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RACING IN SOUTH AUSTRALIA. ADELAIDE, July 16. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 21 July 1906
.RACING IN SOUTH AUSTRALIA ADELAIDE, July 16. j The Tattersall's Club races were held on Saturday, and resulted as follows: Trial Stakes, 6 furlongs.-Encounter 1, Zara 2, Recherche 3. Hurdle Bace, 2 miles.-The Barrier 1, Tintiere 2, Bendor 3. Tatters all's Clnb Handicap, IJ miles. Hotspur 1, Conceal 2, Shimox 3. Time, 2 mins. 9i sees. Steeplechase, 2 miles.-Toch Mask 1, Battler 2, Seymour 3. Time, 3 mins. 56f sees. Federation Handicap, 1 mile.-Kismet 1, Sellable 2, Modjiska 3. Time, 1 min. 46| sees. July Handicap, 6 fnrlongs.-Felicifca 1, Fortune Teller 2, K"ing Billy 3. Time, 1 min. 17i sec.
LOCAL AND GENERAL. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 21 July 1906
LOCAL AND GENERAL. LAND SALE.-Town Lots 301 and 302 (situated to the north of Mr. Morrell's residence) were submitted to auction on Wednesday at the Resident Magistrate's office. Both blocks were purchased by &nbsp; Mr. P. T. Batty, who paid £28 and £24 for &nbsp; them respectively. Mr. W. G. lles acted , as auctioneer. &nbsp; AN ACCIDENT.-On Monday afternoon &nbsp; a little boy named Roy Fenner, aged about four years, and youngest son of Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Fenner, met with an accident at Mr. Von Bibra's aerated water factory. His clothes became entangled in the horse- works and the little fellow was thrown down and badly bruised and shaken. The damage fortunately was not serious, and he is now on the high road to recovery. PARISHIONERS' -MEETING.-The annual meeting of parishioners in connection with the Anglican Chnrch will be held at the Jubilee Hall at 8 p.m. on Thursday, July 26- At the conclusion of the meeting a social will be held, admission be...
RIFLE SHOOTING. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 28 July 1906
RIFLE SHOOTING. Very poor shooting was shown at the Carnarvon rifle range last Saturday after* noon, a nasty "fishtail" wind causing several of the shooters to miss the target altogether at the 600 yards range. The scores were as follows 500 yards. Hickinbotham 5 2 3 0 2 0 0 ... 12 Baston, Geo. 2 3 2 2 5 3 2 ... 19 Cole, F. W. 2 2 3 2 5 2 0 ... 16 Pearson 0 0 0 0 0 0 0... ... 0 Atkinson, 6. 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 ... 14 Atkinson, H3334344 ... 24 Saunders 2 3 4 4 2 3 3 ... 21 Billo 3 0 0 2 2 2 3 ..., ... 12 Baymond 2002230 ... 9 Cole. C. 2 2 2 0 2 0 3 ... ... 11 lies 2222000 8 Geyer 0004204 10 Morgan, J. 2 0 2 3 0 2 0 ... S Miles 4302233 17 600 yards. Baston 0020000 2 Hickinbotham 2022002... 8 Cole, W. P. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 ... 0 Pearson 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 ... 2 Atkinson, G. 0000000 ... 0 Atkinson, H.2 2 2 0 0 20 ... 8 Saunders 0005000 ... 5 Billo 0000000 0 Cole, C. 0 0 0 0 400 4 lies 0000000 0 Geyer 0300020 5 Morgan, J. 0030020 ... 5 On Wednesday, when a much more favourable wind prevailed, the follow...
GENERAL NEWS. LONDON, July 21. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 28 July 1906
GENERAL NEWS. LONDON, July 21. Pope Pius X. has had his thumb poisoned through a prick from a steel pen. Mountain climbing in the Alps has been again responsible for numerous fatalities. Six deaths bare been re ported within the last two days. Wolff, the long-distance swimmer, attempted yesterday to swim the English Channel, but abandoned the effort after being in the water ten hours. July 23. In the county cricket match Wor cestershire v. Leicestershire, played on Saturday, phenomenal scoring was shown. Playing for Leicestershire, Wood scored 225 and Whitehead 174, the first -wicket falling for 380. The entire match involved 15 wickets, and the scores aggregated 1,425 runs. It is announced that a team of amateur cricketers will be sent by the Marylebone Club to tour through New Zealand. It will be composed of 14 members. Invitations to join the team have been accepted by C. C. Page (of Cambridge University) and W. P. Harrison (the Middlesex cap tain). July 26. Dr. E. F; Bashford, g...
