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How to Judge Wool [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 4 February 1891
How to Jiulgo Wool. Under tho heading ot 'How to judgo wool on livo sheep,' tho 'Town and Country Journal ' says : — Tho finest and softest of wool is always on tho shoulders of tho sheop, An export iu judging shcui) always iooks at tno wool on tue siioumers ilrst, A. writer of oxnoriuuco iu rearing Hue woolled tshoop and tn handling wool com inuriioatos' tho following suggestions for selecting n good woolled sheep : — Always assuming that tho wool to bo inspected is really flno, wo Hi's! exnmlno tho shoulders as the part whore the llnost wool Is to bo found. This wo take ns a standard, and coin pare it with tho wool from the ribs, the thigh, tho rump, and shoulder parts, nml tho nearer tho wool from the various portioiiM of tho animal approaches tho standard the bettor, Flint we scrutinise tho llueuuss and If tho result is satisfactory we pronounce tho llecco iu respect to fineness very ' even.' Next wo scrutinise tho length of tliu stnplo, and if wo Hnd that tho wool on the ribs, ...
The Dial Range. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 4 February 1891
The Dial Uuiiffc. As coiiBidornblo interest has lately been manifested in the recently' reported dis covery ot silver at tho Dial Itnngo a repro scntntlvo of this paper, visited the loenllty a few days ago and has furnished, tho follow ing account ot his trip - :— *? * 'Un leaving Burnlo for the scone of tho reported discovery of silver on tho Dial Range, by the morning .coach, with the popular Jack Templar on tho box, it was my intention to proceed to Ulverstonc and roach tho now Hold from thero by water. I had for a companion a well known resident, of Hurnio who was also of tho opinion that the trip couldbest bo made that way.Onarrivingat FciiRiiin tho genial proprietor of the Neptune Hotel, Captain Antlion, was taken into con fidence and nt onco pointed out the absurdity of anyone from llnrnia.or anywhere else going from tlio Dial Range from Ulverstonc. It appears thnt visltiors going by flint route have to wait for tho tide to ascend the river by boat, and after travelling a dis...
Meteorological Register [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 4 February 1891
HlutuorolttB-tcul jageiylHUji' At Burnlo, for January, 1801, UaliiTj Diito. . full, Thoi Bar. Wind. Saturday, Ihil ... -11 f-8 2II78 H.E.' Sunday, -Jill ... -2-1. -J2 20-80 Mast . Monday, nth ... JO .05 2lMIiT West Saturday, 17th ... -IS 72 liO-115 East Monday, 10th ... '00 00 80'18 Vav.. Tuesday, 20th ... -08 (It 110-111 E.N.E.- Momlay,20th ... -HO -J7 .2Ui)B East & ? : ? w.n.w. Saturday, Slst' ... MI5 015 flO-15 S.E. Total ... 2 07 I — — — Mean temperature, flii'25. Menu hoight of barometer, JIO-00 ' James Patvisubok, Meteorological Observer. Burnlo, Fob. 1.
INTERCOLONIAL NEWS VICTORIA. MELBOURNE, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 4 February 1891
INTERCOLONIAL NEWS, [By Submarine CableJ (MOM OUB OWN COBBESPONDBNTS.) VICTORIA. . Melboubne, Tuesday. Tho excitement in connection with the circulars sent out by the. Premier Permanent Building Society, claiming very huge sums of money from shareholders for interest not and lines not charged up still continues, and Colonel Tcmpleton, the liquidator; has had a very ' lively ' time during tho past day or two. This morning a woman's hat, parasol' handbag, and an empty laudanum bottle were found on the bank of tho Yumi. Suicide is suspected. Ths Trustees, Executors ami Ageucy Co., have declared a dividend of 22} per cent, per annum and a bonus at tho same rote. T;,-o hundred non-union shearers left Melbourne by tho steamer Derweut for Sydney to-day. There was a large crowd on the wharf and cheers nnd gronus were exchanged.
