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Albany Advertiser (Newspaper) - June 23, 1920, Albany, Western Australia National Library of Australia train is drawn to the advertisement in another column setting out the ticket arrangements and the train service provided during the forthcoming we Eli. A special time table has been arranged to permit of Folk from the country to visit Albany Aud the Metropolis on the occasion of the visit of the Prince of Wales. The Royal . I. G. Boyle of the Premier hotel advertises that seats May be booked on his spa Cious Balcony by those wishing to secure a grandstand View of the Boyal procession and proceedings in front of the town Hall on wednesday next. Early application is advised. Oysters oysters full stocks of Fine fresh oysters at the strand. Continuation and technical schools. evening or. Blackburne delivered a lecture to the students on alcohol and the human the lecturer dealt with the chemical Constitution of alcohol its physiological effects and the economic aspect. At the conclusion a vote of thanks was pro posed by or. R. Vaughan and seconded by or. A. Wilson both of whom. Referred to. The instructive and interest ing address As being the first of a series of Short lectures which will be delivered during the remainder of the school year. Last night s meeting of the science class was open to All interested students or intending students and a Good gathering listened Atten ively to or. Walker who demonstrated the process of " electrolysis and electro plating. J Denmark notes events and problems of the week. Fron on own correspondent. Rev. A. E. Brice returned to Der Mark to resume duty after severs weeks illness in Hospital. Or. Bric conducted the United Mission service at Denmark As usual on sunday. Railway Survey. During the Veek the railway Surve Catnip under or. Surveyor Dartnell a Feceau moved out about ,30 Miles fron Denmark. The Survey from Denmar to within a few Miles of the Point a now been completed. It is understood that or. Surveyor Babbington is stil engaged on the Survey from the Man Jim up terminus and probably som considerable time will yet elapse be fore the two parties meet and the sur vey Between the present railway Ter mini can be regarded As finalised. The re building of the town. Wherever the railway station of the future Kay be it is now fairly certain that the business Centre of the town will not be far removed from its pre sent position for at least some time to come if at All in View of the Evi Dence Given recently at the licensing court there would now seem to be a reasonable probability of an hotel be ing erected in Strickland Street in the near future. The building of a new and up to Date school on the Reserve selected for the purpose just South of the present town will probably take place simultaneously or follow soon after. The Post office is at present a privately owned property and some years ago the site of the present school was regarded by the postal authorities As probably the most suitable position for the building of a modern Post office an undertaking which was even then contemplated in the future. All the occupants of the group of old Busi Ness premises on the River fore Shore have been Given six months notice of the termination of their respective leases and the Road Board has also been Given notice to quit the present office and consideration is being Given to the possibility of the Board offices being housed within the Public Hall building. The new scheme of reconstruction will not the position of the Public Hall and Library or the any Glicman Church which will still be centrally situated. If these changes All come about others must necessarily follow and a state of stagnation will no longer remain the prevailing Condi Tion. Co operation. Or. Blair the representative of the Farmers limited who is at present in the Albany District making mints necessary with the architects in regard to the buildings for the Stab Lish Roeii of a Branch of the Wes Ralian banners limited in Albany paid visit to Denmark on saturday and conferred with the president and manager of the local co operative society rela Tive to the re Constitution of the society. As the manager or. J. Rush ton will shortly be in Perth on other business the matter will be More thoroughly dealt with at head office and it is hoped that the outcome of the Dis Cussion which then takes place will be the satisfactory reorganisation of co operative matters Here on a sound basis. Denmark railway facilities extra stammer train. By arrangement with the various agricultural interests through the Agency of or. A. Burvill the commissioner Foi railways sent or. Bae Shau of his department to Confer with agriculturists locally and on saturday morning a deputation representative of the Farmers and settlers associations be tween Albany and Denmark waited on that gentleman to urge that increased facilities by provided on the Denmark line for the Carriage of produce during the Busy summer season. The requests having been preferred and arguments put Forth in extenuation of their Case or. Bae Shau promised that a extra train would he provided during the coming january february and March. Arising out of the business at hand was a outlier matter which had for it object the provision of sidings at in Diu and Torbay but to this or. Backs Alt pointed out that the Ste Eji gradients at both these places rendered it impossible to safely handle trucks. A siding could however by put in be 1 Ween und i up and Torbay to serve the in rests of both places. " regarding the provision of louvre trucks to obviate a Good Deal of in convenience at present experienced in handling goods it was pointed out that a Large Quantity of this class of Roll ing Stock was now under construction but none would be available for next season. The deputation on retiring expressed themselves As delighted with the Courtesy received from or. Bae Shau and the ready response made to their requests especially the one regarding he extra summer train and desired to specially thank the commissioner for arranging the visit. Up to Date finance. A fraud on a sensational Seale Lias been perpetrated on the Budapest Stock Exchange. A Man named mar tin Wolinek who posed As a financier and was Well supplied with dollars arrived in Budapest in april he claimed close Friendship with members of the Allied Mission and was Able to smuggle All sorts of stocks and shares abroad. Wolinek was inundated with secret commissions and suddenly Dis appeared with scrip nominally