Information about Trove user: shanniau

View user profile in the Trove forum

Tags

Display options

top tags

Recent comments

Display options

Text corrections

Hall o' fame ranking

Rank Corrector Lines corrected
1 JohnWarren 5,830,241
2 noelwoodhouse 3,926,602
3 NeilHamilton 3,428,714
4 DonnaTelfer 3,334,317
5 Rhonda.M 3,146,473
...
232 adrianpaviour 218,677
233 myreemcg 215,824
234 jdickson2 215,285
235 shanniau 214,571
236 Maggiehann 214,315
237 rowenagrace 213,938

214,571 line(s) corrected.

Corrections by month

November 2019 492
October 2019 790
September 2019 1,642
August 2019 1,138
July 2019 3,142
June 2019 3,643
May 2019 2,087
April 2019 5,249
March 2019 1,832
February 2019 1,638
January 2019 2,154
December 2018 6,531
November 2018 10,042
October 2018 6,765
September 2018 6,358
August 2018 235
July 2018 3,139
June 2018 5,069
May 2018 26,774
April 2018 2,522
March 2018 6,759
February 2018 7,601
January 2018 2,595
December 2017 6,544
November 2017 1,120
October 2017 4,700
September 2017 1,719
August 2017 107
July 2017 66
June 2017 1,008
May 2017 480
April 2017 2,329
March 2017 4,588
February 2017 2,243
January 2017 169
December 2016 3,259
November 2016 4,749
October 2016 4,492
September 2016 1,165
August 2016 541
July 2016 421
June 2016 1,401
May 2016 550
April 2016 746
March 2016 1,891
February 2016 891
January 2016 334
December 2015 698
November 2015 98
October 2015 487
September 2015 695
June 2015 1,770
April 2015 203
March 2015 23
February 2015 178
January 2015 441
December 2014 497
October 2014 225
September 2014 2,225
August 2014 1,781
July 2014 376
May 2014 7
April 2014 111
March 2014 250
February 2014 142
January 2014 21
December 2013 112
November 2013 26
September 2013 1
August 2013 91
July 2013 88
June 2013 275
March 2013 259
February 2013 443
January 2013 2,377
December 2012 84
November 2012 11
October 2012 10
August 2012 72
July 2012 732
June 2012 6,201
May 2012 12,088
April 2012 3,007
March 2012 41
February 2012 192
December 2011 136
November 2011 1,662
October 2011 2,735
September 2011 2,466
August 2011 1,329
July 2011 162
June 2011 647
May 2011 407
April 2011 18
January 2011 634
December 2010 693
November 2010 1,010
October 2010 5,255
September 2010 1,250
August 2010 2,475
June 2010 587
May 2010 90
November 2009 37
August 2009 60
July 2009 1,073
June 2009 1,797

Hall o' fame ranking

Rank Corrector Lines corrected
1 JohnWarren 5,830,039
2 noelwoodhouse 3,926,602
3 NeilHamilton 3,428,585
4 DonnaTelfer 3,334,296
5 Rhonda.M 3,146,460
...
229 markauturnbull 219,350
230 adrianpaviour 218,677
231 jdickson2 215,285
232 shanniau 214,571
233 Maggiehann 214,252
234 myreemcg 214,028

214,571 line(s) corrected.

Corrections by month

November 2019 492
October 2019 790
September 2019 1,642
August 2019 1,138
July 2019 3,142
June 2019 3,643
May 2019 2,087
April 2019 5,249
March 2019 1,832
February 2019 1,638
January 2019 2,154
December 2018 6,531
November 2018 10,042
October 2018 6,765
September 2018 6,358
August 2018 235
July 2018 3,139
June 2018 5,069
May 2018 26,774
April 2018 2,522
March 2018 6,759
February 2018 7,601
January 2018 2,595
December 2017 6,544
November 2017 1,120
October 2017 4,700
September 2017 1,719
August 2017 107
July 2017 66
June 2017 1,008
May 2017 480
April 2017 2,329
March 2017 4,588
February 2017 2,243
January 2017 169
December 2016 3,259
November 2016 4,749
October 2016 4,492
September 2016 1,165
August 2016 541
July 2016 421
June 2016 1,401
May 2016 550
April 2016 746
March 2016 1,891
February 2016 891
January 2016 334
December 2015 698
November 2015 98
October 2015 487
September 2015 695
June 2015 1,770
April 2015 203
March 2015 23
February 2015 178
January 2015 441
December 2014 497
October 2014 225
September 2014 2,225
August 2014 1,781
July 2014 376
May 2014 7
April 2014 111
March 2014 250
February 2014 142
January 2014 21
December 2013 112
November 2013 26
September 2013 1
August 2013 91
July 2013 88
June 2013 275
March 2013 259
February 2013 443
January 2013 2,377
December 2012 84
November 2012 11
October 2012 10
August 2012 72
July 2012 732
June 2012 6,201
May 2012 12,088
April 2012 3,007
March 2012 41
February 2012 192
December 2011 136
November 2011 1,662
October 2011 2,735
September 2011 2,466
August 2011 1,329
July 2011 162
June 2011 647
May 2011 407
April 2011 18
January 2011 634
December 2010 693
November 2010 1,010
October 2010 5,255
September 2010 1,250
August 2010 2,475
June 2010 587
May 2010 90
November 2009 37
August 2009 60
July 2009 1,073
June 2009 1,797

