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PROMENADE CONCERT. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 16 January 1900
PROMENADE CONCERTT. The postponed promenade concert at the Cataract Cliff Grounds in aid of the Imperial, fund will take place on Thursday evening. A selected pro gramme of popular music will be ren dered by the City Band. Furthelr par ticulars will be found in the advertise ment in another column.
FEDERAL CONTINGENT. TASMANIAN UNIT. ARRANGEMENTS FOR DEPARTURE. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 16 January 1900
FEDERAL CONTINGENT. TASMANIAN UNIT. ARRANGEMENTS FOR DEPAR TURE. The Tasmanian troops for the Transvaal will leave Hobart on Thurs. day by special train at 6.40 a.m., reach ing Launceston at 12.20 p.m., and will parade the principal streets to the wharf to embark by the Coogee for Melbourne." They will be allowed about 20 minutes' leave to converse with their friends and relatives. Any Hobart volunteers and friends of the unit who care to do so can travel by this train, which will return from Launceston at 4 p.m. The troops and excursionists on the Western line journey by the train leaving Ulverstone at 6.30 a.m., and arriving in the city at 11.30 a.m. Those on the Scottsdale line leave that place by the ordinary train at 8.5 a.m., reaching Launceston at 11.10, and departing on the return at 4.30 p.m. All members of the volunteer forces in uniform will travel free on all the rail way lines that day. The complete prc gramme of arrangements vwill be ready to-day.
THE PATRIOTIC CONCERT. AT THE ALBERT HALL. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 16 January 1900
THE PATRIOTIC CONCERT. AT THE ALBERT HALL. Close on £100 was realised in hard cash at the patriotic entertainment given at the Albert Hall. last evening, and in addition are the proceeds of the sain or tickets and the booking of re served seats. The takings at the turn stile, were £71 5s Od, and the tam bourine collection taken up at the close of Mr. Oscar Balfe's effective recitation of "An Australian Reply" (to Rudyard Kipling's "Absent-minded Beggar") produced no less than £22 4s 2d-and a bad 'shilling. The. programme was lengthy, too long in fact by a third, but nevertheless the major portion of the audience of over a couple of thou sand stayed, to the grand finale-the tableau, "The Reveille," in which Miss Nellie M'Clelland, a visiting Victorian vocalist, who. has made herself very popular during her stay here, sang, in the role of Britannia, "The soldiers of the Queen," the chorus to which was enthusiastically taken up by the strong squad of local military that assisted' in th...
LOCAL ANGLOPHOBES AND THE WAR. (To the Editor.) [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 16 January 1900
LOCAL ANGLOPHOBES ANDI| THE WAR. (To the Editor.) Sir,-I notice there is a distitct climbing down process going on amongst our anti-British and our Little Englander fraternities owing, nem. con., to the fact that Boer sympathisers are getting alarmed at the increasing feeling of irritation towards them ma nifested by loyalists, who, of course, are in an overwhelming majority. In ad dition to the social stigma, leading inevitably to social ostracism, there is also on the part of'those who happen td be aspirants to Legislative honour' the dread of a fatal loss of votes at the forthcoming general election; if of the legal profession, a' declension of prac tice; if a. sub?rdinate edclesiastic, the censure of ecclesiastical superiors; if engaged in trade, of a falling away of business. As a general thing, when a man's pocket is threatened with de pletion, the whole of his system be comes speedily affected. . As we all know, the argumentum ad hominem is a most .potent factor in effecting ...
INLAND WIRES. WESTERN NEWS, ZEEHAN, Sunday. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 16 January 1900
INLAND WIRES. (FROM DUR OWN REPORTEIRL) ;'ESTrir~ER? N -':WS, ZEEHAN. Sunday. The ralway excursion td Strahan to day was well patronised, t ha weather being exceedingly propitious. QUEENSTOWN, Sunday. At the Police Court yesterday the charge against Mary Harrington of having cruelly ill-treated! her little step-daughter was dismissed. QUEENSTOWN, Monday. The weather is fine, but hot. Bro. Beal, P.G.M., and Bro. Curran, P.C.S., Launceston, M.U., I.O.O.F., are here on a visit of inspection to the district lodges. The Valdu'es had a record house on Saturday night, 1700 paying for ad mission. Another great crowd is pre sent at to-night's performance. On Sunday morning, after mass at St. Joseph's Church, an address of welcome, signed by the churchwarden and building committee of the Presen tation Convent, was read by Mr. M. M. Ryan to the rev. mother and sisters of the order. After the address had been read. the I-Ion. E. Mulcahy, at the request of Father O'Regan, tendered the congregati...
THE STAGE IN THE WEST. SUCCESSFUL COMPANIES. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 16 January 1900
TIE STAGE IN THEI TEST. SUCCESSIFUL COMPANIES. The success which has attended theatrical companies in West Australia has b1ecme so 'proverbial that our re porter waited upon Mr. James Mooney, the pqpular variety artist, on his return from Perth. for an interview. MR?'. MOONEY (Interviewed after his re turn from.the West). "Is there any reason, Mr.Mooney," we asked, "why theat rical compa nies are so successful in the West?" "Well,"was was the re ply, "it is just this way. West Australians spend their money freely and, as few compa nies play there for more than a week or two at a time, when a powerful com blination goes over it does good busi ness. My late trLp was very success ful, but typhoid fever, which was then raging, curtailed our programme. Seve ral members of our company wer., stricken down and died through it. I had a narrow escape. The first symp tcsms were a feeling of dulness and list lessness, but a week later I became extremely weak. Burning headaches attacked' me, pai...
