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BOARD OF HEALTH. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 26 August 1905
BOARD OF HEALTH. Present-: Tlie same as at tbe council. A letter was received from the Central Board of Health with reference to alteration of by-laws. An account for £4 3s. 7d. from Messrs. Dalgety & Co. was passed for payment. It was decided to purchase an addi tional 40 sanitary pans. The secretary was instructed to pre pare an estimate of receipts and ex penditure. Dr. Rickiiibotham submitted a plan of the drainage arrangements in con nection witb the new bank premises and which had been amended in accord ance with his instructions. The board approved of the plans as handed in by the medical officer, and the board adjourned.
RUSSIA AND JAPAN. London, August 20. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 26 August 1905
RUSSIA AND JAPAN. London, August 20. Hoping that Roh jest veu sky would recover the command of the sea, the Russians at Port Arthur did not ex plode their ships, but merely sunk them after greasing and otherwise protecting the machinery. Four battleships and two cruisers which were sunken under these conditions, but which have since been refloated, will shortly be ready for service and will be added to the Japanese fleet. August 21. Three Russian officers who escaped from Saghalieu to the mainland report that the Russian force in the interior of the island occupies an almost in accessible position and that the Rus sian troops are being supported in every way by the convicts. The Japanese squadron lately sent to Kamschatka captured the Russian transport Australia iu the harbour. General Liriievitch reports the an nihilation by the Russians of a band of Chunchnses, including their leader and two Japanese in the Haitung Cheng district. - The Times military correspondent with General No...
Cablegrams. RUSSIA'S INTERNAL TROUBLES. A MEASURE OF AUTONOMY TO BE GRANTED. LONDON, August 20. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 26 August 1905
Cablegrams. » RUSSIA'S INTERNAL TROUBLES. A MEASURE OF AUTONOMY TO BE GRANTED. LONDON, August 20. Yesterday was proclaimed a holi day in Russia. the occasion being the promulgation of an imperial nkase establishing a. national " Duma," or State conDcil. The Czar's ukase establishes a representative "Duma " for the r-'^pary study and dis cussion oflegisiative proposals to be . submitted to the Czar by the existing Council of State. The Czar reserves power to limit the ^period of the Duma to five years orsishorter term, and to determine the length of each Bession. Members are to be immune from arrest for debt and to be free to express their opinions. They will not be responsible to the electors, and are to receive payment at the rate of £1 per day and travelling expenses. Ministers and chiefs of departments ^ will not be eligible as members of the I representative Dnrea, bnt may attend the sittings and make explanations. -The proceedings are. to be officially reported. Differences whi...
GENERAL CABLES. A SERIOUS CHARGE. LONDON, AUGUST 20. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 26 August 1905
GENERAL CABLES. A SERIOUS CHARGE. LONDON, AUGUST 20. Hugh Watt, who figured promi nently some time ago in the divorce court, was charged at Marlborough street police court yesterday with attempting to procure the services of a man to murder his divorced wife. The man to whom he is alleged to have made these criminal overtures is an inquiry agent named Maxwell, a private detective, who gave evidence in the case. He alleged that Watt offered him £5,000 if he would induce his divorced wife to visit his (Watts') house and there chloroform her to death.
THE PEACE CONFERENCE. LONDON, August 20. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 26 August 1905
THE PEACE CONFERENCE. LONDON, August 20. TSew York papers report that Thursday's session of the Peace Con ference was stormy and embittered. It is stated that M. de Witte declared Russia would agree to reimburse Japan for maintaining Russian prison ers of war, but would not pay a farthing by way of Indemnity. The Poace Conference has agreed to Japan's demand for fishing rights on the Siberiau foreshore from Yladivo stock to Behring Sea. A deadlock exists as regards the demand for a limitation of Russia's naval strength in the Far East. The final straggle between the plenipotentiaries on the vital issues of the conference will open on Tuesday. Professor Martens, the eminent jurist and authority on international law, has been interviewed on the sub ject of Japan's claim to an indemnity. He said there was no precedent in history where a country whose terri tory was occupied wholly or par tially by an enemy had paid a war tribute on signing a treaty of peace. He instanced the case of Na...
