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TRANSVAAL RAID COMMITTEE. LONDON, June 9. [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 18 June 1897
TBANBVJLAk iiAID COMMITTEE. IiOHDON, Jane 9, /" Sari Selboanjiel was «&£Amined be fore the Biud CotnVnitte, and testified that no official in the Colonial Office was co^niHtot*JoPDi?^afic^Soii'6 iu> ifptipn to enter the Transi'aal. the Coinmittee then adjourned" for the pgrpose of preparing; its re raid. Radicalnne wrspapen* complain the Inqniiy lis inafleq'uiite^ oiufl th*it7there has been a conspiracy of silence in] order to screca Mr. Ce«l Rhodes and j jc.a5mam>«SK t s x m ± ^
SOUTH AFRICAN AFFAIRS. ORANGE FREE STATE AND THE FRANCHISE LONDON, June 4. [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 18 June 1897
y». South African Affairs. ORANGE FREE STATE AND THE FRANCHISE Xjohdoh. June 4. The Paris correspondent-- of , ^hp " Times" states french financiers arecouvinced that Without reforms the will be seriously endangered. _vk-r ;r. : jAppalling1: xnortality_.is , reported among the natives ;in the northern pprtion of .the Transvaal, ^pwing to ; tlre pollution of the driulcing water by cattle affected with rinderpest. T^e^pMcs^dd? ft^ OnyggdW State -has - resolved. !tfa> jpW&t franchise to foreigners who have re sided in the con ntry-.three jeare,, withont reqniririg they ; shall Telt'n qnish their nationality. \ ^ Jane 11. Rhodes has started from CepeTown-forJRhodesia.
Queensland. BRISBANE, June 3. [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 18 June 1897
Queensland. Bbisba.se, June 3. j News received at Thursday Island from "Hong: Kong states that a gold rdbteiy on hoard the steamer Taiyinau is supposed to have taken place at Port Darwiu.. June 10. A fire at Mackay, Queensland, yester day, resulted in the destruction of pro perty to the vbIuc of £1,500. 6ir Charles Norruan will resume the Agent Generalship of Queensland in August next.
MAHOMMEDANS IN REVOLT. LONDON, June 16. [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 25 June 1897
MAHOMMEDANS IN EE VOLT. * XtoNDON, Jane 16. A Maliommedan rising on the north-west frontier of India is re ported. Captain Brown and Lieut. Hugh Alexander Cruickshank, two officers attached to a British force • tfcat^enconntered the rebejs being killed. The revolt whs inspired by a fanatic mollah, or Turkish chief. ' *" • y ~ '• -June 18. The British-Indian punitive ex pedition recently sent against the re bellions Hill tribes on the borders of Afghanistan attacked and rooted the .enemy.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 25 June 1897
from Marble Bar to Condon In Two Days. K. BUCKLAND )EGS to intimate to the travelling public tint he has established a Regular Coaching Service between Marble Bar and Condon, and will convey passengers over tin through journey in twodays. Coach leaves Marble Bar every Monday, returning from Condon every Friday. For Fuei and Carriage apply to Mc Donald, Fisher, A Co., Marble Bar, or Sydney-Hedley, Condon. ' 42 Nullagine Racing Club. FIRST ANNUAL MEETING. August 11,12, and 13, 1897 Officers. President: Jas. Isdell, Esq., J.P. Vice-Presidents: Walter Kingsmill, Esq., J.P., John Boyer, Ksq., Thomas Wal ters. Esq. Stewards: Messrs. Jas. Isdell, E. H. Aliearn, C. McLarty, S. P. Lynch, J. Boyer. P. Walsh, fi. Nicliolls, W. Uigp, M. O'Neill, T. Walters, E. Curley. Judge z Walter Higgs, Esq. 8tarter: Thos. Walters, Esq. Clerk of Scales : Alfred Eoyer, Esq. Treasurer: C. MrLartf, Esq. Handicap per: Thos. Walters, Esq. Secretary: S. P. Lynch, Ksq. Clerk of Course: K. H. Ahearn, Esq. PROGRAMME ...
SPORTING. THE TURF. BAMBOO CREEK RACES. NOMINATIONS FOR THREE HANDICAPS [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 25 June 1897
SPORTING. THE TURF. BAMBOO CREEK RACES. NOMINATIONS FOR THREE HANDICAPS Mr. Haste, secretary to l!ie Bamboo Creek Ktteing Club, bas handed us the following particulars of nominations for llic ihreo chief events at that club's ensu ing and initial meeting: — Pioneer Stakes. One and a quarter miles. Bang Jnverary El lie Monitor Bijou The Coon Iry Tliistle Durable Pilot Johnny Sam Plying Handicap. Six furlongs. Bang In veraly Elfie Monitor Bijou The Ooon Ivy Thistlo Morgan Pilot Johnny Sam Bamboo Cbekk Handicap. One and a half miles. Johnny Sam Bang Pilot Bijou Morgan Iry Durable The Coon Inverary Elfie Monitor
BRITISH AND FOREIGN. EARTHQUAKE IN INDIA. LONDON, June 16. [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 25 June 1897
BRITISH AND FOREIGN: KAKTHQUAKK IN INDIA. London, June 16. An earthquake experienced in India has done immense damage, whilst loss of . life resulted in Cal cutta. The ground opened iu some parts of the countrj, and railway bridges were broken, the train servi ces being dislocated. In five minutes eight natives were killed, and many injured, whilst the -cathedral aud various churches were damaged. June 18. The jubilee illuminations through out India have been .abandoned, it being decided to expend the money which was voted for that purpose in relieving the victims of the re-; cent earthquake. The earthquake extended to i the province of Assam, in the north east of India, where roads have been rendered impassable. - A road and a railway in Gou hati disappeared entirely, whilst every building was .levelled to the ground, many persons being killed.
