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QUEENSLAND'S GOLD YIELD. [Newspaper Article] — Townsville Daily Bulletin — 11 July 1907
QUEENSLAND'S GOLD YIELD. A decrease of 9322 fine ounces on the return for the corresponding month o£ last year was shown in the statement of the gold yield for June, particulars of which were issued by 'the Under secretary for Mines ;oceutly. The yield was 3l,54Soz., compared with 43.S70oz. for June of lasi year. The value of the gold was £146,750, a decrease of £39.t!iS. The yield for the six months was 227,077 fine ounces, compared with 251,978 fine ounces for the first six months of 1906. a decrease o* 24,&0loz. The value of the gold for the six months was £964,560, a decrease of £105.772. Tliu calls and dividends on the fields were as follow:— Charters Towers, calls £3237, dividends £19.750; Croydon, calls £174, dividends nil; Gymplc, calls £5585, dividends £8250; Mount Morgan, calls £20. dividends £02,500; Kavenswuod, calls £203, dividends nil. For the half year the dividends totalled £215,173, a decrease of £31.04!i. For June the yields on the principal fields were as ...
KANGAROO HILLS. [Newspaper Article] — Townsville Daily Bulletin — 11 July 1907
KANGAROO HfLLS. Mr Warden Morris, P.M., furnishes the 'H.R. Express' with the following particulars In regard to the amount of ore won, In the Kangaroo Hills dis trict during the six months ended June 30:— ^ Tin. Month'. ' ' Alluvial. Lode, t. ct qr lb t ct qr lb January ? 6 9 115 9 18 0 15 February ? E 14 0 0 9 2 1 18 March ... ? 7 4 2 12 9 9 3 16 April ? 11 16 2 9 6 10 1 26 May ? 6 9 1)14 9 4 1 24 June ? 6 14 0 4 8 9 2 0 ?Total ....... 43 7 2 26 Cl 14 3 15 Month. Copper. Wolfram. January ? 7 10 0 o 10 0 20 February ? — ,— March ? 18 o 0 l 0 0 0 &PriI ? .' ? 2 2 2 0 3 3 3 22 May i ? — , — - 'une ? an 4 o« iooo \ Total ? 35 10 2 0 6 14 014 ' In Marcrt 37cwt of antimony .were 'won^and In April 400os. silrer. ? Appended are the aproxiamte values U Hi* aifftBtnt ore»;-Tln .(aUuvUl) £120 per 'ton (lode), £100; copper, from £13 tc £50; wolfram, £170, silver, 2s. per oz.; antlmonv. £15 10s.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Townsville Daily Bulletin — 11 July 1907
' THE ACID LINE ' Most people In cities live just on the line of acid surplus, and pass ovei the border every few days. A State dinner, a day of extra mental activity or vmntlnn.il excitement, and over the boundary they go. A chill, a damp day impeding the surface eliminations, or a persisting constitutional tendency — and over the acid line tl'ey drop. Tho proof Is in tjie prevalence of the acid diathesis, shown In rheumatism, neuralgia, and gout. Rheumatism is undoubtedly caused by germ ferment In the intestinal tract, precisely at the point where the blood tukes up its serum albumen from the peptone. Ml rrobes planted there sour the serum. It Is offered to the blood as an add to live, with heroic efforts parting with its own alkalinity to effect it. the blood seeks In vain to neutralize this acid, the Impoverished blood can not prevail against the nicrobe fer ment but Is Itself rendered acid. Acid reaction Is always shown In the blood of Rheumatics. To these people we suggest the...
No title [Newspaper Article] — Townsville Daily Bulletin — 11 July 1907
Mr John Brinsmead, the famous piano manufacturer, and his wife, each 92 yaars of age, celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary on June 3. Mr Brinsmoad was born in North Devon on October 13, 1814. rv.-.d was ap prenticed to a cabinc: maker In Tor rlngton. As soon as his time was out he came to London, where he entered the pianoforte trade. He founded tho great house of Brinsmcad In 1S37, and on June 3vof that year married Miss Susan Brown,', the daughter of an offi cer ' In the 92nd Highlander?. He Is the, Inventor wA introducer of many of tlie greatest '^Improvements In the pianoforte, which arc. now adopted jhfiughout the irwla. ' ^ '?.''''? ??? ??' ?;.,'?:'?''-- ', ' ~Y'. ?
THE RIFLE. [Newspaper Article] — Townsville Daily Bulletin — 11 July 1907
THE RIFLE. Both the local rifle clubs and the T.D.R.A. have adopted tho new regula tion third-class target, and it will bo used in future for all eninni tltions and matches. . To Bive its Pie-mbors a chance to get uecd to It before- the next competition, the Tnwnsville llille Club aro holding a bis practice day next Saturday with free marking ns usual. Tho following are the dimensions of the now target:— Hull's-eye. filn. In dia meter; inner, lSin. in diameter; niaspl-\ 24in. in diameter; outer, n i.inindor of target (4ft. square). Th.- Ir.ner up to 12in. in diameter is blade, r nd beyond that white, and is divided from the bull's-eye by a faint white lino, not visible to the firor.
THE POSITION OF SUGAR. [Newspaper Article] — Townsville Daily Bulletin — 11 July 1907
THE POSITION OF SUGAR. Under date London, iBth May, the 'Produce Markets Review' reports :— 'The recent burst of speculation is ap parently at an end, for the moment at any rate, and beet quotations have ex perieno^d a sharp fall. Apart from the shortage. of «E per cent, beet for May delivery,1 -there. is no really sound reasonjafcooverableifor the rise which took pjfcce,an« the anxiety of the Con ttnental, jJMtoicers' to sell at the en hanced rates obtainable for both old and hew crop was not surprising. Cuban figures continue to be disappointing to the market, the total production hav ing now i reached 1.286SOO0 tons out ot ?n oipeotea 1,876,000 tons, while there MK4$tf,gMe*afril factories at work ^t^;|jmton&opa -alsovthat iba draught which has eil.ted In th'e^ following crop is removed, though It is quite likely that a certain amount of damage has been done. So long as the beet market here showed signs of advancing, a similar tendency was displayed in America, but In symp...
