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MINING NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 8 May 1897
MINING NOTES. The mining market is stagnant, and noth ing is doing on the Perth Htock Exchange. A new reef estimated to go 5oz. to the ton has been discovered at the Princess Alix mine. The shaft at the Lady Amelia mine has been sank to a depth of* 50ft. and the reef there is 7ft. to 8ft. thick. Very rich stone is being obtained from the Golden Prince mine, Murrin Murrin, and the battery is daily expected to arrive. The first crushing from Menzies Consoli dated, an English company, resulted in 40 tons of. stone yielding 431 oz. of smelted gold. The first crushing of the Lady Bountiful mine, Black Fla?, has resulted as follows : 8tone treated, 125 tons ; average per ton, 2oz. 14-lwt. A rich strike has been made in the t>haft being snnk on Cameron's lease at a depth of 36ft. The stone is impregnated with gold but the size of the lode is not known. The shaft on the Baronet mine, Red Hill, is down to a depth of 46ft. A large lode formation has been pasaerl through, which by dollying ...
CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 8 May 1897
- CRICKET. The fina! match for the premiership badge will be played on the Recreation Ground this afternoon between the North and East teams. As both these clubs now have an equal num ber of points an exciting! contest should be the result. The following team will repre sent the North-P. Tideman, G. Keyser, C. Shaw, W. Monaghan, E. Miller, O. Cox, W. Brearly. A. Foord, L. Hansom, A. Allan, E. Phillips ; emergencies, F. Brown and J. Milne.
OUR PERTH LETTER. [FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.] Perth, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 8 May 1897
OUR PERTH LETTER. [FBOM O DB OWN COEKKSPONDENT. ¡ Perth. Monday. The interest in the General Elections is not so keen as one would have expected seeing that the new Parliament will be com posed of more members than last session., particularly in the matter of representatives frcm the goldfields. So far the Government have had a., very easy time of it. ' With the growth of population bas come a large increase in our crime record in Perth. Just at present we appear to have in our midst some of the worst criminals from the otherside. The po! iee" know that there are two notorious Melbourne gangs over here operating in the city and one " push" devote their energies to shepherding drunken men and "going through them," that, I believe, is the technical tenn for stripping a man of everything he possesses, and the other gang are garroters, and they have been very much in evidence of late. Early on Saturday morning the garrote gong selected a compo sitor, was was returning home after his nig...
THE COOLGARDIE MURDER. THE PRISONERS. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 8 May 1897
THE COOLGARDIE MURDER. THE PBISONEBS. The Coolgardie Chronicle says:-Connelly, who looks to be a man bet ween 30 and 33 years ot age, is about 5ft. llio. in height. Of athletic build, his appearance suggests that he bas been acustomed to out-door life. He is of sallow complexion, and has grey eyes and rather prominent cheek-bones. He has a heavy brown moustache. He was attired in a grey tweed suit, and wore a felt hat with a pupgery. He appeared to regard the pro ceedings with sto'id iudifft renee. Robert Reid, is not more than 5ft. 3ia. or 5ft. 4in. in height. He is-stout and fair, wish blue eyes and a fair moustache. He. has a round chubby face, a ad looks a strong, hardy young man. He wore blue dungaree pants, colton shirt, blackicoat and a felt hat. Beid seemed to feel his-position keenly, and looked ill al ease while before the Court. Connelly, the alleged murderer, is a native of America. He emigrated from South Africa to Australia in 1891, and arrived at Mount Browne, New Pou...
PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH. LADIES' GUILD. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 8 May 1897
PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, __~_á LADIES* GUILD. The members of the recently-formed Ladies' Guild in connection with the Scots Church gave a successful con cert in the Lecture Hall on Wednesday evening. Since its inception, upwards of 20 ladies have joined the Guild, and this, their first effort, proved a decided success. The concert was in aid of the Hanse Fund, and the hall was crowded. Mrs. Brewster pre sided, and the programme was entirely sus tained by members of the Guild. In opening the proceedings, Mrs."Brewster said the Scots Church Ladies' Guild had been formed because the male members of the congregation were doing all the talking and performing all the work, conducting the week-night services, preaching at the mission Stations, and managing everything ; while the ladies, forming, perhaps, two thirds of the congregation, were doing very little, and that little was generally done by fits and starts, and bad always to be done by two or three. (Sear, hear.) That there was work for ...
