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BOARD OF HEALTH. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 15 March 1899
BOARD OF HEALTH. Neil Waham wrote stating he had been given to understand that in consideration of his.looking after tho paling fence of the cemetery for the past seven years, he would be granted a piece of ground within the cemetery free of charge. A letter, was rend from the secretary Central Board of Health, intimating- that Mr Eastman had been given permission to remove the body of his son from the Sheffield cemetery to the East Devonport ceinsterv. — Received. W. Fisher wrote in reply to the Board's memo, ro tho drainage of his premises in Wenvoo street, stating that the construc tion of tho drain indicated therein would in no way lessen the water standing at the spot referred to. If tbo Board would con-i struct the drain and it had, in the smallest degree, the desired effect, he would be happy to pay for the work. On the motion of Mr M'Fie, seconded by Mr Nichols, it was decided to instruct tho inspector to havo the drainage carried out. Reports. H. J. Filby, Sub-inspector Loc...
Shocking Fatality in a Theatre. AN ACTOR BURNT TO DEATH. Sydney, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 15 March 1899
Shocking Fatality in a Theatre.' AN ACTOR BURNT TO DEATH. Sydnoy, Monday. A shocking accident occurred on Satur day night during a performance at the Gaiety Theatre, Broken Hill. An actor named W. Simpson was playing the part of an Italian servant, for which character he was wearing a costume of light flowing robes. Suddenly, and before the audience could realise what had occurred, his cos tumo caught fire from the footlights and blazed up. A scene of intense excitement ensued, the unfortunate man 'being terribly burnt before assistance could be rendered. All present wcro greatly shocked at the awful calamity, and the performance was at once stopped. Simpson, who was taken to tho hospital, died last night after suf fering terrible agony.
A Totalisator Scandal. "RINGING IN" ON THE WINNER. Longford, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 15 March 1899
A Totalisator Scandal. ' RINGING IN ' ON THE WINNER. Longford, Monday. At the Longford Police Court to-day a case of great interest in sporting circles came on for hearing. It arose out of the totalisator scandal which occurred at the summer meet of the local racing club. Tho defendants were G. L; Nettlefold, W. ? T. Nettlefold,. T. E. Hewitt, F. Hughes, and John A. Walton, all Hobart residents, who were charged with conspiracy to de-' fraud. The case for the Crown, as set j out by the Hon. B. Byron Miller, who \ prosecuted, was that in the Summer Handicap 31 tickets were 'rung in ' on the winner, Jenico, after the race had started./ All the defendants but Walton we're engaged working the outside totalisa. ipt^ tor, but Walton, it was alleged, was a fijriP party to the fraud with which the whole quintet were charged. Lengthy evidence .- ; was taken, and only five witnesses out of 26 called for the Crown had. been ex amined when the Court adjourned till next day. ? Longford, Tuesday....
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 15 March 1899
? . .. Business Notices. LGOE HERE, NOW! YOU WANT to know where to buy, do you ? YES, at rock bottom prices for GASH. . YOU 'WANT the Very Best Quality consistent with the Price you pay ? YES. Well, take my tip, and you will never regret it — BARNES, AT THE BOOT MART, ULVERSTONE Is Ibe 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 Rood SADDLE, Ladies' or Gents' ; a set of good CHAISE CART HARNESS or BUGGY HARNESS ; a set of HEAVY CART SADDLE and BKEECHINGS ; or anytliiug else in SADDLERY, BARNES can supply you ! Try him ! THE BOOT MABT, TJLVBESTONEe ? ? ? — — !£ Business Notices. . ' | ; ? ? ? : ? : ? ii'- EM The Best | 'is M Cheapest. ' 3 IT IS MOST IJIPOBTAXT . § That ill buying Medicines you should & Get the ? I Best. ?? I Laurance's | CENTRAL PHARMACY, I Rooke St., Dcvonport W. | i 3ft? n ?& ?-?&? )£& DB.BLAND'S | BALSAMIC | BALM. I g THE BEST REMEDY j For _ I C...
Ulverstone Branch Board of Agriculture. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 15 March 1899
Ulverstone Branch Board a of Agriculture. \' Tho /usual monthly , meeting of the ;'Uiverstono Branch Board of Agriculture was held at the. Town Hall, Ulverstone, on Saturday last. Present : — Messrs Thos. Shaw (chairman), R.- Phillips, S. Mason, X Stalker, J: Bingham, H. A Nichols, G. Lewis, W. H. Henslowe, and the secretary (Mr G. H. Wing). Messrs G.' A. Gurney (principal) and H. J. Col bourn (lecturer) of tho Ulverstone Agricul tural School were also present. The sec retary read an apology from Mr A. Mon nington, representative of the Board on the Council, who was unable to attend the meeting as desired, owing to prior engage ment. :' ? ? IMPROVING THE CROPS.' . j Mr Gurney, referring to the 'question of improving the quality of produce, said he 1 'was in possession of some splendid samp- ! les: of produce .'from a relative of his in | America, and he would like to know if any fanners in the district would assist him in conducting experiments necessary to prove the samples. If the...
