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GENERAL NEWS. LONDON, March 31. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 7 April 1906
GENERAL NEWS. X.-ONDOi*, March 31. Anglo-Australians in London have subscribed £340 to the Alexandra Hospital for Children, Sydney. Tho Dutch East African liner Prinz Regent, by which the - Duke and Duchess of Oonnaught are voyaging to England from Cape Colony* nar rowly escaped colliding with the battleship Renown, on which the Prince and Princess of Wales are travelling from India to England. The liner dragged her anchor during a gale at Suez and drifted to within a few feet of the battleship. April 1. Mr. Johu Hughes, M.L.C., of New South Wales, yesterday was received in audience at Rome by King Victor Emanuel of Italy. His Majesty ex pressed great interest in the progress and development of Australia. The success of the Labour Party in the Motherland has encouraged the organising of a Labour Party in Canada. A band of Hottentots on the 20th ult. attacked a German convoy at Ukaeas, German South-West Africa, and killed a lieutenant and ten troopers, and wounded four others. - : Ap...
The Northern Times. PASTORAL, MINING AND PEARLING NEWS. SATURDAY, APRIL 7, 1906. ARTESIAN BORING. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 7 April 1906
The ilortlum t&sttus. PABTOBAL, MINING AND PBABLING NKWB. SATURDAY,-APRIL 7,1906. AETESIAN BORING. IF . liere is one thing more than an-. other which is destined to advance the interests of all directly or indirectly concerned in the pastoral industry of the North, it is the securing by arti ficial means of permanent supplies of ?water. Fortunately the North as a whole has been favoured by nature in the matter of natural watercourses. Especially is this the case),to the: north of the Ashburton River, but even, there the necessity for supple menting nature's thonghtfulness by the ingenuity of - man is apparent. In a dry season many of the rivers - and creeks are snch in name only, and when the waterholes which mark their course dry up the outlook for stock would .indeed be serious if other means for securing a supply of water | were not available. Wells and dams j suggest themselves as natural auxili aries, but they are not altogether satisfactory. Both are liable to give out...
THE ROYAL TOUR. LONDON, April 2. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 7 April 1906
THE ROYAL TOUR. LONDON, April 2. ! Qaeen Alexandra has started from London for France. Her Majesty will meet King Edward, who is at present at Biarritz, at Marseilles. April 5, Owing to a gale in the Mediterra nean the departure of the royal yacht Victoria and Albert, by which King Edward and Qaeen Alexandra are voyaging from Marseilles, has been delayed at Sicily.
LOCAL AND GENERAL. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 7 April 1906
IiOCAJj AND 6ENJBBAI1. * . AN OIL LAUNCH.-The s.s. Minilya had on board one of the. Orizaba's life boats, which has been converted iufco an oil launch, and ia being taken to Onslow for MefiBrs. Jaa Clark & Co. A IiABOE SHABK.-Some labourers employed on the. jetty on Thursday secured a -shark measuring 10ft. 4in. He was caught by a shark hook and hauled up by the aid of the winch. A PLOCKY VOYAGER.-W.p.c. Browning came up from Fremantle by the e.s. Minilya for the purpose of sailing his small crafti the "True Blue," to Fre mantle. He has the assistance of one man, and got under way yesterday evening. THE PIT.BABR* SULWAT.-The report - *irtticiitbfjfwli»iu«atarj fS/wtorsoMllly" visited the North-West has presnted to : the Premier recommends Fort Hedland as the. starting point for tbe Pilbarra railway.5 TH* N*W GAOLER.-Mr. D. J. Scott (formerly gaoler at Wyndbam) who has been appointed gaoler at Carnarvon vice Mr. Townsend, transferred, arrived from Fremantle by the e.s. Ballar...
