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BROOME MURDER. PERTH, December 15. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 16 December 1905
BROOME MURDER. PEETH. December 15. The execution of Hagen, Marquez, and Espada for tbe murder of a man named Liebglid at Broome on August 30 last was carried out at Fremantle gaol yesterday morning. Hagen stoutly protested bis in nocence right up to tbe last moment. Espada when asked if he wished to speak remained silent. Marquez confessed he was guilty of the murder. The white man Hagen was hanged alone, while the two coloured men were executed together. After the cap had been adjusted over Espada's head tbe hangman pressed the lever, and was just about to release the bolt when it was observed that Espada had managed to work bis pinioned arms in such a position as to enable him to seize the rope in his right hand. The execution was marked by a sensational incident. After the (rope had been taken from Es pada's grasp, it would appear he made another attempt to reach it. On observing this, Chief Warder Webster, who was standing on tbe platform, stepped forward with the intention of p...
VICTORIA. MELBOURNE, December 10. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 16 December 1905
VICTORIA. MELBOURNE, December 10. A shocking tragedy occurred at Bendigo on Friday. A young man named Scanlon, who bad been, staying at one of the city hotels, called at his mother's residence and asked to see his mother. He was admitted by Miss Donaldson, who is in Mrs. Scanlon's employ. Miss Scanlon, on hearing her brother's voice walked towards him, and MisB Donaldson returned to the kitchen. A few minutes later two shots were heard in rapid succes sion, and Miss Donaldson and a furni ture carrier named Batton (who was engaged in packing farnitnre in one of the rooms) rushed into the hall. As they did so they heard a third shot. Button grappled with Scanlon and wrested the revolver out of bis hands. He then turned his attention to Miss Scanlon, who appeared to be badly wounded. The police and doctor were called in, and Miss Scanlon was removed to the hospital, where - she died a couple of hours later. An ex amination showed that two bullets had struck her, one passing throngh the...
CARNARVON SPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 16 December 1905
CARNARVON SPORTS. The following handicaps for the sports to be held at Carnarvon on New Tear's Day have bun declared by the handicap pers (Messrs. Paul Sheard, G. A. Saunders, and F. T. Cowper) : SHEFFIELD HANDICAP, 120 yards. C. E. Ewing G. T. Glass J. Glass A. Williams V. E. FOBS V. Bonny C. A. Lindaa C. Matthews Id.. . Scr. .. 2 .. 2 .. 5* .. 5J .. 7 .. 7 .. 8 Yds. . 8* . 9 . 9 . 10 L. Back C. Cole ... G. H. Baston J. H. Noonan J. D. Morgan ... 11 N. D. Morgan... 11 G. W. Capewell 13 D. Wheelock ... 15 HUEDIIK HANDICAP, 120 yards. G. T. Glass . J. Glass A. Williams , C. Matthews , J. D. Morgan V. Bonny C. A. Lindan V. E. Foss F. Barrett Tds. 2 . 3 .. 6 .. 6 6 .. 6 .. 7 .. 7 .. 7 Tds. . 7 . 8 S. H. Ferrier G. H. BaBton J. R. Hickin botham ... 8 ST. D. Morgan... 9 L. Bnck ... 10 G. W. Capewell 11 H. J. F. Morrell 11 220 "SARDS HANDICAP. C. E. Ewing . G. T. Glass J. Glass C. H. Hutton, V. E. Foss F. Barrett L. Back Yds. Tds. .. scr. C. A. Lindaa ... 10 . 2 C. Matthews 10 . 2 J. H. N...
INTER-STATE NEWS. NEW SOUTH WALES. SYDNEY, December 11. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 16 December 1905
INTER-STATE NEWS. ? NEW SOUTH WALES. STDNET, December 11. In the Assembly on Friday, tbe Premier (Mr. Carrntbers) moved ; "This Honse desires to express its profound dissatisfaction at the treat ment accorded to the State by tbe Federal Parliament in many matters of seriouB concern, more especially in regard to the selection of the Federal territory for the seat of government, and that the Federal Government should afford tbe electors of the State an opportunity to express an opinion on the aforesaid subject." Speaking on the motion Mr. Carrathers said New South Wales had been trampled under foot by the Federal Govern ment. He also remarked that through out .the State* there was a feeling of dismay and grievious disappointment with federation. The Premier's motion was carried by 42 votes to 2, many of the Opposition refusing to ?ote. December 11. A tragedy took place at Petersham, a suburb of Sydney, last night. A young woman was shot and her assail ant committed suicide. The woman ...
