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NEW ZEALAND WHEAT HARVEST. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 15 March 1899
NEW ZEALAND WHEAT HARVEST. The ' Oamaru Mail' says : — A gentle man in Dunedin largely interested in the grain trade, who has been making careful investigation into tho harvest prospects, says that the wheat yield of the colony will largely exceed the official estimate of an average of thirty bushels per acre, and that thirty-five bushels will probably be exceeded. Another gentleman who is en titled to speak with equal authority sets tlio probable yield down at thirty-two bushels per acre. The prospect of such an exceptionally heavy harvest has caused the holders of cornsacks to attempt to reap a goldon harvest by raising the price con siderably, while the shipping companies have taken advantage of the large surplus for export to raise freights upon wheat for home shipment, so that the farmers are being squeezed on all sides. Many of the southern growers have resolved to put their wheat into stack and await develop ments. Thero is some talk of a com bination to obtain a supply of sa...
LATROBE PRODUCE MARKET. Latrobe, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 15 March 1899
LATBOBE PBODUCE MARKET. Latrobe, Tuesday. The produce market is quiet to-day, and deliveries are light. Potatoes are down, and aro quoted at 35/. Wheat, 2/2; oats, sparrowbill, 1/4 to 1/4J,' Tartarian, 1/6, Algerian, l/2 to 1/2 J ; turnips, 27/6 to 30/ ; apples, 3/6 to 4/.
CUSTOMS RETURNS. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 15 March 1899
CUSTOMS BETUENS. Launceston. — Tho Customs returns for the week ending Saturday, 11th inst., totalled £3,430, as compared with 8,505/9/1 for the corresponding week of last year. Stanley. — The Customs returns for the week ending March 11 were as follow : — Duties, 16/0/4; light dues, 12/2/3; har bor dues, 10/5/7 ; wharfage, 1/18/6 ; mis cellaneous, £1 ; total, 41/6/8. Burnie. — The revenue collected at the Burnie Custom Houso for the week end ing Saturday, 11th inst., was as follows : — Duties :. Spirits, 8/7/10 ; tobacco, 23/11/0 : other goods, 272/6/6; total, 304/5/4. Marine Board Charges : Wharfage, 16/6/4; light dues, 12/3; harbor dues, 13/0/7; total, 29/19/2. Grand total, 884/4/6, as compared with 206/8 for the corresponding week of last year.
EMU BAY PRODUCE MARKET. Burnie, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 15 March 1899
EMU BAY PBODUCE MARKET. Burnie, Tuesday. Deliveries of potatoes were fairly heavy yesterday and to-day, and another heavy shipment promises to be made this week to Sydney. Thore are now between 500 and 600 bags stacked at the breakwater, and deliveries on the days of the departure of the boats are always heavier than on other days. Potatoes were quoted to-day at 1/15/, with very few sales, most farmers rejecting the offer of this, figure and 'dumping' for shipment through the Farmers' Association. Chaff has risen to £2, an advance of 2/6, and is wanted at this figure. Oats, sparrowbill 1/3 to 1/4, Tar tarians 1/5, Algerian 1/2. Wheat, 2/ to 2/1. Butter, firmer, lOd to 1/ ; dairy, 9d to lOd. Eggs, 9d to lOd. Other quota tions unchanged.
Kerry and Dexter Cattle. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 15 March 1899
Hcn.v ami De\feri Cattle. (By 'Bnmi.') One of the most ancient of tlio breeds of British cattle is the Kerry, with its sub breed, the Dexlcr. Of the origin of this race of cattle there arc many theories put forward, but all are more or-lcss mythical. ]-y some they urc said to be indigenous to' the locality they have inhabited so long,' y.-bile others slate that they, are the de scendants o( a few cattle that \vcr& saved from a wreck winch occurred on; this' stormy const in ancient times. In an article on this interesting breed of cattle, which appeared in a Into number of the ' E.A.S.E. Journal,' a tradition is men tioned, apparently corroborated by. his- torical records, which would account for t.ho remarkable unifonuity of the Kerry cittlc. The tradition is that more than 2,000 years ago a pestilence destroyed .'all the cattle in Ireland, except a bull and a lieifcr, which were saved in ;i glen in Kerrj', still called ' Gle.in Samhaiseh' (the valley tof_ the lieifcr), and ...
