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CONDITION OF THE CUBANS. APPALLING ACCOUNTS. [Newspaper Article] — West Australian Sunday Times — 1 May 1898
CONDITION OF THE CUBANS. APPALLING ACCOUNTS. Appalling accounts are arriving of the condition of the Cuban re- concentrados in the large cities and towns, thousands of whom are starving and dying. Fever is also raging amongst them, and the fever is extreme. We would draw the attention of our readers to the announcement of a high class concert,- tendered to Miss Elvira üee, A.B., A.M., on Monday, May 9, prior to her departure from W.A. This lady has been so well and favourably known to the general public that special reference to her excellent abilities need no comment. Miss Lee will be assisted by all the leading professional artists, and deserves a bumper house. The following is an extract- from a private lefter received by Mr. E. F. Edgecombe, from Nyallagine, a town in the far Nor' West -" Thanks for the SUNDAY TIMES to hand yesterday, and for the promptitude with which you acted in giving publicity to the nigger labor matter. That was settled locally by the men refusing to go do...
THE ATRICAL NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — West Australian Sunday Times — 1 May 1898
THEATRICAL NOTES. (BY "THE JOHNNIE.'*) "The Johnnie" was cut in a nasty fashion last week by Maggie Moore, and, bai Jove, won't stand it any more. Bless her pretty picture ! * # * On dit that J. C. Williamson will visit Perth with malice prepense. * * » "Mrs. Quinn's Twins" is an Irish musical comedy. " Johanna " is not. * * « Prudes beware, or live and learn Emerson saw Taglioni dance and called it " poetry," but Margaret Fuller termed .it " religion." It is the only religion , of some, and perhaps better than none. \ There are over 3000 ballet dancers in the United States. Each one thinks "she can knock 'em any time/' * * * Variety and dramatic artists already recognise that their " notices " are not decided by " pitch and toss," or " heads and tails," tales I mean. * * # "The Press," a unique spectacular ballet, is being produced at the Empire ! Theatre, London, and the costumes are excellently designed in specially woven j silk to represent at least 70 metropoli j tan journals. ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — West Australian Sunday Times — 1 May 1898
- - -f^^* ^ ?'t'y * Care of J. CHARLES, 107 BARRACK-STREET, PERTH. MONSTER PRIZE LIST. stow oi»E»r ADELAIDE CUP. Run llth May. 25,000 at 5. BIRTHDAY HANDICAP. Run 24th May. 50,000 at 5. FOUNDATION HANDICAP. Run at Perth, 1st June. 3,000 at 5. PORT AUGUSTA CUP. Run 5th July. 12,500 at 5. CAULFIELD CUP. Run at Caulfield, 15th October. 25,000 at 5. MELBOURNE CUP. Run at Flemington, 1st November, 25,000 at 5. FREMANTLE AGENT-C. WILLIAMS, TOBACCONIST, HIGH-STREET. References, Bank of New South Wales. NOBEL'S SPORTING BALLIST1TE. THE NEW GUNPOWDER Advantages ABSOLUTELY SMOKELESS. VELOCITY UNSURPASSED. UNIFORMITY UNEQUALLED. UNAFFECTED BY MOISTURE. Charge for 12-Bore Cartridge only 26 Grains. Sole Agent for Western Australia GEORGE SHENTON, CLIFF STREET, FREMANTLE. THE ONLY PLACE TO GET GOOD AND RELIABLE TACKLE HERBERT SHAW & CO., WHOLESALE and BETAIL Stationers, Tobacconists and Fancy Goods Merchants, 389 HAY STREET. AGENTS FOR MESSRS. BARTLEET & SONS' TACKLE. THE BEST W T...
Canterbury Races. [Newspaper Article] — West Australian Sunday Times — 1 May 1898
Canterbury Races. Hurdles.-Iron Duke (Grimes), 1; Michigan, 2; Donohoe, 3. Won all the way by four lengths. Stewards' Mile.-Beverley, 1 -, Specu- lation, 2 ; Anadour, 3. Won easily. Park Handicap.-Miss Beauchamp, 1; Gaulma, 2; Hector, 3. Won by a head. Selling Race.-Archer, 1; Jack Bobber, 2; Rejected, 3. Won by a head. Canterbury Handicap.-Swell, 1 ; Brazen Lad, 2 ; Zeno, 3. Flying Welter.-Ettebab, 1 ; Chaka, 2. No third placed.
