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RETRENCHMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Herald — 4 October 1902
RETRE NCHME NT. The popular cry of the populace— and one which all State Governments are only too ready to take up-—is " retrench." That it has in its legiti mate form, all the advantages and no disadvantages, all will readily admit. Our own Government has for some time past been using the priiniu&lt; knife in very many directions, and it is because it has done so without first consulting the wisdom of such actions that we feel impelled to enter our protest on behalf of this centre. "We have had very tough fights of late, over, .several questions affecting our interests, and it seems as though the present Government will still further court disaster in a step it has taken under the guise of retrenchment. We refer now to the position of Clerk of Courts for the Katanning district. After the first of the pre -sqnt month the salary attaching' to this office—which was £175 and allow ances—will be only £95 and allow ances. Have we again to draw atten tion to the growing demands of...
Money Orders. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Herald — 4 October 1902
Voaey Order*. Xntand.—Not exceeding £5, 6d.; above £5, and not exceeding £10, 1b.; above £10, and not exceeding. £15, Is. 6d.; above £15, and not exceeding £20, 2s Interstate.—rAbove £1 and not exceeding £2, 9d.; above £2 and not exceeding £5, Is. 6d.; above £5 and dot exceeding £7, 2s. 3d.; above £7 and not exceeding £10,3s.; above £10 and not exceeding £12, 3s. 9d ; above £12 and not exceeding £15, 4s. 6d.; above £15 tuid not exceeding £17, 5s. 3d.; above £17 and not exceeding £20, 6s
Rates of Postages. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Herald — 4 October 1902
Sates of Postages. LkttkBS.—If delivered at any Post-Office for delivery within the postal delivery limit of such office, for every ioz., or fraction (up to 5Ibs, Id. Beyond such limits, for every ioz. or or fraction of iox., up to 3lbs, (dimen sions not to exceed tb'e rnaximum allowed for packets), 2d Post Cakds.—If posted at any post-office for delivery within the postal delivery of such office, id.; bevond such limits Id Packbts.—For every 2ozs or fraction or 2ozs, up to 4lbs Id NBwflPAPKBS.—Printed and posted in the Colony for delivery beyond the boundaries of the City or Town at which they may be pub lished, and posted within one week from date of publication not exceeding lOozs, free. For every additional lOozs or fraction of lOozs (each),, id. For each newspaper posted 7 days after publication, notexeeeding lOozs, Id. For every additional lOozs or fraction of lOozs, Id. Newspapers must be posted ; one hour before theclosing of the mail by which they are intended to go
POSTAL NOTICES. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Herald — 4 October 1902
POSTAL NOTICES. Following are the times at which mails are despatched from the Post-Offices men tioned :— gatftiming. Pceru (daily), Sunday excepted 12'15 p.m For Wagin, Narrogin, Cubballing, Pingelly and Beverley (noon) For Albany daily, Sunday excepted (3 p.m.), Bzown Hill. Cranbrook, Mt. Barker, 3 p.m For Marracoonda, (weekly), 1 hursday's, 7 a.m For Moojebing, (weekly), Thursday's, 7 a.m For Gidgelbarrup (weekly) Friday's, 7 a.m Kojonup (weekly, Friday's, 1"30 p.m
Wagin. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Herald — 4 October 1902
Wagin. For Arrhur River, (Wednesday's), at noon For Eastwood (Crouin's) 8 a.m. Monday's For Westward (Norin Lake), 8 a.m Thursday's For Perth, and intermediate places, Mon day's, Tuesday's, Thursday's, Friday's, Satur . day'.s, 2 p.m.; Wednesday's, 6 p.m For Albany, Katanriing,'B roome Hill, Mt Barker, Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, t'riday and Saturday's, at 1"20 p.ut.; . ue= day's, 6 p.m '
NIKOLA, THE WIZARD. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Herald — 4 October 1902
