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DROWNING FATALITIES. SYDNEY, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Herald — 18 January 1902
DBOWNIJm FATALITIES. Sydnet, PriilaT Miss Thorpe, whilst bathing off the beach at Manly, was caught by an un dercurrent and swept out to sea. Frederick Smalpage, bathing near by, wjas also carried away/ There were hundreds of people on* he beach at the time. Many at tempts were made to reircue them.. Six persons had to be rescued them selves with the aid of life lines. Smal page's body was recovered. His wife and children witnessed his death.
WISE AND OTHERWISE. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Herald — 18 January 1902
WISE AND OTHERWISE. At a recent service in a cliureh not far fron. Wflgin, the preacher had concluded his ser mon, and, on folding up his notes, remarked " Brethren, .will now break the monotony by calling onpthe organist for a tune." Bis hearers heaved a sigh of relief, and the organ ist commenced to play. At York recently the local constable was engaged in collecting agricultural statistics, and, with that object, wsb interrogating a farmer who had come into the town. " How many ducks have you," asked the collector. " Four," . replied the farmer. . But after a moment's reflection he added, " There are only three ducks; the other one is a drake." Asked how many head of poultry were on the farm, he replied : " We had ten pigs last week, but we killed one for Xmss." A Katanningite, recently returned from Perth, criticising the quadrupeds at Karra kattathat had been selected for the Com monwealth Contingent, described them as a miserable looking lot. A Broome Hill resi dent, whose hor...
NEWS IN BRIEF. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Herald — 18 January 1902
NEWS IN BRIEF. The output of gold from Human's Brown Hill mine for December mi 5,2S4^oz. Two Italians who loft the Anaconda mine for Malcolm were bushed. One reached Homo's Well in safety, but the other was onnd dead. A beat wave is being experienced inland— 114deg. : have; been registered at Malcolm, liodeg. atCue, and lO&deg. at fbdc Hill. A fata? «eoi(&nt oecuni o», Tuesday at the Pad HiH Company's mine through a maii droppShga lighted caudle into aheap of blasting powder. |iAn inquest wae held at Adelaide on Monte concerning the death of a child who was found to have died from coal gas poisoning. The mother, Mrs Kennedy, was arretted. A tmgic occurrence] ha# fadwn place at Menzies, an elderly man being eavsgley assaulted and his supposed assailant commit ting suicide. General French Commandant of the Military Forces in . New South Wales, has eq>plied fer the command of the Federal Contingent now preparing to go to South Africa. Meny Austrian newspapers are spe...
NARROGIN. January 17. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Herald — 18 January 1902
NARROGIN, (FROM our correspondent.) Jaiiuarv 17. A, general meeting of members of the Nar rogio Turf Club waB held at the Hordern Hotel ou Saturday, the 11th inst., for the purpose of electing officers and calling for tenders for the fencing of the straight, erec tion of stewards' stand, weighing enclosure, ' etc. Mr Brown was elected to the chair. 1 There was a very enthusiastic gathering of sportsmen present. Mr Chipper proposed that the secretary call for tenders for erecting posts around the inside of the track, and in formed the meeting that if sufficient funds were not available for the purpose he would : guarantee the balance. The generous offer 1 was accepted with thanks. The secretary was instructed to call for tenders as soon as pos sible. At the request of the chairman the secretary then read an approximate statement ef the finances, and after discussion it was re solved that the secretary he requested to call for tenders for fencing the straight running, and for the erec...
NARROGIN. January 23. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Herald — 25 January 1902
NARROGIN. (FEOM OETB COEBESPONDENT.) .January 23. Whether the kaleidoscopic changes of tne political horizon results in a railway being built from the Collie Coalfields to Narrogin, en route to j the goldfields, or the whole subject being consigned to the " Waters of ' Let he, or, in other and more vulgar terms, the waste-paper basket, nothing can now alter the very palpable fact ( that Narrogin js unquestionably tbe future leading agricultural centre of ! the Great Southern line. To the most , casual visitor passing through Nar rogin, the amount of produce in transit and stacked up in every part of the yard, showing the utter in ability of the powers that be to cope ! witb the abnormal traffic, all those signs go to show that though Narrogin has never been a boomed township, the steady influx of the right class of settlers is bringing the place forward so fast that the most sanguine of her pioneers must long ago have had his highest hopes gratified. I cannot finish this article wit...
