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THE BROOME MURDER. PERTH, September 4. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 9 September 1905
THE BROOME MURDER. PEBTH, September 4. Further particulars are to hand concerning the murder at Broome. The murdered man Liebglied was a traveller for Freedman & Co. and other Perth firms. - tie had made frequent business trips to the North West, and was well-known and respected along the coast. It appears that three white men saw some Malays push off in a dinghy towards the lugger Hose, belonging to Ah Chun, late on Thursday night, and they refused to retnrn when hailed. The following morning Liebglied's body was found in the mangroveB. When brought ashore it was found that his head was fearfully mangled, while a heavy gold ring was flattened on one of his fingers. The police discovered £451 neatly tied in paper parcels on Liebglied's body, and £60 was found in a handbag picked up on the shore. It was subsequently found that a dinghy belonging to the lugger Rose had been brought ashore and thoroughly scrubbed by the Malay crew. The theory advanced by some is that Liebglied ...
STOCK AND STATION NEWS. [Items of news intended for publication in this column will be gladly welcomed.] [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 9 September 1905
STOCK AND STATION NEWS. [Items of news intended for publication in this column will b« gladly welcomed.] A telegram received from Marble Bar state* that Messrs. Brockman Bros., of Corunna Downs, hare shorn 10,500 sheep for an average of 8 lb. of wool. This is an exceptional average for so far North, and the owners are to be congratulated. Meiers. Dalgety & Compa ly advise hav ing disposed of Mangaroon station on account of Mr. M. C. E. Bunbury at a satisfactory figure. The firm mentioned have booked 7,000 sheep for shipment by | Singapore line of steamers, the first ship | inent taking place by the Minilya about the 17th inst. As showing how freely wool is coming in now, the firm state that since the 1st of the month they have handled 413 bales. They report having sold 14 head of cattle on account Mr. C. A. Fane to Forrest, Emanuel & Co. at a satisfactory price. The Sultan is due at six o'clock this evening, landing 60 tons cargo, also 150 rams and one horse, and wil...
QUEENSLAND. BRISBANE, September 5. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 9 September 1905
QUEENSLAND. BRISBANE, September 5. j The steamer Tainan, which arrived last night, had a sensational experi ence after leaving Kuchmotsu for Hong Kong, the vessel being caught in a typhoon. The steamer was hove to when a huge wave broke over her. The barometer fell to 28'25 degrees, and the velocity of -the wind was 100 miles an honr. The deck fittings were destroyed, and one of the fannels swept overboard. Every thing movable on deck disappeared.
VICTORIA. MELBOURNE, September 2. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 9 September 1905
VICTORIA. MELBOURNE, September 2. ] A sensation was caused in Bendigo shortly before 8 o'clock last night by the report of two revolver shots fired iu quick succession. An investigation showed that the shots were fired in the Bank of Victoria, and that a youth named John Allen, a son of the manager of the Bank, had been shot through the ear. The youth, who lives with his father on the premises, heard sounds in the bank offices, and taking a lighted candle and loaded revolver proceeded to see what was the cause of the noise. On entering the office a man stepped out from the teller's desk, and snatching the revolver from his hand fired point blankathim. The bullet passed through Allen's left ear and lodged in the ceiling. The young fellow regained possession of the revolver and fired in the direction of the burglar, who made his way through a side door, down some steps into the back yard, and escaped. September 5. The trial of Herman Gray, ex teller of the Bendigo branch of the Bank o...
SOUTHERN NEWS. Perth, September 4. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 9 September 1905
SOUTHERN NEWS. Pej&th,. September 4. On Saturday evening a well-known resident of Kalgoorlie in the person of George de Winton, secretary of the Kalgoorlie Club, committed saicide. The circamstances were as dramatic aB unexpected. De Winton became attached to the housekeeper of the clnb, a woman named Leon, when the question of marriage cropped up, but the man did not view it favourably. After some wrangling over the subject De Winton and Leon mutually agreed to end their lives to gether, and they swallowed poison at the same time. De Winton died, but the womau recovered owing to swal lowing a large dose which induced vomiting. September 6. Last night a determined attempt was made to rob the Leonora branch of the West Australian Bank. Mr. Andrews, one of the bank officials, discovered the attempt and raised an alarm. Three men thereupon rushed from the building, and Andrews grabbed one, and held liim till as sistance arrived, when the prisoner was handed over to the police a...
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. ADELAIDE, September 5. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 9 September 1905
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. ADELAIDE, September 5. The Ministry has received a report from the Governor, Sir G. Le Hunte, on his recent visit to the Northern Territory. His Excellency speaks hopefully of the prospects of the pastoral, agricultural and mining in dustries and the future of the aborig ines. He asserts that the prosperity generally depends on the solution of the labour problem. The. Governor contends strongly that the Northern Territory will never be developed thoroughly except with coloured labour, which, he suggests, should be introduced on the indenture system.
