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ROAD BOARDS' MEETINGS. LOWER GASCOYNE. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 25 November 1905
ROAD BOARDS' MEET INGS. LOW^a GASCOXNE. The meeting of tlie Lower Gascoyne Roads Board, adjourned from October 30, -was continued on November lo, ?when there were present: Messrs. D, Matheson (chairman), W. Snook,1 J. Monger, and P. Ryan. Mr. Uwing was appointed solicitor to the board, on the motion of Mr. Monger, seconded by Mr. Snook. Proposed by Mr. Ryan, seconded by Mr. Monger, that Mr. S. Sort's application to erect a telephone from Carnarvon to Brick Honse station be granted. Carried. Proposed by Mr. Ryan, seconded by Mr. Snook, that F. Edward's accounts for £3 and £22 2s lOd. be passed for payment. Carried. It was decided, on ihe motion of Mr. Monger, seconded by Mr. Snook, that a bore be put down at a spot north of Mokolo, as per plan handed in by Messrs. Fenner and liibra. Mr. Bibra offered to lend his bore plant free of charge for the purpose, and it was decided to invite tenders for the work. Proposed by Mr. Ryan, seconded by Mr. Snook, that a sum of £40 be granted to Mr....
LOCAL BOARD OF HEALTH. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 25 November 1905
LOCAL BOARD OF HEALTH. Three letters from tlie Central Board of Health were read with refer ence to the by-laws and the difference with the board which had led to the resignation of the local health officer. These letters the board decided should not be published. After discussion it was resolved, on the motion of Cr. Matheson, seconded by Cr. Angelo, that Cr. Mansfield should be deputed to interview Dr. Hickinbotham on the subject. Accounts from Baston & Co. and Dalgefcy & Co. were passed for pay ment, and the board rose. Rumours are current that an im portant change will shortly take place in the personnel of the Supreme Court. It appears to be an open secret that early in the coming year Sir Edward Stone purposes to vacate the office of Chief Justice. On Tuesday morning a fire broke out in an outbuilding in Murray-street occupied by the Government electrical staff. The fire was caused by the tube connecting the gas jet with the stove having burned away and set fir...
LORD ROSEBERT AND MR. CHAMBERLAIN. LONDON, November 23. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 25 November 1905
LORD ROSEBBRT AND MR. CHAMBERLAIN. LONDON, November 23. ] Lord Rosebery, speaking yesterday, predicted that the colonies would not be drawn closer by proposals from the Motherland, but would rather resent interference. "Yet" he said, "Mr. Chamberlain thinks by a sudden and violent departure, and by a policy of casting the empire into a cauldron heated by himself, the empire will emerge with freshness." He chal lenged Mr. Chamberlain to send tariff commissioners to the colonies to see if it were possible to produce a tangible scheme for reconciling the various interests involved.
SPORTING. HELENA VALE R ACES. PERTH, November 20. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 25 November 1905
SPORTING. + HELENA VALE EACES. PERTH, November 20. The Helena Vale Race Club held their November meeting on Saturday. The at tendance was good, but the weather was disagreeably warm. Results: Hurdles. Marloo 1 Williambury ... 2 Jasper 3 Woodbridge Handicap. Flora! 1 The Bee 2 Flora Mac 3 " Trial Stakes. Alfcone 1 Forest Charm ... 2 Stray Leaf ... ... ... 3 November Handicap, one mile. Toora ... 1 Zeus ... ... ... ... 2 Troubridge ... ... ... 3 Time, 1 min. 44 sec. Blackboy Handicap. Blue Rose East Lady Waverley Farewell Handicap. Fl&shlock High and Mighty Kinglike
MINILYA. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 25 November 1905
MINILYA. A meeting of the Minilya Roads Board was held at tbe Carnarvon Hotel on November 15, there being present: Messrs. D. J. Hearman (chairman) M. 0. R. Bunbury, F. P. Loeffler, fi. G-. Lefroy, J. London, and W. E. Earner. The minutes of the previous meeting, held 7th June, were read and con firmed. Proposed by Mr. Fenner that the ; secretaiy see the solicitor re the lia bility of the board in fencing reserves and get full written advice thereon. Seconded by Mr. Loeffler and carried. A letter was received from Messrs. J & C. Butcher re the account rendered them for part fencing of Ionerman Tank reserve. The secretary was instructed to write to Messrs. Butcher and inform them that their letter was now under consideration. On the motion of Mr. Loeffler, seconded by Mr. Bunbury, it was decided to retain Mr. E wing's services as solicitor to the board. ' Proposed by Mr. Fenner, seconded by Mr. Hearman, and carried, that the chairman, secretary, and one member of the board si...
