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MESSAGE FROM KIMBERLEY. THE QUEEN'S REPLY. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 1 January 1900
MESSAGE FROM KIMBERLEY. THE QUEEN'S REPLY. Lieutenant-Colonel Kekewich sent New Year greetings to the Queen on behalf of the Kimberley garrison. Her Majesty, in replying, declared she was deeply touched by the message, and said she had watched with admira- tion the determined and gallant stand made against the enemy. The Queen added that she regretted the unavoidable loss of life which was incurred by the defence.
SPORTS AND PASTIMES. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 1 January 1900
SPORTS AND PASTIMES. The sporting instint is apparently reviving in the island. A large num- ber of equine race meets have been got off, and the majority have proved financially successful. The summer carnivals at Hobart and Launoeston in February were extensively patronised, and the racing was good. Flintlock, a son of the famous Carbine, and a Victorian-owned horse, won both the Cups. Tasmanian horses that have been sent to try their speed on the Victorian courses have as a rule ac- quitted themselves with crelit. &nbsp; Throughout the island now the total- isator is under Government supervi- sion, and steps have been taken to cur- tail the number of smaller meets. On March 24 the well-know blood stallion Meteor, by St. Albans, died at Mala- hide, leaving some promising stock be- hind him. Cricket has shown signs of progress, and some of our players have exhibited good form this season. Nor- thern and Southern teams have met as usual, and the record now stands North, 29 wi...
INDEX TO ADVERTISEMENTS [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 1 January 1900
INDEX TO ADVERTISEMENTS Amusements ................... 7 Auction Sales .................. 3 Births, Marriages, Deaths ..... 1 Business Notices .............. S Educational ...................... 3 Florists and Seedsmen......... 1 &nbsp; Government ................... Hotels .... .................. t Houses and land .............. 1 Insurance Companies .......,... . Letters Patent ................. 1 Mining ......................... Mloney .......................... Miscellaneous .................. 1 M edical ........................ 8 Popular Column ................ 1 Professional Column ........... 7 Railways ..................... 7 Shipping ....................... 1 Wool and Produce .......-..... 8
CLEARED OUT. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 1 January 1900
CLEARED OUT. Dec. 30--Coogee, s., 1000 tons, F. Carring- ton, commander, for Melbourne. Passen- gers:-Saloon--Mesdames Hubbard, Hen- derson, Bustead, Travers, D. Bruce; Misses Hubbard, V. Hall. Long, Rothwell, L. Lawrence, M. Huston, F. Huston, Pearce, Pearce; Rev. A. Brown; Messrs. J. Birchall, M'Leish, E. W. Lawrence, J. Car- ter, Kenny, Teague, Fulton (2), W. D. Davis, E. J. W. Thomas, B. Lancaster, M. Ireland, Henderson, E. Fitzgerald, V. A. Walker, C. D. Rae, Hubbard, Jenkins, W. Hacrow, B. D. John, Cock, J. Brown, A. Dixon, M. Thomas, H. Gore, E. T. Moore, H. Tomlinson, T. H. Edwards, T. Moore, T. Croft, Harrigan, B. Mason, T. Johns, R. Watson, Watson, N. Watson, O. Watson, W. A. Walton; Master D. Sheard; and 25 in the steerage.
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 1 January 1900
Birth, Marriage, Death, Funeral, and In Memorium 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 rule. Deaths and Funerals must always appear and be charged separately. BIRTH. HENSLOUR.—On the 30th December, at Ulverstone, Mrs. W. Henslour, of a daughter. DEATH. CARTER.—At her late residence, No. l6 Canning-street, Margaret Leith, wife of Robert Carter, aged 68 years. GRANT.—On the 30th December, at his residence, 337 Brisbane-street, Charles Ironside Grant, fourth son of the late Gregor Grant, Esq., formerly of the Hon. E.I. Co's Civil Service, Bombay. FUNERAL NOTICES. The funeral of the late Margaret Carter will leave her late residence, No. 16 Can- ning-street, this morning at 10.30 for the Church of England burial ground.—H. POLLINGTON, Funeral Director, 82 St. John-street. The funeral of the late Albert John Parsonage will leave his parents' residence, Bowhill, this mornin...
TASMANIA AND THE EMPIRE. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 1 January 1900
TASMANIA AND THE EMPIRE. If the question were asked, what has been the most important event of the year? the reply would inevitably be "the despatch of the Tasmanian con- tingent." In October the Boers in South Africa declared war against the motherland, and there was instantly a response from the colonies. Offers were made and accepted to despatch contingents, and Tasmania was not behindhand. Never, perhaps, in its history has the colony been stirred to its depths as it was on that memorable day in October when eighty Tasmanian "soldiers of the Queen" left our shores to take part in the campaign. Launces- ton on that occasion presented a scene of unparalleled enthusiasm, which was reproduced on a larger scale in every colony of the group. The passage of the necessary vote through Parliament was unfortunately marred by the intrigues of pettifogging party politi- cians, who sought to serve their own ends by obstruction; but they were out- voted, and subsequent events have proved how ...
