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THE COMMONWEALTH. THE MELBOURNE CELEBRATIONS. MELBOURNE, February 28. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 1 March 1901
THB COMMONWEALTH. . THE MELBOURNE CELEBBA* TI0N8.. MELBOURNE -Fdinurv 28.' At t conference between tbe Govern Dent Celebrations Committee and the Cele oration Committee appointed by the City. Council the following decision with regard I to invitations was arnvea at:— ' It Is Intended to invite a large number of re praenUUve citizen* of AuftnJU to be present at Ibe Melbourne function*. Their Excellencies the Governor-General and Udy liopetotm, frith their ?taff and hoowhold, and tbe Ueutenant-Gorentor ot Victoria, ataff, and household, will be in Mel bourne, aad U it hoped that mort of the Gover nors, UratenaBt-Ooveroon, or Administrators of Government. o( the Australian Slates and New Zealand will be able to be present, as well as the High CMnmisdooer of Western PacUe and the Go tenor of New Guinea, Sir Wilfrid Lsurier and the party from Canada, and other dlatintuiihed repre ?entatim. T\* invitation list wilfliidude Minis ter* of State and members of tbe Commonwealth Parliament abou...
COMMERCE AND FINANCE. London, February 27. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 1 March 1901
COMMERCE AND FINANCE. London, February 27. Breadstuns.— Tne visible supply of Ameri can wheat is estimated at 82,508,000 bushels, compared with 84,095,0u0 bushels a week ago. The cargo of Victorian wheat by tbe barque Ophelia, which left Melbourne on December 22, has been sold for 30/3 per qr. i Lead.— The price of lead is 1*14 7/6 per ton. Silver.— The price of bar silver to-day is 2i. 4 3-16d. per oz., on advance of id.
ART EXHIBITION AT NORWOOD. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 1 March 1901
ART EXHIBITION AT NORWOOD. * On Thursday afternoon at the Norwood Institute the Mayor of Kensington snd Norwood, Mr. J. H. Mattingiy, opened an exhibition ol pictures executed by the pupils of l'rofessor E. H. BaggsTs Norwood and Hindmarsh classes. There was a Urge and appreciative gathering. Tbe judges. Messrs. John White, Sydney Flint, Edward Davies, and G. Windall, expressed ? them selves in eulogistic terras of the high order of merit and the variety of work shown. The first prize for fruit and flowers (from nature) was won by Miss E. J. Peddy; the award for tbe best collection was secured by Miss B. Dwyer; the prize for marine study by Miss E. Penna; and boat for land scape Mi&s M. Bray. Tbe panel of flowers in imitation of Doulton ware, with hanging surtain for a background, was particularly noticeable for the technique and the ex cellent blending of the colours. The trans parency of the panel of azaleas and tbe na tural appearance of the study of sunflowers by Miss Lu...
A CLERGYMAN CANDIDATE. PERTH, February 28. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 1 March 1901
A CLERGYMAN CANDIDATE. PERTH. February 28. rue representative session of tbe Wes leyan Conference to-day carried the follow ing. resolution:— 'It bavins; been teported tn the' renresentative divimfm hv the na« toral session tbst tbe Rev. G. E. Whest'ev nad applied to be left without a circuit that he might accede to the request of o. large and influential number of tbe electors of FremanUe to stand for that const'*.uancy in the House of ^Representatives, and the pas toral session having under special circum stances asked Hie representative session for its opinion, the representative session, while expressing its sdherenceto the tr-neral nrin dole that ' members should devote them selves' to tbe immediate specific work of a minister, is of opinion that under these exceptional circumstance* no reasonaVe objection can be taken to granting the re quest.' . SYDNEY, February 28. Cabinet met to-day to confirm certain proposals of die Public Service Board as to regreding of officials in the...
THE Y.M.C.A. AND THE SOLDIERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 1 March 1901
TITO Y.M.C1. AND THE SOLDIERS. Tbe Y.M.OA: usueo 600 inyitotrons to the Imperial, troops for Thursday. The men freely availed themselves of the op portunity of inspecting, .the aMociatio/s rooms in Gawler place. Most of the ?fter noon wasjMssed a the library and gymca siom. ? They were regaied with afternoon tea. In the evening a short service was held. ' ? ._?
