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The Advertiser. THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 1897. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 25 February 1897
%\t %\%txïwx. THURSDAY, FEBRUARY "25, 1897. THE Premier seems to bave taken a sadden resolution with regard to the representation of this colony at the Federal Convention. When he was in the colonies he declared that it was not possible for the West Australian repre sentatives to be present at the Conven tion in view of the fact that the General Election was fixed to take place in May, and the session to open in Jane. After 1 consultation with bis colleagues, however, j he has apparently come to the opinion that it would be worth, while for the j colony at some inconvenience to be re presented at the Convention. It has ! been decided that Parliament shall be called together on March 13 to elect .¿he delegates, the nominations being due three days earlier. The public, we believe, will agree that in taking this course the Government have done wisely. If the basis of federation is to be settled at the forthcoming Con vention, then Western Australia should take a part in the deliberatio...
REPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 25 February 1897
BE PORTS. Captain Saunders reports that the Birks gate left Fremantle at 5.20 a.m. on the 21st instant and arrived at Albany at 9.30 p.m. on the 22nd. Experienced fresh 8. to S.W. wind and head, sea throughout the passage. Since her last visit here the Bulimba has undergone a rapid cleaning in dock and Captain Rossiter reports that the vessel has made another good trip across. Melbourne was left at 6.33 p m. on the 6th and Adelaide at 6 p.m. on the 9th. Breaksea was passed about 9,30 a.m on the 13th. The voyage thus far had passed very pleasantly.
THE ACCIDENT AT THE WILLIAMS. FULL PARTICULARS. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 25 February 1897
THE ACCIDENT AT THE WILLIAMS, 79 FULL PABTICULABS. On Sunday morning last, the 21st instant, ~ a painful accident, involving the loss of Hie life of a young jockey names George ïeffiîe^ occurred on the Williams racecourse., ^3}ie facts, as disclosed hy the inquest held on Monday by Mr. W. EL. Adam, K.M., are as follows:-The deceased was sent out on.> Sunday morning to give the galloway Minuet its usual exercise, Chard on NewbouTi keeping him company. On leaching the7 course Jeffries started on Minuet, Newboldc waiting to pick him up after a starting spin. Just as Newbold was coming up the pony bolted off the course, and the youngster was gradually bringing him on the coarse again ; when the animal made straight for stree? which his rider was unable to avoid and W was consequently thrown right' against it^ sudden death ensuing. The medical evidencg showed that the unfortunate boy had tte back'of bis head completely fractured. At the t|me qf the accident a man named Bbbert Sinclair...
POLICE COURT. ALBANY: TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 23. [Before Mr. B. C. Lottie, R.M.] STOWAWAYS. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 25 February 1897
POLICE COURT. -? ALBANY : TUESDAY, FEBBTJABT 23. [Before Mr. B. C. Lottie, B.M.J STOWAWAYS. Thomas Brown, Joseph Mitchell, Riehard Butler, James Russell, and Frederick Wheatley were charged by Mr. Nairn, agent for the A.U.S.N. Go., with stowing away on board the steamer Birksgate on her passage I from Fremantle to Albany on Monday last. They admitted the offence, and said they had j not been able to get work on the goldfields, and bad no money to pay for a passage back to the colonies. They were, therefore, obliged to stow away. A fine of 25s, the amount of the psssage money, was inflicted, in default two weeks' imprisonment with hard labor. WEDNESDAY, FEBBUARY 24.
ESPERANCE NEWS. Esperance, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 25 February 1897
ESPERANCE NEWS. Esperance, Wednesday. Â gold escort with" 1,600 ounces of gold arrived here on Sunday evening from Norse man. The Boa ls Board are making extensive im provements between Esperance and Pink Lake. The contract for the new school buildings was commenced this morning. A site has been chosen opposite the Church of England. The Waterwitch is pushing rapidly on with the survey of the harbor. The work of sur veying the islands and locating the reefs in the vicinity of the entrance to the bay has been comp eted.
WHY NOT LIVE A CENTURY? [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 25 February 1897
WHY NOT LIVE A CENTURY 7 "In the coming time," said a fanon English poet," "a man or woman eighty &lt; one hundred years old will he more beautifi than the youth or maiden of twenty, as tb ripe fruit is more beautiful and fr ; grant fha the green. These ripe men and women wi have no wrinkles on the brow, no grey hali no bent and feeble bo lies. On the contra^ they will hive perfecthearing, clear eyesighî sound teeth, elastic step, and mental vigour. Does this sound absurd and impossible Why should it? People over one .hundre years old are frequently met with in thes days, as they have been as far as human rt cords go back. Aman is of no real vain until he is past fifty and gained control of h passions and acquired some practical wisdom After. that he ought to have from tiffy t seventy-five working years before him. Who» dies short of one hundred thar violence) die of his own folly or that of his ancestors. On chief thing, however, Ave must learn. Wha is it? Take an illnstrat...
