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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 7 February 1891
BiiMlncMM XotlceN. JIiimIiivmn arotlet1*. TBY «? ii u ii X ie, ' WlEKEI/WIIICilKr AX1»«K.VK1IAI ' IlIoVOKMiUII'lI. m/'VHT DURNIE, EMU BAY. X V^JM. All uIiuwch of lni|il(!iii(!ii(H liuiiUi mill repnlrud uu tliu shortcut notice, Horses ehnref ully shod by nn experienced workman. ? nrtTTT'\TR All descriptions of- general blncksmithing 'QAA;p T. KENNEB, K_^Vr-Z\.JL ? liiiililei- mill Contrnetoi*, HURNIE, EMU JIAY. The Latest Scientific Discovery estimates givenTor all classes . ' OF WORK. Joining and Cabinet Wobk siadb TOM T0°™ THUMB 1HI3 Itih— ST0BB' PENGUIN. ' , fif) A P General stoek oE Drapery, Grocery, &c, nt KJ\J ?£»-?*- . Lowest Prices for Cash. ilootN ami Miocm u Siieclallt.r. Men's Htroiifr boots, to order, from 1!)/. . At all Grocers Is. Per Bar. ___ ? : ? Fred Steven, algkehnon a! howakd, ' Carpenter aiul Builder, cumber the Launceston Exchange.) PENGUIN. STOCK AND SHAKE BROKER All kinds of Joinery niul Cabinet work done (Commission Only.) Estimates Given. '? Mining M...
INTERCOLONIAL NEWS. VICTORIA. MELBOURNE, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 7 February 1891
INTERCOLONIAL NEWS. [By Submarine Cable.] (MIOJI OUK OWN COHHLSPONDENTB.) '. '?; . VICTORIA. ,-;,!, , ,4. MiSLiiouiiNE, Friday. . The Full Court to-dny upheld the Chief Justice's refusal to state a case for tho Com t in respect to tho conviction of Dohorly, tho ' late secretary of 'the Premier Permanent Building Society, who win recently convicted for having inadd1 false oiitiicsjn the savings bank ledger. Dohcrty was sentenced to 18 months imprisonment. Ho therefore goes to prison for thnt term. ?} Latest Scmtchiugs. — All ^Engagement*, Don Giovnui ami Teksuui. ' No less than eight diffoi cut cases of suicide were reported yesterday.
MAIL NOTICES [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 7 February 1891
? ' MAIL NOTICES Mails closo at Bumio for Launccston, at !)-tr. a.m., and B pirn, j f or Waratah, onco dally, at 7-15 a.m. ; for Wynyard, twice I dally, nt 8'80 p.m., and 8 p.m. ; for Stanley once dally, nt8 p.m. Malls close at Wynyard forBurnle, Lnuiiccston, Hobart, and inter vening places, twice daily, at 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. ; for Stanley onco daily at. 8 p.m. Mails closo at Stanley for Wynyard, Burnic, Launceston, and Iloburt, onco daily, at 7 a.m. Mails closo at Waratah for Buriiie, ionco ilnily, nt 1-15 p.m. ; for Zcchnn, Dundas, and . d mIiicvn ri rtwli; tliiico iriiikly, TiioiIii.i-n, Thuihiliiys, mid Hiitiininyni.it, 12, . . ' The, iu ill fur liuliarl olornis n( Iliiiuio nl IH.-iiuii. ilally.
