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AN UNFORTUNATE ACCIDENT. PERTH, November 22. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 25 November 1905
AN UNFORTUNATE ACCIDENT. PEKTH, November 22. | Daring last week Walter Trew, a firewood contractor of Sawyer's Val ley, met with a painfnl accident, hav ing his jaw fractured by a kick from a horse. He was removed to the hospital at Midland Jonction, where he is still being treated. His wife was in a delicate state of health at the time of the accident. The shock of hearing of her husband's misfortune resulted in a premature confinement, and the unfortunate lady died at her residence on Sunday morning.
THE ATTORNEY-GENERAL. PERTH, November 27. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 2 December 1905
THE ATTORNEY-GENERAL. PEBTH, November 27. ] A email bat , interesting measure will be discussed by the Legislative Assembly at no distant date. The Premier .has given notice of his in tention to introduce a Bill entitled "A Bill for an Act to provide for the pay ment of certain statutory fees of office to the consolidated revenue fund." This innocent title conceals a some what important principle. The mea sure, in fact, is designed to make it possible for the Attorney-General to hold office in an honorary capacity. At the present time the Attorney General nnder the old statute receives certain fees as a perquisite for him self, which makes the office of Attor ney-General one of profit nnder the Crown, and therefore the gentleman accepting such office has to submit himself to his constituents. In the event of the passage through Parlia ment of the Bill of which the Premier has given notice, Mr. Moss will be enabled to take -the position of Attor ney-General without going before the e...
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. ADELAIDE, November 21. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 2 December 1905
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. ADELAIDE, November 21. | A constable who has been inspect ing the shelter sheds on the south coast of Kangaroo Island has sent the following message from West Bay: Yesterday I inspected the West Bay shelter honse and found the decom posed body of a youth lying on the bcach to the west of the shelter shed. The creek and beach are literally strewn with wreckage consisting of a number of spars and ship's buckets, the stern of a boat with the name Loch Vennachar on it, and a quantity of merchandise consigned to Adelaide, Melbonrne, and Perth. I think the ship was wrecked in the vicinity of Gape Bedout.
VICTORIA. MELBOURNE, November 27. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 2 December 1905
VICTORIA. MELBOURNE, November 27. At a meeting -of the Marine Board on Saturday Captain Mylins, who was in charge of the barque La Bella, wrecked at Warrnambool on the 10th inst., was charged with careless navi gation. The charge is to be investi gated by a court of marine enquiry. Samuel Williams, paying clerk in the Department for Home Affaire, was arrested on Friday on a warrant charging him with fraudulently con verting to his own use the sum of £2,000, the property of the Federal Government. November 30. The Federal Treasurer (Sir John Forrest) states that the total amount of shortage in the accounts of Wil liams, the pay clerk in the Depart ment of Home Affairs, for whose arrest a warrant has been issued, is £1,897.
SHIPPING. PORT OF CARNARVON. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 2 December 1905
SHIPPING. PORT OF CARNARVON. AEEIVALS. November 25.- Bullarra b.s., C. Ulbrich mister, from Wyndham via ports. Passengers:-From Wyndham for Fre mantle : Mr. and Mrs. Everett, Mrs. Flinders and child, Mr. and Mrs. J. Milne, Mrs. Hill and two children, Miss O'Connor, and Messrs. A. Haly, Vickerman, A. E. Jackson, H. Ranford, F. C. Girdler, A. O'Neil, J. Lambert, J. Fazzel. From Derby for Fremantle: Mr. and Mrs. F. Edgar, MIES N. Miller, Dr. and Mrs. Wace and two children. Miss Withers, Messrs. 6. Bonn, J. H. Gregory, J. Rose. E. J. Bryden, T. Morck. From Broome for Fremantle : Capt. Francis, Messrs. F. Connor, R. J. Hudson. From Port Hed land for Fremantle: Mrs. Brora and infant, Messrs. M. Belinicki, C. S. Rose, G. Martin, J. Smith, J. Bourke,, A. E. Stone, A. G. Maitland, J. L. Darroch, W. Rann, H. Baker, W. Love. From Cossack for Fremantle: Mr. J. W. Johnson ; for Geraldton: Mr. W. B. Saunders. From Onslow for Fremantle: Messrs. T. Potts, T. Middleton, Wood, Cooper, Nyberg; for Ger...
