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THE FATE OF A NEWLY MARRIED MAN. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 28 May 1896
THE FATE OF A NEEWLY MARRIED MAN. A young man named Harry Boutell, laborer, residing at Oarlton, committed suicide ear'y this morning by cutting his throat with a razor. The deceased married a widow last month Last evening some friends spent several hours at the house of the newly wedded couple. The husband was found at the back of the :erandah in a pool of blond. When the police were called life was extinct.
Telegraphic News NEW SOUTH WALES. BIRTHDAY CELEBRATIONS. SYDNEY, May 26. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 28 May 1896
Telegraphic News NEW SOUTH WALES. BIRTHDAY CELEBRATIONS. SYDNEY, May 26. The Parramatta branch of the League of Wheelmen held a carnival yesterday afternoon. Amongst the competitors was Martin, the American cyclist, who won everything he went for. He commenced by pulling off lap trials of 419 yards in 28 3-5th sec, which is said to be the record for the distance. Martin also won the It) Miles Championship race and the Birthday Handicap. The Queen's birthday was celebrated in the usual loyal fashion in Sydney. The weather was splendid. Various amusements were provided, and exten sively patronised.
THE REID-TOZER INCIDENT. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 28 May 1896
THE REID-TOZER INCIDENT. In the Assembly this afternoon Mr Thomas, as a matter of personal ex planation referred to the Reid-Tozer incident at Adelaide. He had objected to Mr Tozer going to Broken Hill, and he was the only member of the Labor Party who had objected. The incident was entirely due to himself. His reason for ob jectnmg was that three years ago he was selected as a delegate to Queens land, and the result of his observations during the period of the shearers' strike was that the Queensland Go vernment was the most unjust and cruel Government that ever attempted to rule over a free country. A son of. a friend of his at Broken Hill had also been unjustly put in gaol in Queens land, and sooner than hurt the feelings of that friend by show ing courtesy to members of the Queensland Government he would see them all in gaol. Besides he had a personal grievance, because during his visit to Queensland, Mr Tozer had set a person to dog his steps and report all his speeches. Before...
THE DUTY ON BEER. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 28 May 1896
THE DUTY ON BEER. An important decision was given in the Supreme Court to-day, when judg ment was delivered in the special case of the Treasury v. The South Austra lian Brewing Company. The plaintiff claimed that the beer manufactured by the company was liable to pay duty under the Beer Act of 1894, on the ground that it was brewed after the commencement of the Act. The defendants refused to pay the duty charged by the Trea surer, and contended that the manu facture of the beer was begun at the time of the Act becoming law, although it was not completely ready for sale, and they claimed that having been in any stage of manufacture at the time of the Act coming into operation it was free from duty. It was explained that this was a test case, and that thousands of pounds are in volved in the question whether duty was payable. The judgment set out the defendants were not liable for the amount claimed.
ASSAULT. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 28 May 1896
ASSAULT. A respectable looking boy named Pierce, aged 15 years, was to-day found guilty of assault on a little girl five years of age. The prisoner was sentenced to three months' imprison ment with hard labor, two days two months to be spent in solitary confine ment, and it was further ordered that he be twice privately whipped with a birch rod each whipping.
SUMMARY OF RESULTS TO DATE. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 28 May 1896
SUMMARY OF RESULTS TO DATE. 1. Drew with Lord Sheffield's team. Aus. tralians, 257 and 194; Lord Sheffield's Eleven, 194 and 4 wickets for 180, requiring 77 (with 6 wickets to fall) to win. 2. Defeated Essex by 7 wickets. Austra lians, 223 and 93 for 3 wickets; Essex, 16l and 149. 8. Defeated an eleven of England at Crystal Palace by one innings and 221 runs.. England, 114 and 39 ; Australians, 374. 4. Drew with South of England. Aus tralians declared their first innings closed with 6 wickets down for 328. South of England lost 5 for 124 when play was stopped by rain
THE TRANSVAAL TROUBLES. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 28 May 1896
THE TRANSVAAL TROUBLES. A letter has been published from Mr Lionel Phillips, one of the leaders of the Uitlainders who was sentenced to death for trea'on, and subsequently reprieved, regretting that so little enthusiasm was exhibited in the cause amongst the Uitlanders, and asserting that few on the Rand cared a fig for the franchise. Petitions are being signed in every town in Cape Colony in favor of leinency being shown towards the Rand Reformers.
THE DISTURBANCE IN CRETE. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 28 May 1896
THE DISTURBANCES IN CRETE. Grave outrages have been committed in the island of Orete, where the in habitants are in arms against the Turkish authorities. It app.ars that Turkish soldiers have massacred Christians without restraint and pil laged their houses. The consuls have cabled for warships, as anarchy pre vails at Canea and Retino. ;Sharp fighting has taken place at Vamos. The British pflet at Malta have sailed for the island. The French are also sending war-ships to the island.
THE MATABELE RISING. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 28 May 1896
THE MATABEI RISING. A British force consisting of 260 men of the Mounted Infantry, with 150 friendly natives and two maxim guns, left Bulawayo early yesterday morning. No news of them has yet been re ceived, but heavy firing has been heard, and there is reason to suppose that a battle is proceeding. LaYER. The rebels to the number of 300 attacked a British party of 50 men. An engagement ensued, lasting two hours, which restilted in the rebels being repulsed. The telegraph wire communicating with Bulawayo has again been ,ut.
ITALY'S FOREIGN POLICY. [Newspaper Article] — Kalgoorlie Western Argus — 28 May 1896
ITALY'S FOREIGN POLIOY. Signor di Rudini, Premier of Italy, has delivered a speech disclosing the policy of .the Government regarding foreign affairs. He said the Ministry would uphold the Triple Alliance of Italy,Austria, and Germany, and at the tame time maintain a cordial relation ship with Russia and France. The friendship between Italy and England would be fostered, and thus the alliance of Italy with the great powers of Europe would be completed.