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RULES FOR MILKERS. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 15 February 1899
RULES FOR MILKERS. (1.) Work rapidly ; slowness causes loss , of cream. (2.) Milk thoroughly, to the ' last drop, becase the mill.- is the best. (3 )~ Milk at the same time every day. (4 ) Milk cross-wise— that is to Bay, one fore teat on the right and a hind teat on the left, and vice versa ; the milk thus no we more copiously than by parallel milking.: (5.) Milk five fingers and not with index1 md thumb, a fault too common with nilkers. (6.)Do not employ any kind of nuking machines. (7.) To milk young, restive cows raise one of the fore feet. Never strike them. (8.) Always keep the lands clean, and also the cow'sudder and lairy utensils. (9.) During milking avoid listracting or disturbing the cow. Those, who neglect any ot these prescriptions v infallibly lose milk. I ?
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 15 February 1899
AUCTIONEERING. i^ S. W. MAEGETTsIi Auctioneer ' .'.:'. .'^pi GENERAL .COMMISSION-AGENT, g@gj STEELE ST^ DEV:0NP0RT^!i^ 'S prepared to Conduct 'Sales wittVabuitj||S||| . and despatch in any ^art of Tasmania; Sgg« »? '' ' , All kinds of :,e;V- iV~v';v$f|| Produce' Bought, Sold or Received;^ ||iK m Consignment for Bale in the :lxsst- inter isll colonial markets;''^;'^'^ ;' «f|| Liberal Advasoes made i against all con zMA ugnmente. ' Every effort;vmaaef to f secur 3*g|| HIGHEbT PRICES AND PBOHPT BETDBn's.- f$!l§ Backs, Sunlight Oil Cake, ' Bonedust, a' Mm Manures, etc, at lowest rates; ;-'; y.:. i%3.j| ?;——-': ??:-??? -:-r';^v '?-?:-?'' j^gffl S.W.M.has added Jour years'. Sydney, (a s#g jerience to his extensive knowledge' of Tai W&fc manian Trade, and is in touch with all th mMj Intercolonial markets; .yj.,^..:. . / i;':'V'-\ M^ Tasmanian Representative of :''?; '?.?,. . i^^ Messrs Edgin'on arid'.Co? Sydney'., ';-.!: WM Messrs Cooper and Fox,' Saddle and Harnes ,|^ufl Uannfactu...
Shipping. DEVONPORT ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 15 February 1899
f . ? : | Shipping. g ? _, — : ? ? 'X .-' * ? . ' -? AlUilVEli. /if £ Feb. 18— Taieri, ss, 1,068 tons, J^Shep -; hord, from Port Kembla. '?'; Feb. 14— Dorset, ss, 106 tons, W. Holy ';: man, jun., from Stanley. h Fob. 14— Orowaiti, ss, 453 tons, J. U M'Nair, from Strahan. $ SAILED. ?j] Fob. 18— Dorset, ss, 106 tons, W. Holy £ man, jun., for Stanley. t?y Fob. 18— Amy, ss, 76 tons, J. Brown, -V ifor Launceston. & Fob. 13— Thistle, ss, 45 tons, J. Reid, ^'iforJLajjjiceston. rt FetST 14— Taieri, ss, 1,668 tons, J. Shep $ herd, for Newcastle. \' Dorset, ss, sailed for Stanley via ports ?j at 4 a.m. on Monday, and returned last i$ evening, nbout 7 o'clock. ; '!; ' ? ' | Amy, bs, sailed for Launceston at 8i80 i) a.m. on Monday. j Thjstle, ssv, left for Launceston at 7.80 f a.m.1 on Monday.' ~ --?-.;. . i\ Orowaiti, sa,. arrived from' Strahan at V'5.80 p.in. yesterday with 2,020, bags 'of ^Bilver ore.'ahd will return with a cargo of . coke. - ?''?' ,' ?'?? : ??; Taieri, ss, from Kemb...