EMU BAY RAILWAY. A STRIKE. ROSEBERY, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 16 January 1900
iEMU BAY 1IAIIJWAY. A STRIKE. ROSEBERY, Monday. The employees of the hEmu Bay rail way'went out on strike this morning, demanding is per hour extra. Police from Zeehan arrived oh the township to keep order, and three arrests were made, but the men are fairly orderly. ZEEHAN, Monday. On receipt of news that a large num ber of the employees on the Emu Bay line construction works had struck for higher. wages, Sub-inspector Griffiths despatched Sergeant Anderson and Constable Cooley to Rosebery. Mat ters are reported as fairly quiet at that township. About 150 men were?paid off. The engineer in charge (Mr. T. Stirling) refused to accede to the men's demand for higher wages.
MINISTERS IN THE WEST. QUEENSTOWN, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 16 January 1900
RININISTE1 SS IN TilE WIEST: QUEENSTOWN, Monday. I-Ion. E. Mulcahy (Minister of Lands) and Mr. J. J. Gaffney, M.H.A., visited North Lyell yesterday, where they re ceived a deputation in reference to the State-school and site for residence areas. Over 50 residents were pre sent. The want of a school was dis cussed, it being shown that 86 children were resident within a mile radius in the district. The Minister replied, stating the Government recognised the want of the school, but the residence areas question was hindered. With re gard to the areas, he would show the necessity of providing them, and would try to have such an hrea selected and surveyed where the residences would not hinder mining operations. At Gormanston to-day the members of the Town Board waited on the Minister in reference to the extension of the town, moneys for roads, ceme tery trust loan, and police protection, and received favourable replies. The Minister viewed the present post office, saw the.necessity of a n...
CYCLING. CITY CLUB'S INTERCOLONIAL MEET. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 16 January 1900
CYCLING. CITY CLUB'S INTERCOLONIAL MEET. The entries for the Anniversary Day meeting of this club closed on Friday night. The nunmber is very satisfac tory, all the best Tasmanians having entered. The total entries amount to 121, made up as follow:-Trial Stakes, 17; Flying Handicap, 18; Launceston Wheel Race, 19; Open Handicap, 22; ilntcrcolonial Scratch, 13; Sheflield 1 Handicap, 19: and Quarter-mile Handi cap, 13. In the entry list will be found such riders as Dodds, T. Hallam, H. Luck, Littlcchild,King,and T. H. Scar borough. The other colonies are rc presented by IHarvison, Tucker, and Clilffe, three cracks from .New South Wales, who have been riding with suc cess in Sydney recently.
CRICKET PROFITS. SYDNEY, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 16 January 1900
CRICKET PROFITS. SYIDNEY, Monday. At a meeting of the New South Wales Cricket Assocation to-night a letter was received from the secretary of the South Australian Association to the ef fect that New South Wales's share of the match at Adelaide was £3 17s, re presenting one-third of the profits. It is stated that after paying one-third of the profits to South Australia the credit balance of the recent match at Sydney was aboiut £ 200.
MODEL YACHTING. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 16 January 1900
MODEL YAC?ITING. The sixth race of the season was zailed on Saturday afternoon for a trophy presented by Mrs. W. Hunt. A good bresze prevailed. The, Shamrock and Hostess retired, owing to accident. Results: Flying Dutchman .......... 1 O.K. ...................... 2, Shahmrcck II. .............. 3 Times. - Flying Dutchman, 5min. First round, three hours 261/2min.; second round, three hours 50min. O.K., scratch-First round, three liours 22min.; second round, three hours 511%min. Shamrock II., /zmlin.-First round, three hours 271/min.; second round, three hours 52min.
CAMPBELL TOWN COURT OF GENERAL SESSIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 16 January 1900
CAR I'l]ELL TOWN (CUR.T OF' GENEl, L SESSIONS. Present-The Warden and Messrs. W. H. Gibson,Flan k Gibsoii;itussell lwbson, ,John. Taylor, Jas. Taylor, and W. J. Connell. The first business was to elect four magistrates to act as the Licensing Bench in conjunction with the Warden for the next twelve months, and it was resolved to appoint Messrs. J. S. Taylor, W. J. Connell, N. Nicolson,. and Gib son. Mr. Nicolson. was appointed chair man: of the Court of General Sessions.
SWIMMING. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 16 January 1900
SlYIM MINOG. On Saturday afternoon several swim ming races were held fromn the Tamar Rowing Club shed, and' provided: a good a'ternoon's sport, considerable interest being taken in the various events. The following are the results:- Champicnship, over two distances,100 yards and 200 yards.-James Baker 1, A. Darcey 2. In b?th these races Baker proved his "sul:eriority. The time for the 100yds. was ]min. 17soc., and for the 200ydls. 2min. 25sec. Boys' Race.-George Baker 1, R. Fin nity 2. Handicap, 100ydis.-James Baker, :cratch, 1; S. Spurling, 5sec., 2; John Baker, scratch, 3. There were. 10 start ers for this event, and after a good race James Baker succeeded in win ning rather easily. A most exciting finish between the second and third men resulted in Spurling defeating John Baker by a very narrow mar gin.