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THE SYDNEY PRODUCE MARKET. EASBY AND TAIERI IN PORT. POTATOES OPEN AT £5/10/. A SLIGHT DECLINE EXPECTED. Sydney, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 1 March 1899
THE SYDNEY PRODUCE MARKET. EASBY AND TAIERI IN PORT. POTATOES OPEN AT £5/10/. A SLIGHT. DECLINE EXPECTED. Sydney, Monday. About 600 bags of local potatoes were offered at .Redfern this morning, prices ranging from. 3/6 to 4/ per cwt (equal to 8/10/0 to £4 per ton). The vessels Easby and Taieri, with North West 'Coast ship ments, have not yet arrived (5 p.m.), and have missed to-day's market, so I do not anticipate over £5/10 willbe obtained to morrow. Oats on spot have good enquiry at a rise of Id per bushel. Maize has in creased in value by 2d. Oats are now quoted at 2/, and maize at 8/2. There is a good enquiry for chaff at late rates, viz., 8/5/0 for best Victorian. Pollard sold at 8}d, bran 7£d per bushel, and onions 8/10/0 per ton. The weather continues dry, and a large quantity of fodder of all descriptions is being sent to the inland districts. Sydney, Tuesday. The ss Easby, with North West Coast shipments of potatoes and produce, ar rived this morning, her cargo being first ...
Sport and Pastime. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 1 March 1899
Sport and Pastime. The latest thing in golfs, comes from America. Itis called a 'grassie.' Tho head is shaped like a mashie, made very heavy and the lower part ; of the head cut into thick teeth, like a rake. There arc six of these big teeth, and the object of the club is to rake through the long gross, and set to the ball without wasting 'as much strength as an ordinary club requires in a like place. It is used in heavy clumps of grass. We imagine, however, that in prac tice it will be found that the ball hits the edge of one of the teeth, and goes at right angles.' ' v At the end of next month E. A. Pearson purposes making a record -ride between Melbourne and Sydney. At present he holds the Sydney to Melbourne record, viz., 576 miles, in 75 hours 5min. It is said that Bourillon, the crack rider of France, receives £80 for each appear ance in racing. \ A 27A golf; ball, if put in an ordinary letter scale, should just weigh l£oz. As the 27 Jflw't. is. usually now taken as a size ' a...
V.R.C. AUTUMN MEETING. THE NEWMARKET HANDICAP. THE FINAL ACCEPTANCES. Melbourne, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 1 March 1899
V.R.C.'.'-*AUTUMN MEETING. THE.NEWMAEKET: HANDICAP. . THE FINAL ACCEPTANCES. 1 Melbourne, Monday. The final acceptances for the New market Handicap, to be run on Saturday next at the,V.B.C. Autumn Meeting, were declared to-day as follows: — st lb ?? ?'' st lb Hopscotch ... 9 7 Reaper ... 8 2 Whakawatea '9 7 Voloce ... 8 1 Hymettus ...' 9 5 Stand Off ... 8 0 Lochaber ... 9 3 Security ', :.'. 7 12 Cabin Boy ... 9 1 Dozon ... 7.12 Veneda ...8 12 Diffidence ... .7- 5 Gnullo ? (inc. Delusive ... 7 5 31b penalty) 8 9 Regained' ... 7 3 Symmetry ... 8 8 Forest -- .'.. 7 0 Carrara ... 8 7 Beachcomber MaidofHonor 8 6 (incSlbpen.) 6 10 Wild Olive ... 8 4 Aroha ... 6 7 Alemene (inc. Alir ... ^ ... 6 7 101b pen.)... 8 V Kruger ''''...' 6 7 North British 8 2
EMU BAY PRODUCE MARKET. Burnie, Tuesday [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 1 March 1899
EMU BAY PRODUCE MARKET. ?Burnie, Tuesday '?Owing to the extremely wet weather prevailing to-day and1 yesterday, arrivals of potatoes have not been large.. Busi ness is quiet, and the best offer 'to-day was 8/10/, at which figure only one or two lines were sold. 'Buyers ore not in clined to give more than 3/5/. The ss Glaucus is expected to arrivo to-morrow evening to load produce for Sydney, but it is impossible to say how much will go forward from this port. : The ss Tekapo is expected on Thursday. Business in all other lines of produce is without life.