THE COURRIERES MINING DISASTER. FOURTEEN MORE MINERS RESCUED. LONDON, March 31. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 7 April 1906
THE COURRIERES MINING DISASTER. FOURTEEN MORE MINERS RESCUED. LONDON, March 31. Although all hope of rescuing any more of the miners entombed as the result of the mining explosion at Courrieres, France, nearly three weeks ago, has been abandoned fbr . the past fortnight, thirteen miners in a terribly emaciated condition have been rescued. They ate oats, the bark of the mine timbering, and decomposed horse flesh. Nemy, their leader, describes the men's terrible straggle in the darkness to find an exit. Finally they were gnided to the fresh air which had been introduced in the workings, where the explorers were seeking a new road, by a fire. The thirteen rescued men are being fed at intervals with a teaspoonfal of milk. Their systems are infected with foul air, but it il hop#d they will be restored to health. ? - ' Apnl 1. .A live horse has been found in the second pit at Courrieres, the scene of the recent colliery disaster. In. the same pit the bodies of several miners, who had only...
THE SERVIAN REGICIDES. LONDON, April 2. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 7 April 1906
THE SERVIAN REGICIDES. LONDON, April 2. | King Peter of Servia is in a difficult position. Great Britain recently ex pressed her willingness to resame diplomatic relations with the Servian Court conditionally apon the punish ment of the regicides concerned in the assassination of the late King and his consort, and who are sfcill in the public service of the coantry. His Majesty is anxious to comply with the British condition, but the regicides are resort ing to threats to secure their immunity from punishment. April 5. The Servian regicides have decided that if necessary they will forcibly resist removal from their official posi tions and hold the country.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 7 April 1906
SHIPPING. ?jgEfcSL "^sBsesess® OCEAN STEAMSHIP CO. LIMITED, AN» WEST AUSTRALIAN STEAM NAVIGATION CO. LIMITED. QUICKEST BOUTE TO LONDON via JAVA and SINGAPORE. STEAMSHIPS* ^ SULTAN. MINILYA. 2063 tons. . 2744 tons. CAW.' P. Townlet. CAPT. E. Bxchabdbon PAROO. CHARON. v. 2665 tons. . 2681 tons. :CAPT. A. Mai.s. ? CAST. I. Fortnightly Services. J SOUTH. 3£rom Singapore. SULTAN, March 29 C5HA"EON, April 11 . f:. . r MINILYA, April 27 PAROO, M*y 12 : NORTH. From Fremantle. Carnarvon. EAEOO, ApriL17 April 19 grtfTAJJ M^rT Mw 8 CHAEO^Ilay 15 May 17 MiNILYA, May 30 June 2 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. LONDON.-Through tickets ..' * issued in conjunction v with the P. & 0. Coy., ; transhipping a^ Singa v pore. Apply to DALGETY & COY., LTD., PERTH FREMANTLE GERALDTON CARNARVON COSSACK and PORT HEDLAND. -rL y nr, a RK & CO., Ons...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 7 April 1906
Nor'-West Jockey Club.TN ROEBOURNE. ANNUAL MEETING. Wednesday & Thursday, 30th and 31st MAY, 1906. OFFICIALS: STEWARDS:-Messrs. D. K. McRae, J. G. Meares, Thos. Porter, Jas. Withnell, J. Stanley, F. Murray, J. H. Johnson, W. S. Flinders. JUDGE :-Dr. Maunsell. Handicaffers :-Messrs. Wm. Byron and J, Spencer. STARTER :-Mr. R. L. Macbay. PROGrRAMME. FIRST DAY. TRIAL STAKES. A Handicap of 12 BOYS. ; ? second horse 2 sovs. ont of the stakes. Open to &U horses that have not won an advertised race of 15 sovs. or owr in value. Nomination, 8s.; accep tance, 4B. Six furlongs. TOWN AND COUNTRY PLATE. 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 sovs. For bona fide hacks, sabject to the approval of the stewards. Minimum weight 8 stone. Post entry, 5s. Five and a half furlongs. FLYING- HANDICAP, of 40 SOVB. ; second horse 5 sovs. oat of the stake. Nomin ation, 25s.; acceptance, 15s. ...
