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MUNICIPAL. CARNARVON. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 12 May 1906
MUNICIPAL. CARNARVON. The regular fortnightly meeting of this council was held on Tuesday, there being present:-The Mayor (Mr. G. Baston), CM. D. Matheson, E. H. Angelo, G. Atkinson, H. G. Lefroy, and H. Hearn. THE BIBBAWABRA EBSEEVE. Mr. C. R. Ewing wrote at coneiderable length with reference to the legal opinion Bought from him by the council as to the right to charge toilagc on stock passing through the Bibbawarra reserve. Mr. Ewing expressed the opinion that the council had no right under its present by laws to make such a charge.' After reading this, the Mayor said their solicitor had come to the conclusion that no charge could be levied for stock passing through tHe reserve. Or. Angelo: He says none of the by-la^^ can be enforced. Cr. Matheson: Bather roujfh on and Burt, but I hare no doubt whatever that the council was appointed a board of management for the reserve. I believe also the Miailya road has been gazetted, otherwise that road board would have been actiug illegally ...
VICTORIA. MELBOURNE, May 7. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 12 May 1906
VICTORIA. » MELBOURNE, May 7. | Adeputation representing the rabbit export indnstry waited on the Prime Minister yesterday to protest against the experiments for rabbit destruction by disease. Some excitement and a little con sternation was caused in betting circles in Bonrke-street yesterday when men who for months past had been mem bers of various city clubs appeared in the uniforms of constables and pro ceeded to serve summonses on their club mates. The first club visited ?vras City Tattersall's, where thirteen men were served with snmmonses. At the National Sporting Clnb eight summonses were served and at the Metropolitan Club ten. May 10. The court of enquiry re the Ara mae-Nantes collision found the charge of misconduct against the master of the AramaG proved. He was cen sured, but his certificate was not dealt with.
SOUTH AFRICA. FIGHTING WITH REBEL KAFFIRS. LONDON, May 5. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 12 May 1906
SOUTH AFRICA. FIGHTING WITH REBEL KAFFIRS. " LOKDON, May 5. A manifesto issued by the Inde pendent Labour Party of the House of Commons demands an inquiry into the condition of the natives in South Africa, and alleges that Natal is so inflamed that she cannot judge im partially. She is also accused of pro voking the native rebellion. . Particulars have been received of the morder of the magistrate at Mahrabitini, Zululand. The magis trate* Mr. Stainbank, was engaged in collecting the hut tax, and was accom panied by his wife and a policeman. He collected the tax without opposi tion nntil he reached the south bank of the White River, 011 the borders of Vryheid, "when a body of "natives with out warning fired oil his party. The volley wounded two of tbe party,.who then fled to Mahrabatini, ten miles distant, which they reached without furthur molestation. Mr. Stainbank on reaching the magistracy, expired. The policeman is . still alive. Mr. Stainbank s son-iu-law, the Hon. H. Winter (...
SPORTING. RACING IN SOUTH AUSTRALIA. ADELAIDE, May 7. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 12 May 1906
SPORTING. RACING IN SOUTH AUSTRALIA. Ajjklaidb, May 7. Saturday's racing resulted as follows: Maiden Plate, one utile.-Javanese 1, Nagi 2, Workmaster 3. Time, 1 min. 15 : sec. First. Hurdles, 2£ miles.-Seymour 1, Torpan 2, Actress 3. Time, 4 min. 18 2-5th sec. Goodwood Handicap, six fnrlongs.-Step j Out 1, Mozart 2, Fortune Teller 3. Time, 1 min. 14| sec. South Australian Stakes, 62ven furlongs. | -Playful 1, Crescendo 2, Wonderland 3.1 Time, 1 min. 30| sec. j St. Leger Stakes, 1| miles.-Torah 1,; Carlinga 2, Shiniose 3,. Time, 3 min. 23 2-5th sec. Elder Stakes, nine furlongs.-Phaedra 1, Fifeness 2, Bed Streak 3. Time, i min. 5S£ sec. May 10. Yesterday's races resulted aB follows : Welter Handicap, one mile.-Seafoam 1, Danny Mann 2, Rocky Glen 3. Time, 1 min. 45 2-5th sec. Second Hurdle Race, two miles.-Regret 1, Royal Park 2, Blunder 3. Time, 3 min. 25£ sec. Adelaide Cup, 1 mile 5 furlongs.-Dyna mite 1, Phaedra. 2, Memento 3. Time, 2 min. 50 sec. Steeplechase, 3 miles.-Ieis 1, Hold...
