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Derby News.

(From Our Own Correspondent).

Derbv. Ausrust 1

The Koolinda arrived from Wynd ham ou Saturday and loaded a cargo of wool for Fremantle. Constable Far ' rell returned from Wyndham where

he had been in «connection with the case of the alleged murder of a native named Adam, alias Meegunning. The various witnesses as well as Mr. A. J. (Ted) Baker, who was found not guilty, were also aboard. On tue ar rival of the Koolinda at Derby, Pad dy Woodcock, a man recently employ ed at the oil bore at Poole Bange, sued his late employers O. Odgaard, in respect "of wages and overtime. Mr. Forbes, solicitor of Broome, was foi the defendant and secured the decís ion for him with costs of £19/15/ against complainant.

While in port the Koolinda played a cricket match against the town losing by 4 runs only. The town team was very weak, and' only managed te compile 40, 10 of which were sundries Field made top score with 13. and G William, 9, was nest.

Over 300 head of cattle were ship ped from Jubilee and The Spring' Stations. Passengers from Derby foi Fremantle included Mr. Ben Copley Mrs. Melrose and Master Don Mel


On Friday night a dance át th« local hall was held. Judging by tb«

row a right royal evening was soient Mr. W. Byers left by car on a toui through the Kimberleys.

Dr. Hodge, R.M., who quly steppe« off the Koolinda at 1,30 p.m., wa¡ early in harness again, as the sam« afternoon he tried the case of Wood cock v. Odgard. Mr. Alec. Thompson Mrs. Thompson and Miss June Thomp son are in town for a brief stay. Witl them is Mr. Harry Bannon of Napiei


The Centaur from south with gen eral cargo arrival on Monday. Over 500 head of cattle from Go-Go were shipped.

The tricket match between Broom« and Derby was played on Sunday 24th ult., and this year resulted in ¡ win for Derby by three wicket.1 Broome'* first " innings closed for 6« ;iud Derby's for 106. In the second in nings' Brqpme compiled 107. lea vin; Derby 69 to get to win, which the; managed with the loss of seven wick ets. The ladies kindly supplied aftei noon tea, and in the evening the vis itors were entertained at a «limier b,

the home club.

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