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THE North Western Advocate. Published every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday Morning. FAIR AND IMPARTIAL. WEDNESDAY, MARCH 15, 1809. THE WEST DEVON LICENSING BENCH. AN ILLEGALLY CONSTITUTED BODY. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 15 March 1899
THE PublUhed every Monday, Wednesday, and 1. Friday -Morning. FAIB AND IMPABTIAL. WEDNESDAY, MARCH IS, 1S99. THE WEST DEVON LICENSING BENCH. AN ILLEGALLY CONSTITUTED BODY. The West Devon Licensing Bench has found itself in a most peculiar; position. A meeting of justices was held at Ulver stone a few days' ago for the purpose of appointing a Licensing Bench for the district of West Devon for the ensuing year, and at it a communication was re ceived from the Crown Law Officers, to the effect that, under Section 23 of the Licensing Act of 1889, it was not com petent for the justices to appoint a Bench ; it must be done by proclamation of the Governor-inTCouncil. Section 23 reads as follows :—' The Licensing Bench for each district proclaimed under the authority of any Act hereby repealed, and for each district proclaimed by the Governor as a district in and for the purposes of this Act, in exercise of the power hereinbefore conferred, upon him for that purpose, shall consist of such a...
THE SYDNEY PRODUCE MARKET. POTATO MARKET OPENS AT 8/5/. THE DRAW GOOD. Sydney, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 15 March 1899
THE SYDNEY PBODUCE MABKET. POTATO MABKET OPENS AT 8/5/. ? - THE DRAW GOOD. Sydney, Monday. A fair amount of produce arrived at Rcdforn to-day ; the demand was some what- slack. Chaff was slightly easier, although two extra prime green trucks realised 3/15/; lucerne hay sold at 10/ por ton cheaper. There were very few poiatoes forward, the price realised by them being £3. Bran was bought at. 9id at auction, whilst pollard sold at lOd. The non-arrival of Tasmanian boats has helped to clear the wharf of potato supplies, those left selling at 3/5/ and under. About 800 bags are still on hand. Maize is selling at 3/, oats 1/11 to 2/, onions at 3/10/. Sydney, Tuesday. The market for Tasmanian potatoes by the Kini and Easby opened to-day at 3/5/, the draw being good. Off colors sold at £3 and under, and stale at 2/10/. Turnips, 3/10/ to £4. Oats, 1/11. Ow ing to a fall of rain at the end of last week lucerne hay, chaff, pollard, and bran are slightly easier. Chaff is quoted at £3 to 3/10/; ...
The Emu Bay Railway Co., Ltd. THE DIRECTORS' REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 15 March 1899
The Emu Buv Railway Co., Jitd. THE DIRECTORS' IiErOliT. Tho second ordinary general meeting of the Emu Bay IJailway Co. is to be held at Buriiic on Monday, March 27, at 3 p.m. The following is the report o£ tbo directors to be submitted to the meeting :— Your directors beg to submit to the shareholders their report on tho operations of the company for the twelve months ending 81st December, 1898, together with the balance-sheet covering the period from tho incorporation of the company to 31st December, 1898, and the profit and loss account for the same period, which shows a loss of .£1,394 14s 6d. Full details of progress in tho work of construction are furnished by Mr Stirling, the Engineer-in-Chaigc, in his compre hensive report. Your directors regret that the cost has exceeded the estimate in the prospectus, but consider that tho amount of work overtaken, in view of the difficul ties occasioned by the earthworks being much heavier than were anticipated and by tho severity of the ...
