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The Advertiser. THURSDAY, APRIL 1, 1897. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 1 April 1897
THÜB6DAY, APEIL 1, lMKrV 5¿j i - .--:¿y5fá|| THB appointment of Mr. ThrosBêU^as^p Minister of lianas has been apjpîi^^^M generally. It is believed that be JB2Mfe|?| man for the post as he has for * jte^^ time taken a very close interest .Jn?|lfe"'^ settlement of the land. Fast expeñence^X has shown, however, that it IE not alwajB1^ the man wno takes an interest in**n^f|| ject who is the best manager ofiflieyph^^B vernment department dealing willi."ïkisï When Mr. Richardson was appoint^ tpjfe the same office it was supposed tbat fcie^ would make an ideal Minister of--Jjaöfa.;^ becaose for many years he had been^Be^g garded as an expert on all questions fecting agriculture Along wâk^iÈ^ Paterson he was sent to the ofeJaob*-^ nies to enquire into irrigation and Äto^g report was lengthy and it waspnblralw^j^ Bat the trip was wasted money «xee^^^P far as it gave the two gentlemen sant holiday. Then an agnadtnnl^ commission was appointed andagâu*ll|||K Richardson was to the fore. 'Bnt.jBi...
CRICKET. EAST v. WEST. HEAVY SCORING BY THE EAST. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 1 April 1897
CRICKET. BAST v. WEST. HEAVY SCORING BF THE EAST. .M.» G_*- -_- 1_ -_i »__«._a The bret match in the second last round was played on Saturday between the East and West Wards. The East had their best team, inclnding two new players, W. Kelly and Davis. Robinson, the West captain, won the toss, and sent his side into the field. Jeffery and Webb were the first bats men, and they very soon mastered the bowl ing. Runs came in quick succession, and a separation was not effected until 47 runs had been scored. Jeffery hit H. Marchant over the fence, and on trying the same feat with the next ball was bowled. However, it afterwards transpired that the ball came off the wicketkeeper's pads on to the wicket. Jeffery had made 19 by good cricket. T. Webb continued scoring fast with W. Kelly as a partner. Frequent changes were made in the ' bowling, but they were of no avail until H. Robinson was tried. His first ball waa put over the fence by Webb. The third however proved fatal. It was a " full-...
The Bank of Australasia. London, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 1 April 1897
TJie Hank of Australasia. London, Tuesday. The balance-sheet of the Bank of Australasia shows deposits £13,695,369 : securities-cash, £5,952,493 ; bills,, £12,190,301.
TEAM FOR THE WEST. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 1 April 1897
TEAM FOE THE WEST. The New fiouth Wales contingent of Giffen's team of cricketers for Western Aus tralia will leave Sydney to day in the R.M.8. Parramatta, The players are:-M'Bibbin, Gregory, and Kelly, lt is thought that Ire dale will go. The members of the team are almost identical, with the Ninth- Australian Eleven. _____________ GBACK SHOTS IN WAR.-Many people assert that crack «hots are not of the slightest value in war, because they find men on the move very different to hit compared with targets. This may or may not be (says the RegimentJ, but there are many instances in which a crack shot, by bis infallible aim, has been known to save the lives of bis fellow countrymen. A remarkable case occurred doing the Indian Mutiny at the siege of Lucknow. The rebels were endavouring to mount two 18-ponnders which they had hauled up on the fiat roof of one of the palaces surrounding the Residency. If those guns were mounted they would enable the Sepoys to pour down a heavy fire into the...
CRETE. CAPTURE OF GREEK VESSELS BY THE BRITISH. THE TURKS READY FOR WAR. MORE BRITISH TROOPS FOR CRETE. THE CAPE FLEET READY FOR SEA. London, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 1 April 1897
CUETE, CAPTURE OP GREEK VESSELS BY THE BRITISH. THE TURKS READY FOR WAR. MORE BRITISH TROOPS FOR CRETE. THE CAPE FLEET READY FOR SEA. London, Monday. ELM.S. Dryad sank two Greek caiques and captured two others that were land ing contraband goods in Grete. Bussia has massed 200,000 troops in Southern Russia. Seven hundred Cretan refugees seized a steamer that was loading in the Pireaus and threw overboard provisons intended for the Moslems in Crete and for the British and Russian warships. The blockade of Volos, a port on the Greek coast, is said to be imminent. The situation in Greece is rapidly getting worse and the action of the Powers has increased the fanaticism of the two parties. The Christians are furious at the frequency of the bombard ment of their positions by the fleets of the Powers. ^ London, Tuesday. Greece is apparently not willing for the mutual withdrawal of -'troops by Turkey and herself from Crete. European and Turkish troops are pro tecting the water supply at Ca...
