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WORK TABLE. [Newspaper Article] — Western Mail — 17 April 1886
WORK TABLE. BOEDER OP DBAWN THREADS AND BET XOBtiliA WOEK:-This :is suitable for oma- j menting sideboard and dinner waggon clothes. It is most effective worked on rather coarse Irish linen, which should be of good quality to ensure an even make. The pattern should be traced upon the linen, the threads for the «pen parts cut entirely away. For these stitches, only ordinary sewing and button bole stitches are employed. Crosses are formed in, the centre of circles by stretching ban^of thread across and sewing over. For thjPg'ftwn thread work, straight lines next ?fi*' O^der are worked at a slight angle over favvov more threads, aocordingto the quality »F tho linen. The mode of working the next line of pattern is ordinary slatin stitch, or a aguare formed by four back stitches.
SCRAPS. HOW TO PREVENT BLUSHING. [Newspaper Article] — Western Mail — 17 April 1886
SCEAPS. HOW TO PREVENT BLUSHING. IDf all expressions of emotion, Darwin rs, blushing seems to bo the most strictly man- Breaches of conventional rules of lduct often cause more intense blushes than ! in a detected crime ; and an act which is illy criminal, if not blamed by our equals, rdly raises a tinge of colour on our cheeks. " Borneo and Juliet," we read : Steal immortal blessing from her lips ; Who, even in pure and vested modesty, Still blush, and thinking their own kisses sin. is not the conscience that raises a blush; ir a man, in solitude, sincerely regrets some ght fault, or suffers the deepest remorse t an undetected crime, but hewill not blush, man may feel thoroughly ashamed at hav g told a small falsehood, and not blush ; it if ho even suspects that be is detected r one whom he reveres, he will instantly uah. Blushing, instead of being a criterion guilt, is a certain sign of innocence. Thus, e are told in " Othello " A maiden never bold : Of spirit so still and quiet t...
WEEKLY COMMERCIAL REPORT. PERTH WHOLESALE PRICE'S CURRENT. 16th April, 1886. [Newspaper Article] — Western Mail — 17 April 1886
WEEKLY COMMERCIAL REPORT. . PERTH WHOLESALE PRICE'S CURRENT. 16th April, 1886. A mach firmer tone pervades our markets, and but for the persistency with which heavy lines of merchandize are forced on dealers at auction a general rise in values would be reportable. Though money is scarce and engagements are met with difficulty, a san- guine spirit is evinced as to the future of the colony, and there is every ground for believ- ing that whatever pecuniary embarrassments may at present be experienced, a few months' forbearance will enable the partiesaffected to fully meet their requirements. Reports from the goldfields, though neces- sarily meagre, are increasingly satisfactory. The endeavour of the Government to purchase the gold findings with the intention of exhi- biting them at the " Colonies " in London can hardly be sufficiently applauded, a few spec- ulators are buying up merchandise for trans- port to Derby by the Otway, but we hazard the assertion that the critical importance ...
REPORT OF THE S.S. YEOMAN. JAMES PANKHURST. Master. [Newspaper Article] — Western Mail — 17 April 1886
EEPOET OF THE S.S. YEOMAN. JAMES PANKHURST. Mastor. The Yeoman left Gravesend Peo. 19th 1886, &lt; at 8 a.m. Experienced fine weather down Channel and to Gibraltar, which was passed at 1 a.m. on Feb. 25. Fine weather continued i to Malta, which was reached on March 1st. j Took in coals and left at 1 p.m. the same day. Fine weather continued to Port Said, which was reached at 2*30 p.m. on March 5. Coaled and entered the Suez Canal at 6 a.m. on March 6. It took three days +o get through the Canal. Left Suez at noon March 8th. Fine weather down the Bed Sea. Beached Aden March 14, at 4 p.m. Coaled and pro- ceeded same day at ll p.m. Had.fine weather to Diego Garcia, which was reached at 8-30 p.m. on March 24. Coaled and proceeded again on March 26, at 3 p.m. Experienced moderate E.S.E. winds for one day, then j strong E.S.E. trade winds with very high ! head Bea, S.W. swell causing ship to plunge j and roll very heavily. The decks were con. tinually flooded with water fore and a...
