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WEATHER REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 20 February 1897
WEATHER REPORT. The following is the meteorological report for the 24 hoars preceding 8 a.m. yesterday : Temperature. Wyndham . Derby . Broome Onslow Carnarvon . Geraldton . Yalgoo Cae . York Southern Cross Coolgardie . Perth Fremantle . Banbury Karridale Cape Leeuwin Katanning . Albany Esperance Bay max. 87 101 96 95 87 79 81 88 79 76 79 75 71 74 54 66 70 64 67 .54 min. rainfall 86 - 76 76 80 51 53 60 66 52 51 47 65 57 62 41 58 40 47 63 The Perth Indian Famine Belief fnnd now amount* to £ 163 13s. 3d. THE Works Cbmmitteee of the Perth City Council have selected Mr. Fred Collett ont of 38 applicants for the position of Inspector of Public Buildings. À OASE of scarlet fever has been reported at Carnarvon. The principal medical officer has taken the necessary steps for complete isolation of the patient. A CONFÉRENCE of Departmental Officers will take place early next week on the sub ject of the proposed new railway bridge over the river at Fremantle. IT has been decided to begin the G...
ADELAIDE CYCLING MEETING. RECORDS BROKEN BY LESNA. Adelaide, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 20 February 1897
ADELAIDE CYCLING MEETING. BECOEDS BROKEN BY LESNA. j Adelaide, Thursday. ! What was termed a Les aa record cycling j meeting was held on the Jubilee Oval yes- j terday. The proposal to hold the meeting I arose from the desire to allow the great French rider the opportunity of attempting to lower the Australian track record for 25 miles. The day was hot for riding, bat there was a fair attendance. The chief event was j the record breaking by Lesna, who was splendidly paced by Gladiator and Dunlop teams on quads and triplets. Although the Frenchman had previously ridden in two events, he lasted magnificently, and suc ceeded in lowering thc record for 25 miles and for one hours riding. Both these records were previously held by Martin, who rode 25 miles in 57min. 20secs., and covered 26 miles 380 yards in the hour. These records were put np by the American in Brisbane. Lesna to-day rode 25 miles in 54min. 8sec, lowering the record by 3min. 12sec.y and covering 27 miles 1,200yds. in the...
SPORTING NEWS. KATANNING TURF CLUB. ANNUAL MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 20 February 1897
. SPOUTING NEWS. -? KATANNING TUBF CLUB. ANNUAL MEETING. The sixth annaal racing fixture of the K.T.C. was held on Wednesday and turned oat a decided saccesa from every point of view. The weather was variable and in the morning light showers fell, the wind being easterly, bat towards mid-day the sky cleared and from that time forward fine weather prevailed. The attendance was perhaps not so large as might have been expected bat the entries exceeded those of former years by many, and on the whole the meeting must be considered the most successful yet held. Bach race was well contested, the largest field being that for the Back Bace, which yielded the largest dividend on the totalisa tor. The Hurry Scurry induced an equal number of entries (9) and was won by Wager, a local galloway. Laura's donble win was popular. The Selling Bace was the closest and best race of 'the day, Nimrod II just beating Princess by a short head. In addi tion to the totalisator which was in capable hands as he...
NEW ZEALAND. SUPPOSED FOUNDERING OF A SCHOONER. Auckland, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 20 February 1897
HEW ZEALAND. SUPPOSED FOUNDERING OF A SCHOONER. Auckland, Friday. The schooner Alert, which is long overdue on a voyage between Lyttleton and Nelson, is believed to have foundered, She had a crew of five men. LOBD ONSLOW. Lord Onslow has sent an illuminated address and five Union Jacks to the Ngatiabuia tribe, after whom his son born in New Zealand is named. Lady Onslow has sent a large portrait of the child to the tribe. A NEW CRUSHING PLANT. A syndicate has been formed to introduce the Merrall crushing mill into the colony. It is expected to cause as great a revolution in gold extracting as the cyandie process did. Ck) LO NET! Wilson, commandant of the military forces of Western Australia, is pay ing an official visit to Albany. He arrived yesterday accompanied by Mrs. Wilson and family and will reside at the Forts for a week. GOLD ESCORT.-A gold escort left Menzies on Saturday last for Coolgardie with 6,650oz. Constable Hughes was in charge of the escort. Of this amount the Weste...
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. VISIT OF THE PREMIER OF NEW ZEALAND. Adelaide, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 20 February 1897
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. VISIT OF TUB PREMIES OF NEW ZEALAND. Adelaide. Fridav. Mr. B. J. Seddon, Premier of New Zealand, arrived yesterday on a short visit. THE STRIKE OF BOOT MAKERS. The bootmakers have given a week's notice nf their intention to go oat on strike. Four hundred men will be affected. MILITABY. A reconciliation has been effected between the Commandant and the military officers, and the resignations -of the latter have been withdrawn. - THE QUEEN'S BEIGN CELEBRATION. Mr. Kingston will probably decline Mr. Chamberlain's invitation to visit England.
NEW SOUTH WALES. FEDERATION. Sydney, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 20 February 1897
NEW SOUTH WALES. FEDERATION. Sydney. Friday. Mr. Beid, the Premier, addressed a crowded meeting on Federation. He declared that Federation must be on a thoroughly demo cratic basis. He considered that the Federal capital shonld be within the boundaries of New South Wales. COINERS. A coiner's plant has been discovered at Woolloomooloo. It was used by a watch and jewellery repairer. Moulds for sovereigns, half-sovereigns, and ether coins were confis cated, and the occupant arrested.
