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Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The West Australian — 1 October 1880
Strayed Stock. NOTICE. HAS been on our run for the last two years, one dark brown MARE pony, now with yearling, branded something like three three (33) and half circle over the same on near shoulder, little white on both hind feet, stands about 13.} hands high. If not claimed will be sold. M CLUNE & CO. Victoria Plains, Sept. 4,1880. [10s. 30s. HEWABJD. STRAYED from Jarrahdale, about two years since, and supposed to have gone towards Rockingham, or the Serpentine, one red BULLOCK ; white and red face ; branded TD on hip.; tip off ear. Any one delivering the same to me, will receive the above reward. S. GIBBS. Canning, Sept. 12. [10s. 6d. FOUND on my run, a red and white STEERE ; branded f on near rump ; no other brand or mark to be seen. If not claimed will be sold. H. B. LEFROY. Walebing, 11th Sept. 1880. [7s. NOW in my paddock, one blue and white BULLOCK; branded J HD on off rump. Can be had by paying expenses. If not claimed in time allowed by law will be sold to defray e...
THE WEST AUSTRALIAN. VIGILANS ET AUDAX PERTH, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 1, 1880. THE EXTENSION OF THE EASTERN DISTRICTS RAILWAY. [Newspaper Article] — The West Australian — 1 October 1880
TUB WEST MST1AMM. VlöILiN8 ET AUDAX BEIMÍÍÍFRIDAY, OCTOBER 1, 1880. THE EXTENSION OF THE EASTERN DISTRICTS RAILWAY. IT IS much to be regretted that the public discussion of the Eastern Districts railway extension should take place subsequent to a determination on the subject having been arrived at by the Legislature rather than previous to that decision. For certainly it will by no means tend to further a realiza- tion of the hopes we entertain, or to induce a compliance with our wishes on the part of the SECBETABY of STATE, if he finds that na sooner have we forwarded resolutions praying that the Imperial Government will sanction a loan for the purpose of carrying on the railway in a certain direction, than we at once proceed to quarrel in regard to those resolutions, and cannot agree amongst ourselves as to what that direction should be. But a faint interest, we are well aware, is taken by the public in politics generally. Railway extension, however, is more than a question of gen...
OCCASIONAL NOTES. LOCAL AND GENERAL. [Newspaper Article] — The West Australian — 1 October 1880
ÔÊÊASÏÔNAk NOTES. LOCAL AND GENERAL. 0 ÜB friend ' Verus, ' apparently quite un- able to combat our arguments, publishes as a reply to them a column of characteristic misrepresenta- tions and of characteristic sneers, embellished with an astonishing exhibition of-shall we say " bor- rowed "-classical learning. There is only one statement in his effusion which we think it worth our while to notice. * Verus ' asserts that for pur- poses of our own we have mis-represented the English constitution and led the public to be- lieve what "all men will (not) have the 'chann- ing simplicity ' to accept " - that the Crown cannot now dismiss Ministers supported by a majority of the House of Commons. 'VerusV knowledge of constitutional questions must cer- tainly be as 'borrowed' as that which he attributes to ourselves, if he really imagines that the Crown has this power. The Crown has all sorts of powers in theory, which it does not possess in practice. And we are " charmingly simple " enough t...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The West Australian — 1 October 1880
Steam to Albany, via Bunbury and Vasse, with the FIRST FORTNIGHTLY OCTOBER English Mails. THE s.S. ROB ROY, sails as above, on TUESDAY Afternoon, October 5th, at half-past three. JAMES LILLY & CO., Agents. Fremantle, September 21,1880. Steam from Melbourne and Ade laide, transhipping to Rob Roy at Albany. MONTH OF OCTOBER. IIHES.B. OTWAY will be . despatched from the above ports as under: MELBOURNE-Saturday, Oct. 23rd. ADELAIDE-Wednesday, Oct. 27th. JAMES LILLY & CO., Agents. Fremantle, Sept. 21st, 1880. Wool to london! Wool to london! W1 rE are prepared to under- take the through tran _fait of wool to London rift Adelaide, per steam or first class sailing vessel. Freight and Insurance at lowest rates. JAMES LILLY & CO. Agents s.s " Rob Roy and Otway." Fremantle, Sept. 24th, 1880. FOR FORT WALCOTT. rpHE favorite trader, 1 ARIEL, _ ,H. Leidicke, master, will sail for the above port on or about the 16th OCTOBER. For freight or passage, apply to, M. HIGHAM &...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The West Australian — 1 October 1880
THE "WEST AUSTRALIAN." ^ A First-Class Bi-Weekly Newspaper PVBLTSHIKO DAXS : TUESDAYS and FRIDAYS. It is the only paver in the colony pullished oftener than once a week. TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION : 5s. BEE QUARTER; 20s. PER ANNUM. THE quarters terminate on the 31st of March, 30th June, 30th September and 31st Daoember, at which periods ONLY can Sub- scribers decline, by giving notice in writing, and paying the amount due to the end of the quarter then current. Persons desirous of subscribing during the cur- rency of a quarter will ouly be charged front the date «f their commencing, Subscribers who do not give written notice to the contrary, are considered as wishing to continue their subscription ; and it is particulary requested that persons forwarding notices for insertion will state the number of times they shal appear. As an Advertising medium the " WEST AUS k^ TRALIAN " offers special advantages, not possess- ed by any other Western Australian newspaper. It circulates largely throu...