SPORTING. CANNING PARK RACES. PERTH, December 11. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 16 December 1905
SPORTING. 1 CANNING PARK RACES. PERTH, December 11. The Canning Park races were held on Saturday in the presence of a large attend ance. The racing was above the average for a suburban meeting, many Derby and Cup candidates competing. The results were Park Handicap.-The Bee 1, Storm Queen 2, Clare 3. Trial Stakes!-Hurley Barley 1, Wheel arra 2, Wise Step 3. Canning Handicap, 1 mile 150 yards. Green Mountain 1, Strathavon 2, Donovan 3. This was a splendid race, Green Moun tain winning by a neck, while half a length separated the second and third horses. Time, 1 min. 63 sec. Steeplechase.-Listnagbar 1, "Wild Deer 2, Batolga 3. Galloway S tikes.-Try Again 1, Brans wick 2, Wheelarra 3. Stipendiary Handicap.-Smith 1, Soldene 2, Floando 3.
GENERAL NEWS. LONDON, December 9. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 16 December 1905
GENERAL NEWS. LONDON, December 9. | A terrible railway collision attended with loss of life occurred yesterday in Nebraska, United States. One of tbe trains was a mail train, and all the postal officers were killed and 25 pas sengers were injured. Tbe mail'train was fired by the impact and was soon enveloped in flames. Tbe leading professors at Tokio University have resigned because the Government dismissed one of their number for dissenting to the terms of the Portsmouth treaty of peace. The farmers of the Orange River Colony are asking for the importation of Indians owing to the scarcity of Kaffir labourers. December 11. A fire occurred yesterday at La Carraca, an arsenal at Cadiz, a port of; Spain. The damage occasioned is estimated at £87,500. Two torpedo boats were destroyed. The Porte having accepted the Powers' terms with regard to the establishment of control in Mace donia, the incident which led to the recent naval demonstration is closed. Tbe unemployed fund initiated by Q...
PERTH CUP AND RAILWAY STAKES. SECOND PAYMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 16 December 1905
PERTH CUP AND RAILWAY STAKES. SECOND PAYMENTS. PXBTH, December 12. The second payments for the Cap and Railway Stakes fell due on Monday. There are 33 horses left in the Cap and 47 in the Railway Stakes. PERTH CUP, two miles. st. Ib Piata Pins Mando Phaedra Hildebrand ... Barbarossa ... H&uraka Scorcher Barindi Homeward Boand The Shamrock Troubridge ... Thor Mariner Yariena Lord Middle ton efc.Eb 7 6 Nothos Graud Bnpidi Fifenesi The Snail Ava1on Strath&Ton .. Sport Royal .. Zeus Czarevitch .. Circuln« Loredano Trenwith Durbar Possum Betsy Burke... Green Moun tain War Chief ... Cypher RAILWAY STAKES, one mile and a quarter. 6 7 Nothos Fifenets Grand Rapids Hatteras Meteorite The Snail Golden Lily .. Trenwith Sport Royal.. Possum Stratharon .. Aralon Katoomba Fop Darbar Bullion Circnlus Czaroritch Zeus ... Betsy Burke... 8 War Chief ... 8 Green Moun tain ... 8 Pius 8 Piata 8 Gerardy ... 7 st.ffi 10 0 9 12 9 7 9 6 9 6 9 3 9 3 9 3 9 3 9 0 8 12 8 12 8 9 Phadra Barindi Tro...
