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A Narrow Escape. HOBART, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 18 March 1889
A Narrow Escape. ; .- . ' - HOBABT, Monday. Thé nail train from Launceston had a narr^iriscapo froin destruction yesterday ' mornintl; I The 'driver, when entering îfixton Bridge, noticed a pla"k across the rails, apparently placed there. Investigation, however, proved that it had in all probability blown there during a gale which occurred on Saturday even- ing. ?-- . c- ; -."r-.
Husband and Wife. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 18 March 1889
Husband and Wife. JESSIE BENNETT did not appear in the &nbsp; local court this morning to prosecute her case against her husband Thomas Ben- nett for assault, and the case was conse- quently struck out. This man has recently been released from imprisonment, and when before the court last week on a charge of bad language, stated that when he returned to his house after this compulsory absence, he found his wife in the amorous companionship of another man, which naturally moved the husband to wrath. The police stated this morning that the wife did not want to press the charge of assault.
STRAY NOTES. OUR MILK SUPPLY. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 18 March 1889
STRAY NOTES. - OUR MILK SUPPLY. i SOME time ago a good deal was, written havingreferehce to the specialappointment" of a municipal officer to inspect dairies and milk supplies, with power to call to.^ his assistance a reognised chemist or analyst. Nothing, however, appears to have been done in the matter, which is of such vast importance that reference to it again is not only excusable; but absolutely a duty: Possibly the dairies and yards of Broken Hill may be the personification of clean- liness. Stonie of them I am led to believe.: ar.e ; but theAOWpliments regardingTothers are sp numerous and corroborative that even the. moat charitable cannot but conclude that they are not all that can be desired. Li other caaes complaints are made that the water with which the cows are supplied is polluted to a degree which one shudders to think of. Moreover some of the milk, or rather the article sold as milk, is palpably an adulteration. Heaven knows with what horror it is adulterated ! Taki...
Leniently Dealt With. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 18 March 1889
Leniently Dealt With. MR. GOWER P.M., presided in the police &nbsp; &nbsp; court this morning, and several indivi- duals were brought before him, charged with having been found drunk by the police in the public streets. William Nicholson was found lying helpless in Argent-street on Saturday night and having had the stupidity of his conduct pointed out to him, was sent about his business with the admonition not to get drunk again. An elderly man named James Williams, who had previously &nbsp; offended, was discovered in a similar &nbsp; plight on Saturday night, and he also was discharged with a caution. Richard Crowder, on bail, pleaded guilty to having been drunk in Iodide-street. He ex- pressed contrition, and the bench said 'I'll let you go this time, but take care &nbsp; you don't come before me again.' Joseph Antonio could not say anything in defence of himself when charged with having been drunk and disorderly in Argent-street yesterday,...
Beginning Early. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 18 March 1889
Beginning Early. WINIAM PAINTER, a lad of nineteen, who has previously been convicted of drunken- ness before - the local bench, was brought up beforeMr. Gower, P.M., thia morning, having - been found intoxicated in - the street« on Saturday. The magistrate expressed surprise that, one so .youthful should show so lamentable a tendency;and ordered that the lad pay a fine of 10s or be locked up for 24 hours. "A hard day's-wood-cutting would do you good," added the bench. :' Thè Sultan, H. M.^-warship, ^'cannot be shifted from the rocks upon which she has' struck near Malta.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 18 March 1889
__Directory. '"' 11 A A. BRICÉ ¿nd CO., Produce Mel r"-*fä»imt and"Auctioneers, Blende-st.* A KM8TRONG. H. C. , Coniülting »nd A, Operative Ohenrifo ArgëiiHtrëé£' DOAN BROS., Drapers »nd Clöthien, ?P Argetó-ttréet. _ ' ' BRICKNELL BROS., Bakers, Caterers , »nd Confectioners, Argent-street. LEDGB . RUPERT, Consulting lemitV 40 years' experience,. Árgent-«fre&lt;tfoqth, ., ., . ,,. BERTHY, J., Hairdresser and Tobac conkt,; Afgent-Btreet. LARK and HALL, Solicitor!, &c , c Argent-street; . : HARSLET and CLARK, Share ? i brokers, Exchange, Argent-street. COPLEY, Jij Blabkaniithy Wheel- wright, Livery and Bait Stablesi Oxide-Street._ U RIEU, W; F., Grocer and Tea Dealer, opposite Reaerve, Argent sCrtet.1 -fctiENTON Aili) KNIGHT,; Plain and er Fáñtiy LétUr-préM Printers, Arg«** a**eet¿ " -? EDDES, PREST, and ÄUUJfctJNtt* Ironmongery and Timber Merchants, Argent-street I OLD8WORTH; R. F., Grocers and Fruiterer!, Argent-street Sooth. JACKMAN; H. I¿, Architect* Garring ton Cha...
