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A TRIP TO POINT CLOATES. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 4 August 1906
TRIP TO POINT CLOATES. We left Brick Home on Sunday morn ing, Jnly 1st, about 9 o'clock, driving two horses, and a native boy (Tommy) riding and leading two others. We got to Undoo, our first stopping place, for dinner, changed horses, and arrived at Mr. H. Campbell's homestead, where they are making great improvements, about half past seven p.m. Leaving there after breakfast on Monday, we arrived at Yalo bia, gave our horses a good drink, and then drove on through Mr. Musk's run. The road there was very heavy in places-dark red sandy soil. However, we jogged along pleasantly, the weather being delightful. Almost at sundown we came to the Jam Gate, close to the turn off to Mr. McLeod'a homestead, " Minilya." Here I saw for the first time the Minilya lilies growing Ah great patches. When in flower these must be very beautiful and fragrant. About two miles further on we met Mr. G. McLeod, who retnrned with ns to the homestead. On Tuesday we left Minilya after breakfast, this time on a...
MUNICIPAL. CARNARVON. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 4 August 1906
MUNICIPAL. CAENAEVON. A special meeting of the Carnarvon. Municipal Council was held on Saturday afternoon,, there being present the acting Mayor (Cr. Hearn), and Crs. Atkinson and Skinner. On the motion of Cr. Skinner, seconded by Cr. Atkinson, it was decided to inform ] Mr. Bouse (one of the council labourers) that his services would not be required after the termination of the next month (August); also that tenders be called for from persons willing to undertake the control of the windmills and engine at Yankee Town. It was further decided, on the motion of Cr. Skinner, seconded by Cr. Atkinson, to call for tenders for lighting the street lamps. On Tuesday afternoon, the regular fort nightly meeting of the council was held, there being present Crs. Hearn (acting Mayor), Matheson, Mansfield, and Skinner. On the minutes of the special meeting being read, Cr. Mansfield asked if it was not usual in dispensing with the services of council employees to retain the senior and to dis pens...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 4 August 1906
FRESH FISH. CHARLIE, THE JAP, begs to notify that he is supplying Fresh Fish every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. SALT and SMOKED FISH always on band. Salt Fish, 4s. 6d. doz.; 5d. each. Smoked Fish, 5s. 6d. doz.; ?d. each. Country orders receive prompt attention. Steamers supplied -with Fresh Fisb. Fall particulars on application to W. TUENOCK, Carnarvon NOTE.-No agents employed. All fisb delivered personally by W. Turnock. | CARNARVON BAKERY. i J. S. MILES, Sole Proprietor. OEDERS TAKEN FOE ALL KINDS OF 1 CAKES AND CONFECTIONERY. j SHIPPING SUPPLIED- j CAB® RUNS TO YANKEE Town DAILY. JS. MILES wishes to announce that J . he has purchased the Bakery Busi- j ness lately carried on by Mr. J- Perry, and from the 1st of June will be prepared to i supply Bread and Confectionery of the first quality only. BROOME TURF CLUB. AKHUAI/ MEETINQ, 1906. 7th and 9th AUGUST. PATRON : Mr. Arthur Male, J.P., M.L.A. PRESIDENT : Mr. M. S. Warton, E.M. VICE-PRESIDENTS : Dr. Grahame Blick, J .P., Mr. Geo...
THE EMPIRE'S DEFENCE. LONDON, July 28. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 4 August 1906
THE EMPIRE'S DEFENCE. LONDON, July 28. In the House of Lommons yester day" Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman (Prime Minister) replying to a ques tion, stated the military garrisons at lioine naval bases bad been reduced, it was not advisable to transfer these naval bases to the Admiralty. , jlr. Edmund Robertson (Financial Secretary to the Admiralty), speaking yesterday in the House of Commons,; explained that the Government's ship building programme had been reduced by three battleships of the Dread- i Bought type, two ocean-going des- : troyers, and eight submarines. This reduction met with the full approval of the Admiralty because foreign Powers were building slowly. The programme would be increased in 1907 if the Hague Conference proved abortive with regard to tbe limitation of armaments by international agree ment. The Opposition angrily opposed the redaction.
