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CALVERT SEARCH PARTIES. THE PARTICULARS OF MR. RUDALL'S TRIP. [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 16 July 1897
CALVERT SEARCH PARTIES. THE PARTICULARS OF MR. RUDALL'S TRIP. Is a former issue we reported the return of Mr. W. F. Rud;i!I, leader of one of the expeditions that went in search of the missing Calvert explorers, and his party, to Braeside station after au ab sence in the desert of three months. Mr. Rudall, it will be remembered, was un successful in finding the. remains of the missing men, he hardly going far enough to the North, as later develop ments proved. After getting some dis- > tnnce out, his camels were poisoned, and being almost out of provisions he turned to the westward as he could hear noth ing of Wells having bppn in that locality consequent!}' the conclusion was arrived at that he had succeeded in finding the bodies of Wells and Jones to the north ward, as Rudall knew the lost explorers had gone in that direction. The original intention of the party was to visit Joanna Springs and fix their position, but owing to the camels being poisoned a delay of nearly a week w...
AN IMPERIAL CONFERENCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 16 July 1897
an imperial conference. At the Colonial Conference in London on Tuesday, Mr. Chamber lain raised the question of preferen tial trade i-elations, bnt only in general terms. The premiers agreed to recommend a renewal of the agreement with the Imperial Govern ment in connection with the Auxili ary Squadron, but have come to the conclusion that it is premature to consider the question of making a larger contribution towards the navy. Later. The Colonial Conference has dis cussed the New Hebrides question. It was pointed out to the premiers that there was no chance of altering the present conteutiou between Eng land and France, as both countries ■were pledged against annexation.
THE NULLAGINE RACES. THE NOMINATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 16 July 1897
THE N ULLAGINE RACES. THE NOMINATIONS. Hie following are (be nominations for the four principal crests at the Nullagine club's, meeting, commencing on 11th of August:— IVULULGIKK GoLDFIKLD HaKDICAP. The Coon Thistle Irj Durable InTerary Monitor Flfie Diamond Grain Sijon Wild flower The Forlorn Pilot CosGtoxmiE HtSDiar. The Coon Thistle Ivy Durable Invrrary Monitor Elfle Diamond Gram Bijou Wildflower The Forlorn Pilot Johnnie Sam Fxaino Hahdicap. The Coon Bronacwing Thistle Iry Elfie Monitor Bijou Wildfiower Morgan Johnnie Sam Pilot The Forlorn PlJBUCAKS* PlTHSK. The Coon Bronaewing Thistle Ivy Elfie Monitor Bijou Wildflower Morgan The Forlorn Johnnie Sam Pilot
SPORTING. THE TURF. BAMBOO CREEK RACES. WEIGHTS FOR THE THREE HANDICAPS [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 16 July 1897
SPORTING. THE TURF. BAMBOO GREEK RACES. WEIGHTS FOR THE THREE HANDICAPS At MarUe Bar on Saturday evening last by the hcuodicapper, Mr. M. Corbett, the folloving weights for the three most important races at the Bamboo Creek meeting, commencing Wednesday next, I Here declared :— Ptoxkek Stakeb Cne and a quarter miles. Itt 9 7 Elfie 7 8 Bijou ... 9 7 The Coon ... 7 7 Jnrenuy ... 9 5 Thistle ... 7 6 Durable ... 8 0 Bang 7 5 Monitor ... 7 11 Johnnie Sam 7 0 Pilot 7 8 Flying Handicap. Six fhrlongs. I*y ... 9 7 Morgan ... 7 8 Bijou ... 9 7 Thistle ... 7 6 Inreraiy ... 9 0 The Coon ... 7 5 Pilot 7 11 Bang 7 3 Monitor ... 7 10 Johnnie Sam- 7 0 Elfie 7 9 Bamboo Cesee Handicap. One and a half miles. Irj 9 7 Pilot 7 5 Jnrerary ... 9 5 Morgan ... 7 5 Bijou 9 4 Bang 7 5 Durable ... 8 0 The Coon ... 7 4 Monitor ... 7 10 Johnnie Sam 7 0 Elfie 7 7
THE COLONIES AND THE NAVY. [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 16 July 1897
THE COLONIES AND THE NAVY. Tbe Chancellor of the Exchequer, in an address delivered on Wednes day last, poiuted oat that, while Great Britain expended twenty-two millions sterling annually on her navy, the colonies, with a population of abont ten millions, only paid a few thousand pouuds. This, he said, could not continue, as a permanent settlement of their relation. He could not believe the colonies woold shirk their responsibility in this matter.
TROUBLE IN INDIA. [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 16 July 1897
TROUBLE 12? IKDIA. The native journals ot Bombay and Poonab tire incitiug the natives to tnnrder plague officers, and are nlso instigating a revolution against the soldiery, whom they accuse of out raging native women, of insulting their religion, and plundering masques and temples. A punitive police force is occupy ing Poouab. Serious rioting is also taking place in Chimpur, and the military are parading the streets. Tfaemob are defiant and discontented. The trouble is said to have arisen from some of the officials haviug, in the opinion of the natives, profaned oue of their mosques.
TELEGRAMS. THE EASTERN TROUBLES. GREECE AND TURKEY. [BY CABLE] LONDON, July 2. [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 16 July 1897
TELEGRAMS. The Eastern Troubles. GREECE AND TURKEY. [by cable] London, July 2. The "Times" considers the out look in Soath-east Earope is im proving, and an early settlement of the Tnrkish war claims is expected. July 3. A report from Athens states the Turks have arrested and sent to Ealosia, in Macedonia, three of the most prominent citizens of Larissa, for opposing' a petition praying for the maintenance of Ottoman rule in Thessaly. Fresh disturbances are reported from Crete. The Moslems, being unable to obtain rations, raided the district ontside the cordon formed by European troops, and killed seven Christians, bnrniug several villages. The raiders lost ten men.
