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THE MAN ABOUT TOWN. VISITS SUNDRY PLACES. MOUE "FOWL" PLAY. WHAT BECAME OF THE "COPY." [Newspaper Article] — West Australian Sunday Times — 5 June 1898
THE MAN ABOUT TOWN. î VISITS SUNDRY PLACES. MOUE "FOWL" PLAY. WHAT BECAME OF THE 'COPY." 1 h-i ve j'ist received a little in :'&lt;>? iiiMtion a bunt, Fremantle Gaol «hieb mav be of interest on the principle of a straw showing ft om which point the wind blows. The superintendent asked for a quai-teily i et urn to be prepared of the work done by the prison tradesmen. Among other items was one foi* £3 odd charged to ** Hie erection of an officer's fowl- house." A pencilled draft of the retu-n whs shown to the clerk of works (who i*? also a warder) be- fore completion, -Hid this particu- lar item ivasordfied to be struck out and placed to "general ptisou repairs." 1 have no doubt but iii it- ih"-e pe*c(,ns have authority to bu Id a fowl-house by prison labour for themselves. If not thev i-honhl have, :».s it. only seems a legitimate privilege for men in their position. The onty thing curious about the matter is, why was the item " erection of fowl- house " struck out, and th...
THE WEST AUSTRALIAN Sunday Times. SUNDAY, JUNE 5, 1898. THE NEW RAILWAY RATES. [Newspaper Article] — West Australian Sunday Times — 5 June 1898
THE WEST AUSTRALIAN SUNDAY, JUNE 5, 1898. THE NEW RAILWAY RATES. The Press of Perth is very care- ful to publish every scrap of alleged intelligence which is likely to favour its pastors and masters, the Government, and which may make its appearance in the gold- fields or provincial papers, and it is equally careful to dihgeutly suppress everytlring which may tend to their discredit, even though it be true as Holy Writ Foi* ibis reason the vast majority ofl the people of Perth are quite ignorant of the particulars of the Jätest piece of high-banded robbery perpetrated by the Government, the papers they, support having been careful to publish the replies' .of fjrovemraent officials to the eriticisms to which they haye,Jbeen subjected, w!6i|¿^Ihe critics 'îhem selves have*-Been totally ignored. Speech after speech in condemna- tion of the Government's action has been uttered by goldfields men ; and the ^newspapers published in the, auriferous belt have teemed with-articles respecting ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — West Australian Sunday Times — 5 June 1898
INSURANCE. SON INSURANCE OFFICE) OF LONDON. ESTABUSHED A.D. 1710 Capital.£2,400,000. Invested Funds ... £2,086,104. WEST AUSTRALIAN BRANCH. Directors : W. T. LOTON, Esq JAMES MORRISON, Esq. J. C G. FOULKES, Esq BitarmU! . BANK OF NEW SOUTH WALES. Auditors: Messrs. H. H. HOLMAN & Co. MANAGER AND UNDERWRITER : JOHN S. PEARSON. Resident Secretary. Perth, April 6,1898. LONDON & WESTERN AUS- TRALIAN EXPLORATION COMPANY, Limited MINING PROPERTIES BOUGHT, FLOATE», OB FINANCED Menino Machinery Supplied For an Interest in Approved and Developed Properties. Any information can: be obtained from ALEX. MATHESON & CO., Merchants & Commission Agents, HUNT STREET, COOLGARDIE. Also, at St. George's-terrace, Perth, : Agents for the Company in W. A. RALPH POTTS, SOLE PROPRIETOR WELL-KNOWN REMEDIES, MAGIC BAMH& MAGIC PILLS Sold Everywhere NEW YORK DENTAL INSTITUTE. New Premises 493 Hay-street Perth. Also, Corner of Market and Leake Streets, Fremantle, And 74 Gre...
