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TWO GIRLS DROWNED. ADELAIDE, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 3 January 1900
TWO GIRLS DROWNED. ADELAIDE. Monday. At Port Willunga a number of girls were bathing on the beach, when one of them, Cissie Martin, managed to get just beyond her depth. One of her companions, named Maud Saunders, went to her assistance, but the strong under flow which exists a short dis- tance from the shore quickly carried the unfortunate girls out to sea. Both were drowned, before a boat was able to reach them.
SHOCKING FATALITY. MELBOURNE, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 3 January 1900
SHOCKING FATALITY &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; MELBOURNE, Monday. &nbsp; A shocking railway fatality occurred this morning at a point about 14 miles from Bendigo. A van containing a picnic party of 11 persons, and driven by a man named James Brown, was run down, by a train, with the result that a lad named John Langley was killed, and four others, named Benjamin Bur- ston, Blanche Hoskins, Maurice Fogarty, and Fred Whichiby, severely injured. It is feared Burston's in- juries will result fatally. Tuesday Morning. Burston, who was seriously injurcd in the railway accident near Bendigo has succumbed. Miss Hoskins was found suffering from a lacerated brain, and fractured skull and Mr. Fogarty had his lower jaw badly fractured, and Whichiby his right arm broken. Both horses were killed outright, and the vehicle smashed. Tuesday Night. Miss Blanche Hoskins, who was in- jured in the railway accident near Bendigo yesterda...
CLEARED OUT. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 3 January 1900
CLEARED OUT. Jan. 2--Pateena, ;s., 1250 tons, J. V. Bentley, connmander, for Melbourne. Pas- sengers :-Saloon--Mesdames B. Dennis, Mukin, Ferrington and infant, Butler and &nbsp; infant, Eeles, Janaman, A. Marsden, F. Williams, R. Diskens, Oakden; Misses Cas- well, Welch, Callaghan, Barry, P. Jackson, L. Jackson, Macartney, Wigmore; Messrs. C. L. Hewitt, G. Murray, T. Murray, A. (Marsden, Morris, L. N. Trickett, Janaman, T. J. Croft, J. Scott, Lewis, Lewis, Herch- nez, Deeronsseaux, N. Battersby, Craig, F. Williams, R. Dickens, J. M. Bruce, Laing, Oakden. Mendell, W. J. Baird, C. Olson, W. L. Thompson, Jas. Ah Catt, B. Dennis, Cole, A. Elerker, J. W. Bell, R. Williams, W. J. Bloomfield, H. Skinner, J. C. Bell, Lockett, Welch, S. Harrison, Von Alwyn, W. Hall, M. Fahey, P. Fahey, L. Dowling, Roberts, Turner, H. Glaszbrook, Wright; and 10 in the steerage.
SHIPPING. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 3 January 1900
SHIPPING, High Water.-To-day, 2.26 a.m., 2.52 p.m. To-morrow, 3.15 a.m., 3.38 p.m. Moon.-First quarter, 8th inst,, 3h. 39min. 64sec. p.m. Full moon, 16th inst., 5h. 7min. 36sec. a.m. Last quarter, 24th inst., 9h. 52min. 54sec. a.m. New moon, 31st inst., 11h. 22min. 36sec. a.m.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 3 January 1900
Pepper & Perrin GIVE THE BEST VALUE OBTAINABLE FOR MONEY. This week we are showing exceptional &nbsp; value in White Muslin Aprons, just opened, at 10/d to 4/6 each. White Thread Gloves, with four buttons and black stitched backs, 1/-, 1/3, 1/0, 2/9 pair. Taffeta Gloves, four buttons, black with white points, white with black points, 1/-, 1/6, 2/- pair. White Washing Leather Gloves, 2/6 pair. Special Quality Grey Suede, just received, &nbsp; 5/6 pair. Lace Cotton Hose, 1/-, 1/3, 1/6, to 3/6. All Lace Black Thread Hose, 1/11. Ladies' and Children's White Lace Hose, 1/- to 2/6. Pretty Tan Lace Thread Hose, 1/- to 2/6. New Washing White Cotton Beltings, in latest designs. Boys' and Girls' American Collars, 6d to 2/6. Ties, Bows, Collars, Cuffs, Belts, Buckles, Purses, Hand Bags, Music Cases, Brushes; and Combs. 14in. Bordered Ivory Canvas, for centres, sideboards, mats, etc., 1/3 yard. New Face Veilings, in 100 qualities, opened this week, 6d to 3/11 yard. DON'T...
