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Shipping. DEVONPORT. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 18 January 1899
Shipping. DEYOWPORT. ?';' '? arrived/ January 16— Kawatiri, 'ss, 463 tons; A F. Anthony, from Strahan. January 16 — Australia, ss, 459 tons, W. J. Rogers, from Launceston. January 17— Wareatea, ss, 460 tons, R. Harris, from Melbourne. Passengers :— Saloon — Mrs Mason; Misses Sladin, C. Eeiff, Burrell ; Messrs Mason (2), J. Tres ? trail; and a number in the steerage. , January 17— Dorset, ss, 106 tons, W. Holyman, jun, from Stanley. y SAILED. January 16— Amy, ss, 76 tons, T. Holy; man, for Launceston. . ,- January 16 — Kawatiri, sa, 453 tons, A. . : F.'Anthony, for Melbourne. Passengers : :?— 2 steerage. .......... January 17— Australia, ss, 459 tons, W. - J. Bogers, for Strahan. ' ?.?? ';???:? . ?- . Exports. % ' . January 16— Per ss Eawatiri,' for Mel-, bourne — 500 bgs oats, Don Trading Co.; 126 bgs potatoes, Field and Co.; , 60 bgs potatoes, G. H. Webb. . ; ,.;. V : Amy, ss, left for Launceston at 10 a'.m: oh Monday. ; ' L .? ? Kawatiri, ss, arrived from Strahan at 0 o'clock on M...
East Devonport State School. PRESENTATION TO MR AND MRS HOLMES ON THEIR DEPARTURE FOR BURNIE. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 18 January 1899
East Devonport State School. PRESENTATION TO MR AND MRS HOLMES .???''?; ON THEIR DEPARTURE FOR BURNIE. ,;??.? -\ ? About 50 persons, including a 'number of ladies and children, attended at the1 East Devonport State school last evening to show their, esteem for Mr W. N. Holmes, the teacher, and his estimable wife prior to their departure' for Burnie. The Hon J. H. M'Call, M.L.C., in 'a very eulogistic speech, said Mr and Mrs Holmes were not only respected but be loved bv the Deoiile of Devonnnrt. TJir' latter regretted very much their depart ure, and he felt sure they could not find anyone who could more efficiently fulfil, Mr Holmes' scholastic duties. The pres ence of Mr and Mrs Holmes and then efforts on the children's behalf had been most beneficial to the families of East Devonport. Mr M'Call then pre sented to Mrs Holmes a handsome cut glass and silver butter dish and set of pickle jars, and to Mr Holmes a valuable writing case with his initials inscribed in silver, also a snak...
Mersey Marine Board. THE FORTNIGHTLY MEETING. DISCUSSION ON WHARF EXTENSION. THE AGNEW DREDGE A BIG SUCCESS. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 18 January 1899
Mersey Marine Board. THE FOBTNIGHTLY. MEETING. DISCUSSION ON AVHABF EXTEN SION. ' '\ THE AGNEW DREDGE A BIG , SUCCESS. ' The usual fortnightly meeting of the Mersey Marine Board was held' at .the Board's offices on Monday. Present :— Mr D. Cocker (Master Warden) and Wardens W. Holyman, G. C. Budge, J. Murray, G. Atkinson, and J. H. M'Calli A Forecast. Before going into the general business of the meeting, the Master Warden read tho following report which he had pre pared : — ' It seems necessary at this, our first meeting in the new year, that we should foreshadow the Board's future policy. We have supplied particulars and returns, showing our present position. Income from all sources, including the credit bal ance J-763 Is lOd, from last year, .£3,411 9s '9d. Expenditure, including interest, etc., alterations to Agnew, £3,126 15s 4d ; Cr.' balance; £284 14s 5d; bank balance, £788 9s 5d. In accordance with Warden Rudge's notice given at our last meeting, held December 16, 1898, aski...