TELEGRAMS. THE QUEEN'S JUBILEE. THE NAVAL REVIEW. WITHOUT A PARALLEL IN HISTORY. [BY CABLE.] LONDON, July 2. [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 16 July 1897
TELEGRAMS. THE QUEEN'S JUBILEE. THE NAVAL REVIEW. WITHOUT A PARALLEL IN HISTORY. £be cable.] London, July 2. Every vessel taking part in the re cent naval review was outlined at night by electric lamps. At a given signal these were turned on instantly, and so 1 lent for miles around a blaze of light the effect being entrancing. The review was a remarkable success, no liitch nor accident of any kind occur ring throughout the day or night to mat j the proceedings. ! Enormous crowds witnessed the dis-1 play from the shore and the enthusiasm both on land and sea was indescribable. The colonial Premiers were splendidly received and were deeply impressed with the magnificent spectacle. American newspapers are unanimous in their admiration of the sight pr-t^ aented by the British fleet daring the naval review on Saturday last. They ■declare the ■strength and splendour of j England's navy is without parallel in history. What most impressed their j representatives was the fact that the natio...
A RAILWAY WANTED. [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 16 July 1897
A JtAILWAY WANTED. An enthusiastic meeting lias been held at JBulong for the. purpose of im pressing upon the Government the ur gent necessity for the construction of a railway between Kalgoorlie and that centre. The Kalgoorlie Municipal Council has decided to support the construction of a j railway from Kalgoorlie to Bulong, via [ Ballajundie, Consaid, and Golden liide.
MINING. PILBARRA GOLDFIELD. [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 16 July 1897
MINING, PILBARRA GOLDFIELD. The Department of Mines has issued in small compass some statistics regard ing this province's gold-mining industry during 1896. According to this pamphlet the total quautity of gold exported during the year mentioned was 281,265 ozs, besides which, it is estimated a large amount was sent out of the colony with out registration. Of this 281,265ozs, Pilbarra Gol.ifield is credited ll,810ozs. The number of men engaged in mining operations is set down at 20,818, and of these 1,150 are credited to Pilbarra, and 450 to West Pilbarra goldtields ; or, taking these two fields together, they contain about one-thirteenth of the men engaged in Westralian mining. The total yield of gold in this colony to date is calculated at 967.625ozs, of which Pilbarra produced 114,278, which, taking into account the comparatively small amount of practical prospecting as yet done, must be considered highly satis factory. We are indebted to the courtesy of Mr. H. Pierssene, Barrack...
GENERAL. PERTH, July 3. [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 16 July 1897
GENERAL. Pertii, July 3. lhe hody of Charles Anderson, v.ho was drowned in the Swan River on Sat urday through the swamping of a barge was recovered yesterday morning. Mr. L. A. Wells, leader of the Cal vert expedition is expected to arrive in Fremantleto-day by the steamer Flinders He is accompanying the remains of the two ill-fated explorers, Wells and Jones.
NULLAGINE. NULLAGINE, July 5. [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 16 July 1897
NULLMJINE. (fboh oub own cobrespokdekt). Nullagixe, July 5. Some good discoveries have lately' l»een trade out at the Cajeput, and several leases were taken up, all of which are ou good gold, 3 to 4 ounce stone be ing reported. On the Conglomerate leases the same amount of development is going on, and all the shows are turning out well. The Nor'-West Cos. battery lteing now nearly all on the ground, the work of erection will be immediately proceeded with. The Barney's Hill leases have just put a crushing of 70 tons through the Syndicate battery for a yield of 85 ozs. At the clean up after the above con glomerate crushing, 16 small diamonds were found in the battery boxes. The manager reports Barney's Hill to be looking well. Everybody here is pleased to note that good notice has been given of the general exemption at race time, and there will be few who will not avail themselves of it
MARBLE BAR. [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 16 July 1897
MARBLE BAR. A find of asbestos of commercial value and in abundant quantity has, we are informed, been made on the Turner, by Robert Candy, who has taken up a lease and proposes thoroughly testing it A leader carrying good gold has been found at Pinandinna, al»out ten miles from Towranna by Clarke and another. The particulars to hand so far are rather meagre. A farther crushing of fifteen tons will shortly be put through the battery from Farrington's Reward claim, nnd is ex pected to average well. We learn there is every probability of this property shortly changing hands, negotiations be ing now in progress.
GENERAL NEWS. LONDON, July 7. [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 23 July 1897
GENERA^ NEWS. London, July 7. Messrs. D. nod W. Murray, the well known.-*, Australian suft poods merchants. - are converting their bnsiness into a limited liability com pany, upon the Loudon market. July 8. Gray's starting-machine has been given a trial at Newmarket, and this proved highly satisfactory. The iron ship Avenger, which re cently put into Port Louis, Mau ritius, jn a disabled condition, is now discharging her cargo. The column! wool sales opened in London on Tuesday, prices being firm. . Terrible floods are reported from the south of France. and the dam age to property is Estimated at 200,000,000 fraucs. Two huudred persons have been drowned. Sir John Forrest is to leave Lon don on July 23. Mr. James Huddart, contractor fur the New Zealand—San Fraucisco mail service, has offered to increase the speed of the service to 14 knuts, conditionally npon him receiviug an increased subsidy.