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QUEENSLAND. BRISBANE, August 31. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 2 September 1905
QUEENSLAND. BRISBANE, August 81. | Ralph Stephens was shot dead by his brother on a farm at Middleridge yesterday. An employee on the farm heard the report of a gun and on in vestigating the cause found the dead body of Stephens outside the back door of the house. Herbert Stephens, who was standing close by, told the em ployee to go to town and get an ambulance and inform the police. He said a quarrel arose during breakfast over an invention, and Herbert shot his brother with a gun which was always kept loaded in the house. Stephens went to Toowoomba and gave himself up to the police.
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. ADELAIDE, AUGUST 30. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 2 September 1905
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. ADELAIDE, AUGUST 30. Residents in the neighbourhood of Mt. Lofty rose from their beds yester day to behold the surrounding country covered with snow. The fall was the heaviest that has taken place in the Ranges for many years. Reports from the country show that snow fell in numerous localities, extending as far north as Wirrabara, Blinman, and Bnndaleer. The Hills were white, in places the snow being four feet deep. The fall was especially heavy in the Barossa Hills.
VICTORIA. MELBOURNE, August 27. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 2 September 1905
VICTORIA. MELBOURNE, August 27. j A deputation representing Chinese and others in all the States waited upon the Prime Minister yesterday with a request that the Common wealth should take steps to prohibit the im portation of opium. Mr. Deakin promised to give the matter con sideration. The Federal Treasurer (Sir John Forrest) declines to name those who disparage the Australian States, but recognising that injury has been done by such slanderers, has instructed the Agents-General to prevent the mis representation which he thinks is made by Londoners. On the South Melbourne ground to-day during the progress of a foot ball match, an elderly spectator named Watson dropped dead during the most exciting part of the play. At the time bo fell he was " barracking " loudly. A fatal accident occurred at the Trnnk' Lead, Ballarat, yesterday. Eric and Harold Simms, sons of a farmer at Cardigan, were shooting. The latter was in the act of raising his gun to fire at a bird when Eric stepped in fr...
INTERCOLONIAL NEWS. NEW SOUTH WALES. SYDNEY, August 27. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 2 September 1905
INTERCOLONIAL NEWS. » NEW SOUTH WALES. SYDNEY, August 27. A collision between the Austrian cruiser Panther and H.M.S. Chal lenger was narrowly averted yester day. The Panther slipped her moor ings at Farm Cove to leave port for Brisbane, but for some unexplained reason she steamed right for the Challenger. The foreign craiser got alarmingly near to the British war ship, when by reversing her engines and dropping her anchors she was pulled up. There was great excite ment on board both vessels, for as the Panther was fitted with a ram capable of working great destruction the consequences -would have been serious in the event of a collision. In the hurry of letting go the anchors the chains were permitted to foul. A party of bluejackets and divers were ordered from* Garden Island to the Panther's assistance, and the task of disentangling the chains was found to be a difficult one. It was not till early afternoon that the Panther cleared the Heads. A case of poisoning under nnusual circ...
SECOND DAY. PERTH, August 31. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 2 September 1905
SECOND DAT. PERTH, AUGUST 31. The second day of the Kalgoorlie Racing Club'e annual meeting was held yesterday. The following are the results: Kurrawang Hardies. .. The Waster 1 Seymour ... 2 Tortoise 3 Federal Welter Plate. Donovan 1 Try Again .. 2 Metal 3 KALGOOBLIE CUP, one and a half miles. The Snail 1 Circulus 2 Czarovitch 3 Won easily. Betting.-8 to 1 against the winner. Time, 2 min. 37 sec. Epsom Handicap. La Simmer 1 Claras 2 Floral 3 Federal Welter Purse. Pegasus ... ... 1 Beggar man ... 2 Bowley Onslow 3 Gnarlbine Handicap. Fop 1 Honeydew ... ... ... 2 Try Again ... 3
LOCAL AND GENERAL. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 2 September 1905
LOCfAL AND GENERAL. » AMETHYSTS ON THE ASKBUBTON.-A rumour has gained currency that amethysts have been discovered on the Ashburton. The news was first circulated in Perth, but j no particulars concerning the alleged find ? have yet been made public. i - . . - : j SUPPOSED MUBDSB AT BBOOME.-The j dead body of a man named Lieblied, who is supposed to have been murdered, was discovered in the mangroves at Broome yesterday. Three Malays have been ar- I rested on suspicion of having committed the murder; .. . HARBOUB IMPBOVEMENTS.-The Mayor (Mr. G. Baston) received the following telegram from the member for the district (Mr. Butcher) last evening:-" Govern ment have decided to proceed at once with the protection of the foreshore and bridge. The money is now available." . DEATHS.-Word has been received that Mr. Sydney Hedley, formerly of Condon j and Port Hedland, dropped dead in Bus- J selton on Wednesday-Capt. Pin come re ceived news last mail of the death in Fngland of Tom. Sargeant, ...
