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COMMONWEALTH EXPENSES. MELBOURNE, March 1. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 2 March 1901
COMMONWEALTH EXPENSES.. MELBOURNE, March 1. The Commonwealth expenditure for l-eb- ruary,. amounted £1,800 as compared with £1,327 for tbe_, previous month. The in crease is chiefly, due to the fact that Sir lieorge-xurner, tne iTeasurer,-ana oir jonn ?Forrest^ Minister of Defence, are now draw ing federal salaries which they did not do in Januarv. . Sir Wil liam Lyne, will be the nest. Mi nister to draw federal pay, and the ex penditure for March will be further added to by the_cost of, the federal elections. Sir George Turner states that, with a viejr of, facilitating the work of the federal departments, an arrangement will be made whereby one Federal Minister may sign nrgent and formal Daners on behalf of his coQeagues.
BRISBANE, March 1. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 2 March 1901
BRISBANE, March 1. Eighteen nominations were received to day' for. . the Senate, as follows:— i.lessrs. Thyane, Ferguson, and Buzacott,,. members of the legislative Council; Messrs^. Bartho lemew. Dawson, Higgs, Stewart, Glassey, Hamilton, McDonald,' and A. S.: Cowley, members of the Assembly; Messrs. E.'S. Plant, T. Murray Prior, Joseph Ahearn, J: P. Hoolari, DI T. Seymour,- M. Bennett, and J. ; G. Drake, ' the Federal Postmaster General. ,' ?'
THE TARIFF. STATEMENT BY MR. KINGSTON. MELBOURNE, March l. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 2 March 1901
T^fl^RIFF^' STATEMENT BY MR. KINGSTON.. MELBOURNE 'SMarchKl. Mr. KinpstoajBtated ttt-day that tmrtes deral Ministry -jwer,e' unanimous^iespecfcing: the time when'thejfederal tariff would be'1 submitted to Parliament. He added that he had secured most of the dates which he required before beginning to frame the draft tariff, but.that he did not think of entering upon that task till after the con ference of permanent heads had been held in Adelaide on the 15th inst. If the Ministry; decided to bring down the tariff in thelfirst session of Parliament- he felt assured. t that: h'e; would be ?able to: lay his, recommendations before his' colleagues in time for that to be done. The conference on the. 15th would be asked to consider the Customs Regulation Bill drafted by Dr. Wollaston, and also a drait . Tariff -Bill. The former was really a management mea sure, and distinct from the latter, so that it could be brought down . to,. Parliament quite apart from the tariff. ' Mr.' Kingston sai...
THE OBSERVATORY. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 2 March 1901
THE OBSERVATORY, The Commonwealth Constitution Act pro vides for the federal authority assuming control of 'astronomical and meteorologi cal observations,' and it is expected, that the Federal Government will shortly issue a proclamation transferring the Adelaide Observatory, to ihe Commonwealth. In; the meantime the institution will remain under the control of Sir . Charles Todd, who; though a federal official, is still Government Astronomer of South Australia.
IMPERIAL SOLDIERS LEFT BEHIND. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 2 March 1901
IMPERIAL SOLDIERS LEFT BEHIND. Several of the members of tire Imperial troops, who have been on a visit to' Ade laide, have toeon left behind. One of tnem, who missed the Britannic, which left for Freinantle on 1'nday, was arrested yesterday morning by the order of Lieut. Col. llampson, and given over -to the police authorities. Col. Hump son has asked us to mention that it would' be far better if those men who have missed tlie Britannic would deliver themselves up, for tlie punishment would be less severe than if they were arrested. At lunch time yesterday three 'French leave' men were (.?rossing the Rundle street section of King William street when thev were besieged by a crowd 'of people. While chatting one of them said— 'This is the result of that oyster supper!' When told by one of our reporters of Col. Hampson's statement, the men said they intended giv.ing themselves up, and marched off in the direction of the city watchhouse. As they moved away an individual was heard to exc...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 2 March 1901
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THE COMMONWEALTH AND STATE PARLIAMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 2 March 1901
THE COMMONWEALTH AND STATE . PARLIAMENTS. The . Premier on Friday : morning was questioned concerning' the position of local members who might' be elected to the Com monwealth Parliament He ? said:— The result of the poll would probably [be known' about the middle of April; and, as far as he was concerned, if elected: to ' the Federal Parliament,- he would put the affairs1 of his department in order and resign the Pre miership'and the seat for the Buiraat the end of April, and the vacancy would be fille'd in the usual way. He presumed that other local members who might be elected to the Federal Parliament would do the same; but in any case their seats in the Stale Legislature :would become vacant up on their taking their places in the Federal Parliament, and thereupon the Returning Officer would-issue wri(*;fot-fresh'e'.ectipnsj According to'the constitution, it is permis sible for a man to retainhis local seat until the Federal Houses meet, and the federal pay doe3 . not begin unti...
