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SPORTING NEWS. (BY TELEGRAH) CANNING PARK TURF CLUB. CHRISTMAS MEETIXG. PERTH, December 29. [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 7 January 1898
SPORTING NEWS. (Bir Tellgkapii.) CANNING PARK TURK j CLUB. j CH111ST MAS MEETIXG. Pekth, December 29. Tlic Carmine Pnrk Xinas meeting coin- i menccd on Fridaj*. 2-lth ulr. The altendBiit-e was moderate. The following arc the results: — First II u rules. Bain Marie ... ... 1 Sale! la 2 Faultless ... ... ... 3 Won by half a head. Time, 25tL Speculation came in first, but was disqualified. with the jockey, for jostling. Xmas Handicap. Vale Lock ... L Lottie 2 Lorn ... ... ... 3 Won by a head. Time. 1.18. Suburban Handicap. Nat ley 1 Afie 2 Pearl ... ... ... 3 Won easily. Vjctokia Stakes. Yatheroo ... ... 1 Fun 2 j Toxie ... ... ... 3 | Won by three lengths. Time, 1.4 t« oCFths. Disposal Stakes. Langor ... ... ... 1 Too Careless ... . ... 2 Illack Boolfca A. " ... S Wou easily. Time, 1.5. Sir Gerard Stakes. -r Jessie 1 seo^yrfrpli — vr- ~2 Yale Lock ... ... Vi i Won h}' half a length. Time, 2.14 three-fifths. !
INTER PROVINCIAL. Perth, December 31. [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 7 January 1898
INTER PROVINCIAL. Perth, December 31. Yesterday afternoon a man named Charles Travels committed suicide near the. Perth railway station by deliberately placing himself in front of an approach itig train, by which lie was knocked down and frightfully mangled. An Afghan named Said Adorn was murdered at Coolgardic yesterday by being stabbed with a knife hy another | Afghan uannd Said Mahomet, who coufessed to having committed the.deed. He was arrested with his brother, who J is also apprehended as an accessor. Rain is recorded in nearly all parts of the colony. Perth, January G. The gold returns for December show j a total for the month of 72,411 ounces. I' The total yield for the year is 675,071 ounces, being an increase of nearly 400,000 ounces over 1896. The Geraldtou Municipal Council intend to consider the Chief Justice's allegation made about the Geraldton juries, a motion having been tabled on the subject. The revenue returns were available yesterday. The revenue for last month ...
FATAL STABBING AFFRAY. Adelaide, December 29. [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 7 January 1898
FATAL STABBING AFFRAY. Adelaide, December 2.9. ShortljT after tlirce o'clock on Xtnas morning, John Lee, a s:iilor, was stabbed with a knife at Port Adelaide by a Portuguese named Joseph Pedro. The effects proved fatal. Deceased with four companions, was overtaken by his assailant., with a Russian named Johauan Anderson, and hot words were ex changed. Pedro resented what was said, and taking an open knife from iiis pocket, struck Lee on the side of the neck. The assailant and his companion have been arrested and charged with murder.
South Australia. H.M.S. CUSTOMS v FALK & CO. ADELAIDE, December 28. [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 7 January 1898
South Australia. H.M.S. CUSTOMS v FALK & CO. Adelaide, Dpcemljpr 28. J he Commissioner of Customs dealt to day with the ease of shortage of duty in which the tirin of P. Falk «fc Co. was concerned. The lirui carries 011 a wholesale jewellery business in London, and the Adelaide local branch is under its entire management. Albert Beaver, whose evidence satisfied the Commissioner that Beaver alone was responsible for the treason of duty, which totals £700, and this sum the firm was called upon to pay.' Beaver was ordered to pay a line of £300.
