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TRADE RELATIONS OF THE EMPIRE. LONDON, August 8. [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 27 August 1897
TRADE RELATIONS OP THE EMPIRE. London, August 8. Mr. Leonard Courteuay, Liberal Unionist, member for Bodmin, Cornwall, when speaking in the Honse of Commons on the subject of the denunciation of the Belgian and German treaties, declared the step which the Government had taken would lead to a battle of tariffs, the abolition of free trade and the disintegration of the Empire. Mr. Chamberlaiu in reply said the colonial premiers unanimously and earnestly recommended the denuncia tion of the treaties at the earliest possible moment, and also passed a most important aud significant reso lution, that with the hope of im proving the trade relations of the colonies with the motherland, the colonial premiers undertake to coufer with their colleagues, as to whether the preference be given to British products. The outcome of this resolution was, that the Government immediately decided to denounce the Gerniau aud Belgian treaties, which prevented the colonies from giving preference to British g...
CORRESPONDENCE. THE PUBLIC HEALTH. [TO THE EDITOR.] [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 27 August 1897
CORRESPONDENCE. THE PUBLIC HEALTH. [to the editor.] Sib,—Kindly allow me space wherein to draw public attention to several matters closely affectiug the health of the resi dents of Marble Bar. That the sanitary arrangements of this town are not such as could be desired is very evident, and ; this applies more particularly to the public latrines of the town, many of which are in a filthy state. At the urinal at the rear of one hotel, situated not far from the well from which the local supply of water is obtained, no provision has been made for the carrying away of impurities, and consequently it is not unreasonable to suppose a probability of this being polluted from the source mentioned. As it is well known that typhoid fever and other deadly diseases are principally caused through impure drinking water, it is, 1 think, time some steps were taken in the matter by the responsible authorities. The place of convenience at the south eastern end of the town wants looking to badly, as dur...
Victoria. MELBOURNE, August 9. [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 27 August 1897
Victoria. Melbourne, August 9. Five children named Walsh were poisoned by their mother on Wednesday at Buckrabauval, Victoria, and two have died. Mr. Youl, the City Coroner of Mel bourne died yesterday, aged 78 years. August 10. A young fellow named Cleveland Cole was drowned at Fairfield, Victoria, yesterday, through a canoe capsizing. Henry Brooks, a carpenter was killed by a train in the city yesterday.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 27 August 1897
Moore & McDonald, COACH AND WAGGON BUILDERS, attfr = * * = (§mral CONDON. WAGGONS, COACHES, and any other class of lixjVit or heavy vehicle built to order on any design.] Well-seasoned Timber Used. M. & McD. trust, by turning out first class work, combined with strength and d urability, to merit the patronage of the general pubic. HORSE SHOEING. REPAIRS EXECUTED ON THE SHORTEST NOTICE. 61 A. T. Stanbridge, AUCTIONEER, STOCK, STATION, & GENERAL COMMISSION AGENT, Mining Agent, Sharebroker, and LEGAL MANAGER, Roebourne. Heavy Stocks of Harness and Saddlery kept up. Sole Agent for Robt. Smith's Harness and Saddlery. Agent for the New Zealand Insur ance Co. All kinds of risks undertaken. Special Goldfields Rates on application. Draught and Saddle HorseB for Sale. HORSE SALES every Friday at 11 o'clock, at his yards. Chas. E Flinders, AUCTIONEER AND General Commission Agent. CAUSEWAY WORKS, Port Hedland Telegrams: " Boodarie Post Office.'' CAMELS ! CAMELS!! QUICK T...
A HOSPITAL MATRON'S MISHAP. HE THOUGHT HE WAS IN A STEEPLECHASE. A BLOOD VESSEL BROKEN. PAINFUL STOMACHIC COMPLICATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 27 August 1897
A HOSPITAL MATRON'S MISHAP. KICKED BY A HILLSTON JOCKEY IN DELIRIUM, HE THOUGHT HE WAS IN A STEEPLE CHASE. A BLOOD VESSEL BROKEN. PAINFUL STOMACHIC COMPLICATIONS. .uForr?.1F€ral ?eBrs t,ie tireUEs matron of toe Hillston Hospital was Mrs. P. En Wright, a lady who was one of a noble band ,the Nightingale Sister 7° kft England to join the staff of the Sydney Hospital 25 years ago. A cer Present and secretary of the Hillston District Hospital eloquently testifies to the singular devotion of Mrs. Enwright to her duties, and the ability care, and accuracy she displayed in all de partments of the institution, from nursing to dispensing. A stalwart young patient was m the Hillston Hospital, and in a fit of delirium he fancied he was riding in a steeplechase, and while being held by the matron (Mrs. Enwright) he kicked out and struck her violently in the side. The kick broke a blood vessel in the stomach, and hemorrhage set in. Many other compli cations followed in the train of this unfor tu...
