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FOREIGN CABLES. [FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT] Shipping. London, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 1 June 1897
FOfífifM CABLES. -?--» f_FaoM ouE CORRESPONDENT] Shipping. London, Friday. Arrivals-Essen, Waitangi, Invercar, gill, ÂrkSuarus, Westland, Lettereirve, Norman MacLeod, Blengfel, Chilena, Carlisle Castle. Departures -For Sydney, Firth of Cromarty ; for Melbourne, Nineveh.
A POSTMAN'S STORY. (From the Australian Star.) [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 1 June 1897
A POSTMAN'S STORY. (From the Australian Star.) " I have been close ripon 30 years in tie General Post Office," said Mr. J. Sheedy to a Star reporter when seen at his residence, Lower Domain, mst night. It may be ex plained that Mr. Sheedy is a lefter carrier, who for 30 years has stack to his post, de livering letters in all sorts and conditions of weather, and suffering in consequence some, at least, of the results of exposure to the elements. " Some months ago," Mr. Sheedy says, " be began to'feel symptoms of ill-health, which cou'd not be easily denned, and as is often the eas pointed to no particular complaint. A. feeling of lasitude during the day and a sense of^tiredness after the day's work was done, with the accompaniment of loss of appetite, &c." " I can't say I was really ill," said Mr. Sheedy, but just run down, easily tired out, felt miserable, and yet not ill (but this is just, the way thousands of Australians who are not exactly ill, feel ) Mr. Sheedy goes on t...
NEW SOUTH WALES. DISAPPEARANCE OF A PRIEST. Sydney, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 1 June 1897
NEW SOUTH WALES. DISAPPEARANCE OP A PRIEST. Sydney. Saturday. The police are investigating the mysterious disappearance of a Roman Catholic priest named Fahey, whose whereabouts since the 19th instant have not been traceable. On the night in question a black bag was fonnd on a Manly ferry steamer, and was handed to tbe police, l here was a letter inside signed " D. W. Fahey," and addressed to the In spector-General of the Police, in which the i writer intimated his intention to commit ! suicide in consequence of an ineffectual appeal to secure better instruction for the children attending the Roman Catholic schools. The missing priest was of a pecu liarly eccentric disposition, and wan the victim of hallucinations in regard to reform in the education of children. He also thought that it was necessary that he should visit Rome to nu.tamoipb.o8e the life and customs of the Vatican. THE COSTA RICA PACKET CASE. ßydney, Monday. The award in the Costa Rica packet case has been at last pai...
CORONER'S INQUEST. THE LATE FATAL ACCIDENT ON THE BOTHWELL CASTLE. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 1 June 1897
CORONER'S INQUEST. THE LATE FATAL ACCIDENT ON THE BOTHWELL CASTLE. Tbe adjourned inquest on the body of James Corless, who was killed while dis charging cargo on the steamer Bothwell Castle, was re-opened at the Courthouse on Saturday before- the Acting Coroner (the Bon. J, A. Wright) and a jury, consisting of Messrs. Robert Tunney, James Myers, and Ernest Moseley, John Biley, wharf laborer, said he was working in the hold of the Bothwell Castle on Thursday evening in company with two other men. At the time of-the accident he was 'tween decks handling cargo with de ceased, who was standing at the edge of the hatchway. Deceased, in driving bis hook into a bag, slipped, and fell backwards down the hold. Witness then went down the lad der, and saw deceased lying alongside the keelson. There was a huge wound on the right side of the head, and deceased was un conscious at the time. He was conveyed to the deck in a coal basket. Witness con sidered the hatches should not have been left ope...
SHIPPING ITEMS. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 1 June 1897
SHIPPING ITEMS. A steamer was eignailed from Breaksea at ll p.m. on Friday. The mail steamer Oceana is due here from the Bas tern Colonies on Saturday morning. The steamer New Guinea was sighted off Breaksea at 5.15 p.m. on Friday and reported all weU. The steamer Adelaide is expected from Melbourne direct to-morrow with 40 tons of cargo for this port. The steamer Devon arrived at 5.30 p.m. on Sunday from Fremantle and is loading tim ber at the Deepwater Jetty. The steamer Buninyong arrived at 8 a.m. on Sunday from the Eastern Colonies and left for Fremantle at daylight yesterday. The steamer Dovedale arrived from Fre mantle at 7 15 a.m. on Saturday and com menced discharging 800 tons of coal into the Adelaide 8.8. Coy's hulks. The 8teamer Woliowra arrived at 8 50 a.m. on Saturday from the Eastern Colonies and discharged 105 tons of cargo at the Town j Jetty. She left for Fremantle at 2 p.m the ' same day.