THE WOOLLEN TRADE. LONDON, December 13. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 16 December 1905
THE WOOLLEN TRADE. LONDON, December 13. ' The tmomcial tariff commission which was promoted by Mr. Chamber lain has published a summary of the evidence taken respecting the -woollen industry. The witnesses were prac tically unanimous in declaring that the industry was deteriorating and no branch of it was expanding. They stated it was losing ground in the foreign and home market, that the number of hands was decreasing, that the value of mill property was depre ciating, and that nnless remedies were speedily suggested the decline which had already reached great dimensions would become more marked.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 16 December 1905
Auction Sale, MESSES. BASTON & CO. hare re ceived instructions from Sergeant Smyth to eell by PUBLIC AUCTION on NEW YEAR'S DAT, At the Police Tarda, 3 CONDEMNED POLICE HOBSES. Tamil and conditions at time of sale. Time of Sale will be fixed later. GEO. BASTON, I Auctioneer. Carnarvon Municipal Council. TENDERS are inTited tip to noon of TUESDAY, 2nd JANUARY, 1906, for PUTTING UP If MILES of 6-WIEE FENCING at Bibbawarra. Specifications to be seen at ths offices of j the Mayor and Town Clerk. i The lowest or any tender not necessarily accepted. * WM. NEWMAN, Town Clerk. Carnarvon, December 8, 1905. Carnarvon Municipal Conncil. NOTICE is hereby given that on and after January 1, 1906, the above Conncil will refuse to issue licenses for the agistment of goats; and further, that any goats found roaming within the townsite of Carnarvon after the date mentioned will j be destroyed. By order of the Council, WM. NEWMAN, Town Clerk. Public Notice. MY patience with respect to TRES PASS...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 16 December 1905
SKIPPING. OCEAN STEAMSHIP CO. LIMITED, AND WEST AUSTRALIAN STEAM NAVIGATION GO. LIMITED. QUICKEST KOTJTE TO LONDON -da JAVA and SINGAPORE. STEAMSHIPS. SULTAN. MINILYA. 2063 tons. 2744 tons. CAPT. P. Townlet. CAPT. E. Richabdson PAROO. CHARON. 2665 tow. 2681 tons. CAPT. A. MXLLS. CAPT. I. BELL. Fortnightly Services. SOUTH. From Singapore. From Carnarvon about SULTAN, Dec. 1 December 16 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 PABOO, Dec. 19. December 21 SULTAN, Jan. 2,1906 Jan. i, 1906 CHARON, Jan. 17 Jan. 20, 1906 These steamers, built especially for tlie trade? are fitted witlL every modern appliance for tlie comfort of passengers. JAVA.-Large reductions made to families and parties. LONDON.-Through tickets issued in . conjunction with the P. & 0. Coy., transhipping at Singa pore. Apply to DALGETY & COY., LTD., PERTH FREMANTLE GERALDTON CARNARVON COS...
LOCAL AND GENERAL. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 16 December 1905
LOCAL AND GENERAL. A VACANT SECRETARYSHIP.-Applic ations for the position of secretary to the Aehbnrton Roads Board must be lodged with the chairman of the board (Mr. E. A. Burt, Onslow) by December 30. The porition carries with it a salary of £150 per annum. THE NEXT HACK AND SHOW CARNIVAL. A joint meeting of the Eace Club and Show committees was held at the Car narvon Hotel on Thursday afternoon for the purpose of arranging dates for next year's races and show so that the carnival might be concluded within a week. Messrs. Macnish, lies, Geyer, and Nicol represented the race club, and Dr. Hickin botham and Messrs. FOBS, McLeod, Angelo and Nicol the show (the latter gentleman being a member of both com mittees). After discussing the matter at some length it was decided to hold the races on Monday and Wednesday, the show on Friday, and show sales on Satur- j day. The meeting also decided that it was advisable to commence the carnival on Monday, October 29, which will be a week earlie...
The Northern Times. PASTORAI, MINING AND PEARLING NEWS. SATURDAY, DECEMBER 16,1905. THE PILBARRA RAILWAY. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 16 December 1905
The ®htus. PABTOBAI,, MINING ANDPKABLING NEWS. SATURDAY, DECEMBER 16,1905. THE PILBABRA RAILWAY. THE calling for tenders for the con struction of the Pilbarra railway marked another forward step in the direction desired by those who realise that the resources of our great Nor'-West district will never be pro perly developed foiling the advent of the iron horse. The agitation for the construction of the line commenced some twelve or thirteen years ago, and it speaks well for the district that the justice of the reqnestmade then is even more apparent now. At that time gold was being obtained in fairly large quantities from Bam boo Creek, Nnllagine, Marble Bar, and what is known as Old Pilbarra, besides localities |of lesser note such as the Western Shaw, Tambonrrah, Mallina, Towranna, Egina, Yandi coogina and Taiga. During the last decade some of these centres have apparently reached the zenith of their fame and retrograded gradually into almost deserted camps. On the other hand, fres...
A FLOURISHING MUNICIPALITY. PERTH, December 12. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 16 December 1905
FLOURISHING MUNICI PALITY. PERTH, December 12. The Cue Municipal Conncil has a credit balance of £1,100 in hand, and in consequence it has been decided not to Btrike a rate for the ensuing year. The council proposes to spend £700 on improving the municipality. The validity of the recent Cool gardie election has keen disputed by a petition addressed to the Supreme Court. The petition was filed on Saturday by Ewing & Co., solicitors, on behalf of Charles McDowall, who stood as a Labour candidate at the recent elections.
