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NOTES BY PAKEHA. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 13 January 1900
NOTES BY PAKEILA. Launceston Cup closed with 24 nomi nations, T.T.C. Handicap with 20, Ho bart Cup 22, Wilson Stakes 20, and. Tat tersall's Stakes 20. Intercolonial horses entered for IHo bart and Launceston:-Mora, Chrlotus, Sedge, Paul Pry, Trent, Ascot, Flint lock, Royal Purple, Ka.wana, Avalon. The pick of the Tasmanian brigade for the two cups:-Eiridsdale, Loch Leigh, AIborak, and (if well) The Sir dar. The entries for both cups show we have very few good handicap. horses in Tasmania. Flintlock, by Carbine--Duenna, As cot by Niagara-Irrigation, Carlotus by Canlyon--Water Lily, Trent by Trenton -Sumatra,Mora by Malua-White Star, Kawana by Annesley-Rangatiri, Sedge by Segenhoe-Holdback, Ashton. by Carbine-Georgie, Avalon by Strath more-Chintz, Paul Pry by Lochiel Busybody, Royal Purple by Norden feldt-The Queen, and Guardsman. by Fusilier-Honeymoon. These are the intercolonial candidates for Cup honours, with sires and dams. The Tasmanian candidates are: Eiridsdsle, by Eiridsporrd...
COURTS OF REVISION. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 13 January 1900
COUiHT8( OF REVISION. A court for the revision of the list 4 electors for the Legislative Council and House of Assembly electoral dis tricts of Launceston will be held at the Town Hall at 7.30 p.m. on 31st inst. In reTard to this matter, it may be explained that those who are already on the rolls and have not changsd- 'their residences since November, 1898, will be put on the new rolls, but all who have changed their places of abode or have become qualified since then must fill in an application form. Those qualifying by wages, etc., -who are in the same emnployment as they were in November, 1898, will be put on the rolls, but those who have made any change in their qualifications or be come qualified since that date, will have to make the usual application. It is essential that all desirous of exercising the franchise at the coming general election should personally ascertain if their names are on the rolls. CAMPBELL TOWN, Thursday. A Court of Revision for the electoral. roll for C...
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 — 13 January 1900
STOCK & SIIAREBROKERS. R. F. IRVINE, MINING AGENT AND SHAREBROKER. Special Attention Investment Stockas. EDWIN WALLER, Stock and Share Broker. Reliable and Prompt Advice. Wichange B'd'gs, St. John-at., Launceston. Mr. Joseph Hunkin has resigned his position as manager of the New Monarch mine, at Lefroy, and has been succeeded' by Mr. J. G. Payne, who will take charge on Monday. Mr. Flunkin was the original founder of the company. Hie worked very ,hard In developing the property, and succeedeT in bringing it to its present state of efficiency, the 'recent satisfactory crush ing being proof of his management. Mr. Payne, who has been connected with the Volunteer mine almost since its inception, is one of the best known managers in the colony, and his work at the New Monarch mine should give splendid results. - - o--
IMPERIAL PATRIOTIC FUND. RECEIPTS AT THE TOWN HALL [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 13 January 1900
:IMPERIAL PATIRIOTIC FUND. RECEIPTS AT THE TOWN HALL. Already acknowledged ... £665 2 1 Hon. William Hart, M.L.C. 50 0 0 Hon. F. W. Grubb .......... 10 10 0 Per "Examiner" ("Tommy, Atkins" fund) ......... 18 16 9 ?£:744 8 10 QUEENSTOWN BRANCH. AMOUN;', TO DATE, £33. AN ENTHUSIASTIC MEETING. QUEENSTOWN, Friday. At 8.30 this evening the Queenstown Band marched down Orr-street and then to Cairns's Hall, where the pub lic meeting convened by Mr. Arch. Douglas, chairman of the Town Board, was held on behalf of ihe patriotic fund. A tremendous crowd was pre sent. Mr. Douglas, as chairman, stated the reason for which the meeting was called, and that two resolutions would be moved for the purpose of expressing sympathy and raising funds to help the wounded and wives and children of the soldiers of the Queen. After the band had played a selection, Mr. T. H. Goode, in an appropriate speech which stirred up the meeting thoroughly, moved the first resolution, viz.-"It is desirable that a fund b...
SHIPPING. ARRIVALS AND DEPARTURES. LONDON, Jan. 12. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 13 January 1900
SiPLPIN?G. ARRIVALS AND DEPARTURES. LONDON, Jan. 12. The following notifications have been posted at Lloyd's: Arrivals.-From Sydney-Derwent, ship. From Port Pirie-Philadelphia, ship, at Antwerp. From Fremantle America, bk., and Irby, ship. From Adelaide via ports-Sommerfield, s., at Hamburg. Departures. - For Brisbane - Ben Cruachan, bk. For Lyttelton-Ranga tira and Waimate, ýstrs. For Sydney Woolloomooloo, s.
