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Jogging the Government. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 19 March 1889
Jogging thé Government MB. J. J. WILHAMS, »* châinnàn of the hospital committee, .has forwarded the' following, telegraphic . message . to Mr. Wyman Browny a« representative''of the district in Parliament :-" Broken Hill Hospital budding nearly completed. De- ficiency about £3,000. Large subsidy , due from- the Government. ' Much sick ! ness. Kindly urge 'payment of subsidy. I Outlook gloomy unless ] forthcoming i immediately. Compelled to close.if cannot get money.
The South Mine. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 19 March 1889
The South Mine. MB. J. J. WESTON, legal manager of the Broken Hill South Silver mine, wrote in Sydney as follows with reference to telé ! grams announcing the discharge of laborers at th« mine :-" The expenditure lately carried on was with a view to help the exportofore par rail so asta bringabont a i eduction of rates. This being accom- plished, there is no further need of raising large quantities of low class ore, and therefore the labor thus employed can be dispensed with, as mentioned at the last general meeting. Development works wül be carried on as usual, bearing in mind the desirability of attaining deeper workings." BKEACH OW PROMISE.-To prevent the above, and avoid disappointment, Ladies requiring Costumes for the forthcoming Hospital Ball will please leave their orders as early as;posaiole widi MCBTO* and BÜCK.-[Advt.]
Baseball. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 19 March 1889
Baseball. TUE first thorough-going baseball match played in Broken Hill was contested on the Hibernian Sports ground yesterday afternoon. The sides were captained by Messrs. T. R. 'Stewart and.H. Oarlick respectively ¿ana were composed as fol- lows;.^.. ,R...Stewa^ A.. Woolley, T, Qmglay* J'.-JÉ^M. Wétíúát^. ffë ohn-} sen, C. Lawrey, H. Allom, T. Williams, versus W. Beal, J. Carlow, H. Garlick, P. Earnshaw, W. Jenkins,.S., Johnson, W. M'Kechnee, J. Appleby, W. Mason. The latter team scored 17, (Garlick four. Carlow and Johnson three &lt;*ach) and the former ll (Woolley 3). The ball was set in motion by Mrs. OUver, who is said to be the first lady baseballist in Australasia. Mr. George was umpire and Mr. Tait : scorer; and those who were onlookers, numbering fully~500, appeared to enjoy the novel game... / ¿ f H :?
Baker's Creek. MORE "BEARING." MELBOURNE, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 19 March 1889
Baker's Creek. MORE "BEAUING." MELBOURN*. Wednesday. .A report ia ia circalatioD that the Baker's Greek gold mine has been jumped. ADELAIDE, Tuesday. The S.A. Advertiser's special reporter, accompanying the directors and party to the Baker's Creek gold mine, wires that the report that the mine had been jumped is entirely without foundation. It ap- pears that there has been a trivial dispute regarding a machinery site leased from the adjoining claim. Instead of the claim being jumped, everything is w»ll at the mine, which is being opened in a system- atic manner. An additional 10 head of stampers are on the ground ready for erection, and arrangements are being made for the provision of steam power sufficient for 50 head of stampers. These arrangements are nearly completed. In all, 180 men are employed on the .nine.
St. Patrick's Day. HIBERNIAN SPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 19 March 1889
St Patrick's Day. HIBERNIAN SPORTS. Following were the resolta, some of which were reported in yesterday's issue : Maiden Race, 100 yards. First prize, 2«. ;: second; 10s.-E. Jones, 1; J. Downie, 2. Boys' Handicap, 100 yards (boys under 16 years). First prize, 20s. ; eecond, 10s. -Allenson, 1; Cotter, 2. Cotter pror tested,' and demanded that the age of the winner he inquired into. Running Hop, Step, and Jump.-J. Ryan, who covered 42ft. Potato Race (to collect 25 potatoes placed one yard apart).-Dunkley, 1 ; J. Thomas, 2. Sheffield Handicap of 20 sovs., 130 yards. First prize, £12 ; second, £5 ; third, £2; fourth^ £1.-First round: First heat : J. Byrne ; second heat, G. C. Wells ; third heat, E. Jones ; fourth heat, J. Silverthorne ; fifth heat, J. Browne ; sixth heat, J. Downie ; seventh heat, J. Pretty ; eighth heat, J. J. Jor- dan! . : Second Round : First heat, J. Pretty; second heat;.Gr. C. Wella; third heat, : J. Byrne ; fourth heat; E. Jones *;: final heat, J. Prett^l, E. ïôn...
