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NEW ZEALAND. WELLINGTON, July 3. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 7 July 1906
NEW ZEALAITO. WELLINGTON, July 3. j A crusade against indecent post cards has started at' Ghrlstchnrch. Some retailers have been fined. July 5. Sargood, Son, & Ewen, a softgoods firm, have suspended or discharged 18 employees owing to alleged dis coveries of systematic and organised thefts. The Premier says there will pro bably be an inquiry into the cause of the xecent fires on wool ships. A Royal Commission will, be appointed, and if any charges are sheeted home prosecutions will follow.
RAINFALL AT WILLIAMBURY. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 7 July 1906
B A INF ALL AT WILLIAMBUEY. The subjoined table shows the rainfall at William bury station for the eighteen years from 1888 to 1905. During this period the average rainfall was 8.07 inches. 061 iZ 01 Z 01 LI 8 168 T I 8 Zf QZ f I m f 881 Z9 I fl 9 f en zi OBQ MS. »£>0 ^BS I T f 8 81 81 18 9 OX Z 081 92 ZT 19 got 82 TO L m i LX SOT 398 f L L& '?9 18 Z8 I8f fZ 991 W 698 se 189 991 Zl Lit 9 69 ZOI 9LZ 86T 6i9 8TI IB T9 ZL 9fr T 91 LI I fZ 89 9 \Zf 9Zf 01> Say *(tif onuf Atjc itly wpi qej KIT 9Z 688 83 888 Z IV 08 GO 9 T6 U\ 0 9L\ 9f TO 8TZ LH z 608 Zl ZL ie 9Z 081 99 Zl 8 Lf I9T 9Z 868 19 ezz 89 I 69
TASMANIA. LAUNCESTON, July 2. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 7 July 1906
TASMANIA. Laukcestok, July 2. j Fair progress is being made with the work of repairing the Mt. Lyell railway. About sixty men are em ployed, and it is hoped- they will have the work sufficiently advanced to enable the train service to be resumed on Wednesday. 11 Jnly 3. A fatal gun accident is reported from Gunnes Plain. Allen Newbury went out sparrow shooting. Later on be was found dead, with a shot wound in his neck. S. Hard wick and A. Hepburn were drowned in Anderson's Bay, Brid port, to-day, through their boat cap sizing.
Cablegrams. A TERRIBLE RAILWAY ACCIDENT. LOUDON, July 1. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 7 July 1906
Cablegrams. 4 A TERRIBLE RAILWAY l ACCIDENT. LOUDON, July 1. A terrible railway disaster on the London and South-Western Railway, involving considerable loss of life, occurred last night. A train known as the American boat train, which runs between Devenport and Waterloo station, London, was wrecked at Salis bury. The engine jumped the rails, and 22 persons were killed and 12 others were injared. Fewer passengers than usual tra velled by the train wrecked at Salis bury on Saturday night, the total ^Jbeipg only 47. The passengers were chiefly arrivals by the Atlantic liner New York, and included a few Cana dians, the balance being Americans. Only the late hour at which the steamer arrived at Plymouth pre vented the train being crowded, as the bulk of the ship's passengers remained on the vessel, preferring to proceed to Southampton by sea. Mr. McLellan (Mayor of New York) and his wife were among the latter. The train consisted, of an engine^ three firsrt-class coaches, guard's van, a...
