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BUILDING IMPROVEMENTS. IN CARNARVON. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 30 June 1906
BUILDING IMPROVE MENTS. IN CARNARVON. Though the price of the accepted tender for the St. George's Anglican Church, Carnarvon, is much higher than it was originally intended should be spent on the edifice, a glance at the plans and specifications leads to the conclusion that under the circumstances it is not too high and farther that when completed the parish church should rank with the prettiest and best appointed in the diocese. Mr. J. H. Eales, the architect; has-designed many ecclesiastical buildings, and thiB, bis latest of this nature, will certainly not detract from the reputation he enjoyB. Owing to the conformation of the block of land in Francis-street (next the Masonic Hall) it has been decided to place the church broadside on to the street mentioned, the porch and main entrance being in the north-west corner of the grant. The churcj^MtM* has been designed in the Gothic style rtlW architecture. As previously stated, it will consist of a nave 42 ft. by 26 ft., sanctnary 14...
THE RABBIT PEST. PROPOSED INTRODUCTION OF DISEASE. ARGUMENTS FOR AND AGAINST. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 30 June 1906
THE RABBIT PEST, j PROPOSED INTRODUCTION OP DISEASE. ARGUMENTS FOR AND AGAINST. The arrival of Dr. Danysz in Australia to conduct a series of experiments in tbe hope of introducing a disease which ehail be fatal to rabbits but innocaous to all other animal life has caused quite a stir in the Eastern States, and many meetings have been held to consider tbe matter in its various phases. The following excerpts for and against the proposal to introduce a disease will prove of interest to people in the North: THE " Pastobaxiste' REVIEW'S" OPINION " The preparations for Dr. Danysz get-" ting to work are well forward, and though * the heathen rage furiously together and the people imagine a vain thing,' there is no Commonwealth power that can prevent the experiments being taken in hand in tbe face of the support of the New South Wales Government, which is fully seized of the importance of the investigation and its responsibility in every direction. Since the riot at Ephesus when the trade ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 30 June 1906
Gascoyne Racing1 Club ANNUAL MEETING Of the above Club will be held at CARNARVON on V" Monday 4 Wednesday, OCTOBER 29 and 31,1906 PATRONS: Sir E. H. Wittenoom, MA.CL and R. F. Sholl, Esq., W T.fl PRESIDENT: W. J. Batcher, Esq., M.L.A. COMMITTEE : Messrs. p. Macnish, J. A Morrell, H. B. Geyer, W. G. TIWj p. Sy^'_?-J^Hearman- H" Campbell. J* McCarthy, C. Fane, and J. W. La/verty. STEWARDS: Messrs. D. J. Hearman, P. ^ «ave-r^« H" Campbell, J. McCarthy, P. Macnish, and C. Fane. PROGRAMME: FIRST DAT. 1.--GASCOYNE PLATE, of 25 sovs., second horse to receive 5 eovs. out of the stake. Weight for age. Open only to horses bred in the Gascoyne and Ashburton Magisterial Districts,. who have not won an advertised race of the value of £10 or over. Entrance 25s. One mile. To start at 11.30 a.m. ? 2.-MINILYA HANDICAP, of 30 sovs., second horse to receive 5 sovs. out of the stake. Nomination with fee of 15s. to be in the hands of the secretary by 4 pim' of Saturday, 29th September, 1906. Ac ceptance...
SHIPPING. PORT OF CARNARVON. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 30 June 1906
SHIPPING. « POET OF CABNAEYON. ARRIVALS. Jane 27.-Charon, s.s., I. Bell master, from Singapore via ports. Passengers for Fremantle or Geraldton :-From Broome: Mr. Holding and two Japanese; from Port Hedland : Mrs. O'Connor, Messrs. E. Dar lot, Robinson, A. Brett, Thompson, Moher, J. Hawn, J. Sullivan; from Cossack: Mr. and Mrs. Hey ward. Messrs. Barges, For rest, Broadbnrst, Cox, Lyons; from On slow : Mr. and Mrs. Cornieb. DKPAETUBES. Jane 27.-Charon for Fremantle. Pas sengers from Carnarvon: Messrs. Bales, Leeds, Stansmore, Nicol, Iverson, Steele, Gottfried, Steele.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 30 June 1906
Alex. H. S almond, Carnarvon. Government Authorised Surveyor. Engi neering Surveys. Levels taken for Water 'Races. JSarth quantities supplied. Mining Surveyor. Properties examined and re ported OH. FRESH PISH. CHARLIE, THE JAP, begs to notify that he is supplying Fresh Fish every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. SALT and SMOKED FISH always on band. Salt Fish, 4s. 6d. doz.; 5d. each. Smoked Fish, 5s. 6d. doz.; 6d. each. Country orders receive prompt attention. Steamers supplied with Fresh Fish. Fall particulars on application to W. TURNOCK, Carnarvon. NOTE.-No agents employed. All fish delivered personally by W. Turnock. CARNARVON BAKERY. J. S. MILES, Sole Proprietor. ORDERS TAKEN FOR ALL KINDS OF CAKES AND CONFECTIONERY. SHIPPING SUPPLIED. Cabt BUNS TO YANKEE TOWN DAILY. JS. MILES wishes to announce that . be has purchased the Bakery Busi ness lately carried on by Mr. J. Ferry, and from the 1st of June will be prepared to supply Bread and Confectionery of the first quality only. BROOM...
