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THE BUDGET SPEECH. LARGE SURPLUS. PROPOSED REDUCTION OF FOREIGN AND COLONIAL POSTAGE. London, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 4 May 1897
TSE BUDGET SPEECH. LARGE SURPLUS. PROPOSED REDUCTION OF FOREIGN AND COLONIAL POSTAGE. London, Friday. Sir Michael Hicks-Beach in his budget speech said, that the revival of trade had been well maintained. The year's receipts had been £103,050,000, and the expenditme £101,470,000. The expenses of the navy had increased by 40 per cent, in five years, and of education in the same time 43 per cent., but it was doubtful to him if the elementary system gave the best results. The national debt had been reduced by £7,584,000. The estimated receipts were £103,360,000, and the estimated expenditure £101,791,000. The gar rison at the Gape had been increased, but in no aggressive spirit. Great Britain would fulfil all her obligations at the Gape, and it was expected that other countries would do the same. The Government would increase the postal and telegraph facilities, and reduce the parcel rate, and bring down the rate on foreign and colonial letters to twopence if the Postal Union would con...
SHIPPING ITEMS. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 4 May 1897
SHIPPING ITEMS. The G.31.8. Gera is expected to arrive here from the Eastern Colonies to-day. The steadier Aberdeen is doe here from the Eastern Colonies on Tuesday next. The B.M.S. Borne is expected to arrive here from the Eastern Colonies on Saturday. The steamer Barcoo passed Breaksea at 2.15 p.m. yesterday bound for the Eastern Colonies. The steamer Wollowra is due here from the Eastern Colonies this morning with 100 tons of cargo for this port. The B.M.6. Orient is expected to arrive at Albany from l ondon on Friday morning. She has 100 tons of cargo for this port. The steamer Kirklands arrived here from the Eastern Colonies ai 11.30 p.m. on Sunday with coal for the Adelaide S. S. Coy. The steamer Bulimba arrived from the Eastern Colonies yesterday and landed 120 tons of cargo. She left for Fremantle late last evening. The B.M.8. Orotava arrived here from the Eastern Colonies at 7.30 p.m. on Saturday. After landing passengers and mails she sailed again for London at midnight. T...
DEPARTURES. SATURDAY, MAY 1. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 4 May 1897
DEPARTURES. SATUBCAT, MAY I. UBOTAVO. B.ßi.b., from Albany tor London. Passengers from heie : Mesdames Pether, Auburn, Francis and 3 children, Witte noom child and infant ; Miss Harris ; Messrs Pether, Allen, Smeidles, Bramley. Mosey, Green, Wynne, Auburn, Bodger, Edward, Mackay, Hurd. Jacobson. Barker, Coghlan, Dale, Kapp. Fvans, Green, Ellis, Duncan ; Captains Campbell, Strickland, Hobbs and 32 men of the W A. contingent. SUNDAY, MAY 2. ADELAIDE, s.s., from Albany for the Eastern Colonies. Passengers from here : Mrs. Hayes, Bliss Stewart, Messrs. Marshall, Hayes, Westerberg. MONDAY, MAY 3. BDXTJABRA, BS., from Albany for Fremantle, j Passengers from here : Messrs. Mullane, Maxwell, Lutton.
SPORTING NEWS. S.A.J.C. AUTUMN MEETING. Adelaide, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 4 May 1897
SPORTING NEWS. --* S.A.J.C. AUTUMN MEETING. j Adelaide, Saturday. ruis meeting openea lo-aay in glorious weather. There was a laree ai tendance, nesults of the principal events : GOODWOOD HANDICAP-6 furlongs. Orient ... ... ... ... 1 Thè Don.2 Staffa .3 Won by a length, i ime, 1min. i 6sec. S.A. STARKS. Fleet Admiral . I Taiiesein.2 Firelock.C 3 ST. LKGEB-If miles and 182 yards. Thunder Queen. 1 Eleusinian ... ... ... 2 The Royalist .3 Two other starters. It was a fine strnsrgle np the straight between Thunder Queen an 1 Eleusinian. Won byga nose. Time, 3min. 1 lsec.
