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THE ACCIDENT TO THE STEAMER TAMBO. HOBART. March 5. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 6 March 1901
THE ACOIDENT.TO THE STEAMER TAMBO. H015ART. March 5. A court of marine ? enquiry iuto the recent disaster to the steamer Tumbo was held this afternoon, and judgment Avas re served, ('antain WilVnw muster nf tlin A'essel, said it was on a small rock just off Cape Sonnerat that the steamer struck. She made no water, but in deference to the wishes of the passengers he returned to Hobart. The course set was the one usual ly steered. The telltale log was out of gear, and was not u.=ed. Captain John 1'ibbs, of the steamer Oonah, gave evidence as to the current setting towards the coast on the Svdncy route. The lookout man said he could see only six or seven lengths ahead, and the vessel struck about a minute from his reporting lhat land \t;\s in sight. All sails were set. at the time.
THE AMERICAN MAIL SERVICE AUCKLAND, March 5. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 6 March 1901
THE. AMERICAN MAIL SERVICE. AUCKLAND, March j-. Mr. Spreckles, of San r rapcisco, arrive'! to-day. When interviewed about the new mail contract lie said his agreement with the American Government coA'ewd only the outAvard A'oyage Irom ban rrancisco to Sydney, which had been accomplished in 21 days. His object in visiting the colonies Avas to fix up matters on a proper basis at this end, and was not for the_ purpose of demanding anything. His relations with the colonial Governments had been most pleasant, and he had no doubt they would accord the same fair treatment as they had in the past. The. mails were becoming so large that it would be only a short time when the poundage would be almost as big as the subsidy. He would probably ask in a year or so that the service should be n fortnightly one.
RAILWAY ACCIDENT AT BROKEN HILL. BROKEN HILL, March 4. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 6 March 1901
KAILWAY ACCIDENT AT BllOKEN HILL. BROKEN HILL. March 4. A rather startling mishap occurred to lay to one of the Silverton Tramway Com [laiiy's trains on the main line leading to [he 'mines. The train, consisting ot 19 empties and o loaded trucks, was travel ling Avith the lender lirst at about G miles an hour. After the train had crossed the points leading to .Block 10 siding people in the vicinity heard bumps, and looking Avere astonished* to see the engine and the lead ing truck travelling almost perpendicularly. Tne train proceeded thus a lew yards, theu the engine toppled over aud several trucks crashed into it. The five leading wagons were scattered' on' cither side of the line. The accident has not yet been accounted for. The engine and the tender got over the points safely, and the Avheels of the locomotive then got on to the siding rails while the tender kept on the main line. The tender Avas dragged off and commenc ed to plough up the earth, thus impeding the engine. The pr...
THE PLAGUE. A DEATH IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA. PERTH, March 5. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 6 March 1901
THE PLAGUE. A 'rffUTIT T-X WF.KTERN AUSTRALIA. PERTH. March 5. Bubonic plague 'made its,, appearance in Perth yesterday. Mr. J. 0. Ken worthy, of the firm of Munyard &, Kenworthy, grocers, nr Wpllinn-hnn «trw»t Hipd in rarniunRtances which suggested 'that his death Avas due to plague. A subsequent conference of several medical men, including the health officer, confirmed, the suspicion. The body of the victim was cremated early this morning. Acnther patient, named Gardiner, Avho was employed by Messrs. Munyard & Ken worthy, is supposed to have contracted the disease. He is in the Perth Hospital, which lias been quarantined pending develop^ ments. A third case, that of a Chinese, in Stirling;, street, has been reported to the health authorities. Mrs. Kenworthy and her two children have been inoculated and taken to the quarantine -station, Avhither it is proposed to remove Gardiner and the affected Chinaman to-morrow morning. Ihe health department is taking strenuous p...
