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THE FEDERAL CONVENTION. Adelaide, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 22 April 1897
THE FEDERAL CONVENTION. Adelaide, Wednesday. The Convention sat agaiu yesterday and got through a great deal of work. A long discussion took place on clause 102. Dr. Cockburn moved an amendment to the effect that the States should have pawer to appoint or dismiss their own Governors and to determice or renew the office. Eventually the amendment was withdrawn and the clause struck out. After consideration of several other clauses the Convention adjourned to Wednesday when the postponed clauses and the com promise on financial clauses arrived at by the four Treasurers will be considered.
LATEST CABLES. The Greeks in Full Retreat. The Turks Singing and Laughing. London, Tuesday, 11.40 a.m. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 22 April 1897
LATEST CABLES. Tlie Greeks in Full Retreat* The Turks Singing and, Laughing. London, Tuesday, 11.40 a.m. The Greeks first repulsed the Turks at Oritzw Valí and then retreated to Maui. Thc Turks ijave captured the heights of Sknmpa, and the Greeks have cap tured five blockhouses at Ne zeros. There has been heavy flighting at Bogazi Biver between the Turks and Greeks who were attempting to return by the Pass. Tuesday, » p.m. The Greeks have re-captured (Jritso yale. The Turks have renewed the attack on the Bevini Pass, and have penetrated one hundred yards into the entrench ments. The carnage was terrible. Half of the town of Arta is in ruins. The Duke of Sparta has returned from the frontier to Larissa. The Government of Greece have asked that the forces of the Powers shall be withdrawn from Crete. The Tnrks are bombarding thc town of Turnavos. The Greeks are in full retreat upon Larissa. They have suffered terribly from the artillery of the Turks. The Turks when in battle sing and l...
NARROW ESCAPE FROM DROWNING. A BRAVE RESCUE. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 22 April 1897
NARROW ESCAPE FROM DROWNING. A BRAVE RESCUE. On Monday afternoon Mr. Illingworth, of Messre. Diew, Robinson & Co's, shipping office, had a narrow escape for his life. He formed one of a party of 21 that went to Sooth AM any for a picnic and visited the caves and natural bridge on the southern coast- The coast here consists of precipitous j cliffs with here and there a tumbled mass of rocks made by the collapse of what in ages ago had been high cliff*. At places in the rocks there are pools very suitable for bath ing, and Mr. Illingworth and Mr. H. Horner, another member of the party, decided to have a dip in one of these. They proceeded some distance along the rocks until they met two yonng men who p> ri nt ed out to them a pool where they could Cathe. Ihey found the pool and having; stripped entered the water, but hardly had theydoneso whenabnghe wave suddenly swept round a rock and engnlpbed them. Horner was thrown to one side among the rocks and managed to hold ou unti...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 22 April 1897
Shipping. THEPEKDíSÜLAR&OBIENTAIi STEAM NAVIGATION COUPANT. THE P. & O. S. N. COM PANY, under contract with the Imperial, Jtfew South _" Wales, Victorian, and South Australian Governments, will despatch the fallowing steamers for London, calling at Colombo, Aden, Brindisi, Malta, Gibraltar, and Plymouth : Steamers. TOBI. Commander. Leaving King Oeorge'i Sound. Ballaarat Boire ... Himalaya Oceava.. Victoria 4890 6645 6603 6527 T. S. Angas A. B. Daniell A. W Adamson! E. Stews rt WDG Worcester! April a* ay 19 BATBS OF PAB8A.dK MONBT : To London-First Saloon ¿60 to £70. Second Saloon, £35, £37, & £40. Beturn Tickets from £65 to £115. Betura Tickets lietween any of the Eastern Colonies and New Zealand are now available for 6 (six) months from date of embarkation. In the second saloon the; arrangements ¿ave been thoroughly reorganised, and the accomo dation which tiie Company now offers is nn snrpassed. Passage money can be paid here for passage from England. Liber...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 22 April 1897
Auotton Sales. H OUSEHOLD FURNITURE. J G H N MOIR & O ©. * VJ ander instructions on various accounte witt g sell bj PUBLIC AUCTION if at their Mart on ^ _j£> SATURDAY NEXT, AT 2.30 OX3àAK3Kiç? A quantity of N HOUSEHOLD FÜBNI1 URE. ^ " | Com "ricing- --^ Drawing Boom Fuite : -|| Bed*it.a&lt;is and MaUrasses y¿?| Washstands ant Seta / .... ,¿ Dressing and other Tables s- ^¿ Carpets and Linoleum , Wire Stretchers and Mattresses ' &lt; l-, Mats and Bugs " V7M% Chairs, various hinds ^ÍSf Cane Lounge Cradle and Bedding 'yí^ Chiffonier ' ''''?''&Ji&$ Marble Clock Buckets and Tubs .' ' , rJ^ Copper B.iler and Pots I'~%$3k Crockery and Glass -" ,73^ Leather Tranks JT.S:-'Ï\&3. Picture Frames, &c. 'fi ALSO, :, - ? ( A quantity, of Household Stores. -'~5 Cg» WITHOUT BEBERYB. SATO BDAY-, 2.30. - 'i\í¿gÍÍ ' JNO; MOIR & &lt;»4V-'?->r^ 46IL ; AncUoneers, Albanj^^g^ SECOND ANNUAL ATHLETIC^ SPOBTS V. AT " * KATANNING, G.S....