No text corrections for 'Government Gazettes'


Recent corrections

Article Changed Old lines New lines
NEWS IN BRIEF. (Article), Examiner (Launceston, Tas. : 1900 - 1954), Monday 7 October 1907 [Issue No.239] page 1 2019-11-21 16:33 Star of The Jiast'ehares sold at Is ld
on the tilobart Stock Exchange on
'She suim of £11179 avas put tlirough
the totalisators at Iisdon Park on
M31r. Harry Daniel, an old mininng man
ager, died at Zechn on Santurday from
.huieuionba.
14s 73d per box; I.C. charcoal, ls 73d;
angle steel, £7 2s id.
A meeting at Victoria. British Colum
hbi, agreed to form it branch of the
Orienthall Exclusion League
will absorb £250, leaving £630 in hand,
Arles rn the Launceston Stonk Sx
change on Saturday were:-White
Hawk, Is 10d; Devon, 1s; and Ring Val"
ley, ad.
Gold yield of New South MWales for
last year...
'Phe colonial auxiliary forces' long ser
vice mssedal shas been awarded to Ser
geant Richard Rollins. of the Derwent
.fhe hatter . vessel sailing again in the
will have a capital of £100,000, in 21
'Tie Northern Tasmanian Gun Club
chanipionship on Saturday was won by
\V. A1. Brtown, with W. 0. Downie as
A cashier in the West Australian Trea
defulcations totalling £1200 have been
s. Wakatipu, fell itown a hatchway ou
Sir John Dodds has issued instruc
iprepare certain returns asked for by. icu
teachers' conusel.
A meeting organcised by synipathisers
held in lleadon Square Calcutta, and
A mob at Daneville, Washington ter
The a. Mahinapua is to trade between
Launceston and Straahan, and the s. WVai.
nui between Hobart, Strahan, and Mel.
Messrs. J. and 1'. Coats's Ferguslis
mills have been reopened, and a settle
wnd Co.'s is in progress.
'ire output of gold for Bendigo and
.17,191oz., a decrease of 1378oz. com
pared .svithc September last year.
The German WVar Office has decided to
completely recast the plans of tlie forti
fications of Alsace-Lorraine, owring to
tlie psresent plauia having been sold is
(Irisis in [lie Frenech motor cit iindus'
tc-y, due [o the ac-ge decline icc orders
end the over'p~rodactiocc of high-priced
cuss. It is feareil lush a duoen lrecits
wvill fail.
Te~n sespectably ilreseed men .held op
an express outside Kiell, inc iusala, and
olecanuiled celic £*12,000, after tilling
thice soldiers acid wouciding n ,nunmber
of jc'secgers.
Time port propeller of [Ice ta. Loocc
gacca hlisecg become disabled, the vessel'
ccill not leavii Melbourcne for Launicoston
until WVedcnesday. '['le Cooges taken' up
cec' rucicing to-day.
Public seri'ske exccmicutioics for boys
for appoicitmient as lelegrpli ciceseecn
gec's will lbe held at Delorasine, Devon
port, Gorniucistoce, Hoim:rt, Latrobe, ancd
Zeelict occ Nocembec' 2,
Saturday's sales oui [lie Melbourccs
Stuck Exchange icecluded:--Colonet
North, 3d- Mounct Lyell, 279 4id, 27s 3d;
Isriseis, lie; ditto Extecnded, £3 1ha;
l'iocieer Extecided, 3s 3d.
ilesultet at lRisdocc Park:t-Trial lItad'
dicap, weottadale: Hurdle Itace, lice
chester; tidadoje i'ate. Nivy; .1uimpirs'
Flat, ClIftoci October ltacdicap., Hair
pin; Trot,- (.ooliicln acid Littis- Pet.
At a mneetuccg at tlce Hobart Metlho
,li tCecitral 'ulisioci Church y'eslerday
nmotioni w~a curried cocveyicig a pro
ei-ist "accist [Ice Legislative Council's se
I is) cin cocinectioni with the Lucal Optiocn
'A- the hovercicicent yards are over
wtocked [lie Germeai autliocittes leave
dislrihutd I iioiig private yards orders
for nesw warshipls selerefur the expendi
tuce of £ , s00,000 wasuauthorised last
seesscio.
All the isillway cocmpanic's have de
cided thitt they will consider thce lettee
secit by M3r. BDell, M1.'., [Ice secretary of
the Anaulgancated Society of Rlaitway
ncen. ini reference to 'the matter' 50
aecoguiliscn1
Star of the East shares sold at 1s 9d
on the Hobart Stock Exchange on
The sum of £1679 was put through
the totalisators at Risdon Park on
died at Zeehan on Saturday from
pneumonia.
14s 7½d per box; I.C. charcoal, 15s 7½d;
angle steel, £7 2s 6d.
A meeting at Victoria, British Columbia,
agreed to form a branch of the
Oriental Exclusion League
will absorb £250, leaving £850 in hand,
Sales on the Launceston Stock
Exchange on Saturday were:-White
Hawk, 1s 10d; Devon, 1s; and Ring Valley,
6d.
Gold yield of New South Wales for
The colonial auxiliary forces long service
medal has been awarded to Sergeant
Richard Rollins, of the Derwent
the latter vessel sailing again in the
will have a capital of £100,000, in £1
The Northern Tasmanian Gun Club
championship on Saturday was won by
W. M. Brown, with W. G. Downie as
