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SPORTING. THE TURF. [BY TELEGRAPH.] N.-W.J.C. MAY MEETING. FIRST DAY. IVY WINS THE DOUBLE. ROEBOURNE, May 11. [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 14 May 1897
SPORTING. THE TURF. [bv telegraph.] (fsoji our own correspondent.) N.-WJ.C. MAY MEETING. First Day. IVY WINS TOT DOUBLE. Boedoubke, May 11. The races to-day passed off successfully, there being a large attendance. The racing •was good, though, owing to the heavy nature of the course, the times were not sensational. The results were: Maiden Hurdles, Of 20 so vs.; one and a half miles. Mini mnm weight, lOst. J. W. Wells'Strathmore (Short) ... 1 Brownlock (native) ... ... ... 2 "Valentine (native) ... ... ... 3 Won easily by ten lengths. Time, 3min 51 4-6sec. Dividend, 16s. Maiden Plate. Of 25 sovs.; one mile. Weight for age. II. Osbom's Thistle, 7st lib (MeGuire) 1 Mackay Bros. Wildflower, 8st 7ib (Jeffries) 2 Pebble, 7st 31b (Torpey) ... ... 3 Tjongfellow (Sst 9lb) was the enly other starter. Won by a length, there being half a length between second and third horses. Time, lmin 52 3-5sec. Dividend, £1 Is. Great North ken Handicap, Of 120 sovs.; two miles. T- E- Byass" Ivy, 4-yrs. by ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 14 May 1897
S. Tindall and Co. BOOK-KEEPERS, AND AUDITORS. Accounts Collected. Commissions Executed. Francis Street UAEBLE BAB Lost. LOST, Oil M"ay 6th, a CHEQUE, drawn by Templar Bros., in favor of j M. Kellett, for £17 Is., on the Union, Bank, Roeboume, No. 512545, on a Bank of New Sou ill Wales form. Payment stopped. Any person finding this cheque is re quested to communicate with H. T. TEMPLAR, Marble Bar. I A. T. Stmteidge, I AUCTIONEER, STOCK., STATION, A GENERAL COMMISSION AGENT, 1 Mining Agent, Sharebroker, I and | LEGAL MANAGES. I Sroebomue. j Draught and Saddle Horses for Sale, j Heavy Stocks of Harness and Saddlery ] kept up. Ageut for the Now Zealand Insur ance Co. All kinds of risks undertakes. Special Goldfields Rotes on application. HORSE SALES held every FRIDAY, at II o'clock, at his yards. Sole Agent for Robt. Smith's Harness and Saddlery. 6 From Marble Bar to Condon in Two Days. R. BUCKLAND "jP^EGS to intimate to the travelling public that he has established a Regular Coaching...
THE CANADIAN TARIFF. May 6. [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 14 May 1897
THE CANADIAN TARIFF. Mav 6. The Canadian Government hus deci ded that imports from New South Wales are to l>e admitted through Dominion ports under the same tariff as goods front the United Kingdom. Six Turkish officials who were con cerned in a massacre at Tokat, in Asia Minor in March last, have been sen tenced to death. Five of the twenty six anarchists re cently condemned to death in Barcelona were shot, the others being reprieved. At the International Postal Con ference, which opened at Washington on Wednesday, the delegates present repre sented sixty countries. Sir Evelyn Wood, Quarter-Master General, informed the Agent General for Victoria tliat the purchase by the ,.British War Office of horses for the army from Argentina was only an ex periment, and that enquiries would be made respecting the suitability of Aus tralian mounts.
S.A.J.C. MEETING. MORA WINS THE ADEAIDE CUP. ADELAIDE, May 5. [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 14 May 1897
S-A-J.C. MEETING. MORI WINS THE ADEAIDE CUP. Adelaide, May 5. The Sonth Australian Jockey Club were farored with fine weather on the Adelaide Cup day. The principal race of the meet ing was the Adelaide Cup, and great interest was taken in it, consequently the attendance was large and representative. Among those present were His Excellency the Governor, and the Blisses Buxton. The sport was interesting, and the race for tlie Cup was particularly good. The snm of £15,167 passed through the totali zator, or £100 more than was invested last. Cup Day. The scratching reduced the starters for the Cup to serenteen. Loyalty was the favorite, with Acton pretty close np. After this pair, however, came a wide gap in the prices, Mora being slightly in advance of Surefoot. The result of the race was as follows:— ADELAIDE CUP. Of 1,000 sovs.; second horse to receive 150 SOVS-, and third horse 50 sovs. out of stake For three-year-olds and upwards. One mile and fire furlongs. W. Marray's Moka (late...