ESPERANCE NEWS. Esperance, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 8 May 1897
ESPERANCE NEWS. Esperance. Thursday. A meeting of the Chamber of Commerce was held last night. The Herbert, the new mail steamer for the Albany service, was ad versely criticised. She WBS considered small and unsuitable. It was decided to adjourn the discussion pending the arrival of the steamer. Mr. Downes, of Adelaide, bas engaged a large store for the purposes of importation. The Chamber of Commerce are asking the Government to give a doctor an appointment in the Govern went hospital as an inducement to settle in Esperance. Gf ol water bas neen struck ten miles be yond Gibsons' Soak.
THE QUEEN'S REIGN. THE CASKET FROM THE LADIES OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA. Parth, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 8 May 1897
THE QUEEN'S REIGN. THE CASKET FBOÏÎ THE LADIES OF WESTE BN AUSTRALIA. Pflrtli, Thursday. The Gasset which is to contain the congra tulatory address from the ladies of Western Australia to be presented to Her Majesty in June next by Lady Forrest has been manu factured -by Messrs Robertson and Moffat, and will be on view in that firm's* window this morning. The casket is 21 in. by I8in. in size, and i6 made entirely of Western Aus tralian woodsy consisting 'of prickly pear, sandalwood, jarrah, light and dark carly jarrah, ti-tree, raspberry, jam wood, blackbutt, heart of the " blackboy/' banksia, and a few others. The manner ip which all the strips have been placed ia order is very artistic, and reflects gre&p credit on the firm. The interior of the casket is lined with pale blue silk. It might be mentioned that most of the wood was procured through the courtesy of Mr. J. Ednie Brown, conservator of forest. The casket and address was packed by the firm, and handed over to Lady...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 8 May 1897
FATAE, ACCIDENT AT UABBAHDALK.-A young man named Mc Coo ra be, a timber feller at Jarrahdale, met his death in an extraordinary manner on Wednesday, A falling branch struck an axe he was carry ing, and drove it into his leg, and he bled to death in less than an hour. THE PREMIER'S ABSENCE-MB. WIT TENOOM TO ACT.-The West Australian is responsible for the statement that Mr. Burt has declined to act as Premier during Sir John Forrest's absence owing to press of private business, and that Mr. Wittenoom will be appointed Acting Premier, and in order to relieve the Minister of Mines of s &lt;me of bis existing duties, a sixth Minister will be appointed. M"n. David Begg:, of Kalgoorlie, writes : "Your African Medical Wonder has completely cured me of Dyspepsia, Liver Complaint and Chronic Constipation, and my wife would not oe without Weston.s Maeic P 11s and African Medical Wonder if they cost a sovereign a tottlo. These valuable medicines have made a salntary and marked influence...
TURKEY AND GREECE The Turks Repulsed at Valestino. Great Battle at Phersala. The Greeks again Defeated. Retreating upon Domoko. Athens in Despair. London, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 8 May 1897
TURKEY AND GREECE -_ Hie Turks Repulsed at Vales titio. Great Hattie at JPfiersala. Tlie Greeks again Defeated* Retreating upon Do moho. AtJiens in Despair. London. Thursdav. Â Greek ironclad has captured a schooner at the entrance to the Golf bf Salónica. The Turks Lave vigorously attacked the Greek outposts at Phersala. The Duke of Sparta and Prince Nicholas led the defence of the position. The fighting was sharp bat indecisive. The Turks have abandoned Trikhala and occupied the heights overlooking Arta. They have also renewed the attack on Valestino, but after severe fighting and beary losses on both sides they were re pulsed. 1.10 p m. A great battle is raging at Phersala. 6.40 pm. The Turks lost 1,200 men on Friday in reckless attacks npon Gol. Smolenski's strong position at Yalestino, and there has been continuous fighting since which has extended to Phersala. Colonel Pmolenski declares that the scene of the fighting at Yalestino was deluged with blood and that he lost 1000 me...
