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North Coast Railway. A TENDER ACCEPTED KEEN COMPETITION. Sydney, January 18. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times — 19 January 1909
North Coast Railway.: A& TENIEIR ACCEPTED BY TITE NEW SOUTITH WALTES GOVERNMENT. KEIEN COMPIPTITION. (By Telegraph from Our Correspondent.) Sydney, Ja?uary 18. A tender of £435,000 for the construlca (oih of the thnle~ seot-io of the North Coast Raihway, from i oucaster to WrMe, seas acceptl today, T'is is the most important .work uneertaken Ivy t?e? State for a nuniomr of years. It is eilintarid thoat it -Mit proside conesoirt weok for ulo·ut 2000 ueel for hoses Fenre. File ticresfae were sent in, andt nmeer before i In tl history of railway coustructoion in (ha State ihns toampotition boen t kean.
The Weather. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times — 19 January 1909
The Weather. --:o: No rain fe ll in Ipsvich yesterday, the overcast sky of Sunday giving placn to a clear, blue one, with only an oc casional cloud to remixnd one of (hCt showers of Saturday afternoon and Sunday morning. The rain 'had the effect of clearing and cooling the ao mosphere, and the trees alnd shruibs of all kinds have benefited consider ably. The rainfall officially recorded in Ipswich up till 9 na.m. yesterday was 70 points. l1he rainfa)l recorded at l1r. 1larslc's nursry w'as 76 points. The following are the rainfalls in points for Othe 4 hours ended at 9. n.il. yesterday :--Boonah, 27, Booval 60, Dinrmoit, 174, Dugan dan 27, Engelslburg I1, link 140, For est Hill 107, Gotton 86, Giandchester 65, Harrisville 40, Rulidon 1olI, Kan nungtr 190, KIillarney 45, Mlurphly's Lowood 87, Marbmnu 70, ullfrphy's Creek 93, Naangorn 199, Bvcerview GG, Rosewood 65, Toogool-alih 167; and Goobda 75.
The Johnson-Burns Contest. CINEMATOGRAPHIC REPRESENTATION. A CROWDED BUILDING. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times — 19 January 1909
The Johnson-Burns Contest. i-: a: CINEMATOGRAPHIC- REPRESEY TATION. A CROWDED BUILDING. (O lpswiehians few" vore' able to go to Sydoey to witness the great chanm pionship bloing contest between the coloured pugilist Jack Johnson aid Tommy Blurns. However, the fight cane under the observation of the mnay ,hare-cameo l? the formn of an anithated repre?entation of the com int which was presented' in the Town Hall last evening by Lir. E. Carroll. As showing the interest evinced in the entertainment it' need \only Ae mention ud that shteno the early doors were opened for the back and second seatl, at 6.30 p.mn., lersons flocked into she ,building, end within half-an-houn afterwaordi those sections of 'the hall were crowded. ]ti the street was a large gathering of men composaad, for the. most part, of those who had thought to. secure back-seat tickets. But the sale of these had been stopp ed, and very soon there were only front sent tickets availale. There were many persons who were loth ...
Weather Forecasts. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times — 19 January 1909
Weather Forecasts. The following forecasts have keen is sued by the meteorological 1.uretu, for the 24 hours ending at noon to-day : West Australia-Hot and Sultry gen erally, with scattered showers and thundery conditions over the north wvest and northern gold-fields; ' ithun derstorms in the Kimlerley district. South Australia-Oomparati:sly cool on ,tie coast-line, and fmin with south to east winds, but warm, sultry, and cloudy inland, with tendency to scat tered thunder. Queensland.-Stit cloudy over the eastern half of "the State, with- ram continuing in the central and southern divisions. Mostly fine in the far west,. but tendency to thunderstorms hi the nonth-west and south-west. New South Wales-Mostly cloudy over . the highlands and coast, with somle further showers ; scattered thunder ; fine inland for the present, 1.ut tendency to thunderstorms. Victoria--Fine, with ssattcred clouds over the coast; cool to mooderate temperature, with south to east intds, warm and sultry inlan...
Italian Earthquake. OLD LADY OF 75 RESCUED. AMERICAN VOTE OF £100,000. DAILY DISTRIBUTION OF RATIONS TO 64,000 PERSONS. London, January 17. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times — 19 January 1909
Italian Earthquake. OLD LADY OF 75 R~SCUED. AMERICAN VOTE OF £100,000. DAILY DISTRIBUTION OF RATIONS TO Q4,000 PERSONS. (By Cable Message.) London, Jaiuar7 .17. When searching.the ruins of lassina a party of rescuers discovered a wonm man, 75 years of age, who wias still alrve. She was in a terrible plight ar? quite speechless. Doctors- say that she may be expected to recover. Ralf-a-million dollirs (I100,00).) of the sum. voted Vy the United States Congrees for the relief of the suffer ers by the earthquake .ill be spent 1 in the purichise of Luilding. material and the construction f 43000 fraine houses. ations are beling distributal daily at Messina to aboutAis,00(l persons.
