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LOCAL AND GENERAL. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 2 June 1906
LOOM. AND GENERAL. PUBLIC HOLIDAT.-Monday next will be a public holiday in lieu of Friday, June. 1 (State Foundation Day). . CARNARVON MUNICIPAL COUNCIL.- Nom inations for the vacancy (as councillor) on the above council must be lodged with the returning-officer (Mr. Baston) on Mondav next. * ABHBUBTON ROADS BOARD.-Mr. E. J. Hancock has been returned unopposed as the representative of the South Ward on the above board. An extraordinary e;*cfcion of one member to represent the North Ward will be held on June 22. Nomin ation must be in the hands of there turning officer (Mr. R. F. Hope) on or be fore Friday, June 15. MASONIC FUNCTION.-The installation ot Bro. F. Whitlock as Worshipful Master of the Gascoyne Lodge will be carried out at the Masonic Hall on Thurs day next, the installing' officer being Bro. E. H. Angelo. To celebrate the installation it it intended to hold a social in the evening, tor which a large number of invitations have been issued. The committee wish to intimate t...
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. ADELAIDE, May 28. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 2 June 1906
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. ADELAIDE, May 28?- *£ Ibe Adelaide Steamship Go. has given notice to chaff exporters that the freight on chaff is to be rai&ed from 10s. to 12B. 6d. per ton. Ex porters' complain of the shortness of the notice and the effect the increased rate will hare on trade owing to the heavy deliveries contracted for this and next month for New Sgrath Wales. A meeting of chafi: exporters has been convened for Friday. The Premier of New Zealand was entertained by a very large gathering of citizens at the Adelaide Town Hall to-day. May 29. The directors of the Wallaroo Mine have decided to raise the standard rate of wage for ordinary cnt work underground. The standard rate will be based on 44s. per week . instead of 42s., and the bonus payment in force will continue to be an addition governed by the price of copper. May 30. The roan mare Actress smashed her leg at Victoria Park and had to be destroyed. May 31. A serious shooting affray took place on board the ship Black ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 2 June 1906
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VICTORIA. MELBOURNE, May 28. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 2 June 1906
VICTORIA. MELBOURNE, May 28. Several betting, cases were heard at the police court to-day. Wren and ten other defendants were charged with keeping premises in Tork-street for betting purposes. The hearing of the cases was adjourned. May 29. Fred. W. Dee, manager of the Murchison branch of the Commercial Bank, has been arrested on a charge of the larceny of £150, belonging to the bank. The total deficit is said to amount to a large sum. The State Cabinet has refused a petition signed by 705 civil servants for shorter hours during the winter months. May 30. F. W. Dee, charged with the larceny of £920, £160, and £147 from the Murchison branch of the Commercial Bank, has been remanded. The estate of the late Mr. G. Lansell, the "Australian' quartz king," has been valued for probate purposes at £600,000. This excludes an estate in West Australia valuted at from £30,000 to £50,000. The Victorian Fruit Growers' Asso ciation has asked the Minister for Agriculture to prohibit the introduc ti...
STOCK AND STATION NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 2 June 1906
STOCK AND STATION NEWS. [Itams of sews intended for publication in this eolnatn will be gladly roceirad.] Wiring on Tuesday our Perth corres pondent says : " From Wanneroo comes news that Mr. ET. C. Clarkson has suffered severe loss amongst sheep. It appears that Mr. Clarkson, who had mastered the sheep on the coast, yarded them at the mana ger's quarters on the Wanneroo road, and daring part of the time the sheep were running in the house paddock. On Satur day a number were found dead, and they continued dying daring the night, and altogether about 100 valuable sheep were lost. No one can accoant for the mortality/' Our Eoebourne correspondent wiring on Thursday, May 31, states the weather is fine and cloudy, but there are strong in dications of rain. He believes some colos sal scheme is on hand for shipping stock, bat reliable information is not yet avail able. The Cleveland sire King William, im ported from Sonth Australia a fortnight ago by Messrs. J. & M. Fitzpatrick, D...
INTER-STATE NEWS. NEW SOUTH WALES. SYDNEY, May 29. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 2 June 1906
INTER-STATE NEWS. NEW SOUTH WALES. - SYDNEY, May 29. Mr. Watson has stated definitely that he has decided to contest the South Sydney seat at the next federal election. Dr. T. Dnrdekin has committed suicide at William-street, Wooloo mooloo. He left the following letter for the coroner: " I am sorry to pnt yon to thia trouble." I have lost heart. I have no'patients, and work is hard to get. I have taken cyanide of potas sium and there is no need for a post mortem. I would like my body to be given to a dissecting room." The election of three directors of the A.M. P. Society resnlted in the re election of Messrs. J. T. Walker, B. Short, and R. A. Cope, who polled 73,344, 63,004, and 54,608 votes respectively. The will of the late Mr. CharleB McPhillamy, the well-known grazier of Orton Park, near Bathnrst, has been sworn for probate at £199,268. May 30. John Jones, mill foreman, was killed at the British mine, Broken Hill, this morning. He was putting a belt on some shafting when he was...
