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Commercial. The "Advocate" Office, Tuesday Evening. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 11 January 1899
Commercial. The 'Advocate' Office, , Tuesday Evening. . Operations in the potato market- are suspended for the present week, as there is no steamer, on the berth for Sydney ? ^j&xcept the Tekapo, to sail on the 20th inst. '~ Many hoped a steamer would have been on for the end. of tho present week, but there are none available. The quotation at Devonport this evening is nominally from £4 to H 5s. A small line sold this afternoon at £4 5s. Many of the producers were prepared 'to go on digging had there been a Bteamer on. The actual quantity shipped by the Kini for Sydney thismorningwasl,861bags,and they should — arrive at their destination in fair order as the late rains have cooled the ground, thus giving them a decent show. Many of those shipped are very green ; in fact, rather too much so for transportation, as they cannot reasonably be expected to stand the handling. Chaff is still quoted ... at 86s to 40s ; oats, Is lOd ; wheat, 2s lOd to 8s; 5ft palings, 7s to 7s 6d; 6ft...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 11 January 1899
. Special Advertisements, J. D. Hellewell, DENTIST, May be Consulted at Devonport, Tuesdays, at Laurence's, Chemist, 1.30 to 4.30. Ulverstone, at Lawson's Hotel, Friday follow ing First and Third Thursdays in each month, 1 to 4.30. ? , Sheffield, list Thursday in month, at Wilson's Hotel. - -;. . ' Deatiatryiaall its 'branches. THE ... MARKET REPORTS , IN THE 'NORTHWESTERN ? .'advocate,' TASMANIA!* And INTERCOLONIAL, THE BEST And ; : MOST COMPLETE. Sjrdaiy Produce ICadcit Reports a Speciality. N. W. COAST FAHMEHS WILL FIND ' TEE ADVOCATE A VALUABLE GUIDE - PHILOSOPHER, and '????? FEIEND. ^Specimen Copy mailed on receipt of Post Card with name and address. Change in the- weather. Heavy rain fell at 2 a'clock this morning. Wragge promises fine but cloudy weather. Sponge a grease spot with four table spoonfuls of alcohol to one of salt. To keep milk sweet add a teaspoonful of fine salt to every quart of now milk. Fire at Delorainc — A destructive1 fire- '. , jt&^ occurred ait D...
PENGUIN. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 11 January 1899
' PENGUIN. The monthly meeting 'of the Penguin Road Trust was held at Anthon's .Hotel, Penguin, on Saturday (writes our corres pondent). Present :— Messrs J. M'Kenna (chairman), J. Stott, A. Lillicd, J. Kaine, andE.Rockliff. The secretary intimated that the over seer (Mr Revell) was resigning his posi tion to secure a better one on the. railway now being constructed, but hod consented to continue with the trust for 7s 6d per day. It was resolved that the resignation be accepted, or Mr Bevell allowed to 're main on at the trust's terms ; MrLapham to be offered the position if vacated by Mr Revell. It was decided that members should in terview Sir Edward Braddon on Friday with regard to the completion of the Pine load deviation. : An amount of other business of a rou tine nature was transacted.
CABLES AND WIRES. British and Foreign. AMERICA AND THE PHILIPPINES. TROUBLE WITH THE INSUR-GENTS. London, January 8. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 11 January 1899
CABLES AND WipS, British and Foreign. AMERICA AND THE PHILIPPINES. TROUBLE WITH THE INSUR GENTS. London, January 8. The United States has ordered large reinforcements to Manilla,- tho capital of the Philippines. Brigadier Otis promises the Filipinos limited autonomy, but warns Emilc Aguinaldo, their leader, that he will be arrested if he refuses to:agrce to the terms of peace offered by America. It was intended to land State troops at Ho Do, one of the largest of the towns, but it is feared that if this is done the Filipinos will retaliate by destroying tho town. London, January 9. Tiie Filipinos have saturated all the buildings of Ho Ho with kerosene, find declare their intention to fire tho town should the Americans attempt to land.