INTERVIEW WITH COLONEL WYNDHAM. IMPRESSIONS OF OUR SOLDIERS AND HORSES. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 1 March 1901
INTERVIEW WITH COLONEL ^ - WYNDHAM. IMPRESSIONS OF OUR SOLDIERS AND HORSES. Lieut-Col Wyndham, officer' commanding the Imperial troops, was In ecstasy over our hills when a reporter saw him at the Ade laide Club on Thursday evenins. He bad just returned from a drive' to Aldgatc. across to Marble Hill and down to the Auldana Vineyards, and he was enthusias tic in his praises of the beauty of the bills, of tbe grand panoramic view of the city, the plains, and the gully which was ob tained at ''the pinch,' and of the hospitable manner in which he and ms felkrw-offiecns bad been received at Marble Hill and U Auldana. 'What didjrou think of tbe reception yesterday? Were you satisfied f— 'Yea, perfectly; more than satisfied. The ar rangements could hardly have been better, and although tlie day was long and the neat awfully oppressive, I do not think tho men regretted taking part 1 can only hope that you Soutth Australians wcro satisfied -with us.' . 'What did you think of our local troop...
THE IMPERIAL TROOPS. LAST DAY IN ADELAIDE. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 1 March 1901
THE IMPERIAL TROOPS. LAST DAY IN ADELAIDE. . Tbe Britannic, which is conveying imt Imperial troops in their trip to AusaaUsw left Largs Bay for Western AnsUata'aa? 9'AVImJr ttiU mnrnnwr Tbe majority of the Imperial officers who woe not on duty were taken tor a drivo in the hills on Thursday. They were accom panied by many of the officers of the local iot.es. The party proceeded to AWgatc, and thence to Marble Hill, where they wcro entertained by His Excellency the Gover nor. On tic way homeward a call was made at the Anldana Vineyard, and a plea sant time waa spent there. in the evening the Imperial officer* were the guests of the naval and military officers' dab, a private dinner having been arranged in their honour. Dur ing the evening the Commandant of the local forces, Brigadier-General Gordon, took tbe opportunity to' propose 'The Imperial Officers.' The toast* was supported by Colonel Solomon, tbe president of the club; Commandant Cure, and the Chief Secre tary. Lieutenant-Col...
MURDER CASES IN NEW SOUTH WALES. A SENTENCE OF DEATH. SYDNEY, February 28. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 1 March 1901
MURDER OASES IN NEW SOUTH WALE8. A SENTENCE OF DEATH. ' ' ' SYDNEY. February 28. At tne uentrai urmriml Court to-day Emily May McDonald was charged with having murdered her infant daughter, Thelma Lanston. The accused, it waa mm. ed, wblie suffereing from mental distress owing tp differences with her relatives, poisoned the child with the beads of mat ches. .The jury returned a verdict of 'not guilty,' adding, 'We believe that at the time -the act was committed accused was irresponsible for her actions.' Mr. Act ing Justice Pring ordered the woman to be confined under observation until the plea sure of the Governor was known. Joseph Baker was again placed on bis trial to-day on a charge of having on Jan uary 7 wounded Michael Toomey, with in tent to murder him. Accused was tried on a similar charge on February 13, when the jury failed to agree. The jury to-day found the accused guilty, and strongly recom mended him to merry, on the ground of the fanciful wrong from which he was suf ...
THE RIVAL CABLES. MELBOURNE, February 28. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 1 March 1901
THE RIVAL CABLES. MELBOURNE. February 28. Ihe following oabic message reached the Premier this evening from the Agent General:— 'Referring to your cable mes sage of February 20. tibe Pacific fVAl* Board consider the agreement entered into between New South Wales and fthe Eastern Extension Telegraph Company prejudicial to the Pacific caQe. They intend to recom mend the Secretary of State for the Colonies that « conference of the Governments in terested should be held to discuss the effect of the agreement on the Pacific cable. As Agent-General only, may I suggest that I be authorized io see the Secretary of State for the Colonies, pointing out that Victoria mould be placed on the same footing with New South Wales, and therefore Victoria should be permitted the same concession as New South Wales enjoys, and in the event of tbe proposed conference being held the decision arrived at to apply to Victoria eomlly with New Soatii Wales.' The Pre mier hu not yet replied to the suggestion mad...
THE NEW STAR. DIMINISHING IN BRILLIANCY. London, February 28. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 1 March 1901
THE NEWSTAR DIMINISHING IN BRILLL\NOY. London. February 28. The keenest Interest has been excited throughout Europe and America by the sudden appearance of .the new star hi tbe constellation of Perseus, one of tbe groups situated north of the . xodlac. All tlie observatories in the northern hemisphere are closely watching the fresh arrival. The astronomers at the Yale and Lick Observatories in the United States' and the Coburg Observa tory hi Germany yesterday reported that the star, which lind been classed as of tbe first- magnitude, is now dimi nishing in brilliancy.
