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IMPERIAL PATRIOTIC FUND. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 9 January 1900
IMPERIAL PATRIOTIC FUND. Up to yesterday afternoon thg Mayor had received £386 10s 9d towards the Mansion House or Impsrial patriotic fund, the amounts that have come in since the last acknowledgement in our columns being as under: Already acknowledged .. £282 5 9 "Epping" . .............. . 2 2 0 Richard Green ............ 50 0 0 H. S. Gleadow ........... 11 0 G. Muirhead ............ 0 6 0 Law, Duncan, and Co ..... 2 2 0 John Williams ....... . 2 2 0 R. M. Collins ............. 22 0 Per "Examiner" ........... 44 5 0 R. H. Alde:d ............. O0 5 0 Total .......... £386 10 9 A correspondent writing from Bur nie on Saturday says:-"The patriotic fund has got a splendid start here, and about £30 has been collected."
THE WAR FUND. TOTALS £500,000. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 9 January 1900
THE WVAR FiUND. TOTALS £500,000. Subscriptions to the war fund con tinue to come to hand at the Mansion House, The Lord Mayor (Right HIon. A. J. Newton) has acknowledged the receipt of sums to the total amount of £500,000. A fund started, by the London "Daily Telegraph" amounts to £100,000, while the proprietors of the "Daily Mail" have received. £00,000 by the sale of Mr. Rudyard Kipling's poem, "The Absent-minded Beggar."
FUTURE POLICY. USE OF ARTILLERY. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 9 January 1900
FUTURE FOLICY. USll OF ARTILLERY. Reuter declares that as the result of a conference the generals have decided to give the artillery more work in the future. It will be used to the utmost in orde: to domoralise the Boers before' the infantry is sent into action. Consequent upon the adoption of this policy, it is considered that future battles will last days instead of hours. (Continued next page.)
GENERAL FRENCH'S FORCE. SEVENTY MEN LOST. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 9 January 1900
GENERAL FRENCIH'S FORCE. SEVENTY MEN LOST. Major-General French, who has been doing such good work in the Colesberg district, reports that four companies of the First Battalion of the Suffolk Regi ment nocturnally attacked a distant 1ill. The enemy sounded the British order "Retire," and Colonel Watson, who had just been wounded, and three-fourths of the Suffolks retreated, but the re mainder held their ground until out numbered. Seven officers and 63 rank and file were captured by the enemy, but Gene ral French declares that the situation is unchanged; as the First Battalion of the Essea Regiment had replaced the Suffolks.
CURRENT TOPICS. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 9 January 1900
Ministerial.--The Chief Secretary (Hon. G. T. Collins) was in attendance at the Ministerial-room, Post Office, yesterday forenoon, and received a de putation on tariff matter. The Minis ter was also interviewved by other gentlemen on departmental matters, and transacted a fair amount of busi ness. Mr. Collins went to Hobart by the express. The Premier (Hon. N. E. Lewis) will visit Devonport on the 24th to open the new Town Hall. English Mails.-The R.M.S. Rome, with the English mails on board dated December 8, arrived at Adelaide at 1 p.m. yesterday. The Tasmanian por tion is expected to arrive by the steamer Pateen~ to-morrow. River Trip.-The Agnes, under char ter to the Milton Hall Club, will run a river trip on Thursday evening, when there will be a good moon and full tide. Ordination Service at Deloraine. The ordination service of Mr. John Hayes will be held in St.. Mark's, Delo raine, to-morrow, at 10.30 a.m. In the afternoon at 3 o'clock a meeting, to be held in the rectory gro...
CABLE MESSAGES. TASMANIAN PRESS ASSOCIATION—COPYRIGHT. RUSSIA IN ASIA. MOVEMENTS OF TROOPS. LONDON, Jan. 8. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 9 January 1900
GABLE MESSAGES. ý/MllE2ai 1 AiOý1fAMTION-COPYIGHT'. RUSSIA IN ASIA; MOVEMENTS OF TROOPS. LONDON, Jan. 8. A declaration which, in view of re cent published statements, is of a re assuring nature, was made a few days ago by the Czar of Russia to the British Ambassador at St. Petersburg, Sir Charles Scott. It had been reported that Russian reinforcements were being sent from Odessa to the Far East with all pos sible speed. "Thel Times" published a telegram from its correspondent at Vienna stating that Russian troops were being drafted from Turkestan in the direction of Afghanistan. The correspondent added that although no immediate action by Russia was antici pated Great Britain would be wise not to accept any further drafts of troops from India for South Africa. Another statement on the subject came from the "Standard," which asserted that 60,000 Russian troops would shortly be pushed on towards the Afghan frontier, and that meantime Russian ollicers from garrison towns in Central Asi...
