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A MISHAP. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 3 January 1900
A MISHAP. The Hamburg and South American liner Pelotas, 2383 tons, went aground in a dangerous position at Dungeness, on the coast of Kent. The cargo was jettisoned, and this alone saved, the vessel, which was sub- sequently refloated.
SHIPPING. ARRIVALS AND DEPARTURES. LONDON, Jan. 2. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 3 January 1900
SHIPPING. &nbsp; ARRIVALS AND DEPARTURES. LONDON, Jan. 2. The following notifications have been &nbsp; posted at Lloyd's: Arrivals.-At London--Kornoana and Kumara, str., from Wellington; Cupica, bk., from Lyttelton; Andaman, bk., from Fremantle. At Dunkirk-Knight of St. George, s., from Port Pirie. Departures.-For Sydney-South Esk and Craigerne, ships. For Fremantle Grantock Rock, ship. For Dunedin Aberfoyle, bk.
POLICE COURT, BEACONSFIELD. Thursday, December 28. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 3 January 1900
POLICE COURT, BEACONS- FIELD. Thursday,* December 28. Before Mr. Commissioner Glover and Mr. J. W. Wyett, J.P. Jas. Crawford, secretary and collector for the Beaconsfield Cottage Hospital, pro- ceeded against three persons for the re- covery of hospital fees. In each case a verdict was given for plaintiff, costs re- mitted. John Patmore, R. W. Jones, and R. V. Jillett were granted slaughtering licenses for the ensuing year. John Payne, jun., and Catherine Fowler were granted billiard table licenses for the ensuing year. Albert Hardy was charged by Sergeant Harris with having disturbed the peace, and was fined 5s, costs remitted, in default seven days' imprisonment. A similar charge against a man was dismissed. Al- bert Hardy was further charged by Ser- geant Harris with having made use of obscene language. He was fined £1 and 11s costs, or 14 days' imprisonment. He was allowed time to pay the fine. John Payne, jun., was charged by Ser- geant Harris with allowing a game of chance to ...
DROWNING FATALITY AT BARRINGTON. SHEFFIELD, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 3 January 1900
DROWNING FATALITY AT BARRINGTON. SHEFFIELD, Tuesday. An extremely sad event happened at Barrington yesterday, when Mr. Sidney Russell, aged 21, was drowned while bathing. The deceased went to the Forth River, at Barrington, for a picnic with a few friends, including his brother Dave and Maurice Best. The day being very hot they decided to have a bathe. It appears that Sidney Russell became helpless in the water, and his brother endeavoured to assist him to land, but owing to deceased catching hold of him, both became exhausted, and but for the assistance of Maurice Best both brothers would have been drowned. Dr. Davis was summoned from Sheffield by telephone, and was quickly in atten- dance, but the body had been in the water for about an hour before it was recovered, and life was extinct. When the news was made known last night there was a feeling of extreme sadness, as his brother Arthur, aged 23, was buried only about a fortnight ago. Sydney, like his brother, was a local preache...
SHIP MAILS. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 3 January 1900
SHIP MAILS. Ship mails will close in Launceston as under: South Africa.-R.M.S. Warrigal, Saturday, 1 p.m. United Kingdom, per Orient Line.-R.M.S. Warrigal, Tuesday, noon. West Australia.-S. Coogee, Thursday, 1 p.m. South Australia, Queensland, New South Wales.-S. Coogee, Thursday, 1 p.m. Victoria.-S. Coogee, Thursday, 1.30 p.m. Straits and Goose Islands.-S. Star, this day, 11.15 a.m. New Zealand Ports.-S. Talune, Thursday, 1 p.m. West Coast, Overland.-Daily, 2.15 p.m. Note. - Registered letters and parcels must be posted one hour and newspapers half an hour before advertised time of closing mails. English and intercolonial mails expected as under: English.-This day. American.-Due on the 10th inst. Intercolonial.-This day.
