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GENERAL CABLES. THE MOROCCOAN CONFERENCE. LONDON, January 11. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 20 January 1906
GENERAL CABLES. THE MOROCCO AN CONFERENCE. LONDON, January 11. Considerable anxiety exists on the Continent as to the outcome of the forthcoming conference of Powers concerning Morocco. Grermans residing in Denmark and Switzerland who are liable to military service in their native land have been ordered to.be in readiness to return home. January 17. The Standard states that Great Britain and Bnssia have agreed upon a common coarse of action with regard to Morocco. At the Algeciras conr ference yesterday Russia's attitude daring the interchange of views was most conciliatory and friendly. ;
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 20 January 1906
ACETYLENE GAS THE KING OE LIGHTS. Wu. E. COSS I CO., 451 HAT STREET, Are prepared to install this most brilliant illaminant for any kind of lighting, inside or outside. References.-J. Pincombe, hotel, Carnarvon W. E. Fenner, " " CORRESPONDENCE INVITED. Wm. E. GOSS & CO., 451 HAT STBEET, PERTH. Caves! Caves! An Ideal Holiday Trip for Your Health. COOL and REFRESHING TRIP. BOATING, BATHING and FISHING. COUNTRY and SEASIDE COMBINED. COUPONS ARE ISSUED Covering First-class Train and Coach Return and Hotel Expenses, as tinder, from Perth or Fremantle: Yallingup (3 days) £3 0 0 Margaret River (4 days) £4 5 0 Round Trip (5 days) ... £5 5 0 FOR COUPONS AND PARTICULARS Apply The Secretary Caves Board Sonth British Chambers, BARRACK STREET, PERTH. DAVIS, HANKINSON & CO., MOIB/S CHAMBERS, PERTH, AND CARNARVON, General Contractors. Boring Engineers for Artesian Water and Minerals. MACHINERY AND MANUFACTURERS' AGENTS. SUPPLY: Hand and Steam Boring Plants. Railway and Tramway Mate...
STOCK AND STATION NEWS. [Items of news intended for publication in this column will be gladly received.] [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 20 January 1906
STOCK AND STATION NEWS. [Items of news intended for publication In this column will be gladly received.*] Pleuropneumonia has manifested itself among cattle at Balbarrup, twenty miles from Bridgetown, where the Chief Inspector of Stock found that one animal had died. A post mortem examination proved con clusively that death was due to pleuro pneumonia. There are about 100 head of j cattle at the homeEtead and 400 further! afield. Mr. W«r ordered that all the j animals should he inoculated. The rainfall at Williambury station for j 1905 was as follows Points. January ... 0*10 February ... ... ... 0*72 March nil. .April ... ... 1-12 May ... ... 5-79 June ... ' ... 0*29 Jnly ... ... ... 0*61 AnguBt 0*01 September ... ... .;. 0 04 October nil. November nil. December 0*05 Total 8*73 Average for previous seventeen years: 8'07 inches. Advices.from Mr. J. Fitzpatrick's Dairy Greek station state, they have nad-some good rains there, the creeks running bankers. The gr^en feed is already comin...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 27 January 1906
Alex. H. Salmond, Carnarvon. Government Authorised, Surveyor. 'Engi neering Surveys. Levels taken for Water Races. Earth quantities supplied. Joining Surveyor. Properties examined and re ported on. DAVIS, HANKINSON & CO., MOIR'S CHAMBERS, PEBTH, AND CARNARVON, General Contractors. Boring Engineers for Artesian Water and Minerals. MACHINERY AND MANUFACTURERS' AGENTS. SUPPLY: Hand and Steam Boring Plants. Railway and Tramway Material. Water Supply Requisites. Oil Engines for all purposes-from 2 to 150 h.p. BETHELL & THURSTON, Furnishing Ironmongers and importers, WHOLESALE AND RETAIL, FOR En&melware, Tinware, Bedsteads, Meatsafes, Hollow ware, Lamps, Mangles, Wringers, Travelling Gdods^ [Fishing Tackle, Boating Gear, Brushware, Silverware, Builders' Hardware, Tools, etc. WRITE FOR QUOTATIONS. 107 William Street, Perth, j Metal Ceilings. Metal Side Walls. Is. 3d. per square yard. Note the reduction. LARGE STOCKS. Splatt, Wall & Co., PIER ST., PERTH. S. M...
