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NOTES ON THE CABLES. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 13 January 1900
NOTES ON THE CABLES. (By "Rhodesian.") It has always seemed a remarkable circumstance that the Boers should have made up their minds to cast aside their usual role and attack Ladysmith. The most probable reason seemed to be that they were beginning to feel the pressure slowly but surely applied by General Bullcr. Information received to-day from the "Standard" correspon dent shows that this was not the reason, but that the course was force.l on them by President Kruger. It wa. also from his fertile brain that the idea emanated of putting the Flee Staters to bear the brunt of the fighting; and as far as we can judge, right well the F'ree Staters did their w.rkl, ac uillly jeering the Transvaalers when they re tired, decliining to face a counter-attack. Without doubt the ighting must have been terrific. The "Daily Mail" corre spondent estimates that 20,000 Boers were engaae-]. The same authority esti mates the British casualties to be 14 officers kille,-. 34 wounded, and 800 men kille...
POLITICAL FEELING. MR. BRODRICK'S STATEMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 13 January 1900
POLITICAL FEELING. MR. BRODRICK'S STATEMENT. Har. W. St. John Brodrick, Parlia m;entary Secretary for Foreign Affairs, addressed a public meeting at Maryle bone last night. The -Minister assured the public that the generals had a free hand in the operations against the Republics in South Africa, and the nation ought to await the reception of facts before it condemned them for anything that had happened. The fate of Ministers and individuals in a national emergency was a matter of no account,but the great question was, how could they do most effective ser vice towards attaining the Empire's ends?
A FUND FOR WYNYARD. WYNYARD, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 13 January 1900
A FUND) FOR .-WYNYARD. WYNYARD, Thursday. A public meeting was held in the Town Hall last night for the purpose of forming a branch of the Imperial patriotic fund. Mr. E. Cooper, J.P., was Nvoted to the chair, and explained the objects of the fund; and the pro posals for assisting it. Messrs. Mackenzie, M.H.A., Quiggin, O'Callaghan, .and Cole also spoke in warm terms of the need of such a fund, and eulogised the troops now doing our country's fighting for their bravery and true patriotism. A strong working committee was formed, with Mr. D. A. Cole as chair man, and Messrs. C. J. Fenton and G. L. Andrews hon. secretary and hon. treasurer respectively. A subscription in the room. realised £28 5s Gd, Mr. R. Quiggin leading off with £10 10s. As not more than 25 or 30 were pre sent, the result was considered highly satisfactory. It is expected that na sum reaching close to three figures will be the outcome of the movement here. Messrs. North, Andrews, Cole, and North, jun., rendered patr...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 13 January 1900
West. Coast Trade.-Lately the West Coast steamers sailing from Hobart have had their accommodation fully taxed by reason of a large number of people return. ing after having spent their holidays there. The Mahinapna, which left on, Thursday afternoon for Strahan (says the "Mercury"), had. a full complement-in fact, seven or cipht over in the steerage:.. The detaining omficer (Captain Milford M'Arthur) became acquainted of this fact, and detained the vessel until the surplus passengers had been put ashore.
STOCK AND SHARE MARKETS FRIDAY, JANUARY 12. Sales. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 13 January 1900
STOCK AND SHARE HARK ETS FRIDAIY, JANUARY 12. Sales. Laui'cestdn Stock Exchange. - Gold - i New Monarch, 2s lid, 2s 10d (three sales); White Pinafore, 2s 3d. Miscellanoous South Hercules, 2d; South Mount Lyell, 16s; Tasmanian Copper, 6s; Red Hills, 3s. City Stock Eschange.-G old--Iunnkin, 0s, 59s; New Monarch, 3s (two sales), 2s 10, (three sales). Miscellaneous-Devou, Is (two sales). Closing Quotations. Launc'st'n City Hobart Stock Stock I Stock jIExachangelExchange. Exchanga I B . I B. I S. B. I 8. Gold. a Federal .. - /3 - Do. pd. /21 /8 /2 H1iclkson - - - - 3/ Hunkin .. - - 58/ / - L. Wond'r /2 - /21/. /4 Mabel .... /9 - /9 1/ - - Do. pd. 1/5 1/7 - - - Moonlig't /31/ - /2 /4 - - N. P'fore 2/ 2/4 2/ - - 3/ N. Mon'h 2/9% 3/11 2/10 2/10 2/8 3/3 C. Ringa rooma .. 1/11 2/5 1/6 2/6 - Tasm'nia 104/ 1108/ - 1110/ 100/ 1110/ A. West 1/6 2/6 1/4 - - Do. pd. 2/ 3/ 2/ - - North .. /410 l - - Volunt'r . /2 /1 /2 /4 /1 /4 Dast .... - - - /2 - - White Ptnafore 2/1 2/6 1/9 2/6 - - Do. pd. 2/1 2/...
