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ARTHUR. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Herald — 21 December 1901
ART HUE. A meeting of the Arthur Roads Board was held • at Wagin on Tlmre day. the 19th, at 11 a.m., Mr R.. Gell presiding. . The following nomina tions weie readJames Sprats John* C-ronin, J C EL Nenke, Arthur Pe^-f -.kins, George D.. Taylor, Mi6h»i Q.uinn. There were four. vaeaneiesp Mr A Perkins demanded' a polL : The ballot-box was opened at noon# a1 d closed at 6 p.m., with the follow-, ing resultsr:— G D Taylor ... ... 156 v ; A Perkins ... ... 152 J Spmtt ... ... 139 J Groriih : w..- ^127 / J C II Nenbo .. 37 M Quihh ... ... .11 The returning offi-er therefore de clared' Messrs Tayior. " and Cronin duly elected members of the Board. ' V. -/ Messrs Taylor, Perkins, and Spratt thanked the electors for. .returning them as members of the Board. Mr .Nenke also fhapked the electors who recorded.37 votes* ju his favor.' Everything went off very quietly. All the members returned previously occupied seats on the Board. Mr Spratt has jbeer 15 y££ra:ott the Board without a spell. Messrs...
ROADS BOARDS' ELECTIONS KATANNING. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Herald — 21 December 1901
ROADS BOARDS' ELECTIONS r-y SATAJSNIfJO.: :-r&lt; The annual election or .three mem bers to serve on the local Roads Board in consequence of the compul sory retirement ot three members srqojt^plaee ^on^Thursday last.; i, J The ^tmn J members—Messrs, E. i. Bell, T. Garstone, and - A. Prosser ^-againofferedthemaelves for., elec tion, and four other- candidates— Messrs It. .W. A. Warren, C. A-' Harris, W. G. Patterson, and T. T. Cornelius^—came forward, making a total of seven for the poll.' From an early hour m the forenoon it was manifest that -the contest was to • bb keenly drought out, .: and many andvariedwere the vaticinations made by the friends or followers * of the. several contestants. . At 9.80 the actingreturning officer, Mr T W Langley, announced the poll as follows :— ~ - - /-~ T Garstone ... ... 172 - E II Bell ... ... 163 A Prosssr ... ... 142 & W A Warren ... 127 C A Harris i. ... 83 T T Cornelius ... 69 W.G- Patterson- ... 38 Informal;.. ... . 2 He had...
NARROGIN. December 18. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Herald — 21 December 1901
NARRQGIN. Ohoh oub cobbkspondbnt.) December 18. The annual election to fill the vacancies on the Roads Board is creat ing a greater interest than hereto fore. A very short time back it was almost impossible to obtain members to carry On th^t business of the Beard. Rligible (not to say competent), men weie either too diffdent or unin ter. sted to bother about the matter. An, election was a^ thing unknown. fT&ie uatur&l consequence of such a state of affairs was that Sihitb looked after his own roads first, and those .used by the general puBlic afterwards, and Jones and Robinson followed suit. The public are-at last waking up to the necessity of having an equal expenditure of' the money available, and at the forthcoming elect i m to be held on the 19tii inst. no less than eight candidates have offered them selves for election, to fill the "three vacancies on the Board. Justly or unjustly great dissatisfaction is ex pressed by the public at the mode of effecting improve...