CIRCULAR HEAD PRODUCE MARKET. Stanley, Monday [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 1 March 1899
CIRCULAR HEAD PRODUCE MARKET. ? Stanley, Monday. Potatoes retained the values quoted to the end of last week, and closed at 3/10/ and bags on Saturday. The market opened at the same figure to-day. ' Wheat is still at 2/, but more buoyant. Oats sell at 1/8, peas at 8/6 and better. Flour has taken a further drop, being offered at 15/ per, bag. Eggs, 9d per dozen. 'Kero sene, 10/ per case. Hams and bacon are in good demand; quotations ore un changed. There is no difference in hidos and skins. .-'?/. The following are, the exports from Stanley for the past week :— Easby — 708 bags potatoes, 122 bags peas (500 bushels), 85 bags oats (150 bushels), for Sydney; 252 bags potatoes, for Queens land. Taieri, for Sydney — 792 bags po tatoes, 144 bags peas (614 bushels). Total quantity of potatoes shipped, 1,752 sacks. Lcmael, for. Melbourne — Blackwood staves, 18,400; blackwood logs, 9,719ft; hardwood (sawn), 38,407ft. *
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 1 March 1899
Amusements. Ensign Cluster, . .. £3 ' Of the SALTATION ABMY,' will visit Dcvonport witli the GRAPHOPHONE, Thursday, March 2, and _, - . 1 * The Don,; March 3.r/ ? ' Meetings at 8 o'clock inthe Barracks. Silver Coin Admission. , Tenders;'.- - Eailtoa Racing Club npENDERS will be received by the Secre X tary, Railtonj up to 8 o'clock p.m. on Saturday, March 4, for Publican's Booth,' also Confectioner's Booth with sole right of selling Fruit, at the Eailton Races on March 16. W. M. BAIN, Secretary, B.K. Club. For Sale. ' ? For Sale. DTSTELLINO and LIVERY STABLES at Penguin, now in possession of Fred. Ling on monthly tenancy. Situated on Main road from TJlveratone to Bnrnie, nest to An thon's HoteL For farther particulars apply to Mr J. F. LIBDLE, Forth, or J. D. M'KENNA, Agent, Penguin. FOR SALE.-Verandah and Garden Cirsah Wheelbarrows, Tables, Chairs. Second hand Sewing Machines, etc. WINDMILL FACTORY, opposite Railway Station, Devon port. Miscellaneous. ,,.t , THE, ,;',.. * . . ROYAL...
HOBART STOCK SALES. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 1 March 1899
HOBART STOCK SALES. The following sales were effected at the Hobart slaughter yards on Monday after noon: — By Roberts and Co.— 6 cattle, £6 to 7/2/6; 6 cattle, 11/5 to 9/7/6; 1 cow, 6/7/6; vealer, 8/7/6; 80 Merinos, 10/; 6 lambs, 9/; 6 Merinos, 9/6; 131 shoop, 12/9^0 11/; 66 lambs, 10/ to 8/6; 15 lambs, 10/3 to 9/6; 7 sheep, 11/9 to 10/; 80 lambs, 11/3 to 11/; 42 Merinos, 18/ to 12/; 40 sheep, 10/ to 11/ ; 21 sheep, 14/6 to 7/ ; 8 sheep, 10/9 ; 50 sheep, 11/9 to 10/6; 17 lambs, 14/ to 18/6; 8 sheep, 11/ ; 80 sheep, 13/3 to 18/ ; carcase beef, 8d per lb. By J. W. Abbott— 6 catUe, 7/10/ to 5/7/6; 80 sheep, 18/8 to 8/6; porkers, 37/ to 82/6.