INTERCOLONIAL. VICTORIA. THE QUEEN'S REIGN CELEBRATION. MOUNTED RIFLES FOR ENGLAND. Melbourne, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 20 February 1897
INTERCOLOHIAL. -. VIGTORIA. ? THE QUEEN'S REIGN CELEBRATION. MOUNTED RIFLES FOB ENGLAND. Melbourne, Friday, The Government have decided to send 20 mounted riflemen to England for jubilee time, but on the ground of the expense de clined to grant £2,000 to Bend a rifle team to Bisley. BEACHING OP A BASQUE. The Court of Marine Inquiry has sus pended Captain Hyland's certificate for six months for beaching his barque, County Antrim, off the Ninety-Mile Beach. BUBGLABY. The man Buckley, charged with the Caul field Post Office robbery, has been fonnd guilty. Sentence was deferred. He acknow ledges ll previous convictions, GOLD YIELD. The gold yield for January was S2,200oz. A COWABDLY ASSAULT. A cowardly act is reported from Tarna gulla. A miner named Nichols-was working in a drive when he was hailed from the sur face, and upon coming out of the drive into the shaft a lump of quartz was thrown down, which struck Nichols on the head, and fractured his skull. A man bas been arrested on susp...
DEPARTURES. THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 18. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 20 February 1897
DE PA RT ORES. THURSDAY, FEBBUABY 18. MACGREGOR, S.S., for Esperance. Passengers from here : Messrs Dallison and Brown. ABCADIA, B.M.8., for Adelaide. Passengers from here: Mesdames Fonlkes, Jacoby, and Oats ; Misses McGee, McLemon, Boweee and Douglas; Messrs Jones, Austin, Yoong, Black, Fonlkes (2), Blyth, Blackman, Beek, Eiikland, Barker, Bickford Phipp, Jacoby, Walker, Parley, Holman, Odgers, Collins, Doncaster, Alver, Cunningham, Cordwell, James, Dobie, HUI, Oswald, Smith, Jenett, Birt, Quick, Clement, Howie, Blackwell, Burrows, Bennett, Stock, Morphett (2), Brown, Towton and son, Gregory, Snook, Galliard, Colbert, Mathisen, fisses, Berry man, and Andrews.
MINING NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 20 February 1897
MINING NOTES. Fraser's South mine has crushed 275 tons for a yield of IMoz. of gold. Niagara reservoir has been commenced. The contract price is £25,000. The King Solomon mine is keeping up its recently acquired reputation. Improvement is being made at the Bl vira mine, near the Bed Bluff. At Yerilla there is a general state of activity, four mines being in full swing. The opening of the Mount Margaret battery will take place in about five weeks' time. The Great Eastern mine at Lawlers bas crushed 813 tons yielding l,581oz. of smelted gold. Good gold .was struck while sinking a shaft at the Connells' mine, Goongarrie, last week. A complete battery, for public crushings only, has been shipped from Adelaide for Niagara. : The outlook at the Mount Malcolm mine is decidedly improving, according to the re port of the manager. The reports from the Empress of Cool gardie mine show that some of the very rich ore goes 20oz. to the ton. A change of management has taken place at the Mount Marg...
FOREIGN CABLES. [FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT] The Jameson Raid. THE EVIDENCE OF MR. RHODES. IMPORTANT STATEMENTS. London, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 20 February 1897
FOREIGN CABLES. [FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT} The Jameson Maid. THE EVIDENCE OP MB. RHODES. IMPORTANT STATEMENTS. London, Wednesday. The Prince of Wales and numerous members of the House of Commons and the House of Lords were present at the Raid Inquiry. No ladies were present. Mr. Rhodes said that the persistent unfriendly attitude of ¿he Transvaal to wards the Cape had prevented their taking common action, and the denial of civil rights to the Uitlanders was in tolerable. The Uitlanders had been on the verge of revolution for years,- and they would continue- to prepare for a change until their grievances were re dressed. Dr. Jameson, he said, started without his authority, but he admitted placing troops on the frontier, and sup plying them with money and arms. Probably, he added, he was morally culpable. The attitude of Prince George to Crete was analogous to his own with regard tb the Transvaal. - Sir William Harcourt cross-examined him, and the proceedings were watched with intense i...
SHIPPING ITEMS. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 20 February 1897
SHIPPING HEMS. The barque Dannard left here for Hobart on Thursday. The steamer TV óllowra is due here toda; from Fremantle. The steamer Nemises left Melbourne yester day for Adelaide and W.A. ports. The steamer Marloo is expected early this morning from the Eastern Colonies, The steamer Rockton arrived here from the Eastern Colonies yesterday afternoon. The B.M.8. Cuzco, from the colonies, is ex pected to arrive here this afternoon. The steamer Tagliaferro left thia port at 1 p.m. on Thursday for Newcastle direct. The brig Edward left here on Monday for Edithburg, South Australia, to load salt. The steamer Cloncurry is due here to-day, having left Adelaide on the 16th instant. The steamer Adelaide did her last passage from Melbourne to Albany in 4 days 13 hours. The steamer Elingamite, from Adelaide, is dne here to-day. She has 20 tons of cargo for this port. The barque Dcsideria left here for New castle, N.8.W., last Monday, where she is chartered to load coals. The barque Dunnard...