INTER-STATE NEWS. NEW SOUTH WALES. SYDNEY, November 26. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 2 December 1905
INTEB-STATE NEWS. ? NEW SOUTH WALES. STDNET, November 26. I Charles Junor and William Spencer, well-known farmers of Deep Creek, Casino, lost their lives on Friday owing to foul air in a well which both j men were engaged in cleaning ont. ; November 28. After Stanbnry defeated Towns for I the scnlling championship of the world on the Parramatta River, a Canadian scnller named Dnrnan wanted the champion to go to Canada to contest the title there. Stanbnry declined, and intimated that Dnrnan coald have a race if he came to Sydney. A letter waB received from Dnrnan yesterday stating he could not come to Sydney, bnt was prepared to row Stanbnry either in Canada or on the Thames. Stanbnry is not likely to accept the offer. As Towns has announced his willingness to again contest the championship with Stan bnry, a match between these two may be arranged. November 30. At the water police conrt yesterday Thomas Lane was presented on a charge that while a clerk in the Com mercial Banking Co. ...
The Northern Times. PASTORAL, MINING AND PEARLING NEWS. SATURDAY, DECEMBER 2, 1905. THE STAMP ACT. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 2 December 1905
The PASTORAL, MINING AND PJEAEXING NEWS. SATURDAY, DECEMBER 2, 1905. THE STAMP ACT. IN this issue appears a telegram, from Perth conveying the intelligence that on and after January 1 next bills of exchange and promissory notes, except foreign ones or those payable on de mand, will require to have the stamp duty impressed on them. At first sight this new regulation may appear merely one of interest to the manu facturers of the printed forms gener ally used for bills or promissory notes. On closer investigation, however, it will be found to inconvenience bus iness* people who use documents of this description and especially those who reside outside the capital and large cities ; and for this reason, that no person outside a bank or other similarly large financial institution will feel inclined to stock the stamped forms required. Cheque books, on which the stamp duty is also impressed, are on a different footing. In their case the duty is one penny, but with promissory notes and bill...
GENERAL NEWS. LONDON, November 25. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 2 December 1905
GENERAL NEWS. LONDON, November 25. | It is officially announced that Sir Artbar Lawley, Lieutenant-Governor of the Transvaal, and formerly Gover nor of West Australia, has been appointed Governor of the Madras Presidency, India. November 26. Mr. Walter .Tames (Agent-General for West Australia), referring to a letter from Sydney written by Mr. Cochrane, in which the writer dis couraged emigration to Australia, declares the writer's references to drought, unfavourable land laws, and. the scarcity of employment do not apply to West Australia. November 27. Popular indignation in America ib growing against the brutality of foot ball as played in the United States. Thirteen players have been killed and 37 injured during the present season. The superintendent of the Japanese mcdical department reports that the killed and wounded during the war numbered 218,429, and the sick total 221,136. November 29. A shocking railway disaster, at tended by considerable loss of life, is reported from Ame...
LOCAL AND GENERAL. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 2 December 1905
LOCAL AND GENERAL. ENTEETAINMKNT.-On Tuesday evening next an entertainment will be given by native and half-caste children in the Jubilee Hall. The youthful performers hail from Mr. McLeod's Minilya station, and have been educated by Mrs. McLeod. We understand the object ot the entertain ment ie to let the public see what can be done withtlflr natives by a proper system of education. All interested in the native question, axe invited to attend, no fee for admission being charged. LOWER GASCOTNE ROAD BOARD.--A special meeting of this board was held yesterday afternoon, at which were pre sent: Messrs. D. Matheson (chairman), D. Powell, J. H. Monger, and C. Matthews. Mr. Matthews proposed that Dalgety and Co.'s tender to supply 1,600 standards, 15 cwt. of No. 8 wire, and 50 cwt. of No. 10 wire for the sum of JB100, to be used in fencing the reserve at Reynold's Tank, be accepted. Seconded by Mr. Monger and carried. It was decided, on the mo tion of Mr. Monger, seconded by Mr. Powell, t...
