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The State Elections. Latest Developments. Premier's Manifesto. Coming Candidates. (By Telegraph.) BRISBANE, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 3 December 1907
The State Elections. Latest Developments. Premier's Manifesto. Comjng Candidates. (By Telegraph.) BRISBANE, Monday. There .has.buen a great rush ol per-: sons to get their names on tho"?elec- toral rolls, and the agents of tho Go vermnent, Kidston and Labor par- ties arc all busy getting naines^ lt is estimated that witliin the past three days over 300 claims Were filled lu.. B UNDABERG, Monday, Mr. John White, tho sitting "mem- ber for Musgrave, met the represen- tatives of all his district committees in the Queen's Theatre on-Saturday. Mr.. White briefly traced .t&lt;he proceed- ings leading up to tho dissolution. The meeting unanimously requested Mr. White to again contest the seat, which Mr. "White agreed to do. Word was received from. Cinders so-day, advising that at a lareé and enthusiastic meeting of Mr. Philp'S supporters there on Saturday night, l it was unanimously,; decided to. .sup- port Sir. Alfred Cotrioy.*" ^oaadiUiittlro. fbr '.tho TBiirruin.. Slr ^AífrcU " h...
THE RIFLE (By Windgauge.) [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 3 December 1907
THE RIFLE (By Windgauge.) Thu third shoot for the picture tro- phy eventuated on Saturday and ex- tended.- Conditions were not at all promising for,the afternoon, but the rain which fell just before shooting started, held off, and it remained fine for the rest of the afternoon. A steady light prevailed. In the morn- ing several showers fell, and tha s'PI'py state ol tho range made thiqgs uncomfortable. ' ¿.1). :J. O'Brien, who headed -the ' list with 95, gets the. leg in. Phillips, and K.;: Aumuller* also burst theif scores, being 93 and ,90 respectively. All' ,three members have shown a steady und constant improvement in their SCOIMS. Dr. O'Brien put in a practice totalling 82. ' " In the morning seven members turned up and some enthusiasm was manifested in regard to D. Dean's shoot, but Denny was not on the. previous week's performance. O'Brien and Phillips put in a prac- tice in the morning totalling 88 and 86 respectively. At 200 yards O'Brien and.Phillips headed the list with 3...
CAIRNS POLICE COURT. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 3 December 1907
- . > CAItCTS - POLICE .COVR-C^M ' Before Mr. P. G. Grant, P.M. m tho-PoUco Court yesterday, 1. _ $BrTen was charged with having i made usc of obscene language in Ab- bott-street on Saturday. Defendant .was bailed out to the amount ot Jjut failing to put in an appearance yesterday morning at 10 o'clock, the bail was ordered to be estreated. One inebriate was discharged.
FIGHTING IN MOROCCO. FIERCE ENGAGEMENT. LONDON, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 3 December 1907
(FIGHTING IN MOROCCO. - FIERCE ENGAGEMENT." LONDON, Monday. I Details of thc engagement at Men I assen", in Algeria, show that 7500 of tho Beni Hassen ^tribesmen, from Aghbal, in Morocco," entered Algeria and attacked an elevated fort at Si dinissa, in the vicinity of Babelassa, when contingents J from the various tribes, portion of whom were .mount- ed,- tried to, surround the French gar- rison consisting of jtwo companies bf the Foreign Legion;'"':one company of "Tirailleurs, a section of a battcry of mounted artillery and a sqi^dron of " Sabhis. The attack, which was exceptionally ' vigorous 'and well sus- tained, was repulsed by the French with great gallantry. Whole lines &lt;-f thc attacking trilcsmcn when attcm- j pting a flanking . movement, were I mown down by the guns posted on a i height o vier 160 .shel Is were fired. The ! Beni (Hassen worriers, returned lo Aghbal, but provisions and ammuni- tion '. were rather short. A large Attias tribe on the* Algerian side j...
ATHLETICS. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 3 December 1907
ATHLETICS. The Gurrumbah Athletic Club havc issued a prograjmne for Monday, December SOU* The principal ev- ents are the Sprint Handicap, 75yds, 1st prize £4.; 2nd, £1. Sheffield Handicap, 120yds, 1st, £0/10 ; 2nd, £1/1.0 ; 3rd, 10/-.. Handicap Wood Chop, 1st, £4; 2nd, £1. Rock Drilling Competition, 1st, £8; 2nd, £2. ' Tin Scratchers' Race, 1st, £1 10/-'; 2nd, 10/-. -Further details re- specting-foes for nominating, distan- ces, date of nominations, etc., ap !>e«r in; the Club's advertisement.
Ratepayers' Association. MONTHLY MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 3 December 1907
Ratepayers'Association. MONTHLY MEETING. Thc monthly meeting of the Cairns and District Ratepayers Association was held at the Municipal Cham- bers last evening, when there were present : Messrs McKenzie . (Chair), II. Mediock, H. Ross, T. Dillon, J. Pblcntz.'D. Griffiths, T. Hatter, and tho Rev. F. Greenwood. An apology was read from Mr. Har till-Law (President of thc Associa- tion) 'for non attendance. The Secretary remarked that he no- ticed ty Press reports that the Coun- cil were taking steps to have thc dwellers in humpies and tents in thc Southern portion of tho town moVed. Mr. Polentz considered > that if (hese people were removed moro would come. Only that owning he had witnessed a disgraceful scene be- tween a drunken white man and a blackfellow. Sir. McKenzie asked if anyone had read Dr. Tyne's report in "Hansard" regarding contagious diseases in Cairns, lt had really been an cye-op 'ener to him. Mr. Griffiths considered that more ¡pólice protection was nqeded on the o...
