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CORRESPONDENCE. THE CODLIN MOTH. (TO THE EDITOR.) [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 21 January 1891
COttllESPONUMCE, ' l'JCE COUIJl' MOTH. (TO THE HDITOit.) Slit,— Iii your i«Hiio of Jniiunry 1J, nil ox traot wns given from tho Lntrobo uowspapor wherein It was Btnted that tho members of the Meiuuy 1'ruit Board, nt a recent meeting, hnd arrived at thu decision that (in the Mersey district) ' tho grub went into tho apple tram tho chock and not from tho oyo,' Jfnvlng been nsked for my views ou tho nbovo tiubjoot, us to whother tho egg Is deposltetl on tho outside of tho fruit or in tho cnlyx of tho Jlowcr, from experience anil close observation 1 must hold to tho latter theory, hnving been fully convinced on many occasions it Is correct, with fow or any ex ceptions. How do tho members of tha Mersey Fruit Hoard bear out their theory ? when the moth makes Its nppenrauco in early spring (October) when there are fow or no apples formed, at tho anno timo bearing in mind the fact that the moth only oxists from three to nine days j nnd many instances have occurred where tho larvm havo mado ...
NEWS IN BRIEF. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 21 January 1891
SEWS IrV UllIEV. ? -^- ? — The recent Burnie Bports resulted in » profit of about £15, Allowing for this there is now about £20 owing 011 the Recreation Ground which the committee hope to -dpo out next year. Two cases of confluent small-pox are re ported from Adelaide on board tho ship Airlie from llio Jnneiro. A military encampment of Hobart nud Lnuucestou Hides nnd Auxiliary forces will bo held at Hoss noxt Easter. The Artillery will bo exercised at tho Hobnrt bnttories nt the snme time. An Amorlcan doctor hns como f orwnrd and clnlms thnt in 187a ho invented a process of inoculation for consumption. Tho population of Tnsmanin for the year 1891 is estimated at 151,051, being an in crease of 15,211 as compared with 1880. Tin University Cricket Match (Sydney nnd Jlelbourno) was concluded on Saturday, and resulted in n win for Sydney by loven
Railway Meeting at Zeehan. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 21 January 1891
Railway Meeting at Zeehan. (' Hkehak-Dundas HunALD.' The largest meeting wo hnvo had nt Zeohnn wns held nt Anderson's Hotel ou Monday, January 12. Mr. Myiing explained an error wns made in tho ' Herald,' in n previous issue, whore it wns made to appear that Mr. Norton-Smith had invited the residents to meet him, when it was really the suggestion of a number of tho townspeople that his presence ou tho Held should bo taken advantage of in order that residents might learn the naturu of the proposal made by the Emu Bay nnd Bisohoff Railway Company to 3onnect Zeehan with Wuratah. He then moved Mr. Elbtirn to tho chair. The chairman said thnt the more outlets tho field had, the bettor it would be for it. At present it only had the sea, nnd that is not to bo relied upon. In the past wo hnvo unrrowly escaped Btnrving, mid wo nre likely to have a recurrence of the starvation time, unless tho Strahan railway is opened before the winter. What wo want is con nection with tho North West Coast (n...
THE CODLIN MOTH. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 21 January 1891
THE CODLIN fl(OTH, Ah important seizure of infected fruit was mndo at Burnio, on Monday last, by Ur. W. Chambers, inspector under the Codlin Moth Act. Eleven cases of fruit consisting of apples and pears, lauded by tha Flora on Sunday, were found to bo infected with Codliu Moth and were confiscated nt tho Custom Houso ou Monday morning. There were six cases of apples and four nnd a-half enscs of. pears, ine consignees were rcsi rcsiclents of Burnio, with one exception, the other residing at Waratah. Tho seizure was mndo under tho regulations of tho Codlin Moth Act, 1888, wherein it is provided :— ' 18. Any inspector mny open or cause to be opened any box, bnrrol, bag, or other re ceptacle containing fruit for tho purpose of inspecting the fruit therein. U. Any in spector finding any infected fruit in nny box, - . v:--» barrel, bag, or other rucoptnolo, shall prohibit tho romovnl or exportation of kiioIi Infoctcd fruit, and shall cnuso all such infeetcdfrult to treated for tho offcot...
