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LATROBE TURF CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 14 March 1891
IA.TROBB T€BF CfcUH. The following arc the acceptances for tho annual meet of tho above club, which takes place on Tuesday :— Lntrobo Turf Olub Handicap. — Jack-in- Green, ityri o, Kronos, St. Cluir, Young Rapidity, Partner, Rob Boy. 7 ? Handicap Hurdle. — Rowallan, Highlander, Bnttio Abbey, Albann, Bend Or, Young Lnpidlst. Flying Handicap. — Jnck-in-Grccn, Myrtle, Tiivnrmnv. St. GInir. Youm? Rnniditv. Ella. Partner, Mayflower, Lady Lyuno. Maiden iHimllc. — Battle Abbey, Albana, St. Patrick, Competition, Barney, Tho Dove, Euphrates, Fireworks, Rocket, lllyth (late Grasshopper,), Mlslight, Rattler. Trial Stnkcs.— Bond Or, Golden Pippin, Fireworks, Mayflower, Sibylla, Partner, Laurel, Insect, Ella, Elba, Lady Lynne. DiBtriet Purse. — Gentle Annio, Stclln, Lightfoot, Vixie, Selinn, Barney, Morinrty, Euphrates, Flashlight II., Sam Slick, Siviveller, Nigger Boy, Tho Dove, Jfayfair, Bloodshed, The Spot, Keenoyo (late Goodwin).
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 14 March 1891
(Adveiitibbment). Xov CathoUc Church. (TO THE EDITOR.) Sib,— Mr. John Mylnn iu his last epistle ? on church tlnanec states that there were two f umls in tho bank, hinting that l'athor O'Oallnglmn or myself, or both of us could withdraw tho monies of tho church witliou his signature. I enn swear in a court of justice that tho monies, whether from collec tions orbnznnrs, wore all placed to 'one account only, nnd thnt every cheque for withdrawal of money had John Mylnn s name attached to it jointly with the other names. Ih Mylan losing his senses to make such statements. Tbob, SvmusuB. March 1?. Sporting'. BUpiE RACING CLUB, Aimiuil Meeting' MARCH 21, 1801. HANDICAP HURDLES, nbout two miles ? ? £40 TWO-YEAR-OLD Sl'AKKS, about . , six furlongs ... '.,. ;,. ... £16 liURNIE HANDICAP, about ouo ratio and a quarter ? ... £00 MAIDEN' PLATE, about ono uillo ... «1G PLYING HANDICAP, about bIx fur longs ? ... ? £25 Nominations Close on Mnroh tlrd. Seo full pnrtioulars in ' The Wellington Times'...
A VALUABLE DISCOVERY NEAR WARATAH. WARATAH, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 14 March 1891
A VALUABLE DISCOVERY NEAR WARATAH. (FBOM OUB OWNOOBBESPONDEKT.) : Waratah, Tuesday. A very rich deposit of galena his been discovered by Mr. W. J. Reed, of Waratah. about two miles from Waratah, anil about three-quarters of a mile- from . tho Bischoff Company's property. Tho lodo is a largo qutorop, fully 80ft. high, of limestone nnd quart?., charged frcoly with galena and very massive. Tho find lias caused erent excite. mcut here, and has been pronounced by com petent judges to bo a really' valuable one. Fresh discoveries are being mado almost every day nnd sections are being taken up iu every direction, and now extend from tho South West of tho Blschoff Co.V property to the Whyte Hlvor, a distance of U miles. ? — ?— Mr. John Hay. No. 2 has secured tho con tract for the second section of tho Godkin tramway from the Whyte Bridge to tho Arthur. Tho carting of ore from tho Godkin mine to Waratah is progressing satisfactorily.
Somerset State School Concert. (TO THE EDITOR.) [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 18 March 1891
Somei'MOt State School Concert. (TO THE EDITOlt.) Sill, — Kindly allow mo space for these few lines in reply to tho letter iu your lnst issue In reference to tho Somerset State School Concert, of which your able correspondent gave us a full account, and did not Bxnggeratc our worthy countnblo's conduct In the least. I myself like to sec any con stable do his duty, but 1 believe at tho snmo timo it is his plnce to try nnd keep tho pence instead of breaking it. — Yours. &c., Speotatob. On tho above subject wo havo received a letter from ' Win. Smith,' the person, ns ho says, who was put out of tho audience. He denies thnt tho constable gave him two warnings. He also wiy.s — ' After tho distur bance was over, I wont and nsked the com mittee if they hnd heard any row, nnd they said 'No, not until tho constable rushed nt you ;' nnd they refunded me'iny money, and let me into the hall after the concert.'
