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THE DESERT PROSPECTING SYNDICATE. An enterprising band of prospec-. torse backed by a syndicate of -local buineeas people, intend to leave 'g-.oorli Warly -t week for a
belt of. country 150 miles north-eas I of- Pingin, which the party pene trated fifteen months ago but were driven out again owing to lack .ot. water. The expedition includes Messrs. P. Moller (leader), H. "Thdmpson, T. "F. Thompson, W. Sparnon . and J. F. Carrirgtnm. Twelve camels loaned by the Go vernment will be used for transport purposes The syndicate is divided into 56 shares of £15 each, 7n . over 50 shares have been taken up; the prospectors taking 15: Three direc to0rs Messrs. W. Stewart, .C. Sawyer and W. J. Tooney, have been elected and Mr. B. Leslie has been .appointed secretary.