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MINING NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 6 April 1897
MINING NOTES. Several finds of asbestos have been re ported to the Mines Department. A 10-head battery was started at Lady Bountiful, Black Flag, on Saturday. During last month the Boulder Persever ance crushed l,400oz. of gold from 700 tons. The Lady Shenton mine. Menzies, crushed 337 tons of ore for a yield of I392oz. of gold. ! The Golden Star has crushed eight tons of ! stone, and it is expected to realise 2oz. to the ! ton. "Çhe Queen of the Earth mine at Yerilla struck some very nice gold in sinking on the reef. Ore is being sent to South Australia for treatment from the Queen Margaret South mine, ~~ The Seabrook battery, at Northam, com mences crushing stone from Coolgardie this week. The Long Beef gold mine at Mount Magnet crushed 55 tons of stone yieIding86oz. 12dwt. of gold. The Yerilla Development Syndicate mine has yielded 62oz. 15 Jwt. of gold from a crush ing of 60 tons. Bich gold has been strack in the new shaft of the Reefer's Eureka mine, Kalgoorlie, at a depth of 3...
THE MOUNT CHARLOTTE ACCIDENT. FIVE DEATHS. Coolgardie, Sunday. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 6 April 1897
THE MOUNT CHARLOTTE ÄGGIDENT. ---: FIVE DEATHS. Coolgardie, Sunday. Jàmes McGaach, the fifth victim of the Mount Chatlotte disaster at Kalgoorlie, died on Saturday from the effects of dynamite fumes. John Bickcroft died on Friday. The other victims were Charles Wilson,; John Murphy and Ken Wilson. Further particulars areto hand concerning the terrible accident which occurred in.the. Mount Charlotte mine on Wednesday night. After the charges and detonators for the shaft sinkers had been prepared, the men left them with a large quantity of loose dyna mite on a plate on the 300ft. level, just near where a lighted "spider" candie was hanging. The " spider," which is a small caudle stick without a bottom, became heated, and the lighted candle fell out on to the dynamite. The occurrence was first noticed by the men who came from the bottom of the shaft to get the explosives. One of them made a dash and grasped the candle just as-the flame was spreading to the detonators. A small explo sio...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 6 April 1897
Shipping. THE PENINSULAS &ORIENTAL STEAM NAVIGATION COMP AST. THE P. & O. S. N. COM PANY, under contract with the Imperial, New South _" Wales, Victorian, and South A astral ian Governments, will despatch the following Bteamers for London, calling at Colombo, Aden, Brindifd. Malta, Gibraltar, and Plymouth: Steamers. Tau. Oomm&ndtr. Leaving George'« Sound. Parramatta Ballaarat Boree ... Himalaya Bri tans ia Victoria 4890 65« 6535 6527 C. V. Preston T. S. Angus A. B. Daniell A. W Adamson] J. L. Fa fitt WDG Worcester! April 10 ; s* Way 8 S3 Jane 5 18 BATES or PASSAGE MONET ; To London-First Saloon £60 bo £70. Second Saloon, .£35, JE3V, & JE40. Return Tickets from £65 to JE115. Beiern Tiokete . between any of the Eastern Colonies and New Zealand are mow available for 6 (six) months from date of embarkation. In the second saloon the arrangements hare been thoroughly reorganised, and the accomo dation which, the Company now. offers is nn Bnrpaased. Passage ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 6 April 1897
gOYAl, GBOBGB HOTEL ALBANY, W» A. Recognised ks the Best Family Hotel, flss been entirely renovated and modernised for the convenience and comfort of Visitors. 157m E. BEYNOLDS, Proprietor. Jg OT AL GE ORGE HOTEL ALBANY, W. A. Tariff Low, Table par Excellence. Baths Billiards, Stabling, &C Liquors and Cigars guaranteed ot the beat1 Brands. E. BEYNOLDS, 157A (Recently from England) Proprietor
CRICKET. NORTH v. WEST. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 6 April 1897
CRICKET. NOETH v. WEST. The match on Saturday last was between representatives of the North and West clubs. North put their best team in the field, but thc West had two absentees. The latter were the first to bat. Seddin and E. Mar chant faced the trundling of Cox and Miller. Each batsman scored a single off the first over, but Mil er's second ball completely beat Beddin and knocked the three stumps down. This was a bad beginning, but a disaster followed in the next over which made the West supporters look glum. E. Marchant tried to Int One from Cox and was clean bowled. This player's early dis missal was regretted by all lovers of cricket as his attractive batting is usually looked forward to by everyone but the fieldsmen. Five wickets fell for 19 runs and the next four only added six more. Some excitement was caused by the stand made by II. Mar chant and C. Milne who put on 19 runs for the last wicket. The former batted much better than usually and with practise should keep in for...