AUSTRALIA, v. NORTHAMPTONSHIRE LONDON, August 20 [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 26 August 1905
AUSTRALIA, v. NORTHAMPTON SHlRE« LONDON, Aosnet 20. The following match was commenced on Thursday and concluded on Saturday and resulted in an easy win tor the visitors. Scores: NORTHAMPTONSHIRE. CroEse, b Armstrong ... ... 1 Thompson, B Hopkins ... ... 20 Cox, b Hopkins 7 Thomson, b Howell ... ... 29 East, c Darling, b Howell 40 Hawkins, c Howell, b Laver ... 0 Driffield, b Howell... ... ... 0 Horton, b Howell ... ... ... 3 Simpson, b Howell .^£5 Hawkins, b Howell 1 .12 Smith, not out 5-*. Sundries 7 Total 149 Bowling-Howell 6 for 44, Hopkins 2 foe 66, Armstrong 1 for 15, Laver 3 for 1. Second innings. Crosse, b Armstrong 17 Simpson, b Laver 44 Cox. b Laver ... ... ... 7 Thomson, b Armstrong 42 Thompson, b Armstrong 30 East, b Armstrong 1 Horton, b Howell 4 Hawkins, b Howell... ... ... 3 Driffield, b Howell 2 Hawkins, retired hurt ... ... 3 Smith, not out ... 1 Sundries 6 Total ... 130 Bowling-Laver 2 for 37( Armstrong 4 for 64, Howell 3 for 7. - J-^ AUSTRALIA. Gehrs, b Cox 63 Greg...
INTERNATIONAL CRICKET. FIFTH TEST MATCH. ANOTHER DRAWN GAME. LONDON, AUGUST 20. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 26 August 1905
INTERNATIONAL CRICKET. » FIFTH TEST MATCH. " ANOTHER DRAWN GAME. ' - LONDON. AUGUST 20. The fifth teat match commenced at Ken nington Oval last Monday and resulted in another draw. For the fifth time the English captain won the toss. Scbres: ENGLAND. First innings. McLaren, b Cotter.*. 6 Hay ward, b Hopkins ... ... 59 Tyldesley, b Cotter... 16 Fey, b Cotter .1 144 Jackson, c Armstrong, b Laver ... 76 Spooner, b Cotter ... Hirst, c Noble, b ~f> Arnold, c Trumper, b Cotter ... 40 Rhodes, b Cotter 36 Lilley, b Cotter 17 Brearley, not out ... ... ... 11 Sundries 20 Total .J 480 Bowling-Cotter 7 for 148, Laver S for 41, Hopkins 1 for 132. Second innings. Hayward, b Armstrong ... ... 2 Arnold, b Cotter © McLaren, c Kelly, b Armstrong... 6 Tyldesley, not out... 112 Fry, c Armstrong, b Noble ... 16 Jackson, b Cotter ... ... ... 31 Spooner, c sub., b Noble ... ... 70 Sundries 15 Total (for 6 wickets) 261 (Innings declared closed.) Bowling-Cotter 5 for 27, Armstrong 2 for 61, Noble 2 for 5...
STOCK DISEASES. EXPERIENCE IN SOUTH AFRICA. PERTH, August 23. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 26 August 1905
STOCK DISEASES. EXPERIENCE IN SOUTH ! ... AFRICA. | PEBTH, Angnst 23. | . Mr. Hoole, a leading stock breeder from Sonth Africa, who for several years past has been improving the breed of his herds and flocks from Australia, has made a statement to the effect that South Africa has every stock disease under _ the 6un. " We can," he said, " combat red water by inoculation, but have been nnable to find a remedy for heart water in sheep, rinderpest in cattle, and the horse sickness, although thousands of ponnds have'been expended in securing the services of the greatest experts in the world."
