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SHIPPING ITEMS. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 8 May 1897
SHIPPING ITEMS. The steamet Wollowra is doe here from Fremantle on Tuesday, . The steamer Bob Boy arrived here from j Esperance at 4.10 a.m. yesterday. The B.M.6. Victoria is dne here from Lon don on Thursday. Bhe has 200 tons of cargo for this portj The steamer Innamincka is expected to arrive here from the Eastern Colonies on Tuesday morning., The steamer Maritta left Adelaide on Tuesday at 2 p.m. and is due here to-day. She has 200 tons of cargo for this port, i The mail steamer Borne is expected to ar» I rife here from the Eastern, Colonies this afternoon. She has 90 passengers for this port. The B.M.S. Orient arrived from London at 12.25 p.m. yesterday, and after discharging 100 tons of «argo, mails and passengers left again for the Eastern Colonies. The steamer Aberdeen is expected to ar ti ve here from the Eastern Colonies on Tues day. She will take on board 200 tons of coal and 350 loads of timl>er from this port The steamer Konoowarra, from Fremantle, arrived here at mid...
THE COOLGARDIE FIRE. Coolgardie, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 8 May 1897
THE COOLGARDIE FIRE. Coolgardie, Thursday. It bas been found that only one man could have lost bis life in the recent, tire. The victim was Frank Hamilton, aged 29. He was well connected in Scotland, and closely related to Sir H. Dalrymple, and the Hamil tons of Haddingtonshire. All the rest of the occupants bf the hotel have been accounted for. Mr. Kennedy is seriously ill, having been severely burnt about the face and neck. He is not expected to leave bis bed for a month. Mr. H. E. Bright was also severely burned, sustaining many minor injuries. The local publicans are devoting all one day's takings for the benefit of the victims. Sports are also being arranged, and a concert will be held at the Tivoli Theatre on Wednesday week, when all the artists will give their services free. The local clubs are opening subscription lists. Coolgardie, Friday, Mr. Hamilton^ ring has been found, and adhering to it were strips of flesh and muscle. The ring has been identified as Hamilton's, toget...
A GOOD CHARACTER. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 8 May 1897
A GOOD CHARACTER. Pears S jap is pure, delightful and refresh ng F. A. H. Weston's African Medical Wonder has m de a marvellous im«'roTijment in wy family's health Lassitude, he patio-'orpidity anaemia, and the distressing symptoms at tending dyspepsia hare all disappeared, and the patients nervous vi?our, health, strength, and vita ity have returned with increase of appetite and refreshing sleep. Your A frican Wonder for child reu and infants is unexeel ed m its mild and health-giving qualities. Signed Tiiomas Whitt -n WüT&ins, Hay-street, Perth, W.A, Do e, 10 drops. Price 3s. Gd. All chemic te. Read the advertisement,* '
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 8 May 1897
Business N . j g O N M A R C H E, LIMITED. OASÖBBG, DIMANT & O O. Thank their numerous Customers in ALBANY and SUBBOUNDING DISTRICTS for their past magnificent Support, and beg to announce that they hare privately FLOATED THEIB POPULAR 6TOBES INTO A LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY, Hie tat« MANAGING PARTNERS retaining a large Interest in the NEW CONCERN. ALL OBDEBS FBOM ALBANY ( will have Special Attention and Prices charged and Quality given will be in keeping with THE BON MABCHE'S PAST BRILLIANT RECORD. » _BON MABCHE LIMITED._165m ~4 Y. HASSELL, & C O Y. AUCTIONEERS, LAND, STOCK, STATION, SHIPPING, COMMISSION AND GENERAL AGENTS Agents-Phoenix Fire Office and National Mutual Life Association of Australia. _TOBK 8IBKBI, ALBANY. _155f JOAN MOIB & COY., MEBCHANTS, SHIPPING, COMMISSION, INSURANCE AND GENERAL AGENTS. to; ' IMPOBTEBS OF WINES, SPIRITS, & BEEBS. GBOCEBIE6 fc OILMEN'S STOBE8. CONSIGNMENTS BECEIVED AND DEALT WITH. GOODS BECEIVED AND STOEED. AUCTION...
