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A TREASURE ISLAND. LONDON, August 11. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 18 August 1906
A TREASURE ISLAND. LONDON, August ]1. A syndicate which was recently formed in London has chartered the steamer Nalma to proceed to an island the name of which has not been dis closed, bat which is said to lie off the African coast, to search there for diamonds. Some precious stones found on this island were shown to Mr. William Griffiths, late manager of the De Beers Co., by a seafaring friend, who placed fall information regarding the discovery at his disposal. The shareholders in the syndicate include twenty peers and eight jadges.
SHIPBUILDING PROJECTS. LONDON, August 11. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 18 August 1906
SHIPBUILDING PROJECTS. LONDON, August 11. The displacement of the German armored cruisers under the latest naval ehip-boilding programme has been increased to 15,000 tons each. These vessels -will each carry eight 11-inch guns. Every German shipyard is -working at high pressure. The Daily Mail says it is believed that t&ree new British cruisers of the type of the Invincible are to be laid down next year whose displacement will be 15,000 tons. They are to be armed with four 12-inch, eight- 10 inch, and nine 2-inch guns.
Cablegrams. RUSSIA. LONDON, August 11. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 18 August 1906
Cablegrams. ? RUSSIA. LONDON, August 11. The diary of M. Politvovsky, "who was chief engineer on Admiral Rozh jestvensky's flagship at the time of the Dogger Bank incident, has been published. The author of tlie entries graphically describes the whole affair. The Russian fleet, writes the diarist, suspected that Japanese torpedo boats were all round. They allowed the steamers which had been sighted ahead to come near and then let fly at them. Words fail to describe the disgraceful action which followed, when the helpless trawlers were made targets for the concentrated fire of the fleet's guns. The diarist says the fishermen were greatly to blame, al though on the approach of the sqnad ron they abandoned their nets and hastened aside. The diary further states the world would ring with the shameful outrage. Yesterday at Odessa a daughter of General Printy, while approaching Generals Kaulbars and Karpgozo, with, as it afterwards appeared, the intention of killing them, slipped and fell...
A SAVAGE RACEHORSE. LONDON, August 11. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 18 August 1906
A S AVAGE RACEHORSE. LONDON, AngnBt 11. Particulars have beeu published of a. savage attack made on the jockey Madden by Marigold IV. prior to the start for" fche Worthing Plate at Brighton yesterday. Madden, who was riding in the centre, states that Marigold IV. suddenly reared, caught him by tbe neck, and polled him out of the saddle. He then knelt oper him and bit him savagely. Another jockey remarked that the animal kept picking up Madden and shaking him like a rat. Bray, tbe rider or Mari gold IV. jumped .off his monntend attacked it, finally succeeding in beat ing him off. Had it not been for assistance Madden would have been .killed. "" Sir Horatio D. Davies, liord Mayor .*jf X/oodon in 1897, has been declared a bankrnpt.
A WEAK-MINDED PEER, LONDON, August 11. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 18 August 1906
A WEAK-MINDED PEER, LONDON, Aup-nBt 11. The proceedings in lunacy arising out of the marital relations of the Marquess and Marchioness Townsend concluded yesterday. Evidence was heard showing that brokerage com mission was paid to a person who introduced the Marquis to Mr. R. Snthere, a London barrister, who afterwards became the Marquis's father-in-law. The jnry fonnd that the Marqms was capable of taking .care of himself, being neither dan ge-rbns to himself or others, but he was too nnsonnd in mind for the mana gement of his affairs. Mr. Jus tice Bocknill commented strongly on the part taken in an extraordinarily painful Citse by Mr. Suthers, whose coudnct, he said, reflected very little credit upon himself or the profession, j
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 18 August 1906
ALUMINIUM; ARTICLES of every description at WHIT LOCK & COM PANY'S, Carnarvon. THE SCROONEE RESCUK.-The schooner Rescue, which left Maud's Landing for Fremantle about three weeks ago aqx^ 9m ceraing whose safety fears f^teft^inea, arrived at Fremantle morning,