SECOND DAY. May 12. [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 14 May 1897
Second Day. Mav 12. The racing to-day took place under favourable conditions, there being again a good attendance. The results of the racing are as follow:— Hvsdles, Of 30 sots. ; about one and a half miles. Bijou, lOst, Quill 1 Strathmore, 9st71b, Short 2 "Only tiro started. This was a slow race until the straight was entered, when Bijou came at a great pace, and beat Strath mo re by half a head. No time was taken, and there were no totalizator in refitments. Boebovebk Plitk, Of 2u bote.; fire furlongs. McFherson & Hatche's Onslow, 9st, Torpey ... 1 H- Osborn's Thistle, 7s191b, Sjrmons... 2 H- Maher'a Galena, 8st lllb, Brown ... 3 Gossip, Bucolic, Elfie, and Longfellow also started. Onslow ran splendidly, and won by a length and a half. Time, imin 7|sec. Dividend £1. Lashes* Bracelet, Of 15 govs.; one mile. Mrs. Gillam's Elfie, lOst 71b, Trewartha 1 Hiss Hicks* Bucolic, 9st 31b, Gray ... 2 Miss MahersDiamond Grain, lOst 91J Quill 3 There were only three starters, and the ev...
COLONIAL TROOPS AT HOME. LONDON, May 3. [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 14 May 1897
COLONIAL TROOPS AT HOME. London, May 3. General Lord Methuen has inspected the Sydney Mounted Rifles, and praised their smart appearance and soldierly bearing. May 4. The annual dinner of the Salters Coy., one of the city livery companies, •was held last evening. Among the visitors was Colonel Lassetter, in com mand of the Sydney Mounted Rifles, and in replying to the toast of his health, Colonel Lassetter stated tliat the colo nists were quite prepared to defend their own native shores. Speaking of the en croachments of foreign trade in British and Colonial markets, Colonel Lassetter expressed regret that the Colonics were unable to exclude German and Yankee bagmen, but honed that some scheme of commercial union might be established by which Great Britain would be ren dered able to reap the fullest advantage from her colonies.
SOUTH AFRICAN AFFAIRS INCREASING BRITISH TROOPS. THE CAPE MINISTRY. VOTE OF NO CONFIDENCE. LONDON, May 2. [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 14 May 1897
SOUTH AFRICAN AFFAIRS INCREASING BRITISH TROOPS. THE CAPE MINISTRY. VOTE OF NO CONFIDENCE. London, May 2. It is proposed to increase the Cape Mounted Rifles by 1,000 men; also the Mounted Police force hy 500 men. A vote of no confidence in the Cape Ministry, was on Friday last only defeated by the casting vote of the Speaker. London, May 3. Mr. Chamberlain lias iuforuied the Raid Committee that until the day be fore Dr. Jameson crossed the Transvaal border the British Government was ignorant of any such intention. The official papers laid on the tabic of the Cape Assembly, show that Mr. \\r. P. Schreiuer regarded the closing of the Vaal drifts, or fords, as a breach of the London Convention. London, May 5. The Royal Dublin Fusileers, stationed at Simla, India, have been ordered to proceed to Cape Colony.
TELEGRAMS. WAR IN EUROPE GREECE AND TURKEY. GREEK GOVERNMENT CHANGED. PRINCESS SOPHIE HOOTED. TURKS DEFEATED AT VELESTINO GREAT BATTLE RAGING AT PHARSAL[?]. [BY CABLE] LONDON, May 1. [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 14 May 1897
TELEGRAMS. WAR IN EUROPE GREECE AND TURKEY. GREEK GOVERNMENT CHANGED. PRINCESS SOPHIE HOOTED. TURKS DEFEATED AT VELESTINO GREAT BATTLE RAGING AT PHARSAL-V. [by cable] London. May ]. Yolo, the most important Greek port north of Athens has been eva cuated. The Tnrks have occupied Jarkos, to the extreme north of Larissa. Preparations are being made to land marines at Athens should they he needed. Through refusing to acceed to the Kiug's request that ho should re sign, M. Delzannis, the Greek Pre mier, has been dismissed from office. Consequent upon this, a Coalition Government was formed. M. lialli, the leader of the Opposition objects to re-organising the army, aud is in favor of concluding an honorable peace. The Turks are now attack'n£ Pharsala, the most important point on the Greek second line of defence. May 2. The Greeks who have returned to Larissa are amazed to fiud their pro perty intact. Those resideuts who did not hike to flight were treated kindly by the Turks. The Rational...
