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THE BARRON FALLS. MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING. WHAT THE SYNDICATE REQUIRE. AS STATED BY MR. C. N. CHAPMAN. [To THE EDITOR "MORNING POST."] [Newspaper Article] — Morning Post — 31 March 1898
THE BARRON FALLS. MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING. WHAT TÇHE SYNDICATE REQUIRE. AS STATED BY MB. C. N. CHAP- MAN. [To TIM EDITOR "MORNING POST."] Sir,-In the issue of the Caima I 44 Argua" of the 11th February, alarm is 1 taken at may application for a lease of 25 acres at the Barron Falla. To enable' your readers to learn the facts through your valuable paper, I give you the fol- lowing information :-The application is for the tame Syndicate that obtained an Act of Parliament to build a railway from Mareeba to Chillagoe. The object in applying for so much land as 25 aerea is to cover any possible site where a small building will not interfere with the scenery, and not for smelting works, for which the situation is utterly unsuitable.' Tho building will be tot, contain Turbine» jr"y5g' " jr'1'is?î^'lrt^r»*^^»y;TWT7 above the Falls and return it Mow : in transit, to convert the water power into electrical power, and transmit the elec- tric energy by cable to the smelting works, which will pro...
CORRESPONDENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Post — 31 March 1898
CORRESPONDENCE. [The Editor is in no way responsible for the opinion of 'correspondents. . The ventilation of public matters will always be encouraged under this heading provided the letters sent in are signed by the respective -writers.' We reserve to ourselves the right to exclude all manuscript bearing a norn de plume, although vie are prepared to admit that "Pro Bono Publico,*' "Old Subscriber," "One Who Knows" and the rest ofthat ancient frater- nity of anonymous scribes, may, under certain circumstances, be excused for veiling their signatures.] &lt; ,
No title [Newspaper Article] — Morning Post — 31 March 1898
i There are 700 laundries inùNew I York the labor of which ia carried on entirely by Chineen men and women. The explosivo force of dynamite ia about eight tinta* thai of gunpowder. There is a curions auperstition in Venice that if a étranger diee in an hotel the number of his room will ba lucky at the next lottery. ; Eminent medical authorities amy that the best drink after antin* ia a cup .. of coffee not ve*? strong and taken with- out t*fv or erena.
No title [Newspaper Article] — Morning Post — 31 March 1898
Observation shows - that there prevails in the lower grades of animal life jost as strong an inchnation to avoid unnecessary labour as is found among more highly developed animals. Just as a large proportion. of humanity ^consistently refrains from doing anything fee itself which it ränget done for it, either by fair or foul means, so there are among minute creatures a certain percentage ever ready to avail themselves of the services of others. Among interesting cases of this description U one reported by a Mrs Slosson, who observed at,; Fraaconia some lacewing flies which seemed to have a black spot upon each wing, while others had but one spot. I On capturing some of the lacewings, she noticed the . black, spots were really minute cecidomyia' fhes, and closer observation j showed that it was not nnusnal f or these flies to steal à ride on the larger insects. The, Rev. A. £.' Eaton, when' in Algeria, also noticed small flies of the Borborinae group ' riding on the backs of big Copr...
From Our Point of View. WHAT WE Do. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Post — 31 March 1898
From Our Point of View. WHAT WE Do. There is one good qual- ity among Labor men which is worthy of imi tation by Ministerialists, and that is known and - unread Ijibor rag has a paragraph in its columns that " Unless the Government carry ont this, that or the other at once, we shall feel it our duty to put them out of office", the world at large does not even smile. But should thc reform or movement advocated by. the unimpor- tant rag, be carried out by the Gov- ernment, all the other Labor papers in the colony come out in hysterical print to the following effect "Owing to the persistent advocacy of the Dead Hole Tin Trumpet the Govern- ment has at last caved in, and Social- ism has gained another victory." The Endeavour Beacon, which gives the reader the impression that it suffers from chronic anaemia, has the following in its last issue : " The Cairns Municipal Conncil at its last meeting passed a resolution (I) that the by-law be enforced, and steps taken to re I move the Japanes...
