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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 5 May 1906
ACETYLENE GAS THE KING OP LIGHTS. WM. E. GOSS & CO., 451 HAY STREET, PERTH, Are prepared to install this most br'lliant ilium inant for any kind of lighting, inside or outside. References.-J. Pincombe, hotel, Carnarvon W. E. Fetmer, " " CORRESPONDENCE INVITED. Will. G. GOSS & CO., 451 HAT STREET, PERTH. Nor'-West Jockey Club. ROEBOURNE. ANNOAL MEETING. Wednesday & Thursday, 30th and 31st MAY, 1906. OFFICIALS: STEWARDS:-Messrs. D. K. McRae, J. G. Me&res, Thos. Porter, J as. Withnell, J. Stanley, F. Murray, J. H. Johnson, W. S. Flinders. JUDGE :-Dr. Maunsell. Eakdicapfsbs:-Messrs. Win. Byron and J. Spencer. STARTER :-Mr. R. L. Macfcay. . PEOGRAMMB. FIRST DAY. TRIAL STAKES. A Handicap of 12 SOTS.; second horse 2 sovs. out of the stakes. Open to all horses that have not iron an advertised race of 15 BOVB. or over in value. Nomination, 8s.; accep tance, 4s. Six furlongs. TOWN AND COUNTRY PLATS. A Handicap of 10 so vs.; second horse 2 sovs. out of the stake...
THE OLYMPIC GAMES. LONDON, May 2. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 5 May 1906
THE OLYMPIC GAMES. LONDON, May 2. I The Canadian long distance rnnner, Herring, -won the Marathon race at the Olympic games being held in Athens. The distance (26 miles) was covered bj the winner in 2 hours 51 mio. 23 sec. There were 48 com petitors, including one representative of Anstralia. Pilgrim, an American representative, won the final heat in the 400 metres race. Hallwell, repre sentative of Scotland, finished second, and Nigel Barker, of New South Wales, who was favourite for the event, finished third. The winner's time was 53 l-50th sec.
THE BRITISH BUDGET. LONDON, April 30. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 5 May 1906
THE BRITISH BUDGET. | IiONDON, April 30. j Mi". H. H. Asquith, Chancellor of the Exchequer, delivered his budget speech in the House of Commons this afternoon. He proposes a substantial reduction in the national debt, a re duction in tlie differential doty on stripped tobacco to 3s. OJd. per lb. A penuy is to be taken off the tea duty in July, and the export doty on coal is to be withdrawn in November.
MUTINOUS SAILORS. LONDON, April 30. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 5 May 1906
MUTINOUS SAILORS. LONDON, April 30. A mutiny which is alleged to have broken oat on the barque Dumferline when rounding Cape Horn, and in which firearms were used, has led to j a criminal prosecution at present pro- j ceeding at Belfast. The boatswain's mate, Alfred Barnes, 'who is said to | belong to Sydney, is charged with : having fired at the captain, David ! Bail lie. The captain alleges that I Barnes was a leading spirit in the 1 mutiny. The case was adjourned. i
THE SAN FRANCISCO FIRE AND EARTHQUAKE. LONDON, April 28. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 5 May 1906
THE SAN FRANCISCO FIRE AND EARTHQUAKE. LONDON, April 28. Another earthquake shock, lasting a minute, has been experienced in San Francisco. The earth tremors have caused many of the burned buildings to collapse. The Royal Insurance Co. estimates its losses at probably £1,350,000. The London and Lancashire Com pany's losses are placed at £1,078,675, and the Liverpool, London & Globe's j at £1,000,000. I President Roosevelt has declined the offer of the Dowager Empress of China to contribute £30,000 to the San Francisco relief fund. The Mikado of Japan offered a contribution of £20,000 to the same fund. The Secretary of the United States Department of Commerce, in a report to President Roosevelt", states that the earthquake has ruined businesses on which half a million people were dependent. It has, he remarks, des troyed all the industrial establishments and the means of transport. May 2. Thousands of tons of food have been distributed free of charge at San Francisco during t...
RUSSIA'S TROUBLES. LONDON, April 28. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 5 May 1906
RUSSIA'S TROUBLES. LONDON, April 28. A shocking story of murder and outrage by Cossacks is reported from the district of Shusa, in Russian Transcaucasia. A body of Cossacks, instead of protecting Armenians who went to welcome them, shot the men and outraged the women and girls. They also burnt their dwellings. The women of the district have sent a piteous appeal to the Czaritza, and a ? Government enquiry has been ordered. April 30. Colonel Ermoloo, of the Rnssian army, has been sentenced to four years' service in a disciplinary batta lion. He admitted having shot Dr. Vorobiev, of Moscow, in the presence of the latter's wife and children, on the ground that revolutionaries de served a "dog's death." The chief of the gendarmerie at Lnblin, Poland, and a police officer at Odessa have been murdered. The assassins in each instance made good their escape. Papers belonging to Father Gapon 6how that the Russian revolutionary leader had a large deposit in a bank, and sent it to a lawyer. Re...