STATE POLITICS. THE NEW MINISTRY. PERTH, May 7. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 12 May 1906
STATE POLITICS. THE NEW MINISTRY. PEBTH, May 7. An announcement, was made on Saturday that Mr. N. J. Moore had consented to accept office as Premier. It is stated that Mr. Moore is certain to invite Messrs. Wilson, Gregory,.EZeenan, and Price to join the Cabinet. May 8. The new Ministry is constituted as fol lows : Premier and Minister for Lands.-rMr. E. N. Moore. Colonial Treasurer.-Mr. P. Wilson. Attorney-General.-Mr. N. Keenan. Minister for Mines and Railways.-Mr. H. Gregory. Minister for Works.-Mr. J. Price. Colonial Secretary and leader of the Legislative Council.-Mr. J. D, Connolly. Honorary Minister.-Mr. C. A. Piesse. Mr. Wilson waited on the Governor and advised him to send for Mr. Moore. The latter submitted the list of names given above, and at four o'clock the new Cabinet was sworn in. Messrs. Keenan, Price, and Connolly will have to go before their con stituents. May 1Q. The members of the ne w.Minietry took over their new duties yesterday, when a meeting of the Executiv...
THE INTER-STATE EIGHT-OARED RACE. PERTH, May 7. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 12 May 1906
THE INTER STATE EIGHT-OARED RACE. PERTH. Mav 1. Simultaneously with the report from the guu the Victorian, Tasmanian, and West Australian blades cut the water, New South Wales and South Australia being a fraction of a second later. Victoria was rowing 42 strokes to the minute, South Australia. West Australia, and New South Wales 40, and Tasuiauia 39.. Victoria gained a lead, but at the half-mile buoy Tasmania drew level with her and shortly after led Vic toria by two lengths, with the others spread out. Tasmania spurted over the last 100 yards and passed the winning post two lengths ahead of Victoria, who beat New South Wales by three lengths, West Australia being three lengths further away and South Australia last, two lengths be hind West Australia. Time, 14 min. 15 sec. The race has now been von as fol lows : Victoria 24 times, New South Wales 4, Queensland 1, Tasmania 1. The champion sculling race proved a tame affair, and resulted: P. C. Wans (Victoria) 1, W. Bobinson (Tasmania...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 12 May 1906
Alex. H. Salmond, Carnarvon. Government Authorised Surveyor. 'Engi neering Surveys. Levels taken for Water Races. Earth quantities supplied. Joining iViirMjini' Pi'njiprUfjt examinest and i'£~ I ported on. j ACETYLENE GAS THE KING OF LIGHTS. Wil E. GOSS & CO., 451 HAY STREET, PERTH, Are prepared to install this most br:lliant illuminant for any kind of lighting, inside or outside. R jferences.-J. Pincombe, hotel, Carnarvon W. E. Fenner, " .* C0ERESr0W>ENCE INVITED. Will. E. GOS§ & CO.. 451 HAT STREET, Nor'-WestJockey Club. ROEBOURNE. ANNDAL MEETING. Wednesday & Thursday, 30th and 31st MAY, 1906. OFFICIALS: Stewards:-Messrs. D. K. McRae, J. G. Meares, Thos. Porter, Jaa. Withn8ll, J. Stanley, F. Murray, J. H. Johnson, W. S. Flinders. JUDGE :-Dr. Maunsell. HANDICAPPEES :-Messrs. Wni. Byron and J. Spencer. STABTEB Mr. R. L. Maetay. PROGRAMMES. FIEST DAY. : Tbiajd STAKES. A Handicap of 12 SOTS. ; second horse 2 sovs. out of the stakes. Open to all horses that h...
LOCAL AND GENERAL. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 12 May 1906
LOCAL AND GENERAL. BAIN.-Light rain fell in town on Wed nesday, 4 points beeng registered at the post office. MRS. MASSINGHAM'S FUNERAL. - We have been asked to state that in addition to those mentioned in our last issue Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Inkpen and Mr. and Mrs Pear son also forwarded wreaths. BOEBOUBNE ROADS BOAKD.-The reason for the receipt of only one nomination for the above board was. we have been in formed, owing to nearly all the old members being out of the district on holiday trips. An advertisement in this issue notifies that Dominations for six members of the board will be received by the returning offieer (Dr. Maunsell) up to Saturday, June 30. AN ASSAULT CASE.-At the police court on Thursday, before-Messrs. Foss, R.M., and Mansfield, J.P., Ah Wong, cook at the Carnarvon Hotel, proceeded against John Chittee for assault. After hearing lengthy evidence Abe Bench dismissed the charge. Sergeant Smyth prosecuted, and Mr. C. R. Ewing appeared for the defendant Chittee. Mr. E...
