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THE BRITISH RETIREMENT. MAGNIFICENT BEHAVIOUR OF THE MEN. HEAVY BOMBARDMENT EN ROUTE. THE YORKSHIRES IN ACTION. A DAY'S SHARP FIGHTING. (Reuter's Special Service.) MODDER RIVER, Dec. 14. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 12 January 1900
THE BRITISH RETTIREMENT. MAGNIFICENT BIE?AVIOUR OF THE MEN. H-IEAVY BOMBARDMENT EN ROUTE. THE YORKSHIRES IN ACTION. A DAY'S SHIARP FIGHTING. (Reuter's Special Service.) MODDER RIVER, Dec. 14. One of the finest incidents of the late fighting was the retirement of the force on Tuesday. The artillery received orders to return to camp across the plain, where they were clearly visible to the enemy, ?ko, late on Monday Dpositioned a heavy gun.. The retire mnet wa.s made in the calmest ana coolest manner. The Guai'rs Brigde formed an escort to the guns.. Imme diately the retrograde movement was commenced the Boers opened a terrific artillery fire, but never a man flinched. The whole force was in extended forma; tion; the infantry marched slowly ba'ck. not heeding the shells or shrapnel of the artillery. The men behaved mag nificcotly, and the whole retirement presented a fine sight, wvorthy of the re putation of the British army. There is renewed evidence that the Boei's have received heav...
THE NEW ZEALANDERS. IN ACTION NEAR NAAUWPOORT. THE GENERAL COMPLIMENTARY. NAAUWPOORT, Dec. 18. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 12 January 1900
THE. NEW ZEALANDERS. IN ACTION NEAR NAAUWPOORT. THE GENERAL COMPLIMENTARY. NAAUWPOORT, Dec. 18. A reconnaissance, consisting of C Battery Royal Horse Artillery, with an escort of New Zealanders, was made this morning towards Jasfontein. General French was. in command. After ,shelling a farm. a detachment of New Zealanders rushed the home stead', which showed signs of recent oc cupation. Proceeding about four hun dred yards they were suddenly caught between a terrific eross fire from the neighbouring kopjes. They retired steadily, returning the fire under cover of our artillery, who shelled the Boers out of a kopje, and afterwards joining the column with the loss of one man Bradford-killed and another wounded. They knocked over three of the enemy. In the meantime the enemy had opened shell fire from Taaiboschberg, but did no damage. Our accurate shell fire afterwards silenced those in the kopjes. The object of the reconnaissance leaving been accomplished, the column retired to camp. ...
A LONG TRAMP. FROM DUNDEE TO FRERE. FRERE CAMP, Dec. 10. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 12 January 1900
A LONG TRAMP. FROM DUNDEE TO FRERE. BY INDIANS AND KAFFIRS. FRJERE CAMP, Dec. 10. Early this morning a large namber of Indians and Kailirs trooped into camp. They originally trekked from Dundee, and reached Elandslaagte in a distressed condition, having suffered severely through lack of food and hard ships, and were footaore and weary after continuous marching. They were ordered by Com'mandant Erasmus to leave for British territory, as he termed it. Amongst the Indians there were many women in delicate condition and little children of tender years. I con versed by means of an interpreter with a few of the unfortunates. One man told me that they had been on the march during the past three weeks, and were completely done up with: the fatigue and hardships they had under gone. They only had a small quantity of rice, and could not buy anything along the route as the stores were closed. Farmhouses had been looted, but here and there a few eggs were found in benneries and barns. The Kaili...
