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For the Farmers. FATTENING LAMBS. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 24 February 1899
^;ForKthe-Pariiiers.^ :;. ? .^'FATTENING LAMBS.'1' !;'O Last year an experiment was under taken at tie Mirinesoia Experiment Sta tioj, todetennine the valne of potatoes, , mangels, aidd sugar beets respectively as,' food factors in fattening lauibs. ' The. re- sults showed that in feeding lambs' pbta: ? buua uuuijjtuu iu\urauiy wnn mangels ana Rugar: beets in producing increase in~ weight, but they ara a moro costly food than the other roots named; that, be cause of the greater cost of potatoes as compared with mangels and sugar, beets, ihey should not be grown as food for lamb* where the latter can be grown success-' - fully; that, judging by the results ob tained in this one experiment, sugar beets' are a more valuable food for fattening, lambs than either potiloes or mangels. , ,.'
JERSEY TREE KALE. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 24 February 1899
JERSEY T.'.EE KALE. The manager of the Roseworthy Agri- . cultural College, South Australia, claims to have had great success with the Jersey tree kale as winter fodder for sheep and milking cattle, and his successful experi ments with the plant on soil .where . the average yearly rainfall is about 15 inches, is described as being likely to lead; to. its being extensively cultivated. ,? He states that with proper attention to cultivation 25 tons ner acre, of the kale can be raised in a season from successive cuttings of the plant. For early winter feedmgl the seed should bp sown on well prepared \ land immediately after the first soaking rains of autumn. Different systeins , of - raising the crops are adopted. Sowing the seed at the rate of. 41b . per, acre in drills;5ft apart is recommended, and. afterwards th^ning out the plants in the rows to a distance of 15in apart. On .land that is particularly clean and well, prepared, sow ing broadcast can be adopted; but the best plan is to...
THE TUBERCULIN TEST. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 24 February 1899
THE TUBERCULIN TEST. .'. ,' ; There has been considerable doubt ex pressed recently in England and America , as to the reliability of the tuberculin test,, but a case in support is given by the 'Chronicle' (Adelaide), where a West , Australian buyer of ,20 heifers and bulls from South Australia made the taking. of delivery conditional upon the test, which resulted in the tuberculosis being . clearly found in animals whose outward appear ance gave every indication of perfect squndness.
THE North Western Advocate. Published every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday Morning. FAIR AND IMPARTIAL. FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 1890 COLONIAL GOVERNORS. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 24 February 1899
1 THE PullUhed every Monday, Wednetday, and Friday Morning. i ; ; ^~d ~ FAIR AND IMPARTIAL^ , FRIDAY, F£BItiAJlT 24,^1899 COLONIAL GOVERNOBS.V A new system bas been adopted in re gard to to the appointment of Colonial Governors. The qualifications requisite for the -proper discharge' of vice-regal duties are very different now to what they were in the , olden^dayg when the Queen's representative v was u an- actual ruler and, as such, expected to formulate and work' out a policy! The 'Viceroy still has very considerable authority, but it is held in abeyance like Great Britain's munary sirengin, wnicn iiora sausDury declared to be ' great, but' peculiar, and not adapted to deal with matters of secondary importance.' The Governor has the right of refusing to tccept a Ministry which has the confidence of Parliament, but of course he never exer cises it directly. The Governors have more than once, however, prevented the formation of Cabinets by declining to appoint certain Ministers-desi...
Handling Wheat. SMALLER BAGS ADVOCATED. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 24 February 1899
i Handling v Wheat ji *'?' SMALLER BAGS ADVOCATED.1' :. (Melbourne ' Argus,' February 21.) ? ,'?'. , There. has been a good ideal .of .talk ' lately about tie elevator system of hand ' ling wheat and the shipment of the .pro ] duct in bulk, thus doing away with ,the ' cost of providing bags, an item which farmers find very heavy, more . especially when low prices rule. But there are ,j many difficulties in the way of establish :j ing.the system in this colony, and eveaif i the expense of erecting elevators were | gone to it is doubtful if vessels could be ? obtained to taJte tne wneat away in a loose i condition. Wheat is forwarded in bulk — | thai is, unbagged — from some American '?? ports to England, specially fitted vessels - being used for the purpose, but j trade . in this respect has not ? assumed very large proportions, and 1 by far the greater portion of the | American wheat is forwarded in bags. As !a matter of fact, there is a certain amount of danger, even in a short voy...
