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THE ASHANTEE CONQUEST. COOMASSIE HELD BY THE BRITISH. LONDON, January 23. [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner and Wodonga Express — 31 January 1896
THE ASHAHTEE CONQUEST. COOMASSIE HELD BY THE BRITISH. Lonbon, January 23. Since his capture by the British forces King Prempeh of Ashantee has manifested the most abject humility. When brought into the presence of Sir William Maxwell, Governor ot the Gold Coast, who entered Coomassie with Sir Francis Scott's column, Prempeh crouched Upon the ground and placed his head be tween the British Governor's fe«st. On being informed that an indemnity of £50,000 to defray the cost of the expedi tion would be exacted by the British Government, Prempeh pleaded piteously that he only possessed 602 ounces of gold, and was utterly unable to pay the amount demanded. Sir William Maxwell is for the present Remaining in Coomassie with 600 of the Houspa troops, and a contingent of the ? West Indian Regiment. Prempeh has been deported to Elmina, a seaport on the Gold Coast, near Cape Coast Castle.
No title [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner and Wodonga Express — 31 January 1896
'W'b publish iQ another column the report of an interview between Professor Akdee . b'on-Stuabt and a representative of the Sydney Morning Herald, on the Bubject of water for drinking purposes. The state ments of the Professor, it will he observed, are not encouraging. For a long time past people have labored under the im pression that filtered water at least is pure and wholesome. Thib appears to be the grossest of delusions. As a general rule the filter is not only uselesj for the elimination of objectionable organisms, but it is worse than useles3. ' The filter ing medium of the ordinary filter,' we are told, ' is really a sort of Beed-bed for the organisms, and they live and grow and multiply in it.' One particular make of French filter ia mentioned which really answers the purpose for which it i3 in tended, but the apparatus in question iB not likely to be available for every house holder. In fact if the excellent advertise ment given by the Professor to this particular filter ...
CALENDAR FOR THE WEEK. JANUARY—FEBRUARY. [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner and Wodonga Express — 31 January 1896
CALENDAR FOR THE WEEK. , .JANUABT-FBBBUARY. V Son. Moon. S Days. ? B Bisea. Bets, Blues. Sets. ? ? : o-m. n m. u.m. h.m. SI Friday -, M - 5 33 7 33 817a 6 8m 1 stnrflmy .. .- .. 5 35 7 32 8 47 7 19 3 Sentuagesim* Sunday ... 6 36 7 3a 9 15 8 81 3 Monday .. „ .. 5 3) (31 9 41 9 4! 4 Tnwtday ^ .. „ 5 38 7 30 10 11 10 59 B Wednesday .. .. 6 39 7 29 10 12 1213A 6 Thursday ? 5 10 7 2B 11 32 1 24 Melbourne mean time. Mooh'b Phabeb.— Last quarter, February Oth, 10.38 a.m.; new moon, llth, 2.13 a.m ; first quarter, 22nd, 7.16 a.m ; fall moon, 29th, 5 51 a.m. AND WODONQA EXPRESS. FRIDAY, JANUARY 31, 1896.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner and Wodonga Express — 31 January 1896
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NEW ADVERTISEMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner and Wodonga Express — 31 January 1896
NEW APyERTlSEMTS. The followiag is a summary of advertisements which apnear for the first time in this issue ! — Mr. T. Afflack is a candidate for vicepresident ship of the hospital 5 MiBS A. Wright teaches drawing and painting ; notice re election of Sheep Board and Strok Board ; public trial of Planet Junior garden tools 6th February at Walla Walla j tenders invited for leasing Hill side estate ; Messrs Lawlias and Co. sell land at Junee 2SHh February 5 Gundogai races 10; h and 11th Maroh j Messrs. E. J. Gorman and Co. sell sheep at Kerrigan 21t Februaty ; Messrs. J. Brann and Co. announce semi annual sale com mencing to-morrow j Mr. C. Mathews, den*iBt, visits Tumbarumba ; Mrs. Taylor, costumtere } Mr. F. Morgan advertises Yarrara sawmills ; Mr. Thomas asks the support of the ratepayers at the election j Dr. Gibbes sucoreds Dr. Simp son at Germanton j Messrs. Weisuer and Co on« noucoe clearing sale at Walla Walla ; annual meeting Bowna Mechanics' Institute to-morrow ; tenders for...