SHIPPING NEWS. ARRIVALS FREMANTLE. [Newspaper Article] — The West Australian — 1 October 1880
SHÏPPÏNÊ NEWS. ARRIVALS FREMANTLE. Sept. 26.-s.s. ROB ROY, 267 tons,R. A. England, from Albany vis Vasse and Bunbury. Passengers-Messrs. Fane, Simpson, Cum- mings, and Mrs. Prosser. 30. - CHARLOTTE PADBURY, barque, T. Barber, from London. Passengers-Cabin .. Mr. S. P. Phillips, Mrs. Phillips, Miss Emma Phillips, Miss Emma' Thompson, Miss Mina Thompson, Miss Elma Ley, Masters John M. Ley, G. A. Clifton, E.Y. Clifton, G. H. Bos- tock, Walter Strickland, and Miss Grace Lof tie. Steerage: C. Greenwood, Eliza Greenwood, Harriett Greenwood, Francis M. Greenwood, Fredk. Elsiti, Abraham Silvester, Robert Mat- thews, W. B. Green, J. Wilkins, C. Bailey, Emma Bailey, Fanny North, C. H. Shibbs, and George Shibbs. 30.—HELENA MENA, barque, 637 tons, E. Marsh, from London. Passengers—Cabin : Mr. O. P. Stables, Mrs. H. C. James, Mrs. Jauncey. Steerage : W. H. Herdsman, Lucy Herdsman, Henry Herdsman, Charlotte Herds- man, Walter Herdsman, Arthur Herdsman, Henrietta Herdsman, Pat. Cahill, Catherine C...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The West Australian — 5 October 1880
Ml. &9SE& N8X1UJÏ, SURGEON DENTIST, (Registered by the Medical Couneil of Lonlori), ST. GEORGE'S TERRACE, PEBTH, (NEXT DOOB TO MB. SHOLL'S, SOLICITOR.) NITROUS OXIDE GAS administered for the painless extraction of teeth. Hours of consultation : 30 a.m. till 5 p.m. Perth, September 6. Northam Temperance Mall and Bushman's Home. A BAZAAR of useful and fancy articles will be held in the Temperance Hall, Northam, on TUESDAY, November 2. Proceeds will be devoted to the payment of the debt upon the building. Contributions; will be thankfully received. CAROLINE CLIFTON, Hon. Secretary. Northam, Oct. 4. '
TELEGRAPHIC NEWS BRITISH AND FOREIGN. [ASSOCIATED PRESS.] AUSTRALIAN TRANSCONTINEN[?] TAL RAILWAY. LONDON, Oct. 2. [Newspaper Article] — The West Australian — 5 October 1880
HÏWS BRITISH AND FOREIGN. ! [ASSOCIATED PRESS.? **" AUSTRALIAN TRANSCOÎÏTIÎÏEN? TAL RAILWAY. LONDON, Oct. 2. It iß reported that a movement is on foot among the syndicate of the Stock Exchange to further the construction of the Austra- lian Transcontinental Ballway. THE IMPERIAL GOVERNMEMT AND KANDAHAR. LONDON, Oct. 2. The British Government have decided not to retain possession of Kandahar. THE IMPERIAL GOVERNMENT AND IRELAND. LONDON, Oct. 2. The Imperial Government have decided not to re-enact the special measures hereto- fore provided for the preservation of peace in Ireland. THE BERLIN TREATY. LONDON, Oct. 2. The Ambassadors of the Great Powers have drawn up a protocol wherein is de- clared their solidarity as regards the Berlin Treaty. AFFAIRS IN BASUTOLAND. LONDON, Oct. 2. The latest intelligence from Basutoland is to the effect that the insurgent tribes have made further attacks on the Cape Mounted Rifles, but have been repulsed. THE PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION. NEW YORK, October 1...
