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A Theological Catechism [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 6 March 1899
A Theological Catechism A theological catechism, prepared by a committee of the National Council of the Free Evangelical Churches in Eng land, has juBt been published. Two years ago ten men, 'generally accepted representatives of the Congregational, Methodist, Presbyterian, and Baptist churches,' were appointed to prepare the catechism. The original draft was drawn up by the Kev. fir. Dykes, and was discussed aud altered at the meet, ings of the committee, which included such men as the Kevs. Dr. Berry, 'Hugh Price Hughes, Dr. Mackennel and Dr. Clifford. ' The result.' savs Dr Clif ford, ' wa9 canvassed afresh line by hue by a second committee twice the size of the first; and every question aud every answer finally adopted without a dissentient vote. ' 'In view ofahe fierce and bitter cdh troversies of the past ' the Eev Hugh ?Price considers the production of this catechism with such singular unanimity as ' both astonishing and delightful.' Une quotation fron this little work it is...
Shipping. DEVONPORT. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 6 March 1899
Shipping DEVOXPORT. ARRIVED. Match 8.— Ainy, bs, 76 tons, J^ Brown, from Wynyard. . March 8.— De Witt, kotoh, 23 tons, A. Hawkes, from Penguin. March 8.— Thistle, ss, 49 tons, J. Beia, , from Port Sorrell. March 4.— Dorset, ss, 10G tons, W. Holyman, jun., from Launceston. March 4. — Msoinderry, ss, 111 tons, W. Madden, from Strahan. March 4.— Penguin, ss, 824 tons, H. A. Morrisby, from Melbourne. Passengers: —Saloon: Mrs Johnston, Miss Field, .Messrs Smith and Middleton ; and one in the steerage. MarcB 4.— Kini, ss, 1,122 tons, M.F. Livingstone, from Strahan. SAILED. March 8.— Star, ss, 76 tons, J. S. Chap man; for King Island. ? March 4.— Qlaucus, ss, 1,284 tons, R. WiiPndeaux, for Sydnoy. March 4. — Meeinderry, ss, . HI tons, . mW. Madden, for Strahan. ':?-,.' March 4.— Tckapo, ss, 2,489 tons, H. -.a *SamB, for Sydnoy. Passengers :— Saloon : ' Messrs Jas. Murray, J. W. Smithies, ? Masters, Collins (2) ; and 8 in tho steerage. ::.\-Maroh 4.— Penguin, ss, 824 tons, H. A. ? Morrishy,...
Commercial. The "Advocate" Office, Saturday evening. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 6 March 1899
' Commercial. The 'Advocate' Office, Saturday evening. . .'.. Another week of activity in the produce market has passed away, and again' the 'numbers are up' for potato export. We estimated in last Monday's issue 12,000 to 13,000 sacks at least from all coast ports, and that the prices would rule in the vicinity of £3 to 8/5/. As far as the quantities are concerned they top our estimate, tho full quantity manifested by tho steamers Glaucus and Tekapo being 15,214 bags ; and the price has, fortunately, also exceeded anticipations. Our estimate of quantities and prices were made on Saturday last, 'February 25, and it muBt be admitted we have come put fairly jwell. In Wednesday's' issue'vV-mciin'edto the opinion that as it was too wet for grain carting and other harvest operations early in .the^week,,, producers. .would»go..on digging, and in this we are fully borne out by the reports from the producers them selves.' Deliveries/ during Thursday and Friday were heavy, and the Heaviest t...
CUSTOMS RETURNS. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 6 March 1899
CUSTOMS RETURNS. Betnrn ? of Customs collections at Devonport for week ending Saturday, 4th inst. :— Duties— Spirits, 16/12/7; tobacco, 70/18/6; other, goods, 520/11/4; total, 608/2/5. Bond Charges— Rents, 8/11. Marine Board Charges— Wharfage, 90/7/1; light dues, 22/12/8 ;? harbor dues, 81/5/4; export wharfage rate, 10/8/9; total, 154/18/5. Grand total, 768/4/9, as against 547/5/5 for the corresponding week of last year. ,
For the Farmers. THE TASMANIAN SEASON. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 6 March 1899
For the Faunas. . THE:TASfiTANIAN SEASON. ' Up to the 26th ult. unbroken1 weather prevailed (writes the Tasinanian ' Agri cultural Gazette '), which was all that was desired for harvest operations. The break on the day named has not interfered or caused much loss in threshing and carting operations. Wheat is turning out a lieavy yield, much above the average, which has not yet been reduced to figures, but will reach near 30 bushels on acre ; 2s Id per bushel of 601bs is the buying price at country stations,. '?or 2s 3d at the ports. Parley, h the last month of its growth, stiCT'ieil i'i.''-i dry wo.vlisr, n'd is not up . to the average, either in yield or acreage. A' parcel of 12,000 bushels, a union lot from several growers, was sold at 3s 103, when growing, the only sale wo have heard of. The usual tactics as between buyers and sellers in this line are in operation, so the above figure is the only authentic quotation available. Oats will be' quite an average, arid hay is one of th...