NOTES ON CURRENT EVENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner and Wodonga Express — 31 January 1896
MOTES ON CURRENT EVENTS. We hear a good deal about the beneficent effrct of the new system of homestead selec tions, under which 'God'a poor' are to be provided with permanent houses and means of livelihood. I only hope that these anticipa tions may be realised, though I must confeEs to Bomo doubte on the subject, and I fancy that the letter of a correspondent published in a recDnt issue of the Banner gives a fair expres sion to the viewo of a good many iutendine settlors. But whether the syskm finds f&vor or not, there ia one point of which I am so certain that I will wager upon it. The main beauty of the homestead selection in the eyes of its advocates, io ihatiteaiabliahts permanently the principle of perpetual leasehold. Now I'm not going to deaeurate thia sacrod column by attempting to diecu«3 the relative advantages to the state of the farmers having a freehold or leasehold tenure. I am prepared, however, to stake anything in reason — say a dczen of gingerbeer — that w...
JINGOISM IN GERMANY. LONDON, January 27. [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner and Wodonga Express — 31 January 1896
JINGOISM IN GERMANY. London. January 27. Aa extraordinary statement has been made by Dr. Carl Peters, one of the founders of the German East African Company and agent of the German Emin Pasha Relief Society, who has always been noted for his anti-English sympathies. In supporting a petition to the Emperor William in favour of His Majesty's proposal to largely increase the German navy, Dr. Peters stated that the proposed increase in the navy was necessary in order that Germany should be able to protect the national interests in South Australia, Venezuela, China, and San Francisco.
SPORTS AT GERMANTON. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner and Wodonga Express — 31 January 1896
SPORTS AT GERMANTON. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) Sports were held here on Monday, the 27th iast. (Anniversary Day), thq proceeds being devoted to the funds of the Germanton Cricket Club and the Wanderers. The proceedings passed off very well, and lasted until well on ia the evening The following were tbe names of the winners of the various events : — Maiden Plate.— W. Hamlin. Gbbmanton cricket Club Handicap.— ? M. Dt^vaney 1, W. atewsrt 2, W. Hamlin 8. Hurdle Rack.— A. Dexter 1, J. White 2, : A. Ledger 3. . ? Forced Handicap— E A, Farmer. ^ Boys' Raosj.— W. Bridson 1, L. Bridaon 2.' **i ' Leslie Purtell 3. I Maiden Hunters.— T. Cox's Euchrd 1, Wj . - PurtelPs Coolgardie 2. Pony Hunters.— R. M'Laurin'a Ina 1, W. -; Purtell 2. Miniature Pony Huntehb.— Bertie Cox 1/ ~ ' Leslie Partell 2. . - J Throwing at Wioket— P. Cranston. ' , ^
TALLANGATTA RACES. [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner and Wodonga Express — 31 January 1896
TALLANQATTA RACES. Mr M. M' Grata has allotted the weights ad under :— ? , , Handicap Hurdle Race. Belfast ? 12 0 Planet ? 10 $ Reynaldo ... 11 7 Glory ? 10 , O- Glendower ... 11 8 KiDgCole ... .9 0- Gre stanes ... 10 13 Spiiea .,, ... 90,- Gleamary ... 10 12 Tallangatta Handicap1. Oarrington ... 10 0 OK ? f 13* Mullyan ... 9 4 Blue Bloody ... 7 4 ? ?? Gletholm ... 9 3 Glenmary ... 7 3 Colorado ... 9 2 Devotion ...-7 2' Paotolua ... 8 13 Diver ? 7 0 Dargo ... ... 8 6 Pickpocket ... 6 4 Glendower ... 8 3 Warwe ... 6 8 Wicket... ... 8 1 Bruce ? 6 7 Publicans' Pubsei. Gnrrington ... 10 2 Little Ben ... 7 5 Mullyan ... 9 6 B'ue Blood ... 7 6 Glenholm ... 9 4 Glenmary ... 7 5 Colorado ... 9 8 Devotion ... 7 4 Paotolas ... 9 0 Driver ? 7 2 Dargo ... ... 8 6 Blue Eyes ... 7 2 Glendower ... 8 3 Pickpocket ... 6 12 Wicaet ... 8 8 Warwe ? 6 St O.K ? 8 0 Bruce ? 6 9
