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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 28 April 1906
A lex. H. Salmond, Carnarvon. Government Authorised, Surveyor. Engi neering Surveys. Levels taken for Water Races. Earth quantities supplied. Mining Surveyor. Properties examined and "re ported oh. For Sale. .' BURTON'S ARABIAN 1HGHTS." TWELVE VOLUMES, three-quarter Lerant binding. Nearly new. For price and farther particulars apply " LIBEB," This Office. Nor'-West Jockey Club. ROEBOURNE. ANNUAL MEETING. Wednesday & Thursday, 30th and 31st MAY, 1906. OFFICIALS: STEWARDS :-Messrs. D. £. McRae, J. G. Me&res, Thos. Porter, Jas. Withnell, J. Stanley, F. Murray, J. H. Johnson, W. S. Flinders. Jcsas:-Dr. Maunsell. HANDICAPPEES :-Messrs. Wm. Byron and J. Spencer. STABTBR :-Mr. E. L. Macbay. PROGEAMMB. FIRST DAY. Trial STAKES. A Handicap of 12 SOTS.; second horse 2 sovs. out of the stakes. Open to all horses that have not -won j an advertised race of 15 SOTS, or over in value. Nomination, 8B. ; accep tance, 4s. Six furlongs. TOWN AND COUNTRY PLATE. A Handicap of 10 sovs.; se...
STOCK AND STATION NEWS. [Items of news intended for pnblication in this column will be gladly recesived.] [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 28 April 1906
STOCK AND STATION NEWS. [Itemi of sews intended for pnblicatiofc eoIsaB will be gladly receir*d.3 A Sydney telegram, dated April 26, states: " Details have been published of the arrangements entered into with Dr. Danysz, of the Pasteur Institute. He if to be paid .£1,000 down and £200 per month for two years in connection with hif experiments to find a disease destructive only to rabbits. Dr. Danysz is authorised to spend JE600 in instruments required for the experiments. Buildings are being erected on Bronghton bland, and already there has been an increase in the rabbits released there. Horses, cattle, sheep, goats, and poultry have also been taken to the island. Mr. P. By an, who returned from his trip to the Eastern States by the s.s. Paroo, made some purchases of blood stock at thf March sales in Melbourne, m., two fillies J and three mares. The Wallace filly vrii knocked about a little on the trip over and she has been sent to Culham, Mr. Phillies* Newcastle estate. Mr. Ryan au...
CORRESPONDENCE. LOWER GASCOYNE WELLS. To THE EDITOR [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 5 May 1906
CORRESPONDENCE. IiOWER GASCOYNE WELLS. To THE EDITOR SIR,-I would like to dr&T the attention of the members of the Lower Gascoyne Road Board to the bad position of the wells on the part of the Gascoyne road under their control. I believe that they have put men on to patch up the old wells, which are with one or two exceptions sunk in the river or near the bank brlow flood mark, and consequently every time the river comes down they get washed away. And not only that, but they are sank near pools that last a long time, and the stock belonging to the squatters have conse quently eaten all the feed off round the wells for some distance, which pre vents the travelling public from being able to camp near any of them, save the one or two which are sunk out from the river, and where there is always a bit of feed to be had, showing the advisability of having others sunk in suitable places out from the river also. The wells at present which are sunk in or near the river cost nearly as...
FEDERAL POLITICS. PERTH, May 2. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 5 May 1906
FEDERAL POLITICS. PERTH, May 2. Mr. W. H. Wilks, Opposi tion -whip in the Federal House of Representatives, arrived at Fremantle on Monday. He said he will stick to Mr. Watson closer than a brother, and intends making a speech at the Qneen's Hall on Friday. Mr. Watson, leader of the Labour Party in the Federal Parliament, arrived in Perth yesterday and lunched at Parliament House with the Presi dent of the Legislative Council. At half-past three he was given a civic reception by the Mayor and council lors, and addressed a public meeting at His Majesty's Theatre in the even ing. Mr. A. McCaltum presided, and there was a crowded attendance. Mr. Watson thanked them for the cordiality of the greeting extended to him. He expressed gratification at being able to accept the invitation to visit the State. He admitted there was a great deal he did not know, but he had a desire to find out something tangible and definite respecting West Australia. They had three parties in the Federal Parliam...
