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FATAL QUARREL. SYDNEY, Sunday. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 2 December 1907
FATAL QUARREL. SYDNEY, Sunday. i A quarter-master named Emmerson, employed on the steamer Oroya, died in Sydney Hospital yesterday from injuries received some time on Fri- day night. The deceased was found Ivini' on tho footpath outside a.' ho- tel In tho city in an unconscious con- dition. It" is said ho had lioen drink- ing: and liad a quarrel with some pf _ hisr companions. - - , 'w '
ADVERTISING THE STATE. BRISBANE, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 2 December 1907
" -ADVERTISINCi .TIII2 STATE. " . HRI&BAN E, Saturday. The first., shipment lor the Queens- land Couiyt at the -.c>anco-Bnitish Ex- hibition will be forwarded from Bris Lanc'by thc Oruba on the 4th Janu- ary. The members of the Queens- land staff will leave by the Ormuz on the 16th January, and consignments ol goods for thc Exhibition will, be sent forward by every boat up to the end of March. Very, large quantities .of .j printed matter for the Exhibition had been ordered at the Government Printing Office,- and much of the work was well forward, but thc sudden neces- sity for printing ihe electoral roils has made it necessary to give out the machining of a quantity of Exhibi- tion matter to private printing firms. Of the various -pamphlets, etc., there will bc available for distribu- tion about 50,000 copies of each kind. This, will absorb an enormous quantity of paper. In fact it was found not; possible to obtain suffici- ent supplies n Australia fer the par- ticular cl...
DRUCE—PORTLAND CASE. THE PERJURY TRIAL. LONDON, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 2 December 1907
DRUCK-FORTLAND CASE. " THÉ PERJURY TRIAL. LÖXboX, Friday. During &lt; the hearing of the Drucc perjury case to-day Mrs. Hamilton deposed that she recognised the Duke of Portland through Ino window of a bazaar in Baker-street tn 1844 by a photograph, on a card which her bro- ther had given her. The witness adhered to Ods state- ment under cross-examination, even when it was suggested to .her that tuch photograph was not produced until 1850. . - ; ^ 'rtl- "*
INCOME TAX APPEALS PRIVY COUNCIL'S DECISION. LONDON, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 2 December 1907
INCOME TAX APPEALS. - PRIVY COUNCIL'S DECISION* . LONDON, Friday. The three" income tax appeal cases petitions' from Australia came before the Judicial Committee of the Frivy Council yesterday.. The . petitions were heard before tho Lord High Chancellor : (Lord Hoe-hum), » Lords Halsbury, - Mac naught en. Justices . Ro- bertson and Atklnson.i-^thojiiRight Arthur Willson.' ^flf' - Tho appeals were frour Victoria and New South Wales, and } involved the question as to whether officers in the Commonwealth public service were .liable to pay income tax to the' State- Government. The petitions for leave to appeal were dismissed, the Privy Council holding that Fed- eral officials ase not. liable to tax- . ation by the State, thus confirming the decision- of. the Federal High Court. .",
HIBERNIAN EECURSION. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 2 December 1907
.HIBERNIAN EECÜRSION. Despite the threatening fespcct of the weather, there was a large atten- dance at*' the excursion to JHarvey Creek yesterday, under the auspices pf tile Cairns Hibernian lodge, and .the accommodation of thc special tram -as it steamed out from tho sta- tion was fully taxed. Thc picnic ground was reached about 11.30 a. m. and no time was lost in seek- ing out tho picturesque spots that abound in the locality. Fern gather- ing, was also indulged in, and al- though the day» proved wet in Cairns, not a shower was; experienced at Har- vey; Creek. The return journey was commenced at 3.30 p.m., homo being . roached .fthortly ofter six, and nil tho ; i excursionists seemed thoroughry »ut-..: %sfled;'.with the day's outing.
