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"GAZETTE" NOTIFICATIONS. HOBART, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 9 January 1900
"GAZETTE" NOTIFICATIONS. HOBART, Monday. The migration returns show the ar rivals for the year to be 24,959, and de partures 20,S05. Rev. W. I-I. Bow, Launceston, is registered as an officiating minister of the Presbyterian Church. Public offices at Launceston are to be closed on February 7 and 8, from noon, on the occasion of the summer meeting of the Tasmanian Turf Club. The appointment of Hen-ry Reid as provisional lieutenant in the Tas. manian I.R. has been approved. A commission in the Tasmanian I.R. is granted to John Cameron, attached for duty with the Church Grammar School Cadet Corps, Launceston. The Court House, Scottsdale, is to be a Court of Revision for the electoral district of Ringarooma. Mr. Archibald Grubb has been ap pointed an ollicer of Customs at Stanley. A certificate of competency as master has been granted to James Sydney, of Dunedin. Messrs. Samuel IIawkes and John Simpson have been appointed members of. the Mount Cameron Water-race Board. Messrs. Stephen Ri...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 9 January 1900
Birth, Marriage, Death, Funeral, &nbsp; and In Memoriam Notices. The charge for each insertion of either of the above notices is 3s. if not exceeding one inch (10 lines, or 60 words) ; additional space at same rate. Deaths and Funerals must always appear and be eharge separately. DEATHS. BARRETT.—On the 10th December, at sea, Captain John Horwood Barrett, of cadet ship Illawarra, formerly of Launceston, and brother of Thomas Horwood Barrett, Hagley, Tasmania. BROWN.—On the 7th inst., at the residence of his son-in-law, Mr. A. Galloway (Delo- raine), Jamieson Brown, in his 79th year. FUNERAL NOTICES. The funeral of the late Mr. Jamieson Brown will leave his late residence on Wed- nesday, the 10th, at 3.30, for the Presby- terian Church. Friends are invited to at- tend.—W. C. CAMERON, Undertaker. RETURN THANKS. A. D. White and family wish to return their heartfelt thanks to the many friends for their great kindness, letters of condol- ence, and floral tributes, during their la...
A PEEP AT THE BOER WAR MAKERS. WHO IS REALLY RESPONSIBLE. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 9 January 1900
A PEEP AT THE BOER WAR &nbsp; MAKERS. WHO IS REALLY RESPONSIBLE. An Afrikander, writing to an ex- change, under date Sea Point (Cape Colony), November 6, asks: - Who is really responsible for the war? What are the main factors that have brought about this terrible state of affairs? I make the following statement with- out hesitation, having lived and laboured among the Boers all my life, and knowing the true inwardness of Pretoria and everyone of its ramifica- tions. It was not President Kruger. He has only sullenly acquiesced in extreme measures. The President has greatly aged of late; he is almost decrepit, and suffers from inflamed eyes (tinkered with by various American and local quacks) : he has other physical troubles too. The continual illness of Mrs. Kruger has also weakened him. The eccentricities of his favourite son, Tjaard Kruger, have given him many a bad quarter of an hour. All these things have combined to weaken his once strong character, and since the depart...
CLEARED OUT. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 10 January 1900
CLEARED OUT. Jan. 0-Coogee, s., 1000 tons, F. Carring ton, commander, for Melbourne. Passen. gers:-Saloon-Mesdames A. Phillips, S. J. Welch, Doherty, Quinn, Miller and child, Downes, Mitchell and child, E. Bryant, Mahoney, Martin, M'Leod, Sealey, J. Kelly, Cochran, Mitchell, Gowans; Misses Lilley, 11 Lilley, Mercer, Dwyer, Doherty, Butcher, Downes, Lyndon, Rosser, Myler, Earle, fGowans; Major Edwards; Dr. Courtney; Messrs. A. Phillips, D. C. Lilley, J. Scott, C. H. Smith, J. Leitch, Mahoney, Coebrane, Peck, J. S. Dunbar, Mitchell, J. H. Ander son, W. Shopperd, Gowans, G. Browne, W. Blunn, W. Karton, A. J. Karton, H. Cook, G. Bliushy, H. A. Goddard, T. Blades, J. Kelly, Coulston, Borrodale, Rumpff, J. Dart, L. Tulloch, Stanistreet, A. Purser, G. Gillam, C. Walters, S. James, A. G. Shrimp ton, Berwick, A. F. Dowsett, C. Hamilton, .. Butcher, Chaplin, S. A. Shearer; Master Earle; and 10 in the steerage. Jan. 9-Walkatipu, s., 2000 tons, H. A. G. Morrisby, commander, for Sydney via Eden....