OUR PERTH LETTER. [FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.] Perth, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 25 February 1897
OUR PERTH LEITER. f PBOM OT/B OWE COBBESPONTJEHT. i Perth, Monday. One of the weakest administrative pointa of the Forrest Government is its policy in regard to quarantine matters. For some pecnliar reason, a Government which is so capable in most matters does not seem to be able to grasp the situation when dealing with the laws of quarantine and pratique. The reports which have reached ns from Albany in reference to the treatment to which fresh arrivals from Colombo ex perience lead one to suppose that the health authorities at your charming port are (under instructions from headquarters) goipg to the other extreme. There appears to be alto gether too much fumigation, and an un necessary amount of annoyance indicted on I assengere. At Fremantle another fange blunder is being committed. The passen gers by the Bulimba have been sent into quarantine on Carnac Island because two of the passengers from the steamer Nineveh shipped on her from Melbourne to Adelaide, and it was feared that...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 25 February 1897
JJOÏAI. GEORGE HOTEL AT* BANT, W.A. Kecognised as the Best Family Hotel. Has been çfctÎlWy renovated and modernised for tbe convenience and comfort of Visitors. 157m E. BBYNOLDS, Proprietor. The Bom -- ^ Colonia) fecMífUY JJ OYAL GKÖBUi?-ÜjTBt ALBANY, W.A, Tariff Low. Table par Excellence. Bs tra Billiarde, Stabling, tau Liquors and Oigan gnara&teed of the best Brands. E. REYNOLDS, 157m (Recently from England) Proprietor
SHIPPING INTELLlGENGE. ARRIVALS. MONDAY, FEBRUARY 22. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 25 February 1897
SHIPPING INTELLlGENGE. -* ARRIVALS. MONDÂT, FBBRTJABY 22. BIRKSGATE, 6.8., from. Fremantle. Passen ger for here : Mr Bell. BULL ABBA, s.s., from the Eastern Colonies. Passengers for here : Messrs Douglas, Gal lagher, Stephenson, Scales, and Griffiths.
MINING NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 25 February 1897
MINING NOTES. Princess Boyal, Cae, has crashed 100 tons for 173oz. The Golden Crown, Day Dawn, has been successf olly floated in Lon lon, Bich stone is being raised below the water level at Creme D'Or mine, Day Dawn. The Great Boulder has come upon some of the richest stone ever seen in the mine. The New Victoria, Coolgardie, owned by a French syndicate has cleaned np for oOOoz. or an average of 25dwts. per ton. The tail ings assayed Sdwts. No. 1 Central crushed 179 tons for only 43oz. There was a little brisker business in the Perth sharemarket on Tuesday. SELECTIONS OF LAND.-Mr. Angove noti fies that since last issue he has received an application for a 400 acre block near Mt. Barkerand another of 100 acres atBroomehill. The rents paid for pastoral leases, etc, is £48. . To THE DEAF -A gentleman who cured himself of Deafness and Noises in the Head after 14 years' suffering, will gladly send full particulars post free.-Address, H. CLIFTON, Norfolk House, Norfolk-street, Strand, Lon...
SHIPPING ITEMS. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 25 February 1897
SHIPPING ITEMS. The F. M.S. Armand Behic is doe here from the Colonies about the 3rd of March. The steamer Karaweera from Sydney direct is due here on Saturday with 50 tons of cargo. The Bulimba arrived here at 10.40 p.m. on Monday and left for the Eastern Colonies at 2 a.m. Tuesday, The steamer Warrnambool is due here this afternoon from Melbourne, She loads 200 tons of coal at this port. The steamer New Guinea is due here from Melbourne on Saturday. She is bound for Calcutta calling at Fremantle on the way. The steamer Birksgate arrived here at 9 p.m. on Monday and sailed for Melbourne the next morning at 6 o'clock with 55 passen gers for Eastern ports and New Guinea. The steamer Bunarra arrived at this port at 4.30 p.m. on Monday and discharged 70 tons of cargo. She left for Fremantle at 8 p.m. the same day with cargo, live stock, and 255 passengers.
Niger Territory. THE PUNITIVE EXPEDITION. CAPTURE OF BENIN. DEAD AND ALIVE CAST INTO WELLS. PURSUIT OF THE ENEMY. London, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 25 February 1897
Niger Territory. THE PUNITIVE EXPEDITION*. CAPTURE OF BENIN. DEAD AND ALIVE CAST INTO WELLS. j PURSUIT OF THE ENEMY, j London, Tuesday. The expédition sent to punish the j King of Benin for the massacre of a peaceful expedition, captured the city of Benin on the 18th inst, after a running fight through the bash for 24 miles, in which four whites were killed, including Dr. Fyfe, and 16 were wounded, includ ing Captain Byrne, severely. The king and the priests fled. Deep holes were discovered, which were filled with corpses. The ju-ju houses were reeking with human blood. A few of the carriers belonging to Mr. Phillips' party were found alive in a well, where they had been cast along with the dead. The Maxim guns played great havoc among thc enemy at Benin. The fight ing lasted for eight hours.