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THE NORTH WESTERN Published every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday Morning. FAIR AND IMPARTIAL. WEDNESDAY, MARCH 8, 1899. SOCIALISM [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 8 March 1899
:, '] . :\ THE : ' ;-. . ... Pabluhctl etery Monday, Wedmtday, and :. Friday. 'Morning. .-./ '? . FAIR AMD IMPARTIAL. . WEDNESDAY, MARCH 8, 1S09. : Jvsocialism. ?; Tasmania may congratulate herself that she' is^noFlikelyi in tHe'n*ear~futureat any rate) to stand' face/ tp ;face with issues so 'momentous as those which are involved in the approaching elections in Queensland and New Zealand. -: lathe Northern colony Socialism is straggling for possession of the reins : of power ; in New Zealand fit will fight for its very existence. The object sought to be attained is identical in both cases— the levelling down, of humanity 'to one uniform grade — but the methods, that have been adopted/are. widely different. In Queensland die Socialists 'have 'bttljly proclaimed the articles of their political creed, which seeks to. destroy ..indi vidualism and private ownership and hand over to the State the duties which now; belong to commerce and iomestic life. This, programme has been rendered ev...
THE SYDNEY PRODUCE MARKET. GLAUCUS AND TEKAPO IN PORT. POTATO MARKET OPENS AT 4/15/. A FALL TO £4 YESTERDAY. Sydney, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 8 March 1899
THE SYDNEY PRODUCE MARKET. GLAUCUS AND TEKAPO IN PORT. POTATO MARKET OPENS AT 4/15/. A FALL TO £4 YESTERDAY. Svdney, Monday. The ss Glaucus, with N.W. Coast ship ments of potatoes, is now berthed at Ke thel's wharf. The market opened at 4/15/, and later sales were made at 4/10. The ss Tekapo is not in yet (5 p.m.). I expect a further reduction in. prices to-morrow. The trade in Sussex street to-day was very brisk, there being a good demand for all lines of produce. Maize sold at 3/9, and oats at 2/. There is very little chaff at the Redfern railway station, and sales have been made to 3/10/, owing to the con tinued dry weather in the country. Bran is in demand at ftjd at auction; pollard, 93. Luceme hay advanced to-.lay to 8/15/, large bales to £4, while oaten hay realised £4. Onions, 3/10/ ; straw, 8/10 ; turnipB, £i. Sydney, Tuesday. As anticipated, the arrival of the Tekapo with a heavy cargo from the North-West Coast caused the market for potatoes to become easy, 4/10/ being the...
EMU BAT PRODUCE MARKET. Burnie, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 8 March 1899
EMU BAY PRODUCE MARKET. Burnie, Tuesday. Yesterday and to-day were marked by unmistakable Bigns of a large shipment' or potatoes to the Sydney market this week,1 the arrivals being heavy. At present, there are about 1,000 bags stacked at the breakwater, and as teamB will arrive right up to the hour of departure of the Sydney steamers the largest shipment of the season from this port is expected. Both the Kini and Easby will be on the berth for Sydney to-morrow. Locally quota tions to-day were £8 to .£3/10/, only a few sales being reported. At its close the market was weaker. Chaff is worth 87/6, and for oth'er lines of farm produce there is no alteration to report. '
THE WHEAT CROPS. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 8 March 1899
. THE ,WHEAT. CROPS. ,_ The yields of wheat this year will go far (remarks a Launceston exchange) to com nensate farmers for the low prices that prevail., It is probable that an average of 80 bushels per acre (if not more) will be threshed all over the colony, and, ieveh at 9/5 nnr VinoViol Ibis will nav where rents are reasonable. Owing to the improved cultivating machinery that is available, wheat can now be grown at less than £3 per acre, including in this sum rent, wages, and interest on capital. Notwithstanding all this, it has been a disappointment to many that having a good crop they can only obtain a poor return. Still we must be thankful for the good crop;' the low prices are not caused by our produc tion, but by the low prices elsewhere ; in deed, it is probable that if our crops had been only . 15 instead of 30 bushels per acre prices would not have been -more than a few pence higher. ? '
A DISTRESSING STORY. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 8 March 1899
A DISTEESSING STORY. A Victorian interested in squatting has juat' returned from a lour through the Cobar,district,ofiNcw South Wales, and tells a 'painful story of the condition to which .tho district lias been reduced bv four 'successive seasons of drought. The district referred to is that round- about? Nyngan, Vjmugel, and Dandnloo. Indeed from tho Bogan light o\er mto the north weBtorn corner of tho colony the country is reduced almost to a desert. The whole of the stations aio under stocked, 6ome of them entirely without sheep, while, where flocks do exist, they are living entirely on scrub out down for them. On tho station, carrying ;i over 100,000 Bheep, nearly 100 BCrub-cuttersaio1 employed for that pur pose. All through tiic country the myall hasbeon stripped bare, the branches' hav ing boon pulled off, so that the tree might shoot again The bcrub now being' felled forlecd is chiclh bilkr, wilga, whitewood, and cuirnnt Imih, and the sherp guided by tho sound of 'the axo, tr...