Agricultural Conference. MINISTERS MEET AT HOBART. TASMANIAN QUARANTINE REGULATIONS AMENDED. A STANDARD FRUIT CASE ADOPTED. Hobart, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 18 January 1899
Agricultural Conference. .MINISTERS MEET AT HOBABT. ? TASMANIAN QUAEANTINE BEGU - v LATIONS AMENDED. -A STANDARD FRUIT CASE ,; ?? ? ADOPTED. »'.'? Hobart, Tuesday. lJ' ?' ' A conference of the Ministers of Agri culture ' of South Australia (Hon. R. Butler), New South Wales (Hon. J. €ook), Viotoria (Hon. J. W. Taverner) and Tasmania (Sir Edward Braddon) was .held at Hobart yesterday, Sir Edward Braddon presiding. The following reso lutions were agreed to : — ' That the period of quarantine in Tasmania on cattle, sheep, and pigs from the United Kingdom be amended as follows: — Cattle, from 60 to 40 days; sheep. 60 to 80 days ; pigs, now absolutely prohibited, to be admitted pn 30 days' quarantine ; thus bringing the Taamanian quarantine regulations into line with the regulations ^_ In New South Wales, Victoria, South '^''-Australia, and Queensland.' 'That this conference having fully considered the . proposals of Mr J. H. Geddes for the establishment of a central depot for perish able...
SUDDEN DEATH AT PATERSONIA Launceston, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 18 January 1899
SUDDEN DEATH AT PATERSONIA Launceston, Monday. Ada Spencer Kettle, aged 38 years, re siding with her relatives at Fatersonia, died suddenly on Saturday. It seems that six weeks ago she was confined, since when she Had suffered severely from a cold and eczema. Nevertheless she got up on Saturday and went about her work as usual, but about 4 o'clock fainted and passed away. The only person present was her daughter, 14 years of age. At the ' inquest, held at Mr. James Millwood's. , / residence to-day, (the medical testimony showed that deceased died from heart-, disease. A verdict to this effect was ac cordingly returned. Deceased leaves & family of six in destitute circumstances.
A LUCKY PAUPER. LEFT A FORTUNE OF £15,000. Launceston, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 18 January 1899
_A . A LUCKY PAUPER, LEFT- A FORTUNEr 0? : /15,000^ C -? ? -? Launceston. Mondav. JohnWilcox, on- inmate of the Laun ceston Benevolent Asylum, aged 77, has. been left a fortune of £15,000'by a- rela tive, to be shared with a sister hi England. The manlias, been in the colony for 60 years,* and for three years has been in the asylum. It seems that the money was left him some time ago, but his relatives were under the impression that he was, dead. .
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. SHOCKING DOMESTIC TRAGEDY. ATTEMPTED WIFE MURDER AND SUICIDE. Adelaide Monday. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 18 January 1899
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. . SHOCKING- DOMESTIC TRAGEDY. -; .; ATTEMPTED WIFE MURDER AND ???: . suicide; ? . ?..?? ^,: Adelaide, Monday. A terrible domestic tragedy is reported ? from Yorke's: Peninsula. ..A 'blocker' named Cairns; living apart from his wife, ?' attacked herewith a shoemaker's knife and ^Jfc stabbed her sevoral times in the body. ;» He then struck her on the head with a -*' fiiyiron with such force that she was ren dered insensible. After this the man cut Mb throat with the knife he had previously used on his wife. The latter's injuries are serious, but she will probably recover. Cairns' wounds are so severe that his re- ' covery is regarded as very improbable. ? - ' 'Adelaide,' Tuesday. - Cairns' condition is improving, and his , - recovery isnow considered probable;
LAUNCESTON SHARE MARKET. Launceston. Monday. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 18 January 1899
LAUNCESTON SHARE MARKET. ' Launceston. Mondav.' ; To-day's sales on 'Change were: — South Hercules, , 7£d ; Jupiter, 4}d ; Mount '. Black, 7sl0d. ' v ^1 . Launceston, Tuesday. -_ ~ TThe only sales on 'Change to-day were in Tasmania West Extended at 2s 6d. The principal quotations were : — Pinafore, b 8s 6d, s 3s 9d ; Tasmanian Amalgamated West, paid b 2s, s 2s 3d ; Mt Bead, b 30s; Queen, s 4s 6d ; Magnet, b 45s, s 47s Cd; Western, b 12s, s 14s ; Berry Consols, b 2s ; Hercules, b 21s 6d ; Lyell, b £6, s £6 12s:. Mount Black, b 7s 8d; s 8s 4d; Bischoff, s £30. ?