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THE North Western Advocate AND The Emu Bay Times FAIR AND IMPARTIAL. MONDAY, JANUARY 9, 1899 ADVANCE DEVONPORT. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 9 January 1899
* - :??'.?-' THE . ::-'' PullUheA ctery Monday, Wednetdaij, and Friday Morning. FAIR AND IMPARTIAL. 3I0XDAT, JANUARY 0, 1S90. ADVANCE DEVONPORT.. Thk ratepayers ol i^OM^SfijnUjo niorrow be called upon to give their de cision on a question of considerable im^ portance to the town. A proposal to erect public buildings has emanated from the Town Board, but to carry it out will necessitate the' borrowing of £1,500. Without the sanction ot-Jkhe people — by a two-thirds majority^-tKe Board cannot proceed to raise a loan for the requisite amount. 'We very much question whether anyone, would object to a town hall being built in Devonport if;the matter of financing were out of the question ; but as there is ,? not , ,^he remotest probability of a suitable build-' ing being lowered from the] heavens, , or of any' provision . being made. - by a local philanthropist, the solid fact that confronts us is that if the people want a town hall, they, . most' assuredly, mu_st pay for it. Therefore, th...
THE MAD WOMAN'S DELUSION. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 9 January 1899
THE MAD W.OxVIAM'S DELUSION. The road ran through abcautirul, half-cleared wooil, and at the end, on s slight rise oF ground, stood tli« mutlhousu. Of cuurse it was not called a inaill.ouse, or piopla would not Imve rent tin ir mentally uniiinjjuil frieuils tlii-ie. It bore ll.o cu|iliuiiinus upiicllaliun of ' Dr. Brier's Horn.' Sih it'-rimn,' mid was- cou-i qucn tly well -- pstMiisul. People usually dislike culliug a tliinc.ly iti prujirr name. Tl tt iierfrctly kept grounds nrcre surrounded bj a high iron fence, witliin wLich the liHiitiless .inmuten wnnUered at will during certain hours Of. the day. , . On a rustic b nrli sat a young woman. Her «rea we're closed, und as she r«m.-i!iiud in repoie ? «he was beuutiful,«ith a Spanish type of beauty that no other mitiou e»n equal. I Suddenly she fcUrtu.l up with »wild motion of tUo h«ud toward her throat as though she were buirg, 1 bolted. The d*rk eyes showed r b intense Triglit, aud the wlolojsce was con TUlaed. Gratlually the fionzy...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 9 January 1899
Shipping. Union Line of vStennievs. FOR MELBOURNE— WAREATEA, This day. PENGUIN, Wednesday, 2 30 p.m. FROM MELBOURNE— For Dcvonpnrt — - ; s . KAWATIRi, This day. ' . I'BNGOIN, Friday. FOR SYDNEY— ' KINI, This day, 1 p.m. Cargo only. TKKAVO, Friday, January 20. FOR STRAHAN— MEEINDERRY, This day. KAWATIRI, Tuesday, 8 p.m. ~-fT ENGUIN, Saturday, 2.30 p.m. 7.A FOR NEW ZEALAND PORTS, If] FROM HOBART— vi'jTALUNE, Friday. 13th. ^'.SABAWEHA, Friday, 20th. ' JAMES MUURAY,' Manager. James Pa tor, son and Co's Line. From Devoaport for Sydney. EASBY, early. GLAUCOS, early. Agents — . STANLEY, G. Tatlow. BURNIE, Tasmanian Farmers' Associa tion. W. A. PEARCE, Devon|K)rt. ^ White Star Line of Steamers. The SS DORSET Leaves Launceston FRIDAY EVEN INGS for Devonport. Latrobe, Burnie. Wynyard and Stanley, and leaves Devonport for Lauuceston WEDNES DAYS at 9 o.m. . TfceSSAJCT . Leaves Launceston TUESDAY EVEN INGS for Devonport, Ulvcrstone, Pen-'1 , guin, Burnie. Wynyard, and Stanley; and leaves Devonpo...
