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A SYDNEY-SIDE TRAGEDY. SYDNEY, July 16. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 21 July 1906
A SYDNEY-SIDE TRAGEDY. STDNET, July 16. A murder is reported from tbe Lower Richmond River. An a^ed conple and a serving man were found murdered, and the supposed murderer made an attempt to add to the number of his victims, whose names are Mr. and Mrs. D. O'Keefe and Gillet, a German or Greek labourer employed by'them. A son] of O'Keefe's had been - to church, and on .returning home he was met by a youth named J. Brown, who told him be was oat late. Tim. O'Keefe replied " You're late; "where did you come from ?" O'Keefe then turned to wheel the sulky into a shed, whereupon Brown struck, him on the back of tbe head with an axe. Brown then dropped the axe and O'Keefe pursued him. As he did so he. heard his sister screaming in the houses Abandoning his pursuit of Brown, O'Keefe, who by this time was nearly fainting from the effects of the blow he had re ceived, entered the house. He and his sister searched for their parents, and found them and the labourer in the garden, murdered. The...
STATE POLITICS. A NORTHERN PARTY. PERTH, July 18. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 21 July 1906
STATE POLITICS. A NORTHERN PARTY. P-EETH, JNLY 18. In the House of Assembly yesterday Mr. Monger gave notice of motion "That in the opinion of this House the onion of West Australia with the other States of the Commonwealth has proved detrimental ~to the best . interests of the State^ and the time ,has arrived for placing before the people the question of withdrawing from such union." Mr. Gordon, in giving his reasons for withdrawing from the Government Whipship, said he found there were too many Premiers to admit of his doing justice to the position, bat neither his political views nor alle giance to the Ministerial Party had undergone any change. . A deputation is going .to wait' on the Premier in conniection with the construction of a railway line from Coolgardie to Norsetnan. July 19. With a view to furthering the in terests of the Northern portion of the State, the members of the Assembly and ConnpH who .represent Northern constituencies have combined and formed a .Northern Par...
SOUTHERN NEWS. PERTH, July 16. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 21 July 1906
SOUTHERN NEWS. PERTH, Jnty 16 His Excellency the Go vern or was the guest of Mr. Walter, R.M., at Geraldton on Saturday ? morning, and .was driven to Sir Edward - Wifcte noom's farm in the afternoon. July 17. The voting at the Guild ford election was: W. D. Johnson, 1,747; F. G. Farrell, 811; majority for Mr. Far rell, 811. ? - Mr. Johnson assumed the leadership of the Labour Party in the late Parliament on the retirement of Mr. Daglisb from that posita&n. The South Fremantle election re sulted in the return of the Ministerial candidate,' the -voting being : A. E. Da vies, v ] ,-509; J. Dale, 748:; majority, for Mr. Da vies, 748. July 20. The following communication with reference to the scheme for re organising the management of the Perth Public Hospital has been for warded - to the Colonial Secretary's Department;- .That an experienced medical superintendent be appointed at a salary of not less than £750 and the position of principal resident medical officer be abolished. ...
NEW ZEALAND. WELLINGTON, July 16. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 21 July 1906
NEW ZEALAND. WELLINGTON, Jaly 16. Four men entombed in tbe Alex ander mine at Otago were rescued late on Saturday night. The figures lor the Westland elec tion give Mr. T. Seddon a majority of 720 votes. Jaly 17 ... Bad weather is being experienced in many p&rfcs of' the colony. The land a few miles from Gisbdrne is ten feetunder water and' the loss of stack has been great. Snowstorms have occurred over the centre of the North Island, the fall in some parts being seven feet deep. The schooner Actra was totally wrecked on the east coast near GisborVie. The vessel'.was found bottom up yesterday morning near "Waipiro. There is little' doubt bat that all the eleven persons on the vessel perished in the wild dark night. The dead body of Captain Nicholas was fonnd this morning 'and three hours later the body of his wife was washed ashore. - July 18; The floods in the Poverty Bay dis trictjv^ subsiding. One settler lost. ] isheep. ? , My 19. Another wreck has occurred on the east c...
THE RABBIT PEST. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 21 July 1906
THE RABBIT PEST. The following article is taken from The Pastoralials' Review : " What the general public fail to appre ciate is the extent of the damage done to Australian production by the rabbit pest utid the immensity of the expenditure in keeping it within bounds. Volumes of letters and resolutions are expended upon the importance of the rabbit export, which amounted to .£570,000 for the Common wealth last year. But this sum, though it sounds big in print, is a great deal less than is being spent at present every year merely in measures to keep the pest with in bounds. Wedo not fenuw bow . figures could, be put together on thiB point, bnt seeing that several of the large financial companies spend over £10,000 a year each in this way, it is safe to say that the total annual expenditure in netting, poisoning, and other. destructive methods must not be xfar off a million sterling a year, and nearly double the value of the rabbit ex pott trade. But this expenditure only . keeps ;tb...
