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FEDERAL RIFLE TEAM. HOBART, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 17 January 1900
FEDERAL RIFLE TEAK. HOBART, Tuesday. The Premier has received the follow ing cablegram. from, the Premier of Vitoria:-"Re federal rifle team for England, we are of opinion that as the colonies are at present doing every thing possible to assist in much; more important duty in South Africa, to join in which every encouragement is being given to the best marksmen, and also in view of the early establishment of the Federal Government, the pre sent is not an opportune time to send a rifle team to England. We have therefore informed the Federal Rifle Association that we think the proposal should be left over for the Federal Go vernment to deal with."
COURT OF REQUESTS. ALLEGED WRONGFUL CONVERSION. JUDGMENT FOR DEFENDANT. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 17 January 1900
COURT OF REQUESTS. ALLEGED WRONGFUL CONVER SION. JUDGMENT FOR DEFENDANT. Commissioner Dobbie yesterday de livered judgment in the case Tasker v. Smith, heard in the Deloraine Court on January 4. In delivering judgntmnt the Commissioner said:-The plaintiff in this case sued the defendant for the wrongful conversion of a horse. There was also a paragraph in the plaint as in detinue, and the plaintiff claimed the return of the horse or its value, £10. The ownership of the horse was admitted by the defendant at the trial. The plaintiff's case was that in May, 1898, the defendant asked him for the use of his horse to work him, and that he consented. The defendant was to break the horse in and keep it until plaintiff himself required him. In pursuance of this arrangement, in Oc tober, 1899, demand was made of de fendant for return of horse, which was refused. The defendant's version of the transaction only differed from the plaintiff in alleging that it was verbally agreed that he was to ...
THE WAR. (To the Editor.) [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 17 January 1900
THE WAR. (To tie Editor.) Sir,-During my, illness I received visits from, all sorts and! conditions of men, and the topic of conversation was the war. I was struck with a remark made by one well-known bullock driver of Patersonia, Who said, "Suppose an enemy was to attack us, and we had three or four years' warning to prepare don't you thing that I and my sons, with our knowledge of the country. and where a stand could be mado, could keep a dozen times our number at bay? Of course we could. This sums up one of the principal aspects of the South African position. One thing I am truly glad to see, and that is that the people who were all the time blaming Gene ral White for fighting his splen did retreat are now seeing what a master mind he has on military matters. I said then he was right, for he had a most dillicult job facing him in the belief the Boers really had that British could not light, the handful of British troops in the colony, and the knowledge that if he got to Ladysmith...
COUNTRY NEWS. CRESSY, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 17 January 1900
COUNTRY NEWS. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENTS.) CRESSY, Monday. The service at the Cmirch of the Holy Trinity was taken by Canon Ful-. ford, of South Yarra, Victoria, on Sun day evening, when a fairly large con gregation was present. The canon is at present on a visit to Tasmania for a change of air, and has accepted tha work of the parish for a month, pend ing permanent arrangements being made. His reading of the service was clear and distinct, creating a favourable impression upon his hearers. Basin'g his remarks on Psalm lxv., 8, Mr. Pul ford delivered an interesting discourse on the lessons taught by natural causes. He wished, he said, whilst disclosing the beauties of the book of nature, to impress upon his hearers the necessily of lifting their thoughts and aspira tions to nature's God and as the out goings of the morning and evening were made to rejoice, so also should man rejoice in the worship of the great ruler of the universe. The preacher possesses a quiet yet forceful styl...
THE WEATHER. MORE HEAT. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 17 January 1900
THE WEATHER. MORE HEAT. During the past few days the weather has been very warm, with sultry nights. Yesterday the thcrmomue'er registered 141 degrees in the sun and SS degrees in the shade. SHEFFIELD, Tuesday. The weather is very hot here to day. QIIEENSTOWRN, Tuesday. To-day the weather has been very hot and sulphurous.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 17 January 1900
A C A D M Y 0 F M 'U S I C. Under the Direction of .....MISS KATIIERINE RUSSELL (Mrs. Alfred Dampier). Business Manager ........................................... MR. GEORGE BULLER. ALFRED DAMPIER, Supported by MISS LILY DAMPIER AND THE MOST FAMOUS TOURING DRAMATIC COMPANY IN AUSTRALIA. Organised for the Production of the Great Plays in Alfred Dampler's Repertoire. TO-NIGHT AND TO-MORROW NIGHT. Grand Production upon a most elaborate scale of the Patriotic and Sensational Drama, in Five Acts, written up to date, by ADAM PIERRE, dealing with the pre sent trouble in the Transvaal, and entitled " BRITON AND BOER." Charles Carrington (unattached) ................................ ALFRED DAMPIER Supported by full strength of the Company. In addition to numerous auxiliaries, a SQUAD of the 2nd BATTALION . IN FANTRY, by kind permission of Colonel Martin, and the BAND OF THE 2nd RE-, GIMENT, under Bandmaster HIarrison, will assist in the great scene depicting the DEFENCE OF LADYSMIITH. Box p...
INTERCOLONIAL. TASMANIAN PRESS ASSOCIATION—COPYRIGHT. FEDERATION. HOBART, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 17 January 1900
INTERCOLONIAL. TAiSMANIAN PRESS ASSOCIATION COPYRIGHT. FEDERATION. HOBART, Tuesday. The Premier will leave on Saturday for Sydney, where he will represent Tasmania at the conference of Pre miiers, when the subject of the Austra lian delegation to the Imperial Govern ment to explain the Commonwealth Bill will be discussed. In the event of the conference deciding in favour of they individual colonies each sending a delegate, it is most probable that the Agent-General (Sir Philip Fysh) will represent this province. BRISBANE, Tuesday. In connection with the proposed federal delegation to England, it is announced that the Queensland Go vernment was in favour'of the appoint ment of only one delegate for the whole of the federated colonies, Hon. Edmund Barton, Q.C., being considered the most likely representative. If, however, New South Wales and' Victoria each insist on send'ing a delegate, Queensland will act likewise and send its own dele gate. SYDNEY, Tuesday. Premier Lyne does not thi...
AN ATTORNEY. CHARGED WITH TREASON. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 17 January 1900
AN ATTORNEY. CHARGED WITH TREASON. Recently it was stated that the British and foreign residents of the Dordrecht district had been compelled to sign a declaration of neutrality pre pared by the Orange Free State Govern ment. It now transpires that a Mr. Ver mootin, an attorney of the High Court of Cape Colony, drafted the document, and is also alleged to have induced Britishers to sign it on behalf of the Republic. He has now been charged with treason.