RUTHERGLEN SPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner and Wodonga Express — 31 January 1896
RUTHERCLEM SPORTS. The above sports were held in the Rutherglen* park on Monday. Results : — A.N A. Handicap.— T. Strahan, 14yds, 1 t T. Wilkinson, 2yda, 2. Maiden Bicycle Handicap Ore mile and a half ( First prize, £3 10s. I second, £1 10a— W. Boyd, 280yds, 281b , 1 ; J. Garland, scratch, 221b , 2 | B. W. Matfleld, 3OOydo, 28lb , 3. Sovon o'hetf starters. Won easily all the way. Sheffield Plate, 130yds, of £11.— J. S. WilUnmn, 19yd*. 1 j J. Treadrea, 12yds, 2 f J. Meehan, 18yds, 3, -. Gala Bicyole Rnco. Five mileo Fiwt, £10 } second, £2; third, £1.— C. Lobbo (Albury),, 826ydB, 28lb., 1 j R. Oooto (Ruthevglen), 60yds, . ' 221b.. 2 j O Peard (Wangaralta), scratch, 28lb , 3. There were Bin other starters, Won easily by about 100 yards. Hurdle Race, 150yds, oi £4.— H Field, 7ydg, 1 1 J1, gtgad, iStyda. g ? p, ^
SPORTS AT THE BATHS. [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner and Wodonga Express — 31 January 1896
????? SPORTS AT THE BATHS, A novel entertainment in the shape of a series tt-f swimming matches, diving competitions, and ..Other aquatio eporta took place on Monday latt at the public baths under the conduct of Mr. A. ' Manders, who had the assistance of a local com mittee including the Mayor, Mr. J. Wilkinson, ? My. T..H. Griffith, Mr. A. Phillips, Mr. W. Oarkeek, Mr, P. Tietyens, Mr. James M 'Donald, and Mr. 0. Alesander. At the commencement of the programme. Mr, T; H. Griffith made a few remarks con . serning the usefulness of the baths. r By the opportunity thus afforded hundreds of boys bad learned to swim, and the fact that the bathe -regarded as a fnancial investmtnt had cot proved remunerative, he regarded as a very small matter. He was induced to tmake these observations because there had jbeen a disposition in a Eection of the Conncil to .oppose the maintenance of this useful insti ' -' . tntion. The speaker conoluded by moving » * vote of thanks to Mr. Manders for arrang...
REPORTING POLICE COURT PROCEEDINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner and Wodonga Express — 31 January 1896
REPORTING POLICE COURT PRO CEEDINGS. ? ^ . . — . It is a common experience of newspaper editors and reporters to be harassed with re quests for the suppression of reports of parti cular case?. Sometimes the application is made as for a personal favour, sometimes it is preferred with an implied threat that non oompliaDce will entail unpleasant reprisals in the way of withdrawing support from the particular paper represented. To the credit of pressmen, as a whole, it may be eaid that they usually take an independent course, and seldom are induced to withhold a report of any matter which ought to be published. O.i this subject a significant announcement appears in tbe columns of a Wagga journal as follows : — ' I muat.he understood that the invariable rule ot the Express of making police court reports a record of the business transacted, which has been in force for many years past, will be atrictly adhered to, without respect to tbe parties interested. It is considered that the suppres...