COMMERCIAL TELEGRAMS. WEST DEVONPORT, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 13 January 1900
COMMERCIAL TE1L?RIRAMS. WEST DEVONPORT, Friday. A few early lots of potatoes have been coming forward for local purposes and selling at from 3s Gd to 4s per cwt. Demand for export is likely to set in the week after next. Very little business is doing in wheat-quotation, nominal, 2s ld to 2s 2d. Stout sparrowbill oats are in good demand at is 10d, and considerable business has been done for export. - A little higher money has been paid for somo large lines of best quality. Tar tarians are in somewhat better demand at from is 7d to is 8d. Algerians sell at is Gd to is 7d. There is a very good demand for prime chaff at from) 40s to 42s Gd. Dairy produce--Butter is plonti ful-7d to Sd for factory and separator; 4d to 6d for hand made. Cheese, Gd, small deliveries; eggs, Sd to 9d; bacon, nominal, 5d to Gd; hams, quiet, G',d to 7d. Wool -Merino, 9d to 10d: first cross, 7d to Sd; coarse wools, 5d to Gd. Hides, 3d to 3V/d. Sheepskins-Firsts, 41,/d to 5½/d; seconds, 3?,d to 4d; pelts, Gd to ...
THE ROMANCE OF LADYSMITH. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 13 January 1900
THE ROMANCE OF L?ADYSM'ITH. Ladysmith, which has been brought into such prominence since the out break of the war, was named after the wife of General Sir Harry Smith. His marriage was a romance of the Napo lesonic wars. When the British under Sir Arthur Wellesley (afterwards Duke of Wellington) were driving the French out of Spain, Henry Smith was a cap tain in the British army. One night he and another young oilicer in a Spanish town which the British had just occupied were visited by two beau tiful Spanish girls of high rank, who begged their protection in the alarming circumstances in which they were placed. The protection was, of course, given, and Captain Smith fell desper ately in love with one of the girls, and subsequently married her. Afterwards he became General Sir Harry and she Lady Smith. Sir Harry was employed in South Africa after it became a Dritish possession, and his name is per p'l.tuu-lad by the town of Harrys:nith, just across the Orange Free State border of Na...
THE SULPHIDE PROBLEM. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 13 January 1900
rTprE SULPHIDE PRO BILE . Under the above heading the "Finan cial News" discusses the development of the smelting and refining worksi in New South Wales and South Aus tralia. Dealing with the general subject our contemporary sayt:-"With cheaper money and better banking facilities, tlta Australians have settled down to a policy of developing their undoubtedly great natural resources. The settle ment of the federation of the principal colonies, entailing intercolonial free trade, has undoubtedly given a strong impulse to the" establishment of manu factories, especially In regard to, the treatment and working up of the valu able minerals so abundant throughout Australia. Hitherto the ores of copper, lead, silver, and refractory gold ores have either been shipped to Europe, or, after being roughly concentrated, have been sent to Europe for refining. Seve ral important smelting and refining works have lately been established in New South Wales, where abundance of cheap coal. and large su...
A GERMAN VIEW OF THE WAR. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 13 January 1900
A GERM'AN VIEW OF THEI WAR. The London "Daily News" publishes a letter from I-I. Moller, of Lubeck, in the course of which the writer deplores the ill-timed economy or want of fore sight with which England is playing into the hands of "the bitterest and most crafty enemy she has, perhaps ever had"-the Boers. Says the writer -Will you allow a German reader of your valued paper, who is a firm be lieveer in the justice of the English cause in the present war, and a sincere admirer and well-wisher of your great nation, to tell you, though. it may not be absolute news. to you, what the general opinion in this country seems to be with regard to the chances of the war? Well, it is this, that Great Britain, by not sending out at once a crushing force of at least 100,000 fighting men as: quickly as possible, is simply sacrificing' one by one, the splendid and gallant troops that have already gone forth' It is held that before Sir Redvers Buller can get together his 40,000 fighting men, Sir G...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 13 January 1900
