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An Inglorious Death. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 22 March 1899
An Inglorious Death.' It is a sadly pathetic Btory which relates the inglorious death of Edward GeorgejTomsett, a private in the 21st L»ncers: (soys a London paper). He was a native of Ashford, and had en listed at Canterbury some eight years ago. Only the other day he wos in the thick of the fightat Omdurman. charg ing with , his fellow troopers through the Dervish tanks, in one of the most brilliant, if not the most useful of the' gallant episodes of that memorable day. ? Then he wbh invalided home, was tended at Netley Hospital! and on bis. convalescence was discharged. /With two boon~ companions, one from the ?Wanribk regiment, and the otber.from the Irish! Fusileers, Tomsett pot into a train for., Xondon, and on arrival at Waterloo: all three were found dead drunk and helpless, and removed like sacks from the carriags to tbe plat form. The other two, with the aid of stomach pumps and other appliances at St. Thomas' Hospital, slowly re covered 5 but the private from the 21st Lan...
HIGHLAND SHEPHERDS AND THEIR DOGS. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 22 March 1899
HIGHLAND SHEPHERDS AND THEIR DOGS. In the Highlands of Scotland it has long been the standard rule with' shep- herds toTteep two dogs, and occasionally a young ' reserve.' One dog is taught in English, the other in Gaelic. By this' means a couple can be kept working at the same time, and on different parts of the ground, without any danger of con fusion. The almost invariable rule, is to give the gathering dog English, and tho drivingone Gaelic. Gathering is by far the more important branch, because tho dog has to uso his ejes well in searching hollows,, and to put his judgment into play when the sheep ha\e broken ground and ithera'aro i difficult paths to negotiate. A first-class gathering dog may change hands at a pretty high figure, hence the importance of training him in English.
HOW BRETON EGGS ARE PRODUCED. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 22 March 1899
HOW BRETON EGGS ARE PEODDCED. ' ;. .;,?'? An English resident in Brittany sends'* to tho 'Western Morning Nowb' an ac count of how the Breton, eggs are pro duced for the English market.' : It is 'certainly not a plan winch will recommend itself to Australian farmers. 'To farm poultry on the Breton system,' he says; 'you must live with your family on a small holding of about 15 acres. You must all lhe, eat, and sleep in the same room, and lot the hens lay their eggs under your bed, if you have one. Only about one ' farm' in 10 rises to the dignity of keeping a rooster ; ? and 'never— well, hardly ever — does any farmer indulge in the reckless extravagance of eating an, egg. Nor does he over give his fowls any gram. When they run out of doors they may steal what they oan.'
White Versus Black. DARING. OUTRAGE IN GEORGE. NINE NEGROES LYNCHED. London, March 18. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 22 March 1899
White Versus Black. DARING OUTRAGE IN GE0RGE&. NINE NEGEOES LYNCHED. London, Maroh 18. ? A daring outrage has been committed in the State of Georgia, which illustrates the hostile feeling that exists between the whites and the negroes in the Southern States of America. In Palmetto, a village in Camnbell L.ounty, Georgia, 25 miles' south-west of Atlanta, nine negroes had been imprisoned on a charge of having1 attempted to burn tho village. One hundred and sixty white men on horseback rode into the village, and surrounded the gaol. The negroes were brought out, placed against tho wall, and shot. Some of them were not killed outright, and lay on the ground: writhing in their agony. - The scenes that followed were most dis-~ tressing as the wives and children of the murdered men rushed to the spot, and their cries and lamentations were very painful to hear. The Governor of Georgia, Mr Allen D. Candler, has offered a reward for the arrest of anyof the persons concerned in the out...
TAMWORTH PIGS TO THE FRONT. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 22 March 1899
TAMWORTH PIGS TO THE FKONT.t At the Brantford show (Canada) the':' great feature was the splendid display 'of , bacon, hogs. The ' competing animals-1* were slaughtered, left to cool over night,-)** and judged next day by experts from tho '^ backing houses. Tho breeds represented 7 were r iorKsnires, Tamwortns, i^uroc-f_, Jerseys, Poland Chinas, Chesters, and' Berkshires. The first, second, and third ., ' prices went to Tamworth. - The*-:' exhibition of bacon hogs was regarded as'Q the best ever held in the country. - ^ \;l
Shipping. DEVONPORT. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 22 March 1899
Shipping. JKEVOXPORT. AlUUVED. March 19— Australia, bs, 459 tons, W. J. Rogers, from Strahan. March 20— Mecindcrry, ss, 111 tons, W. Madden, from Strahan. March 20— Dorset, ss, 100 tons, W. Holyman, jun,, from Stanley. March 21— Orowaiti, ss, 453 tons, J. M'Nair, from Strahan. SAILED. March 19— Australia, ss, 459 tons, W. J. Rogers, for Launceston. Maroh 20— Dorset, ss, 106 tons, W. Holyman, jun., for Stanloy. March 20— Amy, ss, 76 tons, J. Holy man, for Launceston. March 21— Thistlo, ss, 49 tons, J. Reid, for Port Sorrell. . March 21— Kini, ss, 1,122 tons, M. F. Livingstone, for Strahan. Maroh 21— Orowaiti, ss, 453 tons, J. M'Nair, for Melbourne. March 21— Wave, ketch, 25 tons, J. Davis, for Wynyard. EXPORTS. March 21— P.er ss Orowaiti, for Mel bourne. — 229 bgs potatoes, 100 bgs peas, G.H.Webb; 450 bgs potatoes, 250 bgs onts, North- Western Farmers' Association; 62 bags potatoes, J. Halley. 'Australia, ss, arrived from Strahan at 11 o'clock on Sunday night, and after landing- pass...
