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Mining Items. [Newspaper Article] — Delegate Argus and Border Post — 27 February 1896
SHamleg Items The Pambula Golden Diorite Company have taken over tho battery which ia fsitu atad at Lochiel, and at which the Austral Junction Company erected, a cyanide plant. Tho battery started crushing again this week, after a long spell, on Robert son and Donnelly's quartz, from Jingera. A number of new bauds were put on tho Pambula Company's mino this week. Thoro aro threo ohifta of men now sinking a working shaft at tho Great Victory mino, Pambula. The men aro all tho timo in a -considerable amount of water, and aro being paid an extra rate of wages. The volume of v/ctor bo comes greator with every foot sunk. It is intonded to opon the south level when down another 50ft, wheio it is' oxpectod to cut Falliner'tt original ahoot. Tho gold fever haa again caught on at Cnninghame (says the correspondent of tho Bairnsdalo Advertibkr), and a syn dicate haa beon formed and a party sent out to Nowa Nowa to try that part of the country, and tho question is whether the reef is n. payabl...
Chinese New Year. [Newspaper Article] — Delegate Argus and Border Post — 27 February 1896
Chinese New Year. . (By K. Scixlemstlo Cleuoudywt.) Forgive ufl, should we orr, for oven a leaidont of China Town, used to the rum ways of the sons of ' for Cathay,' makes a mistako in broad daylight as to the carrying of the drum aud gong, in an article in a paper of a neighbouring Village Wh'en hn errs, shall not wo bo liable to do so ? Novortholes3, wo shall ' ' present thingB exactly as exactly aa we «;an. ? Our well-known love of seclusion and dislike of pushing ouveolvca forward makes us use the editorial ' wo' instead. .of tho porsonal ' I.'- As ovetybody knows, tho Chinese keopr their New Yoar celebration going, for a fortnight, eating, drinking, gambling, smoking, laughing, singing, and having a bully tinio genorally, aa thoy say in the classics, though somohow wo fancy that a certain domestic quadruped, now used largely as manure, is afraid to show !her feline head for a considerable time afterwards. Now to business. Wo Bhall not de scribe Craiffie, and all about the New Y...
A CREEP IN FRENCH [Newspaper Article] — Delegate Argus and Border Post — 27 February 1896
';. A CREEP IN FRENCH MTMTCS ? - 'Great excitement has- been caused in tho - jarrondissement of A'sia, in the Depart jment of Gard, France, owing to the ;fact that the Goulfro Mountain mine8 jhavo- 'been for sometime slipping ai tho 'rate of 1 Gin. daily. The railway (tho SaintGermandes iFo'88'e and Nimes) is thieatonod with jdestruction, as are abo hundreds of buildings. ??.---.- The'railway traffic hao been diverted bv the construction of a loop line, which 'has, However, ? turned tho course of tho River. Levade. and destroyed tho -water 'supply of the town of Grand Combo La, 'I'is6, n'e'ar Alais.
A TERRIBLE FIRE. [Newspaper Article] — Delegate Argus and Border Post — 27 February 1896
A TERRIBLE FIRE. A fire Broke out on Wednesday night ija« a building in which ;'an artists' ball was being held at Sautarem, a town 4G milea from Lisbon. .On the alarm- being given, a panic occurred among '\h» guests, and many leaped from the windows of tho burning building into the street. Firemen madp attemptsto'rescue-lh'o people from the building, but , thoy were overtaken by tho \ flames and several perished. ' ? -Theloso of; life was great, but the exacJr number burned cannot at present ; ba! ascertained. :iSo- far 43 corpses have *». ? been recovered. ??? ; .' ? ^ ;.? ' * ' Dom Carlos, King of Portugal, is per ispnally visiting and.condolicg with the -i 'bereaved' families. ^ y ^
Laws Relating to Newspapers. [Newspaper Article] — Delegate Argus and Border Post — 27 February 1896
Laws Relating to Newspapers.- ; y--. 1. If subscribers order the discontinu anco of their periodicals, the publisher may continuo to send them till arrears aro paid. 2. If oubacribars refuse or neglect to take poriodicalo from tbo post office or . .-: other placo to which they are directed, they are hold responsible until thoy havo sottlcd tboir bills and ortlered the periodi- ,. cola to bo discontinued. ' ';?? 3. If subscriboio move to other locali- .,..,' ties without informing tbo publishers, ? 'r .': and their papers aro cent to their former .. V; ..: direction, the oubecriboro are responsible.. . 4. The courts havo decided that ' re- ; fusing to talie periodicals from tho office * k or removing or leaving them uncalled 1 for, is prima facioevidenco of intentional „? fraud.' 5. If subecribero pay in advance for a periodical, thoy are bound to givo no tice to. the .publishers at tho end of the time that th'ey do not wish to continue taking it, otherwise the publishes is *.r autho...