defalcations totalling £1200 have been
s. Wakatipu, fell down a hatchway on
prepare certain returns asked for by the
teachers' counsel.
A meeting organised by sympathisers
held in Beadon Square Calcutta, and
The s. Mahinapua is to trade between
Launceston and Strahan, and the s. Wainui
Messrs. J. and P. Coats's Ferguslie
and Co.'s is in progress.
The output of gold for Bendigo and
compared with September last year.
The German War Office has decided to
completely recast the plans of the
fortifications of Alsace-Lorraine, owing to
the psresent plans having been sold to
Crisis in the French motor car industry,
due to the large decline in orders
and the over production of high-priced
cars. It is feared that a dozen firms
will fail.
Ten respectably dressed men held up
an express outside Kieff, in Russia, and
decamped with £12,000, after killing
three soldiers and wounding a number
of passengers.
The port propeller of the t.s. Loongana
having become disabled, the vessel
will not leave Melbourne for Launceston
until Wednesday. The Coogee takes up
her running to-day.
Public service examiinations for boys
for appointment as telegraph messengers
Gormanston, Hobart, Latrobe, and
Zeehan on November 2.
Saturday's sales on the Melbourne
Stock Exchange included:--Colonel
North, 5d; Mount Lyell, 27s 4½d, 27s 3d;
Briseis, 11s; ditto Extended, £5 15s;
Pioneer Extended, 3s 3d.
Results at Risdon Park: -Trial Handicap,
Scottsdale: Hurdle Race,
Beechester; Risdon Plate, Navy ; Jumpers'
Flat, Clifton October Handicap, Hairpin,
Trots, Goodluck and Little Pet.
At a meeting at the Hobart Methodist
Central Mission Church yesterday
a motion was carried conveying a protest
against the Legislative Council's
action in connection with the Local Option
Bill.
As the Government yards are over-
worked the German authorities have
distributed among private yards orders
for new warships wherefore the expenditure
of £7,500,000 was authorised last
session.
All the railway companies have
decided that they will consider the letter
sent by Mr. Bell, M.P, the secretary of
the Amalgamated Society of Railway
men, in reference to the matter of
recognition.
NEWS IN BRIEF. (Article), Examiner (Launceston, Tas. : 1900 - 1954), Monday 7 October 1907 [Issue No.239] page 1 2019-11-21 09:22 NEWS IN BRIEf.
Lead, £41.
Copper, £12 15s to £03.
Tin. £1d7 154 to £11'3 Os.
Silver, 2s 0 7-ld per ounce.
Rabbits are firm on the London mar,
ket. I
Mlean pennant (football) won by Glens
Racing season opened at Itisdon Park
on Saturdt.y.
A..J.G. Derby-iMountain King. Epsooc
landicap-OLclodrania.
Cement, Englisho. is quoted at as 3d peI
cask, and German at us lOd.
'the WVa'reatea last night brought 536
Ulverstone, died oi Saturday night.
Pioneer mnine has cleanled up for the
splendid yield of 10 to[ns of tin ore.
lthe West ,Coist football premiiership.
English mails per R.M.S. Moolton ar
Ilemp.-On a quiet market, August
15s.1
Ilospital Sunday at Ulverstone yester
day resulted in £i Os 2d being real.
Lieutenant R. 1). .Room, of Lotunces
.captain. ;ý
NEWS IN BRIEF.
Lead, £21.
Copper, £62 15s to £63.
Tin. £157 15s to £158 5s.
Silver, 2s s 7-16d per ounce.
Racing season opened at Risdon Park
on Saturday.
A.J.G. Derby-Mountain King. Epsom
Handicap-Melodrama.
Cement, English, is quoted at as 3d per
cask, and German at 5s 10d.
The Wareatea last night brought 536
Ulverstone, died on Saturday night.
Pioneer mine has cleaned up for the
splendid yield of 90 tons of tin ore.
the West Coast football premiership.
English mails per R.M.S. Moolton are
Hemp.-On a quiet market, August
Hospital Sunday at Ulverstone yesterday
Lieutenant R. D. Room, of Launceston,
captain.
SWEATING EMPLOYEES (To the Editor.) (Article), Examiner (Launceston, Tas. : 1900 - 1954), Saturday 5 October 1907 [Issue No.238] page 5 2019-11-21 09:17 The wages paid by tHe Launceston
The wages paid by the Launceston
SWEATING EMPLOYEES (To the Editor.) (Article), Examiner (Launceston, Tas. : 1900 - 1954), Saturday 5 October 1907 [Issue No.238] page 5 2019-11-21 09:17 is one:shilling a day len_ than a. road
contiractor.pays this snvvics, qle shilling
a day less than a. selector in the .back.
blocks pays to a man to c(hop, down
scrub. What encouragement has a mnll
to teach his sons a ttade or to go to
the elceilse of giving thiem tetoinical
knowledge when the nian who only
lknows how to wield the axe or pick and
are putting forth a lot of energy to at
tract tourists, and rightly so, but I con
tend that one ilttelligenil, industrious
a town than tiwenty tourists. But we