PRACTICE SHOOTING. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 18 August 1906
PRACTICE SHOOTING. On Monday afternoon the following scores were made: 500 yards (10 shots). 500 yards (5 shots). James 0 2 0 2 2 0 0 ... ... 6 Cole. C. 2 3 0324 14 On Wednesday the scores made were: 500 yards (7 shots). Irvine 0220420 10 Atkinson, H. 2333342 ... 20 lowing 5 4 4 3 5 4 4 ... ... 29 Second shoot (500 yards] Irvine 5 2 2 0 0 2 0 ... ... II Ewing 2 3 3 5 3 4Q 20 Atkinson, IJ. 5 3 2 3 6 3 3 ... 24 Atkinson, H.4442333 ... 23 Ewing 5 4 5 4 2 3 2 ... ." 25 This afternoon shooting at the 500 yards range will be held, at the termination of which the handicaps will be opened and the winner of Mr. Skinner's cop announced. Baston G. 3 2 5 4 4 4 2 5 8 3 Fobb 3000220000 ... Cole, C. 0003402234 James 0003222342 ... Inkpen 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 4 3... Geyer3000004220 ... lies 0000000042 ... 34 7 18 18 10 11 6 200 yards
MUNICIPAL. CAENARYON. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 18 August 1906
MUNICIPAL. CAENARYON. The regular fortnightly meeting of this council was held on Tuesday, there being present: Crs. ffearn (acting-Mayor), Matheson, Mansfield, and Skinner. CORRESPOND KNCE. From C. E. Ewing stating the five de benture* issued by the council had been registered under the Bills of Sale Act. From the Under Secretary for Public "Works, asking the council to inform him what had been done with regard to the Kitson light in the goods shed. From M. F. Troy, acting-secretary of the Northern Parliamentary Party, a circular letter similar to that published in our last issue. From the secretary. Exhibition of Manu factures, with reference to the exhibition proposed to be held in Perth in December next. THE KITSON LIGHT. The acting-Mayor said the Kitson lamp was being lit only on nights when the tram was running; the light was not of much use outside that purpose. From what be had seen of the lamp he was of opinion it would be likely to get out of order, being constructed after...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 18 August 1906
THE ROEBOURNE BLACK SMITH AND WHEELWRIGHT COMPANY. OPPOSITE JUBILEE HOTEL, ROEBOURNE. ARE now prepared to undertake all descriptions of Blacksmith and Wheelwright's work. Only well-seasoned timber used. First class workmanship. J. S. FISHER, Manager. FRESH FISH. CHARLIE, THE JAP, begs to notify that he is supplying Fresh Fish ereiy Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. SALT and SMOKED FISH always on band. Salt Fish, 4s. 6&lt;L doz.; 5d. each. Smoked Fish, 5a. 6cL doz.; 6d. each. Country orders receive prompt attention. Steamers supplied with Fresh Fish. Ashburton DISTBICT ROAD BOARD. ANNUAL STATEMENT SHOWING OPERATIONS AND TRANSACTIONS.OF THE BOARD FOR FINANCIAL TEAR ENDED 30TH DAT OF JUNE, 1906. SUMMAEY OF RECEIPTS AND EXPENDITURE. Receipts. £ s. d. £ 8. d. Credit balance at com mencement of year Balance at Treas ury 150 17 . 7 In h&ndB of Secre tary ... ... 61 3 4 212 0 11 Current rates col lected during' year 85 10 6 Arrears of rateB col lected during year 86 12 9 172 3 ...
ROEBOURNE NEWS. ROEBOURNE, August 8. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 18 August 1906
ROEBOURNE NEWS. B/Oeboobne, August 8. Mining matters are still very lively her® at present, about 20 mineral leases having been taken up within a radius of ten miles of Roebourne. Mr. R. B. Petti grew, who has been inspecting and reporting on the Cariow Caetle copper mine, as well as other shows, has pat in some very hard and useful work daring his stay, and with out a doubt is one of the most energetic mining men we have had for some time. Qe is leaving by the Saltan for Perth to report to his company there. Mr. Sleeman, consulting engineer, and Mr. Todd, man ager of the Whim Well copper mine, started for Whim Creek to-day, and will no donbt have things going in the near future. Mr. F. Murray, of Messrs. Murray Bros., of Mallina station, has left-here for Perth, for the purpose of joining the company of benedicts, and I feel sure he can reckon on the best wishes of everyone for his future happiness. Daring the past week Boebourne has had glorious rains, 130 points being regis tered...
