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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Townsville Daily Bulletin — 10 July 1907
'TJ & AIj ±j A' CEYLON TEA. Packed only from the Choicest Leaf. Only one grade. Procurable from all Grocers. ARTHUR J. WMKIilt (Late Clark and Roblnaon), 3HAREBROKER. (M«ruber Stock Exchange of Adelaide.) jiROOICMAN'S BUILDINO. ADELAIDE London, Kalgoorlle, P-=ith, Melbourne. Sydnoy, Ballirat, Hendlgo, Charters Towers, Broken Hill. Telegraphic Address—' CYANIDE.' Adelaide. Special Advertisements. T^-ORWICH AND LONDON ACCIDENT INSURANCE ASSOCIA TION (Established over DO years.) Insure your Risks with this Company. Workers' Compensation, Gutior.il Accident and Sickness, Fidelity Guarantees, Plate Glass, etc. G. II. l'RITCHARD, J. S. LOVE, Local Directors. H. B. MARKS, Agent, Flinders-street, Townavllle. TS I H K INSURANCE. ?SCOTTISH UNION AND NATIONAL INSURANCE CO. Assets exceed £5,000,000. CALEDONIAN INSURANCE CO. (The oldest Scottish Fire Ofllce.) Liberal Conditions. Prompt Settlement of Claims. J. S. LOVE, Local Director. M. GORDON, Agent at Townnvllle. TT7 MOFFL1N AND CO., ...
STRANDING OF THE PYRAMUS. COURT-MARTIAL IN SYDNEY. SYDNEY, July 9. [Newspaper Article] — Townsville Daily Bulletin — 10 July 1907
STRANDING OF THE PYRAMIDS. COURT-MARTIAL IN SYDNEY. (By Telegraph.) SYDNKV, July «. A court-martial wad held on board H.M.S. Encounter to-day to inquire Into the circumstances of the stranding of the Pyramus on Juno 23 on C Iteef, off the Qucenslnnd coast. George F. Colllnswond, gunner, who was officer of the watch at the time of the accident, was the prisoner. Commander Fitzmaurlce, of the Py ramns, slated thnt v.iicn !ie went he low at 8.45 he was quite satisfied the ship was on a safe course. C Reef was on the port bow, and If the course had been kept the ship would have cleared the reef by eight cables, and would have run on about IB miles. Lfeut. Hurst said before he left the bridge en the morning watch he pointed out the position on the chart to prisoner, showed him the nearest danger and how to avoid It, and told him to keep to starboard If necessary. The nearest danger ne referred to was C Beet beacon, it was not possible for the ship to ground where she bid on the course is...
HUMORS OF LONDON CABBIES. [Newspaper Article] — Townsville Daily Bulletin — 10 July 1907
HUMOUS OF T.ONDON CABBIES. One ot the strongest objections to the Introduction of the taxi meter in lxmclcn was that the cabman would be deprived of any op portunity lu Oisiilay his choice selec tion ot language and skill In humorous repartee. Some of the hansom frater nity, of course, have no sense of humor, but the majority are decidedly facetious. Here are some examples of witty and sarcastic 'cabbylsms.' To apreehite them properly it must be un derstood that the fare has offered a single shilling in payment for a ride jusl iviihin the two mile limit:— 'Aps you quite sure you can spare this?' remarks the cabby with a bump of humo.'. 'D'ye think you'll be able t- rub along on the other IS till next Friday? It's Roin' the pace you know.' 'If you'll take my tip, guv'nor,' runs another form of gentle reproach, 'you'll go and see a hoculist. You 'ailed this bus by mistake. You wants a red or green, or yellow 'bus — black ain't in your line at all.' 'Thank yer, guv'nr,' says another ca...
SIR SPENCER WALPOLE DEAD. LONDON, July 9. [Newspaper Article] — Townsville Daily Bulletin — 10 July 1907
SIR SPEN'CEn WALPOLE DEAD. LONDON, July 9. The dr-ath of Sir Spencer Walpole Is announced. [Sir Spencer Walpole, K.C.B., born February C, 1R'9, eldest son of Right Hon. Spencer Horatio Walpole (died 1MW), educated at liton, was clerk In the War Office, 1S5S; Inspector of Fish eries, 1SC7; Lleut.-Governor of the Isle of Man, 1SS2; secretary to the Post Office, 1893-99. Publications : ' History of England from 1815;' ' Life of Right Hon. Spencer Walpole,' ' Life of Lord John Hussell,' ' The Electorate and the Legislature,' ' Foreign Relations ' (both in English citizen series), ' The Land of Home Rule,' ' History of 25 Years,' vols. I. and II., 1904.1 .