bob a dlay. A man such as is ud.vertised
for vould get ten or eleven shillings per
day within one hundred miles of Devon
liort. and lie woi't lie likely to come here
for seven. Calnnot the depastlmeut pay a
living inige? Take one comparison; in
Westralia. on the golddlilels, nen doing
this class of work get fromn four to five
pounds per week, yet in spite of 'this fact
jus tabout the same. as they do in De
vonlport-as near as p6ssible to one
it would appear that the Devouport Townvn
Board are citlhr unduly osweating their
employees or they are making an exor
bitant prollt out of their clients. I am
satisfied that a, large majority of the
ratepaycrs waiould prefer to se' the townv
employees gettlug a living wage tilnu to
-know that they e~ l only just mmanage
to eke out a aniserable ,existence.-Yours,
A L)Tl VONPORt RIAlEl.Y11R.
Octoberc 2.
'The wages paid by tile Launceston.
electric light departiumentt for similar
labour are equally mliserable.--Il. Y'.-"J.
is one shilling a day less than a road
contractor pays this navvies, one shilling
a day less than a selector in the back-
blocks pays to a man to chop down
scrub. What encouragement has a man
to teach his sons a trade or to go to
the expense of giving them technical
knowledge when the man who only
knows how to wield the axe or pick and
contend that one intelligent, industrious
a town than twenty tourists. But we
bob a day. A man such as is advertised
for would get ten or eleven shillings per
day within one hundred miles of Devonport,
and he won't be likely to come here
for seven. Cannot the department pay a
living wage? Take one comparison; in
Westralia, on the goldfields, men doing
this class of work get from four to five
pounds per week, yet in spite of this fact
just about the same as they do in
Devonport-as near as possible to one
it would appear that the Devonport Town
Board are either unduly sweating their
exorbitant profit out of their clients. I am
satisfied that a large majority of the
ratepayers would prefer to see the town
employees getting a living wage than to
know that they can only just manage
to eke out a miserable existence.-Yours,
A DEVONPORT RATEPAYER.
October 2.
The wages paid by tHe Launceston
electric light department for similar
labour are equally miserable.--Ed. "Ex".
SWEATING EMPLOYEES (To the Editor.) (Article), Examiner (Launceston, Tas. : 1900 - 1954), Saturday 5 October 1907 [Issue No.238] page 5 2019-11-19 15:16 board in its wisdom offers the ridienlous.
ly low 'wage of aeren: shilings pea day.
get a' mai worth having' at the price.
Fancy a first-class mechaeic taking on
)Ikvonport board are afraid their em
ployees are in danger of becomnlilng mil
week and hiomnrd and lodging, n wage that
VWest Coast farmeris to their farm hands.
If a snarriede man, he lhas undertaken n
oonst ant stinuggle against poverty, with
"ro hope of providing for a rainy day.
Sieven bob a day for a first-cliss miecha
board in its wisdom offers the ridiculously
low wage of seven shilings per day.
get a man worth having at the price.
Fancy a first-class mechanic taking on
Devonport board are afraid their
week and board and lodging, a wage that
West Coast farmers to their farm hands.
If a married man, he has undertaken a
constant struggle against poverty, with
no hope of providing for a rainy day.
Seven bob a day for a first-class mechanic
[LAUNCESTON, TASMANIA.] The Examiner PUBLISHED DAILY. WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 3, 1906. LABOUR AND NATIONALISATION. (Article), Examiner (Launceston, Tas. : 1900 - 1954), Wednesday 3 October 1906 [Issue No.236] page 4 2019-11-15 15:30 [LAUNCESTON, TASMANIA.J
party professes to deal only with mono
polies, but, as we/have said before,.that
driving forces, does not stop at mono
polies, and does not conceal its endea
Pea"ce in the Senate trying to make a
Protectionist party in the Federal Parlia
[LAUNCESTON, TASMANIA.]
but, as we have said before, that
Pearce in the Senate trying to make a
LAUNCESTON ELECTRICAL MATTERS. (Article), Examiner (Launceston, Tas. : 1900 - 1954), Thursday 26 July 1906 page 4 2019-11-15 15:28 LAUNCESTON ELECTRICAL "
3MATTERS.
touched on one or two points in connec
tion with the management of our elec
screws loose which need attention. Al
derman Pepper states that we are back
light for a smaller expenditure in cur
rent. Tlis fact has been published in
the press for some time past, and pre
sunmably it was known to electric ex
pelts some time before it became public
for radiators that tihe corporation can.
not meet. They have supplied make