Correspondence The Arithmetical Puzzle. (TO THE EDITOR.) [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 18 March 1891
Correspondence, ' ? ? ? The Arithmetical lNizzIe. (TO TUB EDITOn.) Sill, — I should not have troubled myself nbout replying to Sir. It. JI'Neico's letter on the above subject, had he not attempted to place me in a false position before your renders I have too much self respect to imagine myself the 'only mathematician on the N.W. Coast,' nor do 1 consider myself 11 in every respect superior to a commission »gent.' Sir. JI'Neiee does wrong to impute such motives to me. 1 was under the im pression when I took the trouble to write ibout the subtraction sum that I was nridnsslng myself to tho editor of 'The Wellington Tunes,' and that I was placing aiy views before a discerning and generous public. Jlr. JI'Neico, however, would have your readers believe that I was attacking him and his position ns a commission agent. Such a thinginevcr entered my head, and I am sorry that Jtr. BI'Neice has allowed himself to believe that I could do such an ungentle manly nnd ungenerous act. So far as po...
News in Brief. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 18 March 1891
News in Brief. w A disastrous firo took place at Shcfucld on Friday last, which destroyed a largo barm; In which was n quantity ofgraln, grass seed, machinery, &e., belonging to Mr; Jl'lnnes of tho Nook. The homestead was fortunately saved by the exertions of friends and neigh bours who were present. Tho members of the Jllnistry have promised to put £8000 on the estimates for the proposed exhibition in Lauiicciton, con ditionally on £1500 being subscribed locally. The silver market is advancing, bar silver this morning being quoted nt 8s. Ud. 5-lOtlis1 par or.. The funeral of Sir. Charles Bnullaugh took placo on February 8, at Brook wood Necro polis, Woklng, and wns attended by about 800 persons. At tho Criminal Court, Melbourne, Justice Hood sentenced George Henderson to six yenrs' imprisonment with ono whipping'of twenty lashes for assaulting Constable Patrick llennnu. Jlr. A. II. Edgnr has been appointed a member of the Hoard of Health vice Jlr. Ueverldgc resigned.
TASMANIAN NEWS. LAUNCESTON. Friday Night. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 18 March 1891
TASMANIAN NEWS. [By Eleotbio Teleobapii.J LAUNCESTON. Friday Night. The share market is a little more animated to-day. Comets still firm between 14/. and 15J. and Godklns are 1/. higher, whilst Godldu Extended* are not procurable under 2/8. Silver Hills sold from 48/. to 50/., hut no sales iu other stocks. A telegram was received in town to-ilay, stat ing the South Navada had struck Sft. carbonate ore, which has had an appreciable effect in price of stock. At tho Marino Board to-day further corres pondence wns received re the suggested light nt Hunter Island as n guide to shipping to the West Coast. Captain George Tnit of the Herbert wrote pointing out tho folly of the light in the inner passage through the Island, but recommended a good Hash light being placed in Albatross Island. Tho Secretary of tho Mersey Marino Board also wrote forwarding a resolution passed to tho ' effect tho Interest of the shipping ou the Coast required thnt n survey should be made of the passage between Hu...
ALI KHAN. CHAPTER VII. THE ROPE LADDER—THE OLD MAN OF THE BUT BY THE RIVER. WHO IS HE? [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 18 March 1891
' A LI K H A N. ??? ? AH ORIENTAL TALE. ,;. (BvW. D.) : yoiIAPTER VII. .Vil.Tua^Boiik tABDKn — tub old man or tot HUT 11V THE lllVKIt. WI1O IB HE ? ? 'A notable and romantlo lohemo truly, ??'? my friend,11 replied Ivnnj adding bltlorly, 'But you have an axiom in English, that while the grass is growing the itoed is itarv Ing.' *'Wllo' knows what'inay not happen, now that she 1b in the power ol that villain J' 'Wo must trust in. Providenoo, and lose no time I shall with all ?peed go to leek the Persian Sordar (General) or Governor of Erivan,' for ' it is to that place All Khan would take her in the first Initanae. 'And to Eriran I dare not go, for, aB a Russian, he would send my head to the Bhah.'!;. 'Faix, Captain Ivan,' interposed Dory, 'it'i.not a bit of fear yo need have on that book ; for it is to tho hut ol a poor Arme nian, just on thii'/siilo of the river, I can guide you, and tlib good follow will give you a hiding-place until the master and I can get baok. And to mo privato...
