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A FAST TRIP. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 21 December 1907
A FAST TRIP. , The China Navigation Company's" steamer Chungshu, which passed - Cairns on Thursday night, is mak- ing a fast trip down the coast, and :: is expected to reach Sydney on phriatmas morning atout 7' o'clock. Thc Cairns Citizens Brass Band | will render a programme oí music at the Cairas Hospital to-morrow afternoon commencing at 4 o'clock. A collection will bc taken up in aid of the hospital funds.
MINING NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 21 December 1907
- MINING MOTES. Thc. manager, Mr. C. F. Valentine, of the'Aunty Janet .Tin Mines DCACI opment Syndicate,. No Liability, re- ports under^ date 13th inst :-Black Diamond Lease : The shaft, is now .down a total depth of 31 feet from floor of open cut. -Thc lode'in the bottom,of^the shaft is rather, hard in places, carrying , a little pyrites. Dis- continued driving on lode (East 24it.. level). The-lode is heavily charged with pyrites, carrying a little tin ir. places. Total-distance driven.9it. (jin. No tin was met with in the ?crosscut north at 24ft. level'ns ex- pected ; crosscut in 7 feet. Prosper ted west end of lease by putting in small open cut. Discovered ' small chute of tin ore, with", tendency to open out into big lode: . Ore ut grass about 12 tons firsts and 15 tons sec- onds. Erected covering for forge and tool-house. A narrow vehicle . road has been completed to the Dlacb Dia moiig lease. Sultan lease : Surface work consisted of pickling and raising about ll tons of 3 per ...
THE METAL MARKETS. (By Cable.) LONDON, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 21 December 1907
THE METAL. MARKETS. (By'.Canlv.) .. ' LONDON. Friday. jt'ouowing aro tim latest quota- tions on the London metal market : Copper, spot, £59 to' £59/5; three months, £G0/5 to £60/10. : Electrolytic copper, £61. Tin, spot, £117/10 to £118; three months, £119/10 to £120. Pier iron, £2/9/6, Lead. £14. Spelter, £19/15 to £20.
CHRISTMAS CRICKET. CAIRNS DISTRICT V. WESTERNERS. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 21 December 1907
CHRISTMAS CRICKET. CAIRNS DISTRICT V. WESTERN- ERS. The following has been selected to represent the Western District teams in the matches against the local teams to bo-played on Christmas and Boxing Bays : Dr. Sapsford, Park (Stannary Hills), H. Bahmann, F. Robinson, P. Robinson, J, Mooro (Irvincbanki). M. Connolly, J. Connolly, T- Roos (Watsonville), R. Beavers, J. Wilson I (Deep tend), R. Willis, H.. Hunter, j W. Ezzy, J. Hcnerie (Herberton), C. Moore, A. Granville, P. j. McSharty (Atherton), N. Courtney, C. Bauer, A. Pares .(Mareeba) ; Emergencies : Martin (Stannary Hills), (McKinnon (Mareeba), Reid (Carrington), Rogers (Irvinebank).
DIVORCE JUDGMENT. SYDNEY, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 21 December 1907
DIVORCE JUDGMENT. SYDNEY, Friday. Tn tho Divorce Court to-day judg- ment was delivered in the case in which Mrs. Alexander, nu cldcily lady of means residing at the Glebe, sou- ght a dissolution of her*.. marriage with her hustnnd. His Honor granted thc divorce on the grounds of adultery, and. ordered'.: the. respondent to pay the petition- er's costs. He was of opinion that Hie respondent had defended the s'iit in order if possible to retain the £200 a year which was made over to him by the petitioner.
SENATE ELECTION VOID. SYDNEY, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 21 December 1907
SENATE ELECTION VOID. SYDNEY, Friday. Tho High Court to-day delivered judgment in regard to the petition of Mr. Verdon against his being unseat- ed as a South Aastralian member ol t-i»«. Gu-*»"*« RIKI tl»o iubwqwjni v polntmènt ot Major J. V. O'loughlin hy both Houses ot the South Austra- lian Parliament to fiil ehe vacancy. The High Court were of opinion : that the South Australian Parliament 'hnd no power to chooso a senator land that the choice ot O'Loughlin was absolutely void. The petition was accordingly uphold, nnd the elec- tion of Major O'loughlin ns A sena- tor declared void. . No order as to costs was made.
