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The Advertiser SATURDAY, JUNE 19, 1897. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 19 June 1897
Cfc« §Ukrtim SATURDAY, JUNK 19, 1897. THE Quarantine Regulations at this port are still in the same ridiculous condition as they were last year. Protests seem to hare no effect upon the sapient health authorities in Perth. Every mail steamer is placed in quarantine because Aden baß been called at within 21 days. Now it is well-known that smallpox, the disease against which the precautions are taken, develops within fourteen days and that there is little chance of the disease being introduced provided that it has not appeared on board before the steamer's arrival at Albany. There is nothing rational in the regulation for there is no apparent danger. We are quite satined that if Perth were not in snch a dreadful condition, the Health Authorities would not be so stringent, in their regulations. There is a dread, however, of any other disease attacking the capital, for if small pox ever got a hoi i there it would deci mate the people. In the ineantuné Albany, which is in a healthy condi...
PRESENTATION TO THE HON. J. A. WRIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 19 June 1897
PRESENTATION TO THE HON. J. A. WRIGHT. A presentation from the late employees of the West Australian Land Company was made at the Freemason's Hot»! on Thursday afternoon to the late General Manager of the Great 8outhern Brilway, the Hon. J. A. Wright. Mr. Gwynne uccupiei the chair and there were also present Mr. Hemingway (Locomotive Department), Mr. Heithereay (Stationmaster at Aloany), Mr. Morrish ¿Inspector of Permanent Way), Mr. Castle dine, Mr. Parker and Mr. Waugh ; also Mr. Cairns (Messrs. Millar Brothers) and the Mayor (Mr. John Moir). The Chairman read sympathetic telegrams from Mr. J. T. Short, from Mr. C. S. Toppin and from " the late officers of the Company now at Perth. The Chairman in making the presentation said they were there thai day as representa tives of the stan2 and employees of the West australian Land Company to bid farewell to Mr. Wright and at the same to beg his acceptance of an address, together with a piece cf plate, the latter of which he was sorry to s...
THE GLENBROOK TRAGEDIES. STRUGGLE IN THE DOCK. BUTLER ATTEMPTS TO COMMITT SUICIDE. SENTENCED TO DEATH. Sydney, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 19 June 1897
THE GLENBROOK TRAGEDIES. STRUGGLE IN THE DOCK. BUTLER ATTEMPTS TO COMMITT SUICIDE. SENTENCED TO DEATH. Sydney, Thursday. Those who watched Butler's dsmeanor on j the first and second days of the trial were unprepared for the sudden change and almost ' demoniacal ferocity which he exhibited yes terday morning. When he made his entry into the dock he fought his custodians like a tiger, and refused to take a seat, struggling, hitting, and butting the constables. He was thrust into a sitting posture and his hands manacled. H is clothing was disarranged and his eyes flashing. This was merely the flickering out of a mighty straggle, which had occurred in the passage below. When Butler appeared he wore round his neck a sort of bandage, which kept his head down. He had made a third unsuccessful attempt to commit suicide on the previous evening. With a small tin tag used on a plug of tobacco he made a lacerated wound in lus neck. He was so determined to get at his jugular vein that he endeav...
THE QUEEN'S REIGN. LOCAL CELEBRATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 19 June 1897
THE QUEEN'S REIGN. LOCAL CELEBRATIONS. The final arrangera ea ts are now almost completed for the local celebrations which will extend over two days - Tuesday and Wednesday -? which will be observed as holidays by the shopkeepers and business houses in the town while the Banks will close on Tnesday, Wednesday and Thursday. On Tuesday the programme commences at ll a.m. and lasts till the small hoars of the following morning. The scholars and teachers will as semble at the school ground at ll a.m.,and in the presence of the School Board they will be presented with the medals by the. head teacher, Mr. Horton. When tins ceremony bas been completed, six trees will be planted by the children. At noon the function of dedicating the re serve in Stirling-terrace to the Queen will be performed by the Mayor and Councillors on the terrace. At 1 p.m. a long programme ! of athletic sports for adults will be held in McKail's grant opposite the York Hotel, the event exciting most interest being the...
PROGRAMME FOR THE TWO DAYS. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 19 June 1897
PROGBAMME FOB THE TWO DAYS. The following programme will bis carried oat ; TUESDAY. 11 a.m. -Distribution of medals to the child ren in the public ehool ground, also tree planting. 12 " -Dedication of the Stirling-terrace Park to Her Majesty the Queen. 1 p.m.-Sports in MçKail's grant for adults. 7 " -Public ball for children, : 8 " -Illuminations.' 10 " -Public ball for adults. WEDNESDAY. 1 p.m.-^Cyclists' procession, starting at the Post Office. 2 " -Sports for children in McKail's grant. 2 " -Bicycle races on the Middleton-rd. 8 " -Concert in the Town Ballin aid of the Blind Asylum. 8.30 -Oddfellows* Ball. London, Wednesday. Two hundred Canadian troops haye arrived. The illuminations that were arranged to take place in India have been abandoned, owing to the earthquake, and the money ia to be devoted to the relief of the sufferers. The Volksraad will adjourn during Jubilee Week, and ail public offices will be, ciosed in the Transvaal, During the sittings several members declared t...
