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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 24 December 1897
ANAEMIA EATS UP VITALITY. | WHYSHOULD GIRLS RENOUNCE THE PLEASURES AND COM FORTS OF LIFE? I DR. WILLIAMS' PINK PILLS FOR PALE PEOPLE WILL CURE YOU. My daughter had been strong and healthy until almost two years ago, said Mrs. Bo we, of North Maldron, j Victoria, to our reporter, when she grew very pale and thin. She became weak and low-spirited, lost her appetite, her sleep was troubled and restless, and and the least exertion fatigued her—in feet she had to take her sister's arm for support when oat walking. She was of a wonderfully active and cheerful dis position before this change took place, and the alteration, therefore, caused us great concern, and medical aid was sought. Bnt no good resulted. Sev eral medicines were tried, but she be came weaker and more listless every day. Tbe doctor said she was suffering from anaemia,-or poorness of blood. We then became seriously alarmed, and con sulted different medical men, who pre scribed, and told Miss May to take as much exercise as...
TRAGIC AFFAIR AT A LONDON THEATRE. AN ACTOR STABBED IN THE HEART. THE MURDERER ARRESTED. HIS APPEARANCE IN COURT. (BY TELEGRAPH). LONDON, December 18. [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 24 December 1897
TRAGIC AFFAIR AT A LONDON THEATRE. AN ACTOR STABBED IN THE HEART. THE MURDERER ARRESTED. HIS APPEARANCE IN COURT. (BT TBLEGBJ.FH). London, December 18. A tragic occurrence has taken place in Loudon, jnsfc outside the Adelphi Theatre, where William Terriss, a well known Loudon actor, and for many years a member of Sir Henry Irving's Lyceum Company, was brutally assaulted. The assailant, who has been ar rested, is believed to be an ex-snper namery of the Adelphi Theatre. Later. Poller particulars have been pub lished, and it appears Terriss had a few miuutes previously, alighted from his brougham. After chatting with a friend, he was in the act of unlocking the stage door of the theatre in Maiden Lane, when an actor, nicknamed cMado Archer,' rushed forward, and without a word of warning, stabbed bis victim in the heart and back with a long, thin knife. Terriss died in a quarter of an hour, and the assassin made no attempt to escape. The terrible act is attributed to Terriss' refusal t...
ACCEPTANCES. PERTH CUP. [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 24 December 1897
ACCEPTANCES. \ l Pketh Cop. Fadladeen, Le Var, Trentham, Newbold, Snapshot, Steadfast, Kilt,' Brayleigh, Tarqain, Dryden, Yale Lock, Onslow, Scarpia, Swithinween, Vema, Primrose, Tel] as. The Black Hock, Golden King, tJliaring, Isondi, Reproach, M. J., and Faithful. Railway Stakks. Io Yar, Fadladeen, Trentham, New bold, Common, Verna, Telius, Kilt, Yale Lode, Brayligh, Primrose, Onslow, Steadfast, Scarpia, Dryden, Swithin ween, Koglo, The Black Bock, loch Isle, Toxie, Isondi, Bain Marie, Sea Nymph, Reproach, New Woman, lady Neckar, Faithful.
SEVERE FIGHTING BY THE TRIBESMEN. SIXTY BRITISH SOLDIERS KILLED. LONDON, December 17. [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 24 December 1897
SEVERE FIGHTING BY THE TRIBESMEN. SIXTY BRITISH SOLDIERS KILLED. Lo if Doff, December 17. Farther particulars have been ] received of the terrible experiences1 of the British troops, whilst march ing1 from Sberkel to Barkai. The fighting was incessant both night and day, and it was only with extreme difficulty that General Westmaootfc's rear-guard repelled the fierce and persistent attempts of the tribesmen to outflank them. The pooch of ammunition of the British troops was once exhausted, and they were in a grave peril, until | the cartridge cases were replenished. I When General Westmacott halted' on the hillside at night, the tribes men desperately charged the camp, almost to bayonet point, but were ultimately repelled by the withering fire. The British lost sixty men, who were killed, whilst the tribesmen's punishment was the severest of the campaign.
