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THE BROADFORD MURDER. JONES ARRESTED AT KYNETON. HE GIVES HIMSELF UP. STOUTLY PROTESTS HIS INNOCENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 5 January 1900
THE BROADFORD MURDER. JONES ARRESTED AT KYNETON. HE GIVES HIMSELF UP. STOUTLY PROTESTS HIS INNOCENCE. An "Argus" reporter states that Wil liam Robert Jones, the butcher who is charged on warrant with the murder of Rita Jones at Broadford on Boxing Day, was arrested at Kyneton on Tues day. At about 12 o'clock Sergeant Beck was returning from the township, and had just reached the gate of the police station, when he noticed a swagman enter the gate of the yard attached to the Court House, about 50 yards further down the street. As the man walked briskly along the path towards the rear of the Court House the sergeant crossed the yard of the police station and intercepted the stranger at the com municating gate. "Good day," said Sergeant Beck, scrutising the man as every police officer in the country has been scrutinising all strangers for the past five days. "Good day," answered the swagman, moving towards the ser geant. "Your name is Jones," observed Beck, satisfied that he had stumbl...
GOOD ADVICE. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 5 January 1900
GOOD ADVICE. "'When you have a pain in the stomach take Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera, and Diarrhoea Remedy; it will soon ease the pain; I know it is good' was the advice my brother gave me one day when calling at my house, and found me suffering from acute pains in the stomach and continual diarrhoea," says Henry Lankester, a well-known merchant at Simon's Town. "I promptly took his advice, and my faith in Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera, and Diarrhoea Remedy is now as strong as his. I always recommend it to .my friends when they have need of such a remedy." Sold by all dealers. Sarge size, 3s, small is Od. Hatton and Laws, wholesale agents, Launces - ton.*-1. So dense is the water in the deepest part of the ocean that an ironclad, if it were to sick, would never reach the bottom,
KILLING A TIGER. ENGLISH SOLDIER'S ADVENTURE IN INDIA. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 5 January 1900
KILLING A. TIGER. ENGLISH SOLDIER'S ADVENTURE IN INDIA. Although there are some good sports men amongst the rank and file of our soldiers in India, it rarely occurs that any big game falls to their guns, more especially is it so in the case of the Royal Bengal tiger. However there have been odd cases in which that ferocious cat has succumbed to the prowess of Tommy Atkins, and of the two that came under the notice of the writer during a prolonged stay in India, the following was the most remark: able, and it was considered by all who knew of it at the time, that the man had had a double escape from death from the animal itself, and from the gun with which he killed it. "Chummy" Marsden had been on a week's leave to visit an old comrade in another station, and was on his return to Dinapor. He was travelling by night, and was the only European in the train. The compartment being otherwise empty he had made himself as comfortable as possible, and was awakened from a good sleep by a re ...
COACHING ACCIDENT. SEVERAL PEOPLE INJURED. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 5 January 1900
