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Intercolonial. VICTORIA. V.A.T.C RACES. SERIOUS ACCIDENT TO A JOCKEY. Melbourne, Sunday. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 27 February 1899
Intercolonial. VICTORIA. V.A.T.C. BACES. sebious Accident to a jockey. i ? Melbourne, Sunday. At the V.A.T.C. races yesterday the principal events resulted as follow: — Oak- leigh Plate— Standoff 1, Hymettus 2, Whakawatea 3. Oakleigh Purse— Ales 1, Seyla 2, Valorous 3. In the Hurdle Baco another unfortunate accident occurred. Navarre fell, bringing others down, and 1 Joseph Hayes, rider of Navarre, was seriously injured, being now in a critical state from laceration of the brain. Sea song broke her neck.
CABLES AND WIRES. British and Foreign. AMERICA AND THE PHILIPPINES. OFFERS OF HELP FROM NEGROS. INCENDIARY FIRES AT MANILLA. London, February 23. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 27 February 1899
?' CABLES AND WIRES, - British and Foreign. AMEBICA AND THE PHILIPPINES. OFFEBS OF HELP FEOM NEGEOS. INCENDIARY FIBES AT MANILLA. London, February 23. The natives of the island oL Negros, one of the Philippine group, being favor able to American control, have hoisted the American flag on the island, and have further offered to raise 100,000 men to co-operate with the Americans against Aguinaido, the rebel loader. Matters are in a very unsettled state at Manilla. Incendiary fires are continually breaking out in the city, and immense damage has been done. Much resist ance, too, has been offered to the firemen, the hoses being repeatedly cut, and the troops fired on. -
CRIME IN THE COLONIES. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 27 February 1899
CRIME IS THE COLONIES. Thk scathing denunciation of rice and crime in Australia which the Bishop of Ballarat indulged in at the meeting of the Anglican Church Congress a few months ago created something more than a passing sensation. That there was a good deal of truth in the Bishop's statements was generally admitted, but the force of the deliverance was largely discounted by the highly colored picture he presented to the public. Statistics of crime which have recently been com piled in New' Sonth Wales afford fur ther denial to the sweeping charges made by Dr Thornton, and present our own Colony in a most favorable light. For instance, we stand lowest in the percentage of suicides, our record being 7.7 per 100,000 inhabitants, whilst West Australia is highest with 17.5 ; Queensland, 15.9 ; New South Wales, 11.8 ; Victoria, 11.8 ; New Zealand, 9.4; South ;Anstralia, 8.7- Outside Australia the snicide record is higher, if we except Ireland, where it stands at 2.4. In England it is 8...
TO MAKE DAIRYING SUCCESSFUL. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 27 February 1899
TO MAKE DAIRYING SUCCESSFUL.1 No matter what breed of cows is used; nor how perfect the dairy appliances, n-r dairy will be a success without the right; kind of dairyman. More depends upon|: securing the right' breed of dairyman than! anything else. Ho must be intelligent,!, studious, and willing to work. When! such a man goes into the dairy business,!, the first thing should be to secure tho1 right sort of a dairymaid as a helper. He' must then get as good cows as he can: ' afford to buy, using them simply as a; '?? basis from which to start, testing the1 individual merits of each animal, and' breding only the best, so that by the lawj of selection he will be continually weeding! , out the less profitable annuals and raising! . the standard of his herd. -? ;
ABOUT A PIG'S NOSE. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 27 February 1899
ABOUT A PIG'S NOSE. The nose of the pig is an index of its', nature and condition (remarks the ' Far-; mer and Stockbreeder '). The shape and texture show that it is designed for mm-!, zling, for rooting, and for overturning:' things, and this ' is the nature of the-; brute' to perfection. Tho condition of the - animal is in many ways shown in thenose.*- ' In the healthy pig the nose is moist, cool,' r_ and pink in color. To the touch it is elas-j ' tic. In disease it changes in appearance; '?? becoming pallid or purplish, dry, hot, andi ' rigid, or else flabby. Many an experienced) ? breeder can tell at a glance the general}.'1 condition of a pig from the condition of itej:: nose. When your swine grow listless,';,' and do less nuzzling than usual, andgeemj - to be dozing and sleeping more than-., usual, inspect their noses, and you are! likely to find in them the indications of; . fever and other troubles. \ '-?
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 27 February 1899
Special Advertisements. J. D. H ell e well, DENTIST, May be Consulted at Devonport, Taetdayi, »t. 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 4.30. ? . ' Sheffield, last Thursday in month, at Wilson's Hotel. Dentistry iaall its tauclus. 1. W. BIRCH ALL AND SONS. THE NEW ENGLISH DICTIONARY. No . to -without a copy. CHAMBERS' ENGLISH DICTIONARY, Edited by Mr Thomas Davidson, the 'assist- ant editor of : . Chambers' Encyclopaedia. This dictionary contains all common terms of sciences and arts, obsolete; yet imperishable words of tlm Bible, Shakespeare, etc^ the slang of Dickens, and a number jofrAiwJHflian words. Every leading word is'printridiri'liold black letters,' which enables one tofindcasily the word wanted. It has 1,250 pages bound in cloth for 15s, or half-bound in Morocco for lls. ?'' Address — Launceston. [A card.] ...