WIND AND WEATHER. Yesterday, 9 a.m. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 3 January 1900
WVIND AND WEATHER. Yesterday, 9 a.m. Launceston.-Bar., 29.94; ther., 81; calm. Fine and clear. Tamar Heads.-Bar., 29.97; ther., 71, wind S.E., light. Fine, hazy. Hobart.-Bar., 29.90; ther., 67; wind E., light. Fine, hazy. Eddystone.-Wind N.E., moderate. Fine and clear. West. Australia.--Bar., 29.60; wind W., strong. Showery. Victoria.--Bar., 29.90; wind N., light. Fine and clear. South Australia.-Bar.. 29.70; wind N.E. light. Fine and clear. New South Wales.-Bar., 30.10; wind E.N.E., light. Fine and clear. Chief Weather Bureau, Brisbane, Jan. 2. Special forecast for Tasmania and sur- rounding regions: Hot N.E. to N.W. winds, then strong W. and S.W. winds in squalls. Rain under disturbance "Ifida." C. L. WRAGGE, Government Meteorologist.
INDEX TO ADVERTISEMENTS [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 3 January 1900
INDEX TO ADYERTISEMIENTS Amusements ................... 7 Auction Sales ................ 8 Births, Marriages, Deaths ..... 1. Business Notice .............. 8 Educational .................... 8 Florists and Soeedsmen ........ 1 Government ................... 8 Hotels ...........................8 &nbsp; Houses and Land ............ . 8 Insurance Companies ........... 8 Mining ....................... 8 Money ......................... 8 Miscellaneous .................... Medical ......................8 Notices ......................... 8 Popular Column ................ 1 Professional Column ...........7 &nbsp; Shipping ....................... 1 Sporting ....................... 8 Tenders ........................ 8 Wool and Produce ........... 8 India Rubber Co., George-st., Launces- ton.-Hose--for Gardens, Steam, Sluicing, Brewers, etc., armoured and plain, also Canvas.*
"GAZETTE" NOTIFICATIONS. HOBART, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 3 January 1900
" GAZETTE" NOTIFICATIONS. HOBART, Tuesday. A list of the registered officiating ministers of the various denominations is published in the "Gazette." Mr. W. Burn, Hobart, has been granted an auctioneer's license. The appointment of J. E. C. Lord as provisional lieutenant in the Tasma- nian I.R. has been approved. January 24 will be a public holiday throughout Tasmania in commemora- tion of the aniversary of Australian colonisation. The Governor-in-Council has ap- proved that in accordance with provi- sions of section 17 of 49 Vic. men be en- rolled to serve in corps of mounted in- fantry, and that men be enrolled for army medical corps. Sergeant-Major Goucher is appointed an enrolment officer for mounted infantry corps, and Surgeon-Captain Holmes appointed as enrolment ollicer for army medical corps. A post oflice has been established at Stonor railway siding with Mrs. M. Moore as postmistress.
BUSH FIRES. DERWENT VALLEY IN FLAMES. HOUSES BURNT DOWN. DISTRESS PREVAILING. HOBART, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 3 January 1900
BUSH FIRES. DERWENT VALLEY IN FLAMES. HOUSES BURNT DOWN. DISTRESS PREVAILING. HOBART, Tuesday. The bush fires in the vicinity of the Huon road, although scaring the resi- dents, have not done serious damage, but advice has been received to-day of the devastating influence of the fire fiend in other directions. A wire was received from Sub-Inspector Morrisby, of Bellerive, announcing that the stables and barn at the Cambridge Hotel had been destroyed by fire yes- terday. It is stated that Mr. John Swan, of Broadmarsh, had his property greatly damaged by fire. Later information has been received from New Norfolk stating that the whole of the country in the vicinity of the Derwent Valley is on fire. Fires are reported at Ellendale, Uxbridge, Tyenna, Glenora, Fentonbury, Glen- fern, and Dromedary. The Commissioner of Police has re- ceived a telegram from Trooper Devitt, of Bridgewater, this afternoon as fol- lows:-"Just returned from Drome- dary. Following settlers burned clean out:-T. ...