valued at Nineteen million pounds Sterling. South african exports. According to a message from pre Toria the Union government has is sued a proclamation prohibiting the exportation of Coal and foodstuffs except by permission of the commission j or for customs. Captured British naval men ill treatment by bolsheviks. London tuesday. Luthc House of commons last night or. Bona Law said that the govern ment had reason to believe that the British naval men captured at Baku by the bolsheviks had not been pro Perly treated. The government was taking All possible Steps regarding the matter. He emphasised that Krasin the soviet Trade commissioner in eng land had been informed that the unconditional release of All British prisoners must precede any result of the present negotiations. The Anglo japanese Alliance japanese plea a a e Bene Wal. London monday. The Tokio correspondent of the daily express interviewed Viscount Kato the distinguished japanese states Man regarding the renewal of the Anglo japanese Alliance. He said the australians seemed to imagine that the renewal of the Alliance would open up the floodgates of immigration. The Al Liance had existed Twenty years and Australia had absolutely no trouble on that score. Tie correspondent suggested that in View of her War services Australia s voice must be heard. Viscount Kato in reply asked How the australian armies could have fought without the japanese Navy. Australia was he said consulted at the last renewal of the Alliance and fully approved of it. He admitted that the Alliance now served no specific object and said the widespread desire for its renewal was based on a fear of isolation rather than on specific Dan Ger. The renewal was an act of Mutual prudence. If the Alliance were not renewed Britain and Japan would Drift into Cool relations. An Early decision was unattainable but negotiations were proceeding in the friendliest manner. Japan thoroughly realised the necessity of consulting the Impe rial conference and the league of a Tiona. _ the German Republic political obese at a end. Berlin sunday it is anticipated that the political problem will be solved by the forma Tion of a Middle Block. The people s party liberals and the social democrats will probably join the govern ment while the socialists will main Tain a Friendly neutrality. Or. Fehren Back president of the National As Sembly has accepted the Chancellor ship. Berlin monday. The members of the people s party Centre party and democrats have consented to join the government under Herr Fehrenbach and the crisis has ended. _ the spa Cohoe Bunce a preliminary gathering. Paris sunday. The Allied supreme a ounce my Meei in Boulogne As a preliminary to the spa conference. Its scope will be wider than usual As the italian Bel Gian and japanese representatives have been summoned to attend. The Conn ? Eil will discuss the total reparation re ? quire from Germany and the manner in which it should be paid. It will. Probably discuss the question of rus Sian Trade relations. Paris monday. The reparations commission is pre paring to Issue International Bonds guaranteed by Germany s natural re sources. The proceeds will be Devo Ted partly to the reconstruction of Ger Man industries and partly to Restora Tion of France s devastated regions. After the Issue has been completed. Germany will be expected to make an Nual payments to the nations which Are entitled to indemnities. I fighting in Asia minor the turbulent Turk. Constantinople sunday. The Gordon highlanders saved the punjabis from a Nasty attack on the i ism id front where the British lost 40 killed and wounded. British warships have inflicted heavy loss upon the nationalists anti imperialist who Are to the number of 37,000, now digging to on the Hills. London monday. The Premier of Greece Venice los has offered the services of greek troops in Asia minor to subdue the turkish outbreaks saying that he eau guarantee that they will be equal to the task. It is understood that the offer has been accepted. Drowning fatality mysterious Case at Bai Slabat. Melbourne tuesday. The drowning fatality which has of i come known As the Lake Wen Youree mystery continues to baffle the police. At Ballarat on wednesday last the body of an unknown woman apparently about 32 years of age dressed in a Navy Blue Serge costume was found in Lake Wen Youree. Nothing to give a clue to her identity was found on the body and the Only clue the police har to Date is a lady s grass Fibre snit Case found at Ballarat West station in a i train from service town on tuesday. It is supposed that the owner of this Luggage joined the train at Kan Iva and that the deceased was a passenger by that train on tuesday last. The interment of the body was postponed until yesterday in Thelxiope of identification but without Success. The remains were interred in the new cemetery. About 600 persons mostly women assembled in the Vicinity of the morgue when the preparations for the funeral were being made and the coffin was almost covered with wreaths forwarded by sympathetic female citizens. The expenses of the interment were defrayed by two Well known Lydiard Street business men and a shroud for the body was received by the police from an unknown sympathiser. \ railway mishap guard seriously injured. Bunbury monday. Misfortune befell a guard name Andrew Mclean on saturday after noon at Brunswick Junction. Mclean who had been stationed at Collie was travelling to Perth. He had been on night duty the previous night. During the trip from Collie he fell asleep with the consequence that he missed the Ordinary Perth train. Having to wait several hours for the next train he visited the railway Barracks across from the station. Mclean left the Barracks in time to catch the train but As he was jumping Between some trucks to get on to the platform the train moved. A scream was heard by the guard and the train was immediately pulled up. When Mclean was extricated from beneath a truck it was found that both his legs had been Over. It was found necessary to amputate the right leg above the knee and the left leg at the knee. Mclean is a single Man and has seen Active service. Oysters on the Shell oysters a la Model the strand has just received fresh atocles.9 i the Irish problem attitude of British. Govern ment. Fun the outrage. London sunday. A deputation of British and ii railway men yesterday waited on prime minister and other members the Cabinet to urge the cessation sending troops and munitions to 3 bind. The prime minister in re said that the government would be agree to an Independent Irish repel unless it were absolutely beaten to ground. He Drew an analogy bet Ireland and America and 6aid to Abraham Lincoln faced a million Salties and a five years War rat than ac3knowledge the Independence the Southern states and the Brit government would do the same Thi if the necessity arose. 