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Bo[?]ing Me[?]s. [Newspaper Article] — West Australian Sunday Times — 2 January 1898
Rowing Mems A rather novel, bnt unpleasant, to &nbsp; many, was the experience which befel the passengers that left Perth in the s.s. Manx Fairy on Monday last for a trip down the river to Osborne. On the return jonrney the steamer, with some 200 pas- sengers on board, ran aground on one of the many sand-spits that abound round Crawley Point, and, notwithstanding the efforts made to get her off, stuck hard and fast. A rowing boat was lowered, so that a portion of the crew could row to Perth for assistance ; but, like as in many other instances, it was found useless for the purpose, being deficient in the necessary fittings to enable them to row her. Anyway, information reached Perth, and the same company's s.s. Water Lily, a smaller steamer, with a less draught, reached the unfortunates, when a speedy em- barkation took place, Perth being reached at 7 o'clock on Tuesday morning. The captain and officers ren- &nbsp; dered all the assistance and aid possible to the pas...
The [?] [?]orld. EVENTS TO COME. [Newspaper Article] — West Australian Sunday Times — 9 January 1898
ÍÁ)t »ding Morlï). EVENTS TO COME. Jan. 22-Fremantle Bicycle Club's Annual Race Meeting (first day.) Jan. 26-Fremantle Bicycle Club's Annual Bace Meeting (second day.) Feb. 19-League of W.A. Wheelmen's Carnival (first day.) Perth. Feb. 23-League of W.A. Wheelmen's Carnival (second day) Fre- mantle. Feb. 26.-Coolgardie Races (visit of Platt-Betts). Mar. 2.-Kalgoorlie Races (visit of Platt-Betts). ! PATRONAGE APPLIED FOR. Mar. 17-Hibernian Societies Sports Perth. Irish National Foresters' Sports, Fremantle. North Fremantle Cycling Club Races (first day). Perth Cycling Club Saces (first day). North Fremantle Cycling Club Races (second day). Perth Cycling Club Races (second day).
SYDNEY RACES. CANTERBURY PARK, Saturday. CANTERBURY PARK HURDLE. [Newspaper Article] — West Australian Sunday Times — 9 January 1898
SYDNEY RAGES. CANTERBURY PARK, Saturday. CANTERBURY PARE HURDLE. Swift.1 Marlo... ... ... ... 2 Stockade ;.3 The favourite started at 5 to 2 against. Won by half a length. Time, 3min. 58sec. STEWARDS' MILE. Sundial ... ... ... 1 Lady Grenville ... ... 2 Podacres " ..." ... ... 3 The winner started at 4 to 2 against. Won by three lengths. - Time, lmin. 49$sec. SKIDING SACS. Wat Tyler.1 TheTryer ....2 Antimony ' ... ... ... 3 Won by two lengths. Time, lmin. 17sec. PARK STAKES. The Gael .,1 Dozom .2 Fortland.3 Won.by two lengths. Time, lmin. 16&sec. CANTERBURY HANDICAP. Dumb Girl . 1 The Swell. 2 Lady Grenville. 3 Betting-6 to 4 on the winner. Won by three lengths. Time, 2min. 14£sec. WELTES HANDICAP. Fassifern. 1 Algerian ... ... ... 2 Jewell King . 3 Won by two lengths.
SECOND JUNIORS. ENDEAVOUR C.C. v. GUILDFORD. [Newspaper Article] — West Australian Sunday Times — 9 January 1898
SECOND JUNIORS. ENDEAVOUR CC. v. GUILDFORD. Flayed ont on Endeavour Ground. Scores: ENDEAVOUR.-1st Innings. Langford, run ont. 28 Andrews, run out. 17 Buckley, b Reid. 2 Fewster, G., bit wicket, b Jones ... ... ... 4 Fewster, J"., b Carrick ... 3 Deague, b Carrick ... ll Wilson, c & b Mitchell ... 10 Finch, run out . 1 Wellington, b Carrick ... O Berry, not out . 3 Knight, b Carrick. 9 Sundries . O Total . 88 KARRAKATTA " A " beat M.C.C. " A " by an innings an 22 runs. POST AND TELEGRAPH beat the Karra- katta B by an innings and 10 runs.
