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NEW SOUTH WALES. MANSLAUGHTER. Sydney, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 3 June 1897
NEW SOUTH WALES. MANSLAUGHTER. Sydney, Wednesday. Alexander Johnson, who in April last cot j the throat of his shipmate, John Horson, on i board the Westgate, was tried for morder yesterday, and the jury brought in a verdict of manslaughter. Johnson was drunk at the time, and Horson had kicked him when the former seized a razor. FROZEN HARES. The Agricultural Department are sending home in the Orient five tons of hares. They can be landed in London at 6d each. I -
SOUTH AFRICA. London, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 3 June 1897
SOUTH AFRICA. London, Monday. The Baad of the Transvaal is protest ing against the waste of money upon the erection of great pnblic buildings at Pre toria while the rest of the country is neglected. Sir Gordon Sprigg (Premier of the Gape) states that President Kroger has ignored the enquiry made by the High Commissioner (Sir Alfred Milner) as to a Transvaal official supplying the rebels in Bechuanaland with ammunition. The Orange Free State has with drawn the Alien Immigrants Bill.
INTERCOLONIAL. VICTORIA. THE POLICE. Melbourne, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 3 June 1897
INTERCOLONIAL. VICTORIA. THE POLICE. Melbourne, Wednesday. The Commissioner of Police has received 1,000 applications for the 20 vacancies in the force. SMUGGLING. Several packages of dregs consigned to Chinese importers have been found to con tain tobacco, tea,. and silk. The Customs authorities have imposed a fine of thrice the amount of duty. A WOUNDED MINES. DEVOTED MATES. A party of miners at Orbost carried a wounded comrade over 38 miles of terribly rough country so that his broken leg might be set.
FOUNDATION DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 3 June 1897
FOUNDATION DAY. Tuesday was observed as a public holiday throughout the colony, being the anniversary of the founding of the colony. All the local offices and places were closed. Fishing parties spent the day enjoyably at Brno Point and other fishing localities. The bicycle club also had a run to Emu Point. Perth, Wednesday. The holiday st Perth passed off well yes terday. The weather WAS squally in the morning but was fine during the afternoon. There was a good attendance at Canning Park races. Detractor won the Hurdles beating Benicia Boy and Mando. The Anni versary Handicap was won by Naomi, Moon light being second and Bain Marie third. The Maddington Stakes res al ted as follows : Try Again 1 ; Florence 2 ; Irene 3. There was a crowded attendance at the Druids Cycling Sports. Blotter won the one mile scratch race, and also the Karrakatta Handicap. Porta won the Hawthorn Handi cap. Harry Reynolds, the Irish champion lowered the one mile record for Western Aus tralia. He was paced...
NEXT SATURDAY'S MATCH. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 3 June 1897
NEXT SATURDAY'S MATCH. The following have been chosen to repre sent the West Ward in the match against the Bast Ward, to take place on the Recreation Ground on Saturday, commencing at 3 p.m. sharp :-" Jackson " (captain), Greenwood, E. Marchant, McCallum, Chester, Borham, Webb (2), Milne (2), Tideswell, West, J. Broadfoot, Hogg, Baldock ; emergencies, Nolan and Jacka. All those who cannot attend are requested to send in their names to the secretary. The following players will represent the East Ward :-Messrs. Â. Bcllinson (capt.), Sbaw, Gray, Wannan, Goulett, McNeil (2), Breen, Patterson, Scott, Smithies, Cnddihy, Mazzini, Gratz, and Morrish ; emergencies. Mitchell, Gorman, and Webster.
MINING NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 3 June 1897
MINING NOTES. Lindsay's crushing gave 86oz. for 164 tons. The gold escort has brought down from the Murchison goldfield 7,000oz. The Lady Bountiful's fortnights crashing yielded 170oz. smelted gold from 165 tons. The strike at the Lady Loch and Forrest King mines continues. No word has been received from London as to the payment of the wages overdue.