TELEGRAMS. [BY CABLE.] THE SITUATION IN INDIA. TERRIBLE EXPERIENCE OF BRITISH TROOPS. A LIEUTENANT KILLED. THREE HUNDRED TRIBESMEN LOST. LONDON, December 16 [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 24 December 1897
TELEGRAMS. [BY CABUi.J The Situation in Inoia. TERRIBLE EXPERIENCE OF BRITISH TROOPS. A LIEUTENANT KILLED. TUB EE HUNDRED TRIBESMEN LOST. Londov, December 1B brigade through Kara ' Valley^'' proved a terrible experience, owing j to hcapy rain, drifting Know, and ! mod, through which the troops had ; to make their way, and to the inces- | stot fighting, both night and day. The fearlessness and accurate fir ing of the tribesmen, was remark able. General Westmacott's re&r-goard behaved splendidly. The tribesmen lost 300, and the British four officers, and 40 men. Liea tenant West, of the Third Regiment of Goorkas, was amongst those who were killed. Immense destruction has been done to the enemy, and General &lt; Ifockhart has juncfcioned with Colo nel Hammond, at Barlcai, where the troops will rest before advancing into the Bazarra Valley. r
PILBARRA ROADS BOARD. [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 24 December 1897
PILBARRA ROADS BOARD. Minutes of meeting held at Tattersall's rooms, Marble Bar, on Wednesday evening, 22ud December. Present—Messrs. 1. Eley (chairman), C. A. McDonald, L. J, Cooke, W. H. Cooper, A. Elliott, and S. Tindall (secre tary). Proposed by Mr. L. J. Cooke, seconded by Mr. W. Cooper, " That the N ollagine honndaiy be formed by a line starting from trig B 1, running thence in a north easterly direction to the boundary of Bamboo Creek floods Board, passing one tmile to the aonth of Y&ndicoogina, and &lt;another line running south from trig B 1 to the -tropic of Capricorn." Carried. . Proposed by Mr. W. Cooper, seconded by Mr. A. Elliott, " That two members be asked to drive ont to Brockman's side of Duffer Creek, on the Nullagine-road, and inspect the road, and if necessary to en gage two men to repair it." Carried. Proposed by Mr. L. J. Cooke, seconded by Mr. C. A. McDonald, " That Messrs. Cooper and Elliott be asked to inspect the road." Carried. Proposed by...
PILBARRA GOLDFIELD. TAMBOURRAH. TAMBOURRAH CREEK, December 15. [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 24 December 1897
PILBARRA GOLDFIELD. TAMBOURRAH. (FHOICOUB OffK OOMEgFOJfDRNT.) Taxboprbah Cbbkk, December 15. Mr. i*i has let Tims and party a tribute on "hia^Pilendini lease, and the tribaters are noir at work on it. All the holdings are being steadily worked, bat there is nothing sensational to report. The World's Fair Company hare not yet succeeded in getting a sufficient water supply for their battery, and they will probably lose the crashing of a consider able quantity of stone in consequence, as sereral parcels will, I hear, be taken to the 8haw for treatment.
POLICE COURT. WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 22. (Before Mr. G. D. Brockman, J.P.) RUNAWAY NATIVES. [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 24 December 1897
POLICE COURT. WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 22. (Before Mr. G. D. Brock man, J.P.) RCXAWAY KaTIVES. Moorbung, alias Pilot, and Coomerong alias Jimmy, two aboriginal natives, were charged with absconding from the custody of the police on the 16th of October last, by severing the chains which bound them to their barrows. Tbe prisoners were sentenced to six months imprisonment, which is to be cumulative on their previous sentence. (Before Mr. Axel Ostlund. R.M.) AS ABSCONDER. Talicooroo, alios Harnr, an aboriginal native, for unlawfully absenting himself from the service of Messrs. Brockman Bros., of Corumia Downs Station, re ceived one month " hard."
THE WEATHER. SPLENDID RAINS. [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 24 December 1897
THE WEATHER. SPLENDID RAINS. Since Saturday last, the weather has. changed wonderfully, and the ther mometer, at the post office, which stood at 114 degrees in the shade on Monday, fell to 76 on Wednesday. Rain is reported from alt the outlying localities, and on the whole, it appears to be general throughout the district In town intermittent showers fell on Saturday, Sunday, Monday and Tuesday, but on Wednesday it settled down to good steady rain, which con tinued the whole of the day. There is not the slightest doubt these rains will do good to the country, and be of immense benefit to the squatting fraternity, who have, in the past, suffered greatly on account of droughts and bad seasons. Jupiter Fluvius has at last turned his attention towards us, and cheered the hearts of the people of this part of the North-West, who have had a long, weary, and monotonous share of sunshiny weather, and it is to be hoped he will continue the good work he has began. It appears that a good season...
