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FATALITY IN A SEWER SHAFT. PLUCKY RESCUE WORK. SYDNEY, March 4. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 5 March 1901
FATALITY^ IN- A SEWER SHAFT. PLUCKY RESCUE WORK. SYDNEY. March i. A shocking accident occurred to-day in a sewer shaft in Ersuine street, and result ed in the death of one workman and in fkrpo nrhnrs rimntr nnrtinllv snfforeitpd. The sewerage .works on the low level system havo been in course of construction in this part of the city for many months, but the work has been remarkably free from acci dent of any kind. A tunnel had been open ed leading from the Erskine street shatt or manhole into a large shaft in Sussex street in order to release as much water as pos sible from the bottom of the manhole. Shortly after noon to-day Mr. Joseph Hus band, inspector of the works in progress, sent a plasterer named Stevens down the manhole to see if it was all right. 'Hie descent was made in safety, and Stevens was returning to the surface when he suddenly fell back in a faint. Mr. Hus band at once came to the conclusion that Stevens had been overcome by foul air, and ran for ropes in order to...
THE POWERS AND CHINA. JAPAN'S ATTITUDE TOWARDS RUSSIAN DEMANDS. London, March 4. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 5 March 1901
THE POWERS AND CHINA JAPAN'S ATTITUDE TOWARDS RUSSIAN DEMANDS. London, March 4. [BY- SUBMARINE TELEGRAPH.] [Received March 4, 9 p.m.] . Dr. Morrison informs the 'Times' by cable message that the Mikado's Go vernment has notified China that as Eussia is receiving fresh territorial and commercial advantages in tne Celestial Empire, Japan must be granted equiva lent concessions. A semi-official communication from St. Petersburg states that the special treaty which is being negotiated be tween Russia and China is solely in tended to settle the conditions upon which Manchuria shall be restored to China.
A FENIAN OUTBURST. JOHN DALY IN CHICAGO. London, March 4. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 5 March 1901
A FENIAN OUTBURST. JOHN DALY IN CHICAGO. London, March 4. Mr. John Daly, Mayor of Limerick, is on a visit to the United States, where he is prosecuting a campaign of malig nant hatred against England. Address ing 2,000 Irishmen at Chicago on Satur day, he advocated a policy of violence and bloodshed. Those who pinned their faith to Parliamentary agitation, he said, were traitors to Ireland. All true Irishmen would agree to temporize with England only during the period necessary to allow of the introduction into Ireland of arms and ammunition in preparation for open rebeuion. Mr. Daly will be remembered as the Fenian who was arrested in 1884 at Birkenhead, with three infernal ma chines in his possession. He was found guilty of treasoa-felony, and sentenced to penal servitude for life; but, while in weak health, he was re leased in August, 1890.
MR. BARTON'S CONFIDENCE. SYDNEY, March 4. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 5 March 1901
MR. BARTON'S CONFIDENCE. SYDNEY. March 4. Mr. Barton, speaking to-day with, regard to his Queensland tour, said he was quite satisfied with it in every respect. He was surprised that the fiscal issue had plaved so small a part in the contest in the .northern colony; in fact, it was apparently creating no excitement whatever; while his proposal to deal with kanaka labour seemed to be regarded as absolutely fair. He was satis fied, after visiting South Australia, Vic toria, and Queensland, and from his know ledge of New South Wales, he would ob tain a good working majority in the Fede ral Parliament.
THE FEDERAL ELECTIONS NOMINATIONS OF CANDIDATES. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 5 March 1901
THE FEDERAL ELECTIONS NOMINATIONS OF CANDIDATES. Tne Returning Officer for the btate, Mr, W. R. Boothby, C.M.G., attended at the town hall, Adelaide, on Monday, and announced that he had received the follow ing nominations in connection with the federal elections:— - FOR THE SENATE. Arthur Richman Addison, of Orroroo, merchant. ljichard Chaff ey_- Baker, voi Brougham place, North Adelaide, solicitor. - * Thomas Burgoyne, of George street, Nor wood, architect and member of Parliament. David Morley Charleston, of Glen Os mond, engineer. William Copley, of Blackrock, fanner. John William Downer, of Glenalta, near Aldgate. solicitor. Andrew Alexander Rirkpatrick, of Ann street, Stepney, printer. Gregor McGregor, of Queen : street, Un ley, labourer. : James Arincent O'Loghlin, of William street, Hawthorn, journalist. Thomas Playford,. of Norton'3 Summit, gardener. Josiah Henry Symon, of Upper Sturt, solicitor. ? / FOR HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES. Henry Chaffey Baker, of Hurtle square, secre...
