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Word search Coober Pedy News Vol 3 No 13, November 11, 2009

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IMX Resources Limited (ASX:IXR) announced on 5 November that analytical results have now been received for the three holes of reverse circulation (RC) drilling completed in September on its 100% owned Cairn Hill mine, 35km south east of Coober Pedy.
Designed to test for additional mineralisation outside the current reserve / resource model, all holes intersected visible massive magnetite with copper mineralisation.
Two holes CHRC221 and CHRC223, were drilled on the west side of the Phase 1 South Pit. Both holes intersected narrow bands of massive magnetite and copper mineralisation beneath significant widths of Bulldog Shale and appear to have closed-off the strike extension of the mineralisation to the west.
A third hole CHRC222, collared on the south side of the South Pit to follow up 17m @ 54.40% Fe and 0.22% Cu (CHRC139) drilled in 2008, intersected 49m of massive magnetite with copper mineralisation grading 54.81% Fe and 0.14% Cu below the base of the planned pit. 
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Page 2 Coober Pedy News    11 November 2009

Local Businesses win Tourism Medals

The Old Timers Mine and John’s Pizza Bar were among thirteen Flinders Ranges & Outback tourism operators recognised at the recent 2009 SA Tourism Awards in Adelaide.
Although Coober Pedy businesses did not win any major categories, the Old Timers Mine won silver medals in the Tourist Attraction and the Heritage and Cultural Tourism categories, and John’s Pizza Bar & Restaurant won a silver medal in the Tourism Restaurants & Catering Services category.
Tourism Minister Jane Lomax-Smith says a record 141 entries were received this year, with gold, silver and bronze medals awarded in 27 categories.

Rose Berry and her daughter Markeeta, Old Timers Mine

Trent and Georgina Skipper, John’s Pizza Bar & Restaurant


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Page 3 Coober Pedy News 11 November  2009

Remembrance Day

We Will Remember Them 

Today our nation will pause to remember those whom we should never forget.
In 1918, on 11 November at 11am, after more than four years of continuous battle, the Western Front fell silent. The German army, after a series of heavy defeats at the hands of the Allied forces, called for a suspension of fighting to secure a peace settlement.
Remembrance Day marks the anniversary of this armistice which ended the First World War (1914 -1918). What began as two minutes silence to remember the end of a war that claimed over 60,000 Australian lives now remembers all those who have fallen on the battlefield in service of their country.
On the first anniversary of the armistice, it was proposed by an Australian and South African that two minutes silence be observed to commemorate those who gave all. This was endorsed by King George V to "mark the victory of Right and Freedom."
One year later, additional significance was attached to Armistice Day with the return of the remains of an unknown soldier from the Western Front. Interred with full military honours in Westminster Abbey, over one million people paid their respects the following week.
It took a further 73 years for the remains of one of Australia's fallen to be ceremonially entombed at the Australian War Memorial on 11 November at 11am. The traditional two minutes silence was observed in towns and cities all over the country, as we remembered not only the unknown soldier, but everyone who gave their lives for our freedom.
Today, in a modification from the original tradition, we observe one minutes silence to remember those who died in war for Australia's cause. In a nation of abundance, 
where peace is accepted as normal, where democracy is king and we are
free from tyranny, today we should all take sixty seconds to remember.
In those sixty seconds we should contemplate what might have been had it not been for the actions of our brave service men and women. We should pray for comfort for those who have lost a son, a husband or a father in the service of our nation. We should remember too the women who have bravely served our nation and paid the ultimate price.
At 11am every Australian has a patriotic duty to remember them. Lest we forget.

Senator Cory Bernardi


Page 4 Coober Pedy News    11 November  2009

Eulogy to Jose Telleria

In my opinion certain individuals have passed through Coober Pedy who, regarding the town's early development, have been iconic in stature.
Jose Telleria (Spanish Joe) was one such man.
He arrived in Coober Pedy approximately 1964-65, when the population was around 200. He mined for opal. 
He helped build the underground Catholic Church. 
Joe assisted in the construction of the Drive-In Theatre. 
He was one of the first to volunteer to light the airstrip in times of emergencies.
In short, he was a man whose community spirit was unlimited. 
Furthermore, Jose was one of the three members who started up the Italian Club.
Jose, was a man of good humour, and a good entertainer with his guitar, singing the best of Italian opera. He also had a great repertoire of Latin songs and South American and Spanish songs.
We draw comfort in the knowledge that these memories fly with you, wherever you are. 
Goodbye Jose (Spanish Joe).
Submitted, photographs and story, by Vince Malugani, Brett Trueman and Jim Pifarre (Spanish Jim).