SPORTING. KALOOORLIE RACES. PERTH, August 28. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 2 September 1905
SPORTING. KAiOOORLIE BACES. PERTH, August 28. A large crowd was present at the open- j ing day of the Kalgoorlie race meeting oa j Saturday, the results of which were as j follows: Hardies. Lord Middleton ... ... 1 Pegasus ... 2 Mantis 3 Spring Stakes. Nothos 1 Fifeness ... 2 Best Man 3 Hannan'a Handicap, one mile. . Perplex ... f Saltillo t Circnltts 3 , Time, 1 min. 44} sees. A splendid race, l-esulting in a dead heat between the two first horses, the owners of which agreed to divide the stake. Ladies' Bracelet. Durbar 1 Snail 2 Sport Royal 3 Flying Handicap. Morning MiBt 1 ClarnB ... 2 Bustaff 3 Goldfields Stakes. T.M.S 1 ; Naughty ... 2 Leader 3 j
MUNICIPAL COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 2 September 1905
MUNICIPAL COUNCIL. The regular fortnightly meeting of the Carnarvon Municipal Council was held on Tuesday last, there being present: The Mayor (Mr. G. Baston), and Crs. E. H. Angelo, C. H. Dunlop and W. G. Fenxiell. The minutes of the previous meet ing were read and confirmed. MUNICIPALITIES BILL. The Under-Secretary, Colonial Secretary's Department, forwarded a draft copy of the Bill for the con solidation of the law relating to municipalities, and asked the council if it wished to make any suggestions with regard to effecting alterations. The Mayor said it seemed to. him the matter was one for a full or special meeting of the council to deal with, but if any action were to be taken it must be taken with as little delay as possible, as the Bill would shortly be placed before Parliament. After discussing the matter it was decided to reply to the Under-Secre tary to the effect that after due con sideration the council had decided to offer no suggestions concerning the Bill. OIL ENGIN...
ALLEGED NATIVE MURDERS. PRISONERS BEFORE THE MARBLE BAR COURT. PERTH, August 24. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 2 September 1905
ALLEGED NATIVE MURDEBS. PRISONERS BEFORE THE MARBLE BAR COURT. PEBTH, August 24. The aboriginal natives Monkey and Toby -were before tbe Marble Bar police court again to-day on a charge of murdering certain persons un known. Tbe principal evidence given was that of Dr. Durack, who stated that be made an examination of tbe remains of one person. They were those of a middle-aged Australian aboriginal native, and had probably been in the gronnd a few years. The other remains were very incomplete, many bones being missing and others white ant eaten. They were those of a very old person, an Australian aboriginal, and the cause of death was most probably old age. They bad been buried many years. The prosecution asked for a remand, bat the bench refused to grant the appli cation and the prisoners were dis charged. Very little interest was evinced in the case from the start, and there are no more charges against the natives, who will probably be taken to Nullagine and there released.
BOARD OF HEALTH. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 2 September 1905
BOARD OF HEALTH. Present: Same as council. The minutes of the previous meet ing were read and confirmed. An account from C. R. Evring for £3 16s. 6d. was passed for payment. The secretary read a statement showing the state of the finances of the board from November I, 1904, to August 22, 1905. This showed that the overdraft of £62 lis. 4d. on January 1 had been reduced to £33 18s. at the present time. A list of outstanding amounts due to the council was also read. There being no further business, the board rose. CRICKET.-This afternoon & match which is being looked forward to with a deal of pleasure will be played between the Car narvon Cricket Club and a team from Brick House Station. .The Carnarvon team consists of the following players t P. Sheard (capt.), W. E. Irvine" (vice capt.), Gr. FOBS, V. FOBS, G. Boston, H. £, Powell, N. Morgan, B. Coleman, W. CI. lies, F. McDermott, and M. IiandellB, Emergencies: H. Noooan, F. Sheard, F. Morgan, and G. Smith. The Brick House tea...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 2 September 1905
HOTELS. tff""0" "Oft*, J. P. P1NC0MBE, Proprietor. 9 This well-appointed Hotel commands a pleasant view of the ocean. .THE PRO PRIETOR HAS SPAEED NO EXPENSE TO MAKE IT THE LEADING HOTEL IN THE DISTRICT. Country visitors and the travelling public will find this Hotel par excellence in all respects, and every care and attention to ensure their comfort can be relied on. The interior of the premises, being so designed as to give a continual airiness to the lofty apartments, yet maintaining the strictest privacy, affords an ad vantage which will be justly appreciated. The Hotel Department is tinder the direct control of Mrs. Pincombe. Large and convenient BILLIARD-ROOM, DINING-ROOM, SITTING-ROOMS, &c., with good attendance and FIRST-CLASS APPOINTMENTS. None but the BEST BRANDS OF LIQUORS are kept, and the Proprietor trusts by paying earnest attention to th® wants of liis patrons, to merit the support of the public generally. Plunge and Shower Baths. Good Stabling and Attentive Os...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 2 September 1905
i Metal Ceilings. Metal Side Walls. Is. 3d. per square yard. Note tlie reduction. LARGE STOCKS. Splatt, Wall & Co., PIER ST., PERTH. Wm. NEWMAN, - General Storekeeper and Agent . . . . . . . . Yankee Town . . . . Two Miles from Carnarvon. A full assortment of Groceries, Drapery, Boots, &c., stocked. Chaff and Oats always on hand.