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COLONIAL DEFENCE. LONDON, March 7. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 10 March 1906
COLONIAL DEFENCE. LONDON, March 7. j Yesterday 111 the Mouse or JLiords, during the debate on the Admiralty's naval policy, Lord Brassey stated the Canadian and Australian proposals for the creation of naval forces -for local defence promised far-reaching results. Great Britain's policy, he said, was to encourage the colonial Governments to organise in this direction, as it -was vain, to expect colonial contributions to the imperial exchequer.
WEST AUSTRALIAN WOOL. PRICES REALISED IN LONDON. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 10 March 1906
WEST AUSTRALIAN WOOL. PRICES REALISED IN LONDON. The following detailed prices realised at the London wool Bales held on January 16 came to band by the last mail: Sold by H. P. Hughes & Co. M.P.C.-22 bales 1st comb, ewes 10&d., 18 do. 2nd do. 10d., 1 do. do. 8£d., 1 do. mixed 8$&lt;L, 12 do. 1st pes ewes 9jd., IS do. 2nd do. 9d" 5 do. B do. 7&d., 3 do. pes 5d., 4 do. comeback ll£d. J.M., Talobia.-6 comb, wethers 10d., 69 do. ewes 9d., 6 do. 2nd do. 8£d.t 2 do. do. (fire dgd) 8d., 17 do. hogts. 8Jd., 1 do. do. (fire dgd) 8d., 1 do. mixed black 7£d., 6 do. pes 5|d., 1 do. do. (fire dgd) 4£d. fioolathana.-4 super comb. 10d., 64 1st comb. hgts. 9d., 71 do. do. 8yd., 71 do. do. 8d., 9 do. do. dgd 8£d., 6 do. do. (fire dgd) 74d., 5 do. do. B 8id.. 6 do. 2nd do. 9d., 1 do. black 8d." 14 do. lambs 8d., 1 do. do. 7d" 12 do. pea. 8£d., 1 do. do. dgd. 8d., 16 do. bellies 7d., 1 do. do. dgd. 5£d., 1 do. do. (fire dgd) 5d., 3 do. scrd pes Is. l£d. Yany ear eddy.-5...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 10 March 1906
SUBSCRIPTIONS (POSTAGE INCLUDED) . £ O. D. One Tear 15 0 Six Months ... ... ... 0 12 6 One Quarter 0 6 6 i To ADVERTISERS. I THE NORTHERN TIMES circulates I amongst the pastoralists, mi»erK~ J pearlerand business people of the j whole North, and therefore will be | found a Jirst-class medium for adver tisers. Rates for advertising on ap plication. 7^
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 10 March 1906
Shipping. ~4cean STEAMSHIP CO. ^ LIMITED, f. r and WEST AUSTRALIAN STEAM NAVIGATION CO. r. LIMITED. r QUICKEST EOUTE TO LONDON via JAVA, and SINGAPOBE. Steamships. SULTAN. MIN1LYA. 2063 tons. 2744 tons. CAFT. P. TOWNLET. CAPT. E. Bichabdbon PAROO. CHARON. 2665 tons. 2681 tons. CAFT. A. MILLS. CAPT. I. Belt.. -Fortnightly Services. 4 4 5 SOUTH. From Singapore. MJNILYA, Feb. 27 PAEOO, March 13 V" SIJLTAN, March 29 CflABON, April 11 j>y J NORTH. From Fremantle. Carnarvon. CjHAEON, March 15 March 18 MINILYA, April 1 April 4 PAEOO, April 17 April 19 SULTAN, May 1 May 3 t These steamers, built especially for tlie trade? are fitted with, every modern appliance for tlie comfort of passengers. From Carnarvon about March 13 March 27 April 12 April 26 JAVA.-Large reductions made to families and parties. LONDON.-Through tickets ?Tissued in conjunction . with the P. & 0. Coy., ! transhipping at Singa ' pore. Apply to DALGETY & COY., LTD., PERTH FREMANTLE 6ERALDT0N CARNARVON CO...
