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LOCAL GENERAL COMMITTEE MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 10 June 1897
LOCAL GENERAL COMMITTEE MEETING. A meeting of the Jubilee Celebrations General Committee was held on Monday evening in the lower Town Hall. Present. The Mayor (Mr. J. Moir) in the chair, Hon. 8. J. Haynes, Crs. Mews, Knight, and C. McKenzie, Captain Curme, Messrs. E. T. Robinson, T. Barnett, E. Troode, T. Brown, P. Doyle, Wheeldon, G. Fruin, B. Green shields, F. Baxter, and W. F. Forster. The Hon. S. J. Haynes reported that the Pavilion Committee had held a meeting and obtained an^estimateof the cost of erecting a bandstand, which would be £250. In a few days the full plans of the pavilion would be available. They had waited on the Council and received a grant of £50 and the extra £50 they would obtain by public subscrip tion. Mr. Frniu proposed that the General Com mittee express their approval of the action of the Pavilion Committee. Seconded by Cr. Knight and carried. Mr. Fruin, secretary of the Festivities Committee said that bis committee decided to devote the full amount to sp...
FOOTBALL. NORTH v. EAST. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 10 June 1897
FOOTBALL. NORTH v. EAST. In the match next Saturday betweeen North and East Albany, the team to repre- sent the former club will be chosen from the following players :-Buggins (capt), Nunan, Hurley, Moffatt, Edwards (2), Monaghan, Keyser, Dalmont, Bilston, O'Booke, Gilbert, Mead, Mellish, Hansom, Dudley, Mayes, Dodge and Green. The following team will represent the East in the above match:-Rollinson (capt.), Doherty, Patterson, Gray, Shaw, Scott, McNeill (2), Mazzini, Smithies, O'HaIloran, Mitchell, Gratz, Needham and Wannan ; &nbsp; &nbsp; emergencies, Gorman, Breene and Webster. Mr. J. E. Angove will umpire the match. A meeting of the East Ward F.C. was held at the training shed on Tuesday evening. Mr. Carroll occupied the chair. Mr. H. Rollinson was elected captain of the club for the season and Mr. P. Patterson vice-captain. Mr. J. Doherty was elected to the general committee in Mr. H. Hosie's place. Messrs Shaw and Carroll were added to the match committee. Mr. ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 10 June 1897
Business B O N M A R C H E L I M I T E D. C A B G E E G D I M A N T & CO. Thank their numerous Customers in ALBANY and SURROUNDING DISTRICTS for their past magnificent Support, and beg to announce that they hare privately FLOATED THEIR POPULAR STORES INTO A LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY, the late MANAGING PARTNERS retaining a large Interest in the NEW CONCERN. ALL ORDERS FROM ALBANY will have Special Attention and Prices charged and Quality given will be in keeping with THE BON MABCHE'S PAST BRILLIANT RECORD. BON MARCHE LIMITED 165m Y. HASSELL, & COY. &nbsp; AUCTIONEERS, LAND, STOCK, STATION, SHIPPING, COMMISSION AND GENERAL AGENTS Agents—Phoenix Fire Office and National Mutual Life Association of Australia. YORK STREET, ALBAN Y. 155f JOHN MOIR & COY., &nbsp; &nbsp; MERCHANTS, SHIPPING, COMMISSION, INSURANCE AND GENERAL AGENTS. IMPORTEBS OF WINES, SPIRITS, & BEEBS. GROCERIES & OILMEN'S STOBES. CONSIGNMENTS RECEIVED AND DEAL...
TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILWAY. PROPOSAL BY SOUTH AUSTRALIA. ADELAIDE TO ALBANY. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 10 June 1897
TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILWAY. PROPOSAL BY SOUTH AUSTRALIA. ADELAIDE TO ALBANY. A transcontinental railway has been spoken of for fully 10 years, but the many varied projects which syndicates put forth never bore fruit of any description. The South Australian Government appears to have endeavored to resuscitate what would be a gigantic undertaking by securing an estimate of the cost of constructing a rail- way line to the border of Western Australia. This fact was communicated to the Western Australian Government, which was asked whether, in the event of South Australia being prepared to undertake the construction of the line, it would carry out a similar work on the other side, from Eucla to Albany. There are very many reasons why this colony cannot at present entertain the proposal for at least a few years to come, and an answer to this effect was sent to the South Aus- tralian Government.—Herald.
