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SOUTHERN NEWS. WATER SUPPLY IN THE FAR NORTH. PERTH, October 11. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 14 October 1905
SOUTHERN NEWS. WATER SUPPLY IN THE FAB NORTH. PEKTH, October 11. ] The Minister for Works has en gaged the services of Dr. Jack, who proceeds immediately to Wyndham for the pnrpose of systematically examining the Kimberley country for artesian basins. It is proposed to follow up the geological investigations by boring in regions ascertained to be favourable. The Minister has also instructed that a deep bore shall be put down at Broome in order to test that locality for artesian water. A gang of men and plant leave by the nest boat to undertake the work, which is expected to be the forernnner of other tests in tbe pastoral country near Broome. The present water supply at Broome is causing anxiety, and the Minister has authorised the expenditure of £500 for boring opera tions.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 14 October 1905
Gascoyne Racing1 Club. ANNUAL MEETING Of the above Club will be held at CAR NAEVON on TUESDAY and THURSDAY, 7th and 9th November, 1905. PATRONS-Sir E. H. Wittenoom, M.L.C., and B. F. Sholl, Esq., M.L.C. PRESIDENT-W. J. Batcher, Esq, M.L.A. COMMITTEE-Messrs. F. Macnish, W. Hatch, C. D. V. FOBS, J. W. Laverty, A. Bart, F. Inkpen, P. Evan, D. J. Hearman, J. A. Morrell, A. Nicol, and H. Campbell. STEWARDS-Messra. P. Macnish, W. Hatch, C. D. V. FOBS, J. W. Laverty, A. Bart, P. Ryan, D. J- Hearman. Handicapfer-A. H. Hepborn, Esq. JUDGE-H. Campbell, Esq. STAKTER-D. 17. McLeod, Esq. SECRETARY-W m. Newman. PROGRAMME. FIRST DAY 1.-GASCOYKE PLATE, of 25 sovs., second horse to receive 5 sovs. out of the stake. One stone over weight for age. Open only to horses bred in the Gascoyne and Ashburton Magisterial Districts, who have not won an advertised race of the value of .£10 or over. Entrance, 25s. One mile. To start at noon. 2.-Minilta HANDICAP, of 30 sovs., second horse to receive 5 sovs. oat o...
STATE POLITICS. PERTH, October 9. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 14 October 1905
STATE POLITICS. PERTH, October 9. | Already the political atmosphere is I stirring with the sound of the political contest. The Labour Party is muster ing its forces in anticipation of the vigorous attack which will be made upon them by supporters of the Government thronghout the State. The suddenness of the denouement which lead to the dissolution of the Assembly on Thursday is said in Labour circles to have placed Labour members at a disadvantage compared with their Ministerial opponents. Their remuneration as members of Parliament ceases with the dissolution, and they view -with feelings of any thing but pleasure the financial obliga tions the election contest will entail. It seems almost certain that the election will result in a number of changes in the next Assembly. The leader of the Labour Party (Mr. John son} will have a hard fight to retain his seat at Kalgoorlie against Mr. Keenan. Messrs. Nelson and Hastie are both aware that their seats are by no means secure. Mr. Hopki...
GENERAL CABLES. GERMANY'S FOREIGN RELATIONS. LONDON, October 7. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 14 October 1905
GENERAL CABLES. GERMANY'S FOREIGN RELA TIONS. LONDOX, October 7. Prince Von Biilow, the German j Imperial Chancellor, in the coarse of an interview by the press, stated that not only would it be agreeable to France to see Russia on good terms with Germany, bat it was to France's "interest that her ally should have an additional friend. The Times refers to Prince Von Bulow's statement as gush and an andacions rearrangement of recent history. It reminds the Imperial Chancellor that it is only six weeks since German military preparations en the frontier caused keen anxiety to the French Government. October }j. The St. Petersburg journal Novae Vremya states that any rapprochement between Russia and Germany would be disadvantageous for the reasons that it would increase apprehensions and woald solidify the Anglo-Japanese alliance. Count Lamsdorff, the Russian Minister for Foreign Affairs, is to proceed to Berlin and Paris. His mission is to discnss Russia's new relations with Germany and...
