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LOCAL BOARD OF HEALTH. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 24 March 1906
LOCAL BOARD OF HEALTH. The fortnightly meeting of this board was held on Tuesday, March 13, there being present : Crs. Angelo (acting Major) Mansfield, Atkinson, Lefroy, and FennelL .The minute a of the previous meeting were read and confirmed. Accounts BS follows were passed for payment: Secretary £6 5s. 6d. (and fodder) £8 lis 9d., NOBTHEBN TIMES 12C 6d. An account of 5d. from Dalgety & Co., for interest "was not considered. Messrs W. Sandover & C«., wrote stat ing they were forwarding ; three dozen rubber rings for sanitary pans to replace those concerning which the board had complained. Dr. Hickinbotham stated he had nothing to report; there were no infections dis eases in the town. He was very glad to Bee the council had taken action with re gard to improving the water supply, as when the pipes became empty they sucked in fames from sinks and the sewer gas thus generated was detrimental to health. The reserve tank system was useful, but he considered a continuou...
SOUTHERN NEWS. PERTH, March 19. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 24 March 1906
SOUTHERN NEWS. PERTH, March 19. A miner named George Morris has ! cat hie throat at Leonora. He felt severely the loss of his brother, who was killed some time back through a cart going over him. Morris was on a good show when he committed suicide. J. McKay and George Tie have been sentenced to five years and three years respectively for having robbed an old man named William Broadbent. James Brodd and George Redpath have been sentenced to two years and three years respectively with a flog ging of twelve strokes each for robbery with violence in Perth. A native named Timut has been sentenced to nine months' imprisonment for the manslaughter of a native woman at Kojonup. Frederick Odell, a hairdresser of Albany, was fonnd lying unconscious at the back of Moir's store. He was taken to the hospital, where it was found that he was suffering from con cussion of the brain. No hope is held out for his recovery. It is thought that the injuries were caused by an accidental fall. March 20. Th...
BUBONIC PLAGUE. PERTH, March 22. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 24 March 1906
BUBONIC PLAGUE. PERTH, March 22. A fatal case of plague has occurred at Fremantle, the victim being Philip George Ryan, a reporter on tixe *taf£ of the Morning Herald. The deceased, who lived at Cottesloe, was 26 years of age, and was popular in shipping circles. He was a highly capable pressman. The work of destroying rats in Perth is still progressing. A few have been submitted to examination, bat none of those examined yesterday were found to be infected.
STOCK AND STATION NEWS. [Items of news intended for publication in this column will be gladly received.] [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 24 March 1906
STOCK AND STATION NEWS. [Items ot aews intended for publication in this colonic will be gludlT received^ Messrs. Snook & Waldeck intend 2d shipping 60 bullocks by the Tarcoola, bnt owing to the waterless stretch of 70 miles between here and the Wooramel they found it impossible to travel them. Breakaway, Messrs. Snook & Waldeck's well bred horse, is now regaining form after his attack of influenza. He won the Nar rogin Cup worth JE75 and was beaten by a head in the Plying Handicap ran at the -same meeting. His trainer expects to have him in good trim for the Esstflr. meettog^of the W.JLT.C. Mr. P. Hyatt, of Jimba Jimba station* has purchased some well-bred blood stoek in Melbourne, including a brown filly by Wallace-Spitfire (90 guineas), a chestnut filly by Priam-LuBtre (59\ guineas), and the fillies Light Sleeves (25 guineas) and Keway (40 guineas). Messrs..- Dalgety & Go. (Carnarvon) in vite tenders'for carting 300 bales of wool from Cooralya station to Ca...
WEST AUSTRALIAN WOOL. PRICES REALISED IN LONDON. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 24 March 1906
WEST AUSTRALIA!? WOOL. PRICES. REALISED IN LONDON. We have received from Meases. Dalgety and Co.'s Fremantle office the following details of prices realised at the London wool sales, which were opened on the 13th inst. Boolathana.-3? bales scoured, 15£d. Avondale (W. J. Batcher),--46 bales greasy, 12fd. Geraldine.-33 baleB; lljd. Tanyeareddy.-68 hales, lOgd. Boolathana.-21 bales, lOd. Ashburfcon Downs.-40 bales, 7fd. Murgoo.-30 bales greasy, 14jd.
