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CUSTOMS DUTIES. [Newspaper Article] — The West Australian — 16 November 1880
CUSTOMS DUTIES. Epitome of Duties received bv the Collector of I Customs at the port of Fremantle, during the Cus. toms month, September, 1880, under 43rd Vic- toria, No. 25. Items entered. Bate of Duty. £ s. Bacon, Hams & Tongues 3d. per lb. 67 0 Beer, Cider, and Perry Is. per gal. 1040 0 Butter. 2d. per lb. 46 5 Cheese. 3d. " 19 19 Cigars and Snuff ... 5s. " 28 0 Cocoa and Chocolate ... 2d. " 19 " Coffee or Chicory ... 2d. ,, 15 4 Confectionery. 4d. " 40 5 Fruit, Dried (not inclu- ding Dates), ... 3d. " 302 19 Ginger. ~" ~ ~ Hops .4d. " l8 2 Malt .2s. per bus. 73 12 Oils (mineral). 6d. pergal. 44 15 Onions .*.10s. per ton Nil. Pepper.3d. per lb. 15 16 Potatoes .10s. per ton 27 10 Bice .Is. percwt. 2 9 Sago .Id. per lb. Nil. Salt . 10s ."per ton 12 3 Soda, Crystal. 20s. per ton 10 16 Spices. 3d. per lb. 4 13 Spirits, Cordials, Strong Waters ... 15s. pergal. 2020 10 Sugar, Molasses, and Treacle . 4s. per cwt. 30 15 Tea . 4d. per lb. 109 13 Tobacco (Manufactured) 3s. " 643 7 ...
CORRESPONDENCE. [Newspaper Article] — The West Australian — 16 November 1880
£0»RESf8W©EM£E. No notice can be taken of anonymous communications Every letter must be accompanied by tbe name and ad. dress of tbe writer, not necessarily for publication, but as a guarantee of good faitb. We in all cases claim tbe rigbt to abbreviate or correct couummicat ons. Unless accompanied by a stamped envelope, we cannot guarantee tbe return of declined MSS. Correspondents wbo persist in writing on botb sides of tne paper, in violation of our rule, cannot expect tbeir com. munications to be published.
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The West Australian — 16 November 1880
THROUGH TO FREMANTLE Steam from Melbourne and Ade- laide, via Albany, Vasse, and Bunbury to Fremantle. MONTH OF NOVEMBER. m HE s.S.OTWAY will X be despatched from »the above ports as under : MELBOURNE-Monday, November 22nd. ADELAIDE-Friday, November 26th. JAMES LILLY & CO, Agents. Fremantle, Nov. 13th, 1880. Steam to Albany, via Bunbury and Vasse, with the SECOND FORTNIGHTLY NOVEM- BER English Mails. fTUlE s.S. L ROBROY, ^sailsas above, on MONDAY afternoon, November 15, at half-past three. JAMES LILLY & CO., Agents. Fremantle, November 3, 1880. Wool to London ! Wool to London ! w "E are prepared to under- take the through tran _^sit of wool to London via Adelaide, per steam or first class sailing vessel. Freight and Insurance at lowest rates. JAMES LILLY & CO. Agents s.s " Rob Roy and Otway." Fremantle, Sept. 24th, 1880. First Wool Ship for London, THE composite-built clipper " HELENA MENA," ,A 1, 16 years, 673 tons register, _^Edward Marsh, commander, will s...
AUCTIONEER'S REPORT. West Australian Office, Nov. 16. [Newspaper Article] — The West Australian — 16 November 1880
AUCTIONEEB'S BEPOBT. West Australian Office, Nov. 16. James Morrison, stock agent and auctioneer, reports : At my annual sale of show and other stock, after the W. A. Agricultural Association's show, on Nov. 11th, there was a larger attendance of buyers than in past years. The sales com- menced at 9.30 a.m., nnd sheep were taken first. On account of Mr. H. B. Lefroy, I sold a colonial-bred ram at £4 ; colonial bred ewes at 22s. per head ; ram lambs, at £5 10s. per head ; ewe lambs at £2 5s. per bead (all by imported merinos). Fat wethers at 9s. 6d. per head. On account of Messrs. W. & G. Paterson, I disposed of ram lambs at £310s. per head ; fat wethers (prize) at 25s. per head. Mr. Padbury's prize bullocks were withdrawn at .£18 and .£19 each. His pure- bred young bull, " Waterloo" was withdrawn at £70, and is for immediate sale, (price 100 guineas) -and cheap at the money. On account of Mr. W. Brockman, I sold a nine months roan, shorthorn bull, for £30 ; and, on account o...
COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE. MELBOURNE WOOL MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — The West Australian — 16 November 1880
COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE. MELBOURNE WOOL MARKET. Messrs. Elder and Younghusband, in their monthly report dated October 28th, referring to the Melbourne wool market, say : " Our last summary was dated the 30th ult., since when we have to report the opening of the season's sales here, the first of which was held on the 6th inst., before a very large attendance of English, Scotch, and Continental buyers, in addition to the local buyers for our woollen mills and shippers. Unusual interest was evinced in the event, and the biddings commenced with great spirit, atan advance of from nine to ten per cent, on last season's opening rates. The sales which have followed this have well maintained the opening rates ; and, from the large number of orders which arti known to be in buyers' hands, we anticipate that an unusual quantity of the season's clip will be sold in this market. Up to the present, about 19,000 bales have found purchasers at rates which cannot but be highly satisfactory to grower...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The West Australian — 16 November 1880
STRAYED STOCK NOTIC13S. Notice. THE undermentioned cattle, having comple- tely destroyed two fields of corn at Wood - lands, are now IMPOUNDED there, and, if not claimed and removed in the time allowed by law, will be SOLD to pay expenses : Red and white cow branded 2E on near shoulder. Red and white steer, same brand on near rump. Red and white cow, same brand on near rump. Yellow and white cow, same brand on near rump. Strawberry and white steer, same brand on near rump. Red aud white steer ¡jB conjoined on off rump. White cow, red spotted neck, 2E on near rump. Red and white steer, same brand on near rump Yellow and white cow, 2C on off ribs. Red and white heifer, HC, on near ribs, piece off left ear. _ Red and white cow jy£ conjoined on near rump ; WE on near ribs ; piece off each ear. Red and white yearling bull ; no brand risible. Dark red and white cow, branded 2E on near rump. Brindle and white cow, same brand on near rump. _ Yellow and white cow ]yj conjoined on near rump ;...
WESTERN AUSTRALIAN AGRICULTURAL ASSOCIATION. ANNUAL SHOW. [Newspaper Article] — The West Australian — 16 November 1880
WESTERNAUSTRALIANAGRI- GULTURAL ASSOCIATION. ANNUAL SHOW. The fifth annual show in connection with the Wester» Australian Agricultural Association was held at Guildford on Wednesday, the 10th inst. There was a large attendance of visitors from Perth and adjacent districts, the influx of strangers giving an unusually animated appearance to the pretty little township where the exhibition was held. The show itself was on the' whole, satis- factory, and, in some respects, particularly so. Of the show of horses, however, little can be said. Although there are irany imported horses in the colony-some even as near as Perth-none put in an appearance; and hence the Society saved .£14 of offered prize money. The exhibits of roadster entires were confiued to two, one belonging to His Lordship Bishop Salvado-a dark bay or brown, with splendid top stories but indifferent legs ; the other, a very pretty brown of Mr. Hamersley's, but hardly large enough for breeding carriage horses from. A prize w...
SHIPPING NEWS. ARRIVALS—FREMANTLE. [Newspaper Article] — The West Australian — 16 November 1880
SHIPPING NEWS ARRIVALS-FREMANTLE. Nov. 12.-ODALISK, brigantine, 267 tons, E. Langlois, from Adelaide. 15.-ROB ROY, s.s., 267 tons, R. A. Eng- land, from Champion Bay. Passengers Messrs. A. 6. Rosser, R. Fairbairn, Mr. and Mrs. Hamersley, and Revd. T. Bird. DEPARTURES. Nov. 12.-PLANET, schooner, 64 tons, C. Morgan, for Cossack via Sharks Bay. Passen- gers - Mr. and Mrs. Barnard, J. Dean, C. Doush, Mr. Randall, Mr. Hale, Mr. Burrows, Wm. Stewart, Isaac Ceaser. VESSELS IN HARBOB. Sarah Bunyeat, barque, Lilly &lt;fc Co., agents. Sarah Ann, barque, loading at Rockingham ; Jarrahdale Timber Co., Agents.* Dolphin,barque, discharging; Jarrah Timber Co., agents. Amur, barque, discharging ; W. E. Marmion & Co.. Agents. Helena Mena, barque, loading for London ; 6. Shenton, Agent. Odalisk, brigantine, discharging, J. & W. Bateman, agents.