THE IMPERIAL BUDGET. [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 14 May 1897
THE IMPERIAL BUDGET. By the Budget, an additional £200000 for strengthening the garrison at Cape Town, and £50,000 for additions to the navy, have been provided for. The revenue received by the Chan cellor of the Exchequer for last year amounted to £103,360,000. whilst the expenditure totalled £101,791,000. •.During the debate on the Budget. Sir W, Harcourt accused Mr. Chamberlain of endeavouring to provoke war in South Africa, and Mr. Chamberlain re torted that die language of the leader of the Opposition was pernicious, dan gerous, and highly unpatriotic, and was calculated to emharass the Government and jeopardise peace. London, May 2. The Princess of Wales is appealing on liehalf of a jubilee fund to ^provide a week's dinners for the poorest of the in habitants of London slums. London, May 3. Chief Justice Way has been sworn in as a member of the Judicial Committee. The Chinese special envoy to England, Chang Yin Huau, is enraged because he is being subjected to quarantine, like...
GAMING HOUSE KEEPER SENTENCED. [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 14 May 1897
GAMING HOUSE KEEPER SENTENCED. In the City police court vesterda}'. Sun Kee was sentenced to three months imprisonment on a charge of keeping a common gaming house. Isotice of appeal was given in order to determine whether puka loo was a gntne or lotterj', and pending the decision, de fendant was released on bail. Pertii, May 6. At Subiaco, yesterday, a child named Sydney Roy Rawson aged 16 months, fell into a tub of water and was drowned. The s.s. Sultan, of Holt's Blue Funnel Liuc. successfully steamed into the Swan River yesterday, steered by Lady Forrest, and was moored at the south qua}\ The net increase to the population of the colony by excess of arrivals over departures, at all ports, during the month of April was 2,192 persons. It lias been declared that the gold ex port during the month of April was 39,6G0oz, us against 16,772oz for the corresponding mouth last 3'ear. During the month of April 57 China men arrived in this colony, and only five left, A number of Greek colon...
BRITISH AND FOREIGN. GENERAL NEWS. LONDON, May 1. [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 14 May 1897
BRITISH AND FOREIGN. GENERAL NEWS. London, May 1. The Presbyterian Synod lias rejected i a petition praying that Dr. Watson ; should be cited for heresy. Dr. Watson, who writes under the uoin de plume of " Iau Maelaren," is the author cf | " Miiul of the Master," the " Upper Room," and many other widely-read works. His opinions as expressed in his novels have at times given much offence to the " uuco' guid " members of the K-irk. The German Government has refused to prosecute Peters for cruelty and immorality among the natives of East Africa. The Colonial Agents-General have secured a stand from which Colonials will be able to witness the Jubilee pro cessiou on June 22. Sir George Grey is dyiug. Germany has protested against the United States Sugar Duties, under ibe Dingley Tariff Bill, and is threatening to retaliate.
DISTRICT NEWS. TAMBOURRAH. TAMBOURRAG, May 5. [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 14 May 1897
DISTRICT NEWS. TAMBOURRAH. [from our owx corresfondext! Tamboubbah, May 5 Following the public meeting here, one has l>een held at Western Shaw, at which Mr. F. G. McGregor presided, and a number of resolutions were carried with regard to the furtherance of matters mentioned in my last, the result being that a progress committee representing both places was formed, to the energy of which we look forward for the consum mation of our wishes. Last week we were visited and ad dressed by both candidates for the suffrages of this electorate. Mr. Kings mill, who spoke to the same effect as at other centres, did so concisely and well, and obtained a unanimous vote of confi dence. Mr. Edgcuinbe, who Followed on Saturday, did not seem to impress his hearers with the idea that he was an heaven-horn lnw maker, or even that he would be r. useful representative for the Pilbarra district, consequently he did not make much headway here. How ever, it is satisfactoiy to have seen and heard him, as...
BURIED ALIVE. [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 14 May 1897
BURIED ALIVE. A railway guard named Parsons was buried alive up to his neck in the old rifle butts, on the south beach, at Buu burv, from last Tuesday until Thursday, a period of 48 hours. The structure collapsed while lie was undressing to bathe, and when rescued Parsons was very weak, but is expected to recover. The Premier and Lady Forrest accom panied by a secretary, leave to-night by special train for Albany en route to London. The Bishop of Perth, who was fare welled last night, also leaves by the Rome 1 and will probably bring back the Bishop of Coolgardie with him. j During Sir John Forrest's absence, Mr. Wittenoom will be acting Premier, and Mr. S. Burt, Q.C., remains Attorney General, as he has too much work to do. A sixth Minister is likely to be appoin ted to assist Mr. Wittenooin in his de partmental work.