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THE MINISTER OF MINES AGAIN. [Newspaper Article] — West Australian Sunday Times — 6 March 1898
THE MINISTER OF MINES AGAIN. It will be seen bj the letter printed below that the Minister of Mines has been once more exposed in those peculiarly degrading and discreditable acts of political trickery which make his official career the precise model of every- thing which a public man should avoid. The North-East Coolgardie constituency has on varions occa- sions applied through its repre- sentative for such shaies of the public revenue as it was entitled to obtain, and the moneys so asked for have been promised, after the due and proper amonnt of Minis- terial chaffering But when the time came for paying these sub- sidies over to the persons in- terested the cash was never forthcoming, and when, after long delay it was sent, it was forwarded tbrou»li the member for thc pro- vince instead of the member for the electorate, wi»h thc evident intention of imbuing the electors with the idea that their member's unpopularity with the Minister of Mines was prejudicial to the r in- terests. ...
EAST FREMANTLE V. METROPOLITAN. [Newspaper Article] — West Australian Sunday Times — 6 March 1898
EAST FREMANTLE V. METROPOLITAN. East Fremantle won the toss, and Watts and Marcroft opened to the Growling of Bishop and Duffy. The scoring was very Blow, Bishop's bowl- ing being very deadly. Not till the sixth, wicjot hadifallen was' anything.. iîlçë a stana "made," when S. Byers and Rickards stemmed the tide of disaster for a time. Moore was the only other player to make a stand, and at 5.30 the innings closed for a total of 97.
PERTH v. KARRAKATTA. PERTH. [Newspaper Article] — West Australian Sunday Times — 6 March 1898
PERTH v. KARRAKATTA. PERTH. Dónela, b Carlton . 34 Hardwicke, b Carlton. 4 Oldham, b Gouly ... ... 4 Carter, st. Johnson, b Carlton 4 Wilkinson, c Swan, b Kelsey... 6 Blackburn, st. Johnson, b Kel- sey -. 5 Kelsall, b Carlton . 30 King, b Kelsey. 7 Francisco, run out . 2 Brown, runout... ... 7 Deakin, not out... . 5 Sundries ... . 6 Total . 114
WITH THE ACTING-TREASURER. [Newspaper Article] — West Australian Sunday Times — 6 March 1898
WITH THE ACTING-TREASURER. " Is the Acting Premier engaged ?" " Tés ; a great deal too busy to talk to you newspaper fellows." "Don't be uncivil. Eememberyou are a public servant and weare the public's real representatives. We have only one question to ask, but it is important. Why do you belittle the colony by leaving its creditors unpaid ?" " What do you mean ?" " We mean that yon keep your un- fortunate tradespeople waiting week after week for their lawful money. They pay for material and foi* tiie wages . to have it made np,. and you take their goods and break their hearts with worry and anxiety. We know of small tradesmen whose payments have been delayed for many months, of debts that ought to be measured by tens-of pounds'left to run up to hundreds, and of small «rants that have remained unpaid'until they were useless when they did come tardily to hand." - " Dash your impertinence. At any rate we owe you nothing." . " That's all right Keep your hair on. Now for another questio...
VESTE DAY'S MATCHES. SENIORS. [Newspaper Article] — West Australian Sunday Times — 6 March 1898
? VESTE DAY'S MATCHES SENIORS. j TWJO games werë commenced yesterday on the W.A.C.A. Ground. The weather was cool | I aud dull, which made matters very much easier for the players, bnt j there was only a limited attendance. ; The principal interest centered in the M..C.C.-East Fremantle game on the East wicket. The other I match, between thc Karrakatta I and Perth Clubs, attracted little I notice, from its expected one sidedness.
PUBLIC OPINION Declares: [Newspaper Article] — West Australian Sunday Times — 6 March 1898
PUBLIC OPINION Declares : That Bayley's United is picking up again. That the Kaiser counts for little in European affairs. That New South Wales is forging swiftly ahead in population. That the Chinese Question is not worth the life of a single English soldier. That Governor Smith acted benevolently to tiie people left behind last Sunday at Rottnest. That it cannot matter where the capital of anything so dead as Federal Aus- tralia is situated. That the Ministry have the pluck to accuse but not to prosecute their de- faulting servants. That i the number , of Sunday services contrasts strongly with the number of Sunday worshippers. - * That the new Fremantle roadway -will burst up with the first breath - of next summer's , heat wave.' That the prospects of Federation, are ? . very-zn&ch dimmer than ever, and our delegates' doings contemptibly inept. That councillors who have been guests at a concert should not sing to the singers when the latter become guests in turn. That the...