LOCAL AND GENERAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 7 January 1898
LOCAL AND GENERAL, j i -w Shakes.—Enrour«ging reports are to hand from Sharks, where things in general are very busy, and everyone is looking out for a reward from the stoue which is beiug raised, j Yandicoogika News.—From Vaudi- ; eoogina news comes of good rains during 1 the past Fortnight, and the country around j is looking splendid, green grass shooting np everywhere. The Gold Beithns.—The gold yield for Deeenilier nmounted to 72,4,11 ounces, j which makes the total yieTd for the year : 675.071 ounces, being on increase of ! nearly 400,000 ounces over 1896. ! Fn.FisMic?.—The latest news from Pili endini states that the tribute rs are getting ! out some good stone, and they confidently j expect to ~ strike it rich" ere long. Water is plentiful now on this claim. New Find.—News reached totvn last Wednesdny of a rich find about a mile and a half from Pilendini. No particulars Lave yet come to hand, but we hope the rumour will lie continued, and the find a genuine one. The Revekwe....
Victoria. RAILWAY ACCIDENT. MELBOURNE, December 28. [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 7 January 1898
Victoria. RAILWAY ACCIDENT. Melbourne, December 28. A telegram from Violet-town reports that the 9.45 p.m. train from Seymour, collided with the goods train from Benalla. At Violet-town one truck telescoped into the engine, and the second train was disabled. Three passengers were shaken, but not seriously injured. It appears that the train from Jienalla, which was to arrive at Violet-town at 10 oTclock. was late, and just came into the station and was standing 011 the main line, when the passenger train from Melbourne, timed to arrive at midnight, came into collision with it. A good deal of damage was done to the rolling stock, the engine l>eiug badly damaged and several trucks broken. Sirs. H art, of Violet - town, was amongst the passengers injured.
DISTRICT NEWS. TAMBOURRAH. TAMROUBRAH, December 29. [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 7 January 1898
DISTRICT NEWS. TAMBOUR RAH. (feoai ore own couekstondent.) Tamhoubhah, December 29 All accidcut, which fortunately proved less serious than was at first anticipated, occurred in the Western Chief mine on Friday, the 17lh. A miner named 1L Ay re was working in the slopes, when, without an3r warning, a slide from one of the walls took place, comprising some tons of mullock. Ayre was jammed against | the opposite wall, and got his legs souvei what badly crushed. He was carried ! home at once, but fortunately no bones I were broken, and he i> now on a fair way to recovery. This is the first accident thnt has happened at Tambourrah. We have not heen left out of it with regard to rain, having experienced several good showers, comprising in all nearly five inches. The country looks green nnd fresh, and feed is plentiful. The rain eamc just as it's want was beginning to be seriously felt, and the Government well was getting low-, but is now fast filling up again. Christmas has come and g...
INTERCOLONIAL. New South Wales. WRECK OF THE FITZRAY. THE CAPTAIN AND FIRST OFFICER SUSPENDED. Sydney, December 29. [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 7 January 1898
INTERCOLONIAL. New South Wales. WRECK OF THE FITZRAY. THE CAPTAIN AND FIRST OFFICER SUSPENDED. Sydney, December 29. The Marine Board to-day dealt with the cases of Jas. Grathl, the master of the steamer Fitzray, and Thomas James the second officer, who had heen found guilty of default, in connection with the wreck of that vessel, and were called upon to show the cause why their certificates were not dealt with. Evidence was given that the usual course set l>y the master, was followed hy the second officer. James said lie kept a good look-out for the Port Stephen light all the time, but the weather was misty. The Board decided to suspend the ccrtifi cate of Grahl for six months, and James' for three months, from the date of the disaster. They complimented t Grahl for his acts subsequent to the wreck, and expressed an opinion that itiS-ptudeitce prevented loss of life.