SHIPPING. BURNIE. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 21 January 1891
!Sflll»l»l\-;. ml u : ij.j -\ * ? m ? ? — ? — . nuimrix:. v ;A ,.iiH ,:? ?'., AlllllVED . *„**- Jnmiary 17.— Horbort, h.b., 181) ,1,0ns, 0, 5'ait, from Lnunceston. '' v '* ' Jniiuary 18 — Florn, s.s., 12T3 tons, J.wVy ,,,BonHoy, ..from Melbourne PnsftoiiKCiB— ? ''? Jtostlames Laiitt, MntthowB, Kees, Snow, Skephiutl, Chalmers (2), Senior, Boyd ; ?'Wbscs Haiilon (2), Mill, Ponalunn, Olnncoy, ., Willis, Honrtrl, Cunning i Messrs. Boyd, ?'Chalmers, Carter, ' Frnser, Lakin, Moora, Hill,,Pnrim, Hylnnd, Brown, Irwin, Drlscoll, Nlffcll, ' Shnldo, Webb, O'Brien Olancoy, ™Cookp, ..:Brow.ii,.J3oltor, , Connolly, Culler, —Btenrno, Cnptaia Jones, Master Hnymcnt; nnd ,84 fn tho steomgo. _Jnmmry 10. — Stnr, s.s,, 4!) tons, W. Holy lllllll, JUUt, J.1U1M XJIIUUUUDLUIV I1UU WllQl- |iuiio. „. ? ? ' .. .'...BAILED. ? Jnminry 18. — Herbert, s.s., 180 tons, O, .? - -Tn.it, for Jtncqunrio Hnrbour. January 18. — Flora, ss., 12711 tons, J. V. Bcntly, for Launccston. . : January 10.— Star, s.b.', 43 tons, W....
TASMANIAN NEWS. LAUNCESTON. Tuesday Night. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 21 January 1891
TASMANIAN NEWS. 9 IBy Eleotmo Teleouaph.J (1'llOM OUll OWN OOIIHESI'ONDISNT.) LAUiXCESTON. Tuesday Night. It is gcncrnllythouglit thnt business people hero will decline to observo Weducsdny, tho 28th inst,, ns a holiday for tho celebration of Centennial Dny, only the banks nud public oiUccs closing. The action of tho Premier in endeavouring to mnko tho whole colony observe a holiday for the Hobnrt Regatta, has been strongly commented upon. Mr. Henry Ritchie has obtained a verdict against Mr. George Shields, juu., liny and corn merchant, owing to tho smoke from his chimney causing Mr. Ritchie serious incon venience. Mr, Shields wns ordered to remedy or abat3 the nuisance within two days nud wns ordered to pay the cost of tho case. Lastcst Mining Quotations : — Comet, b 21/., s 22/. j Comet Extended, b £7 j Godkiu, i* b 12/1) j Godkin' (paid up), b 14/., s 10/ j Godkiu Extended, b 2/7, s 2/0, sales 2/G ; Zeelinns, s »/. ; Silver Crown, s £8/10 ; Silver Hills, b 85/., s 40/., sales 87/...
HOBART. Tuesday Night. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 21 January 1891
JIOUAIIT. ? Tuesday Night. Ihe contractors for the telegraph line from Onse to Zcclinu (Messrs. Elthnm and Grubb) will complete their work to the Iron Store, (50 miles), after which they will throw up their contract and forfeit £150. They ex pect to finish up this week. Tenders aro being called for a continuation of the con tract to Zcchnn. xiie sittiugs or tue I'eiiomI Council commenced this morning, and were opened by His Excellency tho Governor, iu tho Council Chamber. The Colonies represen ted nhd the delegates arc — Victoria. Messrs. Muuro and Shiels ; Queensland, Sir S. Grllllth nnd Mr, Mncrossnn ,? Tasmania, Messrs. B. S.. Bird nnd A, I. Clark. New South Wnle, South Australia, Now Zealand nnd Fiji nro not represented. It is expected thnt tho session will be concluded this week. . In to-day ,s 'Gazette' Messrs. Robert Harrison, Georgo Sehell, and George Dakin inve been appointed1 members of tho Wamtah Local Board of Health, and the name of Henry Biggs and (Thomas King ' remove...