SHIPPING. POET OF CARNARVON. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 10 March 1906
SHIPPING. POET OP CARNARVON. ARRIVALS. March 4.-Saltan, s.s., P. Townley master, from. Fremantle. Passengers. For Carnarvon; Mrs. J. Monger, Miss M. Hyden, Master Salmond, Messrs. A. E. Oakley, R. Bart, P. Macnish, J. Thompson. For Onslow: Mrs. Fennessy, W. George, M. Newell. For Cossact: Messrs. Purkiss, Keall, Gnest, BickertOn, Edwards. White, Dennis, Stademann. For Port Hedland: Mrs. Crowe, Messrs. H. B>. L. Hardy, Bourke, Goode, Bell, Smith, Browning, Ellis, Allanby. For Broome: Mr. J. Blair. For Soarabaya: Rev. F. Antony, Deacon Upton. For Singapore: Mrs., Miss, and Master Heads, T. Winfield, E. J. Kilpatrick, H. Redcliffe, K. Owens, F. Kassida.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 10 March 1906
TOZER & CO., Stock, Station, and General Commission Agents, Roebourne, NOR'-WEST. STOCK BOUGHT, SOLD, SHIPPED and INSPECTED. Drovers and Drovers' Plants arranged for. 'Rooers and Prospectors' Plants supplied on reasonable notice being given. Club ROEBOURNE. ANNUAL MEETING. Wednesday & Thursday, 30th and 31st MAY, 1906. OFFICIALS: STEWARDS :-Messrs. D. K. MeEae, J. G. MeareB, Tfaos. Porter, Jas. Withnell, J. Stanley, F. Murray, J. H. Johnson, W. S. Flinders. JUDGE :-Dr. MatmselL Handicapfebs :-Messrs. Wm. Byron and J. Spencer. STABTEB :-Mr. E. L. Macbay. PROGRAMME. FIRST DAY. TRIAL STAKES. A Handicap of 12 SOTS. second horse 2 SOTS, out of the stakes Open to all horses that hare Hot won an advertised race of 15 sovs. or over in value. Nomination, 8«.; accep tance, 4s. Six furlongs. TOWN AND COUNTBY PLATE. A Handicap of 10 sovs.; second horse 2 sovs. out of the stake. Nomination, 7s. 6d.; ac ceptance, 2s. 6d. Five furlongs. STOCKMAN'S PURSE, of 5 sovs. For bona fide ha...
W.A. IMPORTS AND EXPORTS. THE WORK OF THE DIFFERENT PORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 10 March 1906
W.A. IMPORTS AND EXPORTS. THE "WORK OP THE DIFFERENT PORTS. The following return contains the pre liminary statistics shoving the value of the imports, exports, acd total trade of the various ports of the State of Western Australia for the year 1905 : Tear ended Dec. 3L, 1905. Value of *Value of Value of Forts. Imports Eip'ta. Ttl.Trade £ £ £ 6,030,519 7,408,275 13,438,794 160,303 431,347 691,652 59,197 124,890 48,653 Fre'tle and Perth Albany Bnnbnry Geraldton Broome Carnarvon Onslow Fort Hedland Cossack Derby Yasse and Hamelin Esperance Wycdbam Eucla Total 8,003 5,721 9,880 4,288 3,798 3.655 16,251 4,674 1,365 504,873 131,417 125,504 96,926 93,031 54,797 564,070 256,377 174,157 42,708 36.962 98,752 64,777 57,550 4C.508 40,617 16,251 4,674 1,365 6,481,309 8,978,162 15,460,471 .These export figures refer to exports to places beyond the Commonwealth only. Detailed Tallies of exports to other States of the Commonwealth are aot yet available.
THE LOCAL COUNCIL AND THE WATER SUPPLY. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 10 March 1906
THE LOCAL COUNCIL AND THE WATER SUPPLY. TO THE EDITOR. Sir,-Probably the first duty of municipal councils-Carnarvon or elsewhere-is to see that the ratepayers are provided with a proper and adequate supply of potable water. The water is here in Carnarvon in plenty, but its method of distribution reflects no credit whatever npon the council. During my few months' stay in the town It has repeatedly be n the case that when the water is most required, i.e., during the hot weather, there is none on tap. There are two simple methods by which such a state of things may be overcomei Either to in crease the present storage capacity at the Yankee Town tanks, and place in conjunc tion with this an oil engine, so that in the event of failure of the present antiquated method of pumping, at least a limited supply may be assured; or else for the council to call upon every householder to provide himself with sufficient storage accommodation to outlast any possible water famine that may occur. One o...