TABLE CAPE. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 11 January 1899
TABLE CAPE. The monthly meeting of the Table Cape Eqad Trust was held at Mrs Byrne's Coffee Palace on Saturday last. Present : — Messrs E. Cooper (chairman), C. J. Mackenzie (M.H.A.), T. TJ. Duniam, C. J.' Fenton, Thos. B. Margetts, J. Mayne, and'E. Stutterd. . - . ??: The following accounts were passed for payment : — Messrs Harris and Co., Ltd., £1 4s 8d; A. Higgins, 15s; J.-Milton, £2 ; L. Poke, 7s 6d i G. A. Alexander, £1 10s ; J. Hardman, £5 17s ; W. Smart, £1 4s; O. Kinch,'-e4 7s;'.M. H. Byrne; ^£3; J. Broomhall, £%; C Burgess, .. £l ; H. Joyce, 9s ; E. Fenton, i)51 14s ; W. Old, 10s; S. Smith,, £1108.. - ? - It was decided not to have the blinding done ?? on . rood near Henrietta Plains, which was authorised at last meeting. The road; ratesji'the collector informed the trust, T^jre'inow all collected, with the exception of one, 'and the costs of four court coses had not yet been paid. The inspector reported that contractors working on the Calder road had inter fered with the ...
MAIN ROAD BOARD. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 11 January 1899
MAIN ROAD BOARD. ?The secretary stated that tho Govern ment grant would show an increase on that of past years. The vote this time was .£11 per mile east and £6 per mile west of Wynyard. This was an increase of £5 for the cast end and £i for the west end'of the main rood. The grant totalled £132 12s 7d. The members considered that while £11 per mile would hardly do the eastern, end justice, they urgently re quired more money for the western end, because there - was more traffic on this part of the road. The secretary was in structed to write to tho Government and bring the matter under its notice. Mr F. King's offer to make an approach to Mr Gates' residence for£l was accepted. A letter was received from Mr F. King, in which he offered to supply the trust with 40 or 60 yards of stone at 4s per yard.; The offer was accepted. This terminated the business of the meeting.
WARATAH. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 11 January 1899
.WABATAH. The monthly meeting of the Waratah' Road Trust 'was held at the office of the MoumV'-'Bischoff T.M. Co. on Thursday last'. Present : — Messrs J. Quinfon (chairman), H. W. F. Kayser, R. Hanson, T. Gourley and P. D. Patterson. . The following correspondence was read : —From manager Magnet Silver Mine Co. acknowledging receipt of a letter from the trust objecting, to a paragraph hi the peti tion to the Minister for Works re improve ments to Waratah-Corinna road, and stat ing that the paragraph could not be altered or erased, but that a conv of the objection would , be forwarded to the Minister with the petition. From same stating that a reply from Secretary Publio 'Works to the petition had been received as follows :— Re rood to Magnet Silver Mine. Sir, — In connection with previous correspondence with reference to above, I am desired by .the Minister to inform you that your representations have been under consideration and report obtained thereon, but it it is not possible t...
THE ALLEGED LIBELS. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 11 January 1899
THE ALLEGED LIBELS. The statements which the Premier took exception to were contained in a letter to the 'Mercury ' of October 25, signed by Captain Parker. They were as folio w : — 'I have just returned to Tasmania, and seen the report of the Right' Honorable Sir Edward Braddon's speeches inl the Assembly on October 20. If correctly re ported he said : — 1. That Imade a falsa charge against another officer. 2. That the Auditor-General showed me that I was wrong. 3. That I did not demand an in quiry. All these statements ore wholly and absolutely incorrect. I emphatically contradict them, and believe that Sir Ed ward Braddon knew they were false when he made them.; . .. . . . .The whole mat ter of my dismissal is one in which Sir Edward Braddon is using his public posi tion to gratify his private enmity. ; More than two years ago he did me the honor to quarrel with me. He wished to force me to do what I knew to be distinctly wrong. ;v I refused, and had to tell, him in writing that,...
INTERCOLONIAL MARKETS. LATEST QUOTATIONS. THE SYDNEY PRODUCE MARKET. OUR SPECIAL REPORT. POTATO MARKET RECOVERING. Sydney, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 11 January 1899
INTERCOLONIAL MARKETS. LATEST QUOTATIONS. r THE SYDNEY PRODUCE MARKET. OUR SPECIAL REPORT. POTATO MARKET RECOVERING. Sydney, Monday. The potato market is firmer. Arrivals by rail to-day totalled over 800 bags, Sales were made at from £4 10s to £7, according to size and sample. The bal ance of the Tekapo's cargo, from the North- West Coast, sold at £6 5s. The chaff market is well supplied ; local best is quoted at £8 10s, Tasmanian at £3. Oats are firm at 2s 4d. . Large arrivals of New Zealand maize, and the quotation is slightly easier, being 4s. Wheat sold at Redfarn to-day at 2s 6d;bran, 7d; pol lard, lOd, very scarce; straw, £2 Ids, market bare. The weathef continues dry, and unless rain comes soon hay and chaff will be very much dearer. ^ , Sydney,' Tuesday. Arrivals of potatoes at the Redfern rail way station to-day /-totalled 900 bags. Prices at auction realised up to £7 for primest Brownells, but some smal samples sold as low as 2s per cwt. There is no change in any other lin...