whether the aldermen are afraid to in
tling, with plenty of current to sell,
this manner. Radiators And motors
hlave come to stay, and a sufficient sup
ply should .be kept in stock to keep
pace with ordinary demands. Alder
to the fact that the charge for electri
likely to be greater economy in produc
tion and supply, but it must be remem
smaller expense in Launceston in gene
pay for coal consumption, etc. It can
not be said that the department are ex
employees. TFrom the city electrician
down the salaries and wages are beg
garly in proportiosi to the work and
responsibility, and therefore it will pro
have to be looked for in other direc
more business lines would be advise
LAUNCESTON ELECTRICAL
MATTERS.
current. This fact has been published in
experts some time before it became public
thing, with plenty of current to sell,
this manner. Radiators and motors
supply should be kept in stock to keep
employees. From the city electrician
in proportion to the work and
have to be looked for in other directions.
TRAMS: YES OR NO? WHAT CITIZENS HAVE TO SAY. SOME INSTRUCTIVE COMPARISONS. (Article), Examiner (Launceston, Tas. : 1900 - 1954), Monday 30 April 1906 [Issue No.102] page 6 2019-11-15 15:25 I am sure there are miany other men,
I am sure there are many other men,
TRAMS: YES OR NO? WHAT CITIZENS HAVE TO SAY. SOME INSTRUCTIVE COMPARISONS. (Article), Examiner (Launceston, Tas. : 1900 - 1954), Monday 30 April 1906 [Issue No.102] page 6 2019-11-15 15:23 not pay, aind the cause. This I supplied
my authority says Southport 4-1,000, loss
list, Klirkcaldy 34-,000, loss £11(i66. Are
the Dark" says protit £1130; my list
says ]profit £ 13,40S, mileage 27;, capital
£312.9!)S, passengers carried 17,142,89J.
"In the Dark" quotes lolton, prolit
.-£3141; my list says profit £13,541;
locehdale, loss £,1037; my list, loss
£833S. I tllhink your eorrespondent must
hare an old list; butL as I have said be
fore, the profli or Jos of .towns in
thikely-populated Englaind has very
little hearing upon what we canu do in
Launcesto. l'herc is just this, this, that
none of the towns qiuotCd has ia popula
tion less than 34,000. -My contention
all aloug has been that our population
is far too small, and a restricted traml
service would not make or create trallic
enoutgh to pay. As youlr correspondenit
great bulk of the population live withila
fact that we have water-lower, Lbut it
does not scenem to lie sao wel known that
we are h:andicappcd with an unlnecessary
capital of at least £511,000, if not
£6ti0,000, expended through badl advice,
has to be paid, consequently discotints
expenditure £b7,9t7i, nuimber of units
sold 790,064, lamps (8-c.p.) 53,971, nmaxi
muUi load 774 k.w., plant capacity 1095
k.w. Now we will take the igures of
report--Capitall expenditure 1155,314, a
dil'ferenee in favour of Scarborough of
£50,447; units sold 793,300, a difference
in favour of Launcestonl of only 3242
unlits; number of lamps (S-c.p.) 33,712,
of 10,259 S-c.p. lamnps; our maximnumnli.oa
512 k.w., .ss against 774; our plant ca
pacity 1200 k.w., as against 1045 k.w.; so
more power for £50,447 less, and in con
sequncl e must be able to supply at a
imiuclh less cost than us. In giving this
illustration I do not meua to say, nor
Dover, expenditure .£107,017, about the
of the year; units 1,208,001, S-c.p. lamps
figures all spieak for themselves.
it, and possibly believe it. In all quar.
the anost up-to-date city in the Commion
sewerage, electric light, Albert Hall "(the
Sthird largest in Australia), baths, streets.
voice that there is no city in the IBritish
SEmpire with so small a population talat
can come near us. But that is no rea
son why we should !be led away- by a
venture that will be a burden to the'
proper thing. If it can. after careful
and strict enquipy, find that trams call
be run without an extra rate, my all
possible, and so increase your popula
town because there are trams, but be
and progressive manufacturing commu
I am sure there are miany other lmen,
as I thinlk, tand I hlope they will give
correspondent who advocates tramul
lhas not givene any reason that mightrll
lead us to suppose they will paY. I have
been told that evenl thile extensive lines
lnot pay, but as thle Government run
them, and the -whole of thile population
have to share the cost, the Sydney peo
not pay, and the cause. This I supplied
my authority says Southport 49,000, loss
list, Klirkcaldy 34,000, loss £1166. Are
the Dark" says profit £1130; my list
¾says profit £ 13,408, mileage 27¾, capital
