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BUSHMEN'S CONTINGENT. SYDNEY, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 16 January 1900
BUSHMEN'S CONTINGENT. SYDNEY, Monday. There are now over 700 volunteers registered, at the' oilice of the secretary of the bushmen's contingent. As volunteers are likely to far outnumber the requirements, the military authori ties at Randwick have been asked to exercise greater discrimination than at first deemed necessary in the selec tion. BRISBANE, Monday. The Chief Secretary has sent the fol lowing telegram to :Premier Lyne: "In respect to yoir telegram of 3rd inst., we would be quite prepared to join with. the other colonies in organis ing a corps of mounted bushmen, pro vided all expenses were defrayed. Five hundred suitable men could be rai.se here in a mnonth."
SOUTHERN ARRANGEMENTS. HOBART, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 16 January 1900
SOUTHERN ARRANGEI1MENTS. HOBART, Monday. The public offices at Hobart will be closed from. 1 o'clock on Wednesday, on the occasion of the departure of the troops. During the time the departing mem bers ar& saying good-by to their friends and relatives other members of the de fence force will line the streets two deep. ,The members of the unit will pass between the lines, and the mem bers of the defence force will fall in and march. with thent to the steamer. The.police will kee~p an open space for the unit to pass over tlhe wharf to the vessel. The defence force will co operate in keeping the line of march open. The public oflices :will be closed in Launceston from noon in connection with the send-off of the unit. Arrangements have been made for the men, to have breakfast on arrival of the train at Parattah, and dinner will be served on board the Copgce im mediately after she leaves the wharf. On arrival in Melbourne the men will join the steamer Moravian, which will also ha...
CASE OF REV. HUNTER. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 16 January 1900
CASE OF REI\?. HUNTER. A second deputation waited on Minis ters. Hon. W. H. Burgess, M.E.C., sai'dl he .would like to draw the attention of the Government to their action in the mat ter of the ap'pointm~ent of the Rev. Mr. Hunter as chaplain of theaforces. He noted with sincere regret that the Bishop had interfered 'and practically refused to approve of Mr. Hunter going. Ministers had thought fit under the cir cnmstance?. not to grant Mr. Hunter the commission they had been pleased to issue, to him. 'Mr. Hunter had' most nobly 'volunteered his services without calling on the people of Tasmania to recoup him one penny of his expenses. He was determined to go to South Africa, and he would urge a recon sideration by the Government of the de cision they had ,come to. "' The people of Zeehan" felt'very sore at the action of the. Bishop, and hoped the Govern ment would not ,ancel Mr. Hunter's appointment. MViY. Hunter was a man of high evangelical tendencies, and would make himself a boso...
VICTORIA V. TASMANIA. MELBOURNE, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 16 January 1900
VICTORIA V. PASMANIA. MELBOURNE, Monday. *Th~e eleven to represent Victoria in the cricket match with Tasmania on the Melbourne Cricket Ground on January 26 has been chosen as follows: -Bruce, Perralton, Drew, Murray, Mor gan, Carlton, Hastings, Sutherland, Mitchell, Ainslie, and Carter. Four members of the team, vi.., Drew, Mur ray, Perraton, and Morgan, are coun try cracks.
WELLINGTON V. DERWENT. HOBART, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 16 January 1900
WELLINGTON V. DERWENT. HOBART, Saturday. The above teams met this afternoon, when the weathefl was beautiful. Der went went in first and made '178, and Wellington got 133 with the loss of two wickets. Details: DFIiRWENT. First Innings. G. Bailey, c Davis, b Burn '...... 47 M'Allen, b Ward ................. 12" J. Hudson, b Brookes ........ 36 R. Hawson, st. Free, b Ward .... 1. D. Paton; not out .... .... .... 14 S. Hawson,, c M'Leod, b Brookes '10 H. Downie, c Sprent, b Ward'..J.... 1 A. Bingham, not out ............ 40 K. Bailey, -run out .............. 0 S. K. Chapman, c Brookes, b Ward 2 Hewitt, c Davis, b Burn .......... 3 Sundries .................... 12 Total .................... 178 WEILT?ANGTON. First Innings. Davis, c M'Allen, b Hawson ...... 36 M. M'Leod, b Bailey ............ 35 K. Burns, not out .............. 23 G. Gatehouse, not out ............ 32 Sundries ...................... 7 S Two wickets for .......... 133
CRICKET. CONSULT A. W. BIRCHALL AND SONS FOR CRICKET MATERIAL. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 16 January 1900
CRICKET. CONSULT A. W. BIRCHALL AND SONS FOR CRICKET MATERIAL. The Whitemore team journeyed to Ohudleigh on Wednesday, and although the weather was showery they had a good day's outing. The Whitemore captain won the toss and decided to take the field. Chudleigh scored 96. W. Burke played good cricket for 47, and J. Snooks (22) also hit out well. Bowling analysis-E.. Heazlewood, five for 12; H. Scott, two for 32; H. Heazle wood, one for 13; L. Ieazlewood, one for nil; and F. Smith, one for 12. Whitemore made 97 for seven wickets. L. Heazlewood played a safe game for 44 (not out)--H. Scott 17, W. V. Field 15, and Herb. Heazlewood 12. Bowling for Chudleig--C. Wells, five for 34: J. Snooks, one for 14; and A. Ashdown, one for 12. Whitemore won by three wickets and a run. The visitors speakn well of their treatment by the local club.. The Cornwall C.C. visited, King's Meadows on 'Saturday, and suffered de feat by 39 runs. The locals won the toss and batted, the last wicket falling for 10...