SANDOWN PARK RACES. MELBOUBNE, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — West Australian Sunday Times — 1 May 1898
SANDOWN PARK RACES. MELBOUBNE. Saturday. I Weather fine, and good attendance. Results : Trial Stakes.-Carita, 1 ; Kauri Chun, 2 ; Kruger, 3. Sixteen started. Won by half a length. j Hurdle Race.-Stamford, 1; Fair I light, 2 ; Lux, 3. Eight started. Won by a head. Suburban Handicap.-Campaign, 1 ; Hummer, 2 ; Robin, 3. Eleven started. Won by two lengths. Park Handicap.-Loch Fad, 1 ; Spenthrift, 2; Kathleen, 3. Eight started. Won by four lengths. Steeplechase.-Warrior (Johnston), 1; Mikado (Tomlin), 2; Eumerella (Allen), 3. Won by four lengths. Welter Handicap.-Boston (Shaw), 1; Glentana (Brown), 2 ; Honey Bee (Mar- tin), S. Eighteen started. Won, by four lengths.
THE SIKH PETITION. [Newspaper Article] — West Australian Sunday Times — 1 May 1898
THE SIKH PETITION The question of the exclusion of the coloured races from Western Australia appears likely soon to assume an acute stage. The pe- tition of the Sikh inhabitants of the colony to the Imperial Govern- ment has been received and. answered, and according to the daily papers, Mr. Chamberlain's reply hints or says that the local authorities have no right either to discriminate between nationalities or to refuse miner's rights to the persons who are alleged to be coloured British subjects. If Mr. Chamberlain has really written to this effect, a ques- tion of intercolonial import- ance has been raised which in it- self affords an argument in favour of federation, for in the present divided state of Australia it is almost impossible to present an unanimous and authoritative auswer on behalf of the whole Australian people, while in such a matter it is essential to the very continuance of our national life that such au answer should be promptly given. * # . * Whatever .may be ...
CANNING RACES. HURDLES. [Newspaper Article] — West Australian Sunday Times — 1 May 1898
CANNING RACES. HUBOLES. Wild Wave ... - - 1 Damocles... ... ... ... 2 Commander . 3 Five started. Won by a length. WELCOME HANDICAP. Speculation . 1 Thunder ... ... ... ... 2 Holly . 3 Seven started. Won by a length. Dividend £7 2B. SELLiNä RACE. Fun (Kirke) . 1 Lueradajr.,. 2 Irene SJ. 3 Won easily. Dividend, 17s. BUXTON HANDICAP. Thunder (Sampson) . 1 Duke of York . 2 Yatheroo*. 3 Won anyhow. Dividend, 18s. MABEL STAKES. Bullock . 1 Commander . 2 Cressy . --- . 3 ADELAIDE STAKES. Speculation . ... 1 Damocles. 2 Boolka \. 3
MR. HARRY RICKARDS. [Newspaper Article] — West Australian Sunday Times — 1 May 1898
MB. HARRY RICKARDS. We take the opportuniy presented by our " Saturday's Latest " column to remind our readers that Mr. Harry Rickards will make his first bow to the Perth public on Monday night at Cre- morne. " Playgoer " first saw Harry Rickards in the West of Eng- land in the middle seventies, and it is no mean tribute to the great comedian to say that he is as bright and fresh, and as thorough a favorite to-day as he was then. The coming of Rickards marks an epoch in the his- tory of Perth amusements, and -those who see him on Monday will go again, while those who do not will wish they had, and will make amends by going as early as possible. The ice cap at the South Pole is not less than twelve miles in thickness.
THE COLLIE ACCIDENT FUND A WAIL FROM A NAVVY. [Newspaper Article] — West Australian Sunday Times — 1 May 1898
THE COLLIE ACCIDENT FUND A WAH. FROM A NAVVY. Sir,-Knowing your impartiality, I would like to draw attention to the way in which the accident fund of the Collie quarries was inaugurated and ? carried out until March 1. It .is a well-known fact that since the Collie quarry line was first started np to the present time! sixpence per week has been -deducted from the men's wages for the accident fund. But what benefits have the men gained from'it? Simply mi, or next, door to it : and any enquiries as to the benefits or otherwise of the said fund would always result in the same stereotyped answer-"Po you not get the doctor, and if you are badly injured you can go to the hospital?" Tes, you could go to the hospital like a pauper, and come ont like one. But you could not get any other benefits such as accident funds are supposed to be instituted for. And the poor unfortunates who did not get killed outright or die in the hospital could come out when fit and wander round penniless till read...