Buggy Capsize. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 19 March 1889
Buggy Capsize. YESTERDAY afternoon while Mr. Edward Martin, a young man in the employ of Messrs. Ford and Callagan, bf this town, waa driving a buggy round the corner by Coombe's Hotel from Sulphide-street into Argent-street, he took the vehicle too close to the footpath, with the result that it capsized, and he and a male friend were thrown to- the ground with what appeared to be considerable violence. The friend, however, soon showed that he was not hurt ; but Mr. Martin was some- what slower in coming to himself, and as it was feared that he might have sustained some serious injury, he was taken into the hotel and Dr. Bennett was sent for. Upon the arrival of the doctor, however, it was found that Mr. Martin had fortunately sustained nothing more dam- aging than some scratches on the face. The capsize was complete, and the occupants of the vehicle have every reason to congratnlate themselves upon their escape with unbroken limbs and whole bodies.
Sad Carriage Accident. MELBOURNE, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 19 March 1889
Sad Carnage Accident. - MELBOURNE, Tuesday. , While a party, principally females, were ont driving near Numurkah, the horse bolted and collided with a tree, violently throwing the occupants from the vehicle. Miss Fielding, one of the party, sustained a fractured skull, death ensuing within two hours of the accident. Mus Christina Smith, another of the suf- ferers, still lies in an unconscious condi- tion, and her recovery is despaired of. Mrs CummingB was severely sinken, and her baby was very much hurt. Isabella Smith, another of the occupants, escaped unhurt. Christina Smith and the baby are found to have both sustained concussion of the brain, and it ia not now expected that the in; fant will last many hours.
Judicial Decisions. MELBOURNE, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 19 March 1889
Judicial Decisions. --?-?? MELBOUSNI, Tuesday. I A conference of judges has decided against the proposal of Mr. Justice Wil- liams that the hst of previous convictions should not be attached to the present- ments filed against prisoners, as being likely to prejudice the judge hearing the case against accused. It was further de- cided to include in the list of convictions those for offences summarily dealt with in addition to those for indictable offences.
Electioneering Larrikinism MELBOURNE, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 19 March 1889
Electioneering Larrikinism .-*--? McLBOURNE, Tuesday. The latest political meetmgB nave amply sustained the reputation for extreme row- diness borne by this present election . campaign. At the meeting of the Minis- ter for WorkB, Mr. Nimmo, in Melbourne, the scenes were those of awful rowdiness, the crowds ultimately dispersing in the greatest confusion. Mr. Nimmo was quite unable to obtain a general hearing, and so he addressed the reporters, thus getting- his speech chronicled and- his views thus made known.
IN THE RING. SULLIVAN MEETS WILLIAMS. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 19 March 1889
IN THE RING. SULLIVAN MEETS WILLIAMS. LAST night these two men met to fight eight rounds for £25 aside and the gate, at Hamilton's Hall. The house was crowded with eager partisans of both men. The terms of the battle weie a knockout or a draw. Before the big event, young Downie and Jim Wise boxed four fair rounds. Then two publicans went into the magic circle to wipe off a grievance with the gloves, and one of the most excruciatingly funny exhibitions that ha» been seo a here for some time took place. It was a case of " Brandy" versus Whiskey," and the way "Brandy" caracolled round the stage was a sight to be remembered. " Whiskey" almost tied himself in a knot in his endeavors to annihilate his foo. Every face in the audience waa expanded to its fullest ex- tent when the gloves were thrown off. "Brandy" claiming the battle as his own. Then two others had a wind cutting match, but as they fell all over the floor, and cuddled, and palmed each other like two cross-bred Kanakas at a bo...
