A land of promise : Western Australia in 1897-98 / by Trant Chambers

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Chambers, Trant
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N 919.41 CHA
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Perth, W.A. : Perth Printing Works, 1898
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Land of Promise 5
[Chapter heading not available] 6
MAP OF South West Division WESTERN AUSTRALIA 7
[Chapter heading not available] 9
LAND OF PROMISE 17
[Chapter heading not available] 18
LIST OF CONTENTS. 19
[Chapter heading not available] 20
ILLUSTRATIONS. 21
[Chapter heading not available] 22
CABINET MINISTERS OF W. A. 23
Preface. 25
Introduction. 27
Part I. 32
LATEST LOAN. 48
State Railway System. 49
Midland Railway of W.A. 58
Trade of the Colony. 60
Postal and Telegraphic Business. 64
State Education. 68
Climate. 73
Mining Industry. 76
Growing Increase of Gold Yields. 77
An Assured Outlook. 81
Details of Yield. 82
Encouragement of Prospecting. 82
Production of the Various Districts. 82
Comparison with Other Colonies. 84
Water Supply. 85
Coolgardie Water Supply Scheme. 87
Perth Mint. 95
Mining Machinery. 97
New Goldfields Railways. 98
Mineral-Leasing Conditions. 100
Metals other than Gold. 101
Collie Coalfield. 102
Departmental Report. 104
Part II. 109
Free Farms. 112
Conditional Purchase of Land. 113
Pastoral Holdings. 116
Proposed Amended Legislation. 123
Relief to Pastoralists. 124
Working Men’s Blocks. 124
Free Homestead Farms. 125
Poison Land. 125
Timber Lands. 125
Purchase of Private Estates. 126
Selection of Land. 129
Rapid Progress of Settlement. 131
Bureau of Agriculture. 133
Land Titles Business. 133
Work and Purposes. 134
Future Extended Scope. 136
Bright Agricultural Prospects. 137
Fertile Districts. 139
Desirable Settlers. 142
How to get to Western Australia. 143
Wages and Cost of Living. 148
Crown Lands Department. 149
Agricultural Bank. 151
Dairying and Home Husbandry. 152
Fruit-Growing. 154
Viticulture. 160
Specimen Locality. 164
Forest Resources. 169
Fisheries. 173
Prospects of Oyster Culture. 175
Pearling Industry. 179
Openings for Manufactures. 183
How the Farmer Supports the Artisan. 185
ADDENDA. 186
An Up-Bounding Gold Yield. 186
[Chapter heading not available] 187

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