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The Advertiser. THURSDAY, MARCH 18, 1897. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 18 March 1897
Wyt &W®tm:, í ~~ THURSDAY, MASCH IS, 1897* THE election for the Federal Convention bas taken place and the delegates. will make their way over to Adelaide at the - first opportunity. The voters nunïbereà - 47 whereas Mr. Barton who headed the v: poll for New South Wales received : 104,000 votes, each of which was as good;; as any among the votes castonSatairday ; for the convention candidates in this. colony.' In his speech at Guildford Hus -: Premier took exception to the remark " that the election for the Convention, in. : this colony was a farce. He contended that the system of election was siuulartcu that for the Senate in America and that it prevented the cities fromover-poweriag the country districts. There is no dont* it was expected that the cities would over-power the country districts but that was not the case in the other colonies. In Sydney only 38,000 electors polled whereas iii the country districts about ; 120,000 vrent to the poll. Then again as regards the S...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 18 March 1897
ß Business O S~~ M iL B í5 Ü LIMITE D. O A B (i E B G, DIMANI & O O. Thank their numeróos Customers in ALBANY and BUBBOUNDLNG DISTRICTS for their past magnificent Support, and beg to announce that they have privately FLOATED THEIR POPULAR STOBES INTO A LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY, the lat« MANAGING PARTNERS retaining a large Interest in the NEW CONCERN. ALL ORDERS FROM ALBANY will have Special Attention and Prices charged and Quality given will be in keeping with THE BON MABCHE'S PAST BRILLIANT BECOBD. _BON MARCHE LIMITED._165m Y. HASSELL, & C O Y. AUCTIONEERS, LAND, STOCK, STATION, 8HLPPING, COMMISSION AND GENERAL AGENTS Agents-Phoenix Fire Office and National Mutual Life Association of Australia. _YORK STREET, AL B AN Y._155f. JOHN M O I B & COY., MERCHANTS, SHIPPING, COMMISSION, INSURANCE AND GENERAL AGENTS. :o: IMPORTERS OF WINES, SPIRITS, & BEEBS. GROCERIES & OILMEN'S STORES. CONSIGNMENTS RECEIVED AND DEALT WITH. GOODS BBCKIVED AND STOKED. ...
CRICKET. ALBANY v. GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 18 March 1897
CRICKET. ALBANY v. GOVBBNMENT OFFICIALS. A match was arranged for last Saturday between a scratch Albany team and the Government officials. E. Keyser captained the latter team, while Monaghan led the Albany team. Keyser won the toss, and de cided to bat. Feely and E. Keyser were first at the wickets. Keyser was bowled by B. Milne when he had only made a single. Feely had just reached donble figures when be fell a victim to Milne's bowling. P. Kelly shaped best for his side, and compiled 25. The innings closed for the small total of 65 runs. Milne has lately been bowling splendidly and on Saturday secured five wickets for 26 runs. ' C. Keyser took the last | two wickets for three runs and H. Marchant got 2. for 24. The Government officials batted one man short in this innings. Not- j withstanding the poor score set them to i make, the Albanians could only reach 49, G. Keyser was the only player to reach double figures and he scored 22, nearly half the total. The last five rickets pnt...
ALBANY TOWN COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 18 March 1897
ALBANY TOWN COUNCIL The fortnightly meeting of the above Council waa held in the Council chamber on Tuesday evening. Present-The Mayor (Mr. J. Moir), Grs. Gee, J. McKenzie, Muir, James, C. McKenzie, Knight, Barnett, Place and Mews. THE MAYOR'S BEPOBT. The Mayor read the following report : Gentlemen,-The stone drain and footpaths on the north side of Gordon-street, between York and Aberdeen-streets has been com pleted at a cost of £40 6s ld. This work, I may add, very much improves the appear ance of York-street and I trust an effort will be made next year to complete the work on the west side of York-street in agreement with it. The short stone drain in South street is now in hand, and when completed, a commencement will be made with Duke street drain, the last piece of stone drain to be made this year. So soon as the wet season sets in, road making will be resumed. A party of prisoners are still employed planting couch grass on the new oval. PEBTH-BOAD IMPROVEMENT. A letter was rec...
