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COOLGARDIE QUARTER SESSION. AN EX-POLICE CONSTABLE SENTENCED. Coolgardie, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 18 March 1897
COOLGARDIE QUARTER SESSION. AN EX-POLICE CONSTABLE SEN TENCED. Coolgardie, Wednesday. Ât the Quarter Sessions yesterday, Arthur Edge, lately a police constable, who was found guilty of having stolen from a prisoner at Menzies, was brought up and sentenced. The chairman of the bench, in sentencing Edge, «aid :-*- You have been convicted as a police constable of having stolen money. You were entrusted with great responsibility and abnse'l that trust. You are sentenced to four years1 penal servitude." The prisoner said-" I have been in prison three months, your worships. As God is my judge, I never stole the money. I am innocent of the charge of which'l am found guilty, as will be known some day. I have been in goal for three months, and have been ill ali the time." The Crown Prosecutor asked for the restitu tion of the £30 to the witness Shaw, ont of the money found upon the prisoner. It was agreed to let the application Etand over pending an appeal against the conviction on the groun...
Shipping. London, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 18 March 1897
Shipping. London, ^Enesday/jl. Arrivals-Camana, Langton Grange, Gertrade, Port Jackson, Brambletye, Cnyagra. Departures-For Brisbane, Vicara, for Melbourne, Golf of St. Vincent, Ornara ; for Adelaide, Narrang.
ROADS BOARD. BROOMEHILL. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 18 March 1897
ROADS BOARD. BROOMEHILL. The general monthly meeting of the above board was held here on the 13th instant. Present-Messrs. T. Norrish (chairman), P. Garrity, C. Jordan, T. McGuire and the secretary. The following tenders, called for at last meeting, were accepted-P. Lash, making and erecting 10 finger-posts at 25s each ; W. P. Wray, making and erecting 20 mile-posts at7s6d. There was no tender received for the con struction of dish drains at Morellnp and the - matter was left in tbe hands of Messrs. McGuire and Jordan to be dealt with. Mr. Norrish undertook the supervision of repairs to a portion of Kojonop-road and clearing of the Bticup reservoir which he reported as being necessary. The following correspondence was read and dealt with ; A letter was read from the Public Works . Department, in reply to the Bo? rd's applica tion for a further grant to be expended on the Pallinup-road,.informing the. board that there were no further funds available, but - that if the road in questio...
MINING NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 18 March 1897
MINING NOTES. Two croshîngs at Burbanks Birthday Gift, Coolgardie, gave 72loz. for 310 tons. At theNewhone, M nrcbison, another 50oa, have been dollied. The mine is opening np ' splendidly. Ä new alluvial rush has taken place five miles from Magnet. The dry blowers there are making good wages. Holland, a prospector bas brought to Cool gardie 200oz. dollied gold obtained about 40 miles from the town at a new formation.
CRETE. THE BLOCKADE. THE CONCERT INTACT. MASSACRE OF MOSLEMS. BRUTAL CONDUCT OF "CHRISTIANS." London, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 18 March 1897
CRETE. THE BLOCKADE. THE CONCERT INTACT. MASSACRE OF MOSLEMS; BRUTAL CONDUCT OF "CHRISTIANS." London. Monday. England, France and Italy have made unofficial endeavours to induce Greece to yield to the orders of the Powers. The Powers will blockade the Cretan ports on Wednesday. The subjects of Greece resident in Bulgaria, London and Paris are starting for Greece to join their regiments. Owing to the excesses of the Moslems, the consuls at Heraklion have asked the admirals to land marines. London, Tuesday. - M. Honotaux says that the concert of Europe remains unbroken and that each Power will send 600 troops into Crete. M. Meline said that a policy of isola tion wonld be dangerous to France. The Government policy was approved of by a majority of 213 votes. Horrible massacres of Moslems have taken place at Dephnes. Moslems to the number of 160 took ref age in a mosque which was set on fire by the Christians. Eight hundred Moslems are missing from Sitia, having been burnt to death or k...
FOREIGN CABLES. [FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.] South Africa. London, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 18 March 1897
FOEEJM CABLES. -? £PBOM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.]] South Africa. London, Monday. The Orange delegates consider Presi dent Kroger's demands for a closer anion excessive, and that a deadlock is certain to arise. The Africander. Bund has passed a résolution expressing regret at the apathy of the Executive Committee in opposi tion to Mr. Rhodes and inviting Mr. Hofmeyer to resume the leadership. President Kruger denies that in his speech in the Orange Free States he spoke disrespectfully of the Queen. London, Tuesday. A Hambarger named Nachlichten says that Germany is so strong that she could take the field in South West Africa with the Boers against the Cape.
THE PREMIER AT BUNBURY. HIS SPEECH. RECONCILIATION WITH MR. VENN. FORESHORE RECLAMATION AT ALBANY. Perth, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 18 March 1897
THE PREMIER AT BUNBURY. HIS SPEECH. RECONCILIATION WITH MR. VENN. FORESHORE RECLAMATION AT ALBANY. Perth. Wednesday. The Premier addressed biB constituents at Bunbury on Tuesday night. He was accorded a splendid reception. Before the commencement of his speech he was presented with a requisition to again stand for Bunbury. After be had complied with the request, Mr. Tenn came on the platform and shook hands with the Premier amid hearty applause. It wa8 a dramatic incident which caught on immensely with the audience. . The Premier touched on every conceivable topic. He first indulged in a retrospective view of the colony, and then its present and finally its prospective position. He disclosed several new proposals which the Government intended to carry ont. He stated that it was the intention of the Government to assist the timber industry by making the regulations easy and giving cheap means of transit. If private individuals cannot be found to prove and work the Collie Coalfields t...