VICTORIA. MELBOURNE, March 17. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 24 March 1906
VICTORIA. Melbooene, March 17. Mr. George Lansell, a well-known mine owner, died yesterday at Bendigo, aged 83. He was known as the Aus tralian quartz king. March 19. A "scrap" of twenty-five ronnds for the light weight championship of Victoria took place at the Melbourne Club's rooms on Saturday night be tween Edward Savral, a coloured man, and Tim. Hegarty. Hegarty rushed his opponent over the ring, and box ing with wonderful cleverness, at the end of the round had him visibly worn out. The police then stopped the fight. March 20. An engineer who is assisting in the enquiiy as to the Gembrook acci dent described the railroad as 'starved' and asserted that the line is fall of kinks and hollows. The house of Andrew Clarke, an old resident of Skiptou, has been burned to the ground. Clarke, who was 70 I years of age, lost his life, but his wife ! succeeded in crawling out of the burn | ing building. The Rev. Mr. Clarke (an Anglican clergyman) and .Miss Cotton were driving across the r...
CORRESPONDENCE. THE TELEGRAPH LINE WATER TANKS. TO THE EDITOR [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 24 March 1906
CORRESPONDENCE. THE TELEGRAPH LINE WATER TANKS. To THE EdITOK SIR,-I desire to ventilate what wer* given to me an facte. Along the telegraphy line to Woo rain el, Hamelin Pool an&lt;t Northampton there are at intervals small tanks for storing water for traveller®. These tanks are supplied by the Telegraph Department or Road Boards. Needless to say they are very useful and welcome to the weary traveller. We have had * sppll of dry weather and it is within the range of possibility that we may suffer a drought, in which case the water in aforesaid tanks will- become exhausted. I may say that on these small tanks the traveller depends to get through to his destination. You will be alarmed to hear that daring the past week or ten days a drover or drovers with 24 horses travelled this route and watered the animals at the tanks. Thip is a crying shame and those in authority-^ the Bosds Board-should take the matter in hand and give the conservation of water on. this track tbeir spec...
INTER-STATE NEWS. NEW SOUTH WALES. SYDNEY, March 17. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 24 March 1906
INTER-STATE NEWS. ? NEW SOUTH WALES. Stdnet, March 17. The German warship Condor re ports a disastrous hurricane in the Marshall and Caroline gronp of islands at the close of last year. Two hondred natives were found dying from starva tion on the island of Pingelup. The position of the Broken Hill fire is somewhat better. Messrs. Scott, Fell & Co. have re ceived a cable message that the steamer Agincourt, overdue at Manila from Newcastle, struck an uncharted rock and was totally wrecked. The warship Condor brought news of the ghastly murder of a trader named Schlehan by natives at the Admiralty group of islands. He was clubbed from behind and his body was terribly mutilated. It is supposed that his remains .were eaten by can nibals. - . The stove makers return to work to-day at Metters'. factory under the conditions in force prior to the strike. The men will take immediate steps to have the question settled by the Arbi tration Court. March 19. At the criminal court to-day An...
SHIPPING. PORT OF CARNARVON. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 24 March 1906
SHIPPING. OF CABNAEVON. ARRIVALS. March. 15.-Minilya, E.b., E. Richardson master, from Singapore via ports. Pas* sengers for Carnarvon from/Onslow: Messrs. Ferguson, J. Ryan, A. Brown. For Geraldton or Fnmatle.-From Singapore: Mies Palmer, Mrs. Dorbridgp, Mr. Turner. From Sourabaya: Messrs. Growder, Gillespie, Rynen. From Broome': Messrs. Thompson and Dix. From Port Hedland: Messrs. Richardson, W. Smith, Heaves, Smithy Walker, Dilmorad, Strang* man, Layman, Faulkner/ From Cossack: Mrs. and Miss Blythe and three children, Messrs. Williams, Crowe, A. Millajr, Hurii, ; S. Creigh. From Onslow : Messrs. F. d Gallon, T.'F. Prior, A. Stevens. Stewart. 7 Marbh 19.-Charon, s.s., I. Bell master,, from Fremantle and Geraldton. Pas sengers.-For Carnarvon : Mr. and Mrs. D. J. Hearmon, Miss and Master Hearaan, Miss S. Hale, Mjss Miller, Mrs. Macniih, maid, and three children, Miss J. Mac nisb, Mrs. Delphs, Miss W. Hyden, Misf Woqlhouse, Mre. JL Campbell, Master* H. and A. Campbell, Messrs. J. Rob...