SHIPPING. BURNIE. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 4 February 1891
S11HM»I\-;. V.i' ? ? ? - ? ?? ? ? - ihjukixi. ) ARB1V13D. January 81.— Oanibrla, b.s, 00 tons, W, Hold, from Launooston. ? February 1. — Koonya, B.s., 80 tons, W. Madden, from West Coast. lrtfbiruary 2.^-Stay, b,b., 10. tons. W. Holy man,.juii.t from Lnuucestou and Coast ports. February -8,-i^Star, b.b., 40 tons, W, lloly man,J|in.,.trom xodio uapo, . i ?-'?'' ? 'SAILED. - ? j January HI.— Cambria. s.s., 60 tons, W. Hold, for Macq'uarlo Harbour. Passenger— Mr. DunoattBon. . .? ? ' 'February 1.— Kdo'iiyiir- «?«?-* 80*t6iis,' W. Hadden,lfor 'Launceston, ..February. 2. — Star, b,b., 40.tous,,,W. Holy rrian,'jun., for Tablo Capo; ? ; '': ? ~ __Fabruary 8.— Star, s.s., 40 tons, W. Holy manVjiin., for Lauriccston. '' The s.b. Cambria arrived from Launccston early on Saturday morning, on her way to thofWest.Coas^t. /,Slie landcd;somo maohluory f or tto BiscnofE * IT. M; 'Company, but co uld not toko on-any produce for Macquario Har boiuyas all available spaco bad been reserved for ''Stanle...
COMMERCIAL. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 4 February 1891
COMMERCIAL. There in juo change to report in prices locally; and no business is being done owing to the difficulty experienced in getting away produce, to, the West Coast. Tlio Cambria . which called. at this port last Saturday on ' heHvhy to Macquarlc' HarbourJ' was unable to take, anything from hero, and ftliero are stiU.i70'bags of cnafl and oats, besides a lot of bacon, fa:., at the wharf waiting shipment, where they have now been for nearly three weeks. .,It is time this state of affairs was remedied, if we arc to keep up our connec tion with the .West Coast. It will be noted in another paragraph that a shipment of Warrnambool potatoes has arrived nt Strahnu, but surely tlio shippers on thu N.W. Coast could supply all that was wanted, if anything like proper facilities wero given, And they should see that thoy arc obtained unless they intend to allow our Victorian neighbours to' cut them out of the market. The duty of 10/. per ton ought to enable us ta compete with them, if we ...
CORRESPONDENCE. Mr. C. H. Hall's Candidature. (TO THE EDITOR.) [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 4 February 1891
C01UtI^lML\lH\€I^. Mr. C. IE. Xlnll'M Ctiii-li-lut urc. (TO THE EDITOR.) Sm,— On looking) over the pages of 'The Wellington Times,' 1 observed nu announce ment from the pen of Mr. 0. H. Hall to the effect that . he was willing to become a .- representative of the people of Wellington, ?In tho Honso of Assembly, should they- feel nt libortv to nlaco him in a position to do so. .???.- ? It nppcare to me, however, from tho unturo of* Mr. Hall's address that the people in favouring him thus, would in no way better their position ns there is scarcely anything proposed by him to do if returned, that the present members aro not anxious to sec. carried out. The Ulvcrstone-Wynyurd llnilwny extension, Harbour improvements, and the construction of good metalled roads are nil anxiously sought after, as much as they ever .will be, and 1 full to see how Mi Hall (unless he is possessed with super natural powers) is going to coerce the Government to make theso roads, nt any timo mid under any circu...
An Arbitration Court. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 4 February 1891
An Arbitration Court. Tho following iu a brief outline of tlio arbitration case — Hurst v. Kempling, heard nt tlio llurulu Court Mouse on Thursday lnnfc, before Mr. A. K. Chapman, S.M., and Messrs. J. W. Norton-Smith, and 11. Qulggln. On the 14th February, 18i)D, an agreement was niacio between uesdiu. Kempling nini llur.it, sub-lotting to the latter tho contract of milking a portion of tho lloiizlmvood-road, from Wumtnh (contract 1), n distance of about 180 chains. Clau.se 1 in tho agreement was to thu effeottlint Hurst should 'undortnko and perform, at tho price of 2/1 J per yard, tho carting of all stone, metal, blinding, jiud . othor road material that may bo required by the said James Kempling In and about tho construction or maintenance of tlio mild' road.' It nppoai'd that tho dispulo in con nection with tho work arose mainly over tlio : wording of tho nbovo clausa, Hurst did all tho carting oil metal and stone that was re quired, and claimed- that ho was entitled to tho cart...
