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RUSSIA'S TROUBLES. LONDON, March 11. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 17 March 1906
. RUSSIA'S TROUBLES. LONDON, March 11. A St. Petersburg journal has pub lished a long list of intellectuals and reformers who have been arrested. According to the same journal arrests are being made wholesale in the, provinces, and- it adds that there are 1,500 political prisoners at Riga. The transmission of money through j the Russian post offices has been sus- ' pended by the police, this step having i been rendered necessary owing to the constant robberies. L Many political prisoners, loaded I with ironB, are now at Moscow, on | their way; to exile. Twenty armed men entered 4 hospital in Poland and rescued a Socialist, Radke, who w,as wounded recently in an encounter with the police.. Six artillerymen concerned in the mutiny at Odessa have been sentenced to terms of imprisonment varying from 10 to 20 years. Twenty-four minor offenders who refused to fire on revolutionaries were sentenced to shorter terms of imprisonment. March 12. The Times correspondent at St. Petersburg states...
NEW ZEALAND. AUCKLAND, March 11. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 17 March 1906
NEW ZEALAND. Ajgcklasid, March 11, \ Daring a gale at Chris tcbarcli the tower of the exhibition building com pletely collapsed. March 14. Auckland has been visited by a terrific cyclone. Most of the bridges and parapets were destroyed by monster waves. The estimated dam age to the town is £120,000. Daring the storm the captain of the schooner Ermes and 5 men were lost.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 17 March 1906
SHIPPING. OCEAN STEAMSHIP CO. LIMITED. AND ? WEST AUSTRALIAN STEAM NAVIGATION CO. LIMITED. QUICKEST ROUTE TO LONDON via i JAVA and SINGAPOBE. .Steamships. SULTAN. MINOR. fe 2063 tons. 2744 tons. P. Towkley. CAPT. E- Eichabdson PAROO. CHARON. 2665 tone. 2681 tons. CAFT: A. MILLS. CAPT. I. Bbli.. Fortnightly Services. SOUTH. From Singapore. From ^^rnarvon PAB.OO, March 13 ' March 27 SULTAN, March 29 April 12 .CHABON, April 11 April 26 2STORTHI. From Fremantle. Carnarvon. CHABON, March 15 March 18 MINILYA, April I April 4 PAB0O, April 17 April 19 SULTAN, May 1 May 3 * These steamers, touilt especially for tlie trade? are fitted witli every modern appliance for tlie comfort of passengers. JAVA.--l.arge reductions made to families and parties. LONDON.- Through tickets issued in conjunction with * the P. & 0. Coy., transhipping at Singa pore. , Apply to roilM* & COY., LTD., PERTH FREMANTLE GERALDTON CAERNARVON - COSSACK and PORT HEDLAND. J. CLABK & CO. Onslow. y(\^...
The Aorthern Times. PASTORAL, MINING AND PEARLING NEWS. SATURDAY, MARCH 17,1906. LOCAL AND GENERAL. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 17 March 1906
The Jtnrtljwrtr PASTORAL, MINING AND PEARLING NEWS. SATURDAY, MARCH 17,1906. LOCAL AND GENERAL. A SPORTING OUTFIT.-Sportsmen want ing & first-class shooting turnout bad better call at Carnarvon Hotel on Saturday evening at 7.30 p.m.-ADVT. A CAUTION TO TRAVELLERS.-Inspector D re wry has wired to the local police instructing them to warn travellers of the absence of waiter on the track from Harne lin Fool to Northampton. CUTTER DORRE.-This cutter is now under the command of Captain J. Walsh. Her sailing dates are :-For Wooramel, March 17; for Haraelin Pool, March 26; for Dorre Island, April 5. ANGLICAN CHURCH BAZAAR.-An ad vertisement in thi6 issue states that a meeting of ladies will be held at 3.30 next Thursday afternoon at the Jubilee Hall to make arrangements for the bazaar which it is intended to hold during race week. It is hoped that all ladies taking an interest in church matters will make an effort to be present. GERALDTON RACES.-The Victoria Dis trict Tarf Club is h...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 17 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. McR&e, J. G. Meares, Thos. Porter, Jas. Withnell, J. Stanley, F. Murray, J. H. Johnson, W, S. Flinders. Judge :-Dr. M&TWBell. Handicappebs :-Messrs. Wm. Byron and J. Spencer. Stabteb :-Mr. B. L. Mactay. PROGRAMME. FIRST DAT. Tbial STAKES. A Handicap of 12 SOTS.; second horse 2 govs. out of the stakes. Open to all horses that have not won an advertised race of 15 sovs. or over in value. Nomination, 8s.; accep tance, 48. Six furlongs. TOWN AND Cottntby PLATB. A Handicap of 10 sovs.; second horse 2 sovs. oat of the stake. Nomination, 7s. 6d.; ac ceptance, 2s. 6d. Five furlongs. STOCKMAN'S PURSE, of 5 BOV...
