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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 17 February 1899
HTDAD1? pifipc | Friday, March 17, 1899. 1. Maiden Hurdle, o5 10 sovs; second 'horse to -receive 2 so vs. from.' the stake. Distance, 1£ miles. Weight, -? lOst. Entrance, 10s. 2. Latbobb Tukf Club Handicap} of 30 * sovs; second horse to receive 5 sovs from stake. .ljf miles. ( JNqmi- nation, 20sV aceeptanceVlOsV '-, 3. Handicap HnEDLE^of 25 soys^second * hbrse''toTreceivo 5 'sdysTfrmn!!^ stake. Distance, 2 miles. Nomi nation, 15s ; acceptance^lOs. . 4. Devon Purse, of 10 sovs ;' second horse' to. receive 2 sovs from the stake. For maiden horses, the bona fide property of residonts in the county of Devon three months prior to day of race. Distance, once round the course (1 mile .71 chains). ^Weight foFage. * Entrance, 10s. 5. Handicap Steeplechase, of 25 sovs ; second horse to receive 5 so v» from the stoke. Distance,' a^oujf 2£ miles. '' Nomination! 20b'; accept ance, nil., ? 6. Flying Handicap, of 12 bovb ; second horse to .receive 2 sova.frqm- thqi stake. -Distaiice, 6 farlongg?*'...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 17 February 1899
Birth. FINLAY. - On February 3, at 'Frogmore,' Hobart, the wife of G. L. Finlay— a son. Marriages. MOTT-HINGSTON. - On February 8, at &nbsp; Hamilton-on-Forth, Alfred Isaac, second eldest son of Robert Mott, to Florence An- nie, eldest daughter of William Hingston, of 'Clover Hills,' Ulverstone. &nbsp; ROTHWELL- KNOWLES. - On January 25, at ' Williamswood,' Boss, by Bev C. Jones, Bertram J., third son of T. E. Rothwell, of Tunbridge, to Epsey L., seventh daughter of late John Knowles, of Boss. ROSE-HANCOCK. - On February 6, at: the residence of the bride's parents, Zeehan, by the Bev J. Williams, Elizabeth Mabel, youngest daughter of Mr John Hancock, to Frederick George, youngest son of Mr 7. Bose, Ballarat. Deaths. SHEEHAN. - On February 14, at his parents' residence, Inveresk, Launceston, John Ed ward, youngest son of Jeremiah and Nora Sheehan, aged-11 months. ? - ROUGH. - On February 13. at his late resi dence, Belstead street, Zeehan, Henry, the beloved husband o...
The Late Colonel Crawford. THE STORY OF HIS LIFE [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 17 February 1899
The Late Colonel Crawford. &nbsp; THE STORY OF HIS LIFE. . . (From a Special Correspondent.) The late Colonel Andrew Crawford, who died on the 7th February last at his residence, 'Deyrah,' Castra, at the ad- vanced age of 84, had had in many &nbsp; respects a noteworthy, career, ,both as a soldier of the old East India Company and as a colonist of 35 years' standing in Tasmania. Born on 23rd January, 1815, at Devonport, England, the son of Com- mander Crawford, R.N., in 1833 he joined the East India Company's service is an ensign, and was temporarily at- tached to the 23rd Regiment of Bombay Native'Infantry. In 1834 he was posted to the 3rd Regiment Bombay N.I., with which he remained till 1838, when he was sent to serve in the first Afghan war, and was probably one of the last few survivors of that memorable campaign. Attached to the Bombay column of the army of invasion under the command of Sir John Keane, he landed at Karachi about Octo- ber, 1838, and being appoi...
CABLES AND WIRES. British and Foreign. THE GLADSTONE MEMORIAL. London, February 17. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 20 February 1899
CABLES AND WIRES. British and Foreign. THE GLADSTONE MEMOBIAli. London, February 17. The Gladstone Memorial Fund now totals £26,000. It is proposed to erect a statue in London nt a cost of £8,000, one ., in Edinburgh for JE6,000, and another *' statuo costing £8,000,
BLACKBERRY WINE. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 20 February 1899
BLACKBERRY WINE. 'Put any, quantity, of blackberries into a ' jar or pan; cover them with boiling water ; and allow them to stand in a cool oven all night, to draw out the juice, or j they may be mashed with the ' hand. i Strain through a seive, into a jar or cask', | and let it ferment for 15 days. Then add | lib of BUgar to every gallon of juice, with ! a quarter of a pint of gin or brandy.' The - berries should be gathered ripe, and on a i fine, dry day. I
TO REMOVE FRECKLES. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 20 February 1899
TO REMOVE FRECKLES. For removing freckles apply the follow ing lotion: — J drains of. muriate of am onia, 2 drachms of lavender water, '8oz of distilled water. Bub on the face, and' allow it to dry on. ' A lotion for removing tan from the skin is made of 15 grains of tannic acid, 1 tablespoonml of , camphor ? (liquid), 9 tablespoonfuls of water. 'It should bo dabbed on the iace-Beveral - - times daily, and shonld be allowed to dry. . .