Wynyard Notes. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 4 February 1891
Wyiiyard Xotcs. ? -^ — ? — . We had a glorious day's mfn ou Saturday for the potatoes, which was gladly welcomed. From all sides 1 . hear that . tho crops are. ^ looking vory well, and likely to result In good yields. There is oiio important matter connected with our drainage which I should like to bring under the notice of the lloiid Trust at once, with a view of having tho matter fixed up before next winter. I refer to the drain, ago of Dodgin-stroet. It is well-known that the two large drains down tho street, which drain the plains as well as part of the town, and a large area as far over as Moore nnd Qulggin's mill, run through private pro perty next to Mr. dough's house. Tlio result is that in winter time a great deal of the land in the locality is under water and the residonti are put to a great deal of inconvenience and loss in consequence. Some time ago an attempt was made to continue tho present drnln in Dodgin-street to the river. Tho work of excavation was gone on with fo...
TASMANIAN NEWS. LAUNCESTON. Tuesday Night. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 4 February 1891
TASllfANIAN NEWS. [By Eleotiho Teleqbaph.J . . liAUNCESTOiY. Tuesday Night. Mr. David Ritchie has conscutod to lay no further claim to the 1'iiut llonil and to affcr no further obstruction to the public. The case againet him lias consequently been adjourned for ton days to allow him to abate, the niilsaniio complained of,rWheu tho charge will be withdrawn - by the 'civic authorities '. . .;?.'? Latest raining. Quotations : — Godkins, b 1!)/.; Godklns (paid up); b 14/0 ; Godkin Extended, b 2/10, s H/l ; Silver Crown, b £81, s £85 j Silver Crown Fxtondod, s ;C8 i 'Mount Bischoft, b £50; 'Whyte Wvdr, b 8/3, B 4/.j Stiver .Queen, b £8.' Mining matters were rather quiet to-day very little business being done on 'Change.
Mining Intelligence. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 4 February 1891
-lining Intelligence, A contemporary sayn them Is a rtmiotii' of a now' alluvial gold dmcovory at llailton and a lot of claims are said to have been already pegged out. Wo ('Daily Telegraph') are inform ul that u very valuable discovery has l-eeeiitly beoii-Huulo .on private property, in close proximity to Latmcvstuii, where the owner o£ the ground found what has proved to bu a beam o£ llmiabiir (blindphurct oil mercury). Should payable quantities bo obtained, this may turn out to be one of thu most valuable illbcovoricd madu of late. Krbili li second' article on tho Woat Coast Silver Fields iiyiMr. Nash of tho 'Argus' wo take thu 'following: — 'On almost every claim ou tho Duudas Held largo gossan lodes occur, and (is tlio Macstrl's, tho Comet, thu Mount Duiidiis' Proprietary, the Adolaldo, and tho Duudas Prospecting Association have proved that silver and lead bearing oro exists at various depths below the outcrops, thoru is ovory- indication that payable ore will'bo discovered as...
CONVEYANCES [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 4 February 1891
OONVHYA-NOKS ??The nml) carl (t:iksng passoiigmw) luiWM Stanley for Wynyanl dully nt 8a.in, j leaving Wynyard ciioh day for Btiinlpy nt 8 a.m. Fares 12/, Wlsonmn's couches leave Wynyanl dally for Ulvoi'stono, at 8*1)0 a.m., and il'IIO d.iii.. leaving mirnio at in a.m. ami ri-no p.m. Karen— Wynyanl to U Worst one, 8/. | Wynynril to ituriilo, H/. ; llurnlo to Ulvorstono, fi/. A train leaves Uumle ouoh day for Wnratali at 8 a.m., returning fromWiirafah at 2 p.ni, 'i'mlus leave Ulverstono for Laiinceston twice dnlly at O-IIO a.m., and l'llu p.m. Notb. — Coaches and Trains do not rim on Sundays, Tho 'i'.S.N. Oo.'s steamers lcavo llurnlo ovory Wednesday afternoon for Melbourne, leaving Molbourno every Saturday for llurnlo, and leaving Burnio for Dovonport and Laimccston every Sunday morning, JIISOELLANKOUS. Sittings of tho Supreme Court in its Small Dobts jurisdiction, for cases up to £100, will bo hold nt Burnio on January 24, April 18, August 8, Oatobor 24; at Ulvorstono on January 2!1,...