Cablegrams. THE PEACE TREATY. LONDON, October 7. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 14 October 1905
Cablegrams. ? THE PEACE TREATY. LONDON, October 7. A. portion of the St. Petersburg Municipality has decided to oppose the celebration of Count de Witte's return from the Peace Conference. The malcontents contend that the Ports month Treaty was an expiatory sacri fice for the political errors Count de Wifcte tolerated before the war. Baron Okama, leader of the Japan ese Progressives, yesterday informed a congress of the Associated Chambers of Commerce ac Tokio that when the Japanese troops are withdrawn from Manchuria the Japanese debt will amount to £2-50,000,000. The Japanese Privy Council has sanctioned the peace treaty. The anti-peace agitators, finding it impossible to prevent the ratifica tion of the treaty, are concentrating their attacks on the Cabinet. October 9. It is reported at Tokio that Russia after the ratification of the peace treaty, will retain 300,000 troops on her far eastern frontier lest they mightotherwise join disaffected parties in European Russia.
AMERICAN INSURANCE METHODS. LONDON, October 7. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 14 October 1905
AMERICAN INSURANCE METHODS. LONDON, October 7. | The New York Life Assurance Com pany's licence to do basin ess in the State of Nevada, U.S.A., has been revoked pending an investigation into charges relating to the fraudulent disposal of the society's fands. Mr. McColl, president of the society, testified before the inquiry commission that three-fourths of the insurance legislation introduced was composed of blackmail Bills designed to badger | and harass the companies. j Renter's correspondent at New York states that the Insurance Investiga tion Committee has elicited the fact that during the past eleven years commission amounting to 1,600,000 dollars was paid to Mr. McCnrdy, a son of the president of the New York Mutual Life Assurance Society. October 9. The New York State Superintendent of Insurance has demanded the re placement by Mr. McColl, president of the New York Life Insurance Society, of $148,702 of the society's funds improperly contributed to the Republican campaign fun...
ENGLAND AND FRANCE. REMARKABLE STATEMENT. LONDON, October 9. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 14 October 1905
ENGLAND AND FRANCE. REMARKABLE STATEMENT. LONDON. October 9. The Paris Matin is publishing a remaikable series of articles dealing with the circumstances which led to the resignation of M. Delcasse, the late French Minister for Foreign Affairs. It states that in the height of the Morroccan controversy Britain offered verbally to mobilise the British fleet, to seize the Baltic ship canal, and to land 100,000 men in Holstein if Germany attacked France. October 10. The Paris Matin's revelations with regard to the circumstances which led to the resignation of M. Delcasse, the French Minister for Foreign Affairs, have caused a profound sensa tion in France, and has also produced a revulsion of feeling in the ex Minister's favour. The Times says the Matins revela tions are inopportune, and will pro bably envenom passions already in flamed. The English press generally dis credit the statement that England voluntarily gave France a verbal assurance of specific action in the event of war. Th...
ITEMS. MELBOURNE, October 10. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 14 October 1905
ITEMS. MELBOURNE, October 10. Gladsome won the October Stakes, a weight for age race, at the Y.R.C. meeting on Saturday, Torah and Jargon filling the places. October 11. Novitiate, the winner of the Perth Cnp of 1903, has been sent from New South Wales to New Zealand to be mated with Multiform. Novitiate was sold in Sydney in May last to Mr. H. Osborne for 27 gnineas.