Index to Advertisements. [Newspaper Article] — Western Mail — 17 April 1886
V", . ; ~ f>'. Index to Advertisements. 3;.__ '- Auctions ' ... ... ... 1,23 -Bank Notices ... ... ... 2 , Births, Marriages, and Deaths ... 12 ,\ Business Cards ... ... 1 Business Notices ... 1,2, 19,23,24 'Educational ... ... ... I1 » Hotels ... ... ... 1 . .ïwmranoe ... ... 1,2,19,23 j. Medical ... ... ... 2 Miscellaneous .,. ... ... 1,24 ProtesKkw»! . 1,19,23 ' Sñáopertíésand Stock for Sale 1,23,24 - . Publications, Ac. ... ... 1,2,19 ', .Public Notices... ... 1,23 b Baring ... ... ... 24 'A Shipping ... ... ... 1 ?VToLet ... ... ... 1 Ç^rade Advertisements ... ... 2,19 j^fo'ta^uaty . ... ... 2
Shipping. ARRIVAL. [Newspaper Article] — Western Mail — 17 April 1886
AEEIYAL. I April 12.-OTWAT, s.s., Pincomb, master, j from Derby, via Ashburton, Cossack, Sharks I Bay and Champion Bay. Passengers: From Derby-Capt. Beddell, Messrs. McDermott, j E. W. Morgan, J. Edgar, P. C. Dunne. From Cossack-Messrs. W. Anketell, -J. B. Mews, E. Mews, H. B. Harrison, A. J. Johns, J, I Mc Vean. From Ashburton-Mr. F. Stevens, j From Gascoyne-Messrs. M. Bunbury, S. & j G. Monger. From SharkB Bay-Mr. and Mrs. I Adams and child. From Champion Bay j Ber. Mr. and Mrs. Walton and infant, I Masters "Walton (2), Miss Walton, Miss J. B. Hunter, Messrs. W. A. Laker, J. B. DeLucy, I H. W. J. Gillman, C. P. Beüly, W. L. W. j Harper ; 26 in steerage. j
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Western Mail — 17 April 1886
TO THE ELECTORS Oi TEE ELECTORAL DISTRICTS of MURRAY and WILLIAMS. Gentlemen, Owing to my having undertaken to perform, temporarily, the duties ap- pertaining to tlie office of Attorney'' General, I have felt it my duty to resign my seat in the Legislative Council as the representative of your District. I cannot but regret this surrender of the trust you liave reposed in me, enforced hy the cir- cumstances of the case. I tlvank you for your past confidence, and assure you tliat tlie interests of your District will ever j remain an object of my soUcitude. I SEPT. BURT. ; Perth, 9th April, 1886. 'Ute WEST AUSTRALIAN and tlie WESTERN MAIL can always he had in Perth at the Office, St Georges Terrace, or from B. Stein & - Co., Barrack Street, Jones & Co., Hay Street, Churcli of England Book Depot, Hay Street; and D. Guthrie, Hay Street ; and in Fremantle from B. Myerscough, High Street ; and in tlie country towns from the various agents IMPORTANT. -. tg§¡= The WESTERN MAI...
METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATIONS FOR WEEK ENDING 7th APRIL, 1886. [Newspaper Article] — Western Mail — 17 April 1886
METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATIONS FOR WEEZ ENDINO 7th APRIL, 1886. Station Barometer corrected aud reduced to Bea level and 32 deg Fab. Extreme Beadings 5 I Thermometers in shade! Extreme Bead- ings, Dry Bulb I 1 Wind Cossack-La 2.»d 49m; Lol07d08d Ashburton-La Sid 43d; Lo 114d »>7m .. Carnarvon-La24d52m; Loll3d39m Geraldton-La28d46m;LoU4d36tn .. York-La 31d 53raj Lo 110147m Perth-La Sid 57m; Lo 135d 52m Rottnest-La Sid 59m; Lo I15d33m .. Fremantle-Lat 92d 03m; Lo 115d45mM Bunbury-La 33d 18m; Lo 115138m Augusta-La Sid 19m; Le 115d 10m .. Albany-La 35d 02m; Lo U7d 54m .. Esperance B-La33d50in;Lo 121d; 55m.. 29.92 |3 ''OS, 3004 ¡30-23 3017 30*21 30*18 3019 30VÍ3 80*i8 29-771 29-91 29-9Ï) ww 29*68 29.78 29.72 29-72 do 29-66 do 129-71 * 1 6 V 6 Ï 6 Ï 7 do 4,5 3 do 1.3 3 6 5,6 Vnrbli . S SE do do Tarni! SE K W do ooo OOO 0- 00 : 1- 80 011 0 -58 , 1*45 I 0.00 1*42 ¡003 The Observations are token at 9 o.m.; the Barometer is also registered at 3 p.m. MALCOLM A. C. FIÏASER, Meteorological Repor...