BROOME RACES. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 21 July 1906
BROOME RACES. The following are the weights for the handicap events to be ran at Broome on August 7 and 9: . Plying Handicap, 6 furlongs. et. Jb ? fit. - ll> . Breakaway... 12 3 Lightheart ... 9 3. - Merryuian ... 12 3 Zoe ... ... 8 10 False Alarm 11 6 Volcano ... 8 9 ? Kosciusko ... 10 12 Daybreak ... 8 4 C.B. ... ... 10 O My Queen ... 8 0 Kingbolt ... 9 3 Broome Handicap, lj miles. St. 16 Bt. .11) Merrviuan ... 12 7 C.R. ... ... 9 12 - Breakaway ... 12 3 Lightheart .1. 9 4 Silvermine ... 12 0 Kingbolt ... 9 1 False Alarm 11 6 Volcano ... 8 4 Kosciusko ... 10 5 Daybreak 8 0 War ton StakeB, 6 furlongs. st." fc st. ll> Silvermine ... 11 7 Zoe ... ... 8 4 False Alarm 11 O -Volcano ... 8 1 Kosciusko ... 10 5 Daybreak ... 7 10 *C.R. ... .. - 9 7 My Queen ... 7 4 Kingbolt ... 8 10 ; Her Ladyship 7 0 Lightheart ... 8 10 Coronation Handicap, 7 furlongs. "L--: fet." 16: et. lb Silvermine ... H 4 Volcano ... 7 10 . Kosciusko ... 10 1 Daybreak.. ... 7 5 " C.B. ... ... 9 4 My Queen ... 7...
VICE-ROYALTY IN THE NORTH. VISIT OF THE GOVERNOR TO CARNARVON. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 21 July 1906
VICE-KOTALTY IN THE NORTH. VISIT OF THE GOVERNOR TO CAR NARVON, i. Carnarvon was highly honoured on Mon- j day, when His Excellency .the ? Governor (Admiral Sir P. G. D. Bedford) paid it an J unofficial visit. Previous to his leaving' j Fremantle, the local council bad com- I municated with His Excellency's private secretary and had been informed that no official welcome was expected^on arrival here. It was thought, hoover, *>y local residents that the occasion should not be allowed to pass without soine outward ex pression by the townspeople of their pleasure in welcoming tfi!tfe town the representative in this State of- His Majesty the King. On Sunday it was resolved that the leading feature of ^.tbe wek-pme festivities should be a luncheon, and Mir. Skinner, of the Settlers' .Hotel, was en trusted with the catering- for this. On Monday morning a gathering of business people was held and a programme for the day drawn up. A committee consisting of the Mayor, and Messrs. McLeod, ...
QUEENSLAND. BRISBANE, July 17. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 21 July 1906
QUEENSLAND. BRISBANE, July 17. Thurston Hall, a painter, was found in Wickham-street last night in an unconscious state, and1 bleeding from the'mouth and a lacerated wound in the forehead. He died in the hospital without regaining consciousness. The dead body of Lewis Moryvye, a Frenchman, was'found on the road side near Childers oil Saturday, the head being battered: Three men have been arrested on a charge of murder ing him.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 21 July 1906
Sascoyiie Racing Club. ANNUAL MEETING Of the aWe Club will be held at 'CARNARVON on Monday & Wednesday, OCTOBER 29 and 31, 1906. PATKONS : ; Sir E. H. Wittenoom, M.L.C., and fe. F- SboU, Esq., M.L.O. PRESIDENT : Wr J. Batcher, Esq., ALL A. &lt;Committeei ; Messrs. P. Macnish, J. A. Morrell, H. B. Geyer, W. G. lies, P. Ryan, D. Jf_Hearman, H. Campbell, J. McCarthy, C. Fane, and J. W. Laverty. STEWARDS:.'Mfessis. ; £>. J. Hearman, P. Ryan, J. W. Laverty, H. Campbell, J. McCarthy, P. Macnish', and C. Fane. 'T'f. _»? PROGRAMME : . n il I "IFIBST'DAT. 1.-GAecOYN^ Plate, of 25 SOTS., second horse to retjeive'6 SOTS, ont of the stake. Weight, for; age. Open only to horses bred in the Qascoyne and Ashbnrton Magisterial Districts, who hare not won an advertised race of the value of JB10 or oyer." Entrance 25s. One mile. To start at 11.30 a.m. %.-MrartTA%AiiDreAP, of 30 SOTS., second horse to receive 5 sovs. out of the stake. Nomination .with fee of 15s. to be in the hands ...