MINING NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 4 May 1897
MINING NOTES. -« The reef in the Forest King mine is re ported to be 4ft. wide and carrying splendid gold. A crashing of 192 tons of stone from tbe Alpha leases has yielded 6á8oz. 8 J wt. of smelted g;1ld. The Desirable nine, Norseman, bas just completed a splendid dashing, 390 tons of stone having returned 49JOZ The battery of ten stamps was kept working for 564 hours. CLEAR COMPLEXIOX. LDXCBXANT HAIR, spotless arms, soft white hands, and shapely nails are produced by CuTictruA SOAP, the purest, sweetest, and most effective skin puri fier and i eautifier of this or any age. It is so because it strikes at the cause of minor affections, viz. : The &lt; logged, Irritated, Inflamed, Sluggish, or Overworked Po; es. CUTICUEA SOAP derives its remarkable pu i fying and beautifying properties from CUTI CTJBA, the great skin cure, but so delicately a'e tbey blended with tie purest of toilet and lmrfeery soap stocks that the result is incom parably superior to arl other skjn and com p...
BOATING ACCIDENT AT FREMANTLE. TWO MEN DROWNED. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 4 May 1897
BOATING ACCIDENT AT FRE MANTLE. TWO MEN DROWNED. Asad boating accident occurred at Fre mantle on Saturday night. Seven men em ployed on the harbor works were told off to raise the anchor of the dredge Parmelia. They got it on board their square-sterned boat, and when prepanng to let it go again one side of the anchor got jammed and capsized the boat. All 6even were thrown into the water. Rescue boats were put off and recovered five, but two, named Morgan and Phillips, were drowned. Both men were single. On Sun day dragging for the bodies took place, but it was unsuccessful, and it is believed they have been carried out to sea. A diver went j down and found the anchor and chain, but no sign of the bodies.
REMARKABLE MURDER NEAR COOLGARDIE. A WOMAN SHOT DEAD. NO APPARENT MOTIVE. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 4 May 1897
REMARKABLE MURDER NEAR COOLGARDIE. A WOMAN SHOT DEAD. NO APPARENT MOTIVE. An extraordinary shooting ifiair is re ported from Coolgardie on the 90-Miie-road, : six miles from the town. A woman named May Wynne, proprietress of a cool drink shop, wa - standin? outside her house on Satur- j day afternoon when two men drove by in a j °°ggy- One cocked a Winchester rifle and 1 shot the woman in three places in the region ; of the heart. A teamster heard the shots ¡ and ran to the woman, who s*ated that she had been fired at and then died. An Afghan driver stated that the rame men 6hot his camels lt is reported that Constable Harris interro gated the menât the 25-Mile and obtained their uames, but did not care to arree t them without sworn information, being at tbe time ignorant of the murder. The murderers are bein sr hotîy pursued by the police and trackers. They have been tracked through to the 25-Mile. They are supposed to be making for their camp 10 miles further on. The Afghan can sw...
CRICKET. GIFFEN'S AUSTRALIAN ELEVEN V. COMBINED TWENTY-TWO. FIRST DAY. Perth, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 4 May 1897
CRICKET. GIFFEN'S AUSTRALIAN ELEVEN V. COMBINED TWENTY-TWO. FIRST DAY. Perth, Saturday. The return match was opened at Perth to day in lovely weather. It KSS a good wicket. Although the 22 locals batted only ll fielded. The scores were as follows : WEST AT/STE ALIAN TWENTY-TWO. First innings. H. Ellie, c Giffen, b Trott. 12 W. Lockwood, b McKibbin. I A. Hoskings, b McKibbia ... ... ll W. Duffy, b McKibbin . U W. Hannah (capt.), st. Kelly, b Mc Eiobin . 0 J. Walker, c Giffen, b McKibbin ... 0 J. Sadler, b McKibbin . 2 H. Orr, b McKibbin. 10 E. Lockwood, b Jones . 0 T. Coombe, b Jones. 0 J. Martin, b Jones. 0 A. Canst, b Jones . 3 J Grant, b Jones . 0 W. Wright, b Jones. 1 J. Caldwell, l.b w., b McKibbin ... 10 A. Carlton, b McKibbin . 4 F. North, not out . 27 E. Keogh, l.b.w.. b McKibbin ... O E. Randell, b Jones. ... 4 H. Li'.lymann, b Jones . 0 F. Harris, b McKibbin . 6 E. Bishop, b Jones. 3 Sundries . 12 Total . . 106 Bowling analysis.-McKibbin ll wickets 48 runs, Trott 1 for 19, ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 4 May 1897
BOR WICK'S BAKING S POWDER. "E" CONTAINS NO ALUM AND IS A WELL-KNOWN PURE ENGLISH MANUFATURI OF WORLD-WIDE REPUTATION. A FEW RECEIPES FOR HOUSE HOLD USE. AK EXCELLANT SEED CAKE.-Tak&lt; ^-lb. batter and ^-lb. white sifted sugar 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 ^-lb. floor previously mixed with one fall teaspoonful BORWICKS GOLD MEDAL BAKING POWDER ; add Ipoz. carraway seeds and beat again foi ten minâtes, bake at once in a quick oven about one hoar. This cake would be equally nice made with ¿-lb. currants instead of carraway seeds. To MAKE A GOOD PLAINCAKE.-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 ; rab in a ¿-lb. of batter, add six ounces of saltanas two ounces of currants, and one ounce of candied peel ; moisten the whole with two eggs, and half-a- teaspoonful of milk previously...