ROEBOURNE NEWS. FAREWELL TO MR. AND MRS. BANGER. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 2 June 1906
ROEBO0RNE NEWS. FAREWELL TO M£. AND MK8. BAPf GEE. Roebourne, May 21. On Friday evening last, the llth'ioBt., a most enjoyable social and dance was tendered by the residents of Cossack to Mr. and Mrs. W.T. Banger on the occasion of bidding them farewell, they having de cided to leave Cossack, where they have resided for so many years ax host and hostess of the Weld Hotel. The attendance at this function showed what popularity they bad seenred and the estimation they were held in by all sections of the com munity. Mrs. Banger had previously been the recipient of a handsome cake basket suitably engraved, as an indication of the esteem in which ihe was held bj Iter many Friends. The Assembly TTall at Couuk was utilised as the dance room, which was tastefully decorated with flags, evergreens, and Chinese lanterns, and the court-house as a sapper room, which was also most artistically decorated, the sapper reflect ing great credit upon the ladies of Cossack, who had made all arrangements...
GENERAL NEWS. LONDON, May 26. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 2 June 1906
GENERAL NEWS. LONDON, May 26. The Oroya Black Range Gold Min ing Company, West Australia, has been registered with a capital of £200,000. Beater's correspondent at Penang, in the Straits Settlements, states that some influential Australians have formed a syndicate with a capital of £10,000 to exploit the tin deposits in the Malay Peninsula. Deep mining will be the probable outcome of the syndicate's operations. The ship Oakburn, which was re cently wrecked at Daiken Point, Cape of Good Hope, has completely broken up. Mr. Graaf, a wealthy American, whose home is in Philadelphia, was killed yesterday while motoring in the environs of Paris. Another motor car fatality is reported from New York, Mr. B. Collier Volt being killed. The car in which the deceased was ' riding was being driven at a speed of 40 miles an hour when it collided with ari express train at Westbury, Long Island, New York. The Court of Election Petitions has declared the election of Mr. G. H. ' Williamson, Conservati...
SPORTING. ROEBOURNE RACES. ROEBOURNE, May 31. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 2 June 1906
SPORTING. ROEBOURNE EACES. Roeboukne, May 31. The following are the results of the first day's racing of the Nor'-West Jockey Club's annual meeting, the racing being splendid and finishes closet Trial Stakes, six furlongs.-Reliance 1, Beadsman 2, Satirist 3. Town and Country Plate, five furlongs. Souter Johnnj 1, Volcano 2, Dusty 3. Stockman's Parse, furlongs.-Bed* fern. Flying Handicap, 6 furlongs.-Falst Alarm 1, Reliance 2, Breakaway 3. Publicans* Purse, 1 mile.-Dusty 1, Silvermine 2. Only two starters. June 1. The second day'e racing was held yester day, and splendid running was again wit nessed. The results were as follows: Breeders' Stakes, ? furlongs.-Reliaaca 1, Satirist 2. Ladies' Bracelet, 1 mils.-Dusty 1, Vol cano 2. Hurry Scurry, 7 furlongg.-Banner 1, Tommy Rot 2. Soebourne Plate, 14 miles.-Breakaway 1, False Alarm 2, Souter Johnny 3. Farewell Handicap, 5 furlongs.-Vol cano 1, Dusty 2, Banner 3.