LOSS OF A BELGIAN TRAINING SHIP. LONDON, April 30. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 5 May 1906
LOSS OF A BELGIAN TRAINING SHIP. LONDON, April 30. Information has been published regarding the loss of the Belgian training ship Goirite de Smetdenaeyer, which was bound for Australia and foundered in the Bay of Biscay during a gale. The survivors report that the vessel sprang a leak, that the pumps were useless, and that the ship sank suddenly. Two boats were swamped, but one escaped, saving 26 persons who were on board, including 12 cadets.
Cablegrams. FIGHTING WITH REBEL KAFFIRS. LONDON, April 27. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 5 May 1906
Cablegrams. ? FIGHTING WITH REBEL KAFFIRS. if LONDON, April 27. Europeans in Swaziland are appeal ing to the authorities for protection on account of the native unrest. The fail are of Mankulumaoa, Dinizulu's induna,- to restrain the Siganandis "tribe revolt, coupled with Siganandis' itory that Dinizulu ordered him to arm an impi has revived doubts re garding the loyalty of Dinizulu and his influence on his countrymen, he being the paramount Zulu chief. The Government is making elaborate preparations to strike a vigorous blow at the revolt. Siganandis' tribe threaten to kill Mankulamana if he returns. The whole of SiganandiB' tribe is in re bellion. - Woolwich arsenal is shipping to Natal immediately three and a half million cartridges. .' Native police captured thirteen Zulus armed with assegais in Sali Gorge after a severe struggle. April 80. , JThe Premier of Natal (Mr. (J. J. S'my the) learns that the rebels number 8,Q00. : J It is stated that two Europeans are among the rebels,...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 5 May 1906
THE STOCK OWNERS' ASSOCIATION OF W.A., LIMITED. CAPITAL-£30,000, divided into 30,000 Shares of £1 each. PROVISIONAL DIRECTORS: CHARLES HAKPEB, E?Q., W. J. BUTCHER, ESQ., M.L.A., A. R. RICHARDSON, ESQ. BANKERS: Union Bank of Australia, Ltd., Perth. SECRETARY: W. SCHRODER, 276 St. George's Terrace, Perth. IT is intended that the operations of this Company shall in the first placa be confined mainly to endeavouring to secure some reduction of freights and in surance on Wool, Merchandise, and Live Stock, and the purchasing or indenting of goods on commission as required by shareholders. Profits to be divided amongst shareholders pro rata and by rebate on commissions. The Stock Owner is hedged around by combinations of trade on every side. Self defence demands that we should unite for mutual protection. FOE AUCTION SALE ON MONDAY, MAY 14, 1906, at 11 o'clock, By order of the Court, PEARLING SCHOONERS " FRAM," "DISCOVERY," " SOUTHERN CROSS," and "VERONICA." Each with complete set diving g...
CANNING PARK RACES. PERTH, April 28. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 5 May 1906
CANNING PABK BACES. PSSTH, April 28. I The following were the remits of the races held at Canning Park to-day : Avondale Handicap, "five fnrlong-s. Pomo 1, Naughty 2, Morning Mist 3. Time, 1 min. 3| eeo. Canning Handicap, 1 mile 150 yards. Fop 1, Bivalve S, Stoesael 3. Time, 1 min. 52 b«C. Trial Stakes, 5$ furlongs.-Gouge 1, Opera 2, Waverley 3. Time, 1 min. 10 sec. Canning Park Steeplechase, two miles. Niebel 1, Neglect 2, Wild Deer 3. Time, 4 min. 25 2-fith sec. Galloway Stakes, 5} furlongs.-Fidelity 1, Fides 2, Sea Flirt 3. Tune, 1 min. 15 2 5th sec. High Weight Handicap, 6 furlongs. Recovery 1, Hot Shot 2, fioyal Oak 3. Time, 1 min. 17 4-5th sec.