The Australian Cup. WON BY BOBADIL. Melbourne. Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 8 March 1899
The Australian Cap. ? WON BY BOBADIL. ; / Melbourne. Tuesdav. ? The second day's racing in connection with the V.E.C. Autumn Meeting took place at Flemington to-day. The chief event, the Australian Cup (of 25sovs each, with 1.000 added), was won bv the three year-old Bobadil, with 8.4' up, ridden by H. Morrison. Lee Metford, 8,2 (P. Dowling), was secondhand LeVar, 9.1 (P. Bolger), third. The winner, who started at the short price of 7 to 4, won easily, with three lengths to spare.
The Australian Eleven. MATCH AGAINST BEST OF AUSTRALIA. Sydney, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 8 March 1899
The Australian Eleven. MATCH AGAINST REST OF ; AUSTRALIA. ; ; v ' % -v ? Sydney, Monday. The .first match between , the Aus tralian Eleven and the Best of Australia was resumed to-day. The Rest of Aus tralia, who had lost three wickets for 128 on Saturday, were all disposed of for 248. The scores were : Laver 80, Graham 3, Donnan 28, Pye 4, Coningham 21, Johns 1, Giffen 67, M'Kibbin not out 0. Being 279 runs to the bad, they followed on, and when stumps were drawn to-day had lost one wicket for 145 runs. Giller made 48, Reedmannot out 74, and Trumper not out 22. .---.. ? . Sydney, Tuesday. The cricket match, Australian Eleven v. Rest of Australia, was continued on the Sydney Cricket /Ground to-day, there being a good attendance. The Rest of Australia in their second innings made a Bplendid stand, and occupied the wickets the whole of the day, the score when stumps were drawn being 489 for eight wickets. Laver and Beedman were both in splendid form, the former contributing 136 and th...
NECESSITY FOR WHARF IMPROVEMENTS. VISIT OF AN INSPECTOR. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 8 March 1899
NECESSITY FOR WHARF BL PROVEMENTS. ?VISIT OF AN INSPECTOR. Following the visit of Mr Cresswell, engineer of the permanent way, on Friday last, Mr H. Jones, inspector of bridges, arrived in Devonport yesterday and made an inspection of the under portion of the west wharf during the afternoon. Mr D. Cocker (Master Warden) and Captain Murray, sen. (harbor master) accompanied Mr Jones during the inspection. It needed but a cursory examination to reveal to the inspector the bad Btate of repair which the wharf was in, and to convince him of the urgent necessity of the matter of repairs being dealt with as soon as possible. Much of the timber was found to be in\an advanced state of decay. A number of the piles had been completely destroyed by the ravages of the toredo navalis. The piling extends from the face of the wharf to the extre mity of the storage sheds, and the timber in the deeper water was very much per forated by the toredo, though the piles to wards the high water mark were in ...
Wharf Extension at Devonport. A PROGRESSIVE POLICY WANTED. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 8 March 1899
Wharf Extension at Devonport. A PROGRESSIVE POLICY ?? WANTED. The question of providing additional wharfage accommodation at Devonport undergoes revival as .each - successivepro duce season brings along its ample store, and oft-discussed as the subject is. it is surprising that up to the present nothing tangible has yet been arrived at in the direction of wharf extension. To argue for a moment that the work is not a necessity is mere idle talk, and we venture tosay that not a single individual who wit nesses the many inconveniences to shipping through the lack of sufficient accommoda tion at this port can conscientiously eschew the necessity for. better provision being made. We would refer the cynic to the overcrowded port, during the latter part of last week, when vessels, were greatly hindered in their operations. And this by no means an exceptional experience, buta circumstance that will recur time and again before the bulk of the season's Dro duce is marketed.' The experience fo...