NIKOLA, THE WIZARD. It wiH dbeseeii nn - reference to our :ulve>'tisiug^6lUmns that Nikola, the Wizard, will present his unique enter tainmt}rrt-kt>:tlj^i.Ivataiiiiing Public Llail, oiii Eriday next,. October 10. Nikola is now- touring Western Aus tralia en route to Si ugai ore,-where ho is booked to opfen on November 22 next. . His entertainment is the mosfc up-to-date" and hewildenng byer sub mitted in Australia. * His* original illusion, " The Enchanter's 13ride," is now drawing eroweed houses at the Egyptian Hal!, London, and has never been previously presented outside the metropolis .All .Nikola's illusions are new .and .original, and amongst the most startling "results of modern magical art. In feats of pure sleight of-hand Nikola as recognised by the London Press to be without a rival, his palming of'such difficult, materials as eggs, ..billiard balls and watches being simply incredible, and wben . it is seen thathis-stage furniture is -of the simplest vkiud the effect ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Herald — 4 October 1902
If you want an excellent meal at moderate rates try Lebad's Coffee Palace. It has no equal in the G-reat Southern Districts. * There seems just now to be.a great deal of sickness about this district in the way of coughs and colds. All kinds of patent medicines and reme dies are to be had at Wm. J. Bogers's Central Store *
GREAT SOUTHERN P. AND A. SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Herald — 4 October 1902
GREAT SOUTHERN P. ANOA. SOCIETY. The following is a list of special prizes and donations received by the secretary of the above :— Two Bay K ursery Hon Lady Brassey C\ S Mefcenzie T. Norrish, J.P. ... Hon J. Havocs, M.L.A. A. T. Hassell, M.L.A. Union Bark. Albany handover & Co. ... Throssell. &■ Co W. A. Bank, Katanning T. McQuire T. Howe, Broome Hill J. J. Treasure, Kojonup Hon F. H. Piesse Hon C. A. Please Drew Robinson H. Wills & Co Hon W. James, Premies G R. Turner •Swan Brewery J. Brown H. K. Warhurton T and D. Fow ler Massey-Harris Connor, Doherty F. Smalpage & Co Martin & Co II. S. Danford r. Garston J. Day Total ... £51 5 6
THE CASE OF G. A. WITTON [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Herald — 4 October 1902
THE CASE OF 6. A. WITTON •■The circumstances which led up to the trial by court martial of Lieut. Gr. A. Witton, and his subsequent sentence to imprisonment for life," are no doubt fresh upon the minds of our readers. We are in receipt of a peti tion for hia-release, accompanied by a circular letter from his brother, ask ing us to obtain signatures to the same, and as it appears to us that the case has been a most complicated one from beginning to end, we readily acquiesce in his request. There can be no doubt that* there has been a " blunder" made by someone, but as the letter of the law has now been satisfied by the execution of three of his comrades, we fail to see how Witton's retention .could more amply satisfy the law's demands. The peti tion may be signed; at the Hebaxd office between the hours of 9 a.m. and 5.30 p.m. Following is a copy of the letter received Metropolitan Chambers, 216 Collins a t., Mel bourne, "Victoria. Sir,—I hare the honor to send yon the enclosed petiti...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Herald — 4 October 1902
Ws are in a position to supply yon witl^all kinds of drugs, chemicals, patent medi] perfumery, s urgicalapplianees^ sundries tographic material, nursery and sieie requisites, etc.,hfc., at the lowest possible prices, as.jwe.aip direct English, Ameriaan and Continent'buyers; in wholesale quanti ties. . All ordeppf 10s. or over seni carnage ■paid. Ganjphcy-G^hrane.and Co., chemists, Albany. * ••■'" 7" '■ A BooN^®a-hioaaEBS.—rlh you w.ish your children to,%Ava£beautifut hair and clean, wholesome, imads'^ou ^nrUBt ..UBeSarry'fi H ui> ■sery, Hair Botftkij whichcleanses the head and 2* destroys afl^iaaSLsitefe. Bottles Is 3d. Gamp bell-Coehrane;: and 'Co., chemists, Albany. Local agentSj ^G. 'A. Harris, storekeeper, Ba tanning.*7 - " -V- - - JUMPED ON ATEN-PENIfY NATL The- little daughter of Mr J. 31. Powell jumped ..on .an inverted, rake made .of ten penny nails, and thrust one nail entirely ' through her foot,: and a second one half- way through. _ Chamberlain's Pain Balm was promptl...
CORRESPONDENCE. A Rifle Club. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Herald — 4 October 1902
CORRESPONDENCE. A Bifle Club. TO THE EDITOB. STr.—I was pleased to see by your lust issue that some- one was making a stir re |he formation of a rifle club. As the matter seems to be arousing local interest, I would suggest that some prominent person call a meeting of interested persons, |and see how many members can be got to start with. Further action could then be taken, which would not be the case if it remains at newspaper correspon dence. Youre, etc., . MUSKET No. 2. Katanning, Oct. 1.
