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Mining News and Notes. [Newspaper Article] — Coolgardie Miner — 3 May 1913
' ?ifiinisig' News and Notes. : The Empress of Coolgardie Syndicata have not had too good a ran at lmdal a - -battery, &* feher« bave been a »'mber Ot -??ttbppa^s, Then and handling are - putting up.the cost,- and besides that ? ?? :-L the phte- wer« waled by the s com oany they hnv_ absorbed a good deal ot theEmpreSa gold, the amount being .?Btimated-at about - 10o_. This, how ever, thesyndicato will recover later on. While the State- battery is closed down for the Norseman run, prospectors are acain bar,v breaking btone, as it is ?'?'? expected the itainps will be .'dropping .again in about six weeks' time, perhaps ' kittle sooner. Mr. Ho.eU's assayer ???::;^te...ofI-algoyrUe,i8-now treating the ?RlimeB that ha secured fromithe Govern ment, and -this will take him some time ... ?' -yet. ??? ^^ ? There are on these goldfielda, and ??' .tikrtiifnlarlyaround Coolgardie. a num ' -beroE minerals of more or lesd value, : but the nature of which is not generally ?'? ? known to th...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Coolgardie Miner — 3 May 1913
NEW & SECONDHAND ] I~ — MINING MACHINERY.— OP EVERY DESCRIPTION. ' ' - ' _, . PI ANTS RECENTLY SUPPLIED TO— *?''*?' '?] , '. ' Bullfinch Proprietary Mine,. ?'? 1 'Cbrinthian Kortli Mne. ,.' ' ' Edna May Mine : -\ Mt Gormaloog Mice, Lecnor^v Kyarra Gold Mine. ?' . i Royal Standard Gold Mine. \ , Great Victorious Mine, Ora Bartda, \ Etc, Etc. ;'jv^ » ? '. ? . y-*\ CASH Oil TERMS. COiUiESPONDftXCtt |^jf._TEi)\ . ______ ? \ ' The tfestralion Machinery- Corporation Ltd, ' BOULDER KOAD. KALGOORLIIi. ' , Burbanks Store. (ESIiBIJSHED _d / _3flg£ Wearmoufh and Crra&ace, Prbp:ietprs. (GENERAL STORE KEEPERS & DRAPERS) '. ? TheLurgesl'Stocks in the District.' Our Frees are _&&:&-&„ Customers Waited' On for Orders. 'WoodlineTrado a Sfeciiliiy. AGENTS FOR THE ' CQQLGARDIE MINER.' ? _ __. -__ . ' '' ?» , - I, ? ? ||.|: ' ,; . j J^fJ, ? ^~%\ Ooolgardie Meat Supply. %^^%|| I — — — -— — — ? ^m$$m$. ?JV*' *ljl(it* X*-Jr ^^dl fl .____ ? M||; ? . ?...
THE LUCK OF MINING. [Newspaper Article] — Coolgardie Miner — 3 May 1913
THE XiUCK OF MINING. When the Bullfinch Bast was floated in London with an excessive capital, it was genially believed that they ?were too near the intrusive granites to have any' luck; yet in the limited and father ill-directed work which was ^n-nrt +.Tip.v e-ot on to a flat enrichment in one of their lodes, from wHieh they took 22 tons for a return of 113ozs. It so happened that, had tUeir drive been five feet deeper, or nearer the surface, this would have been mi3sed. There was no doubt about the dab which was obtained in the Bullfinch East, but the one found on the Chaf &ntk was openly said to be a fraud. Surely the finding of a little patch on ?the ?east of the big mine indicates that ether patches might be found on the other entL of thia Proprietary's block? Now, the Adelaide syndicate, who are working the old' Bullfinch East, are sinking a new shaft, and when a depth is reached which corresponds with the level in which the patclv was obtained tiisy intend to make a co...
Burbanks Birthday Gift. [Newspaper Article] — Coolgardie Miner — 3 May 1913
.Bupbanks Bipthday Wft. The following informauufl in con ar.ction with the Burbanus Birthday Gift has been issued' so tnt- iJress:— 'The Burbanks Birthday Grift - ??? ?have finally decided to again let their mine on tribute,- and an agreement t,«« 1-vnnn oifrnfiri whereby the :'W.A. Syndicate' has taken the wnole wine o/i teibute, for a term of tnree yaac*?, at a royalty of 15 per cent, on the ? gross value of the bullion ?eco*-arad. r'Mr. W. E. Nicholas, or ooolgardi-3, \i the s61e representatiyo oil the syu ' . flicate, and has appouneu Mr. A. Higgs manager of the mine, Mr. f. Higgs assistant manager and null foreman, and Mr. W. Ugilvie shift boss. 'Work has already Deen started, but for the present, owing to boiler cleaning, work will be confined to the ISTo. 1 level. 'When the winding engine ib avail able, five rock drills will be kept -ft-orldng one shift in the deeper levels, and, ae the different paTts : of the mine arc , put into -oi-tuug order, a ?second slxift will bo star...