SOUTHERN NEWS. PERTH, April 30. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 5 May 1906
SOUTHERN NEWS. PERTH, April 30. A burning accident has occurred at a camp in Harman-Btreet, Kalgoorlie. The owner was severely burnt, and is reported to be dying. May 1. On the recommendation of the Agent-General Mr. John Booth has been appointed to the vacant West Australian judgeship. Mr. Booth, who was on the English western cir cuit, is a young and unmarried man, and 18 well spoken of by circuit law yers as a hard worker and sound lawyer. May 2. The case heard before Judge Burn side of Wallace Kelson v. the Sunday Times, in which £5,000 damages for libel were claimed, lasted five days. The jury disagreed after being locked np all night. David SmitliFon, charged with un lawfully wounding alice Johnson at Glaremont, has been sentenced to eighteen months' imprisonment. May 3. There was a slight improvement last night in Mr. A. J. Diamond's condition. The inqaest at Kalgoorlie concern ing the death of T. Newby, the victim of the Knrrawang railway accident, has been concluded. The jn...
NEW ZEALAND. WELLINGTON, April 28. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 5 May 1906
NEW ZEALAND. I Wemmnoton. Acril 28. I Great excitement exists at Taranaki over oil-boring developments. An immense pressure is apparent in the bore, pare oil rashing out when the tap was slightly turned at the rate of a barrel per minute. Shares which were quoted at £5 are now quoted at £14. Knowles, a contractor, shot his wife dead at Palmerston yesterday and has been arrested. April 30. A tornado lasting five minutes did £1,000 worth of damago. The sus pension bridge at Blenheim was wrecked by a severe gale. May 3. James Fenwick, a son of Robert Fenwick, principal of the firm of T. S. Morrin & Co., who has been missing for a week, was fonnd in a lavatory which was locked on the inside. He was unconscious and frightfully emaciated. He was taken to a private hospital, bnt died yester day morning. The case is shrouded in mystery.
STOCK AND STATION NEWS. [Item of news intended for publication in this column will be gladly received.] [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 5 May 1906
STOCK AND STATION NEWS. [Ttom of BCWB intended for pufolicatioM in thii colornn will be gladly receivad.] Telegraphing on Tuesday our Perth cor- | respondent states: For some time past the Government has bad under consideration tbe question of opening up the stock route ; from East Kimberley to the Eastern Gold fields and to allow cattle from tick-infected areas to be brought down by such a route. An expedition has been arranged, consist ing of seven men picked as having special bush, experience in West Australia. Twenty two camels have been assembled at Day Dawn, whence the party leaves in a few days. On reaching Sturt's Creek, Mr. A. Canning, the leader, will return to Lake Way. The following quantities of rain were recorded at the undermentioned places for tbe fortnight ending Thursday:-Wynd h&m 16, Fitzroy 1, Broome 16, La Grange 2, Wallal 82, Marble Bar 31, Hamelin Fool 2, and Talgoo 27 points. Oar Perth correspondent wired on Thursday: Mr. S. P. Mackay leaves for the N...
QUEENSLAND. BRISBANE, April 28. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 5 May 1906
QUEENSLAND. BRISBANE, April 2H. Daring a cricket match Mclntyre, the wicket-keeper, was strack by a ball from Cotter and rendered un conscious for half an hoar. He in suffering from a slight concussion of the brain. April 30. In the district court T. V. Tony proceeded against the Wide Bay News claiming £500 damages for libel, which was to the effect that " Tom Tony had performed the duties of hangman at the execution of Ellis.*' The jury returned a verdict for the defendant.