ROUGH WEATHER. WIND AND DUST, BUT LITTLE RAIN. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 27 January 1906
ROTJGH WEATHER. WIND AND DUST, BUT LITTLE RAIN. Tlie weather conditions which ob tained locally on Sunday last were the reverse of pleasant. Shortly after eight o'clock the wind, which was blowing from the north-west, increased to an nnnsnal strength, causing sand and dust to envelop everything. Houses and verandahs were plentifully bestrewn with the all pervading particles, which made it almost impossible to face the wind. Indoors little relief cotild be found, for with the thermometer registering 93 degrees and closed windows and doors the heat became almost unbear able. At one time the wind gauge resistered a speed of 34 miles an hour and fears were entertained that a willy willy had meandered from its orthodox sphere in the Nor'-West and intended disporting with local Lares and Penates. The barometer, how ever, only fell from 29 834 (at 8 a.m.) to 29*756 (at 3 p.m.) About 0 p.m. heavy banks of clouds appeared and gave promise of welcome rain. The hopes thus raised were doomed to...
REMARKABLE LETTERS. BY MR. DAVITT. LONDON, January 25. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 27 January 1906
REMARKABLE LETTERS. BY MR, DAVITT. LONDON, January 25. The Freeman's Journal, the leading home rale journal of Dublin, publishes remarkable letters from the pen of Mr. Michael Davitt. Mr. Davitt re joices in the approaching secularisa tion of the Catholic schools in Eng land. He declares it was a piece of asinine stupidity for the Irish Roman ' Catholic bishops to instigate Mr. Red mond to assist Mr. Balfour to pass the Education Act of 1902. This obnoxious piece of legislation has, he states, been the chief canse of the triumphant j radical majority, a majority which is pledged to secularise the schools, bnt j is not pledged to home rule. j
A STEAMER WRECKED. APPALLING LOSS OF LIFE. LONDON, January 25. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 27 January 1906
A STEAMER WRECKED. APPALLING LOSS OF LIFE. LONDON, Jannary 25. A terrible shipping disaster has occurred off the coast of British Col ombia, Canada. The Pacific Coast Company's steamer Valencia went ashore on the island of Vancouver. Sixty persons are known to havo been drowned and 100 are still on the wreck in peril of their lives. Nine others succeeded in reaching the shore of Cape Beal in safety. A salvage steamer has been sent to the rescue. Later. '' The Valencia is a total wreck. Out of a crew of 60 all told and 94 pas sengers, only 15 are known to . have been saved. The vessel struck Cape Beal, where the rocks rise precipit ously to a height «of 400 feet. Life boats were swamped as soon as they were launched. Harrowing scenes were witnessed on the ill-fated ship. One woman dropped two children, into the sea while' trying to hand them to her husband in a boat. She then dropped overboard and was drowned. Her husband attempted to rescne her, but was also drowned.
A NAVAL DISASTER. LONDON, January 23. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 27 January 1906
A NAVAL DISASTER. LONDON, JANUARY 23. ] An appalling naval disaster is re potted from Rio Janeiro. The report states that the powder magazine of the Brazilian ironclad Aqnidaban, a vessel of 5,000 tons displacement, ex ploded at midnight on Sunday, while she was escorting a Ministerial party who were aboard the cruiser Borrozo engaged on a tour of inspection of sites for naval yards. The Aqnidaban sank- within three minutes of the ex plosion. It is reported that three hundred lives were lost and that only one officer was saved. The drowned are said to include four rear-admirals and a number of naval officers and Government officials who were on board the Aqnidaban as gnests of the Ministry. January 24. Further particulars have been re ceived of the naval disaster on the Brazilian coast and show that the loss of life was not as appalling as at first supposed. Thirty-eight persons who were on the ship at the time of the explosion were saved. A mystery surrounds the disaster, and those...
THE PHILIPPINES. LONDON, January 24. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 27 January 1906
THE PHILIPPINES. LONDON, January 24. I Mr. Wright, Governor-General of the Phillipines, has been appointed United States ambassador at Tokio. It is reported in New York that Mr. Wright has been empowered to discuss the sale of the Philippines to Japan, owing to the disappointment that has been caused in America by the cost of the annexation. A proposed curtailment of the fran chise at Hamburg, Germany, led to rioting, pillaging, and the erection oif barricades in the streets. Several persons were wounded and a. police man was killed. ' r
THE WEATHER IN THE SOUTH. PERTH, January 21. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 27 January 1906
THE WEATHER IN THE SOUTH. | : PEBTH, January 21. | -For over a week the energies o£ the residents of the city , have been sapped by the oppressive heat experienced, the thermometer daily recording a temperature of over 90 degrees in the shade. Yesterday broke hot and op pressive, and continued so for the greater part of the day, the shade temperature being 91. Towards evening the atmosphere cooled slight^ ly, and at 9 o'clock rain, which was helped by a north wind with clouds of dost, commenced to fall. January 24. Most unusual weather conditions prevailed on Sunday at Geraldton and culminated in a fierce gale which occurred suddenly at half-past six in the evening with a dense sand storm. It was apparently the fag end of a willy -willy, and blew with terrific force for aboat two hours, then abat ing. The wind was fairly strong during the night and was accompanied by rain. The interiors of houses, hotels, and other bnildings were thickly covered with sand. The hand some verandah at ...