EXPLANATION. [Newspaper Article] — West Australian Sunday Times — 1 May 1898
EXPLANATION. Be first resolution.-Several working men have been put to serious loss and inconvenience through being paid with cheques and orders on the companies and no money lying to their credit at the bank. At Southern Cross at present (April 24), the Central Gold-mining Company owes to working men in wages about &lt;£500,and now they are in liquidation, and a very slight chance the men have of ever getting their wages. And similar cases, all of which could be avoided by a clause compelling the companies to pay in cash or bank- notes under penalty, and the same to hold good with regard to deductions from wages. As, perhaps, you aré aware, around the Boulder principally deductions of ls. per week are kept for medical officers appointed by the com- pany, whether workers care for his services or not, and in some cases the men have to bring 2s. on pay day and pay it down prior to receiving their pay, and then they are paid in full. Second resolution.-It has been said that in ...
OUR GRIEVANCE COLUMN. THE WANTS AND WOES OF THE PEOPLE. [Newspaper Article] — West Australian Sunday Times — 1 May 1898
OUR GRIEVANCE COLUMN. THE WANTS AND WOES OF THE PEOPLE. \XJnder the above title we shall have plea- sure in publishing all complaints con- cerning the administmiion qfi he Go- vernment or the affairs of public bodies which may be sent to vs in writing. Authors of such communications must forward (heir names and addresses, nof necessarily for publication, but to enable us to ascertain the accuracy or otherwise of the statements made.. All letters for consideration must be addressed to Mr. F. C. B. Vosper, Editor of the " Sunday Times," and must be couched in lan- guage which is not libellous or scurrilous.]
TOWARD PARADISE. [Newspaper Article] — West Australian Sunday Times — 1 May 1898
TOWARD PARADISE In the life of every man-*t least, of everyman who really has known the true meaning of life-will be found a dead wall in which there is no open door. Behind that wall are written the things of which, perhaps, he may be neither ashamed nor afraid to let the world know, but any knowledge of which he yet will admit only to his own heart. Erbeson had known life, so it is not strange that in his life was just a dead wall. Early in my acquaintance with the man, it came to me to know that there were certain things about which I must not question him. although he was one of the most genial and affable of men, one whom, through years of close companionship, I grew to know and value as a friend and to love as a brother-to know as one who placed more than an empty meaning upon the word "friend"-I found that he would not brook, even from me, any prying query as to the years of his younger manhood. We were gold-hunters by profession. A fine, free, adventurous life it is, which l...
ACTA DIURNA. [Newspaper Article] — West Australian Sunday Times — 1 May 1898
ACTA DIURNA. Elias Koppinger! ** * # Of Sydney and Warrnambool ! * « . Title of a new novel founded on fact, by " Nemesis." * » * War, bloody war ! * # # A week of it, and nobody killed yet ! * # # Beef in Havana is two dollars per lb. What a paradise for Aleck ! * * * Spain and America declared war in haste, and they are certainly repenting at leisure. * # . The Bottomley group-the bottom- less group. * * * Twelve months in irons. Not in Siberia or the Ile du Diable, but at Fremantle! * * # "Chook " Wilson, recently flogged in Fremantle Gaol, is dying. Too much "plaything?" * * * The SUNDAY TIMES is getting itself disliked in " society " cycling and gaol circles. Mixed ! * # # We have been requested to contra- dict the rumor that Mr. F. C. B. V&lt;isper, M.L.A., and Mr. Gollan, of the West Australian, have been elected patrons of the W.A- League of Wheelmen. * # # This paper has no connection with the W.A. Cycling Club, and rumors to that effect are hereby indignantly re- p...
