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At the Claremont (W.A.) police court, Chas. D. Johnson was sent to gaol for three inontha for cohabitation with a female aboriginal. Johnson is a colored man. Mr. C. F. Gale, Chief Inspector of Westra lian Fisheries, has been selected to fill the position of Chief Protector of Aborigines, in ' place of Mr. Prinsep, who is now in England on retiring leave. A man named Donald Anderson, employed ac3 a. guard on the Millars' Karri and Jarrah : Co.'s line, at Wellington Mills, in the Bun bury district (W.A.) was terribly crushed be tween tho train ot trucks and the siding platform. He died shortly aftor the accid
ent. ? . Walter Hymns, aged 35, licensee of the Oasis Hotel, Mouut Magnet, W.A., was found dead two miles from tho 34-mile woll. His eyes had been picked out by crows. He had start ed for the new rush You and Me, 80 miles away, but feeling ill, turned back, and on the way home wandered into the scrub. A constable and black tracker found the body after a clay's search. A telephone line man named Edward Lewis met his death in a sensational manner on Wednesday morning. He mounted one of tho Electric Power Company's poles to repair a broken lino near Boulder City (W.A.). when his arm came in contact witli one of the live vvires. A sizzling sound was heard, and tho unfortunate man was sc-on hanging to tho wires. A man named Edwards, who was present, rushed away to the telephone to nave tho power out off. lie had e-ono only a few yards when the lifeless body of Lewis dropped to the ground. Tho body was badly burned across tho armpits and about tho face and neck. Deceased, who was 45 years of aget leaves a wFdow and five children^