CATTLE-STEALERS AND THE LAW. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 6 March 1899
CATTLE-STEALEBS AND THE LAW. A decision given at the Sale (Victoria) Supreme Court by Mr Justico Hodges in reference to a cattle-stealing caso has come as a surprise to most owners of stock. The judge decided thatbefore a conviction against a cattle thief can be obtained 're- cent possession ' of the animal in question must bo proved, and he holds tnat it a period of nine months elapses before steps are token to institute u prosecution the delay is an absolute bar to conviction. The governing idea in the judge's mind seemed to be that in a farming district, where cattle; ore frequently changing hands, it would be difficult for any man to say where he got a beast after nine months had elapsed. It is doubtful if many stock owners in tbe colony (remarks the ' Argus') will agree with this ruling. The man who buys cattle or horses in the ordinary way usually takes particular notice of their colors, markings, brands, and general appearance, and he can at a moment's notice account for when...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 6 March 1899
- ? ? Business Notices. .?. LOOE HEEE,.M)W! -; ? '«?';?''' ?-''?:. ; ? :' TOF WANT to kDow where to buy, do you ? . YES, at rock bottom prices for CASH. YOU 'WANT the Very Best Quality consistent with the Price yon pay? 'YES.. 'Well, take my tip, and you will never regret it— BARNES, AT THE BOOT MART, ULVERSTONE ? ' ' - Is (he man you are looking for. He has Ladies', Gents', Girls', Boys', and Infants' BOOTS AND SHOES - . . , _? ., , in endless variety and price. If it's a good SADDLE, Ladies' or Gents' ; a|set of good CHAISE CART HARNESS or BUGGY HARNESS ; . . a set of HEAVY CAflT SADDLE and BBEECHINGS ; or anything else in SADDLED Y, BARNES can supply you! Try Mm! THE BOOT MART, ULVEESTONR
Poisoning by Post. TWO VICTIMS. ARREST OF THE SON OF AN AMERICAN GENERAL. London, March 3. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 6 March 1899
Poisoning- by Post. TWO VICTIMS. ARREST OF THE SON OF AN AMERICAN GENERAL. London, March 3. A great sensation has boon caused in New York by tho urrcst in that city of Mr Roland Molincux, son of General Moli neux, on a charge oE murder. Ho is accused of hm ing poisoned Mrs Kate Adams, and attempted to poison Mr Henry Cornish, with cyanido of mercury, a deadly poison which was sent by post to tho latter, in what was apparently a bromo-solt/.cr vial, and taken by bothMrs Adams and Mr Cornish, in tho belief that it was bromo-seltzcr.
THE STORY OF THE CRIME. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 6 March 1899
THE STORY OF THE CRIME. In reference to this case tho Now York correspondent of the ' Argus ' wrote on January 20 last :— The public has boon following with deep interest tho history of an extraordinary crime The newspapers and the detectives have woven a net of circumstantial ovi denco around at least one suspected per son, but no arrests have been made. The story is a curious one. It relates to the fatal poisoning of two persons in this city by a murderer, who sent tho deadly sub stance in the mails. Henry Cornish, direc tor of athletic sports in one of the large and wealthy athletic clubs (the Knicker bocker, whoso costly club houso is in tho heart of tho richest residential district), received by post just before the holidays a package containing a small silver bottle holder, and what appeared. to bo one of the familiar littlo vials of bromd-seltzer, a sedative which has a large sale here. He took it from tho club to the house of Mrs Kato Adams, whore he had rooms, one was a wid...
Foreign missions. "THE CRITIC CRITICISED." [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 6 March 1899
Foreign Missions. 'THE CBITIC CRITICISED.' The announcement that a local minister intended to answer from the pulpit recent newspaper comments on foreign missions and foreign missionaries.attracted a large number to the Congregational Church,' West Devoriport, last night, when the Rev. D. Brown delivered a. powerful dis course on the subject, taking as his text Matthew xxviii., 19. He commenced by saying that an article had appeared in the columns of the 'North West Post ' which contained a wholesale denunciation of foreign missions. As the Congregational Churches were directly interested in the question, through the London Missionary Society, they were included in the attack. That was his. reason, he would not' say apology^-rno apology was needed where one sought to defend oneself, or Church, from attack — for addressing them that evening in relation to the subject.' The question of foreign missions was an ex tensive one, but as he was simply under taking a defence, his address,- a...