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FIRE IN WAYMOUTH STREET. A BLAZE IN WICKER FURNITURE. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 13 March 1901
FIRE IN WAYM0UTH STREET. . A BLAZE IN WICKER FURNITURE. The most troublesome nre of the year so far as the brigade was concerned, and tha most picturesque in the eyes of the public, occurred in \Vaymouth street, near Light square, on luesday nignt. rrom the me tropolitan and the suourban stations the men wkh their appliances were called to the establishment of Air. A. R. Webster, a manufacturer on a large scale of wicker furniture. The firemen arrived upon the scene at 8.38, when llames were shooting through the roof with a vigour which gave every promise of an old-time Adelaide blaze. There are few places rathe city which could be more rapidly reduced to ruins by fire than Mr. Webster's premises. The place was heavily stocked with wicker fur niture and cane ware of the most inflam mable description, which burnt with a ra pidity calculated to spell disaster in a few moments. The glare could be seen for several miles around, and soon Waymouth street and Light square were blocked by t...
THE SYDNEY RAILWAY DISASTER. SYDNEY, March 12. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 13 March 1901
THE SIDNEY RAILWAY DISASTER. SYDXKY. March 1- The inquest on the body of Herbert Henry Darnley, who wa* killed in the Tcmiic Railway disaster on February 15. w.u continued to-day. Edward E. Lough ry. outdoor locomotive superintendent, --aid an examination of the wrecked engine «1iowvd that the running gear, wheeU, and .^prina.-! were in good order. lie «w nothing the matter with, the line to cause the derailment. He had formed the con clusion that the engine must have been tra velling at a higU rate of speed. The en train- wag further adjourned.
CROWDED THEATRES. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 13 March 1901
CROWDED THEATRES. On Tuesday evening for the first time Adelaide's two theatres were both crowded to the doors, a circumstance which may be regarded as a satisfactory, answer to those who a few months ago said tlie city did not contain, theatregoers enough to fill two places of amusement. Grand opera, though in its fourth week at the Theatre Royal, is drawing the largest houses of the season, and if, when the atmosphere in doors was almost unbearable, and there' were consequently empty seats, Mr. Mus- 1 grove had any doubte whether the best elass of opera music was really appreciated ! in Adelaide, liis experience this week ' should remove them. The theatre was full to overflowing on Tuesday night, when 'Tannhauser' was repeated, and there are already the indications managers like to see that the attendances at the two last performances of a memorable season will be equally satisfactory. But while grand opera has its devotees, the vaudeville star at the Tivoli Theatre attracted a cr...
NOTES'AND QUERIES. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 13 March 1901
NOTES'AND QUEKIES. . 'A. JJ. C.'— In the circumstances thft winner ought io table' kit cards. 'KJl ' .Port;Victoria.-Tlio area of your tank is 2181 cnbic varH« 'Trouble* of a Pioneer Mother.' -i Thank*, but not up to standard. 'Subscriber.'— Address the letter to Pre toria, and h should reach its destination. 'Student'— Your question is too ambigu ous. Please state specifically what you re* quire. 'Sixty-five Years' Experience of 3fetbo- dism.'— You should send you letter to Iho Methodist paper. 'D.B.'-A black and wWte horse is a piebald; a bay (or other colour than blade) and white, a skewbald. 'Interested.'— No; that intcrprctatson of the law would not be upheld in the courts. See other clauses of Cbe Act. 'Cured.'— Before publishing your letter we would require to know somethinc of the nature of the remedy which has benefited ? you. 'Ian Eufftian' enquires for the exact ori gin of the expression 'Buckley's chance.' \yUl some reader oblige with the informa tion? 'A Constant Reader...