CAIRNS STOCK EXCHANGE. CAIRNS, July 9. [Newspaper Article] — Townsville Daily Bulletin — 10 July 1907
CAIRNS STOCK EXCHANGE, (By Telegraph.) CAIP.NS, Julv 9. Tho following were to-dav's quota tions : — Chlllagoe, paid, b 8s 9d s 9s 3d; Mun cana. b Us s 11s 3d; O.K.. b £p 3d * 9s 7d; Mount Molloy, b 19s 4d r. 20s un; Sweet William, e £6; ChlllasoeRmd' go're b £14 s £ir. Bs; Endeavor and Les lie, b' £8 10s s £9 10s; Vulcan, b 7s 10d s Ss 3d; Stannary Hills, b Bs r.d b 5s 8d; Smith's Creek. l- 6s 9d r 9s lOd; Dal zlell's, b 4s lid s Bs 3d; Gilmore, b 7s 3d s 7s 6d; Mitchell River Sold and Anti mony, B 7s 3d; Durham Consols, b 3s iOd 8 is 3d. ' Sales. O.K. at 9s Bd; Dalzlell's at Ds 2d and Es Sd. ?
MOUNT MOLLOY REPORT. IRVINEBANK, July 9. [Newspaper Article] — Townsville Daily Bulletin — 10 July 1907
MOl'XT MOLLOY itnrOKT. (Bv Telejrranh.) IP.VINEUANK. July »? Tho manager of Mount Molloy re ports for the lortnisht endlni; Sth July:— Furnace workel 234 hours, and smoltod «R7 tons of the comp.-.nv's °'p. and S8 tons purchased ore. Also a quantity of mat to containing 9 l»ns metal Tho total output was « tons bllslor cniocr. Snulting oDoriilions have boon sus pended owing to shortage of ironstone duo to transrort difflcultios.
THE WEATHER. COLD WEATHER IN N.S. WALES. SYDNEY, July 9. [Newspaper Article] — Townsville Daily Bulletin — 10 July 1907
THE WEATHER. COLD WEATHER IN N.S. WALES. (By Telegraph.) SYDNEY, July 9. Intensely cold weather has been ex perlnicod in the country. The tem perature was as low as 11 decrees on Sunday nlzht. j 'Then you have never had educa tional advantages?' said a good wo man to a small boy. 'No, marm, not as I knows of. I've had alryslpllas. If what you said Is wors'n that, I don't want to ketch it.' Ethel (from the motor) : 'What ia the trouble, Harry?' Harry (from b« neath) : 'I'm afraid the boiler's burnt out.' Ethel: 'Well, never mind. It doesn't show, does It!' Housewives should always asK toe Jones' IXL Jams, because they are tha very best on the markets.* SARAMA can be applied with safety to the youngest babe, allays Irritation healing and antiseptic.
NEW SOUTH WALES EXPLANATION BY THE PREMIER. SYDNEY, July 9. [Newspaper Article] — Townsville Daily Bulletin — 10 July 1907
HEW SSiiTii WALES EXPLANATION MY T1II2 PREMIER. (P.y Telegraph.) SYDNEY. July 9. in \n-- Assomnly |:isi niKlit. under. covr of a pei-sonal explanation, tho Premier (Mr Carrullicir.) replied to tlie e-harKi-n ma-!e by Mr Gai Jiner on Fri day last. Ilia reply «;i;, an effective .me, and was supported by document ary evidence. It appeared that, on a I in vious occasion when referring to some land transactions, the Premier inixqUMkd the dates, lie showed that it was not repealed, and that no evil would result.
IN SEARCH OF LAND. BRISBANE, July 9. [Newspaper Article] — Townsville Daily Bulletin — 10 July 1907
IN SEARCH OF LAND. (By Teiograpi' BRISBANE, July 3. .steamers which arrived this week from southern ports brought a large number nf farmers in search of land. -iii Monday about SO passes were-lssnpd by llie ('?nvornment to men svho de sired to inspect land and about 20 others went out to-day. Most ot the men came from Victoria, and some froni New South Wales. Fnr the most part they are nf a line type and some have considerable capital. A group has now been formed of British farm ers to take up ten portions of land set apart for them In the Bell district.
THE WANING CRESCENT. [Newspaper Article] — Townsville Daily Bulletin — 10 July 1907
THE WANING CRESCENT. The arrangement come to by Great Britain, France and Spain for the maintenance of the integrity of Northern Africa will have a greater effect than checking Germany in any dreams of conquest It will lessen the Sultan's influence, such as it is, In that part of Africa where it exists, and more especially in Egypt, the British title In which grows with every ad vance in Anglo-French friendship. The Sultan's power, were it not for the re ligious side, would of course have perished earlier, for that obstacle out o£ the way and England might turn the Khedive into a vassal in every sense, which theoretically be cannot be while the Sultan is his 'overlord.' Never was a country so strangely held as historic Egypt, which owes al legiance to Turkey and Is yet virtually under British rule, while its policy has to be directed to suit a number of com mercial interests. Only here, too, is the British Crown in actual business, selling a. utility to all who are willing to buy, a...