Commercial. The "Advocate" Office, Tuesday evening. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 1 March 1899
Commercial. The 'Advocate' Office, Tuesday evening. The potato market this morning was in one of those lifeless moods that seem in separable from tho early part of the week, and ' there was virtually no potato quotation. One or two of the dealers stated they would . be prepared to give up ' to £8, but would not go any higher, owing to the absence of Sydney advices. During the afternoon the same conditions pre vailed, the only sale of potatoes that came under notice being aload for the West Coast at 8/10/. 'This has really no sympathy with the broader, issue of export to the ' Sydney market. Per ss Penguin, leav ing, or due to leave, to-morrow, the North ' \Vestern Fanners' Association ship about 340 sacks potatoes, for transhipment to \Fremantle (Western Australia). Some are tender the impression that deliveries will not be heavy this week, owing to the rain, bUt we incline to the opinion that, as it is too wet for grain carting and other hor Vtot Operations, producers will go on di...
Shipping. DEVONPORT. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 1 March 1899
Shipping. A it HIVED. Feb. 28.— Star, ss, 76 tons, J. S. Chap man, from Launcreton. Feb. 23— Dorset, a*, 106 tons, W. Holy man, jun., from Stanley. SAILED. Feb. 27 — Orowaiti, ss, 453 tons, J. M'Xnir, for Melbourne. Fob. 27— Dorset, ss, 106 tons, W. Holy man, jun., for Stanley. Feb. 27— Amy, ss, 76 tons, J. Brown, for Launceston. Exports. Feb. 27— For ss Orowaiti, for Mol bourne.— 238 bgs potatoes, Field and Co. Orowaiti, ss, which arrived from Strahan on Sunday, shipped on Monday 4,800 sacks coke fev Strahan and 230 bags potatoes for Melbourne. She left at 6 o'clock on Monday morning for the latter port, and will go to Strahan later. Dorset, as, left at 6 o'clock on Monday morning for Stanley via Burnie, and cx : perienced a particularly rough passage, the journey to Burnie occupying five hours. Owing to tho heavy gale blowing hor departure from thoro for Stanley was delayed till 3 a.m. yesterday.' On the return vovaso the vessel made a fast passage. ' She left Stanley at 12.20, st...
THE RIVER DON TRADING CO., LTD. (IN LIQUIDATION). [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 1 March 1899
THE RIVER DON ; TRADING' CO., LTD. (IN. LIQUIDATION). Under tho above heading tne following notice, signed ' Henry Brown, for the Liquidator,' is published in yesterday's 'Gazette':— ' ' ' — . Special resolution passed and confirmed at extraordinary, meeting of shareholders held at the registered office of the com pany, West Dovonport, on the 25th Janu ary and 17th February, 1899 :— ' That tho second of the two resolutions' passed at a. meeting of the shareholders held on the 5th December, 1898, be re scinded, and that the- liquidator bo in structed to dispose of the balance of the ossotsof the company remaining unsold at this date at a valuation.'
CUSTOMS RETURNS. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 1 March 1899
?! CUSTOMS RETURNS. Launceston.— Collections at the Laun ceston Custom House for the week ending Saturday last amounted to £3,250 17s Id, as against £5,106 5s lOd for the corres ponding week of last year. Stanley.— Customs collections for the week ending Saturday, 25th inst., were as follow :— Duties, 69/6/1; wharfage, 7/13/8; light dues, 16/10/ ; harbor dues, 10/15/7 ; miscellaneous, 1/5/0; total, 105/10/4; Col lections for month ending same dato : — Duties, 191/18/2 ; wharfage, 20/19/7 ; light dues, 58/8/3; harbor dues, 52/15/8 ; mis cellaneous, 4/5/0 ; total, 828/1/8. Burnie.— Collections at the Burnie Cus tom House for the week ending Saturday, 25th i inst., were as follow : — Duties, 72/15/2; wharfage, 6/2/4; harbor dues, 5/0/8; miscellaneous, 8/16/6; total, 87/14/8. Statement of Customs colMc tions for the month of February, ending Saturday last :— Duties: spirits, 104/11/10; tobacco, £6; other goods, 438/19/; total, 549/10/10. Marino charges : wharfage, 26/6/6; light dues, 6/...