[?]orts and [?]etorts. "The story of Cambuscan bold." FROM A POETICAL TOTHERSIDER. [Newspaper Article] — West Australian Sunday Times — 6 March 1898
Certs atór Retorts. " The story of Cambuscan bold." FROM A POETICAL T'OTHEKSIDEK. " rhis is the forest primeval/' wrote Longfellow years ago. Little deeming 'twould furnish me matter for jest, But, you see, he didn't know W. A. Nor the reading that we have adopted to-day, When we wish to express the true cause of our w e. We simply transpose the two last words'-and so We get-" This is the prime evil - Porjjest!" * # * It is a cut-Lous thing that the Ifiss of the Maine^ instead of en- couraging the jingoes in the United States to howl more loudiy for war with Spain should have knocked them sideways, endways, and all ways. But it bas done su. They see that even the loss of this one "ship-not a very big or powerful one either-'-has seriously weak ened their navy, and that if their warships come to such grief in peace they might quickly vanish altogether if hostilities were began with Spain, whose fleet is by no means despicable. They need also to talk fight to England, bat now _Î . . *...
KALGOORLIE RACES SECOND DAY. SATURDAY. [Newspaper Article] — West Australian Sunday Times — 6 March 1898
KALGOORLIE RAGES SECOND DAY. SATURDAY. There was a good attend- ance this afternoon, the weather being fine. Great inter- est was being taken in the results of the Flemington races, which were posted up on the course by ; the West Australian Press Agency in grand time. The programme opened with the Hnrdle Race, which resulted as follows: HURDLE RACE. -. Gold and Black ... ... 1 Wild Wave ... ... 2 Shandon ... .... .... ... 3 i .. ..- " " . ! Cr AL to WA Y HANDICAP. ' ' Moonlight ... ... ... Î Wait-on ... ... - .il 2 WELTES HANDICAP, &lt; - Common ..." \... ... 1 Speculation .... ... ... 2 Golden King ... .: 3 KALGOORLIE HANDICAP.. Yale Lock ... . 1 Tapean ... ... ..v .... 2 Blackwood' ... ... ... 3 Only the three starters breasted the barrier. SELLING RACE. Star ... ... - 1 Florence... ... ... ... 2 FAREWELL HANDICAP. Common Verna Summer 1 2 3
HERR RASSMUSSEN, THE CELEBRATED DANISH HERBALIST, VISITING PERTH and FREMANTLE. [Newspaper Article] — West Australian Sunday Times — 6 March 1898
HERR RASSMTJSSEN, THE CELEBRATED DANISH HERBALIST, VISITING PEETH and FREMANTLE. Toe only Herbalist m tv .A. JMervous Skin and Blood Sufferers will foe glad j to hear that Herr . Bassmassen has arrived in Western Australia. His Alfaline Herbal Bemedies are sim- ply wonderful, and must possess extraordinary virtues out of the com- mon, considering they have cured thou- sands of hopeless nervous suffeföos and : constitutional blood and skin diseases, ! as well as rheumatism, liver and kidney j complaint, influenza, consumption and fevers. His head office is at 547 George-street, Sydney, with branches, in each colony, and four in this colony, viz., at Kalgoorlie (No. 2 Lin dell's Chambers, Hannan-street), at Coolgardie, in Bayley-street (next; to Freemason's Hotel), at Fremantle,; Henry-street (next Saunders and Nathan), and in Perth he has taken new premises in Hay-streeet, next the i Theatre Boyal entrance, where he will i display a large number of testimonials, :| gold medals, and o...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — West Australian Sunday Times — 6 March 1898
THErWEST AUSTRALIAN SUNDAY TIMES, A Paper for the People. PUBLISHED every SATURDAY EVENING, at Eight O'Clock. THE SUNDAY TIMES Contains The Latest and Best Accounts of SATUBDAY'S RACE MEETINGS, CBICKET, YACHTING, ROWING, and all other ATHLETIC EVENTS. Among the Distinctive Features of The SUNDAY TIMES ARE LKTTERS TO PUBLIC MEN BY AMPHICTYON. TORTS AND RETORTS v BY CAMBUSCAN. EVENINGS FROM HOME BY THE OLD PLAY-GOER. TURF TATTLE ? BY CA&TOB. " THE WHEELING WORLD BY FORTIS. THE WORLD OF CRICKET BY THE OMPIEE. ROWING NOTES BY STROKE. YACHTING BY "GABBOABD STBAKE." &c., &c., &c. - ORIGINAL ARTICLES, TALES, SKETCHES and POETRY are contributed by Mr. F. C. B. VOSPER, M.L.A., Mr. EDWARD NEWTON MCCULLOCH Mr. EDWARD ELLIS, and other well-known writers. CORRESPONDENCE upon all mat- ters of public interest is specially invited, and will be admitted without fear or favour, provided that it contains no libellous or improper matter. Letters for publication should re...