FRUIT ROLL. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 20 February 1899
FRUIT ROLL] Make & fondbnt' thus:— Stir a large1 -?. tablespoon of glucose into; a pint of boiling - wator until melted, and add about ,21b of granulated sugar. 'Boil this mixture, te'st ing frequently, and remove ' at its proper' time. When cooled sufficiently stir in the amount of seeded raisins, dates and figs. Stir well, and when ready to be kneaded pour a little vanilla extract upon it, and knead until of the required creamy con- ' sistency. Have ready some grated choco late, and druding. the fondont into three equal portions, Bprmkle the chocolate on %iw one part and knead it well, taking core that it is evenly colored throughout. Two tablespoons of chocolate will be sufficient. Form this chocolato fondant into roll as nearly round as possible. . Now roll out a wide piece of the plain white, place the chocolate roll upon .it, roll it so that the' , Bides of the white will meet, and press the edges together. Color the remaining . ' fondant pink, roll it out to the same ...
BRITISH AND FOREIGN MARKETS. London, February 18. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 20 February 1899
BRITISH AND FOREIGN MARKETS. London, February 18. Butter : Market quiet. ; Colonial selling at 98/ to 100/ per cwt, and a few lots at 102/. , Danish, 107/. Wheat : Market quiet, and tending, downward. Victorian parcels, for January delivery, quoted at 28/, February 28/( March 27/3 per 4801bs c.f.i. kii ' Spelter : Present quotation £28. Lead : Soft foreign quoted at £14/17/6 per ton. Copper.: Standard quality, JE73/7/6 for spot ; same for three months. ' - ( \
SOUTHERN STOCK SALES. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 20 February 1899
SOUTHERN _; STOCK | SALES. . Messrs Roberts and Co., Hobart, report under Friday's date: — Yesterday, at slaughter yards, we sold : — 15 steers (light) from Lawrenny,, from, £7/2/6 ',to £5 ; 4 cows, various owners, £6/12/6 to £3/7/6; 2 steers, do, £3/5/ ; 2 vealers, 26/ to 21/ ; 40 lambs, Sommerville, 10/9 to 10/; 40 dp, Noble Farm, 10/6 ; 5* bacon pigs, New .Town, £3/5/ to £2/10/ ; 20 carcases'pork, 6}d to 6d per lb ; several -bodies of beef,' I3d'per,lb:-. -t: !.-.'-?-. 1 MFJfW.' Abbott, Hobart, reports under date Friday last:— At Bichmondj on Wed nesday, a satisfactory business was trans acted, viz. :— Pigs, £3/12/ to £2/15/ each ; sow, with 3 slips, £5 ; porkers, 28/ to 20/ ; small slips, 14/; pet lamb, 15/;-ilambs, Churchill, to 12/3 ; do, Ryan Bros?,* 10/; : 38 Merino ewes, with lambs, 13/6; lambs, various owners, 11/3 to 10/ ; do, 9/ ; cross bred wethers, 10/6 to 12/3; Merino wethers, 11/ to 9/3; mixed crossbredB, 11/6'; heifers, £3/10/' to £4; cows, £4/12/6 to £5/5/; and alo...
A MOTHERS' FAD. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 20 February 1899
A MOTHERS' FAD. American mothers who are, bitten, with the photographing mania have, taken up a ' new fad in keeping photographic diarieB of their ohildren. The youngsters .are snapshotted by their enthusiastic mammas every day, and the plates are' usually sent off in batches to a professional to be de veloped, and then the pictures are cue fully preserved in dairitily-bbundyolnmes, so that mothers and admiring friends 'may be able to trace the gradual growth of the juveniles in grace and beauty. Thi^ in teresting fad is catching on so extensively in the' U.S.A. that it has reached the . di mensions of a cul|'. Fashionable .English mothers show their domesticity nowadays by leaving their dogs at home and taking their babies, beautifully dreSsed, .for an afternoon drivd in the park instead;
The New Assessment Act. ITS POWERS AND PROVISIONS. PERISHABLE IMPROVEMENTS AND CAPITAL VALUE. AN OPINION BY MESSRS RITCHIE AND PARKER. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 20 February 1899
the 'Jew Assessment Act. ITS 'POWERS. AND 'PEOVISIONS. PEEISmipLE - IMPBOVEMENTS ?AND^CAPITAL VALUE. '? AN OPINION' BY MESSES BITCHIE u .^.AND PAEKEE. . , k . ' ' The following opinion on the 'Assess ment Act .passed during last session of. Parliament las been obtained by the Evandale' Municipal Council from Messrs Eitchie and Parker, the well - known Launceston lawyers,-and will be read with general interest : — ' r!' - ? ' ' . Launceston, -Febraary 8,'-1899. To J. B. Gibson, Esq., Warden,' Evandale. Dear Sir,' — ^Bo Assessment Act, 1898. In regard to the interview which onr Mr Waterhouse had with yourself and Cap tain Cameron yes$e;day, we beg to advise you as follows?— Tne Act contemplates (section 9) that the local authorities shall really make an assessment of the pro perties in their district, and that this assessment' shall Be of the capital and annual values of the, .various properties; Tn nrrUr in nbtiiin tbis assessment and the necessary information the local authority may...