FIRST JUNIORS. M.C.C. " B " v. ENGINEERS. [Newspaper Article] — West Australian Sunday Times — 9 January 1898
FIRST JUNIORS. M.C.C- " s " v. ENGINEERS. This game was continued on the Lord-street Ground. On the first day of the match the Engineers occupied the wickets nearly all the afternoon,fcompiling the good score of 179, of which total Harnett and Ware made 78 (not out) and 40 respectively. The match was won by the Engineers on the first in- nings by 22 runs. Scores.-E. and S. J. Harnett, not out. ... 78 Simpson, b Watkins ... 18 Henry, c Greene, b Watkins 5 Crawford, c Greene, b Wat- kins. 2 Strahle, c Hall, b Watkins 3 Ware, b Parker. 40 Riley, c Collins, b Parker 1 Bolton, run out . 0 Jones, c Parker, b Hall ... 2 Payne, b Hall . 4 Swan, c Horrocks, b Hall 8 Sundries . 18 Total. 179 M.C.C. " B." Collins, b Henry. 1 Courtenay, et Riley, b Henry . 7 Deakin, b Ware . 6 Hall c Swan, b Henry ... 10 M/Culloch, not out ... 8 Greene, b Ware ... ... 14 Francisco, b Ware ... 6 Watkins, b Henry ... 2 F. Parker, c sub., b Ware 0 Dr. Horrocks, b Henry ... 1 Clarke, absent ... ... 0 Sundries ... ....
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — West Australian Sunday Times — 9 January 1898
W. ZIJVlPEIi, Furniture The Oldest Established Factory and Warehouse in Western Australia. Employs none but First-class Mechanics. (WHOLESALE AND RETAIL), HAY STRBBT, PBfiTH. W. ZIMPBL Has one of the Largest Stocks to .select from in all classes of Furnitiire.|Carpets, Floorcloth, Crockery, Peram- bulators, Mailearts in «endless varieties; Bed- steads Cots, Rattan Cane Lounges and Chairs, Austrian and American Chairs; Lamps, Clocks, &c, &e. Venetian Blinds made to order in any color. Wire M&ttrasses aad Stretchers-Wholesale to the Trade, and Special*. Low Prices to Publicans, Sec., also Flock, Kapok, and Horsehair Mattresses. SOLE AGENT EOS THE SrTTFffiE CYCLES. W. ZIMPEL will be glad to show his Immense Stock to those visiting Perth, who are advised not to miss paying hun a visit. Prices sent on application. Wholesale and Retail Furniture Manufacturer, HOT STBEET, PEBTH.
AUSTRAL C.C. V. EAST FREMANTLE C.C. [Newspaper Article] — West Australian Sunday Times — 9 January 1898
AvBTBAXi cc. v. EAST FREMANTLE CC. The Australs closed their innings at 197 for 9 wickets. Veryard being absent, having gone to the East- ern colonies. After a capital and exciting game the Port men won by one wicket. E.F.C.C.-rPrasT INNINGS. Watts, c Caust, b Bennett 41 Byers, Hy., c Bennett, b Abud . 1 Byers. E., c Drew, b Bus- sell . 14 Marcroft, c Abud .b E. Lockwood . 10 Richards, b Lockwood ... 7 Selk, run out . 36 Wright, c Russell, b Ben- nett .... . 6 Mell, b Lockwood. 3 Cope, not out . 12 Mears, c E. Lockwood, b Bennett. 52 Shaw, absent ... »... 0 Sundries . 3 Total 185
TO DAY'S MATCHES. SENIOR. M.C.C. v. PERTH C.C. [Newspaper Article] — West Australian Sunday Times — 9 January 1898
TO DAY'S MATCHES. SENIOR. M.C.C. v. PERTH CG. This game was continued on the Association Ground (west wicket) on Saturday afternoon. Scores: Hamilton, b Wright ... 44 Coombes, b Blackburn ... 78 Smith, c Moffat, b Wright 53 Orr, b Blackburn. 25 Bolton, c and b Moffatt... 42 Duffy, c Moffat, b King ... 88 Martin, not out . 2 Bishop, not out . 0 Hickson, b Moffatt .... « " - Sundries ... ' ... 28 360 The Metropolitans won easily.
LIES AND OTHER FACTS. [Newspaper Article] — West Australian Sunday Times — 9 January 1898
LIES AND OTHER FACTS [Br " B^^NGA.RliA.',] A good single-handed liar, seara rivited, copper-lined, all-wool and a yard wide, with a boiler pressure tested np to 210lbs. per square inch, is the noblest work of nature. Where would the Ministry be without him ? Where the mining indust y ? And where, oh ! where the power of the Press V * # * With these prelimiuary remarks, both introductory and statistical, the writer will proceed to achieve copy for a critical editor and an indulgent public. * * # The holidays have temporarily closed all avenues of commerce throughout the colony with the exception of the sweep shops, and the quenching of the Great Aus- tralian thirst, two industries, like the worm that dieth not, sem- piternal. Meanwhile the whole railway system of the conn try centres at the Perth racecourse for a few days. * # * An important deputation waited on Friday last on the Lands De- partment, and was met by a lone office boy on the threshold of the Minister's stinctum stincto...
