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FOREIGN CABLES. [FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT] The Wood Market. London, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 13 March 1897
FOREIGN CIBLES. [FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT] j The Wool Market. ! . London, Wednesday. Bairne and Saxton report that 13,744 bales have been sold. There was a good selection and a large attendance of buyers. Prices were about par with the February closing prices. There was some competition. The demand from the continent was quiet and from America brisk, especially for best cross breds which showed a slight upward ten dency. London, Thursday. There is a moderate selection of the best kind and competition is rather keen. Faulties are slightly easier.
CRETE. MASSACRE OF MOSLEMS. CHILDREN WOUNDED AND DISFIGURED. THE TURKS MASSING ON THE FRONTIER. London, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 13 March 1897
CRETE. MASSACRE OP MOSLEMS. CHILDREN WOUNDED AND DISFIGURED. THE TURKS MASSING ON THE FRONTIER. London, Wednesday. Russia, Germany and Austria are pressing for the coercion of Greece, and Italy is willing to join them. A report from the consuls at Herak lion confirms the statement that 400 Moslems were massacred at Sitia and that several children were wounded and one had its ears severed. The Archbishop of Canterbury reply ing to a deputation on the Cretan Ques tion said they should pray to the Al mighty to give the Cretans liberty and justice. The Greek admiral has been instructed to obey the orders first given him and Colonel Yassos has been ordered to retire into the interior. The Greeks are blockading Ambracn (sic) Gulf, and Prince George has been ordered to proceed to the front. The Greek flagship has left for Crete. Sir William Harcourt asked in the House of Commons whether before force was used against Greece the Go vernment would consult Parliament. Mr. Balfour replied that ...
THE FEDERAL CONVENTION. Adelaide, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 13 March 1897
THE FEDERAL CONVENTION. Adelaide, Friday, j It is definitely settled that the Convention shall meet here on the 22nd instant. The scrutiny in connection with the poll is complete. The members are returned as telegraphed. Melbourne, Friday. The Convention delegates leave here on Saturday for Adelaide. This will inaugurate the additional express service to Adelaide. Perth, Fiiday. Mr. Hackett is the only candidate who has issued an address re the Convention elections. He advocates Federation with guarantees for the maintenance of State rights.
THE DISCOVERY IN MENZIES DISTRICT. A 22[?] SLUG. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 13 March 1897
THE DISCOVERY IN MENZIES DISTRICT. A 22ft. SLUG. Regarding the rich fiad at Bummer's Greek, near Menzies, Johnston one of the prospectors, has arrived in Coolgardie with stone obtained from the Hising Bun claims, the name given to the new find. The speci mens are estimated to contain from 400oz. to 600oz. of gold. The precious metal is con tained in quartz, not in alluvial as at first stated. Johnston and his mate were em ployed on the Carnegie lease, about half a mile from the scene of the discovery. One Sunday afternoon towards the end of De cember one of them nicked np a small speci men. This find aroused their curiosity, and stimulated them to further search, their, efforts being attended by success. Follow ing the floating pieces of quartz up the hill side, they came upon a cap. A considerable body of stone was picked from it, including some exceedingly rich pieces. . Just at sunset a rich piece was discovered and promptly named Twilight. By dry-blowing a small quantity of gold...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 13 March 1897
OYSTER FISHERIES ACT, 1891. (45_ Victoria, No. 4.) Department of Lands and Surveys, . Perth, 3rd March, 1897. It is hereby notified, for general information, that His Excellency the Governor in Execu tive Council has been pleased to make the following Regulations under the powers con ferred upon him by Section ll of " The Oyster Fisheries Act, 1881 " (45th Victoria, No. 4). 1. The whole of Oyster Harbor, includ ing the King and Kalgan Eivers, is hereby closed. 2. Any person found fishing for, takine, disturbing, or removing oysters from the said area shall, on conviction, be liable to a penalty not exceeding ¿10. B. H. WHITTENOOM. - Acting Commissioner of Crown Lands.,, 2931. DALYUP SPECIAL AR^A (NEAR ESPERANCE). NEW LOTS OPEN FOB SELECTION. Department-of Lands and Surveys, Perth, 17th February 1897. His Excellency the Governor in Executive Council, under the provisions of Clause ßlof the Land Regulations, 1887, has been pleased to approve of 40 blocks of land within the Dalyup Spec...
The Advertiser. SATURDAY, MARCH 13, 1897. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 13 March 1897
SATURDAY, MARCH 13, |«f,^ --_- - ? THE Premier has announced tíiat ^ #jU|| make public the policy of the G^yemmfptl on Tuesday next at historic Bonb1rn^| All his important political fipeecbes**»| made in the presence of ¿is Banbarj^ajg-l porters. His audience there canno|^^^ a critical character for we nave newer|pöfc| heard (hat there was an oppositiohu$|||| the Premier's constituency. 'la.-^^Ëggp of the trae Banbury elector the l^eui^ can do no wrong, and therefore it >s,anfc^ to oe wondered that they have manajgeä&; to show the most complète approval^# every policy speech ÜiePreniierhW^a^^ . in the last five or six years. But^hatg constituency in the colony would Îiïl|^3 applaud its member when he at the ¡Bsniii|| happened to be the one powerful :taa¿^i the colony. Sir John Forres^ therj^^ will deliver his speech on Tuesday sympathetic rather than a criticai|HHÎig| ence. But he speaks to the wholeiàâÉnyj through the Press, the Bunbuiy «le|^B| being merely the lay figur...
