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Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 17 March 1899
Marriages. MILLER— PEARSON.— On March 7, by the Rev. James Scott, D.D., at St. Andrew's, Hobart, Percy F. M., youngest son of the &nbsp; late Charles Moreton Miller, of Victoria Estate, Geelong, Victoria, to Laura Mar- garet, youngest daughter of the late Hon. William Pearson, M.L.C., of Kilmany Park, Sale, Victoria. THOMSON—SANSOM.— On February 28, at &nbsp; St. John's Church, Plenty, by the Rev W. J. Dodson, William Henry, eldest son of the late James Aloes Thomson, Charlie's &nbsp; Hope, to Emily Gertrude, fifth daughter of the late Captain Henry Sansom, Hobart. Deaths. DUFFFEY.— On March 14, at William street, Launceston, Kathleen Vera Duffey, aged 2 years and 8 months. Deeply regretted. PULLEN.— On the 14th inst., George Pullen, of Riverside, Launceston, after severe suffering, aged 77 years. PRERA.— On the 9th March, at the Beacons- field Hospital, Ivy Albina, dearly beloved daughter of Joseph and Elizabeth Prera, aged 7. BROWN.— On March 14, at 439 Mac...
Wireless Telegraphy. AN INTERESTING EXPLANATION. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 17 March 1899
Wireless Telegraphy. AN INTEEBSTING EXPLANATION. Tho cxperiiucntsnow being made indif ferent parts of the world with wireless telegraphy arc necessarily attracting attention. To most people ' wireless te legraphy' is a mysterious thing (remarks a Melbourne paper) but an elucidation by an expert like Mr Jenvoy, electrician to the Post and Telegraph Department, re moves the veil of mystery, and shows that, after all, wireless telegraphy is not clone by magic, but by the application of simple scientific principles. Sir Jcnvey explained tbo different systems with sin gular clearness anil readiness. Ho said : — ' The arrangement proposed now between Folkestone nnn Boulogne is an extension of what is called tho 'coherer system,' which has been elaborated by Signor Marconi. Tho discovery was made some yearsjigo by a Frenchman named Brnnly that a tube of metal filings has its resis - tanco altered instantaneously by an electric spark being caused anywhere in its neighborhood, and, furthor, ...
Commercial. The "Advocate" Office, Saturday Evening. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 20 March 1899
Commercial. The ' Advocate ' Office, Saturday Evening. Business in connection with tho potato market has seen an extension of lime this week, and to-day shipping was in full swing by iho ss Tekapo for Sydnoy. Tho vessels late sailing from Lannceston was primarily tho cause, and to make matters worse tho good people who reside at Circular Head honored St. Patrick's Day, and would not ship a ' spud,' so the siciiiuur mm iu imuvu mu ucou v*. *u «*'« wait. Several dealers, knowing the boat would be in port, were prepared to accept deliveries to-day, with the result that a good many came forward.' Last night there were 104 trucks loaded with produce in tho yard ; tho ss Glaucus last night took tho contents of some of them aboard and this morning there wore SO full trucks remaining. This quantity was added to considerably to-day. When the 'goods train arrived this afternoon there were 134 tracks ready for shipment, and in ad dition the ketch Wellington, from Pen sum, brought 443 ba™s pota...
The Weather. STRONG GALES AND HEAVY RAIN. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 20 March 1899
The Weather. ? — w STRONG GALES AND HEAVY RAIN. Extremely boisterous weather has pre vailed since Saturday, a strong gale blow ing all day yesterday, and heavy showers of rain falling -at. intervals. The same conditions appear to have ruled through out .Tasmania. Considerable damage has been done on the N.W. Coast to fences, ' etc., and; on the farms, and trees have been blown dawn in all directions, as well as a few telegraph posts. Our Sheffield correspondent wired last night that the weather had been very rough since Saturday night. Heavy rain also fell last evening, preceded by distant thunder.
CUSTOMS RETURNS. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 20 March 1899
? CUSTOMS RETURNS. Devonport. — Return of Customs collec tions at Devonport for week ending Satur day, March 18 :— Duties : Spirits, 19/4/5 ; tobacco, 47/14/; other goods, 385/5/9; miscellaneous, 5/0/7; total, 407/11/2. Bond charges : Rents, 3/8 ; receiving charges, 2d ; samples and re-packs, 3s ; totnl, 6/10. Marine charges: Wharfage, 11/15/0 ; light dues, 6/9/3 ; harbor dues, 13/15/2; export wharfage rate, 20/7/6; total, 52/7/5. Grand total, 460/5/5, as against 568/1/8 for the corresponding week of last year.
The Axemen's Association. ANNUAL MEETING AT ULVERSTONE. A SATISFACTORY POSITION. NEXT CARNIVAL TO BE HELD DECEMBER 6. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 20 March 1899
The Axemen's Association. ? * ? ANNUAL' MEETING AT ULVER STONE. '. A SATISFACTORY POSITION. NEXT CARNIVAL TO BE HELD DECEMBER 6. Tho annual meeting of the United Aus tralasian Axemen's Association was held in the Ulverstone Town Hall on Saturday afternoon,'' there being a fan1 attendance of members. The balance sheet of the provions year was read, showing: — Receipts, JE261 15s 6d ; expenditure, JJ73 15s 4d ; prizes paid, £151 ; leaving a balance of .£36 odd to the credit of the association. . Mr i±. A. Nichols, the acting secretary, referred at length to tho proposed inter national contest between English. Ameri can, Australian, and other manufacturers of saws and axes, which, it' had been arranged should be held at the next car nival. The ' Australian Ironmonger ' had -offered two prizes of £25 each, ono for sawing and the other ,for' chopping, and the association would add the same amount to each. The 'Australian Ironmonger ' also offered a handsome gold medal, suitably engraved,...
