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KILLED BY LIGHTNING. PERTH, February 15. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 17 February 1906

KILLED BY LIGHTNING. PERTH, February 15. ] Yesterday afternoon a woodcutter named Gibbons was killed by light ning near Woolgar, Gibbons was camped about tbree miles from Wool gar, Daring a thunderstorm he and his mates Brewer and Bnrly went into their respective tents for shelter. A flash of lightning struck Gibbons' tent, levelling it to the ground and shattering the tree to which the tent was attached. GibbonB was killed. Brewer and Burly, who were in tents close _±o the one occupied by the deceased, both felt the shock. Gibbons, who left a widow and family in Sonth Australia, had only been in the State about a month.

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MUNICIPAL. CARNARVON. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 17 February 1906

MUNICIPAL. CARNARVON. The regular fortnightly meeting of the Carnarvon Municipal Council was held on Tuesday afternoon, there being present: The Mayor (Mr. G. Baston) and Crs. Mansfield, Angelo, Atkinson and Lefroy. The minutes of the previous meet ing were read and confirmed. CORRESPONDENCE. From the Postmaster-General (Mr, Anstin Chapman) stating that rthe letter addressed by the council td Sir John Forrest, and having reference to . the erection of telegraph and tele phone poles, had been forwarded on to him (Mr. Chapman) and the sub ject matter of the letter would receive dne consideration. From the Under Secretary for Public Works, stating that when an opportunity occurred an officer of the Department would visit Carnarvon and inspect the water supply service. From Mr. W. G. Ilea, complaining of the unsatisfactory water service at tbe local post office, pointing out that the water pipe which connected his taps 'with the main passed through the Rectory grounds, and was drawn on ...

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GENERAL ITEMS. PERTH, February 15. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 17 February 1906

GENERAL ITEMS. | . Peeth, February 15. \ A settlement has at length been arrived at ..between the Government and Mr. J. E. Pombart, who four years ago was dismissed from tlie Government service. The Govern ment has now granted Mr, Pombart £750 compensation without reinstate ment. February 16. Bash fires have been very prevalent during the past season at Wagin, con siderable damage being done to the stacks of mallet bark. Notices have been served by the police on the owners of several shops at KalgoorHe and Boulder intimating that it has come to the knowledge of the police that the premises are being used for betting purposes, and stating that unless the betting is discontinued proceedings will be taken in the police court. Belying on the statement that justice would be done by the Railway Department if they resumed work the Geraldton strikers applied for work at one shilling an hour yesterday. Mr. Stafford, the station master, said he bad no authority to give the casual labourers th...

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LOCAL AND GENERAL. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 17 February 1906

LOCAL AND GENERAL. REvreioN Conwrs.-Electoral revision courts will Vw held at Booboums on Febru ary 26, and at Carnarvon on March 7. SPORTS COMMITTEE MEETING.-A sports committee meeting will be held at the Settlers' Hotel on Monday evening at 8.30 o'clock. MB. R. NEWMAN'S EYESIGHT.-Mr. H. Campbell has received a telegram from Mr. B. Newman, who is now in Melbourne, stating that the doctors had found it necessary to remove his right eye. THE PROPOSED BATHS.-Seemingly the .ub-com mittaa appointed by the local council to inspect the foreshore for the purpose of deciding on a site for the erec tion of baths hare been too busy to carry out their commission, for they maintained strict silence on the subject" at the last meeting of the council. A BROKEN COLLARBONE. - Raymond Morrell, third son of Mr. 3. A. Morrell, had the misfortune to break his collarbone on Sunday last, through falling from the tramway bridge. The youngster was im mediately conveyed to the hospital, where Dr. Hicklnboth...

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A COSTLY CASE. PERTH, February 12. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 17 February 1906

A COSTLY CASE. PERTH, February 12. Not until Saturday could a bench be formed at Marble Bar to try a case of alleged stealing against a young man (name not mentioned) from Roe- bourne. The witnesses bad been kept at Marble Bar for three weeks, and some had come 100 miles. The case was dismissed, and Friedlander, who prosecuted, was mulct iu costs amount ing to the best part of £100.

