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HOW DID THE THIEF GET IN? [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 10 April 1897
HfW DID THE THIEF GET IN? Yo* wake np Borne morning and miss your watch, your parse, 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 the police and also decide to keep a dog and a shot gun. You will let thieves know they musn't come fooling around your premises after this. A sensible procedure. Meanwhile your watch, your money, &c, are gone. Quite so Now suppose I should tell you that the thief who stole y->ur property never entered your house at all ; that he was boru 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 h-iard of him. What would you say to me F You would call me an idiot and threaten to have me sent back to the asylum. But don't be too sure. " Later on," says Mr. Heakin, "rheumatism ...
THE ROADS AND BRIDGES MEMBERS. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 10 April 1897
THE ROADS AND BRIDGES MEMBERS. It wi'l be recollected (says tbs Mining Journal) that some time back the Premier wrote a half-cajoling, half-threatening letter to the electors of Toodyay, telling them how much better off they would find themselves if they returned Mr. Clarkson, the sitting member, instead of any other candidate that might ask for their votes. Mr. Clarkson spoke for himself on Saturday, and he worked this special and particnlar bribery dodge for all it was worth. He said : " Among the public buildings and works which he had obtained for Toodyay were : Police quarters at Newcastle, £1.000 ; court house, £2,200 ; post office, £1,300 ; agricul tural and athletic societies, £500 ; railway station, £800 ; new bridge, £2,000 ; hospital, £2,000 ; Wongamine hail, £250 ; Mombekine hail, £250 ; Goomalling hall, £250-making a total expenditure of £10.550." Now.Toodyay is an electorate with 249 voters, who have thus been rewarded from the public puise with something like £40 per ...
SHIPPING ITEMS. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 10 April 1897
SHIPPING ITSIMS. Tbe steamer Barcoo is due here from Fre mantle this afternoon. The mail steamer Orizaba is expected from Colombo with 230 toni of cargo. The steamer Tagliaferro is doe here on Tuesday with coal from Port Kembla. The Bothwell Castle is expected to-morrow from the Bastera Colonies with 200 tons of cargo. The mail steamer Parramatta is due here late this evening with mails from the Eastern Colonies. The steamer Ashley which was expected abont Wednesday next, will be delayed owing to grounding at Newcastle. The steamer Adelaide arrived at 10.40 a.m. on Thursday from Melbourne direct and after discharging 25 tons of cargo left for Fremantle at 1 p.m.
DEPARTURES. WEDNESDAY, APRIL 7. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 10 April 1897
DEPARTURES. WEDNESDAY, APBIL 7. BULIMBA, B.P., for Eastern Colonies. Pas sengers from here: Messrs Webb, Cjfer, Kennedy, Strike, Byan, Cotren, Key, Lawson, McMahon, Andrews, and. Bishop.
SUPREME COURT. CRIMINAL SESSIONS. (Before Mr. Justice Hensman.) [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 10 April 1897
SUPREME COURT. CRIMINAL SESSIONS. (Before Mr. Justice Hensman.) The court opened shortly after 10 a.m. on Wednesday. Mr. Burnside, Crown Solicitor, appeared for the prosecution, Mr. Sayer, sec retary to the Crown Law Department, being also in attendance. The following cases were dealt with : ALLEGED EMBEZZLEMENT. Christopher Williams, a young man, was charged that, on November 25, 1896, at Nor tham, he did embezzle a cheque for £3 2s^ the property of hiB employer, Charles Boper Knight. The prison er, who was defended by Mr. Hewitt, of Northam, pleaded not guilty. Evidence having been given, the statement of the prisoner, made in the lower court, was then read. He had received the cheque, and cashed it to get change to give another maa, who was paying a deposit, but it had escaped his memory altogether. His Honor summed np briefly, and he jury, without retiring, returned a verdict of not guilty. The accused was discharged. FALSE PRETENCE. H. Martin pleaded guilty to a charge of havin...