GENERAL CABLES. ANGLO-JAPANESE ALLIANCE. LONDON, September 2. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 9 September 1905
GENERAL CABLES. ANGLO-JAPANESE ALLIANCE. LONDON, September 2. Lord Lansdowne, Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, and Viscount Hayashi, Japanese Ambassador in London, signed tbe new Treaty Al liance between England and Japan on the 12th nit. The Tiines commenting on the treaty says its terms are on a broadened basis to extend tbe scope and dnration of the alliance, and whilst purely of a defensive agree ment- the new treaty will effectually secure the maintenance of territorial status quo in Asia and provide joint protection of the interests of both parties against hostile action on the part of one or both Powers. It is conceived in no aggressive spirit, being directed for no offensive pur pose, and cannot bat prove a power ful guarantee for tbe preservation of the peace of Asia and indirectly of the whole world. The German newspapers comment ill-humouredly on the alliance. They revive the outcry of the yellow peril, and declare that Great Britain has entered upon a combination ...
RUSSIA'S INTERNAL TROUBLES. LONDON, September 2. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 9 September 1905
RUSSIA'S INTERNAL TROUBLES. LONDON, September 2. A number of peasants in the War saw district yesterday raided a prison, murdered eleven thieves and -wounded fifty. The remainder of the occupants of the gaol escaped, and appealed to the authorities at Warsaw for protection, which was granted. The peasant agitation is of a serious character, and is manifesting itself in several districts in Finland. Cossacks and infantry have been sent to the disturbed centres. September 4. Twelve hundred soldiers belonging to three regiments of infantry at Warsaw attempted to desert in a body, when the other regiments fired ou the mutineers, a number of whom were killed and wounded. Russia is preparing to land 100,000 troops at the Black Sea ports of Batonm and Foti to suppress the dis turbances in the Caucasus, and per haps reinforce the Russian garrisons in Turkestan.
INTERCOLONIAL NEWS. NEW SOUTH WALES. Sydney, September 2. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 9 September 1905
INTERCOLONIAL NEWS. . NEW SOUTH WALES. Sydney, September 2. | Iii the height of a fierce rough westerly gale at Newcastle last night the schooner Jones Brothers met with swift and terrible destruction, the whole of the crew, which numbered eight men, being drowned. The eteam collier Timarn had a sensational experience at Woolongong at 8 o'clock on Friday morning. The vessel got adrift and bumped into the coal shoots on the port side, smashing the captain's bridge and carrying away the ropes in the rigging. The situation became critical, and the captain had almost determined to scuttle the steamer when the vessel started to go back again. In the meanwhile a skiff with a pilot and two sailors put out with the intention of assisting the Timara by attempt ing to take a hawser from her. The boat, however, capsized, and its oc cupants were taken on board the Timaru. After hoars of suspense daylight broke, and the Timara was ultimately berthed on the other side of the harbour. September 5....
GENERAL NEWS. LONDON, September 3. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 9 September 1905
GENERAL NEWS. LONDON, September 3. A terrible massacre of Armenians by Tartar bands has occurred at Sbusha, in Armenia. Piles of dead and wounded are lying in tbe streets. An aeronaut named Baldwin as cended in a balloon yesterday from Greenville, U.S.A., carrying with him a quantity of dynamite with which he intended to give spectacular display. The dynamite, however, ex ploded prematurely, and the aeronaut was blown to piece? in the presence of 1,500 spectators. September 4. A disastrous fire has occurred in the Turkish city of Adrianople, which is in ruins. Of 7,000 houses burned only fifteen were insured. The post office, mosques, Greek, Ai'meniau aad Bulgarian quarters of the city were destroyed. Many fatalities have been reported. The death is announced in West Africa of Mr. Harold George Parsons, formerly a member of the Legislative Council of West Australia. A bomb was exploded yesterday under a tree in a crowded avenue at Barcelona, Spain. Two persons were killed and 20 wou...
POLICE COURT. CARNARVON. MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 4. (Before Mr. C. D. V. Foss, B.M., and Hickinbotham, J.P.) [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 9 September 1905
POLICE COURT. ^ CARNARVON. MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 4. (Before Mr. C. D. V. Foss, B.M., and Hickinbotham, J.P.) Johnny an aboriginal native, charged with assaulting Charles Chawner on July 23, pleaded not guilty. Mr. C. R. Ewing appeared on behalf of complainant, and Sergeant Houlahan con ducted Johnny's defence. Charles Chawner stated: I am a member of the firm of Chawner & Nash, sheep farmers, of Yalbalgo station. I know the defendant, Johnny, who is in my employ. His principal duty is to drive the sandal &nbsp; wood team, and he is also a general servant, &nbsp; I give him £1 per trip remuneration and as &nbsp; much food and clothing as required. About &nbsp; the 23rd of July the assault happened; it was on a Sunday. On July 23 it was necessary for me to go with the dray with a load of water to the sandalwood camp. On arriving there I met Johnny, who had come from Carnarvon with an empty waggon the night before. Johnny had a tomahawk with him; but...
