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Two Men Drowned. ADELAIDE, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 8 March 1889
Two Men Drowned. ADELAIDE, Friday. Two men named Pillifeant and Ingram, were drowned in the Franklin Harbour through their boat capsizing while they were engaged fishing. Jacobs, the third occupant of the boat, reached the shore in a very exhausted condition. The bodies have not yet been recovered, although diligent search is being made for them.
Temperance Alliance. ADELAIDE, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 8 March 1889
Temperance Alliance. ADELAIDE, Friday. The annual meeting of the South Aus- tralian Temperance Alliance was held yesterday and last night, when it was re- solved to advocate for local option at the next Parliamentary elections. TheAlliance urge (1) That no new licences be granted; (2) That the present existing number of licensed houses shall be reduced to a certain specified less number, (3) That no licences for the sale of intoxicating liquor shall be granted.
A Valuable Portmanteau. SYDNEY, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 8 March 1889
A Valuable Portmanteau. Sydney, Friday. A Frenchman named Perreri, while &nbsp; coming from Fiji to Sydney by the steamer Rockion, was robbed of his portmanteau, containing 30 &nbsp; sovereigns, 30 napoleons, a letter of credit for £1000, and diamonds and jewellery worth £200. , There is no clue yet discovered to lead to the capture of &nbsp; the perpetrator.
The Silver Ring. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 8 March 1889
The Silver Ring. THE shareholders in the Silver Ring S.M. Company met at the York Hotel last night, Mr. Hodge presiding. The chair- man said that the object of the meeting was to consider the position of the com- pany. Some time ago, recognising the high value of the property, a contract had been let to the Phoenix Foundry pro- prietors to supply certain machinery at £1015. The calls which were to pay for this had not come in ; and, although the contractors had been paid £250, they had removed the plant which had been placed on the mine. Other directors spoke, ex- pressing their willingness to resign if the shareholders were dissatisfied with them ; but by a unanimous vote those present de- clared that this was not the case. The mine manager (Mr. Julian) having affirmed that the mine was looking better than ever it did, a motion was carried authorising the absolute forfeiture of all shares upon which the calls were, at the expiration of 21 days, unpaid. Mr. Uren having been appointe...
Amongst the Mines. [BY OUR MINING REPORTER.] THE SILVER CRESCENT. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 8 March 1889
Amongst the Mines. &nbsp; &nbsp; [BY OUR MINING REPORTER.] &nbsp; THE SILVER CRESCENT. ALL work is suspended at this mine for the present, but, as a new board of direc- tors has been appointed, it is fully expected that the mine will be put in full working order early next week. The manager seems very confident as to the ultimate results at this property, as things gene- rally were looking very well when he received his orders to stop working. For my part I think a good deal of the Silver Crescent, and also of its manager ; and I am confident that, had he been put in charge of the mine 12 months earlier there would have been a different tale to tell about the mine at the present moment. I have good reason to know that all the workings in connection with the Crescent prior to the advent of the present manager were not in accordance with my ideas of honest mining ; but under the present regime I think things will be carried on in an upright and straight- forwar...
Medical Fund. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 8 March 1889
Medical Fund. A meeting of the Medical and Accident Aid Fond was held at the kiosk yesterday evening. A motion that the rules be issued free of charge was carried, and notice was given of the following two motions to be submitted to the next meeting :-(1) That a levy of 1s. per member be struck on all contributors to the Medical Fund only ; (2) that any complaints against the doctors be lodged in writing with the secretary at a lodge meeting.
Bankruptcy Court. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 8 March 1889
Bankruptcy Court. AT Silverton yesterday, before Mr. J. Saunders, district registrar, in re Martin Stephen, Mr. Copinger appeared on behalf of Mr. Solomon, a claimant, and Mr. Julian on behalf of the bankrupt. Mr. Copinger applied to examine the &nbsp; bankrupt, and expressed his intention to give evidence in reference to the sale of the &nbsp; brewery owned by him. Mr. Julian ob- &nbsp; jected to further examination of Mr. Stephen on the ground that the examina- tion was concluded. He also made appli- cation that the bankrupt retain his fur- niture to the value of £50. Mr. Fordham, on behalf of Messrs. D. and J. Fowler, of Adelaide, proposed that the bankrupt be allowed his furniture in terms of the Act. &nbsp; There was no opposition to this proposi- &nbsp; tion. All the papers in connection with the case will now be forwarded to the &nbsp; Registrar in Bankruptcy at Sydney.
