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THE REMNANTS OF THE CALVERT EXPEDITION. [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 9 July 1897
THE REMN I NTS OF THE CALVERT EXPEDITION. It is expected tlit- bodies nf the late explorers, Wells and Jones, will arrive in Adelaide on July 12. By arrangement with the Geographical Society and the Government, the remains will be taken to the Exhi bition Building to await the funeral on the following Sunday, July 18 The Actum-Premier has intimated that the Government are anxious to do what they can to manifest the | public regard for the deceased ex | plorers, and all expenses iu counec j tiou with the burial will be borne by the State.
£25,000 FOR A RACEHORSE. [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 9 July 1897
£25.000 FOR A IUOEHOESE. The American millionaire, Marcus i Daly, of Montaua, kuowu as the j Copper Kiiijr, has tnade an offer of ; £25,000 for Galtemore, the winner of the Derby. As the owner of this famous horse has refused £25,000, with contingencies which would make the total £34,000, it is hardly, likely the Copper Kind's liberal offer will he accepted, especially as the St. Lejrcr is at Keudal's sou's uiercy.
MINING. PILBARRA GOLDFIELD. BAMBOO CREEK. BAMBOO CREEK, June 28. [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 9 July 1897
MINING, ? PILBARRA GOLDFIELD. BAMBOO CREEK. (fboji ope own coebxsponpent.) Bamboo Cbf-fk, Jane 28 Only - development work is being carried On on ail the mines. Messrs. G. Boyer and Kelly, and R. Rees arrived during the week with machinery for the Pilharra Goldfields. Limited. The contractors for tire Little DeGrey road are making good progress with the work, four men being employed. Mr. W. Ryan, one of the pioneers of this place and one of the proprietors of the No. 1 Tiinhuctoo mine, has returned to the Creek after an alrsence of two years. It is his intention to take over the man agement of those companies lately super intended by Mr. Jardine. Mr. Ryan is accompanied by Mrs. Ryan.
THE PLAGUE IN INDIA. BRITISH OFFICERS SHOT. [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 9 July 1897
THE PLAGUE IN INDIA. BRITISH OFFICERS SHOT. A serious incident is reported from Bombay. Two British officers de tailed for special duty in connection with the suppressing of the bubonic plague were shot. The condition of aflairs is most critical. It appears a seditious leaflet was widely circulated, in which the un fortunate officers were accused of haviii.iT polluted Indian temples and mosques under the pretext of stamp iug out the plague. A detective, « hile engaged m in vestigating the attack made upon Bombay plagne officials, was him self shot at and severely wounded. A reward of 2,000 rupees has been offered for the arrest of the culprit.
KULLAGINE. NULLAGINE, June 22. [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 9 July 1897
KULLAGINE. (feom ocb own oobbespondent). Nullagink, June 22. Barge consignments of the North West Company's machinery liave latch' arrived, and it is the manager's intention to start the work of erection iro mediately. The conglomerate leases owned by this company never looked better, and on the Success large hunches of ore are being stripped by means of open cuts. With a little more develop ment along the face, and the erection of a tramway line to assist in shifting the mullock, this Jpase will be in a position to turn out 100 tons a week, the lode being large and easily worked, as it runs quite flat into the hill. On the Trinity and Exchange leases work is progn-ssing slowly, as the want of trucks and rails has caused all sinking to be stopped, and onlj' sloping is now going on. The necessary material, how ever, arrived yesterday, and sinking will now l»e resumed. The Barne3'"s Hill lease is looking well, and the manager expects to shortlj' raise a large amount of good-average or...
AN IMPERIAL CONFERENCE. LONDON, June 25. [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 9 July 1897
AN IMPERIAL CONFERENCE. Loudon, June 25. In accordance with Mr. Chamber lain's wish to avail himself of the pr.-seuce of the premiers iu Loudon to hold »n Imperial Conference, con cerning1 which arrangements were recently made, a- meeting was held yesterday ut this Imperial Con ference to discuss a number of im portant questions. It tonic place at the Colonial Office, there being pre sent: Mr. J. Chamberlain, Secretary of State for the Colonies; the Earl of Selborne, Under-Secretary ; Mr. Edward Wingtield, Permanent Under-Secretary; stud Sir John Hramst' ne, Assistant Under-Secre facv ; and the colonial premiers. Mr. Chamberlain was in the chair, and occupied two hours in the delivery of an. important speech, explaining the objects in summoning the confer ence. He was greatly pleased with the response made to his invitation to the colonies to tak,o part in the commemoration of Her Majesty's long reign, aud express'd the hope that there would be some practical result from the gatheri...
