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DUCK RIVER REQUIREMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 8 November 1890
DUCK RIVER REQUIREMENTS &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT) The report of the recent deputation which visited Hobart from this part of the country to place our requirements before the Minister of Lands, contained some very severe reflec- tions upon Mr. C. K. Sheard, which were entirely uncalled for. It was stated that the &nbsp; speakers of the deputation considered Mr. Sheards report very unsatisfactory, but there must have been a mistake made by your Hobart representative, or else the members of the deputation forgot themselves and wilfully tried to cast a slur upon Mr. Sheard's work. As a matter of fact the mem bers of the duputatlion and our league here &nbsp; know that if Mr. Sheard's instructions from the Minister of Lands were to report as to the desirableness of making a survey, us when he was down here for the purpose of obtaining the necessnry information some of the mem- bers of our Improvement Association re- marked t...
STANLEY HARBOUR IMPROVEMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 8 November 1890
STANLEY HARBOUR &nbsp; IMPROVEMENTS &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; We are pleased to learn by wire from our Hobart correspondent that tenders have been accepted by the Government for the 165 peppermint gum piles to be used in the con- struction of the 'Stanley jetty. The success- ful tenderer is Mr. J. S. Lee, of Duck River, the amount of his tender being £597/8/3, the prices varying from 1/3 to 2/,per lineal foot. All piles are to be delivered by the 31st December next, and work will be commenced as soon as possible. &nbsp; We think the opinion is generally conceded that Stanley Harbour will only be a fair weather port until the breakwater is built, and it is a mistake that the money for both the breakwater and Jetty was not voted so that both works could be gone on with to- gether ; but at present the jetty only is to be built. The work is in the hands of the department, and we understand that tenders will be called for the construction...
FATAL ACCIDENT AT IRISH TOWN. STANLEY, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 8 November 1890
FATAL ACCIDENT AT IRISH TOWN. &nbsp; (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT) Stanley, Thursday. &nbsp; &nbsp; A sad and fatal accident happened at Myrtle Hill, near Irish Towu, to-day, by which a young man named Frank Gorham , son of Mr. Martin Gorham, of Irish Town, aws killed while falling a tree. It appears that the deceased was working at a large tree on a scaffold he had erected, and that when the tree commenced to fall, as he imagined, it must have come back again and fallen in the opposite direction to where he -thought it would. From the marks in the locality it looks as though Gorham had jumped off the scaffold when the tree rebounded, and in endeavouring to get clear of it tripped over some logs and old-man ferns on the ground. The tree in swinging back and falling struck another tree about halfway down, which caused the butt to swing round and fall upon Gorham, striking him on the head. The force of tho blow was so great as to take off a part of the scalp of ...
CONTINUOUS MATCH. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 12 November 1890
CONTINUOUS MATCH. Open to nil members. Distnncc TOO yds.; 5 shots; Srd cluss taiget. l'ost ent.-y, 2/(1. Ee-entiiert nllowed. No competitor to take more than one 1st or 2nd prize each ilny. A 1st prir.oof £1, n 2nd or 10/., nml 83 per. cent, of entry fees will be ? iliTideil into 10/.. prizes ,wlll be nwurdud ench dny. noo ydc Captain Brown (Ulverstono) ? 23 Privnte Crisp (liurnie) ? 21 Private Tong (liurnie) ? 2 Col. Hciir. Edgar (ltuinio) ? j\ l'rivate Tour (l)urnio) ?' ? ??? -1 Privnto J. Quantrell rtJlverslone) ... ^0 Private Tong (Burnie) ... ? ? -'' Col. Serg. Edgar (lUirnio) ? 20 Privnte Snward (llurnie) ? 20 Privnto finwnrd (liurnie) ? Jl- Private Brown (Burnic) ? !?- Cnptniu Olmpnmn (Uurnie) ? }» One prize of XI and two of 10/. were nwnnleil to Ciiptnin Brown, Hrlvnto Crisp nml 1'ri'vnto Tong respectively.