A DISASTROUS SHIPWRECK. 129 LIVES LOST. LONDON, November 20. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 25 November 1905
A DISASTROUS SHIPWRECK. 129 LIVES LOST. LONDON, November 20. A terrible shipwreck is reported from the French coast. Tbe London and Sonth-Western Railway Co.'s steamer Hilda, 1,597 tons, Gregory master, with a crew of 28 (all belong ing to Southampton), 20 ordinary passengers, and 60 Breton onion sel lers, strack Czambree Island, off the coast of Brittany, and foandered. All aboard were drowned. except one sailor and four Bretons, who were rescued after clinging to the rigging for eight hoars. Tbe Hilda left Southampton at midnight on Friday. She was detained at Hurst Castle, at the west entrance to the Solent, by a fog. She encountered- heavy seas and a snowstorm in the Channel, and a thick fog near St. Malo, on the French coast. The vessel struck the rocks on Snnday. Only her funnel and masts are visible even at low water. One of tbe Hilda's life boats was fonnd empty on the beach, where also 13 bodies were washed ashore. Four other bodies w:ere recovered-at | St. Malo. The majori...
FIRE IN GLASGOW. LONDON, November 19.] [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 25 November 1905
FIRE IN GLASGOW. LONDON, November 19. ] A fire attended with considerable loss of life occurred to-day in Glas gow, where a model lodging house was destroyed. Thirty inmates were either incinerated or suffocated. November 20. Thirty-two men perished in the fire in the model lodging house at Glas gow, and 32 others were rescued, althoagh many were severely burnt. The outbreak occurred on the fourth floor and spread to the attics, whence a man named Taylor heroically helped three cripples, a blind man, and another man who was paralysed through a window, thence along the roof, and down a ladder to a lower bnilding. Seventeen others followed him in safety. Fifteen were found incinerated in the attic, and the re mains of the rest were found on the fonrth floor.
WEIGHTS FOB PERTH CUP AND RAILWAY STAKES. PERTH, November 23. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 25 November 1905
WEIGHTS FOB PERTH CUP RAILWAY STAKES. PERTH, November SI. The following are the weight! for the Perth Cup and Railway Stakes, to be ran on December 28 and 30 respectively: PBBTH Cop, two mile*. st. Ib Blue Spec Notboa Graud Bapids Fifenes* Hatteras The Snail May King - Ava1on Meteorite Bewitcher Strathavon 9 11 9 6 Sport Royal ... 8 Zeus Cz&rovitch ... Circnlus Scotland Loredano Trenwith Durbar Possum Betsy Burke... Equality Green Moun tain... War Chief Cypher Gunstock Piata ... Piua ... Bullion ... 7 ... 7 ... 7 ... 7 ... 7 ... 7 ... 7 Saltillo Fighting Mac Mando Phsedra Rowley Hildebrand ... Barbarossa ... Forest Charm Hauraka Scorcher Barindi Homeward Bound st.fi> 7 4 6 12 6 11 6 LI 6 10 6 10 The Shamrock 6 10 Troubridge Chambaiy Thor ... Croydon Alskye Mariner Variena Wax Wings Lord Strath* moro ... 6 Breakaway ... 6 John See ... 6 Lord Middle toil 6 Dangar ... 6 Floral ... 6 B.AIT.WAX Stakes, one mile and a quarter. Nothos Fifenets Grand Bapids Hatteras Meteorite The...
