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SUPREME COURT—GRIMINAL SITTINGS. (Before His Honor the Chief Justice and a Common Jury.) WEDNESDAY, APRIL 7. [Newspaper Article] — Western Mail — 10 April 1886
SUPREME COURT-CRIMINAL SITTINGS. (Before His Honor the Chief Justice and a Common Jury.) WEDNESDAY, APRIL 7. The criminal sessions opened with an un- usually heavy calendar, both as regards the nature of the crimes committed and the num- ber of prisoners for trial. The Acting At- torney General (Mr. Burt) conducted the cases for the Crown. Stealing a Gold Ring. Henry Abrahams, a middle-aged man— known to his familiars as " Abraham the Jew "—pleaded not guilty to an indictment charging him with having, at Perth, on the 22nd March last, stolen a gold ring, the pro- perty of one Hannah Brown. A second count charged him with receiving the ring. The prisoner was not represented by counsel. The facts of the case were very simple. It appeared that the prisoner and the prosecu- trix, a married woman, were drinking toge- ther, with some other persons, at the No Place inn, and the prisoner, observing a ring on her hand, looked at it and admired it. He said he thought it was worth as much as t...
CORONER'S INQUEST AT FREMANTLE. [Before Mr. G. C. Knight, coroner, and a jury consisting of P. Birch (foreman) Henry Albert, John Waldron, aud E. Beatty.] [Newspaper Article] — Western Mail — 10 April 1886
CORONER'S INQUEST AT &nbsp; FREMANTLE. [Before Mr. G. C Knight, coroner, and a jury consisting of P. Birch (foreman) Henry Albert, John Waldron, and E. Beatty.] William Smith said the deceased man, McCarthy, reached Point Walter, between three and four o'clock on Thursday week, took the horse out of the cart and tied it up. He then weut down and filled the trough with water. Mr. Lovegrove arrived three quariers of an hour later, when I informed him, in answer to his enquiry, that deceased was at the pump. I then went in search of him, but could not find any trace of him. The police came on Sunday morning and found the body in the water. I was present at the time the body was found, about one hundred yards from the shore in about two feet of water, and I assisted the police to bring it ashore. The body I have seen is that of the man McCarthy, who worked for Mr.Lovegrove. Mr. Lovegrove, solicitor, said he last saw the deceased alive on Thursday about noon in Fremantle. He was ...
LOCKING UP JURIES. [Newspaper Article] — Western Mail — 17 April 1886
LOCKING UP JURIES. WHEN tile jury in the assault case tried', at the criminal sessions on Wednesday inti- mated to the Court the improbability of their ever agreeing upon a verdict, the Acting Attorney General said he was afraid there; was au impression gaining ground amongst jurors that they had only to disagree fora short time to justify their discharge. His Honor said he should be very sorry that such an impres- sion should get abroad, and he would do what he could to disabuse the minds of jurors on the subject. Mr. Burt said that, m years gone by, he had known Î'aries locked up all night, and, in a case ike this,-where the evidence was so simple, he thought it would be no harm, if they were to fall back upon the old. practice.
TWO BYE ELECTIONS. FROM THE WEST AUSTRALIAN. [Newspaper Article] — Western Mail — 17 April 1886
TWO BYE ELECTIONS. PEOM THE WEST AUSTRALIAN. THE two bye elections about to tat place, being for districts having sinai and scattered populations, are no likely to provide features of any par ticular interest to the politician. 11 such constituencies local consideration and the personality of the candidatei put forward almost invariably contro the result. And that this will prob ably be so at the Gascoyne and at tlx Murray and Williams there already ii evidence to show. It may not, how ever, be undesirable that we sbouh make one or two observations whici may assist the electors in arriving ai a right conclusion and suitable choice In the first place we must express oui regret at the causes which have brought about the necessity for these elections. Mr. BURT'S political servi- ces, it is truo, will not be lost to thc country, though his assumption for the time being of the duties of Attorney General will weaken the elected ele- ment in the House. Mr. BROWN'S withdrawal from public li...
MONDAY, APRIL 12. The Court resumed at the usual hour. PEEJURY. [Newspaper Article] — Western Mail — 17 April 1886
MONDAY, APRIL 12. The Court resumed at the usual hour. PEEJUBT. JOHN CUNNINGHAM surrendered to his bail, and was arraigned upon an indictment charging him with having, on the 8th December last, before the Judges of the Supreme Court, upon oath, feloniously, cor- ruptly, knowingly, wilfully, and maliciously sworn that on the 13th July, 1885, he paid to Mr. John Spence Christie a sum of ¿£150, whereas, in fact and in truth he did not pay him that sum. The CrownJSolicitor prosecuted. Mr. Haynes, with whom Mr. F. M. Stone, appeared for the defence. Mr. Haynes, in limine, asked the learned Judge to reserve a point which ho intended raising in the course of the trial, namely, that the information given to the Court, upon which the prisoner was arraigned, had been given by the learned counsel who was now acting as Attorney General, whilst, as a matter of fact, there was another Attorney General in the colony. A question might arise as to whether it was within the power of His Excellency th...
