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CARROLUP AGRICULTURAL HALL OPENING CEREMONY. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Herald — 8 March 1902
CARROLUP AGRICULTURAL HALL ♦ . OPENING CEREMONY. On Wednesday last, in the presence of about 200 persons, consisting of local resi dents and visitors from Kojonup, Broome Hill, Marracoonda, and Katanning, the Car rolup Agricultural Hall was declared open to , the public by Mr F. H. Piesse M.L.A., who was reauested to perform this interesting Action by Mr Ronald McDonald, chairman of the building committee. . Mr Piesse, who was well received, expressed the pleasure he felt at being present on this important occasion, and trusted the budding Wd conduce to the social and educational well-being of the numerous inhabitants of this rising centre. An adjournment was then made for refreshments, which were provided on a lavish scale by tbe ladies of the dis trict After the wants of the inner man had been satisfied, Mr Ronald McDonald, m^li citous terms, proposed toe health of their member, Mr F. H. Piesse. The toast was supported bv Messrs J. Washington and J. iidyman, who expressed the conf...
Tennis Club's Tournament. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Herald — 8 March 1902
Tennis Club's Tournament. . ——-♦—: Tjie following are the results of the Katan ninjg Tennis tournament:— ' f . PIBST BOUND. Langley beat Hughes, 6—1,6 —1. Tonkin beat Sealley, 6—1, 6—1. Cass beat.G-nille, 6—5, 6—5. , Iteetleyheai Trott, 6—4, 6—8. Watson beat , Moller, 6—1,6—4. Bothbeat Thomas, 6—1,6—3. ' J^anMna bye-v * «BCOND B0TOD. , -y Langley beat Cass, 6—1, 6—1. : Tolikin beat ILeetley, 6—8, 6—2. ;r Both beat Watson, 6—1, 6—5. JLotlerson a bye. -C THIED BOUND. Tonkin beot lAngley, 6~—4, 6—8. Botbbeat Anderson, 0—6, 6—6,6—0. - • - • ma. ,
NEWS IN BRIEF. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Herald — 8 March 1902
NEWS-IN BRIEF. Cardinal Moron has left Sydney en route to Borne. A case of bubonic plagufe 'was discovered in Fitzroy, Melbourne, on Tuesday. The Royal Hotel, Cobar (N.S.W.), was destroyed by fire on Monday morning. The death is announced of Dr Figge, of Williamstown, Victoria, at the age of 87 years. Sigoor Marconi claims to have received wireless telegraphic messages over a distance of 1,500 miles. Cr A. E. Webster, the Fremantle muni cipal treasurer, died on Monday at the age of 39 years It is intended to remove the aboriginal prisoners from Bottnest. as soon as practicable, and utilise the island as a holiday resort.. The record yield of the Burbanks Birth day Gift mine has just been announced. The clean-up w»s 2,316oz from 2,145 tons. A thousand men have been thrown out of employment through the stoppage of the Coolgardie water scheme pipe track. The P-.M.S. Arcadia, which left Fremantle for London on Monday, shipped at the Port — specie and gold bullion to the value of £176,49...
CORRESPONDENCE. THE NARROGIN CEMETERY. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Herald — 8 March 1902
THE NABKOGhtJST CEMETERY. TO THB EDITOR. Sir—Will you grant me space in your popular journal to Tent a glaring public grievance in relation to the local cemetery: 'JL'he powers that be cater unetinfangly foi- the > wants Of the living, and not only the wants, but the luxuries, in tbeBhape of&inuseinents,, as evidenced by the forthcoming sports, when a foot race for £30—alleged to be th^ biggest- - in W.A.—is provided, but for the honoured dead there is evidently no place in jSarro gin. Who are the trustees of the cemetery ? Are there any ? are questions the mail in the ; street has been asking continually for the last eighteen months, but no one seems able. to answer the query. JSver since I have re„ .. aided in the district the-cemetery has been in a grossly neglected condition, but about „• twelve months ago a bush fire burnt portion. of the fence down, leaving the place open (except for some'three feet of wire petting, hanging on the remains of the-fence) to. travellin...