A CAREFUL SHIPMASTER. London, February 27. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 1 March 1901
A CAREFUL SHIPMASTER. London; February 27. A singular incident Is reported from San Francisco. During the prevalence of tbe fog in which the City of Bio dc Janeiro was wrecked, the. Oceanic liner Alamedo, 3,158 tons, arrived out side the Golden Gate from New Zea land. Captain Oterendorp decided not to venture into the harbour untn the fog had lifted, whereupon many of the passengers expressed their vexation at the delay. When the passengers of ter wards learned of tbe disaster to the City of Rio de Janeiro, they evinced their 'gratitude to' the shlpnVasier by presenting blm.wltka testimonial.
NEWFOUNDLAND. THE FRENCH SHORE PROBLEM. London, February 28. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 1 March 1901
NEWFOUNDLAND. THE FRENCH SHORE PROBLEM. London, February 2& The Legislative Council of New foundland yesterday agreed to the As sembly's resolution that the. modus vl vendi with France in regard to the French shore fisheries question should be renewed till December next /Seve- ral of the members declared that they would ' not consent to a further re newal. ? :-- ? .. ' ':?''.'-.''. ?-? Some English telegrapb_ppejatora wbo are employed on the French, '.-is- lands of Miquelob and St Pierre, which are situated off the south coast of New foundland, in connection with the sub marine cables which touch there, nave been notified that they must take tbe oath of allegiance to the French Re public or leave their posts. ?'This an nouncement bos occasioned much sur prise, since : neither of the islands, which together have -an area of 81 equare miles, is a naval or military base.
ESPERANCE LAND COMPANY. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 1 March 1901
ESPEftANCE LAND COMPANY. The third hilf-yetrl.T meeting mi held at the office of tbe Braenace land Company on Tbundar, February 23. The chairman ot director*. Mr. C. T. UsigraYe, jun., presided over a amall attendance. The director*, in their report, remarked :— 'Mr. McCarthy, in his report, which states he has *»» doubt that next ?won a BUI (or the conjunction of tbe Ekperanee-Nbneman Use will be ^ introduc ed.1 The directors consider that should tome of tbe proeat membem of tbe Western Australian Parliament be elected to the Federal Parliament, aa is very likely to be tbe caae. it if quite pot tiUe that tbe supporters of the above Bill may be in the majority.1' Tbe profit and lost account ?bowed that the receipts during the half-year had been £00, and tbe expenditure £38. The company has £67 in hand. On tbe motion of tbe chairman the report and balance sheet were adopted. Mr. Hnbert Gilet was re-elected a director, and Mr. W. 11 Hussey was elected an auditor.
THE PROFESSIONAL GOVERNOR AGAIN. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 1 March 1901
THE PROFESSIONAL GOVERNOR . ? ? A:GAIN.:*.;:' .??;:;:.-';-'*-: When the late Sir William 'Robinson stepped oh board the steamer in which he took his final departure from Aus-. tralia he is said to have exclaimed— 'Here goes the last of the professional Governors!' It was evident at' that time that the principal colonies of Australasia were looking to the House of Lords as the legitimate recruiting ground for vicegerents. On several oc casions distinct hints were given that, as one colony had been honoured with a peer as its political and social leader, there would be local disappoint ment unless other colonies were simi larly treated. Thus it seemed as if the .older class of trained colonial ad ministrators .? would be crowded out. There .was no .longer room for the re gular officials of the Colonial Depart ment— men who had served the rou tine apprenticeship to the profession of Governor, and had risen by gradual stages., At any rate, it was the accept ed- duty of th?- professional...
The Register ADELAIDE: FRIDAY, MARCH 1, 1901. THE CHINESE PUZZLE. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 1 March 1901
ADELAIDE: FRIDAY, MARCH 1, 1901. THE CHINESE PUZZLE. More than six months have elapsed since the Legations were rescued, and still the Chinese capital is in the occu- pation of the allies. There has been no lack of interchanges of opinion be- &nbsp; tween the Powers regarding the needs of the case, and China has not shown a want of appreciation of the gravity of the situation. Reams of paper &nbsp; must have been used in the negotia- tions; and Li Hung Chang and Prince Ching, the Chinese plenipotentiaries, have been courteous and submissive; yet for some reason or other things are not much more settled than they ap- peared to be at the start, and the outlook is exceedingly unsatisfactory. After all that has been said and done it is doubtful whether there is any real agreement between the allies regarding the practical interpretations of the more important of the 12 articles of the famous joint note which was originally meant to constitute an ultimatum; certainly ther...