3tf arms motions and battalions were Nemess to protect the men representing Dei erotic government in Ireland the would be Seni. The government h asked Ireland to come into co part ship with the English Welsh and Seo this was not an insult to Ireland. T government was most ready to disc the problem with any body of Repi tentative men in Ireland but the i sent deputation was unable to i effective guarantees that out rag would be stopped. If the railway i of 3creland declined to permit the g verment to carry out its function then the responsibility for paralysis the whole traffic of Freland must re with them. The government informed the d mutation that it intends to take draft action in the event of further refuse to convey troops and munitions. To strikers will be summarily dismissed and if a general railway strike occur the government will the Trail with the military even if it require the shutting Down of the remained o the lines. The Irish delegates Franki told the ministers that in the Case o certain sections the Irish employees deliberately intended to destroy the tracks and wreck the trains Addia that the inevitable paralysis of Radi and industries would result in Civi War. London monday. Two Hundred sinn Feiner made i desperate night attack on the Parrel Barracks 14 Miles from tvs inf gel ignite they blew up the Corner of the Barracks and followed it no with a fusillade of revolver and Rifle shots the Garrison luckily held out until reinforcements put the attackers to flight abandoning three motor cars. The Barracks were wrecked. Another outbreak of rioting loot ing and incendiary so began in Londonderry on Friday night. A party of unionists armed with revolvers and rifles assembled at the Waterside District. The neighbouring Beman Catho Lic residents fearing an attack sent girl messengers across the River to summon the help of sinn seiners and nationalists. Their arrival resulted in Many Street Battles. Troops dispersed the rioters but sniping continued for three hours. Hundreds of soldiers and police patrolled the District but on saturday night More serious rioting j broke out in a new Quarter. Both sections of the rioters indulged i in looting. Five were killed and a j Hundred injured 10 seriously. London tuesday. I civil War prevails in Londonderry. The authorities Are powerless against armed bands who hold the City. Seve ral More persons were shot dead yesterday morning and Many wounded. An intense Battle continues Between soldiers on restoring order in one District find shootings have broken out in the unionists and sinn seiners. The another. A Corpse has been found floating in the River riddled with bul lets. The it in Mil crisis App Dacheng. Move to extend the trouble. Melbourne sunday. There was a Complete resumption the Tramway services daring the wee end. Four of the Southern suburb Tramway Linea Are still affected by to absence of lighting in the streets Wii Are in the Gas area. To meet the difficulty the Board has arranged i equip the cars on the route with ele True searchlights of three times the o diary Candle Power fed from the a cum Viatora on the cars. Restaurants cafes and theatres o saturday night resumed their Usu week end brilliance. Many resident were considerably handicapped by the limitation in lighting and looking do to the Gas strike but the position Gene rally was much less acute than durin the previous week end As most of the theatres and picture shows had been enabled to carry on by the install Atiqi of their own electric plants. The re sumption of electric lighting in mos cases meant merely the substitution o the current supplied by the Sty Conn Eil or the Melbourne electric suppl company. Melbourne monday. Important developments in the strike situation took place to Day As the re suit of which the prospects of an Early settlement Are not Bright. For nearly a week Coal destined for use at Gas works Bas been Black in the eyes of unionists. The Carters declined to handle it Bat As it appeared at the outset that Small supplies were in hand no interruption of the company s necessarily restricted operations have thus far resulted. Now however the indications Are that the trades Hall is probably acquainted with the extent of these stocks and Aims at preventing their replenishment. Such a step is almost certain to extend the trouble in More than one direction. There is Little doubt a crisis is approaching. A state conference of All Anions Likely to be concerned in the new policy in respect to the Gas workers dispute including the transport organisations will open at the trades Hall to Morrow afternoon. Melbourne tuesday. There were no fresh developments in connection with the Gas workers and engine Drivers strike this morning. In View of the great distress being inflicted on 24,000 workers and their families As a result of the trouble every Effort is being made to Settle the Dis Pute but both sides Are uncompromising. The employers of engine Drivet to the number of 500 met last night and endorsed the action of the Cham Ber of manufacturers in declaring Black Power derived from the elec tric Power houses paying the increased rates of cases. Perth restaurant employees double pay bbfu8e� during Prince s visit. Perth tuesday. The request of the restaurant and caterers Union employees for double pay during the Prince s visit and also for two Days holidays and quadruple pay for overtime has been refused by the West australian caterers Union of employers. The decision was arrived at last night when a meeting of the employers was held. The posh bolshevik Wah. A Force of retreating poles surprised a bolshevik cavalry division near a Domskl and drove them into the swamps. Four thousand were drowned and 800 surrendered. _ the Royal tour official programme. The following has been supplied t local officials As the programme to b observed on wednesday next Outh occasion of the Prince s visit to Ai Bany 12 noon.-h.mj3. Renown arrive and is met outside the Harbo by . Swordsman am Tattoo and escorted to Harbor. 1.30 lunches on Board. 2.30 excellency the gov i nor Calls upon . The princ aboard the renown. His Excel Ncncy returns to the wharf. 