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A STATION RE-UNION. SPORTS AT YARRALOOLA. (FROM A CORRESPONDENT.) MARDIE STATION, September 16. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 30 September 1905
STATION RE-UNION. SPOBTS AT YARBALOOLA. (FBOM A CORRESPONDENT.) MABDIE STATION, September 16. I The annual two days' sports between Yarraloola and Mar die stations were held at Yarraloola on September 7 and 8 in tbe presence of a large number of guests and station hands from the Fortescue and Roe bourne districts, and proved a great suc cess. The first day was spent in a cricket match between the two stations, and after a very exciting game the Mardie team won by five runs. In the evening a very suc cessful concert was held in the Bachelors' Hall, amongst those who contributed to the long programme being:-Miss N. Richardson, who sang " Tbe Song of Sleep " very charmingly; the Misses Lou don contributed several very pretty song6; Mr. John Withnell sang " Jessie's Dream " and was warmly applauded; Mr. Alfred Paterson sang " The Lighthouse Keeper," which was brilliantly rendered; Mr. W. Withnell amused the audience with several comic sona;s. Miss L. Withnell acted as pianist in her usu...
BOARD OF HEALTH. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 30 September 1905
BOARD OP HEALTH. Present same as at cotmcil. The following letter, dated Carnarvon, September 14, 1905, was read from Dr. Hickinbotham: "Dear Sir,-The chairman of the board lias in formed me that the board hare had a special meeting to-day to deal with the drainage at the new bank buildings; and that at that meeting it was decided to allow the Union Bank to have a so called " dry well" for the reception of slop waters, soap sndt;, &c, on their premises. It is well known to the members of the board that, acting in my capacity of health officer, I refused to con sent to the installing of the "dry well" under consideration, and, in consequence, plans were prepared by the bank's supervisor for open drains, which were approved by me, and which I sub mitted to the board at a recent, meeting for ap proval. The board passed a resolution approving them. In con-cquence, however, of a telegram received by the supervisor (iustructinp him to try and "induce" the board to consent to the "...
NEW ZEALAND. WELLINGTON. September 26. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 30 September 1905
NEW ZEALAND. WELLINGTON. September 26. A murder occurred in the Chinese quarter of Wellington last night, when Kum Young was shot by a per sou who walked quickly away without his identity being discovered. Lionel Tei'ry, who was walking through the colony, and who has exhibited symp toms of eccentricity, gave himself up to the police this morning for the murder. Terry had written a pamph let against the admission of aliens into the empire, a subject on which he holds strong views. Terry wrote to the Governor stating that in order to make a protest against alien immigra tion he deemed it necessary to put to death a Chinaman. It is believed that the letter was written after the muider. The temperature to-day was un usually low for September, and snow is continuing to fall on the high lands. Advices from the country, generally are to the effect that such bitter weather was never before experienced at this season of the year. The schooner Moana .was blown ashore at Mokau Heads on Monday...
CAULFIELD AND MELBOURNE CUPS. MELBOURNE, September 26. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 30 September 1905
CATJLFIELD AND MELBOURNE CUPS. Melboubne, September 26. A good deal of wagering has taken place in connection with the Caulfield and Mel bourne Cups. Marvel Loch is favourite for the Caulfield Cup at 10 to l,and Maniopoto is quoted at the sauie price for the Mel bourne Cup. Other horses backed are Tustraction, Toorah, Warroo, and Step Oat for the Caulfield, and Dividend, Tartan, and Malratonga for the Melbourne Cup. Mr. V. P. Shotter, representing the oldest established piano and organ firm in W.A., is in Carnarvon before going to Java by s.8. Minilya. He will be pleased to inter view anyone who intends purchasing a piano or organ, giving illustrated designs of same, also arranging terms of purchase if desired. Anyone requiring their piano or organ tuned, regulated or repaired, please write him c./o. Carnarvon Post Office. The Abrolhos guano deposits are to be worked again. Messrs. Fallow field & Davis, after a good deal of negotiation, have secured a lease from the Governme...
QUEENSLAND. BRISBANE. September 25. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 30 September 1905
QUEENSLAND. BRISBANE. September 25. After an absence of many years from Australian waters, the s.s. Jelunga returned to Brisbane yester day. Since sbe was last in Brisbane the Jelonga has had many interesting experiences. She was a troopship during the South Africau war, and in June last she was chartered by the Russian Government to transport Russian soldiers from Shanghai to the Crimea. Thence the ' Jelunga pro ceeded to Odessa to 44|4d timber for London. While at Odessa rioting broke out in the city, and the wharves were burned. The ship had to stop work, as a number of mutinous sol diers boarded her and informed the workmen that if tbey did not cease wotk they would be attacked. While the Jelunga was in port the battleship Kniaz Potemkin passed within 200 yards of her. September 27. A boiler explosion occurred at Ernst's sugar mill, Yimpana Island, yesterday, when one man was killed and two seriously injured.