ROADS BOARD. ALBANY. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 3 June 1897
ROADS BOARD. ALBANY. Â meeting of the Albany Hoads Board waa held on May 29 Present-Messrs. Hassell (chairman), Mews, Moir, McKaiL. Mowforth, Greenwood, Newmann, and the secretary. [ The following accounts were passed for payment :-Hnpfeldt and Anderson, £50 ; H Bailey. £1 5s.; J. F. Knight, £1 S«4 Froebe & Go., £45 ; Mrs. Donohue, 10s.; W. H. Davies, £1 Ss. 6d.; F. Bird, £2 ; W. F. Forster & Co., £1 ls.; Thos. Skinner, 5s.; Joe Foot, 5s ; S. Giilard, £2 ; Tunney, £48 15s; and £56 ls. 3d.; Ah Kim, £1 10s.; and CL M. Playne, £3 2s. 4d. Mr. Muir enquired about the transfer of a Government grant front the Marbellup to Grassmere-road. Mr. Mowforth said the board should insist on an extra grant for Grassmere, ss the land in that direction was bei nt? taken up by settlers, and the road was very bad in winter, and that the board should make another effort to obtain this grant from the Govern ment. Mr, Hassell advised tbe board to wait till the next financial year. After con...
The Raid Inquiry. London, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 3 June 1897
The Said Inquiry. .London, Monday. Mr. Harris, m a letter to the com* mifctee, asks them to enqire into Mr. Laboncbere's fresh allegation. The Standard says that a section of the committee prefer to allow the refusal of Mr. Hawkesley to produce telegrams to pass without reporting the matter to the House of Commons. London, Tuesday. The committee have refused the re quest of Mr.. Harris that they should enquire into the charges made by Mr. Labouchere. Mr. Chamberlain stated that in May, 1896, Mr. Hawkesley, in confidence, showed him the telegrams that, he re fused to produce, and that they con tained nothing of the slightest import ance. He had, be said, no personal objection to their production. Mr. Beit has asked the chairman to appeal to Mr. Labouchere's sense of justice and honour to establish the truth of hts 'charges or withdraw them, or be silent. -;
The Islington Tournament. London, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 3 June 1897
The Islington Tournament. London, Inesday. The Irish Lancers have beaten the Keir Sooth Wales Mounted Rifles at ! wrestling on horseback. The Times says j that the New Sooth Wales men wontd have had a better chance if they had understood the rales.. The New South Wales Rifles gave an exhibition of rongb riding at the tournament in the presence of the Duke of Connaught, who congratulated the Sergeant-Major on his smart leadership, and upon the display.
BROOMEHILL. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 3 June 1897
BROOMEHILL. A meeting at which the bead of almost every family in the district was present was held here on Hay 29, for the purpose of ar ranging for the celebration of Her Majesty's Record Begin. The Chairman (Mr. T. Norrish) explained the object of the meeting, and asked those present for suggestions as to the most desir able way of spending the £25 granted by the Government. Personally he would like to see something lasting erected, not necessarily incurring much expense, but merely that the event should be kept before the minde of the yoong. For instance, some trees might be planted by the school children who had the greatest number of good marks to their names since the beginning of-the year, and he had no doubt the Forest Department ii asked would supply a suitable' sort. After a variety of opinions had been given and discussed, the following programme was decided upon: - Picnic, £15; children's sports, £6 ; tree guard, £1 ; and fireworks, £3, These amounts to be supplemented ...
LATEST CABLES. 100,000 People starving in Thessaly. London, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 3 June 1897
LATEST CABLES. 100,000 People starving -in JLhessaly. London, Monday. Admiral Harris reports that the lies spread by Greek emissaries form the chief obstacle to the establishment of peace and good government in Grete. One hundred thousand Christian re fugees in Thessaly are without bread. The Powers have asked the Turkish Government to instruct Edhem Pasha to accept a purely military armistice of unlimited duration to enable the peace parleying to proceed. - The Moslems have seized Kali via near Heraklion in Grete killing fourteen of the garrison. There is great unrest in the island and reprisals are feared. London, Tuesday, The Government of Greece have ex pressed the hope that the Powers will guarantee a lean for the immediate pay ment of the war indemnity. The Times Athens correspondent says the majority of the Cretan leaders are inclined to accept the constitution and that if the Powers act promptly and firmly a solution of the question will prove more easy than was at one time ...