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WELCOME RAIN. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 13 February 1896
WELCOME RAIN. News has reached Sydney that a splendid downpour of- rain has been recorded in the outlying districts of tlhe colony, which for months past have been suffering from severe drought. According to the announcements made only 14 out of the 115 stations in the colony did not report rain. The Go vernment Astronomer estimates that at least three times the fall is re. quired to lift the drought-stricken dis tricts from their troubles.
CRICKET. PERTH, February 10. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 13 February 1896
CRICKET. (BYi TELEGRArH.) PERTR. February 10. The mnatcB .Metropolitan v. Austral, was concluded n11 Saturday afternoon, when the former team won by 179 runs. West Perth v. Fremautle.-This match was continued, andl the West PerthI put up a recordl score. The game stood from last Saturday, at wickets for 177, and tile Perthites were not disposed of until they had compiled 373.
THE 25-MILE DEVELOPMENT COMPANY. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 13 February 1896
THE 25-MILE D)V.ELOP?ENT COMPANY. A meeting of the 25-Mile Develop ment conipany was held on Saturday night to hear an explanation from Qaptain Truscott of irregularities in the pay sheet. Some of the shareholders accused Truscott of drawing a fort niglit's wages for one of the men, and only paying hin moie day's ýwages. They also accused him of being interested iin a sly grog concern'tu n on the lease and of a shortage of tinmber: The meeting was a very noisy one, and a lot of per sonal recrimination was indulged in; Captain Truscott, however, explained verytlhing to the satisfaction of share holdeis.
DEATHS AT THE HOSPITAL. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 13 February 1896
DEATHS AT THE.. HOSPITAL. Two patients .died in the hospital on Sunday. One was John Mitchell, aged 52, single, and a native of London. The cause of death was pneumonia. He had been working at the 25-Mile, and Mas admitte.d on January 21. The other was a -fever 'ase, the victim being George Blackwood, aged 20, single, and a native of England. He had, only been? onathe field a short while. He was ad mitted on January 26.
A SAD DEATH. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 13 February 1896
A very sad death occurred on the Black Flag' road on Sunday morning. A yoiing fellow, Richard Trembarth, aged 23, a'iative of Victoria, had been sufferinag fr6m dysentery for seine time and his fatlier determined to bring hiiih intilihe hospital.' He started oni Siitur day evieing, but he was so far gone that upon'redching the 21-mile he expired in his father's arins in the vehicle.
A Photographic Rifle. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 13 February 1896
A Photographic Rifle. The American N'imrod will soon be able to decide to a nicety whether his gull has failed him or not, says a foreign correspondent. He will be able to tell at a gla.nce when he hlas th?'ta ili;rolling e^w instead. ?of the dkpecE bear, or perchance riddled one of his limit ing friends or a passer-by with buck-shot. Thisl he will, do by simply removing from the gun barrel asmall photographic appmaraus affixed to it. The German Emperor recently introduced the "photographic rifle" among his royal guests at lemington prairie' It proved to be an immense success in deer stalking. In this form of hpunting the sports man matches the keeneust power- of human patience, endurance and skill against the narvellous defensive iilstinets of the game. The swift antlered beauties, are more .fre quently woudlcd than killed outright by a ball. In that condition they.. run.: many miles, with the hounds and :huaqtsmen often following, fand even then may escape. The. new apparatus adop...
Items of News. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 13 February 1896
Items of News. On Tuesday no business was transacted in the Warden's Court, Mr Davis being absent at an inquest at I 0 U. A good fall of rain is reported from. Kanowna on Monday night. Twenty-five points were registered, and it is said that the fall was heavier to the north. Locally only two points were guagcd. There was a .large attendance at the funeral of Mr John O'Niel, which took place on Tu.sday evening. The cortege was a very long one, comprising about 20 vehicles and a large number of persons on foot. At the grave there were over 500 persons present, the chief mourners being Mr D. C'Niel and his two brothers. and Mrs Hare. who is a sister of the deceased. Amongst those pre sent were many mining managers, and a large numnber of men from the mines nman agedl by, the deceased, antd also from the Lake View Mine., The burial service vas conducted by thle lRev Father Deasy. who also delivered a short address to those as sembled round the grave. The reverend gentleman said that per...
SUDDEN DEATH AT IOU. A CHARGE OF MANSLAUGHTER. JOHN HUDSON COMMITTED FOR TRIAL. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 13 February 1896
SUDDEN .DEATLH AT IOUT A CHARGE OF Ii$ANSLAUGHIITER. 1 JOHN HUDSON COMMITTED FOR TI TRIAL. , On Monday afternoon Constable Smith, opf Kanowna, received a tielegrai' from. I O U stating that a man namod Walter.;Jacksor ? had died suddenly ip n li hspital: Front other informationi' raeeiv'ed Sithbiinspdlitr Hol nes, iowlmpipenie '%o e't'%h b"'ldath4 at the time, deemed the uiitt~~ r osiuh ui l porta"ce is oti ttul asiile fmm lis intoh?t? visit' to 'Kurnaljn, .and 'ieiXt over 't ti IO U with Conistabli.sSititlia'ftd'uih & There he mate diligex eiqiq rs ftd tt&4 found that 'in : iqikiiat riildt 14 chseesail Walrden DavisaccouidbilnhiI i Barb and Corporal Boxitnr ieft foi"the' I: O U yes-? tdtdlay moralting, auid 4'W ' enitlury began at: 2 o'clock and listde ftor some considerabli time. .The iinquest resulted in a man Called John Hudson being committed for triil'on ni charge of manslaughter. " The following it the principal evidence taken : ' John Fairelough dteplosed tha...