Sporting. V.R.C. Autumn Meeting. THE CHAMPION STAKES RACE. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 15 March 1899
S|ioiti3i»'. V.R.C. Autumn Meeting. THE CHAMPION STAKES BACK. (From Friday's ' Avpis.') ? ? The Champion Slakes attracted four 'i runners, an average field numerically, but ': the quality was nothing to brag about ('. Bobadil standing out like a Triton among i minnows. Some surprise was expressed ;' at the uon-appcaranee of Wait-a-Bit, but :i it appears that ho was hurt by tho accident ;' ho mot with in tho Australian Cup, and will ' not bo able to carry silk a«ain at tho meet * iDg. Of conrso, Bobndil was a hot f, favorite. At first tho bookmakers asked !. for 3 to 1, but backers soon tired them ) at that price, and ultimately it was not '* possible to get on except by laying 4 to '? 1 and 9 to 2. Avalon hnd been left I to mako the pace for his stable com ? panion, Lee-Metfovd, and, in fulfilment of y his mission, ho went oft' at score, and soon i. had a break on the others, who hang close together. Avalon held his own until Bearing the homo turn, where Bobadil shot past him, and w...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 15 March 1899
Sporting. UNITED FRIENDLY SOCIETIES' X ANNUAL ' SPORTS, To be held on the Recreation Ground, 'WEST DEVONPORT, ? On EASTER MONDAY, April 3rd, 1899. Eegisterea under N.T.A.A. andL.T.W. Procession will leave Lodge-room, Stewart street, at 10 a.m., and inarch with banners and full regalia. First-class Band in attendance. Officials : Chairman : Mr W. G. Curwen. Judges : Messrs B. Ellis, and H. H.' M'Fie. Handicappers : Messrs H. P. Fannon and TV. G. Curwen. Clerk of Ground : Mr E. Cole. Starter: Mr A. G. Cox. Gatekeepers: Messrs G. Cole, P. Ahern, A. Webster. Timekeeper : Mr A. K. Draegcr. Treasurer ; Mr W. G. Curwen. Secretary : Mr H. P. Fannon. PEOGEAMME. No Acceptance Fees. No Acceptance Fees. First Event to start 11.30 sharp. Boys' Handidaf, Under 12 years. 1st,' 5s; 2nd,2s6d. Maiden Handicap, 100yds. 1st, 20s; 2nd, 5s. Entry, 2s. Sueffikld Handicap, Of £H. 1st, J10, and ' North Western Advocate ' trophy, value £2 2s ; 2nd, £2 10s ; 3rd, £1 ; 4th, 10s, Entry, as. Half-Milb Handicap, ...
Mersey Board of Advice. THE DISPUTED MINUTES. SOME INTERESTING INFORMATION. MR STEWART'S MOTION WITH-DRAWN. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 15 March 1899
Mersey Board of Advice. THE DISPUTED MINUTES. SOME INTERESTING INFORMA TION. ME STEWART'S MOTION WITH DRAWN. The montldy meeting of tho Mcrsoy Board of Advice was held at the Publiic Buildings, Dovonport.on Monday mofning. Present — Mr W. Aikenhead,M.H.A.(chair man), Messrs S. Phillips, D. Cocker, It. Montgomery, R. D. Stewart and J. Luck. CORRESPONDENCE. An intimation was received from the Director of Education that Allan Gleadow had been appointed as a paid monitor at the East Devonport school. A letter was read from the Education Department stating that a sum of .£50 had been granted to the Board for tho current year. Also stating that firewood was pro vided for uso in schools only. The chairman staled that in furnishing to the Department an estimate of tho amount required, ho had shown that a sum of not less than v£00 would be necessary to meet tho various items in ordinary expenditure during the year. In framing the estimate of money re quired ho found tho cost of firewood for ...
Devonport Town Board. LOCAL v. IMPORTED WORK. THE BOARD'S FINANCIAL POSITION MISCELLANEOUS ITEMS OF INTEREST. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 15 March 1899
DcYonport Town Board. LOCAL v. IMPORTED 'WORK. THE BOARD'S FINANCIAL POSITION. MISCELLANEOUS ITEMS OF IN TEREST. The ordinary meeting of the Devonport Town Board wns held at the Public Build ings on Monday afternoon. Present — '*' Messrs J. Luck (chairman!, G. N. Low, H. H. M'Fie, W. F. Slater, J. II. M'Cail, D. A. Nichols, and A. J. Stokes. -CORKESFOSDKKCE. W. Henry applied for permission to use tho water at the special hours allowed to j' pcoplo whoso properties were on the higher v levels in the town. — Permission granted. G. AV. Murray, secretary of tho Devon port Tennis Club, applied for the use of tho proposed town hall for tho purpose of BtaRing a comic opera on the opening night. — It was considered Unit such an application was premature, and the letter was allowed to lie on tho lablo for future consideration. E. Johnstone, manager of tho Mascotte Comic Opera Company, applied for use of town hall on opening night ; also offering to supply stago scenery, etc., at a reason abl...