CORRESPONDENCE. THE PASTORALISTS' SHOW. To THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 25 November 1905
CORRESPONDENCE. THE PASTORALISTS' SHOW. To THE EDITOR. SIB,-In connection with the report of the annual meeting of the Gascoyne Pastor alists' Association contained in jour issue of the 18th inet., I should be glad if yon would rectify some matters. Merino Sam (imported).-It wu decided to give this class another trial this year, but that the word " imported " be 8track out. It is now open to all comers. Your report makes it appear that the class was abolished. Sheepskins.-It was reported that Mr. Matheson moved that the class be done away with. This is not so. On the con trary, Mr. Matheson offered a special prize of £2 28. to encourage this exhibit provided the prize went to man in charge of camp at which the sheep were killed. It was pointed out that it was essential to en courage the boundary rider to care for the condition of his employer's property by preventing as far as possible the skins from becoming hard and diy. Lady's Turnout.-The writer is credited with saying that the ...
THE "WHITE AUSTRALIA" POLICY. PERTH, November 21. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 25 November 1905
THE " W HITE AUSTRALIA" POLICY. PERTH, November 21. It is stated by prominent trades unionists that the non-enforcement of the provisions of the Factories Act relating to Asiatics and the possibility of these clauses being repealed is the cause of considerable anxiety being displayed by the various classes of employees in the furniture trade. They assert that during the past few years the trade has drifted entirely into the hands of Chinese, and in con sequence a large number of -white workers have been unable to obtain employment in this State and many have been compelled to return to the Eastern States.
Cablegrams. RUSSIA'S TROUBLES. LONDON, November 18. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 25 November 1905
Cablegrams. ? ? RUSSIA'S TROUBLES. LONDON, November 18. Renter's correspondent at St. Peters burg states in connection with the matter of a general strike that the Government staked their all on the loyalty of the troops. The nkase expressing the Czar's gratitude to the troops at Odessa for their exemplary conduct during the recent disturbances is regarded as a crnel mockery and ominons of a fresh outbreak, thongh the prefect declares he is able to guarantee perfect order for the Jews and others. Owing to the panic on the St. Petersburg Bourse an enormous amount of money has been transferred abroad, and securities have been sacri ficed. Russian 3^ per cents, fell 4^ points on the London Stock Exchange. Twenty-two thousand foreign pass ports have been issued at Odessa dur ing the past fortnight. A general strike in Russia is now in progress. Eight hundred casualties are re ported from' Vladivostock as the result of the recent mutiny. Outbreaks in the army have occurred along the tran...
AN ECCENTRIC INDIVIDUAL. PEBTH, November 22. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 25 November 1905
AN ECCENTRIC INDIVIDUAL. PEBTH, November 22. j At the city conrfc yesterday Con stable Battle related a story of woe. From the evidence it would appear that a man named Pevois was behav ing in an extraordinary manner at Cottesloe, where he was employed. In answer to a telephone message Battle proceeded to investigate the matter. As soon as he saw the constable, Devois made for a windmill, and raBh ing np it to jast below the platform, hang there by the calves of his legs. When he consented to descend he kicked the constable in the face by way of greeting and then gave the officer a merry time. Devois was fined £10 and costs.
ROEBOURNE NEWS. ROEBOURNE, November 11. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 25 November 1905
ROEBOURNE NEWS. Boebotjbnb, November 11. Mr. S. L. Barges still keeps up his supply of sheep for the Southern markets. Two thousand five hundred were shipped by tue b.8. Charon, on her trip down, and 2,000 go by the Bullarra. All for Geraldton. Professor Dr. Klaatch did a lot of work in tho interests of science whilst in Roe bourne. The gaol afforded him a splendid opportunity for the study of natives. The whole number (about 120}-from all parts of the North-had their measurements &> well a8 the imprints of their hands taken. The professor gathers no information other than what he considers to be of assistance to science. He left for Broome by the Ballarra. About 20 loggers are working in close proximity to Cossack, and I hear that after next neaps they intend laying up for two months, half of the number in Cossack and the others at Flying Foam. The party which accompanied Dr. Hicks on board the Charon last Sunday weak had a most unique experience. The wind and tides ...