THRIFTY LABOURER, [Newspaper Article] — Coolgardie Miner — 3 May 1913
THRIFTY LABOURER, A notable example of thrift came be- fore a West Wales Old-age Pension Sub-committee a few days ago (says the " Weekly Mail" ), when it tran- spired that an applicant stated that he had been a road labourer, and kept a small holding of six acres. His earnings throughout his lifetime had never ex- ceeded 13s per week as a road labourer. He had been for many years on 12s and 11s a week respectively. He was now unable to work. He had been twice married, and had children. All he pos- sessed had been obtained through his own thrift. He had managed to save the £700 by looking after every penny and spending no money on waste. His aim all through life had been to provide for old age. He was commended by &nbsp; the committee on his thrift, one mem- ber stating tat he was the best specimen of humanity he had ever seen. He was &nbsp; granted 2s. a week pension.
"HATS OFF." [Newspaper Article] — Coolgardie Miner — 3 May 1913
" HATS OFF." Ho! Scaddan you've spoken, All past records you've broken; At your thunders old England's fair dazed, &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; At such tongue Demosthenic, &nbsp; Such wisdom Socratic, No wonder John Bull stands amazed! From a whole three weeks' linger, &nbsp; On the spot deemed the finger &nbsp; That pointed the way to the world. You've arrived at conclusion, &nbsp; That London's delusion, &nbsp; &nbsp; And from her proud place should be &nbsp; hurled. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; List ye toilers of Britain, &nbsp; &nbsp; Ye poor dwellers in London, To Scaddan, give your ears with at- tention; Hear him tell you've no home, Unlike Freemen or Toine, &nbsp; You've no stake in your country, to &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; mention. O ! heed him each Cockney, &nbsp; &nbsp...
THE BULLFINCH PROPRIETARY. [Newspaper Article] — Coolgardie Miner — 3 May 1913
THE BULLFINCH PROPRIETARY The following progress report for the two weeks ended 19th inst. has been cabled to the London office of this company: — &nbsp; No. 3 (northern) series pre body, 310ft. Level. — West crosscut off north drive 447ft. north has been extended 16ft., total 34ft. At 24ft. struck body of ore; from 24ft. to 29ft. averages £1/9/; from 29ft. to 34ft. averages £3/14/6 per ton. Face at 84ft. aver- ages £7/2/6 over a width of 60 inches. No. 3 (northern) series ore body, 210 feet. Level, Branch Lode: Winze at 100ft. west has been sunk 6ft., total 30ft.; average value is £2/5/6 over a width of 48 inches. Total footage &nbsp; driven and sunk for the period is 54ft. At present cannot get sufficient miners to push on developments vigorously. Hope to secure sufficient shortly.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Coolgardie Miner — 3 May 1913
HANLEY and &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; QUILTY &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; (SUCCESSORS TO BUTCHER & UHR Ltd.), Wholesale and Retail . Carts Call Anywhere and Every- where. 'Phone 82, Coolgardie. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; OUR MOTTO—Highest Quality, Lowest Prices. Having Installed an up-to-date Refrigerating Plant, &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; we are prepared to accept for Storage perishable Produce. &nbsp; &nbsp; Lowest rates on application. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; LOCAL PRODUCTS &nbsp; &nbsp; &n...
ITEMS OF INTEREST [Newspaper Article] — Coolgardie Miner — 3 May 1913
ITEMS OF INTEREST &nbsp; Patient Progressing. — Joe Penglaise, &nbsp; who is still an inmate of the casualty &nbsp; ward at the Government Hospital, is making good progress. The broken &nbsp; thigh bone is knitting nicely and a good mend is anticipated. It will be &nbsp; &nbsp; some time yet, however, before Joe &nbsp; can get about. &nbsp; &nbsp; A Mining Mishap. — A slight acci- &nbsp; dent occurred at Main Lode, Burbanks, &nbsp; on Tuesday night through the skids &nbsp; giving way. There was some delay &nbsp; in consequence, but , fortunately no one &nbsp; was injured. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; A Plague of Flies. — Coolgardie has &nbsp; not suffered all the plagues of Egypt, &nbsp; and is somewhat free from pests, but &nbsp; oa Wednesday last, the purveyors of &nbsp; meat and sweets were distracted. A &nbsp; mug...
