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LAUNCESTON PRODUCE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 20 February 1899
LAUNCESTON.TRODUCE MARKET. The latest pleading quotations are as follow :— Flour, £7 to £7/5/ per ton lot stone and roller respectively. Milling wheat, 2/5 for prime samples; to 2/4 for second grade; fowls' wheat, 2/3; stout oats, feed, 1/6 to 1/7; Tartarian, 1/8; Algerian, 1/4 to 1/6; grey peas, 3/; beans, 3/; English barley,- 4/3; Cape, 4/; rye, 4/ -to 5/; tares, 5/ to 7/; bran, 7dper bushel; pol lard, lOd; sharps, lOd; onions, 7/ per cwt; potatoes, £3/12/ to £4 per ton; chaff, £2/5/, bags in, for export; straw chaff, £2; hay, 20/ to 22/6. Grass seeds English, 4/ to 4/3; 'Italian, 5/ to 5/6;-soft grass, 4/; cocksfoot, »Tasmanian, 7/6; imported, 9/; clover, white, lOd to 1/; linseed, 2Ad to 2Jd. Prime separator and factory brands butter, ll^d to 1/4 ; prime dairy, 9d to lldj pastry sorts, 7$d to 8Jd; cheese, fid'to* 7d ; h'am^lOdlo .1/ ? bacon, 8d*to 9Jd ;- eggs,t 9d ; ' lard/6id; honey, 5d. Apples, 4/ to 5/ per case.
DEVONPORT V. LATROBE. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 20 February 1899
.DEVONPORT V.LATROBE. A match was played at East Devonport on Saturday afternoon between teams representing the Devonport and Latrobe clubs, resulting in a draw, after a 'very enjoyable game. H. P. Fannon captained the locals, and R. M. Ritchie the visitors. Devonport won the toss, and elected to bat, putting up the respectable total of 97 before being disposed of. P. Fannon (25), Lamont (23) arid Solomon (18) put in some1 excellent batting. Latrobe bad lost four wickets for 65 runs when'time was called. Ritchie (21 not out) and Cox (12 not out) were hi good form. P. Fannon and Solomon divided the bowling; honors for Devonport, and Cox, Dunn and Lakin put in some good trundling for Latrobe. Appended are the scores : — Dbvonpobt. Cox, c and b Cox .... ... ' ... 0 Fannon, P., b Cox ? 25 Solomon, c Ritchie, b Cox ... ( .'.. 18 Laurance, run out ... ? 1 Fannon, H. P., c Home, b Cox ... ' 4 Dixon, b Dunn ..'. ~... ..: ^ /...' 7 Lamont, not out ? ,. ... 23 Fannon, T., b Lakin'- ... ?-...?...
CIRCULAR HEAD PRODUCE MARKET. Stanley, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 20 February 1899
CIRCULAR- HEAD PRODUCE , MARKET. 1 7 . Stanley, Fridav. ? The market opened this week at £3 and bags, hardened almost immediately to i£3/5/, and before long went 5/ better. '£3/10/ was the top price reached, and the tuber was good property at that quotation luntilthe departure of the Sydney boats on Wednesday. : Peas have started to come in, but no sales have yet been effected. Other lines are similar to last report. Flour sells retail at 15/6 per bag ; kerosene at 5/ per ton. The weather is dull and foggy, with slight misty showers ; there iseveryindica tion of approaching rain.' A large quan tity of wheat and oats is still in the shock, and some of the stacks are not covered in.
BURNIE V. WYNYARD. Burnie, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 20 February 1899
BURNIE V. WYNYARD: - Biimie,' Saturday.' The cricket match, Burnie v.'-Wynyard, in connection with the East 'Wellington premiership, was played at Burnie to-day, and resulted in a win for Wynyard by the narrow majority of 4 runs, the scores be ing— Burnie, 105 runs } Wynyard, 109 runs. Cole (Wynyard) 28, and Evans (Burnie) 27 were top : scores for their respective teams.