CITY COUNCIL. Monday, January 8. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 9 January 1900
CITY COUNCIL. Monday, January 8. Present-The mayor (Alderman Pan ton), Aldermen S. J. Sutton, P. M'OCrackan, D. Storrer, C. Russen, R. J.-Sadler, J. W. Pepper, and R. H. Price. Assessment Roll. The assessment roll for the city and suburbs was adopted. Mr. .Sadler drew attention to the necessity for more watering on. the Wellington road, as to which he had re ceived complaints that the carts now never went beyond Howick-street. The Mayor said orders had been issued that the outlying streets were not to be watered while the residents of the higher levels had to go short in regard to their domestic supply. Mr. Sadler-This is news to me. I .thought we had the best supply of water in the colonies. The Mayor-240 gallons a head for each man, woman, and child, so the superintendent tells me. Mr. Sadler moved that the area of the town to be watered be extended'. Mr. Russen seconded the motion, and endorsed what Mr. Sadler had said. The dust on the Wellington road was often very dense, and no...
STOCK SALES. HOBART, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 9 January 1900
STOCK SALES. HOBART, Monday. The following sales were effected at the slaughter-yards to-day: By Messrs. Roberts and Co.-From. El wick-6"bullocks and steers, £13 5s to £8 17s; 8 cows, £7 15s. From Stanley 7 steers, £12 2s Gd to £8 8s Gd. From Bentley-10 bullocks, £13 10s to £10 17s Gd. From Deloraine---10 steers, £9 5s to £8 O1s. From Scottsdale--1 steers, £8 17s 6d to £8 5s. From Huon road Steer, £8 17s 6d; cow, £7. From Lovely Bank-7 Devon cows, £7 17s Gd to £7 15s. From Elpping-83 Merino wethers, 12s to Ils Gd. From Partridge Island-27 lambs, 12s to lie 3d. From Clairmont-Hoggets, lOs Gd; 20 lambs, 11s 9d to lls 3d; 21 mixed Merinoes, ils; crossbred ewes, 14s 3d. From Daisy Bank-Crossbred ewes, 16s 3d; 60 lambs, 12s 9d to uls 3d. From Howrah -Crossbred ewes, 13s 3d to 13s. From Glebe Farm-Crossbred ewes, lis Od; lambs, 11s. From Glen Ayre-29 lambs, lls.3d to lls; 40 crossbred ewes, 14s to 12s 9d. From Lotie Farm--52 lambs, 11s 3d. From La Belle Alliance-Crossbred ewes, 16s to 13s...
WOOL SALES. MELBOURNE, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 9 January 1900
WOOL SALES. MELBOURNE, Monday. The wool sales were resumed this after noon, when two firms of selling brokers met buyers, with catalogues aggregating about 5400 bales. The tone of the market was rather flat, and withdrawals were numerdus. Compared with the closing rates of last year, the prices for Merino wool were unchanged. Crossbreds, how '-ever, were very irregular, and low, coarse crossbred decidedly easier. The wool sales w?ro reopened to-day by Dalgety and Company, Limited, who sub mitted a large and representative cata logue. There was a full attendance of buyers, and for all Merino wools com petition was good and prices unchanged; but a very irregular market prevailed -for crossbred wools, particularly medium and inferior descriptions, and prices for these. were _d to Id lower. Over 3000 bales were sold at prices ranging up to 160d for greasy Merino fleece, 15d for pieces, 121d for bellies, and 261,d for scoured Merino. F. M'Donald's clip, from Logan, Bothwell, realised up ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 9 January 1900
Florists and Seedamen, j 'IMPORTANT NOTICE TO ORCHARD- tt .IBTS, FRUITGROWERS, & FARMERS. B?LACK1WELL'S PATE'iNT MUSSEL SCAILE BLIG?iT 8iiS E .lFI0 IS NOW IN THE MARKET. This is a certain remedy for Mussel Blight, and a most excellent fertiliser for apple, pear, and other fruit trees, and has great curative effect on Fire Blight on Pear Trees. d NOTICE. It is now too far advanced in the season to apply this remedy successfully. MANUFACTURERS-- I BLACKWELL BROS., WYNYARD. Shipping UNION LINE OF STEAMERS IAUNCESTON TO MELBOURNE. *PATEENA 'Ihurs. Jan. 11. j 9 am. PATEENA I Tues. Jan. 16. 2 p.m. .The tender Centennial will leave the wharf at 2 p.m. to convey passengers to Rosevears free of charge. MELBOURNE TO LAUNCESTON. PATEENA t Tues, j Jan. 9. Noon. PATEENA , Sat. Jan. 13. 1 3 p.m. 1 Return tickets available for six months, and for return by Coogee if required. LAUNCESTON TO STRAHAN. WAREATEA T Thurs. I Jan. 11. WAREATEA I Mon. | Jan. 15. i LAUNCESTON TO SYDNEY. WAKATIPU I T...