REAPPEARANCE OF BLONDIN. [Newspaper Article] — Western Mail — 17 April 1886
REAPPEARANCE OF BLONDIN. BLONDIN, the rope ?walker, Bays an Eng- /Ä lish contemporary,.wishes to return to America and do some high feats, but his r agent finds that the law would prevent a repetition of the Niagara or any lesser peril. Ä net would nave to be spread un- derneath his rope and that would destroy the chief value of his performances. Blon- dín is living in London, at the age of sixty two, and of late years has lost much of his property by unfortunate investments. His idea is that a tour in America would, replenish his fortune, but "Iiis agent say» that, in view of the unavoidable net, nor - will not come.
INQUEST. [Newspaper Article] — Western Mail — 17 April 1886
INQUEST. On. Monday afternoon, an inquest was held before tho City Coroner, Mr. G-. fleake, P.M., and a jury consisting off Messrs. S. Hymus (foreman) W. H. Glyde, and J. P. Head, on .the body oft . Mr. Stephen Montague Stout, journalist» who suddenly expired infront of the Colonial Hospital on tho previous day. The inquiry took place at the Hospital, where the following evidence was taken : Richard Francis Claffey, Sergeant of* . police deposed to his identifying the body shewn him in the dead house as that o£ Mr. Stout. Samuel Stephens, resident medical offi- cer, deposed. On Sunday afternoon, be- tween one and two o'clock I went outside the hospital in cousequeuce of what a boy had told me and found the deceased lying dead. With the assistance of his son ana. another person I took him into the dead, house. I have just held a post mortem, examination on the body, and consider that deRth resulted from general break up of the system. His lungs, especially the right one, were very mu...
CHAPTER III. [Newspaper Article] — Western Mail — 17 April 1886
CHAPTER III. A fortnight or so passed by after the Riveisdales caine home, and it -seemed to me that Mr. Riversdale did not get any better. 1 went to see him .once or twice, and Duke also. He liked my husband much. Duke is always sb cheerful and full of anec- dote, and Mr. Riversdale liked a man who could talk, as I heard him say once. I I was not thinking of anything in particular-I remember that quite well when I look back upon that autumn evening. If there was any- thing in my mind at all it was Duke's cup of tea. He had dined in town early, and my servants and myself had had a composite meal-dinner and tea together-some time since, and I was expecting Duke. I was thinking of nothing else. I was a little tired, for I had been " routing," as my husband calls it, and turning over various things that require looking to now and then. Suddenly a hand was laid on my shoulder-not a light passing touch, but somewhat heavily-a touch that meant me to turn and see who it was. I did turn, an...
MR. HARDMAN'S REPORT AND MAPS. To THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — Western Mail — 17 April 1886
MR. HARD MAN'S REPORT AND MAPS. To THE EDITOR. SIE.-Before Mr. Hardman, the geolo- gist left this colony he made a prelinna- . ary report of his surrey of the Kimber- ley district, &c., promising a more de- tailed one to be accompanied by a map nt a future date. This gentleman faithfully kept his promise and furnished one of the most accurately and finely finished maps (I write advisedly) ever seen in this colo- ny, giving af ull description of all the geo- logical formations found in the districts through which he travelled, carefully Z marking the particular positions where gold, in his opinion, would be found in. abundance on the Ord and the Margaret rivers. The report and maps were, I am credibly informed, sent to Melbourne to be printed about six months ago. Up to this time the general public of this colony are in total ignorance of Mr. Hard man's final report, while it must be evt- . ? dent to all that by some means the publie of the other colonies have acquired av kno...