SPORTING. HELENA VALE RACES. PERTH, September 25. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 30 September 1905
SPORTING. ? - HELENA VALE RACES. PERTH, September 25. The following were the results of the races held at Helena Yale on Saturday Flying Handicap.-Morning Mist, 1. Jumpers' Flat Race.-Again, 1. Trial Stakes.-The Bee, 1, Spring Handicap, one mile.-Barixida, 1; Dottswood, 2; The Point, 3. Time, 1 min. 45 *ec. Stewards' Handicap.-Fidelity, 1. Welter Handicap.-Dottswood, 1. PEKTH, September 29. The Helena Vale races, which were held on Wednesday, resulted as follows: Electric Stakes.-Beggarman. Trial Handicap.-Piata. Turner Mile.-Shamrock 1, Donovan 2, High and Mighty 3. Time, 1 min. 46 sec. Bellevue Handicap.-Convent. Farewell Handicap.-The Point.
FIRE AT BROOME. WELD CLUB HOTEL AND MR. RODRIGUEZ'S RESIDENCE DESTROYED. PERTH, September 25. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 30 September 1905
FIRE AT BROOME. WELD CLUB H@TEL AND MR. RODRIGUEZ'S RESIDENCE DESTROYED. PEETH," September 25. The Weld Ciab Hotel, Broome, and the residence of Mr. Rodriguez, which adjoins it, were entirely destroyed by fire on Saturday. No lives were lost. Thomas Egan had a narrow escape from death. He was aroused from bed after the flames had obtained a firm hold of the premises and had to rash across the roof of the verandah and slide down a post to the ground. The hotel was constrnctedof wood and iron, and within half an hour was com pletely destroyed. The insurances on the hotel and furniture amounted to £2,000, the policy being taken ont in the South British Insurance Co. A small quantity of furniture was saved from Rodriguez's residence, which was uninsured, as also was his furniture.
STATE POLITICS. PERTH, September 25. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 30 September 1905
STATE POLITICS. PERTH, September 25. It is rumoured in certain political quarters that the Bason Government will be challenged immediately the House meets next mouth. Mr. Bason states that if he is defeated on a no confidence motion he will insist on a dissolution. September 28. A writ was issued yesterday for the Tork election, rendered necessary by the death of Mr. R. G. Burges. Polling day has been fixed for the 14th October. September 29. At a meeting of the Labour Party yesterday it was decided not to attack nor support an attack on the Govern ment at present. Mr. Daglish has resigned the leader ship of the Labour Party. Mr. Johnston is likely to be his successor. The likely candidates for the Tork seat are Messrs. Fred. Monger, H. B. Lefroy and F. Illingworth.
SOUTHERN NEWS. PERTH, September 25. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 30 September 1905
SOUTHERN NEWS. PERTH, September 25. A railway accident is reported from Carrabine, 41 miles on the Nortliara side of Sontliern Cross. A passenger train from the gold fields to Perth was ranning over the split points at the entrance to the station on Saturday when the engine tender left the rails and toppled over, blocking the line. The passengers, none of whom were injured, were taken to Merridin, and a gang of men procured from Southern Gross. Owing to the absence of the necessary appliances it was fonnd im possible to replace the engine on the rails, and a loop line was made to allow traffic to proceed. A team of South Australian cricket ers intend to visit West Australia at Christmas. Lyons, Giffen, and Hill will be included in the team. The Government intend erecting fog signals at Bottnest capable of firing 1,000 shots. The cartridges will be composed of specially-prepared guncotton. September 26. Between eleven and twelve o'clock on Thursday night Mr. Collins, who resides at C...