CUBALUNG NOTES. Cuballing, Oct. 1. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Herald — 4 October 1902
CUBALUNG NOTES (fbom ooe own cobkbsfondent.) Caballing, Oet. 1. A cricket matcu was piayea nere on September 24 between the Mooram bine and the CubalHnsr cricket clubs, ending in a win by 19 runs in favor; of the latter. The fielding was very •rood on both sides, and the umpiring gave every satisfaction. Upon the arrival of the members of tbe visiting team they were invited to the hotel to driuk the health of the members of the C.C.C.", which was fully apprecia ted by all. After lunch was partaken of the cricket match was started, and it ended 111 a splendid win for tbe local team, Moorambine being out three minutes before the time ofr drawing stumpB. A concert was held in the evening, and was well attended. The various numbers 011 the programme were well received, several being redemanded. The entertainment concluded with a farce entitled " Irish Justice." After the concert was over the hall was cleared for dancing. About twenty couples took part. Dancing was in dulged in till dayl...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Herald — 4 October 1902
. We are in a position to supply you with all kinds of drugs, chemicals, patent medicines, perfumery, surgical appliances, sundries, pho tographic material, nursery and sick-room. requisites, etc., etc., at the lowest possible prices, as we are direct English, Atneriaan and Continental buyers in wholesale quanti ties. All orders of 10s. or over sent carriage paid. Campbell-Cochrane and Co., chemists, Albany. * A Book to Mothers.—If you wish your children to have beautiful hair and clean, wholesome heads yon muBfc use Barry's Nur sery Hair Lotion, which cleanses the head and destroys all parasites. Bottles 1b 3d. Camp bell-Cochrane and Co., chemists, Albany. Local agents, C. A. Harris, storekeeper, Ka tanning.* JUMPED ON A TEN-PENNY NAIL. The little daughter of Mr J. N. Powell jumped on an Inverted rake made of ten penny nails, and tnrust one nail entirely through her food-, and a second one half way through. Chamberlain's Pain Balm was promptly applied and five minutes later the , p...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Herald — 11 October 1902
We are in a position to supply you vrith all kinds of drugs, chemicals, patent medicines, perfumery, surgical appliances, sundries, pho tographic material, nursery and sick-room requisites, etc., etc., at the lowest possible prices, as we are direct English, American and Continental buyers in wholesale quanti ties. All orders of 10s. or over sent carriage paid, i ampbelJ-Cochrane and Co., cliemiBts, Albany. * QTRAYED LYTO MY PADDOCK O a Cream-colored Horse, branded f E over r-i C near shoulder, and &- C off shoulder. If not claimed within time allowed by law will be sold to defray expenses. P. CUNEEN, Paping. STRAYED into my Paddock—One' Brown Gelding, branded j | on near shoul der; has two white feet and white face. If not claimed within tiine allowed by law, will be sold to defray expenses. J. TREY A SKIS, Tambellup. FOR SALE. mWO Good Heavy Draught Mares for 1 sale. ALEX M. EICOIiSON, . - - Gobiup.
BREEDING FROM YOUNG FILLIES. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Herald — 11 October 1902
BREEDING FROM Y3UNG FILLIES. With reference to the advisability or otherwise of breeding from young fillies, a well-known breeder of heavy horses writes to inform us (Ftirmer/ Gazette) that he himself has, for years, bred very successfully from „ animals of this age, and has never known any injurious results to have followed from the practice. Much depends; in Teases of this kind, upon the filly herself. If the animal be longs to a vigorous family of horses, possesses a good constitution, and has been.-well " done" in her first and Second seasons, no great harm may be caused by putting her to the stallion at the age mentioned, but, in the generality of cases we find that not only is the foal produced less robust and less vigorous in its constitution : than the produce of a fully-matured mare, bat that the development of tLe filly herself is so much arrested that she very seldom grows into as fine* a mare as another of the same age, and kept under the same conditions, but not bred fr...
THE PIKE STORY. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Herald — 11 October 1902
THE PIKE STORY. Whilst we are on the subject of j ".big catches," we may inform our ! readers that the tall pike story which j appeared under the >Suuday Survey j heading in our last issue has brought us a letter from the lady who wit nessed the acrobatic feat of that athletic fish. She writes to tell us that the account thereof which was printed in the Anglers News aud Wishers' Journal was "absolutely true iu every detail." Mrs Eade, who, by the way, is the charming wife of a well-known singer, further informs us that this erstwnile finnv denizen of Oulton Broad was "brought home in triumph" by he'rselr, her father, and her two brothers, and eventu illy "stuffed and baked for dinner. ' '* There was more than we could m in stge," Mrs Eade naively adds, and, with perfectly natural pride, con cludes, " We were the envy of many anglers who had been on the Broads for weeks, and had not caught any thing larger than a "tiddler."— Thus do certain devotees of tjbe gentle art have greatne...
WONDERS OF THE WATERS A ROPE OF EELS. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Herald — 11 October 1902
WONDERS OF THE WATERS A HOPE OP EELS. The Anglers' 2?*ws has killed the sea serpent. Here is the very latest: One Cosmos Eckensode was fishing in the Tulpehocken when a migrating band of " tandem eels" chanced to pass by. The alleged peculiarity of this variety is that when they are making for their winter or summer quarters they move like the aborigines —in single file, at a distance of ex actly six inches apart. When any eel in the procession sees that his imme diate predecessor is lengthening the Bpace, it at once darts forward, catches the other's tail in his mouth, and jerks it into his legitimate position. When migrating, these eels seldom stop to feed, but as Cosmo's bait dropped quickly in front of one of them it took it in, was hooked, and Cosmos gave his pole a jerk. The following eel, true to the "tandem" instinct, seized its tail, and was drawn rapidly away from,eel number three, which also obeyed its instinct, and so with all the others. Cosmos very soon found that he h...