QUEENSLAND. BRISBANE, March 11. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 17 March 1906
QUEENSLAND. BRISBANE, March 11. j The heavy rains have caused floods in many places, where provisions are running short and have to be taken by boats. Twenty inches of rain have fallen at Winton since the new year. The town is surrounded by water, and the people have been rescued by boats. A mob of 2,500 sheep is reported to have been swept away. March 13. The flood in the Barcoo River is two feet higher than the Febraaiy flood, and it is still rising. The Royal Hotel and the Queensland National Bank at Winton have been inundated, while the Bank of New South Wales is surrounded. Supplies of Tations are short, and the outlook is serions. March 14. A boy has been drowned in Cedar Creek, Barcaldine, where the country is flooded. At Long Reach a married couple had to remain on a wool press for two days. The rains are the heaviest for the last 25 years. Big stretches of country are under water, and miles of fencing and rabbit net ting have been washed away.
INTER-STATE NEWS. NEW SOUTH WALES. Sydney, March 11. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 17 March 1906
ENTER-STATE NEWS. NEW SOUTH WALES. Sydney, March 11. | Plague has manifested itself in Sydney, the patient being Miss Maggie Muir, who was employed as a dress maker at a large establishment in Kent-street, in which neighbourhood plague-infected rats have been taken within the past few days. James Groutch, a youth employed by the Proprietary mine, Broken Hill, while carrying £611 pay .money to the mine, was assaulted by an un known man and robbed of the money. The crew of the, coastal steamer Dnnmore had an exciting experience off Long Bay, the vessel being strnck by a fusillade of ballets, which came from the rifles of the First Australian Infantry, who were engaged in field firing. The first mate had a narrow escape. A lifebuoy against which he had been standing a second before was pierced by a ballet, which fonnd a resting place in the woodwork. The incident, which might have had serions consequences, is to be investi gated by the military authorities. March 13. The strike at Mett...
A PROPHET WITHOUT HONOUR. LONDON, March 12. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 17 March 1906
A PROPHET WITHOUT HONOUR. LONDON, March 12. The downfall of the Rev. J. A. Dowie, self-styled the " Prophet Elijah," is reported to be complete. The deacons of the chnrch of which he was the head have assumed the administration of Zion City. The attempt to serve J. D. Rocke feller, the American malti-millionaire and head of the Standard Oil Com pany, with a subpoena requiring him to give evidence in an anti-trost case has been abandoned, since other offi cials of the trust have arranged to give evidence in the case. The Phoenix liner British King, 4,717 tons, has foundered on Sable bland, Nova Scotia. The steamer carried passengers and crew to the number of 56, of whom 28 are known to have been saved.
SIR JOHN FORREST IN LONDON. LONDON, March 11. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 17 March 1906
SIE JOHN FORREST IN LONDON. LONDON, March 11. Sir Jobn and Lady Forrest will sail homewards from Marseilles on April 2. Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman and all the British Ministers bare called on the Federal Treasurer, who has been extremely busy since his arrival in London. He has inter viewed Lord Elgin (Secretary of State for the Colonies) on several matters of colonial importance, including the conversion of the States1 loans to the Commonwealth, the decimal currency question, and silver coinage for Aus tralia. Sir John Forrest also inter viewed Sir George Sydenham Clarke (Secretary of the Committee for Im perial Defence) subject to Australian defence. March '13. Mr. Charles Tetnperley, managing director of Millar's Karri and Jarrah Co., Ltd., entertained Sir John Forrest and. a representative gathering at luncheon yesterday. Replying to the toast of bis health the Commonwealth Treasurer quoted trade statlfitics-show ing bow Australia bad progressed. Referring to the relations bet...
