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THE PREMIER AT COOLGARDIE. Coolgardie, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 1 May 1897
THE PREMIER AT COOL GARDIE. Coolgardie, Friday. The Premier was accorded an immense re ception at Coolgardie on Thursday. He arrived two hoars late owing to the delay at Northam through a goods van blocking the \ raits and delaying the goldfields train. The Premier was met at the s ation and driven to the Council Chambers. He then visited the mines. At a banquet in the evening he received a perfect ovation. He declared amidst loud cheering that he meant to carry out the Goldfields Water Snpplv scheme un less Parliament b'ocked hf m. He said the very streets of Coolgardie would pay for crushing if water were available. Sir John Forrest leaves by special train for Kalgoorlie this morning. He will be ban quetted this evening.
ESPERANCE NEWS. Esperance, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 1 May 1897
ESPERANCE NEWS. Esperance, Thursday. I A public meeting was held last night to consider a proposal to send a delegate to Perth to interview the Ministry with refer ence to a tramway over tb^sandh.II. It was considered that the eve of the General Elec tions was an inopportune time to approach the Ministry and the matter is to be allowed to stand over for the present. A conversazione was held at the Wesleyan Church last night to welcome the Bçv, Mr. Robins to the town. Dr. Black welcomed him on behalf of the townspeople and Mr. Rossiter on behalf of the church Mr. Bobins said he wished to make many friends and be wouuid be glad soon to join the cricket and foot* all clubs. Light showers fell last night. The jetty contract is proceeding rapidly. The Mayor (Mr. Burton) is visiting Norseman.
THE GLENBROOK TRAGEDIES. BUTLER'S CONFESSIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 1 May 1897
THE GLENBROOK TRAGEDIES. -* BUTLER'S CONFESSIONS. Interesting details have l>een famished in regard to the voyage from San Francisco. During the trip Butler spoke freely of his misdeeds, and seemed to glory in them. De said that he bad 14 murders and 21 big rob beries to tell about. He made a partial confes sion as to a number of murders committed in Western Australia. His life's story would provide one of the mo t sensational narratives ever penned if he could be believed. He asserts than when going to school he killed a boy, and that 10 years ago he should have been hanged for the murder of his "rife. Western Australia was a happy hunting ground in connexion with his reminiscences. He always gave daik hint6 respecting that colony, but never descended to details, and left his hearers to imagine that he was a sort of war-engin > over there, maliciously slaying penp'e wholesale. He distinctly told the Sydney detectives that he had murdered a German. Butler is a splendidly built...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 1 May 1897
BORWICK'S BAKING E: POWDER, c.' OOITTAINS KO ALUM AND IB A WELL-KNOWN PrjBB ENGLISH MANUFATUBE OF WOBLD-WIDE BEPÜTATION. A FEW BECEIPES FOB HOUSE HOLD USE. AK EXCELLANT SEED CAKE.-Take £-lb. batter and ^-lb. white sifted sogar, beat with the hand well together to a cream, add 3 eggs one at a time and well beat each one with the batter and sogar, dredge in 4^-lb. flour previously mixed with one fall teaspoonful BORWICK'S GOLD MEDAL BAKING POWDER ; add jj-oz. carraway seeds and beat again for ten minutes, bake at once in a quick oven about one hoar. This cake would be equally nice made with £-lb. carrants instead of carraway seeds. To MAKE A GOOD PLATN CAKE.-Mix well together one pound of flour, two full teaspoonfuls of BORWICK'S GOLD MEDAL BAKING POWDER, a little salt and spice, and a ¿-lb. sugar ; rub in a ¿-lb. of butter, add six ounces of sultanas two ounces of currants, and one ounce of candied peel ; moisten the whole with two eggs, and half-a- teaspoonful of milk previously bea...
AN INDESCRIBABLE SENSATION. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 1 May 1897
AN INDESCRIBABLE SENSATION. To be easily described a thing' most have clear outlines and unmixed colors. In other words it must be simple. A rent in one's olothin?, a boil on one's body, a tumble while walking', the shape of a box, «fcc , are easily set forth in words. On the contrary the complex and comprehensive things puzzle the mind and take the meaning from language. It was for this reason that Miss SaMaa Mitchell, alluding to an experience of illness, Bays :-"At this time there came upon me an indescribable sensation. It was as if the powers of life were going to fail me, and I should sink down without help, as a ston? sinks in water. Yet in saying this I convey no adequate idea of the nature of that feeling. I hope I shall never have it again. " The illness which led to it began in the spring of 1892. My health appeared to give way all at once. I found myself tired, heavy, and feeble. My appetite was poor, and after eating I had much distress at the stomach and pain at the ch...