THE FEDERAL QUESTION. FROM THE WESTRALIAN STANDPOINT. (WRITTEN FOR THE "KALGOORLIE MINER.") II. [Newspaper Article] — West Australian Sunday Times — 5 June 1898
THE FEDERAL QUESTION. FROM THE WESTRALIAN STANDPOINT. (Written for toe "Kalgoorlie Miner."; By P. C. B. Yospkr, M L.A. II. I We have next to cmsider the question of federation in it* fiscal m t fi »a«ci .1 aspects. One of ih . principal-tn fact almost tlie eolit-M-y argument - advanced agai»ist federation by local pr.i vineialUt« is that we shall suffer fr*>m a fiscal elis tige, meaning thereby that certain duties will be lost to the revenue of the colony. None of the arguments used in the Rast apply to this -count ty, which has been peimitted to nbtaiii cet - tain concessions which give us au immense advantage over oti neighbour*»-mi immense, in fact, as to affo-d the groundwork of many objections fioin less fortu- nate communities Nevei theless. weare very properly cal i ed up »ii to make Some apparent sacrifi vs. md of these the principal i&lt; tilt practical ab.ilition of the food *1 urie:?. This ma be an excellent contention to use am«»««: the 3003 persons who coii*»...
F OH DAY TO DAY. [Newspaper Article] — West Australian Sunday Times — 5 June 1898
F OH MY TB MY. " Br "Yoi." The correspondence in the daily newspapers ander the heading "Manied v. Single, and Foreign era/' «hould soon &rtmniure imv, as judging by the minibeV*»f civil: serVants who aré$0>îie shortly di-; missed-whu;h «just iii« Same as saying "who's stetsiri^ès]i«i«t&lt;» be di«5|>ensed with,"' liiere WiHBÏi.Mrly; be ueither married, sinfrle. f¿»ív irn¿ home growth, bond or F-ei\ left ¡u. the civil service to waqfe Uew~ pnper war upon the intensely in- teresting topic, of who should =«»».! who should not. ¿et and hold 'Iii - lets under the. Government. . * * Seeing that everyt-hiug else m W'.A. is protected up to rho h iii. the gentry who an* heiles of ¡ii« soil, or rather-sand. have, a p. >i\-&lt;-¡ right lo expect C"iisi.lriat i «n iu tim matter of billets before the claim-, of aliens are thnii«rht. of. Just so. any empty-headed individual who applies shou.d -he taken «>ii ;,> a civil servant nieiely because Ju- lias had t...
THE GOLDEN RULE. [Newspaper Article] — West Australian Sunday Times — 5 June 1898
;. THE GOLDEN RULE. ''Do unto others as ye would that others do ? -to you." Pne of the leading periodicals re- cently contained the following :-**" Is the Golden" finie applicable to business in the present day ? The answer generally is that it is not. At least, whatever may be the answer with the lips, the practical answer in business is decidedly in the negative. One man, however, is crank enough to believe that tiie Golden-Bale-can be applied to business now, and that it is not neces- sary to wait- until the so-called millenium before .living up to this principle. The Mayor of Toledo ÏB the mau. He was nominated and '" elected to lus present ' office because of his practical bellefin the (tolden Bule. He has a factory. He pays living wages to his employes - does to them as be would be done by He has opened a park near his factory called the * Golden Bule Park.* Services of an nndenoruinataonal character are held there on Sundays, the design of which is to inculcate the Golden Eul...
MELBOURNE MEMS. Melbourne, May 23. [Newspaper Article] — West Australian Sunday Times — 5 June 1898
> BC£LBamtifE^láS!af& M^^rue, May:23. J. S. Edge "is getting ' Trojan's lH»tber,Troy^ into form rapidly (he is fencing .splendidly)^ and he should .-score a wjai within, a fort- night. Mr. S. -Miller is «ported, to. haye" an 18-carat youngster ia. The |lird: (Splengpnr--Ça^ary). He wii^pcoye %"b'ûïL" in" one of the i^-year.toH Wenfs tojbte run before the Grand Siationals come on. [Our correspondent's« ' tip proved correct. The Bird_ won the T.T.O. Handicap at Fleming-1 ton on the 24th inst. Sporting Ed. Sunday Times.] When the Grand Nationals do begin to at- tract attention, backers must ponder over the fact that the Miiler^^pHgBI^âMBners is pru babjg^SSSmU^ asaBlBll^ever it hi looking naml" "" the working ^__ new arrival at^ne^sfiJS^course is a very taking-looking three-year old bay coit by Carbine from the Grandmaster mare Inheritance, who recently became an inmate of Walter Hickenbotham's stable. He hails from Mr. H. Devlin's Silver Pines Stud, having been bought by hi...
