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MUNICIPAL. CARNARVON. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 14 April 1906
MUNICIPAL. CARNARVON. The regular fortnightly meeting of thin council was held on Tuesday afternoon, there being present ?: The Mayor (Mr. Geo. Boston), and Crs. D. Matheson, J. H. Mansfield, H. G. Lefroy, and H, Hearn (the latter councillor being duly sworn in by the Mayor). The minutes of the previous meeting were read and confirmed. CORRESPONDENCE. From Messrs. Baston & Co., offering' to lease tte weighbridge proposed to be erected by the council for a period of two years at an annual rental of £12. From Cr. Atkinson, tendering his reeigna- ! tion as a councillor. From J. O. Palethorp, applying for a position u engine-driver and general labourer. i From Messrs. J. & C. Butcher, dated Guildford, March 29.1906. "Tour letter containing account for tollage on certain stock passing through the Bibbawarra reserve was duly received by ub. Ab we are-the only settlers" directly affected by these charges the motives actuating you in this direction are obviously those of re ...
LOWER GASCOYNE ROADS BOARD. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 14 April 1906
LOWER GASCOYNE ROADS BOARD. A special meeting of this board iras held on Saturday last, there being present Messrs. D. Matheson (chairman), P, Mac nisb, and W. S. Snook. The minutes of the last meeting were read and confirmed. The secretary was instructed to acknow ledge letters from the Under Secretary for Public Works with reference to the annual grant. Letters were read from the Public Works Department with reference to the smallness of the rate (Id. in the JSl) at present levied by the board and pointing out that the rate must be increased to a more reasonable amount.-Tbe matter wiaa discussed at some length, and event ually it was decided to defer further consideration until the next meeting of the board, a suggestion that the rate in future should be Is. in the JB seeming to be favoured by the members then present. The ; secretary was instructed to pro duce tt the next meeting of the board the repork'6t the last Roads Boards' Association meeting, and also particulars as to the...
ROEBOURNE NEWS. ROEBOURNE, April 6. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 14 April 1906
ROEBOURNE NEWS. Boibovbni. A.Drii 6. With the exception of a string of horsea in training for the May meeting things axe rather quiet in town. The races .honld bp very successful. Bain is wanted badly, the country being vety dry. The Sultan is mating a special trip front South to take 4,000 Bheep from Mardif station, and they will be shipped froca Point Sampson. Mr. Chas. Crossland, surveyor, and party have just returned from Point Sampaon, which I am given to understand is now surveyed. They proceed overland by the stock route to Derby. POUCE COURT.-In the police court ojj Monday, before Mr. Foss, B.H, a Malay named Sorcoram was charged by the police with assaulting one Charlie^ jg. Japanese, with intent to do griero^p bodily harm. . A remand of eight da|p fras granted, bail being allowed in surety. Mr. C. H. Ewing appeared f&i. the accused. PROPOSED ANQticiN CHURCH.-A. W^|| attended meeting of parishioners wpp held at the court house on Wednesday evening for the purpose of...
STOCK AND STATION NEWS. [Items of news intended for publication it this column will be gladly received.] [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 14 April 1906
STOCK AND STATION NEWS. [Iteue of maws Intended for pnblieatiOK it column will be gladly received.] Oar Southern correspondent vires under date April 9:-" Messrs. D&lgety & Co. re port as follows There is strong inquiry for fat cattle, and fat sheep are still being sought after. Store sheep are hard to dis pose of. We placed good lots of ewes heavy in lamb, and weanerfi also sold fairly veil. Pigs in good bacon and pork condi tion sell readily. The horse market is uncertain. We sold good killable wethers at 17s. lOd.; ditto ewes, 15s. 9d.; fat lambs, 14s.; ewes in lamb, 17s. to 17s. 6d.; weaners, 13a.; young steers, JE4; heifers, £&; pigs, porkera, 23s. to 24s.; baconer*, 35s." No rain was recorded at any of the Northern stations for the week ending Thursday April 12. We received a telegram on Monday asking for information concerning the Northern (inland) stock route. Reliable information on this matter is unobtain able here and the absence of it at the prese...