News in Brief. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 9 January 1899
Xews in Brief, ~''''~ ' ? : — «► ? ' Drs AVilson and Holmes, of Launceston, have certified that there is nothing in the leprosy scare at Launceston, and that no infectious disease even exists amongst the Chinamen at Invermay, where the out break was said to have occurred. Assay at Hobart of black oxide from Whale's Head copper show, some miles west of Stanley, gave the splendid return of 71.9 per cent. . Absent-mindedness: Man puts um brella on his head and hat on the ground ! Cause : Introduction to Lord Brassey during visit to West Coast. Other admirers, wanting a speech from some one, fastened on to His Excellency's valet. ' You're his boots, ain't you ? ' asked one. Valet disgusted, and did not give his opinion on prospects of West Coast. The bubonic plague, which was the cause of so many deaths among the native population of India, has now broken out. in Mongolia, the northern division of China. The epidemic has mode its ap pearance, and is spreading with virulence in the Zonil...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 9 January 1899
??Wanted. K A V VIES. VST A N T E D — 5OO First-Class ? PICK, SHOVEL, EOCK, and AXEMEN. 7s 6d ilny. Also piece-work. Morth Mount lyell Railway. Apply-f On the Works, GOBMANSTON, or KELLY'S BASIN, Macquarie Harbor. Tasmania. BAXTER and SADDLE B-flflfJtMUfiL,. ? -/T *'— W ?ANTED AT -^*E— A Good General , SERVAyj^AppIy jf Mrs H. WOOD, XF^Shipyard, 'West Devonport. WANTED— Strong active young woman .' (about 20) as General Servant. Ap ply toi i c jirs. WH. AIKENHEAD, ' Malunnah,' West Devonport. WANTED — Competent, trustworthy -- general SERVANT. ? - MRS A. K. DRAEGER, '?v- * , West Devonport. T17A1JTED EVERYONE TO KNOW. Large Assortment of WATCHES, CLOCKS, JEWELLERY,. SPECTACLES, etc., Good, Cheap. ' HEPWORTH,-WATCHJIAKEK, - ROOKE STREET. DEVONPORT. YTTT,, A N T E D ' KNOW N.— That on and after this date all orders en trusted . to JOHN THOMPSON, practical saddler,1 1 ??Devonport, will receive prompt attention. ' - Miscellaneous. ?'?? 'Wavine,' ,: NATURE'S HAIR TONIC * ' ANDVCURLER. Can...
Another Murder AS MYSTERIOUS AS THE LAST. A LAD AND HIS PONY FOUND DEAD Brisbane, Sunday. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 9 January 1899
Another Murder AS MYSTERIOUS AS THE LAST. A LAD AND HIS PONY FOUND DEAD. Brisbane, Sunday. The news of the arrest of Richard Bur- gess on suspicion of having connection with the Gatton tragedy has been followed closely by the discovery of what appears to be still another diabolical crime. A lad named Alfred Hill, the son of a saddler at Goodna, left his home on De- &nbsp; cember 10 on a visit to some relatives. He was mounted on a pony, and though no- thing had since been heard of the boy, the pony was found a few days back in some scrub, shot through the forehead. This led to redoubled efforts by the searchers, and yesterday the dead body of the lad was discovered beneath some bushes, a distance of 300 yards from where the pony was found. The body was stripped of clothing, and was in an advanced state of decomposition. As to how and why the lad died there is yet no clue. The police are actively investigating.