OCCASIONAL NOTES. LOCAL AND GENERAL. [Newspaper Article] — The West Australian — 16 November 1880
@CeiSÍ8NA3L MSTES. LOCAL AND GENEMAL. A déjeuner, consisting of South Australian tinned meats, preserved fruits in syrup, together with South Australian wines and other products, was given by Mr. E. J. Willshire (the representa- tive of Messrs. D. & J. Fowler, of Adelaide), in the hall of the Mechanics' Institute on Friday last, the 12th inst. About forty gentlemen sat down at the tables, all the arrangements in connection with which had been entrusted to Mrs. James, of the Freemason's Hotel, who did her part admir- ably. The chair was occupied by the Mayor (Mr. Shenton, M.L.C.) Among those present were the Acting Attorney General, the Colonial Surgeon, Mr. S. H. Parker, M.L.C, Dr. Scott, Mr. Sept. Burt, M.L.C, Messrs. Padbury, Monger, Hab- good, Glyde, Moore, Hooley, Morrison, Barnfield, Anderson, Smyth, Solomon, Ferguson, Courthope, Mumme, Wilkinson, etc.-the company, it will be observed, forming quite arepresentative gathering, and comprising most of the leading merchants...
COUNTRY LETTERS. (From our own correspondents.) NORTHAM, Nov. 10. [Newspaper Article] — The West Australian — 16 November 1880
StmCfíX LETTERS. (From our omi correspondents ) NORTHAM, Nov. 10. On Wednesday and Sunday last, we were blessed with a good downpour of rain, which has proved of much benefit to the wheat crops -though too late to do much good to the late sown wheat, much of which has been cut for hay. It astonishes everyone that the wheat preserves such a vitality under the scorching weather we have had off and on for weeks past. Our annual festivals have passed over on the whole successfully. As regards the number of people, I do not remember seeing so many pre- sent for years, and a stranger must have been struck by the almost reckless manner with which money was spent by the crowds of men assem- bled at the various hotels, giving one an idea of anything but "bad times." The bushman's annual cheque wa3 speedily ' melted,' and they returns doubtless to another year's toil and self denial, as a preparation for another week's " spree" in '81. And bo the years pass on, until the last scene of all, fo...
THE WEST AUSTRALIAN. VIGILANS ET AUDAX PERTH, TUESDAY, NOV. 16,1880. [Newspaper Article] — The West Australian — 16 November 1880
WEST ÄilSTlAMAN. Yigilaxs et Audax PEBTR, TUESDAY, NOV. 16,1880. "We abe strongly inclined to agree with the opinion expressed by His Excellency the Govebxob at the Western Australian Agricultural Society's dinner,-that "he did not himself think that much harm would be. done if a reference to politics were allowable on such occasions." In a colony, all questions of public interest, and more especially such matters as the de- velopment of its pastoral and agricultural industries, are so indissolubly connected with what we are in the habit of calling 'politics,' that to taboo the latter at a gathering such as that of the Central Agri- cultural Society's dinner, which should be one of the most important social meetings of the year, precludes the possibility of any really useful interchange of ideas. To num- berless questions, such for instance as the disposal of lands, the construction of rail- ways, the upkeep of roads, etc., allusions cannot possibly be avoided in s|)eaking at all fu...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The West Australian — 16 November 1880
THE "WEST AUSTRALIAN." -o A First-Class Bi-Weekly Newspaper Publishixg Days : TUESDAYS and FRIDAYS. It is the only paper in the colony published offener than once a week. TERMS OP SUBSCRIPTION : 5s. pee QUARTER ; 20s. PER ANNUM. THE quarters terminate on the 31st of Mareil, 30tli June, 30th September and 31st December, at which periods ONLY can Sub- scribers decline, by giving notice in writing, and paying the amount due to the end of the quarter then current. Persons desirous of subscribing during -the cur- rency of a quarter will only be charged from the date «f their commencing, Subscribers who do not give written notice to the contrary, are considered as wishing to continue their subscription ; and it is particulary requested that persons forwarding notices for insertion will state the number of times they shal appear. As an Advertising medium the " WEST AUS- TRALIAN " offers special advantages, not possess- ed by any other Western Australian newspaper. It circulates largely thr...