GRAND NATIONAL STEEPLECHASE WEIGHTS. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 30 June 1906
GRAND NATIONAL STEEPLECHASE WEIGHTS. The following horses remain in the Grand National Steeplechase, to be ran on July 14: st. To Bellis ... 12 13 Miss King Up-to-Date... 12 7 Napier Probus ... II 12 Danjiuro Springfield ... 11 9 Stockman Boson ... 11 The General 11 Bear Guard... 11 Syringa ... 11 1818 ... ... 11 Decoration ... 11 Tounpr Cres wick Abdallah Cardinal Error Lam on J Bombastes Lothian Iic-yal Mail ... Glenvale An malum ... Talmud Kent... Boiadale Officer 11 0 Persist 11 0 Martinique... 10 11 Divham 30 11 Dancing Joe 10 11 Country Maid 10 9 Baronet 10 7 Vagabond ...
SPORTING. WEIGHTS FOR GRAND NATIONAL HURDLES. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 30 June 1906
SPORTING. WEIGHTS 'FOR GEAJ^D NATIONAL HURDLES. The following horses remain in the Grand National Hurdle Race, to be run on July 7: Florin Australian Bellis Oblivion Valonr Corral Parasite Signature Nigel Elderslie Cangon Moorefield Matong MiBS King Firepan Deetinist Rattlesnake Lothian Teretonga st. lb fit. Hi 12 2 Old Chappie 10 0 11 13 Mercury ... 9 13 11 9 The Shamrock 9 12 11 4 Dromedary... 9 12 11 3 Botorua 11 1 Revolt 11 1 Sagamore 11 0 Red Sea 10 13 Battery 10 13 Realm 10 9 Dee ring 10 7 Corinthus 10 6 Sirenia 10 6 The Sun 10 5 Canto 10 5 Tact... 10 3 Bribery 10 0 Cadenza 10 0
GRAND NATIONAL STEEPLECHASE WEIGHTS. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 7 July 1906
GRAND NATIONAL STEEPLECHASE WEIGHTS. Tbe following horses remain in the Grand National Steeplechase, to foe ran on July 14: st. ft st. Bi Bellis ... 12 13 Miss King ... 10 5 Up-to-Bate... 12 7 Danjiuro ... 10 3 Springfield... 11 9 Stockman ... 10 0 Bosun ... 11 7 Royal Mail ... 10 0 The General 11 5 Glenvale ... 9 10 Bear Guard... 11 5 Auriculum ... 9 7 Syringa ... 11 5 Talmud ... 9 5 Isis 11 3 . Kent 9 5 Decoration ... 11 2 Boisdale ... 9 3 Young Ores- Officer ... 9 3 wick ... 11 0 Martinique... 9 0 Abdallah ... 11 0 Divham ... 9 0 Cardinal ... 10 11 Dancing Joe 9 0 Error ... 10 11 Country Maid 9 0 Lamond ... 10 11 Baronet ... 9 0 Bombastes ... 10 9 Vagabond ... 9 0 Lothian ... 10 7
SPORTING. WEIGHTS FOR GRAND NATIONAL HURDLES. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 7 July 1906
SPORTING. WEIGHTS FOE GRAND NATIONAL HURDLES. Toe following horses remain m the Grand National Hurdle Race, to be run on July 7: . Et. Bi st. fit 12 2 Mercury ... 9 13 11 13 The Shamrock 9 12 Florin Australian Valour Signature Moorefield Matong Miss King Firepan Rattlesnake Old Chappie 11 3 11 0 10 7 20 6 Red Sea Realm Dee ring Corinthus 10 6 Sirenis 10 5 The Son Canto Bribery 10 3 10 0 Note.-The name of Sarasati was tele graphed to usas one of the acceptors for the abore race. Weight not stated.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 7 July 1906
THE NEW COOKING UTENSIL, as recommended by the highest medical authorities, at WHIT LOCK & COMPANY'S, Carnarvon. Delicious Butter. FRESH shipment of DELICIOUS BUT TEE just arrived. Early applica tion necessary to prevent disappointment. W. NEWMAN, Yankee Town. Notice. P. AYLIFFE & CO., HOTEL and STOEEKEEPEBS. of Bangemall, BEG to notify the public that they intend to OPEN a BRANCH of their STOREKEEPER BUSINESS at the LYONS JUNCTION POLICE STA TION at an early date. They hope by careful attention to busi ness to receive a fair share of the public's patronage. A GRAND BALL will be held at the MASONIC HALL, on THURSDAY, JULY 19. Refreshments will be provided, including Supper. Immediately after Supper, while the guests are still seated, an elaborate Magic Lantern Exhibition. will be given, when about 200 SLIDES WILL BE SHOWN, . including soiue Funny Local Sketches after which Dancing will be resumed. Both Halls will be engaged and no ex pense will be spared to make the ...