SHIPPING. PORT OF CARNARVON. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 27 January 1906
SHIPPING. POET OP CARNARVON. ARRIVALS. January 19.-Charon S.b., I. Bell master, from Fremantle. Passengers :-For Car* narvon: Mr. and Mrs. Atkinson, Miss Climie, Messrs. Crossland, Stansmore, Drake, Murray, Peterson, Shaw, Newell, Morrell, J. O'Grady, F. McAtter, M. Mon tague, L. Silva, G. Sngcheo, Dere, J. Roche, W. Chewnee, A. Fleming, Freeman, Don man, London, Ewing Cox. For Onslow: Miss Lavelles, Messrs. M. McLeod, Teddie, Oleson, Flaxman. For Cossack: Mr.and Mrs. Withnell and two children, Mr. and Mrs. Lee and infant, Miss Shannon,Messrs. J.Bassett, W. Haydon, H. Davis, J. Thomas, Powell, Rev. Daviee. For Port Hedland: Messrs. J. Scrymgonr, A. E. Gummow, U. Martin, A. W. Johnson, J. K. Heath cote, Flaxman, Gordon, Balton, Isdell, Carson, Horan, Hardwick, Pitches, Hanna man, T. Hardie, A. Cook, C. Robinson, J. Baliwyn, W. London, T. Bennett, E. Richardson, A. Petsalies, W. Haggard. For Broome: Messrs. J. Cockran. Phillips. DEPABTtTEKS. January 20.-Charon for Singapore via ports....
FRENCH INDO-CHINA. LONDON, January 23. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 27 January 1906
FRENCH INDO-CHINA. | LONDON, January 23. ] A serious situation has arisen ia French Indo-China. A French column four hundred strong surprised a large body of Chinese regulara who were pillaging northern villages in the Tongking district; A three-hours battle ensued, in which the Ohinese casualties were 300 killed and 300 wounded. The French had 49 killed and their commander was seriously wounded.
A FATAL ACCIDENT. PERTH, January 22. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 27 January 1906
A FATAL ACCIDENT. Pebth, Jannarv 22. Robert Murray, a driver employed by Mr. Heardman, cordial manu facturer, Boulder, was killed -while driving on Saturday on the outskirts of the town. The reins became caught under the horse's tail when Murray stooped over to disengage the reins, and in doing so fell oat of the vehicle. One of the wheels passed diagonally over his body, and he died shortly afterwards. He left a widow and two children residing at Kal goorlie.
GENERAL CABLES. SOCIALISTS' MEETINGS IN GERMANY. LONDON, January 22. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 27 January 1906
GENERAL CABLES. SOCIALISTS' MEETINGS IN GERMANY. LONDON, January 22, AJthongh Socialist meetings were prohibited to-day in Hamburg, Leip sig, Dresden, and several other towns, the civic authorities permitted 93 meetings to be held elsewhere. Those held in Berlin were attended by an enormous crowd. Resolutions were carried welcoming the revolutionary successes in Russia, sympathising with the victims of autocratic tyranny, protesting agaiDst three classes in the Prussian electoral system, demanding universal, equal and secret suffrage, condoning with reactionaries, and stigmatising the Prussian Diet as a caricature of a real representative assembly. Strong forces of cavalry, infantry, and artillery were held in readiness to support the thousands of police, but there was not the slightest disturb ance. Unofficial workmen police easily controlled their comrades, and the result it is claimed was a triumph for the Socialist organisation.
ANOTHER DROWNING SUICIDE. PERTH, January 20. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 27 January 1906
ANOTHER DROWNING SUICIDE. PERTH, January 20. j To the already long list of riper tragedies has to be added another. Yesterday morning the dead body of a man was found in the Swan River in the vicinity of the Barrack-street jetty. When the police brought the body ashore it was fonnd that three heavy pieces of iron were attached to a length of old rope which had been fastened aroand the man's neck. An examination of the man's pockets re sulted in the discovery of a piece of paper on which was written "My name is Brudus. I arrived from Mel bourne in the Coolgardie and stayed at Roe-street."
