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ALBANY SCHOOL BOARD. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 6 May 1897
ALBANY SCHOOL BOARD. Tbe monthly meeting of the above Board was held on Tuesday afternoon. Present - Mesdames Hassell, Knight, Mr. Bird and the Becretaiy. A letter was received from the Secretary of the Education Department informing the Board that the improvements asked fo.' at the previous meeting would be carried oat. Inspector Gardiner's reports on the schools in the Plantagenet district were laid t:fore the Board. The reports generally were favor able. The Department has decided to have trees planted on the school ground. A letter was received from the Education Department informing the Board that in connection with the celebration ot the Queen's Diamond Jubilee, medals would be presented to children attending the Govern ment schools who had attended 90 half days from February 1 to April 30, and askiug for suggestions as to the best meaos of distribu tion. The Board decided to fix June 22 as arbor day for the Albany school and to present the medals on that day. The secretary in...
Employers' Liability Bill. London, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 6 May 1897
Employers' Liability Bill, London, Tuesday. Sir Matthew White Ridley has intro duced his Employers' Liability Bill. It provides that in case of the death of a worker by accident his family shall re ceive three years' wages, the'total not "to be less than £150, and not to exceed £300. It also provides that during j the incapacity of a workman owing to accident he shall receive a weekly allowance not exceeding £1. Arbitra tion is to be resorted to in cases of dis pute. The Bill applies to railways^ factories, mines, quarries, and to per sons in charge of engines. Mr. Chamberlain says the Bill allows contracting but only when the terms offered to the workers exceed vho§e given in the Bill.
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. ARRIVALS. MONEAY, MAY 3. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 6 May 1897
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. -1 - ARRIVALS. MONEAY, MAY 3. BULIMBA, S.S., at Albany from the Eastern Colonies. Passengers for here : Mesdames Lemon and 3 children, James, Whitcombe children and maid, and Air. Whitcomta. TUESDAY, MAY 4. WOLLOWBA, ss., from the Eastern Colonies. Passengers for here : Mesdames Toy, Kruse, Dickinson ; Misses Schiller and Dickenson ; Messrs. Mowday, Bickford, Adams, Bright, Gardiner, Walker, Hunt, Kearsley. GE IA, G.M.S., from the Eastern ColomfT. Passengers for here : Mesdames Langley, ? aneri, i ; Miss H ncley ; Messrs. Bel], Hamilton, Langley, Schlapp, Fleticher.
The Lambeth Conference. London, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 6 May 1897
The Lambeth Conference. * London, Tuesday. Of the 40 Bishops specially invited to the Lambeth Conference, 15 of them being from the colonies, ll from America, and 16 from England, the Bishops of Adelaide, Tasmania, Christ church, Sydney, and Goolbourn have been specially selected to speak.
DEPARTURES. WEDNESDAY, MAY 5. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 6 May 1897
DEPARTURES. WEDNESDAY, MAT 5. I GEBA, G.M.B., from Albany, for Bremen. Passengers from here: Messrs. Baker, Price, Timms, Edwards, Johnson, Cleve land, Jarvis, Camptill, Booth, Lancaster, Diamond, Meadley, and 47 Italians.
Shipping. London, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 6 May 1897
Shipping. London, Toesdav. I Arrivals-Nineveh, Cromarty, Brae mar, Lindfield, Indraghiri, Foyle. Departures-For Melbourne, Anna j for Sydney, Susanne, Thomas Conway 5 for Fremantle, Weser 5 for Adelaide, Cardigan Castle; for Wellington. Graimere.
REPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 6 May 1897
BE POUTS. Captain J. Rossiter of the steamer Bulimba reports :-Having arrived from Adelaide at 4 p.m, on the 2nd., after a rather rough passage. Throughout the vojage the weither was unfavorable, fresh he¿d bree«PS prevail ing with heavy westerly swell. Left Sydney on the 21st ult, Melbourne on the 26th and Adelaide on the 29th.
SOUTH AFRICA. OPENING OF THE VOLKSRAAD SPEECH BY KRUGER. London, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 6 May 1897
SOUTH AFRICA. OPENING OF THE VOLKSRÀAD SPEECH BY KRUGER. London, Tuesday. President Krager in opening the Volksraad said that his term of office would expire in 1898 and that it would then bi necessary to elect a president. While guarding the independence of the Transvaal he had sought to break the clouds that were menacing South África and to arrange a peaceable co-operation. The official papers show that Mr. Schreiner regarded tbe closing cf the drifts as a breach of the Convention and concurred with Mr. Chamberlain in the suggestion that the Cape should pay half the cost of a militaiy operation against the Transvaal.
The Advertiser. THURSDAY, MAY 6, 1897. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 6 May 1897
í% fertiger THÜBSDAY, MAY 6, 1897. THE death of Sir William Robinson was not expected. Until Saturday last it was not known that he was iii, and though he was drawing near to three score years and ten, he was supposed to be fairly robust. ile had had a brilliant and a consistently successful career. Ho belonged to a family that had given several distinguished public serrants to the Empire. His brother the late Lord Rosemead (Sir Hercules Robinson) was ene of the ablest and most trusted vice regents and had served the Queen in nearly every part of the Empire, and finished Iiis great career in the difficult position of High Commis sioner pf Spath Africa. Sir William Robinson began his colonial career as private secretary to his brother at Hong Kong, and then rose step by step nntii he leached the rank of governor. He was three times governor of Western Australia, twice governor of South Aus tralia ond once governor of Victoria, so that a large portion of his life was spent upon this c...
MINING NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 6 May 1897
MINING NOTES. Tbe reef in the Forest Fi~ g m\ne fa re. ported to be 4 ft. wide ^0£j carrying splendid É»îd. A crushing of 192 tons of stone from the Alpha lesses has yielded 68803. 8dwt, of smelted gobi. The Esmeralda lease which has just com pleted three months exemption bas com menced wok again. Development work is going on steadily at th- Qaeet. of the Lake mine, but results of crusbings bave not yet come to hand. The last returns fiom the Princess Boyal mine, Norseman, show 76 tons treated for 130OZS 6dwt, making a total to date of 253 ,z. 17dwt from 183 tons. The main shaft in tbe Champion Extended mine is now down I07ft. The battery sile ii laid out and preparations are being made to- the machinery. The Desirable mine, Norseman, bas jnst completed a splendid crushing, 390 tons of stone having returned 495uz The battery of ten stamps was kept working for 564 ^urs. lt would appt ar that the outlook of Mount Uagnet is promising. A number of claims j' -e on good gold. At the Magne...
Germany and South Africa. AN EXTRAORDINARY CIRCULAR. London, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 6 May 1897
Germany and South Africa., AN EXTRAORDINARY CIR GULAR, London, Monday. Under the anthoilty of the Emperor William circulars bare b?en addressed to the magistrates strongly urging the need for an increase of the navy, and stating that first-class cruisers do not exist in the German navy. It adds that unless ships are coranienc d in larger numbers it will be nece^saiy to recon stroct tlie cruiser flotilla in the Spring. The circular says it does not blame Great Britain for increasing her garrison in South Africa, and considers that that ¡ indicates an intense anxiety for pea?«. : It further advises resort being had to every means of diplomacy before war is entered opon.