NURSERY MATCH. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 12 November 1890
NUltSHUY MATCH. Itestrictcd to metnbera who have never llreil in Associntion Mntehen. Distances, 201), BOO, 400 yds ; 7 shots at each. Ent ry, Jt 1 . (PoHition iiKinNo. 1.) Open to teams of live from any Company of Auxiliary Force. Prlite, .en. Taiim: Cape. 2no i:oo ion yd-. y.N. yds. Tl. Lieut, lluiljie ? 2li 22 21—72 Private 15. Sinter ? 27 23 28 — 7d Private P.-'ostly ? : 18 21 2.1— 07 Private O'Xeil ? 21 21 21— (IS ?Ph'vate Smart ... ... 28 J15 J4-O2 ' -Total ... ... 115.105 122-342 Penguin. 20OF0O4GO » ? yds.-yds. yds. Tl. Privnto O'Byruu ........ 20 .23 IB— '.12 Privnto It. Smith ? ,.20 23 211— 75 Prlvato Hales ? 1» 2.1 17-57 Private W. Brown ? 21 I 11—80 ' Prlvijtb Wiwlo ., ... .» 1 , ?« °— 7 Tot«l ? «l- 78 73-231
MEETING AT THE COURT-HOUSE. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 12 November 1890
MEETING AT THE COURT-HOUSE. A meeting of the cxecntivc committee of the Rifle Association w»s held at the Court house lust evening, Captain Chapman occu pying tho chair. The principal business wns to ;consiiler n protest entered against thu boons of Private frith, of Ulverstbne, in tho ladles' Match. Hiascoro of 81 points was disputed. After the matter had been dis cussed, n motion to tho effect that Private H. Trlth's score be received and the protest dismissed was put to the meeting and hut, owing to the voting being equal and the chairman not having a casting vote, as he wns pecuniarily interested in the dispute. A meeting of the Council wns then held and the protest against II. Frith's sciiie(:ii-). brought before -them by tho Executive Committee. It was eventually decided that both his and Private Qmntroirs scor- be disallowed in the Ladles' Match. . It was also decided Hint tlio next prize meeting ho held at Ln trout;, on thi 21th May,' 1891, and such succeeding days its ncces...
RIFLE CLUB BALL. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 12 November 1890
HIKLE CLU1I HALL. A most enjoyable ball was hold in the Town-hall lnxt nignt, in nid of the funds of the Hide Club, to assist in defraying the cost of preparing tho range for the recent con test, kc'. The hall was most tastefully deco rated with foniH nml flowers, and there was nlso r- libm-.vl display of flags, giving the linll a very picturesque appearance. The door was in good outer, and excellent music was provided by Miss and Messrs. Porter, of. Ulvorstone. There wore about !)() couples present, and the devotees of the tcrp-icliorenn art appeared to enjoy themselves thoroughly, and a nirogramme of .21 dances was carried out under the direction nf Mr. I1'. Long. Several of. theolHeem of tho' Hide Club wore present, amongst others being Captain Chap man, Sergeant Itoycc, mid Colour-sergeant Edgar (the indefatigable secretary). Captain Brown, of nivonttonc, nlsonttendrd. A really Ruinptuous supper was laid out upon the stage, the many delicate and tempting viands ?being provided b...
STEWED STEAK. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 12 November 1890
STEWED STEAK. One pound of beef, ioz. of dripping, one pint of weak stock, one onion, one. Carrot, one small turnip, ono stick of celery, three cloves, pepper and salt, one table-spoonful of flour, and one dessert spoonful of catsup. Put the stock into a stewpan or' saucepan, and let it boil. Mix the flour into a smooth batter with a little water, and gradually pour on thq boiling slock, raturn It to tho saucepan, let it boil up again, then draw it to ono side of the lire, and let it keep warm, but not boiling, and add to it the catsup. Dredge llie beef with flour ; place it in a frying-pan with the dripping, and let it fry till it is nicely browned, then add it to the wnrm stock, put in .the onion, which should be washed and peeled, nnd have the cloves stuck in it i cover th,q pan w|t|| tli° Hdi «ncl lut ^ simmer very gently for half an hour. Wash and pre pare the vegetables, cut them into small pieces, and fry them In the same frying pan in which you fried the steak, but then add ...