TERRIBLE DISASTER AT THE SOCIETY ISLANDS. HURRICANE AND SEISMIC DISTURBANCE. LONDON, March 5. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 10 March 1906
TERRIBLE DISASTER AT THE SOCIETY ISLANDS. HURRICANE AND SEISMIC DISTURBANCE. LONDON, March 5. The steamer Mariposa, which has I arrived at San Francisco, reports an appalling catastrophe in the Pacific. The report states that a terrific hur ricane, extending over fonr hours, swept the Society Islands on February 7, and that Tahiti (the principal island of the group) and the island of Tnamotu were completely devastated. It is reported that 1,000 persons have been drowned. The damage to pro perty is estimated at 5,000,000 dollars (about £1,000,000). The British and other foreign consulates at Papeete (the principal seaport of Tahiti) were wrecked. Terrible distress prevails on the storm-swept islands, where five hundred British subjects are said to be in need of relief. A volcanic disturbance appears to have been associated with the storm, since several islands have disappeared. [The Society Islands belong to France, and are eituated in the tnid Pacific, more than 2,000 miles north-ea...
FREMANTLE CLU[?]'S MEETING. PERTH, March 4. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 10 March 1906
FBEMANTLE CLUE'S MEETING. PEETH, March 4. i The following were the results of the Fremantle Club's races held on Saturday at the Bicton course: Trial Stakes. Linnet ... ... ... ... 1 King Bee 2 Tremovar ... 3 Bicton Plate. See Saw 1 Bow lock ... ... ... ... 2 Black Eagle ... 3 Plympton Cup. Miss Pilgrim 1 Treinovar ... ... ... 2 Waikari 3 Bicton Purse. Bed Rose 1 Wakeful 2 Ethel ... ... 3 Welter Handicap. Othma 1 Bacon ... 2 Helios 3
SPORTING. RACING IN VICTORIA. Y.R.C. MEETING. MELbBURNE March 4. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 10 March 1906
SPORTING. * - ? : RACING IN VICTORIA. Y.E.C. MEETING-. Melbourne, March 4. The following were the results of y«ster day's races : Hopefield Stakes. Gapon ... ... . 1 Contort ... ... ... ... 2 Portland Bob + Legigan + t Dead beat for third place. St. Leger Stakes, If miles. Lady Wallace (Clayton) ... 1 Circuit 2 Charles Stuart ... 3 Betting.-4 to 1 on Lady Wallace, 7 to 1 against Charles Staart, 8 to 1 Circuit. Time, 3 in in. 15} sec. Newmarket Handicap, 6 furlongs. Pendant (A. Hood) 1 North Head (R. W. Brennan) 2 Duke of Melton (W. H. Sinitb) 3 Betting--9 to 2 against Pendant, 10 to 1 against Duke of Melton. 83 to 1 to 100 to 1 the others. Time, 1 min. 16J sec. Essendon Stakes, li miles. Tartan 1 Proeeedor 2 ScotPree... ... ... ... 3 Betting.-9 to 2 against Tartan, 5 to 1 against Scot Free, 33 to 1 the others. Time, 2 min, 41$ sec. March 6. The second day's racing in connection with the V.R.C. meeting resnlted as fol lows : Ascot Yale Stakes, six furlongs. Anton ions ... ... ... 1 l...
THE FAR EAST. LONDON, March 2. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 10 March 1906
THE FAR EAST. LONDON, March 2. The Bishop of Durban (?) declares J that the recent massacres at Nan Chang, in China, were the resalt of Roman Catholic missionaries meddling in local politics. His Lordship has appealed to the Vatican to prevent a recurrence of the interference. Mrs. Kingham, who with her hus band and family was among the vic tims of the recent Nan Chang mas sacres, was the daughter of the late Dean Pownall, who was stationed in Perth in 1858, and was West Aus tralia's first Dean. Germany is heavily fortifying her protectorate of Kiao Chau, in the Chinese province of Shantung. Tao Tai Yan, a notoriously corrupt official of Shanghai, whom the foreign consuls and diplomats consider to have been primarily responsible for the Shanghai riots, has been appointed Governor of Peking. March 7. The Dowager Empress of China has threatened the military authorities with severe punishment unless the foreign missionaries within the realm are protected.