THE TRANSVAAL CAMPAIGN. DE WET'S INVASION ENDED. PRECIPITANT RETREAT. London, March 3. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 5 March 1901
THE TBlNSVAAI CAMPAIGN. DE WET'S INVASION ENDED. PRECIPITANT RETREAT. London, March 3. [BY SUBMARINE TELEGRAPH.] [Received March i, 9 p.m.] Advices froBi the seat of war state that 'Gen.' Christian De Wet's invasion of Capo Colony bas ended. The Boers were so closely pressed that both men jiua norses entered ana swam tlie Orange River, whei;e it widens near Colesberg Bridge. At that point the current is not rapid, although the river Is in floodi London, March 4. Later advices in reference to De Wet state that Col. T. E. Hickman's mount ed troops on the 2Gth inflicted losses on the redoubtable .Boer's commandos in the vicinity of Sand Drift The enemy essayed to swim the river, but abandoned the attempt after two had been drowned. Col. Herbert Plumer's force afterwards pursued De Wet eastwards, and British troops were hurried by railway via Hanover road station and Colesberg to try to inter cept and block the fugitives. For several days De Wet's and Hertzog's forces were scattered all...
VICTORIA. MELBOURNE, March 4. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 5 March 1901
VICTORIA, MELBOUBNE. March 4. The Melbourne GunlClub brought off its annual Australian Cup) Handicap at North Brighton to-day in fine weather. E. S. Rymill, of Adelaide, was one of the six wno divided the stake money. The thanks of the university council were to-day accorded to Mr. W. 'A. Laver, acting director, and Mr. F. D. J. Dison, acting secretary, for the work they have done vn carrying on the University Con servalorium of Music. Dr. Macfarland re marked that the university was to be con gratulated on the way in which the con servatorimn had been opened. The num ber of entries last week was 33, and there had been considerable additions since then. Dr. Leeper, Dr. Barrett, aud the Rev. E. H. Sugden were added to the conserva torium committee. It was decided by the council to ask Professor Irving, who is now in England, to represent the university at the celebrations in Glasgow in June next of the 450th anniversary of the founda tion of Glasgow University. Mr. David Anderson, ge...
NEW SOUTH WALES. SYDNEY, March 4. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 5 March 1901
NEW SOUTH WALES. ?RVIYVTCV March 4. Tlie amount paid in stamp duties on pro bates aDd letters of administration last week totalled £44,412. Of this sum £38,007 wa3 paid on account of the estate of the late Mr. Charles Carleton SKarralt, of Oarletou,1 Summer Hill, whose estate was valued at £380,675. On the New South Wales estate of the 'late Mr. A. S. Wesley-. Hail, of Toorak, Melbourne, £5,494 was paid, the estate being valued at £67,010. Mr. Skarratt directed that £3,000 a year should be paid to his widow so long as she resides with either of her two daughters, to defray the cost of the maintenance of their joint home. The residue of the estate is vested in trustees for the benefit of the testator's children. . The Minister for Mines and Agriculture has resolved to proceed at once with the construction of grain elevators and cold storage premises at Newcastle. The works will be of an extensive character, involving an expenditure of about £60,000.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA. PERTH, March 4. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 5 March 1901
WESTERN AUSTRALIA. PERTH, March 4. At Mingarne to-day James traynor, a woodcutter, was run over uy a goods train, and he died from his injuries before medi cal attendance could be secured. Gaynor was unu'er me lniiuence oi mum, aim at tempted, to cross the line in front of the engine. A general holiday has besn proclaimed for Wednesday next in honour of the visit of the Imperial troops. It is probable tlrat the occasion will be availed of to pro claim the King. The Arcadia will ftake from Fremantle 100,000 sovereigns for Colombo from the Bank of Australasia, and 50,000 sovereigns for London from the National Bank. The engine-drivers, ckaners, and firemen employed on the Government railways are seeking to work eight noun a day instead of nine, as at present, and for an additional shilling per diem in -wages-. Tne question will probably bs placed before the Concilia tion Board, as the department is unwilling to concede the demands.
To the Editor [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 5 March 1901
Tn fcli'A Fvlltnr Sir— The report in 'The Evening Jour nal' on Monday ;in reference to the Early Closing- Act pictures the miseries and pri vations which, the majority of the small lopkeepers in -tins fair city have to suffer. It further shows absolutely that such an Act is n-t wanted, and that people did not see in Jhe 'beginning staring in their faces ruin and poverty,, or else they would have risen to the occasion and stubbornly work , and 'kicked' against deprivation of liberty, from the subject. Mr; Parsons if right in what: he said at the deputation; but does 'ihe not see the ultimate issue of his clever arguments and proofs of certain financial embarrassments to those afflicted, that ''there is no need at all for an Early; Closinff Bill.' That is tiie point to look at. Wheh some time ago the tobacconists met to consider tne Early ? Closing Bill Mr. L, Isaacs ' pictured to his audience what to-day has come true in every shape and form. Had we all and collectively struggled aga...