EMIGRANTS WARNED. LONDON, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 21 December 1907
EMTGKAXTS WARNED; i ; LONDON. Friday." A special commi istoiuT si lit by the Canadian. Trades and Labor' Con- gress to wara the British workers against emigration to tho Dominion, addressed the^Labor party and the Parliamentarj: Committee of the Trades Union Congress*/at . Westmin- ister. He declared that the flood of i skilled labor had attained alarming I proportions\.'and many immigrants word settling jn. the cities, where .they were not wanted, refusing to go into the country where they were-wanted. The Commissioner blamed the Cana- van manufacturers, the. British emi- gration1 agencies and tho shipping companies- who were working on com- mission.
Told By Telegraph. CROWN TIMBER SALE. ATHERTON, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 21 December 1907
Told By Telegraph, CROWN ^TIMBER SALE. I . ' ATHERTON, Friday. The record sale ot Crown timi-cr' in this district was held to-day. Competition was keen. Fifty-three and a half thousand feet of standing cedar fetched 10/ per hundred feet, the ¡upset prko, being 6/-, while 33,000 feet of cedar fetch- ed 17/6 per 100 feet, the upset price being the same. It is raining heavily throughout tho district. There was a severe thun- derstorm this afternoon. MAIL DELAYED. ' TOWNSVILLE, Friday... . The Ingham overland mail, (which was due here on Wednesday, has not yet arrived, being stuck, up by floods.
SCHOOL OF ARTS MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 21 December 1907
SCHOOL OF ARTS MEETHNG. Ttl« roßulwr- monthly tuoctloc oí tho Committc-3 of thc Cairns School4 of Arts was held on Thursday evening when there were present Messrs F. Warner (chair), F. Connolly, H. Mil- ler, H. Manners and the secretary (Mr Thomas). Thc inward corres- pondence included a letter from Mr Potts expressing his sympathy with the institusion, and stating he would endeavor to assist its ends hy a concert in the future. 'The A.U.S.N. Company wrote stating they were un- able to charter the Kuranda on New -Years Day? A letter was received from the Cairns Shire Council intim- ating that they could not see their way clear to assist the School of Arts, and from thc Barron Shire : Council donating two guineas to the building hinds. Accounts amounting to Xl00 8s 3d were puss=ed for pay- ment. A vote of than1's was ac- corded Ihe Rev Father Crotty for his donation of six volumes of a work entitled j"The World ol To- day." The usual compliment to the chair concluded the meeting.
DRAMASCOPE VARIETY CO. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 21 December 1907
DRAMASCOPE VARIETY* CO. " A company under the at'oVte title will commence a* four-nights season in the Shire Hall on the evening of Box-. ing'Day, in n variety entertainment, which should please alt classes in the audience. The principal interest will; centre in Leno, who is named tl.o 'Shadow King," and who is highly I spoken of by southern papers in ' re-, gard so his manipulation of his lin- gers in \ clever shadowgraph work, showing thc King in a life-like man- ner, and depicting "The Constable's Courtship" vcrj' realistically. One of Leno's illusions, which is entitled ."The Birth of Flora" is stated to be a marvellous piece of stage mechan- ism, still remaining; an unravelled mystery. -Mr. Cusack, an Irish im- personator and clog dancer, will ap- pear in some new numbers. A bari- tone balladist. Mr. 1*. Klmhirst, will ' ../ive some good picture songs, and Mr. Alfred Roberts will play solos on the smallest cornet ever made, while Mr. W. W. Bruderlin, thc clever com- edian, will...
Church Services. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 21 December 1907
Church Services. Methodist Church, Sachs St. : Ser-, vices to-morrow, morning) ""10.30k; evening, 7.30. ' Christmas. Day, eve- ning 7.30. Preacher, Mr. B: Samp- son; . * . . - .Christmaff ? |Ser\ices Presbyterian Church witl be conducted to-niorrbw in the cliiirch, Sheridan street at ll a.m. and 7.30 p.m. by thc Kev. J as. Muir. Children's Christmas tree on Christmas night at 7.30 p.m. . . . ? / Services under the auspices o( the ¡ocal branch of the Salvation Army will be held in the Oddfellows' Hall to-morrow at ll a.m. and 7.30 p.m. Preacher, Captain Hof. A welcome to aU. . « . . Archdeacon Campton will hold Hie following services in.S. John-« chu- rch to-morrow-, IV Sunday In Advent -7.30 a.m.. Celebration of noly Com munion and Hymns ; ll a.m., Mutins and Sermon ; 3.3Ö p.m., Freshwater; 7.30 p.m.. Evensong and sacred songs with short addresses.