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THE FEDERAL CONVENTION. Adelaide, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 24 April 1897
THE FEDERAL CONVENTION. ¿delaide, Thursday. When the Convention resnmed yesterday the first business was the appointment of a committee to prepare an address of congratu lation to the Queen on the completion of the 60th year of her reign. The address will be presented by the President. Of the postponed clauses the first dealt with was 39. which was altered 60 that the House of Representatives shall continue for three instead of four years. Â long discus sion took place on clause 43, some delegates thinking that the salary of members should be £500, and others £300. Eventually the clause was passed ai it stands, leaving the amount at £100. Clause 16 passed with the exception that Slr. Carruthers had leave on a division to insert some words preventing legal legislators from accepting fees from the Crown. In clause 83, which deals with the transfer cf offices, Mr. Barton secured an al teration, providing that officers not retained by the commonwealth shall be paid accord ing to their g...
ST. JOHN'S CHURCH BAZAAR. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 24 April 1897
ST. JOHN'S CHURCH BAZAAR. A bazaar «as opened in St. John's School room on Thursday afternoon in aid of the Schoolroom Fnnd. The Mayor (Mr, J. Moir) who performed the opening ceremony said he folly appreciated the compliment paid him in requesting him to open the bazaar. The object was to liquidate a debt on the schoolroom. He considered the display before him was the finest he had witnessed in Albany and it reflected great credit on those who bad devoted their time, energy and con tributions towards this deserving charity. They could depend on his hearty co-operation. He then declared the bazaar open. The stalls were prettily decorated with flags, art muslin and ferns, and were well filled wi; h the various articles for sale. The plain and fancy stall was well stocked with children's clothing, dolls, etc., which the ladies of the congregation had provided after many months lal w at sewing meetings and st home. Mrs Woo 2lelon supplied the fancy ard stationery goods displayed on the ...
SOUTH AFRICA. MILITARY PROPOSALS. London, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 24 April 1897
SOUTH: AFRICA. MILITARY PROPOSALS. London, Thursday. A Parliamentary Commission at the Cape has recommended the division of the colony into five military districts, ana the raising of a partially-paid and semi-permanent force of 11,000 men, with compulsory sei ince in time of war, between the years of 18 and 60 ; also a large increase of heavy guns for the garrison. The reserve, it is proposed, shall include 2,000 burghers. Later. A British squadron has arrived at Delagoa Bay.
HOW DID THE THIEF GET IN? [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 24 April 1897
HOW DID THE THIEF GET IN ? You wake np some morning and mies your watch, your purse, your best clothes and other valuables. Yet seither 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 the hoose nor by what road he deeamped. You rush round and tell tho police and also decide to keep a dog and a shot gun. Yon will let thieves know -they mnsn't come fooling around your premises after this. A sensible proeedure. Meanwhile your watch, your money, &c., a~ e gone. Quite so. Now suppose I should tell you that the thief who stole your property never entered your hoose 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 von had ever seen or lward of him. What would you say to me ? You would call me an idiot and th »-eaten to have me sent back to the asylum. But don't be too sure. "Later on," says Mr. Heakin,''rheumatism...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 24 April 1897
AuoUon Salea; H OUSEHOLD FURNITURE. JOHN MOIS & O O. ander instructions on various accounts wül sell by PUBLIC AUCTION at their Hart on SATURDAY NEXT, AT 2.30 O'CLOCK. A quantity of HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE. Comprising Drawing Boom finite Bedsteads and Mattresses Washstands and Sets Dressing and other Tables Carpets and Linoleum Wire Stretchers and Mattresses Mate and Bugs Chairs, various kinds Cane Lounge " Cradle and Bedding Chiffonier Marble Clock . . Buckets and Tabs Copper B. iler and Pots Crockery and Glass Leather Trunks Picture Frames, &c. ALSO, A quantity of Household Stores. CS" WITHOUT RESERVE. SATURDAY, 2.80. JNO. MOIR & CO., ißlii Auctioneers, Albany. £N THE RAIN STORM I fae Man E°t very-wet_The Wetting iga ve - him a Cold, the Cold neglected gave him a Cough. The Cough sent him to a bed of Sickness. A dose of AYER'S ^CHERRY PECTORAL, taken at the start, would have nipped tte Cold in the bud and saved the Sickness, Suffering and Expense. The Household...