THE North Western Advocate. Published every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday Morning. FAIR AND IMPARTIAL. WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 1899 TOURISTS AND THE NORTH-WEST. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 15 February 1899
1 THE Publifiied every1 Monday,' Wednesday, and Friday Morning. FAIR -ND IMPARTIAL. n_ - t WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY IS, 1899 TOURISTS AND THE''XrOBTH i . WEST.- ' The price' of a' good-many things 'be sides liberty is vigilance, and in these competitive ? 'dayr when the ' cities are scrambling for the tourists' patronage, it is well that the country centres should be watchful of their interests. Tasmania is becoming more and more recognised as the Switzerland of the South — the playground of Australia — and the capital has consequently had its annual contri butkm of the tourists' gold. With its magnificent harbor, dotted with Her Majesty's warships, its vice-regal hospit alities, and by reason of the fact that it is the seat of Government, Hobart is specially advantaged ; indeed, but for these things and the tourists' season, the lot of the city on the Derwent would be as. unhappy as that of the policeman famed ^ui^modern -op'era. ?'This year ^i^pl^V.ims' Roused' |rom .'Us long 'Soflnn'o...
CUSTOMS RETURNS. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 15 February 1899
CUSTOMS EETURNS. - Stanley. — Customs collections at' Stan ley for week 'ending Saturday, 11th inst —Duties, £24/3/2; wharfage, £2/17/9 light dues,' £12/18/9; harbor dues, £10/4/5; miscellaneous, £1/10/; total, £50/14/1. Burnie.— Collections at theBurnie Cus tom House for the week ending Saturday, 11th inst., were as follow ! — Duties; £100/18/2; wharfage dues, £6/10/8 ; light dues, £11/9/6; total, £117/18/4.
For the Farmers. MORE BUTTER PER ACRE. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 15 February 1899
— r~^ — ~ — n&i For the Faiwei-s. M ? ? ? ^? MORE BUTTER PER ACRE. ? ** Every stock owner admitB the desin' . '' bUity of impro\ing the dairy, herds, i that a larger quantity of milk or butt? ' per head maj' bo obtained than is now tt case. There is ample room for such in provement, and, in view of the important Mich the butter industry has assume! tBjL subject is one which needs to bo po jpftntly kept to tho front. The Amer «*!?.? ^fitli that terseness of expression fc %hich they are remarkable, bay, '? Win you might make and don't make is juf as much dead loss as though you had i v and wastod it.' One of the most coi: spicuous elements of dead loss in dairyin is tho inferior cow. A dairy cow tbj,. ? converts food to the wrong purpose — fi instead of butter fat — is a defective nnU ing machine. With competition annuall growing keener in the world's market, th. absolute necessity for employing the bes machinery and the best cow (that can b produced is self-evident. New SoutJ...
THE CATERPILLAR PLAGUE. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 15 February 1899
THE CATBRPILLAB PLAGUE. Touching what has appeared in 'the column about a remedy for the barley caterpillar pest, a correspondent inform! in- exchange that he has found a top 3ressing of l£cwt. per acre of nitrate of joda in the spring attended with satisfao tory results. The nitrate of soda requires to be applied by itself .unmixed with any [ither fertiliser, and as late as possible con ' riBtent with letting the harrows work with-' jut injuring the growing crop. He was' advised to adopt this practice by a farming^ friend hi Ireland, who said he did not know tho scientific reason why, only it' proved successful. - t
TAINTS IN MILK. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 15 February 1899
TAINTS IN MILK. f A bulletin by Professor Bussell, of thf 'Wisconsin Experimental Station, treats oi the cause, nature, and prevention of taints in milk. Ho divides taints under two, general heads— (1) those produced by living organisms, and (2) those due to the absorption of odors, or to the derange ment of the normal functions of the am J mal. He discusses the bacteria of milk! the manner in which they get into milk,' the effect of temperature on their growth,1 and the specificfermentationswhich canse taints in milk and cheese. The direct ab sorption of taints before and after milking, the discrimination between directly-ab sorbed taints and biogenic taints, the treat ment of tainted milk, and the method ol eliminating taints, are treated in local order. In concluding a comprehensive list of suggestions as to the care of milk, animals, and utensils, Professor Bu&sell has this to say : — ' In caring- for milk, it should bo' remembered that two things axe necessary — (1) to ...
No. 2. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 15 February 1899
No. 2. From Burnio' to tho River Roman ono travels in a comfortable' carriage on tho Emu Bay Railway Co.'s railway. Tho speed maintained is not great, as the trip ; takes five hours, but the running is, smooth, and the passenger is as comfort able as sitting in an armchair. The cost is 21b 6d first class. Not to dilate at length on the construction of the railway, I must say that the company has per formed wonders to^ormtruct in so short a time a lino through such a country. The work, although light for somo 10 miles, is for the remainder far heavier than any other railway work in Tasmania; cut ting after cutting so deep that you can hardly see the top out of the carriage windows, and much of it through hard rock. The scenery in parts is beautiful, though uninteresting in others, and no matter how busy a traveller should he, reading, sleeping, or playing ' penny nap,' ho should suspend operations and have a look at the park like country around Hadfield, where the long, clean grassy ...