MINING. PILBARRA GOLDFIELD. TAMBOURRAH. TAMBOURRAH CREEK, December 29. [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 7 January 1898
MINING. PILBARRA GOLDFIELD. TAMBOUKUAH. ! (ruovr OUU OWN CORRESPONDENT.} i Tajihoitbeau Cheek, December 29. Mr. A.E. Clarke, who discavered^tjjo. •somewhat se.nsntional l'iUmdini leader, has brought in sonic splendid stone obtained From several new leaders that lie has found lately. One of them is about Bailey's G11II3', somo two or three miles cast of the township, and another in Christmas Gully, two miles N.E. They will be developed immediately. In the uieautime, it is encouraging; to know there is still something new in the country. The World's Fair Co. have notified llieir intention of applying for the abandoned Duke of Wellington, presumably with a view to utilising the water there ! for battery purposes, their efforts to secure sufficient on the machine site having • so far proved unsuccessful. The Duke is a considerable distance from the battery, and the cost of conveying water will be very considerable and seriously handicap the company's prospects. Their action in erecting ...
GENERAL NEWS. LONDON, December 27. [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 7 January 1898
GENERAL NEWS. ? London, December 27. The Dervishes from Metteiueh and Sbcudy are reported to be advancing iu a northward direction of Berber. Air. J. G. Kotze. formerly Chief i Justice of the Transvaal, who is now j a candidate for the Presidency, iu- ! quired of President Kruger, who is ! seekiug re-election, to explain how j it is that the promised measure of reforuiiug the constitution, was not forthcoming. The Canadian Government, at the request of the Secretary of State for the Colonies, has decided to abandon the contemplated postal reforms iu the direction of cheapening postage. The Pope has advised the Roman Catholics, residiug iu Manitoba, Canada, to accept the concession in regard to their educational claims if they Gad they cannot get justice. M. LLauotaux, the French Minister for Foreign Affairs, is promoting an international conference with the object of neutralization of Newfoundlaud Gsln'ug banks. i A detachmeut of uatives from Kassala have been captured at the Dervis...
NEW YEAR'S DAY AT NULLAGINE. (BY TELEGRAPH.) Nullagine, January 5. [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 7 January 1898
NEW YEAll'S DAY AT NULLAGINE. (BY TELEGBAFJI.) (I'EOM OLTH OU'S COBKESPONDENT). Niillaginp, .Tnnuary 5. ' Owing to the heavy ram on Xmas Day, I (lie sports here were postponed until i\ew | Year's Da}1, when a very enjoyable meeting was held. The proceedings opened with the first heat of tlie Sheffield Handicap, which, owing to the excellent work of the handieappers, was a very open event. Fisher won the first heat easily, although ) Coffin and Harry Green had bad luck in ; falling. Fred Green won tbc second heat j easily also, and a good finish was expected | in the final. However, Fisher beat Green &lt; somewhat easily, and secured the first money. j The Obstacle and Quarter-mile races j both fell to Fisher, who ran in splendid I slyle all through, and deserves congratnla- i lions on winning (lie three principal events. Most of the jumping contests fell to Coffin who was never troubled to show wfiat lie could do. Jn the Sack Face, Ley dot beat Green on the post, by a very b...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 7 January 1898
* i ' Electoral Ikegistration. Court j NOTICE- | THE Adjourned Quarterly Electoral j Registration and Revision Court of Pilbarra District will sit at Marble Bar Court House, on the litli instant, at ten o'clock in the forenoon for the purpose of adjudicating upon Claims and Revising the last Quarterly Electoral List. H- BRADSHAW. Electoral Registrar, Pilbarra District, j i Regulation 16a. | REGISTRATION OF ALLUVIAL 1 CLAIMS. Department ol Mines, Perth, Hjtli November, 1897HIS Excellency the Governor in Ex- j ecutive Council, under the powers conferred npon biiu by Section 99 of the ! Goldfields Act (59 Vict., No. 49), lias been j pleased to- make a Bew Regulation 16a, as hereunder set forth - to come into force on the 26th mstaat. E. H- WITTKNOOM, j Minister of Mines. j Ida. The border of any alluvial claim or j ahare 1 lie re in may at any lime register (be j same, upon application to the Warden or j Registrar, iu the form of Schedule No. 7 ' hereto, and the Warden or Registrar sha...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 7 January 1898
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DEPARTURES. [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 7 January 1898
I DEPARTURES. December MI.—Albany, s.s.. from On-| slow, for Cossack. | December 31.— Sultan, s.s., from j Broome, for Cossack. January 1.—Sultan, s.s., from Cossack, for Onslow. January 3.—Albany, s.s.. from Derby, for Wyndtiam.
