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CRICKET. English Team Fixtures. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 13 December 1907
CRICKET. English Team Fixtures. The following is a complete list of the fixtures in which the English team wift take part : December 14, 16, 17 and 18. AUSTRALIA (FIRST TEST). at Sydney. December 20, 21, 23, and 24. Victorian Team, at South Melbourne December 26, 27 and 28.-Eighteen of Bendigo, at Bendigo. January 1, 2, 3, and 4.-AUSTRA- LIA (SECOND TEST), at Mel- bourne. January 10, ¡ll, 13, and 14. AUSTRALIA (THIRD TEST) at Adelaide. January 18, 20, and 21.-Tasmania at Launceston. January 24, 25 and 27.-Tasmania, at Hobart. January 31, February . 1, 3, and 4.-Victoria, at Melbourne. February 7, 8, 10, and ll.-AUS TRALTA (FOURTH TEST), at Mel- bourne. ? February ll, 15, 17, and 18.-Now j South Wales, at Sydney. ! February 21, 22, 24, and 25. AU SIR ALIA (FIFTH TEST), at Sydney. February 29, March 2, 3, and 4. South Australia, at Adelaide. March 12, 13, 14, and 16.-Western Australia, at Perth. March 16.-Leave Frceniantlc for England. .A- ?
THE TURF [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 13 December 1907
THE TURF Avernus was picked ly-"Sirdar" , to win tho Deccml)er Stakes at tho Q.T.C. . Meeting on Saturday.^but was not among tho placed horses. Another northern horse, -Titbits, was nominated in the Hyde Plato, but his mime was not mentioned in the first three. ?? ? -. . ? A vernus . .was among the-nomina- tions'for Jthe Toombul^-Plate and Final Handicap to bo run ¡at the Q.T.C. concluding day to-morrow, and Titbits Vas nominated for the latter event. Ths Sandgate Handicap to bo run also to-morrow,, will ? IHJ tho principal , event. In :'»this - nice Avernus has been weighted nt 8.9. « . . . . Seal Rock, a-half brother by San Francisco' to Apologue* hos arrived in Sydney, anti has (taken up his quarters at Earnshaw's. He was ac- companied by a yearling half sister to the New 2Jenland Cup winner'Scot- ty (by Seaton Delavol). This filly is also in Earnshaw's charge, but will not bo put on tho active'list for some time. ? " V ..-The welI-ksio\\in owner of thorough- breds,-Mr. F. C.-Fox...
THE RIFLE IRVINEBANK V. HERBERTON. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 13 December 1907
THE RIFLE IRVINEBANK V. HERBERTON. Our Irvinebank correspondent wri iws:-A team of riflemen journeyed to Herberton to have a friendly shoot over the new-range. Thc scoring wus poor. The range is a good one, an.l some gbod scoring will be put up at tho D.C.Ii, shoot. Tho marking wus excellent, and, Captain. Jones, ns range officer kept th ngs going. Following, arc the scores, XO men aside, 8 best scores to count: 'IRVINEBANK. 200 500 600 ttl. Joe Murrane ......... 30 31. 30 91. P. Murrana .........V..... 31 28 29 88 J. Venables ............... 29 31. 27 87 Vf: Kiernan 28 27 .30 83 W. "Warner («apt. ) ... . 27 30 27 84 A. Marsh" >..I........ 29 30 22 81 G. Speed. 22 29 26 77 C. Keys ..'. 21 27 26 74 Total ..".. 007 i . H: Smith .72, was counted-out. I HERBERTON. A". Gower : ..."..~i...., 30; 29. 26 83 Bagnall . . 28 29 25 82 P. J. Smith" . 28. 30 24 82 L. Evans ^....;l.."..... 30 29 r23 82 ' Mazlin .30- 30 22 S2 Deickc /. 23 "SO 27 80 F. Hinton ..;.20 -27 >32 79 Jones (Capt.) .*...