RACING IN SOUTH AUSTRALIA. ADELAIDE, August 13. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 18 August 1906
RACING IN SOUTH AUSTRALIA. ADELAIDE, August 13. ] ±ae Adelaide unuid national meeting was held on Saturday last, and the results wer*: Beaumont Trial Stakes, 7 furlongs. Kooringa 1, Z&ra 2, Stanary 3, Time, 1 rain. 32 sees. Grand National Hurdles, 2£ miles. Carrenfc 1, Eoyal Park 2, Florin 3, Sey mour 4. Time, 4 min. 53} sec. Current won by two lengths. Fulharn Park Plate, 4 furlongs.-Boast ful 1, Topedi 2, Nan tiller 3. Time, 50} sec. Mayor's Mile.-Kismet 1, Ganytnedes 2, Staccato 3. Time, 1 min. 45 sec. Full&rton Steeplechase, 2 miles.-Battler 1, "Reindeer 2, The Boer 3. Time, 4 znin. 33} Bee. Lightning Handicap, 6 furlongs.-Flora 1, Encounter 2, Alive 3. Time, 1 min. 17} sees.
SPORTING. KALGOORLIE RACES. PERTH, August 13. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 18 August 1906
SPORTING. ? KALGOORLIE EACES. PERTH, August 13. | The lirst day's racing or tne jiaigoorue Race Club's annual meeting resulted as follows: Spring Stakes, miles.-Little Mary 1, May King 2, The Snail 3, Pius 4. Time, 2 miii. 21 sec. Flying Handicap, 5 furlongs.-Sample 1, The King 2, The Bee 3. Time, 1 min. 8J sees. Hannan's Handicap, 1 mile.-Circulus 1, Lady Agnes 2, Perplex 3, The Point 4. Time, 1 min. 53? sec. Betting-2 to 1 against Circulus, 12 to 1 Lady Agnes, Per plex, and The Point. Circulus won by 2$ lengths. Ladies' Bracelet, 7 furlongs.-Aqua 1, Allander 2, Royal Oak 3. Time, 1 min. 32J Bees. Gold&elds Stakes, 6 furlongs.-Daylight 1, Saltillo 2, Sample 3. Time. 1 mini 24 sees. August 16. The second day's racing in connection with the Kaigoorlie annual meeting was held yesterday. The totalizator invest ments totalled .£26,618, beitig JE5.987 10s. less than the amount put through for the corresponding day last year. The racing was particularly interesting, and the track ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 18 August 1906
CARNARVON BAKERY. J. S. MILES, Sole Proprietor. ORDERS TAKEN FOE ALL KINDS OF CAKES AND CONFECTIONERY. SHIPPING SUPPLIED. CAST BUNS TO YANKEE TOWN DAILY. JS. MILES wishes to announce that . he has purchased the Bakery Busi ness lately carried on by Mr. J. Perry, and from tbe 1st of June will be prepared to supply Bread and Confectionery of the first'quality only. DAVIS, HANKINSON & CO., MOIR'S CHAMBERS, PERTH, AND CAEj^AEFQS, General Contractors. Boring gngfncsrs fpr Artesian Water and Minerals. MACHINERY AND MANUFACTURERS' AGENTS. SUPPLY: Hand and Steam Boring Plants. Railway and Tramway Material. Water Supply Requisites. Oil Engines (or all purposes-from 2 to 150 b.p. ^Sm The Austral Cycle Agency, 41V 3E3Z-A-3T ST., PEBTH. CHEAPEST HOUSE IN STATE FOE Bicycles, GOBS, Eifles & Ammunition. The following are prices for a few of our lines. Winchester Automatic Eifles reduced to £4 12b. 6d. each. Selling Usual Price. Price. Winchester Repeating £ s. d. £ s. d. Eifles fro...
VICTORIAN RACING. CAULFIELD GRAND NATIONAL STEEPLECHASE. MELBOURNE, August 13. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 18 August 1906
VICTORIAN RACING. CAULFIELD GRAND NATIONAL STEEPLECHASE. MELBOURNE, August 13. The following are the results of the second day'B racing in connection with the Caulfield Grand National meeting, run on Saturday: Arakini Hurdles, 2 miles.--Realm 1, Touchwood 2, The Shamrock 3. Time, 3 min. 56 sec. Ch&tsworth Corinthian, 1 mile 3 fur longs.-firelight I, Grey Seafcon 2, Inver garden 3. Time, 2 min. 32f sees. Oma Plate, 5£ fuilongs.-Rivera dale 1, Chivalry 2, Mereworth 3. Time, 1 min. 10J Bees. Caulfield Grand National Steeplechase, 4 miles.-Isis 1, Cardinal 2, Revelation 3, Blues kin 4. Time, 8 min. 10£ sees. Bet ting-6 to 1 against Isis, 12 to 1 Cardinal, 10 to 1 Revelation, 15 to 1 Blueskin. Isis won by six lengths. Revelation, who was a length away from Cardinal, beat Blue skin by three lengths for third place. Tnlomada, who was a long way behind, was the only other horse to finish. Malakoff Stakes, mile.-Re trencher 1, Proceeder 2, Willy Wally 3. Time, 1 min. 57| sees. St. Au...