Broken Hill Share Market. 12.30 p.m. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 8 March 1889
Broken Hill Share Market. 12.30 p.m. Block 14-buyers 95s 6d, sellers, 96s 6d British Blocks-buyers 75s Block 10-buyers 36s 6d, sellers, 38s &nbsp; Junctions-buyers 14s 6d, sellers, 15s Souths (pro)-buyers 24s 6d Centrals (pro)-buyers 12s 6d Norths-buyers, 25s 6d, sellers, 26s Pioneers-buyers 3s 9d, sellers, 4s Victoria Cross-buyers 7s
Adelaide Share Market. ADELAIDE, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 8 March 1889
Adelaide Share Market4 ADELAIDE. Friday. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; The Market is steady. Centrals are again dropping. The sales at 2.30 p.m. were:- &nbsp; &nbsp; Baker's Creek-84s Mutooroos-19s 6d; contributing 18s 3d &nbsp; Brokens-(new issue), £29 11s junctioiuh- -14s 7¿cí ' " ?* Norths-26s 3d Céntrala-13s ; (con), 10s Block 10-388 ld British-75s 6d Souths-26s Lady Brassey-9d " South Extendeos-ls 7id Gipsy Girl-3s lOjd Umberumberka - 11s; Contributing, 9s9d. .:. : ... Pioneers-3s l^d Allandale--73|d.t
Brilliant Syndicate. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 8 March 1889
Brilliant Syndicate. A MEETING of shareholders in the above was held on Thursday at DeBaun's Hotel, Silverton. The business of the meeting was to confirm the resolution of the pre- vious meeting, viz., "That the syndicate &nbsp; be wound up," which was done on the motion of Mr. C. H. Wilson, seconded by Mr. W. J. Frazer. Mr. Brice acts as liquidator.
Silverton Warden's Court. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 8 March 1889
Silverton Warden's Court. YESTERDAY, before the Warden (Mr. Gower), in Henry and Wm. Walsh v. Jaa. Smith, Mr. Welsh appeared for plaintiffs and Mr. McCarthy for defendant. This was an action for trespass on land at the Acacia Dam. The plaintiff alleged that he gave the defendant permission to quarry limestone on an acre of land, but no time was mentioned. The defendant pleaded that he bought the acre of land for the sum of £10. After hearing the evidence, which, was somewhat contradictory, the Warden dismissed the case with £6 7s. costs. In the case of Henderson v. others against Hawke and others. Mr. Welsh appeared for the plain- tiffs and Mr. Jhonson for the defendants. This was an action for trespass on a mine- ral area in the neighborhood of the Angas mine, but in reality was to decide the &nbsp; title to the land. It appeared from the evidence which occupied the court the whole of the afternoon, that both parties pegged out under mineral licenses, the defendants applyin...
Our Fire Fighters. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 8 March 1889
Our Fire Fighters. &nbsp; A MEETING of the executive committee of the local Fire Brigade was held on Wed- nesday evening, at the Fire Station, when the following business was trans- acted. Only one tender, that from Messrs. Robert Fry and Co., of Silver ton and Broken Hill, was received for &nbsp; the supply of 20 pairs of trousers. The &nbsp; price named was 25s. a pair, and this tender was accepted. It was resolved that a public meeting be called for Tues- day next, in the municipal building (the late Mechanics' Institute), at 8 o'clock, for the purpose of taking steps to form a salvage corps in connection with the Fire Brigade. A letter was received from Messrs. Mason Brothers, of Sydney and London, offering the 26-manual engine by Merryweather and Sons, exhibited in the &nbsp; Melbourne Exhibition, for £205 in bond in Melbourne. It was stated that this engine would be equal to throwing about 100 gallons a minute. It was decided to ask Mr. Wyman Br...