THE WEST AUSTRALIAN DINNER. LONDON, May 30. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 2 June 1906
THE WEST AUSTRALIAN DINNER. LONDON, May 30. The annual West Australian dinner was held in London, yesterday, Mr. Walter James (Agent-General for West Australia) presiding over a representative gathering of 250 per sons. Amongst those present were Mr. Winston Churchill (Parliamentary Under-Secretary for the Colonies), Mr. W. P. Reeves (High Commissioner for New Zealand), the Agents-General for the Colonies, Sir Gerard Smith (formerly Governor of West Aus tralia), Sir John Madden (Chief Justice of Victoria), Sir Joseph Ward (P.M.G. of New Zealand), and Mr. John Hughes, M.H.R. Mr. Churchill, who was the principal speaker, pro posed the toast of " The Common wealth." He said that although every expectation regarding it had not been fulfilled, the federation of Australia ?was a great and glorious event. The present generation would reap solid advantages from it, and future genera tions would look back to it with reverence and enthnsiasm.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 2 June 1906
SHIPPING. WAN STEAMSHIP CO. LIMITED, AND WEST AUSTRALIAN STEAM NAVIGATION CO. LIMITED. QUICKEST BOTJTE TO LONDON via JAVA and. SINGAPORE. STEAMSHIPS* Sultan, MINILYA. 2063 tons. 2744 tons. CAPT. P. TOWNLET. CAPT. E. Bichabdbon PAROO. CHARON. 2665 tons. 2681 tonB. CAPT. A-. Mills. CAPT. I. Bell. Fortnightly Services. SOUTH. From Singapore. From Carnarvon about SULTAN, May 26 Jtme9 CHARON, JunelO Jane 26 .MINILYA, June 25 July 8 PABOO, July 8 July 24 istorth:. From Fremantle. Carnarvon MXNTLYA, May 30 June 2 PAEOO, June 13 Jane 16 SULTAN, June 28 June 30 CHAEONtJnly 12 . July 14 These i steamers, built especially lor the trade, are fitted with every modern appliance for the comfort of passengers. JKVA.-Large reductions made to families and parties. ^HOQN.-Through tickets issued in conjunction with the P.. 4 Oi Coy., transhipping at Singa pore. . Apply to- * , DALGETY & COY., LTD., PERTH FREMANTLE GERALDTON CARNARVON COSSACK and PORT HEDLAND. .J. CLARK & CO.. Onslow. J?...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 2 June 1906
fisctSni!b)vf-St ^ td'i t£W d'-jidv .gj-mi £ 6. d. One Tear 1 5 0 Six Months ... ... ... 0 12 6 One Quarter 0 6 6 To ADVERTISERS. TAE KOSASBBN TTHKS circulates amongst the pastoralists. miners, pearlers, and business people of the whole Jfarth, and therefore will be found a first-class medium for adver tisers. Sates for advertising on ap plication.
The Northern Times. PASTORAL, MINING AND PEARLING NEWS. SATURDAY, JUNE 2, 1906. THE SEASON IN THE NORTH. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 2 June 1906
The Jlffrtljtrrt ®ntus. PASTORAL, MINING AND PEAELLNG NEWS. SATURDAY, JUNE 2, 1906. THE SEASON IN THE NORTH. NEWS which has come to hand during the past month or two shows that the present season has so far been the dryest the North has experienced for many years. The effects of this want of rain are perhaps being more keenly felt in the vicinity of Eoebourne than elsewhere, bat the oat look will not be too bright in any of the Northern districts unless a general rain should be chronicled this month. Fortun ately for her, West Australia has not had nmch experience of droughts as known as such in the Eastern States. The only exception which most of the present generation can recall was the drought of 1891, which lasted about fifteen months, and which carried disaster with it to many of the older generation of pastoralists. Previous to and since that regrettable year there have been many dry seasons, but the naturally strong recuperative powers of the North Boon allow the leeway occas...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 2 June 1906
Gascoyne Racing Club. ANNUAL MEETING Of the above Club will be h«ld at CABNABVON on Monday & Wednesday, OCTOBER 29 and 31, 1906. PATBONS : Sir E. H. Wifctenoom, M.L.C., and B. F. Sholl, Esq., M.L.C. PRESIDENT : W. J. Batcher, Esq., M.L.A. COMMITTEE : Messrs. P. M&cnish, J. A Morrell, H. B. Geyer, W. G. lies, P Byan, D. J. Hearman, H. CampbeJi, J McCarthy, C. Fane, and J. W. Laverty. STEWARDS: Messrs. D. J. Hearman, P* Byan, J. W. Laverty, H. Campbell, J McCarthy, P. ilacnisb, and C. Fane. PBOGBAMME: FIRST DAY. L GASCOYNE PLATE, of 25 sovs., second horse to receive 5 sovs. out of the stake. Weight for age. Open only to horsei bred in the Gascoyne and Aahburton Magisterial Districts, -who have not won an advertised race of the value or £10 &lt;rr over. Entrance 25s. One mile. To 3tart at 11.30 a.in. 2 . MINILYA HANDICAP, of 30 sovs., second horse to receive 5 sovs. out of the stake. Nomination with fee of 15s. to be in tha hands of the secretary by 4 p.m. of Sa...
REVOLT AGAINST GERMAN RULE. LONDON, May 27. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 2 June 1906
REVOLT AGAINST GERMAN RULE. LONDON, May 2v. Marenga, the Hottentot rebel chief, who has given the German authorities in S'onth-West Africa much trouble, arid who was lately captured in Cape Colony, whither it ivas supposed he had fled for safety, is now interned at Capetown. On being interviewed the Hottentot warrior declared his capture was due to his conveying women and children into Cape Colony for safety. His followers were willing to surrender to Great Britain, but not to Germany. In the meantime his son Petries and other chiefs will continue the cam paign.
