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HOBART. Friday Night. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 17 January 1891
JIOItAitT. Fsldn-y Niulit. J emlers have not yet been accepted for tho intercolonial mail service, but It in re ported that the Treasurer will recommend n weekly service from Dovonport to 'Melbourne fin Burnlo and Stanley and n bi-weekly service between Launceston and Melbourne. [Owing to interruptions to the lino bo tween Lmmceston and Buriiic, probably caused by the work of stretching the additional wire to Wamtah, our usual batch of Into intercolonial and Tasmaniau tele grams had not comu to hand up to lime of going to press.]
MAIL NOTICES [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 17 January 1891
MAIL NOTICES JInils close nt liurnio for Lauiiccston, at 0-45 a.m., nnd 5 p.m. ; for 'Wnrntnh, ouco lily, nt 7-15 n.m.j for \Vynynrd, twice dally, at S-80 p.m., and 8 p.m. ; for Stanley vitv,w mny , ill. o p.m. iUilUB C1OSC Rl »V JTiyaUl for liunilo, Lauiiccston, llobavt, and inter vening plnocs, twice dnlly, nt 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. ; for Stanley once daily nt 8 p.m. ? Malls closo nt Stanley for Wynynrd, Burnie, Launoeston, and llobnrt, onco efnily, nt 7 a.m. Mails closo nt 'Wnrntnh for Bumle, ionce dally, at 1-15 p.m. ; for Zeehan, Dundas, and aces en route, thrice weekly, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays nt 12. Tho mail for,llobnrt closes at Bumle nt JN5 n.m. daily.
TASMANIAN NEWS. LAUNCESTON. Friday Night. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 17 January 1891
TASMANIAN NEWS. [iiY EhEOTitlU TJ3I,HQ11AI'1I.J (1'HOJl OUlt OWNOOItlllSSI'ONDENT.) LAUKUUSTOiV. Friday Nlirht. William Hlcharilsoii, of Ulverstono, black smith, has iilcd his petition Iu lliu Bank ruptcy Court. He estimates his liabilities at JUOU. News has been received here privately warnlnjr persons niminst ' r'ushlinr ' Knuiinn ns tho plncu Ik crowded at present nucl is being overdone. Encouraging news continues to come to i hand m to the prospects of the new iind nt Dinl Itange, but thu West Coast Silver Fields nro occupying most of the attention nt present. At the annual meeting of tho Lauuces ton City and Suburban Improvement Asso ciation hold last night, tho balance sheet showed that £««() had been col lected (Including Government subsidy) but that sum had boon spent nnd £59 besides in beautifying the Gorge nnd other public resorts.
MISCELLANEOUS. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 17 January 1891
MISOKMiANKOUH. Hlftingii of the Supremo Court in Ua KiiiiiII JX-Wh juriwliotion, for onsen up to £101), will bu huld nt UuhiIo on ?Tiuiunry Hi. April 18, Augnxt 8, Octobor 21 | at Ulvumtoiiu on January 211, April 17, August 7, October 2!',. Kiuikmiio himtliiK beiilns March .'II, emls July ill. Opossum huutluir )-r^\nn Hay 1, ends July 81. Wild duck, teal, widgeon, plover, mini, black swim, ground dove, and Oiipa ilnricn goose t,hoolliig begins Jnuuary 11, cuds July ill. Quail shoaling begins Mny 1, ends July !IO. Wnttle-blrd shooting begins May 21, ends July III. ISngllsh pero Hulling begins January 1, ends August 1)1, Salmon nud trout fishing begins Heplember ], utitls April 110, Oyster llshlng begins ([inch 1 , cuds October 111, Oysters miml not bo taken less than 2m. in their hmiiiIIo-H diameter, under n ponnlty not exceeding £ 10. It is unlawful to take Itoundcrs less limn Uln, In length, or crayfish less than loin, long, or fomnlo Ilsh having spnwn. FreHh wntor mullet anil silv...