WHY NOT LIVE A CENTURY? [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 20 March 1897
WHY NOT LIVE A CENTURY? "Ia the coming' time," said a fanions 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 have 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 sound absurd and impossible? Why should it? People over one hundred years1!old are frequently met with in these days, as they bave been as far as human re cords go' back. Aman is of no-real value until he is past fifty and 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. Oni chief thing, however, we must learn. What ia it? T^ke...
THE MAILS. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 20 March 1897
THE MAILS. Hails for Europe Iridia, Chins, &c, per B.M.S. Or muz will closeat the Post Office to day. Mails for the Eastern Colonies, per B.M.6. Ballaarat, will close at the Post Office to-day. AN old resident of York, Mr. J. W. Parker, died on Thursday aged 81. THE foundation-stone of the new Connell Chambers was laid at Yoik on Thursday. MB. M.F. A. Canning was thrown out of his trap in St George's-terrace, Perth, on Thurs day, and one of his tibs was broken, and his chin badly cut. JOHN Nelson, a Sweedish sailor, while drunk, attempted to board a lighter from Fremantle Pier. He missed his footing, and was drowned. A VERDICT of accidental death bas been returned in the case of Actor Mahomet, who was ki.led by a trau at Cottesloe when crossing the line. JggTHB total subscriptions received in Perth for the Indian Famine Fund amounts to £790, over three times as much as was raised in New South Wales. The annual meeting of the Pharmaceutical Society, Pertt, was held ou Thursda...
SHIPPING ITEMS, [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 20 March 1897
SHIPPING HEMS, The Marloo is expected to-morrow from Fremantle, The Bellarra is dne to-morrow from the Eastern Colonies. The Maritta from the Eastern Colonies is expected on Monday. H.M.8. Flora left for Sydney at 4,20. p.m.. on Wednesday with relief crews for the Aus tralian squadron. The steamer Buninyong is expected to ar rive on Bnnday from the Eastern Colonies with 60 tons of cargo. The schooner Grace Darling arrived at 9 20 a.m. on Thursday from Eucla and Esperance with a cargo of sandalwood. The steamet Barcoo arrived from Adelaide at 6.20 p.m. on Wednesday and sailed again at midnight for Fremantle. The French mail steamer Ville de la Ciotat is due here on Thursday from Marseilles with 100 tons of cargo for this port. She will take on board 150 tons of coat The ship Philadelphia has taken on board 1671 loads of railway sleepers at the Land Coy's jetty and is now ready for sea. She will probably leave for Bahia Blanca, Argentina, on Monday.
THE QUEEN'S REIGN. THE PREMIERS AND THE CABLTON CLUB. London, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 20 March 1897
THE QUEEN'S REIGN. --» THE PBEMIEBS AND THE OABLTON CLUB. London, Thursday. OD the motion of the Marquis of London derry seconded by Mr. Henniker Heaton, the Colonial Premiers who visit England in June have been elected honorary members of the Carlton Club. The Dake of Connaught will preside at a banquet at the Colonial Institute in July given to the Premiers and the military officers from the colonies. Sydney, Friday. Mr. W. J. Lyne, leader of the Opposition, is mnch opposed to the holding of a short session to allow of Pressier Reid leaving for London. He contends that an acting Premier should be appointed, and the busi ness carried on as usual. Brisbane, Friday. The Premier leaves for London on Wed nesday.
THE FEDERAL CONVENTION. THE PREPARATIONS. Adelaide, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 20 March 1897
THE FEDERAL CONVENTION. THE PREPARATIONS. Adelaide. Friday. Great preparations are being made for the delegates on Monday. They will be enter tained at a garden party at Government House, on Thursday, and will dine with the Governor one evening. They, are to be enter tained at the Continental social, in the Ex hibition Gardens. Perth, Friday. The Premier and the Convention delegates leave for Adelaide by the Ballarat. The Western Australian delegates to the Federal Convention are expected to arrive ia Albany by this morning's train from Perth. They will proceed to Adalaide in the Ballaa rat to-morrow.