A QUESTION OF ODDS. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 1 March 1899
A QUESTION; OF ODDS. The following .question and answer ia from lost' Saturday's ' ' Australasian ' : — ' Can you give me an idea of the proper odds against drawing the prizes in a 50,000 sweep, where one ticket has five chanes, say, one in each of the following classes : — (1) ahorse, say, 50 entries; (2)20prizesof £50 ; (3) 25 prizes of .£20 ; (4) 100 prizes of £10; (4) 100 prizes of £5 ; (6) horse or any sort of a prize ? ' Assuming that there are to be five drawings, each of 50,000 marbles, the required odds are as follow:— (1) 999 to i against getting a horse ; (2) 2499 to 1 against getting a £50 prize ; (3) 1999 to 1 against getting a £20 prize ; (4) 499 to 1 against getting a £10 prize ; (5) 499 to 1 against getting a £5 prize; 'and (6) 9,941 to 59 (rather less than 169 to 1) against. getting a horse or any sort a prize. ? -\-. . '-
The Weather and the Crops. HEAVY RAIN AND STRONG WINDS. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 1 March 1899
The Weather, and the Crops. ? HEATO RAIN AND STRONG WINDS. The rough wintry weather which pre vailed on Sunday last continued on Mon day and yesterday, a strong N.W. gale being in evidence. Shipping was con siderably ' interfered with, and many fences, etc., suffered from the strong breeze. The ss Kini and the ss Thistle are still in port awaiting a moderation in the: weather. The ss Orowaiti was sub jected to a severe tossing as she sailed for .Melbourne on Monday morning, and the ss Dorset and ss Amy had rough passages to Stanley and Launceston, respectively. The yacht Curlew broke away from her moorings in the river on Monday, and beached at Sayer's Point. No damage of any consequence is re ported. On the farms the root and grass cropBhave been benefited by the rain, but harvesting operations have been inter fered with, and in cases where the grain is uncut or uncovered serious damage has been done. Mr Wragge's forecast for to-day is as follows: — Still squally and wet from N.W. ...
The Yarra Tragedy. THE PRISONERS DEMEANOR. Melbourne, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 1 March 1899
The Yarra Tragedy. THE PRISONERS' DEMEANOR. , . Melbourne, Monday. . ; Since the sentence of death was passed J' onOlga Eadalyski and Travice Alexander .Tod for the murder of Mabel Ambrose -?'their demeanor has been closely watched. Eadalyaki, when informed by her solicitor of the effect of the verdict,' asked him if he thought she woul.l be hanged. He in formed her in reply that he did not think she would be hanged. She then stated that she was ready to die, but could not bear the thought of being hanged owing to the disgrace which such an end would bring upon her family, who occupy a good position socially. She sleeps and eats well. Tod, on the other hand, is restless and anxiouB, and has, apparently, not be come resigned to the sentence. The girl Dubberke, who was accepted as a witness for the Crown and thus es caped being charged with the others, has put in a claim for the reward which was offered by the Government for informa tion leading to the conviction of the mur derers. Sh...
News in Brief. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 1 March 1899
News in Brief, Special session of Victorian Parliament will be convened to deal with Common wealth Bill immediately it has been adopted in Sydney. Sub-inspector Pake has commenced duties at Spring Bay, and expresses him self as delighted with the climato and surroundings of his new charge. Lady Dobson and her two daughtors were passengers by the R.M.S. Britannia, for V London. Intend travelling on the Conti nent. Youth named Charles Lavello escaped from training school at Newtown, and was recaptured at his father's place in Hobart. \ Sir Edward Braddon has written to Mr \_ Back, manager for 1railways, warmly ap proving of the expeditious manner in which the deviation work at the Horse shoo Bend is being carried out. Everv suoerintendent of Dolico in the colony has been appointed an assistantin spector of Btock under the Stock Act. James Suter, aged 42, admitted to the Hobart Hospital suffering from the effects of a gunshot wound. Ho was attending a target at the rifle range, and a s...