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MINING.

A return of 340z sdwt ii reported from the 8uoo«m dredge for 115 hours' work. WAIHI DIVIDEND. The eighty-sixth dividend, of Is per hare for the quarter, paid to shareholders in the Waihi Gold Mining Company. Ltd.. luring the week, -would absorb £24,795 7s, and would bring the total dividends and bonuses paid to date to £4,681,387 19s Bd. There are at present 2,357 coloaicl shareholders on the register of the company, holding 186,020 shares, and the sum of £9,301 10s would be ditributod to them. When the previous dividend was paid (on September 1) there were 2,34© colonial shareholders on the register of the company, holding 185,230 shares, and they received £9,260 3s. The present distribution thus shows an increase to; colonial shareholders of £4l 7s. The total amount of bullion won from the mine to date is £10,715,122 10s 6d. AUCKLAND GOLD YIELD. The gold returns to hand for November from the varigsig mines in the Auckland Province represent a total value of £76,715 12s Bd. Of this amount the Ohinemurifield contributed £72,276 5s 2d. and the Thames field £4,439 7s 6<L There were no returns from CoromaadeL Compared with the total for October, last month's figures show* a decrease of £522 13s lid. In comparison with the returns for the mouth of November, 1913, the present total is smaller by £11,074 10s 3d. This is accounted for by the fact that the figures from Ohinemuri this year are £13.102 ISs 4d less than for the corresponding period of last year. The latest returns complete thoj figures for the first 10 months of 1914, and bring the total value of gold produced in the Auckland Province in that time to £772 430 19s 2d, ■which represents an increase of £15,931 lis, when compared with the total for the first 10 months of 1913. MOUNT LYELL. MELBOURNE, December 4. (Received December 4, at 10.55 a.m.) The Mount Lyell returns to November 25 w0re:—27,673 tons of ore were treated, producing 530 tons of blister copper, containing 578 tons copper, 39,953 ounces j silver, and 727 onnces gold.

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MINING., Evening Star, Issue 15667, 4 December 1914

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MINING. Evening Star, Issue 15667, 4 December 1914

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