INTERCOLONIAL. VICTORIA. A BOAT CAPSIZES. FOUR LIVES LOST. Melbourne, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 22 April 1897
OTEBCOLOWAL. VICTORIA. A BOAT CAPSIZES. FOU a LIVES LOST. Melbourne. Wednesday. A fatal accident occurred at Mornington Regatta by which four fishermen named Hooper, Nichols, Moore and Stevens were drowned throngh their boat capsizing. Only one of the occupants, W. Allen, was rescued. The boat which upset is similar to one which ] upset at same spot some years ago when 15 j footballers were drowned. THE SHOOTING CASE. The woman Catherine Spiers, who was shot by Wi'son, a res'aurart-k eper, has been readmitted to the hospital, erysipelas having supervened, and her condition is critical.
HOW DID THE THIEF GET IN? [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 22 April 1897
HOW DID THE THIEF GET IN ? You wake np some morning and miss yo ar watch, your parse, your best clothes and other valuables. Yet neither you nor any other member of your family heard a sound during the night. Neither is there a sign of how the thief got into the1 house nor by what road he decamped. You rush round and tell th«s police and als 3 decide to keep a dog and a shot gun. Yon will let thieves know they musn't come fooling around your premises after this. A sensible procedare. Meanwhile your watch, your money, &c., a e gxme. Quite so. Now suppose I should tell you that the thief who stole y-.>ur property never entered your house at all ; that he was born in it ; had lived twenty years in it ; never had been out of it till he went off with, your things albeit not a soul of you had ever seen or hasard of him. What would you say to mo ? You would call me an idiot and threaten to have me sent ba 3k to the asylum. But don't be too sure. " Later on," says Mr. Heakin, "rh...
POLICE COURT. ALBANY: WEDNESDAY, APRIL 21. [Before Mr. B. C. Loftie, r.M.] INDECENT EXPOSURE. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 22 April 1897
POLICE COURT. ALBAKY: WEDNESDAY, APBUJ 21. j Before Mr. B. C. Lof tie, K.M.] INDECENT EXPOSOBE. Fristos Pajiadabsulot,^ Greek, waa charged by Constable Cook with wilful exposure on the beach on the 13th inst. Defendant pleaded guilty, but said he was in the water searching for oysters, He was fined 10s. ASSAULT, William Meid, alias John Aim», alia* William Ute Dutchman, was charged by John Bork with assault. Plaintiff said that on the night of the 13th instant he weat to defendant's hut on the Brunswick-road to coUectsome money which was owing to him. The amount was 7s 6d, and was for goods Bold. The goo^8 comprised patent medicines for colds, corns, &c. De fendant said he had no money, aithoueh be had been paid the night before. Witness was ordered to leave the place, and was pushed out of the door. He informed de fendant that he would issue a summons for the recovery of the money, whereupon de fendant struck him. Defendant said that the goods supplied bim were given as sam...
FOREIGN CABLES. [FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.] SOUTH AFRICA. London, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 22 April 1897
FOREIGN CABLES. [FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.] I SOUTH AFRICA. I London, Monday. J Dr. Leyds who is at Berlin says that the situation in the Transvaal is very critical. The mining companies interested, in j the Transvaal are sending a united pe tition to the Government asking for the settlement of their grievances as to the dynamite monopoly and the liquor laws, and to grant reduced freights and cus toms duties. The presence of a British squadron at the Cape is creating intense interest in South África. London, Tuesday. President Kruger replying to a sug gestion that he Bhould release the prisoners Davis and Sampson as a Jubilee offering, said he would not do so I unless the fines were paid.
OUR PERTH LETTER. [FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.] Perth, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 22 April 1897
OUR PERTH LETTER. f FJBOM OUB OWE COBUKSPOSTDEXT. I Perth, Moalay. lt is no Exaggeration to say that the cricket carnival bas quite overshadowed the forth coming general elections. Ever since Giffen's Eleven arrived in Pcrtb, politics have played second fiddle, lt has been nothing bat cricket from start io finish. When the Fre mantle Eighteen pulled off their first ma&h, the enthusiasm increasei, and now one hears nothing about high food duties or the Bun bury manifesto, but sttaoge as it may a; pear while there is so much talk about the uoVl game, the exchequer has not responded to the enthusiasm. The attendance at Fremantle was anything but encouraging to the syndi cate interested in bringing over the eleven. The attendance on t he first day at Fremantle when the game commenced was meagre in the extreme, though it improved consider ably after luncheon time. The management were not 6low to realize that they had made a nr'6'ake in charging two shillings for ad mission to the...
DEPARTURES. TUESDAY, APRIL, 20. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 22 April 1897
DfiPABTURUS. TUESDAY, APBH, 20. MABLOO, S.S., for Fremantle. Passengem from here : Messrs Baker, Howes, H ay toa, McWhirter. WEDNESDAY, APBIL 21. BQTBWBI* CASTIA, S.S., for Fremantle. Passenger from here : Mrs Grimshaw.
CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 22 April 1897
CRICKET. THE match Katanning v. North Ward played yesterday was won by North Ward by 4 wickets and 11 rans. Katanning 1st innings 102, North Ward 113 for 6 wickets. Benoit held over. EAST v. WEST. This match will be played on Saturday and the following will represent the West club r Marchaut (2), Broad foot (2), JameB, Waters, Beddin, West, Milne, Lampard, Robinson^ and Chester._