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Silver in Tasmania. HOBART, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 14 March 1889
Silver in Tasmania. HOBART, Thursday. Highly satisfactory returns have been received from silver ore sent from the Silver Queen Extended property, situated on the west coast of the island, for treat- ment in Adelaide. Eleven and a half tons of the ore gave 103oz. to the ton and 75 per cent. of lead. The net return from this was £199. The Western Silver Company have a still better return, 10 tons going 176oz. of silver and 70 per cent. of lead per ton, giving a net return of £264. It is stated that many thousand tons of equally good stone is easily pro- curable.
Uncleanliness Personified. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 14 March 1889
Uncleanliness Personified. NOT only are the municipal officers actively carrying on the war against un- cleanliness in the town, but the police &nbsp; are also engaged in the crusade, and herein is apparent the healthy and &nbsp; stimulating effects of competition. In the summons side of the local police court this morning, Constable Grieve, who has police charge of South Broken Hill, prosecuted J. R. Burley, butcher, for &nbsp; neglecting to keep clean his slaughter- yards in that township. The officer stated that a dead bullock had been lying outside defendant's yard for a long time, and that defendant had repeatedly promised to clean up his premises, but had not done so. Defendant stoutly denied that his premises were unclean, and the dead bullock was not his property. He called a witness who sup- ported this statement. Mr. Tompson, J.P., was satisfied that the charge had been made out, and fined defendant £1 and 4s. 10d. costs, with the alternative of fou...
Death of Sir W. Stawell. MELBORUNE, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 14 March 1889
Death of Sir W. Stawell. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; MELBOURNE, Thursday. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Information has been received of the &nbsp; death of Sir William Stawell, late Chief Justice of Victoria, at Naples. The busi- ness in the law courts was adjourned yesterday out of respect for the memory of the deceased.
Ethel S.M. Company. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 14 March 1889
Ethel S. M. Company. ON Tuesday evening an extraordinary meeting of shareholders was held in Ade- laide, when it was stated that if all calls were paid the company would have a credit balance of £85. It was proposed that the company be wound up ; but, it having been announced that the men had been going down on the lode for some time, an amendment, that shareholders be communicated with before it was decided to wind up, was carried. The majority of shareholders present agreed to pay their calls forthwith. The question of when the municipal council is going to carry out the purposes for which it took over the Mechanics' Institute was raised at last night's meet- ing, but was not vigorously pursued.
The Hibernian Sports. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 14 March 1889
The Hibernian Sports. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Extensive preparations are being made for the Hibernian Sports to be held on Monday next on the ground near the company's dam. Many of those who have entered for the various events are train- ing assiduously, and there is a little betting on the results. The booths in connection with the meeting have been sold by Mr. Charles Isaac. Mrs. Fisher, of the Crystal Hotel, has purchased the right to the publican's booth, at £26. Mrs. Tighe secured the right to the refreshment booths at £4 2s 6d ; and the fruit stall yielded the promoters £1.
Fire Brigade Practice. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 14 March 1889
Fire Brigade Practice. LAST evening fourteen members of the Fire Brigade, under Captain Hughes, indulged in life-saving practice with their new scaling ladders, on Mr. W. Sully's new store, in Argent-street north. These ladders, which are of local manufacture and were used for the first time, were found to be somewhat faulty in con- struction, and will require some alteration at the hands of the maker. This morn- ing Mr. W. Sully presented £2.2s. to the brigade, and promises to donate £5 5s. if ten other townsmen will do the same, for the purpose of enabling the purchase of another fire engine. The brigade also &nbsp; acknowledge the receipt of 25s. from Mr. Fred. Chapple.
Builders' Laborers. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 14 March 1889
Builders Laborers. THE usual weekly meeting of the Builders' Laborers Society and " Accident Fund .was held at.the kiosk last" evening, the » atten- dance being moderate. The vice-president (Mr* Smith) -presided in the ^absence of the.Ipresid«hfc^ importance-waartransacted, but it: was de cicted to take" steps to ensure a better at tendance, in futura.''- The meeting terminated before 9" o'clock: rj ' \ "7;r
Union and Non-Union. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 14 March 1889
Union and Non-Union. THE local branch of the Miners' Asso- &nbsp; ciation recently asked the mine managers whether they were agreeable that the mines on the Barrier should be worked under Union rules. This question was debated by the managers ; and their re- ply to the Association will be that they &nbsp; will not interfere in the matter. They see no reason why they should discharge any man because he is a non-unionist ; neither do they feel disposed to take a man on simply because he is a unionist. This matter is to be further discussed at the next meeting of the Association.
The Mine Managers. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 14 March 1889
The Mine Managers. It is understood that the officers of the Barrier branch of the Mine Managers' Association for the ensuing year were appointed on Tuesday night. Mr. W. H. Mathews, manager of the Round Hill mine, was appointed president ; Mr. W. H. Patton, vice-president; Mr. Z. Lane, secretary; and Mr. W. Harper, &nbsp; treasurer.