HOBART PRODUCE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 20 February 1899
HOBART PRODUCE MARKET. The f ollowing ore the ruling prices : — New wheat, 2/6; ..old flour, £8; from mixture of ~ old and new wheat, £7/10; sharps, £4/10/; bran, 7d; oats', 1/6; grey peas, 3/6 to 3/9' seed ; tares; 5/6 ; rye, 5/ ; hay, old, £2/5/ to £2/10/; new hay, 27/6 to 30/; chaff,' £2/10/; 1 new -chaff, £2 per ton ; wheaten straw chaff, 20/; straw, wheaten, L 20/ to 25/; do., oaten, 33/; hops, 1/3; potatoes, £4 to £4/15/; onions, £4/5/ - per ton ; butter, fac tory, 1/1; separator, 1/; dairy, 8d to 9d; best : fresh, -lid;' cheese,- 7d to 7Jd and New Zealand, best factory cheese, 7£d to 7^d; honey, 4d to 4^d; eggs, 9d; ham, 9d to 10d;: bacon, 9d ; lard, 7d; strawberries, 6d per 'quart; apricots, 9/; plums, 2/ to 4/6 per bushel ; grapes, 4d per lb ; Bon Chretien pears, 5/6 ; peaches, 9/..
CUSTOMS RETURNS. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 20 February 1899
? CUSTOMS -RETURNS. ' Devonport.— Return of ?' Customs col lected at De\onport forjweek- ending Sat urday, 18th inst.: Spirits? £17/16/4; to bacco, £79/16/ ; other goods, £230/17/7, miscellaneous, £2/16/. Total duties, 'JE331/5/11. Bents, 16/4; receiving charges, 3d. Total rents, 17/. Wharfage, £41/2/8 ; light dues, £11/2/ : harbor dues, £29/3/8 ; export rate, JB10/18/. Total Marine Board charges, £92/6/S. Grand total, £424/9/4, as against ?£346/6/9 for the corresponding week of last year.
AN AFFECTING SCENE AT THE DEATHBED. BIDS FAREWELL TO HIS FAMILY London, February 18. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 20 February 1899
AN AFFECTING SCENE AT ? THE ' DEATHBED. .. ,. t-. ., BIDS FABEWELL.TO HIS FAMILY London, February 18. The funeral of the late President Faure has been fixed for Thursday next and will take place in the Pere la Chaise cemetery. Jt. has transpired that the President himself knew his. cose was hopeless the moment he was seized with the fatal fit. Bis wife and other members of his family who ; were summoned ' were overcome with grief when the sad intelligence was imparted to them. They all knelt around the sofa upon which the Presi dent, was lying, and took an affec tionate farewell. Afterwards the attend ants and servants who' were 'admitted became much affected when he mur mured, the words, ,'Cest fini.',,The President then became unconscious, and died oh hour afterwards. Paris is deeply moved by the sad event, but is quiet. , Li- order to avoid the danger of any disturbance, the troops of the city are confined to their barracks. Mr John Bedmond, M.P., on behalf of the Parnellite 'Par...
Death of M. Felix Faure. THE PRESIDENT OF FRANCE. A FATAL FIT OF APOPLEXY. THE NATION IN MOURNING. London, February 17. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 20 February 1899
Death of M. Felix Fame. THE PBESIDENTOF FRANCE. A FATAL FIT~OF APOPLEXY. ' THE NATION IN MOURNING. London, February 17. M. Felix Faure, the President of France, died somewhat suddenly lost night from an attack of apoplexy. The seizure oc curred at 6 o'clock, and two hours later the President's wife and family were in formed that his recovery was impossible. At 10 o'clock he.died.il. Faure had been suffering from heart disease for a month past. The sad newscreated a painful sen sation, and the whole nation is in mourn ing. It is feared ;the Presidents' .sudden end will precipitate the trouble, 'perhaps revolution, which before seemed impend ing. There are three candidates for the Presidency— M. Dupuy, the present Pre mier, and MM. Brisson and Loubct, ex Premiers. ?' ' ' ' * '
THE INQUEST. Zeahan, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 20 February 1899
THE INQUEST. ? - Zeehan, Saturday. : An inquest concerning the death of the man E.Bowden, killed at the New Mount Zeehan Mine on Thursday night, was held yesterday: After hearing the evidence of W. Richardson, the engineer, and Thomas James Grubb, one of the miners, the jury returned the following ; verdict :— ' That the deceased met his death by an escape of steam at the New Mount Zeehan mine when under tne instructions or me none manager, and we further find that negli gence has been shown by all three drivers in not seeing that the safety valve was in its proper position, and that Richardson is specially deserving of censure for suggest ing such a dangerous means of rectifying, the valve, considering the. pressure of steam.' On the suggestion of the coroner the verdict was condensed as follows: ' That the . deceased came to his death through the negligence of the mine mana ger, Matthew Hosking,' and the censure on the engine-drivers was added as a rider. ,_ ? It will interest our...
