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RUSSIAN TRAGEDY. LONDON, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 5 December 1907
RUSSIAN TRAGEDY. ; tO-NDON, Tuesday. A man and woman obtained shelter nt a rarm at Sosnicc, Russia. The farmer . drove the man: ' during the night to a village to fetch a, doctor fdr ' the woman. The man felled and robbed the farmer. Meanwhile the woman, who was disguised as a man, tried to rob his wile. She preten- ded to yield up her valuables, and while tho robber "was inspecting them she! killed him. When tho other rob- ber returned she killed him also while entering the door.
THE TURF By "Velox." [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 5 December 1907
THE TURF By "Velox." Investment on the totaüsator evi- dently does' not al>l»cul to trotting enthusiasts. During a recent after- noon at Albion Park, Brisbane, 'al- though half a dozen races were deci- ded, the sum of only 15/- was inves- ted on thc tote, and of this amount the Government received 9d. It will bo remembered (says a Bris- bane exchange) that recently Hr, H. Hodsdon announced his intention of withdrawing his starting machines from all ccursos within the metropol- itan area. . Consequent upon this, the Queensland Turf Club has given an order to Mr. Alexander Grey,, pa- tentee of thc Sydney starting gate, for seven machines to bo prected at Eagle Tarin by the 7th prox. which will bc the dato of the opening of the Summer Meeting. It is said that' tlie work will be /completed before contract time. An-cxceílcnt finish was fought out among Hautaway, Hildebvook, and Strossel in tho Park Stakes at Can- terbury Park at tho recent meeting, tho result of which was in doubt to ...
CRICKET. THE CABINS ASSOCIATION. VISITORS FOR CHRISTMAS. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 5 December 1907
CRICKET. THE ..CABIN S ASS0CL4.TI0N.. / VISITORS FOR CHRISTMAS.. ' A meeting; of the Cairns Cricket Association vus held last ovening ut Walton's Hotel, when thviv were pre- sent Messrs H. V. Hannam (Chair), P. Pease, C. Beanies, H. .lames, W. Collins, J. Paisley, C. Woodward, and O, Whittick. The secretary re- ported that he äind received u dona- tion of £2/2 from Mr. W. J. Munro, and instructions were issued that the donor be written to and tendered the thanks of the Association.. lt. was decided to communicate willi the Cairns Western District Association with a view to them sending down a representative team, und if possible a second team, the representatives to \\ay a match with a Cairns eleven on Christmas Bay. and on Boxing Buy the two v siting teams to bc pitted against two Cairns teams. A selection committee was appointed to chose the home elevens, and. it was 'resolved that ou tho 21st instant tba fixtures be postponed and thc selec- ted teams engage in a test match. It- i...
KAMERUNGA RAINFALL. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 5 December 1907
KAMERUNGA RAINFALL. Thc rainfall at Kamerunga State Nursery (luring the past month am- ounted to 2.76 inches, and the num- ber of days on which rain fell total- led H. The fall since the beginning of the year comes a little short of 59 inches, as compared with 65 in- ches for the same period during the previous year. Wc have to hand a manufacturers c'icar'mg out line of ladies suede kui gloves purchased by our London house at half the usual cost. The co- lorings are lieht slate, dark slate, light beaver, dark beaver and biack. WO shall offer these to the public ni 2/11 j)cr pair, end should advise those requiring this class of goods to securo tho best colorings at an ear- ly date. Further shipments of ladies ! and gents boots and shoes are now also to hand. Burns Philp Co. Ltd., Agents,
TELEGRAMS. LAND INSPECTION. BRISBANE, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 5 December 1907
TELEGRAMS. ---« LAND. INSPECTION. , BRISBANE, Wednesday. Tho Minister for Agriculture rotura cd to Brisbane from a . vjsit tb thc I Bowns to-day; While in Warwick Mr. I Stephens in company with .Sir Arthur Morgan and Mr. F. Grayson, mem- ber/or Cunningham,, inspected,the Maryvale Estate, comprising 29,000 acres, which is under offer to the Go- vernment. The best indication pl the value of the estate is .that, the gentle man who has-been managing it . has purchased 1000 acres at £0 10s pei acre, which is much above thc price asked from tho Government.