NOTICE OF MAILS. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 18 March 1889
NOTICE OF MAILS. To AND FROM A nm.Atna.-Leave Ade- laide 6.15 a.m. and 2.0. p.m., except Saturday!. . Arrive Broken HOL S.25 a.m. .and 7.50 a.m. except Mondays. Leave Broken Mill, 7.0 -p.m. >%nd 10 p.m., except Saturdays. Arrive Adelaide, L26 p.m. and 8.45 p.m., except Monday«. I Euiiown.-Léate Broken Hill, Tuesday and Friday, 10.30 auñ/j^arrive Euriowie, 6.30 p.m. Leave Euriowie, Wednesday and Satur- day, 9 a.m. ; arrive Broken Hill, ! 5.30 p.m. Arrive Broken Hill, Thursday and Sun- day, 5.30 p.m. ROUND HIM..-Leave Broken Hill daily i (Sunday excepted), 10 a.m. : arrive *^ ' Bound Hill,' Ix-; ¿.in; Leave Bound Hill, 4 p.m.; arrive Broken Hill, 5.30. p.m. -MT.-GIPPS.-Leave Broken Hill, Mon- day, Tuesday, TT~ursday¿ and Satur- day, 10 a.m., 12.15 p.m:; arrive Mt. Gipps, 12.15 p.m.: Leave Mt.'Gipps; Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, -and Friday, 3 p.m.; arrive Broken HilK ' Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, arid Friday. 5.30. p.m. BROKEN HILL RAILWAY STATION (BIS- HOP'S STORE.)-^Leave'Broken. Hi...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 18 March 1889
Amusements. GRAND FREE BALL AND SUPPER - i V : WILL BB HELD HT WAKE'S CARRINGTON HALL, car ' Wednesday, March 20. Tickets on application st Hotel! Good Music and efficient M.C. Dancing ta commence at 8 o'olook. . HAMILTON'S HALL. TO-NIGHT. TO-NIGHT. GREAT BATTLE between' " SULLIVAN and WILLIAMS. KNOCK-OUT \ . for j 3 * ; TWENTY-FIVE POUNDS >A-SIDE. THERE will also be a set-to between ^... two-well-known Sporting Bungs for a hànd^me^&or^tyyï &lt; Several weU-¿uown Professionals will also take part. Ü* - >To commence at 8 o'clock sharp. Prices-10k, 5s. 3s, and 2s. ir-, ^Mining* Notices. SILVER RING SILVER MINING -, COMPANY, NoJàabffity. \ - ~\tOTICE is hereby given that all » ILM ' Shares upon . which the FIRST CALL of 3d per Share is unpaid OB the 28th day of March, 1889, will be abso- lutely forfeited. ^ By " order of^ -the Directors, and.: a SpeoiallMeetingjbf Shareholders. J**.*-: A. A. BRICE, Legal Manager.: , Office BlencTe-Btreet, Broken HilL« March 8,1899...