STATE POLITICS. PERTH, August 1. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 4 August 1906
STATE POLITICS. PERTH, ANGNSFC 1. In the House of Assembly yesterday the Colonial Treasurer moved the second reading of the Land Tax Assessment Bill. He stated there were three questions to be considered in discussing a measure for direct taxation. First, was it necessary ? Second, was the proposal a fair and equitable means of raising revenue from the people P And third, would it lend itself to the prosperity of the State as a whole ? The finances of this State were £571,562 worse off than last year, and this year the amount wonld be increased to £701,982. The Bill did not provide for any taxation. The tax wonld be . fixed fatter on, and wonld probably be two pence in the pound. Among the exemptions was land held as mining tenements. Angnsfc 2. Tester-day's sitting of the Assembly was given over to an interesting debate on the motion proposed by Mr. Monger that "In the opinion of this House the union of West Australia with the other States has proved detrimental to the best interes...
The Northern Times. PASTORAL, MINING AND PEARLING NEWS. SATURDAY, AUGUST 4, 1906. LOCAL AND GENERAL. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 4 August 1906
The Northern Times PASTORAL, MINING AND PEARLING NEWS. SATURDAY, AUGUST 4, 1906. LOCAL AND GENERAL. THE MAYORALTY.-Mr. D. N. McLeod's was the only nomination received for the position of Mayor of Carnarvon, and he will therefore be declared duly elected. THE CONVENT.-We understand that the contract for the erection of the Presentation &lt; Convent, Carnarvon, has been let to Mr. Vincent Coghill, of Perth, the contract price being .£1,209. QUADRILLE ASSEMBLY.-The firat dance under the auspices of the Carnarvon. Qaadrilie Assembly took place at the Masonic Hall on Tuesday evening, when i about forty persons were present. Mrs. W. Freeman presided at the piano and Mr. Watkins acted as ML.C., the programme being carried through without a hitch. The second dance of the series will.take next Tuesday. " Cor AND SAUCER SOCIAL."-A social will be held at the Jubilee Hall next Saturday evening, the proceeds to be devoted to the purchase of crockery and glassware for public functions. Ge...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 11 August 1906
CARNARVON PRODUCE COMPANY. (Opposite Mr. Baston's Residence) CARNARVON. CHAFF, CORN, FIREWOOD, and GENERAL PRODUCE MERCHANTS. Agents for the Schooner Rescue. Hie abore Company beg to Intimate they wfll commence business in the lines mentioned on AUGUST 10. F. IYERSON, Manager.
THE WILD DOG NUISANCE. IN SOUTH AUSTRALIA. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 11 August 1906
THE WILD DOG NUISANCE. IN SOUTH AUSTRALIA. In view of the depredations caused by wild dogs in the Tableland district, and concerning which we have pre viously referred, the following report of a deputation representing South Australian pastoralists who waited on the Commissioner for Crown Lands of that State will be read with interest. The local State Government might well give the matter its earnest con sideration before the damage now being done in the more Northern dis tricts becomes greatly accentuated. The report is as follows: " A large deputation, representing settlers in tbe north and north-wes tern districts waited on the Commis sioner of Crown Lands (Hon. L. O'Loughlin) with the request that the Government should do something to abate the wild-dog nuisance on lands outside the vermin-infested districts Mr. T. Burgoyne, M.P., introduced the deputation, and among those present 'were the Hon. A. Poynton, M.H.R., the Hons. A. R. Addison and Bice, the Hon. R. W. Foster, M.P., a...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 11 August 1906
STEWARTS AND LLOYDS,Ld. MA.KTXJFA.CTtJH.BRS. w1rolht Tubes and Fittings. (BLACK, STEAM, and GALVANIZED). VALVES, STEEL PLATES. FOR WINDMILLS, IRRIGATION WORK, ETC. Immense Stocks on band covering sizes £" to 12" "We deal diroot with the consumer. West Australian Offices and Stores: ? - - FREMANTLE, High Street. Kaigoorlie, Boulder Bd. THE STOCK OWNERS' ASSOCIATION OF W.A., LIMITED. CAPITAL-£30,000, divided into 30,000 Shares of £1 each. PROVISIONAL DIRECTORS: CHARLES Hakpee, ESQ., W. J. Butcheb, ESQ., ULL.A., A. 31. Bichaedbom, ESQ. BANKERS: Union Bank of Australia, Ltd., Perth. SECRETARY: M. SCHRODER, 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 ...