AN EMPIRE GAME. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 26 August 1905
AN EMPIRE GAME. The " Times," commenting on the visits of Australian cricketing teams to England and the need for a special link holding Australia and the Motherland perpetually and morally together in peace time, aajs Darling and his eleven are playing fine cricket and also playing the game of an united Empire. i SPOBTS.-Athletes and others interested in the snccessful carrying out of the Newj Year annua.! sports should not forget tho sports meeting called for Saturday, Septem ber 2, at the Port Hotel, at8 p.m. sharp. - A murder has been reported from Mulyie etation. Two natives, Tommj and Mitcliel], -were washing clothes when another native named Knight arrived on the scene and threw stonei at them. Knight was attacked bj Tommy and the latter was apparently getting the worst of the encountei when Mitchell went to assist Tommy Knight thereupon picked tip ~ and hit Mifccliell,over the head, him. The police are inv the tragedy.
SOUTHERN NEWS. PERTH, August 22. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 26 August 1905
SOUTHERN NEWS. PERTH, August 22. Sergeant McCarthy will ehortly be leaving Perth for Broome, where he will hold the position of snb-insp3ctor. Another railway fatality occnrred at the goods yard, Perth station, on FridayJs.last. A shunter named Jen kins. whilst engaged in making up goods trains, had the misfortune to get his left foot caught in the points. Before lie was able to release himself several trucks passed over him, almost catting him in halves. The .deceased leaves a wife and two children, the youngest being but three days old. Augnst 23. The man who had been suffering from leprosy at Marble Bar died there on Friday night. Yesterday it was reported at the Roe-street police station that a. woman named Thompson, residing in Hay street, liad been conveyed to the ?Perth Hospital in an unconscious condition. It is thought she swallowed -some carbolic, a quantity of which poison was discovered in one of the rooms of the house. Land selection is going on steadily in the Narrogiu...
THE NEW CABINET. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 26 August 1905
THE NEW CABINET. Mr. Rason has completed Lis task of forming a Cabinet, and submitted the names to His Excellency last night. The personnel of the new team is as follows: Premier and Colonial Treasurer Mr. C. H. Bason. Colonial Secretary-Mr. W. Kings mill, M.L.C. . Minister for Works-Mr. F. Wilson. Minister for Commerce and Labour -Dr. J. S, Hiqks, ^ Minister for Mines and Hallways Mr. H. Gregory. Minister for Lands-Mr. N. J. Moore. Honorary Minister (Attorney-Gen eral)-Mr. M. L. Moss, M.L.O. It is understood that Mr. W. B. Gordon will be Whip of the new Government. It is further understood that neither the Labour Parly or the Independents desire to go to the country a* the present juncture, and that overtures have been made by one of these parties to the other to prevent such an occurrence. If Mr. Daglish moves on Tuesday that the House do now adjourn the Independents will support him, in which case there will be 26 votes against 23 for the new Government. It will then be open for ...
STATE POLITICS. RESIGNATION OF THE LABOUR MINISTRY. PERTH, August 22. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 26 August 1905
STATE POLITICS. + RESIGNATION OF THE LABOUR MINISTRY. PERTH, August 22. The Premier's experience in the Assembly this session lias not been a fortunate one. On Thursday he re ceived the most serious rebuff which has yet fallen to his lot. This occurred in connection with the desire of the Government to secure the purchase of the Midland Railway Company's pro perty. Briefly stated, the Ministry Buffered a galling defeat on the ques tion of the proposed purchase sub mitted to consideration of members by the Premier in the following terms : That in the interests of the State the acquisition of the railway «nd lands of the Midland Railway Co. of W.A., Ltd., is desirable. Mr. Daglish was careful to explain his own object in again bringing the matter before the House. It was, he said, to secure a clear expression of opinion from members. The debate was commenced by the member for Coolgardie, Dr. Ellis, who spoke for about three and a half hours and strongly condemned the proposal. He made...
