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GREAT FIRE IN PERTH. FOUR SHOPS GUTTED. Perth, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 27 April 1897
GREAT FIRE IN PERTH. PODE SHOPS GUTTED. Perth, Monday. Shortly after noon yesterday a destructive fire broke ont in Hay-street and four shops were destroyed, and a new building three storeys high, adjoining Moore and Gobbett's, was very much damaged. Three of the shops were occupied by B. W. Tothill, tobacconist, Misses Dobbin, fruit and confectionery, and the Apothecaries Go., managed by H. G. Armstrong. Next to these were the premises of F. Metters, the stove makers, which wes vacant, as they have just moved to other premises, and then came W. A. SawV new three storey building. On the other side of Tothill's, where the fire broke out, were Bickford and Lucas, upholsterers. This firm had a stock valued at £20,000. Great damage was done to their premises by the fire and water. They estimate their loss at £600. They have a cover by insurance of £5,000, and Saw'&jlamages are put down at £3,000 and Armstrong's at £4,000. The origin of the fire is not known. Had there been an ef...
FOREIGN CABLES. [FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.] SOUTH AFRICA. THE TRANSVAAL WAR PREPARATIONS. London, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 27 April 1897
FOEEIM CABLES. -? [FROM OUR O WK CORRES PONDENT. J SO UTS AFRICA. THE TRANSVAAL WAR PRE PARATIONS. London, Friday. Fifteen hundred trades delegates marched to Groolschur and presented Mr. Rhodes with addresses. There was great enthusiasm. Mr. Rhodes advised the progressive party to aim at free intercourse foi* trade throughout ail South Africa. London, Sunday. The Gape Premier, in a speech in Parliament, has stated it is-essential that the convention with The Transvaal should be maintained. He did not believe that war was probable, but if it came the Transvaal Republic would be responsible for the building of forts and the importation of war material, and that was not the way, he said, to secure peace.
MINING NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 27 April 1897
MINING, NOTES. The Queen Margaret, at Bulong, hae cleaned up 259 tons for 650oz. Bich gold is being obtained from the lode in the Golden Bidge Proprietary. The Ivanhoe crashing shows the following result :-Stone treated 741 tons for a vield of 2,307oz. of gold. The crushing of eight tons at the Durham battery from the Golden Star mine, Yerilla, has returned 2oz. 5dwt. to the ton. Â trial parcel of teliuride ore from Han nan's Star, which was obtained at the 175ft. level is being bagged for shipment to London. The first lot of stone sent from the Aus tralia, one of the associated mines, has been created at Walleroo. Sight-three tons gave 527oz. of smelted gold. At a depth of 300ft. in the Mt. Charlotte mine, the eastern crosscut was extended be yond the western lode and cut a 3ft. reef worth loz. per ton all through. THE Premier has made a giant of £5,000 towards erecting a mining exhibition at Coolgardie. WHAT CAUSES PIMPLES ! Clogging of the pon s. The little plug in the centre of ...
EAST v. WEST. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 27 April 1897
EAST v. WEST. The match between East and West Wards was played last Saturday ia unpropitious weather. The Wests were first to bat, and A. Broadfoot and Beddin opened to th* bowling of the Kelly Brothers. Broadfoot was missed first ball off P. Kelly. The first six overs produced six runs and four maidens. in the seventh over Beddin was caught by Jeffery off P. Kelly for 2. E. Marchant filled the vacant crease, and some good hitting was expected. He-was severely in jured on the band, and had only made a single when he was disposed of in exactly the same manner as Beddin. The downfall of the West then began. J. Broadfoot was bowled by W. Kelly without scoring, and James only made one. The next three overs then saw Chester, West, Waters, and Milne disposed off for three rans. James and B. T. Robinson were both unfortunate in being ran ont. The total only reached 28. A. Brood foot carried bis bat throughout the innings, and deserves great credit£for his 15, not out. The, bowlers, W. and ...
