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THE SETTLING. [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 30 July 1897
THE SETTLING. Friday evpning was chosen for settling, there laing n large attendance. Sir. Win. Cummingt occupied the cliair. and after a brief account of the club's financial position had been given, the following uinounts were passed over to the successful competitors at the recent meeting i— Messrs. A. B. Lockyer, £115 ; T. R. Byass, £50 ; VV. £L. Muliec, £46 ; J Rayuer, £25 ; Mackay Bros.. £20 ; J. H. -Staton, £20 ; M. Corltett, £10 ; Mr Moran, £10. and the Indies' Bracelet ; E. Ashton, £7 lOsj -J. Crawford, £5; G. Syuions, £3 10s. After the stakes had heen handed over, a few toasts were honored, the first heing that of the winners,-conpled with the name of Mr A. B. Lrockyer, to which Mr. W„ H. Short responded. The toast of the ofikei-s of the cluh was re plied to hv Messrs. M. Corhett and F. Green, and that of flie visitors by Dr. H. W, Nix And Mr. John Crawford. After success to the Bainhoo Crei-k race cluh had been drunk with enthusiasm, "the mew ting broke up. Taken upon the...
THE REVENUE. ESTIMATE EXCEEDED BY £417,751. [BT TELEGRAPH] PERTH, July 14. [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 30 July 1897
THE REVENUE. ESTIMATE EXCEEDED BY £417,751. |Bv Tklijgeaph.] Perth, July 14. For May the approximate receipts on the colpuy's railways amounted to £82.624, against £55,274 received during the corresponding month of last year. The inoutiily, quarterly, and yearly revenue returns wen- published yester day. For the month of June, 1897. a i substantia) increase is shown, the figures lteiug—June, 1896, ££57,328 ; June, 1897. £280,574, showing an increase of £23,246 i>r oi 5 per cent. The amounts received Tor June, 1897. that are in ex cess of those of June. 1896, are as follows : — Customs. £1471, 1 per cent ; I harbour dues, £240, 19 per cejit;! licenses, £1300, 204 per cent; postages, commissions, and money orders, £2776, 24 per veut: fines. £917, 60 per cent; wabec receipts. £1907, 49 per cent. Decreases occur under the following Mining, £15.580 ; telegrams. £1776 ; land ruifnue, £423 ; reveuue stamps, £4141. In his budget speech last year the Colonial Treasurer estimated the reven...
THE OCEANIC GOLD ROBBERY. [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 30 July 1897
THE OCEANIC GCLD BOBBEUF; ISir Jaiuep'Clarte. Hathew, one of | the judges of the X^aeeu's Bench, in 4 trying a preliminary issue in an action brought by the Queensland National Bank to recuver £500 from the P. •& O. Company, on accuiint of money, property of the plaintiffs, lost by the defendants in j the Oceanic gold robbery, ruled that ! the ordiuary tvnrraufy in such case included -an obligation on the part of the defendant company to make the bullion room of the Oceanic capable of resisting thieves.
MINING. PILBARRA GOLDFIELD. TALGA TALGA. July 22. [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 30 July 1897
MINING. PILBARRA GOLDFIELD. TALGA TALGA. (FECI! on OWN COHEEsrONDKNT). July 22. 1 bft Jubilee lease is looking splendid. ! On Tuesday last several pretty speci mens were discovered, and high grade ore is now being broken down from the place where they were obtained. About 60 tons of stone are at grass and carting was commenced on Monday last to the battery, which startird crushing on Tues day. As stone is easily got out it is probable 80 or 100 tons will be put through. Much surprise was expressed locally when it was known tlmt three weeks further protection ending on the 31st instant, had been granted for the Star | of the North. This makes seven months i exemption out of nine. It is to be hoped the present owners will either ! j work the mine, as it certainly deserves i i to be. or r-linquisli it, and thus allow j others to take it up who are willing to ! | do so. Nothing has been heard of a buyer for the McPhee's Reward battery, and this is noted with ph-jjsure as the longer it. ...
