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A SHIP IN DISTRESS. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 5 January 1900
A 'SHIP IN DISTRESS. The following intelligence was posted outside the Electric Telegraph O11ce yes terday morning:-"Cape Schauck (Victoria) reports that at 6.40 a.m. the ship Illawarra. was anchored about two miles west of Cape Schanck, in a rather dangerous position. She signalled that a steam tug was re quired at once." Queenseliff advises at 7.45 a.m. that a lifeboat is proceeding to the assistance of the Illawarra, with the tug boat now on the way down.
TASMANIAN UNIT. HOBART, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 5 January 1900
TASMANIAN UNIT. HOBART, Thursday. Dr. Jamieson, of Hobart, has been appointed medical officer to the draft unit leaving for South Africa, and on arrival will become medical officer for the whole Tasmanian unit. Later. The 44 volunteers are now mustered, the Zneehan men having arrived to-day and at once proceeded to the barracks, where they were sworn in. The men are showing aptitude. in their work, and the officer in charge speaks well of the progress made by them. Privates Murdoch and Pitt, of Zeehan, have been chosen, and are also in barracks.
ZEEHAN REPRESENTATIVES. A GOOD SEND-OFF. ZEEHAN, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 5 January 1900
ZEEHAN REPRESENTATIVES. A GOOD SEND-OFF. ZEEITAN, Wednesday. As far as Zeehan is concerned, her volunteer corps has done its duty. This morning a general parade was called at the drill-room. The band headed affairs, and played spirited music through the town. On arrival at the railway station the five men chosen, with a number of their comrades, were entrained, with Captain Morrisby and Lieut. C. Eaton Brown. A large num ber of civilians assembled at the sta tion, where a general hand-shaking was indulged in. Hearty cheers were given, and the band rendered "The girl I left behind me" as the train moved out of the station. Later. At 5.30 this afternoon Private Pitt was notified, through his commanding officer, to present* himself at Hobart without delay. HeFhad handed in his name with the others for the Trans-, vaal. Mr. Pitt leaves for Hobart over land to-morrow. BEACONSFIELD, Thursday. A crowd of people went to Beauty Point yesterday to see Private Riley. our third man for South Af...
SOLEMN REQUIEM MASS. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 5 January 1900
SOLEMN REQUIEM MASS. At St. Mary's Cathedral this morning a solemn requiem mass was offered up for those who have been killed in the Transvaal war. Archbishop Murphy presided, and the Right Rev. Dr. De lany, Bishop of Laranua, was cele brant. Amongst those present were the Governor (Viscount Gormanston), Admiral Pearson, the Premier (Hon. N. E. Lewis), the Minister of Lands (Hon. Edward. Mulcahy), and the Chief Jus tice (Sir Stokell Dodds). At the con clusion of the service the organist played the "Dead March."