ON CLASSING WOOL. [Newspaper Article] — The West Australian — 5 October 1880
ON CLASSING WOOL. The following remarks on wool classing by ' Pastora' in the Town and Country Journal, will, we think, be of use to our country readers at the present time. Wool-classing, even of a very rough kind, has certainly been too much neglected by the sheep farmers of this colony : " It is a most important part of business at shear- ing time, to sort and class the wool, as required for pressing, and for this work a skilful person ought to be placed at the wool-table, and as the various fleeces come before him for rolling, and placing in the different woolbins, he must carefully remove all skirtings and stained points, putting the best pieces into No. 1 woolpack, and the rest under the rolling table, which is afterwards carefully screen- ed on the table and put into No. 2 sack. The first will be No. 1 pieces, to which the belly wool is added, it being shorn first. Care must be taken by the woolrofier in assorting the'fleeces in this way. Ewes ore being shorn, say merinoes ; ...
"HELENA MENA:" MASTER'S REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — The West Australian — 5 October 1880
"HELENA MENA :" MASTER'S REPORT. Sailed from Gravesend, June 24th ; from the Downs, June 26th. In the Channel experienced strong head winds, continuing until we took our departure from the Lizard on July 4th. Sighted the island of Madeira, July 17, when we were be- calmed for a few days. Had light N.E. trade winds. Crossed the Equator, Aug. 8th, in Long. 23*30 W., forty-four days out, after which moder- ate S.E. trades were experienced, and fine weather. Passed the island of Tristan d' Acunha, Aug. 23rd, and the meridian of the Cape in Lat. 40 "0 S, on Sept. 2nd. Thence we experienced heavylgales from N.E. to North, with heavy sea, starting and wash- ing away a portion of top-gallant bulwarks. The Easting was ran down between 39* and 40" S., with moderate breezes and much fine weather. Sighted the island of Amsterdam, September 17th. Fron this island we had much light E. and Northerly winds-very fine weather. Sighted Rottnest Island, at 9 a.m., Sept. 30tfa, and anchored in Gages Roa...
CORRESPONDENCE. [Newspaper Article] — The West Australian — 5 October 1880
C8X&ESP&N9£N££ S b&lt; No notioe can be taken of anonymous communications Every letter must be accompanied by the name andad. dress of the writer, not necessarily for publication, but as a guarantee of good faith. We in all cases claim the right to abbreviate or correct communications. Unless accompanied by a stamped envelope, we cannot guarantee the return of declined MSS. Correspondents who persist in writing on both sides of toe . paper, in violation of our rule, cannot expect their com. munications to be published.
CITY COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — The West Australian — 5 October 1880
CITY CQUNCIL. oj _^___^ ti _ The ordinary monthly meeting of the City Coun- cil waa held in the Town Ball on Friday evening, October 1. Present -His Worship the Mayor and Crs. Smith. Vincent, Stone, Christie, Waldeck, Summers, Jewell, Letch, Sholl, and Backshall. ACCOUNTS PASSED. The following accounts were audited and passed for payment : John Bridges, £117s. ; Lawrence & Sou, £1 4S. ; F. F. Armstrong, £25 13s. 4d. ; J. A. Halliday, 18s. 6d. ; J. K. Mews, £53 Os. lOd. ; G. Lazenby, £8 9s. 9d. ; W. Smith, £2 ; W. Love, Us. ; Supervisor, £1117s. ; A. Dearden, £22 153. lOd. ; City Press, £1 8s. Gd. THE REV. MR. SHEARER AND THE USE OF THE TOWN HALL. The MAYOR said no donbt the councillors had noticed the correspondence and the advertisement, emanating from the Rev. Mr. Shearer, and publish- ed in the local papers. He thought that in justice to himself he should explain to the-meeting all the circumstances connected with this affair, and, hav- ing done so, he would invite an exp...
