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"HEAVY LOSSES." [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 12 January 1900
"HEAVY LOSSES." It seems to have become the habit of our papers when commenting on our little battles in the Transvaal to speak of our losses as being "very heavy." As a matter of fact the actual number of the killed and wounded at the affairs of Elandslaagte, Grasspan, etc., have been light, the' proportion of those placed hors de combat being about one-fortieth of the men engaged. Selecting a few great battles, with average slaughter, we find that the pro portion of killed and wounded to com batants, including both sides, was at Jena, one-sixth : Austerlitz, one seventh ; Solferino, one -eleventh ; Prague, one-eighth. At Woerth the Gcrmans, out of about 130,000. 1ost 10,000, or, say, one-thirteentll; but the French, out-numbered three to one, could not make such a stand as to constitute a fair average. ' At Vion_ ville, Mars-le-Tour, 10,000 fell on earh side, about one-eighth of those abso lutely engaged. At Grav'eltto, the German chief of staff put his ii'umliers at 180,000, his ...
MINING INTELLIGENCE STOCK & SHAREBROKERS. R. F. IRVINE, MINING AGENT AND SHAREBROKER. Special Attention Investment Stocks. EDWIN WALLER, Stock and Share Broker. Reliable and Prompt Advice. Exchange B'd'gs, St. John-st., Launceston. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 12 January 1900
MINING I'NTELLIGEN CE STOCK & SHAREBROKERS. R. F. IRVINE, MINING AGENT AND SHAREBROKER. Special Attention Investment Stocks. EDWIN WALLER, Stock and Share Broker. Reliable and Prompt Advice. Exchange B'd'gs, St. John-at., Launceston. The local quotation for tin ore yes terday was 17s per unit, a fall of is. Mr. P. Balstrup is at present on a visit of inspection to the Dimmocks P.A., at Ben Lomond. On his return he will furnish a report to the direc tors. Mr. C. M'Arthur, manager for Aus tralia of the Australian Gold Recovery Company, Limited, arrived from Mcl bourne by the Pateena on We:dpeaday. He proceeded to Beaconsfield yester day, accompanied by Mr. H. C. Blount, the company's cyanide expert. They will have a general look round at this mining township. Mr. J. C. 1\'Arthur, one of the original founders of the company and a member of the London board of the North Lyell Company, was expected at Burnie yesterday en route to the mine. Mr. Greenway, the gene ral manager of. t...
CANADA AND THE WAR. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 12 January 1900
CANA!DA AND THE WAR. The correspondent of the "Daily News"" telegraphs from Paris, Sunday night, November 12: Mr. Hector Fabre, the Dominion High Commissioner to Paris, explains in the "Paris-Canada" to his French readers the reasons that led Canada to come fcrward in, defence of the Empire. Senator Fabre is a French-Canadian, and he toolk a prominent part in the event s which bhiought about the consoli dation of the British provinces of North America into cne fiourishing, happy, and progressive Dominion. He can speak with knowledge of the bene fits of racial equality, and his loyal isupport of the imperial cause in this wteek's issue of the organ founded by him here seventeen years ago will carry greater weight with French readers be cause the writer is by race a pure blooded Frenchman. Mhr. Hector Fabre opens with the re mark that the war has stirred public feeling in Canada to its depths. Thero can be no doubt whatever, Mr. Fabre shows, that if the Transvaal, while pro I tecting ...
SAUER'S ADVICE. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 12 January 1900
SAUER'S ADVICE. The authorised versions of Mr. Saiuer's recent appeal to the men of Dordrecht to remain loyal are (says "Cape Times") singularly silent in re spect of one of the gems of the ora tion. Happily, a correspondcnt of the "East London. Dispawtch" supplies' the missing portion, and very interesting and instructive indeed are the sen tences. Mr. Sauer, in the course of his speech, read a telegram from Mr. Schreiner, and this is how he intro duced the message:-"You all know Mr. Schreiner. He- is one of our1 own na tion; he sympathises with you; he prays for you; and his whole thought is for your interests. Now he wires me this morning that the Republican forces have received two very severe de feats-one at Belmont and the other at Grass Pan. I implore you to consider to weigh this intelligence. Let me ap peal to you as sensible men. Any little help that you may give is but a drop in the ocean. There can he only one result. The English must and will win. For every British sold...