Money Orders. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Herald — 8 March 1902
Money Orders. 1 nxand;.—Not exceeding £5, 6d.; above £5, and not exceeding £10, Is.; above £10, and not exceeding £15, Is. 6d.; above £15, and not exceeding £20, 2s . ' Interstate.—Above £1 and not exceeding £2, 9d.; above £2 and not exceeding £5, Is. 6d.; above £5 and not exceeding. £7, 2s. 3d.; above £7 and not exceeding £10, 3s.; above £10 and not exceeding £12, 3s. 9cL; above £12. and not exceeding £15, 4s. 6cL; above £15 and not exceeding £17, 5s. 3d.; above £17 and not exceeding £20, 6s
Rates of Postages. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Herald — 8 March 1902
nates of Postages. ukttebs.—if delivered at any Post-Office &lt; for delivery within the postal delivery limit of such office, for every foz., or fraction (up to 5lbs, Id. JBeyond such limits, for every Joz. or or fraction of ioz., up to 31bs, (dimen sions not to exceed the maximuui allowed .for packets), 2d ■ Post Cards.—If posted at,any .post-office for delivery within the postal delivery of such office, id.; bevond: such limits Id ■ Packets.—For every 2ozs or fraction of 2ozs, up to 41b s Id Newspapers.—Printed and posted in the Colony for delivery beyond the boundaries of the City or Town at which they may, be pub lished, and posted within one week from date of publication not exceeding lOozs, free. i?or every additional lOozs or fraction of lOozs (each) id. For each newspaper posted 7 days after publication, not exceeding lOozs, Id. For every additional lOozs or fraction of lOozs, Id. Newspapers must be posted oue hour before the closing of the mail by which they are in...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Herald — 8 March 1902
■' Notices. KATANNING HOAl)S ^BOaBD, API BLlffM ETIKG will be held at the Katanning Hali on Saturday, the. loth March, for the puqwse Of considering the ad visability of Striking a Hate in connec tion with the Road Board.' Meeting at 8 p.in. /1?H32 Ad jourued. Annual Meeting of the JL Great Southern A^picnltural Society will be held at the Public Hall.Xatanuing, on '/Tuesday afternoon,--the 11th of March, at 2 o:clock. ':J ■ Business—To appoint Secretary, and other business. STB YED into my paddock, a Bark Iron grey Filly, 14| hands, branded EW on off." shoulder. Jf not claimed within -time allowed by law will be sold to par expenses. A. KELSON, Perrinullup, . , BroomeHill. February 10,1902. "OIAJiO, 'ron-fraine, full compass, Tri JL chord, new, by the celebrated maker itosenor, £30; packed in case and put 'on rail. , John Watts and Co., Albany. PUBLIC HALL. Betura Visit of the 111 D HAM \TIC COMPANY, TUESDAY, March 11. Presentation of the Fovorite Ladies' Drama ' ■; EAST tT^NE, V B...
LATEST INTELLIGENCE. THE BOER WAR. WESTRALIAN CASUALTIES. HEROISM BY NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS. London, March 6. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Herald — 8 March 1902
LATEST INTELLIGENCE. THE BOER "WAR. WESTRALIAN CASUALTIES. HEROISM BY NORTHUMBER LAND FUSILIERS. Loudon. March ft. Lieut. Daly and Sergeant Graham, of the Sixth Westraiian Mounted Infantry, have been seriously woun ded at Boodeport. Captain 0 B Williams, of the same Infantry, has been invalided to Eng iaud. Further particulars have been re ceived in regard to the disaster to Colonel Von Donop's convoy, which state that an attempt was made to paek the eonvoy across the road, but that movement failed owing to the native drivers bolting and the mules stampeding. The guns from the higher ground: shelled .vigorously 'until the Boers-, . charging with tremendous impetus and great spirit, captured the convey. There were a few minutes of con-, fused fighting, and then all was over 'ihe Northumberland Fusijiers were in position in the extreme rear, and when their ammunition became ex hausted they fixed bayonets, and charged the enemy. Eventually they;, were overpowered. ' - Believing the con...
CHAPTER II. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Herald — 8 March 1902
CHAfTKIi II. " What a .el)arming bouse ! " said Oeortre.'inviiluntHrily, to the undis guised |leiighl of Ins cousins, as the a carriage drew up at the dour of I'rm. pect Gardens. ft yeally Was one of gthe finest. > houses id all the biiguanea plains. It ■ was two st«iries hii»h3 and square in *hapi*. 13ut it's s.Hitewhat inelegant , form'passed unobserved, so occupied was ihe . «-yc in. i-ega»'«liu« the be.iuiy ' of its'site, ils eiiv-iri»nir.eiit of giifautie .trees, the grateful coolness of irs -luxurious verandas, and their lavish -;'j Jidi>rninent of piai>ts a»d flowers, and 'Weepers. The upper and lo wer piazzas ^';W(twe.je|u8ed in with jalousies, to feud ,, ■: off the ti o.ii -al sua. A square pSrph, paved with, white marble, with, two '* broad flights of, steps of the same .'materiHl, projected in front; whilst >C Tts roof.- aUpp--rtei1 by .wooden piHjits. I ;sut t landed .with a gracefnl.Trou; formed-a terrace from which5" o a magnificent prospect could -be db ; ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Herald — 8 March 1902
A GOOD REPUTATION. " The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavour to be what you desire to appear." That is precisely the manner in which Cham berlain's Cough Remedy has gained its repu tation-as-a cure for coughs, colds, croup, and whooping cough. Every bottle that has ever : been put out by the has been fully up to the high stoadard excellence claimed for it. People have found that it always be depended upon for the relief and cure of these ailments, and that it is plea sant and safe to take. " For sale by F and C Piesse, Kabanning and Wagin. The unanimous opinion of patrons is that Lebad's Coffee Palace, Katan ning, is superior to any in the town. * PuEBBTTEEiAir Church.—The har vest thanksgiving service in connec tibn with this church was held at Katanning on Sunday, 2nd March. The Jiev. A. K. Ross conducted the service, and preached to a good con gregation from the text " He re serveth uDto us the appointed weeks of harvest." The front of the hall was very tastefully decor...