HINDOOS IN COURT. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 5 December 1907
HINDOOS IN COURT. ,^ i ho. timo of tho Court for -the, grear ?~¿er-part ot the 'morning yesterday was occupied in hearing a case in Si.^'which twa Hindoos were tho liti- gants. Punjab Singh proceeded aga- inst Pal Singh to recover thc sum of .£10/6/8 alleged to be due for work performed. Mr. H. MacDonnell ap- peared for the prosecution, and Mr. Murroj- for the defence. Plaintiff .? deposed that ücítmlunt engaged him last August to cut cane. There was an agreement that the wage should bc £1 jmr week and keep. Witness worked a little over 12 weeks 'and only receiving £2, now claimed £10 6/8. In answer to Mr. Murray the witness stated he remembered being connected with a perjury case last year and was absent from work ll days. ' He denied working on con- tract. Evidence nus nlso given by 31r. Wilson Irwin und Jlr. Merz who stated that they had seen plaintiff working in defendant's gang. For thc defence Pal Singh statod that plaintiff was engaged on the under- standing he would share th...
CONSTRUCTING WORKSHOPS. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 5 December 1907
CONSTRUCTING WORKSHOPS. At tho special meeting of the Cairns Town Council on Tuesday night Aid. Earl stated that tho ru- mor was again current regarding the probability of tho establishment of workshops ot Mareeba by the Bail way Department. When seen in connection with the matter yester- day afternoon by a "Post" represen- tative, Mr. Prewott, Genend Traffic Manager,, characterised tho idea as an absurd ono. '"There was some talk," ho continue«!, "a long timo ago of workshops being established at Mar jfvliu, but it has been knocked on the head since. What would be tho isen.se in running a condemned truck I from Cairns to Mareeba at great risk to have it repaired, and then run it back' again 17 miles, when it could be attended to herc ? Why the whole thing is simply absurd. The latest scheme wo hare is to con- struct workshops on the ground on the other side of the line opposite tho station hero, and within the next year .or so we expect to ispend £5000 in their erection i; but as s...
CHILDREN AND TEACHERS. ADELAIDE, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 5 December 1907
CHILDREN'AND TEACHERS. ADELAIDE, Wednesday. Replying to a deputation to-day, Mr. Prico, Premier, said he was go- ing to. face the question of tho regis- tration of secondary schools and of all teachers whether theiinàîtter bo a' pleasant one or. not. Mr. Price said many teachers of painting and music i were taking money from tho' parents, while ruining their children, and ho intended to carry a Bill to make those people show their Qualifications just as doctors and dentists had to be registered. ' Mr, Price also de-i dared) his intention &lt;of introducing a Bill making it compulsory f0r school children to attend every; day school is open. . . :/-.--.,
CABLEGRAMS CABLEGRAMS. IRISH TROUBLES. LONDON, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 5 December 1907
CABLEGRAMS OABLEGBAaiSV - ilUiSir TBÖUBLKi)/"' , LUÍN1»U.\, Tuesday. air." (¿imincll, JJ..1'.,.. speaking at Kilkee, said, ' the promise. of, Sir. Bir- re!!, Chief Sccretury for Ireland, tb do what thc people wunttd if demand were made with sufficient courage and energy, meant that they ought to pursue cattle driving vigorously. The "Westminister uazettc" urges thc': Government to prosecute mem- bers of the Commons inciting cattle driving; especially Mr. Gimmell.,
A WHEEL TAX. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 5 December 1907
A WHEEL TAX. ..Whilst a considerable amount of in- formal discussion was taking plat« at the special,meeting pf tho. Cairns Town Council on Tuesday Aid. i\lc Lachlan remarked that ha would like to see a wheel tux imposed in Cairns. Aid. Earl strongly opposed any such suggeseion and contended that it would simply mean if a man were thrifty and saved up enough money ta purchase a sulky he would bo pen- alised. Aid. Coxall said that taxes must be paid to keep the road in im- pair, and if tho Council would not tax a man who drove about for his own pleasure they, they should not tax. the poor man ,who was trying to carn his- living by carting. Aid. Earl stated that a wheel tax was like a poll ¡tax and strongly con- demned it. . Several other Aldermen favored tho. idea however, and it is probable more will be heard about the matter, at tho next regular,mon- thly meeting of the Council.