CONCERT AT THE TOWN HALL. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 12 November 1890
OOrrOMUT AT TUB TOWN HALL i A concert, tvns announced In luku .place in tho Town-hall on Monday nlgl'it, in aid of thcfiindiof the association. At Ilic appointed hour for commencing there nils a numerous attendance of the publlo, hut no si^ns of r.uy entertainment, The time passed ou until half-past 8 was reached, but them was still shortly after Mr. Clnpman appeared on tlio no nppsnmnuu of the pjrforin.T.s. However, stage nnil iiiiiioiinceil Hint owing to thu absence of ninny of thu performers tliu con cert coulil not take plaej. Those present then left Ilij lmll, receiving the money palii for their tickets us they pif-scil out. It is no iiiilucuiiictit to the public In iiltenil con certs nr other entertainment*, mid shows groat want of courtesy on the pint of those who hml promised the llillu Club to contri bute to the progi-nume, if performers do. not keep their engagement ; anil It is to bu hopjcl that such u similar Nt:it-J of affairs will never have to h: recorded again. Advan...
CHURCH PARADE. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 12 November 1890
CHURCH. PAUADM. ? ' A church pamtlo in connect inn with tlio 'lltllo Association was hulil on Nuiidiiy night, nbout 25 inomboin, Including visitors, nttenil Ing. .'Die men wore formed up by Lloulonunl T, J, Glorke, opposite Kni-rull's ilotul, mill wcro innrched through thuslruuls under coin mnnil of Cnptnin A. K. Olmpmiiii ami Onptiiin ir. a. IJrowu to tho' uiiilml Methodist Trcu Church, wlioio (lie Rev. IT, Hull preached nn nppi'oprinlu aermon. Owing 1 1 hoiii'J misun derstanding with refcronou to Iliu oliuicOi p.irmlc, thu nttciiilaii'.'u was not iih largu ns wits expected.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 12 November 1890
COMMERCIAL, j ? ♦- ? i The holiday has interfered somewhat ivith buainess in the produce line during the past two days, Stocks of potatoes are still lo\p in Sydney, and our remarks in last issue \vith reference to increase in price in that market still hold good. '; Special A.avei-tiNciuentgJ /\UEBN'S GIIAMMAR SCHOOL W EMU BAY. ? ! iPnisorPAt :— J. HAMILTON EOYOE, .^Certificated Trained Tencher, Melbourne -?- ? University j Certi Heated Teacher, Drawing, Drill, Gymnastics. Senior Laily Assistant: — MlBS S. do1 B. Mdmby, Certificated Trained Teacher! i -, ; Junior Lady Assistant : — Miss JI. Bbovtx, Melbourne University. j The course of instruction includes English in nil its branches, Latin, French, Mathc mntics, kc. Prospectus and terms on appli cation to the Principal. UAJYKO1? VAXDIEnXX'8 KAXS, JLlmiteil. A. BRANCH of this Bank is NOW OPEN at BUItNTE, Emu Bny, under the manage ment of Jin, A. E, Hahhison'. W. G. BROWNE, Manager. R. 8. JVYIOJt & €-».. ULVEItSTONE.J Kami, E...