PLANTAGENET. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 1 May 1897
PLANTAGENET. Tbe monthly meeting of the above board was held at Mount Barker on Saturday last. Present-Messrs. H. Warburton (chairman), W. Sounness, W. Reilly, A. Mair, B, War burton, and the secretary. A letter was read from the Under secretary for Lands asking for plan and field notes of survey from Woodburn to Kalgan River. The secretary was. instructed to reply that he had written to Surveyor RutherfoWl asking him for plan and field-notes, and tbs board had pot yet received them. Mr, H. Ciimie wrote asking the board's permission to erect gates on his property. It was resolved that Mr. Climie be permitted to erect self-closing swing gates, subject to the approval of the board when erected, the ap plicant to notify in Government Gazette. Miss P. Arber wrote asking the board's permission to. close a road or erect gates on. north-east comer of her blocks, 3 and 16. After Eome discussion, it was resolved, on Mr. Muir's recommendation, to close the track in question, subject to Miss A...
GIFFEN'S ELEVEN. TO-DAY'S MATCH. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 1 May 1897
GIFFEN'S ELEVEN. TO-DAY'S MATCH. Messrs. Gardiner, Keogh, and Prendergast, the selection committee appointed by the association, have chosen the following as the 22 to b?t against the Australian Eleven in the match commencing to-day : Metropolitan-E. Bishop, W. V. Daffy, A. W. Hoskings. J. 8. Howe, Martin, F. D. North, W. Wright. Karrakatta-C. Caldwell, A. Carlton, J. Grant, L. Herring, J. C. Sadleir. West Perth-H. Ellis, F. Harris. W. Hannah, F. Rolfe, J. Walker. Austral--E. Lockwood, W. Lockwood, E. Bandell. Yalgoo-H. B. Orr. North Fremantle-E. Preece Umpires, Messrs. Blundell and Mills ; scorer, Mr. Strutt. Lady Smith has consented to provide af ter noon tea on Tuesday, the last day of the match. LAND SELECTION ON. TUB GBEAT SOUTHBBN LINE.-The following return, made to the order of the Commissioner of Crown Lands (Mr. G. Throssell), showing the extent of the selections of land applied for since 10th February last within the late W.A Land Company's selections, together with a comp...
CRIMINAL SESSIONS. THE OUTRAGE BY HALF CASTES AT BEVERLEY. TWO MEN SENTENCED TO DEATH. Perth, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 1 May 1897
CRIMINAL SESSIONS. THE OUTRAGE BY HALF CASTES AT BEVERLEY. TWO MEN SENTENCED TO DEATH. Perth, Thursday. At the Criminal Sittings of the Supreme Court on Wednesday two half castes, Windar and Michael, and one native, named Badgin, were charged with committing a rape on a young woman named Mary Ann Ellis at Beverley. The evidence disclosed that the prosecutrix and her mother had walked to Beverley to church, and were returning when, about a mile out of town, they were met by the accused. The mother was dragged in one direction in the bush and the daughter in another. The latter was ravished by two of the men and then the one who had taken the mother away came up and com- mited a similar offence. The girl's mother is an old woman over 70 and she said that the man who took her away ravished her. The jury found Windar and Badgin guilty of rape and Michael of assault with intent, but recommended them to mercy on the ground that they were practically savages. Windar and Badgin were sentenc...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 1 May 1897
B Business ON MARCHE, LIMI TED. CARGEEG, JllMANI & GO. Thank their numerous Customers in ALBAN F and 6UBBOUNDING DISTRICTS for their past magnificent S apport, and beg to announce that they have privately FLOATED THEIB POPULAR 8TOBES INTO A LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY, the late MANAGING PARTNERS retaining a large Interest in the NEW CONCERN. ALL ORDERB FROM ALBANY will have Special Attention sad Prices charged and Quality given will be in keeping with THE BON MARCHE'S PAST BRILLIANT RECORD. BON MARCHE LIMITED. 165m ^ Y. HASSELL, & COY. AUCTIONEERS, LAND, STOCK, STATION, SHIPPING, COMMISSION AND GENERAL AGENTS Agents-Phoenix Fire Office and National Mutual Life Association of Australia. _YORK STREET, ALBANY._155f JOHN MOIB & COY., MERCHANTS, SHIPPING, COMMISSION, INSURANCE AND GENERAL AGENTS. IMPORTERS OF WINES, SPIRITS, & BEERS. GROCERIES & OILMEN'S STORES. CONSIGNMENTS RECEIVED AND DEALT WITH. GOODS RECEIVED AND STOKED. AUCTIONEERS AND LAND AGE...
