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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 5 March 1896
'DIOK'S' PATENT BELTINC. THE MOST POWERFUL DRIVING BELT IN THE WORLD. EVERY BELT GUARANTEED. LARGE STOCK ON HAND, FROM JIr. TO 10IN. WIDE, Price and particulars- GEORGE SHERLAW, 'SHAW STREET, COOLGARDIE, ]jALGOORLIEL_ SAW MILL I The undersigned is now prepared to supply Sawn Timber of all sizes and at Lowest rates at the Saw Mill.--Old White Feather Rold and Wells & Co G. C. HERRICH. W ILLIAM FRANCIS HANL ON formerly of Cobar, New South Wales, is entitled to a share (about £500) of the assets of Alicia Macaulay deceased. Apply to BASIL A. BROOKE, Solicitor, 49, Elizabeth-street, Melbourne. L 0 S T. TEN POUNDS REWARD. Lost or stolen from Niagara the Light Chestnut Gelding3.GOLD.LEAF," branded like 079 near shtoblder, saddle marked. Above reward will be paid on returning to, J. F. DWYER, Lake Hotel, Kalgoorlie, or: supplying information that -will lead to the conviction-of the thief if stolen.
III. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 5 March 1896
' It isn't anything more than I expected." moaned Consul Green when heheard whither he was to be sent. It was a place with a" long name ending in " chew." and, of all districts. in the Hunan province. " There will be no European society fit to touch the hem of your dress, dearest," lie continued. "Of coure I can bear it. well enough, for I shall have you with me. and you are all the world. But I call it a beastly shame none the less. And if there are rows -well, we all know the kind of cattle they are in Hunan." ' "Rows I What do yon mean I" inquired? Isabel. She had begun to loathe this good little husband of hers. !Neither the diamonds he lihad bought her nor the reverential caresses lie bestowed upon her could doaunght but increase her loathing. She had tried for one brief hour to east Dick into the back ground of her mind, and she had failed. She had from that hour forward colisentted to drift she knew not whither. And shte seemed likely to drift the fnster to spiritual ruin for...
II. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 5 March 1896
11. The cbnsuliplumed himself, vastly upon his wife on the P. and -O. stediner which duly bore them both to Shanghni. The other pas sengers were amused. But they did not think the little man was far out in making such a fuss about his possessions. At least the men did not. On the other hand, the women whispereds together a good deal. Isabel was less sensible than most girls. 'that mattered little, however, on boaM ship. for she soon levrnt that she could attract males by merely lifting an eyelash: and that whereas certain other of the ladies failed to make themselves Interesting to the gentlemen though they talked like the wind, "yes" and "no" from her lips served her matter. Her husband was kindness in in itself to her; but then so was every other man on board ship. She haul searcely been married a month. Isabel supposed that in so short a time her heart could not be expected to yearn towards Benjamin as site imagined a wife's heart ought to yearn towanis ther husband. But it was s...
V. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 5 March 1896
Butr the rioters had good exchange for the victim they lost. For having gopbher husband into the yard, Isabel herself slippedl outside the house and snappel the door after her. For a anidnent the men held their sticks aloft and kept their tongues silent while they looked at her. : , *" You can kill me if you like," shesaid with complete gahnness and that stu tge smile on hIriftan'lwhidh the Iitiror'hoad seen. And kill her they did. They had sca*ielye succeeded in this when the crack of revolver shoots sounnded in their rear. Four of them bit the dust ere they could escape from the five Europeans , who had comenic in a body to the rescue. Consul Green. recovered eventually, but poor Imlrel. found a grave in the Celestial 'Land, which is often nevertheless so infernal a- place of pilgrimage for the European allottaed to it. With her died the many thou.hts. both noble and ignoble, which hat struggled for the mastery during the lasI hour of her life.-" The Leader." t .i · ·
IV. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 5 March 1896
IV. % The Europeans met at the Club House to take proceelings for their self-defence in case of neled. It was arranged that when the crisis became acute they should all mass in the consulate. well armed. With a dozen re volvers and rifles they reckoned themselves a match for any ordinary horde of "pigtails." The one missionary admitted that he would pull a trigger like the rest. Burit his two rivals said they would do no such thing. If they were to die, they would die without the stain of bhlow-shed upon their souls. Consul Gree n made protest after protest to the mandarins in local authority. But his Aelve4eMtate?i the' -i-feeli ?m i s the "foreign devils." Only one of them, who haula certain personal regard for the consul, Aent him Aun aaswer. And that was in tilhe form of a warning like the message of the gunpowdpr .plotters to Lord Monteagle in Tihe actual assault was preceded by a variety of ir.sults and stone throwing. It was also foreshadowed by the desertion of all 411e crs ...