ANOTHER LIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 2 December 1907
^ANOTHER LIGHT* Thu worij of installing another light in thc channel-was commenced on Sa- turday morning, , under ; the ' direc- tion of Slr. Waters, foreman of works Cairns Harbin* Boord.. The pile dri- ver .was towed out by the launce Opossum and the beacon fixed in po- sition in a short space of time. The light will prove a distinct facility tc navigators, and it is a cause ipr. .wonderment that it had not been'in- stalled .before. Owing tb the heavy rain aid thick weather that prevailed .on Saturday evening, it was feared by Captain Tyrer of the ' Arawatta .that he would bc unable-to get away nt ins advertised * 'time ,(8 p..ni>.' as the leading-lights were partly ob- scured. . A't sailing time, however, lhere - was a slight clearance in the :weathcr; and. the -vessel proceeded eofelyj'to sea.
A CAPSIZE. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 2 December 1907
A CAPSIZE. On Saturday afternoon, Hie. 14 foo- ter Ainbeena, with a crew of four aboard, set out to join in the sailing contest that was eventuating in the harbor at thc time. All went' well till number eight beacon was reached, and G. Brown, .who was in charge, made strenuous efforts to overtake -the Valentine which was some little distance ahead, when suddenly a pull (caught the Ambeena and over she .went, depositing her crew in the wa- iler, where they remained for nearly, an hour seated on the upturned, craft. Dr. Tyrie's boat, the Rose Mary, eventually pickled them up and brought them to town. The Ambeena .was fastened to Uie Mib for thc night on the side of tho channel, and subsequently towed into Cairns yes . Jerday morning.
HARBOR DUES. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 2 December 1907
HARBOR DÙES; Thc Harbor-' dues received by the Cairns Harbor Board for ihemon,th of November totalled £12(59 13 s lOd. For the month ;of October, thc: collec-. tion for harbor dues ' were £1264 6s 3d, showing- an increase :or November of £5 7s 7d. The wharfages ' which cío not come,, in till -later, should make the November revenue up to about £2000
A BIG STINGAREE. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 2 December 1907
A BIG STINGAREE. . Some excitement was caused on Burns Philp & Co.'s wharf yesterday morning,,by an angler hooking a big stingaree, but owing to the struggles of his haul was unable to land it on tho wharf..~A boat was obtained and jtfter, considerable difficulty the 'mons ,ter was placed on board and brou- ght ashore. It measured fully four feet ' from flap to flap, with a 12ft. ?tail, and is ono pf the largest stinga rees ever captured in Cairns waters.
SHIPPING REDUCTION. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 2 December 1907
SHIPPING REDUCTION. ¡thc in.magcmcnt of one of our largo shipping companies, that a material reduction: ; - has . been . .. made in . the amount of tho increased ...fares and : freights.. They, have not been brought exactly, to their nonna 1 lovel, but it is presumed that, the reduction now made.is a, preliminary thereto. Full information, on thc matter-may te obtained on application at thc var- ious shipping pflices.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 2 December 1907
Imperial Hotel, ABBOTT AND SHIELDS STREETS, - OAI1VNS, Special; Advantages for Tourists, Country Visitors, Commercial Men and Uie Travellins Public. Ono of the Best Appointed and most Conveniently Situatod Hotels in North Queensland. CAPACIOUS AND WELL-FITTED SAMPLE ROOMS. Trains and Steamers met.and the Requirements ol Travellers made a Special Feature. ¡ TELEGRAMS AND LETTERS PROMPTLY ATTENDED TO, i MRS. N. FOX Proprietress.
THE TURF By "Velox." [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 2 December 1907
V THE TURF By '.'Velox," ? This is the last opportunity I will have to remind horseowners that nominations for the Boxing Day meeting of the Cairns-Mulgravc J.C. must bo in the hands of the Secre- tary, "Mr. lt. T. McManus, not Tater than 4 p.m. to-day. The Committee have this year launched out with a very attractive programme, to which attention is now directed at tho elev- enth hour. Tho added mopey am- ounts' to £150, and«, is distributed over tho First Hack, 10 sovsç Fly- ing, 80 sovs. ; Shorts, 25 sovs. ; Christmas Handicap, 50 sovs. ; Sec- ond Hack, IO sovs.,' and Publicans' Purse, 25 sovs. -For alt informa- tion regarding tho races; conditions, fees, etc., those interested arc refcr red^ to tho Olub's^programme which appears on..: Pago 8 - of to-day's : "Post.'i ' * I Attention will be directed to Bris- bane on tho 7 th, Oth,.and 14th, the dates of. tl?e Q.T.C. Summer Meeting in which Avernus, sc well .known on North Queensland .courses, and who shone out . so prominently; at...