COASTAL STEAMSHIP SERVICE. PERTH, August 9. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 11 August 1906
COASTAL STEAMSHIP SERVICE. PERTH, August 9. An arrangement lias been made by the Government with Messrs. Dalgety & Co. and the Adelaide Steamship Co. for a Nor' West coastal steamship service extending over a period of twelve months without cost to the State in the way of a subsidy. The principal feature of the agreement is the reduction of freight to Carnarvon from 32s 6d to 20s. The companies have agreed to maintain the existing rate from Fre mantle to Geraldton lees (?) 2s 6d per ton on the basis of the steamers' coastal schedule. The Adelaide Steamship boats are to call as at present under their Federal mail contract at Sharks Bay monthly, and Dalgety's boats fortnightly when inducement offers, the freight from I Fremantle to Sharks Bay be be 15s. The freight from Fremantle to Carnarvon is to be 20s. psr ton, with a monthly call. The companies further agree not to ask for any subsidy from the Government with regard to passenger rates to Carnarvon and the Uor'- (Vest coas...
SOUTHERN NEWS. PERTH, August 6. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 11 August 1906
SOUTHERN NEWS. Perth, Angust 6. Controversy has taken place regard ing the Fremantle trams and the man ner in -which the local municipal tramways and electric lighting should be controlled. This reached a climax on Saturday, when the matter was referred to the ratepayers. As a result it was decided to favour the present system of management by an elective board drawing safety to the extent of £S00 per annum. The latest available information as to the condition of the election ballot to secure three candidates to contest the Senate elections in West Australia in the Labour interests has been supplied in the following figures: Pearce 5806 votes, Lynch 2218, Gill 1514, Ardagh 1410, Casson 1314, McCallum 1272, Carran 1,130, Kelsall 1,036, Dodd 996, Nelson 954, Stuart 788. August 7. The Bishop of Bunbnry, who has been making a tonr of the Northern districts which have been formed into a provisional diocese and placed under the charge of His Lordship, has lately been attending meetings at...
SHIPPING. PORT OF CARNARVON. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 11 August 1906
SHIPPING. PORT OF CARNARVON. ABBIVALS. August 4.-Bnllarra, s.s., H. S. Steer master, from Fremantle via ports. Pas sengers for Carnarvon : Mrs. Watkins and child, Mrs. Richards and infant, Mrs. Jeffrey and child, Miss M. Lynch, Mr. and Mrs. A. Sheard and infant, Messrs. J. A. Davis, T. Martin, P. White, P.c. Buckley. For Onslow: Mrs. Jone6 and two children, F. L, Parkes, M. Hogan, J. Mikelson. For Cossack : Messrs. Thompson, Smith, and J. E. Hooley. For Port Hedland : Messrs. M. Corbett, J. Crawley, H. W. England, C. A. Marliell, J. Kielly, Gr. Kerr. For Broome: Mr. E. Withers. For Derby : Mrs. D. C. Sack, Miss E. Sack, Mrs Keyser and three children, Mrs. Cunningham, and child, Messrs. R. Ellis, J. M. Middle mas, C. Clinch, Campbell, Baker, E. J. Morris, J. Wirth. DEPARTURES, August 5.-Bullarra for Northern ports. Passengers.-For Cossack : Mr. O'Neill ; for Derby : Mrs. Chalmers.
NEW ZEALAND. WELLINGTON, August 5. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 11 August 1906
NEW ZEALAND. I WELLINGTON, August 5. It is understood the National Dairy ing Association has obtained a redac tion in batter freights to London and West of England ports. The reduced rates are 2s. 4d. to London and Is. 9d. to west coast ports. The shipping companies are paying the coastal freight regarding the -west coast. Angnst 6. The new Cabinet is constitnted as follows: Sir Joseph Ward-Premier, Colonial Treasurer, Postmaster-Glen era!, Tele graphs, Industries and Commerce. Mr. W. Hall-Jones-Railways and Pnblic Works. Mr. J. McGowan-Justice, Mines, and Immigration. Mr. A. Pitt - Attorney-General, Colonial Secretary, Minister for De fence. Mr. J. A. Millar-Customs, Labour and Marine. Mr. B. McNab-Lands and Agri culture. Mr. G. Foulds - Education and Public Health.