GENERAL NEWS. LONDON, March 11. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 17 March 1906
GENERAL NEWS. LONDON, March 11. A number of fishermen's hats on ! the Lofoddn Islands, on the coa6t of Norway, have been buried by an avalanche. Twenty-one persons are known to have been killed and 39 serionsly injnred. Viscount Hayashi, the Japanese ambassador in London, has been admitted to a seat on the English Grand Lodge of Freemasons as Past Grand Warden.. March 13. The town of Sanna, in the Arabian province of Yemen, is being besieged. The Turks have been reduced to ter rible straits. The population, owing to famine, has been reduced from 70,000 to 20,000. All cats and dogs in the place have been killed and eaten. Both Arabs and Tnrks have resorted to cannibalism. One Turk admits that he killed and ate three Arabs. March 15. Four members of the crew of the British battleship Duncan have been drowned in Ban try Bay owing to the capsize of a boat. A mutiny occurred yesterday at Naples among the Chinese members of the crew of the British ship Epsom. A posse of Italian carbineers...
HOME POLITICS. LONDON, March 15. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 17 March 1906
HOME POLITICS. . LONDON, March 15. In the Honse of Commons jester day Mr. J. O'Grady, Labour member for East Leeds, moved that a measure was urgently needed to provide an old age pension fund. The motion was sympathetically received and carried without dissent. Mr. Asquith, .Chancellor of the Ex chequer, accepted the principle of the resolution, bat pleaded for patience and prndence. Th& Government were pledged to a pacific policy abroad auJ were bound to take substantial steps to reduce the cost of the army and to reduce the shipbuilding programme. He hinted at a widened basis of taxa tion for revenue purposes, making the burden fall with greater justice and equality on all sections of the com munity. In the House of Commons yester day Mr. Herbert Gladstone (Secretary of State for Home Affairs) promised Sir W. Evans Gordon that the Govern ment would give the Aliens Act a fair trial and see that it was administered with reasonable humanity.
THE ROYAL APOSTATE. LONDON, March 11. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 17 March 1906
THE ROYAL APOSTATE. LONDON, March 11. ; | The Times congratulates King Al fonso of Spain and Princess Ena of Battenberg upon their approaching marriage, and declares the personal and political aspects of the marriage are attractive, bat the religions aspect I is less so, .sndden conversions for a. purpose not being to the taste o£ the English nation." If the new Queen visits her English home she trill be gladly welcomed; bat the nation will not gladly welcome thejsight of Roman confessors at Buckingham Palace or State ceremonials . in Westminster Cathedral. The Pope and King Alfonso have sent to Princess -Ena magnificent presents. The Princess received her first com munion in a Roman Catholic church to-day. Princess Henry of Batten berg (Princess Beatrice) was not present at her daughter's renunciation of Protestantism. Match 12. The Spanish Chamber . of Deputies has agreed to allow Princess Ena of Battenberg when she becomes Queen of Spain 450,000 pesetas (about £14,000) annually, ...
BUBONIC PLAGUE. GERALDTON, March 11. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 17 March 1906
BUBONIC PLAGUE. G-EKALDTON, March 11. Mrs. Connolly is progressing very welf. Another case, making the eighth, has been discovered, the-patient being Mrs. Morris, who lived in a house ad joining the municipal reserve. The attack is moderately severe, and the patient is doing well. March 12. Mrs. Connelly is now declared to be convalescent. Mrs. Morris's is not regarded as a serions one. March 15. The plagne patients are progressing favourably. March 16. Mrs. Connelly has quite recovered and Mrs. Morris is convalescent. PERTH, March 13. The Mayor of Perth has received an offer from a citizen who desires his name to be withheld to pay 6d. per head for all rats caught in Perth and Fremantle during the next six months. There is a patient at Naunine sup posed to be suffering from plagne. A large number of persons em ployed in the business firms at Perth have been inoculated. March 14. An infected rat has been caught in Forrest Avenue, and the infected area is now reported as extending to...