DOWN WITH THE LARRIKINS. To the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 6 March 1901
DOWN WITH THE LARRIKINS. To the Editor. Sir— This morning you report an assault vhich happened in Adelaide, Avhile in 'Tlie Evening Journal' this afternoon appears ihe details of three savace. anH nnnnrpnf.lv unprovoked, assaults in Sydney. Is there not a plain connection between these and the admittedly growing 'Hooliganism' or larrikinism in Australia? If this be the case, a fine of £3 odd is ridiculously in adequate, especially Avben Ave are credibly informed the fine was immediately sub scribed by the friends of the 'push' of the culprit. It is so dangerous to offend any member of these gangs that unless heroic treatment be meted opt no witness will dare give evidence; and in such a case many an offender Avill go free. The 'cat' is apparently the best way of dealing with these men; and all justice and peace loving citizens will Aveleome its appearance. Even imprisonment 'without tne option' has failed. Do, then, let our citizens urge the magistrates to' consider the matter befor...
STOCK EXCHANGE OP ADELAIDE. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 6 March 1901
STOCK EXCHANGE OF ADELAIDE. mesaay, March i. ' The- following sales are officially reported: — At 10 a.m.— Cuillagoe, 29/9, 29/7J; Nortlis, 17/; Junction Norths, 3/; North Queensland Tin. £100, £102; (Jrcat Boulder Perseverance (C.), £7 5/; As sociated Northern, 49/, 4S/9;. Brownhill Junction, SJrf.; Croat Boulder, 24/6. At i2 noon.— Broken Hill, 46/9; North Queens land Tin, £120, £118; Great Boulder Verseverance (C), £7 4/; Associated Northern, 48/9! lvanhoe Junction, 2/1;. Princess Royal (con.), 21/; Prin cess Kbyal North (eon.), lOld. ; Queen Margaret, 3/6. . ?' At 3 p.m.— Paull's Consolidated, £7; South (con.), 20/; Junction North,' 2/7; North Queens land Tin. £110; Brookman Brothers' Boulder, 4/11, }/30; Oreat Boulder Main lteef (C), 4]/; Asso ciated (C). 51/9; Associated Northern, 4!)/; Brown tiill Central, 3/; Princess Royal (con.), 21/ to 20/C; Princess Royal Xorth (paid), 1/9, 1/SJ; Queen Mar fiWt, S|C.
FATAL TERMINATION TO A QUARREL. A MAN KILLED BY HIS WIFE. SYDNEY, March 5. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 6 March 1901
FATAL TERMINATION TO A QUARREL. A MAX KILLED BY HIS WIFE. RYIWKY. A1nr,.l- n An inquest was held to-day at Windsor concerning the deatii of Henry Cobcroft, liccncec of Hawkesbury Hotel, atWilber torce. avIio was stabbed on Sunday moraine and died lour hours alterwards. The evi dence showed that deceased was killing a fowl, and had a carving knife in his hand. He- and his Avife were quarrelling, Avhen by some means *'he obtained possession of the knife, and during a scuffle Coberoft Avas wounded in the back. The Aveapon made a wound 4 in. deep. The evidence of several witnesses was to the effect that Avrangling between Mr, and Mrs. Cdbcroft was fre quent. The jury brought in a verdict of manslaughter against Margaret Oobcroft, with a recommendation to mercy, as tho apt was perpetrated under great provoca tion. .Mrs. Coberoft waa committed for trial.
SHARE MARKET AND MINING. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 6 March 1901
SHARE MARKET AND MINING. The market on Tuesday was somewhat more brisk, and although the volume of business was not great some trade ^vas done it little firmer orices than, on Monday. In Western Australian gold, Associateds, .Boul ders, Perseverance, and l'rincess Royal (the latter sold irp to 21/6, closinu sales 19,6) had business at better prices. .Northerns were the same,- Brookman's slightly easier, whilcLake View Consols had better buyers without leading to exchanges. In silver ex changea 'were not numerous, prices, with the exception of' Junction Xorth, which eased from 3/ to 2/5, beinR a' little better, llhe copper market was very quiet, while in tin stocks the only line traded in, North Queensland, afforded some excitement, prices opening at £100, a rise of £20 on Monday night's prices, advancing to £122 10', arid .then with some fluctuations re ceding to £109, the closing sale being £111, with £110 seller.