3.15 . The Prince bind at the town jetty and is met by his excellency the governor Thi Premier mayor and other dignitaries. Guards of Honor . Ant returned soldiers. 3.30 proceeds to Towi Hall where he will be received by the mayor. 3.45 of addresses by the mayor the Freemason and the diocese of Bunbury presentation of walking stick by naval comforts fund. The Prince enters the Hall and takes his place upon the platform. File past of parents and wives of fallen soldiers returned soldiers i and general Public motor round Marine drive weather and time permitting to railway station. 6 by train to Perth. The procession will be headed by Pilot cars carrying the Heads of the police military and naval depart ments the state organiser and state marshal and the rest of the cars will contain. In the order named no. 1, his Royal highness the Prince his excellency the governor Admiral Hal sey and Captain p. W. Legh or Captain lord Claude Hamilton no. 2, the state Premier senator Pearce representing Commonwealth government Lieut. Colonel Grigg and the . To the governor general no. 3, or. P. Collier Leader of the opposition sir god Frey Thomas Captain Dudley North and the a.dx3. To his excellency the governor no. 4, lord Louis mount Batten Captain p. W. Legh or lord Claude Hamilton paymaster Lieut.-1 commander Janion no. 5 and 6, or. Burt and four orderlies no. 7, Brig. General Lloyd and Heri Tage nos. S and 9, state police and detectives nos. 10, la and 12, visiting press representatives no. 13, local press representatives no. 14, cinematographer and assistant. Naval engagements. Yesterday morning the following Telegram was received from the naval organising committee Sydney in response to a letter from the president of the Albany Clumber of Commerce or. G. H. Tipping your letter june 4 to general White. Fie Nown will be at Albany june 30 to july 2. Concert party will give entertainment ashore either june 30 or july 1, whichever desired. Searchlight display will be Given from 8 to 8.30 . Either night. Proposed 250 men land on july 1 or 2 and March through town. Rifle match sports Etc could take place on in y l officers pleased accept dance invitations either special train from Denmark j arrangements have been made for a special train from Denmark on wednes Day next. The approximate time of departure is 5.45 a,m., which will allow of her arrival at Albany at 9 o clock. Residents of the settlement and along the line Are however advised to watch for further local Public works my. Scad an s activities. Or. A. Burvill Secretary of the Tor Bay Junction Branch of the Farmers and settlers association is in receipt of the following communication from the member for Albany or. John Scad Anas minister for mines further to my clerk s communication of the 1st inst., in reply to yours of the 29th Ultimo i have now to advise Yon that the Hon. Minister for works writes in reply to my representations to the effect that the Autho Rity for the completion of the Bucke ridges Drain has already been Given and As soon As labor is available the work will be put in hand. With re Gard to the Soldier s swamp this is a matter for the lands department in i conjunction with the soldiers Settle 1 ment scheme and i am advised that they Piave decided to postpone Drain age Mattera in this locality until after the scorning Winter and the matter will be reviewed about september. I shall be pleased to take the question up on your behalf if you will remind me should there be a further Marine engineers claims Sib John Monash s report. Sir John Monash s report As arbitrator in the Marble engineers dispute was sent to the prime minister about a fortnight ago with a suggestion that it should be made Public As soon As possible. This has not yet been done but copies have been sent out to the parties immediately concerned the shipowners on the one Side and the engineers on the other. A number of Points were referred to sur John and both sides agreed to accept his Deci Sion As final. The question was that of wages. The engineers sought advantages on the rates agreed on. At the conference which ended the engineers strike and sir John was asked to decide whether the claims were fair and reasonable. He has decided not to Grant them and his report leaves the wages As they were fixed at the close of the strike. A number of matters re lating to conditions and hours Are also dealt with in the report. Some alterations Are made in existing conditions but they Are of a minor character. It is expected that the report will be made Public within the next few Days As soon As both sides have had an Opportunity of digesting it. Imperial shipping committee. The prime minister has appointed an Imperial shipping committee to in quire into the whole question of ship Ping communications Between the Dif Ferent parts of the Empire with a View to their improvement. A of the Dominion governments have nominated their own representatives on the committee. Agric i tuba ii Bill. La the House of commons in com Mittee on the Resolution authorising the payment of expenses in connection with the agricultural Bill sir Arthur Griffith to sea Wen parliamentary Secre tary of the Board of agriculture said that the Cabinet had decided that the maximum Price of Home grown wheat j of the Harvest of 1920 should remain at j 93s. The arrangement that the Maxi Price in 1921 should be 100s. Would i be cancelled and the Farmers would receive for Home grown wheat an amount equal to the average . Price of imported wheat of a similar or com parable Quality. The assured Guaran tee Price for wheat was 58s., and for Oats 46s. He could not estimate the probable Cost of the scheme but in the National interests the guarantee was Well Worth the Cost. The Prince of Walis Twenty sixth birthday. Kec obd of War service. Next wednesday the Prince of Wales will reach Albany. To Day in Mel Bourne he celebrates his 26th birthday having been born on june 23, 1894. He was named after his paternal Grandfather King Edward vhf and after his two great grandfathers Prince Albert and King Christian of Denmark also after the Patron saints of the four component parts of the uni Ted kingdom. Thus the Prince of Wales the heir apparent to the throne so heartily welcomed to Australia is called Edward Albert Christian George Andrew Patrick David of the House of Windsor. We speak of him by his first name Edward but by his family and intimate friends he is called David which is especially appropriate As the name of the Patron Saint of the Princi Pality of Wales. On his sixteenth birthday he received the title of Prince of Wales