Khakee for Military Purposes. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 4 December 1907
Khakee for Military Purposes. After all scarlet is to prove a more lasting color for military purposes than khakee. - The military authorities nave1 decided finally to abandon khakee,- as the fighting color of tho British Army.1 The color will for ever be as- sociated with the Boer War. For peace and parade purposes the British viii continue to ba" dressed as before, and for spectacular purposes there is nothing finer than the red and gold colors which predominate in the British uniforms. When .engaged in field manoeuvres, the troops will wear a -'bluish grey dress-a color which is well-known ia Scotland as Atholl grey.
The Value of Falling Waters. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 4 December 1907
Niagara is made tb earn money:'ÙIMTC ~ ways than as a sight for pleasure seekers.: A fractional part Of the waters ia made to light the city of Buffalo and drive its machinery. Also on a lower hank, where there is an es Cane, a. dozen or more mills ara built over the stream, and the latter passing tn a tit- rent under the noora, works the pla»* test al a, paper company and then of a fanter« waker. In time to come, it is exyaMWl dial Niagara will do the work of " aHÊUeà c¿ horses " over a radias ot 1000 HUM BUMI J
THE WEATHER. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 4 December 1907
THE. WEATHER. night rain of a more or less heavy nature fell,' and good showers are re' ported from! jtiie outlying districts, "which will' materially assist the var- ? ious crops. The fall ns registered on the official gauge at the Cairns Post Office for the 24 hours ending 9 a.m. yesterday amounted to 30 points.
NOTES AND NEWS CONSIDER CAREFULLY. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 4 December 1907
NOTES AND NEWS CONSIDER n A pw.wTTT T v Whilst, pitying those left destitute by friends ' .or acquaintances, stpp. consider. How about your own in lMindcncc? You may be insured, but, be honest. Have you insured for a sufficient sum? Have you money to in vest? Open an account with your great State Bank the A.M.P. Society Investment^ combined with assurance tho A.M.FI. Mr. Cr. A. Sherry, repre- senting this groat society remains at Hides' Hotel until Saturday. Policies taken out now. Shave n this year's profits. Business every year.
THE "POST." WEDNESDAY, DEC. 4, 1907. Local Public Interests. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 4 December 1907
THE " POST." __WEDNESDAY, DEC. 4. 1907. Local Public Interests. The discussions on various topics of local interest which took (place at thc meetàng of the Ratepayers' Asso- ciation on Monday evening, as re- ported in the "Post" yesterday, wore confined to matters of interest to tho community, and related to subjects with which it is within the scope of such an association to deal. It is evident that thc association is desir- ous of improving not enly thc mat- erial condition of the town from a municipal point of view, but also of safeguarding the moral and sopial conditions of tho peoplle. With these objects every ratepayer and every man and woman in the community who has the good of the town and district at heart, must heartily agree, and in any scheme that may bc sug- gested for the betterment of oxisting conditions the "Post" offers its cor. dial co-operation, and íulloat support, There is an admitted necessity for full and fair criticism.on mattere o! local government, just as ...
LONDON METAL MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 4 December 1907
LONDON METAL MAJtKETS.; The following are. tho latest quo- tations on thc metal markets : I . . LONDON, Tuesday. Cppper., spot, £60 12s 6d. .to £60 17s 6d. Three months, £61 10s to £6115s. Electrolytic copper, £63 10s. ,. . I Tin, spot, £132 5s to £132 lös. Three months, £133 to £133 10s. Pie; iron, £2 9s 3d. Lend, £12 12s 6d to £lô/15 I Spelter, £21 per ton.
SOUTHERN QUOTATIONS. BRISBANE. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 4 December 1907
SOUTHlCttN QUOTATIONS. BRISBANE. Mount Molloy, b 10./-, s 10/3 O.K., b 5/3, s 5/7 Dalziell's, b 1/7, s 2/- . ADELAIDE. Mount Molloy, b 10/-, s 10/3 O.K., b 5/2, s 5/0 Chillacoc. b 4/4, s 4/11 . CHARTERS TOWERS. Mount Molloy, ii 10/-, s 10/3 Dnlziell's, b 1/7, s 2/ O.K., b 5/8, s 5/6 Durham Consols, b 3/3, s 3/9 I ?:: ...