CURRENT TOPICS. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 12 January 1900
CURRENT TOPICS1 Licensing Applications.-The applica tions to come before the Ringarooma Licensing Bench on Monday, 5th prox., are advertised. Northern Law Sodiety.-The annual meeting of the Northern Law Society of Tasmania will be held at the oilice of the secretary (Mr. E. M. Law) on Fri day, 19th inst., at 8 p.m. Court. of Revision.-A court for the revision of the electoral rolls for West. morland and Longford will be held at Longford Court Iouse at 10 a.m. on 26th inst. By-Election at Deloraine.-A munici pal by-election will be held at Delo raine to-day to fill the vacancy in the local Council caused by the death of Mr. Alex. Oliver. There are two candidates, Messrs. R. G. Horne and W. F. Von Bibra. Concert on the Water.-The s. Cen tennial leaves the wharf at 7.45 this evening, returning again' about 10, for a moonlight concert on the water. The City Band will be on board, and the tide being full no doubt a large number will patronise the trip. "H.M.S. Pinafore."-The performance ...
INDEX TO ADVERTISEMENTS [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 12 January 1900
INDEX TO ADTERTISEMENTS Amusements ................... 7 Auction Sales .................. 8 Births, Marriages, Deaths ..... 1 Business Notices ................ 8 Educational .................... 1 Government .................... 8 Hotels ......................... 8 Insurance Companies ............ 8 Letters Patent ................... 1 Mining ........................ 8 Meetings .........................: 1 Money .......................... 8 Miscellaneous .................. 1 Medical ....................... 8 Notices ......................... 1 Popular Column ................ 1 Shipping ....................... 1 Sporting ......................... 8 Wanted ........................ 1 Wool and Produce ............. 8
COASTAL SHIPPING. WEST DEVONPORT, Thursday. Arrived. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 12 January 1900
COASTAL SHIPPING. WEST DEVONPORT, Thursday. Arrived. Jan. 11-Meeinderry, s., at 11.30 a.m., from Strahan. Jan. 11-Penguin, s., at noon, from Mel bourne via Burnie. Passengers, 18 saloon and eight steerage. Cargo-312 sheep and 77 tons of general. She also shipped at Melbourne 4 tons cargo for Stanley; 46 saloon and 29 steerage passengers and 20Y tons cargo for Burnie; 17 saloon and 35 steerage passengers for Strahan; and one saloon passenger and 24 tons cargo for Hobart. Sailed. Jan. 10--Helen Nicoll, s., at 7.30 p.m., for Geelong. Cargo-3771 bags oats, on cluding 206 bags from Burnie.
WIND AND WEATHER. Yesterday, 9 a.m. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 12 January 1900
WIND AND WEATHBR. Yesterday. 9 am:. Launceston.-Bar., 29.78; ther., .58; wind N.W., light. Bright. Tamar Heads.-Bar., 29.81; ther., 57, gwind W.S.W., moderate. Clear. Hobart.-Bar., 20.71; ther., 58; wind W.N.W., light. Showery. Eddystone. - Wind N.W., moderate. Clear. Strahan.-Bar., 29.83; ther., .59; wink S.W., strong. Squally. Stanley.-Bar., 29.90; ther., 56; wind S.W., fresh. Squally. West. Australia.-Bar., 20.2t; wind B., gale. Cloudy. Victoria.-Bar., 30.00; wiid S.W., strong. Overcast, showery. South Australia.--Bar., 30.30; wind S., light. Cloudy, hazy. New South Wales.-Bar., , 29.90; wind W.S.W., fresh. Fine and clear. Chief Weather Bureau, Brisbane, Jan. 11. Special forecast for Tasmania and sir rounding regions: Westerly winds, changing to southerly, occasionally fierce squalls, more or less overcast, unsettled, capricious rain, gene rally rough sea on west coast and south coast of Tasmania, bad weather probable between Launceston and Melburne. Rough water will be encounter...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 12 January 1900
Auction Sales. SATRUDAY, JANUARY 13. H HERD AND CO. will sell at their mart, York-street, on the above date, AT 11.30 O'CLOCK, Commencing with trussed poultry and carcase pork, following on with horses, produde, and live poultry. 1 Bellis bicycle, roadster, with two gears, and. Dunlop tyres Also, 1 Magpie bicycle, B.S.A.: parts, six gears. At 2 o'clock. 6.pure Orpington pullets And 4 ditto ditto hens. T HE TASMANIAN WOOLGROW 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. EVANDALE-Thursday, February 1. WT T. BELL AND CO., LIMITED. - FORTHCOMING SALES. NEWSTEAD-Fat and store stock, every Tuesday, at 1 o'clock. hART-Property, every Monday. STORES-Sheep and furred skins, wool, etc., every Friday, at 3.lb p.m.; and at same place at noon, carcase pork. FORSES, PIGS, CARCASE PORK and PRODUCE of all descriptions every Saturday, at 11.30. DELORAINE-Thursd...