"REDDIDAMP" LETTER-BOX COMPANY. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 5 March 1901
' REDDIDAMP' LETTER-BOX COMPANY. A representative meeting, of the shareholders of the above company was held at the arbitration room, Broolonan's Building, on Monday afternoon.' Mr. Hubert' fiiles presided. The. chairman inform from its experimental stage, and was now turning out books which were giving entire satisfaction to thoiie firms und othere who were using them, and in eonwquonco the value of the patents had been greatly enhanced. Many enquiries had been made from other States with regard to sole agen cies for selling the books, and the directors had decided to materially -incense the -output locally. Enquiries had a.lso . been received from several European countries regarding - the disposal of rights. ... . '
THE TENNIS TOURNAMENT. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 5 March 1901
THE TENNIS TOURNAMENT. . The finals of the ladies' arid mixed dou-: bles handiicaps were decided on Monday morning in the presence of about a hundred spectators. The courts seemed little the worse lor tne rougn usage to wnien they were subjected on | Saturday, and played well: ' The ladies' doubles fell to^he Misses Payne and Ayers,- and the mixed -to Miss Parr and J. G. Murray. The' scores wcre:^ Mixed Doubles Handicap-^Miss Parr and J. G. Murray (owe 15.2) beat Miss Deeley and A. Green (2-015) (i-3, 5^--i, 6-2. ? ? Indies' ? Doubles Handicap— Semi-final— Misses Jolly and Xovice (15) beat Miss 1'arr and Mrs. Good ,(l-(i ]5)_G-2, -.1-rfi, tt-3. . ;.,.„, .. Final— Misses faync and' Avers (owe 15) beat Misses Jolly and Xovice (15) 3— (5, ' 6—1,' '6—0. -, .
CORPORATIONS. UNLEY: Monday, March 4. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 5 March 1901
.CORPORATIONS. IINLF.Y: Mhmlav.' March 4. Present— The mayor (Mr. A.' JIactie)', Aldermen Dring and Gurr, Crs. Tomlinson, Brown,' Chin ner, A. S. Lewis, -V. -Lewis; Coose,- and EHi&.— The' mayor reported that the' annual inspection [luu uveu ueiu, wiui-u wuuiu uuuuucaa iouil ui.d number of new. works being undertaken, in, the near future. — Correspondence — From Mr. A. C. riiomas. Secretary 'Sturt Electorate Cricket Club, asking the mayor and council to. attend a meeting in regard to the formation of a Sturt senior foot ball club. Received; Request to be complied with. From city town clerk, notifying a meeting of representatives of- iffunicipalities re tramways on March* C. Received. From a number of ratepayers, asking for a poll of ratepayers regarding the ap plication to the town of p»rtt ii. of the Land Values Assessment Act' ofl8DS.' It was decided that the petition should lie on the table for six weeks, - pending information being*obtaincd by members of the, council.— F...
BASUTOS AND THE KING. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 5 March 1901
BASUTOS AND THE' KING. A Renter's message fioiu Maseru on January 31 states:— At the invitation of the Acting Resident Commissioner, the Paramount Chief Lcrothbdi. with several other chiefs and a great number of natives, assembled in .Maseru to-day, w'hjn the cere mony of reading the proclamation announc ing the accession of King Edward VII. to the British throne took place in front of the Resident Commissioner's offices. There was a large concourse of both British and native subjects, including the Assistant Commisfonei- of -Basutoland and officers, and the District Commissioner and several officers from Ladybrand. The Paramount Chief and several other ? chiefs spoke in great praise of our late i Lady Queen Vic toria, and expressed the sorrow they felt at the lofs they had sustained by her deati, a«5 they considered that in her they had lost tlioir best and greatest' friend. The Paramount Ohkif. in his speech, said that it was tlirough Her Majesty that .they still remained a nation...
ANECDOTES OF DE WET. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 5 March 1901
ANECDOTES OF . DE ' WET; j The -following 'is an extract from a let ter, dated Bloemfontein, December ,19, written by Sergt.' T. J. Houston, of the Army Service Corps, to his_ father, an Ul «tpr fnrmnr Affror Hocnrihinnrrt flip '? flf-Jind made at Dewettdorp in -Kovenrberj when they were suddenly surrounded by Boers, outnumbering them by twelve to one, and eventually obliged to surrender after 20 per cent. .of Uheir1 number had' been killed or wounded, including 15 out of the 16 gun ners'attitched'.. to the convoy, and their tongues 'as 'big as six' owing to the water having been cut off, he proceeds 'as fol lows:— 'Words fail to. describe the manner in which' De Wet (for he was the Dutch commander) treated us. Fed on wheat and occasionally a piece of sheep, we had to walk, officers and men alike, sometimes day_ and night without time to cook tiie morsei provided, now. a scorching sun and* anon a down]Kiur of rain, such as one seldoni sees at home.* Any, grumbling against this would...
TASMANIA. HOBART, March 4. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 5 March 1901
TASMANIA, HOBART. March 4. The troopship Chicago left for -Bnsbana this atternbon, and is expected to return about March 13, and leave with the Tas mnniau contingent on March 18. The barquentine Sir John Franklin, which left port on Wednesday last for Lytrelton with a cargo of timber, returned to-day in a. leaKinp condition. (she had got 100 miles to the eastward of Cape Pil lar, when the inflow became so great that the master considered it would be un.afe Da proceed on the voyage.