MINING CAIRNS STOCK EXCHANGE. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 4 December 1907
MINING CAIRNS STOCK EXCHANGE; * Chillagoe, b 4/7, s -1/11; paid b 5/7, s 5/11 Arungana Co., b 7/5, s 7/9 . O.K., b 5/3, s 5/6 Mount Molloy, b 10/-, s 10/3 Chil. Iiuddygorc, b £7, s £8 Endeavor Leslie, s 50/ Vulcan, b 6/2, s 6/6 Stannary Hills, b 2/5, s 2/8 Smith's Creek, b 4/-, s 4/6 ¡DalzieH's, b 1/8, s 2/ líilmoro's, b 6/6, s 6/10 Mitchell Uiver, b 13/2, s 3/6 Brilliant, b 2/-, s 2/4 Bril. Central, b 4/ Uril. Extended, b 4/11 Carrington United, b' 3/2, s 3/5 Carrington 1 & 2 East, b 1/10, s 2/2 Clark's Bril. Wor., paid b 4d, s*5d Deep Levels, s 9d Durham Consols, h 3/4, s 3/8 . East Mexicans, b od,- s 9d Golden Alexandra, b 2/1, s 2/4 Grant and Simset, b 3/2 . Kelly's Queen Block, s 2/6 Kulamadau, b lld, s 1/1 Mills' United, b 15/9, s 16/ Ncw Brit. Freeholds, b 3/-, s 3/|3 Phoebe, b 5/ Queen Cross Reef, b 1/9, s 2/3 Queen Central, paid b 1/ Ruby, b 1/10: paid b 2/-, s 2/6 Talisman, b 2d Vic, and Cal. Blocks, b "id, s 8}d. Wallis' Day Dawn, \¿ 4d, s 5d
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 4 December 1907
' "RING OUT. THE OLD, RING IN THE NEW." Preliminary Announcement. LIMITED. Grocers, Wine & Spirit Merchants, Producé Dealers, & Importers. . 1 ' ' . ... * , % / ?HAVING ACQUIRED THE OLD ESTABLISHED BUSLNESS^OF ' THAT THE STOCKS IN'THE VARIOUS DEPARTMENTS ARE; BEING REPLENISHED BY DTRECT IMPORTATIONS NOW ARRIVING. THE.NEW GOODS INCLUDE ALL THE SEASONABLE REQUIREMENTS OF THE . HOUSEHOLDER, THE HOTELKEEPER, THE MINER, AND THE MILLIONAIRE. Specially attractive displays will tc made, and Customers of the Old Firm aro Invited ,to inspect, thc Stocks and continue ' their »Patronage to the New Compa ny. . > ORDERS WILL BE PROMPTLY EXECUTED, SPECIAL ATTENTION BEING PAID TO" COUNTRY CLIENTS. / " THE STOCKS INCLUDE GROCERIES. ODLMEN'S STORES, GLASSWARE, CROCKERY, IRONMONGERY, WINES AV SPfRITS ..> .?;(".-.- -.. v ??. ?>??????..,'.:?.?&lt;?.? ?:..?? :?? ? ? ? - ??? ? > ;¡; ?? ?. ? j /-OF THE LEADING BRANDS. . . . '??-._???? :? ??:-:: .-"" 1 "'.'??. ?-.:..' . ....
Publisher's Notice. The Cairns "Post." [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 4 December 1907
Publisher's Notice. The Cairns "Post.' An Independent Journal of North Queensland. An impartial recorder 'of current events, . mining developments in the Far North, Agricultural, past- oral, social, shipping,and general hews. Thc "Post" has numerous "and well-informed contributors. in the various centres of population throu- ghout North Queensland, and Special Correspondents in thc metropolitan cities of tno Commonwealth. Local- ly, it advocates, in the first place and all the time, the requirements of thc district in which it is establish ed, the, rich and extensive territory ?known aa the fCairns Hinterland. Its aim, from a political . point of view, is tb advocate the cause of Sound Progress, Just Government, Constitutional Liberty, and the en- couragement of Private. Enterprise and Individual Effort. The "Post" stands upon its merits ns a "news-" paper, special care being taken to keep its readers well informed daily with regard to matters of interest in thc Commonwealth, Euroli...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 4 December 1907
Professional 4 Business Cards. MacDonnell, Henchman & Hannam, Townsville, Cairns, and Herberton, . SOLICITORS " 1 AND NOTARIES PUBLIC. Commissioners for Affidavits, for tbs High Court of Australia and for the Supremo Court of the whola of ' tho Commonwealths andiNew Zea- land, i t : A. J. P. MacDonnell, H. J. H. Henchman, H. V. Hannam, E. I. Havard, H. K. N. MacDonnell. ¡ Mr, L. W. Marsiand. The founder of the fi rn of Marsiand . & Marsiand, Charters Towers, Begs to onnonnco that ho has re- sumed the practice of his profes- sion, and has opened offices at IMPERIAL BUILDING0, Abbott and Shields'Streets, Cairns. ÍEde & Cogdon, SURGICAL & MECHANICAL DENTISTS. ' - ' Permanent address *_-.,,?.}.', : "." :í' AuBOTT-ST., CAIRSS. Tunbridge, Tunbridge & Lynch - ARCHITECTS AND CIVIL ENGINEERS, Townsville, Melbourne, and Spence Street, Cairns. Arthur B. Polin, ARCHITECT. (Eaton, Bates and Polin) Architects, Municipal Buildings, Flinders Street, Townsvill...