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  2. MINERS AND POLITICS.

    BALLARAT, Thursday. — At the annual conference of the Amalgamated Miners Association at Daylesford in February, a resolution was carried that action should be ...

    Article : 363 words
  3. MONETARY AND MINING.

    The recently-constituted Geelong Water-works Trust has concluded an agreement with Mr. F. Thoncmann, of Queen-street, for the underwaiting of a loan of £275,000. ...

    Article : 2,393 words
  4. COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE.

    Business in nearly every direction continues to be dominated by the dry weather, which is affecting both the grain markets and general trading. Wheat is not offering ...

    Article : 1,590 words
  5. MOUNT MAGNET STRIKE. TASMANIAN PREMIER APPEALED TO.

    HOBART, Thursday. — The Premier (Captain Evans) received the following telegram from Messrs. Croft Brothers, Fagun, and Dawson. to-day:—"Mt. Magnet.— ...

    Article : 192 words
  6. CUSTOMS REVENUE.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 24 words
  7. BUTCHERS' AND STATION PRODUCE.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 181 words
  8. INTERSTATE MARKETS.

    SYDNEY, Thursday.—Wheat was quoted at 4/5½ without business, the maillers obtaining supplies from Adelaide at equal to 4,45¼ in Sydney. Flour sold to £10. The private sales of tea included ...

    Article : 282 words
  9. SUPPORT BY THIS A.M.A.

    BALLARAT, Thursday. — In reference to the Mount Magnet strike speeches were made at to-night's meeting of the local branch of the Amalgamated Miners' ...

    Article : 236 words
  10. WORK AND WAGES. BUTCHERS IN TROUBLE.

    Bonnet and Woolcock, butchers, Bourke-street, were yesterday proceeded against at the District Court on five charges of having failed to pay overtime to four employees, ...

    Article : 250 words
  11. SYDNEY LIVE STOCK MARKET.

    SYDNEY, Thursday.—At Homebush to-doy 25,000 sheep and lambs were penned. Although medium quality merinoes were considerably in evidence, there was a better representation of prime than ...

    Article : 269 words
  12. ANNIE LAURIE GOLD MINE, TARADALE.

    About nine month ago the Annie Laurie mine, Taradale, was inspected on behalf of the Premier Options and Development Company, and encouraging prospects being obtained in a defined ...

    Article : 322 words
  13. THE RAILWAYS. ESSENDON SERVICE.

    A correspondent writing in "The Argus" yesterday, drew attention to the congestion of traffic on the Essendon line, between 5 p.m. and 5.30 p.m. Inquiries made it the ...

    Article : 124 words
  14. THE IMPORT MARKETS.

    Tea.—A moderate business has been done, about 200 packages Ceylon being sold at up to 11½d. Colombo cable advices state that at Wednesday's sales the market was strong, ...

    Article : 1,412 words
  15. THE SHARE MARKET.

    Save that Victorian Government 3 per cent. inscribed stock, due 1929, had sale at £90, no fresh features marked the dealing in either stock or bonds, and no important ...

    Article : 897 words
  16. STRUCK AT CLONCURRY.

    BRISBANE, Thursday. — The difficulty in connection with the wages of the men on the Cloncurry line has cropped up again a number of men having gone out on strike. ...

    Article : 137 words
  17. MELBOURNE STATION PRODUCE MARKET.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 482 words
  18. TENDERS ACCEPTED.

    The Railway department has accepted the following tenders—Supply of galvanised steel pulleys for signals, E. H. Chown, at rates; supply of steel joists, angle brace, ...

    Article : 59 words
  19. INTERSTATE EXCHANGES.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 550 words
  20. TASMANIA SMELTING WORKS.

    ZEEHAN, Thursday.—The furnaces it the Tasmania Smelting Company's works were run down to-day, and the various mines have been notified that till further notice supplies of ore will not ...

    Article : 132 words
  21. BARRIER BUTCHERS' STRIKE.

    BROKEN HILL, Thursday. — The butchers' strike is virtually at an end, although the union shops are still being conducted, and the co-operative butchery is ...

    Article : 78 words
  22. KORUMBURRA STATION.

    KORUMBURRA, Thursday.—The contract, for the erection of the new brick railway station here will be completed by the contractor, Mr. (J. Vincent. of Flinders-lane, Melbourne, in about a ...

    Article : 101 words
  23. BROKEN HILL MINING.

    BROKEN HILL, Thursday.—The NORTH EXTENDED mine leases and machinery, which were bought by the North mine, brought £200. The manager's office was sold for £63. ...

    Article : 30 words
  24. THE BLACKBALL TROUBLE.

    WELLINGTON (N.Z.), Thursday.—Advices from Greymouth state that discontent at enforced idleness is growing among the Blackball miners, who will probably put an ...

    Article : 43 words
  25. COMMISSIONERS ON TOUR.

