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TWO BURNING FATALITIE. [?] FROM SWOKING IN BED. [Newspaper Article] — Emu Bay Times and North West and West Coast Advocate — 23 December 1897
two nunsiso patautie, ITHRR FROM HUOKlXCt IN DEO. in Qoid, who wna acting as houackcupar -lr Tonkin, farmer, at Mllloo Wot and hi\a al«o chargQ of tbti pout oltK't*, was ling her ilomealle duties on Friday noon when a snnrk Ignited her clnthca iho wal quickly onvclopod la flamu. ran into tlm open air, wllh the apparent :tof attracting llio attention of Ilia bar liaudu, a* tlioto waa no poraon In the !, and In doing bo Iho post otUco And alldlngt bccnino Ignited. Attention only Uliiscteil to tho scono by the amoko the burning building*, nnd whin assist arrived Hlaa Qoad waijuat at tho point -th. Hcrclothci woro burned compMoly cr bo.ly, which win much chnrrcd. Tim olllco »'*- entirely (kilioytil, uothlui; g saved.' man named Mullinllanil, In tbo employ farmer named CorWtt, near Bliuoru, damoklngln bed, accidentally sot Ore m blankeU, and win burned so sovoraly itthcfacoaml body tbnt ho died from VonThntsdnJ evening,
TELLING EYES. [Newspaper Article] — Emu Bay Times and North West and West Coast Advocate — 23 December 1897
TELLING EYES. This is a very amuilng gnmo, A linen liorno is oovorod with nil old aheot, or with shoota of uowspapor, in which a hole ouo inch deep and four nnd a half inches long is out i aoveral of tho company go bulund tho aoroon, ouo is aontod in front about ilvo foot from tho torcon ; thoso bohlnd atnud ono by ouo with their oyoa ngnintt tho aperture looking on tha seated person, who is to auoas who it is that la looking nt him. Thoro la moro diftloulty in guessing than ono would Imagine
Intercolonial. VICTORIA. DEATH FROM EATING GOOSEBERRIES AND PEAS. [Newspaper Article] — Emu Bay Times and North West and West Coast Advocate — 23 December 1897
[ntcrcoloiiltil. VI0TOUIA, DKATII KI1OM UATlNiJ aOOSKUKltlUKS AND PICAS, la Wednesday evening Kdwiril Olimles ?lr, 134 joars of ngo, am of Edward ?y of I'lpji'a Crock, farmer, was ad fled to llie Kyaclon Hospital suHurlng fij congestion of the brain, which auper |tl on a IU broiight obout tb(«i-gh his og eaten unripe gooaeberrlua nu.l pom. Suncan dlil everything that waa po.wlblo ho patient, who, however, died at half' 1 n.m. on TliUMilay.
BLOWING THE FEATHER. [Newspaper Article] — Emu Bay Times and North West and West Coast Advocate — 23 December 1897
BLOWING THE FEATHER. This KAinu is somowhitt old-fnshloiiod, but children novor fail to dorivo gruat fun and excitement from it. Tho pnrty aoat thomaolvos on tho Iloor In I bo form of » hollow square. A tnblooloth anil n lonthur nro then procured, and tin) chil dren hold tho tnblooloth tight by thoenda nnd aidea up to their china, so that tho Blrotched oloth is ahout n foot and n half from tho ground. Tho foatlior is placed in tho contro of tho cloth, nud ono ot tho pirty t.iUl oir tu hunt it in Ihu manner doacribod. Thimu holding tbo oloth then blow In tho direction of tho foatlior, and tho ono whoso tusk it is to hunt it imiat do hia bent to aoouro tho fonthur while it is in front of ouo of tho oloth-holdera or iidburing tn hia clnthea. Aa tho players blow at tha foathur it Iliun hero nud tbi'ro, nnd tho taak la not so oaay us it porhapa appnnra, Should thu luintamau micceod In cntchitiK tho foather, tho ono nuarrat It tftkus tlio pluoo of tho huntur uml pnys n forfeit. Tho gaiuu ...
WHEAT HARVESTING. SEASONABLE REMINDERS. [Newspaper Article] — Emu Bay Times and North West and West Coast Advocate — 23 December 1897
WIII'.AT llAUVKSTlNQ, S1CASONA11LK UBMINDICI13. As tbo wheat su:i-on is drawing nenr, n word of warnlnir la furuiL-in with rcferencu to harvesting, utc, mny not be out of place Time after tlmu tho tamo errors lu harvest. Ing bitvo oceuriod, and large qimntiilcs of good win ill Iijivo bum spollol by o»rel.ts and Ill-judged management. Last season was u most fitvurubli! one for llnrvcitlng operations, but many farmers, over-anxious to get the grain in ami threshed, ncglcolcd to giro It sufficient lime In thu Held, so that tho grain after threshing became qullo soft nnd almoBt unlit for milling. Sornu fnrmon evea ventured la thresh from Ibrt field, mid us tho grain lui'-l no ohanco to sweat In Ino stack It inroatod »fter being put In th6 bugs, nnd ivns In couBcquenco useless for any purpoju but fowU. In iho moat favor»blo wunthcr wheat cut nt the proper slago should havo at lenst IU days lu Urn field and bo st'icked at least another 10 days betoro throihlng, If this rulo U duparted fro...