QUEEN VICTORIA MEMORIAL STATUE. MELBOURNE, March 1. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 2 March 1901
QUEEN VICTORIA MEMORIAL . '??' STATUE. . MELBOURNE. March 1. At a meeting of . the executive .of ,the Queen Victoria; Memorial Statue Fund this evenins apnroval was given, to the recom mendation that: space in front of the Trea sury buildings; at, the cast-end of Col'.ins street, or the space 'at present occupied by the Gordon.'statue, whicli adjoins 'the Trea sury buildings,' should be tne site for the proposed statue of Queen Victoria.
THE PACIFIC CABLE. SYDNEY, March 1. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 2 March 1901
THE PACIFIC CABLE. SYDNEY -March 1. With reference to the cable message that the Pacific Cable Board had disapproved of the New South Wales agreement with the Enrtern Extension Telegraph Company, Sir Wililam L.vne states that the position of tlhis State is secure, and as this position is advantageous the disapproval of the board will have no effect so far as the. New South Wales Government is concerned.
THE ADELAIDE RAILWAY STATION. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 2 March 1901
THE ADELAIDE RAILWAY STATION. . The barrier system was inaugurated at tlie Adelaide Railway Station on Friday morning. ?. A strong picket fence has been erected at- the eastern end of each ulat forin, and at the gateways were stationed, otiudals who resolutely refused' to admit any person until a ticket had beqn produc ed. Naturally .there were individuals who waxed eloquent in protestations against a , long-established practice. Those, however, who really had an object in meet ing the trains and seeing them depart, paid the small fee demanded for a platform tic ket,' and. discovered that the absence of the usual jostling crowd gave them an oppor tunity of finding i their friends instead of missing them- in the crush. Some tried to evade the guardian of the gate, but invari ably that gentleman proved to be on the alert, and they were promptly bailed up. The presence of a constable generally had the effect of resisting a desire for argument, and either the ticket was shown or the per...
LIEUT. COL. WYNDHAM'S THANKS. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 2 March 1901
LIEUT.-COL. AVYNDHAM'S THANKS. ^Before fmally leaving' Adelaide,' Lieut. Col. Wyndham, the officer commanding the Imperial troops, expressed to the Chief Sec retary (Hon. J. G. Jenkins) his thanks for the. courteous and kind manner in which he and his men had been entertained by the Government and the people of South Aus tralia. 'The weather was exceedingly warm,' said the 'colonel, 'but the welcome was fully equal to the weather.'
CONINGHAM DIVORCE CASE. SYDNEY, March 1. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 2 March 1901
CONIffGH&M DIVORCE CASE. SYDNEY, March 1. Another matter having a bearing on the Coningham divorce case came before the Full Court to-day. A rule nisi was asked for on behalf of Arthur Coninghain, calling u(iun .-v. i\. ciiiiiii, uooKseiier, to snow cause why he should not be attached for contempt of court for commenting upon the case which was pending. It appeared that a book or pamphlet purporting to be a full account of previous proceedings in court had been published by respondent, with cer tain comments, which . Coningham contend ed were calculated to prejudice him in a fair trial of the suit. A rule nisi was grant ed. . ?
