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NEWSTEAD STOCK SALES. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 17 March 1899
NEWSTEAD STOCK SALES. Messrs W. T. Bell and Co., Limited, re port: Newstead yards on Tuesday were fully supplied with stock of all descrip tions, some very fine lambs being penned. Sales were effected at about an average of last week's prices. We sold: Pen lambs, Mr W. Walker, 14/9 ; 2 pens ditto, Mr W. Walker, 12/6 to 10/9 ; 2 pens ditto, Mr H. Hodgetts, 12/6 to ll/6 ; 2 pens ditto, Mr A. Oliver, 14/9 to 13/6; 2 pens, ditto, Mr Campbell, 11/8 to 10/9 ; 3 pens cross-breds, Malahide, 15/, 14/6, 14/; 2 pens lambs, Mr H. R. Gardner, 12/, 9/9; pen steers, Mr Hodgetts,, average 6/2/6; pen ditto, 6/15/, 5/15; 2 pens cows, Westfield, 7/17/6 to 4/15/, 6/5/ to 5/15/; 2 heifers, £i ; pen small steers, Scottsdale, 5/7/6 to 4/15/; pens ditto, Whito Hills, 5/5/ to J5; heifers in milk, 4/10 to £3 ; cow, stripper, 1/18/ ; heifers in calf, 4/10/, £3, 2/17/6 ; store cow, 2/10/; heifer, 2yrs old, l/l9. The Tasmanian Woolgrowers' Agency Company, Limited, report: — Newstead fat stock sale on. Tuesday w...
A Double Suicide. A COUPLE IN NEWCASTLE. THE WOMAN UNKNOWN. Sydney, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 17 March 1899
A Double Suicide. A COUPLE IN NEWCASTLE. THE WOMAN UNKNOWN. Sydney, Tuesday. ? The Great Northern Hotel at Newcastle was the scene of a sensational tragedy last evening, when Thomas W. Miller, civil and mining engineer, of Temple Court, Sydney, and a woman, whose name is un known, committed suicide by drinking a solution of cyanide of potassium. From what can be gathered, they arrived from oydney by the midday tram on Saturday, and engaged a double room at tho hotel, where they booked as Mr and Mrs T. W. Miller. The couple were on most affec tionate terms, and publicly manifested their feelings towards each other to such an extent that their devotion became the subject of general comment. They were last seen together about noon yesterday, -when they were walking up and down the hotel balcony. Tho woman retired to her room at 1 o'clock, and Miller sat down to luncheon in the dming-hall, and he was last seen alive on leaving tho table. The housemaid went to their room about half post ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 17 March 1899
Special Advertisements. J. D. II el lc we II, DENTIST, May be Consulted at Devonport, Tuesdays, at Laurence's, Chemist, 1.30 to 4.30. Forth. — At Gardiner's Hotel on Wednesday before first Thursday,! to 4.30. Ulverstone, at Lawson's Hotel, Friday follow ing First and Third Thursdays in each month, 1 to 4.30. Sheffield, last Thursday in month, at Wilson's Hotel. Dentistry in all its branches. [A CABD.] A. and S. LuttroU, ARCHITECTS, ESPLANADE, WEST *DEV0NP0RT, Nearly opposite Railway Station. A. W. BIRCHALU AND SONS. THE NEW ENGLISH DICTIONABT. No home should be without a copy. CHAMBERS' ENGLISH DICTIONARY, Edited by Mr Thomas Davidson, the assist ant editor of Chambers' Encyclopedia. This dictionary contains all common terms of sciences and arts, obsolete yet imperishable words of the Bible, Shakespeare, etc., the slang of Dickens, and a number of Australian words. Every leading word is printed in bold black letters, which enables one to find easily the word wanted. It has 1,250 pag...
THE DECEASED MILLER. ROMANTIC EPISODE IN HIS CAREER. A PRETENDED LORD. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 17 March 1899
THE DECEASED MILLER. ?ROMANTIC EPISODE IN HIS CAREER. '.???? A PRETENDED LORD. . : The ' deceased. Thomas W. Miller is identical with the notorious '.Lord Leam ington,' who in 1892 created a sensation by travelling through Tasmania with an actress under the assumed names of Lord and Lady Leamington. He moved in most exclusive circles in Hobart and Launceston, and was received, at Govern ment House. He was on that occasion arrested for deserting his family in Sydney, and on being brought before the 'Hobart Police;. Court offered,. a deposit, of 500 sovereigns as bail if he were remanded to Sydney for trial. -The offer was refused, by the magistrate.' In the report of the case it was stated that' Miller was accom panied by a lady and that they had. been living luxuriously in Hobart, being known as ' Lord and Lady Leamington.' It was subsequently ascertained-thatthe lady had been a prominent member of the ' Forty Thieves' Pantomine Company, and that the couple left Sydney together for ...