Fatal Train Collision. 68 VICTIMS. ONLY ONE SURVIVOR. FLAMES EXTINGUISHED WITH SNOW. London, January 17. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times — 19 January 1909
fatal Train Collision: 68 VICTIMS. ONLY ONE SURVIVOR. FLAMES EXTINGUPSITED WITH SNOW. (By Cable Message.) Loandon, January 17. A goods train camne into collision with a passenger train near Denver, Colorado, United States of, Amgnriea, and telescoped n drawing-room car. Out of the 69 passengers, who we\n travellig in t?e car, 6 were hilled. I:he only, survivor was a young girl, 6 years of kge, who was found alivn un der her manther's lody. Thb wreckage caught fire, iut ,the officials speedily extinguidheul the tsanes with snow.
British Steamer Wrecked. CREW AND PASSENGERS DROWNED. London, January 18. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times — 19 January 1909
British Steamer Wrecked. -:o: ('CEw AN?) PASSNNGNRS RnnlTEI)). (fly Cable Message.) L.ndonl, .T1nunry 1T. Naws hlns baoen rene'ir'I tha t ,hh, lBritish tenlller l iorl. , Intlhl n l wi l ln. il l ?, 111,In1 wr.,J :1 all A r1nem Inn I, luted .n n,1 , of Denn arOl) ."Ie r'I',w ni 17 passnllgers ? rlshed.
The American Fleet RETURNING IN GOOD FORM. London, January 18. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times — 19 January 1909
The American Fleet IETTUIRtNIG JN GOOD FORAM. (By Cable Message.) ol'.dotn, .Januarly 1R. In ronueeliam swith ithe Ulit?el Staons fleet, it is slated that Admiral Sperry's' nmen lave lr?d very little slanhrleaw. sitene witting OC ina, the result *enikhst (ntat the creaw eare ot urniqth ahme ill aemu Isti te shaten than if thm ontrrtain ing Imid iern conatintad. Their greatest Impressions, as thlly dclnarr. awre, Maflt (nhllee tlhey sa-tt sotudthhiag of Btritish war-st'ilps), the kIinli.t* es .tf Austrattliaats ora? Japa?nase, and oa light in NStr ew a. land, in orihirh they nahnir"i.ttgly sud mit in the r own wondas, "'lThat nte IBritislher lictaed six of us."
GATTON PRODUCE REPORT (From a Correspondent.) Monday Evening. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times — 19 January 1909
9ATTON PEODUCE EEPORT Ikom a Correspondent.) Monday Evening. ly :bt nupplies of produce ware msar sy, with prices much easier all .:Farmers' rates are appended: re-prime, sB 10d per bushel Factory, hld per lb a-dper dozen atoea-English, 1S to £? per ton; a.. -sweet; none Mied, £8 10s to £4 per ton ; oate.n, £6 10. to £?5; Inorno, 3 1C Sto A . y-Lucerne, .2 IOa to £2 1Sa per lz-ton; oaten, £8 10s mpkina--£4 pr ton . ones, none t none eam-Sid per lb (commercial bntter).
ROSEWOOD AND DISTRICT MARKET PRICES. Monday Evening. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times — 19 January 1909
EWOOD AND DISTRICT 3MAN MET PBICPS. / Monday Evening. he -storekeepers in the above disirit ýeiinaer . e, prime, s per bushel id per dozen Mied, £ to A4 per ton i aten, toA4; luoerne, As 10e to £4 s, .s to Ss 3d per-pair ;, hens, 2s , to 4e6d per pair English, 2se 1d to S8 per lair; soovy. Seto 8 Sd aene, 6s to Se 6d per pair; igobb1ere; s0s6d to ls / 8d per pair.
BRISBANE PRODUCE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times — 19 January 1909
H?ITSBANE PRO)UCE MA UKET. J. Jacksos and (o.. Limited, of Briehane. report the following nalae of faun and dairy produce on January 18: Maize-4s to 4G 2d p-r bushel Potatoes-English, 2s 3d to 6s per cet Pumpkins, 4s to G4 9d per owt Chaff-Oaten, 5s to 6s Gd per / ewt; wheaten, 3s t 3e 8d ; lucerne, 3s 6d to 5 ; mixed, 3s to 4s 8d IHay-Lue, me, I2 6d' to .s 3d per cot Butter- prime, 8a to Rid per lb hsese, 5d roE d pr lb ,l:oney, 2d to 24d ;?er lb Eggs-Ordirary, 8d tO) 9d; special, is t, is 5d per dozen , Fowls, 2s 6d to 59 3d per pair Ducke-Muscovy 4e 6d to As 6d per pair; English, 4s 3d to 4s 9d Geese, 4s 6d to 6s per pair Turkeys-Gobblers, 15s to 20s per pair; hens, 7s to 8B Pigeons, is to is ld per pair Guinea fowls, Bs 9d to 43 pe, pair Apples, (keal), 3s to 7s per ease Plums, 3s to 4s per quarter-ca,e Apiioots, 4G 9d to Bs per quertor-caee Nectarines 2 6Gd to 3s per quarter-case Wapermelone is 3d to 4s per dozen Passion-fruit, 2s to 2s 61 quarter case Jlockmelons, Is 6d to 4a ...