PUBLIC LETTERS TO PUBLIC MEN. [No. 21.] To THE HONOURABLE SIR JAMES LEE-STEERE, KT., SPEAKER OF THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. [Newspaper Article] — West Australian Sunday Times — 5 June 1898
PUBLIC LETTERS Ti) PUBLIC MEN. [No. 21.1 "i To THE HONOURABLE SlE JAMES Lee-Steere, Kt., Speaker of the Legislative Assembly, SrR,-Yonr position as Speaker of the popular Chamber, which you have so long honourably and ably j filled, place you beyond the reach of I ordinary political criticism. I am not inclined in your case to deal ' with any portion of yopr biography, but I am prepared to make a lew remarks on your re- cent address to your constituents on the all-absorbing topic of federation. It seems to me that, like-, many ' of the anti - federalists, your objec- tions to the Commonwealth Bill are based upon fallacies; and it is possible that I may be able, to do yon, as well as the pnblic, à service by dispelling a few of them. . Tour first objection was taken to the representation of- Western Australia under the Sill. In year (opinion, the advantage of equal representation in the Senate is [destroyed by having' only" five members in the House'of''^Repre- sentatives, and the fa...
TURF NOTES. (BY "THE YOUNG 'UN.") [Newspaper Article] — West Australian Sunday Times — 5 June 1898
TURF NOTES. ( ¥ « The Young 'Un.*) Ullaring has passed the final winning post. Died on Sunday last. Cause - a rick whilst running in the Electric Stakes at the Birthday Cup meeting, with a cold on top. # # * Racing Clubs' Conference finished np its work on Thurs- day with a deputation to the W.A.T.C., asking for promises of consideration of resolutions ar- rived at. Chairman Hooley, he of the same initials as the limited liability gentleman, promised that the committee of the W.A.T.C. would give full consideration, etc. * # * Tatt's. Club committee did the right thing in postponing- their race meeting on Foundation Day. Had it been held all who went out would have got a wetting, and the probabilities are that favourites would have been walloped out with aggravating frequency. * ?» * Locke, M.L.A.. made an ad- mirable chairman of the con fetence of racing clubs. His Parliamentary experience stood him in good stead in presiding over the talkee-t4kee that took place. Then the Lockevill...
The World of [?]eels. [Newspaper Article] — West Australian Sunday Times — 5 June 1898
I Mit Marlu of WLhttls. (By "Tub Wanderie.") Wet weather put a stop to all cycle racing and touring on Wed- nesday last, which, as a public holiday, is usually taken advan- tage of by scorchers and others. Several of the racing " cracks " have been appearing at small meetings on the fields during the past few weeks and were to have ridden at Coolgardie on the 1st inst. The majority of the post- poned meetings were hel 1 yester- day. * * * Adelaide is the only place in Australia where clubs and other bodies running race meetings reap any financial benefit. This success is n'ghtiy attributed to the strin- gent and determined action of the local League in regard to betting. There the hooknosed bookie, or bookies with any other shaped nose, are promptly run in (or out of the grounds) hence the con- tinued sport of the public. As a wanderer, £ have seen races rnn all over the colonies, and betting at each of them, bnt never have I seen the sport at snch a low ebb as it is in this colony,...