THE GENERAL ELECTIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 8 May 1897
THE GENERAL ELECTIONS. The following are the results : PERTH. DEFEAT OF MB. PARKER. Lyall Hall .268 8. H. Parker. 263 Majority . 5 Both were even at 263 and Hall got the last five votes. Mr. Parker's defeat caused surprise. It is said to be due lo the instrumentality of Mr. A. Forrest, who also, it is said, used bis in fluence to secure Holmes and Doh er ty's suc cess. NOBTH-EAST COOLGARDIE. Vosper .236 Harper.177 Dwyer. ... 69 Barclay.30 BAST FREMANTLE. Holmes.182 Moss .176 EAST PERTH. ' James .246 Saunderson .65 Baven .35 NORTH FREMANTLE. Doherty.160 King .. .84 Dearie.47 Bees .20 NOBTH PEBTH. Oldham.73 Bennett.69 Stirling.47 Cavanagh .43 Phair . . 19 WEST PEBTH. Wood .406 Molloy.259 Peden ... !..91 GERALDTON. G. T. Simpson.146 J. A. Thompson... . 59 H. A. Spalding. ... 54 J. H. Simpson. 3 COOLGABDIE. A. E. Morgans. ... 596 A. G. Hales .245 THE SWAN. N. E. Ewing. ... 116 W. G. Johnson ... ... ... 91 James Morrison.82 J. W. Huelin ....13 CANNING. . F. Wilson .90 Gibbs .41 Bodereda....
The Advertiser SATURDAY, MAY 8, 1897. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 8 May 1897
SATURDAY, MAY 8, 1897. AFÍER dinner speeches as a role are largely discounted ia other parts of the . world, but if the after duiner speeches delivered in this colony were to be re garded as irresponsible there would be very few political utterances remaining. The ministers seem to spend the greater part of their time attending paltry cele brations followed by banquets, at which they have to speak, üo ministers in any of the colonies are so prone to pub lic flattery as ours. The most common place public buildings are formally dealt with, the foundation stone being laid and the opening ceremony being performed by a minister. One might think that the ministers had something better to do than rushing about the country for the applause of the people. These remarks are suggested by the ceremony at Ere mantle the other day. How many cere monies have been held at Fremantle, and how many bottles of champagne tere been broached there in connection with the harbor works, we cannot say, but th...
THE GLENBROOK TRAGEDIES. BUTLER DESCRIBED. [From the Sydney Evening News.] [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 8 May 1897
THE GLENBROOK TRAGEDIES. -"V BÜTLEB DE8CBÏBKD. f From the Sydney Beening Newt.] There is a serious mixture of the animal and the man abo at Frank Butler. His small, ;.. - cruel, grey-blue eyes, willi their small pupils . and pale iris, ever restless, snggest the wolf. They are deep-set, with traivy lid», and covered with lowering tanby eyebrows, puckered np towards their meeting point, by two deep seams, which give bim, whether laughing orin repose, a -perpetual frown, which intensifies to an extraordinary degree when he is put ont. Then his whole ' face undergoes a complete metamorphosis. The lids of his eyes seem to become suddenly blood-shot, bis eyes glare into space, his fore head, puckers up, and his general expression demotes wild, ungovernable -ferocity, ta each a mood be might be capable of anything but bravery. Hesite moody and silent for hou rs,idly twirling his coaree,heavy moustache hiB eyes fixed on the floor of his celt, except ! when raised for a moment to "his capto...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 8 May 1897
BORWICKS BAKING £ POWDER. '£ CONTAINS NO ALUM AND 18 A WELL-KNOWN PURE ENGLISH MANUFATUfiE OF WOBLD-WIDE REPUTATION. A FEW EECEIPES FOR HOUSE HOLD USE. AB EXCELLANT SEED CAKE.-Take i-lb. batter and ^-lb. white sifted sogar, beat with the hand well together to a cream, add 3 eggs one at a time and well beat each one with the batter and sngar, dredge in j^-lb. flour previously mixed with one full teaspoonful BORWICK'S GOLD MEDAL BAKING POWDER ; add ^-oz. carraway seeds and beat again for ten minutes, bake at once in a quick oren about one hoar. This cake would be equally nice made with ¿-lb. currants instead of carraway seeds. To MAKE A GOOD PLAINCAKE.-Mix well together one pound of flour, two full teaspoonfuls of BORWICK'S GOLD MEDAL BAKING POWDER, a little salt and spice, and a ¿-lb. sugar ; rub in a ¿-lb. of butter, add six ounces of sultanas two ounces of currants, and one ounce of candied peel ; moisten the whole with two eggs, and half-a- teaspoonful of milk previously beaten to...
AN INDESCRIBABLE SENSATION. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 8 May 1897
AN INDESCRIBABLE SENSATION. -? To be easily described a thing mus!; hare clear outlines and unmixed colo'S. In other words it most be simple. A rent in one's clothing, a coil on one's body, a tumble while walking, the shape of a box, &c , are easily set forth in words. On the contrary the oomplex and comprehensiva things puzzle the mind and t ike the meaning from language. It was for this reason that Miss Sabina Httoheli, alluding to an exp >rience of illness, says :-" At this time there came upon me aa indescribable sensation. It wa? as if the powers of Ufe were going to fr.il me, and I should sink down without help, äs a eton J sinks in water. Yet in saying this I convey no adequate idea of the nature of that feeling. I hope I shad never have it again. " The illness which led to it began in the spring of 1892. My health appeared to give way all at once. I fon od myself tired, heavy, and feeble. My appetite was poor, and after eating I had much distress at the stomach an...