MASONIC INSTALLATION BALL. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 18 August 1906
MASONIC INSTALLATION ttAT.T. One of the moBt successful sud enjoyable fonctions held in Roebourne for some time past was the Masonic installation ball to welcome the newlj-instaUed W.M., Mr W S. Flinders, which was attended by a We gathering of not only the craft, bntbv numerous town and country guests, who -S?elTe8 of the ho"Pitality of the fraternity. The baU was held in the Victoria Hall, which was artistically decor ated with evergreens, palms, and flags, re ? upon tho8e had the control of this part of the preparations. ?-* ? Goldsmith, P.G Chan jam of the State, honoured the occasion by h« presence and in an affable manner made himself acquainted with a lar»e number of those present. The dancing which was started at 8.30 punctually. led off by the Worshipful Master, Mr. W and Mrs. Flindera, and was carried on with vim until an early hour in the mornmg. The supper was served in T la^ge marquee erected at the rear of the tw MiOTer 100 eueste Mfc dowl> at one . t8aRer Was *° ha...
VICTORIAN RACING. MELBOURNE, August 20. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 25 August 1906
VICTORIAN RACING. Melboubne, August 20. | The following are the results of the Y.R.C. August meeting : - August Hurdle Race, 2 miles.-Regret 1, Realm 2, Solona 3. Time, 3 min. 47$ sec. Show Handicap, 3} miles.-Isis 1, The Barber 2, Abdallah 3. Time, 5 mins. 12| sees. August Handicap, 1} miles.-Proceedor 1, Willy Wally 2, Gnorkeit 3. Time, 2 min. 38i sees. Betting-9 to 4 against Proceedor. Three and Four-year-old Handicap, 7 furlongs.-Thackeray 1, True Scot 2, Simoda 3. Time, 1 min. 29£ sees. Welter Handicap, 1 mile.-Kalnuck 1, Invergordon 2, Budgeree 3. Time, 1 min. 44} sees.
RACING IN SOUTH AUSTRALIA. ADELAIDE, August 20. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 25 August 1906
RACING IN SOUTH AUSTRALIA. ADELAIDE, August 20. The Adelaide Grand National meeting was held on Saturday last, and the results were: Mitcham Welter Handicap.-Carbinga 1, Bock Gun 2, Arizona 3. Time, 1 min. 46| sees. Eastwood Hurdles, 2 miles.-The Barrier 1, The Wizard 2, Royal Park 3. Time, 3 mins. 53 sees. Dequetteville Stake?, 4 furlongs.-Topedi 1, Monteller 2, Magdalia 3. Time, 49£ sec. Grand National Steeplechase, 3 miles. Bombastes 1, Seymour 2, Reindeer 3, The Boer 4. Time, 6 mins. 16i sees. Tennyson Handicap, !$? miles.-Stacco 1, Hotspur 2, Elderslie 3. Time, 2 mins. 15} sees. Corporation Handicap, 6 furlongs.-Slip peiy 1, Adroit 2, Paka 3. Time, 1 min. 17 sees.
SPORTING. KALGOORLIE RACES. PERTH, August 20. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 25 August 1906
SPORTING. *? KAiGOOELIE RACES. PEBTH, August 20. | The final day's racing of the Kalgoorlie Ba.ce Club's annual meeting resulted as follows: Koompartoo Hurdles, 1$ miles.-Belford 1, Mammon 2, Guardian 3. Time, 3 min. 22} sec. Gnambailo Plate, 6 furlongs.-Cold Steel I, T.M.S. 2, Morning Mist 3. Time, 1 min. 16} sees. Hampton Handicap, 1} miles.-Mariner 1, Forest Charm 2, Pius 3, Green Mountain 3. Time, 2 ruins. 12} sees. Betting-20 to 1 against Mariner, 16 to 1 Forest Charm, 5 to 1 Pius, 4 to 1 Green Mountain. Mariner won by a length. Totalizator Handicap, 5 furlongs.-La Simmer 1, Luke 2, Sample 3. Time, 1 min. 4 sees. Gnambailo Purse, 6 furlongs.-His Majesty 1, Waverley 2, Garrison 3. Time, 1 min. 17} sees. Farewell Handicap, 1 mile.-Fop 1, Combat 2, Donovon 3. Time, 1 min. 46 sect).