To Magnify the Voice. AN ASTOUNDING DISCOVERY. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 24 February 1899
To Magiiity the Voice. i AN ASTOUNDING DISCOVERY.' An extraordinary discovery ib described in the London « Daily Mail,' which states, that provisional protection has. been, granted for an invention which is said to be capable of carrying the voice loudly and clearly for a distance of miles. It ib claimed by the inventor that the fitting of his appnratus in the House of Commons, and connectin-r it to Hyde-park would ullon oF, thousands; of people shearing in dear tones every' word spoken in - the Parliamentary; Chamber. The magician who works these wonders is Mr Horace.: L. Short, consulting mechanical engiaeer,, of New Maiden, Surrey.': He has had a faried snd world-wide experience, although only ? a young man, A ' Daily Mail' representa tive saw tho instrument working indoors, interviewed Mr Short, wbo;took the appa-. tatus to pieces) in his presence.) 'My instinmeDt,' be said, 'will work distinctly and with satisfaction over two miles, and this I have actually proved. It is, only ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 24 February 1899
Births. Chancellor.— On February 11, af'Ryde ville,' New Town road, the wife of S. T. Chancellor— a son. .. Chalk.— On Thursday, February 23, at Glensyde, Burnie, the wife of A. G. Chalk — a daughter. . Sykes.— On February 15, WrLatrobe, the wife of Geo. Sykes, of ' Bhyll '—a daugh ter. ?? ?-?' ??' ? ?'?? ''?' ; Kimbebley.— On February 18, at her resi dence, Wenvoe street, West Devonpprt, the wife of B. A. Kimberley— a daughter. ' . -? Lindley.— On February 16,' at West Devon port, the .wife of C. W. Lindlqy— ason. . . Marrlafres. -: .? -?' Dwyeb-^-Pender.— On : February 14, at the residence of the ?bridegroom, Khyndaston, % by the Rev Hnrcourl, assisted by the Rev W. W. Hewitt. Thomas Dwycr.; fifth son of the late Patrick Dwyer, to Jessie Pendcr, third daughter of John I'ender, Edinburgh, Scotland. Death*. Smith.— On February 21, at his residence, 'MayVille,'Fingal, John Smith, in the 81th year of his age. Bright.— On January 11, at Park Hill. Forest Hill, near London, suddenly, Jo...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 24 February 1899
Special Advertisements, J. D. Hellewell, DENTIST, May be Consulted at Devonport, Tuesdays, at Laurence's, Chemist, 1.30 to 4.30. Forth. — At Gardiner's Hotel on Wednesday before first Thursday^ to 4.30. Ulverstone, at Lawson's Hotel, Friday follow ing First and Third Thursdays in each month, 1 to 1.30. Sheffield, last Thursday in month, at Wilson's Hotel. - ?-,;.., Xtatistry iaall its tauofcis. [A CAM).] ' A. u&S. LuttroU, ARCHITECTS, , , ESPLANADE,' WEST , ^ DEVONPORT, Nearly opposite Railway Station. THE . ,i, ' ? MARKET REPORTS IN THE 'NORTHWESTERN ?advocate;;; ;. ' ; TASMANIAN And i . \ ' INTERCOLONIAL, ' THE BEST ? — And MOST COMPLETE. . ,: ? '.?„ 5, in?*|i»«j i'M Sydaiy Product Ibrktt Btpoti » Speciality. ., N. W. COAST FABMEBS WILL FIND TBS ADVOCATE' A VALUABLE . ? : v ) i ' GUIDE PHILOSOPHER, and FRIEND.', (^-Specimen Copy mailed ,on ^receipt of Post Card with name' and address.1 - A. W. BIRC1IALL AW SONS, LAUNCESTON. The 1S»» Giilne* Atlas. Messrs George Newnes and ...
LAUNCESTON PRODUCE MARKET. Launceston, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 24 February 1899
LAUNCESTON PRODUCE MARKET. Launceston, Thursdav. The produce market daring the week has been fairly lively, owing to a good quantity of grain coming forward. Prime feed oats are worth 1/7 to 1/8, But for export business can only be done at about 1/5 to 1/6. Tartarians are quoted at 1/7 to 1/8, and Algerians at 1/1 to 1/4. The best price obtainable for milling wheat is 2/3. No business has yet been done in English barley, but it is expected to come in at about 3/. Grey peas arrive in small lots, and are quoted at 2/9 to 3/. Abso lutely nothing is doing in hay or chaff, there being no margin for export. Pota toes have fallen to £3, owing to a large Bupply coming forward. There are also too many inferior sorts in the market. Supplies of butter are exceedingly limited, and prices are unchanged. Good bacon is in request.