Cablegrams. RUSSIA. LONDON, July 22. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 28 July 1906
Cablegrams. ? RUSSIA. LONDON, Jalv 22. A devastating fire occurred at. Syzran, a town in Central Russia. Every quarter of the town is in flames, and several hundred people perished, while 36,000 were rendered homeless. Wild rumours are current in St. Petersburg regarding the impending dissolution of the Duma. Six St. Petersburg journals have been confiscated and the offices closed. The staff of one paper (Myssl), to the number of fifty, were arrested. This action on the part of the authorities ga?e rise to angry demon strations in the streets. Large crowds "paraded the streets singing the Mar seillaise. A conflict took place between the crowd and the troops and police in the Vestuossensky Prospekt, in the heart of St. Petersburg. To the stones thrown by the excited populace, the troops replied by firing blank cart ridge. The Czar at the conclusion of a Ministerial Council held at Peterhof, issued an ukase dissolving the present Duma and ordering the convocation of a new Duma on Marc...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 28 July 1906
Gascoyne Racing Chb. annual MEETING Of the above Club will be held at CARNARVON OK Monday & Wednesday, OCTOBER 29 and 31, 1906. PATRONS Sir E. H. Wittenoom, M.L.C., and S. P. Sholl, Esq., M.L.C. PRESIDENT : W. J. Batcher, Esq., M.L.A. COMMITTEE: Messrs. P. Macnish, J. A. Morrell, H. B. Geyer, W. G. lies, P. By an, D. J. Hear man, H. Campbell, J. McCarthy, C. Fane, and J. W. L&verty. STEWARDS: Messrs. D. J. Hearman, P. Ryan, J. W. Laverty, H. Campbell, J. McCarthy, P. Macnish, and C. Fane. PROGRAMME: FIRST DAT. 1.-GASCOYNE PLATS, of 25 sove., second borse to receive 5 SOTS, 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 valne of JB10 or over. Entrance 25s. One mile. To start at 11.30 a.m. 2.-MINILTA HANDICAP, of 30 sovs., second horse to receive 5 sovs. oat of the stake. Nomination with fee of 15s. to be in the hands of the secretary by 4 p.m. of Saturday, 29th ...
SOUTHERN NEWS. PERTH, July 24. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 28 July 1906
SOUTHERN NEWS. PERTH, July 24. The poll in connection with the election of a member for Pilbarra in place of Mr. J. ledell took place yes terday. There were two candidates, viz., Mr. J. M. Hopkins (Ministerial ist), and. Mr. B. H. Underwood (Labour). The returns to hand so far show the following polling: Under wood 189, Hopkins 186. Another raid on Chinese shopB took place last night in Murray-street, when 28 Chinese were arrested and conveyed to the Roe-street police station. July 25. May Powell,. a barmaid, has been committed for trial at Boulder on a charge of forging the names of local business men to cheques. July 26. The Warden of the Coolgardie Goldfields, Mr. Finnerty, has for warded a report to the Minister for Mines stating that certain large quantities of gold have been stolen. He suggests that conviction should be followed by imprisonment, and that only banks be permitted to bay gold. He also suggests the forfeiture of all unregistered and unlicensed treatment plants. Ju...
THE DINGO PEST. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 28 July 1906
THE DINGO PEST. OUR pastoral friends in the Tableland division of the Roeboume district have for several years past suffered considerable losses amongst their flocks through the depredations caused by dingoes, and ad vices recently to hand from the district mentioned show that despite the efforts made to exterminate the destructive animals, the native dogs are increasing in numbers and extending the scope of their predatory excursions. Believing in self-help, the Tableland B>oads Board, recognising the seriouB losses which the dingoes caused, adopted a system of sup plementing the 5s. Government bonus by 2s. 6d., paid out of the board's funds. The Public Works Department vetoed this system, on the ground that it was illegal for the board to spend any of its revenue in this way. In view of the pro visions of the Eoads Act, the Public Works Department's action is quite right, but at the same time the members of the board can hardly be blamed for the course of action they adopted. T...
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. ADELAIDE, July 23. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 28 July 1906
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. ADELAIDE, July 23. Tremendous floods are reported in the south-east. Miles of railway were carried awaj, and the Straan railway bridge is under water. July 24. Three natives charged with com mitting the Port Keats massacre in November last were brought before the circuit court at Port Darwin to day and remanded to the next session on the ground that no interpreter was available. July 25. The Franchise Bill, which proposes to rednce the voting qualification for the Legislative Council from £25 to £15, has been read a first time. The quantity of wheat exported from Wallaroo this season was 2,375,808 bushels. July 26. In the House of Assembly yester day the Premier moved the second reading of the Franchise Bill. He declared that the Legislative Council was less liberal than the House of Lords. It had been impudent, arro gant, and repressive in its conduct, and had frequently, flouted the As sembly, and through it the people.