KOJONUP. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Herald — 21 December 1901
KOJONtTP. , Theannuale lection of three members tcserre on the ftoads Board was held to-dayv ' There xiiie six nominations, viz : ^Messrs L F Vanzulicom, A'; R Warhurton, J RNorrish, E C Treasure* -John ^.Dearie,,; and, .iObed-. BigneJl. ^Verf ijifctie interest was. taken In the, election, which resulted mi-Messrs": It F Yauzulicom,J R Norrish and&lt;Obed Bigriell being returned. After the pollwas declared a meeting of the fl»pard :was held, when Mr J J Treasure chairman for oextyear.*
NARROGIN. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Herald — 21 December 1901
vNARBOGIN. The election to fiU three vacancies " on the Narrogin Roads' Board took"" place -on Thursday last. Consider able interest :wafc manifest right,up to the close of the poll. Followihgis the' result ?—rA f t . >, ^ J Claytou • ... 53 P D Nash ... ... $8 M.Brown ... ... J. ■x' **r r-; \([ Do#n. ..*. . . 5 ' ... . ';... 4 F C Fairhead ... ... 3 J McCracken ... ... 0 The three firstrnamed gentlemen. irievei: declared duly elected.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Herald — 21 December 1901
WHOOPING- COUGH. My tittle son bad sin attack of whooping cough and was threatened with pneumonia; -hot for Chamberlain's Cough Bemedy w'e would have had a serous time of it. It also sated him from several severe attacks of croup.—If. JV tTitlCjUfA.ocy, editor World• Herald, Far Baron, Wash., U.S.A. For eale^b^ylT and t, lessej Katanning and
MASONIC. PRESENTATION TO A DEPARTING BROTHER [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Herald — 21 December 1901
MASONIC. PRESENTATION TO A DEPART ING BROTHER An unusually large number of brethren assembled in the Masonicj Half; Albany, on Tuesday, December 10, to bid farewell to Wor. Bro. William j. Rogers, P.M., secretary' of' Plautagenet Lodge, No. 1454. E.C., on the occasion of his leaving Albany to commence business in Katanning. Tbe usual business having been disposed of, "the W.M. (Wor. Bro. W. H.Angpve) referred to the high esteem m which Bro. Rogers was held, not only amongst brethren, but by the peopleof Albany. He had eervedhte mother lodge right lby&lly* notonly as Master, but as secretary, and that every success should attend him in his new venture . was the wish of every member of-the Craft. Bro. Rogers was then presented with a handsome P.M. jewel, the chairman wishing him long life and prosperity. (A pplause.) In a feeling reply, Wor. Bro. Rogers rehearsed his progress in Masonry from the date of his initia tion, and, en pageant, paid a high tri bute to the brethren who...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Herald — 21 December 1901
A, certain well-known British Trea sury counsel was driving over Black friars-bridge ©neday on his. way to Surry Sessions,* when he jw&i&ed: the judge trudging along in the mud and rain; he instantly stopped Ms batisom and offered hibar a " lift." It was accepted, and ,the pair proceeded in great amity. -Arriving, the learned j counsel hurried in, as he had an im portant application to make on the sitting of the Court. To his horror and suprise the aplicttion was curtly refused. He was dumfounded at the sudden change in the demeanour of the judge, until the usher, in a husky jwhisper, said: "Do you knew what you've done ?" " No! What is it f " " Why, you ranin and left the judge to pay for the cab!" : CHOLERA MORBUS A DANCE ROUS DISEASE. In many instances attacks of cholera morbus terminate fatally before medicine can -be'pro cured or a physician summoned. Hie safe Wpy is to keep at hand a reliable medicine for I use in sueh case?. For this purpose there is l nothing...
THE FARM. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Herald — 21 December 1901
THE FARM. Mr J. Voung, manag^f of the New Zealand Dairy Farmers' Union, pub lishes in the Mahawatu\ZVW« the fol lowing cure for milk fever—As soon as the .symptoms are noticed gbt the animal into a shed, the floor of which has been covered yrith a thicklayer of straw. Put a rug pu^-the animal to keep it thoroughly ^rih^'ahd give at once 20 drops tincture; of aconite in about a cupful of lukewarm water. An hour afterwards; give 10 drops of tincture of belladonna in aanie quan tify of water, and give alternate doses every hour until four doses' of each have been given. Takeaway any milk every hour Or even oftener. Mr A. B. Hulit, writing to Hoard's Dairyman, mentions the curious fact that in Mexico the most popular dairy cow is the Hoi stein-Fnesiah. They fetch prices as high as £40, £50 and £60. Mr Hulit's firm have imported for their own use over' 200 of them, and there are at least' twenty towns in Mexico that have received or would receive as many more each. No attempt is made tol...