RUSSIA'S TROUBLES. LONDON, April 7. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 14 April 1906
RUSSIA'S TROUBLES. LONDON, April 7. ] A. gang ot tliieves recently stole - 4^jl74;roubles (*£4,700) from a Rds sian monastery at RostofE. T Yesterday eigbt armed men boarded a river steamer plying at Warsaw and ordered five notorious gamblers to come on deck, when they shot them dead. The murderers escaped. _A Russian in an inebriated condition was arreBted yesterday at Zurich, Switzerland. A wallet found in his possession was full of bank notes. On being interrogated he confessed to having been the ringleader in the Moscow bank robbery which took place about a fortnight ago. April 9. General Sleptzoff, governor of the Russian government of Tver, 'while driving in a street of Tver, the capital of the province, was yesterday assas sinated. A bomb was thrown on bis lap. . Jt immediately exploded, and the trunk and head of the governor's - body "were thrown some yards away, one (>f his tegs being all tbat remained of him in the carriage. The explosion injured three ladies, two boys,...
NEW ZEALAND. AUCKLAND, April 9. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 14 April 1906
NEW ZEALAND. AccKiiAKD, ^April 9. unmoors are current at Wellington of an impending freight war between the subsidised Federal line of steamers and Shaw & Saville and the New Zealand Shipping Co. It is admitted that the position is acute. April 10. r.? War has been declared between the Federal and Shaw line of steamers. The Federal line has announced a direct service to London, to be ran at short regular intervals, and a great reduction in freights and passenger fares. April 11. . A man named George Stnbbs, while on a deer stalking expedition yester day, was accidentally shot by his companion.
SOUTH AFRICA. LONDON, April 10. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 14 April 1906
SOUTH AFRICA. LONDON, April 10. j The Times states that British South Africans have welcomed Mr. Winston Churchill's admission that the dis tribution of electoral areas in the Transvaal by voters and not by popu lation would be a scientific and fair* working basis. They are not in the least perturbed at the suggestion that the existing franchise onght to be widened. The Times correspondent adds that the Attitude of the Govern ment in the past lias unnecessarily i&eated a feeling of soreness among the British and has encouraged the Boers to proceed on purely racial lines.
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. ADELAIDE, April 10. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 14 April 1906
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. ADELAIDE, April 10- j Mr. Wuks, M.ii K.., addressed a large meeting last evening, the object being to protest against the action of the Federal Parliament in passing a resolution for sending an address to the Hong in favour of Home Rule for Ireland. A resolution was carried protesting againBt such action and placing on record the meeting's dis approval.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 14 April 1906
SUBSCBIPTXOHTS (POSTAGE INCLUDED) . JE s. D. |3ne Tear I 5 0 %IX Months ... 0 13 6 DUE Quarter 0 6 6 To ADTEBTISBBS. THE NORTHERN TIKBS circulates amongst the pajtloralisf-x, miners, pearlers, and business people of the whole North, and therefore mill be ? found a first-class medium for adver tisers. Hates for advertising on ap plication.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 14 April 1906
SHIPPING. OCEAN STEAMSHIP CO. * LIMITED, ". AND WEST AUSTRALIAN STEAM NAVIGATION CO. M. LIMITED. QTHCKfiST BOTJTE TO LONDON via ** JAVA-and SINGAPOBE. i-.T -. ? >: STEAMSHIPS. isULTAN. MINILYA. * 2063 tons. 2744 tons. fllPT p, ToWNLEY. CaPT. E, BICHABDSOH PAROO. 2665 tons. CAft. A. MILLS Fortnightly Services. sotjth;. From Singapore. From. Carnarvon . about CHAB.ON, April 11 April 26 MINILYA, April 27 - May 11 PAE.OO, : May 25 SULTAN, May 26 Jane 9 NORTH. Frcan Fremantle. PASpO, April 18 SULTAN May 1 CHAEON, May 15 MINILYA, May 30 June 2 CHARON. 2681 tons. CUT. I. BELL. Carnarvon April 21 May 3 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. ar. LONDON.-Through tickets issued in conjunction , with the P. & 0- Coy., transhipping at Singa pore. Apply to DALGETY & COY,, LTD., PERTH FREMAHTLE GERALDTON CARNARVON COSSACK and PORT HEDLAND. fi...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 14 April 1906