THE TRANSVAAL. [Newspaper Article] — Delegate Argus and Border Post — 27 February 1896
TIES TRANSVAAL. Dr. Letds, tbe Transvaal Secretary of ..,;? State, who is-now on a visit to Holland,.. ?; considers it improbable that President Kruger will visit' London to confer witb. British Ministers on matters affecting the : Transvaal. . ? Dr. Jameson, who raided the Transvaal... ie-to be iinmsdiatelv tried bv courtmar tial , he being an officer of her Majosty the Queen. On landing at Malta Dr. Jameson was formally arrested. ?? During the- voyage from-.South Africa he took' hia meals in the second saloon of the steamer, 'an' i declined to join io. any oi the cusiomary pleasures of the passengers.' '?' ' ?' Tlio Boar newspapers in tho Transvaal1 stato' tliat 'President Krugor intends tc- call a spocial meeting of tho . Volksraad to obtain ^ formal jaancticn to his propoBod/ ^ visit t- England' ? f^. ' 'The- prindnero arrested at the instance of the Transvaal Government in connec tion with the' -reform' movement and Dr. Jameson's raid have bean interned in a private- house 'atP...
FICTION. MARGUERITE'S HERITAGE. CHAPTER XI. (Continued). [Newspaper Article] — Delegate Argus and Border Post — 27 February 1896
FICTION. MARGUERITE'S HEKITAGE. Bv Mbs. Gkobqik Sheldon. CHAPTER XI. (Continued). ' I have a bright little book, Mies Arnold, which I think would intereat you ; may I send it up?' ho asked, as he draw on his glovou. 'Yob, indeed ; ploaao do,' sho said eagerly. ? I am tired of driving in tho park,' Mnrguorito replied, inertly. «I know every inch of ground there, and thia dnving about without any object, aave to Mil timo, is very woarieome to mo.' ' You aro right,' i)r. Alexander thoughtfully replied ; then aa an idea ouddonly occurred to him, ho added : ' May I give you an object, and thus accomplish a double amount ot goo&F' Marguorito looked up, herfaco assum ing an expression of keen interest, and he knew that ho mi^ht ask her to do anyt ling he wished, if it would only Gervo to help hor to forgot herself. 1 Certainly yon may ; it would be a boon indood if I could feel that I was of the slightest uoa to a oinglo porGon in tho world,' sho answered, with pathetic earnsstnoEQ...
Postal notes. [Newspaper Article] — Delegate Argus and Border Post — 27 February 1896
.Postal motes. . The public aro now afforded the oppor- '' tunity of transmitting small suma of money through the Post within the colony, and to Queensland, Victoria South Australia, and Tasmania, by means of Postal Note3. Postal Notes of the follnw;n; ? 1..-_ may bo obtained at any Monoy Orden. Office in the colony on payment of the - p6uudage speuiiied in connection there- ' ' with': — '? ? ? r \ Valuo Poundage Value P'dVe s d d s d ,*- ^ 1 J. } « 0 . J ^ rV 1.0 1 7 « 2 2 0 1 io o 3 - 3 0 1 i5 o t 4- .0 1 . 20 0 4,'- New South Wales Notes when paid in the other colonies named, and those of such colonies when paid in New 8outh Wales, will bo subject to a chargo equal to the pouodago payable for Notes Qf similar value en the paying colony. Persons may remit odd pence up'to 5d by affixing unoblitorntcd postage utanips to ? tho face of tho Postal Notes, and tho .valuo of tho stumpo 'affixed thereto will be paid on preuontation. ' ' ' A Postal Noto may bo crossed, and the postmaster sh...
