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ODDS AND ENDS. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 8 January 1900
ODDS AND ENDS. At Elandsla.agte (writes the London "Daily Telegraph" correspondent) the Devons had, gained the crest on its steeipest side, and the Goredons, with Mancheeters and Light Horse, were sweeping over its nearest ridge, when, to our astonishment, we heard the "Cease fire" and "Retire" sounded by buglers. It was difficult to account for them, but not so now, when- we know that the Boers had learned our bugle calls. In obedience to that sound the Go.rdons were beginning to fall back, when their boy bugler, saying, "Retire be d--!" rushed forward and blew a hasty charge, whereupon ranks closed up, and the victory of Elands laagte was won. Sir Redvers Buller has complimented the volunteer cycle despatch riders in Natal, whose smartness, he says,greatly facilitates the organisation of the cam paign. In Paris recently the police pulled down a number of placards posted up by students, inscribed with these words:-"Down with the English! Lon don is at the mercy of 20,000 resolute m...
THE CAUSES OF THE WAR. LETTER FROM THE REV. DR. STEWART, LOVEDALE. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 8 January 1900
THE CAUSES OF THE WAR. LETTER FROM THE REV. DR. STEWART, LOVEDALE. In a letter to "The Mission World" on the causes of the Transvaal war, Dr. Stewart, of Lovedale, the Modera tor of the Free: Church of Scotland, writes:-"The present is only an acute stage of a long existing condition, as everyone who is acquainted with the history of the past relations between Boer and Briton very well knows. I use the words Boer and Briton, and not Dutch and English--for I will never utter a word .or write a line on this subject without acknowledging the fact that' thelre are loyal, sensible, and brave Dutchmen in South Africa who clearly understand the great questions that lie at the bottom of this struggle. But these are greatly in the minority. The oldest and deepest root of this wide divergence of feeling may be found in the question of slavery - which denies to the black man the right of a human being. The great northern movement or trek followed immediately on the emancipation , of the slaves...
A VICTORIAN KILLED. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 8 January 1900
A VICTORIIAN KILLED. Mrs. T. Schultze, of Peel-street,Wind sor, has received a communication from Colonel Ricards, commanding the Grenadier Guards, confirming the death of her son, Henr'y Emil Schaltze, from wounds received at the battle of Bel mont on November 23. The young fellow, who was a splendid specimen of a Guardsman, standing 6ft. 4in., and weighing 16.0, was, says the "Argus," previous to going to Lon don, a member of the Permanent Ar tillery at Queenscliff, where he was known as Captain (now Major) Eddy's "baby."
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 8 January 1900
65 William-street, Launceston, Tasmania, February 4,-1898.' DR. J. C. AYER AND CO., Lowell, Mass., U.S.A. Gentlemen, I have used Ayer's Sarsaparilla occasion ally for the past two years. I find it aids digestion, tones up and invigorates the system, and creates a regular and natural action of the liver when it is sluggish and inactive. I am pleased to recommend it, as I have always obtained relief when I have used it. I have tried various other medicines, but none did me so much good as Ayer's Sarsaparilla. JOHN H. DOYLE. In future racurning enve'opes are not to be allowed to pass through the post in France. The reason given" by the postal authorities is that black-edged envelopes are easily tampered with. They can be opened, and if damaged in the process a little ink will restore the damage. Auction Bales. Wt T." BELL AND CO., LIMITED. W V FORTHCOMING SALES. NEWSTEAD--Fat and store stoek, every Tuesday, at 1 o'clock. MART-Property, every Monday. STORES-Sheep and furred skins, wool,...