BOWLS. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 3 January 1900
(By Leader.) The L.D.C. published the handicaps and draw for their club matches during the week, and I think with one or two ex- ceptions the match committee got through their task well. In the Pairs Forbes and Paine are treated somewhat badly, having to stand a point to Joscolyne and Bearup, who cer- tainly should be a point or two further back, especially after the form Joscelyne has been showing us this season. The Whitfeld trophy looks the best of good things for J. T. Wilson (3 behind), he being a much more experienced performer than any of his opponent's, who are mostly this season's players. In the Champion I do not see the names of Thurstun, Gaylor, Wilkins, Heazlewood, and others, and I regret very much to note this fact, as it will take a lot of interest out of the game, to say nothing of the experience the younger players will lose by not being able to compete against the cracks. With Thurstun and Co. out of the way, Boyd, Croft, or Joscelyne should provide the champion f...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 3 January 1900
KANDY KOOLA COUPONS. &nbsp; SPECIAL CHRISTMAS DRAWING FOR 100 PRIZES. WINNING NUMBERS WILL BE ADVERTISED IN THE AMUSEMENT COLUMN OF THIS PAPER ON JANUARY 2, 1900. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; THE NEW CENTURY ALPHA HUMMING BIRD CREAM SEPARATOR. &nbsp; This Machine has now a Skimming Capacity of 27gal. per hour (guaranteed), the price being still the same, £13. With the increased power no Separator can com- pare with it for Cheapness, and the finish is in the well-known manner of the Alpha Laval makers. Every "Alpha Laval" sent out by us is guaranteed, and there is no need to try and, force our business by promising that you may return the plant if you do not like it. The "Alpha Laval" has never been beaten in competition by any separator in existence. MURDOCH BROS., 112 Collins-street, Hobart; TASMANIAN DAIRY COMPANY, Sole Agents for ...
AUSTRALIAN CRICKET COUNCIL. MELBOURNE, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 3 January 1900
AUSTRALIAN CRICKET COUNCIL. MELBOURNE, Tuesday. A meeting of the Australian Cricket Council was held to-night. Mr. George Moir presided, and there were also pre- sent--Messrs. J. T. Lipscombe, H. Trumble and J. Worrall (Victoria), and W. Gunn, J. Darling, and C. Hill (South Australia). The New South Wales Cricket Association, having withdrawn from the Council, was not represented. The future of tho Council was dis- cussed, and after it had been announced that there was a credit balance of £28 7s 9d, it was decided, on the motion of Mr. Lipscombe, seconded by Mr. Dar- ling, "That the Australian Cricket Council be dissolved; that Messrs. Whittridge and Cresswell be appointed a committee to liquidate the affairs of the Council; that out of the balance after payment of all debts a donation of 10. guineas be paid to the hon. secre- tary, Mr. Cresswell, for his services in connection with the Council's business. and the liquidation of its affairs, and that any balance remaining be equally...