THE TENNIS TOURNAMENT. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 2 March 1901
THE TENNIS TOURNAMENT. ? In spile of the heat wave on Friday there vras.a good attendance at the tennis tourna ment in the afternoon. The chief match played was the final of the Doubles Cham pionship, in which Bawen sind Baker, after a close struggle, defeated Heath and Waters, the Victorian players. The final of the Ladies' Doubles was won by the Misses Payne and Wyatt from the Misses Parr and Ayere. This afternoon ftowen will meet Heath for the Championship of South Aus tralia, and the cup presented by Sir Edwin Smith, at a quarter to 2, and an hour and a half later. Miss Payne will play Miss Parr for the Ladies' Championship.
NORTHERN TERRITORY. PORT DARWIN, March 1. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 2 March 1901
NORTHERN TERRITORY. PORT DARWIN. March 1. lhe Palmerstou and Pine Creek railway earnings for the week ended February 23 amounted to £82. This small result is due to the cessation of business by the. Chinese uui nig iiicir i-ew. jLeur nonaays. . . The Australian, from southern ports, ar rived on Wednesday. Passengers — Miss Mudford, Messrs. Stevens, Caflill, Castle, Mndford, Scliunke, Stow, Orr, Buchanan, and White, two Cinga'e-e, and one Man'la man. The s=te.imer sailed on Thursday lor Hongkong with Mr. Stretton and ' twj Chi'r.«se as passsngers. ' The ? Koonookarra returned yesterday from Borroloola with seven Chinese. ?? Among the passengers per the Atisralian was the Bishop of Carpentaria,' who will hold services in the town hall on Sunday.
STATE GOVERNMENT AND THE DEFENCE FORCES. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 2 March 1901
STATE GOVERNMENT AND TUB DEFENCE FORCES.' ' At the Military and Naval Club on Thurs day night, after Lieut.-Col. Wyndhafti had responded lo the welcome given him on be half of tire officers by the President, Lieut. Col. Solomon, JJriR.-Gen. Gordon su'd «t midnight the' Military Department would pass over froin the State to the Common wealth Government,' and he thought that it was a fitting opportunity to propose tie toast of the Chief Secretary, Hon. J. G. Jenkins. He referred to the am cab'.e re lations which had existed belwetn tlie Mini'stcra and the department, and to the encouragement which the forces had re ceived from the Ministry during the past yejr. The Naval Commandant, Capt. Claie, supported the toast. Mr. Jenkins, in reply, thanked the company for. the enthusias.ie manner in which the toast had been re ceived: He had .been proud to occupy the position as iMinister of Defence during the past. 15 months. -It had bsen th- most memorable ].«riod in Australian military histo...
MAIL NOTICES. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 2 March 1901
MAIL NOTIOES. GREAT BRITAIN. — March X — Via Suez, H.M.S. Arcadia, 1L15 a.riu; newspapers and regis tered letters, 10.15 a.fn.; late, letters, G.l'.O. 12.15 p.m, Adelaide Railway Station, 12.30 p.m., ran Aueiaiac .railway auiuon, iz.40 p.m. British and foreign parcels post per the above steamer closes at O.P.O. 10.45 a.m. (Mail due in London, April 7.) Sp. llarch 16^-Via San Francisco, 3 p.m.; late fee, 3.30 p.m.; money orders to States, 12.30 p.m. Sp. March 16— Fricd- ricb der Grosse, 11.15 a.m. Sp. March 23— Via Marseilles, Australien, 10.15 a.m. MANILA, CHINA, and .lAPAN.-This day-3 p.m., Tsinan, ?via Sydney. CAPE COLONY and NATAL.-March 10— Nineveh, 2 p.m. NEW AUSTRALIA (Para guay).— March 7—3 p.m., via New Zealand. NEW CALEDONL\.— March 4—7.30 a.m., to Sydney, thence per lirat opportunitv. SAMOA and other SOUTH SEA ISLAKDS.— March 4— 3/M p.m., to Sydney, thence per first opportunity. FIJI.— March 1—3.30 p.m., to Sydney, thence pur first oppor tunity. AUCKLAND and WELLINGTON.— M...