THE QUEEN'S JUBILEE. [BY CABLE.] COLONIAL RIFLEMEN AT HOME. LONDON, August 9. [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 27 August 1897
THE QUEEN'S JUBILEE. [by cabbk ] COLONIAL RIFLEMEN AT HOME. London, Angast 9. Colonel Cassetter has been asked by the Doke of Connanght to join his staff during the approaching manoeuvres at Aldersliot, when 42,000 men will be engaged. The horses belonging to New South Wales mounted rifles have been sold at Tattersalls- The thirty six animals realised 1586 guiueas, and the average price is considered excellent. August 12. Mr. Chamberlain in-a letter to Colonel | Cassetter, - states he will retain pleasant j memories of the visit to England of' the colouial troops, and hopes Colonel ! XaBssetter will convey to his comrades : End fellow-colonists the best wishes of their countrymen at home. The Qneen in replying to the addresses from women of the British race, declares she is confident they will continue to exercise their in fluence zealously and faithfully for the welfare of the people. ?krth, August 16. The, Western Australian military contingent returned to Perth yesterday morning....
BRITISH AND FOREIGN. REVOLT IN INDIA. August 8. [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 27 August 1897
BRITISH AND FOREIGN. REVOLT IN INDIA. Angnst 8. Reports received from the North West frontier of India, state the Pathaiis are now quiet. August 11. In the attack made by the Mahommed ans upon the British position at Ch&ka dara, the enemy lost 400 men. Fresh disturbances are reported from the North—West frontier, where 6000 Mahommed ans nearly outflanked the British at Chakad&ra, near Peshawar. A -detachment of the Bengal lancers, however arrived just iu time, and routed the enemy. Mahommedan leader is credited •with infciting the tribesmen in the Abaknbe) Valley. August 14. A Renter's representative, reports the Aineer of Afghanistan lias recalled his agents from India, and adds the im pression is gaining ground that the Ameer is conniving at, if not actually assisting, the hostile trities. A pamphlet of a seditious character believed to have had its origin with the Ameer of Afghanistan, has been widely circulated among the Fathans in the North-West, and also among ...
TELEGRAMS. THE EASTERN TROUBLES. THE PEACE NEGOTIATIONS. [BY CABLE] LONDON, August 8. [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 27 August 1897
TELEGRAMS. The Eastern Troubles. THE PEACE NEGOTIATIONS. £bt cable] London, August 8. The Porte is proposing to evacuate -Thessaly southward of Larissa, 15 days after the treaty has been signed, conditional npon one-third of the indemnity being paid, and the re mainder of the province within 45 days, if the whole indemnity be paid over. Mr. Goschen stated in the House of Commons on Thursday, that the Porte had been informed the Turkish sqhadron would not be permitted to enter Canea Bay. The fears excited by Djevad Pasha's intrigues in Crete are inducing many Cretan depnties to fnvonr antomony. The Pasha has informed the Ottoman authorities that providing he is supplied with monitions of war and additional soldiers, he is prepared lo crush or conciliate the whole island. August 12. The Porte has informed Greece that j there is not sufficient means in the i Turkish treasuiy to permit of the with drawal of troops from Thessaly until an instalment of £3,000,000 of the in demnity be paid...
A SUCCESSFUL CLUB. SYDNEY, August 9. [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 27 August 1897
A SUCCESSFUL CLUB. StDKsr. An mist 9. He report of the Australian Jockey i Club stales that lhe past year has been one of continued success. The committee hope concerted action will be taken by the rations clubs before the close of the year, so as to secure the passage of the Totalis ator Bill in the interests of the turf, which is now suffering from excessive racing. The com mil tee regretted some limitation, was not put on its power in this respect, but were nowerer. limited by the monetary interests involved in the ".numerous pro prietary curses wlii eh hid come into existence. The balance sheet of the club showed that at tlie end of July there was a credit balance of £56,109. b.-ing a profit on the years* operations of £1095. The prize money added duiiitg 'the year atnountad to £23,050, which was further augmented by the money from forfeitures and sweepstakes, thug making the total amount distributed to winners £32,291.