ROEBOURNE NEWS. [BY TELEGRAPH.] ROEBOURNE, June 17. [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 25 June 1897
ROEBOURNE NEWS. [by telegraph.] Rokbourne, June 17. Owing to the drought, Cooyapooya station, reported as one of the best in the Norih-West, has been abandoned, and stock shifted to the Tableland. The weather continue? fine here. It is proposed to give Mr. II. W. Sholl.M-L.A-, a send -off before he leaves. QUAKTEK SESSIONS. . .The local supreme court criminal sessions opened yesterday, before Mr. Commissioner Roe, there being only one case down for hearing, vie., against Robert and Jimmy, aboriginals, for the murder of another aboriginal, named Harry, at Mackay's station on December 10 last, and against a native named Duncan, for inciting them to murder Harry. The evidence of the native witnesses went to show that Harry and his woman (named Minnie) were at a well called Uollandern looking after some sheep, when the three prisoners, and another native named Traveller, came to the well asking-Minnie where Harry was. She replied that he had gone turkey shoot ing. Jimmy and Robert then ...
CORRESPONDENCE. RESERVES WANTED. [TO THE EDITOR.] [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 25 June 1897
CORRESPONDENCE. RESERVES WANTED. [to THE EDITOB-] Sir,—Kindly allow me through the medium of your valuable columns to draw the attention of the Pilbnrra Roads Board to the necessity of the set ting aside of one or more reserves. At the presant time, if any owner of horses j or horse wishes to turn his team or teams out for & few weeks spell, he has to make arrangements with the neigh- j Injuring squatters, and the exorbitant charge of 1/6 per week per head deinauded by the latter, seems to me hardly in keeping with the amount paid by them as rent, namely, I believe, ten shillings per annum per thousand acres. I would suggest some permanent water-' hole, such as Eginbar on the wet weather, track to Gnudoii, being placed aside with say, 1000 acres. This reserve might be put under some control, and a small charge made. I am sure all horse owners will feel with rnc in this matter, and should the squatters complain, well, really, after all, they have only them sclvesTo blame for ...
DEATH OF BARNEY BARNATO. [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 25 June 1897
DEATH OF BABNEY BABNATO. Barney Barnato, the South African millionaire, has committed suicide by jumping overboard from the steamer Scott, in which he was proceeding to England. June 18. Barnato's self-destruction was doe to severe nervous strain, brought about by over-work. He was suffer ing from a delusion that he would die poor. It appears that immediately prior to Barnato jumping overboard from tbB steamer Scott, he was walking on the deck in apparently good spirits, and asked a passenger the time, but before any reply could be given he plunged overboard. Au officer of the vessel at once jumped after him, but failed to effect a rescue. The body was afterwardj picked op life being extinct. On the stock exchange of London all African stocks are greatly de pressed in consequence of Barnato's death. It has transpired Barnato thrice attempted to commit suicido before leaving Cape Town.
TAMBOURRAH. TAMBOURRAH, June 16. [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 25 June 1897
TAMBOUBRAH. &lt;fkom oltk ows ooksesfovdkst). Takbouksah, Jane 16. Steps are to lie taken, in conjunction with Western Shaw, to form a roads board, to include the country and con trol the roads, etc., necessary for these twoplaces and the North Shaw, and a meeting will shortly he held for that purpose. A capital road has been traversed• by Mesas. McKinnon and Ash ton from the Quartz Blow on the Shaw River to the present main road from Western , Shaw to. the Bar, and it is to be hoped I the existing roads board will take the matter of opening it np in hand without j delay, as it will not only considerably Bhorten the distance between here and Marble Bar, but is a far better route in every way, betides being of great ad van I tage to the North Shaw, through which | the new road will run. ' We are at present having thoroughly winter weather, and the south-easterly winds pre vailing, make an unusual ap pearance of coats necessary. On Mon day last there was a slight fall of rain,...
THE QUEEN'S JUBILEE. COLONIAL PREMIERS AT HOME. PATRIOTIC SPEECHES. TRADE RELATIONS DISCUSSED. GREAT ENTHUSIASM MANIFESTED. AN EPOCH IN THE NATIONAL HISTORY. [BY CABLE.] LONDON, June 16. [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 25 June 1897
;HE QUEEN'S JUBILEE. COLONIAL PBEMIEIiS AT HOME. PATRIOTIC SPEECHES. TRADE RELATIONS DISCUSSED. GREAT ENTHUSIASM MANI FESTED. AN EPOCH IN THE NATION 1L HISTORY. [by cable.] London, Jnne 16. Mr. Gladstone, in a ietter to the Cork "Advertiser" declares the Saltan s request to send an envoy to the Queeu's reign celebrations is an insolent address, and that if the Tur kish envoj'8do visit England they are likely to meet with a reception not calculated to prove agreeable. thousands of spectators witnessed toe review of the African, Maori, aud colouial forces by the Duke of Connaught at Chelsea barracks on Friday last. *1 he Indian, Trinidad, Borneose, British Guiuia, and Sierra Leone forces selected to take part in the jubilee celebrations, have arrived in Loudon. Ihe fioman Catholic Church, Quakers, and various monastic bodies, will send delegates to the tbauksgiviug service at St. Panl's Cathedral on June 22nd. On Friday last, a member of the British Empire League eutertaiued the colou...