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A Horse Asylum. [Newspaper Article] — Western Mail — 6 February 1886
À Horse Asylum. There is an aBylum in Berlin for over, worked and disabled horses, under the management of a veterinary surgeon, a cavalry officer and a farmer. The grounds have an extent of nearly 100 acres, with excellent pasture land, clay and moor patches, water and bathing facilities, «to.
ANSWERS. [Newspaper Article] — Western Mail — 6 February 1886
ANSWERS. Alice Perth will find the following sim- ple and pretty-1 oz, white Berlin wool, one skein blue, two knitting pins No. 10, and two No. 14. Cast on fiftyaeven stitches with pins No. 10. 1st to 14th rows : Make one, slip one. knit two to- gether ; repeat to the end ofrow. 16th j to 18th rows with No. 14 pins like first row to 14tb. 19th row : knit one, knit two together ; repeat. 20th row ; knit one, * make one, knit two together; repeat from * to end of row. 21st row, knit. 22nd row : knit one, purl one ; repeat. 23rd row ; purl the knitted and knit thé purl stitches of last row. The 22nd and 23rd rows are repeated three times. 30th row : make one, slip one. knit one, repeat to end of row. 31st to 37th rows : make one, slip one, knit two together; repeat to end of rows. 38th row : make one, slip one, knit two together : reheat fire times more, turn, leaving the other stitches, and knit the eighteen stitches in the same pattern for thirteen rows more. 62 od row: knit one, kni...
The Ladies' Column. KITCHEN. STOCK. [Newspaper Article] — Western Mail — 6 February 1886
\ßY A HOUSEWIFE.] KITCHEN. STOCK. Ic. a subsequent issae I purpose saying a few words about soup, bat as stock is, or ought to he, the foundation of all soups, it is necessary to consider how stock should be prepared. As a rule, people hare most hazy ideas ot a stock pot. It would he a great saving if every houso mother knew the benefits to be derived from the use of the stock pot, to say nothing of the saving to her purse. To begin with, we must consider how to make common stock, as it is tho foundation, as it were, of the two prin- cipal stock sauces, brown and white. Suppose that you have procured some gravy beef, a knuckle of veal, and some pones from your butcher. Cut your meat up into small pieces, break the bones, put all together into your stock pot with a turnip or two, the same of carrots, leeks, and a little .celery. Adda very little salt, but no other seasoning. In families all the remains of meat and even bones which have been previously cooked may be put into the ßtock...
OPERA TROUPE V. BUNBURY 2ND ELEVEN. [Newspaper Article] — Western Mail — 6 February 1886
OPERA TROUPE V. BUNBURY 2ND ELEVEN. A erieket match was played at Banbury between members of the Opera Troupe and the 2nd Eleven of Bunbury CC. The, result waa« victory for the Opérât!© team by forty runs. Th&lt;9 ¡score ¿f Bréwn. (32) for the Opera Troupe is worthy of mention. He went in when four wickets were down for four runs, bat by steady play inspired his com- rade! with confidence. Double figures were obtained, also, by Stephenson and H. Devenish. For the 2nd Eleven F. Caporn did good service with the bat, and was successful with the ball. It is only fair to add that this side played short banded Scores : 2ND ELEVEN. W. Spencer. 4 H. North . 2 F. Caporn . 14 G. Teede ... ... 0 Charles Teede. 1 C. Spencer . ,7 H. Moore . 1 H. Hislop . 5 Brennan (sub.). ... 0 Extra«. 4 OPSBA TBOXJPH. H. A. Devenish. 4 F. Cooper .¡ ... 0 C.Farvarger ... ... ... 1 W. Drisooll . 1 F. Eneustnb . 0 W. Brown . 32 ?v H. Devenish .. H ^B. Stephenton. 18 J. Laaoellea . 1 W. Stanley . 1 J. Moore...