LONDON WOOL SALES. DETAILED RETURNS. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 5 May 1906
LONDON WOOL SALES. DETAILED BETUBNS. The following details concerning prices realised at the March wool sales in London came to hand by the last mail: Sold by Chas. BalmeCo.: M. & G., Ella Yalla.-64 bales grse cmbg ll|d., 1 do. do. 6id., 3 R skins 10d., 13 lambs 9id" 1 do. dad. 9|d., 1 pes 8Jd., 1 do. 7d. ' ' ' ? Ullawarra.-7 bales 1st cmbg 8d""T.3 2nd do. 7*d., 8 2nd do. 6£d., 1 R 6id-, 2 lambs 7^d., 2 1st pes 8£d., 6 eord Is. 2|d. B.I., G.B.-8 bales cmbg "10d., 1 pes 5Jd. Sold by Dn Crox, Doxat & Co.: Tambrey.-S bales A cmbg ll£d., 4 B do. lid., 3 C do. 10£d., 2 D.T". lid., 2 pes lid., 6 bellies 8d., 7 locks 6&lt;L, 15 A lambs ll£d., 4 B do. 10d., 1 C do. 7d. Doorawarrah.-15 bales 1st cmbg 10|d., 13 2nd do. 10d., 1 D.F. 9d., 6 pes lOJd., 3 1st bellies 7Ad., 1 locks 5fd., 3 1st lambs did., 1 do. do. 8dL, 3 2nd do. 8&lt;L, 2 cross bred lid., 1 do. pes mixed 10d., 22 eerd Is. 7d., 1 do. Is. 5dL, 8 do. locks Is. 2d. B. B. & Co., Tar die.-8 bales...
A STOCK OWNERS' ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 5 May 1906
A STOCK OWNERS' ASSOCIATION. j After several attempts to form a stock-owners' association the efforts have at last been successful, and an adver tisement in this issue gives some par ticulars with regard to the Association, which has been registered with a capital of .£30,000 divided into 30,000 shares at £1 each. The provisional direc tors are Messrs. Chas. Harper, W. J. Butcher, M.L.A., and A. S. Richardson, and the secretary is Mr. W. Schroder, formerly of Carnarvon and JJoebonrne. We learn from Mr. Butcher that the asso ciation is not a trading concern in any way, that its main objects are to secure 'reduction in freights on wool and supplies, and to prevent glutting of the Southern stock market. The West Australian wool rateB at the present lime, and for some considerable time past, to London have been fd. and fd. per lb., with 5 per cent, primage added, whereas the rates existing in the Eastern States .for some years have been £d. per lb. less in each case. W.A. Government sta...
VICTORIA. MELBOURNE, April 28. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 5 May 1906
VICTORIA. MELBOURNE, April 28. I 1 be s.s. Araraac, inward bound, came into collision with the French barque Nantas, which was lying anchored in the south channel. The Aramac's starboard bow strnck the bowsprit of the Nantas, and a large hole was knocked in the Aramac above the water line. The fracture extended for about fourteen feet along the side of the vessel. News from Stawell states that a nine-year-old boy named James Gil christ, who had been missing since Friday, was found dead in a shaft. It is surmised that the boy fell down the abandoned shaft, which is 600 feet :deep. Another fatality is reported from Stawell, where a single man named Charles Pike committed suicide yester day by jumping down a thirty ft. shaft. His neck was broken. [ Gerald Vaughan has been killed at Malvern by an explosion of acetylene gas. Extraordinary allegations have been | made respecting the detection two years ago of a man for receiving stolen property, and it is probable that a charge of miscond...
FEDERAL POLITICS. SENATORS DE LARGIE AND HENDERSON AT CARNARVON. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 5 May 1906
FEDERAL POLITICS. ! SENATORS BE LAEGIE AND HENDER SON AT CAEN A E VON. Owing to the element of doubt sur rounding the time of arrival and departure of tbe B.B. Bullarra, notice of the meet ing held in the Jubilee Sail on Monday night could not be given until the morn ing of that day, consequently the at tendance was not as large as would other wise have been the case. The meeting was |advertised for eight o'clock, but it was just upon nine o'clock when the pro ceedings commenced, the boat only moor ing at the jetty at 7.30. The Mayor (Mr. Gr. Boston) presided, and Mr. W. J. Butcher, M.L.A., also occupied a seat on the platform. In introducing the Senators to the audience, Mr. Baston said it gave him very mnch pleasure to do so, as they were the first Federal representatives to address a meeting in Carnarvon. With regard to federal politics, he much regretted that the trans-Australian railway, which had been held out as a reason for West Australia joining the federation, had not been...