QUEENSLAND. BRISBANE, July 4. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 7 July 1906
QUEENSLAND. BEISBAKE, July 4. j The sum of £>1,UUU nas disappeared from the accounts of the police court. The money represents, hotel fees. A messenger was sent to the bank with the money. He handed in a bank book which. ' held apparently been initialled by the teller, bat it is under stood the book was . tempered with. The messenger has not since Saturday reappeared at the office.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 7 July 1906
SDBSCRIPTIOXS (POSTAGE INCLUDED). One Tear Six Months One Quarter ... £ S. D. 15 0 ... ... 0 12 6 0 6 6 To AallVfiRTUBBfi. THE NOKLHKEN TIMS arcdofes amongst the pastoralists, miners, pearlers, and business people of TTT whole North, and therefore will be found a first-class medium for adver tisers. Rates for advertising on ap plication.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 7 July 1906
SHIPPING. tCEAN STEAMSHIP CO. LIMITED, WEST AUSTRALIAN STEAM NAVIGATION CO. LIMITED. QUICKEST BOUTE TO LONDON via JAVA and SINGAPOBE. i STEAMSHIPS. SULTAN. MINILYA. 2063 tons. 2744 tons. CiFT. P. Towhmsy. CAPT. E. Bichakdson PAROO. CHARON. 2665 tona. 2681 tons. CAPT. A. MILLS. CAPT. L BELL. Fortnightly Services. SOUTH. From Singapore. From Carnarvon about MINILYA, Jnne 25 July 8 PABOO, Jnly 8 July 24 SULTAN, July 24 August 6 CHARON, Aug. 7 Aug. 22 NORTH. From Fremantle. Carnarvon. CHARON, July 12 Jniy 14 JONILYA, July 27 July 29 PABOO, August 10 August 12 SULTAN, Aug. 26 Aug. 28 These steamers, built ©specially for the trade,; are fitted, with eversr modern appliance for tfi*f comfort of passengers. JAVA.-Large reductions made to families and parties. JUtNDON.- Through tickets issued in conjunction with the P. & 0- Coy., transhipping at Singa pore. Apply DALGETY & COY., LTD., PERTH FREMANTLE 1 GERALDTON CARNARVON COSSACK and' JPORT HEDLAND. J. nT.&Ttg &am...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 7 July 1906
STEWARTS AND LLOYDS, Ld. MAKTDFACTURERS. Wri°ronht Tubes and Fittings. (BLACK, STEAM, and GALVANIZED). VALVES, STEEL PLATES. FOR WINDMILLS, IRRIGATION WORK, ETC. Immense Stocks on hand covering sizes J" to 12" We deal direct with the consumer. West Australian Offices and Stores: FREMANTLE, High Street. Kalgoorlie, Boulder Rd. THE STOCK OWNERS' ASSOCIATION OF W.A., LIMITED. CAPITAL-£30,000, divided into 30,000 Shares of £1 each. PROVISIONAL DIRECTORS: CHARLES HABFEB, ESQ., W. J. BUTCHEB, ESQ., M.L.A., A. E. EICHABDSON, ESQ. BANKERS: Union Bank of Australia, Ltd., Perth. SECEETAET: M. SCHEODEE, 276 St. George's Terrace, Perth. IT is intended that the operations of this Company shall in the first place be confined mainly to endeavouring to secure some reduction of freights and in surance on Wool, Merchandise, and Live Stock, and the purchasing or indenting of goods on commission as required by shareholders. Profits to be divided amongst shareholders pro rata and by rebate on commission...
DALGETY & CO.'S REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 7 July 1906
DALGETY & CO-'S REPORT. We have sold 80 to 90 head of fat cattle account Messrs. McGrath & Sons, of Ash barton, at a satisfactory price, for ship ment per P&too in September, The s s Minilya is making a special trip to Carnarvon, due here about the 16th inst., taking about 6,000 sheep on account of Mr. Jas. Monro to his Pallenup estate, near Albany. Oar Fremantie office hare sold on account Messrs. G. & W. Lefroy 3,400 wethers int the wool and 400 shorn at satisfactory prices, -for shipment in August. The merino sheep sales began at Sydney on Monday, 589 sheep being offered. Hill, Clark & Co. submitted the first lot, from Hattonrig station. 25 pure merinos brought 475 guineas. Mr. Fleecer pur chased three rams for 260 guineas, 200 guineas, and 150 guineas respectively. 25 rams sold for JB157 12s. 7d. each. A stud ram, the property of Mr. John Taylor, of Campbelltown, Tasmania, was purchased by Bayle Bros, for 200 guineas. The Minilya mailman r...
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. ADELAIDE, July 2. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 7 July 1906
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. ADELAIDE, July 2. j On Thursday last the United Labor Party selected the following candi dates to contest the Federal elections : -House of Representatives : Messrs. Batchelor, Hutchinson, Poynton, Dey, Vaughan, 'and Campbell. Senate: Messrs. Russell, Blaodell, and Camp bell. The members of the Labor Party waited on tne Premier and asked him to introdnce into .State - controlled departments a minimum wage of 7s. per day. Mr. Price in replying, stated the Government had investigated the question with a view to arriving at the probable cost. The Ministry were satisfied it was a just, thing to do; the only question was how to do it with out causing an eruption. July 3. The Stock Exchange of Adelaide has removed from its list the name of the Adelaide Hydraulic. Sluicing Co. July 5. The adjourned hearing of the case in which G. Wheeler sued F. J. N. Martin for the recovery of £995, the half share of money drawn by a ticket in Tattersall's sweep on the Sandhurst Cup, was ...