White Feather. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 5 March 1896
White, Feather. (FROM OUR oW ?C?uBERPONDEmN.) In matters mining I an pleased to be able to report that we are making good progress in developing the various leases here. I am informed that matters are looking very well at the 4eneral Gordon and that the stone islookinlg as well at 50ft as it did at the surface, with the advantage that.the reef has widened out a. good deal and that the Gordon Consols have picked up the; main reef. I hear that there are about 80 leases taken up there. I am pleased to learn that the Progress leaseis being. floated locally under the pamne of the White Feather Proprietary. This claim is one of the best in the district, and I wish it every success. I notice that our well known townsman Mr Baldu is the represen totive here, and is, I believe, to be appointed local director. The Rising Sun is another lease that, as work proceeds, is turning out well. There are several lodes on the property, and under the energetic management of Mr J. Northey these are being...
PERTH STOCK EXCHANGE. (BY TELEGRAPH.) PERTH, March 2. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 5 March 1896
PERTK $TOP& (BY TELEaRAPR.) . -,,: ,:- PE RTH MarCh ,2. :There-war? fair, p~chunge ;in severl West Australian gold stocks to-day. Sales,:- Boulder North Exteidded; 3s Boulder (Fonsols No. 1, Is . , BoPilde .Conso1id t, l4 lid Broken i1l l.Jinctions, 4sd 4s d 4s SBlbck 45, ls 9d OosgrovefIs ..Croesus, ,18s ,O1~ Fortuqe of War, 1s id
LOCAL SHARE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 5 March 1896
LOCAL SHARE MAI9fl . Linton & 'Satunders evening Gpec Chll report :- . . C Stock Buy S el Sale SAlhambra North .... 34/0 42]6 Boulder ] . kxtended -2/9 j/10 .. Brown Hill Junctiotn 411 2 4/2 OrsmsuisPropitetary .. 1/4 15 SFr'man's Consod, con 2146 ..t Golden;Zone, con ... 6/0 80 ... lanuan'sEurekl'a 28 .t. Hiaii's Con?o;.i, . .. 6 ... . Qnu'sland Devdlop.,pro 8/9 4 ... Ivanhoe South Extd 2/8 211 . Maritana Extended... 153 .:. 1 2/? 2?324 Reefers Eureka ... 4/0 It/ .. Rose ald l1iawtrock... 21 218 7 Railwa?y Ventihres ... 5/1 6 1 ;Slug, Hill.Cbhsols ... L 2 .. Boulders .., . . .,0?0 ?jl .. Mount Gertrude ... 71010 .23110 'Croesu s. ... ... 1 S/ ..:
Share Market. TUESDAY'S ADELAIDE MARKET. (BY URGENT WIRE.) ADELAIDE, March 3. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 5 March 1896
Share Market, TUESDAY'S ADELAIDE MARKEt. (BY URGENT 'IwrE.) '1 ADELAIDE, Iarch 3. West Australian gold .stdcks are' iti little better demand. Sales :- ..... Bank of England, con Ss 6d Boulder North iExtended 2s 10d, 3s Boulder Consols No. 1, 1s 2d Bpulder Copsolidatd, 1s pid1Is lid Black Prince,'is Oj.d Brown Hill Junctoln, 4s 2d, 4s 3d Blopk 465 Ils,3d, 12s , oolgardie, curm rights, 1s ?t ,,Crtesus,s 8sd, I4s,13s.9d 94 : SFraE'ps South, payd Is .7d Boulder, Is *6 Ss,, £6 .i3s Great Coolgarie, 's 7d' . .IIdarihi's Ehrekft, s 4d,-'l 8 d Hain'ba's Wealth, 1? 44d', . Hannan's Victoria Cposs; 2s Ed Haupap's Victorry, 11: Ivanhoe South Eitended, 2s 8d, KirpatrickMliount Betison,'patid 5s.8d, is 11d Matrtana Central, 2s 9d Maritana Extended, 2s 3d Rose and Shamrock, 2s 54d Southern Bodiders, Is ?wd STi7daJ. 7AL 7s 4d S alls ? e .l .id ' . Three oli4ies ;Exteded, 8s ;6d o ::. Id T-Istlg.1 114 , 1s da, 1Broken hi s?s mi . .tions, .