TELEGRAMS FROM MANAGERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 6 March 1901
TELEGRAMS FROM MANAGERS; Rylstone Cinnabar.— March 4:— During -fortniclit finished plat, sunk winze' 5 It. '6 in., erected wind lass. Country most favourable. Expect 'cut cinnabar at 25 ft., possibly sooner. ? *:v Coolgardie Federal Tin Mine.— March 4:— Mine is looking well; 'depth of shaft 71 ft. Lode maintain: its width and value. ? . . ?, i-'f
LONDON QUOTATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 6 March 1901
LONDON QUOTATIONS. ilessrs. uarkc & Co., Universal Buildings, Gren fell street, have Iianded us the following:— London, March 1. Assoeiateds— 51/9.. A-ffiociated Northern Blocks — 47/6, buyer. Cosmopolitans— 24/3, buyer. Golden Horseshoes— £10 2/0, buVer. Rreat Boulder— 23/9. Great Boulder Perseverance— £7 2/6, buyer. ? Creat Fingalls— £5 17/6. Hannan's- Brownhill— 81/3. . lvanhoe— £8 5/. ? l^kc View Consols— £8 10/. buyer. South Kalgurli— 60/. Sulphide Corporation— 15/, buyer. Chillagoes-30/.
AUSTRALIAN QUOTATIONS. MELBOURNE, March 5. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 6 March 1901
AUSTRALIAN QUOTATIONS. ifKf-BOURNE, March 5. i/oioniai nanK preicrence — t:'. Commercial preference — £6 15/. Victoria ordinary— -2/6. Broken Hill Water Supply— 26/6, 26 '3. Block 10-86/, 85/tf, SB/. Broken Hill Proprietary — 17/6. South Broken-2tl/3,~2u/6. ? North Broken— 17/:!. Victoria Broken-:)/. Mount LyeU-Otl/, U5'fi. . . _ ; . Mount r;ycl! BIocks-5/ft. Chillagoe R. and M.— 29/6. Coppertop— ^ld. VVaverlcy— 2/!i, 2/2. .^ Blpnfine Consols— 31/, 36/6, 31/3, 33/6, 31/7J, 32.'. filenfine South— £S 14/, £8 10/, £S 12/. Ijong Tunnel— £18, £19. I/ing Tunnel North— 3/. South German— 65/. : SYDNEY, Marcli 5. lx-ng Tunnel— £18 »/. Wickham and Bullock- Island Coal— 11/6. Rrcat Boulder Proprietary— 24/3. Uirilambonc— 2/7. iVoodlafk (paid)— 13/3. Baker's Creek— 7/. Bank of New South .Walesa £44 10/. (few South Wales 3 per cent. Funded Stock— £07 10/. Australian Gaslight— £17 15/. . Colonial Sugar— £39 15/, £40.
HE COLOURED LABOUR QUESTION. BRISBANE, March 5 [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 6 March 1901
HE COLOURED LABOUR QUES TION URISRAX'tt. March 5 A special meeting of the Brisbane Lhain ber of Commerce is to be lreld on Saturday nest to discuss a motion submitted by Mr. John Arthur, ot Messrs. Brabant &. Co: — 'That Mr. Barton -should be urged that before any legislation i.s initialed by the Federal Parliament which may seriously affect the sugar industry a royal commis sion should be appointed to report on the position of the industry and the circum stances pertaining to the employment of coloured and white labour.'