HAWAII. London, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 19 June 1897
SAW All. London, Wednesday. Renter says that Secretary Sherman and the Hawaiin delegates have signed the treaty of annexation. Japan has protested that the treaty is a breach of the treaty between Hawaii and Japan. London, Thursday. President McKinley in a message to the Senate says that the treaty for the annexation of Hawaii will continue ex isting treaties. The United States would not allow any other country to interfere in Hawaii. The Murquis Ito would cer tainly not create an international diffi culty in respect of the annexation.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 19 June 1897
- / Tpnvàj GEOBGÈ HOTEL, Xi, / A:L BAKYJ ~« «S3 ^?ifiïose to Ballway andi Jettic8)S@l?3 frftgain nuder the Proprietorship and direct y Management of MB EDWA.BD BEYNOLDS, wbo 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. 191L OYAL GEORGE HOTEL, r ALBANY (Close to Bailwaj and Jetties) Is again nuder the Proprietorship and direct Management of ME EDWABD REYNOLDS, who intends to spare r>9 expense to maintain bis reputation and to keep the above Hotel the most Popular in Albany. Billiards and Stabling. Porter attends all Trains and Steamers. 1911.
THE SCHOOL BOARD. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 19 June 1897
THE SCHOOL BOARD. A special meeting of the School Board was held on Wednesday afternoon. Present Father Mateo (chairman}, Mesdames Hassell and Knight, Messrs. Pearson and Bird, and the Secretary. A letter was received from Mrs. L. H. Everett, stating that her girl aged 13 had been caned at the school on two occasions by Mr. English, which left wheals on her hands. She intended prosecuting the headmaster and hoped the Board would take steps in the matter. The Secretary was instructed to inform Mrs. Everett that the Board could not inter fere but would forward her letter to the Education Department. A letter was received from Messrs. C. & E. Millar, granting the same concessions on the. Denmark line on Jubilee Day as the Govern ment had conceded to school children on their railway.-Beceived. The Secretary said he had written to the Colonial Treasurer for a grant for the Cran brook school as the Board had no funds. A letter was received from Mr. O. P. Staples statin? that he wa...
ESPERANCE NEWS. Esperance, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 19 June 1897
ESPERANCE NEWS. Esperance, Friday. A public meeting was held last night to consider the expenditure of the £100 granted by the Government for the Jubilee celebra tions. The meeting was attended by about ¿00 people including a large number of sport ing persons. A motion that the whole amount be devoted to a race meeting caused a heated discussion and disorder, and the chairman had considerable difficulty in keep ing order. The Council's proposal was to spent £50 on a rotunda, £30 on athletic sports and £20 on childrens day. Eventually it was decided to expend £40 on a race meet ing, £30 athletics sports and £30 on the children. The Council to-day a greed to adopt that coarse. Preparations are now being > made for amusements. Many people here i consider the Government are blameable for granting the money without stipulating the I purpose to which it is to be devoted. The I Resident Magistrate distributed the medals ' t the school yesterday.
FOREIGN CABLES. [FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT] The Suicide of Mr. Barney Barnato, the Millionaire. JUMPS OVERBOARD AT FUNCHAL. London, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 19 June 1897
IWEIGN CÂBLES. [FROM OCR CORRESPONDENT^ The Suicide of Mr* Barney Barnato, the Millionaire. JUMPS OVERBOARD AT FUNCHAL. London, Wednesday. Daring the voyage Mr. Barnato was never left alone, and he appeared to be in good spirits. He was walking, leaning on a passen ger's arm when he asked the time. Be fore he could get a reply, he wrenched his arm away and jumped overboard. The fourth officer plunged into the sea to the rescue, but heavy seas were running and the steamer was travelling at 17 knots an hoar. A boat rescued the officers in an ex hausted condition and picked ap thebody which was floating head downwards. Mrs. Barnato was on board at the time. . On the news of Mr. Barnato's death being received, the Cape Parliament adjourned and the exchanges on the Band and at the Cape were closed. The African market in London is in consequence in a depressed condition bnt the Times says it is not likely the executors will force sales of the stocks held .by the deceased. Later. Barnato t...
CADBURY'S COCOA. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 19 June 1897
CADBUETS COCOA. A, simulating and sustaining cu p-made instantly. To THE DEAF.-A gentleman w!io cured himself of Deafness and Noises in i he Head after 14 years' suffering, \T11 gladly jend full particulars post free.-Address, H. &lt;. LXFTON, Norfolk House, Norfolk-street, Strand, Lon don England,