Professional Column. A : HAROLD MASTERS, ARCHITOIU. A.M.P. ORAMBARS, CAMERON-STREET, LAUNCUETON. YCLE ACCESSORIES AILMOST GIVEN AWAY. P. COLQUHOUN, S7 Brisbane-st., opposite Brisbane Hotel. Ioldinga high standard \ O Sgarettes. Amusements. T H E 0 S o P H Y. The following lectures on Theosophy will be delivered at the class-room of the Mechanics' Institute by MISS! LILIAN EDGER, M.A., ,Next SUNDAY, JANUARY 14th, at 8.15. and TUESDAY, JANUARY 16th, at 8 o'clock: "What Theosophy Is," "Reincarnation." LAdmission, free. Collection at door. T OURISTS' ASSOCIATION AFTERNOONO DRIVES. Leaving the .Quadrant for the fol lowing places (except Longford at 2 p.m.) punctually at 2.30 p.m. CORRA LINN-Round trip via Hob bier's Bridge, and back by Opossun Road. Ticket, 2/6. GENERATING STATION (permits issued at Town Hall)-Ticket for drive, 1/6. PERTH-Round trip, via Evandale and bank of South Esk, return by Long ford road. Ticket, 3/-. LONGFORD-Cab starts 2 p.m. (not less than four passengers). Roun...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 13 January 1900
ARE YOU MARRIED! IF NOT, NOW IS THE TIME TO BUY G0,0DS IN ANTICIPATION. DRESSES. Double-width Fancy Dress TPweeds, usually 5/11 dress, Sale price 2/11 Double-width Twill Dress Tweeds, Sale price 3/11. AJll Wool Black and Navy Coating Serges, usually 1/6 yard, to clear at 11d. Coloured Wool Coating Serges, reduced to 101.d. Coloured Wool Coating Serges, were 1/11, reduced to 1/4%. Black and Navy Coating Serges, were 2/11, reduced to 1/11. Black Figured Lustres, ordinary price 1/6, now 91/%d. Black Figured Lustres, usual price 2/6, now 1/9. Pure 'Wool Black Voile Cloth, 2/6 yard, Sale price 1/9. Coloured Cashmeres, worth 1/6, Sale price, 10%%d. Black Delaine, all wool, to clear 6d yard. Black Cashmere, 101d yard. Black Lace Cloth, all wool, Sale price 1/6. Nun's Veiling, black and. all colours, sold elsewhere 1/3, 1/6; our price, all 91/.d.. Remnants will be cleared out regardless of price. PRINTS AND MUSLINS. Good Washing Prints, 1/11 full dress. Good Washing Prints, 2/9 full dress. ...
UNION COMPANY'S STEAMERS. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 13 January 1900
UNION COMPANY'S STEAMERS. Iuward.-From Melbourne:-To-morrow, Pateena, s., due at 10.30 a.m. At Devonport -Thursday, Penguin, s., due. At Hobart Friday, Tarawera, s., due. From Syd ney:-Wednesday, Wakatipu, s., duo at 4 p.m. At -lobart-Monday, Conah, s., ex pected. From New Zealand:-At Hobart Friday, Mokola, s., due. Outward. - For Melbourne: -Tuesday, Pateena, s., leaves at 2 p.m. 'From Hobart-Friday, Mokoia, s., leaves. From Devonport-Monday, Penguin, s., leaves. For Sydney:-Friday, 19th, Wakatipu, s., leaves. From: Hobart-Monday, Oonah, s., leaves at 5 p.m. For New Zealand:-From Hobart-Friday, Tarawera, s., leaves.
METALS LONDON,. Jan. 11. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 13 January 1900
LONDON,. Jan.. 11. The following are the-quotations, last week's rates being given in paren theses: Copperl.-The market continues quiet, standard brands at £70 5s (£69 15s) for spot, and £70 5s (£69 15s) for three months' delivery. Pig Iron.-Glasgow Warrants No. 1 are quoted at 67s 2d (GGs 9d) cash. Lead.-Soft foreign, £16s 10s (16s lOs). Spelter.--£20 5s ( £20 12s 6d). Silver.-Bars are quoted at 2s 3d (2s 3 1-16d) per oz. standard. Tin.-Australian is quoted at £112 (£116 10s) for spot; and £112 15s (£117 10s) for three months.
SOLDIERS OF FORTUNE. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 13 January 1900
SOLDIERS O OF FORTUNE. There are hundreds of men drifting about the Continent, and even England, who (declares the "Spectator") either firon misconduct,: or accident, or dis content with their prospects, are out of rapport with the regular armies, and would welcome any service which pro mised good pay, plenty of adventure, and those vague "chances" which are to some natures a' atthractive as ganm bling is to others. Any of them if frankly accepted and supported by an Asiatic or African Prince may be able to turn a horde of irregulars into a re gular army, and by teaching them to construct Plevnas may make invasion from the seaboard very nearly impossi ble. R njeet Singh employed live or six such men, who not only created the extremely formidable Sikh army, but impressed on it so dleep a stamp that when in 1.848 the soldiers of the Pun jab marched on us for the second time they were still the most dangerous troops with whom we lhd ever in Asia had-to contqnd. We can see no reason wha...