COMMERCIAL. THE WOOL MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Townsville Daily Bulletin — 11 July 1907
COMMERCIAL1. THE WOOL MARKET. Thomas Brown and Sons, Limited, are in receipt of the following cable from their London principals re wool Kales ?— Sales opined with a good at tendance of buyers. Competition moderate. Last sales' clcslnz rates fur ini'i-ino and line c-msEbriMl sire fully maintained; .coarso lo medium cross bivcls siM. at jiar lo five per cunt, de cline. The Australian Estates and Mort gage Co., Ltd., are In receipt of a cable from their London office, which reads .-—The fourtli series of London woul sales opened with a large attend ance of buyers, and as far as can be judged from the first sale prices are about on a par with the closing rates of last series. Prices for merino and fine crossbred, and medium and coarse crossbred wools show par to a fall of five per cent. r-algety and Company, Limited, Townsvllle, have received the follow ing telegram from their London office with reference lo the London wool market :— The wool sales opened to a large attendance of buyer...
MINING ACCIDENTS. HOBART, July 10. [Newspaper Article] — Townsville Daily Bulletin — 11 July 1907
MINING ACCIDENTS. (By Toli-grann.) HOBART, July 10. Harry Hall and Jame3 Thompson were working In a stope at Lyell Blocks to-day when the back of the stope suddenly came away, burying' Both men. After throe hours work Thompson was extricated, covered with bruises and suffering from shock, but Hall was completely covered and there was no hipe of savine h(m. A large subsidence occurred In the Hercules Mine,' Mount Reid, to-day. Fifty men employe, 1 In Hit stipes were In dMiq-pr. OJiu of them la missing, and It Is thought he has been killed.
O.K. FORTNIGHTLY REPORT. CAIRNS, July 10. [Newspaper Article] — Townsville Daily Bulletin — 11 July 1907
[ O.K. FORTNIGHTLY REPORT. ; CBy Telegraph.) CAIitNS. July 10. Following is the- O.K. report for the fortnight ending 3rd July:— Furnace in blast for 296 hours, durlns which it treated 837 tons nf nrr. :'-»? RO Inns hlls ter copper, equal to 9.55 per cent. The diagonal bore from the surface for testing the ore body at a depth Is down 250 feet. The recent rains have Improved tho road considerably, and good additions are being made to the flux and fuel stocks at the mine.
MINING. [Newspaper Article] — Townsville Daily Bulletin — 11 July 1907
MINING. The J.R.D. tiibutors cleaned up a crushing of 20 tuns 12cwt. of r.ioiie at the Ravenswonii Deep Mines mill oil Monday for a return of 44oz. MJwt. of smelted gold. The returns from con centrates, sands and sludges have yet to come. It Ift reported from Port Darwin that Mr Siayers, representing Adelaide capi tal, has offered nu.iwit f.ji- ilu July Cop;,er Company's piupc-ily on 11. e Uaiy River, and iliat he li;is e.,nc!ii';.-.l negotiations for tho piirrlinsr- t,r tin Wlisal Dauks mine in the same locality. Mr F. Fraser reports having shipped 67 bags of tin ore, weighing a Ions 2cwt. Oqr. 151b., on account of Fiaper's Cash Store.
BOILER INSPECTORS' QUALIFICATIONS. BRISBANE, July 10. [Newspaper Article] — Townsville Daily Bulletin — 11 July 1907
BOILER INSPECTORS' QUALIFICA TIONS. iRv Telegraph.) BRISBANE, July 10. Recently a deputation waited on me Minister for Works asking him to con sider the question of giving boiler makers an opportunity of applying for positions as inspectors of boilers. «.i present the applicants have to hold certain certificates, whereas boiler makers contend that for practical win-K such as that of boiler inspectors they were more fitted than were engineers. The inallpr has been looked into and it is understood that the officers are not favorably disposed towards a change on the. lines suggested, and have reported accordingly.
FEDERAL PARLIAMENT. THE SENATE. MELBOURNE, July 10. [Newspaper Article] — Townsville Daily Bulletin — 11 July 1907
FEDERAL PARLIAMENT. THE SENATB. (By Telegraph.) MELBOURNE, July 10. In the Senate to-day, In reply to Senator Walker, the Pre sident of the Executive Council said that £2500 was paid In casii by the late successful tenderer for the mall con tract on May 31, 1906. No bonds were furnished by the contractors, but. a bank guarantee ..was givpn for £2500, and the Government had no reason to doubt that the 'guarantee would bo met. Senator Millen: Have you taken steps to recover the amount? Senator BeBt: I cannot nay from per sonal knowledge, but I imagine that steps have been taken! Senator Guthrle: Do yon not remem ber the Government telling the Senate that it was perfectly satisfied with the bond? . .,??'- Senator IJg^JT^ cannot 'say of .my The folld^nji 'Bills were Introduced and *eMi'i,¥ifiiK' time:— Appeals iti' criminal j iSSe^S^mendment of the . Juaiairy A##ifcfttloia of salaries and «JlS«g3&Fth* Commonweals Qby^^TO^PiWorelchango, cheques ^^^^Pml'tiie; Addreu-inrtUvlr . , w...