THE SIEGE OF LADYSMITH. STIRRING INCIDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 12 January 1900
'rTHE SIEGE 1OF LADYSM¶ITH. STIRRING INCIDENTS. The following inc!idents in the siege of Ladysumith are recorded by the "Na tal Witness.' in a lengthy commnunica tion dated November 25 from its corre sppndent in the beleaguered town. The despatches were conveyed through the Boer lines by an adventurous pressman under cover of darkness. TIT FOR TAT. a During the siege two 121/2-pounders a have been ,entrenched on the hlill known c in military circles as Helpmakaar Post, and they have dlone excellent service, exercising a salutary and repressive in- I Iluence upon the Beers who assembled at times in the ndighbourhood, of Lom bard's Nek. These 'two guns should become notable. They formed' part of "Dr. Jim's" artillery when he executed his raid. They were captured by the I Boers at. Doornkop. At Elandslaagte they were used against the Imperial troops, but not foair l:ong, .as they were taken by our men in that engage ment. The Bbers captured four of the mountain battery. guns on that un...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 12 January 1900
DEMPSTERS SUMMER SALE .. WILL START, SATURDAY NEXT, THE 13th JANUARY. TH-Ib 13th JANUARY. THE 13th JANUARY. WE' DON'T WANT TO TELL YOU That you' can get two pound notes for a sovereign,. or any of those worn-out chestnuts.. UNDIES, you' all know that you can get genuine, up-to-date, roliablo DRAPERY -AT VERY LOW RATE. YOU KNOW TIIERER ARM BARGAINS IN TI-IE DRESS DEIPART MENT. . i ' 2 BAJRGAINS IN TIHE SIºIK DEPARTMENT. BARGAINS IN THE PRINT DEPART MENT. BARGAINS IN TIHE MANCHESTIIR DE PARTMENT. BARGAINS IN THI-I MANTLE7 DrPAIRT MENT. BARGAINS IN THE MILLINER'I DE?. PARTME?NT. BARGAINS IN TIIE UNDE-ROLOTRING. DEPARTMENT. BARGAINS IN THE BOOT DIPA-RT MEINT. BARGAINS IN' TIHEI CROCIOKER DE PARTMENT. BARGAINS IN THI LACI D'IPART MENT. BARGAINS IN THEI RIBBONI DEPART. MENT. BARG'AINS IN THES GLOVE DEPART MENT. BARGAINS IN: THED HOSIERY DEPART MENT. BARGAINS IN THE CLOTHIING DEPART MENT. BARGA?ANS IN THE CARPET D@PARTT MENT. BARGAINS IN TI-ID FURNISHING DE PARTMEN T. REMEMBER ! REMEMBE'R ...