CRICKET. M.C.C. v. I ZINGARI. [Newspaper Article] — Western Mail — 6 February 1886
CRICKET. _ M. C. 0. v. ï ZINGARI. The Zingari Club played their second i match of tbe season on Saturday after- noon, against a picked eleven of the M.C.C., and were severely beaten by the &lt; Metropolitans, who won by an innings : and 46 runs. The Zingari haviug 64 ! runs to get in their second innings to save a one innings defeat, had lost seven 1 wickets for. 18. The last three batsmen, who evidently did not feel equal to the : task of making 46 runs, declining to go in. i Monger and Piper were most effective i in their bowling, Piper taking 6 wickets : for 16 runs, and Monger 7 wickets for 24 i runs, while the wicket-keeping of Staf- i ford was much admired. Ward made top score for his side in both innings, and 1 fielded well. Ferguson, Prendergast, i and Bostock also played good cricket, &lt; while Lake kept wicket in good style, i Thc batting of the Metropolitans was generally good, five batsmen securing 1 double figures ; th« total fell short of the i century...
FREMANTLE C.C. V. PERTH C.C. [Newspaper Article] — Western Mail — 6 February 1886
FREMANTLE 0.0. V. PERTH CC. A match which had been looked for ward to with much interest was played on Tuesday on the Recreation ground, Perth. The opposing teams were the elevens of the Fremantle CC and of the Perth CC Fine weather prevailed ali day, but at times the glare of the sun was unpleasant to the players. The Freman tie team was not composed of all of the men originally selected, two of the num- ber failing to put in an appearance, and it waa found necessary to utilise the two mergency men. Wickets were pitch- ed shortly after ten o'clotk and the Perth team went first to the bathing crease, sending in Gamson and Hussey. The at- tack was opened by Bateman and Herbert For the first few overs, both batsmen played steadily, Gamson especially taking care to play the balls well donn. Bate- man was bowling with vigour, but not with such effect as he did in the match against the M.C.C Herbert was putting them in straight aud pitching them fairly well, but his attack did not seem t...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Western Mail — 6 February 1886
lOfi SALE BÏ PRIVATE CONTBACT. THE FOLLOWING SPLENDID FREEHOLD PRO- PERTIES, Situate between BUNBURY and the YASSE, and known as the RIBBON GRANT. ALSO, THE BLOCK SURROUNDING BUN BURT, Selected for Sir JAMES STIRLING, the then Governor of West Australia, more than 50 years ago, and being Wellington (or Leschen- ault) Location No. 41 and 26. NO 41. This Block extends from abont one milo out "of Bunbury to the Ludlow River, and contains about Fifteen Thousand Acres. The Capel River runs through it for about three miles, the land on both banks of which is splendid soil and fine couch flats, the very best feeding and Agricultural land in the colony. This district is specially noted for ita suitability for growing Wheat and Root Crops, and Dairy Farming, and this pro- perty was specially selected as the best aud most suitable for those purposes. No. 41 is divided into four Farms. No. 26 into two Subdivisions. NO 41. Sub. No 1.-Being abaut 3,000 Acres from its Northern Boundary to the 7th...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Western Mail — 6 February 1886
? ' JOHN 8. JAMES Accountant, Commission-man and Land Agent, 2, CENTRAL CHAMBERS, PERTH Formerly second Clerk in the Royal Engineers'*Office, WA., subsequently Acting Clerk to the Crown Solicitor of Western Australia. Auditor to the Perth City Council after seven consecutive re-elections. AND Founder of the Western Australian Fire Insurance Company, Limited, (the only Local Fire Insurance Company in Western Australia. Agent for Willing's Indestructible Enamelled Iron Tablets for Signs, Show-cards, Street Names, Names of Cottages, &c, «fcc, as supplied to the Perth City Council, The Fremantle Municipality; and The Honorable The Commissioner of Railways in W.A., also To the principal Government Depart- ments at home, and the leading Rail : way Companies and Municipal Cor- porations of Great Britain. Scie Agent in Western Australia for Advertisements in the TEAR BOOK OF AUSTRALIA, published under vibe auspices of tho Governments of the Australian Colonies, and distribut P'ed by...