CHRISTMAS CRICHET. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 13 December 1907
CHRISTMAS C1ÚCI1ET. in 'this connection,. arrangements ; have now. been; completed with the^ i Wcgtcrn »Cairns District Cricket As-' [ sociatioh to play two teams reprc-7 ; senting that Association during thu j Christmas holidays. Thc teams will Í arrive hero by thc afternoon's train. ? Tuesday, the 24th inst*ant. The visi ' tors' will be entertained by the loch.' association at a smoke concert at thc Palace Hotel thc - evening they urrivej; Christmas day' thc Western- ers will put out two teams of equal strength to play two Cairns-teams arranged on asimilar basis. On lloxing Day a return match; will bc played " . by a local first cloven with a Western Association, jírs-t team on No. 1 wicket. Cairns will niso put out a. second eleven to piny the visiting second clevwi-on / No. 2 wicket the same day. On Friday tho 27th December, the visitors will. be entertained' by way of a marine excursion to Green Island. In order that the'two teams selected to vc. present" ' thc,local- Associati...
THE MAIL CONTRACT. BRISBANE, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 13 December 1907
' THE MAIL CONTRACT. ^BRISBANE, Thursday. At thc'meeting of thc ;Chambor of' Commerce ?to-day, after- discussion,' it «vas resolved to bring undcr""thc not- ice "of tho . ' Ssatc Uovc-rnment the correspondence received'' by thc Clin m ber from the Queensland Federal re orescntnlives on ¡the subject of thc mail contract with n : \iew to cow veying to-the Government the-desi vability of .Queensland nob "being compelled &lt; to pay-more than-a fair share of thc mail subsidy..
LANDS TOUTS. BRISBANE, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 13 December 1907
LANDS TOUTS. BRISBANE, Thursday It transpires that the late Minister &nbsp; for Lands, just before he gave up of- &nbsp; fice, appointed Temple Clerk, an offi- cer of thc Inquiry Bureau, to be a land agent to induce settlers to come from New South Wales. The appoint- ment was a temporary one, and Clerk will confine his operations to Coota- mundra. Prior to the expiration, in October last, of his agreement with the late Government, Mr. Pulsford, the South ern land agent, received a retaining fee to canvass New South Wales for settlers.
TELEGRAMS. JEALOUS CABMAN. SHOOTS EX-POLICEMAN. TOWNSVILLE, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 13 December 1907
TELEGRAMS. JEALOUS CABMAN. SHOOTS EX-POLICEMAN. &nbsp; TOWNSVILLE, Wednesday. A somewhat sensational shooting case occurred at West End this morn- ing, Michael McKie, aged 68 years, a well-known cabman, arrived home after a late theatre engagement, and saw a man leaving the vicinity of his wife's bedroom. &nbsp; In consequence of suspicion previ- ously existing, McKie, who was arm- ed with a shot-gun, fired. &nbsp; The retreating figure proved to be Thomas Skelly, an ex-policeman, who received the contents in the leg. He was taken to the hospital this morn- ing. &nbsp; McKie, on being questioned by the police, admitted the shooting. He &nbsp; was arrested for shooting with intent to do grievous bodily harm.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 14 December 1907
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General News. A RAISIN INDUSTRY. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 14 December 1907
General News. A RAISIN INDUSTRY. ' An. attempt, was rerently made to start the raisin industry in'Quccns land.. "A.. settler, in thc 'central dis- trict" obtained ; about 6000 vino' cut- tings, "inçludings 2000 cuttings'from, South. Australia, .and thc oiücials of ' .the- Department of Agriculture ren-i derod good service with advice. Thc ¡ trial has not^ been a success, how- ever, .as few " of thc cuttings have I taken root,, and thc department sug I gest that thev- advico about planting I was not followed. Tho incident is regrettable, as much was hoped' from thc start to bc ~ivcn to the industry in Central Queensland, which is well adapted to the growth of this vari- ety *of. grapes. - , -
FREE EVERY MONTH. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 14 December 1907
FREE EVERY MONTH. - Every day in thc month, Until fur- ther notice I will give a numbered ticket with every purchase made at my Drug Store, which will entitle the holder to a chance of gaining a val- uable gift. December prizes are: 1st, Set carvers ; 2nd, Cruet ; 3rd, Jam Dish. Winning numbers in lo- cal pai>ers and in window first day of each month. Winning numbers, November competition :-1st, 5135 i, 2nd, 5054'; 3rd, 1469. (Drawn by W. Barnwell, E«|.)- lennon. Chem- ist (By exnminntion), Abbott St. (next Draper's}, Cairns.