Manager's Reports. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 5 March 1896
Manager's Reports. Smithfield Great Boulder, Situated about six miles south from Broad Arrow, close to the Hannan's road. The manager's report on March 2nd?nmas.as olloarw~ts uring the month I have made cutting to the mouth of the tPfbeL4sft; diroe into ths.aunnel 46ft, Und timbered up same, making in all, 89ft. Struck No. 1 lode at lift fromithe mouth of the tunnel. This lode is 10ftwvide running N.W. by S.E. and underlaying to the west. This lode consists of a conglomeration of iron, gossen, kaoline and slate, showing gold freely. Have taken many samples from different parts of this lode formation, the results by dollying showing both fine and coarse, nuggety gold. I expect, in a few days to cut No. 2 lode, which runs parallel with No. 1. No 1 lode, on the surface, con sists'of a large blue quartz reef, about six feet wide. which gives good results. About 50ft further to the east, running parallel, is a large,oterop ,of quartz about 200ft wide, and running right through the proper...
Kurnalpi. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 5 March 1896
Kurnalpi. There is comparativcly little pegsi this week. , There re, rubinrs aihbut Iitht ,thrli well-known claims are und& offer of sal9, but nothing has been definitely'fixedi yet. A cricket snatch was played here on the 24th hltlmo between teams ieprdseating the east and west ends of the town :. Eventually victory , rested with the west-enders by the narrow majority of one ~lcket anti tworuns. The malls will in future leave Kutualpi fot, Kalgocrlie on Monday morning instead' of Sunday mhorning as heretofore.
CABLEGRAMS. Another War Cloud. THE CUBAN INSURRECTION. SPAIN AND UNITED STATES. THE SPANISH POPULACE ENRAGED. ATTACK ON THE AMERICAN CONSULATE AT BARCELONA. LONDON, March 2, 6.40 a.m. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 5 March 1896
CABLEGRAMS. Another War Cloud. THE CUBAN INSURRECTION. SPAIN AND UNITED STATES. THE SPANISH POPULACE ENRAGED. ATTACK ON THE AMERICAN CONSULATE AT BARCELONA. LONDON, March 2, 6.40 a.m. The American newspapers strongly support the action of the United States Senate in requesting President Cleve land to interfere in the interests of the rebels'of Cuba. The independence of the;island is warmly advocated and the actions of General Weyler who has com mand of the Spanish troops operating in Cuba are denounced in strong langu age. He is described as treating the vanquished insurgents with relentless cruelty and brutality. In Spain, intense excitement prevails in4consequeece of the threatened inter fei?hce of the United States as regards Cuba. A very hostile spirit is displayed towards the States both by the press and public. A largely attended.meeting has been held in Madrid to consider the question. The various speakers con demned the United States Senate, and a cry. was raised and ,taken ...
COOLGARDIE NEWS. March 1. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 5 March 1896
COOLGARDIE NEWS. [Fnor oun o n? CORUESi'ONDExT.] [BV TEJ.EORAI'H.] March 1. Messrs E. A. Horn and R. H. Wilson, the latter a son of Mr S. i. Wilson, and four others have been brought in from Menzies suffering frotm fever, and are now in Miss O'Brien's hospital. It is expected that the rails of the new railway will reach Coolgardie iii three weeks time. At present only seven and a-half miles of formation re main to be done, which will take nine days. Fourteen miles of railway have yet to be kid, audif thBer hfI" been no difficulty in getting material this ou;ld ,be completed in a fortnight. The Rev J. A. Burns, of Buninyong, Victoria, has accepted the call from the Presbyterian Church here. Mr Burns spent four months on the field last year, and did good work. The machinery on the Perseverance Mine is nearly completed, and the manager, Mr J. L. Sherlaw, expbets to start crushing immediately. CooLoAnnuE, March 2, The Hill End mine, :owned by the French company, cleaned ip from 566 tons...