CONDITION OF PERTH. A STRONG PROTEST. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 27 April 1897
CONDITION OF PERTH. A STRONG PROTEST. "Stink Hater" writes to the Herald, as follows :-It appears from your account in the Morning Herali of the 14th instant that .the Government is negotiating for a display of fire-works on Jubilee? night, probably at the Esplanade. Is it possible that the Govern ment of this colony would be guilty of such an abominable action ? Would it invite the poor hard-working fathers and mothers and the little children to go and see fire-works and celebrate the record reign of their Queen in such a filthy, stinking place as the Perth Esplanade, reeking with the rotten, stinking muck that no words in the English language can describe I. Last Coxing Day I went down like a few other poor fools, for a walk, but no one need tell me where to find the Esplanade -the smell from the vile mounds of rubbish of all descriptions that the Council and the Government allow to ba shot oat on the Esplanade would poison you a mile off Why not take the unfortunate wretches of P...
SPORTING NEWS NORSEMAN RACES. Norseman, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 27 April 1897
SPORTIM NEWT -» NO USE M AN RACES. Norseman, Frida/. i ne Hollowing nominations nave wen re ceived for the Norseman Jockey Club's first meeting on Jnne 9 : Hardies-Agent, Sundown, Princess, Black Dis mond, Marvel, Gong, Wild Wave,6kylark, W.G. Flying Handicap-Flight, Blondín, Gong, Princess, Marquis, Dick, Gem, Bylong. Norseman Cup-Sundown, Blondín, Mar quis, Purse*-, Flight, Star. Bylong, Swithin, Princess, Wellshot, Wild Wave. Publicans' Puree-Sundown, Star, Fisher man, Blondin, Wellshot, Wild Wave, Princess, Marquis. Bylong. Miners' Plate-Flight; Parser, Star, Dick, Bylong, Marvel, Wellshot, Princess, Maiquis, Gem. The weights will be declared on May 7 and the acceptances are due on May 28.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 27 April 1897
Business gON MASCHE, LIMITED. CARGEEG, D I M A N T & CO. Thank their numeróos Customers in ALBAN r and 8ÜBB0UNDING DISTRICTS for their past magnificent Support, and beg to announce that they have privately FLOATED THEIR POPULAR STORES INTO A. LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY/" the lat« MANAGING PARTNERS retaining a large Interest in the NEW CONCERN. ALL ORDERS FROM ALBANY will have Special Attention and Prices charged and Quality given will be in keeping with THE BON MARCHE'S PAST BRILLIANT RECORD. BON MARCHE LIMITED. 165m ^ Y. HASSELL, & COY. AUCTIONEERS, LAND, STOCK, STATION, SHIPPING, COMMISSION AND GENERAL AGENTS x Agents-Phoenix Fire Office and National Mutual Life Association of Australia. YOBK STBEET, ALBANY. 155f J O fl N M O I R & COY., MERCHANTS, SHIPPING, COMMISSION, INSURANCE AND I GENERAL AGENTS. -1-:o: IMPORTERS OF WINES, SPIRITS, & BEERS. GROCERIES & OILMEN'S STORES. CONSIGNMENTS RECEIVED AND DEALT WITH. gr GOODS RECEIVED AND STORED. 4...
The Advertiser. TUESDAY, APRIL 27, 1897. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 27 April 1897
TUESDAY, APRIL 27, 1897. THE Government have decided to take part in the celebration of the Queen's reign, by sending a military party to the Mother country. No more absnrd action could nave been, taken. The party that will proceed to London consists of 30 men, and we suppose they are to be re presentative of the defence force of this colony. We fail to see how any West Australian can take pride in this military contingent when it is merely representative of a force that would be almost useless in the event of war being declared against Britain. Any one who has seen the West Australian volunteers at work must hare been astonished that a country claiming to be rich and pros perous should rely upon it for defence. This colony owes, or soon will do so, the British money lender £12,000,000. and municipal and other loans amounting to fully as mnch again, while the resources of the colony are placed at a very high figure per head of the population, and to protect all this wealth and the l...
