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EMBEZZLEMENT BY A RAILWAY EMPLOYE. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 15 March 1901
EMBEZZLEMENT BY A RAILWAY EMPLOYE. At the Port Adelaide Police Court on Thursdav, before Mr. W. Johnstone, S.M., Nicholas Kearnan, a railway employe, residing at Largs Bay, appeared to answer a. charce laid bv John Henry Dunstan, Travelling Inspector of Accounts, ? tliat he embezzled on Fe ?ebruary 19 moneys amounting to £5 received by him for and on account of the Railways Commis sioner. The Crown Solicitor, Mr. J. M. Stuart, Q.C., prosecuted, and Mr. IL A. Parsons defen ded. The informant stated that the defendant was made stationmaster at Largs Bay on Novem ber 20, 1899. On February 20 of this year witness proceeded to Largs to hand over the station to the new stationmaster,. Examined his books, which disclosed a deficiency of about £5. Accused pro duced a balance-sheet which he had drawn, up. That showed a shortage of £3 which the prisoner explained was taken when the till was robbed the night before. He stated that he had had reason to go to his house for a box and had neglecte...
THE SYDNEY RAILWAY ACCIDENT. SYDNEY, March 14. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 15 March 1901
THE SYDNEY RAILWAY ACCIDENT. SYDNEY. March 14. J he inquest on the body of- Herbert Ilenry Darnley, who was killed in the Tempe railway disaster, was continued to day. Mr. E. A. Loughry, Outdoor Locomo tive [superintendent, in reply to Mr. Gan non, who appeared for Mr. Carruthers, M.L.A., said that neither Doyle nor any other driver had Tefused to take out an F engine with a load of height cars. On Feb ruary 11 Doyle, with an engine and eight cars, arrived at Sydney six minutes late and reported -that the engine was over loaded.. AVitness was not aware that on the day in question Doyle had complained that tbe engine could not do the journey in the proper time with eight cans, nor that Doyle had said on . the night of the acci dent to some one in the. railway ser,vice7 ''Well, 111 see if I can't make speed tnis evening.' William Warren Challis, Pro fessor of Engineering at the Sydney Univer sity, who with Mr. Norman Selfe was ap pointed to enquire into the cause of the disaster, said...
THE INDIAN TROOPS. HOBART, March 14. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 15 March 1901
THE INDIAN TROOPS. HOBART. March 14. The transport Dalhonsie with the Indian troops arrived at 10 oclock this morning. The Premier and Captain George Stewart, with members of the Marinfe Board, met the vessel in 'the river and boarded her to welcome Col. Peyton and the Indian officers. When the steamer had besn moor ed the acting mayor and members of the town council went aboard and welcomed the visiting troops. To-night the officers were banqueted at the Orient Hotel, and after wards they attended tire Pollard Opera Company's performance at the theatre at the invitation of the Government. To morrow there will be a procesnion with the Tasmanian contingent and a review on fcht Domain. On Saturday the Indians will make a flying visit fb Launceston and re turn on the same day. They will leave Hefbart on Sunday. The weather is de lightful, and large numbers of visitors have arrived from the country- by excursion trains.
HEAVY RAIN ON THE BARRIER. BROKEN HILL, March 14. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 15 March 1901
HEAVY RAIN ON THE BARRIEil. BROKEN HULL, March 14. Rain fell a short distance from town last night, and good falls have been reported froin Yanco Glen and Nine Mile. Although there was no rain at Stephens Creek the in ?iow into the -dam during the night amount ed to between 8 and 9 million gallons, which caused a rise of three-quarters of an inch. A smart s-hower fell locally at noon to-day, and between 2 and 3 o'clock a heavy thun derstorm paused over the town. There W£B a heavy shower, and soon gutters and water channels were running banker?, and in places the streets were quite impassable. The rain seemed to spread over a consider able tract of country, and. was apparently heaviest- to the westward. The official re cord of the fall is 0.79. Light rain is still falling.