The Northern Times. PASTORAL, MINING AND PEARLING NEWS. SATURDAY, AUGUST 11, 1906. THE NORTHERN MAIL SERVICE. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 11 August 1906
The Moxttfttn ®tn«s. PASTOBAL, MINING AND PEARLING NEWS. SATURDAY, AUGUST 11, 1906. THE NORTHERN MAIL SERVICE. WE published last issue a telegram from oar Southern correspondent giving some particulars of an ar rangement made by the Government with. Messrs. Dalgety & Co. and the Adelaide Steamship Co. for a Nor - West coastal steamship service extend ing over a period of twelve months. The matter appeared to he to have suck an important bearing oil the welfare of the North that we com municated with onr correspondent and asked him to furnish all available particulars concerning the arrange ment entered into, but his reply, which appears in this issue, is merely a repetition of his previous wire, with the additional information that it is understood the new tariff is to come into force at the end of this month. At a special meeting of the local council held on Thursday, communica tions were read from Mr. Batcher, M.L.A., with reference to the petition ing of the Federal Gover...
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. ADELAIDE, August 5. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 11 August 1906
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. ADELAIDE, AUGUST 5. I At the Golden Rule Hotel Mrs. Ada Hassett made a determined and suc cessful attempt to murder her husband by hitting him on the head with an axe. When the police called at the hotel Hassett was lying in bed in a critical condition with a cat two inches long under his cheek bone. His wife, who admitted causing the wound, was arrested and taken into custody. August 6. Mr. G. H. Reid addressed a gather ing of over four thousand persons at the Exhibition Buildings to-night. He was given an enthusiastic reception. Mr. C. H. Goode, the well-known merchant of Adelaide, in writing from England, said he spoke to the Rev. T. A. James, of Albany, in a railway carriage at Cardiff, Wales. Aagnst 7. The Surveyor-General states the present season gives promise for a better agricultural retnrn than last year, as the Northern district has not been blessed with such a good rain fall since 1889.
THE SEASON. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 11 August 1906
THE SEASON. THE rains which have fallen daring the past four weeks have been of in calculable benefit to pastoralists in the North. It is a common saying that the seasons are changing, and that the Northern winters are gradu ally becoming similar as regards the rainy months to those of the South. Why this should be so is a matter for the meteorologist's consideration, and most people are content to know, if they do not appreciate, the fact that daring the last decade summer rains in the North have been more erratic and winter rains have been more con sistent than previously. Up to a few weeks back the outlook for the whole of the Northern pastoralists was gloomy in the extreme, and reports coming to hand chronicled depletion of stock from the Kimberleys to the Gascoyne. But at the latter end of May the drought in the Pilbarra and Roebourne districts broke up, an average of three inches being recorded at most of the stations in the districts mentioned. This rain, however, did not ext...
LOCAL AND GENERAL. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 11 August 1906
LOCAL AND GENERAL. MUNICIPAL DEBENTURES.-The date for the receipt of tenders for "the five Car narvon Municipality debentures of JB100 each has been extended to August 31. TO-NIQHT'E SOCIAL-The " Cup and Saucer" social at the Jubilee Hall tbis evening promises to be a great success. As previously stated tbe admittance for ladies baa been fixed at "a cup and saucer," and for gentleman at Is. CARNARVON QUADRILLE ASBEHBLX.-An advt. in another column states. that until farther notice it is intended to discontinue the holding of the weekly quadrille assem blies. A meeting..of members of the Assembly will be held at the Port Hotel on Thursday evening next, when it iB hoped there will be-a large attendance. FLEMING RELEASED ON BAIL.-On Mon day last an application was made by Mr C. EL. Ewing to the Supreme Court for. the granting" of bail to John Fleming, with the result that bail was allowed in two sureties of £100 each for the appearance of Fleming at Perth on October 2. Bail being forthc...