Cable Items. DYNAMITE EXPLOSION. [Newspaper Article] — Delegate Argus and Border Post — 27 February 1896
iDa^e Items. :/Xi^ j^FliOM- THE DAIME8.] ;. ' ; DYNAMITE- EXPLOSION, A fearful- . explosion- of dynamite oc cure'd on Wednesday in one of the suburbs of Jbha'p.nesbnrg, chiefly occupiod by the poorer residents of the place. Hundreds' of houses wero blown to nieces, and i' is supposed tlsat there was an enormouo loss of' life. Oao hundred police are engaged search ing the ruined buildings for bodies. Every window within a large area was smashed by the violence of the explosion. ? ? Further; dotails which have been re ceived with respect to tho dynamite ; explosion at Johannesburg show that it occurred at a siding on the railway. Eight trucks loaded .with dynamite WGra.beidgskunteii, when the explosion took place. ' ''?''''. J,* ' ? Every house withiu an area of naif a raile was destroyed. Por*v corpses have up to tho present been recovered in the ruined buildings, but this doeB not? by any- means indicate^ the loss of life, as the search for the bodies of. victims had scarcely begun ...
His Joke or Hers? [Newspaper Article] — Delegate Argus and Border Post — 27 February 1896
His Joke or fillers?' A.: certain clubman, who attempted to -pi|ay a practical joko, was nonplussed in' 'a,1 very unexpected way. Ho says, ?'. I am very particular about fastening, -h;3 doors and windows of my house. I -do not: intend to leave themopen at nights as an invitation ?' to burglars to enter. .Yoa-'Ee'e, I was robbed onco m that way last yoar, and I never moan to be again ; /so when I go to hed I liko to. ho sure' thnt every- door and window ; is1 securely fastened. 'Last winter my wife engaged a big, strong country girl, and -the new-comer was very careloss about- the doors at night. On two or three occadions I camo down, stairs to find a window up or the back door unlocked. I cautioned her, but it did no good. I therefore deter mined to : frighten her. I got some false whiskers, .and one night about eleven o'clock, I crept .down . the back stairs to the- kitchen,, whore she was. She had turned down the., gas, and was in her. chair. rby the . /ire fast asleep, aa I could...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Delegate Argus and Border Post — 27 February 1896
NOTICE. ANY PERSON found trespassing or inter fering with Stock on the Junction. or Glunroy Buna will bo proeecueed without re Bpect to persona. ** 26/2/90. ' A. M. WBIGHT. NOTICE. IN future my SEPARATED BUTTER will be forwarded regularly «very tiaturdoy to Mb BOOTH, who is my sole ascent in Ddle«ft'-e H.D.NICHOL. '? Bewioo Park, T E M D IS ffi §. rUBNUERS will ho r-ceived np till Mafch JL ' 8kd tor tho orootion of about 2 LI1I03 of 4-B*il Chook & Lott Fonoing at Glenroy, Tho lowest or any tender not necHOoarily accoptod. A. fll. WKIGHT. - Jjralegate, 26/2/96. ' ' Jl Grand Concert .-' Will beheld in the ' ASSEMBLY MUtJLL, TO-NIGHT, Thursday^ the S7th February, 1 I — IW AID OI1— Bepaire to the PRESBYTERIAN CHUBC?. * , SPLENMP PKOGRAMME. ADMISSION, 2«. and 1b. Doors open at 7.80. Concert at 8 punctually. , v , , ' ?- E. BOOTH, 7 'Joint , W. S. EEBBYjSeoo. I PJtBIJEilid DUKE ' ' Surgical and Mechanical '. ♦' DENTIST,, CWIIA. M' R.DUKE will'vioit BMEtEQ^TE periodically. Nest vis...