The Advertiser SATURDAY, MAY 1, 1897. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 1 May 1897
SAT ÜB DAY, MAY 1, 1897. THE deputation of merchants and im porters that waited upon the Collector of Customs on Wednesday last had a genuine grievance to lay before him. It appears that for some time past it has been the practice at Fremantle, with thc sanction of the Collector, to allow the importers of potatoes at that port IO per cent, on the weight of potatoes as shown on the invoice to cover loss bj depreciation of quality and damage. According to the Customs Act the Colr lector has only power in the event of goods imported being damaged to make an allowance to the extent of the actual damage, and he has not the power to order that there shall be a redaction of the duty on any article imported if it has not sustained damage. What he has done at Fremantle is to vary the tariff in favor of Fremantle so that the im porters at that port pay a duty of only 18s per toa on potatoes while importers at Albany pay 2Qs a ton. If aa im? porter at Fremantle imports tea tons of potatoes he ...
ROADS BOARDS. ALBANY. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 1 May 1897
ROADS BOARDS. ALBANY. Á meeting of the Albany Roads Board was beld on April 24. Present-Mi-ssis. Mews (chairman), Neumann, McKail, Greenwood, Mowforth and tbc Secretary. The following accounts were passed for payment :-W. F. Forster & Co., £2 2s ; Donohue, £1 }5e ; F- Bird, £2 ; Woodelton, 12s ; A&gov.f, £6 6s ; Hupfield and Anderson, (on account) £12 7s 6d ; H. Bailey, 13s ; J. Tunney. £216 16s 3d, j Letters were received from Mr. Clifton offering the Board leave to erect an office on j Government land, and from the Under-Sec reiary, declining to give any further grant for Grasmere Road. From C. Greenwood re bridge at Maroel lup. It was proposed by Mr. Newmann and seconded by Mr, McKail that the discussion on this letter stand over till the next meet ing. Â letter was received from Mr. W. Bing surveyor re the a'teratioa. -f the plan of the proposed King River Bridge, and it was re solved thai the Board approve of the altera tion. The secretary was instructed to prep...
MOUNT BARKER FOOTBALL CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 1 May 1897
MOUNT BA.BKER FOOTBALL CLUB. A meeting of the above clnb was held at the Old Mount Barker Hotel on Tuesday last to appoint new officers. Mr. T. Vaughan was voted to the chair and abont 20 members were present. The chairman slated that il would be necessary to appoint a secretary, captain, vice-captain, also elect a new com mittee. It wv) proposed by Mr. G. V. Hyne and seconded by Mr. Jas Gordon that J. F. Scott be re-elected secretary.-Carried. It was proposed by Mr. Jas. Gordon and seconded by Mr. Hughes that Mr. T. Vaughan be appointed captain.-Carried. It was proposed nv Mr. F. Knapp and seconded by Mr. G. V. Hyne that Mr. Ja». Gordon be appointed vice-captain.-Ca-ried Messrs. A. Mitchell. Hyne, Gordon, Garrity, Vaughan, Hughes and J. F. Scott were elected the committee. It was decided that the secretary write to the North Albany Football Club inviting them to play a match at Mount Barker on May 24.
THE GENERAL ELECTIONS. Esperance, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 1 May 1897
THE GENERAL ELECTIONS. Esperance, Friday. Mr. Harney s position is considered to be imploring. The election generally is recog nised as a contest between Harney and Con nolly. It is not likely that Austin will poll many. Perth, Friday. Thirteen members have now been returned all ministerialists. The latest of these in clude : Mr. Hubble for Gascoyne. Mr. A. Y. Hassell for Plantagenet. Mr. T. F. Quinlan for Toodyay. Mr. Harper for Beverley. Mr. Qainlan beat Mr. Clarkson by 201 votes to 115. His.return over Mr. Clarkson caused immense surprise. It is said that the latter owes his defeat to the letter of recom mendation which the Ptemicr gave him a few months back. Mr. Harper beat Mr. Dempster by 38 votes. The Yilgarn nominations on Thursday were Cohn and Oats ministerialists and G. Leckie opposition. The Returning Officer for the Plantagenet District proceeded to Broomehill on Thurs day to receive nominations for the district. Mr. Hassell, the member for the district aUo went up. The ...