FARM AND STATION. WOOL GROWING AND MERINO BREEDING By.Mr.J. S. H. SCHMIDT. (Continued.) THE NATURE OF THE WOOL FIBRE. [Newspaper Article] — The West Australian — 19 November 1880
ÏAfiM AM® STAT». WOOL GROWING AND MERINO BREEDING ; ; By; Mr.. J. S. H. Schmidt. (Continued.) THITKÀTURir'Ot'THE WOOL'FIBRIV . Truenes«.-A wool fibre is true if it exhibits the 'samé diameter in^every^pact, or in other words, if it has an equal fineness from the top to the bottom of the staple. 'As* the formation of the waving materially depends upon the diameter of the fibre, it follows that the waves must be larger in the thicker parts and smaller in the finer parta of the wool hair. The irregularity of form, to!which We give thename of untrueness, may bo observed in two ways. The hair itself may be of unequal thickness in different parts of it j in this case we speak of untrueness of-the wool huir. * The irregu- larity refers not to the single hair so much as to the different structure of the several hairs that com- pose the same staple, and we say now the staple is untrue. There are chiefly two reasons why un- trueness is objectionable ; firstly, fibres of unequal diameter do no...
INTER-COLONIAL. STBIKE AMONG RAILWAY LABORERS. ADELAIDE, Nov. 16. [Newspaper Article] — The West Australian — 19 November 1880
INTER-COLONIAL. STBIKE AMONG EAILWAY LAB- OREES. . Adelaide, Nov. 16. The strike among the laborers on the Narine Railway has ended. (Advt. )-Holloway's Pills.-Disorders of the Kidneys, known by the deeply-seated pain in the back and scanty secretion of water, can be arrested in their distressing and rapid course by these re- gulating Pills. Their highly tonie and strength- ening properties prevent the impoverishment of the blood and the derangement of circulation charac- teristic of kidney disease, and often ending in par- ta! or.general dropsy. Experience has proved th* almost unvaried success obtained when Holloways Pills are taken in the earlier stages, and the case they afford when the complaint is more advanced. They relax the hot and parched shin, overcome the attendant costiveness, induce a copious secre- tion M the kidneys, which are the harbingers of disease departing and health returning
TELEGRAPHIC NEWS BRITISH AND FOREIGN. [ASSOCIATED PRESS] TRICKETT'S DEFEAT. LONDON, Nov. 15. Hanlan (the Canadian oarsman) beat Trickett (the Sydney sculler) in the race for the Thames championship, to-day, by three lengths. ESTABLISHMENT OF A TECHNICAL COLLEGE. LONDON, Nov. 15. [Newspaper Article] — The West Australian — 19 November 1880
TliEJlAMÏ^jnWS BRITISH and foreign. [Associated Pkess/J , TBICKETT'S BEFEAT. Loxpos-, Nov. 15. Hanlan (the &lt; . Canadian - oaramañ) . - beat Trickett (the Sydney sculler) in the race for the Thames championship',' to-day, hy three lengths. ESTABLISHMENT OF A TECHNICAL COLLEGE. - . . . Lennox, Nov. IS. \ The city Guilds are making arrangement» for the establishment of a great Technical College, at Kensington. This, it is hoped, will render innocuous tho report of the Boyal Commission on the working of the city Guilds, which condemned the manner in which the Guilds are carrying out their duties. THE ALBANIANS 1ND DFLCIGNQ. LoKBON, Nov. 15. The Albanians have definitively expressed their determination not to surrender Dul cigno to the Montenegrins. ?> POSITION OF AFFAIBS IN BASUTO LAND. Cape Towjt, Nov. 14. The position of affairs in Basutoland is daily growing more serious. The hostile tribes continue to rise inconsiderable num- bers, the colonial forces being evidently u...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The West Australian — 19 November 1880
Births, Marriages, and Deaths. MARRIED. PETHER - COLE.-On the 7th instant, at St. George's Cathedral, by the Very rev. the Dean of Perth, Carlton Richard, eldest son of R. Pether, Government Printer, to Eliza Jane Manning Cole, third daughter of the late Thos. Cole, Tavis- tock, Devonshire.
BUTTER-MAKING AND BUTTERJUDGING. To THE EDITOR OF THE WEST AUSTRALIAN. [Newspaper Article] — The West Australian — 19 November 1880
BUTTER-MAKING AND BUTTER JUDGING. To the Editor of the West Australian. Sir,-Will yon allow me space hi your valu- able journal to make a few remarks concerning the fresh butter exhibits at the late Agricultu- ral Shows of 1879 and 1880. First of all I would ask, What is really good fresh butter ? Why, certainly not that which obtained first prize at the above shows, for in both cases it 1 contained a large proportion of butter-milk, and consequently would not keep many days. Good butter should not contain one particle of j butter-milk ; and in order to prove this} the rolls should be cut fair in two, and then, if the butter showed any particle of the milk, it should be condemned. This method of testing butter is the only guarantee that good butter-makers have, that their ability in making it will ba'established, and for this reason : Some exhibitors live long distances from the show grounds, while others live probably within a few hundred yards. These latter persons could, by using...