SPORTING NOTES. THE VICTORIAN CARNIVAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 13 March 1901
SPORtlNGr/NOTBS/ THE VICTORIAN CARNIVAL. [By Tarquin-J ' The V JLC. do not took to make a profit Over their autumn meeting. Lest year tfiey lost' just over £3,MM, and this March, when accounts are balanced, they will be about £3^00 to the bad. And thu in spite of the fact that the mums are better man they were twelve months ago. One is sur prised to learn that the roceipU irom the gates were heavier. It certainly looked as enough the attendances were eurailer, the Grand Stand and the lawns on some ot the days presenting a comparatively deserted ap pearance, but Uie tailing ott must nave been with the fair sex, the majority ot whom do not pay. Taking it all round the meeting was not as interesting aa im predecessors. There seemed to be a lack oi 'go' about the proceedings, and had it not been tor the presence ot the New Zealander Advance the excitement would nave oeen reduced to a minimum. The nods, too, were small— too small to have pleased the handicapper— and were not worthy of th...
AUSTRALIAN QUOTATIONS. MELBOURNE, March 12. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 13 March 1901
AUSTRALIAN QUOTATIONS. MELBOURNE, March 12. Colonial Bank preference— £9. Cbmroercbl. ordUanr-19/. National ordinary— 70/8. National preference— £11 10/. Victoria-ordlnsry-63/C. Victoria preference— £11 5/. Block 10-80/, 79/. Broken Hill Proprietary-f6/9, 47/, 48/3. South Blocks (con.)-4/. Sooth Blocks (paid)-5/3. North Juncttonr-2/1. LyeU Tharsit-4/1 Mount Lyell-itt/, 91/. _ Monnt I^rdl Bloeks-S/1, 6/3. — i Kbrth Mount Lyell-54/. Chfllagoe B aadM. (cum righU)-28/. Mount Garnet Freenold-37/, 38/8. Brioth-8^, 8/. Great Boulder-24/i. Glenane Consols-W/. 43/9, 43/6. Glenftne Nortb-0/3. 6/6. Glenflne South- £8 VI. £8 13/. Orcat Glenflne (paid)-2/10. Long Tunnel Extended-£10, £9 10/. Lomt Tunnel North-3/. Sooth German-6«7. South New Moo-27/. ^ ^ ^ New South Wales 3 per cent funded stock— £97 Union Baak-£37 17/6. Federal Centrifugal-5/0. Croesus Proprietary-1/8. Great Boulder Peraweranee- £? 4/. North Broken HU1-18/3.
AUSTRALIAN TELEGRAMS KALGOORLIE, March 12. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 13 March 1901
A.USTRALIAK TELBGBAJkUS KALCOORLIE, March 12. CnMeuttmg has been started west at we uuu jeveUfSi Xioesw ProprieUry Mtoe. Tfceoaatera croMcut tt that level has been driven SO ft. from JErSSrT nom the appearance of the couarry paiedthrough it would oppear thalthe looe,»s ffuu^Snur^e-tward. ^'J^W bands are now showmg in the end of the croMCUi. JSeh to believed to be in dose proximity to the ^tS.SSry'wo* U belngto. by **£*»*£ phide plant on Ilannan's BrownhUi Mine. There ^cSSTottf «S - Vm level, of «ms tttarBouWMioe U ftnitbed, and _«««- StSBC^fll bo started, this week « bothootau. Ore of nod average gride is being obtained from aU M^Ttketise. The aulptdde plant H ruanuJrwdl. and the working carts are neing labrtanlially reduced. Gas generators are in Sum of erection, and whenfi^r hwj,.^ com Dieted the whole of the 12 furnaces will be batt ed by gas la lieu of wood. At theannusl meeting of the Western Australian (^inbffT Mines yesterday Mr. L. Hamilton, manager if the Great Boulder Mloe...
NARROW ESCAPE FOR LORD KITCHENER. London, March 12. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 13 March 1901
NARROW ESCAPE FOlt LORD - JUTUmsXER. Londou. March 12. Referring to Lord Kitchener's escape :rom being killed on the bciagoa Bay Ltallway at Balmoral on January 23 tost— a report of which was cabled to The Register' at the tlmc-a British ifficer, who was present, narrates that the driver of the pilot engine which went ahead of Lord Kitchener's train, reported that the line was clear for tome miles ahead. His Lordship, how ever, was dubious on the point, and ordered the driver to again test a sus picious-looking spot on the Hue, this time with two heavily laden trucks at tached to the locomotive. This was done, with the result that the two trucks were blown 'to pieces by an ex plosion of dynamite. A hundred con cealed Boers then rushed to the spot, only to find the mangled remains of the unfortunate driver. Lord Kit chener returned in his train to Pan 3tation. The. officer adds that a boOy -f Boers surprised a squadron of the 18th Hussars, who were acting as es cort to tbo Commander-...