GENERAL CABLES. SOUTH AFRICA. LONDON, March 6. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 10 March 1906
GENERAL CABLES. SOUTH AFRICA. LONDON, March 6. In connection with the Ethiopian movement in South Africa, 150 natives, including 20 from Natal, recently went to America to be edu cated at negro colleges. The Premier of Natal attributes the prevailing un rest among the blacks in Sonth Africa to the activity of Ethiopian church teaching. The native leader of the anti-poll tax. movement in Natal has been sentenced to be flogged and to be imprisoned for six months. A gang of coolies armed with sticks tried yesterday to enter' a farmhouse at Modderfontein, in the Transvaal. The farmer was prepared for the raiders and shot two of them, where ^p^ipon the rest decamped. Five squadrons of Natal mounted infantry under Colonel Iieuchar sur rounded a kraal and captured the Zulu chief Zoubizete. The troops shelled the kraal after the troops had evacuated it. Forty, headmen tendered their submission. They asked why their kraals were shelled, and were informed that the gnns were the voice of the s...
A SAGACIOUS SPANIEL. LONDON, March 1. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 10 March 1906
A SAGACIOUS SPANIEL. LONDON, March 1. j At East Ham, a suburb of London, the certain death of six persons was averted last night under remarkable circumstances. The fusing of an electric 6treet cable caused an escape of gas in the house in which they were sleeping. A spaniel that was on the premises, however, raised an alarm and awakened the sleepers. Thus timely apprised of their danger, they made their escape from the house, which otherwise must have proved a death trap.
THE KING'S CONTINENTAL TRIP. LONDON, March 2. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 10 March 1906
THE KING'S CONTINENTAL TRIP. LONDON, March 2. King Edward has arrived at Paris on his way to Biarritz, in the south of France. His Majesty, who is staying at the British Embassy, was met at the Gardes des Invalides by M. Rou vier, the French Premier. King Edward, it is announced, will shortly proceed on a crnise in the Mediterranean, where he will meet the German Emperor. March 5. Prince and Princess Henry of Bat tenbnrg met King Edward yesterday at Marseilles. The roya! party, all of whom were included in the French census taken yesterday, proceed to Biarritz to-morrow.
ROEBOURNE NEWS. ROEBOURN[?], March 9. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 10 March 1906
ROEBOURNE NEWS. Roibournk, March 9. (Juai Chong has been committed for trial for the' murder of Alex. Pacer last week at the Commercial Hotel. A special commission is sitting to-day, Commissioner Purkiss presiding. Joseph, a Malay man, was found guilty of at tempted murder. The sentence was de ferred until to- morrow. The caae.of an old aboriginal charged with murder is now proceeding. The weather is dry with cold nights and hot days, indicating drought.
LICENSING COURT. MONDAY, MARCH 5. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 10 March 1906
LICENSING COURT. MONDAY, MARCH 5. Before Mr. C. D. V. FOBS, R.M., Dr. Hickinbotham, and Messrs. L. Ton Bibra and J. H. Mansfield, J's.P. APPLICATION FOB A GALLON LICENSE. William Newman applied for a gallon license, Mr. C. S. Eiring appearing for the applicant. Sergt. Smyth opposed the application on behalf of the police. William Newman said he was a mer chant and agent, residing at Tankee Town, and was applying for a gallon license for the premises he now occupied. He had never held a license before. Cross-examined: The license is badly wanted. The majority of the people at Tankee Town are customers of mine, and if I had a gallon license they would pur chase their liquor from me. People travel ling by the Minilya and Gascoyne routes have approached me and asked why I could not supply them with liquor the same as other storekeepers. If I had a license it would save them the trouble of coming into town. There are dozens and dozens who do not come into tows, but stay at Yankee Town. R...
BUSH FIRES IN THE YORK DISTRICT. PERTH, March 6. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 10 March 1906
BUSH FIEES IN THE YORK DISTRICT. PERTH, March 6. j The residents of the York district daring the past few days have ex perienced a repetition of the disastrona bosh fires, bat the damage sustained was not so extensive as that caused by last year's fires. ks the resnlfc of burning off, one fire started at Gwambygine. six miles from York. It destroyed miles of fencing and acres of grass. The flames in places were twenty feet high and the heat was unbearable. No live stock were killed, bat the grass des troyed represents feed to the value of thousands of pounds. March 7. The fires in the York district were snbdued last night, and there is little danger of any great damage being done. Very few livestock were des troyed, but many sheep have had to be sold owing to the destruction of grass. In portions of the country fires are still burning, but little danger is apprehended.