OUR ROEBOURNE LETTER. [Newspaper Article] — Western Mail — 17 April 1886
uUR ROEBOURNE LETIER. -o TUe Otway arrived from Derby on the 6th, and' the Albany from Fremantle on the 5th. We were for a short time anxious about the latter vessel, as she occupied in the passage from Ashburton some thirty four hours, the Otway'i time between the two places being about sixteen hours. The delay we afterwards found was in conse- quence of her having anchored during the night. Messrs. Forrest and Price came to Roebourne and remained for a couple of hours. Mr. Forrest said he hoped to make a longer stay on his return from Cambridge Gulf. The Otway left Cossack on the morning of the 6th. You will have heard all the news from the gold fields-as much as, if not more than, ourselves. I expect a big rush and that we shall make a good thing of our beef and mutton. The settlers generally are holding back for a rise. We have not yet had enough rain, in fact, we have only had one good thunder shower, which lasted for three quarters of an hour, during which time three inches fe...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Western Mail — 17 April 1886
Contributions and Notes on Temperance work in the colony and elsewhere will be thankfully received. Address, "Tem- perance," Western Mail office, St George's Terrace, Perth. I. o. c. -rx BOCK OF SAFETY LODGE, No 22. rHE above Lodge meets in the Rechabite Hall, Wellington Street Perth, every , Monday, at 7-30 p.m. All who are interested ÉfcÏF the TEMPERANCE CAUSE, and any who are > willing to join will be heartily welcomed. Initiation Fees-Males 2s ¿Jd, Females Is 6d. A meeting is open to the public on the second Monday in each month at 8-30 p.m. Further information can be obtained from Bros. J. Veryard, S.D.. E. K. Robertson L.D. ©r ~ H. COLLIER, W. Secretary. FIDELITY LODGE No. 41. THE Meetings of the above Lodge are held every THOKSDAT EVENIIÍ& at 8 o'clock in the WESLEYAN SCHOOLROOM, corner of William and Murray Street, Perth. Initiation Fees:-Males 3s, Females 2s. The OBJECT of this ASSOCIATION being the welfare of our fellow men we invite the assis- tance and co-oper...
OUR BUNBURY LETTER. [Newspaper Article] — Western Mail — 17 April 1886
OUR BUNBURY LETTER. Tho final survey of the railway to the , timber ranges is being proceeded with to the satisfaction of us all. Mr. Gardiner, the resident engineer, has been very busy sarveying the two routes, by which it is possible for a railway to pass from the jetty through the town ; the one is along the stieet to the westward of the principal thoroughfare, and passes close by the Government offices, with an excellent I site for the station on the reserve oppo- site the post office. The other route, and that which a large majority of the in- habitants hope will be approved of, is along the bank of the Estuary, leaving ' the town by the Vasse road. The former route absorbs a large extent of private property, and the claims for compensation are, I understand, very heavy. Any per- son acquainted with Bunbury will under- stand the damage a railway will do passing through the magnificent properties of Mr. Teede and Mr. W. Spencer, from the post office to the Vasse road. But notwit...
SUPREME COURT—CIVIL SIDE. (Before His Honor the Chief Justice and a Special Jury.) THURSDAY, APRIL 15. CUMMING v. MANNING. [Newspaper Article] — Western Mail — 17 April 1886
SUPREME COURT-CIVIL SIDE.] -*- I (Before Rie Hotwr tlie Chief Justice and a Special Jury.J THURSDAY, APRIL 15. CUMMING V. MANNING. The plaintiff, Mr. Alexander Camming, is j a land agent and auctioneer, and the defend ant, Mr. L. A. Manning, isa merchant at Fremantle and was the owner of 5500 acres of ] land on the Canning, estimated to be worth £1 an acre, and an agreement was entered into between the parties, under which .the plaintiff was to receive 2\ per oent. com- ! mission, if he succeeded in disposing of the land within a given time. The plaintiff went to Melbourne, and subsequently to Adelaide, to attempt to dispose of the land, which was eventually purchased by a South Australian syndicate, with whom the plaintiff, it was al- leged, had been negotiating. On his return to this colony the defendant offered him ¿810 for his services, but the plaintiff claimed the full amount of his commission, the land having realised between ¿£5000 and ¿86000. There was a dispute between the...
