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Tasmanian. LAUNCESTON SHARE MARKET. Launceston, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 20 March 1899
Tasmanian. LAUNCESTON ? SHABE ' MARKET.^ - ? Launceston.' Fridav. The following sales were made on 'Change to-day :— Lyell Reserve, 3s 5d; Oceana, 3d; Silver Queen, 2s 2d. ? Launceaton, Saturday. - Colebrook shares at 4/6. was the only sale on 'Change to-day. Leading quota tions were : — Pinafore, b 3s 6d ; Tasmania, b.jE5,- s JE5 10s ; do. North, b 5s 9d, s 6s 5d ; Mt.Read, s 57s; Magnet, b47s6d, s 50s; ' Silver Queen, b Is9d, s 2s 4d ; Western, b 19s, s 22s 6d; Berry Consols, b 2s, s 2s 9d; Colebrook, b 4s '4d, s 5s 9d; Hercules;, b 20s 6d ; Lyell, b £8, s ..£8 6s; Central Lyell, b Is lOd ; Lj'ell Tharsis, b 26s, s 27s 6d ; Lyell Beserve, b 8s 6d ; Western Tharsi3, b Is 8d, s 2s ;. 1ft Black, 6s, s 6s 8d; Red Hills, b 5s ; Bischoff, b £31 15s, s j£32 10s; New Brothers- Home No. 1, b4s6d, 8 58.
BREACHES OF THE ACT. Launceston, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 20 March 1899
BREACHES OF THE LICENSING^ ACT. ** * Launceston, Fridav. This morning, at the Police Court, Sophia Ann Kenny, licensee of the Coach and Horses Hotel/was fined 25/ and costs for a breach of the Licensing Act on Sun day last. Ben. Denis, 'Arthur Stearnes, Joseph Alked and Thomas Lahey, for being on the premises, were fined 10/ and costs. Hugh Waters and James Mariner, for being in the Bath Arms Hotel on Sunday last, were similarly dealt with.
LAUNCESTON REQUIREMENTS. A LARGE ORDER. Launceston, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 20 March 1899
LAUNCESTON REQUIREMENTS. A LARGE ORDER. Launceston, Friday. This morning Messrs A. R. Fowler, M.H.A., R. J. Sadler, and M. J. Clarke, M.H.A., waited on the Premier (Sir Ed ward Braddon) and placed before him a number of local requirements. Among them were the erection of new buildings for invalids at Glen Dhu, widening of the South Esk Bridge, a reduction of the grade of the bridge over the North Esk at Tamar street, increased accommodation for the Technical School, a streets sub sidy, removal of the present gaol build ings and erection of others out of the city, retention of prison labor here for improv ing and beautifying the city, removal of the powder magazine, and facilities for shipment at tbe railway wharf. Sir Ed Ward promised to consider these matters, and the d£prfa35p.'thankedhim and with drew. / ' « '
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 20 March 1899
Deaths. Coe. — On March 14, at Hobart, Elizabeth, eldest daughter of the late Daniel and Elizabeth Coe, after a long and painful illness, aged 40 years. Firth. — On March 15, at the General Hos pital, Hobart, James Firth, late of Edin burgh, aged 38 years. Gaedneh. — On March 15, at 51 Macquarie street, Hobart, William, the dearly be loved husband of Margaret Gardner, aged 72 years. Mahshall:— On March 15, at Queen street, Zeehan, Annie, beloved wife of Percy Marshall. ' O'Malley.— On March 16, at the General Hospital, Lannceston, Thomas, eldest son of the late Patrick and Ann O'Malley, of Lower Piper, aged .- 1 years. Flowed. — On March 15, John Darker, the * dearly beloved husband of Margaret Mary Flower, ngedoo ycarsr ' ' .',..-' Workman. — On March 16, at his residence, 'Newington Cottage,' Richmond, Thomas Kemp Workman, late of Stoke, Newington, England, aged 86 years. &nbsp;
THE North Western Advocate Published every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday Morning. FAIR AND IMPARTIAL. MONDAY, MARCH 20, 1899 JUDGES AND JUDGES. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 20 March 1899
..'?? the '; . Publtilied every Monday, Wednesday, and ' Friday , Morning. FAIE AM) IHFABTIALi ? ; ? MOKDAT, MAJICE 20, 1899.-^ JUDGES ' AND JUDGES. Chief Justice Madden is, no doubt, exceedingly sorry that he indulged in Scriptural allusions when summing' up the evidence in the ' Boot Trunk Tra gedy.' Thekla Subbcrke may possess many points of .resemblance to Nell Gwynne, Peg ? Wbffington and Mary Magdalen, but the crowning glory - of the. Magdalen's career has yet to be at tained by the Victorian harlot. His Honor's comparison was certainly not a happy or tasteful one, but his critics in tbe Melbourne papers are clearly in the wrong when they declare that it was altogether inappropriate and displayed a lack of knowledge of the real character of Mary Magdalen. That, knowledge is - bequeathed to 113 by ' ' his - tory, and it certainly sustains the Chief Justice's allusion, else .why should the ' ? Church whose feel iugs are said to have been outraged delight to apply to the homes fo...
