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Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The West Australian — 9 July 1880
' Department of Public Works, Perth, 22nd June, 1880. TENDERS (endorsed "Tender for Road Contract, No.-") will be received at this Office until noon of WEDNESDAY, the 14th JULY, from persons willing to contract/ for certain works on the Road Guildford to Yictoi ia Plains Junction. After 1st Julv, specifications, etc., may be seen at the-" Gingin Police Station, Cockman's Hotel, Guildford Police Station, Public Works Office, Perth. Hie government do not bind themselves io accept the lowest or any tender, und will require the guarantee * of two responsible nersons for the due performance of the ?ü5atraet. Foiius of Tender may be had on applica- tion to the various Resident Magistrates, and at (he Public Offices, Perth ; and no tender will be entertained unless rendered on the prescribed form. (Sd.) JAS. H. THOMAS, Director of Public Works. EDUCATION. APPLICATIONS will be received from persons willing to undertake the office of-"Compulsory Officer," at Fremantle, (salary .£15 per annum...
LAW INTELLIGENCE. SUPREME COURT—IN EQUITY (Before His Honor the Chief Justice) WEDNESDAY, JULY 7. [Newspaper Article] — The West Australian — 9 July 1880
SUPREME COURT-IN.E&lt;JUITr. (Before His Honor the Chief Justice) WEDNESDAY, JULY 7. The Supreme Court sat in its equitable juris- diction on Wednesday last. Before proceeding with the cause list, ' His Honor the Chief Justice, said: I want to say a few words before I begin the business of the day. A Judge here does not enjoy the privilege which the Judges do in England, of being able, from time to time, to address the Grand Jury. That is a great loss, I think, because the privilege, where enjoyed, is one under which a Judge is able either to refer to new laws, or to make practical observa- tions as to defects whicli from time to time are made manifest in laws already in existence. My reason for alluding to this matter is this : Two cases were tried before mc at the last sit- ting of this Court in its civil jurisdiction, and in each case the Court made an order in favor of the plaintiff for the payment of the amount claimed. One of these cases was, as I thought at the time, ...
TELEGRAPHIC NEWS. [ASSOCIATED PRESS] BRITISH AND FOREIGN. PROCEEDINGS INSTITUTED AGAINST MR. BRADLAUGH. LONDON, July 3. [Newspaper Article] — The West Australian — 9 July 1880
TELEGRAPHIC NEWS. [ASSOCIATED PRESS} BRÎÏlÏH^ÔjîFpOREIGrN. PROCEEDINGS INSTITUTED AGAINST MR. BRADLAUGH. London, July 3. .Proceedings have been instituted against Mr. Bradlaugh to recover the fine provided by law in the case of persons, not duly quali- fied, sitting and voting as, members ol' Par- liament.^, The proceedings-are-,taken with a , view to test the legality of the recen!; de*. _^;' cisión of the House of Commons in regard to Mr. Bradlaugh and the oath. NAVAL DEMONSTRATION AGAINST r* . ? TURKEY. .. , London, July 3¿ The French and English Governments are .' arranging' for a joint naval demonstration. : . against Turkey, in the event of the Porte refusing to accept the decision of the late Berlin Conference. It is uncertain, yet, i;. . whether the other .Great Powers will-join ia the demonstration. - THE AUSTRALIAN ELEVEN. London, July 3. The match between the Australian Eleven and -Eigbteon of Newcastle ended jn favor of the colonial team. \"-.. . THE THREATENED ' ATTACK ...