VICTORIAN RAILWAY GRAIN TRAFFIC. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 27 February 1899
VICTOBIAN BAILWAY GRAIN ? TRAFFIC. I For the week ended on February 16th-* the Victorian Bailway Department con-S veyed 209,625 bags of wheat, and at th fk date 671,910 bags were stacked at variomji. stations awaiting removal. Tho numbei,1-. ? of bags carried inthe corresponding week' 1' of last season was only 83,115, and the.-,. number of bags awaiting removal wot'^ 888,130. The total quantity conveyed uj ?; to the 16th was 1,870,670 bags, as comjrj: pared with 615,065 bags for the corresj'i ponding period of the previous year. Th^ railway authorities foresee a prolongec^ ' gram season '—the longest .season' projj&j bably on record. . ? .f ^..' '-' fe
CLOVER IN THE ORCHARD. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 27 February 1899
OLOVEB IN THE ORCHARD. M Experiments in America tend to 8hov££'& that clover sown in the orchard not onlj^'j^ furnishes' nitrogen for trees and fruit, bufeCi an analysis of the' soil in some orchard-;^';;: has shown that where crimson clover waj. v^* erown 80 per cent, more moisture wayf^d contained in the soil than in adjaceff,^ orchards where no clover had been grown! ^^j. This, it is claimed, secures and furnishq;4^ two dements, forming the basis for sucii^ cessful horticulture and agriculture- j&i water and humus. , ^ai,
Shipping. DEVONPORT. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 27 February 1899
'Shipping AlUltVKD. „', k, :.,,.? Feb. 28— MueiiiduVry, sa, 111'1 tons, W. Madden, from Hobart. Feb. 25— Dorset, ss, 106 tons, W. Holy man, jun., from Launceston. Fob; 25— Penguin, ss, 824 tons, H. A. Morrisby, from Melbourne. Passengers : — Saloon— Misses Miles and Downey (2), Messrs Darie, Mackay, and Johhstonc; 4 in the steerage. Feb. 25— Amy, ss, 70 tons, J. .Brown, from Stanley. Feb. 25— Kini, ss, 1,122 tons, M. F. Livingstone, from Sydney. ? , Feb. 26.— Eliza Davies, ketch, from ' Melbourne. Feb. 26.— Orowaiti, ss,, 453 ton's, J. M'Nair, from Strahan. ' Feb. 26;— Thistle', .ss,' 49 tons, J. Reid,' from Wynyard. . , . , ,, SAILED. ' ; Feb. 24— Taieri, ss,_l,668 tons, J. Shepherd, for Sydney. Passengers Saloon— Mr Poke, i ?-??' ???'- ' Feb. 24— Meeinderry, ss, 111 tons, W. Madden, for Strahan. -. -j-.t- :. .? i -Feb. .24— Easby, ss, 1,800 j tons, W. Wallace, for Sydney. ; Passengers :— ; Saloon— Mrs Cox and 4 children. . :. - ? .'Feb. 25— Penguin, ss, 824 tons, H. A. ? Morrisby,...
For the Farmers. PROLIFIC WHEAT. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 27 February 1899
For the Fanners. ? PROLIFIC 'WHEAT. Mr Kilcnllen,- a well-known wheat grower of Berriwillock, Victoria, has re ported to tb.e Minister of Agriculture on the trial of samples of Queen's Jubilee and Ward's Prolific which he obtained from h' Mr M'Alpine, the pathologist. Tho Beedjl was sown on 21st May in plain sandy soilTk inn returns were highly satisfactory, conj,. sidering the severity of the season. Thep- Queen's Jubilee yielded at the rate of 37 r bushels per , acre; AVard's Prolific, 25jj: bushels. Both came into car during the|- hot winds and heavy frosts in Septembers: and .October, but neither was in the leasts affected, while other wheat which earedfr' at the same time. was badly tipped. Ex-s'; perienced farmers are much pleased with t the samples, especially the Queen's K Jubilee. -';
HORSE AILMENT. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 27 February 1899
HOESE AILMENT. A correspondent has a horso which | comes out in blotches all over the skin, ; the legs swell and the hair comes off. j Cure: — Give bran mashes for 24 or 88 j hours ; follow with a good dose of purga-f tive medicine, Barbadoes aloes for prefer- j ence, and from 4 to 8 drs., according to! age, breed and size. Wash the skin daily j' with hyposulphite of soda, lib in water 2 ; quarts, allowing it to dry on, continue this I for a week, and then dress daily with' limo water 1 pint, olive oil 1 pint. Givei in tho feed twice a day hydrocholoric bo1u-| tion of arsenic | to 1 oz. In the third' ? feed give daily sulphite of soda 2 dr.,i bicarbonate of potash 1 oz, and common! salt loz. Green feed and exercise will be: beneficial. Observe cleanliness as regards' ; harness, and wash the horse's body allovei j with soap and hot water occasionally. '
BRIGHTEN THE STABLE. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 27 February 1899
BRIGHTEN THE STABLE. Apart from the convenience of a well- 3 lighted stable, its importance from a h hygienic point of view canhardly be over-si estunated. It is false economy to save ,'; tho price of a few windows at the cost of '?& the health of the horses, and there is no f reason why a stable should not be as well v lighted as a dwelling house. Old stables, ;j which havo been constructed with too 'i few windows, can be considerably bright- f, - ened by the liberal use of whitewash on )?''. walls and ceiling, with the additional advantage of cleaning and purifying the -y surroundings. 'f.