Cricket. DELEGATE v. TOMBONG. [Newspaper Article] — Delegate Argus and Border Post — 27 February 1896
Cricket* DELEGATE v. TOMBONG. On Saturday last a team representing tho Delegate Crickot Club journejed to Tom bong to meet the I'nmbon^ CO. in a return match on their o ? n vvioket The dtiy was very warm until the afterno n, whon an extiemelj cold bioozo spiang up, rendering play somowhat unpleasant. The Tombonj^itea had dotorrained tomako the outing an enjoyable ono both for cricketors and' spectators. A largo booth had bean buile specially for the1 occasion and proved a great convenience- — an ex ample which tho Delegate Club might imitate with advantage. Wo understand that this wa3 tho first match played on the'grburid, which no doubt accounted to' a certain degree for tho largo nutabei1 of spectators pre&ent; among whom, were a' goodly number of ladies, ' who appeared to evinco quito 'e,s much interest in the game as member- of the sterner sexw Mr. M. Goodman, of Delegate,, very gonorously otterod a valuable oilver monntcd pipa as a trophy to th& highest scorer o...
Fitful Notes. [Newspaper Article] — Delegate Argus and Border Post — 27 February 1896
JPitftil $?tes/ [By Orpheus.] Xxbm:— 'Dr. Naneon haa reached the North'Fote,' and found -if b- teira firma ' ThiB'is'ftbo purport of a sensational item ?convAyed to us 'by tho c&bleman In 'legettd&ry fetories tho J^orth Polo was rising fr-tm a waste ot nno\v. lint it i ?after all-a rogion of laud, und geographi cal enthuViabts and excited scientists will heave a nigh of relief. So many dauntless exploreis have pofiahe ? in the ?attempt to ruach tho northern extremity Of tfaa earth, and adventurer after adven turer Las' returned from the ice-bound ' territory dismayed, that the discovery 6£ ''the exact location of the North Pole ap 1 ? peorod an impossible triumph. .. But how all that ia settled, and 'there' will not' he k&y moro heart-burnings in jieograptiical ?circles 'because the oyo of muii never spied out tho North Polo and t;e voice 'I' :Vr'V^?' ihVBarQe individual never echoed in the : ,' V'^ petrified locality. 'Wo all know that the 'Ml'; .:?/ .''??'....
Fun and Fancy. [Newspaper Article] — Delegate Argus and Border Post — 27 February 1896
Fun and Fancy. An Irish paper advertises, 'Wanted on able-bodied man as a washerwoman*' ?-. Married mon, like candles, often go out at night, and leave their husbands in ihe dark as to their -whereabouts. By the old BACHEi-on. — When two , a-irla meot, they Ides. When two young aen meot, they don't. That shows who ?wants kissing the worst. A man, it is stated, '. has just died from ihe oacosaivo use of tobacco agedono hundred $f ears.' DcaleiB should be ar zested and' heavily lined for selling to bacco aged one hundred years. ' What iB the meaning of a back-biter P ' asked a gontloman at a Sunday-school , axkoiination. ThiB was a puzzler. It went down the olasa until it came to a simple urchin, who said, ' PerhapB it iBa flea.' Lady (giving ah apple to a little boy) : 'Give this apple to one of us three here ' whom you think the handsomest.' The boy looked foi a momout 'at all three ladies, took the applo — and ate it. It is now announced, on tho authority of that ' eminent phyeicia...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Delegate Argus and Border Post — 27 February 1896
PUBLIC NOTICE. ,,. Charles 'Coinriions, HORSE SIIOER AND, * GENERAL BLACKSMITH, -n 'lteriSHES to notify hia y&k tf% TV many Customers, £//&$&?? ? and 'the General Public, jLji^uJL. 'ha* D6 nas purchased a M^rTg^ large atook oflRONMON M^JX*Hf!H% GERY, comprising — Pioke, ^t^Jt^jBytR, tocka.Hoe-*. Axee, Plough ' ^iwF-5 'if*'1-? ^heol° and Sharos, Mould ^-*6fiL*^u-' Boards and Solo Plates, Waggon and Buggy Bojco3, Buggy Poles and Shafts, complete with monntings, and ia now prepared to executo ALL ORDERS entrusted to hia care on tho SupivrnsT Notice. AL& RcrilKS TO VKHICLIvS A SPECIALITY. One trial will convince you that in all branches of tho Trade. ESTABLISHED 1870. DELEGATE SMITHY. Robert Watling, PRIZE HORSE-SHOEfe and * General Blacksmith, WHILE returning thanks for tho liberal patronage accorded him in the past,' . g- vrioho3 to inform the reai * 4^|^ a denta ofj£!pjogato and .aur |, %ttJ&t\ founding districts that all jcOcSsPfea work entrus...