EMU BAY PRODUCE MARKET. Burnie, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 24 February 1899
EMU BAY PRODUCE MARKET. ,' Burnie, Thursday. ' A' fair amount of business was trans acted in the produce market to-day. Quotations .for potatoes opened at £4/5/ for prime sampleB. but the market weak ened : towards the close, and best offers ranged from £3/17/6 to £4/2/6. The bulk of sales effected were made at £4. Ar rivals were not very large, and the ship ments this week will not reach last week's total. By the bs Easby, which sailed this morning for Sydney via Devonport, 541 bags of potatoes were shipped, and as the Taieri will not be in port till Saturday morning, her cargo will probably be between 600 and 700 bags. If the vessel had arrived to-day her total would have been about 200 less. Quotations for other lines of produce are without ohange.
INTERCOLONIAL MARKETS. LATEST QUOTATIONS. (By Mail.) Melbourne, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 24 February 1899
INTERCOLONIAL MARKETS. LATEST QUOTATIONS. (By Mail.) ,.. ? Melbourne. Wednesdav. The latest quotations are as follow :— Wheat, 2/6$ to 2/6* ; flour, good brands £6 to 6/5/; bran, 7}d to 7*d ; pollard, 8£d to 9d ; barley medium 4/, prime Chevalier Tip to 5/ ; oats, milling 1/7, feed 1/5 to 1/6, stout white 2/ to 2/2 ; peas, hand-threahed 2/6 to 2/7, machine-threshed 2/5; chaff, medium to prime oaten £2 to 2/5/, prime green wheateh 2/5/ to 2/7/6 ; straw chaff, good oaten 32/6; hay, manger 2/10/ to 8/5/, chaffing 35/ to 42/6 ; Victorian straw, 30/ to 85/ ; Tasmanian straw in bales (de livered) up to 40/ ; potatoes, Warrnam bools 2/15/ to £3, prime Gippsland 3/10/; onions, prime 2/10. Throughout the colonies, including New Zealand, an advance of £1 per ton has been made in ' Orb ' G.C. iron, but on the basis of the present home cost thore is itill a margin of about £1 per ton in favor of colonial buyers. Private cable advices eport a further advance in the homo \ market for galvanised i...
NEWSTEAD STOCK SALES. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 24 February 1899
NEWSTEAD STOCK SALES. Messrs W. T. Bell and ,Co., Limited, report:— Newstead market on Tuesday was amplysuppliedwithfatstock, requirements being about equal to yardings. Prices all round kept up to last week's levels. We sold: — Four pens crossbreds from Mr Headlam at 15/, 18/, 12/9, 10/6; 2 pens crossbreds, Mr R. G. Home, 15/6, 18/; pen crossbred lambs, 12/; pen lambs, Mr Pitt, 10/9 ; pen comebacks, Straits, 11/9 ; pen Merinos, Straits, 10/9, 10/8 ; pen crossbred ditto, 12/6, 11/9; pen lambs. Mr Parker, 9/1 ; 3 pens lambs, Mr Skipper, 11/, 10/3. 9/9; pen crossbreds, 11/6; 2 pens lambs, Mr Sidebottom, 9/ to 7/6; crossbreds ditto, 22/9 ; pen crossbreds, Mr Mitchell, 13/6. Fat cattle— Pen steer and cow, 6/15/ to £5; pen cows, Lilydale, 5/7/6 ; ditto,. Mr Reid, 6/7/5 ; pen- steers and cow,£8 to 6/2/6 j pen cows, F. W. Briggs, 6/12/6 to £5; steer, ditto, 6/12/6. Store and dairy cows :— Red cow; down calving, 7/17/8 ; red eow, 2/16/ : roan ditto, 3/7/6. . '??.?...?