Farmers' Clubs. [Newspaper Article] — Western Mail — 6 February 1886
Farmers' Clubs. . To our fellow settlers m the Eastern Colonies, it may seem rather late in the day, and almost a work of supererogation, to direct the attention of our country readers to the usefulness and advantages of Farmers' Clubs. Few things could be made better use of to increase the know- ledge and advance the interests of the farmer than these simple institutions, if established en a sound basis and conduct- . ed in a right spirit. " As iron sharpeneth won,"-our readers know the proverb» What can be more conducive to the diffu- sion of useful information, than a number of practical men meeting together periodi- cally, in unpretentious and business like fashion, each giving his free opinion, and comparing the results of experience ac- / quired in tbe practice of his calling ? Xj». True, we have a number of agricultural ' societies scattered throughout the colony, and many of them are. conducted wini energy and practical intelligence ; but ..' most of them confine their effor...
WEEKLY COMMERCIAL REPORT PERTH WHOLESALE PRICES CURRENT. FRIDAY, February 5, 1886. [Newspaper Article] — Western Mail — 6 February 1886
WEEKLY COMMERCIAL REPORT -*. , PERTH WHOLESALE PRICES CURRENT, j FEIDAT, February 5, 188Ö. A very quiet week is reportad by traders. Auction sales oí stocks have been successful, but they have to some extent injured ordin- ary trade-dealings. The loss of the Mira Flores, from London, within sight of port, will cause a scarcity in several lines of merchondile, and we anticipate an increase in rates in many articles thereby. Beer and spirits are shortheld, and the expected sup- plies of stock by the arrival of the wrecked vessel amounted to a large total. Favourite brands of most liquors will consequently only bo obtainable for some weeks to come at much increased rates. We hear of considerable stringency on the part of the banks, as regards advances. Rates of interest have not altered, but the greatest reluctance is manifested to concede fresh accommodation. So far as we know, thera is nothing in the state of trade in this colony to justify any diminution of confi- dence, and we beli...
Shipping. ARRIVAL. [Newspaper Article] — Western Mail — 6 February 1886
AEEIVAL. Jan. 31.-BESSIE, schooner, master, from Hong Kong. DEPASTURE Jan. 31.-BOB BOT, C. Irvine, master, for Albany ria Va6se and Bunbury. Passengers for Bunbury : McsBrs. A. C. Bose, C. L. Davies, Mr. and Mrs. Davies, and Miss Scott. For Tasse : Mr. G. Gillman and Mrs. Knight. For Albany ; Sir Lulce Leake, Miss J. Leake, Mr. and Mrs. Thompson, child and servant, Messrs. W. Laker, B. A. Sholl and Lawler. Feb. 2nd.-ANNIE AGNES, schooner, N Johnson master for Gascoyne.
The Western Mail SATURDAY, FEBBUABY 6, 1886. [Newspaper Article] — Western Mail — 6 February 1886
SATUEDAT, FEBBUABY 6, 1886. i THE annual returns of the results of the farming and pastoral industries should be shortly in the hands of the COI.ONIA.II SECRETARY, and wc may presently look for some hint as to our progress in these departments As , is well known these returns are col- lected by the various resident and police magistrates of the colony, &lt; through the medium of the police, j some time towards the end bf the . year, and forwarded to th» COLONIAL SECRETARY'S office SB soon after as possible. Owing to thel delay in re- ceiving tho figures sent down from froto thé distant magisterial disiricts J to the north, March generally arrives &lt; before any distinct idea can be formed i of the numbers added to our flocks and herds during tho twelve month, ] or of the reputed yield of crops ] gathered in by the farmers. t From whatever point of view we ¡ j I regard it the existing System can I hardly be said to give complete satis- faction in its working, in thc ...