FOREIGN RELATIONS. LONDON, November 26. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 2 December 1905
FOREIGN RELATIONS. LONDON, November 2-6. | Lord Rosebery, speaking last night at Falmontb, adhered to hie previous views on the Anglo-French agreement and with regard to Morocco. He denied being a Germanophile. He was a friend o£ Germany just as he was a friend of France and of every civilised Christian country; bnt jrhen a conflict arose he was a friend to no Power bnt Britain. If he had any predisposition towards any other conn try it was towards France. Lord Rosebery's references to Ger many have bitterly disappointed the Berlin newspapers.
CORRESPONDENCE. THE UPPER GASCOYNE ROADS BOARD. To THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 2 December 1905
CORRESPONDENCE. THE UPPER GASCOYNE ROADS BOABD. To THE EDITOR. Sir,-May I crave cpace in your valuable paper to bring before the notice of (be authorities the absolnte necessity of dis solving the Upper Gascoyne Boada Board and of creating a new board in lien thereof. It is impossible and impracticable foi the work to be carried on satisfactorily. It is acknowledged by the present members of the board that they cannot do justice to this district in its entirety. We will take just one instance: If a meeting is con vened it is held on the Murchison River, at either Hilly Hilly or Beeringarra stations, according to proposition, and a notice is issued summoning a member from the Gascoyne (shonld there be one) to travel a distance of 400 miles there and back to at tend. It is ont of all reason to expect the members of the Upper Gascoyne Boads Board, who all reside on or about the Mur chison, to hold their meetings on the Gas coyne, because they probably have not the time, meanB, or incli...
AMERICAN INSURANCE SCANDALS. LONDON, November 25. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 2 December 1905
AMERICAN INSURANCE SCANDALS. LONDON, November 25. ] Senator Piatt, of New York, testified before the commission of inquiry into the New York insurance scandals that while he had control of the Republican election machinery in Albany, N.Y., he received £2,000 annually from the Equitable Life Assurance Society, from the Mutual Life Assurance Society, and from the New York Life Assurance Society. The money was, be said, to be used to promote the election of office holders friendly to the subscribing companies. The Daily Telegraph states that with a view to influencing them against hostile legislation, the Mutual Life Assurance Society of New York maintained a lavishly-furnished house to entertain legislators, and that Albany House, which is popularly known throughout the country as the " house of mirth," is now for sale. Three Americans, named Hilbert, Mitchell, and Dr. Harle, were yester day sentenced to death in Mexico. The accused were charged with hav ing committed murders with the...
STOCK AND STATION NEWS. [Items of news intended for publication in this column will be gladly received.] [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 2 December 1905
STOCK AND STATION NEWS. [Items of news intended for publication in this column will be gladly received.] Tuberculosis in cattle is reported from the Osborne Park district. At a sale of sheep at York on Friday, the 24th inst., the following pricee were real ised :-1,000 ewes, 2-tooth to full mouth, 14e. ; 2 to 4-tooth ewes, 18s.; full mouth ewes, 16s. 6d.; -fat wethers, 17s. 6d.; fat ewes, 18s.; merino rams, 2-tooth, £3 3s. During the present year 50,000 sheep and over 3,000 cattle have passed Clifton Downs station en route to the Southern market or for intermediate stations. Messrs. B as ton & Co. are shipping per the s.s. Minilya the following wool: On account Messrs. J. & M. Fitzpatriek, 20 bales, on account Mr. C. Collins 30 bales, and on account Mr. John Fitzpatriek 2 bales. The shearing returns of Clifton Downs station show that 64,308 sheep passed over the boards this year, the output of wool being 977 bales, averaging over 3£ cwt. For the period from 19J0 to 1...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 2 December 1905