Page 5 Coober Pedy News  11 November  2009

Aliya Zilic 'slit throat of Imran Zilic at Coober Pedy'
From the Advertiser article by JORDANNA SCHRIEVER, COURT REPORTER
November 11, 2009 12:48pm

A FATHER slit his three-year-old son's throat with a steak knife and threw him down a disused mineshaft because the boy was "the devil's helper", a court has heard.
Aliya Zilic, 33, has been charged with the murder of Imran Zilic at Coober Pedy between April 20-24 last year.
During a trial by judge alone, prosecutor Jim Pearce today told the Supreme Court Zilic was a drug addict who believed his ex-wife, Mirsada Halilovic, was "working for the devil" and "possessed by demons".
The court heard Zilic told police he believed his son to be in the hands of God.
"(Zilic) said Allah's name and dropped him in a shaft," Mr Pearce said.
The boy's body was found on May 9 in a disused drill hole 47km south of the Outback town.
The court heard police were able to locate Imran's body after Zilic drew a map and provided some directions.
Prosecutors alleged Zilic had travelled from Coober Pedy to Perth in April last year, arriving to pick up his son about 6am on April 20.
They alleged he then returned to Coober Pedy, stopping along the way including at Penong, near Ceduna, where a hotel proprietor described Imran as "hysterical".
Zilic is then alleged to have attended a doctor's appointment at Coober Pedy hospital on April 22nd, when he was prescribed an anti-psychotic medication.
"The killing has to have taken place sometime on either the 22nd or 23rd, bearing in mind (Zilic) left Coober Pedy on the 23rd," Mr Pearce said.
He said police found a washed steak knife in the kitchen draw at Zilic's one-bedroom unit in Coober Pedy had a DNA match to that of his son.
He said other forensic evi-dence, including blood in  Zilic's car, also linked him to the alleged murder.
Zilic was arrested in the West Australian town of Kununurra on May 1 last year, after travelling to Alice Springs and Katherine, both in the Northern Territory.
Mr Pearce said at the time Zilic told police he had  returned Imran to his mother.
The court heard Zilic had a history of mental illness and drug addiction, which began when he was as young as 17.
Justice Margaret Nyland is yet to determine whether Zilic was mentally incompetent at the time of the murder.
Mr Pearce today told the court three psychiatrists had provided reports indicating Zilic was having an acute mental attack at the time of the murder.
Each of the psychiatrists is expected to give evidence over the next two days.
The trial is continuing.



Page 6 Coober Pedy News    11 November  2009

For Sale
Dugout on 100m x 100m town block held under Occupation Lease
Approx 56sq m tunnelled, 2.8m ceiling, locrete-sealed, wood floor.
Fronted by shedding 8mx16m providing rainwater catchmentfor 1x2000 gallon and 1x1000 gallon polytanks.
Toilet and bathroom and caravan (with gas stove) under shedding roof.
Wired for 12v lights and power points (TV) via solar panels. Phone connected, 240v power and town water available. Fridge 5 cu ft, 12v-gas-240v, furniture,
Good ground, room for 3 more dugouts.
Ph 0427 815 561 for inspection by appointment.

Asking price $110,000
Photos on page 7.

(Cont. from page 1)

This significant new intercept confirms that the mineralisation continues down dip on the south side of the mine, and has a strike of at least 100m that remains open to the east. 

The new intersection is not part of the current Cairn Hill Phase 1 resource, and again highlights the potential to increase the resource base in the near mine environment.

Below: Cairn Hill Trial Mining Pit


Galatians ch. 5 v. 4:
And if you try to please God by obeying the Law, you have cut yourself off from Christ and his wonderful kindness.



Page 7 Coober Pedy News    11 November 2009

Dugout for sale - ‘Jim’s Kingdom’Details on page 6

Lounge/bedroom approx 12sq m. 
There are no dividing walls in the dugout

Stairway entrance to dugout

Main “room” approx 38sq m

Four boundary pegs encircled - block is 100m x 100m square

Stairway entrance to dugout


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Catacomb (Anglican)
Sunday 9.30am
Saturday 6.30pm
Sunday 10am
Coober Pedy Revival
Sunday 10.15 am, 7 pm
Wed 7.30 pm
Coober Pedy Brethren
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Home Church
Sunday 3pm
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Church - Assembly of God, Paxton Rd
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Friday Prayer Meeting: 7:30pm




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