SIDELIGHTS ON PONY RACING. BROKEN HILL, March 12. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 13 March 1901
SIDELIGHTS ON PONY RACING. BROKEN HILL. March 12. In the small debts court to-duy some side lights were thrown on the pony noes held last week. W. H. Birdseye obtained a Verdict of £3 odd for horsefeed against J. Bray and C. Glen. As the verdict was not satisfied the Sheriff's officer, H. Me Veagh, seized a racing pony known as Battler together with a saddle and a bridle. It was proved in the evidence that Battler had also run under the names of Sovereign and Bigg's Beer. Another horse named Jerry had also run as Bigg's Beer. The ownership of Battler was vague. One man siid he bad owned the horse from a foal; another, that some other man gave him Battler for the loan of two other bones. After complicated evidence, the magistrate allowed tne seizure of the saddle and bridle, but ordered the release of the horse.
AMUSEMENTS. TIVOLI THEATRE. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 13 March 1901
AMUSEMENTS. TTVOLI THEATRE. The first Lottie Collins mutinee will be given st the Tivoli Theatre this afternoon. This popular place of amusement has been filial 4a it« ntmMt mnamtv each eveninc tnis week by enthusiastic people dearous of bearing one of the greatest artistes in the vaudeville profession. Miss Lottie Colbns's songs are th£ evence of refine ment, and are delivered with a voice quite unusual in a vaudeville artiste. The tour submitted nightly show this lady's ver satility, and it is hardly conceivable that the dashing 'Girl on the ran dan' can (be the same who a few minutes later appears dad in the most elegantly up-to-date cos tume as a leader of society.* The piece dc resistance is 'The Little Widow,' which, alter livening up the audience, is follow ed by- a capital coster song, 'The coal man's wife. Miss Collins is one of the most accomplished artistes heard in Ade laide, and her season ought to be a success ful one. Another interesting item on the programme is that ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 13 March 1901
AUCTIONS A BSTBACT OF SALES BV AUCTION ?'- Tins DAY. 5'. Brute & Co.— At Kensington, at eleven— Pro- perty, Furniture, Arc. Johnson & Co.— At North Adelaide, at eleven— Furniture. J. A. Sando.— At Fulham, at eleven— Farm Stock, Implements, &e. 1). U'. Melrin,— At his Mart, at ten— Miscellaneous Sale. J. Paltridge k Co.— At their Bazaar, at two— Horses. Elder, Smith, & Co.— At the Corporation Yank, at haH-p_st eleven— Cattle. \V. Thycr fc Co.— At their Mart, at eleven— D.iiry and Farm Produce. THIS DAY. Wednesday, March 13, at II a. in. THEODORE BRUCE & GO. have been favoured with instructions from flic Trus tees in tlie Estate of the late .rimes l'appin to sell bv auction— ON TUK VKKMKSKS. r.KGKVT STUEKT. KENSINGTON*. l'art Allotment Si, Section is!), having a frontage of 15!) ft. to Regent street liv 1'1 it. !l in. along Bridge street with HI ft. right-of-way at the rear, with the substantially built Itcm'dcncc erected there on, containinj- i...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 13 March 1901
CHILDREN now-a-days have notoriously BAD TEETH, , because the White Bread they live on lacks the .... * Wheaten Phosphates (rejected with the Bran) ?;.;?; which go to make good, sound Teeth; as well as Bone, Brain and Nerve substance. ? OERHOS SALT, used like common salt, supplies these necessary Phosphates, and is, therefore, invaluable in the daily food of mothers and children. WhobtakAekH:-' D*J. FOWLER, AOeUUDS * FREEMANTLE. '''J/gkL If yon stop eating yon J^^^^ trill surely- fei thinner jt'jL^^^H *'^ thinffffr, nntOftt tart C^^^V yon starve to deatK. 6nss i^^^^^^ wont answer, although ^^^H||jA it is good for the hone. ^^^^^^P Ton mart ham % food ^^H^^B suitable to your needs. Kb Hair vjgof ?HHin^KiQKl is a hair food. It H^wll^HMyS won't take the M I winA p1*0® °* s1*88 or |A Sr^[/ hair can't keep from SJX At^ growing. It stops HHjnMf ' falling ont becaose it is I gajssw' hearty and strong. And ? ^F^ italways restores the early 'rich, dark color to gray hair. We say that 'gray h...