NEW SOUTH WALES. SYDNEY, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 18 March 1891
NEW SOUTH WALES. Sydkey, Tuesday. Tho Federal Convention mot nguln to-day. Mr. Barton, in tho course of Borne remarks, said it seemed scarcely worthy of tho position they occupied for members to talk of running away home because their ideas wero not accepted. They wero beginning to make threats too early, but lie had not the least anticipation of seeing the Victorian delegates packing their portmanteaus. Mr. Wrixou said thek would be covered with discredit if they, went back without somo definite programme. Sir George GrcyBaitl ,.- it appeared ns if the delegates had not ^ sufficient confidence in eacli other. Ho would vote to give tho Senate all powers exercised b'y House of Representatives, co thnt both houses would be democratic and popular institutions. Sir John Downer said Mr. Mimro was straining nt a gnat and swallowing n camel, as he agreed to give the Senate n right veto in bulk, but denied their right to explain dotailB.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 18 March 1891
' llHtrillUNH A'OtiCUM. Mi. it, ci. cuiusve, DENTIST, (From Edinburgh), Mutual Lifo Assurance Buildings, 99 Brisbane-street. (Opposite Pepper ami l'cnln's), Gratis Hour— » to 10 Morning. May bo consulted on tha first Tuesday ot every month nt the roslilouco of Dr, Payno, Lntrobo, nnd nt Messrs. FnirUiomo mill Sons.'s chemists, West Dovonport, on the flint Wednesday of every mouth. ? J. W. Smithies, Cutrtomg, glttpitiiig', ConinilHsloii, »V Vorwui'dlng' Agent. Also, Agent United Steamship Company, Limited, BUHNIE, EMU BAY. Break and team (two or threo horses) supplied on shortest notice ; also a comfort able Family Carriage and Pair, or single lioreo; aho satldlo liorso. OFFICE AT WHARF. ROSMAN AND CO., GILBERT STREET, Lntrobo. VA.XI.O1I8 AX1I 1IA11IT nCA.K£ItM. WorstodB, Fancy Trouserings, West of Eng Inud Tweeds, Overcoatings, White and Figured Vestings, ?; , Always on Hiuul. WILLIAM F. BUDGE, ROLLER FLOUR, STONE FLOUR, Sharps and Bran, ' Always on Sale at Current Hates. Orders for...
Anniversary Services. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 18 March 1891
Anniversary Services. ? * Tho anniversary services in connection with tho Burnic United Methodist Free Church Sunday School wcro held on Sunday last. Pastor Wood, lato of the Launcestou Tabernacle, but now located in the Sheffield district, conducted tho services. Tho morn ing service was hold in tho church, when tho pastor gave an interesting and instructive address to children, taking for his text tho words, ' They that seek mo early shall find mo.' The children of the Sunday school, to the number of about 80, wcro seated at the end of the church, nnd sang a number of hymns specially selected for tho occasion. In tho afternoon tho distribution of prizes took place at the church. All the scholars received books, which were iu most cases costly, and all had been selected with a view to provido tho children with reading of an interesting and elevating character. Tho prizes wcro distributed by tho Rov. W. II. Howe, aud thcro was a largo attendance of parents and friends. The ovening s...
Terrible Snow Storm in England. SERIOUS LOSS OF LIFE. LONDON, MARCH 13. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 18 March 1891
Terrible 8mm Storm in England. SERIOUS LOSS OF LIFE. [by submarine cable]. IjUJNJJUiM, JUABOR lil. iJovon ana uoruwall aro qulto Isolated. Railway traffic and tclegmhic communica tion being suspended. The trnins which started on Monday nro ? still buried in the snow, and tho passougcni arc lodging io the adjacent villages. . Six trains aio buried between Exeter and Portsmouth, and a train was buried nt Dartmoor for two days, the passengers being without food for the whole of tho time. At Plymouth tho wntcr supply is shut off, tho pipes and channels being choked with frozen snow, and 500 soldiers with a large number of navvies arc now engaged clearing it away. The loss of life has boon cilamitous, over HlO deaths ou land nnd sea having already been reported. . The Liverpool barque Dryad was wrecked f off Start Point during a snow storm and 24 lives wero lost, and the ship Calcutta wis lost from the Bamo cause near Falmouth, 18 of her crew being drowned. One hundred and sixty navvies ...
COMMERCIAL. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 18 March 1891
COMMERCIAL, The B.s. Horbort, whloh left on Saturday morning for- West Coast ports, took 220 bags cuaS hnd several bags vegetables, Ice. Tho Herbert could havo taken more pr.'ducc than was at tho wharf awaiting shipment, but her accommodation would have proved iusufll cientas usual, if , the company had given shippers at least 12 hours' notice of her in tention to call nt this port. There is no alteration in the price of pota toes worthy of note — quotations ranging from £2 to £2/5. Tasmniilau potatoes are selling in Sydney at from £4 to £4/12/0. Stocks arc getting low, but there nro plenty of Wnrriiambool in tho market. Referring to tho prospects of the New Zealand grain crop, a correspondent writes : — A dry, boisterous, ungeninl spring, followed by a cold nnd wintry summer, nml finally by floods in harvest time, must bo recognised as an unpropitiouB sequence for agriculture. 1 fear that, generally, tho harvest will fall Bcriously short, and that the grain export of 1891 must bo f...