COMMERCIAL. ROLPH AND YOUNG. Accountants and Trade Assignees, etc., [?].M.P. Society Chambern. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 3 January 1900
ROLPH AND YOUNG. Accountants and Trade Assignees, etc, A.M.P. Society Chambers. The steamer Pateena took to Melbourne yesterday, among other cargo, 15 tons of wool, 80 cases of butter, 9 casks of fat, 611, tons of oats, 27 tons of straw, 371 tons of bran, and 41 cases of fruit. Last week the s. Waikare, from New Zealand, landed at Sydney, among other cargo, 2300 sacks oats, 800 sacks malt, 250 sacks bran, 400 sacks barley, 4345 sacks flour, 585 sacks maize, 800 sacks wheat, 600 sacks pollard, and 400 sacks sharps. Messrs. W. T. Bell and Co. report that at Newstead yesterday the market was lightly supplied. Fat cattle-Owing to the hot weather the demand was weak, and prices somewhat easier. Fat sheep-Light weights sold at last market rates, others slightly lower. Fat lambs were firm at late rates. They sold:-4-- heifers, owner, £6 10s; 2 bullocks, Railton, to £9; 2 cows, Breadalbane, £6 2s 6d to £8 15s; 3 cows, owner, £5 10s; 70 crossbreds, Hon. J. O. Vow Stieglitz, 13s 9d to 16s 9d;...
CUSTOMS RETURNS. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 3 January 1900
CUSTOMS RETURNS. The following are the Customs returns at Launceston for the week ended Satur- day, December 30, 1899: £. s.d. Spirits ......................... 274 9 3 Tobacco ....................... 93 3 0 Other goods ............... 1059 8 9 Wharfage ........................ 94 19 1 &nbsp; Light Dues .................... 15 12 6 Harbour dues ................. 32 10 4 Miscellaneous .................. 18 17 7 Bond rents and charges ..:..... 18 6, 2 Total ,.,..............,. .£2207 6 8 Compared with £2470 11s 6d for the cor- responding period last year. MELBOURNE, Tuesday. Business in the import and produce markets was very restricted to-day, owing to the holidays. ADELAIDE, Tuesday. Business was resumed to-day in the breadstuffs market, wheat being quoted at 2s 7d to 2s 8½d, and flour at £6 15s. SYDNEY, Tuesday. Wheat is moderately active at 2s 6d for prime new; flour, £6 10s. In the pro- duce market, oats sold at 2s 5d to 2s 6d. Chaff-Imported, £2 15s to £3; prime, £3 5s t...
CRICKET. CONSULT A. W. BIRCHALL AND SONS FOR CRICKET MATERIAL. TASMANIA v. NEW SOUTH WALES. WIN FOR THE VISITORS. HOBART, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 3 January 1900
CRICKET. &nbsp; CONSULT A. W. BIRCHALL AND SONS FOR CRICKET MATERIAL. TASMANIA v. NEW SOUTH WALES. WIN FOR THE VISITORS. &nbsp; HOBART,. Tuesday. &nbsp; The cricket match Tasmania v. New &nbsp; South Wales was concluded to-day, the &nbsp; weather being perfect . The second in- &nbsp; nings of the locals was opened auspi- &nbsp; ciously, but a rot set in after the fall of the first wicket, Savigny, Burn, Gate- house, M'Allen, and Hammond going out in quick succession. Hale and Pickett &nbsp; played well for their runs, and Windsor &nbsp; was in a long time for his 18. Unfortu- &nbsp; nately, Eady was absent through indis- position, his side therefore losing his bat- ting and the advantage of his bowling. &nbsp; The innings closed for a total of 140. This left the visitors only 113 to get to &nbsp; win, but they lost six wickets before they &nbsp; accomplished the task. The men of t...
ZEEHAN RACES. ZEEHAN, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 3 January 1900
ZEEIIAN RACES. ZEEHAN, Tuesday. The Zeehan Racing Club's second day's racing was held to-day. The attendance was only moderate, owing to the trying heat. Results: OPEN HURDLE, Of £12 10s. One and a half miles. Norval, 11.12 ..................... 1 Darkie, 9.12 .................... 2 Three -started. Time, 3min. 1sec. To- talisator, 7s. HANDICAP TROT, Of £7. Two miles. Tim, scratch .................... Masher, 200yds. behind ......... .2 Seven started. Time, 7min. 4sec. To- talisator, 23s. OPEN HANDICAP, Of £10. One mile. Corona, 9.2 .................. :.. 1 Erehwon, 9.7 ................... 2 Two started. Time, 1min. 56½sec. Totalisator, 7s. HACK PURSE, Of £7. One mile. Greyhound, 11.0 ................. 1 Doctor, 9.12 ............. ..... 2 Three started. Time, 2min. 7sec. To- talisator, 6s. SELLING RACE, Of £10. Norval, 8.3,.including 12lb. over 1 Myra, 8.3 ........................ 2 &nbsp; Two started. A good race. Totalisator, 18s. HACK PLATE, Of £6. Six furlongs. Mousey, 9....