Barring the Press. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 19 March 1889
Barring the Press. ME. SYLVESTER BROWNE, who in addition to being a director of the Junction end other Barrier mining companies, is very largely interested as a shareholder in many mines, ha» announced to the reporter of a contemporary that all reporters will be excluded in future from all properties in which he is interested. It is to be presumed, however, that Mr. Browne is not the supreme power in all the companies in which he> holds shares; and, as all shareholders do not happen to have the same peculiar way of thinking that Mr. Sylvester Browne is possessed of, it is just possible that even he may have to cry small. It ia understood that it is Mr. Browne's belief that all information respecting mines should first be announced by the manager to the directors, by whom it should ba made known to the share- holders. It is, however, a part of the BABRIEB MINER'S creed that all directors are not honest, and that, in some cases, there would be little use of the ordinary shareholder...
Visiting Sub-branches. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 19 March 1889
Visiting Sub-branches, DüÄWothe psst day or two tba president (Mr. J. Neil) and secretary (Mr. T. H. Wianett) of the Mme»' Association, Barrier branch, hay« been visiting the outside sub-branches. They have not yet returned from their visit of inspection ; but it is understood they have looked into affairs at Thackaringa, Umberumberka and Pinnacles, at all of which sub branohes have been firmly established.
NOTICE OF MAILS. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 19 March 1889
NOTICE OF MALLS. To AND FROM ADXLAIDS.-Leave Ade- laide 6.15 a.m. and 2.0. p.m., except .Saturdays.. ^" -yr..-. Arrive Broken HilL 2.25 a.m. and 7.50 a.m. except Mondays. Leave Broken Hill, 7.0 p.m. and 10 p.m., except Saturdays. Arrive Adelaide, 1.25 p.m. and 8.45p.m., except Mondays. EURIOWIE.-Leave Broken Hill, Tuesday and Friday, 10.30 ' a.m. ; 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 HILL.-Leave Broken Hill daily (Sunday excepted), 10 a.m. : arrive Round HilL ll a.m. Leave Round Hill, 4 p.m.; arrive Broken Hill, j , 5.30. p.m. i Mr. Gipra.-Leave Broken HilL Mon I day, Tuesday, Thursday, 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 Hill. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday. 5.30. p.m. BROKEN HILL RAILWAY STATION (BIS- HOP'S STÖBE.)-Leave Broken Hill post...
Pigeon Match. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 19 March 1889
¡Pigeon Match YESTERDAY afternoon the members of the newly-formed Round Hill Gun Club engaged in their first match. The day waa a very unpleasant one, and as a strong wind was blowing the scores were not nearly so good as they would otherwise have been. ; Two matches were contested, the first with five and the second with three birds apiece. Two barrels were allowed, but a bird brought down with the second barrel scored only one point, whereas one brought down by the first scored two. Nine competitors came for- ward for the five-pigeon match,, but only .ix shot out. E. Harvey was adjudged the winner, bringing down all his birds with the first barrel, thus scoring the full 10 points. A gentleman shooting under an assumed name took second place and tiie prize of £1. He brought all but the last bird , do wn with his first barrel. In the second match J. Seaman and J. .Har vey tied for first place, scoring the possi- ble 6. Mr. J. Harvey acted as judge in the principal match.
Ministers Re-elected. THE DEFICIT. SYDNEY, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 19 March 1889
Ministers Re-elected, -* *. . THE DEFICIT. SYDNEY, Tuesday. jfivery member of the Jrarkes Ministry \ has been returned unopposed. Mr. M'Millan, the Treasurer, in the course of a speech, said that the statement ?= made regarding the finances of the colony ~ - - - was an outrageous misrepresentation, and - "that its effect would be to damage the credit of the colony in London. Should . the present Government keep in office it was proposed that measures should be in- troduced which if carried would go very 4^, ^ far towards reducing the deficit, -v -' ' The district where ¿the Government propose to provide seed wheat to needy farmers is stated to be only Mudgee, whose member, Mr. John Haynes, is cre- dited with having obtained the conces- sion.
The Zealous Lover. MELBOURNE, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Miner — 19 March 1889
. The Zealous Lover. . MELBOURNE, Tuesday. Edward Rosa, a humble groom by pro- fession, fell violently in love in Melbourne with the daughter of Mr. Charles Upham, of Ballarat East, but the lover was refused permission to see his loved one within her father's house. However, he managed to get into the premises some- how, but being then discovered, he was given into the charge of the police for being illegally there. When the constable attempted to arrest him he presented a revolver, but was overpowered before firing. A desperate resistance was afforded, but eventually he was safely taken in charge.