COACHING ACCLI)ENT. SEVERAL PEOPLE INJURED. The mail train which arrived in Laun cestoin yesterday morning was delayed some time en route in consequence of a serious mishap to the Swansea coach. It seems that the brake snapped short while descending a steep hill, and as a consequence the coach capsized. Some of the passengers were badly hurt, Mr. Hedley Salier having his leg broken. The mails were brought on to the station by a man on horseback, who only had time to give a bare outline of the mishap, when the train started. HOBART, Thursday. As the Swansea coach was journeying between Buckland and Campania yes terday with 20 passengers a capsize occurred. The vehicle, to which four horses were attached, was commencing to descend the very steep hill known in the locality as "Bust me Gall," when the brake gave way and the horses attained a furious pace. Before reach ing what is known as Culvert Turn the coach capsized, and injured several of the passengers. The' driver (Patrick Cusack...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 5 January 1900
.". SCOTT & GRIFFITHS .". WILL GIVE THE SUM OF ONE (1) PENNY A BOTTLE ON ALL THEIR ALE, STOUT, & LAGER DIER CONSUMED FROM 1st JANUARY, 1900, UN PTI PEACE IS DECLARED IN SOUTH AFRICA. PROCEEDS WILL BE GIVEN TO THE TAS MANIAN PATRIOTIC FUND HELD AT lI\HTL "PAILY TELhEGRA.PH2 OFFIO]E. MESSRS. ROLPH AND YOUNG, ACCOUNTANTS, HAVE KINDLY CONSENTED TO AUDIT THE BOOKS FOR THIS PURPQSE (Signed) ARTHJUR KINGTON APPLEGATE, Manager. " GOD SAVE THE QUEEN." BUSINESS IRCOJY. ARCHITECTS, Etc. A. HAROLD MASTERS-Architect., etc., A.M.P. Chambers, Cameron-street. AUCTIONEERS. R. W. MACKENZIE, 59 George-street, sell ing Stock, Stations. Farms, etc. BOOT WAREHOUSE. T. BOYD, Glasgow House, 143 Charles-s'. Large stock kept. BAKER. W. INNOCENT, Baker, Pastrycook, and Confectioner, 75 Wellington Road. BREWERS. J. BOAG AND SON-Esk Brewery. SCOTT AND GRIFFITHS-Tamar Brewery BUILDERS. J. T. FARMILO, Timber Merchant and Builder, Steam Saw and Moulding Mills BUTCHERS. DAVID REES-Cheap Cash Butcher...
The Examiner [PUBLISHED DAILY.] FRIDAY, JANUARY 5, 1900. TO CORRESPONDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 5 January 1900
[rUBMSHEiD DAILY.) FRIDAY, JANUARY 5, 1900. TO CORRESPONDENTS. Correspondents and contributors will oblige by not addressing matter for publication to individual members of our staff. Letters containing press matter should be sent to the Editor, or, if for our special columns, to those in charge of them, as, for instance, "Flamingo," "Pakeha," "Argus," etc. All business communications, including advertisements, should be addressed to the Business Manager. "A.G." (Ulverstone.-You have omitted to forward your name and address. Please communicate. Had the Boer confined his attention to tilling the soil, legitimately develop ing the mineral resources of his coun try and leaving his neighbours in Natal, Cape Colony, and other parts of South Africa alone, Great Britain would never have interfered with him. How ever, thanks to, the advice of the ava ricious Hollander and the meddlesome German, he left the straight track for the dangerous one of political intrigue, the result being the pres...
CURRENT TOPICS. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 5 January 1900
CURRENT TOPICS. Concert on the Water.-The s. Cen tennial will leave the wharf this even ing at 7.45 for a two hours' trip on the water, returning about 10 o'clock. The Italian string band will accom pany the steamer, and no doubt a largo number will avail themselves of this opportunity of escaping the heat of the city. The Postal Guide.-The Tasmanian Postal Guide for* January is to hand. It is a half-yearly publication, con taining postal, money order, savings bank, and telegraphic information and a capital map of the colony. The con tents have been carefully revised and brought up to date, and the book is a very useful andb handy one. Meeting of Creditors.-Mr. F. Tyson, jun., presided over a meeting of credi tors of Messrs. Samuel and John Wal die, trading as Waldie Bros., storekeep ers, at Burnie, held at the offices of Messrs. Martin and Hobkirk yesterday afternoon. The debtors' " statement showed the unsecured liabilities to be £224 11s 7d, rent £5, and assets £130. Mr. W. R. Ro...