LOCAL AND GENERAL. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 28 July 1906
LOCAL AND GENERAL. HELD OVER.-An interesting report con cerning Borneo by a Nor'-West mining man. YANYEAKEDDY SHOOTING CABE.- We hear the Crown Law authorities intend taking farther action against John Flem ing for the murder of James Lonton at Yanyeareddy station, and that the case is likely to come before a Perth jury early in October. A " SBND-OFF."-On Wednesday even ing a "send-off" was tendered at Mrs. Bryant's boarding bouse to Messrs. J. Smith and F. Harrison, who have decided to take np contract work up the Minilya. A large number of friends assembled and an enjoyable evening was spent, Mr. Hemmings presiding. The guests of the evening were each presented with silver mounted pipes as a token of the esteem in which they are held. THE " GOOD LUCK."-All doubts concern ing the fate of the cutter-rigged boat " Good Luck " were set at rest on Sunday, when Mr. G. H. Baston returned from Bernier Island and stated the missing boat had been smashed to pieces on the rocks at the island...
STOCK AND STATION NEWS. [Items of news intended for publication in this column will be gladly received.] FIRE AT YANREY STATION. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 28 July 1906
STOCK AND STATION NEWS. [Items of news intended for publication in column will be gladly received.3 FIRE AT YANREY STATION, On the 21st inBt. a fire which destroyed the store and bachelors' quarters, occurred at Mr. T. F. De Pledge's Yanrey station, Ashburton. About 12.30 a.m. on the date mentioned Mr. DePledge was awakened by the cty ofFire," and rush ing1 out to investigate matters found the store and bachelors' quarters in flames, the bouse also betog in imminent danger. Naturally Mr. DePledge viewed the situation with alarm, especially as His Excellency the Governor was a guest of his at the time. Willing workers, how ever, including the Governor's aide-de camp (Capt. Hankey), Mr. F. C. Harvey (overseer on the station), several shearers, and the homestead employees made heroic efforts and succeeded in confining the flames to the buildings mentioned, all danger of the house catching fire being set at rest by 3.30 a.m. His Excellency the Governor maintained a most com posed attitu...
VICTORIA. MELBOURNE, July 22. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 28 July 1906
VICTORIA. Melboobne, July 22. Great excitement was can6ed at Flinders when it became known that Capt. Carlson and two seamen from the schooner Enterprise, which was anchored a mile off, had been blown away in the ship's boat whilst trying to land from the schooner. Cornelius Crowe has been acquitted on a charge of having uttered a threatening letter addressed to Mr, G. H. Bennett, The Board of Health has seized 3,000 ponnds of butterine manufac tured in the city. Heavy floods have occurred in the western district. Several bridges and culverts have been washed away. July 23. Capt. Carlson and two members of the schooner Enterprise who were blown out towards Bass Straits while attempting to land at Flinders, landed at Cat's Bay after trying experiences. Two men, J. McNamara and L. R. Hughes, arrested on suspicion of being concerned in the Flemington tragedy, are being detained pending identifier tion. At Casterton the Glenelg River overflowed its banks, the water enter ing shops and p...
TABLELAND (ROEBOURNE) NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 28 July 1906
TABLELA2JD (BOEBOUBNE) NOTES, i Shearing is in ?all swing at the Hamer sley and Mt. Florence stations, and the others will shortly follow. We had rain pretty generally over the district, varying from 1 to 1£ inches. Considerable anxiety is felt concerning a man named Longbottom, who left for Mulga Downs and has not since been beard of. Tambrey station despatched 2,000 sheep overland last week, Drover Keene in charge. The friends of Mr. Nat. Smith will be pleased to hear he has nearly recovered from the painfnl accident which he met with some time ago at the pyramid, but it will be some time before the effects disappear. June 30.
