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Cablegrams. RUSSIA'S TROUBLES. LONDON, February 22. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 3 March 1906
Cablegrams. RUSSIA'S TROUBLES. LONDON, February 22. A number of Cossacks of the ZJrnpski regiment, objecting to per form police duty, are entrenched near fiostoff. Troops have been sent against the mutineers. Prince Orloff, who has been engaged in suppressing the revolution in the Baltic provinces, has caused the exe cution of 259 suspects. He recom mends the retention in the country of a strong force. The Mohammedans of Samaria, in European . Russia, have addressed a petition to the Czar praying for repre -4j^sentational in the National Duma. Febroary 23. Count Witte's organ, whilst declar ing that the financial situation in spires no misgivings, admits it is in- j dispensable to raise loans to the extent of £70,000,000 to prevent the dis organisation of the gold currency. A Polish agitator yesterday killed a policeman and wounded two soldiers mortally and another slightly before he. himself was shot by a policeman. The scene of the tragedy was the market place at Patulsk. " ; A. b...
ROEBOURNE NEWS. ROEBOURNE, March 2. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 3 March 1906
ROEBOURNE NEWS. Bosboitkhs, March 2. A Chinese cook, Ku Chong, murdered a, Siamese boy named Alick Fisher in. the Commercial Hotel kitchen to-day by beat ing his bead in with a stick. Good rains are reported from the Hamers ley and the Tomer. Thunderstorms are general throughout the district, but the grass is patchy. The mining returns are so liar satisfactory: John Rogers, a Cingalese, has been com mitted for trial on a charge of attempting to murder Thomas McCarthy at Whim Creek.
RACING IN VICTORIA. MELBOURNE, February 26. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 3 March 1906
RACING IN VICTORIA. MELBOURNE, February 26. The following are the results of the Futurity Stakes and St. Helier's Stakes, which were ran at Caul field on Saturday last: Futurity Stakes, seven furlongs. Gladsome 1 Duke of Melton... ... ... 2 Pendant 3 Time, 1 min. 28| sec. Betting-10 to 1 against Gladsome, 7 to .l Duke of Melton and Pendant. . . .. St. Helier's Stakes, one mile and a half. Lady Wallace 1 Scot Free 2 Vibrate ... ... ... "... 3 Time, .2 mine. 39 sees. Betting-3to 1 on Lady Wallace, 9 to 2 against ScotFree, 10 to 1 Vibrate.
THE PLAGUE SCARE. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 3 March 1906
TEE PLAGUE SCARE. A meeting of the Local Board of Health was" held on Saturday after noon, there being present: Crs. Angelo (in the chair), Mansfield, Fennell, Atkinson, and Lefroy. A letter received from the Central Board of Health with reference to the bacteriological treatment of sew age was received and ordered to be acknowledged. The chairman stated the meeting had been called to consider the out break of plague which had occurred in Geraldton, Fremantle and Perth and to decide on the best methods to adopt to prevent its introduction here. On the recommendation of the health officer he had wired to the Central Board of Health asking what steps the local board should take. Dr. Black (president of the Central Board) had replied that no precautions were necessary beyond the destruction of all rats and that the total number of cases of plague then reported was : Geraldton 4, Perth 3, and Fremantle 6. The Mayor (Mr. Baston) had wired to him (Cr. Angelo) the pre vious day stating the...
VICTORIA. MELBOURNE, February 25. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 3 March 1906
VICTORIA. MELBOURNE, February 25. Thomas P. Deegan, a wine and spirit merchant, of Swanston-street, -was garotted and robbed of abont £10 last night in Packington-street, Kew. An inspection of the wrecked ship Speke confirms the opinion previously telegraphed that the vessel cannot be i saved. The chief mate in an inter view said it was simply a case of a hopeless fight against gales. They asked for a pilot when within ten miles of Port Phillip, but none came. The ship has since broken in two. The pilots deny the statement that the captain was nnable to attract their attention. February 27. Frederick Herman Gray, late teller of the Bank of Australasia, Bendigo, was convicted yesterday of the larceny of two sums of money, and was re manded for sentence. He was then charged with having made false entries in the books of the bank. Febrnary 28. Frederick Herman Gray, late teller of the fiendigo branch of the Bank of Australasia, has been sentenced to 2 years and 8 months' imprisonment f...
