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The Wellington Times Published Every Wednesday and Saturday. WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 28, 1891. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 28 January 1891
Published JHcerij Wednesday and Saturday. WEDNESDAY, JANUARY SS, 1801. iNTuncoLONiAii Mail Sebvioe. — From inquiries mndc nt Hobnrt we lenrn that the tenders for tho intorcoloninl mall service havo not yet been accepted. Considerable delay has been caused owing to tho manner hi which Messrs. Hittlrfart J'arker nnrl Co. nnd the T.S.N. Co. sent in their tenders. The distinct intention of the Hon. B. S. Bird, Postmaster General is to have a bi-weekly service direct between Launceston nud Mel bourne, nnd n weekly service between Devonport nnd Melbourne, via Emu liny and Circular Head. This could have been secured for £4000 per annum if tho Minister hud been free to accept a tender for a weekly service from Messrs. Huddnrt, Parker, and Company, but the conditions attached to the Tnsninninn Steam Navigation Compnny's tenders rendered it necessary, if a const service via Burnio and Stanley wero to be performed, that their tenders for tho whole of tho servico should be accepted ; nnd their ...
Rust in Wheat. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 28 January 1891
llust in Wheat. Mr, Arthur Fltzgor.dil, Howunfuls, and at onu tlmo a farmer iu thu Hunter Ilivur district (N.S.W.) of twenty-live years' stand- ing, gives tho ' Town unil Gauntry Journal ' his experience of iirovuutinur rust In wheat as fullowH : — Plough tho laud at leant livo inches duo, Land -thut will not Htand oultl tingjlhat deep is not worth sowing ill wheat. ?Select good seed, and sift it through u solve large enough to allow nil umall, broken, imperfect, and inferior sued, ami foreign mnttor to go through retaining only tho plump, large grain. 1'iokle HiIh grain In a Btroni brine of Liverpool milt, with aqunrtur pound of Milestone (mdplintu of copper) lo tho biiihel of grain. Have tho ploklu about bloodhcnt, and soak tho grain In it for from four ti- six houi'8. Then tako tho grain out, onil sprcml It upon any clean floor, mid mix us much elnck lime with it as tho seed will convenietly tako up ; place the whole in u heap, and leave It on tho floor from ten to twclvo hours. ...
A Dangerous Road. (TO THE EDITOR.) [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 28 January 1891
A. DiingrevoiiN ltonil. (TO THEEDITOn.) Sir, — I bog to' call attention to that por:- tlon of tho Morovillo rond that goes through Mr. Oldakor's lnnd. It wns a great improvo mout when the road wns taken that wny, and tho prospect is charmlngwhen youdrnw near tlio waterfall ; yet with »11 its advan tages the road 'Is dangerous for tho want of a fence on the side of it next tho deep gorge. It is to bo hoped that a fence -will bo put thcro before nn accident happens that will require a coroner's inqueot, and that mny leave ' Somo swoot babe fathorlets, Oi' some poor widow mourning.' (. BSEllVElt. Burnlc, Jan. 27, 1891.
CORRESPONDENCE. A Visit to Wynyard. (TO THE EDITOR.) [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 28 January 1891
COItRISSPOADMCIil. A. Visit to Wynyaril. fTO TUB EDITOli.) Sin, — Having come across the Straits to recruit my strength, I have lately visited many of your health-giving townships on thii North West Coast. Signs of substantial prd trrpss nrn nnmirtmfc from Dcvonnort to Wvn ynrd. Nature has done much for tills part of Tasmania. While admiring the outward features of the colony, it is alleged that 111, uiy of the laws of the island are a (loud letter, The traveller cannot fail being eutmnccd' with Tasmania's natural beauties ; but tliera is cause for regret that there arc uLsu to bo seen some beautiful crop, of thistles. In Wynyurd there are these uuxiuii* peiU grow ing in the centru oi thu township. From these there is enough seed to supply the dis-' trict, especially in a plot opposite Nisbiit's Coffee I'alaee and thj Bank of Austr.ilnsu. Can you, Mr. Editor, inform the public whoso duty it is to sec that tho Thistle Act is carried out? Is Table Cape a municipality, or is the town a...