FIRST DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 12 November 1890
PinST. DAY. - The IIi'iil half-yearly priio meeting of the above nssjciaiioii was commciccd ou Monday iufct at Hidy'oy, about 1(1 miles from Htirnlo on the JJ.1J. and iUt. railimy.1 The ntten dance ut oompjtflois wns not ns numerous us anticipated, Dolomlno, Latrabo, Fonnby, Northdown, Somerset, nud Stanley, not being roproHcnteil j the competing nmrksiuLMi repro senliiig r'-iiellluld, Ulvuiwtonu, 1'cnsniiii, Wynynnl nnd lliirniu. Ju all thoro woru abdtlL ?.() P.-llllilOl llni'4 1ll*,,l:l)lll r 'I'll,, nl.'u........ or men from Ihc dills. iibjTe-iueiitloned was strongly coniinented upon, and It was con sidered dlscoiiricoun on flic part of Homcracl, Stnnloy, and Latrobe not to have pent repre- ' sentatives — especially the two iirst-nnineil. I-utrobe mid Deloranle cxcu--cil themselves on account of the expense in travelling to llumie, but they (ihonld hnvc ruuicniberuil thnt the Uurnic mill other western clubs had thu siunu expense in iitloiiding'tlietwo meetings which have already ...
SHIPPING. BURNIE. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 12 November 1890
SHIPPING. ?*??? i AU1UV13D . Nov. 8.— Moroton.s.B., 581 tons, J, Bonlloy, f ram Melbourne - Nov. 8.— Phanton, kotoVi, from TJlvonstono. , Cargo — BO bags lime, W. Jones. BAILED. Nov. 8.— Moreton, s.n., 681 tons, J. Bentloy for Lnunocaton. . . ? ' . ''? IMPORTS.' _ ' ~' ?''Moretoui'8.8., from Melbourne.— 25 oases kerosene, J. Alderron j 25 do and 8 pkgn, 11. W. Alf ord i 25 cs kerosene, '10 pktsBUKnr, 1 , cask oil, 10 pkgs, Stuttonl Bros.i 10 cs kero sene, Stutterd nud Sons j Id bags sugar,* 5 pkgs nnd. 8 cs fumtturo, W. Smithies! 82 bags sugar, 4 pkgs, E. and A. Stutterd j 1 cs oil) 40 bags sugar, 47 do, 8 cs, 1 bags rice, 12 . c«, 1 bag, S. Madclorn ; 1 parcel, V.D.L, Oo.| 1 csB pkgs fruit, E. Filmcr j 2 cs chairs, ' pkgs stool, 4 bags beef, 8 casks do, 1 bnle 1 bagcocoanuts,10-pkgs, W. Jonosj O.pkgi ' iron, 2 pkgs, J. Mylan ; 2 boxes, T. Kenner ; 1 ornto, J. Pattowon ; 2 cs, It. Kiggs j 1 cs 1 box, Harris aud€o. j 4 cs fruit, W. Budfiold | 2 os fruit, Ah Loon ; 0 do, Kum Lee ; 5 c...
COOKERY. BEEF CROQUETTES. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 12 November 1890
C O «- K. 12 It Y. 13EEF CROQUETTES. Mince some cold roast or boilcd'bccfj and n quarter of tho quantity of potatoes. Take grnvy enough to moisten the meal litul potatoes, sqasunud with catsup nnd Worcester siiuco, pepper nnd snlt to taste, and a pinch of marjoram and thyme, one beaten egg, and fine 'bread crumbs. Mash the potatoes smooth, mix in the meat, gravy and seasoning, form into oblong balls with a little Hour, Dip each ball in the. beaten ogtj, roll In (lit) crumbs, nnd fry quickly hi boiling fal to a light brown. Drain carefully and lay in a hot dish. Serve a little gravy in r tureen.