MAY DAY IN FRANCE. LONDON, May 1. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 5 May 1906
MAY DAY IN FRANCE. LONDON, May 1. j The fears that " May Day " rioting and pillaging will occur to-day have in nosensebeeu allayed. It is estimated that 20,000 people have quitted Paris in anticipation of a snspension-of work and consequent scarcity of the necessaries of life. The citizens who have remained in the capital are stocking their homes with stores and provisions. A milch cow was observed to be led into a dwelling house in the Rne Boyale. Another family stocked living fish in a bath. Several. foreign Anarchists have been expelled from France. Later. The morning passed off quietly. Lieutenants Tisser and Lange were arrested for addressing a meeting of Socialists. They urged them to con duct themselves quietly and declared they would not allow bloodshed or order the troops to fire on the people. - One hundred and fifty people were arrested in the streets for having refused to move on. . Miss Ellen Terry, the well-known actress, last week celebrated the 50th anniversary of he...
SPORTING. NOR'-WEST JOCKEY CLUB. WEIGHTS. ROEBOURNE, May 4. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 5 May 1906
SPORTING. » NOB'-WEST JOCKEY CLUB. WEIGHTS. Eobbotjknb, May 4. lhe lollowing handicaps have bean de clared for various events to be ran at Roe bourne in connection with the Nor'-West Jockey Club's annual meeting on May 30 and 31: Trial Stakes, six furlongs. et. fit st. tb Croydon ... 9 O Reliance ... 8 1 Beadsman ... 9 0 Satirist ... 8 0 Zoua.ro 8 10 Wait-a-bit ... 7 0 Town and Country Plate, five furlongs. at. 11) at. Ib Kingbolt ... 9 5 Souter Johnny 8 5 C.B. ... ... 9 5 Banner ... 8 3 Coronation... 8 8 Croydon ... 7 7 Volcano ... 8 8 Zouave ... 7 3 Dusty ... 8 5 Flying Handicap, six furlongs. at. Hi st. lb Breakaway... 10 4 Volcano ... 8 8 Exchange ... 9 8 Dusty ... 8 2 False Alarm 9 2 Beadsman ... 7 12 Kingbolt ... 9 2 Zouave ... 7 7 Mercury ... 9 0 Reliance ... 7 0 Coronation ... 8 8 Publicans' Purse, one mile. st. & st. fli Silvermine ... 10 4 Dusty ... 7 8 Exchange ... 9 0 Zouave ... 7 6 C.R 8 10 Reliance ... 7 0 Souter Johnny 8 4 Roebourne Plate, one mile and a half....
THE WAR SCARE. LONDON, April 27. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 5 May 1906
THE WAB SCARE. LONDON, April 27. A battalion of infantry at Malta is nnder orders to proceed to Alexandra. | Another battalion is being held in i readiness for immediate transfer to Egypt. Turkish troops are concentrating south of Damascus, the celebrated city of ^Syria. Turkey is also fortifying Akaibafa, at "the head of the Gulf of Akabah (the north-eastern horn of the Bed Sea J. The Earl of Crewe (Lord President of tbe Council) speaking at a political meeting, said the political sky was not cloudless in connection with the Egyptian frontier dispute. There was* a possibility of Egyptian interests being compromised, bnt he was con fident the country wonld support the British Government in defending its interests if attacked. A semi-official communique issued from Vienna warns the Porte tbat Great Britain is in earnest and that 8he will not allow any tampering with hexposition in Egypt. ~S.M.S. Minerva, a second-class cruiser, has been placed in commission. The-Mediterranean squadro...
W.A. TURF CLUB. PERTH, May 3. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 5 May 1906
W.A. TURF CLUB. Pkrth, May 3. ] The following were tb« result* of the May meeting of the West Australian Turf Club, held yesterday : Bedcliffe Hardies, two miles. - The Shamrock 1, Neglect 2, Niebel 3. Time, 4 min, 50 3-5th sec. Rockingham Handicap, one mile. Marine 1, Hurley Barley 2, Lady Agnes 3. Time, 1 min. 43 sec. Maylands Handicap, seven farlongs. Hanraki 1, Gauze 2, Chamboroz 3. Time, 1 min. 31 4-Sth sec. May Handicap, 1} miles.-Hildebrand 1, Best Man 2, Cypher 3. Time, 2 min. 12 2-5th sec. Betting.-2 to 1 against Hildebrand, 5 to 1 Cypher, 10 to 1 Best Man. Telephone Handicap, seven farlongs. Bivalve 1, Soldene 2, Fop 3. Time, 1 min. 30 3-5th sec. Nanap Handicap, six farlongs.-Sample 1, Agnoetie 2, Floral 3. Time, 1 min. 16J sec.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 5 May 1906
Western Australian Elec toral Act. NORTH ELECTORAL PROVINCE OP THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. A1 if ELECTION will be made according - to law of ONE MEMBER for the NORTH ELECTORAL PROVINCE to BPrre in the Legislative Council. I ap point the following dates for the purposes of the said ELECTION (1) For NOMINATION. SATURDAY, the 5th day of MAY, 1906, at 12 o clock noon, at the Court-house. EOEBOTJENE. (2) For taking the POLL in the event of the ELECTION being contested, MONDAY, the 4th day of JUNE, 1906. ' ! (3) For RETURN of the WRIT, MON DAY, the 11th day of JUNE, 1906. JOHN MAUNSELL, Returning Officer for the North Electoral Province. Roebourne, April 19,1906, Western Australian Elec toral Act. NORTH ELECTORAL PROVINCE. LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL.-ELECTION OF ONE MEMBER TO SERVE IN THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. IN the event of the said Election being contested I appoint the following places in the ROEBOURNE DIVISION as POLLING PLACES at which the POLL will be taken on MONDAY, the 4th day of JUNE, 190...
