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No Title [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 5 January 1900
The military are delighted that the colonials struck the first blow since Magersfontein. At the enthusiastic meeting at Shef field on Wednesday night Mr. W. R. Jonas suggested that 500 copies of Rudyard Kipling's poem, "The Absent Minded Beggar," be secured at once from the "Examiner" oflice.
KIPLING'S "JINGLE" AND THE WAR. (To the Editor.) [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 5 January 1900
KIPLING'S "JINGLE" AND THE WAIL (To the Editor.) Sir,-The general public must by now be quite charged on the South African question, as seen through the spec tacles of the British Empire and the Dutch African. I feel that a greater reliance can be placed on my own flesh and blood than on that of the Boer, and more emphatically is that so as the war proceeds, when the barbarous, treacher ous acts are reported of that side who, though they have opportunities of civi lisation, are infinitely worse than the blacks whose country they stole. For the last 18 years we have seen how the blacks, who have the greater right of freedom than the Boers, have been cruelly enslaved. Of the many dish6nest acts countenanced by their Legislature--of their working whole sale sedition-of their brutal treatment to the refugees from the Rand, women included. I therefore enter a solemn protest against pro-Boers judging the great majority throughout the Empire, and, placing my little to help the cause of fre...
WEST COAST MINING. N.T. COPPER COMPANY. ZEEHAN, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 5 January 1900
WEST COAST MININI. N.T. COPPER COMPANY. ZEEHAN, Wednesday. Work has been resumed at the North Tasmanian Copper Company. Owing to the strengthening of the shaft and cutting a chamber for future work in sinking to a greater depth, and allow ing a truck road to pass underneath the shaft, driving across the ore body has been somewhat delayed. The ore, as far as opened up, looks promising, 14ft. from the footwall side having been proved, and the hanging-wall has not yet been reached. Specimens of zinc ore from No. 2 adit assayed as follows:-No. 1-Gold, 0.14oz. per ton; silver, 37oz. 11dwt.; copper, 1.09 per cent.; silica,1.22; iron, 2.49; lead, 30.25; zinc, 37.52; sulphur, 26.36; undeter mined, 1.07; total, 100 per cent. No. 2 specimen of lead-Gold, 0.12oz.; silver, 51.10; copper, 0.11 per cent.; silica, 28.50; iron, 1.25; lead, 58.75; zinc, .75; sulphur, 10.17; undetermined, .58; total, 100 per cent.
MINING INTELLIGENCE STOCK & SHAREBROKERS. R. F. IRVINE. MINING AGENT AND SHAREBROKER. Special Attention Investment Stocks. EDWIN WALLER, Stock and Share Broker. Reliable and Prompt Advice. Exchange B'd'gs, St. John-st., Launceston. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 5 January 1900
MINING INTELLIGENCE STOCK & SHATREBROIKE]S. R. F. IRVINE, MINING AGENT AND SHAREBROKIER. Special Attention Investment Stocks. EDWIN WALLER, Stock and Share Broker. Reliable and Prompt Advice. Exchange B'd'gs, St. John-st., Launceston. The local quotation for tin ore is 16s per unit. The local quotation for tin ore, which fell from 20s to 16s per unit on December 14, remains unchanged, but a telegram announcing an improve ment in the price is anxiously awaited. The Launceston and City Stock Ex changes opened yesterday after the holidays, but very little business was transacted. The directors of the Central Ringa rooma G.M. Company intend to con tinue vigorous operations at the mine, and another crushing will be got ready as soon as possible. The steamer Coogee took to Mel bourne yesterday, among other cargo, one box of gold containing 528soz., valued. at £1900; shipped by the National Bank; five tons of tin, valued at £580, sent by Mr. R. Gardner; one box of gold, containing ...