EDUCATION AND DEMOCRACY [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 14 December 1907
EDUCATION AND DEMOCRACY, Mr. Mackie, principal of thc Syd- ney Training. College, in remarking upon the success of tho training sys- tem for teachers,, observed, in rela- tion to the geioral syatem of educa- tion herc ;-" It soeins to-me that South Wales I'B not permanently tho very central sed system of Kew compatible with the démocrate form of government. Popular control must eventually develop. Probably tho first step will bc to place the caro of the. school buildings in the hands of the shire councils. . Many of the unpainted and rather untidy buildings, would then give placo to more worthy structures. The public attitude, however, seems somewhat I'lukewarm . at present. Democracy ; has hardjy yet realised how import- ant a mâtter an adequate system of ! education is to ila very existence, lt muflt: como" -to. ? - - widoratoLnct ^ iha.t> to^ ' day "education is something moro latían instruction." . . -
SHIPPING HORSES. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 14 December 1907
^HIPPJNG .HORSES. - '. It hus-been found,/that.thc safest way" tb ship, horses is to leave them loose together with partitions of ¿ny kind. Horses very quickly find their sea legs " on board a ship. . Tho plan is not. new, as .Mr. Rutherford, of Kelso, shipped horses in that fas- hion* nearly fifty ycars'_ago. sijnpjy tying thc horses up by the head'. This was brought borne to him after a rough trip of a mob of horses Jic had sent to New Zealand;. ¿
TELEGRAPHIC SERVICE. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 14 December 1907
?TELEGRAPHIC., SERVICE^ Tho telegraphic - service is : still , suf- fering from chronci inertia; messages lodged in Brisbune at 9-or 10o'clock this (Tuesday) morning lia ve not nr rivèa in . Charters Towers yet, states the "Telegraph." Cablegrams which left Tendon at an early hour this morning' and arrived in. Brisbane ab- out .8 or 9 o'clock, are stuck', in the Brisbane telegraph office and will reach the Towers somewhere about midnight, lt took them, a few min- utes' to come Irom London to Biis bane. lt takes them nearly twenty four hours to'eenie from Brisbane to Charters Towera. On of these day.s the ? authorities will find themselves going heavenward, arid-they will won- der what hus blown .thcin up.. .
CRICKET. THE FIJIAN TEAM. BRISBANE, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 14 December 1907
CRICKET. THE FIJIAN TEAM. BRISBANE. Thursday. Thc Queensland Cricket Association at their meeting tooday, reconsidered the proposals made for a visit of the Fijian cricketers to Brisbane ? for a match on January 1st and 4th. Is was decided to offer 50 per cent, of the gross takings and to divide the profit made l:y tho Association after paving expenses out of its half of the takings. / ' ? As an alternative, it was decided to toffcr 55 per cent, of the gross tak-, fogs. '. :.' ?. ? ;|
Produce Report. THE BRISBANE MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 14 December 1907
Produce Report." THE'BRISBANE MARKETS. " Thc following report was- received hy the last mail by ft local firm from i Brisbane'-?., . Maize.-Contraiy to'" all ~ expecta- tions, this line is very linn, and to- day prime quality cannot ? be secured under 5Skldpx.o.b. It ; seemsiat "tho market,^ where prices, range. froin 4s 4d .to 4s 6d: With the recent ra ns ?irli. "speculation has ceased, and mer- chants are only buying on the hand io ..mouth principle. There . is. plenty of . South! African,. : jnaiz© oßering, which .would; cost about,.4s 4d duty paid c.i.f. Brisbane^ but even at this price merchants are not inclined" to speculate, .as they expectlower, val- uta in'.tho near future. There.are no stocks held hero to any extent, and supplies are only limited, so it seems that present values of maize will hold until ' the new crop comes forward, which will not be until late January or early .February. Farmers arc vnrj bu^y planting, arid have every confid-; once of ' the market '-conti...