A FAREWELL TO THE SCIENTISTS [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 15 March 1901
A FAREWELL TO THE SCIENTISTS A meeti'DK of the council of the Royal Geographical Society was, held on Thursday afternoon to bid farewell to Professor Spen cer and Mr. Gillen. In the unavoidable ab sence of tbe president.' (Mr. R. Kyffin Thomas) and the vice-president (Sir Lang don Bonython), Mr. Simpson Newland we sided. In a: brief address he referred to the valuable ? workVMessrs.;: .Gillen and Spencer had already accomplished ' and the interest which the1 members of the society: were taking in their impending expedition. He wished the two scientists godspeed and success in their labours. The Hon. J. L. Parsons, M.L.C., and Messrs. W. P. Auld and T. Gill alao wished them success; Pro fessor Spencer, in reply, thanked the' coun cil for their kindness, and, in referring to the work, they were undertaking, stated that although they did not hope to get so .much absolutely new information a3.they were able to obtain in their last efforjt, still they expected to further investigate what...
TROUBLE WITH LUMPERS. A CRITICAL SITUATION. SYDNEY, March 14. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 15 March 1901
TROUBLE WITH LUMPERS. A CRITICAL SITUATION. £ SYDNEY, March 14. The coal trade of Port Sydney has lor some time not been working as smoothly as the proprietors of the collieries would wish, in conseauence. thev say. of the rules of the Coal Lumpers Union.- fceveral communications have passed between these proprietors, the stevedores, and the officials of the union, and on March 8 the Presi dent of the Union was written to asking that certain sugestions should be adopted making admission of members to the Union more easy, and punishing the men for drunkenness and for not turning up to work in time. The officials of the Union did not show any disposition to comply with the wishes of the proprietors, and they have now been notified that if the Union fails to adopt the suggestions by noon on Saturday next the owners will lay up tne whole of their colliers at midnight on that day, and bring the coaling indus try of the port to a standstill.
THE A.N.A. CONFERENCE A DIFFERENCE SETTLED. MELBOURNE, March 14. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 15 March 1901
THE AN. A. CONFERENCE. A DIFFERENCE SETTLED. MELBOURNE, M'axch 14. Ihe A..N.A. Conference at Beechwortb to day passed a resolutEon affirming the desi rttteness of considering Ihe. principles of imperial fedeiwbion. An amicable adjust ment of the differences between the 13en digo branch and the board of directors was arrived at, and it was decided that so soon as the branch comnlied with the reso lution of the conference the incoming board of drrectors should be instructed to ratify all 'the -acts and inweedings of the branch during the ]«riod of suspension.
A WESTERN AUSTRALIAN EXPLORING EXPEDITION. PERTH, March 14. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 15 March 1901
A WESTERN AUSTRALIAN EX PLORING EXPEDITION. PERTH. March 14. The officers of the exploration expedition which will shoftOy proceed to Kimberley have been selected as follows:— Mr. F. S. Broekman. chief inspecting surveyor, to be leader; Mr. C. Orosland, second in com mand; Mr. A. Gibb Makland, Government Geologist, to he in charge of the geological branch; and Mr. C. G. Gibson, to be as sistant geologist. The party will include two prospectors, two farriers, two or three general hands, and two aboriginals. They will leave Per'th on May 31.
SPORTING. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 15 March 1901
SPORTING. Uiiniliva was scratched for the Tidal Stakes at the Port Adelaide Races' at 10.30 a.m.' on Thursday. Uethnnl 'wna scratched at noon for the Hurdle Kace and Bteeple euase. -..-..:-.? ...?,-,.-? ? . ? ..-.I The A.R.C. Birthday Meeting -will require the attention of owners and trainers on Monday next at 6 p.m., when entries close . with -Mr .S. R. Heseltine for the followini; events: — Victoria Park Hurdle, about 2} miles. City Handicap, .7 . furlongs. Kensington Steeplechase, about 2 miles. Birthday Cup, ].} miles. ?* ? Dulwich Hurdle, almut 2 miles. ' ' Alderman Cup, 1} miles. ', Victoria Park Steeplechase, about 3 miles. The Broken Hill Racing Clubs have re appointed Messrs. H. Hughes and.F. Cor nelius handicapper and starter respective M the Boulder Licensed Victuallers' Meeting, Western Australia, held this month, P.'Bolger won four out of the six races, and -was credited with second money in another. Kilt, by Lochiel from Mantilla, was successful in the King's Plate of ...