POLITICAL. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 1 January 1900
POLITICAL. The political history of the colony has been troubled during the year. When the Braddon Administration met Parliament in May it was in a sadly disorganised condition so far as busi- ness was concerned. Shortly after the session opened it suffered a severe loss in the death of the Hon. A. T. Pil- linger, Minister of Lands, whose ster- ling honesty of purpose had won for him a host of friends. The Chief Secretary also had been suffering from ill-health, and the bulk of the work fell on the Premier-Treasurer, Sir Ed- ward Braddon. The first financial statement of the member for West Devon was a businesslike document, which gave promise of future hopes which unfortunately were not re- deemed. Mr. W. Burbury filled the vacancy for Oatlands, and Captain Edward Miles, of Glamorgan, that of Minister of Lands. The latter gentle- man also shaped well at the outset, but rumours in connection with the Strahan Marine Board, of which he was a member, brought forth a series of charges a...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 1 January 1900
Auction Sales THE TASMANIAN WOOLGROW- &nbsp; ERS' AGENCY CO., LIMITED, FORTHCOMING SALES. AT WOOL STORES every Friday at 11.30-Sheepskins, furred skins, hides, and wool. NEWSTEAD--Fat and store stock, every Tuesday, at one o'clock. CRESSY-Thursday, 4th January. 3800 crossbred sheep. THE TASMANIAN WOOLGROW- &nbsp; ERS' AGENCY COMPANY, LIMITED, will sell at Newstead on Tuesday, 2nd January, at one o'clock sharp Truck prime cattle-Everton Truck prime cattle-Bentley Truck prime cattle-Westfield Truck prime cows-Melrose Truck prime cattle--Quamby 10 prime cattle-Cleghorn 100 prime crossbred wethers-Strath- more 70 prime ditto ditto-Norwich 70 prime ditto and lambs-Wick- ford 50 prime Merino wethers-Tremal- lan 60 prime sheep-Islands 20 prime lambs-Islands 40 prime, sheep and lambs-Quamby 30 prime lambs-West Tamar THE TASMANIAN WOOLGROW- &nbsp; ERS' AGENCY COMPANY, LIMI- &nbsp; TED, will sell at CRESSY on Thurs- day, 4th January next, at 12 o'clock sharp. O...
ACCIDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 1 January 1900
ACCIDENTS. The accident list for the year is a lengthy one, the dangers associated with mining and developmental work upon the West Coast contributing largely to swell the roll. A summary of the principal mishaps and fatalities is ap- plended: Jan. 9--John Rundle killed by a fall of earth on the Silver Queen mine; Jan. 10-John Mylan, of Burnie, walked over a cliff at night, and sustained se- vere injuries. Jan. 24-Patrick White killed by a fall of stone at the Zeehan Town Board- quarry. Jan. 25-James Palmer seriously injured by the ex- plosion of a charge at the Mount Bis- choff mine. Feb. 5-Mrs. C. Tilly thrown out of a cart near Burnie and killed. Feb. 16-,Wllliam Johnson, be- longing to Deloraine, had his leg torn off at Penguin in a threshing machine, and subsequently died; Matthew Hos- king and Edward Bowden killed by a boiler explosion on the New Mount Zeehan mine. Feb. 17-Joseph Dixon fell off the Burnie breakwater and broke his leg. Feb. 1S--Richard Har- ris sustained a frac...
ZEEHAN RACES. ZEEHAN, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 2 January 1900
ZEEHANX RACES. ZEEHAN, Monday. The Zeehan Racing Club's meeting to. day was unusually successful. The wea ther was brilliantly fine and very hot. About 1700 Deople were present, which Is a record. £722 passed through the totalisators. Results: OPEN HURDLE; Of £25; second, £5. 1% miles. J. Armstrong's Norval, 10.5 .......... 1 M. M'Lennan's Darkle, 10.3 ..2 . 2 J. Armstrong's Ada also ran. An easy win. Dividend, 16s. BURGESS PLATE, Of £15; second, £2. 10s: About seven furlongs. J. Fitzgerald's Myra, 9.7 ........... .1 Gaffney's Fairy, 7.10 .................... 2 It was Myra's race all the way. Only two started. Dividend, Gs. ZEEItAN CUP, Of £45; second, £7; third, £3. About 1/4 miles. M. Doyle's Lord 'Gormanston, 9.12 .... 1 M. M'Lennan's Erewhon, 7.12. 2 A. Kearney's Corona, 7.12 ............ b Erewhon made the running, and kept the lead till, coming down the straight, Lord Gormanston overhauled him and won by a. head. A protest against the winner for boring Erewhoa close to the win...
COMMERCIAL. ROLPH AND YOUNG. Accountants and Trade Assignees, etc., A.M.P. Society Chambers. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 2 January 1900
COMMERCIAL &nbsp; &nbsp; ROLPH AND YOUNG. Accountants and Trade Assigneen, etc., A.M.P. Society Chambers. Messrs. Anthow Bros., Brisbane, report under date December 27 as follows: Business is brisk, but fruit of most sorts is scarce. The market is almost bare, and high prices rule. Vegetables are very scarce, and all sorts are needed. The principal quotations are:-American apples, 10s to 17s per case; Italian oranges, 10s to 13s; lemons, 11s to 12s; plums, 4s to 5s; grapes, 2½d to 41/- per lb.; pines, 2s 6d to 4s per case.
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 2 January 1900
Its Mother: "Oh, John, John! What shall we do? Baby has swallowed his rattle." Its Father: "Do nothing. Now he'll always have it with him, and we won't have to be for ever looking for it when he cries." The Latest.-The "latest" is always to be found in the "Examiner," the oldest daily paper in Tasmania. EAT JONES' IXL JAMS.*