CONSTANCY. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 7 February 1891
CONSTANCY. Ah I nevor doom my love oan ohujge, Or false that I can prove to bo, Nor time, nor spaoo caa o'er estrange , ^!»» 'Bart my own bolovoa from thoe. Without thy smilo Ufo would bo naught: Thy presonoo 'tis alono can choot; Eaoh look of thino with joy is fraught, For ah Ho mo thou art so door ^°&o-'S 'ma7 ? r0ll- th-ill«h-M AiikoBhaU'livomyfafthanathinoi ' Whatovor good or ill bof Wo, '' I fool and know thy heart is mino. Away with doubt, all foar bo o'er ' For constant shall I evor provo Eaoh hour I feel but moro and inort; ?Iis tboo. and thco alono I lovo/ ~
The Codlin Moth. (TO THE EDITOR.) [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 7 February 1891
'I'liu Coillin Mntli. (T0TII13KDIT0K.) Silt,— My time is loo fully occupied for incre theoretical (UecussIoii, but the matter bf locating tlic point of nllauk of ihcCodlln Motli upon apples seems so important that J will by your leave statoafow facts — I lmvo before, mean apple, punctured, about seven sixteenths of an inch fi'oin the stalk. ' This perforation 'I trncd, 'by'ba'TOful' slfclng, through a circuitous route to the base of the core where it terminates, nud whero the grub is found alive. From HiIb termination to the crown of the apple In n direct line is eleven slstcenths of- mi Inch of solid fruit which, under a- Btroug lens, presents no sign of perforation. Varing the point ot attack above 'sltttcd-W- Several parts of lira upper am! lower check of the apple (but in no case less than half nn inch from the crown) thu above will hold good of a dozen apples which I have most carefully dissected for this pur pose. 1 cannot scu how these grubs could have been hatched in the cal...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 7 February 1891
II. ttlVETT CAKNAC. Auctioneer, Land, Estate, and General Com mission Agent, ?-' DUCK RIVER, (Tiiilci takes sales in any part oE the colony (exotpt Ilobart and Lauuccston) and executes all commissions with promptness and despatch. Farms bought aud sold and , Aiucr5a-8»tt. NIii|t|-i»K' ArivortlNementM. WUDNKSDAV, FKllllU.UtV 1H. Mte^h IT UIVETT CARNAO will sell at Mr. miWAVTAlT ' rl. .loncH1 yards, Dnuk Illver, on tho TASmANIAIT aboy, ,l,,to at 1 o'clock sharp. STEAM NAVIGATION COMPANY. Cuttle, horses, and pigs . ? , v Fntms, Smlthton township allotments FLORA ^nril-luJ1'08'' '''l. mlmorol'''-Hl101' Leaves Devonport via Emu Bny,,,for ; Molboiiine overy Wkdnesdav j and leaves Gentlemen looking for really good strains Melbourno for Coast Ports and Liiunccstou ' of horses would do well to attend this sale. evory Watuhday. Constituents having stock to offer kindly Km« JHny »O~McH»«ui'ne. l forward early particulars for advertlsomont. ? : - :: ^^z^-rr^r^r:- ^gg-ggjga-u-aa Tho s-s- pi in D...
DOBSON'S LITTLE MISTAKE. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 7 February 1891
DOUSON'S LITTLE MISTAKE. Mr Dobsoii didn't mako any New Year's calls this year. It happouod this way. no had a pretty sorvant-girl, and on Now x car s live ho stole down into tho kitchen with a box of stockings, a locket, and a Jew other things for a seasonable present. It was uqarly dark in thoroom, but ho was sure ho saw hor sitting over against the tubs, so ho stole up to her, nut his arm round her neck, gave two or threo lioarty kisses, and said— ' Here, Dolly, hero is your New Year's box : keep it closo, «o that tho old woman won t got hor ugly eyes on it, and' ? He was about to continue, when tho figure struggled aud got away, turned ui- tlio gas, and JDobsou stood iu tho prosonco of his wifo. l Dolly isn't thero any inoro, and Dobsoii says that those scratches on his faco were caused by skating into a bmmblo-bush
AN EXTRAORDINARY CAREER. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 7 February 1891
AN ?' EXTRAORDINARY CAREER, A woll-drossod woman, who gavo hor namo as Madamo do Varnoy, was arrnstod latoly on tho charge of pookot-pioking in tho Ohamiis Klynoos, Sho protested nrnilnxh tlin imiiiitiitli)ll. but was. novoi'tho loss, incarcerated at St. Lazare, The oxamlniug magistmto loarnod from tho prisonor that sho was living as a boardor at Noiiilly with tho family of M. Foliro, a former polico couiniiaaary. All thoso who had mauo Madamo'do Varuoy's aaqtiaiut anco at that boitrdiug-houso, aud M. Fahro lilmBolf, said it wits impossible sho could havo boon guilty of tho net imputed to hor. Moreover, sho was a woman who had plenty of moiiuy, and whoso dolicato Bonsa of honor was vouohod for by twenty people. Madiimo de Varnoy statod that »ho was an American, and accordingly tbo Ammican Legation intoroodod for her, obtainod hor rolcaso, and sho loft France, whoro, sho doclarod, it was impossiblo for an honest woman to got into a tramcar without running tho risk of being mistaken a...
IN THE WRONG SHOW. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 7 February 1891
IN THE WRONG SHOW. One Sunday a cowboy from tho plains struck a Texas city, and aftor supper isturttjil out to boo a variety show ho had beun told of. In about half an hour ho cumo back to tlio lintel. 'Hollo, Jim !' said tho clork, in sur prise, 'the show ain't out yot, is it ?' 'No; but lam.' 'Tlio duBew' put mo out, that's all: and, by gravy, before I'd time to pull my men Iina thu hmuolotj) on mo.' ' U hat.woiu you trying to do !-' . ' Js.itlnn'. uuiy r waut m' f rights, and got bounced, you seo, clorky thl1 , iV )mlxmt»a!'-S*™d cent, and I thought I was ijlayin' 'Om sharp. I snt ?£!Ur* °? a lm8*»»-* »-»» ou. tlio stag.,- began to read out of a book, aud I ''Hi™ genm- ready for a chance to laugh. Aftor the suoozor got douo readiu' I wuz wu 'T,'1''.1;1' «» stack wliarliu S,w jr i thB' tho luusic-l-ox in tho ?o''.°' Ptoot°a '»v«y. and everybody in tbo front of mo stood up. That riled mo mad. 1 begun to.yell, ? Down iu front ! Down front, will you! Sot down in front I' i, tho. next...