LOWER GASCOYNE DISTRICT ROAD BOARD ANNUAL STATEMENT Showing operations and transactions of the Board for Financial Tear ended 30th day June, 1905. RECEIPTS. £ a. A. £ a. d Cr. Balance at com mencement of year Balance at Treas ury 481 8 6 Balance at Carnar von Union Bank 59 4 0 - 540 12 6 General Mate Ourrent Bates col lected daring year 5 6 5 Arrears of Bates collected daring year 0 2 0 5 8 5 Licenses Cart and Carriage 31 10 0 Dog ... ... 26 1 3 57 11 3 Government Grants Annual Grant for Maintenance and Construc tion ... ... 300 0 0 £903 12 Expenihtubb. £ s. d. '£ s. Expensesfor Levying General Mate Collection, Com mission, etc., Licenses ... 5 11 Salaries 21 15 OSce Expenses (rent, postages, petty cash, etc.)... 7 9 Advertising 2 13 Stationery and Printing 13 Timber purchased... 79 12 Bank Charges (in cluding interest on bank overdraft)... 1 3 Insurances... ... 0 10 Maintenance Works Main Gas coyne Road 8 weeks labor re pairing road ... 40 0 0 Sundry accounts 15 2 Nyrindie Well re ...
VICTORIA. MELBOURNE, April 9. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 14 April 1906
VICTORIA. MELBOURNE, April 9. A solicitor named W illiam Samuel Dorea has been committed lor trial on a charge of misappropriating £932, belonging to a client. The Lord Mayor's bush fire relief fund exceeds £10,000. A meeting of barnt-ont settlers carried a resolution that the method proposed for the distribution of the funds was not what the settlers intended, and the action of the local relief committee in refusing to distribute relief was en dorsed. Similar sentiments were expressed at Toora. April 10. At a conference of delegates repre senting the co-operative societies of Victoria the desirableness of forming a co-operative wholesale society was discussed at length, and it was un animously affirmed that a scheme be submitted to the shareholders. The largest trading scheme that has taken place in Melbourne of . re cent years is now on the eve of com pletion. It has been arranged to nnite the whole of the brewing com panies of Melbourne, which have an output of oyer 150,000 hogsh...
INTER-STATE NEWS. NEW SOUTH WALES. SYDNEY, April 7. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 14 April 1906
INTER-STATE NEWS. NEW SOUTH WALES STDNET, April 7. j In the case of Brother ton, who was charged with murdering Denis Quin, the jury returned a verdict of man slaughter, and the prisoner was sen tenced to 12 years' imprisonment. The Courrieres disaster fand has been closed. The amount collected was £150. The Dubbo circuit court dealt with a shocking charge against a man named Harris, concerning a girl 12 years old, whom the prisoner's wife engaged ostensibly as a nurse girl. The jury returned a verdict of guilty, and the prisoner was sentenced to death. April 9. The Arbitration Court has granted preference to members of the coal lumpers' union so long as the rule admitting members at one guinea and a weekly payment of 4d. is in force, provided there is sufficient union labour for the work. Captain Burrows, who has taken over the training of the whole of the animals in Wirth's Circus, had an encounter with a young lion in the enclosure. The animal showed fight and prevented him from ...
PROPOSED PEACE CONFERENCE. LONDON, April 7. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 14 April 1906
PROPOSED PEACE CON FERENCE. LONDON, April 7. The. Tribune, the new Liberal paper published in London, has secured the text of a circular which the Czar sent to the Powers inviting them to par ticipate in the proposed peace con ference at The Hague, and has also secured the text of the Suggested pro gramme for the convention. The Czar proposes a revision of the pro cedure of the arbitration court for international commissions of inquiry. TTi» Majesty proposed that further consideration should be given to the rules of warfare, including questions of private^property, sea rights, belli gerents' duties to neutrals, and the question of the limitation of arma ments. The programme of the first peace conference i6 excluded from the present programme. The Czar hopes the programme submitted will be recognised as an expression of his desire to approach a lofty ideal of international justice and will be a constant goal for the civilised world.