THE UNITED STATES. INTERESTING ITEMS BY THE MAIL. NEW YORK, February 10. MR. BRYAN AND THE BRITISH CONSTITUTION. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 13 March 1901
THE UNITED STATES. INTERESTING ITEMS BY THE MAIL. ! '?'-*? NEW YORK, February 10. - MB. BRYAN AND THE BBITI8U CON ? ?'» STROTIOK. Mr. W. J. Bryan, the Democratic candi date for .the Presidency, has some curious ideas about the position of the Constitu tional aoverejfii-oi Great Britain. He has just remarked that 'King Edward coukl announce his willingness to join Parliament in extending to the people of Ireland the rights and privileges now enjoyed by his English subjects. Be could express a desire for the termination of the war in South Africa, in which Englishmen are being sacrificed and Boers slaughtered in order to raise the British flag over a few gold mines.' Fancy the consternation which the King^ compliance with this oracle's advice would create in England. The first step, of course, would be tne resignation of all the Ministry, from Lord Salisbury down, who ate responsible to Parliament for the official utterances of the. sovereign. THE DESPISD NEGRO. There is great excitem...
CONINGHAM DIVORCE CASE. SENSATIONAL EVIDENCE. A SEARCHING CROSS-EXAMINATION. SUGGESTION OF FORGED LETTERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 13 March 1901
CONLNttHAM DIVORCE OASE.^ . SENSATION AL EVIDENCE. A SEARCHING CROSS-EXAMINATION. SUGGESTION OF FORGED LETTERS. RESPONDENT SAID TO HAVE BEEN DRUGGED. SYDNEY. March'l2. The bearing of the Contngham divorce caic was continued to-duy beiore Mr. Jus tice Owen and a .jury. Mr. J. H. Want, who appeared for the co-respondent, Dr. trUaran, continued his croseexamina tion of petitioner— Did not your wite wnte to you to say, 'be sure to ay that I beg- ! ged-you to spare Dr. O'Haran?'— 1 never ? received that, but she may have written it ' You «ay «ne may have written it. Will you give me an order to get it?— I will not give you an order for something that 1 do not know exisU. 1 told you that yes terday. Mr. Want then requested Uh- petitioner, to write w- that the jury might see him \ wWLjt writing. Mr. Want dictated to pe- titioner the following words, which he wrote down after having nrrt written bis own name— 'What will you charge for Ma bel and Artie? 1 could not let Mabel and Artie go by ...
THE COMMONWEALTH. THE REVENUE TARIFF CAMPAIGN [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 13 March 1901
THB COIMON WEALTB. THE REVENUE TARIFF CAMPAIGN The weekly meeting of the South' Aus tralian branch of the Freetrade and Libe ral Association was held on Tuesday. There was a good attendance, presided over by ur. js. uewkiu. a large amount ot cor respondence was disposed' of. There were urgent' requests for some of the freetrade candidates, to visit Angaston and Stirling. Valuable suggestions were received from Petersburg respecting the plan of campaign and the selection of freetrade candidates. It'was further reported that several of the party's candidates had been well received in that district. A committee was appoint ed to/supervise the distribution of litera ture prior to the time of the federal elec tion.— Several replies were received from federal candidates declaring themselves iu favour of the platform of the association. After a short discussion it was decided by an almost unanimous vote that the support of- the association Oe given to the following eandidates:-Senate-Hon. ...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 13 March 1901
SPECIAL NOTICE. Announcements of Births, Marriages, and Deaths, nnt exceeding five lines, are inserted once each in 'The Register,' 'The Observer,' 'The Even ing Journal,' and Special Summary prepared for transmission to England for the single charge of Half a Crown; extra lines Cd. each. The name and address of the eeiider must in all eases be given. KIP.THS. TAPLEY.— On the 30th December, 1900, at Fair View, Duni'diii, the wife of 11. Livlnsstonc Taplcy, of a ton. MARRIAGES. BOWEY— BftVLE.-On the Till February, 1-W1, af. the Presbyterian Church, Golden Grove, by the Rev. J. Ilendry. M.A., assisted by the Rev. James Anderson. Arthur Henry, eldest son of Ilenrv Bovrcy, to Martha, youngest daughter of William Boyle, Golden Grove. MITCHELL-STANFORD.— On the 25th Decem ber, at the residence of the bride's parents, by the Rev. W. A. Langsford, Percival Harris, third son of Joser/h Mitchell, of Ardtornisli, to Alice IlettiP, oldest daughter of Thomas Stanford, of Fulhani. DEATHS. CARTER....
