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THE NAVAL PROGRAMME. LONDON, March 10. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 12 March 1896
THE NAVAL PROGRAMME. LowDoN, March 10. The House of Commons has approved of the Government's naval programme by 261 votes to 45. Mr Goschen, the First Lord of the Admiralty, has as serted that the Admiralty are already able to man every possible available ship and keep a reserve of 11,000 men. There was no question that the navy with the proposed additions could be kept fully manned. Mr Goschen denied that the programlme had provoked America.
TELEGRAPHIC. MINISTERIAL AFFAIRS. REFUSAL OF MR VENN TO RESIGN. DISMISSED FROM THE CABINET. PERTH, March 10. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 12 March 1896
TE" LEGURAPHI IC. MINISTERIAL AFFAIRS. REFUSAL OF MR VENN TO RESJGN. DISMISSED FROM THE CABINET. PERTH, March 10. The storm which has beeu gather ing on the Ministerial horizon since the public meeting held on February 25th, burst in all its fury yesterday. Ever since the publication of Mr Venn's minute, it is understood the relations between the Premier and Mr Venn have been somowhat strained. It now appears the Premier endeavored to explain what he meant by remarks to interviewers to which Mr Venn took such strong objections. Mr Venn persisted to hold the view that the Premier has been disloyal to him. A special Cabinet meeting was held on Thursday to fully discuss the matter. The majority of the Cabinet agreed with the Premier. Immedi ately after this the Premier asked Mr Venu to resign, but this he rsfused to do. As time went on the breach widened and on several occasions since the Premier has pressed Mr Venn to resign. Mr Venn remained obdurate, and point blank refused to go. O...
VICTORIA. DESTRUCTIVE FIRES. MELBOURNE, March 10. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 12 March 1896
VICTORIA. DESTRUCTIVE FIRES. MELBOUaNN, March 10. A disastrous fire occurred at Trsral gon, in Gippsland, last night. The flames originated in the premises of J. Price, butcher, where a child acci dentally set fire to curtains. Nine wooden buildings were gutted before. the flames were got under. The office. of the Traralgon "Record" was among the number of buildings de stroyed. The damage is estimated at. £12,000. A fire at Wycheproof to-day de s!royed the premises of J. Milburn and Fanny Hamilton, and also partly destroyed the Bank of Australasia and the premises of F. E. Miles, printer.
BRAVERY RECOGNISED. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 12 March 1896
BRAVERY RECOGNISED. At a meeting of the Mail Shipwreck' Relief Society a presentation was made to Captain Poppy and Chief Officer William and the crew of the Aristides, who were instrumental in saving the lives of the officers and crew of the French barque Jerre Neuve. M. Biard Davnet, the French Consul, eulogised the gallantry of the British suilors, and said it was probable that some sub stantial recognition of their bravery 'would be made by the French Govern ment.
Kanowna Police Court. SATURDAY, MARCH 7TH. (Before Messrs L. R. Davis, R.M., and N. W. Harper, J.P.) ALLEGED THEFT OF GOLD. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 12 March 1896
Kanow?na Police Court. SATURDAY, MARCH 7TH. (Before Messrs L. R. Davis, R.M., and N. W. Harper, J.P.) ALLEGED THEFT OF GOLD. Charles Hill was charged with stealing from Rodlerick Quinn. at Mount Ebor, 4oz of gold valued at £13 10s and cash to the amount of £l 9s 6d. The accused pleaded not guilty. All wit nesses were ordered out of ourt. Constable Smith prosecuted. Roderick Quinn. miner, deposed that he worked at the General Gordon mine. On February 19, when he knocked off work at noon, he went to his tent. He saw that his blankets had been disturbed. He found that £1 9s Gd in cash and gold valued at £13 10s was missing. Noticed a strange boot print on the floor of his tent. The soles of the boots had round nails in them, and about five nails were missing on the left side and centre of the right foot. The nails in the boots produced corr.sponded with the marks in the tent. Secured a black tracker, and followed the tracks into prisoner's tent, about 12 yards distant. Prisoner was not...
Sporting Items. MELBOURNE, March 5. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 12 March 1896
Sporting Items. (BY TELEGRAPH.) MELBOURNE, March 5. The Hon. W. A. Long has purchased New haven from Mr W. R. Wilson at a big figure. Donalu gave one chance before he made 50 in the second innings for New Souith Wales in the South Australian match. Quiver was sold yesterday to Mr Fordham, who will take delivery of the mare after she has fulftilled her V,R.C. engagements. Ford ham purposes taking Quiver to India, and will enter her for the Viceroy's Cup. Jack Harry, the cricketer, has been ex amined by Dr. T. N. Fitzgerald, who. reports favorably concerning the injury to his knee. Had it been otherwise, Harry would have had to give up his place in the Australian team, and Hill or Turner would have taken his place. Visitors to the ,Moonee Valley races yes terday witnessed the grandest exhlibition of trotting that has ever been seen in AuStraila. In the free-for-all trot the New South Wales gelding Fritz won three short beats of a.pile each. In each heat he beat the Austratiin record, ...