NORSEMAN NEWS. Norseman, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 18 March 1897
NORSEMAN NEWS. -. Norseman. Friday. The Mt. Benson battery is nearly ready and will start within three weeks. An ample supply of water bas been secured and a grand j lot of stone is ready. The elopes are look ing exceedingly well. The Mt. Benson is i one of the mines that is daily increasing in j popularity. The Little Wonder successfully started a battery on Friday last and there was great enthusiasm. The yield will exceed 2oz. of gold to the ton. - Sir John Forrest has- &lt;Jeelmed to visit Norseman before his departure for England. Fresh water mains fromthe Norseman Supply Company's depot are now laid into Norseman. Fresh water will be available with two months. The same company have concluded arrangements to supply four com panies on the Norseman line of reef with water for battery purposes. Thia includes Dr. Simon's properties. The visiting directors of the Desirable are well pleased with their property and the field and have arranged for an additional battery. The Unit...
THE MAILS. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 18 March 1897
THE MAILS. Mails for Europe India, China, &c, per B.M.8. Ormuz will close at the Post Office on Saturday afternoon. Mails for the Eastern Colonies, per B.M.S. ; Ballaarat, will close at the Post Office on Sunday. - ^^^^^^^^^^^^ AN old Albanian returned on Wednesday on board the steamer Habbuck. Her com mander, Captain Heaney, wan for some years in the pilot service at this port. He received an appointment as chief officer of Howard Smith & Co.'s steamer Age and was after wards promoted to captain of the Hubbuck. His many friends in Albany were pleased to see him again looking so well and hearty. QUARANTINE.--Soon after the Barbarossa case was commented upon so strongly, the Albany Medical Officer (Dr. Ingoldby) re ceived instructions from head quarters to enforce quarantine only in the case of ships that brought cargo or passengers from in fected ports. Prior to that time the instruc tions were of tbe most extreme character. As Colombo: is not an infected port so far...
SHIPPING ITEMS. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 18 March 1897
SHIPPING; ITEMS, [ - The steamer Marloo is due hère an Sunday from Fremantle. ! The steamer Bollana is expected here on Sunday from Adelaide. The steamer Tagliaferro is expected to arrive here on Sunday with coal from Fre mantle. The B.M.S. Ballaarat is expected late on Sunday night with mails, passengers, and 250 tons of cargo. The steamer Hubbuck arrived here on Tuesday at 3.30 p m. and after landing 60 tons of cargo left for Fremantle on Wednes day morning. The steamer Nineveh arrived at i a.m. yesterday calling in for coal and passengers en route to Natal and London. The steamer Westralia left for Sydney direct at 1 a.m. on Tuesday, after discharg ing 900 tons of cargo at the Land Company's' jetty. From next Saturday till the following Friday six mail steamers are expected, viz., Ormuz, Ballaarat, Ophir, Orotava, Ville de la Ciotat, and Gera. The tonnage for that week shonld be exceptionally heavy.
POLICE COURT. ALBANY: TUESDAY, MARCH 16. [Before Mr. R. C. Loftie, R.M. and Captain Nicolson, J.P.] AN ABORIGINAL ESCAPEE. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 18 March 1897
POLICE COURT. ALBANY : TUESDAY, MASCH 16. I Before Mr. B. C. Lottie, B.M. and Captain Nicolson, J.P.] AN ABOBIGINAL ESCAPEE. Iiarry, ab. nat., was charged wich escaping from the local gaol on the 10th of May, 1893 while undergoing a sentence of two months imprisonment with hard labor. John McGovern, gaoler, said that on the 6th May, 1893, he receiveoVprisoner at the gaol. The sentence was dated from April 17, so that be had only about five weeks to serve. Prisoner was employed with another native wheeling sand. They remained at work for a couple of days and then absconded. The other native Bhortiy afterwards gave himself up. They had been told that if they absconded they would receive a longer sen j tence when caught. [ Constable Wall Baid he found prisoner at Doubtful Island as he (prisoner) was going to work. Witness knew him bim to be an escaped prisoner. When told why he was arrested, prisoner Baid the other native had induced him to run away. Prisoner was sentenced to one month...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 18 March 1897
BORWICKS BAKING ä POWDERS CONTAINS NO] ALUM AND IS] A|[WELL-KNOWN PURE ENGLISH MANUFATUBE OB'] WORLD-WIDE REPUTATION^ A FEW BEOEIPES FOR HOUSE HOLD USE, AH EXCELLANT SEED CAKE.-Take 4-lb. batter and ^-ib. white sifted sugar, beat with the hand well together to a cream, add 3 eggs one at a time and well beat each one with the batter and sogar, dredge in |-lb. 'floor previously mixed with one full teaspoonful BORWICK'S GOLD MEDAL BAKING POWDER ; add ^-oz. carraway seeds and beat again for ten minutes, bake at once in a quick oven about one hoar. This cake would be equally nice made with ¿-lb. carrants instead of carraway seeds. To MAKE A GOOD PLAINÇAKE.-Mix well together one pound of floor, two fall teaspoonfuls of BORWICK'S GOLD MEDAL BAKING POWDER, a little salt and spice, and a ¿-lb. sogar ; rab in a ¿-lb. of batter, add six ounces of saltanas two ounces of currants, and one ounce of candied peel ; moisten the whole with two eggs, and half-a-teaspoonful of milk previously beaten to...