AN INTERESTING CONVERSATION. [Newspaper Article] — West Australian Sunday Times — 6 March 1898
AN INTERESTING CONVER- SATION. 'Stop!" * Please," " No; it' you kiss me I'll never speak to you again." (A struggle and a smack.) " Don't you ever dare to do that again." (Another smack.) " Stop." "Why?" " Because I want you to." " Why do you want me to ?" " Because I do." * Silence for a few minute*.) , . " I wish-yon would kepp4~our arm to yourself." "Why?" C " Because I don't want it around my waist.'* " Why not ?" " Because it isn't proper." ** Why isn't it ?" " Suppose someone should see." " But no one can." "They might." "Well?" "WeU." Now, that sort of conversation may hot be to everyone an intel- lectual treat, but down at our hotel the other night seven girls and three men listened to it with rapt attention for two mortal hours. -. '.-*. * * Far be it from me to infringe; upon the privilege of criticism so admirably éxeÉCJBediby:,piy talented colleagne, " Tbfe Old.1 Playgoer^ but Î cannot ref rain, from noting one compliment which was paid to ' Mi. Winton" the other" night ...
FREMANTLE JOCKEY CLUB EASTER MEETING. Under the Patronage of His Excellency Colonel Sir Gerard Smith, K.C.M.G. EASTER MONDAY, 11TH APRIL, 1898. [Newspaper Article] — West Australian Sunday Times — 6 March 1898
FREMANTLE JOCKEY GLOB EASTER MEETING. Under the Patronage of His Excellency Colonel Sir Gerard Smith, K.C.MLG; EASTER MONDAY, 11TH APRIL, 1$98. PROGRAMME : HANDICAP HITEDLE RACE.-Of 25 sors. One mile and a half. Nomin- ations, 12s. 6&lt;L; acceptances, 12s. 6&lt;L FBEMANTLE HANDICAP^-Of 40 sors.; 5 so vs. of stake to go to second horse: Distance, nine furlongs. Nomination, 20z.; acceptance, 20s. PONY HANDICAP 14.1 and under). Of 15 sovs. Five furlongs. Nomina- tions, 7s. 6d.; acceptance, 7s. ^6d. EASTER HANDICAP.-Of 30 sovs. ; 5 sovs. of stake to go to second horse. Six furlongs. Nominations, lös.-; ac- ceptance, I5s. " GALLOWAY -HANDICAP.-Of 20 sovs. (14.3 and under). Five and a half fur- longs. Nominations, 10s. ; acceptance, 10s: » STEWARDS' HAKDICAP.-Of 20 soy^.; seven furlongs. For all horses the pro- perty of Members of the Olub, lowest handicap weight lOst. . Amateur-riders, to be approved by the committee! 71b. allowance for riders, who have jíever ridden a w...