Wynyard Races. HANDICAPS. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 15 March 1899
Wynyard Races. HANDICAPS. = m The following are the handicaps for tho ? Wynyard races on Wednesday, March $ HUHDLE BACE. f. : st. lb. at. lb. Hj Eucal ... 10 12 Tho Harvester 9 .5 *5 Euterpe ...' 10 0 Bar One ... 9 0 M Snapshot... 9 6 Cripticohncon K ? sifemus ... 9 0 (| . Tbial Stakes. I Euterpo ... 8 12 Lord Dagobert 7 12 * _ TheH'rvester8 7 Lady Jane ... 7 6 :* ? The Yank 7 12 Thelma ... 7 4 $ Wvnyard Handicap. | The Sunbeam 9 4 Euterpo ... 7 12 S Betrenchment9 0 Etoile ... 7 5 S Enfield ... 8 6 Snapshot ... 7. 4 8 Eucal ... 8 5 Tho Yank ... 7 2 % Gripticohnconsifemus ... ... 7 0 \tt Flying Handicap. ?. The Sunbeam 9 8 Etoilo ... 7 6 Retrenchment 9 6 Bar One ... 7 5 J5 Enfield ... 9 0 The Yank ... 7 8 % Euterpo ... 8 0 Lady Jano ... 7 0 U Thelma ... 6 12 % EOBT COTTAM, 5l Handicapper. % Acceptances March 16.
Superintendent Driscoll TO BE TESTIMONIALISED. ON HIS TRANSFERENCE TO LAUNCESTON. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 15 March 1899
Superintendent . DriscoII, TO BE TESTIMONIALISED. ON HIS ? TRANSFERENCE TO ? LAUNCESTON. , -.-?- ? A' public meeting, convened by the5 chairman of the Devonport Town Board; in response to a requisition, was held at' the Formby Hall last night in -order to: take steps to recognise the long and able; public services of Superintendent DriscoII,; who is about to be transferred to Launces-: ton. About 40_ gentlemen attended. Mr; J. Luck, chairmanof the Devonport Town; Board, was voted to the chair. ? ' After discussion, Hon. John Henry! moved,' ' That this part of the district get? up a subscription to make a substantial! testimonial to Superintendent Driscollr'j He said Mr .DriscoII had. been amongst! them 25 years, and his tact and the intel ligent and efficient manner in which he had parried out his dutiesshoulibe recognised, in a ,very' substantial mannner. ~K .'^ lt' - Dr Smith 'seconded the motion,, and' thought they would all be of . one accord in deciding that something substanti...
Railway Accident in New Zealand. FOUR PERSONS KILLED; 40 INJURED. "Wellington, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 15 March 1899
Railway Accident in IVcw Zealand. FOUR PERSONS KILLED; 40 '.: - . INJURED. : : ? Wellington, Monday. . A serious railway accident occurred on Saturday at Eakai, on the east coast of the! South Island.', Two excursion trains were j returning from Ashburton, when the second ran into the rear of the first at Rakai station. The damage done was very considerable, three carriages being telescoped. Unfortunately, too, the acci dent was attended with loss of life and serious injuries. A girl aged 16 years, named Rose Harwood, was killed, and 40! other passengers were injured, 12 being; now in a serious condition. „ The guard of ( the second train, it seems, was left behind, at Ashburton, being unable to get into his . van in tune owing to the' crush of' excur sionists. The scene m'thVcarriages'which were run into was terrible, the occupant! screaming in their agony and fright, and some of the male passengers were to be ; seen brutally struggling with women and '? children in their efforts t...
THE INQUEST. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 15 March 1899
THE INQUEST. An inquest was held at Mr Johnson's yesterday afternoon before Mr T. Collett, coroner. The inquiry was conducted by Sub-inspector Colhouu. Mr Freeman (re presenting tho contractors for the railway) whs also present. ~Tho following jury were empanelled : — Jos. Coventry, F. Denny, D. Hall, Chas. Benneworth, Geo. Murfit, C. S. Easthall, E. Foster. William Huxley, a navvy, deposed that he was at work with deceased on Monday afternoon. About half-past 4 deceased started to ' bull ' a hole to put a charge in. He failed twice, and about 10 minntes to 5, as ho was anxious to put in a shot before knocking off, ho again started Ho bull the hole. He put some powder in, but ' found the hole too strong for the amount of powder he was using. De ceased lit a fuse to, put in the hole to _/ clear it out, and told the men about to ' get away. Almost immediately after wit ness cot out of the wav the charse went off, and on looking round he saw de ceased's hat hi the air.. Deceased was ly...