The Northern Times. PASTORAL, MINING AND PEARLING NEWS. SATURDAY, MAY 6, 1906. LOCAL AND GENERAL. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 5 May 1906
The Jiffrttorn PASTORAL, MINING AND PEARLING NEWS. SATURDAY, MAY 6, 1906. LOCAL AND GENERAL. TTBT.T> OVER.-Report of the Golf Club meeting. THE HONORARY MAGISTRACY.-Mr- Henry Gillam has been appointed a justice of the peace for the Roebourne magisterial district. ROEBOURNE ROADS BOARD.-Telegraph ing yesterday, oar Roebourne correspondent stated that *Mr. H. J. Watson's was the only nomination received, though seven vacancies existed. NORTH PROVINCE ELECTION.-The at- j tention of electors is directed to the fact j that polling day for the North Province j election has been postponed until Monday»? June 4. j CRICKET.-The match played last Satur day resulted in an easy win for Carnarvon, the aboriginals' team being outclassed. The scores were:-Carnarvon: Landells 2, Loughhead 18, Baston 6, Gibbinge 5, Irvine (not out) 47, lies 13, Sheard 3,Delfs 3, Foss 0, Watbins 21, Dow 10, sundries 21; total 149. Aboriginals.-Billo 10, Crow Charlie 4, Willie 2, Duke 0, Harry 2, Jack 0, Harry 0, J...
MUNICIPAL. CARNARVON. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 5 May 1906
MUNICIPAL. &nbsp; CARNARVON. &nbsp; The fortnightly meeting- of this council was held on Tuesday last in place of the previous Tuesday, there being present: The Mayor (Mr. G. Boston), Crs. Mathe- son, Mansfield, Angelo, and Lefroy. CORRESPONDENCE. From F. Wilson (Minister for Works) with reference to his proposed visit to the North. The Mayor laid on the table tele grams which had passed between him and Mr. Wilson on this subject. Mr. Wilson stated that Mr. Bu'caer bad said, in the course of an interview with the Morning Herald, that he, Mr. Wilson, wa3 not wanted in the North.' To this telegram Mr. Baston replied stating it was the wish of the council that Mr. Wilson should visit Carnarvon. A further telegram from Mr. Wilson stated he would be unable to make the trip at present owing to Ministerial changes. From Couche, Calder & Co. stating they had shipped the two acetylene gas lamps ordered by the council. From S. M. Stansmore, enclosing bis ac count for t...
MR. WILSON'S NORTHWEST TRIP. MR. BUTCHER'S COMMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 12 May 1906
MR. WILSON'S NORTH-i WEST TRIP. j MB. BUTCHER'S COMMENTS. Mr. W. J. Butcher, M.L.A. for Gascoyne, i one of the distiii-ts which will be honoured by a visit from the Minister for Works' early next month, is a strong opponent of the proposed tour. He cannot see the necessity of it, and condemns it on the scores of expense and utility. Asked by one of our representatives yesterday whether he would elaborate the reasons J1>a-fitiDosLtion, Mr. Butcher consented to do so. . _ *c I object to the trip which the Minister for Works purposes undertaking," he be gan, .* because it wiil cost the State a con siderable sum of money, and no benefit will follow, and if it should, it certainly will not in any way be commensurate with the outlay that will be involved. What on earth can the Minister do by making a flying trip along the coast line such as be proposes, and staying for abont ten minutes, figuratively speaking, at the various places he intends to visit, and hoping to get information whi...