SHIPPING. BURNIE. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 18 March 1891
SHIPPING... ri'ri— - — » ? : HVitxix:. „; A1UU.V13D. rJIhrWli;— Hprbo'rt, b.h;, lltl) tons, G. Tait, from Launceston. ' MiiroU 10 — Stnr, s.s,, 41) tons, W, ilolynmii, jliu., f roni Laiuicoaton. Mnrtli'IlO. i-lCobnya, b.s., 80 tons, W. Madden, from West Coast ports. Mnroh 17.— Stnr, s.s., 4U tons, W. Ilolymau, jun,, from Wynynnl. . SAILED. March 1 i.— Herbert, s.s., 181) tons, W. Talt, for Macquario nud Trial Harbours tltt Btnnlby. Maroh. 10. — Koonyn, s.s,, 80 tons, vf, Mndden, for Lauuccstou. March 17,— Star, s.s., 4U tons, A\r. Holy wnn, juur., forWyuyaiil. Alnmli 17 ? Shir, B.B., 4UtOU8, W. Holy lnan, for Lnuncoston. ? ._i\Ijo* P.B. Horbort .arrival early Saturday morning from Launcestou, and took on boanl ft guautita of : chaff, etc., for West Coast portsaiulleftntlOa.nl, The b,s. Koonya arrived from Mhcqiinrio Harbour, on Sunday last nt' p.m.; and left f6r -Lauiiccston' shortly aftor, having landed Bovenil pnssoiigora. Tho B.s. Flora was advertised to sail from , Melbourne at ...
Burnie Racing Club. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 18 March 1891
llui-nie llucinyr Clul». The following are tho acceptances for the Biirnie races to bo held on Tuesday, Slarch 24:— HANDICAP UUBDIE HAOE. Bt. lb. Jlr. J. M'Olutchoy's Slerry Soul ... 10 11 Jlr. G. Salter's llowallan ? 10 « Mr. J.Kearney's Wnmtah ? 10.4 Sir. J. Giiitncy's Hamilton ... 10 0 Jlr. T. Konting's Battle Abbey ... 'J 7 Jlr.U. Powell's Blytho ... ... 9 » Jlr. H. A. Peads Traveller ... » 0 Jlr. T. Boroehroo's Flowemalo ... B 0 J[r. T. Berechreo's Finworks ... B 0 Mr. B. Counsel's Sodawater ; ... 0 0 TWO-YEAK-OLD 11A0B. Mr. E. 0. Ling's Jlclins Jlr. W. Girdlcston's aioniBle BIr. H. 11. Faulkner's Elba Mr. J. Jl'Oluteliey's White ltoso Jlr. J. JI. Crawford's Omtnnn Jlr. T. Berechrco'H lnglis BU11NIB 1IANDI0AP. Bt.lb. Jlr. J. Powell's Jack in tho Green... 8 » Jlr. J. Jl'Clutcliey's Merry Soul ... 8 u BIr. W. P. Jlargott's Dick Turpln ... 8 D Jlr. H. R. Faidkner's Krenos ... 7 12 Mr. J. Jl'Clutchoy's St. Clair ... 7 10 Jlr. T. Kentlng's Inveminy ? 7 8 Jlr. T. Kcating's Partner ? ...
The Wellington Times Published Every Wednesday and Saturday. WEDNESDAY, MARCH 18, 1801. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 18 March 1891
Published Every Wednctdny mid Silt u rilny. WJWXJiSDAY, MAllCJtlS, 1801. ? The animal meetings of landholders for the purpose of electing trustees in place of those retiring, for the Road Trusts of Table Cape and Emu Bay have been fixed to be held on the 1st and 2nd days of April respectively. The' retiring members are as follow: — For TablcCapc — Messrs.T.U. Duiiinm.W.Couclier, nnd C. Gilmour; for Emu Bay— Messrs. Thos. Summers and R. Rutherford, sour. Complaints arc heard at times at the manner in which certain works nro carried out in both trusts, aud the opportunity is now given those who have expressed dismtisfaction to bring about nn 'alteration by selecting new members for the positions. Our experience of the working of the two road trusts hns been llimitcd to six mouths it Is true, but, in that time wo havo formed tho opinion that the prerent members give the various works coming under their motlcc most careful and impartial con sideration, and their decisions arc strictly c...