OPENING OF THE CUE RAILWAY. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 24 April 1897
OPENING OF THE CUE RAIL WAY* The Ministerial Party are returning. At Day Dawn and at Mount Magnet Sir John and Lady Forrest were entertained. At the latter place replying to the toast of his heath, the Premier said he would " die before he - would give in." He would take the verdict of the country. After having oscnpied the position of Premier of the colony for six years the people should be his judges, and whatever their jndgment was he would obey it. At Yalgoo several requests for grants were made and the Premier promised to place a Bum on the estimates for a hospital. More entertaining and speechmaking was gone through and altogether the Premier re ceived a most cordial welcome.
SPORTS AT NARROGIN. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 24 April 1897
8P0B1S AT NABBOG1N. The above Bporte were held at Narrogin lie creation Ground on Easter Monday. The weather was beautiful, and the attendance for a country Bports meeting was splendid. The following is a list of the officers who assisted in the arrangement of the programme: President, Mr. J. Fibbß ; vice-president, Mr. J. Dodd ; handicapper, Mr. C. Street ; com- ' mittee, Messrs. D. Morgan, J. Grainger, J. McNamara, W. Wood, W. Downs and B. Walker ; judges, Messrs. Ingram and Hollis ; referee, Mr. J. T. Chipper, J-P.; starter. Mr. Downs; treasurer, Mr. D. Morgan. Mnch credit is due to the committee for the able manner in which the sports were carried ont. The handicapping of Mr. C. Street gave ev ¿ry satisfaction, as a'so did the judging of Messrs. Hollis and Ingram, and Ur. J. T. Chipper, J.P. The hoc. secretary, Mr. E. W. Schonell, deserves much praise for the energetic manner in which he carried ont bis duties, which no doubt materially aEs'sted in making the meeting such a succ...
FRANCHISE FOR WOMEN. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 24 April 1897
FRANCHISE FOR WOMEN. Mr. W. James, M JUA, a candidate for East Perth, having in a speech said he was ia favor of granting the franchise to women, the following occurred at the close of one of his meetings : An Elector-Mr. James, are you married I The Candidate-t hat is my pleasure, j The Elector-Well you must have greater confidence in your wife ,ban I have in mine! The Candidate-Well, perhaps I have. The Elector-Perhaps you have not to put 1 up with what T have. (Laughter.) You take my advice, and never give a woman a vote. The Candidate-I believe ia one woman one vote. The Elector-No ; one woman one sit down. _ " DISFIGURED FOB. LiPK " is the despairing c y of thousand afflicted with unsightly sk n diseases. Do you realize what this disfigura tion means to se sitive souls ? It me jns isola tion, seclusion. It is a bar ti social and busi ness success. Do yon won'er that despa r seizes upon these sufferers when doctors foil, stand ud remed'ei fail, and nostrums prove worse than usel...
THE QUEEN'S REIGN. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 24 April 1897
THE QUEEN'S REIGN. The committee appointed to draw op a programme for the jubilee celebration met at Perth on Thursday. There was a long discussion, but nothing definite was done. A new Town Hall was suggested, aleo a Con valescent Home and a statue of the Queen. Eventually the meeting adjourned. The following is the Perth proposal for the celebration of the Queen's Reign :-On the afternoon of Tuesday, June 22, a procession of school schildren, to start from the Central School and march to the Recreation Reserve, and there sing the National Anthem and the Australian Anthem ; the medals provided by the Education Department to be distributed, and light refreshments served. In the evening a fireworks display. On Wednesday a pageant, the details to be arranged by the general committee, to start at 1250 p.m.; children's sports, to be held on the Recrea tion Beserve, to start at 2 o'clock ; light re freshments for the children at 4 p.m., and in the evening a torchlight procession and fire...