THE SYDNEY PRODUCE MARKET. OUR SPECIAL REPORT. PRIME POTATOES TO 8/5/, INFERIOR DOWN TO 12/12/6.' Svdncy, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 17 March 1899
THE SYDNEY PRODUCE MARKET. OUR SPECIAL REPORT. PRIME POTATOES TO 3/5/, INFERIOR DOWN TO 2/12/6.' Sydney, Wednesday. There is no special movement to report in the potato market, except that enquiry is none too brisk. The price being given to-day for best is £3, and sales have been made down to 2/12/6. Warrnambools, &2. Onions, cheaper, £3. Turnips, £3. There was *a fair number of arrivals »t Redfern Railway Station. Lucerne was slightly easier. Bran sold at 9d, pollard at 9jd. Tho general trade in Sussex street to-day was dull. The chaff market is cosier owing to heavy Melbourne shipments, at least 70,000 bags having ar rived this week alone. Chickwheat is quoted at 2/6 ; blue peas, 3/9 ; grey, 3/ ; straw, 2/5/. It is expected that New Zea land will be shipping potatoes to Sydney next month. Sydney, Thursday. The draw on Circulars continues good. 3/5/ is asked for prime, bnt several lots have been sold under £3. If deliveries from the North West Coast next week be light, a be...
LATROBE STOCK SALE. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 17 March 1899
LATEOBE STOCK SALE. Mr G. Atkinson held his fortnightly sale at Latrobe on Wednesday. Sales were : 16 porkers, 1/4/2 ; 5 small baconers, 2/14/; 10 store, 1/13/; 6 porkers, 1/3/6 ; '2 fat pigs, £2 each ; 7 slips, 16/3 ; 6 slips, 17/9 ; 50 cross-breed ewes, 12/6; 37 storowethers, 12/6 ; 21 fat do, 15/6 ; 103 crossbreed ewes, 14/; 25 fat ewes, 16/6; pen do, 15/; 21 puro Lincoln ewes, 21/6 ; 73 do, £1 ; rams, £1, 1/10/, to 1/5/; fat cow, 5/10/; fat heifer, 4/7/6; 2 steers, £5 each; 3 fat heifers, £12 lot ; 4 dry cows, 4/5/ each ; 4 do, 4/4/ ; milch cow, £1 ; cow and calf, 4/10/; odd bullocks, 5/15/ ; 20 yearlings, 2/12/; horse, 2/12/6 ; cart inare, £26 ; do, 29/2/6; hack, 5/10/; do, £4; useful horse, £12; aged do, 6/2/6; H. and H. horse, £21. ?
SHEFFIELD STOCK SALE. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 17 March 1899
SHEFFIELD STOCK SALE. Mr G. Atkinson reports having held his monthly sale at. the yards, Sheffield, on Tuesday. Sales were : 10 fat pigs, 1/18/3; 17 do, 1/5/ ; 7 do, 17/ ; 16 do, 2/0/3 ; 6 do, £2 ; 14 do, 1/14/; 45 crossbred lambs, 11/6 ; 25 Merino ewes, 8/2 ; 2 fat steers, 13/12/6 lot; 3 fat heifers, 4/1/ each; 10 yearlings, 2/7/6 ; 10 do, 2/6/ ; 4 3-yr-olds, £4 each ; 3 fat cattle, 15/15/ lot; fat cow, 6/10/; 2 fat steers, 15/15/ lot ; pen yearling heifers, 2/2/ ; store cows, £3 ; pr stags, 9/10/ ; pr bullocks, £17 ; cart horse, 19/10/ ; pony, 4/4/; bay hack, £9; packer, jBII ; do, 11/10/. Grass seed and sundries at good rates.
WATER ACCOUNT. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 17 March 1899
.Wateb Account. Receipts. . £L s. -d. Balance from List account . -'...? -704 '9 8 Water Rates collected on'account i v .' ,, of current year . ... '...1,102 14 I Ditto, ditto, arrears ? 21 3 1 Receipts from water : supplied to. .! shipping ? ... 121 . 6 0 Ditto for machinery purposes, ..',! per meter -... ? .43 13 2 Ditto for garden purposes : ... ' 34. J.6 9 Ditto to Government buildings 20 0 0 Ditto to properties outside town ' ' boundary ' .... ... ' .... 11 . 5 10 Ditto to Mersey-Marine Board...! - '12 10 . 0 Ditto to hotels and livery stables 9 0 ' * 0 Ditto for watering cattle . ... 6 11 0 Ditto to builders and others ... ' 10 17 6 Ditto arrears Special Charges on account year 1897 ... ... 1.76 Amount received forjsale of pipes, etc, and laying on service ..;: 155 ' 1 11 £2,254 16 6 Expenditure. ,. Purchase of»- piping and other . . - - material ... ...?-;..'? 102 5 1 Additions to caretaker's cottage, . ~ . head works ... ... ... 85 11:. 3 Contract, day labor, and/ other ' _ ...