CRYSTAL BROOK RACES. CRYSTAL BROOK, March 14. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 15 March 1901
CRYSTAL BROOK RACES. CRYSTAL BROOK, March W. Tlie following arc the acceptances for Crystal Brook races on March 2D: — ? Flying Handicap.— English Ivy, Primula, Win chester, Patience, Rosarian, Parthia. Handicap Hurdles.— Garry Oweni Sympathy, Black Bess, Tlie Scamp. Crystal 'Brook Hanicdap.— The Dream, Starlight; Sepoy, Tarna, Common. \ Handicap Trot.— Pipetrack, Noble, Barunga, Fly, Lady Juliet, Chester. ?? & ' Trial Stakes.— Yatcrra, Pastill, Rosarian, Garrv . Beetaloo Handicap.— Thunder Quesn, Tomboy, Primula, Parthia, Patience, Rosarian.
NORTH-WESTERN JOCKEY CLUB [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 15 March 1901
N'OKTll-WESTERN JOCKEY CLUB. Tlie autumn meetins of the above club was held lit Angle Karm Itaceeourae on March 13. The gathering so far as the attendance was concerned, was not so successful as had been hoped, due not to any '.vani oi energy on me pan oi me wont ing committee and the newly appointyd, energetic secretary, but principally to the inaccessibility of the course. The club recognises that unless, the Totalizator Act, with' its condition regarding dis tance, is cither repealed or amended it will be impassible to carry on. races at a satisfactory pidfit. The' sum of £350 passed through the Mr taiizatcr, which is considerably less than at the previous meetings. Uesults:— HANDICAP HURDLE RACE, dm; and three-quarter miles. Mr. T. II. Coombe'a Sympathy, 0 st. 3 lb. (Young) ? 1 Mr. C. Crowe's l'etrel, ll.st.-12 lb. (Jim mins) ? ' ? ?? .. .. ?? ?? 2 Oilier starters:— Xlaggie Moore and Falcon. Dividend, £1 lls. Cd. Won easily. Petrel, hav ing struck a hurdle badly, finished lame. ...
MOONEE VALLEY RACES. MELBOURNE, March 14. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 15 March 1901
MOONEE VALLEY BACK. MELBOURNE. March 14. Races were held at Moonec- valley to-day. Be suits:— ... .HURDLE. Olenroy (II. Howard) ? .. 1 satisfaction (.j. uoysteaj .. .. .. ? z Ii'fiomar (J. S. Edge) ..;... ........ ..-;) .Other starters:— British Peer, Humula, and Km pire. Betting— S to 2 agst. Ingomar and. Satis- faction, .1 to 1 Glenroy, I to 1 British . Peer. Time, u min. 511 sec. ' . TRIAL HANDICAP.- | Aroonai (F. -Kuhn) .. .. .. .... ? 1 Chnsidc (('. Cooper)' ? 2 Silcx (F. Dunn) ? '.. .. 3 Other starters:— Goldlcaf, Lethbridge, Cluster, Hovis, Silvcrlcck, Uncos, Try, Native Bee, Came ron, and Simple. Betting— 6 to i agst. Clanside, » to 2 Aroona, 5 to 1 Goldlcaf, 10 to 1 any other. Time, 1 min. 4 sec. ' ., WELTER HANDICAP. Kola (W. Minter) ? 1 Short Gown (F. Clifton) ? ? 2 Jerry (E. Turner) .. ; ? 3 Other starters:— Maori land, Bohstay, Horonda, Locksmith, Senior Wrangler, Tritantus, Ascot, Utah, Gameboy, Canada, The Rule, and Magda lene. Betting— 2 to 1 agst. Kola, -I to 1 Tri ...
SADDLEWORTH SPORTS. SADDLEWORTH, March 14. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 15 March 1901
6ADDLEW0BTH SPORTS. SADDLEWORTH, March 14. The annual Catholic picnic was held on Wed nesday, March 13, and was a great success. Tlie committee and the energetic secretary, Mr. 3. McMahon. carried out their duties satisfactorily. and the starter, Mr. J. McCormack, got his fields away on even terms. Results: — Suddleworth Handicap, 1| miles.— Mr. A. J. Berriman's Thunder Prince, Mr. R. Jene's Tren talto, Mr. Huppafa's Dread Not. Four other star ter?. Won by a length. . Flying Handicap, 'six furlongs.— Mr. A. J. Ber riman's Tfiunder Prince, -Mr. B. McArdle's Blanche Merton, Mr. R. Jene's Trentalto. Four; other starters. Won by a length, after a capital race. Saddleworth Stakes.— Mr. Vf. Myers's Gaslight, Mr. H. Williams's Millstream, Lurline. Ten starters. Won by half a length. I Two-mile bicycle race, Wisnart,. Bailey, Corn- 1 wall; one-mile wheel race, Pearse, Solomon, Mil ler; handicap flat race (150 yeards), - Knivett, ' TreHfrus, Richardson; handicap flat race (133 yards), Knivet...
