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SHIPPING. ARRIVALS AND DEPARTURES. LONDON, Jan. 9. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 10 January 1900
ARRIVALS AND DEPARTURES. LONDON, Jan. 9. The following notifications have been posted at Lloyd's: Arrivals.-Prinz Regent Luitpold, s., and Warrnambool, s., from Sydney; Mimi, bh., from Adelaide; IHawkes Bay,. s., from. Wellington; Yarrawonga, s., from 'Sydney; City of B]enares, ship, from Fremantle. Departures.-For Adelaide., Lake Eyrie, bk., fromn New York; River Indus, _ship. For Sydney, Barbarossa, bk.; Mussen, bk. For Wallaroo, Hawker Burg, bh. For Fremantle, Superb, bk., from Newcastle.,
"LADYSMITH SAFE." RECEPTION OF THE NEWS. MELBOURNE, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 10 January 1900
"LADYSMITH SAFE." RECEPTION OF THE NEWS. MELBOURNE, Tuesdhy. The tension felt on the Stock Ex change regarding the fate of Ladysmith was responsible for the exceedingly weak market during the morning. In deed, business was almost suspended, while members discussed the possibility of the truth. of the rumour that a re verse had beei sustained by the be ileaguered British force. During luncheon hour, however, a sudden out burst of cheering from a cluster of Veople assembled on the steps of the Stock Exchange conveyed the idea that definite news had come to hand, and that it was of a favourable nature. Im mediately a rush from all quarters set in towards the building, and the cheer ing became more prolonged when a clerk read a telegram from Adelaide stating a cablegram had been received announcing that Ladysmith was safe.
PRESENTATION AT HOBART. HOBART, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 10 January 1900
PRERSENTATION AT 1-OBART. -HOBART, Tuesday. A pleasing ceremony took place at the Lands Titles Office yesterday after neon, " when a memento of friendship and goodwill was presented by his brother officials to Mr. Robert Percy Doolin, draughtsman of the department. Mr. Dooli~n is a corporal of the Sou thern Tasmanian Artillery Corps, and has been selected as a member of the Tasmanian draft of the second conlin gent about to proceed to the seat of war in South Africa, and holds the rank of corporal. The presentation was made on behalf of the office staff by the Recorder of Titles in appropri ate terms, and Mr. Doolin suitably re plied. All joined in wishing him good luck whiles a soldier of our beloved Queen and a safe return to Tasmania, his native land.
COLONIES AND THE CRISIS. LORD LAMINGTON'S SPEECH. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 10 January 1900
COLONIES AND THE CRISIS. LORD LAMINGTON'S SPEECH. Lord Laumington, Governor of Queensland, addressed a meeting at St. Pancras last night.. After culogising his colony for send ing a contingent to South Africa, Lord Lamiugton said' he rejoiced that Aus tralia, nurtured in peace, -had realised the issues of the crisis. "Federation," his Exellency added, "will impart a wider outlook and strengthen the defences of an indis soluble Empire."
NOTES ON THE CABLES. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 10 January 1900
NOTES ON THE CABLES. (By "Rhodesian.") What appears to my mind to be the best piece of information received since the beginning of the war is that from Sir George White, to the effect that the Boers have been repulsed in their assault on Ladysmith in all directions with great losses. If this has not been their last throw in this direction, it is very near it. The fighting appears to have been so thoroughly determined, lasting for 17 hours, and the repulse so decided, as to make it quite possible that the Boers may retreat altogether. Possibly the assault may be renewed, but to do so the attacking force must be reinforced. There appears to me to be no other place for reinforcements to cone from except Colenso and the surrounding -district. If there were 25,000 Boers assaulting Ladysmith, and also a large body at Colenso-so large in fact as to prevent Buller attacking with 33,000 men under his command it Is utterly impossible to believe that there are many more between Spring field an...
PATRIOTIC MEETING AT CAMPBELL TOWN. CAMPBELL TOWN, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 10 January 1900
PATRIOTIC MDEETING AT CAMP BELL TOWN. CAMPBELL TOWN, Tuesday. A public meeting, convened by the Warden (Dr. Tof t), was held last even ing in Lavson's IHitll, which was gaily decorated with flags. It was largely attended and was most enthusiastic, and unanimous from beginning to end. The Warden presided, and was sup ported on the platform by ministers of religion and several leadifig residents of the district. There was a large at tendance of ladies. Thbe chairman read letters of sykn pathy with the meeting from' Mr. James Gibson, who was unable to at tend, but would give a donation of .£50 to the patriotic fund. He also read a letter from Mr. Collins offering assis tance in sending cards, etc., if an Im-. perial patriotic fund were opened. His Worship gave a touching and sympa thetic opening address, at the conclu sion of which Mr. John Taylor, of Winton, moved the first resolution-"That in the opinion of this meeting the time has arrived for the opening of an Imperial patriotic fu...