MARBLE BAR RACES. FOURTH ANNUAL MEETING. FIRST DAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 9 July 1897
MARBLE BAR RACES. FOURTH ANNUAL MEETING. FlIiST Dat. The town has during the week assumed quite a holiday aspect, and as a result of th*. considerable number of visitors, things have been, comparatively speak ing, quite lively. Wednesday last was thirfirst day of the Marble Bar Race Club's fourth annual meeting, and the weather proved in every respect j propitious. The clouds vthich obscured | the sun in the morning made the atmosphere cool and pleasant, and though later in the day Old Sol asserted himself in most unwintrylike fashion, the heat in no way militated against the j popular enjoyment of the festivities. Every provision had been made for the comfort of the spectators, whilst several tents were erected from which the ladies present might view the various events. The general exemption proclaimed enabled those engaged in mining opera tions to participate, and, though the attendance might be somewhat below last year's, it was nevertheless good, and well representative of the ...
EMPEROR WILHELM AGAIN. [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 9 July 1897
EMPEKOH WILHKLM AGAIN. The Emperor William of Germany has appealed to the Nation to sup port hiin in sternly repressing revo lution, and in punishing everyone who prevents free labourers or uou uuionists from working. Sir George Turner, the Victorian Premier, has «u contemplation the removal «»f the Victorian exhibits in the Imperial Institute to the colony's agent-general's oflice iu the city. President McKiuley has drafted ail arbitration treaty, omitting those features that wpre opposed by the Foreign Committee of the Senate, and winch we're the cause of the ori ginal measure being wrecked.
SECOND DAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 9 July 1897
Second Day. Racing was continued on Thursday, there being again a good attendance. 1 he weather was cool and pleasant, and an enjoyable day was spent by all pre sent. J he fields for the various events were not so large as might be desired, nor as the prize money off-red warranted, but the racing taken upon the whole was good. The principal event of the meeting was the Marble Bar Handicap, and despite the stakes of £125, only three competitors started, the popular sportsman, Mr. T. R, By ass scoring a , win with his bay mare Ivy, not«?th i standing the weight, 9st 41bs, she earned. After the Taiga Taiga Plate had been run. Mr. J. H. Staton, whose Monitor secured second place, entered a protest against the stakes being paid over to Bijou, and against it being con sidered a race, upon the grounds that the proper advertised distance had not been travelled. Mr. Staton's notifica tion, however, was not received within the time limit of fifteen minutes, and was not entertained by tie- ste...