NEW SOUTH WALES. FIRE AT BROKEN HILL. Broken Hill, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 6 April 1897
NEW SOUTH WALES. -*-- I FIBS AT BROKEN HILL. i Broken Hill. Saturday. ¡ Yesterday morning a three-roomed wood and iron cottage, owned and occupied by a man named Varoco, was discovered to be on fire. The family was in bed at the time, and bad only time to rush half naked out of the house. Nothing was saved: The origin ol the fire is a mystery. The building was not insured. THE ABSCONDING PAYMASTER. \ Sydney, Monday. It is stated that Craddock, the paymaster of the Katoomba, has deposited £1,900 ont of the £2,400 stolen in the Safe Deposit Bank, He will appear in court to-day ,on the charge of larceny. Mrs. Craddock's mother states that her daughter introduced him to her as Harper, anelectrical engineer, and she thoroghiy believed that was his name and profession. NEW HEBBIDES. j TEBBIBLE DBOUGHT, The latest reports from the New Hebrides show that a terrible drought exists in parts I of the group and the natives have to drink the contents of the young .cocoa nuts as not a drop of wat...
INTERCOLONIAL. VICTORIA. A POISONING CASE. Melbourne, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 6 April 1897
INTERCOLONIAL. VICTORIA. A POISONING CASE. Melbourne. Saturday. On Tuesday an inquest was held at Numur kah on the cody of Blanche Lancaster, who died suddenly on Sunday. The deceased on Friday, complained of being ill and took to bed with abdominal pains. She died in violent convulsions. The stomach was sent to the Government anaiysist, and the inquest was adjourned, Mr. Blackett found, suf ficent strychnine in the stomach to causé death. There was nothing to show whether the poison was self-administered qi not. DrSTBESSED ACTOB6' FUND. There was a crammed house at the Princess's Theatre yesterday, when a per formance was given in aid of the Distre sed Actors' Fund. Great amusement was caused by the production of the trial scene from " Pickwick." Mr. J. C. Williamson was the judge, Serjeant Buzfuz was taken by Mr. J. ii. Purves, Q.C., and Mr. Titheradge also appeared, ¿he proceeds amounted to £470, the record house for Australia. MB. AND MBS. BBOUGH. : . Melbourne, Monday. Mr. and ...
HOW DID THE THIEF GET IN? [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 6 April 1897
HOW DID THE THIEF GET IN? j You wake np some morning and miss your watch, your'purse, your best clothes and other valuables. Yet neither you nor any other member of your family heard a sound during the night. Neither is there a sign of how the thief got into the house nor by what road he decamped. You rush round and tell tho police and also decide to keep a dog and a shot gun. You will let thieves know they mnsn't come fooling around your premises after this. A sensible procedure. Meanwhile your watch, your money, &c., a~e gone. Quite so. Now suppose I should tell you that the thief who stole y mr property never entered your house at all ; that he was born in it ; had lived twenty years in it ; never had been out of it till he went off with your things albeit not a soul of von had ever seen or Iward of him. What would yon say to me ? You would call me an idiot and threaten to have me sent ba ¡k : to the asylum. But don't be too sure. | "Later on," says Mr. Healan,"rheumatism...
PERTH v. FREMANTLE. Perth, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 6 April 1897
PERTH v. FREMANTLE. I Perth, Mondar. The test match, Peith v. Fremantle, com menced on Saturday. Fremantle were all out for 123 and Perth lost five wickets for 26. The attendance was the largest ever seen at a match at the port. The highest scorers for the Port eleven were Thurgood, caught Bennett, 30 and W. Bateman, l.b.wM 23. A FEABLIKG lugger the property of Cap tain Hemsworth is reported to be a total wreck on the Lacepede Islands. &lt; DUBING- the first three months of .this year the total number of arrivais at the ports &lt;of the colony was 20,838 compared with 14,862 in the first quarter of 1896. The departures' for the corresponding periods were 6,164 and 9,164 respectively. The net increase to the population of the colony by excess of arrivals over departures during the first three months of the year was 11,674. CBACK SHOTS IN WAH.-Many people assert that crack shots are not of the slightest value in war, because they find men on the move very different to ...