PLAYING CARDS. [Newspaper Article] — Townsville Daily Bulletin — 10 July 1907
PLATING CAUDS. j| Very few card players l;now any thing of the history ot live images on their cards. The French are .'jelloveil to be the first people iniSurope to uS3 playing-cards, and, as first made, cards were supposed to represent the different classes of persons iki the kingdom. The 'hearts' wene the ecclesiastics, or chcirmen, and rairly cards of thiB suit had a cope which somewhat resembled the heart In form. The figure we call a 'spade1' was originally a plkehead, and typified the soldiers and noblUty. The 'diamond' was reallv a stone to represent the artisan class; while the farmeDS were ' symbolised by the trefoil or clovter leaf, called by us a 'club.' The lour kings were originally David, Alexander. Caesar, and Charlemagne, representing the four great monarchies; while the Queens were Arglve, Esther, 'Judith, and Pallas, typical ot birth, piety, fortitude, and wisdom. The lenaves Were either knishts or servants to knights, but It is thought the former, because on cards...
White Wages on the Band [Newspaper Article] — Townsville Daily Bulletin — 10 July 1907
White Wages on tho Band The Johannesburg correspondent of 'The Times' says:— At the arescnt moment the whito miners on the Rand are practically a privileged caste. They have been al most exclusively confined in the past to immigrant Englishmen, principally from Cornwall. Their earnings aro enormous. The official wage bill of the particular men among whom the strike originated shows that the aver age rate paid during March was equal to nearly £700 a year, while the highest rate paid was equal to close on £1300. The wages paid in some mines show a still higher total in individual cases. In return for these wages the work done is almost entirely that of com paratively easy supervision. Even taking into consideration the inevit able risks to life and health involved in any underground operations, it is safe to say that nowhere would any similar class of men be so well off. Tho question of pay has hardly been raised in the prcs?nt controversy. Its real origin Is partly the ordinary trade...
The Copper Position [Newspaper Article] — Townsville Daily Bulletin — 10 July 1907
The Cooper Position The latest number of the New York 'Engineering and Mining Journal' has the following with reference to the copper position : — 'The statistical position of copper is still apparently strong. During the first quarter of this yoar there was probably no increase in production. iCn the other hand, the exports de creased, leaving more copper available for domestic consumption. It is highly doubtful it there were any in creases In tha consumption during the first quarter of the year. Tho in eivaso in 1906 was greatly exaggerated. Instead of the 20 per cent, increase, which was commonly talked about, the, actual consumption, about G00,000,0001b, showed a gain of only about 7.7 per cent, over 1905. However, the pmStzr tion in North America having shown an increase of less than five per cent, and the year having begun without any stock to speak of, a great increase in pries was inevitable, although, as in all cases where calm judgment Is left behind, tho anxiety of consum...
NEW SOUTH WALES. SYDNEY, July 9. [Newspaper Article] — Townsville Daily Bulletin — 10 July 1907
NEW SOUTH WALES. SYDNEY. July ». All the new wharves in Sydney Har bor have been made rat-proof. The old ones ire being dealt with similarly as exnedltiousiy as possible. At Dar ling Harbor 78V. ft. oC waier-iront ...' been concreted, and 1915ft. are in hand, and 1600ft. more are projected. Another wild animal scare has taken place, this time in the Wellington dis trict Some nf the residents are conn dent that a tiger is roaming about, and losses of sheep at Stuart Town and Lincoln are -attributed to its voracious appetite. Several persons have seen a tiger or some animal which they take to be a tiger. A land owner has of fered a reward of £50 for the tiger, dead or alive.
INTERSTATE. QUEENSLAND. RICHMOND, July 9. [Newspaper Article] — Townsville Daily Bulletin — 10 July 1907
INTERSTATE, (By Telegraph.) .(From Our Correspondents.'/ QUEENSLAND. N HICHWONiJ, Jill; II. Drover T. w. Ord aassed this morn ing in charge of 1C00 Forest Home cows en route to Charleville, Q.M.I2. owners. Cobb and Company's couch coasuil starling from Richmond on Saturday. The mail now leaves by train for Julia Creek, then is taken hy coach on to Cloncurry. A bi-weekly train s-;r- vice has been arranged between Rich mond and Julia Creek for the conveni ence of travellers. Another lot of men arrived by train last night for employment on the Clon curry line. This gans so on to tin Cloncurry end of the vork, and will be engaged on cuttings about elchtee-i miles this side of that to-.vn. At Cambridge Downs an-I Carrar shearing sheds work in Koing along smoothly. The f rst load of the forme! cllp arrived at Carrar sonur yestenliiy. FOR1}- DOUGLAS, July !). A younc man named Gordon fell into a subsldcr at the Mossinan Cen tral Sugar Mill tills afternoon and sus tained serious injuries. H...