Shocking Fatality at Penguin. ON THE RAILWAY LINE. Penguin, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 15 March 1899
Sf locking Fatality at Jhinuiiin. ON THE RAILWAY LINE. Penprnin, Monday. A terrible accident occurred this after noon at tho blasting operations at Ceme tery Point, in connection with the work for the Ulvcrstone-Bumie Railway, by which a young man named Jlichaellvelly was horribly mutilated, the injuries ter minating fatally about three hours after wards. Kelly, who was in charge of tho blastin? nnnnuinm: nt. ihn nuft;»rr .i.^c. ««_ gaged in 'bulling' a hole- when the charge exploded. He was blown about loft away, falling on some rough rocks below. His faco and neck were blackened and burnt, the windpipe cut open by pieces of stone, and a stono the size of a Jl cricket ball was taken out of one shoulder byDr Jl'Call, who was telephoned for. Tho sufferer was removed to Mr Johnson's residence, where he subsequently died. He regained consciousness for a little while. The deceased came to Tasmania from New South AValcs.
Tasmanian. BREACHES OF THE LICENSING ACT. Launceston, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 15 March 1899
Tasmanian. breaches of the licensing act! Launceston, Monday. : At the Police Court this morning, An drew White, licensee of the Bath Arms Hotel, charged with Sunday trading, was fined £2 10s and 'cost, this' being his second offence.' - John Irvine' and Benja min- Sanhdersjf or -being on the premises during prohibited hours, were each fined 15s and costs. ' _, Launceston, Tuesday. It is understood, that., more prosecu tions for breaches', of the Licensing Act -will be called on at.thePbh'ce Court in a few days. ^^i-l-^_
Commercial. The "Advocate" Office. Tuesday Evening. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 15 March 1899
Commercial. The ' Advocate ' Office, Tuesday Evening. The potato market may be almost classed as 'dead,' none of the dealers being eager to-day to offer a quote, and as up to this aftornoon no news had been received from Sydney as to the result of the Kini and Easby cargoes, it made mat ters Btill moro uncertain. Yesterday and this morning a few dray loads arrived, but were dumped on producers' accounts — until the markot opens, or probably the most fashionable way now, until Friday. One or two dealers during tho morning stated their willingness to give 35/ for top quality, butbusinoss did not result at this ? figure. All uncertainty as to value was .dispelled later in the day by the receipt of the 'Advocate' special wire, and it proved, unexpectedly, that farmers were fortunate in declining the low prices offered. Our Sussex street representative reports that tho market opened this morn ing at 8/5/ for primest, off colors selling down to £8. Thero was a good draw on the wharves. In...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 15 March 1899
Shipping. Union Line of Steamers. FOR MELBOURNE— PENGUIK, This day, 1 p.m. PROM MELBOURNE— For Deyonport — PENGOIN.-Friday, noon. FOR SYDNEY— TEKAPO, Friday, Midnight, TA1ERI, Friday, March 24, 6 p.m. FOR STRAHAN— JIEEINDERRY, Saturday, 10 a.m. PENGUIN, Saturday, 1 p.m. 1. FOR NEW ZEALAND PORTS, FROM HOBART— . WAIKARE, Friday, 17th. JTALUNE, Friday, 24th. «. ' JAMES MURRAY, Manager. James 'Paterson and Co's Line.. ~ i' From Devoaport for Sydney. GLAUCUS leaves Friday, March 17, 8 p.m. EASBY leaves Friday, March 24, 6 p.m. Agents— -~ STANLEY, G. Tatlow. BURNIE, Tasmanian Farmers' Coopera tive Association. W. A.PEAROE, Devonport. White Star Line of Steamers.- . The SS DORSET Leaves 'Launceston FRIDAY EVEN INGS for Devonport, Latrobe, Burnie, and Stanley ; and leaves Devonport 'for Launceston WEDNESDAYS at 9 a.m. . The SS AMY Leaves Lannceston TUESDAY EVEN INGS for Devonport, TJlveratone, Pen guin, Burnie, and Wynyard ; and leaves r~ Devonport for Lannceston MONDAYS, C at 8 a.m. . . -v...