£342.998, passengers carried 17,142,896.
"In the Dark" quotes Bolton, profit
£3941; my list says profit £15,541;
Rochdale, loss £4037; my list, loss
£8358. I think your correspondent must
have an old list; but, as I have said
before, the profit or loss of towns in
thickly-populated Englaind has very
little bearing upon what we can do in
Launceston. There is just this, that
none of the towns quoted has a population
less than 34,000. My contention
all along has been that our population
is far too small, and a restricted tram
service would not make or create traffic
enough to pay. As your correspondenit
great bulk of the population live within
fact that we have waterpower, but it
does not seem to be so well known that
we are handicappcd with an unnecessary
capital of at least £50,000, if not
£60,000, expended through bad advice,
has to be paid, consequently discounts
expenditure £98,867, nuimber of units
sold 790,064, lamps (8c.p.) 53,971, maximum
load 774 k.w., plant capacity 1945
k.w. Now we will take the figures of
report--Capital expenditure £155,314, a
difference in favour of Scarborough of
£50,447; units sold 793,306, a difference
in favour of Launceston of only 3242
units; number of lamps (8-c.p.) 33,712,
of 10,259 8-c.p. lamnps; our maximum load
512 k.w., as against 774; our plant
capacity 1200 k.w., as against 1945 k.w.; so
more power for £56,447 less, and in
consequence must be able to supply at a
much less cost than us. In giving this
illustration I do not mean to say, nor
Dover, expenditure £167,017, about the
of the year; units 1,298,061, 8-c.p. lamps
figures all speak for themselves.
the most up-to-date city in the Commonwealth;
sewerage, electric light, Albert Hall (the
third largest in Australia), baths, streets,
voice that there is no city in the British
Empire with so small a population that
why we should be led away by a
venture that will be a burden to the
proper thing. If it can, after careful
and strict enquiry, find that trams can
be run without an extra rate, by all
I am sure there are miany other men,
as I think, and I hope they will give
correspondent who advocates trams
has not given any reason that might
lead us to suppose they will pay. I have
been told that even the extensive lines
not pay, but as the Government run
them, and the whole of the population
CURRENT TOPICS (Article), Examiner (Launceston, Tas. : 1900 - 1954), Friday 22 July 1904 [Issue No.174] page 4 2019-11-15 09:21 with English mails on board, arrived I
The Tasmanian portion is expected to e
arrive here on Wednesday next by the a
vateena.
cent., are now offered by the City Coun
Mrs. P. O. Fysh yesterday morning, sta
to be seriously ill at Melbourne on Wed
Acknowledgment.--The City Mission
ary (Rev. W. H. Bowe) desires to ac
of parcels of useful clothing for .the
peoor from Messrs. J. T. Pearson, H.
General Hospital last night it was as.
suffering from a wound in, his thrloat
was progressing .as Well as could be
Company's new turbine steamer Loon
gana, which is intended foe the Launces
ton-Melbourne trade, camne to hand yes.
terday. On page 7 will be'found a full
The Pollards.-After their Hobart seas
son, which concludes to-morrow, the Pol
lard's Comic Opera Company are con
Coasts. At the conclusion of this pro
Corin and the manager of tile Brush
Electrical Company arrived at Devon
at the electric supply station before pay
ing the balance on. the plant.-"North
of June 97 patients were. admitted to
coming from the city and.55 fromn the
country. Of these, 42 were paying pa
the institution, and seven deaths oc
I.O.G.T.-The St. Leonards Javeniles
members for the way in which they. sang
and recited, and also to the superinten
Military.-Captain F. B. HIeritage,wiso
days, returned by the express yester
day. The drill hall for thle use of the
hlaving recently been completed will be
hall that has been built on Common
wealth lines in the state, and it is ex
pected that others will shortly be com
Dog Licenses.-The attention of tilhe
proceedings against th?e owners and
has not been obtained. The fee lor
non-compliance with the act will be fol
"Courier" was issued yesterday after
noon. Some excellent pictures of Ita
lian scenery will be found in thle num
a well-known Southern Tasmanian apri
winners in the recent Dame Durden com
other interesting pictures, Including
City Mission.-A very successful meet
I Market Green, last evening. Rev. W.
II. Chronicles, Chapters 10 and 20. Re
citations were given by Miss M'Nally
Rule and Miss Wright. Mr. M'Dermott
onil "Crossing the Line." Mr. F. Clarke
