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WHY NOT LIVE A CENTURY? [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 2 March 1897
* WHY NOT LIVE A CENTURY ? "In the coming .tgnft,.'!,, said, a.. famous English Poet," " », man or woman eighty pr one handlea-yean old? wíH be more' beautiful than tb*j9Bth.4X matten of twenty, as the lope frmt ia more beautiful and fragrant than tue greem These, ripe, men and women' will hare no wrinkles on the brow, no grey nair, no bent ana feeble bodies. On'the contrary tiley will hare perfeot hearing, clear eyesight, sound teeth, elastic «tép^ and mental vigour." Does thia sound absurd and impossible? Why should it? People over one hundred] years old «re frequently met with in these days, as they have been ms far aa human re cords go back,. Aman is.of no real value nntQ he is.past fifty juid gained control of h;8 passions aaa .©quired 'some' practical wisdom, j After that rbe onjrbi'to. hive from fifty to seventy-five ^vorkmg years before him. Whoso j dies snort of one hundred (bar violence) dies of his own folly or that of bis arcestora. One chief thing, however, we must lear...
V.R.C. MEETING. Melbourne, Sunday. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 2 March 1897
V.B.C. MEETING. Melbourne, Sunday. This meeting took place on Saturday. Besaite : ST. LEGKB-If miles. The Officer . ... I Newhaven ... ... 2 Besolate.3 Time, 3min. 6£sec. Betting: 9 to 4 on Newhaven, 6 to 1 against The Officer. NEWMABKET HANDICAP-Six furlongs. Carlton . . 1 Wait a Bit .2 Coil . ... ..; 3 Time, lmin. Hf sec. - At the distance Carl ton came out with a strong lead from Wait s Bit, Dora and Miss Gladstone being next. From this ont Carlton bad it all to himself with a lead of BÍX lengths, all the others whipping hard, fie won without an effort f by two lengths.
THE FEDERAL CONVENTION. Perth, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 2 March 1897
THE FEDERAL CONVENTION. Perth, Monday. The Premier has been duly nominated for the Convention. His was the first nomination banded in to tbe returning-of&cer. Members nave been notified to attend Parliament on March ll at 3 p.m. MR. G. LEAKE'S CANDIDATURE, The nomination paper of Mr. G. Leake for the Federal convention has been signed in Albany. Thc signatures were :-John Moir, A. Henningway, Chas. Buggins. 1 bomas Omond, W. H. Graham, A. Y. Hassell, -Ino. F. T. Hassell, H. Teasdale Smith, Boot. P. Greenshields, W. F. Forster, Edward Potts, J. W. Muir, Bobert Muir, G. Heinzmann, B. T. Muir, P. H. Nicolson, P. Monaghan, Jno. C. Mews, B. T. Robinson, and S. J. Haynes. THE passengers of the Bulimba, number-, ing 430, were released from quarantine on Sunday. REVENUE BETURNS.-The revenue re turns for February are the record. Up to the 26th of that month, they totalled the*sum of £307,000. ADDITIONS TO THE POLICE FOBCE - About 30 additions are to be made to the police force, and a...
SPORTING NEWS. COOLGARDIE SUMMER MEETING. Coolgardie, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 2 March 1897
SPOßTIM NEWS. -? COOLGARDIE SÜMMEB MEETING. Coolgardie, Saturday. The attendance on the second day waa - larger than that of Thursday, and the meet ing should prove financially successful. Results : SECOND HUBDLES. Rainbow.1 Granite ... ..2 Emu .3 DISPOSAI. STAKES. Tom .I Actor . ... 2 Die..3 SUMMEE COP, of 200 sovs.-li mile. Paul Pry.1 Wellshot.2 Yale Lock.. ... ... 3 There were six other starters. Common went to the front at the start, and main tained the lead at the back of the course, with Paul Pry in close attendance. Stiletto - and Benecia Boy were never dangerous. Moore let Paul Pry out at thc straight, and be won easily by three lengths, with two lengths between Wellshot and Yale Lock. Time, 2min. L0£sec. Dividend, £2 5s. The Galloway Bace was won by Frailty, i and the District Handicap by Tom.