AN ELABORATE SWINDLE. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 17 January 1891
AN ELAUOliATK SWINDLE. i In: .Manchester iimgistmtcs recently had k'iWo lliem a rcspccliibly dressed man named \Villiam Clindwlck on chargea of obtaining viU'iuus cuius of money by false pretences. The prisoner, who ndmlltcd lilr. (.Miilt, luiil for a long time lived on conliihulions i.WuiiieJ fidin eliarilublfi people in support of n riipijHl scliotil nml mission-room which Imd no existence. He Imd had collecting books pre pared nnd documents printed, on which Men given the names of various person.', none of whom could be found except 'the |iiisonir, who acted ns collector. J'ui llcitlnrs were given o£ the progress 'of various cntietles anil instilutions said lo be eon netted with tlin mission, and a balance-sheet was presented One family had contributed about X3-J-0 the mission. When apprehended the prisoner luhniltcd that there was no such school or mission, and thai the wholo thing was a* fraud from beginning to end. lie was re manded for tho purpose of milking enquiries us to w...
THE Early Bushrangers OF TASMANIA. INTRODUCTION. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 17 January 1891
.TiUS Early Bushrangers OP TASMANIA, [By Jaues Bonwiok, author of 'Geo- graph of Australia nud Now Zealand,' &o., &o.] iNTnoDtrorrnw. Tils beautiful. Island of Tasmania, tho gem of tho southorn ocean, was first in habited by wandering, housoloss, nakod savages. Its foundation, as a British colony, was laid on felon chains. With the precedent of Rome beforo us, suoh an oritnn can noithcr bo conlcmntiblo nor disroputiblo. As from tho ruins of virtue in that ancient capital arose tho patriotism of a Brutus, tho morality of a Sonocn, the eloquence of a Cicoro, and tho vorsos of a Virgil— so may the fair land boforo us already boaat among hor youth the in telligence, the moral greatness, tho social virtues, and tho piety of tho most dis tinguished of oldor nations. Colonel Collins landed 307 rnalo prisoners on tho shores of tho Dorwcnt in 1804, after mi unavailing attempt to form a settlement in Fort Phillip. Thcso were guarded by fifty marines. With the exception of seve...
The Wellington Times Published Every Wednesday and Saturday. SATURDAY, JANUARY 17, 1891. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 17 January 1891
l'ublhhed JSeory Weiltieetlay ami Saturday. [SATUJWAV, JAA'lfAIlYir,lS01. In our report of the sittings of the Wynyard Police Court on Tuesday last, nppearinR in another column, it will ba noticed that live applications forslaugliter-hoiiBo licenses wero rofused on the grounds that tho health in spector had not reported upon them in necordanco with the bye laws of the Wynyard Board of Health. Wo desire to take up the subject at once to point out the necessity of altering one of the byo laws as its provisions aro unnecessary in n country township. The bye-law under which slaughter-house licenses shall be grunted is as follows : — ' II. No licence shall bo granted for slaughtering cattle and selling meat until the inspector shall liavc reported— (a) That the building to be used ns a slaughter-houBo is detached from all other buildings on three sides at least. (b) That it does not directly communi cate with nny other building, OO That it is at least 100 feet from any dwelling-house, nn...
SHIPPING. BURNIE. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 17 January 1891