THROUCH A WOMAN'S "PINCE-NEZ." [Newspaper Article] — West Australian Sunday Times — 5 June 1898
THROUCH A WOMALS "PÍMCE-MEL" ¿ 1 * ' r.' The courteous invitation Issued, i» ladies from the committee of the federation meeting, held in St. ?George's Hall, was, I am glad to -say, largely availed of. A police- man jealously guarded the en- trance to the "ladies' gallery," and even the late arrival found, no -difficulty in securing a seat, though the crowded state of the hall be- low had necessitated the admission ?of the sterner sex into the balcony, but upon a .woman's face appear- ing at the doorway the legal cus- todian excercised fully his royal, prerogative, and the male occupier -of a seat had. to vacate in due deference to the lady. Sir John «poke fluently, and hi&..."£ag" of " Vii tell you all about it later -on," was greeted with- gpodr natured laughter. The -vast audi- ence present seemed evidently bent upon receiving the speake? oJe the evening, his sentiments &&d humorous little - - Jiite » 4» c- a¡ thoroughly good-tempered frame of mind. Tie pa...
THE EMPEROR'S LEAVE OF ABSENCE. [Newspaper Article] — West Australian Sunday Times — 5 June 1898
- ;- - - *->-f- f - , Barêt had of ten been told of lus re- semblance in ïace and voice "io the Emperor, and had, indeed, found in it a method of amusement for his friends and himself, but he never dreamed that there might be any danger from the mimicry. Even when some of the men laughed, and then, suddenly paling, cried, '* Hush ! " as a jsOund of footsteps draw unar. he had not thought that this resemblance, for which he was not to blame, could cause him any trouble. And the last thin*; he feared would have b-«*n that the story- ~uld have reached tho p dace. Even Colonel Carolet, grave and methodical, was surprised frjin his usual composure at the summ-ms from the Emperor, and when he presented himself a conversation took place which will not he found mentioned in the State annals or even hinted at on the pages of history. The Emperor was seated at a table, and merely glanced at the white-haired sol-lier as he entered. " I am going to honour you with my confidence in a certain ...
Roming. "Take your time from me, boys." [Newspaper Article] — West Australian Sunday Times — 5 June 1898
ROWING. (By "An Old 'UN.") "Take your time from me, boys." The Fremantle Annual Regatta, which has been looked forward to by aquatic enthusiasts for the past two months, was to have taken place on Wednesday last, the 1st inst., but owing to the rough and boisterous state-of the river upon which the races wonld have been rowed, the committee were called together, and decided that the regatta-should be postponed until Coronation Day, June 28. # # * The Perth clubs, with their boats on board, arrived at Fre- mantle before noon, and a large body of Perthites arrived by train, only to find that the races had been postponed. Owing to the non-opening of the telegraph offices no word could be sent to inform the rowing men of Perth, hence they all had a visit to the seaside town for no purpose. * * *. From a rowing man's point of view the water was not of a suffi- ciently rough nature to prevent them from rowing, had the com- mittee so willed it, as the writer and many of those who intended ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — West Australian Sunday Times — 12 June 1898
CHARLEY CUTHBERT, THE LEVIATHAN CASH BETTOR, and Founder of the 1, 2, 3 Place Tote in Western Australia. MARVEL BILLIARD SALOON, I 57 Hay Street, Perth. | And TATTERS ALL'S CIGAR DIVAN, High Street, Fremantle. Amalgated Together by Direct Telephone. THE WEST AUSTRALIAN PRESS AGENCY, POST OFFICE CHAMBERS, PERTH, KECEIVE Direct- Telegraphic Re- sults immediately Horses Pass the Post in Each Event of all lin portant Race Meetings held in W.A., ADELAIDE, MELBOURNE, and SYDNEY, And can Wire one or more Events to any Address. Football and other results supplied. First News Guaranteed or no Charge. Terms, etc., on application. Special Rates to Newspapers.