Shipping. DEVONPORT. ARRIVED [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 15 March 1899
Shipping. DEVOXI'OIIT. AKRIVED March 14— Meeinderry, ss, 111 tons, W. Madden, from Strahan. March 14— De Witt, ketch, 25 tons, A. Hawkes, from Penguin. . March 14 — Florence, ketch, 80 tons, T. Jones, from Penguin. March 14 — Dauntless, ketch, 82 tons, D. Burgess, from Penguin. March 14 — Dorsot, ss, 106 tons, W. Holyman, jun., from Stanley. SA1LKD. March 13— Dorsot, ss, 10G tons, W. Holyman, jun., for Stanley. March 18— Amy, ss, 70 tons, J. Brown, for Launceston. March 14-H.J.H., ketch, 70 tons, T. Holyman, for Adelaide. Dorset, ss, sailed for Stanloy at 4 a.m. on Monday, and returned at 3 p.m. yes terday. Meeinderry, bs, arrived from Strahan at 11 o'clock yesterday morning. Sho took in 1,000 bags of coke and a quantity of produce, and leturns to the West Coast, via Burnie and Stanley, thisinorn ing. H.J.H., ketch, sailed for Wynyardat 5 o'clock yesterday morning to take in a cargo of blackwood logs, palings, and wheat for Adelaide. Fairy Bock, brig, was placed on Wood's Blip yesto...
Science in Agriculture SOME INTERESTING RESULTS [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 15 March 1899
Sciem« in Agiiciiltjire; SOME INTERESTING EESULTS. At a macring of the Ulvorstonc Branch Board of Agriculture on Saturday last, some practical illustrations of the' value of science us applied to agriculture were Riven by ?.& G. A. Gurney (principal) and Mr H. J. Colboum (lectuicr) of theUher stonc Agricultural School. Five'samplcB of Clinaliei- bailey wcie oxliibited, illus trative of tho (liflcient binges of scientific U'catincnt. Onc-'n'OR wmvn nntli'mit. nnv ' jtrtifici.il nssistnncc, ami i.i (liis ease the ijrnwtti was ^ttsmed and tho yield very poof. A sample produced with the aid of Irninit (equal to 2 cwt per acrej v,-fls '~~ belter ; the nc-t, witli supciTihosphato, of lime (nhout :- cwt per acre) was still bet- ' ' ter. though o-ily slightly; the next, with these Ino chcinirnls combinedj showed much better growth ; while in the : enso of the last the complete manure, ni trate of soda (IV cut per iicre), superphos phate (2 cwt), and kainit (2 cwt), caused a prolific...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 15 March 1899
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THE THIRD MATCH. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 15 March 1899
THE THIRD MATCH. Tho third match between tho Australian Eleven and Rest of Australia will com mence in Adelaide on Friday. The fol lowing players will represent tho Best: — Giffen, Reedman, Lyons, P. Jarvis, Hack, Trumper, M'Kibbin, Jones, Giller, Laver, Eady.
THE AUSTRALIAN ELEVEN. SECOND MATCH AGAINST REST OF AUSTRALIA. ANOTHER VICTORY FOR THE ELEVEN. Melbourne, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 15 March 1899
THE AUSTRALIAN ELEVEN. BECOND MATCH AGAINST EEST OF AUSTRALIA. ANOTHER VICTORY FOR THE ELEVEN. Melbourne, Monday. The second cricket match between the Australian Eleven for England and the Rest of Australia was concluded on the Melbourne Cricket Ground to-day, when tho Eleven scored another victory, win ning the game by 9 wickets. The second innings of tho Rest yielded 170 runs, of which Reedman mad« 10, M'Kibbin 20, Trumper 26, Laver 44, and Eady 23 not out. Requiring only 6 0 runs to win, tho Eleven commenced their second innings, and put together tho necessary number for tho loss of ono wicket, Gregory, M'Leod and Howell making 20 each, the two latter being not out. The following are the scores : — Rest of Australia. First innings ? 207 Second innings ? 170 Total ? 397 Australian E le ven. First innings ..: ? 338 Second innings (for 1 wickot) ^ ... 60 Total ? 898
Sudden Death in a Train. A PASSENGER ON THE E.B. RAILWAY. DEATH FROM NATURAL CAUSES. Burnie, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 15 March 1899
Sndden Beath in a Train. : . ? — ? *~ ? ??' . . A PASSENGER' ON THE E.B. RAILWAY... - DEATH 'FEOM NATURAL CAUSES. ?'.'.? - -.''.'.. :. „ . Burnie, Tuesday. ? Information .was given to the police on the, arrival of the tram from the head 'of the-E.B;;Railwayline:.at Burnie last evening that a man named Lawrence. Cranston, aged 39, had died suddenly dur ing the. journey from Guildford Junction. The man was a ganger employed on the railway: works, and had for some time been suffering from; a serious private complaint. The doctor on the line advised him to go to the Waratah Hospital, bnt owing to the nature of his complaint he intended to seek admission to the Launceston. Hospital. He 'was on his way there when the death occurred. Three men were in the carriage with him — Cassidy, L. Hardwicke and W. Duffy — and they, state that the man appeared to bocome worse, and died a little this side of Guildford Junction. The body was conveyed to Mr J. Wise man's new hotel. ? An inquest was held ...