SATURDAY, APRIL 10. The Court reassembled at the usual hour. FORGERY. [Newspaper Article] — Western Mail — 17 April 1886
V; SATURDAY, APRIL 10. The Court reassembled at tue usual sour. j;¿-_ POBQEBT. ¡¿ -. THOMAS UTAN, a rougn-ioomng ieupw, a * ./laborer, -was charged with forging a cheque for £7, purporting to have been signed by Ç"Jletr. Henry Gibbs, of Wanneroo, There was a ' second count for uttering. The prisoner was undefended. The Acting Attorney General said the facts of the case as presented by the Crown were V * these : in February last the prisoner was at . ±he Horse and Groom hotel, in Goderich ?fi street, Perth, and he there asked the barman, V- the son of the landlord, Mr. Connor, for a blank cheque on the National Bank, which was supplied to him, apon payment of a " penny-the form being a stamped form. He ' - then asked for a pen and ink, which he ob -- tained, and he retired to another room; but -shortly afterwards came back again and ask ? «d fox another cheque, saying that he had spoilt tho first one. The barman gave him - another cheque, upon payment of another penny, and he again r...
SUPREME COURT—CRIMINAL SITTINGS. (Before His Honor the Chief Justice and a Common Jury.) FRIDAY, APRIL 9. The Court resumed at 10-30 a.m. ATTEMPT TO COMMIT A RAPE. [Newspaper Article] — Western Mail — 17 April 1886
?SUPREME COURT- CRIMINAL ^ : SITTINGS. (Before Eis Honor the Chief Justice and a Common Jury.) FRIDAY, APRIL 9. The Court resumed at 10-30 a.m. ATTEMPT TO COMMIT A. EAPB. JAMES ABLKTT, au old man, said to be over sixty years of age, who was also very deaf, pleaded guilty to an indictment charging him With having, ou the 10th January last, at- tempted to commit a rape upon a girl named Anne Brown, at Gingin. The prisoner was originally indicted for perpetrating the offence, and not for the at- tempt, bot having intimated his intention of pleading guilty to au indictment charging bim with the minor offence, a second count to that effect was added to the original indictment, and he - was placed in the box on Thursday afternoon in the expectation that he would bave pleaded guilty to the minor charge. But upon his arraignment on that occasion he declined to plead guilty at all, and he was put back for trial this morning. On the pre -, cent occasion, as already said, he pleaded guilty, an...
THE WEATHER PROPHET OF HACKENSACK. [Newspaper Article] — Western Mail — 17 April 1886
THE WEATHER PBOPHET OF HACKENSACK. V. "*!| -There is a meteorological savant at Hacken. *;>| sack, New Jersey, who claims that observa- ' - ^ tions can be based j astas effectually on the mutations of the clouds as on the instru- C;, ments that gauge the pressure. His predio- ; > 'i tiona, however, have not sustained his theory. How unlike the augury of the success of WOLFE'S SCHNAPPS, made in the earliest " day of the article's manufactured. Always ask for Wolfe's Schnappe. , V ^ lf r!
DIOCESAN. [Newspaper Article] — Western Mail — 17 April 1886
DIOCESAN. Easter is approaching, and in the varions parishes the annual meetings of the' parish- ioners will be held. The day of meeting un- der the statute is Easter Tuesday, or some day in Eastewweek fixed by the clergyman. The chief business is the election of church- wardens and of the vestry. The exact num- ber of the vestry, as between three and ten exclusive of the churchwardens, is determin- ed by the meeting prior to the election. Churchwardens and Vestrymen must be com- municants, unless the Bishop's permission otherwise is obtained on the ground of special circumstances. " Notice of the meet- ing must be given ten clear days prior to it by the clergyman in the church on the two Sundays preceding the meeting, and by a written notice posted up in some public place.
THE GUILDFORD SCANDAL. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — Western Mail — 17 April 1886
THE GUILDFORD SCANDAL. . A TO THE EDITOS. .'TÍ-¿¿jip! SIE,-I am sorry I have occasion to add ~= li uiy cry to tliat of others against the - ., * ¿ Guildford doctor for his heartless conduct «* towards iny late daughter, Sarah Weake. It was, I ' fimly believe, the cause of her ; death. It may appear cowardly on my part to come forward now with my / complaints at the last hour to help to crush an already vanquished foe. Neither *" '' should I have referred to the subject , 4& agaiu if Dr. Holmes had not added insult t to injury by making such untruthful °"4 remarks in a letter he wrote to tho Daily ~ " ^ News, in which he distinctly states that *~ * 7 false and frivolous charges were brought *", >¿ against him Inst year. The principal /"! * charge against him was his shameful refusal to come to the assistance of my *.« daughter, who waa lying for eight long'' dreary hours suffering tho agonies of "* travail iu giving birth to her first child. We, the family, seven or eight ...