COMMERCIAL. LOCAL MARKET. HERALD Office, March 14. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Herald — 15 March 1902
COMMERCIAL. LOCAL MARKET. Herai-d Office, M&rcli 14. | At Eatanning the prices to-day are:— Wheat, 3s 8d per bushel; oats, prime, 3s; chaff, best green wheaten, £3 5s j inferior, 25s to 40b per ton flour, £9 1.0s per ton; Wan, £6 5s per ton; pollard, £6 10s per ton ; eggs, Is per doz ; butter Is 2d.
MARRACOONDA. March 14. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Herald — 15 March 1902
(FEOSI OUB COBBESPONDENT.) March 14. Since the beginning of the month tires have been very prevalent in this district, as most of the farmers intend increasing their cultivation areas and have taken an early opportunity of setting fire to their scrub and straw. , The weather in consequence of the numer ous fires has been close and sultry, especially in the beginning of the week. A Flight thunderstorm broke over the district on Tues day afternoon, accompanied by a few drops of rain, but did not clear the air to any ex tent. Bain is badly needed, as most of the dams are dry, and water has to be carted for stock from the wells, of which there are a good many throughout the district, although in some instances they are not quite-fresh. Ploughing has been commenced in some of the loose soils, but those having soil of a haid nature will have to wait for rain. The annual tea meeting and social in con nection with the Presbyterian services here will take place in the local school on Friday ...
OBITUARY. MR. ROBERT WATSON. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Herald — 15 March 1902
Mk.EOBEETWATSON. Ampng^theVinbst.. respected ■ residents ofj .".tlie^Wagin district (has stood the name of f Mr' Sobert Watson, of Boyeririe, conser -quentlj a ^^oom Trfts' east. over the town-.; ; ship oh Sunday night and. 'Monday when it.. fatally at aboiit-9 o'clock on Sunday morning, - -During Monday :^be. flags at the Anglican Ob'urch, the public; School*' and 13dttfield's stone; halfrmast, add much sympathy was expressed for i?»e bereaved faniily. Mr . a Watson was 52 yeiup. of age, and was born at Noarlunga, in South Australia.^ Previous • to-ta1aog> tip Ifindand settling on tlife Great ■v. Southern ra'lway Mr and v Mrs. Watson spent >20years hh.Whndeai'ii.h; hear .Pert Pirie, 8.A,', Vhfere th^Jwere highly esteemed. A. large - eoneoiirse^hi 'pdople assembled to pay their «" Ia6t. triljuteidf rospeet to the memory of the idece-ased on Monday afternoon, when, the 'x - funersl tpokvplaee in the Wagin cemetery. in'the Agricul of .'the; which Mr Watson •y.was a . prominent ....
CHAPTER III. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Herald — 15 March 1902
Phari'Kit ITT. The day passed like a dream. About the h&lt;&lt;ur cf four callers commenced to arrive—the Colonial Secretary, his wife and daughters; half-a-dozen offit •ers from Up Park Gamp; the Commodore from I'orfc lioyni ; Cap tain Hillyard ami little Maud Long ton ; heads of departments with their womenkind—the best and pleasautest society of whieh the colony could boast. At fire eaine afternoon tea; and then about six the carriage was ordered round, and Mrs Durham and her dau^htws started with George for their evening drive. They got back just in time to bath and dress for their eight o'clock dinner, which was a repetition, on a still more lavish scale, of the bountiful feast of the morning. After dinner the ladies sit out oy the terrace, George smoked his cigar, and Evelyn sang in the dark drawing-room beyond.. By half East ten the whole family wen*, in ed, and by eleven all but George were asleep. But for him slumber was ont of the question: Despite all the ...