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 24 February 1906

SHIPPING. OCEAN STEAMSHIP CO. W-1 LIMITED, WEST AUSTRALIAN SEAM NAVIGATION CO. LIMITED. QUICKEST BOUTE TO LONDON via ; JAVA and SINGAPORE. \i . i . ' : * ? SlBAMSHIPS. SULTAN. MINILYA. -2063 tons. 2744 tons. CAPT. P. TOWNLET. CAPT. E. EICHAKDBON PAROO. CHARON. 2666 tobB. 2681 tons. CAPT. A. MILLS. CAIT. X. BELL. Fortnightly Services. SOUTH. From. Singapore. From Carnarvon about CHARON, February 11 February 27 ¥TMT.YA, Feb. 27 March 13 PAEpO, March 13 March 27 SULTAN, March 29 Aprill2 | NORTH. J' From Fremantle. Carnarvon. SULTAN, March 1 March 3 CHARON, March 15 March 18 MTNTTiYA. April 1 April 4 PABOO, April 17 April 19 These steamers, built especially for tlie trades are fitted with, every modern appliance for tlie coinfort d£ passengers. JAVA-Large reductions made to families and parties. LONDON.-Through tickets issued in conjunction A with the P. & 0. Coy., transhipping at Singa pore. Apply to DALGETY & COY., LTD., PERTH FREMANTLE GERALOTON CARNARVON COSSACK and ...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 24 February 1906

SUBSCRIPTIONS (POSTAGE INCLUDED) . £ E. D. One Tear 1 5 0 Six Months 0 12 6 One QUARTER 0 6 6 To ADTEBTISERS. THE NOEIHEBN TIKES circulates amongst the pastoralists, miner*, pearlers, and business people of Hhe whole Worth, and therefore toill be found a first-class medium for adver tisers. Sates for advertising on ap plication.

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SCHOOLROOM HUMOR. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 24 February 1906

SCHOOLROOM HUMOR. " Can you take your warm over coat off?" asked the infanta' mistress. " Yes." replied the children. " Can the bear take his warm coat off?" " No,"replied the children. Asked for a reason, one of the hopefuls replied, " Please teacher, because only God knows where the buttons are!" r Another story is concerned with a Tillage police constable, who is well known throughout the district on ac count of the zeal with which he follows up any clue that may bring law breakers to justice. His son recently made his first appearance at school. The bible lesson, that morning happened to be the story of Cain and Abel and the new scholar paid close attention while the assistant mistress unfolded the details of the narrative. At tbe close the teacher was startled to hear him exclaim, " I'll tell our dad about that man." Dnring a Scripture lesson, which was being taken by a clergyman, some boys were asked each to give a text from the Bible. One lad said, " And Judas went and hanged...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 24 February 1906

Caves! Caves! An Ideal Holiday Trip for Tour Health. COOL and REFRESHING TRIP. BOATING, BATHING and FISHING. COUNTRY and SEASIDE COMBINED. COUPONS ARE ISSUED Covering First-class Train and Coach Return and Hotel Expenses, as under, from Perth or Fremantle: YaUingup (3 days) £3 0 0 Margaret Barer (4 days) £4 5 0 Bound Trip <5 days) ... £5 5 0 FOR COUPONS AND PARTICULARS Apply The Secretary Caves Board South British Chambers, BARRACK STREET, PERTH. JjpETYLENE GAS THE KING 01? LIGHTS. WM. E. GOSS &. GO, 451 HAT STREET, PERTH, Are prepared to install this most brilliant illuminant for any kind of lighting, inside or oatside. \ References.-J. Pin combe, hotel, Carnarvon W. E. Feimer, " " CORRESPONDENCE INVITED. Wm. E. GOSS & CO., 451 HAT STEEET, PERTH. . DAVIS, HANKINSON & CO., MOLE'S CHAMBERS, PERTH, AND CARNARVON, General Contractors. Boring Engineers for Artesian Water and Minerals. MACHINEEY AND MANUFACTURERS' AGENTS. STJPPLT: Hand and Steam Boring ...

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VICTORIA. MELBOURNE, February 16. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 24 February 1906

VICTORIA. MELBOURNE, February 16. The Board of Pnblic Health has imposed restrictions on vessels from Noumea and Western Australia con sequent upon the existence of babonic plague at those places. Febrnary 18. On Thnrsdaj last the manager of Quiggan Bros.' store at Shepparton reported to the police that a cash box containing £90 had been stolen from the store. Tbe box was foand on the roof of a shed. There were certain finger prints on it which attracted attention. After examination and comparing these with those of all per sons in the store, the son of the manager was arrested. He admitted the robbery. He said he lost money at horseracing, and took the cash ont the box as a means of making up his losses. Williamson, the carpenter on the White Star liner Tropic, was killed on Saturday by a derrick on the steamer falling on him. A Bailor named Roberts had his skull fractured. The accident happened ten miles down the bay whilst the men were battening down a hatch. The vessel put back ...