SHIPPING. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 7 January 1898
SHIPPING. I — - j ARRIVALS. j December 28.—Sultan, s.s., at Derby, I from Singapore. December 2t>.—Albany, s.s., at Onslow, from Cardarvoa. December 31-—Sultan, s.s., at Broome, from Derby. January 3.—Albany, s.s., at Derby, from Broome. Jan-nary 4—Saltan, s.s., at Geraldton, from Carnarvon.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 7 January 1898
CHANGE OF LIFE. ? COUPLED wif if DIZZINESS AND SHORTNESS OP BREATH. What Dr. Williams' Pink Pills will do for women at the change of life is shown in a case reported in the Dowsbury (Eng.) 'Chronicle.' It is that of Mrs Benjamin Smith, who lives at H anoverstreet, Dewsbury. The change of life had left her weak and miserable; with constant pains, dizziness, and shortness of breath on the slightest exertion, together with chronic rheumatism in the bead and eyes. The pain iu her head was too acute for words ; she got no sleep either by day or by night, and her agony was at times so great that it took two people to hold her in bed. A skilful doctor was called in, but did 110 good. My cheeks would swell up as big as saucers, says Mrs. Smith ; my eyes were as red as fire, and there was no getting rid of the pains in the head. I also suffered from a sluggish liver and a weak heart, and at times my eyesight was so bad that objects before me seemed but dim shadows, and there were none of iny...
THE SITUATION IN INDIA. A LIEUTENANT KILLED. SHARP FIGHTING IN THE KHYBER PASS. THREE PRIVATES SHOT DEAD THE ZAKKA KHELS STILL OBDURATE. LONDON, December 27. [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 7 January 1898
The Situation in India. A LIEUTENANT KILLED. SHARP FIGHTING IN THE KMYBER PASS. i THREE PRIVATES SHOT DEAD j THE ZAKKA. KHELS STILL OBDURATE. London. December 27. Lieutenant - General Sir llenry Havelock, Bart., K.C.B., V.C., and M.P. for South-Hast Durham, has been killed ou the Indian Frontier. He was riding in the Khyber Pass 011 Wednesday, and left the escort. He has not been seen since. His liorse was found, having been stopped by a shot from a rifle uear Ali llnsjid. It is believed Sir Henry was captured by the rebellious Zakka Kliels. Later. It appears Lientenaut Haveloc.k 1 was in the locality without auy offi- j cial mission, his object iit visitiug j the frontier being to obtain iuforma- j tiou which would better enable him : to speak with authority ou the situ- i atiou. When Paijht-rneiit reus- j Bumbled, he had vigrf«l Lmidi Kotal, j —and fWa&^appi'OTTching Janmid, at | the mouth of the pass, but in hnrry- j iug forward became separated from j his escort, and was...
PRESS CRITICISM. SIR JOHN FORREST INTERVIEWED. Perth, December 29. [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 7 January 1898
PRESS CRITICISM. SIR JOHN FORREST INTERVIEWED. Perth, December 29. Hie * West Australian ' commenting upon Chief Justice Onslow's remarks on the Anderson case, says :—" A single instance does not prove a general rule, and wo still maintain that the natives of this colony are, for the most part, treated with a high degree of consideration and kindness. Kow and then fiends like the Andersons are Jet Jcktse bri the black population, hht these bases are few and far between.'' Sir Jolin Forrest has also expressed himself to an interviewer on the subject, as follows :—" I think the Chief Justice must have been mis reported, as I cannot believe that he would say that the late Attorney General dared not do bis duty for fear of slighting or insulting the supporters of the Government in the Geraldton district." " I have been informed by Mr. Burt to-day,"eontinaed the Premier, "that the Chief Justice must have completely misunderstood hiui, if he entertained any such impression of the conversa...