South Africa. London, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 6 April 1897
South Africa. 1 - London. Saturday, i The Africander leaders are alarmed at the political outlook, and haye warned President Kroger that he"has no friends in Europe, and that he must not rely npon the aid of the Africanders. Omland, a Dutch organ, says the Queen's wish for a peaceful jubilee alone had prevented the sending of 20,000 troops to South Africa. Sir Charles Dilke is urging the British Government to convene a con ference to consider measures for enforc ing the better treatment of the African natives. Mr, Curzon said the Government were parleying with the Powers for the hold ing of a conference. He denied that the Niger Company were exercising an ille gal monopoly.
CRETE. London, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 6 April 1897
London, Saturday, I Mr, Balfour, replying to Mr. Labouchere, said the freedom of Grete would certainly be secured, but he was unable to speak with the same confidence as ts the prospects of European peace. Mr. Gladstone, in a letter, says the Powers are not entitled to chose Hhe ruler of Grete though they might be dis posed to recognise the Ottoman suzer ainty.
POLICE COURT. ALBANY: SATURDAY, APRIL 3. [Before Mr. R. C. Lottie, R.M.] REMANDED CASE. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 6 April 1897
POLICE COURT. -* ALBANY : SATURDAY, APBIL 3. I Before Mr. B. G. Lottie, B.M.] BE MAN DED CASE. Edward Morley, who had been twice remanded, was discharged on the application of the police. Prisoner had given himself up as a deserter from the 74th Regiment at Colombo, and enquiries were made into the case by the police. A letter had been received from the Chief Curnmissioner of Police at Perth ordering Morley to be medically examined, so as to ascertain whether he was at present fit for service. The doctor'6 report was not favorable, and it «ras therefore decided not to take any further steps, but have him discharged. MOTHERS, DOTOU REALIZE how your little onrs suffer when their tender skins are liter ally on fire with itching and burning eczemas and other itching, ecaly, and blotchy skin and scalp diseases ? To know that a warm oath with COTICURA. S' -AP and a single application of CUTICURA (ointment), the great skin cure, will in the great majority of cases, afford instant relief, p...
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. ARRIVALS. SATURDAY, APRIL 3. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 6 April 1897
SHIPPING INTELLIGENOE. -* ARRIVALS. SATUBDAY, APRIL 3. WAHOONGA, S.S., from Fremantle. Passen gers for here : Mesdames Scheren, Bera yaize and child ; Miss Williams, Messrs Scheren, Young, Anderson, Robinson (2). BOB BOT, s.e , from Esperance. Passengers for here ; Mrs. Canning and boy ; Messrs Roberte, Keyser, B_te and Dr. Baker. ADSTBAC, B.M.S., from Eastern Colonies. Passengers from here : Mesdames Jacobson and two children, Black and infant, Boss child, Taylor, Jones, Grose, Jeffrey and four children, Beibcs (2) and two children, Philpot, Webb, McDonald ; Misses Pilmer, Hill, Emerson, Anderson (2), Stewart, and Sister Minnie ; Messrs Gallagher, Ryan, Mallett (2), Bass, Drummond, Holder, Quantock, Abbott, Grigor, Perry, Elliott, Keerath, Barlow, Crudace, Taylor, Phatlon, Stringer, Goyder, Law, McPhee, Beibes, j Beid, Norcott, Brown, Collings, Woolley, Bowe. Stewart, Dadson, Vine, McKenzie, West, Smith, Helsham, Taylor, Campbell, McCann, Edwards, and Forrester. ' KOONOOWASBA, s.s....
THE JAMESON RAID. THE WEST AUSTRALIAN PRISONER. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 6 April 1897
THE JAMESON RAID, THE WEST AUSTRALIAN PRISONER, With reference to Messrs. Davies (a son of Mr. M. C. Davies, of Karridale) and Sampson, the two prisoners who refused to plead tor mercy to President Kruger, a Blue book has been published by Mr. Chamberlain. The Blue-book contains a long commonica tion made by Mr. Davies to the Premier of his native, colony, Sir John Forrest. In this, while thanking the Premier for bis sympathy on personal grounds, Mr. Davies shows his sterling qualities by saying that his support would be much more appreciated if transferred to the cause for which he was fighting-the redress of the Uitlander griev ances. The writer continues : When Germany threatened to interfere with England's bouth African policy, Aus tralia spoke as with one voice. It is a ques tion if now it is not again time for Australia to speak, when England permits 5,000 Aus tralians, together with 35,000 other loyal British subjects, to be treated like niggers in a country of which Her Maje...