FINGAL MUNICIPAL COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 12 January 1900
FINUAL MIUNICIPAT, COUNCIL. --4-- Present-Councillors R. G. Talbot (Warden), H. G. Stieglitz, R. M'Kenzie, J. Markey, R. Wardlaw, and T. Fitz gerald. Upon the minutes being read, Mr. Talbot took exception to the wording of that portion wherein he was made to say that he did not approve of the contents of Mr. Forster's letter to the Chief Inspector of Rabbits. Mr. Talbot said wh'=t he did say was that he did not agree with or approve of that por tion of Mr. Forster's letter, wherein he, Mr. Forster, said that the superinten dent of police was acting from a per sonal motive. The alteration having been made the minutes were confirmed. The statement of revenue for the year was tabled, showing receipts £318 15s, and expenditure, including the paying of a debt of £66, £317, leaving a small credit balance to start the year with. The rabbit report was tabled, and considered very satisfactory. It was proposed by Mr. Stieglitz and seconded by Mr. Fitzgerald-'"That the Warden be treasurer for ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 12 January 1900
ARE YOU HARRIED? IF NOT, NOW IS THE IME O BUY IN ANTICIPATION. ARE YOU ~ILARRIEDZ IF~ NO;T, NfOWi IS TPIlE TIME TE'O BUY ('uO11S IN ANTIC'QFZAIIMHQ)h DRESSES. Double-width Fancy Dress Tweeds, usually 5/31 dress, Sale price 2/11. Double-width Twill Dress Tweeds, Sale price 32/11. All Wool Black and Navy Coating Serges, usually 1/6 yard, to. clear at 11%/d. Coloured Wool Coating Serges, reduced.to 10%d. Coloured Wool Coating Serges, were 1/11, reduced to 1/4Y/. Black and Navy Coating Serges, were 2/11, reduced to 1/11. ]Black Figured Lustres, ordinary price 1/i, now 9l/d. Black Figured Lustres, usuil price 2/6, now 1/9. Pure ·rool Black Voile .loth, 2/6 . yard, Sale price 1/9. Colouired Cashmeres, worth 1/6, Sale price, 10o/d. Black Dielaine, all wool, tb clear Gd yard. Black Cashmere, 101d yard. Black Lace Cloth, all wool, Sale price 1/6. Nun's Veiling, black 'ndl all' bcolburs, sold elsewhere 1/3, 1/6; our price, all 9Sd. Remnants will be cleared out regardless of price. PRINTS AND ...
CHAPLAINS FOR THE TROOPS. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 12 January 1900
CHAPLAINS FOR THE TROOPS. Bishop Montgomery has been ap proached by a good many to know .what should be done for the spiritual inte rests of our soldiers in South Africa, and especially when their number is to be increased. At first (says the "Church News") the bishop offered to send a chaplain with the first contingent, but afterwards hesitated till the situation. was clearer. The Bishop has now written to the Archbishop of Capetown for information, but meanwhile the position seems to be as follows:-The English papers announce that up to the month of November eleven Church of England military chaplains had been ordered to South Africa. Further, that the Commander-in-Chief had been instructed to engalge as many more clergy as he though Tit from the ranks of the clergy of the dioceses in the Transvaal and the Orange Free. State, most, if no;t all, of whom are believed to be refugees in the other States. Pos sibly in no part of the world are there so many unemployed and etlicient cler...
The Examiner [PUBLISHED DAILY.] FRIDAY, JANUARY 12, 1900. TO CORRESPONDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 12 January 1900
[PUBLISHED DAILY.] FRIDAY, JANUARY 12, 1900. TO CORRESPONDENTS. Correspondents and contributors will oblige by not addressing matter for publication to individual members of our staff. Letters containing press mnatter should be sent to the Editor, or, it for our special columns, to those in charge of them, as, for instance, "Flamingo," "Pakeha," "Argus," etc. All business communications, including advertisements, should be addressed to the Business Manager. "Raleigh."-There is nothing in the article to warrant the construction you have placed upon it, therefore your queries are pointless. The United States has evidently not yet seen the end of the Philippine trouble, and recent accounts to hand show that mttters are assuming an ominous aspect in Cuba. Cousin Jona than, when it conmes to a question of aituil warfare, like John. Bull unfortu nately finds himself to a great extent the victim of conflicting influences. He cannot strike a crushing blow at the first, and thus probably sav...
SHIP MAILS. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 12 January 1900
SHIP ItAI~S. Ship mails will close in Launceston as under: United Kingdomn and Continent of Europe, India, China, etc., per P. and O. Line. R.M.S. Omrah, Tuesday, noon. South Africa.-RI.M.S. Gulf of Genoa, Saturday, noon. West Australia.-S. I'ateena, Tuesday, 1 p.m. United States and Canada, via San Fran cisco.-R.M.S. Alameda, Saturday, noon. South Australia, Queensland, New South W\ales.-S. Coogee, Saturday, 1 p.m. Victoria.-S. Coogee, Saturday, 1.30 p.m. West Coast, Overland.-Daily, 2.15 p.m. Note. - Registered letters and parcels must be posted one hour and newspapers half an hour before advertised time of closing mails. fnglish and intercolonial mails expected as under: English.-Wednesday next. American.-Wednesday no?t. Intcrcolonial.-This day.