THE FEDERAL BUDGET. PROPOSED EXPENDITURE IN WEST AUSTRALIA. MELBOURNE, August 23. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 26 August 1905
TEE FEDERAL BUDGET. PROPOSED EXPENDITURE IN WEST AUSTRALIA. MELBOURNE, August 23. Iu the Hoase of Representatives yesterday the Federal Treasurer (Sir John Forrest) delivered his Budget speech. The following amounts are provided on the estimates for West Australia: Improvements to rifle ranges 126 Fire service various places ... -74 Fortifications, barracks, ranges, drill halls... . 1,392 Grants to rifle clubs ... ... 500 Drill hall, Boulder ... ... 700 Fort and quarters, Arthur Head, Fremantle ... ... 4,900 Towards construction of fort and acquisition of site at North Fremantle ... 15,396 Equipment store, Perth ... 1,500 Bemoving buildings, Arthur Head ... ... ... 200 Armoury, Northam ... ... 250 Additious sundry post offices 4,870 New offices-Derby ... ... 700 Princess Royal... 700 Purchase of sites ... ... 13,405 Telegraph lines ... ... 17,000 Sir John Forrest 6tated that since federation the population of Australia had increased by 218,563. He antici pated a decreased revenue. T...
TRANS-AUSTRALIAN RAILWAY. MELBOURNE, August 22. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 26 August 1905
TRANS-AUSTRALIAN RAILWAY. "MELBOURNE, August 22. The Federal Treasurer (Sir John Forrest) has prepared the following memo, with regard to ike Trans Anstralian Railway Bill: " West Australia contributed to the sngar bonns of Queensland and New South Wales up to June 30 £16,780 It is estimated that West Australia will further contribute to the 6ugar bonus for 1905-6 £9,634, making the total contributed to June 30, 1906, £26,414. If the bonus be continued for a further period production will be certain to increase, and the annual contribution of West Australia will necessarily increase. For many years West Australia has cheerfully con tributed towards the upkeep of the Thursday Island fortifications, her contribution since federation, includ ing the estimate for 1905-6, being £4,037. Neither South Australia or Tasmania are contributing anything to Thursday Island. Towards the survey of the railway from Port Augusta to Kalgoorlie Queensland's contribution will be about £2,600, spread ov...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 26 August 1905
CARNARVON MUNICIPAL COUNCIL. 1904. Mar. 1. 1905. April. 30. BALANCE-SHEET for half-year ending 30fch April, 1905: RECEIPTS. £ s. d. -To cash in hand ... 7 12 6 General rates ... 80 19 0 Water rates ... 58 0 3 Loan rates ... 12 7 11 Dog licenses ... 10 0 0 Cart licenses ... 25 10 0 Butchers' licenses 7 10 0 Slaughter -house licenses-... 2 0 0 Wood- cn 11 e r s' licenses ... 1 15 Hawkers' licenses 0 15 Commonage fees .".S6 . 0 Fines and fees ... 5 0 Feb. 22. Fencing account ... 39 12 Cash received from *. Loan Working Account" and ex pended by council previous to flota tion of Loan of .£500 ...251 1 Orerdraft Union Bank 109 2 1904, Nov. 1. J6397 6 1 EXPENDITURE By Overdraft Union Bank ... ~ 1905. \ April 30.- " Maintenances ac count Wages Salaries Survey Valuator Dog discs Stationery Bank charges... Bank interest... Sundries Sent " Fencing account " Loan Working ac count Roads Waterworks ... " Commonage wages " Water Supply wages s. d. ~ ... 180 10 7 61 120 47 10 0 1 2 2 0 0 0 14 4 12...