QUEENSLAND. BRISBANE, September 7. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 16 September 1905
QUEENSLAND. BRISBANE, September 7. I A man named Lumberig was brutally murdered yesterday in a camp half a mile from Cairns. Lumberig, who owned considerable house property, was last seen alive on Monday morn ing. His dead body was discovered this morning terribly hacked about, there being eleven wounds on the throat, face, neck, and head. One of the throat wounds had penetrated down to the heart, causing death. Deceased was 67 years of age.
INTERCOLONIAL NEWS. NEW SOUTH WALES. SYDNEY, September 7. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 16 September 1905
INTERCOLONIAL NEWS. » NEW SOUTH WALES. SYDNEY, September 7. Farther sensational evidence was adduced by the Land Commission yes terday. Damaging statements were made by several witnesses regarding the dealings of Willis. September 12. The Coonamble police received a telegram from Qnambohe yesterday to the effect that Patrick Veech, a well-known squatter of Quambone, had been shot dead by George Lorie. Lorie also attempted to murder a man named Harris at Corinda, a small township twenty miles from Qnam bone. After shooting Veech Lorie cleared off. He is still at large, and the police are in pursuit. Lorie was released from gaol in May last after .having served a long sentence for sheep stealing. September 14. The man Lorie, who murdered Mr. Veech at Quambone station, was run to earth by the police yesterday. Lorie when he observed the police approaching drew a knife and cnt his throat from ear to ear. A loaded rifle and three cartridges were found be side the dead body.
GENERAL NEWS. LONDON, September 10. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 16 September 1905
GENERAL NEWS. LONDON, September 10. An attempt was made yesterday to seriously iujnre or kill the Dowager Queen Margherita of Italy. Several bonlders were placed on a road near Aosta along which the queen mother was about to pass in an automobile. September 11. Lord Londonderry, President of the Board of Education, speaking yes terday at Stockton-on-Tees, intimated that the details of the Anglo-Japanese treaty would be published shortly. September 12. The Morning Post, remarking upon Australian politics, says the relaxation of the old Labour attitude and the adoption of a policy of give-and-take is a good augury for the future of the Commonwealth. September 13. Reports are current that numbers of Transvaal and Orange River Boers have enlisted in the German service in Demeraraland. The newspapers at Capetown urge the Government to investigate the reports and if they be found true to remonstrate with Ger many, otherwise the colony will pos sibly have trouble with the natives.
A FLAGSHIP'S END. LONDON, September 13. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 16 September 1905
A FLAGSHIP'S END. | LONDON, September 15*. | A telegram received from Tokio on Tnesday states that the Japanese battleship Mikasa, Admiral Togo's flagship, while lying at anchor at jSasebo at midnight on Sunday, caught ffre and sank on Monday morning. The cause of the fire is unknown. While efforts were being made to extinguish the flames the magazine aft exploded, causing the vessel to heel over on the port side to below the water level. The casualties num ber 599, and include many rescuers from other ships. Admiral Togo was not on board at the time of the dis aster. The loss of the Mikasa has caused a profound sensation and cast a gloom over Japan. The fire origin ated in the base of the Mikasa's main mast and is believed to have been due to overcharged electricity. The maga zine exploded within an hour of the outbreak. It is stated there is some prospect of raising and repairing the vessel, as she sank in shallow water.
KAISER WILLIAM AND THE YELLOW PERIL. LONDON, September 10. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 16 September 1905
KAISER WILLIAM AND THE YELLOW PERIL. LONDON, September 10. | Kaiser William, in addressing a number of Congressmen of the United States who were visiting Berlin, spoke with extraordinary frankness concern ing the yellow peril. He considered that the Japanese were certain to close the open door and by their command of cheap labour force Europe and America out of the Oriental market. Therefore it was necessary, he urged, that the white nations should unite. The Kaiser mentioned that the Czar had asked him to request Presi dent Roosevelt to arrange the Peace Conference.
PASTORALISTS' ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 16 September 1905
PASTORALISTS' ASSOCI ATION. A committee meeting of the Gascoyne Pastoralists' Association was held on Tues day, ?when the following were present i-? Dr. Hickinbotham (chairman), Messrs. Matheeon, FOBS and Nicol. A report was made as to the progress of this year's improvements. A good deal of money had been spent on tree planting, bnt so far only fire or six of the trees bore any appearance of life. As there was no more money available for farther expense in this direction the committee resolved to discontinue for the present any further expense. A 5,060-gallon tank had been erected on the gronnd, and water would be available for distribution when the neces sary piping was laid down. A start had been made with the additional yards. The Government subsidy had not yet come to band, but the secretary bad made arrange* ments with the bank for accommodation pending its receipt. It was resolved that a dinner in connec tion with the show be held on Tuesday, 14th November, to take the place ...