QUEENSLAND. BRISBANE, March 5. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 10 March 1906
QUEENSLAND. BRISBANE, March 5. A hurricane lasting six hours passed over Croydon. A large number of bnildings were completely demolished. The Roman Catholic chnrch and the Salvation Army barracks were com pletely wrecked, and several hotels also suffered. The loss on the mining field is estimated at £5,000. March 6. Farther reports re the harricane at Croydon show that the district around the goldfields suffered considerably. At Blackburl fourteen inches of rain fell in fourteen hours, and many per sons lost their effects.
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. ADELAIDE, March 5. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 10 March 1906
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. ADELAIDE, March 5. A sensational incident occurred at the Wallaroo baths on Saturday. T. M. Thomas, a local swimmer, attempt ed to defeat the South Australian record for a long swim under water. He had swum 28 yards below the surface when he rose and immediately sank again. When he was rescued be was found to be unconscious and suf fering from hemorrhage. He was not pronounced out of danger until yes terday.
VICTORIA. MELBOURNE, March 2. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 10 March 1906
VICTORIA. Melboubne, March 2. The Marine Board has announced that the report by the inspector re j the wreck of the Speke will be re mitted to the Court of Marine Enquiry and a charge of careless navigation preferred against Tilston. March 7. The hearing of a motion on behalf of Freeman & Wallace, calling upon the Postmaster-General to show cause why a rale for a mandamus to compel him to deliver letters to the firm named should not be granted has been commenced. Two horses bolted from the top of Little Bourke-street, and the horse attached to a cab knocked a cabman named Percy over. Several more then ran away, and four cabs and a tram were smashed. Percy is suffering from concnssion of the brain. In giving evidence before the court of enquiry into the cause of the Wreck of the ship Speke, the first and second mates exonerated the master, who was charged with careless navigation. George Gordon, charged with steal ing money and jewellery to the value of £100, was sentenced to...
INTER-STATE NEWS. NEW SOUTH WALES. SYDNEY, March 4. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 10 March 1906
INTER-STATE NEWS. ? NEW SOUTH WALES. SYDNEY, March 4. ] The Attorney-General has received a cable from Natal stating that Willis has been rearrested and remanded for a week. A robbery has been committed on the steamer Indianas. A sum of £400 was stolen. The Norwegian steamer Thordis met with disaster at the entrance to Port Stephens, where she struck on a submerged rock. All the crew were saved. It is expected that the Thordis will go to pieces quickljr. , March 5. The steamer Thordis is still intact, bat firm. Her back is broken. An action for alleged libel has been brought against Sir William Lyne by W. & A. Macarthur, fctd. Damages to the amount of £500 are claimed. March 6. A shooting incident occurred at Botany yesterday. A Chinaman named Mow Wah while driving a cart was struck by a bullet and fell to the ground, where he was kicked by a man. The wounded man returned to the garden at which he was employed, covered with blood, and was then taken to the hospital.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 10 March 1906
J. & W. BATEMAN Wholesale Hardware, Grocery, Wine and Spirit, and General Merchants. FREMANTLE. Station Supplies a Speciality. AGENCIES : Steel "Star" Back Geared Windmills. " Star " brand Steel Horseshoes. Fencing Wire, Wire Standards, and Strainers. " Royal Seal" Oats, 2 lb. sealed tins. " Military " Pickles. " I.X.L." Pickles. Grimble's Vinegar, English. Andrew Usher's O.Y.G. S.R. " Liqueur Whiskies. Ainslie's " Glenlion " and Liqneur. Foster's " Bogle " brand Ale and Stont. " Golden Fleece " Enm. Caves! Caves! An Ideal Holiday Trip for Your Health. COOL and REFRESHING TRIP. BOATING, BATHING and FISHING. COUNTRY and SEASIDE COMBINED. COUPONS ARE ISSUED Covering First-class Train and Coach Return and Hotel Expenses, as under, from Perth or Fremantle: Yalliagup (3 days) £3 0 0 Margaret River &lt;4 days) £4 5 0 Round Trip (5 days) ... £5 5 0 FOR COUPONS AND PARTICULARS Apply The Secretary Caves Board South British Chambers, BARRACK STREET, PERTH. ACETYLENE GAS THE KI...