SHIP MAILS. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 5 January 1900
8'111P MAILS. Ship mails will close in Launceston as undor: South Africa.--R.M.S. Queen Olga, to morrow, 1 p.m. United Kingdom, per Orient Line.-R.M.S. Cuzco, Tuesday, noon. West Australia.-R.M.S. Cuzco, Tuesday, 1 p.m. South Australia, Queenaland, New South Wales.-S. Pateena, to-morrow, 2 p.m. Victoria,-S. Pateena, to-morrow, 2.30 p.m. West Coast, Overland.-Daily, 2.15 p.m. Note. - Registered letters and parcels roust be posted one hour and newspapers half an hour before advertised time et closing mails. English and interoolonial mails expeeted as under: English.-Duo on the 12th inst. American.-Due on the 14th Inst. Intercolonial,-This day,
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 5 January 1900
Auction Sales. SATURDAY, JANUARY G. HT IIERD AND CO. will sell at their * mart, York-street, on the above date, AT 11.30 O'CLOCK, Commencing with trussed poultry and. carcase pork, following on with horses, produce, and live poultry. NEWSTEAD, TUESDAY, 9th. H HERD AND CO. will sell FIRST, I.. on the above date, Fat and store cattle Fat and store sheep. Vendors please advise. W T. DELL AND CO., LIMITED. ' V FOR.THCOMING. SALES. iEWSTEAD-Fat and store stock, every Tuesday, at 1 o'clock. LIART-Property, every Monday. STORES-Sheep and furred skins, wool, etc., every Friday, at 3.16 p.m.; and at same place at noon, carcase pork. HORSES, PIGS, CARCASE PORK and PRODUCE of all descriptions every Saturday, at 11.80. DELORAINE-Thursday, 11th January WESTBURY-Thursday, 25th January. HORSE SALE-'Wednesday, 2Lth Zanu m'. SATURDAY, JANUARY 'th, 1900. WTT. BELL AND CO., LIMITED, .will sell at their mart on the above date, at 11.30 o'clock, H-Torses, pigs, carcase pork, bacon, potatoes, live and tr...
OUR "TOMMY ATKINS" FUND. "HE'S AN ABSENT-MINDED BEGGAR." 628½ SHILLINGS RECEIVED. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 5 January 1900
OUR "TOMMY ATKINS" FUND. "HE'S AN ABSENT-MINDED ti BEGGAR." ti 628} SHILLINGS RECEIVED. a When you've shouted "Rule Britannia"- lo when you'vo sung "God Save the Queen" When you've finished killing Kruger with P, your mouth- w Will you kindly drop a shilling in my little at tambourine For a gentleman in kharlcit ordered 0f South? He's an absent-minded beggar, and his ti weaknesses are great But we and Paul must take him as we "i find him He is out on active service, wiping some- l1 thing off a slate- A And he's left a lot o' little things be- Si hind him! ci Duke's son-cook's son-son of a hun- hi dred kings (Fifty thousand horse and foot going to Table Bay!) Each of 'em doing his country's work (and who's to look after their things?); Pass the hat for your credit's sake, and pay-pay-pay! Already acknowledged . . £10 14 6 ti Yesterday's receipts:-J. A. Brequet, 1h 2s Gd;' Miss F. Joyce, 2s Gd; William ft Thompson, 2s Gd; Robert Woods, 1s; of D. Locke, Is; W. West, 1s; John Pros- A se...
IMPERIAL PATRIOTIC FUND. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 5 January 1900
IMPERIAL PATRIOTIC FUND. Since the acknowledgment of the re ceipt of £78 is 9d towards the Im perial Patriotic Fund, made in our is sue of Wednesday, several substantial amounts, we learnt on enquiry of the City Treasurer yesterday, have been paid to the Mayor. Principal of these is a cheque for £.150 from Mrs. M'Car thy, on account of what that lady has collected and been promised, and the individual contributions to which have been 'published. Captain Tulloch has donated £25, and three five-guinea sub scriptions have also come in. His Wor ship's branch of the Imperial Fund has been augmented during the past two days by the following sums: 1r~ 19 d. Already acknowledged ......78 1 9 Mrs. M'Carthy (on account) ..150 0 0 T. Hoskins .................1 1 0 Pepper and, Perrin ........... 5 5 0 E. H. Panton ............... 5 5 0 A. Gye ..................... 10 6 Geo. Baker, St. John-street 1 0 0 Samuel Tulloch .............. 25 0 0 R. S. Scott ................ 5 5 0 Manager and employees...