MINISTERIAL ELECTIONS. PERTH, May 17. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 19 May 1906
MINISTERIAL ELECTIONS. PEBTH, May 17. The following nominations -were lodged yesterday in connection with the elections necessary by the appoint ment of new Ministers: Fremantle.-Edward Needham, R. 3. Price (Minister for Works). Kalgoorlie.-N. Keenan (Attorney General), unopposed. Nortb-Eaet Province.-J. D. Con nolly (Colonial Secretary), unopposed.
LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL ELECTIONS. PERTH, May 15. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 19 May 1906
LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL ELECTIONS. PERTH, May 15. | The following are the results of the Legislative Council elections: Metropolitan District. C. Sommers... * ... 2444 T. Molloy ... ... 1811 Majority for Sommers, 633. Metropolitan-Suburban. J. W. Langsford ... 1401 H. Williams... ... 1040 H. B. Lefroy ... 993 Majority for Langsford, 361. West Province. B. Laurie 1869 J. B. Ives ... ... 828 Informal 29; majority 1041. Southern Province. J. T. Glowery ... 1490 W. D. Johnson ... 1017 Majority 473. The incomplete returns -are as fol lows : Central Province. J.M.Drew ... ... 701 H. Hamersley ... 295 North-East Province. T. F. Brimage ... 1179 J.Davis ... ... 589 Dr. Hackett was returned unop posed for the Sonth-West Province, Wesley Maley for the Sontli-East Province, aud C. E. Dempster for the East Province. May 17. The following is the complete re turn for the Central Province election : Drew ... ... ... 818 Hamersley ... ... 348
STATE POLITICS. PERTH, May 16. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 19 May 1906
STATE POLITICS. PERTH, May 16. The Attorney-General, Mr. N. Keenau, addressed a public meeting at Kalgoorlie, in the Hibernian Hall, last night. He said, among other things, it was the duty of the Premier to make the policy speech, so he wonld not say anything, bnt wonld point ont special reasons for the in clusion of particular planks, in ad vancing which he had been identified. A tax on unimproved land values, and the only exemption to be the settler who for the first time was opening up virgin soil. The three objects in the Bill were: (1) To give them efficient and potent weapons with which to compel the people who possessed lands to turn them to effectual account; (2) to make some attempt to re-adjust and balance the benefits enjoyed in the towns and country; (3) to give the Government the amount of revenue when the present revt>uue was not sufficient to meet the demands. It was the inten tion of the Premier to bring in an amendment of the Constitution, so as to reduce every ...
BUBONIC PLAGUE. PERTH, May 16. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 19 May 1906
BUBONIC PLAGUE. PEBTH, May 16. The period of immunity from bu bonic plague which the State has en- - joyed since March 27 was broken into yesterday morning, when it was defin itely announced by Dr. Black, presi dent of the Board of Health, that a yonng man named Arthur Oliver Tyndall, 24 years of age, was suffer ing from the disease. The victim was employed in a painting establish ment on the south side of the central block, Hay-street, in close proximity to the premises on which a large number of plague infested rate were obtained during February, and he re sided at Denis-street, Subiaco. Tyn dall, who became unwell on Sunday, was removed to Woodman's Point, and died last night. This makes a total of 29 cases this summer and 13 deaths. May 17. Yesterday a post mortem examina tion was held on Tyndall, who suc cumbed to plague. It was found that the form of plague he Buffered from was septicemic and hemorrhagic-the first case of this type which has occurred in West Australia. Dr.' Bl...
MUNICIPAL OFFICIALS IN TROUBLE. PERTH, May 14. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 19 May 1906
MUNICIPAL OFFICIALS IN TROUBLE. PERTH, May 14. | As the outcome of the discovery of irregularities in connection with their work, two employees in the treasury branch of the Perth City Council were dismissed. A further investiga tion resulted in the discharge of a third employee. Matters were advanced another stage on Saturday, when Frank A. Kenworthy and W. N. J. McNamara were arrested. The former was charged with having on January 19 stolen £10 2s. 10d., the property of the council. McNamara was charged with having on March 26 stolen £24 15s. 10d., and on March 22 stolen £38, the property of the council. At pre sent it is thonght the deficiencies will amount to £250 or £300, but the exact sum cannot be ascei'tained until all the ratepayers shown by the books to be indebted to the council can be communicated with.