NULLAGINE. July 20. [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 30 July 1897
KULL&GINE. (from our own •correspondent.) July 20. Considerable satisfaction is displayed here with regard to tin: way in which the local -quartz reefs are opening up. The Great Eastern, without douht one of the best shows 011 the Pilbarra field, is looking richer than ever. Last Mon day the reef was broken down in three places—in the sink and the drive, and in the other shaft—and in each place the stone was fairly covered with coarse gold, which showed freely in all stone broken. On Cook's Hill conglomerate lease very rich stone has been also obtained, looking 1«tter by far than any conglom erate yet struck, being at least 5 oz. stone. The Syndicate battery has just cleaned up a crushing of 22 tons from Flynn's claim on the Cajeput for a yield of 30 dwts. to the ton. I am glad to hear that Mr. James Isdell has been appointi-d general manager to the Consolidated G.M. Co., and the Imperial W.A. Corporation, as well as the North West Australian Goldfields Ltd., and that the di...
AUSTRALIAN PREMIERS EN TOUR. July 16. [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 30 July 1897
A DSTllALIJLNL PRE MI E RS EN TOUR. Jnly 16. The colonial tropps cwere enter toiued at Croydon, where - they met with mi enthusiastic reception. Mijjpr Keay, of the Victorian Mounted Rifles,' in- replying to' the toast of the Colonial Defeuee Forces, said the world. must now•' be con vinced of the oneness of the Empire. Sir Hugh Nelsoii is visiting Wur •wick,. where he was cordially re ceived. - Mr. G. H. Reid on Wednesday last visited Johnston, his birth-place, in Renfrewshire, ^cotlandi and was en tertaiued at dinner by Provost Thompson. " Speaking at the Canada Club dinner on Wednesday, Sir Wilfred JL.au rier stated that, 170 acVesof land would be given freely to every in dustrious immigrant.
YANDICOOGINA. [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 30 July 1897
YANDICOOGrIN A. Though several of the Yaridicoogina claims h ive exemption, and others are concentrating labour, considerable work is being done in the diivfctiou of opening up the properties, and these effbrts have so far met with great success, as the more development work done the more enhanced are the prospects of the leases from a gold-yielding point, of view. The Eastern looks well, something like 50ft of trenching having been carried out, stojie yf good gold bearing capacity being taken out, und a tidy parcel will be submitted for treatment as hoon as crushing facilities are avail able. Two shafts have been put down on the Trilby, 200 yards distant from each other, th-ir depths being respectively 45ft and 47ft, the mine looking very promising, there being plenty of good stone easily obtainable. Fifty feet is the maximum depth of any shaft on the Uncle Tom leases, and even at this shallow sinking water is abundant, which seems to indicate that pumping machine-y wiil necessary ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 30 July 1897
J¥^Ci£awford; AUCTfOimEB, ■ ■' *v. ■ --' •.' r " " ACCOUNTANT. iTlSIKG-iSO GENT UAL COM j JhL mission agent, jFmnefs-jrfreet,, MARBLE BAIL ' Kents lend Debfs Collected. Accounts accurately kept. Books Audited. ./All kinds *of agejitjcs undertaken. Correspondence and Telogrsims promptly , - ' ' Mtetfded to. Agent far Abeam I: Hay's Coach be tween Marble Bar aud Nullngine. BAB SADDLE AM) HARNESS FACTORY, ! " ' i Franrisst~, Marble Bar. I Good wefal Hnriless, Leather, Saddles ; alanysoh Jmnd; also quantity oT good racing material. "All -i»e«tly executed. with, lbs utmost portable -dispatch. ©AJT PAJRKBJK, Manager. S. TinMl aM Co. BOOK-KEEPERS AND AUDITORS. Accounts CollectetL Ctommlssiottfi -1Executed. Francis Street TfrHWBT.R BAR -.'r "o' (OfPertll), . .Contractors - -* r* *"&lt; ■>* I i.- - s - 21- 3 ■**} .*_ v „ r -&lt; i; •? - " "■» .. > / .©nliuuwl '&£IBIfcriae Bar, an; 4 prepared lo undertake nil binds of rljaldiag Work, After BEST STYLE and by F1RST...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 30 July 1897
THE Nor'-Wesfc Steam Lighter Co., LIMITED. Cooack to Condon Intermediate Parts. THE S.S. CROYDON (Cm. F. Ftuxes) flDTHr make regular trips from COS ▼▼ SACK to CONDON and vice ealkog «t mil INTERMEDIATE Wlo m iMaocment offers. ®**W»ttaeeMnmod«lwa for pusngen For freight or passage, apply to GALBRAITH A CO., Agents, Cossack, «r TRAINE A RAYNEH. ^ Condon Agents. Jutales Hotel, S0EBOURNE. H. OSBORJf Proprietor, Kane but the best Wines, Beers, Spirits, aim Cordials kept. A well-lighted Billiard Table. Loose Boxes for. Racehorses. Careful and attentire Ostlers. fi Leap Year T'nn Chabx.es Bassett, Proprietor. y^OOD Accommodation for all classes ^ of Vintors. SingfoBedRooras. Ptrlourand Bedrooms «* families. Good Table kept. Oalythe Best Brands of Wines, Beers and -Spirits kept in stock. bassett bros., Contractor* for the Bamboo Creek-Marble Bar, Marble Bar-Condon, and Condon— Roe bourne, and also the Koebourne ForteScae Mail Services. The Mail Coach leaves Marble Bar for Bamboo e«ery alter...