AN INDESCRIBABLE SENSATION. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 27 April 1897
AN INDESCRIBABLE SENSATION. To be easily described a thing mnab have olea? outlines and unmixed colo-s. In other w.>rds it must be simple. A rent in one's clothing1, a boil on one's body, a tumble while walking1, the shape of a box, &o , are easily ?et forth in words. On the contrary the oomplex and comprehensive things puzzle the mind and take the meaning from language. It was for this reason that Miss Sabina Mitchel!, alluding to an experience of illness, says :-" At this time there came upon me au indescribable sensation. It was as if the powers of life were going to foil me, and I should sink down without help, as a stone sinks in water. Yet in saying this I convey no adequate idea of the nature of that feeun5. I hope I shall never have it again. " The illness which led to it began in the spring of 1892. My health appeared to give way all at once. I fonnd myself tired, heavy, and feeble. My appetite was poor, and after eating I had much distress at the stomach and pai...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 27 April 1897
BORWICKS BAKING S POWDER. "E CONTAINS NO ALUM AND IB A WELL-KNOWN PUEE ENGLISH MANUFATURE OP WORLD-WIDE REPUTATION. A PEW RECEIPES FOR HOUSE HOLD USE. AH EXCELLANT SEED CAKE.-Take i-lb. batter and ^-lb. white sifted sogar, beat with the hand well together to a cream, add 3 eggs one at a time and well beat each one with the butter and sogar, dredge in ^-lb. floor previously mixed with one fall teaspoonful BORWICK'S GOLD MEDAL BAKING POWDEB ; add ^-oz. carraway seeds and beat again for ten minutes, bake at once in a quick oven abont one hoar. This cake would be equally nice made with ¿-lb. carrants instead of carraway seeds. To MAKE A GOOD PLAINCAKB.-Mix well together one pound of flour, two full teaspoonfuls of BOBWICK'S GOLD MEDAL BAKING POWDEB, a little salt and' spice, and a ¿-lb. sogar ; rob in a ¿-lb. of butter, add six ounces of sultanas two ounces of currants, and one ounce of candied peel ; moisten the whole with two eggs, and half-a- teaspoonful of milk previously beaten tog...
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. ARRIVALS. MONDAY, APRIL 26. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 29 April 1897
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. -* ABRIVALS. MONDAY, APBTL 26. ADELAIDE, S.S., from Melbourne. Passen gers for here : Mrs. Cargeeg, Miss Hors burgh, Messrs. Edwards. Calanchín, Orchin, Telford, King, Coulson, Smith, McDonald, Ball. WKEVESDAT, APRIL 23. BARCOO, S.S., from Eastern Colonies. Pas sengers for here : Mrs. Barton-Parker and giri ; Mr Woolnough.
OUR OPEN COLUMN THE OVERCROWDING OF THE DUNSKEY. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 29 April 1897
OUR OPEN COLUMN THE OVE BCEOW DING OF THE DUNSKY ST. TO THE EDITOR. SIB,-I should not have troubled you with a further le'ter on this subject had not Captain Douglas mis-stated the facts. I will not condescend to retaliate with personalities - abuse is no .rgument. It does not concern the case how many journeys were made from the Town Jetty, or that there was on y the crew in the last boat. The point is-Did Captain Dónelas over crowd his boat or did he not I I did not ru*h madly, iqto print with no ground for my , allegations. I not only saw for myself, but gathered information from many who were on the boat, and these latter ail said that the boat was overcrowded, and that no police in spection was made from what they saw. Capt. Douglas knows very, well that there were fully 50 people on the beach when he came and warned them of the consequence of not returning then. At this moment I and my friends bad just come, on to the beach, and bad had no conversation upon the matter with, an...
NEW SOUTH WALES. SUSPENDED ANIMATION. A PECULIAR CASE. Broken Hill, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 29 April 1897
NEW SOUTH WALES. SUSPENDED ANIMATION. A PECULIAR CASE. Broken Hill, Tuesday. A qneer case of suspended animation came ander the notice of the police on Saturday. During the afternoon a resident of Railway Town called at the station and reported that a child was dead. As no medical man had attended it, he desired a certificate to allow the burial to take place. Constable Hines went to the boose, when, to the surprise of the man, the child, had been for some hours in a trance. DISTURBANCE AT BROKEN HILL. THE POLICE ASSAULTED. Broken Hill, Tuesday. Last night Sub-Inspector Webb, who wa? in charge of the police while trying to quel! a disturbance in Argent-lace, was violently assaulted by five men. Webb had heard some men using bad language. They seemed to fae very quarrelsome, and as he started to cross the stieet towards them t .ey weat into the lane, the inspector foliowic them. The dispute was continued, and the inspector ' caught hold of one of the men, and told the others to go aw...