SPOTTING NEWS. THE FOOTBALL SEASON. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 1 May 1897
SPORTING NEWS. - THE FOOTBALL SEASON. Last week a meeting was held in Albany for the formation of a football and it was decided to establish a club called the Albany Wanderers. Members of this club come from all parts of the town and in these cir- cumstances it may be difficult to get mem- bers to fo:m a strong competing clnb. In these circumstances we suggest that the foot ball players could consider the advisable- &nbsp; ness of forming ward clubs. The effect of forming ward clubs in cricket has been ex- cellent and there seems no reason why the same result should not follow in football. Without the territorial distinction the public can take very little interest in the games, whereas with a division into wards not only the players but also the barrackers will be &nbsp; separated into camps each eager for victory. North, East and West teams could very easily be formed whereas with teams formed indiscriminately, one club might have such a preponderance of talent as ...
DEPARTURES. WEDNESDAY, APRIL 28. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 1 May 1897
I DEPARTURES. ! WEDNESDAY, APBIL28. ] MABLOO, SA, for Eastern Colonies. Passen gers from here : Mrs. Williams J Miss tontit; Mesera. Krebs, Barlow, Hiho (2), Henty, Fox, Davies, Moyle, Williams, Brenton, Fuller, Spargo, Lord, Keats, Wiseman, Cross and Mitchell. THUBSDAY, APRIL 29. OCEANA, B M.8" for Kastern Colonies. Pas sengers from here: Mrs Nason and infant^ Messrs Dowdine, Rieck, Mitchell, Cox, Edwards (2), Kerrison, Wendt, Miller, Moore, Davies, Rampling, Cartis, Mitchell, Gurr, Farmer, Burley,- Nason, Cussen, Andrews, Jenkinson. VILLE DE LA CIOTAT, F.M-S., for Marseilles. Passengers from ' here :. Mesdames Knight apd Mason : Messrs Knight, Mason, Luke, Fea by, Parker, Weil, Horns, BOB BOT, S.S., for Esperance. Passengers from here : Messrs Robertson, Bolitho, Green, Harris, Barker.
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. ARRIVALS. SATURDAY, MAY 1. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 4 May 1897
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. -. ARRIVALS. SATUBDAT, MAY 1. ADÉLAÏDE, as., from Fremantle. Passen- ! gère for here : Messrs. Martin, Francisco, I Kennedy. i OBOTAVA, B.M.S.. from the Eastern Colonies. Passengers for here : Mesdames Seldon and 4 children, Piesse, Evans, Opie and infant, Wearn and 3 children, Annear and 2 children, Sparrad and child ; Misses Wiseman, Duffy, Arnott, McKenzie; The Hon. F. H. Piesse, Messrs. Irwin, Lut ton, G-ntman, Shinnond, McCallom, Hawkinson, Andrew, Nicholls, Yoong, Dumphey, Cain, Loasley, Stiebel, Taylor, Martin, Bickford, Bohertson, Roberts, Townshend, Clowes, Evans, Bastin, James. SUKDAY, MAY 2. BULLAREA, s.s., from the Eastern Colonies Passengers for here : Mesdames Brennan and family. Searle, Hedland and child, Mor ton ; Messrs. Bell, Wilson, Frearson, Wood.
THE WEST AUSTRALIAN CONTINGENT. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 4 May 1897
THE WEST AUSTRALIAN CONTINGENT. The men forming the West Â astral ian con'ingeñt for London for the Jubilee arrived on Saturday morning, and were quartered at the Town Halj, thc lc wer hall being set apart for their use. The officers with them were Captain Campbell, Lieut. Hobbs, and Lieut. Strickland. As a selected military party the men are decidedly disap pointing. The artillery men are weedy, and several of the infantry are vi y ill-shajen for soldiers. Neither artillery nor infantry will, we trust, be accepted in London as samples of the average manhood of Western Australia-a country which for its men probably surpasses any other British country in the world. I he contingent is not up to the standard of a volunteer corps in a big city at home, and certainly not one-half of the men are set-up. The defects of the party have probaoly. arisen from the harry in which the arrangements had to be made. Members of tne party said that unsuitable men had been chosen and good men left be h...