GENERAL NEWS. LONDON, October 8. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 14 October 1905
GENERAL NEWS. LONDON, October 8. | Sixteen peasants in Macedonia who were nnable to continue their sub scriptions to a Bulgarian revolutionary committee fund, were assassinated. Yesterday a five-storey bnilding in coarse of construction in St. Peters burg collapsed. A hundred persons were buried in the rains. Of these only seven were extricated. October 9. Tne Morning Post states that the Hongkong Government lent China £1,000,000 to redeem the Hankau Canton railway. The Daily Express states that the Armstrong-Whitworth Co., the well known English ship-builders, have decided to establish a branch of their works in Japan. ! October 12. ? A British steamer struck a floating | mine off Shantung, China. Fifteen j passengers and the crew are missing. With a view to arriving at a mutual understanding between Great Britain and Russia regarding Central Asia, Russia has invited a specific declara tion defining the special interests which the Anglo-Japanese treaty is intended to protect.
PILRARRA RAILWAY. PERTH, October 11. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 14 October 1905
PILRARRA RAILWAY. Pjeeih, October 11. In a supplement issued to the Gazette on Friday the Government invited applications for tbe private construction of the Port Hedland Nnllagine railway on the guarantee system. The conditions gazetted com* prise 22 clauses. The Government intend, subject to tbe approval oE Parliament, to grant a concession for the construction of tbe railway. Ten ders close on the 30th November next. Before the approval of applications j the concessionary is required to deposit i with the Government Treasury ft £25,000 guarantee for tbe due com | pletion of tbe railway in the termB of the agreement made between tbe Minister for Works on behalf of the Government and the concessionary. Interest at the rate of 3 per cent, per annum will be allowed by tbe Govern ment upon such deposit. The railway is required to be constructed accord ing to Government plans and specifi cations. The scale of charges for the carriage of passengers, goods, minerals, and live stock is to...
STOCK AND STATION NEWS. [Items of news intended for publication in this column will be gladly welcomed.] [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 14 October 1905
STOCK AND STATION NEWS. » [Items of news intended for publication in this column will be gladly welcomed.] A. cable dated London, October 11, the following dates have been decided upon as the opening days of the 1906 aeries of wool sales.- January 16, March 13. May 8, July 10. September 25, November 27. The' first of these will be unlimited, and in the others the limit will be fixed later if necessary. Brick Fouse station has 1,000 sheep for sale, particulars of which appear in oar advertising columns. Mr. Berrie, who baa bad charge af the machine shearing contract just completed at Doorawarrah station, arrived in town yesterday, accompanied by Mr. Thompson (the engineer). In conversation with Mr. Berrie we learnt that over 32,000 sheep we.e shorn at Doorawarrah, the average weight of wool from grown shwep being 8 lbs. 10 oz. The shearing occupied six weekB, but a good deal of time was lost ^ owing to sickness amongst the men. Sixteen Moffat-Virtue machines were used, the highest ta...
VICTORIA. MELBOURNE, October 9. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 14 October 1905
VICTORIA. I MELBOURNE, October 9. At a meeting of the Trades Hall Conncil on Saturday a resolution was carried declaring in favour of a six honrs work day or such approximation thereto as may be deemed most advantageous by workers in countries using the most efficient methods for prodnction. A child named Lilian Dnggan, ten years of age, died in the Children's Hospital yesterday from the effects of a ballet wonnd in the head. The wound was inflicted by her 15-years old brother. The boy was cleaning a loaded pea rifle when the charge ex ploded. The bullet passed through a panel of the door and struck the girl. * October 10. At a meeting of the Victorian Cricket Association last night it was stated that the amount divided among the members of the Australian team of cricketers at the close of the recent tour represented £900 to each mem ber. October 11, A labourer named Michael Dillon, employed on a building in course of erection for the Australian Mutual Provident Society, was killed ...
INTER-STATE NEWS. NEW SOUTH WALES. SYDNEY, October 9. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 14 October 1905
INTER-STATE NEWS. » NEW SOUTH WALES. SYDNEY, October 9. | The Crown law authorities antici pate that the legal proceedings for the extradition of W. N. Willis from Natal will not be completed for at least another fortnight. October 11. Recent developments in connection with the Lands Commission have sug gested that the Crown law authorities might take some1 immediate action now that the ex-Minister for Lands (Mr. Crick) stands remanded. October 12. Mr. George Eeid will defend Mr. Crick iu the land scandal case next Tuesday.