AT THE WICKETS. LATEST CRICKET CHAT. [Newspaper Article] — West Australian Sunday Times — 9 January 1898
AT THE WICKETS. LATEST CRICKET CHAT. The Southern District's team left for Perth by the 4.45 train from Bunbury on Saturday. I regret to learn, however, that the team will be one or two men short. This is a pity, as it means a weak team and, probably, an unsatisfactory tour. I must differ with my friend " Long On," of the West Australian, when he says, as he does in Satur- day's issue, that the M.C.C. are in financial trouble owing to "the expenditure incurred in maintaining so many junior elevens." I was present at the meeting of the club last Thurs- day week, when ways and means were discussed, and I never heard this, or in fact any, reason advanced. The club has had a deficit, which has slowly but surely increased year after year, owing to slackness of managemement and nothing more. The Juniors cost no more than any other team-in fact not so much, as they get the last "choice" of material, while they pay exactly the same sub. I should not have referred to this matter at aU, as I ...
CRICKET GELEBRITIES. No. IV. [Newspaper Article] — West Australian Sunday Times — 9 January 1898
I CRICKET GEIrEBRITIES. No. IV. MR. JAMES GARDINER, CHAIRMAN OF THE CRICKET COUNCIL. The above excellent likeness of the popular and energetic manager ¡ for Messrs. Gordon and-Gotch will be recognised at once. Mr. Gardiner is the living emboi' >ient of enthusiasm, and whether it is business or pleasure he throws h -¡elf into the matter of the moment with a '* go" and intelligence rarei. . fou il in the sunny, salubrous South. A New Zealander born and bred, he has resided in most of the colonies in turn, and he came to the West in 1895. Since he has been here he has made his mark in the athletic world, and is known as one of the best and most sportsmanlike workers in that great Australian sphere. He is, with the exceptions of W. Duffy and Vere Harris, the best field in the colony ; a good, fast bowler, who keeps a good length, and a bats- man of considerable ability, while for knowledge of the game and its laws he has few equals. His cricketing exploits include the following : Fir...
THE GOLD YIELD OF 1897. PERTH CHAMBER OF MINES REPORT. BY A GOLDFIELDS EXPERT. [Newspaper Article] — West Australian Sunday Times — 9 January 1898
THE GOLD YIELD OF 1897. PERTH CHAMBER OF MINES REPORT. BY A Goi.DFIEI.D8 EXPJBBT. At s time like the present, betwixt the ending and the beginning of two periods, the public are accustomed- to be fairly deluged with statistics, and I therefore offer no apology for giving the gist of the latest report of the Perth Chamber of Mines. This gives the re- sults of ore crushed for the last six months of 1897, which may or 'may not have been exported : PrusAKBA. Tn. Cwt. Oz. Dwt. Bamboo Creek 425 16 770 15 Marble Bar ... 498 6 621 12* 923 22 1.392 7i WBSF Pn.BAJtKA. Roebourne ... Ul io 177 6 MURCHIBOK. Cue. 7.703 10 7,210 11J Day Dawn ... 5.349 12 7.211 ]¿ Mount Magnet 4,182 5 2,3-! O ll* Nannine ... 4,830 12 3,316 6 22,065 19 20,078 10 EAST MURCHISON. Lawler's ... 3,642 0 5,697 15£ PEAK HILL ... 563 2 2,419 12¿ YALGOO ... 1,046 10 1,2L5 7$ \ COOLGARDIE. Coolgardie ... 18.029 19 22.536 17* Kunanalling 3,900 12 3.674 1 21,930 ll 26,209 18¿ MT. MARGARET. Mt. Margaret 206 0 260 16 Mt. Malcolm ...