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THE PARLIAMENTARY PARTY. AT ROEBOURNE. ROEBOURNE, February 23. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 24 February 1906

THE PARLIAMENTARY PARTY. AT ROEROURNE. Roeboubne, February 23. A reception was given to the Parliamen tary Party last evening in tbe shape of a smoke social, which was most successful from asocial and promising from a political point of view. Mr. Thos. Porter (the Mayor) presided. The guests wen; Messrs. Gordon, Bolton, Carson, Hardwick, Horan, and Isdell, M's.L.A. The atten dance included Dr. Maunsell (Government Besident), Messrs. H. A. Hall (Mayor of Cossack), H. J. Watson (Vice-President of the Progress League), J. D. Turner (repre senting Dalgety & Co.), and A. H. Scott (manager of Union Bank), besides other prominent persons from the country and town. The proceedings opened with the toast, " The King," with musical honours. Mr. Hayles, in addition to contributing a couple of songs, accompanied the Parlia mentary Party, who were easily first aa vocalists. Tbe Chairman, in proposing the toast, " Our Visitors," laid stress on the neglect by the Governments of the past of ...

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QUEENSLAND. BRISBANE, February 16. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 24 February 1906

QUEENSLAISD. I BBISBAVE, February 16. Two daughters of George Crouch, of End oven, 371 miles of Brisbane, were taking clothes off a wire line yesterday when they were killed by lightning. The mother, who was assisting' the girls, was rendered no' conscious, but recovered,.t

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SATISFACTORY FIRST FRUITS. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 24 February 1906

SATISFACTORY FIRST FRUITS. On Monday the following telegnun, ad dressed to the Mayor, was received from the Chief Harbour Master3 "Additional clause re tram car inserted in new lease as you request. The working of the tramline depart men tally will be farther considered.9' A telegram received by Mr. Foss with regard to the insertion of the desired clanse not being regarded as quite satisfactory, the acting-Mayor (Mr. Angelo) despatched the following telegram to .the Harbour Master: " Tour telegram to the Resident Magistrate relating to clause re tramcar not as desired by meeting. What we re quest is that passenger car will leave steamer's side for Carnarvon within half an hour of steamer's arrival, thereby expedit ing mails and passengers and giving travel- j lers going np or down the coast oppor tunities to visit the town, the car to return j to steamer half an hour before steamer's j departure, fondly wire Resident Magis-1 trate if you approve." j In response to this, Mr. Foss rec...

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SHIPPING. PORT OF CARNARVON. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 24 February 1906

SHIPPING. POET OF CARNARVON. ARRIVALS. February 17.-Paroo, s.s., A. Mills mas ter, from Fremantle. Passengers :-From Fremantle for Carnarvon : Mr. and Mrs. Spry, Mi6S M. Smith, Miss Browning, Messrs. G. Crawford, W. Wells, J. Wat kins, J. Brewer, J. W. Laverty, A. Perry, W. Henderson, D. Swan, J. J. Igaratimes; from Geraldton: G. H. Gibbings, T. Devrenu, J. Dawson. For Onslow: Messrs. A. Harding, Solomon, J. Nyberg. For Cossack: Messrs. H. O. Timins, J. Bres land, W. Gebbin, Hudson, P. Bruce, Bandersmann, Scholz, Breslin, J. Thomas, H. Thomas, A. Thomas, and infant. For Port Hedland: Miss McCormack, G. Craw ford, G. Glenike, W. Barker, Birrell, Tyar, M. Z. Glenike, W. Barker, W. Edmond stone, H. Jones. For Broomei Messrs. A. Male, R. H. Sherwood, W. Idnneden, C. A. Sherwood, W. W. Deering, G. T. Jones, J Wills, J. Robinson, J. Dawson. For Derby,: Messrs. H. Harris, W. Darcy, J. Darcy, W. Bourke, J. Darcy, F. Edgar. For Singapore: Mrs. Baird, Messrs. G. J. Leonard, Owston, Dankley, W...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 24 February 1906

TOZER & CO., Stock, Station, and General Commission Agents, ROEBOURNE, Nor'-WEST. STOCK BOUGHT, SOLD, SHIPPED and INSPECTED. Drovers and Drovers' Plants arranged for. 'Rooers and Prospectors' Plants supplied on reasonable notice being given. Carnarvon Municipal Council. APPLICATIONS wiii be received un til noon of TUESDAY, the 27th FEBRUARY, for position of RANGER to the COMMONAGE and CARETAKER of WATER SUPPLY. Particulars as to Salary and Duties may be obtained on application to the Mayor and Town Clerk. WM. NEWMAN, Town Clerk. Carnarvon, February 16,1906. THE CARNARVON BUTCHERING COMPANY HARRY CAMPBELL, S-)le Proprietor. HARRY CAMPBELL takes this op portunity to thank his customers for their kind patronage and support dar ing the past eighteen years and begs to state that, in response to numerous re quests, he will continue to carry on busi ness in Carnarvon under the above style. Having purchased a pastoral property in the district, which will require his per sonal superv...

