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(Before the Police Magistrate.) MONDAY, 4TH OCTOBER. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Post — 7 October 1897
(Before the Police Magistrate.) . MOÑDAV, 4TH OCTOBER. - Josi, Shores, in custody, was charged with drunkenness, and pleaded guilty. He. was fined 5s,' or in. default 24 hours in the lock- up. Peter Poulsen, on bail, was charged with drunkenness, and having pleaded guilty was fined '5s, or in default 24 hours in the cells. Peter Poulsen was also chaged with using obsehe language, in a public place, and pleaded guilty. Fined los, in default 48 hours in the lock-up.
THE POWER THAT PULLS DOWN. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Post — 7 October 1897
THE POWER THAT PULLS DOWN. I want to present a single idea in the fewest and clearest words afc my command. Here goes for a try at it. From the time tint you are first able to stand on your feet, up to the time' you can stand ño longer, there isalwaj s a power . puUint/ you : backward . and downward. You resist, and it persists. It wins partial victories over you every day, and finally it lays you by the heels. Jfow, what is tfiename of that power % Don't bo too quick with your answer. It is the over-cfjnfident cricketer who gets bowled out. Perhaps the reading of these letters may help you. "In the spring of. 1891," says a woman."my health, previously good, began t) fail.. I am naturally as energetic as most persons and enjoy being un, and doing, but now for some reason I felt low, weak, anil tired. I had no lelish for food of any kind, and what I ate gave me ¡iain at the chest and a feeling of tightness and oppres- sion around the waist, with a shortness of breath. .'? . ' . . >...
Breach of Promise. TWO SUNDAY SCHOOL TEACHERS. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Post — 7 October 1897
Breach of Promise. TWO SUNDAY SCHOOL TEACHERS. An am axing breach of promise ciao «aa beard in (Sydney before Mr Justice Stephen and a jury. The plaintiff waa Harriett. Bartlett, an employee of i Messrs. Anthony Hordern and Son, and the defendant Grantham Giddy, a State School teacher, residing in the Newcastle district. Damages' were laid at £500. The defendant pleaded that be did not promise aa alleged, that a reasonable time had not elapsed for the mai riage before the action, and that he had not neglected or refused to marry the plaintiff. I - Miss Bartlett, who confessed to being 36, stated that she hud known Giddy I seven years, and both bad been Sunday School leschen). In-January 1896, they agreed lo - ? correspond. - The defendant at that time waa tacking at Teoterneld, ? «ad : psit1 of the letter hs wrote to her nontainsd tho following : «. My object at opening op a enmspoadeace was thal we might becotae better kassm Ss each other, and abore all, lo discover the Lord's lean...
Telegraphic. Wednesday's News by Wire. LATEST INTELLIGENCE. BRITISH AND FOREIGN. LONDON, Wed. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Post — 7 October 1897
Telegraphic. ^»~V,N,V.^V .V.-WV.V.V^>. I Wednesday's News by Wire. LATEST INTELLIGENCE. BRITISH ÄND FOREIGN. LoN'DOîf, Wed. The report of the Royal Commis- sion on the sugar industry in the West Indies states that the depressing state . of the industry is due to the protec- tive duties imposed by foreign coun- tries on cane sugar, which gives makers oí beet sugars high local prices, and to . the export bounties of such countries.. The report advocates an appeal to foreign countries to cease paying bounties, and if this is not effective, that Great Britain shall assist West Indian planters, lt suggests that ¿60,000 be granted planters td clear off debts, ¿30,000 to assist settle- ment on the land, and ¿120,000 for the establishment of Central Mills. Sir Henry Norman urged that Great Britain should place a tax on beet sugar equal to the amount of the bounty paid on beet sugar, but a majority of the Commission do not concur with this suggestion.
The Klondyke. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Post — 7 October 1897
The Klondyke. The Californian pupers hy the Al- ameda from San Francisco aro full of news concerning the stampede towards Klondyke. Ex-Governors of States, business men, mayors of prominent Western Cities, finauancial agents, prospectors and adventurers of every type are crowding the fleets of vessels leaving for Dye» and other Northern ports. ' Passenger rates range up to 103 dol. per mau. while freight charges are from 25 dol. per ton upwards. Shipowners are said to be " grabbing at any craft " to find passage room for the host of people who, ara trying to get North from !the" lower Pacific¡ porta." At San Francisco the steam collier Willaraett* arrived on a Wednesday with 3000 tons of coal. This was taken out of her in one night hy an army of workmen, and by Satin day she sailed as a passenger ship for Dyea. She is expected to pick up no fewer than 800 souls on ber way Northward. The bulk of these were to go from Seattle, where the agents sold 400 tickets "as fast HS the clerks c...
Licensing Court. (Before the Police Magistrate, and R. Stutt, Esq., J.P.) TUESDAY, STH OCTOBER. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Post — 7 October 1897
Licensing Court. (Before the Police Magistrate, and R. Stutt, Esq., J.P.) TUESDAY, STH OCTOBER. . : A booth Tícense was granted to' Patrót Joseph Howley of the Criterion Hotel, Cairns, for the Cairns Divisional Hall tm thc J* Oil iii .--«*» ? iinji« «*tWCI>TWi"l ni
(Before Mr B. R. Stafford, P.M.) WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 6TH. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Post — 7 October 1897
(Before Mr B. R. Stafford, P.M.) WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 6TH. Omritski, a Japanese woman, was charged with being drunk and disorderly. The accused who had her back hair awash, and who presented the appea.ance of having been on an extensive '.. bender, admitted the soft impeachment of being elevated, bat refused to own np to being disorderly. Constable Fenwick deposed to arresting accused on the previous evening in Spence Street. The lady was lying down in the middle of the street, and was having a good time in an operatic way, screaming and yell- ing at the top ot her voice. She refused to shift from her position, and when'remonstrated with, followed the example of the wily ostrich and buried her head in the sand. There were a lot of women and children about the place at the time. The lady in the dock denied the evidence and asserted that she was only calling out to her countrymen, For the plain drunk fined 5s, and for dis- orderly conduct .mulcted in the sum of £1, in default seven days...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Morning Post — 7 October 1897
CROWN LAND SALE. THE Land Agent trill 'offer 'for: Sile by ' Public Auction, at tho Land Office, Geraldton, on TUESDAY, 12th October, 1897. at ll o'clock, the undermentioned | Crown * Land :-One Town Allotment, Geraldton, fronting Edith and . Owen Street». Ï Batter ! j. Butter ! ! Butter ! ! ¡-Primest j cream separator fresh butter arriving by every .teaner, la 6&lt;1 per lb., at Walsh * Cu.'*, Aubsttatreet'store.