KOJONUP NOTES. January 23. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Herald — 25 January 1902
KOJONUP NOTES. (fbom a coerespondekt.) January 23. Kojonup shook off the dull sloth that it is credited with enshrouding itself on Friday, 17th instant, when a district cricket match was played on the Recreation Ground, and one of the most enjoyable dances for some i time held in the Agricultural Hall, i A fair sprinkling of spectators wit nessed the match, which resulted in a win for Mr Bagg's team by 3 "hiekets and 9 runs. Scores :— Bagg's Tjeam—First innings. J G Young, b C Vauzulicom ... 7 i R Treasure, b T Larsen ... 11 j W Dearie, e and b C Vanzulicom 0 I J Dearie, b T Larsen ... 0 j R Krakoeur, run out ... 8 H Vanzulicom, b C Vanzulicom 1 Leo Treasure, not out ... 1 T Evans, b T Larsen ... 1 E Bagg, b T Larsen ... 2 Sundries ... 5 Total ... 36 Second Ir.nings. C Vanzuiieom, c H Van, b T Larsen ... 15 G Dearie, b Bagg ... ... 4 C /an, run out ... ... 5 Cecil Van, b Young ... ... 0 J Kenny, lbw, b Young ... 3 J Dearie, not out ... ... 9 T Evans, b Krakoeur ... 2 J Norrish, b T ...
ANNING ROADS BOARD. ORDINARY MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Herald — 25 January 1902
FANNING ROADS BOARD. ORDINARY MEETING. ae ordinary monthly meeting of ocal Roads Board was held at the icultural Hall on Saturday, Janu 18. Present: Messrs A. E. Piesse irtnan), M. Cronin, E. R. Bell, 1 iarstone, P. Ounneen, A. Prosser, the secretary. 'he minutes of previous ordinary ,-aihly meeting were read and con ined. A letter was received from the nds Department enclosing forms to signed in connection with the road using E27. Received. Letter from the Bands Department ring that the deviation asked for on j zier-road had been put in hand, eived. •om Lands Department stating a reserve, No. 7977, had been set for gravel purposes. Received. : >m the acting Under Secretary Public Works stating that the artment could not advance £200 nst the annual grant, but would villing to meet the Board with a ller amount. Mr T. Garstone . ■eupon moved, Mr P. Cuuneeu nding,—"That the Ur.der-Seere f be asked for £100 to meet the eut maintenance expenses." Car 1. "romthe Lands Department statin...
LOCAL COURTS. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Herald — 25 January 1902
LOCAL COURTS. ©r Blac-t, B31attends the und'ernienlroned I places en the days specified, fur the purposeof j ooiidncting LecalCourt*-'r— Kntannmg, third Wednesdey each month N arvegin. second Friday each mouth, AYagin, third l'iday each month Kojonup, last Fii'hiy each ir.ontb> Iffir; T. H. Stansbury, Clerk of Courts at Ka.. l.iiing, visits Kojonup every third Wed nesday
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Herald — 25 January 1902
THE SAME OLD STORY. J. A. Kelly relates an experience similar to tbat which has happened in alrost every neighborhood in the United States and has been told and re-told by thousands of others. He says : " Last summer I had an attack of dysentery and purchased a bottle of Cham berlain's Colic, Cholera, and Diarrhoea Re medy, which I used according to directions, and with entirely satisfactory results. The ] trouble was controlled much quicker than former attacks when I used other remedies." Mr. Kelly is a well known citizen of Hender son, N.C., TT. .A. For sale by F and C Pie^se, Katanning and Wagin. Several letters to the editor, and other correspondence, which have been received, will appear next issue. Poltce Court,—At the Katanning Police Court yesterday (before Dr Black and Mr A. E. Piesse, Js.P.) an old man named David Thornley was fined 10s for being drunk. Boor Singh, a Hindoo hawker, was charged with having, on the 23rd day of January, been in unlawful possession of a sovere...
Wagin. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Herald — 25 January 1902
Wagm. C. Just, Coaehhuilder and General Blaet. wuitli J. V. H" Kenke, Saddler (!'. L. Geel, General Storekeeper A. iloUAJf, Uide-and General Buyer J, Facet, Bootmaker F. M. BrTTFLEED, General'Storekeeper F. & C. PrKSSE, General Storekeepers A. 3>oiG&lt;, Bntelier and Baker J. Sl'Uatt, Wagiw Hotel H. SrRAGG, Federal Hotel
NARROGIN ROADS BOARD. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Herald — 25 January 1902
NARROGIN ROADS BOARD. A special meeting of the Roads Board was held on Saturday, the 18th inst, for the purpose of electing a chairman for the ensuing 12 months. There were present: Messrs Brown, Fitts, Palmer, Treforfc, Clayton, and Nash Mr Clayton proposed that Mr Brown be elected chairman. Seconded by Mr Treforfc. Mr Brown said that, while being sensible of the honor conferred upon him by being proposed for chairman, he at the same time regretted the absence of the ex-chairman, Mr W H Ingram, whom he much desired to see present, so that the members should have the opportunity of re-electing him if they so desired. Mr Brown was then unanimously elected, and thanked the members present for their support, and hoped to merit a continuance of their regard and esteem. Mr Nash asked the Board to con sider the advisability of improving the road between Narrogin and Mr Ste vens', and also between Narrogin and Stanley Cowcher's. The chairman stated that Mr Nash's suggestions would be consi...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Herald — 25 January 1902
Can you Afford to be without it.— Mr. E. Sharpe, of Albany, was suffering from a severe cougli, left, as a legacy after an attack of influenza. He was induced to try Cura eougli, and the first dose gave liim instant relief. Proprietors, Campbell-Coclirane and Co., chemists, Albany and Ravensthorpe. Local agent, C. A. Harris, storekeeper, Ka tanning. * Speaking in London on Monday Sir Henry Campbell-Banr.erman declared that Lord Milner and Mr Chamberlain were the chief obstacles of peace.