LONDON, JAN. 16. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 21 January 1891
LONDON, JAN. 10. (AdililioiuU to Preelotu Teltigravis). ?. In nu article published this morning Pro fessor Koch'stntcs thnt tho strength of tho glycerine solution with which ho eultivntes tho bnccili Is f rom 40 to CO per cent. It is believed that thu substance is derived from albumen. He maintains thnt tho uso of tho lymph hns fully confirmed its effect. It is considered probable that President Harrison will refuse to recognise the claims of the Chliieso Government for equal com mercial nud residential rights for Chinese iu America to those enjoyed by the United States' subjects iu China. It is thought that the proposal to abolish the corn laws iu Germany will be rejected by a large majority iu the Rciohstng. It hns been definitely decided to open the Chicago Exhibition on May 1, 180!). The Countess of Russell is suing her husband, Lord Russell— grandson of the famous statesman— for n divorce, on the grounds of cruelty. LONDON, JAN. 17. ' The wheat market is very steady. South Aust...
MISCELLANEOUS. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 21 January 1891
MIBOBIiLAKKOUH, Kllllugfl nf tlio Kiiprcina Court In IU Kmiill Djbls jurisdiction, for oases up to £1110, will bu he'd ivt Uiiiniu on January -'!, April IU, AujtuU 8, Oelubor 'U ; at Ulvorslono cm Jnnu.iry 2-', April 17, Anoint 7, Oatobur 2!I. Knnyaroi) hunting bfi,dnM Murcli 8I,endn duly III. Opossum huiitiug IjultIum Miiv 1, cuds July III. Wild duck, teal, widgeon, plnvor, oiiiu, blnck hwiui, grouiul dove, mid Oiipu llniTon goose HhooLIng begliiH Jiiinmry 11, oiuls July 111. CJiuill shootliiL' beKliiH JMivy 1,011118 July no. Wnltlo-biiil «liootlntt botfliiH May 21 , ends J uly 111, Kngllnh poroli llshllig begins January 1, ends August 81. Salmon nud Irout Hnhing begins September 1, endu April SO. O.vnter llHhlng begins March 1, cuds October 111. Oysters imwtnot bo taken less Ibiin 2m. in their miinllest diameter, under n penally not exceeding £10. It is unlawful to take lloinidem lesn tlmn Din. in leiiKtb, or crayllsh less than Win. long, or fomnle ibh having Kpnwn. Fresh wiiter n...
NEW SOUTH WALES. SYDNEY, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 21 January 1891
NfiW SOUTH WALES. Sydney, Tuesday, A conference to consider the question of Australian Labour Federation is to bo held' hero on February 0. Up to tho present Sydney nnd Adalnldo only hnvo signified their intention of being represented, but the conference will bo hold 011 thu date fixed iu any case, Melbourne nud Queensliwul nro expected to scud delegates. Thu River Murriinbldgeo nt Wngg.i In in Hood, while the laud on river side, north of Wnggn, is under wattur. Albert Willgross, toller of the IVidrfiiigtoii Brunch of the English Scottish, 11ml Aus tralian Chartered Bank, hns bcun committed for trial. 011 four charges of mnklng fulso entries, . .