Told to a Portrait. CHAPTER III—(Continued.) [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 18 March 1889
-Toldníf a Portrait. CHAPTER m_(Continued.) And then he left^uie to pass another bf those loneJ|£ea.ry nights which,; painfnl enougir^o bear when one is; sick at home* are a thousandfold worse, under circumatances auch as those! which mark-the situation of an exile; -r-volnntarily or otherwise-from'his! motherland, surrounded by-' strangers! who, however sympathetic are, but strangers. \i I soon saw M. Trinopoulos, to whose skill I was indebted for my continu- ance in the land of the - living,-a doubtful blessing, I am sometimes inclined to think. He was, dark, very dark, with the big lustrous eyes that are so markedly typical of bis race. His hands were small and well-shapen, like a woman's, and in many respects he was very womanly, ? notably in a somewhat prudish delicacy that in so skilful a- .surgeon was remarkable, and in an irritability that was sometimes almost comical to see. He would tend and dress horrible gaping wounds on a quie^ tíáSheás-like way which many a less^nracös...
Commercial. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 18 March 1889
Commercial. .^^^ MESSES. A. A. Brice and Co. report, March 15 :-At to-day's auction supplies of : dairy producé were less than usual, eggs being very scarce. Butter and bacon did not come forward in large, quantities. Fruit was more abundant; apples were small; grapes very good. Demand in most cases greater than supply. Thé prices were -.-Butter, prime roll, 17d to 22d per lb. ; medium good, 12d to 16d. eggs, 17£d to 18d per doz. ; very scarce. Lard, 4£d per lb : honey. 3Jd to 4d per lb ; bacon, 6d to 8d to 10M per lb. No hams to hand to-day. Pears, 6s 6d per case (very good) ; grapeB, 5s 4d to 7s per case ; apples, 2s 9d to 3s 3d, potatoes, 6s 6d to 9s per cwt. Poultry : fowls, (table), 4s 3d to 4s 9d per pair ; ducks, 5js 3d per pair ; pigeons, 15d per pair ; geese, 4s 3d each. - - i' &lt; : j, Mr. Gower, P. M , cannot understand why people should be sq foolish as to peg out land immediately after he has an- nounced through-the- press-that" three .months must elapse before...
St. Patrick's Day. HIBERNIAN SPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 18 March 1889
St. Patríck^sCDay. ¿ HIBERNIAN SPORTS/ Sx. PATRICK'S DÁT ia peculiarly sacred to Irishmen..:: On that day they/almost to a man, put on their holiday attire, and, having sported the little piece of green, make their way to some trysting place, and there , indulge themselves as only Irishmen, -out on their national holiday can: ' This year, however, matters became alittlèmixed. St. Patrick'sDay'occurred on the Sabbath, and "so the commémoration of the day was split up between Saturday last and Monday (to-day). The sons of the Emerald Isle who sojourn in dusty Broken Hill resolved to oelebrate the event on the Monday ; and so therejoicings are taking place. For several weeks past the Hibernian Society, headed by their energetic secretary (Mr. O'Donnell), have been bu>y arranging a lengthy programme of athletic sports, preceded by a proces- sion and followed by a dance. Unfortun- ately the dust of Broken Hill has no respect for persons or days ; not even did the clouds pf fine dust r...
A Dwelling Burned. A WOMAN INJURED. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 18 March 1889
A Dwelling Bunted, t ! k :WOMÁÑ;INJÜRED. I FOB some time put thootown has been blessed with an almost complete immunity-, from fires, and it.almost seemed,that tho': alarma and : scares . of conflagrations so frequ nt a month or two ago, had quite become things of the past. On Saturday night, however, a dwelling-house was completely 'destroyed by .this dread ¿agency, and the only occupant-a female -as only rescued with difficulty, and was' then found to be^ao. much burned aa^to necessitate her removal tc the hospital: The alarm was given at a quarter past -ll o'clock, and at that time a fireman who. happened to be in ^A'rgeht-street not far from the spot saw- flames* arising from a tenement in Crystal-street at the back. He rushed to the spot and found that 's small house was .on-fire, and then gave; the alarm. Meanwhile, pending the ar- rival of the fire brigade, the usual crowd which quickly gathers on such occasions, made such attempts at extinction as were possible under the cir...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 18 March 1889
? ;:. V ir. &lt;W:r'rr-iTi- O ::;r;: ^"tis*'-. ' ? -I , -;v,r- ?.'&lt;'?:.-:.n-f;- I ; = : J / . :-"i '--.lr >, -'''ilii-. ..: ' . ': . : . . . .. . . ' ABRAHAM'S ! PILLS. ¡ - . i t THE GREAT HEALTH RESTORER. _ Public Notices. BILLHEADS HANDBILLS MENU CARDS RECEIPT BOOKS C USTOMS FORMS ENVELOPES, ftc COLOR AKD ARUSTIO PRINTING a specialty. FENTON ATO KNIGHT BASRIKR MINRR 0»TIOB A ryan ti Street. Dr. Browne s THE ORIGINAL AND 0NL1 GENUINE. TOISON IN THE ASHES:-Man r people believe that Natm^fiaPsbme where a remedy) for every í disease. So many and-so terrible are the-illa-of-lifer andsoslight the pleasure ire get as timeî flies past, that such a belief is the least faith: we can show in a gracious and all wise Providence. A few remedies^-bot1 alasj howfew I-have been found. Others^ so far, lie hidden from human inquirj1. Occasionally, death follows quickly on the heels of evil-an illustration of the. dingsróna character of th*; ailment to>tój relieved^ In no cou...