BUSH FIRES. ADDITIONAL PARTICULARS. HOBART, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 5 January 1900
BUSH FIRES. ADDITIONAL PARTICULARS. HOBART, Thursday. Mr. Seager, who was despatchied by the Government to ascertain the damage done by the bush fires to pro perty in the Dromedary district, has reported and asked Ministers to for ward a supply of tents, bedding, and other appliances, and also a supply of provisions for a fortnight. The Chief Secretary replied six more tents would be sent by the 5 o'clock train, and tho necessary blankets and waterproof sheeting. He also instructed Mr. Seager to obtain a fortnight's provi sions from the local tradesmen and ar range what he: considered suitable rations for distribution amongst the sufferers. The Education Department will at once have a new school and teacher's residence built at Bismarck. in place of the buildings just destroyed by fire. Messrs. Charles Hanlon, jun., H. Clark, and A. M'Callum have also lost their homes at Fentonbury. Later, Constable Marshall reports that large bush fires are raging at Bothwell, in the vicinity of Lo...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 5 January 1900
SPECIAL .. . PURCHASE OF SAMPLES LACE CURTAINS. PEPPER AND PER RIN' S LONDON BUYER HAVING BOUGHT AT A CONSIDERABLE DISCOUNT 100 PAIRS OF LACE CURTAINS, ALL . . NEW DESIGNS . . IN WHITE AND CREAM, THE FULL BENEFIT OF THIS REDUC TION WILL BE GIVEN TO OUR CUSTOMERS. Usual Offered Price at White Laoe Curtains ........ 5/6 3/11 White Lace Curtains ...... 7/11 l/11 Oream and White .......9/- 6/6 Gream and White ...........10/6 7/11 Special 4yds. long ..........13/6 9/6 Special 4yds. long ..........25/- 17/6 IAVUSLIN CURTAINS, WITH FRILL--24 Pairs, samples, two pairs of each kind. These are very choice, and will be sold cheap. W'ANOY MADRAS CURTAIN, with Tassel. by the yard; any length cut. 'CHENILLE AND TAPESTRY. 'CURTAINS AND TABLE COVERS. ART SERGES FOR CURTAINS. EMPIRE NET FOR CURTAINS. ART MUSLINS FOR CURTAINS. 'GUIPURE LACE CURTAINS, from 15/6 to 50/-. Our goods are all imported direct from the manufacturers, consequently we can and do give the VERY BEST VALUE FOR MONEY. iepper' Aeri...
TOO WISE TO PROPHESY. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 5 January 1900
TOO WISi TO PROPHESY. Before ho left England a statement was attributed to Sir Redvers Buller that within a month from the time he landed in South Africa the Union Jask would be flying over Pretoria. An old friend of the general's communi cated with him on the subject, and re ceived tbe following reply: "Dunottar Castle. At sea. "Oct. 27. "I never was foolish enough to make any such statement as that attributed to nme. There is an old saying which has sound sense in it. 'Never prophesy unless you know,'-Yours very faithfully, "REDVERS BULLIDR." -Exchange. ]CAT JONIS' IXL JAMS.'
CLEARED OUT. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 5 January 1900
CLEARED OUT. Jan. 4-Cooge, s., 1000 tons, F. Carring ton, commander, for Melbourne. Passen-. gors:-Saloon--Mesda.mes J. A. Morrison, Davies, D. Denham, Rappiport, W. Lucas, M'Lain, Wise, Marwin, C. Bennett and child, Nie-Tom, Smith; Misses Nie-Tom, 'Merrin, Bird, Barrett, Davies (3), Welding, May, Batson, Foster, G. Cross; Dr. Roth well Adam; Messrs. T. L. Hewitt, A. Chal mers, A. Aitken, George, Woolf, F. D. Cross, A. Nichols, A. Morrison, Hopkins, A. Gillas, H. Patterson, Spong, R. Boyd, Murray, Anderson, Sublet, J. J. Walsh,. Beauchamp, J. Bowser, A. Butter, D. H. Darke, Marwin, G. D. Garvin, R. Hopkins, J. M. Wright, J. Jack, F. Tadgell, F. J. Tadgell, L. F. Millard, E. Millard, J. S. Wilson, Cummiog, Church, Poidovin, D. Denham, Woods, Pamplin, Wise, Small, Gauze, Jones, E. Jones, Poole, Rooks, Mills, Tudor, Forcett, Storey (2), Ii. Beckley, J. F. Robinson, Long, Lindsay, Gabriel, J. Colhoun, C. J. Richardson, Lainprill, A. Boyce, Collett, M'Lain, T. Christian and child, B. M. ...
MISHAP TO A STEAMER. ADELAIDE, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 5 January 1900
MISHAP TO A STEAMER. ADELAIDE, Thursday. The steam.er reported from Trou bridge Island to be drifting in a dis abled condition turned out to be the Sonneberg, of the German-Australian line. She arrived at the Semaphore anchorage in tow of the tug Euro at half-past 7 o'clock this morning, and it was then ascertained that the vessel's thrust shaft had been broken. Con siderable surprise was expressed when the identity of the steamer was es tablished, as the Sonneberg left Port Adelaide on December 24 for Java ports laden with ore and flour. The master (Captain Mier) explained that the accident occurred two days after the vessel's departure from port, when about 400 miles on her way across the Bight. The mishap occurred about 10 a.m. on December 26, and the steamer drifted helplessly till picked up.
