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MINING.

VICTORIAN GOLD YIELD. Press Association—By Telegraph—Copyright MELBOURNE, January 12. The State gold yield for the year was 409.7060z fine, of the value of £1.740.320, being a decrease of 25,2660z fine as compared with .1913. talisman return. For the broken period of Docenibci rmled the ]9th the Talisman Consolidated 1 1 o.ld .Mining Company, Ltd., crushed and Urated during the 17 days 5,350 tons ol me for a yield of bullion valued at £l7.dot Ids. The eo.'ts for the past month totalled Ms ;-d per tell, made tip as follows: Mine development, 14s lOd ; mining, 14s : milling, 12s Id ; general. 2s Bd. The mine rup-erinlcudeiii. has sent <L ‘ London the following cable Driving north from No. 12 winze, from 225 ft, u 27'!'.. reef 06111 wide, assay value £6 59d : from 275 ft to 121)11 1 . reef 24in wide, value nil. Driving roiith from No. 12 winze, from 195 ft to 219 ft, reef 21in whir, v;i!u< .hi; from 2V9ft b> 228 ft, reel .‘>9iu wide, assay value £2 Us; trout 228 ft t. 241 It, reel’ 42u; wide, value 2s. Laid Irilnuers £176.' To December, 1913 ... £2,1Ci.741 Retied eti ling .lamii’rv 31. 1914, 4.520 'outs 25,31.: Ecbnuuy 23. 4,480 tens ... 22.&7.a March, 4.800 tons... 22,81: April, 5.950 tons ... 22.091 May, 4.L00 tin's 22.01t dune. 4.430 tens ... 22,60! .Lilv. 4,600 tons 22.10! August. 4.280 tens '£.534 'September, 1.300 tens -_9’ri I(: tuber. 4,350 unis O'.IT: November. 4,150 ions 20.292 lUa •■mber, 5.55J tons LMoO To!ai to date £2.568.251 Total bn 1911 £263.516 bet.,l ,1 ivi it mis £065.534 THE BEN Dic'd EIELD. I'm- the Year 1914 mining opera! o:’.- on :he B. lidigo goldfield have shown a -lirptus of £65A37 in dividends. over calls. Iniiug tin lirst six inor.trs ~t 11 1 • ■ term, whi.-h (■.rowel on« of the most. >u •ewtul )e;i‘«l> for some years. "iaa gold pn dueilon for the year anunrhd ;o J 6)0.601 o/. ,v'nidi shows a, slight falling off compared r, itli 1913. Dividends tot.ilLd £126,878, ■r over £29.000 in excess of I lie previous 12 monlb-n Dalis aggregated £61.84 1, the 'inalhe; cent nim'. iou by smi.rcholders for in veavs. The numbm of siivideiid paving nirms increased fr-un 18 in 191, a m 23 m [9! 4. The iniotiT of the Klectrie No. 2 dredge rpnirte tlint the river has fallen 'tradiiy. ind that the weather has been very hot md dry. The Rvi-e ami Shine No. 2 dredge corked n out of 200 ft last week, making Aft ahead. The ground was very tight, mi earned ... many large -tones that it va- diiiieult to get bottom at time;. There vas a. good ib al of coal on the west «ide. The secretary of the Nokomai Hydraulic dinting Company rop-iiL that wash up vas made at No. 1, the return being b'Ooz sdwt. No. 2 also bad a. wash up. the esiilt being 141oz 3dwt for the paddock, j \t No. 5 bottom wan reached on Wednes- I lay at a depth of 65ft. The well hole has | loci! sunk, and the elevator rebuilt. Shut- j ng was started on Thursday. | Refiairs are being effected to the Lleetrie j in, 1 dredge. Tho boiler is liiii-hed, lint 1 be engim' will require a few mne das| eork. The screen will take some time. | lend progress is being made with the elc- ! atoia !5 bii,’ket= having been repaired. ' i

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MINING., Evening Star, Issue 15699, 13 January 1915

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MINING. Evening Star, Issue 15699, 13 January 1915

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