Farm and Station. Beekeeping. HOW TO USE THE EXTRACTOR. [Newspaper Article] — Western Mail — 17 April 1886
Beekeeping. BY J. T.-(Sydney Mail.) HOW TO USE THE EXTRACTOR, In using tho honey extractor I have alvt "the method of changing hives recommen by Mr. L. C.Eoot, a prominent New Ti apiarian. This plan I have found simple, ei ?convenient, and so altogether satisfact that I can do no better than describe it the benefit of such as may not know the 1 way of taking honey with this machine, commence. Get a spare empty hive i carry it near to hand where the first hiv to be operated upon. Apply with the smo a puff or two of smoke at the flight hob tranquilise the bees. Lift the fnll hive its stand on to a stool of convenient heh] and put the empty hive in its place on stand. Handle the bees very gently, and not jar the hive. Lift off the cover, and, ai applying another puff of smoke, take out &lt; of the central combs-one with least hon and consequently the most brood. Plaa in the empty hive with all the adher: bees on it. Now, take all the other con seriatim, ¿nd with a good vigorous...
SHARKS BAY. [Newspaper Article] — Western Mail — 17 April 1886
SHARKS BAY. . Tbe weather here has been very hot of. late, the thermometer standing at 100 in the shade at midday. But all stock seem, to be in fair condition ; the sheep on ' Brown's Island are fat. The police have arrested all the vagrants and absconders, - about ten in number. Some have been out now a considerably time. They werdj; Manilla uieu and Malays of the worst class who kept the pearlers in constant dread of sharing the same fate as W. L. Williams in losing their boats. These men have been taken to Carnarvon and have got their just deserts, receiving from ono to seven months each. On the 29th of March W. Cuthbert an old shipmaster well and favourably known ' j in Fremantle and here died from low feyer and dysentery, and was buried next day. I We have had another boat of about five : tons added to our fleet, belonging to Mr. ' P. Cleaveland, built in Singapore, Ibeüeré,. ¿ at a much lower rate than charged for the same tonage by Fremantle builder. She was brought over by t...
The Garden. THE CULTIVATION OF PLANTS FOR SHOW PURPOSES. (Continned). ORNAMENTAL PLANTS. DRACENA. [Newspaper Article] — Western Mail — 17 April 1886
THE CULTIVATION OF PLANTS FOR SHOW PURPOSES. (Uontinned): [BY HOBTTJS.] ORNAMENTAL PLANTS. DRACENA. The species of this genus are of eas; cultivation, and grow best in a rich ligli compost into which plenty of leaf moah enters. One part of light loam, two part of decomposed vegetable matter or tw year old cow dung, and enough coars sand to keep the mixture open, makes ; congenial potting soil for this class o plants. In summer they are best kept ii the shade of trees or of the shelter shed In autumn and in spring they should bi fully exposed to the sun ; in winter tho; do best in the green house or in frames They must OB protected from high wind or their foliage, while tender and growing would be seriously damaged. They an propagated by suckers, or by cutting made of the long stems of old plants Pieces of one and a half or two inches buried an inch deep in a horizontal posi tion in light soil or sand, will root freel] and throw up one or more shoots. Dra caenas should not be kept to...
A CONTRADICTION. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — Western Mail — 17 April 1886
A CONTE ADICi'ION. TO THE EDITOE. i SIB,-In reply to the Bishop's corree- ' tion to your leader of Feh. 27,1 beg leave ; 1 most respectfully to contradict him when : I he says the Gascoyne settlers never asked for the presence of a clergyman in their I midst. ! When His Excellency the Governor i paid a visit to Carnarvon on his way up to ' the North, a deputation consisting of j several gentlemen, myself being present, I waited upon His Excellency to point ont the requirements of the district, and amongst other matters the presence of a clergyman in our midst was asked for, and if I remember correctly His Excellency's reply was to the effect that it was somer what out of his jurisdiction, and rested with the Bishop of Perth. I can state confidently that if a clergyman-one whom we could look upon as a friend and i as a gentleman-were sent up, liberal I donations towards his support w«uld not be wanting from the settlers. Í Kindly insert the above so that the public may see that wc ar...