RAILTON. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 20 March 1899
RAILTON. . The usual monthly meeting was held in the new' trust room at Mrs Castles' re; sidence. Present:— Messrs H.. Jones (in the chair), Midgeley, Britton,Mahoney, and Sheean. ' ???': ? ' ' : The bank book' showed a balance of £33 18s 6d to the credit of the trust. ,-. '. The following accounts were:passed for payment:— A. C. Dean, tools', 18s 2d;'. G. vert, £2 10s. John Emmery, repairs to bridge, Bed -Water Creek, near-school,- i£3 ; L. Viney, culvert,' New Beia,! '35s;.--D. Sheehan, repairs to culver); and gravelling, 30s; Ed; Bramich,: cutting tree off road at Shady Sidej 3s. ??--,?. '-..?;'*'.,; The chairman stated that three 'inen were at work at Roe's Road, Messrs Eoe and Lockett doing the carting of grayeL free of charge. ._ ? ? ' ' . ?'? ' . The bridge on Kimberley road, near the township, was reported to be in a very bad state, and unsafe for traffic. It was decided,- on the; motion of Mr Midgeley, seconded by Mr Mahoney, that the miem- . bers visit the bridge after the...
Latrobe Turf Club ST. PATRICK'S DAY MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 20 March 1899
Latrofoc Turf iMu ST. PATRICK'S DAY MEETING. Tho Latrobo Turf Clu'o's annual meet ing on Friday List, St. Patrick's Day, passed off very successfully. The weather was pleasant, though somewhat threaten ing, and a slight freshening shower or two fell during tho day. The attoudanco of spectators was quite up to the average, in fact, an improvemontn o last year. A notable feature in tho assemblage was the largo percentage of lady visitors. At the outside gato the receipts were £32, and .£24 ISs was taken at the saddling pad dock, making a total of £56 18s or an increase of about J!10 on the admission money of last year. From a spectator's point of view the trysting ground possesses natural advantages that are unexcelled, there being a rise, capable of accommodat ing several thousands of people, from which is obtainable an uninterrupted view of the races from start to finish. This is one of tho features that has long since brought the meetings held under the aus pices of the club into g...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 20 March 1899
Overheard in Brisbane Street, Launces ton; two ladies between tho age of: 18 and 80. — First Lady : Oh dear 1 my poor head ; it is really terrible how I suffer. Second Lady: Are you subject to these terrible headaches, for they do seem to oppress you very much indeed. F.L. : Subject to them? Why, I have them regularly, and seem to be unable to get ? anything to relievo them. S.L. : Did you ever try those wafers called Dossetor's Indigestion Mixturo? They completely cured me, and I used to suiter most fear fully. Fairthorno and all chemists in Tasmania keep them ; they are done up in pretty boxes, and are 2s 6d each. For Headacho, Biliousness, Palpitation of the Heart, and Sluggish Liver they havo no equal,* -Why is it absurd to expect, a pretty girl to be candid?— Because she cannot be plain. : . The French, press expresses astonish ment and alarm at the completeness of the Anglo-German entente cordiale. ?-- ^Wanted.- ?' / Fat; Bottles, and 21b Treacle ?? ?????.-; ?-?twm.^M;.: ?'???...