COAL MINERS' STRIKE IN AMERICA. LONDON, March 31. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 7 April 1906
COAL MINERS' STRIKE AMERICA LONDON, March di. The American Mine Workers' Asso ciation has ordered all the miners engaged in the anthracite coal mines to come oat on strike. One hundred and fifty thousand workers are thns ordered ont. April 1. Half a million coal miners in the United States have struck work. The unions are permitting the en gineers, pump-men, and firemen to remain so as to prevent damage to property, conditionally upon no non unionists being employed to take the place of the striken;. April 2. It is stated with reference to the coal miners' strike in America, that the railway companies have sufficient coal to carry them over two months. Eleven American collieries, including the Pittsburg pits, have agreed to concede the miners a six per cent, advance in wages.
THE FAR EAST. LONDON, April 1. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 7 April 1906
THE FAR BAST. LONDON, April 1. The Chinese at the port of Tien Tsin compelled the authorities to abandon the enforcement of quarantine regulations, and plague is conse quently spreading northward. The mob demolished the plague hospital at Tien Tsin and attacked the British consul and the doctors attending the plague patients. The arrival of a troop of Russian Cossacks saved the -Customs house. five thousand citizens of Zion City have publicly repudiated the founder of it (the Hev. John Alex. Dowie) on the ground of extravagant' living. Mrs. Dowie and her son concurred in the repudiation.
RACING IN NEW SOUTH WALES. SYDNEY, April 2. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 7 April 1906
EACING IN NEW SOUTH WALES. SYDNEY, April 2. ] The Bosehill races resulted as follows: Eawson Stakes, 1 mile and a furlong. Marvel Loch 1, Fitzgrafton 2, Grama 3. Time, 1 min. 57| sec. BiosehiU Handicap, 1 mile 3 furlonge. "Lord Fitzroy 1, Nahpro 2, Airlocii 3. Time, 2 min. 26£ sec.
SELF-GOVERNMENT IN NATAL. THE COLONIAL OFFICE INTERFERES. LONDON, March 31. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 7 April 1906
SELF-GOVERNMENT IN NATAL. THE COI/yNI All OFFICE INTERFERES. LONDON, MaTch 31. A grave political crisis, involving the alleged rights of self-governing colonies, occurred in Natal a day or two ago. .Lord .Elgin (Secretary of State for the Colonies) telegraphed to Sir H. E. McCallum (Governor of the Colony) asking him to postpone the execution of the twelve natives which had been fixed for to-day. His Ex cellency conveyed the instructions to the Premier, who felt he was unable to accede to the Imperial request therein contained. The Governor thereupon exercised the authority vested in; him under letters patent and postponed the execution pending consideration of the sentences by the Home Government. Great indignation, which is hourly increasing* haB been aroused in Natal by the action of the Home Govern ment. Lord Elgin acknowledges, after careful examination into the case, that Tie is satisfied any mitigating circum stances have been considered. He adds: " I recognise that the decis...
SIR JOHN FORREST IN LONDON. LONDON, March 31. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 7 April 1906
SIR JOHN FORREST IN _y LONDON. LONDON, March 31. Sir John Forrest, speaking at the United Service Clnb, said the time vg$s arriving when the,people, of .the United Kingdom would be unable to bear the -whole burden of defence, and the empire's only hope was that all .Britons would stand shoulder to shoulder. He was convinced that the sons of the empire would not allow it to be broken np without a struggle. Sir John Forrest has read a paper ^before the Australian Chamber of Commerce in London on the trade and production of Australia. Mr. E. T. Doxat (chairman of Dalgety and Oo.) presided. Sir John Forrest said it was possible to largely increase the mineral and other products of Aus tralia by increased facilities. It was expedient to construct more railways, especially one to connect Eastern Australia with the West. He con tended it was necessary to increase the population of the Commonwealth, and-the Government were determined tp.fill the country with good British *imtnigrants. Not o...