STRUCK BY LIGHTNING. MR THOS. HARVEY KILLED IN CAMP. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 13 February 1896
STRUCK BY LIGHTNING. MRI THOS. HARVEY KILLED IN CAMP. On Tuesday morning Mr E. J. M'Kenzie, an employe of Mr Hillier, of Messrs Harvey Bros. and Hillier, reported to the police that Mr Thomas Harvey'had been killed by light ning, during the storm on the previous even ing, in his tent at the. lime-kilns, six miles distant from Kalgootlie, on the Coolgaidie road. Mr Harvey was in Kilgoorlie on Monday afternoon, and he arrived at the camp about ) dusk. For about two hours he was chatting: outside. and at nine o'clock lie expressed his intention of turning in. It would appear that he haI just entered his tent and placed his bicycle inl a corinei.when he was struck on the head by lightning. The current of. electricity travelled dlown the right side of his body, tearing his clothes, and bursting his shoes. His helmet was also burst to pieces. Mr M'Kenzic. whose tent is close to'the one occupied by the deceased, stated that at 9 o'clock lie was sitting up in bed. When he heard a terrific c...
THE KING OF CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 13 February 1896
= E KING OF CRICKET. " Whe'etEsti ninia1 to )r. W. G. Grace 46h9d 1000, including £5000 col dt by 'the "" Daily Telegraph " by 11ib t ubscriptions. lie 1old AMeriogu ) North Polo cxpllorr. tG tPe fnwfis accemnumical on Iiis 1u11d _iceoiicud expedition by his heroic iatnte of Uoemaiay. Mrs Pety init· iusba~ud on his thin! trip, niid as the to ieaux of dime regions hal never scene iftkvwomnaibefoic she3 was rosiisidercd as rzuI boeig.
Telegraphic. WEST AUSTRALIA. A TYPHOID PATIENT MISSING PERTH, February 10. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 13 February 1896
Telegraphic. WEST AUSTRALIA. A TYPHOID PATIENT MISSING PERTH. February 1 0. On Saturday the Police found near the Supreme Court a man obviously suffering from some illness. The man gave the mname of Ernest Benson, and was taken to the Perth Hospital, where he was cxamined by Dr . Spencer, who found that the case wtas one of typhoid fevc r. The man's temperature was 102 but the doctor could not admit him as there was no room in the Iutitution. The police tcok ]him to the Waterside station and accommodated him for the night. The next . morning Benson was somewhat better, and the police arranged for his admissiom to tile Victoria. Hospital. He was given a card of admission, and left for the hos pitad, but it was ascertained last night that so far the man had not reached the institution.
Items of News. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 13 February 1896
Items of News. The Ollicial Rleceiver of \\.est Aultralin. Mr Wainscot. arrived here on Monday oil a private visit to the iields. Mr E. G. ;. Hare. return edt to Knil,',nrlie on Thursday morning after a visit to Perth Mtr HaI e appleared at the Warden's Court in the afternoon to support several exejmpation npplicatimons. On Friday a sale of the blocks in the town site of. ulontg (1 0 C) took place at the (.Coult House. Otne cornler block was well cnpeted for at'n l brought :72. The other blocks were secured by the oeeupiei:s at the upset prices. The secretary of Ht-iinttml 's Hospital coin mnittee desires to acknowledge with thanks tie following donations :-Mounl Charlotte iG.M. Company. £5; MooAlnta carol singers, £,1 Is; MC r A. leutediekt, £ I 1 s: ospital boxes. £-1 8s lod. A lunaber of meteorological instruments have beet received at the local station andml will shortly be put in use. The pr:tmnaster is to have clnaige of the station, which, from it. position on the goldlilelds...
Water for the Goldfields. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 13 February 1896
Water for the Goldfields. FnaoM the first opllinil of the fields the most important problem for the author ities to solve Ihs IeenC the water difli enlty. The lessening ,of the difficulties of Colnlullunication was for soime time a bliillriiiig question, but now that the rail wvay is so closely i approaching completion, t.roubles iin that, toiii inectioit will ie very Soolt llikl\iiowin. The ener'II ies .of tIhe public should 2ow he devoted to urging the G overnClent, tL take actiou towards privhlding the fields with aiii adequate supply e:f water. ('nrestiolnably, the quantity ofi available water is growing *larger monthly, aindl the Goveronient 'LLe to be conIneided for their :'elent decision to expe.nd t21 7,000 in the cownstruction of dants. the sinking of wells, and other such desirable works. WVe need never fel r again the possibility of,1' a water famnine as 11'r an the don'stic requirements ,of this district are con cerneid, but there is oceasion for appre h11nsion that ther...
The Transfer Regulation. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 13 February 1896
The Transfer Regulation. Ou Fri'lh va meeting of the Tr? sfer ?r.. Committee took place at the Austr ilia Hlotel. Mr Davies occupiel the chair, and there w.i a good at tendance of melmbers. The secretary reported that he had received a letter from the Umler-Secretary for Mines in reply to the Committee ? communication of 21st ultimn. Mr Bernar.l L.esli·, honorary secre tary of the ,lardoe Progress Commnittee, wrote, stating that it ha:l been decide]: to sendl a represeltative from iBardoc to accompany the (leputatiott to Perth. n?u1 that the niame of tIhe representative would be sulbnitte.l in a few days. A telegram was receive.l from the Town Clerk of Cue. adlvising thie committec of the visit of the Mayor to Perth, and of, the lat ter's willingness to join in the deputation. Petitions for transmission ? the Premier were received from Kurnalpi and Hayes' FPinl and both were numerously signe:l. It was decide:! to call a publi": meeting for eight o'clock the following night, outside ...