AN UNEXPECTED RETURN. LONDON, May 26. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 2 June 1906
AH UNEXPECTED RETURN. LONDON, May 26. M. Floridec, formerly a French j planter in the island of Martinique, | was supposed to have been killed i in the Mont Pelee disaster of 1902. His brother and sister, who reBide at Nantes, France, inherited his fortune. M. Floridel has now returned to Nantes. He declares that he went to Melbourne after the eruption which destroyed the town of St. Pierre and subsequently amassed another fortune in blockade running daring the siege of Port Arthur.
Cablegrams. THE ROYAL MARRIAGE. PRINCESS ENA IN SPAIN. LONDON, May 26. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 2 June 1906
Cablegrams. : ? THE ROYAL MARRIAGE. PRINCESS ENA IN SPAIN. Londoh, May 26. A great family banquet was held at Buckingham Palace in bononr of Princess Ena of Battenberg. The King, Queen Alexandra, the Prince _and Princess of Wales, and other royalties -were present. Princess Ena, with her .mother (Princess Henry of Battenberg) and brothers (Princes Alexander, Leopold, and Manrice of Battenberg) left Eng land on Thursday for Spain and arrived to-day at Iron, a Spanish town near the French frontier. The English Pptjjcjjss and future Queen of Spain received a great ovation. A royal salute was fired by the artillery in her honour. King Alfonso, accompanied by his fiancee, subsequently reviewed the troops. May 27. PrincesB Ena made a triumphant v entry into Madrid, the Spanish capital, where on June 1 she is to be married to King Alfonso. Her Royal High ness received a great welcome. The Prince and Princess if Wales, who will represent King Edward and Queen Alexandra at the wedding, hare ...
ENGLISH DERBY. LONDON, May 30. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 2 June 1906
ENGLISH DERBY. LONDON. May 30. The Derby was ran at Epsom this after noon, and resulted, as follows: Sir Tatton Sykes' b c Spearmint, by Carbine-Maidmint... 1 Mr. J. C. Dugal'6 ch c Picton, by Or rieto-Hecuba 2 Duke of Westminster's b c Trontbeck, by Ladas-Rigdale Mount 3 There -were 22 starter*. Spearmint won easily by a length and a half in record time, 2 mine. 36 4-5th sec., while two lengths separated the second sjid third horses. The King was among the apscta tors. His colt Nnlla Secundns tailed off in thence.
FIGHTING WITH REBEL KAFFIRS. LONDON, May 26. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 2 June 1906
FIGHTING WITH BEBEL KAFFIRS. LONDON, May 26. The rebel chief Bambaata, against -whom the Natal troops have been operating for some weeks, is going towards Swaziland at the head of an impi. The kraals of the rebel chief Mteli hjMP^een destroyed. May 28. Colonel McKenzie with 800 mounted troops and 600 native, levies, who is .jbi pursuit, of the Natal rebel chief Bambaata, went to Tillestadt's store, 25 miles* west of Nkandhala. He fonnd that Bambaata had looted the .tore a few hoars previously bat had not disturbed the local natives' kraals. The natives report that Bambaata ^ is seeking a conference with Diniznln, the paramount 2ulu chief. The Daily Telegraph states that Colonel McKenzie has asked for 2,000 more men, his intention being to organise several flying columns. May 29. The rebel chief Kikwa, Siganandi's principal indnna, and six followers surrended to Colonel McKenzie's ^ troops. Some others are preparing to surrender. Some rebels who were on a forag ing expedition outside...
RUSSIA'S TROUBLES. LONDON, May 26. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 2 June 1906
RUSSIA'S TROUBLES. LONDON, May 26. A band of anarchists yesterday attacked the Industrial Savings Bank.: at Warsaw. The cashier fired on the raiders with a revolver and they retaliated by killing two customers -and Wounding five clerks. Only one of their own number was wounded. The raiders then escaped from the building. The Russian Duma, with only seven dissentients, has carried a resolution demanding the immediate resignation of the present Ministry and its replace ment bj one enjoying the confidence of the Duma. A resolution was proposed and carried -that in consequence of the Ministerial reply to the Duma's address to the Czar, in which the Government refused to grant amnesty to political offenders, and in which, too, the Duma was cautioned not to exceed the assigned legislative in itiative, a colourless legislation pro gramme was promised. A stormy debate took place in the Chamber, and the Government's reply was declared an open defiance of the nation. Regret was expressed that...