TOWN BOARD OF SHEFFIELD. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 17 March 1899
TOWN BOARD OF SHEFFIELD. ..' Abstract of accounts for the year ending 31st December, 1898 :— ' ' Genebal Account. ? Receipts. ? £ s.''d Town rates collected on account . -? of current year ? 16 9 j.9 Licences: Dog ... ... ' .... 5 50 Slaughtering ? ' 10 0 Fall ? 2 5 0 Penalties, Police Court ... -... ~ 15 7 v0 Metal purchased by Main Road X.?1 ' Board ? ... '....' ... ? ... 9 l'4v'O Part payment for culvert ... ? 10~l 0 Balance to next account ... ... ' 32 11, 3 £82 12 0 Expenditure. Balance from List account .... 5 8 4 Fencing, scrubbing, and clearing 1 0-0 Cartage ... ;..'... ... -2 7.6 Forming, mctalling,'and gravelling 41 .7. 9 Culverts, bridges, drains, etc. ... 18 o'\ 3 Day labor ..: ... ......... 1 10 0 Stationery; printing, and adver tising ? ? 1 10 0' Rent ? „ ? 1, 0 0 Salaries and commission ... ... 8 17 0 Local Board of Health ... ... ; 14 6 Petty expenses '... . ... . .. .... 1-8 £82 12 0-.
ROAD RATE ACCOUNT. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 17 March 1899
Road Rate Account. Receipts. £ s. 'd Rates collected on account of current year ' ? ... . 65 19 0 Government grant in aid ... 48 13 3 Stone supplied to Public Works Department '... ... ';„ . 16 19 C £13111 9 Expenditure. Balance from last account ... 6 2 0 Cartage ? '... 31 7 11 Forming, metalling, and gravelling 04 5.9 Culverts, bridges, and drains ... 2 4 0 Day labor ... ' ? 10 4 11 Stationery, printing, and adver tising ? l ; 4 ' 6 Bank interest ... ... ... ' 4 5 8 Rent ? ... - ... .:. 2 O'O Salaries and commission ? 7 15 4 Cheque-book ...' ? 5 o Balance to next account ... ..... 1 10' 8 £131 11 1
GRAMMAR SCHOOL SPORTS. Launeston, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 17 March 1899
GRAMMAR SCHOOL SPORTS. Launceston, Wednesday. Tho annual Grammar School Sports were held to-day. Thcro was a large attendance, and a long programme of ovents was got off. The principal events resulted as follow: Hurdle Race, 130 yds— H. Field 1, M. Jowett 2, R. Evans 8. Bicycle ,Iiacc, for present boys, ono mile— W. A. Johnston 1, H. Field 2, E. Sadler 3. Ditto for old boys, one mile— A. Shields 1, H. Thomson' 2, O. Weedon 3. Mile Walk— W. Leggett 1, E. Nicholas and T. Cox dead heat for second. Old Boys Half Mile Bicyclo Eaco —A. Shields 1, T. Collins 2. High Jump —A. Krushka, oft Oifin, 1; G. Holmes, 5ft OJin, 2. Mile Handicap— L. Garrard 1, A. Evans- 2, E. Nicholas 3. 44O.yds Handicap—C. King 1, A. Evans 2, F. You! 3.
LAUNCESTON SHARE MARKET. Launceston, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 17 March 1899
LAUNCESTON SHARE MARKET. Launceston, Wednesday. To-day's sales on 'Change were : East Volunteer, lid; Bed Hills, 5s 5d. . Launceston, Thursday. The following were the leading quota tions on 'Change to-day :— Moonlight, b 6d, s Is; Tasmania, b £5, s £o 12s; do North, b 4s 6d'; Mt Reid, s 57s; Silver Queen, b Is 8d, s 2s 3d ; Western, b 19s ; Magnet,1 b 47s 6d, s50s; do Proprietary, b Is Id ; Berry Consols, b 2s 6d, s 3s 2d ; Colebrook, b 3s lOd ; Hercules, b 20s, s 22s 6d ; Henry, b Is 3d ; Mt Lyell, b £8 8s, a JE8 5s ; Central Lyell, b Is lid, s 2s 8d ; Lyell Thnrsis, b 26s 6d ; Lyell Beserve, b 8s 5d, a 8s 7d ;? South Mt Lyell, b 8s ; Mt Black, s 6s 6d ; Red Hills, b 5s 2d ; Briseis, b 29s, s 33s. The Stock Exchanges will be closed for the Easter holidays from March 30 to Aprils.
THE "WESLEYAN CONFERENCE. TASMANIAN CHANGES. Launceston, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 17 March 1899
THE WESLEYAN CONFERENCE. TASMANIAN CHANGES. Launceston, Wednesday. The remaining Tasmanian delegates to ? the AVosleyan United Conference in Mel bourne returnsd to-day. No burning question came up for discussion during' tho conference. The membership for the year in tho churohes represented showed an in crease of 400. Next year a 20th century thanksgiving fund will be formed. The RevW. Williamswas appointed organising secretary, and a separate, committee was formed for Tasmania. Hev A. T. White, of Latrobe, is to be removed to Victoria, and his place taken by Rev H. Worrall, a retired missionary. Bev W. Beckett, of Deloroinc, goes to Port Cygnet, and Rev A. E. Wellard takes the former station. Rev A. E. Alboston, of Margaret street Church, Launceston, goes to Victoria, and his place will bo taken by Bev J. R. Har court, of Campbell Town. The latter's place will be filled by Rev M. Bulks, Vic toria. At tho conference tho Revs W: H. Fitchett and S. T. Whitington were ap pointed delega...