A GOOD REMEDY FOR WEAK LUNGS. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 12 January 1900
A GOOD REMEDY FOR WEAK LUNGS. M1iss C. Donovan, Stanger, Natal, says:-"I used to have very severe coughs and colds, and at times would cough up some blood, but since I have been using Chamberlain's Cough Remedy I have not had any such se vere attacks, and think that this medi cine has made my lungs stronger. It is astonishing how soon this medicine relieves a cough. I always keep a bottle of it in the house." For sale by all dealers. Large size 3s, small is 6d. i Hatton and Laws, wholesale agents, Launceston.'-2.
THE DUBLIN FUSILIERS. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 12 January 1900
THE DUBLIN FUSILIEitRS. Mr. George Douglas, in the "Eng lish Illustrated Magazine," writes thus : To the Dublin Fusiliers, who stormed the Boer position in'the first great light at Glencoe, belongs the glory of establishing the British supre nmacy in India. They were a chief instrument in the hands of Clive; at Wandewaslh and Porto Novo they helped Coote to carry out the great de. signs of .Warren Hastings. Their name is written in,.ptters of blood on every page of our Indian history. It is more than two hundred years since the re giment was raised, but till 1871 it never saw the shores of England. All that ,time it was warring in the East. It had whipped the Dutch once and again ere the charge of Glencoe, but until the day of Glencoe it never fought outside the borders of Asia. Its badges are the Royal Tiger of Ben gal and the Indian Elephant. Round these are the great words, "Plassey," "Mysore," "Buxar,"and "The Carnatic." The long list of victories that glitters on its colours is...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 12 January 1900
IF YOU WANT . STERLING VALUE FO2R YOUR MONEY! You must go to PEPPER & PERRIN'S. In OUR SHOWROG1 You, will see a large stock of all the Newest Goods. LXDfIES' COSTUIES. COAT AND SKIRTS. THE PEERESS- nvy Tailor-made, smartly cut, in navy, fawn, and grey serge coating; coat braided, velvet collar, 15/6. THEM EMPRESS Navy bluc- cloth coat and skirt, coat fastcnedl invisibly down the front, vel vet collar, 22/6. THE QUEEN- A stylish costume in electric blue cloth, prettily braided with black, lined silk, r2/6, 25/-. THE' DUCHESS-- A very smare costume in black and write check skirt, black coat, revers and cuffs to match shirt, 25/-, 30/-. THE PRINCESS A stylish costumeno in plain green cloth, with rows of stitching, and beautifully lined with shot silk, 29/6. THE LAWN' A useful coat and skirt in fawn, heather mixture, double-breasted coat, finished with smoked pearl buttons, lined silk, .10/-. THEI BLOCK A very handsome gown in white muslin, in the new flare-shaped skirt, vaMdyke...
HOBART-SYDNEY TRADE. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 12 January 1900
HOBART-SYDNEY TRADEf. The passenger traffic between Sydney and I-lobart has been very disappointing this season, more so, the shipping agents state, than for years past. The number of people travelling between these ports just now (says the "Mercury") does not warrant two steamers of the Oonah and Moura size being employed, hence it is very probable that the latter vessel, which was chartered by Messrs. Huddart, Parker, and Co., will be withdrawn from the service towards the end of January, and the s.s. Tambo will be put in the trade again.