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 10 January 1900
HIGH CLASS BOOTS & SHOES. Don't be misled by the very LOW- S PR1CEID GOODS offered in these days of keen competition; they are the product of C sweating and inferior materials, and can - give but one result-great dissatisfaction. S Our constant aim is to secure wear resisting qualities, plus elegance; and as we buy for spot cash direct from the makers, our position enables us to offer you t THE JE3ST:GOODS AT WHOLESALE RATES. Ladies' Walking Shoes, at 4/11. This is the best value for the money in Tas mania. Ladies' aOne-Bar Shoes, patent front, 5/6. Ladies' Two-Bar Shoes, glace kid, 6/6, 7/11. Ladies' Lace and Button Shoes, real glace - kid, 7/11, 8/6, 9/6. Ladies' Calf Shoes, for strong wear, 5/6, 6/11. Ladies' Evening Shoes, endless variety, 2/6 to 14/6 pair. Ladies' Boots, special line of real glace kid, American made, lace and button, 9/6 to 1816. Elastic-Side Boots, low heel, extra wide, for old ladies. CHILDREN'S BOOTS & SIHOES. This is always a big item in a f...
CHARLOCK SPRAYING EXPERIMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 10 January 1900
CHARLOCK SPRAYING EXPEIJIMENTS. Now that so much attention is be ing paid to the important problem of ridding land of the charlock pest, the following particulars by the eminent professor of agriculture, W. G. Mal den, of some spraying experiments car ried out at Nekfieid (England) Agri cultural College should prove interest ing and instructive. The trials were made with tares and oats, and the results obtained were carefully tested by weighing. Of the tarts, two plots of one square pole each were taken, one being sprayed, the other not. Of the oats, two plots, measuring four square poles each, were taken and similarly treated. When sufficiently ripe the eharlock was pulled, and the quantity of seed carefully estimated. The seeds In half an ounce were " counted, and the number found to be 4570, which was taken as the basis for calculation after weighing the bulk. I Tares sprayed at the rate of 50 gal I Ions of 2 per cent, solution of copper. 1 Total resulting weight of charlock seed...
LARCENY CASE. FOUR CHARGES. SENTENCED IN TWO. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 10 January 1900
LARCENY CASE. FOUR CHARGES. SENTENCED IN TWO. At the Police Court yesterday moirn ing, before Messrs. E. Whitfeld, P.M., and Henry Button, J.P., James M'Dermott, 2G,on remand from Friday, was charged with having on September 1 stolen one diamond glass cutter, valued at £2.10s, from the shop of Luther Holder. He was also ar raigneit on three charges of the lar ceny, between September 9 and Do comber 23, of a quantity of picture mouldings, valued in all at £1 14s, the property of Luther Holder. Superintendent Driscoll conducted the prosecution, and Mr. J. 1-1. Keating appeared for defendant. All the charges were htard together, and the following evidence was taken: Sergeant W. Bain deposed that he visited Mr. Stuart's establishment in George's Lane, off Camer'on-streeet. He found seven pieces of picture mould igs (produced). Some of them he ob tained from, Mr. Weatherhead, an em ployeer at that place. Liuther Holder, a picture frame - maker in St. John-street, said that the glazier's ...
CHAPTER XXXV. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 10 January 1900
CHAPTER XXXV. Horror-struck by the discovery, Ericson drew Dolores away from the secret entrance. They had no need of words. The story proclaimed itself. Whoever had planned this robbery must have had complete knowledge of the old house, and made his way by the secret stair way to its mistress's bedchamber in order to accomplish his crime. In all probability she had awakened at the noise of the opening partition, and he had strangled her for fear of alarm. The work of robbery complete, he had made his return by the same method. Here surmise had to play the part of detective, and prove by inference what was impossibleiof other proof. Dur ing his absence the stairs long unused and probably undermined by damp and decay had fallen away, leaving this huge gap, yawning for the criminal's unsuspecting feet. He had never thought of looking before ' him, but plunged head foremost into the chasm, and either injured or killed himself by the fall. The jewel box had fallen open; its contents lay...
MARINE BOARD. THE MONTHLY MEETING. Tuesday, January 9. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 10 January 1900
MARINE BOARD.. --*-- F THE MONTHLY .MEETING. ( Tuesday, January 9. Present-The Master Warden (Mr. f Gee. Cragg), Wardens R. Green, T. Gunn, R. Carter, A. Evans, R. Gard- f ner, and R. J. Sadler. West Coast Dangers. Mlr. Thos Henderson, Tasmianian manager for the Union Steam. Ship Company, wrote:-In connection with i the recent report by H.M.S. Porpoise. t I beg to annex extract from letter from Captain Harris, of s. Wareatea-"I beg - to drawi your attention, to the fact h:at f the information given by I-.M.S. Por poise is only what I had reported. We e have lo'cated the break, and knew that 9 there was plenty of water round' it. The information we want is the, depth t of water under the break, and whether it is not the Hally Bayley break wilich, according to the chart, bears N. 40ideg. W., 10 miles from the before-mentioned t break. I am of opin:ion that it is the I-Hally Bayley wrongly charted. The SloRop Rocks south of Cape Sorell are well known to be marked on the chart three mil...