The Rubicon Bridge. AND A CLOSED ROAD. A SERIOUS COMPLAINT. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 11 January 1899
The Rubicon Bridge. AND A CLOSED ROAD. A SERIOUS COMPLAINT. ? There is a great deal of interest being taken here (writes our Frankford corres pondent) about the Rubicon bridge. The settlers are anxious 'that it should be erected, as if it were built and the road made in some of the worst parts it would be the shortest way from the North West Coast to Launceston, and would also moke communication between there and the gold fields of Beaconsfield and Lefroy. From Latrobe to Beaconsfield would be about 35 miles, while the present way necessitates a journey of about 90 miles. being 55 miles further. It would also enable us to take our produce toDevonport, and purchase our stores there or at La trobe, which are as cheap to buy in as Launceston. ' There are a great many complaints here about our road being stopped by a recent purchaser of a piece of useless land which the public have had undisputed right to for about half a century, and it is to be hoped that the Harford Road Trust, on wh...
HOBART STOCK SALES. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 11 January 1899
HOBART STOCK SALES. Thefollowing sales of stookwere effected at the Hobart slaughter yards on Mon day: — By Messrs Boberts and Co. — 20 cattle, 14 15s to £13 10s; 213 Bheep, 9s 7d to 14s ; 60 lambs, 10s 3d to 14s 3d ; mutton, 7s 6d; beef, 2id perlb. . ByMrJ.W. Abbott.— 2 cattle, £5 5s to £5 12s 6d ; 152 sheep, 9s 6d to lls 9d ; 100 lambs, 9s 6d to 12s 6n; beef, 8d to 4Jd. . ' By the Tasmanian Stock Trading Com pany.— 40 cattle, £11 10s to £12 10s; 160 sheep, 12s to 13s 6d.
Road Trust Meetings. KENTISH PLAINS. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 11 January 1899
Road Trust Meetings. KENTISH PLAINS. Tho ordinary monthly meeting of the Kentish Plains Road Trust was held at Wilson's Hotel, Sheffield, on Saturday lost (writes our correspondent). 'Present: — Messrs W. R. Jones (chairman), T. Jubb, W. Mime, J. Boiitcher, and G. Dyer. It was resolved that the overseer (Mr Cock) be instructed to grub and clear stumps near Bessel's and Cruickshank's. The secretary stated that he had ar ranged with Mr W. Morse with record to the work on the road near his place, and it would be done on the £ for £ principle. The chairman intimated that a large tree had fallen across a culvert on the Nook road near Husband's, smashing the culvert. After some discussion it was de cided, on the motion of Mr Dyer, seconded by Mr Boutcher.that the secretary inspect the culvert and report on same at next meeting. The secretary reported that he had visited the Forth bridge near Wilmot, and found that some logs were fast against the abutments. .After discussion it was de cide...
LEVEN. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 11 January 1899
LEVEN. The usual monthly meeting of the Le ven Koad Trust was held at Ulverstone on Saturday (writes our correspondent). Present :— Messrs S. Mason (in the choir), M. Bauloh; G-.-Xewis, G. A. Lewis,' J. Russell, J. Stalker; and J. Robson. , A letter was received from the Public Works Department in regard, to the drainage in Trevor street, and after some discussion it ; was resolved not to con tribute'anything towards cost of same; also that as the Town Board had not accepted the offer of the chairman re garding the North Motton road, if any deepening of this were required the Town Board would have to contribute half the cost.. A petition,. signed by a large number of West Devon electors, and addressed to the Premier,' was ordered to be forwarded to Sir Edward Braddon, with the recom mendation of ? the trust. The petition re quested the Premier to use his influence in getting some improvements made to the Lower Gawler road this summer, as it is in a very bad state indeed. A communica...
NEW SOUTH WALES WHEAT YIELD. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 11 January 1899
NEW SOUTH WALES WHEAT YIELD. The Government estimate of the New South Wales wheat crops for this season is considerably below those formed at an earlier stage by independent experts. The yield per acre is now estimated at 8*1, which will give a total yield of 9,072,852 bushels. The total production of grain is nearly 1J million bushels less than the harvest of lost year, when 132,000 acres were cut for grain. There is not likely to be any surplus for export during the com ing year. In addition to the area under grain above mentioned, the hay crop is included, which is estimated to occupy 341,529 acres.