BAMBOO CKEEK RACES. LAST DAY. BAMBOO CREEK, July 27. [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 30 July 1897
BAMBOO CKEEK ; BACKS. LAST DAT. (fbojc oce OffS OOE brspokdekt) . Bauboo Crkek, July 27. Friday was the final day of (lie Ra:n(wo Cn-ek wco duVs initial i iiig, wIk'U tiior* a'cre run the Totalizator ond Farewell Handicaps. Then: was a good attendance, and everything passed ; off without a hitch.' lire following ore j details of the racing :— Totalisatoh HaXdiCap, Of £20. One mile The Coon. 8st 1011* 1 Monitor. 8st 121b ... ... 2 Wildflower, 7st 103b ... ... 3 Alt got nwny to n good start. Monitor taking the lead with The Coon close be hind. Entering the straight The Coon gradually assumed premier position, and this he maintained to the linish. Divi dend £5 10s. Time 2uiiu. 2sec. Farewell Handicap, Of £20. Six furlongs. Bronzeu ing, Sst 81b ... ... 1 Thi>tle. Sst 51b 2 Elfie, Sst 101b 3 Thistle, took the lead at the start, gnllofiing well for a quarter of & mile., with Eltie, Hronzewing and Wildflower following. Upon entering the straight. Thistle was leading hy about fou...
LOCAL AND GENERAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 30 July 1897
LOCAL AND GENERAL, j Approaching Nult-acink Races.— Sporting meiv are reminded that accept ances, and all other nominations incon nection with the Nullagiue races close j upou the-bight of general entry, August 9. During the week several horses, which will pr&lt;il«l>ly compete at this meeting, left Marlile Bar Already a few local people an*, also beginning to travel eastward to attend. Steam Pomp for Marble Bar.— The tteam pump,"which it wasnnnoiiucied some time ago would be erected at the local town welh wiU shortly arrive at Marble Bar, when the erection-of the plant will lie pron-eded with as quickly as possible, and the present primitive arrangements for supplying tlie town with w ater, be superseded by others more in keeping with the times. The Mount Prophecy: Mine.—We hear, upou reliable authority, that ar rangements have been completed for the purchase-of the Mount Prophecy lw.t|ery by M r. '1*. R.. Byass, manager of * the Bulletin, Bumltoo Creek, who willshoitly ...
AN HISTORICAL EVENT. July 15. [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 30 July 1897
AN HISTOHiCAL EVENT. Jnly 15. During the premiers* reeeut visit to Hawarden Castle, Mr. Gladstone conversed with his guests for an hour on topics of interest to each. Mr. Kingston considers Britaiu might very well reduce the duty on colonial wine. The tjonlh Anstialiau premier in formed a Heater's representative that: South Australia would prefer that | the eufcire Australian naval contribu- j tiou should be devoted to founding a train iug-school for. the local uaval reserves. The "Times" remarks that the gift of a battle-ship by Cape Colony to the Imperial Government promises to become an event of profound im portance itr the world's history. The "Times" is confident that Australia Will renew her contribution to the, auxiliary fequadroo, despite the re marks of Mr. Kingstou and other politicians