INTER-STATE NEWS. NEW SOUTH WALES. SYDNEY, July 23. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 28 July 1906
INTER-STATE NEWS. NEW SOUTH WALES. SYDNEY, July 23. The by-election for Surrey Hills resulted in the return of the Minis terialist candidate, Mr. Brentwall. Mr. John Norton was bottom of the poll. The dead body of J. Galvin, acting officer in charge of Morror (Moraya ?) railway station was fonnd with a shot wonnd throngh the head, a gnn lying alongside the body. Louisa Gordon, a spinster, has been charged at the Paddington police I conrt with having attempted to cause strychnine to be administered to her sister-in-law with intent to endanger her life. A resident of Mortlake has been removed to the Coast Hospital, hav ing contracted plagae. July 24. The House of Assembly, by 52 votes to 10, has agreed to a motion pro posed by the Premier that Mr. Crick be suspended from service nntil the verdict of the jury had been returned in the criminal trial now pending or ?ntil the House farther ordered. Zarnt Khan has been committed for trial on-a charge of mnrdering a Hindoo named Bah Mntala ...
RAINFALL. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 28 July 1906
RAINFALL. The following rainfall has been recorded at tbe undermentioned places for the week ending Thursday: Points. La Grange Bay 3 Wallal . ... 2 Condon ... ... ... ... 39 Marble Bar ... ... .. 85 Whim Creek ... ... ... 55 Port Hedland ... ... ... 46 Cossack... ... Ill Roebonrne ... 81 Fortescue ... .. ... 31 Onslow 24 "Winning Pool ... 17 Carnarvon ... 46 Brick House ... ... ... 50 Pt. Cloates (July 1-21) ... 180 Maud's Landing " 191 Wooramel ... 14 Hainelin Pool ... 7 Peak Hill 49 Cue ... .4. 1&lt;» Yalgoo 43 Wiluna ... 21 A cable, dated London, July 20, states: " At to-day's colonial wool sales crosshreds were firm, and prices were the highest of the season. There were considerable with drawals of faulty merinos. The following prices were realifeeqV Yandama I/IO5, Bar caldine llfd., Peak Downs Is., Maneroo 10|-d., Hiku Is. lffd., Christchurch 1/1. WhilBt helping Mr. J. Waldeck to mus ter cattle on the Wooramel station on the 2nd inst, a stockman named Harry Fry had a t...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 28 July 1906
SHIPPING. -43CEAN STEAMSHIP CO. LIMITED, AND WEST AUSTRALIAN STEAM NAVIGATION CO. LIMITED. QUICKEST BOUTE TO LONDON via JAVA and SINGAPOBE. ~ STEAMSHirS. SULTAN. MINILYA. 2063 tons. 2744 tons. CAPT. P. TOWNUST. CAPT. E. Bichabdson PAROO. CHARON. 2665 tonB. 2681 tons. Cipr. A. MILLS. CAPT. I. BELL. Fortnightly Services. SOUTH. From. Singapore. Prom Carnarvon about SULTAN, July 24 August 6 CBLABON, Aug. 7 Aug. 22 MTNTT.TA, Aug. 22 Sept. 5 PABOO, Sept. 6 Sept. 22 NORTH. From Fremantle. Carnarvon. MINILYA, July 27 July 28 PABOO, August 10 August 12 SULTAN, Aug. 26 Aug. 28 CHABON, 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 issued in conjunction with the P. & 0. Coy., transhipping at Singa pore. Apply t® DALGETY & COY, LTD., PERTH FREMANTLE ^ geraldton ^ CARNARVON COSSACK and PORT HEDLAND. J CLABK &...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 28 July 1906
SUBSCRIPTIONS (POSTAGE INCLUDED). One Tear Six MONTHS One Quarter ... £ 8. D. .15 0 0 12 6 . 0 6 6 | To ADVERTISERS. THE NOETHEBN TIKES circulates amongst the pastoralists. miners, pearlers, and business people of the ] whole North, and therefore trill be found a Jirst-class medium Jbr adcer- j Users. Mates for advertising on ap- J plication,. ,
The Northern Times. PASTOEAL, MINING AND PEARLING NEWS. SATURDAY, JULY 28, 1906. THE NORTHERN PARTY. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 28 July 1906
The i&artfrmt ®tnus. PASTOEAL, MINING AND PEAELING News. SATtJBDAY, JULY 28, 1906. THE NORTHERN PARTY. FOB the first time in the history of the State Parliament there is now in existence a combination known as "The Northern Party,*' which aims at furthering all matters making for the good of the North. For years past the want of such a party has been acutely felt. Good mem bers have been returned for the various Northern constituencies, but there was no unanimity amongst them; and individual efforts proved abortive to obtain the due recognition by Parliament of the North's claims to consideration. At a consequence, we have in the past witnessed the case of one of the Northern members posing as the prophet of artesian boring; of another who sounded the warcry of a railway to Marble Bar; of a third who wished the pearlers to enjoy a larger measure of public attention; and of yet others who de claimed concerning some particular want peculiar to their own respective district. Pa...