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THAT FIREBELL. (To the Editor.) [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 4 January 1900
THAT FIREBELL. (To the Editor.) Sir,-Will you give your valuable aid in assisting to abolish that public nuisance, the firebell? Why a place of this aize, calling itself a city, and with an all-night telephone service, should insist on waking up every man, woman, and child within a two-mile radius each time a small fire occurs passes my comprehension, and if you will enter the lists and keep on and on at our would-be village rulers we may in time find we can live without it.. Yours, etc., PROGRESS. Jnn. 2.
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 4 January 1900
Recent investigations go to show that the tomato possesses very con siderable medicinal virtue. As a blood tonic the juice of the tomato has been found productive of excellent results. During the recent war with Spain the Americans largely used an extract of tomatoes as a health preservative among certain sections of their troops. The use of the tomato in this connec tion was, according to an Irish con temporary, the outcome of some ex periments specially made for the pur pose, under the authority of the United States Government.
HUDDART-PARKER'S STEAMERS. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 4 January 1900
HUDDART-PARKEIR'S STIDAMDRS. Invard. - From Melbourne :-Sunday, Coogee, s., due at 8 a.m. From Sydney: -At Hobart-To-day, !Moura, s., ex pected. From New Zealand:-At Holbart 7 Friday, Jan. 26, Zoealandia, s., expected. Outward. - For Melbourne - To-day, Coogee, s., loaves at 2 p.m. From Hobart -Friday, Jan. 26, Zealandia, s., leaves. For Sydney:-Fronm Hobart-Saturday, Moura, s., leaves at noon.
SEA-GOING QUALITIES OF THE OCEANIC. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 4 January 1900
SEA-GOING QUtLIT;ES OF THE. OCEANIC. The New York cbrrespondent of "The Times" wr'ote on November 9 as follows: "Tlfe third voyage of the White Star steam ship Oceanic, from Liverpool to New York, which was completed this morning, was, in effect, her first real trial trip. Hitherto she -has sailed on summer seas. This time she tried conclusions with the stormy Atlantic, and the Atlantic did not have the best of it. She encountered during the first four days out from Queenstown head winds, varying from south-west to north-west, which strengthened to heavy gales, and, on the second da_', into a hurricane. The seas were tremendous, even from a sailor's point of view. There had been - much curiosity to know what a ship of 17,000 tons, 704ft. long, would do in, these circumstances, and conflicting predictions had been heard. All conjec tures are laid to rest by her present per formance. She has answered every ques tion but one that can be asked of her. How she may behave in a heavy beam ...
WIND AND WEATHER. Yesterday, 9 a.m. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 4 January 1900
WIND AND WEATHER. Yesterday, 9 a.m. Launcestonr.-Bar., 29.73; ther., 73; wind N., light. Hazy. Tamar Heads.-Bar., 29.79; ther., 67; wind N.E., light. Hazy. Holbart.-Bar., 29.69; ther., 71; wind S.S.E., light. Smoke, haze. Eddystone.-Wind E., light. Foggy. Strahan:-Bar., 29.57; ther., 82; .wind N.E., light. Hazy. Stanley.-Bar., 29.74; ther., 64; wind E., moderate. Overcast. West Australia.-Bar., 30.00; wind W.S.W., light. Cloudy. Victoria.-Bar., 29.60. Wind N., light. Cloudy, hazy. SOuth Australia.-Bar., 29.50; wind W.S.W., light. Cloudy, hazy. New South Wales.-Bar., 29.90; wind E., light. Fine and clear. Chief Weather Bureau, Brisbane, Jan. 3. Special forecast for Tasmania and sur rounding regions: Strong N.W. to W.S.W. winds in squalls, and rain following, under disturbance "Ifida." Rising sea around the coast of Tasmania 'generally. C. L. WRAIGGE'. Government Meteorologist.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 4 January 1900
FOIE TIE BABY ! BABY'S WANTS HAVE BEEN WELL CATERED FOR, AND THE RANGES ARE Ssi VERY FULL. WE QUOTE A FEW.. M'KAY, SAMPSON, & M'KINLAY, THE DIRECT, IMPORTERS. MU LIN1 hand-maode, trimmed Val. lace, 10%d, 1/-. MUSLIN, trimmed insertion and Val. lace, 1/4. LINEN, trimnmed Val. lace and feather stitching, 1/6, 1/9. NIGlTGO)WNS. CALICO, plain skirt, frill of insertion and embroidery at neck, band of insertion at waist, 2/3, 3/9, 4/6. LONGOCIOTH, gathered yoke, with feather ing, embroidery edging at neck, plain skirt, 5/6. DAYGOWNS IMUSLIN, bodice trimmed down, with in sertion, straps of insertion across, waist and yoke, Val. edging at neok and waist, 4/9. MUSLIN, plain skirt, 'bodice trimmed mus lin embroidery and Val. lace at neck, waist conflned with silk feathering, 3/9. NAINSOOK, square yoke of nuslin insor tion, edged frill of muslin and Val. lace, insertion at waist, 5/6. ITMUSLIN, vandyked frill of muslin,trinmnod straps of Val. insertion, edged muslin insertion and Val. ...
THE FIRST INTIMATION. SHELLS AMONGST THE TENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 4 January 1900
THE FIRST INTIMATION. SHELLS AMONGST THE TENTS. A shell fired ast 1500 yards range fell in among the tents in the enemy's camp, and this, the first intimation of the presence of the British in the vicinity, was immediately followed by another, which also landed in the laager. The Boers hurriedly ascended, the lined kopjos and commenced a hot fire, which, however, was soon subdu~d.