, , SHIPPING. iivjiivix;. \-f aiuitvisD. ? ?'' Jnnunry'l-li-^Fldra, b,s,, 12711 tone, J.,V, Bontly, from Lnuncoston. ?? - ? '' January ?'lE.'-j-Wakellold, b.s., Till tons, W. . , Talt,.'froin!Lnuiicoston and Const Ports, ..«-- January'- 10.— Wnkoilold, b.b., 6!) tons.W. Knit, f torn Stnnloy. .. ?, ? SAILED. ??? ? January '14. — Flora-, b,b., 1278 tons, J. V, Bejatlqy, for Melbourne. Passengers — Mr. .and Mrs, Bass;- Mcsdamcs 0. Shakloton nml .'0 daughter,, D.Todd, Kinglit \ Miss P. Wise ' lunn j Messrs, J. T. Portor, It. W, Maoicciusio, J. Scpugnll, . Haton, Master Atkins, Captain Wm; Jones s nnd2 Btcomgc. January IB, — Wnkofiold, s,s,, B!l tons, W. '.. Tail; for Stanley. ? i ''.January- IB,— 'Wnkoilold, s.s,, fill tons, W, '' ; STjUtifbr Lhunceston. ?x Thos.s. Wakafloldnrri veil from Lnuucoston .?'niHl'^onst ports ntjj a.m. qn Thursday; with a largo .cargo. Left for Circular Head nt 12-IJO.p.m,, returned nt lOHO n.nij yesterday innd' toft -for L'nunceston. nt ,B p.m. Took 1287 bags...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 17 January 1891
JBhmIim-mis A'ottacN. MAGIC SOAP MAGIC SOAP lUhtK'i*; Wimi» Is the CHEAPEST mill DUST. MAO 10 8OA1* . WasheH Wlifto us Snow. MAGIC SOAP Cleans Clothes Without Rubbing. MAGIC SOAP Hoes Nut Injure the ITaiuk ? . SI AGIO SOAP ,'i'o bo I'l'ouui'cil £10111 nil Grocers. Single Soup. MAGIC 'SOAP. ' ' !IU«l(i SKAl'i MAGIC SOAP. . ?? E. MILLER and Co., MiimifiicMircirf, LAUNOESTON niul HODART. Fred Steven, Oai'pcntvr mid ISniE«lor, ? P 13 N O U I N . All lcinilfi of Joinery mill Cabinet work dona. ESTIHATHS GlVKN. rurniture, IJt'dstcads, Jkihliii'1. ISUY DIRECT of the MANUFACTURERS - W. COOG-AN & CO.,, BRISBANE STREET, LAUNCESTON. . IlOIIMCN li'HI'nl.NlieA lUvonxUmit. EASY MUMS. EASY TERMS. J'luiiiluio Repaired, Re-npholstoreil, anil llc polished. Mnllrasscs ru-imulu. Wardrobes, Bookcases, Chests Drawers, Duehe-su Tables, (sideboards, Dining Tables, Hull Stands niul Chairs, Couches, Sofas, Leather Suites. Dressers, Sofas, Canu Chain, Bed steads ami Bedding. Wo are the Cheapest House ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 17 January 1891
, «l»ccli»l ArtvcrttMUiiiuiitM. TijfE BANK OF AUSTRALASIA' (Incorporated by Itoyal Charter 183.-.). CAPITAL PAID UP ... ... .C 1 ,fi00,000. HESEHVE FUND ... ... £$W,UW. ? Branches hi -London ami throughout tie Australian Colonies. AOBXTS AM, OV13B THE WOULD. Last half-year's Balance Sheet shows ? Deposits and other Lia bilities^ ? ? £I(! l.V'-i!l u ,. CoInSecuritics,Advnnce« ? '-1'--01 u « and Premises ? £18,H7t),!KU (i 0 North West-Coast Branches — Slicfl'cld, Latrobe, Devonport, Ulvorslonc, Emu H.iv, and Table Cape. ACKEN'S GllAMMAll SCHOOL W ? ? KJili 11AY. PlMXOIPAL :— J. HAMILTON HOVCJS, Certilicated Ti-ained Teacher, Melbourne University ; Cerlilicalcd Teacher, Dmwiii'-, Drill, Gymnastics. ' Senior Lady Assistant:— Miss KOviiitEM, Scuior Laical Examination Cambridge. Collcue of Preceptors, London. . Junior Lady Assistant :— Mibb M. Buown Melbourne University. The course, of instruction includes English in all 'its branches, Latin, French, Mathe matlos, &o. Prospectus; ...
Table Cape Racing Club. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 17 January 1891
Table Cup*! Jtaciiiji- Club. The annual meeting of tho Table Capo Racing Club wns hold at Carroll's Mount Lyoll Hotel on Tuesday night last. Present — Messrs. J-. Fleming (chairman), C. U. M. ITentou, H. P.. Roberts, C. J. lviuoli, J. Carroll, It. Mnyne, J. Mnync. F. 13. Windsor, and !?'. Stuttord, secretary. The minutes of tho lust meeting (held in April, 181)0) were read and confirmed. It wns proposed by Mr. Hobcrts seconded by Sir. Vonton and carried, 'That the annual race meeting for 18!ll bo held on Snttinlny, Starch 21.' Hort-lvcd that notice of tho meeting bo advertised In 'Tho Wellington Times' and one Ijiunceston paper. It was decided that the next meeting of the commute should be held ou Saturday, February 21. Jtessrs. Ferguson and Hay were appointed auditors. A programme of six events which was drawn tip nt the meeting in April last year, was decided upon as follows :— Hurdle Uncc of £-10, Maiden l'lato of £20, Wyiiyurd Cup of £100, Two-Year-Old Itnco of £20, Flying Handi...