VICTORIA. MELBOURNE, July 2. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 7 July 1906
VICTORIA. MELBOURNE, July 2. | JMews 01 a serious accident to the steamer Glaucus was received on Saturday evening, when a message was received to the effect that the steamer Despatch reported having passed the s.s. Kanowna with the Glaucus in tow . off Gape Patterson. The Glaacns had broken her propellor shaft, and assistance was urgently needed. Jnly 3. The s.s. Marloo, which sheltered behind Wilson's Promqntory yester day, arrived in Hudson's Bay to-day with her steering gear broken down as a result of her battling against the tremendous seas. The captain states the seas enconntered during the voy age were the worst he had seen on the Australian coast. July 4u The police are investigating the death of Michael O'Rorke, who was attacked on St. Kilda beach on Satur day night week. . O'Rorke. who had been walking with a lady friend, left her to go to the lavatory. While inside he must have been attacked, as his skull was fractured. There is no clue as to who committed the deed. An of...
A PROJECTED RAILWAY. LONDON, Jane 30. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 7 July 1906
A PROJECTED RAILWAY. LONDON, Jane 30. j A syndicate described as composed of strong financiers has made a pro posal for the construction of a rail way through South Australia and the Northern Territory. It is understood the syndicate propose to pay £50,000 for a twelve months' option and are anxiously awaiting the decision of the South Australian Government. They profess themselves as confident with regard to the success of the scheme and that there will be no delay in the acceptance of the proposals.
A GUN EXPLOSION. LONDON, June 30. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 7 July 1906
A GUN EXPLOSION. LONDON, June 30. j A lata! gun explosion occurred yesterday on the first-class cruiser Essex, one man being killed and foar injured. The explosion occarred dur ing the manoeuvres at the Scilly Isles, near the Cornish coast. It appears that a blank charge had been fired. The breech was opened for re-loading, when a blank cartridge which was held in readiness exploded owing to the backfire.
INTER-STATE NEWS. NEW SOUTH WALES. SYDNEY, July 2. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 7 July 1906
INTER-STATE NEWS. ? NEW SOUTH WALES. Stdnet, July 2. ] Another case of pneumonic plague, with a fatal termination, has been reported, the victim being Mrs. Miles, a resident of Balmain. She was on visiting terms with Mr. and Mrs. Grove, who died from, this form of plagae last week. The Inspector-General has received a message from the chief of police at Natal to the effect that Willis and Detective McLean left Darban yester day for Sydney in the steamer Euralyu8. July 3. The Colliery Employees Federation hsld a meeting at Newcastle last night and passed a resolntion requesting the wheelers now on strike to resume work at once. Another development occurred in connection with the statement made by Domeny that he was robbed and gagged when his bnilding was des troyed by fire at Molong. Domeny was charged at the police court with having endeavoured to persuade Claude Charters to give false evidence. The latter states that Ddmeny asked him to swear he was the person who cut the cord whic...
GENERAL NEWS. LONDON, June 30. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 7 July 1906
GENERAL NEWS. LONDON, June 30. A committee of debenture holders in McCracken s City, of Melbourne Brewery, Ltd., have proposed a scheme for the amalgamation of the Carlton, I McCracken's, Castfemaine, Shamrock, j and Victoria breweries under the j style or title of the Central Brewing ? Co., with a capital of £1,000,000. The Right Rev. Dr. Winnington Ingram, Bishop of London, .has re ceived a windfall of £140,000. The money is to be expended in the erec tion of new churches. Two earthquake shocks were ex perienced yesterday in Great Britain. The shocks were more severely felt, in the Welsh county of Carnarvonshire and the English counties of Cheshire, Lancashire, and Surrey. The dis turbance in Surrey was confined to the town of Croydon. The correspondent of the Daily Mail at Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, reports that an enquiry has been opened touching the conduct of mounted police towards certain British sub jects. The police overtook and in flicted fifty lashes upon and other wise malt...
