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RESUMED COMMAND.. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 9 December 1907
RESUMED COMMAND.. Captain William Knight, who ¡has just concluded . a well-earned holiday resumed' command of the .Yongala in Sydney lust Saturday weeli. The popular officer who berthed his Messe' alongside the wharf here at an carly hour yesterday, reports an uneventful' voyage up the coast, fresh winds -pim pleasant weather being experienced throughout. Since her last trip to Cairns the Yongala has undergone an. extensive .overhaul in Sydney being cleaned and painted throughout.
FROM NEW GUINEA. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 9 December 1907
FROM NEW GUINEA. Amongst the passengers by the Wc ¿longa on Saturday from Cooktown wns Mr. L. Armstrong, Inspector for Burns Philp & Co. Ltd., who hus ^becn^pruaq,'dfficinlvisit to ' tho Ktw Guinea^ branches% ;" MrV Armstrong re- ports that tho ïsland at . present is flourishing! and a- fair amount of trade 5s heing done. The inspector left on Saturday night .ty thc Wodonga for tho South where 'he will spend the Christmas holidays after a very protracted absence' from home.
DEPARTING CANE-CUTTERS. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 9 December 1907
DEPLETING CANE-CUTTERS. ^A somewhat deplorable scene oc ; curred alongside Burns Philp & Co.'s wharf on Saturday night prior to the ? departure of the Wodonga. The steerage- portion of thc vessel was crowded, ¡ind amongst the throng were a number of cane-cutters who had been indulging freely in li- quor. Several of their mates were present to_ see them oft, and the frantic &lt;*fïs ohd shouts emitted could onl.ybe likened to drunken in- sanity jn a Virulent form. Two or three mounted the deck of the vessel .and called for cheers for a "White Australia" which were lustily Riven, after which a long diatribe ensued on the question of burnt cane, and tho alleged tyranny of the farmers. Bn.d language was freely used, and seve- ral fights were only narrowly «verted Such occurrences, however, are not pf frequent occurrence in Cairns, awl should tho same class of men re- turn next season to engage in simi-~ lar work, |t is hoped measures will be taken to preserve that order ...
RETURNED FROM TOWNSVILLE. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 9 December 1907
JlETüE-NED FROM TOWNSVILLE. Mr- Ot SfcrattmaO, Chairman of tile .Barron Shire Council., wag'a passen- ger from Townsville by thc Yongala yesterday. During his stay in the Northern oj ty Mr. Strattman was . shown round by tho Maypr (Mr. V, -Minehan), and a visit was also paid to the botanical gardens. When questioned as to the prospect of min- ing in his' district, the visitor stated that a miner named Dunn represent- ing an Irish syndicate, is Binkine; a shaft in the neighborhood to cut a reef which on thc surface, gives good indications of cold. Tho syndicate employs six men, but so far had not intercepted the reef. At the Tinaroo tin field some 30 or -IO men -are cn ? gaged in sluicing, and bringing in w average to Mareeba from one tQ two. bags pf metal per fprtnitrht. The field was situate some 16 miles from Mareeba. The old Thornborough Wolfram 'Camp still found employ- ment for a few good hands, and few men were getting stneellte WK
MOSSMAN LITIGATION. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 9 December 1907
MOSSMAN LITIGATION. Mr. T. G. Grant. P.M., leaves by the steamer Lass o' Gowrie this mor- ning for Fort Douglas on his month- ly visit to the latter \ place anil Mossman. A fair number of eases are set down for hearing anti Mr. A. H. Hartley, solicitor, is also attend- ing, having been engaged, for the pro sedition in some cases in which a number of cane cutters aro the plaintiffs.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 9 December 1907
Tho wholo of tho . Christian world will shortly bo extending the hand bf friendship, peace and good- will and wishing all and sundry THE COMPIJilENTS OF THE SEASON., Tho giving and receiving : of appropriate and Sea sonable Gifts will be the order of the day, and ' to those seekers after thc new-the beautiful-tho ? inexpensive- and useful, ouç present complete « showing of Chrstmas Gifts will come os a reve . lation of completeness. We' say truthfully that, wo have nover before *~ ". - opened up such, exemisit jewellery Goods -:- Tho whole bf our Show Cases and Windows -~~-- simply scintillate with Bright and New ," -_- , ." CHBJSTÍLAS GIFT IDEAS. ..'.i ,* Wo can flt your fancy and your ppeket. --?-~A visit- of inspection in no" way commits you to --'?--a Purchase i t . ' .? COME ! R. J. Overland, High Grade Watchmaker and Jeweller, ABBOTT STREET, CAIRNS.
THE CLONCURRY EXTENSION. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 9 December 1907
THE CLiONUUUÄY EXTEN- SION. ",', -Tho CHM -fSnglnogr lor.; '"EUUlw»arn&lt;,?i î ¿"Mr.- Tagan,'*\?wr expected, ""it0 Mr iva " in,.Townsville Jost night by the Bin- J ' gera ami*leavo this morning for tho Cloncusry extension which is just ap- proaching completion. The resident engineer is said to bo unwell and de tirous of being, relieved, so it is pro- bable Mr. Pagan will be present when the roils run into Cloncurry.. lt .will be remembered that it is only a few weeks ago since Mr. Munro who supervised the greater part of tho work on thc extension was com pelled to go south to recuperate..
CROQUET REUNION. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 9 December 1907
'CBOQUET líEüíílONj I Thc ûual reunion cf tua Colins Croquet Club took place ou Saturday afternoon when Mrs. lainey^ Presi- dent of thu Townsville Club, waa*, amongst those present., A largo number of games wer o played and a Pheasant time generally spent. Prior, to the close of the afternoon, Hrs.. Fairley presented Ino Club .with a trophy to bo played for next season. Thc re-luying of the lawn is being .prceecded with qjiickly and tho Club. hoiHs to-have everything in order, again before lonpr.
THE NAVAL TROUBLE. LOADON, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 9 December 1907
THE NAVAli TROUBLE. LO ADONV: Saturday.. Lord Elgin,. Secretary &lt; of State, iori thc Colonies, has, according to' thc "Daily News" offered to-assist Natal; in connection with the Zululand; trouble, if he be allowed to have a voicd in controlling 'tho situation. The Government of Natal, however,; preferred to appeal to thc Trans-' raal, and Cai» Colony,. which arc: both willing to assist in restoring order among the Zulus.! - ....... i
DEFENDING THE LORDS. LONDON, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 9 December 1907
DEFENDING THE LORDS. LONDON, Saturday. Lord .Lansdowne, speaking at Shef- field, ridiculed the idea of the House of Lords being an intolerable, and pernicious anachronism.. Though he' was aware it was not perfectly or- ganised for purposes of legislation, there'might be an improvement j f thu experienced Peers who. now did most ot tho revision work were assisted by other Peers, chosen "in. a different and less haphazard fashion, than at present. ;