ANOTHER AWFUL TRAGEDY. BRISBANE, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 5 January 1900
ANOTHER AWFUL TRAGEDY. BRISBANE, Thursday. Another horrible tragedy has taken place in this colony, at a place a feca miles from St. George, in South Western Queensland. Mrs. Goward and her son, aged 17, were found dead in bed at the homestead on the Goward selection. Both were shot through thO heart. Edward Snow, aged 24, and Miss Goward, aged 16, were found in a pad dock close by with their throats cut. The police and doctors startedi from St. George to-day for the scene of .the murders. It has been ascertained that Edward Snow shot the youth Goward at a selec tion five miles from St. George last night, then shot Goward's mother in the right breast, and split her head open in two places with an axe. HO then took Miss Goward to a spot about a mile and a half away in the bush. Al boy named Richard Watson saw Snow administer strychnine to the girl, and also take some himself. The girl, being in pain, asked Snow to cut her throat, which he did. Snow afterwards cut his own throat and t...
A VICTORIAN KILLED. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 5 January 1900
A VICTORIAN KILLED. Great regret was expressed at St. Arnaud on Tuesday, when it became known that Mr. Emil Schultze, a native of St. Arnaud, had died from wounds received in the war with the Boers in South Africa. The deceased served three years with the Grenadier Guards in England and Gibraltar, and after wards held an important position at the Hotel Cecil, in London, until the present Transvaal war broke out, when he rejoined the colours for the front on October 18, and joined the 3rd Grenadier Guards at Gibraltar for ac tive service. In a letter to his mother, who lives at Windsor, Melbourne, on November 18, ho says he landed in South Africa on November 15, and took the train at Capetbown for the Orange River without any stoppage. At that time he was in splendid health, and said the only thing that would prevent him from coming back would be a bul let. The letter concluded with wishes of a "Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year" to all his relatives. De ceased was a great favouri...
A GOOD REMEDY FOR WEAK LUNGS. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 5 January 1900
A GOOD REMEDY FOR WEAK LUNGS. Miss C. Donovan, Stanger, Natal, says:-"I used to have very severe coughs and colds, and at times would cough up some blood, but since I have been using Chanmberlain's Cough Remedy I have not had any such se vere attacks, and think that this medi cine has made my lungs stronger. It Is astonishing how soon this medicine relieves a cough. I always keep a bottle of it In the house." For sale by all dealers. Large size 3s, small 1s Gd. Hatton and Laws, wholesale agents, Launceston.'-2.
FALSE WAR REPORTS. APPLICATION AGAINST A NEWSPAPER AND AN AGENCY. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 5 January 1900
FAMSE WAR REPOiT'I'S. APPLICATION AGAINST A NEWS PAPER AND AN AGENCY. In the Queon's Bench Division re cently Mr. R. M. Bray, Q.C., moved on behalf of the Peninsular and Orien tal Steam Navigation Company for two rules, one calling upon Mr. Walter F. Cornish, the manager, printer, and pub lisher of the "Echo" newspaper, and the other against Messrs. Thorpe and Perris, who called themselves the Lon don News Agency, to show cause why criminal informations should not issue against them for libel. The transport Nubia, counsel said, was owned by the Poninsular and Oriental Steam Naviga tion. Company, a(d was chartered by the Government to take troops to South Africa. She left Southampton on October 21 with about 1500 troops on board. She reached St. Vincent, where she touched on October 29, and left that port "all well" on October 30. On the following Wednesday, about 11 or 12 o'clock, the "Echo" issued the placard: "Rumoured Disaster to a Bri tish Troopship," and in the paper there appe...