NEWS IN BRIEF. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 9 January 1900
IEWS 2N BRIEF. The war fund totals £500,000. The Boers have reoccupied Dor drecht. Prince's Square fountain badly needs renovation. The "Daily Mail's" Kipling war fund totals £60,000. German steamer General has been re leased at Aden. 2140 shillings contributed to our "Tommy Atkins" fund. Custom returns at Launceston last week totalled £2220 11s. Thero was a blank sheet at the Police Court yesterday morning. The London "Daily Telegraph's" war fund totals x£100,000. Mine manager Richards leaves the Silver Queen for Broken I-ill. South Tlharsis mill resumed running yesterday and is working splendidly. Tiho nlow Devouport Town Hall is to be opened by tle iolnemier on the 2,4th. Over £380 has been paid to the Mayor towards the imperial patriotic fund. The Police Magistrate reappointed chairman of the Court of General Ses sions. Recent rains have greatly benelited the potato crops on the North-West Coast. Lord Edward COicil is suffering from fever, but was not wounded, as re ported. Mr. ...
INTERCOLONIAL. TASMANIAN PRESS ASSOCIATION—COPYRIGHT. WRECK OF A STEAMER. MELBOURNE, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 9 January 1900
INTERCOLONIAL. TASMANIAN PRESS ASSOCIATIONM COPYRIGHT. WRECKi OF A STEAMER. MELBOURNE, Monday. Six men came ashore at Townsville in the captain's gig and reported that the steamer Queen Christina, John Breaks, master, was ashore on Lihon Reef, 230 miles beyond Barrier Rccf. The party consisted of the second mate (Mr. Chapman), fourth engineer, two firemen, and two sailors. The mate reports that the vessel was on a voy age from Shanghai to Newcastle. Leaving Shanghai on December 4, the vessel came down through the Caroline Islands, and when about 500 miles from Townsville an east-south-east gale, which increased to a hurricane, was met with. On December 23 the ship struck Lihon Reef, and to all ap pearances became a total wreck, there being 5ft. of water in all the four holds, the engine-room only being kept dry by a donkey pump continuously worked. Lights were burned and rockets sent up at night and signals of distress were flown by day, but at tracted no attention. There were :32 m...
OUTRAGE IN CHINA. OFFICALS DEGRADED. LONDON, Jan. 8. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 9 January 1900
'OUTRAGE IN CHINA. OFFICALS DEGRADED. LONDON, Jan. 8. Another attack on a mission station, ending in a painful tragedy, was re Dorted from China a few days ago. The scene of the outrage was the district of i ingyin, in the province of Shantung, on the north-east coast of China, where the Rev. Mr. Brooks, of the Church Missionary Society, had established a station. A party of rebels, known locally as the "Boxers," raided the station. They killed the native Christians whom they found on the establishment, and subsequently at tacked the mission house and murdered Mr. Brooks. All the officials of the district have now been degraded by the Tsung-li Yamen.