Fish Poisoning. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 8 March 1889
Fish Poisoning. A MAN named Alfred Lowe,who had lately come down from Glenlyon station, &nbsp; was admitted to the Silverton Hospital on Thursday morning suffering from poison- ing, caused through eating tinned sardines. He had been lying for two days in the creek, enduring much suffering, previous to being found by the police, by whom he was taken to the institution. The case was severe, but the patient is now re- covering. &nbsp; &nbsp;
Charity Organisation. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 8 March 1889
Charity Organisation. THE committee of the Broken Hill Charity Organisation was held in the Carrington Hall last evening, Mr. Thomas Coombe, the president, occupying the chair. The rules of the society were presented, and the membership fixed at £1 1s per annum, and the life membership at £10 10s. It was also decided that a book, wherein all particulars of applications for help should be entered, be kept at Messrs. Coombe and Co's. Collecting cards will also be distributed amongst members of the committee, who are urged to display much activity in obtaining funds to carry out the society's work.
Early Closing. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 8 March 1889
Early Closing. THE members of the local Early Closing Association have now little to complain about in respect of tradespeople closing at 6 o'clock. So far as is known, only one shopkeeper expresses dissatisfaction with the alteration . The lessening of the hours of labor is, of course, very highly &nbsp; prized by the assistants ; and it is stated that it is probable a mutual improvement &nbsp; society, or some kind of club, will be &nbsp; formed amongst the members, whereat an hour or two may be profitably spent in the long winter evenings. The idea is a good one. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; The Premier of Victoria hopes that when political affairs in New South Wales asssume their normal condition he will be able to persuade the Government to join with the other colonies in obtaining the advice of an English officer of distinction on the subject of federal distinction. &nbsp;
Athletic Club. APPOINTAIENT OF OFFICERS. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 8 March 1889
Athletic Club. APPOINTMENT OF OFFICERS. THE annual meeting of the Broken Hill Athletic Club was held in Cummins' Ex- change Hotel last night. The attendance was not large, but nearly all those prominently connected with the athletics in Broken Hill were present or were re- &nbsp; presented by proxies. The hon. secretary (Mr. G. C. Bowen), was present with the books, and Mr. Everard Browne was voted to the chair. The secretary an- nounced that, at a committee meeting held last week, it was decided that this club amalgamate with the other athletic body established in Broken Hill. The secretary having read the minutes of the last general meeting, the chairman ex- plained that the chief business of the meeting was to elect officers for the ensuing year. Sergeant Saunders pro- duced proxies of 25 members who had told him they would be unable to be &nbsp; present. Among these were some who took the greatest interest in the club, and who would not have failed to attend but ...
Water Supply. TO THE EDITOR OF THE BARRIER MINER. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 8 March 1889
Water Supply. TO THE EDITOR OF THE BARRIER MINER. Sir,-It is gratifying to know that the cily fathers have at last met to discuss the water question. It is certainly a begin- ning, and small mercies of this class must not be ignored. But there are peculiari- ties about the report of the meeting that makes one think that aldermen are really not as earnest about the matter as they would have us to believe they are. The first peculiarity is this, that the principal resolutions are proposed by the Mayor. This appears to me to be contrary to general usage for a Mayor to move resolutions in a council meeting. But perhaps Broken Hill is establishing a precedent. However, I think the Mayor's resolution is in the right direc- tion, as fas as it has gone ; but I think Alderman Williams has succeeded in neu- tralising its effect by his action, which is very hard to understand. He says, when speaking on the first resolution, "As to boring for water it was well known that this system was very sp...
Theatre Royal. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 8 March 1889
Theatre Royal. THE Friedman Minstrels last evening afforded amusement to another moderate audience in the Theatre Royal. The eccentricities of the corner men and Messrs. Tracy and Adson, Irish Comedians, the vocal efforts of Messrs. Fredericks and Pope, and the songs and dances of Miss Nina Tulloch and Miss Aggie Atkin- son were much appreciated, several encores being demanded.