MANAGERS' REPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 5 January 1900
MANAGERS' REPORTS. British Mount Reid, West Coast, Dec. 23 -No. 0 bench-Removing overburden from hanging-wall side of lode. 300ft. level -Drive south end of tunnel has been ex tended 3%ft. in a southerly direction, total 434ft. from shaft, 622ft. from where ore was out, and 907ft. from north boundary. The face shows galena, blende, iron and copper pyrites, intermixed with schist, for the full width of the drive, and is making round to the usual course of the footwall. Rise 30ft. south of winse put up Mt., total 25ft., in sulphide ore. This rise is now big enough to connect with No. 0 bench when the ore is stoped out to point of intersection. West drive, 70ft. north of shaft, extended to 16ft. on zinc ore. Have delivered 105 tons of ore to smelters, total 1997 tons delivered. New Golden Gate, Mathinna, Dec. 30 The usual overhaul of the winding, crush ing, concentrating, and pumping plants has been completed, and all the machinery was started again on Wednesday morning' the 27th, and ...
MINING TELEGRAMS. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 5 January 1900
3W1dNIN TELE(GR NMS. White Pinafore, Lefroy, Jan. 4-Cut 6in. of stone carrying a little gold. Particu lars to-morrow. Western, Zeehan-Output for week ended Jan. 3-Firsts, 12 tons; seconds, 352 tons. Milled 383 tons for 27 tons of concentrates. Gross output, 364 tons. Marketable ore returned, 35 tons.
MELBOURNE STOCK EXCHANGE. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 5 January 1900
MELBOUIIRN STOCK EXOHANGE. Business on the Stock Exchange was re simed to-day after the Christmas holidays. The opening transactions were made so cautiously that it was at once evident that no certain feeling existed as to the tone of the market. Later in the day, when the operators felt they could more nearly gauge the strength of the market, the deal ings were spread over a larger number of stocks, partiality being displayed for West Australian ventures, Mount Lyell mines and railway, and Chillagoe railway and mine. Sales. B.H. Block 10, £5 10s. B.H. Proprietary, 42s Gd, 43s, 42s. North Broken, 14s, 13s 9d, 13s 10%d, 13e id. Mount Lyell, £8 10s, £8 es. Mount Lyell Blocks, 11s. South Tharsis, 7s Gd. Chillagoe R.M., 26s, 26s 3d. Associated Gold Mines, £6 11s, £6 10s. Great Boulder, 34s 3d, 33l 9d, 34s. Lake View South, 21s. South German, £6.
STOCK AND SHARE MARKETS THURSDAY, JANUARY 4. Sales. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 5 January 1900
STOCK AN) 04 A 1,RiIAA TS THURSDAY, JANIJIRY 4. Sales. Launceston Stock Exchange. - Tin - Ringarooma Dredging, 2s 3d (two sales). Closing Quotations. ILaunc'st'aV City Hobart I Stock I Stock Stock _ Exchange.IExchange. Exchange, Gold. Federal .. /4 /9 /21/ - - - Do. pd. - - /4 /6 - - Hunkin .. - - 62/0 70/ - L. Wond'r /2 - /2 - - Mabel ... /10 1/ /10 1 - - Do. Pd. 1/3 1/6 - - - Moonllg't /2% /6 /2 - - - N. P'fore 1/11 2/4 - - 3/ N. Mon'h 3/ 3/2 2/11 3/3 3/2 - C. Ringa rooma .. - 2/6 - - - - Tasm'nia . 100/ 110/ 100/ - - 110/ A. West - 2/2 1/6 - - - North .. /61 1/3: - - - W.Ext. - 2/ - - - Volunt'r /2 /3 - - - /5 White Pinafore 1/10 2/ 1/9 3/ - Do. pd. 1/10 - 2/ 3/ - - Silver. British Zeehan . - - - - 1/ - Comet ... - - - /0 Oonah ... - 1/8 - 1/ 1/7 Ren. Bell - .- - - 200/ Sil. King - 360/ - - 360/ - Sylvester, - /11/ Miscel. Colebr'k . - 2/3 2/ - - Chamb'n - - /1% /3 - - Do. pd. - - /3 - - Devon ... - 2/ 1/ 1/G - - Darwin Hecla .. - - 2/6 - - - Hercules . 15/ - 15/3 16/ 15/ 18/ Sou...
IN ACCOUNT WITH MR. STEYN. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 5 January 1900
IN ACCOUNT WITH MR. STEYN. Our bill for moral and material damagec against the Orange Free State will be a heavy one. Payment will, we hope and believe, be exacted promptly and remorse lessly to the uttermost farthing. A spe cial and burdensome tax on Doer farms, plus an indefinite spell of martial law, should be the Free Stators' penalty for their wanton aggression upon uc, who, in the past, have treated thenm so generously. -"Newcastle Daily Chronicle."