PORT HEDLAND NEWS. PORT HEDLAND, July 6. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 7 July 1906
PORT HEDLAND NEWS. PORT EKDLAND, July 6. j A serious stabbing affray occurred here on Sunday night at the Chinese quarters. A Chinaman named Jim Ah Choon vent to an eating house kept by Jim Ah Ming and wanted to purchase some peanuts. The latter on getting them for him, was imme diately stabbed three times with a knife, one deep cat being inflicted in the neck before the assailant was stopped. The victim is being attended by Dr. Batler, who has every hope of his recovery. Ah Choon was brought before the police court on Monday and remanded for eight days. The local races were held on Wednesday and Thursday, the weather being beautiful, bat the attendance and fields were small. Eeealts: Trial.-Councillor 1, My Queen 2. Town Plate.-Silver mine 1, Darky 2. Flying Handicap.-Volcano 1, Daybreak 2. Time, 1 min. 26 sec. Hacks.-Matrimony. Tantalite Stakes.-My Queen L, Darky 2. Yule Plate.-Daybreak I, Princess Louise 2. Stockman's Parse.-My Qaeen 1, Coun cillor 2. Port Hedland Handicap.-Volca...
MUNICIPAL. CARNARVON. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 7 July 1906
MUNICIPAL. CABNABVON. The regular fortnightly meeting of the Carnarvon Municipal Council waa held on Tuesday afternoon, there being present Crs. G. Atkinson, J. H. Mansfield and H. He&rn. In the absence of the Mayor Cr. Mane field was voted to the chair. The minutes of the previous meeting were read and confirmed. COREE6PONDENCE. From DaAgety & Go., Carnarvon, stating they were unwilling to light the Kitson light at the goods shed and had never ex pressed their willingness to do so. Cr. Heara was deputed to see Mr. Cameron, supervisor of public works, with a view to getting that gentleman to in struct a council labourer how to light the lamp. On the motion of Cr. Heara, seconded by Cr. Atkinson, it was decided that labourer Bouse should be instructed to take charge of the^amp. THE KILLS AND ENGINE. F. Parker wrote offering to take charge of the windmills and engine at Yankee Town for an annual sum of £60. The chairman said whilst the present employees did their work ...
The Northern Times. PASTORAL, MINING AND PEARLING NEWS. SATURDAY, JULY 7, 1906. LOGAL AND GENERAL. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 7 July 1906
The Jiffrtljsnt PASTORAL, MINING AND PEARLING NEWS. SATURDAY, JULY 7, 1906. LOGAL AND GENERAL. POLICE INSPECTION.-Inspector D re wry arrived from Geraldton by the s.8. Bul Iarra on an official visit to this district. CBICKET.-The cricket match, Carnar von v Brick Hoase, has been postponed till next Saturday afternoon. ANOTHER STORE FOR THE JUNCTION. Messrs. Ayliffe & Co. announce they are opening a business at tha Junction shortly. Whilst in Perth Mr. Ayliffe made large purchases for this new business, 'which will be opened shortly in the old police buildings. SCHOOL PICNIC.-On Monday the scholars of the Carnarvon State school were treated to a picnic at the jetty. Every provision had been made by willing workers for the comfort of the youngsters, who had a thoroughly good time. | SEVENTH DAY ADVENTIST MISSION. During the past few days Pastor F. L. Fineter has conducted mission services in the Jubilee Hall to small but ap preciative1 audiences. The mission will be continued ...