ABOUT SCOTLAND YARD. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 11 February 1891
ABOUT SCOTLAND YABD. As moBt young people are aware, Scotland lard in the present century has bcon closely - connected with the London police, but not everyone knows what Scotland had to do of years ago there stood upon this site a pa ,i lace which had been built for tho Soottish , kings on the occasions of their visits to Lon don. And why did they visit London then ? According to one account, tho palace was set ?part by the Saxon King Edgar for the usi of Kenneth HI. of Scotland upon his yearly JiBit to do homage to the Enalish crown for his lands in Westmoreland and Cumberland. Another account states that the earlier Scot tish kings were members of the English Par liament, and lived at this Palace in Scotland Yard during their attendance in Parliament ?s barons of the realm. In Elizabeth's tim'i the palace was in a ruinous condition, and dm the accession of James VI. of Scotland, when the crowns were united, tho need of a sepa rate palace no longer existed, and it was therefore ta...
WHAT THE CHILDREN HAVE BEEN SAYING. SEASICK FOR HOME. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 11 February 1891
. WHAT THE CHILDREN HAVE BEEN SAYING. SEASICK FOB HOME. The sensation of homesiokness bu ben Ywiously desoribed, but never more graphi cally than by a little girl who, miles Kitiy from homo and mamma, sat, heavy-eyed and - afloat, at a noiei laoie. i '.,, 'Aren't you hungry, dear?' asked btr ?unt, with whom she was travelling. ? 'No, 'm,' ' ' Does your head aohe I' ' . ' No, 'm.' ' What is the matter ?' i Tho child's lip quivered, and she said, ia ? tone to grieve the heart, ' I'm so seasick for home.'
CHILDREN'S COLUMN. WHICH LOVED BEST? [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 11 February 1891
CHILDREN'S COLUMN. WHICH LOVED BEST? 'I lovo you, mothor,' said littlo John ; Thon forgotting his work, hia cap wont on. And ho wns oil to tho garden swing, And loft lior wood nnd water to bring. ' I lovo you, raothor,' said roBy Noll; ' I lovo you bettor than tonguo oan toll.' Then slio teased and poutod full Iialt tl day, ' Till her mothor rojoiood when sho went ' play. ' I lovo you, mother,' snld little Fan ; ' To-day I'll help you all I oan ; How glad I am that school doesn't keep 1' So she rookod tho baby till it foil OBloop. Then stopping softly bIio fotohod the broon And swept tho floor and tidiod the room ; Busy and happy all day was she, Helpful and happy as child could be. ' I love you, mother,' again they said — ! Three little children going to bed. I Now do you think that tho mother guessed Which of them really loved her best t
Correspondence. St. George's Sunday School Festival. (TO THE EDITOR.) [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 11 February 1891
Correspondence. ; ! 'St. Gcoi'iro'M Sunday Mcliool ? ?S'tttiMval.- ,.'??' ''.,' ' — — » ? ' ' ? J :' ? (TO TUB EDITOB.) ?? Sin, — Your otherwise nccurnto report |of the school festival in to-days issue is erroneous in assigning mo a prominent part' in tho urocccdincs ns tho entire credit is duo toMr. and Mrs. Wilkinson, Mr. Thomas, and the ' othei'S you ' have mentioned. Tho-. arrangements ? for, clearing 'tho -'running' ground, for entries and for prizes were made by Mr. Wilkinson by a Bp'orts committee' coiiRistiiii; of MIbsos Wtllta nnd Hitdernnd McssrsTliomns aiulWcbbcr with thoroughness whicli enabled the various sports to bo com menced directly the cblldron. reached the parsonage. Profcssiounl duties caused my return to my ollico after seeing the proces sion formed up mud marched off hu'd my subsequent visit to tlie festival .wns limited by tho nocssity of wnlking to Somerset to bo present nt n parade of tho detachment. Yours, etc., P Knowlks MlM.En, Superintendent St GcorgLi ...