DEPARTURES. FRIDAY, MAY 28. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 1 June 1897
DEPÂBTUBSS. FBIDAT, MAY 28. WAHOONGA, SJS., for Eastern Colonies, Pas sengers from here : Mr». Jebel ; Hisses Carlyon and Scott ; Messrs Morris, Street, Armstrong, Kirsten, Isbel, Crotchet, Kitto, McDonald, Smith, Fairhnrst, Jefferys, and Bees. SATURDAY, MAY 29. OBOYA, B.M.S., for London. Passengers for here : Mesdames Mitchell. Mcphee, Halse, Kelly, and Robertson, and Halse ; MisseB Thompson. Buckley, and Dewhurst; Messrs Cafferky, Mitchell (2), Williamson, Petre, Lorenzo, Aldridge, Mead, Lindsay, Hogan, Morley, Fraser, Stetkey, Collison, Clain, Obere, Hadfield, Tarvos, Norenha, Malone, Budeberg, Leash, Minney, McPuee, Boss, Marchant, Dickers, Diñen, Kelly, Wilson (2). Wilshire, Morgan, Halse, Newington, Horgan, Harris, Rowett, Rayner. Ossel too, Alden, Robertson, Simpson, Holland, and Olsen (2). MONDAY, MAY 31. CLONCOBBY, s.s., for Fremantle. Passenger from here : Miss Anderson. Ai. UNG A, s.s., for the Eastern Colonies. Passengers from here : Mrs Martin, MessrB Stirlie, Martin, G...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 1 June 1897
MB. H. Doyle has been elected first Mayor of Subiaco, beating Mr. Charles Hart, chair man of the Roads Board, by 58 votes. FIBS: AT FBEHANTLE.-A fire occurred at Fremantle early on Sunday morning. Messrs Lionel Samson & Son, merchants of Cliff street, having their premises destroyed. The brigade worked well and saved the TJ.S.N. Coy's premises next door. Samson's ware house was entirely destroyed. The origin of the fire ie a mystery. The buildings were in sured for £14,000 in the New Zealand office and stock for £750. The Commercial Onion and the Imperial have an additional £3250 between them on the stock. To THE DEAF -A gentleman who cured himself of Dearness and Noises in the Bead iifter 14 years' suffering, will gladly send full particulars post free.-Address, H. CLIFTON, Norfolk House, Norfolk-street, Strand, Lou don England. MB. David Begg, of Kalgoorlie, writes : ! "Your African Medical Wonder has completely cured me of Dyspepsia, Liver Complaint and Chronic Constipati...
TURKEY AND GREECE The Sultan, Urged to Retain Thessaly. Edhem Pasha in Command of 200,000 Men. London, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 1 June 1897
TURKEY AND GREECE *w--- ? The Sultan, Urged to Retain Thessaly. JEdhem Pasha in Command of 200,000 Men. London, Friday. All tiie measures being taken in Thessaly by the Turks ¡point to the re tention of the province, i The Grand Vizier threatens to resiga if the province is evacuated and Sheik Hulislam says it is impossible without a defeat to surrender tbe conquered terri tory. All the Turkish ministers and the civil and religious officials strongly op pose the withdrawal and the soldiers are begging the Sultan not to yield the province for which they bled. The Sultan's immediate entourage favor with drawal with a rectification of the frontier. Edhem Pasha is in command of 200,000 men. He has invited the Greeks to retara and gather in their harvest, and says if they do not do so the Turks will reap them. The Powers are trying to extend the term of the armistice.
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. ARRIVALS. FRIDAY, MAY 28. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 1 June 1897
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. -» ARRIVALS, FBIBAT. MAT 28. "WAROONGA 8.&M from Fremantle. Passen-] gers for here: Messrs Bassanelle, Grovanni, Marlee, Bemaro, Gaiseppe and boy, O'Flaberty. SATOBDAY, MAT 29. WoiiiiOWBA, BS., from tbe Eastern Colonies. Passengers for here : Messrs Bing, Neale and Znroothrkis. OROYA, B.M.Sm from the Eastern Colonies. Pac Beugers for here : Mesdames Petherick child and maid, Sevier, Dewar, De Bose and infant, D ansian, Jones and infant. Foster, Bell, and Sharp ; Misses Hatton, Langley, " Phillipe, McKay, Scott, and Whitebread ; Messrs Hall, Sherwood, Mcivor McDougall, Sevier, Dunn, Dewar (2), Davis, Pininger, Smith, Alford, Birnie, Phillips, Espie, West, Kilsby, McKay, Taylor, Calder, Teare, McCrae, Bune, Walters, Dunstan, Harvey. Favy, Scott, Stellway, Cantley, Sinclair, Lane, O'HaUoran, Tupper (2), Sinclair (2), and Sharp; Ber. Hennessy, and Lord Kilmorey. SUNDAY, MAT 30. BUNINYONG, as., from the Eastern Colonies. Passengers for here : Mrs Halls and ...
MINING NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 1 June 1897
MINING NOTES. Mr. Maryanski has discovered native silver, in Boulder Perseverance mine. He states that the find is a guarantee of the perman ence and depth of the Kalgoorlie lodeB. The Nordenfeldt Company are sending 200 tons of stone to the Northam battery for treatment. After paying 70s for carting, railage and treatment it will pay handsomely.
A NEW COASTING STEAMER. THE S.S. ALLINGA. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 1 June 1897
A NEW COASTING STEAMER. THF S.S. ALLINGA. The Adelaide B.B. COY'S new steamer Allinga arrived on Sunday evening from Fre mantle, her first port of call in the Australian Colonies. Yesterday morning a large number of residents inspected the steamer and the general opinion was most favorable. The Allinga is a twin-screw steamer and was built by Messrs. Scott & Co. of Greenock. Her dimensions are as follows :-length, 290ft ; breadth, 12ft ; depth of hold, 19ft The pas senger accommodation is very complete. The cabins are spacious andjwell ventilated and pro vide for 60 in the saloon and 300 in the steerage The saloon dining-room is large and tastefully fitted. Electric light is supplied throughout the vessel, the plant being of the best modern iype. She is capable of carrying 3500 tons and a special feature is the provision for a rapid discharge of cargo. There are four batches and holds, IO steam winches and nine derricks and the latter have a lifting power of 20 tons each. Th...