THE GREAT STRIKE. A NEW AGREEMENT. DELEGATES' CIRCULAR. London, December 18. [Newspaper Article] — Emu Bay Times and North West and West Coast Advocate — 23 December 1897
TnK ailKAT STIUKB, A NEW AallKlSMENT. DBLEQATKS' OIROUIjAn, London, December 18, Tho Labor O inference, whlol. has been ?Itllug at Leeds, has agreed to » now prorl slonal sgreomont under which management and method) of negotiation will ha aubitam tlally Identical with that previously proposal though In different phraicologyi Owing, however, to tho employer! refuting to ftgrco to any reduction of hours ot labor »nd de clining to accept oompromlso, tho whole agreement will bo reform! to ballot, and the result will not be known until the 38th Imt, The truoo botween Kmployoia and TraJei Unions hna mennwhllo terminated, London, Diaimbei 10. Unionist dolcgntcs hnve Issued a circular clnlralng thnt tho now provisional ngroomont niloploil at Leeds tccurcs to Trade Onions tho right ot ooiiBullntlon with employers rn. spooling the term* nml cotullllons under which nny ehnnges mny bo co.i.luotcd, Tho agrccmont also Improvca freedom of employ ment and fnvors collcotivo baignlnlng for wngcf, but...
SOUTHERN PROPERTY SALE. [Newspaper Article] — Emu Bay Times and North West and West Coast Advocate — 23 December 1897
HOCTHEMT PIlOPUm'Y SAT.B, Meaars ltoborts and Oo, (T.lmlled ropnrt having raid at (hair rairf, ilolrarl, on Mon day, Ibo followlnR v.Uuablo properties In tho Hamilton diatrlat, forming portion ol tho cstuto of tho lulu Mi- Jusoph Ohirko, vlt :— Klluiignwan, I.H'iO acres, at £.1/6/ per aero, to Mr 11. J. 1 1 rock ; Big llun, 7,003 acres, at !17;il p.-r aero, to Messrs Mmldon ; llroad HolUim,ri,0!m nores, ut J52/O'-1 por aero, lo Mr J. W D .wnlii i Wnolpaok Farm, 02} acres, to Mr.l.lloivermnii, for £310 t total vnlui), j: h), I78;lll/. Also on account of eainto of bun Mr Thomas lloyuolds, llasiiervlllu, Old llfach, l.adO Roras, to Mr MorrUby, for £3,r-00. Offers for othur portions of Mr Olurku's pmprtlon aru also pending.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Emu Bay Times and North West and West Coast Advocate — 23 December 1897
A.UKW«r* to CorruNpoiKlonta, ' Watchful ' (Wynyard).— Wo do not seo any noi'oidty for publlshliiR your letter. You onndumn our correspondent for his remarks ru tho ' painted plaqua' (on In formation Bupptled by tho lion. sco. of tho oxhlbltlon) nnd conclude your lottor by admitting thnt tbo decision of tho com ralttoo In wlthholillag tho prize 'was certainly a correct onu, aa the exhibit was ono wiilnh Bhould not havo been roaognlaod by n competent judgo.'
THE PANAMA CANAL. A THIRD TRIAL. London, December 18. [Newspaper Article] — Emu Bay Times and North West and West Coast Advocate — 23 December 1897
THE PANAMA CANAL. A TI1I1ID THIAL. London, December 18, Deputies Muret nnd Buyer nnd five ex Deputies I.uvj been arrested in conncellon with the thin: trial lulslng out of Iho 1'unnma Cunnl Bcandnls, Lomton, December 10, Tho trlul Is proceeding In Paris ot H. Artoa, seven Duputtes nml flvu ox-Deputies, tor bribery nnd corruption ln connection with tho pn.sl.ig of tbo l'annma Canal Bill through tho French Leglilnturo. M, Arton, In reply to Interrogations from the judge, admitted lh.it ho had distributed 2,000,000 fniocs to Influence members ot tho Leglili ture to agree to tho passago ot Ihu measure providing for the Issue of tho Panama Caoal BontU, Deputy Nnquct, he affirmed, had lecclved from him 100,000 francs, Deputy Muret 0,000 francs, and Deputy lloyer 0,000 francs, II. Arton further stated that ho ob tained tho money from tho late Huron Rein. nch,
THE WIFE'S REQUEST. [ORIGINAL.] [Newspaper Article] — Emu Bay Times and North West and West Coast Advocate — 23 December 1897
THE WIFE'S REQUEST, [OnKiiN.ii..] A Omiitmua Km— 11 «,ulot room— a llro, slowly dying An all-pervading boiibq of gloom-n aliil wnrc nmii r«-oryinR — A woman young nntl fair Btrotoliod out UIIOII 11 BIKIWV llOll, With ovory mark mid «l«n utoul Hint thli ?trnniio pair woro nod. Tho hours apod 'on till Him' tlio blind peeped tho palo orescent moon, Tim diamond stars bodookod tlio sky till midnight «oomod liko noon j Yot atlll tlui woman mi tho oouoh soumod poaaefully tu Bloop, And atlll tho man with head bowed down did nought but nigh mid weep. Tlio woman slept liocmi«o liar limbs wuro weary with her toll | Uor buaband wopt booaiiso his bauds woro innocent of null ; Unuaod to dig— nalmmod to bog, ho wept tho night away, Until (liu iliiwn hnd mhorcd In another GmiiHTMAB Day. Tho firo wa« out— tho man waa cold— hl» honrt was dull mid and J IIo seemed so spirillum, ns If no word could make him gl«d- Juat thon tlio wniniui witli n alnrt frum luir doop slumbor wnko, And in Lovo'a accents fr...