DISTRICT COURT. BEFORE HIS HONOR JUDGE NOEL. CROWN PROSECUTOR: MR. B. A. Ross, THURSDAY, 24TH MARCH. CRIMINAL JURISDICTION. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Post — 31 March 1898
DISTRICT COURT. BEFÓSE * HIS HONOR JUDGE NOEL; . CROWN PROSECUTOR: MK. B. A. Ross, THURSDAY, 24TH MAKCH. ! R / -K .; CRIMINAL JURISDICTION. Mr Henrick Ericksen was excused from non-attendance as a juror. WOUNDING WITH INTENT. The Crown Prosecutor, speaking iii refer- ence to the Japanese, Nïtchimurra, charged wnjh intent-, to. do grevious,,bodily harm, stated that accused had gone to Hongkong, after having been liberated on bail, and that he . had written to thiv Police Magistrate at Cairns enclosing doctor's certificate. Ile asked that bail be estreated unlesss his Honor .could grant a remand in order that accused mary be re-committed. - His Honor directed that bail be estreated accordingly. -V ASSAULT OCCASIONING ACTUAL BODILY ..-¿'.7 ;';,'?. HARM. . . - ; _ Peter Sedein, a Malay, had an information presented against him of assault, occasioning a&lt;iual bodily harm. Accused pleaded not guilty. : The: following jury were empannelled : i Henry Morton Forbes, Humphrey Atkins...
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. ADELAIDE, Wed. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Post — 31 March 1898
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. ADHLAIÖE. Wed, - Mr Kingston,.speaking ata banquet at Porte Pirie, strongly recommended the Commonwealth Bill, for which, he said, he »as prepared to fight tooth and nail. &lt; He hoped to sec it become the law of the land in a very short time. -He described the.Constitution as the most: democratic one - ever framed by the fhosen representatives of the people. Mr ; Kingston has despatched, a telegram to Sir John Fori cst expres- sing his surprise at the outrageous treatnmt bu was subjected to at Kalgoorlia, and stating it was a pity the men did not. recognise their real friends. The sum the South Australian dele- gates are entitled to for attendance at the Federal Convention is ¿5,672. Much excitement was caused at Miss Fixbitts private hospital, Wake- field, last night, ' when a refractory patient broke from thc room where he was confined, and nearly strangled the nurse, and attempted to jump over the balcony. Two passers-by were called in to help to get th...
VICTORIA. MELBOURNE, Wed [Newspaper Article] — Morning Post — 31 March 1898
VICTORIA. MELBOURNE, Wed E. J. Parker, 38 year;; of. - age, manager ôT Huddart, Parker and Ço.'s, died suddenly yesterday aftornoon. He attended business in the forenoon and complained that he was unwell. He returned home and was_ taken with a sudden collapse' and .expîred before medical aid could.be obtained. Death was due to organic disorder. He leaves a widow and three children.
NEW SOUTH WALES. SYDNEY, Tues. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Post — 31 March 1898
NEW SOUTH WALES. SYDNEY, Tues. It has transpired that the Naval Authorities have largely increased the reserves of coal at Thursday Island, and it is reported that fully ten thousand tons have,been stored in view of trouble in the East, also the nine warships on the Australian sta- tion have beee signalled to be coaled in readiness to proceed to sea immed- iately in the event" of war being de- clared. There are also consignments of Newcastle coal, which gives very little smoke being receivcdat the Naval Depot. . 7 " ? SYDNEY, Wed. John Nortion to-day was called up- on to show cause why a writ of at- tachment should not be issued against him for publishing certain articles calculated to prejudice ' the jury in the case of Grant Morris v. Bridget McGovern, of Cootamundra.- The former was charged with arcfiminal assault on a girl, and the latter as accessory after the fact, John McNamara and Edward Donald, who were arrested on Rand- wick Road at night after a brush with the police, wer...
WHAT IS ELECTRICITY? [Newspaper Article] — Morning Post — 31 March 1898
WHAT IS ELECTRICITY ?, The American Electrican condenses from London Engineering's review of Professor Trowbridge's new book, "What is Electricity?" as follows! The writer says that in spite of thc all- round progress made during the last 30 years, we know no more about the essential nature, of electricity than did Benjamin Franklin 150 years ago. The several explanations offered, based, upon the ether, or ether and matter associated, merely substitute one un- known for another. "After all, what is matter? What is the ether ? Mow is matter associated with the ether ? To such fundamental questions we can return no other answer than the now famous ignoramus. They make, or tend to make, us painfully conscious of the infinitude of our nescience." The writer of the review adds that Lord Kelvin must have been brooding over these provoking unknowns when he wrote to him irî 1892: "Tell me what electricity is, and I'll tell you all the rest." . This inability to detect electricity in its pri...