and about a year later was by his father King George v., invested at Carnarvon Castle in Wales. Titles. J he is a Prince of great Britain and j Ireland and bears the title of Boyal highness which was first conferred on july 5, 1862. On the accession of his father King George v., to the throne on May 6, 1910, his Boyal highness As eldest son of the King became Duke of Cornwall in the peerage of England in accordance with the special Limi tation in the charter dated March 17, 1337, creating that dignity by Edward of. In favor of his eldest son Edward the Black Prince Hab end it ten end Eidem Duci it Pipsius it Hae Redum suor Reg uni Anglia i Iii Prim Genitis it dict Loci Lucibus in Regno Angliss Here Detarie Success Uris. " the Duke succeeded at the same tune to the scottish honors pursuant to the act of scottish parliament november 27, 1469. These honors being Duke of Rothesay Dat ing from april 28, 1398earl of car Rick Baron of Renfrew lord of the Isles and Prince and great Steward or Seneschal of Scotland. He was then created Prince of Wales and Earl of Chester in the peerage of the United kingdom by letters Patent and under the great Seal on june 23, 1910-by which creation he became a Knight of the Garter in accordance with the statutes of that most Noble order and was invested with the insignia of the order at St George s Chapel on june 10, 1911. His Boyal highness was in vested by the a a with the insignia of Prince of Wales and Earl of Chester at Carnarvon Castle on july 13, 191l the revenues of the duchy of Cornwall Are set apart for his Royal highness scene fit. He is also grand master of the most distinguished order of St. Michael and St. George and of the or Der of the British Empire and Knight of Grace of the order of St. John of Jerusalem in England. Foreign orders. The foreign orders conferred upon his Boyal highness Are the following the order of the Golden fleece of Spain on june 23, 1912 the grand Cross of the legion of Honor of France july 24, 1912 the order of the ele Phant of Denmark March 17, 1914 the grand Cross of St. Olav with Chain of Norway april 6, 1914 the order of the Annunziata of Italy july 14,1915 the Croix de Guerre of France october 1915 and the order of St. George of Russia May 1916j also the Cross of Chevalier of the military order of Savoy the romanian order of Michael the Brave and the siamese order of the House of Cha Karl War service. The Prince lad a varied War ser of Whick any Soldier might Well proud. Unlike the German princes neither posed As a figurehead while Ocrie nejd generals did Bis work did he sacrifice the lives of an Arm a vain glorious Effort to Earry miniature Strat Gie schemes. He not ask nor was he Given a i he performed the do of a Young officer of his age and Nio Rity and performed them Well. I motion came to him As he earned honors did not fall to his one until had proved himself worthy of then the Prince s soldiering May be s to have begun in his Oxford Days Whas an enthusiastic member of the ? cars training corps he used to swi Down the High or crawl car Fields and ditches on autumn Mano Vres. War was declared on August 1914, and three Days afterwards t Prince set an example to the Yon men of England and joined up aet ivc service. He was gazetted second lieutenant in the Grenad guards and in a few Days was Drilli hard at Chelsea Barracks. His i military duty was mounting guard Buckingham Palace and the lend crowd gave him a great cheer As the recognised him marching through t big Gates. But ceremonial Parad held Little attraction for him. T guards the most perfectly Dieci Plin fighting Force that Ever saw service i int hear were being rushed acre to France in one draft after Anthi and the Prince demanded that he sent with them Tor take his place in t Linc. The War office thought Otic Wise the moral effect had the heir the throne fallen into the enemy hands or otherwise become a casual make the risk too great. But to Prince , and before to year was out he had crossed the Cha Uel As an officer on lord French s be Sonal staff. Bap War record is Chara Teri cd by the Saine Freedom from Roy privileges that had marked his Priva i life. He received no More leave thu the next subaltern and carried out h duties with the greatest Conse Tentou Ness. Anxious As he was to go to r Simental duty the authorities Wei Adamant. Princes were too scarce i risk in the front line. Yet somehow or another the Young heir to to throne had a habit of wandering into the trenches a habit he continue throughout the War. Many arc to stories of the unassuming Young Sta officer who used to stroll into Dat places where red tabs were a rarity a through 1913 the Prince serve on the West front carrying Despoteles acting on various staffs getting i touch the French As Eliasen office and generally doing his Earl in 1916 he was transferred to the stat in Egypt and it was at Mena Cam that he made his first acquaintance wit the australian Soldier. The Prine and the Digger got to know Eye other very Well and each won the re Spect of the other. He was promote Captain in april 1916, and in Jun the London Gazette announced tha his Boyal highness Edward Prince o Wales had been awarded the Militar Cross for his consistently Good Servie in the Field. None who served wit him denied that the Honor was Wei deserved. His own country was not alone it granting him recognition. The Yeal 1917 saw him Back in France and Ai extract from the official journal Parisien runs As follows his Boyal highness Edward princ of Wales staff Captain with the 14tt British army corps from july to octo Ber in the Region of i Langemark by ensuring Liason up to the front lines under bombardment contributed very effectively to the close co operation of the 14th British army corps and the 1st French army. He obtained his majority in May of 1918, and in the same year paid an extended visit to the italian front where the British had Given the hard pressed italians such splendid Aid. He received a rapturous Welcome from the Allied troops and the peasantry alike. The Prince returned to France in time for the final push and took part in to victorious St Vaunee of the Allie. Wit i the armistice came a Small collection of foreign decorations and a Host of ceremonial duties. He now holds the rank of colonel in the Imperial army is honorary commanding officer of seve ral regular regiments two or three territorial battalions and above All of Tho Welsh guards fitting appointment for the Prince of the welshmen. It is in the uniform of this splendid regi ment that he usually