DEATH OF MR. R. G. BURGES. PERTH, September 27. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 30 September 1905
DEATH OF MR. R. G. SURGES. PERTH, September 27. The announcement of the death in Adelaide on Tuesday of Mr. R. G. Barges, M.L.A., came as a. shock to his many friends in West Australia. Mr. Burges, accompanied fay one of his sons, had been on a visit to the Eastern States, and was returning to the West via Adelaide. He was to have caught the steamer leaving for Fremantle on Thursday, but was so nnwell that his medical adviser ordered him to remain in bed. Gradually he became worse, and died at three o'clock on Tuesday morning, thecause of death being pneumonia and heart failure.' The body is to be brought to West Australia for interment. Testerday the flags at Parliament House were flying half-mast. It is probable that when Parliament meets on October 3 the Premier will ask members to adjourn over a day as a mark of respect to a member who held the esteem of every section of the House. Mr. Burges, who repre sented York in the Assembly, was 58 years old. He was born at Tipperary farm...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 7 October 1905
Alex. H. Salmond, Carnarvon. Government Authorised Surveyor. Engi neering Surveys. Levels taken for Water Maces. Earth quantities supplied. llining Surveyor.. Properties examined and re ported, on. S. M. STANSMORE, BUILDER and CONTRACTOR. Carnarvon. ESTIMATES given for all descriptions of work in the Building and Contracting line. HENRY WILLS & CO., GERALDTON. Highest Cash. Prices Paid for SHEEPSKINS, HIDES, WOOL and KANGAROO SKINS. AGENCIES AT: CABNABVON (Boston & Co.) ONSLOW (James Clark & Co.) BOEBOURNE (W. C. Kruger). PORT HEDLAND (A. H. Wilson & Co.) Cash advances made (if required) on de livery to any of the above agents. CHARLES HORHANN, GERALDTON, Also at FEEMA NTLE. * Cash Buyer at Highest Bates OF WOOL, KANGAROO SKINS, SHEEPSKINS, HIDES and all Classes of Colonial Produce. AGENTS at all Nor'-West Ports, through, whom cash advances may be obtained (if required) against consignments. STATION and SHOOTERS' REQUISITES always in Stock AT LOWEST P...
TASMANIA. HOBART, September 28. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 7 October 1905
TASMANIA. | HOBAET, September 28. In the House of Assembly yesterday charges of improper conduct were made against the State Treasurer, Mr. Stewart. The Parliamentary enquiry elicited the fact that the Minister was peculiarly interested in certain public works. The charges are likely to lead to long discussion, as Mr. Stewart has impugned the accuracy of the report of the inquiry.
QUEENSLAND. BRISBANE, October 2. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 7 October 1905
QUEENSLAND. | BRISBANE, October 2. j Six people are believed to have been drowned at Soathport yesterday. They were employed at the Queens land Woollen Mills, Ipswich, and held a picnic there. Two men and fonr ladies went off in a boat and have not been seen since. Three parasols and an untouched hamper of*provisions r were fonnd on the beach. It is sur mised that the boat capsized and sank I or drifted oat to sea. October 3. A. terrible explosion occurred at the mill engine house, Queen's Cross mine, Charter's Towers, yesterday. As a result the engine was completely wrecked and damage to the extent of over £4,000 was caused. No one was injured. The boat in which the missing party left Southport on Saturday has been found floating bottom upwards. No trace of the occupants was met with, and it is concluded they were drowned. October 5. A fatal fire by which four persons lost their lives occurred in South Brisbane at an early hour yesterday. It broke out in a fruit shop owned by a man...
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. ADELAIDE, September 30. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 7 October 1905
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. ADELAIDE, September 30. | A considerable quantity of wreckage was picked up yesterday at Kangaroo Island. It is believed the wreckage belongs to the ship Loch Vennachar, from London, which was reported to have foundered in the vicinity of Kangaroo Island a few weeks ago. Much anxiety is felt as to the safety of the crew. October 2. Some time ago Alfred Phippen and his mates Cooley and Jack were poisoned at Thompson's dam, Broken Hill, through eating damper contain ing arsenic. Phippen died, and Cooley has lost the nse of his legs and become paralysed. Further conclusive evidence of the loss of the Loch Yennaehar is to hand, portions of a boat bearing the name of the ship having been washed up. October 4. A mysterious case is Teported by the police. On September 17 Winnie Goter, a single woman 21 years old, left her home in Adelaide stating she was going to meet a young man. As she did not return her parents re ported to the police next day that she was missing. Afte...
VICTORIA. MELBOURNE, September 28. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 7 October 1905
VICTORIA. | MELBOURNE, September 28. At the sitting of the Old Age Pen sions Commission yesterday Dr. Lloyd, magistrate of North Melbourne, Btated the three chief causes of poverty and vice were indolence, thriftlessness, and intemperance. - A deputation waited on Premier Bent yesterday and nrged him to move in the direction of preventing the use of opium except for medicinal pur poses. Mr. Bent replied sympa thetically. October 2. An old man named John Hjanlon met a dreadful death at Benalla yes terday. The hut in which he lived caught fire. When passers-by burst the door open Han Ion was found j sitting on the ground near the door j nliable to help himself. He was ter ribly bnrned, his clothes being on fire. A trace chain which was hanging on the wall had fallen around his neck, after becoming intensely heated. When Hanlon was -taken outside it was found the flesli liad been burnt off his skali and one eye had,been bnrned out. He was also severely tmrned about the arms, body, and ...