Two Miles a Minute. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 27 February 1899
Two Miles a Minute. Mr F. .1). JVolir, tho advpcato of.tho ' Mono ' rail nyMeni, in ii' i&fturV aPthe Liverpool Chamber of Commorco ro . coutly, gavo some interesting details about the proposed ' Lightning Express railway bUncc'i Li\erpooV and Man* Chester, over ''which .trains, .are., to ..run 'A I minimum speed of 90 'miles 'an lionr f ' The new lino will differ from the ordin ary Ltwo rail track in ihatit will consist of -a single mil elevated about 4ft fiom'the ' ;grouiid, and supposed on 'A' shaped -lsf6cl trestles The doaches intended f6r -'th.o lino irrc to bo fitted with wheels in iho cuntro, and these Will run on. the blevatul ' rail The position of the coach '6h~ tho rnilwaj inay1 be likened ^to tho 'siiflftlc-' iTJifclss which haug on each bidef'ofth lamel's back. ' , ''^Tt Is intended to place the triangular, Supports about lift 3m apart, bud it cacii We thc.ro -will he fixtd laterally Uvo nnlsj -'doe itbout 18ui above the oilier,'1 The 'object 'of these is to ul...
THE SOUTH AUSTRALIAN HARVEST. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 27 February 1899
THE SOUTH AUSTRALIAN; i - ' HABVE8T.-Vf ,'r The 'South Australian'; Register's' estimate of the late wheat harvest has been published, showing that the acreage reaped has been . 1,550,000 acres, pro ducing 9,816,666 bushels, or an average of six bushels 201b, as against an average or three bushels 451b. last year. Making allowance for food and seed requirements, it is estimated that 174,553 tons would be available for export. For the first six weeks of the present year the shipments aggregated 22,000 tons. The quality of the grain is described as high class.
Canadian Exports of Dairy Products. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 27 February 1899
Canadian *E\poifo ot v-Hairy Products. The rapid growth of the Canadian ex port trade in butter is of interest to Aus tralasian producers, especially as the Ca 'Hadians are not yet satisfied . with the pprtion of the Untish trade they secure In 1898 the quantity exported was o\oi 270,000 packuges, of a shipping. value of about jEG60,000. . From a pamphlet on 'tha eiport trado of the port of Montreal ;f6r the 'season 1898. the following par-1 ticulars'ofe extracted :— ''?''Th'o large quantities of butter of fine mild'flavor and of choice quality which 'sire received in Great Britain froin Den mark, Ireland, France, and Australasia tt^ke' it, impossible for any second-rate ffdaliiy 'to fetch the shipper a satisfactory price. ' Competitions from these and other MJuhtries 'are forcing the standard f Or quality higher every year. Itis estimated thafcjiearly two-thirds of tlio creameries in Canada have now been provided with suitable ;cold storage for the protection of 'the butter from th...
NEW ZEALAND MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 27 February 1899
— NEW ZEALAND MARKETS. ? - .'-The^position of the. New, Zealand mar ?kets.fpiu the.principal.. articles. oi. produce, ?is~r'e'p6rted upon~as~follows by' Messrs Kaye and Carter, of Christchnrch, in their last circular to hand by ' Saturday's mail:— Wheat : The millers have been conten with just keeping their mills going, and the trade done has been on the most limited lines. Owing to the character of the season, the scarcity of sacks, and the low prices in the world's markets, it is probable that many stacks will remain unthreshed for some time, thus reducing very considerably the volume of wheat to be handled in the near future. Barley: Some splendid parcels are offering on the market, and heavy orders are in iand on Australian account ; as these all' run on the best qualities only, a hardening ten dency is apparent for such lines. The medium and somewhat discolored samples are not meeting with much favor ; local maltsters are endeavoring to keep prices well down, hence the tune is ...