    BENALLA, Thursday.—The Railway Commissioners paid their annual visit of inspection to Benalla to-day. They were met by Councillors Gregerson and M'Pherson and Messrs. Hill, Clorke, ...

    Article : 134 words
  26. WALHALLA MINES.

    WALHALLA Thursday.—The stopes at the four levels being opented on in the LONG TUNNEL show no change from last week. They are making fair progress with repairs to the old ...

    Article : 228 words
  27. STRIKES ADVOCATED.

    SYDNEY, Thursday. — On Friday last the executive of the Sydney Labour Council passed a resolution condemnatory of the Industrial Disputes Bill, and that unions be ...

    Article : 158 words
  28. STAWELL DISTRICT.

    STAWELL, Thursday.—At Tuesday's meeting of the Stawell Shire Council it was resolved that the council should act as a railway construction trust and make application to the shires of [?] ...

    Article : 73 words
  29. WEST AUSTRALIAN YIELDS.

    KALOORLIE, Thursday. — March outputs:— GOLDEN HORSESHOE, 23,484 tons, 12,087 fine ounces, valued at £51,452; expenditure (including £4,338 development and capital), £31,290; profit, ...

    Article : 72 words
  30. AVENEL-STRATHBOGIE LINE.

    AVENEL, Thursday.—A large meeting was held here last night to discuss the advisability of securing a railway from Avenel to Strathbogie, and to take steps to have the claims or this district placed ...

    Article : 115 words
  31. MELBOURNE MARKETS.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 740 words
  32. LONDON QUOTATIONS.

    A. RUTTER CLARKE, Equitable-building, Collins-street (telephone No. 4,5366), has received the following quotations, dated London, 8th inst.:— "Broken Hill, 43s. 9d. teller; South Broken ...

    Article : 95 words
  33. MAORI "JOHN THE BAPTIST."

    DUNEDIN, March 28.—Rua, the so-called Maori prophet, who says he is John the Baptist, has built a sacred village on the site of an old fighting pa in the wilds of the ...

    Article : 367 words
  34. TIN YIELDS.

    Tingha, N.S.W.—No. 1 Dredge—Partial cleanup 1½ tons, for 144 hours work. No. 2 Dredge— Completed paddock for total of 7 tons, for 655 hours' work. ...

    Article : 60 words
  35. AVENEL AND RUFFY.

    AVENEL, Thursday.—A large meeting was held in the public hall, for the purpose of securing, if possible, the inclusion of the surveyd route for the proposed railway to Ruffy from Avenel. This ...

    Article : 151 words
  36. BALLARAT.

    A transaction in AJAN was recorded at 12/. The tonnage reduced for the month shows a decrease, owing to a mishap to 10 heads of stampers, which has since been remedied, but the average ...

    Article : 541 words
  37. YIELDS.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 154 words
  38. DANGER TO PASSENGERS.

    Sir,—Some time ago a young lady, getting out of the Box Hill train at one of the stations, was thrown on her back through the train moving after it had stopped, and, though she was able to get ...

    Article : 123 words
  39. CONNECTING TRAINS.

    Sir,—I was glad to see someone at last taking up this matter, and I can heartily sympathise with "Disgusted," having been a sufferer on several occasions lately at Richmond. You refer to your ...

    Article : 228 words
  40. DIVIDENDS.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 209 words
  41. WHEAT AND OTHER PRODUCE.

    Wheat.—The local market is firm in tone, though business is not active. Supplies are not offering with any freedom from the country, while millers. working on rather ...

    Article : 969 words
  42. WEIGHTS AND MEASURES.

    Yesterday, at the Footscray Court, before Councillors H. E. Caldecott (mayor). G. Hills, and Mr. J. M'Phee, J.P.'s, Susannah Ravenscroft, shopkeeper, of Birmingham-street, Yarraville, was ...

    Article : 216 words
  43. CLOSER SETTLEMENT.

    The Lands Purchase and Management Board invites applications for an allotment on the Overnewton Estate. The area of the allotment is 79 acres, and applications must ...

    Article : 108 words
  44. WIDTH OF TIRES ACT.

    For breaches of the Width of Tires Act the firm of J. Kitchen and Sons, yesterday, at the Foots cray Court, was fined 11/, with 3/ costs; Samuel Lambrick, 5/, with 20/ costs; and William ...

    Article : 138 words
  45. BENDIGO.

    A substantial advance in shareo values was made by CATHERINE REEF UTD. Buyers offered up to 16/9 for the scrip, but holders wanted 18/. The company, in a report posted at the Exchange ...

    Article : 972 words
  46. MINING NOTES.

    The managers report:— Mt. Farrell Blocks, Tas., 6th.—A good deal of galena in face; appears of lode character. Cannot yet determine as only one shot been put in. ...

    Article : 228 words
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