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CRISIS IN HUNGARY. LONDON, February 20. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 24 February 1906

CRISIS IN HUNGARY. LONDON, Febrnary W. The Hungarian crisis reached a further stage yesterday. Three thou sand troops and 1,200 police sur rounded the Parliament House at Buda-Pesth. The deputies, after re fusing through the president to recog nise the right of the King's Commis sioner to dissolve Parliament, returned to him His Majesty's rescript unopened because it had not been countersigned in the customary constitutional manner by the Premier. They then dispersed, whereupon the military entered the Chamber. An officer read the Em peror* King's rescript proclaiming the dissolution to empty benches and the buildings -were then cleared and locked. The depnties declared their intention of meeting on Wednesday.

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THE LATE KING CHRISTIAN. LONDON, February 19. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 24 February 1906

THE LATE KING CHRISTIAN. LONDON, February 19. The funeral of the late King Christian of Denmark was impres sively conducted yesterday in the Cathedral at Roeskilde, a town on the Island of Zealand, which was the residence of the Danish Kings in the middle ages. The late King's three daughters (Queen Alexander, the Dowager-Empress of Russia, and the Duchess of Cumberland), three sous, the Kings of Denmark, Greece, and Norway, and the German Kaiser were present.

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ROEBOURNE NEWS. ROEBOURNE, February 1[?]. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 24 February 1906

BOEBOURNE NE BOXBOTTKNB. Febr Quite a sensation was earned wEf^tiie flood waters rushed into the ftgHMlKe Pool this Afternoon. It was known -that the river was in flood at Andover |he previous evening; eo that the town was on the tip-toe of expectation to tllcnlbe acceptable sight. Thirty-eight points of rain fell on Tuesday evening and^WedneB day morning, and the only other records are half an inch at the Springe sad nine points at Cooyapooya. Messrs. McKay and H. £. Bates, who arrived in town last evening, brought the inspiring news of the river being over the read at Andover and the probability of it reaching here daring the night. Beyond those alluded to there are no other records to hand, but the in ference iB that heavy rainB have fallen at the head of the river, or on the Tableland. The Progress League are very active in agitating for the many requirements of the district. Strenuous efforts are being made to establish a newspaper here. Ne gotiations with Mr. King having faile...

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SPORTING. HELENA vALE RACES. PERTH, February 19. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 24 February 1906

SPORTING. HELENA YALE BACES. PERTH. February IS. The Helena Yale February race meeting was held on Saturday. A hostile demon stration took place against Mr. Connolly and the racehorse Gerardy after the latter won the Helena Mile. The inconsistent running of his horse* lately has brought Connolly into disfavour with the racing public. The matter is to b* referred to the W.A. Turf Club. Results: Flying, five furlonge. Lady Flo 1 Man o' War ... . 2 Mark 3 Time, 1 min. 4 see. Jumpers' Mat, l£ milea. Tortoise 1 Lyddite 2 Marloo 8 Time, 2 min. 11 sec. Galloway Handicap, 6£ furlongs. Pale Rose 1 Wheelarra 2 Sheila 3 Time, 1 min. 11 sec. Helena Mile. Gerardy 1 Circolas 2 Man o' War ... ... ... 3 Time, 1 min. 44 sec. Trial Stakes, 4} furlongs. FideB ... 1 Muriel 2 Aqua 3 Time, 1 min. 11 sec. Criterion Handicap, 6 furlonge. Agnostic... 1 Gerardy 2 Forrest Charm ... ... 3 Time, 1 min. 18 sec.

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GENERAL NEWS. LONDON, February 16. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 24 February 1906

GENERAL NEWS. LONDON, February 16. Six deaths from plagae have oc curred at Hong Kong within the last "week. The United States Honse of Repre sentatives has voted £120,000 to be expended in fortifying Hawaii and the Philippines. An earthquake, accompanied by a rising sea, has greatly damaged the coast of the Central American>re pnblic of Colombia. Port Boca Grand was swallowed np as-the result of the earthquake. Many people -were killed and others injured. February 17. General Znrlinden, French ex Minis ter for War, and for some time military governor of Paris, says he is convinced it would be madness for Germany to attack France. The latter country, he declares, is a hundred fold better prepared for war than in 1870. Febrnary 20. A determined but unsuccessful at tempt to assassinate General Reyes, President of Colombia, was made on the 19th inst. The would-be murderer fired eight shots, five of which struck the President's carriage without in juring the occupants. Messrs. Mober ...

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