TURKEY AND GREECE The Terms of Peace. London, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 12 June 1897
TURKEY AND GREECE -» Tile Terms of Peace. London, Wednesday. 'lue ambassadors have referred the, question of the indemnity to be paid and also the question of the capitulations (that is tue question of subjecting Greek offenders residing in Turkish territory to tlie Turkish tribunals iii stead of to the Greek consular courts) to committees of^experts. London, Thursday. The Sultan has informed the ambas sadors that there is a strong national feeling against the evacnation of Thes saly, and that this feeling prevents him from agreeing to his troops leaving that province.
THE ALBANY ZOO. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 12 June 1897
THE ALBANY ZOO. The opening of the above will take place this afternoon at 2.30. The Mayor, Mr. J. Moir, will open the exhibition, and the Councillors arid a number of the leading citizens have been invited to take part in the ceremony. The animals belonging lo Messrs. Fitzgerald's circus constitute the Albany Zoo, and during the next three or four months fresh attractions will be aided. Arrangements are now being entered into for the purchase of performing sea's, which should arrive shortly. From ¡he east other animals will be imported, and as the various features come to hand the building at present used will be considerably enlarged. The whole of the arrangements for the opening have been in the hands of Herr Von der Mehdeu. The days 6et apart for opening are Wednesdays, Saturdays, and Sundays, and the prices of admission are low. ! A FOOTBALL« match will be played this j (afternoon between the Bast anti North Warda j The teams appeared in last issue and include &lt; i se...
THE CALVERT EXPEDITION. THE MISSING MEN. THEIR REMAINS FOUND. Perth, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 12 June 1897
THE CALVERT EXPEDITION. THE MISSING MEN. THEIR REMAINS POUND. Perth, Thursday. The mystery of the missing explorers, Jones and Wells, of the Calvert expedition, ha« at last been finally solved. Yesterday Mr. L. Â. Wells, who has been ont in search, sent a long telegram to the Postmaster-General, stating that he had found the remains of his cousin and George Jones near Joanna Springs. They found a tattered tent, a few leaves of a surveyor's diary, and other articles, the property of the missing men. The remains of Mr. Wells, a weather beaten skeleton, were discovered. The beard was intact, and the skin dried on the face, whieh still retained its most prominent features. On the top of a sand ridge, about a chain distant, was found the body of George Jones, partially covered with sand, showing that be succumbed first, and that Wells had moved his dead comrade a Bhort distance from the camp and endeavored to boxy him, and then returned to his tent to die. The natives had carried off eve...
THE QUEEN'S REIGN. London, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 12 June 1897
THE QUEEN'S REIGN. ! London, Wednesday. The Slums Fund has reached £300,000. The Sydney meat Preserving Company's gift of 18,0001bs. of mutton is being divided among committees. There are no tidings as to the gift that was proposed to be fi ven by the Australian squatters. The London School Board has granted the committees the use of a number of schools for the purpose of feed ing the poor during Jubilee Week. The contingents of West Indian troops have arrived. London, Thursday. The Queensland troops have arrived. Sir John Forrest and Mr. Kingston are guests of the Lord Mayor. Prince Ferdinand, of Bulgaria, will attend the Jubilee celebrations. Fifty-four members of the New Zealand rifles have arrived at Plymouth. It ie expected that Mr. Barton will be in cluded amongst those to receive honors en the occasion of the Queen's Jubilee. The pope has sent a letter to the Queen enclosed in a richly jewelled gold casket as a present. THE PEBTH ILLUMINATIONS. Penh, Friday. A trial was made ...
The Advertiser. SATURDAY, JUNE 12, 1897. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 12 June 1897
SATURDAY, JUNB 12, 1897. THE Herald has made a statement with j regard to the re-opening of the Inter colonial Railway Question. It is to the effect that the Sooth Australian Go- ! vernment are anxious to deal with the matter so far as their part of the railway is concerned, bat that " for several wasons" the West Australian Govern ment decline to consider the matter. The whirligig of time brings many changes. We can all remember how ardent were the late Sir Frederick Broome, the leading Perth politicians and the Perth newspapers regarding the Intercolonial Railway. The harbor works at Fremantle were originally undertaken with a view to connecting the mail steamers with the railway which would then stretch right away to Brisbane. It was understood that the works would be o£ no avail so far as the mail steamers ^ere concerned unless both mails and pa-sengers could be landed at Fremantle. Various pro. ^psals were made to the Government fc0 ? build the intercolonial railway, and it is ...