COASTERS—INWARD. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 8 January 1900
COASTERS-INWVARD. Jan. 6-Wareatea, s., 460 tons, R. F.. Harris, master, from Strahan. Passen gers:-Saloon-Dr. Wilson, Mr. Doigo, Master Hollingsworth; and six in the steer age. Cargo--S50 bags silver ore, 53 empty casks, and a quantity of sundries. Jan. 6-Triumph, kt., 20 tons, A. Plum mer, from West Devonport, in ballast. Jan. .6-Dorset, s., 120 tons, W. Holy man, from the N.W. Coast ports. Pas sengers, 24. Cargo-6-40 bags tin ore, cattle, and sundries. Dorset, s., left Stanley at noon on Friday, called at Burnie, and arrived at Devonport at 9 p.m. Left at 9.30 a.m. on Saturday, entered Tamar Heads at noon, arriving at the cattle jetty at 3.50 p.m. She leaves for N.W. Coast ports at 7 p.m. to-day.
HUDDART-PARKER'S STEAMERS. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 8 January 1900
IHUDDART-PARKER'S STEAMDRS. Inward. - From Melbourne: - Friday, Coogoe, s., due at 11 a.m. From Sydney: -At Hobart-Friday, Moura, s., ex pected. From New Zealand:-At Hobart Friday, 26th, Zealandia, s., expected. Outward.-For Melbourne:-To-morro.w, Coogee, s., leaves at 10 a.m. from the wharf, and 3 p.m. from Rosevears (see advertise mcnt). From Hobart - Friday, 26th, Zealandia, s., loaves. For Sydney:-From Hobart-Saturday, Moura, s., leaves.
PUBLIC WORKS. HOBART, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 8 January 1900
PUBLIC WORKS. HOBART, Saturday. The following tenders have been ao cepted:--Road, Surges Bay to Esper ance, Clarke and Doyle, £52 Os 3d; road, Kimberley to Blackamoor, Knight and Dodd, £ 99 10s, and T. B. l'Mahon, £87 16s 3d; road, Whiteford to Woods dale, F. R. Allen, £73 11s Gd; repairs to police buildings, Waratah, William Batten, £112 13s Gd; erection of State school, North Launceston, J. and T. Gunn, £3034.
UNION COMPANY'S STEAMERS. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 8 January 1900
UNION COMPANY'S STEiAMERS. Inward.-From Melbourne:-Wednesday, Pateena, s., due at 8.30 a.m. At Devonport -Thursday, Penguin, a., due. At Hobart Friday, Mlonowai, s., due. From Sydney: Wednesday, 17th, Wakatipu, s., due at 4 p.m. At Hobart-To-day, Oonab, s., ex pected. From New Zealand:-At Hobart Friday, Tarawera, s., due. Outward. - For Melbourne:--Thursday, Pateena, s., leaves at 9 am.. from the wharf, and 3 p.m. from Rosevears (see advertise, ment). From H-obart-Friday, Tarawera, s., leaves. From Devonport-Monday, Penguin, s., leaves. For Sydney:-To. morrow, Walkatipu, s., Rleaves at 4 p.m. From Hobart-To-morrow, Oonah, s., leaves at 5 p.m. For New Zealand:-From Hobart--Friday, Monowai, s., leaves at 3 p.m.
INLAND WIRES. FATAL ACCIDENT. ST. MARY'S, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 8 January 1900
INLAND WIRES. WROM DUR OWN REIPORTERL) FATAL ACCIDENT. ST. MARY'S, Saturday. An inquest touching the death of G?eorge Cooper was held to-day in the Police Chambers, before Mr. H. G. Stieglitz, coroner, and the following jury:-M-essrs. Wm. M'Hugo (fore man), A. Lucas, M. Cullenan, C. Can nell, J. Smith, O. Oliver, and G. Tre thewey. After hearing the evidence the jury retired for a short period, and returned the following verdict:-"That George Cooper met his death by a gunshot wound accidentally inflicted by Frank Cooper." , ;'"n
SHIPPING. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 8 January 1900
SHIPPING High Water.-To-day, 6.17 a.m., 6.41 p.m. To-morrow, 7.7 a.m., 7.21 tp.m. Moon.-First quarter, to-day, 3h. 30min. 64sec. p.m. Full moon, 16th inst., 5h. 7min. 36soc. a.m. Last quarter, 24th inst., Sh. 5emln. 54sec. a.m. New moon, ?1st inst., 11h. 22mis. 36sec. a.m.