THE WEATHER. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 3 January 1900
THE WEATHER. Our Scottsdale correspondent, writes: -The rainfall for December has been slight, only 1.88 recorded, which fell as under:-lst, .43; 2nd, 1.16; 10th, .5; 14th, .8; 26th, .15; 30th, .1 (foggy morn- ing); and on 16th, 17th, 18th, and 31st it was exceedingly hot. The compari- son between this and any of the past ten years may be seen by the follow- ing record, which shows the average to be all but 43 inches and a quarter per annum. The total annual rainfall for each of the past ten years is: 1890-50.45 falling during 119 days 1891-36.6 .... 96 1892-41.49 ,, ,, 115 1893-47.38 ,, .. 103 1894-50.82 .. .. 120 ,, 1895-44.98 ,,,, 109 1896-38.95 ,,. , 99 1897-38.24 ,, ,, 105 1898--39.87 ,,118 ,, 1899-44.15 ,, ,, 113 ,,
UNION COMPANY'S STEAMERS. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 3 January 1900
UNION COMPANY'S STEAMERS. Inward. - From Melbourne:- Friday, Pa- teena, s, due at 12.30 p.m. At Devonport- To-morrow, Penguin, s., due. At Hobart Friday, Talune, s., due From Sydney Saturday, Wakatipu. s., due at 6 p.m. At Hobart - Monday, Oonah, s., expected. From New Zealand:-At Hobart-Saturday, Monowai, s., due. Outward. - For Melbourne:-Saturday, Pateena, s., leaves at 3 p.m. From Hobart Saturday, Monowai, s., leaves at 3 p. m. From Devonport-Monday, Penguin, s., leaves. For Sydney:-Wednesday, 10th, Wakatipu, s., leaves. At Ho- bart-Tuesday, Oonah., s., leaves. For New Zealand:-From Hobart-Friday, Talune, s., leaves.
COASTERS—OUTWARD. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 3 January 1900
COASTERS--OUTWARD. Jan. 2-Dorset, s., 120 tons, TW. Holyman, for the N.W. Coast ports. Passengers, eight. Cargo-General. Jan. 2-Star, s., 85 tons, J. S Chapman, for the Straits islands via Boobyalla. Pas- sengers, four-Cargo-General. Jan. 2--Yambacoona, s., 200 tons, J. &nbsp; Anthon, for King Island via the N.W. Coast ports. Passengers, eight. Cargo-Gene- ral.
COASTAL STEAMERS. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 3 January 1900
COASTAL STEAMERS. Inward.-To-morrow, Amy, s., from the N.W. Coast ports, due at 4.30 p.m. Friday. Wareartea, s., due early from Strahan. Saturday, Dorset, s., due from the N.W. Coast ports at 5 p.m. Yambacoona, s., from King Island via the N.W. Coast ports, expected. Outward.-Friday, Amy, :., for the N.W. Coast ports, leaves at 6 p.m. Wareatea, s., leaves for Strahan. Coogee, s., left Melbourne at 3.20 p.m. yesterday for Launceston, and is due here about 11.30 a.m. to-day. She has on board &nbsp; 100 passengers and a small general cargo, and leaves again for Melbourne at 2 p.m. to-morrow. Dorset, s., left for the N.W. Coast ports last night with eight passengers and a general cargo. She is expected back again on Saturday afternoon. Kawatiri, s., cleared Queenscliff at 4.30 p.m. yesterday for Strahan. Penguin, s., entered Port Phillip Heads at 6.55 a.m. yesterday from Hobart via the N.W. Coast ports. Pateena, s., left for Melbourne yester- day afternoon with 75 passengers and...