LAUNCESTON SHARE MARKET. Launceston, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 8 March 1899
LAUNCESTON SHARE MARKET. Lunnneston. Mondav. The only sale reported on the Launces ton. Stock. Exchange to-day was m Lang dons at 3s 9d. Launceston, Tuesday. To-days soles on 'Change were: — Little Wonder, lOd. Leading quota tions : — Little Wonder,' b lOd, s Is ; Pina fore,' b 4s; Tasmania, 'b JE5, s £12; do North, s 7s ; Western, b 18s 6d, s 25s; Magnet, b 47s 6d, s 51s ; Colebrook, b 3s 8d ; Hercules, b 19s, s 21s ; ? Henty, b Is ; Lyell, b £8 ; Central Lyell, b Is lid, s 2s Sdj'LyellTharsis, b 27s, s 29s; North Lyell, s :67s 6d; Lyell Reserve, s 4s 3d; Western Tharsis (paid), b 2s 2d, s 3s; Mt Black Proprietary, b 6s 9d, s 7s; Primrose, b 3s 4d ; Mt Bischoff, b £31, s £32 10s. '
FATAL ACCIDENT TO A JOCKEY. Hobart, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 8 March 1899
FATAL ACCIDENT TO A JOCKEY. ? ...Hobart, Mondav. : An incmest^was' held, to-day regarding the death of a jockey named John Fitz gerald, who received fatal injuries by a all from Wolfgang in the Hurdle Race at the T.R.C. Races on Saturday. The jury returned a verdict of accidental death. , Launceston, Tuesday. The funeral of the jockey John Fitz gerald, fatally injured at Hobart on Satur day, took place to-day, the body being forwarded from Hobart for interment. There was a large attendance, and among numerous wreaths sent were one from the T.R.C. and one from the T.T.C. Hobart, Tuesday. Wolfgang, the horse ridden by Fitz gerald at Elwick on Saturday, was so -adly injured by the fall that he had to be destroyed. - -
DEATHS OF INFANTS. A PECULIAR CASE. Launceston. Monday. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 8 March 1899
DEATHS OF INFANTS. A PECULIAR CASE. Launceeton. Mondav. An inquest was held this afternoon into the circumstances of the death of a female infant of Mrs George Henderson, which died at Dilston on Wednesday last. From the evidence adduced it appeared that Mrs Henderson gave birth prema turely to a child on Tuesday last, and it died the next day. The husband, acting in total ignorance of the law, buried it in their garden without having first ob tained a certificate of death. The medical testimony showed that tho child had breathed, but it could not have lived, and that, death was due to premature birth. The , Coroner told Henderson he was liable to a fine of £10, but he did not know what action the police would take ^in the matter. ; Tho jury returned a ver diot in accordance with the medical testi mony. Launceston, Tuesday.; 11 An inquest was held at the Tunnel (near Scottsdale) yesterday on the body of a male infant. Henry Parker, the father, gave evidence to the effect that there ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 8 March 1899
? ' Business Notices. Business Notices. ' . Auctions. 'i&Mi Duncan and Co. . Tie -Best v ? '^''i tuesday,_march iT~ Begtonotifythat ? ? XS ' V ? i|.-.-.'r. WIISOIl'S Yiinl, KeiltlSll. , ThOBUS' PhOSphfttO POWder, ' - . ^^t^X. ? . . ?-.' % ' , p .ATKINSON mil sell at the above 'SUN' BRAND, ' ; — ~ ,' . ^» ' yards, on Tuesday, March 14, at 1 May.be obtained from the Agents as ^der- IT' IS iAst'dIMBTAOT ' '' ' ' ^ P'm'l wj- 1, quant;ty of Btock, including 'North-western Farmers' Association, Ltd., That in buvine Medicines you should ' fat and store sheep, fat and storo Devonport; _ ? ' 6 ' cattle, working bullocks and West Devon Fanners' Co-operative Co.. qjl m^ gear, dry and springing cows, Ulveratone ; '- ***' '*H) hack, harness, and draught ^^LKurtietrwSLi800'' BflSt- horses, pigs, and sundries. ThisisguaranteedlhlGENOINEThomas' LaimtllCe'S WEDNESDA^ MARCH 15. Ptatw-Hw-HWh. Latrobe Sale Yards. , The Analysis is Guaranteed. CBHT&AIi PHARMACY. — ™™tt TTTa^it i™. ' *-«*...