Cairns Town Council SPECIAL MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 5 December 1907
Caipíisjown Council Sl'ECLYL MEETLVCî. : 4 . A special' meeting of the Cairns Town Council was held on Tuesday evening when there were present-Aid Earl, acting ! Mayor (in thc chair), Miller,- Cbxall, M'Lachlan, Bulcock, M'Kenzie, and thc town clerk (Mr. Cochran«). . WORKS COMMITIKE'S RWi'ORT. The works conmiittec presented thc following report: Clause 1.-Low-lying lands: That a circular letter 1-3 'wnt to nil owners of land benefits li. asking their com- bined co-opoi;atiou¡ tc have all >ow lying lands filled &lt;)> «imiü'íani'i.us-'y. Clause 2.-That the levels shown on town plan from Spence stn-ot to Wharf-street be adhered to, and the filling up to be proceeded with. Clause 3.-That tno keil>m&lt; nn-i channelling from Jfvhnrf-street to Spence-street be commenced at once. Clause 4.-That the footpaths from Shields-street to Wharf-street be as- phalted. Clause 5.-That the sum-of £10 be expended on the Esplanade fcitpath, from Shields-street to Aplin-street. ...
ETHERIDGE VISITORS. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 5 December 1907
ETHERIDGE VISITORS. Intending visitors to the Etheridge con make arrangements for visiting the various portions of the field by wiring to William Cramb, Auctioneer Georgetown. Buggies can always be arranged for if orders are wired in advance. This obviates annoying de- lays which often occur when visitors reach Georgetown and find a diffi- culty in obtaining suitable and prompt means of being conveyed to the outlying portions of the field. Mr. Cramb also supplies at short notice all information required re- garding minin* inTMtmenta, etc*
LENNON'S NEW DRUG STORE. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 5 December 1907
LENNON'S NEW DRUG- STORE. / Last month, honors carno easy. It was a great month for Lennon's New Drug Store.; It was a royal deman rtration and fitting dedication to the newest .contribution ,to Cairns Drug Stores. I am proud of the popular public approval-shown me last month and which 'I shall strive to main- tain, seeking day after day to make this a perfect Drug Store and ono that will ever retain the good will and, confidence of the people. The merit of my drugs, chemicals, etc., is ever to bo my claim for patronage and not tho decrying quotations of impossible prices. I trust the asso- ciations and friendship formed since my advent iii thc field of Drug Store business may bc ever fastened with tho cords of many years satisfactory relations. Mail your orders if you cannot visit my Drug Store. A prize competition ticket given with every puschase. Perspiring humanity relieved at my American Soda Fountain. Telephone 121 :P.O. Box, 124. Lennon, Chemist, Abbott St. (next A. J. Draper...
Death of Mr. Harry Boyle, A FAMOUS CRICKETER. THE MAN WHO BOWLED DR. GRACE. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 5 December 1907
Death of Mr. Harr) Boyle, A FAMOUS CRICKETER. THE MAN WHO BOWLED DR. GRACE. Harry Boyle, a well-known cricket- 1 cr,'died at Bendigo (Vic.) recently i after a long illness. He was in his 1 (iOth year. Two or three months ago i he underwent an operation in Mel- : bourne for an internal troi:ble. The &lt; operation was regarded a.i successful, '? and Mr. Boyle was subsequently able to get about again. A few weeks ago &lt; ho went to Bendigo, where he became i nit inmate of . a private hospital, where he died. ¡ The late Harry Boyle waá born in &lt; Sydney on December 10, 1847. When : very young he went to Bendigo, and .it was there that bc first displayed those powers ns a cricketer that sub sequcntly made his name famous throughout i the world. He made his first appearance as an interstate player for Victoria in 1872, when against New South Wales ,he made the second top score with 27. He did not fowl in tlie match. In 1873 Mr. Boyle was chosen in the Victorian...
MISHAP TO A TRAIN. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 5 December 1907
MISHAP TO A THAIN. Ou Monday last what might have resulted in a serious accident hap- pened on thc Irvinebank Tramway, writes a correspondent. A big '"C" truck had just rounded tho curve . when it toppled ovor on to tho em- bankment, and the three trucks cou-', pied behind ,wara also jerked oO the ? rails." íThe ongino stuck to tho lino however, and a passenger carriage at the end ot tho train also remained ' intact. 'Tho damage to the -'¿O'* |.truck was considerable, portion oí I tho roof and side hoing broken. A breakdown gaug was put ou and' in a few hours the lino was clear again. The cause of tho accident ls a mys tery.