THE BOARD AND THE HEADMASTER. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 12 June 1897
THE BOABD AND THE HEADMASTER. * A special meeting of the School Board was held yesterday morning. All the members were present. fe Father Maten said that the meeting had been called to discasS the strained relations which existed at present between the bead master of the Albany behool and -the Board, ; «nd to- consider the best means to adopt in coming to an understanding. There bad been some talk of several members of the Board resigning, but he hoped this would not occur. The secretary then read the following, letter which had been received from Mr. O. P. Stables, secretary ot the Education De partment I beg to acknowledge receipt bf letter of the 6th instant regarding the friction that occurred between the Board , and the headmaster of the Albany- school with refer ence to the towels, in the schools. I am directed by the Minister to state that he re grets' there should have been any friction between the master and the board, but that nuder -the regulations the board had no | -pow...
ALBANY SCHOOL BOARD. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 12 June 1897
ALBANY SCHOOL BOARD, The n80al monthly meeting of the Albany »id diBtrict Behool board was held on Tues day afternoon. Present - Father Matea (chairman), Mesdames A. Y. Hassell and W« Knight, Meters. F. Bird, Pearson and the secretary. .'Thereports of the annual inspections of the Albany, Denmark, Mt. Barker, King Binz and Cranbrook schools were received. The board considered the results at Denmark and Cranbrook were good, but the Albany and Mount Barker schools were far from good. À letter wai received from the headmaster pf the Albany school, stating that a boy named Shenfield had been suspended. The board decided to do nothing further in the matter as they had received no particulars of th j case. A letter was received from the secretary of the Education Department. -' stating that medals would be distributed among the State school children on Jubilee Day, also' that an Arbor Day would be proclaimed and all School children under 16 years of age would bö allowed to travel free by ...
Mr. Seddon. London, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 12 June 1897
Mr. Seddon. i London, Wednesday. Mr. Seddon received an ovation at St. Helens where he is the guest of the Mayor. In a speech he said he was gratified that Parliament was improving the welfare of the masses and he urged the coal owners not to impede the Bill which the Government had introduced providing for the payment of compensa tion in cases of accident. He described the laws of New Zealand relating to the same subject.
Great Britain and China. London, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 12 June 1897
Great Britain and China* I London, Wednesday. The British convention with China has bean ratified. The Chinese Government cede to Bnrmah, Kokang, and grants a perpetual lease of a tract of country south of the Namwan River. They also grant to Britain the sole right to open ap new trade routes and to appoint consuls in Chinese towns. They are considering whether they shall grant Britain the right to construct railways into the pro vince of Yunnan.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 12 June 1897
KO YAL GEOBGE HOTEL, A1BAST. (Close to Railway and Jetties) Is again nuder the Proprietorship and direct ~ ? Management of MB EDWARD REYNOLDS, who intends to spare no expense to maintain his reputation and to keep the above Hotel the most Popular in Albany. Billiards and Btabling. Porter attends all Trains and Steamers. 191 L OYAL GEORGS HOTEL, (Close to Ballway and Jetties) Is again under the Proprietorship and direct Management of MB EDVVAUD BKYNOLDS,; who intends to spare PI expense to maintain his repntation and to keep the above Hotel the most Popular in Albany Billiards and Stabling. Porter attends all Traine aad Steamers. r 191&
VICTORIA. GOLD FROM THE WEST. Melbourne, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 12 June 1897
VICTORIA. ? - GOLD FBOM THE WEST. Melbourne, Thursday. In regard to the interchanga of money orders between Victoria and Western Aus tralia, the balance of receipts ia favor of Victoria was £20,000 in February. £30,000 in March, and £38,000 in April. DEATH FBOM ASPHYXIA. A second post-mortem examination of the body of Mrs. Hobie, who was supposed to have taken a doss of " rough on rats," failed to reveal any trace of poison. Death was found to be due to asphyxia. The Govern ment analyst has received the stomach and i's contents for analysis. MILDURA SETTLEMENT. Melbourne, Friday. A conférence between the Aching Premier and the Mildura bondholders is being held. - The holders expressed satisfaction with the liberal offer of the Government.