TURKEY AND GREECE. THE RIVAL ARMIES. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 24 April 1897
TURKEY AND GREECE. THE B1VAL ABMIES. The Turkish army has been reorganised bj German officers since 1878, and comprises on a peace-footing more than 180,000 men. In addition to these there isa large militia, and a corps of gendarmerie, Service is compul sory upon all Mohammedans, three or four years in the active list, with three or two in the reserve ; for the militia the term is eight years, and-six more in the reserve. Service in the navy ts compulsory for 12 years ina», including the reserve. The fleet embraces 30 or 10 vessels, some of great weight and power, and a small fleet of torpedo boats. The present organisation of the Greek army is based on the law of 1887, which pro vides for universal conscription, every man in Greece being liable to serve for 30 years j from bis 22nd birthday. The military forces ! are divided under three beadings, viz.: The Active Army and its Beserve. [ The Territorial Army (Landwehr). The Territorial Army Beserve (Land sturm). The terms of service...
POLICE COURT. ALBANY: FRIDAY, APRIL 23. [Before Mr. R. C. Loftie, R.M.] FURIOUS RIDING. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 24 April 1897
POUCE COURT. ALBANY : FBIDAY, APBTL 23. I Before Mr. B. C. Lottie, B.M.] FÜBIOU8 BIDING. IA voa th, named Frank Lambert was charged with forions riding. Constable Dellar said that on the morning of the 20th instant he saw defendant gallop ing furiously along Frederick-street and across York-street. He bad spurs on, and was urging the horse on to its utmost speed. There were a number of people about, which made defenJant's conduct dangerous. Wit ness had previously warned defendant, but he took no notice. Defendant denied the charge, and said that it was impossible to get a gallop out of the horse he was riding. A fine of 2s 6d was imposed, with 3s 6d j costs. j JOHN Kinghorn, jan., who hoe a had Victorian record, baa been sentenced by the Chief-Justice to five years penal servitude for receiving stolen jewellery. ASIATIC LAEOK.-The contractor for the Bardoc tank bas discharged the Afghans he had engaged to break stones owing to the strong representations of the Works Depart ment. Mt...
A GOOD CHARACTER. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 24 April 1897
A GOOD CHARACTER* Pears Soap is pore, delightful and refreshing. CADETTE Y'S COCOA. A stimulating and sustaining cup-made nstantly. FLOODS IN NEW Z B AL AND.-There have been disastrous floods in the Hawke's Bay district, the result of heavy rain, causing the Ngarauror River to burst its banks. Almost all the low lying country is a s^eet of water. Eleven and a half inches fell in 44 hours. The townships of Clive, Tomano, Havelock, Hostings, Pakipapi, Wairoa, and Fernhill suffered more or less. In borne instances houses were washed into the sea. At Mahon the Maoris left their pah. Subsequently the houses were washed away and only the tops visible.Bridgesand roads have been destroyed. The loss of sheep is enormous and of crops considerable. * Railway bridges and the per manent way are destroyed in all direction?. Those known to be drowned are Mr. M'Cartney, a publican, Sergeant O'Donovan, Constable Stephenson, Mr. Rose, a com mercial traveller. Messrs Brierly, Casein, Prebble, HG gan, ...
SHIPPING ITEMS. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 24 April 1897
SHIPPING ITEMS, The steamer Marloo is dr.e from Fremantle on Tuesday night. The steamer Bullarra is expected from the Eastern Colonies on Wednesday. The steamer Galo is expected to-day from Adelaide with 80 tons of cargo. 1 he R.M.S. Ballaarat is expected to arrive from the Eastern Colonies late this evening. The steamer Adelaide from Melbourne direct is due here on Monday with 20 tons of cargo. The steamer Rockton is doe from Fre mantle to-day and will take mail6 for the Eastern Colonies. The F.M.8. Polynesian arrived from Colombo at 3 p.m. on Thursday and left for Adelaide at 7 a.m. yesterday. The B.M.S. Oroya arrived from Colombo at 12.30 a m. yesterday and after landing the mails and 100 tons of cargo left for toe Eastern Colocies. The steamer Waroonga arrived from the Eastern Colonies at 9.30 a.m. on Wednesday and after discharging 80 tons of cargo left for Fremantle at 4.45 p.m. the same day.