GENERAL NEWS. LONDON, March 5. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 10 March 1906
GENERAL NEWS. LONDON, March 5. j A storm scattered a Norwegian fishing fieet of 4,000 boats among the Gjelnignere Islands, off the coast of Norway. Thirty-four persons are known to have been drowned. An avalanche at Glaris, in Switzer land, carried 45 workmen 100 feet. Many were injured. Other avalanches destroyed a forest in the Vilais dig' tricfc and killed two Italian smugglers at Marto Pass and two Swiss tourists. March 7. In the Belgian Chamber of Deputies yesterday, after a debate on the sub ject of the treatment of natives in the Congo Free State, a resolution was carried expressing reliance in the Government's promised reforms. Many cadets attending the German military school at Mnnich have been rusticated for a fortnight. A majority of the students, of all classes, rose secretly at two o'clock in the morning and drank until four o'clock at a neighbouring tavern.
A STRANDED EUROPEAN. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 10 March 1906
A STRANDED EURO PEAN. A white man named Drake, who said he had been in Singapore for nearly a month, was recently charged with having no visible means of sup port. *The accused, who appeared to be a sober and respectable man, said that he had left Western Australia for Singapore, in which latter place he was informed (erroneously, as he found to his cost) that a white man could always earn his living. He had since ascertained that Singapore was no place for a European search ing for employment. Defendant had excellent testimonials which he produced in court. He had never intended making any prolonged stay in the colony, but was expecting money from friends in Australia daily. He did not know what to do. Mr. Seth explained to accused that according to the local regulations, he was liable to be sent to gaol, but as his only crime was that of poverty he would not inflict upon him the stigma of imprisonment. Perhaps the newspapers would give publicity to his case, the Magistrate continu...
Aorthern Times PASTORAL,.MINING AND. PEARLING NEWS. SATURDAY, MARCH 10, 1906. THE TELEGRAPH LINE. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 10 March 1906
The PASTORAL, .MINING AND. PEARLING NEWS. SATURDAY, MABCH 10, 1906. THE TELEGRAPH LINE. ANOTHER of those annoying inter- | rnptions to telegraphic business be tween tlie North and the capital has to be recorded, the line failing on Thursday afternoon after having worked badly all day. Though the actual cause of tlie interruption was not known here last night, it pre sumably was a " break." In the casual way the telegraphic depart ment has, no effort had apparently been made up to going to press to find ont the reason for the break ; certainly the local office could not supply any information on the sub ject. At the autumn season of the year the Northern telegraph line is particularly susceptible to damage; scarcely a year passes but what the line is reported to be " down," and sometimes it remains so for days to gether, especially after one of those big floods to which the North is oc casionally subject. We realise that interruptions are likely to continue even under the best of sup...
A MURDER IN GERMANY. LONDON, March 6. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 10 March 1906
A MURDER IN GERMANY. LONDON, March 6. | A man named Zipple about a month ago was arrested on a charge of hav ing murdered Mr. Reid, a Scottish school master, who was reported to be missing from Heidelberg, Germany. Zipple confessed his guilt and stated that be shot his victim in the back, burying the body in some under growth. The body has since been discovered at the spot indicated by the murderer.