INTERCOLONIAL. VICTORIA. BRITISH ARMY HORSES. A QUESTION OF SUPPLY. Melbourne, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 8 May 1897
INTERCOLOÍJIAL. VICTORIA. BBlTlfiH A Ii Fd Y HORSES. A QUESTION OP SUPPLY. Melbourne, Wednesday. Mr. Isaacs cabled to the acting Agent General for Victoria to the effect that the colony ' could supply the British army with remounts, it having been reported that 10,000 horses would be obtained from Argen tina. Tbe acting Agent-General to-day re plied that the statement was incorrect, but that it was intended to make only a>limited purchase as an experiment. He had obtained an assurance from the War Office that if a large number of horses 'were required he would be advised in the meantime the War Office wished to have a quotation for five year-old horses 15 hands 2in. high. QUARANTINE. Melbourne, Friday. Tbe P. & O. Company have decided to pay all the quarantine expenses of the Hima laya's passengers. MASONRY. LorJ Brassey has been installed W.M, of the Clarke Masonic Lodge.
KATANNING NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 8 May 1897
KATANNING NEWS. x j On Friday evening last a meeting was held in the Mechanics* Institute fur the purpose of forming a branch of the Oddfellows Lodge in this town. Considering the weather the attendance was very fair. Mr. W. Maley presided and opened the meeting by explain ing the object of Oddfeïlowsbip and the benefits derived thereform. Messrs. A. Hall and J C. Cook also spoke &lt;--n the subject. It was resolved tbat a branch be established here to he called the Jubilee Katanning Lodge. During the evening a fair number signed the petition to the District Lodge for the purpose of obtaining tbe charter for establishing the branch, and since the meet ing several other have signed. A cricket match has been arranged to take* place on Saturday next between the team that went from here to play in Albany and an eleven chosen from those thal stayed be hind. An interesting game is expected. On Monday evening an entertainment and ball were held in the Mechanics* Institute in aid of...
FOOTBALL MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 8 May 1897
FOOTBALL MEETING. A meeting of footballers was held at tbe Royal George Hotel on Wednesday evening. There was a good attendance. Mr. E. C. D. Keyser was voted to the chair, and in a short speech explained that the object of the meeting was to consider the advisableness of forming ward clubs. The Wanderers' Club had lately been formed, but ward clubs had not at the time been mentioned. He hoped they would adopt the feeling of the meeting as interest could not be maintained in clubs not representing the different wards. He then asked for proposals as to the best means of advancing the interests of football in Albany. It was proposed by Mr. Noonan that three clubs be formed so that players could join which one they chose. This motion lapsed for want of a seconder. The chairman said that the question of ward clubs must be taken into consideration or else the meeting would be of no use. Mr. West proposed, and Mr. Mead seconded, that in the opinion of the meeting the best means of advocat...
NEW SOUTH WALES. EARTHQUAKE. Sydney, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 8 May 1897
NEW SOUTH WALES. EARTHQUAKE. Sydney, Friday. A shock of earthquake was experienced at Queanbeyan yesterday. CATTLE POISONING. A mob of 130 cattle were turned into a maize and thistle paddock at Queanbeyan and in two hours 65 had died either through &nbsp; eating thistles or poisonous weeds. THE GORE-GILLON CASE. The Gore-Gillon case, a suit for judicial separation, still continues. Dr. Gillon, in evidence yesterday, said his wife had told him she had cohabited with other men, but &nbsp; refused to give their names. She had thrown a carving knife and a custard at him.
FOREIGN CABLES. [FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT] The Terrible Catastrophe in Paris. TWO HUNDRED LIVES LOST. HEARTRENDING SCENES. London, Wednesday 7.10 a.m. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 8 May 1897
FOREIGN CABLES. [FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT] The Terrible Catastrophe in Paris. TWO HUNDRED LIVES LOST. HEARTRENDING SCENES. London, Wednesday 7.10 a.m. The great ladies of the Catholic Con- servative Party headed the bazaar. Five thousand people were present and it was the busiest hour in the afternoon when the fire occurred. The heat was great. The fire was first seen on the wall, the hangings near the kinematograph having taken fire. In thirty minutes the entire building had been destroyed. There was a terrible panic and crowds &nbsp; rushed to the one egress. There was fearful crashing and the shrieks of the women and children were heartrending. The weakest were trampled to death. &nbsp; The right side of the bazaar was the &nbsp; worst, the flames preventing any at tempt to reach the exit, Most of the people there pushed to get to the side opposite the flames and dashed themselves against the stone wall. About 150 escaped by a window. The ambulance corps fou...