HUDDART-PARKER'S STEAMERS. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 3 January 1900
HUDDART-PARKER'S STEAMNERS. Inward. - From Melbourne:-To-day, Coogee, s., due at 11.30 ,.m. From Sydney. --At Hobart--To-morrow, Moura, s., ex- pected. From New Zealand:-At Hobart Friday, Jan. 20, Zealandia, s., expected. Outward.-For Melbourne-To-morrow, Coogee. s., leaves at 2 p.m. From Hobart -Friday, Jan. 20, Zealandia, s., leaves. For Sydney :--From Hobart-Friday, Moura, s., leaves at 5 p.m. &nbsp;
TELEGRAPHIC SHIPPING. January 2. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 3 January 1900
TELEGRAPHIC SHIPPING. January 2. Tamar Heads.-Sailed-5.10 p.m., Pa- teena, s., for Melbourne. Hobart.-Arrived-S.30 p.m., Waiwera, s., from South Africa. Sailed--11 a.m., Mahinapua, s., for Strahan. West Devonport.-Arrived-7.30 a.m., Kittawa, s., fromn Bulli (N.S.W.), and Meinderry, s., from Strahan; 1.30 p.m., Orowaiti, s., from Strahan. Sailed-5 a.m., Coogee, ctr., for Flinders Island; 7 a.m., Amy, s., for the N.W. Coast; 2.25 p.m., Kia Ora, s., for Strahan; 3.55 p.m., Meeinderry, s., for Strahan. Ulverstone.-Arrived-8.3 a.m., Amy, s., from Devonport. Sailed-9.15 a.m., Amy, s., for Penguin. Stanley.-Sailed-1 p.m., Sea Flower, kt., for Adelaide.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 3 January 1900
"If I could only get a little rest." How many tired women say this ! They are exhausted, depressed, dis- couraged. Even after sleeping they find them- selves just as tired as before. Not a part of the body escapes from the hard aches and pains. You should have all impurities removed from your blood and your nerves greatly strengthened. AYERS Sarsaparilla brings rest and refreshing sleep. Your nervousness disappears and your great unrest passes away. Of course you know this is so, for you have heard all about Ayer's Sarsa- parilla. "Ask your doctor if it isn't the best Sarsaparilla in the world. Even your druggist will tell you "It's the oldest and the best.". If you are constipated, take Ayer's Pills. They greatly aid the Sarsaparilla. Prepared by Dr. J. C.Ayer& Co., Lowell, Mass., U. S. A. SCOTT & GRIFFITHS &nbsp; &nbsp; WILL GIVE THE SUM OF ONE (1) PENNY A BOTTLE ON ALL THEIR ALE, STOUT, & LAGER. BIER CONSUMED FROM 1st JANUARY, 1900, UN- TIL...
LONGFORD ROAD TRUST. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 3 January 1900
LONGFORD ROAD TRUST. A special meeting of the above was held at the Council Chambers on Satur- day at 7 p.m. Present--Messrs. J. M'Mahon (chairman), L. Archer, J. F. Anderson, F. H. Paulden, and E. Mur- nane. Mr. L. Archer stated that he had been given credit for being the chief mover re the petition sent to Hobart protesting against the money being paid over to the trust, but he denied it. Mr. E. Murnane concurred with Mr. Archer, and said he was sure that he was not the mover. It was decided to charge all persons using water meters the annual rate, and for all extra water 9d per thousand gal- lons. The chairman pointed to section 63 of the Water Act, which stated the trust could not charge more than £5 for any one property. Mr. Murnane drew attention to sec- tion 55, which had not been complied with in connection with the new scheme. He also asked for the agree- ment between the trust and the super- intendent of waterworks to be read, which was done. Mr. Murnane said that the agre...
LATROBE BICYCLE RACES. COCHRANE WINS THE FIVE-MILE. LATROBE, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 3 January 1900
LATROBE BICYCLE RACES. COCHRANE WINS THE FIVE-MILE. LATROBE, Tuesday. The postponed bicycle races were con- tinued to-day, when the weather was fine and warm and the attendance good. The following where the events: Final of the Latrobe Wheel Race. First prize £12, second £4, third £2. Two miles.-J. Robertson i, W. M'Cann 2, T. S. King 3. Time, 4min. 50sec. T. H. Scarborough, L. Littlechild, and H. Fraser also started. Federal Handicap. First prize £5, second £2, third £1. One mile-First heat-A. A. Foster 1, A. Boatwright 2. Time, 2min. 20sec. These were the only starters. Second heat-H. Fraser 1, J. Robertson 2, T. H. Scarborough 3, M'Cann 4. Time, 2min. 19sec. King also started. Final H. Fraser 1, A. Boatwright 2, A. A. Foster 3. Time, 2min. 17sec. Robertson, Scar- borough, and M'Cann also started. Five-Mile Scratch. First prize £9 and trophy presented by Hon. John Henry, second £2, third £1, and 2s 6d to the winners of laps, and £2 2s donated by Mr. G. Adams to the winner of the m...