TOO BAD. TO THE EDITOR OF THE WEST AUSTRALIAN. [Newspaper Article] — The West Australian — 5 October 1880
TOO BAD. To THE EDITOB OF THE WEST AUSTRALIAN. SIR,-Is not your fremantle contemporary more than usually inconsistent to-day 1 In one column, in urging the advisability of not at- tempting to carry out public works, before we are in a position to carry them ont ' economically,' namely, under a ministerial system of Govern- ment, your contemporary says "Responsible Government first, and railways afterwards," because (so he says) public works constructed under ministerial Government would be con- structed''economically" and be the "making of the country." Turn we to another column of the same paper. Referring to the financial embarrassments of New Zealand-the finest colony of the group, blessed, too, with Responsible Government your consistent rival says : " All the public works will be stopped, and no new ones under- taken, the reason, of course, being-no money." Really this ia too absurd ! Yours truly, MERCATOR. October 2nd.
MR. MORRISON WANTS TO KNOW. TO THE EDITOR OF THE WEST AUSTRALIAN. [Newspaper Article] — The West Australian — 5 October 1880
- loi MR. MORRISON WANTS TO KNOW. To THE EDITOR OF THE WEST AUSTRALIAN. ist - . ... i. ... Í. . An SIB,-Perhaps you will allow me, in the tarst place, to point ont a misprint in the 32nd line of my letter dated Sept. 20th, re " A Railway System." In place of the words " the outlet of these ports " it should have been " the outlet of three ports." In yonr issue of Oct. 1st, I notice a corres- pondent upholds "the free pass system." I would ask you,-Do hon. members feel gratified at being placed on a par. with railway clerks 1 Who are the "pseudo-economists" who have started up with a " cheese-paring" cry, declar- ing such a step will seriously increase the finan- cial difficulties of the colony ? Is it probable that a' " free pass " on all the railways of the colony (as proposed and passed iu the House) is only worth a shilling each ? Was the member who brought forward the motion, its originator ? How many of the constituencies do you think are in favor of " payment of members " in a...
"CHARLOTTE PADBURY:" MASTER'S REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — The West Australian — 5 October 1880
1 CHARLOTTE PADBURY :" MASTER'S RE- PORT. Left Gravesend June 28 th, 7p.m. with light winda. W. to S.W., thick foggy weather. Cleared TJshant July 5th, thence to Madeira light winds W. to S. W., where we made the N.E. trades, which were light, and which we lost in 16 deg. North. Thence to the Equator fresh S. and S.W. winds, which was crossed in 24 W. long. Fresh S.E. trades to 23 S. Passed the Cape on 29th August, with strong easterly winds; thence made the Easting between 44 deg. and 40 deg. Experienced light unsettled weather up to St. Paul's, which we passed on 19th September, a heavy gale blowing at the time from the N.W. Thence to Fremantle, light winds from N. to E. and S.E. On Monday, 27th September, spoke brigantíne Cupidon, of Cape Town, 22 days out from Port Pirie, in 34 deg. 44 min. S., Ill deg. 37 min. E. long. Sighted Rott- nest light at 8.20 p.m. September 29th, and anchor- ed same day.
SHIPPING NEWS ARRIVALS FREMANTLE. [Newspaper Article] — The West Australian — 5 October 1880
SIIPMNS NEWS ARRIVALS FREMANTLE. Sept. 30.-ARMISTICE, barquo, 353 tons, J. Campbell, from Port Augusta; in ballast. Passengers-Mrs. Campbell and family, and Miss Seley. 30.-ARIEL, schooner, 75 tons, H. Leidicke, from Dongarra. Cargo-134 sacks barley, W. D. Moore ; 613 bags wheat, T. W. Oakley. Oct. 3.-ROB ROY, s.s. 267 tons, R.A. England, from Champion Bay. Passengers Mrs. Gale, Mrs. Rowan, Messrs. S. Phillips, H. Stanley, W. Matthias, J. Lindsell, J. de Lacy, J. Lascelles, J. G. Anderson, H. Snook, E. H. Laurence, Mrs. Jones, MÍBS M. Godfrey, and Miss Crawlin. Cargo-230 bags barley, 161 trusses hay, 5 bags nour, 200 sheep, and 17 pkgs. and parcels. DEPARTURE. Oct. 3.-BELLE OF BUNBURY, schooner, 42 tons, A. Stewart, for Yasse ria Bunbury. Cargo-8 boxes tea, 1 ton salt, 10 cases kero- sene, 4 bags sugar, 7 bdles. and 29 bars iron, 12 cases and 1 |-cask spirits, and 48 pkges. sundries.