Kalgoorlie Police Court. MONDAY, MARCH 9. (Before Messrs L. R. Davis, R.M., and R. D. Thompson, J.P.) DRUNK AND DISORDERLY CONDUCT. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 12 March 1896
Kalgoorlie Police Court. MONDAY, MARCH 9. (Bafore Messrs L. 1. Davis, R.M., and R. D. Thompson, J.P.) DRUNK AND DISORDErLY CONDUCT. Wm. Spring pleaded guilty to indecency in Hannan-strect on 6th inst. Mr De Cean, who lodged the information, wished the case to be withdrawn, but the Bench said that was a matter for the police. Sub-lnslector Holmes said the police did not wish to with draw the charge. The Bench sentenced the accused, who said he was drunk when the offence was committed, to imprisonment for 24 hours. Gornery Dean, a colored man, was charged w'th disorderly conduct in Hannan-street on March 7. Accused professed ignorance of the charge. Constable Anderson gave evidence in support, and accused was fined £2 10s, the R.M. remarking that he was determined to lput down disorderly conduct. On the next occasion prisoner would be sent to gaol. Joseph Woods was charged with disorderly conduct in Hannan-street on the evening of 7th inst. Accused pleaded guilty, and was fined £2 10s...
Water Supply Schemes. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 12 March 1896
Water Supply Schemes. Mn O'CoNNOR, the Engineer-in Chief, has just completed estimates for three different schemes for supplying these fields with water by means of cast iron or steel pipes from the western side of the I arling Ranges. The most elaborate details are given anld full al lowance made for maintenance, deprecia tion, etc., under the two batches of pro posals which he offers for consideration. The use of steel pipes, according to Mr O'Connor, possesses many advautages over cast iron, so that there can be little question as to which series of prcposi tions are most worthy of adoption. The capital cost of steel pipes and the cost of their maintenance would be much less than if cast iron were used, so the pro posals as to employing the latter may be regarded as having been drafted merely to show the superiority of steel. Each of Mr O'Connor's proposals deals with the supply of 1,000,000 ga!lons or 5,000,000 or 10,000,000 gallons daily. The total cnpital cost" of providing fo...
COOLGARDIE NEWS. COOLGARDIE, March 4. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 12 March 1896
COOLGARDIE N1 EWIS. [FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONI)DENT.] [BY TELEGRAPH.] COOLGARDIE, March 4. At the Government land sale to-day block No. 387 brought £680, and block No. 411, £210. Mr T. Davey, chief operator, has pur chased 21 camels to be employed in the construction of the telegraph line between Coolgardie and l)undas, and Bardoc and Niagara. An Electoral League has been formed for the purpose of. securing a large en rolment of voters. .John Scott appeared at the Police Court this morning, on a charge of having fradulently obtained at Sydney on December 21, a sum of £595, the property cf the Pastoral Finance Association, Limited. Mr Shaw ap peared for the accused, who said he had been here three weeks, and when arrested was on his way back to Sydney. Inspector McKenna asked for a re mand for a week in order to permit of the production of the original warrant. This was granted and bail was allowed in two sureties in £500 each and himself in £1000. The accused, when arrested by Detecti...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 12 March 1896
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 12 March 1896
STAMP DUTY CHARGEABLE ON ALL TRANSFERS UNDER THE GOLD MINES REGULATIONS. DEPARTMENT OF MINES. Perth, February 3, 1896. On and After this Date the Stamp Duty Chargeable on All Transfers under the Gold Mining Regulations will read as follows : For Every £5 and also for Every Fractional Part of £5 of theI 6 Amouut or Value of the Con sideration ... ... ... For Every Nominal Consideration l0s E. H. WITTENOOM, Minister for Mines. ROBERT PARK SHAREBROKER. Member Stock Exchange, Melbourne West Australian stocks a specialty. All telegrams receive prompt attention. STOCK EXCHANGE BUILDINGS, MELBOURNE. T F. DcOOURCY BROWNE Late Deputy-Chairman of the Min ing Board of New South Wales; Ex-Member of Local Mining Court, Victoria, New South Wales and Queensland; Ex-Min ing Delegate, British Oolumbia. Author of "The Miners' Handy Book," " Mining Leaseholders' Guide," and "Manual of Miner als." MIINING EXPERT,, ADVISER ARBITRATOR, And MINING TITLES AGENT 13 & 14 Psanr CruB BUILDINGS, HOWICK ...