INWARDS. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 8 January 1900
INTWARDS. Jan.G-Wakatipu, s., 2000 tons, H. A. G. Morrisby, commander, from' Sydney via Eden. Passengers: - Saloon - Mesdaanes Lade and child, Dean, Hart, Kirklha.n and child, Hirsch and two children, Shute; Misses Dolan, Campbell, Massey, Pliu, Crompton; Messrs. Love, Roberts, F. Ewing, R. Packer, Twomey, A. K. Farrar, Hart, T. Bavin, H. W. D. Nardia,'Harring ton, Palmer, W. T. Wood, A. R. Woodhill and child, Hirsch, Brickwood, J. L. Purves; and 12 in the steerage. Jan. 7-Coogee, s., 1000 tons, F. Oarring ton, commander, from Melbourne. PeS senger~:-Saloon-Mesdames Dobbie, Raw iidig, Pulford, Marshall, Clark and two children, Seward, Michael, Robson, Orr, Seymour, Dickinson, Harcourt, Southwell and maid; Misses Harcourt, Dicker, Lan nock, Glassford, Orr, Seymore, Fowler (2), Ward, Jamieson, Robson, Lee, Carmody, Russell, Smith; Rev. Clark; Messrs. Dicker, .Michael, Southwell, Eddie, Dickinson, Fow ler, Goold, Church, Field, Harris, Darke, 'Waulass, Wolfe, Andrews (3), Seward, Hunte...
A HOT FIRE. THE ENEMY CHARGED. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 8 January 1900
A HOT FIRE. THE ENEMY CHARGED. The Boesas, however, contrived to keep up a hot fire with two Maxims and a couple of Vicker's quick-lirers. The firo at times was very heavy, and once under coy:er the enemy made a stand. The Teath Hussars and Horse Artil lery got round and threatened the Boer right flank, while the infantry poured in a disastrous firie, which was rapidl, demoralising the enemy. At nine o'clock the order to charge was given, and the Boer forces throw up the sponge and hastily withdrew in the direction of Colesberg, leaving the British victorious.
RECENT PATRIOTIC CONCERT. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 8 January 1900
RECENT PATRIOTIC CONCERT. Mr. R. M. Collins, who acted as honorary treasurer in connection with the recent concert organised on behalf of a fund to be utilised in connection with the Tasmanian contingent, for wards a copy of the balance-sheet, audited by Mr. G. E. Harrap. The turnstile returns were 1438, but the actual money taken at the doors and outside sales brought up the numbers to 1654. The net profit amounts to £76 3s Gd, this amount including the "Examiner" donation of printing, £8 18s 6d; Messrs. Coogan and Co.'s donation, hire of furniture, £1 10s; while the civic authorities gave the Albert Hall rent free. The total ex penses of the concert amounted to a little over £6. Following are the de tails:- Receipts. ,£ s. d. To cash at door ................. 33 9 0 ,, Tickets sold ............... 49 5 0 ,, "Examiner" donation ....... 8 18 6 ,,W. Coogan and Co.'s donation 1 10 0 £93 2 6 Disbursements. By "Daily Telegraph" account .. 3 15 6 ,, Corporation account (lighting) 1 11 0 ...