INTER-STATE NEWS. NEW SOUTH WALES. SYDNEY, April 28. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 5 May 1906
INTER-STATE NEWS. « NEW SOUTH WALES. SYDNEY, April 28. ] Mr, Reid, referring to Mr. Deakin's speech at Camperdowtt, said the most remarkable thing about Mr. Deakin's speech -was its omissions. He had nothing to say about the Victorian labour conference and nothing abont socialism. He practically said " Give me a high tariff and I will help the Socialists or anti-Socialists as the case may be." Aprii 30. Henry White, an ex-solicitor, has been committed for trial at the Water Police Court on a charge of having contrived and intended to deceive the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court and the Governor with a view to having his name restored on the roll of solicitors. The charge arises ont of an affidavit forwarded to Sir Frederick Darley that a person named Morren, and not White, was guilty of having stolen certain documents, for which charge White suffered a term of imprisonment. May 2. The Arbitration Conrt has taken further evidence in the matter of the application - by the registrar ...
STATE POLITICS. PERTH, April 30. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 5 May 1906
STATE POLITICS. Pjebth, April 30. A meeting of the Government wad held on Friday. The Premier ad*, nonnced the retirement of Mr. Walter James from the position of Agent* General. A discussion (ensned as to whether Mr. Bason would resign th« Premiership and accept the position of Agent-General, and a motion fft that effect was carried. It appeared that Mr. Bason was not particularly anxious to retain his position as head of the Ministry. * From statements made by member*, it appears that Mr. Moore will be appointed Premier and that alt the present Ministry will resign and will probably be reappointed. Mr. N. Keenan, member for Kalgoorlie, it spoken of as likely to be in the new Administration as Attorney-General* Mr. Farrell, of Midland Junction, has been approached to stand in place of Mr. Bason for the Guildford electorate! May 1. Mr. Bason has decided to recom mend the Governor to commission Mr. Frank Wilson (Minister for Public Works) to form a new Cabinet. Mr. Bason has arranged...
GENERAL NEWS. LONDON, April 30. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 5 May 1906
GENERAL NEWS. LONDON, April 30. The Kev. J. A. JJowie, founder of Zion City, has had another stroke of paralysis. King Edward and Queen Alexandra, who are at present in Italy, have visited the grotto of the Cumean Sybil at Ijake Avernus, in Campania. The King leaves for London to-night by the overland ronte, and Qneen Alexandra is proceeding via Gibraltar by the royal yacht Victoria .and Albert. May 2. The extradition of W. N. Willis from Natal to Sydney on allegations arising out of the New South Wales land scandals has been ordered.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 5 May 1906
SUBSCRIPTIONS " (POSTAGE IKCLXJDBD). -One Year SIX Months One Quarter ... £ e. D. ...150 ... 0 12 6 ...0 6 6 To ADVERTISERS. THE NOKIEEBK TIMES circulates amongst the pastoralists, miners, pearlers, and business people of the whole North, and therefore will be found a first-class medium for adver tisers. Sates for advertising on ap plication.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 5 May 1906
SHIPPING. OCEAN STEAMSHIP CO. LIMITED, AND IVEST AUSTRALIAN STEAM NAVIGATION CO. LIMITED. QUICKEST ROUTE TO LONDON via f JAVA, and SINGAPORE. * ! Steamships. SULTAN. MINILYA. i 2063 tons. 2744 tons. CAST- P. TOWNLEY. . GAPT. B. Richabdson PAROO. CHARON. > 2665 tons. 2681 tons. CAPT. A. MILLS. CAPT. I. BELI. Fortnightly Services. : SOUTH. From Singapore. From Carnarvon about MINILYA, April 27 May 11 PAROO, May 12 May 25 SULTAN, May 26 June 9 CHARON, June 10 June 26 MINILYA, June 25 July 8 J TSTOilTil. from Fremantle. . Carnarvon. CHARON, May 15 May 17 MINILYA, May 80 June 2 PABOO, June 13 June 16 SULTAN, June 28 . June 30 These; steamers, built especially for tlie trade, are fitted with, every modern appliance for tlie comfort of passengers. JAVA.-Large reductions made to families and parties. LONDON.-Through tickets issued in conjunction with the P. & 0. Coy., transhipping at Singa pore. Apply to-' DALGETY & COY,, LTD., PERTH FREMANTLE GERALDTON CARNARVON COSSACK ...