GENERAL NEWS. LONDON, March 17. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 24 March 1906
GENERAL NEWS. LONDON, March 17. The strikers among the French miners in the department of Pas-de Calais now number 26,000, ajad the strike is still growing. Upwards of 1,000 Nandis tribesmen in the British East Africa protectorate have been killed as the result of the drive operations conducted by British troops and native levies, of Nandis' reserves. Sir Wilfred Laurier, the Canadian Premier, has been offered and has refused a peerage. Prince Arthur of Connaught has sailed from Yokohama for Vancouver on his homeward journey. The prince received a great send'off on leaving the Japanese port. Owing to there being a case of plague on the Orient Royal Mail liner Ortona, pratique was not given the steamer on its arrival at Naples. Her passengers, however, were landed. The consideration of the motion tabled in the Canadian House of Com mons by Mr. Macdonald in favour of an address to King Edward deploring the inhuman massacre of Jews in Russia^ was adjourned. The adjourn ment-was agreed ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 24 March 1906
TOZER & CO., Stock, Station, and General Commission Agents, j Roebotjbne, NOB'-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. AJJOTJiL MEETINa. Wednesday & Thursday, 30th and 31st MAY, 1906. OFFICIALS: Stewards :-Mesire. D. K. McRne, J. G. Msarai, Thos. Porter, Jas. Witbntll, J. Stanley, F. Murray, J. H. Johnion, W. S. Hindus. JUDGE :-Dr. MaunselL EAKDXCABBXBS :-Messrs. Wat. Byron and J. Spencer. STABTBB :-Mr. R. L. Machay. PROGRAMME. FIRST DAT. TRiAi STAJCXS. A Handicap of 12 son.; second horae 2 BOTH, out of the stakes. Open to all horsea that have not won an advertised race of 15 sovs. or over in value. Nomination, 8a.; accep tance, 4a. Six furlongs. TOWN AND COTJNTBY PLAT*. A Handicap of 10 BOYS. ; second borae 2 SOTS, out -f f OJ, , -atc^~ ceptance, 2s. ?d. Five furlonge. STOCKMAN'S POBSI, of 5 sovs. For lona fide hacks, subject ...
BANK ROBBERY AT MOSCOW. LONDON, March 20. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 24 March 1906
BANK ROBBERY AT MOSCOW. LONDON, March 20. j A sensational bank robbery is re ported from Moscow. Twenty men armed with revolvers entered the Mutnal Credit Society Bank, _ in the centre of the'city, jast on closing time. They covered the assistants with their weapons, ransacked the coffers, and escaped with 850,000 ronbles in gold and notes, evading the troops deputed to guard the bank. The Moscow correspondent -of the Daily Express furnishes farther par ticulars of yesterday's bank robbery. He states that the burglarious gang, after overpowering the bank guards, placed a large infernal machine in the middle of the building and threatened to explode it if the slighteet ^ttempt was made to raise an alarm. The robbers locked the clerks in an inner room and ransacked the desks and safes. The whole operation tested fifteen minutes.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 24 March 1906
SCBBGBIPTIOKS (POBTA.es xbclttdbd). £ s. d. »e Year 150 0 12 6 .e Quarter 0 6 6 To ADVERTISERS. THE NORIHERN TIMES circulates amonast the pastora lists, miners* pearlers, and business people of the whole JSorth, and therefore will be found &lt;l first-class medium for adver tisers. Bates for advertising on ap plication,.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 24 March 1906
, V SHIPPING. ^OCfcAN STEAMSHIP CO. j LIMITED, WEST AUSTRALIAN STEAM NAVIGATION CO. LIMITED. QUICKEST ROUTE TO LONDON via JAVA and SINGAPOBE. STKAJISHIPS. ^ SULTAN. MINILYA. 2063 tons. 2744 took CJLPT. P. TOWNIIET. CA.PT. E. RICHABDSON PAROO. CHARON. 2665 tons. 2681 tons. CAST. A. MILLS. CAPT. I. BEL.L. Fortnightly Services. SOUTH. From Singapore. Prom. Carnarvon about PAROO, March 13 March 27 SULTAN, March 29 April 12 CHACON, April 11 April 26 MINILYA, April 27 May 11 I NORTH. Froii Fremantle. Carnarvon. MINILYA, April 1 April 4 PAEX30, April 17 April 19 SULTAN, May 1 May 8 .CHAE0N, May 15 May 17 These steamers, built especially for the trade, are fitted with every modern appliance for the comfort of passengers. JAVA.-Large reductions made to families and parties. ^dNDON.- Through tickets issued in conjunction with the P. & 0. Coy.s transhipping at Singa pore. .Apply to DALGETY & COY., LTD., PERTH i FREMANTLE 6ERALDT0N CARNARVON ^ COSSACK and PORT HEDLAND. CLARK&...