appears at Mili tary functions. Such in Bald outline is the Prince s record of service. It is More than the service of a Prince. A her Many skies shoulder to shoulder with Many allies and fighting on Many fronts he gave his country the service of a Soldier and a Man. Returned soldiers league Albany sub Branch. The usual bimonthly meeting Albany sub Branch of the i. Was him at the Institute on night. The chairman or. Mouchti Tiore presided and the a Good representative attendant members. I the minutes having been cont the Secretary reported on Router i ters. Prince of Wales visit. Arrangements were finalised i guard of twelve returned men Serif a a. F. Lawrence d.c.m., will be assisted by Corporal w. I Tow. A returned men willing on the guard Are asked to meet Lawrence at the Institute on night. The chairman reported the rest a interview he had with the j of Albany during which the it of returned men at the town Hal wednesday was decided on and details finalised. The chairman Ted that any doubts existing in minds of the executive of the b had been removed and although members had not been invited t on the committee he was satisfied had not been ignored. Or. L. S. Barnett explained formation of the local reception Mittee and detailed the various r ments of that body. He could sure members that from the Ince the position for returned soldiers been Laid Down and the details a by the chairman were As agreed from the first. The report was a de and or. Barnett was thanked Bis Clear resume of the work of general committee. Tho Secretary reported that no r had been received from the chief 1 Fie manager regarding the Day ret de men could travel free on the ways. He had written asking for Mission for local men to remain Albany to take part in the recep locally and to travel by train on i july 1 or 2. A wire Haft also i sent that morning but no reply been received to that. On receipt definite information it would by bounced in the local press. The Secretary reported that he been appointed to assist the state h Shal colonel j. H. Peck Civ . In Albany and eleven of ii were also required. The number ? not available locally and he had w ten to mount Barker sub Branch a ing for their co operation. There w five officers in that District and if to consented to visit Albany and ass then there would be enough. It was resolved to ask All return men to Wear uniform on wed esd and to make As big a show As posit old metals Branch. A letter was read from the Sec tary . Old metals Branch thai ing the Branch for their efforts. 1 last two trucks of material had i been disposed of so he was unable assess a full value. The two boil sent had Given him a lot of Troub and he was glad to get rid of them 1 carting .away.-received. Memorial building. The lease forwarded by the rail commissioner of the present Premit and mitc was read. The covering Ter dealt fully with the various Claus and stated inter Alia the lease made out in the name of the Inco Poi Ted body the returned sailors Ai soldiers Imperial league of Aust Lia . Branch incorporate to Albany sub Branch having no Stati for the purpose and it is necessary. Have the signatures of the persons a theorised to affix the Seal. These Ari Harry Edward Bolton of 31 Price is Fremantle and Arthur Lyndon kno Les of cot Esloe after a discussion and full consider Tion of the clauses of the lease or. 1 s. Barnett moved that the lease i forwarded in the president of to . Branch for completion an return to the commissioner c railways. Seconded by or. S. Barrow m.m., and carried. The Secretary stated that a plan an specifications of billiard room an other additions has been prepared b or. F. Filmer and contractors wer being incited to tender. No tender were yet available. There would b about �-70 available for this wort As the amount in sight would be Swal Lowed up in buildings the Secretary a written on his own volition Plain the position fully before the state Secretary and asking of financial assistance to equip to billiard table Given by or. T. H. Bar Nett. Or. Barnett had kindly interested himself in this matter and had arranged with Alcock and co., ltd., o Perth for a favourable Price to fix Thi table up with the Best cloth and Cus Hions. The state Secretary or. A l. Knowles had replied stating a the result of my representations t the australian comforts fund Quiej have voted �50 to repair the billiard members were delighted Witt this news and a vote of thanks to or Knowles was carried with acclamation annual meeting. It was resolved to hold the Auu Ual meeting on monday july is and nominations were invited for the various offices. The meeting unanimously decided to nominate the retiring officers for re election but left the closing Date to july 5, so that members absent from the meeting could nominate if they so desired. Regarding the position of Secretary it was pointed out that this office was under the jurisdiction of the joint committee. Any suggestions from members would receive proper consideration from this committee. Or. L. 6. Barnett moved that members were satisfied that the present method of appointment of Secretary was in the Best interests of All concerned and they desired that it should so con by or. Barrow and carried. New members. Messes. H. W. G Anna Way E. Gan away s. Vignau e. T. Wolfe w. Green b. Harris and a. M. Perry were elected members of the sub Branch making 199 in All. Injured members. The Secretary reported that several members had been the victims of bad Luck and instanced the accidents to p. W. Finlay Bert. Dixon and w. E. Stockdale. Votes of sympathy and Hopes for a speedy recovery were re corded to each member. General. A vote of thanks was accorded to messes. Gordon and Gotch ltd., Perth for a big donation of magazines and Reading matter. Accounts amounting to �4 15s. Were passed for payment. Other business of a routine nature i being completed the meeting Conlu Deo. What the Public have been waiting s 4-ply Wool now pro curable at Barnett s in Black White Navy Grey Heather and Brown. Personal the Prince of Wales will leave Syd Ney in 1i.m.s. Renown on Friday for Allin by. His Royal highness is dec to Zirri Here at noon next wednesday. The staff of the Prince of Wales includes the following chief of staff Admiral sir l. Halsey .m.g., . V.o., c.b., . Secretary Lieut col. E. W. M. Grigg c.m.g., c.o., ., . Personal Secretary sir Godfrey the Midas bart., m.o. Equer Ries Cap Tain Dudley North c.m.g., m.o., . Captain lord Claud Hamilton ., m.o., Captain the Hon. P. W. Legh ., m.o. Secretary to chief