THE TARIFF QUESTION. Perth, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 10 April 1897
THE TARIFF QUESTION. -» Perth, Friday. With reference to the Herald's statement re a free breakfast table, tbe West Australia* of th:s morning publishes the following :. " A Register representative interviewed the Premier, who said, 4 I do not wish to say any thing. I know nothing about it.' The re porter enquired, * Is the statement true V and Sir John answered ' It is perfectly un true so far as I know. I have made no state ment as regards our intention in the matter.** It will be noticed that this is not an un equivocal denial, because the Herald never stated that be had made a statement. I have the best authority (says our Perth correspondent) for knowing that the Herald's announcement is in substance absolutely correct. §3¿á§áS
ESPERANCE NEWS. THE MAIL SERVICE. Esperance, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 10 April 1897
ESPERANCE NEWS. -? THE MAIL SERVICE. Esperance, Thursday. The jetty contract is delayed on acconnt of the timber not having arrived. The new school building is progressing. The local stone is found to be most suitable for building. Â teameeting was held for the opening of the Wesleyan Church yesterday night and was largely attended. Yesterday ard to-day were extremely hot. A mirage yesterday gave the bay a beautif ul appearance, forming a grand spectacle. A special inspector of the Esperance Land Company arrived from South Africa this week to inspect the c-ompa -ty's property here. He is making inquiries aud purchasing pro perties adjoining. The Chamber of Commerce is erging the Postmaster-General to put on a better mail service between Esperance and Norseman. The present contractor takes two and a half days with the mails.
TASMANIA., ROBBERY UNDER ARMS. Hobart, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 10 April 1897
TASMANIA, BOBBERY UNDER ABMS. | Hobart, Thursday, j A robbery under arms was committed by a man named Alfred Benara at Lower Longley on Tuesday night. The place broken into was that of a farmer named Maurice Fieming. Renard took to the bU6h, and the police were Bent in pursuit of him. BÜSHR ANGING. Hobart, Fri lay. The police are scouring the country for a mun named Daly, who stuck up Mrs. Flem ing with a gun, and stole a saddle and bridle.
INTERCOLONIAL. VICTORIA. THE CONDEMNED YOUTH PHILLIPS. Melbourne, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 10 April 1897
INTERCOLONIAL. VICTORIA. -? THE CONDEMNED YOUTH PHILLIPS. Melbourne, Thursday. Owing to the absence of two of the Minis ters, the consideration of the case of the condemned youth Pbiliips bas been postponed for a week to obtain a fuller attendance of the Cabinet, Jennings' case has also been postponed. THE EAS TEE ENCAMPMENT. Melt Durne, Friday. Captain Chirnside, M.L.A., whose offer to provide fonds for the Easter encampment was accepted by the Government, to-day forwarded a cheque for £2,000 to the Acting Premier. PASSENGER LISTS. All the colonies but Queensland have agreed to adopt a common form of passenger lists for intercolonial steamers. MILITARY. Ehakee uniforms are now deing discarded in favour of the scarlet uniforms sanctioned by the Minister for Defence. HOUSES UNFIT FOB HABITATION. The Health Committee have condemned 49 buildings in Coburg as unfit for habita tion. They were built in the boom time.
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. A GEOLOGICAL EXPEDITION. Adelaide, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 10 April 1897
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. -» A GEOLOGICAL EXPEDITION. Adelaide, Thursday. It bas been arranged that Mr. Brown, the Government Grolcgist, shall make an ex tended tour of the western borders of the province, with the view of ascer taining whether the country in that locality, which is said to tsar a striking re semblance to the localities in Western Aus tralia where each rich gold deposits have been discovered, is of any value. Mr. Brown will leave on Monday next for Fowlers Bay. The party will consist of Mr. Murray, of the 8nrvey Department, two experienced pros pectors and a black toy. Leaving Fowler's Bay, they will proceed with camels iu a north-westerly direction towards the Leister Hills, then strike a due westerly course to Western Australia. The trip will be an ex tended one, and occupy several months. THE STRIKE IN THE BOOT TBA DE. Adelaide, Friday. The taot strikers have been rioting. They attacked an employee who ie regarded by them ss a blackleg. The police protected the man from t...
CRICKET. NORTH V. EAST. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 10 April 1897
CRICKET. 1 w NOBTH V. BAST. The following ream will represent East j Ward in to-day's match : W. Kelly, P. Kelly, T. Feely, T. Webb, Paskett, E. Keyser (capt.) H. Davies, C. Mead, G. Fruin, T. Brown and J. Angove. Emergency-R. Anketell. Mr. W.jH. Angove will umpire for East Ward. It has been arranged that the match shall etart at 2.15. p.m., and players are urged to be on the ground in good time. Tue match between the Fremantle Asso ciation and the Australian Eleven opens on I Tuesday next, and between the Perth Abso ciation and the Australian Eleven on Satur- j day next.