MORE ABOUT FREMANTLE GAOL. [Newspaper Article] — West Australian Sunday Times — 1 May 1898
MOKE ABOUT FREMANTLE GAOL. In reading last week's edition of the SUNDAY THEES I regret the absence of ?"' further criticisms on the Fremantle Gaol, for indeed the severest criticisms - yon could make would be but soft hitting for so badly managed an insti . tution. When Slr. Hope was super- intendent people looked forward to the time of his resigning for an improve- ment in the then existing state of - affairs. In reality he was only a figure- head for many, years, as Mr. W. A.I George had stepped into his boots; . which trick it was hoped he would not ' be'able to accomplish when the change would come ; but lo! the last stage is even worse than the first, viz., his ap- pointment to " superintendent." ' Matters here are so bad that really 'tis a task to attack any particular branch, so I must content myself to give a general idea of the " Happy Home." Mr. George was always, as - lie now is. the little autocrat governor.' When making application here for position of warder, you had, ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — West Australian Sunday Times — 1 May 1898
GUTHRIE & CO SINGAPORE [ESTABLISHED 1821.] London firm-SCOTT and Co., 5 Whitt- ington A renne, Leadenhall-street, E.C. Fremantle Agency. DUNCAN PATERSON, W.A. Bank Chambers. MERCHANTS, BROKERS, CUSTOMS, SHIPPING, INSURANCE and BANKING AGENTS. Importers of all kinds of Merchandise. Packers and Shippers of all kinds of SINGAPORE PRODUCE. Tapioca, Sago, Pepper, Tea, Coffee, Spices, Japan Bice, Siam Bice, and Rangoon Bice, Oilcake, Kapok, Tin, «Ste., &c. IMPORTERS of ALL VARIETIES of CANE FURNITURE. Sole Packers of the Celebrated RAJAH PINEAPPLES^ ~ '"'^ INDENTS EXECUTED. COMMISSION And ESTATE AGENTS And VALUATORS. SPECIALITIES :-Pearls and Barroqne, M.O.P. Shell, Beche de Mer, and Tortoise Shell. SANDALWOOD Purchased or Re- ceived on Consignmet and Advances Made. Horses, Cattle, and Sheep Received and Sold Privately or by Auction. CUSTOMS BUSINESS ATTENDED To. Travellers representing the Firm travel i up and down the W.A. coast be- tween Fremantle and Singapore. FREMANT...
SHORT OF "ETHETH." (Extract from the Bunbury Bugle.) [Newspaper Article] — West Australian Sunday Times — 1 May 1898
SHORT OP " ETHETH." (Extreict from the Bunbury Bugle.) *' We are thony to thay that our compothing room wath entered lath night by thorne unknown thconndrel, who thole every 'eth in the ethtablit ment, and thnc ceeded in making hith escape un- detected. The motive of the mithcreant doubtleth wath revenge for thorne th up poth ed inthult. *' It thal I never be thaid that t he petty th pite of any thmall thouled villain hath dithableth The Bugle, and if thith meet the eye of the detethabie rathcel, we beg to athnre him that he under ethimatedthe rethourceth of a firth clath newthpaper when he thinkth he can cripple it hopelethly by breaking into the alphabet. We take occathion to thay to him furthermore that before next Thurthday we thall have three timeth ath many et-heth ath he thtole. *' We have reathon to th nth peet that we know the cowardly thkunk who committed thith act of van dalithm, and if he ith ever theen prowling about thith ethtabith ment again, by day or night, no- thin...
Swimming. [Newspaper Article] — West Australian Sunday Times — 1 May 1898
^toimraino;. The second swimming competí tion that has been held at th« Perth Public .Swimming Bath) took place last Saturday, and, ai on the previous occasion, was heh amongst the boys attending th« schools of Perth, these series ol races being open to the scholar; attending St. George's School, anc great interest was shown by th« attendance of some 200 people Results : Boys' Bace (10 years and under).-H Lukies, 1; J.Brady.2. Boys' Bace (ll years)!-H. Mendeli witz, 1 ; H. Wallis, 2. Boys' Bace (12 years).-W. Stacy, 1 H. MendeUwitz, 2. Boys' Bace (13 years).-C. Allen, 1 A. Bandall, 2. Boys' Bace (14 years).-C. Arnold scratch, 1 ; A. Smith, 12sec; 2. Championship of School;-C. Arnold 1 ; H. MendeUwitz, 2. ... Diving Contest.-P. Callahan, 1; P Allen, 2. Life-saving Competition.-J. Lukies I. . ... Messrs. Edmonds, Bligh, Hamil ton, and Bdmiston carried out th« arrangements in a very satisfactory manner, and the gathering provee a great success. * * *??.*. J. H. Tyers, the world renowne...