FARM AND STATION. GENERAL PRINCIPLES OF BREEDING. (Continued.) [Newspaper Article] — The West Australian — 5 October 1880
ÎAIM AUB STATÏ8M. GENERAL PRINCIPLES OF BREEDING. (Continued.) Darwin believes that the development of low organisms into higher forms is chiefly due to-(1) influences, telluric and climatic, that had a modi- fying effect on the living organisms ; (2) to the struggle for existence, and the survival of the fit- test; (3) through natural selection, carried on mostly unconsciously ; (4) through certain habits and inclinations being strongly developed and in- herited by after generations. If the surface of the earth had remained in its primitive condition, the animal and vegetable organisms then existing would have adapted themselves gradually to the condi- tions favorable to their existence. Their variation would then have been comparatively slight, and their types would soon have become fixed. Any violent and general changes in the surface of the earth must have occasioned a great destruction of plants and animals, and a comparatively small number of them survived-that is, those whose...
OUR TREATMENT OF NATIVES. TO THE EDITOR OF THE WEST AUSTRALIAN. [Newspaper Article] — The West Australian — 5 October 1880
OUR TREATMENT OF NATIVES. To THE EDITOR OF THE WEST AUSTRALIAN. DEAR SIR,-The severe epidemic of iufluenza which is just now prevalent, brings before ua more forcibly than ever, the deplorable state of the natives, who are far more susceptible to the disease than we are, and who suffer much more from its effects. To see them afflicted as at this present time, without any refuge where they might have their ailments attended to, forces one to ponder upon the painful subject of our treatment of the native race. I think we should as a community ask ourselves this question Are we going to take any step towards improv- ing the present disgraceful condition of the natives, or shall we calmly watch that miserable, pitiable extinction, which must be their certain doom if left in their present neglected state ? Speaking generally of the natives in the South- ern portions of the colony, and more particularly qf thoqe near the centres of population, it may be truly said that, in life, they are ...
COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE. LONDON WOOL MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — The West Australian — 5 October 1880
COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE. LONDON WOOL MARKET. The third series of colonial wool sales for the current year opened on August 17, with a fair, but not an over-crowded, attendance of buyers, the cataloguebeingcomposednsfollows:-Sydney, 3,911 bales ; Port Phillip, 376 ; Tasmania, 373 ; New Zealand, 885; Cape and Natal, 1,307 ; sun- dries, 76; total, 6,928 bales. Competition was characterised bymueh hesitation, especially on the part of the French section of the trade, which operated very sparingly. According to Messrs. Charles Bairne & Co. prices exhibited much irre- gularity, and as far as can be judged by a single sale-and that not a strictly representative one they must be quoted, as compared with the close of the May-June auctions, about 5 per cent, cheap- er for Capes, and from 5 to 7 per cent, lower as regards Australian and New Zealand produce. Messrs. J. T. Simes & Co. state " that the prices realised as compared with the irregular and weak condition at close of l...
THE WEST AUSTRALIAN. VIGILANS ET AUDAX PERTH, TUESDAY, OCT. 5, 1880. THE REMNANT OF LOST TRIBES. [Newspaper Article] — The West Australian — 5 October 1880
XBÎB WEST AlSTlAMAM. YiGiiiAXS ET AUDAX PERTH, TUESDAY, OCT. 5,1880. THE REMNANT OF LOST TRIBES. Ai the last meeting of the Anglican Church Synod the subject of missions for christianiz- ing and for ameliorating the condition of the native race received much attention, and a committee on missions was appointed to further consider the matter, with a view, if possible, to arrange some practical scheme by which the benevolent intentions of the Synod might be successfully carried out. The last issue of the Standard informs us that at a meeting of this committee held on the 21st of last month, it was resolved " that arrangements should be made for the commencement of a Mission Station on the Upper Murchison River in September of next year : a party being started in May to put up buildings and to make other preli- minary preparations, provided that by that time we have the prospect of sufficient ad- ditional pecuniary and other assistance being forthcoming, and of a good man being found t...