The Northern Times. PASTORAL, MINING AND PEARLING NEWS. SATURDAY MARCH 24, 1906 PEARLERS AND A WHITE AUSTRALIA. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 24 March 1906
... The j Jiartlymt $ tints. PASTORAL, MINING AND PEARLING NEWS. SAT CffiD AY-MARCH 19O0. PEARLERS AID A WHITE AUSTRALIA. RIGHTLY1 oY wrongly 'our CornmoTi wealth legislators decided b, few years ago that Australia must be reserved for the -white races, that our island home had no ne&d for coloured labour, and that those industries which were at that time being developed, by labourers imported from Polynesia,, the Malay Archipelago, Japan or China, could' equally well be de veloped by our own flesh, and blood. The sentiment underlying the action, taken by Parliament is undoubtedly good one, and few indeed "will cavil it; But thcj-e are many who have bad experience in the tropics who question the assertion that whites will ? accommodate tJ^ejBiselves. to live in a j latitude and cany out work of a nature more fitted for those of a j darker hue." Without wishing to j discuss the question in all its bear- ^ mgs at -presentj there is one feature i of the coloured labour problem ...
DISASTROUS EARTHQUAKE IN FORMOSA. GREAT LOSS OF LIFE. LONDON, March 19. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 24 March 1906
DISASTROUS EARTHQUAKE IN FORMOSA. GREAT LOSS OF LIFE. LONDON, March 19. An earthquake occurred at; Kagi, on the Japanese island of Formosa. Hundreds of natives were killed. March 20. Later parfcicnlars received regard ing, the recent earthquake on the Island -of Forinosa show that the' Iobs of life was appalling. In one district alone a thousand persons are known to have been killed, and the injured number 700. The Tokio correspondent of the London Daily Telegraph states that thousands of persons were killed in the recent earthquake at Formosa. The whole island was shaken, and several towns were destroyed. The damage to property is estimated at £900,000.
PRAISE FOR THE LABOUR PARTY. LONDON, March 20. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 24 March 1906
PRAISE FOR THE LABOUR ; PARTY. ; LONDON, March 20. j Dr. John Wm. Gregory, professor of geology at the University of Glas gow, delivered a lecture last night before the Royal Geographical Society, his subject being "Economic Geo graphy." In theicourse of his remarks he said the development of Australia depended on a " White Australia "~ policy, on the grounds that farsighted and patriotic economy was the best for the Commonwealth, though it' might delay the development of some districts and some industries. He insisted that the ideals of the Aus tralian Labour Party were sadly mis understood and were viewed with unjust prejudice in England. He declared that the Labour Party really used its political power in moderation.
RUSSIAN EMIGRANTS. LONDON, March 19. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 24 March 1906
RUSSIAN EMIGRANTS. LONDON, March 19. Owing to tbe relaxation . of tbe restrictions with .regard to tbe admis sion of aliens to Great Britain, many Russian emigrants detained at Copen hagen have been released. Hundreds of emigrants from Russia are reaching Denmark every week. Many declare they are bound to the United States. March 20. A statement was recently madeby Mr. L. W. Rothschild, M.P., that Russian refugees refused admission to England under the Aliens Act and repatriated were shot on the Russian frontier without trial. This statement has now been semi-officially denied, and Mr. Herbert Gladstone (Secretary of State for Home Affairs) states he has had no confirmation of Mr. Roths child's statement. j
A CRUEL GERMAN. LONDON, March 19. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 24 March 1906
A CRUEL GERMAN. LOUDON, March 19. Sergeant Bttcksabl, of the G-erman army, has been sentenced to seven months' imprisonment and degraded for having assaulted recruits with the butt end of a rifle, for having struck their frostbitten hands with a bayonet, and for having tortured them by knee drill. The accused sergeant pleaded in extenuation of his brutality zeal for the service.