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POLICE COURT. ALBAKT: SATURDAY, FKBBUABY 20. [Before Mr. B. G. Lottie, B.M.] UNSOUND MIND. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 23 February 1897
POLICE COURT. ALBAKT : SATURDAY, FKBBUABY 20. f Before Mr. B. G. Lottie, B.M. ] UNSOUND MIND. William, Young, who wa3 found wandering about at Bremei Bay, and supposed to be of unsound mind, was brought before the Bench and remanded for a week for medical exami nation. MONDAY, FEBRUARY 22. SLEEPING IN A STABLE. Theodore Lindall was charged with sleep ing in the stables at the rear of the Free masons' Hotel. Constable Pierce said he found the prisoner asleep in the coachhouse of the Freemasons' Hotel. He appeared to have been drinking. When asked what he was doing there prisoner said he had not been able to obtain accommodation any where, and thought he would sleep in the stable. The constable stated be believed lodgings could have been had at some of the boarding-houses. Prisoner said he was a stranger in the town, and was going to work at Denmark. He was discharged with a caution.
KATANNING: MONDAY, FEBRUABY 15. (Before Hr. W. E. Adam, B.H.) LIGHTING FIBES. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 23 February 1897
KATANNING : MONDAY, FEBBUABY 15. (Before Hr. W. E. Adam, B.H.) LIGHTING FIBES. William Pemble was charged with having negligently allowed a fire to be lit on his property within the time prohibited by the Act. After hearing brief evidence, His Worship inflicted a fine of £1. Peter McGuin.net», charged with dis orderly conduct at Cook's Boyal Exchange Hotel, was sentenced to 7 days' imprison ment, and at his own request was placed upon the prohibited liBt for one year. SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 20. Prank J. D. Willder was charged with having on January 28 last negligently allowed a fire to be lighted in the school ground at Marracoonda in contravention of the provisions of the Act. The defendant pleaded guilty, but in order to get a better idea of the damage, His Worship asked for the evidence of the principal witness. J. P. Turner said-I am a farmer at Marracoonda, and my farm adjoins the school ground. On the 26th nit. I was told that there was a fire in my paddock where 1 kept stock. I w...
OUR OPEN COLUMN. THE PRICE OF MEAT. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 23 February 1897
OUR OPEN COLUMN. THE PRICE OF MEAT. TO THE EDITOR. SIB,-The long-suffering and patient en dnrancé of the Albany people most certainly, from the butcher's point of view, be highly commended. Here are we paying the notorious prices which we do, viz., 5d per lb. for the most inferior portion of beef and mutton, and 7d and 8d for chops and steak. For these you mnst have an extra sharp knife even to cut, let alone the question of biting it or digestion. In any of the other colonies-and I have been in all of them people can get the very primest parts of the beast at 4d per lb., whilst for inferior parts ld a lb. ia the usual price. Nor is this all. Here you cannot even get what you order. On several occasions lately the cook has been told to order a certain joint, and something quite different has been sent. Now, sir. from all I can understand, the same number of butchers made a living and did well when meat was not nearly so dear, and (he popula tion about half what it is at present. I h...
FOBEIGI CABLES. [FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT] The Raid Inquiry. FURTHER ADMISSIONS BY MR. RHODES. London, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 23 February 1897
fOBEIGI CABLES. -. [FROM OUB CORRESPONDENT] The Haid Inquiry. FURTHER ADMISSIONS BY MR. RHODES. London, Saturday. Mr. Rhodes has admitted that Lord ' Rosemead (Sir Hercules Robinson) was aware of the movement among the Uit landeis and was willing in the event of the rising taking place to proceed to the Transvaal to mediate with President Kroger in favor of the Uitlanders being granted civil rights. Lord Rosemead, however, was not aware that prepara tions were being made for the raid, nor was he aware of his (Mr. Rhodes) con nection with it. He did not inform the Chartered Company of the intention to commit the raid nor any of the directors, with the exception, perhaps, of Mr. McGuire. He had only cabled to Mr. Harris his London agent. He ad mitted that his conduct was indefensible except with the object of advancing the interests of Sonth Africa and the Char tered Company. His desire was to es tablish a federal union and it had been his intention to leave the decision of the Transv...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 23 February 1897
O Y A l . G K OBOS HOTS!» ALBANY, W. A. Hecognised aa the Beat Family Hotel. Has been entirely renovated and modernised for the convenience and comfort of Vasiiofs; lB7m E. REYNOLDS, Proprietor. ____ nert"j . .- ' - J^d^£¿^É^BGE HOTEL Tariff Low. Table par Excellence. Baths Billiards, Stabling, &c Liquors and Cigare guaranteed of the bot Brands. E. REYNOLDS, 157m (Recently from England) Proprietor*
YORK-GREENHILLS RAILWAY. DECISION OF THE GOVERNMENT. THE MOUNT HARDY BOUTS. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 23 February 1897
YORK-GREENHILLS RAILWAY. DECISION OF THE GOVERNMENT. THE MOUNT HARDY BOUTS. Tbe Commissioner for Railways fMr.'F. H. Piesse) lost no time in bringing the matter of the York-Greenhills railway, under the notice of the other members of the Ministry, and yesterday a decision as to what route should be .adopted was arrived at. It will be re membered that on Monday last an influential deputation from York and Greenhills was introduced to Mr. Piesse, and the construction of the railway from York to Greenhills through Mount Bardy was advocated. The deputation Bhowed bow unanimous the feeling was with regard to this rontej and the Com missioner, in replying, said that he would consult with his colleagues on the subject. The decision arrived at is. that the railway shall be constructed along 'the Mount Hardy route as the deputation asked. Not, how ever, from York, bat from a point about 60 chains on the Beverley aide of York. There are some engineering difficulties along that route, but it i...