CRETE. GREEK PREPARATIONS FOR WAR. A GREEK BOAT SUNK. THE BLOCKADE POSTPONED. London, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 20 March 1897
CRETE. GREEK PREPARATIONS FOR WAR. A GREEK BOAT SUNK. THE BLOCKADE POSTPONED. London, Wednesday. The Grown Prince will command the Greek army in Thessaly. The Turks have pillaged the Christian villages outside Betimo. The insurgents and the Greeks hold possession of the interior of Crete. _,. The forces of the Powers have rescued the Moslems who were besieged at Kiassamo and Castelli. London, Thursday. Colonel Vassos has ordered the forma tion of an entrenchment at Sphakia. Speaking at Norwich Sir William Harcourt said that the Powers had the might and Greece the right. Lord Salisbury, he said, was covering Britain : with shame. i An Austrian cruiser has sank a Greek j boat carrying provisions and munitions ] of war to Heraklion. Colonial Vassos is collecting many stores at Sphakia. The blockade of Crete has been post poned until Sunday next in order to en courage the prospectif peaje.
THE MINISTER OF LANDS. SELECTIONS ON THE GREAT SOUTHERN LINE. Perth, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 20 March 1897
THE MINISTER OF LANDS. SELECTIONS ON THE GREAT SOUTHERN LINE. Perth, Friday. Mr. George Throssell, Minister of Lands, was entertained at a banquet at Northam on Thursday night. The Premier and Attorney General were unable to attend. Mr. Knight, Mayor of Northam, was in the chair. Mr. Throssell's health was proposed by Mr. J. T. Reid. In his reply Mr. Throssell said he did not agree with constructing more railways. There must be no more borrowing until it had been shown-that the loans already sanc tioned had been used for reproductive works. He hoped to be-able to furnish a monthly return of all binds applied for in every dis trict of the colony. The total quantity ap plied for on the Great Southern line in January and February was 23,000 acres under homestead lease and 56,000 acres nnder com pulsory improvements and conditional pur chase. The Minister was cordially received.
MINING NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 20 March 1897
MINING NOTES. Water bas been strack ia the main shaft of the Golden leases at Coolgardie at 130ft. Should the flow be sufficient a battery will be erected. Splendid gold has been struck in the Golden Ridge Proprietary. The Great Boulder are pushing on the erection of the electric light and rock-drilling plant. Very rich gold is being found in their northern drive. Very rich telluride is being obtained at Kalgurlie mines. The stone is so rich that the men employed are picking out specimens as the dirt is raised.
QUEENSLAND. VISIT OF STODDART'S TEAM. Brisbane, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 20 March 1897
QUEENSLAND. -» VISIT OP STOD DART'S TEAM. Brisbane, Friday. The Cricket Association has arranged for a special visit of Stoddarts English team to Queensland. THB Premier visits the Coolgardie gold fields on April 28. THE STEAMER NINEVEH.-On Wednesday the s.s. Nineveh anchored in the harbor. This is the vessel which had small-pox on board on her last trip from the Cape. The captain is at present detained in Melbourne owing to his suffering from the disease. The chief officer has command of the vessel. DESEBTEBB FROM THE FORTS.-Two gun* ners belonging to the garrison at the FortB de serted on Monday and have not been heard of since. They are supposed to have left the colony in the steamer Westralia, which sailed for 8ydney early oe Tuesday morning. The names of the deserters are Daniel Murphy and Edgar Strickland. LANTEBN ENTERTAINMENT.-Owing to the paucity of the attendance at the Town Hail on Wednesday evening, Mr. Chambers was obliged to postpone his lantern entertain ment. At 8,15...