LOCAL AND GENERAL. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 19 May 1906
LOCAL AND GENERAL. THE ANGLICAN CHURCH.-The plans for the Anglican Church are expected to be available to-day on distribution of the mail from South. Immediately after their approval by the building committee, tenders trill be called for the erection of the church. DEATH AT THE HOSPITAL.-An old man named Donald Campbell, aged 66 years, died in tho local hospital yesterday. He had been ailing for a long time. We understand that he was one of the earl iest prospectors in the North, and that he was a relation of Mr. D. Chipper, of Perth. THE WATER SEBVICE.-Mr. W. Ix. Arm itage, an engineer of the Public Works Department, is at present engaged tak ing preliminary levels with reference to the contemplated improvements to the Carnarvon water supply service and its extension to the jetty. AN ACCIDENT.-On Thursday Mrs. Delfe, wife of W.p.c Delfs, bad a narrow escape from a serious accident. She was getting into a sulky when the horse moved on and she was struck in the chest, sustaining a na...
THE MISSING WESLEYAN MINISTER. PERTH, May 14. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 19 May 1906
THE MISSING WESLEYAN MINISTER. PERTH, May 14. j Nothing further has trauspired in explanation of the disappearance of the Bev. T. A. James from Albany. An investigation into the missing man's affairs failed to show that monetary matters had played any part in the mystery. May 15. The mystery surrounding the dis appearance of the Rev. T. A. James has been cleared up. The Sydney police have proved beyond all doubt with the aid of a photo that James left Sydney in the steamer Maheno for Vancouver on his way to Winni peg, on April 16. 'the detectives were certain that this was the case before the photo arrived: Mrs. Leg get, of Carrington-street, Sydney, at whose boarding house James stayed with a lady, states they booked as Mr. and Mrs. Lee. The passenger clerks of the shipping company state that Lee, who booked to Winnipeg* was James. The last piece of evidence was given by the porter who pat Lee's luggage aboard. He also recog nised Lee as James. The president of the Methodist Confer...
ROEBOURNE NEWS. ROEBOURNE, May 8. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 19 May 1906
R0EB0I7RNE NEWS. I Roeboornb, May 8. The entries for par May meeting are re markably good, including- such celebrites as Exchange, Breakaway, Reliance, and Coronation. Breakaway arrives by the s.6. Saltan to day, and a good meeting is confidently looked for. Mr. John Coneidine has been appointed State schoolmaster for Roebourne, and having entered upon his duties has relieved the Bev. F. Davis, to whom the thanks of the whole community are due for his un tiring efforts in assisting to procure a suit able man for the position, as well as for stepping into the breach -and keeping the school going pending an appointment. Mr. Davis undertook this work at great personal inconvenience, mid I was very glad to see that our Progress League took the matter up at the Cossack meeting and recorded him a hearty vote of thanks., Mr. Dnfly is about to start overland for Nannine with 300 bead of cattle from] the Pyramid station.
SOUTHERN NEWS. PERTH, May 16. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 19 May 1906
SOUTHERN NEWS PERTH, May 16. Sir JoLm and Lady Forrest arrived from London by the R.M.S. Moldavia yesterday. Sir John went on to the East, and Lady Forrest remained in Perth. Sir George Shenton left Fre mantle for Sydney by the same boat. May 1H. The egg laying competition is pro ceeding satisfactorily at Narrogin. The resalts so far are : Butter worth's silver wyandottes 55 eggs, Bristoxv's white leghorns 42, Hilton's bnfE orpingtons 37.
STOCK AND STATION NEWS. [Items of news intended for publication in this column will be gladly received.] [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 19 May 1906
STOCK AND STATION NEWS; [Iteas'of unrs intended for poblieatio* in tbie colctnB will ba g}*.dly r«c«ired.] Messrs. Murray Bros, notify tbat shear ing will start on their Mallina station (in the Eoebourne district) on Jons 19. What may be called record travelling was done by the mob of 2,500 sheep from Jimba Jimba station shipped by the s.s. Minilya last Saturday. Owing to the shippers being under a misapprehension as to the steamer's sailing date, they had to | travel the sheep to the port at a rate far beyond that which is usually adopted. The last 95 miles of the journey was covered in five and a half days. Despite this, the sheep did not appear to have 6offered, and the work of running them aboard the vessel was carried out moBt ex peditiously. It was just sundown when the mob reached the jetty, and they were all on board at 8.30 the same evening. Mr. D. M&theson invites tenders for the supply of 500 gydgea rails on the road be tween Ellavalla and Callagiddi stations. We ...
QUEENSLAND. BRISBANE, May 15. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 19 May 1906
QUEENSLAND. BRISBANE, May 15. I A double execution took place in the gaol yesterday morning, when a Cingalese and a Sonth Sea Islander were hanged. May 16. The s.s. Airlie arrived from Singa pore to-day. After leaving that port she sighted one of the Houlder line of steamers, which had come into col lision with the steamer Batang m the Malacca Straits. The latter steamer sank in abont eight minates. Itconld not be ascertained if any lives were lost.