also took part in the meeting. which
i was of a most enjoyable character.
e A mharge of Housebreaking.-Late on
1 Wednesday night Trooper O'Donnell ar
rested nIear Bishopsbourne a lnasl lllnamed
William Bricknell on a charge of hav
school tealcher. He was taken to Long
ford and brought up at tihe Police Court
t. 'stcrav,.mornaiuand remanded to aonl
lie is to appear at the Police Court on
the Stilth inst. Yesterday Detective.
company with Sub-Iunpector Donovan
much time in obtaining information ne
Band of I-ope.--The monthly meet
the Methodist schoolroom, luvermay, on
occupied the chair, and a first-class pro
granune was provided. Pianoforte se
and A. Bewsher, recitation by Miss Alex
Green (encored), Scotch song by Mr Lin.
wood (encored), songs by Misses Sar
geant, B. Thomas and F. Lamb. Cho
a choir of young voices, under the lea.
Hope Union at Auckland. He gave an ef
material of which the new central rail
floor of brick and cement. During a des
matter, the Premier (Mr. Bent) pro
mised to reconsider the Cabinet's de
cision. On Saturday lie stated that lie
quartero. The claims of the Bacclhus
wrote offering to sell 312 acres of gran
quarries (remarks .th "Argus") are said
contain sufficient "granite to build an.
other Melbourne." The owner, offers
to sell at about £0 an acre.
Court of Requests.-The two remain
morning by Commissioner Hall, the busi
days and a half. J. F. Walker, of Glee
ore, sued W. -Cordell for the payment of
"£1 5s for the services of a horse, Mr.
Mr. M. J. Clark for defendant. The de,
fence was a denial of service, and after,
New Scheme of Taxation.-A very res
Premier of Victoria. lie has receiveid
lie offers to sell Mr. Bent a new scheme
scheme would bring in an additional re.
one would feel it." However, the writec
occupies several sheets of paper in a re
cital of the nmany other wonderful vir
tues of the scheme. He states that lie
a promise lie will divulge the details.
It is extremely unlikely (says the "Ar
gus") that lie will have that pleasure.
think that's tile phrase," remarked the
Premier, with a broad grin, as lie drop
Victorian Licensing Act Fund.-The..
state of the Licensing Act fund hlas been
brought. under the notice of the Premiec
by the Under Treasurer, who lhas .fur.
nisihed a report on tihe matter. The re.
- £102,404 and the expenditure to
" £90,894, leaving a credit balance to go
I to the increase of the fund of £2000.
1004, was £17,219. The receipts include
for salaries, £2082 for incidental ex
Ipenses, and a sum of £92,530 as the
equivalent p]aid to the municipalities.
The special interest attaching to this re.
" number of licensed houses are being
Y out of the licensing fund that the com
to be paid.. It is estimated that the
total compensation to be paid in connec
h Melbourne will amount to £50,000.
employees was held on Wednesday even-
After explaining the object of the meet-
be called Messrs. J. and T. Gunn's Em-
E.C. Mackay and John Alexander; audi-
A Generous Gift.-In a recent ar.
ticle in tihe' "Examiner" it was stated
0 that thie cold weather was severely .Ilt
n by thie aged poor, and especially by tihe
Sinmates of the Benevolent Asylum, not.
Swithstanding that fires are kept burn
leg in the wards, and every effort mnade
Sto keep tIhe old people warm. It was
r pointed out tlmt thie rooms are very
n large, and that the only method of
Sheating is by means of old-faslioned,
open fireplaces, thie result being that at
ed ach ward remained as cold as a vault,
r- which defect, however, could be reme
a- died by a heating stove placed in tile
s- centre of each room. Through the
rs generosity of Mr. T. Haslam, of Paet
I- Iterson-street, however, tihe inmates in
e' one of the wards are now enabled to
o- obtain the necessary warmth during tihe
ly winter nights, this gentleman having do.
ag lated a large ra)diating stove to tihe
n, institution. Not only did Mr. Has
lain present this acceptable gift to tIhe
t. asylum, but hie went to thIe trouble of
II, placing it in position and fixing up the
p. ripes to carry off thIe smoke. Thie old
le men are delighted with thIe stove, whicl
5* First Atlantic Turbine.--A fresh epoci
ly in thre history of tIle mercantile marina
tt left thie lTye on her maiden voyage to
o Carnada. She lhas thie distinction of being
i thie first turbine imerclhant vessel to cross
Ce tle Atlantic, and thIe pioneer of tihe tur
Sr bine steamer for general traflic-for the
two railway stenmiers oil the cross
in Channel servicen fitted withl turbines are
rinot mrercrhant vessels in the general ac