Commercial. The "Advocate "Office, Tuesday Evening. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 22 March 1899
Commercial. The ' Advocate ' Office, Tuesday Evening. Un tho departure of the ss Tekapo on Sunday morning it was estimated that fully 8,000 sacks of potatoes still remained ~ on tho wharves, and these have been added to by deliveries during yesterday and to-day. This week there are three steamers announced to leave for Sydney ? the sa Taieri to-morrow (Wednesdav), to tako away potatoes, straw, etc., left over - from last week, the sa Easby on her usual ? trip on Friday, n: ul the ss Kini on Satur day. Tliia should mean that the presont itocks and those to come forward should ?11 get away this week.- It would appear as if deliveries of potatoes will bo heavy this week,.for from all accounts digging is proceeding vigorously in the various dis tricts. The quotations are from 35/ to 40/, and some dealers thing the former figure Is quite high enough, as they incline to the opinion that the market is likely to be 'tricky.' Wheat is coming forward .' freely, as also lire outs ; tho latter ...
For the Farmers. THE SEASON IN VICTORIA. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 22 March 1899
For the Tanners. .'? THE SEASON IN VICTORIA.'^ The weather is becoming a inattor,'^-fp serious import to pastoralists and agricnl-.v turists, but particulary to the 'former^ (states last Saturday's 'Australasian').^ The state of the country in some parts of - Ejvorina is deplorable, and unloss a good ? ram tails tnis month tho lambing will be *. a complete failure. But this is not'the -; wo'kJ; thing that is threatened by the rain ijKjimgjOffW^aieiu autumn. In order' i» savB'?fiJtyni''^rJbrn' star^tion'* 'mai-y thousands of sheep ,were sent ' from Bivcrina runs for the' summer moths. v' These sheep will be stalled on thoir^re turn journey by the end of the present , month, and unless a good rainfall occurs in tho meantime the sheep will bo brought faco to face with the starvation they were sent ;. away to avoid. The fanners are looking anxiously for a good rainfall to facilitate ploughing operations ; the ex perience of the past dry years being that good cultivation and early sowing...
REMARKABLE DRAUGHT MARES. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 22 March 1899
EEMAEKABLE DRAUGHT MARES. There has been a deal of correspondence lately in tho English agricultural journals as to what ago domestic annuals will live to and breed. Among the most interest ing instances brought forward is one in which Professor Wallace, of Edinburgh, has placed it on record that at Boby, in : loHb, he saw a crossbred more wnieh was breeding' at the age of 32 years, and had : given birth to 20 foals, in 20 consecutive, years.' ' MrW. F. D. Smith, M.P. (writes the 'Field'), 'is the owner of a very re-' markable draught mare. No w 26 ' years old, this wonderful animal has bred 20 colts, and most of them, like herself, are roans. It is stated that at one of the annual ^valuations ten of her colts, all roans, wero standing in one stable, and, - moreover, Poppet, as the -worthy old , matron is named, claims as her offspring, J direct or indirect, nearly all the 50 work , horses on her owner's farm in Bucks. . ?..
AN ENORMOUS YIELD OF OATS. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 22 March 1899
AN ENOEMOUS YIELD OF OATS. There; have been several notices this year ofvery heavy crops in theneighborhood of Mount Gambier, but the following, given by the 'Border Watch,' is, wo think,- tho highest yield that has been harvested for many years in Australia: — 'MrA.F.W. Gladigon, of Glencoe, in forms us that he had a small field of eight acres .. and a half last season under a variety of oat known as .'Calcutta.': Prom this he reaped 168 bags, ejual to 80J- bushels to th'e acre.' ?-.„--
Mersey Marine Board. THE MONTHLY MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 22 March 1899
Mersey Marine Board. THE MONTHLY MEETING. The ordinary monthly meeting of the Mersey Marino Board was held on Mon day. Present: Mr D.. Cocker ? (Master Warden), and Wardens M'Call, Gibson, Holyman, Murray, Budge, Atkinson. ' . CORRESPONDENCE. - .- - The Minister of Lands replied with re gard to the Board's application for unex I pended balance of £90 applied -for to im prove the Latrobo Inlet, stating that the balance was £80, and would be available for the purpose indicated. The Master Warden reported that the requisite voucher for' the amount had been prepared and forwarded to tho department. .From Marino Board, Hobart, stating that the request with regard to providing tide signals at Devonport had been 're ferred to the Lighthouse Committee. The Master Warden reported he had spoken to Captain Evans (Master' Warden of the Hobart Marine Board) on the occasion of that gentleman's visit to Devonport recently, and obtained an expression of opinion from him favorable to the Board's req...