SOUTH AFRICAN NATIVE REBELS. LONDON, June 30. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 7 July 1906
SOUTH AFRICAN NATIVE REBELS. LONDON, Jane 30. During a ng&t at Jiaiongo on vv ea nesday last, the Zulns adopted new tactics. They charged down a hill like a ware, the entire body opening oat fan-wise when they reached the base. Only the combined fire from the laLexer and Maxim gems checked their advance. The Rexer gen, a new quickfirer, is proving a marvel lous weapon. Jnly 5. Eive Kaffirs who were recently scouting with Bambaata were arrested yesterday in the suburbs of Johannes burg. Before they were arrested the culprits severely stabbed several -whites and raided native hats. Seven hundred Natal native rebels yesterday attacked a convoy of 28 waggons which was being escorted by 130 soldiers at a place twelve miles from Bond's Drift. They made three desperate charges, but were ultimately repulsed with a loss of 40 killed. One Biitish trooper was killed.
RUSSIA. LONDON, June 30. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 7 July 1906
BtrssiA. LONDON, June 30. Many Warsaw police are fleeing to Anstria owing to the constant assassin ation of officers and comrades by terrorists. The Czar, besides withdrawing the privileges of the Guardsmen has transferred the men of the 1st Bat talion of the Probrajensky Regiment, who were lately stationed at the imperial palace at Feterhof, to an linfiiDtry battalion. A strong detachment of Cossacks has been sent to St. Petersburg to gnard the military and naYal work shops. July 5. Many troops are parading the streets of Vladivostock singing revo lutionary songs. Infantry are posted in the principal thoroughfares. The Guards regiments at Tsarskoe Selo, 18 miles from St. Petersburg, though rigorously isolated, manage to bold political meetings daily. A &lt; strong guard prevents civilians from ] approaching the camp. j
VICTORIAN RACING. MELBOURNE, July 2. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 7 July 1906
VICTORIAN RACING. MELBOURNE, July 2. | The following were the results of the racing at Moonee Valley on Saturday : Hurdles, two miles.-Rattlesnake 1, Corinthus 2, 'Deering 3. Time, 3 min. 49 sec. Trial Handicap, fire furlongs.-Kazoo 1, Dora Grey 2, Yarrabee 3. Time, 1 min. 4£ sec. Valley Handicap, miles.-Viator 1, Seychelles 2, Mallinyook 3. Time, 2 min. 12£ sec. Steeplechase, two miles.-Officer 1, W&rmur 2, Springfield 3. Time, 4 min, 5$ sec. June Plate, 6£ furlongs.-Lady Doris 1, Overture 2, Zoraya 3. Time, 1 min. 23£ sec. June Purse, 64 furlongs.-Yarrabee 1, Sapir 2, Musket Belle 3. Time, 1 min. 25 j sec. July 4. The Melbourne Hunt Club races at Moonee Valley resulted as follows: Clayton Hurdle Race, two miles.-Deer ing 1, Valour 2, Braeman 3. Time, 3 min .62 sec. Binghy Handicap, miles-Windy 1, Pin 2, Sock Harbor 3. Time, 5 min 13} sec. Melbourne Amateur Steeple, 2 j miles Strathloddon 1, Kohinoor 2, R.M.S. 3. Time, 5 min 22 sec. Lyndhuret Jumpers' Flat Race, If miles -E...
BETTING QUOTATIONS. MELBOURNE, July 2. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 7 July 1906
BETTING QUOTATIONS. Melbourne, July 2. Florin was easier for the Hurdle Race to-day. About Rattlesnake J£350 to £50 -was taken, and the same price wa6 on offer. .£500 to £60 was accepted about The Shamrock, and more money was offered at the same figure. Realm is quoted at 10 to 1, The Sun at 100 to 8, ani Firepan at 100 to 5. Bellis continues favourite for the Steeple chase at 5 to 1. Syringa was backed at 10 to 1 and 18 now at 8 to 1. Bar two, odds of 10 to 1 can be obtained. July 3. Betting.-6 to 1 Florin and Rattlesnake, 7 to 1 The Shamrock* 100 to 8 each Realm and The Sun. Elderslie was backed at 600 to 35, Firepan at 1,000 to 60, Old Chappie 1,000 to 49, Canto 1,000 to 20. For the Steeplechase Syringa was backed at 500 to 60, The General at 500 to 40, Decoration at 1,000 to 70, and Auriculum at 500 to 15. Bellis is favourite at 5 to 1, Syringa being quoted at 8 to 1. Odds of 10 to 1 bar two are on offer. July 6. Betting, Grand National Hurdles.-? to 1 Rattlesnake and The Shamro...