BUSINESS DIRECTORY. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Herald — 25 January 1902
BUSINESS DIRECTORY. "I lie following business people have ad wrlisaments appearing in this issue — Katani:ing". F. & C Piesse, General .Merchants J. Cass, Draper. C A IIahkis, General Storekeeper F A Bkeok, Saddler IVst. Baker, Butcher M Eejub, Coffee I alaee A. W. BieiiTEE, General' Blacksmith and' ibachbutlder C. . McLeoi), ITai aiming Hotel' Miss M. J.Beowx, £oyal: Exchange Hotel A. E. > ewak & Co., Hairdressers, Sta laoners, etc G F Wakke, Macliiiim\y Agent? J Goued, Fruiterer, etc
THE SECOND FEDERAL CONTINGENT. MELBOURNE, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Herald — 25 January 1902
THE SECOND FEDERAL CONTINGENT. Melbourne, Friday. In connection with the preliminary organisation of the second Common wealth Contingent, Sir John Forrest, Minister of Defence, has issued in structions to the State commandants, directing special attention to the necessity for insisting upon extensive bush experience in the officers. Those who are candidal s for commissions must be men used to bush life and trekking. These are the men who, the Minister thinks, are needed just now for the guerilla warfare that is going on. Whether the original in structions as to previous experience in war being requisite will be enforced on this occasion depends upon the volunteering next week. It is thought, however, that instructions will be framed in this particular.
Money Orders. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Herald — 25 January 1902
Money Orders. Iktaxd.—Not exceeding £5, 6d.,- shove £5, and not exceeding £10, Is.; above £10, and not. exceeding £15, Ife. 6d'.;. above £15, and not exceeding £20, 2s Interstate.—Above £1' and not exceeding £2, 9d.; above &lt;£2. and not exceeding £5, Is. 6d.;- above £5&lt;an-d not exceeding £7, 2&. 3d.; above £7 and not exceeding £10, 3s^ above • £10- and not exceeding £12, 3s-. 9d ; above £12 and not exceeding- £2S, -Is^fid.; above £15 and not exceeding £17, 5s. 3d.; abova £17 and not exceeding £20, 6s
WILLIAMS. January 23. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Herald — 25 January 1902
WILLIAMS. (from our correspondent.) January 23. A. very old and highly esteemed re sident in the person of Mr Alex M'ln tyre passed over to the silent majority on the 21st inst. at the local hospital, aged 58. He was buried the day fol lowing in the Roman Catholic portion of the local cemetery, his remains being followed to the grave by over 120 residents of the district. The pall bearers were Messrs Petebell, Lilly, Vaag, and Jacob. Six orphan children are left to mourn their loss, his wife having predeceased him some 18 months. Father Phelan carried out the last rites of the Church in a most «olemn and impressive manner. The following sent wreaths :—Mrs Loton, Mrs Roughan, Mrs Cornwall, Mrs Bailey, Mrs Jacob, Mrs Lilly, and others. A meeting of the local racing club, held on Saturday, 18th inst., decided to hold a race meeting on March 6. Dr Roughan was elected president and Mr J H Bailey secretary, and with two such capable and energetic officers in the van the meeting gives ever...
Rates of Postages. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Herald — 25 January 1902
Bates of Postages. TjEtteus.—I f delivered at any Post-Office for deliver v within. the postal delivery limit of such office, for erery ioz., or fraction (up to 51bs, Id. Beyond" such limits; for every ioz. or or fraction of ioz:, up to- 3ibs, (dimen sions not to exceed the maximum allowed for packets), 2d Post Cakds.—If posted at any post-office fur delivery within the postal.delivery of sucli office, Id.; bevond such limits III Packets.—For every 2bzs- or fraction of 2ozs, up to -libs Id iNEvrsrAPEits.—Printed"and posted in the Colony for delivery beyond t.lie boundaries of t3ie Ci y or-Town at which they may be pub lished. and posted within one-week from date of pnbScation not exceeding iOozS; free. For aver* additional lOozs or fraction of lOozs (each) id. For each- newspaper posted f day.' after publication, not exceeding lOczs, Id- for every additional lOozs or fract ion of lOozs, Id. Newspapers must be posted one hour before tlie closing of. the- mail by which th'ey am intend...