MANAGERS' REPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 9 January 1900
MANAGERS' REPORTS. Amalgamated West Tasmania, Beacons field, Jan. 6-During the past fortnight the main shaft has been timbered 15ft., and the opening set of timber put in. There is yet. 12ft. to sink, and will take about 15 days to complete the contract. Mount Lyell, Gornmanston, Dec.. 27 Progress report for week:-lfine-No. 4 level, S.D., No. 1 eng. shaft, 75f t., stopes Producing fair grade ore. No. 5 level, main crosscut-Extended 7ft., total 129ft. *No. 5 level, N.D.--Extended 2ft., total 610ft. No. 5 level, stopes-Producing fair grade ore. No. 6 level, S.D.-Extended 5ft., total 43ft. Block 13/86-Prospecting tunnel, N.D.-Extended 3ft., total 258ft. Surface work--Nos. 0, 3, 2, 2a, and 3b benches-Removing overburden. Nos. 2, 2a, 3, and 3a benches-Breaking ore for smelters. Railway-Queenstown station yard-Earthworks for extra sidings in pro gress. Strahan extension-Regatta Point terminus - Maintenance cottages nearly completed; water service reticulation finished; excavations for eng...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 9 January 1900
Chock full of ood points . N . ... .. -j. BUSINESS DIRECTORY. -·I ARCHITECTS, Etc. A. HAROLD MASTERS-Architect.. etc., AM.P. Ohambers, Cameron-street, AUCTIONEERS. R. W. MACKENZIE, 59 George-street, sell ing Stock, Stations, Farms, etc. BOOT WAREHOUSE. T. BOYD, Glasgow House, 143 Charles-s', Large stock kept. BAKER. W. INNOCENT, Baker, Pastrycook, and Confectioner, 75 Wellington Real. BREWERS. J. BOAG AND SON-Esk Brewery. SCOTT AND GRIFFITHS-Tamar Brewery BUILDERS. J. T. FARMILO, Timber Merchant and Builder, Steam Saw and Moulding Mill' BUTCHERS. DAVID REES-Cheap Cash Butcher, 110 Wellington-street. 1G. KING AND SON, Butchers, 119 Charles street. J. HARRIS, Wholesale and Retail Butchers 50 George-st. and 279 Brisbane-st. .. SCOTT & GRIFFITHS .*. WILL GIVE THE SUM OF ONE (1) PENNY A BOTTLE ON ALL THEIR ALE, STOUT, & LAGER BIER CONSUMED FROM 1st JANUARY, 1900, UN 'IL PEACE IS DECLARED IN SOUTH AFRICA. PROCEEDS WILL BE GIVEN TO THE TAS MANIA2N PATRIOTIC FUND HELD AT THE...
TELEGRAPHIC SHIPPING. January 8. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 9 January 1900
TEL.GEGAIPHIC SHIPPING. January 8. Tamar Heads.-Arrived-12.45 p.m., Le mael, sch., from Strahan; 1.50 p.m., Yam Imcoona, s., from King Island via the N.W. Coast. Iiobart.-Arrived-7th, 5.15 a.m., H.M.S. Lizard, from Sydney. Salled--6th. 8.35 p.m., Monowni, a., for Melbourne; 8th, 3 p.m., Mabinapua, s., for Strahan; noon, Harry Wood, kt, for ISast Coast. Burnio.-Arrived-7th, 10.30 p.m., Yams bacoona, s., from King Island; 8th, 6 a.m., Helen Nicoll, s., from Adelaide; 1.10 p.m., Meoinderry, s., from West Devonport; 4.40 p.m., Penguin, s., from West Devonport. Sailed-7.46 a.m., Yambaecoona, s., for Launceston via ports; 3.15 p.m., Meein derry, s., for Strahan via Stanley. West Devonport.-Arrived--3.14 Lm., Meeinderry, s., from Strahan; 4.15 a.m., Penguin, s., from Hobart via Strahan; 4.20 a.m., Koonya, s., from Sydney; 10.45 a.m., Yambacoona, s., from King Island via Burnie. Sailod-7 a.m., Kittawa, s., for Bulli; 10.25 a.m.,. Meeinderry, a., for Strahan; 11.30 a.m., Yambacoona, s., for ...
SHIPPING. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 9 January 1900
SHIPPING, ~-- ? ? High Water.-To-day, 7.7 a.m., 7.21 p.m., .o-morrow, 7.47 a.m., 8.13 p.m. Moon.-Full moon, 16th inst., 5h. 7min. 36sec. a.m. Last quarter, 24th ins., 9h. 58min. 54sec. a.m. New moon, 31st inst., lih. 22min. 36sec. a.m.
COASTAL STEAMERS. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 9 January 1900
COASTAL STEAMERS. Inwarrd.-To-day, Star, s., expected from the Straits islands. Warrentinna, s., from Hobart via the East Coast, due early. To morrow, Wareatea, s., due from Strahan early. Thursday, Amy, s., from. the N.W. Coast ports, due at 4.30 p.m. Outward. - To-day, Yambacoona., s., leaves at 7 p.m. for King Island via the N.W. Coast ports; Dorset, s., for the N.W. Coast ports, leaves at 7 p.m. To morrow, Warrentinna, s., for Hobart via the East Coast ports, leaves at noon. Thursday, Wareatea, s., leaves for Strahan. Friday, Amy, s., for the N.W. Coast ports, leaves at 7 p.m. TDevonport, bk..-This Launceston-owned vessel is expected to arrive at Warrnam bool, Victoria, this week with a cargo of timber from New Zealand. Eddystone. - A steamer bound south passed Eddystone Point at 9.30 a.m. yester day. Helen Nicoll, s.. arrived at Burnle yes terday morning from Adelaide with `800 bales of cornsacks. She loads a cargo of cats at Devonport for Geelong, Victoria. John Lewis, kt., le...