Fatal Gun Accident. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 11 February 1891
Fatal Gun Accident. 1 Information wns received in town, on Sunday morning of n fntnl gun accident which occurred nt Hnmpshlro Hills on Snturdny evening. Tho victim wns Mr. Ohnrles Smith, who was employed on the E.B. and M.B. Railway. It appears a party of , boys and men had been out shooting. On re turning homo it was suggested by one of tho number to Smith (who were both consider ably in tho renr) thnt they should give tho rest of tho pnrty a 'stnrt' by running through the bush nnd calling out that somo cattle were chasing them. Smith agreed, and both he and his companion started running. After going n short distance the trigger of the latter's gun (which was loaded) caught In tho bush nnd went off tho charge entering Smith's side. The unfortunate man died shortly nftonvanls. Smith lenVes n wife nnd two children who nre almost desti tute of mcans'of support. . Grent sympathy hns been expressed for the widow nnd children nnd nloo for the nmu who was tho indirect cnuso of the fntnllt...
CABLEGRAMS. BRITISH AND FOREIGN. (PER REUTER'S AGENCY.) STRIKE AT PENNSYLVANIA. LONDON, FEB. 10. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 11 February 1891
CABLEGKAMS. BRITISH AND FOREIGN, TBv Submarine Oable.^ . _(1'eu 'Reuieu/8 Aoenoy.) ;rv ?. / i ' ;' ? .»''! ?'?? v- Jl.r*'j ; S'l'lUKE.-AT PEttNSYLVAtfrA. ? '...,-. , LONDON, Feu. 10, ' It' is .stated, that ft gigantic strike iB impomllhg' amongst ' the ooko workors in Poiiiisylvaiiia, - United States, whloli will affect 80,000 nion. ' '',',,,''. .'.',.' ??
Zeehan Mines. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 11 February 1891
Kevlian Mines. No, II of n soi iesotnrtiolos being publishod in tho Mollmurno 'ArgiiB,' written by Mr. Nnsh, tho mining editor of thnt pnpor, wns Issued lust Wednosdny, from which we take the follow Ing cxtrnoUs — It ban been urged ns against tho mines at Zeoluin . that tho lodes are smnll. I saw tho mnjmity, nud they rnngo from lift, to 12ft. 'In width, but If thoy aro not so lnrgo as thoso nt DundnH, they nre more numerous. There nppcar to ' bo four parallel linen, ench of which can bo traced for several miles, ' The Silver Queen Company has been raising somo mngullcont oro from which splendid results hn'vo been obtained.' [The \arlous always lmvo already appeared in those columns.— Ed. 'W.T.'] On tho 14th April, 1887, tho Silver Queon Prospecting Association was formed, and operations wcro commenced on 10 sections, containing 520 norcs Tho association was formed by the amalgamation of the City, the Boll, nud tho Western prospecting nssoolntlons of Hobart and Lnunccston. A largo n...
How to Cut up a Hog. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 11 February 1891
. Hou to (iitima Hoc. ? i - v ;'-'Wlth': n sharp nxo nnd n Bhnrp butcher's 'knifo!at hand, lay the hog on tho chopping bench, Bido down. With tho knifo mnkb n cut henr tho ear clear ncross tho nock nnd down ta the bone:1 With n dexterous stroko of tlio nxo sever1 tho hend from tho :)rady Lay tho'enrense on tho bnck,n boy holillng It upright nnd keeping the forelegs 'wull. npnrt. ' With the nxe proceed to tnki out the chine nnd backbone. If it is desired to put ns'much of tho hog into ment nB possible, trim to the' chine very close, taking out none of the skin or outside fat. with it.- Other wise tho cutter need notbo particular how much '? nicnt!: comes ? nwny from ' tho bone. Whnt'doesriotgo with the ncnt meat will bdititlic offal or sniinngo, nnd nothing will Ijclost.' J Lny thechinoasldo nnd with the knifo finish Hjpnrnting 'tlio two divisions of tho hog*1 Next stiip off with tho lmnds the leaves or flakes of fnt from the middles to thehnmi'. Seize tho hock' of the lmm with the l...
COMMERCIAL. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 11 February 1891
COMMERCIAL. The only business doing in produce is with the West Coast, where the demand is increas ing. There is practically nothing to bo ilonu with potatoes in Sydney, as we have boon advised that the market is glutted with shipments from Warnambool. The latest Sydney quotation was from £2/S/(i to £8. Locally prices arc somewhat lower with little doing ; but from 5d. to (i.jd. cnu bj obtained for good potted butter, ami there is also nil enquiry for chaff and oats, the latter bringing about 1/5 or perhaps more. Definite newB with reference to the New Zealand potato crop has not yet come to hand, but should that colony's supply bu less than usual prices for the Tnsmaniun tuber must increase.