NARROW ESCAPE. BURNIE, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 5 January 1900
NA RROW ESCAPE. BURNIE, Thursday. A narrow escape from a serious ace cident happened to-day near the wharf to a son of Mr. J. Saward, of the Ean Bay railway line. While attempting to get on a bullock truck his right leg got caught between the body of the truck and the wheel, and he was re leased with some dilliculty. Fortu nately no bones were broken, but the leg was severely contused.
RAILWAY SERVICE DELAYED. MADAME MELBA HOTEL DESTROYED. CAMPS BURNED. TERRIBLE EXPERIENCES. ZEEHAN, Wednesday Night. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 5 January 1900
RAILWAY SERVICE DELAYED. MADAME MELBA HOTEL DE STROYED. CAMPS BURNED. TERRIBLE EXPERIENCES. ZEEHAN, Wednesday Night. To-day has been a trying one for many people on the Coast. The heat has been great, and added to this nu merous bush fires have raged around, and the wind increased to a perfect gale during the afternoon. Our Mount Read correspondent wired this morning that a heavy fire had commenced at Williamsford. The Ring Hercules camps were entirely de stroyed, and the hands from Hercules, Mount Read, and other mines were all told off, and waiting to try to ward off a repetition of what occurred two years ago. At the time of wiring, however, there appeared to be no im mediate danger. Heavy fires were burning in the vici nity of the Tasmanian Smelting Com pany's timber reserves, but willing hands and a slight change in the wind averted a great loss of firewood. About fifty tons were destroyed around the Oonah mine. Those con cerned passed a trying day, but no ma terial damage resu...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 5 January 1900
Birth, marriage, Death, Funerals and In Memoriam Notices. The charge for eaoh insertion of either of the above notices is 3s, if not exceeding one inch (10 lines, or 60 words) ; additional space at same rate. Deaths and Funerals must always appear and be charged separately. BIRTH. NICHOLAS—On the 3rd January, at Frederick-street, the wife of G. A. Nicholas—a daughter. DEATH. BEGENT.— On the 4th January, at her re- sidence, 55 Gunn-street, Ada Mabel, the beloved wife of Beryl Austin Begent, and eldest daughter of George and Jessie Baldwin, in her 18th year. FUNERAL NOTICE. The funeral of the late Mrs. Begent will leave her late residence, 55 Gunn-street, Inveresk, on Saturday, 6th inst., at half- past two p.m., for the Scotch Cemetery.
NOTES ON THE CABLES. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 5 January 1900
NOTES ON THE CABLES. (By "Rhodesian.") The late hour at which the last batch of cables came prevented my com- menting on the workmanlike manner in which the Canadians and Australians performed the task allotted to them. Nothing that could be said, however, could have had anything like the effect of Sir Alfred Milner's brief message of congratulation on the brilliant suc- cess of the Australians in their first real engagement. Other branches of the force had been in previous skirmishes and had been under fire, but Sunnyside was the first encounter where they had to meet the enemy posted in a position of their own choosing. The artillery work of the Canadians was very accurate, while the frontal attack, led by Lieutenant Colonel Percy Ricardo, of the Queens- landers, was delivered with telling effect. It is very gratify'ing to find that the first time our boys have met the enermy they have routed them. The victory was not gained without some loss, and two of the Queenslanders fell, wh...
WIRE FENCES. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 5 January 1900
WIRE FENCES. An expert bushman makes the fol- lowing suggestion:---- "Our troops are going to the front equipped with a number of things which they do not want. This fact is established by the cable messages and letters which we have received from South Africa noti- fying that various articles supplied to our men have had to be left behind at the Cape or at De Aar. My suggestion is that each man of the Mounted Rifles now about to leave Victoria should have issued to him one of the wire clippers which are in use on almost every station in Victoria. From ac- counts of recent engagements, barbed wire fences enter largely into the Boer &nbsp; defence schemes, and if the Black Watch and the Gordons had had some such means as I suggest of dealing with such obstacles our generals might have had other tales to tell of recent engagements. Why not try the ex- &nbsp; periment, even to a limited extent ? These handy little articles weigh less than 1lb., and if one was issued to,...