STOCK SALE AT "KEWSTOKE." HIGH AVERAGES FOR MERINOS. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 20 February 1899
: STOCK J3ALE AT; 'KEWSTOKE.' . HIGH AVERAGES, FOR MERINOS:' Messrs Roberts and Co., Hobart, report having held a clearing sale at 'Kew-I sibke 'Von Wednesday which attracted a full ? and -representative attendance of buyers from both North and South, re sulting in the attainment of the highest average for Merino sheep for many years. The stook were in good condition, but, on account of the late, droughty -seasons, were somewhat deficient in framed Stud Merino ewes made 2-} guineas ; do lambs, 3 guineas; do ram lambs, 1? guineas; second stud ewes, full and over, 10/3 ; do 2-toothJo full,,16/; do lambs, 12/; full Merino wethers,1: 'r7/9 ; 2-tooth ? flock wethers, late shorn,1' 9/10 ; do ewes, 11/; 4-tooth Merino ewes, 12/8; 6-tooth da, 12/5;,fjill do, 10/9 .and 10/2; fat ewes, '«/3j ~eje lambs, 9/;; ;tf ether. do,'8/3.; cull do; 5/; 2 pure stud rims', £15/15/ and £16/16/ ; Merino'- flock rams, all ages, 2ign8«^broken;mouthed .dq,^,. ljgn. ; 3yr Devon 'steersr £'4/10/; 2yr-do, £3/15/ ...
Scottish Festivities. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 20 February 1899
Scottish Festivities. Thus a eontrilmior to a New Zealand paper :— The Auckland Hums Club should clothe itself with saukoloth and mud? after read ing the account in the Otaqo Daily rimes of the manner in which St. Andrew's Day was honored in Dnnediu uy the Dunedin Barns Club. To show thnt the Auckland Burns Club , is not living up to its privileges, lot me quote the menu at the . Dnnedih banquet — the items over which the chairman pronounced the Selkirk grace:— ? Some hae meat nnd canna eat, An'- some wad eat that want it : But we hao meat, and we can eat, Siw let the Lord be thankit. Here is, a .bill of fare tit for the gods :— SOUPS. Sheep's Heid Kail. Cockiolleekie. Hen :Bree. (An' a dram.) FISH. Cauld Saumou. . Troota. Tawties an' Herrin' (Anither dram.) - HAGGIS WT ,V THE HONOURS. Fair fa' your honest sonsie face. Great chieftain o' the puddiu' race! t (Sic a gran' nicht we're haoin'I We'll hae another moutbfa'.) JOINTS. Sautit Soo'sLeg hiled. Jigots o' Mutton r'oaatit. 4Laich ...
THE SYDNEY PRODUCE MARKET. OUR SPECIAL REPORT. THIS WEEK'S DELIVERIES. A £5 MARKET-EXPECTED. Sydney, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 20 February 1899
THE SYDNEY PRODUCE MARKET. OUR SPECIAL REPORT. THIS WEEK'S DELIVERD3S. A £5 MARKET- EXPECTED. x* Sydney.'Friday. No new development has taken place in1 the produce .trade, business, in Sussex 6fteet being quiet. Very few potatoes are available, 7 and Circulars are clear of the market, which now depends on Tasmanion shipments- next Monday. Prices are nominal. to-day at £4/15/. Unless the N.W. Coast shipments swamp the mar ket on Monday. the price will open at £5. Straw from Hobart to-day sold at £2/5/. Bran on spot is very scarce at 8^d. - Com plaints of severe^ drought continue to be received from the inland districts. Sydney, Saturday. To-day was as usual very quiet in the produce markets, and quotations are with out material alteration!'' As the North West Coast shipment to arrive_pn_Monday next is smaller than the late^'avera'ge I expect at least a £5 market: — ^ ?