JUMPERS' FLAT. [Newspaper Article] — West Australian Sunday Times — 12 June 1898
JUMPERS' FLAT. Fleurette (Smith) . 1 Garnet (Howard) . 2 Podacres (Farrell) . 3 Nine started. Betting : S to 1 against Fleurette. Won by two lengths. Time, 2min. 31|sec. WINTER STAKES. Hempie (Murphy) 1 Bobin (Egan).2 Bedford (Redfearn) . 3 Nine started. Betting : 9 to 2 against Hempie. Won by a neck. Time, lmin. 5sec. STEEPLECHASE. Warrior (Johnson) ... ... 1 Baritone (Bruce) . 2 Troy (Edge) . 3 Other starters : Eumerella, Euro, Xenophon, Mikado DZ., Nimrod. Betting: 5 to 4 against Eumerella (who fell), 5 to 1 Warrior. Won easily. Time, 5min. 24sec. POINT COOK: HANDICAP. Könning (Fletcher) . 1 Wildbird (Redfern) . 2 Dunwell (Lewis) . 3 Eight started. Betting : 10 to I against Könning. . Won by a head. Time, lmin. 46sec.
LATEST SPORTING. CANNING PARK MEETING. RACECOURSE, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — West Australian Sunday Times — 12 June 1898
LATEST SPORTING. CANNING PARK MEETING. RACECOURSE, Saturday. There was a fair attendance to-day, and the results were as follows : HURDLE RACE. Soe Deer..1 Juvenile.2 Mainsheet... . ... 3 Four started. Won by half a -length. Dividend, £2 ls. JUNE HANDICAP. Holly .1 Thunder.2 Taihoa .3 Won by a length. Ten started. Dividend, £10 16s. SWAN STAKES. Glenrock.1 Aggie .2 Try Again.3 Six started. Won easily. Dividend, JB1 7s. RAILWAY HANDICAP. Duke of York (Thomas) ... 1 Black Boolka ..' 2 Carrick. -. ... 3 Six started. Won by half a length. Dividend £2 7S. SELLING BACE. Nancy Lee .1 M. J. .2 Careless.3 WEI,TEE. HANDICAP. Ultimare. ... 1 Toxic ... ... ... 2 Bullock 1.3
SPORTING NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — West Australian Sunday Times — 12 June 1898
SPORTING NOTES, (Hr " THE YOUNG 'UN.") There were two decidedly dead 'uñe in one of the races at Tatter sail's race meeting-. Memo, for the guidance of punters :-Keep your eye on Florrie and Sea Nymph at forthcoming Canning* Park meefc * Races at Canning' Park again on June 28, next Tuesday fortnight, Coronation Day, a public holiday. Brush steeplechasing commences at that meeting. Once more will our local "Mr." J. J. Allans and "Mr." Brewers come forth into the breach, attired in immaculate breeches-" and the latest fashion tie." It is worth paying the ex's to Canning to see the few tame amateurs Perth boasts of disport themselves over fences. * ' # * The appearance of the nomina- tions for the two big Cups and the V.R.C. Grand National Hurdles and Steeple must have been like a God-send to the sporting critics of the dailies with the local turf world quiet almost unto the death. They, the aforesaid sporting critics, won't be happy now until they get the weights. With them it's a ca...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — West Australian Sunday Times — 12 June 1898
HANNANS ST., KALGOORLIE. Under Entirely New Management. The Principal Goldfields Hotel. - . WALLACE BROWNLOW, Proprietor. Published for public information only J PROSPECTUS OF Cb ftauofora Heeg Mubial ^ttîrïrlmg uufo Crushing Sgnïriratc, ^imitcïr/ CAPITAL-£2000 in 200 Shares of £10 Each. 120 Shares have been privately subscribed, and the remaining 83 Shares are being reserved for future issue. Directors : A. C. HEINDOBF, ESQ. (Managing Director), BRICE BUNNY, ESQ., W. HAUGHTON BELL, ESQ. Bankers : Solicitors : UNION BANK OF AUSTRALIA, LIMITED. RICHARD E. HOURIGAN. Brokers : Secretary : COLES, BELL AND CO. HE NET B. COLEB. THIS Syndicate has been formed for the purpose of purchasing from Martin Walsh, Esq., bis Puddling Plant, Etc., and all rights appertaining thereto, situate North of Fitzroy Lead, Kanowna. Sufficient Capital to carry on works, etc, has been privately subscribed, en- abling the Syndicate to hold in reserve the remaining 80 shares. It is intended to double the presen...