RACING FIXTURES. WESTERN AUSTRALIA. [Newspaper Article] — West Australian Sunday Times — 6 March 1898
RACING FIXTURES, j WESTERN AUSTRALIA. March 8.-Kanowna Eace Club. March 10.-Coolgardie B.C. Autumn Meeting. Nominations February 14. March 12.-Canning Park T.C. March 17.-Helena Vale B.C. April ll, ' 12.-Tort.' JJC. Easter Meeting. April 22, 23.-Bunbury B.C. April 2, 16, 30.^anning Park T.C. May 7.-Helena Vale B.C. May 14.-Canning Park T.C. VICTOBIA. * March 8.-Aspendale Park Sacing Club. March 10.-Moonee Valley Racing Club. March 12.-Victoria Amateur Turf Club. March 15.-Epsom Bacing Club. March 19.-Mentone Bacing Club.. March 23.-Maribyrnong Bacing Club. If arch 25.-Ballarat Turf Club. March 26.-Sandown Park Bacing ; Club. March 30.-Aspendale Park Bacing Club. April 2.-Aspendale Park Bacing Club. April 6.-Maribyrnong Bacing Club. April 9.-Victoria Amateur Turf Club. April ll.-Williamstown Bacing' Club. NEW SOUTH WALES. March 23 -Broken Hill Licensed Vic- tuallers' M e e t i n g. ~Acceptances,March 21. j SOUTH ATTSTBALIA. | April ll.-Onkaparinga B.C. Easter j Meeting. j
Swimming. [Newspaper Article] — West Australian Sunday Times — 6 March 1898
Tbe change in the weather has had a great deal to do with the scanty attendance of the public at the baths. On Sunday last the baths were well patronised, but on other days there are but a few bathers. # # * The City Council is about to frame rules and regulations, and in a few weeks' time tenders are to be called for Ieasiug the baths. In the bands of afirst-class roan, who woulfl organise a swimming club, and cater for many who prefer thai mode of amusement, I believe that it only wants one or two to begin, whenit would go ahead, but so. far these energetic persons who cpu Id manage it do not come forward. * » x * The Interclub Flying Squadron Teams' Challenge Race of New South Wales was brought off at the Rockdale SwimmingClub'sCar nival, held at the. Brighton Baths recently: Six clubs entered, but : only the East Sydney, Bondi, and ^ Enterprise teams faced the starter, and after some fair finishes victory rested with the East Syduey team, composed of Percy Cavill, F. G. V. Lane,...
YACHTING NOTES [Newspaper Article] — West Australian Sunday Times — 6 March 1898
YACHTING NOTES The Royal Perth Yacht. Club held an open sailing handicap- race last Saturday over the usual coarse, from Mill Point to Crawley bupyj; Canning buoy, aud Brick-landing buoy to starting post, thence to Crawley buoy, back, to Mill .Point jetty-a distance ot between eight aud nine miles. The following craft took place in the^ contest : - Messrs. Sherwood's Hinemoa, scratch ; Mr. Snowden'» Empress, 2min. 2lsee. ; Mr. W. Arnold's Ionic, 4min. 37sec.; Messrs. Tom. iinson's Olinda, 7miu. 53sec.; Mr. Liane's Ventura, 7miu. 53séc.; Mr. McNeece's Inez, 8min.\43sec ; Mr. Harcourt's Hygie, 8min. .43sec.; Mr.-Jeff ries' Yelkie, 9min. 39sec.; Mr. Abbot's Aurora, 12mio. 2sec. Very " little wind was blowing at the. start, but later oh in the after- noon a -fair breeze sent-the contest- ing boats along. The Olinda, 'which now carries ~ ali before her, immediately assumed a slight lead, and passed the judge at Mill Point at eight minutes past 5, followed by the Yelkie, Inez, and Ventura...
FIRST JUNIORS. [Newspaper Article] — West Australian Sunday Times — 6 March 1898
FIRST JUNIORS. Following are the respective positions occupied by the dabs playing under the auspices of the First Junior Associa- tion: Club or Teams. East Perth. Engineers. Guildford. Austral " A " ... Post & Telegraph AuBtral"B" ... Karrakatta '* A" Karrakatta " B"... M. C. C. ** A" ... Subiaco . West Perth. Leederville M. C. C. " B " ... SailwayB .
SECOND JUNIORS. [Newspaper Article] — West Australian Sunday Times — 6 March 1898
SECOND JTJNIOBS. ~ Following are the respective positions to date occupied bj the clubs playing in the Second Junior Association : Club or Teams. IS* Telephone Shenton Park Bast Perth Claremont Endeavour Sands & MacDougall Karrakatta D. and W. Murray Guildford Smith's Mill The largest consignment of Turkey,, bath, and other sponges ever received n the colony has been landed, opened up, and distributed by the W A. Apothecaries' Company among its various establishments. .