THE LOCAL COUNCIL AND THE WATER SUPPLY. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 17 March 1906
THE LOCAL COUNCIL AND THE WATER SUPPLY. TO THE EDITOR. SEE,-In the same issue of your paper in which my letter as above appears £ see an advertisement from the Carnarvon Muni cipal Council confessing the inadequacy of supply, and stating March and April being very quiet months (so far as wind, not water, is concerned, I mean) the town may expect to be without water at any time, &c., &c. Whoever wrote, " 'Tis not in mortals to command success, but we'il do more Seinpronius, we'll deserve it," could not have had the Carnarvon Council in his mind, as the success that has met their efforts to supply Carnarvon with water during my residence here has been far from phenomenal. I know not what April may bring forth, but I "do know thus early in March I have had to lock my bathroom doors daily to prevent the small quantity I have on hand from being used, and I also know that a storage tank I have has not been full at any time since October last and its prospect of being full ...
CHINESE LABOUR IN SOUTH AFRICA. LONDON, March 15. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 17 March 1906
CHINESE LABOUR IN SOUTH AFRICA. LONDON, March 15. The Chinese labour question was again the subject of party conflict in the House of Commons last night. Mr. Winston Churchill (Under Secretary of State for the Colonies) stated in reply to a question that it was intended to ask Lord Elgin (Secretary of State for the Colonies) to inqaire touching the extent to which coolies on the Sand were illegally flogged and the abuse of Lord Milner's oral permission to mine managers to inflict slight corporal punishment such as practised in the pablic schools of England. He declared that Lord Milner's conduct in sanctioning such punishment and neglecting to see his instructions were not exceeded con' stituted a grave dereliction of duty. He further declared that once the Transvaal became a self-governing colony the motherland should fix the date for the termination of the exist ing labour ordinance. The Govern ment would consider the Transvaal's fresh proposals and wonld decidedly veto these, no ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 17 March 1906
Sirs. Butler (late of Perth) WILL receive PUPILS for PIANO FORTE from February 1st, 1906. Apply " NEUTRAL HOUSE," Olivia Terrace, Carnarvon. TERMS MODERATE. Alex, H. Salmond, Carnarvon. Government Authorised Surveyor. Engi neering Surveys. Levels taken for Water Races. Earth quantities supplied. Mining Surveyor. Properties examined and re ported on. Caves! Caves! Ail 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 Coacli Return and Hotel Expenses, as under, from Perth or Fremantle: Yallingnp (3 days) £3 0 0 Margaret Hirer &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 KING OF LIGHTS. WM. E. COSS & CO., 451 HAT STREET, PERTH, Are prepared to install this most brilliant illominant for any kind of lighting, inside or ontei...
SPORTING. KALGOORLIE RACES. PERTH, March 17. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 24 March 1906
SPORTING. ? KALGOOELIE RACES. PBBTH, March 17. To-day JS13.609 was invested in the totalizator at Kalgoorlie. Besults of the racing: Kar&lee Hurdles, two miles.-Niebel I, Papil 2, Tortoise 3. Time, 3 min. 56? sec. Betting.-Evens Niebel, 5 to 2 against Papil, 6 to 1 Tortoise. Trial Stakes, 5 furlongs.-Beggarman 1, Forest Charm 2, Wheelarra 3. Time, 1 min. 4J sec. Betting. - Evens Forest Charm, 4 to 1 Wheelarra, 20 to 1 Beggar man. Totalizator straight out? Dividend ?£4115s. Leger dividend JBli 3s. Lamington Welter Plate, 7 furlongs. Milner 1, Bivalve 2, Brown and Black 3. Time, 1 min. 32 3-5th aec. Betting.-2 to 1 against Bivalve, 7 to 1 Milner, 10 to 1 Brown and Black. Totalizator straight oat. £10 3s. Summer Cap, 1| milei.-Ballion (J. Flynn) 1, Katoomba 2, Cairo 3. Time, 3 min. 39J sec. Betting.-6 to 4 against Cairo, 2 to 1 Katoomba, 10 to 1 Ballion. Totalizator dividend .£11. Won by a length. Federal Stakes, 6 furlongs.-Iau&y Agnes 1, Bivalve 2, RoadBide 3. Time, 1...