COLONIAL. BISHOP MOORHOUSE AND HIS PREDECESSOR, BISHOP PERRY. [Newspaper Article] — Western Mail — 17 April 1886
COLONIAL. BISHOP MOORHOUSE AND HIS PREDECES- SOR, BISHOP PEBBT. Bishop Perry, though he could enunciate his views with singular clearness and pré- cision, and at times, as at the Conference in Sydney, press them home with a telling ear- nestness that was almost eloquenoe, was no orator to electrify . a meeting, or to take a community by storm by the fire of his ap- peals. ' Besides, the grave and somewhat aus- tere cost Of his own religious character served to put a distance between him and Church- men of a less severe type, and made them hold back at a crisis when their aid and sym- pathy would have been invaluable. More than this, he had made it a point of con- science to repress and repel on several occa- sions representatives of a school of thought which seemed to be gaining ground in the diocese, and the influence of which, upon the clergy especially, he distrusted and feared. His retirement, therefore, at this juncture, after his work of construction was finished, opened the d...
DIOCESE OF SYDNEY. [Newspaper Article] — Western Mail — 17 April 1886
DIOCESE OF SYDNEY. , ^Jk CHUBCH AHMT.-The meeting convened "by \ the Bishop, at the request of some of his: elerey, to. consider the advisability of es- tablishing the Church Army in Sydney, de- cided that, while they regarded the necessity of special evangelistic work as being very urgent, it was not desirable to introduce as a diocesan movement the institution known IIB the Church Army. A recommendation waa adopted that an evangelistic agency, to bs known as the " Church of England Home Mission," should be instituted. The organ- isation of this mission was left in the hands of the Bishop.-Australian Churchman* " -
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. Chief Secretary's Office, Adelaide, 19th March, 1886. [Newspaper Article] — Western Mail — 17 April 1886
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. Chief Secretary's Office, Adelaide, ?j% 19fch March, 1886. V^air,-.anverang to your letter of the 5th Tätimo (No. 71/326), I have the honor to for- ward herewith, for the information of your Ctovernment, transcript of a report indicat- ing how far towards Eucla in this Colony rabbits are known to exist. I may say that, practically speaking, there »re no rabbits known within 300 miles of the western boundary of South Australia near Huela. 1 have, &e., JNO. W. DOWNER. The Hon. the Colonial Secretary,} Western Ausiralia. j From the vermin certificates received from Termin Board, No. 44 (Fowler's Bay District), . it is evident that there are no rabbits west of Pastoral Lease No. 2207, Laura Bay, -which is situated just east of Denial Bay, and they are only found there iu very limited Slumbers; bnt rabbits are plentiful in the adjoining district, No. 41 (Streaky Bay), large numbers having been destroyed in Kir . kala, Chandada, and Weekra, under the Ver- min Act ...
The Ladies' Page All communications for this column should be written on one side of the paper only, and be addressed to HOUSEWIFE, WESTERN MAIL OFFICE, Perth. OUR HOMES. [Newspaper Article] — Western Mail — 17 April 1886
lAll communications for this column should be written on one side of the paper only, and be addressed to HOUSEWIFE, WESTEBN MAIL OFFICE, Perth. 1.BT A HOUSEWIFE.] OUR HOMES. When we think of beautifying out homes, ve must have a due regard for colour and design ; indeed our taste must be educated, it is not in one room alone that our efforts should be exerted. All our designs will be of little avail, if in one room there is just the naked furniture and probably dismal walls, »nd another is luxuriant in colouring and artisticly arranged. Many people now use curtains worked on very inexpensive mater- ial, such as sacking, crash ; these worked in crewel are exceedingly pretty and inexpen- sive, but the pattern must be a bold one and great cara given to the colours used. Cush- ions should always be numerous in drawing rooms, provided some thought is given to the choice of pattern and colour, for one inharmonious colour will completely spoil the whole room. There is a great rage for pain...