VICTORIA. MELBOURNE, March 5. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 6 March 1901
VICTORIA. \iFXROUVl\'E. March 5. Shipments oi gold by the Oruba to-day amounted to £10,000, consigned by the Orient Company. At n iiipptinir nf the Wpslevan conference to-day a motion submitted by Mr. II. Sug rlen 'that wherever practicable ministers should attend Sunday school sessions' was rejected. Cabinet decided to-day to place £1,500 at the disposal of the council ot the Work ing Men's College for fitting up workrooms in the institution which was built some months ago, but has so far been \itioe eupied owing to lack of fittings. The question of the observance of May 24 as a holiday was considered by Cabinet to-day, and it was decided that the birth day of the Duke of CornAvall and York, which falU on June 3, should be observed as a holiday in lieu of May 24.
OVERSEA SHIPPING. London, March 5. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 6 March 1901
OVERSEA SHIPPING. London, March 5. ARRIVALS. At London. — Tomoana, steamer, from Auckland December 6; Matatua, steamer, from Auckland December 13; Reigate, barque, from Albany October 3; Star of England, steamer, from Aueklaud, Decem ber 11; Denvent, ship, from Sydney Octo ber 7; Hugo Molenaar, ship, from Sydney September 13. At Hull.— Oak Branch, steamer, from Sydney January 3. At St. Nazaire. — Jeanne D'Arc, barque, from Port Pirie December 9. DEPARTURES.. - For Sydney.— Afric, steamer, from Lon don; Weimar, steamer, from Bremen; Wis conibe Park, ship, from Hamburg. For Brisbane.— Duke of Portland, steamer, from London. lror Melbourne.— Bechuana, steamer, from New York. For Auckland. — Paparoa, steamer, from 'London. For Port Chalmers.— Tokomaru, steamer, from' London. ? . . *
THE COMMONWEALTH. THE ROYAL VISIT, THE CORRECT MOURNING COSTUME. SYDNEY, March 5. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 6 March 1901
THE COMMONWEALTH. THE ROYAL VISIT, THE CORRECT MOURNING . - COSTUME. SYDNRY. 'Mareli 5 TJie uncertainty felt 'regarding the correct costume to be Avorn iu official and social circles during the visit of the Duke and Duchess of Cornwall and York was' settled to-day by the following message received from the Governor-General:— 'The King of England thinks officials should ivear full mourning, f. and the general public -half mourning, at receptions during the visit ot their Royal Hignnesses. 1 consider the term' 'official' to mean ladies and gentlemen belonging to the Government party.'
QUEENSCLIFFE RACES. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 6 March 1901
OIJEEN'SCLIFFE RAHRS The Kangaroo Island Racing Club held theif annual meeting on Saturday, March 2. Tlie wea ther was sultry, and the attendance -was aiot so ante as in previous years. The following are the results:— . ? ' Maidens, three-quarters of a mile.— W. BoScr's Mira. a Snelling's Warrigal. . ? v ? Ponies' Race, half-mile.— Wi Thomas's Lady Brassey, J. Hamilton's Kitten. . Cup, one and a half, miles.— YV. Chapman's Ves per, G. Barnes's Ladysraitlv C. SnelliDg's - Warri gal. ', . Hacks, one mile.— G. Barnes's Ladysmith, C. Snelling's Warrigal. ' . ? ' Farmers' Purse,' one and a quarter miles.— if. Chapman's Kathleen, W. Toseland's Union. Hurry-skurry, half-mile.— W.' Toseland's Union, P. Boxer's Doris. --.'.' . ? ? . Hurdles, one and three-quarter miles.— V. II. F Cook's Nigger, M. Chapman's Kathleen,. W. Hamil ton's Hazel. ? ' ? . ? v
SPORTING. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 6 March 1901
SPORTING. Nominations for the Southern Racing Club's annual meeting, to be held at Strath albyn on Saturday, March 30, close at Gor don's llacecourse Agency at 5-p.m., or with the secretary, Mr. S. J. Wfaitmore, Strath albyu. at half-past 8 p.m. to-day.