BROOME HILL SPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Herald — 4 January 1902
BROOME HILL SPORTS. A picnic and sports' meeting was held on the show ground at Broome Hill on Boxing Day, when upwards of 250 people attended. Messrs D Stevens and W Garritty collected £17 towards prizes for the children's sports. Messrs id Brock man, 2' Norrish, M Maher acted as judges; secretary, Mr G Smithson j treasurer, Air D Stevens ; haudicappers, Messrs O J Darcy, F Dillon, fi H J ones; starter, Mr E W Steere. Following are the results of the sports :— Bowling at one Stum?.— A H McEen- j zie, 1; L Bichardson, 2. Sukpeielb HaKpicap, first prize 30s, second 10s.—J Annice, 14yds, 1; F Brock man, 14yds, 2. Won by a foot, lime, 13 2-5 seconds. Gbeasx Pig Bach.—S Haywood. Distbict Championship, 100 yards.—M O'Neill, 1; G W Litton, 2. lime, 11 3-5 seconds. Tilting thb Bing.—G Whitton, 1; B Ball, 2. 1 ug-of-Wak.—East v. West: East won in 1 minute. children's spobts. 100 Yabus, boys under 10.—W Whitton, 1; H Jordan. 3 ; i' Whitton, 3. 100 Yabds, girls over 12.—E Brockman, 1; May Hay...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Herald — 4 January 1902
HOW TO AVOID TROUBLE. Now is the time to provide yourself and famfly with a bottle of Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy. It is almost certain to be needed before the summer is over, and if procured now may save you a trip to town in the night or in your busiest season. It is everywhere admitted to be the most successful medicine in use for bowel com plaints, both for children and and adults. No family can afford to "be without, it. For gala by F and C Pie.iae, Katanning and Wagin. Oas von Affobd to be without it.— Mr, E. Sharpe, of Albany, was suffering from a severe cough, left as a legacy after an attack of influenza. He was induced to tiy Cura cough, and the &-st dose gave him instant relief. Proprietors, Campbell-Cochrane and Co., chemists, Albany and Ravenstborpe. Local agent, C. A. Harris, storekeeper, Ka tanning. * One Tbiab wux Convince.—If you want to vex your best friend, tread on his corns. If you want to please him, advise him to use " Curacorn," ...
THE HEALTH BOARD. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Herald — 4 January 1902
THE HKALTII BOARD. TO THB J3DITOB. Sir,—I believe there wan a notice in your paper aboui October last, inserted by the Health Board, to the effect that " no swine were allowed to be kept in the town after that month." Yet, in spite of this fact, it is well known that swine hare been kept in the town, and are still, distributing disease in our centre. Another fact: Individual! are al allowed to live in tents, without having proper sanitary arrangements. Where is the Inspector ? The amusing part of all i5 that the ratepayers are contributing to the revenue of the Health Board to pay a secretary, in spector, and night officer. What do we find ? There is the office of secretary, and ;the night officer is his own inspector, to see that he does his own work well, and report to the Board. Does it not seem utter rot to give a person a contract, and pay him extra to see that be himself carries it out.. I do not blame the contractor, but the Health Board is to be blamed for the loose manner i...
THE GYMNASIUM CLUB. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Herald — 4 January 1902
THE GFMNASICM: CLUB. TO THS E013 0R. Sir,—I would like to ask, through the medium of your columns, what, ha* become of the assets of the Gymnasium Club. If the ptirtillel bars aae to be taken as a sample, neglected and exposed o ail sorts of weather, I think it is time the committee were called to account for allowing the while anta to eat what has been placed under their care. The mat- is in a similar predicament, thrown from one dies sing i-ootu to another, and otherwise sadly neglected. What has become of the rest of the property it would be interesting to know. Shall we require another £20 to £30 to buy another outfit ? GYMNAST.