THE WEST AUSTRALIAN. VIGILANS ET AUDAX PERTH, FRIDAY, JULY 9, 1880. THE CHAIRMEN OF THE ROADS BOARDS IN REPLY. [Newspaper Article] — The West Australian — 9 July 1880
THE WEST AUSTRALIAN. Vighaîîs et Audax PERTH, FRIDAY, JULY 9, 1880. THE CHAIRMEN OF THE ROADS BOARDS IN REPLY. The report of the Superintendent op Roads, which has elicited from the various Boards upon whose administration he com- ments, such able and vigorous protests, was not-as one or two correspondents have rightly suggested-intended for publica- tion. It was merely a reply to certain accusations of mismanagement made by correspondents in our columns, and ad- dressed by Mr. Higman to the head of his department As we have stated before, this gentleman has been placed in an unfortun- ate position. He was called upon to work under a system which was unworkable, and which the Government have now practically acknowledged to have been such. Conse- quent upon the partial diversion of the Road Loan from what, strictly speaking, was its original purpose, the Roads Board machin- ery, which had been, on the whole, working smoothly and well, was interfered with, new and crude arrangements w...
MAIL NOTICE. [Newspaper Article] — The West Australian — 9 July 1880
MAIL NOTICE. Overland Mau. will close as follows :-Perth, Saturday, July 3rd, and 17th, at 10 a.m. ; Freman- tle, Saturday, July 3rd, and 17th, at 8 a.m. ; Guild- ford, Saturday, July 3rd, and 17th, at 8 a.m. ; York, "Wednesday, Juue 30th and July 14, at 9-30 a.m. j Northam, Wednesday, June 30th, and July 14th, at at 6-30 a.m. ; Newcastle, Wednesday, Jurie 30, and July 14th, at 10 a.m. ; Canning, Fri- day;- July 2nd, and July 16th. at 2 p.m. ; Pinjar- rah, Friday, July 2nd, and 16th; at 6 a.m. ; Bun- bury, Thursday, July 1st, and 15th, at 1 p.m. j Vasse, Thursday, July 1st, and 15th, at 6 a.m. ; Victoria Plains, Saturday, June 26th, and July 10, at 8 p.m.*; Gingin, Sunday, June 27th, and July 11th, at 3 p.m. ; Dongarra, Thursday, June 24th, and July 8th, at 9 a.m. ; Greenough, Wednesday, June 23rd, and July 7th, at 6 p.m. ; Champion Bay, Wednesday, June 23rd, and July 7th, at at 8 p.m. ; Northampton, Wednesday, June 23rd, and July 7th, at 11 a.m. -o For Europe, India, China, &am...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The West Australian — 9 July 1880
THJE "WEST AUSTRALIAN." A, First-Class Bi-Weekly Newspaper Publishing Days : TUESDAYS and FRIDAYS. It is the only paner in the colon;/ published offener than once a week. TEEMS OP SUBSCRIPTION : 5s. pee QUARTER; 20s. PER ANNUM. THE quarters terminate ou the 31st of ' Marcia, 30th June, 30th September and Slat December, at which periods ONLY can Sub- scribers decline, by giving notice in writing, and paying the amount due to the end of the quarter then carrent. Persons desirous of subscribing during the cur- rency of a quarter will only be charged from the date of their commencing, Subscribers who do not give written notice to the contrary, are considered as wishing to continue their subscription ; and it is partieulary requested thal; persons forwarding notices for insertion will state the number of times they shall appear. As an Advertising medium the " WEST AUS- TRALIAN " offers special advantages, not possess- ed by any other Western Australian newspaper. It circulates largely th...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The West Australian — 9 July 1880
Trade Addresses. G. F. WILKINSON & CO. BEG to announce that they undertake Sales by Auction in any part mi the colony. Account Sales, with proceeds rendered immedi- ately after Sales. They would particularly draw the attention of Squatters and Farmers to the fact that they sell on commission all kinds of Farm Produce, thereby en- abling gentlemen to obtain a quick return for the same in CASH, without the expense of coming into town to seek for purchasers. G. F. W. & CO., also draw attention to their House and Estate "Agency. A Registrary of Pro- perty to LET or to be SOLD beino kept, gentle- men have every facility afforded them of SELL- ING, HUYING, or LETTING HOUSES and Es- tates. St. George's Terrace, Perth. Importer, General Broker, and Auctioneer, HAY STREET, PERTH, Branch Office : Newcastle. Auctions undertaken iu any part of the co- lony. Goods Stored, and Stock Paddocked or delivered. Indents executed to the best ad- vantage in all the Colonial and Home Marke...