LATROBE ROAD TRUST. LATROBE, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 5 January 1900
LATROIBE ROAD TRUST. LATROBE, Thursday. A meeting of the above Road Trust was held yesterday, when there were present-Messrs. G. Banfield (chair man), G. Mathews, J. Mitchell, and Dr. Stewart, and Mr. G. C. Rudge (secre tary). The chairman, in reply to Mr. Mitchell,stated that some of the cement work done by Betts had not been pro perly completed, and that in conse quence no payment had been made. Mr. Mathews proposed that Mr. Paton be employed to examine the work and report to the trust. Seconded by Mr. Mitchell and carried. Messrs. Mitchell and Mathews re ported that they had inspected the drain in Victor-street, and recom mended that the same be cleaned out before the winter as far as possible. Only one tender was received for the bridge over King's Creek, and as this was considered too high it was resolved that the work be done by day labour and that stone walls be built. The secretary was instructed to notify all defaulting ratepayers that proceedings would be instituted agains...
COASTAL SHIPPING. WEST DEVONPORT, Thursday. Arrived. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 5 January 1900
COASTAL SHIPPING. WEST DEVONPOIT, Thursday. Arrived. Jan. 4-Penguin, s., at 10 a.m., from Melbourne via Burnie. Passengers, 17 saloon and two stcerage. Cargo-G3 tons general. Sailed. Jan. 4-Amy, s., at 9 am., for Launces ton. Passengers, four.
WIND AND WEATHER. Yesterday, 9 a.m. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 5 January 1900
WIND AND WEATHER. Yesterday, 9 a.mn. Launceston.-Bar., 29.74; ther., 67; wind N.W., fresh. Fine and clear. Tamar Heads.-Bar., 29.75; ther., 63; wind W.S.W., strong breeze. Clear, squally. Hobart.-Bar., 29.71; ther., 66; wind N.W., moderate. Fine, bright. Eddystone.-Wind N.W., fresh. Fine and clear. Stanley.-Bar., 29.87; ther., 61; wind W.S.W., fresh. Fine, cloudy. West Australia.-Bar., 30.20; wind W., fresh. Cloudy. Victoria.-Bar., 30.00; wind W., fresh. Cloudy. South Australia.-Bar., 30.10; wind S., light. Cloudy, hazy. New South Wales.-Bar., 29.80; wind N.E., light. Fine and clear. Chief Weather Bureau, Brisbane, Jan. 4. Special forecast for Tasmania and sur rounding regions: W. to strong S.S.W. winds in squalls, with rain and tendency to electric dis turbance. Weather will become colder, barometer will rise slowly. Rough sea on the west coast of Tasmania. Disturbance "Ilda" 350 miles.S.E. from nhobart. C. L. WRAGGE, Government Meteorologist.
FRUIT FLY. HOBART, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 5 January 1900
FRUIT FLY. HOBART, Thursday. At a meeting of the executive comi mittee of the Council of Agriculture ou the question of fruit fly in imported fruit, it was decided that the following motion be submitted to the Minister of Agriculture:-"That letters be for wardled to Ministers of Agriculture of all the colontes setting out the Tacts disclosed by the inspectors as to the danger Tasmania stands to incur from fruit fly in imported fruit, explaining the action takan in destroying the same, and ask that a rigid system of inspection be carried out at the ports of shipment in order to minimise the danger and to save loss to the ship pers.
CASE DISMISSED. HOBART, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 5 January 1900
CASE DISMISSED. HOBART, Thursday. At the Police Court to-day Francis Beresford Maning, a well-known adver tising agent, was arraigned on a charge of receiving a sum of six shil lings from T. S. Mour, a musician, for an advertisement in A. J. Cox and Co.'s "Descriptive Tourists' Guide to Tas mania." The plaint was laid by Alfred John Cox, but the Bench ruled that all the evidence brought before it tended to prove that accused was at the time of the transaction acting as partner with the informant, and that accused was principal,although not the moneyed, partner in the transaction, and that informant in his evidence had ad mitted that he had thrown over the job. No evidence had bean brought forward of any intentional or wilful fraud on the part of the accused, and the Bench dismissed the case.