SHIPPING. BURNIE. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 28 January 1891
shipping. arrived. January 25. — Flora, s.s., 1278 tons, J, V, Bontloy, from Molbourno. Pnssougors — Mctxlnmcs Qcnr, Gallant, Henth, Wnkco, Qimir, Sale, M'Eachorn, JI'Noil j MIbbob Webster, Van Pelt, Ford, Corps, Brown, M'MIllnn, Sims, Dowhors, Hudson s Messrs, Vlrgoo, Corps, Wako, Kirklmm, Coutts, Hnwkin, William, Heath mid sou, Freeman, Burns, Amhoim, Kennedy, Prlnglo, Duff, Slmw (2), Tliomns, Fowler, Stanley, Mow bray, Gray, ll'Ndl, Jt'Coll, Jlilbourno; mid 85 in the steomgo. Jnuunry 20.— Stnr, s.s., -10 tons, W. Holy man, jun., from Launcoslon. January 22.— Stnr, b.b., 40 tons, W. Holy - man, jun., from Tnblo Capo. ??' 7 '; ? SAILED. January 25. — Flora, a s., 1278 toiiB, J. V. Bcntley, for Lauticcston. January 20.— Star, b.b., 40 tons, W. Holy man, juri., for Tnblp Gape. January 27.— Star, b.b., 40 tons, AV. Holy man, juii., for LauncCBton. - Tho Flora arrived from Molbourno on Sunday morning last about 0 o'clock and loft again about lmlf an hour' Inter for Devonport and Launce...
COMMERCIAL. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 28 January 1891
COMMERCIAL. Some splendid rains for the potatoes fell nt intervals yesterday which will mnke the farmers smile. Harvesting was suspended in consequence. According to our Devonport contemporary the more eastern districts from hero have not been favoured with rain for some time and it is badly wanted. Locally potatoes arc worth £8 per ton, clmfl £8, and oats about 1/9. There is a good demand for chaff and oats for the West Coast.
WYNYARD NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 28 January 1891
WYNYAP NOTES. (I'KOSt OUn OWN OOltitESl'ONDBNT), Tho quarterly .meeting of tho committee of tho Tablo Capo Agricultural anil Pastoral Society win hold In tho library, on Saturday last. Mr. O. J. Mnekoiiiiio, M.H.A,, presided and thoro was a good 'attendance of inombors; '^Tho 'mliiiitos of -- tho previous meeting wore conilrmed, A dlsousslon on tho prlr.0 . list for tho forthcoming show ensued nnd soma slight alterations worj unanimously approved of, The chopping mutch, which of Into has been n. favce, wub eliminated from tho lint. Tho llrst prize in some of tho classes in regard to cattle was reduced to a uniform rnto oil £1. To compensate for theso reductions two flrst-olnsses woro nddeil ' to the cattle, vlss,, Ayreshlres ami Polled Angus breeds. As theso cattle are being Introduced into the district if was thought advisable to offer prizes for the eucoumgomont of now impor tations. Two guineas, a special from Mr It. Mackenzie, will bo added to the prize for Uuutow,,aittl 11. ape...
Burnie Supreme Court. SATURDAY, JANUARY 24. (Before His Honor Judge Adams and jury of three.) [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 28 January 1891
Burnie Supreme Court, Saturday, Januauy 24. (lief ore His Honor Judge Aduuis nnd ' jury of three.) .T. T. Aiimrt?i» v ,.' w vm»n _-01nlm for £82/7/. Mr.'T. 3 Crisp ?for plaintiff, Mr. F. K. Millar for defendant. Jury — Messrs. A. Moimlngton (foreman), T. Keuiicr nnd W. Lnldlnw. This was nn ncllou for tho recovery o£ &U2/7/., being amount due on account of a quantity o£ potatoes sold by plaintiff to defendant in May, 18110. Tho olaim was subsequently increased to & il/18/7 by dif ference in the number of bags purohnssil from idcCcudunt und bags returned. Tho defendant claimed ho wns not indebted nml put in n sot-olt showing the plaintiff to bj JiB/7/2 in Ilia debt. The set-off wns maijc up as follows : — Dr. — August 2-ij 18711,' balance due nnd money lent .-B12/7/U j 1885, for goods supplied, £0/8/8 ; 1880, Juno, ensh advanced, £20, picking over 17 tons pota toes, £8/8/.; freight on live tons rejected, JE1/10/., 77 sacks £2/4/11 ; total £45/14)4. Or.— 1883, cash paid...