SHIPPING. OCEAN STEAMSHIP CO. LIMITED, AND WEST AUSTRALIAN STEAM NAVIGATION CO. LIMITED. QUICKEST ROUTE TO LONDON via JAVA and SINGAPORE. SlEAMSniPS. SULTAN. MINILYA. 2063 tons. 1 2744 tons. CAPT. P. TOWNLET. CAPT. E. RICHARDSON PAROO. CHARON. 2665 tons. 2681 tonB. CAPT. A. MILLS. CAPT. I. BELL. Fortnightly Services. SOUTH. From Singapore. From Carnarvon abont PAROO, Nov. 16. December 3. SULTAN, Dec. 1 December 15 CHARON, Dec. 15 December 29 MINILYA, Dec. 29 January 13 PAROO, Jan. 13,1906 January 27,1906 SULTAN, Jan. 28,1906 Feb. 11,1906 NORTH. From Fremantle. Carnarvon. MINILYA, Dec. 1 December 4 PAROO, Dec. 19. December 21 SULTAN, Jan. 2,1906 Jan. 4,1906 CHARON, Jan. 17 Jan. 20, 1906 These steamers, built especially for tlie trades are fitted with every modern appliance for tlie comfort of passengers. JAVA.-Large reductions made to families and c parties. LONDON.-Through tickets issued in conjunction with the P. & 0. Coy., transhipping at Singa pore. Apply to DALGETY &...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 2 December 1905
SUBSCRIPTIONS (POSTAGE INCLUDED) . I E. D. One Tear 15 0 Six Months 0 12 6 One Quarter ... 0 6 6 amonpst the paxloralists, minert. pearlers, and' bufines* people of the whole Worth. and therefore tcill be found a Jtnt-clast medium for adver tisers. Sates for advertising OK ap plication.
CARNARVON SPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 2 December 1905
CARNARVON- SPORTS. The following handicaps for the sports to be held at Carnarvon on New Year's Day hare been declared by the handicap-. pere (Messrs. Paul Sheard, G. A. Saunders, and F. T. Cowper) : SHEFFIELD HANDICAP, 120 yards. C. E. Evring G. T. Glass J. Glass A. Williams V. E. Foss V. Bonny C. A. Lindau C. Matthews Ids. . Scr. .. 2 .. 2 .. 5* . 5J 7 .. 7 . 8 L. Back C. Cole ... G. H. Boston J. H. Noonan J. D. Morgan N. D. Morgan., Yds. . 81 . 9 . 9 . 10 . 11 . 11 G. W. Capewell 13 D. Wheelock HUEDLE HANDICAP, 120 yards. G. T. Glass J. Glass A. Williams C. Matthews J. D. Morgan V. Bonny C. A. Lindau V. E. Foss F. Barrett Yds. . 2 . 3 . 6 . 6 6 . 6 . 7 . 7 . 7 15 Yds. . 7 S. H. Ferrier G. H. Baston ... 8 J. £. Hick in - botham ... 8 N. D. Morgan... 9 L. Back ... 10 G. W. Capewell 11 H. J. F. Morrell 11 220 YABDS HANDICAP. C. E. Ewing G.T. GlaBS J. Glass C. H. Hatton. V. E. Foss F. Barrett L. Back Yds. .. scr. . 2 . 2 . 5 . 8 . 9 . 10 C. A. Lindau .. C. Matthews .. J. H. Noonan .....
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 2 December 1905
taburtou Road Board. APPLICATIONS are INVITED from persons competent and willing to perform the duties of SECRETARY and GENERAL EXECUTIVE OFFICER. BATE, LICENSE and COMMONAGE FEES COLLECTOR. Salary £150 p r annum, and ten per cent, on moneys collected. Immediate application invited. Duties to begin January 1st, 1906. E. A. BURT, Chairman, Onslow. P.S.-Applications to be in not later than noon on Saturday, 30th December,' 1905. Lower Gascoyne Road Board. ri^ENDERS WANTED for PUTTING A DOWN A BORE at a spot about 7 miles north of the Gascoyne River, and opposite Mokolo. Boring plant will be lent by Mr. Fenner to successful tenderer. TENDERS . are also wanted -for PUT TING DOWN' a WELL at the above mentioned spot. TENDERS are also wanted for PUT TING DOWN A WELL on Carnarvon Ella Valla Road, where it crosses the boundary between Meeragoolia and Brick House Stations. * Separate tenders for boring and sinking to be put in at per foot, and CLOSE on' 30th DECEMBER, 1905. Specifications and...