Burned to Death. PETERSBURG, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 18 March 1889
Burned to Death. ' -R-~-# .PETERSBURG, Monday. On Saturday evening the little daughter, seven years old, of Alexander Jamieson, a. farmer living near here, caught her clothes aligh»- in the kitchen. The upper part of her body was most injured, the skin there pealing off with the clothes when they were removed. She died yesterday morning after suffering" very intensely-_ "., T
ELMORE MURDER. THE EXECUTION. PROTESTING HIS INNOCENCE. (FROM OUR SPECIAL REPORTER.) SANDHURST, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 18 March 1889
THE EXECUTION. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; PROTESTING HIS INNOCENCE. &nbsp; (FROM OUR SPECIAL REPORTER.) &nbsp; SANDHURST, Monday. This morning, at 10 o'clock, William &nbsp; &nbsp; Harrison was executed in the Sandhurst gaol for the wilful murder of John Dug- &nbsp; gan, at Elmore, a few miles out of Sand- hurst, in May last. The victim has &nbsp; undergone two trials. At the first he was skilfully defended by Dr. Quick, and the jury could not agree after being &nbsp; locked up for a long time. However, a &nbsp; second trial was undertaken and a vast number of witnesses were examined. Eventually it resulted in the returning of a verdict of wilful murder, principally through the evidence of and that procured by Detective-Sergeant Mahony and &nbsp; Sainsbury. Harrison, ever since it became known that the Executive, while mitigating the sentence of death passed upon four others, refused to reverse...
The Gaol Site. TO THE EDITOR OF THE BARRIER MINER. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 18 March 1889
THE GOAL SITE, &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; TO THE EDITOR OF THE BARRIER MINER. Sir - As the fat of our autocratic Government has gone forth, the site of the new gaol is not to be altered. Hap- pily we live not in the days of the Medea and Persians. The people are the power, and our elected lawgivers are relied upon for impartial administration. Therefore we residents off Wolfram-street distinctly and emphatically request our aldermen not to rest ; let them build what they like on reserve 3082 so long as Wolfram &nbsp; &nbsp; street is opened through to the rail- way. Certainly someone has blundered by not first having , carried this street through. At present we have no other way than climbing over rocky hills to get to the railway station ; and if Wolfram street is opened through it will be the &nbsp; best entrance to any part of the town. We are, etc &nbsp; WOOLFRAM STREETE...
Silverton Officials. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 19 March 1889
Silverton Officials. MB. GEORGE A. WELSH, of Silverton, writes SB follows :-14 My attention having been drawn to a paragraph in your issue of the 13th instant under the heading of " Concentrates" aboutcomplaintsatSÜTer tonin reference to the Money Office there,! must beg you to inBert a few lines on the subject. As I was the person who men- tioned the matter to your correspondent, I must in justice to the local officer state that my complaint was about the lax manner in which business was conducted at the head'office. As a resident of over four years on the Barrier, 1 can safely say that a mqre^attentive and obliging: set bf officers üjan those at Silverton are not to be found in the service."