MELBOURNE STOCK EXCHANGE. Sales. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 13 January 1900
MELBOURNE STOCK EXCHANGE. Sales. Broken Hill Block 10, £6. Broken Hill Proprietary, 45s. South Broken Hill, 2:s Gd. North Broken Hill, 15s, 15s 3d. Mount Lyell, £8 13s, £~8 15s, £S 14s. Mount Lyell Blocks, 12s 3d. North Mount Lyell, G0s. Colonel North, 2s id, 2e. Crown Lyell, 9s 6d. 9s 3d. Great Southern Lyoll. is. Lyell Tharsis, 17s 3d. Lyell Pioneer Consols, Gd. Mount Lyell Reserves. 2s. South Tharsis, Os 9d. South Mount Lyell, 16s, 16s. 3d. New Brothers' Home No. 1, Gs Gd. Chillagoe R. and M.. 28s., 27s 9d. Nortih Queensland Minerals (paid), 9d. Associated Gold Mines. £5 16s, £5 12s. Great. Boulder, 33s 9d, 34s Gd, 33s 10%4/d. Great Boulder Perseverance, £10 2s. Hannan's 45, £5 7s 9d. Ivanhoe, £13, £12 18s. South Kalgurlie, 88s 3d, 36a.
COMMERCIAL. ROLPH AND YOUNG. Accountants and Trade Assignees, etc., K.M.P. Society Chambers. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 13 January 1900
CUOfhERCHIALK ROLPH AND YOUNG, W'ceountants and Trade Assignees, etae. iM.P. Society Chambers. The Tasmanian Woolgrowers' Agency Company, Limited, report having sold at their stores yesterday, the usual consign. ments of wool, sheepskins, hides, and wal laby skins. The catalogue presented to buyers was the smallest for some time, as the bulk of the wool usually sold locally has been dealt with, and the numnber or ivwoolled skins is now limited. The bulk of catalogue consists of pelts. There was a full attendance of buyers, other colonies being represented. Prices for medium class crossbred wool were firmer, Merino and fine crossbred about late level, but coarse Leicester and Lincoln. lots can only be sold at low figures. The demand for sheepskins and sound pelts was very brisk. Hides are also in demand, all sound parcels making lId per lb., and d:maged 2d. We placed tho Fern HIil! clip of Merino wool:- .0' bales, at 15d; 5 bales pieces, at 11d; and 5 bales bellies, at 10d. For Mr. J...
ANTWERP WOOL SALES. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 13 January 1900
ANT?WERP. WOOL SALES. T.ho Tasmanian Woolgrowers' Agency Company, Limited, are in receipt of a telegram from their London agents, under date 10th inst., which reads as follows.: "At the Antwerp wool sales yesterday prices showed a rise of 10 to 15 per cent. as compared with average rates of the previous sales in that market."
APPOINTMENT OF CHAPLAIN. ZEEHAN, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 13 January 1900
APPOINTMENT OF CHAPLAIN. ZEEHAN, Friday. The Rev. P. N. Hunter, incumbent of St. Luke's Church of England, Zeehan, offered a short time ago to proceed with the second Tasmanian unit to South Africa, paying his own expenses. He has received notice that his commis sion has been granted, and proceeds to Melbourne on Monday next as chaplain to the Tasmanian troops. His church frlends are making a, effort to tender him a fitting send-off as well as the presentation of a purse of sovereigns.
INSPECTION BY THE GOVERNOR. HOBART, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 13 January 1900
INSPECTION BY THE GOVERNOR. HOBART, Friday. The Governor Inspected the members of the second Tasmanian unit this afternoon. His Excellency was met by Sthe Minister of Defence, the Conzman dant, Colonel Wallack, Lieut.-Colonel Reed, Major 'Just, and Captain Rey nolds. The men gave the Royal salute after his Elxcellency had inspected, the troops, who presented a splendid sol dierly appearance in the new uniforms. They marched past, and subsequently His Excellency addressed the men in the barrack-room. He said since he was a soldier many things had changed, but there were some things that would remain unchanged for all time. They would find their best friend in South Africa their ritle, which, no matter if they were tired after a day's marching, should receive first attention. They should see that it was properly cleaned and in good order. When they arrived at Capetown they would be given ,the same rifles as were used by the regular army. They would find the byayonets much shorter, and...
VICTORIAN UNIT. CAMP STRUCK. PREPARATIONS FOR DEPARTURE. MELBOURNE, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 13 January 1900
VICTORIAN UNIT. CA~MP STRUCK. PREPARATIONS FOR DEPARTURE. MELBOURNE, Faiday. The Victorian unit broke camp at Flemington to-day and rode through the city to Port Melbourne, where the horses were safely and expeditiously shipped and the men took their berths. The march and embarkation were ac complished without accident, though several saddles were emptied owing to some of the horses playing up. On the whole, 'however, the proceedings were excellently carried out, and the men heartily cheered as they rode thorough the streets to Port Melbourne. In making arrangements for shipping the horses Colonel Price insisted on walking them on board. Even though the pier was crowded with Iraflic and the vessel lay at the remoste end of it,all he asked for was that there should be no locomotives shunting about. He had his way, although it filled the pier master with. apprehension. It proved, however, to be the right course, for within two hours every one of the 300 mounts on board, and there was ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 13 January 1900
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INTEREST IN THE COUNTRY. WARATAH, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 13 January 1900
INTEREST IN THE COUNTRY. WARATA'H, Thursday. A patriotic meeting is to be held in the Mechanics' Athenaeum on Saturday evening. 'ADEAIDE, I Friday. The second South Australian unit is now complete, and the men are being kept hard at work drilling. They are a fine body of men. The Government is trying to arrange for an insurance of the troops com prising the unit. Although the leading insurance offices are chary of taking risks at a reasonable rate, it is thought some arrange'ment will be arrived at.