STATE PARLIAMENT. PERTH, July 3. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 7 July 1906
STATE PARLIAMENT. PERTH, July 3. The Legislative Council will not sit this week. July 4. Tn the Assembly yesterday, Mr. Butcher, while expressing general satisfaction at the appointment of Mr. Moore as Premier, regretted that gentleman's lack of familiarity with the North. Strangers in the gallery, listening to Mr. Butcher, concluded that the vast natural resources of the UForth were of greater worth than Sheba's priceless treasures. July 5. The adjourned debate on the Address in-Reply was continued in the House of Assembly yesterday. Mr. Taylor said, among other things, that he supported the Labour Government until they turned dog on him, until they betrayed him, and iintil they started the first of a series of political treacheries. July 6. The Assembly is still occupied with the Address-in-Beply.
YANYEAREDDY SHOOTING CASE. SECOND MAGISTERIAL HEARING. FLEMING AGAIN DISCHARGED. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 7 July 1906
YANYEAREDDY SHOOT ING CASE. SECOND MAGISTERIAL HEARING. FLEMING AGAIN DISCHARGED. At the Magistrates' court on Monday, before MeBsre. C. D. V. FOBS, R.M., E. H. Angelo, and J. H. Mansfield Js.P., John Fleming was again brought up on a charge of*murdering James Lonton at Tanyeareddy station on November 23 last. Mr. G. T. "Wood (Crown Prosecutor) conducted the prosecution, and Mr. C. E. Ewing appeared to defend the accused. Constable Buck gave evidence as to witnessing the depositions signed by the respective witnesses at the first hearing of the case on February 3 last, after which Mr. Wood asked that the depositions should be put in as evidence. Dr. Hickinbotham then entered the box and in reply to Mr. Wood stated that in giving his evidence at the former enquiry he had stated the position of the wound was such as to lead him to believe the two men were standing up. Mr. Wood asked that the evidence given by Fleming at the coroner's inquest should be read out. Mr. Ewing objected to t...
SOUTHERN NEWS. PERTH, July 2. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 7 July 1906
SOIJTHEEN NEWS. PERTH, July 2. ^representatives or mill workers in the timber industry bad an opportunity of discussing the situation on Satur day, when a conference of delegates took place at Yarloop. Surprise was expressed at the absence of Mr. A. J. Wilson. A motion was moved that the matter of a deputation waiting upon the Premier with reference to a reduction in railway freights should be referred to a ballot of mill workers. Another motion was submitted, viz., "That this conference of delegates, representing. 3,000 timber workers, expresses unqualified disgust at the cowardice displayed by* Mr. Wilson in refraining from attending the con ference. Further, that Mr. Wilson no longer retains the confidence of the mill workers."5 A ballot for the selection of a Labor candidate to contest , the Guildford seat resulted: W. D. Johnson 268, H. Williams 165. Mr. F. C, Farrell ha& been selected as the Ministerial candidate. A burning fatality occurred at Greenmount, four miles f...
STOCK AND STATION NEWS. [Items of news intended for publication in this column will be gladly received.] ARTESIAN BORING. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 7 July 1906
STOCK AND STATION NEWS. . [Items of news intended for publication ia (hi* colnata will b« gl»dly receirod.] ARTESIAN BOEING. Messrs. Davis, Hankinson & Co. inform as that the No. 2 bore at Brick House sta tion has now been completed, tbe depth being 2,027 ft., and the flow of water 1,096,000 gallons per 24 hoars. When bor ing ceased the drill was still in sandstone. The water is by far the best yet struck in any artesian bore in the North, and from ft satnple shown in town on Thursday it woald appear to be excellent drinking water. Tbe following figures show the flow of water recorded at the depths men tioned : Depth. Flow. Feet. Gals, per day. 1516 9,000 1657 13,000 1677 16,000 1693 18,700 1880 40,000 1895 205,400 1923 500,000 1976 ... ... ... 1,000,000 2027 1,096,000 This boring plant is now being dismantled and will be carted to a site about ten miles east of the No. 2 bore, where Sir. Bart intends baring another bore pnt down, which will make the third on Brick House sta...