CORRESPONDENCE. PUBLIC APPOINTMENTS. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Herald — 4 January 1902
CORRESPONDENCE. PUBLIC APPOINTMENTS. TO THE EDI TOE. How, and by wnom are appointments made to billets under Government iu this State? Has merit anything to do with it, or eligibility, or does it go, like kissing, by forour ? A niau in this town applied for a place on the p rmaneut way some months ago, and he r -c&lt;oved a reply saying that his application would be considered. A Tacancy occurred recently, and a man was sent from a distance of sixty miles to fiil it. There is no question whatever about the ability and fitness of the local applicant to hold the appointment. Hot a line was sent to him about the apppint ment at alL 1 he strange part of the whole affair is that, while a map who can get a place and keep it under the most exaoting ganger on any big public contract is calmly ignored, many men who would not be able to make ten shillings a week at piecework are allowed to draw on the Treasury undisturbed, and if One gets removed which seldom happens by the way) he is...
LOCAL AND GENERAL NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Herald — 4 January 1902
LOCAL AND GENERAL Ml Held Over.—Owing to the late arrival of a quantity of correspondence a number or letters are unavoidably held over. Valedictory.—-Yesterday a very pieasing function took place at Messrs Piesse's store, where'the employees assembled to show their appreciation of a fellow employee—Mr 3-1. Pierssne —who is leaving for Perth. Felicitous remarks were . made by a' number of those present, and Mr F. M. Gare, on behalf of the employees, presented Mr Pierssne with a beautiful morocco dressing case. Jm .mi king the, presen tation Mr Gare spoke of the high es teem in which the recipient was held. Mr Pierssne suitably acknowledged the gift. The National Bank.—In our advertising columns the National Bank of Australasia, Ltd., notify the opening of a branch bank at Katan ing. for the transaction of ordinary banking business. 'I ke management of the new branch has been entrusted to Mr John Anderson. . Bailway Manifest.—Goods and parcels addressed to, the following persons are ...
ARTHUR RIVER. December 30. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Herald — 4 January 1902
ARTHUR RIVER. (ibc/m otjb cobbbspondent.) December 30. The weather lately has been very change able, Some days the heat is unbearable, while on others the extreme cold is much felt, consequently there is a deal of sickness amongst young and old in the district, many being laid up with influenza. One of our oldest aboriginals, Dolapha, has passed away. In his young days he was a great warrior, and scared many a policeman in pursuing him. Inspector Iiogan had many a rough and tumble with him. On one occasion, although wounded by Iiogan, he freed himself and made his escape, carry ing the mark of the wound to his grave. He must have been fully 70 years of age. The cricket match between Kilchenelling and the Arthurites took place on Boxing Day on the Arthur cricket ground. It was one of the tamest matches ever played in this district; One of the largest gatherings that has assembled in this district for years met at the Agricultural Hall, Arthur, for a grand " corolobee." Vehicles of al...
NARROGIN. January 2nd 1902. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Herald — 4 January 1902
NARROBIN. (fbom oxjb cobbkspondent.) January 2nd 1902. When typhoid, fever carries off half a dozen victims, and Azrael reigns triumphant, the people of Narrogin will wake up to the neceseity of hav ing a Board of Health, and trying to minimise the danger. We are blest with probably the healthiest climate in the world, and the altitude of our town •; above sea level conduces to its low temperature during the summer months, but with all our advantages we are doing our level best to so vitiate the atmosphere that it is a wonder we have escaped fever in some form as well as we /have, done.' " The light wings of Zephyr.oppressed' with perfumecan be enjoyed any evening , by a person taking a strpll. thi'PUffh the town and ?nl u bs, but "not exa>tly the-same sort of perfume of "which] B\ vou wrote. As regards sanitary j arrangements, Narrogin is in blissful ] ignorance of any. such thing. The! Roads Board, consisting as it does, j mostly of members who live miles out j of town can scar...
LOCAL COURTS. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Herald — 4 January 1902
LOCAL COURTS. ©rUlac-i, S.M-, attends the undermentioned places oa t he days specified, for the purpose of conducting Local Courts :— Fatanning, third Wednesdor each month h'arrogin, second Friday each month "Wagin, third : xiday each month Xojoimp, lost Friday each month Mr, T. H. Stanebuiy, Clerk of Courts at Xatauning, visits 'Kojonup every third Wed nesday