VESSELS IN HARBOUR. FREMANTLE. [Newspaper Article] — The West Australian — 9 July 1880
VESSELS IN HARBOUR. Fremantle. Signal, barque, loadiug timber for Adelaide ; T. &H. Carter & Co. Moorburg, schooner, for Hong Kong, with sandalwood ; G. Thompson & Co., agents. Citadel, schooner, for Guam, in ballast. Lady Douglas, barque, discharging cargo.
COUNTRY LETTERS. (From our own correspondents.) FREMANTLE, July 3. [Newspaper Article] — The West Australian — 9 July 1880
COUNTRY LETTERS. (from our own correspondents.) FREMANTLE, July 3. I have seen the now Customs House, over the building known as the " A " Store. The offices are very capacious, but their approach is over a rough unmade road, and when a N.W. wind is blowing, it will be no easy or pleasant passage from Cliff Street, opposite Flindell's Hotel, to the steps leading to the " Long Room " of the Customs Department, where all the business of receiving the payments on account of duties is done. Upon reaching the landing, the first office you meet with on your right is that sot apart for the Collector of Customs to perform his multifarious duties. This office has the most undignified aspect of any in the whole building. The walls arc of bare rough stone, presenting the appearance of a barn rather than the office of the head of an important de- partment. The furniture comprises a small counter-once, I should say, the property of a marine store dealer,-and a book-rack ; with, I think, two old ...
OCCASIONAL NOTES. LOCAL AND GENERAL. [Newspaper Article] — The West Australian — 9 July 1880
OCCASIONAL NOTES. LOCAL AND GENERAL. The two other appointments, to seats upon the Central Road Committee, in addition to the one which we notified in our last issue, are some- what puzzling. Mr. George Randell is very good man, but a townsman. We are not aware that he has any of the local and practical knowledge which would seem desirable for the position, and which can only be acquired in a country life. As for Mr. Crowther, he would be just the man, if he lived in Perth, but, seeing that he lives at Gerald- ton, the object of his appointment is simply incomprehensible. News has been received of Captain Arch- deacon and H.M. surveying vessel Meda. Captain Archdeacon, dating Simon's Bay, May 24, gives a short account of his trip out so far. The voyage to Madeira was tedious, and during a gale which was encountered, the Meda lost her topmast and jibboom, which caused a detention at the island of some six days. From Madeira to Simon's Bay, &nbsp; which they reached on the 15t...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The West Australian — 13 July 1880
EDUCATION. A PPLICATIONS will be received from Ii. persons willing to undertake the ofiee of *" Compulsory Ofitcer," at Fremantle, (salary .615 per annüin); by ffié Secretary of the I>emantle"District Board of Educa* tion, up to the 17th JulyV Î880. cHAa B;. CLIFTON, ~ ' Secretary. _¿ ¿ Central Board of Education, *,, * Perth, July lit, 1880. I ±_,\
INTER-COLONIAL. SOUTH AUSTRALIA. ADELAIDE, July 9. [Newspaper Article] — The West Australian — 13 July 1880
INTER-COLONIAL. SOUTH AUSTRALIA. . ? ADELAIDE, July 9. The Governor (Sir William Jervois) delivered a lecture lait night in the Town Hall, Adelaide, on the *&lt;3)efences of Eng. land, jn relation tocher Colonial Depen- dencies/' There was'a very numerous at- tendance at the lecture. THE ELECTIONS. ADELAIDX, July 9. The elections for the Legislative Council are proceeding, but they are not awaking much interest. GOLD BOBBERY ADELAIDE, July 9. j News baa been received from the North« ern Territory that the safe at the South» port railway station was robbed of all the gold deposited in it-about 150 ounces.