WYNYARD NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 17 January 1891
WYNYAP NOTES, (1'IIOM OtJIt OWN COItltKSl'O.NDKN'i'), Sir. M'Oullooli, beiii., of Tublo Capo passed away lo tho gienl majority on Wednesday night at tho ripe ago of 82 yearn, I under stand that the old gcntluiuim had boon ailing fora few days only prior to hlu decease, and therefore! Urn news of his death ciiinu rather us a mirpiihc to imitiy ot IiIh friends in this neighbourhood, The late Mr. M'Oulloeh had been a lohiilcntof this pint fora peilodof about 7 or 8 yearn, but ho was formerly well-known nnd respected in other parts of tho colony. Deceased leaves a fairly largo family nil of whom mo grown up. Some surprisi) was caused on Wcdncediiy ? when it became known that nil applications for ' Slaughtering Licences ' hud boon post poned at Hie Hitting of tho police court tho previous day. Dolli our butchers ns well as tluco fanners uiade application in the tiBiial way, but the SM. (Mr. Clmpiuim) pointed out an objection caused by the framing of ono of the bye-laws of tho Local Board...
DUCK RIVER. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 17 January 1891
DUCK RIVER (FROM A CORRESPONDENT). &nbsp; &nbsp; As I have seen very little notice of this locality lately in your enterprising paper I take this opportunity of furnishing you with a few facts relative to the progressing apace of this district. To the D.R. the last six months of the old year were full of enter- prise, and in the future unrecorded history each inhabitant of this place will look back to the past few months as the memorable starting point from which to date our 'Hagira', or flight upwards. ' It was but a few months ago that residents determined to unite and bring the just re- quirements of this district, its harbour capabilities, etc, before the Ministers. For years past we had been content to look upon this place as the limit of civilisation, and therefore requiring the smallest possible amount of recognition at the hands of officialdom, great or small ; for years past we had seen our port becoming gradually &nbsp; destroyed and closed, and pro...
MAIL NOTICES [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 21 January 1891
MAIL NOTICES Hails close nt Bumio for Lnunccston, nt 0-45 a.m., and fi p.m. ; for Waratah, onco daily, nt 7-15 a.m. ; for AVynynrd, twico dally, nt 8-80 p.m., nml 8 p.m. ; for Stanley once daily, nt 8 p.m. Mails close nt Wynynrd for Durnie, Lnunccston, Hobart, nnd inter vening places, twice dnlly, nt 8 n.m. nnd » p.m. ; for Stanley once dnlly nt 8 p.m. Mails close at Stanley for Wynynvd, Buruie, Lnunceston, and Hobart, onco daily, at 7 a.m. ' Mnlls close nt Warntnh for Bumlc, ionco daily, nt MB p.m. ; for Zechan, Dundns, nnd places en route, thrice weekly, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays at 12. The mnil for Hobart closes at Bumic at 9-i5 n.m. dally.
General Information. POST OFFICE REGULATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 21 January 1891
^VfM'nil iflfOJISIttjiiUJ. I'OST OI'TIUK HKGUJjATIONS. NkwkI'AI'HUB. — Tnsmnulnu newnpapcm [p free wKliln (ho enlnuv, nr lo any Aimlr.ilfiin colony und New Hi-i'ilnnd, If pn«lod within Hisven dnys after pnldlcaliuu i over nuvcn days, hulf-peniiy each. Tasuuuiiau iiuwh papero for places oiitnlde the colonfes, linlf jienny each ,? re-posted Intercolonial or foreign nownpapciH, half-penny each \ bulk parcels oE liowtspnpoiu posted by any publlsbor or newsvendor, ./I per 1b. l'OBToAHDB lo uny o£ the Auslialaslan colonies, ./I each : to Client Uriltufn .12 cac Postage Fkes. — Gutters and pnokots muut bo prepaid by Htnmps ; Ilioae to bo loft till called for, or lor delivery within tho snmo town, must boar a penny stamp for ovory Imlf-onuco ; inland and Intercolonial loUcre, ./2 for overy hnlf-ouiico j lottore for United Kingdom, for ovory hnlf-ouuce,./2J by nny route j packets ocontaiufng gold, ,/2 per ounce. Ke-dlrcctcd Correspondence. — Inland loiter, ./2 each ; Intercolonial lcttcra ./...