BROWN HILL JUNCTION. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 5 March 1896
BROWN HILL JUNCTION. It is reported that good gold has been struck in the eastern crosscut from the 130ft level of this mine. The manager, however, refuses to give any information respecting it' at present, and we are unable to confirm the news. It is supposed that the lode Struck is a continuation of the western ore body noiv? being opened up in the Brown Hill Pro prietary mine, and the manager has some very good specimens in his quarters- but beyond this we are unable to obtain any in formation for the present. The Junction,, like another mine of the same name, is held by an Adelaide.company. A fair supply of water has, been struck in a winze in the Ophir Mine at the 1 0 U at a depth of iZ5ft. As the influx prevents the wince being carried any deeper a start has been made to sink the vertical shaft down, to drain the workings. -The mine is opening, _up well, and the Company's battery, which has arrived at Fremantle, will be sent on to the property as soon as the railway is again o...
Mining Meetings. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 5 March 1896
Mining Meetings. The statutory md~ting of. tile Hannan's Excelior Gold Mines Pompany.was held in L.pdQ on, on January: 22, Aldermnan A. J. Hawkes ,presiding.,, The chairman in his opening: remarks (states. ,the, "'Financial; Times"): ponurmtulated the shareholders on the; possession of a property situated in the yiginity , of such yaluable ;mines as the ME?ritaui, True Blue,.Hantian's Reward, and Brown Hill. He also stated that the work on ,the mine was being pushed forward, and they ?xlpected to pay. big. dividends shortly. Mr Kitto, the consulting engineer to the company, t-hen- -gave -an-outline of the proper-ty, and the, reports, made on it by ex. perts, and stated he had, secured the services 'of Captain Thomas Eyre, an able and ef. perienced man, as manager. Mr Kitto said Si hid inspected ,most :of the richest mines tin the world, and, in, his, opinion, the lode running through the company's property was a phcenomenal one. Questions were asked by S~iilm?olders concerning this ...
A STORMY MEETING. ADELAIDE, February 29. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 5 March 1896
A STORMY MEETING. (By Telegraph.) ADELAIDE, February 29. At the half-yearly meeting of the Coolgardie Goldmiluing and Prospecting Company, pesterday, r:Z~ . Lane made a statement regarding his attitude to wards the company. A warm discussion took place. The chairmina (Mr Geo. Brookman) expressed a desire that two independent men should be appointed to go through the conlpany's acconuts, and charged Mr Lane with being responsible for the shareholders not getting vendors shares. Mr Lane retorted that this was at lie. RefereInces were made to expeni diture on champagne and whiskey being placed under the heading " horsefeed." Eventually the directcrs' report was adopted.
Kalgoorlie Town Council. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 5 March 1896
Kalgoorlie Town Council SrVERnAL mIonths ago we directed public attention to the condition &lt;l the road ways and footpathl s of Kalgoorlie. We were subsequently givesi to ,iliderstand that the Town Council iiiatmded pro ceeding with the formation of the streets but up to the present nothing has been done notwithstanding that their sata is a disgrace to the Coincil aid the public. There is nothing perhaps that adds more to the appearance of a new town than well paved streets. It is difficuilt to admire the finest of buildings if placed in the centre of a sandy desert.' The state of the town Ip a matter. of the highest importanlce it preselit whenz it is visited ieach week by some of the leading speilators of the ·irld. Kalgoolie has risen to a position of 'onisideirale importance, and visittrs ihave ieasoii to expect to -find the towit flila n 'advanced staie of development, buit we fear that their uanticipations are "never 'fully realised. Bigns of private enterprise are, ...
Late Mining. GREAT BOULDER CRUSHING. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 5 March 1896
Late Mining. (BY OUR MINING ,REPORTER,) GREAT BOULDER CRUSHING. The Great Boulder crushing for the past two weeks was as- follows mOetreated 214 tons,,,yillig 1,p4oz .otsmelted gold.. Of thisib tonsd, yieldiig 1800o was itreatMd at theLeviathan Battery, and the balance at the company's own battery. There are now two teams carting ore to the Leviathan Battery, and as soon as one more can be secured the ten head of stamps can be fully employed on Boulder stone.