News in Brief. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 28 January 1891
Xcws in Brief. The nnnunl meeting of the Burnio Insti tute will be holdat tho Town-linll, to-morrow night, nt 8 o'clock. The usual monthly meeting of the Table Cape Road Trust will bo hold to-day, and the Emu Bay Road Trust to-morrow. Mr. C. Bmdlaugh, M.P., is seriously ill .-.net ljfs condition is considered very eritlral. Nominntlons for Stanley races to bo held on March 17, closo with tho secretary, Mr. E. J. Rorradnle, on Saturday, Vebrunry 28 ; accjptnnces March 18. SSoohnu is to hnyo a Town Bonrd.
MISCELLANEOUS. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 28 January 1891
JIIBOKIiLANKOUH. Kitting* of tho Supreme Court iu ils Sum 11 Debts jurisdiction, for cases up to £1011, will bu helil nt lturnio on January 21. April H, August 8, October 24 ; at Ulveistonu on January 28, April 17, August 7, October 2!t. Kangaroo hunting begins March 81, cnils July HI. Opossum hunting begins May 1, ends July 111. Wild duck, teal, widgeon, plover, emu, black swan, ground clove, nnd Cape Barren goose shooting begins Jnmiary 11, ends July 81. Quail shooting begins May 1, ends July 80. Waltlc-liinl shooting begins May 21, ends July 111. English perch fishing begins January 1, ends August ill. Nalmou and trout fishing begins September I, ends April !IO. Oyster fishing bculns March 1, ends October HI. Oysters must not bu taken less than 2m. in their smallest diameter, under n penalty not exceeding £10. It Is unlawful to take flounders less than tlin. In length, or crayfish less than Kiln, long, or female fish baring spawn. Fresh wntor mullet nnd silver bream must bo tnken...
CONVEYANCES [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 28 January 1891
CONVEYANCES The mail cart (taksng pnssengcrs) leaves Stanley for Wynyard daily at 8 a.m. ; lonving Tynynrd cnoh day for Stanley nt 8 a.m. Fares 12/. - ' , . ? ? ; Wiseman's conches leave Wynynnl dnily or Ulvcratonc, nt 8'SO a.m., nnd 8'80 p.m., caving Burnio nt 10 n.m. nud 5-80 p.m. 1 ares— Wynynnl to Ulvcrstonc, 8/. ; Wynyard o Burnio, 8/. ; Burnio to Ulvorstono, --/. A train leaves Burnic each day for Wamtnh t 8 a.m., returning from Wnratnh nt 2 p.m. Trains leavo Ulverstono for Launceston wlco dally at 0'80 a.m., and 1*85 p.m. Note. — Coaches and Trains do not run on lundays: The T.S.N. Co.'s Btcamors leave Burnie very Wednesday afternoon for Melbourne, mving Melbourno every Saturday for iurnic, and leaving Burnio for Dovonport ml Lauuccston every Sunday morning.
INTERCOLONIAL NEWS. VICTORIA. MELBOURNE, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 28 January 1891
INTERCOLONIAL JEWS, [By Submaiiinb Cable.] (1'B.OM OUB OWN COimESPONDENTS.) VICTORIA. Meldoubne. Tuesday. An inquest ou tho body of the young woman Sjelln Marks, nged 24, who wns murdered nt Clifton Hill, Bhortly before midnight on Sunday by n young man named John Wlson wns commenced to-dny. IVilloo, drew a razor and nlmost cut tho elrl's hend off nnd partly cut his own thmni. The Coroners jury to-day returned n verdict of wilful murder against Phclnu who murdered tho woman Sutton nt South Ynrm n few -days ago. , It is understood that arrangements nre nlmost completed for sending a team of Mounted Rifles to England to take part in the military competition there. Latest Seratei'.-iigs : — Newmarket Handi cap, Essex nnd Ronald. Australian Cup, Ronald. Later. Doctor Singleton tho well known physician and philanthropist is very ser'ously ill. The symptoms avo so grave that two doctors have been called in. The doctor is now 811 .years old.