SHIPPING INTELLIGENGE. ARRIVALS. THURSDAY, MAY 6. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 8 May 1897
SHIPPING INTELLIGENGE. -?-? ABEIVAL8. THURSDAY, HAY 6. KONOOWABBA, e.s, from Fremantle. Pas- j sengers for here : Misses Boyle, and i McIntyre, and Mr. Hooper. j FBIDAY, MAI 7. - ! BOB BOY, s.s., at Albany from Esperance. : Passengers for here : Messrs. Clare, Robert son and Krakouer. OBIEHT, B.M.6,, at Albany from London. Passengers for here : Mesdames Judd and child, Plaistowe, Carberry and infant, McDonald and infant, Hngbes and family (7), Goold, Misses Toy (3). Ely, Orchard (3), Messrs. Judd, Wilson, Lynch, Bussell, Plaistowe, Haines, Carberry, Chapman, Gienny, Dawson, Cnnningham, McLeod ¡ and Farrell, Orington, Paterson, Opie, Elder (2), Felton, Jonney, Innstall. Hughes, Wilkinson, Stewart, Wright (2), Hickam. Sinclair, Harwood, Clark, M'Cabe(2),East, Gould, Ogilvie, Toy, Callaghan, Warcbope, i Barman, Murphy, Simpson. Brown, Clark, Gilman, Menar, Hall, Jones, Martin, Adams, Fawcett, Derrick, Forsaitb, Wallace, Pear son, Paifrymann, Master Orchard, Colonel. Anderson and 3 Ital...
DEPARTURES. FRIDAY, MAY 7. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 8 May 1897
DEPARTURES. FBIDAY, MAY 7. OBIENT, B.M.S., from Albany, for the Eas tern Colonies. Passengers from here : Mesdames Grimwood, Peacock, Anstey, Brokenshire, Dwyer, Warbrick and five children and Hardwick ; Misses Grimwood and Carter ; Messrs McKellicap, Bogers, Byrne, Senini, Higgins, Crocker. Masher, Kearney, O'Hailoran, GifEen.L yons, Jones, Hill, Evans. Godfrey, Green, Darling. Mc Kibbin, Kelly. Gregory, Trott, Graham, Dempster, Anstey, Parker, Clonston, Wills, Carmey, Warbrick, Eichler, Constable, I Grimwood, Nichols. Mciver, Slater, Labor, , Stanhope, Sherwood, Tulloch, Kemtsen, I Cliff, Bosemstannn, Tariff, Grimwood, Colton, James, Carter, Peacock, Williams, I Brown, Stell way, Q'Zeigler, Sonthall, i Warne, Jordon, Goold, Webster (.2), Hum phrey, Macintosh. Levien, Groat, Giles, i Masher and Carter.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 8 May 1897
Shipping. THE PENINSULAS &ORIEETAL STEAM NAVIGATION COJKPANY. THE P. & O. S, N. C03t PANT, ander contract with the Imperial, New South _ ' Wales, Victorian, and South Australian Governments, will despatch the following steamers for London, calling at Colombo, Aden, Brindisi, Malta, Gibraltar, and Plymouth: Steamers. Boire ... Himalaya Oceana.. Victoria TOM. Oommacclar. Leaving George'! Sound. 6603 6527 A. B. Daniell A. "W Adamson E. Stewart WDGworcestarl May Jane 8 22 5 19 j BATES OF PASBAÚB MONET :? To London-First Saloon JG60 to Jß70. Second Saloon, £35, JB37, & JË40. Beturn Tickets from JÊ65 to JË115. Beturn Tickets between any of the Eastern Colonies and Kew Zealand are now available for 6 (six) months from date of embarkation. In the second saloon the arrangements hare been thoroughly reorganised, and the accomo dation which the Company now offers is un surpassed. Passage money can be paid here for passage from England. J Liberal concessions made tofamil...
SPORTING NEWS. S.A.J.C. MEETING. Adelaide, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 8 May 1897
SPORTING NEWS. -» ß.AJ.C. MEETING. Adelaide. Thnrsdav. There was a large attendance at the S.A. J.C . races yesterday. .Tbe weather was fine. The following are the results : HAIDEN PLATE.-One mile and a furlong. Trentalto. 1 Bordermau ... ... .. 2 Carmelite. 3 Won by two-lengths. Time, lmin. 59sec. Dividend, £2 17s. HUBDLB BACH. General Gordon. 1 Floodbird. 2 Havelock. 3 This was a magnificent race, and was won by half a length. Time, Sunn. 42sec Divi dend, £13 7s. ADBLAIDK CDT of 1,000 sovfl.-One mite and five furlongs. Mr. Arnfieid's MOBA, 7st 81b. ... ~ 1 BIRKSGATE, Cst. 13ib. ... ... 2 PRINCESS OF WALES, 6st. lOlb. 3 Birksgate led from the start to the distance, where Mora improved her position, and com» ing through at the halt-distance, after a short set-to with Bireksgate, drew a wey, au&lt;* won by a length. Response was fourth and Mis chief fifth. Time, 2min. 52sec. Dividend, £9 7s. NURSERY HANDICAP.-Six furlongs. Tranquility . 1 Firelock. . 2 Tapioca ... ... ... ......