NEWS IN BRIEF. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 3 January 1900
NEWS JIN BRIEF, Silver, 2s 3 3-16d. Zeehan sports just covered expenses. Local quotation for tin ore is 16s per unit. Bush fire near the power station yes- terday. Bush fires are numerous outside Zeehan. Colenso-Ladysmith railway has been destroyed. Caledonian festival gross receipts ex- ceeded £150. Kimberley sent New Year greetings to the Queen. Zeehan sends six men towards Tas- manian second unit. Victoria., 353 and 161 for four wickets; South Australia, 250. The last portion of the siege train left Capetown for the front. Customs returns at Launceston, last Week totalled £2207 6s 8d. N.S.W. and N.Z. troops participated in the capture of Colesberg. General Joubert has removed his headquarters to Springfield. General French, after a splendid movement, captured Colesberg. Australian Cricket Council has de- cided to disband and liquidate. Fresh fortifications are being erected between Colenso and Springfleld. European officers arrive weekly at Delagoa Bay en route to Pretoria. Mr. H...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 3 January 1900
Florists and Seedsmen, DECORATIVE PLANTS for Christmas &nbsp; A very large collection of all the best varieties of Ferns, Palms, Aspidistras, Foliage Plants, Pelargoniums, and Baskets of Ferns and Decorative Plants in the best possible condition; 500 small Ferns for table decorations, 3 for 1s, very pretty plants. Grasses and Dracenas in all useful sizes. The largest, best, and decidedly the cheapest stock in Tasmania to select from. Autumn Cauliflower, Broccoli, and Savoy Seed, 6d per packet. Sow now, Scotch Yellow and Swede Seed. Jadoo liquid will fertilise your pot plants, roses, or vegetables better than any other. Once used always used. Full particulars post free on application how to use it. Price, 5s per bushel, 25s per bale, cheaper in larger quantities. F. WALKER, Sand- hill. Tel. 71. TOMATO PLANTS, strong and hardy, &nbsp; best kinds, 16 1/-. posted. Dahlias, show, fancy, and cactus, new var., 10/ dozen; older var., grand sorts, 5/6 dozen. Cannas, 6 for 2/6...
THE HOLIDAYS AT ALBERTON. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 3 January 1900
THE HOLIDAYS AT ALBERT'ON. &nbsp; Our correspondent writes:-With the exception of a few scratch matches at cricket and races for the youngsters the Christmas week has passed very quietly. A scratch match between New River end of the field and the township players resulted in a victory for the former, and two matches be- tween married and single men turned out in favour of the benedicts. Sir Henry Thompson describes natural aperient waters as vastly superior to arti- ficial solutions, however skilfully prepared; and "Hunyadi Janos" as "the most con- centrated of the saline group." Annual sale six million bottles. Signature, Andreas Saxlehner, on label secures genuineness.--2.* EAT JONES' IXL JAMES &nbsp;
BY-MUNICIPAL ELECTION. DELORAINE, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 3 January 1900
BY-MUNICIPAL ELEC'T'ION. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; DELORAINE, Tuesday. For the vacancy in the Municipal Council caused by the death of Mr. A. Oliver there is only one candidate de- finitely anounced, viz., Mr. R. G. Horne, and, as already stated, he will in all probability have a walk-over. Mr. W. Abey has been asked to stand, but he has declined, as he considers his health is not sufficiently restored to give the necessary attention to public matters that would be required of him.