ADVANCE OF RABBITS. [Newspaper Article] — Western Mail — 17 April 1886
ADVANCE OP BABBITS. I HIS Excellency the Governor directs the publication of the following correspondence fox general information : WESTERN AUSTBAXIA. Sir,-I am directed by His Excellency the Governor to inquire how far towards Euola in your territory rabbits are known to exist, and whether any steps are being taken to check the inroad of rabbits on tho country towards Eucla, and what the yearly advance is. I shall be obliged by your furnishing me with this information at as early a date as possible. I Have, &c., M. S. SMITH, Acting Colonial Secretary. The Hon. tko Chief Secretary, } Adelaide, South Australia. >
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Western Mail — 17 April 1886
The Church of England in Western Austra- lia, having now no separate organ, ar- rangements have been made with the Proprietors of the Western Mail for such an amount of space in the columns of that widely circulated weekly paper, as may be required for the acknowledgment of subscriptions, and the publication of official notices, Church news, &c. Contributions may be addressed to " THE COMPILÉE OF CHURCH COLUMNS, Church of England Book Dépôt, Hay Street, Perth." ST. GEORGE'S CATHEDRAL, PERTH. First, Third, and Fifth Sundays of each month ¡ Holy Communion at 8 o'clock a.m. Morning Prayer and Litany at ll o'clock. Evening Prayer at 7.30. Second and Fourth Sundays of each month : Morning Prayer and Haly Communion at ll o'clock. Litany and Baptisms at 3.30 p.m., with Children's Service on Fourth Sunday at the same hour. Evening Prayer at 7.30. Week Days : Daily Morning Prayer at 7.30. Evening Service on Thursday at 7.30. Baptisms on Second and Fourth Sundays in the Afternoon and ...
Government of India, Military Dept., Fort William, 16th Feb., 1886. To His Excellency Sir F. N. Broome, K.C.M.G. Governor of Western Australia. [Newspaper Article] — Western Mail — 17 April 1886
Government of India, Military Dept.,?'.;;;? ? Fort Wüliam. 16th Web:, To Sis Excellency Sir F. & Broome, RO^dfe-^ 'Governor of Wintern Ausfrc^il^fjM^* SIB,-I nm directed to aéksDT^^gé^^^ receipt of your letter of the 11th Déó^mbái'-'S 1885, addressed to His ExoeUenùy3nê;i^|^| roy, on the subject of thé estabUshmèntôf ;f^SÉ Sanitarium in Western Australia- fo£".;38»3C British troops serving in India. .. »z¿'$0ljÍM 2. In reply, I am to oonvey the 't|i^^r w\r| the Governor-General in Council .fior^jn^^p^ ticulars furnished by you regardiñu^dS^p^ vantages offered by the Colony for ^«6 -^*5» poses of a Sanitarium, and to jwyj^j^^^H Government of India are not at prasent^ire-?^ pared to take any steps in the directaibadM I am, &0-, ' - J'W^M 0. N. NEWMARCB^jÄ Officiating Secretary to the Qover^^B meut of India, t - ^jj^J
GOVERNMENT GAZETTE. WESTERN AUSTRALIA AS A SANATORIUM. HIS Excellency the Governor directs the publication of the following dispatches, for general information:— Government House, Perth, 11th December, 1885. [Newspaper Article] — Western Mail — 17 April 1886
j GOVERNMENT GAZETTE. WESTERN AUSTRALIA AS A SANA- TORIUM. BUS Excellency the Governor directs th« publication of the following dispatches, for, general information: Government House, Perth, 11th December, 1885. MT LOSS,-I have the honour to endose to Your Excellency an extract from a news- paper of this Colony [Daily New«, Saturday, October 10th, 1885], in which it is stated, on the authority of the Bombay Gazette, that a> proposal has been made by Sir Frederick Roberts to send an annual Indian troopship, with military invalids to these Colonies. 2. I would venture, as this question hae been again raised, to solicit Tour Excellency's attention to a suggestion made by me to Her Majesty's Government last year, that Wes- tern Australia should be used as a Sana- torium for the troops in India.*' 3. I enlose correspondence (Despatches 62 and 78, of 1884, with enclosure), which will show the reasons by which I supported my proposal. It was not at the time entertained ; but it appears ...
RECEIPTS. ONION SOUP. [Newspaper Article] — Western Mail — 17 April 1886
EECEIPTS. ONION SOOT. I Vbop six onions finely, and brown tbem in - » saucepan with 2 ozs, butter or dripping, , etirriiig them all the time ; when they hare fceoome of a light brown colour add 3 ozs. «ither oatmeal or flour, and moisten it with fiiree quarts of water; season with pepper and «alt ; stir the soup for about a quarter of an hour, then allow it to simmer on the side » of the fire for about half an hour longer, ^jBiring occasionally. Serve with toasted iwead ont in dice or sippets.-Cost, 6d. BAKBD4COD'B HEAD. ^;r;!liakesome stuffing as follows:-Take llb. ^breadcrumbs, mix with 6 oz. chopped suet, ¿í*wo eggs, and a little onion, thyme, and flparsely chopped finely; put this stuifiing into ^ :the ood's head, and place it in a baking dish Çm&k 2 oz. butter, a gill of vinegar, and a pint Jiind ahalf of water ; spread, a little butter ôiaîl; over the cod's head, and then a thick |*»ating of bread-raspinge j bake for one hour SSaïi moderate oven.-Cost, ls. iflj BOAST L...