PATRIOTIC CONCERT AND MILITARY TABLEAUX. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 10 January 1900
PATRIOTIC CONCERT AND MILI TARY TABLEAUX. On Monday night the Mayor, in re sponse to an influentially-signed requi sition, convened a meeting at the Town Hall to place the Tasmanian contingent patriotic fund upon an official footing. This was done, and the -executive com mittee entrusted to the care of Mr. S. Dobson-Hesp the organising of an, entertainment to be held, in the Albert Hall on Tionday next, January 15, the eve of the departure of the second Tas manian contingent for the seat of war. The programme is an exceedingly attractive one, Mr. Hasp having, in; addition to leading local talent, secured! the services of prominent vocalists whose names on the mainland are household words. A glance at the amusement column will give readers all particulars. For the convenience of the public special arrangements have been made to prevent undue crowding. Up to 4 o'clock on Monday next re served seats at 2s may be booked at Messrs. Birchall's, Mayhead's, and Frank L. Stephenson's. The ta...
TASMANIAN CONTINGENT FUND. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 10 January 1900
TASMANIAN COTNTINGENT. FUND. A responsible committee having been formed to control the Tasmanian con tingent fund, with the Mayor as trea surer, we yesterday handed in a cheque for £88 15s Gd, representing the ac knowledgmnents made to date of sums paid in to this ofice and including the proceeds of the recent patriotic con cert. The moneys belonging to this fund are being banked at the National Bank. Yesterday we received the following contributions towards the Tasmanian contingent fund:-A. Mullaiy, 2s; P. Mullay, 1s; W. Moncur, 1s.
SHIPPING. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 10 January 1900
SHIPPING) High Water.-To-day, 7.47 a.m.., 8.13 p.m. To-morrow, 8.39 a.m., 9.3 p.m. Moon.-Full moon, 16th inst., Sh. 7min. 36sec. a.m. Last quarter, 24th inst., Sh. 52min. 54sec. a.m. Now moon, 31st last., 1lh. 22min. 36sec. a.m.
LILYDALE SHOW & SPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 10 January 1900
JLYDA IJE S1I1OW & SPORTS. This popular autumn exhibition, held an nually under the auspices of the Lilydale Farmers' and Fruitgrowers' Association, will tako place at Lilydale on Easter Mon day, April 16. Information required in reference to entries, etc., for the show or sports may be obtained from the secretary, Mr. Geo. Brewer. Magnet, Waratah, January G-N'o. 2 tun nel-South drive, western branch, advanced ifft., total 135ft. A break has occurred In the ore seam, which appears to have thrown it to the east; will likely get on to it again in a few shifts. South drive, from No. 1 eastern crosscut, advanced 8tt., total 38ft. First-class ore occurs in regular seams and bunches. Intermediate level North end sunk forward 4ft, total 67ft. Face shows about 1tt. of fair oxidised ore. South end sent forward 4ft, total Sft. This face is evidently off the run of high grade ore; will crosscut for it. No. 4 tunnel-Vest branch of south drive ad vanced 4ff, total 2(ft front point of de'...
[All Rights Reserved.] [PUBLISHED BY SPECIAL ARRANGEMENT.] THE MYSTERY OF THE DARK HOUSE. (COPYRIGHT.) CHAPTER XXXIV. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 10 January 1900
[All Rights Reserved.] [PUBLISIIED BY SPECIAL ARRANGEMENT.] THE MYSTERY OF THE DARK HOUSE. By " RITA," (Author of "Peg the Rake," "Kitty the Rag," "Two Bad Blue Eyes," "A Woman In It," "Darby and Joan," "The Grinding Mills of God," "A Daughter of the People," "A Husband of No Importance," etc., etc. (COPYRIGHT.), CHAPTER XXXIV. Into the old house of Penharva, darker now and with an added gloom and mystery about its closed rooms and silent corridors, came a strange trio. Man-woman-child. All beat on some discovery. Each face pale and earnest and set with resolute purpose. Erioson turned the key in the door of that long-closed room. It was morn ing, acid oven through its gloom a sun ray pierced through a crack in the closed shutters. He threw them open, and for a moment or two they all stood silently gazing around. The door communicating with the bedroom was open, and the child ran through it and entered the scene of the tragedy with his young uncaring They did not follow, being occup...