Naval Drill at Sydney. AN EXTRAORDINARY INCIDENT. Sydney, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 20 March 1899
Naval Drill at Sydney. AN EXTRAORDINARY INCIDENT. ..'.? . Sydney, Thursday. During the recent drill manoeuvres in Sydney Harbor a party from H.M.S. Royal Arthur laid . a 5001b submarine countermine in Spectacle Bay, near Middle Harbor. When the mine was taken up two days later it was found that it had been struck by a passing steamer, and, fortunately for the steamer, had not exploded, although the contact was so se vere that a portion of one of the propeller blades of the steamer was left in the casing of the charge. It was decided, as the mine had thus been proved defective for offensive purposes, to use it for experi menting whether, if fired within 300ft of the ordinary ground mines, it would cause them to explode. This experiment was carried out yesterday under the direction of Admiral Pearson, and, so far as can be at present -ascertained, the ground mines were unaffected by the discharge of the man-of-war countermine.
STOWAWAYS ON THE PATEENA Launceston, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 20 March 1899
STOWAWAYS ON THE PATEENA Launceston, Friday. Last night, after the Fateena had cleared Queenscliff, on her usual trip to Launceston, two stowaways were dis- - covered under some bunks in the steerage. The men, who gave their names as James Gallagher and Charles - Manson, were handed over to the police on the arrival of the vessel here to-day. ?* Launceston, Saturday. -** At the .Police Court this ' morning * James Gallagher and Charles Manson, stowaways on the Pateena, were sent to gaol for 14 days.
Breach of Promise Action. £2.000 DAMAGES CLAIMED. CONTEMPT FOR LINEAGE. Sydney, Thursday [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 22 March 1899
Breach of Promise Action. JE2.000 DAMAGES OLAIMED. CONTEMPT FOR LINEAGE. . Sydney, Thursday. An action for breach of promise,' in which .£2,000 damages is claimed, was begun in the Jury Court to-day, before the Chief Justice. The plaintiff, Bertha Cligny, who admitted that she sometimes signed herself Cligney de Boissac, after ? her mother, is a prepossessing young lady, I whilo tho defendant. Arthur Francis I Bassett Hull, is a member of the Tas manianbar, though at present employed in the General Post Office, Sydney. Plaintiff's story was that she was adopted when 14 years old by Mrs Fawns, a rela tive, in Tasmania. In 1889 defendant met her and proposed to her, but she refused him. She met him . again in Sydney in 1897, after she had been absent in England, and became engaged to him, but in May last differences arose, and she wrote breaking off the engagement. ' He' wrote in reply, addressing her as 'My poor childie,' and adding, ' So you con sider that vou are not in the least s...
Floriculture in Schools. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 22 March 1899
Floriculture in Schools. An interesting experiment is about to be tried by the London School Board. It has been found that when ever ihi« hrad mistress of an infant ?chool tnkcs mm interest in the cul tivation of floni'i-s nnd vegetables, and it ib possible to irrow them about the place, thfiy aro of immense use in the curriculum. It h:ia been decided, therefore, to encourage floriculture in schools whero the facilities are available. Tt-acher» who desire to take advantage of the scheme will receive a mm of monpy for the purchase of seed*, small flower-pots, hyacinth ghwex, iroul'l, and other requisites. A further allowance will be made to enable) teachers to buy old packing cases, to bo cut into Sower-boxes. During the puinmer holidays the childrnn will take the flowers home, and teuH thorn there, returning them to. Ihe Kchool at the close of the Yucnt.iqii. The idea is on excellent one, ami b™Mc-s hutping to brighten schoolrooms nud playgrounds should hare useful u'diicmiunul resu...