The Norhtern Times. PASTORAL, MINING AND PEARLING NEWS. SATURDAY, AUGUST 26, 1905. OURSELVES. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 26 August 1905
The itffrtfrtrn flhtus. PASTORAL, MINING AND PEARLING NEWS. ! SATURDAY, AUGUST 26, 1905. OURSELVES. IN presenting this our first issue to tbe reading public of the North we make n0 apology for the egotism of , the heading to this article, for it is necessary that a few words of ex planation concerning our aims and ambitions should be made. Before proceeding further we wish to express our gratitude to the very many well wishers who hare accepted our pre tensions to public support on trust, and who have by their hearty and practical support placed the venture on a sounder footing than falls to the. initial number of most country news papers. We are not entirely unknown in the North, and to those whose personal acquaintance we have not so far had the pleasure of making we can only say we hope the confidence shown by them will in the future be proved to have been justified. As most of our readers can imagine, the establishment of a newspaper is a costly undertaking, and unless the propr...
LOCAL AND GENERAL. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 26 August 1905
LOCAL AND GENERAL. MESSES. SANDOVER & Co.'s TRAVELLER. -Sir. Pitches, Messrs. Sandover Jfe. Co.'e popular country traveller, is leaving in a day or two for a trip to the Murchieon dis trict, travelling overland via tlie Gascoyne. PASSENGERS BY THE S.B. MINILYA. Amongst the passengers who arrived from Fremantle by the s.6. Minilya were Mr. J. Munro, of Doorawarra Station; Mr. Berry, who is in charge of the machine shearing plant now at work at Mr. Munro's station'; Mr. Turner, who is assuming charge of Messrs. Dalgety & Co.'s Roebourne busi ness ; Miss Fenner, of Carnarvon; and Mr. Percy Morgans, formerly of Mt. Morgans, who it is understood is journeying to the Nor'-West in connection with Mr. A. E. Morgans' interests there. STREET IMPROVEMENTS.-The municipal authorities are top-dressing the road be tween Messrs. Morrell's and Fenner's, so that this portion of the street should at least be in good order by November. Efforts will be made to have that portion of the ma...
A TRIP AMONGST THE STATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 26 August 1905
A TRIP AMONGST THE STATIONS. Mr. Geo. Baston, j.P. (Mayor of Carnarvon) returned from a trip amongst the stations on the Minilya and Yanrey on Sunday last, and lias kindly furnished us with the follow ing account of his itinerary: " Leaving Carnarvon on July 24 I travelled via Messrs. Musk's and Campbell's stations, the first call being at Mr. Musk's shearing shed, where I was hospitably entertained by Mr. S. Beazley, manager in charge. He had started shearing, but was waiting for shearers from Mr. Campbell's. Starting next morning on my way I met several kinds of vehicles con taining shearers, otliers riding, and many * padding the hoof,' all on I their way to Cooralya shearing. Dinner hour found me at Booroo- &nbsp; goora, Mr. Campbell's station. I found them all well and pleased that the shearing was over. Men all paid off, a satisfactory lambing and good I clean clip being the result as told me by the genial host, Mr. Campbell, senr. My nest place of call was Yalobia, al...
STOCK AND STATION NEWS. [Items of news intended for publication in this column will be gladly welcomed.] [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 26 August 1905
STOCK AND STATION NEWS. [Items of news intended for publication in this coloinn will be gladly welcomed.] Messrs. Dalgety & Co. report tbe follow- j ing shipments:-August 7, 509 fat wethers ! from Brick House station to Fremantle; j also a quantity of ekins. AuguEt 14, 498 bales of wool, account different owners, shipped per Minilya to London. August 17, 6,231 fat sheep (from Towera, Yanye- &nbsp; reddy, Williambury, and Brick House stations) shipped per Paroo to Fremantle. The steamers Moonta and Dilkera are expected to arrive shortly for the purpose of taking away further large consignments of stock. - As evidencing the wonderful fattening qualities of Gascoyne pasturage, it is interesting to note that a mob of sheep shipped from Brick House station by the Paroo averaged 56 lb. in Fremantle. The sheep were bred at Mr. Mackay's Mun- &nbsp; dabullangana station (Roebourne district) &nbsp; &nbsp; and hare been depastured at Brick House for abou...