MINING The Birthday Gift [Newspaper Article] — Coolgardie Miner — 3 May 1913
MINING. &nbsp; &nbsp; The Birthday Gift &nbsp; &nbsp; It is now officially announced as follows : — Arrangements have been made with Mr R. Wearmouth, mana- ger of the Burbanks Main Lode Com- pany, to advise the new tributers at the Burbanks Birthday mine concern- &nbsp; ing mining and other work; also with &nbsp; Mr A. R. Mill, engineer of the same company, to advise as regards machinery and plant. Boiler clean- ing has been completed, and work with the rockdrills has been started. About 28 men are employed at present.
GIRL BURGLAR IN MEN'S CLOTHES. BOBS HOUSES AT INSTIGATION OF CRIMINAL LOVER. [Newspaper Article] — Coolgardie Miner — 3 May 1913
GIRL BURGLAR IN MEN'S CLOTHES. ROBS HOUSES AT INSTIGATION OF CRIMINAL LOVER. Danbury, Connecticut, is greatly ex- cited over the arrest of Amy Travers, a pretty girl of twenty-three, whose people are among the most respected citizens in the town. She was caught &nbsp; in the act of robbing a house. Miss Travers was dressed in man's clothing, which she confessed was given her by a confederate, George Smith, a notorious thief. Smith, who is a presentable fellow, by some means got the girl in love with him, and ap- parently has been employing her in the commission of crime. The girl is infatuated with the bur- glar, and refuses to give any informa- tion which might lead to his capture. From the partial confession she has made, however, several robberies of houses are attributed to the girl, work- ing under the direction of Smith. The affair has caused the greatest sensation, because Amy Travers is ex - ceedingly popular at Danbury, and was a teacher in one of the local Sunday s...
PERTH GOSSIP. [Newspaper Article] — Coolgardie Miner — 3 May 1913
PERTH GOSSIP (By James Smith. &nbsp; &nbsp; After weary waiting a loan of two &nbsp; millions is available to this state. At least it will be after the 28th of this month. No loan was ever so univer- sally welcomed before. We had'not &nbsp; only come to the end of our tether; we &nbsp; had passed that stage some time ago. Many accounts were not paid that would have been under other cir- &nbsp; cumstances, and short credits, such as &nbsp; the £100,000 from the Commonwealth, to be repaid out of the London money, as well as the usual overdrafts from the associated banks and the London aad Westminister' Banks can now be &nbsp; refunded. The Under -Treasurer is &nbsp; sure to try and have as nearly as pos- 'sible a clean slate, except for the &nbsp; money which the State Treasurer has lent himself from the Savings Bank. That money, being at low interest, is sure to stand for a long time. The result must be t...
Sergeant and Doctor's Wife. MRS. EDWARDS FINED £2 AND COSTS FOR ABUSING THE POLICE. [Newspaper Article] — Coolgardie Miner — 3 May 1913
Sergeant and Doctor's Wife. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; MRS. EDWARDS FINED £2 AND COSTS FOR ABUSING THE &nbsp; POLICE. &nbsp; &nbsp; ( From the "Southern Cross Times). &nbsp; While the Warden was attending to the Warden's Court yesterday, the- Police Court was held in the Council Chambers, when Messrs. J. H. Stubbs and G. A. Wilson were on the Bench. The only case to be heard was one against Mrs. Edwards, the charge be- ing, 'That on the 18th day of April, at Bullfinch, the defendant used abus- &nbsp; ive and insulting language towards &nbsp; Sergeant Pilmer while in the execu- tion of his duty." &nbsp; &nbsp; The sergeant conducted the case for &nbsp; the police, and Mr. Hubert Parker &nbsp; appeared for the defendant. &nbsp; &nbsp; Sergeant Pilmer, sworn, said: I am &nbsp; the Sergeant of Police in charge of the &nbsp; Yilgarn district. On Friday, the 18...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Coolgardie Miner — 3 May 1913
BLACK BROS., &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Old Established Butchers, BAYLEY STREET. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; BEST BEEF AND MUTTON IN TOWN. &nbsp; &nbsp; TELEPHONE 25. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; HORSE FEED. Compare these prices with those you are paying:— &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; CHAFF, per ton, £'; Half-ton, £5 2s 6d ; less 5s 3d per cwt. (Delivered in Burbanks. 2s ...