WARWICK FARM. SYDNEY, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 2 December 1907
WARWICK FARM. SYDNEY. Saturday. At tho Warwick Farm races to-day, tho weather was fine and the attend- ance good. Following are the re stilts: 1 Farm Stakes : Keith 1Ç Schooner 2; Hautnib 3. Won'by five lengths. Time 1.15$. Liverpool Mile : . Reprint 1', High Lndy/2; Outbreak 3. Won by a neck. Time 1.41}. i Nursery Stakes : Malt Queen 1; iRanquo 2; Queen's Medallist 3. Won by G lengths. Time, 56 J secs. Warwick Handicap : Rruce 1; Gold erito 2; Lady. Grace 3. . 'Won by a (length. Time, 2.11}. Steward's Milo :' Vada 1; Maltor idelle 2; Woollara 3. Won by a length. Time, 1.46.
VICTORIA V. SOUTH AUSTRALIA. GREAT SCORING. MELBOURNE, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 2 December 1907
.VICTORIA yv SOUTH AUST11A L1A1 ; GREAT SCORING, MJ3LUOUKNE, Saturday. ^UVUIIUJÏ, aaturuoy, Tho match- Victoria v. Sóütli Aus- tralia was resumed to-day, tho wou^ thor -being fina and tho attendance large. Tho Victorians. continued i their first innings and remained at tho wickets all day, putting up tt' totnl bf 699 runs beforo thc last . wicket fell. Armstrong, who con- tributed 231, was 5 hours 16 min- utes at tho wickets. He only gave one-chance when he had scored 170» Townsend missed him at long om . He hit 25 tourers and one 6, and twas loudly-and continuously- cheered I on leaving the wicket. .- Tarra nfs I innings for 105 lasted 3 hours 55 , minutes". Ho hit 7, fourers, while hid partnership with Armstrong accoun- ted for 221 runs. Following aro tho scores : VICTORIA .-1st' Innings. McKenzie, c and b Claxton.t 51 Warhol b O'Connor . 82 / Ransford, b C. Hill .*.108 Tarrant, c Dolling, b O'Connor 105 Armstrong, b O'Connor .., 231 McAlisler, c Claxton, b O'Connor 24 Carroll, c ...
CRICKET. THE ENGLISH CRICKETERS. MATCH V. QUEENSLAND. BRISBANE, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 2 December 1907
CRICKET. THE ENGLISH CRICKETERS* MATCH .V. QUEENSLAND., &lt; BRISBANE. Saturday, Tho visittag'English, cricketers were aOcordod a civic, welcome at the Town Hall to-day by the Mayor. Colonel Foxton, M.H.H., proposed and Sir Alfred Cowley supported tho toast of the visitors. Mr. A. O. Jones (captain) and Major Trevor responded on behuli of the English I men. The mutch against Queensland was commenced to-day, the weather being fine and the attendance large. The home team butted first and were all out for 78. Tho Englishmen followed, and had 7 wicket's down for 2 Ki, when the si umps, were drawn. QUEEN SLA .M i.-1st Innings. Hartigan,- b lily the . 2 Brown, c Humphries, ,1> Blythe ... 9 Redgrave, b Brnund . ll Hayes, b Braund .9 Hutcheon, st. Humphries, b Blythe 19 Mn rt in, c und b Blythe. 7 Nunn, c .Iones, b Brnund . ti Evans, c Humphries, h Braund ... j 10 I Thompson, b Blythe .,.»...».'.' 5' McLaren, run out .¿...". "¡0 Timbury^ not out........ i l Sundries ..'..' . 0 To...