CRICKET CHATTER. [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 24 December 1897
CRICKET CHATTER. (Br " Short Slip.) The first test match between England and Australia h over, and the repre sentatives of the Lion gave those of the Kangaroo a severe drubbing. " England wen by nine wickets," was the result of the above match as re ceived by wire, and there was certainly either weeping or gnashing of teeth in the Australians camp, or perhaps they I were engaged in dividing the ' spoils,' aB such a beating can hardly be credited to 1 straight' play on the part of our boys. 'Did they throw us over!' may be asked, but I do not say they did, as perhaps the Englishmen were far too many for them. • • • It is to be hoped that the gentlemanly game of cricket ia not going to be classed along with horse racing and othei audacious money-making concerns. To play cricket for tho sake of one's couutry, should always be the aim and object of those who take part in it, and not for the ' gate.' I do not wish to impute for one moment that the Aus tralians, in the match just finished...
Bendhu Native Case. PRISONER FOUND GUILTY OF MANSLAUGHTER. SENTENCED TO PENAL SERVITUDE FOR LIFE. (BY TELEGRAPH.) PERTH, December 22. [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 24 December 1897
Bendhu Native Case. PRISONER FOUND GUILTY OF MANSLAUGHTER. SENTENCED TO PENAL SER VITUDE FOR LIFE. (bt telegbafh.) Perth, December 22. At the Criminal Sessions of the 1 Supreme Court on Monday, before■ Chief Justice Onslow and a jury, Ernest William Anderson was indicted on a charge of having murdered an aboriginal, named Spider, at Bendhu Station, in September last. Messrs. Burnside, Leake, and Moore head prosecuted for the Crown, whilst | Messrs. Haynes and Harney defended. The prisoner pleaded not guilty. Mr. Leake, in opening the case for the Crown, said the prisoner was em ployed on Bendhu Station, where natives were also engaged. On Sep tember ISth, prisoner and his brother, who had sinoe died, were at the station, and had some natives uuder their charge, amongst these being an old man, named Spider. Two women, Biddy and Polly, two other men, Kandy and Dan, and two little girls, Louie and Minnie, 10 and 12 years old, ran away from Bendhu Station to Redbank, 24 miles distant, a...
SPORTING NEWS. (BY TELEGRAPH.) THE ENGLISH ELEVEN IN AUSTRALIA. CONCLUSION OF FIRST TEST MATCH. ENGLAND WENS BY NINE WICKETS. SYDNEY, December 18. [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 24 December 1897
SPORTING NEWS. . (By Telegraph.) THE BNGMSH EIiBVEN IN AUSTRALIA. GONCLTJSION OF FIRST TEST MATCH. ENGLAND WENS BY NINE WICKETS. Sydney, December 18. . The first test match between England and Australia was brought to a dose on Friday last, when the Englishmen meted out a severe beating to the Aus tralians by nine wickets. Following are the scores of the second innings:— Apbtraijanb.—2nd innings. Iredale bBriggs ... 18 Darling c Druce b Briggs ... 101 McLeodrunoat ... ... 26 Hillb Hearne ... 96 Gregory run out ... ... 31 Trumble c Druce b Hearne ... 2 Lyons c Hay ward b Hearne ... 25 Trott b Richardson ... 27 Kelly not out ... 46 Jones Lb.w. b Richardson... ... 4 McKibbin b Hearne ... 6 Sundries ... 27 Total ... 409 Ehglibhmkh.—Second innings. Mason b McKibbin ... ... 32 McLaren not out ... ... 50 Ranjitsinhji not out ... ... 8 Sundries ... ... ... 6 Total for one wicket ... 96
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 24 December 1897
Notice. Department of Lands and Surreys, Perth, 10th November, 1897". IT is hereby notified for general infor mation that all persons in unlawful occupation of Goremment Town Lots aro liable to prosecution, and any of those who, under the system that was allowed prior to first ol June last hare erected improve ments on such lots, should immediately make applicaticn to hare the lots pnt up to auction in order that they may legalize their occupation. GEO. THROSSELL, Commissioner of Crown Lands. Notice of Application for Auriferous Lease. No. 75. A] OTICE is lierehy given that we the• -i-v undersigned, hare made application this day for a lease under the Goldfields regulations of ground known as "Great Eastern Main Beef," containing 6 aires. commencing at a peg about 1 chain N.N.W from N.W. corner peg of G.M. Lease 61 ; thenre 10 chains N-N.E. (datum"line); then 6 chains E.S.K.; thrnce 10 chains S.S. W. ; tliencc C chains to starting point, being portion of abandoned leuse 72. As witne...