Shocking Accident at Zeehan. TWO MEN SCALDED TO DEATH. OTHERS SEVERELY INJURED. Zeehan, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 20 February 1899
Shocking Accident at TWO MEN SCALDED TO DEATH. OTHERS SEVERELY INJURED.' '*'. ' ' Zeehan, Friday. ' A shocking fatal .accident happened last night at the New Mount Zeehan mine shortly before 12 o'clock, by which two men lost then* lives. It appears that the man ager, Mr Hosking, had occasion to exam ine the safety valve of one of the boilers, and had two men holding it down. The men seem to have, relaxed' their ' hold, with the result that the safety valve be came released and the men were thrown in all directions and were terribly scalded by the escaping steam. Mr Hosking died early this morning, and E. Bowden,' a miner who was working his first 'shift on the mine, was taken out dead a few min utes after the accident. Mr Hosking leaves a widow and one child. Bowden was a widower, and leaves two grown-up daughters. Two other men, named Richardson and Stokell, engineers,' were also scalded, but to less extent. The mine has only lately recommenced work after a period of inactivity.
Fatal Accident at Penguin. A MAN'S LEG TORN OFF. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 20 February 1899
Fatal Accident at Penguin. A MAN'S LEG TOBN OFF.' A shocking accident occurred on Thurs day evening at *MrfF. Groom's residence on the main road'irfar^ Penguin, as briefly reported in _ list* /issue, A man named William Johnson, engaged feeding Mr Eogers' threshing-machine, by some means slipped into' the rdrami' with the result that one of his leg's was torn off up to the thigh. He clung on to the machine with aU his strength to avoid being drawn in bodily, and the engine was stopped as quickly as possible and tho man removed, though with great difficulty, from the drum. Dr M'Call was summoned and ordered removal to Ulverstone. The shock was a fearful one both bodily and mentally, and the poor fellow's -sufferings were terrible. He was removed to Ulver stone, where the remaining portion of the leg was amputated. The man, however, gradually sank; and died on Friday morn ing. He leaves a wife and six children at Delor&ine, where he belonged.
Defending the Slandered. [TO THE EDITOR.] [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 20 February 1899
Defending; the Slandered. ? .;., . ;[to.the EDiTon.] . Sir,— -That old and rabid journal, your Devonpdrt contemporary, still tries to poison its 'readers' minds against Mr W. Aikenhead, .M.H.A.., and, endeavors to make it appear he is the writer of the articles ? which 'have appeared in the ''Advocate.1'., under the .above heading. Does, the editor of .that first-named jour nal think; that you run to show the articles you print to certain persons to see how they will suit beforo you print them? Perhaps he is in the habit of doiiu; that himself ,and then to measure you by his own standard. However, rail as he may, show all the spite that he can, he has not yet made out a good cose, and his latest shows lo has got terribly muddled.— Youra, &o., : BILLY. -West Devonport, Feb. 18. .
Shocking Accident at Ulverstone. A MAN'S SKULL ALMOST SMASHED. Ulverstone, Sunday. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 20 February 1899
Shocking Accident at Uiverstoiie. A MAN'S SKULL ALMOST - SMASHED. Ulverstone, Sunday. ' The list of recent shocking accidents has been added to by another which occurred yesterday 'afternoon at Mr 'P. Jackson's farm, Gawler. A man named Richard Harris was driving a team of bullocks in a waggon, and was riding on the pole. In jumping off to give Borne attention to his team he slipped and fell beneath the wag gon, the wheel of which passed over his head, inflicting terrible injuries. His jaw was broken, his skull fractured and one of his ears almost torn off. Assistance was quickly at hand, and Dr M'Call, who was summoned, attended to. the unfortunate man's injuries. . At present ho is progress ing as favorably as con be expected.