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 13 March 1901
BIRTHS, MARRIAGES. AND DEATHS. BIKTHS. BIRKS.--On the 10th February, at Spring Farm, Clare, the wife of W. S. Birks— a daughter. GITTINGS.— On the 9th March, at her residence, North Adelaide, the wife of J. C. Gittings, of a son. ROBINSON.-On the 25th February, at Hamp- ton street, Goodwood, the wife of J. A. Robinson, of Franklin Harbour, of twin daughters. WOODS.— On the 11th March, at Penny street, Semaphore, the wife of E. T. Woods— a daughter MARRIAGES. DOLLING— HEWETT.— On the 14th February, at the Methodist Church, Snowtown, by the Rev. H. J. Parkinson, Albert Gustav Alfred (A. A.), eldest son of Mr. J. G. Dolling, of Wokurna, to Ross May Moor, youngest daughter of Mr. Oncsimus Hewett, of Snowtown, formerly of Wo- kurna. DUNN-CRASE.-On the 7th April, 1900, at Adelaide, Lionel, eldest son of George Dunn, Gum Bank, Charleston, to Ethel, second daughter of George Crase, North Adelaide. HUMPHRIS-CHANTER.-On the 6th February, &nbsp; at the Methodist Church, Parkside, by th...
THE HARBOURS OF SOUTH AUS- TRALIA. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 13 March 1901
THE HARBOURS OF SOUTH AUS- TRALIA. Mr. Linden Bates, the harbour specialist, &nbsp; who is now in Queensland, has accepted the offer of the South Australian Govern- ment to inspect and report upon an outer harbour and a graving dock at Port Ade- laide and upon the south-eastern ports. Mr. Bates will supply his reports and the estimates of cost of his suggested improve- ments by June 1.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 14 March 1901
SOUTH AUSTRALIAN RAILWAYS. Port Adelaide Races, SATURDAY, iMARCH 16. Trains will ran at frequent intervals, including Special Tlirough Trains, to Cheltenham, leaving Adelaide at 12.30, 12.45, and 1 p.m. AH Trains between 10.5 a.m. and 6.35 p.m. mil stop at Cheltenham. Between 10.5 a.m. and 3.5 p.m. Special Fares will be in force to Cheltenham from all Port Line Stations. Tickets for Grand Stand, Derby, and Flat can be obtained at the Ticket Offices, Adelaide, Bowden, Port Adelaide, Albcrton, and Semaphore, at 7s. Gd., 2s. 6d., and Is. respectively. JOHN B. MeNEIL, O.T. Manager. Railway Offices, Adelaide, March 13, 1901. *7H,5 QJOUTH AUSTRALIAN RAILWAYS. SEASIDE EXCURSION. GAWLER TOIeIHIAPHORE. SATURDAY, MARCH 10. On the above date Special Trains \rill run as under, by which Return Tickets at specially re duced fares will be issued from Gawler and Smith field to Semaphore: — FIRST-CLASS RETURN ? - .. 3s. SECOND-CLASS RETURN ? .. 2s. p.m. p.m. Gawler, dep ? 1.30 Semaphore, dcp... 7.30...