TELEGRAPHIC SHIPPING. January 11. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 12 January 1900
TELEGRAPHIC SHIPPING.. .Tanuarv 11. Tamar Heads.-Arrived-11.45 a.m., Amy, s., from the N.W. Coast; 2 p.m., Violet, kt., from Melbourne. Sailed-10th, 11 p.m., Star, s., for the Straits islands; 11th, 1.20 p.m., Wareatea, s., cleared for Strahan; 2.10 p.m., Warrentinna, s., for Hobart via the East Coast ports; 5.50 p m., Pateena, a., cleared for Melbourne. Hobart. - Sailed - 4.30 a.m:., H.M.S. Lizard, for a cruise; 3 p.m., Mahinapua, s., for Strahan. Strahan.-Sailed-10th, 11 p.m., Kia Ora, a., for Devonport via Burnie; 11th, 10 a.m., Koonya, s., for Devonport via Coast. Burnie.-Arrived-8.35 a.m., Penguin, I., from Melbourne. Sailed-9.45 a.m., Pen guin, s., for Hobart via ports. West Devonport.-Arrived-11.15 a.m., Meeinderry, s., from Strahan; 11.45 a.m., Penguin, s., from Melbourne via Burnie; 5 p.m., Wareatea, s., from Launceston. Sailed-9.1i0 a.m., Amy, s., for Launces ton; 3.20 p.m., Penguin, a., for Hobart via Strahan; 5.50 p.m., Meeinderry, s., for Strahan via Burnie. Wynyard.-Ar...
BEACONSFIELD COTTAGE HOSPITAL. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 12 January 1900
BEACONS'F [ILD COTTAGE HO0SPT1'A L. The usual meeting of governors of the Beaconsfield Cottage Hospital was held in the Court, House on. Friday, when there were present-Messrs. T. E. Woodman (chairman), Douglas, Wyett, Schulz, Zanker, M'Skimming, and Wal duck. An apology was received from Mr. Nichols. The visiting committee reported that they had arranged to have venetian blinds placed to all the windows,instead of only six as previously decided; also tlat they had inspected the building, and found everything in good order; and, further, that they had given orders for a number of small items to be pro evred. The, report was adopted. The finance committee reported hav ing ordered summonses to be issued against several persons for non-pay ment of fees, and that in each case an order for payment had been made, also that they had examined the accounts, amounting to £51 10s 10d, which were passed for payment. The receipts for the month were £31 9s 9d. Mr. Willey tendered his resignation,...
GOOD ADVICE. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 12 January 1900
GOOD ADVICE. " 'When you have a pain in the stomach take Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera, and Diarrloe-' Remedy; it will soon ease the pain; I know it is good' 'was the advice my brother gave me one day when calling at my house, and found me suffering from acute pains in the stomach and continual diarrhoea," says Henry Lankester, a well-known merchant at Simon's Town. "I promptly took his advice, and my faith in Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera, and Diarrhoea Remedy is now as strong as his. I always recommend it to my friends when they have need of such a remedy." .old by all dealers. Large size, 3s, small is 6d. Hatton and Laws, wholesale agents, Launces ton.*--1.
TERRIBLE EXPERIENCE IN A STORM. A WHOLE FAMILY IN PERIL. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 12 January 1900
TERRIBLE EXP ERIENCE IN A STO HE . A WHOLE FAMILY IN PERIL. SThe correspondent of the "Argus" "telegraphed under date Kerang, Satur day:-Mr. Mitchell and his family, re siding on the Barr Creek, had a terrible experience during the atorm. last Wed nesday. The roof of their house was completely torn off and blown away, and the family then endeavoured to seek shelter a.t Yeoburn. The force of the gale, however, prevented them gaining cover, and( the father gathered several of the children on the ground with their heads together, and then, kneeling down, bent over them with lis hands on the ground so as to shel ter them as much as possible. The mother was carrying an infant, and was borne down to the ground by the force of the wind, but managed to protect the child and, to some extent, herself. One of 'the little ones, however, a boy of about four years of age, was blown away to a distance of 6ft. or 7ft., and, falling on his back, his face was ex posed to the full fury of the hailstor...