CORRESPONDENCE. OUR BLACK BRETHREN. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 21 July 1906
CORRESPONDENCE. OUR BLACK BRETHREN. To THE EDITOR. SIB,-Some twelve, months ago or so, I was i seized with a desire to visit the Great Nor' West, more especially so after reading the much commented-on report ot Dr. Both re aborigines. The opportunity came at la6t, and some nine months ago I made my I debut in Carnarvon, and the coveted desire j to spe for myself-arrived. Before leaving ! it might interest some of .your readers to tnow what my impressions are on the various phases cbnuected with the much, debated question. The first place where I halted is the one best known to Southern ers,' where aboriginal children have for eome.four or five years been receiving systematic domestic, moral and religious training from Mrs. MeLeod. To that amiable lady's credit be it said that ber praiseworthy and altruistic efforts have been crowned, as they deserve to be, with a very large measure of success. For in dividual effort the results are, so far, mar vellous. A lasting impression has been...
VICTORIA. MELBOURNE, July 15. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 21 July 1906
VIGTORIA. . 'I Melbocbne, July 15. ] H. Winter, 75 years of age, shot and seriously wounded his wife at The Gorge yesterday. July 16. J, Vain, a shunter, employed at the Bendigo railway yard, was caaght -between the buffers of two tracks. ;He was taken to the hospital in a semi-conscious state. July-18. Mr. Bent proposes to amend the Early Closing Act so as to permit small shopkeepers who employ no assistants to keep open till 8 p.m. A large deputation asked the Chief Secretory to re-introduce legislation with regard kr'Chinese labourin the furniture trade. ; N July 19. Replying to a deputation from the Political Labour Council of Yictoria, the Prime Minister said With "'regard to the proposal that the Government should buy only Australian goods,-that was already beirig done. If - the Aus tralian people wanted to prove their patriotism they could do far more in the way of providing employment in this direction 'than the Government could. The Government had resolved .to establish an ...
THE KITSON LIGHT. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 21 July 1906
THE KITSON LIGHT. TO THK BDITOB. Sir,-Now that the Kiteon light is used at night, being a great acquisition and boon to the passengers travelling per tram at night, might 1 suggest to the powers that bfc that the pole be lengthened say six feet or more. This wonld make it equally ser viceable at the goods shed platform and it would farther reflect its brilliant light across Robinson-street to the Terrace. At present, the rayB are obstructed by the roof of the gaoler's quarters. I am, &?., R. Sdttbe, C.E. Carnarvon, Jnly 20.
INTER-STATE NEWS. NEW SOUTH WALES. SYDNEY, July 16. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 21 July 1906
INTER-STATE NEWS. *r : NEW SOUTH WALES. . Sydney, Jnly 16. John. Norton has issued a writ for ! £&,OQO against the proprietor of the Newsletter for alleged libeL -: He lias also issued a writ for £5,000 against the Daily Telegraph for libel. July 17. In the Legislative Assembly Mr. McGowan moved that the Government deserved the censure of the HouSe for having failed tO;enable Parliament to.; vindicate its' honour in connection with the land scandals. The motion was negatived by 53 votes to 21. A serious affray occurred on board the ship Centurion at Newcastle yes terday. A sailor named Olson was attacked by another seaman who was under the influence of drink, and who stabbed OJsen several times with a knife. The wounds are not of a serious nature. July 18. The Australian Democratic Union has selected Mr. John Gibb to contest the Hume electorate against Sir W. Lyne. July 19. The Premier has tabled a motion that the member for Blaynev (W. P. Crick) be suspended nntil the verdi...
STOCK AND STATION NEWS. [Items of news intended for publication in this column will be gladly received.] [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 21 July 1906
STOCK AND STATION NEWS. [Items of >ews intended for publication in this column will be gladly received.] Mr. S. Beasley informB as that the total quantity of rain recorded at Yalobia sta tion on the 9th inst. "was 199 points. Messrs. Daigety & Co. notify that the S.B. Paroo, leaving-here on 'the 12th August, will be. the last boat by which wool intended to catch the London Novem ber wool sales can be shipped., Amongst the passengers going Nortb by the 6.8. Charon were Mr. H. Broadhurst, of Pyramid station, Boebourne, and Mr. .Waldron, a buyer of. etock for one of the Southern firms. The latter gentleman is proceeding to Broome, having been offered .500 head of cattle for delivery at that place. ? Messrs: Baston & Co. report as follows: " We are shipping per . s.s. Bullarra to H. Wills & Co., Gerald ton, 1 package goat skim, 2 do. sheep skins, 3 do. kangaroo skins, 1 bale wooL We have just sold 500 fat wethers on account Mr. C. Fane to Messrs. '"Forrest &am...