WHY NOT LIVE A CENTURY? [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 13 March 1897
WHY NOT LIVE A CENTURY ? "Ia the coming t'me," said a famous ?English poet," "a man or "woman eighty or one hundred years old will be more beautiful than the youth or maiden of twenty, as the ripe fruit is more beautiful and fragrant than the green. These ripe men and women will hare no wrinkles on the brow, no grey hair, no bent and feeble bodies. On the contrary they will have perfect hearing, clear eyesight, sound teeth, elastic step, and mental vigour." Does this Bound absurd and impossible? Why should it? People over one hundred yearsLold are" frequently met with in these days, as they have been as far as human re cords'go back. A man is of no real value until he is past fifty ard gained control of his passions and acquired some practical wisdom. After that he ought to have from fifty to seventy-five working years before him. Whoso dies short of one hundred (bar violence) dies of his own folly or "that of his ancestors. One chief thing, however, we must learn. What is it? Take ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 13 March 1897
. Shipping. \i±iù PKmmil LAR ¿ORIENTAL STEAM NAVIGATION COMPANY. THE P. & O. S. N. COM PANY, under contract with the Imperial, New South _ * Wales, Victorian, and South Australian Governments, will despatch the following steamers for London, «âlwip at Colombo, Aden, Brindisi, Malta, Gibraltar, and Plymouth : Steamers. Tons. Leaving Bing George*! Sound. Mnwiilia Arcadia Parramatta Ballaarat Bone ... Himalaya Britannia Victoria 6026 660S 4886 4890 6645 6898 6526 6527 X.. H. Crawford! A. O. Loggia C. F. Preston T. S. Angil« A. B. Daniell A. W Adamson j J. !.. Pa fitt WDGWorcea'erl March April 13 27 , 10 2Í 8 22 6 19 BATES OF PASSAGE MOSSY -. To London-First Saloon £60 to JB70. Second Saloon, J63S, JB37, * £40. Betont Tickete.from £65 to JBU5. Betern Tickets between any of the Eastern Colonies and New Zealand are now available for 6 (six) months from date of embarkation. In the second saloon the arrangements have been thoroughly reorganised, and the accomo dation which the Compa...
PARLIAMENT. Perth, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 13 March 1897
PARLIAMENT. -» Perth, Friday. The fourth session of the second Parlia ment was opened yesterday by the Governor with the nsual formalities. The Governors Speech consisted merely of three paragraphs. The first explained the reason for the summoning of hon, members, the second stated that the public finances were in a satisfactory position and the third set forth the intentions of the Government with regard to amending the Federal Enabling Bill. The Address-iu-Beply was carried in both Houses without a division. Mr. 8. H. Parker was elected acting Presi dent of the Council during Sir George Shen I ton's absence. . A Supply Bill granting £400,000 from general revenue and £350,000 from loan i fonds for the financial year ending June 30, 1898 has passed all stages of both Houses. \ The Amending Federal Enabling Act was similarly passed. THE S.S. MACGREGOR. In the Assembly yesterday in reply to Mr. Alex. Forrest, the Premier said the days of the steamer Macgregor's contract were ended "an...
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. THE LATE SIR THOMAS ELDER. LIST OF BEQUESTS. Adelaide, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 13 March 1897
SOUTH AUSTRALIA, THE LATE SIR THOMAS ELDER. &nbsp; LIST OF BEQUESTS. Adelaide, Thursday. The following bequests were made by Sir Thomas Elder to the public institutions of Adelaide :—Medical School of Adelaide Uni- versity £20,000, Chair of Music at Adelaide University £20,000, Adelaide University &nbsp; £25,000, Adelaide Art Gallery (to be spent in the purchase of pictures alone) £25,000, Prince Alfred College £4,000, Way College £2,000, Geographical Society £2,000, Glenelg Institution £1,000, Adelaide Hospital £3,000, Seamens Home at Port Adelaide £2,000, Blind, Deaf, and Dumb Institution £2,000, &nbsp; Port Augusta Hospital £1,000, St. Margaret's Convalescent Hospital £1,000, Children's Hos- pital £1,000, Dr. Barnardo's London Home £1,000, Home for Incurables £1,000, Stran- gers' Friend and Charity Organisation Society £1,000, Anglican Cathedral £4,000, Presby- terion Church of Adelaide £6,000, Chalmers Presbyterian Church £2,000, Y.M.C.A. £2,000 Adelaide ...
THE QUEEN'S REIGN. London, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 13 March 1897
THE QUEEN'S REIGN. London, Tuesday. It has been arranged that 29,000 troops shall line the streets of London at the open- ing of the celebration of the Queen's jubilee. London, Thursday. The procession on Queen's jubilee day will pass along Picadilly, St. James-street, Pall Mall, Trafalgar Square, the Strand, Fleet- street, Ludgate Hill to St. Paul's Cathedral. The procession will return from St. Pauls via London Bridge, the Borough, Wesminster Bridge, Parliamentstreet, and Whitehall to Buckingham palace.
THE STEAMER WESTRALIA. ARRIVAL AT ALBANY. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 13 March 1897
THE STEAMER WESTRALIA. ARRIVAL AT ALBANY. The latest addition to Messrs. Huddert, Parker & Co's, fleet arrived here on Wed- nesday last from London. The name of the steamer is the Westralia and she is to be em- ployed in the West Australian trade. She was built by Sir James Laing, of Sunder- land. The full length of the ship is 340ft. and she has a beam of 42ft. Her tonnage is 3,000. The engines were built by G. Clark and Co., of Sunderland, and are of 2,500 h.p. Mr. William Camming, Huddart, Parker and Co's, superintendent of engineers, designed her and went home about 15 months ago to supervise the building operations. Mr. W. T. Appleton, one of the directors of the ship- ping firm, has also been in England superin- &nbsp; tending. Captain P. W. Bull, who was &nbsp; formerly in command of the Elingamite, was sent home to see to the finishing of the steamer and to bring her out to the colonies. He will retain command of her. An inspec- tion of the vessel by ...