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SCENE ON THE WARRIGAL. A GERMAN FOUND CONCEALED. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 9 January 1900
SCENE ON THE WARRIGAL. A GERMAN FOUND CONCEALED. When the police received the com munication from Sydney stating that Mr. Crockett, of Leichhardt, desired his son to' be taken from the Warrigal, Detective Thompson proceeded to the boat and announced his business. The troops good-humouredly offered to as sist in the search, but the detective had grave doubts as to their sincerity. The boy had (states the "Argus")estabhlished himself as a favourite on board, and it appears extremely likely that some trooper warned him that he was in danger of being taken ashore. Every part of the ship was searched, and the boy was not found, and the detective was forced to return to the city discom fited. On Thursday morning he re turned to the boat, and in overhauling some straw in the forehold he came across another stowaway-a grown man of about 35, with a long fair mous tache, and a German accent, which made the soldiers anxious to get him off the ship as speedily as possible. No action was taken a...
DEATH OF A LAUNCESTONIAN. IN THE BATTLE OF BELMONT. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 9 January 1900
DEATH OF A LAUNCESTOGNIAN. IN THE BATTLE OP BELMONT. In a recent list of British soldiers killed and wounded in the battle of Bel mont, published' by "Lloyd's," appears the name of Private R. Perkins, a former resident of this city, who fell on the field. Deceased, who was a fine, soldierly-looking fellow, was only 26 years of age. HIe was attached to D Company of the First Scots Guards. Mr. Perkins, whose parents still reside in this city, joined the headquarters company, Second Battalion, in Laun ceston on June 19, 3894, and obtained his discharge on May 22, 1896, pro ceeding shortly after to South Africa. Deceased's father is in the employ of Messrs. C. H. Smith and Co., and, needless to say, he has been the recipient of numerous messages of con dolence.
A WARRIGAL STOWAWAY. ARREST OF A SYDNEY BOY. DETERMINED TO FIGHT THE BOERS. HIS FATHER INTERVENES. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 9 January 1900
A WARRIGAL STOWAWAY. ARREST OF A SYDNEY BOY. DETERMINED TO FIGHT THE BOERS, HIS FATHER INTERVENES. Henry Crockett was chagrined, but not dismayed, as he stood four feet six above the floor of the City Court, Mel bourne, on Thursday. He glanced resentfully at Sergeant Eason, the court orderly, when he said, "Stand there, my boy," and was positively en raged when the same official told the whole court-full of grown-up men and women-that he was "charged with being a neglected child." Henry Crockett did not like the idea of being called a child. He was 14 last birthday, he proudly informed the Bench, but his feeliugs towards Ser geant Eason changed completely when the latter explained "The boy was going to the war, your worships. He came over with the New South Wales contingent, but his father objects." Detective Thompson then entered the witness-box. "A telegram was received yesterday," he said, "asking that the steamer Warragal should be searched, as this lad was supposed to have stow...
THE WEATHER. DEVONPORT, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 9 January 1900
T ..'IHE W ATER DEVONPORT, Monday. Welcome raini commenced to fall on Saturday night, and lasted the greater part. of Sunday. It will greatly benefit the farmers, especially the potato crops. The weather to-day was perfect-bright skies, and the heat tempeired by a gentle sea breeze. QU'EENSrOWN, Monday. The weather is again fine, but cold. SYDNTEY, Monday. Rain fell again last night and to-day.
LITERATURE. NOTES ON NEW BOOKS. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 9 January 1900
LITERATURE. I NOTES ON NEW BOOKS. MAOMILLAN'S AUSTRALASIAN READERS. Books III. and IV. Lon 'don: Macmillan and Co.-These are two of the more advanced' of a series of lesson books for Australian. youth, which compare favourably in every respect with any similar educational books in use in the United Kingdom. The lessons are adapted for scholars of varying attainments, and the com pilers have wisely selected subjects of Australasian interest in regard to exploration, natural history, social and political matters, poetry, etc. The books admirably fulfil their design, and doubtless they will be adopted by all the colonies for their respective State-schools. THE GENTLE ART OF GOOD TALKING, by Beatrice Knollys. Lon don: James Bo'wden.-Cowper tells us that "Conversation, in its better part, may be esteemed a gift, and not an art;" and he truly adds that "talking is not always to converse." But here we have "a lady who undertakes to teach us how to talk and converse well, and surely none wi...
RIFLE SHOOTING. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 9 January 1900
RIFLE SIOOTING. The second competition for Al series of the G.R:C. waisfired on Wednesday and Saturday last. Following are the scores: 300 500 600 Yl.yds.yds.Hp. TI. Private J. Frost ......:.26..23..31:. 7-87 Private J. M'Ivor ........24..27. .23..10--81 Captain C. J. L. Smith ..25..23..24..10-82 Sergeant W. Bain ..... .29..27..25..sc--81 Private G. West .......;25..30..15..10-80 Gunner W. J. W'Elwee ..27..26..26..sc-79 Private F. W. Earle .....24. .27..22.. 6-79 Sergeant J. Cameron ....20..26..21..10-77 Colour-Sergt. "W. Howe ..25..25. .20.. 5-75 Sergeant A. Carter .....22..20..17..15-74 Sergeant F. A. Claridge . .25..22..21.. 5-73 Gunner WV. Tynan .......22..22..19.. 1-64 Mr. G. Nicholas .........24.. 9..14..15-62 C series on Wednesday and Saturday next.
ATHLETICS. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 9 January 1900
.ATHLETICS. In another column it is notified that the forthcoming entries for the City Cycling Club's. anniversary meet has been ex tended till Friday. This has been done so as to give country and visiting athletes a- chance of entering.