THE RAINFALL. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 15 March 1901
THE RAINFALL. The following are the quantities of rain recorded at the undermentioned stations for the Si hours ended at 9 a.m. on Thursday, March 14:— Brock Creek . . . 0.20 Melrose . . . . ,- 0.03 Burnindie ....'.. 0.29' Booleroo Centre -. O.M Fine Creek .... 0.S1 Appila . . . ... 0.03 River Katherine . 1.25 Eurelia . ''. ... 0.01 Daly Witcrs ... 3.6S Petersburg ... . o 02 Powell's Creek . . 1.48 Yunta. . . ... - 0.01 Blinman . ... . . 0.03 Euda . -. ? . . . 0.02 Bruce ...... 0.01
THE PLAGUE. DR. HORNABROOK INTERVIEWED. FRESH CASES IN PERTH. A LEGISLATOR STRICKEN. PERTH, March 14. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 15 March 1901
THE PLAGUE. DR. HOENABR00K INTERVIEWED. FRESH CASES IN PERTH. A LEGISLATOR STRICKEN. PERTH. March 14. Among the passengers by the R.M.S. Aus tralia, wiwch arrived at Fremantle today, was J)r. Rupert Hornabrook, of Adelaide, one of the heroes of Ladyfimith and one ot me uest authorities on ouuonic plague, no «;as interviewed at Fremantle, and after giving some interesting experiences of the famous siege 3ie made a state ment on the subject of the bubonic plague outbreak. He said that._ from his experience of the plague districts in India there was absolutely no need for a scare. There was not the slightest reason why the disease should become epidemic. Sunshine was fatal to the existence o£ plague germs. That being the case people had in their own hands a remedy. All that was needed to avoid the disease was to ob serve ordinary strict cleanliness and a'low sunshine and fresh air to nlay into dwel lings and on bedding and furniture as much as possible. Where such simple pre cautions w...
NEW SOUTH WALES. SYDNEY, March 14. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 15 March 1901
NEW SOUTH WALES. SYDNEY, March 14. At a meeting of the New South Wales BoAvling Association to-night it was decided not to join the proposed Australian Bowl ing Association. JiKOlUflN HILL, Mareb 14. This local branch of the Australian Na tives' As3ockitw-n held a sueeeasM conti nental at_ the Duke of Cornwall Gardens last. evening in commemoration of the es tablishment of the Commonwealth, There was a large attendance. William Henry Farrar was charged at the police court to-day with having committed a breach of the Betting Houses SuppreKiton Act. Jdhn Cameron stated tfliait he took tihe double Wakeful and Dreamland for the Newmarket HandicaD and Australian Oup, but after the races defendant ddaputed the wager and witness then Informed tbe police. Farrar was fined £5 and codts, in default two months' imprisonment.
NEW ZEALAND. WELLINGTON, March 14. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 15 March 1901
NEW ZEALAND. WELLINGTON. March 14. The Treasurer, Mr. Ward, stated to-day iat the Agent-General had informed the jovernnrcnt that the cost of laying a cable from New Zealand to Australia would bi- £220,000. Interest and working expenses he calculated would be £12,452. The re venue of tbe Eastern Extension Company over the present line for tbe year ended January 31, 1900, was £18,574, and it wa.s estimated that for the current year ir. would be £20,000. At rates within the reach of all classes there would be an enormous increase of U-aflV, and the time bad arrived far the eolonv tx» seriously con sider the question of laying its own cable. A destructive fire which occurred at Dunedin to-day involved insurances to the extent of £10,000. Mr. Charles Pharyajn has offered £2,000 Inwards the building fund of a new Victoria 3oHege provided the site he recommends is Mtanied. . ,. .