THIRD DAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 9 July 1897
Thied Day. Yesterday was the last day of the nn-eting, the Totalizator and Farewell Handicaps being then run, with the following results:— Totalizator Handicap, of £25; one mile. Forlorn ... ... ... 1 The Coon ... ... ... 2 Pilot 3 Forlorn and The Coon ran to the last quarter together, when Forlorn came away and won easily. Beaver being a bad last. Time, lmin 53sec. Farewell Handicap, of £25; six fur longs. Bijou ... ... ... ... 1 Thistle ... ... ... ... 2 Brouzewing ... ... ... 3 All got away to a good start, Thistle if anything having the advantage. Filter ing the straight Bijou came away and won easily with a good bit to spare. Time, lmin 22sec.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 9 July 1897
} AUCTIONEER, ACCOUNTANT, INING- and GENiiUAL COM MISSION AGENT, Eraticisstreef, MARBLE 13 A II. Rents and Debts Collected. Accounts accurately kept. Books Audited. All kinds of agencies undertaken. Correspondence and Telegrams promptly attended to. Agent for Ahearn A Hay's Coach be tween Marble Bur-and Nulisgine. j^JARBLE BAB SADDLE AND HARNESS FACTORY, Erandsst., Marble Bar, Good useful Harness, Leather, Saddles, always on hand; also quantity of good racing material. All repairs neatly executed, with the utmost possible dispatch. BAN BARKER, Manager. S. Tuidall and Co. BOOK-KEEPERS AND AUDITORS. Accounts Collected. Commissions Executed. MARBLE BAB ! -• ; CAMELS!! QUICK TRIPS. TTAV1NG commenced business as XI PASBIEBS, trading between i CONDON and MABBLE BAB, and between OTHJEB POKTS (a6 desired) and ! tlieVABIOUS MINING TOWNSHIPS, ] yreane now readyto CONVEY MKK CHANDTSKof all descriptions, at current rater, with all possible 'expedition from Condon To Marble Bar, or as may be arr...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 9 July 1897
THE Nor'-West Steam Lighter Co., LIMITED. Coseack to Condon and Intermediate Ports. THE S.S. CROYDOH (Capt. F. Fbakck) W ILL make regular trips from COS SACK to CON DO X and vice versa, calling at all INTERMEDIATE POETS as inducement offers. First-class accommodation for passengers For freight or passage, apply to GALBRAITH & CO., Agents, Cossack, or TEAINE & RAYNElt, Condon Agents. Jubilee Hotel, ROEBOURNE. H. OSBORN Proprietor, None but the best Wines, Beers, Spirits, and Cordials kept. A well-lighted Billiard Table. Loose Boxes for Baceliorses. Careful and attentive Ostlers. Leap Year Inn. Charles Bassett, Proprietor. G OOD Accommodation for all classes of Visitors. Single Bed Booms. Pirlonrand Bedrooms for families. Good Table kept. Only the Best Brands of Wines, Beers and Spirits kept in stock. BASSETT BROS., Contractors for the Bamboo Creek-Marble Bar, Marble Bar-Condon, and Cundon Boebourne, and also the Hoebjurne— Forteseue Mail Services. The Mail Coach leave...
DISTRICT NEWS. WESTERN SHAW. WESTERN SHAW, June 30. [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 9 July 1897
DISTRICT NEWS. WESTERN SHAW. (FEOM A COEBKSPPKDEKX). Westeun Shaw, June 30. Un Saturday, ubout an inch of ram fell, and this causi-d all the creeks and gu)lies to run. Yesterday, Tuesday, a nice steady, soaking rain came down the whole day, and this will do a vast amount of good, as water was getting very scarce in this neighbourhood, whilst the feed had l»een dried up. Already a decided change is noticeable, the hills and gullies looking quite verdant. Western Shaw Mails.—Gomplaints are continually reaching us regarding the very primitive mail arrangements at Western Shaw, One correspondent, in particular, has lately written concern ing the irregularity which characterises the delivery ot liis letters and papers. He informs us the hag that contains the mail is generally un empty 50IW flour hag, and this is fastened by a piece of string, with which there can lie no se curity whatever. Some reliable person should lie selected at this place es deputv-postmaster, and to him the mail ba...
LOCAL AND GENERAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 9 July 1897
IjOCAL and general. Visitors.—:Two former well .known residents of Marble Bar are at present On a visit to the town, via Mr. VY. P. EYancis, for a considerable time manager ! of the Stray Shot, who proposes to stay a "few »eeks, and Mr. J. H. Church, " who comesfrom B obonrne. , Toe Races.—The wreck has been that; of the racing arpivnl, and in conse-j -guence Marble Bar was.visited by many residents of outside localities. Every— ; thing passed oft' well. An unpleasant feature of the meeting was the nuiulier of protests eaten-d against various win ners, and the Taiga Taiga Plate incident which we believe, notwithstanding the Stewards decision, has not yet been definitely settled. The sfcewnrds and officers of th« clah exerted themselves to the utmost to make the gathering an enjoyable one, and although there was considerable ill-feeling in certain quar ters, they upon the whole, suceeed&lt;-d A word «f praise is due to Mr. A. E. Purser, clerk of the scales, for the ! highlv e...