PAPER BY MR. WALTER JAMES. LONDON, April 11. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 14 April 1906
PAPER BY MR. WALTER JAMES. LONDON, April 11. j | Mr. Walter James (Agent-ueneral for West Australia) yesterday read a paper before the Royal Colonial In stitute on the subject of Australian immigration. He appealed for a sym pathetic interpretation of the Aus tralian Customs policy. Though Aus tralian methods differed from Great Britain's no essential differences under laid the principle of their national institutions,.and Australians claimed to be English in an imperial sense. He admitted that the flow of popula tion to Australia since 1893 was un satisfactory, though the fact admitted of explanation. Increased land settle ment alone had enabled Australia. to absorb the. large body of suddenly dislocated labour. She' would find | compensation in the enormous shrink- - I age in private and'public "expenditure, and she was now enjoying renewed prosperity. Some years must elapse before the old resolute optimism re vived. Continuing, Mr. James said results from immigration must not be ...
GENERAL NEWS. LONDON, April 7. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 14 April 1906
GENERAL NEWS. LONDOM, April 7. I Turkish troops in the Mirakovo district of Salonica have Annihilated a Greek band of seventeen. The fond initiated by the Labour members of the House of Commons for the relief of the sufferers by the French mining disaster' has reached a total of £10,000. The Northumber land and Durban Miners' Associations have each contributed £1,000 towards the same object. The French miners in the depart ments of Nord and Pas-de-Galais still remain on strike, demanding1 a mini mum wage of 5s. 9d. per day. One hnndred thousand persons are affected. A Royal Artillery man named Clive, alias Thornton, has been arrested and has confessed to the murder of a Miss Campbell in 1897. The crime created a great sensation at the time, and has since been wrapped in mystery. A French flag officer at Toulon, a naval station in the south of France, states that anarchists boast they have selected six seamen stokers and gun ners on each French warship who at a given signal are to ta...
SIR JOHN FORREST IN LONDON. LONDON, April 11. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 14 April 1906
SIR JOHN FORREST IN LONDON. LONDON, April 11. | Sir John Forrest, speaking1 yester day at the Royal Colonial Institute, urged the colonies to think imperially on matters of defence, in which all ought to take part,. .They were entitled to representation^ Jbat if they wished to share in tha control of imperial defence matters they mnst expect to pay a larger proportion of the cost than they did at present. The Commonwealth had made strong efforts to put the land forces on a satisfactory footing.
A COSTLY RACEHORSE. LONDON, April 11. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 14 April 1906
A COSTLY RACEHORSE. LONDON, April 11. ] The racehorse Rocksand, by Sain foin from Roqaebruiie, who won for the late Sir James Milier the Derby, the Two Thousand Guineas, and the St. Leger in 1903, has been- purchased by the English sportsman and breeder, Mr. A. Belmont, for £25,000.
VESUVIUS IN ERUPTION. LONDON, April 7. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 14 April 1906
VESUVIUS IN ERUPTION. LONDON, April_7. j The volcano of Vesuvius, in Italy, is in a state of alarming eruption. The inhabitants in the vicinity of the crater are fleeing, and black cinders are falling at Naples. During yesterday's eruption of Vesuvius the lava stremed over the vineyards adjoining Bosco Reale. Boulders which were loosened rolled as far as the lower station on tbe Ftmicula railway. April 9. ! The principal crater of Mt. Vesu vius is still very active. Tbe inhabi tants of the villages iri the neighbour hood are moving their property. The lava current surrounded the village of Bosco Reale. A new aperture has made its appear ance in Mt. Vesuvius, from which were ejected thousands of incandescent rocks. Deafening explosions, accompanied by continuous earthquakes, are a feature of the eruption. Tbe people inhabiting tbe villages at the base of the mountain are taking refuge in Naples. Streams of lava 20 ft. high and 600 ft. wide slide rapidly towards Torre del Annunziata, ...