MESSRS BRIDGE & CO.'S REPORT. Sydney, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 15 February 1899
MESSES BRIDGE WCO.'S REPORTi Sydney, Tuesday, j ' v'M&sfe -John Bridge and'Cd.r produce merchants/ Sussex-street, Sydney, report this (Tuesday) evening as follows : — Pota- toes are quiefat £4/10/ to-day, and Queens hind orders,are comparatively small, which points to still lower values, although Btocks do not exceed 6,000 sacks. Warrnambools are now selling at £3/5 with equal freights to Queensland, so we cahriotMook for any improvement. Turnips are worth £2/10/| but the demand is slow. Blue peas are scarce and are worth 4/6 for best samples ; greys to 3/9. Chaff is dull, Tasmanion being worth -J2/15/ to £3. Heavy supplies are coming from Victoria.
Pugnacious Women. BELABOR CONSTABLES WITH PALINGS. A BUGGY CHOPPED TO PIECES. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 15 February 1899
. . , Pugnacious Women. BELABOR CONSTABLES WITH . *; ' PALINGS. .A BUGGY CHOPPED TO PIECES. An extraordinary disturbance is re ported to have occurred at Monwonga, near Forbes, New South Wales, in which two constables named Brandon and M'Rae were sevorely injured. The officers visited the township in_ search of somo goods stolen from a store in Forbes. They were not successful in their quest, but found a buggy which they believed to be identical with one taken from a blacksmith's shop in Forbes some time ago. Then: next step was to arrest a man named M'Lean in connection with this matter, and thoy succeeded in doing go, though he presented a rifle at them. While they wore taking M'Lean into custody the officers were set upon by two women, who battered them about the head with palings, considerably injuring them. They kept hold, of their prisoner, however, and drove tho women off. In the midst of this attack several local residents made a rush at the buggy and chopped it to pieces. T...
THE SYDNEY PRODUCE MARKET. OUR SPECIAL REPORT. POTATO MARKET OPENS AT £5. A FALL TO £4 TO £4/10/. MORE COMPLAINTS OF BAD SAMPLES. Sydney, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 15 February 1899
THE SYDNEY TEODUCE MARKET. . OUB SPECIAL EEPOBT. POTATO MARKET OPENS AT £5. / A PALL TO £ 4 TO J64/10/. /MORE COMPLAINTS OF BAD f ' 'SAMPLES. Sydney, Monday. As anticipated last week, tthe potato market opened to-day at .E5 iof Circulars. Tho ss Easby's cargo was first on the mar ket. Later on. when the ss Kini arrived, prices dropped 5/, and this evening JE4/10/ is the top figure. Unless the .demand is better for Queensland to-morrow the mar ket will be-JM. 'Warrnambools on spot arc selling at £3/10/ ; 1,500 bags ore due to-morrow by' the ss Burrumbeet: --Ghaff , is quoted at £3/5/ '-for best to' 'JE2/15/ for good. 'OatenTstrawris'scarcerriTurnips- are selling at £2/5 with a downward ten dency. Oats are., quoted at 1/11, bran at 8d, and pollard at lOd. ? Onions are worth £4/10/, and best; brands flour £6/15/^ Lucerne hay rose to-day to £3 with large sales. Sydney, Tuesday. Tho potato market to-day is in a -very uncertain- eoridition',_£4/10/ being the ruling price, whilst some agen...
The Biter Bit. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 15 February 1899
j The BiterVBit ?? ? . ? — ' . ' ' * This is the story as it was told to me (writes our Stanley correspondent) by a .reliable person.' Away down in a hut at Green Point recently a number of brawny - sons of the soil sat around around the fiio spinning yarns over then: evening pipe. : The subject turned on the time when' in younger days some of them had ' va moosed' many a garden. It was mentioned that there was a fine , strawberry bed loaded with the luscious fruit quite handy. The remark, though to all appearances made casually, was really for the benefit of one of the company who was a recent arrival. The bate ' took ' and the party were quickly in motion, and on reaching the locality spread them selves out. The new - comer was . soon alone; and he was shortly chal lenged in a gruff voice, which was fol lowed by a bang bang from a gun. He ^ took to night, but was prevented from re turning the way he come, ~f or across the path was a sentry, and again there was a discharge of firea...