COMMERCIAL. ROLPH AND YOUNG. Accountants and Trade Assignoos, etc., A.M.P., Society Chambers. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 9 January 1900
ROLPH AND YOUNG. Accountants and Trado Assignoog, ito., A.M.P.. Society Chambers. The steamer Mokoia landed at Sydney on Wednesday from. New Zealand, among other cargo, 1563 sacks oats, 670 sacks malt, 1869 sacks bran, and 3569 sacks of other pro duce.
CUSTOMS RETURNS. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 9 January 1900
CUSTOMS RETVRNS, The following are the Customs returns at Launceston for the week ended Saturday, January 6, 1900: £. a. d. Spirits .......................... 431 19 1 Tobacco ...................... 503 16 0 Other goods ................... 1193 15 5 W harfage ...................... 73 5 5 Light dues .................... 3 11 0 Harbour dues ................. 9 7 0 Bond rents and charges ........ 4 16 7 Total .................. £ 2220 11 0 Compared with £19S8 16s for the corre sponding period last year. Customs receipts at Hobart for the week ended Saturday totalled £3426 8s 9d.
CRICKET. CONSULT A. W. BIRCHALL AND SONS FOR CRICKET MATERIAL. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 9 January 1900
CRHICUiET. CONSULT A. W. BIRCHALL AND SONS FOR CRICKET MATERIAL. A weak team from the Saddlers visited King's Meadows on Saturday, and were defeated by 142 runs. The Saddlers batted first, but were all dis posed of for the small total of 36 runs, L. Sturgess and Robertson, 11 each, being the double figure scorers, whilst the Meadows' bowling was done by W. Tattersall, three for 6; R. Machen, three for 11; G. Barnes, two for 8; and H. Pilbeam, one for 9. The Meadows passed the Saddlers' score without losing a wicket, but continued batting, and the total reached was 178; H. Pillbeam 61, A. Tattersall 34, R. Burke 25, A. Wilkes 19, R. Machen 15, and H. Knight 17 not out, making the bulk of the runs. The wickets were divided between A. Binet, three for 40; Ralph, two for 27; and Sturgess, one for 35.
INTERCOLONIAL ITEMS. MELBOURNE, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 9 January 1900
INTERCOZLONIAL ITEMS. M?iLBOURNE, Monday. It is understood the price paid for Dewey by Glasscock Bros. was 2000 guineas. The entries for the Newmarket Handicap total 85, Australianr Cup 51, Oalkleigh Plate and Purse 104. SYDNEY, Monday. At a special meeting of the A.J.C. to day it was decided to obtain new offices at a cost not exceeding £10,000.
TASMANIAN TURF CLUB. NOMINATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 9 January 1900
TAS3IANIAN TURF CLUII. NOMINATIONS. Launceston Cup.-Larissa, Jimmy Quiff, Ashton, Timbrel, Alborak, E?change, Waternymph, The Sirdar, The Merry Boy, Palestine, Loch Leigh, Eiridsdale, Trendle, Guardsman, Mora, Paul Pry, Avalon, Trent, Ascot, Flintlock, Kawana, Carlotus, Alber ton, Sedge. T.T.C. Handicap. - Larissa, Marcella, Jimmy Quiff, Timbrel, Alborak, Exchange, The Sirdar, Palestine, The Merry Boy, Loch Leigh, Eiridsdale, Trendle, Guards man, Royal Purple, Paul Pry, Avalon, Trent, Ascot, Flintlock, Kawana.
COMMERCIAL TELEGRAMS. SYDNEY, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 9 January 1900
COMMERCIAL TELEGRAMS. SYDNEY, Monday. Wheat is rather firmer at 2s Gd to 2s /,d. Shippers are competing against the millers. Flour-£6 Is to £6s 10s for new; £6 ]5s to £7 for old. Oats, 2s Gd to 26 6Md; chiclfwheat, 2s 3ý/d to 2s 4',d. Chaff-Importcd, £2 15s to £3 10s; local, £2 15s to £4. Lucerne, £2 10s to £2 15s; straw, £2 5s; potatoes, £2 to £2 10s. Onions-Local, £2 to £2 15s; Vic torian, £3 5s. MIELBOURNIE, Monday. Wheat is strong at 2s Sd to 2s 8%d, with good business. Flour is in good demand and active up to £6 5s. Al gerian oats are firmer at is lid to 2s, with better local enquiry and improved export demand. Chaff is firm up to 50s. Po tatoes are quiet at 27s Gd, and onions steady at 45s.
TASMANIAN RACING CLUB. CUP, WILSON AND TATTERSALL STAKES. HOBART, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 9 January 1900
TASLANIAN RIACING CLUB. CUP, WILSON. AND TATTEHRSALL STAKES. HOBART, Monday. The following nominations were received to-day in connection with the summcer meeting at Elwick out February 13, .14, and 10: HOBART CUP, Of 325 sovs. 14 .miles. Loch Leigh The Sirdar Mora Waternymph Eiridsdalo The Merry Boy Trendle Carlotus Fidelis Sedge Bombadier . Paul Pry Ashton Trent Guardsman Ascot Larissa Flintlock Timbrel Kawana Alborak Alberton WILSON STAKES, Of 110 sovs. 1% miles. Loch Leigh Alborak The Seaman The Sirdar Royal Purple Palestine Eiridsdale Carlotus Trendle Sedge Grandee Paul Pry Ashtoft Trent Guardsman Ascot Larissa Flintlock Timbrel Kawana TATTE'RSA.LL STAKES, Of 120 sovs. 13 miles and a distance. Loch Leigh Alborak . Merseylea Waternymph Royal Purple The Merry Boy Eiridsdale Carlotus Trendle Sedge Bombadier Paul Pry Lena Trent Guardsman Ascot Larissa Flintlock Timbrel Kawana
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 9 January 1900
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