COMMANDEERING EPISODES AN UNWRITTEN PIECE OF TRANSVAAL HISTORY. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 13 January 1900
CO1?:AN'DEERING EPISODES t - 0 AN UNWRITTEN PIECE OF TRANS- b VAAL HISTORY. (By'J.P.II. in the "Cape Times.") P When President Kruger gave forth to the world, in his now famous de spatch, that the Uitlanders did not want 1 the franchise, that when he offered tf them equal burgher rights if they took up arms in the defence of the Republic during the Malaboch campaign, they n refused and rebelled. When Paul Kruger gave forth this dictum, I say deliberately that he that S mounted the pulpit, of the Dopper t Church in Pretoria, and called the -ligher Powers to witness that his enemies were driving him, to break the 1 peace (previous to the war declaration), y I say it, and will prove it too, that it G was a hypocritical and untruthful a prayer, as was the document, deliber- b ately planned to mislead the world and b in order to obtain undeserved sym- ci pathy. n I do not thinlk the' story of the real issues of the commandeering incident, It and the treatment meted, out to the "five famo...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 13 January 1900
S ADARENA,"' A POUERLFU BLOOD Testimonials received from grateful patients who cannot recommend "GADA RIDNA" too highly. To the Proprietors of "Gadarena." Launceston, July 13th, 1899. Dear Sirs,-Being a great sufferer from Kidney and Liver Complaints, brought on through neglect on the Western Mineral Fields, and having tried many of the so cafled remedies without obtaining any permanent relief, I was recommended to try your "Gadarena," and the result was wonderful. The cause of all my trouble seems to be removed. I was never in better health than at present; "Gadarena" is my benefactor. To all suffering as I have, I can with confidence recommend them to try "Gadarena."-Yours truly, A. J. RITCHIB, 8 Stone-street, Cataract Hill. To the Proprietors of "Gadarena." Launceston, July 1st, 1899. Gentlemen,-I have much pleasure in testifying to the merits of your "aMda renat" Having suffered greatly from Dyspepsia (and no one could have suffered worse) for months, and tried a number of the s...
NOTES BY IXION. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 13 January 1900
NOTES BY IXION. The City programme for the 24th is well worthy of perusal. The principal items are:-Wheel Race, £23; Mile Handicap, £10; Half-Mile, £5 1Is; and Trial, £5. The club is unfortunate in losing its secretary at the present moment, and it is to be hoped that the choice of the committee will fall on some energetic person, who will keep the ball rolling. A good secretary means success. The handicaps for the A.N.A. have just been published. Splendid entries have been received for the. Wheel Race, which promises this year to be more interesting than ever. A report is going the rounds that Percy Beauchamp had a bad fall at one of the Victorian country race meets, and had broken his collar-bone. At the last series of meetings held on the Sydney ground the track was bril liantly illuminated by acetylene lamps. This is the first attempt made in Aus tralia to use the new gas for night rac ing, and from the success attained in Sydney it may not be long before this illuminant may bi ...
JUSTICES OF THE PEACE. HOBART, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 13 January 1900
JUSTICES OF THE PEACE. HOBART, Friday. The following have been appointed justices of the peace:-Emu Bay-Mr. Alfred Charles Hall, of Somerset, and Mr. James Stirling, of Burnie. Laun- ceston -Mr. Frederic Ferdinand Kowar zik, of Lilydale. Macquarie--Mr. Gil- bert Ralston, of Williamsford; Mr. James Stuart Monro, of Zeehan. West bury-Mr. Albert William Monds, of Carrick. ,,
OUR "TOMMY ATKINS" FUND. "HE'S AN ABSENT-MINDED BEGGAR." 3276 SHILLINGS RECEIVED. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 13 January 1900
OUR "TOMMY ATKINS" FUND. "HE'S AN ABSENT-MINDED BEGGAR." 3276 SHILLINGS RECEIVED. Now just another "tiger" as you send your "divvies" on, To help us fill our little tambourine; And just a thought for those that's left--a tear for him who's gone That absent-minded, "Soldier, of the Queen." He's a poor old Tommy Atkins, and he's miles across the sea, With nothin' but a heap o' stones to mind him; And he asked when he was dying that his mates-that's YOU and ME Would mind the girl that Tommy's left behind hit. ,, . Already acknowledged ... £ 150 0 0 . Yesterday's receipts:-H. Paterson Jones, Is 2d; W. R. Bennett, is; Mrs. Bennett, is; A. M., is; G. T. S., is; R. S., is; Mrs E. Eeles, 2s; L. Best, is; Constable Brown, is; Ramsay, J:, Is; JTames Viney, 20s; J. M.. Goss, Is; 14. r. Bott, 1s; C. Byard; is; John Ran kin, 13; C. H. Hookway, ils; Mrs. E1'n. Soden, is; C. Hanmonrl, ls; A. Tunks, 2s; Wm. Drake, is; T. W. Stanwix, is; Captain J. Anderson, is; W. R. Down, is: Violet Dadsdein, 2s; ...