THE TRADES MARK BILL. PERTH, November 23. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 25 November 1905
THE TRADES MARK BILL. PERTH, November 23. | A meeting of merchants, manu facturers, and traders was beld in Perth last night to protest against the union label clauses in the Trades Mark Bill at present going throagh the Federal Parliament. The Deakin Government favours the insertion of the clauses. Strong exception is taken' at the action of Sir John Forrest in the matter. The meeting resolved to wire to him that if he failed to give snpport to the rejection of the clanses the confidence reposed in him bv the commercial, trading, and mauufactur ing community in WeBt Australia will be severely shaken.
MUNICIPAL. CARNARVON. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 25 November 1905
MUNICIPAL. » CARNARVON. ? The regular fortnightly meeting o£ the above council was held on Tuesday afternoon, there being present: The Mayor (Mr. G-. Baston), and Crs. D. Matheson, E. H. Angelo, W. 6. Feimell, J. H. Mansfield and H. G. Lefroy. Mr. Matheson administered the oath of allegiance to the Mayor, and the latter thereupon swore in the new-elected elected councillors, Messrs. Mansfield and Lefroy. Having done this, the Mayor said he had to thank them, or rather the ratepayers, for having again elected "him unopposed. Though sensible of the honour conferred upon him he did not wish to again accept the office of Mayor, for he found that his business required all bis attention. As they were well aware, he was an old resi dent of the town, and now, as formerly he was prepared to do all in his power to advance the interests of the town. As he said before, he did not desire to nominate at the recent elec tion, and only consented to do so when it became evident that no other nominat...
GENERAL ITEMS. PERTH, November 20. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 25 November 1905
GENERAL ITEMS. PERTH, November 20. The time for the return of the writ for the Kimberley election has been' extended from November 20 to Novem ber 28. The friends of the defeated candi dates for Fremantle, Fremantle East, and Coolgardie electorates are busy at present securing evidence in the hope of upsetting the return of the success ful candidates. Peter Gomez, a prisoner undergoing sentence of five years in Fremantle gaol, challenged two warders to fight on Friday, and proceeded to take off his coat. When told to behave him self by one warder Gomez flew into a temper and threw a stone at the warder. Gomez, who is the cause of more disturbances in the gaol than any other prisoner, was ordered three days' solitary confinement. November 21. In dismissing a case of Sunday trading preferred against an hotel keeper at Kalgoorlie yesterday, Dr. Kearney, one of the justices who heard the case, said the law regarding Sun day trading was a fool. The body of an old man named Whiteway was f...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 25 November 1905
CAB.NABVON New Year Sports MONDAY, JAN. 1st, 1906. To be held on the RECREATION GROUND. PITBON-W. J. Batcher, Esq., M.L.A. PBESIDKNTS-C. D. V. Foss.Esq., E.M., and G. Baston, Esq., Mayor. YICK-PRKSID*KTS-P. M&cnisb, Esq., Dr. B. J. Hickinbottaam, and A. Nieol, Esq. JUDGES-6. Atkinson, Esq., and E. Pear son, Esq. STABTEB-T. Houlahan, Esq.; ASSISTANT STABTEB-W. A. Inkpen, Esq. TBEASUBBB-J. H. Noon an, Esq. HANDICAPPERS-P. Sheard, Esq., G. Saun ders, Esq., and the Secretary. Assisted by a large Committee. PROGRAMME. Maiden Race, 100 yards-1st, 50s; 2nd, 20s. Nomination, 2s 6d. Running High Jump-1st, 25s; 2nd, 10s. Nomination, Is. Throwing' Cricket Ball-1st, 20s; 2nd, 10s. Nomination, Is. SHEFFIELD HANDICAP, 120 yards (in heats)-1st, £1; 2nd, £2; 3rd, .£1. Nomination, 5s.; acceptance, 2s 6d. LUNCHEON. HURDLE HANDICAP, 120 yards, 8 jtunps 3 ft. 6 in.-1st, J>6; 2nd, 30s ; 3rd, 20s. Nomination, 4s ; acceptance, 2s. Running Long Jump-1st, 25s; 2nd, 10s. Nomination, 1E. . Three-le...