Barron Divisional Board. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Post — 7 October 1897
Barron Divisional Board. Tho ordinary monthly meeting of tho Barron Divisional Board was held in the | I office of the secretary ( Mr A. J. Draper ) on Tuesday last. Present : Messrs Neal [ McLean (Chairman), C. P. Anderson, J. J. Fallon, C. Standed and R. Hampe*. CORRESrOKDENCE. Included in the correspondence dealt with were the following communica- tions : .. From Mr E. Hunter stating that £500 waa at once available for the new George- townroad. .'? '.I..'' tion for this money had been signed by himself and the Chairmen of the other Boards interested. It was probable that the Barron Board would have the spend ! ing of the grant of Ü500. From the Conference of Northern Local Authorities asking for the annual subscription of £2 2s. On the motion of MrStanden seconded by Mr Anderson, it was decided to pay the! amount due. From li. Olsen, Welcome Pocket, asking that tho Overseer be asked to inspect thu road cloared by him to his selection with a view to allowing him a sum of money for...
The Bicycle in Cairns. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Post — 7 October 1897
The Bioycle in Cairns. The Cyclist is no longer a - ram avis on our roads, or alas I on the foot paths of Cairns, Six months Bgo tho number of wheelmen might have been counted i on the fingers of one bund but now there tun between twpiity und thirty cyclists regularly pedalling with moro or less . graceful effect. Tho lady element is also noticubly to tho front and few ladv cyclists sit tim machine mote gracefully or appear to greater . advantage limn,onr fiiht lady , rider Mia ' "Pedersen. ' Mrs M '. M.: Kram ls rapidly 1 acquiring bruises and a knowledge bow to rido at tba samo time, and Miss Muggie Mackin, another debutante will also make lier initial public appearance ot an early date. Alis Le Vaux, Mr» Hunsford, und fever«! other ladies aro busy conquering preliminary troubles, so that before long the lady cyclist will be a thing of beauty and a local joy for ever. A list of local cyclist», so fur as we have been able to compile it, may provo interesting and serve H useful purp...
MULGRAVE CENTRAL MILL. [To THE EDITOR.] [Newspaper Article] — Morning Post — 7 October 1897
MULGRAVE CENTRAL MILL. (To THE EDITOR.] Sir,-For tho information of those who are desirous of. knowing the actual net amount paid by the Mulgrave Mill for cane to the farmers last season, I have extracted the following from the Com- pany's books. In considering this price, it must be remembered that roads had to be cut in almost every instance, as no provision . was made at time of planting for such. The average price paid clear of all expenses and received in. cash by the farmers was 7s per ton, and bear in mind that the company paid for everything connected with the cane-cutting and field work. , The Aloomba farmers are about to enter into an agreement with the C.S.R. Coy. for ten years at 10/6 per ton delivered on the tramway, nnd when all is over this will net but little over 7/- to the farmers, although at 7/- any farmer can profitably grow cane . in this district. I publish these figures ' , for the purpose of convincing many who arc now under, an erróneoua opinion on the subj...
CORRESPONDENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Post — 7 October 1897
COMESPMENCE. 77« Editoris in no nayresponsible forthe opinion of correspondents. The ventilation of public matters vjill always be encouraged under this heading provided the letters sent in are signed by the respective writers, ¡fe reserve to ourselves the right to exclude all manuscript bearing a noni de plume, although -.ce are prepared to admit that "Pro-Bono^ Publico,1' "Old Subscriber," "One fVho Knows," and the rest of that ancient frater, nity of anonymous scribes, may, under certain circumstances, be excused for veiling their signatures.]
PADDY THE FLAT. A CHAT WITH PADDY ON TOPICS IN GENERAL. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Post — 7 October 1897
PADDY THE FLAT. A CHAT WITH PADDY ON TOPICS IN GENERAL. " Come in., Oh, is it yon ? Take a seat | Paddy, and make yoortelf comfortable. . " Dry sir, dry. I was up at the Mill a good bit siuce 1 aaw you last, and diril a more miserable sight have me eyes set on than most of the cane I saw brought in for crushing. Sure the farmers must be mad." "Mad, Pat-Why?" "Clane mad, sir, or they wouldn't let all the growing sason go without ere a trash- ing, lt's thrue for me what I'm sayin', .that the biggest end of those Mulgrave farmers have never once trashed their cane. And hy the hones of me old uncle Michael, God rest his soul, you never saw the ¡pikes of it in all your horn days. There was ton after ton of the cane, sir, with the trash on it, that had never seen a ray of sun or a strake of daylight since it first began to grow, aud sure the result was that each »talk was white and soft as butter. Yea, it's donbtiu' me ye'll be sir, but I could poke me finser through any of thc joints, th...