No title [Newspaper Article] — Morning Post — 31 March 1898
At Toulon recently the bed of the gea was lighted up from a Imlloon | attached to a tug in the hope that a ljst torpedo would bo detected. The experiment was successful. A paper watch has been exhibited by a Dr sdeii watchmaker. Thc paper is iirp|».i . it in Bitch » manner tl»» t the w«tcli is'? «Aie} to lip'as''serviceable as those of ordinary USP. ?? Talking is pronounced by doctors to 11 . a lii-id liftil occupation, good fur li-ait disjiisp, ¡ind to sonic extent a su'i.-tttuic for body excicisc.
QUEENSLAND. THORNBOROUGH, Wed. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Post — 31 March 1898
QUEENSLAND. - THORNBOROUGH, Wed. . Thc tributors of the Caledonian have crushed 16 tons of stone for 24 ounces. " - The General Grant lease owned by. McFarlane and Taylor has been sold tc? Messrs Miles & Co.; Charters Towers, for ¿1600 cash. ROCKHAMPTON,.Wed. Mr Kidston has given notice for the next meeting of the Separation League that he will move that the League be re-organised on a popular basis with a nominal entrance fee of one shilling. A propaganda will work throughout tho Central district for the established of branches of the League in every centre of population. A subsequent appeal will be made to Northern members followed by delegation after organisation from the Centre to the North. Then the motion for Separa- tion in the Assembly will be moved, and in the event of of its rejection, the dejegationwillI go to London. ,
FRIDAY, 25TH MARCH. (Before B. R. Stafford Esq., P.M.) [Newspaper Article] — Morning Post — 31 March 1898
FRIDAY, ,23TH MARCH. ... (Before B. B. Stafford Esq., P.M.) -, David Birch for being drunk was fined, i. The Qneensla'ivl National Bink v>M/s E. ;M. Mackay, refiitinç leive îirèinîsc». Mr,Milf.iriHor. coiqijl >ii a»t, Mr LÍ¡ Vaux "fo.rl^s^3árlt;->J^ldsfi^^>ént"tó,' complainant, ,tbe warrant to fssue It^ilaj's^rom date.
CHICAGO ELECTIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Post — 31 March 1898
CHICAGO ELECTIONS. election« ot last spring returueJ what apv peared to he » council nf considerable ' honesty, and. the citùtin* fait all the more ; aecnre that the caaneillbra' salaries had been fixed al 3dol. a sitting «nd a clause in the City Charter forbade them to raise their remuneration during, thair term of office. 'Bat the provisions of a City Charter, as the Helboaroe"Age remarks; are the playthings of Chicago alderman. At a recent sitting of the coancil a vote was carried with en> thnaiasm that each member should be pro- vided from the city funds with a private secretary at a coat not to exceed 1500 lob a year, it is add qne aljermxa. turning so (is, neighbor whim.the vota w*3 announced, tbsre and then appointed htp» his prívale aeceatary with maximum salary,. and the - neighbor promptly returned the oooipli j meek" _.. . : . .
CHEATING THE GALLOWS. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Post — 31 March 1898
, Charles Zanoli, charged in'New Sort with Laving murdered seven persons ..for the insurance upon .their lives, will not- Buffer punishment fur.' his crimes,, because-,the prosecuting, .pfnoers cannot lind evidenc«. enough .tó in^ke a case sgalíyií Mm^Witbin ' ii period bf two years and-two,.months'" he last four wives by sudden-death. ' AH. of these'were healthy and robust women when he married them. Durjog tfie. sarao-period there also died suddenly in big leasehold his mot'.ier-in.-law, his daughter, and one of ' his employees.- AU of these seven persons had been,.insured by. policies, payable to panoli, and he received th'e money from 'the insuring companies. In- all the casés the symptoms of- the vjatinis . were such as .might.. have, been caused by fha poison km.wu "iii atropine. But when the arrest of the mau : foi . a minor offence disclosed th'"s record of mortality in his family, the latest of his victims-if it be assumed that he really isa murderer-had been in the grave f...