SPORTING. Kalgoorlie Races [Newspaper Article] — Coolgardie Miner — 10 May 1913
SPORTING. Kalgoorlie Races Third Day— Saturday, May io, 1913 ' Jump 1 sl Flat Dr. Lurrn ... ...' 12 8 J-'oldo ' T. .. . u 5 .\.ural Crown .. .. _ie 12 Braeside ? , . . . . - ' 90 Goldfields Stakes — 7 furlongs Kerrisdale . ... ? . . 90 Miss Alison . . ..., 8 12 Gold«n Orb ? ' ,.., ;8 11 Maritana Plate — 6 furlongs Tom Tom .. .., 10 2 Kerrisdale ?' .. ...- 9 6 Glorify .. .. 96 Snapcap ... % .. . _ 8 6 Susa1 .. ??''7 7 Buttons .. ,..'67 Count Zeppelin . . ' . . ,67 Autumn Handicap— -x\ miles Crown Thistle , . . ... 93 Dingwall . . . . 91 Utopian . . ... 8 2 Muralite .. i .. 7 11 Jamss the Third ? ? . . . 77 The Trigger . . . . 7 J Solo Girl . , . . .. r 71 Ilia ' .. ...'67 Skipton .. .. 67 Flinty ' .. -', ...67 Julia B ? 67 Maritana Purse— 6 furlongs Independent . . ? ? 9 7 BlaekArt .. ( .. 90 Jesserant . . ' . ? ? . 8 a Brow n Sherry . . ' . . 81 Confidence . . ... 80 Young Jackey - ... 7 Io Mariner ... ? ? ♦ 7 10 Cirea .. ,.'. - 7 ° Ajesia '... ?? 7 ? Black and Red . . , ' . . 70 Fi...
COOLGARDIE'S ASSOCIATED MINERALS. [Newspaper Article] — Coolgardie Miner — 10 May 1913
COOLGARDIE 'S ASSOCIATED MINERALS. All geologists, in their past reports, have agreed as to the . minerals asso ciated with the Coolgardie ore bodies, which have been found, «,s a rule, I in close conneection with gold. The | most important of these minerals are, according to Mr. Blatchford, sulphides and arsenides of iron, and sulphides and carbonates of copper. As a source of gold, arsenical pyrites has, so far, proved to be thee most produc tive, especially in Ba-yley's United Gold Mines (gold mining leases 133,, 139), where the pyrites carries large quantities of gold, both in the1 free and combined state. . . In other mines, such as the Flag staff (gold mining leases 1604, 1605), and Jubilee (gold mining lease 3511), the arsenical pyrites is more or less mixed with sulphides of iron, and is ox lower grade. Occurring in most of the lodes opened out. below water lavel ar© large quantities of iron sulphides; these assume two forms — ordinary iron pyrites anil pyrrhotine (magnetic ...
HIDDEN SECRET NORTH. [Newspaper Article] — Coolgardie Miner — 10 May 1913
HIDDEN SECRET NORTH. Since the new tribate party atr the Hidden Secret Worth, Eundynie, commenced ' operations they have crushod 80 tons from the wmze and 70 tons, (seconds) from the upper loVels for a return of 88oz lOdwts 12grs. The tributers are mainly em ployers on development, but this reiurn nearly gives them wages, so that when the winze, 90 feet north oj the 'shaft, gets down 100 feet, and slat't is sunk to open up the 400 feet lerel, they should be on a good ?t|mg. ??-i5.;. s& ?? '?? '??: ? ? ;
THE COOLGARDIE GOLDFIELDS. [Newspaper Article] — Coolgardie Miner — 10 May 1913
?THE COOLGAEDIE . GOLDFtELDS. . In, writing Ms prepartory note to Mr. Blatchford ;s geological-report in 1899, Mr. A. Gibb Maitland made the. following remarks which are still of interest in this district:—- . In an extensive colony such as this there are two totally distinct - classes of geological survey wora. necessary to meet the public -requirements/ '.' 'The first is the detailed examina'; ' tion of the important mining .centres, and comprises the accurate mapping of the geological formations, the ac cumulation of information relating to ? the oecurence of the various ore de posits, and their mode of formation. In the search for new deposits, and in defining limits of those already known, the geologist has to be guided ''to a' large extent by a . knowledge of,, the methods by which particular ore' bodies - have been formed; for it is only in ? this way that the peculiarities of their j distribution can be anticipated an!d j their continuity forcasted. The accu rate location of...
THE 25-MILE CEMENT. OCCURRENCES OF THE GOLD. [Newspaper Article] — Coolgardie Miner — 10 May 1913
.' ? ' ? : ??'*'?.??? THE 25-MHJ3 CEMENT. OCCURRENCES OF THE GOLD. : This historical spot at Kihto're was the scene of considerables excitement in the old boom days of the Cement, ; situated about eight miles irom Kuna nalling, and in dealing with the origin and probable source of tlie gold, Mr. Torrington Blatchford, geological sur veyor, wrote as follows: — 'Though the ironstone gravels and .kaolin do contain small quantities of gold, they have not been treated. ' ?'The payable gold is, without ex ? ception, found in the cementing ma terial of the quartz patches, the quartz pebbles themselves being uctrren, which' is a considerable detriment, as this barren matrix has, as in cue 'Banket' in South Africa, to 'be treated with the cementing material before the gold can be recovered from the latter. In 5»re cases, however, gold- has- bsen . . iound in the pebbles themselves, which, though not important commer xually, afford eevidnce as to the pro bable origin. The richest portions of ...