'i ceptation of the terim, being built solely,
v for fast passenger traolic. Thle Turbinia,
n howrever, is to carry cargo, and lhas
te therefore been conrstructed on somlewhat
Sdifferent lines. She is in every respect
rt well adapted for tile requirements of the
ai local Danadian trade in .which she .will
with English mails on board, arrived
The Tasmanian portion is expected to
Pateena.
of parcels of useful clothing for the
poor from Messrs. J. T. Pearson, H.
suffering from a wound in his throat
was progressing as well as could be
which is intended for the Launceston-
On page 7 will be found a full
Corin and the manager of the Brush
the balance on the plant.-"North
of June 97 patients were admitted to
coming from the city and 55 from the
I.O.G.T.-The St. Leonards Juveniles
members for the way in which they sang
Military.-Captain F. B. HIeritage,who
The drill hall for the use of the
having recently been completed will be
Dog Licenses.-The attention of the
proceedings against the owners and
has not been obtained. The fee for
orchard. The portraits of the prize-
other interesting pictures, including
Market Green, last evening. Rev. W.
recitations were given by Miss McNally
Rule and Miss Wright. Mr. McDermott
on "Crossing the Line." Mr. F. Clarke
also took part in the meeting, which
was of a most enjoyable character.
A mharge of Housebreaking.-Late on
arrested near Bishopsbourne a man named
and brought up at the Police Court
yesterday morning and remanded to gaol
he is to appear at the Police Court on
the 26th inst. Yesterday Detective-
company with Sub-Inspector Donovan
Band of Hope.--The monthly meeting
the Methodist schoolroom, lnvermay, on
programme was provided. Pianoforte
decision. On Saturday he stated that he
quarters. The claims of the Bacchus
quarries (remarks the "Argus") are said
another Melbourne." The owner offers
to sell at about £6 an acre.
days and a half. J. F. Walker, of Glenore,
sued W. Cordell for the payment of
£1 5s for the services of a horse, Mr.
defence was a denial of service, and after
Premier of Victoria. He has received
he offers to sell Mr. Bent a new scheme
one would feel it." However, the writer
virtues of the scheme. He states that he
a promise he will divulge the details.
that he will have that pleasure.
think that's the phrase," remarked the
Premier, with a broad grin, as he dropped
Victorian Licensing Act Fund.-The
state of the Licensing Act fund has been
brought under the notice of the Premier
£102,494 and the expenditure to
£99,894, leaving a credit balance to go
to the increase of the fund of £2600.
1904, was £17,219. The receipts include
expenses, and a sum of £92,530 as the
equivalent paid to the municipalities.
number of licensed houses are being
to be paid. It is estimated that the
Melbourne will amount to £50,000.
in the "Examiner" it was stated
that the cold weather was severely feIt
by the aged poor, and especially by the
inmates of the Benevolent Asylum, not-
withstanding that fires are kept burning
in the wards, and every effort made
to keep the old people warm. It was
pointed out that the rooms are very
large, and that the only method of
heating is by means of old-fashioned,
open fireplaces, the result being that at
each ward remained as cold as a vault,
by a heating stove placed in the
centre of each room. Through the
Paterson-street, however, the inmates in
one of the wards are now enabled to
obtain the necessary warmth during the
donated a large radiating stove to the
institution. Not only did Mr. Haslam
present this acceptable gift to the
asylum, but he went to the trouble of
placing it in position and fixing up the
pipes to carry off the smoke. The old
men are delighted with thIe stove, which
First Atlantic Turbine.--A fresh epoch
in the history of the mercantile marine
left the Tyne on her maiden voyage to
Canada. She has the distinction of being
the first turbine merchant vessel to cross
the Atlantic, and the pioneer of the turbine
steamer for general traffic -- for the
two railway steamers on the cross-
Channel services fitted with turbines are
acceptation of the term, being built solely,
for fast passenger traffic. The Turbinia,
however, is to carry cargo, and has
therefore been conrstructed on somewhat
different lines. She is in every respect
well adapted for the requirements of the
local Canadian trade in which she will

Recent merge/splits

WhenSummaryCommentDetails

Read the merging and splitting guidelines.

Your lists

No lists created yet

Information on Trove's new list feature can be found here.