STOCK AND SHARE MARKETS TUESDAY, JANUARY 9. Sales. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 10 January 1900
- STOCK AND Nll A RE M.ARKETS TUESDAY, JANUARY 9. Sales. Launceston Stock Exclange.-Gold-New Pinafore, 2s (two sales); New Monarch, 2s 10d, 2s Sd, 2s 9/d, 2s 10d, 2s lid, 2s 11%d (eight sales); North Tasmania, is; Mabel, 10d. Miscellaneous - Colebroolk, 1s Cd; North Mount Farrell, 3s 7d; Mount Lyell. £8 15s. City Stock Exchange. - Gold - New Monarch, 2s id, 2s 9%d. Tin--New, Hope, 11s 6d. Closing Quotations. ILaunc'st'nJ City Hobart Stock I Stock Stock |Exohange.IExchango.IExchange. I B. I S. I B. I S. I B. I R. Gold. Federal.. - /3%z - - - - Do. pd. /4 /7 - - - iHunkin .. - - 60/ 70/ - - L. Wond'r /2% /31 /2% /4 - Mabel .... /10 /11 /9 1/ - - Do. pd. 1/5 1/7 - - - - Moonlig't /1 /4'/ /2 /4 - - N. P'fore 1/11 - 1/10 2/6 - 2/6 N. Monh J 2/11j 2/11 2/11 2/11 2/9 3/2 N.G. Gate - - - - 195/ - C. Rioga-I rooma .. 2/1 2/4 1/10 2/6 - - S. Rings rooma .. - /1% - - Tasm'nia 103/ 110/ 100/ - - - A. West 1/5 - 1/6 - - - Do. pd. 2/7 2/10 2/6- - - North .. 1/ 1/1 /8 - - - W. Ext. - 1/9 - - - Vol...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 10 January 1900
Florists and Sledsmian, DECORATIVE PLANTS for Christmas A very largo collection of all the best varieties of Ferns, Palms, Aspidistras, Foliage Plants, Pelargoniums, and Baskets of Ferns and Decorative Plants in the best possible condition; 500 small Ferns for table decorations, 3 for 1s, very pretty plants. Grasses and Dracenas in all useful sizes. The largest, best, and decidedly the cheapest stock in Tasmania to select from. Autumn Cauliflower, Broccoli, and Savoy -Seed, Cd per packet. Sow now, Scotch Yellow and Swede Seed. Jadoo liquid will fertilise your pot plants, roses, or vegetables better than any other. Once used always used. Full particulars post free on application how to use it. Price, 5s per bushel, 25s per bale, cheaper in larger quantities. F. WALKER, Sand hill. Tel. 71. R ASPBERRIES AND STRAWBERRIES. We are now booking orders for the new all-summer ' Raspberry. Raspberry fruit six months' out of 12. Quantity limited, 3s doz. Competitor Strawberry, the best and larg...
NEWS IN BRIEF. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 10 January 1900
NEWS MN IRIEF., General Buller's force now totals 33,000 men. The dredge Platypus i; to be docked shoirdy for overhaul. The population of the colony at the end of 1899 is estimated at 182,503. Four ad ditional cases of bubanic plague ai'e reported from Nounmea. Sale of New Golden Gate mine for not less than £100,000 authorised. Hobart branclh of the Imperial patriotic fund has reached £1014 18s 11d. Some of the British entrencitments at Pagan Hill were thrice taken and re taken. The Treasurer returned to his office yesterday for the first time since his illness. Mir. J. J. Madden took up tlis duties as lbenol clerk at the Police Court yes terday. The German Red Cross repudiates knowledge of the Hamburg steamer Herzog. Fourteen hundred London volunt eears sail from, the thirteenth to the twentieth. The harbourmaster recommends the erection of a self acting tidy guage on Town Pier. The 17 hours' attack on Ladysmith was pushcld with the greateest courage and energy. E.vcrry hill around...