ROADS BOARD. KOJONUP. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 10 April 1897
ROADS BOARD. ? KOJONUP. The monthly meeting of the above ward was held on March 31. Present-Messrs. L Vanznilecom (chairman), J. Dearie, W. Tones and F. Watte. CORRESPOND KNC S. A letter was read from the Under Secretary for Lands re declaring certain roads v ithin the townsite of Kojonup and enclosing form for the chairman's signature, to be returned to the Lands Department for confirmation. It was resolved that the form be signed by the chairman and returned without; delay. ? ' A circular was received from the Begistrar General, asking for statistical information with regard to roads under the control of the board, together with board balance-sheet for 1896.-Resolved that the information asked for be furnished as soon as possible. A letter was read from Mr. A. Forgythe asking for au extension of three weeks' time in which to complete his bridge contract on the B roomehiil-road. -G ranted. A report was read from Mr. B. Forsyths stating that he had inspected the works per formed by ...
The Advertiser. SATURDAY, APRIL 10, 1897. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 10 April 1897
®|&lt; fertiger SATURDAY, APRIL 10, 1897. THE statement made by the Herald with regard to the intentions of the Qovern ineat as to the tariff will sur prise most people bat not those who have followed the tactics of the Premier in the past. Sir John Forrest will not hold fast to any policy which is finally proved to him to be decidedly against public opinion or which is shown him to be wrong. On nearly every important subject he has at first presented a- hos tile front and then has given way. He did this with regard to the franchise and then with regard to the redistribution of seats, and also with regard to the Edu cation Question. His apparent weakT ness is his real source of strength. If he bad not time and again bowed to public opinion, he would have lost power long ago. The public now know that if they agitate with vigour and make out a good case, the Premier will not with, stand their demands. In that respect i he is an exponent of popular govern ment. The only matter ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 10 April 1897
B Business ON MARCHE, LIMITED. CARGEEG, DIMANI & CO. Thank their n amero as Customers in ALBANY and SURROUNDING DISTRICTS for their past magnificent Support, and beg to announce that they have privately FLOATED THEIB FOPULAB STOBES LS TO A LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY, the late MANAGING PABTNEBS retaining a large Interest in the NEW CONCEBN. ALL OBDEBS FBOM ALBANY will have Special Attention and Prices charged and Quality given will be in keeping with THE BON MABCHE'S PAST BRILLIANT RECORD. _BON MABOHE LIMITED._165m ^ Y. HASSELL, & COY. AUCTIONEERS, LAND, STOCK, STATION, SHIPPING, COMMISSION AND GENEBAL AGENTS Agenta--Phoenix Fire Office and National Mutual Life Association of Australia. _YORK STBEET, ALBANY._155f J, O fl N M O I B & COY., MERCHANTS, SHIPPING, COMMISSION, INSURANCE AND GENERAL AGENTS. - xi: IMPORTERS OF WINES, SPIRITS, & BEERS. GROCERIES & OILMEN'S STORES. CONSIGNMENTS RECEIVED AND DEALT WITH. GOODS RECEIVED AND STORED. AUCTIONEE...
OUR OPEN COLUMN NATIONALISATION OF THE LAND. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 10 April 1897
OUR OPEN COLUMN NATIONALISATION OF THE LAND. TO THE EDITOR. SIB,-In reference to a letter of Mr. Bidoat's in yonr coi rans of the 6th, I am snre the general ideas contained therein will meet with the hearty approval of all pro gressive parlies. In sympathy with many others I don't t3lieve in a " Progressive" Land Tax, and I am afraid Mr. Bidout lays too mach stress on the Absentee Tax, appa rently considering it necesiary to find the absentee owner in order to tax him. All land, agricultural, urban, or snrburban, shouli lt 2 held in mach the same manner as a gold claim. If yon don't use it and work it let the next man bave a try. Tax the fall unimproved value of the laud and tax nothing else, and then there won't be much trouble in finding the useless aHentee owner. No one will consider it worth while looking for him. Then instead-of having hundreds of idle acres between each house in the suburb; closer settlement would be possible and kerosene tin humpies would not ari e alongside ...