Supreme Court—In Bankruptcy. MONDAY, JULY 12TH. (Before Mr. Registrar Cowan.) IN THE MATTES OF MR. W. MILES, A BANKRUPT. [Newspaper Article] — The West Australian — 13 July 1880
Supreme Court-In Bankruptcy. MONDAY, JULY 12TH. (Befor» Mr. Registrar Cowan.) IN THE MATTES OF MB. W. MILES, A BANK- RUPT. Mr. F. M. Stone appeared for the petitioning creditor, Mr. Henry Albert. The bankrupt filed a statement of his affairs, shewing unsecured creditors to the amount of about £1400 ; and secured creditors (Messrs. Stone and Burt), £400, by mortgage on the Tribune. The assets shewn were one fourth of the Clarence Packet, valued at £100 ; furni- ture, £75 ; book debts, £40 ; and chronometer, etc. ¡-total, about £350. Mr. S. H. Parker proved for Messrs. John McGibbon, W. Lakey, D. Cameron, J. A Cook, and others. Mr. F. M. Stone, on behalf of Mr. Albert, proposed that Mr. Higham be appointed trus- tee. Mr. Flindell, a creditor, seconded the proposition. Upon its being put to the vote, the proposer and seconder were the only per- sons who voted in the affirmative ; all the other creditors, by Mr. John McGibbon, then* proxy, voting against the proposition, which was ac- c...
FARM AND STATION. INTERNATIONAL WOOL SHOW. REPORT OF SPECIAL COMMITTEE APPOINTED BY THE AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY OF NEW SOUTH WALKS, ON THE EXHIBITS. (Concluded.) [Newspaper Article] — The West Australian — 13 July 1880
FARM AND STATION. INTERNATIONAL WOOL SHOW. REPOBT or SPECIAL COMMITTEE AFFOINTXO BY THE AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY OF NSW SOUTH WALKS, ON THE EXHIBITS. (Concluded.) Riverina, though a part of New Sooth Wales, ex- hibits a type of wool toa great exteut of a represen- tative kind. No district in the colonies shows such a marked improvement, as applied to her wool of to» day and that of a few years ago. Deficiency in quality is amply atoned for by increased weight of fleece. The Riverina wools are all sound, light in yolk, and deeply grown. These qualities have made them specially desired by American manufac- turers. The disappearance of salt bush from River- ina, and the running of the sheep in paddocks, have combined materially to improve the Riverina clips. The amount of dust raised when the sheep were shepherded and yarded, operated seriously against the growth of the wool, as the natural secretions of the nore were soaked up by the dust, and the same effect is noticeable in this perishi...
TELEGRAPHIC NEWS. [ASSOCIATED PRESS.] BRITISH AND FOREIGN. TURKEY AND GREECE PREPARE FOR WAR. LONDON, July 7. [Newspaper Article] — The West Australian — 13 July 1880
TELEGRAPHIC NEWS. ÍASSOOLAW* ¿MESS.] BRITISH AJtP FOREIGN. ¡ TTJEKEY AND GEÈEQE V.PBEPABB FOEWAE. -;* Luímos, July.7. Turkey is actively--preparing for war, and is mobilizing her Army Corps at Ad» rianople, fortifying the* Hellespont, and despatching troops to Salónica. Greece) also is makins- warlike preparations, inclu« ding the mobilization of «-her Army B«. serves. * * * ?v THE AUSTELL ABMY. LONDON, July 7. Leave of absence in the -Austrian army has been temporarily suspended. THE RUSSIANS AND THE CHINESE. ST. PETEBSBÜBO, July 6. The reports published as to the defeats sustained by the Russian.» at the hands of the Chinese are believed to be true, not- withstanding the official denial thereof. General Kauffman has been appointed commander of the Russian forces at Kuld ja, and has started for the scene of opera- tions. It is expected that naval operations will very soon commence on the Chines« coast, unless peace is in the meantime) made. * THE ECLATIONS BETWEEN TURKEY AND GREECE...