SPORTING. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 16 January 1900
SPORTING, ---4--- Tattersall's Race Club announces elsewhere the programme for its 127th meet, set down for Wednesday, 24th inst., at Elphin. Five events are billed, as follow:-Pony Trot, of two miles, for 14 a.u.; handicaps, four and seven furlongs, for 14.1 and 14.2 classes, and one of four furlongs for 13.3 and 14. class, the concluding item being Open Handicap Trot. Nominations (no ac ceptance) close at the usual place, Cen tral I?ntel, on Friday next, 19th. inst., and the handicaps are due on Monday, the 22nd inst.
COMMERCIAL. ROLPH AND YOUNG. Accountants and Trade Assignees, etc., A.M.P. Society Chambers. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 16 January 1900
COIMIERCIAL. RIOLPH AND YOUNG. Accountants and Trade Assignees, etc., .M.t.P. Society Chambers. On Saturday 693 bls of wool, 527 bags oats, 485 css jam, 120 csks and 310 css fruit were shipped from Hobart to Mel bourne by the steamers Penguin and Tara wmera. The s. Mouran, which left HObart on Saturday for Sydney, shipped, among other cargo, 210 bls wool, 1247 half-css; 66 css, and 96 csks fruit, 91 css jam, 353 bags oats, and 12 crates strawberries. The arrivals of produce at Sydney last week from New Zealand included 3186 sacks of oats, 1035 sack' malt, 302 sacks pollard, 453 sacks bran, 250 sacks barley, and 220 sacks wheat.
CUSTOMS RETURNS. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 16 January 1900
CUSTOMS RETURNS. The following are the Customs returns at Launceston for the week ended Satur day', January 13, 1900:- - Spiritse ........................ 489 12 3 Tobacco ..... ................... 713 13 0 Other goods .................. .291.9 14 7 Wharfage ..................... 143 5 7 Light dues .................... 15 14 9 Harbour dues ............ 24 "S 4 Bond rents and charges ..... S 1: 4 Total ...... ........... £4315 1.1 3 Compared with £2878 16s 5d for the cor responding period last year. The Customs receipts at Hobart for the week ended Saturday totalled £6028 4s ld.
AMALGAMATED MINERS' ASSOCIATION. ZEEHAN BRANCH. ZEEHAN, Sunday. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 16 January 1900
AMALGAMATED iINERS' ASSOCIATION. ZEEHIAN BRANCH. ZEEHIAN, Sunday. A special meeting of members of the Amalgamated Miners' Arsociation, called for last night, was largely at tended. The annual elceticn of officers takes place shortly, and three candidates have been nominated for the position of secretary, including the present ofli cer, Mr. J. C. Wh.itelaw. An asser tion was made by a member that Mr. Whitelaw was unhinancial, and if so his nomination would be invalid. The books were audited by a special com mittee, who reported to the meeting that instead of him being unfinancial the association was indebted to Mr. Whitelaw. The upshot of the pro ceedings is stated to have consider ably strengthened Mr. Whitelaw's can di~dature.
VISITING DIRECTORS. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 16 January 1900
VISITING DIRECTORS. Messrs. J. P. Lonergan, chairman of the Melbourne Board of the North Lyell Company, J. S. M'Arthur, an English dlirector, and H. Eaglesham, the coin pany's consulting mining engineer,have arrived from Melbourne, on a visit to the mine. Messrs. Wm. Orr. T. Orr, H. H. Schlapp, Wm. Macmurtrie, and R. F. Moore, the manager of the South Tharsis, have also arrived on a visit of inspection. ZEEHAN, Monday. FAREWELL SOCIAL. The Mine Managers' Associa.tion in tends holding a social evening on Thursday next for the purpose of giv- ing Mr. Stephen Richards, late mine manager of the Silver Queen, a fitting send-off. ADELAIDE COMPANY. Work on this property was resumed this morning, under the charge of Mr. A. Gilmen, in the tunnel, some distance from the main shaft, where they are stated to have a fair show of ore. It is also likely that a couple of tribute parties will commence work shortly on other parts of the section. QUEENSTOWN, Monday. NORTH LYELL CONSOLIDATED. A promisi...