MR. LABOUCHERE'S SCHOOL DAYS. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 21 January 1891
MR. LABOUClllSttE'S. SCHOOL DAYS. The following story of Air Luboiicliero'a school days, narrated by I lie 'St. Stephen's Keview,' is probably fine :— Ho wus sub poscd lo bo at C'uinbrldgc, but had come up to towu on . some errand or other, anil ns luck, or the reverse, would have it met Iiis father faeo to faco in the street. -' Why, Henry, what lire you doing hero?' said the astonished parent. 'JCxcuso me, sir, you have the advantage of me,' reiilicd Henry, slarlng impassively at the author oC hU being, and he went on his way leaving the old mini utterly astounded. But it was im portant that Ills visit to London should not bo cajuble of proof, mid so without delay oft lie wont to Cambridge by tlio next truiu. Tho father being determined to get at tho bottom of the mutter, followed by a later train to eca if bis sen was absent from college, and there, of course, ho found the young hopeful at home all right, mid apparently overjoyed lo see his parent. Mr Labauchcrc. sen., believed t...
COMMERCIAL. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 21 January 1891
COMMERCIAL. ' Yesterdny there was ti very sudden elmnge (Jin' (the n'cnther, as the heat experienced for two or thrco days previously gave place to n''rain at an early hour in tho morning, ,,li;anil considerable quantities fell during the ,'ii ,dny. From some of our district corrcspon ??; ??dents we I learn that rain has fallen nt ?!'S!iit fccvexnl places nlong the const. The potato '.crbpAvill bo greatly benofitted by the miu, and growers would no doubt like a couple of diiYB of it. Although tUo rnin wns welcomed '. .by -potato growens, it was not wished for by those who had started harvesting. Several farmers bad started on the Moorcvillc-rond ?'?inud:otln-r places iu the district, nud the rain '. 'caused them to suspend operations. There !Ji''nro no changes to report in the prices of j;!; potatoes; in fact, 110 transactions have tnken place. ? .illv,.; Our iLntiobo contemporary says that I 'general harvesting operations will bo started ' ''ih'tlint district shortly,. nYffy, fi^TV...
YE LEGENDE OF YE PIGGE'S MEADE. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 21 January 1891
TE IXKXIDX ©J? YE JPKOCHB'lJ KEUII, Young Dclavnl had a hunting gone, With his friends in tho chase that day, And a braver n squire there nu'ro was one Than Delavnl, so they sny. At Dolaval Hall was stir nnd din, In the kitchen nil was hurry, When nt tho door a monk camo in From Tynemouth Monastery. Whoso dnlntv is this 1 mioth he. Those dishes large nud small I For our good master's feast they bo, Quoth the cooks, both ono nnd all, A pig a roasting the monk did spy, It smelt right daintly ', Cut off it's head, quoth he, and I Will take it hence with me. Nay, nay, good monk ; nlnek I alack I ' 'We may not give it thee ; But the head he'd cut, and in bin sack ,, Had gone with it in glee. When Delevnl to their tnlo took hood, Ho swore most terribly, Now bring mo hero my swift.st steed, After this churl to Hop. At Moukscaton ho tho mouk o'ertook, And thrashed tho knave full well, With his hunting staff till with pain ho shook And scarce could could crawl to his cell. Within a year and ...
The Wellington Times Published Every Wednesday and Saturday. WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 21, 1891. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 21 January 1891
PubUtheA Jivcry Wcdnemlay and Saturday. WJ-WjYJJSVAV, JAXUA11Y21, 1801. Elsewhere we ptiblfsli a full report of a public meeting held nt Zcchnu on Mondhy, Jnnunry 12, to consiilcr the question of con necting the West Const Silver Fields with the nearest port from which food supplies can be obtained. Advantage was taken of Jlr. Norton-Smith's presence in Zeehnn to hear that gentleman's views witli regard to the intention of tho V.D.L. Company to ex tend their line of railway from AVnrntah to Zcehan — as expressed in their application to the Government lnst June for permission to do so. Tho particulars of the application, ns well ns the utterly inconsistent nnd un warrantable refusal of tho Government to the irequest of the V.D.L. Company, have nlrendy been given in these columns, nnd there is no necessity to again go over the snme ground. But we are sure thnt there is not one right-thinking man in tho colony who supports the Government in their refusal, which strongly savoured of Sou...