THE FEDERAL CONVENTION. SPEECH BY SIR JOHN FORREST. Adelaide, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 1 April 1897
THE FEDERAL CONVENTION, SPEECH BY SIB JOHN FOBBEST. Adelaide, Tuesday. The Federation Convention resumed yester day, when all the Western Australian dele gates were in their places. A petition was presented from Victoria and New South Wales in regard to the recognition of God in the preamble to the Federal Constitution, : also one requesting that the federal capital be Wentworth. Mr. E. Barton gave notice j of a motion that a late sitting be h sid on j Tuesday in order to conclude the debate on the resolution. Sir John Forrest gave notice that on the next day he would move an amendment to the resolution to the effect that the House resolves itself into a com mittee of the whole to consider the Common wealth Bill of 1891. Sir John Forrest, on a formal motion for adjournment, called atten tion to the desirableness of the proceedings of the Convention being expedited. He said that the West Australian delegates had to return to the colony on April 14, as the gen eral elections would the...
The Panama Scandals. London, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 1 April 1897
The Panama Scandals. Iiondon, Monday. Owing to the confession of M. Arion the French Procureur General has asked for facilities for prosecuting deputies Maret' and Bayer. At the request of Senator Leny, the Chamber has refused to suspend, the privileges of the deputies named nntil the memoranda of Alton's confession has been produced. M. Dorian says the confession affects thirteen of the present members and others who are either dead or hare lost their seats.
SHIPPING ITEMS. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 1 April 1897
SHIPPING HEMS, The steamer Bullarra is due here on Satur- I day from Fremantle. j The F.M.S. Australien is due from the Eastern Colonies to-day. The steamer Cloncurry is due here on Saturday from the Eastern Colonies. The steamer Thermopylae is due here on the 6th instant from Melbourne direct. The G.M.S. Gera from Colombo is due here early this morning with 350 tons of cargo. The G.M.S. Barbarossa is expected about the 6th instant from the Eastern Colonies. The B.M.S. Borne is expected to-morrow from Colombo with mails and 250 tons of cargo for this port. The steamer Gabo is expected early this morning from Fremantle, and will load 80 tons of cargo at the Deepwater Jetty. The steamer Lubra left Fremantle yester day and is due here to-day. She will be used in laying down the Breaksea cable. The steamer Nemesis is expected to-day from the Eastern Colonies. She will berth at the Deepwater Jetty and discharge a 9-ton boiler. The steamer Wollowra arrived at 5.15 p.m. on Tuesday from the...
KATANNING NEWS. THE WEATHER. ACCIDENT TO A LAD. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 1 April 1897
KATANNING NEWS. -» THE WEATHER. ACCIDENT TO A LAD. A meeting of the members of the Katan ning Farmers1 Association was held on Saturday afternoon for the purpose of giving instructions to the delegates that are to attend the conference in Perth next month. A welcome change in the weather took place on Saturday evening, when a good, steady, soaking rain set in, and the weather has been showery ever since. The farmers will nearly all make a start at ploughing now. A few have been ploughing dry, but the soil was too hard in most cases for breaking up. Professor McKay's concert party played to a good audience here on Saturday night, and gave every satisfaction, judging by the applause they received. On Sunday night they also gave a sacred concert, which was very well attended. A painful accident happened to-day (Mon day) to a lad about 12 or 13 years of age named Edward Mollenger, the eldest son of Mr. W. E. Mullenger. lt appears the lad waB leading a horse attached to a spring cart whe...
REPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 1 April 1897
BEPORTS. Captain Easton of the steamer Gabo re- : ports: Left Adelaide at 4.30 p.m. on the 23rd inst ; cleared Semapaore at 5 45 p.m. : same date. Passed Âllthorpe on the 24th j and Breaksea at 9.30 a.m. on the 27th inst. j The Gabo on this occasion achieved the very fast passage irom the Semaphore to Breaksea of 87 hoars .45 minâtes steaming time, having had a moBt enjoyable trip, enjoying fair weather with moderate winds from N.E. to E.S.E. with smooth sea throughout. Captain G. Savage, of the s.s. Waroonga, ¡ reports as follows :-Left Sydney on the 15th instant and arrived at Melbourne on the 18lL instant, resumed the voyage at 5.30 p.m. on the 19th and arrived at Port Adelaide at 3.30 p.m. on the 21st instant. After filling up all available cargo space and receiving considerable additionsjp the passenger list we proceeded on the voyage at 7.30 p.m. on the 22nd instant, reaching Albany at 5.30 p.m. on the 26th instant. Experienced strong south-westerly winds and rough seas to Mel...