TARLETON MAIN ROAD BOARD. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 24 February 1899
1 TARLETON MAIN BOAD BOARD. W. ' ? Receipts. esI~. ' '.' ' JE'S- a Ugi Advances by Treasury on ac; W& count of current year... 158 *.O 0 ggg Diftoonaocountbf last year '52 0 0 35? — Balance to aexf Account!.../ 69 14 5 !&£ ,'i J Expenditure. ,,-, . . ? W , Balance fromlast Account... .' '-50 18 11 M ' Boad, Forth Bridge to Town §K I', of Dovonport : labor, . WK ' materials, etc. ... ... -205 10 10 *s '* Eoad, Barrington Eoad to ?4 ;WestDevonport|Esv . . k i'U.' * 5$ ' :!'planade,B6ad:!ikiileag^ift/.V^12'j0. jfci ' ' Labor, materials, etc. ,,. /.. 14 16 11 &¥ Exchange on cheques; 'J.I } ... 0 2 6 '& Cheque-book :.. ...' ..: . 0, 2 * 0 %l Interest on. overdraft .... ,,,.,.j.;l.(17i 8 $ ' ..'' (?«.-- ii^'-V' i - ,274:14 5
DR SHIELDS IN THE WITNESS BOX. MADAME RADALYSKI'S VERSION. Melbourne, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 24 February 1899
DR SHIELDS IN THE WITNESS BOX. MADAME BADALYSKI'S VERSION. . Melbourne, Thursday. The trial of the three accused: Madame Bodalyski, Tod, and Dr Gaze, in connec tion with the Yarra tragedy, was continued to-day. . Dr . Shields, the Government medical ?officer, who conducted the post mortem iBTn.minn.tinn of the body of the deceased girl, Mabel Ambrose, detailed the several . conversations which he had with Madame Badalyski in gaol. He said she asked him if he could throw any light on the sudden death of the girl. She said the girl was lying on a bed at her house, while she (Badcdyski) was taking a certain course -Pah 4\-i\ rriwi'n l«nni*v«Anf All of- JtrtAa fna 1UX IIUO UU1 D U1DUV1UOUV* AUl »V VUbV W1W ~ deceased screamed, threw herself up from the bed, threw her arms about, and then' collapsed. Witness said Badalyski asked him if Bhe would be hanged for the deed, and he replied he did not think so. Cross examined, witness said it was part of his duty as Government medical officer t...
The Yarra Tragedy. OPENING OF THE TRIAL. Melbourne. Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 24 February 1899
The Yuri a Tragedy. OPENING OF THE TBIAL. Melbourne. Wednesday. v The trial of Madamo Olga Badalyski, Travice Alexander Tod, and Dr Wm. Gaze, for .the wilful murder of the girl Mabel Ambrose on December 16 last, . commenced, to-day. The girl Thekla - Begina Dubbecke, who has been accepted as a witness for the Crown, is now under cross-examination. The evidence so far i is merely a repetition of the facts as al ready reported. The head of the inur- ' dered girl was put in as evidence. Twenty Beven witnesses are to be called. against , the accused. A panel of 100 jurymen had been summoned to provide for' the right of challenge on the port of the Crown and ' Hie defence.
Clearing Away the Bar. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 24 February 1899
Clearing Away the Bar. ul' ^ ! TO THE EDITOR. ?Sir,— Some time'agtfwenet&i'thaVflie Launceston Marine Board would be fol lowing our example , and discarding the ladder dredge' for a suction pump. Now that 'the Agnew has established its fame by sucking up stones and blacksmith's hammers, would it not be as well to give it a start in a public house bar— that is, if it would not. be. likely to. suck up the tumblers and bottles and leave the liquid in the casks. I expect Devonport, will have to take a prohibition order out against it, as there is 12ft 6in on the bar now, and if the suction still continues, there' ''will be 6ft 6m m another' three years'.- — Tours, etc., / NEPTUNE. Devonport, February 23.
Trinity College Musical Exams. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 24 February 1899
rrinity College Musical Exams. , TO THE EDITOR. Sir, — In Wednesday's issue 'of your paper there appears a local on ' Successful Devonport Students,' as regards one por tion of which you have been misinformed. Amongst the list of successful students the!'name of Master P. Bovill is men tioned as being a pupil of Mrs Maomastcr. This is not correct, as the candidate was my pupil at the time of his passing the examination, and had been for some con siderable time previously. Why Mrs Macmaster has persistently stated Master Bovill to be her pupil I should like very much to know; perhaps it is because he the entries closed, more than three months prior to the exam., but as he was very soon after that tune placed, under my tuition the statement would still be incorrect. As a matter of strict honor Mrs Macmaster should also claim another' ^rapil who unfortunately failed through extreme nervousness, resulting from a recent attack of illness, and who had also been her pupil, but was transfer...