MOUNTED INFANTRY. HOBART, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 8 January 1900
MOUNITED INFANTRY. THOBART, Saturday. Lieutenant George Steward, who has been appointed enrolling ollicer of the mounted infantry corps which it is pro posed to establish, is losing no time in pushing on with the enrolment so far as it applies to the southern portion of the island. It is understood that in order to secure only the fittest men for this .service the enrolment will be of a provisional or probationary cha racter-that is to say, each man will have to perform twelve drills and fire a musketry course in order to qualify for actual enrolment. At least four of the drills will be mounted drills, at which the horses and riders will be inspected and tested. To those who pass and are finally enrolled the Government will sulply fre= a complete uniform, outfit, arms, .accoutrements, bridles, etc. All that will re main for members to provide will be the horses and saddles. The former must either be the property of the soldier, or proof must be forthcoming that no difficulty would b...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 8 January 1900
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NOTES ON THE CABLES. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 8 January 1900
NOTES ON THiSE CABLES. (By Rhodesian.) Giving little Mafeking the pride of place, we learn now that the armoured n train attack reported as having taken place on the 24th did not take place until the 26th. It would appear that the Boers have a strong cordon drawn round the north of Mafeking, and this will probably account for all or some of the enemy who have been with- n drawn, as ,we were informed, from Gaberones, and, in fact, from all the nbrthern parts. Perhaps this may also partly account for Colonel Plumer's inability to reach Mafeking. But this is merely conjecture, as we have had no intelligence to that effect; but neither have we received any explana tion. of his retreat to Macloutsie and Tuli. Again the Boers have shown their wonderful facility for acquiring infor mation with regard to the British movements, and their quickness in making a counter move. We learn that they doubled their forces in the night at the fort on the railway line, s and when the Mafeking men made a...
OUR "TOMMY ATKINS" FUND. "HE'S AN ABSENT-MINDED BEGGAR." 1535½ SHILLINGS RECEIVED. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 8 January 1900
OUR "TOMMY ATKINS" FUND. A "HE'S AN ABSENT-MINDED v BEGGAR." 1535½ SHILLINGS RECEIVED. 1 When you've shouted "Rule Britannia"- when you've sung "God Save the Queen"- Z Wheh you've finished killing Kruger' with your mouth \Will you kindly drop a shilling in my little tambourine For a gentleman in kharki ordered South? He's an absent-minded .beggar, and his weaknesses are great- But we and Paul must take him as we find him He is out on active service, wiping some thing off a slate And he's left a lot o' little things be hind him! Duke's son-cook's son--son of a hun 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! Country subscribers who would like to forward a contribution to the "Tommy Atkins" fund Gan pay the same to the local agents of the "Ex aminer," who, we. venture to hope, will take a list of the names and amounts and forward them an...
INLAND WIRES. DEATH OF A CLERGYMAN. REV. JOHN WILKES SIMMONS. HOBART, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 8 January 1900
INLAND WIRES. ]D D.1R OWN REPORTERBS.) DEATH OF A CLERGYMAN. REV. JOHN WILKES SIMMONS. HOBART, Saturday. That respected and veteran cleric, the Rev. John Wilkes Simmons, died to day. One who had the good fortune to enjoy a close intimacy with John Wilkes Simmons for a decade or two writes to the "Tasmanian News": One cannot call him a public man as public men are known in these days of high pressure. Still, he identified himself with many public schemes which carried, perhaps, more beneficial and enduring effects than many works which have been sounded by the trump of history. His philanthropy was as judicious as it was inexhaustible. Ever ready and willing to lend a powerful hand to move the wagon, he had the faculty of setting others to work, and inspiring them with part of that ac tivity which advanced years and fail ing health lately cut down to a mini mum. Retiring and diffident, quiet. and un assuming, manly as a man, and virtu ous as a minister of the Gospel, estim able alike...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 8 January 1900
MARRIAGES. HODKINSON—JAMES.—On the 1st Janu- ary, at Evandale, by the Rev. John Rus- sell, William Alexander, second son of John Hodkinson, to Amy Louisa, eldest daughter of Henry James, Westbury. DEATHS. BEAN.—On the 7th January, at the re- sidence of his son, Henry Bean, Long- ford, Robert Bean, in his 91st year. O'LEARY—On the 7th January, at her re- sidence, Queenstown, Westbury, Bridget, relict of the late Timothy O'Leary, aged 69 years. R.I.P. FUNERAL NOTICES. The funeral of the late Robert Bean will leave his son's residence on Tuesday, 9th inst., at 3.45, for Christ Church Cemetery. —WRIGHT, Undertaker. The funeral of the late Bridget O'Leary will leave her late residence on Monday (this day, at 2 o'clock.—J. J. JORDAN, Undertaker.