NEW HARBOR ON THE WEST COAST. [Newspaper Article] — Emu Bay Times and North West and West Coast Advocate — 23 December 1897
NBW HAHIIOH ON TUK WEST OOAHT, Conaldurnblo Interest has been oxcltotl In lianllcnl cltclcB fatutoa n llulwrt corronpon dent) by tbo nllnirod discovery nf n now harbor' on tin) Wmt Coast 110 mil™ to tho iiiirihwaid 'f l'oit D.ivoy, Tliu dNiioVurjr la Oaplnln aeorBl) Sladduu, of thoaa Jlminnh, nbo, when oonatlnB westward, saw ft gup In tho wild coast lino and mado lor It. He discovered an liutninee of from an to 70 feet wide, and making a bold rush through bo found himself In n l.-ind-Iockcd harbor of eomu extent lu which vesaeb of thu largest draught, m he iaya, could lay comfortably. Tin) Uob.ut Miirinu lloutil will Inveatlgato thu m.itti:r, and when tbo wardens Uiko their trip l - Oi| u Saiell ill Ec.trch ot n llgbtliouso Kltu shortly they will innko It convenient to pay Iho new West CoaH haven a visit.
SHIPPING. BURNIE. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — Emu Bay Times and North West and West Coast Advocate — 23 December 1897
SUIIM'IV^. JIU 11X112. AHIUV10O. Sou, 21 — noraol, m, ISO tana, W, Holjmnn, from Stniiloy, HA1LBD. Deo. 21— Dotset, ««, 120 ton», W. Holyrann, for LaunccHtou, Tho us. DorBot rulurned from Stanley at 12 BO o'clock on Tuesday and loft for Ujvo.t port and 1,'iunctalon during Ibo nftiirnojn. Tim w-ii-koIiik i)iiBlno«r» In thu employ of Muhsm Allan llrutliorH, tliu OIiuk.iiv «lc,im diip uivnim, b.ivn »trnuk for tin- piymini or lliu iiiiinu I..I.J of wat;ii» as n :ulvcil by uiiulnuorHvinpluyol nn ahoro, Tho nu-aimir Kllztoy hua (,'n.ii' to plecos whuru nhi) wm uruukul on tbu Kuw H.iutb Wiilea mint. Tbu cuptnln nnd ulllurr of tbu watuh on Ilia Kllimy nt thu tlmu of her uroiiutlhiu In v.i beon cundu ? i:d by I h« Miirino Hoard nt. Sydney for the loss ut tho
PHUNNY FARS. [Newspaper Article] — Emu Bay Times and North West and West Coast Advocate — 23 December 1897
PHUNNY FARS. Tho mlatlotoo was novor known to kick nholo inn Blocking. A ring would bo a vory appropriate gift for u Christ man hullo. A Night ol IhoOiirlar— Christmas Kvo, aiuco ao many Btockinga oro suspended thornliv. Cliristmm nruuld bovory lonoly if Snntn Olaus failed to loud us tho light of hia proaontB. The moat popular Christmas mimbora aro found on bunk ohoqiioi. Fill yourself with Christmas npirit.but bownru ut too much Christmas drink. Tho girl who hangs up tho bipgtat pioco of luiatlotoo dooan't got kissod tho IIo : ' May I bo nuo of your Christmas presents?' Sho : 'Oh, curlainly I Hut 1 always got tired of thorn by tho lint of tho next yoar.' Clara: ' What did you Hud in your niockiiign, dour, on Christmas morning 1' llurtlin : ' Mysolf, shortly aftor 1 got up.' Til P. CIIUISTMAH TIIIK. Wo'vu hnd our fun, thill's not denied 1 Tho only tiling tlint griovoa us la tbia— that whim Iho Cliristmaa-tido Hocodua, it atrandod loavoa us. Amy : 'Why, Mabel, you haven't any miatlot...