NEW SOUTH WALES. BISHOP SMITH. Sydney, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 2 March 1897
NEW SOUTH WALES. BISHOP SMITH. Sydney, Monday. Bishop Smith, Anglican Primate, leaves for the Lambeth Conference on March 15. COBPSK FOUND IN A MINE. A horrible discovery was made at the Old Junction South mine at Broken Hill on Saturday. There was a fearful stench arising from the shaft, and eventually the body of a man, aged about 30, was discovered much decomposed. Death had resulted about four weeks ago. The neck was broken, and there was a wound on the side.
DEPARTURES. FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 26. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 2 March 1897
DEPARTURES. FEIDAY, FEBBUABY 26. AT/STBAII, B.M.Ö., for Eastern Colonies Passengers from here :-Mesdames Dwyer, Chambers, Ciacknell, Harwood, Black and child. Jacobson and two children, Trude, Gordon, Wilkie, Fnhan, Anderson ; Misses Stewart and McGrane; Messrs Ulph, Williams, Hocking, Stewart, Rafferty, Ful lerton Beeves, Orchard, Clark, Kierath, McLeod, Calanchini, Cracknell, Eviston, Gilbert, Harwood, Darby, Henderson, Huison. Schultz, Bussell,Gordon, Todman, Gellatly, Clausen, Opie, Gutteridge, Rigby, Wilkie, McLeary, -Flegeltaub, Whynn, McGregor, Bennett, Harris, Bailey, Proud, Arkley, Thomas, Woods, Hillier, Morrison, Moss and Owen. SATURDAY, FFBBUABY 27. CHINA, B.M.S., for London. Passengers from here : Sir George and Lady Shenton and four daughters, and the Misses Shenton (2) ; Messrs Geere, Hick, Krohn, Milne, Whittington and one Hindoo. BARCOO, s.s. for Fremantle. Passengers from here : Messrs Elston, Stawlad and Bev. Palmer. MONDAY, MARCH l* MACGBBGOB, S.S., for Esperance...
REPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 2 March 1897
BE POETS. Commander Â. Vimont reports that the M.M.S. Australien left Marseilles on January 31, Port Said February 5, Colombo February 16 and arrived at Albany on Friday, February 26. Fine weather was met with throughout the Mediterranean and Bed Seas from Marseilles to Colombo. A musical evening party followed by a ball was given on board for tbe benefit of the " Sailor's Widows and Orphan's Society" and proved a very great success. The amonnt collected was over £60. After a transhipment on the M.M.S. Ernest Simons of the Chinese and Japan going passengers, Colombo was left on the 16th February and King George's j Sound entered last Friday after a very good \ voyage. _
INTERCOLONIAL. VICTORIA. THE CONFERENCE OF POSTMASTERS Melbourne, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 2 March 1897
INTERCOLONIAL. VICTORIA. THE CONFERENCE OF POSTMASTERS I Mel bourne, Monday. The Postmasters of Queensland, New South Walesand New Zealand met on Saturday and lunched with Mr. Duffy, the Victorian Postmaster-General. The; went to the races and dined at Government House. They meet for business to-day. GAMING IN PUBLIC HOUSES. The police raided the Champion Botel, Fitzroy on Saturday and arrested £o!acd, son of the proprietor, and charged him with keeping a common gaming house. They seized 10,000 marbles which were used for sweep purposes. CLOSING A RAILWAY. The Government intend to close the Lancefield to Kilmore branch railway. It is 18 miles in length. Ihe upkeep costs £1000 a year and the earnings are £150. This makes the fourth branch line closed since Mr, Matheson took office as &lt; ommissioner. A TERRIBLE DEATH. A man named Geehan, residing' near Stawell, bas met with a fearful death. He was out hunting and climbed a tree to cut a limb containing honey. The limb pinned...