NATIVE UNREST IN SOUTH AFRICA. LONDON, July 14. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 21 July 1906
NATIVE UNREST IN SOUTH AFRICA LONDON, July 14. j The Transvaal authorities are arm ing the Band Volunteers with bayo nets as a precaution against a possible native rising or continaed outrages. ? . GENERAL NEWS'. r . LONDON, Jnly ,14. A banquet .was- held yesterday in, connection with the imperial congress of chambers of commerce at the. Hotel CeciL Lord Elgin (Secretary of State for the Colonies) presided, and three-;' hundred persons; . were;, present. . " ,t - A - party of unemployed seized a vacant piece of land at Plaistow, which forms part of r Westhatn,n a. parish of London. They propose to cultivate the land, which "belongs to the .West ham Parish Council. At Nottingham yesterday, Daniels, the American swimmer, won the 100 yards; championship iii 58 3-5th 6eb. : HeaTy, the Australian. champion, was ; beaten by a touch. King Edward will meet Kaiser William in August next. The meeting place of the two sovereigns will, according to present arrangements, be held near Hombarg, in...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 21 July 1906
SufiSCRIPTIOTTC (POSTAQK raCLtTBBD). £ B. a. One Tear 1 5 0 Six Months ... ... ... 0 12 6 One Quarter ... 0 6 6 TO ADTBB1XSEB8. Thk Nobihekn Tuns circulate* amongst the pastoralists, muterx. pearlers, and business people of rte whole North, and therefore mil be found a first-class medium for adver tisers. Mates for advertising OR ap plication.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 21 July 1906
SHIPPING. OCEAN STEAMSHIP CO. LIMITED, AMD WEST AUSTRALIAN LIMITED. QUICKEST ROUTE TO LONDON via JAV&and SINGAPORE. Steamships. SULTAN, MINILYA. 2063 trine. ' ' 274* tons. CaPT. P. TOWNHBY. GAPT. E. B.ICHAKDSON PAROO. CHARON. 2665 toiiB. 2681 tone. CAPT. A. MILLS. CAPT. I. BELL. Fortnightly Services. SOUTH. Prom Singapore. From Carnarvon about PA3LOO, July 8 . July 24 SULTAN, July 24 August 6 CHARON, Attg. 7 Aug..22 MINILYA, Aug. 22 Sept. 5 NORTH. Prom Fremantle. Carnarvon MINILYA, July 27 July 29 PABOO, AngUBt 10 August 12 SULTAN, Aug. 26 , Aug. 28 CHAEON, Sept. 9 Sept. 11 These steamers, built especially for the trade, are fitted with every modern appliance for the comfort of passengers. JAVA.-Large reductions made to families and parties. LONDON.-Through tickets &sued; in conjunction with the P. & 0. Coy., transhipping at Singa pore. 'Apply DALGETY & COY, LTD, PERTH FREMANTLE GERALOTON &lt; CARNARVON f COSSACK and , PORT HEDLANO. J. CLAEKI&...
The Northern Times. PASTORAL, MINING AND PEARLING NEWS. SATURDAY, JULY 21, 1906. THE MAYORAL VACANCY. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 21 July 1906
The Hivxtz. PASTORAL, MINING AND PEABLINO NEWS. SATURDAY, JULY 21, 1906. THE MAYORAL VACANCY. Tse newE of Mr Baston's retirement from the Mayorai chair wiH be re ceived with general regret by the residents of Carnarvon and the Gas coyne district who take aji interest in municipal matters. The cause o i the Major's relinquishment of the office which he has tilled so admirably should not in our opinion be ascribed primarily to the little contretemps which occurred at the meeting of the municipal council on Tuesday last. This probably caused Mr. Baston to hand in his resignation earlier than he had anticipated, but for some time past he has made no secret of the fact that his private bnsiness made such demands on his time as to pre- | elude his devoting as mu2h attention to municipal matters as formerly. The municipal work is much greater j now than it was a few years ago, and j it is high time the system by which j the Mayor is expected to act as general supervisor of works was altere...