BRIG "ELLIOTS": MASTER'S REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — The West Australian — 13 July 1880
BRIG "ELLIOTS"' : MASTER'S REPORT. Left Mauritius on the 12th June. From the 12th to the loth, moderate S E. trade winds On the lCth and 17th., cxpei iencod a severe gale from South to S.S.AV., with heavy squalls-very strange weather for that part, and; time of year, being'in Latitude 3G South, Longitude 60 East. After- wards, light winds and calms to the 22nd June, being then in Latitude 35 South. Rim the East- ing down', in Latitude 36 and 38. Experienced moderate Westerly! winds aud tolerable fine wea- ther to the 3rd July,'being* then iu Latitude 33 Sonth.a*nd Longitude' 113?l£ast. The wind then changed to E.ist and E.N.È! ; Tight winds and line weather until makingiRottneat Island on the after- noon of the 9th, when, the weather looking threat- ening and baromctcrr falling fast, and no pilot to be obtained, we*s£ood to sea for the night, whei/it blew very hard'.from'North, but at 6 in'tltc morn- ing of the 10th, it veered to the westward. Made the Island again at nooujon the lO...
VESSELS IN HARBOUR. FREMANTLE. [Newspaper Article] — The West Australian — 13 July 1880
"VESSELS IN" HARBOUR. FBEMAXTIX. Signal, hat que, loading timber for Adelaide j T. & H. Cart« & Co. Moot burg, schooner, for Hong Kong, with sandalwood ; G. Thompson & Co., agents.! Citadel, schooner, foi Guam, in *ballast. Robert Mollison, hat que, discharging cargo.
SHIPPING NEWS. ARRIVALS.—FREMANTLE. [Newspaper Article] — The West Australian — 13 July 1880
ür3^ ¡BEI ARRIVALS.-rEEMäNTL^; ' July!).-s.s. ROB ROY, Craig, from Champion Bay. Passengers-Mr. L. C. Burges,' Mr. J. Hos- kin and child, Sir. Jas. Palmer, Mr. R. Palmer, M r. and Mrs. Maitland Bro« n and child ; Rev. Mr. Eine, Rev. H. Laurence, Mr. E. Sherwood, Mr. H. ..Smith and child,*Mr. F§|^ Hare, Miss Hearnes,^Miss., Green, Master and Miss Harvey, Mr. Clay, Mr.''Mason, Mr. Parry,-Mr. May, Mr. Brooking, Mr. J. Brennan, and -Mr. R. Campbell ; also 4 in the£steerage. 9.- JFOEMOSA, sehr., Quayle,;from Melbourne. Passengers-Mi s. Quayle and children (5)."" - 10.-ELLIOTS, brig, Blake, from Mauiitius.
THE NOVELIST. A RUSSIAN KING LEAR. [From the German of Ivan Turgenjev.] (Continued.) [Newspaper Article] — The West Australian — 13 July 1880
THE NOVELIST. A RUSSIAN KING LEAH. r/From the German of Ivan Turgénjev.] (Continued.) 1 ?Undoubtedly, something very extraordi- nary waa happening. What was to be done ? Would it be well to send to town for the police? Should the peasants be called together ? My mother was at her wit's end. Shitkov also, who had dropped in to dinner, could oiler her no counsel, though, as usual; he Baid something about having formerly commanded a troop. How that was to help in this emergency, he could not suggest, and contented himself with looking servile and anxious. Kviczinski saw that no orders were likely to be given him, so he informed my mother, with that air of respect and independence combined which was habitual to -him, that if she would permit him to take a few of the grooms, gardeners, and courtyard ser- rants he would make an effort. " Tes ! yes ! " interrupted my mother, " pray try, dear Vikenty Ossipovitch, but Ïuickly, 1 beg of you ; I will be answerable or anything that may happen !...