The Advertiser. TUESDAY, MARCH 2, 1897. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 2 March 1897
TUESDAY, MARCH 2, 1897. WHENEVER there is aa outbreak of infectious disease within a distance of tçn thousand miles cf our shores Dr. Panic takes charge of the Central Health Board and be is never satisfied until he has caused the loss of thousands of pounds and inconvenienced hundreds of people. How often have we not seen him at work ? Hardly a year goes by that be bas not issuedbis tyrannical orders that are based neither on common sense nor on ordinary courage. More or less Dr. Panic rules in ali the colonies but be is given the freest scope in Western Australia. The orders as to quarantine that are issued in this colouj are per haps prompted by a lively sense of the awful sanitary condition of Perth. Typhoid fever and diphtheria are raging in the capital audit may be felt that if any other disease came in and took possess ion, the doom of the city would be sealed. The British Medical Journal of January 30 puts tlie position of this colony in the most scathing language, though th...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 2 March 1897
ß Business ON MARCHE, LIMITED G A B G E E G, . HIM ANT & CO. Thank their numerous Customers in ALBANY and SURROUNDING DISTRICTS for their past magnificent Support, and beg to announce that they have privately FLOATED THEIR POPULAR STORES INTO A LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY, the late MANAGING PARTNERS retaining a large Interest in the NEW CONCERN. ALL ORDERB FROM ALBANY «ill have Special Attention and Prices charged and Quality given will be ia keeping with THE BON MARCHE'S PAST BRILLIANT RECORD. BON MARCHE LIMITED. 165m £ Y. HASSELL, & C OY. AUCTIONEERS, LAND; STOCK, STATION, SHIPPING, COMMISSION AND GENERAL AGENTS Agenta-Phoenix Fire Office and National Mutual Life Association of Australia. Y O R K STREET, ALBANY. 155f J O fl N M O I B & COY., ' MERCHANTS, SHIPPING, COMMISSION, INSURANCE ABD GENERAL AGENTS. --:o: IMPORTERS OF WINES, SPIRITS, & BEERS. GROCERIES ic OILMEN'S STORES. CONSIGNMENTS "RECEIVED AND DEALT WITH. GOODS RECEIVED AND STOKED. A U C T ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 2 March 1897
001TTAI19B NO ALUM ?VD 18] A WELL-KNOWN Pews EBGLISH MAKTJFATÙBE pr WOfcLD-WIDE BEPUTATION. A FEW BECEIPE8 FOB HOUSE HOLD USE. Av EXCELLANT SEED CAKB.~Take J-lb. batter and |4b. white sifted sogar, mat with the bind well together to a cream, add 3 eggs one at a time and well teat each one with the batter and sogar, dredge in £4b. floor previously mixed with one. foll teaspoonful BORWICK'S GOLD MEDAL BAKING POWDER ; add §-oz. canaway seeds and beat again for ten ruinates, bake at once in a qoick oren abpnt one hour. This cake would be eqnfQy nice made with ¿-lb. cnrnnts instead of carraway seeds. To MASS A GOOD PLAIN CAKE.-Mix well together one poond of flour, two foll teaspoonfuls of BORWICK'S GOLD MEDAL BAKING POWDER, a little salt and spiee, anda ¿4b. sugar ; rob in a ¿-lb. of butter, add six ounces of sultanas two oonoo? of carrants, and one ounce of candied peel ; moisten the whole with two eggs, and half-a- teaspoonful of milk previously beaten together ; bake in a quick pren t...
OUR MELBOURNE LETTER. [FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.] [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 2 March 1897
OUR MELBOURNE LíTTfflp -:- .- J ^j' \j * J I FBON OTJB OWN COBBESPONFJEOT.] ^ Federation is now the all-important subject of the day. " Thirty ; candidates have been nominated, including the Speaker of the Legislative Assembly, the President of the Legislative Council, the' Premier, and the Attorney-General, and Chief Secretary, the Leader of the Opposition, and nearly .20 members of Parliament, so that 'there is a^ large field to chose the required 10 members from, -lt is believed tba« before the 23rd instant there will be a number of with drawals from the list of candidates. The election "takes place on,tfae4th of March, and the result will be known about" three (lays after, as it will take about three days for the different' returning officers1 returns to be completed by the chief retarning-officer. -. * ? The Colonial-Secretary, Mr. Chamberlain/ ~ ' having invited the Premiers of the different colonies to visit England tn celebrate the 60th year of the Queen's reign, it is proba...