The Northern Times. PASTORAL, MINING AND PEARLING NEWS. SATURDAY, JANUARY 27, 1906. THE NORTHERN JETTIES. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 27 January 1906
The northern PASTORAL, MINING AND PEAHLING NEWS. SATURDAY, JANUARY 27, 1906. THE NORTHERN JETTIES. FOB some considerable time past it has been rumoured that at the expir ation of the current leases in March next the Government intended assum ing the control of all Northern jetties^ and tramlines at present leased I to private individuals and firms. Whilst rumours were in- circulation to | this effect, nothing definite could be gleaned as to the Government's at-! titude in the matter, and even at this late stage an element of doubt exists. In the present issue appears an ad vertisement from the Harbour Depart ment calling for tenders for the leasing of the various jetties for a period of twelve months, and in onr Southern telegraphic news will be found a paragraph stating that at the expir ation of the -present leases the Govern ment intends assuming the control of the Northern jetties and tramlines. This obvious inconsistency is evidently due to a desire on the part of the Governmen...
RUSSIA'S TROUBLES. LONDON, January 20. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 27 January 1906
RUSSIA'S TROUBLES. LONDON, January 20. Baron Korp, a captain in the Empress' Cuirassiers, committed sui cide in front of a platoon of which he was in command in preference to ordering the men to shoot a batch of insurgents from the Baltic provinces. Many officers of the Moscow garri son have been arrested on suspicion of favouring the revolutionaries. Six Jews. belonging to a Warsaw committee of anarchists have been tried by conrt-martial and shot. The Governor of Odessa threatens to exile to Siberia all high school students who fail to resume work. The Russian provinces are becoming quieter, and many of the rebel leaders have been arrested. January 21. A bomb explosion occurred yester day at Odessa. Five persons were killed and 20 were wounded. Maxime Gorky, the Russian re former and novelist, denies that the revolution movement has been stamped out. On the contrary, be declares it is advancing towards a decisive vic tory. The Czar has dismissed nineteen generals hostile to his pro...
LOCAL AND GENERAL. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 27 January 1906
LOOM. AND GENERAL. H. WIILS & Co.-This well-known firm of ibin merchants bare opened a branch at Eoebourae. THE ANGLICAN CHUBCH.-The Rev. W. Sharp left for Sharks Bay by the *.«. Tyrian, consequently there will be no service at the Anglican Church to-morrow. Mr. Sharp expects to return to Carnarvon next Saturday. JETTY LEASES.-In this issue tenders are invited, returnable on. March 10, for leasing the various Northern, jetties and tramlines connected therewith (with the exception of Pott Hedland) for a period of twelve months. THE PEABL-SHELL MAHKBT.-Cable ad vices from Ijondon, dated January 19, state that at the previous day's sales of pearl shell 4,600 cases of Australian and 1,300 Macatsan were offered and sold. An ex cessive supply caused an average decrease in price of-30s. a cwt. THE W.A. TEAR BOOK.-From Mr. S. Y. Eaton, National Chambers, Barrack street, Perth, we have received a copy of the 1906 edition of the " W. A. Tear Book." The present issue, like its predeces...
Cablegrams. HOME POLITICS. THE GENERAL ELECTIONS. LONDON, January 19. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 27 January 1906
Cablegrams. * ; HOME POLITICS. THE GENERAL ELECTIONS. LONDON, January 19. Yesterday's elections have not materially affected the strength of parties, and the Liberals still hold more Beats than the other three sec tions of the House combined, A most striking' feature of the latest retoras is the defeat of three ex Ministers, viz., Mr. Brodrick, who was successively Secretary of State forJJTar and Secretary of State for In&lt;S^ of Lord Stanley, late Post master-General ; and of Captain E. G, Pretyman, who held the post of Financial Secretary to the Admiralty. Hardly less significant is the rejection of Mr. Henry Chaplin, who repre sented the Sleaford division of Lin colnshire. For twenty years Mr. Chaplin bad been in the forerank of i tariff reformers. _ j Mr. Balfour yesterday in condemn- j ing the new Government s shadowy I projects, described the Ministry as a " Government of driftwood in a river of spite." Mr. Chamberlain, acknowledging innumerable congratulations upon h...