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 9 January 1899
Births. FISHER.— On the 4th January, at "Chel &nbsp; vey," Davey street, Hobart, the wife of E. R. Fisher— a son. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; NICHOLS.— On the 4th January, at Evandale, the wife of S. Nichols— a daughter. &nbsp; Marriage TINGMAN - McKENZIE.— On the 21st Decem ber, 1898, at St. Martin's Church, Queens town, by the Rev. W. Harry Edwardes, William, fourth son of J. Tingman, Laun ceston, to Ada, youngest daughter of the late Kenneth McKenzie, Hobart. Deaths. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; CLANCY. — On the 5th January, at his parents' residence, No. 11 Victoria street, Launceston, James, eldest son of John and Nora &nbsp; Clancy, aged 21 years. - CALF.— On Thursday, December 29, at Ulver stone, Frederick John, infant son of F. and S. Calf, aged 4 weeks. &nbsp; MARTIN— At Exton, Henry Martin,- in his 88th year. &nbsp;
Queensland Murders. The Gatton Tragedy A MAN ARRESTED AT BUNYA. A SPERATE RESISTANCE REMANDED FOR EIGHT DAYS. Brishane, Sunday [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 9 January 1899
Queensland Murders. &nbsp; The Gatton Tragedy. A MAN ARRESTED AT BUNYA. &nbsp; A DESPERATE RESISTANCE. REMANDED FOR EIGHT DAYS. Brisbane, Sunday. Ever since the commission of the treble murder near Gatton on Boxing Night when two sisters and a brother were mur- dered, the former being cruelly outraged, the police have been scouring the country in the hope of finding some clue to the perpetrators, and at last their efforts ap- pear to have been crowned with success. The receipt of certain information caused a posse 'of officers to visit the Bunya Mountains, in the Dally district, and the result was the arrest of a man named Richard Burgess on a charge of com- plicity in the crime. The man made a desperate resistance, and the united efforts of four men were called into requisition before he was secured. When questioned, Burgess refused to give any account of his movements on the night of the murders, and told his questioners to "go to Hell." &nbsp; The man was ...
THE HOME [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 11 January 1899
THE HOME!*'1* To Polish' Steel Grates.— If rubbed .daily with a leather these ought to keep per fectly bright, but should rust appear, cover the grate with sweet oil, and leave it for 48 hours. Then rub with unslacked lime until all the rust disappears. To Keep Butter Fum in Summer :— Dissolve Id worth- of saltpetre in cold water and stand the butter crock in it, so that the saltpetre water may reach well up the sides. Cover it over with a wet cloth, the ends of which resting, in the saltpetre water will keep it constantly moist. This is nearly as good as icing the butter. :'?'?' Brown .Scones.— These^ will be found_ light and digestible for the' children and a welcome change from, bread and butter. Take lib wholemeal flour, put into it a pinch of salt, one and n half teaspoonful of baking powder, and rub into it smoothly £lb of lard. Work into a smooth dough with, a little milk, put a little white flour on a borod, and roll out the dough! to a thickness of about lin. Divide it with...
An Important Discovery. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 11 January 1899
An Important Discovery. w A preparation has been discovered, and is now procurable from the wholesale agent, for the preservation of Meat, Fish, Eggs, Bacon, Butter, etc. This prepara tion called, ' The Vinson Preservative,' is a registered patent and can be procured in Is6d bottles with full directions. Each bottle makes a gallon of solution, and all that is required is to dip the Meat or Fish into it and hang it up. Mr Buck, butcher at Devonport, had a piece of meat which was dipped in 'The1 Vinson Solution,' hanging for 3 weeks, and, it was perfectly sweet at the end of that period. It is perfectly harmless and could be taken in doses. _;No ^taste, smell, or discoloration. For Eggs, simply put as many into a wooden cask as will be covered by the Solution and they will keep any length of time._l'Full directions with each bottle. Per rail Is 6d each or 15s dozen ; per post free 2s each. Beware of imitations, Dossetor, Wholesale Druggist, Devonport, Sole Agent.
For the Ladies. DRESS AND FASHION. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 11 January 1899
For the Ladies. DRESS AND FASHION. Jackets. — Jacket bodices are likely to be an inseparable part of corning fashions, and the choice is endless. Those that are rounded in front come under the denom ination of the zouave, while the Eton is longer, straighter, and altogether more severe; it threatens to he the leading pattern. Mess jackets have a point in tho centre of the back and often arc sufficiently long to hide tho belt. Some of the lead ing dress makers are favoring the square fronted Russian cut. hut that forms onn of a triple garment, for it is set over a waisteoast that displays a shirt front at tho neck, unless it is a faithful copy of the peasant bodice, and is filled into tho throat with a pleated yoke of white cam bric or satin. A Pretty Pinafore. — A very pretty pina fore can be made in this way. It is com posed of very fine nainsook with a strip of really good embroidery back and front,' and one for each shoulder-strap. The sleeves consist of a frill of nainsook with ...