WHY NOT LlYE A CENTURY? [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 23 February 1897
WHY NOT LlYE A CENTURY? "ID the coming time," said a famous English poet," "a man or woman eighty or one hundred years oM will be more beautiful than lite youth or maiden of twenty, as the ripe fruit is more beautiful and fragrant than tiie green: These ripe men and women will have no wrinkles on the brorr, no grey hair, no bent and feeble boiiea._ .On the contra .-y they will h*ve perfect hearing, clear eyesight, Bound teeth, elastic step, and mental vigour." Does- this sound absurd" and impossible? Why should it P People over one hundred years old are frequently met with in these days, as they have been as far as human re cords go back. A man is of no real value until he is past fifty and gained control of h e passions and acquired some practical wisdom. After-that lie ought to have from .fifty to seventy-five working years before him. Whoso dies short of one hundred (bar violence) die« of his own fol'y or that of his a cest irs. On . chief thing, however, we must learn. What is i...
FEDERATION. THE CONVENTION. WESTERN AUSTRALIA TO BE BEPBESENTED. Perth, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 23 February 1897
FEDERATION. THE CONVENTION. WESTERN AUSTRALIA TO BE BE PBESENTED. Perth, Monday. A new and somewhat sadden development has taken place in the attitude of this colony towards the forthcoming Federal Convention. Since Sir John Forrest returned to the colony he has been in constant. telegraphic com munication with the premiers of the other colonies and the result is that a special meet ing of the Cabinet was called for Monday to fix a date for issuing writs for the Convention elections. It has been arranged that Western Australia shall send representatives to the Convention and return in time to take part in the General Elections in May next. It is thought that tbe Convention will only occupy three weeks in framing a Constitution and then there will -be ample time to proceed with our own electsons. The announcement has occasioned con siderable surprise in political circles in Perth.
The Arbitration Treaty. London, Sunday. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 23 February 1897
The Arbitration Treaty. London, Sunday. I The Arbitration Treaty is regarded as shelved for the session, chiefly owing to the hostility of the silver senators. THE GENERAL ELECTION.-Mr. George Paterson is mentioned as a probable opponent of Mr. George, M.L.A. for the representation of the Murray district.' FIRING AT THE WRONG MAN. - On Saturday a man named James Hardy John son was arrested at Black Flag for having fired two shots at a man whose name is not stated, but whom Johnson mistook for Thomas Cunningham with whom he had previously quarrelled. F. A. H Weston's African Medical Wonder cures Chronic Constipation, Kidney, Liver, Blood and Skin Diseases, and is the best Nerve Food tiie world of botany can produce. ' Ia, curative action on the liver, elegenti but gentle aperient properties, and wonderful Tonic qualities, have commended themselves to myself and wire (neeDocy Stewart.)"-Signed, Henry Ji'. Harwood, late Harwood & Co., proprietors Theatre Royal, Melbourne. Price...