UNION COMPANY'S STEAMERS. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 12 January 1900
UNION COMPANY'S STEAM.MERS. -Inward. - From Melbourne:-Sunday, Pateena, s., due at 11 a.m. At Dovonport -Thursday, Penguin, s., due. At Hobart To-day, Monowal, s., due. From Syd ney:-Wednesday, Wakatipu, s., due at 4 p.m. At Hobart-Monday, Oonah, s., ex pected. From New Zealand:-At Hobart To-day, Tarawera, s.. duo OC?]r-t.rd. - For Melbourne: - Tuesday, Patue:n:a. s.. leaves at 2 p.m. From Hobart -- 'To-day, Tarawera, s., leaven at 5 p.m. From Devonport-Monday, Pengllu., s., leaves. For Sydney:-Fri day'. 19th, Wakatipu. a., leaves. From Ho bart-Monday, Oonah, s., leaves at 5 p.m. For New Zealand:--From Hobart-To day, Muonewai, s.. leaves.
HUDDART-PARKER'S STEAMERS. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 12 January 1900
HUDDART-PARKER'S STEAMAlRS. Inward. - From , Melbourne: - To-day, Coogee, s., due at 11 a.m. From Sydney: -At Hobart-To-day, idoura, s., ex pected. From New Zealand:-At Hobart Friday, 2?th, Zealandia, s., expected. Outward.-For Melbourne:-To-morrow, Coogee, s., leaves at 2 p.m. From Hobart -Friday, 20th, Zealandia, s., leaves. For Sydney.: - From Hobart - To-morrow. Mcoura, s., leaves at noon.
SHIPPING. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 12 January 1900
SHIPPING, High Water.-To-day, 0.37 a.m., 10.5 p.m. To-morrow, 10.38 a.m., 11.13 p.m. Moon.-Full moon, 16th inst., Sh. 7min. 36sec. a.m. Last quarter, 24th inst., 9h. 52min. 54sec. a.m. New moon, 31st inst., 11h. 22min. 36sec. a.m.
CLEARED OUT. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 12 January 1900
CLEAIREiD OUT. Jan. 11-Pateena, s., 1250 tons, J. V. Bentley, commander, for Melbourne. Pas seagers: - Saloon - Mesdames Stapleton, Harvey, Finnistere, Kelly, Forbes, Sims, Reede, Corns, Marshall, Spaven, Guymers and two children, Leitch, Anderson, Jones, Terry, Stewart-Browne, Carter, Soilleux, R. Sams, Joske, Webb and children, Lukin, Baker, and Shakespeare; Misses O'Leary, Iawler, Ross, Stephenson, Forbes, H. Forbes, IR. Forbes, M. Forbes, Dobson, Reece. Dobson, Needham, Bartlett, Stee back, Ireland, Lockwood, Grifliths, Mon oombe, Cooper, M'Neil, Law, Russell, Rennick, Smith, Rennick, Goodwin, Pike, and Shakespeare; Dr. Soilleux; Messrs. Calvin, Tainsh, W. Bartlett, C. Bartlett, Sinnott, Webb, Anderson, Simm, Stewart Browne, Church, Lynch, Reece, Baker, Lukin, Mewton, Murray, Russell, Miln, "uthwaite, Douge, Joskte, Webb, -Kelly, Faiste, Harvey, Kendall, Wood, A. Lavy, Dismorr, Ick, O'Reilly, Hemmington, Ram say, Brind, Watson, Terry; Masters Reece (2); and 20 in the steerage.
EXPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 12 January 1900
EXPORTS. Jan. 11--Pateena, s., for Melbourne. 874 ingots tin, 77 bags oats, 215 bls wool, 1070 bls straw, 199 bxs butter, 30 bdls binding wire, 1 straw press, 3 14-css brandy, 199 butter boxes, 11 esks tan; and a smalh quantity of sundries.