N.W. FARMERS' ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 20 March 1899
N.W. FARMERS' ASSOCIATION. Tho North Western Farmers' Associa tion Limited, Devonport, report for week ending Friday, March 17, as follows : Potatoes: Deliveries have. again been very heavy and in spite of every effort to nlaco narcels in various directions supply has now fairly overtaken demand and we must look forward to low prices until growers become more moderate in their deliveries. At present, and in fact until planting commences in Queensland, we see no advantageous outlet for more than 15,000 sacks, while present deliveries aro equal to at least 20,000 weekly. The smaller quantity would assuredly gross more, and as tho season opened so early, good as tho crop is, wo would not be likely to have much left by the end of August with a steady weekly export of 15,000 sacks. Turnips : The market is steadily taking the quantity now coming forward, and with moderate deliveries is likely to hold firm. We would advise growers to evenly distribute their surplus over the next 10 weeks. ...
The Musical Baby. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 20 March 1899
The Musical Baby. 'What do you want, my good woman? asked the doctor of music, when he found himself confronted in his hell by a dilapidated looking Irish-' woman, hugging a baby in her arms. 'Sbure, me baby isn't well, sorr,' replied the woman. ? ' But I'm not a doctor of medicine ; I m a doctor of music, explained the gentleman. 'Tis, Eorr, I know, an' it's me pore baby's vocal chords that want seein' to' an, ? ' But.fmy good woman,' interrup ted I he doctor of music, .'.' you must take your baby to a medical man.' 'But aren't yez a doctor of, music, sorr?' asked the woman doggedly. ' Yes, but ? ' 'Well, then,' exclaimed the woman, as her baby broke into a prolonged . howl, 'did yes iver hear swator music than thot? Only one or two notes want ? ' 'Never,' yelled the doctor of music, bunging up his ears with his hands, and making frantic signs with his head to his servant to turn the woman .and herjmusical baby out.—' Fun.' '
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 20 March 1899
Shipping. Union Line of Steamers FOB MELBOURNE— QROWAITI, To-morrow. PENGUIN, Wednesday, 9 a.m. FROM MELBOOKNE— . For Devonport — PENGUIN, Friday, noon. FOR SYDNEY—'' ? : ' TAIERI, Friday, March 24, 6 p.m. TEKAPO, Thursday, 30th (midnight). FOR STRAHAN— ' MEEINDERRY, To-morrow night. MBEINDERRY, Saturday. - PENGUIN, Saturday. FOR NEW ZEALAND POETS, j! .FROM HOBART— I TALUNE, Friday, 24th. r MOKOIA, April 1. p- ', JAilES MURRAY, ' Manager. James Patersoii and Co' , line. Prom Devonport for Sydney. EASBY leaves Friday, March 24, 6 p.m. GLAUCUS leaves Thursday, March 3i midnight. . Agents — * ? STANLEY, G. Tatlow. BURNIE, Tasmanian Farmers' Co-opera tive Association. W. A. PEARCE, . Devonport. White Star Line of Steamers. . The SS DORSET Leaves Launceston FRIDAY EVEN INGS for Devonport, Latrobe, Buraic and Stanley ; and leaves Devonpor for Launceston AVEDNESDAYS a ' 9 a.m. Tie S3 AMY Leaves Launceston TUESDAY EVEN . INGS for Devonport, Ulverstone, Pen gnin, Burnie, and Wynyard ; and le...
Shipping. DEVONPORT. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 20 March 1899
SIlipjHlig. AHUIVED March 17— Amy, ss, 76 tons, J. Brown, from Wynynrd. March 17— Ruby, ss, 84 tons, ,1. Thomp son, from Wynyard. March 17— Orowaiti, ss, 403 tons, J. M'Nair, from Stratum. March 17— -'Wellington, ketch, 49 tons, ,J. ^aiULUifll, Hum J.i;u£iuu. March 18— Dorset, ss, 105 tons, W. Holyuiau, jun., from Tjauncestoii. March 18— Tekapo, ss, 2,849 tons, II. Sams, from Sydney. March 18— Thistle, ss, 40 tons, J. Reid, from Port Sorrell. March 18— Meeinderry, ss, 111 tons, W. Madden, from Strahan.. March 18— Amy, ss, 70 tons, J. Brown, from Penguin. March 18— Penguin, ss, 824 tons, H. A. Morrisby, from Melbourne. Passengers : Saloon— Mrs Lundley, Mrs Livingstono, Mrs Collins and child, Mr Mcthven, Mr and Master Stobbins ; and two in the steerage. March 19— Kini, ss, 1,122 tons, M. F. Livingstone, from Strahan. SAILED. March 17— Amy, ss, 76 tons, J. Brown, for Penguin. March 18— Glaucus, ss, 1,28-1 tons, B. W. Prideaux, for Sydney. March 18— Orawaiti, ss, 453 tons, J. M'Nair, fo...
But Fly Pest. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 20 March 1899
Bot Fly Pest. Now is tho timo to givo tho horses the powders as supplied by Mr Dossetor, of Dovonport. He had splendid results all over tho Coast wherever the powders were given in time last year. It is no use what ever giving them when the horse is in the last stages and its stomach u-Jj^I^' through. Get 4 doses for 5s (enoiign to*''* do four horses) at once and givo them to all your horses whether they have the Bot or not; it will not hurt them, and will clean their stomachs of worms. It is best to send P.O.O. direct to Devonport, ad dressed to Dossetor's Pharmacy, and you will 'get the genuino posted to you byre turn. *