General Cables. LONDON, March 7, 6 p.m. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 12 March 1896
General Cables. Lo?'no?, March 7, G p.m. Messrs Bowell and Sandford Flem ing, C.E., have been appointed to repre sent Canada on the Commissicn to which the proposed cable between Valn couver and Australia has been referred. In the House of Commol s Sir Charles Dilke complained that the British fleet, at the end of the century, would barely equal the combined navies of Russia and France, if the Govern ment adhered to the naval policy re vealed by Mr Goschen. He pointed out that both the countries mentioned were increasing the strength of their navies, and advocated a further expenditure than was proposed by the Government for strengthening the navuy. Mr A. J. Balfour, on behalf of the Government, said they desired a steady growth. They all contended that France and Russia were their two largest possible enemies at sea, but the British navy at the end of the century. would not require gigantic additions unless the fleets of the countries men- 1 tioned were very considerably increased....
THURSDAY, MARCH 6TH. (Before Mr L. R. Davis, Warden.) [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 12 March 1896
THURSDAY. MARCH 6TH. (Before Mr L. IR. Davis. Warden.) Miller v. Ryan.-Application for forfeiture of lease 2272. No appearance of defendant. John Miller deposed that he visited the lease on the 3rd, 4th and 5th February. No one was working on it.-Forfeiture recommended in favor of plaintiff. Chekyra v. Lewis.-Application for forfei ture of lease 1259. No appearance of plain tiff. Mr Hare appeared for defendant: the plaint was dismissed with costs. Gowland v. Krook.-Application for for feituce of leases No 2483 and 2484. No ap pearance of defendant. Isaac Gowland deposed that no work had been done on the leases at any time. Forfeiture recommended in favor of plaintiff. Hawker v. Smith.-Claim for £21, wages due. No appearance of defendant. Mr Hare appeared for the plaintiff. C. H. D. Hawker deposed that the defendant engaged him to work on a lease at IO U at £3 per week. He worked for 10 weeks but had only been paid for three.-Judgment for plaintiff with costs. Coward v. Dean.-Claim f...
MEETING AT CUE. CUE, March 5. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 12 March 1896
MEETING AT CUE. (BY TELEGRAPH.) OUE, March 5., A largely attended public meeting. has been held at. Cue to discuss the obnoxious Clause 11. The following resoluticii was carried :-" That the lidOlile of the Murchison goldfields heartily co-operate with Kalgoorlie in their efforts to obtain redress from the grievances regarding the transfer of leases." There was a large attendance at the ser vice conducted by the Rev Cumberland Clark on Sunday, Messrs Linton & Saunders' ape-. tion mart being crowded. The rev gentle man took for his text, Psalta xix., verses 9,10" The fear of the Lord is clean enduring for ever; the judgments of the Lord. are true and righteous altogether. More to:be. desired are they than gold, yea, than muuch fine gold." He said that situa ed as.they were on the fields people were ap, to neglect their spiritual welfare in their endeavors to secure material wealth. It was the lust of gold that destroyed the noblest. .feelings,:and they would be happier and mo...
THURSDAY, MARCH 5. (Before Mr L. R. Davis, Warden.) [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 12 March 1896
THURSDAY, MARCH 5. (Before Mr L. R. Davis, Warden.) Kennerly v. Tucker.-Plaint for forfeiture of Lease No. 2842, on grounds of non-fulfil ment of labor conditions. No appearance of defendant. Thomas Kennerly deposed that the lease was situated at the 1O U. He visited it on 3rd, 4th, and 5th February. No one was on the property, and no work had been done on it.-Forfeiture recom mended in favor of plaintiff. /Kyle v. Wing.--Plaint for forfeiture of lease No. 647. J. A. J. Kyle deposed that he visited the lease on 15th, 16th, and 17th October, 1895, and on 24th, 25th, and 26th February last. The lease was not worked on those days. The lease was practically aban doned.-Forfeiture recommended in favor of plaintiff. APPLICATION FOR ONE MONTH'S EXEMP TION. A. P. Matheson--On 3021, 3022, and 3028; soarcity of water.-Granted from March 5. John Murray-on 1705; work done and scarcity of fnnds.-Granted from February 26. John Hayes-On 2528 and 2524 ; for con centration on 2523.-Granted from Marc...