QUEENSLAND. BRISBANE, October 9. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 14 October 1905
QUEENSLAND. BRISBANE, October 9. In tbe Toowoomba circuit court on Saturday Russell Stephens, charged with the murder of his brother Ralph at Middleridge, was found guilty of manslaughter and was sentenced to five years' imprisonment with hard labonr. Prisoner and bis brother had a quarrel at breakfast, and in a fit of temper the prisoner fired at his brother and killed him.
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. ADELAIDE, October 9. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 14 October 1905
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. ADELAIDE, October 9. ] Early yesterday a fatality occurred in the Outer Harbour Works. Thomp son, a deck band on a barge employed in dredging, was struck on tbe jaw by the lever of the hopper doors, which sprang open, and was precipi tated into the sea. Althongh he was promptly rescued, Thompson died shortly afterwards. October 11. A strong movement is on foot agaiast the jnvenile smoking evil. Tbe Government has been asked to enforce the present law with regard to the suppression of cigarette Bmok ing. October 12. The inquest in connection with the death of Winnifred Goater, who was buried some time ago under an as sumed name, was concluded yester day, when the jnry returned a verdict to the effect that death was caused by unnatural means,.. As the result of the verdict Dr. Sheridan and William McDonald were committed for trial on a charge of murder.
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 14 October 1905
IN MEMOBIAM. LATTER.-In loving memory of our dear father, Henry Adam Lauer, -who died at Wallsend, New South Wales, October 15, 1904, aged 63 years. For many a year our family chain "was firmly linked together. But, oh, that chain is broken now, one link has gone forever; Silently the shades of evening gather round our lonely door. Silently they bring before us a loved one we shall see no more. How such holy memories clatter like the stars when storms are past, Pointing up to that far heaven where we hope to meet at last; Fond was the father we loved and lost-patient, forgiving and tender. But in the days we thought of him most, death came and rent us asunder. Thou art happy now, dear father, but a great blank thou hast left, In onr home thy presence lighted, sadly now, indeed, bereft; And our much-loved widowed mother, God enable her to bear This great sorrow which her children cannot heal, though deeply eh are. -Inserted by his loving daughter and son in-law. Dora and S. H. Butler...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 21 October 1905
CARNARVON New Year Sports MONDAY, JAN. 1st, 1906. To be held on the RECREATION GROUND. PATRON-W. J. Butcher, Esq., M.L.A_ PRESIDENTS-C. D. V. Foss, Esq., R.M., and G. Baston, Esq., Mayor. VICE-Peesidents-P. Macnish, Esq., Dr. R. J. Hickinbotham, and A. Nicol, Esq. JUDGES-G. Atkinson, Esq., and E. Pear son, Esq. STABTER-T. Houlahan, Esq.; ASSISTANT STABTEB-W. A. Inkpen, Esq. Tbejls&lt;tueb-J. H. Noonan, Esq. Handicappers-P. Sheard, Esq., G. Saun ders, Esq., and the Secretary. Assisted by a large Committee. PROGRAMME. Maiden Race, 100 yards-1st, 50s; 2nd 20s. Nomination, 2s 6d. Running High Jump-1st, 25s; 2nd, 10s. Nomination, Is. Throwing Cricket Ball-1st, 20s; 2nd, 10s. Nomination, Is. SHEFFIELD HANDICAP, 120 yards (in. heats)-1st, JE7; 2nd, £'2 - 3rd, J&L. Nomination, 5s.; acceptance, 2s 6d~ LUNCHEON. HURDLE HANDICAP, 120 yards, 8 jumps 3 ft. 6 in.-1st, .£6 ; 2nd, 3i)s ; 3rd, 20s. Nomination, 4s ; acceptance, 2s. Running Long Jump-1st, 25s; 2nd, 10s. Nomination, It....