COMMERCIAL. ROLPH AND YOUNG, Accountants and Trade Assignees, etc., A.M.P. Society Chambers. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 10 January 1900
COMMERCIAL. ROLPH AND YOUNG, Accountants and Trade Asifgnees, ite., A.M.P. Society Chambers. Among the cargo of the steamer Waka tipu for Sydney via Eden. yesterday were 63 tons of chaff, 14 tons of willows, 10% tons of wheat, 21/2 tons of peas, 45 tons of wool, 18,655 superficial feet of black wood, 37% tons of bark, and 8 tons of straw. The steamer Coogee took to Melbourne yesterday, among other cargo, 395 bags oats, 375 bags bran, 63 bags pollard, 110 bags rye, GO bls wool, and 96 ess of fruit. Messrs. Atthow Bros., Brisbane, report under date January 3 as follows:-The market for fruit and vegetableq was dull. Very little fruit has come forward during the ,holidays. Vegetables are scarce at firmi prices. Apples-American, best, 10s to 14s per case; ditto, new, 5s to 10s; oranges, Italian, 12s to 13s; lemons, local, Gs to 7s Gd per case; mangoes, 4s to Gs Gd per case; plums, 2s 6d to 4s; ditto, large black, 5s to Os; peaches, is to 3s 6d; tomatoes, 6d to is 6d per quarter-case; gra...
BOWLS. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 10 January 1900
110 WL R (By "Leader.") I The interest in the game was well sps i tamied on both greens during the (week, a goodly number turning up to practice every evening, and a few rounds of the club matches-were got through. On the N.T.C.A. green, in. the Handicap Singles, Johnstone beat W. Martin by 21-18. The game at the start was very one-sided, Johnstone scoring 24 points to Martin's 6; but the latter apparently wanted to - have a say in the game, as be gradually gained on Johnstone, and was lying game with three good ones in when last year's champion came along with a beauty and - drew the shot. Martin failed to score in the next end, leaving Johnstone victor, he having scored 33 to 23. D. A. Scott beat Weetman very easily. B The loser at no period of the game showed anything like form. He seemed to be s driving the whole time, Instead of playing f his usual steady game. The game between Rooke and Whitaker was very exciting for two-thirds of the r distance, the scores reading 15 all. Fro...
COMMERCIAL TELEGRAMS. LATROBE, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 10 January 1900
COMMERCIAL TELEGRAMS. LATROBE, Tuesday. The produce market remains about the same, and deliveries are fair for this time of the year. Chaff, oats, and wool are the chief things coming forward. Prifec are:-Oats, is 10d; wheat, 2s; chaff, 37s 6d, bags in; potatoes, £3 10s par ton. SYDNEY, Tuesday. Wheat was firm to-day at from 2s Gd to 2s 61/d; flour, £6 5s to £6 15s; oats, 2s Gd to 2s 61/2d. Chaff-Imported, £3 to £3 10s; local, £3 5s to .£4. Lucerne, £2 15s; potatoes, £2 to £2 10s; onions, £2 15s; Victorian ditto, £3. - MELBOURNE, Tuesday. Wheat was firmer to-day at from 2s 81'd to 2s 9d. The sales include about 4000 bags at 2s 81/2d. Flour sold freely at £6 s5. Algerian oats were stronger, the sales at auction and privately covering nearly 4500 bags, chiefly at from. 2s to 2s id. Stout white oats were scarce at from 2s to 2s 1/d; chaff, firm, 45s to 50s; prime wheaten ditto, 52s Gd; potatoes, 25s to 27s Gd; onions, 45s.
AQUATICS. TAMAR REGATTA. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 10 January 1900
AQUATICS. TAMAR REGATTA. The following crews have been selected to represent the Tamar Rowing Club at the regatta to be held at Stephenson's Bend on February 20:-Senior Fours-H. Maunill (bow), F. Stephens (2), A. Darcey (3), and J. Artis (stroke. Junior Fours W. Dally (bow), J. Baker (2), P. Deane (3), and. B. Wilkinson (stroke). The crews for the maiden races will be chosen in a day or two,
ATHLETIC. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 10 January 1900
AT i L, I F C. In consequence of Wednesday, January 24, being gazetted Anniversary Holiday, the Karoola athletic sports will be held on that day instead of the 26th, as pro viously advertised. Handicaps will ap pear in to-morrow's issue.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 10 January 1900
KANDY KOOLA COUPONS. SPECIAL CHRISTMAS DRAWJING FOR 100 PRIZES. WINNING NUMBERS WILL BE A ER TISJD INRTHE AMUSEMENT COLUMN O 1-15P A2ROJAU Y2,10. HE NEW CENTURY ALPHA hUMMING BIRD CREAM SEPARATOR. This Machine has now a Skimming Capacity of 27ga1. per hour (guaranteed), t ha price being still the same, £13. With the increa ed power no Separator can com mare with it for Cheapness. and the finish is in the well-known manner of the Alpha Mal makers. Every "Alpha Laval" sent out by us is guaranteed, and there is no zild to try and force our business by promising that you may return the plant if you do not jiko it. The "Alpha Laval" has never been beaten in competition by any separator In existence. MSIl.DCH B3ROS., 11.2 Collins-street, Hobart; TASMANIAN DAIRY COMPANY, Sole Agenta for Tasmania. 8 UH A P A Tonic Beverage, jW OLF U Agreeable & Beneficiall MOTHERS SHOULD REMEMBER when selecting an artificial Food for their Babies THREE DISTINCTIVE CHARACTERISTICS OF For INFANTS and ...