HOBART. Tuesday Night. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 4 February 1891
1IOBART. Tuesday Night. The foundation stone of the new chancel of St. iDavid's Cathedral was laid to.day with much ceremony, by the Bishop of Tasmrnla. There wer a large number of tho clergy present from various parts of Tasmania. The Bishops of Dallarat, nivorina, and Brisbane wore also present A special train from Lauuceston this morn ing brought 400 children and others. T special feature In tho cercmouy was tho whole o£ tho children who had collected money for the work presenting purses containing tho same. There was a very largo attendance of opectntora nnd the proceedings passed off with great eclat. The Summer Meeting of tho T.It.C. commences to-morrow and promises to be successful. A largo number of visitors have already arrived, and tho city is quito full. Tho Hobart Cup is creating a great deal of interest, and from what I can lenm it will be won by either Compeer or Macqunrie.
Conclusion. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 4 February 1891
Conclusion. We append a fow oxtraots to show tho vary low obb at which tho morals and reli gion of Tasmania stood at tho timo referred to in thcNo sketches. Tho late Mr. John Pascoo Fawknnr ro latc.S a stoi'V. ill wbinll bn KaVH f.llnf. wlinn ho was a boy ho saw tho wholo colony drunk fur soveral weeks, from the Govor nor downwards. Tlm Govornor had pro claimod a public holiday aftor a sovoro fiimino, and revelry ran riot for six wooks, resulting in a nunibor of sudden and vio lent deaths. ; Tho amount and character of the religi ous instruction impartod at this period was of a very questionable naturo. Tho clmp lain of tho Kottlomont was moro notorious forliis convivial qualities than celebrate)! for h's piety. Tho religion doled oiit to the prisoners consisted of thoir boing paraded once a \\velc in front of tho military bar racks, with all tho military drawn up oppo site llmm with loaded muskets and fixed b.iyoiiutM, when a young officer jjn,vo thorn about in|iiartor-of-iui-lioiu...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 4 February 1891
J. A. LYALL, MINING AND COMMISSION AGUNT. MEMBEB 01' THE l.AUMJKSTOX feroCK EXCHANGE. OJHee :— No. 31 PATTERSON - STREET, liAUNOESTON. R. Cbat, Son, & Co., 110BA1M. IMPORTERS AJiTJ SOFT GOODS WAREHOUSEMEN THE BEST H0P8I IN' Tilt! COLOXY V01X 9QVXZV* CCOIWJKKBI'EUS. Oiu Ladv— ' Jly deal', do you ro.iliv think you are lit for « minister'.-! wife '(' ' 1'ng \aE» Kirov:— ' Yes, imWod ; I don't liiiml being talked abotit u hit.' G. E. ADDIS, Wnltlmm Wntch and Repairing Depot, 01 George-Street, (Opposilo Academy of Music), I.aunceston. Older* from country specially attended to. HODYEIt,'fiOILLBT,ilfD-0IE. Cognac, France. For 10 years the largest shippers of bnlk BRANDY. All communications direct, or to LONDON BRANCH, . Itouycr, CiuiHct, and Co., SO, JLUIK IAW3. XOXDO2V. Sole proprietors of the celebrated R, 6, larcelain & Co, Brandy, 'Iftlioro iNKiivtliinglliko bettor than classical music,' s-.iia Major Uraimigau in a luml vweu in a amecrt-ixiom,' it is lemons ? they both ...