of staff paymaster Mander a c. A. Janion Flag chief of staff sub Lieut lord Louis f. A. V. N. Mountbatten by a. Captain Henry p. Cayley is the offi cer in command of . Sydney the arrival of which at Albany has been postponed till after her visit to Fremantle. The ship s complement is 21 officers and 383 men. Lieutenant coir Niader c. Al Hughes White is in command of the swordsman and Lieut. Commander Arthur Roberts in com Mand of the Tattoo. The two last mentioned vessels which Are one at Albany on saturday carry five officers and 85 men each. Captain Taplin ., transport officer for the Royal visit to this state arrived in Albany yesterday morning to Confer with the mayor the inspector of police and assistant marshal major p. H. Meeks on the arrange ments to by made locally in connection with the Prince s arrival. Captain Taplin will leave for Perth again today. Colonel Peck who Lias Jeen App state marshal in connection wit Royal visit will not visit Alban the arrival of the Prince next we Day owing to the exacting Nat his duties in Perth. He will Ever be represented on the Occas Hurst c.m.g., d c. Do g. Major p. H. Meeks d., has appointed assisting state Marsha connection with the Prince s Visi Albany. Major Meeks will have plete charge of the procession act in conjunction with the state Shal . Peck in com ing the parties to the motor cars i Ted for their use in accordance the order of precedence outlined ii other column of this Issue. He i assisted by eleven officers selected him. Or. Edward Barnett was oper on in Perth on saturday and a through the ordeal most sati Facto so favourable was the condition of patient on monday that or. T. Barnett wrote expressing the i that he would be Able to return to Bany by the end of the week. ? or. And mrs. A. H. Dickson miss Dickson arrived at Kaj Goc from Adelaide on monday by the i Western. The train was however hours late and missed the express Perth. Or. And mrs. Dickson coi quintly had to wait for yesterday train and will not reach Perth u this morning. It is expected that t will come on to Albany by the end the week. Or. G. H. Tipping president of Albany chamber of Commerce proceed to Perth by sunday night s to on business. During his absence will go to Bunbury on a visit to father who is not in Good health j now. Or. Tipping is expected by on saturday. Or. Wilson t. Forte Vicc presid of the Albany chamber of comm returned on sunday morning from Holiday in Aie Eastern states made the journey by the great we Ern. Or. W. H Stockdale the assists town clerk of Albany who recent underwent an operation in Perth 1 appendicitis is reported to have paed the critical period at the week a and is now making a rapid recovery. Or. And mrs. C. H. Neumann a two sous who have for some time by sojourning in the Eastern states i Titer or. Neumann went in Pursuit medical treatment returned to the Home state by the Dimboola on Satt Day morning. " it is or. Neumann s i Tendon to Settle with his family i his it. Barker property. Or. Cecil Andrews director education is due to arrive in Albai to Morrow to see into certain Matte connected with local schools. The Loc school Board will direct his efforts. Or. John Digney of the Telegram department who has recently be stationed at Norseman has retired fro the service on a pension. Between i Toga and Western Australia he a been operating for 56 years. He is located at Albany at the time of to Russo japanese War. Or. Sam. Phillips of Irwin the Wei known pastoralist died in Perth o monday the death of returned Soldier i Thomas at Perth recently As s Resu of a motor car Accident has More Tea a passing interest to old albanians. I father or. W. J. Kiffin Thomas it Gether with or. Jack Mansfield Arri de at Albany from Adelaide Way bae in 1881, under engagement to me sri John Moir and co. Both gun theme remained in Albany for some Tim and were highly esteemed. By Cable message recently or. Davi Gould Storeman at e. Barnett an cos was apprised of the sad new that he had been bereft of his Mother brother and sister of Sheffield England All of whom died within a Mouth. The cause of their demise i not stated and it can Only be pro Summe that they were victims of an epidemic of some kind. By this latest by breach in the family or. Gould and i sister resident in Perth remain Thi sole survivors three other brother having been killed in the late War. The members of the Katanning Agri cultural and pastoral society decide Al the last annual meeting when to resignation of their president or. T Garstone was Laid before them to Mak some recognition of the Long and Valu Able services he had rendered to the society. Arrangements Are now in Bani to hold a social gathering in the a tanning town Hall on thursday eve Ning july 15, to which All members arc invited at which a suitable presenta Tion will be made. It is announced that or. W. A. Watt the sex treasurer of the Commonwealth will return to Australia As soon As ship Ping acc Ommodt iou is obtainable. Sir James Allen the newly appointed High commissioner for new Zea land arrived in England on Friday last. The appointment of Captain j. T. Richardson b.a.x., As director of naval auxiliary ser Vives was gazetted in Melbourne last week. The position carries a salary of �900 a year. The forests department of Western Australia has appointed or. Stephen l. Wesselt As assistant working plans officer and instructor in forestry and that gentleman entered upon his duties last month. Or. Kessell is a . Of the University of Adelaide where he took a course in forestry and completed his education in Force try under professor sir William Schlich at Oxford. Or. C j. De Garis the director of publicity for the australian fruits association Mildura can claim to by the Pioneer in the use of a aeroplane for private commercial purposes. Or. De Garis has a Boulton and Paul 100 h.p., two seater which is used by him solely for private business flights Between the state capitals and the various Sun raised settlements. The first flight taken was on june 13, from Melbourne 1 to Mildura the Pilot being Lieut. Long i a.f.c., who made the flight from tas mania to Melbourne recently. Captain c. J. Thomson of the Imperial air Force will be employ a permanently As Pilot to or. De Garie. Torbay crass Mere drainage viewed by local authorities. La View of the very unsatisfactory nature of the provisions for disposing of the flood Waters in the Torbay grass Sucre agricultural area a much discussed vexed question and the de sire to induce the government to effect a Reform in the