SOCIALISM IN GERMANY. LONDON, December 10. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 16 December 1905
SOCIALISM m GEEMAJSTY. LONDON, December 10. j III the German Reichstag yesterday Herr Bebel, the Socialist leader, de clared that the proposed increase in the German navy was directed solely at Great Britain. Referring to the bnrdeh of increasing taxation, Herr Bebel remarked that unless the work ers were comfortable they might ask whether the Fatherland was worth defending. Prince Von Bulow, the Imperial Chancellor, violently attacked the Social Democrats and warned them that any treasonable condnct wonld be strongly repressed.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 16 December 1905
Caves! Caves! An Ideal Holiday Trip for Tour Health. COOL and REFRESHING TRIP. BOATING, BATHING and FISHING. COUNTRY and SEASIDE COMBINED. COUPONS ARE ISSUED Covering First-class Train and Coach Return and Hotel Expenses, as under, from Perth or Fremantle : Yallingup (3 days) £3 0 0 Margaret River (4 days) £4 5 0 Bound Trip (5 days) - £5 5 0 FOR COUPONS AND PARTICULARS Apply The Secretary Caves Board Sonth British Chambers, BARRACK STREET, PERTH. Xmas Presents § New Year Gifts. LARGE STOCKS ON HAND. TABLE KNIVES, Imitation Ivory Handles, from 6s. 3d. h doz. DESSERT KNIVES, Imitation Ivory, from 5s. 6d. £ doz. TABLE FORKS, Nickel Plated, from 4s. \ doz.; Nickel Silver, from 6s. \ doz. DESSERT FORKS, Nickel Plated, from 3s. 3d. \ doz; Nickel Silver, from 4s. 3d. £ doz. TABLE SPOONS, Nickel Plated, from 4b. £ doz.; Nickel Silver, from 6s. £ doz. DESSEBT SPOONS, Nickel Plated, from 3s. 3d. £ doz.; Nickel Silver, from 4s. 3d. £ doz. TEA SPOONS, Nickel Plated, from Is. 6d. £ doz.; Nickel ...
HOME POLITICS. LONDON, December 9. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 16 December 1905
HOME POLITICS. I LONDON, December 9. , | The Times says it is understood that Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman has definitely decided to remain in the Honse of Commons and to lead the House while his health and strength allows. He has, it declares, aban doned the hope of forming a Govern ment which shall comprise all the Liberal talent available except Lord Roseberv. December 10. Mr. Chamberlain, speaking yester day at Oxford, passed a warm eulo ginm on Mr. Balfonr, with whom he said he had no shadow of difference of principle. He anticipated that Sir H. Campbell-Bannerman's Govern ment would endeavour to give Ireland home rnle by instalments.
Cablegrams. RUSSIA'S TROUBLES. LONDON, December 9. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 16 December 1905
Cablegrams. ? RUSSIA'S TROUBLES. LONDON, December 9. Another outbreak of barbaric butch ery is reported from Russia. Bands of hooligans at Kieff, led by the " Black Hnndred," maddened by vodka, massacred 1,500 Jews, students, and reformers on Monday and Tuesday nights. The mutineers at Ekaterinodar (capital of the Caucasian county of Kuban) have seized the arsenal, con taining 16,000 rifles. Portion of these ' have been distributed locally; the remainder are being sent to arm the proletariat at Hovorossisk (a fortified town on the Black Sea). The failure of Count de Witte to devise heroic measures as demanded on all sides has produced despair among his staunchesfc supporters; and amongst others the resentment is growing louder and deeper. Serious fears are entertained every where regarding the loyalty of the troops. There has been a great slump on the St. Petersburg Bourse. On Wednes day Russian 4 per cents, fell to £74. Many banks aro declared to be in a most precarious position. S...
TITULARY HONOURS. LONDON, December 10. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 16 December 1905
TITULARY HONOURS. | LONDOX, December 10. | On the recommendation of Mr. Balfour (the retiring Prime Minister) the King has been pleased to make Sir Michael Hicks-Beach (Chancellor of the Exchequer in the Salisbury Government) a Visconnt. Mr. C. T. Ritchie (who held the same office in Mr. Balfour's Government), Sir W. Hood Walrond (late Chancellor of the Dachy of Lancaster), and Sir Alfred Harmsworth (the newspaper pro prietor) have also been raised to the peerage as Barons of the United Kingdom. Mr. Clement Cooke (editor of the " Empire Review") has been made a Knight Bachelor, and Mr. Henniker Heafcon a Knight Grand Cross of the Order of St. Michael and St. George. Other honours conferred include two Viscounts, seven Barons, five Privy Councillors, eleven Baronets, and fifteen Knights.