Mr. Parker stat»*s that as soon as the pieces that have been mislaid are landed in Condon he will proceed with the work of erection.
LORD BRASSEY INTERVIEWED. SYDNEY, April 20. [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 30 April 1897
LORD BRASSEY INTERVIEWED. Sydnky. April 20. During the course ot an interview at Sydney today, and in speaking upon the Greeco - Turkish complications, Lord Brassey, now on a visit to New South Wales, said he had the greatest conli dei.ce in that eminent British statesman, Lord Salisbury, who had so skilfully steered the nation through an anxious time, when the Venezuelan controversy arose. It was most desirable, if possible, to preserve the European concert, rather than to d&lt;-al with the tremendous prob lem involved in the breaking up of the Turkish Empire, now in the process of going to pieciB. It was most desirable the British Government should deal with circumstances as they arose by a method of agreement, rather than have recourse to the awful arbitrament of war. Therefore, Lord Salisbury, he thought, was well advised in straining a point in order to preserve the Europ*an Concert. Of course, there was a point beyond which lie could not go in opposi tion to the nation...
THE DEFENCE OF SOUTH AFRICA. LONDON, April 22. [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 30 April 1897
THE DEFENCE OF SOUTH AFRICA. London, April 22. The Defence Commission n-cently ap pointed by the Parliament of Cape Colony, 1ms completed its labours, and has sent up a report in which it recom mends the following :— 1—The division of that colony into five military districts. 2—The raising of a partially paid permanent force of 11,000 strong. 3—Compulsory service an the part of all males between the ages of 18 and 60 years. 4—The increase of the Capo garrison and also of the heavy guns. 5—The creation of a reserve of 20,000 burghers. London, April 20. Japan is sending an envoy to the jubilee celebrations in London. The protest against the new tariff re cently despatched to Washington by M. Hainotaux, the French Minister for Foreign Affairs, is not. likeky to affect the Dingley Tariff Bill, now before the Onited States Congress. The Archbishop of York, now on a visit to Russia, was warmly welcomed to Moscow. Many of the Russian An glican churches are praying for the re union of the A...
SOUTH AFRICAN AFFAIRS. TRANSVAAL AND GERMANY. LONDON, April 20. [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 30 April 1897
SOUTH AFRfCAN AFFAIRS. TRANSVAAL AND GERMANY. London, April 20. Dr. W. J. herds, late Secretory of State for the Transvaal Republic, and who was recently appointed to represent thnt country in Germany, has arrived in Berlin, and declares that the situation in Sooth Africa is most critical. Tl|e presenoe of the Cape Squadron at Dnrhaq is creating intense interest throngbout South Africa The virions mining companies on the ' Rand have addressed a petition to the Government at Pretoria, praying for the early settlement of their various griev ances. The petitioners require the abolition of the dynamite monopoly ; the amend ment of£the liquor law; reduced rail way freights ; and also considerable re ductions in the customs duties. Presideut Kruger, in replying to the suggi-stion that lie should release Mr. Walter Davis and Dr. Sampson, two members of the Reform Committee still in Pretoria gaol, as a jubilee offering to the Quren, declined to do anything of the sort. He would rather, hd s...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 7 May 1897
A,. T. StanbriAge, S AUCTIONEER, . TOClv, STATION, A- GENERAL COMMISSION AGENT, Mining Agent, Sliarebroker, and LEGAL MANAGER, Roebourne. Draught and "addle Horses for Sale. Heavy Stocks of Harness aad Saddlery kept up. Ageut for the New Zealand Insur ance Co. All kinds of risks undertaken. Special Goldfields Rates on application. HORSE SALES held every FRIDAY, at 11 o'clock, at Ids yards. Sole Agent for Robt. Smith's Harness and Saddlery. 6 From SEarble Far to Condon in Two Days. K. BUCKLAND J^EGS to intimate to the travelling public that be lias established a Regular Coaching Service between Marble Bar and Coadoa, and will convey passengers over tbo through journey in two days. Coach leaves Marble Bar every Monday, returning from Condon every Friday. * For Fares and Carriage apply to Mc Donald, Fisher, k Co., Marble Bar, or Sydney Hedley, Condon. 42 General Gordon Hotel, EASTERN HARDING. MRS. D'ALTON, Proprietress. The most popular wayside resort in tha district. . The comfort of ...
THE PREMIER AT COOLGARDIE. April 28. [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 7 May 1897
THE PREMIER AT COOLGARDIE. April 28. The Premier, accompanied by Mr. G. Thmssell und p:irty, are now visiting Coolgardie, where they were received most enthuiasiicaily. The visitors were banquetted last night by Mr. McDonald (the mayor) and councillors, and Sir John Forrest, in his speech, promised to apportion certain monies to assist the town, .and the niHchinery exhibition. He complained that his water 6chenie was rather coldly received on the fields, the very places it was designed to beueSt. Councillor McKenzie arimitfrrl this, but said it was owing to a misunder standing. and now that the Premier "had been among -them ard explained, nobody would supp srt the scheme, more warmly than CooJgardie.