INTER-STATE NEWS. NEW SOUTH WALES. SYDNEY, September 30. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 7 October 1905
INTER-STATE NEWS. » NEW SOUTH WALES. I SYDNEY, September 30. Large numbers of New South Wales settlers are leaving the country for South America. This seems anomal ous at a time when so much is heard of the need of immigration. The immigration proposal of the Government formed the subject of debate at a meeting of the Sydney Labour Council on Thnrsday. It was stated that the United Labourers' Protection Society had unanimously passed a resolution that the conncil should strongly protest against the proposed immigration scheme of the Government. This was agreed to, and it was also resolved that the council should prepare a circular for distribution amongst the principal labour bodies in Great Britain warn ing them of the state of the labonr market. Sensational disclosures were made at Thursday's sitting of the Land Commission. A land agent named Close, in giving evidence, said half the money he made out of land tran sactions in New South Wales had gone to W. P. Crick. Witness stated ...
The Northern Times. PASTORAL, MINING AND PEARING NEWS SATURDAY, OCTOBER 7, 1905. THE POST AND TELEGRAPH DEPARTMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 7 October 1905
? THe Jiffrthera ®tntca. PASTORAL, MINING akd PEABI/TNG NEWS. SATUBDAY, OCTOBER 1, 1905. THE POST A2?D TELEGRAPH DEPARTMENT. A TELEGBAM from Melbonine, pub lished in a recent issue, stated tliat Mr. Sydney Smith^an ex-Postmaster General) had disblared that a dis graceful state of affairs existed in the postal department in West Anstralia, and that money was wantonly wasted through the incapacity and negligence of highly-paid, officials. This issue contains messages from Melbourne which state that many drastic changes in our telegraphic administration ar-e to be made, find that a special com mission is now enquiring into postal and telegraphic matters affecting West Australia. Whilst the com mission is engaged in such a laudable enterprise the time is therefore oppor tune for " drawing, attention to some features of the' services which pos sibly might otherwise escape . the at tention of the commissioners* The, feature" of the telegraphic service which to Carnarvon resident® appears,...
GENERAL NEWS. LONDON, October 2. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 7 October 1905
GENERAL NEWS. LONDON, October 2. " Dr." Dowie, founder and head of the Zionist sect at Zion City, U.S.A., while recruiting his health recently in Mexico, was stricken with paralysis. M. de Witte has been created a count by the Czar. October 3. The British battleship Albion col lided with and rammed the stern of the battleship Duncan at Berwick yesterday. Considerable damage was done. In consequence of a strike in the electrical engineering works, Berlin, 35,000 men have been locked out. The strike is expected to collapse within a fortnight owing to the ab sence of funds. October 4. A thousand strikers tried to stop several trains at Berlin yesterday. The police ultimately dispersed them with drawn swords. No one was in jured. Numbers of provincial engine hands are working in Berlin under police protection. The steamer Cantabria, while ply ing among the Phillipines, foundered in a typhoon. The officers and crew, numbering 97 all told, and 17 pas sengers perished.
AN ENTERPRISING FIRM. MESSES. A. W. DOBBIE & CO.'S NEW PREMISES. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 7 October 1905
AN ENTERPRISING FIRM. MESSES. A. W. DOBBIE & CO.'S NEW PEEMrSES. Messrs. A. W. Dobbie & Co., of Hay- : street, Perth, send us tbe following par ticulars in reference to their business pre mise? which they have just commenced the erection of opposite Messrs. Foy & Gib son's, Hay-street-"We find that the in creasing trade in onr goods necessitates more tip-to-date and commodioas premises, and we have selected the best site avail able in Perth. The contractors are now hard at work on the extensive premises, of which we will shortly be in occupation. We intend having the two businesses on the same land-the Bhow rooms facing Hay-street and the workshop and the fac tory at the back, with an entrance from King-street. The front bnilding will oc cupy a frontage of 50 ft. to Hay-street and will comprise a basement and two floors with all the latest conveniences for customers and the factory will be two storey with many hundreds of feet more floor space than we are at ...