THE North Western Advocate. Published every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday Morning. FAIR AND WPARTUL. WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22, 1809. FEDERATION. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 22 March 1899
THE PuUUhed etery Monday, Wednesday, and Friday Morning. FAIR AND UPABTIAL. WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22, 1S09. . FEDERATION. The Legislative Council of. New South Wales has sprung a surprise upon the Federal party, and. revived once more the complications which preceded stbe Conference' of Premiers in 'Melbourne. The Council has decided that the vote of the people of New South Wales shall not- be taken until three months after the adoption of the amended Bill now before Parliament, and they have further stipulated that a decision of the voters shall only be effective if one-fourth of those on the electoral rolls of the Colony vote in favor of it. Unquestionably the Legislative Conncil of New 'Sorts' AVales is well within its rights iii the action it has taken ; whether the course adopted is a wise one is quite another matter. . - '- The delay in taking- the pell is likely to strengthen the Federal party rather than the provincialists, for it will enable the Premier and Mr Barton to stump th...
Attempted Bank Robbery. NATIONAL' BANK, GORMANSTON. OPERATIONS INTERRUPTED. DYNAMITE MISSES FIRE. Gormanston, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 22 March 1899
Attempted Bank Robbery. NATIONAL 'BANK; /JORMANSTON. | OPERATIONS INTERRUPTED. \ DYNAMITE MISSES FIRE.' - - Gormanston, Monday. ' An attempt was made to rob the .local branch of the National Bank' at 9 'o'clock on Saturday night. The A bank :was entered by prisirg up the 'window at 'the back of the premises. The robbers bored a hole in the' safe. by means of: a. ratchet brace. The hole was -loaded with dyna mite. A fuse was attached and fired, but by some means the fuse,did did burn. ? They also had the safe covered with bags of sand to deaden the report of the shot.' When one of the' officials arrived he dis covered a light in the bank. He immedi ately acquainted Constable Egan, who en tered by the front' door. '? The Trobbers, however, escaped by the back door, taking two loaded revolvers with them. , In their hurry to quit the bank they left the ratchet bitr a new chisel and an. , axe. Constable Egan reported the matter to the manager of; the Queenstown branch of the bank, who wa...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 22 March 1899
Overheard in Brisbane Street, Launces ton; two ladies between the age of, 18 and 30.— 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? W^' * have them regularly, and seem to be unable to get anything to relieve them. S.L. : Did you ever try those-wafers called Do'ssetor's', Indigestion Mixture ? They completely cured me, and I used to suffer most fear fully. Fairthorne ' and all chemists in Tasmania keep them; they are done up in pretty boxes, and are 2s 6d each. For Headache, Biliousness, Palpitation of the Heart, and Sluggish ?Liver they have no equal.* ? Gilbey's Dry Gin.— Vide special report of Sir Chales Cameron, M.D. ? .:
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 22 March 1899
Business Notices. LOOK HEEE, NOW ! YOTJs WANT to know where to buy, do you ? ? . ^ ;u, YES, at rock bottom prices for CASH. YOU WANT 'the Very Best Quality consistent with the Price!you pay? YES. Well, take my tip, and you will never regret it — BARNES, AT THE BOOT MART, ULVERSTONE Is the man you arelooking for. He has Ladies', Genls', Girls', Boys', and Infants' BOOTS AND SHOES in endless variety and price. If it's a ijood SADDLE,5 Ladie-.' or Gents' ; a set of good CHAISE CAET HARNESS or BUGGY HARNESS ; a 8et of HEAVY CAET SADDLE and BKEECHINGS ; or anything else in SADDLERY, BARNES can supply you! Try Mm! THE BOOT MAST, TJLVEESTONE,
HOBART STOCK SALES. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 22 March 1899
HOBART STOCK SALES. Tho following soles were effected at the Hobart slaughter yards on Monday :— By Roberts andCo: 11 lambs, 10/9 to 11/3; 80 sheep,- 8/6 to 10/9 ; 40 lambs, 12/3 ; 81 lambs, 11/ to 11/8 ; 20 lambs, 14/9; 6 pigs, £2/10/6 to £1/8/; lpig,£2; carcase beef, 2Jd per lb ; 8 cattle, £5/2/6 to £9/12/6 ; 16 cattle, £9/10/ to £6/12/6 ; 80 sheep, 14/ to 15/; 67 sheep, 12/6 to 15/; 9 lambs. 12/6 to 12/3 ; 30 sheep, 11/9 ; 81 sheep, 12/ to 11/9 ; 99 sheep, 13/6 to 12/9; 26 lambs, 12/ to 11/9; 4 sheep, 20/9; 6 'sheep, 10/9 to 16/6. By J.. W. Abbott : 42 sheep, 17/3 to 18/9; 1 pig, 2/11/; carcase pork, 3 jd per lb.