SCRATCHINGS. [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 24 December 1897
SCRATCII1NGS. The following scratcbings hare been posted for the Perth Cup and ItaiJ way Stakes;— ? . Perth Cop. — Battalion, Anraria* Mfirty Boj,, Mtisic, Trent, Blackwood* Amaest^^WBimw. fiamode^ Dono van, He* Woman, Takaroog, and Dntchie. .* - . AyStakeb.-—Battalion, IVent, Black
WEST AUSTRALIAN TURF CLUB. NEW YEAR'S MEETING. THE WEIGHTS. Perth, December 20. [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 24 December 1897
WEST AUSTRALIAN TUBE CliUB. 3STEW YEAR'S MEETING. THE WEIGHTS. Perth, December 20. The following are the weights for the Perth Oup and Railway Stakes to be run at the .New Year's meeting:— Pketh Oup.—Two miles. st. lb. O. Sommer's Battalion ... 10 . -8 O. Sommer's Auraria . .. 9 12 O. Sommer's Jbty^oy... 9 9 CL Somjaer's Music ... 9 9 -JBr-NrKidman's Fadladeen 9 7 3. G. Arthur's I«e Var ... 9 7 J. G. Arthur's Trent ... 9 6 O. N. Kidman's Blackwood 9 5 G. Gray's Trentham ... 9 4 Gull Broe. Newbold ... 8 8 C. Watson's Amnesty ... 8 6 ' F. Oraig's Snapshot ... 8 4 G. Plant's Steadfast ... 8 1 A. Eccle's Kilt ... ... 8 0 C. N. Kidman's Brayleigti 8 0 G. H. Towton's Tarquin 8 0 A. Forrest's Dryden ... 8 0 3. G. Arthur's Yale Lock 8 0 O. N. Kidman's Common 8 0 3. MePherson's Onslow .. 8 0 W. B. Wood'sSearpia ... 8 0 D. Longford's Swithinween 7 13 G. Plant's Vema 7 12 Jf. Loeke'a IVimrose 7 11 LL Silver's Tellus ... 7 11 H. J. Sannder's Black Bock 7 9 A. Naylor'a Toxie ... 7 9 P. J. Fox's ...
SECOND DAY. Cup Day. January 3. [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 7 January 1898
SECOND DAY. | Cap Day. January 3. I Delightful weather again prevailed j | and the attendance w«v large. Mr. j J Towton s&lt; cured fnur wins. i ! metropolitan" hcedles. The Provost, 13st. ... ... 1 i Gold and Black. lOst Tilbs ... 2 ! Juvenile, lOst 811.s ... ... 3 j Won comfortably by two lengths j Ti.ne, 4.1G two lifths. Dividend, £3 | 3s. Sapling Stakes. Persuasion, 9st 611 >s ... ... 1 Merryiuan, 9st 4lbs ... ... 2 Mural, 7st 41lis ... ... 3 The Escutcheon colt won easily by t about a length from his stable com panion. 'lime, 1.6 two-fifths. Dividend, £1. PERTH COP. J. G. Arthur's Le Var, by Lochiel- Laveletta, 4 years, 9st olbs (Bolger) ... ... ... 1 J. McPherson's Onslow, 9st (Walker) ... ... 2 G. Towton's Tarquin, 8st ... 3 Other starters were Fadladeen, Tren" ton, Newbold. Steadfast, Brayleigh, j Dryden, Scarpia, Golden King, Primrose, Tellus, Blackrock, Reproach, and Faithful. Le Var started a hot favourite at even money. Onslow led into the straight, followed b...
WEST AUSTRALIAN TURF CLUB. ANNUAL MEETING. FIRST DAY. Derby Day. PERTH, January 1. [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 7 January 1898
WEST AUSTRALIAN TURF j CLUB, j j ANNUAL MEETING. I FIRST DAY. Derby Day. PiiRTTi, January 1. The above meeting commenced 011 Saturday last (New Year's Day). There J was a large attendance present, and the j ground showed many improvements, j 1Lrhe Governor and party were present. Delightful weather prevailed. The racing was most interesting. The following are the results of the j various events ;— j First Hurdles. i The Provost ... ... 1 Gold and Mack ... ... 2 Speculation ... ... o Won easily by a length. Time, 2.55. Dividend, £3 9s. I MaIDEX Pf.ate. Donovan ... ... ... 1 j Isondi ... ... ... 2 j Me i ryman ... ... 3 Won hy three lengths. Time, 1.49 four.fifths. Dividend, £6 4s. Nursery Stakes. Persuasion ... ..1 j Corsican .. ... ... 2 I -Mural ... ... ... 3 j Won hy four lengths. Time, 1.8 . four-fifths. Dividend, 13s. Perth Stakes. ' Le. Var 1 | Onslow ... ... ... 2 Primrose ... ... ... 3 The winner cut down his lield beautifully, passing the post four lengths in front of Onslow...