FOOTBALL IN ENGLAND. [Newspaper Article] — West Australian Sunday Times — 9 January 1898
FOOTBALL IN ENGLAND. When the last mail left Eng- land the respective positions of the Association teams were given np to December 1st. Sheffield United with 3 wins, 5 draws and no losses had displaced the ** Villains *' from the leadership by one point. It is interesting to note the decline of the formerly invincible Preston North End. The table of results in tile League competition up to the present is given below: Sheffield United ..; I Aston Villa . Bolton Wanderers ... west Bromwich Albion Shoffield Wednesday Everton. Wolverhampton Wan : darers Notts Forest ... Derby County... Liverpool Preston North End Sunderland ... Blackburn Bovtrs Bury. Stoke Notts County... Played, 13 18 14 14 1» I» 14 18 14 I» 16 ll 18 ll 14 18 Won. Drawn. Lost. ?Goals. For. j Agst. 31 87 -17 .26 SO 26 2ft 22 »il 28 15 18 20 14 16 15 A PROFITABLE SHILLING SPECULATION. Ons Missing Word Competition
LOCAL CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — West Australian Sunday Times — 9 January 1898
LOCAL CBICKET. When this appears in print, a nnmner of matches which have | foeen left in a half-finished state will have been completed in the senior and first jnnior ranks. The long gap between 18th December, 1897, and January, 1898, has been left practically unbridged in the local cricket world, but with the matches still left on the cards of the three associations, and with the conntry week now rapidly ap- proaching, we have still the best half of the season before us. So there is plenty of time to make or lose a good average before stumps are drawn for the last time, some- where about the end of April next. I should b*> greatly obliged if junior captains or secretaries would let me have anything of in- terest in connection with their clubs. Also if they would leave results of matches or of the day's play at- the SUKDAT TIMES office, î*t. George's Terrace, before half past six every Saturday afternoon. tr- is, of course, quite impossible for one man to be in twenty places at ...
THE RISE AND DECLINE OF JOHN SMITH. A HISTORY WITHOUT WORDS. JACK [Newspaper Article] — West Australian Sunday Times — 9 January 1898
THE BISE AND DECLINE .:. OF JOHN SMITH. A HISTORY WITHOUT WORDS. JACK MON; SM i Tt¿ JACH THE TANK N°337& Geo. Stacy, fecit. The Apothecaries Company have | landed, ex mail steamer Rome, direct from the manufacturers (Messrs. Maw, Son, and Thompson, London), an im- mense assortment of druggists' sun- dries, and, ex. Bellona, from Schutze, Steffens, and Co., manufacturers, Hamburg, an extensive consignment of rubberware, and from G. B. Kent and Son, brush manufac- turers, London, the largest assortment of brushware in the colony. Apothe- caries Company, Perth, Fremantle, Kal- goorlie, and Kanowna. THE LATEST DRAW The " Sunday Times " Missing Word Competition.
A FUNNY OLD MAN. [Newspaper Article] — West Australian Sunday Times — 9 January 1898
A FUNNY OLD MAN. President Kroger is developing a rich vein of hnmonr which will presently threaten the prosperity of the English comic papers. His latest freak is to decline to extend the franchise to those English or German outlanders wno have been married in their own countries. What does he mean to do about those who are not married at all -about those who have ran away with other men's wives, and those whose wives are noto- riously possessed only of brevet rank. Mr. Kruger is really too funny for anything. Only yesterday he was quarrelling with the other old gentleman who aspires to the. presidency of the Transvaal on à point of order as to who should first produce his programme of reform, and the day before that he affected to be seriously angry at the bare idea of the election of Dr. Jim to the the Parliament of Cape Colony What can it matter to him who is elected to the Parliament of any British colony, and what does he think his opinion matters to any- one outside his domin...
RACING CHAT. [Newspaper Article] — West Australian Sunday Times — 9 January 1898
RACING CHAT. It is quite unnecessary to gild refined gold, or to again go over the old ground about tbe recent meeting of tbe W. A T.C. Suflice it to say that it was the public's day out, and all the favorites won. Consequently tbe bookies fell in pretty badly-not, of course, nearly so badly as they say, but still they bad to disgorge the major part of the Gaulas' skinner " over the Melbourne Cup. One prominent metallician (who the Dickens invented such a scientific term ?) ?got so full up of it after Cup day t at he cancelled all his bete on the third day of the meeting, and sailed with a light pocket and a heavy heart for the East. His last words were, "It beats me. Over Hie other side we have favourites that never win. Here, by gum, you've got favourites that can't lose!" Vale! * * * As the first to tip the Derby and Cup winners, I could claim that all others were imitators, but I will be magnanimous, and content myself with saying that it always pays to follow a good man-whether...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — West Australian Sunday Times — 9 January 1898
MISSING WORD COMPETITION TO THE READERS OF THE SUNDAY TIMES. The proprietors of the SUNDAY TIMES, in response to many re- quests and suggestions, have decided 'to initiate a series of the MISSING WOBD COMPETITIONS, which are so popular in England. These competitions will be conducted under c mditions of absolute fairness and secrecy. Every week, in a specified part of the paper, will appear a paragraph, selected by the Editor, complete, with the exception of a single word. This word will be written on a slip of paper and placed by the Editor in his private safe. He alone will know the word, and no one else can possibly obtaia knowledge thereof. Each competitor must fill in the coupon with what he or she thinks is the missing word, cutting it out from the paper, and enclosing it with a postal order for One Shilling. The entire sum received by the Editor, free of ali deductions, will be divided among the success- ful competitors. Only postal orders, accompanied by the COD pon cut from...