COOLGARDIE RACES. PERTH, March 8. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 10 March 1906
COOLGAEDIE RACES. PERTH, March 8. The first day's racing in connection with the Coolgardie meeting was held yesterday. The secretarial management was good, but the stewards failed lamentably in dealing with instances of " stiff" riding, owing to this cause the meeting being one of the most unsatisfactory held in the State. The races resulted as follows: Hampton Hurdles, If miles. Lyddite 1 Best Man ... ... ... 2 Loch Field ... 3 Time, 3 min. 25 sec. Flying Handicap, 5 furlongs. Lady Agnes ... ... ... 1 Aqua 2 Parvo ... 3 Time, 1 min. 4 sees. Totalisator. Straight out: Invested .£143, dividend £1 4s. Place: Invested £263, dividends 4B., 16s., 33s. Summer Handicap, 7 furlongs. Bathsel 1 Perplex 2 Hurley Burley ... ... ... 3 Time, 1 min. 31 sec. Betting-6 to 4 against Perplex, 3 to 1 Bathsel, 10 to 1 Hurley Burley. Totalizator.-Straight out: Invested .£140 18s., dividend 36s. Place: £228 10s., dividends lis., 10s., 23s. Trial Handicap, 5i furlongs. Climax 1 Quicksilver 2 Butterfly 3 Ti...
LOCAL AND GENERAL. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 10 March 1906
LOCAL AND GENERAL. REVISION COCET.-At the revision court on Wednesday 13 names were added to the roll for the Gas coyne division of the North Province and 2 were struck off. SUFPLTING LIQUOR TO NATIVES.-At the local police court on March 2 Harry John son was fined JE10, in default tiro months imprisonment, for supplying liquor to natives. NOBTH PROVINCE ELECTION.-Mr. Frank Connor announces himself as a candidate. He intends to personally address the electors, and will open his campaign at Carnarvon abont the 23rd Inst. FANCY DRESS BALI-.-The fancy dress ball to be held at the Jubilee Hall on Fri day next (St. Patrick's Eve) promises to be a very successful function, the tickets, we are informed, having sold readily. CONTRACTING*-Attention is directed to Messrs. Woolhoase & House's advertise ment, which sets forth the various kinds of station work they are prepared to carry out. GOVERNMENT LAND SALE.-Two blocks of land in Stuart-street were offered for sale at the Court-house...
DANCERS' SAD FATE. LONDON, March 7. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 10 March 1906
DANCERS' SAD FATE. LONDON, March 7. A fire occurred in a stable at Facec chio, Italy, last night, and was attended with terrible loss of life. In a room over the stable a dance was in progress. Before the dancers realised their danger the floor collapsed. Many were incinerated and others were serionsly injured through jumping from the windows to the street below.
STOCK AND STATION NEWS. [Items of news intended for publication in this column will be gladly received.] HEAVY-WEIGHT LAMBS. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 10 March 1906
STOCK AND STATION NEWS. ? [Items of tiewe intended for publication in ?!»« colonm will be gladly received.] HEAVY-WEIGHT LAMBS. An Adelaide paper of February 21st says:-" Last week a number of farmers visited the Glen Innes experimental farm, New Sonth Wales, and weighed several young sheep. They are by pure-bred rams-Lincoln weighing 110 lb., Shrop shire 159 lb., and Suffolk Downs 260 lb. crossed with Merino ewes. Their weights ran-out at:-Lincoln (3 months 2 weeks old), 72 lb., 76 lb., 68 lb.; Roraney Marsh (4 months 1 week old) 76 lb., 70 lb., 81 lb.; Shropshire (4 months old), 67 lb., 69 lb., 70 lb., 75 lb.; Suffolk (4 months old), 80 lb., 81 lb., 84 lb., 86 lb.; Lincoln (5 months old), 88 lb., 96 lb.; Suffolk (5 months old), 81 lb., 99 lb.; Suffolk (15 months old), ewe 139 lb., wether 142 lb.; Lincoln (15 months old), ewe 128 lb., wether 122 lb. These figures are interest ing to breeders, and prove how well adapted the Suffolk Downs cross is for butchers' purposes.