THE AUSTRALIAN ELEVEN. THE FAREWELL MATCH. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 17 March 1899
THE AUSTBALIAN ELEVEN. THE FABEWELL MATCH. The Australian Eleven will commence their farewell match at Adelaide to day against the Best of Australia. They will travel to England in tho E.M.S. Orrnuz, which sails from Adelaide on Thursday next. The selection of Laver as the thirteenth member of the Australian Eleven has been confirmed. It has not yet been decided whether a fourteenth man will bo in cluded, but if ho is, Trumper will be chosah. Eady's chance of going with the team,, as a representative for Tasmania, is therefore at. on end.
Norton and Reid. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 17 March 1899
Norton and Reid. There is shortly to.be a great, fight in Sydney between those two short fat men, J. Norton and G. H. Eeid. The former has made an attack on Eeid, and con tinues as under : — ; As a pledge of my good faith in this matter of Beid's public and private life, I may say that whether Eeid elects to clear himself on my charges by- process of law or not,' will have little influence on my purpose. .1 intend to expose and denounce him in details as he deserves, and as my public duty compels. At the present time I am engaged in the preparation of a peti tion to Parliament in which are set forth all the ' high crimes and misdemeanors ' which I allege against Eeid, and which I am prepared to substantiate by verbal and documentary evidence. This petition I intend to hare presented to Parliament, if possible, before 'the Federal Beferendum is taken. In it I 'pray ' permission to impeach Georgo Houston Beid of corrup tion in his places and office as a member of Parliament .and Prime...
Expenditure. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 17 March 1899
', Expenditure. ' Fencing, scrubbing, and clearing 9 4 4 Cartage ? :» 65 2 6 Forming, metaUing, and gravelling 233 18 2 Culverts, bridges, and drains ... 37 1 6 Day labor ? 71 7 G Stationery, printing, '- and adver tising ... ...? ,... »? 7 17 11 Exchange ? 0 2 0 Salaries ... - ...' ? ' 26 13 -4 Interest on debentures ? 25 0 0 Contributions to sinking fund ... 37 10, 0 Survey fee ? ? ...' '..- 6 G 0 Miscellaneous ... '- ? ' 18 13. 4 Balance to next account ? 75 7 9 £614 4 4
ULVERSTONE MAIN ROAD BOARD. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 17 March 1899
ULVEBSTONE MAIN ROAD BOAED. . 'Abstract of accounts for -year ending 31st December, 1898 :— Receipts. £ a. d. Advances'by' Treasury on ac count of current year ... ( 13 15 -0 Ditto ditto on account of last year 15 0* 0 Special Grant from Government:.. : 100 0 0 £128 15 ;0 'Expenditure. Balance'from last .Account ... 61 1 10 Road, Leven Railway Station to Post Office. -AVynyard— Laboar, . materials, etc ? 11 13 11 Bank exchange ... - ... ... 0 2 '0 Balance to next Account... . ... 65 17 ?? 3 £128 15 0
TOWN BOARD OF ULVERSTONE. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 17 March 1899
TOWN BOARD OF ULVERSTONE. . ^Abstract of .accounts for the year ending 31st December, 1898 :— ''? Gexeoal Account. * ' ?;Beceipts. £ s. d Balauce -from' last account ... 61 15 10 '?TOjvn rates collected on account o£ current year ... ' ? 102 12 2 Ditto, arrears '-. ? 2 19 Dog licences - ? 24 7 « Otherlicehces ... ...; ... '11 0 :0 Fines and fees ? 13 2 0 Miscellaneous ... ... ' ... 8 12 6 ?: '? ? £228 li a Expenditure. Cartage ? 0 10 0 Lighting ... ' ? ... 33 2 6 Day labor ..;? - .... ... .... 3 17 3 Stationery, printing, arid adver tising ... ... - ? 3 2 10 Salaries ... ' ? 33 6 8 Recreation ground, ' labor and materials.' . ...' ? 7 14 10 Cutting Cape weed ?? ? 6 2 G Miscellaneous ? 4 5 6 Balance to next account ? 130 9 8 £228 11 9