appliances erected some years ago the settlers in the District have enlisted the sympathies of the local governing and commercial bodies. To that end or. E. Pember recently placed the matter before the Albany chamber of Commerce which body received his communication and at once decided to carry it on to the Public works department. On the principle of the adage Union is strength they also placed the mat Ter before the town Council who at a recent meeting decided to join for Ces with the commercial body and voiced the opinion that representations be made to the government. To carry the matter further a tour of the area was arranged and on a recent Satur Day afternoon the mayor or. W. J. Davit. M. B. Downes or. W. H. Stevenson Aud the town Engineer or. By c. Poole representing the Council and messes. G. In tipping president and j. T. Mills the Cham Ber of Commerce journeyed out to Grasmere under the guidance of or. E. Pember. A Start was made shortly after the lunch hour but owing to the Short duration of Daylight at this time of year it was decided that a trip to the Inlet should be left Over until later on or at least when Opportunity could be found for making the excursion one for a whole Day. The journey was Maxie or horse vehicle and the roads were found to be passable. Arrived at Grasmere the party were first shown Over the potato growing Valley embracing messes. Pember North and Brighton s and other properties the whole of which were found to be under water from the recent heavy flood Rains. The water it was explained was unable to effect a getaway owing to the Sand bar at the Mouth of the Inlet the fundamental source of the contentious subject under review. This bar forms at intervals during the year and at one time was opened by the settlers As a drainage Board who when necessary set to work with scoops and cleared a Channel. With a View however to simplifying the task representations were made to the government to provide a scheme whereby the process could be managed by mechanical Means. In due time a system of flood Gates was erected but it is the position of these Gates that now Calls Forth comment. The Gates it is con tended instead of Clearing the flood water now retard its Progress and pre vent the scour of the bar. This of a ours causes a backing up of the water which then returns and floods the properties in its path. As an illustration of what was occurring the party were shown at or. Burvill s property a Drain which he had Cut also flood Gates erected by him on his own account. The effect caused was that the water was 2ft. 2in. Higher on the sea Side than on the land Side. At Ber s property the water had risen to the level of the floor of his barn in which was stocked a Quantity of Pota toes. To illustrate the result of what the opening of the bar meant a working Bee of 20 settlers with teams of horses and two scoops during ? the afternoon Cut a Channel through the bar and immediately after the party observed the water receding at a rapid rate. The remedy is thus. Obvious but the impracticability of it is such that to Render it effective the work would have to be per formed fortnightly. It was pointed out however that if the flood Gates were erected three Miles further up than their present position several streams would enter the main one below the Gates. This would set up a Good flow which would automatically scour the bar and re lease the water a work now being per formed by manual labor. The general Contention of the settlers is that some one has blundered by the erection of the Gates in their present position and the party were induced to admit after the illustrations Given that this be Lief bore some evidence of truth. With the evidence now before them Al though of an incomplete nature it was readily seen that there was ground for complaint but in order to Render their convictions Morie decisive and be fore passing final judgment it was Felt that another trip out must by made next time As stated to the Inlet. The party returned to town just on Tea time fully satisfied that a profitable and interesting afternoon had been spent. Comiotes results of competitions. The Competition season of Lite Albany Golf club which started Over a Mouth ago has so far been attended by favor Able weather. Not for Many years have the links been in such Fine play ing condition and the form All round has been Good. Saturday afternoon is the time fixed for matches and As rain has not interfered with any engagement the programme has been car ried out to Date. The marked Quality of one competitor Lias however practically decided the ultimate Possession of two of the most important trophies offered. Or. A. E. Burt from a Handi Cap of 12, has returned the winning card on four out of the last five Satur Days. He finished one up in the first of the series of five bogey matches and in the second event halved with the redoubtable colonel. He won a Flag com petition by still having a drive after completing the 18 holes and last Satur Day took the second medal match with the Fine Gross score of 83. With his Handicap deducted his performance bettered bogey by five strokes and he is thus in the fortunate position of attaining every golfer s ambition to better his Mark. The Only other com petition played the first medal match was won. By a s. Faulkner who just played his Handicap. Outside the matches a trophy is offered by or. M. L. Anderson for the Best collective performance of the sea son. Points of 3, 2 and 1 Are allotted in order to the first three men finishing and tie state of this Competition necessarily reflects the form displayed Gene rally. The Points so far gained for the Anderson trophy Are As follow first e. Burt 3 t. Hark Ness 2 t. S. Merfield 2. Flag . E. Burt 3 i. Reid 2 h. Leishman 1. First s. Faulkner 3 t. Merfield 2 a k. Holmes l second . E. Burt 3 L. Anderson. 2 t. Harkness a c. Vaug Han and or. Johnson 1 each. Second e. Burt 3 f. W. Lek 2 a h. Shannon and b. B. Hol Mes 1 each. e. Burt 12 t. S. Mel Field t. Harkness and a s. Faulkner 3 each j. Reid f. Lek. R. R. Holmes. 2 each h. Leishman. A. O. Vaughan. A h. Shannon and or. Johnson � each. Forest fires in Scotland. As on 1 red in Scot and. In Forest which threat ent Tion Boyne a famous d. Resort. Troops were called out Aiu a Tousand beaters were engaged. Finally lot Gie Tanar ordered that the Aboyne Deer Forest should be fired and saved Aboyne by holding up the oncoming i Glentana fire. Ten thousand animals were toasted to death
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