COMMERCIAL TELEGRAMS. SYDNEY, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 16 January 1900
COMMERCIAL TELEGRAMS. SYDNEY, Monday. Wheat was easier to-day at 2s 7'd for prime. 150 tons of flour was sold for export at .£6 5s to £6 10s. MELBOURNE, Monday. Wheat is offering more freely from the country. Business covers 30,000 bags at 2s 8/d to 2s 81,d, the market closing at 2s 8½d sellers and 2s Sd buyers. Small spot lots sold at 2s 834d ex station. Al gerian oats are in large supply, and there is a good local and export demand, sales covering about 5500 bags at 2s to 2s 2d. Victorian stout white oats sold at 2s 23d f.o.b. Chaff is weaker at 45s to 52s Gd; prime wheaten, 45s. . Potatoes, 27s Gd to 30s. Onions, SOs. An ancient Russian ship was ob served aimlessly drifting about in the Arctic regions. Upon being boarded the log showed that the vessel had been icebound for at least half a century, and int all probability had only recently been tlhawed out. An Oxford undergraduate, age 19, and a prqmising Yorkshire cricketer, slightly, cut his cheek while shaving, Sand fdid from b...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 16 January 1900
A L A-L AVAL C.ARIAM S 1P R T O R S. NEW! NERW! 1899 MODBL. An a?ronous advance in mochanioal skimming. Greatly increased capacity. These fanmous Separators, which have received upwards of 400 FIRST PRIZ11S at Shows and T1xhibitzons hcld in every dairying country in the world, have now still further enhanced their pre-eminence over all others by a novel patent-protected device which 'was awarded a Special SilTer Medal at the Royal Show ,at. Maidstone. Sales greattoly exceed those of all other makes combined. Over 180,000 manohinc~ sold up to dtto. Write for detailed eataloguo to Solo Agents for Tasmania, 5MURDOCI-I DROS., 11£ Collins-street, Hobart, and Tasmnnian Dairy Company, Launceston. ALea 'eA Tonic Beverage, jWOLFE!L CHNAPPS Agreeable & Beneficial I RICK COVERS ("FLAG" BRAND)' ON HIRE OR FOR SALE. rAcknowledged by all as the most reliable Rick Covers issued to Tasmanian farmers. ALSO, THOMAS' .LPHOSPHATE .. SUN BRAND .. Bonedust, English Superphosphate, and other Manur...
NEWS IN BRIEF. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 16 January 1900
JEWS IN 3BRIEF. Lord Strathcona's gift has been ac cepted. Military situation at Colesberg is un changed. General French has failed, to out ;lank the enemy. 3658 shillings to the credit of our "Tommy Atkins" fund. Major Caiithew commands the New Zealland' Hotchkiss battery. Customs returns at Launceston .last week totalled £4315 14s 3d. C:'ar Nicholas has eulogised Count Mouravieff's services to Russia. New Zealanders frustrated the Tleers seizing a position near'Rensburg. War Office .has gladly accepted; the gifts of horses from New Zealand: An extensive reconnaissance has ben'" made. into the Orange Free State. Tr is lieleved WVarren's column will attack the Boers at Mount Inhlawe. The .Government of India, has fed 3,250,000 in the distressed districts. £805 fis paidi in at the Tow~n Hall to credit. of Imperial patriotic frnd. A. great 'pro-British demonstration has been made in the Greek Chamiber. Ceylon's offer of 125 mounted men at the colony's expense has been ac cepted. Mr. W...
A LETTER FROM THE FRONT. AN EVANDALE LAD PROMOTED. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 16 January 1900
A LETTER FROM THEI FRONT. AN EVANDALE LAD PROMOTED. It will be pleasant reading for his many friends to know that Private N. . G. Collins, who was promote while aboard the Medic to lance-corporal, has been raised to the rank of corporal. He writes home in the following .erms:- Field Hospital, Orange River, Wed nesday, December 13, 1899.-I am just. recovering from dysentery, having been in the hospital just a fortnight to-day. The cause of the whole thing is bad water, which is discoloured, and im pregnated with sand. When we landed at Capetown we had to traverse a dis tance of eight miles to Maitland in the piercing hot sun.' Here we found Im perial troops located to the number of 5000. We soon settled down to work in earnest, and were not sorry when we had pitched our tents. There are any amount of creeping reptiles here, especi-. ally snakes, dozens being' killed within our camp. Lieutenant Heritage was aroused from his slumber one night to find to his dismay that one had de posit...