KINGSMLLL OR EDGCUMBE? [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 7 May 1897
KINGSMLLL Oil EDGCUMBE ? Ok the 17rh of the present month, the electors of Pilbarra District will be railed upon to select the gentlemau who is to represent them in the cum in*; Parliament, and it is to be hoped those qualified to exercise the fran chise will make it a point to do so, and not, feeling assnred of the suc cess of the man they consider suit able, leave to others the duty of making the result no uncertain oue. This is a critical juncture in the life of Pi Ibarra Goidfield, and those with its welfare keeuly at heart should bestir themselves, lest history repeat itself, and this district con tinue to he, not an ever-piesent aud potent, bat virtually, an unknown factor in the political annals of Wes tralia. Glancing backward, and poud> ring briefly over the crass, and at times almost idiotic ignorance manifested concerning this particu lar portion of the colony aud its capabilities, we are forced to the con clusion that much of this lack of knowledge has been occasioned...
LOCAL AND GENERAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 7 May 1897
LOCAL AND GENERAL. The Mibing Surveyor.—Mr. E. W Geycr. mining surveyor, left the Bar on Tnesdny piorning last for North Pole. The Mails.—A Inrge Southern mail is expected to arrive on Marble Bar to morrow by Maekie Hr Goddard's coach, and ria the inland ronte. Stud Cattle for the Nor'-Wkst.—Tn order to improve the breed of Rtorlr now rnnning upon a portion of iheir sln'ion. Coninna Downs. Messrs. Broeknwn Bros, are now taking thither a well-hred Short horn hull, specially imported by them from Victoria. The New Public Buildings.—Work is twine energetically pushed ahead by the contractors for the new local hospital, etc.. and Warden's . quarters, the frame work for the latter now heine in course of erection. The siLe chosen is a prominent nnp. overlooking the whole town, and is •where the old police-station was situated. Mb. Edgcukbe asd his Sutpobtfrs.— I On ottr fourth page we publish an adver tisement emlnidying Mr. Edgrnmhe's views upon thing* political, which several of his ada...
DROWNED IN A SEWER. TWO MEN LOST. [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 7 May 1897
DROWXED IX A SEWER. TWO MEN LOST. An extremely heavy downpour of rain which £«-ll in the city this afteruoon was responsible for an exceedingly sad fatality. The rain was so heavy that it rushed in torrents into the sewers. The suddenness of the flood waters sur prised two men, named Patrick Suilivan and Thomas McPherson. who were em ployees of the Water Sewerage Board, and engaged in cleaning out the sewers at Wattle-street. Both were carried down the sewer, and since then no traces of tnein have l**en discovered. It ap pears a third man, named O-avanagh, was also employed with the deceased at the surface, and he alleges that he called out iii order to worn them of the approach ing storm. They replied u' all right," hut did not immediately come to the surface, and the storm water was upon them before they could make their escape from the sewer, which is six feet high and four feet wide, and which it is believed was tilled with the water that rushed in. Cavanagh is of opinion that t...
ROEBOURNE NEWS. [BY TELEGRAPH.] ROEBOURNE, May 1 [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 7 May 1897
ROEBOURNE NEWS. [by trlkgbaph.J Roebocrnk, May 1 j Mr. Alexander McPheo left town on i Thursday last for the purpose of taking ! 500 head of -cattle from Warrawagine Mr. W. H. W. Bunditt leaves in a few weeks with 1200 c-ittle from Mulga Downs, for the Murchi.son. The latter uuib is jtrbliffldy. tiie largest that has ever left the Nor"- West. Mr. Walter Kingsrnill is regarded as a certainty for the Pilbarra, Electorate. Mr. E. T. Hool'-y's walkover for the DeGrey constituency has been well re ceived here. Mr. J. H Staten, who is in charge of Invi-rary, Dunrohin, Brownlock and Elfie, arrived in town on Wednesday last. Invemry had a na^ty accident, which was caused through running into a wire fence. He 1 inrt himself in his old wound, and it is not yet known whether this will interfere with his racing. The races promise to be a great suc cess Mr. H. W. Sholl was declared duly elected for the Legislative Assembly to duv. there being no other candidates, Mr. H. W. Ell is having withdraw...
THE ELECTIONS. [BY TELEGRAPH.] PERTH, April 28. [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 7 May 1897
THE ELECTIONS. [bt telegraph.] Perth, April 28. At the first elections for the Assembly the following candidati-s were returned : —Ashhui ion. Hon. S Burt, and Messrs. Irwin and S. J. Phillips; York, Mr. F C. Monger; DeGrey, Mr. E. T. Hnoley ; East Kind tci-ley, Mr. F. Connor ; West- Kimberley, Mr. A. Fonvst ; Northam, Mr. G. Dirossell ; Murchison, Mr. S Mitchell. In the last Parliament Mr. Honley sat for the Murchison. Of the total returned Ministerialists number eight. Mr. S. H. Parker has resigned his seat in the Legislative Council. Sir John Forrest was yesterday re turned unopposed for Bunlmry.