V.A.T.C. GRAND NATIONAL MEETING. MELBOURNE, August 7. [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 27 August 1897
V.A.T.C. GRAXD NATIONAL MEETING. Mklbousfe, Aaetifet 7. The V.A.T-C. Grand National cam paign commenced at Caul field to-day, the weather being fine and the attendance large. The Grand National Hurdle Race was won by His Grace, after a sensational race. Bostcdo, Mr- McCracken's repre sentative, led the field for this erent at a fast pace, and increasing his lead at erery stride, was forty lengths in front at the 2( mile, ^nzzi who had been ridden a waiting race, made his ran along the back of the coarse, on the last time round, bat when his friends were congratulating tiiemselres Mr. White's horse struck the second last hurdle at the railway side, and came down heavily, breaking his neck and giving his rider, Alt Whitty, a nasty shaking. His Grace went on and won by six lengths, the tune being 7min. 7£sec-, which is very fast. Trial Stakes. Locksmith, 6st 71b (McGrath) 1 White Veil, fist 2lb (Manning) ... 2 Canuck, 7st 71b, (Cunningham) ... 3 There were seventeen starters. Winner st...
THE SOUDAN CAMPAIGN. LONDON, August 9. [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 27 August 1897
THE SOUDAN CAMPAIGN. London, August 9. News has been received from the Soudan respecting the advance of the expedition, which states that Major-General Archibald Hunter's column on the 7th inst., captured Abn Hamed, an important position on the road to Omdnrman, after severe house to house fighting. Major Sydney and Lieutenant Fitz clareuce were killed. August 12. Aba Hamed has been captured by the column led by Major General Hunter. The place was garrisoued by one thou sand men. Twenty-one Egyptians were killed during the seige, whilst sixty were wounded. The Dervish cavalry repeatedly charged to the Egyptian bayonet points. Only two hundred of the garrison escaped. The Egyptian gunboats are now passing the fourth cataract on their way to Abu Hamed.
KALGOORLIE RACES. KALGOORLIE, August 13. [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 27 August 1897
kalgooklie races. KaI/GOORUE, AuPTIBt 13. The annual Cup meeting of the Kal- j goorlie Racing Club wan opened to-day, the first day's racing being carried oat under mere favourable conditions than were anticipated, the cold boisterous wind which blew so strongly on Wednesday, having subsided, leaving a bright crisp at mosphere. There was a Large attendance of visitors from Perth, and the influx of passengers by trains from Coolgardie and other mining centres assisted to swell the already numerous assemblage- About 4 o'clock considerable excitement waB caused by the ssnnd of shots, and it was discovered that a welsher who was very anxious to clear out, was being hotly pursued by a crowd of about 300 people, headed by a Coolgardie detectire who at intervals fired at the fugitive. The following were the results of both days events:— Fikst Hukdlks. The PmvoBt 1 Gallant 2 Cressey 3 Flying Handicap. Flight 1 Tarpean 2 -Slack Demon ... ... 3 Hakkans Handicap. Coomon 1 Blackwood ... ... 2 B...
SCULLING. SYDNEY, August 11. [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 27 August 1897
SCULLING. n SvdJfey, Aagast 11. Articles hare been signed by W. Barry, the English scnller, and George Toirns to row on the Hunter Hirer. New South Wales, for a stake of £100 a-side on September 27th. Oat akd a Half to (Jokbok.—Else where Mr. E. K&lt;-a!y, the «reU-knou-u coach proprietor, announces he is pro pared to ran his vehicle so that if passengers desire they may t»e landed in Condon from Marble Bar in one and a half days, and vice versa.
QUEENSLAND RACING. BRISBANE, August 16. [Newspaper Article] — The Pilbarra Goldfield News — 3 September 1897
QPEKXSLAM) IIACTSG. Bursa a bp, Aiirnst 16. Tlie fo]lowin&lt;r »vre the result* of JiH-ki j Club'» Hireling : — BsOSIf Hl'BDCE8. Pircormii ■ ... ... 1 Cap-ii'ie 2 llosy Dtt*n ... 3 Ascjt Handicap. Pakelta ... ... ... + Da'iaia ... ... ... + JJutmbet ... ... ... 3 f Dead licat. Tver Cure Handicap. Bctl.el 1 Kan-isms 2 Uiot ... 3 Sale Stakes. Quark ... ... ... 1 Qitirkinarrh ... 2 liiuclur 3 WtXTEB HaSPICAP. I^reta .... ... ... 1 itofeH Entroefc ... ... 2 tlicabare 3 Stakd Plate. Olive Branch — —- 1 Spray _ . . — 2 lietiiuuaon ... ... » 3