CONVEYANCES [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 21 January 1891
CONVEYANCES llio mail cart (tnksng passengers) leaves Stanley for Wynynrd daily nt8 n.m. ; lcnvhiL' Wynynrd cncli day for Stanley nt 8 n.m. Fares 12/. ?-.-.. Wiseman's conches lenvo Wynynrd daily tor Ulverstono, nt 8-80 a.m., nnd 8-80 n.m., leaving Bumio nt in' n.m. and 0-80 p.m. Fares— Wynynrd to Ulvcrstone,8/.; Wynynrd to Burnle, 8/. ; Uurnie to Ulverstone, fi/. A trnin leaves Bunilo encb day for AVamtah it 8 n.m., returning from AVnrntah nt 2 p.m. Trains lenvc Ulverstonn fnv 'Tdiiinnnstnn twice dnfly at 0'80 a.m., and 1-85 p.m. Note.— Coaches and Trains do not run ou Sundays. The T.S.N. Co.'s steamers leave Bumic every AVcdnesday afternoon for Melbourne, leaving Melbourne overy Saturday for Bnrnfe, nnd leaving Birnilo for Dovonport and Launccston every Sunday morning.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 21 January 1891
HllNlllUNN ]V-»tiCCM. ^ Yotjb Toilet Is Incomplete without u bottle of Ayer's llnirVigor. To preserve tbo colour, l»euii*,v, hikI iiliun«litiieu of the hair,— to free tho scalp from troublesome humours, semi:, and dandruff,— to restore faded, thin, or gray hulr to is former colour ami f tdluess, — to promote n new nnd luxuri ant growth,— and to impart to the hair a silken texture nnd n lasting nud dolicate fragrance, no other preparation of the kind ?' approaches Ayer's Hair Vigor. Suited aliko lo tho NEfiDS of both sexes, it is considered 'queen of tho toilet' by the aristocracy of all lands. Ayor's Uafr ArIgor. gives to the whiskers, beard, and moustache that softness and gloss so much admired by tlio ladies, and though before tho public over thirty years, it is still the most |io|»llliu; mid rilNllf onnlllo dressing in the market, being in greater demaml thnn nil other similar preparations combined. Clenn, wife, inexpensive ; put up fn strong, convenient, nnd lmndsomo bottles, at...
THE Early Bushrangers OF TASMANIA. INTRODUCTION—(Continued). [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 21 January 1891
THE Early .Bushrangers OP -TASMANIA. [Bx James Bonwiok, munor of 'Goo- graph of Australia and Now Zealand,' &o,, &o.] Introduction — (Oontinuod). ? Macquario Harbour was nssooiati'd with all thnt ia revolting in arlino aiirt .torrllilu' in punishment. Hull's Gates, ns its entrances was called, wan first lmssod by. Captain Kelly, in tlio service of Mr Birob, a Hobart Town merchant, in 1810. Tho inlot received tho namo of the Now South Wales Governor, and an island that of Sarah, from tho namo of tho merchant's wife. Tho 'roward of Mr lliroh'a onter prise was ono year's monopoly ot tho ulna Tho harbour is on tho wostorn sido of the island. Tho shores aro rocky nud gloomy, and tho almost perpetual miim add 110 obeorfuhioss to tlio atmosphere. King's River is tho northorn tributary, ana, at a aiscauco or neariy tuirty nines southward, tho harbour vocoivos tho hurrying viators of tho noblo Gordon. Tho watora woro dark, turbulent, and heavy, impregnated with noxious gases ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 21 January 1891
Selection 9f»ti«c. TO THU KLKOTORS OF WELL! NOTON r^ ENTLUMEN.-Tbou to announce my ^-A solf us a cnmlUlnto for one of tlio seats nt tho forthcoming General Kleetloii, for tho return of two moiuboru to represent this Importnut constituency in the House of Assembly. As I intend to address you nt tho various contros throughout tho electorate, I will, on this occasion, uioroly glvo n brief outline of my political viows, Tho oxtouslon of tlio Westorn ltnllwny, from Ulvorstono to Wynyard ; completion and Improvement of harbours ; nud construction of good metalled roads, in the outlying districts, will receive my strong support. In my opinion tho progress nnd prosperity of tho North West Const mainly dopouds upon tho facilities afforded to bring the West Coast Silver Fields within easy dislnnco of tho agricultural settlements, nnd In vlow of this fact the Van Oicmcn's Laud Compnny should bu encouraged to extend thoirmllwny from Wnrntiih to Zoehan, or Government should purchase tho line nud...