NEW SOUTH WALES. KILLED BY COLD WATER. DRINKING WHILE IN A HEATED STATE. Broken Hill, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 23 February 1897
NEW SOUTH WALES. KILLED BY COLD WATER. DRINKING WHTLËTIN A HEATED STATE. Broken HUI, Saturday. At the inquest on the body of Patrick Heggarty, who fell dead in the street, the medical evidence showed that death was pos> sibly due to the deceased having drunk cold water when he was in a heated state, A verdict was returned of death from natural causes, accelerated by contusion of the brain, due to water drinking. FEDERATION. THE CONTENTION. CARDINAL MORAN'S CANDIDATURE. Sydney, Monday. Cardinal Moran's candidature was the sub ject of reference in many Protestant churches yesterday. At most of the churches excep tional objection was taken to the Cardinal's statement that he had resolved to "crush once and. for ever ¿nti-Boman Catholic bigotry," The Cardinal states that he has learned with surprise that the citizens have misinterpreted what he said. His sole desire is to secure religions equality among all citizens. FIRE. A fire at the Oxford 'Hotel, Waverley, re sulted ia the death...
INTEKCOLQNIAL. VICTORIA. A HAWKER'S SAD END, Melbourne, Saturdry. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 23 February 1897
ÍNTEKCOLQNIAL. VICTORIA. A HAWKER'S SAD END, Melbourne, Saturdry. The body of an old man in a greatly de composed state, was found near Yarrawoonga yesterday. A partly-harnessed horse and a covered waggon were close by. The horse was dead, the saddle being ander the belly and the collar reversed. The man had his arms and leg doubled under bim and had £5 in his pockets. In the vehicle were several cases of fruit, bedding, etc. The deceased is believed to have been a hawker named Charles Horton, from Corowa and Deniliquin with trait. An opened verdict was returned, SHIP Hü DISTRESS. BELIEVED TO BE THE MABITTA. Melbourne, Monday. Cape Otway reports that a steamer is in ward bound with one sail set, and showing signals of distress, and evidently disabled. She is believed to be the A.U.B.N. Co's Maritta, bound to Newcastle from Western Australia. GULF OF MABTABAN. The steamer Gulf of Martaban, with the .New South Wales contingent of mounted infantry for London, has arrived here. THE PBEM...
Australian Hardwoods for Paving. London, Sunday, [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 23 February 1897
Australian Hardwoods for Paving. London, Sunday, j Mr. Richards, of Sydney, Das reaa a paper on hardwoods for paring streets before one hundred members of the As sociation of Municipal and Country Engineers. In an animated discussion that followed it was agreed that a new light had been thrown on the Australian hardwoods by Mr. Richards. It was stated by Mr. Richards that blackbutt produced «the most sanitary and durable and at the same time noiseless paving blocks. The engineers asked for quota tions for 2000 loads of blackbutt 9x3 delivered in the Thames.
CRETE. AGITATION IN FAVOR OF GREECE. DEMONSTRATION OF PARIS STUDENTS. London, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 23 February 1897
CRETE. AGITATION IN FAVOR OF GREECE. DEMONSTRATION OF PARIS STUDENTS. London, Saturday. A large Radical meeting has been held in London in favor of Greece being allowed to annex Grete. The Powers, especially Russia, Ger many and Austria, are greatly incensed at the obstinacy of Greece. Colonel Yassos has compelled the Turkish outposts at Plantina to retreat to Canea, and he has captured Port Voukoulies, killing 100 men and losing eleven. The British have prevented Greek steamers from landing powder and food where the coast is protected by the Powers. The popular feeling in France and Italy is strongly in favor of Greece. The Italian Premier, the Marquis di Rodini, is supporting Great Britain with regard to Crete. The Powers decline to take any notice of the proclamation of Colonel Yassos in which he declares he has annexed the island for Greece. The Emperor William is reported to be furious at the refusal of Great Britain to blockade the Pireaus, and the German newspapers say that t...
THE SANITARY CONDITION OF PERTH. EXPLOSION IN A DEY WELL, CASES OF DIPTHERIA. THE OVERCROWDING OF STEAMERS. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 23 February 1897
THE SANITARY CONDITION OF PERTH. EXPLOSION IN A DEY WELL, CASES OF DIPTHERIA. THE OVERCROWDING OF STEAMERS. The following is an extract from the Wat Australian's report of a meeting of she' Perth City Connell held on Thursday last : Dr. O'Connor, in reply to the Acting; Mayor, said a good number of fever cases had been reported and one case of diphtheria. Three cases of the latter disease had been re ported last week from Bayswater. The last case, reported that afternoon, was in Lamb street. The fever cases occurred in Perth. Subiaco, Claremont, Cottesloe, and in fact all over the country, including the goldfields ano*, the timber mill districts. There was a lot cf fever at Mundaring, and some at the Canning mills. The Acting-Mayor : It has been said at the Medical Board that a lot of this feyer is doe to people coming to the colony, ls that sot Dr. O'Connor: Yes, I think so. Them have been fifteen cases from the steamers which have come from the Eastern colonies. This was, I think,...