FEBRUARY. 28 DAYS. SUN [Newspaper Article] — Western Mail — 6 February 1886
FEBEUABT. 1 28 DAYS. SUN 1 Eises Sets H M H H li I 515 6 43 Xtt 2 16 44 W 8 New Moon 17 45 Th 4 17 43 ; F 5 City Council Monthly Meeting 18 42 S 6 19 41 S 7 Fifth after Epiphany 20 40 M 8 21 40 Tu 9 2 2 89 W 10 Albany Quarter Sessions 23 35 Th ll 1st Qr Moon 24 37 F 12 25 36 S 13 25 35 i S 14 Sixth after Epiphany, St i Valentine 26 35 , H 15 26 34 Tu 16 Bush may be fired in Victoria district 28 33 W 17 29 32 1 Th 18 Full Moon 30 31 , F 19 31 30 g 20 32 29 1 S 21 Septuagésima Sunday 33 28 &lt; M 22 Fremantle Local Court 34 27 . Tu23 Guildford Local Court 35 27 W24 Wanderin* Rac« Meeting 36 25 ' Th 25 Perth Local Court, Last Qu 1 Moon, Bridgetown Races 37 24 , F 26 38 23 S 27 39 22 : S 28 Sexagésima Sunday 39 21 1
KEROSENE (Duty 6d. gall.) [Newspaper Article] — Western Mail — 6 February 1886
! KEROSENE (Duty 6cL gall¿) j Devoe's, full teBt ls. Sd. per gal. PEO VISIONS. Bacon (Duty 3d.) Hid per lb.. Butter (Duty 2d.) le. 4d. per lb. Cheese (Duty 3d.) ls. 5d per lb. (Scarce). POTATOES (Duty 10s). i Imported, JB7 per ton. I Bunbury and Vasse £9 per ton. RICE (Duty 2s.) Rangoon, ¿218 per ton. SUGARS (Duty M.) Mauritius white £'28 per tou. " yellow £2510s " brown £24. " TEAS (Duty 4d per lb.) Comrron and rations ls 3d per lb. upwards. Good medium ls 6d to ls. 9d. " Choice sorts ls. lOd. te 2s. 2d. " SPIRITS (all bond prices). Brandy, bulk, 7s 6d to 12s per gallon. " ,, case, £1 2a to £1 19s per gal. Gin, Old. Tom, case 14s. 6d per case. ,, Genera, JDKZ, 25s. per case. " Wolfe's Schnapps ¿61 ls 6d per cass. Rum, Lemon Hart's (34 o.p. ) 4s. 9d per gal. Whisky, Crawford, £1 2s. 6d per case. " Dunville £12s. " ,, Kinahan £12s. " ALE AND STOUT (Duty ls. per gal.) Bulk Ales from £7 10s. to .£8 10s. per hhd. Bulk Stout (nominal) £7 to £7 10s. per hhd. 1 Bottled Ales from 9s. to 10s...
THE ROWING CLUB. A REPLY. [TO THE EDITOR.] [Newspaper Article] — Western Mail — 6 February 1886
"; " ' ? ? ' - . ' ' ' ' - ' ? '1 THE ilO WING CLUB. .. A RBPLV. .,! * [To TÄB EDH»E J ; ^ biR,-The letters of your . correspon»; .&lt; dents " Aqua" and ?Stroke/'wtóch lately1 appeared' in your columns, call fora're- ' ply from the promoters pf the Bibwing j Club. With regard to '' Aqua" I am ? puzzled to know which Bide of the ques- ?> tion betakes, With one expression of 1 his only do I join issue, viz., * " the : other J struggles hut is not quite dead." ' Bid j your correspondent continued the sup- J port so kindly given by him in 'the -.first ; instance aud.wheneverythinghadbeenpro- .'? vided fpr him had he come forwafd as ah' i active! member,' he would nöt: perhaps1 -¡ 'have been disappointed in his wish to J see something done. The. Committee H have,done airthey «an do to xoùsè the; 1 aquatic spirit bf the niémbërs. The boats 1 are .really at a moments' notice audarefqr. '} the general use of members on all days. ; If " Aqua " will kindly road through '&l...