LATEST CABLES. Victory for the Greeks. Volo Occupied. Re-Arming of the Turk. Greeks Retreating from Epirus. Insulting the Greek Royal Family. London, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 4 May 1897
LATEST CABLES. Victory for the Greeks. Volo Occupied. He-Arming of the Turk. Greeks Retreating from Mjtirus. Insulting the Greek Royal Family. London, Friday. The Turks have occupied Trikhala. The Duke of Sparta is at Pharsala with 25,000 men. The Turkish out posts have touched that point. Osman Pasha is proceeding to Janina with 30,000 men who are being held as reinforcements. Russia and Ânstria have sent an identical note to the Balkan provinces stating that they are gratified at their attitude of neutrality during the war, London, Saturday. German officers declare that the severity of the discipline of the Turkish army exceeds that of the German army. Seventy Greeks who returned to Larissa were amazed to find that pro perty was intact and that the residents were treated kindly. The Greek League are encouraging the people to continue the war, and are endeavoring to promote risings in the Turkish provinces. They threaten to set fire to Stamboul. In Athens the people are turbulent a...
AN INDESCRIBABLE SENSATION. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 4 May 1897
AN INDESCRIBABLE SENSATION. To be easily described a thing musb hare clear outlines and unmixed colors. In othei w rds it must be simple. A rent in one's clothing, a boil on one's body, a tumble while walking, the shape of a box, &c , are easily feel forth in words. On the contrary the oomples and comprehensive things puzzle the mind and take the meaning from language. It was for this reason that Miss Sabina Mitchel), alluding toan experience of illness, says :-" At this time there came upon me aa indescribable sensation. It was as if the powers of Ufe were going to foil me, and I should sink down without help, as a stoni 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 t...
NEW SOUTH WALES. TRIAL OF BUTLER. Sydney, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 4 May 1897
NEW SOUTH WALES. TRIAL OF BUTLER. Sydney, Saturday. Probably a well-known firm of solicitors will defend Butler, whose trial is fixed for May 31. Sydney, Monday. The Crown has assigned Mr. Walter Ed- munds, barrister, to defend Butler. JOCKEY KILLED. On Saturday, in a pony race, Ida fell at the first hurdle, killing Thomas Gardiner, the jockey. CABDINAL MORAN. Cardinal Moran's jubilee was celebrated yesterday, and a purse containing 1,200 sovereigns was given him, which he will present to the building fund of St. Mary's Cathedral.
THE QUEEN'S REIGN. London, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 6 May 1897
THE QUEEN'S REIGN. London, Monday. Lord Metbren bas inspected tbe New Sooth Wales riflemen and praised them for their ßoldier'y bearing. London, Tnesday. Tbe Colonial Consignment Company ofter free storage ?nd distribution for the Austia lian contribution of m ;t for the peor during jubilea wr;k. Sydney, Wednesday. A banquet was given to tbe Premier (Mr. Seid} on the eve of his departure. It was a most enthusiastic function. The Governor was prcrent. Melbourne, Wednesday. The proposal has been warmly taken np to send 20,000 sheep or the equivalent in beef to London to feed the poor of that city, Edin burgh and Glasgow during jubilee week. ' Half the number of sheep Lave been already promised and 100 bullocks by Victorian pas toral'"st 3. The northern colonies wiil also contribute liberally.