[?]ILLNYE ON THE FOOTPLATE. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 12 November 1890
.'jiLLiryis on Tins footplate. It wan in Pennsylvania only a short tlmo 1130 that n'u mot, running out of Altoona, Iho justly cololiratoil oru-hi-:or who cnn .oxtonil his oars, likotv jnclt-lii-tlio-liox, nt will. I do not recall his miino, but I do ratnainbor Hint after I had nskod.hlni soniothhiR about whether wo woro Into or not sovornl times ho hold his hoad down to my lips nnd allot his oar out at 1110 liko tho wnrm, ilnnknoso of a baby elephant. Ho has a national reputation that way, it scums, but I did not know it. /Others who know both of us, onjoycil tho moating vary much. Hinca that I hnvo been ? loss inquiditivo nuout trains. ? I also took n ridooutof Philadelphia In tho cab of a locomotive engine later on. It was . tho Honry F. Slmw of tho llaltimoro nnd Ohio, nnd I had to got up at (1 o'olook a.m. to do it, but ns I wont to bod at 5.48, having b:on to tho Union Loaguo Club to soo spmo frionds (ho evening boforo who had dotainod mo, it did not mntlov. Socuving n pound of...
A FRENCH SWEET. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 12 November 1890
A FRENCH SWEET. Put 2oz. of butter in a stewpan, with Jib. of sugar, half a pint of water, a pinch of salt, and some grated lemon peel : boil all together, then take from the fire, and sift in flour enough to make it a rnthcr gtiff paste, stir all the time ; put back on tho nro, nnd cook (still stirring) until the paste leaves the sides of the saucepan, then take from the stove ; two minutes after, add three eggs, one at a time, stir ring them well in, turn the whole on to a plate, take up small pieces of the paste on tho end of a spoon, drop thorn into moderatoly hot fat, and boil ; when done, drain in a linen cloth, and serve hot.
THE YOUNG CADET; OR, THE Turns of Fortune's Wheel CHAPTER XII (Continued). [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 12 November 1890
YOUNG CADET; Olt, THIS Viii'nM'ol'li'oi'timu'N Wlwol. ' * ? ' ' ny BEN. PERLEY POOHE, r ??? \ ;?? -? .. ?- ?'?'' ?: - i . ........ CHAPTER XII (Coutiimed). i,01omont watched, with nhntst vacant in difforcuco, tho propnmtlons f or his departure, and tho bluo hills of Ncvonstnk wore fust Blnklng bonenth tho horizon ere ho was fully conscious that ho hail left his native hind, n heart-broken exile. Thon, clear ns the tones of n sllvor trumpet, enmo thoughts ol Ida Patterson, nnd proud hopes that he might yet stand beforo her, freo from suspicion, . - ? and worthy of ihor love. Oloment found that ho had seven fellow passongers, all bound for Cnlcuttn, and all professing t] be good sailors, although it U''B some dnys beforo they nppenrcd nt table. Nnv.';jatlon was tho!r hobby, and they would glibly criticise tlie sailing cf tho vcesoI when tho captain was not within hearing, or dis cuss tho probable length of the voyage in n manner that showed a knowledge of ' wind currents 'not sinco at...
HOW SHE PERSUADED HIM. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 12 November 1890
HOW SHE PERSUADED HIM. A day or two ago a woman entered a tele graph oflico, and said to tho receiver of, mes sages that she dosired to telegraph her hus band, who wna in Chicago, for monoy. Ho pointed her to tho counter supplied with blanka, nnd told her tho rato for ton words. Sho struggled away for a quarter of nn hour, nnd then handed him in tho following :— ' Won't you pleaso Bond me ladoi. by next mail?' 'I don't know whether that will do or not,' sho said, as sho felt for her monoy. ' If you wore to receive such adespntohfrom your wife, would you forward tho monoy?' 'Well— well, I might,' he roiilied, in doubtful tones. ' Now you wait I I don't liko tho despatch at all, becauso I tried to keep it within ton words. I'll write another.' Sho toro it up, walked over to tho counter, and in threo minutes handed in a new ono, roading : 'Am out of food and fuel, nnd want ton dollars as soon as you got it horo. If you can't spare it, I'll spout tho parlour oarpot I' 'That would- bring...